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January 2018

Federal Prosecutors Will Drop Bribery Case Against NJ Senator Bob Menendez

TRENTON, N.J. — Federal prosecutors said Wednesday they would drop their bribery case against U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, days after a judge acquitted the New Jersey Democrat of several charges. Prosecutors, citing the judge's decision, said they would move to dismiss the grand jury indictment of Menendez and his co-defendant, Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgen. Read more →

First NJ Flu Death This Season is a 4-Year-Old Girl

Officials have confirmed that a 4-year-old girl was the first flu-related death in New Jersey this season, which some experts believe could be one of the worst on record. The girl, who lived in Central Jersey, died in December and had not been vaccinated, according to Dawn Thomas, spokeswoman for the state Department of Health. Read more →

Eagles Player Invites Released Killer to Super Bowl

As a 45-year-old recently released convicted murderer, Kempis Songster is not the most obvious choice to be a guest at the Super Bowl, where A-list celebrities and VIPs rub shoulders with fans paying up to $3,000 a ticket. ... up to $3,000 a ticket. But when Philadelphia Eagles veteran Malcolm Jenkins was granted two tickets following his nomination for the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, he had little... Read more →

HELP WANTED: Warehouse Worker, $17.90 Hourly

Gloucester City News blog files McLane Company, Inc Gloucester City, NJ 08030 USA Compensation $17.90 Hourly Warehouse- McLane Company Our warehouse teammates have energy, enthusiasm and a passion to problem-solve and we're looking for more of it. Are you looking for a fast-paced job and a great team with an industry leader? McLane Company's foodservice distribution center in Burlington is looking for qualified candidates to join our warehouse team. Apply now and ROLL WITH US. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING: ? This position is responsible for selecting product and loading trucks (i.e., moving product between the loading dock and the warehouse... Read more →

NJ Students Named to Hartford University Dean's List

WEST HARTFORD, CT (01/30/2018)-- CORRECTION of a recent Dean's List story that included some incorrect student names and did not include first-year students who made our Dean's List. The University of Hartford is pleased to announce the following students have been named to the Dean's List for Fall 2017. Katarina Konefsky of Cherry Hill (08003) Louis Whitney of Edgewater Park (08010) Sarah Dellorco of Haddonfield (08033) Karl Rohrbach of Lumberton (08048) Alexandra McNamara of Marlton (08053) William Phillips of Marmora (08223) Nathaniel Cromie of Medford (08055) Kayla Marcucci of North Cape May (08204) Victoria Adriano of Sewell (08080) Nicolette Barranger... Read more →

Winslow Township Man Charged with Killing his Aunt

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, NJ--Shane Whipple, 27, of Berlin (Winslow Township) was charged with killing his aunt, Jennifer Whipple, whom he had been living with for more than a year. Jennifer Whipple’s father called Winslow Township Police on January 27, 2018 and requested officers perform a well-being check on her at her residence in the Taylor Woods Apartment complex. The request came when Jennifer’s father had been unable to reach his daughter for almost two days after he spoke with her Thursday evening about a fight that occurred between her and Shane Whipple earlier that day. When officers arrived at Jennifer Whipple’s... Read more →

Slim Randles Home Country: New Year's Resolutions

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet There’s nothing like New Year’s Resolution to make a guy feel completely inadequate, thought Doc as he sat and sipped coffee at the philosophy counter of the Mule Barn truck stop’s coffee shop. In other words, thinking central. He happened to mention this to Steve, sitting on his left. Steve shoved his hat back and looked at his dear friend. “Now Doc,” he said, “I don’t think you should talk that way. You see, the guys and I think you’re about the most adequate fella we know. Why, some of us are still here because of... Read more →


Health officials confirmed that the flu was the cause of death for a 4-year-old girl, making her the first New Jerseyan to lose her life to the illness this winter, NJ.com reports. The girl, who lived in Central Jersey, had not been vaccinated, officials said. The state has seen more than 4,000 cases of the flu this season, with more than 1,000 new cases in the last two weeks, according to the Health Department. MERYL STREEP, STEVIE VAN ZANDT VOTED INTO NJ HALL OF FAME Actress Meryl Streep, musician Stevie Van Zandt and author Harlan Coben are among the 16... Read more →

