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September 19, 2019

Two Additional Human Cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Confirmed

Gloucestercitynews.net--TRENTON, NJ--The New Jersey Department of Health is encouraging residents to take steps to protect themselves from all mosquito-borne diseases including Eastern Equine Encephalitis, a rare virus transmitted to people and horses by the bite of an infected mosquito. Two new human cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis were confirmed today in Union and Atlantic counties. The Department confirmed the first human case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in August. To date, Eastern Equine Encephalitis has been detected in 65 mosquito samples in 13 counties the state.... Read more →


NJ Politics: FAKE NEWS New York Times

Gloucestercitynews.net--Last weekend, the FAKE NEWS New York Times ran a false article accusing Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of allegations from the 1980s. Never mind that there is no proof and that the so-called victim has no recollection of the event. The New York Times even had to put out a correction about lying in the story. But that didn’t stop the 2020 democrat presidential candidates from calling for the impeachment of Kavanaugh. Among them: Cory Booker, who actually did sexually assault a woman and... Read more →


Legionnaire/World War II Veteran Clarence Smoyer, of PA, Awarded Bronze Star

Legionnaire and World War II veteran Clarence Smoyer received the Bronze Star Award for his actions in the Battle of Cologne during a ceremony in Washington, D.C., Sept. 18, 2019. Photo by Eric Kruszewski for The American Legion By Mackenzie Wolf Gloucestercitynews.net--WASHINGTON, DC (9-19-19)--Nearly 75 years after his heroic actions destroyed a German Panther tank, World War II U.S. Army gunner Cpl. Clarence Smoyer was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with “V” device in a Sept. 18 ceremony commemorating his bravery during the Battle of... Read more →


NJ WIND FARM MAY CONNECT TO EX-NUKE PLANT EQUIPMENT

On Tuesday, Danish energy giant Ørsted announced it might connect its 1,100-megawatt offshore wind farm by cable to the former site of Oyster Creek, a nuclear power plant. It's a 15-mile span — and the plant's infrastructure will help link the wind farm to the grid. While New Jersey Sierra Club director Jeff Tittel is giving the idea a thumbs up, local residents in Lacey Township say the nuclear plant's decommissioning process still poses a risk to their safety. Ørsted claims the project has the... Read more →


In the Murphy Era, Some Progress with Women's Representation on NJ Boards and Commissions;

Substantial Opportunities to Improve Since Phil Murphy assumed the governorship in 2018 there has been a modest improvement in women's representation on select New Jersey boards and commissions, according to an analysis from the Center for American Women and Politics, a unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University. Prior to Governor Murphy's inauguration in January 2018, women held 18% of positions on select state boards and commissions; as of July 2019, that figure has increased to 27%. While a welcome change, much... Read more →


2,246 Fetal Remains Found in Abortion Doctor's Home

Gloucestercitynews.net--JOLIET, IL (September 19, 2019)--On September 12, 2019 at approximately 3:30pm, the Will County Coroner’s Office received a telephone call from an attorney representing the family of Dr. Ulrich Klopfer who passed away on September 3, 2019. The attorney informed the Coroner’s Office that while going through the doctor’s personal property they discovered what appeared to be fetal remains and requested that the Will County Coroner’s Office provide proper removal. The Coroner’s Office contacted the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office and the Will County Sheriff’s... Read more →


Jefferson Health’s Wound Care Center in Washington Township Recognized with National Award for Excellence in Wound Healing

Physicians, leaders and clinicians gathered on September 19th to celebrate the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award, which was given to our Center for Advanced Wound Care & Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Washington Township. The Center was awarded this prestigious honor by Healogics, the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services. The award recognizes the Center having achieved patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent, and a healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 30 median days to... Read more →


