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August 2020

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 →

Business Owner Indicted for Arson of his North Philly Store to Collect Insurance

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Leonardo Dan Almonte-Fernandez, 39, of Philadelphia, PA, was charged by Indictment with one count of malicious damage of a building by means of fire affecting interstate commerce, one count of the use of fire to commit another felony, and three counts... Read more →

NJ Unemployed Must Continue to Wait for More Unemployment Benefits

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey officials are applying for a grant program to help workers who lost a $600 federal weekly unemployment benefit when it expired on July Gloucestercitynews.net files 25. But the program faces challenges, and eligible unemployed workers may continue to... Read more →

Virtua Electrophysiology Laboratory is First in New Jersey...

to Achieve American College of Cardiology Accreditation Camden-based lab earns recognition for quality and patient outcomes (CAMDEN CITY, N.J.) Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital recently became the first hospital in New Jersey and the greater Philadelphia region to receive accreditation from the American College of Cardiology for its electrophysiology laboratory.... Read more →

DOJ Investigating Wuhan Virus Nursing Home Deaths in NY, Michigan, NJ and PA

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Four Democratic governors, including New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, received letters Wednesday from the U.S. Department of Justice requesting data on the impact COVID-19 has had on public nursing homes in their states. Gloucestercitynews.net files The letters, which were also... Read more →

NJ Residents Among the 2024 Class of James Madison U

HARRISONBURG, VA (08/27/2020)-- James Madison University is excited to welcome the class of 2024 to campus this month. The incoming freshman class represents an accomplished, diverse group of individuals who hail from 36 states, the District of Columbia and 10 countries around the world. The following area students are part of... Read more →

19-Year-Old Charged with Killing Her Baby

HACKENSACK NJ--Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of KIMBERLY APONTE ;(age 19, single; unemployed) of 414 Hackensack Avenue, Apartment 2307, Hackensack, NJ, on a charge of Aggravated Manslaughter. The arrest is KIMBERLY APONTE the result of an investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief... Read more →


Brigantine, NJ - Tonight, Jeff Van Drew took the stage at the Republican National Convention and spoke about why he switched parties. Amy Kennedy, candidate for Congress in NJ02, made the following statement in response: “Tonight, as political payback for switching parties and pledging his undying support to Donald Trump, Jeff... Read more →

Early Morning Explosion Blows Out Door at GCity Crossfit Gym in Gloucester City

An explosion of unknown origin took out the front door of the GCity Crossfit Gym, 512 S. Broadway early Wednesday morning (Gloucestercitynews.net photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--Authorities are investigating an explosion in Gloucester City that happened in the early morning hours of Wednesday, August 26 around... Read more →

Obituary: Ronald J. Sosi, of Gloucester City

On August 19, 2020. Age 81. Of Gloucester City. Any relatives please call for arrangements to be finalized. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN–HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City Ph:856-456-1142 Read more →

Joan Reichert, of Bellmawr, age 68

On August 25, 2020, Age 68, Joan passed away peacefully at home in Bellmawr. Eldest daughter of the late Louis John & Elizabeth Reichert. Predeceased by her nephew, Ross J. Reichert. She is survived by her daughter, Dina Dowdell, and siblings, Louis J. Reichert, Jr (Fran), Jean Reichert (Kenneth Brewer), June... Read more →

The Fish Are Jumping in Maryland Waters

by Keith Lockwood Maryland Department of Natural Resources Melissa Schworm is all smiles with this beautiful dolphin caught on an Ocean City party boat. Photo by Monty Hawkins Fishing opportunities abound in Maryland waters from the far western region to the Atlantic Ocean. Whether you are vacationing at Deep Creek Lake... Read more →

Sean Wade Frazee, Steamfitters Local 420 Member, Marine Corp Veteran, Lenape High School Alum

On August 15, 2020, Age 42. Of Mount Laurel. In the loving care of his devoted wife of 13 years, Colleen P. Frazee (nee Burns). Cherished father of Leah Frazee and Sean Frazee. Beloved Son of Gary and Diane Frazee and Linda (nee Egloff) Cullins and the late Gerald. Loving brother... Read more →

Westville Resident, Miguel Pichardo Charged with DUI, Vehicular Homicide

DEPTFORD, NJ (August 27, 2020)--On Saturday, August 22, 2020, at 10:08 pm, Deptford Township Police were dispatched to Tanyard Road, between Cattell Road and Brenner Avenue, for a motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival, they discovered a two-vehicle crash involving a 2007 BMW 325i and a 1989 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Gloucestercitynews.net files... Read more →

