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February 2020

Green Party Senate Candidate Hoffman: Another Democratic Party Dinner for the 1%

February 29, 2020, 6:53 pm | in Madelyn Hoffman, NJ Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate in 2020 released the following prepared statement prior to Saturday's fundraiser for Congressman Donald Norcross. What does it mean when Senator Cory Booker, Senator Robert Menendez, Governor Phil Murphy and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi all gather in Camden to support Representative Donald Norcross for a $2,800 a plate meal? It means that big money controls this election cycle once again. What does it matter if there is a “D” or “R” next to your name when all that matters to these politicians... Read more →


Rev. Howard E. Muhlbaier, Retired Catholic Priest; Teacher and Alumnus of Gloucester Catholic HS

Rev. Howard E. Muhlbaier Cherry Hill - Rev. Howard Edward Muhlbaier, retired Catholic Priest of the Camden Diocese passed away on February 22, 2020 at St. Mary's Villa in Cherry Hill, with devoted friends and caregivers by his side, at age 81. Rev. Muhlbaier was born on June 16, 1938 to Sebastian Muhlbaier and Dorothy Kennedy Muhlbaier. He was raised in Swedesboro, NJ and was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School class of 1956. He continued his studies at Saint Charles College, Loyola College and Saint Mary Seminary having received his Master's in Theology. Father Muhlbaier was ordained May... Read more →


LINE OF MARCH

SAINT MARY’S/GLOUCESTER CITY FIFTH ANNUAL SAINT PATRICK’S PARADE SUNDAY, MARCH 1

by CNBNews Staff GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 29, 2020)----The annual St. Mary's Parish/Gloucester City St. Patrick's Day Parade is scheduled to begin at 1 PM sharp rain or shine. The parade will take the same route as last year, forming and staging at the Martin’s Lake area, at Johnson Blvd. and Baynes Ave. marching on Johnson Blvd. to Monmouth Street, up Monmouth Street to King, and dispersing at the former Coast Guard Base parking lot, King and Cumberland Streets. It will begin at Johnson Blvd and Baynes Avenue, north to Monmouth and Johnson Blvd., move west on Monmouth Street to... Read more →


COVID-19 a Reminder of the Challenge of Emerging Infectious Diseases

This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient in the U.S. Virus particles are shown emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. The spikes on the outer edge of the virus particles give coronaviruses their name, crown-like. NIAID-RML What The emergence and rapid increase in cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), a respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus, pose complex challenges to the global public health, research and medical communities, write federal scientists from NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and from the... Read more →


Public Support for Program to Cut Pollution/Modernize Transportation in Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States

“It’s a Big Hit!”: More Than 9 Out of 10 Back Transportation & Climate Initiative WASHINGTON, DC – February 28, 2019 – The message from residents of Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states to lawmakers couldn’t be clearer: The proposed Transportation & Climate Initiative cap-and-invest program to modernize transportation in the region is a winner. A strong 91 percent of public comments from 12 states and the District of Columbia support the Transportation & Climate Initiative’s policy, according to a review by the Our Transportation Future (OTF) coalition of the 8,308 public comments filed in the public portal since mid-December. An improved... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Grooming

Dawn Watson,\CNBNews Contributor Good grooming is essential to maintain your dog's health. But how much grooming does it take? Many veterinarians recommend clipping Fido's nails every three weeks. If the nails become too long they may curl under and damage the pads of his feet, causing pain or even infection. Trimming the fur surrounding his pads is also a good idea because dirt can cling to the area or become matted. It requires the help of the best dog nail grinder. Some groomers are qualified to express glands that can cause discomfort. If your groomer does not wish to take... Read more →


Healthcare Expert Edward Eichhorn Lectures on the Ills of Medicare-for-all

at Stevens Institute of Technology School of Business Hoboken, NJ, February 28, 2020 - Echoing the sentiments of Democratic candidates Biden, Bloomberg, Klobuchar and Buttigieg from their debate podiums in South Carolina earlier this week, healthcare expert and author, Edward Eichhorn, spoke of the ills of Medicare-for-all as a guest lecturer yesterday at the School of Business on the campus of the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ. Said Eichhorn: “It is time for us to embrace a practical universal healthcare plan for America that maintains choice and reduces cost. The Eichhorn & Hutchinson plan does that. Medicare-for-all does... Read more →


Red Bank’s 11th Annual Wedding Walk Returns

Free wedding planning event features top professionals, venues and latest trends to help you plan all of your nuptial needs RED BANK, NJ – The Red Bank Wedding Walk is back again and will take place on Sunday, March 22, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free and open to engaged couples with and without a set wedding date. Kicking off a new decade, the Red Bank Wedding Walk will provide brides and grooms the opportunity to interact with more than 40 local wedding businesses and professionals providing the latest trends, styles and ideas to make... Read more →


