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November 6, 2018

Holiday for students in 27 New Jersey school districts on day of Hindu festival Diwali  

Over 27 school districts in New Jersey will reportedly stay closed for students on November 7, the day of most popular Hindu festival Diwali. In addition, there will reportedly be early dismissal for students in other over 15 New Jersey school districts on Diwali day of November seven. The New... Read more →


Appel Farm holds ribbon-cutting for new solar panels

Elmer, New Jersey, November 4, 2018 – Appel Farm Arts and Music Center introduced their new array of solar panels with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. “At the state level, we are looking for new renewable energy sources. This is the way of the future, and Appel Farm is always ahead of... Read more →


Accreditation Assessment Team invites comment on GCPO

WOODBURY, NJ (November 5, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--As part of the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police accreditation process, a team of assessors will arrive in Woodbury on Sunday, November 11th to conduct a review of all aspects of the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office’s policies and procedures, management operations and support... Read more →


PRC State-Owned Co., Taiwan Co., and 3 Individuals Charged With Economic Espionage

A federal grand jury indicted a state-owned enterprise of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), a Taiwan company, and three individuals, charging them with crimes related to a conspiracy to steal, convey, and possess stolen trade secrets of an American semiconductor company for the benefit of a company controlled by... Read more →


State Employee from Westmont Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charges

TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a former employee of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development pleaded guilty today to a child pornography charge related to his arrest for using a state computer to download images of child pornography. He had over 100 files... Read more →


Heart Drug Spotlights Troubling Trends In Drug Marketing

Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News At the end of September, Amarin Corp. teased some early findings for Vascepa, its preventive medicine for people at risk of heart disease. The claim was astounding: a 25 percent relative risk reduction for deaths related to heart attacks, strokes and other conditions. Headlines proclaimed... Read more →


SENATE RIVALS HUGIN AND MENENDEZ GIVE FINAL PITCHES

On the eve of America's closely watched midterm elections — polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. today — Republican challenger Bob Hugin and his Democratic opponent, Sen. Robert Menendez, stuck to the major themes of their campaigns. Monday started with a new Quinnipiac University poll showing Menendez... Read more →


NJ Board of Medical Examiners Suspends Licenses of Two Doctors

NEWARK – The Office of the New Jersey Coordinator for Addiction Responses and Enforcement Strategies (“NJ CARES”) and the Division of Consumer Affairs today announced that the State Board of Medical Examiners (“the Board”) has suspended the licenses of two New Jersey doctors who allegedly indiscriminately prescribed highly-addictive opioids without... Read more →


JDog Junk Removal Reduces Hauling Franchise Fees

to Promote Veteran Business Ownership New franchise price model to facilitate the expansion of JDog into every U.S. zip code BERWYN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Less than 5 percent of post-9/11 Veterans own their own business — a statistic JDog Junk Removal & Hauling “JDog” is looking to change. The company is rolling... Read more →


Bishop Ordains Four Men to Permanent Diaconate

Four men called to a threefold ministry of service by admin Photo by James A. McBride Bishop Dennis Sullivan; Father Robert Hughes, Vicar General; Deacon Michael Carter, director of Diaconate Formation for the Diocese of Camden; and Father Nicholas Dudo, Vicar for Clergy, with the newly-ordained deacons and their wives... Read more →


Tests Confirm Five Adenovirus Cases at Voorhees Pediatric Facility

VOORHEES, NJ (November 6,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Laboratory tests have confirmed another case of adenovirus among pediatric patients as part of an ongoing outbreak investigation at the Voorhees Pediatric Facility. While identification of the exact strain of this adenovirus case will not be available for several days, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)... Read more →


Supreme Court to hear Legion’s case on Bladensburg Veterans Memorial

The American Legion NOV 03, 2018 The U.S. Supreme Court announced Friday that it will hear The American Legion’s case regarding the Bladensburg Veterans Memorial in Prince George’s County, Md. The Bladensburg World War I Veterans Memorial was erected in 1925 by Gold Star mothers and an American Legion post... Read more →


GCIT Culinary Arts receives $1,000 donation for scholarships from AMVETS

(Mantua, NJ) – AMVETS Post #77 NJ has made a donation of $1,000 to the GCIT Culinary Arts Department in recognition of the students and faculty for their continued support of local veterans. Freeholder Deputy Director Giuseppe (Joe) Chila, who presented a certificate to GCIT Culinary Arts Department, said, "It... Read more →


Man Pleads Guilty to Supplying Fentanyl and Heroin that Caused Two Overdose Deaths

AG’s Office charged Terrill Spann under New Jersey’s strict liability for drug-induced death law TRENTON –Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a drug dealer pleaded guilty today to supplying the fentanyl and heroin that caused two overdose deaths in August 2017. Terrill Spann, 30, of Keyport, N.J., pleaded guilty... Read more →


The Philadelphia Resilience Project Progress Report

Every week, a report on the Philadelphia Resilience Project, the City’s emergency response to combat the opioid crisis is published. Right now, the efforts are focused on Kensington and surrounding neighborhoods – the epicenter of the opioid crisis – but we expect to expand to other sections of the city... Read more →


State Police Arrest Man for taking Upskirt Pictures

Montague, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Stephen Grogan, 41, of Branchville, N.J., for allegedly taking pictures up a woman’s skirt at a grocery store in Montague Township, Sussex County. On Thursday, November 1, at 4:46 p.m., Stephen Grogan was allegedly standing in an aisle next the... Read more →


Winter Holiday Food Traditions In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Philadelphia does festive food and drink right. The proof: Wintertime lines out the doors of the city’s beloved mom-and-pop purveyors. For decades, Philadelphia’s proudly diverse population has represented a variety of home-cooked holiday food traditions holidays, and each year, homesick Philadelphians coming home for the holidays fill... Read more →


Guest-Op: Two Newspapers Target Bishops

November 5, 2018 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a lengthy article published on November 4 by the Boston Globe and the Philadelphia Inquirer on the U.S. bishops: The Boston Globe and the Philadelphia Inquirer published a 5400-word article on November 4 discussing how the bishops have handled sexual... Read more →


Lasell Field Hockey downs Colby-Sawyer in GNAC semifinal

NEWTON, MA (11/02/2018)-- Junior Mindy Esposito (Sunderland, Mass.) and senior Julia Franzik (Wallingford, Conn.) scored a goal and an assist each Wednesday afternoon as second-seeded Lasell College defeated third-seeded Colby-Sawyer College, 5-1, in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) field hockey tournament semifinal at Grellier Field. Lasell improves to 14-6... Read more →


FBI: Fyre Festival Founder Sentenced

Investors and Customers Lost More Than $26 Million to Repeat Fraudster The slick, online video promised pure luxury—it showed attractive young people frolicking on the beach near translucent Caribbean waters and partying at exclusive concerts on a private island. It touted “an immersive music experience” over “two transformative weekends” with... Read more →


Man charged with luring 5-year-old FREE TO GO under NJ Bail Reform

usbailreform/published here with permission Darren Maglione (police photo) A Robbinsville man, who was acquitted at trial in 2014 of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl, was arrest and charged with luring a young child – now FREE TO GO under NJ Bail Reform. Darren Maglione, 47, of Robbinsville was arrested on... Read more →