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October 7, 2019

NJ NEWS COMMONS: NJ MAP SHOWS WHERE LEAD PIPES CARRY DRINKING WATER

This is one map to memorize. Using the latest available data about lead service lines — the Associated Press recently reported there's at least 160,000 across the state, though other estimates peg that number at 350,000 — the 'smart growth' group New Jersey Future has created this powerful map. (NJ.com) ICE DETAINEES: CAPE MAY COUNTY MOUNTS LEGAL CASE State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal recently announced that any law enforcement agencies who participate in 287 (g) programs, which trains corrections officers to determine the immigration status... Read more →


MVC Facilities will be Closed in Recognition of the Columbus Day Holiday

(TRENTON) – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) customers are advised that all MVC facilities, including agencies, driver testing sites, and inspection stations, will be closed in recognition of the Columbus Day holiday on Monday, October 14, 2019. Regular Agency hours: Monday - Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm Saturday 8 am – 3 pm Regular Vehicle Inspection Station hours: Monday - Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm Saturday 7 am - Noon The MVC reminds customers to always check our website before visiting a... Read more →


Drug Raid in Sicklerville

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, NJ (October 7, 2019)--Today, October 7, members of the Winslow Twp Narcotics Unit, with the assistance from the Camden County Sheriffs Dept. S.E.R.T team executed a search warrant in the unit block of Parktown Place., which is in the Sicklerville section of Winslow Twp. This search warrant concluded a two month undercover narcotics investigation into narcotics sales from that residence. As a result of the search warrant, detectives seized a quantity of heroin and drug paraphernalia. A motor vehicle stop related to this... Read more →


Investors Bank Foundation Grant Aids Jaws Youth Playbook

A grant from the Investors Bank Foundation for $1,000 will support Jaws Youth Playbook, the foundation of former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback and NFL analyst Ron Jaworski, in its annual bike drive for at-risk youth and the construction of a playground in Whitman Park in Camden City, NJ. Jaws Youth Playbook applied for the grant from the Investors Bank Foundation, which supports non-profit organizations that enrich the diverse communities served by Investors Bank. Read more →


Back for Seconds: “Dine Out For Blythedale Children’s Hospital”

Returns on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 65+ restaurants in Westchester, Hudson Valley, NYC & Connecticut to raise money for medically complex kids Blythedale Children’s Hospital, New York’s only independent, specialty children’s hospital and one of only 14 pediatric specialty hospitals in the U.S, announces the 2nd Annual Dine Out For Blythedale Children’s Hospital fundraiser to be held on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. The full-day event is comprised of 65+ participating restaurants from Westchester, Dutchess, Rockland, Orange, and Ulster counties, New York City, as well as... Read more →


Obituary: Rose E. Breslin (Harris), age 84

On October 3, 2019 God extended his loving hands and called Rose Elizabeth Breslin home. Rose was born December 19, 1935 to the late John and Lydie Scott in Bridgeton, New Jersey. She attended Pennsville school district at an early age. She graduated from Bridgeton High School. Rose enjoyed playing bingo, riding the motorcycle with her husband, and spending quality time with her husband, children and grandchildren. She was also a member of the PennsGrove Ambulance Squad. Rose was employed at High Grade in Pennsville,... Read more →


Washington Township Resident Charged with Sexual Assault Crimes

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP NJ--John M. Szymanski (DOB 05/01/1978) of Washington Township, NJ, was arrested on October 1, 2019, and charged with one count of attempted sexual assault (2nd Degree), one count of luring (2nd Degree) and one count of attempted criminal sexual contact (4th Degree), CNBNewsnet files Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore announced. On Wednesday, July 31, 2019, a detective from the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office (GCPO) High-Tech Crimes Unit had online communications with Szymanski utilizing a dating application. Szymanski believed he was talking with a... Read more →


Woodbury Man Charged with Sexual Assault Crimes

WOODBURY, NJ --(October 7, 2019)--Christopher M. Costello (DOB 01/18/1975) of Woodbury, NJ, was arrested on October 4, 2019, and charged with one count of attempted sexual assault (2nd Degree) and one count of attempted criminal sexual contact (4th Degree), Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore announced. In September, a detective from the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office (GCPO) High-Tech Crimes Unit had online communications with Costello utilizing a dating application. Costello believed he was talking with a 14-year-old male and suggested meeting with the fictional teen to... Read more →


Martino Cartier’s 7th Annual Wigs & Wishes Gala, co-hosted by Paula Abdul.

Glam gives back with celebrity support for celebrity hair stylist, It’s time to give back with a glamorous night supported by celebrities and the beauty community! This year nonprofit ​Wigs & Wishes​ celebrates its ​7th Annual Wigs & Wishes Gala​. Hosted by Wigs & Wishes founder and super hair stylist CLICK IMAGE Martino Cartier and Paula Abdul, it all kicks off on Sunday, October 27th at 7 p.m. at Lucien’s Manor. Three-time Grammy nominee and American Music Award winner Taylor Dayne will perform making it... Read more →


Obituary | Kathleen Helmes of Bellmawr

August 18, 1951 - October 06, 2019 Kathleen Helmes (nee Patterson), on October 6, 2019, of Bellmawr. Age 68. Loving daughter of the late Charles, Sr. & Helen Patterson. Dear sister of David Patterson (Patty), Lemmy Patterson and the late Pat Patterson, Jr. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. There will be a visitation from 9 to 11am Friday morning at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial Service 11am at the funeral home. Interment private. Family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made in... Read more →


