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September 7, 2019

*FOOTBALL FRENZY HELPS CAMDEN COUNTY HERO SCHOLARSHIP

The Football Frenzy Fundraiser works as follows: (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Each individually numbered ticket has a list of professional football teams on the front of the ticket. Each team is given a corresponding team letter/symbol to be used throughout the season. *On each ticket there is a list for each of the 17 weeks of the football regular season. Under each week is a combination of 3 letters/symbols that correspond to the teams listed on the front. These 3 letters/symbols are the teams you will use for that... Read more →


Marisa Rivera of Mt. Laurel Charged with Murder in Death of Mother 

MOUNT LAUREL - Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Laurel Township Police Chief Stephen Riedener announced that a 23-year-old township woman has been charged with fatally stabbing her mother early yesterday morning inside the residence they shared at the Ramblewood Village Apartments. Marisa Rivera, of the first block of Pine Cove, was charged with Murder (First Degree), Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Third Degree), and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Fourth Degree). She is accused of killing her mother, 56-year-old Denise... Read more →


*FAMILY FUN DAY AT ELMWOOD HILLS

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--At Elmwood Hills Healthcare Center in Blackwood, preparations are in full swing for Family Fun Day, a free fun-for-all-ages carnival open to the entire community. The event will take place on Sunday September 15th at Elmwood Hills from 12:00 noon to 3:00 PM. Rain Date September 22nd . Some highlights of the Elmwood Hills Family Fun Day will include a petting zoo; pony rides; bouncy castle; carnival games; face painting; live music. Participants will enjoy an array of food and snacks ranging from hot dogs... Read more →


Pick-6 Rolls to $7.7 Million for Sept. 9 Drawing

Gloucestercitynews.net--TRENTON (Sept. 7, 2019) – The Pick-6 drawing on September 5 produced ten winners of $2,863 all of whom matched five out of six white balls drawn. One of those tickets was purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prize to $5,726. The $7.7 million drawing will be held Monday, September 9, 2019. The winning numbers for the Thursday, September 5 drawing were: 08, 09, 10, 27, 31 and 47. The XTRA Multiplier was: 02. By adding XTRA for an additional $1.00 per play, winners are able... Read more →


Swallowable Device to Detect Pre-cancerous Barrett's Esophagus Receives FDA Clearance

Credit: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Investigators developed the test for early detection of Barrett’s esophagus that offers promise for preventing deaths from esophageal adenocarcinoma. The test involves a novel swallowable balloon device that samples the esophagus and a DNA assay that detects Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal cancers. In a major step to bringing this technology forward to patients, the balloon device has just received 510K clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for clinical use. The now FDA-cleared device is... Read more →


Lackawanna County Prison Contract Employee Guilty Of Providing Drugs To Inmates

Middle District of Pennsylvania Gloucestercitynews.net--SCRANTON—The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Brenda Cruise, age 48, of Dunmore, pleaded guilty on September 3, 2019 before U.S. District Court Judge James M. Munley, to conspiracy to provide contraband to inmates at the Lackawanna County Prison. According to United States Attorney David J. Freed, Cruise admitted that while she worked as a contract employee at the prison, she participated in a scheme to bring marijuana, suboxone, synthetic marijuana (“spice”), and tobacco to... Read more →


Can You Identify Alleged Shoplifters?

Gloucestercitynews.net-(Cape May, NJ)--The Cape May Police Department is attempting to identify the pictured subjects in reference to Shoplifting complaints. If anyone recognizes these subjects please contact the Cape May Police Department or submit a tip through Crime Watch with a contact number. Date: Tuesday, September 3, 2019 Case Status: Current Sourced via CRIMEWATCH®: https://crimewatch.net/us/nj/cape-may/cape-may-pd/88056/cases/attempt-identify-shoplifters Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Back to School

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Gloucestercitynews.net--It’s that time of year, again—kids are going back to school and Fido will no longer have his best buddies home to keep him entertained. When your dog is suddenly home alone he may react in a negative fashion, becoming destructive or barking endlessly. You may want to consider asking a neighbor to look in on him during the kids’ absence. Sometimes, a senior citizen friend can intervene for a few dollars a week! It may give your dog a break while... Read more →


