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December 10, 2018

Hudson County Democratic Chairwoman Amy DeGise Opposes Redistricting Amendment

CNBNews graphics file JERSEY CITY, N.J. (December 10,2018)— Hudson County Democratic Chairwoman Amy DeGise is publicly opposing the Redistricting Amendment being proposed by State Legislative leaders, citing concerns raised across the political and ideological spectrum about the plan’s effects on the state. Chairwoman DeGise joins Hudson County Senators Nicholas Sacco... Read more →


Samaritan’s Tree of Life Ceremony Brightens Holiday Season in Collingswood

CNBNews graphics file Collingswood, NJ – The community is encouraged to gather family and friends to celebrate the season as Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice presents a Tree of Life ceremony on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 7 p.m. at the Collingswood Senior Community Center, located at 30 W. Collings Avenue... Read more →


TRAVEL ALERT: -295 and I-76 ramps to be closed and detoured overnight this week

As part of the Direct Connection project Route 42 lane closure also necessary for drainage work CNBNews graphics file (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced two ramp closures beginning tonight and continuing each night this week on I-295 northbound and I-76 eastbound as the Direct... Read more →


Multifaith Prayer Held For Expanding Access to Drivers Licenses Before Meeting with Legislators

Faith leaders from diverse faith traditions stood together to make a moral call to New Jersey legislators to expand access to drivers licenses. TRENTON -Monday, December 10th- Faith leaders from multiple denominations and traditions including Christian, Catholic, and Jewish held a multi-faith prayer in support of expanding access to driver’s... Read more →


Kicking Off the Holiday Season with the Gloucester County Mayors’ Prayer Breakfast

On December 6, members of our senior leadership gathered with business professionals, civic leaders and community members at the 27th Annual Gloucester County Mayors’ Prayer Breakfast. As a gold sponsor, Jefferson Health supports the county and its goal of holding an event that stands as a positive way to mark... Read more →


Only 7 original McDonald's golden arches still exist, and one is in Mount Ephraim N.J.

By Steve Strunsky | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com | image credit NJ Advance Media If you're driving on Route 30 in Camden County just south of the New Jersey Turnpike, and you see a McDonald's Hamburgers sign mounted on a golden arch, you might want to pull over, even... Read more →


THE KIMMEL CENTER:

A Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert

PHILADELPHIA PA (December 2018)----Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert, an annual new year’s tradition in more than 20 cities across North America, is returning to The Kimmel Center on Saturday, December 29, at 2:30 PM. European singers, ballet, ballroom dancers in gorgeous costumes will usher in 2019 with a beautiful... Read more →


Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Celebrate Annual Mass Honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe

PHILADELPHIA PA. (December 10,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The Archdiocese of Philadelphia will hold its annual Mass honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe on the eve of her feast. Our Lady of Guadalupe is patroness of the Americas, unborn children, and the New Evangelization. Auxiliary Bishop Edward M. Deliman, who oversees ministry to the Hispanic Catholic... Read more →


NJ News Media: UP TO 86 PEOPLE MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO MEASLES

Officials at Ocean County's Health Department say up to 86 people may have been exposed to the measles at an undisclosed private event. The department is contacting every attendee. At last count, there are 18 confirmed cases of measles and 6 cases under investigation in Ocean County. (Associated Press) MURPHY... Read more →


Cooper University Health Care Chairman Praises Health Systems for Raising Minimum Wage

George E. Norcross, III (photo courtesy of Philly Voice) (Camden City, NJ)(December 10, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) – Cooper University Health Care Chairman George E. Norcross, III, issued a statement commending and thanking the leaders of health systems in New Jersey and Pennsylvania for raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour for... Read more →


Pennsylvania Democrat Political Consultant Convicted at Trial of Violating Campaign Laws

PHILADELPHIA PA (December 2018)(CNBNewsnet)-– U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Kenneth Smukler, 58, a long-time Philadelphia-area political consultant, was convicted today by a jury of multiple counts related to violating political campaign laws. Specifically, the jury found the defendant guilty of one count of conspiracy to defraud the United... Read more →


The Force Report Looks at PD's in Gloucester City, Brooklawn,Bellmawr,Mt. Ephraim, Woodbury, Etc

The NJ Advance Media Study on Police Force by CNBNews Staff NJ Advance Media has released the results of a 16-month investigation into the use of police force by police departments across the state of New Jersey. The study, prepared for NJ.com, revealed little oversight by state officials and no... Read more →


*Get in the Holiday Mood with Mainstage's Holiday Concert & Family Festival

Harmony Show Choir's fast-paced professionally-choreographed numbers are always a highlight ofMainstage's Holiday Concert & Family Festival. Mainstage Center for the Arts' Holiday Concert & Family Festival on December 21st and 22nd is a treat for the entire family to enjoy. It comes complete with hot chocolate, a visit with Santa,... Read more →


PENNSYLVANIA GAMBLING EXPANSION NEARS $400 MILLION FOR THE STATE IN FIRST YEAR

Upfront licensing fees a short-term boon for state coffers, but revenue from gamblers will still have to wait (LAS VEGAS) — Gambling has injected more than $385 million into Pennsylvania coffers in the first year since a law was passed to expand gambling in the state, surpassing state budget estimates.... Read more →


WILD PHEASANT YOUTH HUNT AGAIN A SUCCESS

HARRISBURG, PA - The second annual wild pheasant youth hunt was held earlier this month and once again, young hunters had their shot at history. Over two Saturdays in November, junior hunters took to the fields in Montour and Northumberland counties to pursue roosters within the Central Susquehanna Wild Pheasant... Read more →


ICE arrests 105 in New Jersey operation targeting criminal aliens and public safety threats

NEWARK, N.J. December 7, 2018 — Four individuals in the country illegally who have Interpol warrants based on crimes they committed in their home countries were among 105 foreign nationals taken into custody during a five-day operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) last week in New Jersey.... Read more →


Berlin's Wendy Genovese Inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, LA (12/05/2018)-- Wendy Genovese of Berlin, New Jersey, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Genovese was initiated at Jacksonville University. Genovese is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be... Read more →


Patriots to Rally in Support of General Michael Flynn in DC Dec. 18 at Sentencing

“Antifa May as well Stay Home” WASHINGTON, DC (Dec. 8, 2018)-- On December 18, 2018 a cadre of Patriots from around the country will stand together, front and center, on the steps of the DC Federal Court, in Washington DC, to demonstrate their support for Lieutenant General Michael T. Flynn.... Read more →


Patrick Ho, Former Head Of Organization Backed By Chinese Energy Conglomerate, Convicted

Of International Bribery, Money Laundering Offenses Ho Schemed to Bribe the President of Chad, President and Foreign Minister of Uganda Geoffrey S. Berman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division announced that CHI PING... Read more →


Drawing is better than writing for memory retention

Newswise — Older adults who take up drawing could enhance their memory, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Waterloo found that even if people weren't good at it, drawing, as a method to help retain new information, was better than re-writing notes, visualization exercises or passively... Read more →