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January 17, 2020

Lions beat Clearview

The local Lions boys team battled until no time was left to beat visiting Clearview 59-58 on two foul shot by Rasheer Fleming. In a wild last two minutes, Freshman Liam Gorman tied the game at 41, before Clearview increased the lead to 49-41 with over one minute left. A mad comeback was now in the makings, missed fouls shots by Clearview allowed the Lions to battle back from an 8 point defecit. Down 58-57 with 9 sec remaining the Lions pushed the ball to... Read more →


DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Jan. 6-12

Reminder for the week: Save these dates for 2020 DOVER (Jan. 17, 2020) – DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police promote fish and wildlife conservation and boating and public safety through outreach, education, and law enforcement actions that increase public compliance with laws and regulations. From Jan. 6-12, officers made 1,287 public contacts and responded to 63 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public. Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources in the Community Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources... Read more →


CERT Training Teaches Disaster Preparedness, and it's Free

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – In the wake of extreme weather events in the United States and elsewhere, many Americans have become increasingly interested in disaster preparedness and response skills. This March, the Camden County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will offer a free, 20-hour training curriculum to prepare interested Camden County residents to help protect themselves, their family, and their community during a disaster. “The CERT program is an all-risk, all-hazard training designed to help you protect your family and neighbors in the event of... Read more →


Second Annual Atlantic City Women’s March In Boardwalk Hall

Atlantic City, NJ – The Second Annual Atlantic City Women’s March & Rally will take place Atlantic County Freeholder Ashley Bennett on Saturday, January 18, 2020 in Boardwalk Hall at 11:00 AM. Due to concerns about severe weather and high winds ALL the activities will take place inside Boardwalk Hall, Adrian Phillips Theatre, DOORS OPEN AT 11:00 AM. This year’s activities will feature pre rally program with intergenerational organizers leading the way with motivating chants, laughter and song along with inspiring speakers, artistic presentations by... Read more →


N.J. Working Families Demands Criminal Investigation Following Release of EDA Report

(January 17, 2020)--New Jersey Working Families State Director Sue Altman (photo)released the following statement in response to yesterday’s task force report: “The task force’s new report unearthed a staggering level of corruption unprecedented in New Jersey history. George Norcross, his brothers and his companies conspired to cheat taxpayers of hundreds of millions of dollars – and they did it with the full cooperation of the Christie administration and legislative leaders. “This is Trenton at its worst. Norcross lied to the Legislature, and no one dared... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: GREWAL DEMANDS PROTECTIONS FOR STUDENT WORKERS

Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has filed suit against the Trump administration — and this time, it's to support the right of student workers at private colleges to organize collectively. The multi-state lawsuit seeks to stop a proposed rule introduced by the National Labor Relations Board. If enacted, the rule would ban these workers from being defined as employees. (Planet Princeton) EDA FAVORED COMPANIES OVER STATE, BILLIONS AT STAKE The Economic Development Authority "favored a culture of getting to yes" during tax break decision-making sessions, a... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

December graduates awarded degrees at Concordia University, Nebraska SEWARD, NE (01/16/2020)-- Undergraduate and graduate degrees were awarded to 110 students following the fall semester in December 2019 at Concordia University, Nebraska in Seward. The following area students were among those receiving degrees: Jonathan Lado, B.A., Gloucester City 08030 Tajh Laster, M.S., Trenton 08046 About Concordia University, Nebraska Concordia University, Nebraska, founded in 1894, is a fully accredited, coeducational university located in Seward, Nebraska, which currently serves more than 2,500 students. Concordia offers more than 100... Read more →


TerrAscend Issued Permit to Grow Medical Marijuana

Eighth Alternative Treatment Center Statewide Permitted to Grow Boonton Township NJ --The New Jersey Department of Health today issued a permit to TerrAscend in Boonton Township to begin growing medical marijuana. The permit was issued after a comprehensive review including several site inspections, background checks of its corporate officers and a review of its security operations and cultivation facility. “The Department is committed to providing greater access to this therapy for patients,” said New Jersey Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli. “TerrAscend is the fourth Alternative Treatment... Read more →