Statement from HHS Secretary Azar on President Trump’s State of the Union Address

WASHINGTON, DC (January 31, 2018)--On Tuesday, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address: “I commend President Trump for delivering a speech that celebrated the economic boom we have seen under his leadership, which has brought new opportunity and prosperity to the American people. A healthier economy means a healthier America, and we look forward to more such success in the coming year, including through reforms to make healthcare more affordable and accessible for all Americans. “The President also deserves tremendous credit for his leadership in addressing the... Read more →


MAYS LANDING – A Pleasantville man is charged with multiple counts in connection with the sexual assaults of two children, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Sherron Scott, 32, of Pleasantville, New Jersey was arrested on Friday by members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, Special Victim’s Unit and Egg Harbor Township Police for sexually assaulting two minor children. Scott was charged with three Counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault, two Counts of Sexual Assault and two Counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Detectives from the Prosecutor’s Office Special Victim’s Unit arrested Scott after a several month long... Read more →

DuPont Experimental Station Cited for Hazardous Waste Violations; Fined $53,600

DOVER, DELAWARE (Jan. 30, 2018) – Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has issued a Notice of Administrative Penalty and Secretary’s Order to the DuPont Experimental Station for violations of Delaware’s laws and regulations governing hazardous waste, with DuPont ordered to pay a penalty of $53,600 along with $3,350 in cost recovery for the Department’s investigation. DuPont operates the Experimental Station, a research and development facility, at 200 Powder Mill Road in Wilmington. Components of the facility include a hazardous waste incinerator and hazardous waste storage pads. As a result of its operations, the DuPont... Read more →

NJ Residents Among Muhlenberg College Dean's List for Fall 2017

ALLENTOWN, PA (01/29/2018)-- Muhlenberg College students with a term GPA of 3.50 or higher were recognized for their academic achievement and named to Dean's List for Fall 2017. Local students receiving this recognition include: Shannon Beachem of Wall Township Lior Algrably of Cherry Hill Sarah Vetesi of Cherry Hill Isabel Kaufman of Cherry Hill Aaron Zucker of Cherry Hill Samuel Amon of Cherry Hill Sarah Evenosky of Cherry Hill Shari Bodofsky of Cherry Hill Ashley Hiester of Atco Kayleigh Scott of Haddonfield Seth Krivchenia of Cherry Hill Julia Weikart of Haddon Heights Emily Davidson of Voorhees Samantha Shera of Voorhees... Read more →

A Road Trip to the Super Bowl Would Be Expensive

A road trip to the Twin Cities for this weekend's Super Bowl will cost you. ... and Philadelphia Eagles will play in the Super Bowl on Sunday. "You say, 'Hey, we're here in Wisconsin. There's a Super Bowl five hours away,'" Lamoreaux said. Why not grab a few buddies, pile into a car and head ... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: ICE is at Super Bowl 52

Why is HSI at the Super Bowl? As the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles prepare to battle for the right to hoist the Vince Lombardi trophy as Super Bowl LII champions, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) will be playing its best defense to protect the thousands of fans who will be in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for the biggest sporting event of the year. HSI has been a constant presence at the Super Bowl for many years, having formed an effective partnership with the National Football League. This year, led by St. Paul Special Agent in... Read more →

NIH launches partnership to improve success of clinical trials for patients with Parkinson’s disease

The National Institutes of Health is teaming with government, biopharmaceutical, life science and non-profit organizations to overcome obstacles and increase success for advancing promising treatments for Parkinson’s disease (PD). Part of the NIH Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP), AMP PD will focus on identifying and validating promising markers of disease called biomarkers that may be useful in tracking the progression of PD and could serve as biological targets for the development of new drugs. “Advancing treatments for Parkinson’s disease is hampered by insufficient understanding of biological networks; drugs aimed at seemingly promising therapeutic targets fail in clinical trials,” said NIH Director... Read more →

