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Political News: Joe Sestak, The Democratic Presidential Candidate

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Check out this Quartz profile: “Not your average Joe… Meet the intriguing presidential candidate you haven’t seen on the debate stage." "You may not know Joe Sestak, though he is running for president of the United States. But wherever you’re from in the world, the Democratic candidate has likely been to, or at least seriously considered, your region of the... Read more →


Tips on clothes shopping with your tween or teen

Back-to-school shopping with your tween or teen can be fun and educational if you start with a plan. by: Marian Wilde | August 18, 2019 GreatSchools.org The secret to successful back-to-school shopping is planning. Before you grab your checkbook and jump into the car, set aside some time to: Take inventory. Start by weeding out all the clothes that are... Read more →


DNREC’s Division of Climate, Coastal & Energyseeks applicants for new NOAA estuary research fellowship

A researcher, research intern, and scholar conduct sediment core sampling in the salt marsh at the St. Jones Estuary in Dover. DNREC staff photo. DOVER, DELAWARE (GLOUCESTERCITYNEWS.NET) (August 2019) – The Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve, administered through DNREC’s Division of Climate, Coastal & Energy, is seeking applicants for a new two-year fellowship sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric... Read more →


What Is Sexual Harassment?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 19, 2019)--As the name suggests, this is a kind of gender-based discrimination that takes place at work. Statistically speaking, it is women that bear the brunt of sexual harassment at work. However, sexism cuts across all genders. And it does not matter your sexual orientation either, or your ranking in the corporate ladder; virtually everyone can be a victim... Read more →


PA Hits Record Handle; Online Sports Books take in Majority of Action

July’s bets reach $59.3 million, but with new online sports books and opening of football, new high water mark won’t last long (LAS VEGAS) — Pennsylvania’s online sportsbooks accounted for the majority of the state’s bets for the first time in July, propelling the sports betting industry to another record handle. But with more operators expected to go online in... Read more →


Coast Guard medevacs boater near Barnegat Bay

BARNEGAT BAY, N.J. (Gloucestercitynews.net)— The Coast Guard medevaced a woman after two boats allied approximately two miles north of Barnegat Bay, New Jersey, Sunday afternoon. Watchstanders at Sector Delaware Bay received a report from a Sea Tow employee at 2:58 p.m. that a recreational boat had allided with a second boat that had run aground, causing injuries to one of... Read more →


“Universal” Background Checks Aren’t as Universally Popular as You’ve Been Led to Believe

NRA-ILA Advocates of so-called “universal” background checks constantly cite their own polling data to claim that the vast majority of Americans support these measures. But, when these measures have actually been presented to voters, support is nothing close to universal. Take for example the background check ballot initiatives on the 2016 ballots in Maine and Nevada. o Everytown for Gun... Read more →


10 Popular Board Games Of The 90s

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 19, 2019)--If you grew up in the 90s then you must have a lot of memories of playing out in the sun, in the mud, probably barefoot not caring about the latest smartphones with high tech and multi feature digital games. It was a good period to grow up in, just before technology and the internet took over the... Read more →


A Night with Janis Joplin

(Philadelphia, PA, August 15, 2019) (Gloucestercitynews.net) – Janis Joplin exploded onto the music scene in 1967 and, almost overnight, became the queen of Rock ‘N’ Roll. In A Night with Janis Joplin, presented at the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus’ Merriam Theater on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 7:30 p.m., Tony Award® nominee Mary Bridget Davies and a remarkable cast take... Read more →


American Legion WS #8: North Dakota over North Carolina 4-1

By Jeremy Field In a game with plenty of opportunities for both teams, it was Fargo, N.D., Post 2 which capitalized in a 4-1 victory over Randolph County, N.C., Post 45. The offenses were busy early in this one with constant chances for both teams. It only took three batters for Fargo to make an impact in the top of... Read more →


New Border Wall Project Completed in San Diego

Courtesy Photo U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Public Affairs - Visual Communications Division WASHINGTON (Gloucestercitynews.net)– On August 9, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), completed construction on approximately 14 miles of new border wall system in U.S. Border Patrol’s (USBP) San Diego Sector in California. This project,... Read more →


Nearly $1 Million in Counterfeit Smartphones from China Seized by Philadelphia CPS

PHILADELPHIA (Gloucestercitynews.net)-– U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently seized a combined 4,449 counterfeit LG and ASUS smartphones in Philadelphia, that, if authentic, would have had a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $941,450. CBP officers seized the first shipment of 2,043 counterfeit LG phones on July 26 and seized the second shipment of 1,926 LG and 480 ASUS... Read more →


Local Pastor Charged with Coercing Minor Female

Authorities ask any additional potential victims to contact FBI tip line CINCINNATI (Gloucestercitynews.net)– The pastor of a Sharonville church has been charged federally with coercing a minor female in a criminal complaint that details interactions with two alleged victims. Cesar Agusto Guerrero, Jr., 41, of Liberty Township, was charged federally on August 9. The criminal complaint was unsealed today following... Read more →


Pet Tip of the Week: How Much Space is Needed?

