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January 2020

Washington Twp. Man Arrested on Child Porn Charges

WOODBURY NJ (January 29, 2020)--Craig S. Gibson (DOB 06/02/1976) of Washington Township, NJ, was arrested on January 24, 2020 and charged with one count of Possession of Child Pornography (3rd degree), Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore announced. In June, 2018, the Federal Bureau of Investigation – Philadelphia Region Human Trafficking and... Read more →


Plastic Bag Ban Bill Up in Committee Thursday

TRENTON NJ--The plastic bag ban bill, S864 (Smith/Greenstein), will be up in the Senate Environment and Energy Committee on Thursday, January 30, 2020. The bill prohibits the provision or sale of single-use plastic carryout bags, single-use paper carryout bags, and polystyrene foam food service products. It also limits the provision of... Read more →


Philadelphia Councilman Johnson Reintroduces Legislation to Provide Property Tax Relief to Residents

PHILADELPHIA (JANUARY 24, 2020) — Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson (2nd District) reintroduced a bill yesterday during the new Philadelphia City Council term to provide property tax relief 220,000 homeowners citywide. City Council approved an identical bill by a 17-0 vote last year, as introduced by Johnson on behalf of City Council President... Read more →


House Leaders Unveil Major Plan to Curb the Climate Crisis 

WASHINGTON (Jan. 28, 2020) – House Democratic environmental leaders today unveiled legislation intended to comprehensively address climate change. House Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone of New Jersey and colleagues proposed the “Climate Leadership and Environmental Action for our Nation’s (CLEAN) Future Act,” which would cut greenhouse gas pollution, boost energy... Read more →


Key Endorsements for Harrison Campaign for Congress

[January 29, 2020 - Longport, New Jersey] -- Brigid Callahan Harrison, Democratic candidate for Congress in New Jersey's second congressional district, announced this morning key endorsement from State Senator Dawn Marie Addiego, representing New Jersey’s 8th legislative district; Assemblyman Adam Taliaferro, representing New Jersey’s3rd legislative district; Joe Derella, Cumberland County Freeholder... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Radical Muslims And Leftists Are A Threat

Bill Donahue | CNBNews Contributor January 28, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on who is attacking Christians: Attacks on Christianity, throughout the world, emanate from two principal sources: radical Muslims and leftists. The role played by radical Muslims is detailed in the 2020 World Watch List published by Open... Read more →


Home Country: The Daily Meeting of the World Dilemma Think Tank

Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor Dud sat quietly this morning at the daily meeting of the World Dilemma Think Tank … that’s Dud and the guys, of course. Herb had brought some new jokes with him as a way of pumping new adrenaline into our winter conversational doldrums. They weren’t all... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Yellow Dot Program

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--The yellow dot program is simple method of documenting a person’s medical/emergency contact information and notifying emergency responders of that information in the event of a serious motor vehicle crash or emergency where the driver is incapacitated or unable to speak. The packet includes an emergency information form that... Read more →


SUPER BOWL TO ATTRACT $400 MILLION IN WAGERS, PLAYUSA.COM ANALYSTS PREDICT

Thirteen states representing a population of 70 million people will offer some form of legal sports betting for NFL’s showcase game (LAS VEGAS) — Legal online and retail sportsbooks across the country will take in $400 million in total bets for Super Bowl LIV, analysts for PlayUSA.com project. Even if less... Read more →


ACL tears cause harmful changes in our brain structure

Newswise — ANN ARBOR—It's known that some joint function is often permanently lost after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, and re-injury is common even with intensive physical therapy, but it's unclear why. New research from the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology shows structural changes in the brains of patients who underwent... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS NES: 2019 marked a decade of growth for Center City Philadelphia’s hotels

PHILADELPHIA PA (Jan 28, 2020)--Today, the City of Philadelphia, in conjunction with VISIT PHILADELPHIA®, the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association, announced records, most notably, in average daily rate (up 5.8% year over year to $202.41) and revenue (up 4.3% year over year to $707 million).... Read more →


Philadelphia Bar Association’s LGBT Rights Committee to Host Legal Name Change Clinic

for Area Transgender Community Free Clinic for Philadelphians Seeking a Legal Name Change Due to Gender Transition to be Held this Saturday, February 1st at 1pm PHILADELPHIA, PA – On Saturday, February 1st, 2020 at 1:00 pm the LGBT Rights Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association in partnership with the Community... Read more →


