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February 9, 2020

Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Furry Valentine's Day Photo Contest

Welcome to our First Annual Furry Valentine Contest! Have an adorable pet who has stolen your heart? Want to show the world how playful your pup is? Is your kitty the cat's meow? Then you're in the right place! Submit your photo for a chance to score some shelter swag! Share with your friends to increase your chances of winning! Our contest runs through Valentine's Day, so spread the word and start racking up the votes! Prizes Grand Prize Winner will receive a photoshoot* with... Read more →

Pet of The Week: JADIS

SHE is a 5 year old teacup Chihuahua. She was found on a busy road in a nearby town. This darling little lady was very frightened initially, but she has settled in nicely. She loves to be carried and is a true lap dog. Jadis may do well with other small dogs. Jadis is a happy girl who is looking for a family that will spoil her and treat her like the princess she was meant to be. To learn more about Jadis, please Click... Read more →

Down The Shore: A.C. Man Indicted for Killing Youngster at Pleasantville Football Game

MAYS LANDING (February, 2020)– A 31 year-old Atlantic City man has been indicted for murder and other charges in connection to the fatal shooting of a 10 year-old boy, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Tuesday, an Atlantic County grand jury returned an indictment against Alvin Wyatt for the following charges in the death of 10 year-old Micah Tennant who was shot at the Pleasantville-Camden High School football game in Pleasantville on Nov. 15, 2019: • Murder • 2 counts of Attempted Murder •... Read more →

DNREC Fish/Wildlife Police Blotter Jan. 27- Feb. 2

Reminder for the week: Snow Goose Conservation Order season provides additional hunting opportunities DOVER (Feb. 7, 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 help achieve public compliance with laws and regulations, officers from Jan. 27-Feb. 2 made 1,713 public contacts and responded to 61 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public. Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources... Read more →

College Basketball: Slow Start Sinks Rutgers-Camden women

NEWARK, N.J (Feb. 8, 2020) – The Rutgers University-Newark women’s basketball team scored the first 12 points of the game and went on to defeat Rutgers University-Camden, 51-45, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Saturday night. Rutgers-Newark’s Scarlet Raiders improve to 4-18 overall and 2-13 in the conference, earning a split in their season series against Rutgers-Camden. The visiting Scarlet Raptors fall to 11-11 overall and 4-11 in the NJAC. Newark leads the all-time series, 40-31. The Scarlet Raiders took an early 12-0... Read more →

Big 2nd Half Sparks Newark past Camden Men

NEWARK, N.J. (Feb. 8, 2020) – The Rutgers University-Newark men’s basketball team overcame a seven-point halftime deficit with a 45-16 second-half run and went on to defeat Rutgers University-Camden, 70-48, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Saturday night. Rutgers-Newark, which also posted a 59-38 victory at Rutgers-Camden on Jan. 11, improved to 14-8 overall and 10-5 in the NJAC. Rutgers-Camden fell to 7-15 overall and 4-11 in the NJAC. The Scarlet Raiders have won nine of their last 10 games against Rutgers-Camden and... Read more →

Pick-6 Jackpot $2.6 Million for Feb. 10

TRENTON (Feb. 9, 2020) – The Pick-6 drawing on February 6 produced 21 winners of $989 for matching five out of six white balls drawn. Three of those tickets were purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prize to $3,956. The $2.6 million drawing will be held Monday, February 10, 2020. The winning numbers for the Thursday, February 6, drawing were: 02, 03, 05, 07, 15 and 27. The XTRA Multiplier was: 04. By adding XTRA for an additional $1.00 per play, winners are able to multiply... Read more →

Frank Colden Invitational: Rutgers-Camden Emily Hill Raises Bar Again in Shot Put

COLLEGEVILLE, Penn. (Feb. 8, 2020) – When she competed in the Collegeville Classic on January 25 at Ursinus College, Rutgers University-Camden sophomore Emily Hilt broke her own week-old indoor track program record in the shot put. The Scarlet Raptors returned to action at Ursinus College again on Saturday for the Frank Colden Invitational and Hilt raised the program shot put standard again. Hilt finished first of 55 competitors in the women’s shot put with a distance of 12.30 meters, breaking the mark of 12.22 meters... Read more →

