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September 13, 2019

Camden County PD Sponsoring Pop-Up Block Party

Gloucestercitynews.net--CAMDEN CITY, NJ--Continuing the effort to strengthen bonds with residents, the Camden County Police Department is holding a pop-up block party Saturday night, September 14 in North Camden and they will have something on hand that kids will really love – a mobile video game truck from Camden-based Games on the Go! Kids and officers together will be able to play all of the newest and most popular video games on all game systems. Read more →


Burlington City Man Arrested for Possessing Child Pornography     

Gloucestercitynews.net--(Burlington City,NJ)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and City of Burlington Police Chief John Fine announced that a 30-year-old City man has been charged with possession of child pornography. Dan Harris, (photo) of the 100 block of Juniper Street, was charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Third Degree). The investigation began after the BCPO High-Tech Crimes Unit received information regarding Harris’s online activities from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The investigation revealed that Harris was uploading images of child pornography to... Read more →


Former Maple Shade Coach Indicted for Allegedly Having Sex with Student

Gloucestercitynews.net--MAPLE SHADE, NJ--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Clementon man has been indicted for having sex with a female student last school year while working at Maple Shade High School, where he also served as an assistant football coach. Mark Kinney (photo), 32, of Millbridge Road, was indicted on two counts of Sexual Assault (Second Degree), and one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Second Degree). The indictment was returned yesterday and signed by Prosecutor Coffina. An arraignment will be scheduled... Read more →


Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Sept. 2-8

Reminder for the week: Hunters should observe surroundings, know safety zone requirements DOVER (Sept. 13, 2019) – To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Sept. 2-8 made 2,322 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 31 citations. Officers responded to 70 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to... Read more →


Quick hits: Pennsylvania news in brief

The Center Square Sep 12, 2019 Harrisburg to become cattle country with return of Dairy Show This weekend marks the return to Harrisburg of one of the largest dairy cattle exhibitions in the country as the All-American Dairy Show comes to the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center. The event, which runs from Sept. 13 to 18, will feature more than 2,000 cattle competing in 22 different competitions. Taking place during the show is the On-Farm Dairy Innovation Forum on Sept. 17, which will... Read more →


Fairview Homicide: Police Seek Three Suspects

Gloucestercitynews.net--CAMDEN CITY, NJ--The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Camden County Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying three individuals who may have information on the kidnapping and homicide of a Camden man. public service announcement Curtis Jenkins III, 20, was kidnapped while he was delivering food near the 2800 block of North Congress Road in Camden on June 30, 2019 at approximately 11:30 p.m. The victim was later found deceased on July 2, 2019 on the 1100 block of Liberty Street in Camden.... Read more →


Battleship New Jersey’s Pier Named in Honor of Assemblywoman Egan Jones

Gloucestercitynews.net—(CAMDEN CITY, NJ) – The home of New Jersey’s historical Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will henceforth be named after Assemblywoman Patricia Egan Jones. The battleship’s Board of Trustees unanimously voted to have the Camden pier where the U.S.S. New Jersey has been moored for nearly two decades named the “Patricia Egan Jones Battleship Pier.” The decision to recognize the Assemblywoman by naming the pier in her honor was made as a result of her instrumental involvement in bringing the ship to South Jersey... Read more →


Conaway: Public Must Be Made Aware of the Dangers of Vaping

September 13, 2019, (TRENTON) – In response to a growing number of patients experiencing severe medical issues due to e-cigarette use, commonly referred to as vaping, Assemblyman and physician Herb Conaway, M.D. (D-Burlington) released the following statement regarding this serious public health issue: “As more information becomes available to the medical community regarding the effects of e-cigarettes, doctors such as myself are emphasizing the dangers these devices pose. They are not the safe alternative to traditional smoking that many people have been led to believe,... Read more →


Gloucester County Veterans Picnic takes place on Saturday

Gloucestercitynews.net--MULLICA HILL, NJ--Saturday, Sept. 14, the 35th annual Veterans Picnic will be held at the Gloucester County 4-H Fairgrounds in Mullica Hill, starting at noon. The event is free to all veterans, their families and the public. This year’s picnic will feature a USO-type show including local talents like Jay Gentile, Sushine Jones, Joannie Schneider, Bonnie Estlack, Sandra Caldwell Cooper and the husband and wife duet Andy and Cheryl Petruzelli. The Great Randini Entertainment will be providing music throughout the day and Randi Croce will... Read more →


HOW COLLEGE STUDENTS COMBINE EDUCATION AND SPORT

Gloucestercitynews.net (September 13, 2019)--Sports and academic learning are known to complement each other, and most people have forgotten the importance of a student undergoing both of them. Academic learning requires a list of academic skills, and the same applies to sports. However, not all students can effectively combine their academic skills with sports. They end up flopping on one end and succeed in the other. If the student is unlucky, he might flop on both sides. For instance, according to Pearson higher learning, a student... Read more →


First Amendment Coalition Receives $30,000 Grant

Gloucestercitynews.net--The Central Valley Foundation has awarded the First Amendment Coalition a $30,000 grant in support of its growing work — and has pledged an additional $10,000 in matching support. The grant, “in recognition of the First Amendment Coalition’s important work in safeguarding our First Amendment rights,” will support FAC’s efforts defending free speech, the free press, and public participation in civic affairs. The $10,000 challenge grant ensures that the Central Valley Foundation will match any gift dollar-for-dollar up to $10,000 through May 2020. Help FAC... Read more →