PENNSYLVANIA SPORTSBOOKS CLOSE 2019 WITH RECORD $342.6 MILLION IN BETS

Online sports betting continues to grow as online poker scores strong month, according to PlayPennsylvania.com (LAS VEGAS) — Pennsylvania online and retail sportsbooks posted a record handle of more than $342 million in December — and crossed $1 billion in online bets since launch — to cap a year that generated nearly $1.5 billion in wagers. And with a full year of online sports betting ahead and an increasingly robust offering of operators, Pennsylvania should more than double that handle in 2020, according to analysts... Read more →


Lauren M. Dorff, of Villas Sentenced on First Degree Drug Induced Death Charges

Cape May Court House, New Jersey - Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland announced the sentencing of Lauren M. Dorff, 32 years old of Villas, New Jersey on first degree Drug Induced Death Charges. On January 9, 2020, Dorff was sentenced in Atlantic County Superior Court to eight years in New Jersey State Prison for the drug induced death of Eric Nolan which occurred on July 21, 2018. Dorff is subject to the No Early Release Act. A co-defendant in this investigation, Susan E.... Read more →


MILLIONS OF STUDENTS AVOID STUDENT DEBT BY SUGAR DATING

The 2020 election is right around the corner, and there’s one thing all the Democratic candidates agree on: fixing the student debt crisis. While solutions including loan forgiveness and cancellation are on the table, the future remains uncertain, and Americans are saddled with $1.6 trillion in student loans. LAS VEGAS (Jan., 2020) — Rather than become another one of the 44 million student loan borrowers in the United States, who graduate university only to be burdened by the heavy weight of loan repayments and a... Read more →


Investors Bank Kicks-Off New Year with Competition for Small Businesses

Two Grand Prize Winners to Receive A Prize Package Valued at More than $100,000 in Easy-to-Enter Competition in New York/New Jersey SHORT HILLS, N.J. – Investors Bank is kicking-off 2020 by inviting small businesses in New York and New Jersey to compete for a prize package valued at more than $100,000. The easy-to-enter Investors Bank Movers & Shakers Small Business Competition is open to businesses with between $2 million and $20 million in revenue and less than 100 employees, headquartered or conducting the majority of... Read more →


Can a Smartwatch Help Identify Atrial Fibrillation? Cooper University Health Care Cardiologist Among Investigators of Large-Scale Study

(Camden, NJ) – Andrea Russo, MD, a cardiologist and director of electrophysiology and arrhythmia services at Cooper University Health Care, was one of the lead investigators in a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine which examined the ability of smartwatches to detect atrial fibrillation in users. Atrial fibrillation, also known as AFib, is an irregular heartbeat that, without treatment, increases a person’s risk of stroke. The study looked at Apple Watches and their ability to detect AFib. Each of the watches... Read more →


2020 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards!

Camden County's very own XPoNential Music Festival at Wiggins Waterfront Park, along with a number of other Camden County arts and music organizations, have been nominated for the 2020 JerseyArts.com People's Choice Awards. Also nominated Mainstage Center for the Arts Harmony Show Choir (Blackwood) Scottish Rite Auditorium (Collingswood) Ritz Theatre Company (Haddon Township) South Camden Theatre Company (Camden) Symphony in C (Collingswood) Perkins Center for the Arts (Collingswood/Moorestown) African American Film Festival (Camden) Voting opened January 9th at JerseyArts.com/vote. Support the arts that Camden County... Read more →


Impact100 South Jersey to Award $186,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits

January , 2020 Impact100 South Jersey announced that it will award $186,000 in grants to local nonprofits as a result of it’s fall 2019 collective giving membership drive. Members gathered at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Cherry Hill on Wednesday, Jan 8th for the Big Reveal and celebration. The event was held to share the number of members who joined and the total raised for grantmaking in 2020. This brings the total funds raised collectively by Impact100 South Jersey members to $415,000 since 2017. “The goal... Read more →


What are the tips to get latest luxury watches?

