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July 2020

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 →

Fishing Vessel Sinks 37 Miles off Barnegat Light, Coast Guard Rescues Two

BARNEGAT LIGHT, NJ, UNITED STATES 07.28.2020 Courtesy Photo U.S. Coast Guard District 5 Coast Guard aircrews stand with two crewmembers of a vessel that sank 37 miles off Barnegat Light, New Jersey, Jul. 27, 2020. The men requested assistance after their 68-foot fishing vessel began taking on water. U.S. Coast Guard photo. BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued two men 33 miles east of Barnegat Light early Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at Sector Delaware Bay were notified at 5:30 a.m. via Channel 16 that a 68-foot fishing vessel had begun taking on water and its crew requested assistance. They... Read more →

Officials Charge Homeless Person with Armed Sexual Assault of Two Women

Assaults occurred July 24 in Willingboro, July 25 in Mount Holly BURLINGTON CITY, NJ --Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina, Mount Holly Township Police Chief Richard Spitler and Willingboro Township Public Safety Director Kinamo Lomon announced that a 28-year-old homeless man has been charged with sexually assaulting two women after threatening to harm them with a knife if they resisted. Shawn Midgette, who is known to stay in the Willingboro area, was taken into custody yesterday at approximately 4 p.m. by Willingboro police at the McDonald’s restaurant on Beverly Rancocas Road. The knife believed to be used during the assaults was... Read more →

LIHEAP Grants Available Through July 31 for Atlantic City Electric Customers

LIHEAP and other energy assistance programs available to help customers pay energy bills MAYS LANDING, N.J. (July 28, 2020) – Many energy assistance programs are available for Atlantic City Electric customers who may be facing challenges paying their energy bill due to the impact of COVID-19, including the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) which is still available through July 31. With the application deadline fast approaching, customers are encouraged to apply this week to take advantage of the available LIHEAP funding. Customers can receive more than $1,000 in grant support through LIHEAP toward their energy bill by applying for... Read more →

Republican Congressional Candidate: Now Is Not The Time To Be Bitter

This election is far too important to risk losing down-ballot races COLLINGSWOOD – Claire Gustafson, Republican candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s First Congressional District, after reading reports that unsuccessful GOP US Senate candidates Tricia Flanagan and Hirsh Singh haven’t coalesced behind the winner of the primary election, Rik Mehta, said, “Now is not the time to be bitter.” “I’ve been where Flanagan and Singh are now, I lost a hard-fought four-way congressional primary in 2014,” Claire Gustafson said, “I get it, losing isn’t fun. What I didn’t do was discourage my supporters from getting behind the winner. Instead, I... Read more →

NJAC Suspends All Fall Sports Conference Games; Rowan Will Comply with Order

PITMAN, NJ - The New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) announced today the suspension of all fall sports conference-wide in an effort to help support its member institutions’ efforts to keep their students and staff healthy. Conference leadership, however, will explore the possibility of playing fall sports in the spring. Gloucestercitynews.net files As a result of this decision based on health and safety concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Rowan University will not compete in men’s and women’s cross country, football, field hockey, men’s and women’s soccer, and women’s volleyball this fall. Rowan Athletics, however, is committed to providing a safe... Read more →

Jefferson Health New Jersey Ranked 9th in State

in U.S. News & World Report 2020-2021 “Best Hospitals” Ranking Jefferson Health New Jersey is ranked as the 9th-best hospital in New Jersey and the 11th-best in the Philadelphia metropolitan area in the just-released “Best Hospitals” ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Comprised of three acute care hospitals – located in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township – Jefferson Health New Jersey is also “Recognized in Southern New Jersey” in the rankings for its quality care. U.S. News & World Report also praised Jefferson New Jersey as “High Performing” in four specific clinical areas: Congestive Heart Failure, Chronic Obstructive... Read more →

