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June 24, 2020

Abby Colen , formerly of Philadelphia

On June 4, 2020. Age 69. Born in Philadelphia, PA on December 13, 1950 to Roy and Rhoda Colen. Survived by brother, Carl. Interment was held privately. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Abby Colen. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

Haddon Townshjp Man Wearing "Joker Makeup" Waving a Knife Charged with Unlawful Posession of a Weapon

Camden City, N.J. (June 24, 2020)--– A Haddon Township man has been charged after waving a pocketknife in a menacing manner in front of a group of juveniles on June 23, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Haddon Township Police Chief Mark Cavallo. Assoumou Diby, 25, of Haddon Township, has been charged with one count of fourth-degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon. Police were called to the 400 block of W. Crystal Lake Ave. for a report of a man wearing joker makeup with a knife. According to the complaint, the teens said the man drove... Read more →

Democrats Introduce the Moving Forward Act

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today joined House Democrats in releasing the text of H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act. The Moving Forward Act marks a transformational investment in American infrastructure that will create millions of jobs, take bold action on the climate crisis and address disparities in urban, suburban and rural communities across our country. The Moving Forward Act includes the Rebuild America’s Schools Act, a bill that Norcross introduced last year alongside Chairman Bobby Scott, which funds $130 billion in school infrastructure targeted at high-poverty schools with facilities that endanger the health and safety of... Read more →

DraftKings Releases Casino App in New Jersey

BOSTON, June 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DraftKings (DKNG: NASDAQ) announced today the launch of its standalone Casino app in New Jersey. Similarly to its Daily Fantasy and Sportsbook offerings, DraftKings leveraged its in-house technology to develop the DraftKings Casino app and create a more holistic product suite and dynamic gaming experience. The app will feature new games only found on DraftKings, plus revamped classics, including Blackjack and Roulette. “We are thrilled to break new ground for DraftKings in the gaming space today with the launch of our DraftKings Casino app, the Company's first perennial product that operates year-round irrespective... Read more →

Police Charge Man Involved in Scuffle with Wawa Employee with Shoplifting, Assault,Violating Gov. Orders

updated below sixth paragraph June 26, 2020 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ (June 24, 2020)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Carmen Vasaturo, the suspect who was thrown out of the Mount Ephraim Wawa on June 15, at 5pm for not wearing a mask has been charged with shoplifting, assault, and violating the governor’s orders according to the documents received from the Mount Ephraim Wawa Notice: Please wear a face mask or covering before entering. The notice appears on the entrance doors of Wawa stores throughout the area CNBNews photo (click to enlarge) Police via an Open Public Records Act request. Officer Jeffrey... Read more →

Food Bank of South Jersey Receives $10,000 for Sterigenics

PENNSAUKEN, NEW JERSEY – The Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ), South Jersey’s largest hunger-relief organization, reports Sterigenics has announced it will donate $10,000 to the regional Feeding America food bank to support its COVID-19 emergency food distribution response, effective immediately. “Sterigenics is proud to support the Food Bank of South Jersey and its important work in helping families impacted by the Coronavirus,” reports Thomas Dalfonso, General Manager, Sterigenics. “Through the Sotera Health Community Response Fund, Sterigenics and its sister companies have provided nearly $1 million in support to organizations around the world, reflecting our commitment to the communities in... Read more →

Your Money: $169,000 in Federal Funding for NJ Firemen and First Responders

Monday, June 22, 2020 NEWARK, N.J. – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker today announced $169,200 in U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development grants and loans to support firefighters and first responders in Cape May and Ocean counties. Gloucestercitynews.net files “New Jersey’s firefighters and first responders put their lives on the lines every single day to protect families and businesses in their communities,” said Sen. Menendez. “This critical funding will ensure our brave first responders have the equipment they need to stay safe while continuing to save lives and protect their communities.” “It’s imperative that New Jersey’s firefighters... Read more →

NJ Students Named to Muhlenberg College Deans List

ALLENTOWN, PA (06/23/2020)-- Congratulations to these students for being named to the Muhlenberg College Dean's List for the Spring 2020 semester. The following local students were included: Alexandria Bak of Pennsville (08070) Roger Baldacci of Sewell (08080) Shannon Beachem of Wall Township (07719) Matthew Borrelli of Cherry Hill (08034) Zaire Carter of Delran (08075) Nicholas Cope of Williamstown (08094) Madison Cornelius of Browns Mills (08015) Hannah DeFrates of Haddonfield (08033) Carina Filemyr of Cape May (08204) Christopher Grahn of Riverton (08077) Jenna Greenwald of Voorhees (08043) Talia Hawkins of Delran (08075) Emily Kirchner of Maple Shade (08052) Sarah Krsnak of... Read more →

Judicial Watch: Records Show FDA Paid for 'Fresh and Never Frozen’ Human Fetal Parts

for Use In ‘Humanized Mice’ Creation (Washington, DC) (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 24, 2020)– Judicial Watch announced today it received 165 pages of records from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) showing the FDA between 2012 and 2018 entered into 8 contracts worth $96,370 with Advanced Bioscience Resources (ABR) to acquire “fresh and never frozen” tissue from 1st and 2nd trimester aborted fetuses for use in creating “humanized mice” for ongoing research. ABR is a non-profit firm which has been the subject of criminal referrals from House and Senate committees investigating whether Planned Parenthood or any other entity was illegally profiting from the... Read more →

$4 Million Donated to Rutgers University to Create Endowed Athletic Scholarships

Gift 30 years in the making will enhance university’s ability to recruit more outstanding student-athletes in Olympic sports David Bender (second from right on the bench), who graduated from Rutgers College in 1925, was a 1924 All-America lacrosse player, a football letter winner and a coach at Rutgers until World War II. Photo credit: Rutgers University Archives A $300,000 bequest by the estate of a school teacher who was a star Rutgers lacrosse and football player nearly a century ago has grown into a $4 million gift to endow scholarships for student-athletes who compete in eight Olympic sports. The scholarships... Read more →

