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February 4, 2019

NJ NEWS COMMONS: ALLEGED RACIST ASSEMBLYMAN WILL RUN FOR COUNTY SURROGATE

Over the years, New Jersey Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll, a Republican, has stirred up controversy with comments on urban poverty, public education, and other issues. In 2008, his remarks to the Associated Press on slavery attracted headlines but didn't hurt his legislative career; he was briefly nominated to be a judge. Now, he is leaving his post to run for... Read more →


Benson Bill Would Force Employers to Pay Commuting Costs for their Employees

Workers Commuting Costs Bill Clears Legislature February 4, 2019, (TRENTON) – Helping to ease commuting costs for New Jersey workers, legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Daniel R. Benson was approved by the Assembly Thursday, 62-12-2. The bill (A-2425) requires every employer in New Jersey that employs at least 20 persons, not subject to a collective bargaining agreement, to offer a pre-tax... Read more →


Sweeney Against Bill That Would Shift Public Employee Health Benefit Costs to Taxpayers

Sweeney: Public Employee Health Benefits Shift Bill ‘Will Not Move’ Cost Saving Reforms Need To Be Sustained Trenton — Senate President Steve Sweeney today issued the following statement on S2606/A4352, legislation that would shift public employee health benefit costs from public employees to taxpayers: “Unless we enact the sensible reforms outlined in the bipartisan Economic and Fiscal Policy Workgroup’s ‘Path... Read more →


Guest Opinion:

NJBIA Remarks on $15 Min. Wage Law

NJBIA President and CEO Michele N. Siekerka issued the following statement regarding the $15 Minimum Wage law signed by Governor Murphy today. "After calling for a responsible, slow and predictive pathway to increasing the minimum wage, we are disappointed that our policymakers have put into place a plan that will result in a 35 percent cost increase to New Jersey's... Read more →


Dorothy A. “Dot” Evans, Community Choir and Tree Commission Member, School Secretary

CNBNews graphics file Gloucester City - On February 2, 2019. Age 79. Beloved daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Evans. Loving sister of John R. Evans (Del), Marylou Furfari (Anthony) and the late James R. Evans. Also survived by 1 niece, 4 nephews, 5 great-nephews and 16 great-nieces and her beloved dog, Bentley. Dot was a longtime member of... Read more →


Obituary: Evelyn J. Keoghan, 83, of Wenonah, formerly of Gloucester City

Evelyn J. Keoghan Wenonah - On February 2, 2019. Age 83. Formerly of Gloucester City. Born in Camden, she was the daughter of the late Tafield and Anne (McCrory) Foremny. Beloved mother of Patricia Quinn (John), John P. Keoghan (Cathy), Michael P. Keoghan (Donna) and Kevin P. Keoghan (Mickie). Evelyn is also survived by her brother, Frank Foremny (Lee); sister,... Read more →


South Jersey girls basketball Mean 15 rankings for Feb. 3

Cherokee (14-4; previous ranking 1) – The Chiefs ran their winning streak to seven games with three victories last week. Ava Therien led nine different scorers as she had 10 points in a 57-29 triumph over Eastern on Tuesday. The team then topped Cherry Hill East 56-30 on Thursday and it closed the week with a 78-37 win over Vineland... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Reaction To Northam Is Stunning

Bill Donahue | CNBNews Contributor February 4, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on reaction to Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's controversial remarks: It is a sign of the times that more liberals are upset about the decades-old racist antics of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam than they are his blood-curdling remarks about infants. Whether Northam is guilty of dressing in... Read more →


Border Patrol Agent Dies in Line of Duty

Border Patrol Agent Donna Doss Release Date: February 3, 2019 DEL RIO, Texas - On February 2, 2019, Border Patrol Agent Donna Doss died in the line of duty in Tye, Texas. At 8:50 p.m. Saturday, Agent Doss, a 49-year-old Resident Agent, with the United States Border Patrol, in Abilene, TX responded to a call for assistance from Texas Department... Read more →


Virtua Breast Care Center Endorsed by Prestigious Group

The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers awarded full accreditation to Virtua’s Moorestown and Voorhees centers for the fourth consecutive term The Virtua Breast Care Center has again earned an important designation for the quality of its services. The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) recently granted full, three-year accreditation to the Virtua Breast Care Center -- its fourth... Read more →


