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HIRSH SINGH: "Shame on Phil Murphy"

Hirsh Singh Calls for Opening NJ and Exposes Democrat Infiltration of GOP LINWOOD, NJ — Hundreds of people joined Republican candidate for United States Senate Hirsh Singh in chanting "Shame on Phil Murphy" at Point Pleasant in New Jersey, which was the site of the 'Freedom March of NJ' on Memorial Day. A number of speakers and supporters gathered at the site of the protest to demand that New Jersey be opened immediately, but the star of the show was easily Hirsh Singh, who enthused... Read more →


Harrison: Wellpath Continuously Cited For Mental Health Violations and Neglect

“Mental Health Advocate” Amy Kennedy Continues to Duck and Dodge Association with Corrupt Health Care Company [May 27, 2020 – Longport, New Jersey] Amy Kennedy’s links to Wellpath continue to come under fire, as mounting information has now been publicly levied showcasing the company’s mental health practices, including depriving patients with mental illness of their psychotropic medication and lacking needed mental health services in a variety of locations around the country. Since first announcing as a candidate for Congress, Kennedy has made mental health the... Read more →


Delaware Police Park Rangers Arrest Rehoboth Beach Man on CDS Charges

K-9 Vos has first drug alert while on patrol CAPE HENLOPEN STATE PARK, DELAWARE--DNREC Natural Resources Police Park Rangers arrested a Rehoboth Beach man on multiple drug and other charges Memorial Day at Cape Henlopen State Park after park rangers found two subjects in a closed primitive camping area. At around 4 p.m. May 25, Rangers approached and questioned the individuals, who were burning a fire in a campsite fire pit, and found Ricky C. Gardener, 37, of Rehoboth Beach to be in possession of... Read more →


70 Illegal Off-Road Vehicles Impounded by CC Police; Part of Public Safety Campaign

(Camden City, NJ) – In recent weeks, the Camden County Police Department has focused on making our streets and our neighborhoods safer for pedestrians and other drivers by targeting illegally operated off-road vehicles. To date in 2020, the department has impounded a total of 70 ATVs, dirt bikes and other off-road vehicles being operated illegally and dangerously on city streets and in parks and other public spaces. A total of 148 traffic summons have been issued to the operators of these vehicles. The department is... Read more →


Gloucester County Republican Freeholder Candidates Say it’s Time To Smartly Reopen

It’s time state government stops picking winners and losers MULLICA HILL – Gloucester County Republican freeholder candidates George W. Shivery, Jr., Chris Konawel and Nick DeSilvio said today it is time to “let commonsense prevail and smartly get the state reopened.” “While we acknowledge there has been some progress made toward reopening, far too many folks are still out of work, still having issues with unemployment and struggling to pay their bills, as a state we have to do better.” George W. Shivery, Jr. said,... Read more →


Doylestown Man Sentenced to Prison for Health Care Fraud Scheme

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced today that Branden Coluccio, 32, of Doylestown, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced to 37 months in prison for conspiracy to commit health care fraud. As part of his sentence, he was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $3,070,157, forfeiture in the amount of $110,000, and an additional $15,000 fine. United States District Judge Wendy Beetlestone presided over the sentencing hearing in Philadelphia via video teleconference. This scheme involved Liberation Way, a drug and alcohol... Read more →


ATLANTIC CITY: Operation Feed Food Distribution 5-28

A generous donation of baked goods coordinated by the Bakery Confectionery Tobacco and Grain Millers International Union will be the highlight of a food distribution sponsored by the New Jersey State AFL-CIO and its affiliated unions, the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority and the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. Union volunteers will again gather at Bader Field in Atlantic City on Thursday, May 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to distribute emergency food kits to fellow union brothers and sisters, as well as members of... Read more →


New Jersey needs 'post-mortem' on COVID-19 response, Says Murphy

but the state still trying to 'save lives' By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – A “post mortem” is needed on the state’s coronavirus response but “we’re still working 24/7 to save lives,” New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday as the state Senate plans to establish a commission to review the state’s handling of COVID-19. A vote on the commission will come in the next few weeks, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senate Republican leader Tom Kean said in a... Read more →


WalletHub Study: NJ The State With The Worst Health Infrastructure for COVID-19

COVID-19 has exposed weaknesses in the country’s healthcare system, from supplies to staffing to bed counts, but issues have been far from uniform across the U.S. To find out which states were most prepared going into the pandemic, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on the States with the Best Health Infrastructure for Coronavirus, as well as accompanying videos. To identify which states have the best health infrastructure, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 14 key metrics. Our data set ranges from the... Read more →