Sam Petsonk Seeking West Virginia AG Position

Sam Petsonk, the Democratic nominee for West Virginia Attorney General, is a labor lawyer who has dedicated his career to ensuring better wages, working conditions, and retirement benefits for coal Gloucestercitynews.net files miners and all workers – recovering millions of dollars in judgments against some of the most powerful companies in the state. After securing the party’s nomination in June, Petsonk is going head to head with incumbent and former pharmaceutical company lobbyist Patrick Morrisey in November. In 2018, Patrick Morrisey signed on to a partisan lawsuit that would dismantle the Affordable Care Act without any replacement, despite the critical... Read more →

Guest Opinion: NJBIA Opposes Bill Adding  Workers Comp Costs to Employers

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association is opposing legislation today that creates a presumption that certain essential employees contracted COVID-19 on the job and shifts the response costs onto New Jersey’s workers compensation system. NJBIA Vice President of Government Affairs Ray Cantor submitted testimony to the Assembly Appropriations Committee that explained this process would increase premiums and ultimately result in significant financial loss on employers, many of which are struggling due to the pandemic. Cantor also added that federal CARES Act money is already allocated to cover the costs of essential workers who contract COVID-19. He said if the... Read more →

150 Plus Businesses in NJ Received Top Tier of PPP Mega Loans

By Dave Fidlin | The Center Square Jul 24, 2020 Gloucestercitynews.net files (The Center Square) – A total of 163 businesses and nonprofit organizations across New Jersey received at least $5 million a piece in loans through the U.S. Treasury’s Paycheck Protection Program, a data analysis reveals. Early in July, the U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, revealed loan-level data across the country for so-called mega loans – disbursements of $150,000 or more. A comb-through of the data within New Jersey reveals corporations made up nearly half of the 163 loan recipients receiving at least $5... Read more →

Guest Opinion: All -Mail Vote Debacle in New Jersey is a Warning for November

By Jason Snead July 2020 THE CENTER SQUARE Even as New Jersey voters look to the general election, many are still coping with the aftermath of the state’s first all-mail vote. Paterson, the Garden State’s third-largest city, is mired in a burgeoning election scandal. One in five ballots have been rejected. The local NAACP has cried foul. And now, four men – including a councilman and councilman-elect – have been charged by the state’s attorney general with criminal election fraud. The state’s May 12 election was conducted entirely by mail on Gov. Phil Murphy’s order. Ballots were automatically sent to... Read more →

Sister Marie St. James Nulty, I.H.M., Longtime Principal

Sister Marie St. James Nulty, I.H.M., died July 10 in Camilla Hall, Immaculata, at age 89. Helen Nulty was born on Aug. 10, 1930 to her parents James and Mary (Carey) Nulty in Philadelphia. Helen attended St. Francis de Sales (1937-1939) and Most Blessed Sacrament Schools (1939-1945) then West Catholic High School, from which she graduated in 1949. She entered the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1949 and received her habit and her religious name, Sister Marie St. James, in 1950. She pronounced first vows on April 13, 1952. She would go on to earn degrees... Read more →

13 Development Projects at 60th Annual New Good Neighbor Awards Honored by NJBIA

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association and its flagship publication, New Jersey Business magazine, honored the visionaries behind 13 outstanding New Jersey development projects at the 60th Annual New Good Neighbor Awards today. A virtual, live video event was held presented on YouTube today, saluting the companies and entities, as well as the architects, builders and financing entities, whose recent noteworthy projects have benefited their communities and improved New Jersey’s overall economic landscape. The full video of the virtual event, highlighting each winner, can be found here. “These winning projects have created $404 million in capital investment, nearly 2,800... Read more →

The Highest Property Crime Rate PA is Upper Merion Twp; Millville Leads in NJ

The Center Square Gloucestercitynews.net files (The Center Square) – Upper Merion Township, Pennsylvania, experienced the highest property crime rate – 3,602.5 per 100,000 people – among the cities with populations of 20,000 or more in the state, according to an analysis by 24/7 Wall St. The city recorded 1,105 property crimes in 2018, including 30 burglaries and 19 vehicle thefts, the analysis states. The poverty rate in the city at that time was not available. Because property crimes are often committed to gain money or other benefits, cities with higher property crime rates often have elevated poverty rates, according to... Read more →

