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September 16, 2019

Lindenwold Man Charged with Leaving 22-Month-Old Child in Vehicle

Gloucestercitynews.net--LINDENWOLD, NJ (September 16, 2019)--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo, Delaware River Port Authority Chief Jack Stief and Lindenwold Borough Police Chief Thomas Brennan reported that 60-year-old Shelton Shambry was charged today with fourth degree abuse and neglect for leaving a 22-month-old child, of whom he was the legal guardian, in a vehicle at the Lindenwold PATCO station on August 16, 2019. At approximately 3:38 p.m., Camden County Central Communications received a 9-1-1 call in reference to a child inside of a van at the... Read more →


NJ ALREADY USING NEW 'RED FLAG' GUN CONTROL LAW

Gov. Phil Murphy signed a so-called 'red flag' law into effect on September 1, and it's already having an impact. The measure enables law enforcement to confiscate an individual's guns if a judge determines that he is a threat to himself or others. The signal to the judge is waving that 'red flag.' Judges across the state have been approving these 'extreme risk protection order'requests fairly frequently — on average, more than once a day. (WHYY) GOVERNOR'S TRIP TO INDIA RAISES FUNDING QUESTIONS This week,... Read more →


Transit Boss Hides Behind Fake Farm to Avoid Taxes

Gloucestercitynews.net--Mendham Township --Kevin Corbett, a Murphy administration official who runs NJ Transit receives a huge break on his property taxes in Mendham Township because he raises sheep. Corbet ears $281,000 a year and pays $900 on his 5.5 acre property under New Jersey’s Farmland Assessment Act. “Corbett shows that it’s not how you farm land, it’s how you farm the government. He is one of many who have abused the Farmland Assessment Act. Wealthy people avoid paying their fair share of property taxes that fall... Read more →


Biden Talks Racism On Anniversary Of Klu Klux Klan Bombing: ‘Hate Is On The Rise Again’

MARY MARGARET OLOHAN 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden warned against racism and white supremacy Sunday, saying that “hate is on the rise again.” The former vice president spoke Sunday to a largely black congregation in memory of the 56th anniversary of the bombing at 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, according to CNN. Three Klu Klux Klan members bombed the church on September 15 1963, killing four young African-American women during a church service and injuring fourteen other persons, the publication reports. “Hate... Read more →


Who Served On Committee That Found Barclay “Fit” For An Appointment?

If Barclay were a Republican Democrats would demand his resignation Gloucestercitynews.net--HADDON HEIGHTS – Camden County Republican Chairman Rich Ambrosino congratulated Camden’s City Council for pulling a resolution appointing former Assemblyman Arthur Barclay as a commissioner on the city’s parking authority prior to last week’s council meeting. CCGOP Chairman Rich Ambrosino said, “While I congratulate Camden City Council for doing the right thing, there is no doubt Mr. Barclay’s name should have never been submitted for consideration for an appointment to the parking authority. The fact... Read more →


Delaware Basin Summer Photo Contest Winners

Gloucestercitynews.net--WEST TRENTON, N.J. (September 16) – At the DRBC’s third-quarter Business Meeting last week, Assemblywoman Carol Murphy (NJ-7) presented Joint Legislative Resolutions from the State of New Jersey for the winners of the commission’s 2019 Summer Delaware River Basin Photo Contest. Assemblywoman Murphy, a hobbyist photographer, was the guest judge for this season, which included a public contest and one run concurrently for DRBC staff. The photo contest judging team, in addition to the Assemblywoman, included DRBC staff. They chose Carl LaVO’s photograph, titled Easy... Read more →


Pennsylvania Conference for Women Announces Keynote Speaker Ava DuVernay 

Academy Award nominee and Emmy winner Ava DuVernay is set to speak at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women on October 2 Gloucestercitynews.net--Philadelphia, PA (September 2019) - The Pennsylvania Conference for Women announced that Academy Award nominee and Emmy winner Ava DuVernay will join the keynote speaker lineup for the sold out event on Tuesday, October 2, 2019 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Academy Award nominee and Emmy award winner, Ava DuVernay, is a writer, producer, director, and film distributor. Her work includes the Oscar-winning historical... Read more →


Obituary: Theresa Gallucci of Haddon Hts.

