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September 8, 2019

*Red Bank’s Food & Wine Walk is Back

Red Bank RiverCenter announces three hours of top tastings from a variety of eateries RED BANK, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)– August 2019 – Red Bank RiverCenter (RiverCenter), in conjunction with Red Bank eateries and restaurants, is presenting the popular Red Bank Food & Wine Walk. Back for it’s 9th year, this annual premier culinary series serves up an array of savory dishes and crafty cocktail samplings from a wide variety of eateries and restaurants throughout the downtown. The remaining dates on this year’s culinary tour are on... Read more →


Survey Reveals Merger of Police Department will Save Taxpayers Money

By Dave Lemery | The Center SquareSeptember 2019 Gloucestercitynews.net--HARRISBURG, PA--An analysis of the merger of two police departments in Allegheny County found that the budget for the combined department is significantly less than the total the two communities were paying before the merger. The Allegheny Institute for Public Policy looked at the merger of the police departments in the borough of Cheswick and Springdale Township, two neighboring municipalities of similar geographic and population sizes. Cheswick, pre-merger, was spending $324,945 on its policing, which included a... Read more →


Spring Wine and Dine

Gloucestercitynews.net--(MAPLE SHADE,NJ)--Join members of the Greater South Jersey Chorus for a fundraising evening of food, fun, and fellowship. Your ticket includes a dinner buffet and an open beer & wine bar. Don’t forget to bring some loose cash for an opportunity to win raffle prizes and participate in our 50/50 drawing. $50/person Cafe Fontana 30 East Main Street Maple Shade, NJ 08052 Read more →


In Berlin, all South Jersey, education the Catholic way

By Mary Beth Peabody THE CATHOLIC STAR HERALD Gloucestercitynews.net--Berlin, NJ--September 5, 2019-The buses were rolling in by 7:15 a.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel (OLMC) Regional School in Berlin. Wearing green T-shirts created for the first day of the new school year, teachers were easy to spot as they ushered students into the school gym. New shoes, fresh uniforms and bags of supplies on every arm were sure signs of the first day of school. Catholic school. Ready to start the new school year,... Read more →


ICE arrests 39 suspected human rights violators

During Operation No Safe Haven V WASHINGTON — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested 39 fugitives – 30 males and nine females – sought for their roles in known or suspected human rights violations during a nationwide operation that took place from Aug. 27 to 29. The ICE National Fugitive Operations Program in coordination with the ICE Human Rights Violators and War Crimes Center, and the ICE Office of the Principal Legal Advisor, worked with ICE’s Enforcement and Removal (ERO) Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas,... Read more →


Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum Hosts Historical Dinner Program 

Gloucestercitynews.net --REHOBOTH BEACH, Delaware (September, 2019) – A one-of-a-kind dining experience at the Indian River Life-Saving Station is being offered on Friday, September 20th at 6:00 p.m. State Park interpreters will Gloucester City News blog files dress in turn-of-the-century surf man uniforms and educate and entertain up to 30 guests as they feast on a 19th-century, locally inspired dinner. Participants can expect a meal prepared by Chef Lion Gardner that consists of ingredients sourced from the sea and local marshlands, such as periwinkle snails, clams,... Read more →


Young Catholics Light the Night in Vineland

September 2019 By Pete Sanchez/The Camden Diocese Gloucestercitynews.net--Vineland, NJ--Father Robert Sinatra, pastor of Vineland’s Saint Padre Pio Parish, held the Blessed Sacrament high as he processed into Our Lady of Pompeii Church the evening of Aug. 30, followed by young adult faithful. Father Robert Sinatra, Pastor of Vineland’s Saint Padre Pio Parish, holds the Blessed Sacrament high as he processes into Our Lady of Pompeii Church last Friday night with young adult faithful, during the “Light the Night” celebration of fellowship. Photo by Alan M.... Read more →


Fall Happenings On the Waterfront

Gloucestercitynews.net--PHILADELPHIA (September 2019)– As summer winds to a close, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) invites Philadelphians and visitors to soak up the last warm nights and welcome cooler afternoons with a host of free events and activities. image courtesy of Visit Philadelphia CHERRY STREET PIER Cherry Street Pier, which opened on October 12, 2018, has hosted over 19 art exhibits, 103 free events, and has seen over 250,000 visitors in its inaugural season. On the heels of the enormous success of the first year,... Read more →


ICE HSI Continues Fight to End Female Genital Mutilation

Agency conducts outreach at key airport locations Gloucestercitynews.net--WASHINGTON — Earlier this month, special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) launched Operation Limelight USA at three airports across the U.S. with the assistance of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Operation Limelight USA aims to inform travelers of the dangers of female genital mutilation (FGM) and the consequences for those who commit this horrific abuse. HSI special agents spoke to more than 160 travelers from ten international flights between Los Angeles... Read more →


