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June 15, 2021

Down The Shore: Lower Township Police Arrest Suspect with Handgun and Hatchet at Higbee Beach

On Saturday, June 12, 2021, at approximately 2:24 p.m., Lower Township Police were dispatched to Higbee Beach for a report of a suspicious man with a handgun and hatchet in his waistband walking around the area. Officers arrived on the scene and were able to locate the man at the beach entrance and arrested him without incident. Both the hatchet and firearm, (located in the parking lot), were safely retrieved. The firearm was confirmed to be a pellet gun. Nelson P. Delisa,38, of Levittown, PA was charged with Unlawful Possession of Weapons, Possession of CDS, Possession/Distribution Hypodermic Syringes and released... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Arrest Emotionally Disturbed Man Armed with Large Metal Spear & Pepper Spray

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (June 15, 2021)--On Saturday, June 12, 2021, at approximately 6:04 AM, Gloucester Township Police responded to the area of Sicklerville Road near Garwood Road for a report of a man swinging a metal pole at passing cars. Arriving officers found the man, later identified as 54 year old Robert Anastasi from Gloucester Township, screaming at passing cars and swinging a large metal spear weapon with his right hand. He was also holding a large can a pepper spray (designed to repel bears), in his left hand. The male clearly appeared to be emotionally disturbed as he was... Read more →


Another Suspect Arrested in January's Double Murder in Edgewater Park

EDGEWATER PARK, NJ--(June 15, 2021)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Edgewater Park Township Police Chief Robert D. Hess announced that a 34-year-old Willingboro man has become the second person to be charged in the fatal shooting of two people at a party in Edgewater Park earlier this year. David Armstrong, of Beaverdale Lane, faces two counts of Murder (First Degree) Conspiracy to Commit Murder (First Degree), Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Second Degree), and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Second Degree). He turned himself in this morning at the Willingboro Township police station. His co-defendant, Ronny Paden,... Read more →


NJ's Incumbent Governor the Odds-On Favorites to Win

Oddsmakers Suggest Phil Murphy Will Be First Democratic NJ Governor Re-elected in nearly 40 years –Betting Odds Heavily Favor Democratic Incumbent in Upcoming Governor Election– Hoboken, New Jersey – June 14, 2021 – Democrats are the odds-on favorites to win the 2021 New Jersey, according to betting industry analysts at USsportsbonus.com (See Disclaimer Below). Democrats have 1/15 odds to win the election (93.8% implied probability), while Republicans are 6/1 (14.3%). “Following his win in the Republican primary, Jack Ciattarelli is facing an uphill battle against the Democratic incumbent, as Phil Murphy has been the heavy favorite for some time,” says... Read more →


Gibbsboro Community Feedback Survey "To Pot (or Not)"

The Gibbsboro Police Department sent out the survey below to find out how their community feels about marijuana. Gloucestercitynews.net files As the results indicated from the Nov. 2020 General Election, question #2, We are interested in understanding how the community of Gibbsboro feels about the newly developed NJ State Cannabis law, as it legalized the use of Marijuana not only for medical purposes but for recreational as well. Those who wish to answer the questions can remain anonymous. Question Title 1. How much do you support or oppose the States legalization of Marijuana? Strongly support Somewhat support Neither support nor... Read more →


Cooper Health Care Sponsors Men’s Health Discussions/COVID-19 Vaccine Events

First 50 to attend each event will receive free men’s health book (CAMDEN CITY , NJ) – Two free men’s health events are being held by Cooper University Health Care as part its ongoing COVID-19 vaccine education initiative. Louis Bezich, author of Crack the Code: 10 Proven Secrets that Motivate Healthy Behavior and Inspire Fulfilment in Men Over 50, will be leading a discussion on men’s health. He will also give away free signed copies of his book to the 50 attendees. Both events will be held at local vaccination centers and include an opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccine... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Harmful Plastic Processing Facility Bill Released from Committee

TRENTON, NJ (June 15, 2021)--Today the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste released A5803(McKeon). The bill exempts plastic material processed at advanced plastic processing facilities from State laws regulating solid waste disposal and recycling. The Sierra Club, Environment NJ, Clean Water Action, Surfrider Foundation, Clean Ocean Action and others oppose the bill. “The Sierra Club does not support advanced plastic processing facilities. This method of chemical conversion and plastic to fuel is not a recycling process. It does not present a viable or sustainable solution to plastic waste, it has a very high carbon footprint and is economically unfeasible. This plastic... Read more →


How Technology is Likely to Impact Online Gambling in the Future?

