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October 29, 2019

Still Time to Get Your Flu Shot in Camden County

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (October 29, 2019)--The Camden County Department of Health and Human Services recommends everyone get a flu shot this flu season, especially children and seniors who are most vulnerable. The flu shots are provided for no-out-of-pocket cost. Flu vaccinations are provided for children age 9 and older at the flu clinic sites. Children under the age of 9 need to see their primary care physician. For more information, contact the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services at 1-800-999-9045 Download Flu Shot... Read more →


VIDEO: Twin Engine Cessna Crashes into Home in Colonia; Pilot Dies

Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac said the flames were under control by 1 p.m., but firefighters continued to fight hot spots. (WABC) COLONIA, NJ (CNBNewsnet)(Oct. 29, 2019) --The FAA said a twin-engine Cessna 414 came down in Colonia on Berkley Avenue at 11am today, Tuesday, just several hundred yards from the Claremont Avenue Elementary School. According to WABC the crash resulted in two homes catching on fire leaving the pilot dead. Authorities say no one was inside the house that was struck, but flames quickly spread... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Alert: Halloween Curfew, Etc.

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (October 29, 2019)--#GTPD has gotten an influx of calls about Halloween and so far a little rain in the forecast isn't going to stop the festivities. The Township had decided that curfew will be 8:30 pm on October 29, 30, and 31st. Trick-or-Treating hours will be from 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm on October 31st. Address/Location Gloucester Township Police Department 1261 Chews Landing Rd Gloucester Township, NJ 08021 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-228-4500 Read more →


7 Apps That Will Turn Your Smartphone into a Powerful Learning Tool

Gloucestercitynews.net (October 29, 2019)--Students today study in a completely different environment than their counterparts from just 15-20 years ago. The Internet, mobile devices, and cloud technologies give us access to the tools and possibilities that would have looked completely out of this world not so long ago. However, many students still don’t realize the full potential of all the technology that surrounds them and don’t use the full potential of their smartphone. This article will rectify this – here you will find some apps that... Read more →


Learning Using the Internet to Enhance Your Writing Skills

Gloucestercitynews.net (October 29, 2019)--No one can deny the resourcefulness of the Internet. It opens the door to knowledge. Students can reap lots of benefits because they receive free access to all sorts of information. Thus, they can always find supporting materials and find out how to compose various academic assignments. For example, one may come across a popular online request about sites like DoMyEssays.com, which looks like this – Who can do my essay for me? Students mean special academic writing companies. Almost everyone knows... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Sierra Club’s Big Green Endorsements for 2019 Election

BY New Jersey Sierra Club One week from today, New Jersey will have an important general election. The Sierra Club has announced its endorsements for the 2019 election Season. The club has endorsed many New Jersey State Legislature candidates running in the November 5, 2019 election. “We are proud to endorse these candidates for election and re-election because they will stand up for the environment in New Jersey. We are confident these candidates will represent the needs of their district when it comes to clean... Read more →


LearnBonds Poll: Britons split over student loans for prisoners

LONDON--The UK is narrowly divided over whether prisoners should be able to take out student loans to pay for degrees, according to an exclusive poll by LearnBonds. Just under 42 per cent of British people either strongly agree or somewhat agree that “long-term prisoners should be allowed to take out student loans during their sentences to pay for degree courses”. However, it also found that 38.5 per cent of the public either strongly disagree or somewhat disagree with the right of inmates to take out... Read more →


Police Charge Westampton Man with Luring a Minor

Mark Seidman, 41, of Westampton, believed he was chatting with a 14-year-old boy he met online. However, Seidman was sending messages to an undercover Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent working with the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office High-Tech Crimes Unit (HTCU). On October 26, 2019, Mark Seidman made contact online with the Special Agent on an online chatting application. As a result of their online conversation, Seidman arrived at an agreed upon location in Pennsauken to allegedly engage in sexual activity with whom he believed to... Read more →


NJ News Commons: TAXPAYERS ARE ON THE HOOK FOR A $6.5M TAB — SO FAR

The receipts are back from Mike Catalini's open records request — and here's the damage. New Jersey taxpayers must pay $6.5 million to cover the Murphy administration's investigation into the state's controversial tax break programs. The law firm hired by the state charges $395 an hour. (Associated Press) BAYONNE MEDICAL CENTER COULD FLAT LINE — NO REALLY This story has a few lines that will stay with you — and it builds on good local reporting by TAPinto Bayonne and Patch. Bayonne's only hospital could... Read more →


