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June 15, 2022

Philadelphia Police Arrest Suspect Involved in Chick-Fil-A Restaurant Shooting

On Monday, June 13th, 2022 at 8:22 pm., Officers responded to the Chick-Fil-A restaurant at 811 Adams Avenue, for the report of a male employee who was shot in the leg. Upon arrival, officers located a 17-year-old male victim suffering from a GSW to his left leg. He was transported by police to AEMC, where he was treated and later released. The scene was held, no weapon recovered and no arrest was made. Shortly thereafter)... Read more →

Gibbsboro Police Arrest Suspect on Charges of Attempted Murder and Other Offenses

Gibbsboro, N.J. (June 15, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)- A Gibbsboro man has been charged with attempted murder, assault and weapons offenses after a shooting occurred during an altercation between two men and a woman on June 14, 2022, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace MacAulay and Gibbsboro Police Chief Brian Leadley. At 8:41 a.m., officers of the Gibbsboro Police Department responded to the Freedom Village on Independence Way for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a... Read more →

Coming Events in Philly and Atlantic City

Named one of the ""World's Greatest Places"" by Time Magazine and one of the ""Best Destinations in the World"" by Conde Nast, the City of Brotherly & Sisterly Love is a leading cultural and culinary destination, featuring world-famous museums, attractions, events, outdoor spaces, and signature dishes at award-winning restaurants. Explore the diversity and creativity of Philly's neighborhoods outside of the historic center, picnic under the stars, and rock an outdoor show at the Mann. Take... Read more →

All NJMVC Facilities Will Be Closed Friday, June 17 for the State Holiday

TRENTON – All New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) facilities will be closed Friday, June 17, in observance of the state holiday. This includes: Licensing and Vehicle Centers Regional Service Centers road testing sites inspection stations All NJMVC facilities will be open for regular operating hours the rest of the week, including on Saturday, June 18. Meanwhile, the website remains open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Customers can access more than... Read more →

The Story Behind The Story:

The Annoying "Boom-Car" Parties(video)

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNewsnet Finally, someone has heard our calls for help. At least since 2017, those of us on the New Jersey side of the Delaware River have been suffering from the effects of "Boom-Car" Parties. If you are new to the South Jersey area these are trucks and cars loaded with sound equipment so intense that houses from Gloucester County up to Burlington County shake and things fall from the shelves and walls... Read more →

The Invasion of the Spotted Lanternfly is Real; If You See This Vicious Tree-Insect Kill It

Spotted Lanternfly in New Jersey Some people may think it is a moth but it's really the Asian plant hopper known as the spotted lanternfly (SLF), Lycorma deliculata (White), and is a member of the order Hemiptera, family Fulgoridae. In the USA, the spotted lanternfly is an invasive species that could be very devastating to some New Jersey crops and hardwood trees. This insect was accidentally introduced into Pennsylvania and was confirmed in the state... Read more →

Margaret L. Brooks, of Stratford/Gloucester City, former Public and Catholic Schools Teacher, Member of DAR, GHS Alumnus

Margaret L. "Peggy" Brooks (née Prince), 82 years, of Stratford NJ, passed away peacefully in the presence of her family early in the morning of Sunday, June 5, 2022. Daughter of the late Howard and Elizabeth (née Burtis) Prince. Beloved wife of Dr. Thomas P. Brooks. Loving mother of Diana Brooks, Kristine Zoppina (Russell), T. Gregory Brooks (Eileen), Matthew Brooks (Megan) and Megan Brooks. Dear sister of Howard (Beverly) Prince and Arlene Kramke (Kurt). Cherished... Read more →

A guide to Delta-8 THC Carts in 2022

What are delta 8 carts? Delta 8 carts are cannabis oil cartridges that contain Delta 8 THC, a potent, psychoactive cannabinoid found in hemp plants. Delta 8 THC is similar to Delta 9 THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, but it is legal under federal law and does not produce the same psychoactive effects. Delta 8 THC carts are available in various strains and flavors and can use them to provide relief from pain, anxiety,... Read more →

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Camden City N.J.-Wednesday, June 15, 2022, is observed as WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY. Elder abuse is defined as any knowing, intentional or negligent act by a caregiver or any person that causes harm or serious risk of harm to a vulnerable adult, according to the Division of Aging Services New Jersey Department of Human Services. Each year, hundreds of thousands of older people are subject to elder abuse. Many of them are frail, and... Read more →

CCPO to Public: Stop Engaging in Private Attempt to Catch A Predator

Camden, N.J.-The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office is urging the public to stop engaging in private attempts “to catch a predator.” The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office has seen an uptick in citizens attempting to lure individuals suspected of criminal activity to public locations. Actions such as these have the potential to put all parties and innocent bystanders in danger. These activities are not appropriate and may actually jeopardize law enforcement investigations and prosecutions of offenders. Law... Read more →

National Alliance Condemns Education Department's Family Council

Calls it a shell group meant to distract from radical leftwing curriculum (Fairfax, Virginia) - Mark Lloyd, Senior Policy Director of the Alliance for Free Citizens, today condemned the U.S. Department of Education's plan to establish a so-called “National Parents and Families Engagement Council.” The move was presented as a way to build a “strong and effective relationship between schools and families.” According to Fox News, the Department of Education said the Council will be... Read more →