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October 12, 2019

Maryland Fishing Report Oct. 9: Fish Will Be More Active With Cooler Temperatures

October 9, 2019 By Keith Lockwood Maryland Department of Natural Resources Sarah Chlebnikow is all smiles after catching her first northern snakehead. Photo by Barry Browning Pleasant daytime temperatures make ideal conditions for taking our younger fishermen out for some family fun close to home. Community ponds usually offer plenty of freshwater species such as bluegill sunfish. The fall trout stocking program is underway and community ponds are one of the many places fish will be stocked near your home. Northern snakeheads offer some exciting... Read more →

Public Health Alert: Hepatitis A Case Confirmed in Paterson, NJ

PATERSON, NJ--The New Jersey Department of Health is working with the Paterson Department of Health to notify residents about one confirmed case of hepatitis A in a food handler employed at Brother’s Produce located at 327 E Railway Ave, Paterson, NJ 07503. The individual worked while they were potentially infectious between September 30 and October 5, 2019. The Department is recommending that: Any produce purchased from Brother’s Produce between September 30 and October 5, 2019 should be discarded. Individuals who may have eaten produce from... Read more →

Alleged Burglar Arrested After Returning To The Crime Scene

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, NJ (October 11, 2019)--During the morning hours of October 11, Officers were dispatched to a motor vehicle burglary on Summer Lea Drive, which is in the Sicklerville section of Winslow Twp. While taking the report, Joseph Cortazzo was dropped off in the area from a local cab. Officers on scene recognized Coratzzo, as he matched the description of the burglar, they viewed on area surveillance footage. Investigation revealed that Cortazzo came back to the scene in an effort to retrieve his own back-pack... Read more →

19-Year-Old Willingboro Resident Jonte Rice Fatally Shot

PALMYRA BOROUGH (October 12, 2019)--- Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Palmyra Borough Police Chief Scott Pearlman announced today that a 19-year-old Willingboro man was fatally shot last night at a house party. Police were called to the 500 block of West 5th Street at approximately 11:15 p.m. and discovered that the victim, Jonte Rice, had been shot multiple times. He was pronounced dead shortly after being transported to Cooper University Medical Center in Camden. No arrests have been made. The preliminary investigation has determined... Read more →

Unfinished Business: Women Running in 2018 and Beyond

A Report from the Center for American Women and Politics Gender disparities in American politics were not upended in a single cycle, but the 2018 election marked sites of progress as well as persistent hurdles for women candidates.Evaluating the 2018 election in the context of both past and present offers key insights into the gendered terrain that candidates will navigate in 2020 and beyond. That is the work done in a new report released this morning by the Center for American Women and Politics, a... Read more →

Indigenous Peoples' Day is October 14th; Check Out What’s Happening at Temple!

10:00 - 3:00: The 1st Annual NAISAT Indigenous Peoples' Day Colloquium* Temple undergraduates will be presenting their work on the mythology and misrepresentation of the Lenape (the indigenous people of the Philadelphia area). Swing by anytime during the day to look at their poster-presentations and hear and discuss traditional Lenape stories, mythological analysis, and information and initiatives concerning contemporary Lenape communities; new sessions begin every 30-60 minutes! Hosted by the Temple student organization NAISAT (Native American and Indigenous Studies at Temple). 10:00-2:00 at the Bell... Read more →

RIP Francis Currey, MOH Battle of the Bulge

Sad news out of Selkirk, New York: Francis S. Currey, one of the last few living World War II veterans who received the Medal of Honor, died Tuesday morning at 94. His death was announced in a Facebook post on Tuesday, Oct. 8 by the Delmar-based Nathaniel Adams Blanchard Post 1040 of the American Legion, which he had been involved in. The exact time, nature and location of his death have yet to be confirmed. Currey, of Selkirk, was originally born in Loch Sheldrake, New... Read more →

Delaware Fish & Wildlife Police Blotter: Sept. 30-Oct. 6

Reminder for the week: Where to find Sunday deer hunting information and related wildlife area maps DOVER (Oct. 11, 2019) – To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Sept. 30-Oct. 6 made 1,603 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 30 citations. Officers responded to 56 complaints regarding possible violations of laws... Read more →

