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July 29, 2020

Walt "Big Slam" McDonald, of Gloucester City; Owned Temple of Slam Wrestling School, Main Event Pizza

Walter Ellis McDonald Jr. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 29, 2020)-- Walter Ellis McDonald Jr, Age 54, Of Gloucester City, aka “Big Slam” passed peacefully in his sleep, on July 28, 2020 in the loving care of his family after a long and valiant battle with multiple health issues. Walt is survived by his spouse of 19 years; Michelle Ferry McDonald, his children; Walter Ellis McDonald III, Brittany Lynn Helms, Brighton Lacy Helms, his siblings; David Kauffman, Dale McDonald, Debbie Walker (nee McDonald), his adopted granddaughter Lana MacAdams, his Aunt Joyce and Uncle Ed Kunitz, Uncle John Jefferson and many nephews,... Read more →


Lorenzo of Pennsylvania and Sperling of New York Take Phoenix Bass Double-Header; 4 from SJ in Top 5

by FLW Communications UNION SPRINGS, N.Y. – It was a double-header for bass anglers this past weekend in Union Springs with the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine on Lake Cayuga events. Boater John Lorenzo of Kane, Pennsylvania, brought five bass to the scale Saturday totaling 21 pounds, 6 ounces to win the first event of the weekend and earn $4,037, while boater Chris Sperling of Cato, New York, brought in a limit of bass weighing 21 pounds, 4 ounces, on Sunday to earn the win and the top prize of $11,761, including the lucrative FLW PHOENIX BONUS... Read more →


Stockton Preparations For Fall Includes Lots of Signs, Wipes, Masks and Plexiglass

Galloway, N.J. – As Stockton prepares to welcome back staff, faculty and students, steps are also being taken to make clear that COVID-19 is definitely not welcome on campus. Plans that began developing in May are now being implemented to meet state guidelines and provide a safe campus for students, faculty, staff and visitors. More than 30,000 canisters of wipes will be available to place in every office, meeting room and classroom. Posted signs request “Wipe Down Surfaces Before & After Class & Meetings.” About $100,000 in clear acrylic barriers have been ordered and are being installed in offices. Each... Read more →


New Bill Would Allow NJ Governments to Borrow More Money

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. ++++++ New Jersey’s local governments could borrow money to help offset revenue losses during the coronavirus pandemic under a bill that’s progressing despite concerns among some Gloucestercitynews.net files lawmakers about oversight and the potential for abuse. The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee passed the local-borrowing measure Tuesday, putting it on course to win final approval from the Democratic-controlled Legislature on Thursday. The bill’s advancement comes just weeks after lawmakers approved... Read more →


U.S. Government Engages Pfizer to Produce Millions of Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Defense (DoD) today announced an agreement with U.S.-based Pfizer Inc. for large-scale production and nationwide delivery of 100 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine in the United States following the vaccine’s successful manufacture and approval. The agreement also allows the U.S. government to acquire an additional 500 million doses. The federal government will own the 100 million doses of vaccine initially produced as a result of this agreement, and Pfizer will deliver the doses in the United States if the product receives Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) or licensure... Read more →


New Jersey Marketing Company Involved in $8.8 Million Compounded Prescription Drug Scheme

NEWARK, N.J. – The former co-owner of a New Jersey marketing company today admitted her role in a scheme to defraud public and private health benefits programs of at least $8.8 million for the billing of medically unnecessary compounded prescriptions, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Christine Myers, 38, of Phillipsburg, New Jersey, pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge John Michael Vazquez to an information charging her with conspiracy to commit health care fraud. “In an era when many Americans worry about securing health insurance for their families, we’ve seen far too many instances where both private and publicly... Read more →


CBD and COVID-19 - The Truth and the Lies

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 29, 2020)--Since December 19, news of the new coronavirus is almost everywhere, making it impossible for people to escape any further updates. It seemed to be a mysterious illness in Wuhan, China, but the flu (COVID-19) reported around 80,000 infected people of the coronavirus, more than 50% of them in China. The coronavirus cases are critical, with many reports of infection rates and deaths. Daily news on world economies and businesses are being reported daily. People under 50 years old are less likely to become infected with the coronavirus, yet it depends on your health condition. Many claims run... Read more →


