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Army Corps and Delaware sign cost-sharing agreement

PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 5, 2022) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Philadelphia District has signed a feasibility cost sharing agreement with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) to initiate a new study for the Delaware Inland Bays. The agreement, signed by USACE Philadelphia District Commander Lt. Col. Ramon Brigantti and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin on Nov. 29, 2022, formally kicks off the Delaware Inland Bays and Delaware Bay Coast Coastal Storm Risk Management Study. “Our District has a long history of supporting the First State and I’m proud to continue that tradition,” said Brigantti. “We know there’s considerable risk along our nation’s coastlines and back bay environments, and so it’s important for us to study ways to help manage that risk – that will be our focus with this effort.” "This study presents us with a great opportunity to investigate flood risk and to... Read more →


CNB Business News: Philadelphia Area Restaurants Offer Special Menus for Christmas and New Year's Holidays

CNBNews graphic files CHRISTMAS DINING IN DECEMBER - SPECIAL 1) Dine-in Caffe Aldo Lamberti Christmas Eve Dinner 2011 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ, 08002 Caffelamberti.com (856) 663-1747 During the month of December, get into the holiday spirit as carolers stroll from table to table filling the Caffe with the sounds of Christmas. Performers are from the Cherry Hill High School East and West Choral Music Programs (Friday, Saturdays and Sundays only) FEAST OF SEVEN FISHES 2) Take-out SliCE Pizza of the Seven Fishes Italian Market and City-wide delivery: 1180 S. 10th St., (215) 463-0868 Washington Twp: 137 Egg Harbor Rd, (856) 302 5099 From December 1 to Christmas Eve Open on Christmas Eve Day and until early evening Closed all locations for Christmas www.slicepa.com Marlo and Jason Dilks of SliCE announce the return of their annual holiday pie, Pizza of the 7 Fishes. This special seasonal pizza is inspired... Read more →


A Single Shot of a Very Old Cancer Drug Used for Treatment of Prostate Cancer Cost $38,398

Arthur Allen October 26, 2022 Dr. Josie Tenore and Paul Hinds were introduced by a mutual friend in 2017 and hadn’t been going out long when she laid down the law: He had to get a physical. “I don’t date people who don’t take care of their health,” said Tenore, who practices cosmetic dermatology and functional medicine in suburban Chicago. One of Hinds’ summer blood tests came back with an alarming result: His prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, level was very high. A biopsy confirmed he had advanced prostate cancer. There aren’t a lot of comfortable alternatives for treating prostate cancer, which generally progresses as long as testosterone levels remain high. Marijuana appears to lower testosterone levels, so after his diagnosis, Paul dosed a liquid form of cannabis for several weeks. That cut his PSA in half, but Hinds, a cybersecurity expert who likes yoga and bicycling, “was stoned out of... Read more →


CNB Medical News: An Indiana Boy Receives the Best Gift -- A New Heart

This Month He Will Enjoy the Season’s Sights and Sounds Thanks to the Selfless Gift He Received December 1, 2022 -- December is the month when many focus on gifts. For an Indiana transplant family, December is the month to celebrate the ultimate gift -- the gift of life. The Austin Family is stepping into December thinking about a very special Thanksgiving seven years ago spent inpatient when they received that most special gift. This year, their now 11-year-old can enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season thanks to receiving a new heart … and a second chance at life. In 2010, Ashley and Chris Austin were thrilled to find out they were pregnant with their second child. Their oldest son, Grady, was excited to meet his new sister or brother. Cohen arrived in July 2011. Even though Ashley and Chris were unaware at the time, Cohen was... Read more →


U.S. Agencies Deport Illegal Immigrants Living in New Jersey Convicted of Sexual Felonies; Many Are Repeat Offenders

NEWARK, NJ (December 6, 2022)(CNBNewsnet) — Deportation officers with United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Newark field office apprehended three unlawfully present noncitizens convicted of sex offenses during a nationwide enforcement action from Oct. 22 through Nov. 4. ERO’s law enforcement action resulted in a total of 138 arrests nationally, including some people who were previously ordered removed from the U.S. but failed to depart. This enforcement operation was implemented to address unlawfully present noncitizens convicted of sex offenses. Cases amenable to federal criminal prosecution may be presented to the appropriate U.S. attorney’s office. “Removing noncitizen sexual perpetrators from the U.S. is an essential part of the community safety ERO provides,” said John Tsoukaris, field office director of the ERO Newark field office. “The brave women and men who carried out these arrests are to be commended for their efforts on behalf of innocent... Read more →


