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August 8, 2019

295 northbound to have overnight lane and ramp closures

Tonight and tomorrow night for barrier and curb work I-76 east ramp to I-295 north and ramps to and from Route 168 closed and detoured (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced I-295 northbound will have three lanes closed tonight and tomorrow night, as well as three ramps to and from Route 168 will be closed... Read more →

3 NJ Residents Charged With Coercing Women to Engage in Commercial Sex

NEWARK, N.J. (August 8, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--– Three New Jersey residents have been charged by complaint for their roles in a sex trafficking conspiracy, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito for the District of New Jersey and Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division announced today. Jean Noriega, 48, Enna Gonzalez, 53, and John Oyola, 32, all of Paterson,... Read more →

Lucky Couple Finds Their Winning Ticket at a Lucky Store!

TRENTON (Aug. 8, 2019) – Damon Cherico and Shayna Flanders of Brick are regular players of New Jersey Lottery Scratch-Offs games, and they have always loved the Crossword-style games. The couple goes to the same store each week for new tickets, hoping for a lucky ticket. The store has signs up displaying all the winning tickets it has sold, and... Read more →

Washington Township Man Arrested for Sexual Assault, Endangering the Welfare of a Child

WOODBURY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore announces that Mekhi Clarke, (DOB 12/14/1995) of Washington Township, NJ, was arrested on August 7, 2019 and charged with 2nd Degree Sexual Assault and 3rd Degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child. This arrest is the result of a cooperative investigation by the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office and the Washington Township Police Department,... Read more →

Hilda Chile of Bellmawr, Doll Club Member

February 01, 1936 - August 08, 2019 Hilda Chile (nee Wyld), on August 8, 2019, of Bellmawr. Age 83. Beloved wife of the late Lawrence. Devoted mother of Lawrence Chile, Jr. (Margaret), Stephen Chile, Michelle Kelly (Bill) and the late Sandra Chile. Loving grandmother of Anthony, Chrissy, Marc, Nick, Shaina, Brittany, Megan and Nina and great grandmother of many. Dear... Read more →

Coach Richard D. Wagner of Bellmawr

March 05, 1937 - August 07, 2019 Richard D. Wagner, on August 7, 2019, of Bellmawr. Age 82. Beloved husband of Jean Wagner (nee Kowalski) for 61 years. Devoted father of Bonnie Borden, Deb Wagner-Bergeron, and Wendy Campbell (John). Loving Poppy of Samantha (Tony), Jessica, Justin, Dakota, Spencer, and Ella. Great grandpop of Audrina. Also survived by one brother and... Read more →

KU Observatory Discovers New Exoplanet

Kutztown, PA (08/08/2019) — Kutztown University's Observatory has discovered another exoplanet, KELT-23Ab. The discovery was featured in an article in the Astronomical Journal with KU student Daniel Johns, undergraduate physics and astronomy major, and his advisor Dr. Phill Reed, professor of Astronomy & Physics, serving as the lead authors. KU student Ryan Rauenzahn is also a contributing author. The 0.6-meter... Read more →

One New Jersey Lottery Ticket Wins $150,000

Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $128,000,000 TRENTON (Aug. 8, 2019) – There was one New Jersey Lottery ticket sold that matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Wednesday, August 7th drawing winning the $50,000 third- tier prize. That ticket was purchased with Powerplay, multiplying the prize to $150,000. The winning ticket from Wednesday night’s drawing... Read more →


Activists are applauding the bill acting governor Sheila Oliver signed yesterday — its aim is to protect workers from wage theft, especially people who get minimum wage. It opens an avenue of accountability for any worker who's owed payment, including benefits and overtime pay. The penalties are stiff: they start at $500 and/or 10 to 90 days in jail. For... Read more →

Investors Often Buy the Wrong Stock

Because of a Similar Name or Ticker Symbol, says New Research at Rutgers University–Camden CAMDEN CITY, NJ– Professional investors are as likely as individual investors to mistakenly purchase the wrong stock by choosing a company with a similar name or stock market ticker symbol, according to new findings by Rutgers University‒Camden researchers. Vadim Balashov and Andrei Nikiforov, both assistant professors... Read more →

