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March 30, 2020

Gloucester Township Officers Assaulted While Handling Domestic Dispute

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ--Monday, March 29, at approximately 6:10 PM, officers responded to the 1100 Block of the Little Gloucester Road, Blackwood, New Jersey 08012 for a report of damage to the residence and a family member that threatened to burn down the residence. During the investigation Officers spoke with the homeowner and defendant, Leonard W. Antonelli. Mr. Antonelli was irate and uncooperative with Officers. Officers attempted to calm Mr. Antonelli, but he only got worse. Officers were on location for over one hour trying to... Read more →


Mark Joseph Holdcraft, 25, of Bellmawr

Mark Joseph Holdcraft, 25, of Bellmawr, NJ, passed away suddenly on Sunday March 29, 2020. He was born on February 9, 1995, the son of William and Karen (Yannessa) Holdcraft. Mark was an avid fan of music, wrestling, and hockey. Mark is survived by his parents William and Karen, brother Kevin Holdcraft (Ali), sister Brooke Moser (Andy), brother Billy Holdcraft, sister Melissa Holdcraft, sister Lisa Hall, maternal grandmothers Mary Novello, nephews Brayden and Santino, nieces Viviana and Kylie, and many other beloved family members and... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Phoenix Police Commander Greg Carnicle, Shot and Killed; 2 Other Officers Injured

Commander Greg Carnicle Phoenix Police Department, Arizona End of Watch Sunday, March 29, 2020 Commander Greg Carnicle was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call involving roommates at a home near 40th Street and Pinnacle Peak Street. He and two other officers were speaking to one of the occupants inside of the home when the man suddenly drew a weapon and opened fire, wounding all three officers. Commander Carnicle was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. The... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: BLOOD OATH

Dusti Blood Story by Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Clark Dusti Blood is more than an intriguing name. As both a Coast Guard reserve officer and business professional, Dusti Blood is a woman who is respected and admired for propelling progressive change, challenging the status quo and inspiring others to do the same. A strong work ethic garnered Blood significant praise as the Puget Sound Business Journal recognized her with the 2019 Women of Influence award. Hundreds of individuals from across the greater Seattle region... Read more →


A Virtual Lenten Retreat Begins Tonight in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

The six-day online retreat program is part of the ongoing pastoral and temporal response of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to the COVID-19 pandemic and offers a means for the faithful to prepare spiritually for the approach of Holy Week. “Our Lenten journey has taken an unexpected turn with the worldwide outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). In an effort to impede the spread of the virus and to protect those most vulnerable among us, all of us have changed the way that we live. Life as... Read more →


Women And The Sport Of Golf

NAPSI)—As golf remains a significant piece of business and social culture, it’s important for women to feel confident on the course. Knowing the basics of the game could encourage participation in key business decisions taking place on the course every day. Nearly 5 million women play golf these days and if you’re among them—or would like to be—here are a few facts and tips you should know. Lydia Ko, the youngest player in golf history to be ranked No. 1 in the world. Where To... Read more →


Where Philadelphians Can Find Free, Nutritious Food During The Pandemic

Many Philadelphians are in need of free food due to school closures, loss of income, or other challenges caused by COVID-19. In response to this need, City of Philadelphia and partners have developed two ways for residents to find free food: Food sites where any resident can pick up free food for their household. Student meal sites where any child can pick up free meals. Find food sites and student meal sites using the map or lists below. (Note: orange dots on the map are... Read more →


Obituary: Ronald R. Emma, of Runnemede

Ronald R. Emma, on March 27, 2020, of Runnemede. Age 79. Beloved husband of Marianne Emma (nee Salamone) for 59 years. Devoted father of Carmella Roach (Edward) and Marie Brigandi (Joseph). Loving pop of Christopher Roach (Marisa), Renee Kelly (Shawn), Alexa Brigandi and Joseph Brigandi Jr. Great grandpop of Giuliana, Angelina and Sofia. Preceded in death by his brother Michael Emma, Jr. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Due to the limitations set forth by the State of New Jersey, services will be held at... Read more →


