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July 2019

Guest Opinion: Camden’s Renaissance Impacts the Entire State; Keep Building on its Success

By James J. Florio Camden is rising, and I’m proud to say those words with the evidence to back it up. The Rowan University/Rutgers-C­amden joint board of governors has released a detailed economic analysis highlighting the current renaissance occurring in the city. In several key determinants of public health (public safety, neighborhood quality, education and... Read more →

Eugenio Dalessandro of Woolwich Township Faces Multiple Child Porn Charges

WOODBURY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)-(July 26, 2019)--Eugenio Dalessandro (DOB 10/12/1968) of Woolwich Township, NJ, was arrested on July 24, 2019 and charged with one count of distribution of child pornography (2nd Degree), one count of possession of child pornography (2nd Degree), one count of making child pornography available for download by a file sharing program (1st Degree),... Read more →

Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City holds Change of Command Ceremony

ATLANTIC CITY-(July, 2019)- (Gloucestercitynews.net)-– Members of Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City and the Coast Guard's 5th District held a military change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Thursday morning. During ceremony, presided over by Rear Adm. Keith Smith, Commander, 5th Coast Guard District, Capt.... Read more →

The 144th Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

By Peter G. Sánchez Photo by Peter G. Sánchez On July 15, the eve of the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, faithful say a rosary before the Blessed Mother in thanks and petition on carnival grounds. HAMMONTON — The longest-running Italian festival in the United States concluded earlier this week, in gratitude and... Read more →

Support Lung Cancer Research

Camden City, NJ--Twelve years ago, the Fifis family lost a great man, husband, father, brother, uncle and friend to lung cancer. His sons made a promise - to help find a cure for lung cancer and the Jim Fifis Lung Cancer Research Fund at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper was born. Now in its... Read more →

Cooper Honors Employee John Bishop for Heroic Actions

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Seniors leaders and staff of Cooper University Health Care gathered to celebrate Cooper employee John Bishop who heroically saved a woman who was being brutally attacked alongside a busy South Jersey highway June 6, 2019. Putting his own safety aside and thanks to his quick actions, he was able to rescue the... Read more →

Investigators Ask Public to Help with Identifying Home Invasion Suspects

PENNSAUKEN, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--(July 27,2019)-- The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and the Pennsauken Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying individuals who may have information on a home invasion robbery that occurred on July 23, 2019 at approximately 1:39 a.m. that left a woman injured. Officers responded to a report of a home invasion... Read more →

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: July 15-21

Reminder for the week: Boaters, jet ski operators should wear engine shut off safety lanyard DOVER (July 26, 2019) (Gloucestercitynews.net) – To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources... Read more →

Kensington Initiative Arrests 14

Seizes Heroin, Fentanyl, Cocaine, Guns in Largest Operation to Date Operation took 198,000 doses of Heroin/Fentanyl out of Kensington Neighborhood image source https://www.centercityrecovery.com PHILADELPHIA (Gloucestercitynews.net)— Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that his Office arrested 14 individuals and seized 6 kilos of heroin/fentanyl, 2 kilos of cocaine, 5 handguns, one rifle, $200,000 in cash, a... Read more →


The Sussex County Republican Committee is disavowing its own racist and misogynistic Twitter page, claiming the hate speech is the work of one man only: Chairman Jerry Scanlan. The committee claims Scanland has agreed to not post on social media behalf of the group anymore. The content was disturbing: one post called Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and... Read more →

Childproofing Your Pool and Swimming Safety

GTPD Community Bulletin: (Gloucestercitynews.net)--There's nothing more refreshing on a hot summer day than a dip in a cool pool. But there are plenty of potential hazards poolside, so be informed and alert in order to ensure the safety of your friends and family. Recently the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to a child who was... Read more →

Voorhees Police Alert: Address Painting Flyers are not from the Township

VOORHEES TOWNSHIP (Gloucestercitynews.net)-(July 25,2019)--Address painting flyers are not from the Township of Voorhees government. The picture attached shows a flyer being distributed throughout Voorhees advertising for a for hire painting service painting addresses on curbs. Some residents were confused and thought the notice was from our Township Offices. It is not. Please report any suspicious... Read more →

How to Create Extra Storage Space for Your Belongings

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 26, 2019)--Whether you’ve just inherited a large number of belongings from a deceased family member, or you’ve downscaled your home, and you have found that you own too many things to store there, there are plenty of scenarios in life during which we need a little more storage space. This article takes a sweeping... Read more →