Fun Learning Activities for Kids You Can Do at Home 

Gloucestercitynews.net (January 29, 2020)--Are you trying to give your kids a little advantage at school? Or are you just interested in finding fun ways you can bond at home and learn a little something along the way? Well, there are so many amazing activities you can do with your kids and... Read more →


Hofstra University Students from NJ Named to Dean's List

HEMPSTEAD, NY (01/28/2020)-- Hofstra University congratulates the students named to the Fall 2019 Dean's List for their outstanding academic achievement. Students must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 during the semester to make the Dean's List. The following local students earned this academic honor: Colette Euksuzian of Medford,... Read more →


How to Cook Wild Game Meat

Gloucestercitynews.net (January 29, 2020)--When talking about wild game meat, it’s important to remember that we’re not talking about a single type of meat. Instead, wild game meat can come from all sorts of animals – from quail and hare to wild boars and deer. That’s why it can be a bit... Read more →


Maple Shade PD Alert: Beware! Phone Scammers are Active in the Area

MAPLE SHADE, NJ (January 28, 2020)----Authorities have reported an increase in various scams across the country which typically involve telemarketing scammers posing as lawyers, customs, or lottery officials targeting residents with fraudulent promises of large cash prizes, vacation getaways, vehicles, or other prizes. The perpetrators tell “winners” they can claim a... Read more →


Robert A. Karpinski of Mantua, formerly of Gloucester City; Woodbury HS Teacher, GHS Alumus

On January 26, 2020. Age 64. Of Mantua Twp. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted husband of 37 years to Susan A. Karpinski (née Ambarian). Beloved brother of Cheryl Karpinski and Marianne Karpinski and brother-in-law of David Ambarian. Loving uncle of Mikayla Ambarian, Jack Ambarian, Joseph Ambarian, William Ambarian, Adriane... Read more →


Bryan D. Sharp, Past Fire Police Chief, GHS Class of '77 Alum

On January 24, 2020, Bryan passed way at home in Pine Hill surrounded by his family at the age of 60. Loving husband of 41 years to Tammy Reinhardt Sharp. Loving father of Jason Sharp (Amanda), William Sharp and Jessie Sharp (Amanda). Cherished grandfather of Amber, Aleena, Bruce, Charlie, Jessie, Aidan... Read more →


Kathy A. Feller, of Haddon Township, formerly of Gloucester City

On January 25, 2020. Age 63. Of Haddon Township. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving wife of the late Dale Feller. Survived by her sons, Walter A. Domanski and Vincent Kerlin; grandchildren, Vincent Kerlin, Jr. and Samantha Kerlin; sisters, Doris Habina, Peggy O’Quinn and Carol Kephart (William), as well as numerous nieces,... Read more →


Cullen and Dykman and New Jersey American Water Announce Joint Diversity Fellowship

January 23, 2019 -- Cullen and Dykman and New Jersey American Water are proud to announce a joint summer fellowship program that will provide a unique summer work experience for law students dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. Already recognized as one of the “Best Law Firms... Read more →


Wildwood Boardwalk Taken Over by Trump Backers

By Max Pizarro | January 28, 2020, 12:51 pm | in City Confidential WILDWOOD – She never made it here from Philly. If she did, she confessed, it was a long time ago, a vague memory, and now, as she came up against the boardwalk, her face very nearly registered bug-eyed... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: MURPHY UNVEILS MASTER PLAN: ENERGY, CLIMATE CHANGE 

Yesterday, Gov. Phil Murphy announced an ambitious plan to put New Jersey ahead of the pack in climate-focused energy policy. One part of the state's final version of this "master plan" will require every new infrastructure project to include a specific climate change plan. The governor wants the state to run... Read more →


University of New Hampshire Students from NJ Named to Dean's List

DURHAM, NH (01/27/2020)-- The following students have been named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire for the fall 2019 semester. Jack Grabicki of Wall Township, NJ earning Honors and majoring in Marine, Estuarine,&FrshwatrBio Ava Watkins of Cherry Hill, NJ earning High Honors and majoring in BusAdm:IntlBusiness&Econ Alyssa... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Trump Rallies Against NJ’s Environment

NJ SIERRA CLUB WILDWOOD, NJ: President Donald Trump is holding a rally today in Wildwood, New Jersey. Earlier this month, the Trump Administration gutted a major Obama-Era Water of the United States (WOTUS) rule protecting drinking water for 117 million people. Sierra Club and other groups are suing on close to... Read more →


