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August 7, 2019

Fake Prince from Philadelphia Pleads Guilty to Child Exploitation Crimes

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that David Milliner, 50, of Philadelphia, PA entered a plea of guilty today before United States District Court Judge Petrese Tucker to four counts of online enticement of a minor, six counts of manufacturing/attempted manufacturing of child pornography, four counts of receipt of child pornography, one count of transfer of obscene material to a minor, and one count of possession of child pornography. The charges arise out of the defendant’s sexually explicit online communications with four... Read more →

Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $60,000,000

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (Aug. 7, 2019) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $60 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that in the Tuesday, Aug. 6th drawing, 11 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. One of those tickets was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $1,000. Moreover, 17,694 other New Jersey players took home $70,830 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400, according to... Read more →

Trump Administration to Support Community Revitalization, Local Food Initiatives

Call for Applications: NEW YORK (August 6, 2019) Today, in support of the Trump Administration’s Executive Order on Promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity in America, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an opportunity to apply for technical assistance for communities interested in revitalizing neighborhoods through development of local food systems. The assistance will be provided through the Local Foods, Local Places (LFLP) program. “By helping communities grow their local food system, Local Foods, Local Places helps improve people’s health, their environment, and the economy,”... Read more →

Pennsylvania schools in middle of pack in U.S. for quality despite high spending

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square If the goal of a state educational system is to provide the best possible education combined with a reasonable cost to taxpayers, Pennsylvania has a lot of work to do. A recent report by WalletHub ranks Pennsylvania 27th in a listing of the states by the best and worst school systems, coming in 26th for quality and is 35th for school safety. But when WalletHub correlated school spending with the quality of the system, Pennsylvania found itself in... Read more →

More NJ Lakes Have High Levels of Toxic Algae Bloom

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Two lakes are under advisories after state tests last week showed potentially harmful levels of toxic algae bloom. Budd Lake Beach is closed, and swimming is discouraged in nearby Lake Musconetcong, local agencies wrote in Facebook announcements. The township health department closed the beach and until tests are completed. “Two more lakes are under advisory or closed due to harmful levels of algal bloom. Once again, this shows that DEP has failed to deal with this issue to adequately protecting our lakes. DEP tests showed... Read more →

Montgomery County Businessman Sentenced To Prison For Tax Fraud

PHILADELPHIA, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 7, 2019)----On August 6, 2019, JOHN SHALONGO, 61, of Chalfont, PA, was sentenced to 12 months in prison. SHALONGO will serve six months of his sentence in prison and the remaining six months will be served on house arrest. SHALONGO will also be on supervised release for a period of six months. Judge Cynthia M. Rufe ordered SHALONGO to pay restitution in the amount of $74,000.00 and a $50,000.00 fine. SHALONGO, who previously pled guilty to filing a false tax return, owned... Read more →


Acting governor Sheila Oliver signed three bills into law yesterday that expand violence intervention programs at hospitals across the state. Flanked by advocates in "Moms Demand Action" t-shirts so soon after the mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas, Oliver said the new laws will aid the state's efforts to instill a culture and practice of gun safety and violence intervention. The new state statutes cover local hospitals and trauma centers. One law also mandates that survivors at trauma centers must have access... Read more →

Union College Students from NJ Make Dean's List

SCHENECTADY, NY (08/05/2019)-- The following area students were named to the 2019 Dean's List at Union College. Comprised annually, the Union College Dean's List honors students who have a grade point average of 3.5 for the entire academic year and meet certain other requirements. Amanda Ashmen, of Voorhees, NJ; Ashmen is a member of the Class of 2021, majoring in Computer Engineering. Jaclyn Gehring, of Wildwood, NJ; Gehring is a member of the Class of 2020, majoring in Geology. Alexandra O'Rourke, of Ocean View, NJ;... Read more →

Helping to Rebuild Lives and Assist in Reentry to Society

New Jersey State Parole Chairman Helps Volunteers of America Delaware Valley Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Opening Hope Hall in Camden 8,000 Men Served Since 1999, Helping to Rebuild Lives and Assist in Reentry to Society CAMDEN CITY NJ, August 6, 2019 — Recently, Volunteers of America Delaware Valley (VOADV) celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the opening of its Hope Hall facility in Camden. A variety of representatives, including New Jersey State Parole Board Chairman Samuel J. Plumeri joined leadership, staff and former clients from VOADV... Read more →

Home Country: Alphonse “Windy” Wilson Fired Up...Again

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 7, 2019)--You have to hand it to Windy. When Alphonse “Windy” Wilson chooses to speak, it is a bombastic sampling of creativity. Windy has yet to find a word he can’t make better through his own unique methods. Well, what got him fired up the other day was a meeting of the ladies of the garden club down at the nursery. Windy’s been helping Dewey with his manure business on the one day a week he spends helping others. Today... Read more →

NJBIA Honoring College Students with "Rising Star" Awards

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Four future business leaders who have distinguished themselves at New Jersey universities through their academic work, leadership and community involvement will be honored with Rising Star awards at NJBIA's 5th Annual Women Business Leaders Forum on Sept. 20. The forum will bring together hundreds of men and women in Long Branch to participate alongside top business leaders and experts who will share advice for career advancement. This year's keynote speaker is e-commerce titan Jennifer Fleiss, the co-founder of Rent the Runway and Jetblack, two successful... Read more →

