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January 14, 2019

Statement of AG Grewal Regarding the State Comptroller’s Audit of EDA Incentive Programs

TRENTON, NJ (JANUARY 14, 2019)--Last week, the Office of the State Comptroller issued an audit report identifying serious deficiencies in the management and administration of certain tax incentive programs run by the Economic Development Authority (EDA). For more than a decade, the Comptroller’s Office has earned a reputation for the rigor and independence of its work, and I want to... Read more →


NJ Sierra Club: Attorney General to Investigate EDA Tax Incentive Program

TRENTON, NJ (January 14, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Monday his office will investigate whether any laws were broken during the state’s CNBNews graphics file distribution of corporate tax incentives. Governor Murphy announced last week that he will be capping some of New Jersey’s tax break credit programs for 2019. Murphy ordered an audit on the Economic Development... Read more →


North American International Auto Show Sat.; Students Receive NAIAS Poster Awards

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Correspondent (Detroit, Michigan)(January 14, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--The North American International Auto Show will be open to the public starting Saturday January 19, and running until Sunday January 27, 2019 at Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. The NAIAS is an automotive event unlike any other. At NAIAS you have the opportunity to see up-close the vehicles and technologies... Read more →


Officer Down: Sergeant Wytasha Carter, Shot and Killed While Arresting Two Alleged Thieves

Sergeant Wytasha Carter Birmingham Police Department, Alabama End of Watch Sunday, January 13, 2019 Birmingham, AL (January 14, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--Sergeant Wytasha Carter, age 44, was shot and killed as he and another officer attempted to arrest two men who were breaking into vehicles at a bar in 900 block of Fifth Avenue North just before 2:00 am. They were in the... Read more →


Obituary: Michael J. Carr of Runnemede, age 59

Michael J. Carr April 09, 1959 - January 10, 2019 Michael J. Carr, 59, formerly of Stratford, passed away on January 10. He was the beloved son of June Boyne of Mt. Ephraim and the late George Carr of Parkville, MD. After graduating Haddon Heights High School in 1977, Michael started his lifelong career in the heating and cooling industry... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: FEBRUARY SNAP BENEFITS WILL BE ISSUED ON JAN. 19

As the partial shutdown drags into week three, the USDA has announced that the millions of Americans — 730,000 in New Jersey — who count on SNAP will be issued February's benefits early, on January 19. "There is no guarantee [that] the federal government benefits will be available beyond February," state Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson Carole Johnson said. (TAPinto... Read more →


Obituary: JoAnn C. Wrysec of Runnemede age 63

JoAnn C. Wrysec October 18, 1955 - January 11, 2019 JoAnn C. Wrysec (nee Grugan) on January 11, 2019 of Runnemede age 63. Beloved wife of the late Gene Costa. JoAnn is survived by her loving daughter and son in law, Stephanie and Todd Cerminaro. Her grandchildren, Giavonna, Nicklas, Ava Jo, and fur baby Chico. Dear sisters, Peggy Ryan Mannion,... Read more →


January 14, 2019

CNBNews CHEERS AND JEERS

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet CHEER—Here in Gloucester City our new mayor, Dan Spencer, had a rousing swearing-in ceremony held at the Gloucester High School auditorium last week. The celebration began with CNBNews graphics file the Ferko String Band playing music followed by Spencer, newcomer Councilman George Berglund and other council members doing the mummer strut up to the... Read more →


Rhode Island University Student from NJ Named to the Dean's List

KINGSTON, RI (01/07/2019)-- The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce that more than 5,500 undergraduates have qualified for the fall 2018 Dean's List. The students represent nearly all of Rhode Island's cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, and many other states and nations. To be included on the Dean's List, students... Read more →


GALLOWAY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO 2015 KILLING OF HIS FATHER

MAYS LANDING – A 33 year-old Galloway Township man pleaded guilty to the bludgeoning death of his father in April 2015, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. James Sopuch Jr. On Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2018, James Sopuch, Jr. pleaded guilty before Judge Patricia M. Wild, J.S.C to Aggravated Manslaughter in the killing of his father, 60 year-old James Sopuch,... Read more →


Murphy Administration Announces Grants to Encourage Teacher Diversity

Trenton, NJ – Two universities will expand recruitment and training opportunities for teachers of color in high-needs school districts through a $750,000 grant, the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) announced today. The NJDOE’s “Diversifying the Teacher Pipeline” grants will be awarded to Montclair State University, which will partner with Newark Public Schools, and Rutgers University’s Center for Effective School... Read more →


Redbank Battlefield fights back against the cold with fun activities for all ages

(National Park, NJ) The incoming cold weather hasn't managed to slow down any activities within the county, including those taking place at Redbank Battlefield Park and the James and Ann Whitall House. Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, "Winter at Redbank Battlefield Park is beautiful and there are still many great events taking place." Programs offered at the Whitall house... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': Two Feet of Feet (cnbnewsnet)

Dawn Watson/CNBNewsnet My feet are enormous. When I shop for shoes I have several choices: buy a woman’s gigantic size and try to cram my feet into them or buy a man’s size and look like Ronald MacDonald from the ankles, down. Men’s shoe styles are mostly wide at the front. My feet aren’t made that way—they’re more like skis... Read more →


KRAFT Natural Cheese is Now Made from Milk without the Artificial Hormone rbST

PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Few things are better than cheese, but KRAFT continues to raise the bar. KRAFT believes consumers deserve cheese as it should be, and that’s why KRAFT Natural Cheese is now made with milk from cows raised without the artificial growth hormone rbST – and it’s as delicious as ever. “Everything we do at KRAFT revolves around the... Read more →


Gloucester County Residents! Free NARCAN training session scheduled for February 14 and March 13

The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Gloucester County Addictions Task Force remind residents that the next available sessions will take place on Thursday, Feb. 14 at Rowan College at Gloucester County Room IC-405, 1400 Tanyard Road, Sewell, NJ 08082 and Wednesday March 13 at the Greenwich Library, 411 Swedesboro Road, Gibbstown, NJ 08027 and have plenty of open... Read more →


GLSEN Survey of New Jersey's LGBTQ Students

With many state legislatures back in session, GLSEN today released state-level data from its benchmark National School Climate Survey, which demonstrate that schools across the nation are not safe for most lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) middle and high school students. In addition, many LGBTQ students do not have access to important school resources, such as an LGBTQ-inclusive... Read more →


Giuseppe Chila sworn in as Gloucester County's 24th Surrogate

(Woodbury, NJ) – The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders held the County’s 333rd Annual Reorganization on Friday, January 4, 2019. Giuseppe Chila was sworn in to serve as County Surrogate by the Honorable Donald W. Norcross, U.S. Member of the House of Representatives NJ-01. A Surrogate is a constitutional official elected for a five-year term and considered part of... Read more →