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Mail-In Ballots Stressing Out Front Line Election Workers Across the State of New Jersey

JEFF PILLETS | OCTOBER 26, 2020 | NJ DECIDES 2020, POLITICS Confusion, suspicion, voter hostility and computer glitches: it’s all in a day’s work for the folks staffing New Jersey’s election boards Credit: (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) A ballot drop box where voters can drop off absentee ballots instead of using the... Read more →


Concrete Repairs of Highways in Pennsauken Continues, Expect Traffic Delays and Detours

Route 90 eastbound/Betsy Ross Bridge ramp to John Tipton Boulevard/Suckle Highway/Hylton Road to close in Pennsauken Signed detour will be in place for approximately five weeks (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the ramp from Route 90 eastbound/Betsy Ross Bridge to John Tipton Boulevard/Suckle Highway/Hylton Road... Read more →


Octavius Williams of Beverly City Fatally Shot at Public Housing Project 

BEVERLY CITY – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Beverly City Public Safety Director Rich Wolbert announced that a 32-year-old city man was fatally shot last night outside of the Delacove Homes public housing project. Beverly City police officers were called to the complex on a report of a shooting at... Read more →


HAPPENING TODAY! (Saturday)-National Take Back Initiative,

The Gloucester Township Police and The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), New Jersey Division, would like to invite you to participate in our 19th National Take Back Initiative, to be held on Saturday, October 24, 2020! Please take the time to collect all of your unwanted prescription drugs from medicine cabinets, kitchen... Read more →


Suspect Charged with Fatal Shooting Outside Willingboro Home  

WILLINGBORO TOWNSHIP – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Willingboro Township Public Safety Director Kinamo Lomon announced that a 29-year-old township resident has been charged with fatally shooting a man earlier this month in the Millbrook Park neighborhood. Kwacey Q. Owens, of the first block of Echo Lane, was charged with... Read more →


Lynda (Cusintine) Lathrop of Marlton

Lynda (Cusintine) Lathrop of Marlton died peacefully, surrounded by her children, on October 17, 2020. She now joins her beloved Frank (d. December 24, 2014) in heaven. She is survived by her two children Justin (Jennifer) Lathrop and Melissa (Zachary) Safos and 5 grandchildren Adella, Francesca, Samuel, William and Toula. Memorial... Read more →


Suspect in Burlington City Killing Commits Suicide at Motel  

BURLINGTON NJ--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and City of Burlington Police Chief John Fine announced that a man suspected of killing an elderly woman inside her home Wednesday afternoon fatally shot himself last night as he was approached by investigators. Kenneth Mackintosh, 51, was a transient handyman who occasionally did work... Read more →


UPDATE: UPDATE: Tymin has been found and is safe...

12-Year-Old Lumberton Boy Missing; Public’s Help Sought Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Lumberton Township Police Chief Nicholas Peditto announced that investigators are seeking help from the public to locate a 12-year-old Lumberton boy who has not been seen since shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday evening. Tymin Antoine Coleman was last... Read more →


Rutgers Expert Explains History of the October Surprise

James Comey/Shutterstock What is an October Surprise and where does the term come from? The term was popularized in 1980. As president, Jimmy Carter could not get the Iranian hostages released, and his failure was one of the main reasons he was losing in the polls to Ronald Reagan. The October... Read more →


Maple Shade PD: Coastal Flood Advisory until 09:00PM Monday

Advisory * WHAT...Up to one foot of inundation above ground level expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. * WHERE...Ocean, Atlantic, Cape May, Atlantic Coastal Cape May, Coastal Atlantic, Coastal Ocean and Southeastern Burlington. * WHEN...From 3 PM this afternoon to 9 PM EDT this evening. * IMPACTS...At this... Read more →


Little Egg Harbor Resident Charged with Creating Fictitious GoFundMe Campaigns

LITTLE EGG HARBOR--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David King announced that a 33-year-old Little Egg Harbor woman has been charged with creating a fictitious GoFundMe campaign to raise money for the funeral of her 4-year-old son, who she claimed died of cancer, but in reality had... Read more →


28-Year-Old Willingboro Man Murdered Outside of his Home

WILLINGBORO TOWNSHIP – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Willingboro Township Public Safety Director Kinamo Lomon announced that a 28-year-old man was fatally shot early this morning outside of his residence in the Millbrook Park section of the township. Willingboro Township police officers were called to the first block of Maplewick... Read more →


