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August 15, 2019

Knights of Columbus 674 Sponsoring Cornhole Tournament

Gloucester City Council 674 605 Monmouth Street Gloucester City NJ 08030 First, let me say thank you for all your support in the past. Your generous financial support not only provides you exposure and advertising, but it fuels the much-needed assistance to many charitable causes in Gloucester City and surrounding communities. Your help makes our efforts a success. As you know, the Knights are all about Charity. This year, after much discussion and research, we have decided to host a Cornhole Tournament at the Council... Read more →

ConnieLee Ann Jeffries of West Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City

On August 13, 2019 (nee Morris) of West Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City, NJ, age 50. She is the beloved fiancée of David Herbert, loving mother of Michael, Anthony and Jessica Jeffries and stepson John Bosco, dear sister of Ann Schmale, Rick Morris and Tina Malinowski. She is also survived by her dear grandchildren Elizabeth, Ryleigh, Isla and Madi. Relatives and friends are invited to meet Monday, August 19, 2019 from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM at the ETHERINGTON-CRERAN FUNERAL, 700 POWELL ST., GLOUCESTER CITY,... Read more →

Obituary: Denise M. Laute of Bridgeton, formerly of Gloucester City

On August 8, 2019 (nee Hillman) of Bridgeton, formerly of Gloucester City, NJ, age 56. She is the beloved wife of Harry Laute, loving mother of Kristen, Kara and Harry Laute, Jr. and dear sister of Dean Hillman, Dawn Griffin and Wade Hillman. She is also survived by her dear grandchildren Tyler, Taylor, Savannah, Matthew, Elijah, Autumn and Karter. Relatives and friends are invited to meet Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the ETHERINGTON-CRERAN FUNERAL, 700 POWELL ST., GLOUCESTER CITY,... Read more →


Yesterday, state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal joined 12 other states in a federal lawsuit over the Trump administration's newly tightened immigration restrictions, which now target people who have used public benefits. Gov. Phil Murphy called the changes "inhumane, cruel, and un-American." (The Record) REPORT: HERE'S HOW TO REFORM MUNICIPAL COURT SYSTEM A state Supreme Court committee's review of the municipal court system outlines a few options for reform. But change won't come easy, Andrew Goudsward writes, because these courts are "money grabs": they're profitable for... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: Why Camden City Doesn’t Have A Supermarket

As the former mayor of Camden, I was appalled to read inaccurate stories regarding provisions in the Economic Opportunity Act (EOA) that some claim are responsible for the city remaining a food desert. The reasons Camden lacks a supermarket today are varied, but none of them are tied to any provisions in the EOA. I tried relentlessly both before and after the passage of the EOA to provide residents with access to fresh food. More than five years before the bill was signed into law... Read more →

U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean Joins Small Business Celebration in Pennsylvania

AMBLER & UPPER DUBLIN TOWNSHIP, Pa., Aug. 15, 2019 – Today, U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean (Pa.-4) was the special guest at a small business celebration in Upper Dublin Township at Track 3 Microbrewery & Coffee House. Track 3 maintains a special relationship with another local business, Wake Coffee in Ambler, Pennsylvania. Track 3 utilizes Wake coffee in the production of unique coffee drinks and several of their craft beers brewed on-site. The first and only microbrewery located in Upper Dublin, Track 3 opened in April... Read more →

Megan’s Law Sex Offender Indicted for Failing to Report Address to Police

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ (August 15, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a registered sex offender whose last known address was in Maple Shade has been indicted for failing to inform police where he is presently residing. Rashawn L. Davis, 22, (photo) whose present address is not known to police, was indicted on one count of failure to register as a sex offender (Third Degree). The indictment was recently returned and signed by Prosecutor Coffina. An arraignment will be scheduled soon in Superior Court in... Read more →

28-Year-Old Mount Laurel Resident Arrested for Possessing Child Porn

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ (August 15, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Laurel Police Chief Stephen Riedener announced that a 28-year-old township man was charged this morning with possessing child pornography. Robert J. Dwyer, of Hollowell Way, was charged with one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Third Degree). The investigation began earlier this year after the BCPO High-Tech Crimes Unit received information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children regarding Dwyer’s online activities. The investigation revealed that Dwyer would utilize... Read more →

Auditor wants review of district courts after criminal charges wrongly filed in 3,000 cases

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square HARRISBURG, PA Aug 12, 2019-(Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) should review Pennsylvania’s 517 district courts to verify they did not improperly Gloucester City News blog files file criminal charges in cases that should have been classified as civil complaints, the state's auditor general says. The call from Eugene DePasquale comes after a former district justice in Erie County improperly filed criminal charges for theft of services. DePasquale’s audit found hundreds of cases that should have been... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: Religious Rights For Fed Contractors May Spike

August 15, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on enhanced religious liberty protections for federal contractors: The Trump administration has released a proposal that would strengthen the religious rights of federal contractors. Current law exempts religious non-profit organizations from federal laws on discrimination. The proposed rule would expand the religious exemption to any company where the owners claim that their sincerely held religious beliefs would be compromised if they had to comply with certain federal regulations. The rule would also extend to companies the... Read more →

Root Cause Analysis for Microscopic Hair Comparison Analysis Completed

In 2012, the FBI initiated a review of Microscopic Hair Comparison Analysis (MHCA) testimony and reports after convictions in three District of Columbia cases that used FBI forensic hair analysis were vacated. The FBI, in conjunction with the Department of Justice, reviewed MHCA transcripts and reports where the hair analysis was done prior to December 31, 1999, when mitochondrial DNA testing was routinely used by the FBI Laboratory following hair evidence analysis. The MHCA review was intended to determine if FBI Laboratory examiner testimony and... Read more →

