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Lillian K. Small, Outstanding Audubon HS Athlete; Girls Softball Commissioner, Softball Player, Sunday School Teacher

Lillian K. Small (nee Kohout), on August 8, 2020 of Runnemede. Age 85. Beloved daughter of the late Francis and Lillian (nee Covely) Kohout. Devoted mother of John (Michele), Tom (Erin), LeeAnne (Patrick) and Lauren (Jeff). Loving grandmother of Brett, Brielle, Logan, Brad, Marisa, Brady, Zach, Ryan and Dylan. Cherished great grandmother of Landon and Luca. Survived by many wonderful lifelong friends, especially the Audubon lunch Crew. Lillian's greatest achievement in life was raising her 4 children and watching her grandchildren excel in life. She was most passionate about sports, whether it was her children, grandchildren, or any sporting event.... Read more →

Camden City's Federal Street Bridge Will Close Aug. 10-15

(Lindenwold, NJ) (August 9, 2020)--– Freeholder Barbara Holcomb, has been notified by Wyndham Construction that crews will be restoring trenches on Federal Street in Camden beginning Monday, Aug. 10, and continuing through Friday, Aug. 15. The project is expected to require the complete closure of the roadway between East State Street and River Avenue during work hours. “Motorists should expect additional traffic, sudden stops and possible congestion while driving through the construction area,” Holcomb said. “It’s important to recognize that this project will take place over multiple days at varying times, and motorists should plan ahead for how the closure... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: State Pays Private Contractor Millions for COVID-19 Work Rutgers is Doing

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. LILO H. STAINTON Vendor hired to do contact tracing but not clear how — or if — two will work together New Jersey has committed to spend some $23.5 million over three months to beef up the Gloucestercitynews.net files state’s contact-tracing capacity under a deal signed last week with a Boston-based consulting group doing similar work in New York state. But it is not clear how the work of the... Read more →

Barbara Ann Hurlock, of Gloucester City

On July 25, 2020. Age 61. Of Gloucester City. Formerly of Mount Holly. Loving daughter of the late Carl J. and Isabelle Jervis. Cherished wife of 30 years to the late Paul George Hurlock, Sr. Devoted mother of Penny Ann Perez, Francis Hurlock and the late Paul George Hurlock, Jr. and Carl William Hurlock. Barbara resided in Gloucester City since 2003 and was previously a resident of Mount Holly. She worked at the Taco Bell in Brooklawn as a cashier. At the request of her children, cremation is private and there are no services. Condolences and Memories may be shared... Read more →

Anthony J. Maniscalo, of Runnemede,

Anthony J. Maniscalo, suddenly on August 6, 2020, of Runnemede, NJ; formerly of S. Phila., PA. Age 66. Beloved husband of Nancy (nee Porrini). Devoted father of Anthony, Nick, and Michelle. Loving grandpop of Nicholas, Jaden, Jaxx, and Gia Maria. Dear brother of Rita Falcone (John). Uncle of John Falcone, Jr. and Denise Benatti (Jimmy). There will be a viewing from 8:15am to 10:15am Tuesday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Mass 11am Tuesday at Holy Child Parish, St. Teresa RC Church, Runnemede. Interment is private at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made... Read more →

Shout out's and THANK YOU's to Everyone Who Supports Gloucester Township Police Officers

THANK YOU to the Martino Family who dropped off breakfast pizzas, the Army National Guard Recruiters from the Lakeland section of Gloucester Township, New Jersey who dropped off supplies for us to give out during our Community Relations Unit events, the Witkowski Family who dropped off pizzas, to Barbara, Andrew, and Ian Van Franke who sent us the pictured wonderful letter of thanks, and to the Hollyfield Family for your thank you and appreciation letter ! Address/Location Gloucester Township Police Department 1261 Chews Landing Rd Gloucester Township, NJ 08021 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-228-4500 Read more →

Roland J. Boehner, Jr., Vietnam Era U.S. Army Veteran

Roland J. Boehner, Jr., "Rol Dog", on August 6, 2020, of Glendora; formerly of Runnemede. Age 73. Beloved husband of Karen (nee Buckley) for 35 years. Devoted brother of Carol Boehner and Barry Boehner (Christine). Loving brother-in-law of Catherine Bush (Bob) and Michael Buckley (Nell). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Roland proudly served in the US Army during the Vietnam Era and was a member of American Legion Post #281. He retired from Conrail after 28 years. Services and interment are private at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the... Read more →

Disability Placards Extended by Governor Murphy

TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission announced today that renewal deadlines for disability placards have been extended, due to recent action by Governor Phil Murphy. On July 31, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order No. 170, which temporarily extends certain statutory deadlines across state government. Included in Executive Order No. 170 is a provision that extends the time for individuals to apply for renewed disability placards, until 90 days after the last day of the public health emergency. The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency remains in effect, after being originally declared by Governor Murphy on March 9, 2020. “We thank... Read more →

