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Pope Honors 40 Individuals for Dedication and Service to the Church

PHILADELPHIA PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is proud to announce that Pope Francis has bestowed Papal Honors upon 40 individuals for their dedication and exceptional service to the Church. One person has been named Knight Commander in the Order of Saint Gregory the Great; nine people have been named Dame/Knight in the Order of Saint Gregory the Great; ten have... Read more →

Interim Plan to Clean-Up Contamination at the Universal Oil Products Superfund Site Approved

East Rutherford, N.J. (August 13, 2019) - This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized an interim plan to address sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and other contaminants in the waterways at the Universal Oil Products Superfund Site, which is located next to Berry’s Creek in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Universal Oil Products Superfund site was included... Read more →


STING – My Songs Friday, November 15 at 8 p.m. Hard Rock Live @ Etess Arena **On Sale Friday, August 16 at 10 a.m.** 2019 ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP 8/12 – 8/15 – Josh Blue - Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club 8/16 – CFFC 77 - Hard Rock Live @ Etess Arena 8/16 & 8/17 – Howie Mandel - Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club... Read more →

Congressman Van Drew Tours Finn’s Point National Cemetery in Pennsville

source www.fortdelaware.org (Mays Landing, NJ)(Gloucestercitynews.net)- – Congressman Jeff Van Drew continued his tour of South Jersey with a visit to Finn’s Point National Cemetery in Pennsville, NJ. Finn’s Point is a historic place and is the only national cemetery in New Jersey still performing burials. It has over 2,400 soldiers and German P.O.W.’s buried there. Congressman Van Drew’s visit was... Read more →

Philadelphia Officials Finding New Ways To Promote Tourism

PHILADELPHIA, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 9, 2019)--Philadelphia, the “City of Brotherly Love”, is home to more than 1.5 million people. As one of the most populous cities, Philadelphia plays a major role in the history of the United States. This alone draws thousands of visitors to the city each year. But, when combined with the 76ers, Flyers, and Eagles, Philadelphia has a... Read more →

Helping to Rebuild Lives and Assist in Reentry to Society

New Jersey State Parole Chairman Helps Volunteers of America Delaware Valley Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Opening Hope Hall in Camden 8,000 Men Served Since 1999, Helping to Rebuild Lives and Assist in Reentry to Society CAMDEN CITY NJ, August 6, 2019 — Recently, Volunteers of America Delaware Valley (VOADV) celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the opening of its Hope Hall... Read more →

Home Country: Alphonse “Windy” Wilson Fired Up...Again

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 7, 2019)--You have to hand it to Windy. When Alphonse “Windy” Wilson chooses to speak, it is a bombastic sampling of creativity. Windy has yet to find a word he can’t make better through his own unique methods. Well, what got him fired up the other day was a meeting of the ladies of the... Read more →

NJBIA Honoring College Students with "Rising Star" Awards

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Four future business leaders who have distinguished themselves at New Jersey universities through their academic work, leadership and community involvement will be honored with Rising Star awards at NJBIA's 5th Annual Women Business Leaders Forum on Sept. 20. The forum will bring together hundreds of men and women in Long Branch to participate alongside top business leaders and experts who... Read more →

Virtua Health & Wellness Center – Camden City honored by statewide group

The New Jersey Business and Industry Association presented the facility with its New Good Neighbor Award Award-winning team: Virtua’s Debra Moran (center), VP of community-based services, displays the New Good Neighbor Award with (from left) Tyler Conley, business development engineer for Turner Construction; Emma Leach, designer for Stantec; Joan Gray, assistant VP of ambulatory services for Virtua Camden; and Carlos... Read more →

Philadelphia Bar Association to Receive Harrison Tweed Award

The Philadelphia Bar Association Becomes the Only Bar Association in the U.S. to Receive the Tweed Award for a Record Five-Times PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Philadelphia Bar Association will receive the prestigious Harrison Tweed Award from the American Bar Association on August 9th at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis hotel, 780 Mission Street, San Franscio. The Philadelphia Bar Association will... Read more →

NJ Residents Graduate from University of Rhode Island

KINGSTON, RI (Gloucestercitynews.net)(08/01/2019)-- At the University of Rhode Island's 133rd Commencement on Saturday and Sunday, May 18-19, 2019, about 3,400 undergraduate and 740 graduate students became the University's newest alumni. The following students from your area graduated from the University of Rhode Island: Kim Nicole Baiada of Delanco (08075), received a Bachelor of Science Human Development and Family Studies Alexis... Read more →

N.J. Hall of Fame announces its incoming class of inductees

The organization hit the $10M mark in fund-raising for permanent museum at the Meadowlands Governor Phil Murphy recently announced who the inductees are for the incoming class of the New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) – a who’s who of some of the Garden State’s best and brightest. The class will be inducted Sunday, Oct. 27, during the 11th annual... Read more →

The Cooper Foundation is Accepting Applications for Camden City Community Grant Program