A message from South Jersey Political Chairs

Dear U.S. House Candidate: As leaders of the Democratic Party, we respectfully request that you sign the following campaign pledge to disavow support in any form from the corrupt Callaway organization in Atlantic City. Craig Callaway has a long and shameful history of interfering in honest and fair elections. As Atlantic City Council President, he disgraced his office by taking thousands in cash bribes leading to a federal conviction and a 40-month prison sentence. Then, one of Callaway’s political allies, former Camden City Councilman Ali Sloan-El, was convicted of taking tens of thousands in cash in brown bags from an... Read more →


Harrisburg Businessman Sentenced To Prison For Defrauding College Faculty Union

HARRISBURG Pa– The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that the former owner/operator of a Harrisburg based dental and vision claims processing business, Michael Timothy Buchanan, age 69, currently a resident of Fishers, Indiana, was sentenced to 37 months’ imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release on February 26, 2020, by Senior U.S. District Court Judge Sylvia H. Rambo, for defrauding a trust fund established by the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) out of $1,493,629. According to United States Attorney David J. Freed, Buchanan pleaded guilty in May 2019 to... Read more →


Four Top Strategies for Achieving Excellent Events in Philadelphia

By: Alison Rooney There are many essential elements to the art of managing successful events in a large city like Philadelphia. What do the local experts think you should make your focus? Here we draw upon recent reflections of t Three of the city’s top event management leaders, shared during a recent Executive in Residence panel at the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM). From infrastructure and risk management to partnerships and staying true to the mission of each panelist’s organization—these experts offered insight on how to leverage your resources to make the most of each event. Recent... Read more →


We Must Hear From Bloomberg's "Kill It" Victim 

by Bill Donahue | CNBnewsnet February 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Michael Bloomberg's treatment of female employees: In the South Carolina presidential debate, Senator Elizabeth Warren commented that when she was a special-education teacher she was happy not to have a boss like Michael Bloomberg. She recounted how he allegedly said to one of his pregnant employees, "Kill It!" Bloomberg denied the accusation. In 1997, Bloomberg was sued by Sekiko Sakai Garrison. He settled with the Japanese woman, but neither the amount nor any other information about the non-disclosure agreement (NDA) has been made public. Bloomberg must... Read more →


Shenandoah Adams Sr., Arrested For Mortgage Fraud/Defrauding The Orange Library

NEWARK, N.J. – A Union County, New Jersey, man was arrested today by federal agents on charges of mortgage fraud and scheming to defraud the Orange Public Library, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Shenandoah Adams Sr., a/k/a “Shane Adams Sr.,” 54, of New Providence, New Jersey, is charged by indictment with six counts of wire fraud and two counts of making false statements in connection with a mortgage loan. He is scheduled to appear this afternoon before U.S. Magistrate Judge Leda Dunn Wettre in Newark federal court. According to the indictment: Adams was a principal of Adams Property Management and... Read more →


State Launches Clean Up of Illegal Dumping Area Along Assunpink Creek

TRENTON – Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe today joined Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora, other city officials and volunteers to launch a community project to remove materials from a large illegal dumping site in Trenton as part of the DEP’s statewide environmental justice efforts. This is the first phase in the cleanup of the Amtico Square site and results from concerns residents raised at an environmental justice listening session held by Commissioner McCabe and the city last fall. “This cleanup is a direct, tangible response to concerns I heard from residents during an environmental justice listening session and... Read more →


Real Estate Ponzi Scheme

Rhode Island Woman’s Fraud Preyed on Friends and Neighbors Monique Brady's house in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. Prosecutors said fraud proceeds paid for the home's $9,400 per month mortgage, with a total of $342,243 in mortgage payments made during the scheme. A Rhode Island woman who preyed on the trust of friends, family, and neighbors in a dubious investment scheme—one that gilded her reputation and lifestyle while fleecing her victims of $4.8 million—was sentenced this month to eight years in prison. She was also ordered to pay back her victims. Monique Brady pleaded guilty last July in federal court to... Read more →


Matthew Schroll of Marlton, Serves on Spring Break Mission Trip

CEDARVILLE, OH (02/28/2020)-- Cedarville University student Matthew Schroll of Marlton, NJ will spend spring break serving others on a mission trip. The university is sending 16 Global Outreach (GO) teams with more than 209 students, faculty and staff members to domestic and international locations to serve others during spring break, March 2-8. This year, six domestic trips will care for people in Atlanta, New York City, Salt Lake City, Pittsburgh, Washington, D.C. and Memphis. Each trip will provide a variety of service opportunities, including in healthcare, church ministry, community outreach, evangelism and construction. Cedarville's president, Dr. Thomas White, has offered... Read more →