Obituary | Anna M. Kline of Bellmawr

May 30, 1947 - October 10, 2019 Anna M. “Nancy” Kline (nee Connors), on October 10, 2019, of Bellmawr, formerly of Collings Lakes, passed away surrounded by her loving family. Age 72. Nancy was the beloved mother of William Kline (Courtney) and John Kline (Denise). Loving Mom Mom of Shelby, Austin and Hayden. Beloved sister of William Connors and the late Edward and James Connors. Dear close friend of Kathleen, Brandi and Emma Conklin, Maryann Powell, Frances Killip and Carol Rodano. Cherished aunt of Michael,... Read more →

The City of Philadelphia Awards Temple University Health System the “Employer of Choice” Honor

(Philadelphia, PA) – Temple University Health System has received the City of Philadelphia’s inaugural 2019 Employer of Choice Award. The award was presented by the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Workforce Development to organizations that have shown exemplary practices in hiring, talent development, retention, and culture which create opportunity and level the playing field for Philadelphians seeking to connect to career ladder opportunities. Among the 13 employers honored with this award, Temple was the only health system to make the list, and scored the highest... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: Democratic Candidates Fail The Religion Test

October 11, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on what Democratic candidates for president had to say about religious liberty in the October 10 televised debate: There was a time, not long ago, when people of faith felt equally at home with the Republican and Democratic Parties. The former was home to most Protestants, and the latter was home to most Catholics and Jews. A big change came in the early 1970s when Catholics (especially white Catholics) moved away from the Democratic Party; some... Read more →

Virtua surgeon earns exceptional credential in weight-loss medicine

Marlton, N.J.—A Virtua physician has earned an uncommon designation from a prestigious medical organization. Gaurav Sharma, MD, is one of only six N.J. surgeons—and among just 117 in the United States and Canada—to be named a diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM). Dr. Sharma, a general and bariatric (weight-loss) surgeon based in Moorestown, engaged in months of in-depth study and passed a rigorous exam in order to earn the ABOM credential. “As a bariatric surgeon, I have expertise in surgical aspects of... Read more →

Rutgers Study: Chinese American Men who Smoke at Great Risk of Lung Cancer

Newswise — NEW BRUNSWICK (Oct. 11, 2019) –– Cigarette smoking has long been known to cause lung cancer, but older Chinese American men are at an even greater risk. That knowledge prompted researchers at Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research (IFH) to study whether smoking is related to elevated risks of other health conditions in this vulnerable population. Researchers hypothesized that among older Chinese American men, current or former smokers would be in poorer health than those who never smoked. That... Read more →

Hope and Healing” interfaith prayer service

PHILADELPHIA PA--Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS) along with The Office for Life and Family’s Walking Together Philly ministry will hold a “Hope and Healing” interfaith prayer service asking for the intercession of God’s blessing of physical, spiritual, mental, and emotional healing for ourselves and loved ones. Reverend Christopher M. Walsh, pastor of Saint Raymond of Peñafort (Philadelphia) will lead the prayer service. All are welcome to attend. Thursday, October 24, 2019 5:00 p.m. The Chapel of Our Lady of the Blessed... Read more →

Send Your Alumni News for Ramblings Newsletter!

Dear Gloucester Catholic Alumni: My name is Rob Langi, class of 2002 and I will be editing future editions of Ramblings for the Gloucester Catholic community. I want to start off by thanking Cara Buckland for all of her great work in this position and I will try my best to keep the standard high as we share all of the news and happenings of our far-reaching and tremendous alumni base. The format will be very similar to what you have seen in the past... Read more →

Delaware Fish & Wildlife: Police Youth Academies graduate 59 students

DOVER (Oct. 11, 2019) – This year’s DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Youth Academy program was a huge success, with 59 students completing the academies’ curriculum this past summer. Now in its fourth year, the popular program is geared to students ages 12 to 15 with an interest in natural resources and law enforcement, with a focus on acquiring or enhancing boating, fishing, and hunting skills. Sessions for the Basic Youth Academy were held at the DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Little... Read more →

State Police Unions Offer $10,000 to Increase Reward for Information Leading to Bridgeton City Child

¡Atención, traducción en español abajo! The New Jersey State Police Unions have collectively offered an additional $10,000 reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Dulce Alavez, 5, from Bridgeton City, N.J., who has been missing since September 16. The funds offered by the State Troopers Fraternal Association, the Non-Commissioned Officers Union, and the Superior Officers Association brings the total reward to $52,000. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bridgeton City Police Department at 856-451-0033. ************************************ Los Sindicatos de la Policía Estatal ofrecen... Read more →