State Budget Compromise Uses NJ's Millionaire Tax to Pay for Middle Class Tax Rebate

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – A budget compromise reached between Gov. Phil Murphy and legislative leaders will give middle income families who meet certain income requirements a $500 tax rebate next year and increases the tax rate on resident making between $1 million to $5 million annually. Gloucestercitynews.net files Murphy tried twice before to implement the millionaire’s tax, which raises the taxes from 8.97 percent to 10.75 percent on wages over $1 million. The tax is expected to bring in about $390 million. “I vocally resisted the millionaire’s tax for years, and it wasn’t a... 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 on Wednesday that the land, once home to a booming factory, now razed and remediated, will be handed over to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis, which operates a club next door. The Gateway PGA Reach Foundation will help with the redevelopment and aims to start an... Read more →


Camden County Free Food Distribution Dates

Camden County has partnered with Touch New Jersey to bring FREE food distribution to those in need throughout Camden County every Friday at 10:30 AM. Drive-up and walk-up options available. Must wear a mask and practice social distancing. Computers will be available at the food distribution events through September for people to fill out the 2020 Census. Next Event: Friday September 25 St. Joseph’s Procathedral, 2907 Federal Street, Camden 10:30 AM October 2 - Pennsauken Soccer Complex, Pennsauken October 9 - Antioch Baptist Church, Camden October 16 - Parkview at Collingswood, Collingswood October 23 - St. Joseph’s Procathedral, Camden October 30... Read more →


Emerson School District Business Administrator Philip H. Nisonoff, Ed.D. Named 2020-21 NJASBO President 

New President Assumes Helm at Critical Juncture as Schools Navigate Operating in a Pandemic   Robbinsville, N.J. –  Philip H. Nisonoff, Ed.D., the newly appointed president of the New Jersey Association of School Business Officials (NJASBO), has 30+ years of experience as an educator, but admits to navigating new terrain as his district, and others across the state, face the COVID-19 pandemic. He described the close of the 2019/2020 school year as “landing the plane while learning how to fly it.”     Nisonoff and school business administrators (BAs) statewide made novel decisions as they worked with their administrative teams and boards of education to craft plans to reopen for the 2020/2021 school year.   “Restarting schools was and is one of the most unprecedented... Read more →


William Johnson, 34, of Philadelphia Convicted at Trial of Illegal Firearms Possession

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that William Johnson, 34, of Philadelphia, PA was convicted today at trial of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, arising from an incident in which Philadelphia police officers recovered a weapon that Johnson had tried to discard while attempting to evade capture. In September 2019, Philadelphia Police Department Highway Patrol Officers responded to reports of a person with a gun at 15th Street and West Allegheny Avenue in North Philadelphia. Upon arrival, the officers observed the defendant walking with a person that matched the description in the report. When the... Read more →


Mainland High School Students Create Video for HERO Campaign

MediaWize A pair of Mainland Regional High School (MRHS) students has created a new video for friends and peers that promotes the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign and its safety message, “Be a Hero. Be a Designated Driver.” The video, which was recently added to the HERO Campaign’s YouTube channel and its website can be viewed online at https://herocampaign.org/video/hero-campaign-student-volunteer-video/. The video marks the 20th anniversary of the campaign, created by the family of John Elliott of Egg Harbor Township, who was killed by a drunken driver two months after graduating from the United States Naval academy. MRHS senior Bret Batohie and... Read more →


Historical American Newspapers Publish Significant News Of Our Society In A New Way

By Dorothy York, President and CEO of North American Precis Syndicate (NAPS) To know the history of American newspapers is to know the history of the United States. Some of the longest running newspapers, that helped shape this great nation, date back to prior to the American Revolution, founded during colonial times. Newspapers have been preserved in the archives of the Library of Congress for research purposes and to keep the documentation of historically significant events that have made up the fabric of our present civilized society. Chronicling America is a site produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), a... Read more →


Donald Trump Jr., and Kimberly Guilfoyle to Attend Fundraiser at Smithville Inn Sept. 22

MediaWizeSeptember 18, 2020 Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle. (Photo Courtesy Donald Trump Jr. Facebook page) Donald Trump Jr. and his girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle will be guests of honor at a fundraiser 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, at Historic Smithville Inn, 1 New York Road in Galloway Township. Former Galloway Township Mayor Don Purdy said he had a hand in putting the fundraiser together through his friend Jim Schultz, a Pennsylvania attorney who worked in the White House. “He worked in the West Wing and we are good friends,” Purdy said. Schultz is a former senior associate counsel to President Donald... Read more →