Officer Down: Deputy Sheriff Dylan Pickle Struck and Killed by Vehicle

Deputy Sheriff Dylan Pickle Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi End of Watch Sunday, July 26, 2020 Monroe County, Mississippi--Deputy Sheriff Dylan Pickle was struck and killed by a vehicle while conducting a safety checkpoint on Hamilton Road near Seely Drive. He and several other deputies were conducting the checkpoint when a vehicle struck him and a second deputy at about 9:45 pm. Both deputies were transported to a hospital in Tupelo where Deputy Pickle succumbed to his injuries shortly after midnight. Deputy Pickle was a Mississippi National Guard Veteran. BIO Age 24 Tour Not available Badge Not available Military Veteran... Read more →

GTA 5: Most Watched GTA Twitch Streamers

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 28, 2020)--It has been over six years since GTA V was launched way back in September 2013. And yet even today GTA is one of the most popular games out there succeeding at getting unusually high viewership in streaming platforms like Twitch and YouTube. Top 10 Most Watched Twitch Streamers All the data related to GTA Twitch streamers which have been mentioned below are for the last 30 days . #10. RatedEpicz With over 983,715 total viewer hours, RatedEpicz makes it on the tenth position of our list. Last month his channel had 11,860 peak viewers whilst he was... Read more →

Jewish Federation of Philadelphia Calls for Rodney Muhammad to be Removed from Office for Anti-Semitism Remarks

PHILADELPHIA PA (July 27, 2020)--On Thursday, Rodney Muhammad, President of the Philadelphia NAACP, intentionally initiated the spread of anti-Semitism on his Facebook page said an official from the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. "Disgusting, unbelievably wrong thing to do," said Steve Rosenberg, the chief operating officer of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, according to Stopantisemitism.org An image allegedly posted by Muhammad showed images of actor and rapper Ice Cube, Philadelphia Eagles star DeSean Jackson and TV host Nick Cannon - all three who have recently made anti-Semitic posts - and a man crushing people with his hand with the... Read more →

Volkswagen Settles Lawsuit, Repays $9.5 Billion to Car Owners and Lessees

July 27, 2020 by Jonathan Cohen Senior Attorney, Division of Enforcement, FTC You might remember that, back in 2016, the FTC sued and then settled with Volkswagen and Porsche over their multi-million dollar “clean diesel” marketing campaigns. The problem? The VWs, Audis, and Porsches they said were “clean” actually had an illegal device to let the cars pass emissions tests. Not so clean, after all. The settlement that the FTC attorneys and I negotiated – along with the private bar – got Volkswagen and Porsche to agree to pay up to $10 billion to replace or repair the more than... Read more →

Guest Opinion: NJBIA Opposes Health Insurance Tax

....It Will Raise Premiums, Lead Struggling Employers to Cease Coverage for Workers The New Jersey Business & Industry Association is urging the Assembly Appropriations Committee today to vote against a proposed $300 million health insurance tax that Gloucestercitynews.net files would increase costs for businesses, nonprofits and ultimately all employees who pay a portion of their healthcare premiums. NJBIA Chief Government Affairs Officer Chrissy Buteas said bill A-4389 will impose a new 2.75% state excise tax on net, fully insured health insurance premiums for health benefits plans, MEWAs and dental and vision coverage. “In a crisis such as we are in,... Read more →

Volunteer Center of South Jersey Announces Local Scholarship Winners

DeAisha Johnson Sewell, New Jersey— The Volunteer Center of South Jersey proudly announces the winners of the 2020 Scholarship Award for Volunteer Excellence (SAVE). This year’s winners are Thomas (TJ) Edmund, Jr. of National Park and DeAisha Johnson of Sicklerville. Under the program, two (2) $500 scholarships are awarded annually to seniors attending a high school in any of the South Jersey Counties (Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem). It is a competitive program and student academics are considered alongside their volunteer efforts. Thomas (TJ) Edmund, Jr. “We established the scholarship with the thought that a young... Read more →

COVID-19 Testing 7 Days a Week at AFC Urgent Care

Come in today for your COVID-19 Test. These past few months have been challenging for everyone, and we hope that you are all safe and healthy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As the state of this public health emergency changes from day to day, we will remain focused on keeping our employees, and our patients safe, healthy, and informed. COVID-19 TESTING available to everyone daily from 8am-5pm at all of our 4 locations. Please wear a mask Patients will need to wear a mask at all times in the center. Don’t have a mask? No problem! Call us ahead of time... Read more →

