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December 3, 2019

Woman Found Dead in Farnham Park Was Murdered

CAMDEN CITY NJ December 3, 2019–Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki reported an adult female who was found in Farnham Park on December 2, 2019 in Camden. At approximately 12:12 p.m., Camden County Police responded to reports of an unconscious female in the park near the 1600 block of Baird Boulevard. When officers arrived, they located the victim, Hayley Steinberg, 31, of Medford, deceased at the scene. The Gloucester/Camden/Salem County Medical Examiner ruled the cause of death to be multiple stab wounds, and the manner of death to be Homicide. The investigation into... Read more →

ATTENTION PARENTS! Are You Looking to Purchase Electronics

CHERRY HILL, NJ (Dec. 3, 2019)--During the month of December, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and the Cherry Hill Police Department will be located outside the Pottery Barn in the Cherry Hill Mall promoting cyber awareness. On December 4, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., and December 12th and the 19,th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Detectives from the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office High Tech Crimes Unit and the Cherry Hill Police Department will be handing out pamphlets and answering questions for parents who are looking to purchase an electronic device for their children this holiday season. This includes... Read more →


Newark Mayor Ras Baraka has filed suit against New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio over a controversial housing assistance program for New York's homeless population. It has placed over 2,200 families experiencing homeless from New York in various communities in our state, including nearly 1,200 in Newark and 176 in Jersey City. This report by Karen Yi includes a searchable, city-by-city tool that summarizes where these families are headed. (NJ.com) MURPHY LOOKS TO AVOID CHRISTIE MODEL AS DGA CHAIR The Democratic Governors Association will soon be helmed by a new chair: Gov. Phil Murphy, who takes on the role this... Read more →

Investors and Roma Bank Community Support Trenton Area Soup Kitchen

$15,000 in Grants Will Purchase Food and Provide Meals ROBBINSVILLE, NJ –The Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (T.A.S.K.) feeds those who are hungry in the Trenton area and offers programs to encourage self-sufficiency and improve the quality of life of its guests. Recent grants from the Investors Foundation and Roma Bank Community Foundation totaling $15,000 will provide food for some of the 5,800 meals T.A.S.K. serves each week at its primary facility on Escher Street and satellite locations in North Trenton, South Trenton, West Trenton, Hamilton, Hightstown, Princeton, and Yardville. T.A.S.K. applied for the grants from the Investors and Roma Bank Community... Read more →

Stephen P. McNulty Sr., of Mt. Laurel; U.S. Navy Veteran

On December 1, 2019. Age 64. Of Mt. Laurel. Formerly of Northeast Philadelphia. Loving husband of Patricia Cunningham-McNulty (nee O’Donnell). Beloved father of Stephen P. “Skip” McNulty, Jr., Ryan P. McNulty, Kenneth J. Cunningham, Jr., Samantha M. McNulty, Paige K. Cunningham and Chad T. Cunningham. Cherished son of John L. McNulty, Sr., (wife Linda) and the late Barbara Rush (nee Miller). Loving brother of John L. McNulty, Jr. and Geneane Yourl (Tim). Beloved uncle of Peter Yourl. Beloved son-in-law of Thomas O’Donnell, Jr. and the late Kathleen O’Donnell. Beloved brother-in-law of Deborah Mulgrew (Joseph), Kevin O'Donnell (Vicki), Kelly Duffy (John), Michael... Read more →

Rutgers-Camden Students Engage in Conversation about Diversity/Inclusion

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN – A Rutgers University‒Camden speaker series aims to help students feel comfortable while they are learning and developing friendships and support systems on campus. “Beyond the Mill” provides a welcoming environment for the campus community to join host Oscar Holmes IV, an associate professor of management, and other faculty and area business and community leaders to discuss thought-provoking topics involving diversity, equity, and inclusion. “I get a lot of gratification out of publishing my own diversity, equity, and inclusion research and reading others’ research on the topic, but diversity and inclusion work doesn’t stop or start at... Read more →

Code Blue Issued in Newark

Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Department of Health and Community Wellness Director Dr. Mark Wade are activating a “Code Blue” for Monday afternoon, December 2, 2019 through Tuesday afternoon December 3, 2019. “Code Blue” is called when temperatures reach 25°F or lower without precipitation, 32°F or lower with precipitation, or a wind chill factor of 15° or lower. ‍ “Newark is preparing for snow and cold temperatures early this week,” Dr. Wade said. “We will meet nature’s challenge with the strength and resilience that defines us. I urge our residents to take precautions to keep their homes safe and be safe... Read more →

Shirley M. Carter (nee Smith), - 84, of Ocean City, formerly of Westville

Passed away on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at The Shores at Wesley Manor. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was formerly of Westville, NJ moving to Ocean City, NJ 10 years. Mrs. Carter worked as Executive Secretary for Pennsylvania Bell Telephone in Philadelphia, PA for 30 years. Surviving are a son, Charles E. Carter, Jr. (Leslie) of Somers Point, NJ, three grandchildren, Patricia Beck, Kristen Carter and Charles E. Carter, III, four great grandchildren, Kaydence Beck, Jeffrey Beck, Jr., Makenzie Beck and Addisyn Beck. A Memorial Service will be offered Saturday, December 7th at 11 o'clock from Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 30th... Read more →

David A. Baxter, Jr., of Bellmawr.

