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August 2020

Alloway Man Suffers Fatal Injuries in Boat Accident

By MADDY VITALE/Somer Point News OCEAN CITY NJ (August 25, 2020)--State Police identified two men Thursday, August 20 who were thrown from a boat that washed ashore on a north end beach in Ocean City the day before. As a result of the Wednesday morning accident, Philip Azzante, 59, of Alloway, Salem County, suffered fatal injuries, according to State Police. The operator of the boat, George Boos, 73, of Thorofare, Gloucester County, was transported to an area hospital. Details about the relationship between Azzante and Boos were not released at this time and authorities are still investigating what led to... Read more →


HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Gateway Regional vs. Gloucester HS, Wednesday, 10AM

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--Gateway Regional vs. Gloucester City High School Football 2020 Gloucestercitynews.net files Watch Live Here: http://scoopy.sport-lovers.org/hsfootball.php Gators vs Lions The Gloucester City (NJ) varsity football team has a home non-conference game vs. Gateway Regional (Woodbury Heights, NJ) on Wednesday, August 26 @ 10am Gloucester City High School Stadium, Market Street and U.S. Route 130 source Facebook Events Read more →


CNB Business: Striker Leases Blackstone's sculptural Lotus 315 in record time

Clifton, NJ, August 19, 2020—Luxury apartment firm Striker Leasing announces a fully-leased marquee mixed-use building in seemingly record-breaking time. The site is in East Orange, NJ, now brimming with tenants who are reveling in its inspired silhouette and high-life amenities. The project marks Blackstone 360’s fourth luxury project and first mixed-use development in East Orange. To realize their vision of creating "true connection within the community through our developments," Blackstone 360 chose Striker as the exclusive firm of record for both Lotus 315 and its sister asset, Aura 240,” says Alina Zafar, Blackstone 360 director of marketing and corporate relations.... Read more →


THE FUTURE OF FALL INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS IN THE 17 ARCHDIOCESAN HS

PHILADELPHIA PA (August 24, 2020)--Today, all school families, administrators, faculty, and staff in the 17 Archdiocesan high schools located throughout the five-county regions received a joint letter from Sister Maureen Lawrence McDermott, I.H.M. Ph.D., Superintendent for Secondary Schools for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, and Irene Horstmann Hannan, Chief Executive Officer of Faith in the Future. The letter was in regard to the status of interscholastic athletic competition for the fall season. The full text of that letter is below. Since the emergence of the coronavirus as a national health emergency last spring, we have worked diligently to maintain the health... Read more →


NJ Has A Cash4Life Winner !

One New York Lottery Player Wins $1,000 a Day for LifeTRENTON (August 24, 2020) – One New York Lottery CASH4LIFE ticket matched the five white balls and the Cash Ball drawn for the Friday, August 21, drawing winning the $1,000 a day for life grand prize. In New Jersey, 9,620 players won $50,827 in cash prizes ranging from $2 to $500 with 2,136 of those tickets doubling their prize with DOUBLER. The winning numbers were: 03, 30, 38, 40 and 60. The Cash Ball was: 03. The DOUBLER add-on feature doubles the $2,500 third-tier prize to $5,000 when added to... Read more →


Norcross Claims He Voted To Protect Democracy/Livelihoods; Record Suggests Otherwise

“Making the claim his vote was to protect the livelihood of anyone is nonsense.” COLLINGSWOOD – Claire Gustafson, Republican candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s First Congressional District, said today it was “shameful” for Congressman Donald Norcross to suggest he voted in favor of a $25 billion post office bill to “protect our democracy” and “livelihoods” of Americans. On Saturday Donald Norcross took to social media to say, “Today, I voted to protect not only the US Postal Service but our democracy & the lives & livelihoods of millions of Americans.” He went on to add, “Trump & his Administration’s... Read more →


Small businesses and product promotions - Ej Dalius highlights affordable marketing ideas

(AUGUST 25, 2020)--Are you a small business entrepreneur? If yes, then you will resonate with the issue with limited cash. Typically, small businesses start with specific savings and keep spending to launch the company officially. It takes time to earn revenues, good profits, and a favorable ROI. Hence, the small business firms keep spending from their minimal savings for their marketing, branding, and promotional activities. Currently, when the world is suffering from a pandemic, small businesses need to get back to business and start operating. For this, it is necessary to promote their existing products using pocket-friendly marketing tactics. Why... Read more →


