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November 20, 2019

Maple Shade Used Car Dealer Faces Criminal Charges

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Maple Shade Police Chief Christopher Fletcher announced that a Maple Shade used car dealer has been charged with altering temporary license plates that were provided to customers in an effort to conceal the fact that he sold vehicles for which he did not have possession of the title of... Read more →


Cinnaminson Drug Dealer Charged with Causing Death of Palmyra Customer

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Palmyra Borough Police Chief Scott Pearlman announced that a Cinnaminson drug dealer was arrested today for causing the death of a customer who fatally overdosed during the summer on heroin that she sold to him earlier that day. Colleen Wedge, 29, of the 700 block of Foxcroft Drive in... Read more →


Officer Down: Investigator Cecil Ridley Shot/Killed During Subject Stop at Convenience Store

Investigator Cecil Ridley Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Georgia End of Watch Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Investigator Cecil Ridley, age 51, was shot and killed while conducting a subject stop at a convenience store at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. near 12th Street in Augusta. He was conducting proactive patrols with other members... Read more →


NJ AIMS TO POWER 3 MILLION HOMES WITH OFFSHORE WIND

Gov. Phil Murphy spoke about the gravity and specter of climate change yesterday in Jersey City. A special guest joined him: former Vice President turned environmental activist Al Gore. He signed an executive order for a new offshore wind goal: to double the state's energy capacity in 15 years (2035) to 7500 megawatts. This will... Read more →


Brianna Capacchione, of Sewell, Earns Spot on Assumption College's Women's Basketball Team

WORCESTER, MA (11/20/2019)-- The Assumption College Department of Athletics has announced that Brianna Capacchione, of Sewell, has earned a spot on the 2019-20 Women's Basketball team. The team, who finished the last season with a 14-14 record, was selected fifth in the Northeast Division of the Northeast-10 Preseason Coaches' Poll. The team's 2019-20 captains Brianna... Read more →


Acreage Holdings Looking at $317M in Medical Cannabis Sales with Purchase of NJ Compassionate Care

Company Release - 11/18/2019 7:30 AM ET NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acreage Holdings, Inc. (“Acreage”) (CSE: ACRG.U) (OTC: ACRGF) (FSE: 0ZV) announced that on November 15, certain of its subsidiaries and Compassionate Care Foundation, Inc. (“CCF”), a New Jersey vertically integrated cannabis nonprofit corporation, entered into a Reorganization Agreement, pursuant to... Read more →


Lawsuit seeks return of 'fair-share' fees paid by Pennsylvania state non-union workers

Members of the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees union listen to AFSCME Council 31 executive director Henry Bayer speak during a forum in this 2012 file photo. Seth Perlman | AP file photo By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square Seven current and former Pennsylvania state employees have filed a lawsuit in... Read more →


Maryland Residents Spend the Most on Christmas

ChamberofCommerce.org Releases 2019 Holiday Spending Report, Highlighting Spending Average Per State November 19, 2019 – ChamberofCommerce.org published the 2019 Holiday Spending Report, detailing the highest- and lowest-spending states and the disparity among them. The report, via charts, graphs, and analyses, identifies the average amount each shopper spends per state, what they tend to purchase, and... Read more →


PHILADELPHIA’S BLUE CROSS RIVERRINK WINTERFEST OPENS NOV. 29

Outdoor Ice Skating by the Ben Franklin Bridge, Newly Decorated Cabins, S’mores on the Fire Pits, Warming Food and Drink Specials in The Lodge, All Set in a Sparkling Winter Wonderland PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 19, 2019) -- The holiday season is all about cozying up with friends and family to share in favorite winter traditions,... Read more →


How to Support Small Businesses

Gloucestercitynews.net (11-20-19)--Small businesses are the pillars of your community in Gloucester, providing you with an interesting, unique, and bustling town center from which you can buy gifts and essentials at the last minute. However, many small businesses struggle up against the monolith presence of big online brands such as Amazon, especially during the holiday period.... Read more →


Franklin Township Resident Sentenced for Illegally Purchasing Tiger Skin Rug

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Loren Varga, 62, of Franklin Township, New Jersey, was sentenced to one day of incarceration, two years’ supervised release and a $1,500 fine by United States District Court Judge Anita Brody for illegally purchasing a tiger skin rug, made from an endangered species. Gloucester City... Read more →


