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September 8, 2020

Westville Man Involved in Fatal Accident Released from Jail; Next Court Date Nov. 5

(CNBNewsnet) --WOODBURY, NJ (September 8, 2020)--Miguel Pichardo, 19, of Westville, was driving northbound on Tanyard Road in Miguel Pichardo, 19, of Westville, (photo from Salem County Correctional Facility) Deptford Township on the evening of Aug. 22 when he hit the rear of a motorcycle that had slowed to make a turn. The husband and wife on the Harley-Davidson were thrown from the vehicle and Ann Richards Stotsenburg, 52, of Deptford, later died of blunt head trauma from the crash, according to the Gloucester County Prosecutors Office. Pichardo was charged with vehicular homicide, assault by auto, and driving while intoxicated. The Gloucester... Read more →


Rutgers Alumnus $5 Million Gift will Advance Fight Against Alzheimer and Dementia

Herbert C. Klein, a Rutgers alumnus, longtime donor and former U.S. congressman, and his family have made a $5 million gift to the university to support Rutgers’ leadership in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease and other devastating neurodegenerative conditions. This generous donation has Herbert C. Klein. Photo: Marian Goldman transformative implications for Rutgers’ ability to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. Klein RC’51 made the gift in memory of his wife, Jacqueline Krieger Klein, who died in 2017 after battling Alzheimer’s disease. The funds will be used to create the Jacqueline Krieger Klein Endowed Director’s Chair in Neurodegeneration Research. The gift... Read more →


8 Things to Consider When Selling Your Business

(September 8, 2020)--You should think about a number of important factors before deciding to sell a business in Pennsylvania. Some are financial, some emotional, and others involve processes related to business sales. During our many years of experience as business brokers, we have gained significant insight into this area and are fully familiar with the concerns that business owners have when deciding to sell a company. This article is designed to help you to streamline the business sale process and arrange a more effective switchover to the buyer. Questions to ask yourself when deciding to sell your business The decision to... Read more →


Murphy Wants More Time to Respond to Lawsuit to Stop Voting by Mail in New Jersey

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey officials asked a federal judge Friday for more time to respond to a lawsuit filed by President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign seeking to stop an order by Gov. Phil Murphy allowing all voters to cast their ballots by mail. Gloucestercitynews.net files Murphy and Secretary of State Tahesha Way are supposed to respond to the complaint by Sept. 14. However, in the request submitted by the state’s Attorney General’s office, they noted that they did not receive the lawsuit until Aug. 24, six days after the campaign filed the... Read more →


*ATTENTION Gloucester Township Residents! Free Book Bag Filled with Supplies for your Child

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ--Are you a Gloucester Township, New Jersey resident whose little one is in need of school supplies? Come get a FREE book bag filled with supplies to help your child reach academic success this school year! Limited supplies; registration for this free event is required. To register, contact the Family Partner, Magda Diaz at 609-471-7004 or email Magda.diaz@centerffs.org. Location and Date once registered: Gloucester Township Police Department Family Resource Center 1324 Little Gloucester Road, Blackwood NJ 08012 Address/Location Gloucester Township Police Department 1261 Chews Landing Rd Gloucester Township, NJ 08021 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-228-4500 Read more →


Bridgeton NJ Patrolman Dies After Trying to rescue a Suspect who Jumped into River

Police Officer Sean Peek Bridgeton Police Department, New Jersey End of Watch Sunday, September 6, 2020 BRIDGETON NJ--Police Officer Sean Peek, age 49, died several hours after attempting to rescue a suspect who jumped into the Cohansey River near the Washington Street Bridge at about 1:30 am. He and other officers had responded to the Bridgeton Fire Department EMT satellite station at 15 Mayor Aitken Drive after a woman was observed damaging an ambulance. Officer Peek observed the suspect the run into the woods near the bridge and then either fall or jump into the river. Officer Peek entered the river... Read more →


Woodlynne Resident Fatally Shot at Camden City Gas Station Monday Night

Camden CITY, N.J. – Detectives are searching for the person who fatally shot a man inside his vehicle while at a gas station in Camden on Monday night, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki. Police were called to the gas station on the 1000 block of Kaighn Ave. shortly before midnight for a report of an injured man. Before officers could arrive, the victim was driven to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. The victim was identified as Michael Milton, 45, of Woodlynne. Witnesses reported hearing a loud noise... Read more →


