Five Ways To Treat Your Pet To A Spooky, Safe Halloween

You and your pets can enjoy a happy Halloween in cute matching costumes. by Darris Cooper, CPDT-KA (NAPSI)—It’s no secret that pets are like family—holiday traditions included.This Halloween bring your pups in on the spooky fun by decking them out in a scary cute costume and training them to be the most polite trick-or-treater on the block. From fun costumes to virtual and in-person dog training, Petco has everything a pet parent needs to make Halloween a howling good time for the whole family. Whether your family is planning to trick-or-treat or celebrate at home, here are five surefire ways... Read more →


Gwyn Parris-Atwell Honored by the Garden State Council of the Boy Scouts of America

Congrats to Jefferson Health – New Jersey’s Gwyn Parris-Atwell, DNP, FNP-BC, CEN, FAEN, who, on Monday night September 20, will be honored as the Salem County recipient of the “Distinguished Citizen of the Year” by the Garden State Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Parris-Atwell is a Nurse Practitioner with the Jefferson Occupational Health Network. As the Commander of the 166th Medical Group, she is responsible for overseeing medical operations for 1,500 Air Force service members. A resident of Alloway, NJ, and a five-year Jefferson employee, Parris-Atwell was activated to a large medical center in southern Delaware, where she... Read more →


Gwyn Parris-Atwell Honored by the Garden State Council of the Boy Scouts of America

Congrats to Jefferson Health – New Jersey’s Gwyn Parris-Atwell, DNP, FNP-BC, CEN, FAEN, who, on Monday night September 20, will be honored as the Salem County recipient of the “Distinguished Citizen of the Year” by the Garden State Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Parris-Atwell is a Nurse Practitioner with the Jefferson Occupational Health Network. As the Commander of the 166th Medical Group, she is responsible for overseeing medical operations for 1,500 Air Force service members. A resident of Alloway, NJ, and a five-year Jefferson employee, Parris-Atwell was activated to a large medical center in southern Delaware, where she... Read more →


UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL Research reveals drug targets for memory enhancement

Discovery represents significant advance in developing treatments for cognitive impairment in a broad spectrum of neurological and psychiatric disorders including Alzheimer’s by University of Bristol Newswise — Bristol-led research has identified specific drug targets within the neural circuits that encode memories, paving the way for significant advances in the treatment of a broad spectrum of brain disorders. Loss of memory is a core feature of many neurological and psychiatric disorders including Alzheimer’s disease and schizophrenia. Current treatment options for memory loss are very limited and the search for safe and effective drug therapies has, until now, had limited success. The... Read more →


Pennsylvania lawmakers consider suspended COVID-19 regulations for older adults

By Dave Fidlin | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – A number of the pandemic-induced regulations impacting Pennsylvania older adults are set to expire at month’s end. Others, however, are expected to temporarily remain in place into the foreseeable future. In other instances, officials within Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration are asking for some of the regulations put in place at the onset of COVID-19 to become permanent. The state House Aging and Older Adults Services Committee held a public hearing this week that took a wide-reaching look into the various regulations that were put in place as emergency... Read more →


Christopher Gualtieri, 48, of Franklinville, Charged with Fraud for Role in Healthcare Conspiracy

CAMDEN, N.J. – A federal grand jury today returned a five-count indictment charging a Gloucester County, New Jersey, man with defrauding his employer’s health insurance plan out of more than $4 million by submitting fraudulent claims for medically unnecessary compounded medications, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced today. Christopher Gualtieri, 48, of Franklinville, New Jersey, is charged with conspiracy to commit health care fraud and mail fraud and individual acts of mail fraud. Gualtieri was also charged with making false statements to federal agents during the investigation, as well as preparing and filling fraudulent oxycodone prescriptions. Gualtieri is scheduled... Read more →


WASHINGTON POLITICS: New Parnell Ad... Media Divides, Liberals Define​

Ohio Township, PA – Sean Parnell today launched a new campaign ad entitled “Media Divides, Liberals Define” highlighting his military and leadership experience. The ad comes as Parnell continues consolidating conservative support in the Republican primary, both across Pennsylvania and nationally. The ad can be viewed HERE or by clicking below. Below is a script of the ad: When our freedom is at stake, Pennsylvanians are the first to the fight. That's exactly why I joined the army after 9/11. I led an infantry platoon on the front lines in Afghanistan They called us the ‘Outlaw Platoon. Men of every... Read more →


Daniel W. McCarrin Jr., of Audubon, Member of Steamfitters Local Union 420, Philadelphia, PA

On September 17, 2021, of Audubon, NJ. Age 79 years. Beloved husband of 57 years to Burlyne A. McCarrin. Dear father of Daniel, III, Barry (the late Lisa) and Keith. Loving grandfather of Kevin and Sean. Brother of James McCarrin, son-in-law of Ella Reilly and brother-in-law to Suzanne Breier and Christopher (Jill) Reilly. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Dan was a member of Steamfitters Local Union 420, Philadelphia, PA and attended St. Joseph’s University earning a certificate in Industrial Relations. He was a longtime parishioner of St. Rose of Lima Church in Haddon Heights, NJ and... Read more →