Karley Trow of Audubon, NJ Enters Professional Pharmacy Program

Gloucestercitynews.net--CEDARVILLE, OH (09/05/2019)-- Cedarville University's School of Pharmacy will recognize Karley Trow of Audubon, NJ for entering the professional pharmacy program at a special White Coat Ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 7. The ceremony begins at 10:00 a.m. in the Jeremiah Chapel located in the Dixon Ministry Center. There will be 37 first-year professional pharmacy students who will receive their white coat at the ceremony, bringing the total number of professional pharmacy students to 183 in Cedarville's Doctor of Pharmacy program. At the ceremony, the students... Read more →


Cooper’s Ferry and Hopeworks Deliver Citywide Job Portal

(Camden City, NJ) – Freeholder Jon Young applauds the work of Cooper’s Ferry Partnership and Hopeworks to create a one-stop shop for all jobs in Camden City and a new tool to streamline hiring for local employers. The new jobs portal, the first of its kind in the state, can be found at https://coopersferry.com/job-opportunities and will provide residents with up-to-date access to opportunities provided by the city’s anchor institutions. This site also includes new opportunities for Camden residents from the U.S. Census Bureau as the... Read more →


Drug Maker Mallinckrodt Agrees to Pay $15.4 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

for "Wining and Dining" Doctors Gloucestercitynews.net--PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced today that pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt ARD LLC (formerly known as Mallinckrodt ARD, Inc. and previously Questcor Gloucester City News blog files Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Questcor”)), has agreed to pay $15.4 million to resolve claims that Questcor paid illegal kickbacks to doctors from 2009 through 2013 in the form of lavish dinners and entertainment, to induce prescriptions of the company’s drug, H.P. Acthar Gel (“Acthar”) for the treatment of complications from multiple sclerosis.... Read more →


NJ Residents Graduate from The University of Alabama

Gloucestercitynews.net--TUSCALOOSA, AL (09/05/2019)-- The University of Alabama awarded some 1,450 degrees during its summer commencement Aug. 3. With a beautiful campus, dozens of challenging academic programs, expert faculty and numerous opportunities for service and growth, The University of Alabama is a place where legends are made. UA offers its students a premier educational, cultural and social experience with more than 200 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. The campus gives students the opportunity to interact with faculty performing cutting-edge research. Erin Caitlin Dewechter of Mount Laurel,... Read more →


FBI Alert: Safe Online Surfing

Gloucestercitynews.net--The FBI’s Safe Online Surfing (SOS) Internet Challenge, which had record participation in 2018-2019, is reopening for the start of the new school year to help students navigate the web securely. As the FBI sees more and more crimes begin online, the growing participation numbers show that educators and caregivers also recognize the importance of teaching young people web literacy and safety. “Many children and teens see Internet-enabled devices as essential to their lives—needed for everything from schoolwork to social connections,” said Unit Chief Jonathan... Read more →


NJ Residents in the Class of 2023 Arrives at Albright College

Gloucestercitynews.net--READING, PA (09/05/2019)-- Hailing from 20 states - as well as Morocco, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Japan, South Korea and Ireland - Albright's class of 2023 has arrived in Reading, Pa. Biology is the group's most popular major, followed by Albright's Alpha program for undecided students and Business Administration. About half of the class of 2023 comes from outside of Pennsylvania. Lileni Carrasco of Atlantic City, N.J., is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree. A graduate of Atlantic County Institue of Technology, Carrasco is majoring... Read more →


Senator Troy Singleton to Volunteer at Cinnaminson Relay For Life

Gloucestercitynews.net--Cinnaminson, NJ – State Senator Troy Singleton (D) will partner with the American Cancer Society to assist with their Relay for Life event at Cinnaminson High School. The event will take place on Saturday, September 28, 2019 atCinnaminson High School, located at 1197 Riverton Road, and the Senator will volunteer from 12:00 until 2:00 p.m. Senator Singleton and a team of volunteers will help by assisting with various aspects of setting up the event. Anyone interested in joining the Senator can sign-up on the Senator’s... Read more →