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June 2020

Coast Guard Aids Man Experiencing Heart Attack Symptoms Near Brigantine

BRIGANTINE, N.J. (June 30, 2020)--— The Coast Guard conducted a medical evacuation of a 74-year-old man who was experiencing symptoms of a heart attack while boating in the New Jersey Intracoastal The Coast Guard conducted a medical evacuation of a 74-year-old man who was experiencing heart attack-like symptoms while boating in... Read more →


Gloucester City Ends Contract with Trash Collector

(Gloucester City, NJ)(June 30, 2020)--Statement from Mayor Spencer on the Collection and Disposal of Solid Waste and Recycling in Gloucester City. Effective June 30, 2020, the City of Gloucester City has effectively concluded its contractual relationship with Republic Trash Company. In order to be responsive to the needs of our City,... Read more →


Toxic Fumes from The Asphalt Tank Explosion Spread Throughout Gloucester City

DEP Needs to Hold Those Responsible Accountable GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ -- An asphalt tank exploded and burst into flames early this morning in the 200 block of Water Street in Gloucester City. The asphalt tank, owned and operated by Blueknight Energy Partners, caught fire and exploded around 12:49am. The tank is... Read more →


Robert Peter, APWU Local 526 Treasurer (Blackwood) Sentenced to Home Detention for Stealing Union Funds

Camden City, NJ --On June 17, 2020, in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (Camden), Robert Peter, former Secretary-Treasurer of American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Local 526 (located in Blackwood, N.J.), was sentenced to six months of home detention and three years of probation. Peter was... Read more →


Pink Roses Teal Magnolias: It's a Virtual Shopping Spree

It's a Virtual Shopping Spree Join us In the Fight Against Cancer June 30 - July 2 Cancer is relentless -- and so are we! When the going gets tough, the tough go shopping -- online! Support MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper by scrolling through our Virtual Boutique to select... Read more →


Over 100 Leading Businesses Blast Murphy's EO As It Unfairly Hurts Restaurant Owners

The New Jersey Business Coalition, a group of more than 100 leading business and nonprofit groups throughout the state, issued the following statement following Gov. Phil Murphy's signing of Executive Order 158, temporarily pausing the resumption of indoor dining in New Jersey. "New Jersey business owners have said from the beginning... Read more →


ROWAN SWIMMING & DIVING NAMED SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICA TEAMS

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has selected the Rowan University men’s and women's swimming and diving teams for Scholar All-American honors. Rowan was one of 461 schools to receive the award for the Spring semester. Teams were selected on the basis of... Read more →


Asphalt Tank Explodes at BlueKnight Plant

UPDATED The asphalt tank that was on fire The Gloucester City Fire Dept. is remaining on the site photo courtesy of CBSN Philly UPDATED: GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (June 30, 2020)--A huge fire broke out early this morning at the BlueKnight Asphalt plant, after an asphalt tanker exploded in flames. People in... Read more →


Have You Seen Linda Stoltzfoos?

East Lampeter Township Police and FBI Seek Public's Assistance The East Lampeter Township Police Department and the FBI are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Linda Stoltzfoos. Linda has been missing since Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21, 2020, when she didn't return home after a church service. She was last observed... Read more →


4 Accessories Every Millennial Needs

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 30, 2020)--Many micro-challenges plague a millennial’s life. We want to eat better, be more productive, be more organized, have better relationships and so on. The weight of living can really get us down; however, some fantastic companies have put together interesting gadgets and gizmos to lend a helping hand and... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing News: Northern Pike Aggressive Hard Fighting Cool Water Fish

General Facts Northern pike are a very aggressive hard fighting coolwater species. They prefer relatively shallow weedy areas of lakes and slow moving rivers. There is a marked tendency for movement to deeper, cooler water during the summer when water temperatures are highest, especially for the larger fish. Although not as... Read more →


HOW OLD DO YOU HAVE TO BE TO VISIT A CASINO

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 30, 2020)--Every country is unique in terms of age restrictions in the gambling industry. The main condition to visit a casino and play games for money is usually reaching the adult age according to the laws of a certain country. Therefore, a young man or woman living in Spain should... Read more →


CNB Medical News: Six Tips for Wearing a Face Mask this Summer

Virtua Health physician offers advice for keeping healthy and cool during the pandemic (Marlton, N.J.) The summer brings heat, humidity, sweat — and this year, face masks on top of it all. With social distancing guidelines still in place, it’s important to continue protecting against the spread of COVID-19. Indeed, the... Read more →


