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April 18, 2019

One Florida and One New York Lottery Ticket Wins $1,000 a Week for Life

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (April 18, 2019) – One Florida and one New York Lottery CASH4LIFE ticket matched the five white balls drawn for the Monday, April 15th 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. Moreover, 22,088 other players won $112,024 in cash prizes ranging from $2 to $500 with 3,690 of those tickets doubling their prize with... Read more →

Philomena “Phyllis” Sabatini of Palm Desert, California; age 97

Philomena “Phyllis” Sabatini Palm Desert, CA – Surrounded by her loving family, on April 11, 2019. Age 97. (nee Lizzio) Formerly of Philadelphia. Loving and devoted wife of 64 years to the late Joseph Sabatini. Loving mother of Angela Vizza (Carmine), Joseph Sabatini (Trudy) and Sarah Scibona (Jack). Cherished grandmother of Jacqueline, Juli (Shaleece), Joseph (Deborah), Jeffery (Aileen), James (Gina), Ann Marie (Allen) and Alicia (Frank). Loving great grandmother of Joseph, Carmine, Crystal, Jeffery, Jimmy, Kendra, Billy and Anthony and great-great grandmother of Benjamin, Oliver,... Read more →

Nutley Man Indicted for Homicide in Connection

with 2018 Mt. Laurel Fatal Collision Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 26-year-old Nutley man has been indicted for causing the death of another motorist during a collision last summer on Route 73 in Mount Laurel. A Burlington County Grand Jury indicted William Dunbar on charges of Aggravated Manslaughter (First Degree) and Vehicular Homicide (Second Degree). The indictment was returned on April 16 and signed by Prosecutor Coffina. An arraignment will be scheduled soon in Superior Court. The investigation revealed that Dunbar was... Read more →

After 21 Arrests Mount Holly Man Sentenced to Life in Prison

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Mount Holly man who has been arrested on 21 occasions for theft, burglary, assault, and weapons offenses was sentenced yesterday to life in prison for the armed robberies of a Florence Township convenience store and gas station two years ago. It was the ninth conviction in New Jersey Superior Court for Frederick Owle, 49, who uses the street name of “Chief.” Owle was found guilty in January of two counts of Robbery (First Degree) as well as... Read more →


So Tom Davis again has news you can use: here's the list of all of the K-6 and K-8 school districts that would be merged or eliminated under Sen. Pres. Steve Sweeney's "Path to Progress" plan. The controversial plan would dramatically downsize the state's districts from 600 to 320, and it could "save probably close to about a billion dollars," Sweeney told the New Jersey Business and Industry Association when he pitched the plan in Trenton on Tuesday. (Princeton Patch) NJ LAWMAKERS RATCHET UP OPPO... Read more →

Authorities Seeking Berlin Bank Robber

The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Berlin Borough Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man who was charged with robbing a bank on Sunday, March 24, 2019. Bradley Thompson, 33 of Lindenwold, (images above) was charged with first degree Robbery according to Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colallilo and Berlin Borough Police Chief Millard Wilkinson. He was also charged with two counts of Receiving Stolen Property and two counts of Unlawful Taking of Means of Conveyance. Thompson allegedly walked into a... Read more →

SJTA Once Again Plants Trees at SJ Schools

in the Spirit of Arbor Day Students learn about READI program and importance of environmental stewardship SJTA mascot, Farley T. Fox, joins students of Radix Elementary School on Tuesday, April 16 to learn about the importance of environmental stewardship from members of the READI (Roadway Environmental Advancement Initiative) team of the SJTA (SJTA photo). HAMMONTON, NJ - April 18, 2019 - It must be spring. The South Jersey Transportation Authority's Operations Department has started another campaign to teach young people about the importance of taking... Read more →

First Time’s The Charm!!

