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December 2018

How Does Social Drinking Become Problematic as We Age?

As we age, drinking alcohol in social gatherings makes us more vulnerable to alcoholism, says Brad Lander, a clinical psychologist and addiction medicine specialist at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center's Talbot hall and Ohio State's College of Medicine. As we age, it takes longer for the body to break... Read more →


Happy NY from the Pennsylvania Republican Party

Dear supporters, friends, and those interested in the Republican Party of Pennsylvania: As 2018 draws to a close, I want to wish everyone a happy new year and a great 2019. I also hope you all have been able to enjoy time with family, friends, and loved ones over the holiday... Read more →


Brooklawn's Two Street Stompers Ready for New Year's Day; Their Theme is "Mummers University"

BROOKLAWN, NJ (CNBNewsnet)(December 31, 2018)--Brooklawn's Two Street Stompers held their last practice Saturday and are looking forward to their annual march in the Philadelphia Mummers Parade on New Year's Day. This is their 41st parade. The Two Street Stompers are a family run Mummers Comic Brigade. Approximately 230 members will be... Read more →


Free PATCO Rides on New Year’s Eve

Heineken USA sponsors the rides as a safe and convenient travel option to ring in 2019 PATCO today announced that it will offer free train rides for New Year’s Eve for the third year in a row. The free rides this year are thanks in part to an advertising sponsorship with... Read more →


New Year' Eve Tips for Helping An Anxious Pet

Parties aren't for everyone.....Keep your pets safe this New Years Eve The Gloucester Township Police Department released the following information about keeping your pets safe on New Year's Eve. While New Year’s Eve celebrations are fun for us humans, our furry companions can easily become scared during the festivities. Many pets... Read more →


Elizabeth T. O'Donnell, of Sewell formerly of Bellmawr

Elizabeth T. O’Donnell (nee Goeller) on December 29, 2018 of Sewell formerly of Bellmawr. Age 90. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Devoted mother of Patricia Meehan (the late Kevin), Joseph O’Donnell, Jr. (Christina), Eileen O’Donnell (Bruce), Paul O’Donnell (Suzanne) and the late Marianne O’Donnell, and close family friend, Kara Cutino.... Read more →


WinterFest Ice Skating at Cooper River Park

PENNSAUKEN, NJ (CNBNewsnet)Cooper River Park has once again transformed into a winter wonderland with tasty treats and family fun! WinterFest Ice Skating at Cooper River is open Thursday through Sunday until February 18th, 2019. WinterFest now features arcade games in a heated tent and outdoor games for families to enjoy while... Read more →


Obituary: Robert J. Perkins, of Gloucester City

Robert J. Perkins Gloucester City – On. December 28, 2018. Age 76. Beloved husband of the late Elsie M. Perkins, who passed in 2011. Survived by his children, Jason Perkins (Shannon), Joe Klaudi, Brenda Cooper (Al), Cindy Dolson (Rich) and Peggy Camp (Buddy); grandchildren, Eric, Tiffaney (Michael), Alyssa, Courtney, Brittney, Zachary,... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': Amazing Grace

Dawn O Watson | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 31, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)-- Each year January 2nd heralds the return of children and teachers to school, parents to work (if they were lucky enough to have off for the holidays), and generally a return to normal life. Kids trudge the streets, grumbling about... Read more →


Gambling Mistakes You Must Never Make in Vegas

(December 31, 2018)--There are 1001 reasons to visit in Vegas. Some people board planes to visit this self-proclaimed sin city to enjoy the restaurants , interact and enjoy the women, and some just want to have a feel of the atmosphere that the city has to offer. However, one of the... Read more →


MORE PLACES IN NJ BANNING PLASTIC BAGS IN 2019 — IS YOUR TOWN NEXT?

SERGIO BICHAO http://nj1015.com CNBNews graphics file State lawmakers in 2019 will be deciding whether to ban plastic bags from stores and plastic straws in restaurants. In the meantime, more than a dozen local governments in New Jersey have already made the move to turn the common items into contraband. Many of... Read more →


Concert: Lou Gramm - The Original Voice of Foreigner with ASIA featuring John Payne

COLLINGSWOOD, NJ (December 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Presented by the Camden County Board of Freeholders in association with BRE and the Borough of Collingswood, the Scottish Rite Auditorium welcomes Lou Gramm – The Original Voice of Foreigner with ASIA featuring John Payne on Friday, January 26, 2019. Doors open at 7 PM, showtime at 8... Read more →


