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June 4, 2020

New Jersey Gambling Record Revenues, Playtech & Sports Betting

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 4, 2020)--The Garden State was among the first to bet big on online gaming, and it’s paying off in a big way with revenues skyrocketing to a record high of $80 million in April. This is a 118.6 percent increase compared to April of 2019, according to the New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE). These numbers are up nearly $15 million from March, as customers have decided to switch gears and gravitate to the convenience that online gaming provides, with slot games being... Read more →


Rocco Russomano, of Elmwood Hills, formerly of Woodbury, age 79

On May 20, 2020. Age 79. Resident of Elmwood Hills. Formerly of Woodbury. Survived by loving caregivers. Rocco’s interment will be held privately. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Rocco Russomano. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Ernesto P. Abedejos of Philadelphia

On May 27, 2020. Age 76. Of Philadelphia, PA. Survived by his children, Joshua and Estephany. Ernesto is one of eight siblings, all of whom have passed on. He was a cook on a cargo ship for many years, which allowed him to travel all around thew world, before settling down in the United States. He desired for a better education and better life for his two children and petitioned for them to come to America. Services will be private. Condolences and Memories may be... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Police Officer Nathan James Lyday Shot and Killed

Police Officer Nathan James Lyday Ogden Police Department, Utah End of Watch Thursday, May 28, 2020 OGDEN CITY, UTAH (June 1, 2020)--Police Officer Nate Lyday, age 24, was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call at a home in the 300 block of Jackson Avenue. A woman had called 911 and reported that a male subject was threatening to kill her. When Officer Lyday and other officers arrived at the home was located on the front porch. He was uncooperative with officers... Read more →


Because of Possible Shark Activity Herring Point, beaches at Cape Henlopen State Park Closed

12-year-old boy transported to local hospital with bite mark DNREC officials have closed Herring Point to surfing and swimming Thursday afternoon until further notice following a biting incident reported just before 1 p.m. Beach goers are also restricted to knee-deep waters around the Cape Henlopen bathhouse. A 12-year-old boy surfing off Herring Point sustained puncture wounds to one of his legs and was transported by ambulance to Beebe Hospital in Lewes. While initially reported as a shark bite, the appearance of the bite mark is... Read more →


Police Seek Information on Willingboro, Westampton Shootings

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina, Westampton Township Police Chief Stephen Ent, and Willingboro Township Director of Public Safety Kinamo Lomon are seeking assistance from the public to help solve two shootings that occurred early this morning. The first incident happened in the first block of Spindletop Lane in Willingboro, where an adult male was shot multiple times after answering a knock at the door at approximately 1:30 a.m. The man was flown to Cooper University Hospital in Camden, where he is listed in critical but... Read more →


Seeking Information on Individuals Inciting Violence During Peaceful Demonstrations

The FBI respects the rights of individuals to peacefully exercise their First Amendment rights. Our mission of protecting the American people and upholding the Constitution is dual and simultaneous, not contradictory. Accordingly, we are committed to apprehending and charging violent instigators who are exploiting legitimate, peaceful protests and engaging in violations of federal law. The continued violence, potential threat to life, and destruction of property across the United States interferes with the rights and safety of First Amendment-protected peaceful demonstrators, as well as all other... Read more →


Officer Down: Sergeant Stephen Williams, Shot and Killed

Sergeant Stephen Williams Moody Police Department, Alabama End of Watch Tuesday, June 2, 2020 ALABAMA--(June 4, 2020)--Sergeant Stephen Williams , age 50, was shot and killed while responding to a call for service at the Motel 8 at 2451 Moody Parkway. While on scene at least one suspect opened fire on him, fatally wounding him. Two subjects were taken into custody several hours later after barricading themselves inside a hotel room. Sergeant Williams had served with the Moody Police Department for three years and had... Read more →


NJ Sees 8th Consecutive Decline in New Jobless Claims

By Dave Lemery | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey saw an eighth consecutive decline in new jobless claims last week, according to the latest data. Numbers released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Labor show that about 25,000 Garden State residents filed for unemployment benefits for the week ending May 30. That’s a 25 percent drop from the previous week’s 34,000 filings. Since the state’s economy was largely shut down by Gov. Phil Murphy in mid-March, about 1.1 million people have... Read more →


John F. Jackson of Cherry Hill

On May 25, 2020. Age 77. Of Cherry Hill. Survived by his children. Vane Jackson and Rikeisa Jackson. John proudly served our country in the U.S. Army. He worked many years in electronics repair. John’s interment will be held privately. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of John F. Jackson. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Carmela Amato of Maple Shade