(video) Nancy Cantor, Rutgers-Newark Chancellor, Gives Campus Police a Hard Time

Rutgers-Newark Nancy Cantor yells 'I'm the chancellor!' at campus cops in car accident dispute NEWARK, NJ (July 25, 2019) (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Rutgers-Newark Chancellor Nancy Cantor, the former president of Syracuse University, has apologized to campus police for her behavior during a minor car accident in March in which her car and driver struck another vehicle. (Rutgers-Newark Police... Read more →


CNBNewsnetTuesday, February 16, 2010 GLENN BECK: I got a letter from a woman in Arizona . She writes an open letter to our nation's leadership: "I am a home grown American citizen, 53, registered Democrat all my life. Before the last presidential election I registered as a Republican because I no longer felt the Democratic... Read more →

Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $75,000,000 For Saturday’s Drawing

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (July 25, 2019) – The Powerball jackpot has rolled to $75 million! Although no one won the jackpot in the July 24th drawing, 19,342 New Jersey players took home an estimated $97,738 in prizes ranging from $4 to $200, according to Lottery Acting Executive Director James Carey.... Read more →

Theresa A. Pierce of Runnemede

July 12, 1935 - July 23, 2019 Theresa A. “Terry” Pierce (nee Sacchetti), on July 23, 2019, of Runnemede. Age 84. Beloved wife of Clarence “Chuck” Pierce, Jr. Devoted mother of Wayne Pierce (Sherry), John Pierce (Ann Marie), Patricia Phillips (the late Steve) and Danny Pierce. Loving grandmother of Krista, Gabrielle, Pierce, Derek, Matthew, Kaitlyn... Read more →

WALLET HUB: Pa Ranks 24th best for Police Officers and NJ Ranks 9th

The Center SquareJuly, 2019 Pennsylvania was ranked 24th in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work. The analysis measured numerous qualities that define police friendliness, including mean annual wages ($63,380 being the national average for police officers), retirement and health... Read more →

How to consider technical study in top institutes

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 26, 2019)--There are numerous Asian nations that are presently at the front line of worldwide education. Japan, second just to the US as far as innovation, is the best spot to seek after broad courses in building, global exchange and business and writing. Mechanically progressed and socially rich, the nation is quickly making an... Read more →

NYPD Officer Attacked by Harlem Community

Eyewitness News ABC7NY Published on Jul 23, 2019 HARLEM, NY--The NYPD is looking into an incident in Harlem in which a group of people doused a police officer with water. Video that surfaced Monday showed an officer who was making an arrest being drenched, though clearly not assaulted in a manner that was likely to... Read more →

Talking Catholic- Johnny Gaudreau

July 19, 2019 In his five-plus years as a left winger for the NHL’s Calgary Flames, Johnny Gaudreau, a product of Gloucester Catholic High School, has established himself as one of the league’s stars. This week, Mike, Pete, and guest co-host John Kalitz (digital media manager for the Diocese of Camden & NHL expert), and... Read more →

Maryland Fishing : Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish and Cobia are starting to show up

July 24, 2019 By Keith Lockwood | Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources Jeffery Peregoy shows us what can be pulled from the depths of the Atlantic Ocean with this large golden tilefish. Photo courtesy of Jeffrey Peregoy Maryland offers a wide variety of fishing adventures right now, from the western mountains to the deep ocean... Read more →

Mary E. Martin of Westville, age 76

March 15, 1942 - July 15, 2019 Mary E. Martin (nee Miller), on July 15, 2019, of Westville. Beloved mother of Sharky, Maryann Rush (Joe), and the late Danny. Devoted grandmother of Crystal (Joe), Shaun (Ashley), Little Danny, Zach, and the late Kelly and great grandmother of Joey, Jackson, Ryan, Jayden, Alex, and Liam. Loving... Read more →

(Watch video) Camden City PowerCorps Recruits Youth to Green the City

(Camden City, NJ)(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 25, 2019)--When it rains in Camden, it can flood. And when it floods, the sewer system can overflow. One solution is to soak up the storm water by building more rain gardens. But that raises a question: who will take care of those gardens? Enter the PowerCorps. This video from CivicStory showcases... Read more →

AG Barr: Federal Government to Resume Capital Punishment After Nearly Two Decade Lapse

Five Death Row Inmates Convicted of Murdering Children and the Elderly to be Executed ASAP WASHINGTON, DC (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 25, 2019)--Attorney General William P. Barr has directed the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to adopt a proposed Addendum to the Federal Execution Protocol—clearing the way for the federal government to resume capital punishment after a nearly... Read more →

*#BlackGirlMonologues July 27 Newark Symphony Hall

NEWARK, NJ (gloucestercitynews.net)A new and exciting stage production will make its debut performance in early 2019. BlackGirlMonologues is a scripted collection of social monologues to be accompanied by theatrical treatments. This stage production is purposely meant to be representative of the exertion, progress, love and labor that is indicative of the struggle of women of... Read more →

