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August 2019

Tyriq Smith, 20, of Camden City Fatally Shot

Gloucestercitynews.net--CAMDEN CITY, NJ--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a homicide that occurred in the city. The Camden County Police Department was made aware of a ShotSpotter activation near the 1700 block of Mount Ephraim Avenue at approximately 12:50 a.m. When officers responded, they located the victim, Tyriq Smith, 20, of Camden, on the 1200 block of Sheridan Street suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Tyriq Smith was taken to Cooper University Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries... Read more →


Video: Congratulations to Gloucester Twp. Detective Tony Massi on his Retirement

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (August 31, 2019)---Congratulations to Detective Tony Massi on his retirement after 26 years with the Gloucester Township Police Department. We wish him a happy, healthy, and safe retirement. Related: CNB Crime Blue Line CNBNews Tips and Snippets CNBNews Point of View BREAKING NEWS published Gloucestercitynews.net | August 31, 2019 Read more →


Call SERVRO Property Restoration

Gloucestercitynews.net --(Gloucester City, NJ) (Grassroots Newswire) No matter where you live or work, emergencies caused by weather, fire, wind, water, and other natural or manmade disasters can strike at any time and are largely unpredictable. SERVPRO property restoration professionals in the Gloucester City area remind home and business owners that preparing in advance is the best thing you can do to help minimize a disasters impact on your loved ones and your property. Each year, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) designates September as National... Read more →


*Monarchs, Milkweed & More

Saturday, September 7, 2019 10:00AM - 11:30AM Camden County Environmental Center & Education Gardens 1301 N Park Boulevard, Cherry Hill, NJ $10.00 per family Reservations recommended and can be made at https://monarchandmilkweed.eventbrite.com Naturalist, Keara R. Giannotti and Master Gardener, Danielle Giannotti will be giving a talk & tour on the Monarch butterfly and its relationship with milkweed, including how planting milkweed in backyards can help Monarchs on their annual migration to wintering grounds in Mexico. The program will include information about other pollinators in the... Read more →


Green Beret Army Sgt.1st Class Dustin B. Ard Dies Fighting in Zabul Province, Afghanistan

Aug. 31, 2019 The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. Sgt. 1st Class Dustin B. Ard Sgt. 1st Class Dustin B. Ard, 31, from Hyde Park, Utah, died Aug. 29, 2019, as a result of wounds sustained while engaged in combat operations in Zabul Province, Afghanistan. The incident is under investigation. Ard, 31, left behind a young daughter and a pregnant wife, according to a local newspaper. “We received news that we lost our son Dustin" in... Read more →


NRA's Youth Hunter Education Challenge Salem County Sportsmen's Club

NRA's Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC) provides a fun environment for youth to improve their hunting, marksmanship, and safety skills. Through its simulated hunting situations, live fire exercises, and educational and responsibility events, YHEC helps build upon skills learned in basic hunter education courses and encourages safer lifelong hunting habits. Don't miss this chance to attend a YHEC in your area. EVENT DATE September 21, 2019 EVENT LOCATION Salem County Sportsmen's Club Carneys Point, New Jersey CONTACT John Laielli 609-217-5199 oldcolonychairman@gmail.com ABOUT YHEC Recognized as... Read more →


Enrollment Now Open for Upcoming Season at The Little Gym of Washington Twp.

Turnersville, NJ (Grassroots Newswire) August 31, 2019 - For many families, the new school year signals a return not just to the classroom, but also to busy schedules managing school, childcare, after-school activities, homework, and family time. Local child development expert Mitchell Kantrowitz, owner of The Little Gym of Washington Township, understands that balancing their kids’ health with the demands of a new school year is a challenge, but reminds parents and caregivers that, as adults, they know the value of staying physically fit and... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: A Companion for Your Companion

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Some people believe that, if their dog is lonely, adopting a second dog is the answer. While it can be a remedy, sometimes a second dog will exacerbate the problem. If you are away from home more than nine hours a day there are ways that you can occupy Fido’s time. For example, leaving treats “hidden” around the house will give him the opportunity to search for them. Turning on the radio or television may also help—a human voice can be a... Read more →


Toms River Residents to Discuss Opioid Epidemic at Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall

TOMS RIVER — Residents will join local experts to discuss the opioid epidemic’s impact on the community and seek possible solutions at a Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall, sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) and The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ). The Toms River Town Hall will examine the nature of the opioid crisis in the township and what actions are being taken to address it. The event will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on... Read more →