Moody's Gives Gloucester County Aa1 Rating

(Gloucester County, NJ)—Gloucester County’s local economy continues to benefit from growth in the higher education, medical and logistics industries according to Moody’s Investors Service. Moody’s is an independent rating agency that reviews historical and current financial data, practices, and planning capabilities of Governmental Agencies. An independent rating agency’s opinion strongly matters when it comes to the financial health marketability of financing loans and long-term debt by achieving the lowest possible interest on borrowing. “The county’s management team is extremely hands-on in controlling daily operations across... Read more →


Psychological Game Benefits for Adults

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 27, 2020)--In our modern lives, most of us focus so heavily on work and other things that we never seem to have time for fun. When we have some leisure time, we tend to sit in front of our TV or computer than engage in fun, rejuvenating play as we did in our childhood. But the thing is that play is not just essential for kids; it can be an important source of relaxation for adults as well. Playfulness leads to creative thinking and... Read more →


Rep. Norcross Releases Information About How To Order Groceries Online With SNAP

Neighbor, Families across the country are struggling to put food on the table as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a devastating toll on employment and the economy. No one should have to worry about whether they can afford to feed their families. Today, I want to provide you with some information on food security resources and updates to SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits in New Jersey. Ordering Groceries Online with SNAP Beginning next week, New Jerseyans on SNAP will be able to shop... Read more →


Two Pemberton Township Residents Charged with Possessing Pipe Bombs

BURLINGTON CITY NJ--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Pemberton Township man and his girlfriend have been charged with possessing illegal explosives after two pipe bombs were discovered during the execution of search warrants at their home and the residence of an acquaintance in Southampton. William Heath, 47, and Ashley Sprague, 32, of the 600 block of Lakehurst Road, were charged with Possession of Explosives/Bombs for an Unlawful Purpose and Possession of Prohibited Weapons and Devices. Heath was also charged with Unlawful Possession of... Read more →


Two Free Online Events for Women offered by Virtua Health; Must Register in Advance

Celebrity moderator, health experts to provide fun and educational sessions that help women be well, get well, and stay well (Marlton, NJ….) Virtua Health is well-known for its women’s health services, including educational classes on everything from fitness to parenting. Now, during this time of social distancing, the South Jersey health system will continue empowering women through two new online workshops. The first of these free, live webinars, on May 27, will focus on emotional eating – and how to avoid it – while on... Read more →


POLITICS: Kennedy Environmental Protection Policy

Brigantine, NJ – Today, Amy Kennedy, candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s second district, released an Environmental Protection Policy, detailing her commitment to addressing the impacts of climate change on South Jersey while creating new jobs and economic opportunity through clean energy. Kennedy pledges to protect coastal communities, including fighting for the infrastructure South Jersey needs to protect shorelines, reforming and strengthening the national flood insurance system, and fighting to block oil drilling off of New Jersey’s shoreline. Additionally, Kennedy is committed to transitioning to... Read more →


Violators of Gov. Murphy's Coronavirus Law Arrested

TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Colonel Patrick J. Callahan, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police, on Friday announced enforcement actions from the past week, including coughing and spitting assaults, bias Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files incidents and noteworthy violations of Governor Murphy’s Executive Orders. The Attorney General also announced enforcement actions targeting price-gouging and consumer fraud violations. “We’re cracking down on those who jeopardize public health and undermine public safety,” said Attorney General Grewal. “We have zero patience for those who spit on... Read more →


Dolores "Doris" Adamski, of Gloucester City

Gloucester City – On May 23, 2020, Age 86. (nee Dickerson) born on April 2, 1935 in South Philadelphia to John and Dorothy Dickerson (nee Weist). Doris and Edward attended grammar school together at St. Phillips Grammar School. Doris attended Hallahan High School. While at Hallahan, she was crowned May Queen. After high school, Edward joined the Air Force. Doris would take piano lessons at the convent and was studying to be a nun. She asked God for a sign. She received a letter from... Read more →


Rev. Francis J. Gramigna, Guidance Director, Cooper Chaplain, Parish Pastor, Camden Catholic HS Alum

Rev. Francis J. Gramigna Egg Harbor Township – On May 22, 2020. Age 83. Loving son of the late Joseph and Jane Gramigna. Devoted brother of Kathleen “Cass” (late Edward) Garrity and Charles (late Claire) Gramigna, and Sister-in-law Mary Gramigna. Predeceased by Mary (Louis) Lippa, Joan (Thomas) Campbell, Rose (Patrick) McShane, Joseph (Patricia) Gramigna, Edward Gramigna, Sr. Dear uncle of 48 nieces and nephews, and too many great-nieces and great-nephews to count. Father Frank was born in Oaklyn and was a graduate of Camden Catholic... Read more →


