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February 25, 2020

NRA-ILA: Gun Bills Stall in Senate Committee

New Jersey: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2020 SUPPORT NRA-ILA It’s a good day in Trenton when nothing happens, and that’s exactly what occurred today. The Senate Law and Public Safety Committee failed to advance a pair of gun control bills on Monday’s agenda. A few of the committee members were absent, and those who were there couldn’t agree on the legislation. View Related Articles S.120 by Sen. James Holzapfel increases penalties on those who fail to secure firearms from minors resulting in death. New Jersey already... Read more →


Gloucester County Republicans Announce Endorsements

Vigilante predicts electoral success in 2020 MULLICA HILL – Gloucester County Republican Chairwoman Jacci Vigilante announced today the organization has endorsed Rik Mehta for U.S. Senate, Congressman Jeff Van Drew in the Second Congressional District and Claire Gustafson in the First Congressional District. “In the US Senate race, after a thorough screening process through a Screening Committee, whose recommendations were made to the Executive Committee, Rik Mehta was awarded the Party line,” Jacci Vigilante said. “The thoroughness of our screening process ensured the Executive Committee... Read more →


NEW 2020 DEMOCRATS FEATURED IN COMIC BOOK SERIES

TidalWave Comics is proud to announce the addition of several comic books to its popular “Political Power” series focused on the Democratic Party candidates vying to replace President Trump. With the 2020 U.S. presidential election in full swing, TidalWave’s latest slate features Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders, Mike Bloomberg and Elizabeth Warren. TidalWave has profiled politicians for more than 11 years using the unique storytelling properties of comic books. In 2016, the company published books featuring Republican presidential candidates, including Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush,... Read more →


Detectives Searching for Suspect Involved in Two Collingswood Burglaries

Camden City, N.J. (February 25, 2020)--– Detectives are searching for a man believed to be involved in two separate Collingswood burglaries Feb 22, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Collingswood Police Chief Kevin Carey. Surveillance footage from Virginia Avenue Surveillance footage from Virginia Avenue Just before 11 a.m. Saturday, a victim arrived at their home on the 400 block of Virginia Avenue to find a man inside. Detectives said he told the victim to get on the ground before he left.... Read more →


NJBIA Statement on Gov. Murphy's Proposed FY 2021 Budget

NJBIA President and CEO Michele N. Siekerka, Esq. issued the following statement regarding Gov. Phil Murphy's proposed FY 2021 budget today. "NJBIA appreciates Governor Murphy's efforts to prepare a state budget that makes investments in New Jersey's future, particularly given our state's considerable fiscal challenges. We support investments in NJ TRANSIT and workforce development proposed today, and await more details on potential public health benefits savings. "Unfortunately, this proposed budget continues along the well-worn path of more taxation and spending without truly addressing the structural... Read more →


Drug Dealer Tareese Brown Charged with Death of Medford Twp. Customer

Rashan Demby (left) and Tareese Brown, both of Camden City MOUNT HOLLY NJ (February 25, 2020)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Medford Township Police Chief Richard Meder announced that a 30-year-old Camden drug dealer has been charged with causing the fatal overdose of a Medford Township woman to whom he sold fentanyl-laced heroin and cocaine last year. Tareese Brown, of the 200 block of Ablett Village in Camden, was charged with Strict Liability for Drug-Induced Death (First Degree), ten counts of Possession of a Controlled... Read more →


*The Salvation Army Kroc Center in Camden Hosts 5th Annual Garbage Bag Gala

Fashion Show Supports Women’s and Family Programs at Kroc Center Camden City, NJ – The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Camden City will hold its 5th Annual Garbage Bag Gala Fashion Show, presented by U.S. Facilities, on Friday, May 15 at the renovated Marian House in Cherry Hill in support of women’s and family programs at the Kroc Center. Presented by U.S. Facilities, Inc. and sponsored by New Jersey American Water, this awe-inspiring runway show will showcase fashions created from... Read more →


CNB Business News: Apply Today for South Jersey Gas Game On Grant Program to

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., February 24, 2020 – South Jersey Gas, a subsidiary of South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE: SJI), today announced the kick-off of its annual Game On Grant Program providing 20, $1,000 grants to recreational organizations in its service territory, serving children ages 4 to 18. The grants provide critical support needed to sustain local, community-centered athletic programs, leagues, clubs, associations and recreational organizations for children. Winners are selected at random by South Jersey Gas. To qualify, recreational services must be coordinated primarily through... Read more →


Paramus Inspection Station Closed February 26

TRENTON – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) customers are advised that the Paramus Inspection Station, located at 20 W. Century Road, Paramus, NJ 07652, will be closed on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. The MVC has been notified by PSE&G that it will be doing electrical work in front of the entrance and exit to the inspection facility that will require closing access points. The electrical work is in connection with a Bergen County bridge refurbishing project that requires PSE&G to relocate its overhead wires... Read more →


Ash Wednesday Services at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul

Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez will be the main celebrant and homilist at the Ash Wednesday Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Wednesday, February 26, 2020. Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Season of Lent for Christians throughout the world. Lent is a 40-day penitential time of prayer, fasting and almsgiving from Ash Wednesday through Holy Thursday in preparation for the Easter celebration. Wednesday, February 26, 2020 12:05 p.m. Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter... Read more →