Cleanup Plan for the Imperial Oil Superfund Site in Morganville Released

Morganville, N.J. (July 28, 2020) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a change to its plan to address groundwater contamination at the Imperial Oil Superfund Site in Morganville. Data collected since the original cleanup plan was selected in 1992 indicate that natural processes are effectively reducing the levels of contaminants and that active treatment of the groundwater is not needed. As a result, the agency plans to rely on natural processes to address the groundwater rather than extract and treat the groundwater as the original decision stated. Throughout the cleanup, monitoring and further studies will be conducted... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: Who Knew Mules Like Watermelon?

Slim Randles CNBNews Contributor (Gloucestercitynews.net)-- Dud and I had just about finished solving the problems on page one and were about to start solving sports dilemmas when Bert mumbled something. Now Bert, usually loquacious, was in one of his rare, but deadly, silent coffee mornings. Normally he'd fill the Mule Barn truck stop with his pronouncements on life, love, literature and the price of cauliflower, but not today. I took a sip and turned to Bert. "You say something, Bert?" "Seeds and froth," he mumbled. "Seeds and froth?" "It's not like it was my fault, you know. What did I... Read more →


Sandmann's Lawyer Accuses CNN Reporter Stelter with Breaking Agreement

SHELBY TALCOTT MEDIA REPORTER July 27, 2020 Covington Catholic student Nicholas Sandmann’s lawyer accused CNN’s Brian Stelter of breaching a confidentiality agreement Friday after the host retweeted speculation on the settlement. Sandmann settled a defamation lawsuit with the Washington Post in July after he was misrepresented by media publications over an incident at the Lincoln Memorial in 2019. Previously, CNN paid a multimillion dollar settlement to Sandmann as well. Stelter (photo) retweeted a comment from attorney Mark S. Zaid commenting on Sandmann’s defamation case Thursday. Zaid, who has represented the Daily Caller in past litigation, said that the student “was... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: Virtua Health Hospitals Among the Best in New Jersey and Philadelphia Area

(MARLTON, N.J.) Virtua Voorhees and Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes hospitals are among the best performing hospitals in New Jersey and the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area in the latest U.S News and World Report 2020 -2021 rankings. Virtua Memorial and Virtua Willingboro hospitals also received recognition as top performers in the treatment of specific medical conditions. Virtua Voorhees Hospital ranks as the seventh best hospital in N.J. and ninth best in the Philadelphia Metro Area. (Data from nearby Virtua Marlton Hospital contributes to this ranking.) Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden is rated 12th best in NJ and 13th... Read more →


Hudson County Retailer Given Bonus for Selling $124M Mega Million Jackpot Ticket

TRENTON (July 29, 2020) –New Jersey Lottery Executive Director James Carey, today visited Brenda’s Inc. (also known as The Corner Store II) at 110 John F. Kennedy Blvd. in Bayonne, in Hudson County. Carey presented The Corner Store II’s owner, Vijaykumar Patel, with a ceremonial check for $30,000 representing the bonus commission the store receives for selling the winning Mega Millions jackpot ticket from the Friday, July 24, drawing. “Congratulations to The Corner Store II and owner Vijaykumar Patel for selling this winning ticket. The win has made this local retailer an immensely popular place. It will continue to be... Read more →


Buying a Racecar: What You Need to Consider

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 29,2020)--Whether it is the realization of a lifelong dream or a relatively recent idea, making the decision to buy a racecar is an exciting time. However, once you get into the details of buying a racecar, it can become a stressful task. To ensure you choose the right car, you need to do plenty of research and take your time to look at all your options. You need to be sure that you are buying a car that can achieve what you want it to, but you also need to find a car within your budget. If you are... Read more →


The start-up entrepreneurs' journey during the 2020 COVID-19 phase – Insights by Ej Dalius