Starting Sept. 14 PATCO to Reopen Four Stations and Increase Service

Increased Service to Promote Social Distancing LINDENWOLD, NJ – The Port Authority Transit Corporation (PATCO) today announced that it will reopen four closed stations on Monday, September 14 and change the schedule to provide additional capacity and more frequent train service. The agency moves toward restoring normal operations as mass transit plays a vital role in economic recovery. “As more riders return to PATCO, we will be evaluating our approach and strategies relating to every aspect of how our service is delivered,” said John D. Rink, PATCO General Manager. “Our goal now is to ensure our service provides enough capacity so... Read more →


VIDEO: ANTIFA/BLM share the Same Goals, Seek to Dismantle America

Antifa and Black Lives Matter crowds attack elderly lady, spitting on her and spraying her with paint (CNBNews screenshot) SKY NEWS--Antifa and Black Lives Matter crowds “share the same goals and the same sympathies” and ultimately seek to dismantle American capitalism, American democracy, and the police force say Sky News host Rowan Dean. Sky News host Rita Panahi said Antifa and BLM protesters have urged supporters to not post footage of riots to social media because police are using the clips to track down the perpetrators. She also highlighted an incident where a group of protesters mocked an elderly lady during... Read more →


Daniel J. Hogan, of Audubon, Member of Philadelphia Plumbers Union Local 390

AUDUBON, NJ--Daniel Jude Hogan died suddenly on September 1, 2020, of Audubon, NJ. He was 39. Dan Hogan was a proud member of the Philadelphia Plumbers Union Local 690 since 2002. He worked on and completed many large-scale construction projects in Philadelphia including the Comcast Technology Center, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dan was a passionate sports fan, with a big devotion for all of the local Philadelphia teams. He took particular enjoyment in watching the 76ers and the NBA. Dan developed talents in computer design and audiovisual technologies and used these self-taught skills to... Read more →


Lucy Ann Lescota, of Bellmawr

Lucy Ann Lescota, Suddenly on September 4, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 25. Beloved daughter of Robert and Darlene (nee Cheek). Also survived by many closest friends and family. Lucy was a Rutgers University graduate and also worked at the University's library in Camden. There will be a viewing from 1:30pm to 3:30pm on Wednesday afternoon, GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Service 3:30pm at the funeral home. Interment private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Lucy's name to a charity of choice. Read more →


Il Portico Italian Ristorante LL Suspended for Ignoring Murphy's COVID-19 Orders

July 30 - Notice of Charges August 25 - Notice of Charges Filed Letter Brief TRENTON – The Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) today announced it has suspended a Burlington County restaurant’s liquor license and its permit to serve alcohol in outdoor areas following a raucous Fourth of July party that violated social distancing requirements and other COVID-19 orders. ABC also announced it will seek to revoke the restaurant’s liquor license in connection with a second incident involving a violation of the public health measures in place to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Il Portico Ristorante in Burlington... Read more →


10 Ideas for Selling Your House

By: Eric Reyes image courtesy of unsplash.com (Gloucestercitynews.net)(September 8, 2020)--Selling a home? Prepare for several weeks of planning, prepping, discussing, and waiting. On average, homes sit on the market 92 days before they sell. After the home sells, it can take several more weeks to close the deal. Many sellers want their homes sold and out of their hands as quickly as possible. With the 10 tips listed below, you can significantly reduce the amount of time your home is on the market before it sells. 1- Presentation Presentation is important when selling a home, yet many sellers neglect it. Buyers... Read more →


TSA screens more than 3M passengers over Labor Day weekend

WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened over 3 million passengers during the Labor Day holiday weekend (Friday, September 4 through Monday, September 7). The weekend figure was boosted by the screening of nearly 969,000 passengers on Friday, September 4, and more than 935,000 passengers on Monday, September 7. Those two days represent the most individuals screened on any single day since March 17, 2020. “Passenger volume on the busiest day of the Labor Day weekend was up 30% from the busiest day of the July Fourth holiday weekend,” said TSA Administrator David Pekoske. “This is an encouraging trend for... Read more →