Kevin R. Peters, of Bristol Township, convicted of murder in fatal DUI crash that killed man, woman

BRISTOL TOWNSHIP PA--A Bucks County jury on Friday, September 17, 2021, found a 38-year-old man guilty of two counts of third-degree murder for a high-speed drunk driving crash in December 2019 that killed a man and woman and seriously injured two others on I-95 in Bristol Township. Kevin R. Peters, of the 400 block of Stanford Road, Bristol Township, was also convicted of two counts each of involuntary manslaughter, homicide by vehicle while DUI, homicide by vehicle, aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI, aggravated assault by vehicle, aggravated assault and recklessly endangering another person. The trial began on Monday. Following... Read more →


Newark School Staffing Shakeup Continues, 15 new principals to take the helm

By Devna Bose /CHALKBEAT Newark Superintendent Roger León has filled open principal positions for the upcoming year with mostly internal hires. From left: Kyle Brown, Amy Panitch, and Rose Monteiro-Inacio. Newark Public Schools & Twitter/@AmyPanitch Newark’s newest school leaders include a dozen people who have worked their way up through the district’s ranks, the former principal of a local charter school, and an educator who is returning to the helm of one of the city’s most struggling high schools after nearly a decade. With school starting in less than a month, Newark Public Schools has announced its principal lineup for... Read more →


Baby Kenneth Dione Shaklin Jr., Age 4 Months

Baby Kenneth went home to the Lord in Heaven on September 16, 2021, at 4 months old. Beloved and cherished son of Kenneth Dione Shaklin, Sr. and Laura K. Schuler. Beloved brother of Mateo and Isabella. Adored grandson of Christopher and Dawn Schuler and Kimberly Shaklin. Beloved Godson of Cindy Tobin and Burlieght Trower. Also survived by many loving aunts and uncles. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to his visitation on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021 from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, 426 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated... Read more →


William B. "Dors" Dorsey Jr., Teacher, Basketball Coach, Camden Catholic High School Alum Class of '64

Pennsauken – Formerly of Westville, Mount Ephraim and Westmont. Age 75. William was known to all as “Dors” and was a graduate of Camden Catholic High School in 1964. He graduated from LaSalle College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education and graduated from Glassboro State University (Rowan University) with a Master’s Degree in Secondary Education. Dors taught 3 years at St. Margaret’s School in Woodbury Heights. He then taught Business at Catherine Gibbs School. Dors taught Homebound Instruction for the Camden County Educational Services in Clementon for over 20 years. He was an assistant coach at Haddonfield High School... Read more →


Leona Ann Eksterowicz, of Brooklawn age 62

Leona Ann Eksterowicz, passed away peacefully on September 15, 2021. She was 62 years old. Leona was born in Oklahoma City on September 2, 1959, before spending most of her childhood in Willingboro, NJ. She resided in Maple Shade, NJ for many years before moving to Brooklawn, NJ in 2012. Leona enjoyed a career as a restaurant server for 45 years. Leona is survived by her son, Brian Eksterowicz, her loving partner, Frank Canzanese, her siblings, Kathrin Capizola, Charles Vester, and Vivian Vester. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends, who will remember her generosity, loyalty, kindness,... Read more →


Lebanon Valley College Enrolled 487 First-Year Students, Included in that Number are 9 NJ Residents

ANNVILLE, PA (09/17/2021)-- LVC is proud to announce its largest first-year class in history. The 487 new students surpassed the 478 new enrollees in 2019. Aside from last years' COVID-affected enrollment across the country, LVC has welcomed record classes of new enrollees in four of the past five years. Local students include: Cheyenne Wilk of Burlington (08016), a graduate of Burlington Township High School, who is planning to pursue a degree in biochemistry and molecular ciology. Lucey Walton of Medford (08055), a graduate of Shawnee High School, who is planning to pursue a degree in creative writing. Madison Ayers of... Read more →


Domestic Violence Suspect Arrested in Rahway Following High Speed Chase on Garden State Parkway

image courtesy of Flicker Lower Township, NJ - On September 17, 2021, Cape May County Dispatch received a 911 call from a female on Lincoln Blvd stating that her husband drove off with her three children in a black Chevrolet Tahoe bearing a Pennsylvania license plate. As dispatchers gathered more information from the female it was learned that all of the children were under the age of five years old and that the driver may possibly have a handgun in his possession. Lower Township Patrol Officers began searching the area and located the vehicle within minutes on Seashore Road. A... Read more →


