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January 17, 2019

Life of a Student-Athlete

Remember when you were a child and you had those dreams of going to college for sports? You were certain you were playing for Coach K or Coach Wooden (depending on your age) or Nick Saban or whoever the best college program was in your sports field. The fact of the matter is that all those times in the backyard... Read more →


Middle Township Resident Herbert E. Tozer Sentenced to 28 Years for Fatal Stabbing

Cape May Court House, New Jersey (January 17, 2019_== - Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland announced on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, Herbert E. Tozer, a 53- year-old male from Middle Township, was sentenced to 28 years in New Jersey State Prison by the Honorable Bernard E. DeLury, Jr., Presiding Judge of the Superior Court. This sentence was related... Read more →


NJBIA ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING $15 MINIMUM WAGE AGREEMENT

"Historically, NJBIA has been opposed to a minimum wage that artificially inflates the value of an entry-level position. We have, instead, advocated for workforce development and believe that when skills are lifted, wages are naturally increased. "Today's announcement is another hit to small businesses who are absorbing cumulative costs in the form of new mandates, more subsidies for energy delivery... Read more →


ANE Adds 17 More Agencies to Insurance Network in New Jersey and Pennsylvania

Eight New Jersey Agencies Join Network MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., January 17, 2019 – ANE, Agency Network Exchange LLC, announced it added 17 more agencies in Pennsylvania and New Jersey in 2018, growing the network to more than 70 independently owned and operated agencies across the Mid-Atlantic states. Eight additional businesses from New Jersey joined the network last year. ANE members... Read more →


NJDOT Implementing Business Day Protocol for Friday Storm

Winter Weather Congestion Alert** CNBNews graphics file Avoid Unnecessary Travel and Consider Telecommuting if possible (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today issued a Winter Weather Congestion Alert and are implementing the Department’s Business Day Protocol based on the forecast for expected snow and freezing rain overnight tonight and into the morning commute tomorrow, Friday, January 18,... Read more →


Enjoy a true Winterfest Brewfest 

PHILADELPHIA, PA (January 17, 2019)--Last Sunday we enjoyed a real Snowy Bowie, and it's looking like this weekend will be a true Winterfest Brewfest. Luckily, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest only gets better with a layer of snow. This Saturday and Sunday, you can enjoy it all with samples from your favorite local breweries or bring the family out for Storytime... Read more →


Delaware’s Parks and Recreation Council votes to raise surf-fishing permit fees for 2019 season

DNREC to cap number of annual surf-fishing permits issued at 17,000 DOVER (Jan.17, 2019) – Delaware’s Parks and Recreation Council, which advises DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation, today voted to raise surf fishing permit fees this year and to limit the number of permits issued annually to no more than 17,000. Both decisions were made at a regularly-scheduled Parks... Read more →


Code Blue Declared in Cumberland County

CUMBERLAND COUNTY NJ--Dr. Robin Weinstein, president of the M25 Initiative and chair of the Cumberland County Code Blue Coalition has announced that a Code Blue was declared by County Emergency Management officials for the evenings of Wednesday, January 16th, and Thursday, January 17th. Warming Centers will be open from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. In the City of Bridgeton, the... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: HERE ARE MURPHY'S FIVE TAX INCENTIVE IDEAS FOR EDA

Gov. Phil Murphy devoted much of his State of the State address on Tuesday rebuking the Economic Development Authority (EDA) for waste uncovered by a recent audit. On Wednesday, he announced a new way forward: five re-fashioned programs, with caps and sunset dates. The list is below. (ROI-NJ) NJ Forward: a jobs-based program to replace Grow New Jersey, capped at... Read more →


American Water Selected for 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Recognizing Commitment to Advancing Women in the Workplace The 2019 Gender-Equality Index highlights 230 firms that are trailblazers in their commitment to transparency in workplace gender reporting January 16, 2019 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time CAMDEN CITY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today that it is one of 230... Read more →


Congressman Norcross: Do What Americans Need & Deserve-Raise the Minimum Wage

WASHINGTON, DC (January 16, 2019)--– Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross – a member of the House Education and Labor Committee and an electrician by trade – joined a bicameral group of colleagues, including the Democratic leadership team and Senator Bernie Sanders, in introducing the Raise the Wage Act of 2019. “I’ve worked for minimum wage and I was once a... Read more →


FATAL TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN LOWER TOWNSHIP

CNBNews graphic files Lower Township NJ (January 17, 2019)-- - Lower Township Police responded to a motor vehicle crash on January 12th at approximately 11:55 p.m. on Fishing Creek Road in the Fishing Creek section of the township. The investigation revealed Patrick Wood, 25, of, Villas was driving a 2008 Nissan Altima northbound in the area of Breakwater Road. Wood... Read more →


