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December 9, 2019

Finding of Probable Cause in Case of Alleged Housing Discrimination

Finding of Probable Cause TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division on Civil Rights (DCR) announced today that the Division has issued a Finding of Probable Cause against a Morris County duplex owner for engaging in unlawful discrimination by refusing to accept a Black man’s rental application based on his race and by seeking to bar children from occupying the rental unit. Adrienne Brown, the landlord, is accused of rejecting the rental application of prospective tenant Timothy Jenkins in December 2016 following... Read more →


Task Force Investigates Fatal Police-Involved Shooting In Secaucus

SECAUCUS, N.J. –The Attorney General’s Shooting Response Task Force is conducting an investigation of an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Sunday evening, Dec. 1, 2019, in Secaucus, N.J. A male civilian, who was armed with a handgun, died during the incident. The decedent has been identified as Anthony Rosso, 68, who previously resided in Secaucus, N.J. Officers of the Secaucus Police Department responded to a residence in the 300 block of Sea Isle Key in the Harmon Cove development after a 911 call was received... Read more →


Authorities Arrest Third Suspect in Burlington City Fatal Shooting  

BURLINGTON CITY - Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and City of Burlington Police Chief John Fine announced that the third defendant charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old city resident last month has been taken into custody. Marcus S. Mackroy-Davis, 23, of the 100 block of Stratton Drive in Westampton, surrendered himself to BCPO detectives on Friday at the Burlington County Courts Complex in Mount Holly. He was charged with Conspiracy to Commit Murder (First Degree) and lodged in the Burlington County... Read more →


Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Named a 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital

Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Named a 2020 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital Prestigious designation awarded by Watson Health national benchmark series Camden City, NJ — Virtua Health is proud to announce the inclusion of Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital on Watson Health’s list of 2020 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals. The list is based on an annual study identifying hospitals that demonstrate the highest performance in hospital cardiovascular services. The 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals designation is part of Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals® program,... Read more →


BILL ALLOWING PROPERTY TAX HIKES CLEARS COMMITTEE

A bill that has drawn criticism from Gov. Phil Murphy passed the state Senate's budget committee on Thursday. Its next stop is the full state Senate. That body's President, Steve Sweeney, designed a controversial school funding reform bill that Murphy signed into law last year. Sweeney recently introduced this bill to allow districts to raise funds using taxpayer money — taxpayers who own homes, that is. Under this bill, school boards would be able to raise property taxes beyond the two percent cap. For many... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Patrolman Stephen Carr Ambushed, Slain in Parking Lot

Police Officer Stephen Carr Fayetteville Police Department, Arkansas End of Watch Saturday, December 7, 2019 FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS--Police Officer Stephen Carr was shot and killed in an unprovoked attack as he sat in his patrol car in the Fayetteville Police Department's rear parking lot at about 9:40 pm. He was waiting for his partner to return from inside of the police station when a subject approached him and opened fire without warning, killing him. Officers inside of the station heard the shots and immediately responded. They... Read more →


Dionne Warwick joins Peace Starts With Me Rally

New York, NY — Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and Six-time Grammy winning singer Dionne Warwick has just been added to the list of performers for the most celebrated peace rally in the U.S., “Peace Starts With Me” December 28th at the Prudential Center. Featuring Grammy award winning talent including Grammy award winning Gospel star Hezekiah Walker, Grammy winning artist Yolanda Adams, and a 2000 Voice Choir made up of local singers from across the Tri-State Area under the direction of Emmy Award winning producer A.... Read more →


Your Guide to the Rise and Evolution of the Pot Store

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(December 9, 2019)--To say that marijuana has been booming into the avenues of business, politics, and the cultural zeitgeist would be an understatement. With the advent of more and more legalization across the United States and other countries, the humble pot store has gone from humble origins to big business interests. Where did it all start? Where does it all lead? The cannabis industry is riding high and we're here to follow its evolution. The Humble Beginnings Marijuana has long since been a common medicine... Read more →


Maryland's 2020-21 Migratory Game Bird Contest Winner

Indiana Artist’s Blue-Winged Teal to Adorn Hunting Stamps The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Klinefelter of Etna Green, Ind. won the 46th Annual Maryland Migratory Game Bird Stamp Design Contest. Judges selected his stunning depiction of a hen and a drake blue-winged teal, complete with leg band and mirror-like reflection in the water, aptly named “Quiet Waters.” The artwork will be featured on the stamps that hunters purchase to hunt all migratory game birds in the state, with the... Read more →


HOLIDAY CHEER RETURNS TO PORT AUTHORITY FACILITIES

NEWARK,NJ--The Port Authority recently installed holiday decorations at its tunnels and bridges, continuing a tradition of sharing in the spirit of the season with travelers from near and far. image courtesy of News12 New Jersey Back by popular demand this holiday season will be the new design scheme on the Holland Tunnel façade, which was selected after an online petition was launched in response to the previous arrangement, which had been in place for decades. The design includes having a Christmas tree (slightly larger than... Read more →


