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November 15, 2019

Why I'm Supporting LeRoy Jones for State Chair

Dear Friends and Fellow Democrats: As a former Democratic State Committee Chairman, I have watched with some apprehension as the current race for State Party chair has occasionally devolved into personal attacks. I would strongly urge everyone to take a deep breath, pause and consider the cost to our Party if we do not resolve this contest quickly and with minimal rancor. The people who support Chairman LeRoy Jones are loyal Democrats and party leaders, as are those who support Chairman John Currie. It appears... Read more →


RUTGERS-CAMDEN WOMEN RAISE RECORD TO 2-0

LANGHORNE, Penn. (Nov. 15, 2019) – Senior guard Fatimah Williams scored a game-high 19 points and sophomore forward Tamara Johnson netted a career-high 16 points to power the Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team to a 63-44 victory over Penn State-Lehigh Valley on the first day of the CairnUniversity Tip-Off Mixer here Friday. Rutgers-Camden improves to 2-0, while Penn State-Lehigh Valley falls to 0-3. After the Nittany Lions scored the first two points of the game, the Scarlet Raptors bounced back to take a 17-15 lead... Read more →


Fort Dix Correctional Officer Accepted Bribes In Exchange For Delivering Contraband To Inmates

NEWARK, N.J. – A Camden County, New Jersey, man who worked as a corrections officer at a federal facility admitted today that he accepted cash bribes in exchange for delivering contraband to inmates, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Paul Anton Wright, 34, of Berlin, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Esther Salas in Newark federal court to Count 1 of a five-count indictment charging him with accepting thousands of dollars in cash bribes in exchange for delivering contraband to federal inmates at Fort... Read more →


PATCO to Re-Launch New Owl Service Schedule

To Make Overnight Travel Safer on Dec. 7 Stations to remain open, trains run every 60 minutes with police officer onboard are the recommendations being implemented from special owl safety task force Lindenwold, N.J. – In early May, PATCO announced plans for a new Owl Service schedule in an effort to improve security on the PATCO transit line. After community feedback, the implementation was postponed and a special owl task force was assembled to recommend ways to improve the safety and security of riders and... Read more →


GreatSchools.org Report on How Gloucester High School Students Do on College Entrance Exams

Here’s how Gloucester City Jr Sr High School students do on college entrance exams. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 15, 2019)--You know your child’s grades, but do you know if they’re prepared to succeed in college? Nearly ½ of all high school students get straight As. At the same time, many students get to college only to find they are not academically prepared. In this era of grade inflation, it’s important to look at more than just your child's grades. College entrance exams help you to... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: Which phony progressive won’t speak out on gag orders for women?

As reported in the Star Ledger, State Senator Loretta Weinberg bravely requested that the Administration in Trenton stop enforcing gag rule non-disclosure agreements on women that worked on the 2017 campaign, which would allow those who were sexually abused or harassed to go public with their stories. Just this past weekend, when asked if she had a stance on ending gag rules allowing women of sexual assault to be heard, the self-appointed leader of a "progressive" women's Facebook group and Trenton special interest lobbyist, Sue... Read more →


Driving Toward Zero Deaths

– NJDOT hosts Strategic Highway Safety Plan Summit Public and private partners collaborate to increase roadway safety (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today hosted the first of three Safety Summits to develop the New Jersey 2020 Strategic Highway Safety Plan (2020 SHSP). The goal of the SHSP is to reduce the number of crashes and eliminating deaths across state and local road system. The unifying theme will be Driving Toward Zero Deaths. The development of the 2020 SHSP is a collaborative... Read more →


Charles McGee, 55, of Pemberton Indicted for Killing, Burying Acquaintance

PEMBERTON, NJ--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Pemberton Township man has been indicted for fatally shooting an acquaintance earlier this year and burying his body in the Pine Barrens. Charles McGee, 55, (photo) of Daisy Lane in Pemberton Township, was indicted by a Burlington County Grand Jury on one count of Murder (First Degree), Desecration of Human Remains (Second Degree), and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Second Degree). The indictment was returned yesterday and signed by Prosecutor Coffina. An arraignment... Read more →


