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January 25, 2020

Williams helps Raptor women defeat William Paterson, 65-56

CAMDEN, N.J. (Jan. 25, 2020) – Senior guard Fatimah Williams scored 23 points for her third straight game over 20 points as she sparked the Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team over William Paterson University, 65-56, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Saturday afternoon. The victory snaps a three-game losing streak and lifts the Scarlet Raptors to 10-8 overall and 3-8 in the NJAC. Paterson, which now leads the all-time series, 54-14, falls to 8-10 overall and 6-5 in conference play. The two teams... Read more →


Early run lifts Paterson past Rutgers-Camden men

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (Jan. 25, 2020) – The William Paterson University men’s basketball team went on a 14-point run after Rutgers University-Camden scored the first three points of the game and the Pioneers went on to defeat the Scarlet Raptors, 79-52, in New Jersey Athletic Conference action here Saturday. Paterson evens its record at 9-9 overall and improves to 5-6 in the NJAC with its sixth straight win in the all-time series against Rutgers-Camden. The Pioneers lead that series, 63-7. The Scarlet Raptors fall to... Read more →


Lucas J. Torres, of Cherry Hill

Lucas J. Torres On January 17, 2020. Age 51. Of Cherry Hill. Formerly of Camden. Beloved father of Lucas Jr., Jonathan, Olivia and Sofia. Cherished son of Rosa Torres Alvalle and the late Jose Torres. Beloved brother of Marta Burgess (Robert), Marianne Lourido (Juan Carlos) and Moraima Alvalle (Jose). Also survived by nieces Natalie, Isabella, Paola (Goddaughter and niece) Merainne nephews Juan Carlos Jr, Joseph Cardona. Great nephews Brandon Manuel and niece Ellaia. Relatives and friends attended his viewing on Saturday morning, January 25, 2020... Read more →


Ingram’s Thorofare Bridge Set to Close Two Nights, January 28-29

AVALON, NJ --On Tuesday night and Wednesday night, January 28th and 29th 2020, the Ingram’s Thorofare Bridge will be closed between the hours of 7:00pm thru 5:00am due to ongoing construction. As a result, Avalon Boulevard (C.R. 601) will be closed to thru traffic during these hours. The roadway and bridge will re-open after those hours and remain open thereafter. Motorists heading south on Route 9 and wishing to access Avalon via Avalon Boulevard will be required to continue heading south along Route 9 until... Read more →


Take the Connect 2020 Biking and Walking Survey

Help Improve Biking and Walking in Collingswood and Haddon Township Collingswood and Haddon Township are working on a Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. The goal is to develop a bicycle and pedestrian network that helps to further connect the two communities, with a specific focus on travel to the Haddon Avenue corridor. The plan will identify strategies and improvements that will help to create a safe and comfortable multimodal network between Collingswood and Haddon Township that balances the needs of everyone – pedestrians, bicyclists, public... Read more →


SCHOOLS THROUGHOUT THE ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA CELEBRATE CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK 2020

The National Catholic Schools Week Theme: “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed” The Archdiocese of Philadelphia will join in the national observance of Catholic Schools Week January 26, 2020 – February 1, 2020. Catholic Schools Week is an annual celebration of the Christ-centered, faith-based education that students receive in the 119 elementary, 17 secondary, and 4 schools of special education in the five-county metropolitan area comprising the Archdiocese. The national theme for Catholic Schools Week is “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.” CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK... Read more →


Students from NJ named to the Dean's List at Clemson University

CLEMSON, SC (01/23/2020)-- Local students were named to the Dean's List at Clemson University for the fall 2019 semester. They are: Erin Lynn Angstadt of Haddonfield, whose major is Nursing Sophia Caruso of Haddonfield, whose major is Psychology Grace Anne Cassidy of Wall Township, whose major is Bioengineering Amber Christine Conley of Marlton, whose major is Biological Sciences Shane B. Donahue of Moorestown, whose major is Psychology Henry Eisenhart of Mullica Hill, whose major is Civil Engineering Anastasia M. Galasso of Cape May Court House,... Read more →


Step by Step Procedure of How to Replace Your Water Softener Resin Bed (Video)

Gloucestercitynews.net (January 25, 2020)--The primary role of your water softener resin bed is to convert hard water into soft water. It does this by exchanging hard ions for sodium ions. After long use of your water softener resin bed, you may have recently noticed that the machine is not performing its task as expected. There are many reasons why this happens. Some of the reasons include exposure to chlorinated waters, contamination from visible algae growth, excess fine sand, and foul smell. Whichever the reason, your... Read more →


