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February 12, 2019

Commercial Vehicle Travel Restrictions remain in effect on highways in North Jersey

Use caution for slippery and icy roads in North Jersey (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the NJ State Police lifted the commercial vehicle travel restriction at 6 p.m. this evening... Read more →


The Vaping Technology in Medical Use

By Thanush Poulsen (February 12, 2019)--In recent years, vaping has been rapidly gaining popularity. The trend is prominent and controversial, being embraced by some and denounced by others. Nowadays it’s not a mere novelty anymore... Read more →


CDC Report on Youth E Cigarette and Tobacco Use Rising

Statement from NJDOH Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal “To curb the increasing use of JUUL and other e cigarette products among New Jersey middle and high school students, the Department of Health is investing $7 million... Read more →


PATCO Celebrating 50 Years with 1969 Fares

PATCO to celebrate 50th Anniversary by offering “Flashback Fares” from 1969 during morning rush hours of Friday, 2/15. On February 15, 1969, PATCO made its first trip from Lindenwold, New Jersey, to Center City Philadelphia.... Read more →


Deadline Extended for 2019 New Good Neighbor Awards

The deadline for nominating projects for the 59th Annual New Good Neighbor Awards celebrating outstanding development projects has been extended until Feb. 15, the New Jersey Business & Industry Association announced Tuesday. NJBIA membership is... Read more →


German Researchers Discover How Sleep Can Fight an Infection

Source Newsroom: The Rockefeller University Press Credit: Dimitrov et al., 2019 This diagram shows how the effects of Gαs-coupled agonists on T cells can be influenced by sleep or disease. Newswise — Researchers in Germany... Read more →


BCASTER DELIVERS MOBILE FAN ENGAGEMENT FOR JOKERIT,LEADING FINNISH ICE HOCKEY TEAM

BCaster Platform Provides Jokerit with Tools to Build Fan Community Through User-Generated Content HELSINKI (February 11, 2019)--– BCaster, developer of an innovative platform for real-time sharing and delivery of photos and videos, today announced that... Read more →


How Smart Local Business Owners Can Pick Appropriate Web Hosting for their Website

(February 12, 2019)--Business owners in the local area understand that their website is an important part of their marketing and it acts as a sales channel too. Other than visiting their office, it’s the most... Read more →


NJ Transportation Executives to Attend Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association’s2019 Leadership Academy

As the National Conversation Focuses on Transportation Infrastructure, Week-Long Academy to Take Place February 10th-15th in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C. – New Jersey-based transportation executives will be joining future transportation industry leaders from across the... Read more →


NEXT TRAIN ARRIVAL TIMES NOW AVAILABLE ON SMARTPHONES THROUGH THE RidePATH APP

Press Release New smartphone access feature follows installation of real-time countdown clocks in 11 of 13 PATH stations; Christopher and 9th streets to be activated by end of the month. PATH riders can now access... Read more →


Part Two:

Early History of The City of Gloucester City: Hugg's Tavern and The Marriage of Betsy Ross

originally published 1964 Hugg’s Tavern This relic of Colonial days was recently demolished to make room for a public park on the river front at Gloucester City (New Jersey). It vied in olden times with... Read more →


State Police Charge School Bus Driver for Watching Pornography in Front of Children

Shamong Township, N.J.(February 2019)-- - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Franck Lafortune, 64, of Burlington Township, N.J. for allegedly watching pornography in front of children on a school bus. On Monday, February 4,... Read more →


Black-Owned Shops, Restaurants, Day Spas & More Boom In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA (FEBRUARY 2019)(CNBNEWSNET)--Philadelphia is rich in Black culture, heritage and history. The tradition carries on in Philly’s array of Black-owned and -operated shops, restaurants, galleries and bars. Need some serious comics? Amalgam Comics &... Read more →


Shelter medicine is on a roll

A new mobile unit for Penn Vet's Shelter Medicine program is getting rolling this spring, bringing state-of-the-art veterinary care into animal shelters and underserved communities. Veterinarians Brittany Watson and Chelsea Reinhard led the program’s efforts.... Read more →


Scammers posing as USPS creating fake change-of-address websites

February 8, 2019 — Scammers are creating fake change-of-address websites posing as the United States Postal Service. Scammers are creating websites that look like the United States Postal Service site while tricking consumers into paying... Read more →


Philadelphia Drug Dealer Convicted at Trial of Trafficking 1.5 Kilograms of Heroin Laced with Fentanyl into New Jersey

Division of Criminal Justice secures verdict in investigation by NJ State Police & DEA HIDTA Task Force TRENTON –Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a Philadelphia drug dealer was convicted at trial today in... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Maryland: North Point State Park Holds Successful Managed Deer Hunt

February 2019 Department Plans to Continue Managed Hunt Next Season The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has announced the results of its deer management efforts and inaugural managed hunting program at North Point State Park... Read more →


State Police Announces 2018 Trooper of the Year Recipient

Trooper Conducted 103 Criminal Investigations that led to more than 300 Arrests West Trenton, N.J. - Earlier today, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Colonel Patrick Callahan announced that Trooper Keith Ashley, of Troop “C”... Read more →


Washington Township Rotary discusses the importance of small businesses

(Blackwood, NJ) – Gloucester County Freeholder Heather Simmons was a recent guest speaker at the Washington Township Rotary Club luncheon at Wedgewood Country Club on Thursday, Jan. 31. Simmons is the Freeholder Liaison to the... Read more →