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July 8, 2020

Camden County Prosecutors Office Ask Court to Terminate Man's Parole

Camden City, N.J. (July 8, 2020)– The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office has filed a Consent Order, jointly with the ACLU, to allow for the reduction of a Newark man’s parole after more than two decades served, according to Acting Camden County Gloucestercitynews.net files Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer. In July of 1995, Marshall Rountree, now 47, of Newark, pleaded guilty to charges of Aggravated Assault and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose after he robbed a woman at gunpoint in her Voorhees apartment building’s parking lot in July of 1993. Rountree’s plea agreement called for a sentence of nine... Read more →


NJ Files Lawsuit Against Nation’s Largest Auto Auction Company For Selling Tampered, Super-Polluting Vehicles

View Complaint | Notices of Violation Video from Attorney General Grewal Video from DEP Assistant Commissioner Dragon View Photo Collection TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe and Division of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Director Paul R. Rodriguez today announced multiple legal actions to protect the public from the sale of tampered vehicles that release excessive amounts of air pollution. To protect the environment and public health, automobile manufacturers are required to reduce pollution from vehicles by installing state of the art emissions control technology that meets air quality standards set by... Read more →


A Message from Congressman Norcross

Over the past couple weeks, we have continued the fight against COVID-19, while proceeding with caution as we safely reopen our state based on science and data. While the battle against this pandemic is still far from over, I am confident we will get through this unprecedented crisis, if we continue to work together. As a member of the House Committee on Education and Labor, I am committed to ensuring that all students get the best education they can, despite the challenges we’ll continue to fight due to the pandemic. Just yesterday, I joined the Subcommittee on Higher Education and... Read more →


TRANSMISSION REBUILD VS. REPLACE

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 8, 2020)--Everybody knows experiencing difficulty with a vehicle's transmission can be expensive and distressing. At the point when your vehicle quits working appropriately and you notice that something isn't right, the most disappointing part is making sense of what has occurred and choosing if you need a transmission rebuild vs replace. Realizing the distinction can be confounding yet it doesn't need to be. Diagnostics Are Everything When you have arrived at the resolution that it's really the transmission that should be fixed, this can prompt a completely new arrangement of ends that might be drawn. A significant number of... Read more →


Spousal Benefits: Calculation For Social Security

image courtesy of Pinterest by Michael Morelli (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 8, 2020)--Social Security spousal benefits are considered to be the most confusing benefit since they are actually a family benefit. However, the calculation of the benefit is even more complicated. First, we will try to determine whether you are eligible to use the benefit to your advantage. To qualify for Social Security spousal benefits: It is essential for you and your spouse to be at least 62 years of age Both of you must be married for at least one year It is essential for the other spouse to receive his or... Read more →


‘September Ready Fall 2020 Guidance for Arts Education’

WARREN, N.J. – As school districts nationwide scramble to finalize plans later this month to safely reopen this fall during the COVID-19 pandemic, New Jersey is once again earning high marks when it comes to arts education best practices. Following the June 29 release of the New Jersey Department of Education’s The Road Back, Restart and Recover Plan for Education guidance to reopen schools, Arts Ed NJ has just unveiled September Ready Fall 2020 Guidance for Arts Education, a comprehensive, 126-page document offering practical guidance for K-12 school administrators and arts educators seeking to provide meaningful arts instruction for their... Read more →


Camden City Man Charged with Killing Girlfriend

Camden City, N.J. (July 8,2020)--– A man has been charged in the fatal shooting of his girlfriend inside their Camden home on July 5, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki. Junior English, 29, of Camden, has been charged with one count of first-degree Murder in the shooting death of Lateemah Leavy, 37, of Camden. Police responded to the 2900 block of North Congress Rd. after English called 911 to report Leavy not breathing. Operators determined English was calling from a vehicle in Pleasantville, New Jersey. Officers from the Pleasantville, Absecon,... Read more →


Rowan College Preparing for Campus Return

RCSJ is committed to a campus return that will provide a safe learning environment for Fall 2020. As always, the health and safety of our RCSJ community is our top priority. To accomplish our goal of opening campus, we have developed an extensive plan that offers safe and flexible options for participation in classes and activities in compliance with government directives, public health guidance and higher education best practices. Key Points The Fall semester will begin as scheduled on Tuesday, September 1, and will conclude on Saturday, December 12. Courses for the Fall semester will be delivered as online, hybrid,... Read more →


Register Now for Fall Courses at Camden County College

Lawrence J. Dilks Assistant Professor Camden County College All of my Fall courses, and most of those at Camden County College, will be conducted this Fall online. It is important to register now because once a course fills, new sections may not be added. The pandemic should not stop anyone from continuing with her/his education. The more courses that get put off, the longer it will take to get a degree. Successful people are those that keep moving forward... My online course sections are: Intro to Business (MGT101-DOL) Starts 9/16 Intro to Business (MGT101-AOL) Starts 9/8 Legal Env./LawI (LAW101-DOL) -... Read more →


Home Country: Remembering The Summer of '74

CNBNews contributor “You know it has to be summer,” said Dud, “when you see lizards carrying canteens.” There were nods of agreement going on around the round table at the Mule Barn coffee shop. “Puts me in mind,” said Herb, “of that summer back in ’74. You remember that one?” Everyone but Dud nodded. In 1974, Dud wasn’t yet a twinkle of his parents’ eyes. “Fried an egg on the hood of Doc’s car, we did,” said Herb, grinning. “Sunny side up, right, Doc?” “That’s right,” Doc said, “but I wish you had asked me first. See, you boys didn’t... Read more →