On May 24, 2020. Age 97. Of Maple Shade. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Letereo Amato and Salvatrice Amato. Interment Private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Carmela Amato. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Who Sells Organic Baby Products?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 4, 2020)--Children are the greatest gifts in our lives. Parents always try to surround them with great love and care. They do whatever is necessary to make the life of the little ones safer and happier. One of the most desired things all children dream of is to get toys. However, they need many other things. Thus, smart parents choose online selling stores to find the necessary stuff. Online stores are more resourceful and offer cheaper prices. Accordingly, we’ve searched for the best stores... Read more →


Anne C. Mears of Camden City

On June 1, 2020. Age 85. (nee Mason). Of Camden. Predeceased by her husband, John W. Mears and her son, Cornelius “Van” Mears. Survived by her grandchildren, Sakina and David Simpkins, siblings; daughter-in-law, Brenda Simpkins and many loving nieces and nephews. Her viewing will be private for immediate family. Anne will be interred privately with her late husband, John W. Mears at Brig. General William C. Doyle Veteran’s Cemetery, Arneytown, NJ. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Anne C.... Read more →


A Letter from American Legion National Commander James W. “Bill” Oxford

June 4, 2020 Dear American Legion Family Members and Friends, In this era of uncertainty, one thing remains absolute: No community service organization responds more effectively in times of despair than The American Legion. The coronavirus has placed barricades around nearly every facet of our way of life in America. It has halted social gatherings, closed our schools and many businesses, and threatened our nation’s blood supply. But American Legion Family members have admirably served our communities, states and nation through this turbulent time. And... Read more →


Jefferson Washington Township Hospital ICU Nurse Linda McAllister Receives DAISY Award for Extraordinary Care

Jefferson Washington Township Hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurse Linda McAllister, BSN, RN, shown right, was honored with a 2020 first quarter DAISY Award for compassionate and skillful care. Jefferson New Jersey Chief Nursing Officer Helene Burns, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, made the presentation to McAllister at the hospital on June 3. Part of an international program, DAISY honorees are nominated by patients, family members, and colleagues for demonstrating excellence through clinical expertise, extraordinary compassionate care, and a high level of professionalism. A resident of Sewell,... Read more →


Getting Old…….. To My Ever – – So- Young Friends! A Collection

By: Joe Ball | CNBNews Contributor I very quietly confided to my best friend that I was having an affair. She turned to me and asked, ‘Are you having it catered’? Joe Ball And that, my friend, Is the definition of ‘OLD’! *** Just before the funeral services, the undertaker Came up to the very elderly widow and asked, ‘How old was your husband?’ ’96,’ she replied: ‘Two years younger than me’ ‘So you’re 98,’ the undertaker commented She responded, ‘Not hardly worth going home,... Read more →


Did You Buy ReJuvenation? You Can Get A Refund

June 1, 2020 by Ari Lazarus Consumer Education Specialist, FTC A few months ago, we wrote about a settlement with the makers of ReJuvenation, the so-called anti-aging wonder pill. If you bought this product, we have some good news: you can get a refund. The FTC is mailing more than 1,300 checks to people we know bought the product. People on that list will get a full refund of the money they spent on ReJuvenation, averaging $113 each. But we also know that there are... Read more →


REPORT: 40 Percent of New Jersey's COVID-19 Deaths Occurred in Nursing Homes

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square New Jersey Republicans slam omissions in report (The Center Square) – A 100-page report on New Jersey’s response to nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic cites staffing shortages and poor communication as problems that CNBNews graphics should be addressed. More than 40 percent of the state’s 11,880 deaths occurred in nursing homes, prompting criticism from state Republicans. The report conducted by Manatt Health that cost the state $500,000 does nothing but shift blame to “anyone but the governor,”... Read more →


Amy Kennedy Awarded 2020 Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinction

from Everytown for Gun Safety Brigantine, NJ - Today, Amy Kennedy was awarded the 2020 Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinction from Everytown for Gun Safety. This distinction is given “for advocating for gun violence prevention and making a commitment to govern with gun safety in mind.” “As a mother of five and a former teacher who dealt with the tragic reality of having to talk to kids about school shootings, I know what a serious issue gun violence is in our society and... Read more →


