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November 19, 2019

Harry G. "Lil Har" Wilson, Longtime Gloucester City Resident; Avid Car & Train Enthusiast; GHS Alumnus

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Nov. 19, 2019)--Harry G. “Lil Har” Wilson, age 81 of of Gloucester City passed away peacefully at home on Friday November 15, 2019. Harry was born in and had been a lifelong Gloucester City resident. “Lil Har” graduated from Gloucester City High School, class of 1956. He worked as a machinist for many years and had been an avid car and train show enthusiast. He was an accomplished antiques collector and had enjoyed his tropical fish tanks. Mr. Wilson is survived by... Read more →


70 Plus Attend "Ray Ford Old Timers" Event in October

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 18, 2019)--The 70-some former athletes from Gloucester City High School and Gloucester Catholic High School had a great time October 18 at the newly reorganized second annual Ray Ford-Leon Harris, Sr. Sports Night, which was also the 47th anniversary of the original “Ray Ford Oldtimers.” Ray Ford (above) formed the group in 1972. When it first started the turnout would number close to 200 people. But, today, many of those individuals have passed on including Ford. With a number of first-time... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Supports Boys & Girls Club with $39,000 Donation

Funding to help Gloucester County Boys & Girls Club expand STEM programs for local students MAYS LANDING, N.J. (November 19, 2019) –Atlantic City Electric has provided two grants totaling $39,000 to support the Gloucester County Boys and Girls Club in Paulsboro, New Jersey. “The students at the Gloucester County Boys and Girls Clubs are the future of our community,” said Gary Stockbridge, Atlantic City Electric region president. “We want to empower them, provide them every opportunity to succeed and show them the doors that can... Read more →


Murphy Raises Offshore Wind Goal to 7500MW by 2035- Win for Wind

Today, Vice President Al Gore, the Governor, and First Lady held a press conference at the Liberty Science Center. Governor Murphy Signed Executive Order to Increase Offshore Wind Goal to 7,500MW Megawatts by 2035. “It is really important that Governor Murphy has raised our target for offshore wind to 7500MW by 2035. That amount of wind generation will help power close to 3.2 million home. More Gloucester City News blog files importantly offshore wind will help reduce GHG’s and stop fossil fuel power plants and... Read more →


IN 2020, VOTERS WILL DECIDE: SHOULD CANNABIS BE LEGAL?

The future of recreational weed will be up to voters in November, lawmakers announced yesterday. State Senate Pres. Steve Sweeney said the measure just couldn't garner enough support in the statehouse, so he will introduce a constitutional amendment for the 2020 ballot. Gov. Phil Murphy said he expects it to pass. If it does, New Jersey will be the 12th state in the nation to legalize cannabis, and it would take effect on Jan. 1. (Asbury Park Press / NJ.com) PROTESTOR DRAGGED OUT AS NORCROSS... Read more →


Lebanon Valley College Recognizes Fall Student-Athletes

ANNVILLE, PA (11/19/2019)-- Lebanon Valley College recognized 180 student-athletes who competed for the Flying Dutchmen fall athletic teams. Nathan Lado of Cherry Hill (08034), a graduate of Cherry Hill High School West, is pursuing a bachelor of science in biology and is a member of the football team. Lebanon Valley posted a 3-7 overall record in 2019, earning wins against Alvernia (31-12), FDU-Florham (31-30), and at Widener (41-35). Nadia Deetz of Gloucester City (08030), a graduate of Gloucester City Jr-Sr High School, is pursuing a... Read more →


RPI Men's Cross Country Headed to NCAA Championships

TROY, NY (11/19/2019)-- The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men's cross country team has qualified for the NCAA Championship Meet to be held on Saturday at 10:45am in Louisville, Ky., at the "Tom" Sawyer State Park. The women's race goes off at 11:45am. Jacob Davis of Woodbine (08270) and Ocean City High School Joseph Domanico of Haddon Township (08108) and Haddon Township High School Brandon Marks of Marlton (08053) and Cherokee High School Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is America's oldest technological research university. For... Read more →


NJTV News Nov. 18 Topics: Political Boss Questioned; Legalizing Pot Dies for now; Flavored Vaping Products

TRENTON, NJ (Nov. 19, 2019)--New Jersey Political Boss George Norcross appears at Senate hearing to testify on tax incentives. Plus action on legalizing marijuana dies. The proposal will be decided by the voters in November 2020. Discussion on flavored vaping products was held. SOURCE NEW JERSEY TV NEWS RELATED: Videos: Camden City Not Rising says Film Producer Guest Opinion: Camden's Renaissance Impacts the Entire State Jul 26, 2019 - By James J. Florio Camden is rising, and I'm proud to say those words with the... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Murphy's Lake Hopatcong Plan – Too Little, Too Late

NJ Sierra Club Opinion Gov. Murphy and the DEP announced on Monday, Nov. 18 more than $13 million in funding to local communities and a new initiative to reduce and prevent future harmful algae blooms in New Jersey. The initiative will leverage both state and federal funds, including those available through the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to offer principal forgiveness to offset infrastructure upgrades necessary to reduce the discharge of nutrient-laden runoff into waterbodies, one of the primary causes of harmful algal blooms. In... Read more →


Obituary | Patricia E. Rodi of Runnemede

March 08, 1943 - November 17, 2019 On November 17, 2019, Patricia Rodi (nee Clark) was reunited for eternity with her beloved husband Jim and family pet Daisy. At long last Pat and Jim will be able to enjoy teasing each other, taking in their favorite television programs and enjoying lazy days at Heaven’s shore while watching over Lynn, Mark, and Millie as well as Parker, Barbara and Steve. In her 76 years Pat accomplished many things as a wife and mother. From growing up... Read more →