Gloucestercitynews.net (January 17, 2020)--If are looking for luxury watches and designer watches or tired of seeing the high price tags for these items, If you are serious and want to buy luxury watches and designer watches for yourself or your loved ones, you should not be disappointed at all. It is possible to buy discount watches and designer watches, there are several ways to do this. So now omega seamaster watches will help you find the best watches that you will enjoy. Now, if you... Read more →


NJ Students Named to Pensacola Christian College Dean�s List

PENSACOLA, FL (01/14/2020)-- The following local students were named to the Dean's List by Dr. Troy Shoemaker, president of Pensacola Christian College, for academic achievement during the 2019 fall semester: Alex Miller of Dubuque (08027) Lorenzo Ang of Lindenwold (08021) Ruthie Bakley of Clementon (08021) Jennea Barclay of Berlin (08009) Deanna Caselli of Hammonton (08037) Alyssa Mandarano of Carney's Point (08069) Maria Mercadante of Egg Harbor City (08215) Brock Ott of Williamstown (08094) Ben Robinson of Deptford (08096) Paige Smekal of Medford (08055) Laura Snyder... Read more →


7 Facts About Famous Sporting Trophies You Probably Do Not Know

Gloucestercitynews.net(January 17, 2020)--We all know about trophies presented to a winning team or an individual in different sports. However, what we do not know is the fun or interesting facts related to the trophies. There is less information regarding this, and most of the people are unaware of the facts. Most of the trophies that winners receive today for their excellent performance carry the name of the person who was the president of the sports club. Nonetheless, all popular trophies have stories to tell and... Read more →


Community Reformers Call on DPRA Members to Investigate Questionable Land Dealings

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (January 17, 2020)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Community reformers jammed the Delaware River Port Authority meeting on Wednesday calling on the governors of New Jersey and Pennsylvania to investigate the connection of the DRPA board members with political Sue Altman, state director of New Jersey Working Families was dragged from a hearing in Nov. where George E. Norcross III testified he did not manipulated New Jersey’s controversial tax incentive program for his benefit (photo courtesy of The Philadelphia Inquirer) power broker George Norcross III. The Philadelphia Inquirer... Read more →


The InLiquid Benefit Twenty-Twenty

Everyone is a Collector - January 31st + February 1st, 2020 - At the Crane Arts Icebox Project Space PHILADELPHIA, PA--InLiquid will be celebrating its 20th anniversary year as they host their annual benefit and silent auction on January 31st and February 1st, 2020. ​Friday, January 31st will be the special VIP Preview night. Saturday, February 1st will begin with a special open-to-the-public Family Day and Saturday evening, the Main Event will conclude the annual soiree. ​The honorary chairs will be Brigit Brust and Jamie... Read more →


Trending Destinations To Consider For Your 2020 Vacation 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 17, 2020)-- As January is said to be one of the most depressing months of the year, it could be time to start planning your next vacation. With deals and offers hitting our screens ready to get you out of the winter blues, check out some of the best destinations to consider for your next getaway. Hawaii For a blissful vacation, not far from home shores, Hawaii is the perfect remedy. Its beautiful mix of beaches and resorts offers you the chance to soak... Read more →


Rock Band from Gloucester City Releases New Album

The Warhawks, a rock-band from Gloucester City photo courtesy of New Jersey Stage GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 17, 2020)(CNBNewsnet)--The Warhawks, a rock-band from Gloucester City, NJ have released a brand new EP titled Stardust Disco, according to NewJerseyStage.com This EP finds the band shedding some skin from their last release, Never Felt So Good, and showing off their appreciation for pop music. Just think of some of the more radio friendly hits of bands like The Clash and Pixies mixed with the beautiful vocal arrangements... Read more →