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June 2018

Comcast: Service outage caused by a provider's cut fiber 

CNBNews graphics file PHILADELPHIA PA (June 29, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Comcast said Friday that there is an interruption of its internet, video and voice services, related to a cut fiber at one of the company's large network partners. “One of Comcast’s large backbone network partners had a fiber cut that we believe is also impacting other providers. It is currently affecting our business... Read more →


EPA Plans to Award $240,000 to Maryland for Water Quality Monitoring at Beaches  

CNBNews graphics file PHILADELPHIA (June 27, 2018) – As peak beach season arrives, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to award approximately $240,000 to Maryland to develop and implement beach monitoring and notification programs along Maryland’s shores. “Enjoying the beach is a quintessential pastime for Americans every summer,” said EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. “Through EPA’s BEACH grants, we are ensuring... Read more →


Maple Shade Police Issue No Parking/Road Detours for July 4th Parade/Fireworks on Saturday

CNBNews graphics file MAPLE SHADE NJ (JUNE 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnetThe Township of Maple Shade Civic Activities Committee will host the 4th of July Parade and Fireworks on Saturday June 30, 2018. Main Street , AKA County Route 537, will be closed for the parade from approx. 1100 AM to 300 PM. Front Street is the detour route. South Clinton Avenue between... Read more →


Obituary: Anna I. Steelman, 90, of Gloucester City

CNBNews graphics file GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (CNBNewsnet)--On June 21, 2018, (nee Fischer) of Gloucester City, NJ age 90. She was the beloved wife of the late Henry E. Steelman, Sr., loving mother of Henry E. Jr. (Hallie), Robert M. (Deborah), Patrick J. (Donna) and Kathleen Matkowski (John) and dear sister of Marie Vogel and the late Elizabeth Lange. She is... Read more →


Baltimore CBP Reports Nation’s First Encounter of a Wood-Boring Wasp Species

in Aluminum Coils from Greece BALTIMORE – The U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed today that a live wood-boring wasp that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists recently intercepted in Baltimore is the first time this specimen has been reported in the United States. Urocerus augur Klug (Siricidae) While inspecting a shipment of aluminum coils from Greece, CBP agriculture... Read more →


Senator Menendez Says No Vote on Supreme Court Nominee Until After November Election

CNBNews graphics file Over the course of the next several months I need you to join me in a fight against any extremist nominee to the Supreme Court. We should not vote on a Supreme Court nominee until the American people make their voices heard in the November election. This is the same rule and process Majority Leader McConnell insisted... Read more →


Congratulations to NJ Residents Who Recently Graduated From Loyola University Maryland

CNBNews graphics file BALTIMORE, MD (06/27/2018)-- Loyola University Maryland recognized the class of 2018 at its 166th Commencement Exercises on May 19, 2018. Alexander Akers of Sewell, received a BA degree in Classical Civ, Spanish Tyler Blessing of Moorestown, received a BSEI degree in Engineering Gianna Branella of Galloway, received a BS degree in Biology Hannah Brown of Cherry Hill,... Read more →


Free Performance of Disney's Little Mermaid at the Kimmel's Center Saturday at 2PM

Kimmel Center SATURDAY, JUNE 30 2PM ShowStoppers showcases high school students from Philadelphia, suburbs, and South Jersey The Kimmel Center ShowStoppers Summer Camp is a two week performing arts intensive for high school students in grades 7-12. This summer, 41 high school students from the tri-state area were selected to take part in this fast-paced program and were able to... Read more →


NJBIA: Budget Proposals with More Tax Increases Moving in Wrong Direction    

NJBIA President & CEO Michele N. Siekerka, Esq., issued the following statement Thursday regarding the FY2019 state budget negotiations. "Negotiations are clearly headed in the wrong direction. Instead of focusing on New Jersey's economic competitiveness and jobs, the Legislature is now poised to possibly vote on even more tax increases. "Lengthening the CBT surcharge to four years, extending the sales... Read more →


News from Norwich University

Local student receives diploma from Norwich University NORTHFIELD, Vt. (Grassroots Newswire) June 28, 2018 – Michael James Grandrimo of Sewell (08080) received a Bachelor of Science cum laude in Management with a minor in Entrepreneurship and a concentration in Financial Economics from Norwich University at the May 12 commencement ceremony held in NU’s Shapiro Field House. Norwich University graduated over... Read more →


Plot to Distribute 9 kilograms of Heroin, 50 pounds of Crystal Meth in NJ Exposed

TRENTON, N.J. (CNBNewsnet)(June 28, 2018)--– Two California men who were arrested in Mercer County, New Jersey, with over 50 pounds of crystal methamphetamine and nine kilograms of heroin appeared Wednesday in Trenton federal court, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced, following a following a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Newark investigation, which also included N.J. State... Read more →


N.J. Builder Relies on Time-Saving Precast Concrete Products

Millville, N.J. –Dan Bamdas appreciates efficiency. As a former lawyer turned builder, Bamdas looks for reliable products that help him save time and money on the creation of his spec homes. He’s found both in precast concrete products from Northeast Precast. “For a house we recently constructed in Short Hills, N.J. we saved at least six weeks of construction time... Read more →


NJDOT & USFWS open the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge Environmental Trail on Cedar Bonnet Island

