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December 14, 2019

*PATCO Connects Public to Events & Attractions on Both Sides of the Delaware

Wintergarden at Dilworth Park November 8 - February 23 Franklin Square Holiday Festival November 14 - December 31 Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market November 23 - January 1 Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade November 28 Comcast Holiday Spectacular & Market November 28 - January 1 Christmas Village November 28 - December 24 Macy's Light Show November 29 - December 31 Christmas Underwater at the Aquarium November 29 - December 30 Holiday Happenings in Collingswood November 29 - December 22 Haddonfield Candlelight Shopping November 29 - December 22 The Nutcracker December 6 - December 31 PATCO Silver Sleigh December 7 Camden Children's Garden... Read more →

United States Marshalls Honor Members of the Camden County Prosecutors Office

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (Dec. 14, 2019)--Congratulations to the Major Crimes Unit and the Homicide Unit of the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office. Both units were honored at an awards ceremony by the United States Marshals Service Regional Fugitive Task Force (RFTF) – Camden Division on December 12, 2019. Special Deputy Attorney General/Acting Assistant Camden County Prosecutor Lee Brownstein of the Narcotics Unit was also honored by the US Marshals RFTF with an award. These men and women of the Prosecutor’s Office were recognized for their leadership, dedication, and distinguished work in support of the crime fighting efforts of the US Marshals RFTF. Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: Juveniles in Stolen Pickup Truck Kill Mississippi Constable

EULA RAY "RAYE" HAWKINS Panola County Constable's Office, Mississippi End of Watch Thursday, December 12, 2019 PANOLA COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI--Constable Raye Hawkins, age 57, was killed when his vehicle was struck by a stolen pickup truck being pursued by other officers at around 2:30 pm. The pursuit started in Tallahatchie County when deputies attempted to stop the stolen vehicle that was occupied by two juvenile offenders. The juveniles lead the deputies on a pursuit that entered Panola County and continued towards Batesville. Constable Hawkins was responding to assist in the pursuit when the vehicle struck his car at a high rate of... Read more →

NJAC co-leader Kean women topple Rutgers-Camden

CAMDEN CITY. N.J. (Dec. 14, 2019) – The Kean University women’s basketball team opened up a 12-point first-quarter lead, placed four players in double figures, including a pair of players with 20 points , and went on to defeat Rutgers University-Camden, 77-48, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Saturday afternoon. Kean, the NJAC co-leader along with Rowan University, improves to 5-0 in the conference and 7-1 overall with its sixth straight win. The Cougars lead their all-time series against Rutgers-Camden, 50-22. Rutgers-Camden, playing undermanned due to injuries, falls to 5-4 overall and 0-4 in the NJAC with its third... Read more →

Destin, Azemi pace Rutgers-Camden to first NJAC victory of the season

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (Dec. 14, 2019) – Senior forward Isaac Destin scored a game-high 28 points and added a game-high 13 rebounds for his third double-double of the season, as the Rutgers University-Camden men’s basketball team won its first New Jersey Athletic Conference game of the year, 68-63, over Kean University here Saturday. Junior guard Arian Azemi added 22 points and a game-high four steals for the Scarlet Raptors, who improve to 4-5 overall and 1-3 in the NJAC by snapping a four-game losing streak. Kean falls to 2-8 overall and 1-4 in conference play. The teams swapped leads nine times... Read more →

New Stockton Exhibit Shares the Legacy of Congressman Frank LoBiondo

Retired U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo, center, with students who created the exhibit base on the collection he gifted to Stockton University. Galloway, N.J. - Stockton University student Michael Ortiz of Millville is majoring in social work and is interested in how public policy is developed. His said his work on an exhibit of how retired U.S. Rep Frank LoBiondo developed overwhelming bipartisan support for a Bulletproof Vest Grant law was a real-life lesson in effective governing. “To see how he worked to get the job done was inspirational,” Ortiz said at the opening of a new exhibit at Stockton dedicated to... Read more →

MRC Volunteers Strengthen Communities during the Holiday Season and Beyond

The holiday season is a time for giving. We spend hours (sometimes weeks, months…) searching for and picking out the perfect gifts for friends and family. Many of us donate to non-profits and charitable organizations. We even give to ourselves – often taking important time off to unwind and connect with our loved ones. The holidays also offer an opportunity to give our time and skills to volunteer organizations and think of new ways to connect with our communities. This holiday season, consider donating your time to improve the health of your community by volunteering with the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC).... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Separation Anxiety

