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November 5, 2019

MURPHY: $2M IN COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION GRANTS

There are about 15,000 computer science job vacancies in New Jersey — and yesterday, Gov. Phil Murphy announced the state will provide $2 million in grants to support computer science coursework in schools. This funding will also help schools create computer science program from the ground up. In you are interested in computer science, visit ComputerScienceHero. This website will help you start a career in computer science field.Murphy said the state hopes to support students who are under-represented in this field, including female students and... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on College Students from NJ

MEDFORD, MA (11/05/2019)-- Local students joined more than 1,600 undergraduate students from around the world as they begin their academic careers at Tufts University, located in Medford/Somerville, Massachusetts. The university's Class of 2023 includes: Isaac Jacobowitz, Haddonfield Shweta Nair, Marlton Kyle Krell, Cherry Hill The incoming undergraduates continue to reflect Tufts selective admissions trend, with only 3,404, or 15%, of 22,766 applicants admitted. International students comprise a record-setting 12.7 percent of the class, up from 11 percent last year, and hail from eighty-two countries. Students... Read more →


DRPA CEO JOHN HANSON RECEIVES 2019 EAGLE AWARD

The award, presented by New Jersey Alliance for Action, recognizes professionals who have made a positive impact on New Jersey’s infrastructure and economy Delaware River Port Authority Chief Executive Officer and PATCO President John T. Hanson was presented with an Eagle Award by the New Jersey Alliance for Action during the 45th Annual Eagle Awards Dinner on October 29, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, NJ. Hanson accepted the 2019 Walter Rand South Jersey Award on behalf of the men and women who... Read more →


Camden County Sports Hall of Fame Welcomes 12 New Legends

The Camden County Board of Freeholders welcomed 12 more sport legends into the 2019 Camden County Sports Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony was on October 24th at the Collingswood Theater and Ballroom. To view inductees, videos and photos from the evening, click here. 2019 Sports Hall of Fame Inductees Click the inductees name’s below to read bio and learn more. Christine Dziczek – Bob Kenney Award Jon Batchelor – Legends Lillian Watson Straub – Legends Nick Baker Abby George Carey Jessica Copskey – DePrince... Read more →


Member Spotlight: Benghazi Survivor Tig Tiegen Speaks Out Against Gun Control Schemes

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2019 source NRA-IRA Benghazi survivor and veteran John “Tig” Tiegen says veterans are increasingly concerned that gun confiscation schemes like the one Beto O’Rourke pushed could leave them defenseless. Tig, who now advocates for veterans through his foundation Beyond the Battlefield, says veterans who struggle with PTSD fear that gun control advocates are coming for their guns. Tig, a proud NRA member, warns veterans to not be complacent about their rights. Q. What are you hearing from Democratic presidential candidates that has... Read more →


Motorists Urged to Watch Out For Deer Crossing Roadways

Period of peak deer activity calls for vigilance at dawn, dusk and night DOVER (Nov. 4, 2019) – With shorter days ahead – especially after the Nov. 3 change from Daylight Savings Time back to Eastern Standard Gloucester City News blog files Time – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife reminds Delaware motorists, including 9-to-5 workers driving home at dusk, to be alert for deer crossing roadways. National statistics show that at least half of all deer-vehicle collisions occur during the last three months of... Read more →


Magee Rehabilitation Expands Outpatient Rehabilitation Services at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital

VOORHEES, NJ (November 4, 2019) – Magee Rehabilitation, a member of Jefferson Health, has added an outpatient rehabilitation center at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital (2211 Chapel Avenue, Suite 101). The new Magee Rehabilitation – Cherry Hill — expands and enhances the existing physical medicine and rehabilitation services currently available. Magee Rehabilitation is the Philadelphia region’s original provider of physical and cognitive rehabilitation and is recognized by US News & World Report as one of the nation’s top hospitals for physical medicine and rehabilitation. Magee is... Read more →


