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September 7, 2020

Four-Year-Old Female, Struck and Killed by Vehicle in Lower Township

LOWER TOWNSHIP NJ (September 7, 2020)--On Saturday, September 05, 2020, the Lower Township Police Department received a report that a pedestrian had been struck by a motor vehicle in the vicinity of Lennox Avenue and Fishing Creek Road, in the Fishing Creek section of the Township. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files Upon arriving on the scene, officers found out that a vehicle on Lennox Avenue had struck a 4-year-old female. Members of the Lower Township Rescue Squad treated the child on the scene for her injuries. Ultimately, she was flown to the Cooper Medical Center in Camden City, NJ for further treatment of... Read more →

Why Should I Fill Out My Census Form?

Why does it matter? Last Updated: 08/10/2020 Yes. You can fill out your census form online here. The deadline to complete your census form is now September 30. The Census is more than just a population count. It's the data that the federal government and the state government rely upon to make decisions that impact our communities. RELATED: *The Census is Important for YOU & Gloucester City New Jersey was undercounted in 2010, and because of that, we have left -- over the course of the past decade, and even today -- untold billions of dollars in federal aid on the... Read more →

Republican Leader Says Recreational Marijuana Deal in Pennsylvania Unlikely This Fall

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – No matter how much Gov. Tom Wolf may support it, one of the Senate’s highest-ranking Republicans said a deal legalizing recreational marijuana this fall just won’t happen. “Like with any issue, a bill would need to work its way through the Senate Committee process to be vetted,” said Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman, R-Centre. “Movement on this issue should not be expected his fall.” Corman’s comments follow a Thursday news conference from Gov. Tom Wolf again calling on the Legislature to enable recreational cannabis and use the tax revenue to... Read more →

CHUCKLES ! Brilliant Me

I took down my Rebel flag (which you can't buy on EBAY any more) and peeled the NRA sticker off my front window. I disconnected my home alarm system and quit the candy-ass Neighborhood Watch. I bought two Pakistani flags and put one at each corner of the front yard. Then I purchased the black flag of ISIS (which you CAN Buy on EBAY) and ran it up the flag pole. Now the local police, sheriff, FBI, CIA, NSA, Homeland Security, Secret Service and other agencies are all watching my house 24/7. I've NEVER felt safer and I'm saving $69.95 a... Read more →

Officer Down: Detective James Skernivitz, Working Undercover, Shot and Killed

Detective James Skernivitz Cleveland Division of Police, Ohio End of Watch Thursday, September 3, 2020 CLEVELAND, OHIO--Detective James Skernivitz, age 54, was shot and killed at about 10:00 pm in the area of West 65th Street and Storer Avenue while working in an undercover capacity as part of a federal task force supporting Operation Legend. An informant who was with Detective Skernivitz was also killed when one or more subjects opened fire on them while they were inside of Detective Skernivitz's vehicle. Two juveniles and an adult were taken into custody for questioning about their murders. Detective Skernivitz had served with... Read more →

Three Men from Philadelphia Charged with Child Sex Trafficking

Three Philadelphia men were charged, by a federal grand jury, in an indictment unsealed today in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for their roles in a sex trafficking operation that exploited numerous minors from 2016 through 2017. Gloucestercitynews.net files Acting Assistant Attorney General Brian C. Rabbitt of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and Special Agent in Charge Michel J. Driscoll of the FBI’s Philadelphia Field Division made the announcement. Andre Michael Felts, aka “Dre” and “Plug,” 32, and Kevin Michael Francis, aka “Kev,” 60, were each charged with one count... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: China Will Double Its Nuclear Warheads Over The Next 10 Years

Over the next 10 years, it's expected China will double the number of nuclear warheads it possesses, while embarking on an effort to expand the ways it can deploy its nuclear capability, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for China Chad L. Sbragia said at the American Enterprise Institute. He discussed findings of a just-released Defense Department report, "Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China — 2020." "The report does contend that there are currently an estimated low-200s in terms of warhead stockpiles, and it's projected to at least double in size over the next decade as China expands... Read more →