Guest Opinion: State Legislators Should Pass the Reforms Pennsylvanias Actually Need

By Nathan Benefield THE CENTER SQUARE Sep 18, 2020 In recent weeks, Gov. Tom Wolf called on state legislators to enact parts of his political agenda – including legalizing recreational marijuana and mandating small businesses provide workers with paid leave benefits. Such proposals exhibit Wolf’s disconnect from what Pennsylvanians care most about during this crisis: schools, jobs and health care. Wolf, moreover, hasn’t called lawmakers to discuss his ideas or to hear their proposals. In fact, at a recent press conference, the governor couldn’t remember the last time that he spoke with legislative leaders. According to Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman,... Read more →


Maryland Fishing Report: Plenty of Good Fishing Weather Ahead

September 16, 2020 by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Photo by Jim Livingston September always holds promise for the outdoor enthusiast, as the cooler nights and days are like a sweet whisper in the ear about wonderful things to come. Recreational crabbing is at the season’s peak as blue crabs are plentiful, large, and heavy. Do not miss venturing out to enjoy the bounty of the Chesapeake. Forecast Summary: Sept. 16 – 22: The upcoming week will bring cooler days, moderate winds and chance of rain on Friday, continuing to cool Chesapeake Bay waters. Surface water temperatures have cooled... Read more →


Investigation Continues Into the Attack on Camden County Cops; Reward Reaches $42,500

(Camden City, NJ) – Chief Joseph Wysocki (above)was joined by county, state and federal law enforcement representatives today to call for the public’s support in finding two suspects involved in an attack on two Camden County Police Officers earlier this week. On Tuesday night, Sept. 15, at 11:46 p.m. police responded to the 2900 block of Clinton Street. The residence of the officers was struck by six rounds while they and their infant were on the second floor. Detectives located seven spent shell casings in front of the home with two rounds traveling through the front door into the interior of... Read more →


NEWS OUTLETS: Poisonous ricin found on envelope bound for White House

By Dave Lemery | The Center Square 1 hr ago (The Center Square) – Law enforcement officials say an envelope sent to President Donald Trump tested positive this week for the poisonous substance ricin. According to The Washington Post, the envelope was mailed from Canada. It was detected at an off-site screening facility before even reaching the White House grounds. According to The Hill, the matter is being investigated by the FBI and the Secret Service. "The FBI and our U.S. Secret Service and U.S. Postal Inspection Service partners are investigating a suspicious letter received at a U.S. government mail facility.... Read more →


President Trump, Senator McConnell signal intention to move quickly to replace Ginsburg

By Dave Lemery | The Center Square (The Center Square) – In the aftermath of the death Friday of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made clear that they will be moving quickly to fill the vacancy. McConnell released a statement late Friday saying that he would be prepared to call for a vote in the Senate once the president selects a nominee. To some observers, that stands in contrast to his decision in 2015 not to allow a vote on former President Barack Obama’s nomination of a replacement after the death... Read more →


Gloucester County Republican Officials Seek Injuncitve Relief in Superior Court

GCGOP Chairwoman Vigilante Heads To Court To Stop County Democrats Scheme To Disenfranchise Republican Voters Board of Elections releases ballot drop box locations and polling places without meeting with Republican commissioners MULLICA HILL – Gloucester County Republican Chairwoman Jacci Vigilante and Gloucester County Board of Elections (BOE) Commissioners Carmen DiNovi and Dave Ferrucci asked for “injunctive relief” in Gloucester County Superior Court on Friday. Several issues pertaining to the upcoming general election have come to light that forced Chairwoman Vigilante and Republican BOE Commissioners DiNovi and Ferrucci to file with the court. First, the Board of Elections, without input or consultation... Read more →


How can I lose weight fast?

(September 19, 2020)--Being overweight is one of the problems that is being associated with our hectic new-age lifestyle. Work and family pressures ensure that people are always on the move, due to which they are unable to exercise as often as they need to, nor eat a healthy, well-balanced meal. Over some time, this all results in the body gaining weight gradually, with the same being difficult to remove later in life. Given the habit of having things done quickly and fast by this generation, people are always on the lookout for fast solutions to their weight loss problems. Weight watchers... Read more →


Neighborhood Dispute Ends in Death

MAYS LANDING – A 69 year-old man is charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Marketa E. Thorpe of Atlantic City, following a neighborhood dispute, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Saturday, Sept. 12, Atlantic City Police received a 911 call at approximately 11:24 a.m., in reference to a victim with a gunshot wound at 1507 Belfield Avenue, Atlantic City. The victim, Marketa Thorpe, was located and transported to Atlanticare Regional Medical Center, City Division where she was pronounced deceased. An autopsy was conducted on Sunday, September 13, 2020, and the results determined Thorpe’s cause of death to... Read more →


Will CBD show on a Drug Test?

