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Rowan Football and Brown & Gold Gridiron Club Deliver over 5000 Cans of Food to Community Food Banks

Rowan football coach Jay Accorsi with Betsy Foster, director of The Shop at Rowan GLASSBORO, NJ (July 8, 2020)--– The Rowan football program teamed up with its Brown & Gold Gridiron Club to deliver over 5,000 cans of food today to two community food banks in Glassboro. Head coach Jay Accorsi delivered the canned items to the Kitchen of Hope at St. Thomas Episcopal Church as well as to The Shop at Rowan. Rowan football alumnus Zaire Pollard organized the food drive, coordinating the donation... Read more →


NJ Makes Changes to Reduce MVC Blacklog

TRENTON (July 9, 2020)--– Acting on a commitment to improve service and reduce long lines at MVC agencies, Governor Phil Murphy and Motor Vehicle Commission Chief Administrator Sue Fulton today announced a furlough exemption for MVC agency employees as well as extended expiration dates for licenses and registrations. “After three months of pent up demand, I completely understand the frustration felt by every MVC customer forced to wait in long lines as we reopen agencies,’’ said Governor Murphy. “To ensure that the MVC does not... Read more →


Dick Vitale here, proud member of the New Jersey Hall of Fame Class of 2015

. I'm excited to share my segment for the Arete Video Series! We're going through some tough times right now, but tough people get through tough times. I wanted to share some of my thoughts on growing up in New Jersey, what it means to be successful, and above all, how to push forward in the face of adversity. Please feel free to share this with your family and friends. Read more →


NJ's Restricts Access at Some Wildlife Management Areas

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Trenton, NJ)(July 8, 2020)--Due to state-mandated employee furloughs, access is restricted on certain sections/facilities at the following Wildlife Management Areas through July 27. All other access remains the same. WMA Specific Area/Facility Assunpink Main Lake Boat Ramp Assunpink Rising Sun Boat Ramp Assunpink Stone Tavern Boat Ramp Assunpink Shotgun and Archery Range Belvidere Boat Launch Belvidere Boat Launch Black River Shotgun Range Clarks Pond Boat Ramp Clinton Shotgun, Archery and Rifle Ranges Colliers Mills Rifle and Archery Ranges Flatbrook Shotgun and Archery Ranges Greenwood Parkers... Read more →


NJ Residents Named to McDaniel College Dean's List

WESTMINSTER, MD (07/08/2020)-- McDaniel College announces its Spring 2020 Dean's List, recognizing full-time undergraduate students for outstanding academic achievement, including: Grayson Myers of Medford (08055) with Highest Honors Courtney Rosenstiehl of Turnersville (08012) with Honors Dylan Amos of Sewell (08080) with High Honors Mia Wilson of West Deptford (08096) with Honors Christopher Degeorge of Riverton (08077) with High Honors Hannah Thomson of Pennsauken (08109) with Highest Honors Nicholas Alberto of Cherry Hill (08002) with Honors Madison Whalen of Magnolia (08049) with Honors Angela Dinunzio of... Read more →


NJ Residents Named to University of Alabama Dean's and President's List

TUSCALOOSA, AL (07/07/2020)-- A total of 16,470 students enrolled during the 2020 spring semester at The University of Alabama were named to the Dean's List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the President's List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A's). The UA Dean's and President's lists recognize full-time undergraduate students. The lists do not apply to graduate students or to undergraduate students who take less than a full course load. Shelby Kott of Brigantine (08203), named to UA Presidents List... Read more →


NJ Sues Dirty Auto Dealers for Air Pollution

Today, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, DEP Commissioner Catherine McCabe and DCA Director Paul Rodriguez announced multiple lawsuits against Manheim Remarketing Inc. and NJ-based auto dealers Murphy’s Motors of Fairview, Fargo Auto Sales & Services of Delran, and Rezzetti Enterprises of Vineland. The lawsuits allege that Manheim Remarketing Inc. and the dealers listed intentionally sold vehicles with emissions control technology that had been tampered with. According to a DEP investigation, Manheim’s two New Jersey auction sites sold or offered for sale at least 214 vehicles that... Read more →


Looking for a Loving Home: Meet Lucky

Meet Lucky! This handsome boy is looking for his loving forever home. Previously in a foster home, we found out that Lucky does not like cats. He can also be selective when it comes to his canine friends. Please no homes with small dogs. Previous Weimaraner experience required for adoption. Interested in adopting Lucky? Please visit www.huskyhouse.org today to fill out an application. More about Lucky Up-to-date with vaccinations Not good with cats Available date: 6/17/2020 Birth date: 12/20/2016 (not exact) Available for Adoption Matawan,... Read more →


