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August 22, 2019

Gloucester Township Police Officer Injured After Being Dragged By Car

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 22, 2019)--On Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at approximately 23:00 hours, Officer Craig Walsh was on patrol in the Howard Johnson Hotel located at 832 N. Black Horse Pike, when he observed a young male running from the hotel complex to the car that was parked in middle of the driveway with its lights off. The young male entered into the front passenger side of the car. As he observed this suspicious activity, Officer Walsh pulled up and activated his emergency lights... Read more →


Why Electric Bikes are a Good Alternative – Considering Fuel Costs

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 22, 2019)--Bikes are considered to be one of the efficient forms of motorized transportation. With increase in carbon dioxide emissions and increase in fuel costs, e-bikes are considered to be a popular option and are in great demand. These bikes are usually mounted with the help of a rechargeable battery which helps riders to travel quickly. Bikers can easily cruise through steep terrains just as they were flat. It is now possible for bikers to easily carry groceries and go to work without having... Read more →


Top Benefits of Playing the US and the Europeans Online Lottery Jackpots

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 22, 2019)--Everyone will feel good in participating in the mega jackpots in the US or the UK from lotteries. There is a huge amount of money that you can win. However, the challenge will be your location outside the two nationalities. For example, you might be living in Asia or other parts of the world, and there is a chance for paying lottery jackpot worth a lot of money. The best thing is to find a way of participation in the lottery. In the... Read more →


SWEENEY: NJ SHOULD REPLACE FUNDS LOST VIA 'GAG RULE'

The two Planned Parenthood affiliates in our state are self-funding all 22 of their clinics right now, because state Sen. Pres. Steven Sweeney wants that to change. In Trenton yesterday, he said the state should replace the federal funding that Planned Parenthood recently lost in protest of the so-called 'gag rule': the federal prohibition against abortion counseling. (NJTV News) NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS RESPONDS TO LEAD CRISIS The Newark Board of Education has a message for parents who are worried about the safety of the city's... Read more →


Idaho wins first-ever American Legion World Series

image courtesy of The American Legion By Jeremy Field A record-setting year for Idaho Falls, Idaho Post 56 culminated in a perfect way as the Bandits won the American Legion World Series on Wednesday morning with a 5-3 victory over Fargo, N.D., Post 2. Idaho Falls navigated a difficult path to even make the World Series, winning four straight elimination games in the regional tournament, including an extra-inning affair in the title game. Once in Shelby, N.C., the Bandits swept all three pool play games,... Read more →


CDC Investigating Pulmonary Illnesses Linked to Vaping

CDC is providing consultation to the departments of health in Wisconsin, Illinois, California, Indiana, and Minnesota about a cluster of pulmonary illnesses linked to e-cigarette product use, or “vaping,” primarily among adolescents and young adults. Additional states have alerted CDC to possible (not confirmed) cases and investigations into these cases are ongoing. There is no conclusive evidence that an infectious disease is causing the illnesses. While some cases in each of the states are similar and appear to be linked to e-cigarette product use, more... Read more →


South Jersey Woman Sentenced To Two Years In Prison For Health Care Fraud

Conspiracy Targeting State Health Benefits Programs CAMDEN, N.J. – An Ocean County, New Jersey, woman was sentenced today to 24 months in prison for defrauding New Jersey state health benefits programs and other insurers by Gloucester City News blog files submitting fraudulent claims for medically unnecessary prescriptions, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Kristie Masucci, 37, of Cedar Run, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Robert B. Kugler to an information charging her with conspiracy to commit health care fraud. Judge Kugler imposed... Read more →


President Trump Eliminates Student Loan Debt for Disabled Veterans

CHUCK ROSS INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER August 21, 2019 President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday directing the Department of Education to eliminate “every penny” of student loan debt owed by more than 25,000 disabled veterans. Speaking at an AMVETS event in Louisville, Ky., Trump said that the order will erase “hundreds of millions” of dollars in debt for veterans who have been deemed “completely and permanently disabled.” He said that the eligible veterans owe an average of $30,000 in federal student loan debt. In a... Read more →


