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April 23, 2019

Brooklawn Police Identify Accident Victim Killed by Vehicle

UPDATED/Corrected BROOKLAWN, NJ (April 23, 2019)--Brooklawn Police announced earlier today that a local resident was struck and killed while walking across Route 130 near Kings Highway around 9PM MONDAY night. The police held off releasing the name of the deceased until all of the family of the man were notified. This evening Brooklawn Chief Shamus Ellis released the following statement. On April 22, 2019, at approximately 9:20pm, 42 year old Brooklawn resident Evan MacAdams was fatally struck by a vehicle as he walked across Rt.... Read more →


Potential Measles Exposure in Monmouth County

Related to Highly Suspect Case The New Jersey Department of Health is warning residents of a highly suspect case of measles — a very contagious disease — in a Middlesex County resident who may have exposed individuals at a Monmouth County restaurant on April 19. The Department and local health officials are investigating any connection to the current Ocean County measles outbreak or outbreaks in other states. Anyone who visited Rosalita’s Roadside Cantina, 180 Route 9 North, Englishtown, NJ 07726 on April 19, 2019 between... Read more →


1 Camden, 1 Gloucester and 1 Passaic County Tickets Split Jersey Cash 5 Jackpot

TRENTON (April 23, 2019) – Three lucky tickets matched all five numbers drawn splitting the $721,440 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Monday, April 22nd drawing. Each ticket is worth $240,480. The winning numbers were: 04, 08, 17, 26 and 36 and the XTRA number was: 04. Those tickets were sold at the following locations:  Camden County: Wawa #362, 917 Erial Rd., Pine Hill;  Gloucester County: Broad Gas LLC, 642 W. Broad St., Paulsboro; and  Passaic County: Quick Stop, 261 Clifton Ave.,... Read more →


Irish Report On Irish Nuns Debunks Myths

April 22, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the findings of an important Irish report on Irish nuns: Another interim report by Ireland's Commission of Investigation of the Mother and Baby Homes has been released, and it debunks some myths perpetrated by the critics of the Sisters of Bon Secours in Tuam, a town in County Galway. It also vindicates the position of the Catholic League. Katherine Zappone, Ireland's Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, said there is "little basis for the theory... Read more →


NJ News Commons: NO 'MAGIC WAND', TRENTON'S NEW POLICE DIRECTOR SAYS

Sheilah Coley is Trenton's new police director. She is the first woman to formally hold that role, though her predecessor, Carol Russell, was named director in December. It's been a lot: Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora reversed Russell's nomination after City Council refused to vote on her. "I’m not looking to make any real changes until I understand how everything works,” Coley said yesterday. Check out Isaac Avilucea's follow-up story, too. (Trentonian) MURPHY'S ENVIRONMENTAL ALLIES: HE SHOULD DO MORE Yesterday was Earth Day, and nine environmental... Read more →


Tickets on Sale for Toby Keith April 26

TOBY KEITH Friday, July 5 at 8 p.m. Hard Rock Live @ Etess Arena **On Sale Friday, April 26 at 10 a.m.** 2019 ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP 4/22 – 4/25 – Auggie Smith - Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club 4/26 – Billy Gardell from CBS’s Mike & Molly - Sound Waves 4/30 -5/5 - Kinky Boots – Sound Waves 5/4 – Tropicaliente 2 - Hard Rock Live @ Etess Arena 5/6 – 5/9 – Bob Zany - Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club 5/10 – The Band Perry – Sound... Read more →


Philadelphia is Celebrating 60 Years of Percent for Art

PHILADELPHIA, PA--Philadelphia is home to an unparalleled collection of public art in every medium including sculptures, paintings, memorials, photographs, glass art, kinetic works, and murals throughout all areas of the city. Over 650 of these artworks were commissioned through the City’s Percent for Art Programs. This year, we’re celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Philadelphia’s Percent for Art Programs, the first in the nation. What is Percent for Art? In 1959, Philadelphia pioneered the Percent for Art model requiring the inclusion of site-specific public art in... Read more →


Lethal Plans: When Seniors Turn To Suicide In Long-Term Care

A six-month investigation by KHN and PBS NewsHour finds that older Americans are quietly killing themselves in nursing homes, assisted living centers and adult care homes. By Melissa Bailey and JoNel AlecciaApril 9, 2019 When Larry Anders moved into the Bay at Burlington nursing home in late 2017, he wasn’t supposed to be there long. At 77, the stoic Wisconsin machinist had just endured the death of his wife of 51 years and a grim new diagnosis: throat cancer, stage 4. His son and daughter... Read more →


One New Jersey Lottery Player Wins $1,000 a Week for Life

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (April 23, 2019) – One New Jersey Lottery CASH4LIFE ticket matched the five white balls drawn for the Monday, April 22nd drawing winning the $1,000 a week for life second prize. The winning ticket was sold at Shoprite of West Orange, Essex Green Shopping Center, Prospect Ave., West Orange in Essex County. In addition, two lucky ticketholders won $2,500 by matching four out of five white balls and the Cash Ball drawn. Moreover, 21,615 other players won... Read more →


Tragic Pedestrian Accident in Brooklawn

BROOKLAWN, NJ --Brooklawn Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident that occurred last night around 9:30 PM on U.S. Route 130. The name of the victim is not being released at this time because some family members of the deceased haven't been notified. published gloucestercitynews.net | April 23, 2019 Read more →