David A. Baxter, Jr., on December 2, 2019, of Bellmawr. Age 74. Reunited for Eternity with his beloved wife, the late Helen (nee Buckholdt). Devoted father of Natalie Hartey and David A. Baxter III. Loving Pop-Pop of Caitlin, Shane, Erin, David IV, Steven, Matthew, and Morgan. Dear brother of Joan Bozarth. Loving uncle of Scott, Brian, and Susan. There will be a viewing from 9am to 10:30am Saturday morning at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, BELLMAWR, 200 S. Black Horse Pike, Bellmawr, NJ 08031. Funeral service 10:30am Saturday at the funeral home. Interment Arlington Cemetery at Pennsauken. Read more →

New Orleans City Council Budget Includes $3M Investment for Early Childhood Ed

The city grows its early childhood education budget from $750,000 in 2017 to an unprecedented $3 million in 2020, as well as several additional key funding initiatives NEW ORLEANS - After several weeks of budget hearings, the New Orleans City Council adopted the City's 2020 Operating and Capital Budgets, concluding the annual budget review process and establishing spending levels for the coming year. Prior to the meeting, Nthe City held a special Revenue Estimating Conference to adopt an adjusted 2020 revenue forecast and capture newly identified sources of revenue. Since October 17, when Mayor LaToya Cantrell appeared before the Council to... Read more →

$449,119 Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Sold in Bergen County

TRENTON (Dec. 3, 2019) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $449,119 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Monday, Dec. 2, drawing. The winning numbers were: 03, 15, 20, 35 and 36 and the XTRA number was: 02. The retailer will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for the winning ticket sold. That ticket was sold at Krauszer’s Food Store, 403 Midland Ave., Garfield in Bergen County. Acting Executive Director James Carey announced that there were 453,181 tickets purchased for the drawing. By adding XTRA, for an additional $1.00 per play, winners are able to multiply their... Read more →

Time for a Hero: Save a Life on Giving Tuesday

Veterans with TBIs are 155% more likely to take their own lives, with SOF at greatest risk. Under the VA, veterans with TBIs aren’t healing, they are dying in record numbers. Suicide rates tripled in 2018. Time For A Hero is stepping into the gap left by government’s failure.Our focus is on serving Special Operations Forces who’ve incurred one or more combat related brain injuries. Right now 221 SOF veterans have submitted applications to Time for a Hero - and the list grows longer every day. With your support, Time for a Hero can continue to provide personalized treatment plans including... Read more →

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for newly-renovated Millsboro Pond boating and fishing area

DOVER (Dec. 2, 2019) – Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin was joined today by U.S. Senator Tom Carper, State Senator Gerald Hocker, State Senator David Wilson, State Representative Ruth Briggs King, State Representative Richard Collins, Millsboro Mayor Michelle Truitt, and DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Director David Saveikis and staff, to cut the ribbon officially opening the newly-renovated Millsboro Pond Boating and Fishing Access Area. Millsboro Pond is one of the most heavily-fished DNREC-maintained ponds in Delaware, hosting numerous bass tournaments and attracting largemouth bass enthusiasts regionally as well as locally. DNREC has... Read more →

New Jersey Department of Health Reminds Residents It’s Not Too Late To Vaccinate

National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is December 1-7, 2019 The New Jersey Department of Health is reminding residents to get their annual flu vaccine as part of National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW). While flu vaccination is recommended before the end of October, NIVW was established to remind people that getting vaccinated can be beneficial through the holiday season and beyond. “As the holiday season is beginning, increased travel and close family gatherings can create a great opportunity for illnesses to spread,” Acting Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli said. “Getting vaccinated now can help protect yourself and your loved ones.” For millions of... Read more →

Liberty National Golf Club Millionaire’s Golf Course is Back

NEW JERSEY SIERRA CLUB OPINION Liberty National Golf club is back and billionaire Paul Fireman is pushing legislators and lobbying to get his ultra-exclusive golf course expansion onto the Caven Point are of Liberty State Park. Just two weeks ago, A4903 (Mukherji)/ S3357 (Cunningham), the Liberty State Park Protection Act, aimed at keeping public parkland open to the public and away from private developers, unanimously passed out of the New Jersey Senate Environment and Energy Committee. Developers are working to be exempt from the legislation to build their golf course. The opening of the new golf course is a great opportunity... Read more →

Cooper University Health Care Receives National Recognition for Meritorious Outcomes in Surgical Care

From the American College of Surgeons (Camden, NJ) — Cooper University Health Care is one of only 88 hospital nationally that have been recognized by the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) 2019 for achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care. “We are proud to receive this recognition from the American College of Surgeons which is a reflection of our ongoing dedication and commitment to providing outstanding surgical care for our patients,” said Francis R. Spitz, MD, FACS, vice chief of the Department of Surgery and head of the Division of General Surgery at Cooper University... Read more →

