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August 16, 2019

American Legion World Series Weekend Schedule

SHELBY, N.C. (GLOUCESTERCITYNEWS.NET)--The eight teams are set for the 2019 American Legion World Series in Shelby, N.C., and each team will have a chance to play on national television. Interest in the event continues to... Read more →


DOH Confirms This Summer’s First Human Case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Gloucester City News blog files The New Jersey Departments of Health (NJDOH), Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and Agriculture (NJDA) are urging state residents to take precautions this summer to protect themselves from all mosquito-borne diseases including... Read more →


Pine Hill PD Participating in Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign

PINE HILL NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Pine Hill Police Department will join Police agencies from around New Jersey for the state’s largest annual drunk driving crackdown. The 2019 “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Statewide Labor Day... Read more →


Guest Opinion: US Senator Toomey on Philadelphia Shooting

Philadelphia, Pa. (August 16,2019) Gloucestercitynews.net - U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) released the following statement regarding the shooting in Philadelphia: "The shooter who attempted to murder brave Philadelphia police officers yesterday is a convicted felon... Read more →


U.S. Attorney McSwain: Disrespect of Philadelphia Law Enforcement Was Wrong

(Philadelphia Pa (August 15, 2019) Gloucestercitynews.net--What I witnessed last night was true heroism by the Philadelphia police. But the crisis was precipitated by a stunning disrespect for law enforcement – a disrespect so flagrant and... Read more →


Two Arrested While Operating a Stolen MV and in Possession of Handguns

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (August 16, 2019)--Gloucestercitynews.net--On Thursday August 15, 2019 at approximately 3:45 pm, the Gloucester Township Police Department received notification of a stolen motor vehicle from our Automatic License Plate Reader (ALPR). Patrol Officers... Read more →


Residents of Camden City Demand Supermarket Justice

(CAMDEN CITY, NJ)(August 16, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net) – Standing shoulder-to-shoulder before a vacant site previously slated for a supermarket, city activists today urged Gov. Phil Murphy to veto the state tax credit incentive extension bill, and to... Read more →


Boxing and the UFC Rankings

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 16,2019)--The UFC rankings were introduced in February of 2013 and are generated by a voting panel made up of several media members. In order to rank these fighters, the media members are asked to... Read more →


CONGRATULATIONS : New Jersey Post 68 celebrates 100 years

BY: bernhard h kofoet Aug 11, 2019 Merchantville, NJ--On Aug. 11, 1919, 15 World War I veterans gathered with the idea of establishing a Legion post to serve the veterans of the communities of Merchantville... Read more →


NEW JERSEY SPORTSBOOKS POISED TO SURPASS NEVADA AGAIN

(ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) (Gloucestercitynews.net) — New Jersey’s sportsbooks appear to be ready to surpass Nevada again in July as online betting continued to dominate the state’s landscape, a trend that has only gained steam in... Read more →


Sports Betting One Year On: Was It Worth it?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 16, 2019)--It feels a little like ancient history now, but it’s actually just a little over a year since New Jersey went all the way to the Supreme Court, and secured the right for... Read more →


Interim Plan to Clean-Up Contamination at the Universal Oil Products Superfund Site Approved

East Rutherford, N.J. (August 13, 2019) - This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized an interim plan to address sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and other contaminants in the waterways at the... Read more →


PSE&G CONSUMER ALERT: Scammers Attempt to Obtain Personal Info

(NEWARK, N.J. – Aug. 9, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Public Service Electric & Gas is warning New Jersey residents that scammers have spoofed one of its phone numbers in attempts to obtain personal information. On Thursday, PSE&G started receiving... Read more →


One Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $152,661 Jackpot; Sold at The News Shoppe in Pennsauken

TRENTON (Aug. 15, 2019) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $152,661 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Wednesday, August 14th drawing. The winning numbers were: 06, 07, 13, 29 and... Read more →


Financial Abuse of Older Adults by Family Members Very Common

Newswise — LOS ANGELES (Gloucestercitynews.net)-– Despite numerous telephone, mail and internet scams directed toward older adults, relatives may perpetrate more financial elder abuse than strangers, suggests a new study by experts at the Keck School... Read more →


By the numbers: Pennsylvania taxes vaping products at 40 percent of wholesale

The Center SquareAugust 2019 HARRISBURG, PA-(GLOUCESTERCITYNEWS.NET)-Fifteen jurisdictions in the nation have some form of vapor product excise tax, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis. Gloucester City News blog files Pennsylvania, which taxes vapor products... Read more →


American Legion World Series: The Final Eight

In one of the most competitive regional rounds in American Legion Baseball’s history, all eight regions required the maximum 15 games to determine a champion. Eight teams have emerged as regional victors and will move... Read more →