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February 10, 2019

Maple Shade Police Advisory: Winter Weather Advisory until 12:00PM Monday

MAPLE SHADE, NJ (February 10, 2019)--* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations up to two inches expected and ice accumulations of a light glaze possible. Precipitation is expected to be mainly snow north of Delmarva but may be mixed with sleet and freezing rain farther south. Locally higher amounts of snow are possible, especially if little mixing occurs. * WHERE...Portions of southern New Jersey, southeast Pennsylvania, northeast Maryland, and central and northern Delaware. * WHEN...From 10 PM this evening to noon EST Monday. * ADDITIONAL... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: January Border Apprehensions Remain High

WASHINGTON (FEBRUARY 2019)— U.S. Customs and Border Protection released January border enforcement statistics today. These border enforcement statistics show a sustained, high volume of families and unaccompanied children from Central America are attempting to cross the Southwest border. Large groups of 100 or more people, many of which are families from Central America, are increasingly crossing the border illegally in remote areas. As of January, U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents encountered 58 large groups so far this year compared to 13 during this same period... Read more →

Former 1st Methodist Church May Become High-End Apartments; Park Ave RR Crossing Upgrade

CNBNews TIPS AND SNIPPETS William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor APARTMENTS PROPOSED FOR METHODIST CHURCH BUILDING—Plans to renovate the former First Methodist Church at 220 Monmouth Street into a multi-housing apartment complex have been submitted to the Gloucester City Planning/Zoning Board by Totem Real Estate LLC, 2152 E Dauphin St, Philadelphia, PA 19125. The corner stone set above the door entrance is dated 1883 (photo credit CNBNewsnet) The plans for the former church (currently a vacant single family property) call for six high end,... Read more →

Legal Notice: Apartment Complex for Methodist Church , 220 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City

NOTICE FOR GLOUCESTER CITY PLANNING ZONING BOARD APPLICATION Take notice that on the 20th day of February, 2019, at 7:30 p.m., a hearing will be held before the Gloucester City Planning Board at the Police Administration Building, 313 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City, NJ on the application of Totem Real Estate, LLC for a Major Site Plan and D Variance to convert a former church (currently a vacant single family property) to a multifamily property consisting of 6 high end, privately rented apartments with parking spaces... Read more →

Legal Notice: Park Avenue/Springdale Drive RR Crossing Improvements, Gloucester City

Notice Publish Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Notice Content CITY OF GLOUCESTER PUBLIC NOTICE All INTERESTED PERSONS are hereby advised that the Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Transportation has received a Diagnostic Team Report from the Bureau of Structural & Railroad Engineering Services recommending revisions to the highway-rail at-grade crossings of CONRAIL's, Grenloch Industrial Track Branch Rail Line @ Park Avenue and Springdale Drive in the City of Gloucester, Camden County. Docket No. DOT 05 2019CM The installation of any new at-grade crossing,... Read more →

Four Ways to Plan to Protect Patient Health in a Medical Supply Shortage

Blog Series: Anticipating and Managing the Challenges Associated with Supply Shortages According to FDA, there are currently 109 drugs in shortage in the U.S. Supply shortages threaten patient health even in the best circumstances, but their number and impact can be exacerbated by a prolonged disaster response. With so many shortages, one is likely to impact your hospital or healthcare facility at some point. By planning to cope with the impacts of a supply shortage, your hospital or healthcare facility will be better prepared to... Read more →

O’Scanlon ‘River’s Law’ Formally Introduced

TRENTON NJ FEBRUARY 8,2019--Senator Declan O’Scanlon (R-Monmouth) formally introduced legislation designated as ‘River’s Law’ which would allow prosecutors to charge certain animal abusers with an escalated second degree crime. “We’ve been working on this legislation for months behind the scenes to make sure that it does exactly what we want it to do: create an accurate punishment for abhorrent, malicious treatment of animals,” said O’Scanlon. “ O’Scanlon’s bill, S-3453, is named for “River” a puppy found left in a cage to drown in the Shrewsbury... Read more →

Fire in the 200 Unit Block of New Jersey Road

BROOKLAWN, NJ (February 10, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--A fire in the 200 unit block of New Jersey Avenue, broke out this morning at approximately 11:30 A.M. The cause of the fire, which is located in the rear of the property above, is not known. (photos by Dan Alley) Read more →

Guest Opinion: What's Wrong With Blackface?