Updated Delaware State Wildlife Area Maps Available

DOVER (Aug. 31, 2019) – Hunters and other wildlife area users are reminded that state wildlife area maps with updated regulations and access information for each wildlife area are available for the 2019/2020 hunting season, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today. The maps depict area boundaries, parking areas, deer stand and waterfowl blind locations, trails, wildlife-viewing facilities, and other helpful information. Several new wildlife area properties are open for public access, particularly on the Eagles Nest, Cedar Swamp, and Tappahanna wildlife areas. The... Read more →


Sunset Parade at the Cape May US Coast Guard Training Center

Recruits at U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May stand in formation during a Sunset Parade on base Aug. 4, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Brahm CAPE MAY, N.J. –(Gloucestercitynews.net)- U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host a Sunset Parade at the Training Center, Sept. 1 at 7:10 p.m. in honor of Cape May County. The event is free and open to the public. The gates of Training Center Cape May will open at 5:30... Read more →


Colonel of New Jersey State Police Named Community Hero For Celebrate America Parade

Presented by Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City State Police Colonel Patrick J. Callahan Sponsored by Pepsi® & The press of Atlantic City ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (August 31, 2019) – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City announced today that New Jersey State Police Colonel, Patrick J. Callahan will be the Community Hero for their salute to heroes “Celebrate America Parade” taking place at 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 7. Colonel Patrick J. Callahan was sworn in on October 31, 2017 as the 14th... Read more →


Carl Chen, owner of Chenmax Properties, Sentenced to Prison in Ponzi Scheme

WILMINGTON, Del. – David C. Weiss, U.S. Attorney for the District of Delaware, announced today that Carl Chen, owner of Chenmax Properties, Inc., a Delaware Real Estate Investment Trust, and part-owner of Re/Max Sunvest Realty Co., was sentenced today in federal court in Delaware to 51 months in prison. Chen pled guilty in March 2019 to wire fraud emanating out of a multi-year Ponzi scheme he orchestrated. According to court documents and statements made at the hearing, Chen operated Chenmax Properties since 1997, soliciting large... Read more →


The Walnut2Walnut River Challenge!

PHILADELPHIA, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)-Have you signed up to take on the challenge? Explore Philadelphia from the water by paddling the Independence Seaport Museum's annual Walnut2Walnut River Challenge on Saturday, September 21. Paddle or row down the Schuylkill River and up the Delaware for a scenic trip around Philadelphia's peninsula. The excursion begins at the Schuylkill Banks and ends at Independence Seaport Museum's boat basin. The Challenge offers spectacular views of the city's river banks, bridges, piers, retired naval and commercial ships, historic masted ships and high-rise... Read more →


John P. Koch, Jr, Involved in Glendora LL & Glendora Girls League, Coach, Manager, Community Activist

John P. Koch Jr September 27, 1933 - August 29, 2019 John P. Koch, Jr., on August 29, 2019, of Glendora. Age 85. Beloved husband of the late Ethel “Faye” (nee Martin). Devoted father of Deborah Eksterowicz (Bob), Colette Tyler (Ed), Kathy MacKinnon (Dave), and the late John III. Loving grandfather of Shelley, Lauren, Michael, Eddie, John, Jeff, Derek, Kayla, Jamie, John IV, and the late Bob Jr. Great-grandfather of Tommy, Julianna, John, Cade, Cole, Payton, Quinn, Eddie, Averie, Ella, Janet, and Mike. Dear brother... Read more →


Delaware’s Archery and Crossbow Deer Season Begins Sunday

(Gloucestercitynews.net)-DOVER (Aug. 30, 2019) – Delaware hunters will start their 2019/20 hunting season Sunday, Sept. 1 with the opening of archery and crossbow deer seasons, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today. Hunters can start adding mourning dove and resident Canada goose to their daily game bags on Monday, Sept. 2, and teal on Thursday, Sept. 12, when the special September teal season opens. Gray squirrel season opens Saturday, Sept. 14. The following hunting seasons open in September, with season dates and hunting hours... Read more →


Two Criminals Sentenced for Operation of Prostitution Ring Involving a Minor

TRENTON, N.J. (August 30, 2019)--– A Middlesex County, New Jersey, man and a Bronx, New York, man have been sentenced for their respective roles in a 2018 scheme in which a minor was advertised and provided for commercial sex acts, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. Aryeh Goodman, 37, of East Brunswick, New Jersey, was sentenced today to 18 months in prison. He previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson to an information charging him with interstate travel in aid of a... Read more →


