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August 2020

One Month Since Unemployment Benefits Expired, Where is Jeff Van Drew

Brigantine, NJ — One month ago, millions of Americans lost access to extended unemployment benefits, including hundreds of thousands in New Jersey, which now has the second highest unemployment rate in the country. Jeff Van Drew has been silent while Republican leadership has failed to support or pass additional relief legislation... Read more →


Mayor Kennedy Dining In Maryland Despite His City's Current Ban on Indoor Service

Philadelphia mayor faces backlash... By Christen Smith | The Center Square Marc Vetri, a prominent Philadelphia restauranteur, posted the photo of Kenney to his Instagram page Sunday. (The Center Square)(August 31, 2020)-- – Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is facing backlash Monday for an image of him dining in a Maryland restaurant... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: St. Louis Officer Bohannon Ambushed, Dies from Gunshot Wound

Police Officer Tamarris Bohannon St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri End of Watch Sunday, August 30, 2020 Police Officer Tamarris, age 29, Bohannon succumbed to a gunshot sustained the previous night when he and other officers were ambushed in the 3700 block of Hartford Street at about 6:00 pm. He and... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: Medal of Honor Monday: Army Master Sgt. Ernest R. Kouma

Army Master Sgt. Ernest R. Kouma Army Master Sgt. Ernest R. Kouma was credited with killing an astonishing 250 enemy soldiers to protect retreating U.S. infantrymen during an hours-long battle at the beginning of the Korean War. It's no surprise that his efforts earned him the Medal of Honor. Kouma was... Read more →


Microsoft and Mastercard Announce Collaboration

PURCHASE, N.Y., and REDMOND, Wash. — July 28, 2020 — On Tuesday, Mastercard and Microsoft Corp. announced a collaboration to shape the future of digital commerce, drive startup innovation and enable financial inclusion. The collaboration will accelerate Mastercard Labs’ cloud native research and development activities, enabled by Azure and AI, to... Read more →


The Point at Cape Henlopen Reopens Sept. 1

LEWES, Del. – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will reopen The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half-mile along the bay shoreline, Tuesday, Sept. 1. The bayside beach will remain closed until Oct. 1 for use by shorebirds... Read more →


AC Resident Found in Stolen MV Attemps to Escape Gloucester Township PD

BLACKWOOD, NJ (August 31, 2020)--On 08-29-2020 at approximately 10:30 PM, Police Officers on patrol in the area of Little Gloucester Road in Blackwood observed a gray Kia sedan, which was reported stolen out of Pennsylvania. As the vehicle entered the Autumn Ridge Apartment complex, officers attempted a motor vehicle stop. The... Read more →


Jefferson Health’s 3 New Jersey Hospitals Receive Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award

Jefferson Health’s three New Jersey Hospitals — located in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township — have received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor RollTM awards. These awards recognize the hospitals’ commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most... Read more →


THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Be A Listener

Joe Ball | CNBNews Contributor I’m a newspaper guy. I read them cover to cover. I’ve worked on them. I’ve owned them- -and still do. Early in my news career I learned that everyone has a story. To hear it, you have to ask questions. Standard questions to open conversations could... Read more →


Solving the Opioid Crisis with Addiction Treatment

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 31, 2020)--Today, government agencies, communities, and various healthcare systems have joined hands to resolve the opioid crisis and overdoses. There is more to do than merely treating those people who are addicted to opioids. It is also essential to ensure that individuals who don't have an opioid disorder don't get... Read more →


CNBNews Opinion:Leave NJ Why You Can...

Tax & Spend Murphy is at it Again

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 31, 2020)--The state's gas tax will increase by 9.3 cents on October 1 because, ….hold on to your face mask…. people are driving less. In other words, residents of NJ have been conserving energy so Murphy decides to increase the gas tax. The last... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Officer Bryan Brown, Killed By Vehicle, Driven by Suspect High on Meth

Police Officer Bryan Brown Tohono O'odham Nation Police Department, Tribal Police End of Watch Thursday, August 27, 2020 Police Officer Bryan Brown was killed as he and other officers responded to reports of an armed man driving erratically near the Desert Diamond Why Casino near Why, Arizona, at about 9:00 a.m.... Read more →


CBD Oil vs CBD Vape Cartridges - Understanding the differences

(September 13, 2020)--When CBD first hit the spotlight all the rave was about cannabinoid-infused tinctures and edible gummies. Vaping technology has made it relatively easy for people to get their daily dose of CBD. The cannabis community has been thoroughly enjoying the benefits of CBD for years especially since CBD dominant... Read more →


What makes teen boys stop talking — and how concerned should you be?

