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March 2015

CNB CRIME: Willingboro Man Arrested for Alleged Sexual Assault of Teenager

Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Waterford Township Police Chief Daniel Cormaney reported a man has been arrested for the sexual assault of one teenage girl and the sexual contact of another in Waterford Township. Larry D. Holliday, 48, of Willingboro, is charged with one count of aggravated sexual assault, four counts of aggravated criminal sexual contact and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. The victims are both females who are... Read more →


CNB CRIME: Ari Lleshi of Pitman Pleas Guilty to Operating "Speed" Lab

WOODBURY NJ March 23, 2015--Ari Lleshi (DOB 8/21/89), of Pitman NJ pleaded guilty today to operating a methamphetamine production facility last year in a shed behind his parents’ Columbia Ave. home. LLeshi also admitted he was in possession of a hallucinogenic drug when stopped in a vehicle in Mantua Township NJ in March 2014 and acknowledged the two 2014 offenses violated the probation he’d been placed on in 2011 as a result of aggravated assault... Read more →


CNB HUNTING/FISHING NJ News: Trout Stocking Information

HIGHLIGHTS FOR 2015 The 2015 season is expected to provide the normally superb trout fishing opportunities New Jersey anglers have grown to expect and appreciate. The average size of the trout stocked is greater than 10.5 inches, and the Bonus Broodstock Lakes and the breeder stocking programs provide plenty of trophy size fish within a short drive from anywhere in the state. Although snow and ice may continue to blanket the northern portion of the... Read more →


Doctors Must Share Info With Patients About Potential Addictive Qualities of Medications

Dear Editor, As a New Jersey physician, I am dedicated to my patients and the health of our state. My top priority is the health and well-being of the residents of New Jersey. Over the past several years we have seen too many New Jersey families impacted by addiction – addiction to opiate pain killers, some of which were accessed from a friend or relative, and some of which were first introduced through a prescription... Read more →


Norcross Opposes Harmful Anti-Environment Bills

Washington, DC – Last week, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ01) voted to oppose two bills advanced by the Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives intended to restrict the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from doing its job of protecting public health and the environment. The two bills make disturbing changes to the EPA. H.R. 1030, titled the Secret Science Reform Act, restricts the EPA from using the best available scientific information when writing policy. As written, this... Read more →


DELAWARE: 2015 Mosquito Control season begins with spraying wooded wetlands

DOVER (March 23, 2015) – DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section begins its annual spring woodland-pool spraying today, treating wooded wetlands near select populated areas in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties. About 8,000 forested acres that produce large numbers of early season mosquitoes will be strategically sprayed to treat immature aquatic larval stages, using larvicides applied by helicopter and possibly aircraft. “The colder weather this year has somewhat delayed development of larvae for these species,” said... Read more →


Second Consecutive Year:

Kennedy Health Named Top Workplace

Voorhees, NJ -- Kennedy Health is pleased to announce that it has been selected for the second year in a row as one of the Philly.com Top Workplaces under the category of “Large Employers.” The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. Theemployee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 40 major publishing partners across the U.S.... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: After 16 years as Double-Dipper, New Jersey Cop Retires for Second Pension

(iStock photo) CASH GRAB: “A model originally designed for police and firefighters engage in arduous and dangerous physical activity has now evolved into a state-subsidized lifestyle choice for many public employees,” a study into New Jersey’s public pension program reports. By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog As New Jersey looks to fix a state pension system that’s billions in debt, Patrick J. Higgins and other double-dippers find new ways to squeeze it for every... Read more →


Another Legal Concealed Carrier Saves Lives in a Philadelphia Barber Shop

Concealed carrier saves lives at Falah Barber Shop in Philadelphia We don't know how many lives were saved but some probably were. A 40-year-old man began fighting with someone inside the Falah Barber Shop in Philadelphiane inside the Falah Barber Shop in Philadelphia just before 3 yesterday afternoon. When a barber asked the two to "chill out," according to a witness, the angry… Read more →


