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August 5, 2019

Maple Shade PD National Night Out

ONE DAY AWAY ! National Night Out (NNO) Event 2019 Hosted by the Maple Shade Police Chaplain Corp, the Maple Shade Police Chaplain Association, the Maple Shade Police Department, PBA Local #267 and our Community Partners WHEN: Tuesday August 6, 2019 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm (RAIN DATE: Wednesday August 7, 2019 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm) WHERE: Municipal Lot... Read more →


Cold Spring - Head-on Motor Vehicle Crash on Ocean Drive

HEAD-ON MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH ON OCEAN DRIVE LOWER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 5, 2019)--Today, Monday, August 5, 2019 at approximately 10:41 a.m., the Lower Township Police Department was notified of a motor vehicle crash that had just occurred on Ocean Drive in the Cold Spring section of Lower Township. A Multi-agency response was activated with assistance from Erma Fire Department, U.S.... Read more →


Project H.O.P.E. and New Jersey Primary Care Association Celebrate National Health Center Week

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Project H.O.P.E.- Camden Healthcare for the Homeless, the New Jersey Primary Care Association, (NJPCA), U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Region II, Regional Director, Dr. Anthony C. Ferreri, Camden County Sheriff Gilbert Whip Wilson, City of Camden Councilwoman Sheila Davis, and other stakeholders held the New Jersey National Health Center Week (NHCW) kick-off today in... Read more →


NJ BOARD'S DELAYS ALLOWS TEACHERS TO KEEP LICENSES

This feature story by Kelly Heyboer and Adam Clark is a compelling look into the slow-moving, state-run system that enables 'bad apple' teachers to keep their licenses for months or even years after their schools find them guilty of misconduct. So even if a district fires a teacher, they can find work elsewhere — because some schools don't check whether... Read more →


Delaware River Festival on Sept. 7

WILMINGTON, Del. — Celebrate the Delaware River coast to coast! Come to Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia, and to Wiggins Park in Camden, New Jersey for the Delaware River Festival on Sept. 7. This free festival offers loads of family fun from boat rides to crafts and face painting. The festival is a “coast-to-coast” celebration of the Delaware River by connecting... Read more →


Christopher Anthony Maldonado, of Gloucester City

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)Suddenly , On August 1, 2019, Age 44. Of Gloucester City, Formerly of Woodlynne. Loving father of Tyler White. Cherished Son of Richard D’Adamo and Jacqueline D’Adamo (nee Maldonado). Beloved brother of Richard D’Adamo (Catherine), Joy Lynn D’Adamo and the late Toni Marie Rago. Survived by his loving nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are kindly invited... Read more →


Police Enforcement Trainees Needed for Delaware Parks

(Dover, Delaware) (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environment Control Division of Parks & Recreation Natural Resources Police invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of Enforcement Trainee. This is a law enforcement position with duties to include crime prevention and detection, public safety, enforcement of all Delaware criminal and traffic laws, responding to calls for service, and enforcing... Read more →


GTPD Community Bulletin: Join Us For National Night Out Tomorrow!

National Night Out, Tuesday, August 6, at 6pm. Citizens, law enforcement agencies, community groups, businesses, youth organizations and local, state and federal officials from all 50 states, U.S. territories and military bases worldwide joined forces to celebrate National Night Out (NNO) – a community crime and safety event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch, Throughout the nation, along... Read more →


One New Jersey Lottery Ticket Wins $100,000

Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $112,000,000 TRENTON (Gloucestercitynews.net)-(Aug. 5, 2019) – There was one New Jersey Lottery ticket sold that matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Saturday, August 3rd drawing winning the $50,000 third-tier prize. That ticket was purchased with Powerplay, multiplying the prize to $100,000. The winning ticket from Saturday night’s drawing was... Read more →


CWO James W. "Nick" Nicholson, USMC, (Ret.), 80, Gloucester City

Arlington National Cemetery James W. Nicholson Warrant Officer, United States Marine Corps From a contemporary press report: GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ-(Gloucestercitynews.net)-(November 19, 1998)--James W. Nicholson, 80, a retired Marine Corps warrant officer and a combat veteran of the Sino-Japanese War, World War II and the Korean War, died of cancer Thursday (11-19-98 at Underwood Memorial Hospital in Woodbury, New Jersey. He... Read more →


Gloucester City PD Sponsors National Night Out

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--On Tuesday, August 6th. 2019 the Gloucester City Police Department and P.B.A Local #40 will be hosting National Night Out at the Gloucester City Marina and Proprietor’s Park on King Street from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Some of the activities planned are: Bounce house Obstacle course Dunk tank Tug of war Water balloon fights Games and... Read more →


