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November 2019

How to Plan the Ultimate Solo Vacation

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Nov. 28, 2019)--Sometimes life just gets to us, and that’s alright. Needing an escape is not a problem; it’s just a chance to treat yourself to a new routine. It’s healthy, it’s fun, and no, you don’t need to try to organize a trip with friends. If you find it’s difficult... Read more →


4 Amazing Technologies Improving Our Health Every Day

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Nov. 28,2019)--We’ve come a long way from leeches. The high-tech boom of the Information and Innovation Ages has melded with the healthy-living craze. Cutting-edge technologies help us live longer, happier, and healthier lives. Here are four amazing technologies for improving our health every day ... 1. Software as a Medical Device... Read more →


Members of Newark’s ‘Boyz’ Street Gang Admit Drug and Firearms Offenses

NEWARK, N.J. – Members of the “Famous Boyz” street gang have admitted to firearms and narcotics distribution offenses as part of a drug trafficking conspiracy, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. Shaka McKinney, 25, of Newark, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo to an information charging him... Read more →


5 Things That Could Go Wrong During Your Next Trip to Vegas

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Nov. 28, 2019)--It is not called Sin City for nothing. Las Vegas is a great place to go to for fun, gambling, entertainment and yes, some good, old fashioned debauchery. While the thrill-seekers paradise in the desert has become a lot more family-friendly over the last few decades, there is still... Read more →


Old American Water Co. Building in Voorhees Township Destroyed by Vandals ; Suspects Arrested

VOORHEES TOWNSHIP (Nov. 27, 2019)--On Monday, November 4th, 2019 at approximately 6:44 pm, Voorhees Patrol Officers were dispatched to 1025 Laurel Oak Road, formerly known as the American Water Company for a fire alarm activation. Upon arrival, officers found evidence of criminal activity afoot within the recently vacated commercial facility. The... Read more →


350 Coast Guard Recruits to Enjoy Thanksgiving with South Jersey Families

CAPE MAY, N.J. (Nov. 27, 2019)– U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May and the American Red Cross will place more than 350 Coast Guard recruits with South Jersey families for Thanksgiving as part of Operation Fireside, Thursday. Operation Fireside has placed recruits with South Jersey families during the holiday season... Read more →


Drug Raid in Cape May County Nets Meth and Heroin

Cape May Court House, New Jersey (Nov. 27, 2019)--– Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland, and Lower Township Police Chief William Mastriana announce the arrest of Jennifer R. Pagano, a 48 year old resident of Seagrove Avenue in Lower Township, N.J. on drug possession and distribution charges. On November 8,... Read more →


Avalon Man Indicted on Charges of Sexual Assault and Witness Tampering

November 27, 2019 Cape May Court House, New Jersey – Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland along with Chief Jeffrey Christopher of the Avalon Police Department announce the Grand Jury indictment of 31-year old Jerry Shields on Sexual Assault and Witness Tampering charges. On November 26, 2019, Jerry Shields was... Read more →


NJ News Commons: LAW TO HELP CHILD VICTIMS SEEK JUSTICE IN EFFECT SOON

On December 1, an important new law will go into effect — it will lift the statue of limitations on certain crimes so that childhood victims of intimate violence will have a chance to bring their abusers to justice. This law is why one attorney will be filing lawsuits against the... Read more →


Sweeney Says Murphy is Playing Politics with Critical School Funding

Senate President: Governor doesn’t realize his proposed $1B tax hike wouldn’t put a penny into overfunded districts under bill he signed into law TRENTON – Senate President Steve Sweeney today blasted the Governor for playing politics on critical school funding issues by calling for a $1 billion tax increase that would... Read more →


NJ Taxpayers Give $161.25 Million in Municipal Aid Grants to Municipalities

Change in Grant Cycle Will Help 542 Municipalities Better Plan Future Work TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today announced that 96 percent of New Jersey municipalities will receive Municipal Aid grant awards, totaling $161.25 million for fiscal year 2020. These are the first awards being made under the new Municipal Aid... Read more →


The Renewal of GLOUCESTER'S GAME (Rams v Lions)....plus Videos of previous Contests

The excerpt below is from the Renewal of Friendship booklet which was released in 1993 when the annual Thanksgiving Day football game between Gloucester High and Gloucester Catholic was resumed. Related: Two and One-Half-Hours The football teams from the two schools will meet tomorrow (Thursday) at the John Lynch Field at... Read more →