Political Consultant Admits Wire Fraud Scheme

NEWARK, N.J. – A political consultant from Essex County, New Jersey, today admitted her role in a fraud scheme related to contracts with the Newark Watershed Development Corp. (NWCDC) and kickbacks to officials there, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Dianthe Martinez Brooks, 42, of West Orange, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Jose L. Linares in Newark federal court to an information charging her with one count of wire fraud. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: Martinez Brooks was the owner and proprietor of a consulting company called DMart127 LLC, which provided... Read more →


The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, the Smithsonian Affiliate in Miami, announces the appointment of the museum’s new Director of Development, Natasha D’Souza, a renowned development expert with more than 15 years of fundraising leadership experience and a portfolio that exceeds $7 million in annual giving. D’Souza joins the museum after serving as Associate Director of Development at United Way of Miami-Dade and previously leading some of Miami’s most prominent non-profits and community organizations. In her new role at the Frost Art Museum FIU, she will be responsible for developing and implementing the annual fundraising... Read more →


MAYS LANDING – An Atlantic County Grand Jury returned an indictment against an Egg Harbor Township man on multiple drug charges including possession of approximately three kilograms of heroin and also maintaining and operating a drug production facility, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. photo Ismael Martinez On January 24, 2018, an Atlantic County Grand Jury returned an eight count indictment against Ismael Martinez, 33, of Egg Harbor Township, for the possession of CDS with the intent to distribute and the maintenance and operation of a CDS facility located at Clayton Mill Apartments in Absecon. Martinez is indicted on... Read more →

New York Man Arrested For Role In ‘Shotgun’ Loan Scheme

NEWARK, N.J. – A Bronx, New York, man is charged with carrying out a scheme to use bogus information and simultaneous loan applications at multiple banks to fraudulently obtain home equity lines of credit, a practice known as “shotgunning,” U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. Saoud “Sam” Rihan, 57, was arrested Jan. 28, 2018 and charged by complaint with one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud. He is scheduled to appear this afternoon before U.S. Magistrate Judge Cathy L. Waldor in Newark federal court. According to the complaint: Rihan was a business partner of Simon Curanaj, 63, of Yonkers,... Read more →


Southern Long Beach Island project area (photo provided) TRENTON - The Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Coastal Engineering has launched a major project utilizing sand dredged to create a safe boat channel for Little Egg Inlet to repair beaches and dunes on southern Long Beach Island that have sustained significant erosion from storms. "This project is designed to have the multiple benefits of restoring beaches that are economically vital for shore tourism and storm protection while making it safe for boaters to again use Little Egg Inlet," said David Rosenblatt, DEP's Assistant Commissioner for Engineering and Construction. "We look... Read more →

LadyLions Coughlin drops 21 2nd half points

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Janaury 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The Gloucester City High School girls posted a 45 - 37 win over visiting Wildwood tonight as the Lions Senior Kylar Coughlin poured in 21 second half points while Freshman Allyson Velez added 11 of her 15 points in the first half. Photo Courtesy of Bruce Darrow Pictured Below - Allyson Velez looks to Kylar Coughlin Kylar Coughlin drains a 3 pointer Read more →

CNB Cheers and Jeers Dec. 2017 and Jan. 2018

UPDATED: William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet CHEER-Gloucester City, N.J. is celebrating its 150th anniversary of its incorporation this year. The city was founded in 1623 and was incorporated in 1868.Gloucester City is said to be the eight oldest community in the United States. It is rich with a historical heritage that is unmatched by any other place of its size in the nation. In 1776, the town hosted General Lafayette, and other notables of the Revolutionary War, during the famous "Battle of Gloucester." In 1773, Betsy Griscom was married to Gloucesterite, John Ross, at Huggs Tavern. Thus became the... Read more →

NJ Residents Named to Norwich University Dean's List

NORTHFIELD, Vt. (Grassroots Newswire) January 30, 2018 – The following students from your readership area have been recognized on the dean’s list at Norwich University for the fall 2018 semester: * Madison Laura Miller, Deptford (08096) * Billy Dexter Vick, Sewell (08080) Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in Baccalaureate and Graduate Degrees. Norwich University was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army and is the oldest private military college... Read more →

