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August 2019

Five Star Urban Waters Grants Awarded to Projects in New York/New Jersey

NEW YORK (August 29, 2019) – Today, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), with support from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), announced grants to Hudson River Park Friends and Rockaway Waterfront Alliance in New York and Groundwork Elizabeth in New Jersey. The three grants are among 46 Five Star... Read more →


Maryland MS-13 gang member sentenced to 30 years in federal prison

BALTIMORE (Gloucestercitynews.net)-(August 29, 2019)-— An MS-13 gang member from Maryland was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in federal prison for participating in the racketeering enterprise known as La Mara MS-13 Gang Members Salvatrucha, or MS-13, including a murder. Chief U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar sentenced Daniel Flores-Ventura, aka “Necio,” 26,... Read more →


DOJ Watchdog Says James Comey Violated FBI Policy In Handling Sensitive Memos

CHUCK ROSS INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER August 29, 2019 The Justice Department’s inspector general sharply criticized James Comey on Thursday, saying in a report that the former FBI director violated bureau policy in the handling of memos that he wrote after conversations with President Donald Trump. The report details how Comey handled seven... Read more →


Cleanup Plan for Lightman Drum Company Superfund Site in Winslow

EPA to hold public meeting on September 11 NEW YORK (August 27, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net) – Because levels of contamination in groundwater are falling naturally, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to amend part of its previous plan to clean up an area of the Lightman Drum Company Superfund site in... Read more →


Advisory on Marijuana’s Damaging Effects on the Developing Brain Released

Surgeon General Encourages Youth and Pregnant Women Not to Use Marijuana Today, Surgeon General Vice Adm. Jerome M. Adams, issued an advisory emphasizing the importance of protecting youth and pregnant women from the health risks of marijuana use. Marijuana, or cannabis, is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United... Read more →


The Point at Cape Henlopen is now Open

LEWES Delaware(Aug. 29, 2019) – The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park will reopen today, August 29, DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announced. The area to reopen includes a stretch of ocean beach and dunes that was previously closed on March 1 to benefit more than 30 species of shorebirds... Read more →


Congressional Candidate Brian T. Fitzherbert Receives Another Atlantic County Endorsement

Egg Harbor Township–(Gloucestercitynews.net)- Brian T. Fitzherbert, who is seeking the Republican nomination for Congress in New Jersey’s Second Congressional District, announced the endorsement of Absecon Councilman and Mayoral Candidate Chris Seher. Seher voiced his support saying, “Brian has spent his entire career in defense, aviation and aerospace. In Congress, he will... Read more →


Portal Bridge Key to Jump-Start Gateway, Improve NJ Transit Performance Say Sweeney & Weinberg

KEARNY–(August 28, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)-- Senate President Steve Sweeney and Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg today urged the federal government to provide funding for the Portal Bridge, noting that it is not only an integral part of the Gateway Tunnel project, but also critical to improve New Jersey Transit’s on-time service performance. “The Portal... Read more →


Public Forum in Philadelphia on Climate Change Adaptation, Resilience, Social Equity

StateImpact Pennsylvania Presentation Emma Lee / WHYY Philadelphia students cut class to participate in a rally at Thomas Paine Plaza on May 3, 2019 to protest inaction on climate change issues. PHILADELPHIA PA--The effects of climate change pose risks to Pennsylvanians that include frequent extreme weather events and threats to human... Read more →


Six places you should definitely visit in Pennsylvania

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(8/29/19)Pennsylvania is one of the most beautiful states of the U.S. This state is well-known for its amazing cities and tourist attractions places. There are many beaches, amusement parks, and other picnic places where you will love to visit. If you are looking for the best place to spend your holidays... Read more →


Stanley J. Dembowski, of Bellmawr; Korean War Army Veteran

BELLMAWR NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Stanley J. Dembowski, on August 26, 2019, a resident of Bellmawr for 65 years, formerly of Everett Street in Camden. Age 90. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy (nee Myermic). Devoted father of Patricia DeShields (Michael), Bonnie Orr (Michael), Joseph (Sherri), Barry, and the late Alan. Loving grandfather of... Read more →


