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January 22, 2019

Funeral Services Announced for Mayor James

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 22, 2019)CNBNEWSNET)--Funeral services for former Gloucester City Mayor William P. James will William P. James be held on Friday, January 25 from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm . Viewing Friday at St Mary’s RC Church with Mass of Christian Burial at 8 pm. Camden County Pipes and Drums Bagpipers and Gloucester City Police Department to Lead... Read more →

NJ LOVES YOUR MONEY! Tax and Spend!!!

NJ1015.COM TRENTON, NJ --It’s always been difficult to live in New Jersey because of the onerous taxes, restrictions and fees, but due to the fact that we are a creative and industrious lot, we’ve always found a way to make it through. Traditionally, New Jersey property owners have found a couple of extra bucks by either buying summer rental properties... Read more →

Gloucester Township Police Warns Public of Distraction Burglary Scams

The average victim of a distraction burglary is 81 years old. image provided by Gloucester Township PD GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (January 22, 2019)--A current trend in burglaries is the “distraction burglary”. On 01/17/19 at approximately 3:25 pm the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to a report of an attempted theft/ suspicious activity call in the Blackwood section of town. Two... Read more →

Gloucester County Prosecutor Announces Special Unit to Handle Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence

WOODBURY, NJ (January 22,2019)--Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore announces the creation of the Special Victims Unit (SVU) within the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office to uphold and strengthen the Prosecutor’s Office commitment to victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Upon assuming leadership of the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office in 2017, Prosecutor Fiore undertook a comprehensive review of existing services, and... Read more →

Obituary: Erika Brown, age 88, of Bellmawr

Erika Brown (nee Riedlinger), on January 22, 2019, of Bellmawr. Age 88. Beloved wife of the late James Brown. Stepmother of Anne Breyer (Joseph) and Mary Sue Ballistreri (the late John). Loving grandmother of Matthew Ballistreri (Bridget), Lisa Ballistreri, and Alex Breyer (Carolyn) and loving great grandmother of Cassidy Ballistreri and Novi Breyer. Loving aunt of Rosanna D’Amico (Mark) and... Read more →

Obituary: Dante J. Martino, of Runnemede

Dante J. Martino July 24, 1949 - January 21, 2019 Dante J. Martino, on January 21, 2019, of Runnemede. Age 69. Beloved son of Carmen, Sr. and Clara (nee DeCecco). Devoted brother of Carmen, Jr. (Julia), Dolores Baratti, and Michael Martino. Loving uncle of Carmen III, Nicole Busser (Ed), and Paul Baratti. Dear cousin of Linda, Patricia, Gina, and Joseph.... Read more →

Camden County Sponsors Free Narcan Training

The Overdose Prevention Act now allows doctors the ability to prescribe the opiate antidote Narcan (naloxone) to those in a position to help someone else during an overdose of heroin or other opioids. The law also eliminates civil and criminal liability to anyone who administers naloxone. Free trainings and education on how to administer naloxone to reverse a heroin/opioid overdose... Read more →

Camden County Freedom Medal Ceremony Jan. 23

COLLINGSWOOD, NJ (January 22, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--Eighteen Camden County residents will be honored for their unselfish contributions to improving their community at the 2019 Camden County Freedom Medal Ceremony on Jan. 23rd. The award, created by the Freeholder Board in 2001, is presented to civic leaders who demonstrate the ideals and actions that reflect the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.... Read more →

Guest Opinion:Video Exonerates Catholic Students

January 22, 2018 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Kentucky Catholic students and what actually happened: There were three parties to the dustup that occurred on January 18. Catholic students from Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky, who had participated in the March for Life, assembled on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial waiting for buses to take... Read more →

Philadelphia Archdiocese Launches 2019 Catholic Charities Appeal; Goal $12.5 MILLION

PHILADELPHIA PA (January 22, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)-At a news conference this morning, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia launched the 2019 Catholic Charities Appeal (CCA), the single largest fundraising initiative in the Archdiocese. The theme for this year’s Appeal is “Giving Hope to All” and the fundraising goal is $12.5 million. The announcement took place at Saint Katherine Day School in Wynnewood (Montgomery County),... Read more →

Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources:

The Importance of Cleaning Bird Feeders

Goldfinch with eye disease by Bill Beil By Maryland Department of Natural Resources In 1994, a group of Project FeederWatchers in Washington, D.C. noticed house finches showing up to their feeders with red, swollen, crusty eyes. The ailments were soon found to be linked to house finch eye disease, or mycoplasmal conjunctivitis. Conjunctivitis is caused by a bacteria, and different... Read more →

January is National Blood Donor Month

A Pennsylvania Family is Celebrating Blood Donors and Organ Donors on Their Daughter’s Two-Year Liver Transplant anniversary January 2019 -- January is designated as National Blood Donor Month by The American Red Cross to encourage donors to give blood, which is typically in short supply during winter due to the holidays and inclement weather that makes people more prone to... Read more →

Hindering melanoma metastasis with an FDA-approved drug

In a mouse model, the FDA-approved drug reserpine seemed to hamper the ability of tumors to reshape distant tissues in ways that would encourage metastasis, for example, reducing the accumulation of fibronectin, a protein associated with certain types of cancer. (JANUARY 21, 2019)--For cancer to spread, it needs a hospitable environment in distant organs. This fertile “soil” can provide a... Read more →

Philadelphia's Live Music Scene Sounds So Good

Venues Large & Small Attract All Genres of Musicians Renowned for its live music scene, Philadelphia’s vibrant rock, rap, jazz and pop venues showcase some of world’s most buzzed-about musicians. Philly is where The Roots, Pink, McCoy Tyner, Meek Mill, Santigold, Cayetana, Jill Scott, Christian McBride and The War on Drugs all came. Philly hosts Jay Z’s Made in America... Read more →

Dear supporters, friends, and those interested in the Republican Party of Pennsylvania:

(January 21, 2019)--I want to begin this week's message by once again recognizing the service and contributions of Congressman Tom Marino, who announced this week he will be stepping down from office. Congressman Marino is a dedicated public servant and has made innumerable contributions to his district, the US Congress, and the people of Pennsylvania. We wish him luck in... Read more →

Face of Defense: Alameda-based Coast Guard cutter and crew depart for Western Pacific patrol

(January 21, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--On a gray and foggy morning, tears intermingled with rain as family members braved the elements to say goodbye to the 170 crew members of Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL-750), a 418-foot national security cutter, which departed Alameda, California, Sunday for a patrol in the Western Pacific Ocean. The U.S. Coast Guard has an enduring role in the... Read more →

PLAYNJ.com: NJ Sports Books to Collect $100 Million in Bets for Super Bowl

As much as $325 million could be bet in legal sportsbooks nationwide (ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — New Jersey’s sports books will take in an estimated $100 million in bets — part of a projected $325 million in total bets at legal sportsbooks across the country — for the season-ending matchup between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams,... Read more →

Guest Opinion: NJBIA Calls For Economically Responsible Minimum Wage Bill

(January 21, 2019)--In an Op-Ed that appeared in ROI-NJ on Friday, NJBIA President and CEO Michele Siekerka called the agreement announced last week by Gov. Phil Murphy and legislative leadership to raise the minimum wage to $15 as "far from economically responsible." Siekerka first notes the cumulative expenses already absorbed by small businesses in New Jersey - including "costly mandates,... Read more →

Liver cancer patients can be treated for Hep C infection

Newswise — DALLAS – Jan. 18, 2019 – A large, multi-center study refutes earlier suggestions that antiviral drugs for treating hepatitis C may lead to a higher recurrence of liver cancer. Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center studied the records of patients who had been successfully treated for liver cancer at 31 medical centers in North America, comparing those who... Read more →

Brooklawn Mayor Branella, Council Members McCleary & McConnell Take Oath of Office

BROOKLAWN, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--Congratulations to Mayor Teri Branella, Council President Julie McCleary and Councilwoman Trish McConnell who were sworn in for another term during the Borough of Brooklawn's Reorganization meeting which took place earlier this month at Borough Hall. The oath of office was administered by New Jersey Assemblyman Bill Spearman. Friends and family members were in attendance along with Camden... Read more →