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January 9, 2020

Laura T. Colucci, of Bellmawr, Enjoyed Shopping, Hallmark Shows, but Loved Being With Family

Bellmawr – On January 4, 2020. Age 73. Born in Camden she was the daughter of the late Anthony J. and Laura E. (Papp) Colucci. Loving mother of Tommy Madden, Bobby Madden, Barbara Madden, Michele Zimmerman. Cherished grandmother of Ryan, Nick, Jenna, Chuck, Mike Tyler, Brandon, Marissa, Traci, Robert, Jesse, Ariana, Cheyenna, Shawn, Kaitlyn, Jacob and Laura T. Colucci Madison. Great grandmother of Ariella Madden. Beloved sister of Billy Colucci, George Colucci, Charles Colucci, Anthony Colucci, Sandy Colucci, Charlene O’Drain and Patti Cipparone. Laura was... Read more →


Marjorie Vedder, of Lincoln Park, NJ

On December 29, 2019. Age 77. Of Lincoln Park, NJ. Survived by her children, Stephen Vedder, Evan Vedder and his wife, Jodie and Marie Payne as well as her brother, Joseph Haggerty. Funeral services will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.comunder the obituary of Marjorie Vedder. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City, NJ. Ph: 856-456-1142. Read more →


New Jersey's Plastic Bag Ban is Alive- Up In Senate  

The bill that would prohibit carryout bags made of plastic film, polystyrene foam food service products, and paper bags, and prohibits the offering of single-use plastic straws, S2776 (Smith/Greenstein), will be up for a floor vote on Monday, January 13, 2020. It will be amended and up for a floor vote in the Senate. “The plastic ban bill is alive and will be up for a floor vote in the Senate on Monday. The is one of the most important bills on banning plastics in... Read more →


Self-Care Tips For The New Year And Beyond

(NAPSI)—The New Year is a time when many people make a choice to take better care of themselves. But often, even with good intentions, people tend to fall back into familiar habits. Reframing a New Year’s resolution into something that can be obtained on an ongoing basis, such as acts of self-care, can help create sustainable emotional wellness. Spending time with people and activities you enjoy can go a long way toward helping you make the most of life’s journey. Regular self-care can have a... Read more →


Joshua Beatty, 32, of Camden City Shot and Killed

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (January 9, 2020)--Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki reported a homicide that occurred in Camden on January 2, 2020. The Camden County Police Department responded to a ShotSpotter activation in the area of the 800 block on South 7th Street in Camden, at approximately 6:44 p.m. On arrival, officers found the victim, Joshua Beatty, 32, of Camden, lying on the ground suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Joshua Beatty was taken to Cooper University... Read more →


5 Free Address Lookup Service Online

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 9, 2020)--When you want to find someone or details about an individual, you can use their address to know who they are. The challenge, however, that most people face is finding the right service to use because there are different options to use. That is why today, our article focuses on helping you know the best address search sites on the internet. We are going to list five of them. Stay tuned. Zosearch At the top of our list is Zosearch, which is an... Read more →


New Jersey Department of Health Continues Efforts to Combat Overdose Epidemic

The Department of Health continues to implement initiatives to help reverse the tide of the opioid epidemic in the state. image courtesy of unsplash.com “Eight lives are lost each day to the overdose epidemic in New Jersey,” said Acting Health Commissioner Judith M. Persichilli. “We are committed to linking all those in need to treatment and services by engaging healthcare providers, harm reduction centers, local health officials and emergency care providers in the fight to save lives.” The Department of Health is expanding its “5... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Lakeland, Florida Police Officer Paul Dunn killed in Motorcycle Crash

Police Officer Paul Dunn Lakeland Police Department, Florida End of Watch Thursday, January 9, 2020 LAKELAND FLORIDA--Police Officer Paul Dunn, age 50, was killed in a motorcycle crash on Lakeland Highlands Road, south of Lake Miriam Drive, at approximately 5:45 am. He was en route to the police station on his department motorcycle when he struck the raised median of the roadway. He was thrown from the motorcycle and sustained fatal injuries. Officer Dunn was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the... Read more →


