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August 8, 2022

Diane Witherow, of Williamstown/Gloucester City, Loved to Jitterbug,GHS Alum

Dance as if no one is watching, Love as though you’ve never been hurt and sing as if no one is listening. Charlie Chaplain says Life is simple; get some rest, enjoy a good diet and surround yourself with good friends. Joanne L. “Diane” Witherow (nee Watters) filled her circle of days with each. She loved and lived a happy, caring path of time. Just recently, we began losing time and a little more of Diane, but we remembered her love when she could no longer remember. Our hearts never forget. love is not a memory, It’s a feeling, and... Read more →

Change is Coming Says ACCU WEATHER

Locations such as Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C., which recorded high temperatures roughly 4 to 6 degrees Fahrenheit above average on Aug. 4, are forecast to drop between 5 and 8 degrees Fahrenheit below normal by Friday. AccuWeather Global Weather Center – August 1, 2022 – A break from the summertime heat and humidity is on the horizon for residents across the northeastern and part of the midwestern United States later this week, AccuWeather forecasters say. A southward dip in the jet stream will play a significant role in pulling cooler and less humid air across the Ohio Valley and Northeast... Read more →

Five People Rescued After Boat Capsizes Near Barnegat Inlet

image of Barnegat Inlet courtesy of The Army Corps of Engineers BARNEGAT INLET, N.J.(August 8, 2022)-- – The Coast Guard and state and local responders rescued five people from the water Sunday after their personal boat capsized at the entrance to Barnegat Inlet. At approximately 6:57 p.m. Sunday, watchstanders at Sector Delaware Bay were informed that a vessel had capsized, stranding six people in the water. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew and a 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew launched from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Inlet to assist the stranded boaters. Coast Guard boat crews rescued three people, an off-duty lifeguard... Read more →


GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (As a direct result of an influx of your ANONYMOUS TIPS received in response to our GTPD Crime Stoppers posted on July 28th, 2022, and a thorough investigation by the GTPD Retail Theft Unit, Anntanette D. Johnson has been charged on a criminal warrant with 3rd Degree Shoplifting. Ms. Johnson was captured on CCTV concealing wigs on her person at the Coco Beauty Supply on Berlin-Cross Keys Road without attempting to pay for the merchandise. GTPD also received information late last month that Ms. Johnson may have traveled to Atlanta, George. If you have information of Ms.... Read more →

Penn Line Road to be Closed for RR Crossing Repairs in Paulsboro

Detours necessary during construction (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a railroad crossing rehabilitation project requiring the closure and detour of Penn Line Road in Paulsboro, Gloucester County. Beginning at 7 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, August 9, until 7 a.m., Friday, August 12, Penn Line Avenue will be closed in both directions between Jefferson Street and Railroad Avenue to remove the existing railroad crossing. The closure will allow NJDOT’s contractor, Tracks Unlimited, to reconstruct the crossing and approaches. Access will be maintained for local traffic. The following detours will be in place: Penn Line Road northbound... Read more →

The Article III Project Releases Statement on Today's FBI Raid of Mar-a-Lago

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mike Davis, the founder and president of the Article III Project issued the following statement after the FBI raided former President Donald J. Trump’s home: “Attorney General Merrick Garland, FBI Director Chris Wray, and the other appointees in the Biden Justice Department are targeting President Biden’s political rival, with no legal basis or precedent. There’s simply no justification to raid the home of any former President over records dispute with the National Archives. “The President of the United States has the power to declassify any record he wants, so it’s pretextual legal nonsense for the Biden Justice... Read more →

President Trump's Statement on FBI Raid at Mar-A-Lago

UPDATED PALM BEACH, FLORIDA (August 8, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Just minutes ago the FBI raided former President Donald Trump's home in Palm Beach, Florida. Trump released the statement below regarding the FBI's raid which happened in the early morning hours today. At the time of the raid, Trump was in New York City. Thirty FBI agents converged on Trump's home in the early morning hours. Lawyers for the former president were not permitted to follow the FBI agents as they searched the property which is unprecedented. FBI agents also broke into the president's safe, which was empty, according to reports. Trump took 15... Read more →

Rowan U Football Team to Practice in Wildwood, Aug. 14

GLASSBORO, NJ -- The Rowan University Football team will host a practice at Maxwell Field in Wildwood on Sunday, August 14th from 10 a.m. to approximately noon. There is no admission fee for the event. Maxwell Field is located at 401 West Youngs Avenue Wildwood, NJ 08260. Maps and directions can be found here at this link. Fans, family, friends and alumni are invited to come out to support the Profs as the team prepares for the 2022 season. The squad begins preseason on Wednesday, August 10th and will have the season opener at Widener on Saturday, September 3rd. Read more →

DOWN THE SHORE: Lower Township Recreation Coombs Douglass Run

- Road Closure & Detour Information The Lower Township Police would like residents in the Villas, Town Bank, and North Cape May neighborhoods to be aware of detours in and about the Town Bank and North Cape May area for the Coombs Douglass Run, which will begin Saturday, August 13, 2022, at 8:30 a.m. Town Bank Road, Clubhouse Road, Miramar Avenue, Beach Drive, Shore Drive, and Douglass Park will all be closed or detoured. Due to the number of runners and road closures, motorists are asked to avoid this area from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. as there will be... Read more →

OPEN BORDERS: Illegal Immigrants Continue to Wreck Havoc on Communities in Texas

HOUSTON TEXAS— Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Houston, Harris County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO), Houston Police Department (HPD), and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) arrested six individuals on July 28 for their alleged roles in a large-scale catalytic converter theft ring that is suspected of fencing stolen catalytic converters for the three individuals charged with murdering HCSO Sheriff’s Office Deputy Darren Almendarez. Authorities also executed six federal search warrants at five Houston-area residences and one storage facility as part of the large-scale, multi-agency criminal investigation into the organized theft group. The individuals arrested under state arrest warrants for their alleged roles... Read more →

Down The Shore: Featuring the Super Hornet Plane Used in Atlantic City Airshow

ABOUT THE SUPER HORNET ATLANTIC CITY, NJ --The Boeing F/A-18E and F/A-18F Super Hornet are twin-engine, carrier-capable, multirole fighter aircraft variants based on the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet. The F/A-18E single-seat and F/A-18F tandem-seat variants are larger and more advanced derivatives of the F/A-18C and D Hornet. The Super Hornet has an internal 20 mm M61 rotary cannon and can carry air-to-air missiles and air-to-surface weapons. Additional fuel can be carried in up to five external fuel tanks and the aircraft can be configured as an airborne tanker by adding an external air-to-air refueling system. Designed and initially produced by... Read more →

GTPD Needs Your Help: Counterfeit Currency Fraud at Urban Air Adventure Park

Gloucester Township Police Crime Stoppers- On July 20, 2022, at 11 AM, the pictured suspect arrived at Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park on Cross Keys Road operating a dark-colored minivan with dark wheels and no front plate. The suspect entered the establishment and proceeded to the concession stand, where he made two small transactions utilizing counterfeit $50 bills for each. The suspect accepted a change in the amount of $89.92 total, defrauding Urban Air, and left the establishment shortly after. If you can identify the suspect in the video and photos call the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500,... Read more →