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July 18, 2019

GOP Candidate Josh Duvall: Norcross just Voted to Kill 1.3 MILLION Jobs

CHERRY HILL - NJ CD-1 GOP candidate Josh Duvall released the following statement regarding Congressman Norcross voting for increasing the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. “Donald Norcross joined ‘The Squad’ (far-left congresswomen Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Pressley, and Tlaib) by voting for the ‘Raise the Wage Act’, which aims to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour by... Read more →


El Chapo Sentenced to Life Plus 30 Years

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, Sinaloa Cartel Leader, Drug Kingpin was Convicted of Running a Continuing Criminal Enterprise and Other Drug-Related Charges Including Murder Conspiracies BROOKLYN, NY (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 18, 2019)--– Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera, known by various aliases, including “El Chapo” and “El Rapido,” was sentenced today by United States District Judge Brian M. Cogan to life imprisonment plus 30 years... Read more →


CAWP: Statement on President Trump's Attacks on Congresswomen

For nearly fifty years, the Center for American Women and Politics has studied and analyzed women's political participation in the United States. Research shows that women candidates and politicians already face elevated levels of harassment and threats of violence. This is worse for women of color. The persistent attacks by the President of the United States on Representatives Ilhan Omar,... Read more →


Pennacchio: Murphy’s Frivolous SALT Lawsuit Is a Waste of Taxpayer Dollars

TRENTON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Senator Joe Pennacchio criticized Governor Murphy’s lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service, claiming it is a waste of state resources and taxpayer money. “The Murphy Administration is lawsuit happy,” said Pennacchio (R-26). “The Governor should not be using New Jersey taxpayer dollars to play politics. Rather than fighting with the federal government, I urge Governor Murphy to focus... Read more →


State Employment Rate Rebounds in June; Unemployment Rate at Historically Low 3.5%

TRENTON – Employment levels in the Garden State increased in June while the state’s unemployment rate fell to an historic monthly low, according to estimates produced by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The state’s unemployment rate fell by 0.3 percentage points to 3.5 percent — the lowest monthly rate since state-level records began in 1976 — and below the... Read more →


Maryland Fishing: Plenty of Striped Bass Action by Bay Bridge; Some Cobia Near Target Ship; Razor Clams best for Crabs

By Keith Lockwood | Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources July 17, 2019 Young Isaac had a great day fishing for white perch in his own kayak. Photo by Eric Packard Summertime fun is settled in throughout Maryland. It’s great to see children whose parent, relative or guardian can take them fishing or crabbing, enjoying all that the Maryland outdoors has... Read more →


NJ ORDERS STATEWIDE SURVEY OF UNTESTED 'RAPE KITS'

Yesterday, Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law a bill that mandates a new survey on SAFE (Sexual Assault Forensic Examination) kits — specifically, how many kits are tested annually. A state auditor's report released last summer found that almost half of the SAFE kits collected by the state were actually never tested. In November, state Attorney General issued a statewide... Read more →


ICE removes 37 Cambodian nationals, 35 of those were Convicted Criminals

WASHINGTON – Thirty-seven Cambodian nationals, most convicted criminals, were repatriated to Cambodia, Tuesday, in accordance with their final removal orders following immigration court proceedings. Among these 37 individuals were 35 convicted criminals, who traveled via a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) ICE Air Operations flight from Dallas, Texas to their home country. Their combined... Read more →


Obituary | Mary E. Martin of Westville

March 15, 1942 - July 15, 2019 Mary E. Martin (nee Miller), on July 15, 2019, of Westville. Beloved mother of Sharky, Maryann Rush (Joe), and the late Danny. Devoted grandmother of Crystal (Joe), Shaun (Ashley), Little Danny, Zach, and the late Kelly and great grandmother of Joey, Jackson, Ryan, Jayden, Alex, and Liam. Loving sister of Joan, Sue (Harry),... Read more →


Details Emerge Of Mystery FBI Spreadsheet That Kept Track Of Steele Dossier

Chuck RossJuly 2019 FBI investigators maintained a spreadsheet that kept track of individual allegations made in the infamous Steele dossier. The spreadsheet reportedly noted many of the allegations were either inaccurate or unverified. Former Rep. Trey Gowdy has previously alluded to the spreadsheet, saying it showed the FBI also used a longtime Hillary Clinton ally to corroborate some of the... Read more →


Throw Back Thursday...A Dog Running Away Is No Laughing Matter

Gloucester Township Police Department Community Bulletin: Throw Back Thursday... To One of GTPD's “First Found Dog Pictures” from 2016 We have found many dogs since our first found dog social media post in June of 2016, some returned to their owners, many taken to the shelter and claimed, and several others who Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center found new homes.... Read more →


Celebrity Sherri Shepherd and HealthyWage Partner to Pay $10,000 Cash

to Dieters Realizing Personal Weight Loss Goal 'Sherri Shepherd's HealthyWager' initiative to leverage the power and efficacy of financial incentives and expert-caliber support to spur extraordinary success among those dieting-for-dollars through the program New York, NY, July 2019 - HealthyWage—the world’s leading purveyor of financially-induced diet contests for individuals and corporate/team-based weight loss challenges , today announced an A-list partnership... Read more →


Joe Sestak Releases His Agriculture Policy Platform

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Democratic presidential candidate Joe Sestak, a former Pennsylvania Congressman and a three-star Admiral, who served in the Navy for 31 years, released his agriculture policy proposals today. Farmers and farmworkers are the backbone of our economy. Yet American farmers have seldom faced as many challenges as they face today — from corporate consolidation to harmful trade wars to the increasingly... Read more →


