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July 2019

Singh For Senate: The Truth About Cory Booker

Before Cory Booker steps on stage for tonight’s Democrat Debate, we need to get the truth out to you! It is urgent that we share this new website with you, to show you the truth. That is why our dedicated team of researchers launched https://www.byebooker.com to expose Booker’s phony record, misrepresentations, and outright lies. VIEW... Read more →

EPA Celebrates 20 Years of Superfund Redevelopment

NEW YORK (July 31, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)- — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Superfund Redevelopment Initiative (SRI), launched in 1999 with the goal of returning formerly contaminated lands to long-term sustainable and productive reuse for communities across the country. Returning Superfund sites back to productive use has resulted in... Read more →

Op-Ed: Voting for all the wrong reasons

By William Haupt III | THE CENTER SQUARE Jul 29, 2019 “Regardless of the strength of attachment to their own party, the more voters dislike the opposing party, the greater probability that they will vote for their party's candidate." – Steven Webster W.C. Fields once proclaimed, “I never vote for anyone. I always vote against.”... Read more →

25-Year-Old Maple Shade Man Indicted for Fatal Beating of His Mother 

MAPLE SHADE, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)----Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 25-year-old man has been indicted for causing the death of his mother by beating and kicking her late last year in the Maple Shade apartment where they resided. Brooks Nelson Brooks Nelson, of the 100 block of Great Road, was indicted by a Burlington... Read more →

Asian Long Horned Tick Appears in Delaware in northern New Castle County

DNREC’s tick monitoring program confirms finding DOVER (July 31, 2019) – The Asian longhorned tick has been found for the first time in Delaware, DNREC’s new tick surveillance program within the Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Mosquito Control Section announced today. This tick is a known or suspected vector of various pathogens or diseases affecting... Read more →

AMERICAN HEROES: Two Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan

Pfc. Brandon Kreischer and Spc. Michael Nance AFGHANISTAN (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. Both soldiers died July 29, 2019, in Tarin Kowt, Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan, as a result of wounds sustained in a combat related incident. The incident is under investigation. The deceased... Read more →

Menendez Urges CSPC to Protect Beachgoers from Dangers of Flying Beach Umbrellas

Call for action follows Senator’s push for Consumer Product Safety Commission to look into the dangers after a woman was impaled last summer at Jersey Shore, Virginia woman killed in 2016 MANASQUAN, N.J. – A year after a tourist was impaled by a flying beach umbrella at the Jersey Shore, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.)... Read more →


The federal student loan burden for the million or so students in our state is about $36.5 billion, according to the Office of Federal Student Aid. Two bills that were just signed into law by Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver are designed to give students more control over their debt. One law requires colleges to display... Read more →

News & World Report names Virtua Voorhees and Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes among Best Hospitals

Virtua hospitals in Mount Holly & Willingboro also earn ‘high-performing’ designations in specific specialties Marlton, N.J. — Virtua Voorhees Hospital and Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital have been recognized among the “Best Hospitals” for 2019-2020 by U.S. News & World Report. The publication also lauded Virtua Memorial Hospital and Virtua Willingboro Hospital for their... Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: Gang Member Shoots and Kills LA Police Officer

JUAN JOSE DIAZ Los Angeles Police Department, California End of Watch Saturday, July 27, 2019 LOS ANGELES, Calif --Police Officer Juan Diaz, age 24, was shot and killed shortly after midnight in the area of Avenue 26 and Humboldt Street after taking law enforcement action when he observed several men vandalizing a wall. He was... Read more →


by Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor It was Doc who first noticed Dud's strange behavior. I was too busy trying to put an elk-hair caddis fly on a size 16 just beyond that big smooth rock on Lewis Creek. I know there's a big rainbow trout in that hole there, you see, and there is... Read more →

American Legion sponsored Centennial Ride to be streamed live online

Department-sponsored Centennial Ride to be streamed live online BY: The American Legion (Gloucestercitynews.net) --The American Legion’s 100th anniversary will be celebrated with an 1,875-mile motorcycle trek through the heart of the nation July 31-Aug. 4. The ride is organized and sponsored by six American Legion state departments between the Canada and Mexico borders, the American... Read more →

