60 % of High School Student Athletes Suffer Dental Injuries

School Days Mean Back To Mouthguards For Student-Athletes Use of mouthguards is recommended for many sports, including football, hockey, and lacrosse. (NAPSI)—Up to 60 percent of student-athletes will experience a sports-related dental injury and some 30 percent of all sports injuries are related to the mouth and teeth, making mouthguards an important part of school equipment for those who play sports. While mouthguards are often mandated for football, hockey and lacrosse, facial injuries are common in other sports and activities as well, including basketball, baseball, skateboarding, and bicycling. More on mouthguards So, what are they? A mouthguard is a polymer... Read more →


Beware of Holiday Scams

Be merry but do not be scammed Christmas is a time for family, friends, and gift-giving, but sadly, there are scammers looking to ruin your holiday fun by trying to make you their next target. “We want everyone to have a happy holiday season, but we also need to be on alert for scams and warn residents of their tactics,” said Director Robert M. Damminger. Holiday scams are often variations of the scams that occur throughout the year. However, with the hectic and rushed activity around the holidays and with more people buying online, especially those who are not internet... Read more →


Mt Laurel, Home of New Vaccine Mega-Site

New COVID-19 Vaccine Mega-Site to Open Dec. 7 in Mount Laurel Center will serve a range of people – from newly eligible children to adults needing booster doses or first shots – in time for many holiday gatherings (MOUNT LAUREL, N.J.---Dec. 2, 2021) A new version of the Burlington County COVID-19 Vaccine Mega-Site will open on December 7 in Mount Laurel. The new site, inside a former A.C. Moore store, will respond to widening vaccination eligibility – including children ages 5 to 11 and those who qualify for booster shots. Located at East Gate Square shopping center on Nixon Drive,... Read more →


Hip-Hip-HOORAY! Angel Found A Forever Home

GCAS Adopts Longest Resident- Angel! Pictured: Deputy Director Frank J. DiMarco, Commissioner Jim Jefferson and Commissioner Heather Simmons with Angel and his new owners, Shantel Cox and Hailey Morgan. The Gloucester County Animal Shelter has found their longest resident­ their forever home! Angel, a 5-year-old dog Argentino, has found the family for him! Angel is the longest resident at the shelter for 189 days. “Angel was surrendered to GCAS because his owner was unable to care for him. The shelter has been his home for half a year and we are so happy to see him find his forever home,”... Read more →


Consumer Tips: How to Ship Holiday Gifts

(NAPSI)—Sending gifts to friends and family and getting them there intact can be easy, if you know how. Fortunately, the United States Postal Service does and offers these helpful tips: •To ensure items arrive safely, leave space for extra cushioning inside the package. Stuff glass and fragile, hollow items, such as vases, with newspaper or packing material to avoid damage. Mailing a framed photo? Remove the glass and wrap it separately. Items powered by dry-cell batteries may turn on during handling and make noises or emit light. Make sure the device is turned off or package the batteries separately, preferably... Read more →


CNBNews Pet Tips: Managing Pet Anxiety Amid Transitioning Routines

by Darris Cooper, CPDT-KA (NAPSI)—As students return to in-person learning and pet parents gradually begin to spend more time outside the house, pets around the country are having to adapt to new daily routines, adjust to more time alone and navigate more frequent social interactions. Pets thrive on predictability, so it’s not uncommon to see them exhibit anxious or destructive behaviors when their routines shift dramatically. Fortunately, there are many resources and tools available to help pet parents make this transition as seamless as possible for their furry family members. To support your pets’ mental health as they adjust to... Read more →


DEP LAUNCHES WILDLIFE SUPPORTER PROGRAM

TO HELP CONSERVE AND ENHANCE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS STATEWIDE TRENTON -- Nature enthusiasts can help protect habitats and the wildlife that depend on them through a new Department of Environmental Protection Wildlife Supporter program directing contributions to conservation and education efforts across New Jersey’s 122 Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs), Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced. The new program will create the opportunity to donate to a dedicated conservation fund, which will directly benefit outdoor initiatives, including hiking, birding, boating and wildlife viewing that are available at New Jersey’s WMAs. “DEP land managers, biologists and conservationists manage more than 358,000 acres of... Read more →


Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Holiday Campaign

NEW JERSEY – With the winter holidays underway, Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck and the Division of Highway Traffic Safety are reminding motorists to stay sober behind the wheel as New Jersey prepares to launch its annual traffic safety enforcement campaign targeting impaired driving during the busy holiday travel season. Starting Friday, law enforcement officers throughout New Jersey will begin stepping up traffic patrols and conducting sobriety checkpoints statewide as part of the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” holiday campaign, which runs through January 1, 2022. New Jersey’s crackdown on impaired driving is part of a nationwide effort... Read more →


