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July 25, 2020

NJ SIERRA CLUB: Beach Report - NJ Must Improve Water Quality Protections

Gloucestercitynews.net files Today, the annual beach report Safe for Swimming: Pollution at Our Beaches and How to Prevent It was released by Environment America Research & Policy Center and the Frontier Group. According to the report, 73 of 22 beaches (32.88%) in New Jersey tested potentially unsafe for at least one day in 2019. Beaches... Read more →


Tomasina Brattelli (nee Lammendola), of Runnemede

Tomasina Brattelli (nee Lammendola), of Runnemde, NJ, passed away peacefully on July 22, 2020, at the age of 93. Devoted mother of Domenic John (the late Victoria), Rosemary Evernham, Theresa M. Sylvester (Stephen), and Maria Howell. Loving grandmom of Bill, Domenic, Stephanie, and Christopher (Sara) and great grandmother of John and Angelo. Also survived by... Read more →


New Jersey American Water announces bold new START program

to create jobs and invest in water and wastewater services Estimated Creation of Up to 2,000 Jobs through Additional $150 Million Investment Annually CAMDEN, N.J. (July 24, 2020) – New Jersey American Water President Cheryl Norton today announced a bold new program that proposes to accelerate capital investment in water and wastewater infrastructure while creating... Read more →


Advocates: “Government Should Make It Easier, Quicker to Get Life-Saving Aid”

(July 24, 2020)--Millions of Americans who applied for Unemployment Insurance (UI) and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, during the pandemic have faced time-consuming application processes, trouble reaching government offices, and delays in receiving benefits, according to new research by the nonprofit organization, Hunger Free America. This data... Read more →


Customs and Border Protection Officers Intercepted 7 Counterfeit African Passports in Philly

Release Date: July 24, 2020 PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers intercepted seven counterfeit and altered African passports in Philadelphia Wednesday that were destined to an address in Palm Beach County, Florida. Philadelphia CBP officers seized this altered Gambia passport and six others. While examining arriving international air parcels, CBP officers inspected... Read more →


Former Congressman Ozzie Myers, of Philadelphia Charged with Fraudulently Stuffing Ballot Boxes for Democrat Candidates

image courtesy of https://www.geckoandfly.com/ PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced today that former U.S. Congressman Michael “Ozzie” Myers, 77, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has been charged by Indictment with multiple counts, including conspiring to violate voting rights by fraudulently stuffing the ballot boxes for specific Democratic candidates in the 2014, 2015, and 2016... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Introducing New Ideas

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor Dogs are social animals. That means introducing humans and other animals is an important part of creating a well-rounded life for your dog. Take your dog to parks, on hiking trails, and to dog-friendly neighborhoods. Introduce him to lots of people and observe his interaction with them. Does he seem anxious?... Read more →


Suspect's Argument with Employee of Mt. Laurel Medical Office Ends in Murder;

UPDATED: ...the argument was over an appointment for his father; A patient was also shot! Bruce Gomola Jr., 51 MOUNT LAUREL ­(July 24, 2020)– Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Laurel Police Chief Stephen Riedener announced that a Burlington Township man has been charged with fatally shooting an employee and wounding a patient inside... Read more →


Greater Philadelphia: Visitor Health and Safety Top Priority for the Entire Philadelphia Region.

A statue of Billy Penn stands on top of Philadelphia City Hall PHILADELPHIA PA (July 2020)--To help address the impact of COVID-19, VISIT PHILADELPHIA is united with public health agencies, government and elected officials, industry colleagues and you — the Greater Philadelphia community and our visitors — to support for visitors, residents and employees throughout... Read more →


Congressman Norcross Favors Bills that Secure Nation, Address Pandemic and Invest in American Families

WASHINGTON, DC (July 24, 2020)— Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) – a member of the House Committee on Education and Labor and House Armed Services Committee – voted in favor of H.R. 7608, a “minibus” package that contains four Fiscal Year 2021 bills that fund federal departments and agencies including those related to military... Read more →


Pennsylvania Republican Party News

This is a new weekly update from Pennsylvania Republican Party Chairman Lawrence Tabas filling you in on what our statewide party leaders are up to, along with relevant news pertaining to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Good morning, Pennsylvania. I spoke with the Pennsylvania Senate Thursday about the ethical concerns of mail-in drop boxes. These boxes... Read more →


NRA-ILA: Every Town’s Hail Mary

What do you do when millions of Americans are lining up against your worldview? You find a friendly reporter willing to help you try to cast a frightful shadow over that reality in the hopes of advancing your anti-American agenda. Gloucestercitynews.net files At least, that’s what Everytown did. A Politico reporter used FBI NICS data... Read more →


Hofstra University Congratulates Spring 2020 Dean's List Students from New Jersey

HEMPSTEAD, NY (07/22/2020)-- Hofstra University congratulates the students named to the Spring 2020 Dean's List for their outstanding academic achievement. Students must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 during the semester to make the Dean's List. Kyra Bryant of Vineland , NJ Anaya Colon of Clementon , NJ Alyssa DeAngelo of Sewell... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Swedesboro resident named to UMass Lowell dean's list LOWELL, Mass. (Grassroots Newswire) July 24, 2020 - Kieran Burns of Swedesboro, N.J. (08085), has been recognized for achieving academic distinction at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Burns, majoring in electrical engineering, was named to the dean's list at UMass Lowell for the spring 2020 semester. UMass... Read more →


Sgt. Bryan Cooper Mount, Dies in Vehicle Rollover Accident somewhere in Eastern Syria

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Sgt. Bryan Cooper Mount Operation Inherent Resolve. Sgt. Bryan Cooper Mount, 25, from St. George, Utah, died as the result of a vehicle rollover accident while conducting reconnaissance operations, July 21, 2020, in Eastern Syria. The incident is under investigation. Mount... Read more →