Officer Down: Deputy Sheriff William Nichols Drowns Trying to Save Son from Rip Current

Deputy Sheriff William K. Nichols DeSoto County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi End of Watch Wednesday, July 22, 2020 WILLIAM K. NICHOLS Deputy Sheriff William Nichols drowned while attempting to save his son from a rip current near Sandestin, Walton County, Florida. He was able to get his son to safety but was swept back away from shore. His body was recovered a short time later. Deputy Nichols had served with the DeSoto County Sheriff's Office for 10 years and served as the agency's Search and Rescue director. He is survived by his wife and two children. BIO Age 33 Tour 10... Read more →

COVID-19 and Antibody Testing at AFC Urgent Care

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Officer Down: Police Officer Scott Hutton, Shot & Killed

Police Officer Scott Hutton Alexander Police Department, Arkansas End of Watch Wednesday, June 3, 2020 Alexander, Arkansas--Police Officer Scott Hutton was shot and killed when he went to pick up a patrol car from another officer's home at the beginning of his shift at 7:10 pm. Due to the anti-police social unrest occurring nationwide, the officer was holding a firearm when he looked through the door's peephole. He switched the gun to his left hand, and as he opened the door it discharged. The round struck Officer Hutton, fatally wounding him. The officer who was holding the gun when it... Read more →

RR Crossing Repairs Begin in Pitman Tuesday

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 three-day closure and detour of East Holly Avenue/CR 624 in Pitman, Gloucester County. Beginning at 7 a.m., tomorrow, Tuesday, July 28, until 7 a.m. Friday, July 31, East Holly Avenue/CR 624 is scheduled to be closed and detoured in both directions at the railroad crossing between Commerce Avenue and Montgomery Avenue. Construction will remove the existing railroad crossing and replace it with a new concrete crossing, as well as new asphalt... Read more →

Upscale River Pointe Luxury Apartments Now Leasing; Estimated $17.4 Million Spent to Build/Renovate Complex

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 26, 2020)(Gloucestercitynews.net)---Cyzner Properties the owner of the River Pointe Apartment complex, (a.ka.a. Chatham Square, Meadowbrook Mews) 58 Crescent Blvd., and Klemm Avenue, Gloucester City is accepting applications for one or two-bedroom unit. The monthly rental price begins at $1,400. Gloucestercitynews.net files RELATED: Details of Gloucester City's Sale of Chatham Square Cyzner purchased the property from the City of Gloucester in 2018 for $1.5 million. Formerly known as The Chatham Square Apartments, and Meadowbrook Mews, the city purchased the 100 apartments in 2008 for $4.3 million. Over the next 10 years,... Read more →

Brace Yourself for the Truth: All Kids Lie!

12 tips for raising truthful kids Parents rate honesty as the quality they most want to teach their children. We asked the experts for their best advice for raising honest kids. by: Charity Ferreira /greatschools.org Brace yourself for the cold, hard truth: all kids lie. They do it for many of the same reasons adults do: to avoid getting into trouble, to avoid hurting another person’s feelings, or to make themselves look better. The ability to tell a lie develops early — as young as 2½ for some kids — and it’s a normal and important stage of kids’ cognitive... Read more →

Tahir Gregory of Atlantic City Sentenced to Prison for Selling Illegal Drugs

MAYS LANDING— A 41 year-old Atlantic City man has been sentenced on narcotics possession charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Tahir Gregory, 41, (photo) was sentenced on July 21, 2020, to New Jersey state prison for a sentence of 15 years with a 7 ½ year period of parole ineligibility. “This defendant persistently threatened the welfare of women and children in our community for far too long. He preyed on their weaknesses and vulnerabilities. I want to thank our law enforcement partners for ensuring that he will no longer have the ability to harm victims for the foreseeable... Read more →

Pennsylvania Health Tells Blue Jays No!