Home Country: What's A Vermiculturist

Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor Dewey Decker showed his new business cards to the other guys at the Mule Barn Truck Stop’s philosophy counter, and each member of the world dilemma think tank got to keep one. Steve, our owlish-appearing cowboy, scratched his head as he studied the card. Slim Randles “Okay, Dewey, I’ll bite... Read more →


Obituary: Michael (Mick) Long of Gloucester City

Surrounded by his loving family, on November 18, 2019. Age 72. Of Gloucester City. Loving husband of 50 years to Erna Long. Beloved father of Michael K. Long (Patricia) and Robin C. Long. Loving brother of Robert Long (Gail). Beloved best friend of Miguel Perez. Also survived by his loving cousin Suzanne Britton and his... Read more →


Philadelphia Rappers/Associates of “Original Block Hustlaz” Gang Convicted for Drug Trafficking

During the trial, an associate of the group was also arrested on charges of witness intimidation PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that defendants Abdul Ibrahim West, a/k/a “AR-Ab,” 37, of Brookhaven, Jamaal Blanding, a/k/a “Bionickhaz,” 38, of Philadelphia, Jameel Hickson, a/k/a “Meliano,” 41, of Philadelphia, and Hans Gadson, a/k/a “NoBrakes Bras,”... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Tip: Can You Spot A Counterfeit Bill?

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Nov. 20, 2019)--Would you know how to spot a counterfeit bill? Are you a business owner who is wondering what to do if you image provided receive a counterfeit? Though UV counterfeit detection lamps and counterfeit money pens are helpful tools, there are many other ways to tell if a bill is... Read more →


RESEARCH: Anal Cancer Rates /Mortality Rise Dramatically Among Americans

Newswise — Rates of new anal cancer diagnoses and deaths related to human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted infection, have increased dramatically over the last 15 years, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The results of their study were published in the November issue of... Read more →


Two Trenton Drug Dealers Imprisoned

TRENTON, N.J. – Two Trenton men have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a violent drug trafficking conspiracy that allegedly distributed more than one kilogram of heroin in Trenton and the surrounding area, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. Kahlil Hampton, a/k/a “Ruger,” 29, was sentenced today to 176 months in prison and... Read more →


U.S. Sen. Toomey of Pennsylvania aims to prevent future presidents from banning fracking

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square Pennsylvania’s Republican U.S. senator filed a resolution in Washington last week seeking to keep a future president from meddling with an emerging industry in the state. U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey announced at a news conference in Harrisburg that his proposal, Senate Resolution 411, would declare that it’s the... Read more →


Three Ways to Reduce Your Debt Faster

Gloucestercitynews.net (Nov. 20, 2019)--Americans continue to accumulate debt at a frightening pace. From auto or student loans to credit cards, the debt piles up so fast you sometimes don't realize what's happening until it's too late. You don’t have to feel paralyzed, as it is possible to get out from under debt, no matter your... Read more →


Deer Hunters Reminded Sportsmen Against Hunger Program Accepts Donated Deer

Butcher shops and self-serve coolers available to accept donated deer DOVER, DELAWARE (Nov. 19, 2019) – During the current peak of the 2019/2020 deer hunting season, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife reminds hunters that its Sportsmen Against Hunger program is available for hunters to donate harvested deer to help feed those in need. All... Read more →


MERCY HOSPICE RECEIVES HONOR

PHILADELPHIA, PA--Mercy Hospice, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, has been selected by Catholic Charities Appeal (CCA) and The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia (CFGP) as its official #GivingTuesday beneficiary. This year’s #GivingTuesday observance will be held on December 3, 2019. Mercy Hospice, part of the Housing and Homeless Services... Read more →


DUVALL: Some Say Political Corruption is Rampant in NJ; The EDA/Norcross Hearing Charade Just Proved It

CHERRY HILL - NJ CD-1 GOP candidate Josh Duvall released the following statement pertaining to the EDA/Norcross controversy: “You don’t have to agree with progressive activists like Sue Altman to see that the EDA tax incentive hearing she was dragged out of Monday was a charade. On top of that, for a party supposedly committed... Read more →