Paddle Your Way Around Penn's Landing Basin

Now to September, 2019 PHILADELPHIA, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Paddle your way around the Penn's Landing basin in a kayak, rowboat, swan or dragon for the perfect outdoor recreational activity. We're excited to announce that a flamingo and yellow duck (both four-seaters) are joining our fleet this season! Located near Spruce Street Harbor Park and the Hilton Penn's... Read more →

New Jefferson Health ENT Practice Opens in Cherry Hill

A new ENT medical practice -- Jefferson Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery – is now open at the Jefferson Cherry Hill Medical Office Building at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital. The practice offers comprehensive ENT, allergy, and audiology care services that include: Allergy testing and therapy Audiology (Diagnostic Testing & Hearing Aids) General ENT care... Read more →

Innovative Digital Platform NeuroFlow Informs Jefferson NJ OB/GYN of Patients’ Mental Wellness Between Visits

Bridging the gap between physical and mental health is becoming more and more important in the modern health care system. This rings especially true for OB/GYN providers, who often treat expectant and new mothers facing a hurdle of mental and emotional challenges. Inspired to further integrate care, Jefferson Health and Philadelphia-based NeuroFlow collaboratively designed a... Read more →

Legislators Urge Gov. to Sign Bill to Provide Tax Relief on Jersey Shore Rentals

TRENTON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Senator Jim Holzapfel and Assemblymen Greg McGuckin and Dave Wolfe are calling on Governor Phil Murphy to sign legislation to fix a 2018 law that taxes homeowners and summer rentals. The bill (S-3158/A-4814) has been on the governor’s desk since June 27, but rather than signing it, he is vacationing in Italy with... Read more →

4 Things You Can Do to Prevent Ill-Health

(Gloucestercitynews.net)-(July 25, 2019)--You don’t want to make old-age difficult for yourself, do you? Of course you don’t, which is why you should be taking action now to ensure that you prevent future ill-health for yourself. It may entail making a few lifestyle changes and taking your wellbeing a little bit more seriously, but it’ll all... Read more →

New Jersey Citizen Action statement Regarding Equal Pay law

July 25, 2019, 12:10 pm | in Montclair– New Jersey Citizen Action released the following statement today in response to Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver signing into law A1094/S3016, which would prohibit employers from screening job applicants based on salary history or consider an applicant’s refusal to volunteer salary history information in any employment decisions. “The... Read more →

Philadelphia Keeps Original Promise As A "Greene Country Town"

The greening of Philadelphia’s urbanscape began more than 300 years ago—and continues wholeheartedly today. William Penn and Hannah Callowhill Penn the city’s 17th-century founders, envisioned Philadelphia as a “greene countrie town,” with planned parks integrated into residential and commercial life. Today, the power couple’s thriving outdoor squares remain essential to Center City, but they’re just... Read more →

Auto insurance In New Jersey Among Most Expensive In Country

(Gloucestercitynews.net)-(July 25, 2019)--Insuring your car isn’t cheap, especially if you live in New Jersey. According to a recent report by consumer finance site WalletHub, New Jersey has the third most expensive car insurance rates in the United States (out of the 47 states surveyed). Nearby states Connecticut and Pennsylvania have the 10th and 7th most... Read more →

*Fourth Annual Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Online Auction

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The online auction for the Fourth Annual Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament is now posted! Visit the link below and register to bid on many exciting items: Click here to view Online Auction! Items up for bid include: * Rental of a private villa in the National Park of Cilento, Italy for... Read more →

By the numbers: McKeesport ranks the most dangerous of Pa. cities; Camden Ranks the Most Dangerous in NJ

The Center SquareJuly 2019 McKeesport was ranked the most dangerous city in Pennsylvania in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state. McKeesport recorded a violent crime rate of 2,125 per 100,000 people in 2017, based on the FBI’s Uniform Crime... Read more →

New Jersey Hospital Association Receives $3.1 Million to Enhance Statewide Emergency

Gloucestercitynews.net--The New Jersey Department of Health has awarded the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) a $3.1 million grant to enhance statewide hospital and public health emergency preparedness through health care coalitions. Through a cooperative agreement with the Department’s Office of Disaster Resilience, NJHA will build acute care medical surge capacity by working with stakeholders to... Read more →

Shutdown of Three Mile Island expected to cost more than $1 billion

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center SquareJuly 2019 image courtesy of https://www.forbes.com Gloucestercitynews.net--The decommissioning process for Three Mile Island’s No. 1 reactor remains on schedule as officials with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced this week the Pennsylvania reactor will shut down for good by the end of September. But that’s just one step in... Read more →

