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July 2019

Vote for the Fan-Selected American Legion Baseball All-Centennial Team

The American Legion Welcome to the Fan-Selected American Legion Baseball All-Centennial Team voting. Vote for as many players and coaches as you would like to see represent The American Legion's first 100 years. Tune in to The American Legion World Series August 15-20 in Shelby, N.C., to see the final results!... Read more →


What Are The Best Horse Racing Events Around The World?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 29, 2019)--Horse racing has progressed throughout the centuries and today hundreds of annual events are held around the world. While many remain popular and play host to thousands of enthusiasts, there are a few races that stand out. These races are renowned for their traditions, the amount of prize money... Read more →


Op-Ed: Media fact or fiction

By William Haupt III | The Center SquareJuly 2019 “The death of democracy will be our final wake-up call: Can we wait for that to happen?” – Ben Hett (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Conspiracy theorists have been predicting the earth will soon be invaded by esoteric aliens from a mythical asteroid. We have been warned... Read more →


Skills That Will Help You Stand Out

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 29, 2019)--The job search can be a stressful time, and trying to prove yourself as a worthy candidate to a potential employer isn’t always easy. Most employers know exactly what they’re looking when filling positions. Dependent on which career path you’re hoping to branch into, there are often very specific... Read more →


School enthusiasts work on communicating their message

By Mary Beth Peabody COLLINGSWOOD, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)-Joe Regina teaches middle school English at Good Shepherd Regional Catholic School in Collingswood. This summer, he’s added the role of enrollment specialist to his plate. It’s an unusual combination, but Regina believes it’s the perfect fit. He is excited about promoting the Catholic education... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Expungement Delayed is Justice Denied. NJ’s ongoing Cannabis Farce

By Jay Lassiter | July 26, 2019, 9:43 am | in Columnist, News The pitch to legalize adult use cannabis in New Jersey includes amends to people who’ve been unfairly or disproportionately harmed by the War on Drugs. Cannabis legalization is coming to New Jersey, it’s a matter of when at... Read more →


Surgeon Joins Cooper University Health Care’s Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Center

(CAMDEN CITY, NJ (July 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Harish Kakkilaya, MD, FACS, FASMBS, (photo) has joined Cooper University Health Care’s Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Center, a multidisciplinary program to help people with obesity or morbid obesity achieve and maintain their weight-loss goals and improve their health. “Dr. Kakkilaya is a fellowship-trained bariatric and metabolic surgeon... Read more →


August 2008 Archives: Same Gas, Different Prices, What Gives?

A Few Thoughts published August 7, 2008 By Rich Luongo There's really a lot more to the high price of gas than we've been told. The price is based on speculation, on corporate profit margins, and so on, we're led to believe. But have you noticed how prices fluctuate from station-to-station... Read more →


Pa Man Sentenced For International Email Impersonation And Fraud Scam

BOSTON – A Pennsylvania man was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston in connection with a scam in which he and co-conspirators defrauded victims by pretending to be employees of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Frank Gregory Cedeno, 28, of Mahanoy City, Penn., was sentenced by U.S. District Court... Read more →


Avalon Extends Grace Period for Payment of 3rd Quarter Tax Bills

AVALON, NJ (July 29, 2019)-(Gloucestercitynews.net)--On Wednesday, July 24th the Avalon Borough Council unanimously approved a resolution to extend the grace period for the payment of 3rd quarter tax bills to August 19, 2019. This extension was necessary due to the State of New Jersey approving its budget on June 30, 2019,... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': This One Is About Animals But It Isn’t Funny

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 29, 2019)--I wonder why so many phrases mention dogs. When it’s hot they say it’s the “dog days of summer”. When it’s cold the phrase is “it’s a three dog night”. We become ill and we’re “sick as a dog”. When our feet are painful we say,... Read more →


Temple University Hospital /St. Luke’s University Health Network Announce ..