Cornell University: Chance, not ideology, drives political polarization

Newswise — ITHACA, N.Y. – Ever-widening divisions between Democrats and Republicans are believed to reflect deeply rooted ideological differences, but a new study points to a radically different interpretation: it may be mostly a matter of luck. It’s a phenomenon that Michael Macy, Cornell University professor and director of the Social... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Divide and Conquer

Giffords (Formerly LCAV) Looks to Split Gun Owners to Enact Controls SUPPORT NRA-ILA Divide et impera; divide and rule; divide and conquer. For millennia political actors have understood that one of the most effective means of defeating your enemy is to divide them and set the component parts against each other.... Read more →


The Top 5 Online Learning Courses Must Be Followed By Harlem Students

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 29, 2019)How many times have we tended to see this expression proving right in our life: "In the tip, we tend to regret the probabilities we tend to did not take solely." As we tend to get older, we tend to perpetually compromise on our dreams and aspirations as a... Read more →


Stadium Casino Cashes Out On Ramp-Way Plans

PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 29, 2019)--When Stadium Casino went about the process of applying for a second casino license to operate a premises in Philadelphia, it promised to do some much-needed construction work in the arena to sweeten the deal. The venue is located within an area of significant traffic congestion, and... Read more →


US SanDiego STUDY: Tramadol Associated with Greater Risk of Hypoglycemia

Tramadol, an opioid, is widely used to treat moderate or severe pain, but patients may be at risk of low blood sugar levels Newswise — Since its approval in 1995, the opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) has become a widely prescribed remedy for osteoarthritis and other painful indications, in... Read more →


How To Stay Safe On The Road

Gloucestercitynews.net (August 29, 2019)--It’s likely you drive a lot whether it’s to and from work or when you’re out running errands around town. Maybe you even like to take road trips with your family every once in a while. Regardless of where you’re driving to, or how far the distance, it’s... Read more →


Singh for Senate For the People

As Leader McConnell has said, the Biden Rule precludes an appointment to the Supreme Court in an election year only when the Presidency and the Senate are controlled by opposing parties.” - Hirsh Singh Yesterday Hirsh announced his full support for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's interpretation of the Biden Rule... Read more →


Guest Opinion: NY State Intrudes Into Catholic Schools

August 28, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on proposed regulations that threaten Catholic schools: The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is considering a proposal that would greatly increase state oversight over private and religious schools—threatening the academic autonomy and religious freedom of Catholic schools. The proposed regulations would... Read more →


5 Ways to Enjoy Your Disposable Income

Gloucestercitynews.net (August 29, 2019)--Working hard all week can be exhausting, especially if you’re not too enthusiastic about your job role. Spending five whole days staring at the same office space can lead to endless hours of daydreaming about the weekend. When payday finally arrives and you’ve covered your financial obligations and... Read more →


By the numbers: $384,447 in annual income gets you into Pennsylvania’s top 1% club

The Center SquareAug 26, 2019 Bring in at least $384,447 in yearly income, and you’ll be among the top 1 percent of earners in Pennsylvania, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the ultra wealthy in every state. The $384,447 threshold was the 15th highest among the 50 states, according... Read more →


Neighborhood Drug House Dismantled in Hilltop; Two Suspects Arrested

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Today, August 27, 2019, at approximately 1230pm, the Gloucester Township Police Department Special Response Team (SRT) executed a Narcotics Search Warrant on the 100 block of Batten Avenue located in the Hilltop Section of Gloucester Township as a result of a lengthy investigation by the Gloucester Township Police... Read more →


Amendment to Prevent Voter Fraud Blocked by Senator Andrzejczak

Cape May Court House – State Senate Candidate Mike Testa, Jr. (LD-1) issued the following statement after Interim Senator Bob Andrzejczak voted to table an amendment which would increase penalties for voter fraud in New Jersey’s elections: “Once again, Democrat Bob Andrzejczak put the agenda of his liberal party bosses ahead... Read more →


Tynaizha Brown Arrested After Grand Jury Returns an Indictment in Murder of Her 22-Month Son