When boys go silent by: Christina Tynan-Wood | October 15, 2016 https://www.greatschools.org/ When my son was little, he was funny and affectionate. He had a million questions and he loved to ask them. He was shy with people he didn’t know well but was voluble and entertaining with close friends and... Read more →


ASHA Offers Educational Resources About Stuttering, Corrects Misconceptions Reported

Association Encourages Public to Seek Help From Speech-Language Pathologists (Rockville, MD – August 28, 2020) With stuttering a topic of national interest in the news, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is correcting some recent misconceptions reported about the speech disorder and is encouraging people who stutter to seek help from speech-language... Read more →


Law Allows Alcoholic Beverage Consumption on Outdoor Property in AC Tourism District

TRENTON (August 28, 2020)--— Governor Phil Murphy today signed legislation (A299), which allows alcoholic beverages to be consumed from open containers on certain outdoor property located within the Atlantic City Tourism District, upon authorization by the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA). The bill defines an “open container area” as portions of... Read more →


Environmental Justice” Lawsuits Targeting 12 Polluters in New Jersey Filled By DEP

125 Monitor St. Verified Complaint American Fabric Complaint Civil Case Jacket Filed Complaint and CIS Commissioner v. Adolpho Complaint Deerfield Complaint Hyman Verified Complaint LM Newark Complaint NJDEP v. Hassanien HUD-L-3102-20 Complaint NJDEP v. Little Mason Hillside Complaint NJDEP v. Little Mason South Orange Complaint Orange Automotive Complaint PENICK Complaint (CIS... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: USS Hershel “Woody” Williams

MEDITERRANEAN SEA -- The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) is conducting interoperability training with Special Operations Forces (SOF) assigned to Special Operations Command-Africa (SOCAF) in the Mediterranean Sea. The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) is conducting interoperability training with Special Operations Forces (SOF)... Read more →


Gloucester Twp. PD Traffic Safety: School Re-Opening Stay Alert, Slow Down

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (August 31, 2020)----Schools are opening this week, so be on the lookout when driving through neighborhoods. Drive slowly and watch for children walking in the street, especially where there are no sidewalks. Be aware of children playing or standing at bus stops. Kids are usually taught to look... Read more →


Alfonso J. "Brody" Fario, of Voorhees, formerly of Bellmawr

Alfonso J. "Brody" Fario, on August 28, 2020 of Voorhees, formerly of Bellmawr. Age 87. Beloved husband of the late Alma B. (nee Pirolli). Devoted father of Patricia Fario. Loving brother of Angelo Fario (Grace), Joseph Fario and Anthony Fario. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Brody proudly served in... Read more →


An Introductory Guide to Real Money Casino Games

(Gloucestercitynews.net (August 29, 2020)--Playing real money casino games can not only be fun but gives you the opportunity to win some money. However, it is imperative to do some research if you want to avoid scams. Choosing a casino Every game is designed to give the casino an edge, which may... Read more →


Executive Order 181 Allows Gyms to Open Sept. 1; Members Must Make Reservations

TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 181, which permits gyms and health clubs, as well as amusement and water parks, to reopen their indoor premises to the public on Tuesday, September 1 at 6:00 a.m., provided these facilities comply with the health and safety standards issued by the... Read more →


From Brigantine to Cape May the Faithful Participated in the Wedding of the Sea

August 27, 2020 Above: Girls crown a statue of the Blessed Mother in Wildwood (Photo by Mike Walsh); Father William Kelly, Pastor of Saint Brendan the Navigator Parish, blesses his community on Avalon’s shore; Outside the Parish of Saint Monica’s Saint Nicholas of Tolentine Church, priests, laity, Franciscan Sisters of the... Read more →


Robert Declementi of Brigantine Charged with Murdering his Wife

MAYS LANDING- A 36 year-old man has been charged with first degree Murder in the death of his wife on Saturday in Brigantine, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Brigantine Police received a 911 call at 4:27 a.m., on Saturday Aug. 22, 2020, and responded to 17 Girard Place in... Read more →


Suspect Charged for Smash and Grab Burglaries...

