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January 2020

Burlington County Authorities Ask Public to Help Find Sex Offender

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that law enforcement officials continue to seek the public’s assistance locating a 61-year-old man who failed to register as a sex offender as required under Megan’s Law. William Dean is described as a white male, standing 6 feet tall and weighing approximately 220 pounds. He may be in the... Read more →


Two-Year-Old and A Man Shot in Woodlynne

Camden, N.J. – The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Woodlynne Police Department are investigating the Thursday night shooting of a man and two-year-old child, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer and Woodlynne Public Safety Director Ed Figueroa. Police were called around 7:30 p.m. after the two victims showed up at an area hospital... Read more →


Suspect Driving Under the Influence of Heroin Strikes 2 Vehicles on S. Broadway; 1 Injured

by CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 31, 2020)—Gloucester City Police responded to a traffic accident Thursday, January 30, around 10:20 AM after a car, driven by Jerry Yelverton, crashed into two vehicles waiting in traffic at the intersection of South Broadway and George Street. Several police vehicles along with the Gloucester City Fire Department responded... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing NJ: Scoping Hearings for Summer Flounder/Scup/Black Sea Bass and Bluefish

DOWN THE SHORE--Don’t miss the opportunity to provide comment on management for summer flounder/scup/black sea bass and bluefish during several public scoping hearings in February held by the Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Management Council. Please note that these hearings will not address recreational bag, season, or size limits. See below and attached for additional information. Summer Flounder,... Read more →


NJ Students Named to Seton Hall University Dean's List

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ (01/31/2020)-- Seton Hall University is pleased to announce the following students who qualified for the Fall 2019 Dean's list and to congratulate them for their outstanding academic achievements. Kaitlyn Allison of Gloucester City (08030) Karen Alvarez - Sanchez of Atlantic City (08401) Elyse Bentz of Haddon Twp (08107) Scott Bonerbo of Sewell... Read more →


NJ News Commons: BILL WOULD ESTABLISH FAIR SCHEDULING FOR WORKERS

A "fair workweek" — or predictable scheduling — bill was introduced by state Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg on Monday, and details were confirmed in a presser held yesterday. If it's passed by the state Legislature and then signed by Gov. Phil Murphy, the bill would guarantee employees the ability to plan their lives two... Read more →


HINDU'S SAY: TCNJ refuses to withdraw its newspaper labelling Hinduism as “unforgiving”

Despite Hindu protest, The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) in Ewing is refusing to withdraw printed copies of its student newspaper “The Signal” from various locations, which states “Hinduism is an unforgiving religion”. “…we decline your requests to retrieve printed copies of The Signal or to remove the article”, “The Signal” Editor-in-Chief Emmy Liederman wrote... Read more →


Philadelphia Tax Preparer Sentenced to Two Years in Prison For Causing Tax Loss of Over $2 Million

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Abdoulaye Coumbassa, 44, of Philadelphia, PA was sentenced to 24 months’ imprisonment, one year supervised release, and ordered to pay $224,478 in restitution to the IRS by United States District Court Judge R. Barclay Surrick for preparing and filing false tax returns for clients of... Read more →


Penn State Coach Highest-Paid Pa Public Employee; Kentucky Coach Receives $9.2M

The Center Square HARRISBURG, PA --James Franklin, head football coach at Pennsylvania State University, earned $4.8 million in 2018, making Franklin the highest-paid public employee in Pennsylvania last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates. Penn State head coach James Franklin photo Barry Reeger On the ranking of the highest-paid public employees in... Read more →


Carlos Perez, of Pennsauken, Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – A member of a Camden drug-trafficking organization pleaded guilty today to distributing significant amounts of illegal drugs in Camden, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic Carlos Perez, 46, of Pennsauken, New Jersey, admitted his role in a drug trafficking conspiracy that was based on the 500 block of Pine Street... Read more →


Regard the Role of Paper Samples in Academic Writing

Gloucestercitynews.net (January 31, 2020)--Odd as it might sound, many disoriented students tend to undervalue sample reading as a tool for writing successfully. And this may be one of the common reasons why, to complete a capstone project that includes paper writing properly, a student has to apply for academic help from an online writing service.... Read more →


FBI News: Fraud Ring Leader Sentenced

A leader of an international criminal network that stole millions of dollars from two American businesses while pretending to be a legitimate vendor is now in prison. Evaldas Rimasauskas was one of the orchestrators of the Lithuania-based business email compromise (BEC) scheme. Beginning in 2013, his employees regularly called the victim companies’ customer service numbers... Read more →


How to Encourage Your Kids to Brush Every Day

Gloucestercitynews.net (January 31, 2020)--Getting a good bedtime routine going can make it easier to get your kids to sleep. Therefore, it’s important to teach them to do things like put on their own pajamas and read a book. The problem is, when it comes to tooth brushing, many kids are reluctant to do it and... Read more →