Tips On How To Control Mosquitos

HELP CONTROL MOSQUITO POPULATION BY ELIMINATING STANDING WATER FROM PROPERTIES (20/P31) TRENTON – As the phased reopening of New Jersey continues amid the COVID-19 pandemic and warming weather, the Department of Environmental Protection reminds the public that controlling the mosquito population and risk for disease is more important than ever, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe said. With public health in the spotlight as a result of the pandemic, residents doing their part to eliminate potential breeding grounds for mosquitoes takes on added significance and bolsters the work of the New Jersey State Mosquito Control Commission. Moreover, a very mild winter and... Read more →

Home Country: When the World is Hot and My Skin is Fried...

When the world is hot and my skin is fried, scratching from the constant dry, let the clouds boil up, boil up high. And then shade the earth with the darkening sky and bring the secrets and the smell of rain. The coolness and the blessed rain, again. CNBNews Contributor Our land is brown but blessed, stressed in the heat, the shiny heat of day. The slender green of rivers slide along, striving to continue, to feed its own along the banks, the banks where the dust rises. Rises, powdery clomp by clomp as we walk, walk the shady way.... Read more →

CNB Business News: NJBIA Forms Partnership with New Jersey Reentry Corporation

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA), in partnership with the New Jersey Reentry Corporation (NJRC), is forming a workgroup that is focusing on strengthening collaboration between employers and New Jersey's reentry population. The NJRC, a nonprofit agency chaired by former Gov. Jim McGreevey, is dedicated to removing all barriers to employment for people reentering society after incarceration. The new workgroup announced Tuesday will be led by NJBIA, NJRC and several industry leaders in order to drive action on partnerships for workforce development, training and the ultimate hiring of those with a history of court-involvement. "NJBIA is proud to... Read more →

Philadelphia Union's Soccer Academy Underrated

PHILADELPHIA PA (June 2020)--Brenden Aaronson and Mark McKenzie broke into the US Men's National Team at the start of 2020, and according to ChasingACup.com, they are only the latest sign of how strong Philadelphia Union's academy has become in recent years. Finishing ahead of vaunted academies such as Real Salt Lake and Seattle Sounders, the Union academy was declared, "the most underrated Major League Soccer academy." Notably, the Union academy features YSC Academy, a school that is built to marry young players' love of soccer with academic success. Union academy members train twice a day and work with their teachers... Read more →

NJ Students Named to URI Dean's List

KINGSTON, RI (06/22/2020)-- The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce the Spring 2020 Dean's List. The students represent nearly all of Rhode Island's cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, and many other states and countries. To be included on the Dean's List, full-time students must have completed 12 or more credits for letter grades during a semester and achieved at least a 3.30 quality point average. Part-time students qualify with the accumulation of 12 or more credits for letter grades earning at least a 3.30 quality point average. The following students... Read more →

Guest Opinion: The Politics of Defunding the Police and the Leftist Insurrection

They don’t want to defund the police, they want to erase the police. The bill that Pelosi is promoting, is an anti-police bill that shovels money to their leftist allies,” Fitton stated in last week’s Weekly Update. Tom Fitton | Judicial Watch Instead of focusing on defending our Nation, our institutions and quite literally “our property and our safety,” politicians in DC and across the country seem to be “focused on attacking the police, and coming up with federal regulation to track what they’re doing, as if that’s the problem,” Fitton states. “We are facing an insurrection,” as Fitton argues... Read more →

Making Your Small Business Successful – The Robert Trosten Mantra

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 24, 2020)--It is natural for entrepreneurs to be desperate to make their businesses successful and profitable. However, the going can be pretty tough and it is not unusual for small business owners to find themselves getting a little lost and not being able to make the progress they would have ideally wanted to. Some useful tips that enable entrepreneurs to stay the course and make their small businesses successful: Get Online, Advises Robert Trosten Regardless of the sector in which your business operates you need to have a smart website that informs potential customers regarding who you are, what... Read more →

Updates to Contact Lens Rule: What are they

by Colleen Tressler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Do you wear contacts? If so, read on. You have the right to get your contact lens prescription from your eye care prescriber such as https://www.contactlenses.co.uk— whether you ask for it or not — at no extra charge. The Contact Lens Rule, which the FTC enforces, says so. That lets you take your prescription wherever you want — online or to the mall — to shop around and look for the best deal. Periodically, the FTC likes to take a look at its rules to make sure they are up to date, effective,... Read more →

How to Avoid Being Robbed in a Casino

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 24, 2020)--It is a sad fact that gambling venues create additional crime which results in an increased number of assaults, disorderly conduct violations, vandalism incidents, and especially robberies. Robbery is the scariest of these possible crimes that you can suffer from when gambling. The thieves seem to intuitively know to go after the successful winners as well as those individuals who leave the establishment alone. While there is always a chance that you will be robbed either inside of or especially outside of a casino, there are some steps you can take to reduce your chances of becoming a... Read more →

NJ Receives $84 Million for Water Infrastructure Improvements

EPA Awards New Jersey $84 Million for Water Infrastructure Improvements NEW YORK (June 23, 2020) – As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) celebrates its 50th anniversary year and this month’s anniversary theme of “successful partnerships,” the agency is announcing today that it has awarded $84 million to New Jersey for State Revolving Funds (SRFs) to assist with water infrastructure projects that help protect surface water and provide safe drinking water to communities throughout the state. “EPA’s continued commitment to investing in our state and local partners’ infrastructure projects helps ensure residents have affordable access to safe drinking water and... Read more →