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June 2, 2020

Regina Loretta Lachall of Cherry Hill

On May 29, 2020. Age 70. Of Cherry Hill. (nee Reilly). Loving wife of the late Richard T. Lachall Sr. Cherished daughter of the late William Reilly Sr. and Regina Reilly (nee Aubry). Loving mother of Richard Lachall Jr., Jeffrey J. Reilly and Franklin W. Reilly. Beloved sister of Joanne Egan, Susan Bobbie, Madeline Durso and William Reilly Jr. Cherished grandmother of Nolan Lachall and Corinne Lachall. Regina loved her two grandchildren, her three sons and was a loving and devoted wife to her husband... Read more →


NJ Students Graduate from University of the Sciences

PHILADELPHIA, PA (05/29/2020)-- University of the Sciences recognized graduates as part of the University's 199th Commencement celebration held virtually on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Nicholas Angelucci of Glassboro graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science. Brooke Braddock of Marlton graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science. Laura Ciapetta of Mount Laurel graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science. Rebecca Cusato of Bellmawr graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in... Read more →


Dwayne Hightower, of Camden City Charged with Murder

Camden City, N.J. – A man has been charged in a May 14 fatal shooting in Camden, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki. Dwayne Hightower, 41, of Camden, has been charged with one count of first-degree Murder. Investigators said Hightower shot Andre Reevey, 34, of Camden, near Hemlock Walk. When police arrived, they found Reevey outside suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Through the investigation,... Read more →


New Jersey ACLU Organization Says Curfews Invite Discriminatory Enforcement

Local governments in the state of New Jersey – including Asbury Park, Atlantic City, the City of Trenton, and other places in Mercer County – have implemented curfews in response to the nationwide protests in support of Black lives, police accountability, and against police violence. The following statement can be attributed to ACLU-NJ Executive Director Amol Sinha: “The use of broad curfews is a disturbing development, for a wide range of reasons: specifically targeting First Amendment activities – including the arrests of members of the... Read more →


Hair Salons and Barber Shops in New Jersey May Reopen on June 22nd

TRENTON – As part of his restart and recovery plan, “The Road Back: Restoring Economic Health Through Public Health,” Governor Phil Murphy today announced that New Jersey will enter Stage Two on June 15, 2020. Guided by strict protocols from the New Jersey Department of Health, as well as input from the Governor’s Restart and Recovery Commission and complementary Advisory Councils, Stage Two will include outdoor dining for restaurants and indoor, non-essential retail as of June 15th. Beginning on June 22nd, barber shops and salons... Read more →


VIDEO: WHO WAS GEORGE FLOYD? FBI Seeking Digital Media in George Floyd Investigation

The Minneapolis Division of the FBI has a website now available where citizens can send digital media in support of the federal civil rights investigation into the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd in South Minneapolis. Citizens who were in the area before, during, or after the incident are urged to post any information, photos, or videos that could be relevant to the case at fbi.gov/MinneapolisTips Citizens may also continue to call 1-800-CALL-FBI (800-225-5324) to verbally report tips and/or information related to this investigation. Read more →


Officer Down: Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte Shot and Killed

Police Officer Cody Holte Grand Forks Police Department, North Dakota End of Watch Wednesday, May 27, 2020 Police Officer Cody Holte was shot and killed after responding to assist deputies from the Grand Forks County Sheriff's Office who were fired upon as they served an eviction notice at an apartment at 2627 South 17th Street. When deputies made contact with the subject he fled into a bedroom and began firing at them with a semi-automatic rifle. Officer Holte and another officer from the Grand Forks... Read more →


New Revelations That Implicate Obama, Biden

You have conspiracy, conspiracy to obstruct justice, conspiracy to misuse classified information, misuse of classified information,” Tom Fitton states in last week’s Weekly Update on the Obamagate scandal. With “new evidence that Barack Obama and Joe Biden were intimately involved in the targeting of then-President elect Trump,” the Attorney General’s position that “there’s no evidence of a crime” – is an “odd position to take” Fitton affirms. In fact, “there’s definitely evidence for which both Obama and Biden should be targeted for criminal investigations.” according... Read more →


HOW TO AVOID COVID 19 SCAMS

June 1, 2020 by Lois Greisman, Associate Director, Division of Marketing Practices, FTC Michael Herndon, CFPB, Acting Assistant Director, Office for Older Americans Many of us are paying close attention to the guidance from federal, state, and local governments during this COVID-19 health emergency. Unfortunately, scammers are also paying attention. Some are even pretending to be affiliated with the government – just to scam you out of money. Here are three ways you can help protect yourself and others from these scammers: Know that the... Read more →


