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June 25, 2020

Pew Study: WHO ARE THE PROTESTORS? Majority are White and Democratic

William E. Cleary | CNBNews (photo courtesy of The Philadelphia Inquirer) (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 25, 2020)--The Pew Research Center released a survey today regarding the people who are participating in the Black Lives Matter protests taking place in major cities throughout the country in the past month. According to the study only 17% of the protestors are black Americans. Hispanic Americans account for 22% of recent protest attendees. When it comes to the share of protesters who are Asian the number is 8%. The survey reveals the... Read more →


Hirsh V. Singh, NJ Republican for US Senate

We the People of New Jersey are suffering from political extremism and out-of-control egos. Our representatives have forgotten who they serve. Our economic engine is choking and our infrastructure is crumbling. Together, we will rebuild our state. Hirsh V. Singh Republican for U.S. Senate source Hirsh V. Singh Republican for U.S. Senate Read more →


Do sportsmen really need sports glasses? 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 25, 2020)--Today, almost everyone who picks up a ball, bat, racket or club can see sports glasses, whether they play in the major leagues or the Little League. Fortunately, coaches, parents, and players now realize that there are many ways to pay for sports glasses. The risk of eye damage is reduced or eliminated, and the performance of players is improved by the fact that they are beautiful. Today, many clubs do not allow their members to participate without wearing the appropriate glasses. Initially,... Read more →


Down The Shore: 53 Year-Old-Man Killed in Crash on White Horse Pike, Investigation Underway

MAYS LANDING (June 20, 2020)--- An investigation is underway after a 53 year-old Mays Landing man was killed Friday night in a crash on the White Horse Pike, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. An initial investigation by the ACPO Crash Investigations Unit determined that Taquaysha Bell, 28, of Trenton was traveling westbound on the White Horse Pike in a 2010 Chevy Silverado. At 11:07 p.m., near the intersection of Moss Mill Road, Bell crossed into the eastbound lane and struck a 2003 Honda... Read more →


2 Camden City Teens to Receive a Rowan Education Thanks to MHS Lift Scholarship Fund

Scholarship Recipient Jessica Rodriguez– Brothers Brett Levin (left) and Andy Levin (right) of MHS Lift follow social distancing precautions while delivering a Rowan University sweatshirt and other fun items to MHS Lift Scholarship Fund recipient Jessica Rodriguez, 17, of Camden. Rodriguez plans to study economics at Rowan University. PENNSAUKEN, NJ (June 24, 2020) - - Two Camden City teens who are members of the Boys & Girls Club of Camden County (BGCCC) will receive a Rowan University education at no cost to their families after... Read more →


NASCAR RELEASES INVESTIGATION RESULTS

By Staff Report NASCAR.com June 25, 2020 at 12:49 PM NASCAR President Steve Phelps detailed Thursday afternoon via teleconference findings from NASCAR’s internal investigation into the noose found in the garage stall of No. 43 driver Bubba NASCAR has released a photo of the suspected 'noose' found in Bubba Wallace's garage stall at Talladega on Sunday that at was investigated by the FBI as a possible hate crime before being revealed to be an innocent garage door pull rope that had been in use for... Read more →


New school-record established as Kutztown tops 200 PSAC Scholar-Athletes

KUTZTOWN, PA (06/23/2020)-- A school-record 205 Kutztown University student-athletes have been named Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Scholar-Athletes for the 2019-20 academic year, the conference office announced Monday afternoon. By having more than 200 student-athletes recognized for the first time in school history, Kutztown surpassed its former record of 181 PSAC Scholar-Athletes from 2017-18. KU has featured 100 or more PSAC Scholar-Athletes each of the last 14 years. The Golden Bears ranked ninth among the conference's 18 institutions based on overall honorees, but posted a... Read more →


Mother Teresa Catholic School Movie Night

KING OF PRUSSIA PA--The Mother Teresa Regional Catholic School community in King of Prussia (Montgomery County) are celebrating the end of the school year by hosting a park & view family movie night fundraiser in the school parking lot. Friday, June 26, 2020 7:30 p.m. (Entry Opens) Movie to Begin at Dusk Mother Teresa Regional Catholic School 405 Allendale Road King of Prussia, PA 19406 (Montgomery County) Saturday, June 27, 2020 7:30 p.m. (Entry Opens) Movie to Begin at Dusk Mother Teresa Regional Catholic School... Read more →


