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August 12, 2019

Pennsauken Man Charged with Murder of 74-Year-Old Woman

Esteban Cabrera, 30, of Pennsauken, was charged with killing a woman in Pennsauken yesterday, August 10, 2019. Pennsauken Police responded to the 3700 block of Burwood Avenue in Pennsauken in reference to a 911 call received at approximately 11:07 p.m. regarding a woman who appeared to be deceased. When police arrived, officers located the victim, Juanita Rosario, 74, of Pennsauken, unconscious on a bed inside of the residence. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The Gloucester-Camden-Salem County Medical Examiner ruled her cause of death... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Ceremony Honoring Asbury Park Detective April Bird on Tuesday

ASBURY PARK, NJ - April Bird, the Asbury Park detective who died last Monday, after suffering a "medical episode" while investigating a shooting, according to police. She was taken to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, where she died. Detective April Bird's funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 12, 2019 at the Paramount Theatre, located at 1300 Ocean Avenue in Asbury Park, NJ. PLEASE NOTE: due to this service, Ocean Ave between Fourth Ave and Sunset Ave will be closed from approximately 8am... Read more →


Authorities Arrest Delaware Man for Possession of Pot and Counterfeit Currency

MAGNOLIA , DELAWARE(Aug. 12, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews. et)- – Delaware Natural Resources Police officers with DNREC's Environmental Crimes Unit arrested a Kent County man Aug. 5, after a traffic stop in the area of Sorghum Mill Road in Magnolia led to the discovery of drugs and counterfeit US currency. After an odor of marijuana was detected during the traffic stop, ECU officers conducting a search of the vehicle found 16.9 grams of marijuana and 10 counterfeit $100 bills. Jordan Patrick, 25, of Magnolia, was arrested and charged... Read more →


South Carolina Man Charged with Filing False Tax Return

PHILADELPHIA (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 12, 2019)--– United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Christopher Kauffman, 37, of Summerville, South Carolina was charged in a criminal Information with filing a false tax return. According to the Information, Kauffman operated an accounting and tax preparation service in South Philadelphia in 2011 and 2012. In 2012, Kauffman deposited fees from his clients into his personal bank account. Some of the receipts included money Kauffman was supposed to use to pay the tax obligations of some of his clients. Instead,... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: AS FILTERS FAIL, NEWARK DISTRIBUTES BOTTLED WATER

On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency sent a scathing letter to Newark Mayor Ras Baraka demanding the city develop a plan to address the still-elevated lead levels in its drinking water. Yesterday, the city announced it will launch a program to distribute bottled water to residents, beginning at 3 P.M. today. According to recent test, the water filters the city began providing in October aren't working, and the city doesn't know why. What is clear is the culprit, with echoes of Flint: decades-old lead service... Read more →


NORTH BEACH ATLANTIC CITY ANNOUNCES FALL HAPPENINGS

FEATURING PUMPKING PATCH AT ABSECON LIGHTHOUSE ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (August 12, 2019) – Absecon Lighthouse will be hosting North Beach Atlantic City’s First Annual Pumpkin Patch on Saturday, September 28 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., with a rain date of Sunday, September 29. North Beach AC will host a fun-filled day offering free pumpkins and activities to the residents of Atlantic City, limiting one pumpkin per household with proof of residency. The North Beach AC partners - Ocean Casino Resort, Hard Rock Hotel &... Read more →


Lower Township Police 'Cop Stop' Program Continues in Diamond Beach

Diamond Beach, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 12, 2019)- – Chief William Mastriana announced that the Lower Township Police Department will be hosting a “Cop Stop” at the South Station Market in the Diamond Beach section of Lower Township located at 10000 Pacific Avenue, Saturday, August 17, 2019. Patrol Officer Michael Nuscis will be present at that location from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. to answer any questions or listen to comments citizens may have concerning the operations of the police department. Literature on various community projects and... Read more →


David Conover, of Gloucester City; Manager of Auto Shine

David Conover, on August 10, 2019, of Gloucester City, NJ. Age 73. Loving and devoted husband to his wife Dolores (nee Flade). Loving father of April Serafine. Step-father of John and Larry DiVetro and father-in-law of Meena DiVetro. Grandfather of Gianna and Gabriel DiVetro. He also leaves behind his friends Emile and Mike, who were special to him. David was a Manager at Auto Shine in Mt. Ephraim. There will be a visitation from 10:30am to 11:30am Thursday morning at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral... Read more →


Cape May County Prosecutor: No Criminal Charges Against Driver Involved in Fatal OC Accident

Cape May Court House, New Jersey (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 12, 2019)--- Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland announced today that no criminal charges will be filed as a result of a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred in Ocean City on Memorial Day weekend. On May 24, 2019, at approximately 5:34 PM, Ocean City Police responded to a motor vehicle verse pedestrian accident in the area of 8th and Bay Avenue. A white 2015 Jeep Cherokee struck two pedestrians in the crosswalk and one of the... Read more →


NJ American Water Announces Grant to Fund Cramer Hill Revitalization

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (August 12, 2019) (Gloucestercitynews.net)– Today, representatives from the City of Camden, New Jersey American Water, Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, Camden Special Services District (CSSD), St. Joseph’s Carpenter Society, community partners and Camden residents and business owners gathered for the announcement of a $981,464 Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit (NRTC) grant from New Jersey American Water to fund revitalization efforts in the Cramer Hill neighborhood in Camden. Today, representatives from the City of Camden, New Jersey American Water, Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, Camden Special Services District... Read more →