Rowan's Chad Yates PhillySIDA Academic All-Area Men’s Soccer Performer of the Year

PHILADELPHIA – Rowan senior Chad Yates has been named the 2022 PhillySIDA Academic All-Area Men’s Soccer Performer of the Year and heads the 13-member Academic All-Area Team, which is voted on by the sports information offices from 30 institutions in the Philadelphia area. Yates (Sewell, NJ/Washington Twp.) was the leader for the Profs, who won their first NJAC Championship since 2003, and made their third straight appearance in the NCAA Division III Championship, advancing to the second round. He was named to the 2022 United Soccer Coaches All-Region IV First Team as he topped Rowan with a career-high 14 goals this season as well as six assists. The midfielder had at least one point in 14 of 23 matches and tallied seven game-winning goals. Yates was selected as the 2022 NJAC Pat Baldiserra Midfielder of the Year, becoming the first-ever Prof to earn the award. He is a three-time selection... Read more →


CELEBRATE HISTORIC HOLIDAYS IN OLD CITY DISTRICT

PHILADELPHIA, PA -- Celebrate the season in America’s most historic square mile with Historic Holidays in Old City! Festivities run all the way through New Year's Day in Old City District, with something for everyone on Santa's list. The Old City Holiday Shopping Pass is back and brings with it special offers and deals at more than 40 shops, restaurants, museums and attractions. Plus, shoppers can enter to win prize packs and $500 in gift cards. The Old City Shopping Stroll returns Wednesday, December 14th, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Participating stories will extend their hours and shoppers will receive a free Old City tote bag with any purchase, while supplies last. After shopping, Arch Street Meeting House will offer a holiday movie from 7-8:30pm, with a suggested donation of $5. Old City bakeries and sweet shops like Franklin Fountain, Shane's Candy and Oui Pastry serve up special seasonal sweets and... Read more →


The DNREC Announcement: LaVida Hospitality Will Not Proceed With Cape Henlopen State Park Restaurant Proposal

DOVER DELAWARE --The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and La Vida Hospitality have mutually decided not to move forward at this time with a proposed restaurant for Cape Henlopen State Park, DNREC Division of Parks and Recreation Director Ray Bivens announced during a public meeting about the project Monday evening at Cape Henlopen High School. DNREC awarded La Vida Hospitality LLC a publicly bid one-year contract in April to manage the existing main beach food concession while both parties conducted due diligence on La Vida’s proposal to extend the contract and build a restaurant at the park’s main beach area. DNREC determined that the necessary environmental review and contract negotiation could not be completed by the contract’s expiration date of Dec. 31 and with La Vida Hospitality LLC in agreement, has chosen to the end the project. The proposed restaurant came from a request for proposal (RFP)... Read more →


Ceremony at Battleship New Jersey to Honor Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

CAMDEN CITY, NJ--December 6, 2022)--The Camden County Board of Commissioners will join the Office of Veterans Affairs, members of the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners, and local veterans on Wednesday, December 7, at the Battleship New Jersey, 100 Clinton Street, Camden City to honor the anniversary of Pearl Harbor. Starting time 10 AM. Wednesday marks the 81st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, a military base on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Within just two hours, 18 US warships had been sunk or damaged, 188 aircrafts were destroyed and 2,403 American servicemen and women were killed. The attack marked the beginning of the United States involvement in World War II. “This day is meant to honor the survivors of that event, as well as pay tribute to all veterans who lost their lives for this country,” said Commissioner Melinda Kane, liaison to the Camden County Office of Veterans Affairs.... Read more →


Margaret M. Keel “Peg" former Respiratory Therapist and Home Health Aide

Margaret M. Keel “Peg” passed away peacefully on November 29, 2022. Peg went to be with her Lord Jesus at the age of 82. She is survived by her daughters, Cheryl and Pam; grandchildren: John, Jennifer, Michael, Jessica, and Joshua; great grandchildren: Danielle, Savanna, Adrean, Summer, Gabriel, Lily, Kamrin, Hunter, Mia, Dominic, and Lilliana; and great great grandson Miles. She is also lovingly remembered by her friends and family. Peg was predeceased by her loving husband, George, of 33 years, and by her grandsons, Daniel and Jason. Peg was a long time member of Audubon Methodist Church. She was a former Respiratory Therapist and Home Health Aide. Peg was a faithful, humble, loving, caring, kind, and giving woman with a heart of gold and such a sweet spirit. A memorial gathering and celebration of life is planned for Monday, December 19th, 12:30 PM at Audubon Methodist Church, 314 W. Graisbury... Read more →