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July 22, 2019

NEW ITEMS ADDED: Online Auction Now Open for Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament!

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 22, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--The online auction for the Fourth Annual Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament is now posted! New items have been recently added! Visit the link below and register to bid on many exciting items: Click here to view Online Auction! Items up for bid include: * Many getaway vacation packages, including a California Wine Experience, a Wrigley Field Getaway, and a Kentucky Derby Package and more! * Rental of a private villa in the National Park of Cilento, Italy for 12;... Read more →


HOUSE PASSES CONGRESSMAN NORCROSS-LED RAISE THE WAGE ACT

WASHINGTON DC (Gloucestercitynews.net)--JULY 18, 2019 --Today, the House passed the Raise the Wage Act, a bill that would gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025. If the Raise the Wage Act becomes law, American workers would see the first federal minimum wage increase in more than 10 years. The bill passed by a vote of 231-199, with all of New Jersey’s Representatives voting “YES,” including Congressman Chris Smith (R4), who took a stand as one of only three Republicans to... Read more →


Three Lucky Ticket Winners Split Jersey Cash 5 Jackpot

TRENTON (Gloucestercitysnews.net)--(July 22, 2019) – Three lucky tickets matched all five numbers drawn splitting the $242,568 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Friday, July 19th drawing. Each ticket is worth $80,856. The winning numbers were: 09, 16, 22, 27 and 33 and the XTRA number was: 03. Those tickets were sold at the following locations:  Burlington County: One Stop Food Mart, 32 Church Rd., Maple Shade;  Mercer County: Hightstown Shell, 1 Lake Drive, Hightstown; and  Monmouth County: Welsh Farms, 1811 Main St.,... Read more →


MOODY'S WARNS — EFFECT OF FUNDING FREEZE ON CITIES

A top rating agency has weighed in on Gov. Phil Murphy's decision to "impound funds earmarked for New Jersey’s neediest municipalities," John Reitmeyerwrites. It's about $105 million of so-called "transitional aid." Moody's has issued a warning about the impact the governor's actions might have for Wall Street. Still, Reitmeyer adds, the state treasurer suggested the blow might be buffered for those municipalities facing an “imminent hardship." (NJ Spotlight). MURPHY LIFTS SALARY CAP FOR SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS On Friday, Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law a bill... Read more →


NJ Students Named to Albright College Spring 2019 Dean's List

READING, PA (07/22/2019)-- To be eligible for the Dean's List, Albright students must earn a GPA of 3.75 or better while taking a minimum of three graded courses during a semester. Local students include: Emily Anne Curley of Browns Mills, N.J. (08015). A graduate of Pemberton Township High School, Curley studied English with a minor in Asian Studies during the spring semester. Ama Yarboi of Voorhees, N.J. (08043). A graduate of Catonsville High School, Yarboi studied International Relations and Political Science with a minor in... Read more →


“Gina’s Floating World: Reflections of Japan” at Great Bay Gallery

mvitaleJuly 2019 "Rainy Night" is one of the pieces that will be on display at Great Bay Art Gallery by artist Belle Brett. (Photos courtesy Great Bay Gallery) Somers Point, NJ--Only a few days left to view “Gina’s Floating World: Reflections of Japan” by artist and writer Belle Brett, of Somerville, Mass. Belle’s recently published novel, “Gina in the Floating World,” set in 1981 in Japan, serves as the source of inspiration for her series of collages, watercolors and photographs that are on exhibit at... Read more →


Hirsh Singh : I've Had It With Cory Booker!

I hope you’re sitting down for this one. Cory Booker has released his immigration plan and it calls for providing lawyers too illegal immigrants to game the court system and gain access to America. I’ve had it with Cory Booker! His lawyers for illegals scheme would reward human smugglers and demoralize millions of people around the world who are waiting in line to enter our country legally. Instead every detention center and immigration court would have lawyers ready to exploit the loopholes in our laws... Read more →


MEDICAL NEWS: Half marathon runner survives cardiac arrest

Newswise (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 22, 2019)--— Soma Ambadapudi did not make it to the finish line of the 2019 Aramco Houston Half Marathon but he is happy with how things worked out nonetheless. The 49-year-old civil engineer suffered a massive heart attack at the 8-mile mark and is alive today thanks to the care he received from a cardiac team led by Prakash Balan, MD, JD, an associate professor of cardiovascular medicine with McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).... Read more →


Video: Paul Harvey's Tribute to Policemen and Firemen

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Paul Harvey (1918-2009) was a radio broadcaster for the ABC Radio Networks. He gave the "Policeman" speech on talk radio nearly 40 years ago and it is known as one of his best speeches....Mr. Harvey's father inspired this speech....He was a police officer who was shot and killed while doing what police officers do every day. The text to the speech is included in the video. ****** (Gloucestercitynews.net)--A Tribute to Firefighters "Fireman" by Paul Harvey (Original "Fire and Ice" ) done in the style of... Read more →


