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August 11, 2022

The Story Behind The Story: The Taxman Cometh

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews contributor courtesy of Every politician promises not to raise taxes. If you have gray hair, you might remember President George H.W. Bush saying "read my lips, NO NEW TAXES." What was the next thing he did? Raise taxes, of course. Do you remember President Biden saying less than two years ago, "You will not pay more in taxes if you make less than $400,000?" Did you believe him? You shouldn't have. The Inflation Reduction Act passed the Senate last week and is expected to pass the House of Representatives this week. The first question you... Read more →

Questions About Gas Odor, Call Gloucester County EM

GLOUCESTER COUNTY, NJ (August 11, 2022)--The Gloucester County Emergency Management Call Center is open for any questions or concerns that you may have, regarding the hazardous materials incident. The call center phone number is 856-384-6800 and will be open from 8:00am to 10:00pm. Please DO NOT CALL 911 or Gloucester Township Police for fuel odors you may smell outside your home, only call IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY. Those odor are still present in the area from the tanker leak in Gloucester County that began yesterday and our dispatch center is getting overwhelmed with "odor of gas" outside resident's homes... Read more →

Daughter Attacks 80-Year-Old Mother Who Died Days Later

SEWELL NJ (Augusst 11, 2022)--On Saturday, August 6, 2022, at approximately 9:57 p.m., officers from the Washington Township Police Department (WTPD) were dispatched to an apartment on Woodmont Circle, Sewell, New Jersey, for a dispute. As a result of the initial investigation, officers charged 65-year-old Loretta Barr with assault. The victim, identified as 80-year-old Florence Dicriscio (Barr’s mother), was initially transported to Jefferson Hospital in Washington Township for her injuries. On August 9, 2022, the victim was pronounced deceased in Philadelphia, where she had been transferred for advanced care due to her injuries. Upon Dicriscio’s death, the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s... Read more →

Grand Opening of Buena Onda in Rittenhouse Friday

IRON CHEF CHEF JOSE GARCES ANNOUNCES THE GRAND OPENING OF BUENA ONDA IN RITTENHOUSE AS PART OF A NATIONAL EXPANSION * The new location grand opens this weekend with free chips and salsa on opening day Philadelphia, PA - James Beard award-winner and Iron Chef Jose Garces announces the grand opening of Buena Onda in Rittenhouse Square on Friday, August 12th. The new location is located at 114 S. 20th Street, next to Chef's famed Village Whiskey. Buena Onda is Chef's famed taqueria that is inspired by the spirit and good vibes of Mexico's Baja Peninsula. The new Rittenhouse location... Read more →

How to Grab knowledge about Profitable BTC Trading in The Bahamas?

The Bahamas is a renowned tourist destination, but it is also emerging as a hub for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency trading. The country has a relaxed attitude towards cryptocurrencies, and there are several exchanges that allow Bahamians to buy and sell Bitcoin. However, if you want to get involved in BTC trading in The Bahamas, it is important to have a good understanding of the market and the risks involved. Here are some tips on how to get started. Visit Bit Index AI Platform for further information. Choose a reputable exchange There are many different exchanges that operate in The Bahamas,... Read more →

Rebecca Chiafullo of Jackson NJ Selected for Television Academy Internship

UPDATED/CORRECTED Rebecca Chiafullo of Jackson, New Jersey, has been selected for the prestigious Television Academy Foundation Internship program. Chiafullo is one of just 40 students chosen by Television Academy members from across the country for the 2022 Summer Program. The Foundation’s annual Internship Program provides eight-week paid internships at top Hollywood studios and production companies to college students nationwide. Chiafullo attended Jackson Liberty High School and will be a senior this fall at Hofstra University where she is majoring in film and television. Chiafullo will be an editing intern this summer at Geiger Post, a post-production facility in Hollywood, California.... Read more →

How to Grab knowledge about Profitable BTC Trading in Estonia?