Maple Shade Township Curfew for juveniles on Mischief Night & Halloween

MAPLE SHADE, NJ (October 29, 2019)--It shall be unlawful for any person under 17 to be or remain in or upon a public place within the Township of Maple Shade during the period beginning at 11:00 p.m., prevailing time, and ending at 6:00 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. On all other nights, curfew shall begin at 10:00 p.m., prevailing time, except for October 30 (commonly known as “Mischief Night”) when the curfew shall begin at 8:00 p.m., prevailing time, and on October 31 (commonly known... Read more →


Mantua Township Cancels Halloween to Nov. 1

MANTUA TOWNSHIP NJ (October 29, 2019)--Due to the weather, #TrickOrTreating in #Mantua Twp. is being postponed until Friday, Nov. 1st, from 3 PM - 8 PM. The township apologizes for the inconvenience (blame Mother Nature), but the township wants everybody to have a safe and enjoyable time! Address/Location Mantua Twp. Police Department, NJ 405 Main Street Mantua, NJ 08051 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-468-1920 Read more →


Obituary: Patricia Teodoro of Dover, Delaware, Raised in Runnemede

Patricia Teodoro (nee Quinn), on October 27, 2019, of Dover, DE, formerly of Mantua, born and raised in Runnemede. Age 59. Beloved wife of Mark Teodoro. Loving daughter of the late John and Ileane Quinn. Dear sister of Susan Franz (Lee). Daughter-in-law of Alfred and Mary Teodoro. Sister-in-law of Michael Teodoro (Annette) and Lisa Glassberg (David). Also survived by her faithful companions “Porsche” and “Mercedes”, as well as aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Patty worked for many years at ACME in Mantua and Shop... Read more →


Temple Lung Center and Nimoy Foundation to Host COPD Education Event

And Screening of ‘Remembering Leonard Nimoy’ The Temple Lung Center, in collaboration with the Nimoy Foundation, will host a Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, education event and screening of the film “Remembering Leonard Nimoy.” The event, which coincides with National COPD Awareness Month, is free and open to the public. Leonard Nimoy is best known for his portrayal of the character Mr. Spock in the “Star Trek” TV and film series. In February 2013, Nimoy was diagnosed with COPD and dedicated the remaining years... Read more →


A Guide for Business Owners: 3 Things You Can Do to Make Life Easier for Your Employees

Gloucestercitynews.net (October 29, 2019)--As a business owner, keeping your employees happy should be one of your top priorities. Aside from caring about their wellbeing being the right thing to do, by keeping your workforce happy you will save money and improve workplace productivity in the long run. There are many ways to keep your staff members happy. You could offer them salary rises or make additional benefits and perks available.Sometimes, however, simply making life easier for them on a day-to-day basis will make the most... Read more →


Three Men Charged with Two Unsolved Atlantic City Homicides Dating Back to 1996 & 2010

MAYS LANDING – Three men have been charged in two separate unsolved homicides, dating back to 1996 and 2010, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Lorin Wright Lamarc Rex On July 06, 2010, at approximately 12:05 a.m., Atlantic City Police Communications received a 911 call from a caller who stated they had heard numerous gunshots in the area of the 1000 block of Sewell Ave, Atlantic City. Patrol units responded and located the victim Saleem Tolbert, 26, lying in an upright position on the... Read more →


The Sounds of Philadelphia are coming to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City

featuring RUSSELL THOMPKINS JR. AND THE NEW STYLISTICS, HAROLD MELVIN’S BLUE NOTES, and THE MANHATTANS Saturday, January 18 at 8 p.m. Sound Waves **On Sale Friday, November 1 at 10 a.m.** Tickets: $79.00, $69.00, $59.00 2019 - 2020 ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP 10/28 – 10/31 – Ms. Pat - Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club 11/1 – Cheech & Chong - Sound Waves 11/4 – 11/7 – Tammy Pescatelli & Mike Gardner - Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club 11/8 & 11/9 – Howie Mandel - Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club 11/9... Read more →


