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October 15, 2019

Small and Verity Found Guilty in Drug Induced Death Case; Face Possible Life in Prison

Cape May Court House, New Jersey – Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland announces a guilty verdict in the trial of Christopher R. Small and Christopher M. Verity regarding the drug induced death of Kevin MacFarlane. The jury verdict was received on Friday October 11, 2019 after a three week long trial in front of the Honorable Christopher Gibson in the Cape May County Superior Court. On October 3, 2018, the body of Kevin MacFarlane was discovered and a homicide investigation was conducted by... Read more →


FOOTBALL PUSHES NEW JERSEY SPORTSBOOKS TO NEW HEIGHTS IN SEPTEMBER

New Jersey’s sportsbooks hit $4 billion in lifetime bets (ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — The first month of the NFL season propelled New Jersey’s online and retail sportsbooks to a record handle and win in September and past $4 billion in bets since the industry launched in June 2018, according to PlayNJ.comanalysts. “New Jersey more than doubled its handle from September 2018, which is staggering growth,” said Dusin Gouker, lead analyst at PlayNJ.com. “After such an impressive debut, the question now becomes how much room is... Read more →


Jersey Cash 5 Jackpot Winning Tickets Sold in Camden and Monmouth Counties

TRENTON (Oct. 15, 2019) – Two lucky tickets matched all five numbers drawn splitting the $63,952 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Monday, Oct. 14, drawing. Each ticket is worth $31,976. The winning numbers were: 03, 08, 12, 15 and 18 and the XTRA number was: 02. The retailers will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for each winning ticket sold. Those tickets were sold at the following locations:  Camden County: Country Fresh Food Mart, 645 Clements Bridge Rd., Barrington; and  Monmouth County:... Read more →


Delaware CBP Seizes Concealed Weapon and Ammo Destined to Honduras

WILMINGTON, Delaware – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discovered a handgun and nearly 1,500 rounds of ammunition October 4 at the Port of Wilmington that was concealed inside household goods destined to Honduras. CBP officers seized a handgun and nearly 1,500 rounds of ammo destined for Honduras. CBP officers used a mobile x-ray to scan 200 cardboard boxes in a shipping container destined to Honduras, and detected anomalies inside two boxes. Further inspection discovered a disassembled Taurus 9mm handgun wrapped separately in aluminum foil,... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Scratch Medicare for All, rural areas need telemedicine

By Wayne Campbell Oct 14, 2019/ THE CENTER SQUARE /pennsylvania The current buzz in Washington and with Democratic presidential candidates is Medicare for All supported by U.S. Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. Other candidates such as Joe Biden prefer sort of a Medicare for All-Lite called the Public Option, which increases federal control of the U.S. health care system, although not by as much as the single-payer plans advocated by Sanders and Warren. As someone who lives in rural Pennsylvania, I would ask for... Read more →


New BetRivers Sportsbook Open at Sugar House Casino

$5 million investment features HD video wall measuring 56.5 feet wide by 10.5 feet high October 14, 2019 PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SugarHouse Casino is placing a $5 million bet that its new permanent state-of-the-art sportsbook will be Philly fans’ go-to place to watch, wager on and celebrate their favorite Philadelphia teams and more. The new sportsbook, called “BetRivers Sportsbook,” reflects Rivers branding and the upcoming transition from SugarHouse Casino to Rivers Casino Philadelphia as previously announced. The all-new 5,700-square-foot space features a luxury viewing area with a... Read more →


MURPHY DEFENDS SPENDING $1M ON NEWARK OFFICE

Gov. Phil Murphy's got reno plans, and a big budget. The new office he's eying in Newark will cost taxpayers $1 million — and "the state will technically pay rent to the Economic Development Authority," Brent Johnson writes. That's the same EDA that a Murphy-led audit rebuked for mismanagement of $11 billion in tax breaks. (NJ.com / ProPublica) RARITAN VALLEY LINE: OFF-PEAK SERVICE RETURNS TO NYC Yestrday, Gov. Murphy announced the return of direct, mid-day service to Manhattan on the Raritan Valley Line. It was... Read more →