Anjuli Ramos-Busot Named Director of the New Jersey Chapter of the Sierra Club

TRENTON, NJ -- The New Jersey Chapter of the Sierra Club announces the appointment of Anjuli Ramos-Busot as the chapter’s new director. Before taking this position, Ramos-Busot worked for the NJ Department of Environmental Protection as a climate change research scientist and air quality specialist. “I am honored to be appointed to lead the New Jersey Chapter of the Sierra Club. New Jersey is a small state, but one with so much environmental beauty. We are also very unique because of our densely populated nature, which puts us in a very susceptible position when dealing with pollution. Even “small pollution”... Read more →


“Pericles, Prince of Tyre”

CAMDEN, N.J. — With the spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, the pandemic will continue to test people’s resolve in the face of great adversity and loss. Theater enthusiasts looking for respite will soon find a poignant parallel – and a moment to reflect on these challenges – with the Rutgers University–Camden production of what might be the perfect pandemic-era play. The Department of Visual, Media, and Performing Arts will present “Pericles, Prince of Tyre” – one of William Shakespeare’s rarely performed romances – from Thursday, December 9 to Sunday, December 11 in the Walter K. Gordon Theater on the... Read more →


DHS Update Regarding the Investigation of Horse Patrol Activity in Del Rio, Texas

WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) provides this update regarding the investigation of horse patrol activity in Del Rio, Texas on September 19, 2021. The activity under investigation, which was captured in photographs and video that circulated nationwide, occurred during the large gathering of Haitian and other migrants near the International Bridge. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) initially referred the investigation to DHS’s Office of Inspector General (OIG). The OIG declined to investigate and referred the matter back to CBP’s Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR). OPR then immediately commenced investigative work, including its review of videos and... Read more →


Where is the Money Promised for Schools?

Congress set aside $800 million to help homeless students. Months later, many schools are still waiting for aid. Kalyn Belsha, Chalkbeat Dec 3, 7:00am EST When Rebeka Beach’s phone rings, it’s often a cry for help. One evening last week, the call came from a Cincinnati mother of five school-aged kids. Unable to find an apartment that would take her subsidized rental voucher, she had bounced between motels and shelters since May. But on this night, the shelters were full, and the family didn’t have money for a hotel. They’d been sleeping in her truck and needed help. Beach quickly... Read more →


Rutgers Dedicates Iconic Building to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ginsburg’s daughter, Jane Ginsburg, joined Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway and university leaders at the dedication ceremony. Rutgers University dedicated 15 Washington Street as Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hall in honor of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice, who taught at Rutgers Law School from 1963 to 1972. From left to right: Rutgers Law School Interim Co-Dean Rose Cuison-Villazor; Rutgers Law Professor Suzanne Kim; Chair of the Rutgers Board of Governors, Mark Angelson; Rutgers University-Newark Chancellor Nancy Cantor; Frank Hundley, member of the Rutgers Board of Governors; Columbia Law Professor Jane Ginsburg, Rutgers University President Jonathan Holloway; and Sherri-Ann Butterfield, Executive Vice... Read more →


Durr calls for immediate investigation into nursing home deaths  

Suddenly The DCCC Cares About “Basic Public Safety Measures” LOGAN TOWNSHIP – State Senator-Elect Ed Durr today said that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) picked a convenient time to start caring about basic public safety measures. At issue is a spokesman for the DCCC yesterday who chose to attack state Senator Tom Kean, Jr for supporting a legal challenge filed by Republicans to stop a policy designed to restrict access to the State House by the public and legislators. The DCCC spokesman, in a statement, said, “Over 28,000 New Jerseyans have tragically lost their lives from COVID and Tom... Read more →


USPS Operation Santa

Be An Elf offers support for families in real need, and to volunteers who wish to adopt their sad letters to Santa. LOS ANGELES, Nov. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The USPS has just begun reading letters to Santa, looking for letters from families who need assistance with Christmas this year. Some ask Santa for "new shoes" or "a warm coat," sending a signal that this is a family in need. Postal elves upload the letters to USPSoperationsanta.com and anyone wishing to volunteer at Christmas may adopt the sad letters from home, starting November 29th. Later volunteer elves can mail their... Read more →