Why should small businesses opt-in for cost-efficient marketing ideas? Inputs by Ej Dalius

(AUGUST 25, 2020)--It is not sufficient to launch a business and then get complacent about it. There are times when small business owners tend to do that. The main reason for this is the limited cash. You will need some money to translate your marketing strategies into action. For instance, if you have added billboard or electronic media advertising as a part of your outdoor marketing strategy, you will have to execute the same by investing in a billboard ad design template and a television media ad shoot. Small businesses might not have the budget to accomplish every grand and... Read more →


One Jersey Cash 5 Winner, worth $1,813,783

Second Largest Jersey Cash 5 Jackpot Ever Won in Parsippany TRENTON (August 24, 2020) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $1,813,783 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Friday, August 21, drawing. The winning numbers were: 12, 14, 31, 37, and 41 and the XTRA number was: 04. The retailer will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for the winning ticket sold. That ticket was sold at Parsippany News & Food Store, 182 Holsey Rd., Parsippany in Morris County. “Congratulations to the winner of this incredible all-cash jackpot! We encourage the winner to sign the back... Read more →


Ej Dalius throws light on the cost-effective small business marketing ideas during the pandemic for a garment brand

(AUGUST 25, 2020)--The majority of business owners didn't see the COVID-19 coming! Also, the established organizations with more capital and human resources didn't have a crisis management system ready to fight this pandemic. When it comes to small business companies, you can imagine the challenge they underwent and are still suffering from trying to resume operations. One of the sectors adversely affected by the pandemic is the small business garment brands. People have slowed their purchase of garments and attires because they are afraid of the contamination rates. Here the small business companies dealing in garments need to come up... Read more →


Delaware's Hunting Season Starts Sept. 1

Delaware Hunting Seasons Opening in September Gloucestercitynews.net files Hunting Opportunities Available at State Wildlife Areas Hunters in Delaware can start their 2020/21 hunting season Tuesday, Sept. 1 with the opening of mourning dove, archery and crossbow deer and resident Canada goose hunting seasons. Hunters can hunt teal starting Saturday, Sept. 12 and gray squirrel starting Tuesday, Sept. 15. Hunting season dates and hunting hours for seasons opening in September: Dove: Sept. 1 to Oct. 5 for first season split (½ hour before sunrise to sunset)* Archery and Crossbow Deer: Sept. 1 to Jan. 31, 2021, including Sundays (½ hour before... Read more →


Ej Dalius's views about cost-effective marketing hacks during COVID-19 for small businesses

(August 25, 2020)--It seems that the COVID-19 pandemic is here to stay. After a series of complete and partial lockdowns, economists and market researchers have realized that companies and organizations need to function under the current pandemic reality. People are trying to follow the social distancing and other safety protocols until the medical community comes up with a correct remedy for the virus. Sometime back, small businesses have also started getting back to operation. It is essential to market their service and products after a lull by implementing affordable marketing strategies. Cost-efficient marketing – The Eric J Dalius way Small... Read more →


Mega Millions Jackpot $57M, Friday Next Drawing

TRENTON (August 24, 2020) – The Mega Millions drawing on Friday, August 21, drawing produced 17 players that matched four of the five white balls drawn making e ach ticket worth $500. Three of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $1,000. Moreover, 20,876 other New Jersey players took home $81,726 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400. The winning numbers for the Friday, August 21, drawing were: 11, 15, 31, 42, and 63. The Gold Mega Ball was 14, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 02. The next drawing will be held Tuesday, August 25,... Read more →


Dispose of Your Junk Car the Easy Way through a Professional 

Today countless people are planning to dispose of their old vehicle. Here a smart and convenient choice will be to contact a professional scrap or junk car service, provider. Not convinced yet as to how they can help you then keep reading further. Benefits Galore When you take the help of a professional such as Junk Car Genie cash for cars to sell your vehicle, you can benefit in the following ways, Save Time - First and foremost, when you join hands with a professional in this field, they will help you to save ample time along with your effort... Read more →


de Blasio's COVID-19 Shutdown Hurting Bus Companies

Private bus companies in New York City area face falling ridership, suspending operations amid pandemic By Sarah Downey | The Center Square (The Center Square) – With the COVID-19 pandemic causing severe cutbacks in the number of commuters riding buses to New York City, DeCamp Bus Lines, the oldest private bus company in New Jersey, recently suspended operations after 150 years. The Montclair-based company started out with stagecoaches in 1870, and had managed through catastrophic events before. But when service resumed in June, ridership was roughly 400 people a day, down from a typical 6,000. The decline was not sustainable,... Read more →


Talcum Powder and Asbestos – What Are the Alternatives?