February 8, 2019 Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the reaction to blackface antics: What's wrong with blackface? What ethical rule is broken by those who think it is funny? Surely not a rule which finds it morally objectionable to mimic another racial, ethnic, or religious group. In the Arts section of the February 7 edition of the New York Times, there was an article, "Singer Begins New Phase 'Stripping Off the Veil,'" that featured drag artist Charles Busch.... Read more →

Help Wanted: Part-Time Teacher's Aide Position Available at Alice Costello School, Brooklawn

Alice Costello School - Brooklawn NJ Alice Costello School, Brooklawn NJ PT Teacher's aide position available immediately must have current Sub cert and fingerprinting Send resume to eboulden@alicecostello.com or call 856-456-4039 x 0 AA/EOE ----------------- Ellen Boulden School Secretary Alice Costello Elementary School 301 Haakon Rd. Brooklawn, NJ 08030 Phone: 856-456-4039 x 0 Fax: 856-456-2797 Related: Alice Costello School Brooklawn School District CNBNews Tips and Snippets CNBNews Point of View Read more →


HARRISBURG, PA - Semiautomatic centerfire rifles will not become lawful for hunting big game in the 2019-20 seasons. After receiving input from the public and key members of the General Assembly, and noting the board already is considering several significant proposed changes, Pennsylvania Game Commissioner Brian Hoover today rescinded his direction to staff to develop language through which semiautomatic centerfire rifles could be included as lawful sporting arms in big-game seasons. No proposal will be drawn up, and no vote will be taken. Semiautomatic rifles... Read more →

Pennsylvania Charges Scranton School Board Official for Using Public Dollars for Personal Use

Former Deputy Superintendent Billed SSD for Work on his Personal Vehicles HARRISBURG PA (February 2019)--– Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced felony charges against the former Deputy Superintendent of Finance for the Scranton School District (SSD) for having the district pay for work done on his personal vehicles, part of a long-running investigation into corruption in the Scranton School District. In September, Shapiro announced first-degree felony charges against Daniel Sansky, a former Scranton School District fleet manager, for overbilling and double-billing for work performed on... Read more →

Committee Approves Cryan-Pou ‘Toys R Us Bill’ To Better Protect Workers’ Rights

TRENTON NJ (February 2019)-– The Senate Commerce Committee today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Joe Cryan and Senator Nellie Pou to provide additional protections for employees who would lose jobs and severance pay because of corporate bankruptcies. The bill, S-3170, would increase the pre-notification time and severance pay for business closings, mass layoffs and transfers in the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act. “The workers should not be victimized by losing their severance pay and by being kept in the dark with delayed layoff... Read more →

Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Man Arrested for No Hunting License

Jan. 28-Feb. 3 Reminder for the week: Spring ahead of Spring Aboard DOVER (Feb. 8, 2019) – To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Jan. 28-Feb. 3 made 1,152 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 16 citations. Officers responded to 28 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests... Read more →

New Jersey American Water Invested More Than $330 Million Statewide in 2018

VOORHEES, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water recently announced its end-of-year investment total and system improvements for 2018. More than $330 million total was invested on system upgrades and various improvement projects statewide throughout the year. “At New Jersey American Water, our goal is to provide safe, reliable water service to all of our customers,” said Deborah Degillio, president of New Jersey American Water. “From source to tap, our team of professionals continuously monitor and work hard to maintain our facilities to ensure they operate efficiently,... Read more →

Mind, Body, and Bubbly Returns for Self-Care and Mimosas

Unwind and Shop Local at Philly PR Girl’s Second Annual Wellness and Beauty Fair PHILADELPHIA, PA (February 2019) - Last April, Philly PR Girl debuted the Mind, Body, and Bubbly wellness fair, and this special day of connection and self-care will return bigger and better! Attendees can experience the best of Philadelphia’s beauty and wellness communities on April 13, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Location 215, this year’s stunning setting. With a new special VIP hour, more interactive vendors, discounts, and so... Read more →

Madden Sponsors Legislation to Make Housing More Affordable for Seniors/Disabled Citizens

TRENTON, NJ--(February 8, 2019)Senator Madden is the sponsor of legislation that would make housing more affordable for many seniors and disabled citizens who are eligible for the homestead property tax reimbursement program, more commonly known as the PTR program. Currently to be eligible, a senior or disabled citizen would have to have lived in New Jersey continuously for ten years and in the same house for three years; be 65 or older or receiving Social Security Disability; and as of the most recent program year,... Read more →

Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club Meeting Feb. 20; Coach Jonathan Stone Guest Speaker

The Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club has announced that the final meeting of the season (Senior Day) will be WEDNESDAY, February 20th at 11:30, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Route 70 & Cuthbert Blvd., Cherry Hill. COACH JONATHAN STONE Jonathan Stone has been the Head Boys’ Basketball Coach at The Hun School ofPrinceton since the fall of 2000. With a state championship, three MAPL championships, four regular season MAPL titles and several Ivy League players, The Hun School, has become arguably one of the best... Read more →


Related: ARTIST Dave Wolfe Vol. 5 No. 34 (February 10, 2019) Editor's Note: Each Sunday morning we post a weekly comic strip provided by cartoonist Dave Wolfe, age 18. Dave has been drawing since he was 5 years old, he knew he wanted to be a cartoonist at the age of 8. He’s been distributing his comics in school since 3rd grade. (click image to enlarge) Read more →