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January 3, 2019

Lebanon Valley College Congratulates New Jersey Students on Dean's List

ANNVILLE, PA (01/03/2019)-- Lebanon Valley College congratulates nearly 700 students named to the Dean's List for the fall 2018 semester. Dean's list students must maintain a GPA of at least 3.4 out of 4.0. Local students include: Brandon Seigel of Turnersville (08012), a graduate of Washington Township High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in psychology Casey Burke of Bridgeton (08302), a graduate of Cumberland Regional High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in exercise science and communication sciences and disorders Catherine Lacovara... Read more →


3,778 patients in New Jersey and New York have received letters from HealthPlus Surgery Center in Saddle Brook. Over Christmas, the center notified patients treated between Jan. 1 and Sept. 7 that they might have been exposed to HIV or Hepatitis B and C. In a news conference Wednesday, patients questioned why the center is handling their tests (rather than their doctors), and a lawyer said some patients haven't been notified at all. (North Jersey Record) HOMICIDES IN PATERSON FALL BY 50 PERCENT IN 2018... Read more →

TRAFFIC ALERT: I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to be closed and detoured overnight

CNBNEWS GRAPHICS FILE Detour in place for milling and paving (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced an overnight closure of I-295 southbound where it splits at Exit 26/I-76 westbound for milling and paving work as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 10 p.m., Friday, January 4, until 6 a.m. the next day, Saturday, January 5, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., will close I-295 southbound to Route 42 southbound, also known as Al-Jo’s Curve, for milling... Read more →

College Professor explains changing market conditions leading up to GM Plant Closures

(Indiana)(December 2018)--General Motors on Nov. 26 announced plans to close five manufacturing sites and consolidate production in North America and eliminate an estimated 14,000 white collar and blue-collar jobs. Rodney Parker, (photo) associate professor of operations management at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, said the announcement reflects several new realities for GM. “First, it reflects the ongoing shift of consumers preferences from cars to SUVS and pickups. The announcement to discontinue several cars models and focus more on trucks mirrors Ford’s announcement in April... Read more →

Kraft Hockeyville™ USA and the NHL/NHLPA Looking for the Most Spirited Hockey Towns

Nominations are open to name one U.S. community Kraft Hockeyville™ USA 2019 Kraft Heinz will award winning community the opportunity to host an NHL Pre-Season Game and $150,000 in rink upgrades PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nominations are officially open for the fifth year of KraftHockeyville™ USA. Together with the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) and National Hockey League (NHL), Kraft Heinz is on a mission to find America’s most spirited and enthusiastic hockey communities for their chance to compete for the opportunity to host an... Read more →

Make Taking Care of Your Brain Your New Year’s Resolution

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America offers tips to promote good brain health and healthy aging in 2019 Newswise — NEW YORK (December 2018) — With people worldwide getting their New Year’s resolutions ready, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is encouraging individuals to take 10 steps to promote good brain health and healthy aging in 2019. “Taking care of your brain is a New Year’s resolution that everyone should make and, more importantly, keep,” said Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr., AFA’s President and CEO. “Just as we... Read more →

Philadelphia Happenings and Events

photo provided Rent the Rothman Orthopaedics Cabin in Dilworth Park - The coolest place to host your winter event! Looking for a place to host your special event? With its heated space indoors, fire pits outdoors and City Hall as an iconic backdrop, the Rothman Orthopaedics Cabin is perfect for corporate events, cocktail parties, team building exercises or fundraisers. For more information, visit DilworthPark.org or to book your special event, contact Venue Sales Specialist Sarah Anello at rentals@centercityphila.org or 215.440.5507. Free in February presented by... Read more →

The Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey Receives $30,000 Grant

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (January 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--The Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey has received a grant in the amount of $30,000 from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey for its Pediatric Asthma Prevention Program. This grant from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey will enable Hispanic Family Center to continue the organization’s important work of improving the health and wellness of Camden’s youth who suffer from chronic asthma. The program more commonly referred to as PAPP, educates families about asthma, its symptoms and common triggers.... Read more →

Kutztown University Featured as One of the Best Value Sports Management Programs

KUTZTOWN, PA (01/02/2019) Kutztown University's sport management program was recently recognized by Value Colleges and ranked No. 4 in their listing of the Top 25 Best Value Sports Management Degrees for 2019. KU offers a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management that dives deep into both the business and managerial aspects of the field as well as the sports-related focus. Students develop an analysis of ethics and professionalism that include a global awareness and diversity. Critical thinking skills, oral and written communication and quantitative analysis... Read more →

Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club to Honor Six Players At Captain's Day

Judge, Tarte, Regan, Gibson, Gordon & Cartwright-Atkins in the Spotlight The Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club has announced names of the six players to be honored at the first meeting of the season (Captain’s Day) (Wednesday, January 16th) at the Crowne Plaza, Route 70 and Cuthbert Blvd., Cherry Hill starting at 11:30 A.M. Tyson Judge (Paul VI), Ethan Tarte (Camden), Connor Regan (Gloucester Catholic), Carl Gibson (Cherry Hill East) Jayvon Gordon (Delsea) and Nick Cartwright-Atkins (Moorestown) will be honored. Coach Matt Goldsmith (The College of... Read more →