Revised sediment and stormwater regulations for Delaware will go into effect February 11

DOVER DELAWARE (Feb. 1, 2019) – Revised Delaware sediment and stormwater regulations from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will become effective Feb. 11, DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today. The regulations were developed with diverse public participation through a Regulatory Advisory Committee (RAC), Secretary Garvin said, with RAC members forging a consensus on a range of... Read more →


CNBNews Archives:

Friends of Degenhardts Restaurant Reminisce

PUBLISHED 2013 WOODBURY NJ--Ten years ago, Degenhardt’s Restaurant, North Black Horse Pike, Mount Ephraim, closed down after a two decades of serving meals to customers from the South Jersey, Philadelphia area. On weekends the restaurant held a dance in the evening hosted by disc jockey’s like Jerry “The Geator” Blavat, Lou Costello and Billy from Philly. Recently some of those... Read more →


Philadelphia Mafia Member and Associate Charged with Making and Collecting Extortionate Loans

Philip Narducci (photo credit https://aboutthemafia.com) PHILADELPHIA PA (February 2019) – An indictment was unsealed today against a member of the Philadelphia organized crime family of La Cosa Nostra (LCN) and his alleged associate. The indictment charges various crimes involving the making of extortionate loans, conspiracy, and collections of loans by extortionate means. The charges were announced by United States Attorney... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing PA: Game Commission’s 2019 ‘Cabin Fever Sundays’ Dates

HARRISBURG, PA--Looking for something outdoor-related and educational to do this winter? Mark your calendars for our 2019 Cabin Fever Sundays series! Three Sundays throughout the colder, wintry months, we will host a seminar for those itching to get some fresh air and learn more about an issue in which the Game Commission is involved. Each of these events will take... Read more →


CNBNews Hunting/Fishing Pa: Preliminary 2019-20 Hunting/Trapping Seasons Approved

HARRISBURG, PA (February 2019)- The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave preliminary approval to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for the 2019-20 license year. Modifications proposed for the 2019-20 seasons include: moving the opening day of the firearms deer season to the Saturday following Thanksgiving, creating an 13-day season that includes three Saturdays; shortening to two days... Read more →


New Jersey Students at University of Alabama Named to Dean's/President's List

Dean's, President's Lists Students Named for UA Fall 2018 Term TUSCALOOSA, AL (01/30/2019)-- A total of 12,332 students enrolled during the 2018 fall term at The University of Alabama were named to the Dean's List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the President's List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A's). The UA Dean's and President's... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': Stranger Danger

Dawn Watson | CNBNews Contributor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 4, 2019)-- I went for a walk around my block the other day. It turned into an adventure. First of all, I live in a neighborhood where everybody knows your name. That isn’t always a good thing because they can address your indiscretions personally. Like, “Hey Dawn, I saw that your... Read more →


Albright College Students from New Jersey Named to Fall 2018 Dean's List

READING, PA (01/31/2019)-- To be eligible for the Dean's List, Albright students must earn a GPA of 3.75 or better while taking a minimum of three graded courses during a semester. Local students who earned Dean's List placement for the fall 2018 semester include: Ama Yarboi of Voorhees, N.J. (08043). A graduate of Catonsville High School, Yarboi is majoring in... Read more →


Answered Questions You Might Have About PDF File Format

(February 4, 2019)--PDF is no mystery or a strange appearance in the sky. It's a regular file format that we use on a daily basis. But there are still a lot of questions unanswered. Maybe because we are lazy to research, investigate and ask for the answers? Doesn't matter the reason, this article will try to answer all the questions... Read more →


NJBIA: Plan to Expand Jet Fuel Tax Bad for Business, Economy, Consumers

Legislation to expand jet fuel taxes imposed on commercial airlines in New Jersey will lead to higher airfare costs for consumers and businesses, and make New Jersey's already challenging business tax climate even worse, according to the New Jersey Business & Industry Association. Currently, the state's 4-cent Petroleum Products Gross Receipts Tax (PPGRT) is only levied on jet fuel used... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Congress to Take Up Gun Control Next Week

National Rifle Association Opinion On January 8, two bills were introduced in Congress to impose so-called "universal" background checks. The bills, H.R. 8 and S. 42, are being misleadingly described as simply requiring background checks on all sales of firearms, but this is just a small part of what these overbroad pieces of legislation would do. View Related Articles A... Read more →