Public Health Emergency Declared for State of Florida Due to Hurricane Dorian

courtesy of weather channel MIAMI, FLORIDA (August 30, 2019)--Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar today declared a public health emergency for the state in preparation for Hurricane Dorian and following President Trump’s emergency declaration for the state of Florida. The declaration gives the HHS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) beneficiaries and their healthcare providers and suppliers greater flexibility in meeting emergency health needs in disasters. Hurricane Dorian approaches Florida coast courtesy of weather channel “Hurricane Dorian has grown to be an extremely... Read more →


Public’s Help Sought to Locate Sex Offender Who Failed to Register     

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that law enforcement officials are seeking the public’s assistance locating a 60-year-old man who failed to register as a sex offender as required under Megan’s Law. William Dean is described as a white male, standing 6 feet tall and weighing approximately 220 pounds. He may be in the Camden area, and may be using the name Billy Dean. State law requires registered sex offenders who plan to move to a new residence to notify police in the town where... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Recognizes National Grief Awareness Day

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ --Today, August 30, National Grief Awareness Day recognizes the time it takes to heal from loss doesn’t have a prescribed course and is a reminder closure comes in many forms. When a loved one dies, the void they leave affects everyone differently. If you are in high school and are struggling with grief from a death of someone close to you, join the Teen Support Group to share and learn ways to manage those feelings. The Teen Grief Support Group will hold... Read more →


Is Former State Assemblyman Barclay Still On The Camden County Payroll ?

CCGOP Chair: “We’re Not Letting This Issue Ride Off Into The Sunset Like A Mayor On A Snowplow” Did CAMC0 spokesman misspeak like he did about the mayor on the snowplow Gloucestercitynews.net--HADDON HEIGHTS – Camden County Republican Chairman Rich Ambrosino said the fact former Assemblyman Arthur Barclay appearing in news reports again raises questions. At issue is a recent report that the former assemblyman is still employed by Camden County. “I don’t know what bothers me most, the fact the former assemblyman still has a... Read more →


SJTA Installing Three Memorial Signs for Highway Workers Killed on the Job

SJTA Operations crew install one of three memorial signs in honor of fellow workers killed on the job as highway workers [SJTA photo/Darleen Adamo] In advance of this Labor Day, a somber reminder of the risk highway workers face HAMMONTON, NJ - August 29, 2019 - As Labor Day approaches, the South Jersey Transportation Authority is installing three memorial signs on the Atlantic City Expressway in memory of roadway workers who were killed in accidents while working on the expressway. The Authority plans to unveil... Read more →


Simple Strategies for September Geese

By Derek Stoner, Hunter Outreach Coordinator The heady scent of fresh-cut field corn competed with the odor of cow manure to keep my sense of smell occupied while awaiting the arrival of geese. Scouting efforts revealed that this small flock of Canadas should arrive in the pasture around 7:00am. Patience wavered as I perched on my camo bucket set amidst corn stalks. A distant but distinctive honk broke the silence. Cresting the hill in front of me, just below the rising sun, a group of... Read more →


TRANS WOMAN KEPT IN MEN'S PRISONS FOR OVER A YEAR

A transgender woman claims she spent the last year and a half being shuffled around to different men's prisons since 2018, despite the fact that her driver's license lists her as female. Sonia Doe has been receiving hormone therapy for than a decade, yet in her lawsuit against NJ officials Doe claims she was forced to endure sexual harassment from male inmates and mockery from guards and prison staff when she asked to be moved to a facility for women. State officials recently agreed to... Read more →


Complete Guide to Labor Day Weekend in Philadelphia 2019

PHILADELPHIA PA (August 30, 2019)--Summer gets a proper send-off in Philadelphia this Labor Day weekend (August 30 through September 2, 2019) with tons of fantastic events at both indoor and outdoor attractions citywide. Residents and visitors flock to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the epic Made in America music festival on Saturday and Sunday, featuring performances by Cardi B, Travis Scott, Lizzo and more of the biggest names in hip-hop and R&B. Along the Delaware River waterfront, a festive fireworks show illuminates the sky on... Read more →


Why Businessmen May Be Prone to Drugs

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 30, 2019)--Many people would assume that smarter folks stay away from drug abuse. However, research has suggested otherwise. The best leaders in the world, the most dedicated, and driven people, as well as individuals that think outside the box, are wired differently. Some researchers have even suggested that a significant number of the C-Suite group might have more psychopathic and sociopathic tendencies than the rest of the population. These traits do not fall too far into the pathology realm. And, it’s thought that these... Read more →


