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November 13, 2019

Destin, Azemi power Raptors to 82-71 win in home opener

(CNBNEWSNET)CAMDEN CITY N.J. (Nov. 13, 2019) – Senior forward Isaac Destin scored a game-high 24 points and junior guardArian Azemi added 21 points to lead the Rutgers University-Camden men’s basketball team to an 82-71 non-conference win over John Jay College of Criminal Justice in its home opener here Wednesday night. The victory lifts the Scarlet Raptors to 2-1, marking the first time since November 2014 that Rutgers-Camden was over .500 after three games. The game was the season opener for the Bloodhounds. After falling behind... Read more →


Mega Millions Rolls To $178,000,000

Two $10,000 Winning Tickets Sold TRENTON (Nov. 13, 2019) – James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that there were two third-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Tuesday, Nov. 12, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. Those tickets were sold at the following locations: Bergen County: Central Mini Market, 216 First St., Hackensack; and Passaic County: Tont Service Station, 1019 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, Nov.... Read more →


McDaniel College Students from NJ Perform in African Drum Ensemble/ "Making Rock" Showcase

WESTMINSTER, MD (11/13/2019)-- McDaniel College students perform in the Student African Drum Ensemble and "Making Rock" Showcase on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m., in Levine Hall, Room 100 (Band Room) at McDaniel College, 2 College Hill, Westminster, Md., including: Frederick Chase of Cherry Hill (08003) Christopher DeGeorge of Riverton (08077) Thomas Daly of Haddon Heights (08035) The performance is free and open to the public. The Student African Drum Ensemble is under the direction of McDaniel music department faculty member Pape Demba "Paco" Samb,... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: Impeachment Hearings a Disgrace

Did you get a chance to see the Impeachment Hearings today? What a disgrace! Democrats in DC can't get over losing in 2016 and are now having a temper tantrum live on TV. Will you contribute $30 right now and tell the Democrats in Congress to get back to work? Shifty Schiff was at it again, denying due process, permitting uncorroborated hearsay into evidence, and as Congressman Nunes said, “Democrats are not trying to discover facts, they're trying to invent a narrative. If the facts... Read more →


Michael Fox of Hainesport Named to Sherman College Summer 2019 President's List

SPARTANBURG, SC (11/13/2019)-- Michael Fox of Hainesport, NJ, has been named to Sherman College of Chiropractic's President's List for the summer 2019 academic quarter. President's List students have achieved a grade point average of 4.0 for the quarter. Sherman College of Chiropractic provides students with a comprehensive education, preparing them to enter the field as doctors of chiropractic who are highly skilled, compassionate, ethical and successful. On its 80-acre campus in South Carolina, Sherman offers a first professional degree program unique in its approach to... Read more →


Brian Templeton of Edgewater Park Charged with Killing His Mother

Defendant also faces desecration charge for transporting the body in his car EDGEWATER PARK — Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Edgewater Park Township Police Chief Robert D. Hess announced that a 53-year-old man has been charged with killing his mother inside of her residence at the Courtyard Apartments complex. Brian Templeton, who was staying with his mother at her unit in the 100 block of Cornwall Court, was charged last night with Murder (First Degree) and Desecration of Human Remains (Second Degree). He is... Read more →


Philadelphia Bar Association Urges Passage of Historic Right to Counsel Legislation

Philadelphia City Council Scheduled to Vote TOMORROW on Council member Gym’s Legislation Launching City to Forefront of National Movement PHILADELPHIA, PA (Nov. 13, 2019)--– In advance of Thursday’s scheduled Philadelphia City Council historic vote on Bill #190386, “Right to Counsel Bill,” Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor Rochelle M. Fedullo released the following statement: “Tomorrow the Philadelphia City Council will consider legislation guaranteeing a right to counsel for low-income tenants facing eviction. “We strongly urge all members of the City Council to vote in support of this... Read more →


FBI: HATE CRIMES RISE IN NJ FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Yesterday, the FBI released its annual crime report. Police departments across our state reported 561 hate crimes last year, which is 13 percent higher than the year before. Race or ethnicity-driven bias covered over half of these reported crimes (308 incidents), and religion-based hatred drove 200 incidents. 53 crimes were linked to homophobic bias and hatred based on perceived sexual orientation. Note: These numbers might not give the full picture, due to under- and inconsistent reporting across the state. (NorthJersey.com) CAPITOL HILL STANDOFF POSES THREAT... Read more →