Virtua Memorial Hospital’s Special Care Nursery

Receives National Recognition for Excellence The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses has awarded the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence to the Special Care Nursery at Virtua Memorial Hospital in Mt. Holly, NJ. This award recognizes caregivers who utilize a consistent and systematic approach to evidence-based care that improves patient outcomes. “While health systems across the world have faced unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Virtua has never faltered in providing its patients with quality care,” said Pamela Gallus, assistant vice president for maternal-child services... Read more →


DODGERS, YANKEES, ASTROS STILL HEAVY FAVORITES TO WIN WORLD SERIES

Shortened 60-game season, universal DH, and regionalized schedule shifts odds across Major League Baseball, according to TheLines.com (LAS VEGAS) — The Los Angeles Dodgers and the New York Yankees, followed by the Houston Astros, remain the three clear favorites to win the World Series after Major League Baseball announced the opening of its shortened 2020 season, according to TheLines.com, which tracks odds in the U.S. regulated sports betting markets. Baseball announced Tuesday that it will push ahead with opening its 2020 season on July 23... Read more →


Bloomsburg University has a school record 208 named as PSAC Scholar-Athletes

BLOOMSBURG, PA (06/23/2020)-- A school-record total of 208 Bloomsburg University student-athletes have been recognized as Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Scholar-Athletes for the 2019-20 academic year. The 208 Huskies join a PSAC-record 3,762 student-athletes from the league's 18 institutions being named to the list. The 3,762 scholar-athlete total marks 50% of the student-athlete population across the conference. Both of those numbers shatter previous records of 3,117 and 43%, respectively, set one year ago. The league has now registered at least a 30% rate for 12... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing NJ: Passaic River Pike 2020

by Ron Jacobsen, Fisheries Technician Updated by Garret Kratina, Assistant Fisheries Biologist June 24, 2020 The following is an updated version of the original Passaic River Pike article by Ron Jacobsen, February, 2013.There was a time when New Jersey anglers would have to travel to places north and west, such as Minnesota and the Canadian provinces of Quebec, Ontario and Manitoba to find good northern pike fishing opportunities. Today, thanks to a Division program stocking fish raised at the Hackettstown State Fish Hatchery, anglers can... Read more →


Facebook Moderator: If Someone is Wearing a MAGA Hat, I Am Going to Delete Them for Terrorism

Facebook Insider Zach McElroy: I Will Testify Before Congress About the Facebook Bias I Witnessed Against Trump Supporters, Conservative Causes McElroy: “We are essentially in charge of what gets said and what gets stifled” McElroy: 75-to-80 percent of Posts Selected by Facebook’s Algorithm for Moderator Review Support President Donald Trump, Republicans and Conservative Causes Facebook Content Review Lead: “It’s a Very Progressive Company, Who’s Very Anti-MAGA” Facebook’s Human-Directed Restriction of Free Speech Raises Questions Regarding Company’s Protections under Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency... Read more →


NJ Students Named to Muhlenberg College Dean's 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... Read more →


Good News? Dangerous tick-borne bacterium extremely rare in New Jersey

by Rutgers University Three American dog ticks (Dermacentor variabilis): two females and one male. Credit: Jim Occi/Rutgers University-New Brunswick There's some good news in New Jersey about a potentially deadly tick-borne bacterium. Rutgers researchers examined more than 3,000 ticks in the Garden State and found only one carrying Rickettsia rickettsii, the bacterium that causes Rocky Mountain spotted fever. But cases of tick-borne spotted fevers have increased east of the Mississippi River, and more research is needed to understand why, according to a study in The... Read more →


GTPD Alert: Graffiti Thief Signs His Name on Crime

(Gloucester Township NJ)(June 24, 2020)--On Wednesday April 15 at approximately 1131 AM, the Gloucester Township Police Department (GTPD) responded to the Camden County Regional Emergency Training Center located on Woodbury Turnersville Road for a burglary and theft. It was discovered that on 04/14/20, a suspect unlawfully entered the Emergency Training Center buildings, stole various emergency training equipment, and spray painted the building with graffiti markings, causing significant criminal mischief damages. After committing these felonious acts, the suspect went across the street and purposely caused additional... Read more →


