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August 2018

Camden County Republicans Call for Resignation of Freeholder Candidate Vincent Squire

CNBNews graphics file CHERRY HILL – Camden County Republican Party (CCRP) officials, two weeks ago, asked one of their freeholder candidates, Vincent Squire, to sign a letter resigning from the ticket. He has refused, according to their press release. At issue, it was learned that Vincent Squire was not completely honest about his checkered past. The organization had taken Squire at his word when he acknowledged his past, paid for a crime he had committed nearly eight years ago, and turned it into a positive by doing volunteer work to prevent recidivism and volunteering with a prison ministry. According to... Read more →


Home Country: How Hot Was It?

image source courtesy of http://www.clipartpanda.com Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet The other night it was hot. Hot during the day, hot at night. Heat seems to define summer for us, in many ways. But in spite of that, after a day in the outdoors, we built a fire. A small fire. A "hat" fire, which mountain people define as one you can put in your hat. Why so small? Because it was hot and we didn't need the heat. Why the fire? Because we need the fire. It is the hearth. It is the touchstone to our past. It is a... Read more →


The First March for the State of Pennsylvania Composed by Lehigh Valley Musician

To be Performed by The Marine Band of Allentown image courtesy of http://www.allentownmarinebandinc.com ALLENTOWN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE) (August 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The first March ever composed for the state of Pennsylvania will be débuted by The Marine Band of Allentown under the direction of Tom Heinick during their last concert of the season on Sunday, September 16th at 3:00 PM. The inaugural performance of “The Pennsylvania March”, composed by Bethlehem, PA musician, Ron DeGrandis, will be performed in Allentown’s West Park, located on North 16th & West Turner Streets. The concert is free and open to the public. “The idea for The Pennsylvania March... Read more →


Gloucester City to Receive $850,000:

Murphy Administration announces $30.1 million for new Local Freight Impact Fund grants

New program funds improvements to heavy truck routes on local roads (Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced the first grants in the new Local Freight Impact Fund program totaling $30.1 million to help municipalities provide for the safe movement of large truck traffic. “New Jersey roads and bridges carry some of the heaviest amount of commercial truck traffic in the country every day,” NJDOT Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti said. “The Local Freight Impact Fund is an example of your gas tax dollars at work. The new program provides State funds to municipalities to make critical improvements... Read more →


Non-Profit Organization Delivers Toys for Young Patients at Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper

(Camden) -- Former NJ State Senator Raymond Lesniak and representatives from the non-profit organization Toys for Hospitalized Children visited Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper University Health Care to brighten the day of young patients with gifts of toys and music. Toys for Hospitalized Children is a non-profit organization founded in 1953 to bring smiles and healing to sick children. Since its inception in 1953, Toys for Hospitalized Children has brought smiles to 950,000 children in 150 hospitals in 10 states with gifts and toys. Each year, it distributes more than 20,000 toys and gifts at hospitals, institutions, and special needs... Read more →


Health & Wellness Expo with Dr. Oz at the Cherry Hill Mall

It was an afternoon of excitement on Saturday, August 25th, when famed health expert and TV star Dr. Oz came to the Cherry Hill Mall to speak before an audience of hundreds at his Health & Wellness Expo! Jefferson Health, the exclusive healthcare sponsor for the Cherry Hill Mall, was a presenting sponsor for the expo, which drew an enthusiastic crowd to the Mall’s center court. Sharing the stage with the personable Dr. Oz were two of our own Jefferson Health physicians, Dr. Kay Yoon-Flannery and Dr. Greg T aylor, who spoke on the topics of breast care (Dr. Yoon-Flannery)... Read more →


Lehigh University Welcomes NJ Residents to the Class of 2022

image courtesy of Pinterest BETHLEHEM, PA (08/27/2018)-- Lehigh University is thrilled to officially welcome the Class of 2022. The incoming class represents an accomplished, diverse group of students who hail from represent 44 U.S. states and 43 international countries and territories. Congratulations on your enrollment at Lehigh - we are proud to call you one of our own! Mia Poley of Belmar (07719) Isabella Cammisa of Cherry Hill (08003) Olivia Perrone of Berlin (08009) Alyssa Klinger of Burlington (08016) Caitlin Elizabeth Haas of Hainesport (08036) Jared Keim of Voorhees (08043) Elora Marvasi of Maple Shade (08052) Alexis Romeo of Maple... Read more →