NJ Legislators Want To Know Status of Ocean County VA Health Center

WASHINGTON, DC – In the wake of Veterans Day, a bipartisan delegation led by Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03), has released a letter sent to the Department of Veterans Affairs asking for answers on a proposed VA health center in Ocean County and the current barriers to care faced by New Jersey Veterans. The letter, co-signed by Senator Menendez, Senator Booker and Congressman Smith (NJ-04), outlines the critical demand for a new and expanded Community Based Outpatient Clinic, or CBOC, in Ocean County. The delegation cites... Read more →


GUEST OPIONION: EPA Doesn’t Go Far Enough At W. Deptford Superfund Site

by New Jersey Sierra Club The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a cleanup plan to address contamination on a portion of the Matteo & Sons Superfund Site in West Deptford, New Jersey. The cleanup will focus on the Matteo facility as well as a property across the street formerly occupied by Mira Trucking. The soil, sediment, and groundwater in the area are contaminated with lead, antimony, and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from crushing and recycling batteries and landfilling. Jeff Tittel, Director of the New Jersey... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: $7.8 Million to New Jersey to Improve Air Quality

NEW YORK (November 12, 2019) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it has awarded the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) $7.8 million to support the state’s air pollution control and air Gloucester City News blog files monitoring programs. “Since the implementation of the Clean Air Act in 1970, air quality has drastically improved and our state partners play a key role in reducing harmful air pollutants through our joint efforts,” said EPA Regional Administrator Pete Lopez. “EPA’s funding will... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Ready to Keep Customers Warm and Bright This Winter

Customers encouraged to take essential steps to prepare for winter weather MAYS LANDING, N.J. (Nov. 12, 2019) – Ahead of forecasted near record low temperatures, Atlantic City Electric has taken essential steps to ready the local energy grid to provide customers with safe and reliable energy service this winter. The local energy company has completed hundreds of projects and tasks, including performing maintenance and inspections, targeted upgrades, and other critical work all to meet the energy needs of customers across the area. “Each day, we... Read more →


Home Country: Reporters and The Flat Story

Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor “Did you read the paper from the city today?” asked Steve. The rest of us shook our heads no. Most everything pertaining to us occurs on the pages of the Valley Weekly Miracle or is deliberately excluded for the same reason. “I’ve been following that flat story, you know,” Steve said, nodding yes to Mavis for a coffee refill. “Haven’t heard how that went yet.’ “Flat story?” asked Doc. “Yeah. You know them guys who think the earth is flat... Read more →


7 Things to Consider Before Moving Off-grid

Gloucestercitynews.net (Nov. 13, 2019)--If you have been living in a town or city for too long and are thinking about embracing a more independent lifestyle ‘off the grid’, you have an incredible experience ahead of you. Whether you are trying to escape the hustle and bustle, yearning for peace and quiet in beautiful natural surroundings or are concerned about the impact your modern lifestyle is having on the planet; first, you need to consider how much you will need to change about your way of... Read more →


Jefferson Health Nurses Honored with Daisy Award

Voorhees, NJ, November 12, 2019 - Three Jefferson Health nurses were recently honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, as part of the National DAISY Foundation's program to recognize nurses who go “above and beyond” every day. Jefferson Health’s New Jersey DAISY Award winners are: Judith Harrison, RN, BSN, CMSRN, of Sewell, NJ: SDS/GI/Endo, Jefferson Washington Township Hospital Ann Riedinger, RN, RN-BC, of Blackwood, NJ: Behavioral Health, Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital Jennifer Roach, RN, of Berlin, NJ: ACE Unit, Jefferson Stratford Hospital “The work... Read more →


The Best Eco-friendly Toys for Reasonable Prices: Choose the Best for Your Kids

Gloucestercitynews.net (Nov. 13, 2019)--Of course, all parents in the world want their children to have the best toys. They buy expensive dolls and play sets and think that those ones are the most qualitative. But they are not at all. Almost every plastic car you have bought for your child does not meet the common eco-friendly standards. But the problem lies in that people even give no thought about it. But is it a solution to it? Up-to-date organic wooden toys would be a great... Read more →


Delaware's Passes and Surf Fishing Permits on Sale Dec. 6

DOVER (Nov. 12, 2019) – DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announced today that the sale of 2020 annual passes and surf fishing permits will begin on Friday Dec. 6. Revenue generated from park entrance fees is used to manage 17 state parks and more than 26,000 acres of state park lands. Delaware’s state parks are primarily self-funded, with 65 percent of revenue to operate and maintain the parks generated by park users. The revenue is used for trail maintenance, environmental and recreational programs, visitor... Read more →


