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July 23, 2020

UPDATED: Two Women Killed on Ocean Drive in Head-on-Motor Vehicle Collision

UPDATE (July 23, 2020)--Lower Township Police release the names of the two women who passed in Wednesday's motor vehicle crash as Corinne M. McDevitt, 35 years old, of Villas, NJ, and Linda M. Greenfield, 68 year old, of West Cape May, NJ. ++++ LOWER TOWNSHIP, NJ--(July 22, 2020)--Tragically, two women were killed Wednesday afternoon in a head-on motor vehicle collision. The incident occurred at about 3:20 pm on Ocean Drive in Lower Township. A 35-year-old woman was driving Northbound on County Route 621, otherwise known as Ocean Drive, when she veered over the double yellow line and slammed head-on into... Read more →


Sicklerville House Catches Fire After Being Struck by Lighting; Family Displaced

Date: July 22, 2020 Incident Location: 100 block of Breckenridge Dr. Sicklerville GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (July 23, 2020)--On Wednesday July 22, 2020 at approximately 8:35 PM, the Gloucester Township Police Department received a 9-1-1 call reporting a house in the 100 block of Breckenridge Dr. had been struck with lightning and was on fire. Officers arrived to find smoke and fire from the attic and roof area of the home. Officers verified that the residents, 2 parents and 4 juveniles, were evacuated and there was no one still inside. Numerous fire departments arrived to quickly extinguish the fire. There were... Read more →


Numerous Suspects Arrested During Operation Safe Quarantine in Burlington County

BURLINGTON CITY, NJ (July 23, 2020)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina, United States Homeland Security Investigations Assistant Special Agent in Charge - Newark Richard Reinhold, and Cinnaminson Township Police Chief Richard A. Calabrese announced today that numerous people have been charged with possessing and distributing child pornography as the result of a joint investigation during the COVID-19 pandemic dubbed “Operation Safe Quarantine.” “Those who believe the anonymity of cyberspace will mask their illegal activity could not be more mistaken,” Prosecutor Coffina said. “As illustrated by these arrests, we know how to find you, apprehend you, and hold you accountable for endangering... Read more →


Killens Pond State Park Water Park to Reopen Friday After Cleaning, Negative Tests

DNREC Announces The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will reopen the Killens Pond State Park Water Park on Friday, July 24, following its closure last week after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. Through the Division of Public Health, contact tracing was completed, water park staff who met the definition of close contact with the positive staff member were tested and all results were negative. The staff members who tested negative are following the DPH-recommended quarantine period from their last exposure to the staff member who tested positive. Other water park staff have continued routine cleaning during... Read more →


Tim McGraw Gives Surprise Virtual Performance to Virtua Nurses

Country music superstar “crashes” video call, pays tribute to frontline workers (MARLTON, N.J.) Singer, actor, and producer Tim McGraw surprised and delighted a handful of frontline nurses with a pop-up performance and conversation via video chat. The chart-topping, Grammy-winning artist used the opportunity to acknowledge the hard work and sacrifice of the staff at Virtua Marlton Hospital. Video of McGraw’s virtual visit can be seen on Facebook and Instagram as part of a series produced by Spotify called “The Drop-In.” Each episode features a vocal artist serenading and chatting with astonished fans. “I thought I was calling in to a... Read more →


Rowan Volleyball Team Earns USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award

LEXINGTON, KY - The Rowan women’s volleyball team has earned the USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2019-20 season, as awarded by the United State Marine Corps and the American Volleyball Coaches Association, becoming one of 231 teams honored in NCAA Division III. The Profs, under the direction of sixth-year head coach Deana Jespersen, maintained a team grade-point average of 3.6 for the past academic year. The award, initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors volleyball teams that maintain a year-long grade-point average of 3.30 on a 4.0 scale or 4.10 on a 5.0 scale. A total of 1,315 teams... Read more →


NJBIA to Testify Against Health Insurance Plan Tax that Will Raise Premiums   

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association is urging two legislative committees today to vote against a proposed $300 million health insurance tax that would increase costs for businesses, nonprofits and ultimately all employees who pay a portion of their healthcare premiums. The bills, S-2676/A-4389, would impose a new 2.75% state excise tax on fully-insured health insurance premiums for health benefits plans, MEWAs and dental and vision coverage. The bills are before the Senate Commerce Committee and the Assembly Financial Institutions Committee this afternoon. “This bill would increase costs on businesses and nonprofits, large and small, which have continued to... Read more →


Beware of Scammers Posing as Business or Government Officials

by Jabari Cook Intern, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC Scammers love to use the same old tricks in new ways. One of their favorites is to pose as a business or government official to pressure you into sending them money or personal information. Now, some scammers are pretending to be popular online shopping websites, phishing for your personal Gloucestercitynews.net files information. For example, you get a call from someone who claims to be with “Amazon.com.” (Spoiler alert: they’re not really from Amazon.) The voice on the phone will say that your credit card has been charged a large... Read more →


