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November 9, 2018

State Health Dept. Promoting Flu Vaccination

Reminding Residents: Don’t Wait, Vaccinate! On Tuesday, November 13, New Jersey Department of Health Principal Deputy Commissioner Jackie Cornell will visit Rutgers University, Busch Student Center, to speak to students about the importance of flu vaccination and prevention and receive an influenza vaccination as part of the Department’s #FightTheFluNJ campaign.... Read more →


NEWARK MAYOR INSISTS HE DIDN'T HIDE LEAD PROBLEM

Comparing Newark's lead problem to Flint's (as the The New York Times did last week) is "BS," according to Mayor Ras Baraka. The city has reported elevated lead levels in its drinking water since 2017. Responding to allegations that the city spent months downplaying the issue, Baraka said he didn't... Read more →


CONSERVE WILDLIFE MATCHING GRANTS NOW AVAILABLE

TO NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS; APPLICATIONS DUE TO DEP BY DECEMBER 14 TRENTON - Nonprofit groups that work on projects advancing wildlife diversity and education in New Jersey are eligible to apply to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for matching grants to help support their initiatives, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe... Read more →


Help the Food Bank of South Jersey Make Thanksgiving a Hunger-Free Holiday

FBSJ’s Turkey Drop Hopes to Receive Enough Turkeys for Families in Need Pennsauken, NJ - - (November 9, 2018) The Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) is asking the local community to spread holiday joy this Thanksgiving by donating frozen turkeys and other fixings at its Turkey Drop on Saturday,... Read more →


FOUR ARCHDIOCESAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS MARK  NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON AWARDS

WITH SCHOOL WIDE CELEBRATIONS On Monday, October 1st the United States Department of Education (USDOE) announced that 349 schools across the country would receive its prestigious Blue Ribbon School designation. Those awards were presented during ceremonies held in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 – Thursday, November 8, 2018.... Read more →


Delaware Sportsmen Against Hunter Program

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announces Sportsmen Against Hunger program butcher shops and cooler locations accepting donated deer Processed venison donated to charitable organizations DOVER (Nov. 9, 2018) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today the private butcher shops and DNREC cooler locations that accept donated deer... Read more →


Father John P. Ward, Parish Priest for 45 Years

Father John P. Ward Father John P. Ward, who retired in 2010 after serving as a parish priest for 45 years, died Nov. 2. John (Jack) Ward was born in Bayonne, N.J., on May 16, 1938 to Charles S. Ward Sr. and Mary (Mae) Brand. He was the youngest of... Read more →


16 Reasons to Travel to Philadelphia in 2019

PHILADELPHIA Pa (November 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Visitors looking for an exciting destination to visit in 2019 have plenty of new reasons to choose Philadelphia. In the exhibition realm, there is the made-for-kids America to Zanzibar, Muslim Cultures Near and Far at the Please Touch Museum and The Impressionist’s Eye display of rarely seen... Read more →


MVC Facilities will be Closed Veterans Day  

(TRENTON) – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) customers are advised that all MVC facilities, including agencies, inspection stations, driver testing sites, and suspension and restoration centers, will be closed on Monday, November 12, 2018, in recognition of Veterans Day. All facilities will re-open with regular operating hours on Tuesday,... Read more →


Long Island MS-13 Gang Member Pleads Guilty to Murder and Assault Charges

MS-13 Gang Member Tattoos Defendant Shot and Killed Man He Believed to be Rival Gang Member and Seriously Wounded a Bystander Inside Central Islip Deli in 201. Earlier this week, in federal court in Central Islip, Mario Aguilar-Lopez, a member of the Sailors Locos Salvatruchas Westside (Sailors) clique of the... Read more →


PHL Live Center Stage World Music Showcase

PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Conjunto Philadelphia is a musical ensemble based in the Philadelphia area performing the music of Pre-Revolutionary Cuba. The group's main aspiration is to maintain the authenticity of the music while performing it in a way that pays homage to Cuba's deep and treasured musical history. Genres include... Read more →


Two Leaders In The Black Guerrilla Family Gang Plead Guilty To Federal Racketeering

Ricky Evans, a Former East Baltimore Safe Streets Employee, Admitted Using the Safe Streets Office to Hold BGF Meetings, and to Store and Distribute Drugs and Firearms Baltimore, Maryland – Ricky Evans, a/k/a Dorsey, and Shawn Thomas, a/k/a Bucky, both age 38, of Baltimore, Maryland, pleaded guilty on November 5,... Read more →


NJBIA Partners with Primepoint to Offer Members Discounts on Payroll, HR Management Services

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association announced Thursday it is now offering its member companies significant savings on payroll processing and human resource management through an exclusive partnership with Primepoint HRMS & Payroll. "Every year, our members tell us they're looking for cost-effective payroll and human resources management tools... Read more →


Tunkhannock, PA Man Charged with Sale of Fentanyl Resulting in Death

SCRANTON - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that James Eugene Rought, age 30, of Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, was indicted on October 16, 2018, by a federal grand jury for drug distribution resulting in death and serious bodily injury. The case was unsealed following... Read more →


MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN LOWER TOWNSHIP LEADS TO DWI ARREST

LOWER TOWNSHIP NJ (November 8, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Today, Thursday, at approximately 01:42 A.M. the Lower Township Police Department received multiple reports of a single car motor vehicle crash on Georgia Avenue in the Villas section of the Township. Initial reports stated that the occupants of the vehicle were possibly trying to leave... Read more →


Delaware Hunters Invited to Enter Contest

Digital entries accepted now through Jan. 31 DOVER (Nov. 8, 2018) – With hunting season in full swing, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife reminds hunters of its annual Delaware Hunting Photo Contest. The winning photograph will be featured on the cover of the 2019/2020 Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide,... Read more →


Archdiocese Announces Independent Reconciliation and Reparations Program

...TO SUPPORT SURVIVORS OF CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE Contextual Background PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 8,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has a longstanding commitment to the prevention of child abuse and to providing support for those who suffered sexual abuse at the hands of its clergy and lay employees. We continue to express sincere... Read more →