Governor Wolf Announces PSSA Testing Reduction to Benefit Students

image provided Harrisburg, PA (August 2018)(CNBNewsnet)– Building on the historic investments in schools that have improved education in the commonwealth, Governor Tom Wolf joined Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera, advocates, and educators today to announce a significant reduction in standardized testing. The change to the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) will reduce the length of the tests by 20 percent in grades three through eight. “As I have traveled the commonwealth on the Schools That Teach tour, I have heard from parents, students and educators concerned about the amount of time devoted to taking standardized tests,” said Governor Wolf... Read more →


Opioid Crisis Illuminates the Need to See Pain Medicine Specialists

Newswise — CHICAGO – The opioid crisis has made physicians increasingly wary about prescribing the potentially addictive drugs to their patients in pain. But there is a silver lining – experts in pain medicine, such as physician anesthesiologists, can create individualized pain management plans that include alternatives to opioids that are not only safer, but often work better. “Opioids, or narcotics, can be helpful for short-term relief, but they are not a long-term solution for managing pain because of their many downsides, from significant side effects to a high risk of dependence or addiction,” said Greg L. Thompson, M.D., physician... Read more →


Silver Diner Celebrates Labor Day with Breakfast Car Show

photo provided CHERRY HILL, NJ (August 29, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)– Mark the unofficial end of summer in style at Silver Diner’s Labor Day Breakfast Car Show located at 2131 Route 38 in Cherry Hill, on Monday, September 3 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The show is open to all cars, trucks and corvettes of any year. Registration is from 8 to 10 a.m. and the first 200 cars to register will receive a free T-shirt. The show is free for attendees and DJ Frank Staff will be providing music. A $20 car entry fee is required the day of the show.... Read more →


Carve Wars is Coming to Atlantic City!

Atlantic City Seafood Festival, Bader Field EVENT DAYS: September 8th & 9th 2018 Carve Wars Tuckerton Seaport 2018 from Aerial Media Productions on Vimeo. See giant logs turned into works of art over a 2 day Chainsaw Carving Competition Atlantic City, New Jersey - August 26, 2018 (CNBNewsnet)-- Carve Wars is a traveling HIGH OCTANE chainsaw carving competition that showcases the excitement and wonder of this unique artistry to audiences around the country. The family-friendly event is coming to Atlantic City, Saturday and Sunday September 8th & 9th 2018. The event will feature meet & greet opportunities with artists, one... Read more →


Guest Opinion: BEWARE OF CALLS FOR GRAND JURY PROBES

(August 28, 2018)--Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on grand juries investigating sexual abuse: In the wake of the Pennsylvania grand jury investigation of the Catholic Church, many states are now weighing probes of their own. To cherry pick the Catholic Church is unjust: If the goal is to root out predators, then no institution, private or public, should be spared. But this is not the goal, which is why only the Church is under review. Consider some of the leading players behind this "Let's get the Church" effort. I know them well. Let's begin with the Pennsylvania grand jury... Read more →


The State of Business Gas Prices in 2018

CNBNewsnet (August 29, 2018)--2018 has been a troubling year for the UK's energy economy as big names such as British Gas are becoming an example for other large energy companies to employ successive prices increases. British Gas' movements have convinced other energy providers that an increase in price is attributable to the global economy. Though that might be true, it’s a much more compelling explanation that energy companies are making the most of what they can before the Domestic Gas and Electricity Bill makes a significant impact on their business tariffs as 2018ends. A race to increase prices Big name... Read more →


New Jersey Sierra Club Submits Comments on Hercules Inc.- Gibbstown Superfund Cleanup Plan  

GIBBSTOWN, NJ (August 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The New Jersey Sierra Club submitted comments to the EPA on the Hercules, Inc. Superfund Cleanup Plan in Gibbstown, New Jersey. The EPA is proposing a combination of excavation and treatment to address contamination to the soil, sediment and groundwater caused by previous chemical manufacturing operations at the site. Contaminates in groundwater include benzene, lead, and other organic compounds. Volatile organic compounds, heavy metals, and lead have contaminated the soil at the site as well. The current proposed plan represents EPA’s final remedy required for the site. The site encompasses an 80-acre former process area and... Read more →


