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August 17, 2019

Another outstanding performance sends Louisiana to the semifinals

ALWS Game 6: By Jeremy Field Box Score Building on the momentum of a 12-1 win on Thursday, Destrehan, La., Post 366 put forth another dominating performance to move to 2-0 in pool play and clinch advancement in the American Legion World Series. Louisiana topped Festus, Mo., Post 253 in Friday’s nightcap, 9-1. Both teams threatened in the first inning, putting runners in scoring position. Jacob Melton induced a groundout to end the top of the first inning threat by Louisiana and Cory Cook worked... Read more →


Two-Year-Child Found Unresponsive at Lindenwold PATC Station

LINDENWOLD, NJ (August 17, 2019(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo, Lindenwold Police Chief Thomas Brennan and Delaware River Port Authority Chief Jack Stief reported a child was located inside of a vehicle at the Lindenwold PATCO station on August 16, 2019. At approximately 3:38 p.m., Camden County Central Communications received a 9-1-1 call in reference to a child inside of a van at the PATCO High Speed Line in Lindenwold. When the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) and Lindenwold Police arrived at the scene, they... Read more →


Obituary: John Callaghan of Westville; GCHS Alumnus

John passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. John was a resident of Westville, New Jersey at the time of passing. John was raised in Westville and graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School. Services were held at St. Mary's R. C. Church, 426 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City, NJ 08030. Interment New Saint Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's R. C. Church at the above address. Read more →


Local Pastor Charged with Coercing Minor Female

Authorities ask any additional potential victims to contact FBI tip line CINCINNATI (Gloucestercitynews.net)– The pastor of a Sharonville church has been charged federally with coercing a minor female in a criminal complaint that details interactions with two alleged victims. Cesar Agusto Guerrero, Jr., 41, of Liberty Township, was charged federally on August 9. The criminal complaint was unsealed today following Guerrero’s initial appearance in federal court at 2:30pm before U.S. Magistrate Judge Karen L. Litkovitz. Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District... Read more →


Pet Tip of the Week: How Much Space is Needed?

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Some breeds of dogs need space in which to exercise and play; others don't requires as much. But it doesn't always depend on the size of the dog! Whippets are tiny dogs with a lot of running power. They need and deserve plenty of outdoor space in which to exercise. They are small but were bred to run. A Bulldog, considered a medium-sized dog, wants nothing more than one or two quick walks every day and then to settle down and be... Read more →


Outreach campaign to clear Lewes Dune of Illegally-Stored Kayaks, Boats/Water Equipment

DOVER (Aug. 16, 2019) (Gloucestercitynews.net)– Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the City of Lewes will launch an awareness campaign next week aimed at clearing the Lewes dune of personal effects such as boats and kayaks that are stored illegally on the dune – not only causing harm to the dune but preventing it from protecting coastal properties and from providing natural habitat for native wildlife. In collaboration with the city, DNREC’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section within the Division of Watershed... Read more →


Authorities: No Known Threat to Rio Grande Wal Mart

Cape May Court House, New Jersey (Gloucestercitynews.net)-- Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Middle Township Police Chief Christopher Leusner announce an unsubstantiated threat involving Wal-mart stores that has been circulating on Facebook accounts across the Country. This threat is baseless and there is no reason for public alarm. According to Prosecutor Sutherland, a resident of Middle Township received a message on Facebook from an unknown individual which mentioned a possible shooting may occur at Wal-mart over the weekend. There were no additional details... Read more →


Seasonal Flu Shots Available Now at Rite Aid

Rite Aid’s Certified Immunizing Pharmacists Strive to Create Flu-Free Communities and Encourage All Age Groups to Get Vaccinated to Protect Themselves and their Neighbors August 15, 2019 CAMP HILL, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-(Gloucestercitynews.net)-Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) announced today that seasonal flu shots are available at all 2,466 Rite Aid pharmacies. Patients can get ahead of the lengthy flu season by visiting any Rite Aid to receive a flu shot from one of the company’s more than 6,300 certified immunizing pharmacists, subject to state regulations. “Although last year’s... Read more →


Pope Honors 40 Individuals for Dedication and Service to the Church

PHILADELPHIA PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is proud to announce that Pope Francis has bestowed Papal Honors upon 40 individuals for their dedication and exceptional service to the Church. One person has been named Knight Commander in the Order of Saint Gregory the Great; nine people have been named Dame/Knight in the Order of Saint Gregory the Great; ten have been named Dame/Knight in the Order of Saint Sylvester; ten have been awarded the Cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice (Cross for the Church and Pontiff);... Read more →


DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Aug. 5-11

Reminder for the week: Purchase your 2019/2020 Delaware hunting license, waterfowl stamp now DOVER (Aug. 16, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net) – To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Aug 5-11 made 3,755 contacts with anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 80 citations. Officers responded to 120 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to... Read more →


WANTED: Part-Time Teacher Aide for Alice Costello School

Part-Time Teacher Aide (NJ Substitute Teacher Cert, Para Professional Cert or NJ Teaching Cert Required) Must complete Criminal History Record Review as per N.J.S.A. 18:A:6-7.1 et seq., N.J.S.A 18A:39-19.1 &N.J.S.A. 18A:6-4.13 et seq. Compensation will be determined based on negotiated contract Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: Dr. Samuel Rosetti, Superintendent, Brooklawn Board of Education 301 Haakon Road, Brooklawn, NJ 08030 OR Email to: eboulden@alicecostello.com Deadline: Monday, August 19, 2019 August 13-19, 2019 Read more →


St Stephen Festival, South Plainfield Sept. 6 - 8

ST STEPHEN FESTIVAL, South Plainfield NJ – September 6-8. Location 609 Lane Avenue, South Plainfield (Next to the High School – Plenty of Easy Parking) Friday, Sept 6th: 4 pm – 11 pm, New and Improved Car Show & The Jersey Surecats Band (5 – 8 pm) Saturday, Sept 7th: 11 am – 11pm, Airy & the L’s Band, Firetruck Display(both 3-5 pm) & Saturday Night Party (6-11 pm) Sunday, Sept 8th: 1 pm – 7 pm, Sunday Night Folk Dancers (5 pm) Food! Drinks!... Read more →


Former Blackwater Employee Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Murder in Iraq

WASHINGTON (August 16, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)-– Nicholas Slatten, 35, a former security guard for Blackwater USA, was sentenced today to life in prison without parole for committing first-degree murder in the killing of Ahmed Haithem Ahmed Al Rubia’y, one of 14 unarmed civilians who were killed in a shooting by Blackwater guards that took place at Nisur Square in Bagdhad on Sept. 16, 2007. The announcement was made by Jessie K. Liu, U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia and Timothy Dunham, Special Agent in Charge of... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Bill Clinton Touts Failed Gun Ban With Bogus Info

National Rifle Association Bill and Hillary Clinton just don’t draw like they used to. Shunned by much of his own party, (described by one Vanity Fair commentator as “2020’s bubonic plague”) the former president has been relegated to providing lazy commentary on the issues of the day. Such was the case this week when the would-be first gentleman penned an op-ed touting one of his presidential administration’s abject policy failures, the so-called “assault weapons” ban. Enacted in 1994 as part of the Violent Crime Control... Read more →