Marc Anthony Serenades Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City

Atlantic City, N.J. (January 27, 2019) – Six-Time Latin Grammy Award and two-time Grammy Award winner, Marc Anthony serenaded a packed Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena on Saturday night, January 25 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City. Marc Anthony crooned through his hour and a half long 16-song... Read more →


These Behaviors Make You A Scam Target

(NAPSI)—If you spend a lot of time on social media sites or looking for great online deals, you may wear a bullseye when it comes to scammers hunting for prey, according to groundbreaking fraud research from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust and the Stanford Center on... Read more →


“Journalist” Can’t Decide: Slumping Gun Sales or Best Year Ever?

source NRA-ILA On the eve of the annual Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas, Associated Press reporter Lisa Marie Pane wrote an article titled, “Gun industry gathers amid slumping sales, rising tensions.” But it seems as though the AP and their reporter were more concerned with promoting... Read more →


Legislative Package to Improve Access to Palliative and End-of-Life Care Now Law

(TRENTON) – With nearly 40 million adults throughout the country having a serious illness within the past three years and nearly 20 million suffering from chronic pain that interferes with their daily activities, Assembly Democrats Shanique Speight, Gov. Murphy Cleopatra Tucker and Nancy Pinkin have sponsored three bills to improve access... Read more →


Cooper University Health Care First Hospital In the World to Use New Virtual Reality System for Stroke Rehabilitation

(Camden, NJ) Cooper University Health Care recently became the first hospital in the world to use a new virtual reality (VR) system for patient rehabilitation following a stroke, announced Tudor G. Jovin, MD, chief and chairman of the Cooper Neurological Institute, and internationally renowned neurologist and researcher. Prior to the commercial... Read more →


*Enjoy Ice Skating at Cooper River until Feb. 17

PENNSAUKEN, NJ--Cooper River Park has once again transformed into a winter wonderland with tasty treats, and family fun! WinterFest Ice Skating at Cooper River now open until February 17, 2020. WinterFest Ice Skating at Cooper River is presented by the Camden County Board of Freeholder. New this year! WinterFest will include... Read more →


Pleasantville Man Pleads Guilty to Shooting 15-Year-Old Naimah Bell

MAYS LANDING- An 18 year-old Pleasantville man pleaded guilty on Thursday in the fatal July shooting of Naimah Bell, 15, also of Pleasantville, First Assistant Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Nahquil Lovest pleaded guilty to a charge of first degree Aggravated Manslaughter and must serve 10 years in New Jersey state prison... Read more →


Gustafson Thrilled To Learn Pelosi Is Coming To Support Norcross

Pelosi visit is a near perfect illustration of the difference between Norcross and Gustafson COLLINGSWOOD – Claire Gustafson, Republican candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s first congressional district, said she was “thrilled” to learn Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi is coming to Camden County to support Congressman Donald Norcross next month. “Nancy Pelosi... Read more →


How To Make Your Business Look More Professional

Gloucestercitynews.net(January 28, 2020)--Running a business is not an easy task, and it is down to every business owner to make choices that are going to benefit the company in the long term. Some of these choices will be about how to make the business look more professional to the outside world... Read more →


Brigid Harrison, Candidate for Congress, Calls for Van Drew's Resignation

[January 27, 2020 – Longport, New Jersey] – As first reported in the New York Times on Sunday, an unpublished manuscript by former National Security Adviser John R. Bolton confirmed that President Trump directly told Bolton in August that Trump planned to freeze $391 million in security assistance to the country... Read more →


Open House at Camden County Technical Schools

All are welcome to attend Open House at Camden County Technical Schools (CCTS) on Wednesday, February 5th from 6 PM to 9 PM. Inclement weather date is February 6th. The two high schools that comprise CCTS provide career training programs, academic courses, and extracurricular activities to students in grades nine through... Read more →


H1 - Is PayPal cracking down on online casino players?

Gloucestercitynews.net (January 28, 2020)--PayPal has been a cornerstone payment method for online casino players for many years now. From its beginnings, in the early 2000s, this service has processed billions of online transactions. Of these, using the PayPal payment method for online casinos deposits and withdrawals account for a fair chunk.... Read more →


Democrats Holding Event in Cape May to Counter Trump Rally in Wildwood

"This Will Be Our Moment to Show Trump and Van Drew that Democrats Stand Together and are Unified Against Hate, Corruption, and the Status Quo."... - Brigid Callahan Harrison, Democratic candidate for Congress [January 27, 2020 - Longport, New Jersey] -- Brigid Callahan Harrison, Democratic candidate for Congress in New Jersey's... Read more →


