Cumberland County Newswire

Cumberland County Newswire

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  1. Code Blue Declared for Thursday EveningRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Reminder

    Dr. Robin Weinstein, President of the M25 Initiative and Chair of the Cumberland County Code Blue Coalition today announced that a Code Blue was declared by County Emergency Management officials for the evening of Thursday, Nov. 22. Warming Centers will be open from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. In the City of Bridgeton, the Warming Center is located at St. Andrew's Church, 186 E. Commerce Street; In the City of Millville the Warming Center is located at Trinity United Methodist Church, Ben Corson Hall, 100 S. 2nd Street; In the City of Vineland the Warming Center is located at City of Refuge Church, 737 W Walnut Rd. Code Blue is a grassroots movement of churches and community members responding to the needs of our homeless neighbors.

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  2. Birds and planes don't mix. In N.J., the number of birdstrikes is on the rise.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NJ.com

    ... up from 326 in 2016. Among those incidents included a September 2017 crash of an ultralight aircraft in Cumberland County, after its pilot was forced to bank hard after a flock of small birds entered his flightpath. A moment later, a larger bird ...

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  3. Project Thanksgiving Celebrates 10 yrs.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | The Reminder

    For a decade Project Thanksgiving, an annual turkey and fund-raiser drive, has been doing its best to ensure families don't go without a hearty meal on Thanksgiving Day. It's certainly come a long way from when city residents Alex Kaganzev and Steve Plevins co-founded the project.

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  4. When I Grow up I Want to Be...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Cape May County Herald

    ... release reported the Fare Free Transportation Department, Cape May County Vocational Technical School and Cumberland County Technical School were recognized Nov. 8 at the New Jersey Transportation, Logistics and Distribution Talent Network's ...

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  5. 5th arrest in shooting of youth football coach near schoolRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Washington Times

    A fifth person has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a New Jersey youth football coach who was gunned down in a school parking lot after practice last summer. Cumberland County prosecutors say Clifton Bailey is charged with homicide and conspiracy to commit homicide.

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  6. Officer charged with brutalizing suspects played vigilante ex-cop in low-budget flick he madeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | The Jersey Journal

    ... and Reel House. Profitt pleaded not guilty last week following a 24-count indictment handed down by a Cumberland County grand jury alleging that he used excessive force in five arrests and then tried to cover up his actions. In a 2016 case, he is ...

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  7. 5th person charged in murder of father at youth football practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | The Jersey Journal

    Authorities arrested another person this week in connection with the murder of a man gunned down after a youth football practice. Clifton Bailey, of Camden, was arrested on Monday and charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder, Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae announced.

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  8. Statewide scrutiny due on N.J. jail suicides | EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | The Jersey Journal

    Because he represents in civil litigation relatives of inmates who took their own lives, attorney Conrad J. Benedetto's recent assertion that county jail suicides in New Jersey are "... a public health crisis in the state" can appear self-serving. Benedetto's comments come as NJ Advance Media reports that the Atlantic County Jail in Hamilton Township has seen six such suicides since 2015, the last one on Oct. 15. The Atlantic County facility thus joins the Cumberland County Jail in Bridgeton, long under fire for its suicides, in reporting a half dozen of them over two or three years.

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  9. Board OKs 3-D Scanner for Co. Prosecutor's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Cape May County Herald

    ... and thanking them for support to state's veterans. * Approved a shared services agreement with the Cumberland County Improvement Authority for management of the project that will convert the former Kmart at 1127 Route 47 in Rio Grande into offices ...

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  10. Spike in suicides hits another county jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | NJ.com

    ... . Relatives of the three have each filed lawsuits against the county. The Atlantic County Jail joins the Cumberland County Jail in having a period in which six inmates committed suicide while incarcerated in the facility. The last suicide at the ...

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  11. Van Drew to Hold Roundtable Discussion with Education Commissioner Dec. 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Cape May County Herald

    ... will tour both Wildwood High School and Haleyville-Mauricetown Elementary School in Commercial Township, Cumberland County, where they will also hold a roundtable discussion with school officials from the surrounding area. The school funding formula ...

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  12. Major Reno, Construction SlatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | The Reminder

    From left: Cumberland County Clerk Celeste Riley, Bridgeton Councilman J. Curtis Edwards, Cumberland County Freeholder Director Joe Derella, Bridgeton Councilman Edward Bethea, Bridgeton Mayor Albert Kelly, Cumberland County Surrogate Douglas Rainear, Cumberland County Freeholder Jack Surrency, and Cumberland County Freeholder Deputy Director Darlene Barber. BRIDGETON - A major renovation and new construction project at 14-16 Laurel St. in the downtown has been announced by city and Cumberland County officials.

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  13. N.J. live general election results 2018: Cumberland CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | The Jersey Journal

    Here are the unofficial results of Tuesday's county, municipal school board elections in Cumberland County. Winning candidates are designated with a check.

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    Tuesday Nov 6 | The Reminder

    Phil Govia, library assistant at the Cumberland County Library in Bridgeton, certainly was for a day.

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  15. Giving BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | The Reminder

    ... learned the importance of keeping our precious waterways clean with the help of Loretta Pregartner of the Cumberland County Improvement Authority who sponsors the Cumberland County Annual Waterways Clean Ups. The Give Something Back Foundation, ...

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  16. Fare Free Transportation Recognized at Talent Network Transportation SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Cape May County Herald

    The Cape May County Fare Free Transportation Department, Cape May County Vocational Technical School and Cumberland County Technical School will be recognized Nov. 8 at the New Jersey Transportation, Logistics and Distribution Talent Network's Transportation Summit in Edison. The department's CDL- Class B program is being honored, which was funded through a grant to train drivers to earn a CDL license.

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  17. Shrinking shoreline is threatening iconic N.J. lighthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | The Jersey Journal

    Situated on the Delaware Bay, East Point Lighthouse, the state's second oldest lighthouse, and the oldest land-based lighthouse, has survived its share of storms . But, because of the erosion of the nearby shoreline, the iconic Cumberland County structure is threatened by approaching bay waters.

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  18. State AG Identifies Co. Detective Involved in October ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | Cape May County Herald

    A Cape May County Prosecutor's Office detective was identified by the state Attorney General's Office as the individual in the police-involved shooting of a Cumberland County man at a Vineland auto rental business Oct. 18, 2018. According to an Oct. 31 release from the state Attorney General's Shooting Response Team , the unit continues to investigate the fatal, police-involved shooting.

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  19. Man shot to death by cop was suspect in a violent crime, AG saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | The Jersey Journal

    A detective who shot and killed a 19-year-old man in Vineland on Oct. 18 was investigating an earlier crime at the time and the man he killed was a suspect, the state Attorney General's Office revealed Wednesday. John Caccia, a detective with the Cape May County Prosecutor's Office, was involved in a surveillance operation with other detectives when he shot Jacob Servais of Millville , in the parking lot of vehicle rental business on Delsea Drive in Cumberland County.

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  20. 2ZF3_FacesMasterGardeners.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | The Reminder

    RUTGERS MASTER GARDENERS of Cumberland County presented their monthly horticulture activity to 15 residents at the Veterans Home in Vineland. The participants created an autumn arrangement atop a mini pumpkin base using unique seed pod forms from trumpet vine, hazelnuts, sweet gum tree, wisteria and pine cones interspersed with faux leaves and mum stems.

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