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December 15, 2019

*Camden County Offering Free Senior Legal Workshops

The Camden County Board of Freeholders, the Department of Health and Human Services – Division of Senior & Disabled Services and the Surrogate’s Office announce free legal workshops for senior and disabled residents of Camden County. Those attending this workshop receive, at no cost, a Last Will and Testament, an Advance Directive for Health Care (Living Will) and Power of Attorney (POA). Participants are required to be Camden County residents aged 60 and over. Disabled citizens must be aged 18 and over and residents of Camden County. Workshops are limited to 35 participants per session and pre-registration is required. DUE TO... Read more →

Help Prevent Thefts From Your Vehicle This Holiday Season!

Gloucester Township Police Community Bulletin: Car thieves, like home burglars, look for easy targets. Car owners obligingly leave doors unlocked, windows open, or their keys in the vehicle. Criminals usually DO NOT want to be seen, heard, or take an excessive amount of time to break in. Help Prevent Thefts From Your Vehicle This Holiday Season! □ Lock your vehicle □ Lock your windows □Place items of value OUT OF SIGHT □ Take your keys with you □ Remove your garage remote □ Set your alarm □ Park and lock your vehicles in garages when possible. □Remove personal information such as... Read more →

Enviro Bills Up in Senate on Monday

TRENTON,NJ--The following bills are on the Senate board list for a full floor vote on Monday, December 16, 2019. S611 (Sweeney) / A1212 (McKeon): Clarifies the intent of P.S.2007, c.340 regarding New Jersey’s required participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). The RGGI implementing law partially implements the policies of the GWRA by creating an emissions auction and trading mechanism to reduce the level of greenhouse gas emissions, namely carbon dioxide. New Jersey State House “This legislation is an important step towards dealing with climate change. The bill fixes some of the deficiencies in the RGGI rules and updates the... Read more →

NJ Congressman Van Drew Votes for National Defense Authorization Act

TO STRENGTHEN OUR NATIONAL SECURITY AND PROVIDE PAID PARENTAL LEAVE FOR MILITARY AND SOUTH JERSEY FAMILIES (Washington, D.C.) – Last week Congressman Jeff Van Drew voted to pass H.R. 2500, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 which secures a strong national defense that is built on bipartisan principles and advances American values. This bill includes paid parental leave for Coast Guard families and South Jersey’ federal employees at the William Hughes Technical Center. “The House of Representatives took a historic step forward for the national and economic security of the American people by voting to approve the... Read more →

9 South Jersey Men Indicted for Operating Drug Mill

View Indictment TRENTON –Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced that a state grand jury has indicted nine men in an investigation that targeted a large-scale cocaine distribution ring in Cumberland County. During the investigation, the Division of Criminal Justice dismantled a drug mill in Vineland, where they seized heroin and fentanyl, as well as assault rifles and illegal large capacity magazines. The indictment handed up today is the result of an eight-month investigation by the Division of Criminal Justice (DCJ) Gangs & Organized Crime Bureau that led to arrests of a dozen defendants in late 2017. The Division of Criminal... Read more →

Casha: How Will "Follow The Leader Mikie” Vote On Impeachment

December 13, 2019 Kinnelon, NJ- Larry Casha candidate for the 11th Congressional District released the following statement: How will “Follow the Leader Mikie” vote on Impeachment? “The impeachment proceedings of President Trump have been under the microscope since day one, questioned, attacked and defended by many pundits and talking heads. Speaker Pelosi attacked the President with much fervor, charging him over the past several weeks with bribery. All the while, Representative Mikie Sherrill followed the Speaker’s lead.” “Now, the case for impeaching the President is for having abused his power and obstructed a congressional investigation into his conduct in Ukraine. Wait…Where... Read more →

Cronies of DeCavalcante Mob Charged with Possession of CDS with Intent to Distribute

NEWARK, N.J. – Two associate members of the DeCavalcante crime family were charged with possessing cocaine with the intent to distribute; one defendant was also charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. Mario Galli III, 27, (left) and Jason Vella, 37, (right) both of Toms River, New Jersey, are each charged by complaint with one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine. Galli is also charged with one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug... Read more →

MARCH 2008 ARCHIVES: Gloucester City's Agnus McGlade Berenato stresses family values, discipline