Democrats Funding Bill Includes Provision to Remove Statues, Allow DACA Dreamers to Work in Congress, Pay Increases

JAKE DIMA CONTRIBUTOR (WASHINGTON, DC)(JULY 8, 2020)--Confederate statues would be removed from the Capitol under a provision included in the Democrat House Appropriations Committee’s 2021 draft budget bill released Monday. The nearly $4.2 billion funding proposal would mandate the removal of monuments to Confederate generals and would also call into question those statues of people who have “unambiguous records of racial intolerance,” according to a press release from the Appropriations Committee The architects of the bill consider former 19th century vice president John Calhoun, as well as Roger Taney, the 5th chief justice of the United States, to be emblematic... Read more →


United Methodist Communities Certified as a Great Place to Work®

NEPTUNE, N.J., July 6, 2020 — Great Place to Work Institute has certified United Methodist Communities (UMC), a New Jersey-based senior living provider, as a Great Place to Work®. To determine the Best Workplaces in Aging Services, Great Place to Work analyzed anonymous survey feedback representing 223,183 employees working in Senior Housing & Care and At-Home Care in the Aging Services industry in the United States. To be considered, companies had to meet the Great Place to Work-Certified standard. To ensure survey results truly represent all employees, Great Place to Work requires that Trust Index© survey results are accurate to... Read more →


Federal Railroad Administration Announces $500,000 to Deter Trespassing; NJ Receives $60,000

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) awarded more than half a million dollars in Railroad Trespassing Enforcement Grants to law enforcement agencies today to support life-saving trespass abatement in multiple states. “This money will help local law enforcement agencies deter people from taking unnecessary risks around railroad tracks, while continuing the focus on those specific populations that are known to subject themselves to such risks around railroad tracks,” FRA Administrator Ronald L. Batory said. Gloucestercitynews.net files FRA is announcing funds, totaling $528,028, to 11 projects in six states: California, Florida, Massachusetts, Montana, North Carolina and New Jersey.... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: K9 Hondo Shot and Killed

K9 HONDO Herriman City Police Department, Utah End of Watch Thursday, February 13, 2020 HERRIMAN CITY, UTAH--K9 Hondo was shot and killed while attempting an apprehension of a wanted subject in the area of 445 East and 300 South in downtown Salt Lake City shortly before midnight. K9 Hondo and his handler were assisting the U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team serve the warrant. The wanted parolee exited an apartment and pulled out a handgun as he fled on foot. As K9 Hondo attempted an apprehension he was shot as task officers fired at the subject. The wanted subject... Read more →


CNB Travel: The Icy Slopes of Matterhorn Mountain at Disneyland Park

– by Joshua Sudock, Disneyland Resort Photographer Usually when I’m taking photos around Disneyland park, I keep my lens focused “inside the berm,” as we say around here, which means everything that’s inside the wooden berm that surrounds the park. On occasion, though, our guest experiences – particularly the taller ones – give a glimpse beyond the berm, yet they still blend seamlessly with the natural wonders around us here in Southern California. In February 2019, after a heavy rain at Disneyland Resort and snowstorm in the San Gabriel Mountains (about 50 miles from here), I thought it might be... Read more →


BATTLE BREWING OVER ‘MILLIONAIRES GIVEAWAY’ & OTHER TAX CUTS IN NEXT COVID-19 RELIEF BILL

Urban Uprisings Highlight Need to Focus COVID-19 Financial Aid on State & Local Public Services & Help for Unemployed Not Handouts to Wealthy & Corporations WASHINGTON—Emblematic of the racial and social injustice sparking protests across America, the first big COVID-19 relief act (the CARES Act) passed in March contained a huge tax cut for wealthy business owners Gloucestercitynews.net files and relatively meager funding of critical services provided by state and local governments. Since then state and local unemployment has spiked due to the economic crisis, and tax collections have plummeted just as the need for services to support struggling families... Read more →


Looking for the Best Online Casino

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 8,2020)--With so many new online sites popping up on our pages daily looking for a new site to play at can be at the very least confusing and on a bad day downright daunting. Luckily there are ways and means of finding your perfect site, the one that suits all of your gaming needs and that is to use a reliable list of sites like Best Rated Slot Sites. The Online Casino Comparison Site Explained Staffed by a team of casino experts and enthusiasts who have years of experience between them both online and in bricks and mortar venues... Read more →


11th National Security Cutter Named for Elizebeth Smith Friedman

WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard is naming the 11th Legend-Class National Security Cutter (NSC) in honor of Elizebeth Smith Friedman. Friedman was a pioneering code-breaker for the Coast Guard during the Prohibition Era and World War II, serving within the Coast Guard Cryptanalytic Unit-387. She has been dubbed "America's first female cryptanalyst" and in many ways could be considered the founder of the modern-day Coast Guard Intelligence Program. Her work with the Coast Guard began soon after the passage of the Volstead Act, which prohibited the manufacture, sale, or trade of alcohol in the United States. Liquor smugglers frequently made... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Abortion Poll, Bad News for Biden

Bill Donahue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a Gallup poll on abortion that does not bode well for Joe Biden: A new Gallup survey on abortion reveals that this is an issue that should worry Joe Biden. It found that 24% of Americans say that the candidate they will vote for must share their position on abortion. Significantly, this was true of 30% of those who are pro-life, but only 19% of those who are pro-abortion. Trump is pro-life and Biden is pro-abortion. Independents, as compared to Republicans and Democrats, are more likely not to... Read more →