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April 3, 2020

Small Business Emergency Assistance Program taking Applications

Camden City, NJ – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority has begun accepting applications for its Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program. The grant program is part of the state’s efforts to help businesses and workers negatively impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Small- and mid-sized businesses wishing to apply for a grant can apply online beginning at 9 a.m. by following a link that will be posted on the state’s COVID-19 Business Information Hub. The grants are not available to home-based businesses or prohibited businesses... Read more →

Patricia M. Chew of Gloucester City

Surrounded by her loving family, on April 1, 2020, age 79. Of Gloucester City. (nee Fry). Loving mother of Patricia A. Chew, Theresa A. Chew, Deborah A. Paoloca and Bonnie J. Chew. Beloved mother-in-law of James Heron and Natale Paoloca. Cherished grandmother of Frankie Sciarra, Noelle Chew, George Chew and Valentino Paoloca and great-grandmother of Neveah Chew. Beloved sister of Anne Marie Chew, William Fry, Thomas Fry and Joseph Fry. Pat was born in Philadelphia, PA on February 13, 1941 to the late Alfred J.... Read more →

Guest Opinion: De Blasio Fears "Christian Virus"

Bill Donahue | CNBNews contributor April 3, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the growing tide of criticism directed at Rev. Franklin Graham's assistance to New Yorkers: Rev. Franklin Graham could have chosen to simply ask his people to pray for New Yorkers hit hard with coronavirus. But instead he recruited 72 doctors, nurses and other medical personnel from Samaritan's Purse, an evangelical group, to set up a 68-bed facility in Central Park; it is operated in partnership with the Mount Sinai Health... Read more →

Do Not Let Scammers Get Your COVID-19 Economic Impact Payment

PHILADELPHIA PA (April 3, 2020)--In just a matter of weeks, the Internal Revenue Service will begin distributing COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments. The payment will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most Americans. Gloucestercitynews.net graphics file For most Americans, the Economic Impact Payment will be deposited directly into the same banking account reflected on the most recent tax return they filed for either 2018 or 2019. For the unbanked, elderly or other groups we have traditionally seen receive tax refunds via paper check, they... Read more →

Maple Shade PD Alert: Coastal Flood Advisory until 02:00PM Saturday

April 3,2020 * WHAT...Up to one half foot of inundation above ground level expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. * WHERE...The tidal Delaware River down to the Commodore Barry Bridge area. * WHEN...From 9 AM to 2 PM EDT Saturday. * IMPACTS...Minor flooding is possible in Bristol Pennsylvania, south Trenton, Hamilton Township, Burlington City, and Delran in New Jersey, and other locations near the Delaware River and its tributaries. In Philadelphia, roadway flooding is possible along Columbus Boulevard near the Ben Franklin... Read more →

Park and Wildlife Area Amenities Closed in Delaware, Activities on Beaches Limited

Out-of-state travelers must self-quarantine before visiting state properties DOVER, Del. – While most state parks, nature and wildlife areas continue to stay open for Delawareans during the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” emergency order from Governor John Carney, many amenities are closed. Current closures include campsites, cabins, cottages, yurts and playgrounds, and now, public restrooms will be closed. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will close its public restroom facilities, including bathrooms, bathhouses and portable toilets, in state parks, wildlife areas and state boat... Read more →

New Novel: Terribilita by Ben Wyckoff

AN ITALIAN FAMILY’S HISTORIC SAGA SHOWS A SINGLE CHOICE CAN HAVE PROFOUND AND LASTING CONSEQUENCES In New Novel Praised by Kirkus as “Satisfying, Swashbuckling and Surprising,” Patriotism, Love, Family and Honor Collide Tragically Amid Italy’s 19th Century Unification Movement Set in Italy, the Horn of Africa and at Sea, Terribilita by Ben Wyckoff Shore Released March 18, 2020 With Italy in the spotlight as our world turns its attention to the consequences of everyday choices, a new novel brings us a refreshing look at the... Read more →

SJI Commits $100,000 to Aid New Jersey Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Contributions to support the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund and local hospitals FOLSOM, NJ, March 31, 2020 – SJI (NYSE: SJI) announced today that it is committing $100,000 to support COVID-19 pandemic response efforts across the state. “We recognize the extraordinary needs facing our medical and first responder communities as a result of this global pandemic,” said Mike Renna, President and CEO, SJI. “We are proud to be able to make a contribution that directly supports the life-saving work being done in the communities we... Read more →

