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April 26, 2019

Green Garden Fair in Cherry Hill Saturday

The 6th Annual Green Garden Fair is April 27, 2019 from 10am-2pm at the Camden County Environmental Center, 1301 Park Boulevard, Cherry Hill NJ. Co-sponsored by Rutgers Master Gardeners, Camden County, and Office of Sustainability, the Fair is growing! Our featured speaker this year is Doug Tallamy, author of Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens.... Read more →


Blue Monkey Tavern & Niagara Fire Company to Host 2019 SpringFest

Supporting Merchantville’s Niagara Fire Company & Local First Responders Merchantville, NJ – On Saturday, April 27, Blue Monkey Tavern and the Niagara Fire Company are hosting their 2019 SpringFest from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Blue Monkey Tavern 2 South Centre Street, Merchantville, NJ. In its 11th year, the annual beer and wine festival will feature tastings of 70+... Read more →


Miles for Myeloma 5K Run/Walk Saturday

Miles for Myeloma 5K Run/Walk April 27, 2019 To see a short video of the day please click HERE The 2019 Miles for Myeloma 5K Run/Walk is a regional, family friendly 5K Run/Walk presented by the Philadelphia Multiple Myeloma Networking Group. The USA Track & Field/RRTC Certified 5K course boasts beautiful views of the historic Please Touch Museum and the... Read more →


Jefferson Health New Jersey Associates Celebrate Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work® Day 2019

Nearly 90 children (ages 7 to 11) of Jefferson Health New Jersey associates — throughout the hosptial campuses and the Health Care Center — enjoyed a fun-filled day on Thursday, April 25th, at our annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Thomas Jefferson University's mascot, Phil the Ram, made a surprise visit to Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital. Read more →


Jefferson Health New Jersey Represented at Friday’s Go Red for Women Luncheon

Representatives from Jefferson Health New Jersey were on hand for Friday’s 13th Annual American Heart Association Go Red for Women luncheon at The Mansion at Main Street in Voorhees. Go Red events are held at locations throughout the country to raise awareness among women about their greatest health threat – heart disease.Cardiovascular diseases, which include stroke, claim the life of... Read more →


FDA Alert: Multi-State Outbreak of Salmonella Carrau Linked to Pre-cut Melons

April 26, 2019 The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local partners, is investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Carrau illnesses linked to pre-cut melon products. These products contain cantaloupe, honeydew, or watermelon, or may be mixes of some or all of these melons and other... Read more →


Former 10-Year-Old Blythedale Patient Battles Back from Stroke

Will Throw Opening Day First Pitch on Saturday, April 27 10-year-old Rocky Serrano of Bedford, N.Y., a former Blythedale Children’s Hospital patient and third baseman for the Bedford Hills Katonah Little League, will be throwing out the Opening Day first pitch for his club's 2019 baseball season on Saturday, April 27. He then plans to play his first baseball game... Read more →


MURPHY: 'CONCEPTUAL' UNDERSTANDING. MTA: 'NO IDEA'. 

Buckle up — Gothamist's Jen Chung is now calling Jersey lawmakers' Anti-Congestion Tax Act the "Manhattan Moocher Act," which is apparently a play on Rep. Josh Gottheimer's moniker for the measure that would force the city to exempt Jersey commuters from double-digit tolls: the "Manhattan Moocher Prevention Act." Whatever you call it, the deal is more uncertain than what Gov.... Read more →


Video: Hunter Seeking Spring Turkey in Pennsylvania

PAGameCommission Published on Apr 24, 2019 Reminder that April 26, 2019 is the last day to purchase a special spring turkey license at any state-wide vendor During the May 2018 ( the 50th season of Spring Gobbler hunting in Pennsylvania) , a team from Northwoods Collective filmed Lebanon County native Emily Kantner on her quest to tag a turkey. The... Read more →


Bellmawr Resident David Craft Charged with Possession of Child Porn

BELLMAWR, NJ--David Craft, 55, of Bellmawr, (photo) was charged with Possession of Child Pornography according to Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Bellmawr Police Chief William Walsh. On April 26, 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... Read more →


National Weather Service Issues Tornado Watch for Camden County Until 9 PM

South Jersey (April 26, 2019)--The threat of severe weather coming up from the south has increased throughout the day as forecast by the National Weather Service. While Burlington County has not been included, our neighboring Camden County has been included in a tornado watch that has been issued for parts of DE, DC, MD, NJ, PA, VA until 9 PM... Read more →


$4.0 MILLION REASONS TO PLAY PICK-6 WITH XTRA

Jackpot Rolls to $4.0 Million for April 29th Drawing TRENTON (April 26, 2019) – Pick-6’s jackpot has rolled to $4.0 million! April 25th’s drawing produced eight winners of $3,000 all of whom matched five out of six white balls drawn. One of those tickets was purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prize to $12,000. Acting Executive Director James Carey announced that... Read more →