TRENTON (April 18, 2019) - Frances Rhodes of Monmouth Beach in Monmouth County usually plays scratch-off games, but on this day while cashing in a $20 scratch off winner, she decided to purchase five Jersey Cash 5 quick pick tickets with XTRA. This was her very first time buying a draw game ticket. Frances purchased her tickets on Friday, Oct. 5th and left them in the car’s cup holder. On that following Sunday, her husband James went out to the car to retrieve the tickets... Read more →

DNREC: 2018 ethylene oxide release did not impact the environment

DOVER (April 18, 2019) – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has concluded that there was no increased risk to human health or safety from deluge water used to contain the Nov. 25, 2018 ethylene oxide (EO) release at Croda’s Atlas Point facility. DNREC’s conclusion was made from a soil and groundwater sampling report required of Croda by the Department as part of a settlement agreement with DNREC in the aftermath of the EO incident. The full report, prepared by an environmental... Read more →

Opioid Takedown

Multiple Medical Professionals Among 60 Charged with Facilitating Illegal Opioid Prescriptions FBI Executive Assistant Director Amy Hess is joined by partner agency officials at a press conference in Cincinnati where charges were announced against 60 defendants as a result of a takedown by the Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid (ARPO) Strike Force. The FBI and Department of Justice today announced criminal charges against 60 defendants—including 53 doctors, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, and other medical professionals who allegedly gave thousands of opioid prescriptions to addicted patients, essentially acting... Read more →

Villas Resident Gonzalo Gonzalez Charged with Heroin Distribution

For Immediate Release – April 17, 2019 Cape May Court House, New Jersey - Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Chief of Detectives Paul Skill announce the arrest of Gonzalo Gonzalez, a 27-year-old restaurant employee and resident of the Villas section of Lower Township, for heroin distribution and weapons charges. This arrest was the conclusion of a multi-month investigation targeting the narcotics distribution activities of Gonzalez throughout Cape May County. This cooperative investigation was initiated by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office, Gangs,... Read more →

Williamstown High School 2nd Baseman Tim Chew Headed to Delaware Valley University

Williamstown High School baseball star Tim Chew, a senior, has committed to continue his academic and athletic career at Delaware Valley University, Doylestown, Pennsylvania. He received a four-year scholarship to DelVal. His major will be Psychology. Chew has a 4.0 GPA in High school. He scored an 1180 on SAT's. They also accepted all 38 of his college credits he earned while in High School. He is the son of Bob and Lisa Chew, of Gibbstown. published gloucestercitynews.net | April 18, 2019 Read more →

Two Defendants Sentenced in Multi-Million Dollar Health Care Fraud Conspiracy

Fourteen Additional Defendants Have Been Charged To Date PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Two residents of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, were sentenced in federal court for conspiracy to defraud the Pennsylvania Medicaid program, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. United States District Judge Cathy Bissoon sentenced Autumn Brown, 31, and Brenda Lowry Horton, 48, to five years of probation, including six months of home detention, for their roles in a years-long conspiracy. Brown and Lowry Horton were also ordered to pay restitution to the Pennsylvania Medicaid program... Read more →

Lebanon Valley College Recognizes NJ Winter Student-Athletes

ANNVILLE, PA (04/16/2019)-- Lebanon Valley College recognized more than 199 student-athletes who competed for the Flying Dutchmen athletic teams during the winter season. Local students include: 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 and is a member of the women's swimming team. The Flying Dutchmen posted a 3-6 overall mark in 2018-19. At MAC Championships, Courtney Betsock was stellar in her preliminary swim of the 200-yard... Read more →

NJ Sierra Club: PSE&G Plays Hardball- Files to Close Nuclear Plant

PSE&G filed to close three of their nuclear power plants at Salem and Hope Creek. Meanwhile only two days later, the BPU will be voting on the biggest subsidy in state history, $300 million a year for PSE&G’s nuclear plants. The Docket No. EO18080899 – In the Matter of the Implementation of L. 2018, c. 16 Regarding the Establishment of a Zero Emission Certificate Program for Eligible Nuclear Power Plants. Plants included to receive Zero Emissions Certificates include Salem 1 Nuclear Power Plant, Salem 2... Read more →

NJ Residents Initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, LA (04/15/2019)-- The following local residents were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Gianna Antinori of Voorhees (New Jersey) was initiated at Fordham University. Jacob Pellock of Lumberton (New Jersey) was initiated at Pennsylvania State University. Jenna Sanfilippo of Hammonton (New Jersey) was initiated at Caldwell University. Katherine O'Brien of Southampton (New Jersey) was initiated at Fordham University. Lauren O'Hanlan of Moorestown (New Jersey) was initiated at The University... Read more →