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor When I think of separation anxiety in animals, I picture nervousness, inappropriate activities, and/or extreme verbalization when the animal is left alone or when the primary caregiver is absent. Some dogs are so crippled by separation anxiety that their owners rehome them because of the damage they have caused. There is no ‘quick fix’ when it comes to this upsetting behavior. It takes time and patience to train the dog that you will be returning. Here are a few steps you can take to ease your best buddy’s anxiety: If Fido is usually crated when you are not... Read more →

CNBNews Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Fish & Wildlife Police Blotter

Reminder for the week: Waterfowl hunters, check your gear for prohibited lead shot, ensure your boats are weather and safety ready DOVER (Dec. 13, 2019) – To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Dec. 2-8 made 2,239 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 12 citations. Officers responded to 44 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public. A Fish & Wildlife... Read more →

Glassboro Public Schools Donate $1,200 to Patients of Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center

Glassboro, NJ – Students and staff of Glassboro High School (GHS) and Glassboro Intermediate School (GIS) recently made a special donation to Jefferson Health’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township. The Glassboro Public School District collectively raised and donated $1,200, following a collaborative fundraising effort between the schools, which included a dress-down day, along with special help from the GHS Field Hockey Team and the GIS Girls Learning Our Worth (GLOW) club’s pink-ribbon sale. Shown in front of Glassboro faculty and high school students, with the check at GHS are, from left: Michele Gaguski, MSN, RN, Cancer Services Administrator; Michele... Read more →

Maple Shade PD Seeking Officers through the Intergovernmental Transfer Program.

(Maple Shade NJ)(Dec. 13, 2019)--The Maple Shade Police Department announces our recent acceptance and participation in the New Jersey Civil Service Commission Intergovernmental Transfer Program (ITP). In order to be considered, an officer MUST be a member in good standing of a Civil Service police department who participates in the ITP with a valid certification from the Police Training Commission as a full-time Municipal Police Officer. If you are looking to join a progressive agency that offers superior training, opportunity, job growth and a supportive work environment, and who has been recognized by the Attorney General’s Office for their ground breaking... Read more →

Philadelphia's Live Music Scene Sounds So Good

Venues Large & Small Attract All Genres of Musicians Renowned for its live music scene, Philadelphia’s vibrant rock, rap, jazz and pop venues showcase some of world’s most buzzed-about musicians. Philly is where The Roots, Pink, McCoy Tyner, Meek Mill, Santigold, Cayetana, Jill Scott, Christian McBride and The War on Drugs all came up. (Marian Anderson, Mario Lanza and Billie Holliday all called Philadelphia home, as did the legendary Sigma Sound Studios and The Sound of Philadelphia.) Philly hosts Jay Z’s Made in America festival and recently welcomed back The Met Philadelphia, an elegant former opera house reborn as a concert... Read more →

American Water Donates Laptops to Camden City Based LUCY Outreach

December 12, 2019 CAMDEN CITY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, recently donated more than 15 laptops to support educational development and increase access to technology at LUCY Outreach. Over 400 youth are supported by LUCY Outreach, a Camden-based non-profit whose mission is to empower youth to form healthy relationships, make good choices and develop into compassionate and socially responsible adults who make a positive difference in their community. “Through volunteer efforts and donations, American Water exemplifies the company’s commitment to Camden and its families. By providing youth with access to technology... Read more →

Tips to Make the Most of Your Small House

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Dec. 14, 2019)--Not everyone is lucky to have a huge and spacious house. Considering the cost of real estate these days, you're already lucky even to own a house. Despite having a small place, you can still make it look great. After decorating your place, you will be proud to call it home. Invest in multi-purpose furniture You can find furniture that you can use for a variety of purposes. For instance, furniture that's useful as a sofa in the morning, but a bed at night. You can also have a mirror which converts to a flat-screen television when reversed. The... Read more →

Pick-6 Rolls to $4.2 Million for Dec. 16 Drawing

TRENTON (Dec. 13, 2019) – The Pick-6 drawing on December 12 produced three winners of $7,875 for matching five out of six white balls drawn. The $4.2 million drawing will be held Monday, December 16, 2019. The winning numbers for the Thursday, December 12, drawing were: 01, 07, 37, 38, 46 and 49. The XTRA Multiplier was: 03. By adding XTRA for an additional $1.00 per play, winners are able to multiply their non-jackpot prizes by the XTRA number drawn. Acting Executive Director James Carey announced that there were 472,546 tickets purchased for the drawing and of those sold, thousands were... Read more →