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February 11, 2020

BILL: LANDLORDS MUST NOTIFY OF TOXIC LEAD IN WATER

Under a bill that unanimously cleared the state Senate yesterday, tenants would have the right to know whether lead is present in their home's drinking water. The bill doesn't force landlords to fix the problem — via pipe replacement or a filtration system, for example — but it would force landlords to give tenants information they need to make decisions about their health. Landlords are currently required by law to notify new tenants of hazardous lead levels; this bill extends it to long-term tenants. (NJ.com... Read more →


*Supporting Those Who Served

Camden City, N.J. — Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer announced the Office will host a symposium for military and veterans affairs Feb. 19 in Oaklyn as part of the Attorney General’s 21 County/21st Century Policing Project. “Veterans put their lives on the line countless times for our country,” said Acting Prosecutor Mayer. “I’m proud to lead an office that supports these men and women by hosting a public forum to educate our veterans about the many services offered in Camden County for veterans... Read more →


200 Club of Burlington County Announces 30th Annual Valor/Scholarship Awards Banquet

Moorestown: The 200 CLUB OF BURLINGTON COUNTY is pleased to announce they will celebrate the organization's 30th annual Valor Awards Dinner on Friday February 28, 2020 at Merion Caterers, Route 130, Cinnaminson NJ. The 200 Club or Burlington County is a charitable, non-profit organization comprised entirely of dedicated volunteers with the primary mission of providing financial assistance to the families of fallen or injured members of the State Police, County and Municipal Police, Fire or Emergency Medical Services serving the citizens of Burlington County. The... Read more →


Alp Basaran: PASCRELL BRINGS TROJAN HORSE TO PATERSON  

Paterson is one of the most corrupt cities in America. While the good times roll for politicians, entire communities have been destroyed by corruption. Incomes are dropping, apartheid schools are increasing, and infrastructure is crumbling for the ordinary residents of Paterson. The model of championing certain parts of a beleaguered rust belt city and abandoning the rest is simply racial segregation by another name. Not surprisingly, Paterson is one of the most violent cities in the country. During a federal investigation, Paterson police officers admitted... Read more →


Georgia Governor Kemp Loses Vote Purge Suit Brought by Reporter Greg Palast

A Major Win in the Battle Against Voter Suppression [Atlanta-Feb 11, 2020] In an extraordinary and unexpected move, Federal Judge Eleanor Ross has declared Gov. Brian Kemp the loser in a lawsuit brought by investigative journalist Greg Palast for the State of Georgia to open up its complete files on the mass purge of over half a million voters from the rolls. Surprising all parties, the judge ruled that Kemp’s defense was so weak that no trial is needed. The judge acted "sua sponte"—on her... Read more →


DOJ Sues State of NJ, Gov. Wolf, and AG Grewal for Prohibiting State Officials from Sharing Information with ICE

WASHINGTON, DC--(February 11, 2020)--Today, the U.S. Department of Justice filed suit against the State of New Jersey, New Jersey Governor Philip Murphy, and New Jersey Gloucestercitynews.net files Attorney General Gurbir Grewal. The lawsuit challenges New Jersey Attorney General Law Enforcement Directive 2018-6, which prohibits state officials from sharing information with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) related to the immigration status and release dates of individuals in their custody. The directive also requires New Jersey law enforcement to “promptly notify a detained individual, in writing... Read more →


Financial Secretary Charged with Stealing $561,777 from St. Paul's Baptist Church in Florence

Taisha D. Smith-DeJoseph FLORENCE NJ (February 11, 2020) - Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Florence Township Police Department Officer in Charge Jonathan Greenberg announced that a financial secretary has been charged with embezzling more than $561,000 from the church where she served as a volunteer. Taisha D. Smith-DeJoseph, 43, of Baldwin Lane in Willingboro, was charged with Theft by Deception (Second Degree), Computer Criminal Activity (Second Degree), Misapplication of Entrusted Property (Second Degree), four counts of Failure to File Personal Income Tax (Third Degree),... Read more →


Irene J. Gearhart of Bellmawr; Past President of VFW Post 9563 Ladies Aux.

Irene J. Gearhart (nee Ringer), on February 9, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 93. Beloved wife of the late Thomas J. Gearhart. Devoted mother of Terry Forand (Dennis), Dennis Gearhart, and the late David T. Gearhart. Loving grandmother of Paul (Kelly), Christine, Matthew (Tiffney), Melissa (Matthew), Ashley (James), and Lauren and great grandmother of 20. Dear sister of Evelyn Main and preceded in death by 4 siblings. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Irene was a Past President and member of the Ladies Auxiliary at... Read more →


Long-Time Gloucester City Resident and Vietnam War Veteran Needs Our Help

By CNBNews Staff GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 11, 2020)(CNBNewsnet)—Bob Kotter, who was born and raised in Gloucester City, needs some help from his friends and residents of the community. Bob is battling stage 4 prostate cancer. A U.S. Marine, Bob fought in the Vietnam War. He believes his cancer was caused by Agent Orange which was dropped on the jungles of Vietnam by U.S. planes and helicopters to kill the heavy vegetation. Bob Kotter (2018 CNBNews photo) Recently his chemotherapy was increased to four times... Read more →


Free Kid’s Dental Clinic at Camden County College

BLACKWOOD, NJ--Camden County College’s dental hygiene and dental assisting students and staff – joined by area dentists – provided free cleanings, other preventive care and oral health education to area children aged 12 and younger for Give-Kids-a-Smile Day. “We are proud to provide these free services to children who might not otherwise have access to dental care. In addition to cleanings and screenings, the children will be taught about good dental health,” said Freeholder Jonathan Young. “Dental appointments can cost in excess of $100 per... Read more →