Pine Hill Police DepartmentTaking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs

April 27, 2019 at Police Headquarters The Pine Hill Police Department will be participating in the DEA - Drug Enforcement Administration Take Back Event on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10:00am until 2:00pm. The event will be held at the Police Administration Building located at 48 West Sixth Avenue. The Department will be providing a safe and legal method for... Read more →


SCHOOLS SLAP DOWN NEW DRESS CODE … FOR PARENTS

Mary Margaret Olohan | Reporter A Texas high school and several other United States high schools are instituting dress codes for parents that ban shower caps, short dresses, lingerie and other clothing the schools deems inappropriate for an educational space. The principal at James Madison High School in Houston, Carlotta Outley Brown, issued a letter now posted on the high... Read more →


Lease Brooklawn WaWa, Price $7.8Million (video)

PROPERTY DETAILS The contractor is erecting the structural steel for the Brooklawn Wawa Rt. 130 and Browning Road (photo by J. Townsend) Free-standing Wawa with Gas Pumps Currently Under Construction Located Only Minutes from Center City Philadelphia Newly constructed Wawa will sit directly across the street from a shopping center that includes anchored tenants such as Shop Rite, Planet Fitness,... Read more →


The Maple Shade Police Dept. "Project Medicine Drop".

The Maple Shade Police Department wishes to remind the community of “Project Medicine Drop”; a prescription medication take-back program located at - Maple Shade Police Department, 200 Stiles Avenue, Maple Shade, NJ 08052. Residents of Maple Shade are encouraged to bring unused or expired medications for disposal. Project Medicine Drop is an important component of the New Jersey Attorney General’s... Read more →


WORSENING AIR QUALITY IN PITTSBURGH AND PHILADELPHIA

STATE OF THE AIR REPORT REVEALS file photo of city smog courtesy of Unsplash PHILADELPHIA, PA (April 24, 2019) Today, the American Lung Association released its 2019 State of the Air Report, evaluating metropolitan areas and counties throughout the nation with respect to air quality. Covering the years 2015-2017, the data demonstrate that air quality has been worsening in major... Read more →


Photo Pop Philly Returns Summer 2019

with a New Theme and Location Welcome to Sweet Paradise at The Bourse PHILADELPHIA, PA (May 2019) - Photo Pop Philly is poppin’ up again this summer! This May, Philly PR Girl is excited to introduce Photo Pop Philly: Sweet Paradise, where guests will immerse themselves in unique environments exploring themes of paradise. Located in the heart of Old City... Read more →


Brandywine Zoo updated withnew animal species and exhibits this spring

WILMINGTON (April 25, 2019) – DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation and the Delaware Zoological Society have announced that new animal species, and new and updated exhibits, are now on display for visitors to the Brandywine Zoo. “We are pleased that visitors can now enjoy all of the new animals, exhibit updates and renovations going on at the Brandywine Zoo,... Read more →


3 Ways To Save Money In Your Business

No matter what stage your business is at, whether it is a brand new startup or you have been working for many years and are now established, you will want to save money where you can. Spending unnecessarily is a dangerous thing to do because you need your cash flow to be smooth and easy to manage. Over-spending can cause... Read more →


Despite health warnings, Americans still sit too much

Survey of 50,000 people across multiple ages, racial, ethnic groups documents troubling trends Newswise — Most Americans continue to sit for prolonged periods despite public health messages that such inactivity increases the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers, according to a major new study led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The... Read more →


Avalon Sand Back Passing Project to be Completed on or About April 30

Avalon is in the final days of a major sand back passing project that results in restored beaches in the northern end of the community that were compromised during winter storm activity. The project is anticipated to conclude on Tuesday, April 30th and results in approximately 55,000 cubic yards of sand being back passed from a borrow area in the... Read more →


Gloucester City Police Dept. Offering Residents New Service

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --The Gloucester City Police Department announced today that residents will now be able to see where crime activity is happening by viewing a Crime Map. The Department released the following statement. It is the mission of the Gloucester City Police Department to safeguard the lives and property of the people we serve, to reduce the incidence and... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Climate Hearing: We Need Action, Not Just Talk

NJ Sierra Club A joint meeting of the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste and Senate Environment and Energy Committees hosted invited guests on Thursday to discuss climate change. Testimony focused on efforts to mitigate climate impacts and reduce greenhouse gases. “While the climate crisis is getting worse, we’re getting an update on the science of climate change. Scientists have been... Read more →


Philadelphia's Most Iconic Summer Attractions

PHILADELPHIA (April, 2019)— The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) is excited to present Philadelphia’s most iconic summer attractions for another fun-filled season. On Friday, May 10th, Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest, Spruce Street Harbor Park Sustained by Univest Financial Corporation, the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, and Cherry Street Pier re-open to the public to kick off the 2019 summer season... Read more →