(AUGUST 25, 2020)--Though they have tried time and time again to defend and debunk the carcinogen health claims that their talcum powder product has faced, it has been to no avail. Johnson & Johnson have officially been forced to cease the sale of talcum baby powder due to overwhelming asbestos claims. But now that the greatest offending product from the talcum sphere has been dealt with, who or what remains in the fight against asbestos exposure and its cancerous implications? More products than you might realize, most of which you are probably using right at home, and not just for... Read more →


What Your Credit Score Is, and Why It Matters

August 25, 2020)--Knowing and understanding your credit score allows you to better manage your finances. Some people think they can avoid credit altogether, however, there will certainly come a time when you will need to use it. If you haven’t prepared in advance, you will be in a difficult position. Fortunately, by being responsible with your spending, anyone can build a solid credit history. Why It’s Important Your credit is used for many things. It is easy to think that you don’t need to worry about it if you aren’t planning to buy a house or car soon. Many utilities... Read more →


Cape May County Prosecutors Office Releases Video of Wildwood Police Arresting Suspect

WARNING THE VIDEO MAY BE DISTURBING TO SOME INDIVIDUALS The video shows the suspect, center, resisting arrest from the time he was removed from the pizzeria until he was placed into custody outside of the restaurant. A woman with her back to the camera can be seen trying to stop the police from doing their job. ~CNBNews screenshot A video camera from a nearby store captures the police officer on the ground striking the suspect with his fists after the individual ignored the officer's repeated request to stop resisting. ~CNBNews screenshot The entire time the Wildwood Police were trying to... Read more →


Federal Judge Halts Lawsuit Against Pennsylvania Ballot Collection Rules

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – A federal judge halted a lawsuit filed in June against Pennsylvania election officials regarding the state’s ballot collection procedures, preferring instead for lower courts to rule on the issue first. Nicholas Ranjan, of the U.S. District Court in the Western District of Pennsylvania, said in a filing Sunday that his order will “apply the brakes … and allow the state courts to weigh in and interpret the state statutes that undergird Plaintiffs' federal- constitutional claims. "After carefully considering the arguments raised by the parties, the Court finds that the... Read more →


PHILADELPHIA THE CITY OF BROTHERLY LOVE IS DEAD!

2 dead, at least 11 shot — including six teens — since Saturday night in yet another violent Philly weekend (GLOUCESTERCITYNEWS.NET)--PHILADELPHIA PA (August 24, 2020)--The gang wars, shootings and homicides continued this past weekend in Philadelphia. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, six teenagers were shot, one fatally. The gunfire resumed late Sunday afternoon and ending the life of a 29-year-old man, police said. In all, 11 people were shot this weekend, according to police. In the fatal shooting Sunday morning, police said, a 16-year-old boy was shot outside on the 2200 block of West Diamond Street in North Philadelphia shortly... Read more →


I-295/Route 130 northbound lane closures this week

bridge deck resurfacing project begins in Gloucester County Bridge over Mantua Creek will be resurfaced with Ultra High Performance Concrete (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the start of a pilot program to test the effectiveness of Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC) as a bridge deck overlay. The pilot project is being carried out in two contracts – one that will resurface the I-295/Route 130 northbound bridge deck over Mantua Creek and a second that will resurface three bridge decks in North Jersey. The I-295/Route 130 northbound bridge over Mantua Creek project is a $1.7... Read more →


Encouraging Innovative Technology To Boost New Jersey’s Manufacturing Industry

(New Jersey)(August 24, 2020)-An initiative from New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program Inc (NJMEP), designed to stimulate job growth in the manufacturing industry throughout the state, has recently received full support from the Senate Labor Committee. New Jersey has been home to a thriving manufacturing industry for the past 200 years and was central to the birth of the American Industrial Revolution. Although hit by the recent economic downturn, manufacturing is still a top performing industry in New Jersey, and companies in Gloucester City produce a range of products from precision machine components to industrial packaging. To support the growth of... Read more →


