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February 10, 2020

Zuzulock of National Park receives NJAIAW honors as Rutgers-Camden Woman of the Year

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (Feb. 10, 2020) – Throughout her four years at Rutgers University-Camden, Sarah Zuzulock (National Park, NJ/Gateway Regional) has been a standout on the soccer pitch, a team leader and a stellar student in the classroom. All of those qualities helped Zuzulock earn recognition Sunday when she was cited by the New Jersey Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (NJAIAW) as Rutgers-Camden’s Woman of the Year. The NJAIAW honored all of its Woman of the Year recipients during the organization’s 28th Annual New... Read more →


Feds Put South Jersey Illegal Dumper in Jail

Last Thursday, Judge Renee Bumb in U.S. District Court in Camden sentenced Thomas Toy of Elmer to 30 days in prison and ordered him to pay $4.2 million in restitution for illegally storing hazardous materials. Thomas Toy ran the Superior Barrel and Drum Company, a company that cleaned and processed industrial drums before reselling them. The facility was located on the border of Elk Township and Glassboro. “There should be no tolerance for illegal dumping. What Thomas Toy did in Glassboro was a disgrace and... Read more →


Linda Marie Kraft, of Gloucester City

Gloucester City - On February 2, 2020. Age 73. (nee Schmolze). Loving wife of 51 years to the late Roy A. Kraft. Loving mother of Leana Crowther (John) and Niccole Kraft. Beloved twin sister of Jennifer Fish and sister of George H. Schmolze, Jr. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Linda was a graduate of Haddonfield High School. She worked many years as a receptionist for ALP Lighting in Pennsauken. Interment will be private in Eglington Cemetery, Clarksboro. Condolences and Memories may be... Read more →


Mt. Laurel Man Charged with Possession, Distribution of Child Pornography

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ--(February 10, 2020)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Laurel Police Chief Stephen Riedener announced that a 56-year-old Mount Laurel man has been charged with possessing and distributing child pornography. Marco Pulcini, 56, of Wilderness Run Court, was charged with four counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Second Degree). Pulcini was arrested on February 7 at his residence following the execution of a search warrant. Multiple electronic devices were seized and will be examined by detectives from the BCPO High-Tech Crimes... Read more →


Down The Shore: ACUA Employees Among Top Donors in Charitable Campaign

SOMERS POINT,NJ--The New Jersey Employees Charitable Campaign has announced that employees of the Atlantic County Utilities Authority were the second highest contributor, behind Rutgers University, to the NJECC. ACUA employees donate nearly $58,000 during the statewide N.J. Employees Charitable Campaign. (Photo courtesy ACUA) ACUA employees collectively raised $57,908 for their charities of choice and are vested in bettering the communities they serve, according to a press release. “As an organization with less than 250 employees, this is a testament to the generosity of our remarkable... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden’s Hilt earns second NJAC weekly track & field honor

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (Feb. 10, 2020) – Rutgers University-Camden track star Emily Hilt (Mickleton, NJ/Kingsway Regional) is a threat to break the program shot put record at every meet she competes, and her success rate has been phenomenal so far this season. For the fourth time in her five meets this winter, Hilt established a new Rutgers-Camden women’s shot put record while competing at Saturday’s Frank Colden Invitational at Ursinus College. That accomplishment has earned Hilt her the second New Jersey Athletic Conference Women’s Indoor... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: FEDERAL SUIT TAKES AIM AT OUT-OF-STATE POLLUTERS

A federal, multi-state lawsuit was filed against the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday. It challenges the federal agency's ozone emission standards, which affect millions in both up- and downwind states. Smog wafts across state lines, of course, as does its negative impact on residents' health. The suit says that in the eastern U.S., "77 percent of each state’s ground-level ozone is produced by precursor emissions from upwind states.’’ (NJ Spotlight) CORONAVIRUS: CRUISE SHIP PASSENGERS TEST NEGATIVE On Saturday night, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that four... Read more →


‘I Heart Haddonfield’

HADDONFIELD, NJ --The second annual ‘I Heart Haddonfield’ continues on Valentine’s Day with selfies and special events at the “Open Heart” sculpture at Kings Court. From 5-9 p.m., officiants will be onsite to ‘make it official’ for couples interested in renewing their vows, getting married (official NJ documents required), getting engaged, or making partnership commitments. Couples will receive flowers, chocolates and official signed certificates. Enjoy live music from Sam Caruso under romantic pink lighting, and be entered into a drawing for prizes including dinners from... Read more →


*Gloucester City's Feral Animal Society Fundraiser

source: The Feral Animal Society, of Gloucester City Gloucester City, NJ--The Feral Animal Society of Gloucester City is a non-profit 501(c)(3) foundation, established in 2019. Our primary mission is to manage the population of feral animals in Gloucester City and to provide humane education about feral animals to our community. We strive to create humane, safe communities for feral cats and dogs through Trap-Neuter-Return and Colony Health Maintenance. Our goals are to reduce the suffering and birth rate of these animals, the number of cats... Read more →