Having witnessed the technological advancement of the gambling sector in the past few years, it is not difficult to conclude that this massive advancement will also affect the gambling sector profoundly, in the years to come. The world had already witnessed the change from visiting gambling or bookkeeping stores to placing bets right from the comfort of your home. That was when the online gambling world had just emerged and the gambling domain gained the most powerful boost and the most noteworthy shift. However, as there is no end to technical advancement, similarly there is no end to the advancement... Read more →


Hoax Bomb Threat Concerning Plane on Tarmac at Lehigh Valley International Airport

Georgia Man Arrested PHILADELPHIA – Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Donald Thompson, 43, of Scottdale, Georgia, was arrested and charged by Complaint and Warrant on charges of maliciously conveying false information about an explosive, and false information and hoaxes. If convicted, the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of fifteen years in prison. Gloucestercitynews.net files The Complaint alleges that on May 27, 2021, defendant Donald Thompson called into the Lehigh Valley International Airport, Operations Division, located in Allentown, PA, stated that he had a disagreement with his daughter S.T., and claimed she was taking marijuana to... Read more →


Deer Mismanagement Bill Released from Senate Environment Cmt.

The Senate Environment and Energy Committee released S335(Smith). The bill permits certain deer control activities; establishes check-off donation on hunting license applications to support venison donation program; authorizes issuance of multi-species depredation permit for wildlife control on farmland. Taylor McFarland, Acting Director of the Sierra Club, NJ Chapter released the following statement: “We strongly oppose this bill. This legislation will lead to clear cutting, add invasive species, and cause an overpopulation of deer. The purpose of this bill is to encourage hunting, not about managing deer. It also doesn’t manage the lands properly. For example, forests have less deer than... Read more →


Poverty Level: the United States vs Africa

According to the dictionary, poverty means “the state of being extremely poor”. However, when most people think of poverty the visuals of a struggling African family or malnourished children come to mind. While both of these visuals hold serious stakes in reality, the poverty epidemic runs much closer to home than most Americans realize. Poverty is never thought of as an issue to which the United States could succumb, yet one in six Americans face hunger problems on a daily basis. While American poverty has been left under wraps for years according to many essay about poverty, international areas such... Read more →


NCAA: Here’s What You Can Expect

The 2021 NCAA men’s tournament had one final trick up its sleeve for the last game of the Elite Eight. After the popular Houston, Gonzaga, and Baylor got their tickets to the Final Four, UCLA brought forward another shocking upset to become the fifth No.11 seed to appear in the national semi-finals in the tournament history. After a weekend of bombing in regionals, the field of 64 has been reduced to just 16 teams. With more than 240 home runs throughout the weekend, 2021 might be best referred to as the year of a record-breaking aluminum bat. The combination of... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: Baseball's Impact on the Navy

FOR LOVE OF THE GAME: The crack of the bat. The greenest grass you've ever seen. Vendors hawking their snacks and libations. Singing during the seventh-inning stretch. Nothing could be more classically American than baseball. NAVY BASEBALL PLAY BALL When the game of baseball was introduced into the Navy in the late 1800s, it was considered "rational recreation" - a way to keep sailors out of trouble, active and happy. What it became over the following decades was a phenomenon that U.S. sailors - many of whom were major league pros - helped spread around the world. BASEBALL AT WARTIME... Read more →


How Do Online Casinos Work?

https://unsplash.com/photos/xrR-Kr2zppo The popularity of the Internet in the mid-90s has also paved a way for Internet gambling to rise to prominence. With the advancements of technology, Online Casinos (aka Virtual Casinos) grew at a rapid rate and are expected to reach $100 billion by 2026, according to a study featured in Global News Wire. While many people have a good grasp of what the online casino industry does and is, few understand how it works. There are tons of things to think about when bringing traditional gameplay to audiences in this modern format; not only do tax authorities and responsible... Read more →