Obituary: Darlene A. Burkhardt, of Gloucester City

Darlene A. Burkhardt Age 66. Of Gloucester City. On March 21, 2015. Age 66, of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted mother to Louise Schultz, Bernadette Farley and Patricia Daly; 1 step daughter; 7 step- sons; grandmother of 9 including Nicholas and Michael Farley; 3 great grandchildren and 1 surviving sister. Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Friday, March 27th from 2 to 4:00 pm at Darlene’s residence. Condolences and Memories may be... Read more →


Gloucester City Police Department Responds to Seven Domestic Disputes, Six Motor Vehicle Accidents; Arrest Several on Bench Warrants

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ March 23, 2015-- The Gloucester City Police Department released the following Crime Report today, for the period of March 14 through March 20. 3/14/2015 12:10 pm An officer responded to Holt Logistics on N. King Street for an industrial accident. One employee was injured. 3/15/2015 7:03 pm Officers responded to a residence in the 100 block of Washington Avenue for a domestic dispute. One arrest was reported. 3/16/2015 8:00 am An officer... Read more →


Battle Over Dementia Drug Swap Has Big Stakes For Drugmakers, Consumers

By Julie Appleby March 19, 2015 Executives at drug company Actavis knew they had to move fast to avoid a plunge in sales of their top-selling drug, Namenda, a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease which would lose patent protection in July. When that happened, generic knockoffs would flood the market and doctors and pharmacists could switch patients to the lower-cost equivalents. Memantine image by Sbrools via wikimedia commons With $1.5 billion in annual sales at stake,... Read more →


Providing activities for senior parishioners

press release At the St. Peter’s Church Senior Ministry in Merchantville, the group of 20 begin the day reciting prayers next to a portrait of Pope John Paul II. It is not the profile of the 50ish young pope, standing and basking in the adulation of a huge throng. It is, instead, the pope struggling in old age in a public way, contributing to the image that later won him the accolade of “Saint.” He... Read more →


NJ State Police Colonel Fuentes Participates in the “2015 I-95 Challenge”

West Trenton, N.J. – Colonel Rick Fuentes will join the 14 State Police and Highway Patrol agencies, in addition to other local law enforcement agencies with jurisdiction along the Interstate 95 corridor, in an effort to decrease traffic crashes and the resulting injuries and deaths. The effort has been named the “I-95 Challenge” and is part of the International Association of Chiefs of Police’s (IACP) “Drive to Save Lives” campaign, which is a national effort... Read more →


LETTERS: Everyone Deserves the Opportunity to Live Healthy | cnbnews.net

Dear Editor: Several times each week I work with my local food pantry to help distribute food to those who can’t afford to put dinner on the table. I see single mothers, working families and the elderly struggling and I can’t help but question how we can make sure that everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food. That’s why I’m working with the American Heart Association on the NJ Healthy Corner Stores initiative which helps... Read more →


Andrew Kramer Sentenced to 10 Year Prison Term for Armed Home Invasion

WOODBURY NJ March 20, 2015--Andrew Kramer (DOB 7/27/90), of Deptford NJ was sentenced today (3/20) to 10 years in New Jersey state prison for his admitted home invasion armed robbery of a 69 year-old Mantua Township NJ woman who told the sentencing judge “when you have a gun pointed at you… it has an effect on you that just doesn’t leave.’ After Kramer tied her up, took her bank card and forced her to provide... Read more →


CNBNews Comics:

JEROME by Dave Wolfe

Vol. I No. 39 (March 22, 2015) Editors Note: Every Sunday morning at 7AM we will post a weekly comic strip provided by cartoonist Dave Wolfe, age 14. Dave has been drawing since he was 5 years old, he knew he wanted to be a cartoonist at the age of 8. He’s been distributing his comics in school since 3rd grade. (click on the image to enlarge) Related articles Things We Fully Support: City Paper's... Read more →