$200,000 Safe Streets to Transit Grant Awarded to Somers Point

AVALON, NJ--Gov. Phil Murphy announced the award of a $200,000 Safe Streets to Transit Grant to Somers Point. This is one of only four grants awarded Somers Point receives state funding to install sidewalks along Route 9 between Laurel Drive and Somers Point-Mays Landing Road. throughout the state. This grant, plus a $200,000 NJDOT grant received in 2018, will allow the city to construct sidewalks along Route 9 between Laurel Drive and Somers Point-Mays Landing Road. “This sidewalk project has been a high priority for... Read more →


St. Mary's Parish Secretary Dan Spencer Resigning

by CNBNews Staff GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 10, 2020)—St. Mary's Parish Secretary Dan Spencer will be stepping down from his position on April 9 after serving in that capacity for the past 2.5 years. When asked about a rumor that he was resigning from his mayor position he laughed. "No, I am resigning from my full-time job as a parish secretary. It is just too much juggling that job with the mayor's position. I am going to do some part-time work and focus more time... Read more →


Philly's Signature Sandwiches: Cheesesteaks, Hoagies & Roast Pork

A History & Love Story Between A Proud City & Its Delicious Inventions PHILADELPHIA PA --Here in Philly, cheesesteaks, hoagies and roast pork sandwiches are civic icons, tourist draws, cultural obsessions — and, most importantly, beloved meals. A visit to the city would be incomplete without a dive into the distinct, no-forks-required specialties that make this “America’s Best Sandwich City,” as Saveur magazine declared. Here’s the lowdown on the holy trio of Philadelphia’s between-bread icons: Cheesesteak: What Is It? A cheesesteak — always one word... Read more →


What Makes A School Great

(NAPSI)—Great learning environments elude easy definitions. They come in all different shapes—traditional public schools, public magnet schools, public charter schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling programs. Perhaps the best definition is this: A great school is one in which students are academically challenged, equipped to be a good citizens and persons, and inspired to greatness. Because children are different, you can best find a great school for your child when you have diverse options to consider. That could mean open enrollment in a public... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': The Valentine

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor (Gloucestercitynews.net)(February 10, 2020)--I am currently sweetheart-free. I thought I had one for a minute, but he changed his mind. It’s okay though—he has cats. I have dogs. It never would have worked. In theory we could have had a cat room and a dog room, but my living situation is in a state of flux (long story) and he lives in a tiny apartment. So, it ended. I’m a bit choosy when it comes to men, but the criteria is different than... Read more →


EPA Releases 2019 Year in Review Highlighting Accomplishments/Environmental Progress

under President Trump & Administrator Andrew Wheeler NEW YORK (Feb., 2020) - Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the 2019 Year in Review outlining major accomplishments and environmental progress during the Trump administration. “Under President Trump, we have fulfilled many promises to the American people to address some of our most important environmental and human health challenges while unleashing the economy and fostering innovation,” said EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler. “In 2019, EPA deleted 27 Superfund sites – the largest number of sites deleted... Read more →


SAY “I DO” WITH THE KIMMEL CENTER CULTURAL CAMPUS & GARCES EVENTS

– IN THE KIMMEL CENTER’S HAMILTON ROOFTOP GARDEN Elopement Package with Champagne Toast, Décor, Light Bites, Professional Photography, Officiant, and more Winner of The Knot’s “Best of Weddings” 2-years-running (Philadelphia, PA, February 6, 2020) – Garces Events and the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus are excited to announce the second consecutive “Vows with a View,” an intimate and all-inclusive elopement/vow renewal package for five lucky couples on Saturday, June 20, 2020, at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts’ Hamilton Rooftop Garden, voted “Best of Weddings,... Read more →


Two More U.S. Soldiers Die in Afghanistan 18-Year War

Sgt. 1st Class* Antonio Rey Rodriguez Sgt. 1st Class* Javier Jaguar Gutierrez Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan (February 9 2020)--The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. Both soldiers died February 8, 2020 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, as a result of wounds sustained while engaged in combat operations. The incident is under investigation. The deceased are: Sgt. 1st Class* Javier Jaguar Gutierrez, 28, of San Antonio, Texas. Sgt. 1st Class* Antonio Rey Rodriguez, 28, of Las Cruces, New... Read more →


Ways to Estimate Costs for a Construction Project Effectively

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(February 10, 2020)--If you are about to start a construction project, you surely need to know a lot before you go into it. Estimating costs for a construction project can be a lengthy process. It involves the tiresome study of various projects, calculations and a precise understanding of the variables needed and required for completion of a successful project on time. Apart from designing and drafting and keeping into consideration the introduction of various technological advancements, you need to evaluate the project cost. It all... Read more →


Research Scientists Wish They Had More Brains

Mysteries of the Mind Part 1, Wanted: Your Brain By Jeff Stoffer DEC 17, 2019 American Legion Magazine Research scientists in Boston wish they had more brains. One they can expect is that of a former Harvard University football player who wants to know, preferably before he dies, exactly what happened inside his skull after he was kicked in the head during a professional wrestling match in 2003. A brain the researchers have already examined came from a Navy Special Warfare veteran who lost his... Read more →