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April 11, 2019

36-Count Indictment Filed against Lawyer Avenatti

36-Count Indictment also Alleges Tax Fraud, Bank Fraud and Bankruptcy Fraud LOS ANGELES – A federal grand jury indictment filed late Wednesday charges high-profile attorney Michael Avenatti with a host of fraud and tax offenses that allege, among other things, that he stole millions of dollars from clients and millions of dollars of employment taxes that his coffee company should have paid to the Internal Revenue Service. The 36-count indictment, which was returned by a grand jury in Santa Ana, outlines four areas of criminal... Read more →


The Albert J. Carino Boys Basketball Club put the wraps on another outstanding with the presentation of the coveted Coach-of-the-Year Award presented to Coach Frank Rago of Clayton High School. Clayton won its first South Jersey Championship since 1980. The All-South Jersey teams were recognized: Mike Holloway Jr., Schalick High School and Fairleigh Dickinson University was named the Sam Strauss Memorial Award recipient as the Major College Player-of-the-Year and was introduced by Coach Greg Herenda (FDU). The Small College Players-of-the-Year from Rowan University and formerly... Read more →

Trenton Drug Dealer Charged with Causing the Death of Customer

Pemberton Township dealer indicted on same charge Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Burlington Township Public Safety Director Bruce Painter announced that a Trenton drug dealer was arrested yesterday on charges of causing the death of a customer by supplying the fentanyl-laced heroin that led to her fatal overdose late last year. Daquan Marshall, 28, (left photo) of the Kingsbury Twin Towers Apartments, was charged with one count of Strict Liability for Drug-Induced Death (First Degree). Marshall originally faced drug distribution charges, but the offense... Read more →

One NY Lottery Player Wins $1,000 a Week

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (April 9, 2019) – One New York Lottery CASH4LIFE ticket matched the five white balls drawn for the Monday, April 8th drawing winning the $1,000 a week for life second prize. In addition, two lucky ticketholders won $2,500 by matching four out of five white balls and the Cash Ball drawn. One of those players added the DOUBLER feature doubling the prize to $5,000. Moreover, 23,102 other players won $119,055 in cash prizes ranging from $2 to... Read more →

Logan Twp. Railroad-crossing repairs begin Friday

Necessary safety work will require road closure and detours (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a railroad crossing rehabilitation project that will require the closure and detour of Pedricktown Road for about five days, starting tomorrow in Logan, Gloucester County. Beginning at 7:00 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, April 12, until 7 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, the two-way traffic on Pedricktown Road is scheduled to be closed and detoured at the railroad crossing between High Hill Road/CR662 and Veterans Drive for work... Read more →

SJ Food Bank Hosts “Hunger Games”

Corporate Teams Cook and Compete to Support FBSJ’s Child Hunger Relief Programs Pennsauken, NJ – April 10, 2019 – See what’s cooking at the Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) as they host their annual Food Bank Hunger Games on Wednesday, April 24 from 5:30-9 p.m. at their Pennsauken headquarters. The event – an entertaining cooking competition and LIVE show - benefits FBSJ’s children’s programs, which work to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry by providing meals and snacks to needy children on... Read more →

Marijuana for Morning Sickness?

It’s Not Great for Baby’s Brain Study pinpoints how pot exposure during pregnancy can lead to problems with behavior and memory Newswise — Orlando, Fla. (April 9, 2019) – With a growing number of states legalizing recreational or medical marijuana, more women are using the drug during pregnancy, in part due to its reported ability to relieve morning sickness. A new study, conducted in rats, sheds light on how cannabis exposure affects the brain of a developing fetus. Previous research has shown children born to... Read more →

One NJ Lottery Ticket Wins $50,000

Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $101,000,000 TRENTON (April 11, 2019) – There was one New Jersey Lottery ticket sold that matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Wednesday, April 10th drawing winning the $50,000 third-tier prize. The winning ticket from Wednesday night’s drawing was sold at Clinton News, 31 Clinton St., Newark in Essex County. The winning numbers for the Wednesday, April 10th drawing were: 12, 21, 23, 39 and 67. The Red Power Ball number was 06. The Multiplier... Read more →

Your Help Needed: Shoplifting, Lowes

Gloucester Township Police Eye Watch Video: Gloucester Township Police Eye Watch- Shoplifting Lowes Store: The pictured male and female stole $1000 worth of gift cards. The same suspects attempted the same theft at the Target store next to Lowes, but were unsuccessful. The suspects were seen leaving in an unknown SUV. If you can identify the suspects in the video and photos call the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500, or call our GTPD Anonymous Tip Line: 856-842-5560. To send an Anonymous Tip via Text... Read more →

Credit Card Considerations: 8 Reasons Why Credit Cards Are Good to Have

While much has been made of the western world becoming a cashless society, some experts argue that it's a long con put on by financial companies. While this isn't the best argument for why credit cards are good for everyone, it's not a terrible one either. Cash is falling out of favor and if you don't at least have a backup plan, you risk falling behind. Here are five reasons why you need a credit card in your life. 1. Travel Is Hard Without One... Read more →