(September 19, 2020)--Theoretically speaking, CBD Oil has little to no chances of showing up in a drug test. But, in case the CBD product consists of THC or Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol in a significant amount, the drug test result might come up to be positive. Read on to find more about what CBD is, how CBD can be detected in a drug test and is it legal. What Is CBD? Cannabis Sativa, a variety of the cannabis plant, is utilized for different remedial and recreational purposes. There are around 400 chemical substances present in the cannabis plant in total. Eighty of them are... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip: Take a Walk

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor Many dog owners go to great lengths to fence in their yards to permit the family dog to exercise. However, that isn’t all that Fido needs to stay healthy and happy. Walking is a social exercise. It stimulates your dog into being social and allows him to acquaint himself to find his way home. In the event that he accidentally slips out the front door he will smell his own pathway and recognize landmarks and be more likely to return. In addition, your neighbors may recognize him and bring him back. Another reason to walk your dog... Read more →


Elsa Flores, of Vineland, formerly of Buena

Vineland - Formerly of Buena. On September 4, 2020. Age 78. Beloved wife of Jorge Flores. Elsa was a homemaker. Graveside services will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 15th at 11:00 am in the Land of Canaan Cemetery, Glassboro. There will be no visitation. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Elsa Flores. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Gloucester City Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Does CBD Oil increase Serotonin?

(September 19, 2020)--There has been a growing interest in the uses of cannabidiol (CBD), especially concerning its potential in improving mental health. Since the last couple of years CBD Oil has emerged as a useful product to treat depression and its symptoms. But what exactly is CBD Oil? CBD is a chemical compound which is found in the cannabis sativa plant, specifically in the hemp variety of the plant. More than 80 different compounds including approximately 120 phytocannabinoids constitute cannabis. One of the most recognized phytocannabinoid out of these is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is a psychoactive substance known for producing the... Read more →


Does CBD Help Anxiety?

(SEPTEMBER 19, 2020)--There is no end of stress in human life. Whether you are appearing for an interview, about to sit for an exam, having a personal problem or financial crisis, the body responds to all the stress in your life in the form of anxiety. Anxiety is the constant feeling of worry and apprehension regarding what is about to happen. If anxiety is prolonged, it can interfere with your daily routine. Being the most commonly diagnosed mental health disorder in the world, one in every thirteen people suffers from this condition. The various symptoms of anxiety are: Panic Attacks Fear... Read more →


What to expect from a farm insurance policy?

(September 19, 2020)--You can develop an interest in agricultural business due to the rising food prices. If that is on your mind, it will be better if you also figure out the right insurance policy to protect it. You don't get everything in the standard coverage. For example, you can think of farm outbuildings, equipment, land, etc. To make sure you get the best deal, you have to hunt for something that covers almost every essential component. Once you shortlist a few, you can check their prices to save some money at the time of purchase. Here is a quick look... Read more →


New Jersey American Water Recognized for Excellence in Water Quality

Company demonstrates outstanding commitment to delivering high-quality drinking water to customers Camden, N.J. (Sept. 18, 2020) – New Jersey American Water’s Delaware River Regional Water Treatment Plant and Raritan-Millstone Treatment Plant have received the Partnership for Safe Water’s Phase III Directors Award for 20 years of water quality excellence. The national Partnership for Safe Water awards, which honor the efforts in continuously optimizing water treatment plant and distribution system operation and performance, were recently announced by the American Water Works Association. “We hold ourselves to the highest standards in delivering clean, safe, high-quality drinking water to our customers while also providing... Read more →


Public Hearing on Diamond State Port Corp.’s Proposed Container Port on Sept. 29

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold a virtual public hearing Tuesday, Sept. 29 on a proposal from the Diamond State Port Corporation (DSPC) to construct a new container port on the Delaware River at the DSPC property at 4600 Hay Road, Edgemoor, New Castle County. The proposed container port project will require permits from both DNREC’s Division of Water and the Division of Waste of Hazardous Substances, as well as a Federal Consistency Certification from the Delaware Coastal Management Program within DNREC’s Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy, all of which will be presented for public comment... Read more →