Face of Defense: Recruiter Flies Around Remote Alaska to Fill Army Ranks

RELATED: FACE OF DEFENSE AMERICAN HERO BY SEAN KIMMONS, ARMY NEWS SERVICE As a new recruiter working remote Alaskan villages scattered across an area larger than many U.S. states, Army Sgt. 1st Class Robert Masterman was on a path to defeat. Army Sgt. 1st Class Robert Masterman, an Alaska Army National Guard recruiter, flies his... Read more →


Parks in Pennsylvania Face $500M Deficit

By Dave Fidlin | The Center Square HARRISBURG PA--Rising costs and stagnant income is leaving Pennsylvania’s 121 parks with a projected deficit of about $500 million to address ongoing maintenance needs, a state official revealed recently. Paul Zeph, head planner of the Pennsylvania Bureau of State Parks, went before members of the House Tourism Committee... Read more →


Quick and Easy Ways to Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

Gloucestercitynews.net (January 31, 2020)--People are thinking a lot more about their carbon footprint these days, the idea of making your home eco-friendlier is not new, but it is becoming essential. From those who want to reduce their image unsplash.com environmental impact to those that are preparing their home to sell, being more environmentally conscious is... Read more →


Maryland Fishing Report: Hardy Souls Not Letting Weather Keep Them From Their Favorite Past-Time

January 29, 2020 Photo by Gregg Salsi Even though it’s winter, periodic warm spells and days when there is little wind and plenty of sunshine afford fishermen a chance to wet a line. The pre-season trout stocking program is well underway and trout management waters are being stocked every week. January through March is the... Read more →


How to Properly Spruce Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Gloucestercitynews.net(January 31, 2020)--Though it’s on the inside that counts, a properly spruced up exterior can help you boost your home’s value, your own comfort, and of course help boost the quality of your neighborhood. With luck, you might even convince your other neighbors to put effort into their own homes, so all, in all you... Read more →


New Jersey Doctor Admit Roles in Health Care Fraud Scheme

TRENTON, N.J. – A doctor with offices in Washington, Hackettstown, and Succasunna, New Jersey, and his co-defendant today admitted their roles in a health care conspiracy to bill Medicare and private health insurance companies for medical services fraudulently claimed to have been provided by a licensed medical doctor, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Parminderjeet S.... Read more →


Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 50 miles off Manasquan Inlet

MANASQUAN INLET, N.J. —(January 29, 2020)-- The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing vessel 50 miles off Manasquan Inlet, Thursday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watch standers received a call from the captain of the fishing vessel Enterprise requesting a MEDEVAC for a crew member experiencing severe abdominal pain. A Coast Guard... Read more →


The University of Scranton Students from NJ Named to Dean's List

SCRANTON, PA (01/28/2020)-- Local residents were among more than 1,600 students named to The University of Scranton's Dean's List for the 2019 fall semester. The Dean's List recognizes students for academic excellence. A student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or better with a minimum number of credit hours during the semester to... Read more →


Love Your Money: U.S. Spends $113.5 Million to Give Rural America High Speed Internet

In the last few weeks alone the U.S. government has spent a whopping $113.5 million to help bring Gloucestercitynews.net graphics high-speed broadband to several rural areas throughout the country. In some of the cases multi-million-dollar investments will provide high-speed internet service to just a few hundred households, raising serious questions about the taxpayer investment. The... Read more →


Michael Hughes of Philadelphia Found Guilty of Two Robberies and Shootings

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Michael Hughes, 31, of Philadelphia, PA, was convicted today at trial of two counts of robbery which interferes with interstate commerce, and two counts of using, carrying, brandishing, and discharging a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence arising from two armed... Read more →


Delaware Announces Additional Hunting Opportunities in February

DOVER (Jan. 29, 2020) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is promoting additional hunting opportunities in February with a second special youth waterfowl hunting day on Feb. 8, the one-day reopening of the regular snow goose hunting season Feb. 8, and the opening of the Snow Goose Conservation Order season Feb. 1. Youth Waterfowl... Read more →


College of Charleston Students from NJ Honored

CHARLESTON, SC (01/29/2020)-- College of Charleston congratulates more than1,800 students who were named to the Fall 2019 President's List and Dean's List. Alexander Huss, of Wall Township has been named to the Dean's List. Huss is a Biology major. Cole Fabbri, of Haddonfield has been named to the Dean's List. Fabbri is a Business Administration... Read more →