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 29,2020)--No one thought that 2020 would become all about masks, sanitizers, social distancing, and consecutive full and partial lockdowns. Many business owners decided to expand their business in 2020 and tap into uncharted market regions. Similarly, not every start-up entrepreneur or small business owner took the World Health Organization's alerts about COVID-19 seriously and launched their business at the start of 2020. And by the time it was the end of February, they witnessed havoc because of the pandemic outbreak. These start-up ventures need to progress with their business plan, equipped with the available resources they have. They must... Read more →


Allentown Woman Charged with Using Disabled Stepdaughter to Produce Child Pornography

HARRISBURG—Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced the arrest of an Allentown woman who allegedly used her intellectually disabled 13-year-old stepdaughter to produce child pornography. The Office of Attorney General said Zoraida Flores (photo) was arrested Thursday evening and charged with Manufacturing Child Pornography, Possession of Child Pornography, Indecent Assault, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Corruption of Minors, Unlawful Contact with a Minor, Possession of Child Pornography, Dissemination of Child Pornography, and Criminal Use of a Communication Facility. “These charges are heartbreaking. This defendant is charged with sexually abusing her stepdaughter, a 13-year-old with intellectual disabilities,” said Attorney General Shapiro.... Read more →


Group Traveling 6,500 Miles for Peace

New York, NY (July 27, 2020)—A van of young people are gearing up to tour the country this summer for Peace Road 2020: Reconciling All People, supporting and spotlighting local initiatives in their efforts towards bringing reconciliation in America. The four-week tour kicks off on the east coast at Point Comfort, VA on July 27 and the 1619 Memorial at Plymouth Rock on July 28, ending 6,537 miles later in Anchorage, Alaska on August 21. The tour hopes to bring awareness to the urgency of the current divisive climate in the U.S., calling for a peaceful solution. The van team... Read more →


Guest Opinion: The Scourge of White Liberal Racism

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the problem of white liberal racism: It is now considered a truth of the highest order that the United States is irredeemably racist. This has been the steady drumbeat of reporters and commentators for months on end. The villains, of course, are white people. However, thanks to Robert P. Jones, we can rest assured knowing white Christians are the real devil. Jones has a problem with white people, especially white Christians. This is so notwithstanding the fact that he is both white and Christian. I erred: Let me... Read more →


Is Donald Trump Really in Trouble?

Donald Trump falls further out of public and betting favor, but his chances of winning the Presidential race are better than the odds would suggest. (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 29, 2020)--Political betting is rife nowadays, and never more so than betting on US Politics. The 2020 US Elections are shaping up to be one of the most intriguing political events in recent memory. And according to the punditocracy, it could surpass the record-breaking betting witnessed in 2016, when former US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, attempted to break through the glass ceiling in order to become the first female president of the United... Read more →


Pick-6 Amounts to $4.6M for July 30 Drawing

TRENTON (July 28, 2020) – The Pick-6 drawing on July 27 produced nine winners of $2,713 for matching five out of six white balls drawn. Three of those tickets were purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prize to $5,426. The winning numbers for the Monday, July 27, drawing were: 06, 15, 21, 25, 37 and 41. The XTRA Multiplier was: 02. By adding XTRA for an additional $1.00 per play, winners are able to multiply their non-jackpot prizes by the XTRA number drawn. The $4.6 million drawing will be held Thursday, July 30, 2020. ### All New Jersey Lottery game winning... Read more →


Soros Funds Campaign of Prosecutor Charging St. Louis Couple Protecting Home from BLM Insurgents

( Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 28, 2020)----A controversial city prosecutor investigated for abusing her power to pursue a bogus criminal case against a political nemesis and fined for campaign finance violations just received a hefty reelection George Soros, worth $8 billion, is a well-known supporter of progressive and liberal political causes, to which he dispenses donations through his foundation, the Open Society Foundations. contribution from leftwing billionaire George Soros. Her name is Kimberly Gardner and in 2016 she made history for getting elected as St. Louis Missouri’s first black chief prosecutor after serving in the state legislature. Gardner ran on a platform of... Read more →