Schedule for the New Jersey Last Dance Tournament

There are 222 teams playing in the New Jersey Last Dance tournament. made up of high school players and recent high school graduates . The tournament teams consist of high school players and recent graduates. The tournament begins July 14 and runs through July 31. The championship game Gloucestercitynews.net files will be played at Arm and Hammer Stadium, Trenton, home of the New York Yankees Class AA affiliate Trenton Thunder United States Specialty Sports Association, a Florida-based governing body, is sanctioning the tournament, which is... Read more →


Replace or Repair a Vinyl Window

Decision Whether to Replace or Repair a Vinyl Window (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 9, 2020)--It only takes a few minutes to figure out whether the home is doing fine or not. Since there are numerous elements and areas to pay attention to, it is necessary for owners to be knowledgeable and careful about what is going on in the home and how they are supposed to respond to them. While every element has its own way of communication, no one has been successful to express the problem just... Read more →


How to Organize Children’s Clothes in Drawers

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 9, 2020)--The order in the kid’s wardrobe is a headache for many mothers. It takes a lot of effort and nerves to teach a child to neatly pack things and the result is not always positive. Today, we suggest focusing on another issue — a competent organization of kid’s clothes. So, what can be done to use the closet more conveniently, and to keep order in it? These 7 tips will help you to organize a toddler closet in the best way. 1) Make... Read more →


Camden County Prosecutors Office Ask Court to Terminate Man's Parole

Camden City, N.J. (July 8, 2020)– The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office has filed a Consent Order, jointly with the ACLU, to allow for the reduction of a Newark man’s parole after more than two decades served, according to Acting Camden County Gloucestercitynews.net files Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer. In July of 1995, Marshall Rountree, now 47, of Newark, pleaded guilty to charges of Aggravated Assault and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose after he robbed a woman at gunpoint in her Voorhees apartment building’s... Read more →


NJ Files Lawsuit Against Nation’s Largest Auto Auction Company For Selling Tampered, Super-Polluting Vehicles

View Complaint | Notices of Violation Video from Attorney General Grewal Video from DEP Assistant Commissioner Dragon View Photo Collection TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe and Division of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Director Paul R. Rodriguez today announced multiple legal actions to protect the public from the sale of tampered vehicles that release excessive amounts of air pollution. To protect the environment and public health, automobile manufacturers are required to reduce pollution from vehicles by... Read more →


A Message from Congressman Norcross

Over the past couple weeks, we have continued the fight against COVID-19, while proceeding with caution as we safely reopen our state based on science and data. While the battle against this pandemic is still far from over, I am confident we will get through this unprecedented crisis, if we continue to work together. As a member of the House Committee on Education and Labor, I am committed to ensuring that all students get the best education they can, despite the challenges we’ll continue to... Read more →


TRANSMISSION REBUILD VS. REPLACE

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 8, 2020)--Everybody knows experiencing difficulty with a vehicle's transmission can be expensive and distressing. At the point when your vehicle quits working appropriately and you notice that something isn't right, the most disappointing part is making sense of what has occurred and choosing if you need a transmission rebuild vs replace. Realizing the distinction can be confounding yet it doesn't need to be. Diagnostics Are Everything When you have arrived at the resolution that it's really the transmission that should be fixed, this can... Read more →


Spousal Benefits: Calculation For Social Security

image courtesy of Pinterest by Michael Morelli (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 8, 2020)--Social Security spousal benefits are considered to be the most confusing benefit since they are actually a family benefit. However, the calculation of the benefit is even more complicated. First, we will try to determine whether you are eligible to use the benefit to your advantage. To qualify for Social Security spousal benefits: It is essential for you and your spouse to be at least 62 years of age Both of you must be married for... Read more →


‘September Ready Fall 2020 Guidance for Arts Education’

WARREN, N.J. – As school districts nationwide scramble to finalize plans later this month to safely reopen this fall during the COVID-19 pandemic, New Jersey is once again earning high marks when it comes to arts education best practices. Following the June 29 release of the New Jersey Department of Education’s The Road Back, Restart and Recover Plan for Education guidance to reopen schools, Arts Ed NJ has just unveiled September Ready Fall 2020 Guidance for Arts Education, a comprehensive, 126-page document offering practical guidance... Read more →


