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September 11, 2019

Video: Some People Did Something!

Gloucestercitynews.net--New York, NY (9-11-19)--While speaking at a 9/11 remembrance event, Nicholas Haros Jr., whose mother died in 9/11, blasted Congresswoman Ilhan Omar for her: "'Some people did something" comments. Haros called out Ilhan Omar saying: "Today I am here to respond to you: Exactly who did what to whom?" Read more →


Obituary: Helen M. MacAdams of Brooklawn

Brooklawn NJ—On August 21, 2019 (nee Lewis) of Brooklawn, formerly of Ocean View, NJ, age 93. She is the beloved wife of Eugene “Jeep” MacAdams, loving mother of Ralph (Casey) and Paul (Jo-Ann) Scarlett and dear stepmother of Ken (Patti), Scott (Patty), Jeanne and the late Tom (Dee) MacAdams. She is also survived by 17 dear grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Helen was a Cashier at many Acme Market locations before retiring in the 1980’s. She had the nickname “Gunner” while attending Gloucester High School... Read more →


Whoopi Goldberg Hits Back At The House Members Who Didn’t Go To 9/11 Commemoration

Gloucestercitynews.net--New York, NY (Sept. 11)--Whoopi Goldberg went after the more than 300 House Democrats and Republicans who reportedly didn’t go to a commemoration Wednesday for the 9/11 attacks. ABC’s “The View” co-host noted that “not everyone is honoring moments of silence,” and claimed that only “26% of House members” showed up to a moment of silence ceremony to commemorate the terrorist attacks that left almost 3,000 people dead 18 years ago. Overall, more than 300 House members skipped out on the ceremony, Mediaite reported. “Apparently... Read more →


Funded Ratio of the Pennsylvania Public Pension Ranked 42nd; New Jersey Ranked 49th

The Center SquareSeptember 2019 Gloucestercitynews.net--HARRISBURG, PA --The funded ratio of the Pennsylvania public pension plan ranked 42nd in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on fiscal-year 2017 data. The state’s pension fund is 55 percent funded, the Tax Foundation study found. The percentage was calculated by comparing the market value of the pension fund’s assets to its accrued pension liabilities. The analysis is based on data released by the Pew Charitable Trusts. A low ratio points to the state’s... Read more →


Maryland Fishing Report : Check Out Click Before You Cast Before Heading Out

By Keith Lockwood Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources September 11, 2019 Photo by Captain “walleye” Pete Dahlberg September is an exciting month for those who love the outdoors and fishing is usually at the top of the list. Mild late summer weather is providing exciting fishing opportunities across the Maryland landscape from the western mountains to the Atlantic Ocean. In the Chesapeake Bay, we have relatively warm water, higher salinities, and a very strong run of Spanish mackerel which is delighting those who are able... Read more →


Veterans writing program at Rutgers–Camden earns $9,100 action grant from Council for the Humanities

Gloucestercitynews.net--CAMDEN CITY NJ– The Writers House at Rutgers University–Camden and Philadelphia-based Warrior Writers have teamed together over the past three years to host a unique program that helps veterans harness the power of the written word. “Outside the Wire” – encompassing monthly writing workshops, a public program focusing on veterans’ experiences, and an exhibit of wartime communications – will continue to get a boost, thanks to a new $9,100 action grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities. “NJCH’s continued support makes it possible... Read more →


THURS: Camden Empower NJ Press Conference and Hearing

Gloucestercitynews.net--CAMDEN CITY, NJ--On Thursday, September 12th, the NJ Board of Public Utilities will be hosting its last public hearing on the Energy Master Plant. A broad range of faith based, progressive, environmental justice, student, citizen, and environmental groups will join together at a press conference at the EMP hearing in Camden to push for renewable energy. The NJ Sierra Club released the following statment regarding climate change We are in a climate crisis and we need immediate action now. The IPCC has given us 12... Read more →