NJ AWARDS $20M TO HOSPITALS TO COMBAT GUN VIOLENCE

Yesterday, state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced the state has accepted $20 million in federal grants to distribute to nine hospitals across the state. The funding will launch violence intervention programs, including substance abuse treatment. The goal is to stop gun violence before it happens again, in the hospital — specifically, in Atlantic City, Camden,... Read more →


NJ Dept. of Health Opens Novel Coronavirus Call Center

TRENTON, NJ (January 30, 2020)--The New Jersey Department of Health today announced the opening of a hotline (1-800-222-1222) for the public to ask questions about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. “Although the risk to the public remains low, we understand that residents have questions about this new virus,” Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli said. “This hotline provides... Read more →


Law Banning Plastic Bags Released - Will Go Into Effect 18 Months from Signing

Trenton, NJ (January 30, 2020)--The plastic bag ban bill, S864 (Smith/Greenstein), was released by the Senate Environment and Energy Committee today, January 30, 2020. The bill prohibits the provision or sale of single-use plastic carryout bags, single-use paper carryout bags, and polystyrene foam food service products. It also limits the provision of single-use plastic straws... Read more →


Democratic Candidate Running Against Van Drew Upset with Trash Left From Trump Rally

STATEMENT FROM BRIGID HARRISON REGARDING THE TRUMP/VAN DREW RALLY CLEAN-UP EFFORTS [January 30, 2020 - Longport, New Jersey] – This morning, The Cherry Hill Courier-Post published an extensive news story detailing the enormous clean-up efforts and expense the Wildwood/Cape May community has been forced to address after Tuesday night's Trump/Van Drew political rally. The following... Read more →


NJ’s LGBTQ Laws Rated in Human Rights Campaign’s State Equality Index

An estimated 8 million LGBTQ Americans, their friends and families remain at risk of discrimination if they live in one of the 30 states without adequate protections. WASHINGTON -- Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index (SEI), a comprehensive report detailing statewide laws... Read more →


Philadelphia Calendar Of Events for February

Related: The Philadelphia Auto Show Through February 8, 2020 BEETHOVENNOW. The Philadelphia Orchestra marks Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday with pianists Yefim Bronfman, Daniil Trifonov and Emanuel Ax performing all five of Beethoven’s piano concertos at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. (215) 893-1900, philorch.org Philadelphia Auto Show, February 8-17, 2020 — Photo by... Read more →


Philadelphia Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and His Wife Indicted on Fraud and Bribery Charges

PHILADELPHIA— First Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced this morning that former Universal Community Homes Chief Executive Officer and Board President Abdur Councilman Kenyatta Johnson Rahim Islam, 62, of Philadelphia, PA; former Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Universal’s Board Shahied Dawan, 68, of Philadelphia, PA; Philadelphia City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, 46, and... Read more →


James W. Dunlap of Philadelphia, Charged with Attempted Murder Inside a Woodlynne Home

Camden City, N.J. — 52-year-old James W. Dunlap of Philadelphia, was arrested Jan. 28 on charges of attempted murder, burglary, aggravated assault, and related weapons offenses stemming from a Jan. 23 stabbing inside a Woodlynne home, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Woodlynne Public Safety Director Ed Figueroa. On Thursday, Jan.... Read more →


Apply Now for Spring Turkey Hunt Permit

Wild Turkey in New Jersey The Turkey Hunting Booklet has been discontinued. Spring 2020 season information is found in the 2019-20 Hunting Digest on pages 14 and 58-61 and below: Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information 2019-2020 (pdf, 475kb) Spring Turkey Permit Application Information Apply NOW! Changes to Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge Hunt Program... Read more →


New Jersey American Water Invested More Than $375 Million Statewide in 2019

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (January 29, 2020) – New Jersey American Water recently announced its end-of-year investment total and system improvements for 2019. More than $375 million total was invested on system upgrades and various improvement projects statewide throughout the year. “At New Jersey American Water, our goal is to provide safe, reliable water service to... Read more →


Homeland Security Report on Neo-Nazi Organization The Base; Leader Richard Tobin Lived in Brooklawn, NJ

CNBNews. net Counterterrorism, Domestic In 2020, the neo-Nazi organization, The Base, will likely attempt to recruit new members in the region, rely on members with military expertise and training, and use intimidation tactics to terrorize its victims and spread its white supremacist ideology. The Base formed in 2018 as an organization that seeks to defend... Read more →


DHS Secretary Commends Partnership to Improve Health Outcomes in North Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA - Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today joined Project HOME, Independence Blue Cross, and AmeriHealth Caritas to announce the launch of Keystone Connection to Wellness, which will work to address health disparities and social determinants of health experienced by residents of North Philadelphia. “Our partners in the HEZ are doing... Read more →


Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament May 17, 2020

Beautiful Weather Ushered In the 28th Annual Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament The annual Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament is held on the third Sunday in May at Island Beach State Park. In 2020 the tournament will be held on Sunday, May 17. A variety of species are eligible for entry in the tournament each year. Overall... Read more →