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Some breeds of dogs need space in which to exercise and play; others don't requires as much. But it doesn't always depend on the size of the dog! Whippets are tiny dogs with a lot of running power. They need and deserve plenty of outdoor space in which to exercise. They are small but were bred to... Read more →


Outreach campaign to clear Lewes Dune of Illegally-Stored Kayaks, Boats/Water Equipment

DOVER (Aug. 16, 2019) (Gloucestercitynews.net)– Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the City of Lewes will launch an awareness campaign next week aimed at clearing the Lewes dune of personal effects such as boats and kayaks that are stored illegally on the dune – not only causing harm to the dune but preventing it from protecting coastal... Read more →


Seasonal Flu Shots Available Now at Rite Aid

Rite Aid’s Certified Immunizing Pharmacists Strive to Create Flu-Free Communities and Encourage All Age Groups to Get Vaccinated to Protect Themselves and their Neighbors August 15, 2019 CAMP HILL, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-(Gloucestercitynews.net)-Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) announced today that seasonal flu shots are available at all 2,466 Rite Aid pharmacies. Patients can get ahead of the lengthy flu season by visiting any... Read more →


DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Aug. 5-11

Reminder for the week: Purchase your 2019/2020 Delaware hunting license, waterfowl stamp now DOVER (Aug. 16, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net) – To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Aug 5-11 made 3,755 contacts... Read more →


American Legion World Series Weekend Schedule

SHELBY, N.C. (GLOUCESTERCITYNEWS.NET)--The eight teams are set for the 2019 American Legion World Series in Shelby, N.C., and each team will have a chance to play on national television. Interest in the event continues to grow as television coverage has increased for the sixth time in seven years and television viewership has grown steadily and is estimated to be more... Read more →


Boxing and the UFC Rankings

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 16,2019)--The UFC rankings were introduced in February of 2013 and are generated by a voting panel made up of several media members. In order to rank these fighters, the media members are asked to vote who they feel are the top fighters as per the UFC by weight class and pound-for-pound. The media members are only eligible to vote... Read more →


CONGRATULATIONS : New Jersey Post 68 celebrates 100 years

BY: bernhard h kofoet Aug 11, 2019 Merchantville, NJ--On Aug. 11, 1919, 15 World War I veterans gathered with the idea of establishing a Legion post to serve the veterans of the communities of Merchantville and Pennsauken. Of several names submitted for the name of the post, Frederick William Grigg was selected. Corporal Frederick Grigg was killed in the Argonne... Read more →


Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish Providing Plenty of Action in the Middle Bay

Maryland Fishing Report – August 14 By Keith Lockwood | Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources Photo by Michael Carr No matter how seasoned one is as a fishermen, catching a noteworthy fish brings out excitement that is too often suppressed deep within us. Our daily trials can take a toll on our sense of childlike fun. This photo made me... Read more →


Sports Betting One Year On: Was It Worth it?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 16, 2019)--It feels a little like ancient history now, but it’s actually just a little over a year since New Jersey went all the way to the Supreme Court, and secured the right for its citizens to place bets on sports events. The bill permitting wagers to be placed on sports was signed in June 2018, with Governor Phil... Read more →


Outdoors-Womanweekend set Sept. 20-22 at Lums Pond State Park

Registration deadline is Sept. 6 for state’s 21st BOW event DOVER (Aug. 15, 2019) –(GLOUCESTERCITYNEWS.NET)-- Delaware’s 2019 Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program is set for the weekend of Sept. 20-22 at Lums Pond State Park near Bear, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today, with 2019 marking the 21st year the state has hosted the internationally-recognized women’s outdoors program.... Read more →


Financial Abuse of Older Adults by Family Members Very Common

Newswise — LOS ANGELES (Gloucestercitynews.net)-– Despite numerous telephone, mail and internet scams directed toward older adults, relatives may perpetrate more financial elder abuse than strangers, suggests a new study by experts at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Using a unique source of frontline data – instances of elder abuse reported to the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)... Read more →


American Legion World Series: The Final Eight

In one of the most competitive regional rounds in American Legion Baseball’s history, all eight regions required the maximum 15 games to determine a champion. Eight teams have emerged as regional victors and will move on to the American Legion World Series in Shelby, N.C., which started on Thursday, Aug. 15, and runs through Championship Tuesday on Aug. 20. Games... Read more →