Strategic Affiliation for Lung Transplant and Advanced Lung Disease Services (Philadelphia & Bethlehem, PA) – Temple University Hospital (TUH) and St. Luke’s University Health Network are announcing an innovative affiliation for advanced lung disease and lung transplant services that will provide patients living in the Lehigh Valley streamlined access to Temple’s... Read more →


NJ has the Second-Largest Pension Fund Deficit in the Nation

Gloucester City News blog files (Gloucestercitynews.net)--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, NJBIA President & CEO Michele Siekerka said Friday. According to Pew’s nationwide research on the... Read more →


Tom Summers to Host Treasures of theDelaware Public Archives at Port Penn Interpretive Center

DELAWARE CITY (Gloucestercitynews.net) (July 26, 2019) – Port Penn Interpretive Center is proud to introduce Treasures of the Delaware Public Archives on Saturday, August 17 at 2:00 p.m. Tom Summers, a twelfth generation Delawarean, will be present a wide variety of documents and photographs preserved at the Delaware Public Archives. Summers... Read more →


Turkish Man Convicted in a Scheme to Violate US Economic Sanctions on Iran Removed

PHILADELPHIA (Gloucestercitynews.net)- — On Tuesday, July 23, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers removed a Turkish man, convicted in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York (SDNY) of conspiracy, bank fraud, and money laundering, in violation of the International Emergency Economic Powers... Read more →


More Catholic Worship Sites in Philadelphia are Closing

Holy Trinity Church (South Philadelphia), will no longer serve as a worship site of Old Saint Mary Parish, and will close as a Roman Catholic church. Our Lady of Ransom Church (Northeast Philadelphia), will no longer serve as a worship site of image courtesy of johnpavlovitz.com Resurrection of Our Lord Parish... Read more →


Francisco Fernando deJesus Laranjeira of Runnemede

July 12, 1936 - July 28, 2019 Francisco Fernando de Jesus Laranjeira on July 28, 2019 of Runnemede formerly of Aveiro, Portugal. Age 83. Beloved father of Maria Rosa (Jose), Cristina Manulea (Ilidio), Paulo (Sheila), John (Melody), and Elizabeth (Salvatore). Loving grandfather of Samantha, Paul Jr. (Brienne), Jessica, Ashley, Rebecca, John... Read more →


Four Legion Baseball alums inducted in the Baseball Hall of Fame

The American Legion There are now 81 former American Legion Baseball players enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame. On Sunday, the Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2019 was inducted in Cooperstown, N.Y., with former American Legion players Harold Baines, Roy Halladay, Mike Mussina and Lee Smith enshrined alongside Edgar... Read more →


VIDEO | Corey Anderson confronts Jon Jones at autograph signing in New Jersey

July 27, 2019 (July 27, 2019)--Current UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones was confronted by surging division contender Corey Anderson during an autograph signing this afternoon in New Jersey. As seen in the video below courtesy of ESPN’s Ariel Helwani, Anderson and some friends decided to crash Jones’ autograph signing. That... Read more →


Saporito appointed Executive Director role for South Jersey Port

By AJOT July 26 2019 Camden City, N.J. - Andrew Saporito, a 38-year veteran of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is the new executive director of the South Jersey Port Corporation. “Andy is the consummate professional that we need to lead our jobs-creating mission,” said Richard A.... Read more →


Donor Spotlight: Mother and Daughter Standing Strong Against Cancer

SICKLERVILLE, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)-What started out as an idea between two friends at Timber Creek Regional High School ended up being a successful 5K event raising $3,200 for MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. Allie Hauer, the 16-year-old behind this fundraising effort, is no stranger to how cancer can impact a family.... Read more →


Op-Ed: Election reform remains mostly talk, little action at Pennsylvania capitol

By Mark O'Keefe The Center Square July 2019 Allen J.M. Smith | Shutterstock.com Reforming Pennsylvania's outdated election laws has been talked about for years in Harrisburg but all it ever amounted to was just talk. Supporters of reform had never been able to convince a majority of their fellow lawmakers to... Read more →


NJ League of Conservation Voters Issues 1st Round of Assembly Endorsements

TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey League of Conservation Voters (NJLCV), a leading political voice for the environment in New Jersey, announced its first round of endorsements for the 2019 New Jersey General Assembly Elections today. “We are very excited to announce the first round of our 2019 endorsements for Assembly,” said... Read more →


Coast Guard Sunset Service at Cape May Training Center August 4

CAPE MAY, N.J. –(Gloucestercitynews.net)- U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host a Sunset Parade at the Training Center, Aug. 4 at 7:50 p.m., in honor of the Jersey Cape Military Spouses Club and local community organizations and to recognize the Coast Guard’s 229th birthday. The event is... Read more →


New Jersey Society of CPAs Reminds Taxpayers to Check Tax Withholding

Amid Pending IRS Form W-4 Changes July 2019, ROSELAND, N.J. – The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) reminds taxpayers to review their current federal income tax withholding from their paychecks, particularly as the IRS is issuing a new Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate (Form W-4). The IRS issued a... Read more →