Impaired Driving Enforcement Crackdown to be Conducted Locally as Part of Statewide Year End Campaign

Lower Township — Law enforcement officials from the Lower Township Police Department will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end of year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign. Beginning December 6, 2019 and continuing through January 1, 2020, local and... Read more →


Steve Flinn, of Gloucester City; Member of Iron Workers Local 502; Central Metals Employee

Stephen W. Flinn Gloucester City – On November 25, 2019. Age 65. Of Gloucester City. Loving husband of the late Fay D. Flinn (nee Martin). Beloved son of the late Raymond and Joan Flinn. Beloved brother of Dennis Flinn, Liz Dykie, Kevin Flinn, Joan Bohrer, Joyce Ann Buzby and Meg Boice.... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Pennsylvania: Firearms Deer Season Begins Saturday

A Saturday opener for the firearms deer season and the possibility of more older bucks throughout the Commonwealth have many Pennsylvanians excited about Nov. 30 and the weeks to follow. Last year’s firearms deer season saw rainy weather nearly statewide throughout much of the opening day. But even then, 30 percent... Read more →


Authorities Arrest Rooftop Copper Bandits; Suspects Caused over $1M in Damages

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Nov. 27, 2019)--Nov. 8, 2019 at approximately 2035 PM, Gloucester Township Police patrol officers located a suspicious male, later identified as Rahjahn Waters from Pine Hill, on the rooftop of Commerce Square 1435 Blackwood-Clementon Rd, posing a New Jersey American Water employee servicing the HVAC units. Investigation revealed... Read more →


Dayton Will Face Kansas for the Maui Jim, Maui Invitational Championship

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews (Gloucestercitynews.net)LAHAINA, MAUI (Nov. 27, 2019)---- In the second round game during the Maui Jim Maui Invitational, MSU bested Georgia 93-85. When asked about the team’s conversation last night leading up to the game, Cassius Winston said, “We just focused on a lot, just focused within ourselves.... Read more →


Increase in Calls to U.S. Poison Control Centers for Natural Psychoactive Substances, Driven by Marijuana Exposures

Newswise — (COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Natural substances with psychoactive effects have been used by people for religious, medicinal and recreational purposes for millennia. Lack of regulation has led to an increase in their availability, especially online. Some psychoactive substances may be appealing to recreational users because of the Gloucestercitynews.net blog files... Read more →


Owner Of Empire Pharmacy In Hudson County Admits Role In Multi-Million Dollar Conspiracies

TRENTON, N.J. – A Bergen County, New Jersey, man today admitted participating in conspiracies to commit health care fraud and to bribe a doctor, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Eduard “Eddy” Shtindler, 36, of Paramus, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Michael A. Shipp in Trenton federal court to... Read more →


Home Country: Good ol’ Poker-hontas Saved the Day

Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor Windy Wilson waited while the first cup was poured, there at the daily meeting of the world dilemma think tank at the Mule Barn truck stop. When Windy shows up, it’s always an interesting lesson on vocabulary and remembrance of things that may or may not... Read more →


Pennsylvania Lawmakers Base Salary $88,610

The Center Square Nov 25, 201 State lawmakers in Pennsylvania now draw a base annual salary of $88,610, in addition to mileage or travel outlays of 58 cents per mile, according to a recent study by the National Conference of State Legislatures. Gloucester City News blog files Pennsylvania legislators receive per-diem... Read more →


Wilkes University Student Tyler Weatherby of Sewell, N.J. Presents Engineering Senior Project

WILKES-BARRE, PA (11/26/2019)-- Wilkes University mechanical engineering student, Tyler Weatherby of Sewell, N.J., 08080, presented a senior project on Nov. 23. The event was attended by faculty, friends and family. Engineering students in the University's College of Science and Engineering are required to complete a senior project as part of the... Read more →


Pennsylvania Senator Wants to End Practice of Changing Clocks within the State

Pennsylvania senator calls for end to Daylight Saving Time By Dave Fidlin | The Center Square Nov 25, 2019 Pennsylvania Sen. Scott Martin is on a quest to end the twice-annual practice of changing clocks – not just within the state, but across all of the U.S. Martin, R-Lancaster, went before... Read more →


Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice Hosted Special Educational Conference

on Moral Injury and Veteran-Centric Care with Local Experts Marlton, NJ – Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice, in collaboration with New Jersey Department of Military & Veterans Affairs, HeroCare Connect and the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA), recently hosted the Moral Injury and Veteran-Centric Care Conference at The Samaritan Center in Voorhees.... Read more →


