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Guest Opinion: Artesia District Treats COVID Exposed Children Like Lepers,

Teachers & Parents Push Back On Discrimination, Overreach By Marc Ang ARTESIA, CALIFORNIA - Wednesday, January 26, 2021 - Christie Gravitt is a 25-year veteran teacher at Artesia's ABC Unified School District. She is also a parent of a fifth grader at Kennedy STEM Academy. Her daughter was harassed this week for being exposed to COVID and forced to quarantine for 5 days, even though she consistently tests negative. A negative test is not sufficient in the eyes of the school district and the LA Department of Health. CNBNews graphic file On Monday, her child was pulled out of class... Read more →


Catholics Church Being Attack

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on recent pro-abortion attacks on the Catholic Church: On the rare occasion when a pro-life advocate acts irresponsibly, the media are all over it. By contrast, just recently there were two examples of pro-abortion advocates acting irresponsibly, and the media responded with a big yawn. As we reported last week, on January 20, the anti-Catholic outfit, Catholics for Choice, used a light projection to beam pro-abortion messages on the facade of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.; the event was a prayer vigil before the annual March... Read more →


CHALKBEAT: Common school ratings biased, often inaccurate

Study: Matt Barnum, Chalkbeat Jan 24, 2:57pm EST There is a powerful, intuitive idea that has long shaped perceptions of American education: the schools with the highest test scores are the best schools. It seeps into everything from conversations among parents to real estate websites. But this thinking is profoundly misleading, according to new research. Schools with the top scores aren’t necessarily the ones that actually help students learn more. On top of that, rating schools based on overall scores unfairly penalizes those serving more students of color, potentially exacerbating racial segregation. “If you just go by published accountability ratings,... Read more →


CNB Hunting News Delaware: Many Hunting Opportunities as 2021/22 Season Nears End

Youth Waterfowl Hunting Day and Snow Goose Conservation Order to Open; Other Seasons Continue A wide variety of hunting opportunities are available in February, including the opening of the Snow Goose Conservation Order that begins Tuesday, Feb. 1 and the second special youth waterfowl hunting day on Saturday, Feb. 5, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today. Youth Waterfowl Hunting Day: The one-day, special youth waterfowl hunting day is open for hunters ages 10 through 15. Normal daily waterfowl bag limits and hunting regulations apply during the special youth waterfowl hunting day, including a limit of... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: The University of Scranton

Local Residents Named to Fall 2021 Dean's List SCRANTON, PA (01/25/2022)-- Local residents were among more than 1,650 students named to The University of Scranton's Dean's List for the 2021 fall semester. The Dean's List recognizes students for academic excellence. A student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or better with a minimum number of credit hours during the semester to make the Dean's List. The list includes students from the Jesuit university's College of Arts and Sciences, Kania School of Management and Panuska College of Professional Studies. The students are: Morgan Jones of Cherry Hill (08034), a... Read more →


Convention of States: Voters Oppose U.S. Military Action in Russia-Ukraine, Support Defense of Taiwan

(Austin, TX—January 21, 2022) Convention of States Action, in partnership with The Trafalgar Group—one of America’s most accurate pollsters in 2016, 2018, 2020, and 2021—is releasing the results of a new national survey. Results were from surveys conducted January 12th through January 14th of over 1,000 likely 2022 election voters. “Our leaders often forget that the American people have great wisdom in understanding the nature of threats abroad,” said Mark Meckler, President of Convention of States Action. “Voters in all parties stand squarely behind a U.S. military defense of a free and democratic Taiwan, even though that comes with great... Read more →


Michael T. DiMarco, age 90, of Bellmawr

Michael T. DiMarco, on January 24, 2022, of Bellmawr. Age 90. Beloved husband of the late Marjorie. Devoted father of Michael (Linda), Roseann (Bill), Debora (Bill), and Ann Marie (Jim). Loving grandfather of Michael (Amie), Nick (Brittany), Anthony, Jason (Amy), Adam (Diana), Jeremy (Melissa), Michelle, William, Mariah, and Marissa and great grandfather of Michael, Nate, James, Andrew, Ava, Emma, Jake, Emily, Abigail, Gabrielle, Robin, Makayla, Caleb, and Madison. Dear brother of Nicolette Saltarelli and the late Joe DiMarco. Michael was a workaholic. After retiring as a meat cutter, he drove a school bus. He was a handyman who took great... Read more →


Poll Spells Trouble for Democrats Ahead of Mid-Term Elections

Large Majority Pessimistic About Financial Prospects in 2022 (Austin, TX—January 25, 2022) Convention of States Action, in partnership with The Trafalgar Group—one of America’s most accurate pollsters in 2016, 2018, 2020, and 2021—is releasing the results of a new national survey. Results were from surveys conducted January 12th through January 14th of over 1,000 likely 2022 election voters. “There is no way around it, these are awful numbers,” said Mark Meckler, President of Convention of States Action. “Considering that most voters are already experiencing hardships due to the continued supply chain and inflation crises, the fact that so many fully... Read more →


