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August 21, 2019

Gloucester City Police Respond to Calls About Dogs Allegedly Being Abused

by CNBNewsnet Staff GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 21, 2019)—We received several calls earlier today about dogs being mistreated in the 200 unit block of Morris Street. The callers asked that their names not be used as they were afraid of retaliation from the owners of the animals. SHAR-PEI image courtesy of AKC According to these individuals two SHAR-PEI’s were being abused at the property. One of the dogs died. Neighbors allegedly told one of the callers that she saw the dog’s body being thrown into... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Trump "The Salty Sailor"

Read this once, pause for a minute or two to think honestly about it, then read it again. I can find no fault with it. The views this mother has about Donald Trump are much like many other people. Her characterization of Trump as the "Salty Sailor" or as “The Fireman” paint an excellent picture!! She has written many great books about her son and family. This is a Comment from KAREN VAUGHN, Mother of Aaron Vaughn, Navy Seal. Sometimes God uses the no-nonsense, salty... Read more →


Democratic Senators Join with Planned Parenthood in Support of Title X Funding

Trenton – Senate President Steve Sweeney, Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, Senator Linda Greenstein and Senator Troy Singleton joined with the Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Jersey today to support Title X health care services. The legislators pledged to restore and preserve funding for reproductive care in defiance of President Donald Trump’s “gag rule,” which forces care providers to withhold medical information from their patients. “Doctors should be able to tell their patients whatever they feel is in their best interest, including recommendations for... Read more →


Watchdog alerts Trump that border agency violated DNA collection letting violent criminals walk free

Office of Special Counsel letter to the White House on CBP by Fox News on Scribd A top government watchdog on Wednesday alerted President Trump and Congress that Customs and Border Protection (CBP), through a "disturbing" pattern of misconduct, has endangered the public for nearly a decade by failing to comply with a federal law requiring that the agency collect DNA samples from detained migrants. In a scathing letter to Trump, exclusively obtained by Fox News, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) said CBP's... Read more →


Gottheimer Announces Over $1 Million For Lake Rutherford Water Improvements Project

Fifth District Clawing Back 56% More Federal Dollars Since Gottheimer Took Office GLEN ROCK, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)– Today, August 21, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced more than $1 million dollars clawed back to remediate contamination at Lake Rutherford in Sussex County through the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Lake Rutherford Water Improvements Project will install water line from Lake Rutherford to the existing Borough raw water line, thereby decreasing the amount of contamination experienced in the water treatment plant. Sussex Borough has contributed $200,000... Read more →


United Methodist Communities Awarded Three dotCOMM Awards

Two platinum and one gold garnered NEPTUNE, N.J., (Gloucestercitynews.net)-August 21, 2019 — dotCOMM Awards announced winners for the 2019 international awards competition honoring excellence in web creativity and digital communication. United Methodist Communities (UMC) won two Platinum awards, the first for their YouTube Channel, and the second for the YouTube video, Rich and Marion. UMC’s website blog garnered a Gold Award. dotCOMM Awards’ categories are the elements of the web’s evolving tools. Interactivity, content, design, social media, video, apps, blogs, and influencers are all important... Read more →


Pallotta Statement on Gov. Murphy’s Tuition Grant Awards

MAHWAH (Gloucestercitynews.net)– Frank T. Pallotta, candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s Fifth Congressional District, released the following statement in response to the report that Governor Phil Murphy’s tuition assistance program awarded $3.8 million in college aid to immigrants that were brought here illegally: “At a time when our own citizens — including our veterans — are sick, struggling with crippling student loans, and sleeping in the streets, why are we looking to provide free healthcare, tuition, and housing to unauthorized immigrants? Josh Gottheimer fails to... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: ASSEMBLYMAN WANTS NJ TO CALL STATE OF EMERGENCY