Conservation Period for Participating Atlantic City Electric Energy Wise Rewards Customers

CNBNews graphics file MAYS LANDING, N.J. (August 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) – Atlantic City Electric customers participating in the company’s Energy Wise Rewards® Program, will have an opportunity to save energy and money by reducing their electric use on August 29 between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. An increased demand for electricity throughout the mid-Atlantic region is anticipated for Wednesday. While the region's power supply is expected to be sufficient to meet high demand, Atlantic City Electric customers are encouraged to conserve energy and save money during this conservation period. For participating customers, Atlantic City Electric will cycle air conditioners during this... Read more →


Governor Wolf to Launch First Statewide LGBTQ Affairs Commission

image provided Harrisburg, PA (August 2018)(CNBNewsnet)– Governor Tom Wolf today will sign an executive order creating the Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs, the only one in the nation. “The creation of the commission on LGBTQ Affairs is one step of many we have taken to ensure obstacles are removed for anyone who is facing an unfair disadvantage based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression,” Gov. Wolf said. “It’s a step we took together with our stakeholder and advocacy groups and one that those involved asked for – a commission to help coordinate and drive statewide equality efforts.” The 40-member... Read more →


MURPHY VETOES BILL THAT WOULD STRIP HIM OF AUTHORITY TO END TAX RECIPROCITY  

For decades, New Jersey and Pennsylvania have had an agreement that allows workers who cross the state border to pay personal income taxes where they live. The agreement can be ended by the governor of either state with 120 days notice. But the New Jersey Legislature wanted a role in any such decision and passed legislation in June requiring that it must approve any end to the agreement, NJ.com reports. But Gov. Phil Murphy vetoed the bill on Monday, saying it was more appropriate for the governor to have that power. LAWMAKERS APPROVE REVISED SCHOOL BOND ACT Members of the... Read more →


More patients survive sudden cardiac arrest with new EMS technique

\ Study funded by NIH showed a change in use of breathing tube can save more lives. Tuesday, August 28, 2018 UTHealth’s Henry Wang, M.D., displays a newer type of emergency breathing tube that could save thousands of lives. Rob Cahill, UTHealth A new study showed that a change in the type of breathing tube paramedics use to resuscitate patients with sudden cardiac arrest can significantly improve the odds of survival and save thousands of lives. More than 90 percent of Americans who experience sudden cardiac arrest die before, or soon after, reaching a hospital. “During resuscitation, opening the airway... Read more →


Mike Trout, Angels organization still reeling from death of Aaron Cox

The name on the back of Mike Trout’s jersey Friday night was not there Saturday or Sunday, but it will forever remain in the heart of the Angels center fielder. As a tribute to Aaron Cox, his 24-year-old brother-in-law who died Aug. 15, Trout wore “A. COX” on his No. 27 jersey. It was Trout’s way to honor a family member, his hunting, fishing, golfing and bowling buddy, and a fellow baseball player. Cox, the younger brother of Trout’s wife, Jessica Tara Cox, and until recently a pitching prospect in the Angels farm system, died from what a New Jersey... Read more →


OBITUARY: Charles Fooks of Deptford, formerly of Woodbury

CNBNews graphics file On August 22, 2018. Age 74. Of Deptford, formerly of Woodbury. Burial will be in Laurel Lawn Cemetery, Bridgeton. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Charles Fooks. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Ph: 856-456-1142 via www.mccannhealey.com Read more →


Former Nazi Labor Camp Guard Jakiw Palij Living in New York State Removed by ICE to Germany

WASHINGTON – Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi labor camp guard in German-occupied Poland and a postwar resident of Queens, New York, has been removed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to Germany, Attorney General Jeff Sessions of the U.S. Department of Justice, Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and ICE Deputy Director and Acting Director Ronald D. Vitiello announced today. ICE removed Palij based on an order of removal obtained by the Department of Justice in 2004. “The United States will never... Read more →


UPDATED: Coast Guard investigating Carnival Horizon Cruise Ship Accident in Manhattan