TO THE POINT: Researchers Looking for New Ways to Help Chronic Pain Patients

CAMDEN CITY NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--– For decades, biomedical researchers have used mouse behavior to study pain, but some researchers have questioned the accuracy of the interpretations of how mice experience pain. Now, Rutgers University–Camden neuroscientist Nathan Fried and colleagues from the University of Pennsylvania have developed a method that can more accurately gauge pain in mice, which could lead researchers to... Read more →

Delaware Blue Coats to Hold Open Tryouts in Wilmington, Reading and Philadelphia

REGISTER HERE FOR CHANCE TO EARN A SPOT ON BLUE COATS’ 2019-20 NBA G LEAGUE ROSTER TRYOUTS TO BE HELD SEPT. 7 IN WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, SEPT. 14 IN READING, PENNSYLVANIA AND SEPT. 21 IN PHILADELPHIA WILMINGTON – AUG. 5, 2019 – The Delaware Blue Coats, NBA G League Affiliate of the Philadelphia 76ers, will hold three open tryouts in preparation... Read more →

The MLS Player of the Week: Philadelphia Union Midfielder Alejandro Bedoya

Union captain scores opening goal in 5-1 defeat of Eastern Conference rival D.C. United while taking stand against gun violence during match CHESTER, Pa. (August 8, 2019) – Philadelphia Union announced today that midfielder Alejandro Bedoya was voted the Major League Soccer Player of the Week for Week 22 of the 2019 MLS regular season. Bedoya’s opening goal against D.C.... Read more →

ACENDA Integrated Health Receives $45,000 Grant from United Way of Gloucester County for Older Adults

GLASSBORO, NJ (August 7, 2019) – Acenda Integrated Health has been awarded a $45,000 grant from the United Way of Gloucester County (UWGC) to support its Older Adult Services program, an in-home mental health treatment program designed specifically to support adults age 60 and older as well as their family caregivers. "Adults over the age of 60, who are homebound... Read more →

SJ Shore Mayors, Residents, Business Owners Meet with Menendez on Flood Insurance

WILDWOOD, N.J. – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, chair of the Sandy Task Force and a senior member of the Senate Banking Committee that oversees the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), today held a roundtable discussion on the need for comprehensive flood insurance reform with local mayors, residents, business owners and the chamber of commerce in Cape May County. The southern... Read more →

Philly Happenings and Events August & September

Center City District Restaurant Week Returns September 15-27 Center City District Restaurant Week, the twice-yearly culinary event savored by savvy Philadelphia foodies, returns September 15 through September 27 with more than 120 participating restaurants serving up an exciting and delicious variety of three-course dinners for only $35 per person and many serving three-course lunches for $20 per person. New restaurants... Read more →



Exactly 20 years ago, in U.S. Senate testimony just weeks after the Columbine High School massacre, I offered these thoughts: The real problem [of Columbine-like violence in our culture] is in here, in us . . . In the last four decades we've created a culture that markets violence in dozens of different ways, seven days a week. It's part... Read more →

CNBNews Hunting/Fishing: 2019-20 NJ Hunting and Trapping Digest

The 2019-20 Hunting and Trapping Digest is available on this site in PDF format only; the publisher's web version will be linked from this page when available. Print versions will be available at Division offices and at license agents around August 14. Out-of-state residents can request a print copy by e-mailing njfishandwildlife@dep.nj.gov. Digest segments and past issues are available on... Read more →

SJ Communities Receive Over $4.3 Million for Homeland Security

CHERRY HILL, NJ – Following a weekend of violence fueled by white supremacy, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced $4,303,262 in U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding aimed at strengthening state and local government port security, terrorism prevention, emergency preparedness and transit security efforts. “This week, we were once again tragically reminded that our communities need all of... Read more →