Edward N. McGann, age 62 of Bellmawr

Edward N. McGann, on January 24, 2022, of Bellmawr. Age 62. Cherished son of Dolores Vesper and the late Edward. Dear brother of George and John. Loving uncle of Tiffany, George, Danielle, John L., Prudence, and Gage. Nephew of Marie Belfiore, Francis Verderosa and John Paradiso. Also Survived by many cousins and friends. Edward was a big fan of the Dallas Cowboys. He enjoyed wrestling and any kind of music, especially rock and roll. There will be a viewing from 12 pm to 2 pm on Saturday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Service 2 pm at the Funeral home.... Read more →


Stockton Outscores Rowan Final 96-91

GALLOWAY, NJ – Stockton outscored Rowan, 10-3, in the final 2:16 of the game to hold on to a 96-91 win in NJAC men's basketball action this evening. Hafeez Melvin scored a career-high 23 points for Rowan (15-4; 8-4 NJAC), which has its three-game winning streak come to an end. Melvin connected on 8-of-11 from the field to lead the Profs, while hitting 5-for-7 from three-point range. Marcellus Ross scored 18 points and Arian Azemi tallied 14 for Rowan, which also received 11 points from Andrew Seager. Ross connected on a three with 2:24 to play to give Rowan its... Read more →


Gloucester City Council Meeting Tonight; On the Agenda is the Monthly Payment of $2.1 Million in Bills

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 27, 2022)--The monthly meeting of the Gloucester City Mayor and Common Council will be held tonight, Thursday, January 27 at 7 PM in Council Chambers, 313 CNBNews graphic file Monmouth Street. On tonight's agenda are 14 resolutions to be approved. Some of them include the following: authorizing the refund of a certificate of occupancy fee, and authorizing the refund of rental facility registration and license fee. A resolution approving Michael Stefkovic as Lead Inspector for the NJDCA Small Cities Housing Rehab, will be voted on plus a resolution appointing a backup T4 Operator for the Gloucester... Read more →


Joanne C. Donato, of Bellmawr, 79

Joanne C. Donato (nee Salera), formerly of Bellmawr, and Fairview section of Camden. Age 79. Born December 30, 1942, to the late Nicholas and Elizabeth (nee Angelucci) Salera. Beloved wife of the late Carl A. Donato, Sr. Devoted mother of Carl A. Donato, Jr. (Wendy), Debra Donato Casey (Steve), Karen Donato-Krowick (Larry), and Nicole Cardona (Jeffrey). Loving grandmother of 10 and great-grandmother of 4. Dear sisters of Aggie Nagy, David Salera, and Ken Salera. Joanne was a kind, loving, and giving person. She ALWAYS had a smile and was able to make others smile, even in their darkest moments. She... Read more →


Jefferson Health – New Jersey Receives $30,000 Quality of Life Grant from Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

Jefferson Health – New Jersey was recently awarded $30,000, as part of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation National Paralysis Resource Center (NPRC) 2021 Priority Impact Quality of Life grants. The grant will be used for Jefferson NJ’s Maressa Center for MS Wellness, which strives to enhance the quality of life for South Jersey residents living with multiple sclerosis through innovative, educational, and therapeutic wellness classes. The Quality of Life Grants Program supports nonprofit organizations that empower individuals living with paralysis. Jefferson Health – New Jersey was one of 17 organizations awarded grants, totaling $499,700 for 2021. Since its inception,... Read more →


HUD Awards $1.4M to Support Housing Counseling Programs in NJ, Organization in Audubon Receives $36,774

Awards provide HUD-approved housing counseling agencies and intermediaries with funding to maintain and expand critical services for the nation’s renters, homebuyers, and homeowners. WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Monday awarded $51.4 million in housing counseling grants to 177 HUD-approved housing counseling agencies and intermediary organizations. This includes funding to HUD-approved housing counseling agencies that are partnering with Historically Black College and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), or other Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs). The funding supports housing counseling agencies in their critical work to stem the tide of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on... Read more →


Gloucester County Animal Shelter Full Capacity

(Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter’s kennel is full of animals looking for their forever homes! “We have a lot of dogs at the shelter patiently waiting for homes. There’s a match for everyone,” said Director Frank J. DiMarco. “We are committed to finding each animal their perfect home. We will always prioritize the well-being of the animals when finding their forever families.” Director Frank J. DiMarco is liaison to the shelter and would like to remind residents that adoption fees remain only $35.00 for dogs and cats 5 years and younger. Fees for animals 6 years and older is... Read more →


CNBNews Salute to NJ College Students: Hofstra University Dean's List Students

HEMPSTEAD, NY (01/25/2022)-- Hofstra University congratulates the following local students who were named to the Fall 2021 Dean's List for their outstanding academic achievements. Students must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 during the semester to make the Dean's List. The students who made the Hofstra University Dean's List academic are: Jenna Casole of Voorhees Anaya Colon of Clementon Antonio Franceschini of Pilesgrove Viktoria Hascak of Moorestown Steven Kaenzig of Hammonton Kaitlyn King of Cape May Tyler Kolecki of Collingswood Andy Lu of Collingswood Angelica McAlpin of Mullica Hill Tara McNally of Marmora Jonathan Meyer of Marlton... Read more →