Assemblyman Jamel Holley (D-Roselle) sent a letter to Gov. Phil Murphy yesterday outlining an argument for the governor to call a state of emergency in response to the ongoing crisis of lead in Newark's water supply. "The public's faith in its government is at stake here," Holley wrote. (TAPinto Newark) STATE STAFFER FIRED, CONTROVERSIAL FACEBOOK POSTS A state Department of Labor employee who was hired in February was fired yesterday — his Facebook posts courted controversy. A sample: "The Jewish news media don't want to... Read more →


Steven Michael Belfiglio, of Yemassee, S.C; formerly of Gloucester City; Silver Star Recipient

Steven Michael Belfiglio April 9, 1948 ~ August 12, 2019 (age 71) Yemassee, South Carolina (August 21,2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)-- Mr. Steven Michael Belfiglio, 71, of Yemassee, entered into rest Monday evening, August 12, 2019. A former resident of Gloucester City, NJ, he was born April 9, 1948, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a son of the late Thomas Joseph Belfiglio and the late Catherine Marie McAndrews Belfiglio. He served our country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and was a recipient of the Silver... Read more →


ANNOUNCING #HAM4HAM LOTTERY IN PHILADELPHIA 40 TICKETS FOR EVERY PERFORMANCE $10 EACH

PERFORMANCES AUGUST 27 – NOVEMBER 17, 2019 AT THE FORREST THEATRE (Philadelphia, PA, August 20, 2019) Producer Jeffrey Seller, the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus, and the Shubert Organization have announced the digital lottery for HAMILTON tickets will begin in conjunction with the show’s first performance (Tuesday, August 27, 2019) in Philadelphia at the Forrest Theatre. Forty (40) tickets will be sold for every performance for $10 each. The digital lottery will open at 11:00 AM ET on Sunday, August 25 for tickets to the Tuesday,... Read more →


Online Options Make Learning Accessible Every Day, 24/7

Deptford Twp. – In a busy world structured by work, childcare and life's everyday demands, having the flexibility to pursue a college degree online—or to simply take an online course or two—is invaluable. With more than 115 unique online courses, nine fully-online degree programs, and certificate of achievement eLearning classes, Rowan College of South Jersey (RCSJ) offers students a convenient solution for blending academic goals with active schedules. For many, RCSJ's online courses offer a favorable alternative to attending class in person. Whether taking online... Read more →


Home Country: “Sanctimonious siphons, it’s hot!”

Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor “Sanctimonious siphons, it’s hot!” said Dud, sitting at the philosophy counter and turning over his coffee cup for action with a single smooth move. Dud is a regular at the Mule Barn truck stop’s legendary world dilemma think tank. “Epithet time again, Dudley?” said Doc. “Epithets and heat time, Doc. When that heat comes along, the only thing that can really change an attitude is a properly tuned epithet. It’s man’s emotional release valve, but of course you know that,... Read more →


HHS awards $107 million to support health center quality improvement 

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced nearly $107 million in Quality Improvement Awards to 1,273 health centers across nearly all U.S. states, territories and the District of Columbia. Funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), health centers will use these awards to improve the quality, efficiency, and value of the health care they provide. “President Trump’s vision for healthcare aims to deliver Americans better value from the care they receive and, ultimately, better health. Community health centers have consistently... Read more →


OBITUARY: Nadine T Ambrico of Bellmawr

October 25 1944 August 17 2019 Nadine T. Ambrico of Bellmawr, formerly of Camden. Age 74. Beloved wife of 53 years to the late Robert Ambrico who she missed and wanted to be reunited with. Devoted mother of Theresa Ann Carlson (Timothy). Loving grandmother of Grace Ann who lit up her life and who she “loved infinity.” Dear sister of Rosemarie Braaksma. Cherished aunt of Marie Carr, Denise Mercantini, William Braaksma, and Barbara Paciocco. Special friend of Rochelle Puzzutiello, Mary Toomey, and Carolyn Curiale. Also... Read more →


FAC Sues SFPD, Mayor Breed for Records Related to Raid on Journalist Bryan Carmody

