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July 22, 2020

Nelson J. Brittin, of Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City

Nelson J. Brittin, on July 19, 2020, of Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City. Age 69. Survived by his lifelong girlfriend Lynn Christy. Dear brother of Edward Brittin, Jr. (Janice), Ron Brittin (Cindy), Jerilynn Escalona (Paul) and the late Don Brittin. Loving uncle of Edward, III, Jacqueline, Andrea, Eric, Nathan, Duncan, Chrissy and Andrew. Mr. Brittin worked for Harrah's Casino in Chester, PA. Services are private at the convenience of the family. Read more →


Business owner donates safety equipment to the Camden County Police Department

(Camden, NJ) – The Camden County Police Department is extending its thanks to a local business owner who has donated and installed clear partitions between work stations at the Camden County Police Department to help our employees stay safe. Sami Qureshi, the owner of local Signarama stores, visited the department Thursday, July 16, to donate and install clear partitions between work stations in our department’s communications hub – the Real-Time Tactical Operational Intelligence Center (RTTOIC). The clear partitions will help the officers and civilian analysts working in the RTTOIC to stay safe while working inside. “We are grateful to Mr. Qureshi... Read more →


The Political Elite in Washington Receive at Least $1 Million Pension Payout Paid By YOU!

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s net worth is reportedly between $50 million and $72 million; Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s net worth is reportedly roughly $22 million. Their current salaries are $223,500 and $193,400, respectively. By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square Jul 19, 2020 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., left, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., right, bump elbows as they attend a lunch with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 12, 2020. Susan Walsh / AP (The Center Square) – As the nation struggles with record high unemployment, extended... Read more →


Trump Administration Gutting M-13 Gang

(Judicial Watch)(July 21, 2020)--A special task force launched by President Donald Trump to gut the nation’s deadliest street gang has taken down key leaders in less than a year and for the first time charged a gang banger with terrorism-related offenses. The feared street gang of mostly Central American illegal immigrants, Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13), has spread throughout the U.S. and is renowned for drug distribution, murder, rape, robbery, home invasions, kidnappings, vandalism and other violent crimes. The Justice Department’s National Gang Intelligence Center (NGIC) says criminal street gangs like MS-13 are responsible for the majority of violent crimes in the U.S.... Read more →


GT Police Dept Remembers Nico Cassabria

(Gloucester Township NJ)(July 22, 2020)--The Gloucester Township Police Department remembers Nico Cassabria, son of GTPD Telecommunicator Stephanie Cassabria, who lost his courageous battle with Neuroblastoma three years ago on this date, July 21. Despite all adversity, 10 year old Nico touched the lives of so many people, not only the people around him but around the country. Nico taught us all a lesson in humility, compassion, and generosity. He embodied so many of the values that we as law enforcement strive to: most notably courage and compassion. Gloucester Township Police K-9 Officer, Patrolman Joe Thomson, was so touched by Nico and... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: The Lewis Creek Swimming Hole

Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 22,2020)--There is in the splashing of the creek a great spray of diamonds. As each youngster sails like an astronaut out on the tire Slim Randles swing, then releases the hold on the earth to flail, suspended in time and space for that brief second or two, there is a timelessness, a postponement of all things evil and destructive, an affirmation of joy. The swimming hole in Lewis Creek has been there since Indian times, of course, and the tire swing was probably preceded by simply a rope with knots in it. It is one... Read more →


John B. Burkhardt, of Coudersport, formerly of Gloucester City; RE Developer, Inventor, Westville Police Officer, Army Veteran, Karate Instructor, GHS Alum Class of '62

John B. Burkhardt 1962 Graduate of GHS Coudersport, PA - John Barry Burkhardt, 77, of Coudersport, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2020, at UPMC-Cole, Coudersport, PA. John was born on March 19, 1943, in Blackwood, NJ the son of the late Paul Edward and Susan (Seif) Burkhardt. He married the former Judith J. Kummerlen on November 25, John with his wife Judith J. (Kummerlen) Burkhardt. They were married for 53 years 1966 and they have celebrated 53 years of marriage. John was a graduate of Gloucester City Jr. & Sr. High School, Class of 1962. He was a veteran of the... Read more →


