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March 12, 2019

NJ News Commons: LEGAL CANNABIS DEAL REACHED — HISTORIC VOTE SOON

Gov. Phil Murphy and lawmakers reached a deal on the long-debated legal cannabis legislation on Monday night, according to reporting by NJ Advance Media via two sources with "direct knowledge of the talks." The goal is a March 25 vote in the state Senate and Assembly, the sources said, but... Read more →


Lower Twp. Man Arrested for Thefts of Benefits

gloucestercitynews.net | March 12, 2019 Cape May Court House, New Jersey - Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland, Cape May County Freeholder Jeffrey Pierson (Health and Human Services), and Cape May County Department of Human Services Department Head, Donna Groome announce an arrest has been made as the result... Read more →


Former Border Patrol Agent Sentenced to More Than Nine Years in Prison for Accepting Bribes to Facilitate the Trafficking of Illegal Drugs

gloucestercitynews.net | March 12, 2019 A former U.S. Border Patrol Agent (BPA) was sentenced to 112 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for accepting bribes in return for helping to smuggle illegal drugs into the United States. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice... Read more →


Philadelphia CBP, HSI Discover 614 Pounds of Marijuana Concealed inside a Shipping Container

gloucestercitynews.net | March 12, 2019 PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) seized nearly 614 pounds of marijuana in Philadelphia Thursday night that was concealed inside a shipping container. CBP officers discovered bundles of marijuana concealed in the bottom of a shipping container. While... Read more →


Choice Canning Company, Inc. Recalls Chicken Fried Rice Products

Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens gloucestercitynews.net | March 12, 2019 WASHINGTON, March 11, 2019 – Choice Canning Company, Inc., a Pittston, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 35,459 pounds of chicken fried rice products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Giving Free Trees to Help Customers Save Energy

gloucestercitynews.net | March 12, 2019 Customers can reserve a free tree through the Arbor Day Foundation starting today MAYS LANDING, N.J. (March 11, 2019) – Atlantic City Electric is giving away 1,000 free trees to residential customers through the Arbor Day Foundation’s Energy-Saving Trees program. This initiative helps customers conserve... Read more →


Guest Opinion: NJBIA Urges Adoption of Common Sense Amendments to Public Access Bill

gloucestercitynews.net | March 12, 2019 The New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) is urging the Assembly Environment Committee to accept common sense amendments to protect the public's right to access New Jersey's waterways without the regulatory excesses of the past. A-4221 and S-1074, which seek to codify and expand... Read more →


GUEST OPINION:Democrat Congressman Wants to Tax and Register Squirrel Guns

gloucestercitynews.net | March 12, 2019 By The National Rifle Association (March 8, 2019By the standards of today’s anti-gun zealots, Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL) seems at first glance to be aiming rather low with H.R. 1263, which seeks to add to the National Firearms Act any “semiautomatic rifle or shotgun that... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Pennsylvania: Game Commission Hosting Annual Waterfowl Briefing

HARRISBURG, PA - Representatives of waterfowl organizations, interested hunters and the public are invited to attend a briefing on Friday, March 15 on the status of Atlantic Flyway waterfowl populations and proposed federal frameworks for the 2019-20 waterfowl hunting seasons. The briefing will begin at 1 p.m., at the Pennsylvania... Read more →


Re: The Disaster of the Democrats' Proposed Takeover of Health Care in Medicare-for-All

Dear supporters, friends, and those interested in the Republican Party of Pennsylvania: It was another great week for Republicans in Pennsylvania and I am thrilled by how our elected officials and candidates continue to make an impact and drive their individual and our collective messages. As a corollary to that,... Read more →


PIANJ offers $5K John Laux Memorial Scholarship to member agency family

TRENTON, N.J.—The Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey is announcing its third-annual, $5,000 scholarship in honor of the late John Laux to be presented to the child or grandchild of a PIA member agency, entering college in 2019. The John Laux Memorial Scholarship honors John Laux, a New Jersey native... Read more →


Making headway against a killer virus

gloucestercitynews.net | March 11, 2019 In an experiment by the School of Veterinary Medicine’s Ronald Harty and Bruce Freedman, virus-like particles of Ebola (in green and yellow), which mimic the process by which the authentic Ebola virus spreads, exit a cell along filaments of actin (in red), a structural protein.... Read more →


Kutztown University SBDC to Host Meet & Greet Expo March 20

KUTZTOWN, PA (03/11/2019) Since 1993, the Kutztown University Small Business Development Center (KUSBDC) has managed a long history of successful entrepreneurial development programs, growing to be recognized as a leader in the country for innovation, high-quality service and outreach to underserved populations. The KUSBDC invites the public to join it... Read more →


Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package

gloucestercitynews.net | March 11, 2019 PHILADELPHIA, PA--The popular Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package returns for the spring 2019 season with fun perks and convenient hotel parking—an up to $202 value. Bookable now at visitphilly.com/overnight, the spring edition runs from March 4 through June 13, 2019. Available at 46 participating hotels,... Read more →


Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Upgrades Nursing Suites for Moms

gloucestercitynews.net | March 11, 2019 Newark Liberty Airport 28 larger, ADA-compliant pods are among the latest in a series of Port Authority initiatives designed to improve the customer experience The Port Authority has opened 28 upgraded nursing suites for mothers on the go who are seeking enhanced privacy and comfort... Read more →


Johnny Morgan Pleads Guilty to Killing Atlantic City Resident

gloucestercitynews.net | March 11, 2019 MAYS LANDING – A Camden City man has pleaded guilty to Aggravated Manslaughter in the 2017 death of an Atlantic City man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Johnny Morgan, 34, pleaded guilty to first degree Aggravated Manslaughter and the aggregate sentence is 15... Read more →