SWEENEY, LAWMAKERS URGE ACTION TO COMBAT ABUSE

In an effort to protest the "hostile environment" and misogyny endemic to statewide politics — as powerfully reported by NJ.com's Susan Livio — State Senate President Steve Sweeney has announced he will not attend a state Chamber of Commerce-chartered train trip to Washington, D.C. next month, as well as certain night-time parties held at an annual conference of the state League of Municipalities in Atlantic City. The state Chamber of Commerce's attempts so far "are not enough to bring systemic change," Sweeney said. A committee... Read more →


UPPITY: THE WILLY T. RIBBS STORY (video)

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 8, 2020) – Chassy Media announced today that UPPITY: THE WILLY T. RIBBS STORY, the incredible true story of Willy T. Ribbs, the first Black driver to win a Trans-Am race, test a Formula One car and race in the Indy 500, is now available for purchase at Chassy.com. The film is co-directed by podcaster and comedian Adam Carolla and Nate Adams (THE 24 HOUR WAR and SHELBY AMERICAN: THE CARROLL SHELBY STORY). Willy T. Ribbs was the Jackie Robinson of... Read more →


New Jersey American Water Announces Tenth Annual First Responder Grant Program

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (January 8, 2020) – Recognizing the bravery and commitment of volunteer firefighters and first responders, New Jersey American Water announces its 2020 grant program for volunteer fire departments and emergency responders (e.g., ambulance and first aid squads) located within the company’s service areas. “We are proud to continue to support the brave men and women who volunteer their time and risk their lives to protect our communities. This program is just one way we say thank you to these everyday heroes,” said... Read more →


GUEST OPINION; Bloomberg Media Target Catholic Church

January 9, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an article that questions the Catholic Church's strategy in handling abuse claims: On January 8, Bloomberg News published a lengthy article by Josh Saul titled, "The Catholic Church's Strategy to Limit Payouts to Abuse Victims." While much of what he said is not questionable, the unstated premise deserves a response: the piece suggests that somehow it is unseemly of the Catholic Church to limit its exposure to abuse claims. Saul notes that various dioceses have... Read more →


Millville (Delaware) Fire Company’s Outdoorsman Marketplace Show, This Saturday

MILLVILLE, DELAWARE--This Saturday, January 11th, at 7 AM to 3 PM is the second annual Millville Fire Company’s Outdoorsman Marketplace, benefiting the Millville Volunteer Fire Company to help raise money for a new fire hall. This is an “outdoorsman” show that is inside the Millville fire hall, located on 35554 Atlantic Ave, in Millville, DE. Entry fee for the public is $5 at the door. Each entry receives a door prize ticket. The ladies auxiliary will have breakfast and lunch available in the main area,... Read more →


Camden County GOP Endorses Gustafson In CD1

Ambrosino awards Gustafson the line HADDON HEIGHTS – Camden County Republican Chairman Rich Ambrosino awarded the county line to congressional candidate Claire Gustafson in CD1 today. “Earlier this week Josh Duvall announced he ‘decided to drop out of the race’ in CD1,” Rich Ambrosino said. “While I wish his exit was more graceful this does mean there is no longer a reason to screen candidates in CD1 and avoids what could have been a costly primary.” “I am happy to endorse Claire Gustafson for Congress... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: NRA-Defended Lawsuit Preserves Predator Hunting in Alaska

by Brian McCombie/NRA-ILA Great news for hunters in Alaska: Predator hunting, in accordance with Alaska law, can continue on the nearly 77 million acres of National Wildlife Refuge land in Alaska. And the National Rifle Association (NRA) helped make this happen. Predator hunting was threatened, thanks to a federal lawsuit brought by the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), in CBD v. Bernhardt. The NRA and Safari Club International and others intervened as defendants in the lawsuit and argued against the CBD’s various claims against predator... Read more →


Freeholder Cappelli and The State Of The County

The statement below is by Camden County Freeholder Director Cappelli (photo) in regard to the annual state of the county address for 2020. “Good afternoon everyone and thank you for being here. I want to start off by saying that as we enter our 176th year, the state of the county is strong. Thanks to our dedicated and caring residents, the resiliency of our communities, and expanding economic opportunity for all, we enter this new year with limitless possibilities ahead. For the past 12 months... Read more →