Pine Hill Police Dept. National Night Out

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2019 Everyone is invited to join us for the 36th Annual National Night Out being held at Overbrook High School on Tuesday, August 6, 2019. The event is sponsored by organizations within the Borough of Pine Hill, including the Pine Hill Police Department, Municipal Alliance, Fire Department, School District and many others. National Night... Read more →


Offering Home Buyers in Gloucester City and the Garden State More Affordable Opportunities

(Gloucester City, NJ)(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 5, 2019)--New Jersey residents pay the highest property taxes in the US, climbing annually to an average of $8,767 last year. Although taxes are a little lower in Gloucester City, they are still well above average, and combined with higher real estate prices, increase the cost of living and put pressure on many working families. The president... Read more →


HSI Most Wanted Fugitive Captured after 3-Year-old Manhunt

DETROIT - ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents and deputies with the U.S. Marshals Service announced late Wednesday that the accused leader of a sophisticated human trafficking and narcotics distribution operation in Detroit was arrested this evening in Monroe, Michigan. Darrick Bell, 50, aka Tone or Ghost, a U.S. citizen, was the subject of a nearly three-year manhunt, following... Read more →


Philadelphia Bar Association to Receive Harrison Tweed Award

The Philadelphia Bar Association Becomes the Only Bar Association in the U.S. to Receive the Tweed Award for a Record Five-Times PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Philadelphia Bar Association will receive the prestigious Harrison Tweed Award from the American Bar Association on August 9th at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis hotel, 780 Mission Street, San Franscio. The Philadelphia Bar Association will... Read more →


6 Tips for a Better Hiring Process

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 5, 2019)--The best way to ensure that your business will continue to grow is to hire the right people for the right positions. However, this can be a lot harder than you might think. Plenty of people make it through the recruitment process, only for their new employer to find that they are not suitable for the position. Hiring... Read more →


NC Man Found Guilty of Attempted Murder at Bordentown Truck Stop  

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a truck driver from North Carolina has been convicted in Superior Court of attempted murder for stabbing a co-worker at a Bordentown Township truck stop late last year. After deliberating for two and a half hours yesterday, a jury found Christopher Teeter, 42, of Wilmington, North Carolina, guilty of Attempted Murder (First Degree),... Read more →


Caisson Gate Deployed on Atlantic City Reef

ATLANTIC CITY NJ (AUGUST 5, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--On Saturday, July 27, 2019, the Bureau of Marine Fisheries sunk the first of three caisson gates slated for Fish and Wildlife's Artificial Reef Program in 2019. A caisson gate, constructed off heavy gauge steel with several tons of ballast in the keel, is a barrier used to dam off the open end of a... Read more →


MISSING: Erich Gittler, of Collingswood

Detective’s Seek Public’s Assistance (Collingswood NJ) (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and the Collingswood Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile, Erich Gittler, 16, of Collingswood. He was last seen on August 4, 2019, after leaving his residence on the 300 block of Lees Avenue in Collingswood between 12:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. Erich Gittler,... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': On Needles and Pins

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--My lifestyle has changed considerably since March, when I moved out of my home. Because of this change I’ve lost quite a bit of weight. Before you begin to congratulate me, allow me to point out that neither loss was intentional. If you are a follower of my writing you already know about the house situation. But let me fill... Read more →


Rutgers Study: Antihistamines Better for Treating Kids with Colds

Rutgers study finds increase in antihistamine use for colds, following the 2008 FDA advisory to decrease use of cough and cold medicines, despite risks and unclear benefit of antihistamines for children with colds Newswise — For respiratory infections in children under 12, physicians are increasingly more likely to recommend antihistamines and less likely to recommend cough and cold medicines, a... Read more →


Learn From the Pro’s at Premiere Philadelphia 2019

(PHILADELPHIA PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 5, 2019)--Premiere Philadelphia 2019 is scheduled to take place September 15–16, 2019 at the Philadelphia Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. The two-day event is the, well, premier conference for leading members in the professional beauty industry. In fact, it’s not even open to the general public, family, friends, or anyone under the age of 16 (including infants).... Read more →


Authorities Seeking Public's Help with Hit and Run Accident; Victim Died at Hospital

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. The vehicle, shown below, fled... Read more →


Book & Coaching Service Aims to Help Students Prepare for College/the Workforce

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--To the Next Step, a book and an educational and coaching company, is aimed at helping high school and college students prepare for college and careers. Kyle Grappone, founder of the To the Next Step coaching firm and author of a book by the same name, says his goal is to provide students with the tools they need to succeed... Read more →