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October 5, 2022

Philly Snowfall Predictions for Winter 2022-2023

AccuWeather Global Weather Center – October 5, 2022 – From the abundance of acorns in the fall to the bushiness of squirrel tails, there are many fanciful forecasting techniques have been used over the years as a means to glean a glimpse of what the weather will be like in the upcoming winter. AccuWeather's approach to concocting the winter forecast, one of its most highly-anticipated seasonal outlooks, is a bit different: The process involves a team of veteran long-range forecasters analyzing computer models, looking at how previous winters have played out and using their own personal experience to determine if... Read more →

Rowan Host "Friday Night Lights" Against TCNJ

GLASSBORO, NJ (October 5, 2022)- Rowan will host "Friday Night Lights" on Friday, October 7 when the football team takes on conference rival TCNJ. Kick-off is 6 p.m. at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium and the evening will be highlighted with a post-game fireworks display. The Profs are currently 2-1 on the year and the game with TCNJ will mark the conference home opener. As at every home game, the Bonesaw Beer Garden will be open from kickoff until the start of the fourth quarter and all fans age 21 and over are welcome. The Beer Garden is located in the... Read more →

CNB Hunting Maryland: Muzzleloader Deer Season Opens in Late October

First Segment of Season Starts October 20 Photo by Reinhardt Sahmel The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced that the first segment of Maryland’s muzzleloader deer season runs from Oct. 20-22 statewide. Hunters in Region B — the state’s central, southern, and eastern regions — can also use muzzleloaders from Oct. 24-29 for antlerless deer only. The popular season typically coincides with pleasant fall weather and is one of many deer hunting opportunities offered in the state. “The October muzzleloader hunting season is a great way to enjoy time outside during one of the most beautiful times of the year,”... Read more →

LVHN Mobile Mammograms Returning to Kutztown Oct. 31; Register Today

KUTZTOWN, PA --The Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute will bring its mobile mammography coach to Kutztown University Monday, Oct. 31. Screenings will take place 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Student Recreation Center parking lot. The screening service will be offered to women over 40 years old who have not had a mammogram in the past year. The event is open to the entire community. Post-traditional and graduate students as well as staff, faculty and community members can benefit from this opportunity. No prescription is needed for women over the age of 40 who have not had a mammogram... Read more →

October Events in Camden County

OCTOBER 2022 NEWSLETTER October is Camden County History Month Lawnside, New Jersey !Celebrate! 32 Years Promoting Our History The Lawnside Historical Society invites members and friends to celebrate the 32nd anniversary of the Society and 21st anniversary of the Peter Mott House Underground Railroad Museum on Oct. 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Lovers of Lawnside's heritage banded together in 1990 to promote the borough's history and save the Peter Mott House from demolition. Our special supporters will be recognized during the program. Dr. Daisy Century will perform as Harriet Tubman. Mary Cross and her versatile band of musicians will... Read more →

Philly Homicide Unit Offering $20,000 Reward for Information Re: Shooting of 50 Year-Old-Man

The Philadelphia Police Department Homicide Unit is looking to identify / locate the suspect, as well as the vehicle operated by him, depicted in the following surveillance video excerpts, as part of an ongoing investigation into the homicide by shooting of a 50-year-old male, that occurred on Monday, September 5th, 2022, at about 2:06 AM, in the 1700 N. 56th Street. THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA IS OFFERING A REWARD OF $20,000 LEADING TO AN ARREST AND CONVICTION FOR EVERY HOMICIDE. Suspect Description: Black male, heavy set, wearing a black Chicago White Sox baseball hat, black T-Shirt with a light-colored design... Read more →

Cooper University Health Care Critical Care Team Earns National Honor

(Camden, NJ) – The Center for Critical Care Medicine at Cooper University Health Care has received national recognition for its outstanding extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) program, an advanced lifesaving system used for critically ill patients. The Cooper team was named a Silver Level Center on the Path to Excellence in Life Support program by the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO). The Excellence in Life Support Award recognizes centers that demonstrate an exceptional commitment to evidence-based processes and quality measures, staff training and continuing education, patient satisfaction, and ongoing clinical care. The award also recognizes and honors extracorporeal life support (ECLS)... Read more →

Look Ahead America Advocating for January 6 Political Prisoners with Jobs for #J6 Project

Washington, DC – Look Ahead America (LAA) has announced the launch of the Jobs for #J6 project to serve as a connection for employers able to employ those seeking work who’ve lost their livelihoods because of the events at the U.S. Capitol on January 6. Matt Braynard, Executive Director of LAA, made the following statement: LAA has advocated for the political prisoners of January 6th with rallies, candlelight vigils, and our Political Prisoner Podcast. This project is a step toward helping the J6 political prisoners rebuild their lives from being targets of their own government. Employers and job seekers are... Read more →

Frank M. Hoban, age 68, of Gloucester City

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --On October 3, 2022. Age 68. Of Gloucester City. Loving husband of Marion M. Cecala. Beloved father of John Hoban (Kelly), Traci Hoban (Danny), Jennifer Colindres (Alfredo) and Michael Hoban. Cherished grandfather of Brianna, Joshua, Sean, Nicholas, Michael, Alaynah, Alyssah, AJ and Michael Jr. Predeceased by his brothers, Raymond and Thomas Hoban. Frank was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Charles and Frances Hoban. He worked as a truck driver for 41 years for Konrad Beverage Company in Deptford, NJ. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Friday morning, October 7thfrom 10 AM to... Read more →

Catherine Price, age 68, of Camden City

Camden City - On September 20, 2022. Age 68. Survived by devoted caregivers. Catholic Committal Prayers and Interment was held Monday, October 3, 2022 at 10 am at Waterford Memorial Park: 679 Pestletown Road, Waterford Works, NJ 08089. Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of Catherine Price. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCann-Healey Funeral Home: Gloucester City. Ph: 856 - 456 - 1142 Read more →

EPA to Continue Cleanup at the Cinnaminson Groundwater Contamination Superfund Site

NEW YORK (October 4, 2022) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized its plan to address the soil and groundwater contamination associated with an industrial property within the Cinnaminson Groundwater Contamination site. The contaminated groundwater is also a source of chemical vapors potentially entering homes and businesses in the Townships of Cinnaminson and Delran, N.J. "EPA will remove the contaminated soil – which is contaminating groundwater – and will treat that groundwater to reduce contaminants that are also causing harmful vapors that can get into buildings," said EPA Regional Administrator Lisa F. Garcia. "EPA is committed to delivering... Read more →

Bridge Fund Applications Open; $47.3M in FY23 grants

Program provides millions to each county to improve local bridges (Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced the grant solicitation period for the FY23 Local Bridges Fund program is open with applications being accepted through November 23, 2022. “The Murphy Administration is committed to maintaining and improving local transportation infrastructure by providing financial assistance to improve bridges that are maintained by counties throughout the State,” NJDOT Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti said. “The New Jersey Department of Transportation provides grants to counties through the Local Bridges Fund to make critical improvements to bridges under their jurisdiction without burdening... Read more →

Bellmawr Police Investigating Hit and Run, Involving 9 Year Old Pedestrian

BELLMAWR, NJ (October 4, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Bellmawr Police are investigating a hit and run that occurred on October 3, 2022, where a nine-year-old child was struck in the area of E.M. Burke School just before the start of school. The vehicle pictured immediately fled the scene, and the child was taken to an area hospital, where she was seen and released with minor injuries. Anyone able to identify this vehicle with a broken rear window and damaged front bumper is asked to contact Bellmawr Police at 856-931-2120. Read more →