Keb’ Mo’s Jingle Bell Jamboree

COLLINGSWOOD, NJ--Presented by the Camden County Board of Freeholders in association with BRE and the Borough of Collingswood, the Scottish Rite Auditorium welcomes Keb’ Mo’s Jingle Bell Jamboree plus special guest Alicia Michilli on Saturday, December 14th, 2019. Doors open at 7 PM, showtime at 8 PM.​ This year Keb’ Mo’... Read more →


European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS)

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Nov. 27, 2019)--With the expansion and debatable success of the European Union, the supranational state has become evident that it’s possible to successfully coordinate policies across multiple jurisdictions. Trade wars and tax competition has always eroded the notion of collective behavior, but the E.U. proves this is not the case. The... Read more →


PATCO RECEIVES CEREMONIAL LIBERTY BELL

IN RECOGNITION OF 50 YEARS OF PUBLIC TRANSIT SERVICE Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney commemorated PATCO’s Golden Anniversary during Customer Appreciation Event at 15/16th & Locust Street Station To commemorate PATCO’s 50 years of connecting people through public transit, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney presented PATCO with a Ceremonial Liberty Bell on behalf... Read more →


Ride The Silver Sleigh with Santa Dec. 7

Children and adults alike will enjoy the opportunity to ride the train with Santa on Saturday, December 7, 2019. Specially decorated PATCO trains will make three trips, leaving the Lindenwold station at 9:10 a.m., 10:40 a.m. and 12:10 p.m. and picking up passengers at all stops along the way. After enjoying... Read more →


2006 Turkey Day Football: Gloucester City HS vs Gloucester Catholic HS

Originally Published November 2006 By LEA KOROS Special to ClearysNotebook GLOUCESTER CITY NJ —With the Lions / Rams game less then a week away the talk has begun. The “ELECTION” is over and the residents and alumni have started the annual rite only a local GHS or GCHS graduate can appreciate.... Read more →


Heroin, Marijuana and 9mm Ammunition Found During Raid at Millbridge Garden Apts.

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Nov. 26, 2019)--Today, at approximately 06:00 AM, the Gloucester Township Police Special Response Team (SRT) executed a narcotics related search warrant at 1341 Blackwood-Clementon Rd. (Millbridge Garden Apartments). A long term investigation by the Gloucester Township Special Investigations Unit (SIU) led to the arrest of 29 year old... Read more →


Delaware hunting and trapping seasons opening in December

A retriever brings back a snow goose taken by a Delaware hunter near Little Creek/DNREC photo. Multiple opening waterfowl hunting seasons run into January DOVER (Nov. 26, 2019) – Numerous Delaware hunting and trapping seasons open in December, including multiple waterfowl seasons that extend into or through January, coinciding with the... Read more →


NJ American Water Highlights Investment at Raritan-Millstone Water Treatment Plant

Continued Investment Ensures Protection and Sustainability of Water Supply for More Than 1 Million People in Central New Jersey CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (November 26, 2019) – New Jersey American Water today released a new video about its multi-year, $65 million investment to ensure the resiliency and sustainability of its Raritan-Millstone Water... Read more →


Obituary: Harry Wiltsey, of Gloucester City

Gloucester City - Surrounded by his loving family. On November 25, 2019. Age 77. Loving husband of the late Kathleen Wiltsey. Cherished father of Harry Wiltsey, Jr., Christian Wiltsey (Lisa) and Jason Wiltsey (Jennifer). Devoted grandfather of Jason Wiltsey, Jr. Dear Brother of Thomas Wiltsey and Matilda Meloni. Honoring the wishes... Read more →


Business News: The Junkluggers Announces Its First Franchise on The West Coast!

