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December 8, 2019

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The Most Dangerous Schools; 542 Cities to Receive Infrastructure Grants

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet BAD NEWS! A New Jersey State Department of Education report released in March 2019 list the names of the most dangerous schools in the 21 counties of the state. According to nj1015.com schools that made the most calls to police were Passaic High School with 109 calls, Kingsway Regional High School with 86 calls, and East Brunswick High School with 53 calls. Passaic High School, which has more than 3,100 students, had the most calls concerning violence and drugs as well as the most bullying investigation. Violent incidents were up by 31% from the previous... Read more →

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Statement on Msgr. Joseph L. Logrip

press release/Dec. 8, 2019 Reverend Monsignor Joseph L. Logrip was placed on administrative leave and his priestly faculties were restricted in January 2019 following an allegation that he sexually abused a minor in the early 1980s. That allegation has been substantiated and he has been found unsuitable for ministry. Contextual Background Regarding Reverend Monsignor Joseph L. Logrip Previous Administrative Leave Case (2011) Reverend Monsignor Joseph L. Logrip was previously placed on administrative leave and his priestly faculties were restricted by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia following the March 2011 Philadelphia Grand Jury Report. That action was taken based on an allegation that... Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: Policeman Billy Fred Clardy Killed During Drug Raid

BILLY FRED CLARDY, III Huntsville Police Department, Alabama End of Watch Friday, December 6, 2019 HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA--Agent Billy Clardy III was shot and killed while participating in a narcotics operation with the HIDTA Gulf Coast Task Force. The task force was conducting a buy-bust operation at a home on Levert Street, near the intersection of Oakwood Avenue, at 4:00 pm. Agents attempted to take the suspect into custody as the man delivered a large amount of narcotics to the home. The man immediately opened fire, striking Agent Clardy in an area not protected by his vest. The man then fled on... Read more →

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Expands CAPP+ Program

PHILADELPHIA PA--Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is proud to announce a partnership with The Enterprise Center, in conjunction with Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation (PHDC), to build the number of licensed contractors in Philadelphia and expand CHOP’s Community Asthma Prevention Program Plus Home Repairs (CAPP+) initiative. This effort will offer training and resources to local contractors interested in scaling up their business and create economic opportunity for minority contractors as the partners build a pipeline of PHDC-approved contractors for CAPP+. CHOP, in partnership with PHDC, launched the CAPP+ Home Repairs Program in 2018. The program addresses the impact of unhealthy housing on... Read more →

Why Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer is Better Than Representing Yourself

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Dec. 8, 2019)--Over the years, an increasing number of claimants have been pursuing compensation for personal injury without the relevant legal representation. On paper, this process may often seem relatively simple – especially for ‘open and shut’ cases – but any personal injury claim can be a testing time for all parties involved, and representing yourself can be harder than you realize. Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer Most personal injury lawyers are reluctant to take a case on unless they are sure that it has potential to win, so this itself can be a great pointer for you when it comes... Read more →

Dept. of Justice Announces Charges in Malware Conspiracy

Two Russian Nationals Engaged in Cybercrime Scheme That Infected Tens of Thousands of Computers FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich speaks at a December 5, 2019, press conference at the Department of Justice announcing charges against two Russian nationals for their roles in a cybercrime scheme involving the deployment of malware known as Bugat or Dridex. The U.S. Department of Justice today joined with the U.S. Department of State and the United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency in charging two Russian nationals with a vast and long-running cybercrime spree that stole from thousands of individuals and organizations in the United States and abroad.... Read more →

Avalon Police Department Holding Christmas Toy Drive

AVALON NJ--The Avalon Police Department will be hosting a Toy Drive for the Cape May County Children Services. The donations will be provided to children and families who have been exposed to domestic violence, abuse and neglect. The Avalon Police Department will be accepting donations of new and unwrapped toys for children up to the age of 13 years. The wrapping paper and tape donations are also needed. Residents and business owners can stop by the Avalon Police Department, at their convenience, to make their donation in the donation bin in the lobby. The Avalon Police Department would like to thank... Read more →

