Cumberland County Newswire

Cumberland County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Cumberland County, NJ.

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  1. Citizens must fight back against street crime | FeedbackRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    What happened to Cumberland County? How did we get to the point where we now have violent, armed gangs terrorizing our neighborhoods, killing innocent people like 9-year-old Jennifer Trejo of Bridgeton -- slain by a stray bullet while sleeping in her bed -- and Joseph Jones, a youth football coach who was shot to death after a practice next to a Millville middle school? I've lived in this county my entire life. I can remember growing up in a neighborhood where our streets were safe and our neighbors looked out for one another.

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  2. 27 charged, cars and cash seized, in South Jersey drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | The Jersey Journal

    Authorities in Cape May and Cumberland counties arrested in 27 people and seized methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine, guns, cars and cash on Tuesday. Four people were charged with being the leaders of a narcotics trafficking network, which was in possession of $77,000 in heroin and another $26,000 in methamphetamine, the Cape May County Prosecutor's Office said in a statement.

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  3. Woman's suit against Samsung says she was severely burned by exploding phoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | NJ.com

    ... infections of the burns. She underwent "extensive" skin grafting and was left with "severe scarring." The Cumberland County couple accuses Samsung of negligence in inspection of its products and violation of New Jersey's Consumer Fraud Act. The suit ...

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  4. Operation Forefathers' Bust Nets 27; Ends 2-month Narcotics InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Cape May County Herald

    Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner, Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae and Special Agent-in-Charge Valerie Nickerson of the Drug Enforcement Administration announce the conclusion of "Operation Forefathers." It was a large-scale narcotics investigation initiated by the Cape May and Atlantic County Prosecutor's Offices and the DEA.

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  5. East Point Lighthouse in Heislerville now has additional access and protection.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The Reminder

    ... will be able to enjoy its beauty and gorgeous location." The lighthouse is a popular visitor attraction in Cumberland County, and is open to the public on the third Sunday of each month. It was built in 1849 after Congress allocated $5,000 for its ...

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  6. 5S6Z_KudosTeachingFellow.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The Reminder

    Kudosa Samantha Greenbridge who was chosen by .the Knowles Teacher Initiative as a member of its 2018 Cohort of Teaching Fellows. Greenbridge began teaching at Cumberland County Technical Education Center in Vineland during the 2017-18 school year.

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  7. Swap Meet, Car Show to Benefit 4-HRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The Reminder

    CUMBERLAND COUNTY 4-H is hosting a Swap Meet and Car Show Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Cumberland County Fairgrounds.

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  8. 16JP_Faces_Lacrosse_100_Club.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The Reminder

    OUR LADY of Mercy Academy has announced its 2018 Hall of Fame inductees. Selected by the school's Salerno Society, this year's honorees include: Lauren Hartman , Nicole Covella and Caitlyn Covella , the first three scholar athletes to score 100 goals for OLMA Lacrosse ; Dawn Coia ; long-time OLMA educator and alumnae parent ; Honorable Georgia M. Curio , the first female superior court judge appointed for Cumberland County ; and Tony and Mary Jane Stanzione .

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  9. Here's more proof, thanks to the IRS, of how Trump tax law slammed N.J.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | The Jersey Journal

    WASHINGTON -- The average taxpayer in 20 of New Jersey's 21 counties will lose part of the federal deduction for state and local taxes under the Republican tax law . Thanks largely to New Jersey's high property taxes, the average tax deduction exceeds the $10,000 cap set in the law signed by President Donald Trump in all but Cumberland County, according to Internal Revenue Service statistics for the 2016 tax year.

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  10. 19 shots fired when child was killed, but tests show which gun fired fatal shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | The Jersey Journal

    ... other three defendants are due in court next month for pre-indictment conferences. All remain locked up in Cumberland County Jail.

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  11. Taxpayers may have been saved millions after county, courts end a stalemateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | The Jersey Journal

    Salem County officials and representatives from New Jersey Courts have agreed to resume face-to-face talks over what is needed to upgrade the current county courthouse in downtown Salem. (Bill Gallo Jr. Officials in one South Jersey county may have just saved taxpayers millions by ending a stalemate over whether or not renovations were needed at a 50-year-old court house.

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  12. 2 South Jersey colleges are on the verge of merging, and they'll get a new nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | The Jersey Journal

    Two South Jersey educational institutions are on the verge of merging, and they will be taking on a new name. Cumberland County College and Rowan College at Gloucester County are planning to merge to become Rowan College of South Jersey.

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  13. 4th man charged in stray bullet death of sleeping 9 year oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The man suspected of firing a stray shot that killed a 9-year-old New Jersey girl as she slept in her bed has been charged with murder. Cumberland County prosecutors say Zahmere McKoy also faces counts of conspiracy to commit murder, attempted murder and weapons offenses.

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  14. County's first responders deserve best technology | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | The Jersey Journal

    The summer months are passing by very quickly and Labor Day is almost here. In mid-June, Cumberland County celebrated numerous elementary and high-school graduations marking new chapters in the lives of our youth.

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  15. 4th man charged in shooting death of sleeping NJ girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 20 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... heroin and a small amount of crack cocaine in the homes of Elliot and Frazier. The shooting death shocked Cumberland County this summer. Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McCrae this month called on residents to come forward and help put away criminals.

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  16. Banish secret settlements with N.J. governments | FeedbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | The Jersey Journal

    ... knows what the public is entitled to see. It's not clear if that's true in a new legal action filed in Cumberland County by a Paff-led organization, but he's clearly right about the principle he's trying to drag into the sunshine. Libertarians for ...

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  17. Ex-councilwoman pocketed $22K in taxpayer money, complaint saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | The Jersey Journal

    A former Bridgeton city councilwoman has been charged with allegedly swiping more than $20,000 from her town's housing authority -- a public board of which she was a commissioner. According to a criminal complaint summons provided by the Cumberland County Prosecutors Office, Gladys Lugardo-Hemple is accused of withdrawing $22,031.97 from the Bridgeton Housing Authority's Ocean First bank account, and depositing the money into her personal bank account.

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  18. LoBiondo Addresses Dist., ReflectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | The Reminder

    He's always been a staunch supporter of veterans, so when the recent new partnership between Rowan University's School of Osteopathic Medicine and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs was announced, Republican Congressman Frank LoBiondo, said it's a terrific high to achieve before his nearly 35-year public service career comes to an end. This fall the 12-term New Jersey 2nd Congressional District congressman, who prior to the national level, served as a state assemblyman and Cumberland County freeholder , will not seek re-election.

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  19. Child's suspected killers tried to hide, but cops say cameras tracked themRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | The Jersey Journal

    ... in June. All three are due in court this week for detention hearings. In the meantime, they remain in Cumberland County Jail. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Bridgeton Police Detective Mark Yoshioka at 856-392-9031 of ...

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  20. China's ban upsets the recycling cart in N.J. | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | The Jersey Journal

    ... of it is recycled. The recycling rate in Germany is over 60 percent. After years as a board member of the Cumberland County Improvement Authority (which operates the county landfill), I'm mindful of the many unanswered questions. Will we be willing ...

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