18 New Reasons To Visit Philadelphia In 2019

PHILADELPHIA, PA (December 2018)-- 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 →


Senior Services in Camden County

CAMDEN COUNTY, NJ (December 31, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Are you a senior citizen (aged 60 and over) or an adult (18 and over) with a physical disability that is looking for assistance with basic needs such as food, housing, and medical services? Or maybe you need to find someone to do some minor repair... Read more →


STUDY: Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Pattern Linked to Higher Kidney Disease Risk

Highlight In a study of African-American men and women with normal kidney function, a pattern of higher collective consumption of soda, sweetened fruit drinks, and water was associated with a higher risk of developing kidney disease. Newswise — Washington, DC (December 27, 2018) — Higher collective consumption of sweetened fruit drinks,... Read more →


Here are other ways to watch the SugarHouse New Year's Eve Fireworks

Can't make it down to the Waterfront? Spending NYE at home? Catch the fireworks live on NBC10, Telemundo62, and www.NBC10.com at 6PM, or head over to Facebook to watch them via the Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest accountor NBC10. And don't forget, the soundtrack to both shows will be simulcast on KYW... Read more →


SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront

Be the first guests ever to have front row seats at Cherry Street Pier for the Tickets include: Exclusive access to Cherry Street Pier Amazing front row view of the SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront Special performances by DJ Lil’ Dave + Lean Wit It Two complimentary drinks... Read more →


Gloucester City School District Going Solar

Boxes containing the panels have been stacked on skids in two areas near the school building GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)—The Cold Springs Grade School will soon be receiving their electrical energy from solar panels. Pallets containing the panels have been stacked two high and three deep on the school... Read more →


Gloucester County final dates for flu clinics

(Sewell, NJ) - With the end of the year approaching and flu season peaking between December and February, residents are encouraged to take advantage of the county's free flu shot clinic before the clinics end for the year. Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, "By offering our clinics from September to... Read more →


FAC, Media Coalition Oppose Last-Ditch Effort to Gut Landmark Police Transparency Law

A coalition of media groups led by the First Amendment Coalition (FAC) today filed briefing in the California Supreme Court to oppose a police union’s effort to undermine the effectiveness of a new, landmark police transparency law. The law requires a wide range of records relating to police misconduct to be... Read more →


Longtime Glen Landing Middle School Teacher Gertrude “Trudy” Vernon Dies Suddenly

Gertrude “Trudy” Vernon (nee Goode), of Laurel Springs. Age 69. It is with great sadness and difficulty that Trudy Vernon’s family announces the news of her sudden passing on December 27, 2018. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 34 years, Richard Vernon, her son, Douglas Daniel Olsen, his... Read more →


How New Jersey power brokers bankrolled the election of Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam

Frank M. Gilliam Jr. (photo courtesy of The New York Post) by Amy S. Rosenberg, / Philadelphia Inquirer ATLANTIC CITY — The election of Frank M. Gilliam Jr. as mayor of Atlantic City probably hasn’t worked out the way a lot of powerful people hoped. It was, in tried and true... Read more →


Gloucester Township January Calendar; Free Family Activities for All Residents

FREE FAMILY ACTIVITIES FOR ALL RESIDENTS! HOURS OF OPERATION: Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday, 9:00 A.M-5:00 P.M., Monday and Thursday 11:00 AM-7 PM Contact: Nicole Sheppard at nsheppard@centerffs.org or 609-238-0685 GTPD Family Resource Center: 1324 Little Gloucester Road Gloucester Township, NJ 08012 Center for Family Services is committed to changing the odds... Read more →


Carol Lynn Rowen, Teacher of the Year Recipient; Taught in Glendora School District for 28 Years

Carol Lynn Rowen (nee Stackhouse). Have you ever known a teacher who knew the names of every student she taught in second, third and fourth grades? Carol Rowen was that person. This beautiful teacher, wife, mother, grandmother and friend of so many, passed away on December 27, 2018. Born and raised... Read more →


JEROME BY DAVE WOLFE | CNBNewsnet

Related: ARTIST Dave Wolfe Vol. 5 No. 28 (December 29, 2018) Editor's Note: Each Sunday morning we post a weekly comic strip provided by cartoonist Dave Wolfe, age 18. Dave has been drawing since he was 5 years old, he knew he wanted to be a cartoonist at the age of... Read more →


Gloucester City Police Arrest Suspect Carrying a Handgun along with Crack Cocaine and Cash

