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April 22, 2019

Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $192,000,000

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (April 22, 2019) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $192 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that in the Friday, April 19th drawing, 20 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: SWEENEY SURPRISED RETIREMENT MARKETPLACE MISSING

Sen. Pres. Steve Sweeney was surprised to hear that the state-run Small Business Retirement Marketplace signed into law by former Gov. Chris Christie three years ago doesn't exist, reports Samantha Marcus. "They should implement what we legislated [...] This is one I’m going to have to reach out to the... Read more →


Judicial Watch Statement on the Mueller Report

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement in response to the “Mueller Report” released April 18, 2019 by the Justice Department: President Trump has been vindicated. The Mueller investigation failed to find any evidence to support the big lie that the Trump campaign colluded with... Read more →


THE ISLAND GUEST HOUSE B & B HOSTS EXTRA NEEDS MOMS

Moms and female caregivers enjoy rest and relaxation Beach Haven, NJ, April 21, 2019 – The Island Guest House B&B is hosting a 3‐night respite retreat May 3rd ‐ 6th for moms and other female caregivers who have loved ones with extra needs. This turn of the century inn offers... Read more →


NJ's Provides $3.9M to Fund Job Training in Counties Hardest-Hit by Opioid Crisis

TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development has awarded $3.9 million in funding to six organizations that will provide training and support services to people whose work trajectories have been interrupted by the opioid epidemic. The Opioid Recovery Employment Program, also known as Pathways to Recovery,... Read more →


Camden Health & Athletic Assn. Hosts Baseball/Softball Clinic

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – The Camden Health & Athletic Association (CHAA) on Saturday, March 30, hosted a free baseball and softball Skills & Drills Clinic for Camden children in partnership with the Philadelphia Phillies Jr. RBI and RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities) Leagues. More than 80 children participated in... Read more →


“PowerUp” The Cooper Foundation New Neighborhood Initiative

CAMDEN, N.J. – The Cooper Foundation today announced a new community initiative, PowerUp, to address food insecurity for Camden children at KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy and the Center for Family Services (CFFS) Head Start program at KIPP. PowerUp will also support workforce development, job-readiness training, and financial literacy programs for... Read more →


As Syphilis Invades Rural America,

A Fraying Health Safety Net Is Failing To Stop It Lauren Weber:April 18, 2019 Karolyn Schrage, executive director of the Choices Medical Services clinic in Joplin, Mo., says that pregnant women, young men and teens are part of the rapidly growing number of syphilis patients she sees. (Bruce Stidham for... Read more →


$3.5 MILLION REASONS TO PLAY PICK-6 WITH XTRA

Jackpot Rolls to $3.5 Million for April 22nd Drawing TRENTON (April 22, 2019) – Pick-6’s jackpot has rolled to $3.5 million! April 18th’s drawing produced 13 winners of $1,850 all of whom matched five out of six white balls drawn. One of those tickets was purchased with XTRA, multiplying the... Read more →


CENTER CITY JAZZ FESTIVAL SET FOR DOWNTOWN PHILADELPHIA APRIL 27

Marc Cary Trio, Threezus and Sumi Tonooka Among Artists Celebrating City's Jazz Legacy and Its Future Philadelphia – The Center City Jazz Festival (CCJF) celebrates its eighth anniversary on Saturday, April 27, in an exciting multi-venue extravaganza that showcases some of today's hottest talent. CCJF is one of the most... Read more →


Herbert D. Lunn, age 88, of Runnemede, Navy Veteran

June 16, 1930 - April 16, 2019 Herbert D. Lunn, “Herb”, on April 16, 2019, of Runnemede. Age 88. Beloved uncle of Ronald Lunn (Catherine), Jennifer Collins and Arline Lewin. Great uncle of Erica Lunn (Jim), Thomas Collins, Jr. (Laura), Joshua Lunn, Samantha Lunn, Samantha Lewin and Thomas Collins, III.... Read more →


Quesada Mahmoud campaign Supports the Legalizing Marijuana

GUTTENBERG, NJ (APRIL 20, 2019)--It’s not 1936 anymore. That’s the year “Reefer Madness”, an American propaganda film vastly exaggerating the harmful effects of marijuana was released. This film compared using marijuana to a hit and run accident, a manslaughter, a suicide, attempted rape, hallucinations and a descent into madness due... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': It Ain't Easy

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Living life in an eight-by-twelve trailer ain’t easy. If it was, everybody would do it. The roads would be congested with campers, RV’s, and tow vehicles that look like they’re built to haul cities. Some of them are. In case you haven’t read about me, here it... Read more →


Elizabeth R. Exley, of Langhorne

Elizabeth R. Exley entered the Lord’s kingdom on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia surrounded by her family at her bedside. She was 69. Born in Abington, Pa., she was the daughter of the late George D. and Elizabeth R. Frey. Elizabeth... Read more →


Norcross Tours NJ's Picatinny Arsenal

Norcross Chairs the House Subcommittee on Tactical Air & Land Forces WHARTON, NJ (April 21, 2019)-- – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) – Chair of the Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces and a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee – today toured Picatinny Arsenal, which plays... Read more →


April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

MAYS LANDING – April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office reports that there were 284 sexual assault cases reported in the county from January 1, 2015 to April 12, 2019, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. “One sexual assault is too many, but I... Read more →