Obituary: Mrs. Catherine R. Anders of Gloucester City

On March 17, 2015, (nee McNutt) of Gloucester City, NJ, age 58. She was the loving and devoted wife of Robert L. Anders, beloved daughter of the late Jack & Pat McNutt, and dear sister of Patrick McNutt (Marie) and the late Jack McNutt. She is also survived by her nephews Jack and Matthew, niece Megan and uncle Joseph R. Murphy. Cath loved her husband, her family, children and life. She truly was a “caregiver”.... Read more →


Obituary: Mr. Thomas J. McDonnell of Gloucester City

On March 18, 2015, of Gloucester City, NJ, age 88. He was the beloved husband of the late Doris E. (nee Blow) and dear brother of Joseph B. McDonnell (Ginger), and the late Anne Manelski and Francis McDonnell. He is also survived by his loving caregivers Linda Baile and Hansen Burgesson and many loving nieces, nephews and dear friends. Tom was an active and devoted member of the Episcopal Church of the Ascension. He spent... Read more →


Villanova Hosts Old Dominion Sunday in WNIT

Wildcats and Lady Monarch Square Off at 2 PM March 21, 2015 All-Access | GameTracker | Notes VILLANOVA, Pa. - The Villanova Wildcats will host the Old Dominion Lady Monarchs in the second round of the WNIT on Sunday, March 22. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. Villanova enters play with a 20-13 overall record, while Old Dominion is 21-12 on the season. Villanova advanced to the second round with a 71-60 win over Maine... Read more →


Obituary: Matthew F. McGee Age 40 of Bellmawr.

On March 16, 2015. Age 40. Of Bellmawr. Survived by his children, Ryan McGee, Jason McGee, Carlei McGee and Nikki McGee; his parents, Francis L. McGee and Rebecca J. McGee (nee Stafford); his brother Kevin L. McGee (Kristina); 2 nieces and 1 nephew. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 1 to 1:30 PM at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church: 325 South White Horse Pike at Lafayette Rd., Audubon,... Read more →


Obituary | Antoinette "Toni" L. Veneziani of Bellmawr

Born: September 28, 1931 Died: March 20, 2015 Antoinette L. Veneziani “Toni” (nee Petrone), On March 20, of Bellmawr, formerly of Camden, age 83. Beloved wife for 61 years of Michael J. Veneziani. Devoted mother of Michael J. Veneziani, Esq. (Angela R.) and Richard Veneziani (Marleen). Loving grandmother of Michael A., Stephanie “Stevie” (fiancé David DiValerio), Lauren, Erika and Nicolas. Dear sister of Josephine Caramanna and the late Charles Petrone. There will be a viewing... Read more →


Norcross Announces $600k Federal Grant for Rowan Engineering Scholarships

Cherry Hill, NJ (March 20, 2015) – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross announced that Rowan University was awarded a $612,823 grant to provide 30 scholarships over the next 5 years to academically strong engineering students. Awarded by the National Science Foundation, an independent federal agency created and funded by Congress, the grant will fund Rowan’s “Scholarships to Enhance Southern New Jersey High-Tech Workforce” project, providing tuition assistance to outstanding students who may not otherwise be able... Read more →


DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter

March 9-15 Reminder for the week: Wildlife, fishing and boating area visitors asked to respect our natural resources DOVER (March 20, 2015) – To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Natural Resources Police officers between March 9-15 made 681 contacts with anglers, hunters, boaters and the general public, including 11 vessel... Read more →


NJ State Police Release Names of Victims involved in Fatal Atlantic City Expressway Crash | cnbnews

HAMILTON NJ--Friday, at approximately 1:29 p.m., New Jersey State Troopers responded to a serious crash on the westbound side of the Atlantic City Expressway, at milepost 20.4, Hamilton Township. Sean McBride, 35, of Egg Harbor Township, was driving a 2003 Jeep Liberty with passenger Gabrielle Lynnes, 31, of Marmora, N.J., when he lost control of the vehicle and subsequently crashed into a 2003 BMW that was stopped on the right shoulder. Scott Lerario, 38, of... Read more →