Ptl. Blaise O'Donnell and K9 Demo assisted in the arrest (CNBNews file photo) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (DECEMBER 29, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester City Police conducted a traffic earlier this week that resulted in the recovery of loaded .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun along with a quantity of crack cocaine and cash. According to police on... Read more →


Obituary: Angela D. Hines of Cherry Hill

Cherry Hill – On December 25, 2018. Age 64. (nee Peluso) Formerly of Merchantville. Predeceased by her husband Terry Wayne Hines. Loving mother of Dawn Peluso. Beloved daughter of Sally Ann Smith and the late Frank Peluso, Jr. Cherished grandmother of Angela Hazzard and great-grandmother of Brendyn Altman. Beloved sister of... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Puppies

Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 29, 2018)-- Dogs are individuals and their personalities show up shortly after birth. If you’ve ever had the opportunity to view a litter from birth to seven or eight weeks old you’ll notice that there is a definite hierarchy within the pack. Generally,... Read more →


El Paso may face "crisis" housing migrants due to Sun Bowl, incoming congresswoman warns

BY CAMILO MONTOYA-GALVEZ ( CBS NEWS ) The incoming congresswoman of the Texas border city of El Paso is warning of an imminent "crisis" as local officials and charities scramble to accommodate at least 1,600 migrants dropped off there by federal authorities in recent days. Representative-elect Veronica Escobar, a Democrat, told... Read more →


Organ-sparing treatments effective for bladder cancer and for prostate cancer

Newswise — Traditionally, treatment for muscle-invasive bladder cancer is chemotherapy followed by the removal of the patient’s entire bladder, known as a radical cystectomy. However, Beaumont researchers have data suggesting that treatment consisting of limited surgery followed by combination chemotherapy and radiation is just as effective, while allowing patients to keep... Read more →


How Organizations Can Leverage On Online National Police Check Australia Services

(CNBNewsnet)(December 29, 2018)--Running your own business can be the most satisfying thing in life. Everyone would like the chance where they are their own bosses as it allows them to better take control of the events in their lives. But there are many challenges to owning a business or company, especially... Read more →


FREE NEW YEAR’S DAY CELEBRATION RETURNS TO KIMMEL CENTER

JANUARY 1, 2019, 10AM–5PM PHILADELPHIA, PA--Celebrate New Year’s Day with family-oriented entertainment all day and views of the Mummer’s parade, hot chocolate, ticketed brunch by Garces Events, prizes & more! WHAT: The Kimmel Center is hosting its 14th annual New Year’s Day Celebration, with FREE family fun all day. Attendees are... Read more →


PORT AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES AGENCY’S FIRST ROLLOUT OF ALL-ELECTRIC BUSES

PART OF A PLANNED REPLACEMENT OF DIESEL SHUTTLES AT ITS THREE MAJOR AIRPORTS Six new buses at JFK now deployed, with new charging stations installed; agency planning to phase in 12 additional new electric buses at Newark Liberty and LaGuardia airports during first half of 2019 As part of an aggressive... Read more →


Public Health Alert: Potential Measles Exposure at Newark Liberty International Airport

Contact A Health Care Provider If You Suspect Exposure NEWARK, NJ (December 29, 2018)-- --On Dec. 24, 2018, an international traveler who has been confirmed to have measles — a highly contagious disease — arrived in Terminal B at Newark Liberty International Airport on a flight from Brussels. The individual was... Read more →


NJ Warns Residents Not to Consume Raw Milk Products Amid Pennsylvania Farm Investigation

NY Resident Became Ill After Consuming Unpasteurized Dairy Products from PA Farm The New Jersey Department of Health is urging residents not to consume raw milk products after a New York resident consumed unpasteurized dairy products from a Pennsylvania farm and became ill. An investigation by the New York State Departments... Read more →


Pennsylvania Game Commission Needs Your Help

photo provided THE Pennsylvania Game Commission needs your help. Two elk – a cow and her calf – were unlawfully killed in Snowshoe Township, Centre County, on the Sproul State Forest. It is believed the elk were most likely killed during the two week rifle deer season in November. State Game... Read more →


Officer Down: Michael Smith, Henry County Police Department, Georgia

Police Officer II Michael Smith Henry County Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Friday, December 28, 2018 HENRY COUNTY, GEORGIA (December 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Police Officer Michael Smith succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained on December 6th, 2018, while struggling with a suspect at a dentist's office at 378 Jonesboro Road in McDonough.... Read more →