NJBIA Statement on Governor’s Decision to Reopen Health and Fitness Centers

while Failing to Lift Prohibition on Indoor Dining NJBIA President and CEO Michele Siekerka released the following statement regarding the partial reopening of health and fitness centers that was announced by Gov. Phil Murphy today. “NJBIA supports today’s decision by Governor Murphy to reopen health and fitness centers because owners of... Read more →

Paying the high cost of payday loans

August 27, 2020 by Jennifer Leach Associate Director Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC Being broke is expensive. Right now, so many people are scrambling to figure out how to make rent, cover utilities, pick up some work, get their unemployment checks, and keep body and soul together. When it’s... Read more →

Gyms May Open Sept. 1...Restaurants Must Continue to Wait to Open Indoor Dining

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey gyms and health clubs will reopen at 25 percent capacity on Sept. 1 but indoor dining remains banned. Gov. Phil Murphy said he hopes to announce a plan for indoor dining before Sept. 15 when asked by a... Read more →

Developer Raphael S. Weiss Faces Criminal Charges Over Riverside Watch Case Project

The illegal scheme involved fraudulently-obtained electrical construction permits to cut costs Raphael S. Weiss RIVERSIDE TOWNSHIP, NJ (August 27, 2020)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Riverside Township Police Chief William T. Eliason announced that a New York developer who purchased a historic Riverside commercial building to create luxury apartments in the... Read more →

Ewing Couple Charged with Pos. of 700 Glassine Bags of Heroin, $292,000 in Cash, AK-47

Pedro DeJesus Frances Perez-Arias EWING TOWNSHIP, AUGUST 26, 2020)--Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrests of PEDRO DEJESUS, age 29, (single; unemployed) and FRANCES PEREZ-ARIAS, age 22 (single; self-employed) in online clothing sales) both of 125 West Upper Ferry Road, Ewing, NJ, on charges of Maintaining A Controlled Dangerous Substance... Read more →

How to Achieve Your Full Potential

Dallas, Texas – For over three decades, Dr. E. Gaylon McCollough has given his patients the best care and results at McCollough Plastic Surgery Clinic & Skin Center and Total Health Spa. As a renowned facial plastic surgeon, Dr. McCollough created a successful, unique plan to allow everyone to feel beautiful... Read more →

Obituary: James T. Lutner, of Barrington

On August 24, 2020. Aged 59 of Barrington. Born in Woodbury, NJ he is the son of the late James M. and Elizabeth C. (Smith) Lutner. Loving brother of, Richard Lutner (Holly) and sister, Ethel M. Richman. Loving uncle of many nieces and nephews, he is also survived by his friends... Read more →

Over 17 Million Unsafe Takata Airbags Remain In Vehicles On U.S. Roads

(NAPSI)—Today, in the U.S., more than 17 million recalled Takata airbags remain in vehicles on the road. A defective part inside the airbag can explode when the airbag deploys, potentially shooting sharp metal fragments at the driver and passengers. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has confirmed that 16 people... Read more →

$25,000 Reward for Information on Serial Armed Robbers Targeting Pennsylvania, Maryland Pharmacies

PHILADELPHIA PA--August 25, 2020--The FBI’s Philadelphia and Baltimore Divisions are asking for the public’s help in identifying several armed and dangerous individuals responsible for more than a dozen pharmacy robberies in Pennsylvania and Maryland. The suspects, dressed in dark clothing with hoods, face masks, and gloves, used pepper spray on employees... Read more →

Death Threats Have Become Part Of The Job For Election Administrators

In a polarized society, the bureaucrats who operate the machinery of democracy are taking flak from all sides. More than 20 have resigned or retired since March 1, thinning their ranks at a time when they are most needed. by Jessica Huseman Aug. 21, 6 a.m. EDT Photo Illustration: Lisa Larson-Walker/ProPublica;... Read more →

Past Executive Director of Camden County PSA Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion

William Brunson also ordered to repay nearly $700,000 Southern District of Georgia BRUNSWICK, GA: The former executive director of the Camden County Public Service Authority is going to federal prison for misappropriating funds intended for payment of employees’ federal payroll taxes. Willliam Brunson, 53, of Kingsland, Ga., was sentenced to 32... Read more →

