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October 19, 2019

BEST DOG FILM: If A Dog Could Talk To Us

Big Geek Daddy – Funny, Cool, and Interesting Videos A wonderful short film about a dog and the things he would like to say to the man who saved him when he was a puppy. Get the Free VIDEO OF THE DAY – A Daily Dose of Entertainment for you. From Big Geek Daddy--I think this film will resonate with anyone who has ever raised a dog from a puppy to old age and shared many good times together along the way. The film was... Read more →

Camden County 2019 Sports Hall of Fame; Tickets Available

The Camden County Board of Freeholders will present the 2019 Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner on Thursday, October 24th at the Collingswood Grand Ballroom in Collingswood. The night starts at 5 PM with a cocktail hour with a ceremony start following. At the ceremony, attendee has the opportunity to hear from the inductees about their memories and success. For additional ticket information, call Kim Vesper at (856) 401-2451 Click here for Tickets 2019 Sports Hall of Fame Inductees Click the inductees name’s... Read more →

Federal Government Releases $3 Million to Help Fight Opioid Crisis in South Jersey

CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced $3,012,099 in funding to address the opioid crisis, reducing youth homelessness and implementing neighborhood outreach programs. The funding comes from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF). “The programs funded by these grants offer support to vulnerable groups in our community – including homeless youth and children with a family member struggling with addiction,” said Congressman Norcross, Vice-Chair of the Bipartisan Addiction Task Force. “I’m hopeful that... Read more →

MLS Cup Playoffs: Union Players to Watch Sunday

CHESTER, PA--Philadelphia Union's first round match up against New York Red Bulls in the Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs is just days away and that means all eyes are on all players on the squad. MLSSoccer.com senior writer Matthew Doyle turned his attention to the Boys in Blue and the three players he is keeping his eyes on in the contest at Talen Energy Stadium. Below you can see what Doyle had to saw and you can read his entire article featuring all the Eastern... Read more →

What is BPU hiding?

Empower NJ: Public Info & Meeting Request – Dear President Fiordaliso and BPU team, We were very disappointed and alarmed to learn from multiple BPU staff, outside participants and NJ Spotlight yesterday that BPU held a large yet secret “stakeholder” meeting at the War Memorial this Wednesday, October 16th that specifically excluded many key stakeholders on critical aspects of the Energy Master Plan (EMP), specifically modeling results from the Integrated Energy Plan (IEP), the principal driver of the final EMP. We had believed the EMP... Read more →

Sweeney Delivers Keynote Address at CIANJ’s 92nd Annual Luncheon

October 19, 2019, 9:08 am Trenton – Senate President Steve Sweeney spoke about the need to make smart investments, improve government efficiency and enhance business friendly policies when he delivered a keynote address at the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey’s 92nd annual luncheon in East Rutherford. “We need to invest in our basic state priorities. Our residents need property tax relief, our commuters deserve reliable public transportation, local schools, colleges and universities need state support and the business community needs smart investments,” said... Read more →

2017-18 pay for starting teachers in Pa Averaged $44,647; NJ Second Highest in the USA

The Center Square HARRISBURG PA--(October 2019)--A beginning teacher’s salary in Pennsylvania averaged $44,647 for the 2017-2018 school year, the 11th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA). Nationwide, the average starting teacher’s salary last year stood at $39,249, the NEA reported. In inflation-adjusted dollars, starting teachers’ pay has dipped 2.9 percent over the past decade, according to the analysis. In addition, more than six out of every 10 school districts nationwide... Read more →

IRS-Funded Review Confirms TurboTax Hid Free Filing From Search Engines, but Says There’s No Need for Major Changes

An outside firm echoed ProPublica’s reporting but defended the oversight of the tax-prep program meant to help millions of Americans file their taxes for nothing. by Justin Elliott Source: ProPublica.org Oct. 9, 11:46 a.m. EDT The IRS building in Washington. (Zach Gibson/Getty Images) ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. A four-month outside review of the IRS’ partnership with the... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Cost-Saving Ideas

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Owning a dog can become expensive, but there are ways in which you can cut down on extraordinary costs. Here are a few ideas: Instead of expensive toys, create your own toys for Fido. An old sock filled with newspaper and tied at the ankle makes a wonderful toy! Empty cardboard boxes can also initiate a fast game of hide-and-seek and a dollar-store laser pointer can be lots of fun. Flea control products can be purchased on eBay. I buy a tube... Read more →

Bellmawr Mayor Issues Statement on Tainted Drinking Water

Editor's Note: The Borough was notified by the state on September 26, 2019 about the tainted well. Twenty days later, on October 16, the letter below was released to the public. The mayor said in his prepared statement "if this was an emergency residents would have been notified within 24 hours. He warned those "with a severely compromised immune system, have an infant, are pregnant, or are elderly, you may be at increased risk and should seek advice from your health care providers about drinking... Read more →

Lower Township PD Participating in National Drug Take Back Day

LOWER TOWNSHIP NJ--On Saturday, October 26, 2019, the Lower Township Police Department and Lower Township Healthy Youth Coalition will be participating in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. On this day, officers will be at the entrance to the Acme Market located in the Bayshore Mall, at 3845 Bayshore Road in North Cape May, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. During that time, residents can turn in any unwanted or expired prescription medicines or drugs to Police Officers. The program is... Read more →

Jim Curtin: Philadelphia Union are yet to accomplish anything in 2019

source: MLSsoccer.com Matthew RalphContributor CHESTER, Pa. – A common narrative around the Philadelphia Union this season has been that the club has won matchups in 2019 that likely would have been losses in years past. That narrative’s biggest test arrives on Sunday (3 pm ET | FS1, TSN4, TVAS2) when Philadelphia host the New York Red Bulls in Round One of the Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs. The reward for a third-place finish in the Eastern Conference is a long-awaited second home playoff game in... Read more →

Delaware Fish & Wildlife Investigating Death of Accident Victim

Reminder for the week: Don’t forget to download the enforcement app DENRP Tip DOVER (Oct. 18, 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 Oct. 7-13 made 2,857 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 28 citations. Officers responded to 44 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests... Read more →

CNBNews Spotlight on College Students from NJ

Belle Nicholas Performs in Musical at JMU HARRISONBURG, VA (10/17/2019)-- Broadway veteran Jacob Brent made his debut as faculty director, along with students, in the James Madison University School of Theatre and Dance's Shakespeare musical Twelfth Night, at the Forbes Center for the Performing Arts. Named one of the best theatrical productions of 2018 by Time, The Hollywood Reporter and The Washington Post, Twelfth Nightis a rousing contemporary musical adaptation of Shakespeare's classic romantic comedy about mistaken identity and self-discovery. Twelfth Night tells the story... Read more →

Pick-6 Rolls to $2.5 Million for Oct. 21 Drawing

TRENTON (Oct. 18, 2019) – The Pick-6 drawing on October 17 produced three winners of $6,920 all of whom matched five out of six white balls drawn. One of those tickets was purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prize to $27,680. The $2.5 million drawing will be held Monday, October 21, 2019. The winning numbers for the Thursday, October 17, drawing were: 24, 29, 31, 42, 47 and 48. The XTRA Multiplier was: 04. By adding XTRA for an additional $1.00 per play, winners are able... Read more →