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April 25, 2019

THERE MIGHT BE HOPE IN THIS CONGESTION PRICING DEAL

A "conceptual understanding," that's what Gov. Phil Murphy is calling his new arrangement with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo about congestion pricing. Specifically, Jersey drivers "will be treated fairly at all Hudson River crossings, including the George Washington Bridge.” The GW Bridge, of course, is north of the lower Manhattan... Read more →


Funeral Services for Evan MacAdams Announced

Evan MacAdams Brooklawn – Suddenly, on April 22, 2019, from injuries sustained from a tragic pedestrian car accident. Age 42. Beloved and cherished son of Ken MacAdams (Patti) and Patti Mastoris (late Alex). Beloved brother of Marianne Borrello (Michael) and Dean Mastoris. Cherished uncle of Alex and Sophia Borrello. Beloved... Read more →


Historical Society Hosts Program on the Battle of Gloucester

The Camden County Historical Society invites the public to an illustrated lecture on “The Battle of Gloucester, 1777—Where Lafayette Won His Spurs” on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 6:30 PM at the Camden County Historical Society, 1900 Park Boulevard, Camden NJ. Free parking is available in the parking lot beside... Read more →


13-YEAR-OLD GIRL DIES FOLLOWING BRUTAL BEATING ON HER WAY HOME FROM SCHOOL

04/25/2019 | US Lauryn Overhultz | Columnist A 13-year-old girl died days after she was beaten by fellow classmates on her way home from school in Houston. Kashala Francis, a student at Attucks Middle School, died Wednesday morning after suffering intense head aches and falling into a coma, ABC 13... Read more →


Is U.S. Population More Educated Than Ever Before?

The current education statistics in America points to the fact that the nation now spots the highest educated populace ratio ever recorded in its history. More of the nation's populace within the ages of twenty-five and older now boast of at having at least a college level degree in a... Read more →


Georgianna M. Onorato, of Gloucester City

Gloucester City - On April 24, 2019. Age 75. (nee Long). Georgianna was predeceased by her parents Charles and Stella Long, two husbands, John W. Kuntz, her children’s father and her beloved Anthony Onorato. She is also predeceased by her two children, Corena Ferris and Mark Kuntz; her brother Charles... Read more →


Support ALS Research at Jefferson by Voting in 'NRG Gives' Competition

Now through April 29th, support research at Jefferson’s Weinberg ALS Center by voting for Family Strong 4 ALS, one of three charities competing in the NRG Gives program. Established in 2016, NRG Gives supports deserving local nonprofits. This year, votes will determine how NRG directs its charitable donation — a... Read more →


Jefferson NJ ‘Chefs’ Earn Honorable Mention at Food Bank Hunger Games

Four dynamic “chefs” from Jefferson Health in New Jersey recently competed in the Food Bank of South Jersey’s annual Food Bank Hunger Games. Jefferson’s team earned an Honorable Mention for their prepared chicken croquettes dish, judged on its taste, presentation and ingredient use of the five MyPlate food groups. Shown,... Read more →


JOE BIDEN STARTS PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN BY PRAISING ANTIFA

04/25/2019 | POLITICS Rachel Stoltzfoos | Staff Reporter Former Vice President Joe Biden endorsed Antifa in a video announcing his presidential bid Thursday, characterizing the group as “courageous” and saying it’s wrong to draw a moral equivalence between white nationalist groups and those opposing them. The violent methods of Antifa... Read more →


Three Camden City Men Charged with Murder

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (April 25, 2019)--Isaiah Tanner, 21, Javon Elliott, 22, and Elijah Wilcox, 31, all from Camden City, were charged in connection with a shooting that killed Everardo Alegre-Cortes. Everardo Alegre-Cortes, 22, was shot and killed on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, during the course of an alleged robbery. Camden... Read more →


Berlin Resident Convicted of Aggravated Manslaughter; Killed Man with Bow & Arrow

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (April 25, 2019)--On April 24, 2019, a Camden County jury found Timothy Canfield, 31, of Berlin Borough, guilty of Aggravated Manslaughter, three counts of Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose. At the trial, Assistant Prosecutors Lauren Pratter and Brian Scanlon... Read more →


How Sports Can Impact Your Life

source Adobe Stock Your personal health and wellbeing are the most important things that you can look after, and playing sports is the perfect way to do this. Still, children and adults alike play a number of different sports, given the vast array of available options. There must then be... Read more →


One New Jersey Lottery Ticket Wins $50,000

Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $166,000,000 TRENTON (April 25, 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 24th drawing winning the $50,000 third- tier prize. The winning ticket from Wednesday night’s drawing was... Read more →


DENNIS MUNOZ CONVICTED OF 2015 SHOOTING DEATH OF MAYS LANDING MAN

MAYS LANDING –An Atlantic County jury has convicted Dennis Munoz of the murder in the fatal shooting of Michael Black, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. photo: Dennis Munoz Munoz, 40, was found guilty of the following charges: First degree Murder Second degree Unlawful Possession of a Handgun Second... Read more →


RANDOM ACTS OF COPNESS:

EHT POLICE OFFICERS PAY IT FORWARD WITH SUPPORT FOR GIRLS’ LEMONADE STAND EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP–Going above and beyond the call of duty, four Egg Harbor Township Police officers stopped by a lemonade stand on Monday to show their support and enjoy a glass of refreshing lemonade, but they also spent... Read more →


Increased Screen Time in Preschool Is Linked to Inattention

Newswise — Screen time above a two-hour threshold at five years of age is associated with an increased risk of clinically relevant externalizing problems such as inattention, according to a study published April 17 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Piush Mandhane of the University of Alberta, and colleagues.... Read more →


How to Care For Your Folks in Their Old Age

Having raised you from birth to the moment you were ready to take on life’s challenges on your own, your folks are some of the most important people in your life. As they approach old age, a time arrives when you can pay back the favor of their care by... Read more →


Woolrich Twp. Resident Wins $1 Million

FRIEND’S ALERT LEADS TO BIG BUCKS TRENTON (April 25, 2019) – Christine Rossi of Woolwich Twp. is a regular lottery player who plays all types of New Jersey Lottery games. When Christine plays the Powerball game, she always uses Quick Pick to select the numbers. After the Powerball drawing on... Read more →


"Straight ... to Treatment" Addiction Treatment Program

Begins Next Week in Burlington City (APRIL 24, 2019)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and City of Burlington Police Chief John Fine announced today that the drug treatment program that allows people to walk off the street and into a police station to seek help with addiction will expand to the... Read more →


Delaware Valley U Welcomes New Aggies from NJ

DOYLESTOWN, PA (04/18/2019)-- Delaware Valley University is proud to announce that the following new students have enrolled for the fall 2019 semester. The University looks forward to welcoming the new Aggies to campus this fall! *This list is as of April 18, 2019, and does not include the full incoming... Read more →


Society Hill Neighborhood Guide

Historic Attractions, Restaurants, Art & More In A Philadelphia Historic District Neighborhood One block south of Independence Hall, Society Hill is an 18th-century neighborhood of cobblestone paths and busy streets, colonial and modern buildings, history made—and in the making. The compact, mostly residential blocks comprise one of Philadelphia’s most desirable... Read more →


The Risks and Consequences of Underage Drinking

While underage drinking is thankfully declining in the US, it is still a serious public health concern. While all 50 US states, as well as the District of Columbia, set 21 as the minimum drinking age by 1988, many teenagers continue to drink alcohol. In fact, according to a 2014... Read more →