Ministry to inmates, former inmates and family

Posted on October 24, 2019 Posted By: Maria Categories: Latest News Written by Mary McCusker “I didn’t really even think about people in prisons until I had a family member who ended up behind bars,” said one of the attendees at the Camden Diocesan Prison Ministry Conference, held at the Saint John Paul II Retreat Center in Vineland on Sept. 21. Deacon Seigfried Presberry, director of the Prison Ministry Program in the Archdiocese of Baltimore, reinforced that sentiment in his keynote talk when he said,... Read more →


Social Security Administration Employee Sentenced to Prison for Falsifying Records and Stealing Social Security Benefits

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – A Social Security Administration employee was sentenced today to 34 months in prison for unlawfully accessing the Social Security accounts of individuals and falsifying their records in order to steal funds for his own use, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Nicholas Pao, 38, of Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Joseph H. Rodriguez to an information charging him with one count of theft of government funds and two counts of aggravated identity theft. Judge Rodriguez... Read more →


Automated CPR devices on GCEMS ambulances help save lives

(Clayton, NJ) – Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger and Freeholder Dan Christy announced that Gloucester County has equipped its GCEMS ambulances and QRV's (Quick Response Vehicles) with a LUCAS device to help GCEMS emergency medical technicians save lives. The LUCAS (Lund University Cardiopulmonary Assist System) is an electromechanical chest compression system that performs CPR with high accuracy and better consistency than traditional manual CPR and it can be used when EMTs are physically unable to perform manual CPR in certain settings, like prolonged resuscitation or... Read more →


What Does The Future Have In Store For Cryptocurrency

Gloucestercitynews.net (November 5, 2019)----When it comes to the topic of cryptocurrency, there is a lot that you have to wrap your heads around. Not many people believe in the potential of cryptocurrency because in all honesty, it has faced some rough patches ever since its inception. However, it has also braved the storms and risen in its market value. To gain holistic information on what the future holds for cryptocurrency, we first need to trace its roots back to where it all started. It all... Read more →


California Lottery Ticket Hits Powerball Jackpot

New Jersey Sells One $50,000 Ticket in Saturday’s Drawing TRENTON (Nov. 4, 2019) – New Jersey Lottery Acting Executive Director James Carey announced that one California Lottery ticket holder won the $150 million Powerball jackpot from the Saturday, Nov. 2, drawing. The winning numbers for Saturday night’s drawing were: 03, 23, 32, 37 and 58. The Red Power Ball was 22, and the Multiplier was 02. The Powerball jackpot resets to $40 million for the next drawing to be held Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 10:59... Read more →


American Water Recognized as Military Spouse Friendly Employer

November 01, 2019 02:52 PM Eastern Daylight Time CAMDEN CITY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Water (NYSE: AWK), the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, announced today that it has earned the 2020 Military Spouse Friendly® Employer designation by VIQTORY. Since 2003, Military Friendly® guides have offered comprehensive opportunities and resources for transitioning veterans and military spouses. “Military spouses are often the backbone of support for their families and face the reality that they may need to find a new job every few years as... Read more →


STUDY: Heavy smoking can have a damaging effect on facial aging

Newswise — Heavy smoking may have a causal effect on facial ageing, according to new research led by the University of Bristol. The study searched across 18,000 traits from the UK Biobank cohort to identify those that may be affected by how heavily someone smokes. As well as recognizing several known adverse effects such as on lung health, the research also found heavy smoking could influence appearance. The study, published in PLOS Genetics today, was led by the University's MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit (IEU) and... Read more →


Shore Auxiliary Receives Donation For Women’s Cancer Care

mvitaleOctober 27, 2019 Members of the Greate Bay Women’s Golf Association (GBWGA) SWING Tournament Committee present the Auxiliary of Shore Medical Center with a check in the amount of $76,500. (Photo courtesy Shore Medical Center) For the fourth year in a row, the Greate Bay Women’s Golf Association (GBWGA) stepped up in a big way to help local women who are undergoing cancer treatment at Shore Cancer Center. Through their annual Swing Golf Tournament held Sept. 30 at Greate Bay Country Club, the GBWGA raised... Read more →