Maryland Sept. 18 Fishing Report: Best Crabbing Happening Now

By Keith Lockwood Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources Photo by Jim Livingston The change of seasons is always a push-and-pull affair – recently it seemed that summer was just not ready to let go. This is a wonderful time of the year to still enjoy the outdoor activities Maryland’s warm weather affords, and is perhaps the best time of the year to enjoy large and heavy crabs as they fatten up for a winter’s rest — don’t miss it. Forecast Summary: Sept. 18 – Sept.... Read more →


Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $80,000,000 For Saturday’s Drawing

Gloucestercitynews.net--TRENTON (Sept.19, 2019) – The Powerball jackpot has rolled to $80 million! Although no one won the jackpot in the Sept. 18 drawing, 17,335 New Jersey players took home an estimated $99,187 in prizes ranging from $4 to $300, according to Lottery Acting Executive Director James Carey. The winning numbers for the Wednesday, Sept. 18, drawing were: 14, 19, 39, 47 and 51. The Red Power Ball number was 15. The Multiplier number was 03. The Powerball jackpot rolls to $80,000,000 for the next drawing... Read more →


FBI NEWS: The Killing Fields

September 18, 2019 Decades Later, Investigators Still Searching for Answers in Murders of Four Women The women seemingly had little in common. One was just a teenager. Another was a local bartender. One was a 30-year-old mechanic. The fourth was a young mother But their lives appear to have ended in the same place—a rural field off a dirt road in League City, Texas, between Houston and Galveston. It was a desolate space, dotted by little more than oil rigs and dirt roads. If they... Read more →


Masterpieces West Mural Tour – September 21

More about this Route Gloucestercitynews.net--PHILADELPHIA, PA--Experience firsthand how art ignites change: explore the world’s largest outdoor art gallery and get to know Philadelphia’s stunning mural collection on an exciting guided tour! Weave through diverse neighborhoods by vehicle, and get inspired by the incredible public art that makes Philadelphia the mural capital of the world. Explore colorful and thought-provoking murals west of Broad Street with our Masterpieces West tour . Travel through the historic neighborhoods of Strawberry Mansion and West Philadelphia, and learn the stories behind... Read more →


NJ Residents Employed at Military Base Plead Guilty to Accepting Bribes/Kickbacks

NEWARK, N.J. – A civilian employee of Picatinny Arsenal (PICA) and an employee of a defense contractor today admitted their roles in Gloucester City News blog files conspiring with others to receive bribes and other gratuities in return for assistance with the awarding of government contracts, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Robert Dombroski, 64, of Branchville, New Jersey, a high ranking civilian employee at PICA, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge John Vazquez in Newark federal court to an information charging him with conspiring to... Read more →


Delaware Hunting Seasons Opening in October

Hunting opportunities offered at many state wildlife areas Gloucestercitynews.net--DOVER (Sept. 18, 2019) – Numerous Delaware hunting seasons open in October, including Sunday firearm deer hunting opportunities, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today. Deer hunting is allowed on all Sundays through the end of the deer season on Feb. 2, 2020, using only those hunting methods legal for the respective, established deer hunting seasons. Please refer to Sunday Hunting webpage for Sunday deer hunting information, including hunting opportunities on state wildlife areas. Hunting seasons... Read more →


Yankees force Red Sox out of AL East

Photo by: Keith Allison / CC BY-SA 2.0 Gloucestercitynews.net (9-19-2019)--It’s all over for the Boston Red Sox as long-term rivals, the New York Yankees, have officially knocked them out of contention for the 2019 American League East division. Winning hopes are crushed Earlier in September, the Yankees swooped into town and beat the Red Sox 5-0. Not only did they send them into third place, but they also ended the Sox’ three-year reign at the top. With the Boston team now sitting eighteen and a... Read more →


How Can Low-Income Families in New Jersey Find Help? 

