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February 15, 2020

Down The Shore: Ingram’s Thorofare Bridge to Close this Thursday Evening

The following is a message from the County of Cape May regarding the Ingram’s Thorofare Bridge on Avalon Boulevard in Middle Township: MIDDLE TOWNSHIP, NJ --On Thursday night, February 20th , the Ingram’s Thorofare Bridge will be closed between the hours of 7:00pm thru 5:00am due to ongoing construction. As a result, Avalon Boulevard (C.R. 601) will be closed to thru traffic during these hours. The roadway and bridge will re-open after those hours and remain open thereafter. Traffic light heading eastbound on Avalon Boulevard... Read more →


Stockton U. Senior Receives $100K Gift from Justin Bieber for Mental Health Awareness

Stockton senior Julie Coker with Justin Bieber at MTV in New York. (Photo provided by Stockton University) MediaWizeFebruary 13, 2020 Stockton University senior Julie Coker of Union Beach, Monmouth County, has the best autograph from Justin Bieber – his signature on the bottom of a giant $100,000 check, which he presented to her live on MTV Feb. 7 to honor her work on mental health awareness. “I’m still in shock,” Coker said Monday as she prepared to staff the Active Minds table in front of... Read more →


The Rodger Stone Case: Where Is "Lady Justice"?

WASHINGTON, DC--This week saw new controversies related to the Roger Stone case with four top DOJ prosecutors resigning from their posts in protest of AG Barr’s call for reducing Stone’s sentence. Scroll down to see how Judicial Watch has taken an active role in exposing the FBI’s misconduct in raiding, targeting and prosecuting Roger Stone. From FOX News: DOJ Prosecutors Resign After Top Brass Reverses Course on Roger Stone Sentencing (2/12/2020) Four career Department of Justice prosecutors abruptly withdrew from their postions in an apparent... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Fence Fighting

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor Fence fighting. You may not have known what this behavior is called but I’ll bet you’ve seen it. When a dog is left to his own resources outdoors, he may exhibit an annoying chain of behaviors. If you have a fenced-in yard Fido may spot movement outside of the fence and run the length of the enclosed area barking furiously. Eventually, the object or person will disappear from view and the dog will calm down and be quiet. But suddenly, another... Read more →


Hunters! Please Remove Temporary Deer Stands from State Wildlife Areas

DOVER (Feb. 12, 2020) – With Delaware’s 2019/20 deer hunting seasons having ended earlier this month, hunters are reminded to remove their portable deer stands from state wildlife areas by Saturday, Feb. 15. Any stands found on wildlife areas after that date will become the property of the Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife. Hunters may temporarily set up portable stands starting Aug. 1 each year and remove them at the end of the season – doing so with the knowledge that placement of a... Read more →


Gloria J. Dobleman, of Audubon, age 65

(nee Pearce) On January 15, 2020, of Audubon, NJ. Age 65 years. Beloved wife of the late William R. Dobleman. Dear mother of Tina (John) Tetreault, David, Jason (Erica), Billy, Linda and Dawn Levengood. Loving grandmother of 10 and great grandmother of 7. Devoted sister to 3 sisters and a brother. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Monday 9 AM to 12 Noon at the FOSTER-WARNE FUNERAL HOME, 250 White Horse Pike, Audubon, NJ. Prayer Service will follow at 12 Noon.... Read more →


Gizmo teaches Municipal Alliances Committee about “A Robot Like Me”

(Deptford, NJ) On Wednesday, Jan. 15 Freeholder Jim Jefferson hosted the Municipal Alliance Appreciation Dinner at Auletto’s Caterers for all of the local Municipal Alliances committee members. The event included a presentation from special guest Gizmo D. Robot. Gizmo serves as the host of the “A Robot Like Me” (ARLM) program: a comprehensive Character Education and Anti-bullying program designed for kids in kindergarten through the sixth grade. Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, “We don’t have to treat anti-bullying education as something that is scary... Read more →


Warren County Freeholders Support 2nd Amendment

(WHITE TOWNSHIP, NJ – February 11, 2020) – Expressing their intent to uphold the Second Amendment rights of the citizens of Warren County, the Board of Chosen Freeholders unanimously passed a resolution declaring Warren a “Second Amendment / Lawful Gun Owner County.” Gloucestercitynews.net graphic file The freeholder board “desires to express its deep commitment to the rights of citizens of Warren County to keep and bear Arms,” the resolution stated, and opposes “any efforts to unconstitutionally restrict such rights.” A standing-room-only crowd offered comments both... Read more →


Students from NJ Make Dean's List at Georgia Tech

ATLANTA, GA (02/11/2020)-- The following students have earned the distinction of being named to the Dean's List at the Georgia Institute of Technology for Fall 2019. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester. Danielle Brown of Mullica Hill (08062) Pierce Burgin of Sewell (08080) Nya Dawson of Salem (08079) Lucy Domingue of Mullica Hill (08062) Shawn McKelvey of Williamstown (08094) Thomas Poliski of Salem (08079) Sophia Rubino of Haddonfield (08033) Gemma Ruggiano of Mount... Read more →


What You Need to Know About Vampire Energy

(February 15, 2020)--)--Have you ever wondered why all your energy saving efforts seem not enough? Is your electric bill still hiking up? Well, you might have something lurking in your home. This monster is leeching energy from your sockets and money from your pockets. How Does It Work? Vampire energy, also known as standby loss, idle current, or ghost load, refers to the energy being unnecessarily leeched by gadgets or appliances when you leave it plugged in. These products are consuming energy even when not... Read more →


ATTENTION Pennsylvanians! You can now request mail-in ballot for any reason

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square A voter steps from the voting booth Nov. 6, 2018, after casting his ballot in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Matt Rourke / AP photo HARRISBURG, PA (February 14, 2020)--Pennsylvania voters will be able to mail-in their ballots for the first time in history without a reason, but county election officials say they are not sure how it will affect the upcoming presidential primary in April. The Secretary of State’s Office is accepting applications for the online ballots starting this week... Read more →


Guest Opinion: 75 percent of illegal immigrants skip deportation hearings, hiding out in US

OPINION: WASHINGTON SECRETS by Paul Bedard | February 07, 2020 10:35 AM More than 7 out of 10 illegal immigrant families ordered to be deported have skipped their court dates and remain in the United States, according to federal statistics. In just 10 courts, some 36,115 illegal immigrant families ordered out from September 2018 to January 2020 never complied with a requirement to attend their hearings and instead are hiding out in the country, according to a Justice Department report from the Executive Office for... Read more →


FBI Alert: Avoid Becoming a Victim of Romance Scams

Valentine’s Day and other opportunities for romance can be exciting, but they can also lead to heartbreak, embarrassment, and financial loss if you’re not careful. Criminals search dating sites, apps, chat rooms, and other social media networking sites attempting to build “relationships” for the sole purpose of getting your money or your personally identifiable information. Romance scams, also called confidence fraud, affected 114 victims in New Mexico in 2019 for a loss of more than $1.6 million, according to the FBI’s Internet Crimes Complaint Center.... Read more →


Secure Your Finances Before Obtaining a Car Loan

image courtesy of unsplash.com (Gloucestercitynews.net)(February 15, 2020)--Getting a car loan requires you to be responsible. You need to pay the loan each month for three to five years. There's a chance that your car could get taken away from you if you fail to pay the required amount. Therefore, you must secure your finances first before you obtain any loan. Make sure you don’t have any existing major debt You can’t get a major loan if there’s an existing loan that you still keep paying.... Read more →