Republican Congress Candidate Singh Says AG is Compromised

As Tens of Thousands of Votes Remain Uncounted, Transparency and Accuracy at Stake LINWOOD, NJ — Hirsh Singh, the conservative candidate seeking the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate is pitted in a tug-of-war with Governor Phil Murphy's Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal over the failed vote-by-mail election held on July 7th. "Tens of thousands of ballots remain uncounted, rejected or lost, disenfranchising tens of thousands of New Jersey voters," Singh said. "But Phil Murphy's Attorney General couldn't care less because he's more interested in representing the interests of Phil Murphy than the interests of the people." Singh, who recently filed... Read more →

NJ Judiciary Free Webinars for Landlords/Tenants During Health Crisis

The New Jersey Judiciary has launched an initiative to provide landlords and tenants with information about court operations as well as available services and community resources during the COVID-19 health crisis. Read the full statement here. Joining the webinars will be Catholic Charities’ staff member, Cynthia Lebron, Housing Division Director and Regional Coordinator of Cumberland & Salem Counties. Cynthia has extensive experience in assisting Catholic Charities clients with finding affordable housing, preventing homelessness and evictions, offering housing counseling, and understanding how COVID-19 has impacted landlords and tenants. Register for the free webinars today! Click here, to view the PDF. To... Read more →

AG Investigating Fatal Police Shooting in Ventor

VENTNOR, N.J. (August 8, 2020)--– The Attorney General’s Office is conducting an investigation of a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred on Thursday, August 6, in Ventnor, N.J. One male civilian sustained fatal injuries, and authorities are still working to confirm his identity. According to the preliminary investigation, at approximately 4:16 p.m., Ventnor and Atlantic City Police Department officers responded to a 911 call concerning a man behaving erratically in the vicinity of Wellington Avenue and West End Avenue. When the responding officers encountered the man, he was walking in and out of a marshy area along the roadway, while holding... Read more →

Some Educators Want Remote-Only Opening for NJ Public Schools

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. Top administrator association makes public plea to start the year with virtual-only instruction JOHN MOONEY A month out from Labor Day, pressure is mounting for a remote-only opening for New Jersey public schools. The state’s principals and supervisors association on Thursday made a public appeal, including an NJ Spotlight op-ed, for Gov. Phil Murphy to call for virtual-only instruction to start the year. “Beginning the school year with statewide remote... Read more →

Attention NJ Republicans: Voters Deserve All The Info

(August 7, 2020)--In New Jersey, voters will be able to cast their ballots beginning September 19th, however the first Presidential debate is not scheduled until 10 Gloucestercitynews.net files days after on September 29th. Debates are a critical component of any election, often offering the most raw insights into a candidate’s platform and ideas. Therefore, the NJGOP is joining in requesting the Commission on Presidential Debates consider adding an additional, earlier debate in New Jersey this September.NJGOP Chairman Doug Steinhardt offered the following statement: “This is an election surrounded with unprecedented circumstances. Throughout, the NJGOP has fought to ensure the process... Read more →

Heroin Traffickers Sentenced for Operating Drug Delivery Service in South Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Stefan Tucker, 33, of Philadelphia, PA was sentenced to 200 months (over 16 years) in prison by United States District Judge Gerald J. Pappert for his involvement in an almost around-the-clock drug delivery service for several years in South Philadelphia. Two of Tucker’s co-defendants, Stephen Wilkerson, 30, and Jerome Tucker, 29, both of Philadelphia, PA, were also recently sentenced and received ten years and five years in prison, respectively. All three pleaded guilty to multiple drug offenses in January and February, 2020. Between 2013 and 2016, the defendants and their... Read more →

Employee from Philly City Controllers Office Guilty of Public Corruption

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Jeffrey Blackwell, 47, of Philadelphia, PA, pleaded guilty today to charges of Gloucestercitynews.net files honest services wire fraud, filing a false tax return, and two counts of failure to file a tax return. The defendant was charged by Superseding Indictment in September 2019. Blackwell, a former City of Philadelphia employee in the Office of the City Controller, committed a series of frauds, accepting more than $20,000 in bribes and kickbacks. Between 2013 and 2015, while serving in the Investigations Division of the Controller’s Office, Blackwell misused his official position to... Read more →

SWEDESBORO: Railroad Avenue Closed Next Week for Repairs

Necessary safety work will require detours (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the start of a railroad crossing rehabilitation project that will require a nine-day closure and detour of Railroad Avenue in Swedesboro, Gloucester County. Beginning at 7 a.m., Monday, August 10, until 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 18, Railroad Avenue is scheduled to be closed and detoured in both directions at the railroad crossing between Guest Avenue and 3rd Street. Construction will remove the existing railroad crossing and replace it with a new concrete crossing, as well as new asphalt approaches for a safer and... Read more →