4 Easy DIY Projects You Can Do At Home HOLD FOR PAYMENT 12-2-19

Gloucestercitynews.net (Nov. 19, 2019)--The idea of flat pack furniture or ‘do it yourself’ home improvements can fill many people with dread, but DIY projects can be a huge money saver and there are so many ways to make the experience painless. Why pay for your gutters to be cleaned? Dig out a pair of marry-golds and old jumper and do it yourself. There are so many videos to take you through, step-by-step, on how to easily clean your gutters. Grab a ladder and install a... Read more →


NYPD Cover-Up: Judicial Watch Fights for Slain Cop Murdered in Farrakhan's Mosque

NYPD Cover-Up: Judicial Watch Fights for Justice for Slain Cop November 15, 2019 | Judicial Watch One of the most outrageous cover-ups in New York City history is heading back to court on November 19. For the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court, it’s an opportunity not just to right a wrong in a decades-old murder case, but to send a message that the New York City Police Department’s routine assaults on freedom of information will no longer be tolerated. Forty-seven years... Read more →


Joe Biden and His Gift for Gaffes

SUPPORT NRA-ILA When the Democrats who are seeking their party’s nomination to run against Donald Trump in 2020 start talking about guns, anyone who supports our right to keep and bear arms knows to be concerned. Of course, the details regarding how law-abiding gun owners will be targeted by whomever prevails to face Trump vary, depending on who is speaking. But every single one of them can clearly state how much he or she dislikes firearms in the hands of law-abiding citizens, and what they... Read more →


PA SPORTS BETTING HANDLE SUPRASSES $240 MILLION IN OCTOBER

(LAS VEGAS) — Pennsylvania’s online and retail sportsbooks generated more than $200 million in bets in a single month for the first time, as the state’s bettors increasingly turned online in October. And with DraftKings joining the online market in November, and with hockey, basketball, and football all in season, much bigger months lie ahead, according to analysts for PlayPennsylvania.com. “Pennsylvania’s online market is finally maturing, and that is certainly the most important reason for the growth in the state’s handle,” said Jessica Welman, sports... Read more →


Kassie Kromish Helps RPI Women's Cross Country to NCAA Championship Meet

TROY, NY (11/18/2019)-- The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) women's cross country team has qualified for the NCAA Championship Meet with the help of Kassie Kromish of Marlton 08053 and Cherokee High School. The Engineers are one of only 32 teams in Division III to have earned the opportunity to compete for a national championship. The team's 2019 schedule and results can be found at https://rpiathletics.com/sports/womens-cross-country/schedule. The 2019 season is the fifth consecutive that the Engineers have qualified for the NCAA Championship Meet. This year's team... Read more →


GTPD Alert: Don't Let This Happen in YOUR HOME1

Gloucester Township, NJ--"The weather is getting colder, and people are pulling out their space heaters. Gloucester Township Police Department (GTPD) reminds you that you should NEVER plug a heater into a power strip. These units are not designed to handle the high current flow needed for a space heater and can overheat or even catch fire due to the added energy flow. Please share and stay safe this Winter season." The Electrical Safety Foundation International says heating equipment is the second leading cause of home... Read more →


PA American Water Signs Agreement to Acquire Borough of Kane Authority’s Wastewater

KANE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pennsylvania American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the wastewater assets of the Borough of Kane Authority in McKean County for approximately $17.5 million. The Authority’s wastewater system serves nearly 2,100 customers in Kane Borough and Wetmore Township. “We have been providing reliable water service to this area for more than 100 years and are deeply rooted in these communities," said Pennsylvania American Water President Mike Doran. “The proceeds of the sale... Read more →


Pennsylvania auditor general draws fire from both left and right for Climate Change Report

By Dave Lemery | The Center Square Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale released a report Wednesday arguing that the state has failed to properly reckon with the effects of climate change and calling for leaders to take a more active role in preventing climate-related calamities. In a report and news release stemming from a series of informational events that DePasquale held this year, the congressional candidate laid out what he described as the financial impacts of failing to face climate change head on. “My team... Read more →


Top 3 Plagiarism Checkers on the internet for every writer

Prepostseo Check-plagiarism Search Engine Reports Gloucestercitynews.net (Nov. 19, 2019)--Nobody would deny the importance of written content in every walk of life. In academics, students need to submit written assignments to get good grades. Educators also need to create academic notes for the assistance of their students. Written content has contributed a lot to the success of e-commerce, blog websites, and the internet as a whole. High-quality content would definitely help in the improvement of business and careers. But, duplicated content from various sources can actually... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Customers Apply Now to Receive Funding for Energy Bills

Options are available to keep customers warm this winter season. MAYS LANDING, N.J. (November 18, 2019) – Millions of dollars are available across New Jersey to help customers struggling with their energy bills, and Atlantic City Electric customers must act now to secure their support. Atlantic City Electric customers can now apply for assistance through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)to receive $1,000 or more in grant support toward their energy bill. “We are committed to helping every customer keep their lights on and... Read more →


12 tips for raising truthful kids

Charity Ferreira Brace yourself for the cold, hard truth: all kids lie. They do it for many of the same reasons adults do: to avoid getting into trouble, to avoid hurting another person’s feelings, or to make themselves look better. The ability to tell a lie develops early — as young as 2½ for some kids — and it’s a normal and important stage of kids’ cognitive and social development. By age 4, all kids lie; by age 6, some estimates are that kids lie... Read more →