Face of Defense: From 'American Idol' to American Airman

Aug. 29, 2019 | BY Katie Lange Gloucestercitynews.net--Nalani Quintello quit ''American Idol'' to be in the U.S. Air Force – that's how excited she was to join up. Now, she's serving her country as the lead singer of Max Impact, the service's six-member rock band. Its mission? To travel the world honoring our vets, connecting with communities and inspiring patriotism through music. It's something she never saw coming as a kid, but now she can't imagine doing anything else. Air Force Tech Sgt. Nalani Quintello... Read more →


PA Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Attempted Travel to Philippines to Have Sex With Minors

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that defendant Jack Russell Bristol, 62, of Troy, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to thirty years’ incarceration and ten years’ supervised release by United States District Court Judge Gerald J. Pappert for child exploitation offenses. The defendant was arrested by the Department of Homeland Security Investigations as part of an online investigation involving the sexual exploitation and trafficking of children via live-streaming webcams. For more than a year, the defendant paid for live-streamed sex shows that featured children... Read more →


Atlantic City Police Play Pickup Soccer Game with Kids

Gloucestercitynews.net--ATLANTIC CITY- Officers from the Atlantic City Police Department showed some fancy footwork in a pickup soccer game with the kids at a Community Barbecue on Tuesday, August 27, at Sovereign Avenue & the Bay! ~The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office RANDOM ACTS OF COPNESS PROJECT spotlights law enforcement officers from around Atlantic County who are going above and beyond the call of duty to give back to the community. ACPO features the stories, photos and videos of these RANDOM ACTS OF COPNESS!~ Earlier this month,... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing: NJ Announces Fall 2019 Trout Stocking Schedule

2019 Updates Fall Trout Stocking Map (.jpg, 225kb) Fall Trout Stocking Map (pdf, 2.0mb) During the 2019 fall trout stocking season the Division of Fish and Wildlife will stocked more than 21,000 trout in the state's major trout waters. The fish are stocked from the Pequest Trout Hatchery from October 8-16. Two-year old trout measuring approximately 14" up to 18" in length and weighing approximately one-and-a-half pounds, along with some three-year old broodstock (averaging around four pounds) will be stocked in 16 streams and 20... Read more →


PET NEWS: Is treatment forever?

By Katherine Unger Baillie | Kbaillie@Upenn.edu Published: Sep 11, 2019 Gloucestercitynews.net--PHILADELPHIA PA--Nearly two decades ago, a gene therapy restored vision to Lancelot, a Briard dog who was born with a blinding disease. This ushered in a period of hope and progress for the field of gene therapy aimed at curing blindness, which culminated in the 2017 approval of a gene therapy that improved vision in people with Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA), a rare, inherited form of blindness closely related to the condition seen in Lancelot.... Read more →


Cooper Chairman George E. Norcross III Announces Establishment of Bahamian Relief Fund to Help Victims of Hurricane Dorian

Camden, NJ -- Camden, NJ -- Cooper University Health Care Chairman George E. Norcross III announced that the health system, through The Cooper Foundation, has established a Bahamian Relief Fund to provide support to those affected by Hurricane Dorian that devastated the island nation last week. In the past few years, Cooper employees have contributed over $45,000 for hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico and Houston following Hurricane Maria and Hurricane Harvey. Cooper Chairman George E. Norcross III has kicked-off the fundraising effort with a... Read more →


NJBIA Testifies on Need for Reliable Energy Sources

to Support Solar and Wind Power Gloucestercitynews.net--The state's goal to move to 100% clean energy by 2050 will be put at risk if the state's final Energy Master Plan (EMP) relies exclusively on intermittent power sources such as wind and solar energy, NJBIA testified Thursday. NJBIA Vice President Ray Cantor said solar and wind energy need to be supported by clean natural gas and nuclear power in order to ensure that New Jersey homes and businesses have energy that is affordable, abundant and reliable. In... Read more →


What To Do If You Have A Disagreement Over Inheritance

Gloucestercitynews.net--(Sept. 13, 2019)--Disagreements between friends and family over a loved one’s inheritance are more common than you would think – there are plenty of reasons, whether that’s a person disagreeing with how the money is split, someone being left out, or perhaps even financial mistreatment from the deceased one’s carer or someone else they trusted. But what do you need to do if something like this arises? Read on to find out. Try To Resolve It Peacefully Often, the reason people get upset is much... Read more →


Philadelphia City Controller’s Office Employee Indicted on Federal Public Corruption Charges

Gloucestercitynews.net--PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Jeffrey Blackwell, 46, of Philadelphia, PA was charged by Superseding Indictment with honest services wire fraud, federal program bribery, filing a false tax return, and failure to file a tax return. In a news conference today, U.S. Attorney McSwain discussed the charges against the defendant and the commitment of the U.S. Attorney’s Office to investigating and prosecuting all types of public corruption. The 13-count Superseding Indictment, unsealed this morning, alleges that the defendant – a... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric on Climate Change

Gloucestercitynews.net--MAYS LANDING, N.J. (September 12, 2019) – “Climate change is among the most significant challenges we face—for our communities, we must act now, and we must act together,” said Atlantic City Electric Region President Gary Stockbridge as he delivered the company’s comments on New Jersey’s 2019 Energy Master Plan before the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities in Camden, New Jersey today. In his comments, Stockbridge offered the company’s support for the state’s plan and stressed the urgency of addressing climate change and the importance... Read more →


Gov. Wolf Arrives in Poland after Visiting PA Troops

September 12, 2019 Press Release Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf crossed over from Lithuania to Poland this morning, beginning the second leg of his journey to visit with Pennsylvania National Guard (PNG) troops, and meet with business and government leaders. Next, in Poland, the governor will visit more than 500 PNG troops and the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial, where he will again honor the victims of the Tree of Life synagogue attack. Photos for media use from the governor’s trip are posted to his Flickr account.... Read more →