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October 13, 2019

OFFICER DOWN: Falls County Texas Deputy Sheriff Matt Jones

Deputy Sheriff Matt Jones Falls County Sheriff's Office, Texas End of Watch Friday, October 11, 2019 Deputy Sheriff Matt Jones was struck and killed by a vehicle as he and the chief of the Riesel Police Department assisted a disabled motorist on Texas 6 near County Road 190. Another vehicle approaching the scene hydroplaned on the wet road surface and struck both officers. Deputy Jones was killed and the police chief was seriously injured. Deputy Jones' canine partner was in their patrol car and was... Read more →


Obituary | Gabrielle E. Ford-Stokley of Gloucester City

Gabrielle E. Ford-Stokley April 12, 1984 - September 18, 2019 Gabrielle E. Ford-Stokley, of Gloucester City, NJ, age 35, passed away suddenly on September 18, 2019. Beloved daughter of Nancy Ford (nee O’Hara) and the late Michael Ford. Devoted wife of William G. Stokley. Loving mother of Colin N. Ahrens, Damien M. Ahrens, Kennedy~Anne Ford, Monroe Cassidy Ford-Stokley, and the late Maddox James Ford-Stokley. Dear sister of Katie Ford, Melissa Ford, and Jacob Ford (Madison). She is also survived by her cousin Amanda Ford and... Read more →


Obituary | Charles "Chuck" Boyce of Somerdale, formerly of Runnemede

September 19, 1951 - October 13, 2019 Charles A. Boyce, “Chuck”, on October 13, 2019, of Somerdale; formerly of Runnemede. Age 68. Beloved husband of Pam Boyce for 29 years. Devoted fath er of Paul Smith (Stacey), Shelley Rulli (Charles), and Charles Boyce, Jr. (Shannon). Loving grandpop of Samantha W., Samantha, Emily, Kendra, Chase, Ashlyn, and Wyatt. Dear brother of Anne DeFeo (Sam), John Boyce (Toni), and Helen San Marco. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and countless friends, including his best friend Joe Holshue.... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Indiana Trooper Peter Stephan Killed in Vehicle Crash

PETER R. STEPHAN Indiana State Police, Indiana End of Watch Friday, October 11, 2019 Trooper Peter Stephan, age 27, was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Old State Road 25, near Stair Road, while responding to assist another deputy at the scene of a crash near Americus. His patrol car left the roadway as he entered a curve and overturned before striking a utility pole. He succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Trooper Stephan had served with the Indiana State Police for four years.... Read more →


How to Ensure Children are Provided the Tools for Maximum Protection

Gloucestercitynews.net (October 13, 2019)--Protecting your children from dangerous situations is a top priority for parents. The good news is that there are many simple ways to teach children how to stay safe. In addition to what experts call "the basics" of safety for kids are several key things parents can do to make sure children stay as safe as possible when mom and dad aren't around. What are the basic ways that adults can protect their youngsters from the criminal element in society? Here are... Read more →


NJ Parks, Forest, Historic Sites to Provide Treats and Frights for Halloween Visitors

TRENTON – From mummy duck races to multiple trick-or-treating events and spooky Jersey Devil stories, a frightfully diverse array of Halloween-themed events for children and adults is available this month at state parks, forests and historic sites, the Department of Environmental Protection announced. Many of the events are nature-themed, giving visitors the opportunity to enjoy Halloween against the colorful backdrop of New Jersey’s lush trees and autumn landscape. “New Jersey’s state parks, forests and historic sites are a great place to appreciate Halloween,” State Parks... Read more →


Campus Food Insecurity

National nonprofit committed to ending hunger among college students launches Research & Development Lab with support from Aramark Aramark, the award-winning food and facilities partner of more than 400 colleges and universities across the U.S., is taking the lead in addressing food insecurity in the higher education space through a multiyear commitment to support Swipe Out Hunger, a national nonprofit who partners with colleges and universities to provide financially and logistically efficient anti-hunger programs. (Photo: Business Wire) October, 2019 PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), the award-winning food... Read more →