Berlin, Cherry Hill, Collingswood, Gloucester City, Gloucester Twp., Haddon Hts., Pennsauken, Somerdale CAMDEN CITY, NJ (August 29, 2020)--A Lawnside man has been charged in multiple jurisdictions for a string of “smash-and-grab” style burglaries committed in stolen vehicles over the course of 13 days, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S.... Read more →


Philly Man Pleads Guilty to Killing his Brother at Harrah's Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING – A 39 year-old Philadelphia man has pleaded guilty in the 2019, bludgeoning death of his younger brother that occurred at Harrah’s Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. John A. Villante pleaded guilty today in an open plea to first-degree Aggravated Manslaughter.... Read more →


CNBNews Sports: Pioneer in Women's Golf at Rutgers Celebrates Perfect 100

By Kevin Lorincz Rutgers Today More than 40 years after scoring a memorable hole -in- one, Agnes Olsson – one of the original charter members, and the lone surviving matriarch of the Rutgers Women’s Golf Association (RWGA) – returned to the Rutgers University Golf Course to celebrate another major milestone: her... Read more →


Trucks Top List of Vehicles With Most Retained Value During COVID-19

Experts reveal which 3-year-old vehicles are commanding the greatest trade-in values as demand soars in the used market during the pandemic Edmunds SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The car shopping experts at Edmunds say all vehicle owners could benefit from checking how much their car is worth as... Read more →


PLANET FITNESS HIRING TEAM MEMBER

Team member 2pm to 7pm weekend Planet Fitness BROOKLAWN ,NJ Gloucestercitynews.net files Posted: August 29, 2020 Full-Time Job Summary The Member Services Representative will be responsible for creating a positive member experience by providing a superior level of customer service to Planet Fitness members, prospective members and guests. Essential Duties and... Read more →


A Night of Tribute and Support

Please join Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and many other guest speakers for a night of solemn reflection during Burlington County’s International Overdose Awareness Day virtual vigil on Monday, August 31, from 7-9 p.m. Right now, it is more important than ever to maintain our focus on fighting Substance Use Disorder.... Read more →


Brian K. Templeton Pleads Guilty to Killing His Mom

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 54-year-old man pled guilty in Superior Court to killing his mother inside of her residence at the Courtyard Apartments in Edgewater Park late last year. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Brian K. Templeton pled guilty to Aggravated Manslaughter (First Degree) in... Read more →


Attention NJ Residents: Murphy Wants to Tax Away Your Gun Ownership

At a time when a record number of Americans are buying firearms, many for the first time, Gov. Phil Murphy wants to shut down this trend, just like everything else in the Garden State. The Governor has never hidden his disdain for private gun ownership, and he has certainly proven throughout... Read more →


FINAL CALL: Bid on 69 Amazing Items in GC's 16th Annual Basket Auction!

FINAL CALL: Gloucester Catholic's 16th Annual Basket Auction is open for bidding through Friday, August 28! See details below and join us in supporting GC by bidding on some great items! The Basket Auction currently has 69 amazing items up for bid. Click on the link below to enter the Basket... Read more →


PGA REACH Announces 2020 Class of PGA WORKS Fellows

Post-graduate opportunity furthers diversity Gloucestercitynews.net files in the game and business of golf PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Aug. 25, 2020) - PGA Foundation, Inc. d/b/a PGA REACH, the 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the PGA of America, in conjunction with 11 PGA Sections, announces the 2020 class for the PGA WORKS Fellowship.... Read more →


Trump Administration Launches National Training Program to Strengthen Nursing Home Infection Control Practices

The Association of Mature American Citizens Under the leadership of President Trump, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is implementing an unprecedented national nursing home training program for frontline nursing home staff and nursing home management. The training is designed to equip both frontline caregivers and their management with... Read more →


Roberta E. Bates "Bobbie" (nee Imperato), age 74, of Mt. Ephraim

Roberta E. Bates "Bobbie" (nee Imperato), age 74, on August 28, 2020, of Mt. Ephraim, after a short battle with cancer. Devoted wife of Harry Bates Sr. for thirty-five years. Loving step-mother of Bill (Jana) Bates & Harry Bates Jr. Beloved daughter of the late Raymond & Catherine Imperato (nee Clemmer).... Read more →


Substitute Teacher's Aides for Gloucester City Public School District

County: Camden Posted Date: 8/25/2020 Expiration Date: 9/24/2020 Description Looking for a permanent substitute position? Well we are currently hiring talented Substitute Teacher's Aides that are needed on a long-term basis. Kelly Education is now hiring substitute Teacher's Aides for the Gloucester Public School District for the 2020-2021 school year! Substituting... Read more →


CNB Hunting Pennsylvania: The 2020-2021 hunting season is almost here!