Pope Bestows Honors Upon 10 People for Service to the Church of Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA PA--The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is proud to announce that Pope Francis has bestowed Papal Honors upon 10 individuals for their exceptional service to the Catholic Church. One individual will receive the Benemerenti Medal; four will receive the Cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice (Cross for the Church and Pontiff); three have been named Dame/Knight in the pontifical Order of Saint Gregory the Great; and two have been named Dame/Knight Commander in the same Order. The honors will be conferred by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. at an evening Vespers service: Monday, December 9, 2019 6:00 p.m. Chapel of the Cathedral... Read more →

CNBNews Entertainment: Jay Mohr Coming to The Hard Rock Casino

JAY MOHR Saturday, March 14 at 8 p.m. Sound Waves **On Sale Friday, December 6 at 10 a.m.** Tickets: $34.00, $29.00, $24.00 2019 - 2020 ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP 12/2 – 12/5 – Greg Fitzsimmons & Adam Degi - Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club 12/6 – LeAnn Rimes “You and Me and Christmas” Tour - Sound Waves 12/7 – Hallmark Channel Presents Mariah Carey “All I Want For Christmas Is You” - Hard Rock Live @ Etess Arena 12/9 – 12/12 – Dan Naturman & Tom McTiernan - Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club 12/13 – The Cult “A Sonic Temple” - Sound Waves 12/16 –... Read more →

Alice Paul Institute's Equality Gala

rel="noopener"> PHILADELPHIA PA--Join the Alice Paul Institute for this year’s banner fundraising event, held at Philadelphia’s premier National Constitution Center on January 16, 2020. The event will celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s voting rights by honoring one of the most influential leaders in the fight for gender equality, Alice Paul, a woman who forever changed the Constitution of the United States with her work to ratify the 19th Amendment and extend voting rights to women. Don’t miss this momentous celebration in recognition of the 2020 Centennial! Come out in support of the Alice Paul Institute’s work to train and inspire... Read more →

STUDY: Starting drinking young predicts hospital admission for acute intoxication

Newswise — In studies, younger age at first alcohol use has been associated with later alcohol problems in adult life, including heavy drinking and alcohol use disorder. That is the reason why around the world, as in the Netherlands, a key aim of alcohol policy is to postpone the age at first alcohol use. In a report published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, researchers from the Netherlands have investigated whether age of drinking onset is a risk factor for alcohol intoxication among adolescents aged under 18 years. The study was based on data collected between 2007 and 2017... Read more →

Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $120,000,000 For Wednesday’s Drawing

TRENTON (Dec. 2, 2019) – The Powerball jackpot has rolled to $120 million! Although no one won the jackpot in the Nov. 30, drawing, 20,183 New Jersey players took home an estimated $122,999 in prizes ranging from $4 to $400, according to Lottery Acting Executive Director James Carey. The winning numbers for the Saturday, Nov. 30, drawing were: 15, 35, 42, 63 and 68. The Red Power Ball number was 18. The Multiplier number was 04. The Powerball jackpot rolls to $120,000,000 for the next drawing to be held Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 10:59 pm. Read more →

Heart + Paw Partners With Philadelphia Based Vendor

Creates the Perfect Holiday Gift for Your Pet Don't Forget About Your Four Legged Family Member This Holiday Season! PHILADELPHIA, PA (December, 2019) - It’s no secret that Heart + Paw takes their role in pet parenthood very seriously. They’ve thought of everything; from unique service touchpoints in their locations to ensure pets are always comfortable to state of the art facilities. Along with a passion for pets, Heart + Paw is very passionate about working with local makers and companies to build each of their locations. It is a part of Heart + Paw’s core mission to deliver on sustainability;... Read more →

Sanctuaries to Release Illegal Immigrants Jailed for Rape, Murder, Child Molestation

Source Judicial Watch (December 2019)--A national crisis generated by local law enforcement agencies offering even the most violent illegal immigrants sanctuary is driving federal officials to resort to desperate measures. Under a local-federal partnership known as 287(g), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is notified of jail inmates in the country illegally so that they can be deported after serving time for state crimes. Unfortunately, a growing number of local law enforcement agencies are instead releasing the illegal aliens—many with serious convictions such as child sex offenses, rape and murder—rather than turn them over to federal authorities for removal. Judicial Watch has... Read more →

Joseph Domanico of Haddon Township Named League Runner of the Year

TROY, NY (12/02/2019)-- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student-athlete Joseph Domanico of Haddon Township 08108 and Haddon Township High School has been named the Liberty League Men's Cross Country co-Runner of the Year, the conference has announced. This is the first post-season, year-end award for the senior captain. Domanico, who shared the honor with Dadley Ogetii of St. Lawrence University, is the fourth consecutive runner from Rensselaer to be recognized. Grant O'Connor '19 was chosen Runner of the Year in 2018 and 2017 and Fazio captured the award in 2016. Joe Domanico: Liberty League Men's Cross Country Runner of the Year Finished... Read more →