Reason Foundation Study: Leasing the NJ Turnpike/Garden State Parkway Could Generate Over $17B

New Jersey could use the money for needed transportation projects like the unfunded Gateway tunnels project or to reduce the state’s public pension debt. Los Angeles (August 25, 2020) — A new Reason Foundation study finds New Jersey could net between $11.6 billion and $23.2 billion by leasing the New Jersey... Read more →

Keeping your car in good repair may keep you from getting a ticket

(NAPSI)—Many drivers may feel that they don’t have the time or money to address vehicle repairs immediately but beware: Ignoring some repairs can get you pulled over and even ticketed. “Ignoring certain vehicle repairs may seem to save money in the short term but can lead to extra costs, such as... Read more →

5 Ways to Make the Most of Cannabis Nutrients for Your Next Grow Op

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 27, 2020)--Growing cannabis at home has some major perks - no more long lines at your local dispensary, no more overpriced bud, no more out of stock products, more control over your favorite strains… these are just a few of the benefits to home cultivation. The advantages don’t stop there,... Read more →

SURVEY: 20 Percent of Small Business Owners Will Close if Economic Conditions Don't improve

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square (The Center Square) – More than 20 percent of small business owners said they will have to close permanently if current economic conditions do not improve within the next six months, according to a survey conducted by the National Federation of Independent Business. The... Read more →

What Qualities Are Required to Be a Personal Injury Lawyer?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 27, 2020)--Being a personal injury lawyer specialist is different from a divorce lawyer, or any other kind. It requires a certain collection of skills, knowledge, experience, and perseverance to get the best outcome for the client and the law firm, respectively. Here are a few of the qualities that a... Read more →

3 Different Types of Ventilation Systems for Smoke Control

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 27, 2020)--A ventilation system is a critical feature of every building or structure. Residential properties, commercial establishments, public buildings, and offices all need efficient and effective ventilation for safety and comfort. Most importantly, it's vital to control smoke in case of fire. And contrary to what most people assume, fire... Read more →

Online Dogs For Sale Scams

Gloucester Township Police Community Bulletin: GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--Gloucester Township Police Criminal Investigation Bureau is currently investigating two cases in which residents attempted to purchase dogs using what appeared to be legitimate online websites. In both cases, the sellers asked for payment via CashApp and Bitcoin ATM. After sending the payment, the... Read more →

Atlantic County Freeholders Supports NJ Business Coalition's Call for Regional Opening

The Atlantic County Board of Chosen Freeholders has unanimously adopted Resolution 384, which urges Gov. Phil Murphy to reopen businesses in New Jersey. The bipartisan resolution adopted Aug. 18 cites the New Jersey Business Coalition’s Recovery and Reinvention Framework 2.0 and comments from Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson. The Atlantic County... Read more →

Camden Catholic High School Teacher Charged with Alleged Sexual Assault of Student

Camden City, N.J. (August 26, 2020)--– A high school teacher has been charged for repeatedly sexually assaulting an underage victim that began when the victim was her 17-year-old student, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Cherry Hill Police Chief William “Bud” Monaghan and Gloucester Township Police Chief... Read more →

Another Member of Gloucester City Drug Ring Pleads Guilty

Fourth Person Admits Trafficking High-Dosage Oxycodone Pills Related to Gloucester City Drug Ring CAMDEN CITY, N.J. AUGUST 26, 2020– A Camden County, New Jersey, man today admitted buying and reselling high-dosage oxycodone pills in Gloucester City, New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Kenneth Rushworth, 59, of Gloucester City, pleaded guilty... Read more →

7 South Jersey Residents Among 21 Individuals Arrested in "Operation Screen Capture"

click image to enlarge TRENTON –Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced arrests of 21 individuals who are charged with sexually exploiting children online. The 19 men, one woman, and one juvenile male were arrested in “Operation Screen Capture,” a collaborative operation launched in response to a dramatic increase in reports... Read more →

Police Investigating Stabbing in Camden City; Man Dies from Injuries

Camden City, N.J. – A man was fatally stabbed and a woman was injured during a Tuesday night incident in Camden, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki. Gloucestercitynews.net files Police were called to the intersection of 6th St. and Pearl St. for... Read more →

