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June 17, 2021

Mariner who Injured Himself in Absecon Inlet Rescued by Atlantic City Coast Guard Station

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ, UNITED STATES 06.17.2021 Courtesy Photo U.S. Coast Guard District 5 A crew from Coast Guard Station Atlantic City assists an injured mariner who ran aground in Absecon Inlet, New Jersey, June 17, 2021. The man called for assistance via VHF-FM channel 16 after he hit his head during the grounding. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured mariner after his vessel ran aground in Absecon Inlet Thursday morning. Just before 3 a.m., watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center received a transmission on VHF-FM channel 16... Read more →

Rowan's Kevin Gillooly Living a Dream will Compete in US Olympic Swimming Trials

OMAHA, NE – Rowan’s Kevin Gillooly (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill East) will get his chance to fulfill a dream on Saturday, June 19, when he competes in the 50-meter freestyle at the US Swimming Olympic Trials at the Chi Health Center in Omaha. This week's Trials determines the team that will represent the USA at the Tokyo Summer Olympic games that begin on July 23. ​ A senior with the Profs, he qualified for the Olympic Trials with a time of 22.60 at the 2021 Greater Philadelphia Aquatic Club Spring Derby, making the Olympic Trials Wave II cut which stood... Read more →

How to stake Ethereum 2.0 in 2021

One of the booming cryptocurrency that you can invest in is Ethereum. To increase the benefits, it is now bringing forth an upgraded version of Ethereum 2.0 for investors. ETH requires a lot many things to keep in your mind before you start to stake. You will need a minimum of 32 tokens to validate into the stake handling for ETH. Considering it is all about storing, maintaining, and adding new blockchain, you must be very convenient with the client. As it involves risks like losing the ETH for several reasons during the staking time, you should always prepare for... Read more →

Residents from NJ Graduate with the Lehigh University Class of 2021

BETHLEHEM, PA (06/17/2021)-- During Commencement ceremonies on May 24, 2021, Lehigh University conferred 1,295 Bachelor's degrees, 549 Master's degrees and 104 Doctoral degrees. Of the nearly 2,000 graduates, degree recipients came from 45 states and 36 countries outside of the United States. Congratulations to these graduates from your area! Alyson Duffin of Bellmawr (08031) with Bachelor of Science in Integrated SS/Engineering degree with High Honors Briana Boulton of Riverton (08077) with Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree with High Honors Ann Foley of Merchantville (08109) with Bachelor of Science in Integrated NS/Engineering degree with Highest Honors Morgan McConnell of... Read more →

Two Brothers from New Jersey Charged with Murder of Man Found Dead in Richland Township

JUNE 17, 2021 District Attorney Matt Weintraub announced Thursday, June 17, 2021, that two New Jersey brothers will be charged with killing a man found dead in Richland Township. Anthony Gamble, 19, and Joshua Gamble, 17, both of Somerset, N.J., will be charged with criminal homicide, criminal conspiracy, possession of an instrument of crime and tampering with evidence. The younger Gamble is being charged as an adult. The Gambles are in custody and will be arraigned at a later time Thursday. The brothers are accused of killing a man found stabbed to death early Thursday in a wooded area in... Read more →

Homicide in Bucks County, More Info Coming

(BUCKS COUNTY, PA)(June 17, 2021)--Bucks County Detectives, Richland Township Police and Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a homicide of a male that occurred over night in the 500 Block of East Pumping Station Road in Richland Township. Detectives are interviewing individuals found in the area about their involvement with this incident. This is an ongoing investigation and more information will be provided when it is available. Source: Bucks County District Attorney's Office Location Sourced via CRIMEWATCH®: https://bucks.crimewatchpa.com/da/29567/broadcasts/bucks-county-detectives-state-police-and-richland-police-investigating-homicide Read more →

Online Casinos Post Third Straight $100 Million Month

NEW JERSEY SPORTSBOOKS SURPRISE WITH $814 MILLION HANDLE IN MAY (ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — New Jersey’s online and retail sportsbooks celebrated the third anniversary of sports betting in the state with a surge in wagers to $800 million in May, a typically slow month in the sports betting industry. Meanwhile, online casino and poker rooms crossed $3 billion in lifetime revenue following another near-record month and the Garden State’s brick-and-mortar casinos and sportsbooks continue to rebound, a welcome sign after such a trying year, according to PlayNJ, which tracks the state’s regulated online gaming and sports betting market. “Sportsbooks have... Read more →

New Study Reveals Covid Can Invade Testis Tissue

Newswise — COVID-19 can invade testis tissue in some men who are infected with the virus, according to a new study by University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researchers published in The World Journal of Men's Health. These findings could be the first step in discovering COVID-19’s potential impact on male fertility and whether the virus can be sexually transmitted, said study lead author Ranjith Ramasamy, M.D., associate professor and director of reproductive urology at the Miller School. University of Miami Health System/ Dr. Ranjith Ramasamy and Dr. Justin Achua COVID viral particles in the testis found via electron... Read more →

