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August 2019

Tyriq Smith, 20, of Camden City Fatally Shot

Gloucestercitynews.net--CAMDEN CITY, NJ--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a homicide that occurred in the city. The Camden County Police Department was made aware of a ShotSpotter activation near the 1700 block of Mount Ephraim Avenue at approximately 12:50 a.m. When officers responded, they... Read more →


Video: Congratulations to Gloucester Twp. Detective Tony Massi on his Retirement

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (August 31, 2019)---Congratulations to Detective Tony Massi on his retirement after 26 years with the Gloucester Township Police Department. We wish him a happy, healthy, and safe retirement. Related: CNB Crime Blue Line CNBNews Tips and Snippets CNBNews Point of View BREAKING NEWS published Gloucestercitynews.net | August 31,... Read more →


Call SERVRO Property Restoration

Gloucestercitynews.net --(Gloucester City, NJ) (Grassroots Newswire) No matter where you live or work, emergencies caused by weather, fire, wind, water, and other natural or manmade disasters can strike at any time and are largely unpredictable. SERVPRO property restoration professionals in the Gloucester City area remind home and business owners that preparing... Read more →


*Monarchs, Milkweed & More

Saturday, September 7, 2019 10:00AM - 11:30AM Camden County Environmental Center & Education Gardens 1301 N Park Boulevard, Cherry Hill, NJ $10.00 per family Reservations recommended and can be made at https://monarchandmilkweed.eventbrite.com Naturalist, Keara R. Giannotti and Master Gardener, Danielle Giannotti will be giving a talk & tour on the Monarch... Read more →


Green Beret Army Sgt.1st Class Dustin B. Ard Dies Fighting in Zabul Province, Afghanistan

Aug. 31, 2019 The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. Sgt. 1st Class Dustin B. Ard Sgt. 1st Class Dustin B. Ard, 31, from Hyde Park, Utah, died Aug. 29, 2019, as a result of wounds sustained while engaged in combat operations in... Read more →


NRA's Youth Hunter Education Challenge Salem County Sportsmen's Club

NRA's Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC) provides a fun environment for youth to improve their hunting, marksmanship, and safety skills. Through its simulated hunting situations, live fire exercises, and educational and responsibility events, YHEC helps build upon skills learned in basic hunter education courses and encourages safer lifelong hunting habits. Don't... Read more →


Enrollment Now Open for Upcoming Season at The Little Gym of Washington Twp.

Turnersville, NJ (Grassroots Newswire) August 31, 2019 - For many families, the new school year signals a return not just to the classroom, but also to busy schedules managing school, childcare, after-school activities, homework, and family time. Local child development expert Mitchell Kantrowitz, owner of The Little Gym of Washington Township,... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: A Companion for Your Companion

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Some people believe that, if their dog is lonely, adopting a second dog is the answer. While it can be a remedy, sometimes a second dog will exacerbate the problem. If you are away from home more than nine hours a day there are ways that you can... Read more →


Toms River Residents to Discuss Opioid Epidemic at Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall

TOMS RIVER — Residents will join local experts to discuss the opioid epidemic’s impact on the community and seek possible solutions at a Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall, sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) and The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ). The Toms River... Read more →


Updated Delaware State Wildlife Area Maps Available

DOVER (Aug. 31, 2019) – Hunters and other wildlife area users are reminded that state wildlife area maps with updated regulations and access information for each wildlife area are available for the 2019/2020 hunting season, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today. The maps depict area boundaries, parking areas, deer... Read more →


Sunset Parade at the Cape May US Coast Guard Training Center

Recruits at U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May stand in formation during a Sunset Parade on base Aug. 4, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Brahm CAPE MAY, N.J. –(Gloucestercitynews.net)- U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host a Sunset Parade at... Read more →


Colonel of New Jersey State Police Named Community Hero For Celebrate America Parade

Presented by Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City State Police Colonel Patrick J. Callahan Sponsored by Pepsi® & The press of Atlantic City ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (August 31, 2019) – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City announced today that New Jersey State Police Colonel, Patrick J. Callahan will be... Read more →


Carl Chen, owner of Chenmax Properties, Sentenced to Prison in Ponzi Scheme

WILMINGTON, Del. – David C. Weiss, U.S. Attorney for the District of Delaware, announced today that Carl Chen, owner of Chenmax Properties, Inc., a Delaware Real Estate Investment Trust, and part-owner of Re/Max Sunvest Realty Co., was sentenced today in federal court in Delaware to 51 months in prison. Chen pled... Read more →


The Walnut2Walnut River Challenge!

