Gloucester County Newswire

Gloucester County Newswire

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  1. Settlement to be approved 2 years after jail closureRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Philly.com

    Two years after Gloucester County became the first county in New Jersey to close its jail, a legal objection by public defenders is set to be formally settled under an agreement that guarantees certain accommodations for inmates. The proposed settlement, expected to be voted on by Gloucester County freeholders Wednesday, includes provisions to address issues that remained after the jail was shuttered and public opposition waned, such as when to use shackles.

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  2. Few deaths on NJ highways this July 4thRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... Township, in Ocean County," Jones said. "The other was the driver of a passenger car in Franklin Township, Gloucester County." Both of those deaths occurred on July 5, so the day of the Fourth, and the preceding Friday, were clean with no ...

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  3. Storm Smashes Chris Christie's Presidential CandidacyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    ... tens of thousands of homes and small businesses for days. Residents of East Greenwich Township and other Gloucester County communities pummeled by that storm are fuming because Christie, a self-proclaimed Hands-On Manager, ignored their pleas for ...

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  4. After son fatally shot in Philadelphia, N.J. mom uses radio program to help othersRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NJ.com

    Aleida Garcia and Wilfredo Rojas, parents of victim Alejandro "Alex" Rojas-Garcia, pose with their son's stone before it's placed in the Remembrance Garden during the Victims Remembrance Ceremony at the Gloucester County Justice Complex in Woodbury, Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Rojas-Garcia, 34, of East Falls, was killed in Philadelphia on Jan. 24. (Lori M. Nichols Her son shot to death in North Philadelphia earlier this year and his alleged killer behind bars awaiting a trial date, Aleida Garcia is taking to the airwaves to lend a hand and ear to the survivors of violence victims.

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  5. Pitman's Zac Castagna is NJ.com's fan-selected Tri-County Conference Athlete of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | NJ.com

    ... tying the school career wins record of 124. In addition to that feat, Castagna captured his third-straight Gloucester County Open championship, becoming only the second player in tournament history to do so. Quite the accomplishment, no doubt. ...

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  6. N.J. woman killed in Franklin Township car crash ID'd by police, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

    ... intersection of Weymouth and South Blue Bell roads, reports said. The 27-year-old was traveling through Gloucester County when her Kia Forte collided with a Ford Explorer. Zarin's vehicle flipped upon impact, according to reports. The driver of the ...

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  7. 1 Dead, 1 Injured In Gloucester County Car CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... Franklin Township, NJ (CBS) - Police say one person is dead and another injured in a fatal car accident in Gloucester county Sunday night. It happened around 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Weymouth Road and South Blue Bell Road in Franklin ...

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  8. Al Stecher was a man who did it all | Bob Shryock ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NJ.com

    ... He was Woolwich building inspector. Zoning inspector. Special police officer. Planning board chairman. Gloucester County Solid Waste Commission. Director of the Gloucester County Board of Agriculture. New Jersey Farm Bureau director. He attended ...

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  9. Wanted in South Jersey: Janae HeffernanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Patch.com

    ... $300. Anyone who knows Heffernan's whereabouts should not attempt to apprehend her. Instead, contact the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office at 856-384-5643 or GCPO Sgt. Ron Koller at 609-929-6348. Anyone with information on this case is asked to ...

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  10. A 1,200-lb. breathing jukebox at ShoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Philly.com

    ... as teenagers in a band called Family Affair. The brothers, who grew up in West Deptford and all live in Gloucester County, say now they did everything backward. Most bands play the Shore when they are young, then graduate to weddings and private ...

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  11. Christie: Out of state, but not out of governor mindset (VIDEO)Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | NJ.com

    ... really involved with everything that we do." Guadagno spearheaded a meeting with the administration and Gloucester County officials on Thursday to discuss the fallout from last week's "macroburst" storm that hit South Jersey, destroying property and ...

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  12. Bonsal Blues band nabs first place in parade | Bob Shryock ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | NJ.com

    ... The band performed "Washington Post March" at the reviewing stand. "The band marched proudly, supporting Gloucester County as well as Post 133," says Blues' spokesperson Lorrie Gall. "The relationship has grown into something very special. We are ...

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  13. Juliano Brothers aim to please Shore fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Philly.com

    ... as teenagers in a band called Family Affair. The brothers, who grew up in West Deptford and all live in Gloucester County, say now they did everything backward. Most bands play the Shore when they are young, then graduate to weddings and private ...

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  14. Shoplifting, drug charges | Gloucester County indictmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Gloucester County Times

    Franklin D. Gould, 46, of Camden, left, was indicted on a shoplifting charge. Fawn Domeracki, 26, of Williamstown, was also indicted on a shoplifting charge.

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  15. Gloucester County woman sought after failing to show for court dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Gloucester County Times

    A National Park woman is sought after failing to appear in court for a status conference on a charge of receiving stolen property, according to the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office. Janae Heffernan, 31, of Monument Drive, is described as 5 feet 4 inches tall, 156 pounds, with blue eyes and brown hair.

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  16. Police recover body of N.J. teen who drowned in quarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Jersey Journal

    ... this fall, drowned Jul. 1, 2015 while swimming in a former quarry. (file photo) Police in Monroe Township, Gloucester County have found and identified the body of a teenage boy who drowned while swimming in a former quarry. Investigators say Darius ...

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  17. Changing of the guard: Community colleges shift strategies to survive, thriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Jersey Journal

    ... month Burlington County College adopted a new identity as Rowan College at Burlington County, a year after Gloucester County College became Rowan College at Gloucester County , name changes that signal the weight of their partnerships with an ...

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  18. RCGC athletes team up with Special Olympics for summer funRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Jersey Journal

    Rowan College at Gloucester County Unified Sports and Special Olympics New Jersey teamed up to offer 30 special Olympic athletes from the college's Adult Center for Transition and Rowan University's unified sports program some fun in the sun. The sports camp - which unfortunately got sidelined after two days due to severe weather - provided individuals with intellectual disabilities, ages 16 and older, the chance to enhance their proficiency and skills in a variety of athletic areas.

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  19. South Jersey officials 'optimistic' on state's storm...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Jersey Journal

    Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and other state officials are meeting at this hour with Gloucester County leaders to discuss possible funding for storm recovery. We leave here today with a lot of good information on how to meet the threshold for FEMA.

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  20. 2015 Gloucester County 4-H Fair and NJ Peach FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | NJ.com

    The Gloucester County 4-H fair will be held July 23-25 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and July 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the 4-H fairgrounds on Route 77 in Mullica Hill. The 4-H Fair is a great venue for families in the summertime.

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