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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 it's going to be a snowy winter, if and when the polar vortex will unleash Arctic air across North America and whether it will be a good season for skiers. This winter is indeed looking like a snowy one across most of the northern tier of the contiguous United States,... 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 north corner of the Wackar Stadium. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. and tickets can be purchased on site. General Admission is $8 and tickets for senior citizens, children and visiting college students with ID are $5, while children under 3 and students with a valid Rowan ID are free.​ 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,” Wildlife and Heritage Service Director Paul Peditto said. “Beyond that, it also provides us with our first look at the health and status of our deer herd for the year.” For the 2022-23 season, the statewide bag limit for white-tailed bucks is set at two deer. Maryland hunters in Region... 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 in the past year. There are also grant funding opportunities for those over 40 without insurance; those interested should contact the Lehigh Valley Health Network for more information. To schedule an appointment, call 888-402-5846. Please have your physician's contact information and insurance card available at the time of your call.... 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 inspire us. Kenneth Scott will recount the last moments of George Floyd's life. The event will end after sunset with a slideshow of historic Lawnside photographs. Proceeds benefit repair work on the Mott House. Buy tickets: Adults, $10; $5, children & senior citizens   The Peter Mott House Underground Railroad... 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 in the front center, black jeans and white (untied) athletic type shoes. Vehicle Description: Black two-door 2008-2015 Honda Accord. After the shooting the suspect’s vehicle was last observed travelling eastbound in the 5500 block of Lancaster Avenue. To view this video and more, visit The Philadelphia Police YouTube Channel or... 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) programs that reach the highest level of performance, innovation, satisfaction, and quality. “We are honored to be the recipient of such a prestigious award. We were able to help countless patients due to the vision of our administration and the tireless efforts our physicians, nurses, perfusionists, and respiratory therapists. Dr.... 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 asked to post their requests at www.LookAheadAmerica.org/jobsforj6. To learn more details about the status of the J6 political prisoners, check out our comprehensive database at https://j6.lookaheadamerica.org/j6/. You may also listen to our interviews with prisoners on our podcast “The Political Prisoner” at https://anchor.fm/politicalprisoner. 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 12 Noon at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Family and friends will be encouraged to share their stories of Frank at the conclusion of the visitation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Animal Welfare Association, 509 Centennial Blvd, Voorhees, NJ 08043 or... 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 www.mccannhealey.com 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 a long-term cleanup solution, and today's decision brings us one step closer to delivering on that promise." EPA's finalized plan calls for removing contaminated soil and replacing it with clean backfill. The plan includes a groundwater cleanup technique called in-situ chemical treatment, where chemicals are injected into the area with... 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 local taxpayers.” The Local Bridges Fund is a $47.3 million program funded through the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund (TTF), which provides funding for each of New Jersey’s 21 counties for the improvement of county bridges. Every county receives $1 million, and the additional funding is allotted based on a... 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 →