Irene A. Goldschmidt of Runnemede

Irene A. Goldschmidt (nee Aupperle), on June 27, 2020 of Runnemede. Age 93. Beloved wife of the late Edward Sr. Devoted mother of Edward Jr. (Julie), Debra Lauer and Robert (Dawn). Loving grandmother of Edward III, Robert, James, Anthony, Jennifer, David and Ryan. Sister of 9. Also survived by many nieces... Read more →


VIDEO: New York Trained Tiz The Law on Course for US Triple Crown

Tiz The Law became the first New York-trained thoroughbred to win the Belmont Stakes (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 30, 2020)--Tiz The Law became the first New York-trained thoroughbred to win the Belmont Stakes since 1882 when he landed the 2020 renewal of the Triple Crown event in June. The Belmont Park contest brought up... Read more →


Genovese Crime Family Member Frank Giovinco Sentenced to 4 Years for Racketeering

New York - Audrey Strauss, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that FRANK GIOVINCO was sentenced yesterday to 48 months in prison for extortion conspiracy and Frank Giovinco, image courtesy of cosanostranews.com participating in a racketeering conspiracy in connection with the Genovese Crime Family’s... Read more →


Miracle in the Desert: The Rise and Fall of the Salton Sea"

Offers Global Audiences A Thoughtful View into An Imminent Environmental Time Bomb in California (Los Angeles, CA—June 29, 2020) Eye-opening award-winning documentary "Miracle in the Desert: The Rise and Fall of the Salton Sea" from filmmaker Greg Bassenian (“CSI: Miami”) lays bare the startling environmental disaster that is the Salton Sea... Read more →


CNB Medical News: What Young Men Should Know About Testicular Cancer

Max Mallory succumbed to testicular cancer. Now, a foundation created in his name helps other young men save their own lives with information about the disease. (NAPSI)—Young men and those who care about them should consider the story of Max Mallory. At 22 he graduated from college and started his dream... Read more →


Pine HIll Man Reported Missing Found Dead; Suspect Charged with Murdering the Man

Camden City, N.J. – A Camden man has been charged after detectives located the body of a Pine Hill man who was reported missing late Saturday, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden Police Chief Joseph Wysocki. Gloucestercitynews.net files Michael Branon, 32, of Camden, has been charged... Read more →


NJ Lottery Warning Residents of Scams

Residents Beware of Fraudulent Messaging TRENTON (June 29, 2020) – Following reports of alleged lottery scams that have cropped up over the past weeks in social media posts, New Jersey Lottery is cautioning residents to beware of any social media postings, emails or telephone calls from anyone promising lottery winnings, asking... Read more →


A Message from Congressman Norcross

Tuesday, June 30 at 10:00 AM Streamed live on: Facebook.com/DonaldNorcrossNJ I will join Camden County Freeholder Director Lou Cappelli, Camden County College President Don Borden and NJ Teacher of the Year Kimberly Dickstein Hughes for a virtual town hall on COVID-19 where we will discuss South Jersey’s response to the COVID-19... Read more →


Jack Williams, NMN, SHSN E3, of Gloucester City

Jack Williams, NMN, SHSN E3 April 16, 1993 - April 19, 2020. Age 27. Of Gloucester City. Beloved and cherished son of Luke Williams and Michele L. Greene. Loving brother of Luke and Colleen (Murphy) Williams, Sadie and Erick Williams, Grace Williams and Bridget and Christopher Moise. Cherished grandson of Joseph... Read more →


In-Person License and Vehicle Transactions Delayed to July 7

Road Tests and Inspections Still Scheduled to Start today, June 29 TRENTON – The Motor Vehicle Commission announced today that most in-person transactions scheduled to start on June 29 will be delayed until July 7, while the text notification system undergoes final testing. Statement from Chief Administrator Sue Fulton: “We intended... Read more →


Fresh Fruit Arrives in The Port of Philadelphia; Ship Docks at Gloucester Marine Terminal

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 29, 2020)--Fresh fruit arrived this month in the Port of Philadelphia according to The Produce News. Gloucestercitynews.net files The M/V Everest Bay, operated by Seatrade, docked at the Gloucester Marine Terminal in Gloucester City, NJ, and unloaded some 3,800 pallets of clementines and navel oranges, kicking off... Read more →


