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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 THE TRUTH As a dedicated... 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 dramatic changes in communities by... 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.” Pew Research’s latest checklists of... 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 County Grand Jury on charges... 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 humans, wildlife, and livestock in... 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 are: Pfc. Brandon Jay Kreischer,... 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.) stood on the beach in... Read more →


TWO NEW LAWS AIM TO HELP STUDENT BORROWERS IN NJ

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 their actual costs on a... 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 high performance in specific areas.... 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 eating with friends when he... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: TRYING TO CATCH THE BIG RAINBOW TROUT

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 nothing more important, on a... 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 Legion Centennial Ride has 60... 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 runs through Wednesday, August 14.... 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 the program’s success was honored.... 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 targets from stationary and mobile... 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. • The silver dollar features the... 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 increase the risk of falls... 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 number of permits issued will... 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 the Ocean City Fire Department... Read more →


2ND ANNUAL “BIKE RODEO” 

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 College of Nursing and Health... 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 Artificial Intelligence (AI). Any student,... 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 shows the officer, Ptl. Emanuel... 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 facility contaminated the soil with... Read more →