UPDATED... NEW YORK – The Coast Guard clears the Carnival Horizon to sail and continues to investigate an allision between the cruise ship and Pier 90 at the Manhattan Cruise Terminal, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector New York personnel conducted an extensive investigation and examinations on the ship and required multiple technical surveys to ensure it was safe to depart the Port of New York and New Jersey on Tuesday evening. An underwater hull survey and operations testing of essential equipment on the Carnival Horizon were completed, and the vessel is allowed to depart the Port of New York and New... Read more →


James "Al" Hudson, formerly of Gloucester City; WW II Navy Veteran; GHS Alumnus Class of 1944

CNBNews graphics file Age 91 of Fort Myers, Fla. passed away August 22, 2018. Al was born in Gloucester City on October 3, 1926. He was the son of the late Gustave and Ruth Hudson (nee Goldy). Al graduated from Gloucester High School June 1944. Upon graduation he enlisted in the US Navy during WWII where he served on the aircraft carrier USS Lake Champlain. Following the Navy he attended Temple University from which he received a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He retired from Campbell Soup Company after 34 years of service. He is predeceased by Nancy Hudson and his... Read more →


Heritage Park to Host First People of the First State, The Lenape Tribe of Delaware

photo provided DOVER Delaware(Aug. 27, 2018) – DNREC’s First State Heritage Park will celebrate the “First People of the First State: The Lenape Tribe of Delaware,” for the First State Heritage Park’s monthly “First Saturday in the First State” on Sept. 1. The program will feature a variety of free events and activities. The First Saturday programs will center on sharing aspects of the Lenape culture. “September is a time for Native-American people to gather in their homelands,” said Nena Todd, site supervisor for the state’s downtown Dover museums. “Traditionally, the coming of cooler weather provided a signal for native... Read more →


Cape May Coast Guard Sunset Parade

image provided CAPE MAY, N.J. – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host a Sunset Parade in honor of the Enlisted Memorial Foundation at the Training Center, Sept. 2 at 6:58 p.m. Sunset Parades are military displays of marching troops and the Coast Guard Recruit Precision Drill Team. More than 250 recruits will march in the parade and strike the National Ensign from the parade field at sunset. The gates of Training Center Cape May will open at 6:20 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to use this time for security screening, parking and seating. Guests should plan... Read more →


Volunteers Needed for Delaware Coastal Cleanup

Volunteer registration to close Sept. 5 CNBNews graphics file DOVER (Aug. 22, 2018) – Volunteers are still needed and welcomed to join the 31st annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup, to be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 15. Sponsored by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, the cleanup spans 49 sites in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties, including river and ocean shorelines as well as wetland and watershed areas. Volunteers are strongly encouraged to preregister at https://dnrec.alpha.delaware.gov/coastal-cleanup/ to ensure enough supplies are readied for each Cleanup site. Preregistration will close Wednesday, Sept. 5. “The... Read more →


Marijuana Found in Breast Milk Up to Six Days After Use

Newswise — With the legalization of marijuana in several states, increased use for both medicinal and recreational purposes has been documented in pregnant and breastfeeding women. Although national organizations like the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that breastfeeding mothers do not use marijuana, there has been a lack of specific data to support health or neurodevelopmental concerns in infants as a result of exposure to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) or other components of marijuana via breast milk. To better understand how much marijuana or constituent compounds actually get into breast milk and how long it remains, researchers at University of California San... Read more →


Ray Gerry Solo Exhibition

Been Better Dolphin / Please Send Help - Solid Clear Resin and Plastic Sculpture - 13" x 15" x 6" NEW YORK, NY (August 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Banks Boys Gallery, a new gallery focusing on contemporary pop-up exhibitions and special projects is proud to announce a solo exhibition by artist Ray Geary. Featuring all new resin paintings and sculptures, "Summer's Over" will take place at Banks Boys located at 2 Rivington Street in New York City from 4-10 September 2018. Opening Night Reception will take place on 5 September from 6pm-9pm. This will be Geary's first solo exhibition in New York. Ray... Read more →