Gov. Murphy Advises States to Quarantine

(Camden City, NJ) – Governor Phil Murphy has advised that any individuals entering New Jersey from four additional states now seeing rises in COVID-19 cases should quarantine themselves for 14 days upon entering the Garden State. The new states added to the list are Minnesota, New Mexico, Ohio and Wisconsin. In addition, those traveling from 18 other states that continue to see a positive COVID-19 test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents, or a 10 percent or higher positivity rate over a 7-day rolling average, should quarantine themselves upon entering the Garden State, including: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia,... Read more →


Delaware Grand Jury Indicts Wilmington Man for Carjacking and Weapon Crimes

WILMINGTON, Del. – A federal grand jury returned an indictment yesterday charging a Wilmington man with carjacking and weapons offenses. Gloucestercitynews.net files According to the indictment, Davine Boyce, 21, committed the carjacking on December 1, 2019, and in the process he brandished a loaded Taurus Model G2C 9mm semiautomatic firearm with an extended magazine. He was prohibited from possessing a firearm by virtue of a prior felony conviction. Boyce is charged with carjacking, brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence, and possession of a firearm by a person prohibited. If convicted, he faces a mandatory minimum... Read more →


CNB Fishing: Teens Catch 700 Pound Bluefin Tuna

MAINE--On July 15, 2020, three teenagers caught a 700-pound-tuna off the Maine Coast, according to The Bangor Daily News See Video Wyatt Morse, 17, of Auburn; Martin Scanlan, 16, of Aspen, Colorado; and Griffin Buckwalter, 16, of Scarborough worked for seven hours to capture the tuna off the Maine coast. For more, visit The Bangor Daily News See more at Griffin B youtube channel submitted by BT Read more →


Grant Funding Program for CC Small Businesses

(Camden City, NJ) – Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli Jr., along with Camden County’s business advocates, Congressman Donald Norcross and clergy announced a forthcoming grant funding program for small businesses launching on July 23. The county has Gloucestercitynews.net files received federal funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to assist struggling businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. As we navigate through this public health crisis, we know that merchants on Main Street are hurting and it is imperative to make every effort to get them additional financial assistance. “We know the business community, especially the foundation of our economy,... Read more →


Nicola "Evangelos", age 71 of Gloucester City

Nicola "Evangelos",age 71 of Gloucester City on July 20, 2020. Beloved husband of Charlene. Devoted father of Angelo (Patti), Stamati, Stamatoula (Vhonn). Loving step-father of Jennifer (Joe), Brian (Kathy, Erinn (Scott), Cailin (Spencer), Meghan (Kevin). Loving Grandfather of 12 grandchildren. Dear brother of Elias, Dimitrios, Angelo Jr., Zachary, and sisters Sophia Frangos and Georgia Frangos and many nephews, nieces, and cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services Thursday 11:00 AM at St.Thomas Greek Orthodox Church, 615 Mercer Street, Cherry Hill where a viewing will be held 10:00AM-11:00AM (Due to government restrictions no more than 90 people in the... Read more →


Maryland Fishing: Fhinn Zeender-Lawrence Catches a Pumpkinseed, a Croaker and Catfish with bloodworms off a dock in Edgewater

July 21 Fishing Report by Erik Zlokovitz, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fhinn Zeender-Lawrence caught this nice pumpkinseed, along with croaker and catfish this weekend with bloodworms off a dock in Edgewater. Photo by Nathan Zeender The weather is putting a lot of heat-related stress on both anglers and the summer striped bass population. We ask anglers to focus their fishing on early morning hours, or switch to other species during the heat wave. Throughout Maryland’s warmest months, the department’s online striped bass fishing advisory forecast provides a seven-day outlook to help anglers reduce striped bass mortality during the summer fishing... Read more →


Better Then the Alternative

by Joe Ball | CNBNews Contributor As one grows older, one experiences things that normally don’t happen to those in their twenties and thereabouts. But a message to young people – – Just Wait! The following is on the horizon for you, and already here for me. … Friends I’ve made in elementary school, high school, boy scouts & back-of-house driveway areas are sometimes recognizable. Not always. … So many of my older acquaintances are using canes, or, uh-oh, walkers. … One of the first sections I read in the daily newspapers are – – the obituary and death notice sections... Read more →