Rutgers Study: Sales Can Stagnate if Online Sales Are Limited to Previous Purchase Patterns

CAMDEN CITY NJ– To induce shoppers to purchase more items, online retailers often offer customized recommendations to customers based on prior purchases, but a Rutgers University‒Camden researcher says that approach could do more harm to the company than helping to increase overall sales. A study led by Nathan Fong that appears in the Journal of Marketing Research shows that customers who receive these highly personalized, targeted promotions are more likely to purchase from those same categories, and less likely to look at other types of... Read more →


Obituary | Regina C. Clauser of Bellmawr

April 04, 1957 - October 15, 2019 Regina C. Clauser (nee Phillips), on October 15, 2019, of Bellmawr. Age 62. Devoted mother of Mark. Beloved wife of the late Edward. Dear stepmother of Karen and Michael. Loving sister of James Jr., Thomas, Michael, John, Gerry, Kevin, and the late Dorothy. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. There will be a visitation from 10am to 12 noon on Sunday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Interment private. Read more →


MORE OPPORTUNITIES ON TAP FOR HUNTERS THIS YEAR

HARRISBURG, PA - Although some hunting seasons are underway, the cooling temperatures and changing leaves signify the best is yet to come. Pennsylvania’s statewide archery deer season begins Saturday, Oct. 5, and its return is prompting the Pennsylvania Game Commission to issue some helpful reminders about new opportunities. Among them are additional early bear seasons and a longer firearms deer season that includes a Saturday opener. But many seasons will begin sooner. In the statewide archery deer season, properly licensed bowhunters statewide can hunt for... Read more →


Senate Candidate Hirsh V. Singh on "The Radical Left"

Ever since Donald Trump took office, the radical left has been off their rockers, using the biggest media outlets they control to smear our President with fabricated stories. But even in the face of powerful opposition, outlets like Breitbart News refuse to remain silent. They work tirelessly to bring patriots like you the facts. And the fact is the Democrats are terrified. We know the truth and we're not afraid to share it. Just a few days ago, I was invited to join Breitbart's weekend... Read more →


Three Bathroom Interior Ideas

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 15, 2019)--If you’re looking to renovate your home, the family bathroom is one of the best places to start. You’ll be creating a beautiful space where you can enjoy a long hot bath but will also be adding value to your home. Tackling a bathroom remodel can be a daunting task when if you’re looking to complete the project yourself, as there will no doubt be a few plumbing conundrums and electrics to rewire as well. One question that must be answered before work... Read more →


Jagiellonian University Team Verifies New Comet Entering Our Solar System

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Contributor (Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 15, 2019)--A newly discovered comet has excited the astronomical community this week because it appears to have originated from outside the solar system. Comet-'Oumuamua-Illustration For decades, astronomers have speculated that the space between stars may be populated by solar minor bodies -- comets and asteroids. These are thought to have been ejected from their home planetary systems. Studies have also suggested that these bodies may occasionally pass through our Milky Way Solar System and be identified thanks to... Read more →


6 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Local Crime

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 15, 2019)--When stepping out into your local community, whether as an individual, couple or with your children, you have a right to feel safe. Unfortunately, even the safest neighborhoods still require an element of self-awareness and safety basics to ensure that you protect yourself at all times. Always Stick to Planned Routes There will be certain areas of your neighborhood that are established and the natural go-to route to get to a specific place, whether it’s walking to the local park, shops or public... Read more →


Baltimore CBP Intercepts Prohibited Manure-Based Fertilizer from Mexico/Destructive Long-Horned Beetles

BALTIMORE – It’s fairly common for American tourists to purchase bottles of choice tequila during their vacations to Mexico, but it was a bottle of another substance that surprised U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists. Bottle of cattle manure fertilizer from Cancun, Mexico While examining baggage for prohibited agriculture products at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) September 20, two Californians, who just arrived from Cancun, Mexico, declared that they had a bottle of organic liquid fertilizer. The bottle’s label listed the... Read more →


This Winter: Zoo Lights, Festive Bourse Selfies & Floating Tree at Fashion...