Mark R. Gosewisch; Worked at Dominic Tavern, Barrington Rod & Reel Member

Mark R. Gosewisch “Gozzie”, on December 8, 2019, of Somerdale, formerly of Bellmawr. Age 62. Beloved husband of Barbara (nee Harder) for 41 years. Devoted father of Jason Gosewisch (Julie) and Ashley Sanderson (David Jr.). Loving pop-pop of Paige, Jason, Nathan, Angelina, Kolton and Chase. Dear brother of Louis Gosewisch (Phyllis), Ronald Gosewisch (Janet) and Beverly Wall (Dennis). Brother in law of Greg Kyler and the late Elizabeth Kyler. Mark leaves behind man’s best friends, Gus and Wally. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.... Read more →


Officer Down: 114 Line of Duty Deaths in 2019

Master Police Officer Joseph William Shinners Provo Police Department, UT EOW: Saturday, January 5, 2019 Cause: Gunfire Police Officer Dale James Woods Colerain Township Police Department, OH EOW: Monday, January 7, 2019 Cause: Struck by vehicle Police Officer Clayton Joel Townsend Salt River Police Department, TR EOW: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 Cause: Struck by vehicle Police Officer Natalie Becky Corona Davis Police Department, CA EOW: Thursday, January 10, 2019 Cause: Gunfire Trooper Christopher Lambert Illinois State Police, IL EOW: Saturday, January 12, 2019 Cause: Vehicular... Read more →


10 New Philadelphia Paramedics Looking Forward to Starting their Career

PHILADELPHIA PA (Dec. 2019)--For paramedics, there are many easier places to work than Philadelphia, which sees an average of 750 EMS incidents every day. But the 10 paramedics in Class 38 chose to come here anyway — some from as far away as California, Chicago and Boston. And at their graduation on Dec. 6, they pledged to provide the dedicated service that is the hallmark of the Philadelphia Fire Department. “They know how tough it is here,” said Fire Commissioner Adam K. Thiel. “But they... Read more →


Booker Statement on Release of Xiyue Wang

WASHINGTON, D.C — U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued the below statement following the release of Xiyue Wang from Iran: American student Xiyue Wang freed in prisoner swap image courtesy of NBC News “I’m elated that, after three years of painful separation and uncertainty, Princeton University student Xiyue Wang and his family will finally be reunited. This is the outcome that New Jerseyans and those around the globe who followed this unjust and politically motivated ordeal had... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Houston PD Sgt. Christopher Brewster, Shot and Killed

Sergeant Christopher Brewster Houston Police Department, Texas End of Watch Saturday, December 7, 2019 HOUSTON TEXAS--Sergeant Christopher Brewster, age 32 was shot and killed while responding to a domestic assault at about 6:00 pm. A woman had called 911 and reported that she had been assaulted by her boyfriend and that he was armed with two firearms. When officers arrived at the scene both subjects had already left. Sergeant Brewster was checking the area when he saw the couple walking in the 7400 block of... Read more →


Republicans in Burlington County Back Congressional Slate

Mount Laurel, NJ – Following a thorough vetting process, the Burlington County Republican Screening Committee recommended an outstanding slate of 2020 congressional candidates Saturday morning, which the full county committee voted unanimously to endorse. To begin the work now to unseat the incumbent Democrats pushing their radical agenda in Washington, D.C., the committee backed: Claire Gustafson in the First Congressional District David Richter in the Second Congressional District Kate Gibbs in the Third Congressional District “The Burlington County Republican Committee has a long history of... Read more →


Kathleen C. Del Vecchio of Sewell formerly of Fairview

On December 6, 2019, Kathleen C. Del Vecchio (nee Duffy) of Sewell, NJ (formerly of the Fairview section of Camden) passed away surrounded by her loving family. Kathy or “Kath IRISH” (as she was known by all of her family & friends) is survived by Kathleen C. Del Vecchio the “love of her life”, her husband, Robert “Bach” Del Vecchio. Kathy & Bach were married on September 14, 1968 and recently celebrated their 51st Anniversary. In addition, Kathy is survived by her children, Anthony (Tatiana)... Read more →


5 TOP TAX TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Dec. 9,2019)--Managing and staying on top of your tax can seem like a daunting task for a small business and one that you are probably putting at the bottom of your to-do list. But it is highly important to understand how your business accounting actually works, in order to manage a successful and growing business. Here we take a closer look at the most important things you need to know for healthy, stress-free accounting. Start here and take the most positive steps forward to building... Read more →