NJ Sierra Club : Same Algae in NJ Lakes Kills Dogs in NC

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 15, 2019)--In North Carolina, 3 dogs have died due to the same bacteria that has shut down swimming at several New Jersey lakes this summer. A NC resident brought her dogs to the lake to swim, shortly after they started to seize and died three hours later. The lake had blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria. “There are consequences from having blue- green algae in our lakes here and in North Carolina. Unfortunately, in North Carolina, three dogs died after being exposed to water... Read more →

Milano Di Rouge Pops Up at Made In America 

2019 Best of Philly Winner for “Street Wear” Debuts New Signature “Made In Philly” Shirts Philadelphia, PA (August 2019) - Summer’s in Philadelphia are all about two things: Made In America and Fashion. On August 31- Sept 1 2019, emerging luxury fashion brand, Milano Di Rouge will collaborate with Live Nation’s Made In America Festival by launching their first activation “pop up” space at the festival. The site will pay homage to native Philly icons who’ve had a major impact on both local and national... Read more →

NJ Residents Graduate from Coastal Carolina University

CONWAY, SC (08/14/2019)-- More than 445 students were eligible to participate in Coastal Carolina University's summer commencement program on Aug. 9. F. Eliza Glaze, Ph.D., a CCU history professor and the 2019 HTC Distinguished Teacher-Scholar Lecturer, gave the commencement address. Glaze spoke to students about success, saying that it is about more than finances. "We all need to earn enough to live, or even better, to establish some financial stability for ourselves and our loved ones. But even more than that, success is about doing... Read more →

FBI Looks for Man Who Allegedly Absconded from Pre-Trial Release in Albuquerque

FBI Media Alert: (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 15, 2019)--A man charged federally with aggravated sexual abuse is being sought for allegedly absconding from pre-trial release in Albuquerque. Jan Jay Moolenijzer’s (photo) last known location was Tucson, Arizona. The FBI arrested Moolenijzer in Albuquerque on September 8, 2018, after a federal criminal complaint was filed. He was indicted on four counts of aggravated sexual abuse on March 27, 2019. Moolenijzer, 68, was placed on strict pre-trial conditions of release on September 18, 2018. He allegedly left an Albuquerque halfway... Read more →

Philadelphia Orchestra Withdraws Opening Night Invitation to Placido Domingo

PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 14, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Philadelphia Orchestra Association has withdrawn its invitation to Plácido Domingo to appear as part of its Opening Night concert on September 18, 2019. Plácido Domingo The press release stated, "We are committed to providing a safe, supportive, respectful, and appropriate environment for the Orchestra and staff, for collaborating artists and composers, and for our audiences and communities. Information about Opening Night artist and program changes will be announced at a later date." Read more →

Low-Budget Living in Gloucester City: Building a Home

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 15, 2019)--With a diverse and friendly population, low crime rates, great public schooling and a wide range of job opportunities, it’s no surprise that Gloucester City is becoming a popular destination for many Americans to settle and raise a family. But, if you’re looking to build a new home, you’ll naturally want to find some ways to save money. New Jersey has a lower cost of living compared to the national average, but building a home here will likely still be your biggest expense.... Read more →

Center City District Foundation is the Beneficiary of the Best of Philly Soirée

presented by Your Local Mercedes-Benz Dealers The biggest party of the year is back! Philadelphia magazine’s Best of Philly Soirée presented by Your Local Mercedes-Benz Dealers returns to Dilworth Park on September 12 to celebrate their annual Best of Philly issue. The Center City District Foundation is the beneficiary of this year’s event and a portion of the proceeds from the event will go to the Foundation to support public space improvements in Center City Philadelphia. Center City District Foundation will also be on-site with... Read more →

4 Ways To Clear Your Mind After A Long Day Of Work

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 15, 2019)--Working a full-time job can be challenging and overwhelming at times, which is hard on your health and wellbeing. Therefore, it’s important to get in the habit of managing your stress and emotions on a regular basis. This way, you can return to work each day feeling re-energized and ready to give it your all. After a long day of work, you certainly don’t want to have to come home and attend to additional tasks and responsibilities. Instead, try to use your weekends... Read more →

Nonprofit HR is on the 2019 Inc. 5000 With Revenue Growth of 99 Percent

Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000 Nonprofit HR is on the 2019 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 99 Percent NEW YORK, August 14, 2019– Inc. Magazine today revealed that Nonprofit HR is on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn,... Read more →

Real Estate in Jersey: Is It Time to Sell or Buy?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 15, 2019)--As fiscal year 2019 is about to come to an end, looking at the real estate market at this time makes it easier to get a clear overview of the sector in Gloucester City and South Jersey in particular. Much of the patterns are similar in all the main cities around Jersey, which makes it easier to get an overview of the real estate market in general. Housing Prices: Up or Down? According to surveys and inferred data gathered during this fiscal year,... Read more →

RCFLs Follow the Modern Evidence Trail

A digital forensics examiner works with evidence in the New Jersey Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory. Technology and connected devices touch nearly every facet of modern life, and they often hold key evidence in criminal investigations. “Every single case now involves some sort of digital evidence,” said FBI Supervisory Special Agent Steven Newman, director of the New Jersey Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory (NJRCFL). Digital evidence can be on any device and can follow subjects almost anywhere they traverse in the cyber world. As such, digital evidence... Read more →

Suspect Who Allegedly Shot 6 Philly Cops Surrenders

xNBC10 was there as a member of the SWAT team shot tear gas into the home on North 15th and Butler streets around midnight. The suspect, identified by police as Maurice Hill, a man in his mid-30s, then walked out of the home and was taken into custody by police. https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com Read more →