NJ SIERRA CLUB: DEP LBI Dredging Dune Plan Will Not Work and Make Things Worse

Jeff Tittel, Director\New Jersey Sierra Club The Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Coastal Engineering has launched a major project utilizing sand dredged to create a safe boat channel for Little Egg Inlet to repair beaches and dunes on southern Long Beach Island that have sustained significant erosion from storms. Oak Brook, Ill.-based Great Lakes Dock and Dredge Co. on Jan. 18 launched the $18.4 million project that is utilizing sand from the southern portion of the inlet to repair beaches and dunes in Holgate and Beach Haven. The inlet is a major thoroughfare for recreational and commercial fishing boats... Read more →


Former Gov. Chris Christie made his debut as an ABC News contributor this morning with an appearance on “Good Morning America” in which he talked about the abrupt departure of the deputy director of the FBI and what he expects to hear in tonight’s State of the Union address. FRELINGHUYSEN SAYS HE WON’T SEEK RE-ELECTION U.S. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, a 12-term Republican congressman from Harding Township, announced on Monday that he will not seek re-election, Politico.com reports. Frelinghuysen, chairman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, is the second Republican congressman from New Jersey to announce his retirement, joining Frank LoBiondo,... Read more →


Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a demand that Catholic hospitals be made illegal: An editorial in today’s New York Times posits a conflict between religion and healthcare, abortion being the main focus. “Freedom of religion is essential—and so is access to health care,” it says. It should have stopped there. Instead, the editorial says that “Current law tries to accommodate both, but the far right has stirred unfounded fears that religion (and Christianity in particular) is under assault, and that people of faith are in danger of being forced to do things they find morally objectionable.” The far-right... Read more →

NJ Residents Among Those Named to Dean's List At Alvernia University

READING, PA (01/29/2018)-- The following students have been named to Alvernia University's Dean's List for the fall 2017 semester. To be eligible for the Dean's List, students must carry a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and take a minimum of 12 credits. Ryan Aleszczyk of Merchantville, N.J. (08109), studied Sport Management as a Senior in the fall and is a graduate of Paul VI High School Sinead Bauer of Delran, N.J. (08075), studied Occupational Therapy as a Freshman in the fall and is a graduate of Delran High School Samantha Burns of Cinnaminson, N.J. (08077), studied Occupational Therapy as... Read more →

Obituary: Russell (Moose) D. Cogill III of Gloucester City

On January 24, 2018, of Gloucester City, NJ, age 38. He is the beloved son of Pamela and Russell D. Cogill, Jr., loving father of Russell D. Cogill, IV and Cheyanne McGinness, dear brother of Joseph Cogill (Mary Beth) and beloved uncle of Stella Mary. Russell’s funeral services, under the direction of the Etherington-Creran Funeral Home, 700 Powell Street, Gloucester City will be private and held at the convenience of his family. Read more →

Atlantic City Electric Sending Crews to Help Restore Power in Puerto Rico

Mutual Assistance Response from Exelon Utilities Will Accelerate Power Restoration Efforts MAYS LANDING, NJ (January 29, 2018) – Atlantic City Electric is sending crews, equipment and expertise, adding even more resources to help restore power in Puerto Rico as part of ongoing response efforts in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Atlantic City Electric joins with its Exelon sister utilities – BGE, ComEd, Delmarva Power, PECO and Pepco – to help repair the local electric system and restore service to customers on the island. Atlantic City Electric employees will leave for Puerto Rico in early February. Trucks and other... Read more →

Pemberton National Guard Soldier Retires from Military Service

LATHAM, NY (01/29/2018)-- Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the recent retirement of members of the New York Army National Guard, marking their end of service to community, state and nation as part of the Army National Guard. Staff Sergeant Michael Malave from Pemberton, N.J. and assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1-69th Infantry retired from the New York Army National Guard last month after some 20 years of military service. (image courtesy of Pinterest) Malave first entered the military in April 1997. "It is a bittersweet achievement, each time... Read more →