Gloucestercitynews.net (9-19-2019)--In New Jersey, the average family of 4 has to earn less than $71,000 to be considered low income and get the benefits and help that they need to support their family and finance their lifestyles. This figure is the highest in the United States, with these limits changed each year to accommodate inflation. If you are a low-income family living in New Jersey, read on to find out the help and support that is available to you. Help to Buy a House The... Read more →


NJ Residents Named to Colgate's Spring 2019 Dean's Award with Distinction

Gloucestercitynews.net--HAMILTON, NY (09/17/2019)-- Students who receive a term grade point average of 3.6 or higher while completing at least three courses for a conventional letter grade during the spring 2019 semester earn the Dean's Award with Distinction. Skylar Bradley, of Wall Township, NJ (07719), is a graduate of The Lawrenceville School and a member of the Colgate Class of 2020. Enrique Arvelo, of Moorestown, NJ (08057), is a graduate of Moorestown High School and a member of the Colgate Class of 2019. Noah Nardone, of... Read more →


Chronic Wasting Disease in Deer Increases: PA Game Commission has New Response Plan

By Dave Lemery | The Center Square Gloucestercitynews.net--HARRISBURG, PA--Some of the data points about chronic wasting disease almost sound like science fiction. It moves through a deer population via an infectious particle known as a prion, which unlike viruses and bacteria can survive in soil for years. Once it gets established in a given area, it’s basically impossible to eradicate, and without intervention it can infect as much as half of a given deer herd within a few years. It’s fatal to deer in all... Read more →


NJ Residents Named to Colgate Spring 2019 Dean's Award for Academic Excellence

HAMILTON, NY (09/17/2019)-- Students who receive a term grade point average of 3.3 or higher while completing at least three courses for a conventional letter grade earn the spring 2019 Dean's Award for Academic Excellence. Adam Zaharoni of Cinnaminson, NJ (08077), is a graduate of Pennsbury High School and a member of the Colgate Class of 2021. Matthew Oakley of Egg Harbor Township, NJ (08234), is a graduate of Saint Augustine Preparatory and a member of the Colgate Class of 2019. Minjun Kim of Seoul,... Read more →


Four Ways to Implement Self-Care into Your Lifestyle

Gloucestercitynews.net (9-19-2019)--Self-care is a buzz word within today's culture because so many people are dealing with anxiety, high-stress levels and more. If you want to experience a different type of lifestyle that's happy, healthy and peaceful, you'll need to develop a regimen of self-care. This might involve breaking bad habits and forming good habits. Will it be an easy transition? Not necessarily. However, it is worth the effort. Consider four distinct ways you can implement self-care rituals into your lifestyle. 1. Physical Never underestimate the... Read more →


NRA-ILA: I'm Not A Terrorist

NRA Files Suit Against San Francisco for Violating First Amendment NRA-ILA Opinion Gloucestercitynews.net (September 19, 2019)--On September 3, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors smeared millions of law-abiding Americans by unanimously adopting a resolution that designated NRA a “domestic terrorist organization.” Less than one week later, on September 9, NRA filed a federal lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California against the City and County of San Francisco and the Board of Supervisors to vindicate the political and First... Read more →


Face of Defense: Deployed Soldier Produces Beats in Off-Duty Time

| BY ARMY SPC. JOVI PREVOT Even with increased workloads and long hours, deployments are a great way to work on one’s self. One soldier viewed his time on deployment as a chance to hone his craft. Army Spc. Marqueze McGee, a motor transport operator assigned to the Mississippi Army National Guard’s Alpha Company, 106th Brigade Support Battalion, finds time to work on his music while deployed to Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Aug. 4, 2018. Mississippi Army National Guard photo by Spc. Jovi Prevot Army Spc.... Read more →


UPS To Hire About 100,000 For Holiday Season

Package driver jobs reportedly start at $20.50 an hour, while package handler and driver helpers are being offered $14 an hour. Flexible shifts, full- and part-time positions available at thousands of locations Over a third of seasonal hires land permanent jobs at UPS after the holidays Tuition reimbursement now available for seasonal positions at many locations UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today that it expects to hire about 100,000 seasonal employees to support the anticipated annual increase in package volume that will begin in November and... Read more →