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 28, 2019)--The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office, Camden County Police Department and Bellmawr Police Department reported that 24-year-old Tynaizha Brown, of the 2500 block of South 8th Street in Camden, has been arrested after a Camden County Grand Jury indicted her for murder in connection with the death... Read more →


Milano Di Rouge Celebrates Anniversary of Flagship Store with Back to School Drive 

Features Limited Edition "For the Love of the City" t-shirts at Made In America Philadelphia, PA (August 2019) - On August 29, 2019, the emerging luxury Philadelphia fashion brand, Milano Di Rouge will celebrate the flagship store 3rd anniversary located at 1509 Spring Garden Street. The anniversary will also kick off... Read more →


PRESS TURNED AWAY FROM NEWARK LEAD MEETING

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka’s administration turned away TV cameras and reporters from a lead water-related meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, despite announcing the meeting in a press release the day before. The meeting was supposed to be an opportunity for Newark residents to sign up as volunteers to help inform... Read more →


Rutgers University–Camden named “Best Bang for the Buck” University by Magazine 

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY NJ(Gloucestercitynews.net) – Rutgers University–Camden once again has been recognized by Washington Monthly magazine as a great value, while also earning high overall rankings among research universities across the nation. Among schools in the Northeast, Rutgers–Camden is named 24th in the “Best Bang for the Buck” category,... Read more →


Moriarty Introduces Bill to Ban Binary Triggers

Modification Turns Firearms into Assault Weapons Device Said to Have Taken the Place of Bump Stocks; Used to Increase Gun Firing Speed (TRENTON) – A 30-round magazine can be emptied in 30 seconds with the use of a trigger adaptation called a binary trigger. Manufactured by gun makers to circumvent the... Read more →


Building Visibility as a Law Firm: A Guide 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 28, 2019)--The best business strategy is to create an impressive product or service that individuals will embrace. But when you own a law firm, it is not good enough to simply win cases. There is an increasing amount of competition in the sector, and as such, it is imperative that... Read more →


House of Representative Members Cited in Quid Pro Quo Offer to Las Vegas Excutive

By John Haughey | The Center Square Aug 28, 2019 U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Orlando, is among 14 House Democrats and one Republican named in an ethics complaint filed Thursday with the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) alleging they proposed a “quid pro quo arrangement” with a Las Vegas casino executive.... Read more →


Delbert and the Local Chamber of Commerce

Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 28, 2019)--Delbert McLain dropped in at the Mule Barn yesterday for a quick cup. He was wearing his usual suit and tie, despite the heat. Usually Delbert does his coffee drinking and socializing out at the country club where the business guys go. We’ve been... Read more →


Missing Pemberton Man Found Buried in Pine Barrens

PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(8-28-19)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David H. Charles McGee Jantas announced that the body of a Pemberton Township man who went missing last week has been found buried in the Pine Barrens, and an acquaintance has been charged with fatally shooting the victim... Read more →


Medical Mission Sisters and Associates Celebrate 80th Anniversary

PHILADELPHIA PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Medical Mission Sisters and Associates are celebrating 80 years of living in Philadelphia! They are hosting several free events in September at 8400 Pine Road in the Fox Chase community, starting with an opening reception on September 7. Several of our Sisters will tell stories and answer questions... Read more →


Community News: Be A Gloucester Township PD Volunteer

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Being a Volunteer can be extremely rewarding, educational and exciting and provides an opportunity for you to give back to your community in a meaningful way. Volunteers have the opportunity to improve the quality of their local law enforcement service through their work, attitude and ideas for improving... Read more →


Phila. Bar Association Named to Legal Intelligencer's 'Hall of Fame'/'Best of 2019'

2019 Hall of Fame Inductee and Named Best of 2019 Continuing Legal Education Provider, Best of 2019 Online CLE Program PHILADELPHIA, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)-– Philadelphia Bar Association CLE was named to The Legal Intelligencer’s Hall of Fame and Best of 2019 list for Continuing Legal Education Provider and Online CLE Program. The... Read more →


