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August 10, 2019

Legion Baseball regionals: Day 3 recap

RELATED: BROOKLAWN SPORTS THE AMERICAN LEGION We’re down to the penultimate day of the American Legion Baseball regional tournament and four teams remain in each region. There is one unbeaten team in each of the eight pools and three teams sitting at 2-1. Per American Legion Baseball policy, the bracket may be rearranged to avoid rematches if possible. All 3-0 teams are guaranteed to have a chance to play for the championship on Sunday, while the other teams need a win to make it to... Read more →


LESNIAK ON THE ATTEMPT TO BRING A GROCERY STORE TO CAMDEN CITY

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (August 10, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Former New Jersey State Senator Raymond Lesniak, the architect and sponsor of New Jersey’s tax incentive programs issued the following statement on his legislation which provided tax incentives to bring a grocery store to the City of Camden, a city long-determined to be a food desert: “Currently, there are murky accounts revisiting and distorting the history of the 2013 Economic Opportunity Act legislation that provided an incentive to establish a supermarket in in the City of Camden, a known food... Read more →


NJ Senate President Steve Sweeney's PathToProgress NJ.org

People across the state have been making the case for the Path to Progress reforms - have you seen it in the news lately? You can learn more about the Path to Progress here. Another reason for N.J. ‘Path to Progress’: School floor hazards Here’s a reminder that among the best provisions in state Senate President Stephen Sweeney’s "Path to Progress" reform program is one to abolish the state’s too-many K-6 and K-8 school districts and roll them into larger, K-12 regional districts. Sweeney, D-Gloucester,... Read more →


Jeffrey Epstein Found Dead in Jail Cell; Allegedly Committed Suicide

WILLIAM DAVISREPORTER Jeffrey Epstein, a millionaire financier facing sex trafficking charges, was found dead in his jail cell, ABC News reported Saturday. Epstein, 66, committed suicide, officials told ABC News. The news comes weeks after Epstein was found injured in his jail cell following an attempted suicide attempt, then was placed on suicide watch by authorities. (RELATED: Ben Sasse Calls On DOJ To Prosecute Epstein) ABC News ✔@ABC BREAKING: Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide overnight in his Lower Manhattan jail cell – the federal... Read more →


CONSUMER ALERT: Dole Fresh Vegetables Announces Precautionary Limited Recall of Baby Spinach

August 09, 2019 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time MONTEREY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of baby spinach. The products being recalled are 6 oz Dole Baby Spinach bag, Lot code W20308A (UPC code 0-71430-00964-2), and 10 oz Dole Baby Spinach clamshell, Lot code W203010 (UPC code 0-71430-00016-8), both with Use-by dates of 08-05-2019, due to a possible health risk from Salmonella. Dole Fresh Vegetables is coordinating closely with regulatory officials. No illnesses have been reported in association... Read more →


Guest Opinion: WISCONSIN BILL ASSAULTS CONFESSIONAL SEAL

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a bill about to be introduced in the Wisconsin legislature: A bill to bust the seal of the confessional will soon be introduced by three Democratic lawmakers from Wisconsin: Sen. Lena Taylor, Rep. Chris Taylor and Rep. Melissa Sargent. The clergy in Wisconsin are already mandated reporters of sexual abuse; this bill would remove the exemption afforded the confessional. The sponsors of the bill have provided no evidence that this bill would remedy anything. Indeed, they cannot cite... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Medication Time

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor There are many products on the over-the-counter veterinary market that claim to de-stress dogs. Some of them can be useful while others show very little anxiety relief. I have used the following products in my practice as a dog trainer and for my own dogs. Pheromone sprays and plug-ins: On a scale of 1-5 I give these products a 3. While pheromones may be effective the retail pricing can be prohibitive. Electronic bio-feedback devices: On a scale of 1-5 these devices rate... Read more →


EWG New Report Shows Toxic Algae Getting Worse- DEP Needs to Act  

TRENTON, NJ (August 10, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Environmental Working Group released a report showing the prevalence of cyanotoxins in lakes, rivers, and other water bodies across the country at levels higher than EPA health guidance levels. EWG collected samples from a group of states in 2018, however New Jersey did not submit samples. EWG’s report comes at the height numbers advisories and closures of New Jersey’s lakes because of the toxic algae outbreaks. “The EWG report is a wakeup call that toxic algae is getting worse across... Read more →