NJBIA Announces 50 Companies Certified for Healthy & Safe Workplace,

Amid New Worker's Comp Law Fifty companies have now had their plans and procedures for a healthy and safe workplace approved as part of NJBIA’s recently launched Healthy Business Certification online course. With a new law enacted creating a rebuttable presumption that essential employees who contract COVID-19 did so at work,... Read more →


Mount Holly PD Becomes Fourth Straight...to Treatment Location

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Holly Township Police Chief Richard Spitler announced today that the drug treatment program that allows people to walk off the street and into a police station to seek help for addiction is now available in Mount Holly. Beginning today, the Straight...to Treatment program will... Read more →


Jefferson Health - New Jersey's Katherine Fritzsche Honored with Nursing DAISY Award

Jefferson Health - New Jersey Home Care nurse Katherine Fritzsche, RN, was recently honored with a nursing DAISY Award for compassionate and skillful care. She was presented the award by Chief Nursing Officer Helene Burns, DPN, RN, NE-BC, shown left. A recent patient nomination singled out the Pittsgrove, NJ, resident for... Read more →


*Kiwanis Club of the Haddons Holiday Fruit Sale Oct. 1 thru Nov. 9

HADDONFIELD, NJ--Kiwanis Club of the Haddons is again conducting its annual Holiday Fruit Sale between October 1 and November 9, 2020. The sale items include navel oranges, grapefruit, juice oranges, mixed cases of fruit, mandarin oranges, red delicious apples, and various gift boxes including fruit and marmalade, toffee, or pecans. These... Read more →


Jefferson NJ Surgery Center Employees Cook at RMH of Philadelphia for Families

Thank you to three Jefferson Health – NJ Washington Township Surgery Center staff members who recently delivered and cooked a meal at the Ronald McDonald House in Philadelphia for families of patients hospitalized at nearby Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Shown here, from left, are “cooks” Kashmira Patel, Certified Surgical Technologist;... Read more →


Bishop Dennis Sullivan Explains Why Camden Diocese Filed for Chapter 11

The Diocese of Camden has filed for reorganization under Chapter 11 to protect its assets. Below, Bishop Dennis Sullivan, head of the Diocese explains why. This year has seen historic difficulties in South Jersey, in our country and across the world due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic to which... Read more →


Florence Man Pleads Guilty to 2016 Attempted Murder of Girlfriend

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 34-year-old Florence Township man pled guilty in Superior Court to trying to kill his girlfriend in the fall of 2016. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Akil Herbert pled guilty to Attempted Murder (First Degree) and Violation of a Restraining Order (Fourth... Read more →


Vote-by-Mail Ballots Being Sent in Burlington County

MOUNT HOLLY – The Burlington County Clerk’s Office has started sending out Vote-By-Mail ballots for the upcoming General Election and is encouraging voters to be on the lookout for them and take care not to discard or damage them. Gloucestercitynews.net files More than 315,000 Vote-by-Mail ballots were printed for the November... Read more →


Jefferson Health – New Jersey Receives ‘Companies That Care’ Award from CIANJ for its Employee Assistance Fund

Jefferson Health – New Jersey has received a “Companies That Care” Award from the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) in recognition of the generous donations provided through its recently renamed Devine Fund for Employee Assistance. Since 2006, the Jefferson New Jersey employee assistance fund — now called the... Read more →


Betsy Ross Bridge/Route 130 ramp closures begin tomorrow

as concrete repair project advances in Pennsauken Route 130 northbound ramp closed and detoured for several weeks (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a daytime closure of the ramp from Route 130 southbound to the Betsy Ross Bridge/Route 90 westbound and a long-term closure of the... Read more →


Viking Yacht Company Employee Charged with Stealing Company Information

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and New Jersey State Police Colonel Patrick J. Callahan announced that a Bordentown City man has been charged with stealing proprietary intellectual property while he was employed by a luxury boat manufacturer in Bass River Township. Cameron O’Connell, 27, of the 100 block of Prince Street,... Read more →


Bethel Sult of Mount Laurel Named to Dean's List at Biola University

LA MIRADA, CA (09/28/2020)-- Bethel Sult was named to Biola University's Dean's List for academic excellence. Sult from Mount Laurel, NJ was one of approximately 1,500 students who were named to the dean's list in spring 2020. Biola students are placed on the dean's list to honor those with a GPA... Read more →


Joseph Kaelin of Bass River Sentenced to 20 Years for Sexual Assault of Girl

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 62-year-old Bass River man was sentenced today in Superior Court to 20 years in New Jersey state prison for sexually assaulting an underage girl over a period of several years. Joseph Kaelin pled guilty in February to Aggravated Sexual Assault (First Degree) before... Read more →


Republican Congressional Candidate Lauches Digital Ad, "When Your Big Brother is the Political Boss"

COLLINGSWOOD – Republican candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s First Congressional District, Claire Gustafson, launched a second video titled “Big brother” today as part of her digital advertising campaign “A point we wanted to make with this ad is that sadly, when your big brother is the political boss you do... Read more →


A Good Idea For Gloucester City's Riverfront! ...How About A Nine-Hole Golf Course?