Cape May County Hazard Mitigation Plan Meeting

September 10th You're INVITED--Join us on September 10th at 2:00 PM to hear about how Cape May County is updating their hazard mitigation plan and learn how we are working towards a more resilient County. The meeting will be held virtually. For more information about the plan and to get the link to the presentation, please go to: https://www.capemaycounty2020hmp.com/calendar/ Read more →

80 Fatal Drug Overdoses in Atlantic County So Far This Year

MAYS LANDING- International Drug Overdose Awareness Day was held August 31. According to the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Drug Related Death (DRD) Investigation Squad there were 80 drug-related deaths (DRD) to date in 2020, in Atlantic County. In August 2019, Atlantic County saw 86 drug-related deaths in the county. “The numbers show that we are not reporting as many drug related deaths to date in 2020, compared to one year ago, but 6 less fatal drug overdoses is not good enough and tells us that we still have work to do. As the Chief Law Enforcement Officer of Atlantic County I... Read more →

CNB Business News: Atilis Gym Members Pumped at Reopening

MediaWizeSeptember 1, 2020 Chris and Lesya Lambert, owners of four Atilis Gyms, are happy to welcome back members. By MADDY VITALE Carlos Valencia, of Egg Harbor Township, worked out at Atilis Gym in his hometown Tuesday, the first day that gyms across the state were allowed to reopen since the COVID-19 pandemic forced shutdowns six months ago. “It’s such a release. Everybody is so amped up. They are so stressed out over COVID. Going to the gym is a release,” Valencia noted. Stacy Golinski, of Somers Point, likened the reopening of fitness centers by Gov. Phil Murphy to a holiday. “It’s... Read more →

How to Choose the Right Betting Site

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Sept. 7, 2020)--With the escalating number of sports betting sites online, it becomes increasingly necessary to do your research when choosing a bookmarker. Plus, if you want a better betting experience, working with the best site is key. However, selecting the right site can be a challenge—especially to new punters. Luckily, you don’t have to wander in the wilderness when it comes to choosing the best betting site. The following guide contains the tips and tricks you need to select the best site for your betting endeavors. Do Research Read reviews. Do your research. With reviews, you will get a better... Read more →

William J. Corvino of Audubon

On September 4, 2020, of Audubon, NJ. Age 88 years. Predeceased by his parents, Nicholas and Mary Corvino. Beloved husband of 58 years to the late Helene "Fran" Corvino (nee Gallagher). Dear father of Kathleen (David) Jakubowski, Diane Greene, Karen Corvino and William F. (Cami) Corvino. Loving grandfather of 16 grandchildren: Brian (Lindsey), Julie (Ragon), Sean, Joseph (Rachel), Meghan (Thomas), Melissa (Matt), Joshua, Shannon (Isaiah), Jeremy, Justin, Carly, Valerie, Deanna, Evan, Ella and Helene and 10 great grandchildren. He is also lovingly survived by 3 brothers, John, Fran and Ronald Corvino and many nieces and nephews. Bill grew up and was... Read more →

Knowing These 10 Tips Will Make Your Back Injury Bearable

by Kim Hemphry (Gloucestercitynews.net)(Sept. 7, 2020)--A back injury is a terrible condition, but it doesn't have to be the end of your lifestyle. Try these tips to manage your pain so you can live the full and happy life you deserve. 1) Buy the Right Shoes Posture has a huge impact on back pain, and your shoes can be directly responsible for your posture. If your back has been recently injured, don't hurt yourself by wearing cheap shoes. Instead, look for an orthopedic pair that will reduce your pain and improve your overall quality of life. The best way to get... Read more →

November's Voting Options Available for New Jersey Residents

How have elections moved or changed in New Jersey because of COVID-19? Gloucestercitynews.net files Last Updated: 09/04/2020 The November 3rd General Election will primarily be held through vote-by-mail. All active registered New Jersey voters will automatically receive a prepaid return-postage vote-by-mail ballot from their County Clerks. All ballots will be mailed by Monday, October 5th. Voters can choose to: mail in their ballot return their ballot through a secure dropbox hand their ballot directly to a poll worker at a polling place on Election Day vote in-person All ballots being returned through the US Postal Service must carry a postmark by... Read more →