Silver Diner Celebrates Labor Day with Breakfast Car Show

CHERRY HILL, NJ – Come out and enjoy the last unofficial day of summer at Silver Diner’s Labor Day Breakfast Car Show located at 2131 Route 38 in Cherry Hill, on Monday, September 2 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The show is open to all cars, trucks and corvettes of any year. Registration is from 8 to 10 a.m. and the first 200 cars to register will receive a free T-shirt. The show is free for attendees and DJ Frank Staff will be providing... Read more →


MVC Facilities will be Closed in Recognition of the Labor Day Holiday

Gloucestercitynews.net-(TRENTON) – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) customers are advised that all MVC facilities, including agencies, driver testing sites, and inspection stations will be closed in recognition of the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 2, 2019. Regular Agency hours: Monday - Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm Saturday 8 am – 3 pm Regular Vehicle Inspection Station hours are: Monday - Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm Saturday 7 am – Noon The MVC reminds customers to always check our website before visiting... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden tabs Pradiaas Men’s Basketball Head Coach

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (Aug. 30, 2019) – Tirelessly building his basketball resume for the past two decades, Stuart Pradia’s basketball journey has taken him all over the United States, including assistant coaching jobs at a pair of New Jersey Athletic Conference schools. He now has a NJAC program to call his own. Stuart Pradia Recently hired as the Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Rutgers-Camden, Pradia will look to build the Scarlet Raptors’ program into a strong NJAC contender. “Camden was a draw for me very... Read more →


Vincent M. Russo, of Gloucester City, Age 30

Vincent M. Russo Gloucester City – On August 24, 2019. Age 30. Vince was the kind of person who touched lives. His existence was anything but insignificant. It doesn’t matter how long the conversation was, people remembered him. He will live on through his daughter, his mother, his George, his grandparents, his brothers, his sisters, his nieces, his friends - for he has left a small piece of himself in each of us. He will live on through the breeze while we drive with the... Read more →


Tickets on Sale for Kent Conservation District’s Barn Dance Fundraiser

DOVER (Aug. 27, 2019)(CNBNewsnet) – The Kent Conservation District invites everyone to a rompin', stompin' good time at its 20thAnnual Barn Dance fundraiser to be held from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 at the Harrington Fire Company, 20 Clark Street, Harrington, DE 19952. The event features a down-home meal including beef and dumplings, fried chicken, and all the fixings, plus live and silent benefit auctions, and dancing to DJ music. Tickets are now on sale for $20 per person or $35 per couple.... Read more →


Oscar Mayer and Ryan Newman’s Darlington Throwback Scheme Is No Bologna

The No. 6 Oscar Mayer Ford Mustang Reimagines 1993 Win With Mark Martin’s Scheme August 28, 2019 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time DARLINGTON, S.C. & PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oscar Mayer and NASCAR™ driver Ryan Newman will travel back in time to 1993, racing the No. 6 Oscar Mayer Ford Mustang throwback paint scheme during the Bojangles’ Southern 500 this Sunday, September 1. The car’s throwback theme pays homage to NASCAR™ Hall of Famer Mark Martin’s 1993 scheme, with Oscar Mayer red and yellow stripes zooming... Read more →


Maryland Fishing Report: Chesapeake Bay, Providing Healthy, Heavy Crabs for Crab Picking

By Keith Lockwood | Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources August 28, 2019 The recent cooler weather has been a welcomed relief for all, and the hot summer months are beginning to fade into memory. Fishing has been good and recreational crabbers, in particular, are enjoying the bounty of the Chesapeake Bay, providing healthy and heavy crabs for crab picking with family and friends. If you’re going to the Maryland State Fair, check out the Maryland Department of Natural Resources area in the Miller-Mosner Building. We’re... Read more →


The Inside Story Of How The Army Reduced Standards To Get Women Through Ranger Training

JAMES HASSON Editor’s note: What follows is one in a two-part series of adapted excerpts from decorated veteran and conservative writer James Hasson’s new book Stand Down: How Social Justice Warriors Are Sabotaging America’s Military(Here at Barnes and Noble). The first part covers the intense training required for most Ranger candidates, and how that training was blunted internally by bureaucrats and military officials with an agenda. The second part, posted tomorrow, will cover the military’s response when news began to leak, and how they tried... Read more →


Temple Researchers: High-Fat Diet In Utero May Protect Against Alzheimer's Disease

(Philadelphia, PA)(Gloucestercitynews.net) – A high-fat diet can carry health risks, but for mothers-to-be, it may make all the difference when it comes to Alzheimer's disease prevention for their children. In a report published online in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University show for the first time in animals that high maternal fat consumption during gestation protects offspring against changes in the brain that are characteristic of late-onset Alzheimer's disease. “In humans, it has been known that... Read more →