(CNBNEWS)-ST. LOUIS (September 2020)-— The Carter Carburetor plant in north St. Louis, one of the city’s most high-profile Superfund sites, is on the cusp of redevelopment, likely as a golf course, driving range and putt-putt green for inner-city kids. The chief of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is set to announce... Read more →


Bass River Drug Dealer Dolores Cespedes Charged with Causing the Death of Customer

Who Fatally Overdosed on Fentanyl in February Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and New Jersey State Police Colonel Patrick Callahan announced that a 35-year-old Bass River Township drug dealer has been charged with causing the death of a customer who overdosed on fentanyl earlier this year. Dolores Cespedes Cespedes was taken... Read more →


Emergency Fund for Jefferson Health - NJ Employees Renamed In Honor of Past President Joseph W. Devine

When Joseph W. Devine, FACHE, retired from his role of Executive Vice President with Jefferson Health and President of Jefferson Health - New Jersey earlier this year, colleagues decided to honor his longtime commitment to the people of Jefferson in a special way. Devine, who resides in Washington Township, NJ, is... Read more →


Attention Maple Shade Residents: “Fill the Truck Event & Competition” Tuesday

Tuesday, Sept. 15 between 5:30pm & 8:30pm Maple Shade Food Bank “Fill the Truck Event & Competition” Donate the most items and win: 1st Place Prize of $1000, 2nd Place Prize of $650 and 3rd Place Prize of $350 Sponsored by: the Maple Shade Police Chaplain Association (non-profit), the Maple Shade... Read more →


Daniel Waterfield of Lawnside Guilty; Sentenced to 8 Years

...For Placing Body of Woman Who Overdosed Next to Southampton Roadway MOUNT HOLLY – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 55-year-old Lawnside man was sentenced today to eight years in New Jersey state prison for dumping the body of a woman who had fatally overdosed in his vehicle on... Read more →


Virtua Health to Launch Mobile Grocery Store

The converted bus will bring fresh foods to South Jersey neighborhoods-in-need starting fall 2020 (MARLTON, N.J.) Today, Virtua Health announced the latest component of its food access initiatives: the Eat Well Mobile Grocery Store. This year-round, 40-foot store-on-wheels is the newest addition to Virtua’s portfolio of programs that position food as... Read more →


SCI Releases Report on Pagan's MC Gang

photo courtesy of NJ State Crime Investigation Force (Gloucestercitynews.net)-TRENTON NJ (September 10, 2020)--– The State Commission of Investigation revealed in a report issued September 9 that the proliferation of violence that accompanied a recent rapid expansion of the Pagans Outlaw Motorcycle Gang in New Jersey included numerous assaults committed against members... Read more →


Philly Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Sexual Assault In Mount Laurel

BURLINGTON CITY NJ--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 54-year-old Philadelphia man pled guilty today in Superior Court to grabbing a woman who was walking along a Mount Laurel roadway last year and attempting to sexually assault her after dragging her into a nearby wooded area. Under an agreement with... Read more →


Bridgeton NJ Patrolman Dies After Trying to rescue a Suspect who Jumped into River

Police Officer Sean Peek Bridgeton Police Department, New Jersey End of Watch Sunday, September 6, 2020 BRIDGETON NJ--Police Officer Sean Peek, age 49, died several hours after attempting to rescue a suspect who jumped into the Cohansey River near the Washington Street Bridge at about 1:30 am. He and other officers... Read more →


Jefferson Health NJ Infection Control Officer Dr. Cindy Hou to be Honored

...as 2020 ACOI Researcher of the Year - National Award Recognizes Excellence in Osteopathic Medicine Jefferson Health Infectious Diseases specialist Cindy Hou, DO, FACOI, FIDSA, will be honored this fall as Researcher of the Year by the American College of Osteopathic Internists (ACOI), a national professional organization dedicated to promoting the... Read more →


Jefferson Health’s NJ Wound Care Centers Raise Awareness of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Throughout the month of September, Jefferson Health’s Center for Advanced Wound Care & Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy – with two locations in southern New Jersey – will recognize Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month. PAD is a condition that develops when arteries that supply blood to internal organs, arms, and legs, become... Read more →