Guest Opinion: No, Joe, Your Gun Ban Didn’t Work

SUPPORT NRA-ILA Joe Biden has been out on the primary campaign trail working hard. Maybe a little too hard. “We got to let them know who we are,” he recently told a crowd of supporters at the Iowa State Fair. Perhaps the most accurate of the qualities he used to describe himself and his fellow travelers was “We choose truth over facts!” That much we know, Joe. And while Biden’s statement may sound like an amusing gaffe, the truth that matters to many in the... Read more →


Wilkes University Welcomes Class of 2023

WILKES-BARRE, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)(08/19/2019)-- Wilkes University welcomes more than 500 students into the University's newest class. Dante Gazzola of Cherry Hill, NJ (08003) is part of the Wilkes University class of 2023. Gazzola is one of more than 500 students who make up the University's newest class. Gazzola is entering Wilkes as a Financial Investments major. Kamaal Reed of Egg Harbor City, NJ (08215) is part of the Wilkes University class of 2023. Reed is one of more than 500 students who make up the University's... Read more →


Pennsylvania lawmakers dig into potential replacements for property taxes

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square Pennsylvania state Rep. Dawn Keefer speaks Aug. 13, 2019, during a workshop on property tax relief in York. Image courtesy of the Pennsylvania Senate Majority Policy Committee As Sen. Mario Scavello shared a series of vignettes of taxpayers he says were burdened by Pennsylvania’s property tax for schools, it was his third story that nearly brought him to tears. A man named Carl, distraught over the impending foreclosure of his home due to unpaid taxes, drove into his... Read more →


Clementon National Guard Soldier Receives New Rank, New Responsibilities

LATHAM, NY (Gloucestercitynews.net)-(08/19/2019)-- Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the recent promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership. Danny Colladoestevez from Clementon, N.J. and assigned to the 145th Maintenance Company received a promotion to the rank of Staff Sergeant. Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability, and development potential. These promotions additionally recognize the best qualified Soldiers and attract... Read more →


4 Tips for Protecting Your Small Business from Fraud

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 22, 2019)--Corporate security surveys indicate that more than half of all businesses have been victims of fraud at some point or another. Furthermore, almost a quarter of those businesses have suffered monetary losses of more than $1,000,000. Statistics like these highlight the very real need for business owners to focus intently on fraud prevention in their everyday affairs. Unfortunately, the vast majority of small businesses simply aren't aware of the risks they're facing. Luckily, you can greatly reduce your chances of falling victim to... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on College Students from NJ

Local residents graduate from Clemson University CLEMSON, SC (08/19/2019)-- Local residents graduated from Clemson University August 9, 2019. They are: Patrick Flynn Driscoll of Voorhees, who graduated with a Master of Science in Athletic Leadership Timothy Robert Lex of Swedesboro, who graduated with a Doctorate in Chemistry They were among more than 1,000 students who received degrees at Littlejohn Coliseum. Western New England University Congratulates May 2019 Graduates SPRINGFIELD, MA (08/20/2019)-- Western New England University congratulates over 600 students who received their academic degrees. Allissa... Read more →


Paint Protection Film or Ceramic Coating - which is right for you?

Gloucestercitynews.net(August 22, 2019)--When comparing the different options available for the best paint protection for your vehicle, you want to make the most practical and reliable investment. It’s also important to understand that the term ‘Paint Protection’ is a very broad statement, which covers a number of technologies. The two main choices available for anybody looking to protect their vehicle’s paint are paint protection film and chemical or ceramic coatings – both are formidable options, and both also have their pros and cons, as with every... Read more →


Real Estate Investor Guilty of Bribing Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office Employee Sentenced

