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November 18, 2019

Camden County GOP Chairman On Today’s Senate Hearing

Democrats are to blame, doesn’t matter if they’re establishment or progressives CHERRY HILL – Today’s Senate hearing on the state tax incentive program was, “nothing more than political theater, from both sides of the Democrat’s stupid war,” Camden County GOP Chairman Rich Ambrosino said. “Not even the most casual political observer expected anything of substance to come out of today’s hearing,” Rich Ambrosino said. “Today was about political showmanship from both establishment Democrats and the progressives trying to take control from them.” “The progressives went... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: COUNCIL INVALIDATES NJ'S EXPANSIVE VOTE-BY-MAIL LAW

If you want a vote-by-mail ballot, you'll need to register with your home county every year, says John Donnadio, the executive director of the New Jersey Association of Counties. That's because the state's Council on Local Mandateshas invalidated two state laws that required county clerks to send out ballots automatically to voters who registered to vote-by-mail since 2016. Why? The council found the laws to be "unfunded mandates." (WHYY / NJ.com) REVISED LAW WOULD PROTECT GIG ECONOMY WORKERS A task force convened by Gov. Phil... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden’s Williams earns NJAC Player of the Week honor

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (Nov. 18, 2019) – Senior guard Fatimah Williams didn’t waste any time getting her final season off to a great start for the Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team. The Scarlet Raptors’ captain averaged 26.0 points while leading the team to a 3-0 record in the first three games of the season. That performance earned Williams recognition as the New Jersey Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week when the NJAC named its weekly honors today. Williams opened her season on Nov.... Read more →


Beesleys Point Anson Hadley named to Dean's List at Palmer College of Chiropractic

[MAIN CAMPUS] DAVENPORT, IA (11/18/2019)-- Anson Hadley of Beesleys Pt, NJ. has been named to the fall 2019 quarter Dean's List at Palmer College of Chiropractic's Florida campus in Port Orange, Fla. Palmer College of Chiropractic, the first and largest college in the chiropractic profession, has campuses in Davenport, Iowa; San Jose, Calif.; and Port Orange, Fla. Read more →


William L. Sanchez-Monllor of Burlington Township Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault of Minors

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Burlington Township man pled guilty today in Superior Court to sexually assaulting two minors. William L. Sanchez-Monllor Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, William L. Sanchez-Monllor, 38, pled guilty to two counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault (First Degree) in exchange for a 30-year sentence in New Jersey state prison. Under the agreement, Sanchez-Monllor, who was employed as a detective with the Trenton Police Department at the time of his arrest in September... Read more →


DWI Checkpoint in Washington Twp. This Week

Washington Township NJ (Nov. 18, 2019)--The Washington Township Police Department and the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office will be conducting a DWI checkpoint during the week of November 17, 2019. The checkpoint image courtesy of pinterest will be made possible by funding provided from the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety. The DWI checkpoint will aim to keep motorists safe during the upcoming holiday season, as well as provide educational materials to motorists concerning the dangers of drinking and driving. According to the National Highway... Read more →


Guest Opinion: White Democrats Have A Religion Problem

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the results of a new survey on religion conducted by the Pew Research Center: The Pew Research Center has released a survey on religion’s role in society that covers a wide range of issues. Of particular interest to the Catholic League are those Americans who are religion-friendly versus those who are not. The majority of Americans believe that churches and religious organizations (a) do more good than harm (b) strengthen morality in society, and (c) mostly bring people... Read more →


Seeking Nominees for 2020 Camden County Freedom Medal

The Camden County Board of Freeholders is now accepting nominations for the Camden County Freedom Medal. The medal will be awarded to citizens of Camden County for contributing to the betterment of their community through their unselfish dedication of time and talent, beyond their normal professional activities, in the continuation of Martin Luther King Jr’s dream to create a more just and loving community. Please take the time to nominate a friend, neighbor, or just someone you know who embodies the dream and action of... Read more →


New Jersey Crime Investigators Say Pagan's MC Expanding Into State; Total of 300 Members Plus

image source https://www.njtvonline.org William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews TRENTON, NJ--At a hearing in Trenton last month alleged members of the Pagan MC appeared before the New Jersey State Commission of Investigation to answer questions about the club's expansion into New Jersey. The three individuals, who all invoked their fifth amendment right to remain silent, included Pagan Motorcycle Club member, James Helveston Jr., Pagan Motorcycle Club National Vice President Hugo Nieves, and Pagan Motorcycle Club National Mother/National Club Member Luis Arocho. Nieves, a South Jersey... Read more →


Get Motivated To Travel With A Newverest Scratch World Map 

Gloucestercitynews.net (Nov. 18, 2019)--Sometimes we feel stuck in one place, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. The entire world is at our fingertips, and wants to help you see it. Every Newverest scratch off world map poster helps you track your travels so you know where you’ve been and can plan the places you’d still like to see. Newverest makes the best world scratch off map - https://newverest.com/products/newverest-scratch-off-map-of-the-world you’ll find online or anywhere else. Every world scratch off map is beautiful and detailed.... Read more →


Make it a Holiday of Hope this Season  

The Cooper Foundation offers several ways you can give back to the community this season and make it a holiday of hope for those in need. Trauma Snowflake Fundraiser – Click here to purchase a snowflake in honor or memory of a loved one and support trauma patients and their families. Your snowflake will be on display in the DiFlorio Family Healing Garden in December. Giving Tuesday, Dec. 3 – Help children in need by donating a book, game or toy to the Johnny M.... Read more →


Middle-Aged Americans & Dementia Risk:

Lots of Worry, Not Enough Proven Prevention Nearly half of 50- to 64-year-olds think they’re likely to develop dementia, but few have talked to a doctor reducing their risk & many use unproven tactics Newswise — Nearly half of Americans in their 50s and early 60s think they’re likely to develop dementia as they grow older, but only 5% of them have actually talked with a doctor about what they could do to reduce their risk, a new study finds. Meanwhile, a third or more... Read more →


The Best Locksmith Services in Connecticut, 24/7 Availability

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Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Raises $1M to Fight Breast, Gynecologic Cancer 

The Cooper Foundation’s 10th Annual Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Brunch last month raised a record-breaking $1 MILLION for breast and gynecologic cancer research and clinical programs at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. More than 850 people attended the brunch, which is the largest, most successful fundraiser benefiting breast and gynecologic cancer in the Delaware Valley. “Pink Roses Teal Magnolias is a healing movement fueled by the power of hope and the strength of sisterhood that supports fellow survivors and advocates for research and care... Read more →


Rams Head Baseball Coach Announces Resignation; Cites Business Promotion for the Decision

UPDATED: Tussey posted the following statement regarding his resignation on his Twitter page; "This is one of the toughest decisions I have had to make, but today (Nov 15, 2019) I have officially stepped down as Head Coach of Gloucester Catholic. having the opportunity to run the top baseball program in the history of New Jersey baseball has been a true honor. I unfortunately am unable to dedicate the time needed to run the program at the level it deserves. To Mr. Murphy, Mr. Beckett... Read more →


Philadelphia Experienced 46 Neighborhood Mass Shootings Over 10 Years

(Philadelphia, PA) – The definition of mass shooting varies widely depending upon the information sources that are used. In a new study published online in the journal Preventive Medicine, a research team led by Temple’s Jessica H. Beard, MD, MPH, standardized the defining features of neighborhood mass shootings using police department data, then examined media coverage of the shooting incidents. The team, led by Dr. Beard, Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at the Lewis Katz School of... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': Layers

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor There’s an old saying, here in New Jersey: If you don’t like the weather, just wait a minute! It’s true—because we’re Not-Quite-Delaware and Not-Even-New York, we seem to confuse Mother Nature to the point of insanity. But there’s no doubt that winter is coming! I’ve found that the key to being comfortable, temp-wise is layering. The other day I visited my doctor and was asked to step on the scale. The nurse looked puzzled as the needle shot up to a number... Read more →


Collingswood Resident Shot and Killed

COLLINGSWOOD, NJ (Nov. 18, 2019)--Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Collingswood Police Chief Kevin Carey reported a homicide that occurred in Collingswood on November 17, 2019. Gloucester City News blog files The Collingswood Police Department responded to reports of a man who appeared to be injured on the 500 block of North Newton Lake Drive in Collingswood at approximately 10:20 p.m. Officers located the victim, Jose Morel, 26, of Collingswood, inside of an apartment building lobby suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Jose Morel... Read more →


ICE HSI opens Angel Watch Center to combat child sex tourism,

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at HSI’s new Angel Watch Center (AWC) in Fairfax, Virginia. As part of the ceremony, ICE Acting Director Matthew Albence explained that HSI special agents initiated more than 4,200 child exploitation cases in fiscal year 2019, resulting in approximately 3,771 criminal arrests, an increase of 18 percent compared to fiscal year 2018. “ICE HSI analysts, investigators and special agents possess unique law enforcement authorities concerning cross-border criminal... Read more →


NJ Lottery Receives Prestigious National Awards in TV and Radio Advertising

TRENTON (Nov. 15, 2019) – The New Jersey Lottery recently received two prestigious awards from the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL) in the categories of TV and radio advertising. The selection of New Jersey Lottery as the winner of the first-place “Batchy Award” in TV Advertising – Daily Draw Games for its “Last Weekend” TV commercial was announced at NASPL’s 2019 Annual Conference held in Little Rock, Arkansas. This TV ad depicted a lottery winner at work after enjoying a weekend... Read more →


How To Upgrade Your Life In 2020

Gloucestercitynews.net (Nov. 18, 2019)---Are you looking to upgrade your life and make some positive changes in 2020? Many people want to improve their quality of life but they are not sure how. There are a few different ways that you can do this, and it will depend on your current situation. However, it is important to be aware that making big changes to your life can be challenging, hard work, and stressful. Ultimately, this will only make the reward sweeter and hopefully help you to... Read more →


Voorhees Ballet presents The Nutcracker

Friday December 13th at 7am Saturday December 14th at 5pm Sunday December 15th at 2pm Please visit www.vbtnj.com/tickets for ticket information and pricing For their 32nd season, Voorhees Ballet Theatre performs a holiday classic, ‘The Nutcracker’. Set to the timeless Tchaikovsky score, The Nutcracker tells the magical story of a young girl who receives an odd gift at her family's Christmas party: a wooden Nutcracker. After all the guests leave, Clara realizes how incredible this Nutcracker is when he comes to life and takes her... Read more →


Mafia Member Salvatore “Sam” Piccolo, 68, of Atlantic City Sentenced to Prison

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – An Atlantic City, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 150 months in prison for selling over 200 grams of crystal methamphetamine and for staging a fake robbery of a Union County, New Jersey, pawnshop for the purpose of perpetrating an insurance fraud, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Salvatore “Sam” Piccolo, 68, of Atlantic City, a member of the Philadelphia La Cosa Nostra organized crime family, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Robert B. Kugler to an information charging him... Read more →


Understanding Religion vs. Spirituality

Gloucestercitynews.net (Nov. 18, 2019)--Religion and spirituality often go hand in hand, but a lot of people are often unsure regarding the individual meaning of both of these concepts. A person who is not religious may, therefore, feel as though they can’t be spiritual, either, but that’s simply not the case. You may get an overly spiritual person who does not follow a particular religion, and likewise there be a religious person who does not have a particularly spiritual connection with the world. Both religion and... Read more →