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September 22, 2019

Camden County Presents Aqua Aerobics

CAMDEN CITY,NJ--The Camden County Board of Freeholders presents Aqua Aerobics, free classes for Camden County seniors ages 55 and older. The water fitness/aerobics program was developed with exercises performed primarily in a vertical position in shallow water. Water resistance creates an environment that improves cardiovascular conditioning, strength, endurance, flexibility, and balance. Classes begin with a warm-up then proceed into a series of alternating cardio and strength exercises. A cool down and stretching complete the class. This format brings freshness and fun to participants’ aqua training.... Read more →


Battle on the Battleship Sept. 27.

(Camden City, NJ) – The Freeholder Board is inviting the public to join officials, sports icons, and community leaders for a fundraiser aboard the Battleship New Jersey to support the recently commissioned statue of Camden City boxing legend “Jersey Joe” Walcott. Boxing superstars including Light Heavyweight and Heavyweight Champion Michael Spinks, Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes, and Two-time World Heavyweight Champion Timmy Witherspoon, among others, will join guests to celebrate Jersey Joe and cheer on amateur boxers. The “Battle on the Battleship” will be centered around... Read more →


GREATSCHOOLS.ORG--Parent cliques

Sure, they make other parents feel left out. But the biggest surprise is the damage an exclusive group has on parents, kids, and an entire school community. by: Leslie Crawford | September 22, 2019 GreatSchools.org--Almost 20 years later, it’s still a painful memory for Sandi Pilon. To hear her describe it, her daughter’s school sounds more like an exclusive club than a popular public elementary school – one known for its energetic parent body that raised tens of thousands of dollars every year and had... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Captain Vincent Liberto, Jr. Shot and Killed

Captain Vincent Liberto, Jr. Mandeville Police Department, Louisiana End of Watch Friday, September 20, 2019 MANDEVILLE, Louisiana--Captain Vinny Liberto was shot and killed at the intersection of Causeway Boulevard and La. 22/U.S. 190 following a vehicle pursuit. He was 58. He and another officer had pursued the vehicle until it crashed with other cars at the intersection. One of the men in the vehicle exited the car and opened fire, killing Captain Liberto and wounding the other officer. Both men in the vehicle were taken... Read more →


Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Sept. 9-15

Reminder for the week: Importing harvested deer carcasses or parts from other states into Delaware DOVER (Sept. 20, 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. 9-15 made 2,076 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 63 citations. Officers responded to 67 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations... Read more →


Pa State Sen. Folmer Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

By Dave Lemery | The Center Square HARRISBURG, PA--Pennsylvania state Sen. Mike Folmer was arrested last week on charges of possession of child pornography. Within hours of the arrest, Senate Republican leaders announced that Folmer had been removed as chairman of the influential State Government Committee. In a statement Wednesday morning, Gov. Tom Wolf called for Folmer to step down from the state Legislature. “We elect leaders to serve as a voice for those who do not have the ability to advocate for their own... Read more →


Catholic Priest Who Allegedly Sexually Assaulted Underage Girl Decades Ago Arrested

TRENTON, N.J. (Sept. 20, 2019)– Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni today announced that a retired Roman Catholic priest has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting an underage girl in the late 1990s. This is the second priest to be charged in criminal cases filed by the New Jersey Clergy Abuse Task Force, which was formed by Attorney General Grewal in September 2018 to investigate allegations of clergy abuse. The arrest was made by members of the Monmouth... Read more →


Letter To The American Public

From: Field Office Directors, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Across the country, a national debate about current and future U.S. immigration policy is growing louder by the day. As field office directors for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), we oversee the offices that enforce immigration laws within the interior of the United States, and we want to set the record straight. ICE officers are sworn federal law enforcement officers who enforce U.S. immigration... Read more →


Secretary DeVos Visits Pennsylvania, Encourages School Choice as Pathway to Better Education

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square Sep 19, 2019 Pennsylvania would receive $156 million each year if Congress passes a measure to create scholarships for families who wish to send their children to private schools – if all 50 states participate in the program, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Thursday during a visit to Harrisburg. “It would establish a federal tax credit, an annual fund of $5 billion, and it would be voluntarily contributed to by individuals and corporations as a little portion of... Read more →


*Delaware Seashore State Park to host “Big Truck Day” October 6

Indian River Inlet, DE –Delaware Seashore State Park will be hosting its first-ever “Big Truck Day” on Saturday, October 6. This family-friendly event will take place at the Indian River Marina from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children of all ages will have the opportunity to get up close to some of the park’s heavy equipment and special use vehicles. Maintenance, enforcement, education, and marina staff will all be present to greet visitors and answer questions. Children will even be able to climb in the... Read more →


Enhanced Patrol/Automated License Plate Reader Leads to Arrest of Shooting Suspect

Gloucestercitynews.net--SICKLERVILLE, NJ--September 16, at approximately 7:51 PM, the Gloucester Township Police 24 Hour Community Policing Dispatch Center received a 9-1-1 call for the report of gun shots in the area of the park on Yorkshire Court in the Sicklerville area of Gloucester Township. Officers arrived on location and located several spent casings in the area. A crime scene was established and enhanced patrol efforts were conducted in the area to locate the perpetrators or injured persons, which they were not. During the investigation, video surveillance... Read more →


ROAD TO ATLANTA

CNBNewsnet (September 22, 2019)--The first game of the season is officially set to tip off on Tuesday November 5th, but the unofficial opening to the 2019-20 NCAA basketball season comes when teams hit their home court for Midnight Madness. A tradition started in 1971 by the Maryland Terrapins, the first official practice of the season brings a celebration of players, fans and players together in preparation for the road to Atlanta and the 2020 Final Four. Although many brackets will be busted come March Madness... Read more →


Community/Glassboro ShopRite Participate in Help Bag HungerDay

Gloucestercitynews.net--(Glassboro, NJ) - GloucesterCounty Freeholder Heather Simmons participated in ShopRite's "Help Bag HungerDay" on Tuesday, Sept. 17 as part of their Partners in Caring initiative. The ShopRite Partners inCaring initiative promotes ending hunger by supporting more than 2,000 charities ranging from soup kitchens, food pantries, homeless shelters, senior citizen centers, and a variety of other organizations helping to fight hunger. Freeholder Heather Simmons said, “Hunger has a serious impact on many in our communities. I am proud to help promote awareness to end hunger and... Read more →


Free Flu Shots for Gloucester County Residents

Gloucestercitynews.net--(Woodbury, NJ) – The Gloucester County Department of Health is preparing to provide county residents with no cost flu shots beginning Wednesday, Oct. 2. Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger and Freeholder Jim Jefferson, Liaison to the Department of Health, advise residents to make sure to check their mailboxes for the full schedule of flu shots and their locations in the county's newsletter. Director Damminger said, "The best way to keep yourself and those around you flu-free this year is to get the flu shot as... Read more →


Camden City Resident Derek Gilmore Charged with Burglary

Gloucestercitynews.net--HADDON TOWNSHIP, NJ--(9-21-19)-Derek Gilmore, 56, of Camden City, was identified as the actor of a daytime residential burglary that occurred during the afternoon hours of September 9. According to the Haddon Township Police the suspect entered the residence and began searching for valuables. He was confronted by an occupant of the residence while on the second floor and he immediately exited the home and fled the area on a bicycle. With the aid of video surveillance, Haddon Township detectives were able to develop images of... Read more →


JEROME BY DAVE WOLFE

Related: ARTIST Dave Wolfe Vol. 6 No. 14(September 22, 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 →