Cliffside Park Lawyer Charged with Fraudulent Obtaining $9 Million in Loans

Meant to Help Small Businesses During COVID-19 Pandemic NEWARK, N.J. – A Bergen County, New Jersey, attorney was arrested today and charged with fraudulently obtaining approximately $9 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito and Acting Assistant Attorney General Brian C. Rabbitt of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, announced. Jae H. Choi, 48, of Cliffside Park, New Jersey, is charged by complaint with three counts of bank fraud and one count of money laundering. He is expected to make his initial appearance by videoconference today before U.S. Magistrate Judge James B. Clark III. According to documents filed... Read more →


How Sports Will Help You Become a Better Student

(SEPTEMBER 8, 2020)--If you are thinking about doing sports while studying in college, but you cannot find time for it in your schedule, then read the article below. We will tell you more about the main benefits of sports in your life and how it can help you become a better student. In addition, we will show you how you can devote a few hours per week to regular physical activities. High Concentration and Focus You can choose the most popular college sports or come up with something unconventional, but no matter what you prefer, you will be able to boost... Read more →


Investigation of Police-Involved Shooting at Logan Twp. UPS Facility Released

William J. Owens was shot by police after firing a handgun at one of two women he took hostage at the facility on Jan. 14, 2019 TRENTON – In compliance with the Attorney General’s Independent Prosecutor Directive on Police-Use-of-Force Investigations, this public statement is being issued on the findings of an investigation into the fatal police-involved shooting that occurred on Jan. 14, 2019 at a United Parcel Service (“UPS”) facility in Logan Township, N.J. Among other findings, the investigation determined that the civilian who was killed, William J. Owens, was shot by officers after firing a handgun at one of two... Read more →


Who Looks Favorite To Go On And Claim The NBA Championship

(September 8, 2020)--With the NBA season coming to a close and us now into the second round of the playoff, we are starting to get a bit of a better idea on who looks most likely to take home an NBA Finals Ring. Throughout the season, the Lakers have been favorited to win the tournament due to the signing of Anthony Davis who would accompany Lebron James fantastically. The pair have been seriously formidable through the season, and now it’s the playoffs with them tied 1-1 with the Houston Rockets in the series, they look as if they are likely to... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN:Investigator Luis "Mario" Herrera, Shot by Juvenile Suspect, Dies

LUIS "MARIO" HERRERA Lincoln Police Department, Nebraska End of Watch Monday, September 7, 2020 LINCOLN, NEBRASKA--Investigator Mario Herrera succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained on August 26th, 2020, when he and other members of the Metro Area Task Force served an arrest warrant at a home in the area of N 33rd Street and Vine Street. As officers approached the home two subjects inside, including the juvenile homicide suspect, fled from the house. The juvenile opened fire, striking Investigator Herrera in the chest. He was transported to a local hospital before being transferred to the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. He... Read more →


American Legion Riders provide final send-off for Medal of Honor recipient

The American Legion Sep 02, 2020 On Jan. 12, 1952, U.S. Army Cpl. Ronald Rosser charged three times into Chinese trenches to fight off the enemy and save U.S. wounded. His heroic actions earned Rosser the Medal of Honor. Decades later, Tennessee Legionnaire Rick Wright had the opportunity to meet Rosser through a friendship between Wright’s wife, Tracey, and Rosser’s daughter, Pamela Rosser Lovell. Rosser, a 39-year member of American Legion Post 222 in Crooksville, Ohio, was living with his daughter in Bumpus Mills, Tenn., at the time. Wright, a member of Post 72 in Dover, had been taking Rosser to... Read more →


Letters to the Ed: "Blame Trump," AFSCME

On the first Monday of every September, we celebrate the selflessness and sacrifice of all working people. But this year, the Labor Day tribute takes on even greater weight. Because this year, during the worst public health crisis in a century, working people are rising to the moment in new, extraordinary ways. But as essential workers — so many of them proud union members — stand fearlessly on the front lines, many of their jobs are at risk, thanks to an administration that has ignored the sacrifices of public service workers. The result is being felt by Americans in every community... Read more →