A Multi-Apostolic Jesuit Community for Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Jesuit mission in the city of Philadelphia extends to multiple apostolic works—Saint Joseph’s University, St. Joseph’s Prep, the Gesu School (which just celebrated its 25th anniversary), and Old St. Joseph’s Church, the oldest Catholic parish in Philadelphia. To support Jesuit engagement in these apostolates for the future, we are building a new, multi-apostolic... Read more →

New Road Construction Management of Cherry HillHonored

by New Jersey Association of School Business Officials Robbinsville, N.J. – The New Jersey Association of School Business Officials (NJASBO) presented Cherry Hill-based New Road Construction Management with an Honorable Mention for its 2019 Associate Business Members Partner of the Year Award. NJASBO presents this annual award to companies that have gone above and beyond... Read more →

Dual Citizen of the Dominican Republic and U.S. Sentenced to Prison For Conspiracy and Theft of Government Property

PHILADELPHIA, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)-(July 24, 2019--On July 23, 2019, Domingo Hernandez, 56, of Dominican Republic, was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison. Judge Mark A. Kearny also ordered Domingo Hernandez to pay restitution in the amount of $408,119.00. Following his prison sentence, Domingo Hernandez will be on supervised release for three years. Domingo Hernandez previously... Read more →

The Power of Virtual Classrooms in the Education System

The learning process doesn’t depend on the place for learning. So long as teachers are performing their role correctly, location is no hindrance. The virtual classroom is a new invention that is spreading out in the education sector. When defining it, a virtual classroom is a teaching and learning space where the members can interact... Read more →

Youth on Course Partners with Bethpage State Park Golf Courses

Metropolitan Golf Association adds the Five Bethpage Courses to its YOC Roster (PEBBLE BEACH, Calif.) – Youth on Course – the non-profit organization providing young people with subsidized golf, college scholarships, paid internships and a caddie program – and the Metropolitan Golf Association (MGA) has announced the addition of Bethpage State Park Golf Courses to... Read more →

Margaret Malloy, age 97 formerly of Bellmawr

Margaret was formerly of Bellmawr and died at Pitman Manor Sunday, July 21. She was a devout Catholic and spent her life as a homemaker. While living in Bellmawr she and her late husband, Frank, were active members of the Senior Citizens club. The Malloy's met at a neighborhood dance and continued to cut a... Read more →

5 Brilliant Tips on How to Identify Market Trends to Make Smarter Investments

(Gloucestercitynews.net)-(July 25, 2019)--You may have heard rumors that no one is investing in stock anymore, but that just isn't true. In fact, global market capitalization has gone over 80 trillion dollars in 2019, which is a 320% increase from ten years ago. If you want to make a little extra money and you have a... Read more →

Charter Approved for Creativity CoLaboratory Charter School at Appel Farm

(Elmer, NJ – July 17, 2019) Creativity CoLaboratory Charter School at Appel Farm (C3) has been granted an official charter by the New Jersey Department of Education and will open its doors to 96 middle school students in September 2019. After receiving initial approval last March, the founding team has successfully completed all necessary requirements... Read more →

NJ’s Medicinal Marijuana Program Triples Patient Count

Since Start of Murphy Administration 1,000 Physicians Participating — Nearly Double Since Administration Began Gloucestercitynews.net--Since Governor Phil Murphy took office, New Jersey’s Medicinal Marijuana Program has tripled the number of patients and nearly doubled the number of participating physicians—two milestones attributable to the Administration’s commitment to a patient-centered, modernized program. A total of 51,000 patients,... Read more →

Brooklawn Post 72 Advances to Eight-Team Final; Tournament Starts Friday at Kean University

BROOKLAWN, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)-(July 24, 2019)--Brooklawn Post 72 will be competing in the NJ American Legion State Tournament advancing to the eight-team final by earning the second spot in the District 4 playoffs, according to SouthJersey.com After losing 11-1 to district champ West Deptford to even its record to 1-1 in the districts, Brooklawn needed to... Read more →

THE CATHOLIC LEAGUE: America Magazine Defends Communism

July 24, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an article posted on the front page of the website of America magazine, a Jesuit publication: "Communist ideology is very similar to Christianity." That is what Vladimir Putin said last year in defense of Soviet communism. Agreeing with Putin is a contributor to America, the... Read more →

Westville Liquor Store Sells Lucky 7s Game Ticket, Worth $1 Million

Scratch-Offs Players Received More Than $101.9 Million in Prizes in June TRENTON (July 24, 2019) – Joseph M. of Philadelphia is a regular player of New Jersey Lottery Scratch-Offs games. Joe enjoys playing the $10 game tickets, especially Luck 7s, and occasionally will purchase a Jersey Cash 5 ticket if the jackpot is high. Recently,... Read more →