DelVal NJ Students Named to Dean's List

DOYLESTOWN, PA (08/27/2018)(CNBNewsnet)---- Dr. Benjamin Rusiloski, Delaware Valley University's vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty, announced the following students have been honored for academic achievement by being named to the Spring 2018 Dean's List. Katelynn Mannis of Absecon, NJ (08205) Erica Kalinowski of Cherry Hill, NJ (08003) Stephen Adams of Bordentown, NJ (08505) Emily Schukraft of Chesterfield, NJ (08515) Vincent Meo of Marlton, NJ (08053) Morgan Lafferty of Voorhees, NJ (08043) Samantha Giannone of Swedesboro, NJ (08085) Stephen Bond of Avalon, NJ (08202) Zachery McGuckin of Clayton, NJ (08312) Christopher Childs of Florence, NJ (08518) Cara... Read more →


FBI: Key Player in West Virginia Drug Conspiracy Case Directed Criminal Activities from Prison

Sentencing in West Virginia Drug Conspiracy Some of the cocaine seized during the June 2017 takedown of the West Virginia drug distribution ring directed by Velarian Carter was hidden inside this dresser. A West Virginia man already serving a 20-year drug sentence will now spend even longer in prison. Velarian Carter was sentenced in July to an additional 20 years for orchestrating a drug conspiracy while he was behind bars. Investigators say he was at the center of a drug conspiracy flooding the state’s Raleigh County and nearby areas with illegal drugs, including cocaine, crack, and heroin. FBI Pittsburgh Special... Read more →


Philadelphia Union 1, New England Revolution 0

Last week, the Philadelphia Union turned heads in the east by beating NYCFC, 2-0. On Saturday night, they solidified their hold on an Eastern Conference playoff spot with another home win, this time a 1-0 result over the New England Revolution. In the 53rd minute Union forward Cory Burke broke a offside trap near midfield, coasted in alone on goal, and soundly rounded Revs keeper Matt Turner. However, the linesman's offside flag was up, and it appeared Revs players stopped playing - waiting for the inevitable offside whistle. Referee Drew Fischer used Video Review to confirm the striker's position relative... Read more →


Coast Guard medevacs man 230 miles off NJ

CNBNews graphics file CAPE MAY, NJ (August 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)— A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a man from a cruise ship approximately 230 miles east of Cape May, New Jersey, Monday afternoon. Watchstanders at the 5th District command center were notified Monday morning of the cruise ship Celebrity Summit who had reported that a 61-year-old male crewmember was suffering from symptoms of a heart attack and needed medical assistance. The watchstanders directed the ship to change course towards shore to conduct a medevac. Air Station Atlantic City launched an HH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew to medevac the man. Air Station Elizabeth... Read more →


Gloucester City's Brown Water; MEC School Historical Plaque Honoring Soldiers Corroding

CNB Tips and Snippets:/8-27-18 UPDATED/8-28-18 UPDATED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet image provided by Gloucester City resident BROWN WATER--We have received several complaints this month from Gloucester City residents about the brown color of their drinking water. One individual living on Paul Street sent us the photo above showing the brown water coming out of their spigots last week. This problem comes up whenever the city water department flushes the hydrants. A few years back the city upgraded the water department spending $20 million on those improvements. The city has floated numerous bonds to improve the outdated infrastructure. Back... Read more →


Obituary | Sun Nyu DeBenedictis of Bellmawr

Sun Nyu DeBenedictis Sun Nyu DeBenedictis, on August 27, 2018, of Bellmawr; formerly of South Korea. Age 85. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Devoted mother of Sun Yong Davis. There will be a viewing Wednesday morning from 10am to 11am at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Service 11am at the funeral home. Interment St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Chews Landing. Read more →


Careless Smoking Sparks Fire in Garage And Mulch Bed, Deemed Suspicious

CNBNews graphics file GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (August 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--On 8/25/2018, at approximately 11:45 P.M., the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to the 100 block of Gray Pebble Circle for a reported house fire. All occupants were safely removed from the residence and the fire was quickly extinguished by the Erial Fire Department (Station 86). The fire was deemed non suspicious and caused by careless smoking. On 8/26/2018, at approximately 11:33 A.M., The Gloucester Township Police Department responded to the 100 block of Scenic Point Circle, Sicklerville, which is also located within the Cobblestone Development for a reported structure fire. Upon... Read more →