ACENDA Integrated Health Holds Backpack Driveto Benefit Children

Participating in its Programs and Services Throughout NJ Drive runs through Wednesday, August 14 GLASSBORO, NJ (July 30, 2019) – Acenda Integrated Health invites the local community to help send area children back to school with a new backpack filled with awesome school supplies - and a big smile - through its Backpack Drive which... Read more →

Brunch Highlights Talents of Ocean City Theatre Company

MediaWizeJuly, 2019 The OCTC Show Choir performs to the delight of the audience. By Maddy Vitale The Greater Ocean City Theatre Company (OCTC) held its 9th annual Broadway Brunch at the Greate Bay Country Club Sunday in Somers Point Sunday, where students were awarded scholarship money for their artistic talents and a person credited with... Read more →

Kingston Based New York Army National Guard Soldiers Headed for Annual Training at Fort Drum

Kingston, NY (07/31/2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)- — New York Army National Guard Soldiers from the 104th Military Police Battalion, headquartered in Kingston, will conduct their annual training at Fort Drum, New York, from August 2nd to the 24th. Five hundred and twenty-six Soldiers from the detachment will conduct live fire training exercises with machine guns, firing at multiple... Read more →

Help American Legion Programs through the Purchase of Centennial Coins

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 31, 2019)--American Legion Family members and coin collectors have purchased more than 102,500 American Legion 100th anniversary commemorative coins, according to unaudited numbers from the U.S. Mint, since their release March 14. Each coin incorporates original designs by members of the Mint’s Artistic Infusion program, inspired by The American Legion’s history and legacy. •... Read more →

Five Signs Your Aging Loved Ones Need Assistance

MediaWizeJuly, 2019 United Methodist Communities - Ocean City Uncharacteristic neglect of home maintenance/housekeeping: If your loved ones are known for the pride they take in their home and garden, a lapse in this care can be a sign they are no longer coping. Ignoring excess clutter, the garden overgrowth, and home maintenance issues can also... Read more →

NJ's Striped Bass Bonus Program

The 2019 Striped Bass Bonus Program (SBBP) is currently closed and will reopen September 1, 2019. Permits issued for 2018 are not valid in 2019. Applications for the 2019 SBBP are now available. 2019 SBBP permits are not valid until September 1, 2019. All 2018 permit holders must reapply to receive a 2019 permit. The... Read more →

Retired Somers Point Firefighter Gets Help From Community

MediaWizeJuly 25, 2019 Ocean City firefighters and the Somers Point community joined forces to help a retired firefighter get a new roof installed at no cost. By MADDY VITALE Ocean City firefighters are helping one of their own with home repairs and even the installation of a new roof. Jimmy Leone, 69, who retired from... Read more →


The 2nd annual “Bike Rodeo” is in partnership with the Philadelphia Police Department’s 15th District and Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files Mayfair Out-of-School (OST) Time Program, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), along with the Philadelphia Police Department’s 15th District and Drexel University’s... Read more →

Considerations for the Future of Education, Re-Training and Choosing the Right Career in the Era of Artificial Intelligence

AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley and the New World Order - Kai-Fu Lee Summary and Commentary by Lawrence J. Danks Assistant Professor of Business, Camden County College (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 31, 2019)--Kai-Fu Lee, a major venture capitalist, appeared on Sixty Minutes in July 2019. He described major changes that will be brought about through the rise of... Read more →

(Video) Labrador Retriever Shot by Police Officer in Vernon Twp. | nj1015.com

VERNON TOWNSHIP (July 29, 2019)-- — Police today released body camera footage from a Saturday incident in which an officer shot and killed a pet dog after it ran out onto Gloucester City News blog files the street in front of the owner's house. Shared to the Vernon Township Police Department Facebook page, the footage... Read more →

EPA Proposes Cleanup Plan for Contaminated Properties in Vineland,

New phase of work to address non-residential properties Vineland, New Jersey (July 30, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a cleanup plan to address about 40 non-residential contaminated properties that remain impacted by the Former Kil-Tone Company Superfund Site in Vineland, New Jersey. Previous operations at the former Kil-Tone Company pesticides... Read more →

Gov. Wolf bashes plan to end food stamp exception

USDA proposed after millionaire obtained benefit By Dave Lemery | The Center SquareJuly 2019 Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf came out strongly Monday against a proposed move by the Trump administration to limit the ability of states to bypass rules on income limits for food stamps. The federal Department of Agriculture last week put forth a... Read more →