Joseph R. Natale, Jr., of Glendora, formerly of Mt. Ephraim

On February 28, 2020, of Glendora; formerly of Mt. Ephraim. Age 78. Devoted father of Joann Natale. Dear brother of Rita Iacovelli (Jerry) and Bill Natale (Joan). Loving companion of Marion Bennett. He was a loving grandfather. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Joseph proudly served with the US Air Force and worked for the US Postal Service in Mt. Ephraim for 30 years. Joe enjoyed spending his summers with his family in Wildwood. There will be a viewing from 7pm to 9pm Tuesday evening and from 8:15am to 9:15am Wednesday morning at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Mass... Read more →


Artificial Reef Pot Survey at Little Egg Harbor, Sea Girt, and Manasquan Inlet

February 28, 2020 The Division's Marine Fisheries Administration will be conducting the Artificial Reef Pot Survey at three different reef sites: Little Egg Sea Girt Manasquan Inlet The pots will be deployed mid-March, and will remain at these sites through April, with the possibility of running into the first week of May. High flyers (pictured) will be deployed throughout the reef sites. Please be aware of them and avoid them as best as possible. LITTLE EGG REEF SITE Latitude Longitude NE Corner 39°29.000’ 74°10.000’ NW Corner 39°29.000’ 74°12.000’ SE Corner 39°28.000’ 74°10.000’ SW Corner 39°28.000’ 74°12.000’ SEA GIRT REEF SITE... Read more →


I-295 to be closed and detoured overnight next week; One lane to remain open during construction

Maintenance resurfacing work begins in Carneys Point (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced I-295 southbound and northbound will be closed and detoured on separate nights next week for the start of a maintenance and resurfacing project in Carneys Point, Salem County. Tuesday, March 3: Beginning at 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 3, through 6 a.m., Wednesday, March 4, NJDOT’s Contractor, Schifano Construction Corp., will close and detour I-295 southbound between Exit 4/Route 48 and Exit 2C/Route 130. The closure is necessary to place construction barrier to close one lane. When the highway reopens on Wednesday morning... Read more →


Alfred W. Strater, of Runnemede. Age 85.

Alfred W. Strater, on February 26, 2020, of Runnemede. Age 85. Beloved husband of Joann (nee Baitinger) for 62 years. Devoted father of Gary (Donna), Gordon, and Jennifer Giumarello (Samuel). Loving grandfather of 7 and great grandfather of 1. Dear brother of Joseph Strater and Pearl Cox. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Alfred proudly served with the US Air Force. There will be a visitation from 10am to 11am Monday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial Service 11am at the funeral home. Interment is private at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be... Read more →


Homeless Man Charged with Collingswood Home Invasion, Arson, and Two Burglaries

Camden City, N.J. – A homeless man has been charged in connection to a Collingswood home invasion and arson that left two injured and also two burglaries that happened the day before, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Collingswood Police Chief Kevin Carey. Bernard Miller, 36, has been charged with the following: One count of attempted murder Two counts of first-degree robbery Two counts of first-degree aggravated arson One count of second-degree burglary One count of second-degree aggravated assault Two counts of criminal restraint One count of fourth-degree unlawful possession of a weapon One count of... Read more →


Unions Endorse Brigid Callahan Harrison

[February 28, 2020 - Longport, New Jersey] – Last night before a packed house at Teamsters Local 331, labor unions across Atlantic County including - AFT NJ, UNITE-HERE 54, Painters District Council 711, Ironworkers Local 399, South Jersey Building and Construction Trades Council, IATSE 917, UAW, SMWIA State Council, NALC 903, Teamsters Local 331, IBEW 351, Southern New Jersey Building Trades Council, Atlantic/Cape May Central Labor Council, UFCW Local 360, BAC New Jersey & Area District Council, IFPTE Atlantic Council and Local 195, UA 322, IBEW 827 - united to rally their support for Brigid Callahan Harrison, Democratic candidate for... Read more →


**REVISED** CUSTOMER ADVISORY Paramus Inspection Station Closed March 4

TRENTON – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) customers are advised that the date for the closing of the Paramus Inspection Station, located at 20 W. Century Road, Paramus, NJ 07652, has been changed to Wednesday, March 4, 2020. The Paramus Inspection Station will be open 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... Read more →