Beverly Resident Arrested on Multiple Narcotic Charges

BEVERLY NJ (November 15, 2019)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and City of Beverly Public Safety Director Rich Wolbert announced today that a city man has been arrested on multiple drug charges. Ronald D. Caffee, 35, (photo) of the 200 block of Laurel Street, was charged with Distribution of Crack Cocaine within 500 Feet of a Public Park (Second Degree), Distribution of Crack Cocaine within 500 Feet of Public Housing (Second Degree), two counts of Possession of Crack Cocaine (Third Degree), two counts of Possession of... Read more →


 Former Cherokee HS Teacher Sentenced to Prison for Sexual Relationship with Student

(November 15, 2019)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 31-year-old Haddon Township man was sentenced today to five years in New Jersey state prison for having sex with a female student while he was employed as a teacher at Cherokee High School. Brantley Cesanek Brantley Cesanek pled guilty in September to Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Second Degree). The sentence was handed down in Superior Court by the Hon. Terrence R. Cook, P.J.Cr. “We as parents entrust teachers with the most important people... Read more →


DNREC awards recycling grants on America Recycles Day

DOVER (Nov. 15, 2019) – As Delawareans go to their recycling carts and compost containers to celebrate America Recycles Day, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin today announced almost $400,000 in recycling grants from Delaware’s Universal Recycling Grant and Low Interest Loan program administered by DNREC’s Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances. “In conjunction with America Recycles Day, I want to commend organizations, a city, schools, a school district, and businesses throughout the state who have committed to recycling with... Read more →


4 of the Best Tactics to Promote Your Business

Gloucestercitynews.net (11-15-19)--When first starting up a business, you may be daunted by the prospect of getting your brand name out there and attracting new customers. In the days before online marketing took hold, businesses heavily relied on PR and word-of-mouth to reach their target audience. It is now much easier for companies to take control of their own marketing tactics, which is thanks to the growth in online marketing tactics due to the improvements within the technological sector. Here are just a few of the... Read more →


NJ GOP Republican Assembly Minority Needs New Leadership!

TRENTON, NJ (Nov. 15, 2019)--“With the Republican State Senate and Assembly victories in the 1st District, there is a Conservative infusion into the New Jersey State Legislature. The base of the Republican Party is very excited with these wins, and new Conservative leadership is needed in the GOP minority Assembly to continue this trend,” Paul Danielczyk President of the NJ Conservative GOP announced. “The current GOP Assembly minority leader Jon Bramnick just barely won reelection, and his left of center views are not in line... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: CHRISTMAS REIGNS IN WISCONSIN

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a victory in Wisconsin that atheists are deploring: By a vote of 64-30, the Wisconsin Assembly has voted to call the Christmas tree in the state Capitol rotunda a Christmas tree. The governor, Tony Evers, wanted it called a “holiday tree.” He failed to say what holiday—which means “holy day”—it represents. Now he knows. The Assembly also voted to adopt a resolution recognizing Thanksgiving week as National Bible Week. The Christian haters at Freedom From Religion Foundation were... Read more →


NJ Division of Fish and Game Honored with Award

November 13, 2019 Division educator Liz Jackson was recently recognized with the 2019 Youth Education Award by the Jersey Coast Anglers Association (JCAA) at their Alanna Newmark (left) and Liz Jackson annual awards dinner. Liz, state coordinator of New Jersey's Hooked on Fishing - Not on Drugs (HOFNOD) program, was nominated by the NJ State Federation of Sportsman's Clubs in recognition of the accomplishments HOFNOD has achieved over the last six years. Liz Jackson accepted the award along with part-time employee Alanna Newmark who has... Read more →


H1 PHOTOSHOP 2020 RELEASE - WHAT TO EXPECT?