SE4SK Special Events for Special Kids in SJ

On Saturday January 15, 2022 Director DiMarco and Commissioner Jefferson attended the Ribbon Cutting for the nonprofit, SE4SK "special events for special kids" A NJ Nonprofit. SE4SK is a local nonprofit that organizes and hosts FREE events for children ages 3 to 17 who have special needs or disabilities. Their mission is to provide a safe environment to have fun, free of judgement, where they can be themselves. A place where parents can interact and form new relationships with others in similar situations. SE4SK is always looking for volunteers, if you’re interested in working with SE4SK email jami@specialevents4specialkids@gmail.com or visit... Read more →


Gloucester County DREAM Park February Events

(Logan Township, NJ) – The Gloucester County DREAM Park is home to many top-rate animal shows and competitions. “The free programing and events at the DREAM Park bring great opportunities for equestrian lovers,” said Director Frank J. DiMarco. “The events in February are a great way to learn more about the equestrian community and an opportunity to visit our state-of-the-art facility.” The DREAM Park is located at 400 US Route 130 South, Logan Township, New Jersey 08085. For any questions, please contact the DREAM Park at (856) 241-1415, visit www.dreamparknj.com or check out Facebook @ DREAM Park Gloucester County. February... Read more →


CNBNews Salutes NJ College Students: Susquehanna University Dean's List

SELINSGROVE, PA (01/26/2022)-- Susquehanna congratulates its students named to the dean's list for the fall 2021 semester. The following local students have been named: Julia Campbell, of Florence, is majoring in music education and is a member of the Class of 2022. Bailey Laplante, of Medford, is majoring in secondary education and is a member of the Class of 2022. Sarah Palmer, of Mays Landing, is majoring in psychology and religious studies and is a member of the Class of 2022. Alec Rette, of Mount Holly, is majoring in marketing and is a member of the Class of 2022. John... Read more →


Willingboro Woman Receives Lengthy Prison for Sexual Assault of Child

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 26-year-old Willingboro Township woman has been sentenced to an aggregate of 15 years in New Jersey state prison for sexually assaulting a child in her home early last year. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Rachel Karngbaye pled guilty in September 2021 to Sexual Assault (Second Degree) and Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Third Degree). She was sentenced today in Superior Court by the Hon. Philip E. Haines, J.S.C., to a 10-year term for the second-degree charge, for which she must serve 85% before becoming eligible for parole. She received... Read more →


SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT

Updated William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews " I have the blessing of Jim Beach, the chairman of the Camden County Democrat organization and also the state Democratic organization to proceed with the re-organization of the Gloucester City Democrat Party.” ~Charles Billingham Tuesday, we received a phone call from Charles Billingham who was upset with our Opinion column that was published the day before. More specifically he took offense to the following paragraph. The local Democratic Club is a ghost from the past. It was disbanded. Now one group is being led by King George Norcross and his Camden County... Read more →


Michael Joseph Brewster, 68 , of Rio Grande

BREWSTER, MICHAEL JOSEPH, 68, of Rio Grande, NJ, passed away on Monday, January 24, 2022. He was born in Camden, NJ to the late William and Ann Harkins Brewster and served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his children, Emily Brewster, Michael Brewster, Kelly Brewster, and Dennis Brewster; his brothers, William Brewster, Jr. and Patrick Brewster; his sister, Melanie Brewster Kain; and his four grandchildren. Viewing will be held on Thursday, January 27, 2022 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Radzieta Funeral Home, 9 Hand Avenue, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210. Graveside services will be at... Read more →


The ultimate Super Bowl betting guide 

image courtesy of NFL The Super Bowl is an event unlike any other, it is the final of the NFL season and a spectacle watched all over the world. An event so huge, millions will tune in to watch and more than a hundred thousand will often descend on the host city for the week leading up to the final. Betting on the NFL has become very popular with its impressive commercialization across the world, tapping into new markets and making casual observers turn into followers. This has been especially true in the English market with games being played across... Read more →


DHS Sends Warning Ahead of Potential Russia Cyber Threats

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security warns that the U.S. could witness a retaliatory cyberattack at the hands of Russia if Russia decides to respond to the potential invasion of Ukraine, where 100,000 or more troops have been assembled for weeks. On the bulletin that was dated Jan. 23, 2022, officials believe that if the U.S. responds to rising tensions at Ukraine's eastern border, the Russian government or its state-sponsored actors could initiate a cyberattack. The bulletin, obtained by ABC News reads: "We assess that Russia would consider initiating a cyberattack against the Homeland if it perceived the U.S. or... Read more →


Pennsylvania Sports Betting Ranks 3rd Across USA

After sports betting was introduced and legalized in the state of Pennsylvania in 2019, many would have been waiting to see how well it would do and it seems it has been a huge success for the state. image courtesy of unsplash.com Although a number of Spanish-speaking residents may click here to find the best options available to them, there are a number of top operators that are currently providing a number of online gambling activities that can be accessed on mobile devices or even in-person just six months after the U.S. Supreme Court decided to end the federal ban... Read more →