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January 16, 2020

Chancellor Phoebe A. Haddon Named Chair of Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

href="mailto:msepanic@camden.rutgers.edu">By Mike Sepanic Phoebe A. Haddon, chancellor of Rutgers University–Camden, has been named chair of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. She will lead the nine-member board for a two-year term. The board oversees the Bank’s direction and performance, and participates in the formulation of the Fed’s monetary policy through its reports on economic and financial conditions and its decisions on the Bank’s discount rate. A nationally noted leader in issues related to access and equity, Haddon is chancellor of... Read more →


Joan M. Wood (nee Williams), of Williamstown, formerly of Gloucester City

Joan M. Wood (nee Williams), on January 15, 2020, of Williamstown, formerly of Gloucester City. Age 68. Loving companion of Raymond “Skip” Bellows. Devoted sister of Frances Monahan (Phil), Donna Williams (Robert), Debra Williams (John) and the late G. Robert Williams, Lynda Thiel and Josephine Wiltsey. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Joan loved playing Bingo and going on casino trips. There will be a viewing from 9 to 11am Wednesday morning at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Service 11am at the funeral... Read more →


Pennsylvania Offers New Funding to Help Philly Students Discover Opportunities in Manufacturing

HARRISBURG, PA (January 15, 2020)--Governor Tom Wolf announced that the Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (DVIRC) was approved for $110,000 in Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career funding to nearly double the number of teams in Bucks, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties participating in the educational competition, ‘What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?’ (WSCM). “More and more students have a growing interest in manufacturing employment because of innovative and interactive programs like ‘What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?’ said Gov. Wolf. “We are proud to support the creative efforts being made... Read more →


VOORHEES MAN ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

VOORHEES, NJ--Lafayette Adams, 46, of Voorhees, was charged with one count of Possession of Child Pornography and two counts of Possession of CDS, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Voorhees Police Chief Louis Bordi. On January 15, 2020, detectives from the High-Tech Crimes Unit (HTCU) of the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Members of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) – Cherry Hill Office executed a search warrant for Lafayette Adams’s residence on the 200 block of Echelon Road in Voorhees. An onsite... Read more →


Amish Patel, 31, of Delanco Sentenced for 2018 Willingboro Double Fatal Collision  

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Delanco man was sentenced today to 12 ½ years in New Jersey state prison for causing the deaths of a married couple during a collision two years ago in the jug handle at Route 130 and Bridgeboro Road in Willingboro Township. Amish Patel, 31, must serve 85 percent of the sentence before becoming eligible for parole. The sentence was handed down in Superior Court in Mount Holly by the Hon. Philip E. Haines, J.S.C. Patel pled guilty... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing News NJ: Species on the Edge 2.0 Social Media Contest

CWF invites high school students from across the state to submit a series of original social media posts showing why it is important to protect wildlife in New Jersey. Register by February 28, 2020. Contest runs March 1-8, 2020. The fun and educational Species on the Edge 2.0 Social Media Contest capitalizes on high school students' expertise with social media platforms and provides them with the opportunity to showcase their talent, creativity, and love of nature. Students will create their own original content (for example:... Read more →


Big second quarter helps MSU sink Rutgers-Camden women

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (Jan. 15, 2020) – The Montclair State University women’s basketball team outscored Rutgers University-Camden by 20 points in the second quarter and went on to defeat the Scarlet Raptors, 88-53, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Wednesday night. The Red Hawks, who improved to 11-4 overall and 6-2 in the NJAC with their sixth straight win, held a narrow 15-11 lead after one quarter before going on a 26-6 run in the second quarter. They had a nine-point run in the... Read more →


Azemi powers Raptor men to first win at MSU since 2004

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (Jan. 15, 2020) – Junior guard Arian Azemi scored a career-high 35 points and senior forward Isaac Destin notched his sixth double-double of the season to power the Rutgers University-Camden men’s basketball team over Montclair State University, 89-77, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Wednesday night. Rutgers-Camden snapped a four-game losing streak, raising its record to 5-9 overall and 2-6 in the NJAC, while Montclair State fell to 8-7 overall and 6-2 in conference play. It was only the Raptors’ second... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: HOW 'JOBS NJ' PROGRAM PLANS TO PREPARE WORKERS

Yesterday, Gov. Phil Murphy unveiled a new workforce development and jobs training program: Jobs NJ. The goal is to prepare students in technical careers, and to keep those workers in our state. “It embraces the notion that talent is one of the key core drivers of our economic growth,” the governor said. "Targeted populations" are a crucial part of the state's economic future, Murphy argued. This group includes workers with disabilities immigrants, veterans, and people who've served time in the criminal justice system. The state... Read more →


ALEX KARRAS FINALLY VOTED INTO PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME

By Raymond Rolak Sports Editor NEW YORK-- The Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio announced that Lions Defensive Tackle Alex Karras was voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a member of the 15-person Centennial Slate for the Class of 2020. Alex Karras hosting Saturday Night Live in 1985 with guests Billy Crystal and Tina Turner. This special added class into the Pro Football Hall of Fame was expanded to celebrate the National Football League Centennial. Karras was known as the... Read more →


CNBNEWS January 2020 Cheers & Jeers

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews. net JEER-Something has to be done about the dilapidated house (photo above) that sits at the entrance of Gloucester City at Essex Street and Collings Road. People coming into our community are getting the wrong impression of the city because of the appearance of this property. CHEER--William Ackley, Gloucester City's Chief Housing Inspector & Zoning Official said the Essex Street house has been approved as a redevelopment project under a new ordinance that was recently passed. "We are in... Read more →