Haddonfield's Tirzah McMillan Named to Springfield College Dean's List

SPRINGFIELD, MA (01/29/2018)-- Springfield College Recognizes Dean's List Students for the 2017 Fall Semester. Springfield College has named Tirzah McMillan of Haddonfield, NJ (08033) to the dean's list for academic excellence for the fall 2017 term. McMillan is studying Communication/Sport Journalism. Criteria for selection to the dean's list requires that the student must have a minimum semester grade point average of 3.500 for the semester. Founded in 1885, Springfield College is known worldwide for the guiding principles of its Humanics philosophy-educating students in spirit, mind and body for leadership in service to others. With its foundation of academic excellence and... Read more →

Graduates of early childhood program show greater educational gains as adults

(JANUARY 29, 2018)--Students who participated in an intensive childhood education program from preschool to third grade were more likely to achieve an academic degree beyond high school, compared to a similar group that received other intervention services as children, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. Researchers led by Arthur Reynolds, Ph.D., at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, followed the 30-year progress of 989 children who attended the Child-Parent Centers (CPC) program in inner-city Chicago as preschoolers. Their findings appear in JAMA Pediatrics. “This study suggests that a high-quality, early childhood intervention program, especially one that... Read more →

CONSUMER ALERT: Rich Products Corporation, of Vineland Recalls Frozen Beef Meatball Items

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2018 – Rich Products Corporation, a Vineland, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,420 pounds of beef meatball products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The ready-to-eat (RTE) frozen beef meatball items were produced on Dec. 17, 2017. The following products are subject to recall: [View Label] 36-lb. cases containing six 6-lb. bags of “Member’s Mark Casa DI BERTACCHI ITALIAN STYLE BEEF MEATBALLS” with a “Best if Used By 17 DEC 2018” label and a lot code of 15507351 on the packaging. The products... Read more →

CNB CRIME: Generations of Philadelphia families are in prison together

As the bus rattled toward the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution-Graterford, Jorge Cintron Jr. could barely contain his excitement. Though the journey had been 14 hours, most of it in shackles, he wasn't close to tired. To the other weary inmates in mustard-yellow "D.O.C." jumpsuits, what loomed ahead was just another prison: same bars and barbed wire,… Read more →


PHILADELPHIA, PA (January 29, 2018)--The Dominican Friars of the Province of Saint Joseph will begin service at Saint Patrick Parish in Philadelphia on July 1st, 2018. The Dominicans, also known as the Order of Preachers, most recently served at Holy Name of Jesus Parish (Philadelphia) for nearly a century, leaving the Archdiocese in 1998. The friars also served on the faculty of La Salle University during that time. Staffing will initially consist of four friars: two of them will work in the parish as the pastor and parochial vicar, one of them will join the faculty of an Archdiocesan high... Read more →


Chris Martin CHERRY HILL, NJ (January 30, 2018)--The Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club has announced that Unsung Heroes Day will be Wednesday, February 7th at the Crowne Plaza, Route 70 and Cuthbert Blvd., Cherry Hill starting at 11:30 A.M. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED and may be made by calling Jack Mongulla, Vice President/Treasurer (856-461-8800), Bill Thomas (856-667-2442) or Bob DeLambily (856-858-0053).or emailing the Club at basketballclub@comcast.net. ​​​The Club will honor Jared Latene (Haddon Heights), Andrew Sims (Lenape), Myles Thompson(Camden), D’Andre Thurmond (Burlington City), Jawan Roane (Penns Grove) and Anthony Mitchell(Glassboro) at the luncheon. Chris Martin, Head Coach at Rowan College at... Read more →