Jefferson’s Family Health Services Hosts Wellness Fair

Jefferson Health’s New Jersey-based Family Health Services (FHS) held a “Spring Into Wellness” fair on April 19th, offering community members free diabetes education, blood pressure checks, food, games & giveaways, as well as an opportunity to speak with a wellness coordinator and behavioral health consultant. Also, there were local “Reach Out and Read” volunteers, from Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM), taking part. “Reach Out and Read” addresses the gap in early literacy education often found in low-income populations. Since 2014, Jefferson FHS’ “Reach... Read more →


Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital Opens Its New $2.7M Emergency Room

By Martin HackettPublished: Apr 17, 2019 Richard Lichter and Dean Andrew Hoffman shake hands before cutting the ribbon at the dedication of the Richard Lichter Emergency Room. [April 2019; Philadelphia, PA] – A ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 16th celebrated the opening of Ryan Hospital’s Richard Lichter Emergency Room at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet). The project was generously funded by Richard Lichter, a member of Penn Vet’s Board of Overseers, and co-chair of The Power of Penn Vet Campaign. His... Read more →


NJ Students Named to FDU's Dean's List

MADISON, NJ (04/18/2019)-- Students at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham Campus, located in Madison, NJ have been named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2018 semester. Dillon Hathaway of Shamong, NJ (08088) Erin Costello of Northfield, NJ (08225) Kailey McCloskey of Lumberton, NJ (08048) Erin Gill of Voorhees, NJ (08043) Olivia Kyriakides of Mount Laurel, NJ (08054) Natasha Zeligson of Marlton, NJ (08053) Luca Bondanelli of Gloucestor, NJ (08012) Rocco Caprio of Brigantine, NJ (08203) Kevin Weller of Pitman, NJ (08071) Theodore Dzwill of Marlton,... Read more →


Father Michael M. Romano, Priest of the Year

On April 4, members of the Knights of Columbus held their Pride in Our Priests Dinner at The Palace in Blackwood. In addition to once again donating to the diocesan seminarian program, the Knights reinstated their annual Priest of the Year honor, which was awarded to Father Michael Romano, director of Vocations and Bishop Dennis Sullivan’s priest secretary. Only a few weeks ago, on Feb. 17, Bishop Dennis Sullivan was one of 93 men installed as a member of the Fourth Degree. “It was a... Read more →


NJ Students Named to FDU's Honors List at Florham Campus

MADISON, NJ (04/18/2019)-- Students at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham Campus, located in Madison, NJ have been named to the Honors List for the Fall 2018 semester. Kaitlyn Lesinski of Magnolia, NJ (08049) Zachary Heffner of Sicklerville, NJ (08081) Danielle Nhan of Lumberton, NJ (08048) Christina Penney of Gibbsboro, NJ (08026) Corinne Pisauro of Sewell, NJ (08080) Rebecca Lillie of Mount Laurel, NJ (08054) Sarah Lillie of Mount Laurel, NJ (08054) Madison Welch of Shamong, NJ (08088) Samantha Rubin of Marlton, NJ (08053) Kathleen Petrucelli of... Read more →


Where To Go Hiking Around Philly

The Fairmount Water Works in Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA, PA--If you are in the mood for hiking, the Philadelphia area has plenty of scenic spots to try. The local hiking trails have an excellent reputation even outside Philly, and there are plenty of tourists enjoying the breathtaking views the area is known for. Without further ado, here are some of the most beautiful places to go hiking in the Philadelphia area. Ricketts Glen State Park With 26 miles of trails you can explore to your heart’s content... Read more →


Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $150,000,000 For Wednesday’s Drawing

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (April 22, 2019) – The Powerball jackpot has rolled to $150 million! Although no one won the jackpot in the April 20th drawing, 26,944 New Jersey players took home an estimated $148,238 in prizes ranging from $4 to $300, according to Lottery Acting Executive Director James Carey. The winning numbers for the Saturday, April 20th drawing were: 03, 27, 30, 63 and 65. The Red Power Ball number was 01. The Multiplier number was 03. “Congratulations to... Read more →


BJU Students from New Jersey Hired Before Graduation

GREENVILLE, SC (04/16/2019)-- Many seniors at Bob Jones University have been hired before graduation according to BJU Career Services. Rebecca Harker, a senior at Bob Jones University pursuing a Bachelors of Piano Pedagogy, was hired before graduation as a music teacher at Gloucester County Christian School in Sewell, New Jersey. Harker is a resident of Glassboro. Bethany Oakley, a senior at Bob Jones University pursuing a Bachelors of Health Sciences, was hired before graduation as a pizza cook at Ararmark in Greenville, South Carolina. Oakley... Read more →


West Deptford Police Investigating Several Vehicle Thefts

Crime Log from March 15 to April 5, 2019 WEST DEPTFORD, NJ --West Deptford Police are investigating the theft of a tanker truck from a business on Crown Point Road on March 30. The value of the vehicle is $3,000. In other matters police report on 3.18.2019, a resident of McKinley Avenue reported their vehicle stolen. Same was later recovered in Camden City and returned to the owner. The investigation is ongoing. On 3.19.2019, a resident of Washington Avenue reported their vehicle stolen. The vehicle... Read more →