IOWA STATE U: More Americans struggle to fall asleep, stay asleep

Newswise — AMES, Iowa – Getting the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep every night is a struggle for most people, but even those who do may not have the best sleep. New research from Iowa State University finds more Americans have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep. The changes were independent of sleep duration, and difficulties were most prevalent in people with healthy sleep length, the findings show. The study, published in the journal Sleep Health, is one of the first to look... Read more →


Bye-Bye BETO!! A New Candidate for Confiscator-in-Chief

NRA-ILA Former Texas Congressman Robert Francis O’Rourke abandoned his run for President last week, once again leaving a void for the most strident anti-gun candidate seeking the Democrat nomination. Even before declaring his candidacy for President, California Representative Eric Swalwell raised the specter of banning AR-15s and similar firearms, forcing Americans to turn them in through a confiscation scheme mislabeled as a “mandatory buyback,” then “go[ing] after” resisters. He even famously “joked” about using nukes to enforce his scheme. After Swalwell became the first candidate... Read more →


iOS Compatible Mobile Casinos

Gloucestercitynews.net (Nov. 13, 2019)--Computers have certainly come a long way from the giant machines kept in the basement of corporate buildings. Devices continue to get smaller as our global reach increases. Apple was once against mobile casinos. Apple worried young kids would have access to games. They felt online casinos could not be trusted and addiction was too easy. But, with better regulations, Apple has become a mobile casino app friendly. Online players are able to benefit greatly from portable device innovations, including the many... Read more →


The Rite Aid Foundation Donates $75,000 for Calif. Wildfire Relief Effort

November 11, 2019 CAMP HILL, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Rite Aid Foundation announced today a $75,000 donation, which will be distributed to the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region and American Red Cross Northern California Coastal Region to support wildfire relief efforts. “The devastating and destructive fires that have wreaked havoc in California during the past few weeks have forced thousands of residents up and down the state to flee their homes and destroyed more than a quarter-million acres of land,” said Tracy Henderson, director of The... Read more →


Family Trips in the United States

Gloucestercitynews.net (Nov. 13, 2019)--Holidays have arrived! If you wonder what to do on a family trip, it is ideal to spend time together knowing incredible places. After a season of hard work and / or school exams, it is time for a family vacation, so everyone can rest and recharge energy to return to the daily routine. The big question is what place to go on a family vacation? We give you 4 destinations for family vacations, where everyone will be super happy and fun... Read more →


REPORTS: Economic slowdown would hit Pennsylvania harder than many other states

By Dave Fidlin | The Center SquareNov 11, 2019 Pennsylvania’s economy could be impacted by a potential recession in 2020, according to two separate studies looking at how states across the country would weather broader economic forces in the year ahead. Researchers with Bloomberg suggested the Keystone State could be one of seven across the U.S. entering a state of contraction, while the online economic publication Fit Small Business placed Pennsylvania in the middle of its look at the states most likely to survive a... Read more →


Obituary | Anna G. Monroe of Bellmawr

Anna G. Monroe (nee Moore), on November 10, 2019, of Bellmawr; formerly of Camden. Age 80. Beloved wife of Harry for 62 years. Devoted mother of Harry Jr. (Marybeth), Patti Gossler (Rick), Michael Monroe (Terri) and Brian Monroe (Kathleen). Loving grandmother of Colin, Travis, Samantha, Stephanie, Brooke, Brianna, Caitlin, and Aidan. Dear sister of Mary Hoey, Harry Moore, and the late William Whisper, James Moore, George Moore, and Patricia Moore. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Anna was a member of the Bellmawr Park... Read more →


Cleanup Plan Approved for Matteo & Sons West Deptford Superfund Site

WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (November 12, 2019) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a cleanup plan to address lead and other contamination on a portion of the Matteo & Sons, Inc. Superfund Site in West Deptford, New Jersey. The portion of the Matteo site includes the Matteo facility at 1692 Crown Point Road as well as a property across the street formerly occupied by Mira Trucking. Former operations in this area of the Matteo site included crushing and recycling batteries and landfilling, which contaminated... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden women post season-opening victory

SCHUYLKILL, Penn. (Nov. 12, 2019) – Senior guard Fatimah Williams scored a game-high 27 points as she continues her march toward the career 1,000-point milestone, freshman guard/forward Jalissa Pitts notched 25 points and freshman forward/center Kayla Newton collected a double-double in their first collegiate games and junior guard Shane Holmes tied her career high with nine assists to lead the Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team to a season-opening 85-70 victory over Penn State-Schuylkill here Tuesday night. The Scarlet Raptors have now won their season opener... Read more →