Blackwood Fire Co. Christmas Parade Saturday

Parade Route BLACKWOOD, NJ (December 3, 2021)--Saturday the Blackwood Fire Company Christmas Parade will be occurring today in Downtown Blackwood. The parade begins at 6:00 pm and ends at approximately 8:00 pm. During the parade, the Black Horse Pike will be closed in both directions between Church Street and Davistown Road. Davistown Rd will also be closed between Black Horse Pike and Argyle Ave. Heavy pedestrian traffic is expected in the area of the Black Horse Pike therefore drivers are advised to use caution when in the area and to expect minor delays. The detour route is East Church St.... Read more →


Winslow Township Police Department Locks Down Schools Friday, As a Precaution

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, NJ (December 3, 2021)--Today, Friday, at approximately 2:20 PM, Winslow Twp. Police received a report that a male was riding a bicycle on Coopers Folly Road in the area of Winslow Twp. High School. The caller reported that the male appeared to be carrying a handgun. Winslow Twp. Police Officers swiftly responded to the scene. Acting in an overabundance of caution, the Winslow Twp. High School, Middle School, and Board of Education Buildings were all placed in a Lockout status. The subject was located in an area neighborhood and investigation revealed that he was not in possession of... Read more →


WATCH THE SOLAR ECLIPSE LIVE FROM ANTARCTICA WITH LINDBLAD EXPEDITIONS

Following the exhilarating success of the first live broadcast from a passenger vessel in Antarctica, Lindblad Expeditions is set for another live streaming feat this week – going live from one of their newest polar vessel's broadcast centers during the total solar eclipse on December 4, 2021. During their stream, their recognized experts will educate viewers about the eclipse, what's happening in nature during the phenomenon, and how to safely view one in the future. In the event the conditions are clear enough to view the eclipse, their shipboard photographers will capture and share some of the world’s first professional... Read more →


Moorestown Police Issues No Parking for Saturday's Lions Holiday Parade

Traffic Alert Main St. in the business district, Chester Ave., and S. Church St. will be closed this Saturday 12/4/21 from 11am-2pm for the annual Lions Holiday Parade that kicks off at 12pm. No Parking will be permitted on Main St. between Chester Ave. and Church St. 11 am - 2pm. Expect traffic delays in the area during the event. Please slow down and watch for pedestrians in the roadways. The Moorestown Business Association CandleLight Stroll will also take place on Saturday 12/4/21 from 2pm - 6pm. Main St. in the business district will be open to traffic. Please slow... Read more →


A Little Boy in Illinois Receives the Best Gift -- A New Kidney from Mommy

This Family Just Welcomed a New Baby … What a Year to Remember! December 1, 2021 -- December is the month when many focus on gifts. For an Illinois transplant family, December is the month to celebrate the ultimate gift -- the gift of life. This family’s four-year-old is able to enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season this year thanks to receiving one of his mommy’s kidneys and a second chance at life. For the Bells it is a very different December than five years ago when this family received a devastating, in utero diagnosis about their... Read more →


WHAT'S HAPPENING!!!!

++++++ RUMMAGE SALE December 4, Saturday 10-2 Faith , Friends,Food Our Mission is to Honor God and Serve Our Neighbors Join us for an afternoon with members of our congregation. Shop for yourself or that special someone for Christmas. Grab a bite to eat and take home a bake good at prices you’ve seen back in the day. +++++ Saint Nick’s Workshop We invite you to the North Pole to visit with Saint Nick and visit his wood workshop. There is no charge, we only ask that you make a donation to the Children’s Christmas Fund in memory of Helen... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Once Again Domestic Violence Call Because Deadly; Alabama Sheriff Nicholson, Shot and Killed

Reserve Deputy Sheriff Madison "Skip" Nicholson Wilcox County Sheriff's Office, Alabama End of Watch Wednesday, December 1, 2021 Reserve Deputy Sheriff Skip Nicholson was shot and killed while he and the chief deputy responded to a domestic disturbance call on Shamburger Road in Yellow Bluff at about 5:00 pm. A woman had reported that her estranged husband had threatened to kill her and had left to retrieve a firearm. As Deputy Nicholson and the chief deputy arrived at the home they encountered the man, who opened fire and shot both deputies. Despite being wounded, the chief deputy returned fire and... Read more →


Register for GTPD Citizen's Police Academy

Sign up today for the Gloucester Township Police Citizen's Police Academy! Learn more about your Police Department and the people behind the badge during our FREE 10-week course for any Gloucester Township resident 16 years of age or older- fill out your application today! The course begins January 20, 2022, and the classes will be on Thursday evenings from 6:30 PM to approximately 8:30 PM. The course will include an overview of the Police Department and the Administration, Police Communications, Special Operations, Criminal Investigations, Traffic Safety, K9, Special Response Team, Crime Scene Unit and much more. Also, all attendees of... Read more →


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