Freeholder Young Attends Groundbreaking for New Collingswood Public Safety Facility

Freeholder Jonathan Young will join Collingswood officials at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Borough’s new Public Safety facility. The building will house both Collingswood’s Police and Fire Departments at 434 Haddon Avenue. “This is a critical project for the Borough and we’re excited to see the public servants in the Police and Fire Departments get the upgrades they need,” Young said. “The Freeholder Board is always focused on supporting projects that will improve the public safety of communities and residents.” The new $10.7 million, 30,000... Read more →


Five Ways To Take Your Manufacturing Business To The Next Level

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 16, 2020)--There comes a time where every manufacturing business will be ready to reach the next level. Once you have found some stability and initial success, it is important to keep this positive momentum going so that you can continue to grow, develop and evolve. It is easy for the competition to catch up when you stand still for too long in the business world, so an intelligent owner will always be aware of a few growth strategies that can be used to take... Read more →


NEW JERSEY SPORTSBOOKS’ HOT DECEMBER PUSHES 2019 HANDLE TO MORE THAN $4.5 BILLION

Sportsbooks, online casinos combine to generate nearly $800 million in revenue during booming 2019, according to PlayNJ.com (ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — New Jersey’s sportsbooks and online casinos performed in December in much the same way they spent the rest of 2019: With new records and more growth. With a strong closing month, which included a near-record monthly sports betting handle, retail and online sportsbooks combined with online casinos and poker to generate nearly $800 million in revenue in 2019, sending New Jersey into 2020 with... Read more →


DEP MODIFIES HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOM GRANT PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS,

EXTENDS DEADLINE TO PROVIDE MORE FLEXIBILITY TO APPLICANTS TRENTON - The Department of Environmental Protection has extended by 15 days the deadline for submission of applications for a $2.5 million grant program to fund projects to help reduce the occurrence of harmful algal blooms in the state. The decision to extend the deadline for the harmful algal bloom management grant program to Jan. 27 follows a meeting last month with potential applicants who were looking for more financial flexibility and improved guidance in order to... Read more →


New Jersey American Water Invests $725,000 in Runnemede Infrastructure 

CAMDEN, CITY N.J. – JAN. 14, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 4,800 feet of aging 6-, 8-, and 12-inch water main in Runnemede beginning this week. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed in the 1950s, with new, 8- and 12-inch ductile iron main along the entire length of Lindsay Avenue, Washington Avenue, Haverford Avenue and Ardmore Road from Lindsay Avenue to Washington Avenue. The project also includes replacing five fire hydrants and 99 utility-owned service lines along the... Read more →


The Nation’ Names Elie Mystal Justice Correspondent and Ken Klippenstein DC Correspondent

Mystal and Klippenstein join a world class line-up of political writers and thinkers poised to deliver landmark coverage of the 2020 election and the lasting impacts of the Trump administration’s policy-making. This release was also just published here. New York, NY—January 15, 2020—The Nation, America’s leading source of progressive politics and culture, marks the new year with the appointment of Elie Mystal (@ElieNYC / New York, NY) as justice correspondent and Ken Klippenstein (@kenklippenstein / Washington, DC) as DC correspondent. “Elie’s talent for making legal... Read more →


How to Take Care of Your Backyard 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 16, 2020)--When you have a backyard in your home, it’s crucial that you take care of it. The last thing you are going to want is a patch of overgrown mess behind your property. Not only will this look bad, but you won’t be able to use it to its full advantage either. When guests come over you’ll be embarrassed about the look of your yard, and the longer you leave it, the harder it will be to tidy. image courtesy of unsplash.com Many... Read more →


Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches $103,000,000

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (Jan. 15, 2020) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $103 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that in the Tuesday, Jan. 14, drawing, 27 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Four of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $1,000. Moreover, 25,740 other New Jersey players took home $107,974 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400, according to... Read more →


Burlington County Chiefs of Police Association New Executive Board Members

BURLINGTON CITY NJ (January 15, 2020)The Burlington County Chiefs of Police Association is pleased to announce the names of their new Executive Board members for 2020. The members will be sworn to their new positions at the annual Installation Dinner starting 6:00pm on Friday January 24, 2020 at the Café Madison, 33 Lafayette Street, Riverside, NJ 08075. Riverton Borough Police Chief John B. Shaw Jr. will take the oath of office of President of the Chiefs Association during a ceremony at the banquet. The remainder... Read more →


NJBIA Statement on State of the State Address

New Jersey Business & Industry Association President CEO Michele N. Siekerka, Esq. issued the following statement in response to today's State of the State address by Gov. Phil Murphy. "As we embark on a new decade, we can all support a New Jersey where everyone has the greatest opportunity to succeed. "Through the midpoint of his term, Governor Murphy has defined his mission for a 'stronger and fairer' economy. Part of the fulfillment of this calling has been a focus on returning New Jersey to... Read more →


Feel like you’re stuck in a rut in life?

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 16, 2020)--Feel like you just don’t have what you need to live the life God has called you too? This years annual prayer & praise night theme is from 1st Peter 1:3, "WE HAVE ALL WE NEED" and will feature short testimonies of physical healing, healing from grief, recovery from financial ruin and homelessness, and freedom from anxiety and addiction. Epiphany Church and Highland Park Church invite you to join us for our second annual night of prayer and praise 5... Read more →