Protecting Your Home Against Extreme Weather 

Gloucestercitynews.net(August 24, 2020)--Your home is your castle, and you want to do everything you can to protect it. One of the biggest threats to your house is the weather but taking a few simple steps can defend it against the worst excesses of Mother Nature. So, here are a few things you can do to give your home an extra level of protection. Winds When strong winds start to pick up, anything that isn’t properly stored or tied down is likely to cause damage or even personal harm. There are all sorts of outdoor shelters and replacement cover kits that... Read more →


80 Percent of NJ Restaurant Employees Still Out of Work Because of Murphy's Unreasonable Lock Down

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – About 80 percent of restaurant workers in New Jersey are still unemployed, according to information shared during a roundtable discussion hosted by New Jersey Assemblyman Brian Bergen. Gloucestercitynews.net files New Jersey’s restaurant industry employs about 300,000 workers, and most of them have not returned to work, according to information from the New Jersey Restaurant and Hospitality Association. Republicans are continuing to criticize Gov. Phil Murphy for keeping businesses, especially restaurants, closed during COVID-19, and one Democrat is asking Murphy to consider a regional reopening plan. Murphy is allowing outdoor... Read more →


Lessons For Living

By Joe Ball | CNBNews Contributor Being in business for over 50 years, and living 80 years, I have met a lot of people. I have learned from them, plus from my own experiences. Following are some of the remembered lessons: 1.) Stay away from lawyers. 2.) Have an open mind, and an open door. 3.) Find a way to reach your goals. 4.) Have a strong, firm handshake. 5.) Do not hear the first “No”. 6.) Do it now. 7.) Persevere. Persevere. Persevere. 8.) Give before you get. 9.) Be yourself. 10.) Don’t try to make the last dollar.... Read more →


Mantis Eggs Concealed in Computer Gaming Mouse Found by Philadelphia CBP

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists in Philadelphia have seen many insects, mostly as hitchhikers stowing away on a produce shipment or burrowed into wood packaging material, but finding mantis eggs inside a computer gaming mouse is a first. CBP discovered mantis egg masses concealed inside a PC gaming mouse. CBP officers initially x-rayed a parcel on August 7 that was manifested as a wireless computer gaming mouse from Spain and detected anomalies inside the computer mouse. Officers examined the mouse and discovered three brown sacks and a live insect concealed inside the mouse. Officers preserved the... Read more →


Losing Electrical Power for Days Not Acceptable Say New Jersey Lawmakers

image unsplash.com By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Angered by long lag times after tropical storm Isaias, New Jersey lawmakers are encouraging utility companies to have a backup plan to prevent widespread power outages during storms. The Assembly Telecommunication and Utilities and Homeland Security Committees held a joint hearing on the outages that occurred after Isaias. Assembly Telecommunication and Utilities Chairman Wayne DeAngelo and Assemblywoman Angela McKnight issued statements after their joint hearing on the widespread utility outages occurring after the storm. “We’ve seen this time and time again,” DeAngelo said. “With many residents working... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Ranger Brendan Unitt Drowns Searching for Missing Boater

Ranger Brendan Unitt Larimer County, Colorado--Ranger Brendan Unitt, age 27, drowned when he was thrown from his patrol boat while searching for a missing boater on Horsetooth Reservoir at about 9:30 pm. Other boaters called authorities when they discovered Ranger Unitt's boat adrift on the reservoir. His body was located at approximately 3:30 am the following morning. It is believed he was thrown from the boat when he encountered extremely strong winds gusting at more than 30 mph. Ranger Unitt had served with the Larimer County Department of Natural Resources for six months. RELATED: Via Officer Down Memorial page CNB... Read more →


Nicole Lee Giuliano, of Gloucester City

Nicole Lee Giuliano (Gloucester City, NJ)--We are sad to announce that on August 21, 2020, we had to say goodbye to Nicole Lee Giuliano (Gloucester City, New Jersey). Family and friends can light a candle as a loving gesture for their loved ones. Leave a sympathy message to the family in the guestbook on this memorial page of Nicole Lee Giuliano to show support. She was predeceased by: her grandparents, Alfred Giuliano, Emily, and Carl Slingluff. She is survived by: her parents, Marc S. Giuliano and Cheryl L. Giuliano; her brother Michael Giuliano; and her grandparent Shirley. She is also... Read more →