Can You ID This Man? Contact Gloucester Township Police

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (March 29, 2020)----On March 17, the depicted male entered the 7-Eleven located on Evesham Rd. and stole a donation jar sitting on the counter. If you can identify the suspect in the video call the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500, or call our GTPD Anonymous Tip Line: 856-842-5560. To send an Anonymous Tip via Text Message to Gloucester Township Police, text the keyword TIP GLOTWPPD and your tip message to 888777. You may also click here to access our Anonymous Web... Read more →


Obituary: Edward M. Carney, of Runnemede

Edward M. Carney, on March 6, 2020, of Runnemede, formerly of Camden and Bellmawr. Age 73. Devoted son of the late Edward M. and Katherine (nee Andrews) Carney, Sr. Dear brother of Michael Carney and the late Barbara Carney. Also survived by his cousin Jackie White and her children Emma and Thomas. Edward was an excellent pool player and played in a league for years. He enjoyed watching sports, especially NASCAR and football. Services and interment private. Funeral services under the direction of the Gardner... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': Dogs

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor Each of my dogs had a distinct personality. Two of my dogs are elderly. One of them is so old that I carry him around in a pouch on my shoulder. Every half hour or so he wakes up and forgets who I am, and he barks at me. I know better than to reach for him—his teeth are sharper than his mind. Sammy, my other elder is a feisty little Jack Russel/Chihuahua mix. Smartest dog I ever had. He will... Read more →


NEWS OF BOOKS: Rock-And-Roll Mystery

(NAPSI)—In the ’80s and ’90s, Jimmy Thunder was flying high—as bass player and lyricist for the chart-topping “hair band” Dark Mondays. But times and tastes changed, forcing Jimmy into early retirement, complete with a bruised ego and a years-long grudge against an industry that abandoned him. So when a record company lawyer shows up on Jimmy’s doorstep, he is less than welcoming. Only when the attorney states his case—that Jimmy’s old friend Kevin is dying, and leaving behind a musical mystery worth millions—is he willing... Read more →


Gloucester County Animal Shelter Need Donations for Pet Food Pantry

(Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) is starting the GCAS Pet Food Pantry to help assist pet owners in need. “GCAS realizes the financial strain that is being put on a lot of Gloucester County families during the COVID-19 pandemic,” Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said. “The GCAS Pet Food Pantry will help relieve some of the stress from the cost of feeding your pet. We will welcome all Gloucester County pet owners to come and get pet food if they’re struggling.” The GCAS... Read more →


NJ Working Families Announces New Endorsements

New Jersey Working Families Releases First Wave Of Endorsements In Congressional And Local Races Camden City, NJ: New Jersey Working Families has announced its first wave of endorsements in both congressional and local races. For Congress, New Jersey Working Families is endorsing Arati Kreibich (CD-5) and Amy Kennedy (CD-2). Locally they've endorsed Councilman Sean Spiller for Mayor of Montclair and plan to support more progressive down-ballot races as the primary nears. "This is an exciting chapter in New Jersey Working Families' march towards change in... Read more →


Bringing Oysters Back to Barnegat Bay

To really bring oysters back to the bay, we need to bring back the oyster reefs. BY KAREN WALZER, (Barnegat Bay Partnership) Oyster spat growing on a recycled oyster shell (S. Evert) Article by Dr. Christine Thompson, Assistant Professor of Marine Science, Stockton University Recipe for an oyster reef A lot of shell. Even more oyster larvae. A little bit of time, some food and water, and a lot of labor. In Barnegat Bay, the eastern oyster is functionally extinct. This doesn’t mean they are... Read more →


How You Can Choose the Best Solar Panel System Size: Your Top Questions Answered 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 30, 2020)--Solar panel installations have taken the world by storm, and even here in the United Kingdom, a lot more property owners are seeing their many benefits. With a solar PV system, you not only reduce and save on your electric bill and decrease your reliance on the grid – you also have the unique opportunity to earn money simply by selling back the electricity you don’t use. But if you are thinking about having your own solar PV system, what would be the... Read more →