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October 9, 2019

It's not too late to register for Saturday's Heroes to Hero Run!

Dawn M. Ragan, Executive Director Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund 162 W. White Horse Pike Berlin, NJ 08009 (856)768-9656 www.camdencountyhero.com You don’t have to be a hero to keep a dream alive… Read more →


NJ SUPREME COURT WEIGHS SCIENCE USED BY POLICE

Yesterday, the state Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that evaluates how police officers determine how intoxicated a driver is — from cannabis or other drugs, not alcohol. It centers around a man who received two DWIs even though his blood alcohol level was under the legal limit. His attorneys argue that his convictions were based on the work of so-called "drug recognition experts," and he questions their methods. The state disagrees. (WHYY) ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS REBUKE LNG TERMINAL PLAN On Monday, about 30 environmentalists... Read more →


24-Year-Old Camden City Resident Murdered

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (October 9, 2019)--Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki reported a homicide that occurred in the city early this morning. The Camden County Police Department was made aware of a ShotSpotter activation near the 1300 block of Federal Street at approximately 12:01 a.m. Officers located the victim, Carlos Perry, 24, of Camden, at Cooper University Hospital suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Carlos Perry succumbed to his injuries at approximately 12:34 a.m. The investigation into... Read more →


Soccer Coach Charged with Allegedly Manufacturing Child Porn

SALEM, NJ--(October 9, 2019)-Christopher Ferrari (24 year old male) of Oaklyn, NJ has been criminally charged by the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office with Manufacturing Child Pornography and multiple counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child after an investigation by C. Ferrari image courtesy of nj1015.com the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office. Ferrari surrendered himself at the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 and was detained at the Salem County Correctional Facility pending a first appearance in Gloucester County Superior Court, Woodbury, New... Read more →


Howell Township Police Officer Indicted for Allegedly Trying to Lure Undercover Officer Posing as Teen

24 Men Were Arrested in AG’s 2018 Undercover Operation Targeting Child Predators on Social Media TRENTON (October 9, 2019)--– Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a suspended Howell Township, N.J., police sergeant was indicted today on charges that he attempted to lure a 15-year-old girl he met online to meet for a sexual encounter. The “girl” was really an undercover detective participating in “Operation Open House,” a multi-agency operation in 2018 led by the Attorney General’s Office that resulted in the arrest of 24... Read more →


Grassroots Advocates to Demand Political Boss Resign as Head of Cooper Hospital

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (October 9, 2019)-- South Jersey good-government advocates are holding a press conference to demand that South Jersey political power broker George Norcross resign from the board of Cooper University Health Care following a series of scandals. These scandals have, according to news reports, prompted state and local criminal investigations, as well as scrutiny from a task force appointed by Governor Phil Murphy to examine New Jersey’s troubled tax incentives program. Recent news reports have shown that: · Norcross and his brother Phil... Read more →


$350K Federal Grant Received to Study Kensington Initiative

Topic: Opioids HARRISBURG —Attorney General Josh Shapiro, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, and Temple University are today announcing that the city has received a $358,803 Innovative Prosecution Solutions Grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to add a research partner—Temple University—to the Kensington Initiative. The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, and Bureau of Justice Assistance operate the Innovative Prosecution Solutions Program to assist state and local jurisdictions in addressing violent crime. This is the first time that the Office of Attorney General has... Read more →


Woodbine Resident Jake Davis Named League Performer of the Week Again

TROY, NY (10/08/2019)-- For the second consecutive week, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student-athlete Jake Davis of Woodbine 08270 and Ocean City High School has been named Liberty League Men's Cross Country Performer of the Week. This week's award came after Davis (Woodbine, NJ / Ocean City) finished first on the team and 12th overall in the men's Silver Division at the NCAA Division III Pre-Nationals in Louisville, Ky. A junior, he crossed crossed the finish line in 24:47.3, a pace of 4:59.3, and was less... Read more →


Obituary: Dorine C. Trabosh Crane (nee Helms) of Sicklerville, formerly of Gloucester Twp., and Bellmawr

February 05, 1927 - October 08, 2019 Dorine C. Trabosh Crane (nee Helms), on October 8, 2019, of Sicklerville, formerly of Gloucester Township and Bellmawr. Age 92. Devoted mother of Nicholas F. Trabosh (Marie), Ronald W. Trabosh (Fran) and Michael G. Trabosh (Susan). Loving grandmother of N. Ryan, Marissa Straccialini, Tara Eckel, Ronald, Jr., Eric, Lauren, Amanda, Michael, Melissa and Christopher. Great grandmother of 20. Dear sister of the late Richard Helms. Daughter of the late Harold and Susan Helms. Aunt of Marie Hawk, Richard,... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: Windy Wilson "Top Dog" for the Day

Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor Wellsir, I ast ol’ Slim if mebbe I could contribulate to his Home Country columns if I ever had something important to renounce. And he said he wanted to go hunting, anyway, so why not now. So howdy. This here’s Windy Wilson, you know. I’m the guy on the Home Country with Slim Randles radio show what edumacates folks to stuff they ain’t heard the straight of before. I timed ‘er just right the other day. Strolled on into the... Read more →


FEMA Grant Helps Atlantic County Communities

A FEMA flood grant will reimburse homeowners at least 75 percent of the cost of elevating 48 homes in six towns. (Photo provided) By NANETTE LOBIONDO GALLOWAY The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded a $7.3 million grant to partially reimburse property owners with the cost of elevating homes in six Atlantic County communities. The grant will reimburse homeowners at least 75 percent of the cost of elevating 48 homes in Brigantine, Atlantic City, Ventnor, Margate, Longport and Somers Point. The remaining cost will be... Read more →


NJ Residents Enrolled at Marietta College

MARIETTA, OHIO (10/07/2019)-- When classes began for the 2019 Fall Semester, Marietta College welcomed approximately 392 new students who are studying in one of the more than 50 majors. The following students are from your coverage area: William Bentley of Haddonfield, New Jersey (08033), is a graduate of Haddonfield Memorial High School and is majoring in History and Political Science. Rebecca Dubbs of Marmora, New Jersey (08223), is a graduate of Ocean City High School and is majoring in History. William Hoffman of Brigantine, New... Read more →


LINDENWOLD PD ALERT: Increase in Theft of Motorcycles

LINDENWOLD, NJ (October 8, 2019)--The Lindenwold Police Department announced this week that there has been an increase in motorcycle thefts. Coordinated suspects are utilizing a stolen van/truck in order to steal motorcycles that are parked and are both secured with locks or left unsecured. The suspects are casing the area to determine where motorcycles are being parked and then coming back to the area once they have procured a vehicle to transport the stolen motorcycles. Resident should contact police immediately if they observe suspects loading... Read more →


Residents Urged to Take Steps to Prevent the Flu

The New Jersey Department of Health is reminding residents to get vaccinated against influenza to protect themselves and their loved ones. Department of Health Acting Commissioner Judith Persichilli received her flu shot today at Morris Hall, a long-term care facility Lawrenceville. “Flu vaccination is the single most important step we can take to protect ourselves and our families against infection,” said Department of Health Acting Commissioner Judith Persichilli. “Given the vulnerable population in our long-term care facilities, I appreciate the commitment of Morris Hall to... Read more →


How to Spend a Weekend in Albany, New York

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 9, 2019)--A weekend in Albany is a dream for almost every traveling aficionado in the world! If you are already in Albany or planning to visit there, you will need to go through this article and make your trip worthwhile! Apart from knowing that Albany is the capital city of New York State, you must have heard that it’s the home of entertainment, adventure, great foods, unique culture, and art. Read this article to the end and discover hotels, restaurants, events, foods and drinks,... Read more →


Samuel Little’s Confessions: Murder Locations and Victims

Note: The below map, list of cases, and Samuel Little’s drawings of his victims were first published November 27, 2018 in a related story. The information has been moved in its entirety to this page for ease of reference. These incidents are either linked to victims who have not yet been identified (Jane Does) or to murders described by Samuel Little that have not yet been definitively corroborated by law enforcement (unmatched confessions). The information depicted when selecting the pinpoints on the map (also available... Read more →


SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH TO CELEBRATE BLESSED CARDINAL NEWMAN's CANONIZATION

PHILADELPHIA PA--Faithful from Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church will celebrate the parish’s third annual Solemn High Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. This year’s Mass will celebrate the canonization of Saint Cardinal John Henry Newman, two days after his canonization in Rome. Very Reverend Timothy Perkins, Vicar General for the Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter, will be the principal celebrant and homilist for this Mass. Tuesday, October 15, 2019 7:00 p.m. Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul... Read more →


How New Jersey's Political Machine Really Works

Oct 7, 2019 Gov. Chris Christie, George Norcross, and State Senate President Steve Sweeney at a groundbreaking ceremony in 2014, in Camden for a Norcross-funded school. ( Mel Evans / AP Images ) Nancy Solomon, managing editor of New Jersey Public Radio, talks about the out-sized political influence of the Norcross family, and how tax breaks that were supposed to benefit one of the state's poorest cities, Camden, ended up benefiting George Norcross and his associates. Did you ever wonder how New Jersey Political Machine... Read more →