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January 6, 2020

Authorities Say Deaths of Burlington Township Couple was a Murder-Suicide

BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Burlington Township Public Safety Director Bruce Painter announced that the deaths of a man and woman who lived together in an apartment complex on Salem Road have been ruled a murder-suicide. The investigation revealed that Tianna Drummond, 28, was fatally beaten by Kristopher Corry, 30, who then shot himself in the head. Their bodies were discovered the morning of January 2 inside of their unit at the Willow Pointe Apartments just after 9 a.m. Autopsies performed by... Read more →


January Polar Bear Plunge in The Wildwoods

Join in the fun of a January Polar Bear Plunge at the Wildwoods Convention Center and the Wildwoods Beach! Registration begins at 10 a.m. Plunge begins at 1 p.m. Event supports training and competition for more than 25,000 athletes of Special Olympics New Jersey. For more information, call 609.896.8000 or visit http://www.NJPolarPlunge.org. Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Request Public to Register Security Cameras

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (January 6, 2020)--The Gloucester Township Police Department is requesting residents, businesses, and organizations that have security cameras in place on their property to complete a short registration form. The registration does not give the Gloucester Township Police Department access to your camera system, and only allows our agency to maintain a data base reference of active cameras in the event a crime occurs in the area. For example if a burglary occurs down the street from your property, we would know your... Read more →


BRIDGE AND TUNNEL TOLLS ARE INCREASING THIS WEEK

In October, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey decided to hike the toll price for all of its tunnels — the Lincoln and Holland — and bridges — the George Washington, Bayonne, Goethals, and the Outerbridge Crossing. And on Sunday, the new rates took effect. During peak hours, the E-ZPass toll is now $13.75 (it was $12.50), and the cash toll is $16 (it was $15). The off-peak tolls are less, of course: for E-ZPass holders, it's $11.75 (it was $10.50). Carpool... Read more →


Bill Re-Establishing Fire and EMS Crisis Hotline Heads to Governor’s Desk

TRENTON NJ--Senator Fred Madden’s legislation, S2898, that would establish a 24 hour crisis hotline for fire and EMS professionals and their families heads to the Governor’s desk after clearing its last major legislative hurdle in December when the Assembly passed the bill with a vote of 76-0. The bill previously passed the full Senate with a vote of 39-0 in January of 2019. Our fire and emergency services personnel are currently underserved when it comes to coping with the stresses of their duties. Since the... Read more →


Republican Congressional Candidate Running Against Incumbent Norcross Bows Out of Race

CHERRY HILL - NJ CD-1 GOP candidate Josh Duvall released the following statement: “When I launched my campaign against Donald Norcross for New Jersey’s First Congressional District last May, I knew it was an uphill battle with long odds. Nevertheless, I believed there was at least a small window of opportunity to be a legitimately competitive candidate in one of the toughest Democratic districts in the country.” “However, after much thought, prayer, and deliberation, I have decided to drop out of the race.” “As the... Read more →


12 New Jersey Residents Win Heartlander's Gift Cards to Spot Marketplace in Vineland

(VINELAND, NJ – January 6, 2020) – Shopping this holiday season was made a little easier for twelve New Jersey residents. The dozen lucky New Jersey Heartlander’s to win a $25 gift card to The Spot Marketplace in Vineland, NJ, included: Terry Pettit of Minotola Alison Auble of Linwood Frank Copeland of Blackwood Ernestine Ryan of Waterford Works Anita McMasters Sneddon of Gloucester City Nate Snyder of Vineland Cynthia Bodden of Millville Rose Amoroso of Williamstown Angie Tarr of Clarksboro Beth Accordino of Clarksboro Michelle... Read more →


15 Remarkable Moments of the Decade at Rutgers

NEW BRUNSWICK NJ--Looking ahead to 2020 and a look back at some of the top moments of the past decade at Rutgers–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. T Eric LeGrand: From injury to inspiration (2010) Since Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand was paralyzed while making a tackle, he has devoted his life to learning to walk again, to raising funds for paralysis research and serving as an inspiration for anyone facing adversity. Integration of UMDNJ to become RBHS (2013) A more comprehensive Rutgers... Read more →


South Jersey Basketball Hall-of-Fame Announces Selections for 2020

CHERRY HILL NJ--The Albert Carino Basketball Club of South Jersey has announced their selections to be inducted into the South Jersey Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday, February 9 . Bill Hiltner, Chairman of the Hall of Fame Committee, said the ceremony will begin at 5:30 P.M. at the Crowne Plaza, Route 70 and Cuthbert Blvd., Cherry Hill, NJ. Tickets are available for the event from Jack Mongulla (856-461-8800) or Jason Lewer (609-706-7069) or by sending payment ($35.00 per ticket) to 41 Emery Way, Delanco,... Read more →


Two Delaware Men Arrested on Drug and Weapon-Related Charges

Jamar Smith and Joseph B. Coverdale DOVER (Jan. 6, 2020) – DNREC’s Delaware Natural Resources Police Environmental Crimes Unit arrested two Wilmington men Dec. 31 and charged them with numerous drug- and weapon-related crimes after a traffic stop on Route 1 southbound led to discovery of crack cocaine in their possession. One of the men arrested had multiple warrants outstanding with the Wilmington Police Department, including first-degree robbery, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, and resisting arrest. After pulling over the vehicle and making contact with... Read more →