Atilis Gym Owners in Bellmawr Are Now Involved in Politics, Backing Rik Mehta For Senate

Trumbetti and Smith are backing Rik Mehta for the US Senate in New Jersey (Gloucestercitynews.net)BELLMAWR, NJ-(August 24, 2020)--Effective today August 21, 2020, Frank Trumbetti and Ian Smith are pleased to announce their support for candidate Rik Mehta for the United States Senate in New Jersey. Rik Mehta won the Republican Primary for NJ Senate seat and will now face Democrat Cory Booker (photo courtesy of SWARAJYAmag.com magazine) Trumbetti and Smith have declared their location, 363 West Browning Road, Bellmawr is a Rik Mehta for Senate Rally Location. “Since the State says we can no longer operate we will not. Starting... Read more →


9 Ways to Stay Safe When Traveling

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 24, 2020)--Traveling is an exciting adventure and a positive experience, but there is always a lot that could go wrong. What matters most when traveling is your own personal safety and taking care of yourself. Keep a Copy of Important Documents With important documents such as your passport, airplane tickets, or driving license, always be sure to make a copy. You can then take the copy out with you for identification purposes and leave your original copy behind safely in a hotel safe, for example, to avoid the risk of losing important documents. It’s also a good idea to... Read more →


The Elixir Of Life  - CBD and its benefits

The Introduction Everyone seems to be talking about it, many swear by its healing powers, and quite a few of the states in the US have legalized the 'wonder drug' known as CBD. So, before we talk about its various benefits, let's see if you understand what CBD is? CBD is short for cannabidiol - a natural chemical substance derived from the Cannabis Sativa plant. Nefariously known as marijuana, so it's perceived to be little more than a drug that can give you nothing more than a high. Nothing could be further than the truth, though. Yes, CBD is marijuana,... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Alert: Fake Law Enforcement Calling For Money

SCAM REMINDER: Real Law Enforcement Agencies DO NOT call and demand money and/ or gift cards as payment for your fake warrant or for someone you know who they claim is under arrest. Simply HANG UP. Please share this information with your family member, especially with those who may become easily confused and may believe a convincing scammer. Gloucester Township, New Jersey residents: If you would like to verify the "arrest and/ or warrant" for your peace of mind, call Gloucester Township Police at 856-228-4500 and ask to speak to a real Police Officer. Any other general questions please contact... Read more →


Frank Galanti Sr., Owned Galanti Bakery Dies from Heart Disease

Frank N. Galanti Sr., the owner of Galanti Bakery in Gloucester City and Williamstown passed away on August 18, 2020, after battling heart disease. Age 86. He was predeceased by his first wife Anna McKelvey, his brother Tony, and son Anthony. He is survived by his children Romeo (Roxanne), Violetta, Frank Jr. (JoAnne LaCicero), Tina (Brian Johnson), Junius (Cynthia) and Nicholas (his mother Faith Hintzen). Grandchildren Christina, Andrea, Joshua, Tina Marie, Carla, Sean, Dustin, David, Brittany, Anna, Bethany, Alanna, Veronica, Harry, Anthony Jr., Michael, Angelo, Maria, Domenic, Vincent, Gavin, 5 step-grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. His brothers Lucky and Raymond (Catherine).... Read more →


Murphy Defends Mail-In Voting Even Though Paterson Election Results Riddled with Fraud

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – A day after a judge tossed out the results of a May municipal election in Paterson, Gov. Phil Murphy cited the election as a “positive example” of mail-in voting. Four people, including Paterson City Councilman Michael Jackson and Councilman-elect Alex Mendez are facing fraud charges related to the election. A woman wearing gloves drops off a mail-in ballot July 7, 2020, at a drop box in Hackensack, New Jersey. Seth Wenig / AP photo Some Paterson residents said they never received ballots, while about one in 10 were rejected,... Read more →


