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August 5, 2020

Joe Murphy, Star Gloucester Catholic HS/College Athlete, Legendary SJ Football Coach, Proud Boilermaker

UPDATED Gloucestercitynews.net files William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 5, 2020)--Former Gloucester City resident and Gloucester Catholic Athletic Director Joseph R. Murphy passed away on August 2, 2020, at the age of 83. Murphy was an outstanding athlete at Gloucester Catholic starring in football, basketball, and baseball. After graduating in 1954 he went to play football at Lenoir-Rhyne University in North Carolina and graduated in 1959. RELATED 1953/Gloucester City: Rams vs. Lions City Football Series According to the University, Mr. Murphy was a three-sport standout for the Bears. His biggest accomplishments were in football that he made... Read more →


Camden Drive-in Movie featuring "Sonic the Hedgehog"

Join Connect the Lots and the City of Camden for a night of social distancing family fun at the FREE pop-up Camden Drive-in Movie! Did you know that the first ever drive-in theater in the U.S. happened in Camden, NJ? Step out of quarantine for a free movie screening of Sonic the Hedgehog. The pop-up drive-in will take place in the parking lot near Cooper's Poynt Waterfront Park at 801 Delaware Avenue in Camden. Movie audio will be played through FM radio, so please ensure that your car's radio is working or bring a boombox. Advance Ticket Purchase Required for the... Read more →


PDFNJ and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Fight Substance Use Through Parent Education

MILLBURN, NJ — The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey are ensuring that thousands of New Jersey parents receive important information on substance use through the 5th Grade Parent Alert program. The 5th Grade Parent Alert, part of PDFNJ and Horizon’s Knock Out Opioid Abuse initiative, provides tips and resources to parents, empowering them to speak knowledgably with their children and prevent substance use in their families. To culminate the program for the 2019-20 school year, PDFNJ and Horizon awarded prizes to a randomly selected parent and teacher whose schools participated.... Read more →


#GloucesterCityCountsToo

Any questions Contact Ashley Hagan atrusdell@cityofgloucester.org Click here for City of Gloucester website Click here for Census website (U.S. Census Bureau)--Census workers have completed 96% of the 2020 Census “Update Leave” operation- where 2020 Census invitations and paper questionnaires are delivered to households in certain — often rural — areas across the country. In these areas, most households generally do not receive mail at their homes, so census workers drop off census materials in person. When the operation is complete, nearly every household nationwide will have received an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census either in the mail or from... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD: Tropical Storm Isaias Damage

Gloucester Township, NJ (August 4, 2020)--Tropical Storm Isaias had a significant impact on Gloucester Township, New Jersey today, mostly during the hours of 9:10 am to 2:51 pm where officers handled approximately 56 storm-related calls. Some of these calls included a person trapped in an elevator due to a power loss and a large tree fell into a house causing significant damage but thankfully no injuries. We also handled several utility poles and trees down blocking roadways. "The GTPD officers handled these calls quickly while being soaked by the driving rain! Most of the blocked roadways were cleared in under an... Read more →


Eagles QB Finds Peace in Christ..

..amid Pandemic-Induced Uncertainty On and Off Field image courtesy of Wikipedia Carson Wentz: ‘Living for the Lord First, Others Second’ KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Faced with the uncertainty brought on by social distancing and a delayed season, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz is finding his identity rooted in Christ by living for the Lord first and others second. Like many athletes living with quarantine restrictions, Wentz is tempted to worry about the unknowns of preseason training camps and what the 2020 NFL season may look like during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an article posted by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes... Read more →


Remote Learning Gets Mixed Marks in State Survey of New Jersey Families

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. JOHN MOONEY | AUGUST 4, 2020 Parents split on online instruction as prospects for fall opening shaky New Jersey’s seismic shift last spring to remote instruction due to the COVID-19 pandemic appears to have received mixed grades from the families who lived it. The state last week finally released a much-discussed survey of nearly 300,000 families conducted in early June about the state’s first lockdown and closing of schools. The results... Read more →


Catherine J. Price, age 77, Succumbed to Lung Cancer

Catherine J. Price, Age 77, on August 3, 2020 went home to be with the Lord after a courageous battle with lung disease. Beloved wife of the late Jacob Price Jr. Cathy (nee Hansen) was raised in Mt. Ephraim and the past 11 years lived in Mickleton and West Deptford. Loving daughter of the late Andrew and Ethel (nee Thompkinson) Hansen. Devoted mother of Linda Del Buono and her husband Ron and Suzann Price-Tedrow and her husband Aaron. Beloved Mommom of Samantha and Chase. Loving companion of Butch Buck and their dog Shallow. Cathy treasured every moment with her family and... Read more →


$4.8 Million for August 6 Pick-6 Drawing

TRENTON (August 4, 2020) – The Pick-6 drawing on August 3 produced 13 winners of $1,970 for matching five out of six white balls drawn. Two of those tickets were purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prize to $5,910. The winning numbers for the Monday, August 3, drawing were: 02, 11, 25, 42, 48 and 49. The XTRA Multiplier was: 03. 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 $4.8 million drawing will be held Thursday, August 6, 2020. ### All New Jersey Lottery game winning numbers... Read more →