CNB Spotlight on College Students from NJ

Remington James Little of Crosswicks, N.J. Named to Clarkson University's Dean's List POTSDAM, NY (01/16/2019)-- Remington James Little of Crosswicks, N.J. , a mechanical engineering major, was named to the Dean's List for the fall 2018 semester at Clarkson University. Dean's List students must achieve a minimum 3.25 grade-point average and also carry at least 14 credit hours. Clarkson University... Read more →


OVER 3,000 FROM PHILADELPHIA ARCHDIOCESE TO PARTICIPATE IN MARCH FOR LIFE

IN WASHINGTON, D.C. The Annual March for Life is a national event promoting the respect and protection of all human life from conception to natural death. This year marks the 46th anniversary of the United States Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wadeand Doe v. Bolton decisions that legalized abortion nationwide. Over 3,000 faithful from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will take... Read more →


Camden City Resident Mutota Amon, age 39, Shot and Killed

CNBNews graphics file CAMDEN CITY, NJ (January 17, 2019)--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a homicide in Camden on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Camden County Police responded to reports of a person who was shot at the intersection of Morton and Norris Streets in Camden at approximately 2:48 p.m. When officers arrived... Read more →


NEW JERSEY SPORTS BETTING AND ONLINE GAMBLING HIT $1 BILLION MILESTONES

Sportsbooks take in more than $1 billion in bets in less than seven months (ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — New Jersey ended 2018 on a billion dollar note, surpassing more than $1 billion in sports bets for the year and crossing the $1 billion mark in lifetime gross revenue generated by legal online gambling. And with “The Big Game” just ahead,... Read more →


House Representatives Meet with the President

TRENTON, NJ (January 16, 2019)--Today, Democratic Members of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus Representatives Josh Gottheimer, Thomas Suozzi, Vincente Gonzalez, Anthony Brindisi, Dean Phillips, Max Rose, and Abigail Spanberger met at the White House to sit down with President Trump in the Situation Room regarding the shutdown. Entering the meeting, the Members released the following statement: “Over the last weeks,... Read more →


NJ Sierra Club: DEP Parks Concession Shows Impact of Budget Cuts to Parks

TRENTON, NJ (January 16, 2019)--The Department of Environmental Protection announced that they will begin accepting applications from vendors to operate concessions at parks and recreational areas at the Atision Recreational Area in Wharton State and Forest, Bass River State Forest in Burlington County, and other state parks in New Jersey. “The DEP is now looking for private vendors for concession... Read more →


New Jersey Political Operative Pete Sheridan Joins Red Maverick Media

TRENTON, NJ (JANUARY 16, 2019) – Pete Sheridan, a high-profile political operative in New Jersey, has joined political consulting firm Red Maverick Media. With the addition of Sheridan, Red Maverick is drastically expanding the firm’s footprint into New Jersey and throughout the northeast. Sheridan is an experienced political operative with deep ties in New Jersey. He worked on both of... Read more →


NJ Treasury:  Revenue Collections Dip as Federal Tax Law Changes Impact the Timing of Payments

(TRENTON, NJ) – The Department of the Treasury reported that December revenue collections for the major taxes totaled $2.973 billion, down $335 million, or 10.1 percent below last December. However, year-to-date, total collections of $12.901 billion are up $269 million for FY 2019, 2.1 percent above the same period last year. The dip in overall December collections is due primarily... Read more →


Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

Turnersville, NJ (Grassroots Newswire) January 15, 2019 - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently issued the second edition of their Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, providing science-based guidance to help people ages three years and older improve their health through participation in regular physical activity.* For the child development professionals at The Little Gym of Washington... Read more →


Ewing Resident Who Possessed Over 12,000 Files of Child Pornography Sentenced to Prison

TRENTON NJ (January 2019) – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a Mercer County man who had more than 12,000 files of child pornography on his computer devices was sentenced to prison today for distributing child pornography online through a peer-to-peer network. Matthew Brutto, 32, of Ewing, N.J., was sentenced to five years in state prison, including 2 ½... Read more →


2019 Science and Environmental Summit Focuses on Collaboration

photo courtesy of https://response.restoration.noaa.gov WILMINGTON, Delaware (January 16, 2019)--— On Thanksgiving weekend in 2004, the Delaware River experienced the largest oil spill in nearly a decade from the Athos I. At that time, 30,000 gallons of crude oil leaked from the ship and left a 24-mile-long slick. Nearly 20 years later, are we better prepared now for another major spill?... Read more →


Help Wanted: Marine Terminal Security Officer

Gloucester Terminals Gloucester City, NJ, USA Job Description and Duties: Gloucester Terminals LLC is a marine terminal located on the Delaware River across from Philadelphia, PA. Gloucester Terminals is seeking highly motivated individuals to work an entry level position. Candidates must be able to work in a fast paced, ever changing, drug free environment, security experience a plus. Applicants must... Read more →