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December 14, 2018

Self Defense for College Students-2019 Guide To Campus Protection

(CNBNewsnet)(December 14, 2018)--Many college students and institutions are aware of the importance of personal safety and self-defense, but not everyone knows the best ways to defend yourself. From keeping yourself prepared when out alone to knowing how to defend yourself and what to use, these rules will help in any campus. Don’t just arm yourself with a knife or stun... Read more →


Lawmakers said their two-hour session in Trenton on Thursday over the minimum wage bill was productive: the Democratic-led legislature is inching closer to a compromise with Gov. Phil Murphy. According to anonymous sources familiar with the positions of Sen. President Stephen Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, the vote on the bill will happen soon, but not this year. The... Read more →


CNBNews graphics file TRENTON - The dedicated service and sacrifices of America's troops and veterans will be commemorated on Sunday, Dec. 16 with the annual Soldiers' Christmas program at Fort Mott State Park in Salem County and the placement of wreaths at a nearby national cemetery, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced. The focus on... Read more →

Advent in South Jersey Catholic Schools

Students of Saint Peter School, Merchantville, show off their purple rubber bracelets, an Advent gift from principal Joseph Saffioti to help them remember to pray and be thankful. Throughout South Jersey Catholic Schools, communities are preparing for Christ’s birth by serving others with food, warm clothes and other necessities, toys and the gifts of music and companionship. “Helping others prepares... Read more →


FAIRLESS HILLS, PA --Dedicated volunteers from Bucks County will host the fifth annual Children’s Christmas Brunch for more than 120 young children and their families, most of whom are served by the Bucks County Family Service Center. The Bucks County Family Service Center is a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Sunday, December 16, 2018 10... Read more →

Bellmawr's Allison MacLean Selected for Induction into Emerson College's Purple Key Leadership

BOSTON, MA (12/14/2018)-- Allison MacLean of Bellmawr, New Jersey was recently selected by Emerson College for induction into the College's Purple Key Leadership Society for the 2018-19 academic year. MacLean, a Stage and Production Mngmnt major, was one of 34 selected to be inducted in the society. There were 945 eligible nominees and 140 applicants for the award. The recipients... Read more →

New York Times: Democrats in New Jersey Have a Firm Grip on Power. They Want Even More.

By Nick Corasaniti TRENTON NJ (December 13,2018)--Legislative power brokers across the country have long designed district lines in back-room deals that entrenched their control for years, if not decades. But now, Democratic lawmakers in New Jersey are carrying out a power grab in an unusually public fashion: They are seeking to make Republicans a permanent minority by essentially writing gerrymandering... Read more →

Pennsylvania Department of Education’s New School Improvement Designations

Strengthen Work Underway in Philadelphia’s Public Schools Posted on December 13, 2018 PHILADELPHIA — The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) today released its list of schools that qualify for additional support under the state’s new school accountability framework. The School District of Philadelphia (SDP) has 43 schools identified for Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) and 17 schools identified for Additional... Read more →

Obituary: Dolores M. Giannetti (nee McBride) of Laurel Springs, formerly of Bellmawr

Dolores M. Giannetti (nee McBride), on December 13, 2018, of Laurel Springs; formerly of Bellmawr. Age 77. Beloved wife of Romeo. Devoted mother of René Gicking- Krohn (Jerry) and George Gicking Jr (Margaret). Loving grandmother of Brittany (Christopher), Tyler, Holly, and Corey. Great grandmother of one and loving sister of Charles McBride (Marylee), Cassie Wacker (Buddy) and Margaret Mantzell. Also... Read more →

National Society of Leadership and Success Inducts more than 170 Kutztown University Students

KUTZTOWN, PA (12/13/2018)-- More than 170 Kutztown University students have been inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) as part of the December 2018 class. The NSLS is the nation's largest leadership honor society. Students are selected by their college for membership based on either academic standing or leadership potential. Candidacy is a nationally recognized achievement of... Read more →

Maryland Fishing Report: 2018 Striper Season Ending

By Keith Lockwood Maryland Department of Natural Resources December 12, 2018 This will be our last fishing report for 2018, but we will return in mid-January with a report on winter fishing activities and some news about upcoming outdoor shows. The 2018 striped bass season closes Dec. 15. The season ends a few days earlier than last year, as part... Read more →

New Philadelphia Dips Creates the World’s First “Double Diptector” to Catch Double Dippers

Philadelphia Dips Are Now Available at Retailers Nationwide Business Wire photo PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Americans agree that double dipping is one of the biggest party fouls, but a recent survey revealed that 1 in 4 guests are secretly double dipping anyway.* Philadelphia, the brand known for its high-quality cream cheese spreads, is introducing its newest product, Philadelphia Dips alongside the... Read more →


USING VOLKSWAGEN FUNDS (December 13, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) TRENTON - The Department of Environmental Protection today announced its spending plan and will begin evaluating projects to improve New Jersey's air quality using the state's allocation from the national Volkswagen settlement. The state has received $72.2 million as its share of federal actions against Volkswagen for installing devices that allowed vehicles it manufactured... Read more →

Apple to Build New Campus in Austin and Add Jobs Across the US

New Sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California Apple employees in New York celebrate the launch of iPhone XS on September 21, 2018. (Photo: Business Wire) CUPERTINO, Calif. & AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(December 13, 2018)--Apple® today announced a major expansion of its operations in Austin, including an investment of $1 billion to build a new campus in North Austin.... Read more →

Willingboro Man Sentenced to 70 Years for Kidnapping, Attempted Murder and Other Charges

CAMDEN CITY, NJ--Today, December 12, 2018, Andre Wesley, 32, of Willingboro, was sentenced to 70 years in New Jersey State Prison by the Honorable Judge Gwendolyn Blue of the New Jersey Superior Court. Wesley is required to serve at least 59 years and 6 months of his sentence before he is eligible for parole. Wesley is also subject to the... Read more →

MDAdvantage Announces 2019 Recipients of Prestigious Excellence in Medicine Awards

Lawrenceville,New Jersey (PR MediaRelease) December 13, 2018 MDAdvantage Insurance Company, a leading provider of medical professional liability insurance, today announced the 2019 EJI Excellence in Medicine award recipients. Honoring New Jersey healthcare providers, the Excellence in Medicine Awards are considered to be the highest honors presented to New Jersey’s medical community. Patricia A. Costante, Chairman and CEO of MDAdvantage, stated,... Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: Miami-Dade Police Officer Jermaine Brown Killed in ATV Accident

JERMAINE BROWN Miami-Dade Police Department, Florida End of Watch Wednesday, December 12, 2018 DORAL, FLORIDA (December 13,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Police Officer Jermaine Brown was killed in an ATV crash while conducting an enforcement detail as the result of community complaints of illegal activity along a canal path. He was responding to assist other officers on the detail when the ATV he was driving... Read more →

CNB Spotlight on College Students from NJ

East Stroudsburg University to Graduate 472 Students at Winter Commencement Exercises EAST STROUDSBURG, PA (12/13/2018)-- A total of 472 students will receive degrees from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania at the Winter Commencement ceremony on Saturday, December 15 at 9:45 a.m. in Koehler Fieldhouse. There will be 422 bachelor's degrees, 46 master's degrees and four doctoral degree awarded. Steven Robak... Read more →

Duffel Bags for Foster Children in South Jersey

Partnering with Appel Farm Arts and Music Center and Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), community member Elizabeth Ranson and her son Trenton Fischer raised $900 dollars to donate duffel bags for foster children in South Jersey. The average foster child moves seven times before the age of 18. Many of the 1,400 foster children in South Jersey have to carry... Read more →