Estonia (aerial view above) is a small country located in Northeastern Europe. Despite its small size, Estonia has been at the forefront of innovation in many fields, including technology and finance. In recent years, Estonia has become one of the most popular destinations for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency trading. If you're interested in getting involved in profitable BTC trading in Estonia, there are a few things you need to know. Here's a quick guide on how to get started. Visit bittrader if you want to gain proper information about bitcoin trading. Find a reputable exchange The first step is to find... Read more →

When School Begins Will Your Child Have Mental Health Problems?

On Our Sleeves® Survey Reveals Most Parents Believe Their Children Will Have Mental Health-Related Challenges Going Back to School Newswise — COLUMBUS, Ohio (August 8, 2022) — Every new school year comes with its own set of emotions – from worry to excitement – for kids. After years of a global pandemic, safety concerns and other stresses of today, we have to prioritize checking in with children to understand what they are thinking and feeling. A new national survey conducted online by The Harris Poll on behalf of On Our Sleeves, the movement for children’s mental health, finds that 79%... Read more →

Good Job! GTPD Arrest Armed Wanted Suspect

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ—While GTPD officers were conducting proactive patrols of The Gloucester Premium Outlets, the Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store reported a shoplifting in progress. A description of the accused was provided to the on-scene officers, who quickly located the accused attempting to exit the shopping complex on foot. Officers were able to detain the accused and while they were attempting to locate the stolen merchandise, they observed a large amount of various drugs and a loaded firearm in his backpack. The accused was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters for processing. It was later determined that the... Read more →


Regarding public concerns from the recent hazardous chemical leak that occurred yesterday in East Greenwich Township, Gloucester County, NJ that affected our Gloucester Township community, as well as surrounding counties, the following information was been provided by Gloucester County Emergency Management regarding the chemical odor people may be smelling: The chemical, Lubrizol-1389 (Zinc alkyl dithiophosphate), expels a nuisance odor that may linger for some time; however, Haz-Mat Technicians have monitored & tested the air quality of the immediate incident scene and as well as all surrounding areas that have experienced the odor. The results of the testing have confirmed that... Read more →

Three Camden City Juveniles Arrested Following MVC Investigation Involving a Stolen Vehicle

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP—On Monday, August 1, 2022 at approximately 11:29 am Gloucester Township Police were dispatched to the area of Black Horse Pike (Rt. 168) at Batten Ave. in the Hilltop Section of Gloucester Township for a report of a motor vehicle crash blocking the roadway where the three (3) occupants of one of the vehicles involved had fled the scene. Upon arrival of Gloucester Township Police, one of the occupants that initially fled from the vehicle responded back to the scene with a complaint of pain to his head as a result of the collision. He was treated by Inspira... Read more →

NJ College News: Farleigh Dickinson

Students Named to the Dean's List at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Metropolitan Campus MADISON, NJ (08/08/2022)-- Students at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Metropolitan Campus, located in Teaneck, NJ have been named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2022 semester. Sharon Nicini of Gibbsboro (08026) Lauren Simpson of Bridgeton (08302) Ajmaani Mayorga of Camden (08105) Nina Pickering of Lindenwold (08021) Caitlin Beaulieu of Villas (08251) Abaigeal Babore of Merchantville (08109) To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must carry a 3.2 or better grade point average out of a possible 4.0 and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: Increase in Anti-Catholic Incidents

BILL DONAHUE I The Catholic League The recent flurry of anti-Catholic incidents at home and abroad is a disturbing reminder of how deeply entrenched this genre of bigotry is. The incidents are not in any way a coordinated attack, though some commonalities are evident, the most obvious being that they are all driven by left-wing players. It was reported in Canada last week that there has been a huge increase in anti-Catholic hate crimes: between 2020 and 2021, they shot up by 260 percent. Churches have been burned to the ground, stained-glass windows have been smashed and acts of desecration... Read more →

Marlton Man Charged with Child Porn Crimes

Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Evesham Township Police Chief Walt Miller announced that a 71-year-old Marlton man had been charged with possessing and distributing child sexual abuse material. Arnold DiBlasi, of the first block of Prince Charles Court, was charged with four counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (three First Degree and one Second Degree). DiBlasi, who is the former youth group director at Holy Eucharist Parish in Cherry Hill, was taken into custody on July 26 at his residence following the execution of a search warrant. Electronic devices seized during the search will be examined... Read more →