CNB Business: How to Choose Quality Cannabis

CBD or marijuana. (CNBNewsnet)(February 17, 2018)--On January 23, 2018, New Jersey Governor Murphy issued Executive Order #6, which calls on the Department of Health to “undertake a review of all aspects of New Jersey’s medical marijuana program, with a focus on ways to expand access to marijuana for medical purposes” and to reduce barriers that patients face when they are seeking access to medical marijuana. It will also include a review of regulations. Additionally, the recommendations issued by the Medicinal Marijuana Review Panel concerning the... Read more →


Nancy J.  McGrath, age 65, of Sicklerville, formerly of Bellmawr

Nancy J. McGrath (nee Winsor), on February 7, 2020, of Sicklerville; formerly of Bellmawr. Passed surrounded by family. Age 65. Loving daughter of the late Eugene and Nancy (nee Daniels) Winsor. Beloved wife of Fran McGrath. Devoted mother of Jess. Dear sister-in-law of John (Sue), Diane (Marty), Debbie (Joe), Terry (Larry), Jim, Ruth (Mike), and the late Donna. Also survived by many nieces and nephews, special friends Ted Kidd and Betty Horne, and her beloved dog Gus. Nancy loved bowling, Rod Stewart music, playing horseshoes,... Read more →


Somers Point Green Thumb Garden Club Meeting

Somers Point Garden Club will discuss the region's flowers at an upcoming meeting. SOMERS POINT, NJ--Shake off the winter doldrums while discovering the “Hidden Beauties of South Jersey and Where to Find Them.” William Reinert, past department head of Atlantic Country Public Works with 35 years in Mosquito Control, will share and discuss photos of the region at the meeting Tuesday, March 3 at 7 p.m. in the Somers Point Senior Center located at Massachusetts Avenue and Ambler Road. All are welcome to the event... Read more →


Mays Landing Man Pleads Guilty to Murder of 17-Year-Old

MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic City man has pleaded guilty in connection to the Aug. 9, 2018, fatal shooting of a 17 year-old male, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Jan. 31, 2020, Rahsaad Norwood, 22, pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter before the Honorable Bernard Delury, Jr. P.J. Cr., for fatally shooting a 17 year-old male (M.M.) outside of the Carolina Apartment complex in Atlantic City on August 9, 2018 in broad daylight. Norwood’s guilty plea calls for 25 years in New Jersey State... Read more →


Sports betting at its best

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(February 11, 2020)--Sports betting are a part of big and famous games for decades. This is not new to sports and there are many parts of the world where it is legal and considered as a source of income for both casinos and country. When a better puts his money on the winning chances of a player or a team in a given match then people call it sports betting. Moreover, there are several sports wherein a sport betting takes place. Earlier it was more... Read more →


Kutztown PA to Offer Graduate Concentration in Addiction Counseling

KUTZTOWN, PA (02/10/2020) Kutztown University is ready to tackle one of the most severe epidemics in the country. KU's new addiction counseling track of its Master of Arts in counseling graduate program is one of the first in the region and will begin in the Fall 2020 semester. Apply today. Pennsylvania has the third-highest overdose death-rate in the United States. Opioid overdose deaths have increased to more than 70,000 in 2017, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). This results in 44.3 deaths per... Read more →


Dealing With The Global Energy Crunch

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(February 11, 2020)--Since a very young age, we have learned how we could classify energy resources into two categories- renewable and non-renewable. To jog your memory up, renewable resources of energy are those sources of energy that can be renewed or replenished. Non-renewable sources of energy are the ones that once depleted can never be brought back. The world has come to the point of a massive energy crunch, and there is an urgent need of addressing this extremely pressing issue at hand. Renewable sources... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: The End Of Pro-Life Democrats 

February 10, 2020 by Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Democrats and abortion: When I taught in a Catholic elementary school in Spanish Harlem in the 1970s, I quoted to my African American and Puerto Rican students what Rev. Jesse Jackson said about abortion: It was genocide against black people. Senator Ted Kennedy also railed against abortion, as did virtually every Democrat. The pro-abortion party was the Republicans, home to WASP elites like the Rockefellers who saw abortion as a way to resolve "the urban problem."... Read more →


FREE VALENTINE’S DAY COMMUNITY BABY SHOWER AT FATIMA CATHOLIC OUTREACH

The Bucks County Family Service Center (BCFSC), a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), will host a free Valentine’s Day baby shower for expectant mothers and families in the local community. The theme is, “Baby Love.” Expectant mothers and families with children under one year of age are expected to attend. Highlights of the day will include refreshments, raffle prizes, Valentine’s Day themed games, and more. Friday, February 14, 2020 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Fatima Catholic Outreach Center 2915... Read more →


3 Life Tips for a New Military Spouse

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(February 11, 2020)--The U.S. military issues instructions and operations for nearly every imaginable scenario — in case of emergency, in case of attack, in case of disorder. But when it comes to the case of marrying a military man or woman, there is no instruction manual. The vows you take apply to both your beloved and the country they serve, and suddenly, your concept of "family" must grow to encompasses the entire army, navy, air force or marines. No one tells you that the civilian... Read more →


Stolen Vehicle Surge at the Port of NY/Newark

February 10, 2020 CBP’s Battle at the Port of New York/Newark NEWARK, NJ. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plays a major role in the battle against Transnational Criminal Organizations (TCOs) and other innovative and constantly evolving transnational criminal networks whose collaborative efforts seek nothing but illicit financial gain and fortune. One threat of particular concern comes from the sophisticated organizations responsible for the theft and export of stolen vehicles. Thousands of vehicles have been stolen or carjacked throughout the tristate area in order... Read more →