Gloucestercitynews.net (Nov. 15, 2019)--Photoshop 2020 release has become a sensational event among professional or amateur photographers, designers and creatives alike. This year, Adobe provided updates to the entire Elements 2020 Family line. What is new and has this update really revolutionized the industry of photo editing software? I decided to figure it out by testing the programs myself and finding out why users should opt for this release instead of taking advantage of Photoshop alternatives. H2 Photoshop Elements 2020: What Is New? First, let's talk... Read more →


Philadelphia Burglary Ring Busted; Suspects Charged with Nearly 50 Burglaries of Pharmacies

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that William Limper, 41, Raul Rivera, 42, Michael Dombrowski, 30, and Robert Hopkins, 24, all of Philadelphia, were charged by a Second Superseding Indictment for their roles in a conspiracy to burglarize or attempt to burglarize 49 pharmacies in the City of Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs over the last five years. The charges include 36 counts of pharmacy burglary; 13 counts of attempted pharmacy burglary; one count each of possession with intent to distribute controlled... Read more →


Dr. Cindy Hou, from Jefferson Health NJ, Appointed to Sepsis Alliance Advisory Board

Dr. Hou is the First-Ever Infectious Disease Physician Named to the National Nonprofit’s Board Voorhees, NJ, November 14, 2019 - Cindy Hou, DO, MA, MBA, FACOI, FACP, FIDSA, Infection Control Officer at Jefferson Health in New Jersey, was recently appointed to the Advisory Board of the Sepsis Alliance. Dr. Hou is the first Infectious Disease physician ever appointed to the Board by Sepsis Alliance, the nation’s first and leading sepsis organization. “We congratulate Dr. Hou on this amazing achievement on a national scale,” said Todd... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Support The Salvation Army

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on recent attacks against the Salvation Army: No organization, religious or secular, does a better job of helping the poor and the homeless at Christmastime than the Salvation Army. This year it is coming under attack by homosexuals and the sexually confused, arguing that it is not supportive of their politics. It is not supposed to be. The Salvation Army is a Christian charity. The attacks started when a singer, Ellie Goulding from England, threatened not to sing at... Read more →


All Surgeries for Frail Patients are Risky Study Finds

Newswise — Even a minor surgery such as a laparoscopic gallbladder removal can prove to be a high-risk and even fatal procedure for frail patients, according to new research published in JAMA Surgery. A team of researchers from leading U.S. academic medical centers and VA medical centers examined the records of 432,828 patients who underwent a non-cardiac surgical procedure. They found that patients who were classified as frail or very frail had substantially higher mortality rates after surgeries with low and moderate operative stress, with... Read more →


5 Ways to Recycle at Home

Gloucestercitynews.net (Nov. 15, 2019)--Are you doing your part to help the Earth? We've come to a point when every little step counts and is important. While you can do lots of things from refusing single-use plastic to occasional biking to work, recycling is still one of the easiest to do at home. Nonetheless, people are often scared of recycling, usually due to the lack of information. Everyone can recycle at home though some can do less than others. In most cases, it mostly depends on... Read more →


Coalition for Medical Marijuana Supports Adult Use Cannabis Bill

CMMNJ’s Video Supports Adult Use Cannabis Bill The Coalition for Medical Marijuana–New Jersey produced a 13-minute video where representatives of four (4) organizations explain why cannabis must be legalized in New Jersey. This video can be seen on YouTube at https://youtu.be/wQilF2QvjIk The video includes compelling statements by: 1) Scott Rudder – The New Jersey Cannabusiness Association (NJCA) “New Jersey arrests 94 people every day for marijuana possession.” 2) Charlana McKeithen – Garden State NORML “For a fair and just society, New Jersey must legalize marijuana.”... Read more →


NJ'S Sports Books Nearly Hit $500M in October

(ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — New Jersey’s online and retail sportsbooks continued their string of record months and whopping year-over-year gains in October, nearly reaching its first $500 million month. And that growth should continue with the tip-off of basketball season, according to PlayNJ.com analysts. “New Jersey has a real shot at surpassing Nevada again, if not in October, some time before the end of the NFL season,” said Dustin Gouker, lead analyst at PlayNJ.com. “The state’s handle is growing at a pace near 100%, year-over-year.... Read more →


Maryland Fishing: Small Bluefish And Striped Bass Being Caught Along The Beaches

Maryland Fishing Report – Nov. 13 By Keith Lockwood Maryland Department of Natural Resources This fine looking crappie is held up by a proud Henry Gessford who was fishing in a lower Dorchester County river recently. Photo by Jody Gessford The colder weather has descended upon the Maryland landscape and few know it better than our furry, finned, and feathered friends who call the outdoors their home. All are on a bit of a feeding binge to prepare for the cold winter months ahead. Forecast... Read more →