Considering a Pennsylvania Elk Hunt?

pgcuser1 By Pennsylvania Game Commission Elk Biologist Jeremy Banfield For most hunters, we started off chasing small game, trailing our dads, grandpas, or maybe an uncle, through the forests and fields looking for squirrels or grouse. That’s basically my story, and it was those early experiences afield that jump started my... Read more →


ICE HSI Yuma seizes more than $4 million in narcotics

Photos credited to the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force. YUMA, Ariz. – On Thursday, July 18, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Yuma special agents arrested Alejandro Escobar-Rivera, 51, and seized 221.22 lbs. of methamphetamine and 5.0 lbs. of cocaine with a combined approximate street value of nearly $4.1 million, as well as... Read more →


13 tons of cocaine offloaded in San Diego from drug busts

Rear Adm. Peter Gauiter, the 11th Coast Guard District commander, Cmdr. Daniel Ursino, the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast commanding officer, and crew of Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast, stand in front of the pallets of cocaine the crew of Steadfast seized, July 26, 2019. Steadfast seized more than 26,000 pounds of cocaine... Read more →


Voorhees Township Public Hearing on Medical Marijuana Sites

NOTICE OF SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING VOORHEES TOWNSHIP Gloucestercitynews.net—In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, notice is being made that the Voorhees Township Committee will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, July 29, 2019 at 7:00pm in the Voorhees Township Courtroom at 2400 Voorhees Town Center, Voorhees, NJ. The purpose is... Read more →


BROADWAY’S TONY AWARD®-WINNING “MUST-SEE MUSICAL” (NPR)IS ON SALE NOW!

COME FROM AWAY WILL MAKE ITS PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE OCTOBER 22 – NOVEMBER 3 ON THE KIMMEL CENTER CULTURAL CAMPUS NEW WEDNESDAY WEEKDAY MATINEES FOR 2019-20 SEASON! PORTION OF TICKET SALES DONATED TO “PILOTS TO THE RESCUE” TO RAISE FUNDS FOR LOCAL ANIMAL SHELTER ORGANIZATIONS (Gloucestercitynews.net)- (Philadelphia, PA, (July 26, 2019) –... Read more →


Jackpot Rolls to $5.4 Million for July 29th Drawing

$5.4 MILLION REASONS TO PLAY PICK-6 WITH XTRA TRENTON (July 26, 2019) – Pick-6’s jackpot has rolled to $5.4 million! July 25th’s drawing produced eight winners of $3,096 all of whom matched five out of six white balls drawn. Three of those tickets were purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prize to... Read more →


JEROME BY DAVE WOLFE

Related: ARTIST Dave Wolfe Vol. 6 No. 6 (July 28, 2019) Editor's Note: Each Sunday morning we post a weekly comic strip provided by cartoonist Dave Wolfe, age 18. Dave has been drawing since he was 5 years old, he knew he wanted to be a cartoonist at the age of... Read more →


New jersey Students selected to Caldwell u Deans List

Caldwell, N.J. (Grassroots Newswire) July 17, 2019 - The following local students were among 579 students recently named to the spring 2019 Dean's list, according to Barbara J. Chesler, Ed.D., vice president for academic affairs at the university. In order to achieve this honor, students must maintain a cumulative grade point... Read more →


Alleged Pennsauken Bank Robber Arrested

PENNSAUKEN, NJ - (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and the Pennsauken Police Department reported a bank robber was charged today in connection with a robbery at a bank. The suspect, William Tomlin, 55, of Pennsauken, was charged with robbing the Santander Bank located at 5714 Westfield Avenue in Pennsauken at approximately... Read more →


William A. “Bill” McGettigan, of Collingswood

Anthony “Joe” McGettigan, III Collingswood – On July 24, 2019. Age 62. Survived by his father, Anthony “Joe” McGettigan, III (Kathleen); brothers, Francis “Frank” McGettigan (Diane) and Brian McGettigan (Sue); nieces and nephews, Scott and Brooke Simonds, Shana DeMarco (Anthony) and Sean McGettigan (Sarah) and great-niece, Serenity. Bill was a lifelong... Read more →


Betty Jane Joy of Gloucester City

Gloucester City – On July 23, 2019. Age 78. (nee Stankunas) Loving wife of 54 years to Michael Joy. Beloved mother of Michael Joy (Michele). Cherished grandmother of Aubrie and Jemma. Dear sister of Joseph Stankunas. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 from 9:30... Read more →


