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April 24, 2019

HHS Statement on Measles Outbreaks and the Importance of Vaccines

(April 24, 2019)--HHS Secretary Alex Azar issued the following statement regarding the current baby with measles measles outbreaks around the United States: “The United States is seeing a resurgence of measles, a disease that had once been effectively eliminated from our country. And today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed that ongoing measles outbreaks in 22 states has led to the highest number of cases reported nationwide since the disease was declared eliminated in this country in 2000. Measles is not a... Read more →


Novo Nordisk New Jersey Marathon April 28

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 →


Mega Millions Rolls To $212,000,000One $10,000 Winning Ticket Sold

TRENTON (April 24, 2019) – James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that there was one third-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Tuesday, April 23rd drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. That ticket was sold at Shop Rite, 431 Route 9, Bayville in Ocean County. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, April 23rd drawing were: 07, 24, 30, 48 and 67. The Gold Mega Ball was 9, and the Megaplier... Read more →


William Clark, of Gloucester City Charged with Possession of Child Porn

William Clark, 47, of Gloucester City, was charged with Possession of Child Pornography according to Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Gloucester City Police Chief Brian Morrell. On April 24, 2019, detectives from the High-Tech Crimes Unit (HTCU) of the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Members of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) – Cherry Hill Office executed a search warrant for William Clark’s residence on the 1000 block of Market Street in Gloucester City. An on-site preview of one of Clark’s devices led to the... Read more →


52 BOY SCOUT LEADERS IN NJ ACCUSED OF SEXUAL ABUSE

At a presser in Newark yesterday, an attorney released the names of 52 former Boy Scout leaders from New Jersey and 130 former leaders from New York who appeared on the Boy Scouts' "Ineligible Volunteer Files," a list of over 7,800 leaders accused of sexually abusing boys. News outlets covered this differently: Melanie Burney's report does not list their names, Tom Davis's storyfor Patch lists the 21 names of those who were "formally accused by law enforcement of sexual abuse," and NJ Advance Media's report... Read more →


16 Alleged Child Predators Arrested by State's AG's Office and Bergen County Prosecutor

view complaints: Arroyo Ghamar Gonzalez Palacio Guichardo Kaiser Kriger Lama Lariff Mancini Martinez Noel Roth Smith Tailor Teo Tuchol TRENTON (April 24, 2019)–Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo today announced arrests of 16 alleged child predators in “Operation Home Alone,” a multi-agency undercover operation targeting men who allegedly were using social media in an attempt to lure underage girls and boys for sexual activity. The defendants will be prosecuted by the Attorney General’s Office and the Bergen County Prosecutor’s... Read more →


Lower Township PD Welcomes 4 New SLEO II Officers

On behalf of the Lower Township Police Department, Chief William Mastriana would like to congratulate Special Officers Patrick W. Dunn (Cape May County Police Academy 54th SLEO Class President), George B. Cook, III (Cape May County Police Academy 54th SLEO Class Physical Fitness Award Winner), Hayden M. Denham, and Matthew F. Reilly on their recent Police Academy graduation. Cape May County Police Academy SLEO II Class #54 started their training December 15th, 2018 with 68 recruits and graduated 56 recruits on April 22nd, 2019 at... Read more →


Jefferson Health Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Parking Facility at Washington Township Campus

A Ribbon Cutting celebration was held for the new, eight-level $23 million parking facility on the Jefferson Washington Township Hospital campus, which opens to the public on Thursday, April 25. The Ribbon Cutting marked the completion of the first phase of an overall $205 million expansion project at the hospital campus. The free parking facility, with more than 800 spots, can be accessed from either Egg Harbor Road or Hurffville-Cross Keys Road. Photo caption: Washington Township Mayor Joann Gattinelli and Council President Joe Perry, holding... Read more →


Rush Limbaugh And Trump Discussed ‘Golden Showers’ Story During Recent Golf Outing

Chuck Ross on April 23, 2019 Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh revealed on Tuesday that he and President Trump “were laughing ourselves silly” during a golf outing this weekend over the infamous “golden showers” claim from the Steele dossier. In an interview on Fox News, host Martha MacCallum asked Limbaugh if he got the sense during the golf session that Trump was bothered by any part of the Mueller report, which was released last Thursday. Limbaugh said he didn’t discuss with Trump “what he thought... Read more →


How You Can Make Your Brand Memorable

Although not every business lasts the long-haul, one end most hope to achieve is at least being a brand people will remember. However, if you want to leave a legacy as a business, it’s important that you’re worth remembering. Most businesses launch on the basis of being able to meet a need, so that’s a great place to start. Once you’re sure that you are able to meet the needs of people, the next best thing to do would be to ensure you have a... Read more →


Philadelphia CBP Seizes Cache of Counterfeit Juul Products

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Philadelphia seized an international parcel that contained more than 1,152 counterfeit Juul pods, three chargers and a Juul device in Philadelphia Monday. CBP officers inspected the parcel April 1. The parcel, which arrived from China, was manifested as “plastic pipe sample.’ The parcel instead contained 36 cartons of Juul pods that was destined to an address in Newark, Delaware. Each carton contains 8 packs of four pods each. The parcel also contained one Juul device... Read more →