Final Vote Coming Today on State's $7.7 Billion Budget; The Plan Funds the State for 3 Months

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. JOHN REITMEYER | JUNE 29, 2020 Key Points to Watch in the Bill Lawmakers plan final votes Monday on a three-month... Read more →


Congressman Norcross Cheers Supreme Court's Recent Ruling on Abortion

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today released the following statement: “Today, the Supreme Court rightfully overturned a Louisiana law restricting abortion access, blocking a repulsive attempt by Republicans to suppress women’s rights and their access to health care. This is a victory for women and a victory for... Read more →


Galloway Tax Preparer Charged with Filing False Tax Returns

CAMDEN City, N.J. – An Atlantic County, New Jersey, tax preparer was arrested today for allegedly using false information to increase her clients’ tax refunds and filing her own false tax returns, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Michele Griffin, 40, of Galloway, New Jersey, is charged by indictment with 19 counts... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: Sign Petition To Save Cape May County Turtles From Being Killed

Samantha Geisinger started this petition to Cape May County In Cape May County there are multiple "boulevards" connecting the mainland of New Jersey to its barrier islands (Stone Harbor, Avalon, Wildwood, North Wildwood, Sea Isle, Ocean City). Every summer, turtles travel across these boulevards to lay their eggs on high land.... Read more →


Honey! I just saved a life!

Donating blood or plasma can help you save a life in your community Author: Patrick Vongchan, Emergency Management Specialist, HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response courtesy of getty images Saving someone’s life can be pretty simple. As a volunteer EMT and firefighter in my community, I have... Read more →


VIDEO: Trinitario Gang Members Charged in Rikers Island Stabbings; Gang Moving into New Jersey

NEW YORK, NY (June 26, 2020)—Twenty-six alleged Trinitario gang members were charged Thursday in Bronx District court following an investigation by ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York and the New York City Department of Correction's (DOC) Correction Intelligence Bureau (CIB), with assistance from the New York City Department of Investigation... Read more →


UPDATE/SERVICE RESTORED/Comcast Outage in Gloucester City

UPDATE: service was restored in the 08030 area around 10:30 AM GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (June 29) --Comcast service in the Riverview Heights section of the city went out around 8:30 am. According to their website certain sections of the city have been having issues since 08:20 AM EST. Other communities in... Read more →


Video: Consumer Alert: Shopping On Line, Be Wary

by Jabari Cook Intern, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC In this age of social distancing, more and more of our favorite stores now offer ways to score great deals online. Even as shops around the country open their doors again, buying online is still a great, useful tool for... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': Summer

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor It’s that time again. Summer, when my dogs get in my face, panting their hot breath on me, raising the temperature at least ten degrees. As if I wasn’t already sweating. Summer, when kids are outside my window, screaming bloody murder by eight in the morning, continuing... Read more →


Gloucester Twp. Police Alert: How to Keep Your Dog Calm During Fireworks

The Fourth of July is coming up, meaning many dog owners will be dealing with howling, barking, and generally anxious dogs. It’s largely believed that Independence Day is the day when the highest number of dogs run away. Here are tips to prevent your dog from freaking out during fireworks: "When... Read more →


DOJ Records: Obama White House Scrambled to ‘Evolve’ Explanation of Benghazi Terrorist Attack

Emails Document Senior Obama White House-Clinton State Dept. Officials Joke About Being Called ‘Liars’ About Benghazi Susan Rice on 5 Sunday TV shows blaming the obscure YouTube video for the Islamic attack on our consulate in Benghazi. – ‘Fox News Sunday’ with Chris Wallace (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today... Read more →


Philadelphia Mayor Promises Major Changes in Police Department

PHILADELPHIA PA --Earlier this month Philadelphia Mayor James Kennedy promised a number of changes he will be making in the police department because of the death of George Floyd. Some of the changes include cutting the police budget, creating a civilian over site commission of police, using a different methods to... Read more →


Adam K Veron: How much exercise is okay or too much for your wellbeing in a pandemic?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 29, 2020)--Schools, fitness studios, sports, and other social engagement places are indefinitely inaccessible due to the risk of contagion. Everyone is busy maintaining social distance to ensure their and their loved ones' safety. It is the need of the hour, as the Coronavirus proteins attack the healthy tissue when they... Read more →


Voting Fraud Charges Involving Mail in Ballots Filed against Paterson Council Members

TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced voting fraud charges against Paterson City Councilman Michael Jackson, Councilman-Elect Alex Mendez, and two other men in connection with the May 12, 2020 special election in the City of Paterson. All four men are charged with criminal conduct involving mail-in ballots during... Read more →


21-Year-Old Washington State Man Charged with Smashing Delaware Police Car Window During Protest

May 30 protest in Wilmington Delaware , participants gather around a police car watching one man smash the window of the police vehicle (image courtesy of 6ABC philadelphia) WILMINGTON, Del. – David C. Weiss, U.S. Attorney for the District of Delaware announced today that a criminal complaint was issued on Saturday,... Read more →


Coast Guard: Construction Underway on N.J. Intracoastal Waterway

Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Edward Wargo U.S. Coast Guard District 5 Navigation crews from Coast Guard ATON Station Cape May work to repair ATON structures in the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway Jun. 25, 2020. Repairs to day boards and other ATON structures are being made to help prevent them... Read more →


CNBNews Book Tips: Fictional Pandemic All Too Real; Making America Sacred Again; An Immigration Story; Disappearing Jets

“Viral” by Kevin E. Ready (NAPSI)—A story of hope and the indomitable will of the human spirit. This is a popular fiction saga of a pandemic—written well before the COVID-19 virus was ever heard of—and the actions taken by people around the world to fight it. The story is told from... Read more →


Secret Service: Hunter Biden Took 411 Separate Domestic & International Flights During Obama's 1st Term; Visited China 5 X's

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it received records from the U.S. Secret Service showing that, for the first five and a half years of the Obama administration, Hunter Biden traveled extensively while receiving a Secret Service protective detail. During the time period of the records provided, Hunter Biden, son... Read more →


LTPD Alert: - Fireworks Consumer Brief

FIREWORKS consumer brief Gloucestercitynews.net files On the 4th of July, Independence Day, Americans celebrate their patriotism with family reunions, picnics and beautiful displays of fireworks nationwide. Unfortunately, every year, this happy celebration turns into tragedy for many Americans due to the unsafe and illegal use of fireworks. Fireworks displays must be... Read more →


Coach Bag Raffle July 1, Proceeds Benefit Camden County Police, Fire, EMS Killed in the Line of Duty

All of us at Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund hope you and your families are doing well. We were very disappointed to have to cancel our Spring Bingo this year, but we decided to try and do something fun to make use of the beautiful Coach bags sitting in the office... Read more →


Feds Charge 11 People with $6 Million Bank Fraud; Gang Operated in South Jersey and Pennsylvania

CAMDEN, N.J. – Eleven people have been charged for their alleged roles in a large-scale conspiracy to commit bank fraud over in southern New Jersey and southeastern Pennsylvania over the course of four years, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. Gloucestercitynews.net files The complaints unsealed today charge each of the defendants... Read more →


Living As A Senior

by Joe Ball | CNBNews Contributor When you’re 88 years of age, life can be boring. It can consist of … … Sleeping late in the morning … Having the same get-up routines (early to the bathroom for the everyday AM brushing of teeth, showering, swallowing pills, taking the daily sugar... Read more →


NJ Students Named to Gettysburg College Deans List

GETTYSBURG, PA (06/23/2020)-- Gettysburg College students take pride in their work, and we are likewise proud to announce their recent academic achievements. Students with a quality point average in the range of 3.300 to 3.599 for a semester's work were recently placed on the Deans' Commendation List. The following students from... Read more →


NJ Lottery Announces Updates to Core Games

Draw Times Changes, Exclusive Live streaming, and Bigger Jackpots Await Gloucestercitynews.net files TRENTON (June 2020) – The New Jersey Lottery is modernizing its core games line-up starting June 29 with a new draw time, new way to watch, and a bigger starting jackpot. The evening draw time for Pick-3, Pick-4, Jersey... Read more →


EPA Recognizes James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center in Altoona, PA

for Conserving Resources and Promoting Efficiency PHILADELPHIA (June, 2020) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized federal facilities today including the James E. Van Zandt Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center, in Altoona, Pennsylvania, for practical cost-effective measures to conserve money and resources as part of the Federal Green... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Students Named to Dean's List at Mount St. Mary's University EMMITSBURG, MD (06/24/2020)-- Mount St. Mary's University is pleased to announce that 705 students earned Dean's List honors in Spring 2020, achieving this accomplishment despite transitioning to online learning midway through the semester due to the coronavirus pandemic. An additional 150... Read more →