Obituary | Thomas E. Fennimore of Glendora, formerly of Mt. Ephraim

Thomas E. Fennimore, on January 27, 2018, of Glendora, formerly of Mt. Ephraim. Age 64. Beloved father of Jessica and Stacey Fennimore. Step father of Michael Pennell. Loving grandfather of Kareem Jr., Braiden, and Angelo Simmons. Son of Doris and the late Earl. Faithful companion of his four legged friend Baxter. Thomas retired from Harcourt Publishing in Bellmawr. There will be a visitation on Thursday from 6pm to 8pm at the GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Interment private. Donations may be made to the Animal Welfare Association at 509 Centennial Blvd. Voorhees, NJ 08043. Read more →

Villas Resident Arrested for Allegedly Distributing Heroin; Unlawful Possession of a Weapon

Cape May Court House, New Jersey - Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Lower Township Police Chief William Mastriana announce the arrest of Richard Johnson, age 36, of the Villas section of Lower Township NJ for the distribution of a Heroin on January 25, 2018. This arrest was the conclusion of a cooperative investigation between the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office, Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Task Force and the Lower Township Police Department Detective Division. Richard Johnson was arrested on January 25, 2018, during the execution of a Court authorized search warrant at his residence on Rose Lane,... Read more →

Two Wildwood Crest Residents Arrested for Allegedly Selling Heroin

Cape May Court House, New Jersey (January 29, 2018)-- - Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Wildwood Crest Police Chief Joseph McGrath announce the arrest of two Wildwood Crest residents, Christopher Clegg, age 27 and Kelsey Hagerthey, age 23 for the distribution of Heroin on January 24, 2018. This arrest was the conclusion of a cooperative investigation between the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office, Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Task Force and the Wildwood Crest Police Department Detective Division. On January 24, 2018 with the assistance of the Cape May Regional SWAT team a Court authorized search warrant was... Read more →

Bookkeeper Indicted for Allegedly Stealing $109,000 from Hardware Supply Company

HAINESPORT, NJ (January 29, 2018)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced today that an employee in the billing department of a hardware supply company in Hainesport has been indicted on charges of stealing nearly $109,000 from the company over a 13-month period. Cortney R. Brucee, 32, of the 600 block of Francois Court in Burlington Township, was indicted on one count each of Elements of Computer Theft (Second Degree), Misapplication of Entrusted Property (Second Degree), and Theft by Deception (Second Degree). The indictment was returned on January 25 and signed by BCPO First Assistant Prosecutor Philip S. Aronow. An arraignment will... Read more →

EPA Expands Scope of Hudson River Cleanup Analysis

New York, NY (January 29, 2018) – Today, Region 2 of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it will evaluate, in close coordination with the State of New York, approximately 1,800 sediment samples taken in 2017 by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) from the Upper Hudson River. EPA also will continue efforts to complete the study of the Upper Hudson River and conduct supplemental studies of the Lower Hudson River. “While EPA, its partners, and the public continue to give serious attention to post-dredging recovery of the Upper Hudson, it’s imperative that we also expand... Read more →

*Benefits of Distant Tuition You Couldn't Think Of

CNBNews Staff To be or not to be, this is a question for many students, who consider the possibility of studying through distance learning. This article will reveal all the key issues of this matter. Over the years, distance learning in various forms helped realize the educational aspirations of students who could not or did not want to attend day internal classes. Students are often concerned about the choice of higher education through distant learning because they lack clarity about the pros and cons of this mode of study. It is a good idea to understand the advantages and disadvantages... Read more →

New Jersey Residents Among Students Named to University of Hartford Dean's List

WEST HARTFORD, CT (01/24/2018)-- The University of Hartford is pleased to announce the following students have been named to the Dean's List for Fall 2017. Alicia Morally of Cherry Hill 08002 Katarina Konefsky of Cherry Hill 08003 Nicole Kibbe of Delran 08075 Rose Finizio of Haddon Township 08107 Karl Rohrbach of Lumberton 08048 William Phillips of Marmora 08223 Johanna Owens of Medford 08055 Nathaniel Cromie of Medford 08055 Kollin Heyward of Mt. Laurel 08054 Kayla Marcucci of North Cape May 08204 Carl Straw of Shamong 08088 Destin Davis of Sicklerville 08081 Marlise Burtley of Sicklerville 08081 Audrey Morgan of Voorhees... Read more →

