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March 18, 2019

GUEST OPINION: NJBIA Statement on Signing of Stormwater Tax Legislation

NJBIA Vice President of Government Affairs Ray Cantor issued the following statement regarding the signing of bill S-1073 today by Governor Murphy. The new law allows municipalities and counties to create authorities to impose fees on residential and commercial property owners based on the amount of their impervious surfaces. "This... Read more →


Obituary: Thomas Bryant of Pilesgrove, age 53

Funeral services will be celebrated Tuesday, March 19 at 11:30 AM at the McCann-Healey Funeral Home, 851 Monmouth Street for Thomas Bryant of Pilesgrove, age 53 who died on March 12, 2019. Friends may visit from 10:30 to 11:30 am. Burial will be in Eglington Cemetery, Clarksboro. Condolences and Memories... Read more →


Obituary: Richard J. Colfer, of Mount Laurel

On March 9, 2019, Age 83, of Mount Laurel, NJ, formerly of Philadelphia, PA. Beloved husband of the late Joan (nee Pote); loving father of Joyce Steinmetz (Michael) and Mark Colfer; son of the late Richard and Margaret Colfer; brother of Robert Colfer and the late Margaret Conway (nee Colfer);... Read more →


Clarence A. Hoffman, of Gloucester City; Retired PSE&G Instructor; WW II Army Veteran

gloucestercitynews.net | March 10, 2019 by Jim Nicholson | Daily News GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 15, 1995)-- Clarence A. Hoffman, a retired instructor for Public Service Gas & Electric Co., died Tuesday, December 15, 1995. He was 73 and lived in Gloucester City, N.J. Hoffman worked at PSG&E for 34... Read more →


NJBIA Statement on Ban of Cashless Retailers

NJBIA Vice President of Government Affairs Michael Wallace issued the following statement regarding the signing of bill A-591 today. The new law mandates that retailers keep accepting cash as payment for their products. "Today's signing removes a business owners' right to freely determine how they would like to receive payment... Read more →


Virtua is First in N.J. to Receive Prestigious Award for Health System Security

Representatives from Virtua’s security team display the security award (from left): James Myers, chief of safety and security (Mount Holly); Robert Price, chief of safety and security (retired); Marc Sano, director of safety and security; Paul Sarnese, assistant vice president for Safety, Security and Emergency Preparedness; Gregory Pease, chief of... Read more →


New Jersey News Commons: EPIPENS: SHOULD NJ AUTHORIZE SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS?

Last week, the Senate unanimously passed a bill that would train school bus drivers to carry and administer EpiPens to children in case of a life-threatening allergic reaction (anaphylaxis). It will move to the Assembly next. New York, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut have already passed similar bills. For more information about... Read more →


Yuma Border Patrol Apprehends Narcotics Smugglers with USMC Assistance

cnbnewsnet | March 18, 2019 RELATED: FACE OF DEFENSE YUMA, Ariz. (March 15, 2019)– Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a group of illegal aliens who were trafficking bundles of marijuana in eastern Yuma County Tuesday. Photo Courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Wellton Station Border Patrol agents apprehended... Read more →


Delaware Boaters Urged to ‘Spring Aboard ’for Boating Season by taking a Safety Course

National campaign urges boaters to ‘Keep Your Edge’ through education DOVER (March 15, 2019) – DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Office of Boating Safety and Education joins the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) in encouraging boaters to “Spring Aboard,” a March 17-23 nationwide campaign to... Read more →


George F. Cleary, of Gloucester City, age 42; Carpenter, Loved Riding his 1997 Harley Davidson

George F. Cleary, age 42 GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (published 2005)--Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 23, 2005 for George F. Cleary, age 42, of Gloucester City, who died on Thursday, September 15, 2002. Born in Camden City, George attended Delsea High School. Under the employ of Mitchell's Hardware in Washington... Read more →