Philadelphia Welcomes Three New Holiday Traditions in 2019 Philadelphia is well known for its wintertime holiday traditions—lots of them. The season begins with America’s oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade—enjoying its momentous 100th running this year. But this year, three newcomers get an early start on the holidays. These include a vast, immersive, evening light display—LumiNature at the Philadelphia Zoo—a seasonal selfie station at The Bourse—Photo Pop Philly: Winter Wonderland—and a massive floating tree, with a sound and light show, at the center of the just-opened Fashion... Read more →


Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice to Host Conference on Moral Injury & Veteran-Centric Care

Marlton, NJ – Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice, in collaboration with New Jersey Department of Military & Veterans Affairs, HeroCare Connect and the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA), will be hosting the Moral Injury and Veteran-Centric Care Conference on Thursday, October 24 from 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. at The Samaritan Center in Voorhees (265 S Route 73). The conference will explore topics such as moral injury and PTSD, among others, as a way to improve care for Veterans across the healthcare continuum. Keynote speaker, Chris J.... Read more →


Off-Duty NJ Trooper Uses CPR to Revive Unconscious Woman

Newark, N.J. - An off-duty New Jersey State Trooper performed life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on a 73-year-old woman who collapsed and stopped breathing in a restroom at the Prudential Center. On Sunday, October 6, while attending an event at the Prudential Center, Trooper Cassandra Pugh heard someone calling for help from a nearby restroom. She immediately ran inside and found a woman lying on the floor unconscious and not breathing. Without hesitation, Trooper Pugh began performing CPR with assistance from the victim's family members. Trooper... Read more →


7 Tips To Prevent Tantrums Before They Happen

Learn what triggers your child's tantrums — and how to avoid them altogether. Yes, really. by: Connie Matthiessen | GREATSCHOOLS.ORG It can happen at the store, the doctor’s office, or the party your child’s been looking forward to for weeks. Something snaps and your child has a total, tectonic, temper tantrum: screaming, kicking, tears. Nothing you say calms your child down, strangers are gaping, and before it’s over you feel like flinging yourself to the ground and bawling, too. What are temper tantrums, exactly, and... Read more →


Former Bordentown Township Police Chief Will Be Retried On Hate Crime

Defendant Previously Convicted of Lying to FBI CAMDEN CITY N.J – U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today that his office will retry the retired chief of the Bordentown Township Police Department on hate crime and civil rights charges after a jury deadlocked on those counts at his trial. The defendant was convicted by the same jury on Oct. 9, 2019, of lying to FBI agents who questioned him about violating an 18-year-old man’s civil rights during an arrest. The jury deliberated eight days in the... Read more →


Partners In Care ACO Generates Millions in Savings in the Medicare Shared Savings Program

Millions distributed to participating providers Marlton, NJ… Partners In Care (PIC), a clinically integrated network powered by Marlton-based Continuum Health, announced today that the Partners In Care Accountable Care Organization (ACO) generated $546 Per Member Per Year (PMPY) in savings for Performance Year 2018 for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid’s (CMS) Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). By delivering 50% more savings than the minimum threshold required by CMS, and significantly lowering the cost of care, the ACO member providers earned millions in shared savings.... Read more →


Willow Grove, PA Man Convicted of Possession of a Machine Gun

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Sharif Khalid, 42, of Willow Grove, PA was convicted at trial of possession of a machine gun. According to the evidence presented at trial, in March 2018 Khalid knowingly possessed a firearm that was a fully automatic weapon, specifically an AR-57, and 50 live rounds of ammunition for that model rifle. The defendant was also charged with possession of a non-registered firearm, in his case, a machine gun that had been altered to fire fully automatic.... Read more →