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April 2019

Active Duty and veterans compete in Boston Marathon and Tough Ruck

April 17th, 2019 by MOTHAX This story has been making the rounds, and I wanted to share it as well, if mainly because there were numerous similiar displays that I saw in Massachusetts this weekend. From Marine Corp Times: A viral video from Monday’s Boston Marathon shows Marine veteran Micah... Read more →


Two Pemberton Twp. Men Indicted for Fatal Shooting

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that two Pemberton Township residents have been indicted for the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man in the township’s Sunbury Village neighborhood in early 2017. Brandon A. Clifton, 20, of the 400 block of White Pine Court, and Douglas Lewis, 23, of Fort Dix... Read more →


‘Delaware Goes to War’ event at Fort Miles

LEWES (April 18, 2019) – DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation, Cape Henlopen State Park, and the Fort Miles Museum and Historic Area, are hosting the annual “Delaware Goes to War” event at Fort Miles beginning at 10 a.m., Saturday April 27. The public is invited to explore Fort Miles... Read more →


Atlantic City Resident Admits Insurance Fraud, Drug Distribution

CAMDEN, N.J. – An Atlantic City, New Jersey, man today admitted to staging a fake robbery of a Union County, New Jersey, pawnshop for the purpose of perpetrating an insurance fraud and to distributing illegal drugs, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Salvatore “Sam” Piccolo, 67, of Atlantic City, a member... Read more →


AC Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Easter Brunch

Atlantic City, N.J. (April 17, 2019) – Celebrate this Easter Sunday, April 21, at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City with a $24.99 all-you-can-eat Easter Brunch at the Best Buffet on the Boardwalk, Fresh Harvest Buffet, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. The brunch will include a Roasted Lamb... Read more →


ALERT: BEARS LEAVE WINTER DENS IN SEARCH OF FOOD

TRENTON - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is reminding the public of important safety tips to follow as black bears begin emerging from winter dens and searching for food. "It is especially important for residents who live in bear country to be aware of the common-sense steps they... Read more →


Woolrich Twp. Resident Competes in Bloomsburg U. Competition

BLOOMSBURG, PA (04/17/2019)-- Six computer science majors from the Bloomsburg University Department of Mathematical and Digital Sciences competed in the programming contest at the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges - Northeastern Region (CCSCNE) 2019 conference at the University of New Haven (Conn). The annual conference brings together computer science... Read more →


Doug Pederson Talks “Leadership” in South Jersey

Doug Pederson Eagles’ Super Bowl-Winning Head Coach to Discuss Motivation and Success Cinnaminson, NJ (April 2019) – Get up close and personal with Doug Pederson, head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, as he discusses his leadership style, what motivates him and how to handle success at the upcoming SJ Magazine... Read more →


Online Retailers are Growing Faster than Amazon

Lots of Internet Retailer’s 2019 Top 1000 names the 342 midsized and larger merchants that exceeded Amazon’s growth rate in 2018, one of more than 200 data points for North America’s 1,000 leading e-retailers. CHICAGO, April 18— Amazon.com Inc. has more than doubled its share of the North American ecommerce... Read more →


NJ Receives $125,000 to Fight Housing Discrimnation

New Jersey – To help end housing discrimination, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $125,000 to Citizen Action of New Jersey to confront violations CNBNews graphics file of the nation’s landmark Fair Housing Act (see grant chart below). HUD’s grants are provided through the Department’s... Read more →


One Florida and One New York Lottery Ticket Wins $1,000 a Week for Life

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (April 18, 2019) – One Florida and one New York Lottery CASH4LIFE ticket matched the five white balls drawn for the Monday, April 15th drawing winning the $1,000 a week for life second prize. In addition, two lucky ticketholders won $2,500 by... Read more →


Philomena “Phyllis” Sabatini of Palm Desert, California; age 97

Philomena “Phyllis” Sabatini Palm Desert, CA – Surrounded by her loving family, on April 11, 2019. Age 97. (nee Lizzio) Formerly of Philadelphia. Loving and devoted wife of 64 years to the late Joseph Sabatini. Loving mother of Angela Vizza (Carmine), Joseph Sabatini (Trudy) and Sarah Scibona (Jack). Cherished grandmother... Read more →


Nutley Man Indicted for Homicide in Connection

with 2018 Mt. Laurel Fatal Collision Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 26-year-old Nutley man has been indicted for causing the death of another motorist during a collision last summer on Route 73 in Mount Laurel. A Burlington County Grand Jury indicted William Dunbar on charges of Aggravated... Read more →


After 21 Arrests Mount Holly Man Sentenced to Life in Prison

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Mount Holly man who has been arrested on 21 occasions for theft, burglary, assault, and weapons offenses was sentenced yesterday to life in prison for the armed robberies of a Florence Township convenience store and gas station two years ago. It was... Read more →


SWEENEY'S PLAN: 274 DISTRICTS WOULD MERGE, DISAPPEAR

So Tom Davis again has news you can use: here's the list of all of the K-6 and K-8 school districts that would be merged or eliminated under Sen. Pres. Steve Sweeney's "Path to Progress" plan. The controversial plan would dramatically downsize the state's districts from 600 to 320, and... Read more →


Authorities Seeking Berlin Bank Robber

The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Berlin Borough Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man who was charged with robbing a bank on Sunday, March 24, 2019. Bradley Thompson, 33 of Lindenwold, (images above) was charged with first degree Robbery according to Camden County Prosecutor Mary... Read more →


SJTA Once Again Plants Trees at SJ Schools

in the Spirit of Arbor Day Students learn about READI program and importance of environmental stewardship SJTA mascot, Farley T. Fox, joins students of Radix Elementary School on Tuesday, April 16 to learn about the importance of environmental stewardship from members of the READI (Roadway Environmental Advancement Initiative) team of... Read more →


First Time’s The Charm!!

TRENTON (April 18, 2019) - Frances Rhodes of Monmouth Beach in Monmouth County usually plays scratch-off games, but on this day while cashing in a $20 scratch off winner, she decided to purchase five Jersey Cash 5 quick pick tickets with XTRA. This was her very first time buying a... Read more →


DNREC: 2018 ethylene oxide release did not impact the environment

DOVER (April 18, 2019) – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has concluded that there was no increased risk to human health or safety from deluge water used to contain the Nov. 25, 2018 ethylene oxide (EO) release at Croda’s Atlas Point facility. DNREC’s conclusion was made... Read more →


Opioid Takedown

Multiple Medical Professionals Among 60 Charged with Facilitating Illegal Opioid Prescriptions FBI Executive Assistant Director Amy Hess is joined by partner agency officials at a press conference in Cincinnati where charges were announced against 60 defendants as a result of a takedown by the Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid (ARPO) Strike... Read more →


Villas Resident Gonzalo Gonzalez Charged with Heroin Distribution

For Immediate Release – April 17, 2019 Cape May Court House, New Jersey - Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Chief of Detectives Paul Skill announce the arrest of Gonzalo Gonzalez, a 27-year-old restaurant employee and resident of the Villas section of Lower Township, for heroin distribution and... Read more →


Williamstown High School 2nd Baseman Tim Chew Headed to Delaware Valley University

Williamstown High School baseball star Tim Chew, a senior, has committed to continue his academic and athletic career at Delaware Valley University, Doylestown, Pennsylvania. He received a four-year scholarship to DelVal. His major will be Psychology. Chew has a 4.0 GPA in High school. He scored an 1180 on SAT's.... Read more →