Pennsylvania ranks 27th highest for dependence on property taxes; New Jersey Ranks 3rd Highest

Gloucester City News blog files The Center SquareJuly, 2019 (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Pennsylvania finished 27th in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes. That percentage for property tax reliance in Pennsylvania amounted to 29.2 percent, according to the foundation’s numbers. Property taxes in the U.S. as a whole made... Read more →


Brian Hodges Earns 2018 Quality Service Pinnacle Award

Southampton, PA (Grassroots Newswire) -(Gloucestercitynews.net)-7/17/19 -- Bill Lublin, broker/owner of CENTURY 21 Advantage Gold Corporate Center announced today that Century 21 Real Estate LLC recently recognized sales affiliate Brian Hodges with the CENTURY 21 Quality Service Pinnacle Producer Award. "The Quality Service Pinnacle Producer Award is an integral part of our brand’s commitment to excellence and recognizes Brian’s dedication to... Read more →


The Center for American Women and Politics NJ County Report Card:

Mercer County Leads the Pack; No County Reaches Parity in City Council Seats (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Mercer County leads New Jersey in both its overall rank for women's representation among New Jersey counties as well as the number of women serving on city councils, according to new data compiled by the Center for American Women and Politics, a unit of the Eagleton Institute... Read more →


Suisun City resident charged with sexual abuse of a minor

07/16/2019 Photo of suspect was provided by the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office. This office is prosecuting the case at the state level. SAN FRANCISCO – Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) San Francisco agents worked with the Walnut Creek Police Department in an investigation that led to the arrest of Paul Fielder, a 60-year-old resident of Suisun City, California, charged,... Read more →


Mary M. Weber of Chesilhurst formerly of Gloucester City

Chesilhurst, NJ - Mary M. Weber (nee McCrane), age 78, of Chesilhurst, NJ, passed away on Sunday June 16, 2019 at the Samaritan Center in Voorhees. Beloved mother of Frank Ceretelle and the late Donna Ceretelle. Proud grandmother of Frank Jr. (Tree Milcarsky), Zachary, Tyler (William Thomas), and August; great-grandmother of Jaxson and Harper. Loving sister of Joe McCrane, Edna... Read more →


NJBIA Salutes 13 Stellar Development Projects

with New Good Neighbor Awards (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The New Jersey Business & Industry Association and its flagship publication, New Jersey Business magazine, honored the visionaries behind 13 outstanding New Jersey redevelopment projects at the 59th Annual New Good Neighbor Awards. The event, held at the Hanover Marriott in Whippany, honors the companies, as well as the architects, builders and financing entities, whose... Read more →


Registration is Open for the 2019 Walnut2Walnut River Challenge!

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Explore Philadelphia from the water by paddling the Independence Seaport Museum's annual Walnut2Walnut River Challenge on Saturday, September 21. Paddle or row down the Schuylkill River and up the Delaware for a scenic trip around Philadelphia's peninsula. The excursion begins at the Schuylkill Banks and ends at Independence Seaport Museum's boat basin. The Challenge offers spectacular views of the city's... Read more →


Mary E. Martin of Westville

March 15, 1942 - July 15, 2019 Mary E. Martin (nee Miller), on July 15, 2019, of Westville. Beloved mother of Sharky, Maryann Rush (Joe), and the late Danny. Devoted grandmother of Crystal (Joe), Shaun (Ashley), Little Danny, Zach, and the late Kelly and great grandmother of Joey, Jackson, Ryan, Jayden, Alex, and Liam. Loving sister of Joan, Sue (Harry),... Read more →


Happenings and Events in Philly

Outdoor Movie Series at Dilworth Park Begins July 19 (Gloucestercitynews.net)--PHILADELPHIA, PA--Watch blockbuster films on the big screen at Pictures in the Park presented by TD Bank! On July 19 through August 23, Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes at the Franklin Institute will sponsor fantastic fantasies and super hero smash-hits every Friday night starting at 8:30 p.m. The series will begin... Read more →


Consumer Group Warns of Costly Realities of NJ's Sweeping Energy Master Plan

(Gloucestercitynews.net)-TRENTON, N.J. — Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) Mid-Atlantic Director Mike Butler today delivered remarks to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities’ first series of stakeholder meetings on the Draft New Jersey Energy Master Plan (EMP), expressing concern that the sweeping energy policy proposals would have significantly negative impacts on families and businesses throughout New Jersey. “While we laud the... Read more →


Jane H Brown of Bellmawr, age 83

September 03, 1935 - July 15, 2019 Jane H. Brown (nee Speno), on July 15, 2019, of Bellmawr. Age 83. Beloved wife of the late George P. Devoted mother of Marie Aldrich (Glen), Cheryl O’Neill (Patrick), Georgia Vitacolonna (the late Bob), and Jeffrey Brown (Cindy). Loving grandmother of Jessie (Doug), Sean, Matthew (Jess), Ryan (Becky), Elizabeth (Brian), Courtney (Eddie), Jenna,... Read more →


The Salvation Army Kroc Center in Camden City to Host KrocFest July 20

Free, Family-friendly Festival to Celebrate the Kroc Center’s Five Years of Serving Camden and the Greater Region Camden City, NJ– (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Camden will host KrocFest on Saturday, July 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. onsite at their location (1865 Harrison Avenue) in celebration of five years of serving the... Read more →