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July 26, 2020

UPDATED: Asst. Principal Sues Gloucester City School Supt. Vespe; Bellmawr Gym Controversy Continues

CNBNews Tips and Snippets: UPDATE: CBSN Philly is reporting the owners of the Atilis Gym, Bellmawr, were arrested earlier today by authorities. “Well, this was a first,” BJ Dowlen said. “I stayed the night in the gym writing, my book clients Ian & Frank were just waking up, I’m gathering my computer & notebooks, just waiting for the guys to come out for a few final questions, and then a SWARM of Camden County Sheriffs & local Bellmawr police (with K-9 units waiting in a vehicle) come bursting thru the door….to me, sitting there, writing, by myself. First & foremost, the... Read more →

Stay Out of NYC If You Value Your Life!

Video: Dad & Daughter Viciously Beaten by Gang of Thugs

Lawlessness continues in New York City thanks to Mayor De Blasio Defunding of Cops Mandate NEW YORK, NY (July 26, 2020)--The New York Police Department released a shocking video this past Thursday showing the moment a father and daughter were set upon by a violent mob in a store in upper Manhattan, according to The Daily Mail. Victor Martinez Medina, 41, a Mexican immigrant who moved to New York 15 years ago, was knocked out cold by the group who were targeting his 22-year-old daughter. His wife Rosa Santo, 39, watched the savage beating in horror from outside the store before... Read more →

The Full Invasion Has Begun

Spotted Lanternfly • Detected on September 22, 2014 in Berks County Pennsylvania • Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) is a plant hopper, Lycorma delicatula (white) belonging to the family Fulgoridae in the order Hemiptera (true bugs). • Makes use of over 70 different plant species, including fruit trees, ornamental trees, woody trees, vegetables, herbs and vines. Strongly prefers the invasive “Tree of Heaven” Damage • Like most hemipterans, SLF feeds on plants using their sucking and piercing mouthparts to extract plant sap. • Adults and nymphs feed on phloem tissues of young stems with their piercing and sucking mouthparts and excrete large quantities... Read more →

The Next Time You Visit A Gloucester Township Park Say Hello to the Park Patrolman

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (July 25, 2020)--Gloucester Township not only has three large public parks in town for our residents to enjoy (GT Veteran’s Park, GT Community Park, and Camden County Timber Creek “Dog” Park), but has numerous smaller parks and playgrounds in various neighborhoods throughout town. Our Gloucester Township Police Class I Special Law Enforcement Officers (SLEO) conduct park patrols daily at each of our beautiful parks to help keep you and your family safe, as well as interact and engage with our residents. Our SLEO’s operate specially marked patrol vehicles, like the one pictured, as well as bicycles and golf... Read more →

EPA Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Agency Works with State, Tribal and Industry Partners to Prevent and Clean up Pollution Releases PHILADELPHIA (July 24, 2020) – As part of a continuous effort to celebrate EPA’s 50th anniversary, the agency is highlighting the progress made on promoting responsible waste management, preventing contamination from hazardous waste, and cleaning up releases from underground storage tanks. Signed into law in 1976, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) sets standards for responsible solid waste management and established safeguards for hazardous wastes, from generation to transportation, treatment storage and disposal. “As business practices have evolved, EPA has continued to adapt, innovate and... Read more →

New Jersey Sells Only Winning Ticket for $124 Million Mega Millions Jackpot

NJ Players on a Winning Streak – Mega Millions is the Fourth Multi-State Prize in 2020 TRENTON (July 25, 2020) – New Jersey Lottery Executive Director James A Carey, Jr. announced this morning that the only Mega Millions jackpot winning ticket from last night’s drawing was sold in New Jersey. “We are thrilled that the winning ticket was sold in Hudson County. I’m happy to congratulate Brenda’s Inc. on 110 Kennedy Boulevard in Bayonne, the retailer that sold this winning ticket,” said Carey. “Our 50th Anniversary year has found us on a success streak. In February it was the $202 million... Read more →

Because of COVID-19 Stockton Students Offered Rooms at Showboat Atlantic City Hotel

Galloway, N.J. – Stockton University is finalizing an agreement with Showboat Renaissance LLC for the use of up to 400 rooms at the Showboat Atlantic City Hotel for students during the fall 2020 and spring 2021 semesters. The agreement meets Stockton’s potential need for additional housing as the university implements state COVID-19 guidelines that reduces the number of students permitted in existing on-campus student housing. “Stockton promises to provide housing to all students who request it,” said Stockton Executive Director of Residential Life Steven Radwanski. “This agreement ensures that we will have sufficient housing based on current demand.” The Showboat agreement... Read more →

Data Exposes Scams in Your Area

July 24, 2020 by Jabari Cook Intern, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC Gloucestercitynews.net files Scams happen everywhere: in every region, state, and community across the country, including your own. You might be wondering, “What kinds of scams are happening in my area?” We have a tool to help you answer that question: Explore Data. With Explore Data, you can find out what kinds of scams and identity theft people are reporting most in your community. You can also break it down to see how much different groups report losing, and how they paid scammers. You’ll also find interactive infographics... Read more →

Starting Monday Swedesboro's Locke Avenue/CR671 to be closed for railroad-crossing repairs

Necessary safety work will require detours (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the start of a railroad crossing rehabilitation project that will require a ten-day closure and detour of Locke Avenue/CR671 between 2nd Street and Richardson Avenue in Swedesboro, Gloucester County. Beginning at 7 a.m., Monday, July 27, until 7 a.m., Wednesday, August 5, Locke Avenue/CR671 is scheduled to be closed and detoured in both directions at the railroad crossing between 2nd Street and Richardson Avenue. Construction will remove the existing railroad crossing and replace it with a new concrete crossing, as well as new asphalt... Read more →

GT Police Chief David Harkins Message

(Gloucester Township NJ)(July 25, 2020)--I want to let the community of Gloucester Township know how the men and women of the Gloucester Township Police Department have handled these difficult few months. We are always looking at ways to improve our ways of serving our community, and to implement the best practices of policing. With all of the negativity geared toward the policing profession, it has been disheartening for me to see the profession that I love to be portrayed so badly by news reports. This has made us double our efforts to do things even better. This is what I demand... Read more →

Fentanyl and Heroin Mill in Paterson Busted; Gang Linked to 14 Fatal, 13 Non-fatal Overdoses

TRENTON (July 24, 2020)--– Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and New Jersey State Police Superintendent Colonel Patrick J. Callahan today announced arrests of five persons in the takedown of a major fentanyl and heroin mill in Paterson, N.J., that distributed its narcotics in wax folds stamped with the same brand names that have been linked to 14 fatal and 13 nonfatal overdoses. The New Jersey State Police and its partners seized approximately 6,300 individual doses, an additional kilogram of heroin, and 170 grams of fentanyl – which together have a total street value of $100,500 (kilo of heroin $60,000, 170 grams... Read more →