400 Teddy Bears Donated for Children in Traumatic Events

Members of the Brothers in Blue Motorcycle Club dropped off 400 donated Teddy Bears to the Camden County Police Departments as part of the club’s nationwide “Freddie’s Teddies” program. The bears are reserved for police interactions with children during traumatic events and are intended to provide comfort in times of stress. “We are extremely grateful to the Brothers in Blue for their compassion and generosity,” said Chief Joseph Wysocki. “These bears will be kept in police vehicles and always on hand to comfort a child.... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Winter Precautions

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor Winter is here. It’s cold, windy, and icy. But your dog still needs to go outside, either for a walk or to the back yard several times a day. There are a few things you can do to assure Fido’s safety and relative comfort during extreme weather conditions. Make sure that your dog is dry before he goes outdoors. Allow plenty of time after a bath so that his coat will not freeze. Use only animal-friendly products to melt ice in... Read more →


Pet of the Week: Toby

I'm a super lovable little guy who loves people. I'm a little spoiled here - I have a favorite blanket, and I get tucked in most nights! But I'd truly love to go to my forever home. I'm really not interested in toys at this time, but people, oh yeah. I'm just looking for a family to hang out with and maybe some day I'll find a toy that strikes my fancy. I'm good with other dogs and hope to make new friends someday. I'm... Read more →


DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Jan. 13-19

Reminder for the week: Be cautious when boating icy waters or walking on frozen waterways DOVER (Jan. 24, 2020) – DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources, promote boating safety, and protect the public through outreach, education, and law enforcement. To promote public compliance with laws and regulations, officers from Jan. 13-19 made 1,709 public contacts and responded to 45 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public. Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources... Read more →


MAKING 500 MILES OF TRAILS BY 2025 A REALITY

CIRCUIT TRAILS COALITION RELEASES ACTION PLAN TO REACH INTERIM GOAL FOR REGIONAL TRAIL NETWORK Report details 12 policy recommendations for advancing 171 miles of trails across the Circuit’s nine-county region PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 23, 2020) – Today, in a critical step forward for the continued development of the region’s growing Circuit Trails multi-use trail network, the Circuit Trails Coalition released its report, “Moving the Circuit Trails Forward to Reach 500 Miles by 2025.” The report includes 12 policy recommendations to advance the progression of 171 miles... Read more →


Philadelphia Union Announces New Partnership With Ardent Credit Union

Ardent Credit Union named the Official Credit Union of the Philadelphia Union and Talen Energy Stadium CHESTER, Pa. (Jan. 23, 2020) – Today, the Philadelphia Union announced a new partnership with Ardent Credit Union, a Philadelphia-based member-owned financial cooperative, to become the official credit union of the Philadelphia Union and Talen Energy Stadium. As a part of the agreement, Ardent will be the presenting partner of year-round youth programming, community initiatives in the Philadelphia-area, and pregame activities for fans on the plaza. “Serving the greater-Philadelphia... Read more →


Lehigh University announces names of NJ students who attained Dean's List

BETHLEHEM, PA (01/21/2020)-- Students at Lehigh University attained Dean's List in Fall 2019. This status is granted to students who earned a scholastic average of 3.6 or better while carrying at least 12 hours of regularly graded courses. The following local students were named to the Dean's List at Lehigh University in the Fall 2019 semester: Elora Marvasi of Maple Shade, NJ Mackenna Brody of Woodstown, NJ Albin Rosado of Pennsauken, NJ Anastasia Citsay of Port Elizabeth, NJ Dana Teach of Roebling, NJ Sean Ellery... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Trump Champions Pro-Life Cause

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor January 24, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on President Trump's decision to address the March for Life crowd: Other presidents have offered their support to the pro-life cause, but only President Donald Trump has decided to participate in the March for Life. His pro-life record, coupled with his record in defense of religious liberty, makes him the most important Christian voice in the United States. No president, including President Ronald Reagan, can match his stellar achievements on these... Read more →


Republicans Blame Nadler For Holding Up A Ban On Fentanyl During Impeachment Trial

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER Republican Oregon Rep. Greg Walden believes House Democrats’ “obsession” with impeaching President Donald Trump is distracting them from passing a temporary ban on fentanyl substances. Democratic New York Rep. Jerry Nadler is holding up legislation preventing the distribution of a substance health officials say is responsible for tens of thousands of deaths, Walden said in a statement Friday to the Daily Caller News Foundation. The Oregon Republican said time is of the essence on this matter. “Democrats on the House Judiciary... Read more →


FBI History: The Volstead Act

Capitol Police catch up to bootleggers in a 1922 car chase. Photo credit: Library of Congress. For some, it was the start of a “great experiment” that would free society from the ills of demon alcohol. For other Americans, it was a time to mourn the loss of an integral part of their lives and social cultures. For another group—those willing to violate the law—Prohibition was a chance to grow rich and live the high life at the expense of law and order. A century... Read more →