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December 7, 2019

Acenda receives $25,000 from Nancy Kowalik Real Estate Group

GLASSBORO, NJ (December 6, 2019) – Acenda is the recipient of a $25,000 donation from the Nancy Kowalik Real Estate Group in Mullica Hill, NJ. This contribution will benefit the organization’s more than 100 health and social service programs that impact the lives of children, teens, adults, families, and the community at large. Funds were raised by taking a small portion of every real estate transaction Nancy Kowalik’s brokerage settled throughout 2019. "It is so rewarding to be able to make a difference in the lives of those that need us the most,” said Nancy Kowalik, who was named the 2019... Read more →

ELECTION 2020: Norcross Receives More Endorsements

CAMDEN CITY new jersey—It's not even 2020 but that hasn't stopped organizations and leaders from stepping up and endorsing Congressman Donald Norcross' re-election! This week, Congressman Norcross earned the support of the Sierra Club, Parenthood Action Fund, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi. In addition to the Speaker’s endorsement, came an astounding explanation as to why she supports Congressman Norcross. Here’s what Speaker Pelosi had to say about our Congressman: "From working tirelessly to provide our children with a high-quality education to protecting our national security and advocating for lower drug costs, Congressman Norcross always ensures that... Read more →

STUDY: PA Spends More Per Prisoner Than Most States

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square Pennsylvania spends $286 for every resident to incarcerate prisoners, 11th most among the 50 states, and the commonwealth imprisons 473 people for every 100,000 residents, 26th most, according to a new examination of incarceration nationwide. CNBNews.net Graphic files The analysis from HowMuch.net found Pennsylvania incarcerates fewer people than the nearby states of Ohio (567 per 100,000), West Virginia (492) and Virginia (560). However, it imprisons more than New York (314 per 100,000), New Jersey (278) and Maryland (407). The site’s review also found the Keystone state spends less than New York ($335 per capita),... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Exercise

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Exercise is essential for the health of your dog. But how much exercise is needed? One can generally use a dog’s weight (if the dog is a normal weight) as an indicator of the correct amount of exercise. For example, a small dog is usually content with one or two walks per day and some outdoor playtime in the back yard. A medium dog requires more exercise, especially the herding breeds (cattle dog, shelty, etc.). Two or three, mile-long jaunts are in order for these dogs. Some larger dogs are content with a quick run and time well... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Rules on using bait while hunting in Delaware

Reminder for the week: DOVER (Dec. 6, 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 Nov. 25 - Dec. 1 made 1,172 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 31 citations. Officers responded to 47 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public. A Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police presence continued at the C&D Canal Conservation Area and Michael N.... Read more →

FBI Seeking Person of Interest

December 4, 2019 Who May Have Information Regarding the Identity of a Child Sexual Assault Victim The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking the public’s assistance with obtaining identifying information regarding an unknown female who may have critical information pertaining to the identity of a child victim in an ongoing sexual exploitation investigation. Photographs and an informational poster depicting the unknown individual, known only as Jane Doe 37, are being disseminated to the public. Initial videos of the unidentified female, Jane Doe 37, shown with a child were first recorded by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in... Read more →

Delaware to extend popular Clean Transportation Incentive Program

Governor John Carney joins DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin and EV car owner Dean Dey at Delaware Technical Community College in Dover today, at event highlighting the extension of the Clean Transportation Incentive Program through 2020, through which rebates help reduce cost of purchasing environmentally-friendly vehicles. Rebates help reduce cost of purchasing environmentally-friendly vehicles DOVER (Dec. 6, 2019) – In response to Delawareans’ growing demand for cleaner fuel and electric vehicles, DNREC’s Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy announced today that Delaware’s Clean Transportation Incentive Program will continue to offer rebates to drivers and businesses statewide toward the purchase or lease... Read more →

Lower Township Rotary Christmas Parade December 14

On Saturday, December 14, 2019, the Lower Township Rotary will be hosting their 38th Annual Christmas Parade along Bayshore Road. The parade is scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m. from Breakwater Plaza, at Breakwater and Bayshore Roads. From there, it will proceed southbound onto Bayshore Road, to Rosehill Parkway in North Cape May and end at approximately 9:00 p.m. Motorists are advised to avoid this area for the duration of the parade, if they are not participating in it or traveling to the area to enjoy the festivities. Motorists can expect delays and detours. Bayshore Road will be closed along the... Read more →

Bills Up in Assembly Environment Committee and Senate Monday:

New Jersey Sierra Club press release TRENTON, NJ--The following pieces of legislation are up in the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee on Monday, December 9th. A4330 (Pinkin): Prohibits use of plastic carryout bags, expanded polystyrene, and single-use plastic straws. The bill would prohibit the use of single-use plastic carryout bags in stores and food service businesses, and would ban food service businesses from offering single-use plastic straws. It would also ban the sale of polystyrene and would prohibit food service businesses from selling or providing food packaged in polystyrene containers. “This bill is a major step forward in dealing with... Read more →

Another NJ-Base Pharmaceutical Co. Admits to Price Fixing

Rising Pharmaceuticals Agrees to Pay Over $3 Million in Criminal Penalty, Restitution, and Civil Damages Related to Hypertension Drug PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain and the Department of Justice announced that Rising Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Rising), a generic pharmaceutical company headquartered in New Jersey, was criminally charged for conspiring to fix prices and allocate customers for a generic hypertension drug, and in a related enforcement action, reached a civil settlement for violations of the False Claims Act, subject to bankruptcy court approval. According to a one-count felony charge filed today in the United States District Court for the Eastern... Read more →

Jobstown native Suto plays NCAA DIII volleyball with Alvernia University

READING, PA. (12/06/2019)-- Taylor Suto of Jobstown, NJ, competed as a member of the Golden Wolves women's volleyball team during the 2019 fall season while studying Health Care Science at Alvernia University. Suto is a graduate of North Burlington Regional High School. Alvernia is an active member of the Middle Atlantic Conference's (MAC) - Commonwealth Conference, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and the NCAA. Founded in 1912, the MAC is one of the oldest intercollegiate athletics associations in the United States. The MAC boasts 17 Division III schools, spanning four states, including Alvernia, Albright, Arcadia, Delaware Valley, DeSales, Eastern, Fairleigh... Read more →

4-Year University Tuitions Jumped 34 Percent in PA and 35 Percent in NJ

The Center Square Pennsylvania four-year public university tuition and fees went from $11,175 in 2004-05 to $14,937 in 2019-20, the 10th smallest increase among the 50 states and the District of CNBNews image files Columbia, the College Board said in a new report. That 15-year change represented a tuition and fee hike of 33.7 percent. Between the 2018-19 and the 2019-20 academic years, four-year tuition and fees in the state decreased 1 percent, according to the College Board numbers. The analysis found that average tuition and fee amounts at four-year universities in five states dropped over the past five years when... Read more →