Pennsylvania’s Our habitat crews have created some incredible managed dove fields across the state. Dove hunting season opens statewide next Tuesday, Sept. 1. Bryan Burhans, Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Welcomes the 2020/21 Hunting Season Check out the Dove Hunting in Pennsylvania site for managed dove field locations, habitat characteristics, hunting... Read more →


Virtual Public Workshop Sept. 9 on Delaware’s Plastic Bag Ban

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will host a virtual public workshop next month to discuss the State’s plastic bag ban and introduce draft At-Store Recycling Program Regulations. The informal workshop will offer the public an opportunity to better understand the changes and also provide feedback on the draft... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: Facts you should know about U.S. Special Operations Command

Most perceptions of special operations are formed by movies like "American Sniper," "Zero Dark Thirty," "Lone Survivor" or "Black Hawk Down." There is some truth to those movies, but the command is far more. U.S. Special Operations Command is based at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, and Army Gen. Tony Thomas... Read more →


Those free COVID-19 money offers are scams

August 28, 2020 by Diana Shiller Investigator, Division of Marketing Practices, FTC Have you seen a message on WhatsApp or Facebook offering you free help during the pandemic? People have reported seeing messages that seem to be from Pepsi, Walmart, Whole Foods, Target, and other big-name brands. These messages all offer... Read more →


VIDEO: CARDI B RESPONDS TO THE HODGETWINS

x (Warning: some of the language in this video may be offensive to the viewer) The text below is from Everipedia Kevin N. Hodge and Keith W. Hodge (better known as the Hodge Twins, are YouTubers, fitness expert, and stand-up comedians (film). Together, they own and operate the Hodgetwins fitness and... Read more →


UPDATED: Name of Suspect Released/Gloucester City Police Arrest Bomb Suspect

UPDATED: Following the arrest of bomb suspect Dwayne Vandergrift Jr, CNBNews asked Gloucester City Police Lt. Steve Burkhardt a number of questions, such as; Gloucestercitynews.net files Did you find any explosives or weapons in his house? What kind of explosive he used? Did he have previous experience in handling explosives? What... Read more →


Northern State Prison Guard Charged with Concealing Membership in Thug Riders a "Outlaw MC" Gang

TRENTON (August 27, 2020)– Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that criminal charges have been filed against a senior correctional police officer at Northern State Prison who allegedly falsified a New Jersey Department of Corrections record to conceal his image courtesy of Thug Riders membership in an outlaw motorcycle gang. Ruben... Read more →


Pelosi Calls Republicans "Domestic Enemies"

Speaker Nancy Pelosi went on MSNBC Monday stating that the Trump administration, and those who support it, are domestic enemies. Trump supporters are domestic enemies, according to Nancy Pelosi. So you and I are domestic enemies, according to Nancy Pelosi. We are domestic enemies because we stick up for our individual... Read more →


The Feds Have Had Steve Bannon's Murky Nonprofit In Their Sights For Sometime

Tucked at the bottom of the long indictment against Bannon, prosecutors say they want to seize the assets of his nonprofit Citizens of the American Republic, shedding more light on the secretive political group’s finances. by Yeganeh Torbati Aug. 24, 2 p.m. EDT Stephen Bannon leaves Manhattan federal court on Thursday.... Read more →


Is There a Difference Between British and American Bingo?

Source: Pixabay (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 28, 2020)--If you asked both an American citizen and a British citizen about the game of bingo, they would both be able to confidently tell you many facets of the game. But, when asked together, there may be moments of confusion as they may feel like what the... Read more →


OP-ED: COVID-19 Impact on Mental Health Worsens

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor August 27, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how Covid-19 is affecting mental health: Andrew Copson is the chief executive of Humanists UK. On August 27, he published a piece on the United Kingdom website, Politics, noting that coronavirus presents Brits with a novel... Read more →


Detained Immigrants Petition Court to Stop ICE from Interfering with their Phone Calls

in Immigration Detention Centers WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2020—Today, individuals in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody at the Otero County Processing Center filed a motion for preliminary injunction to stop ICE from denying detained individuals the ability to Gloucestercitynews.net files contact their lawyers and the outside world by phone. ICE’s policies... Read more →