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March 2017

NJ News Commons: GOP REACH ACROSS AISLE TO WORK ON REFORMING SICK-DAY PAYOUTS

An analysis by NJ Spotlight has led to a bipartisan effort to reform New Jersey's flawed sick and vacation leave system, which has let public workers amass nearly $2 billion in unused sick and vacation days. Three Republican senators have reached out to Democrats in both houses and asked them... Read more →


Winslow Township Police Confiscate Narcotics, Guns and Currency in Raid

Winslow Township NJ (March 31, 2017)--Today, Friday, members of the Winslow Township Police Department Narcotics Unit with assistance from the Camden County Sheriffs Department SERT Team and CCPO Suburban Narcotics executed search warrants at 12 Medford Court and 4 Maureen Court, both in the Manor Hall Developments in the Sicklerville... Read more →


Catholic University Takes Double-Header Against Camden-Rutgers Softball

Box Score 1 | Box Score 2 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 30, 2017) – The Rutgers University-Camden softball team made the long trip to the nation's capital, but the Scarlet Raptors' offense took a detour here Thursday. Rutgers-Camden managed only two hits in each game as it lost a non-conference doubleheader... Read more →


Gloucester City Police Arrest Marlton Woman on Prostitution Charges and Narcotic Offenses

Gloucester City NJ (March 31, 2017)--Gloucester City police arrested a 26- year-old woman from Marlton on prostitution charges. According to police, the suspect arrested was Kathleen A. Brodzik (26), who is also known as “Jenny” and “Cherry”. She was also accused of several narcotic crimes. From the crime report, on... Read more →


Big first inning sparks FDU-Florham past Scarlet Raptors

Box Score MADISON, N.J. (March 30, 2017) – The Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham baseball team exploded for seven runs in the first inning here Thursday and went on to defeat Rutgers University-Camden, 10-5, in a game called after eight innings due to darkness. The Devils even their record at 5-5, while... Read more →


GTPD: Traffic Safety Advisory: Blackwood Kiwanis Parade Saturday April 1st 8AM  

The Gloucester Township Police Department (GTPD) released the following traffic alert for Saturday, April 1, 2017 On Saturday, April 1st, 2017, Blackwood Kiwanis Little League will be holding their annual opening day parade. The parade begins at 8:00 am in the Rite Aid parking lot on the Black Horse Pike... Read more →


Haddon Heights Programs is excited for the Spring Session to start on April 10th.

The community of Haddon Heights NJ released the following information about programs being offered to residents beginning April 10. We have many great classes for you to check out including options to get in shape, learn a new hobby, improve your nutrition and expand your investing knowledge, helping to care... Read more →


Gloucester City Police Arrest Building Contractor for Breaking Into an Vacant House

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (March 31, 2017)--Gloucester City police arrested a building contractor who was working on a Morris Street property for breaking into a nearby home. The contractor allegedly stole scrap metal from the vacant house. The police released the following statement regarding the incident. On March 29 at 3:51... Read more →


DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announces 2017 Delaware turkey hunting season dates

English: crop of File:Bgforhunting.jpg Taken by Dr. F Eugene Hester. Picture supplied by Fish and Wildlife Service Website. http://www.fws.gov/hunting/ (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Youth/disabled hunt day set for April 1; regular season to open April 8 DOVER (March 30, 2017) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today turkey hunting... Read more →


More of YOUR Money for Camden City; O'Donnell's New Owner; Hog & Bull to Become Liquor Store

Related CNB Tips and Snippets CNB Point of View William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet POLITICAL BOSS AND YOUR MONEY --More than $200 million worth of state tax breaks are headed to Camden City in the form of support for a new tower that will house the offices of George... Read more →


Dinner to Celebrate Polish Baseball and Softball and Kickoff the 2017 MLB Season

By Jacek Adamski | CNBNews Exclusive Al Moran (photo provided) LIVONIA, Mich.-- Plenty of surprises will be showcased during a sportsmen’s benefit dinner to celebrate the 2017 baseball season. The evening will also highlight the work of the Polish National Youth Baseball Foundation which supports baseball and softball in Poland.... Read more →