Public access now permitted after completion of the environmental mitigation project CNBNews graphics file (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) today announced the opening of the first public access to the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge Environmental Trail on Cedar Bonnet Island. “This project is a... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Performing Tree Trimming to Keep the Lights on for Customers

photo provided Vegetation management crews work year-round to trim trees and remove vegetation along more than 1,800 miles of aerial electric lines as part of the energy company’s ongoing efforts to maintain safe, reliable service for customers. MAYS LANDING, N.J. (June 27, 2018) – Atlantic City Electric customers will benefit from a $26-million effort to trim trees and remove vegetation... Read more →


Ithaca College Congratulates May 2018 Graduates from New Jersey

ITHACA, NY (06/27/2018)-- Ithaca College congratulates all May 2018 graduates. Tyler Sapp of Columbus, NJ, graduatedMagna cum Laude with a BFA in Acting. Chris Kim of Sicklerville, NJ, graduatedCum Laude with a BA in Sociology. Samantha Considine of Monroeville, NJ, graduatedMagna cum Laude with a BM in Sound Recording Technology. Kelly Twardziak of Haddon Heights, NJ, graduatedCum Laude with a... Read more →


Heat-related health dangers for older adults soar during the summer

NIH tips help reduce risk of hyperthermia CNBNews graphics file (CNBNewsnet)(June 28, 2018)--As we age, our ability to adequately respond to summer heat can become a serious problem. Older people are at significant increased risk of heat-related illnesses, known collectively as hyperthermia, during the summer months. Hyperthermia can include heat stroke, heat edema (swelling in your ankles and feet when... Read more →


NJ Students named to Muhlenberg College Spring 2018 Dean's List

Muhlenberg College ALLENTOWN, PA (06/26/2018)-- Students with a term GPA of 3.50 or higher were recognized for their academic achievement and named to Dean's List for Spring 2018. The following local students were named to Muhlenberg College's Dean's List: Aaron Zucker of Cherry Hill Gwendolyn Wilkie of Moorestown Ashling Wahner of Bordentown Sarah Vetesi of Cherry Hill Jessica Szasz of... Read more →


TIPS FOR NEW ENTREPRENEURS

CNBNews graphics file (CNBNewsnet)June 29, 2018)--It can be daunting as a new entrepreneur to launch your first business as it is uncharted waters with a huge amount of responsibility. It is also a huge learning experience, which means that there is a lot of helpful advice that can be gleaned from more experienced entrepreneurs. This can be of huge help... Read more →


Pennsylvania Man Admits Three Armed Robberies In South Jersey

CNBNews graphics file CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (June 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)-– A Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, man today admitted committing three armed robberies in Salem, Ocean, and Cumberland counties in November 2017, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Jeffrey Edmonds, 45, pleaded guilty before Senior U.S. District Judge Jerome B. Simandle in Camden federal court to an information charging him with one count of... Read more →


Gloucester Township Food & Craft Beer Festival

image provided GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (June 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester Township is thrilled to host our first ever Food & Craft Beer Festival on September 9, 2018 along the Black Horse Pike in downtown Blackwood. Over 20 food trucks will serve up food and fun, rain or shine! Stop by the beer garden located at the Gloucester Township Library (15 S Black... Read more →


Passaic County Man Sentenced To 92 Months In Prison For String Of Bank Robberies

CNBNews graphics file TRENTON, N.J.(CNBNewsnet)(June 28, 2018)- – A Passaic, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 92 months in prison for robbing six banks in Hudson, Union, and Passaic counties in June and July of 2016, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Quentin Morales, a/k/a “Quinton Morales,” 27, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Peter G. Sheridan to an... Read more →


NJ Sierra Club: Jersey City Passes Plastic Bag Ban & Polystyrene Ban

CNBNews graphics file JERSEY CITY NJ (June 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Last night, the Jersey City Council unanimously passed an ordinance that will ban single use plastics, and non-degradable packaging, namely, polystyrene and polyvinyl chloride at food establishments. It prohibits retail establishments from providing any single-use, disposable plastic carryout bags to a customer at the check stand, cash register, point of sale, or... Read more →


John F. “Jack” Kopfle of Gloucester City; Worked As A Printer; Vietnam War Navy Veteran

John F. “Jack” Kopfle Gloucester City NJ (June 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) – Surrounded by his loving family, on June 27, 2018. Age 70. Loving husband of 48 years to the late Grace Kopfle (nee Tomlin). Loving father of John (Patricia), David (Melissa), Michael (Kelli) and Daniel (Nicole). Cherished grandfather to John Jr., Austin, Brandon, Nicholas, Chad, Collin and Carter. Adored son-in-law... Read more →


Maternity Nurse at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Recognized by NJBiz

Lourdes Mother/Baby nurse Helene Pietrangelo, RN, BSN (center), along with Tim and Gisell Cornish, and their daughter, Iliana. Helene was baby Iliana’s nurse after she was born and helped catch a rare heart anomaly that required the baby to have open heart surgery. Iliana is doing well today and her parents credit nurse Helene. CAMDEN CITY, NJ (JUNE 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)—Helene... Read more →


Crime Alert: Armed Robbery Pine Run Deli

photos provided GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (June 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The white male suspect, wearing an “Atco Dragway” hooded sweatshirt is captured on video approaching the Pine Run Deli on foot at 4:37 PM from the rear of the business. The suspect enters the store, covers his face with a bandana, removes a knife, and demands currency from the store clerk. He flees... Read more →