NJ Receives $7.4 Million Federal Grant to Address Overdose Epidemic

Gloucestercitynews.net--The New Jersey Department of Health today announced it received $7.4 million in CDC Overdose Data to Action Funding to address drug overdoses in the state. The funding will be used to amplify the Murphy Administration’s comprehensive approach of linking individuals with substance use disorder to care and treatment, reducing opioid prescribing and improving data collection to better inform initiatives. “The overdose epidemic is a complex public health challenge,” said Department of Health Acting Commissioner Judith M. Persichilli. “With this funding, we are further engaging... Read more →


NJ WON'T BUY FROM NONCOMPLIANT GUN MANUFACTURERS

An executive order signed by Gov. Phil Murphy yesterday outlines new consequences for gun manufacturers and retailers who fail to meet certain screening standards. If these vendors can't prove that their systems are air-tight against traffickers and straw purchases, then they won't be eligible to win state contracts. The order also requires any bank connected to the state's Treasury department to formalize its gun safety rules, including investments. It also bans any insurance policy that "effectively indemnifies irresponsible gun use," the governor said. (The Record)... Read more →


Several NJ Residents Playing Football This Season at Kutztown University

Gloucestercitynews.net--KUTZTOWN, PA (09/11/2019)-- Kutztown University has announced 87 student-athletes will represent its football team for the 2019 season. Read the full season preview here. Head coach Jim Clements, who enters his sixth season on the KU sideline having produced winning seasons in each of his previous five campaigns, knows that the 2019 team will need to forge its own identity, but hopes the experience of playing in last year's national tournament fuels the current roster's hunger to get back there. "Camp went well for us,... Read more →


The Good Side of Charity Gaming Events You Didn’t Know About

Gloucestercitynews.net (September 11, 2019)--The beauty about gaming for charity is that you blend your love for gaming and raising funds for a good cause. Many charitable organizations love these events because they pull in droves of supporters, which translates to more money that helps meet their income goals fast and easy. That’s what charity gaming is all about. It’s an ingenious way of raising funds for a charity while creating a strong supporter base. People will always welcome a chance to play – and win... Read more →


Camden Diocesan Blue Mass Friday September 27th

Gloucestercitynews.net--BLACKWOOD, NJ --Join Bishop Dennis Sullivan to honor Law Enforcement and First Responders at the Camden Diocesan “Blue Mass” Celebration on Friday, September 27th, 2019 at 10:30am Our Lady of Hope Parish, St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church, 701 Little Gloucester Road, Blackwood, New Jersey 08012. Parishioners, Family, Children & Friends of Law Enforcement and First Responders are encouraged to attend this special liturgy. Address/Location Gloucester Township Police Department 1261 Chews Landing Rd Gloucester Township, NJ 08021 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-228-4500 Read more →


Gail B. Franklin, of Gloucester City, age 70; VFW Post 3620 Ladies Auxiliary Member

Surrounded by her loving family, on August 18, 2019. Age 70. (nee Calhoun). Of Gloucester City. Beloved wife of 43 years to the late John P. Franklin, Jr. Loving mother of John P. Franklin, Jr. and Karen Franklin. Cherished grand-mom of John P. III, Mikayla Renzi, Gavin Franklin, Gabrielle Franklin, Katelyn Kiefrieder, Nickolis Starrett and Alexa DelaOssa and great-grandmom of Athena Johnson. Gail was a member of the Townsend C. Young V.F.W. Post # 3620 Ladies Auxiliary in Gloucester City. Memorial Services are being planned... Read more →


Joe Cunningham Breaks State Spearfishing Record with 74 Pound 5 oz Cobia

September 10, 2019 Gloucestercitynews.net (Sea Isle, NJ)--The Division has announced that Joe Cunningham of Cape May Courthouse made his way onto the state spearfishing record fish list recently by landing a new state record Cobia on August 11. Joe was free diving off Sea Isle City when he got the fish. The fish weighed 74 pounds, 5 ounces and was 14 pounds, 5 ounces pounds more than the previous record. The new record cobia measured 56 inches in length and had a girth of 29... Read more →


Home Country: Willoughby Comes To Town

Slim Randles | CNBnewsnet Gloucestercitynews.net-- When you live in a small town like ours, sometimes you get a bit thirsty for entertainment. I mean, we’ve all heard most of Windy Wilson’s stories, and the radio and the television stations are in a much bigger town. But once in a while, we have Willoughby. I think Dud passed him on the highway before he got here and phoned Doc down at the Mule Barn coffee shop. The entertainment alarm went off more loudly than the tornado... Read more →


