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July 19, 2021

Some Thoughts on the Cancellation of Gloucester City's Police Department Weekly Crime Report

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews https://gloucestercitynews.net In June residents were telling us there were several larcenies committed in Gloucester City. Since the City Police Department has stopped issuing weekly crime reports we asked the police to release their records about that crime over a period of two to three weeks. We were told to submit an OPRA request for that information. Instead of asking for the number of thefts over a three-week period, we narrowed it down to just one week. The OPRA was submitted on June 28. Because of the 4th of July holiday and the city offices... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENCE: Medal of Honor Monday Salutes Navy Vice Adm. Joel T. Boone

July 19, 2021 | BY Katie Lange , DOD News Navy Vice Adm. Joel T. Boone treated injured service members through the horrors of both world wars and everything in between. He served as the personal physician for three presidents and put his mark on military medicine over the span of nearly four decades. Before earning many of his high-ranking accomplishments, though, he received one of the most memorable — the Medal of Honor. Boone was born Aug. 29, 1889, in the small town of St. Clair, Pennsylvania, to William and Annie Boone. He had a brother and two sisters.... Read more →


Motor Vehicle Strikes Pedestrian on Rt. 73, Maple Shade, Pronounced Dead at the Scene

MAPLE SHADE NJ (July 19, 2021)--Sunday, July 18, at 0159 hours the Maple Shade Police Department responded to a pedestrian versus motor vehicle crash at Route 73 North near Willow Road. The pedestrian was determined to be deceased at the scene (Victim's identification is being withheld pending notification to a family member). Driver of the vehicle stayed on location and is cooperating with the investigation. At this time the investigation is ongoing by the Maple Shade Police Department. The New Jersey Department of Transportation, New Jersey State Police Police Incident Command and the Mount Laurel Fire Department assisted with traffic... Read more →


Lower Township Police Weekly Crime Blotter and Adult Arrests 6-28-21 to 7-4-21

(July 19, 2021)--The Lower Township Police Department responded to or initiated a total of 973 calls, averaging a total of 139 calls per day. Police also made a total of 8 arrests during this period. Below is a breakdown of incidents and arrests by date: 6-28-21 Non-Criminal Incidents - 5 Fire Related Calls - 3 Motor Vehicle Accidents - 3 Traffic Enforcement - 28 Public Services – 107 Domestic Violence Incidents - 1 Burglary – Bayshore Rd., North Cape May Theft – Shawcrest Rd., Shawcrest Theft – Bayshore Rd., North Cape May Fraud – Portsmouth Rd., Cold Spring 6-29-21 Non-Criminal... Read more →


Coast Guard Medevaced Man from Yacht Six Miles Northeast of Manasquan Inlet

U.S. Coast Guard District 5 U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies conduct a medical evacuation on a 58-year-old male 6 miles northeast of Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey, July 19, 2021. The notification was received by U.S. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center via VHF channel 16. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Christopher Rivera/released) MANASQUAN INLET, N.J. (July 18, 2021)-- — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a 60-foot Arrow yacht approximately 6 miles northeast of Manasquan Inlet on Sunday. Watchstanders from U.S. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center and U.S. Coast Guard Station... Read more →


Elizabeth A. DiGenni, 89, of Mt. Ephraim, worked at Disney World

Elizabeth A. DiGenni on July 18, 2021. Born in Camden, Spent most of her life residing in Mt. Ephraim. Age 89. Beloved wife of the late Albert. Devoted mother of Michael (Patti), Marianne Renard (The late Jim), Deborah Polo (Mark), Eleanora Rose, Marc (Carrie). Loving Grandmom Betty of 11 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Thomas Kavano (Reene). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her loving K-9 Companion Max. Betty loved to dance, spend time with her family, and travel to Disney World, where she eventually fulfilled her lifelong dream of working. Services are private... Read more →


Robert J. Long, Jr., of Bellmawr, age 37

Robert J. Long, Jr., suddenly on July 17, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 37. Beloved husband of Thuy Van Ton. Devoted son of Antoinette (nee Chierici) and Frank Hartman. Loving brother of Christopher Long, Samantha Opoku, and Debbrah Stallard. Also survived by many Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins. There will be a viewing from 12 noon to 2PM Friday, July 23 at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral service 2PM. Interment is private at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Animal Welfare Association, 509 Centennial BLVD, Voorhees, NJ, 08043. Read more →