Eco-friendly junk removal business now serving San Gabriel Valley in California. SEYMOUR, Conn. (November 21, 2019) – Sustainable junk removal service The Junkluggers recently finalized an agreement with California native Samuel Orozco to open The Junkluggers of San Gabriel Valley, the company’s first franchise located in California. “Sam is joining The... Read more →


5 Things That You Need to Know About Car Insurance

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Nov. 26, 2019)--Today getting insurance for one’s property is more than trendy. Everybody tries to protect the valuables from some accidents, hazardous natural phenomena, or robberies. Without any doubt, insurances have a well-deserved reputation and are worthy of attention. But before making a solid decision, there are things to discover about... Read more →


Mount Holly Township Hosts 2019 Holiday Tree Lighting and Celebration

Mount Holly, NJ – Come celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at Mount Holly’s Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mount Holly’s downtown district will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland for this family-friendly event, sponsored by Mount Holly... Read more →


Basic Information About Insurance in the USA Everyone Needs To Know

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Nov. 26, 2019)--Whether you are a citizen or not, you may know that insurance in the USA is something that everyone is talking about and many own. Besides, there are also many online dealers that offer you financial security for the fairest price. Despite the number of vendors, some of them... Read more →


Morris County Man Sentenced To Prison For Possessing Bombs And Being Felon In Possession Of Guns

NEWARK, N.J. – A Morris County, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 24 months in prison for being a felon in possession of guns, possessing bombs, and precursor materials, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Christopher Faschan, 31, of Landing, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Brian R.... Read more →


How Long Do Resin Beads in a Water Softener Last?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Nov. 26, 2019)--Whether you have just purchased a water softener or still using the one you bought on your last shopping, one of your many worries include when to replace the resin bed. This leads to asking – how long do resin beads in industrial water softeners last? Also, you inquire... Read more →


Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $100,000,000 For Wednesday’s Drawing

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (Nov. 25, 2019) – The Powerball jackpot has rolled to $100 million! Although no one won the jackpot in the Nov. 23, drawing, 20,113 New Jersey players took home an estimated $111,548 in prizes ranging from $4 to $300, according to Lottery Acting... Read more →


What Degree Is a Sand Wedge?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Nov. 26, 2019)--A sand wedge is one of the clubs you need to get familiar with the game of golf, whether you are an amateur or an aspiring professional. Typically, a sand wedge is used to get golf balls out of sand bunkers; the sole wide design provides sufficient bounce and... Read more →


SJTA Expands the Scope and Reach of Its Environmental Initiative

Partners with NJ Fish & Wildlife to present Northeastern Transportation and Wildlife Conference in Atlantic City An osprey builds up a nest on a platform installed by the SJTA in recent years as part of its READI program. (SJTA photo/Darleen Adamo) HAMMONTON, NJ - Nov.25, 2019 - As it marks over... Read more →


Shark Fin Bill Goes to Gov’s Desk

The Assembly passed bill A4845 (Mukherji) \ S2905 (Singleton) today (Nov. 25, 2019). The bill prohibits certain possession, sale, trade, distribution, or offering for sale of shark fins. The bill was passed with a vote of 53-18-1. S2905 (Singleton) will now go to the Governor’s desk to sign. “The shark population... Read more →


New Study at Temple Shows Extra Virgin Olive Oil Staves Off Multiple Forms of Dementia in Mice

(Philadelphia, PA) – Boosting brain function is key to staving off the effects of aging. And if there was one thing every person should consider doing right now to keep their brain young, it is to add extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) to their diet, according to research by scientists at... Read more →


Catholic Social Services of the Philadelphia Archdiocese Receives Nearly 13,000 DIAPERS

Children and families who benefit from Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s (CSS) Beautiful Beginnings and Beautiful Parenting Programs will get a boost thanks to a recent diaper drive marking Respect Life Month. Approximately 13,000 diapers, 180 packages of baby wipes, and other infant care essentials were collected all... Read more →


Mae Elizabeth Monforte of Bellmawr; A Founding Member of Annunciation BVM Church

Mae Elizabeth Monforte, on November 22, 2019, of Bellmawr. Mae was born to Olivia and William Glemser in Camden NJ on May 19, 1920. This diminutive, dynamic lady lived her 99.5 years devoted to family, faith, friends and the Phillies. In 1938 Mae married Louis Rocco Monforte then centered her life... Read more →


New Cleanup Plan Proposed for Superfund Site in Gibbsboro

Gibbsboro, N.J. (November 25, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a cleanup plan that includes a combination of technologies and methods to address the former paint manufacturing plant and adjoining areas of the Sherwin-Williams/Hilliards Creek Superfund Site in Gibbsboro. EPA’s study of these areas shows that soil... Read more →


Maple Shade PD is seeking to hire officers through the Intergovernmental Transfer Program...

Advisory: The Maple Shade Police Department announces our recent acceptance and participation in the New Jersey Civil Service Commission Intergovernmental Transfer Program (ITP). In order to be considered, an officer MUST be a member in good standing of a Civil Service police department who participates in the ITP with a valid... Read more →