PA Republicans Question Wolf's Commitment to Fiscal Responsibility

By Dave Lemery | The Center Square Pennsylvania Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman, accompanied by a number of other Republican legislative leaders, discusses Gov. Tom Wolf's budget address Feb 4, 2020. HARRISBURG PA--Every year, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget address draws both praise and criticism, and despite his rhetorical attempts to find common ground with his political opponents, his 2020 address Tuesday was no different. Republican legislative leaders especially took issue with the governor’s assertion that his budget plan would not raise any taxes. In... Read more →

University of Alabama Students from NJ Named Dean's, President's Lists

TUSCALOOSA, AL (02/07/2020)-- A total of 12,050 students enrolled during the 2019 fall semester at The University of Alabama were named to the Dean's List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the President's List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A's). The UA Dean's and President's lists recognize full-time undergraduate students. The lists do not apply to graduate students or to undergraduate students who take less than a full course load. The following local students made the list: Jessica Colleen Irvin,... Read more →

Mays Landing Resident Arrested on Child Porn Charges

Cape May Court House, New Jersey (February 9, 2020)- Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and New Jersey State Police Colonel Patrick J. Callahan announce the arrest of Richard Hoffman, 24 years old of Mays Landing, New Jersey, on first degree Child Pornography charges. This investigation is the result of information received from the September 2018 "Operation Open House" in Toms River, New Jersey which was conducted by the New Jersey State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. During "Operation Open House," Hoffman... Read more →

Middle-Aged Adults Worried About Health Insurance Costs Now, Uncertain for Future

Newswise — Health insurance costs weigh heavily on the minds of many middle-aged adults, and many are worried for what they’ll face in retirement or if federal health policies change, according to a new study just published in JAMA Network Open. More than a quarter of people in their 50s and early 60s lack confidence that they’ll be able to afford health insurance in the next year, and the number goes up to nearly half when they look ahead to retirement. Two-thirds are concerned about... Read more →

Hispanic Family Center Receives Grant

from Cooper Foundation’s Camden City Community to Support Community Health Navigation Camden, NJ (February 6, 2020) – The Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey, Inc. (HFC) is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $5,000 Camden City Community Grant from The Cooper Foundation to support the agency’s Pathways to Health. The mission of HFC’s Pathways to Health program is to increase access to health care and health insurance, and to improve the public’s knowledge of the social determinants of health. This generous grant... Read more →

Things to Do if You Have Doubts about the Used Car You Want to Buy 

Gloucestercitynews.net (February 9, 2020)--As you try to decide which used car you want to purchase, you realize that the ones on your shortlist aren’t necessarily the best choices. They check some standards on your list, but not all of them. These are the image credit unsplash.com things you need to do if you still doubt the quality of the used car you consider buying. Ask for help from a mechanic It helps if you can work with a mechanic to check the quality of the... Read more →

EPA Holds Public Meeting Monday on Ringwood Superfund Cleanup Plan  

RINGWOOD, NJ (February 8, 2020)--The EPA are proposing a cleanup plan to address groundwater and mine water contamination at the Ringwood Mines/Landfill Superfund Site in Ringwood, New Jersey. EPA’s proposed plan to address contaminants in groundwater at the site provides for the installation of wells near the Peters Mine Pit and Peters Mine Pit Airshaft, perpendicular to the direction of groundwater flow, to introduce an oxygen-releasing compound into the aquifer to enhance the breakdown of contaminants. EPA reached a $21 million settlement with Ford Motor... Read more →

Cherry Hill Resident Faces Additional Child Porn Charges

Camden City, N.J. (Feb. 8, 2020)--– A Cherry Hill man is facing two additional charges one week after he was arrested for possessing child pornography, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer and Cherry Hill Police Chief William Monaghan. Robert Hammond, 68, (photo) was arrested and charged Jan. 30 with one additional count of second-degree possession of child pornography and one count of second-degree reproducing child pornography. The charges were filed after detectives from the High-Tech Crimes Unit (HTCU) investigated digital evidence that was... Read more →

NJBIA Supports Tax Incentive Report on Economic Growth Strategies

New Jersey Business & Industry Association Vice President of Government Affairs Christopher Emigholz issued the following statement today regarding the release of the Senate Select Committee on Economic Growth Strategies (SEGS) report. "NJBIA thanks the Special Committee for its report and recommendations. We also appreciate the opportunity to participate in the SEGS hearings and are pleased to see some of our ideas on the next generation of this important economic development tool in the report. "NJBIA strongly supports the report's recommendations of no annual overall... Read more →