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Pennsylvania health officials told the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday to find a new place to play their home games amid an alarming rise of coronavirus cases in the southwestern corner of the state. Gloucestercitynews.net files The team hoped to use PNC Park in Pittsburgh for their shortened 2020 season after the Canadian government denied access to their home field at the Rogers Centre over concerns that players would unwittingly transmit the virus across the border when traveling to and from games in the United States. Pennsylvania Secretary of... Read more →

Owners of Atilis Gym Arrested & Released; Charged with Contempt of Court

Camden City, N.J. (July 27, 2020)--– The owners of Atilis Gym in Bellmawr were arrested and released early Monday morning after continuing to operate their business despite a judge issuing a contempt order against them on Friday, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer. Ian Smith, 33, of Delanco Township, and Frank Trumbetti, 51, of Williamstown, are charged with one count of fourth-degree Contempt, one count of Obstruction, and one count of Violation of a Disaster Control Act, both disorderly persons summons. On July 24, the Honorable Judge Robert T. Lougy, issued a court order for Trumbetti and... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': Mind Dysmorphia

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor My husband used to ask me, “Don’t you just love an adventure?” The answer was always an enthusiastic, “Yes!” But now, my brain can’t keep up with my age. Inside, I’m still a kid. Outside, I’m pushing seventy. My face still breaks out when I’m nervous. Only now my pimples are on top of my wrinkles. I don’t know which product to use, Retinol or Clearasil. One product is supposed to plump up the area, the other is made to dry it. It’s confusing. A couple of weeks ago I tried to sashay. You know, the... Read more →

Mark Joseph Holdcraft, 25, of Bellmawr

Mark Joseph Holdcraft, 25, of Bellmawr, NJ, passed away suddenly on Sunday March 29, 2020. He was born on February 9, 1995, the son of William and Karen (Yannessa) Holdcraft. Mark Joseph Holdcraft, Mark was an avid fan of music, wrestling, and hockey. Mark is survived by his parents William and Karen, brother Kevin Holdcraft (Ali), sister Brooke Moser (Andy), brother Billy Holdcraft, sister Melissa Holdcraft, sister Lisa Hall, maternal grandmothers Mary Novello, nephews Brayden and Santino, nieces Viviana and Kylie, and many other beloved family members and friends. There will be a visitation from 12 noon to 1pm Saturday,... Read more →

How to Choose the Best Online Casino Game

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 27, 2020)--Playing games at online casinos can be a fun way to pass time and maybe even make a small fortune while doing so. You can play just for fun or for real money, depending on how lucky you're feeling. Most online casinos offer free play so you can test out the games beforehand before betting any real money. These days, online casinos offer a range of games, from basic slots and video poker games to roulette, craps, and card games. You can even play live poker or blackjack against a real dealer over a high-definition video stream. Try... Read more →

STUDY: What Factors Help Predict Who Will Keep Their Memory into Their 90s?

Newswise — MINNEAPOLIS – Why do some people stay sharp into their 90s, even if they have the amyloid plaques in the brain that are associated with Alzheimer’s disease? And why do others reach their 90s without ever developing any plaques? These questions are explored in a new study published in the July 22, 2020, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study involved 100 people who did not have dementia and were followed for up to 14 years, when they were an average of 92 years old. The people had tests of... Read more →

Lillian M. (nee Collins), of Bellmawr; Bookkeeper at Philadelphia National Bank, Kids Castle Employee

On May 18, 2020, Lillian M. (nee Collins), of Bellmawr, NJ, age 76 years. Beloved wife of Joseph W., Sr. Devoted mother of Marjorie Maiese, Joseph Kolesinski (Anna Marie), Lillian M. (nee Collins) Renee' Herrell, Anneliese Stackhouse, and step-son William Kolesinski (Laura). Predeceased by her sons James Kolesinski and John Kolesinski. Loving sister of James Lee Collins, Alfred Stetser, Grover Stetser, George Collins, William Collins, Myrtle Susan Collins and Joseph Collins. Predeceased by her brother Walter J. Collins, and Sister Linda Stetser. Loving grandmother of 17 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and predeceased by 3 grandsons and 1 great-grandson. Also survived by... Read more →