Thomas C. McGlinchey, of Mt.Ephraim, formerly of Gloucester City; Landscaper, GHS Alumnus, Class of '73

Mount Ephraim – Formerly of Gloucester City. On July 19, 2020. Age 67. In the loving and devoted care of his wife of 30 years, Elisa Anne McGlinchey (nee Thomas). Cherished father of Danielle McGlinchey, Stacy McGlinchey, Thomas C. McGlinchey, Jr. and Kathryn (Adam Smith) McGlinchey. Beloved brother of Michael (Elaine) McGlinchey, James (Joyce) McGlinchey, Katherine Lombardo, Margie (Paul) Fowler, Joanne (Don) Rodgers. Predeceased by his siblings: Francis (surviving Linda) and Marianne Davila. Devoted grandfather of Nicholas and Connor. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Thomas was born in Darby, PA and was raised in Gloucester City. He was a... Read more →


Former Lebanon County Republican Senator Sentenced to Prison on Child Pornography Charges

By Christen Smith | The Center Square smart-adunit="/132916964/thecentersquare.com/pennsylvania"> (The Center Square)(July 21, 2020) – Former Lebanon County Republican Sen. Mike Folmer began his two-year prison sentence on Tuesday after pleading guilty to child pornography possession Gloucestercitynews.net files charges earlier this year. “I’m not mad at anyone but myself,” Folmer told the judge, according a report from PennLive. “I let my Lord down. I let my family down. I let my constituents down.” Folmer's 14-year career as state senator came crashing down last September after federal and state agents seized his personal phone in search of sexually explicit images of minors... Read more →


Top State Members of Ohio GOP Charged by Feds with Racketeering Conspiracy Involving $60M

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Speaker of the House was arrested this morning and charged in a federal racketeering conspiracy involving approximately $60 million paid to a 501(c)(4) entity to pass and uphold a billion-dollar nuclear plant bailout. It is alleged that Larry Householder, 61, of Glenford, Ohio, and the enterprise conspired to violate the racketeering statute through honest services wire fraud, receipt of millions of dollars in bribes and money laundering. Four other individuals were also arrested and charged. They include: Mathew Borges, 48, of Bexley, a lobbyist who previously served as chair of the Ohio Republican Party; Jeffrey... Read more →


Four Democratic Members of The Toledo City Council Charged in Bribery/Extortion Scheme

Four sitting Toledo Council members all Democrats were arrested by the FBI in a bribery and extortion scheme image courtesy of WTVG Councilwoman Harper is accused of using a local attorney, Keith Mitchell, to solicit and accept bribe payments on her behalf. TOLEDO, OHIO--Four sitting Toledo City Democratic Council members and one local attorney were charged in a criminal complaint for their participation in a bribery and extortion scheme that encouraged soliciting and/or accepting cash, checks, money Gloucestercitynews.net files orders, or other things of value from local business owners in exchange for their votes on City Council. Charged today were... Read more →


VIDEOS: Heavily Armed Black Militants Demonstrated at Stone Mountain, GA, the Birthplace of the KKK

CNBNews Reporting An army of several hundred black militants heavily armed with M15 semi automatic rifles marched through Stone Mountain Memorial Park on Independence day. screenshot:Newsweek (Gloucestercitynews.net)STONE MOUNTAIN, GEORGIA--A large group of heavily armed black militants marched on Stone Mountain Park, located just outside of Atlanta, Georgia on Independence Day, Saturday, July 4. Leaders of the group challenged white people in the area to either come out and fight or join them in demonstrating against the government reported Newsweek. Police estimated the numbers of armed militia in the march range between several hundred to 1,000. Park officials said the Black... Read more →


Childproofing Your Pool and Swimming Safety

Gloucester Township Police Community Safety Tip: Children can drown in less than 2 inches of water. That means drowning can happen in a sink, toilet bowl, fountains, buckets, inflatable pools, or small bodies of standing water around your home, such as ditches filled with rainwater. • Never leave a child unsupervised near a pool including a portable "kiddy" pool even for a few seconds. • Do not use flotation devices as a substitute for supervision. • During social gatherings at or near a pool, appoint a ''designated watcher'' to protect young children from pool accidents. Adults may take turns being... Read more →


IPTV vs Cable – Who Holds the Future?

