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August 11, 2019

AMERICAN HERO: Gunnery Sergeant Scott A. Koppenhafer

Gloucestercitynews.net (August 11, 2019)—The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Gunnery Sergeant Scott A. Koppenhafer, 35, of Mancos, Colorado, died August 10, 2019, after being engaged by enemy small arms fire while conducting combat operations. This incident is under investigation. Koppenhafer was assigned to the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion, Marine Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Read more →


Atlantic City Rescue Mission Summer Gala Fundraiser

Atlantic City,New Jersey (PR MediaRelease) --(Gloucestercitynews.net)--On August 14, 2019, the Atlantic City Rescue Mission (ACRM) is holding its annual Summer Gala Fundraiser. The event is intended to benefit the organization’s ongoing campaign to build comprehensive services to help those in need. The Summer Gala Fundraiser will be held from 6:00–10:00 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom at The Atlantic City Sheraton Convention Center Hotel, located at 2 Convention Blvd. Atlantic City, N.J. 08401. Tickets for the event are $125 for individual guests and $1,100 for full... Read more →


The Brandywine Valley's Citadel Country Spirit USA Returns

Citadel Country Spirit USA Returns, August 23-25! Citadel Country Spirit USA — the Brandywine Valley's awesome three-day country music festival — returns to Chester County from August 23-25! Headliners for 2019 include Little Big Town, Old Dominion and Billy Currington, plus Brothers Osborne, Lee Brice, Eli Young Band and more. With 20 acts on two stages, this is a can't-miss event! One-day tickets and three-day packages are available now. And stay up to date on new announcements on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. GET YOUR TICKETS... Read more →


SINGH FOR SENATE: The Far Left is Trying to Silence Conservatives

Let's face it: The far left doesn't want you to hear the truth. That's why they try to silence conservatives any way they can! Just last week Twitter banned Hirsh's OFFICIAL twitter account from expressing our First Amendment Right and calling out Cory Bookers' lies! Then, Twitter locked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel's twitter account from expressing his First Amendment Right and showing the world a video of the violent left threating his life! Yesterday, after 90,000 people were talking about #ClintonBodyCount, Twitter deleted it... Read more →


Legion Baseball Regionals: Day 4 recap

The American Legion Gloucester City News blog files AUGUST 11, 2019 RELATED: BROOKLAWN SPORTS The field has been trimmed and we are just one day away from finding out which eight teams will emerge from the field of over 3,500 teams to reach the American Legion World Series. In some regions, three one-loss teams remain, all needing to be perfect in order to advance. In these regions, the two teams which lost on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday will face off in Game 14. The winner... Read more →


Operation Independence Day — FBI

Monthlong Sweep Targeted Sex Traffickers, Recovery of Minors A month long FBI-led operation to identify and arrest sex traffickers and recover child victims has resulted in dozens of arrests across the country and the identification and recovery of more than 100 juveniles. The initiative during the month of July, dubbed Operation Independence Day, relied on more than 400 law enforcement agencies working on FBI Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task Forces in each of the Bureau’s 56 field offices. The sweep included undercover operations and... Read more →


PINE HILL RESIDENTS: Plastic bags are not recyclable & should be placed in the trash.

PINE HILL NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Borough of Pine Hill is experiencing high levels of contamination in the curbside single stream recycling. When non-recyclable items end up in your recycling container, they have the potential to turn the entire truck load into trash. This increases the processing cost, which results in additional service charges to the Borough. Please join us in reducing the contamination by rinsing all jars, tin cans, etc. Keep items free of liquids and residue. Only plastics labeled 1 or 2 are accepted. No... Read more →


ICE Executes Warrants at Multiple Mississippi Locations; 680 Unlawful Aliens were Removed

Related FACE OF DEFENSE JACKSON, Miss. (AUGUST 7, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)– U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) executed multiple federal criminal search warrants at seven agricultural processing plants across Mississippi Wednesday morning as part of an ongoing HSI worksite enforcement criminal investigation. In addition to executing federal search warrants and seizing business records pertaining to the ongoing federal criminal investigation, deportation officers with ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) in partnership with HSI detained approximately 680 removable aliens who were unlawfully working at... Read more →


Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: July 29-Aug. 4

DNREC Reminder for the week: Wildlife area visitors encouraged to know and follow rules DOVER (Aug. 9, 2019) – To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between July 29-Aug. 4 made 2,491 contacts with anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 88 citations. Officers responded to 130 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or... Read more →


NJBIA Wins ASAE 'Power of A' Award for Postsecondary Education Initiative

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 11, 2019)-The work of NJBIA's Postsecondary Education Task Force, which made 13 focused recommendations aimed at building a brand for New Jersey higher education institutions and better preparing the state's workforce, recently earned a 2019 ASAE "Power of A" Silver Award. "Power of A" Awards from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) recognize associations that have made valuable contributions by enriching lives, creating a competitive workforce, preparing society for the future, driving innovation and building a better world. "On behalf of all the... Read more →


Centennial Ride connects Teams Legacy and Vision

The American Legion As Legionnaires before them did in March 1960, teams of wartime veterans converged Sunday in Great Bend, Kan., to recognize the American Legion Memorial Highway. There, Team Vision joined Team Legacy to connect two halves of an American Legion Centennial banner they had carried with them on a two-leg, 1,875-mile motorcycle ride that included stops at more than 60 local posts through the heart of America. The Centennial Ride, sponsored by the six American Legion departments through which the highway flows brought... Read more →


South Jersey Gas Reminds Customers to Dial 811 Before Digging

Atlantic City, NJ, August 9, 2019 (Gloucestercitynews.net)-– August 11 marks the annual 811 Day, a date intended to remind homeowners and contractors of the importance of calling 811 before engaging in digging projects. By law, homeowners and contractors are required to dial 811 at least three full business days before digging – whether installing a mailbox, building a deck, planting a tree, or laying a patio. No matter how big or small, diggers risk striking utility lines when they are unmarked, plus injury and interruption... Read more →


There's Still Time To Enter KECA's Pennsylvania Elk Tag Raffle 

Benezette, PA--If you missed the deadline to apply for the 2019 Pennsylvania Game Commission elk license lottery, you’re in luck. Get your tickets today for a chance to win the annual Conservation Bull Elk Tag. With a cost of only $25 per ticket any hunter has a chance to win this once-in-a-lifetime hunt! The drawing will be held at the Elk Country Visitor Center in Benezette, PA on Sunday August 18th at 1PM during the 2019 Elk Expo. Winner of the special tag will receive... Read more →


JEROME BY DAVE WOLFE

Related: ARTIST Dave Wolfe Vol. 6 No. 8 (August 11, 2019) Editor's Note: Each Sunday morning we post a weekly comic strip provided by cartoonist Dave Wolfe, age 18. Dave has been drawing since he was 5 years old, he knew he wanted to be a cartoonist at the age of 8. He’s been distributing his comics in school since 3rd grade. (click image to enlarge) published gloucestercitynews.net Read more →