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August 14, 2019

Elizabeth Man Pleads Guilty to Impaired Driving in Crash that Killed his Daughter

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 14, 2019)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that an Elizabeth man pled guilty today in Superior Court to driving while impaired and causing the death of his daughter during a crash on Interstate 295 in Mount Laurel late last year. Gloucester City News blog files Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Marcelo Rizzo, 38, will face 10 years in New Jersey state prison when sentenced on October 25. He pled guilty before the Hon. Jeanne T. Covert, A.J.S.C., to one count of Vehicular... Read more →


Can You Identify Alleged Brooklawn Bank Robber?

BROOKLAWN, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 14, 2019)--The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Brooklawn Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a woman who robbed a bank today, August 14, 2019. The suspect entered the Wells Fargo bank located at 700 Route 130 North in Brooklawn at approximately 1:10 p.m. She handed a note to a teller and received an undisclosed amount of cash then fled the scene. No one was injured. The suspect, shown in photos, was described as a light skinned female dressed in... Read more →


Law Enforcement Seek Public's Assistance to Locate Area Bank Robber Michael Wheeler

Suspect Michael Wheeler PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 14, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--The FBI, Marple Township Police Department, Delaware State Police, and Middletown Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to locate Michael Wheeler. Wheeler, 39, is wanted for four bank robberies in less than two weeks: July 29, 2019—Wells Fargo Bank; 2701 West Chester Pike, Broomall, Marple Township, Pennsylvania August 2, 2019—WSFS Bank; 105 Irish Hill Road, Felton, Delaware August 5, 2019—M&T Bank; 399 East Main Street, Middletown, Delaware August 5, 2019—Wells Fargo Bank; 814 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, Delaware... Read more →


LIVE STREAM OF PHILADELPHIA SHOOTING

***** At least four officers were shot Wednesday by an active shooter in the Nicetown- Tioga area, CBS Philadelphia reported. The officers were taken to a local hospital and were in unknown condition. Follow live updates on CBSN: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/philadel... LIVE MULTIPLE POLICE OFFICERS SHOT Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Andre Moye Jr., Killed During Shootout with Outlaw Motorcycle Member

Officer Andre Moye, Jr. California Highway Patrol, California End of Watch Monday, August 12, 2019 View all 157 Reflections (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 14, 2019)--Officer Andre Moye, age 34, 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,... Read more →


MORE PEOPLE CAN GET ASSISTANCE PAYING UTILITY BILLS

The state Board of Public Utilities has given the green-light to add more homes to the Universal Service Fund program. Beginning October 1, up to 5,700 households could get public utilities assistance for their gas and electricity bills under the new program, which caps eligibility at 185 percent of the federal poverty level. For a family of four, that's a monthly gross income of $3,870. (NJ Spotlight) POLICE TOUTS CRIME DECLINE AMID SPREE OF HOMICIDES Even though Newark has weathered five murders in the past... Read more →


Camden County Police Seeking Suspects Involved in Paintball Incidents

(Camden City NJ)(August 14, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net) – The Camden County Police Department is investigating incidents involving suspects shooting a paintball gun in the city. The first incident happened Sunday, Aug. 11, at approximately 1 a.m. at 15 North 7th Street where two unknown male suspects approached a male victim who was walking down the street and fired multiple paintballs at him. Just before 6 a.m. today, a female victim walking in the area of Broadway and Jackson Street reported that several unknown male suspects in a... Read more →


Moorestown Graduate Returns from Study Tour of Australia

SELINSGROVE, PA (08/14/2019)-- Chloe Kenney, of Moorestown, was one of 15 students from Susquehanna University who recently studied in Australia as part of the university's Global Opportunities (GO) program. The Focus Australia experience concentrates on the history, culture and biogeography of one of the world's most arid countries. The study tour includes stays in New South Wales, the Northern Territory and far northern Queensland. Students visit the Daintree World Heritage Rainforest, scuba dive or snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef, visit the Aboriginal Culture Center,... Read more →


Jose Torres, of Cherry Hill; Vietnam War Army Veteran

On August 2, 2019. Age 82. Of Cherry Hill. Formerly of Camden, NJ and Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. Beloved father of Lucas Torres, Marta Burgess (Robert) and Marianne Lourido (Juan Carlos). Cherished grandpop of Lucas, Jr., Jonathan, Olivia, Sophia, Natalie, Joseph, Karimar, Isabella, Paola, Juan Carlos, Jr. and great-grandpop of Brandon “Shaggy”. Beloved brother of Miguel Torres, William Torres, Raphael Torres and Judy Pabon. Jose proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He worked many years as a supervisor for the U.S.... Read more →


Swamp Creatures Are TERRIFIED Of What Ben Carson Is Doing To Clean Up HUD

HORACE COOPER FORMER CONSTITUTIONAL LAW PROFESSOR, GEORGE MASON LAW SCHOO It’s been a year since Dr. Ben Carson was confirmed as Secretary for Housing and Urban Development. For most of its existence HUD is the cabinet-level agency probably best known for management challenges and the occasional corruption scandal involving local government officials abusing funds. Liberals love HUD, because it hands out billions of dollars in the name of social justice. Not coincidentally, the money is often hard to account for, which is why it often... Read more →