United Methodist Communities Certified as a Great Place to Work®

NEPTUNE, N.J., July 6, 2020 — Great Place to Work Institute has certified United Methodist Communities (UMC), a New Jersey-based senior living provider, as a Great Place to Work®. To determine the Best Workplaces in Aging Services, Great Place to Work analyzed anonymous survey feedback representing 223,183 employees working in Senior Housing & Care and At-Home Care in the Aging Services industry in the United States. To be considered, companies had to meet the Great Place to Work-Certified standard. To ensure survey results truly represent... Read more →


Federal Railroad Administration Announces $500,000 to Deter Trespassing; NJ Receives $60,000

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) awarded more than half a million dollars in Railroad Trespassing Enforcement Grants to law enforcement agencies today to support life-saving trespass abatement in multiple states. “This money will help local law enforcement agencies deter people from taking unnecessary risks around railroad tracks, while continuing the focus on those specific populations that are known to subject themselves to such risks around railroad tracks,” FRA Administrator Ronald L. Batory said. Gloucestercitynews.net files FRA is announcing funds, totaling $528,028,... Read more →


Looking for the Best Online Casino

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 8,2020)--With so many new online sites popping up on our pages daily looking for a new site to play at can be at the very least confusing and on a bad day downright daunting. Luckily there are ways and means of finding your perfect site, the one that suits all of your gaming needs and that is to use a reliable list of sites like Best Rated Slot Sites. The Online Casino Comparison Site Explained Staffed by a team of casino experts and enthusiasts... Read more →


CORRECTION: The DePoders Have Yet To Enter A Plea; Wayne Muse Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking

Muse Admits Trafficking High-Dosage Oxycodone Pills as Part of Camden and Gloucester City Drug Rings (Gloucestercitynews.net)CAMDEN City, N.J. (July 7, 2020)– A Camden County, New Jersey, man today admitted buying and reselling 80 milligram oxycodone pills as part of his role in drug trafficking operations based in Gloucester City and Camden, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Wayne Muse, 73, of Lindenwold, New Jersey, pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Renée Marie Bumb to an information charging him with one count of conspiracy to... Read more →


Statement from MVC Chief Administrator Regarding Large Crowds of Customers at Agencies

TRENTON (July 7, 2020)--– New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Chief Administrator Sue Fulton today released the following statement: “As we reopen today, MVC agencies are experiencing extraordinarily high customer volumes. In anticipation of long lines due to social distancing restrictions, Agency management personnel were pre-deployed to our busiest agencies, beginning at 6:00 AM, two hours before our start time. Additionally, all of our senior staff in operations are deployed to agencies to help process transactions. While we understand the frustration of our customers in this... Read more →


Candidates Listed for Rowan U/Glassboro State College Hall of Fame

GLASSBORO, NJ - The date for the induction ceremony for the Shirley O'Day-Joy Solomen Rowan University/Glassboro State College Athletic Hall of Fame has been changed to Sunday, April 18, 2021. The event was originally scheduled for October 25, 2020, but is being rescheduled due to COVID-19 concerns. The Class of 2021 is comprised of: John Bunting – Football Coach (1988-92); Mary Marino – Field Hockey and Women's Lacrosse Coach (1987-97; 1988-97 and 1999-07); Moriah Holmstrom – Field Hockey (1997-00); Tiffany Miller – Softball (1994-97); Bob... Read more →


MVC Customers Advised of Increased Traffic at Wayne Licensing Center

TRENTON – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) customers are advised that construction at the Wayne Licensing Center will be creating unusual traffic volume for the next several weeks, until about August 1. Customers should please consider going to Oakland, Paterson, or Lodi instead for their license transactions. Registration/title transactions will not be available at Wayne, since it is designated a Licensing Center. MVC will be reopening Licensing Centers and Vehicle Centers starting Tuesday, July 7. MVC reminds customers to always check NJMVC.gov before coming... Read more →


Gang Involved in $3.5 Million Multi-State Bank Fraud Case Arrested

Seven Others Charged in Separate Criminal Complaints Filed in Virginia and Maryland in Connection with Coordinated Investigation of Related Scheme TRENTON, N.J. – Seven people have been charged for their alleged roles in a large-scale conspiracy to commit bank fraud in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and Michigan over the course of two years, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. The criminal complaint unsealed today in Trenton federal court charges the defendants with conspiracy to commit bank fraud, in connection with a fraudulent... Read more →


Jersey City Patrolman Charged with Fraud

NEWARK, N.J. – A Jersey City police officer was charged today with conspiring to defraud Jersey City by obtaining compensation for off-duty work that she did not perform, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Gicella Sanchez, 36, of Jersey City, is charged by complaint with one count of conspiracy to defraud a local government. She is expected to appear today by videoconference before U.S. Magistrate Judge Cathy L. Waldor. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: Private contractors and businesses sometimes... Read more →


