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January 12, 2019

A Message from US Senator Bob Menendez

A lot has happened this week and we’re in the midst of the longest shutdown in history—all because of President Trump’s senseless demand for a border wall. I’ve been fighting with my colleagues to reopen the government and protect federal workers. In the meantime, here are three other things you... Read more →


War Hero, Triple-Amputee Veteran behind “Fund the Wall” GoFundMe Announces New Organization

to Build U.S. Southern Border Wall CNBNews graphics file Team pledges to build portions of the wall, cut U.S. government costs in half January 11, 2019 02:18 PM Eastern Standard Time WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Heartened by the overwhelming support of fellow Americans who have donated over $20 million to the viral GoFundMe... Read more →


Families to College hosts Open House for interested families and community members

Bridgeton, New Jersey, Jan. 11, 2019 – The Families to College Initiative welcomes the public to their Open House Jan. 25 from 5-7 p.m. at the Families to College Campus Center at 40 E. Commerce Street. Members of the community are invited to learn about the Families to College Program.... Read more →


Migrants from Terrorist Nations Try to Enter U.S. Via Mexico at Record Rates

—300% Hike in Bangladeshis in Texas Alone JUDICIAL WATCH (January 12, 2019)--Federal agents along the southern border routinely encounter individuals from terrorist nations and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) considers them one of the top threats to the United States, according to a congressional report made public this month.... Read more →


Camden County Offering Flu Shots

Flu season is in full swing here in South Jersey, and officials in Camden County are reminding everyone in the community that it's not too late to get your flu shot. The Camden County Department of Health and Human Services' Flu Shot program, which is sponsored by the Freeholder Board,... Read more →


JMU December Graduates from NJ

HARRISONBURG, VA (01/10/2019)-- James Madison University was pleased to graduate more than 930 members of the campus community during commencement ceremonies that took place in December 2018. The top three most popular undergraduate majors were nursing, health sciences and hospitality management. Of the students in graduate programs, 142 received master's... Read more →


Browns Mills Man Indicted For Homicide; The Fire Killed His 92-Year-Old Mother and Her Friend

Kurt Smith BROWNS MILLS, NJ (January 11, 2019)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 60-year-old man has been indicted for causing a house fire that resulted in the deaths of his elderly mother and her companion in the Browns Mills section of Pemberton Township late last year. Kurt Smith... Read more →


A Message from Congressman Donald Norcross

Working families are suffering because of the ongoing partial government shutdown. Last week, I voted to get us out of this mess and reopen the government for the hundreds of thousands of workers furloughed or without paychecks. I hope to see our President and Senate Republicans follow suit, so we... Read more →


NJ Students Named to the University of Vermont Dean's List

(University of Vermont photo) BURLINGTON, VT (01/09/2019)-- To be named to the dean's list, students must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or better and rank in the top 20 percent of their class in their respective college or school. The following local students have been named to the University... Read more →


Elizabeth Resident Charged with Vehicular Homicide in Death of 9-Year-Old Daughter

Marcelo Rizzo MOUNT HOLLY NJ (January 11, 2019)(CNBNewsnet_- Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and New Jersey State Police Colonel Patrick J. Callahan announced that a 37-year-old Elizabeth man was charged yesterday with causing the death of his young daughter during a crash on Interstate 295 in Mount Laurel late last... Read more →


CENTURY 21 Advantage Gold Supports Community With Donation To Easter Seals

Company’s 2018 Contributions to the Charity Exceeded $12,500 Philadelphia, PA - Pennsylvania (Grassroots Newswire) - CENTURY 21 Advantage Gold today announced that it's 2018 contributions to Easter Seals Southeastern Pennsylvania totaled 12,500. It's participation this past year marked the office’s number year of being affiliated with the organization. This past... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: When a Pet Dies/CNBNewsnet

Dawn Watson/CNBNEWSnet When a beloved friend or relative dies people are quick to console the bereaved. However, when a pet dies the loss is often overlooked. We treasure our pets and consider them part of the family and their passing causes an inexplainable void in our lives. If someone close... Read more →


Delaware Has New Permit Program for Removal of Lead Coatings from Water Tanks

DOVER, Delaware (Jan. 11, 2019) – Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) announced today the creation of a new permit program that establishes regulatory conditions for the sandblasting of outdoor water tanks to remove lead-based paint. Contractors often use sandblasting to remove paint from water tanks in... Read more →


NJ Students Receive O'Hara Award for Academic Achievement at The University of Scranton

From left: Debra Pellegrino, Ed.D., dean of the Panuska College of Professional Studies, and recipients of the Frank O'Hara medals from the Panuska College of Professional Studies: Emily Campo, Madison Heaton and Melissa Busch. SCRANTON, PA (01/09/2019)-- Local residents were among the students at The University of Scranton who were... Read more →


THE CHOCOLATE EXPO COMES TO THE WESTFIELD GARDEN STATE PLAZA IN PARAMUS

Just in time for Valentine’s Day… America’s sweetest event to feature more than 50 vendors, family-friendly activities and stars from classic movies “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory” and “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.” PARAMUS, NJ, JANUARY 27, 2019 –- It’s all about chocolate, food and fun at The Chocolate Expo,... Read more →


CNB Spotlight on College Students from NJ

Valdosta State University Announces Fall 2018 Dean's List VALDOSTA, GA (01/08/2019)-- Valdosta State University is proud to announce its Fall 2018 Dean's List. Students who achieve a semester grade point average of 3.50 or higher on nine or more semester hours with an institutional grade point average of 3.00 or... Read more →


RACING HAS A NEW NAME: IT’S O-S-C-A-R

Oscar Mayer Announces Its 2019 Partnership with Roush Fenway Racing’s Ryan Newman Who Will Power the No. 6 Oscar Mayer Ford Mustang in the Great American Race CONCORD, N.C. & PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO (January 11, 2019)--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oscar Mayer will debut as a 2019 sponsor of the No. 6 Oscar Mayer... Read more →


NJ Ranks 38th as Stagnant Investments into Programs to Help People with Disabilities Decline

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Stagnant or declining investments in state programs that help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities lead more independent and productive lives have resulted in New Jersey dropping from 34th place in 2016 to 38th place this year in state rankings, according to the Case for Inclusion 2019,... Read more →


NJ Supreme Court Announces Ruling on Super Bowl Tickets Case

TRENTON, NJ (January 10, 2019)--The New Jersey State Supreme Court today ruled the National Football League did not violate New Jersey’s ticket brokering law when it did not make at least 95 percent of tickets to Super Bowl XLVIII, played at MetLife Stadium in the Meadowlands, available for sale to... Read more →


A Look Ahead: Where Artificial Intelligence May Take Journalism in 2019

Julian Dossett / prnewswire.com 2018 was a banner year for artificial intelligence (AI) in journalism, with many of the largest news publishers embracing machine-learning tools to augment newsrooms. The Washington Post, Associated Press, and Reuters are just a few of the industry leaders who turned to AI in 2018. Publishers... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: BEZOS’ AND THE BOZOS IN MEDIA WHO SPIN ADULTERY AS DATING

By Mort Fertel, relationships expert and founder of Marriage Fitness This Bezos story infuriates me and is so bad for society. Bezos isn't dating Lauren Sanchez, as the media likes to report; he's having an affair! The guy is married and announcing plans to divorce doesn't give him license to... Read more →