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October 16, 2021

GHS Lions 5 - 0 GCHS Rams 0 - 8 Records

Pictures Lions Steven Burkhardt against Palmyra The local Lions are currently 5 - 0 after defeating the opposition by a combined total score 225 to 47. The Lions are led my Senior running back Steven Burkhardt. Burkhardt is one of the League leaders who entered Fridays game against Pitman with 798 yards rushing and 15 TD's. Currently Burkhardt is #1 in West Jersey Football League with a total points with 107 and 17 touchdowns Across town the Rams are 0 - 8 being outscored 281 to 42 along with being shutout in 5 games. The Rams offense has generated 6... Read more →


College Field Hockey: Rowan over Rampo 8-0

MAHWAH, NJ – Freshman Vanessa DiDonato came off the bench to score her first career hat trick, and Kristiina Castagnola added two goals and two assists, as #6 Rowan defeated Ramapo, 8-0, in NJAC field hockey action today. The Profs (10-2; 4-0 NJAC) have now won eight in a row, with five straight shutouts. The Profs scored three goals in the first 20 minutes, with Rachel Stone tallying one 10 minutes into the contest. DiDonato scored her first, with the assist from Julia Cavicchio, at 17:41, and then Julia Patrone netted a goal less than two minutes later, assisted by... Read more →


Salisbury Wins over Rowan Football 24-7

GLASSBORO, NJ – A pair of second-half touchdowns helped #13/16 Salisbury pull away from Rowan, 24-7, in an NJAC football matchup today at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium. Rowan (0-5; 0-2 NJAC) pulled within 10-7 in the third quarter when James Fara lept over the pile at the goal line on fourth-and-one for his second touchdown of the year, capping a drive that started at the Salisbury 30. Greg Harris had a 15-yard gain to the get the Profs to the nine-yard line. Salisbury (4-1; 2-0) scored on its next possession, as Shamar Gray ran it in from nine yards out... Read more →


VIDEO...SATURDAY NIGHT: Red carpet is ready to welcome some of New Jersey’s best and brightest!

Danny DeVito is set to host the 13th annual New Jersey Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, with special appearances by President George W. Bush, Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Snyder-Murphy, Chelsea Handler, Patti LaBelle, Quincy Jones, Keith Richards, Robin Roberts, Judith Light, Al Leiter, Nona Hendryx, and many more guest surprises! The one-hour ceremony will premiere at 7 pm Saturday, October 16 on My9NJ and on the Hall of Fame’s YouTube channel and Facebook page, with re-airings on Sunday, October 17, Saturday, October 23, and Sunday, October 24. It will also air on NJ PBS at 8 pm... Read more →


Investigators Determine Two Men Responsible for Atlantic City Murder in May

MAYS LANDING—In a cooperative investigation, with assistance from multiple law enforcement agencies, two men were arrested Tuesday, Oct. 12, and charged in connection to the May 19th, fatal shooting of Jahmil Greenidge in Atlantic City, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Denzel Garrison Denzel Garrison, 28, of Newark, was arrested in Newark by the Newark Police Department and charged with the following offenses: · 1st degree Murder · 1st degree Conspiracy · 2nd degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose · 2nd degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon Laquine Demby, 30, of Pleasantville, was arrested in Pleasantville... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: EIGHT OFFICERS DIE WHY ON DUTY BETWEEN OCTOBER 6 AND OCTOBER 12

Deputy Sheriff Dale L. Wyman Hardeman County Sheriff's Office, TN EOW: Wednesday, October 6, 2021 Cause: Automobile crash Corporal Timothy Michael Tanksley Alto Police Department, GA EOW: Friday, October 8, 2021 Cause: COVID19 Police Officer Dylan Harrison Alamo Police Department, GA EOW: Saturday, October 9, 2021 Cause: Gunfire Master Trooper Adam Gaubert Louisiana State Police, LA EOW: Saturday, October 9, 2021 Cause: Gunfire Master Deputy William Edward Marsh Rowan County Sheriff's Office, NC EOW: Sunday, October 10, 2021 Cause: COVID19 Sergeant Michael Rudd La Paz County Sheriff's Office, AZ EOW: Monday, October 11, 2021 Cause: Vehicle pursuit Deputy Sheriff Juan... Read more →


Friends of Foundation Academies Announces New $1,000 ‘Persistence Grants’ for All Graduates