Republican David Richter Announces Three Key Endorsements in CD2 Congressional Race

Gloucestercitynews.net--AVALON, NJ – David Richter, Republican congressional candidate to represent New Jersey’s Second Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, announced today that he has received the endorsements of three key elected officials in the district. The endorsements came from Waterford Mayor Bill Richardson, Hammonton Councilman Joe Giralo and Somers Point Councilman James Toto. “As Mayor I see each day the burden federal regulations place on local government, and the costs those regulations pass on to my residents. We need common sense leaders in... Read more →


PDE Wins National Award for Living Shoreline Project

Gloucestercitynews.net--WILMINGTON — Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE) is one of four agencies to receive top national honors for exemplary work in coastal restoration. The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) announced today that PDE is a winner of the 2019 Best Restored Shore award for “implementing creative solutions to eroding shores, rising seas, and degrading environmental conditions,” specifically for its living shoreline project at the DuPont Nature Center in Milford, Delaware. Projects in Texas, Louisiana, and Virginia also won the award. “We are... Read more →


LT. WILLIAM WALSH AWARDED IACP 40 UNDER

William Walsh Lieutenant, Voorhees Police Department Gloucestercitynews.net--(Voorhees, NJ)--Congratulations to Police Lieutenant William Walsh, who was nominated and selected as a 2019 recipient of the prestigious IACP 40 under 40 award for 2019. The IACP 40 Under 40 award program is designed to recognize individuals in law enforcement under the age of 40 who demonstrate leadership and commitment to law enforcement. Lieutenant Walsh entered the law enforcement profession at age 16 when he became a police dispatcher. He is passionate about both serving his community and aiding... Read more →


Signs to look for in a Hurricane-Safe Marina

The Secrets of a Stormproof Marina Gloucestercitynews.net--SPRINGFIELD, Va., Sept. 10, 2019 – The statistics prove that hauling your boat out of the water and storing it ashore before a hurricane strikes greatly lowers the chance you’ll need to file an insurance claim after the storm passes. However, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) also knows that it’s often not possible to haul every boat out in time. For those boat owners whose options are limited to weathering a storm in a marina, here... Read more →


Constitutional Town Hall in Dunellen, with Pete Hegseth, Fox News Co-Host

CONVENTION OF STATES NEW JERSEY With socialism, pessimism and debt on the rise, there is a constitutional way for the People to restore the Nation and bypass career politicians. Pete Hegseth Co-host, 'FOX & Friends Weekend' Gloucestercitynews.net--TRENTON, NJ, --The Convention of States (COS) New Jersey team hosts a pre-Constitution Week Celebration, that includes Mark Meckler, President, COS and special guest Pete Hegseth, Co-host of Fox & Friends Weekend, to discuss Article V and the constitutional solution to fix America’s biggest challenges. This event is Saturday,... Read more →


Scientists triple storage time of human donor livers

NIH-funded research project develops new method to preserve human livers for transplantation. Monday, September 9, 2019 The machine profusion process helps supercool the liver without freezing the tissue.Massachusetts General Hospital Scientists have greatly extended the amount of time human livers can be stored for transplantation by modifying a previous protocol to extend the viability of rat livers. Previously, human livers were only viable for an average of nine hours, but the new method of preservation maintains liver tissue for up to 27 hours, giving transplant... Read more →


NATIONAL 9-11 PENTAGON MEMORIAL LIGHTING REPAIR

Gloucestercitynews.net--(Washington, DC)-- The National 9-11 Pentagon Memorial will close beginning Sept. 16, 2019, for lighting repairs and construction. The Pentagon Memorial will remain closed until construction is completed in late May 2020. This project will address re-occurring failures of the lighting systems in the pools under the memorial benches from water seeping into the fixtures. This project will also replace the entire electrical system at the Pentagon Memorial, including all of the bench lighting, as well as the entire electrical conduit that feeds power to... Read more →