Gloucester County Offering Coronavirus 19 Testing Site Update

(Sewell, NJ)—Gloucester County will again offer its drive-thru style COVID-19 testing site on Thursday, May 28, 2020. The site will be set up at Rowan College of South Jersey, 1400 Tanyard Rd., Sewell 08080. Testing will begin at 10 a.m. Additional testing dates to follow. Tests will be performed by appointment only. Residents do not need to be symptomatic to receive testing. Gloucester County residents 18 and older who want to be tested must call the COVID-19 Call Center at (856) 218-4142 to be prescreened.... Read more →


CONSUMER ALERT: CORONAVIRUS CONTACT TRACING TEXT MESSAGE SCAM

(Camden City, NJ) – The Federal Trade Commission has issued a warning regarding a text messaging scam involving supposed COVID-19 contact tracing, and Camden County residents are urged to exercise caution and not to clink any links sent to them in a text message about contact tracing. Scammers posing as government contact tracers have sent text messages to potential victims asking them to click a link sent in the text. Clicking on the link downloads software onto a victim’s phone that allows scammers access to... Read more →


Down The Shore: Gym Owner Waiting to Open

By MADDY VITALE/MediaWize Chris Lambert, who owns four Atilis gyms, says he will be ready to reopen as soon as Gov. Phil Murphy gives the order – but not a moment sooner. His comments came two days after the franchise owners of the Atilis in Bellmawr chose to ignore Murphy’s order that deems gyms as non-essential businesses that are to remain closed for now amid the COVID-19 safety regulations and restrictions in place since March. Ian Smith and Frank Trumbetti are the owners of the... Read more →


Aloysius (Alajos) N. Remetei, 88, of Westville

Aloysius (Alajos) N. Remetei, 88, of Westville, NJ passed away peacefully on May 20, 2020. He was born in Budapest, Hungary, on December 5, 1931 to the late Alajos & Rozina Remetei. Due to his political beliefs he became a Hungarian Freedom Fighter and was imprisoned for those beliefs. After escaping to Austria, he met the love of his life, Gabriela on Christmas Day in 1956. In 1957 he then immigrated to the United States to become a U.S. Citizen. After two years of exchanging... Read more →


Want To Work For Facebook? Now’s Your Chance

Philadelphia City Hall/unsplash.com (Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 26, 2020)--The job market is difficult at the moment. Of all the times to find yourself out of work, the first half of 2020 has been particularly unkind to those seeking employment. It's a competitive world out there at the best of times, but with so many companies laying staff off or scaling back operations in recent months, more people are struggling to find paid work in Philadelphia right now than at any other point in living memory. That could be... Read more →


Liberta Russo, of Bellmawr, age 89

Liberta Russo (nee Leto), on May 22, 2020, of Bellmawr, formerly of South Philadelphia. Age 89. Beloved wife of the late Peter Russo Sr. Devoted mother of Peter, Jr. (Lori), Joseph (Ginnie), and Karen Aversa (Keith). Loving grandmother of Danielle (Steven), Peter III (Kristen), Michael (Nicole), Gina (Jason), Joseph (Natalie), Anthony (Stephanie), Krista, and Keith, Jr. Cherished great-grandmother of 15. Preceded in death by 6 siblings. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Due to the restriction set forth by the state of New Jersey... Read more →


Three Elementary Schools and Two High Schools in the Camden Diocese Closing

The Good Shepherd Regional Elementary School, Collingswood one of five schools to be closed At the end of the current school term on June 30, 2020. The three elementary schools and two high schools are: — Good Shepherd Regional Elementary School in Collingswood — Saint Joseph Regional Elementary School in Hammonton — Cape Trinity Catholic School in Wildwood
 — Saint Joseph High School in Hammonton — Wildwood Catholic High School in Wildwood “The decision to close the schools is difficult,” the diocese said in announcing... Read more →


600,000 NJ People Seeking Unemployment Benefits

TRENTON – With more than 600,000 people now collecting unemployment in New Jersey, the Department of Labor is helping claimants through the process of certifying for weekly benefits so they receive payment without delay. The US Labor Department requires unemployment recipients to certify for benefits each week. In New Jersey, that means answering seven questions and attesting to the truthfulness of the answers. But, the certification questions have proven an obstacle for tens of thousands of filers per week because of their work situation. For... Read more →


