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February 2, 2019

Bill Expanding Paid Family Leave Is Too Much, NJBIA Says

Expanding New Jersey's paid family leave law to apply to more small businesses and dramatically increasing benefits is simply too much for companies to absorb, the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) said today. The bill, which is scheduled for a vote today in both houses, would apply the law to companies with 30 or more employees instead of... Read more →


Ryan Reven, Pummeled in Camden City Dies; The Deceased, age 42, was a Gloucester City Resident

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (February 2, 2019)(GloucesterCityNews.net)--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a delayed homicide in the city. The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office received information from Cooper University Hospital that a patient, Ryan Reven, 42, of Gloucester City, was pronounced deceased on February 1, 2019 at approximately 2:31 p.m. Ryan Reven was physically... Read more →


Obituary: Leslie A. Cunane (nee Kaurloto) of Audubon Park, age 58

On January 28, 2019, of Audubon Park, formerly of Oaklyn, NJ, age 58. She is the beloved Fiancé of Mike Gehman, loving mother of Nicole (Adam) and Thomas (Azsa) Cunane, dear sister of John Kaurloto, Terrie Kaurloto-Lynch (Russell) and Russell Kaurloto (Susan) and loving grandmother of James, Carter, Dalton, Wyatt and Helena. Relatives and friends are invited to meet Saturday... Read more →


Mark Lyczak 45, of Burlington Township, Sentenced to 47 Years for the Murder of 2 Sisters

CNBNews graphics file CAMDEN CITY, NJ (February 1, 2019)(GloucesterCityNews.net)--A Burlington County man was sentenced today to 47 years in State Prison for the murder of two sisters and the stabbing of his then girlfriend. Mark Lyczak 45, of Burlington Township, will be required to serve at least 40 years of his sentence before he could be eligible for parole. He... Read more →


Jimmy Vaccaro joins Rivers Casino Pittsburgh as Director of Sports Relations

(Photo: Business Wire) February 1, 2019 PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Pennsylvania native and renowned Las Vegas oddsmaker Jimmy Vaccaro has returned to his hometown as Director of Sports Relations for Rivers Casino Pittsburgh. Vaccaro, a sports wagering luminary, will advise and further develop Rivers Sportsbook, which opened at the North Shore casino in December 2018. “We’re thrilled to bring Jimmy back home... Read more →


Obituary: Anne Frattaroli, age 96, of West Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City and Woodbury

On January 19, 2019 (nee DiSantis) of West Deptford, formerly of Woodbury and Gloucester City, NJ, age 97. She was the beloved wife of the late Theodore Frattaroli, loving mother of Dolores Gillece, Loretta Fisher, and Samuel Frattaroli. She is also survived by 8 dear grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren. Anne was a member of American... Read more →


Officer Down: Corporal Shane Totty, age 31, of the Baton Rouge Police Department

SHANE TOTTY Baton Rouge Police Department, Louisiana End of Watch Friday, February 1, 2019 BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (February 2, 2019)--Corporal Shane Totty, age 31, was killed in a motorcycle crash in the 6400 block of Jones Creek Road while escorting a funeral procession. His police motorcycle collided with another vehicle that pulled out in front of him at approximately 2:40... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: When Fido Doesn't Fit

Trixie--a perfect fit! Dawn Watson | CNBNews Contributor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 2, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--Having worked with dogs for most of my life I have discovered that a few dogs do not “fit” the families that have adopted them. You may fall in love with a dog only to bring him home and, when the normal “honeymoon” period wears off you... Read more →


Judicial Watch: Senate Ethics Committee Gives Booker a Pass for Purposely Violating Rules

to Try to Torpedo Kavanaugh Nomination Senator Cory Booker (Washington, DC)(January 2019) – Judicial Watch announced today that the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics has refused to take action against Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), who admitted to willfully violating Senate rules by releasing confidential records regarding then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s time as a White House counsel. The documents... Read more →