46 Year-Old Winslow Township Woman Found Dead; Authorities Investigating

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, NJ (January 29, 2018)--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Winslow Township Police Chief George Smith reported the body of a woman was discovered on January 27, 2018. Winslow Township Police responded to the Taylor Woods Apartment complex in Berlin Township for a requested wellness check on Jennifer Whipple Saturday evening. When officers arrived, they found the 46-year-old victim inside of her apartment unresponsive with signs of trauma to her body. She was pronounced deceased at the scene at approximately 9:00 p.m. The investigation into the incident is ongoing. No charges or arrests have been made at this... Read more →

Obituary | Carol Gorham of New Hampshire; formerly of Brooklawn, NJ

Carol Gorham on January 25, 2018 of New Hampshire; formerly of Brooklawn. Age 78. Beloved mother of Carol Wlodarczyk (Steve), Raymond Gorham, Jeanine Corey (Patrick) and Rayann Gorham. Loving grandmother of Carol Helveston, Steven Wlodarczyk, Raymond and Steven Gorham, Ryan McManus, Derik and Celso Santiago, Erin Foskitt, and Kaitlin Corey. Dear great grandmother of Jarid Stratton, Raymond, Brendan, Brady and Brayden Gorham, Connor and Robert Smierciak. There will be a visitation on Saturday, February 3rd from 1 pm to 3 pm at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial Service 3pm at the funeral home. Read more →


When President Donald Trump delivers his first State of the Union Address on Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Albio Sires of West New York will not be in attendance, NJ.com writes. "The congressman is not attending the State of the Union because many of his constituents are offended by the president's rhetoric and behavior," said Erica Daughtrey, a spokeswoman for Sires. Meanwhile, U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross of Camden and Analilia Mejia, executive director of the New Jersey working families alliance, wrote in a guest column on NJ.com that they intended to be in the audience for Trump’s speech. NJ JOINING NY, CONNECTICUT... Read more →

For Eagles and Super Bowl LII, it's already been a long, strange trip

PHILADELPHIA — The Eagles will step off a plane in Minneapolis Sunday afternoon, a mere 187 days removed from the start of their 2017 training camp. One-hundred-seventy days will have passed since their preseason opener, 139 days since their regular season began with a 30-17 victory over the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field. Read more →

NJ Sierra Club: Murphy is Helping New Jersey to Fight Climate Change

TRENTON, NJ (January 29, 2018)--Today Governor Murphy is signing an Executive Order to put New Jersey back into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). RGGI is a ten-state regional compact to reduce climate change, air pollution and fund clean energy projects. Governor Christie pulled us out of RGGI without consulting the Legislature in August of 2015. The other participating RGGI states are Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont. RGGI worked by helping to create almost 1,800 jobs and reducing pollution. New Jersey has missed out on over $100 million of RGGI funds and... Read more →

Rowan Captures the 2017-18 NJAC Men's Swimming & Diving Championship

EWING(January 27, 2018)—The Rowan University men’s swimming & diving team captured the 2017-18 New Jersey Athletic Conference Championship with a 167.5-132.5 road win at rival TCNJ on January 27. The victory gave the Profs their second straight conference title and their 15th overall since 1972-73. Due to the fact that the NJAC does not conduct a championship meet in the sport of men’s swimming & diving, the conference title is awarded to the team with the best record in conference dual-meet competition. Rowan claimed the league crown by going undefeated (4-0) in conference meets for the second straight season. The... Read more →

Rowan Claims the 2017-18 NJAC Women's Swimming & Diving Championship

EWING (January 27, 2018)—The Rowan University women’s swimming & diving team claimed the 2017-18 New Jersey Athletic Conference Championship with a 220-77 victory at rival TCNJ on January 27. The win gave the Profs their second straight conference title and their 11th overall in program history. Due to the fact that the NJAC does not conduct a championship meet in the sport of women’s swimming & diving, the conference title is awarded to the team with the best record in conference dual-meet competition. Rowan claimed the league crown by going undefeated (5-0) in conference meets for the second straight season.... Read more →