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. (GLOUCESTERCITYNEWS.NET)(AUG. 21, 2019)--The First Amendment Coalition today continued its fight for transparency in the police raid on a San Francisco journalist, filing a lawsuit over city officials’ refusal to release public records. FAC sued the San Francisco Police Department and Mayor London Breed under the California Public Records Act and San Francisco Sunshine Ordinance, an effort to vindicate the public’s right to understand the political and law-enforcement decisions that led to the now infamous May 10 search of journalist Bryan Carmody’s home... Read more →


TO THE POINT: New Undergraduate Fellowship at Rutgers–Camden

Increases Access for Students Pursuing Biomedical Research Careers; First of its Kind in New Jersey and Philadelphia Region CAMDEN CITY NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)-- A comprehensive program to prepare biology students from underrepresented backgrounds to succeed in high-caliber graduate training to earn a Ph.D. or a dual-degree M.D./Ph.D. has debuted at Rutgers University–Camden. The new Maximizing Access to Research Careers – Undergraduate Student Training for Academic Research program (MARC U*STAR) at Rutgers–Camden is paving the way for students to succeed in the biomedical sciences by providing tuition... Read more →


Food Service Worker - Warehouse @ Fashion District Philadelphia

Apply Now Location: Philadelphia, PA US Worker Type : Hourly and Seasonal Services: Food Posted Date: 8/19/2019 12:30:40 PM Category: Food Services Work Type: Fulltime-Regular Line of Business: Food - Higher Education ID: 254107 Overview: About Aramark Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every... Read more →


Obituary: Kenneth M. Lynch, 58, of Bellmawr

Kenneth M. Lynch, on August 18, 2019, of Bellmawr. Age 58. Beloved father of Kenneth Lynch, Lucas Lynch and Jesse Draham. Dear brother of Frank Lynch (Jodi), Doriann Wachter (Ed) and Roberta Konrad (Kenneth). Loving uncle of Jason Lynch, Brian, Michael, Frankie and Jimmy Burns and Keith and Phillip Konrad. Also survived by the mother of his children, Nancy Lynch. Kenneth was a member of the Brooklawn American Legion Dart League. There will be a viewing on Friday from 9am to 11am at GARDNER FUNERAL... Read more →


Free Rides Could Lead to Better Health Outcomes for Seniors

Free Rides Could Lead to Better Health Outcomes for Seniors Study by researchers at the USC Center for Body Computing shows access to rideshares can help older adults access care and reduce their social isolation Newswise — LOS ANGELES – Better access to on-demand transportation could help older adults miss fewer medical appointments as well as reduce their social isolation to improve their overall health, suggests a new study published in the Journal of mHealth by researchers at the USC Center for Body Computing (USC... Read more →


THE KIMMEL CENTER CULTURAL CAMPUS PRESENTS ACCLAIMED MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST JOANNA NEWSOM

IN THE STRINGS/KEYS INCIDENT AT THE PERELMAN THEATER SEPTEMBER 6 & 7, 2019 “Joanna Newsom is the 21st century’s timeless voice...” – NPR (Philadelphia, PA, August 20, 2019) – Avant-garde multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Joanna Newsom will embark on a national tour, beginning with her return to Philadelphia at the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus’ Perelman Theater on Friday, September 6 and Saturday, September 7, both at 9:00 p.m. The String/Keys Incident – An Evening with Joanna Newsom will feature her emotively beautiful songs in a rare... Read more →


An Education on Meditation

8/19/2019 ​RCSJ Advisor Shares Her Story to Reduce Stress and Encourage Mindfulness Deptford Twp. – Rowan College of South Jersey (RCSJ) Academic Advisor Cheryl McBride has a story to tell. It is a story of grit and grace, of anxiety and reassurance, of perseverance and patience—a story she shares to better educate students, coworkers, veterans and community members about the benefits of meditation to help reduce stress and bring about inner peace and self-awareness. “I was sitting with a student advising her about classes, and... Read more →