The Restaurants, Clubs & Galleries Of Philadelphia’s Loft District

Callowhill Neighborhood Guide Trendily dubbed the “Loft District” by developers and “The Eraser ’Hood” by locals old enough to remember the landscape that inspired 1977 cult film Eraserhead (by former resident David Lynch), Callowhill is both between—and beyond—two extremes. The neighborhood owes its name to William Penn’s spouse Hannah Callowhill... Read more →


Philadelphia Woman Indicted on Child Pornography and Online Enticement Charges

CNBNewsnet | March 18, 2019 Eastern District of Pennsylvania PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced today that Linda Paolini, 43, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was charged today by Indictment with two counts of manufacturing and attempted manufacturing of child pornography and one count of online enticement of a... Read more →


Former LT. Gov. Guadagno Joins Rough Riders Host Committee

(March 15, 2019) Former Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno has joined the host committee for the April 3 North Jersey Rough Riders Society fundraiser in Morris County. The NJRR event billed as “A night for Sheriffs” is honoring Morris County Sheriff James Gannon, who is seeking re-election in November. The keynote... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': Why the Chicken Crossed the Road

Dawn Watson/CNBnews Contributor I’ve been through lots of challenges but last night was the first night in my adult life that I almost froze to death. As some of you may know, somewhere between my mid-life crisis—okay, my end of life crisis—and the inability to pay my property taxes I... Read more →


“America’s Favorite Ketchup” celebrates 150 years of great taste

PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 13, 2019--Ketchup lovers have a reason to celebrate in 2019. HEINZ, maker of America’s Favorite Ketchup and beloved BBQ condiments, is turning 150 years young and celebrating with a year’s worth of incredible acts of ketchup. Hold on to your buns, ketchup lovers, because HEINZ has... Read more →


Menendez Reacts to Trump Admin’s Latest Arbitrary, Irrational Attack on Gateway

NEWARK, N.J. – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, the ranking member of the Senate’s transit subcommittee, today reacted to the latest Federal Transit Administration (FTA) report giving the Portal Bridge and the Hudson River rail tunnel Gateway projects medium-low ratings, once again denying each federal funding: “Today’s ludicrous decision by the... Read more →


Meet Atlantic City Prosecutor Sgt. Vickie Levy

CNBNewsnet | March 14, 2019 MAYS LANDING- March is National Women’s History Month! Meet ACPO Sgt. Vickie Levy! Sgt. Levy was promoted to the rank of sergeant in October 2018 and has served with the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office since 2002. She previously served as a detective at the Cape... Read more →


Obituary: Albert Marioni of Bellmawr, age 75

March 11, 1944 - March 16, 2019 Albert Marioni, on March 16, 2019, of Bellmawr. Age 75. Beloved husband of Mary (nee Gindhart). Devoted father of Theresa Tomkins (John), Joseph Marioni (Rita), Albert Marioni, Patrick Marioni, Maria Frey (Edward), Gina Harder (Edward) and the late Peter. Loving grandfather of Christina... Read more →


Memories from the Past: THE YEAR WAS 1955...

RELATED: GLOUCESTER CITY HISTORY SOME OF US may remember our parents saying some or all of the statements below. History does repeat itself. ***** Did you hear the post office is thinking about charging 7 cents just to mail a letter? If they raise the minimum wage to $1, nobody... Read more →


Five from afar are drawn to Atlantic City

by Carmela Malerba The five Saint Michael’s Missionaries — Mariah Wilkins, Connie Boesch, Morgan Whitby, Sandy Martinez and Emma Hilton — are pictured outside the Father Benedict House in Atlantic City, where for the past six and a half months, they have been together in prayer, community and ministry, working... Read more →


NY MAN SENTENCED IN ATLANTIC COUNTY COURT ON DRUG CHARGES, BAIL JUMPING

MAYS LANDING– A 41 year-old man was sentenced this morning for multiple narcotics charges and bail jumping, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Dakwan Taylor, of Brooklyn, NY, was sentenced today before Judge Podolnick for an aggregate sentence of 20 years in New Jersey state prison and he must... Read more →