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Lower Township PD: Update on Upper Thorofare Bridge Repairs

LOWER TOWNSHIP, NJ (May 23, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)--Work began on the Upper Thorofare Bridge located on Ocean Drive in the Cold Spring section of Lower Township on Monday, 5/20. Work will be conducted from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday and traffic will be returned to normal condition PRIOR to... Read more →

The State of the Jersey Shore

TRENTON NJ (May 23, 2019)gloucestercitynews.net-- The state is working hard to ensure a safe and enjoyable season at the Jersey shore, backbone of New Jersey's nearly $45 billion tourism economy, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe said today during the annual State of the Shore event in Asbury... Read more →

Your Money: $21.5M in Clean Communities Grants to Cities

TRENTON - The Department of Environmental Protection is awarding $21.5 million in annual Clean Communities grants to help municipalities and counties conduct litter cleanups that improve the quality of life in New Jersey's communities, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced today. The DEP is awarding $19.1 million to eligible municipalities and... Read more →

Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $308,000,000 For Saturday’s Drawing

TRENTON (May 23, 2019) – (gloucestercitynews.net)--The Powerball jackpot has rolled to $308 million! Although no one won the jackpot in the May 22nd drawing, 39,230 New Jersey players took home an estimated $198,388 in prizes ranging from $4 to $200, according to Lottery Acting Executive Director James Carey. The winning... Read more →

Face of Defense: Coast Guard repatriates 66 migrants to the Dominican Republic

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -May 23, 2019--(gloucestercitynews.net)— The Coast Guard repatriated 66 migrants to a Dominican Navy vessel in Dominican Republic waters Thursday afternoon, following the interdiction of three illegal migrant vessels in the Mona Passage earlier this week. Two of the interdicted migrants, one Haitian and a Dominican man,... Read more →

Four Resources That Will Help Out With Online Education 

by Jeff Blaylock (gloucestercitynews.net)(May 23, 2019)--Have you already heard about online resources for students? Modern and free web resources fulfill the demand for young people who prefer to learn on their own terms, when they want and where they want. They re-imagines the possibilities of education, providing with the highest-quality... Read more →

Casting Announced for Tony, Grammy, Olivier Award Winning Jersey Boys at A.C. Hard Rock Casino

DIRECTED BY DES McANUFF at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City June 25 – July 21 ATLANTIC CITY NJ (gloucestercitynews.net) – Casting has been announced for the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story ofFrankie... Read more →

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University Joins ‘Time’s Up Healthcare’

(Philadelphia, PA)(gloucestercitynews.net) – The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University has joined Time’s Up Healthcare, an initiative of the Time’s Up Foundation, as a signatory member. Signatory organizations pledge to raise awareness about sexual harassment, discrimination and gender-based inequity, and make a sustained commitment to ending these injustices... Read more →

Fill Your Picnic Basket with Food Safety

to Avoid Getting Sick this Memorial Day WASHINGTON, May 22, 2019(gloucestercitynews.net) — Memorial Day kicks off the official start of summer. The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to remind you to prevent foodborne illness before you light up that grill and pack up the cooler. Hot and humid weather combined... Read more →

Putting Together Summer Plans? Consider These Theme Parks, Bus Tours, and Sports Tournaments Within Day Trip Distance

Photo Bill Price III / CC BY 3.0 CAPTION: The Boardwalk in Ocean City, MD Memorial Day weekend is fast approaching, bringing with it the unofficial start to summer. For many of us this is also the time of year when we round out our summer calendars with vacations, activities,... Read more →

Moorestown Police Alert: Potential Severe Weather Thursday PM

MOORESTOWN, NJ--(gloucestercitynews.net)(May 22, 2019)--The National Weather Service is forecasting the potential for severe weather Thursday afternoon & evening. Thunderstorms, some of them strong to severe, will impact the area Thursday afternoon and evening. Some of these storms will likely be capable of producing damaging wind gusts, leading to scattered downed... Read more →

Camden County GOP Chairman On Murphy-Norcross Fight

28 years of voting for machine Democrats are to blame CHERRY HILL – Saying, “While it’s been fun to sit back and watch two heavyweight Democrats publicly tear each other apart, I can no longer remain silent” Camden County Republican Chairman Rich Ambrosino weighed in on the Democratic Party civil... Read more →

Camden City Celebrates Opening of New Turf Field

at KIPP Cooper Norcross Lanning Square Campus Camden City, N.J. (gloucestercitynews.net)– Today, KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy (KCNA) celebrated the opening of a new turf field at its Lanning Square campus in Camden, New Jersey. Teachers, students, parents, community leaders, and NFL Foundation representatives gathered for a ribbon cutting at the... Read more →

Mega Millions Rolls To $393,000,000

One $50,000 and Six $10,000 Winning Tickets Sold TRENTON (gloucestercitynews.net)(May 22, 2019) – James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that there were seven third-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Tuesday, May 21st drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn... Read more →

Mayor, Governor Call for Induction Dick Allen Into Baseball Hall of Fame

Dick Allen PHILADELPHIA Pa.(gloucestercity news.net) – Mayor Jim Kenney, Governor Tom Wolf and a host of other Phillies fans today called for the nomination and induction of former Phillie Dick Allen into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. “Growing up in the city in the 1960s, I saw firsthand the... Read more →

*Drive FORE! A Good Cause

Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice to Host Annual Golf Tournament on June 24 Marlton, NJ – Drive “FORE! A Good Cause,” the Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice Annual Golf Tournament, presented by The Richardson Family Dealerships, will take place on Monday, June 24. The 18-hole scramble- format tournament, held at Little Mill... Read more →

Brooklawn Police Warn Residents of Active Scam in the Community

gloucestercitynews graphic files BROOKLAWN, NJ (May 21, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)--Brooklawn Police Chief Shamus Ellis issued the following warning today to residents about a scam that has taken place in the community. It has been brought to the attention of the Brooklawn Police Dept., that scammers have been in the area of Brooklawn.... Read more →

MVC Facilities will be Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

(TRENTON) (gloucestercitynews.net)(May 21, 2019)-– New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) customers are advised that all MVC facilities, including agencies, driver testing sites and inspection stations, will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, 2019. All facilities will be open for regular operating hours on Saturday, May... Read more →

NJBIA: Moody's Also Warns about Millionaires Taxes in NJ

gloucestercitynews graphic files (gloucestercitynews.net)(May 21,2019)--Treasurer Elizabeth Muoio is right about New Jersey needing a much bigger surplus than the one being proposed right now. But the same analyst she cited in support of her position also has suggested that raising the millionaires tax is the wrong way to go, the... Read more →

CBP Offers Tips for Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore Travelers

during Busy Memorial Day Holiday Travel May 21, 2019 BALTIMORE – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) offers five travel tips for travelers returning from overseas trips to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) and Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) during the busy Memorial Day holiday.... Read more →

13 Lottery CASH4LIFE Players with $2500 Prize

Three of those tickets were Doubled to $5,000 TRENTON (May 21, 2019) – Thirteen lucky ticketholders won $2,500 each by matching four out of five white balls and the Cash Ball drawn from the Monday, May 20th drawing. Three of those players added the DOUBLER feature doubling the prize to... Read more →