Fight Breaks Out At Semi-Pro Football Game in Pennsauken; One Man Shot

Camden City, N.J. – Detectives are searching for the person who fired multiple shots at a football game Saturday evening in Pennsauken, hitting one person, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer and Pennsauken Police Chief John Nettleton. Detectives said two semi-professional football teams were playing at Crescent Field when a fight broke out between the players that led to the parking lot. Once they were in the parking lot, witnesses said an unknown person fired multiple shots toward the crowd. When police responded to the area shortly before 9 p.m., they located the victim suffering from a gunshot... Read more →


80 Percent of NJ Restaurant Employees Still Out of Work Because of Murphy's Unreasonable Lock Down

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – About 80 percent of restaurant workers in New Jersey are still unemployed, according to information shared during a roundtable discussion hosted by New Jersey Assemblyman Brian Bergen. New Jersey’s restaurant industry employs about 300,000 workers, and most of them have not returned to work, according to information from the New Jersey Restaurant and Hospitality Association. Republicans are continuing to criticize Gov. Phil Murphy for keeping businesses, especially restaurants, closed during COVID-19, and one Democrat is asking Murphy to consider a regional reopening plan. Murphy is allowing outdoor dining and... Read more →


Funeral Service to Honor Christopher J. Boldizar, age 54, of Brooklawn, Saturday, August 29

BROOKLAWN, NJ--Christopher J. Boldizar, age 54, of Brooklawn, NJ, passed away peacefully on March 20, 2020, at home after a brave battle with Pancreatic Cancer, with his loving family by his side. Chris was the loving husband of Linda Griffith-Boldizar. Loving father of Brittany, Christopher (Hannah), Sydney and Paige. Cherished grandfather of Gracie, Maddox, Quinn and Myla. Beloved son of Daniel Connelly and the late Judy Lee Connelly (née Hopkins). Loving brother of Randy (Patti), Eric (Andrea), Jennifer (John), Daniel (Lynn), Jason (Christina) and Lisa (Jack). Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and devoted friends who stood by him... Read more →


Hotel Paso del Norte among first hotels to open with virus-killing air filtration system

Highly coveted amenities at this luxury hotel include optimal air quality (El Paso, TX) August 19, 2020 – In El Paso, Texas, a stunning historic hotel built in 1912, Hotel Paso del Norte (Marriott Autograph Collection), has been undergoing a multi-million-dollar, multi-year renovation to bring it to the grandeur of yesteryear with a wide array of modern amenities. As part of the final touches before re-opening later this year, the hotel will be among the world’s first Marriott Autograph Collection Hotels to install a state-of-the-art air filtration system throughout the hotel’s entire HVAC system. The Plasma Air system has been... Read more →


Supreme Court Rules Soros Groups Must Make Anti-Prostitution Pledge to Get U.S. AIDS Funding

August 18, 2020 | Judicial Watch In a blow to George Soros’ leftwing initiatives, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that foreign affiliates of his Open Society Foundations (OSF) are not protected by the Constitution and therefore must abide by a congressionally mandated anti-prostitution pledge to receive federal funding. Under a 2003 law called United States Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Act the U.S. spends tens of billions of dollars to combat AIDS globally and a chunk of the cash flows into OSF coffers. Under the measure organizations that receive American taxpayer dollars to fight HIV/AIDS abroad must adopt... Read more →


CNB TRAVEL NEWS: Passengers left more than $900K behind at TSA security checkpoints

WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration collected $926,030.44 in unclaimed money that passengers left behind at airport security checkpoints during Fiscal Year 2019, including $18,899.09 in foreign currency. The money consisted of loose change and paper currency that passengers removed from their pockets and left behind in a bin during the security screening process at TSA checkpoints. The amount found during FY19, which ended September 30, 2019, marked a decrease in the amount of unclaimed money collected in FY18 when $960,105.49 was left behind. When passengers approach the checkpoint, all items from pockets must be removed, including wallets and loose... Read more →


STUDY: One in Five of the 143 Largest Public Pension Plans are Resilient

California, Illinois, New Jersey, Texas and Pennsylvania account for more than half of the unfunded liability By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square Marc Levine, the former chairman of the Illinois State Board of Investment, expects the federal government will be forced to intervene on public pensions. Courtesy of Barron's (The Center Square) – Only one in five of the 143 largest statewide public retirement systems in the U.S. are resilient, a new analysis published by the bipartisan nonprofit Equable Institute shows. Public sector funding peaked in 2001, with nearly 3 out of 4 statewide plans 90 percent funded or... Read more →