Flu-Shot Season Begins for Virtua Colleagues/Community

COVID-19 adds urgency, importance to this year's vaccination campaign (VOORHEES, N.J.) This week, Virtua Health will begin providing flu shots to its employees and, soon, to the wider community. In support of social distancing, many flu shots will be provided in tented, outdoor areas at Virtua sites across Burlington, Camden, and... Read more →


Jefferson Health - New Jersey Nurses Honored with DAISY Awards for Extraordinary Care

Two Jefferson Health – New Jersey nurses — Britney Bailey, RN, and Frances Heimgartner, RN, were recently honored with 2020 second quarter DAISY Awards for compassionate and skillful care. Bailey, who works on the Medical-Surgical Unit/MS4 at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital, left, was nominated for her extraordinary care and willingness to... Read more →


MAPLE SHADE PD ALERT: Crossing Guard posts: S. Poplar Av and E. Gradwell Av has moved to

N. Forklanding Rd and Front St MAPLE SHADE NJ (August 31, 2020)--The Crossing Guard post at S. Poplar Ave and E. Gradwell Av has been eliminated with the closing of the OLPH School. There will be a new Crossing Guard post at N. Forklanding Rd and Front St along with the... Read more →


Jefferson Health’s 3 New Jersey Hospitals Receive Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award

Jefferson Health’s three New Jersey Hospitals — located in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township — have received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor RollTM awards. These awards recognize the hospitals’ commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most... Read more →


A Night of Tribute and Support

Please join Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and many other guest speakers for a night of solemn reflection during Burlington County’s International Overdose Awareness Day virtual vigil on Monday, August 31, from 7-9 p.m. Right now, it is more important than ever to maintain our focus on fighting Substance Use Disorder.... Read more →


Brian K. Templeton Pleads Guilty to Killing His Mom

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 54-year-old man pled guilty in Superior Court to killing his mother inside of her residence at the Courtyard Apartments in Edgewater Park late last year. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Brian K. Templeton pled guilty to Aggravated Manslaughter (First Degree) in... Read more →


Sean Wade Frazee, Steamfitters Local 420 Member, Marine Corp Veteran, Lenape High School Alum

On August 15, 2020, Age 42. Of Mount Laurel. In the loving care of his devoted wife of 13 years, Colleen P. Frazee (nee Burns). Cherished father of Leah Frazee and Sean Frazee. Beloved Son of Gary and Diane Frazee and Linda (nee Egloff) Cullins and the late Gerald. Loving brother... Read more →


Developer Raphael S. Weiss Faces Criminal Charges Over Riverside Watch Case Project

The illegal scheme involved fraudulently-obtained electrical construction permits to cut costs Raphael S. Weiss RIVERSIDE TOWNSHIP, NJ (August 27, 2020)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Riverside Township Police Chief William T. Eliason announced that a New York developer who purchased a historic Riverside commercial building to create luxury apartments in the... Read more →


Freddie Footman, Jr. of Pemberton, U.S. Army Sergeant Major Veteran, Retired

Pemberton – On August 5, 2020. Age 90. Beloved father of Nehemiah Footman and the late Suk Footman. Freddie was a proud U.S. Army Veteran serving from February 26, 1948 and retiring after 30 honorable years as a Sergeant Major on February 28, 1978. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to... Read more →


Alleged Drug Dealer David Bender of Delran Charged with Causing Death of Customer

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina, Delran Township Police Chief Alfonso A. Parente Jr., and Riverside Township Police Chief William T. Eliason announced that a 27-year-old Delran drug dealer has been charged with causing the death of a Riverside customer who fatally overdose on fentanyl in late 2018. David Bender, of the... Read more →


Drug Dealer Terrance D. Walker Pleads Guilty to Killing Customer’s Death

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a drug dealer from the Browns Mills section of Pemberton Township pled guilty today in Superior Court to causing the Terrance D. Walker, death of a customer by supplying the fentanyl-laced heroin that led to her fatal overdose early last year. Under an agreement... Read more →


HELP WANTED: Amazon Seeking Workers

Posted on 08/19/20 (Ref: NJEmIZQaya) Shifts: Overnight, Morning, Day, Evening, Weekend Location Logan Township, NJ Job opportunities vary by location. We update postings daily with open positions. Salary Earn $15/hr Immediate openings available now. Start as soon as 7 days. No resume or previous work experience required. Amazon remains open as... Read more →