UCR Metrics for the City of Camden Released

(Camden City , NJ) – The Camden County Police Department finished 2019 with reductions in part one categories of violent crime. This amounts to an aggregate 3 percent drop over 2019 for violent crime accounting for 1,161 incidents. In addition, this represents a 42 percent decrease compared to 2012 UCR numbers for violent crime. The numbers also represent a historic drop in total UCR crime – both violent and nonviolent – going back to the late 1960s. Last year, the city logged 3,305 total crimes... Read more →


New Audit: Problems with Pennsylvania Voter System

HARRISBURG, PA--An audit of the state’s voter registration system uncovered “potentially bad data and sloppy record-keeping,” but stopped short of saying the results revealed any inappropriate voting. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale’s examination of the Statewide Uniform Registry of Electors (SURE) found what he said were more than 50,000 cases with potentially inaccurate voter records. While he called the estimate conservative, the review “did not validate the thousands of cases/situations identified.” DePasquale, who is running for Congress, noted a lack of cooperation by PennDOT and four... Read more →


The Scottish Rite Auditorium w\Welcomes Abba Mania

COLLINGSWOOD NJ--Presented by the Camden County Board of Freeholders in association with BRE and the Borough of Collingswood, the Scottish Rite Auditorium welcomes Abba Mania: The Original from London’s West End! on February 8, 2020. Doors open at 7 PM, showtime at 8 PM.​ ABBA MANIA is now accepted as the world’s number one touring ABBA production. Featuring a special concert presentation, which celebrates the music of ABBA in a respectful and enjoyable way, reviving special memories of when ABBA ruled the airwaves. ABBA MANIA... Read more →


Theresa Rose Paradiso, age 79, formerly of Bellmawr

North Ft. Myers, FL - Theresa Rose Paradiso, 79, of North Ft. Myers, FL (formerly of Bellmawr, NJ) passed away Thursday, December 19, 2019. Born March 28, 1940 in Camden, NJ, Theresa is survived by her beloved husband of 54 years, John Anthony Paradiso, Sr.; 2 loving sons Frank (Dina) Paradiso and John (Joy) Paradiso, Jr. and 2 cherished grandsons Joseph and Dominick Paradiso. A memorial service will be held at St. Therese Roman Catholic Church, N. Ft. Myers, on Monday, January 13, 2020 at... Read more →


NJ Assemblyman Moriarty Takes Credit for New Minimum Wage of $11

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP NJ (January 3, 2020)--Thousands of people across the state started their new year with a dollar raise thanks to the rise in the minimum wage to $11. The increase is a result of the legislation signed into law last February to put NJ on the path to a $15 minimum wage by 2024 for most workers. CNBNews graphics file According to Assemblyman Paul D. Moriarty, a prime sponsor of the legislation, “Putting New Jersey on the path to $15 was the right thing... Read more →


Are Online Casinos Better Than Land-Based Ones?

Gloucestercitynews.net (January 6, 2020)--The industry casino has been steadily booming for years now and will continue to do so. Thanks to many casino sites the industry has managed to get a bidder audience and increase popularity like never before. Thanks to the bonuses and promotions it only takes one click for a first-timer to be turned into a loyal customer. Does this mean that the land-based casinos will soon be forgotten? Is this the end of them? It’s evident that casino sites have some advantages... Read more →


Video: Dan Crenshaw Explains Exactly Why Killing Qasem Soleimani Was A Great Move

WHO IS DAN CRENSHAW? Daniel Reed Crenshaw[1] (born March 14, 1984)[2] is an American politician and former United States Navy SEAL officer serving in the United States House of Representative for Texas's 2nd congressional district since 2019. A member of the Republican Party, he was elected in the 2018 midterms While serving in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan in 2012, during his third deployment, he was injured by the detonation of an improvised explosive device; he lost his right eye and required surgery to save... Read more →


South Jersey Eye Physicians: Glaucoma Patients May Help Preserve EyeSight by Changing Lifestyle

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of vision loss, affecting about 3 million people in the United States.Because there are no symptoms early on, about half of people with the disease don’t know they have it. Once vision is lost to glaucoma, it can’t be regained. During Glaucoma Awareness Month in January, South Jersey Eye Physicians joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in reminding the public that early detection and treatment, and some lifestyle choices can help protect your sight. Glaucoma damages the optic... Read more →


How to Design Your Shop to Boost Sales

(Gloucestercitynews.net((January 6, 2020)--Enticing customers into your shop is a vital part of becoming a successful business. After all, you need people to buy your products for you to continue trading. Your customers can also be your biggest cheerleaders because, depending on their experience with your brand, they may well recommend you to other people they know. This, of course, means more sales for you. However, your customers’ experience will also include what your shop is like. You might sell the exact product they’re looking for,... Read more →


Attention Camden County Residents! Caregivers Support Group Meetings

Branching Out to Caregivers is a caregiver support group that provides resources and health caregiving. Join us on January 21st from 11 AM to 12 PM at the Bellmawr Branch of the Camden County Library System to learn about caregiver stress, legal concerns, respite programs, adult medical day centers, Alzheimer’s and dementia education and much more. This event is presented by the Camden County Board of Freeholders, Department of Health & Human Services Division of Senior & Disabled Services and ADRC. Please RSVP by calling... Read more →