D’IYANU Premiere’s New Fall Collection 

D’IYANU Set to Debut New Collection at Philadelphia Fashion Week During Luxe Streetwear Show Gloucestercitynews.net--Philadelphia, PA - Fall in Philadelphia is all aboutPhiladelphia Fashion Week, local creatives and designers showcasing their collections. On September 26, 2019, for the first time the Philly based and ready-to-wear African print fashion brand, D’IYANU will be one of the selected fashion brands to hit the runway at the Philly Fashion Week LUXE Streetwear Show in the Fashion District, 801 Market Street. D’IYANU CEO, Addie Elabor, exemplifies honoring different cultures... Read more →


Arcane Law Keeps Millions of Dollars from Volunteer Firemen in Pennsylvania

By Dave Lemery | The Center Square Sep 2019 Gloucestercitynews.net--Firefighting is an expensive proposition, and in Pennsylvania, the number of volunteer firefighters is down dramatically from just a few decades ago. At the same time, dozens of entities known as Volunteer Firefighter Relief Associations are swimming in millions of dollars in state aid while the very departments they’re supposed to support are struggling to get by, according to Auditor General Eugene DePasquale. For the most part, DePasquale said at a recent news conference, the problem... Read more →


Are You Ready to Freddie?

Hard Rock Cafe® Atlantic City Celebrating Freddie Mercury with a Boozy Shake Benefitting Mercury Phoenix Trust Gloucestercitynews.net--Atlantic City, N.J. (September 2019) – Hard Rock Cafe® kicked off its annual celebration of the life and music of the legendary Queen frontman, Freddie Mercury by hosting "Freddie for a Week" beginning Thursday, September 5 and running through Thursday, September 12. In honor of the iconic frontman, Hard Rock Cafe® Atlantic City is offering a Freddie-inspired milkshake, Freddie's Mustache Milkshake, that will have everyone screaming "I want it... Read more →


*Asbury Park Dance Festival, September 14

ASBURY PARK, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--This year's Asbury Park Dance Festival set for September 14 at 7PM will bring world renowned companies, choreographers and dancers from the stages of Lincoln Center, Broadway, the Kennedy Center, Paris Opera and beyond, to Asbury Park in support of Arts Ed NJ. House of Independents Asbury Park, NJ Festival Highlights Repertory excerpts from award winning choreographer, Pam Tanowitz, specially arranged for APDF featuring Melissa Toogood, Michelle Fleet, and Michael Trusnovec. Respected for over 60 years, the Paul Taylor Dance Company will... Read more →


Attention Gloucester Twp. Residents: Register Your Cameras with the Police

Gloucestercitynews.net--GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ--The Gloucester Township Police released the following statement urging residents to register their security cameras with the department. We would love your help to increase our ability to investigate criminal activity more efficiently and effectively, the GTPD is asking our businesses and residents with any video surveillance cameras to voluntarily register them with us. This will enable our officers to respond quickly to the location of the cameras and work with the owner to possibly recover evidence of a crime, or the identity... Read more →


New Era in Sports Betting Launches Today in New Jersey with Rebranded BetMGM App

Early Cash Out, Daily Boosted Bet Options Highlight BetMGM Features Now Available MGM Resorts International Gloucestercitynews.net--JERSEY CITY, N.J., Sept. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Roar Digital, LLC – the 50/50 joint venture created by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and GVC Holdings (LSE: GVC) – today launched the BetMGM online gaming app in the state of New Jersey. BetMGM is a new customer experience as well as a rebranding of the online gaming app, PlayMGM, introduced by MGM in 2017. The product incorporates the new GVC... Read more →


Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over Campaign Nets 10 Drunks in Gloucester Township

Gloucestercitynews.net--GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ--The Gloucester Township Police Department (GTPD) recently partnered with the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Labor Day Crackdown enforcement campaign. From August 16, to September 2, GTPD showed zero tolerance for impaired driving; arresting ten (10) drivers for driving while intoxicated. Two of the drivers arrested for DWI were suspected of being under the influence of drugs which is just as dangerous as being under the influence of alcohol.... Read more →


PSE&G Repairs to Kaighn Avenue to Disrupt Traffic

Gloucestercitynews.net--(Lindenwold, NJ) – Camden County Freeholder Susan Shin Angulo, liaison to the Camden County Department of Public Works, has been notified by the Public Service Electric & Gas Company (PSE&G) that crews will be repairing two gas leaks on Kaighn Avenue in Camden next week. The repairs will interrupt traffic at different locations between Monday, Sept. 9, and Thursday, Sept. 12. “These are separate projects that will require similar closures and detours in order to accommodate crews and equipment,” Shin Angulo said. “Motorists should be... Read more →


JEROME BY DAVE WOLFE

Related: ARTIST Dave Wolfe Vol. 6 No. 12(September 8, 2019) Editor's Note: Each Sunday morning we post a weekly comic strip provided by cartoonist Dave Wolfe, age 18. Dave has been drawing since he was 5 years old, he knew he wanted to be a cartoonist at the age of 8. He’s been distributing his comics in school since 3rd grade. (click image to enlarge) Read more →