PHILADELPHIA, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)-Have you signed up to take on the challenge? Explore Philadelphia from the water by paddling the Independence Seaport Museum's annual Walnut2Walnut River Challenge on Saturday, September 21. Paddle or row down the Schuylkill River and up the Delaware for a scenic trip around Philadelphia's peninsula. The excursion begins... Read more →


John P. Koch, Jr, Involved in Glendora LL & Glendora Girls League, Coach, Manager, Community Activist

John P. Koch Jr September 27, 1933 - August 29, 2019 John P. Koch, Jr., on August 29, 2019, of Glendora. Age 85. Beloved husband of the late Ethel “Faye” (nee Martin). Devoted father of Deborah Eksterowicz (Bob), Colette Tyler (Ed), Kathy MacKinnon (Dave), and the late John III. Loving grandfather... Read more →


Delaware’s Archery and Crossbow Deer Season Begins Sunday

(Gloucestercitynews.net)-DOVER (Aug. 30, 2019) – Delaware hunters will start their 2019/20 hunting season Sunday, Sept. 1 with the opening of archery and crossbow deer seasons, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today. Hunters can start adding mourning dove and resident Canada goose to their daily game bags on Monday, Sept.... Read more →


Two Criminals Sentenced for Operation of Prostitution Ring Involving a Minor

TRENTON, N.J. (August 30, 2019)--– A Middlesex County, New Jersey, man and a Bronx, New York, man have been sentenced for their respective roles in a 2018 scheme in which a minor was advertised and provided for commercial sex acts, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. Aryeh Goodman, 37, of East... Read more →


Public Health Emergency Declared for State of Florida Due to Hurricane Dorian

courtesy of weather channel MIAMI, FLORIDA (August 30, 2019)--Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar today declared a public health emergency for the state in preparation for Hurricane Dorian and following President Trump’s emergency declaration for the state of Florida. The declaration gives the HHS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services... Read more →


Public’s Help Sought to Locate Sex Offender Who Failed to Register     

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that law enforcement officials are seeking the public’s assistance locating a 60-year-old man who failed to register as a sex offender as required under Megan’s Law. William Dean is described as a white male, standing 6 feet tall and weighing approximately 220 pounds. He may... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Recognizes National Grief Awareness Day

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ --Today, August 30, National Grief Awareness Day recognizes the time it takes to heal from loss doesn’t have a prescribed course and is a reminder closure comes in many forms. When a loved one dies, the void they leave affects everyone differently. If you are in high school... Read more →


Is Former State Assemblyman Barclay Still On The Camden County Payroll ?

CCGOP Chair: “We’re Not Letting This Issue Ride Off Into The Sunset Like A Mayor On A Snowplow” Did CAMC0 spokesman misspeak like he did about the mayor on the snowplow Gloucestercitynews.net--HADDON HEIGHTS – Camden County Republican Chairman Rich Ambrosino said the fact former Assemblyman Arthur Barclay appearing in news reports... Read more →


SJTA Installing Three Memorial Signs for Highway Workers Killed on the Job

SJTA Operations crew install one of three memorial signs in honor of fellow workers killed on the job as highway workers [SJTA photo/Darleen Adamo] In advance of this Labor Day, a somber reminder of the risk highway workers face HAMMONTON, NJ - August 29, 2019 - As Labor Day approaches, the... Read more →


Simple Strategies for September Geese

By Derek Stoner, Hunter Outreach Coordinator The heady scent of fresh-cut field corn competed with the odor of cow manure to keep my sense of smell occupied while awaiting the arrival of geese. Scouting efforts revealed that this small flock of Canadas should arrive in the pasture around 7:00am. Patience wavered... Read more →


Complete Guide to Labor Day Weekend in Philadelphia 2019

PHILADELPHIA PA (August 30, 2019)--Summer gets a proper send-off in Philadelphia this Labor Day weekend (August 30 through September 2, 2019) with tons of fantastic events at both indoor and outdoor attractions citywide. Residents and visitors flock to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the epic Made in America music festival on... Read more →


