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July 20, 2019

Brookers Winners in Round 1

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (July 20, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Brooklawn American Legion Baseball defeated Allentown 12 - 2 in first round action of the Camden County American Legion Baseball Tournament at Camden County College. The Brookers were led by Pitcher Mike Shannon (Bellmawr) who picked up the win. An early double by Dustin Bellis (Audubon) put the Brookers on the board first posting a... Read more →


Pemberton Township Man Shot Friday; Also AG Investigating Police Shooting

PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP NJ (July 20, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David H. Jantas announced that a man was shot last night in the Sunbury Village section of Pemberton Township. Police were alerted shortly after 9 p.m. that a shooting had occurred on Kinsley Road. It was subsequently determined that the victim, a 20-year-old male, had... Read more →


Obituary: James Bernard, of Bellmawr

BELLMAWR, NJ --James passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019. James was a resident of Bellmawr, New Jersey at the time of passing. James served his county in the US Army. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Thursday July 25th from 10-10:45 AM at the St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 100 Willowbend Rd., Marlton, NJ. Mass... Read more →


Obituary: Curtis H. Burg of Gloucester City

On July 17, 2019 of Gloucester City, NJ, age 55. He is the beloved husband of Joanne (nee Boccaleri), loving father of Dana Farquar (Ryan) Desiree Reeves, the late Ashley Burg and stepfather of Joseph Allen, Kristina Haydak (Steven) and David Kusch (Julia). He is also survived by his sisters Bonnie Burg and Theresa Brooks, 13 grandchildren and 1 great... Read more →


Kathy Shutter (nee Schoen), of Mt. Ephraim; Collingswood HS Alumnus

MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ--On July 18, 2019. Age 61. (nee Schoen). Of Mt. Ephraim. Formerly of Collingswood. Survived by her husband of 36 years, Wayne A. Shutter; children, Christopher (Lindsey) and Jessica (Gage); grandchildren, Jake and Ava. Predeceased by her parents Howard and Jean Schoen and her brothers, Mike and Fred Schoen (surviving Barbara). Kathy was a graduate of Collingswood High... Read more →


NJ Student Honored at SkillsUSA Workforce Development Event

Louisville, Ky. (Gloucestercitynews.net)(Grassroots Newswire) July 15, 2019 - A career and technical student in New Jersey won one of the nation's highest awards at the 2019 SkillsUSA Championships, held in Louisville, Ky., on June 26-27. More than 6,500 students competed at the national showcase of career and technical education. The SkillsUSA Championships is the largest skill competition in the world... Read more →


National Night Out.....Less than 3 weeks away!

GTPD Community Bulletin: (Gloucester Township, NJ)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--`National Night Out will be held on Tuesday August 6th, 2019 at 6pm. Citizens, law enforcement agencies, community groups, businesses, youth organizations and local, state and federal officials from all 50 states, U.S. territories and military bases worldwide joined forces to celebrate National Night Out (NNO) – a community crime and safety event sponsored by... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: TEXAS DEFENDS RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

Catholic league president Bill Donohue comments on a new law in Texas: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has struck a blow for religious freedom, signing into law the “Save Chick-fil-A” bill. That this law was even necessary demonstrates the level of contempt among radical activists for religious tolerance and freedom of speech . The bill was a response to the intolerance... Read more →


NJ has the 2nd Largest Pension Fund Deficit in the US; Reforms Needed

Research by The Pew Charitable Trusts shows New Jersey has the second-largest pension fund deficit in the nation and underscores the urgent need to transition to a more sustainable hybrid system, New Jersey Business & Industry Association) NJBIA President & CEO Michele Siekerka said Friday. According to Pew's nationwide research on the fiscal health of public employee retirement plans, New... Read more →


Fort Delaware State Park Closed due to Dangerous Temperatures

DELAWARE CITY -(Gloucestercitynews.net)-(July 20, 2019) - As a result of the dangerous weather conditions, Fort Delaware State Park will be closed today and tomorrow, July 20 -21, 2019. Patrons who purchased tickets in advance will be issued a refund or credit for a future visit. The decision to close the park is based on safety to the park staff, volunteers... Read more →


Paterson Police Officer Pleads Guilty

Admits Conspiring To Violate Civil Rights, Using Excessive Force, And Filing False Police Report NEWARK, N.J. – A City of Paterson police officer today admitted conspiring to violate the civil rights of individuals in Paterson, using unreasonable and excessive force, and filing a false police report to conceal his criminal activity, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Police Officer Frank Toledo,... Read more →


Dino Days Train Ride Comes To Phillipsburg

Phillipsburg, NJ--Gloucestercitynews.net - (PR MediaRelease) July 18, 2019 Dinosaurs and Trains, what could be better! Explore the world of Dinosaurs and Steam Trains in a day filled with family fun. In the station area learn about Dinosaurs with world famous field paleontologists Mike and Roberta Straka. Enjoy Scott Wagstaff -Ventriloquist and his Zany animals for a really fun family show!... Read more →


NJ Residents Named to Hofstra University's Athletic Director Scholars Academic Honor Roll

HEMPSTEAD, NY (07/15/2019)-- Hofstra University and the Department of Athletics are excited to announce the creation of the Hofstra Athletic Director Scholars Academic Honor Roll, recognizing the incredible work of Pride student-athletes in the classroom. A total of 159 Hofstra student-athletes, including the following area student-athletes, were named to the list for the spring semester. Alyssa Deangelo of Sewell (08080)... Read more →


NJ Students Named to Dean's List at Loyola University Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD (07/17/2019)-- Loyola University Maryland has announced the members of its spring 2019 Dean's List. In order to qualify for the Dean's List at Loyola, a student must achieve a minimum QPA of at least 3.500 for the term, provided that, in the term they have successfully completed courses totaling a minimum of 15 credits. Meaghan Baker of Williamstown... Read more →


Doctor And Others In Bergen County Charged In $10M Health Care Fraud Scheme

Allegedly Paid and Received Kickbacks in Connection with Medically Unnecessary Prescriptions for Pain Creams NEWARK, N.J. – A doctor and three people associated with a pharmacy were charged today with their respective roles in defrauding the federal workers’ compensation program in a $10 million scheme involving illegal kickbacks and medically unnecessary prescriptions for pain creams, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on College Students from NJ

Widener University awards degrees to doctor of psychology students CHESTER, PA (07/15/2019)-- Widener University conferred degrees to more than 1,100 students in a ceremony Friday, May 17 at The Mann Center for the Peforming Arts, including 24 who earned a doctor of psychology in clinical psychology through the university's School of Human Service Professions. While these students took part in... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Sergeant Michael Stephen Killed Responding to a Domestic Call

Michael Stephen Stone County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas End of Watch Thursday, July 18, 2019 STONE COUNTY, ARKANSAS (July 19, 2019)--Sergeant Mike Stephen was shot and killed while responding to a domestic incident at a home in the area of 2020 Flag Road at about 9:00 am. He was speaking to a female in the front yard when another subject opened... Read more →