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National Weather Service Issues Flood Warning

(APRIL 20, 2019)--The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Coastal Flood Advisory, which is in effect from 1 AM to 5 AM EDT Sunday. * LOCATIONS...The tidal portions of the Delaware River down to the Commodore Bay Bridge area. * TIMING...High tide on the tidal Delaware River... Read more →


Grand Jury Indicts Clementon Drug Dealer Whose Customer Fatally Overdosed

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Clementon drug dealer has been indicted on charges of causing the death of a Marlton customer to whom he sold cocaine early last year. Sean Savage, 45, from the La Cascata neighborhood in Clementon, was indicted on charges of Strict Liability for... Read more →


Two Pemberton Twp. Men Indicted for Fatal Shooting

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that two Pemberton Township residents have been indicted for the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man in the township’s Sunbury Village neighborhood in early 2017. Brandon A. Clifton, 20, of the 400 block of White Pine Court, and Douglas Lewis, 23, of Fort Dix... Read more →


Doug Pederson Talks “Leadership” in South Jersey

Doug Pederson Eagles’ Super Bowl-Winning Head Coach to Discuss Motivation and Success Cinnaminson, NJ (April 2019) – Get up close and personal with Doug Pederson, head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, as he discusses his leadership style, what motivates him and how to handle success at the upcoming SJ Magazine... Read more →


Nutley Man Indicted for Homicide in Connection

with 2018 Mt. Laurel Fatal Collision Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 26-year-old Nutley man has been indicted for causing the death of another motorist during a collision last summer on Route 73 in Mount Laurel. A Burlington County Grand Jury indicted William Dunbar on charges of Aggravated... Read more →


After 21 Arrests Mount Holly Man Sentenced to Life in Prison

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Mount Holly man who has been arrested on 21 occasions for theft, burglary, assault, and weapons offenses was sentenced yesterday to life in prison for the armed robberies of a Florence Township convenience store and gas station two years ago. It was... Read more →


NY High School Students Charged with Assault for Hazing JROTC Members

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Westampton Township Police Chief Stephen Ent announced that two members of a Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program at a New York high school have been charged with multiple counts of assault and other offenses stemming from hazing incidents that occurred in a Westampton... Read more →


Jefferson Health Volunteers in NJ Recognized for Hours of Dedication & Service

Nearly 75 Jefferson Health volunteers, based at New Jersey locations, were honored for their many years and hours of service at a special luncheon, held April 16th at Lucien’s Manor in Berlin, NJ. Volunteers were recognized for reaching milestones for hours of service that ranged from 100 hours to more... Read more →


Study:

Philadelphia Hospitals Responded to the Equivalent of 54 Mass Shootings

RESEARCHERS ANALYZED NUMBER OF FIREARM-INJURED PATIENTS THAT PRESENTED IN “CLUSTERS” WITHIN 15 MINUTES OF EACH OTHER AT THE SAME HOSPITAL PHILADELPHIA PA (April 10, 2019)--High-profile mass shootings involving three, four or more victims killed in a single incident receive extensive attention from media, policy makers and the general public. However,... Read more →


Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice Embracing the Journey:

Meaning, Hope and Caregiving Educational Jewish Aging Workshop Event Offers Guidance on End-of-Life Care and Celebrates the Journey of Life Marlton, NJ – Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice will host Embracing the Journey: Meaning, Hope and Caregiving, a Jewish aging workshop on Sunday, April 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.... Read more →


Katelyn McClure Pleads Guilty in Fraudulent GoFundMe Case

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that the second of three defendants charged in the fictitious GoFundMe campaign that misled donors into contributing more than $402,000 to a fabricated cause pled guilty today in Superior Court. Under the terms of an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Katelyn McClure of Bordentown,... Read more →


Jefferson’s New Jersey-based Wound Care Center Offers Foot Health Tips

April is National Foot Health Awareness Month, and the experts at Jefferson Health’s New Jersey-based Center for Advanced Wound Care & Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (Wound Care Center) suggest people take a moment to “stand up” for their feet. Currently, 6.7 million Americans are living with a chronic wound, and more... Read more →


A Message from Bishop Sullivan

This year, HOLY WEEK falls between Sunday, April 14, and Saturday, April 20. Holy Week, the week before Easter Sunday, is the only week in the 52 weeks of the calendar year that is called or described as HOLY. It is the week during which we recall and celebrate the... Read more →


MVC Facilities will be Closed Good Friday

(TRENTON) – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) customers are advised that all MVC facilities, including agencies, driver testing sites and inspection stations, will be closed in recognition of Good Friday on Friday, April 19, 2019. All facilities will be open for regular operating hours as of Saturday, April 20,... Read more →


GoFundMe Defendant John Bobbitt Jr. Sentenced

to Court-Supervised Drug Treatment Program Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that one of three defendants charged in the GoFundMe campaign that misled donors with a fictitious story received a sentence today that will allow him to avoid incarceration if he successfully completes a New Jersey Superior Court-sponsored drug treatment... Read more →


Atco Man Charged with Child Porn Possession

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Medford Township Police Chief Richard J. Meder announced that a 23-year-old Atco resident has been arrested and charged with possession of child pornography and weapons offenses. Alex T. DeFrancisco, 23, of the 200 block of White Horse Pike, was charged with Endangering the Welfare... Read more →


Radiation Oncology Nurse Kathy Solari Receives National Award at ONS 44th Annual Congress

Kathy Solari, RN, BSN, OCN, Radiation Oncology Nurse Manager at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township, received a national honor on Thursday, April 11th, at the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) 44th Annual Congress in Anaheim, CA. Before thousands of her nursing peers, Kathy, a 27-year associate of Jefferson... Read more →


Jefferson Family Health Services Receives 2 Grants to Support ‘Reach Out and Read’ Program

Studies show reading to children is one way to address the gap in early literacy education that prevails among low-income populations. Since 2014, Jefferson Family Health Services’ (FHS) “Reach Out and Read” program has helped more than 7,000 families by giving children a book at routine health checkups to take... Read more →


Moorestown Man Arrested on Porn Charges

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Moorestown Township Police Chief Lee R. Lieber announced that a 36-year-old Moorestown man has been arrested and charged with possessing and distributing child pornography. Jonathan K. Ninsin, of the 100 block of Kings Highway, was charged with two counts of Endangering (photo) the Welfare... Read more →


Trenton Drug Dealer Charged with Causing the Death of Customer

Pemberton Township dealer indicted on same charge Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Burlington Township Public Safety Director Bruce Painter announced that a Trenton drug dealer was arrested yesterday on charges of causing the death of a customer by supplying the fentanyl-laced heroin that led to her fatal overdose late... Read more →


Jefferson NJ Celebrates 15th Anniversary of Ronald McDonald Family Room at WT Hospital and Longtime Volunteer Catherine Durante

Jefferson Washington Township Hospital, home to the only Ronald McDonald Family Room located within an Emergency Department waiting area, celebrated the 15th anniversary of the respite space — for families with children needing medical treatment — on Wednesday, April 3rd. Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey (RMHSNJ) volunteers uplift... Read more →


Jefferson Health Foundation – NJ Receives $10,000 Donation to Establish Kevin Todd Memorial Fund

to Support SJ HIV/AIDS Patients and their Families South Jersey resident Kevin Todd was just 40 when he passed away in 1997 from complications of AIDS. Two years later, Kevin’s family started a non-profit organization — Spirit of the Holidays (SOTH) — to honor his memory and fulfill his wish... Read more →