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October 2019

Helping Your Children Maintain a Love of Sports

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 17, 2019)--Nowadays, parents are encouraging their children to be passionate about sports before they have even mastered their ABCs. While some people might think that it is only overzealous Tiger Moms who are encouraging... Read more →

ProPublica Report: Newark Beth Israel Kept Patient Alive to Improve Metrics

by Caroline Chen ProPublica 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... Read more →

PA Attorney General’s Office Releases Report on Combatting Bullying

October 16 2019 | Topic: Peoples AG HARRISBURG — This National Bullying Prevention Month, the Office of Attorney General is releasing the TeenTALK Report—a resource guide for students, parents, and educators with recommendations for preventing... Read more →

More Heart Valve Patients May Choose Minimally Invasive Procedure

The Food and Drug Administration Approved Catheter-Based Heart Valve Replacement Procedure for Patients Who Are Less Sick, Giving Them and Physicians More Treatment Options Credit: Cedars-Sinai Raj Makkar, MD, vice president of Cardiovascular Innovation and... Read more →

Con Artist Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding Brokers Out of $2.6 Million

in Elaborate Shipping Scam TRENTON - Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a man was sentenced to prison today for orchestrating an elaborate shipping scam by which he defrauded five freight brokers out of... Read more →

ACLU, League of Women Voters File Lawsuit to Keep Marsy Law Change from PA Ballot

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square The American Civil Liberties Union and the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania filed a lawsuit this week opposing a proposed constitutional amendment addressing victim’s rights less than... Read more →

In 2009, FDA Was Sent An E-Cigarette Device With A Warning That A Vaping Crisis Was Coming. What Happened Next Ten?

October 16, 2019 / KAISER HEALTH NEWS The New York Times: E-Cigarettes Went Unchecked In 10 Years Of F.D.A. Inaction In 2009, not long after Dr. Margaret Hamburg became commissioner of the Food and Drug... Read more →

CAMDEN HOMICIDE: Public's Help Needed to Identify Person of Interest

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (October 16, 2019)--The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Camden County Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying an individual who may have information on the kidnapping and homicide of a... Read more →

NJ Democratic Committee Launches Spanish Website to Keep Hispanic/Latino's Informed

TRENTON, NJ – October 16, 2019 – The New Jersey Democratic State Committee (NJDSC) has launched a Spanish language version of its website to keep the state’s fast growing Hispanic and Latino communities informed about... Read more →

Menendez Demands Details of Trump- Erdoğan Call that led to U.S. Troop Withdrawal

WASHINGTON (Oct. 16, 2019)--– Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today requested that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo provide details regarding President Trump’s recent phone call with Turkish President... Read more →

Paul Salcedo and Waldemar Garcia, of Camden City Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking

CAMDEN CITY N.J. – Two members of a drug-trafficking organization have pleaded guilty this week to distributing significant amounts of illegal drugs in Camden, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Paul Salcedo, 29, of Camden, New... Read more →

Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty to Firebombing Luzerne County Children and Youth

Middle District of Pennsylvania SCRANTON -The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Philip Finn, Jr., age 49, of Plains, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty on October 9, 2019, before United States... Read more →

CNBNews Sports: Discover These Gloucester County Golf Courses

by Jordan Fueller (Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 16, 2019)--Golf lovers in Gloucester County can choose from several beautiful courses that offer not only excellent golfing experiences but amenities that provide exceptional dining and other entertainment. Photo from Elliot... Read more →

Fall Dune Grass Planting, Clean Ocean Action Beach Sweep October 26th

Volunteers are invited to join the Avalon Environmental Commission, Clean Ocean Action, the Avalon Department of Public Works, and the Avalon Department of Recreation for our annual fall dune grass planting event and beach sweep.... Read more →

The Coolest Neighborhoods to Visit in London

Library in London (Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 16, 2019)--If you have your sights set on exploring London at some point in the near future, you will likely not want to miss out on a cool spot to visit.... Read more →

Home Country: Squash; One of the English Language Most Painful Words

Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor Squash. Just listen to that word one more time. Squash … one of the English language’s most painful words, along with maim and trauma and rend and okra and Liberace.... Read more →

5 Things to Consider if You’re Thinking of Moving Overseas

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 16, 2019)--While you may have a great life in New Jersey, if you’ve always lived in the USA, then you may be thinking about what else is out there. An estimated 9 million Americans... Read more →

Outstanding Senior Volunteer honored at annual Senior Luncheon

(Deptford, NJ) Last Wednesday the recipient of the Gloucester County 2019 Outstanding Senior Volunteer award, Gail Nelson, was honored with a proclamation presented by the Gloucester County Board of ChosenFreeholders at the Gloucester County Senior... Read more →

Study: U.S. Firearm Death Rate Rose Sharply in Recent Years

Across Most States & Demographic Groups The rate at which Americans died from firearm injuries increased sharply starting in 2015, a new study shows. The change occurred to varying degrees across different states, types of... Read more →

Shore Medical Center Names Guardian Angel of the Month

Shore Medical Center nurse Malia Parohinog is recognized as October's Guardian Angel of the Month. (Photo courtesy Shore Medical Center) Shore Medical Center is proud to recognize Malia Parohinog, RN, BSN, of Somers Point, as... Read more →

Man Sentenced to Prison for Attempting to Arrange Sex with "Boy, 15"

“Operation Open House” 24 Men Arrested in AG’s 2018 Undercover Operation Targeting Child Predators on Social Media TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that an Ocean County man was sentenced to prison today... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing Pennsylvania: Beware of Scams when Purchasing Hunting/Fishing Licenses Online

HARRISBURG, PA (October 2019)--- The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) and Pennsylvania Game Commission are warning anglers and hunters to avoid online scams when purchasing their licenses. The warning follows several recent reports of... Read more →

Easterseals Employment Services Opens Woodbury Location

Pictured: Assemblywoman Patricia Egan Jones, Woodbury City Councilwoman Donna Miller, Daniela Bardesio and Vicki Sullivan of Easterseals Employment Services, Freeholder Jim Jefferson, Corporate Sponsor Kim Smith of Comcast, Woodbury City Councilman Ken McIlvaine and Assemblyman... Read more →

Dementia spreads via connected brain networks

Brain maps allow individualized predictions of frontotemporal dementia progression Newswise — In a new study, UC San Francisco scientists used maps of brain connections to predict how brain atrophy would spread in individual patients with... Read more →

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... Read more →