ShopRite of Medford’s Remodeling Project is Finished

Matches Trends for At-Home Meal Prep The store's produce section has been upgraded along with a new catering office, and the wellness section. MEDFORD, N.J. – ShopRite of Medford is wrapping up a 6 ½-month major remodel that focused on matching the store’s features to modern customer needs. Aside from updating equipment, the project reconfigured floor space and doubled size of the kitchen to recognize that many people shop for ready-made foods in addition to pantry staples. Survey data from Nielsen captures the trend with... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: United States’ only Heavy Icebreaker completes Antarctic Treaty Inspections

MCMURDO STATION, Antarctica — The 159 crewmembers onboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB 10) departed McMurdo Station Wednesday after escorting three refuel and resupply vessels and assisting with a five-day inspection of foreign research stations, installations and equipment in Antarctica. MCMURDO STATION, MCMURDO STATION, ANTARCTICA 02.05.2020 Photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer NyxoLyno Cangemi U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area Subscribe41 The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB-10) is moored Feb. 5, 2020, next to the Maersk Peary in McMurdo, Antarctica. The crew... Read more →


Kirstin Lynch-Walsh Named 2019-2020 Outstanding Educator of the Year

(Sewell, NJ) – New Jersey Thespians, an affiliate of the Educational Theatre Association, have honored Kirstin Lynch-Walsh as the 2019-2020 Outstanding Educator of the Year. Lynch-Walsh is currently the teacher of Speech Arts & Dramatics for the Gloucester County Institute of Technology (GCIT) School of Performing Arts. New Jersey Thespians honored theatre educators across the state for their commitment to theatre education and the promotion of the fine arts in his or her community. This is the second year that educators have been honored. “Kirstin... Read more →


Kutztown University Women's Lacrosse Roster Includes Players from New Jersey

KUTZTOWN, PA (02/21/2020)-- Kutztown University will have 22 student-athletes representing its women's lacrosse program for the 2020 season. Read the full season preview. Every season under third-year head coach Jackie Stezzi, the Kutztown University women's lacrosse team has had its win total increase. Now in its third season in the regime, the KU program looks to continue to build upon the success and reach even bigger heights during the 2020 campaign. The Golden Bears finished the 2019 season with a 7-9 overall record, with five... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Maria Triantafillou of Woodbury Heights Named to LIM College President's List New York, NY (Grassroots Newswire) February 21, 2020 - Maria Triantafillou of Woodbury Heights (08097) was named to the President's List at LIM College for the Fall 2019 semester. To be placed on the President's List students must earn a grade point average between 3.8 and 4.0. Founded in 1939, LIM College educates students for success in the global business of fashion and its many related industries. As a pioneer in experiential education, or... Read more →


Shuttered Bucks County Addiction Rehab Center Executive Pleads Guilty to Fraud

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Branden Coluccio, 32, of Doylestown, PA entered a guilty plea to a one-count Information, charging him with conspiracy to commit health care fraud. The charges against the defendant stem from federal and state investigations into elaborate insurance fraud schemes involving a Bucks and Montgomery County-based addiction treatment center, Liberation Way. The investigations exposed an array of health care fraud schemes committed by individuals associated with Liberation Way, including an over-billing scheme connected with the facility’s... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Spring trout stocking

March 7 season opening at downstate ponds announced Stocked ponds closed to all fishing from Feb. 22 until opening day March 7 DOVER (Feb. 2020) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today that Delaware’s spring 2020 downstate freshwater trout season will begin at 7 a.m., Saturday, March 7, with the opening of two downstate ponds stocked with rainbow trout. Both Tidbury Pond near Dover in Kent County and Newton Pond near Greenwood in Sussex County will be stocked and open on that date... Read more →


*Avalon Spring Dune Grass Planting

AVALON, NJ (February 2020)--Volunteers are needed to help plant dune grass on Saturday, April 18th, 2020. Everyone is welcome to participate in this important project. Volunteers should report to Avalon Community Hall at 30th Street and Avalon Avenue, at 8:30 am. A brief demonstration of planting will be given and specially designed utensils for planting the dune grass will be handed out. A light breakfast will be served around 9 am, in Community Hall, prior to the planting. Please contact Chuck McDonnell at Community Hall,... Read more →


Kathleen Coll (nee Gamble), of Blue Anchor, formerly of Bellmawr

Beloved wife of Stephen. Devoted mother of Stephen and the late Timothy. Survived by Alicia McHugh and her children Emma, Olivia and Mia. Loving Kathleen Coll (nee Gamble) age 63 sister of Charlotte Connuli (Frank), Edward Gamble (Beth) and Maria Gamble. . Daughter of Edward(89)and Charlotte Gamble(87). Dear Aunt of Frankie Connuli, Jaquie Gamble, Billy Stewart, Katie Stewart, Michele Beck, Patty Ann Siligato and Mario Barel. Sister in law of Patty Ann (Jimmy) Lyons and Margaret (Jimmy) Barel. Kathleen was a loving and dedicated Wife,... Read more →