CNBNews Archives: Westville Resident Competing in 2013 Army Reserve Best Warrior Event

story by Cpl. Charlotte Fitzgerald (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 30, 2013)--Spc. Russell Williams, a Westville, N.J., native and member of the 108th Training Command, loads his ammunition as he prepares to qualify with his M4 rifle for the 2013 Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition on June 26 at Fort McCoy, Wis.. FORT MCCOY, Wis. – To say his road to success has been tough, would almost be an understatement. Nevertheless, this Westville, N.J., native has managed to remain in high spirits as he continues to compete in the... Read more →


How to Stop Running out of Money Before Payday

Gloucestercitynews.net-(July 22, 2019)--Are you sick of living week to week and paycheck to paycheck? Do you find yourself trapped in a debt cycle that you can't seem to emerge out of? Running out of money can cause serious problems, especially if an emergency occurs. What can you do to prevent being broke in the days leading up to payday? Read on to find out. Examine Your Expenses and Bills Are you living above your means? If you're always broke before payday, then it's likely you're... Read more →


Pine Hill Police Dept. Accepting SLEOII Applications

July 22, 2019 – August 16, 2019 The Pine Hill Police Department is initiating the recruitment process for the position of SLEOII. The Department is currently seeking to establish an eligibility list for current and future vacancies within our agency with energetic, dedicated and hardworking individuals who are currently PTC certified SLEOII Officers within three years of their certification date and capable of obtaining a PTC waiver for Police Officer. The Pine Hill Police Department is a proactive police agency, with members who are dedicated... Read more →


INVESTIGATION OF ATLANTIC CITY WOMAN SHOT & KILLED JULY 3, 2019

MAYS LANDING (Gloucestercitynews.net)-– An 18 year-old Atlantic City woman was fatally shot Wednesday evening in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. After receiving a 911 call at 10:13 p.m., Wednesday, July 3, 2019, Atlantic City Police officers responded to an apartment at 829 N Pennsylvania Avenue where 18 year-old Katusca Nobles was located and suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Nobles was transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division where she was pronounced deceased. An autopsy is pending. This is a cooperative... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': Many Hats

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor I like hats. I was once well-known for my diverse chapeaux. This is a fancy French word for “hats”. I never worried about how my hats looked to others. I owned the hats. I owned the look. Most of my hats were defined by the era in which they were purchased. For example, in the ‘60’s I adored Janis Joplin and Donovan so I took to wearing a floppy brown hat with assorted flowers attached to it. This was a short-lived look... Read more →


JOE IN THE POLLS

After just a few weeks, I'm tied with Senator Gillibrand, Congressman O'Rourke and Governor Hickenlooper in Iowa. That's all thanks to you. I entered the Presidential race four weeks ago — announcing late because of my daughter's brain cancer, ensuring she was in a safe harbor before jumping in. I've run a grassroots (some might say grass seeds, as it is growing) campaign, shaking 25,000 hands and handing out over 45,000 brochures across Iowa (running in seven parades, visiting dozens of local Democratic Party groups,... Read more →


Somers Point Honors Veterans With New Advisory Board

mvitaleJuly 2019 Somers Point Mayor Jack Glasser stands alongside a monument in honor of a fallen soldier at Patriot Park. By Maddy Vitale Somers Point values the veterans who have given so much to serve the country. That is why City Council recently adopted an ordinance creating a veterans advisory board. The board will include seven Somers Point veterans who will oversee veterans activities and concerns. The positions are for three-year terms. “We have so many veterans organizations in town and so much history in... Read more →


ASSISTANCE SOUGHT FROM PUBLIC IN 2017 BUENA DOUBLE MURDER INVESTIGATION

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a minivan linked to a 2017 double murder in Buena Borough, Atlantic County. MAYS LANDING (Gloucestercitynews.net)-– The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a minivan linked to a 2017 double murder in Buena Borough, Atlantic County. On September 16, 2017 around 1:19am, Damon Jones, 34, of Bridgeton, NJ and Talisa Colon, 23, of Vineland, NJ, were fatally shot as they sat in a vehicle in the parking lot... Read more →


Former West Catholic High School Football Coach Charged with Theft

Brian Fluck Charged for Stealing more than $65,000 from Philadelphia City All-Star Football Game HARRISBURG— Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced charges against the former football coach of West Catholic High School for allegedly stealing more than $65,000 from the Philadelphia City All-Star Football Game. Brian Fluck, 49, of Philadelphia, was charged with Dealing in Proceeds of Unlawful Activities, Theft by Unlawful Taking, Theft by Receiving Stolen Property, and Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Funds Received. “The defendant was entrusted to oversee... Read more →