Intensive blood pressure control may slow age-related brain damage

NIH-funded imaging study shows link between blood pressure and white matter lesions. (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 14, 2019)--NIH funded study found link between blood pressure and white matter lesions. Arrows highlight examples of lesions seen on magnetic resonance imaging brain scans. SPRINT MIND Investigators In a nationwide study, researchers used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to scan the brains of hundreds of participants in the National Institutes of Health’s Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) and found that intensively controlling a person’s blood pressure was more effective at slowing... Read more →


CENTER CITY DISTRICT RESTAURANT WEEK

PHILADELPHIA, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 13, 2019)--Restaurants across Center City offer three-course dinners for only $35* per person. In addition, many will also offer a three-course lunch for $20.* Some restaurants won't be offering all meals on Saturday and Sunday. This will be clearly marked on their menus. Check back soon for more menus. Follow @PhilaRestWeek on Twitter and Instagram for updates. Restaurant Week patrons can park for $9 or less at participating Philadelphia Parking Association and Philadelphia Parking Authority facilities from 4:45 p.m. to 1 a.m.... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: Harley Needs A Vacation

Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 14, 2019)--When Harley Jacobsen came into Doc’s office the other day for his physical it was a treat for Doc. Harley is one of Doc’s favorite people. Harley is a farmer. A 24/7 farmer. Ol’ Harley can make hair grow on a bald head and wheat grow on rocks. When he’d been thumped and bumped and listened to and pumped up and partially drained, Harley asked Doc for the verdict. “Not bad at all for someone your age, Harley,”... Read more →


Camden County PD to Participate in "Drive Sober or Get Pulled" Over Campaign

(Camden City, NJ) (Gloucestercitynews.net) The Camden County Police Department is joining police departments from across the state to participate in this year’s crackdown on impaired driving. The 2019 “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide Labor Day Crackdown begins this Friday, Aug. 16, and runs through Labor Day on Sept. 2. During this national campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of impaired driving, officers will conduct sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols targeting motorists who may be driving while under the influence of alcohol or... Read more →


NJ Residents Receive White Coat from Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

SCRANTON, PA (08/13/2019)-- Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM) held its 11th annual White Coat Ceremony for the Class of 2023 on Friday, Aug. 2 at the St. Robert Bellarmine Theater at Scranton Preparatory School. The Class of 2023's future doctors participated in a ceremony, held in common with virtually every other medical school in the nation, designed to welcome new medical students into the profession. Students recited an oath acknowledging their responsibilities as future physicians and their obligations to future patients. Then they were... Read more →


NJBIA Welcomes 3 New Chambers of Commerce to ChamberLink

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 14, 2019)--NJBIA announced Tuesday it is pleased to welcome three new organizations to the now 20-member ChamberLink partnership, which allows local and regional chambers of commerce and business organizations throughout the state to offer reciprocal discounts on events and share timely business information. The newest ChamberLink members are the NJ LGBT Chamber, the Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce (EMACC) and the Jamesburg-Monroe Regional Chamber of Commerce. NJBIA members can now receive discounted member pricing to any of these organizations' events, while members of... Read more →


Congressman Van Drew Tours Finn’s Point National Cemetery in Pennsville

source www.fortdelaware.org (Mays Landing, NJ)(Gloucestercitynews.net)- – Congressman Jeff Van Drew continued his tour of South Jersey with a visit to Finn’s Point National Cemetery in Pennsville, NJ. Finn’s Point is a historic place and is the only national cemetery in New Jersey still performing burials. It has over 2,400 soldiers and German P.O.W.’s buried there. Congressman Van Drew’s visit was to advocate for funding for upgrades and to preserve the dignity of our Veterans final resting place. He met with National Cemetery Administration Director George... Read more →


Lower Township Police Department Hosts Third Annual Youth Camp

LOWER TOWNSHIP (Gloucestercitynews.net)-- The Lower Township Police Department hosted their third annual police youth camp; keeping with the camp tradition of fostering positive, healthy, and fun educational interactions between law enforcement officers and local middle-school- age students. “The week-long camp continues to be an incredible opportunity for our youth to directly engage with law enforcement officers in challenging environments. The camp encourages team work/building, consideration of others, problem solving, experiencing new things, and most of all having fun! I’d like to personally thank the officers... Read more →


Singh for U.S. Senate: Your First Amendment Rights Are Under Attack

I need to get right to the point, YOUR first amendment rights are under attack! Earlier this week the Singh for Senate Research team launched byebooker.com, and it spread through the internet like wildfire. But Twitter has officially blocked and locked my supporter's accounts from sharing this link! Not only are they stopping my supporter's free speech but they also locked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's twitter account as well! Help me send a message with a contribution of ANY AMOUNT to defend your first... Read more →


Youth Conservation Corps Members Honored

LEWES, DELAWARE (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 14, 2019)-- - Joined by DNREC Deputy Secretary Lisa Borin-Ogden, Division of Parks & Recreation Director Ray Bivens, DNREC staff and volunteers, the 65 members of the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) were honored for their service over the past eight weeks. Participants have each completed over 200 hours of conservation and environmentally focused work since June. In addition to practical job skills, YCC members build self-confidence, learn the importance of team work, and become engaged with their communities. More than 200 applications... Read more →