2019 Awards for Excellence, 19 Recipients to Be Honored

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association and New Jersey Business magazine will honor 19 recipients (6 executives and 13 companies ) at its annual Awards for Excellence ceremony at 6 p.m., tonight, Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the Bridgewater Marriott. The event honors member companies and individuals for their exceptional achievements and for improving the quality of life in New Jersey in outstanding ways through six categories: Community Service, Outstanding Employer, Nonprofit of the Year, Member of the Year, Executive of the Year and the... Read more →


Halloween has “Gone to the Dogs” at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital

Costumed therapy dogs will bring smiles to hospital patients, visitors, and staff on Halloween CAMDEN CITY, NJ (Costume-clad therapy dogs from Tri-State K-9 Crisis Response Team will make Halloween a lot more fun and “spooky” for patients, visitors and staff at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital. This group of compassionate canines come to the hospital once a week and visit scheduled departments. On Halloween, they will extend their visit to celebrate the holiday at even more hospital units. Halloween, Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:45... Read more →


Atlantic City Resident Charged with Fatal Shooting of Bernard Murphy

MAYS LANDING – A 31 year-old Atlantic City man was arrested and charged Monday evening in the fatal shooting of 36 year-old Bernard Murphy, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Monday, October 21, 2019 at approximately 12:45 pm, Roberto Rios was arrested without incident at a residence in Mays Landing. Members of the Township of Hamilton Police Department and the ACPO conducted the arrest. A New Jersey State Police K9 Unit assisted with a search of the area where Rios was arrested. Rios... Read more →


VIDEO: Untangling considerations in the vaping debate

Newswise — A rash of vaping-related deaths and injuries has alarmed physicians and public health officials. Scientists and physicians are still discerning what may be multiple causes to the deaths and injuries. Vaping manufacturers are accused of enticing teens to use e-cigarettes with candy-like flavors. At the same time, vaping has helped a mostly older generation of former smokers greatly to reduce their intake of carcinogens. Dr. Vin Gupta, assistant professor of pulmonary critical care at UW School of Medicine, says these considerations are conflated... Read more →


Election 2020: "Cory Booker Has Done Nothing Good for New Jersey",

We all know Cory Booker has done nothing good for New Jersey. He's the epitome of the Do-Nothing Democrat. But he sure likes to blather about how much progress he's made, how much good he's done. On and on he goes. Just one problem: He's got absolutely nothing to show for it. When Booker has power, we see poverty, crime, dilapidation. And he has the nerve to say the solution to the problems he's created is to give him even more power. He must think... Read more →


Wildwood Business Improvement District (WBID) President Receives Prestigious Award

Pictured are (L-R): Courtenay D. Mercer, executive director for DNJ; and John Donio at the Downtown New Jersey Conference in Bloomfield, NJ on October 18. Wildwood, NJ – October 24, 2019 – Wildwood Business Improvement District (WBID) President John Donio was presented with a prestigious 2019 Downtown New Jersey (DNJ) ‘Individual of Excellence’ Award at the annual DNJ Conference in Bloomfield, NJ on October 18. The DNJ Award celebrates initiatives and individuals who have made a major or sustained impact on downtown economic development in... Read more →


Halloween Poisonings Are More than Fear of Tampered Candy

A Rutgers New Jersey Poison Control expert discusses how children and adults can reduce risks of poisoning Newswise — About 41.1 million children in the United States trick-or-treat on Halloween night. Bruce Ruck, managing director of the New Jersey Poison Control Center at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School’s Department of Emergency Medicine, offers the following advice to avoid the risks of poisoning and allergic reactions: Before allowing children to eat candy, inspect it for tampering. Signs of tampering may include opened wrappers, wrapping that doesn’t... Read more →


*Gloucester High School Class of '65 Planning 55th Reunion

SAVE THE DATE! image Dreamstime.com The Gloucester City High School Class of 1965 is planning their 55th Class Reunion. It will be held on April 25, 2020 at The Kove in Audubon. Additional details will be available shortly. For information, questions, or to express interest, please contact either Frank Carrick (856-241-9483, fcarrick@comcast.net) or Carolyn Shaw (856-933-9121, carols@verizon.net). GHS Class of 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964 Reunion Photo Album Read more →