Grape Street Crips Member Sentenced To Life

In Prison For Murder Of Bystander And Related Drug-Trafficking Charges NEWARK, N.J. – A member of the Grape Street Crips gang was sentenced today to life in prison for murder in aid of racketeering, racketeering conspiracy, conspiracy to distribute heroin, and other drug crimes, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Khalil Stafford, a/k/a “Stod,” a/k/a “Homicide,” 35, of Newark, was previously convicted following a three-week trial before U.S. District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo, who imposed the sentence today in Newark federal court. Stafford had been acquitted of the murder charge following a 2013 state jury trial in Essex County. According to documents... Read more →

Are Cell Towers Dangerous to Humans and Pets?

Studies indicate that proximity to base stations correlates with headaches, dizziness, depression and other neurobehavioral symptoms, as well as increased cancer risk. Animal studies also image of a cell tower indicate that these effects may be cumulative. Newswise — No one can over engineer like an engineer. So introducing a little more caution into an existing engineering process is nothing much to ruffle feathers. A new paper published in Environmental Research offers insight on how to include simple precautionary approaches to siting cell towers. Joshua Pearce is the Richard Witte Endowed Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and a professor in... Read more →

Hindus want Clifton Apparel Co. to Withdraw Lord Ganesh Underwear

Upset Hindus are urging Clifton (New Jersey) headquartered apparel label Customon for immediate withdrawal of a thong and panty carrying image of Hindu deity Ganesh; calling it highly inappropriate. image provided with press release Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Lord Ganesh was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped in temples or home shrines and not to adorn one’s crotch. Inappropriate usage of Hindu deities or concepts or symbols for commercial or other agenda was not okay as it hurt the devotees. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism,... Read more →

Wise Winter Weather Tips for Your Family

When Old Man Winter comes, calling, homeowners need to keep everyone in the family – including your pets—safe. Follow these wise winter weather tips from the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) and TurfMutt. Bring Pets Inside: Dogs and cats should be kept inside during cold weather months. Wipe their paws and bellies after they’ve been outside, and check for ice accumulation between paw pads. If you’re using a de-icing agent, remove that salt and other agents, too. Pick up Debris: Before it snows, remove debris and household items from your family yard. Doormats, hoses, toys and sticks can hide under a... Read more →

Entrepreneur/Philanthropist John F. Scarpa Pledges $8 Million to Stockton

The Academic Center in Atlantic City and the Health Sciences Center in Galloway will be named for John F. Scarpa Galloway, N.J. - Entrepreneur and philanthropist John F. Scarpa has pledged $8 million to the Stockton University Foundation. It is the largest gift in the university’s history. The gift from The John F. Scarpa Foundation, courtesy of John and Jana Scarpa, will target two primary initiatives, Stockton’s expansion of academic programs in Atlantic City and the Health Sciences program at the mainland campus, and create an unrestricted fund for other university needs. In appreciation of this landmark generosity, Stockton will name... Read more →


Related: ARTIST Dave Wolfe Vol. 6 No. 25 (Dec. 8, 2019) Editor's Note: Each Sunday morning we post a weekly comic strip provided by cartoonist Dave Wolfe. He’s been distributing his comics in school since 3rd grade. (click image to enlarge) Read more →

Why Do You Need to Use Practice Tests to Explore Microsoft MS-200 Exam Topics?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Dec. 8, 2019)--MS-200 is one of the Microsoft recently introduced certification exams. It is designed for the messaging administrators who configure, troubleshoot, deploy, and monitor mail protection, recipients, permissions, public folders, and mail flow in both on-premises and Cloud environments. These professionals are responsible for managing messaging infrastructure, disaster recovery, hybrid configuration, hygiene, client access, migration, and high availability. The certified administrators work in partnership with the Microsoft 365 enterprise and security administrators to performa topology that will fulfill the requirements of an organization for its business.These specialists have knowledge of licensing, authentication types, and integration with the applications of Microsoft... Read more →