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January 18, 2020

Second-quarter run lifts NJCU past Rutgers-Camden women

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (Jan. 18, 2020) – The New Jersey City University women’s basketball team scored the final 13 points of the first half and 19 straight points over the second and third quarters combined as it went on to defeat Rutgers University-Camden, 67-57, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Saturday afternoon. With their third straight win, the Gothic Knights improve to 6-8 overall and 4-5 in the NJAC. It marked the first time since January, 2002 that NJCU has won three straight conference games. Rutgers-Camden fell to 9-6 overall and 2-7 in the NJAC with its second straight... Read more →

Big first half powers NJCU past Rutgers-Camden men

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (Jan. 18, 2020) – The New Jersey City University men’s basketball team raced to a 50-25 halftime lead and went on to defeat Rutgers University-Camden, 83-66, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Saturday. The Gothic Knights improve to 7-9 overall and 4-5 in the NJAC with their ninth straight win over Rutgers-Camden. They lead the all-time series, 66-5. Rutgers-Camden falls to 5-10 overall and 2-7 in NJAC play. After a couple of early lead changes, sophomore guard Kayton Darley put NJCU ahead to stay, 5-4, with a jumper. The Gothic Knights had an 11-point run midway... Read more →

Looking for A Forever Home: Meet Louisa

Meet Louisa. Louisa is looking for her loving forever home. An owner surrender, she is an even tempered girl. She gets along well with other dogs her size. She is friendly, affectionate and enjoys going for walks. She can be a little strong on the leash at first, but soon settles to enjoy a nice stroll. Please no homes with young/small children, small animals, small dogs or cats. Interested in adopting Louisa? Please visit www.huskyhouse.org today to fill out an application. More about Louisa Up-to-date with vaccinations Not good with cats Good with dogs Available date: 3/17/2017 Birth date: 5/14/2014 (not... Read more →

2020 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week

Interested in details or attending the 2020 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls? Click To Learn More Centennial Slate for Class of 2020 Revealed Announced Jan. 15, 2020 Jimmy Johnson Elected as a part of Centennial Slate Announced Jan. 12, 2020 Bill Cowher Elected as a part of Centennial Slate Announced Jan. 11, 2020 15 Modern-Era Player Finalists Announced Jan. 2, 2020 38 Centennial Slate Finalists Announced Dec. 19, 2019 25 Modern-Era Player Semifinalists Announced Nov. 26, 2019 122 Modern-Era Nominees Announced Sept. 12, 2019 Read more →

Salem County Republican Chairwoman Linda DuBois Endorses Van Drew

Salem County Republican Chairwoman Linda DuBois released the following statement endorsing incumbent Republican Congressman Jeff Van Drew for re-election. “Congressman Van Drew has a deep understanding of the issues facing South Jersey, particularly when it comes to the needs of our agricultural community,” said DuBois. “Congressman Van Drew has stood up for South Jersey and with President Trump, so it has been no surprise to see the overwhelming support the Congressman has received. I am proud to join the thousands of rank and file Republicans who have come up to him in coffee shops, diners and out on the streets of... Read more →

State Assemblywoman Joann Downey Endorses Stephanie Schmid for Congress in New Jersey’s 4th District

Joann Downey, who has served as State Assemblywoman for LD-11 since 2016 and is the top ranking female Democratic official in Monmouth County, announced today that she is endorsing Stephanie Schmid to be the 2020 Democratic nominee for Congress in New Jersey’s 4th District. Joann Downey “Stephanie has the background and expertise as a retired Foreign Service Officer, US Diplomat and human rights attorney to finally flip this seat and represent our district,” said Assemblywoman Downey. “For years we’ve watched Chris Smith attack women’s healthcare in our name, and that needs to end now. I had the pleasure of getting to... Read more →

Dept. of Justice News: Casino Cheaters Caught

Dealer and Player Conspired to Cheat two Maryland Casinos out of More Than $1 Million After just a few hours of playing baccarat at a Maryland casino in September 2017, Chenguang Ni headed home to New York with more than $850,000 in winnings. The odds of winning any given hand of baccarat stand at just under 50 percent. But Ni and his tablemates won an astounding 18 of 21 hands—including one run of 14 straight wins. The next day, the casino called the FBI’s Baltimore Field Office. Ni had cheated, they believed, and one of their dealers had likely helped him.... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Teaching Your Dog to Go Home

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor Some dogs are escape artists, darting outside whenever they see an opportunity. It's not that they don't enjoy their homes, it's just that they seek the outdoors or a good chase! When you are walking a newly-adopted dog try to take him on the same route every day so that he sees how to get from Point A to Point B. He will smell the pathway back to your house and it will be ingrained in him. When you are on your way home from a walk say the phrase, "Let's go home!" at the end of... Read more →

Stop & Shop Donates $31,000 to The Community FoodBank of New Jersey 

Area Food Banks to Commemorate 311 First Downs Recorded By New York Giants During the 2019 Season Purchase, NY (January 9, 2020) – Stop & Shop, the official supermarket of the New York Giants, is proud to announce a $31,100 donation to The Community FoodBank of New Jersey and seven other food banks across the tri-state area. A contribution that reflects their pre-season commitment to donate$100 for each first down recorded by the Giants during the 2019 season. The Giants final season total was 311 first downs. The $31,100 will be divided among 8 of Stop & Shop’s regional food bank... Read more →

