Gloucester County Newswire

Gloucester County Newswire

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  1. Roadwork begins in 4 Gloucester County towns this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Gloucester County Times

    ... son townships. That work will extend from Route 45 to Breakneck Road and from Jackson Road to Pitman Road. Gloucester County Public Works crews will perform this work at a cost of $150,000. The project should take 5 days, officials said.

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  2. Campaign Chair for United Way of Gloucester Co. namedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    The United Way of Gloucester County has chosen Freeholder Heather Simmons to lead their fundraising efforts as the 2016 Campaign Chair. WithSimmons' many skills and dedication to Gloucester County, UWGC is thrilled to have her on board for the upcoming campaign season.

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  3. Storm inspires Gloucester County to create emergency alert appRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NJ.com

    CLAYTON - In the year since a powerful storm slammed Gloucester County with high winds that caused widespread damage, county officials have looked at various ways to learn from the experience. They have reorganized emergency operations, bringing in some new staffers to help coordinate response between municipal and county services and have conducted tabletop exercises to practice emergency scenarios.

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  4. College students step up to participate in DNCRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Philly.com

    One New Jersey delegate to this week's Democratic National Convention began considering a possible Bernie Sanders presidential run a couple of years ago, while attending the Gloucester County Institute of Technology. "Someone asked me, 'Do you think Bernie is going to run for president?' " recalled Cory Monteleone-Haught, who, as a high school senior in 2014, was already a fan of the Vermont senator.

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  5. Black lives, all lives matter through friendship; Clayton police have been in good hands | FeedbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Gloucester County Times

    ... between police and the residents they serve. Each day and night police officers in Clayton and throughout Gloucester County put on their uniforms and serve the public. They respond to situations involving people with mental illness and substance ...

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  6. Gloucester County residents get new pets during 'Clear the Shelters' DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Gloucester County Times

    CLAYTON - Cats and dogs alike have found new forever homes with residents of Gloucester County after the efforts of the 'Clear the Shelter' Day at the county's animal shelter. During the event on Saturday, all adoption fees were waived for cats and dogs at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter.

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  7. Plan to revive old South Jersey industrial site draws fans and fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Philly.com

    Outside a vast brownfield in Gibbstown that is home to crumbling roads, empty storage tanks, and vacant sheds, a modest brick sign points to both the gritty past and the greener prospects of Gloucester County's economy. Repauno Plant shout its bold, stainless steel letters.

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  8. Santa visits The Arc during Camp Sun N' Fun Christmas in July eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | NJ.com

    ... Fire Department, who drove Santa to the event, The Stephanie B. Furrer Foundation, United Way of Gloucester County and Exxon Mobile, to name a few. The campers participated in many activities throughout the day, such as a cabin decorating contest, ...

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  9. Man wanted for skipping court on weapons chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | NJ.com

    WOODBURY - A city man is wanted by the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office for skipping court on assault and weapons charges. Jordan Herrin, 18, is facing weapons possession and aggravated assault charges stemming from a May incident in which a man was shot with a paintball gun in Westville.

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  10. Prison for man accused of burying woman alive in woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Jersey Journal

    CAMDEN - One of two men accused of burying a city woman alive in a wooded area in Gloucester County was sentenced to 25 years behind bars, according to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office. Ramon Ortiz, 59 , of Camden, pleaded guilty on June 15 to first-degree aggravated manslaughter.

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  11. Former Rowan professor died at 82 | Bob ShryockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | NJ.com

    ... was a very smart guy who had a masters degree in fine arts from Yale and chaired the trustee board at Gloucester County College (Rowan College at Gloucester County). His passions included the game of golf. He was an avid and capable player who ...

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  12. Swastika on home scrubbed away, but culprit at largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | NJ.com

    ... on the wall, Petersen simply said "someone better remove it." He's taken a similar approach to efforts in Gloucester County , where he removed graffiti from a girls' softball dugout in Wenonah and helped a prospective Eagle Scout in West Deptford ...

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  13. Police, hundreds of Gloucester County residents rally in Pitman to support copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Gloucester County Times

    PITMAN - Hundreds of citizens and members of more than a dozen Gloucester county police departments gathered in Pitman Thursday night for a rally to support police. Ballard Park in Pitman was filled with community members all there to honor victims of the recent violent crimes against police across the nation and to rally support for local law enforcement.

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  14. Girl, 15, injured in third Gloucester County pedestrian crash this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | NJ.com

    MONROE TWP. - A 15-year-old girl was injured when she was hit by a car as she was attempting to cross Corkery Lane, according to Monroe Township police.

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  15. How 2-year saga of town with no police chief has come to an endRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | The Gloucester County Times

    CLAYTON - After more than two years of oversight from the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office, the borough's police department will have their own chief again next month. Clayton Police Department Sgt.

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  16. 'Pokemon Go' Player Stuck in TreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | NBC Bay Area

    July 19, 2016: A member of Rescue Squad 1918 climbs an extension ladder to help bring a "Pokemon Go" player down from a tree inside Eglington Cemetery in Clarksboro, Gloucester County, New Jersey. First responders came to the rescue of a young woman who got stuck up a tree playing "Pokemon Go" inside a Gloucester County, New Jersey, cemetery Tuesday night.

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  17. N.J. Pokemon Go player gets stuck up a treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Philly.com

    The East Greenwich Township Fire & Rescue said it was called to Eglington Cemetery in the Gloucester County township's Clarksboro section for a rescue. Firefighters set up an extension ladder and freed both the Pokemon and the player from a large tree, according to a somewhat tongue in cheek post on the department's Facebook page.

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  18. A job you'll never get rich doing | Bob ShryockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Gloucester County Times

    ... My primary tutors were John Fox and Russ Worman. After five years in snowy Binghamton, I surfaced in Gloucester County as sports editor of the Woodbury Daily TImes. It mig ht have been my best job ever. The publisher of the Press wished me well in ...

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  19. Pokemon Go Player Gets Stuck in NJ Cemetery Tree, Calls 911Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | NBC Philadelphia

    July 19, 2016: A member of Rescue Squad 1918 climb an extension ladder to help bring a Pokemon Go player down from a tree inside Eglington Cemetery in Clarksboro, Gloucester County, New Jersey. First responders came to the rescue for a young woman who got stuck up a tree playing Pokemon Go inside a Gloucester County cemetery Tuesday night.

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  20. Remember loved ones lost to addiction at Gloucester County vigilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | NJ.com

    Gloucester County 's Addictions Task Force is asking for individuals who have lost friends or loved ones to the disease of addiction to participate in a candlelight vigil in remembrance of those lost. The vigil, being held Wednesday, Aug. 31 at James G. Atkinson Park's Millennium Plaza, will remember those who have lost their battles with addiction and "reduce the stigma of a drug related death," according to the county's Freeholders.

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