ICE removes El Salvadoran Gang Member Living in NJ; Wanted for Criminal Conspiracy

photo provided by ICE NEWARK, NJ (August 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)— A 25-year-old El Salvadoran fugitive, a member of the notorious gang Mara Salvatrucha, and wanted in his home country for criminal conspiracy, was removed from the U.S. Friday, August 24, by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Melvin Isaac Martinez-Guevara departed the U.S. and was turned over to El Salvadoran law enforcement authorities where he is wanted for the offense of criminal conspiracy. He unlawfully entered the United States on an unknown date and location without being inspected, admitted, or paroled by an immigration officer. On... Read more →


Hit and Run Driver Arrested in Erma

CNBNews graphics file ERMA, NJ (August 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--On August 25, 2018, at approximately 3:05 a.m., Cpl. Anzelone was on routine patrol in the Erma section of Lower Township and she observed a red sports car traveling at high rate of speed in the area of Route 109. Cpl. Anzelone attempted to initiate a motor vehicle stop on the vehicle by activating her emergency lights and siren. After Cpl. Anzelone activated her emergency lights and siren, she observed the vehicle make an illegal left turn at the intersection of Route 109 and Route 9 and then accelerate. Due to the reckless... Read more →


United Airlines Donates $5,000 to the Food Bank of South Jersey’s Summer Meals Program

(left to right): Blenda Riddick, Director of Corporate & Government Affairs for United Airlines, presents a $5,000 check for the Food Bank of South Jersey’s Summer Meals program to Lavinia Awosanya, Director of Strategic of Strategic Partnerships, Food Bank of South Jersey. Pennsauken, NJ - - August 27, 2018 United Airlines recently supported the Food Bank of South Jersey’s Summer Meals program by making a $5,000 donation to benefit five Summer Meal locations throughout Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Salem counties. As part of its sponsorship, Blenda Riddick, director of corporate & government affairs for United Airlines, was on-hand at Sanitarium... Read more →


MURPHY SIGNS BILL REQUIRING SHOULDER BELTS IN ALL NEW SCHOOL BUSES  

Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law on Saturday legislation requiring that all new school buses be equipped with 3-point seat belts, which cross the shoulders as well as he laps of passengers. New Jersey 101.5 says the bill was passed by the Legislature in response to a fatal school bus crash on Route 80 in May that killed a 10-year-old student and an elementary school teacher. NJ BECOMES FIRST STATE TO HELP REVIVE LOCAL NEWS New Jersey is taking steps to try to help revive locals news, NJ.com writes. Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation that creates the Civic Information Consortium,... Read more →


Gov. Murphy Vetoes Bad Plastic Fee Bill- Win for Environment

by New Jersey Sierra Club Today, Governor Murphy vetoed, A3267 (Vainieri Huttle)/S2600 (Ruiz) The bill established a fee on single-use plastic bags used in certain stores. Plastic has become a serious public health and environmental problem in New Jersey where plastic and microplastic are prevalent. In a win for the environment, Governor Murphy vetoed the bad plastic bag fee bill. Sometimes, when a Governor vetoes an environmental bill, its actually good for the environment. This bag fee bill would have undermined all efforts in reducing plastic waste. The reason is because fees do not work as well as a ban.... Read more →


Coast Guard ensures safe transit of disabled bulk carrier into New York Harbor

NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES (August 26, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The Coast Guard ensured the safe transit of a disabled 611-foot bulk carrier on Aug. 21 to 26, 2018, from 120 miles off the coast of New York. The Panamanian-flagged tanker currently has a crew of 21 aboard and no injuries were reported. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Sector New York/Released) Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steven Strohmaier NEW YORK — The Coast Guard coordinated the tow of a disabled 611-foot freighter into the port of New York and New Jersey after it lost propulsion over 100 miles... Read more →


Guest Opinion:

“Experts” Analyze Brett Kavanaugh’s Sports Writing for Clues to Judicial Philosophy

BY NRA-ILA Staff We’ve said it before: The media’s output has become so ludicrous and detached from common experience – particularly as it concerns law and politics – that it’s difficult at times to determine what it’s even trying to do. This week’s example comes to us courtesy of The New Yorker, a publication that indulges in a variety of genres, including what purport to be analyses of current news, cultural essays, and humor pieces. Their pitch line for would-be subscribers is, “Read something that means something,” with a reference to the outlet’s “award-winning journalism.” But the August 27 issue... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': All About Perception

Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet I’m the world’s clumsiest woman. Just Sayin graphics file I trip over my own feet, stumble on every sidewalk, and narrowly miss being flattened by cars, all because I can’t measure distance. There’s a dance that’s done as two people approach one another; you’d expect them to give one another enough room to avoid a collision, right? Not me. I end up in awkwardly intimate embraces with strangers whenever I go for a walk. Last year I broke my foot while hopping over a mesh barrier. I should have remembered that incident before my recent attempt... Read more →


15 Reasons To Visit Philadelphia This Fall

Their Names Are Christian Dior, Katherine Drexel, Rube Goldberg, Alexander Hamilton & Thomas The Tank Crisp days signal fall in Philadelphia, when attention refocuses on big openings, new events and exciting exhibits. You will even find excellent choice for a company retreat venue here. The Franklin Institute welcomes the North American debut of Vikings: Beyond the Legend, while the Philadelphia Museum of Art opens Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now. The ever-evolving Delaware River Waterfront debuts the rebirth of Municipal Pier 9 as the arts- and community-centric Cherry Street Pier. Esteemed, expanding nonprofit Mighty Writers inaugurates its very... Read more →


Ways To Distinguish Yourself & Stand Out At Work

(CNBNewsnet)(August 27, 2018)--Even if you’re an introvert, you shouldn’t let that stop you from working hard and getting noticed at your job. There are ways you can distinguish yourself and stand out no matter who you are if you’re willing to put forth an extra effort. Now is a great time to brush up on your skills and start to show your boss what you’re made of so you can get that next promotion. You can’t be afraid to show off a bit and let others know that you have a lot to offer your company. Be willing to step... Read more →


Frances P. Moore of Audubon, Retired School Teacher; Backbone of The Moore Family

Frances P. Moore AUDUBON, NJ --Frances P. Moore died on August 24, 2018 at the age of 71. She is survived by her brothers Thomas Moore (Alice), and Edward Moore (Doris), and her sisters Rosemary Auge (William), and Veronica Day, as well as many cousins. She was a devoted Aunt to thirteen nieces and nephews, and twenty grandnieces and grandnephews. She was preceded in death by her devoted parents, Thomas and Frances Moore and her niece, Stacy Moore Hagan. Fran delighted in children. In her thirty years as a first grade teacher, she taught many children to read and write.... Read more →


Tips for Keeping Your Equipment in Good Working Order

(CNBNewsnet)(August 27, 2018)--If you work in the mining, industrial or farming industry the heavy equipment you use needs to be kept in good condition to avoid downtime, inefficiency and breakdown costs. The safety of the people operating the equipment is also a concern. When equipment breaks down, it may need to be repaired or replaced. Keeping it running for as long as possible will contribute to your company’s productivity. Are you wondering what you can do to extend the service life of your equipment? Here are some practical ways you can keep your equipment up and running for as long... Read more →


(Video):People Arrested During Antifa Demonstration in Philly, The City of Brotherly Love

video source RepublicanWave Philadelphia police made several arrests as police clashed with Antifa protesters at a "Blue Lives Matter" rally on Saturday. Hundreds of protesters and counter-protesters gathered downtown to demonstrate support for law enforcement and against police brutality, stop-and-frisk policies and mass incarceration, according to CBS News. Pictures and video posted to social media showed police arresting several people and overturned bikes blocking a street while onlookers chanted slogans. Some chanted "Who do you serve?" and other messages directed at officers making the arrests, which began after some demonstrators were blocking traffic. It was unclear from the video how... Read more →


U.S. Term Limits Praises Bob Hugin for Signing Term Limits Pledge 

CNBNews graphics file Washington, D.C. – U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the national movement to limit terms for elected officials, today praised U.S. Senate candidate of New Jersey, Bob Hugin, for signing its congressional term limits pledge. There are nearly 60 pledge signers in the 115th Congress. USTL President Philip Blumel commented on Hugin’s pledge saying, “Bob’s support of term limits shows that there are individuals who are willing to put self-interest aside to follow the will of the people. America needs a Congress that will be served by citizen legislators, not career politicians.” The U.S. Term Limits... Read more →