Drug Dealer Terrance D. Walker Pleads Guilty to Killing Customer’s Death

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a drug dealer from the Browns Mills section of Pemberton Township pled guilty today in Superior Court to causing the Terrance D. Walker, death of a customer by supplying the fentanyl-laced heroin that led to her fatal overdose early last year. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Terrance D. Walker, 38, of Liberty Street, pled guilty to Strict Liability for Drug-Induced Death (First Degree) in exchange for eight years in New Jersey state prison. The Hon. Philip E. Haines, J.S.C., scheduled sentencing for October 30. The investigation began in May 2019 after... Read more →


What are the reasons why CBD lotion is not working for you?

(August 23, 2020)Hemp oil or CBD oils are a non-psychoactive component found in the cannabis plant. It is a natural ingredient for treating a wide range of health issues. Research has established that it has low tetrahydrocannabinol content that prevents you from being high. However, there are some reasons why you can say that cbd drugs may not turn out to be beneficial for you. The possible reasons why it is not creating the ideal results for you are as follows: Your product is not from a reputable source: The oil is readily available across online and offline interfaces. However,... Read more →


Rescue Agencies locate people in the water near Great Egg Harbor Inlet

OCEAN CITY, N.J. (August 23, 2020)-- — The Coast Guard and local partner agencies located two mariners in the water after their vessel was discovered aground in the vicinity of Great Egg Harbor Inlet, N.J., Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Delaware Bay command center received notification from Ocean City Police Department that a 26-foot center console recreational vessel was found beached with personal belongings still aboard near Great Egg Harbor Inlet. OCPD officers were able to identify one of the boaters using a cell phone that was found aboard. New Jersey State Police officers were able to acquire video... Read more →


Coast Guard and Good Samaritans Rescue Six Off Coast of Ocean City, MD

The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued six mariners after their boat caught fire approximately 3 miles south of Ocean City, Aug. 20, 2020. Coast Guard Station Ocean City crewmembers and cewmembers from the fishing vessel Smugglers Point safely rescued all six mariners. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/Released) Ocean City, Md. — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued six mariners after their boat caught fire approximately 3 miles south of Ocean City, Thursday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Maryland-National Capital Region command center received notification via VHF Ch. 16 from the owner of the 54-foot cruiser yacht, No Filter,... Read more →


Recreational Swimming Advisory Lifted for Rehoboth Beach

DNREC lifted a recreational swimming advisory for Rehoboth Beach at Rehoboth Avenue Friday afternoon after water quality tests taken Thursday showed bacteria levels had returned below the advisory level. The second advisory of the year for Rehoboth Beach at the Rehoboth Avenue location had been issued Thursday, Aug. 20, based on results from Wednesday’s regularly scheduled sampling by DNREC’s Recreational Water Program. Ocean beach swimming advisories based on bacteria levels usually end after a day or so. DNREC water quality experts say the elevated level of bacteria that caused both Rehoboth advisories are most likely associated with heavy rainfall, which... Read more →


Jersey Cash 5 Leaps to Record $1.8 Million

Jersey Cash 5 Boasts the Biggest Cash Jackpot in 2020 TRENTON (August 21, 2020) – New Jersey Lottery wishes its players luck for tonight’s record Jersey Cash 5 jackpot. The drawing for the all-cash jackpot of $1.8 million happens tonight at 10:57 pm, so be sure to get your tickets. The jackpot has been rolling since August 12, where one lucky player won more than $500,000. This is the second time this month that the jackpot has been more than a million dollars. With daily drawings and jackpots starting at $100,000, seeing jackpots top the million-dollar milestone can generate a... Read more →


Hani Zeini: The Impact The Coronavirus Has Had on Digitalization of Workplaces

(August 22, 2020)--The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has implemented drastic changes to the way people interact with each other, suppliers, businesses, and consumers within the workplace. The pandemic has been a catalyst in demonstrating digitalization's effectiveness throughout every aspect of the workplace. From operations, production, human interactions, COVID-19 has made necessary the digitization of many of our otherwise in-person interactions. This has proven challenging for many businesses to adapt to, but the companies already equipped with capabilities for a digitized workplace have proven to be the most resilient in keeping up with business demands during this time. Here is... Read more →