Why Businessmen May Be Prone to Drugs

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 30, 2019)--Many people would assume that smarter folks stay away from drug abuse. However, research has suggested otherwise. The best leaders in the world, the most dedicated, and driven people, as well as individuals that think outside the box, are wired differently. Some researchers have even suggested that a significant... Read more →


Silver Diner Celebrates Labor Day with Breakfast Car Show

CHERRY HILL, NJ – Come out and enjoy the last unofficial day of summer at Silver Diner’s Labor Day Breakfast Car Show located at 2131 Route 38 in Cherry Hill, on Monday, September 2 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The show is open to all cars, trucks and corvettes of... Read more →


MVC Facilities will be Closed in Recognition of the Labor Day Holiday

Gloucestercitynews.net-(TRENTON) – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) customers are advised that all MVC facilities, including agencies, driver testing sites, and inspection stations will be closed in recognition of the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 2, 2019. Regular Agency hours: Monday - Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm Saturday 8... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden tabs Pradiaas Men’s Basketball Head Coach

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (Aug. 30, 2019) – Tirelessly building his basketball resume for the past two decades, Stuart Pradia’s basketball journey has taken him all over the United States, including assistant coaching jobs at a pair of New Jersey Athletic Conference schools. He now has a NJAC program to call his... Read more →


Vincent M. Russo, of Gloucester City, Age 30

Vincent M. Russo Gloucester City – On August 24, 2019. Age 30. Vince was the kind of person who touched lives. His existence was anything but insignificant. It doesn’t matter how long the conversation was, people remembered him. He will live on through his daughter, his mother, his George, his grandparents,... Read more →


Tickets on Sale for Kent Conservation District’s Barn Dance Fundraiser

DOVER (Aug. 27, 2019)(CNBNewsnet) – The Kent Conservation District invites everyone to a rompin', stompin' good time at its 20thAnnual Barn Dance fundraiser to be held from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 at the Harrington Fire Company, 20 Clark Street, Harrington, DE 19952. The event features a down-home meal... Read more →


Oscar Mayer and Ryan Newman’s Darlington Throwback Scheme Is No Bologna

The No. 6 Oscar Mayer Ford Mustang Reimagines 1993 Win With Mark Martin’s Scheme August 28, 2019 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time DARLINGTON, S.C. & PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oscar Mayer and NASCAR™ driver Ryan Newman will travel back in time to 1993, racing the No. 6 Oscar Mayer Ford Mustang throwback... Read more →


Maryland Fishing Report: Chesapeake Bay, Providing Healthy, Heavy Crabs for Crab Picking

By Keith Lockwood | Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources August 28, 2019 The recent cooler weather has been a welcomed relief for all, and the hot summer months are beginning to fade into memory. Fishing has been good and recreational crabbers, in particular, are enjoying the bounty of the Chesapeake Bay,... Read more →


The Inside Story Of How The Army Reduced Standards To Get Women Through Ranger Training

JAMES HASSON Editor’s note: What follows is one in a two-part series of adapted excerpts from decorated veteran and conservative writer James Hasson’s new book Stand Down: How Social Justice Warriors Are Sabotaging America’s Military(Here at Barnes and Noble). The first part covers the intense training required for most Ranger candidates,... Read more →


Temple Researchers: High-Fat Diet In Utero May Protect Against Alzheimer's Disease

(Philadelphia, PA)(Gloucestercitynews.net) – A high-fat diet can carry health risks, but for mothers-to-be, it may make all the difference when it comes to Alzheimer's disease prevention for their children. In a report published online in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University show... Read more →


Universal Aryan Brotherhood Gang Members Sentenced to Decades in Prison

OKLAHOMA CITY — Two gang members of the Universal Aryan Brotherhood have been sentenced to decades in prison in separate criminal cases. Aryan Brotherhood Member These sentences were announced by U.S. Attorney Timothy J. Downing of the Western District of Oklahoma. These cases were investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s... Read more →


Volunteers needed for Delaware Coastal Cleanup site at Williams Pond

SEAFORD DELAWARE (Gloucestercitynews.net)(Aug. 30, 2019) – DNREC, the Nanticoke Watershed Alliance, the City of Seaford, and Friends of the Nanticoke River are seeking volunteers to lend a hand, picking up trash at Williams Pond from 9-11:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 21, as part of DNREC’s annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup. Now in its... Read more →


Campaign 2020: Presidential Candidate Joe Sestak Pioneering New Policies on Education