TICKETS FOR WYNTON MARSALIS AT ROWAN UNIVERSITY GO ON SALE AUGUST 5

WYNTON MARSALIS (image jazz.org) GLASSBORO, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)– Tickets go on sale Monday, August 5 at 12:00 a.m. for the Wynton Marsalis Quintet at Rowan University on November 8, 2019, part of the 19|20 Marie Rader Presenting Series. Tickets can be purchased online at rowan.tix.com. The renowned musician leads his quintet for... Read more →


Joseph A. Solo, of Bellmawr, age 91

Joseph A. Solo, on July 21, 2019, of Bellmawr. Age 91. Beloved husband of the late Catherine. Devoted father of Mary Jane Motolese (Frank) and the late Bernice Egizi, and Newlin Bauer. Loving grandfather of Leonard, Sandra, Franky, Michele, Debbie, Gus, Susan, Bruno, Chucky, Larry, and Patty. Uncle of Stanley Bratton.... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Spinal Injuries

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor (Gloucestercitynews.net) (July 27, 2019)-- Let’s talk about your dog’s backbone. No, not the phrase that means he’s brave—the actual spine of your dog. Dogs can easily suffer spinal injuries. The more serious injuries can cause paralysis, incontinence, and suffering. It’s important that you do nothing to accidentally risk... Read more →


RoseMary D. Haubrich of Bellmawr

December 28, 1933 - July 25, 2019 RoseMary D. Haubrich (nee Spadea), on July 25, 2019, of Bellmawr. Age 85. Beloved wife of the late Jack Haubrich. Devoted mother of Kathy Marino (Ed), Jon Haubrich (Jody), and Dorothea McLeer (John). Loving grandmother of Jon Haubrich, Jr. (Monique), Jessica Petrucci (John), Jacklyn... Read more →


State Record Gray Triggerfish Caught (Spearfishing Category)

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)-(July 24, 2019)--Kevin Cavanagh of Farmingdale made his way onto the state spearfishing record fish list recently by landing a new state record Gray Triggerfish on July 16. Kevin was free diving off Monmouth Beach when he got the fish. The fish weighed 5 pounds, 5 ounces and... Read more →


NJ Fish and Game Council Closes Ruffle Grouse Season

Ruffle Grouse image source www.njfishandwildlife.com (Gloucestercitynews.net)--At their regular meeting on July 17, the Fish and Game Council unanimously voted to close the ruffed grouse hunting season statewide. Recognizing that grouse populations in the state were declining, the season length and daily bag limit were reduced, and the state was divided into... Read more →


Kevin Smith & Jason Mewes Hit the Road w/ Jay & Silent Bob Reboot Roadshow

New Film and a North American Tour Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes are hitting the road with their new film, JAY & SILENT BOB REBOOT - which blazes across North America in a series of one-night-only shows, including the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park on Saturday, October 19th. The legendary stoner... Read more →


Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridges project wins Federal Environmental Excellence Award

Cedar Bonnet Island Habitat Restoration and Management Plan recognized for innovation and cooperative approach (Trenton) – The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has selected the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s (NJDOT)Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridges - Cedar Bonnet Island Habitat Restoration and Management Plan Project as a recipient of the FHWA 2019... Read more →


NJ Sierra Club: DRBC Not Doing Enough To Protect Delaware River

The Delaware River Basin Commission released its first State of the Basin reports in 6 years, saying that water quality is improving. The report found that nutrients in the river are decreasing and also found that some fish in the river are making a comeback. The mostly positive report was tempered... Read more →


Sweeney Tours Audible’s Innovation Cathedral

Newark – Senate President Steve Sweeney toured the state-of-the art Audible Innovation Cathedral today with Senate President Pro Tempore Senator M. Teresa Ruiz and Audible Founder and CEO, Donald Katz and. Audible began its renovation of the cathedral in 2015. “This is truly a symbol of this city’s turnaround,” said Senator... Read more →


Center for Family Services Host Block Party at Whitman Square

Camden City, NJ – (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Nearly 1,000 Camden residents are expected to join Center For Family Services on Saturday, July 27thas it hosts the 2nd Annual Neighborhood Block Party at Whitman Square (Louis & Everett Streets) in Camden. The event will be held from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm. The Neighborhood Block... Read more →