The Promise of Permeable Pavement

by Jeanna Henry Permeable pavement products can be used together with other green infrastructure. When it rains, or as snow and ice melt, I frequently notice streams of water running off of my lawn, onto the street, into the storm sewer, and ultimately to a local waterway. I’ve also noticed an increase in flooded roadways and neighborhoods in my area even after a moderate to heavy rain. Unfortunately, stormwater is not just a localized issue,... Read more →


WATCH: Gloucester Catholic v St. Aloysius 1964 Basketball Championship | cnbnews.net

Uploaded on Feb 4, 2012 The Rams rout St. Aloysius 73 to 51 for the 1964 state championship. GCHS ends the season as the number one ranked team in South Jersey. source: bdoc 1964 channel Read more →


Dr. John Murphy Succumbs, Former Gloucester City Resident, GCHS Alumnus Class of 64

Dr. John Murphy (photo provided) (CNBNews.net)--Dr. John Murphy, 68, of La Jolla, California, died suddenly Friday, March 13, 2015. John is a former resident of Gloucester City NJ, and a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School, Class of 1964. In high school “Murph" was a star basketball player. In 1964 he played on the team that won the state championship beating St. Aloysius 73-51. Gloucester Catholic High School ended that season as the number one... Read more →


Clark Students Are Winners in Statewide Middle School PSA Scriptwriting Contest

CLARK, NJ – Erin Heaning, Ryan Pittari, and Ryan Petela, students at Kumpf Middle School, were selected as statewide winners for their entry in the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s Annual Middle School PSA Challenge. As first place winners, their script was professionally produced and aired on television stations across New Jersey. The Middle School PSA Challenge encourages 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students across New Jersey to create a script for a 30... Read more →


"Hooked On Fishing - Not On Drugs" in New Jersey

Fishing is an activity that can be started at any age by any person regardless of gender, physical size or athletic ability. Fishing can also be enjoyed individually or with family and friends. A great way to introduce youth to fishing is through the "Hooked On Fishing - Not On Drugs" (HOFNOD) Program. "Hooked On Fishing - Not On Drugs" is a unique, nationally recognized program created by the Future Fisherman Foundation. In 2012, Governor... Read more →


FIRST WOODBRIDGE HOMES DEMOLISHED IN DEP'S BLUE ACRES PROGRAM

424 OFFERS ACCEPTED AND 280 CLOSINGS IN CONTINUING EFFORT TO MOVE HOMES FROM REPEATEDLY FLOODED AREAS TRENTON - The first Woodbridge demolitions in the post-Sandy Blue Acres residential property buyout program are occurring this week, marking another major milestone in the state's continuing efforts to move homeowners out of harm's way, the Department of Environmental Protection announced today. Demolitions in the township started last week when homes on Watson Avenue and Crampton Avenue, all of... Read more →


TWO ARRESTED ON PROSTITUTION CHARGES

Following execution of a search warrant at the Da Da Da Spa at 465 Woodbury-Glassboro Road in Mantua Township NJ late Wednesday (3/18), officers of the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office charged one woman with promoting prostitution and another with engaging in prostitution at the spa. Charged with promoting prostitution was Kyong Stolow (DOB 2/4/55), of the Woodbury-Glassboro road business address where she was arrested. Also arrested there and charged with engaging in prostitution was Esther... Read more →


Upstate trout season to open April 4 in six New Castle County streams

DOVER (March 19, 2015) – Delaware’s spring 2015 upstate trout season will open at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, April 4, DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife announced today. Portions of six designated trout streams in northern New Castle County – White Clay Creek, Christina Creek, Pike Creek, Beaver Run, Wilson Run and Mill Creek – will be stocked and ready with thousands of rainbow and brown trout, including some trophy-sized fish. The designated trout streams are... Read more →