Rowan University Art Gallery presents "Mending a Reflection"

Rowan University Art Gallery is pleased to present Mending a Reflection, a solo exhibition of Julie Heffernan’s self-portraits, curated by Mary Salvante, Director of Rowan University Art Gallery. The exhibit will be on view September 3 to October 26, 2019, with an opening reception and artist talk on September 12, from 5 – 7:30 pm. Artist talk begins at 5 pm with a reception immediately following. Mending a Reflection addresses the connection between culture, mass media and personal identity through the eyes of one central... Read more →

FAC Wins Again: Search Warrants Executed on SF Journalist Bryan Carmody Unsealed

SAN FRANCISCO--(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Three San Francisco judges on Friday ordered the public release of sealed applications for three search warrants executed on freelance journalist Bryan Carmody — for his home, office and phone. The release of these materials should help answer a central question in the Carmody saga: how the San Francisco Police Department was able to obtain search warrants against a working journalist, when such warrants are clearly prohibited under both California and federal law. In announcing her ruling Friday, Superior Court Judge Gail Dekreon said... Read more →

American Legion Mid-Atlantic Baseball Tournament: Brooklawn Plays Vienna Today 11:30

Team Brooklawn Post 72 Canal Post 25 Funkstown Post 211 Hamburg Post 527 Morgantown Post 2 Randolph County Post 45 - HOST Vienna Post 180 Wilmington Post 10 Sunday, August 11, 2019 Wednesday, August 07, 2019 Game Time Location Team Score Team B1 9:30 AM McCrary Park Canal Post 25 Morgantown Post 2 B2 11:30 AM McCrary Park Vienna Post 180 Brooklawn Post 72 B3 4:30 PM McCrary Park Wilmington Post 10 Funkstown Post 211 B4 6:30 PM McCrary Park Randolph County Post 45 -... Read more →

Guest Opinion: NJBIA Statement on Wage Theft Law

(Gloucestercitynews.net) (August 6, 2019)----New Jersey Business & Industry Association Vice President of Government Affairs Michael Wallace issued the following statement regarding the signing of the Wage Theft law today by acting Governor Sheila Oliver. "NJBIA fully supports the strong penalization of employers who knowingly and willfully cheat their employees through failing to pay wages, salary or benefits they are entitled to. This law, as signed, however, criminalizes inadvertent wage-and-hour violations and will also hold New Jersey businesses responsible for the actions of their contractors. "Navigating... Read more →

ACENDA Integrated Health Holds Backpack Drive

To Benefit Children Participating in its Programs and Services Throughout New Jersey Drive runs through Wednesday, August 14 GLASSBORO, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)) – 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 itsBackpack Drive which runs through Wednesday, August 14. Last year’s drive benefited nearly 600 children from kindergarten through high school. "The start of the school year is an exciting time for children... Read more →

2019 American Legion Baseball regional qualifiers

From a field of over 3,500 teams, the final 64 American Legion Baseball teams have been announced. The regional tournaments will run Aug. 7-11 and feature all state champions, as well as regional hosts and runners-up from states with the most senior teams. For live stats and more information, visit americanlegion.sportngin.com/2019regionals. The 64 finalists are as follows: Northeast - Shrewsbury, Mass. Connecticut - Stamford Post 3 Connecticut (runner-up) - Southington Post 72 Maine - Hampden New Hampshire - Nashua Post 124 Rhode Island - Cumberland... Read more →

Guest Opinion: The Charlottesville Lie

By Steve Cortes, CNN Political Commentator Columnist for Real Clear Politics, & Prager University Politicians lie. We all know that. That is not an indictment of all politicians—it’s simply part of the game. It’s our job, as informed citizens, to figure out the truth. And that’s where journalists and the media come in. They are supposed to help us ferret out fact from fiction. So when they get a fact wrong, that’s bad. When they get a fact wrong, know it’s wrong, and don’t correct... Read more →

Images of Philadelphia Armored Car Robbery Suspects

PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 7, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--The FBI/Philadelphia Police Department Violent Crimes Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the three subjects who carried out the armored car robbery last Thursday morning, August 1, 2019, in University City. Above are three photos, from surveillance cameras in the area of the robbery. The video shows the subjects arriving on the scene in a dark red SUV and the two armed robbers advancing, then fleeing upon encountering gunfire from the armored car personnel. One of... Read more →

NJ Lottery Fiscal Year 2019 Breaks Record; $1 Billion Goes To Public Employees Pension

TRENTON – (August 6, 2019) – The New Jersey Lottery today announced record sales of just over $3.48 billion during the Fiscal Year that ended on June 30, 2019, an increase of approximately 5.5% compared to the prior year. The Lottery generated more than $1.06 billion in profits for the state, which are dedicated to bolstering New Jersey’s public employee pension system for teachers, police, fire personnel, and other public employees. The results are unaudited figures and the total amount of the final contribution to... Read more →