Salem County, NJ


South Jersey Marine recruit, 19, dies after 54-hour final test

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 19-year-old Marine Corps recruit from South Jersey who died during a strenuous training exercise. Pfc. Dalton Beals of Pennsville, Salem County, died Friday during the final test of a 13-week training course in Parris Island, South Carolina. The test, called the Crucible, is a grueling 54-hour training exercise.
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Marine recruit dies during grueling boot camp phase dubbed ‘The Crucible’

A US Marines recruit from South Jersey who was set to graduate from boot camp in a few days died during a grueling 54-hour rite of passage known as “The Crucible.”. Pfc. Dalton Beals, of Pennsville in Salem County, died Friday during the culminating event at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, the Daily Voice reported.
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Salem County Brass Society trumpets its latest scholarship winner

The Salem County Brass Society has announced that Jasmine V. Dickson, a trumpet player from Clearview Regional High School, has been awarded its 2021 scholarship. Normally presented during the society’s annual spring concert, which did not happen this year because of COVID-19, the scholarship is given to a graduating senior in any music discipline from Salem, Gloucester or Cumberland county who plans to attend college in the fall as a music major. Dickson will be attending Boston Conservatory in the fall as a performance major.
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Marine From NJ Dies During Grueling 'Crucible' Training

A Marine recruit from South Jersey died during the "Crucible" training event at the boot camp in South Carolina. Dalton Beals, 18, of Pennsville in Salem County, died Friday and was set to graduate on June 18. The Crucible is the final test during marine training and is a 54-hour...

Salem County Marine Corps recruit dies in training accident

A Marine Corps recruit from Salem County has died during the final challenge of his military training. Private First Class Dalton Beals lost his life during a 54-hour ordeal known as The Crucible, according to a statement from the Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, South Carolina. It offered...
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Man who says he was sexually abused as a Boy Scout in N.J. 50 years ago sues

A man who says he was sexually abused by a Boy Scouts leader 50 years ago while growing up in New Jersey has sued the organization. Joseph Hearst alleges Jeffrey Coles sexually abused him when he was 12 and 13 years of age in 1970 and 1971 and forced Hearst to engage in sexual activity with other Boy Scouts while on camping trips and at Boy Scouts camp.