GOOD NEWS for the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Receives Gift to Create the Scott Richards North Star Foundation and Stop Alzheimer’s Now Chair for Alzheimer’s Research (Philadelphia, PA) – The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) has received a gift from Temple University trustee, benefactor and Fox School of Business alumnus Phil Richards and the Scott Richards North Star Charitable Foundation (SRNSCF), as well as Stop Alzheimer’s Now (SAN), to establish the Scott Richards North Star Foundation and Stop Alzheimer’s Now Chair for Alzheimer’s Research at the Alzheimer’s Center at... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Rob Maraski named to Berry College Dean's List ROME, GA (01/07/2020)-- Rob Maraski of Cherry Hill, NJ., was named to the Fall 2019 Dean's List at Berry College. The Dean's List honors students who posted an academic average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying a class load of at least 12 hours during the semester. Nationally recognized for academic excellence and as an outstanding educational value, Berry is an independent, coeducational, comprehensive liberal arts college of approximately 2,100 students. For more... Read more →


American Hero: Spc. Henry J. Mayfield Jr., 23, from Evergreen Park, Illinois,

Spc. Henry J. Mayfield Jr Manda Bay, Kenya--The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Octave Shield. Spc. Henry J. Mayfield Jr., 23, from Evergreen Park, Illinois, was killed Jan. 5, 2020, during an attack in Manda Bay, Kenya. The incident is under investigation. Mayfield was assigned to 1st Battalion, 58th Aviation Regiment, 164th Theater Airfield Operations Group, Fort Rucker, Alabama. RELATED: FACE OF DEFENSE AMERICAN HERO Read more →


Gloucester Township Celebrates 325th Anniversary!

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--June 2020 marks the 325th anniversary since Gloucester Township’s incorporation in 1695. Gloucester Township has big plans to celebrate its anniversary with various exciting events that will continue throughout the year to celebrate the past, present, and future of our town. The township along with members of our community’s service organizations are currently coordinating activities to celebrate this commemorative event. To kick off the anniversary festivities, we will be hosting an anniversary parade in early May as a way to commemorate our town’s... Read more →


Best Cryptocurrencies for Beginners to Buy in 2020

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 9, 2020)--Changes are bound to occur as you walk into a new year. With every passing year, the number of unmatchable technological updates keep on increasing, and so does the taste of humans. For as long as the urge for multiplying assets remains, the scope for innovations will keep broadening. Cryptocurrency is one such disruptive technology that took the course of rapid growth. The digital era gave birth to this marvel, and it has been ruling the economy for the past decade. Investors all... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Voorhees College Student Helps Children Become Engineers and Computer Scientists for a Day OLD WESTBURY, NY (01/07/2020)-- During a recent elementary school visit to the New York Institute of Technology Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Center(ETIC), Chase Lauer of Voorhees was among the university's students who helped children to become computer scientists and engineers for a day. Lauer, who is studying Information Technology, and fellow NYIT College of Engineering and Computing Sciences students joined Michael Nizich, Ph.D., ETIC director, in leading fifth-graders from Idle Hour Elementary... Read more →


New Jersey Lottery 50th Anniversary Celebration Year

- $42 Billion in Prizes Awarded to its Players since 1970 - - Innovative New Games & Chances to play in 2020 - TRENTON (Jan. 8, 2020) – The New Jersey Lottery, one of the largest lotteries and the third oldest in the United States, is excited to celebrate 50 years of fun-filled gaming with a year-long celebration that includes the introduction of new games and producing on-going fun and entertainment for players, with continued commitment to responsible gaming while providing financial support to the... Read more →


Pitts’ double-double powers Raptor women to first NJAC win

CAMDEN CITY, N.J (Jan. 8, 2020) – Freshman guard/forward Jalissa Pitts scored a game-high 22 points and addeda career-high 13 rebounds for her first collegiate double-double as she led the Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team to its first New Jersey Athletic Conference win of the season here Wednesday night with a 63-52 victory over Ramapo College. The win was the second straight for the Scarlet Raptors, who improved to 7-5 overall and 1-5 in the NJAC. Ramapo, which has lost four straight, fell to 8-5... Read more →


Ramapo men outlast Raptors in double-overtime thriller

CAMDEN, N.J. (Jan. 8, 2020) – The Rutgers University-Camden and Ramapo College gave fans plenty of basketball for their money here Wednesday night in a New Jersey Athletic Conference marathon. After 10 lead changes, four ties and two overtime periods, however, the Roadrunners edged the Scarlet Raptors, 77-74. In a game that fell one overtime shy of tying the Rutgers-Camden program record for the longest game, which has happened three times, the Raptors dropped to 4-8 overall and 1-5 in the NJAC with their third... Read more →