NRA-ILA: Biden's Plan to Confiscate Your Guns

source NRA-ILA Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files In May, Attorney General Merrick Garland told lawmakers that the Department of Justice’s civil rights work was “critical to protecting the American dream.” Since then DOJ has made clear that Garland’s selective definition of “civil rights” has no room for the Second Amendment or even basic due process under the law. Moreover, contrary to recent messaging, Garland and the DOJ appears to support an increase in civilian-police confrontations – so long as the civilian involved is not actually suspected of having committed any crime. On June 7, the DOJ released model state gun confiscation order... Read more →

The Rams Count on Abby Laphan

Abby Laphan is counted on for many things. As the center fielder and leadoff hitter for the Gloucester Catholic High School softball team, Laphan is depended on heavily to get on base, steal, score runs and make great plays in the outfield. But Laphan’s welcoming personality and ability to make her teammates smile through adversity is what makes her a popular leader on the team. With no assigned captains on the team, Laphan took it upon herself to lead in her own way during her senior year. “I love the coaching staff and I love the girls,” Laphan said. “We... Read more →

Crook Tony Petrozzelli Arrested in Philly for Committing 20 Burglaries in South Jersey

Philadelphia, PA (June 14, 2021)-- - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Tony Petrozzelli, 50, of Camden City, N.J. who was wanted for allegedly committing a string of burglaries at multiple convenience stores in Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem Counties. On May 8, troopers from Woodstown Station observed a vehicle parked in the parking lot of the Heritage Dairy Store in Upper Pittsgrove Township, Salem County and discovered that it was reported stolen and wanted in connection to various burglaries in the area. As troopers entered the parking lot, they observed Petrozzelli attempting to break into the store. When... Read more →

Pine Hill Police K-9 Unit Receives Donation of Body Armor from Vested Interest in K9s

PINE HILL, NJ--The Pine Hill Police Department is proud to introduce their newest member, K9 Condor. K9 Condor and his handler, K9 Office Bruey began the 17 week NJSP Patrol course in September 2020, progressing to proficiency in obedience, area searches, building searches, article searches, tracking, agility, and criminal apprehensions in accordance with the AG guidelines, successfully completing the initial training in January 2021. The K9 Team continued their specialized training in March 2021 and successfully completed the 14 week NJSP Narcotic Scent Detection course in the beginning of June. Pine Hill Police Department’s K9 Condor will receive a bullet... Read more →

Memories from The Past/Year 2009: The City Should Be Utilizing Freedom Pier

Freedom Pier (CNBNews photo) Ever since the U.S. Government sold the vacated Immigration-Coast Guard Station to Gloucester City for $1 nearly 20 years ago, there have been persistent attempts to place this prime spot of publicly owned property into private hands. In that time, to the City's credit, a successful adaptive reuse has been found for the Coast Guard building itself. But, the remainder of the eight-acre property has lain fallow, so to speak, as potential uses have been discussed and studied time and again. Gloucester City has gotten rather good at staging celebrations, parades, festivals and public gatherings of... Read more →

Families Need to Practice Water Safety

Newswise — Summer 2021 will be the first time many people venture back in the water following the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. A recent study by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago underscored the need for families to practice water safety and teach children about safety around pools and at the beach. The consequences of being unprepared when it comes to water safety have been deadly; 53 people drowned last year in Lake Michigan and drownings in the Great Lakes hit their highest numbers in a decade in 2020. The latest Voices of Child Health... Read more →

Investigation of Howard Johnson Motel Fire (Blackwood )Leads to Suspect Being Charged With Arson

BLACKWOOD, NJ--(June 16, 2021)--On Wednesday March 3rd 2021, at approximately 3:33 AM, the Gloucester Township Police and several fire departments from Gloucester and Camden County responded to the Howard Johnson Hotel 832 N. Black Horse Pike in Blackwood for an active four alarm building fire. Responding officers observed heavy smoke and fire coming through the roof of the hotel. Gloucester Township Emergency Medical Services, the Gloucester Township Police Office of Emergency Management, and Camden County Office of Emergency Management were on location to assist guests. Approximately forty seven (47) guests were displaced from several hotel rooms. There were no reported... Read more →

MVC Agencies Closed for Juneteenth Holiday

MVC Facilities, Except Inspection Stations, Will Be Closed Friday, June 18, in Observance of the Juneteenth Holiday TRENTON – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) customers are advised that the following MVC facilities will be closed Friday, June 18. This is in observance of the state’s inaugural Juneteenth holiday, which is designated the third Friday in June. Closed Friday, June 18: Licensing and Vehicle Centers Regional Service Centers Road testing sites Open Friday, June 18: Inspection stations Only the state inspection facilities will remain open, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., on Friday, June 18. The 25 inspection stations around... Read more →