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February 7, 2020

Camden County GOP Awards Mehta The Organization Line

Ambrosino: “Mehta in the column helps our down ballot candidates in November.” HADDON HEIGHTS – Camden County Republican Chairman Rich Ambrosino announced today that after interviewing U.S. Senate candidates over two evenings the organization’s screening committee recommended the organization line be awarded to Rik Mehta. Ambrosino accepted that recommendation and has awarded the organization line to Mehta. “CCGOP’s by-laws state the chairman has the authority to award the organization line to candidates, but I prefer to be more inclusive and have a screening committee interview... Read more →


Kristina N. Saban of Newark ,DE age 38

Suddenly, on January 30, 2020. Age 38. Of Newark, DE. Survived by her children, William Thomas Morgan, III, Abby Rose Morgan, Jaxon Morgan and Joseph Russell Morris. Survived by her mother, Margaret M. Barr (nee Flynn) and her brother, Anthony SabanJr. (Lauren). Predeceased by her brother, Joseph Barr (surviving Jacqueline). Beloved aunt of Cole, Ryan and Emma. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins. Interment will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Kristina N. Saban. Funeral Arrangements... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: Coast Guard Rescues 4 Fishermen in Rough Seas (Video)

U.S. Coast Guard District 5 North An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina hoists four fishermen who ran aground near Shackelford Banks, North Carolina, February. 7, 2020. A crew member reported that they had become disabled due to fuel issues, then ran aground and began taking on water. (U.S. Coast Guard video by Air Station Elizabeth City.) WILMINGTON, N.C.- The Coast Guard rescued four men after their 78-foot fishing vessel ran aground near Shackelford Banks, North Carolina, Friday... Read more →


VIDEO:Philadelphia Police Seeking Help ID Suspect Who Shot Three People

PHILADELPHIA PA (February 7, 2020)--Philadelphia Police are asking the public for help identify a suspect who was caught on surveillance cameras running in the 5200 block of Market Street after gunfire erupted just after 12AM. The man fled westbound on Market Street. He stopped for a second to talk with another male who was heading towards him and they both continued west on Market Street. Police say the man is suspected of shooting a 30-year-old man who was placed in critical condition after being shot... Read more →


Resident from Southampton Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud

PHILADELPHIA PA (February 7, 2020)--On February 6, 2020, DUANE WILSON (WILSON), 66, of Southampton, PA, was sentenced to six months in prison, followed by six months of home confinement. WILSON was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $272,742.00 to the IRS. WILSON previously pled guilty to filing a false tax return. WILSON, who was once employed by Valley Power in Willow Grove, PA, embezzled over $1 million from his former employer. WILSON failed to report some of those funds on his tax... Read more →


ICE Arrests Illegal Alien in Philly Again; Sanctuary Policies Put Public's Safety At Stake

PHILADELPHIA PA- U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers recently arrested a Mexican man who was released from Philadelphia custody on three prior occasions, despite ICE detainers filed with local authorities each time. In addition to the ignored detainers, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office intervened on the alien’s behalf, writing a letter to an immigration judge, which was used as supporting evidence to help get the man released from ICE custody. The 36-year-old Mexican national has had numerous encounters with... Read more →


A Nevada COTA Family is Celebrating American Heart Month

Thanks to Their Toddler’s Heart Transplant COTA Kid Emerson Buskirk Heart Transplant Recipient February 3, 2020 -- February is the month to celebrate love and hearts. Since 1964 February has been known as American Heart Month throughout the United States. For the Buskirk family of Las Vegas, Nevada, February truly is a month to celebrate selfless gifts from the heart. Their toddler, Emerson, is alive and able to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year because of the new heart she received just over a year ago.... Read more →


CNB Business News: More Growth Coming for Comtech Telecommunications, South Jersey Industries