*Summertime Exhibits at African American Museum in Philadelphia

Sonya Clark: Self-Evident On View until September 8 A mixture of new and previous work, Self-Evident maps Clark’s artistic trajectory and features work that seamlessly blends visual art and American history. The exhibition is particularly connected to the Museum’s 1976 founding as part of the City’s bicentennial celebration, and its location in the heart of historic Philadelphia—blocks from where the Declaration of Independence was signed and the Continental Congress convened. Clark is acutely aware of the Museum’s time and place as she asserts her ancestry... Read more →


2019 Winter Holiday Happenings in Philadelphia

Light Shows, Outdoor Markets, Beloved Performances & New Year Festivities Summertime in Philly is in full swing, but the Philadelphia region is already gearing up for the winter holidays. The city kicks off the most wonderful time of the year with the centennial of the nation’s oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade, whose date marks the start of the Philly Holiday Festival, featuring light shows, pop-ups and classic wintertime performances. New this season: LumiNature at the Philadelphia Zoo, a magical transformation that takes visitors on an inspiring... Read more →


The Ultimate Guide to Transport in Iceland 2019

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 12, 2019)--Iceland, also known as the land of fire and ice, is one of the most popular holiday destinations of all times. The beautiful Northern Lights, Blue Lagoon and impressive landscape attracts many tourists every winter. However, getting to Iceland or travelling around it might be a little bit tricky, with the question of what is the cheapest and most convenient mode of transport. Here is some information on the best ways to get to Iceland and travel within it: Getting to Iceland When... Read more →


NJBIA: Law Increasing Refund Time for Approved Nonresidential Property Tax Appeals

New Jersey Business & Industry Association Vice President of Government Affairs Andrew Musick issued the following statement regarding the signing of bill A-2004, which increases the time municipalities have to refund successful nonresidential property tax appeals from 60 days to three years. "NJBIA appreciates the sponsors' willingness to add minor amendments to this legislation. Ultimately, however, the large increase in the repayment period is overly burdensome and represents an unfortunate example of how New Jersey's business community is not being treated fairly compared to residential... Read more →


Delaware Fish & Wildlife: New State Record for False Albacore Tuna

DOVER (Aug. 9, 2019) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has confirmed a new state record in the Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament: a 22-pound, 9.6-ounce false albacore, caught July 13 in the Atlantic Ocean by Jason Conrad of Fleetwood, Pa. The fish was 35 inches long and had a girth of 22.5 inches. Conrad caught the fish, also known as bonito and “little tunny,” aboard the charter boat Canyon Hunter out of Indian River Marina, captained by Travis Scott. Conrad battled the trophy for... Read more →


Obituary | Dolores A. Valdez of Bellmawr

Dolores A. Valdez (nee Pungen), suddenly on August 9, 2019 of Bellmawr, NJ. Age 77. Beloved wife of Perfecto Valdez, Jr. Loving mother of Karen Valdez (Bill), and Sandy Valdez (Ryan). Dear grandmother of Jason Pineda, Ryan McNamee and Brent McColligan. Daughter of the late Eugene and Daisy Pungen. Sister of Linda Mitchell (the late Clark). Sister-in-law of George Valdez (Virginia), Juanito Valdez, Dorothy Matteucci (the late Mark), Michael Valdez (Darlene), Pauline Valdez, and the late Ponciano Valdez. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.... Read more →


How to Make the Most of Your Weekends

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 12, 2019)--You have probably often thought to yourself that weekends are far too short. Seeing as there is no way to make them longer, you need to make the most of the days that you’ve got. This means being intentional about your weekends and learning to live in the moment. Everyone’s ideal weekend is different, so there are no specific activities that you have to do. Whether you want to lounge on a beach or sleep the whole weekend, it’s about doing what will... Read more →


Large-scale Philadelphia Drug Trafficker Convicted at Trial

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Alan Womack, 44, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was convicted today at trial with conspiracy to distribute over 1,000 kilograms of marijuana and conspiracy to commit money laundering. Between 2005 and 2016, the defendant was an integral part of a drug trafficking organization that arranged for thousands of pounds of marijuana to be shipped on tractor-trailers across the country, from Phoenix to Philadelphia, on a monthly basis. The organization also arranged for truck drivers and people known as... Read more →


Future Bankers’ Camp Offers Insights into Financial Services Careers

South Jersey Federal Credit Union To Host Students in Deptford Started by Miami Dade College’s School of Business a dozen years ago and hosted for the first time this year at Rowan’s Camden campus, the Future Bankers’ Camp is designed to motivate and tap into the talent of high- achieving minority high school students from low-income areas. The program prepares them for college and careers in financial services and includes various educational opportunities for students to enhance their math, communication, and financial literacy skills. In... Read more →


888 casino launched a brand new online casino site

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 12, 2019)--The online gaming mania has been going over for years as many operators rose and fell, among them 888 casino. The casino was established in 1997 by Avi and Aron Shaked, and Shay and Ron Ben-Yitzhak. Throughout the years it made a name for itself and had a strong foothold both in the UK and the US. Unfortunately, on the 2nd of October 2006, the casino decided to ceased operations in the US because of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006.... Read more →


Temperament in the classroom: helping each child find a good fit

Learn from an expert how your child's temperament affects his adjustment and achievement at school. by: Barbara Keogh PhD | GreatSchools.org | August 11, 2019 ¿En español? It is the first week of school for third graders Timmy, Kevin, and Andrew. All three boys are bright and good learners, yet they are startlingly different in their personal styles or temperaments: Timmy is an outgoing, friendly child who gets along well with adults and other children. He loves new experiences, adapts well to classroom routines, and... Read more →