ENERGY COMPANY FED UP WITH DENIALS WONT REFILE FOR PERMIT; MEANTIME THOUSANDS UNEMPLOYED

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square Natural gas pipeline expansion project in New York, New Jersey Dead (The Center Square) – Williams Companies said on Thursday that while it may appeal Gloucestercitynews.net files decisions made by officials in New Jersey and New York last week, the energy company will not seek to refile permit applications for a natural gas expansion project in those states. The proposed natural pipeline additions to existing infrastructure would have provided enough fuel to power more than 2 million homes... Read more →


Rowan and Rutgers Universities to Receive $250K for COVID-19 RESEARCH

CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced that Rowan University and Rutgers University–Camden will receive a combined $250,365 in federal funding from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for research into COVID-19-related medical care. “The work being done at both Rowan and Rutgers–Camden will allow the facilities to support coronavirus-related programs and train our local workforce, as well as students, on how to work best during a pandemic,” said Congressman Norcross. “COVID-19 has already taken the lives of far... Read more →


SWIMMING CLOSED AT STATE-OWNED BEACHES, LAKES

TRENTON - Swimming at state-owned ocean and lake beaches this weekend will remain closed, but visitors are welcome to enjoy passive recreation while maintaining a 6-foot social distance from others and wearing face masks or coverings, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced today. As part of the continued phase-in of park operations, the State Park Service is actively preparing for the summer swimming season. "We recognize that some visitors to our beautiful beaches and lakes may be disappointed that swimming is not... Read more →


Avalon Lions Postpone Charity Golf Tournament

AVALON, NJ --Out of an abundance of caution due to Covid-19, the Avalon Lions Club is moving back the date for its 12th annual charity golf tournament. In cooperation with the Avalon Golf Club, the Lions have changed the event’s planned date from June 28 to September 13, 2020. Details for the outing will be determined by the safety precautions in effect at that time, but the Lions promise a great day of golf, food and fun for participants. The tournament raises money for the... Read more →


Kennedy Responds to Jeff Van Drew’s Appointment to Trump Campaign Fundraising Committee 

Instead of raising money for Trump, Van Drew should be fighting to get more money and resources for South Jersey Brigantine, NJ- Today, NJ.com reported that Jeff Van Drew is one of only 22 House Republicans appointed to the “House Congressional Captains” program that will help raise money for Donald Trump’s re-election campaign. Amy Kennedy released the followingstatement: With 100,000 Americans now dead from coronavirus and people across South Jersey struggling to stay safe and pay the bills, it is outrageous that Jeff Van Drew... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Swedesboro, N.J. Resident Samantha Silvers Receives Academic Honors BOSTON, Mass. (Grassroots Newswire) May 21, 2020 - Northeastern University is pleased to recognize those students who distinguish themselves academically during the course of the school year. Swedesboro (08085) resident Samantha Silvers, a Northeastern University student majoring in media arts, was recently named to the University's dean's list for the Spring semester, which ended in April 2020. To achieve the dean's list distinction, students must carry a full program of at least four courses, have a quality... Read more →


Rep. Norcross Thanks Service Members

Related: American Hero Face of Defense This weekend, we honor all the men and women who fought for our freedom and made the ultimate sacrifice. Each one of these Americans were sisters, brothers, mothers, fathers and friends. Each one of these brave service members is loved, is mourned and is missed by their families, friends and communities. Local Memorial Day Events Camden County will host a Virtual Memorial Day Ceremony, viewable online from May 23rd at 10 a.m. through the week of the 25th. National... Read more →


SJ Leaders Call for Reopening Plan/Timetable for Atlantic City and Other Low Impact Regions

Immediate Action Needed To Prevent Economic Collapse Trenton - Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington), Deputy Assembly Speaker John Burzichelli (D-Gloucester) and Assemblymen John Armato (D-Atlantic) and Vincent Mazzeo (D-Atlantic) today called upon Governor Phil Murphy to immediately issue actionable plans with specific timetables for the reopening of Atlantic City and other regions of the state that have seen far fewer infections from COVID-19 than harder hit counties. Neighboring states have all begun implementing phased regional re-openings based on medical data, but New Jersey has yet to... Read more →


Obituary: Rosie Lee Knight of Sicklerville

On May 16, 2020. Age 82. Of Sicklerville. Formerly of Philadelphia and Newburgh, NY. Survived by Jeffery Knight and Veronica Knight. Daughter of the late Thomas and Pauline Bethea. Rossie worked many years for the US Postal service and as a ward clerk at St. Luke’s Hospital in Newburgh, NY. A Private Memorial will be held on Friday, May 22, 2020 at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Rossie Lee Knight. Funeral Arrangements... Read more →