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Gloucester County Newswire

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  1. Everyone wants to do something about school funding but will they?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... to create a special committee that will conduct hearings around the state, starting Jan. 27 in Woolwich in Gloucester County. "Seventy percent of districts today are getting less money than they were in 2010. So that's a priority. That is a direct ...


  2. VSP respond to vehicle accident in Gloucester CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Thousands of people are showing up for a rally in suburban Detroit where U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders will speak in support


  3. Former BC President DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | The Daily News-Record

    ... He is survived by his sons, Greg Geisert of Keezletown, Brad Geisert of Lynchburg and Todd Geisert of Gloucester County. "He enjoyed repairing things and seeing how things worked," said Greg Geisert, 68. "And I guess I followed in his footsteps." In ...


  4. Anti-trans briefs filed before Supreme Court in bathroom caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Washington Blade

    Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to accept the case of a transgender student in Virginia seeking to use the restroom consistent with his gender identity, anti-trans briefs are piling up before justices urging a ruling against him. The briefs were filed in litigation initiated by Gavin Grimm, who was denied access to the restroom consistent with his gender identity at Gloucester County Schools and asserted Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 guarantees him access to the boys' room.


  5. Transgender Case Goes to Supreme CourtRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Christian Newswire

    Gloucester County School Board. This is the first time that the Court has addressed the question of whether laws protecting against sex discrimination in education are applicable to "gender identity."


  6. You can't miss the new Pureland Community ShuttleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 |

    Michael Gower, executive director of the United Way of Gloucester County, stated that "It has been an amazing 18 months since the launch of the Pureland East-West Community Shuttle." The program started in June 2015 when the United Way of Gloucester County received a grant from the Pascale Sykes Foundation, as part of a collaborative effort with several community-service partners.


  7. Business Notes: Jan. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 7 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Miller's Septic Service and Jim Miller Construction held a food drive from Oct. 1 to Nov. 30 for Gloucester County residents. The two companies received over 670 pounds of food and household items.


  8. Sweeney: To hold down property taxes, N.J. towns must share services | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 |

    ... governments -- which I proved can save significant tax dollars while serving as freeholder-director in Gloucester County. The Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee last month approved my legislation that would implement a "carrot and stick" ...


  9. Overnight apartment fire probed as 50 residents evacuatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 8 | The Jersey Journal

    GLOUCESTER TWP. -- The three-alarm fire at a Blackwood apartment complex forced the evacuation of about 50 residents, township police said Sunday morning.


  10. Billy Stafford arrested, charged with identity theft and fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | WTVR Richmond

    ... entity theft, credit card fraud, and larceny of a credit card. He also had several outstanding warrants in Gloucester County.


  11. The year N.J. colleges upped the competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 |

    ... beyond associate's degrees. "Status quo is the enemy," said Fred Keating, president of Rowan College at Gloucester County, the community college there. "So if you want to hold on and put your seat belt on and try to ride this out, I don't see any ...


  12. Gloucester County creates domestic violence review team after 2 deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 | Powhatan Today

    The Daily Press reports the team in Gloucester County will try to reduce fatalities whether they're homicides or suicides. In two separate incidents in 2016, two men killed themselves after attacking their wives.


  13. Gloucester taking nominations for business awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Nominations are being accepted in five categories: small business; nonprofit organization; best new business; the LOVE Gloucester awards; and professional of the year. Nominees must be either a business located in Gloucester County or a business outside of the county that is a member of the Gloucester chamber, according to a news release from the chamber.


  14. Gloucester teen dies from injuries sustained in Christmas Day crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 2 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A Gloucester County teen has died from injuries she sustained in a crash on Christmas Day, said Virginia State Police in a news release Monday Police said Brianna N. Sulc, 19, was driving a 1999 Honda Civic east on Route 14 in King & Queen County when another vehicle struck hers head-on.


  15. Transgender teen does not regret pressing landmark court caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 24 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... treatment at school," he said in a statement. Why you know him: Gavin Grimm is the transgender Gloucester County teenager whose lawsuit against the county's School Board for the right to use the boys' restroom in his high school soon will be heard ...


  16. William Dodds Highland Local School District Shawn Winkelfoos Board...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | FindLaw

    ... girls' restroom for over six weeks, which has greatly alleviated her distress, differentiate her case from Gloucester County. Permitting Highland to again single her out, and disrupt the status quo, is distinct from the stay granted in Gloucester ...


  17. 4 juvenile suspects identified in vandalized Christmas displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 21 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... about alternative energy sources. Students on Dec. 11 found the display in pieces, with parts missing. The Gloucester County Sheriff's Office said on Facebook Wednesday that four juveniles had been identified thanks to tips they received. Two of the ... 1 comment

  18. Noisy couple banned from Tredworth for the next six months 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | This is Gloucestershire

    ... costs to Gloucester City Council which brought the case against them. Gloucester City Council attended Gloucester County Court on November 3, 2016, to prove that Gazi and Karchnakova were in breach of a civil injunction obtained on January 28. The ...


  19. Stafford High transgender senior speaks out on canceled yearbook profileRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 |

    ... a staff or boys' restroom. The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a similar case involving a student in Gloucester County. Nathan said staff told him this week that the newspaper editorial was a compromise-but he didn't know that before, he said. ... 1 comment

  20. Tyran Robert Williams. Courtesy: Gloucester County Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... of dressing up rookies as Wonder Woman, Hooters Girls and Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders is now banned. GLOUCESTER COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) - A Newport News man is facing charges after allegedly exposing himself to a 7-Eleven clerk Monday morning in ... 1 comment