Corruption Chronicles: Federal Prisons Fail to Monitor Terrorist Inmates

source : https://www.judicialwatch.org/ The nation’s federal prison system is supposed to keep America safe by, among other things, monitoring all social communications of high-risk inmates, especially those with terrorist ties. This is a crucial part of the Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) duties considering that in the last decade the number of inmates with known links to terrorism increased by an astounding 250%. But surprise, surprise, the agency with a $7.1 billion annual budget doesn’t adequately check the communications of terrorist prisoners. Furthermore, the BOP, which... Read more →

Jean T. Smith (nee Hobbs)of Runnemede; formerly of Mt. Ephraim and Gloucester City

Jean T. Smith (nee Hobbs), on March 28, 2020, of Runnemede; formerly of Mt. Ephraim and Gloucester City. Age 92. Beloved wife of the late James J. "Smitty" Smith. Devoted mother of Walt J. Smith, Terri Brisbin (Chris), Christine Dannibale (Dino), and the late Mary Ann McSorley. Mother-in-law of Michael McSorley. Loving grandmom of 11, great grandmom of 9, and great great grandmom of 1. Dear sister of Charlie Hobbs. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Preceded in death by her parents, Mary... Read more →

Social Isolation, Safety Measures Compel New Look at ‘Lived Religion’

COVID-19 is challenging the faithful to find creative ways to maintain and adapt their religious traditions. Scholar/author Khyati Joshi says this experience may be transformative as new ways of practicing religion become part of everyday life. TEANECK, NJ – Christians and Jews will soon celebrate their most sacred annual holidays with churches and synagogues closed, large gatherings banned, Seder meals and Easter pageants in peril as the nation struggles to contain the fast-spreading coronavirus. Worshippers are examining their doctrines and traditions for creative ways they... Read more →

Saturday's Powerball Jackpot $180,000,000

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (April 2, 2020) – The winning numbers for the Wednesday, April 1, drawing were: 33, 35, 45, 48, and 60. The Red Power Ball number was 16. The Multiplier number was 02. 15,833 New Jersey players took home an estimated $79,916 in prizes ranging from $4 to $200. The Powerball jackpot rolls to $180,000,000 for the next drawing to be held Saturday, April 4, at 10:59 pm. Read more →

I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound traffic to be closed Saturday morning for inspection

Three lanes out of five lanes in the I-295 northbound covered roadway to be closed (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the closure of the I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound and the closure of one lane on I-295 northbound as part the Direct Connection project in Camden and Gloucester counties. Beginning at 5 a.m., Saturday, April 4 until 10 a.m., NJDOT’s contractor, Conti Enterprises, Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing NJ: New Blue Fish/Striped Bass Rules

As of today, April 1, the following recreational regulations are in effect: Bluefish 5 fish (no size limit) for any person fishing from a party/charter vessel with a valid Federal party/charter vessel permit, and captained by a properly credentialed operator with a valid US Coast Guard endorsement. See important additional information regarding for-hire trips (pdf). 3 fish (no size limit) for all other anglers. Striped Bass 1 fish at least 28” to less than 38” in total length Striped Bass Bonus Program is tentatively scheduled... Read more →

April is National Donate Life Month

New Heart Means a New Life for a Pacific Northwest Little Girl April 1, 2020 -- April is celebrated nationwide as Donate Life Month. National Donate Life Month was instituted by Donate Life America and its partnering organizations in 2003 and features an entire month of local, regional and national activities to help encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to celebrate those who have saved lives through the gift of organ and tissue donation. COTA Kid Cora Sutton Heart Transplant... Read more →

*Have A Sweet Tooth? Sinfully Sweets is Just For You!

Related: Former Gloucester City Resident Opens Sinfully Sweets Candy Store 3/14-4-11 RELATED: CNB BUSINESS NEWS Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Turkey hunting season Opens April 4

Turkey hunt day for youth and non-ambulatory disabled hunters April 4, regular turkey season opens April 11 DOVER, Del. – Delaware’s statewide one-day turkey hunt for youth ages 10-15 and for non-ambulatory disabled hunters requiring a wheelchair for mobility will be held Saturday, April 4, followed by the four-week-long spring turkey hunting season from Saturday, April 11 through Saturday, May 9. Hunting hours are a half-hour before sunrise until 1 p.m. Monday through Saturday, with no Sunday hunting. Youth hunters on the one-day turkey hunt... Read more →

BD, BioMedomics Announce Launch of Rapid Serology Test to Detect Exposure to COVID-19

Point-of-care blood test detects evidence of present or past exposure in 15 minutes FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. and MORRISVILLE, N.C., March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, and BioMedomics, a privately held, North Carolina-based clinical diagnostics company, today announced the release of a new point-of-care test that can detect antibodies in blood to confirm current or past exposure to COVID-19 in as little as 15 minutes. The new test, developed and manufactured by BioMedomics, will... Read more →