USciences Scholarship Helps Philadelphia Students Afford College

Rohan Nainan PrePharm’24, enrolled in University of the Sciences this past fall with the goal of using his college education to improve the lives of others. For him, the university’s academics, affordable tuition, and city culture made it the perfect fit. “As implied in the name, I felt that a university where science is admired would be the ideal platform... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: 15 Years after the sinking of the chemical tanker Bow Mariner

March 2, 2019 | CNBNewsnet Written by Lt. Mike Lawrence, Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads The 570-foot Singapore-flagged chemical & oil tanker Bow Mariner sank 15 years ago when the ship caught fire and sustained two explosions, resulting in the deaths of 21 out of 27 crewmembers, 45-miles off the coast of Virginia, Feb. 28, 2004. The vessel was transporting... Read more →


NJ State Senator Singer Explores Ways to Fund NJ Transit Without Fare Hikes

TRENTON, NJ (January 31, 2019)--The New Jersey State Senate has passed legislation sponsored by Senator Robert Singer to prevent NJ Transit customers from being forced to cope with additional fare hikes. The legislation, SJR-54, would establish a task force charged with finding alternative ways to fund climbing expenses at the troubled agency. “Asking commuters to pay more for this service... Read more →


Philadelphia Fed Appoints New Members to Economic and Community Advisory Council

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (photo credit Wikipedia) Philadelphia — The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia has appointed four new members to its Economic and Community Advisory Council (ECAC), a committee that informs the Bank’s senior leadership team about emerging issues and market conditions in the Third Federal Reserve District and nationwide. The new members are Rochelle Cameron, CEO of... Read more →


Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice Honors Debbie Grissler and David Adebiyi

Marlton, N.J. (January 30, 2019)– Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice presented its annual Judy Taylor Award for Home Health Service Excellence to Debbie Grissler of Egg Harbor Township and David Adebiyi of Lindenwold at its 2019 Winterfest celebration – an annual event recognizing employees and volunteers for their service milestones and dedication to the not-for-profit organization. Each year, the Judy Taylor... Read more →


EPA and Partners Announce Sunoco Pipeline and Mid-Valley Pipeline Settle Oil Spill Settlement

$5M Civil Penalty DALLAS – (Jan. 31, 2019) In the latest joint federal-state Clean Water Act enforcement action, Sunoco Pipeline L.P. has agreed to pay civil penalties and state enforcement costs and to implement corrective measures to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act and state environmental laws by Sunoco and Mid-Valley Pipeline Company stemming from three crude oil... Read more →


U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr., Democrat (NJ-09) Opposes INF Treaty Withdrawal

PATERSON, NJ (February 1, 2019)--U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) reacted to the announcement by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that the United States is withdrawing from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, a centerpiece agreement that has preserved world peace since the Cold War. “The INF is one of the most successful arms control treaties ever negotiated. It has fostered... Read more →


Yuma Sector Canine Team Halts Human Smuggling Attempt

CNBNews graphics file YUMA, Ariz. – Wellton Station agents arrested a United States citizen as he attempted to smuggle three illegal aliens through the Interstate 8 Immigration Checkpoint Wednesday. At approximately 3:35 p.m., a Border Patrol canine working at the primary inspection lane alerted to an odor it was trained to detect emitting from a beige 2016 Chevrolet Malibu. Agents... Read more →


New Jersey Society of CPAs Reminds Taxpayers to Stay Abreast of New Tax Laws

ROSELAND, N.J. — As the tax filing season begins, the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) reminds taxpayers that various state and federal tax changes are in effect for the 2018 tax year for both individuals and businesses. CPAs can provide guidance on both federal and state law changes. The following are some notable changes: New Jersey •... Read more →


Jersey City Man Sentenced to 37 Months in Prison for Scamming Investors of $3.4 Million

CNBNews graphic files NEWARK, N.J. (January 2019)– A Jersey City man was sentenced today to 37 months in prison for swindling two investors of $3.4 million by falsely representing that his businesses had secured lucrative contracts to sell olive oil to major retailers, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Antonio Fasolino, 62, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Michael Vazquez... Read more →