DNREC YouTube Channel features new Delaware Climate Impact video

DOVER (March 19, 2015) – Delaware confronts climate change and faces the challenge of preparing for it in a new video airing this week on the DNREC YouTube Channel. Governor Jack Markell has made meeting the challenges of climate change in Delaware one of the top priorities of his administration. Under Gov. Markell’s leadership, and building on the best available science, the State of Delaware is working with federal agencies, conservation organizations, academic institutions, businesses,... Read more →


Obituary | Frank P. Menaquale of Bellmawr,

Frank P. Menaquale Sr., on March 18, 2015, of Bellmawr; formerly of Medford. Age 85. Beloved husband of the late Anna Jane Menaquale (nee Auletto). Devoted father of Dr. Mark R. Menaquale, Frank P. Menaquale Jr., Esq., and Guy D. Menaquale. Loving grandpop of Frank, Geena, and Julianna. Dear brother of the late Rosemarie “Tot” Grasso. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Mr. Menaquale proudly served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He... Read more →


Brooklawn Officers Revive Unconscious Female

BROOKLAWN NJ--(March 15, 2015)At approximately 5:12 PM, Brooklawn Police Officers were dispatched to the Metro Diner for a report of an unconscious female. The first arriving officer quickly determined that the female was unresponsive and was unable to detect a pulse. The officer radioed for additional support, an expedited response from Emergency Medical Services, and initiated cardio pulmonary resuscitation(CPR) efforts. Brooklawn Police Officers were quickly assisted by officers from the Mount Ephraim Police Department after... Read more →


CNB MEDICAL NEWS: Pollution Levels Linked to Stroke-Related Narrowing of Arteries

Newswise — Air pollution has been linked to a dangerous narrowing of neck arteries that occurs prior to strokes, according to researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center. The scientists analyzed medical test records for more than 300,000 people living in New York, New Jersey or Connecticut. They found that people living in zip codes with the highest average levels of fine-particulate-matter pollution were significantly more likely to show signs of narrowing (stenosis) in their internal... Read more →


Still Seeking Clues in Biggest Art Theft in U.S. History

Mar 17, 2015 02:00 PM The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is offering a $5 million reward in the case. It was 25 years ago, on March 18, 1990, that two men dressed as police officers gained access to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston and stole 13 objects valued at approximately $500 million. In addition to artwork by Degas and Rembrandt, they took a Vermeer painting that was one of only 36 in existence.... Read more →


Congressman Norcross’ Opening Statement: FY16 Budget Resolution Markup

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross joined his colleagues on the House Budget Committee to markup the FY 2016 Budget Resolution. During his opening statement, Congressman Norcross delivered the following remarks detailing his priorities for the budget: “In Congress we talk a lot about the American dream. The American promise, that if you work hard you can make a better life for yourself and your children. At the center of that... Read more →


Theresa McCullough Age 60. Of Williamstown Formerly of Bridgeton

On March 12, 2015. Loving daughter of the late Harvey and Rebecca McCullough. Dear Sister of Sandra, Gloria and Margo. Graveside Service Friday 2 pm officiated by Pastor Clarence Washington at Land of Canaan Cemetery: 674 South Fairview Road, Elk Township. (Section Martin Luther King) Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Theresa McCullough. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City, NJ. Phone: 856-456-1142 Read more →


CNB Medical News: Medications Used to Treat Diabetes May Trigger Heart Failure, Study Finds

Newswise — Toronto, ON (March 17, 2015) – A comprehensive study examining clinical trials of more than 95,000 patients has found that glucose or sugar-lowering medications prescribed to patients with diabetes may pose an increased risk for the development of heart failure in these patients. “Patients randomized to new or more intensive blood sugar-lowering drugs or strategies to manage diabetes showed an overall 14 per cent increased risk for heart failure,” says Dr. Jacob Udell,... Read more →


March 2-8:

Delaware Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter

Reminder for the week: Time for anglers to purchase 2015 fishing licenses DOVER (March 16, 2015) – To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Natural Resources Police officers between March 2-8 made 835 contacts with anglers, hunters, boaters and the general public, including one vessel boarding for boating safety and fishing... Read more →