CAMDEN CITY, NJ – George E. Norcross, III, chairman of the Cooper University Health Care Board of Trustees, announced today that The Cooper Foundation is now accepting applications for the first-ever Camden City Community Grant Program. Grant applications are due by Friday, Nov. 8, 2019 at 3 p.m. The Norcross Foundation, The Michaels Organization, NFI, and The Cooper Foundation initially... Read more →



Jackpot Rolls to $5.4 Million for July 29th Drawing

$5.4 MILLION REASONS TO PLAY PICK-6 WITH XTRA TRENTON (July 26, 2019) – Pick-6’s jackpot has rolled to $5.4 million! July 25th’s drawing produced eight winners of $3,096 all of whom matched five out of six white balls drawn. Three of those tickets were purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prize to $6,192. Acting Executive Director James Carey announced that there... Read more →

Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridges project wins Federal Environmental Excellence Award

Cedar Bonnet Island Habitat Restoration and Management Plan recognized for innovation and cooperative approach (Trenton) – The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has selected the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s (NJDOT)Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridges - Cedar Bonnet Island Habitat Restoration and Management Plan Project as a recipient of the FHWA 2019 Environmental Excellence Awards. “This award recognizes the innovative and... Read more →

Sweeney Tours Audible’s Innovation Cathedral

Newark – Senate President Steve Sweeney toured the state-of-the art Audible Innovation Cathedral today with Senate President Pro Tempore Senator M. Teresa Ruiz and Audible Founder and CEO, Donald Katz and. Audible began its renovation of the cathedral in 2015. “This is truly a symbol of this city’s turnaround,” said Senator Sweeney (D-Gloucester/Salem/Cumberland). “The high-tech renovation to this historic cathedral... Read more →

Brooklawn Post 72 Advances to Eight-Team Final; Tournament Starts Friday at Kean University

BROOKLAWN, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)-(July 24, 2019)--Brooklawn Post 72 will be competing in the NJ American Legion State Tournament advancing to the eight-team final by earning the second spot in the District 4 playoffs, according to SouthJersey.com After losing 11-1 to district champ West Deptford to even its record to 1-1 in the districts, Brooklawn needed to beat Allentown on Monday to... Read more →

Westville Liquor Store Sells Lucky 7s Game Ticket, Worth $1 Million

Scratch-Offs Players Received More Than $101.9 Million in Prizes in June TRENTON (July 24, 2019) – Joseph M. of Philadelphia is a regular player of New Jersey Lottery Scratch-Offs games. Joe enjoys playing the $10 game tickets, especially Luck 7s, and occasionally will purchase a Jersey Cash 5 ticket if the jackpot is high. Recently, he purchased a $1,000,000 Lucky... Read more →

1,000 Registered Riders for This Weekend’s SpellBound Century Bicycle Ride

Saturday's 5th Annual Ride is SOLD OUT All proceeds to benefit Mount Holly Township Recreation Department, Rancocas Valley Patriots Youth Football Program & Main Street Mount Holly Mount Holly, NJ – TnT Cycling, a local Burlington County bike club, in partnership with SpellBound Brewing (Mount Holly) and Mount Holly Township will be hosting the 5th Annual SpellBound Century road bike... Read more →

National Night Out.....Less than 3 weeks away!

GTPD Community Bulletin: (Gloucester Township, NJ)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--`National Night Out will be held on Tuesday August 6th, 2019 at 6pm. Citizens, law enforcement agencies, community groups, businesses, youth organizations and local, state and federal officials from all 50 states, U.S. territories and military bases worldwide joined forces to celebrate National Night Out (NNO) – a community crime and safety event sponsored by... Read more →

NJBIA Salutes 13 Stellar Development Projects

with New Good Neighbor Awards (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The New Jersey Business & Industry Association and its flagship publication, New Jersey Business magazine, honored the visionaries behind 13 outstanding New Jersey redevelopment projects at the 59th Annual New Good Neighbor Awards. The event, held at the Hanover Marriott in Whippany, honors the companies, as well as the architects, builders and financing entities, whose... Read more →

Registration is Open for the 2019 Walnut2Walnut River Challenge!

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Explore Philadelphia from the water by paddling the Independence Seaport Museum's annual Walnut2Walnut River Challenge on Saturday, September 21. Paddle or row down the Schuylkill River and up the Delaware for a scenic trip around Philadelphia's peninsula. The excursion begins at the Schuylkill Banks and ends at Independence Seaport Museum's boat basin. The Challenge offers spectacular views of the city's... Read more →

Delaware State Fair Begins 10 Day Run on Thursday

HARRINGTON (July 17, 2019) (Gloucestercitynews.net)-– With the Delaware State Fair throwing open the gates tomorrow for its annual fun-filled 10-day run (Thursday, July 18 thru Saturday, July 27), DNREC invites visitors to explore the newly-renovated and air-conditioned DNREC Building at the corner of Holloway Avenue and East Rider Road. New displays include a large touch tank to bring visitors up... Read more →

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Paintball Gun

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 17, 2019)--Starting any new activity can create a lot of anxiety and uncertainty in most of us. And if that activity requires considerable investment of both time and money, then many questions pop-up in our head as well. Paintball is an exhilarating and exciting sport that requires its share of research and commitment before its pursuit. Before you embark... Read more →