3 Ways To Revamp Your Law Firm This Fall

Gloucestercitynews.net (August 28, 2019)--If your law firm has stalled and made no progress in recent times, then you need to seek to revamp it sooner rather than later. By not taking such action, due to the level of competition now found in the legal field, you’ll quickly find your business falling... Read more →


Kutztown University Ranked Among Best Colleges for Student Voting

KUTZTOWN, PA (08/27/2019) Kutztown University was recently named to Washington Monthly's 2019 America's Best Colleges for Student Voting. KU was among 80 schools to be recognized from a pool of nearly 1,500 colleges and universities. This is KU's second-straight year of inclusion in the annual rankings. Official Release A part of... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Announce Dispatch Center Upgrade

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (August 28,2019(Gloucestercitynews.net)-The Gloucester Township Police Department has always strived to be at the forefront in our policing practices that focus on effectively fighting crime, partnering with the community, and utilizing the most modern and efficient technology. We believe a dedicated focus in advancing in these critical areas is... Read more →


Ways to Prepare Your Kid for Exams in the Fall

Gloucestercitynews.net (August 28, 2019)--As the Fall comes around, so does the prospect of exams. For many kids, this may be the start of exams for high school or middle school, or it may be extra-curricular exams, such as those for musical instruments. The stress associated with exams creates a lot of... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Marching Toward Gun Confiscation

Prohibition Advocates Released Unhinged Gun Control Plan SUPPORT NRA-ILA This week, March for Our Lives – the gun control group that arose in the wake of the criminal mass attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. – released a lengthy plan outlining its vision for firearm regulation in... Read more →


NJ Lottery Kicks Off Annual Campaign to Prevent Underage Lottery Play

“Not 18 Yet? No Bet” Awareness Campaign Underway TRENTON (Aug. 27, 2019) – The New Jersey Lottery and the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ) kicked off Lottery’s annual “Not 18 Yet? No Bet” awareness campaign. This campaign reminds residents and retailers that New Jersey law prohibits the sale... Read more →


EPA Proposes Cleanup Plan for 40 Contaminated Properties in Vineland

NEW YORK (August 27, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a cleanup plan to address about 40 non-residential contaminated properties that remain impacted by the Former Kil-Tone Company Superfund Site in Vineland, New Jersey. Previous operations at the former Kil-Tone Company pesticides facility contaminated the soil with... Read more →


MVC CHIEF: NJ School Bus Laws “Toughest in the Nation”

Gloucester City News blog files (HIGHTSTOWN) – With classes for the 2019-2020 school year nearly back in session, New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Chair and Chief Administrator Sue Fulton today reviewed new safety regulations and observed inspections during MVC’s August school bus inspection tour. Addressing attendees in Hightstown, Chief Fulton called... Read more →


Runnemede's Desiree Wildermuth Headed to Northhampton Community College

BETHLEHEM, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)-(08/27/2019)-- Northampton Community College (NCC) is excited to welcome Desiree Wildermuth of Runnemede, NJ, as one of the new or returning students who will arrive the week of August 26 for the start of the Fall 2019 semester. Desiree will be among more than 9,400 students studying over 100... Read more →


Congressman Boyle Helps Celebrate $1.2 Million in Homeownership Grants

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., (Gloucestercitynews.net)Aug. 27, 2019 – Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-02) and Philadelphia’s Mayor Jim Kenney were the special guest speakers at a community celebration held today in Philadelphia. The event was organized by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank Pittsburgh) and the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York... Read more →


SENATE VOTES TO MAKE QUICK FIX TO VOTE-BY-MAIL BILL

Yesterday, the state Senate approved a bill that could make the remote voting process run a bit smoother — but Republican opponents "said the bill is ripe for corruption," David Cruz writes. The bill covers people who voted by mail between 2016 to 2018. If passed, it would require county clerks... Read more →


GTPD Investigating a Phone Scam Involving Arrest Warrant Claims

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Gloucester Township Police Department is investigating a phone scam where a caller claiming to be a police detective is advising residents that there is a warrant for their arrest and that they have to meet at a parking lot to pay the warrant. The Gloucester Township Police... Read more →