Atlantic County's freeholders decided to remove a resolution from today's agenda at the request of the Hispanic Association of Atlantic County, whose advocacy chair said the document was "very confusing" for laypeople. It called for “continued collaborative efforts” with federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), but County Executive Dennis Levinson noted the document does fall... Read more →

Governors and Mayors Developing Regional Transportation & Climate Initiative

WASHINGTON, D.C. AND BOSTON (July 30, 2019) – Members of Our Transportation Future joined 300 state lawmakers, business leaders, transportation experts, and public figures in Baltimore, Maryland, today at a regional public workshop on developing low-carbon investment strategies and priorities for the Transportation & Climate Initiative, a regional partnership for clean transportation in Mid-Atlantic and... Read more →

Trenton Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty to Causing Death of Mansfield Customer who Overdosed

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 30, 2019)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Trenton drug dealer pled guilty today in Superior Court to causing the death of a customer by supplying the heroin that led to the Mansfield resident’s fatal overdose last summer. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Darius Beckett, 29, of Academy Street, pled guilty... Read more →

Emerson Poll: Booker Polling at 0 Percent

In Emerson’s latest poll, former Vice President Joe Biden continues to lead the Democratic Primary by a significant margin. Biden’s numbers increased slightly to 33% from the last Emerson national poll in which Biden received 30% of the vote. Sen. Bernie Sanders had the largest bounce of any candidate, increasing by 5 points to 20%,... Read more →

Camden County Mosquito Spray List July 31st in Gloucester Township

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 30, 2019)--Camden County Mosquito Commission will be conducting ULV “spraying” operations on Wednesday, July 31th between the hours of 2am-6am in the following locations, weather permitting: Gloucester Township: Lincoln Dr Washington St Sumter St Appomattox Dr Chews Landing Rd Royalty Lane Tucker Ct Estates Lane Craig Dr Bruce Dr Hobart Dr Eaton Circle W... Read more →

NJ Law to Address Student Loan Crisis

Creates Office of Student Loan Ombudsman July 30, 2019, Law Sponsored by Schaer, Quijano, Mukherji, Holley and Danielsen (TRENTON) – A measure (A-455) that would establish the Office of Student Loan Ombudsman and better regulate student loan services was signed into law Tuesday by Acting Governor Sheila Oliver. Law sponsors, Assembly Democrats Gary Schaer (D-Bergen,... Read more →

45-Year-Old Sicklerville Resident Charged with Sexual Assault, Impersonating a Cop

SICKLERVILLE, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Samuel Mears Jr., 45, of Sicklerville in Gloucester Township, was charged with sexually assaulting a woman and posing as a law enforcement officer. On July 28, 2019, a Camden County Police were approached by a 31-year-old woman who reported that a man, later identified as Samuel Mears Jr., allegedly brandished a police badge... Read more →

Avalon Lions Club Donates Water to Locals in Need

AVALON NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)-Members of the Avalon Lions Club brought cases of water to their July meeting to donate to homeless people living in Cape May County. Many of the neediest live in the woods and their cars in the middle of deadly heatwaves. The water was given to the Branches in Rio Grande the organization... Read more →

Main Street NJ and Neighborhood Preservation Program Grants Awarded

Acting Governor Oliver Announces Grants Awarded TRENTON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 29, 2019)--Acting Governor Oliver Announces Main Street New Jersey and Neighborhood Preservation Program Grants Awarded to Communities in the State Grants Will Help Communities Advance Downtown and Neighborhood Revitalization Efforts HAMMONTON, NJ – Acting Governor Sheila Y. Oliver today announced the award of $2.5 million in... Read more →

Lower Township Annual Coombs Douglass Run Moves to Sunday, August 4

LOWER TOWNSHIP, NJ --(GLOUCESTERCITYNEWS.NET)--The Lower Township Police would like residents in the Villas, Town Bank and North Cape May areas to be aware of detours in and around the Town Bank and North Cape May area, for the annual Coombs Douglass Run, which will begin Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. Town Bank Road,... Read more →

Kids Swim For Health, Raise Money For Shore Medical Center Auxiliary

mvitaleJuly 2019 Kids join to swim for health and raise money for the Auxiliary of Shore Medical Center. (Courtesy Shore Medical Center) Local children participated in the annual Carole Schiavo Kids Swim for Health held July 5 at Mainland Recreation Association in Linwood. The 66 participants completed 6,454 laps, which resulted in raising more than... Read more →