New Jersey Sierra Club Pleased that DEP Finally Cites Illegal ATV's

A total of 13 ATVs and dirt bikes were impounded as the NJ Fish and Wildlife Conservation investigated illegal off-road vehicle use in the Greenwood Forest Wildlife Management Area in Ocean County the weekend of July 25th. Owners of the impounded ATVs and dirt bikes will face fines starting at $274 and impound, towing, and storage fees of at least $300. “The state of New Jersey has allowed illegal ATV use to destroy and damage our forests and public lands for far too long. Finally, they took action. They impounded a total of 13 ATVs and dirt bikes in one... Read more →

Delaware Residents: How To Dispose of Debris from Tropical Storm Isaias  

After Tropical Storm Isaias and tornados spawned by the storm left a destructive wake through the state this week that included many downed trees and limbs, the cleanup has begun for many Delaware residents – and will include disposing of more yard waste than usual. Yard waste is banned from Delaware’s landfills so it cannot be placed in trash containers or recycling bins, but DNREC provides resources to help Delawareans manage their yard waste in ways that are protective of human health and the environment. Gloucestercitynews.net files Yard waste typically consists of materials such as grass clippings, leaves, brush, small... Read more →

Groundbreaking Monday for St. Rita Place

SOUTH PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 8, 2020)--Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS), in partnership with the National Shrine of Saint Rita of Cascia, will hold a special groundbreaking ceremony for Saint Rita Place, an affordable housing community for independent seniors in South Philadelphia. Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez will preside over the blessing and groundbreaking service. He will joined by Reverend Michael Di Gregorio, O.S.A., the Prior Provincial of the Augustinian Province of Saint Thomas of Villanova; Mr. James Amato, Secretary for Catholic Human Services; Ms. Heather Huot, Director of CHCS; members of the CHCS Board of... Read more →


On Tuesday, August 11, at 11 a.m.,the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection will make experts available during a Microsoft Teams meeting to explain and answer questions about the state’s multi-faceted response to harmful algal blooms, a growing national and global problem exacerbated by climate change. DEP scientists and water quality experts will: Offer hands-on assistance on the use of the new Harmful Algal Bloom Alert Index and Harmful Algal Bloom Interactive Mapping Tool; Explain how monitoring, surveillance and research are implemented; Provide the status of blooms this summer and frame the state’s situation in the context of climate change;... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: NJBIA Believes Health Clubs/Gyms Should Be Allow to Open

New Jersey Health Clubs/Gyms employi 53,000 in over 1,100 facilities Planet Fitness, Brooklawn (Gloucestercitynews.net files) NJBIA President and CEO Michele Siekerka issued the following statement regarding Thursday’s Senate Fiscal Recovery Strategists Committee held in Trenton. The discussion revolved around the challenges faced by health and fitness clubs in returning to business. “NJBIA thanks Chairman Sarlo and the members of the committee for conducting Thursday's public hearing on the impacts of COVID-19 on New Jersey's health and fitness clubs. “While we recognize an uptick in our state’s rate of transmission and positivity tests, we know from looking at neighboring states such... Read more →

Jean Haberle, 88, of Brooklawn Services Saturday

July 7, 1932 - August 4, 2020 Jean Haberle of Brooklawn, New Jersey, passed away on August 4, 2020 at the age of 88. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 8th 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Brooklawn United Methodist Church (213 Maude Ave, Brooklawn, NJ 08030). Funeral service 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Brooklawn United Methodist Church 213 Maude Ave, Brooklawn, NJ 08030 Arrangements under the care of Henry Funeral Home Read more →

Stockton Student Facing Disciplinary Charges for Making Zoom Background a Trump Photo

He faces six charges, including harassment and cyberbullying, and may have to take a “social justice workshop” if found guilty by the public university ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Aug. 7, 2020 — A student at Stockton University is facing disciplinary charges for a political Facebook post and making his Zoom background a photo of President Donald Trump during class, causing other students to feel “taunted.” Today, with the help of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Gloucestercitynews.net files Education, he’s fighting back. “Like its Atlantic City neighbor, Stockton is doubling down and gambling with students’ constitutional rights — a risky bet... Read more →

Rowan Partnerships Online (RPO)

8/5/2020 ​RCSJ Unveils Virtual Campus in Partnership With Rowan University New Jersey’s best community college and one of the nation’s top universities have joined forces yet again to announce Rowan Partnerships Online (RPO) – a new, virtual campus that makes earning a bachelor’s degree online more affordable and accessible than ever before. RPO was launched by Rowan College of South Jersey (RCSJ) and Rowan University on July 1, 2020, and is available to incoming freshmen eager to start pursuing their degree online this September. In its inaugural year, the virtual campus will offer bachelor’s degrees in Computing Informatics, Construction Management,... Read more →

7 Most Common Reasons for Losing Important Data

by James Dorian (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 7, 2020)--Your computer is a safe place for all important documents, spreadsheets, photographs, PDF files, and all other digital valuables you have. But is it really that safe? It happens: files get accidentally deleted. Computers crash and lose important data. It’s a devastating experience, especially if that data is related to precious memories or important work. Can you imagine a writer working on a novel and losing years of sleepless nights? There might be a solution: you can use the best data recovery software Mac. We’ll tell you how to recover deleted files Mac, and then... Read more →