Buy Relax CBD Gummies at Aifory and Witness the Best Results

CBD market is rapidly growing, developing and expanding, providing customers with an increasing number of products that help them relax, enjoy flawless nighttime sleep, overcome the bothersome symptoms of depression and fight mild to severe pain and inflammation. According to the results of medical studies, the most popular and demanded form of CBD can trigger a range of other beneficial impacts, advancing the well-being of the customer. However, it is inevitable to mention that numerous factors make people critical of the products. Most customers are concerned about the safety, affordability, and effectiveness of goods based on hemp. Fortunately, browsing aifory.com/relax-cbd-gummies/,... Read more →


Camden County Summer Concerts Series

2021 Summer Parks Concert Series Welcome Back to the Show as Summer Concerts Return to Camden County The Camden County Board of Commissioners is proud to announce the return of the Summer Parks Concert Series for 2021. After concerts were suspended in 2020 to protect the health and safety of residents amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board is excited to host this year’s theme, “Welcome Back to the Show,” and to invite county residents to once again enjoy FREE concerts in the county’s parks. For a full lineup of Summer Concerts, Click Here. The Sundown Music Series Continues with Smash... Read more →


Taxpayers Spend $19,000 Every Time a Non-Public School Child Transfers to a Public School

By Mary Beth Peabody/Catholic Star Herald New Jersey taxpayers spend $19,000 every time a non-public school child transfers to a public school. With final decisions expected by the end of June, all New Jersey residents have a stake in Governor Christie’s non-public education funding plans for 2016-17. “People think it’s a Catholic School issue,” said Sr. Rose DiFluri, Assistant Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of Camden. “But it’s about making sure all school-aged children in New Jersey have equitable access to a safe school with appropriate resources. We’re talking about needs that must be met no matter where a... Read more →


CNB Business News: 84 Unit Luxury Development Coming to Jersey City

JERSEY CITY, NJ--This Thursday at 12:30 PM, Nest Seekers International along with Manhattan Developer EPire will break ground at 144 First Street, a site that will soon house a new 84-unit luxury development. Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop will attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the elegant, elevated new building in the Arts District. Jersey City’s Art District is the hottest emerging neighborhood in the New York City region. Just last week Paris’ Centre Pompidou announced Jersey City as the home for their newest location. Manhattan buyers are leaving the city to live in the up-and-coming area being heralded as a... Read more →


Innocent People Have Spent 25,000 Years in U.S. Prisons

The National Registry of Exonerations Releases Stunning New Report: June 14, 2021—The National Registry of Exonerations released a report today marking a dark milestone: as of June 1, 2021, exonerated defendants have collectively served 25,000 years behind bars for crimes they did not commit. Each day, that number continues to grow — and innocent Black people serve the majority of time for wrongful convictions. The Registry reports every known exoneration in the U.S. and includes high-profile cases such as that of Ronnie Long, who was wrongfully convicted of rape in 1976 and served 44 years before being exonerated in 2020.... Read more →


NJ Residents graduate from Alvernia University

READING, PA (06/09/2021)-- Nearly 650 students earned associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees from Alvernia University during the 2020-21 academic year. Graduates from August 2020, December 2020 and May 2021 celebrated by walking across the stage at First Energy Stadium on May 15, 2021. The following local students were among those who completed their degrees: Tyler Hunter Barrett of Mays Landing, NJ, has graduated with a Master of Business Administration degree after completing all the requirements for graduation during the 2020-21 academic year. Barrett majored in Community Service and Economic Leadership while studying at Alvernia University. Ashley DaNaya Conquest of... Read more →


John Perna, a member of Lucchese Crime Family Sentenced to Prison for Aggravated Assault

NEWARK, N.J. – A member of the Lucchese Crime Family was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for planning and carrying out an aggravated assault on the husband of one of the former stars of the Bravo television show “The Real Housewives of New Jersey,” Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. John Perna, 44, of Cedar Grove, New Jersey, (photo, right) previously pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty to Count One of an indictment charging him with committing a violent crime in aid of racketeering activity. Judge McNulty imposed the sentence today by videoconference.... Read more →