SURVEY SAYS! Democratic Debates Failed to Capture the Attention of Swing Voters

August 08, 2019 10:36 AM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--605, an independent TV measurement and analytics firm that offers advertising and content measurement, full-funnel attribution, media planning, optimization and analytical solutions, today released a report based on its analysis of TV viewership data gathered before, during and after the Democratic Party’s presidential primary debates held in Detroit, Michigan, on July 30-31, 2019. The report utilized data from 605’s full footprint of 21 million U.S. households, across all 210 DMAs, to analyze viewership of the... Read more →


PA State Legislators Support Effort to Establish Term Limits in Congress

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square Aug 6, 2019 Three Republican Pennsylvania lawmakers have joined efforts to limit terms for members of Congress. State Reps. Ryan Mackenzie, Frank Ryan and Paul Schemel introduced House Resolution 444, Gloucester City News blog files which asks their fellow legislators to support a constitutional convention that would address how long U.S. House and Senate members can serve in Congress. Two-thirds, or 34 of the 50 states must ask for a constitutional convention under Article V of the U.S.... Read more →


Obituary: Mildred H. Siegle of Runnemede

December 26, 1932 - August 08, 2019 Mildred H. Siegle (nee Hart), on August 8, 2019, of Runnemede. Age 86. Devoted mother of Warner Siegle (Annamarie), Peggy DeCicco (Michael Pellegrino) and the late Patricia “Patty” Siegle. Loving grandmother of Warner A. Siegle, Christine DeCicco, Katelyn Siegle, Monica DeCicco and Kristin Siegle. Great grandmother of Piper and Scarlett Siegle. Dear sister of Betty Beatty and Florence Wise. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Siegle was a member of the Runnemede Seniors and was a... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: CBP Now Hiring New Officers for Buffalo Port of Entry

Buffalo Port of Entry BUFFALO, N.Y. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the agency responsible for securing United States borders from all threats, is now accepting applications to fill officer positions at the Buffalo Port of Entry. CBP officers detect and prevent terrorists, their weapons, and other threats from entering the U.S., while facilitating legitimate trade and travel. CBP officers enforce more than 400 laws related to trade, contraband, agricultural pests and diseases, and admissibility of individuals. “Working for Customs and Border Protection is... Read more →


Pennsylvania Lottery Sales/Profits Hit Record High; Profits Benefit Senior Citizens

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square Aug 2019 The Pennsylvania Lottery sold a record number of tickets during the last fiscal year, and the sales generated a record profit for the state, the second year in a row the agency set a sales record. The state lottery sold more than $4.5 billion in games in the 2018-19 fiscal year, which ended June 30, up from $4.2 billion a year earlier. The sales resulted in a profit of more than $1.14 billion, breaking the $1.12... Read more →


Philadelphia Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Charge

Western District of Pennsylvania JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – A resident of Philadelphia, Pa., pleaded guilty in federal court in Johnstown to a charge of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. Kenneth Watts, 35, pleaded guilty to one count in the indictment before United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson. In connection with the guilty plea, from Mar. 6, 2018, through Apr. 2, 2018, Watts and a co-defendant conspired to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute a quantity of... Read more →


How You Should Choose an Online Casino in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (August 9, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--If you are a new member in online casino gambling, this is the right place. You will learn how you should choose an online casino for playing and earning real money. However, there is a process you should follow while deciding on the casino to play. The industry is lucrative, and all companies involved in gambling aren't trustworthy. So, I have highlighted the vital things to know while choosing an online casino in Atlantic City: Check reviews Some sites post... Read more →


Delaware Parks & Recreation Honor Members of the Veterans Conservation Corps

DAGSBORO - At an event at Holts Landing State Park in Dagsboro, the DNREC Division of Parks & Recreation recognized 13 members of the Veterans Conservation Corps (VCC) for their commitment to preserving Delaware’s natural resources over the past 11 months. Since October 2018, the men and women involved in the VCC completed nearly 13,000 hours of service to DNREC to include the removal of invasive species spanning 1,000 acres, planting over 2,000 trees, and maintaining 173 miles of trails. The Veterans Conservation Corps is... Read more →


NJ2AS Files Complaint against Jersey City Police for Firearm Law Violations

Gloucestercitynews.net--Since 2016 NJ2AS has been investigating the Jersey City Police Department for violating New Jersey law and how applicants are required to apply for a firearm permit. Despite Jersey City losing a legal battle in 2014 and having the court demand their illegal practices end, Jersey City Police have continued to use their illegal forms. After receiving countless tips and complaints about the violations at the Jersey City police department we will be filing a complaint with the Hudson County Prosecutor's office to request they... Read more →