NJDEP Division of Fish & Wildlife - Student Summer Programs at Sedge Island Center

The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife and its partners will be offering teenage students three exciting summer programs based at the Sedge Island Natural Resource Education Center, located within NJ's first Marine Conservation Zone. The facility is located just off Island Beach State Park in Barnegat Bay and provides a beautiful location for these unique, educational, fun and exciting experiences for teenage students. Sedge Island Fishing Experience — June 25-28, 2015 The NJ Division... Read more →


UPDATED:

Developing Story: Paris Avenue Car Accident

Related: Brooklawn Residents Upset with Boro Police Dept. BROOKLAWN NJ--Last night around 10:30 pm a car overturned after hitting several cars on Paris Avenue. We do not know at this time if anyone was hurt or how the accident happened. CNBNEWS asked Paris Avenue resident Scott Halliwell what happened, "A drunk neighbor hit a parked car, flipped her car and then landed on another parked car. She crawled out the back window and sat on... Read more →


Michael R. Sack Age 57. Of Blackwood.

On March 12, 2015. Age 57, of Blackwood, NJ. He was a former resident of the New Lisbon Developmental Center and the Constitution Group Home in Berlin. Michael is survived by his devoted mother, Kathryn Sack; Dear sisters, Tracy White, Audrey Shaw (Carl), Sandy Pertuit, Carolyn Sack-Zannoni; brothers, Walter and James Sack. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. Interment will be private in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Moorestown, NJ. Isaiah 40:31 But those who wait... Read more →


CNB CRIME: Ten Members and Associates of Decavalcante Organized Crime Family Arrested

NEWARK, NJ—Ten members and associates of the DeCavalcante organized crime family of La Cosa Nostra were arrested today and charged with various plots to commit murder, distribute drugs and run a prostitution business, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Charles Stango, 71, of Henderson, Nevada; Frank Nigro, 72, of Toms River, New Jersey; and Paul Colella, 68, of Toms River, were arrested this morning and charged by complaint for their roles in a plot to... Read more →


GCIT teacher charged with privacy invasion, endangering, misconduct

press release March 16, 2015 Adam L. Mayr (DOB 3/3/78), of Washington Twp., NJ has been arrested and charged with invasion of privacy, endangering the welfare of a child and official misconduct, all related to the creation of images of private areas of students at the Gloucester County Institute of technology in Deptford Township NJ without their knowledge. The GCIT administration became aware of the allegations Thursday (3/12) and notified law enforcement the same day.... Read more →


CNB Medical News: Risk Patterns Identified That Make People More Vulnerable to PTSD

Newswise — NEW YORK, NY – Researchers have built a new computational tool that identifies 800 different ways people are at increased risk for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), permitting for the first time a personalized prediction guide. Results from the study out of NYU Langone Medical Center are published online in the journal BMC Psychiatry. “Our study shows that high-risk individuals who have experienced a traumatic event can be identified less than two weeks after... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing News New Jersey: Claim Awarded Turkey Permits By Monday, March 23 Deadline

Claim Awarded Turkey Permits By Monday, March 23 Deadline March 16, 2015 Hunters who were awarded Spring Turkey Hunting Permits have until 11:59 p.m. on Monday, March 23 to claim their awarded permits. Those who applied for permits through the lottery should have received notification of their results in the lottery. The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife reminds applicants who did not receive an e-mail or postcard notification that they can check if they... Read more →


The world of a Catholic Charities case worker

DIOCESE OF CAMDEN PRESS RELEASE ATLANTIC CITY NJ--Diane Jannone sits beaming behind her desk at Catholic Charities’ Family and Community Services Center in Atlantic City. She has good reason to smile. Just last week she finished spending the last of $250,000 state housing grant — well before the March 31 deadline. But outside the world of social services, the weight of that accomplishment might seem a little opaque. To put it in perspective, these kinds... Read more →