Cooper University Health Care Receives $500,000 Grant to Develop Violence Intervention Program

Cooper is one of nine hospital-based sites across New Jersey selected for this new initiative (Camden, NJ) – Cooper University Health Care was one of nine sites in New Jersey announced by Governor Phil Murphy and Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewel today to receive a $500,000 federal grant as part of a new hospital-based violence... Read more →


Visit Philadelphia® Recognized With Two Adrian Awards

VISIT PHILADELPHIA announced today that it won two Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Adrian Awards at a gala in New York City last night. This year’s recognitions bring VISIT PHILADELPHIA’s award count total to 45 since 2004. In the LGBTQ PR category, VISIT PHILADELPHIA earned a Gold Award for its Philadelphia Pioneers On... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: A Hawaiian Cutter-Man

RELATED: FACE OF DEFENSE AMERICAN HERO . As often happens on January nights, bands of light rain swept over Honolulu Harbor, and the silhouette of the Coast Guard Cutter Walnut (WLB 205) pulled away from the pier at Coast Guard Base Honolulu but for the final time. The cutter's presence was given away only by... Read more →


32 Murders in 22 Days; Philly Councilman Calls for Stricter Gun Laws

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 23, 2020 – As gun violence continues to rage unabated in Philadelphia, Council President Darrell L. Clarke (5th District) today called for Council to authorize the hiring of legal counsel to file a lawsuit compelling the Commonwealth of Philadelphia City Hall (Wikipedia) Pennsylvania to enact stronger gun laws, or allow municipalities like Philadelphia,... Read more →


Judge Sentences Former Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustments Chairman to Prison for Theft

PHILADELPHIA – First Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Dr. James E. Moylan, 57, a Philadelphia chiropractor and the former Chair of the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustments, was sentenced to 15 months’ imprisonment, three years’ supervised release, $52,898 restitution to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Union Local 98, and... Read more →


Camden County Republicans Hope Pelosi Can Clear Up Questions Surrounding Barclay

HADDON HEIGHTS – Upon learning Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi is coming to Camden County to help Congressman Donald Norcross kick off his re-election campaign next month Camden County Republican Chairman Rich Ambrosino said, “It was nice of the Speaker to provide us with advance notice of her visit to Camden County.... Read more →


The Satanic Temple Asks White House Faith Advisor to Pay for Abortions

SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS (January 2020)-- The Satanic Temple, a nontheistic religious group representing Satanists around the world, sent a letter to Pastor Paula White, who is serving as one of President Trump’s religious advisors. White recently gained media attention, and social media amusement, when she publicly prayed for God to forcibly end “Satanic pregnancies.” Gloucestercitynews.net files... Read more →


Illegal Alien Arrested for DUI Receives Cash Settlement from Sanctuary City

Gloucestercitynews.net graphic Laguna Beach, California--In the latest example of sanctuary madness, a U.S. city is awarding an illegal immigrant with a cash settlement because police detained him for federal authorities after being arrested for driving under the influence. The 29-year-old perpetrator, Edgar Torres Gutierrez, eventually pled guilty to a lesser charge of reckless driving and... Read more →


Conceived Through ‘Fertility Fraud’

When Heather Woock was conceived, her mom sought the help of a fertility specialist. (Leah Klafczynski for NPR) Jake Harper, Side Effects Public Media: January 28, 2020 When Heather Woock was in her late 20s, she started researching her family history. As part of the project, she spit into a tube and sent it to... Read more →


Gloucester County Republican Chairwoman Says NJDSC Are The Real Hypocrites

Vigilante: “I am offended at the lack of outrage from Democrats over Governor Murphy’s track record of poor treatment of women.” MULLICA HILL – Gloucester County Republican Chairwoman Jacci Vigilante said today, “If New Jersey Democrats weren’t such hypocrites the New Jersey State Democratic Committee’s unprovoked attack on former Assemblyman Jack Ciatterelli yesterday would be... Read more →


One Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $216,368 Jackpot in Hudson County

TRENTON (Jan. 29, 2020) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $216,368 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Tuesday, Jan. 28, drawing. The winning numbers were: 04, 21, 24, 31 and 39 and the XTRA number was: 03. The retailer will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for the winning ticket... Read more →


Hindus seek apology for College of New Jersey paper labelling Hinduism as “unforgiving”

Upset Hindus are urging for apology from The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) in Ewing for its student newspaper stating “Hinduism is an unforgiving religion”. It was highly inappropriate and insensitive for the newspaper of a “Top Public College” funded by tax dollars and student fees (many of whom were Hindu) to belittle Hinduism, world’s... Read more →