67-Year-Old Willingboro Man Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Willingboro Township Public Safety Director Kinamo Lomon announced that a 67-year-old Willingboro Township man has been charged with possessing child pornography. Dwight Barwick, of the first block of Southampton Drive, was charged with one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Third Degree). The investigation began earlier this year after the BCPO High-Tech Crimes Unit received information regarding Barwick’s online activities from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The investigation revealed that Barwick was utilizing a search engine to locate and view child pornography. He was taken into custody yesterday at his... Read more →

Pemberton Man Charged with Sexual Assault of Two Minors

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David H. Jantas announced that a 54-year-old man was arrested today on charges of sexually assaulting two young girls at his residence in the Browns Mills section of Pemberton Township. Carlos Aponte, of the first block of Homestead Drive, was charged with two counts of Sexual Assault (Second Degree) and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Second Degree). Aponte was taken into custody this morning at the Prosecutor’s Office in Mount Holly and lodged in the Burlington County Jail pending a detention hearing in Superior Court. The investigation... Read more →

Alert Neighbor Contacts Police To Report Vehicle Burglars

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ--The Gloucester Township police report on January 15, 2020 at approximately 4:12 am, an alert neighbor noticed two suspicious males walking in the unit block of Marcia Ct. in the Blackwood section of town. They contacted police who quickly responded and set up a perimeter. Shortly after, officers located two males walking on Morningstar Ct. and ordered them to stop. The males fled and one juvenile male was apprehended after a foot pursuit through several yards. The other male is believed to be an adult and remains at large. Several vehicle burglaries were found and the juvenile male was... Read more →

Marie A. Sorrento (nee Tarducci), “TiTi” of Bellmawr

Marie A. Sorrento (nee Tarducci), “TiTi”, on January 10, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 83. Beloved wife of the late Joseph F. Sorrento. Devoted mother of Carol Roth (Willy), John Sorrento (Cindy), Joe Sorrento (Jill Hendricks), Roberta Sorrento-Schrauger (Kevin), Richard Sorrento (Marjorie), and the late Joanne Sorrento. Loving grandmother of 10 and great grandmother of 15. Dear sister of the late Angie, Rosie, Marion, Vincent, and James. Funeral services under the direction of the Gardner Funeral Home, Runnemede, NJ Read more →

Rutgers‒Camden Scholar Aims to Prevent Harm to Agriculture

TO THE POINT: by Studying How Plants Cope With Stress CAMDEN CITY NJ – Research led by Rutgers University‒Camden biology professor Xingyun Qi on salinity stress to crops could help other scientists and farmers uncover ways to protect crops from destruction. High salt conditions, one of the biggest threats to agriculture, impair crop development. In Qi’s Rutgers–Camden research lab, she is studying how plants respond to environmental stress, such as drought, high salt, or extreme cold conditions, which could cause severe damage to crops. “The sensitivity of crops to harsh climates and soil conditions is a major limitation for food production,”... Read more →

NJ Democrat and Republican Legislative Leadership For The New Session

Senate Democratic Leadership: (Additional Leadership to be announced) Senator Stephen M. Sweeney (3), Senate President Senator Loretta Weinberg (37), Senate Majority Leader Senator M. Teresa Ruiz (29), Senate President Pro Tempore Senate Republican Leadership: Senator Thomas H. Kean, Jr. (21), Republican Leader Senator Robert W. Singer (30), Deputy Minority Leader Senator Kristin M. Corrado (40), Conference Leader Senator Chris A. Brown (2), Deputy Conference Leader Senator Steven V. Oroho (24), Budget Officer Senator Joseph Pennacchio (26), Whip Senator Christopher “Kip” Bateman (16), Deputy Whip Assembly Democratic Leadership: (Additional Leadership to be announced) Assemblyman Craig J. Coughlin (19), Assembly Speaker Assemblyman Louis... Read more →

CAPE MAY COUNTY: Route 47/S Delsea Drive to be closed and detoured for priority roadway repair beginning next week

Closure in place until June to repair sinkholes undermining the road LOWER TOWNSHIP, NJ--(January 17, 2020)--New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced that Route 47/ S Delsea Drive will be closed and detoured beginning Monday for priority roadway repairs in Middle Township, Cape May County. Beginning at 7 a.m., Monday, January 20, NJDOT’s contractor Mount Construction is scheduled to close and detour Route 47 in both directions between Indian Trail Road and Springers Mill Road for priority repairs to a culvert over Dias Creek resulting in sinkholes that are compromising the roadway. The project is anticipated to be completed... Read more →

Trump's Religious Liberty Reforms

January 17, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on public policy reforms issued by the Trump administration on January 16: The public policy reforms governing religious liberty issued by the Trump administration are compelling and much needed. President Trump has proven once again that he is the most religion-friendly president in the modern era. The Trump administration has provided a much-needed corrective to the draconian directives promulgated by the previous administration: the role of religious liberty under President Obama was diminished to such an extent that it all but neutered the free exercise of religion in public policy programs. Trump... Read more →