The recent performance of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) stock in the market spoke loud and clear to investors as CMTL saw more than 184.45K shares in trading volumes in the last trading session, way higher than the average trading volume of 184.45K shares by far recorded in the movement of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (CMTL). At the time the stock opened at the value of $28.75, making it a high for the given period, the value of the stock dropped by -0.67%. After the decrease, CMTL... Read more →


Fire Destroys 70 Units at Somers Point Self-Storage Facility

mvitale January 30, 2020/https://www.somerspoint.com Firefighters put out hot spots Thursday afternoon at Sure Storage in Somers Point. (Photos courtesy Somers Point Fire Chief Jim Somers) By MADDY VITALE An early morning fire Thursday tore through a self-storage facility, Sure Storage, at 5 Chestnut Street, causing an explosion and the loss of about 70 storage units, Somers Point Fire Chief Jim Somers said. “It looked like it started in one unit and spread quickly. It didn’t take much. It was really hot,” Somers said in an... Read more →


Kutztown University Offering $2 Million in New Scholarships

KUTZTOWN, PA (02/04/2020) In an effort to assist new students in their pursuit of a bachelor's degree, Kutztown University has announced that it is investing $2 million in new scholarships for the Fall 2020 semester. The new KU Merit Scholarships, in addition to the university's current scholarship offerings, will range from $1,000 to $7,000, and will be awarded based on the prospective student's admission profile. Students who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will also be considered for need-based aid. First-time students... Read more →


Catholic Charities Appeal Partners with Philadelphia 76ers

A portion of all tickets sold will directly benefit Catholic Charities Appeal beneficiaries providing support to the homeless, special needs students, food cupboards, afterschool programs, and more. The Catholic Charities Appeal (CCA), the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's single most important fundraiser, benefiting hundreds of thousands of people through countless organizations and ministries in the Archdiocese, will partner with the Philadelphia 76ers to host a night of family fun at the Wells Fargo Center. Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:00 p.m. Philadelphia 76ers vs. Brooklyn Nets The Wells... Read more →


Entertainment Coming To The Scottish Rite Auditorium

The Allman Betts Band with special guest JD Simo & Jackson Stokes Presented by the Camden County Board of Freeholders in association with BRE and the Borough of Collingswood, the Scottish Rite Auditorium welcomes The Allman Betts Band with special guest JD Simo and Jackson Stokes on Saturday, February 15th. Showtime is at 7:30 PM. Read More. The Machine Performs Pink Floyd Presented by the Camden County Board of Freeholders in association with BRE and the Borough of Collingswood, the Scottish Rite Auditorium welcomes The... Read more →


5 Players We Could See At The Philadelphia Eagles in 2020

Gloucestercitynews.net (February 7, 2020)--Last season wasn’t terrible for the Philadelphia Eagles. It wasn’t great, but it wasn’t terrible. The joy of winning the Super Bowl in 2018 still looms large in the memory of many of the team’s younger fans, and sometimes obscures the fact that prior to that, the Eagles had never won the competition before, and had in fact only made it to two previous finals in their entire existence. Reaching the playoffs is still an acceptable result for a team of the... Read more →


International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

WASHINGTON – February 6 marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the FBI, and the Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section (HRSP) of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, all members of the Human Rights Violators and War Crimes Center (HRVWCC), join U.S. and foreign government partners, non-governmental organizations, and local communities to call for the eradication of the practice. The elimination of FGM/C has broad implications for the health and human rights of women and... Read more →


Family Magazine Names Jessica Li Its NJ Cover Kid

SUMMIT, NJ, February 6, 2020 – Today, New Jersey Family, NJ’s leading parenting and lifestyle source, announced the winner of its Cover Kid contest. After reviewing hundreds of entries from around the state, 6-year-old Jessica Li of Basking Ridge was crowned the winner and appears on the magazine’s Feb/March cover. The magazine asked parents to share a photo of their kid for a chance to appear on the cover. Judges looked for a bright smile and bubbly personality, both of which won over contest judge... Read more →