Gloucestercitynews.net--Haddon Heights and Formerly of South Camden –Suddenly, On September 13, 2019, Age 89. Loving wife of 41 years to the late Armand Gallucci. Beloved sister of Roxy Amato (late Estelle), Anthony (Cheryl) Amato and Marie Amato. Predeceased by her brother John (surviving Ann), predeceased by her brother Joe and sister-in-law Jackie. Predeceased by her brother Frank (surviving Rita). Dear Sister-In-Law of Mary Marini. Survived by many cherished nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Theresa was born in the family home in South Camden. She married... Read more →


OBITUARY: Thelma P. White of Runnemede

July 31, 1924 - September 13, 2019 Gloucestercitynews.net--Runnemede, NJ--Thelma P. White (nee Bowers) on September 13, 2019, of Runnemede. Age 95. Beloved wife of the late George. Devoted loving mother of Cheryl White. Dear sister of Blanche Wentzell (Elwood), Christiana Mitchell (Paul), Florence Briggs (Stanley), and Alexander Leighton “Late” (Barbara). Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Thelma was a talented seamstress. She altered or created everything from Halloween costumes to prom gowns for friends and family. There will be a visitation on Thursday,... Read more →


How long is a Police Check Result Valid for?  

Intro Matthew: G’day mate! How you going? How was your weekend? Michael: G’day. Yeah, the weekend was heaps good. Heard about your new job. Congratulations! Matthew: Thanks mate! It's going great. How about you? Michael: I am thinking about switching to a different company now. Just wondering if my existing police check is still valid, or I need to get a new one… Does Michael’s situation sound familiar to you? Wondering what’s the validity of your previous police check results? "How long is a Police... Read more →


One New Jersey Lottery Ticket Wins $50,00

Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $70,000,000 Gloucestercitynews.net--TRENTON (Sept. 16, 2019) – One New Jersey Lottery ticket matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Saturday, Sept. 14 drawing winning the $50,000 third-tier prize. The winning ticket from Saturday night’s drawing was sold at Welsh Farms, 130 Route 33 W. Andee Plaza Store #10, Manalapan in Monmouth County. The winning numbers for the Saturday, Sept. 14 drawing were: 11, 27, 31, 36 and 67. The Red Power Ball number was 11. The... Read more →


Andrzejczak, Sweeney, Land & Milam to Tour Wildwoods Boardwalk

Gloucestercitynews.net (TRENTON)(Sept.16, 2019)-- Senator Bob Andrzejczak, Senate President Steve Sweeney, Assemblyman Bruce Land and Assemblyman Matt Milam will take an open tour of the Wildwoods Boardwalk followed by a press conference addressing the state of the boardwalk and the urgent need for funding to restore and rebuild the iconic, but crumbling, beachside structure. The tour will begin at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 17, 2019. The press conference will follow immediately after at 4:00 p.m. Location: 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ 08260 Wildwoods’ award-winning Boardwalk features... Read more →


Air and Marine Operations Rescues Agent Attacked by Bees in the Rio Grande Valley

Swarm of bees, courtesy of unsplash.com Gloucestercitynews.net--MCALLEN, Texas (September 16, 2019)– On Tuesday, September 10, 2019 a UH-60 Blackhawk from the McAllen Air Branch of Air and Marine Operations rescued a Border Patrol agent after he was attacked by bees and stung hundreds of times. The Blackhawk was conducting patrol operations when the crew heard radio traffic about the injured agent and a request for EMT services. The aircrew flew to the location due to ground distance for the EMT and the agent having issues... Read more →


GRAPHIC VIDEO: Gang of Cellphone Thieves Beat Man in Minneapolis

Gloucestercitynews.net--MINNEAPOLIS (September 16, 2019)--A dozen or more gang members stealing cellphones in Minneapolis viciously attacked two innocent men at the Target Field Plaza last month according to the September 12 issue of the Daily Mail. Footage shows a dozen or more teenagers and young men preying on a man near Target Field. The thugs viciously beat and stomp the victim. Knocked to the ground, the unconscious male, is struck repeatedly in the head and body by the thugs. At one point one of the goons... Read more →


Obituary: John P. Lyons, Bellmawr, age 53

Gloucestercitynews.net--BELLMAWR--John P. Lyons, on September 12, 2019, of Bellmawr. Age 53. Devoted father of Alicia Lyons (Mike Hoffner). Dear grandfather of Michael, Layla, and Mariah. Loving son of the late Lloyd and Katherine Lyons. Loving brother of James Lyons (Patricia), Ralph Lyons (Betsy), Kay Weatherford (Glen), William Lyons, and late Robert Lyons, David Lyons, and Lloyd Lyons. Brother-in-law of Judith Lyons. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. There will be a visitation on Thursday September 19, 2019 from 6pm to 7pm at Gardner Funeral... Read more →