Churches Targeted by Thugs Across US

GUEST OPINION Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Bigotry Flares Amidst Protest June 3, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a rash of anti-Christian assaults: We have the coronavirus pandemic going on at the same time as rioting in the streets of urban America. Though churches had absolutely nothing to do with the killing of George Floyd, they have been targeted by thugs. Anti-Catholic remarks have also aired on TV. St. John Episcopal Church, across the street from the White House, was set on... Read more →


How AI Will be a Game Changer For Education Systems

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 4, 2020)--Since the introduction of artificial intelligence (AI), the world has experienced a vast number of disruptions across several of its sectors. Industries, including manufacturing, marketing, education, and advertising, have implemented the use of AI over the last few years. Also, the health industry is not left out of the picture as a lot of advances have been made on healthcare through the use of AI. “Education is a crucial part of everyone's life”, says Neil Davies, a career expert from Craft Resumes. With... Read more →


PNC BANK ALERT: Be alert to fraudulent emails, text messages and phone calls

Fraudsters are on attack, using malicious email, text message and telephone scams designed to steal tax refunds and government stimulus checks being distributed to eligible individuals. Don't fall for common scams: Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Checks No business/service can get you a check faster. No third party is being used by the IRS to "hold" or sort checks. Funds are issued directly from the IRS to you via direct deposit or U.S. Postal Service mail. Stimulus checks are issued based on how you filed your... Read more →


Uncontested Divorces in Oklahoma - How to File for Divorce the Easy Way

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 4, 2020)--Divorces are never easy – and one of the biggest problems is that when you get kids involved or a spouse who’s not wanting a divorce, these can cause a lot of heartache and psychological issues. Divorces can be extremely messy in Oklahoma if you don’t get an uncontested one – from custody battles, property battles, child support, and so much more. There is a lot of paperwork involved, even if the divorce isn’t contested, so it’s best to hire a good mediating... Read more →


NRA-ILA: Fact Checkers, Editorialists Resort to Fake News to Push Anti-Gun Propaganda

Guest Opinion: TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2020 SUPPORT NRA-ILA As we saw last week with Twitter presuming to fact-check an opinion expressed by President Trump, the legacy media – now in collaboration with tech platforms that constitute the modern public square – still pathetically cling to the idea that they are perceived as a source of “truth” by America at large. Polls, however, show that a majority of Americans do not trust the media to report the news accurately. And they shouldn’t, particularly when it comes... Read more →


Dealing With Distracted Driving In Gloucester City

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 4, 2020)--Analysis of traffic accidents throughout New Jersey has found that distracted driving is the most common cause of fatalities on the roads. It is more dangerous than driving under the influence, and it results in almost three times as many crashes as speeding. When drivers in Gloucester City use their mobile phones, drink coffee or adjust in car technology, their attention is taken away from the road and the safe operation of their vehicle. As a community, it is important to remind local... Read more →


Murphy: Contract Tracing is Critical in NJ's Reopening Plan

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. LILO H. STAINTON | JUNE 3, 2020 | TRENTON, NJ--It’s seen as a critical pillar in plans to reopen New Jersey and could involve hiring at least 5,000 people at costs that could top $5 million a week, but significant details about the status of a contact-tracing program are still at least a week away.... Read more →


Digestive Enzymes vs Probiotics Review – Which is the Best Supplement to Take

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 4, 2020)--There are quite some similarities between digestive enzymes and probiotics. They carry out functions that are quite complementary. Regardless of these similarities,, digestive enzymes and probiotics still differ very markedly and carry out their functions in different ways. Digestive enzymes are basically substances in the body that play a role in the breakdown of food. Probiotics, on the other hand, are good bacteria which play a role in keeping your gut healthy. Although these two substances have major differences, they work hand in... Read more →


Handy Tips To Get Started With Online Sports Betting

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 4, 2020)--Online sports betting turns out to be a convenient way to keep your entertainment while being able to wagers on your favorite team. This not only leads to increased interest in the game but also allows you to generate a huge amount of cash when you’re mindful of placing your bets thoughtfully. You can use several platforms for sports betting Illinois that can assist you in kickstarting your gambling without making you worry about any legal hassle. Check out this guide to know... Read more →


NJ Republicans Question Bill to Allow Murphy Borrow $5 Billion from Washington

Gloucestercitynews.net files By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey Republicans are questioning a bill that would allow Gov. Phil Murphy to borrow $5 billion from the federal government to cover budget shortfalls due to the coronavirus pandemic. The state Assembly’s Budget Committee gave their OK to the “New Jersey Covid-19 Emergency Bond Act” on Monday. The full Assembly is set to vote on the plan Thursday. The money is being sought to prevent what the Murphy administration says will... Read more →