Residential and Business alarm systems are required to be registered with MSPD

at the beginning of each year The Maple Shade Police Department would like to remind all homeowners and business owners that burglar alarms, fire alarms, robbery hold up alarms, and duress alarms, etc, must be registered with MSPD. Registration expires on December 31st. It is the responsibility of the applicant to... Read more →


Additional Animal Cruelty Charges Filed Against Shamong Woman

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that additional charges have been filed against a Shamong Township woman who was arrested last month after New Jersey State Police found 44 deceased dogs on her property and more than 150 others that were alive but being kept in substandard, inhumane conditions. Donna Roberts,... Read more →


Lumberton Man Charged with Possessing, Distributing Child Pornography

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Lumberton Township man has been arrested and charged with possession and distribution of child pornography. Jeffrey Degroff, 58, of the first block of Chase Road in Lumberton, was charged with seven counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (five Second Degree and... Read more →


Pine Hill "Lights the Night" New Year's celebration Postponed Due to Forecast for Inclement Weather

The Pine Hill Police Department announced today that the community's New Year Eve event schedule for Monday evening December 31 has been postponed due to the forecast of inclement weather. LOOK FOR A RESCHEDULED EVENT IN 2019. Address/Location Pine Hill Police Department 48 West 6th Avenue Pine Hill, NJ 08021 Contact... Read more →


Dr. David Condoluci Honored with Teddy DePrince Award

CHERRY HILL, NJ (December 28, 2018) — David V. Condoluci, DO, MACOI, Senior Vice President and Chief Patient Safety & Quality Officer at Jefferson Health – New Jersey, was recently presented with the Teddy DePrince Award at the 29th Annual HIV Medical Update in Cherry Hill, NJ, in recognition of his... Read more →


OBITUARY: HOWARD S. AGNEW OF SEWELL

Howard S. Agnew Sewell – On Dec. 23, 2018. Age 94. Survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Madeline M. Underwood–Agnew; sons, David and Howard Agnew; step-daughter, Faith Underwood. Predeceased by step children, Eileen Vitola (surviving Dr. Carl A. Vitola) and Daniel Underwood. Beloved grandfather of Laura Caputo (BJ), Mario... Read more →


NJ State Commission of Investigation Exams the Link Between Scrap Metal Yards and Drug Addicts

Several South Jersey scrap metal yards cited for violations William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet The New Jersey State Commission of Investigation (SCI) released a 108 page report in June about scrap metal yards in the state helping addicts fund their drug habits by buying stolen metal products such as copper... Read more →


Up To A Third Of Knee Replacements Pack Pain And Regret

Danette Lake sits on her front porch after walking her dogs, Zoe and Chloe. A doctor told Lake that knee replacement surgery could reduce her arthritis pain by 75 percent. One year after the surgery, however, she’s still in extreme pain and unable to work. (Rachel Mummey for KHN) Danette Lake... Read more →


NEW YEAR'S EVE/NEW YEAR'S DAY CELEBRATION

photo provided PHILADELPHIA PA--A festive night like New Year’s Eve calls for a festive celebration — and Philadelphia hosts many of them to welcome the new year each year. The big show is the annual SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront, featuring two spectacular shows on the Delaware River... Read more →


The Medical Minute: Screening for Hepatitis C can reduce chance of liver disease

Newswise — Hepatitis C is a good news, bad news kind of disease. The bad news is that many with the liver-attacking virus may not even know it. The good news is that once discovered, doctors can effectively treat and even remove it. “We can eliminate the virus and keep people... Read more →


Delaware's Christmas Tree Recycling Tradition

Take your tree to a yard waste site or contact your waste collector DOVER (Dec. 27, 2018) – DNREC encourages Delawareans to give their recycling spirit a boost after the holiday season by taking their Christmas trees to one of many yard waste recycling facilities located throughout the state. Christmas trees... Read more →


Seniors Steamed Over Cuts To SilverSneakers Fitness Program

by Judith Graham/Kaiser Health News John Garland Graves was taken aback when he walked into his McKinleyville, Calif., gym in October and learned that his SilverSneakers membership was being canceled. Since 2014, Graves, 69, has enjoyed free access to the gym through SilverSneakers, the nation’s best-known fitness program for seniors. He... Read more →


MS-13 allegedly used a 13-year-old girl to lure murder victim to Queens bird sanctuary

By Amanda Woods and Max Jaeger December 23, 2018 Modal Trigger Bayswater Point State ParkDennis Clark The man found dead and half-naked in a Queens bird sanctuary was lured there with promises of sex — and then slaughtered by members of the vicious MS-13 gang, according to law enforcement sources. Ian... Read more →