CNBNewsnet files PHILADELPHIA (Gloucestercitynews.net) – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Behzad Sabagh, 37, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was sentenced today to 1 month imprisonment, 9 months house arrest as part of 3 years supervised release, $30,000 fine and $100 special assessment plus costs of prosecution by United States District Judge Wendy Beetlestone. Sabagh pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit honest services wire fraud in April 2019. Sabagh was a real estate investor who regularly purchased properties at City of Philadelphia... Read more →


Camden County Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Tribute;

9/5 - 9/8 Cooper River Park source https://www.afhistoryandmuseums.af.mil/Commemorations/50th-Vietnam/ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Camden County Freeholders Board have invited the public to join them in properly welcoming home our Vietnam Veterans and visit the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Wall September 5th through September 8th at Cooper River Park In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, Camden County is hosting a FOUR DAY commemorative event to thank and honor all veterans of the Vietnam War and their families for their service and sacrifice. THURSDAY 9/5 - GATES... Read more →


Dress (and Decorate) to Impress at LE DÎNER EN BLANC - Philadelphia

Prizes to be awarded to the most elegant guests on August 22 Philadelphia, PA -- On August 22, 2019, 6,000 white-clad Le Dîner en Blanc - Philadelphia guests will descend on an undisclosed public location for the largest al fresco pop-up party in Philadelphia. As the eighth edition of Dîner en Blanc draws closer, elaborate outfits are being styled and stunning table displays are being planned. Since fashion and decor are such a highlight of the night, Le Dîner en Blanc - Philadelphia team has... Read more →


Don't Miss Out on Center City District Summer Events

PHILADELPHIA PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)-Summer may be winding down, but there is still plenty of time to soak up the sunshine and explore Center City! From learning, playing and creating with kids at Sister Cities Park to toasting with friends and colleagues at your favorite bar, don't miss your last chance to partake in Center City District's summer events. You can still enjoy these fun summer events through their end dates noted below: Parkway Pals at Sister Cities Park: August 21 CCD SIPS: August 21 & 28... Read more →


BoatUS offers updated Hurricane Preparation Guide

Who Else Wants to Protect Their Boat from Hurricane Damage? SPRINGFIELD, Va., Aug. 21, 2019: If you want to know how to best protect recreational boats from damage in a hurricane, ask the experts who’ve been tasked with cleaning up the mess for nearly 40 years. They’re the ones who’ve seen the evidence after the storm passes: a lack of preparation, poorly maintained docks, low seawalls, fallen boat lifts, and destroyed marinas. So what can you do to protect your boat during the 2019 hurricane... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: CARDINAL PELL VICTIMIZED

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the conviction of Cardinal George Pell: Cardinal George Pell (photo)was convicted today by the State Supreme Court of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia of sexually abusing two minors. The appeals court judges split 2-1 against him. He is the most prominent Catholic cleric ever to be convicted of such a crime. He is also the most unfairly treated Catholic cleric in recent history. In 2017, Pell was accused of sexually abusing minors. In September 2018, the trial ended in... Read more →


Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri undergoes treatment for Pneumonia

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 22, 2019)--Italian and Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri has been reported to be receiving treatment for pneumonia. The Italian manager was at the club training ground on Monday having missed out on the club friendly against Triestina for what was reported to be flu. For this topic we talked shortly with Alessandro Brocciolo, expert in the field of football predictions, to get some more inside information. But having been unable to regain his full fitness, the Biaconeris had Sarri undergo further test and was diagnosed... Read more →


Coast Guard locates body of missing kayaker near Heislerville,NJ

PHILADELPHIA August 21, 2019 (Gloucestercitynews.net)– A Coast Guard response boat crew recovered the body of a missing man in the vicinity of Thompson Beach near Heislerville, New Jersey, Wednesday morning. “We extend our sincerest condolences to the family and friends impacted by this loss," said Capt. Scott Anderson, Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay commander. "We would also like to thank our state and county partner agencies and first responders for their extraordinary efforts during this search." A combined effort of air and surface assets from... Read more →