STUDY: Majority of Superfund Sites Built Close to Public Housing

A new report released by the Shriver Center on Poverty Law found that 70% of all Superfund sites in the US are located within 1 mile of certain federally assisted housing. Poisonous Homes: The Fight for Environmental Justice in Federally Assisted Housing details how decades of environmental racism have systematically put residents of federally assisted housing in direct proximity to these toxins. The report used the US Metals Refining Company (USMR) site in Carteret, NJ as a case study. Almost 700 units of federally assisted... Read more →


$1M Lottery Ticket Sold at Luigi Market, Toms River

TRENTON (July 6, 2020) – One New Jersey Lottery ticket matched five of the five white balls drawn for the Saturday, July 4, drawing winning the $1,000,000 second-tier prize. The winning ticket from Saturday night’s drawing was sold at Luigi Market Inc., 424 Dover Rd., South Toms River in Ocean County. The winning numbers for the Saturday, July 4, drawing were: 16, 21, 27, 60, and 61. The Red Power Ball number was 06. The Multiplier number was 02. 17,926 New Jersey players took home... Read more →


Lessons from History and Finding Light in the Dark: How Economic Issues are Cyclical

Image: Pixabay (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 7, 2020)--2020 has been a tough year, not just for Philadelphia but the world at large. With businesses forced to shutter in the short-term and a general sense of uncertainty, the local economy has suffered. A recent report by Deloitte found that almost 50% of US consumers are delaying making large purchases until the economy starts to show signs of a recovery. Federal Reserve statistics show that 23% of workers in the Third District (Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania) are at risk... Read more →


Philadelphia Coast Guard Rescues Woman Stranded Near Rancocas Creek Sunday Night

PHILADELPHIA (July 6, 2020)--– The Coast Guard rescued a woman that was stranded on an aground jet ski near Rancocas Creek, New Jersey, Sunday night. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center were notified by Burlington County dispatch at 9:50 p.m. of a woman in need of assistance after running a jet ski aground. Burlington County Fire Department boats were unable to enact a rescue due to the vessel being surrounded by deep mud. A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from... Read more →


New Jersey's iVoterGuide Provides Background Info on Candidates; Primary Tuesday

TRENTON—State primaries and local races around the nation are especially significant this election year, and iVoterGuide is helping to ensure that voters everywhere are informed before they head to the polls. “Regardless of how they cast their votes, Americans want accurate, well-researched information and trusted guidance in order to remove all uncertainty from the most important part of voting—making the right choice,” said iVoterGuide President Debbie Wuthnow. “The greatest threat to our republic is not delayed election results or even fraud, but ill-informed voters. Now... Read more →


24 hour Garage Door Service Near Me in Connecticut

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 6, 2020)--The security of the house is of primary importance for every homeowner, and when it comes to arrangements of the garage, people’s worries and anxiety increase. The garage is the place where we people often store valuable things and, of course, park our car. That’s why it should be protected. If you have a garage or only think of building it, we advise you to care about its security and maintenance. Moreover, you should be cautious and ready for any situations that can... Read more →


Attention Renters: Enroll Now!

Are you a renter in the State of New Jersey who has experienced a substantial loss of income due to the pandemic? The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs can help. The COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program will be accepting applications during the registration period of July 6th at 9:00 a.m., until July 10th, 5:00 p.m. ➡️ For more information & to apply: https://bit.ly/2CbLtxV Read more →


Hirsh Singh Files DOJ Complaint Against NJ Attorney General

LINWOOD, NJ — A conservative in the New Jersey Republican Primary for the U.S. Senate seat has filed an official complaint with the Department of Justice against New Jersey's Attorney General for attempting to violate his First and Fourth Amendment Rights by intimidating him and his election campaign. Hirsh Singh, after consulting with county clerks on the state law, had sent out a mailer informing voters that they could request duplicate ballots if they had wrongly marked them. In response, the New Jersey Attorney General's... Read more →


Brigid Harrison’s Pre-Primary FEC Report Proves What She Has Been Denying:

SHE is the Chosen Candidate of the South Jersey Machine Brigantine, NJ – Today, General Majority PAC, George Norcross’s PAC, once again spent money on visceral, personal attacks against Amy Kennedy on behalf of Brigid Harrison. The superPAC has now spent more than $400,000 on TV ads and $32,000 on mail. Last week, Brigid Harrison filed her pre-primary FEC report showing that a significant amount of her money came from known associates and friends of George Norcross. Josh Roesch, campaign manager, Amy Kennedy for Congress... Read more →