JAMEA RICHMOND-EDWARDS EXPLORES DETROIT’S FASHION AND STYLE IN 7 MILE GIRLS

Artist Talk & Opening Reception at Rowan University Art Gallery: Thursday, November 7, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University Art Gallery presents 7 Mile Girls, an exhibition exploring the connection between Black female style of Detroit’s inner city, with designer fashion and self-empowerment. Featuring several new works by artist Jamea Richmond-Edwards alongside paintings loaned by the Rubell Family Collection, the exhibition will run November 7 – December 21, 2019, with an opening reception on Thursday, November 7 from 5:00 PM –... Read more →


Calvary Cemetery & Mausoleum Damaged by Storm

CHERRY HILL, NJ (October 4, 2019)----Calvary Cemetery & Mausoleum in Cherry Hill sustained quite a bit of damage due to severe weather that hit the area Saturday night, September 28. Officials report the storm produced straight-line winds around 70 miles an hour. It was a fast moving storm that left damage in its path including uprooting three trees completely and splitting a pear tree. Debris and branches were left lying in the roadway after the storm passed. Additionally, the mausoleum roof sustained some damage. The... Read more →


Tips for writing coursework effectively

Gloucestercitynews.net (October 7, 2019)--The student needs a lot of curriculum information to write the coursework correctly. So one can say that are writing coursework is a very personal process. There is usually no weekly or daily deadline by supervisors, classmates don't have regular discussions, no reading assignments, no one tells you what you yourself doing this, writing far longer than what you have written, and having to work without the net on the net can make this process very challenging. Writing coursework is a great... Read more →


Ten Candidates Will Receive $1000 Donation from Millennials for NJ

Millennials for New Jersey is proud to announce the ten candidates who will be receiving a $1,000 donation for this November’s election. Chairman Matthew Anderson and board members Matthew Clarkin, Rebecca Schwartz, Kaylee McGuire, and Juan Carlos Nordelo received applications from 41 candidates running for office in this November’s election. The Board has endorsed the following ten candidates to receive $1,000 each. Mark Natale, Candidate for New Jersey Assembly, 8th Legislative District Jeff Martin, Candidate for Hamilton Mayor Chris Tully, Candidate for New Jersey Assembly,... Read more →


Philadelphia District Attorney Visits SULC For Recruiting

PHILADELPHIA PA--This week, Lawrence Krasner, the district attorney of Philadelphia, visited the Southern University Law Center to during a national recruitment tour for his office. Accompanied by Robert Listenbee, first assistant district attorney, the attorneys conducted interviews with law students for CNBNewsnet files interNship positions within his office. The office sponsors programs for first-year, second-year, and third-year law students. That afternoon, Krasner networked and gave a brief presentation to students outlining his office’s goals and successes and how students would receive experiential training throughout their... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing NJ: MODIFIED DEER HARVEST REPORTING IN EFFECT OCTOBER 14-16 

UPGRADE OF LICENSE SALES SYSTEM ALL LICENSES AND PERMITS WILL BE UNAVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE DURING THIS TIME The Division’s license system is being upgraded! As such, the current license sales site and Automated Harvest Report System (AHRS) WILL BE UNAVAILABLE beginning 9 p.m. on October 14, 2019 through October 16, 2019 for a total upgrade of the system. The 855-I-HUNT-NJ (855-448-6865) harvest reporting phone number WILL ALSO BE UNAVAILABLE during this timeframe. To report a deer harvest during this time period and receive a TEMPORARY... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin’ It’s the Time of the Season

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor I missed my fifty-year high school class reunion. I know I said that I was going but my finances are tenuous during the best of times and foodbankish the rest of the month. The short answer is that I couldn’t afford the ticket, the gas, or the tolls. The humbling part of the story isn’t my absence, though. It’s that no one noticed. Let me explain about my high school. It’s located in what was once a city that worshipped their athletes.... Read more →


Philadelphia Settles Discrimination Lawsuit with Chinese Restaurant Owners for $265,000

October 4, 2019 PHILADELPHIA, PA --The City of Philadelphia has reached an agreement with the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) to settle a lawsuit over the City’s 11 P.M. Ordinance. AALDEF, with pro bono counsel Pepper Hamilton LLP, filed this lawsuit, Liu v. City of Philadelphia, on behalf of 23 Chinese takeout restaurant owners for unconstitutional discriminatory intent and enforcement of this Ordinance. Under the 11 P.M. Ordinance, businesses on residential blocks in Philadelphia had to close between 11 P.M. and 6... Read more →


Executive Order on Modernizing Influenza Vaccines in the United States

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Findings. (a) Influenza viruses are constantly changing as they circulate globally in humans and animals. Relatively minor changes in these viruses cause annual seasonal influenza outbreaks, which result in millions of illnesses, hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations, and tens of thousands of deaths each year in the United... Read more →


A close encounter of the worst kind: Sepsis

Author: Timothy G. Buchman, Ph.D., MD, FACS, FCCP, MCCM, Subject Matter Expert and IPA to BARDA DRIVe Day four of the annual professional meeting began like so many others: I had one more talk to give, and then a dash to the airport for the flight home. At lunchtime, I noticed a slight headache. By the time the session began mid-afternoon, the headache was worse. I bummed a couple of over-the-counter pain pills from a colleague (thank heavens for better-prepared friends!), chugged a bottle of... Read more →


Pennsylvania Residents Convicted of Low-Level Marijuana Offenses Can Apply for Expungements

By Kim Jarrett | The Center SquareOct 3, 2019 Pennsylvania residents convicted of low-level marijuana offenses can apply for an expedited pardon and have their record expunged within a year as part of a plan Gloucester City News blog files introduced by Gov. Tom Wolf, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman and Brandon Flood, secretary of the Board of Pardons. The pardon could apply to those convicted of having a small amount of marijuana for personal use, possession of a small amount with the intent to distribute... Read more →