Annual Paws for the Cause Dog Walk in-person* on Sunday, October 3

Dear William, Fox Chase Cancer Center will proudly host the 22nd Annual Paws for the Cause Dog Walk in-person* on Sunday, October 3, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Registration is open and available here! Peyton Cleary (CNBNews photo) It's not too late to join in! Bring your canine companion and join us for a one-mile walk around the Fox Chase campus to raise much-needed funds for cancer research at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Don’t miss this amazing event featuring food, music, entertainment for children, raffles, contests and prizes, and more. A variety of vendors and animal rescue organizations will... Read more →


*Take Charge of your Health; Men's Health Fair 9-25-21

Take charge of your health. CAMcare Health Corporation and the Burlington-Camden chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Inc. are teaming up for a discussion about men’s health. For more information visit www.camcare.net. Read more →


Delaware River Festival Returns Sept. 24 to Oct. 3

WILMINGTON — It’s official! We are one month out from the 2021 Delaware River Festival. The Delaware River Festival returns Sept. 24 to Oct. 3 with an exciting hybrid of online and in-person activities in Philadelphia and Camden, New Jersey. Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE), in conjunction with the Philadelphia Water Department, the Center for Aquatic Sciences, the Independence Seaport Museum, Camden County Parks, and others, are proud to bring you this amazing week of fun and educational things to do. We’ll have paddling events, nature walks, kite flying, online storybook readings, animal presentations, sponsored evenings at Evil Genius... Read more →


The Unsolved Murder of a Sicklerville Man Killed in Camden City on January 28

Camden City, N.J. – The latest edition of “CBS 3 Mysteries” featured the unsolved murder of a man in Camden earlier this year. Reporter Joe Holden interviewed Detective Brad Redrow with the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit about the death of Santino Thomas, 28, of Sicklerville. Holden also spoke with the victim’s mother, Michelle Wilson. “He was a family person. He loved his kids, he loved me, of course. He loved his brothers, his sisters. He used to play a lot of jokes and be silly. He was a very caring person. Everybody loved him,” Wilson told Holden. Watch... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Federal Assistance After Hurricane Ida Tops $23.5 Million

Trenton, NJ – More than $23.5 million in federal assistance has been approved for New Jersey survivors of Hurricane Ida two weeks after landfall. More than 42,000 News Jersey residents have registered for FEMA assistance. FEMA has approved more than $11.7 million to more than 2,700 families in New Jersey including: More than $10.8 million in Housing Assistance grants for repairs to primary residences or for rental of temporary housing. More than $950,000 for grants to repair or replace damaged personal property or to pay for disaster-related necessary expenses and other serious needs. Other assistance provided also includes: More than... Read more →


Survivors Who Are Not U.S. Citizens Could Be Eligible for Disaster Assistance

Survivors of Tropical Storm Ida, including those who are not U.S. citizens, may be eligible for disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Residents of any of the designated New Jersey counties for FEMA’s Individuals and Households Assistance Program – Bergen, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset and Union counties – are encouraged to apply for assistance by going online at disasterassistance.gov or by calling 800-621-3362 (TTY: 800-462-7585). Help might be available to non-citizen nationals and qualified aliens. Their status will not be jeopardized by requesting disaster assistance. A “qualified alien” generally includes: Individuals who are... Read more →


*Gloucester City Public Works Superintendent Advises Residents of Stricter Recyclable Rules

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 2, 2021)--Alex Tedesco, Superintendent of the Gloucester City Department of Public Works recently released a statement pertaining to the update of the city's recycling program. Tedesco said in a prepared statement, "The FCR Recycling in Camden City, the Recycling Collection Center for all communities in Camden County is now carefully inspecting recycling products being delivered to their facility for contaminated, non-recyclable products within the recycling stream. When identified the FCR refuses to accept the material. Which means full-truckloads of partially contaminated recyclable materials are sent back to the Public Works Department and city employees must hand... Read more →


*Attention Burlington County Residents! Volunteers Needed

Burlington County is looking to grow its Domestic Violence Response Teams. These teams consist of volunteers who work with Providence House, Domestic Violence Services, and local police departments to help people who experience domestic violence by empowering and advocating for victims. Gloucestercitynews.net files If you would like to volunteer please contact: Amy Baum, DVRT Coordinator Providence House, Burlington Phone: 856-904-4344 E-mail: abaum@cctrenton.org Address/Location Township of Moorestown Police Department 1245 N Church St Moorestown, NJ 08057 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-234-8300 Read more →


*Fox Chase Paws for the Cause 2021

Fox Chase Cancer Center will host the 22nd Annual Paws for the Cause dog walk on Sunday, October 3, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Peyton, Me and Bella ...Come Join Us In addition to a one-mile walk around the Fox Chase campus, participants will enjoy food, music, entertainment for children, raffles, contests and prizes, and more. A variety of vendors and animal rescue organizations also will be on hand on the day of the event. Since its first year, Paws for the Cause has raised more than $600,000 for cancer research at Fox Chase. If you are interested... Read more →