Seven People Charged In New Jersey Massive Health Care Fraud

Scheme Involving Telemedicine And Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Hundreds of Thousands of Elderly and/or Disabled Patients Nationwide and Abroad Lured into Criminal Scheme to Bilk Medicare NEWARK, N.J. – One of the largest health care fraud schemes investigated by the FBI and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS-OIG) and prosecuted by the Department of Justice resulted in charges against 24 defendants – seven of whom were charged in the District of New Jersey – including the CEOs,... Read more →

Brian "Big Boy" Prickett of Westville, age 46

Brian Prickett “Big Boy”, on April 8, 2019, of Westville. Age 46. Cherished son of Kenneth and Diana Prickett. Dear brother of Amy Buchanan (Robert). Uncle “Biggs” of Andrew and Joshua Buchanan. Also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Brian attended the King’s Christian School and graduated from Highland High School. He worked at the Conawingo Dam in MD and helped oversee that the operations ran smoothly. He was an avid collector of everything from Legos, movies, swords, and Batman. He enjoyed playing Scrabble,... Read more →

Brad Stevens: Be A Great Teammate

This letter originally appeared on LeadersandDaughters.com, an Egon Zehnder initiative. Dear Kinsley: When I was asked to write you a letter for the Leaders and Daughters Event series, I thought of the many different things that I would love say to express what you mean to me, and how excited I am to have a front row seat in your journey through life. After tearing through my first few drafts (which were long rambles), I realized that writing a “life advice” letter to a 9-year... Read more →

Edward R. Gorczynski,s of Runnemede, 71

Edward R. Gorczynski, on April 7, 2019, of Runnemede. Age 71. Beloved Husband of Mary Alyce “Mimi” (nee Lyons) for 37 years. Devoted Father of Kerry Stagliano (John), Heather Hagan (Brent), Bryan Gorczynski (Katie), Daniel Gorczynski, and Stacey Gorczynski (Matt Owens). Cherished Son-in-Law of Bill Lyons. Loving Pop-Pop of 6 and Great Grand-Pop of 2. Dear Brother of Henry Gorczynski (Carol). Also survived by in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, wonderful friends and the Kondras Family. Edward proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Era.... Read more →

Murphy Administration announces $1 million in Transit Village grants

Five municipalities receive grants for quality of life improvements (Trenton) – Governor Phil Murphy today announced Transit Village grants totaling $1 million to help five municipalities advance Transit Village projects that will improve quality of life without burdening local property tax payers. Municipalities included: Bloomfield (Essex County), Morristown (Morris County), Somerville (Somerset County), Hackensack (Bergen County), and West Windsor (Mercer County). “Public transportation is an asset to our commuting public within a state as densely populated as New Jersey,” NJDOT Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti stated. “The... Read more →

NJBIA: New Poll Shows New Jerseyans Overtaxed

Residents Oppose Raising Taxes to Support Fully Funding Pension System A Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today, in conjunction with the New Jersey Business & Industry Association, finds most New Jersey residents feel they pay too much in taxes and are displeased with how state government is addressing affordability in the Garden State. As Tax Day approaches and higher taxes are once again considered as part of the FY 2020 budget, 82 percent of residents think they pay too much for taxes for what they get. Moreover,... Read more →

Programs/Events at the Pequest Trout Hatchery

The public is invited to learn about New Jersey's fish and wildlife resources and ways to enjoy them through special programs and events at Pequest. Take advantage of these unique opportunities and get outdoors! All programs require registration; registration opens two weeks prior to program date. For registration or information call 908-637-4125 ext. 0. All programs and special events, including parking, are FREE unless otherwise noted. Events are held rain or shine outdoors so dress for the weather. Programs and special events at Pequest are... Read more →

Rhode Island Teachers' Unions Look Guilty

April 10, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on testimony by the teachers' unions in Rhode Island: We live in an age where the slightest sexual infraction is seen as a serious offense, especially when there is a perceived power imbalance between the offender and the victim. Disagreeing vehemently with this stance are the teachers' unions in Rhode Island. That they look guilty of tolerating sexual abuse is apparently of no consequence to them. A bill has been introduced in the Rhode Island legislature... Read more →

Study Suggests ‘Rest Is Best’ for Carpal Tunnel and Similar Injuries

Newswise — Orlando, Fla. (April 9, 2019) – In a new study conducted in rats, researchers found a four-week period of rest was nearly as effective as an experimental drug at reducing discomfort and regaining function after an injury from repeated moderate-strain activity. The findings are relevant to treating common musculoskeletal disorders caused by overuse, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis, tendinosis and low back pain. “Rest appears to be a good first treatment choice,” said Amanda White, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow at Temple University... Read more →

Online Sports Betting and What You Need to Know

CNBNews graphics file The rise and decline of illegal sports betting has had a speedy life online. It’s been an adventurous ride to see the performance of illegal sports bookies operate at land based establishments but even more so seeing them take a shot online before being shut down. However, with recent times introducing new laws and allowing online casinos to operate in specified countries and states and further allowing the operation of online sports books as either a department or as an entirely separate... Read more →