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FBI Statement Regarding Allegations of Sexual Abuse by Former Gymnastics/Physician Nassar

The FBI has provided the following statement in response to the Department of Justice's Office of the Inspector General report titled "Investigation and Review of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Handling of Allegations of Sexual Abuse by Former USA Gymnastics Physician Lawrence Gerard Nassar." As the Inspector General made clear in today’s report, this should not have happened. The FBI will never lose sight of the harm that Nassar’s abuse caused. The actions and inactions of certain FBI employees described in the report are inexcusable and a discredit to this organization. The FBI has taken affirmative steps to ensure and... Read more →


The Gloucester Township Community Outreach Truck is Back! 

Our first location will be tomorrow (Monday) July 19th at the back of East Meadowbrook Circle off of Jarvis Road between 1:30 PM and 4 PM! The rest of this week the COT will be utilized for two private school functions, but next week we'll announce several locations in our neighborhoods! Stop out for some fun playing outdoor games like corn-hole, football catch, and Frisbee toss, or step inside the COT truck to play some video games with our GTPD Officers ! Be on the lookout for our COT Officers coming to a neighborhood near you, we're planning on having... Read more →


Conor Lamb Goes Full Anti-Second Amendment 

Ohio Township, PA - Today, Conor Lamb showed everyone what a scam artist he is by supporting the nomination of David Chipman as Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. While campaigning for Congress, Lamb told voters that he opposed new gun laws, but now is showing his true colors by supporting anti-Second Amendment zealot Chipman. In response to Lamb's support, Sean Parnell issued the following statement: "Joe Biden’s ATF nominee, David Chipman, is an anti-2nd Amendment radical who previously opposed the Heller decision affirming our individual right to keep and bear arms. He openly supports turning... Read more →


Adelphi University Dean's List Spring 2021 Includes Residents from New Jersey

GARDEN CITY, NY (07/15/2021)-- A select group of outstanding students has been named to the Spring 2020 Dean's List at Adelphi University. Adelphi's deans of Arts and Sciences, Education and Health Science, Business, Nursing and Public Health, Social Work and Psychology recognize superior academic work every semester. The Dean's List includes full-time students registered for 12 or more credits who have completed at least 9 graded credits and achieved a GPA of 3.5 or above for the semester. This recognition becomes part of the student's academic record and is entered into the individual's transcript. Gabrielle Byrnes of Voorhees (08043) Andrew... Read more →


PA POLITICS:Sean Parnell Banks $600K in Half a Quarter

Receives Donations from 97% of Commonwealth's Counties Ohio Township, PA - Fifty days ago, combat veteran and author Sean Parnell entered the race for Pennsylvania Senate to fight for Pennsylvanians in Washington like he fought for them in combat. Half a quarter later, Parnell announced the following fundraising numbers from his first report: Cash on Hand: $597,305.93 Total Receipts: $560,985.65 Number of Donations: 7,064 *Contributions for 65/67 counties "I am so grateful for the outpouring of support for my campaign throughout Pennsylvania," said Sean Parnell. "Over the past fifty days since we launched, I have talked to Pennsylvanians across the... Read more →


Most Precious Blood Parish Virtual Cathedral Organ Recital

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm On Wednesday, July 21 at 2 PM, David Doan, Pastoral Musician from Most Precious Blood Parish, West Collingswood, will present a virtual recital to celebrate the pipe organ’s return to service, which has spanned 100 years! Hear the beautiful sounds of our Camden Cathedral pipe organ! Monthly virtual recitals showcase the instrument with talented musicians from around our diocese. Watch and listen to this recital via livestream at: Facebook.com/camdendiocese; and YouTube.com/camdendiocese; Twitter.com/camdendiocese Read more →


Mid-Year Report of Law Enforcement Fatalities: Nationwide 155 Line of Duty Deaths

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) has released its Mid-Year Report of law enforcement officer fatalities. As the nationwide authority of line-of-duty deaths, NLEOMF releases reports each year that include officer fatality numbers and other statistics relevant to law enforcement. This year’s Mid-Year Report indicates a significant increase in officer deaths and could potentially be the deadliest year for law enforcement on record, if trends continue. So far in 2021, there have been 155 line-of-duty officer deaths. COVID-19 continues to be the number-one cause of death, reaching 71 officers so far this year. The report also notes that... Read more →