Bucknell Students from NJ Named to Dean's List

LEWISBURG, PA (05/29/2020)-- Bucknell University has released the dean's list for outstanding academic achievement during the spring semester of the 2019-20 academic year. A student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to receive dean's list recognition. The following students have achieved dean's list status: Carrie Baeckstrom, class of 2021, from Cherry Hill Sarah Baldwin, class of 2021, from Runnemede Jon Baxter, class of 2020, from Haddonfield Hannah Bokma, class of 2020, from Vineland Julia Carita, class... Read more →


NJBIA Testifies on NJ COVID-19 Emergency Bond Act

Responsible, short-term borrowing may be appropriate to assist in needed revenue collections and to avoid painful tax increases to balance New Jersey's FY2021 budget, the New Jersey Business & Industry Association testified today. Gloucestercitynews.net files However, NJBIA Vice President of Government Affairs Christopher Emigholz cautioned the Assembly Budget Committee that the authorization of $5 billion in borrowing proposed in the New Jersey COVID-19 Emergency Bond Act may be premature without knowing what support might be coming from the federal government. He added there should be... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Bellmawr resident Antonia McCullen-Richardson receives Becker College's Service Award WORCESTER/LEICESTER, MA (05/29/2020)-- Becker College is proud to announce that Antonia McCullen-Richardson, of Bellmawr, NJ, received the Service Award at a virtual Academic Awards ceremony. McCullen-Richardson graduated from Becker College in May with a Bachelor of Science degree in Veterinary Science, Clinical and Lab Animal Medicine. The Service Award is presented to a student who demonstrates the core values of global citizenship in serving the needs of others, near and afar, for the common good, in... Read more →


SONIC-Drive to Aid Distance Learning

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Month, SONIC is providing teachers with necessary supplies for students to continue learning at home OKLAHOMA CITY (May 29, 2020) – To recognize the entrepreneurial spirit driving teachers to meet their students' distance learning needs during this difficult time, SONIC® Drive-In matched all donations to DonorsChoose on Teacher Appreciation Day, giving Amy Brown in Gloucester County, New Jersey $112. Through Limeades for Learning®, SONIC donated $1 million to public school teacher requests across the country on Teacher Appreciation Day –... Read more →


NJ American Water Employees Donate Food and Cash to Local Food Banks

CAMDEN, N.J. – May 28, 2020 – Led by the Water Workers Union Local 99, New Jersey American Water South Operations employees donated 1,600 pounds of food and $2,000 from New Jersey American Water to four local food banks in Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Salem Counties last week. Burlington Township Food Pantry, Food Bank of South Jersey, Pitman Pantry and St. John Outreach Food Bank each received 400 pounds of food and $500 to help fight hunger in these communities. “Food insecurity is an obstacle... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD: Operation of ATV's and Similar Vehicles- Prohibited List

Gloucester Township-- Ordinance 82-1: The operation of motorized scooters, mini-bikes, trail-bikes, go-peds, dirt bikes, quads, and other similar motorized recreational devices, electric or gas powered, are prohibited: -On private property of another without the prior express written permission of the owner and occupant of said property. Where such prior express written permission has been obtained, the operator shall keep the same on his person, available for immediate display during the period of such operation. - On any public, municipal or Board of Education grounds or... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Bellmawr resident Antonia McCullen-Richardson receives Becker College's Service Award WORCESTER/LEICESTER, MA (05/29/2020)-- Becker College is proud to announce that Antonia McCullen-Richardson, of Bellmawr, NJ, received the Service Award at a virtual Academic Awards ceremony. McCullen-Richardson graduated from Becker College in May with a Bachelor of Science degree in Veterinary Science, Clinical and Lab Animal Medicine. The Service Award is presented to a student who demonstrates the core values of global citizenship in serving the needs of others, near and afar, for the common good, in... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Changing Face of Protestors

Bill Donohue |CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how protests have changed in America: A protest is a declaration of disapproval. That is what Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. participated in for many years. The worst of what is happening today is not a form of protest—it is an expression of nihilism. In his "Letter from a Birmingham Jail," King made it clear that "In no sense do I advocate evading or defying the law, as would the rabid segregationist. That would... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Helps Rescue Lost Fawn at Lake Renee

On Wednesday May 27th, Gloucester Township Police Patrolman Gary Lewitt was dispatched to Lake Renee for the report of a Baby Fawn that appeared to be malnourished and wondering around without its mother. Ptl. Lewitt was able to spend some quality time, as you can see on his body camera video, with the Fawn he named “Renee” prior to Animal Control transporting Renee to Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge in Medford, NJ for evaluation and treatment. Nice work Ptl. Lewitt! This VIDEO can be viewed... Read more →


Prepare Now for 2020 Hurricane Season

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard reminds the public and mariners to prepare for the 2020 hurricane season. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30, with the peak occurring between mid-August and late October. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting an above normal 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. According to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service, the outlook predicts a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance of... Read more →