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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 down alcohol. It stays in the system longer. Tolerance... 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 season. Along those lines, I was glad to see... 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 performing in the parade on New Year's Day. Many... 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 Heineken USA. Advertisements promoting the free rides are running... 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 become scared at the sound of fireworks or noisy... 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. Loving grandmother of Sean, Timothy, Kerry, Evan, Matthew, Emily,... 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 they are off the ice. Its new location is... 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, Jeremy, Matthew, Chris, Nicholas, Junior, Justice, Claudia, Lillianna and... 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 how unfair life is as they show off their... 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 major reasons why so many people come to Vegas... 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 the rules will take effect January or later in... 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 PM. Lou Gramm is a founding member of Foreigner... 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 sculptures, painting and works on paper at the Philadelphia... 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 work around your home? Or perhaps you’d just like... 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, soda, and water was associated with a higher likelihood... 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 Newsradio. Out and about at Midnight? Look up! Fireworks... 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 per ticket Live Art + Exhibited Art Resident Artist... 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 property. There are approximately 78 boxes of the panels... 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 January we ensure that all of our residents have... 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 available to the public—a sweeping change in California law.... 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 wife Mona, stepson Jason Vernon and his wife Andrea,... 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 Atlantic City fashion, a bad bet. Gilliam’s allies were... 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 for children and families across southern New Jersey. We... 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 in Runnemede, she resided in Washington Township from 1964... 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 8. He’s been distributing his comics in school since... Read more →