Sarah Bartholomew of Medford named a Jackson Center Scholar at CCU

CONWAY, SC (10/13/2019)-- Seven Coastal Carolina University students were selected as scholars for the Jackson Family Center for Ethics and Values. The Jackson Center aims to cultivate ethical awareness within the University and surrounding community. The scholars will take part in the program through 2021. The leadership program lasts two years and assists students in developing a strong foundation for ethics and a clear awareness for their own values. The program began in 2004 and is open to students of all majors. Scholars take a... Read more →


$60 Million for Pennsylvania Volunteer Fire Departments

up $5 million from last year By Dave Lemery | The Center Square October, 2019 As a series of dire warnings from fire chiefs and lawmakers have sought to raise the alarm over the future of Pennsylvania’s volunteer fire departments, the state announced Tuesday it would be providing about $60 million this year to support the departments. Funded by the proceeds of a tax on insurance policies sold by out-of-state companies in Pennsylvania, the annual disbursement of money to the state’s volunteer fire relief associations... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Pennsylvania: Bear Season

HARRISBURG, PA--With a new statewide muzzleloader season and extended archery season for Pennsylvania black bear, the 2019/20 hunting season is shaping up to be an incredible year for licensed hunters. STATEWIDE Muzzleloader Bear Season: October 19-26 STATEWIDE Archery Bear Season: October 28-November 9 OTHER 2019 BEAR SEASONS ARCHERY (WMUs 2B, 5C and 5D): Sept. 21-Nov. 29 ARCHERY (WMU 5B): Oct. 5-Nov. 16 SPECIAL FIREARMS (Statewide): Oct. 24-26, Junior and Senior License Holders, Disabled Person Permit (to use a vehicle) Holders, and Pennsylvania residents serving on... Read more →


2020 Vision - Creating a Roadmap to Help Wildlife Navigate Our Mobile World 

HAMMONTON, NJ -- October 11, 2019 -- That's the theme of next year's Northeastern Transportation and Wildlife Conference (NETWC), which will be held in September 2020 in Atlantic City. New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife is co-hosting the event alongside the South [The SJTA installed osprey nesting boxes near waterways adjacent to the the Atlantic City Expressway in 2019 ( Brian Kushner)] Jersey Transportation Authority. NETWC invites transportation and ecology professionals, researchers, students, consultants, and others from across our region to come together to... Read more →


Philadelphia Department of Public Health Alert

Public Possibly Exposure to Measles in Philadelphia International Airport Harrisburg, PA (October 11, 2019)--–Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine and Philadelphia Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley today alerted residents who visited the Philadelphia International Airport in Delaware County on October 2 and on October 3 they may have been exposed to measles. The potential exposures occurred at the following locations and times: · Wednesday, Oct. 2, Terminal F from 6:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. · Thursday, Oct. 3, Terminal F from 4:00... Read more →


JEROME BY DAVE WOLFE

Related: ARTIST Dave Wolfe Vol. 6 No. 17 (October 13, 2019) Editor's Note: Each Sunday morning we post a weekly comic strip provided by cartoonist Dave Wolfe, age 18. Dave has been drawing since he was 5 years old, he knew he wanted to be a cartoonist at the age of 8. He’s been distributing his comics in school since 3rd grade. (click image to enlarge) Read more →


Monday Construction Work Continues on Federal Street

Lindenwold, NJ) – Freeholder Susan Shin Angulo, liaison to the Camden County Department of Public Works, has been notified by Wyndham Construction that crews will be continuing to replace pavement and sidewalk on Federal Street in Camden City outside of the new global headquarters of ResinTech Inc. beginning Monday, Oct. 14. The project will require a full closure of the roadway East State Street and River Avenue. “This project remains ongoing and motorists should continue to be aware of how this work could impact their... Read more →