...to Help Cover College-Related Expenses, Support Successful College Completion Microgrants, provided through a new Knight Fund, will be available to all recent and future alumni pursuing college degrees or vocational training TRENTON, NJ – Today, the Friends of Foundation Academies announced that every recent and future graduate of the high-performing public charter network’s high school – Foundation Academy Collegiate – will be eligible to receive a $1,000 ‘Persistence Grant’ in the four years following graduation. The new microgrant program, provided by a newly-created Knight Fund, is designed to help students with college-related expenses that may otherwise prevent them from staying... Read more →


NJ Police Departments Can No Longer Use Ticket, Arrest Data to Evaluate an Officer Job Performance

Police officers are seen Sept. 12, 2020, during a political rally and counterprotest in Cresskill, New Jersey. Julian Leshay / Shutterstock.com (The Center Square) – New Jersey police departments can no longer consider how many tickets an officer issued or the number of arrests made when evaluating their performance. The prohibition is part of S-1322/A-4058, which Gov. Phil Murphy, a Democrat, signed on Thursday. “Not only is it unfair to factor the volume of citations and arrests into an officer’s performance evaluation when we did away with quotas decades ago, but there are much more effective performance measurements like decision-making... Read more →


Money awarded to New Jersey health services, fire departments

Friday Federal Spending Watch: People walk down Spruce Street on April 18, 2015, in downtown Paterson, New Jersey. quiggyt4 / Shutterstock.com (The Center Square) – The federal government continues to shower money on the Garden State. Here are some recent announcements. Federally qualified health centers in New Jersey will receive more than $17.7 million in American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds. The centers can use the money for construction, expansion, renovation, and other capital improvements to improve health care infrastructure. The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Bloomfield College a five-year, $3 million grant. The grant, awarded through the U.S. Department... Read more →


CONGRATULATIONS: Illustrator Frank McShane receives Jonathan Sharp Lifetime Achievement Award  

PDE Bestows Award to New Jersey Illustrator PHILADELPHIA — Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE) celebrated 25 years of working to improve the health of the Delaware River and Bay on Oct. 7 with nearly 300 friends and supporters at Vie in Philadelphia. One of the highlights of the evening was the heartfelt recognition given to New Jersey illustrator Frank McShane. McShane, of Haddon Heights, New Jersey, received PDE’s Jonathan Sharp Lifetime Achievement Award. “I want to thank PDE Executive Director Kathy Klein and all of the great people at PDE for working with me and teaching me so much... Read more →


Camden County Events and Happenings

Cooper Norcross Run the Bridge Event Registration Closes Sunday! The Final Day to Register for the Event is this Sunday, October 17th The ABSOLUTE LAST DAY to register for the event will be Sunday, October 17th at 11:59 PM! The in-person 10K will cap out at 2000 participants and the in-person 2 Mile Walk will cap out at 250 participants. There will be NO in-person registration for the 10K Run or 2 Mile Walk this year! The race will take place on November 7th at the historic Ben Franklin Bridge and is presented by AmeriHealth New Jersey. The 10K run... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ Students: Resident Assistants Named at Albright College

READING, PA (10/13/2021)-- Taking on a highly-responsible position, Resident Assistants (RAs) lead and support the development of each individual in Albright's residence halls and apartments. RAs develop positive personal relationships with residents, collaborate with campus offices, empower residents to effectively interact with classmates, and uphold Albright community standards. They are highly trained in safety, as well as campus resources, programming and policies. Greyson Curran of Bordentown, N.J. (08505) has been named a Lead Resident Assistant for Albright Woods at Albright College. A graduate of Bordentown Regional High School, Curran is studying political science and sociology/criminology at Albright. Corrine Harrington of... Read more →


Egg Harbor Resident Charged with 8 Counts of Sex Related Charges in Connection with Assault of Three Girls

MAYS LANDING— A 29 year-old Egg Harbor Township man is charged with 8 counts of sex-related charges in connection to the sexual assaults of three girls that he was responsible for babysitting, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. George Getty III George Getty III, was arrested in Egg Harbor Township on Oct. 9, 2021, and he is charged with the following offenses in the sexual assaults of three female victims, ages 13, 10, and 8 years-old: · 1 count 1st degree Aggravated Sexual Assault · 3 counts of 2nd degree Sexual Assault · 3 counts 2nd degree Child Endangerment... Read more →