Yesterday, in Muscatine, Iowa, I presented my education and 'training for a lifetime' policy - which plans for skill training and retraining throughout one’s career, as well early education through post-secondary. You can read it in full here. People are often surprised when I say that “education is our best homeland... Read more →


Why More Businesses are taking Recycling Seriously

(gloucestercitynews.net)--With growing concern about the environmental issues we face concerning plastics, more businesses are stepping up to tackle recycling and waste management.Businesses within all industries produce waste, and while efficient disposal may not have been a prime business concern in the past, today it is at the forefront of good business... Read more →


Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $70,000,000 For Saturday’s Drawing

TRENTON (August 29, 2019) – The Powerball jackpot has rolled to $70 million! Although no one won the jackpot in the Aug. 28 drawing, 16,407 New Jersey players took home an estimated $155,994 in prizes ranging from $4 to $1,000, according to Lottery Acting Executive Director James Carey. The winning numbers... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Dept. End of Summer Barbecue

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Join officers for a barbecue on August 31st from 12-3pm to celebrate National Eat Outside Day and recognize Overdose Awareness Day. Location: GTPD Family Resource Center 1324 Little Gloucester Rd. Stop by and have a free lunch with officers, play games, and have some fun. Natoli Dental will... Read more →


All Football Foodies! Earn $500 as a Food Taster for the NFL Season

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--One lucky football foodie has the chance of a lifetime to earn $500 as a food taster for the NFL season. Pickswise are on the hunt for an NFL food taster for the 2019 season, with the selected expert set to travel the nation in pursuit of the best signature dish... Read more →


*Star Watch/Astronomy Night at Rancocas Nature Center

RANCOCAS, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Friends of Rancocas Nature Center and the West Jersey Astronomical Society (WJAS) will co-host the annual Star Watch/Astronomy Night at the Rancocas Nature Center (RNC) starting at 7:30 p.m. on August 30 (no rain date this year). WJAS will bring an array of telescopes and other optics to guide... Read more →


Two Gloucester City Residents Arrested by Delaware Cops for Selling Heroin, Oxycodone Pills

Largest Federal Heroin and Fentanyl-Laced Seizure In Delaware History...street value $1M Ten Kilograms of Heroin and 14,000 Fake Oxycodone Pills Seized ...over 1.4 million doses of heroin (Gloucestercitynews.net)-WILMINGTON, Del. (Aug 29,2019)– David C. Weiss, United States Attorney for the District of Delaware, unsealed two criminal complaints today charging two men with... Read more →


DNREC seeking volunteers for Delaware Coastal Cleanup

Volunteer registration to close Sept. 2 DOVER (Aug. 27, 2019) – Volunteers are still needed and encouraged to join the 32nd annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup, to be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 14. Sponsored by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, the cleanup spans... Read more →


Robert Lee Messick, Former Camden County Democratic Party Chairman

Robert Lee Messick BELLMAWR NJ (August 298, 2019)--Former Chairman of the Camden County Democratic Party Robert Lee Messick of Bellmawr, NJ, died unexpectedly at home August 11th, 2019. He was 84. He was a practicing attorney for 55 years and solicitor for Bellmawr and Hi-Nella. He was born in 1935 and... Read more →


Burlington County Corrections Officer Charged with Stealing Money from Deceased Colleague

LUMBERTON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Burlington County corrections officer has been charged with stealing $6,365 that was raised to honor the memory of a colleague who died of cancer. Ann Inman, 36, of Lumberton, (photo)was charged with one count of Theft by Failure to Make Required... Read more →


Merryfield Construction Group Selects Clayton Family for Free Roof Giveaway

Merryfield Construction Company is Completing Roof Restoration Project CLAYTON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)- Merryfield Construction Group announced Clayton homeowners Frank and Wendy Errig as the recipients of its 2019 donated new roof installation. Through its Restoration by Donation community outreach program, Merryfield Construction Group seeks to help deserving families facing health and financial... Read more →


Gloucester City Business Matches Donations for New Bikes

By Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Gloucester City, NJ (August 29, 2019)--RiverPark Pub, located at 200 Jersey Ave in Gloucester City, is known for its community involvement. With the sudden rash of bicycles being stolen in our area, the entire staff of the Riverpark, led by Michael Soll decided to get involved. “We... Read more →