6 Car Maintenance Tips Everyone Should Know

Not enough of us know how to take proper care of our cars. An automobile may be one of the biggest purchases you make in your life, with perhaps only a house being more expensive. When you add the cost of insurance, tax, and fuel, it becomes even more apparent that we need to take looking after our cars more seriously to protect our investment and prevent excessive maintenance costs. With just a small amount of know-how, anyone can start to look after their car... Read more →


Home Country: Fishing The Lunker Hole

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet Dud was down at The Lunker Hole on Lewis Creek before it even turned yellow in the east. He had some thinking to do, and, as everyone knows, there’s no better way to think than fly fishing. Just about the time Dud could make out The Lunker’s rock at the head of the hole, he had gotten a tiny midge tied on some leader and sent it on its way to the general vicinity of the rock. It floated slowly downstream... Read more →


NEW STUDY: Roundup Weedkiller Increases Risk of Cancer by More Than 40%

A new study has concluded that people who are frequently exposed to glyphosate-based weedkillers like Roundup have a 41% chance of developing non-Hodgkin lymphoma. According to the research, there's a clear link between repeated exposure to glyphosate and an increased risk for cancer, although they cautioned that the exact risk may vary per individual. Monsanto's Roundup is the primary offender that led to the commission of the study, with almost 10,000 lawsuits in the United States being brought against the chemical company and its owner... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Everett Minchew of Marlton Inducted into Physical Education Honor Society at Scranton SCRANTON, PA (04/23/2019)-- Everett Minchew of Marlton was among the 39 University of Scranton students inducted into Phi Epsilon Kappa, the national honor society in physical education. For induction into the honor society, Exercise Science majors in their junior year should have achieved an overall minimum grade point average of 3.3, and a 3.5 average in exercise science courses. The honor society was founded in 1913. Minchew is a senior majoring in exercise... Read more →


IC3 Annual Report Released

Report Shows Cyber-Enabled Crimes and Costs Rose in 2018 The statistics gathered by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) for 2018 show Internet-enabled theft, fraud, and exploitation remain pervasive and were responsible for a staggering $2.7 billion in financial losses in 2018. In its annual Internet Crime Report, the FBI reports the IC3 received 351,936 complaints in 2018—an average of more than 900 every day. The most frequently reported complaints were for non-payment/non-delivery scams, extortion, and personal data breaches. The most financially costly complaints... Read more →


Camden Comic Con Teams Up with Rutgers Day

for Super-Powered Family Fun CAMDEN CITY NJ – Camden Comic Con returns to Rutgers University–Camden during 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 27. For the first time in its five-year history, this family-friendly convention will coincide with Rutgers Day, an annual springtime event for New Jersey residents to explore The State University of New Jersey. Admission to both events is free and open to the public. The headlining guest at Camden Comic Con 2019 is Gerry Conway, writer of the famous Spider-Man story arc... Read more →


Hayfield to the Hall of Fame

By Jeff Stoffer Back in the day” are words that preface many of Lee Smith’s reflections on a baseball life that began in rural Louisiana, was influenced by American Legion coaches and led to an 18-year career in the big leagues where he was one of the most feared relief pitchers in the game’s history. “Back in the day,” he explains, he had to finish all his chores before his father would let him go play baseball, which he saw as a welcome break from... Read more →


Philly Free Streets Returns to North Broad Street on August 3

Philly Free Streets Returns to North Broad Street on August 3 PHILADELPHIA – The City announced today that Philly Free Streets will return to North Broad Street on Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for its fourth program. This year’s eight-mile round trip route, between City Hall and Erie Avenue on North Broad Street, will create a car-free connection between Center City and the heart of North Philadelphia. A map of the route can be found at www.PhillyFreeStreets.com. “On my way... Read more →


GRAND OPENING OF SAINT JOHN NEUMANN MUSEUM APRIL 29

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. will preside over the blessing and ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the grand opening of the newly constructed Saint John Neumann Museum, sponsored by the Redemptorists at the National Shrine of Saint John Neumann. Since January 1860, the body of Saint John Neumann, fourth bishop of Philadelphia and America’s first male saint, has lain in repose in the lower church of Saint Peter the Apostle in Philadelphia. The shrine is visited annually by approximately 50,000 people from around the... Read more →


USciences Students from NJ Recognized at 2019 OT Pinning Ceremony

PHILADELPHIA, PA (04/22/2019)-- As they transition to the professional phase of their education, 56 occupational therapy students at University of the Sciences took part in the 15th annual OT pinning ceremony on March 30, 2019. Ashleigh Augello of Turnersville (08012) Shayla Giosia of Runnemede (08078) Alyssa Malitsky of Cherry Hill (08034) Laura Rathof of National Park (08063) Bridget Vendetti of Sewell (08080) Alexa Malerba of Wall Township (07719) Tai Vuong of Woolwich TWP (08085) The master's students will soon be going out into clinics, schools,... Read more →


Gloucester City Police Camera Registry Program Offered to Residents/Business Owners

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --Gloucester City Police Department is asking residents and business owners with surveillance cameras to help them fight crime in the city by registering their cameras with the department. The program is explained in the following statement. The Gloucester City Police Department is committed to our partnership with the residents and business owners in our community. In an effort to enhance this partnership, we have created a surveillance camera registry system. Many business owners and residents currently operate surveillance systems at their businesses... Read more →