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August 13, 2019

GUEST OPINION: PA Grand Jury Report One Year Later

August 13, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Pennsylvania grand jury report on the Catholic Church that was released a year ago: On August 14, 2018 Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro released a grand jury report on six of the eight Catholic dioceses in the state. News reports said he found evidence of 301 priests who abused more than 1,000 children over a period of 70 years. As I said at the time, and I will say so again, those reports were... Read more →

Atco Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 13, 2019)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 23-year-old Atco resident pled guilty yesterday to possession of child Gloucester City News blog files pornography. Alex T. DeFrancisco faces eight years in New Jersey state prison under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office. He pled guilty in Superior Court in Mount Holly before Judge Terrence R. Cook to one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Third Degree). Judge Cook scheduled sentencing for October 18. The investigation began earlier this... Read more →

OBITUARY: Brian Mark Smith, age 48, of Gloucester City

Brian Mark Smith, Sr. Gloucester City, NJ—On August 2, 2019. Age 48. Of Gloucester City. Childhood sweetheart and Husband for almost 20 years of Lorraine Smith (nee Burns). Loving father of Lauren Smith, Brian Smith, Ciara Smith, Christian Tiyger, Mariah Tiyger, Heaven Petruzzelli (John Petruzzelli), Angel Klawitter (Jace Colon), River Burns and Brooke Burns. Cherished Grandfather of Jaxon, Giovanni, Scarlett, Oliver and Landon. Son of the late Barbara Smith and Stanley Burmylo Sr. Brother of Stanley Burmylo Jr, Robert Burmylo and Charlene Burmylo and the... Read more →

Comfort Bags Donated to the Gynecologic Oncology Department at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – WT from Mothers Matter

Women who have had surgery or are about to begin chemotherapy or radiation treatments at SKCC – WT will now receive a “comfort bag” donated by Mothers Matter – the Lauren Rose Albert Foundation. These spa-type gift bags include a pillow made by local Girl Scouts and the Mothers Matter volunteers, a journal, lotions, breath mints, nail polish, eyebrow pencils and more. The Gynecologic Oncology office staff were excited to receive the comfort bags for their patients. Pictured here (standing from left): Tracy Reynolds, RN;... Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: Calif. Highway Patrol Officer Andre Moye Shot and Killed

Officer Andre Moye California Highway Patrol, California End of Watch Monday, August 12, 2019 (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Officer Andre Moye was shot and killed after conducting a traffic stop near the junction of I-215 and Eastridge Avenue in Riverside. As Officer Moye completed paperwork to impound the vehicle the driver retrieved a rifle from it and opened fire. Despite being mortally wounded, Officer Moye was able to radio for assistance. Officers from the California Highway Patrol, Riverside Police Department, and Riverside County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene... Read more →


Ashley Balcerzak reports that her team has uncovered a second donor to a so-called 'dark money' group affiliated with Gov. Phil Murphy, New Direction New Jersey. Politico previously reported the New Jersey Education Association donated $1 million in April and $2.5 million in 2018 — now, thanks to this reporting, we also know that 32BJ SEIU, a branch of the Service Employees International Union, wrote a $150,000 check in June 2018. (Asbury Park Press) NEW LAW COULD MAKE ACCESS TO PALLIATIVE CARE EASIER Under a... Read more →


Three-dimension light installation ‘ghost ship’ which has appeared throughout Europe and Asia to make its North American debut as the kickoff to the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation’s newest initiative PHILADELPHIA (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 2019) – The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) announces the launch of its newest initiative, the Waterfront Arts Program, and its kickoff public art installation set to debut this fall. In October, a 90ft, site-specific 18th century “ghost ship” will appear under the Ben Franklin Bridge. This three dimensional light and water based installation,... Read more →

Philadelphia Union 2, Houston Dynamo 1

11 August, 20199:40PM EDT Union remain in first place in MLS’ Eastern Conference after a 2-1 victory against Houston; Jack Elliott scores game winning goal CHESTER, Pa. (August 11, 2019) – The Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia Union earned three points at home against Houston Dynamo on Sunday evening. The win gives them a three-point lead on second place Atlanta United. Kacper Przybylko scored his 11th goal of the season off an assist from Haris Medunjanin, who now has three assists in the last two games. Jack... Read more →

Gloucester Township Police Open House

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP (August 13, 2019)-The Gloucester Township Police Department (GTPD) is looking for individuals with a heart for public service who have a desire to join its team of professionals. This includes full time police officers, special law enforcement officers, dispatchers, volunteers in police service and crossing guards. We will hold a Recruiting Open House in our Headquarters located at 1261 Chews Landing Road, Laurel Springs, NJ 08021 on August 14, 2019 from 3 to 5 p.m. to encourage future applicants and showcase law enforcement... Read more →

Nancy L. Mulford, of Sewell; Founder of Mulford Studio of Dance Succumbs

Nancy L. Mulford March 24, 1934 - August 10, 2019 Nancy L. Mulford (nee Briggs) of Sewell, NJ died on August 10, 2019 at the age of 85. Nancy was born on March 24,1934 in Camden City, NJ as the second of three daughters born to Merton and Juanita Briggs. She was raised alongside her dear sisters, the late Joan Hutnick and Dianne “Donnie” Taylor. Nancy’s sisters were a source of strength and laughter throughout her life, and they were missed daily by Nancy upon... Read more →

Obituary | Hilda Chile of Bellmawr

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 sister of the late Harold, Ethel and Lillian. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Chile was a member of the Doll Club. She... Read more →

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

Impaired Driving Enforcement Crackdown to be Conducted Locally as Part of National Campaign Lower Township (Gloucestercitynews.net)– Police agencies from around New Jersey are gearing up for the state’s largest annual drunk driving crackdown. The 2019 “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Statewide Labor Day Crackdown begins August 16 and concludes on September 2. During the campaign, law enforcement officers will conduct sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols targeting motorists who may be driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs. “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” is... Read more →


ARCHBISHOP CHAPUT’S WEEKLY COLUMN: [PHILADELPHIA, PA]--Scientists say that diamonds need more than 350 tons of pressure per square inch and heat levels above 2200 degrees Fahrenheit to form within the earth. And since we know that God’s own inner order and life imprint themselves on all of creation, this simple scientific fact has something to teach us about spiritual reality. The world’s natural processes have meaning embedded within them. And the lesson learned from diamonds is that the most precious spiritual things only emerge out... Read more →

6 Tips to Make a Standout Resume

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 13, 2019)--Job hunting is hard. You need to use every advantage you can to make yourself stand out. A standout resume is one of the best ways to do that. 40% of hiring managers spend less than a minute reading each resume. The more you make yours stand out, the better. It doesn't matter if you've never made a resume before or if you're used to the job hunt. The chances are that there are still things you can do to make your resume... 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 | August 11, 2019 | GreatSchools.org Print article ¿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... Read more →