Join Gloucester Township PD for Coffee

Gloucestercitynews.net--GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP--Join the Gloucester Township Police Department for Coffee With A Cop on Tuesday, Sept. 24th from 9-11am at the Shoprite at 1200 Chews Landing Rd. The officers will be located in the cafe area of the store. Did you have a question you would like to ask? Would you like your child to meet an officer? Do you have a concern that you would like to bring to our attention? Come out and have a cup of coffee while you chat! Address/Location Gloucester Township... Read more →


Obituary: Florence I. Clay of Williamstown formerly of Runnemede

Gloucestercitynews.net--WILLIAMSTOWN--Florence I. Clay (nee Carpenter), on September 14, 2019, of Williamstown; formerly of Runnemede. Age 88. Beloved wife of the late William A. Clay for 68 years. Devoted mother of Sandra M. Clay, William A. Clay, Jr. (Sharon), and Charles C. Clay, Sr. Loving grandmother of Charles C. Clay, Jr. and great grandmother of Harper R. Clay. Dear sister of Jane Gouger, Thomas Carpenter, and the late Gloria Urbanski. Sister-in-law of John Clay. Also survived by 5 nieces and nephews. Florence was a proud alumna... Read more →


Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital’s Christina Romano Receives Partnership in Philanthropy Award from OIA

Congratulations to Christina Romano, Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital’s Director of Service Excellence and Guest Relations, who recently received the Partnership in Philanthropy Award from Jefferson’s enterprise-wide Office of Institutional Advancement (OIA). The Jefferson Health Foundation – New Jersey, which is part of the OIA, nominated Christina for the award, which recognizes colleagues across the enterprise who have a deep understanding of philanthropy’s power to shape Jefferson’s future, and a determination to see that future realized. “Regardless of what’s needed - a tour for a potential... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': The Back-Handed Compliment

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor If you’re like me, you’ve been the recipient of many compliments that took a while to understand. Often, you’re half-way home before you realize you’ve been insulted. For example, when someone tells me I’m ‘filling out’, you can bet he means I’m getting fat. And when a person says, “I’ve always liked that blouse,” I know she’s saying, “That blouse sure is old!” But my least favorite and most-often given “compliment” is this: “You look good—FOR YOUR AGE”! I’m confused. What exactly... Read more →


Great Schools.org: Red flags of a learning issue

How do you know if your child is struggling with a learning issue? Learn to read the clues. by: Carol Lloyd | September 15, 2019 Gloucestercitynews.net--GREATSCHOOLS.org--What do tears, rhyming, storytelling, and gripping a pencil all have in common? Don’t answer. Just imagine this scene: an 18-month-old falling on the ground and bawling over a lost balloon. Normal, right? Maybe not a lot of fun for the person trying to explain that the balloon man closed his stand for the day. But it might elicit a... Read more →


Deputy Chief of the Atlantic County Superintendent of Elections Indicted

Gloucestercitynews.net--MAYS LANDING- The Atlantic County Grand Jury, handed up an indictment against a 33 year-old Stratford man for Theft by Deception and Official Misconduct offenses, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Michael Gibbons On or about March 14, 2017, Michael Gibbons who served as Deputy Chief of the Atlantic County Superintendent of Elections committed the offense of Theft by Deception and Official Misconduct by purposely obtaining property belonging to Atlantic County and specifically by adding non-worked overtime hours to an employees’ time card reports... Read more →


KIMMEL CENTER CULTURAL CAMPUS ANNOUNCES 2019/20 SEASON LINEUP

PACKAGES AND SELECT SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE NOW Lineup includes Eric Andre, The Office! A Musical Parody, Marc Maron, Mandy Patinkin, Samin Nosrat, Adam Ant, Gregory Porter, Black Violin, Nick Jr. Live, Baby Shark Live!, and the return of National Geographic Live! Explorer Series Gloucestercitynews.net-- (Philadelphia, PA, September 15, 2019) – The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus is thrilled to announce its 2019/20 season, including the imaginative Family Discovery Series, storied Broadway season, star-studded Jazz selection, captivating & educational National Geographic Live Explorer nights, and inviting... Read more →


CERT Training at Mt. Ephraim Fire Dept.

Gloucestercitynews.net--MOUNT EPHRAIM, N.J. — As the hurricane and winter storm season approaches, the need for emergency preparedness becomes more and more critical. To that end, the Camden County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is once again making training more available to individuals of all ages. CERT training will take place on Friday, September 20 from 7:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M., Saturday, September 21 from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., and Sunday, September 22 from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. at the Mount Ephraim Fire Department,... Read more →