Consumer Alert: Gloucester Township Police Fireworks Safety

(Gloucester Township, NJ) (June 24, 2020)--Summer is synonymous with barbecues, parades and fireworks. The National Safety Council advises everyone to enjoy fireworks at public displays conducted by professionals, and not to use any fireworks at home. They may be legal but they are not safe. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, in 2018 five people died and over 9,100 were injured badly enough to require medical treatment after fireworks-related incidents. Children younger than 15 years of age accounted for 36 percent of the estimated... Read more →


Consumer News: EPA Marks National Pollinator Week

Administrator signs first-ever pollinator proclamation for the agency in its 50-year history PHILADELPHIA (June 24, 2020) — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler has signed a proclamation designating the week of June 22 as National Pollinator Week. Administrator Wheeler is the first EPA Administrator to make such a designation – joining leadership from the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), all 50 Governors and hundreds of governments and organizations around the world. “EPA is committed to protecting... Read more →


Bigger Jackpots Coming to Jersey Cash 5

Big Changes Include $100,000 Starting Jackpots, Later Drawings Give More Time to Get in the Game TRENTON (June 24, 2020) – The New Jersey Lottery is refreshing Jersey Cash 5 starting June 29 with a new draw time, more numbers to choose from, and bigger starting jackpots – increasing from an estimated $75,000 to a guaranteed $100,000! In the enhanced Jersey Cash 5 game, players will select five numbers from 1 to 45 for a chance at the new higher jackpot pool. Currently, players choose... Read more →


TSA updates two-year roadmap to address current global risks and threats to nation’s transportation systems 

WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) published an outline of key objectives to continuously improve security and safeguard the nation’s transportation systems. TSA Administrator David Pekoske presented his new objectives intended to guide the agency and its workforce over the next two years on managing new global security risks to safeguard all modes of transportation. The “Administrator’s Intent 2.0,” addresses tangible security threats across seven broad categories: insider risk, surface transportation, checkpoint strategies, workforce support, cybersecurity, outcome-oriented policy management, and utilization of TSA’s security... Read more →


FTC, SBA warn companies about SBA loan promises

by Shameka L. Walker Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC The latest recipients of government warning letters are six companies that said they could speed U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loans for businesses struggling to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic. The letters – from the FTC and the SBA – direct the companies to remove all false claims from their websites immediately. According to the FTC and SBA, the letter recipients may be misleading consumers that they are affiliated with the SBA... Read more →


College Kid Returning Home? How Families Can Stay Safe During Pandemic

As off-campus leases end this summer, more college students and new grads will head home, potentially bringing coronavirus with them. A Virtua Health expert – and dad of a returning college student – offers advice. (Marlton, N.J.) As college students and new graduates return to their family homes, this would normally be a happy time for many parents. But today, that pleasure is dimmed by concern that their loved one might unknowingly bring the coronavirus home, too. Moreover, even after the initial risk has passed,... Read more →


Top 10 Free Agents at the end of the 2019/2020 Season

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 25, 2020)--The second half of the 2019/2020 season was interrupted by the Coronavirus pandemic but nothing has stopped the transfer rumors. Most of the top leagues are finalizing their campaigns and players are already making summer moves. Well, there are plenty of high profile players whose contracts run out at the end of this season. Let us look at the top 10 free agents at the end of the 2019/2020 season. 1. Edison Cavani The Uruguay international has had a remarkable spell in the... Read more →


Gravitas Ventures Offers North American Audiences Insightful Journey into “The Prison Within”, Powerful Documentary

(Los Angeles, CA—June 24, 2020) As global demonstrators stand united demanding police and prison reform “The Prison Within” from filmmaker Katherin Hervey, is an extraordinarily well-timed documentary that offers a powerful and thoughtful alternative to our current systems of justice. Through the crushing stories of survivors of violent crimes and men incarcerated for murder, viewers witness redemption and healing inside California’s San Quentin prison. “The Prison Within” takes viewers on a profound exploration of the unmet needs of victims, the vulnerable, and the marginalized within... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Judicial Watch Statement Regarding Supreme Court Ruling Protecting Obama ‘DACA’ Program

‘[A]n effort to avoid a politically controversial but legally correct decision’ – Justice Thomas (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling against the Trump administration’s effort to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The Supreme Court undermined the Constitution today. Obama’s decision to provide amnesty for hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens under the DACA program was unlawful, and the court interfered with the President Trump’s duty and absolute right to rescind... Read more →