Aida "Ida" DiBiase of Mount Ephraim

Mount Ephraim, NJ - Aida (Ida) DiBiase age 86, of Mt. Ephraim, NJ passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 20, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She enjoyed spending quality time with her beloved family and during her spare time she enjoyed dancing. Aida will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.... Read more →

Everything You Need To Know About Hunting In New Jersey

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 30, 2019)--If you have just started a new hobby hunting in New Jersey, you’ll need to have some basic knowledge about the area and participating in the sport before you start. Hunting laws vary from state to state so it’s always wise to read up on the regulations and understand all the do’s and... Read more →

Avalon to Celebrate National Night Out Tuesday, August 6th

AVALON, NJ (July 29, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Borough of Avalon will hold its annual National Night Out event on Tuesday, August 6th, from 6:00-8:00pm. The event will feature many activities for children and adults at both the 29th Street parking lot and Surfside Park, both adjacent to the boardwalk and beach in Avalon. National Night Out in... Read more →

In 1925, American Legion Baseball was born of a need to strengthen young people and the nation

By Jeremy Field/THE AMERICAN LEGION The origin of American Legion Baseball is traced to June 17, 1925, when former Army Maj. John L. Griffith, commissioner of the Big Ten Conference, addressed the American Legion Department of South Dakota’s summer convention in Milbank. “There is nothing in our national life which stresses certain qualities that are... Read more →

Mexican national in US illegally is charged with causing child's death

Driving without a license NEWARK - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers have arrested a Mexican national charged by the Egg Harbor Township Police Department for causing death while driving without a license, a 3rd degree felony, July 11, 2019. Jorge Rodriguez-Saldana, 30, was driving a vehicle that struck... Read more →

Chalie "The Clip" Closes His Shop After 54 Year Career

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--After 54 years of cutting hair longtime hairstylist/barber Chalie Huber, aka Chalie "The Clip" is retiring. Chalie, has been operating his business Shapes and Forms Hairstyling at 110 S. Broadway since 1975 or for 45 years. Chalie with his wife Michaeline (date unknown) Chalie would... Read more →

Detectives Seek Public’s Assistance in Fatal Camden City MV Collision

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--On July 20, 2019, a 36-year-old Camden man, whose identity is not being released at this time, was fatally struck near the intersection of Louis Street and Kaighn Avenue in Camden at approximately 8:30 p.m. He was taken to Cooper University Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries at approximately 12:56 a.m.... Read more →

Fozman: Brick Democrats Pay Liberal Lip Service to GOP Anti-Sanctuary State Resolution

Brick, July 29, 2019 (Gloucestercitynews.net)-– Following the July 23 meeting where the Democrat-majority Brick Township Council refused to support a resolution by GOP Councilman Jim Fozman opposing Governor Phil Murphy’s Sanctuary State, calling on Brick to never become a Sanctuary City, and demanding that Murphy and his Attorney General Gurbir Grewal revoke their outrageous directive... Read more →


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NJGOP Chairman: Gottheimer Not Welcome

Trenton, NJ (July 29, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)-– Following the announcement of a primary challenge to Congressman Josh Gottheimer in NJ CD-5, NJGOP Chairman Doug Steinhardt made it clear that Gottheimer couldn’t weasel his way to victory by flipping parties in the right leaning district. “Josh Gottheimer might be in a place where he needs friends, but he... Read more →

The Peculiar, Surprisingly Effective Campaign of Joe Sestak

On July 29, 2019 By Pat Rynard Retired admiral Joe Sestak’s presidential campaign announcement was noticed almost by accident. Explaining his entrance into the crowded field in a June 23 video on a campaign website few knew existed, word of the then-24th Democratic candidate slowly spread through political journalist Twitter. No major profile pieces, media... Read more →

Fred Kraft, Longtime Gloucester City Carpenter; Sunday School Teacher; GHS Alumnus

Gloucester City – On July 27, 2019. Age 82. Loving and devoted husband of 34 years to the late Mary Ellen Kraft, who passed away in 1995. Loving father of Linda (Richard) Stewart, Amy (John) Pallante and Jeffrey P. (Lori) Kraft. Cherished grandfather of nine, who he adored, Kyle, Kevin, Patrick, Brett, Mitchell, Garrett, Emma,... Read more →