(GLOUCESTERCITYNEWS.NET)(July 23, 2020)--IPTV is the new buzz word. It’s a new type of TV service that may replace conventional TVs. When compared with cable, it’s more versatile. However, it comes with some restrictions. But there’s cable in every other household and there are juicy bundles out there such as Spectrum packages. So can IPTV really gain the cable kind of dominance? This is a question that deserves IPTV vs. cable debate and this blog addresses that exactly. Let’s dive into the comparison, shall we! What is IPTV? IPTV refers to the delivery of TV over IP networks. It lets you... Read more →


Delaware Asking the Public to Report Sightings of Wild Turkeys During July and August

DOVER, DELAWARE--The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is looking for volunteers to help with its annual wild turkey productivity survey during July and August. The public is encouraged to monitor and report wild turkey sightings in Delaware to provide data that helps DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife sustainably manage the state’s turkey population. Since the annual wild turkey productivity survey began in 2010, Delaware’s citizen conservationists have helped collect information on turkey populations within the state by generating consistent data on turkey distribution, productivity and sex/age ratios. The 2020 survey period runs from July through Aug. Upon... Read more →


Community Grants Awarded to Camden City Not-for-Profit Organizations

Conner Strong & Buckelew, American Water, The Michaels Organization, NFI, and The Cooper Foundation Sponsor Community Building Grants to Camden City Based Non-Profit Organizations CAMDEN CITY, NJ – George E. Norcross, III, Chairman of Cooper University Health Care, announced that four Camden City based non-profit community organizations will receive grant awards from the supplemental round of the Camden City Community Grant Program. Each grantee will receive a $5,000 grant to fund a significant community building activity within the next 18 months. Conner Strong & Buckelew, American Water, The Michaels Organization, NFI, and The Cooper Foundation are the founding sponsors of... Read more →


Virtua Health Teams with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

to Provide Newborn Care at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Highest-level neonatology services available at Camden hospital’s Special Care Nursery (CAMDEN, N.J.) Virtua Health announced today that the Special Care Nursery (SCN) at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital is now being managed and staffed by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) neonatologists. With this announcement, CHOP-affiliated physicians now provide pediatric services at all of Virtua Health’s neonatology sites. The CHOP at Virtua alliance, formed in 2011, also includes the SCN at Virtua Memorial Hospital and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Virtua Voorhees Hospital. “This expansion of the CHOP... Read more →


Success in Job Search: How to create a cover letter without efforts

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 23,2020)--One of the important documents you attach to the application is a cover letter. Writing services can be helpful in case you have never come across how to write it but want to land a dream job. Free services offer hundreds of samples, sorted by type and industry, which you can customize. Paid professional cover letter writing services promise to write all to pieces the most tailored and persuasive cover letters instead of you. Which would your potential hirer prefer? The answer goes out from your understanding of what purpose a cover letter serves. In this case, you won't... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Welcomes New Officers

(Gloucester Township, NJ)(July 23, 2020)--Monday, July 20, the Gloucester Township Police Department welcomed three new officers. These officers although new to the Gloucester Township Police Department they bring with them previous police experience and are all Veterans who have served our great country. The Community Relations Bureau was present to capture the exciting moment as they made their oath to serve the community of Gloucester Township. We welcome (left to right) Officer Patrick O’Hanlon, Officer Christopher Foschini and Officer Kevin Martina to our Gloucester Township family. Address/Location Gloucester Township Police Department 1261 Chews Landing Rd Gloucester Township, NJ 08021 Contact... Read more →


Video: Anarchists Attack Homeland Security Agents Protecting Federal Buildings in Portland

CNBNews Reporting (Gloucestercitynews.net)(PORTLAND, OREGON, JULY 21, 2020)--Hundreds of anarchists try to storm a United States courthouse in Portland, Oregon as agents from Homeland Security sent to Portland to protect federal buildings fire teargas into the crowds trying to disperse them. One agent was hit over the head by a subversive using a sledge hammer. His medical condition is unknown. The 23-year-old suspect, who resides in Texas, is facing federal charges. According to Chad Wolf, acting Homeland Security head since November 2019 the Portland protests have been going on every night for over 50 days. Wolf said the anarchists number in... Read more →


HOW YOU CAN MEDICALLY DEAL WITH TRAFFIC COLLISION CASES

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 23,2020)--According to the World Health Organization road traffic statistics, approximately 1.35 million die each year from road accidents. Road accidents are disastrous, leaving many victims hospitalized and properties damaged. Depending on the amount of collision, victims can suffer varying degrees of injuries ranging from bruises to broken body parts. It is important to seek medical attention after an accident. However, if the injuries are minor, then there is no need to see a doctor. Nevertheless, it is still vital that you check your health status. Not all injuries show immediate symptoms. A doctor will determine if you are medically... Read more →


MVC Announces Scheduled Inspections to Resume for Salvage Vehicles

TRENTON – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) customers are advised that they can resume making appointments for salvage vehicle inspections. A salvage vehicle is one that has been wrecked, destroyed or damaged to such an extent that the insurance company considers it uneconomical to repair. These vehicles can be repaired and re-sold in certain circumstances, pending proper inspection and titling in New Jersey. Salvage vehicle inspections can be scheduled for as early as August 3. Appointments can be scheduled by contacting the following salvage inspection sites: Westfield – 908-232-6396 Asbury Park – 732-869-8333 Winslow – 609-567-0190 The MVC also... Read more →