PUBLISHED Friday, March 21, 2008 Post-Gazette : Reprinted here with permission of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Sunday, May 04, 2003 By Paul Zeise, Post-Gazette Sports Writer If the five youngest children of Theresa and Peter McGlade had their way, it is likely that new Pitt women's basketball coach Agnus Berenato would have been a world-class swimmer. Or, perhaps, one of the finest swimming coaches in the country. Agnus Berenato was introduced as Pitt's new women's basketball coach Thursday. (John Heller, Post-Gazette) "All five of us voted for a swimming pool in our back yard, but dad cast the only vote that counted and... Read more →

Wise Winter Weather Tips for Your Family Yard

When Old Man Winter comes, calling, homeowners need to keep everyone in the family – including your pets—safe. Follow these wise winter weather tips from the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) and TurfMutt. Bring Pets Inside: Dogs and cats should be kept inside during cold weather months. Wipe their paws and bellies after they’ve been outside, and check for ice accumulation between paw pads. If you’re using a de-icing agent, remove that salt and other agents, too. Pick up Debris: Before it snows, remove debris and household items from your family yard. Doormats, hoses, toys and sticks can hide under a... Read more →

Study: 59M Americans Have Had Their Packages Stolen by PORCH PIRATES

—NEW DATA RELEASED ON PACKAGE THEFT, CHRISTMAS TREE FIRES, WINTER AUTO ACCIDENTS, HOME VANDALISM AND OTHER HOLIDAY HAZARDS— AUSTIN, TEXAS (December 11, 2019)—You better watch out…for porch pirates! According to new data from insuranceQuotes.com, which examined an assortment of seasonal risks in its 2019 Holiday Hazards Study, 59.4 million Americans (18%) have had a package stolen from their porch or doorstep. In 2018, insuranceQuotes.com found that 26.1 million Americans have had a package stolen during November or December. However, for this year’s study, survey recipients were asked about package theft from any time of year rather than just during the holiday... Read more →

White Supremacist from Salem Guilty of Making False Statements

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Fred Arena, 41, of Salem, NJ, entered a plea of guilty before United States District Court Judge John R. Padova on charges of making false statements to government agents. Arena, who was an employee of a federal contractor at the Philadelphia Navy Yard and as such was required to obtain a federal security clearance, lied to obtain the clearance. He also subsequently lied to federal investigators who asked him about his answers to questions on the security clearance paperwork. He was arrested and detained in October 2019, and is currently in... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing News: 2020 New Jersey Freshwater Fishing Digest

< This Digest is available in an enlarged photocopied black and white format for the visually impaired. Send requests to: NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife, Large Format Freshwater Fishing Digest, MC 501-03, P.O. Box 420, Trenton, NJ 08625-0420. The 2020 New Jersey Freshwater Fishing Digest is available on this website in PDF format and on the publisher's website in an easy-to-use interactive format. View it on J.F. Griffin Media's site now: Publisher's 2020 New Jersey Freshwater Fishing Digest Digest segments and past issues are available on the 2020 Freshwater Fishing Digest PDF Segments page. Print versions are available at Division... Read more →

U.S. Senator Booker (D-NJ) Says Impeaching Trump was about Patriotism

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) issued the below statement following the House Judiciary Committee vote to approve two articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump for Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Congress: “The vote in the House Judiciary Committee was about patriotism and duty. This president violated his oath and eroded the trust of the American people — it’s our moral obligation as jurors in the Senate to proceed in this solemn process in an honorable and deliberate way. No one is above the law and it’s our sworn duty to defend the Constitution. I commend... Read more →

CNBNews Hunting/Fishing NJ: Atlantic Brant Migration and Breeding Ecology Study 2019 Update

December 13, 2019 The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife is in the middle of two multi-year Atlantic brant migration and breeding ecology studies collaborating with the New York Department of Environmental Conservation, Canadian Wildlife Service, and University of Missouri, School of Natural Resources. Atlantic brant are a small goose species that breeds in arctic Canada and winters in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. About 90% of the entire population winters along the coast of New Jersey and New York. During the past two years, over 1,700 brant have been tagged with three different types of auxillary markers in... Read more →


Related: ARTIST Dave Wolfe Vol. 6 No. 26 (Dec. 15, 2019) Editor's Note: Each Sunday morning we post a weekly comic strip provided by cartoonist Dave Wolfe. 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 →