Liberal, conservative groups unite against Pennsylvania mandatory minimums

By Tyler Arnold / March 27, 2017 / WATCHDOG.ORG A bill to reintroduce mandatory minimums for drug offenses in Pennsylvania is receiving flak from the left and the right. Kevin Ring, president of Families Against Mandatory Minimums, told Watchdog that mandatory minimums are a “one size fits all” policy that... Read more →


Newark Parents Oppose Teachers Unions’ Motions to Dismiss LIFO Lawsuit

Oral arguments before a Mercer County Superior Court judge are scheduled for May 3 Trenton, New Jersey — Six Newark parents yesterday opposed motions to dismiss HG v. Harrington, the lawsuit they filed last November challenging the constitutionality of New Jersey’s quality-blind “last in, first out” (LIFO) teacher layoff law.... Read more →


EPA Secures Agreement for $14 Million Cleanup of Lead and Arsenic at the Gibbsboro Dump site

(New York, N.Y. – March 30, 2017) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a legal agreement with the Sherwin-Williams Company to clean up lead and arsenic contaminated soil and sediment at the Route 561 Dump site in Gibbsboro, N.J. The site is near a former paint manufacturing plant and... Read more →


Commentary: EPA's Clean-Up for Gibbsboro Should Go Further

NJ Sierra Club press release The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced an agreement with the Sherwin-Williams Company to clean up lead and arsenic contaminated soil and sediment at the Route 561 Dump site in Gibbsboro, N.J. The Route 561 Dump site includes businesses, a vacant lot, a small creek called... Read more →


CATHOLIC CHARITIES APPEAL TO HOST FIFTH ANNUAL NIGHT WITH THE PHILLIES

PHILADELPHIA PA--The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Catholic Charities Appeal (CCA) has partnered with the Philadelphia Phillies for the fifth consecutive year to host a night of family fun at Citizens Bank Park. A portion of the proceeds from each ticket purchased through a dedicated link will go directly to CCA. Wednesday,... Read more →


Commentary:Rollins College and Orlando Sentinel

Bill Donohue | The Catholic League March 30, 2017 Yesterday, I raised many questions about the account given by Rollins College officials in their handling of the dispute between Marshall Polston, the student who was suspended, and his professor, Areeje Zufari. Some of what I drew on came from a... Read more →


Cape May County Man Arrested for Unauthorized Practice of Psychology

press release COURT HOUSE - Cape May County Prosecutor Robert Taylor announces the arrest of Ronnie P. Erricson, 49, of Cape May Court House for the unauthorized practice of psychology. An investigation was initiated by members of the Cape May County Prosecutor's Office Economic Crimes Unit following the receipt of... Read more →


CNB June 2008 Archives: Gloucester City Business Association Meeting Minutes

published Monday, June 23, 2008 http://www.gcba.info/minutes.htm Minutes from May 27, 2008, Caps, 5;30 pm President Stallwood opened meeting No Secretary's Report. Will include in June General meeting. Treasurers Report- Current Balance $ 2094.32. Motion to accept, MacAdams. Second Berglund Special Event Updates- Catfish Tournament- Lower turnout than 2007. 29 boats... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: NEW JERSEY'S BEST TOWNS FOR FAMILIES

NJ Family has published its comprehensive collection of lists that break down some of the best New Jersey towns for families. The lists include considerations like education, affordability, crime rates, commute time, diversity and access to hospitals. This year, NJ Family also added high school performance rates and a special... Read more →


These NJ congressmen voted to allow internet companies to sell your private info

WASHINGTON, D.C. — New Jersey’s five Republican congressman have voted in favor of a resolution that allows internet providers to sell your browsing habits without your permission. The resolution overrides a rule that had been proposed by President Barack Obama that would have required providers to get your permission to... Read more →