EPA Cancels Study To Incinerate PFAS Waste Near N.J. Fenceline Community

EWG: Future PFAS disposal experiments must protect public health WASHINGTON (August 26, 2020)--– On Tuesday, the Environmental Protection Agency canceled a study to look into the incineration of the fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS. The study would have burned toxic PFAS and measured the amount released into the air at the... Read more →

Wisconsin DOJ Says Man Shot By Police Had A Knife

UPDATE: Kenosha Officer Involved Shooting Mr. Blake admitted that he had a knife in his possession. DCI agents recovered a knife from the driver’s side floorboard of Mr. Blake’s vehicle. A search of the vehicle located no additional weapons. However, according to several social media sites, Blake said he had a... Read more →

Threatening Situation Involving Firearm Ends Peacefully in Gloucester Township

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (August 26, 2020)--On Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at approximately 12:16 PM, the Gloucester Township Police responded to 1341 Blackwood Clementon Road, building #500, for a verbal altercation with a male threatening the caller with a firearm. Officers responded to the scene and immediately set up a perimeter around... Read more →

Donald Norcross Hasn’t Worked With The Tools Since 1993

Suggesting him for Labor Secretary is ridiculous COLLINGSWOOD – Republican candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s First Congressional District, Claire Gustafson, took issue with a recent news report that suggested Congressman Donald Norcross would be a good candidate for US Labor Secretary in a Joe Biden administration. “For a union boss... Read more →

Class Action Suit Filed Against Bladder Medication Allegedly Linked To Visual Problems

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 26, 2020)--Interstitial cystitis is a painful or uncomfortable condition affecting between three and eight million women, and one and four million men in the U.S. Its symptoms - including urgency, frequency, and pain - can interfere with one’s quality of life - including one’s sex life, since sexual intimacy can... Read more →

Best Reasons Why CBD Oil Users in Canada Are Shopping Online

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 26, 2020)--If you are into health and fitness and have missed the emergence of cannabidiol in Canada, where have you been? CBD oil has been making waves in the mainstream health and medical landscape for some time now. CBD is now among the fastest-growing sectors in the supplement market, both... Read more →

Best Free Youtube to MP3 Converters You Should Know [Online/Win/Mac] 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 26, 2020)--When you locate a great or dramatic tune or music in a youtube video, what might you want to do? For me, I need to download it and hear it out when I'm disconnected. You should? Rather than tapping the as often as possible utilized connections on the YouTube... Read more →

500,000 Or More Nursing Home Residents May Be Unable To Vote In November's Election

Renowned inventor Walter Hutchins has voted in every presidential election since 1952. This year, as many states stopped sending teams to help seniors vote, his nursing home was on coronavirus lockdown and his streak was in jeopardy. by Ryan McCarthy and Jack Gillum Aug. 26, 5 a.m. EDT Sally Deng, special... Read more →

Freddie Footman, Jr. of Pemberton, U.S. Army Sergeant Major Veteran, Retired

Pemberton – On August 5, 2020. Age 90. Beloved father of Nehemiah Footman and the late Suk Footman. Freddie was a proud U.S. Army Veteran serving from February 26, 1948 and retiring after 30 honorable years as a Sergeant Major on February 28, 1978. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to... Read more →

Democracy Is Not a Spectator Sport

By Arthur I. Blaustein Catch! The Future of Democracy is In Your Hands November 3. With the 2020 presidential election rapidly approaching, Election Stress Disorder or ESD is at the highest levels in all of history. And this time Americans have to be worried about the very future of democracy itself.... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: EPA Cancels Rahway PFAS Burn Experiment - Win for Clean Air

NJ SIERRA CLUB OPINION The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that they are cancelling their Municipal Waste Combustor Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) Emissions Characterization Study in Rahway, NJ. They had planned to conduct experimental burning of CF4, a compound related to PFAS. According to the EPA’s own presentation prepared on... Read more →

How to Start Living – Not Just Existing

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 26, 2020)--If you’re the type of person who goes to work purely for the paycheck and to make ends meet, this can have a negative impact on your health and wellbeing. We only get one shot at life, so making the most of it and pushing yourself out of your... Read more →

Home Country: The Mule Barn Truck Stop’s Legendary World Dilemma Think Tank

Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor “Sanctimonious siphons, it’s hot!” said Dud, sitting at the philosophy counter and turning over his coffee cup for action with a single smooth move. Dud is a regular at the Mule Barn truck stop’s legendary world dilemma think tank. “Epithet time again, Dudley?” said Doc. “Epithets... Read more →