NEST Integrated Facilities Management Names Shannon Puckett Chief Operating Officer

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ—January 27, 2020—NEST, the leader in integrated facilities management and technology solutions serving enterprises in the United States and Canada, has announced the addition of Shannon Puckett to their executive suite as Chief Operating Officer. In her new role, Puckett will oversee NEST’s network of over 26,000 independent service... Read more →


#METOO ACTIVIST DETAILS MISOGYNY IN MURPHY CAMPAIGN

Julie Roginsky sat down with Star-Ledger columnist Tom Moran to share her experience working on Gov. Phil Murphy's gubernatorial campaign. A political strategist, Roginsky sued Fox News over a sexual harassment complaint against Roger Ailes. She alleges that the workplace environment during Murphy's bid for governor — led by campaign manager... Read more →


Nominations Open for 2020 New Good Neighbor Awards

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association and New Jersey Business magazine are seeking nominations for the 60th Annual New Good Neighbor Awards that honor outstanding economic development projects in New Jersey. "New Good Neighbor Awards recognize the visionary architects, builders and financing professionals who turn exciting ideas into reality and... Read more →


Brandywine Zoo Madagascar exhibit will house endangered lemurs, tortoises

WILMINGTON (Jan. 27, 2019) – The DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation Brandywine Zoo broke ground last week on its Madagascar Exhibit, an outdoor space that will soon be home to several new animals. The newcomers will include the Radiated Tortoise, and three species of lemurs: the Black and White Ruffed,... Read more →


NJPP: Public Charge Rule is a Discriminatory Income Test

Earlier today the U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 to allow the Trump administration’s “public charge” rule change to take effect. The new rule makes it more difficult for immigrant families to obtain legal permanent residence if they have used, or are deemed likely to use, public health benefits. In response to... Read more →


Edward D. Brynan, III, of Audubon, formerly of Glendora

Devoted father of Katie Epifano (Steven), Ashley Strain (Joseph) and Jillian Greer (Matthew). Loving Pop Pop of Bryson, Brianna, Zoey, Mason, Elianna and Brynnlee. Beloved companion of Janet Brinkman. Dear cousin of Betty-Jo Zeno. Ed was a member of the Metal Detector Club and a member of the NRA. There will... Read more →


New Jersey American Water Accepting Applications for 2020 Environmental Grant Program

Qualified organizations encouraged to apply by March 31, 2020 CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – JAN. 27, 2020 – New Jersey American Water is accepting applications for green project funding through its Environmental Grant Program. The program offers grants of $1,000 to $10,000 for qualifying innovative, community-based environmental projects that improve, restore or... Read more →


Books, Balls, & Blocks: Building Hearts and Minds

CAMDEN CITY, NJ --Sponsored by the Camden County Department of Children’s Services and in collaboration with the Southern NJ Perinatal Cooperative and the Early Learning Network, Building Hearts and Minds is a free, fun event to track your child’s developmental milestones! Learn about how your child talks, plays, learns, and interacts... Read more →


Transgender State Workers Sue Florida Demanding Support for Sex-Change Surgeries

Tom Fitton JudicialWatch.org Around the country, and now in Florida, “transgender” activists are demanding all of us to pay for their sex-change surgeries. Corruption Chronicles has the details: CNBNews graphics In what appears to be a growing national trend, another public enterprise is being sued for failing to pay for transgenders’... Read more →


A. Lane Eastwick, of Gloucester City, Active Member of The H.P. Church of God

A. Lane Eastwick Surrounded by his loving family at home, passed away peacefully on January 23, 2020, at age 80. Of Gloucester City. Loving husband and best friend of 37 years to Dorothy M. Eastwick. (nee Jones). Loving father of Tracy, the late Joseph, Lane, late Frank, Donna (Jeff) and Shelly.... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': I'm Around

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor I don’t mind being fat. Chubbiness runs in my family. Well, it doesn’t run exactly. It saunters casually. No one in our family is actually obese, mind you—we’re just on the way up or on the way down, weight-wise. I count calories in between Oreo binges. While that... Read more →


What Microsoft 98-349 Exam Objectives Should You Master to Become a Certified Specialist? Practice Tests Know the Answer!

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 27, 2020)--Microsoft offers a wide range of certifications and exams for the IT professionals. By doing so, it contributes tremendously to the growth of the IT industry. Actually, Microsoft is a giant in it. This is evident from the fact that about 80 percent of computers all over the world... Read more →