Charles Joseph Chaput Archbishop of Philadelphia M. Jean Duchesne cofounded the French edition of the Communio international theological journal and served as special assistant to the late Cardinal Jean-Marie Lustiger of Paris for more than 25 years. The author of numerous books and articles on the faith, active in Jewish-Catholic dialogues, and a consultant to Lustiger's successors, he has been a friend to the Church in the United States for decades. He and his family live in Paris. I'm grateful for his willingness to offer... Read more →

Why Graviola (SourSop) May Be a Great Choice to Add to Your Healthy Diet

As the ancient medical science states that a sound body has a sound mind. So to have a healthy body is a very necessary and significant thing. It is saying in Indian Ayurveda that “first contentment is a healthy body”. In order to have a healthy lifestyle and healthy body, one should have a diet which can provide sufficient nutrition and essential for the body. There are several natural foods and fruits that boost the human body’s health to the extent level. So today we... Read more →

The Novo Nordisk New Jersey Marathon

Features Exciting Recent Event Changes Long Branch, NJ: The Novo Nordisk New Jersey Marathon and Half Marathon weekend will kick off with several changes as a part of a larger re-brand effort that has been underway since last year. This year the largest marathon in the state will feature their expo location at the iconic Convention Hall in Asbury Park, the 4-person marathon relay and a post-race party on the boardwalk overlooking the ocean in Long Branch featuring entertainment and a new beer from Marathon... Read more →

2026 All-Star Game in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA – As part of the 250th anniversary of American independence, Governor Wolf joined Major League Baseball (MLB) to announce the Philadelphia Phillies will host the 2026 All-Star Game and related All-Star Week events. “As the birthplace of our country, bringing the MLB All-Star Game back to Philadelphia is the perfect way to celebrate the 250th anniversary of American independence,” said Governor Wolf. “Hosting massive sporting events like Baseball’s Midsummer Classic or the 2017 NFL Draft brings even more excitement to the city and... Read more →

Carrie-Ann Crockett Joins Meeker Sharkey & Hurley

as Vice President of Personal Lines BASKING RIDGE, N.J., April, 16, 2019 – Meeker Sharkey & Hurley has appointed Carrie-Ann Crockett Vice President of Personal Lines to lead the insurance agency’s team of personal line professionals providing home, auto, and additional specialized coverage. Meeker Sharkey & Hurley is a leading provider of employee benefits, risk management and insurance services with expertise in commercial insurance as well as personal lines. The agency has offices in Cranford, Basking Ridge, and Wall Township. “We pride ourselves on the... Read more →

NY High School Students Charged with Assault for Hazing JROTC Members

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Westampton Township Police Chief Stephen Ent announced that two members of a Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program at a New York high school have been charged with multiple counts of assault and other offenses stemming from hazing incidents that occurred in a Westampton Township hotel during an overnight trip early last year. The students were enrolled at the Francis Lewis High School in Queens and were on an overnight trip to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst for a JROTC competition... Read more →

Five Steps to Bring You Closer to Your Dream Home

We all dream of living in a house that we can finally call our own. There's big money required, and if you finally have some that you can invest in a property, you should start searching for that dream home you've always envisioned yourself living in. But it's not an easy task, mind you, because house hunting can be a stressful task that could drive you nuts. However, there's no need to fret because you can make it an easy and fun process for yourself... Read more →

Atlantic City Rail Line & Princeton Branch will Resume May 12

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – NJ TRANSIT has accelerated the restoration of service on the Atlantic City Rail Line (ACRL) and Princeton Branch (Dinky), announcing that both rail services will resume on Sunday, May 12th. The new date is nearly two weeks ahead of the agency’s target date and fulfills the commitment to have these services operating prior to Memorial Day weekend. “Our economy relies upon our residents getting where they need to go reliably and safely, and Governor Christie’s nearly decade-long mismanagement of NJ TRANSIT... Read more →