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October 2020

CNB BUSINESS NEWS: Atlantic City Electric Receives Project of the Year Award

Innovative approach to Salem County project earns company top honors MAYS LANDING, N.J. (October 29, 2020) – The New Jersey chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMINJ), a global professional project management organization, has chosen Atlantic City Electric to receive its 2020 Project of the Year Award for the company’s Salem... Read more →


$18.2M for Trenton Transit Center Rehabilitation Project

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Squae (The Center Square) – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is sending more than $18.2 million to N.J. Transit to help pay for upgrades to the Trenton Transit Center, improving the station’s oft-maligned condition. The money is part of more than $291 million in funding... Read more →


MURPHY ADMINISTRATION PREPARING STATE FOR MORE FREQUENT/INTENSE STORMS

CNBNews images TRENTON (Oct. 29, 2020)– Eight years after the unprecedented storm surge and flooding from Superstorm Sandy devastated many New Jersey communities, the State is taking a new approach to ensuring we remain Jersey Strong. Under the leadership of Governor Phil Murphy, the State is closely studying climate science and... Read more →


127 of the Violent MS-13 Gang Members Arrested

Source: The Gateway Pundit | The Trump administration is sending so many gang members back to El Salvador that Salvadoran officials are now in a panic. This is the opposite of the Obama strategy. In the fiscal year 2015, the Obama administration released a total of 564 illegal sex crime criminals... Read more →


Ocean State Job Lot Announces Return of ‘Buy, Give, Get’ Program

to Benefit Veterans in Need this Holiday Season Premier Closeout Retailer Invites Customers to Help Veterans in Nine States North Kingstown, RI - (October 29, 2020) – Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL), a privately-held, a family-operated discount retail chain with 143 stores in New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania,... Read more →


Three Neglected Dogs Rescued from Drug House by Gloucester Township Police

Gloucester Township(October 29, 2020)-- On 10/28/20, at approximately 6:03 AM, the Gloucester Township Police Department Special Investigations Unit (SIU) with the assistance of the Gloucester Township Special Response Team (SRT) executed a narcotics search warrant at a neighborhood drug house located on the 100 Block of La Cascata in Gloucester Township.... Read more →


CNB Hunting New Jersey: Drivers Reminded to be Cautious of Deer during Mating Season

DEP, NJDOT REMIND DRIVERS TO BE EXTRA CAUTIOUS AS DEER MATING SEASON BEGINS, DAYLIGHT HOURS GET SHORTER (20/P044) TRENTON -- As deer mating season is approaching and daylight savings is underway, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife and the New Jersey Department of Transportation are... Read more →


California Court Ruling Forces ICE to Release 250 Criminal Aliens from Adelanto Detention Jail

WASHINGTON — Due to an order from the Central District of California, and despite requests to transfer detainees to alternative locations, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has complied with the mandated reduction to the overall detainee population at the Adelanto ICE Processing Center in Adelanto, California, which has resulted in... Read more →


CNB Business News: NJBIA Statement on EO Establishing More Mandates on Business

New Jersey Business & Industry Association President and CEO Michele Siekerka issued the following statement regarding the announcement of an executive order by Gov. Phil Murphy today mandating workplace safety protections on New Jersey businesses. “While we have always shared the Governor’s priority to establish workplaces that follow federal safety guidelines,... Read more →


MVC Facilities Will Be Closed on Election Day

TRENTON – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission customers are advised that all MVC facilities, including Licensing and Vehicle Centers, Regional Service Centers, road testing sites, and inspection stations, will be closed on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Regular business hours will be in effect for the rest of the week... Read more →


This Is Ed’s Story—Everyone With ALS Counts

(NAPSI)—Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a fatal neurological disease that attacks the nerve cells. It first gained national attention as Lou Gehrig’s disease, named after the famous baseball player who was diagnosed with ALS in 1939. To date, the cause of ALS is unknown, and there is still no known cure.... Read more →


BROTHERS SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR MURDERING CAMDEN CITY RESIDENT

Camden CITY N.J. – Two brothers have been sentenced for their roles in the November 2018 fatal shooting of 18-year-old Thomas Reyes of Camden, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer. Ryan Wilkins, 25, of Camden, was sentenced by Judge Gwendolyn Blue to 30 years in New Jersey State... Read more →


Top Hidden Benefits of Smart Locks for Your Home Security

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 29, 2020)--Smart locks have become popular among homeowners. These locks have features such as the ability to connect to Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and voice recognition that makes them appeal to several people. These are the benefits of having smart locks for your home security. No Need to Carry Keys When you... Read more →


Maryland Fishing Report: Rory Zeender-Lawrence Shows Off the Bluegill He Caught

Maryland Fishing Report – Oct. 28 by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist Rory Zeender-Lawrence gives a “thumbs up” with this bluegill he caught recently. Photo by Nathan Zeender We have some rain in the forecast, but pleasant weather is just around the corner so try not to... Read more →


Senators Johnson, Grassley Investigation of the Biden's Dealings with Russia and the Chinese

SEE VIDEO BELOW: William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Johnson, Grassley Release Conflicts-of-Interest Investigation Vice President Biden Jim Biden Hunter Biden The senator's investigation centers around The Biden family (Joe, Jim, and Hunter), former President Obama, former Sec. of State Kerry, Chris Heinz, Kerry's stepson President Obama, Sen. Kerry Chris Heinz... Read more →


Sean Melunis, of Salem City, formerly of Westville, age 33

Of Salem City, formerly of Westville. Passed away on October 19, 2020. Age 33. Born in Stratford, NJ, he is the son of Deborah (Scoleri) and the late John Melunis. Sean is survived by his brothers, Justin Melunis (Brittni), Mark Viteo; sisters, Melissa Melunis, Tiffany Riley, Megan Riley and his close... Read more →


Department Of Labor Overtime Pay Rules To Affect Some Gloucester Workers

In August of 2020, the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor issued an opinion letter with the designation FLSA 2020-14. In this letter, it detailed the rules for computing the pay rate of salaried employees. It also addressed questions regarding overtime calculations for the fluctuating workweek or FWW... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: What’s in a Biden presidency for Johnny Doc?

By Mark Mix/The Center Square Oct 27, 2020 Roughly a year ago, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported that the City of Brotherly Love’s AFL-CIO chief, Pat Eiding, was helping solicit $15,000 contributions for the legal defense of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 98 union honcho John Dougherty (AKA Johnny Doc),... Read more →


Mercedes Rivera Otero, of Moorestown

Moorestown – On October 24, 2020, Mercedes passed away peacefully at the age of 80. She was the cherished daughter of the late Patricio and Victoria Rivera. She is survived by her loving daughters and their spouses, Linda Goldberg (Scott), Bien Otero-Williamson (Peter) and Venida Tulier (Ernie); her grandchildren Rachel Goldberg... Read more →


CNB Hunting Delaware: Motorists Urged to Watch Out for Deer Crossing Roadways

Peak Deer Activity Calls for Vigilance at Dawn, Dusk and Night Late October through November is prime time for increasing white-tailed deer activity in Delaware, leading up to their peak mating season in mid-November. With more deer crossing roadways, along with shorter days ahead, especially after the Nov. 1 change from... Read more →


NJMVC Offering Registration Renewals by Appointment

TRENTON (October 28, 2020)--– The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission today announced that vehicle registration renewals are now available by appointment at NJMVC.gov for customers who are not eligible for online renewal. Most registration renewals can be completed online at NJMVC.gov. Appointments are offered only for those who have tried to... Read more →


Pennsylvanian Says Election Results Will Be Late

By Christen Smith | The Center Square Oct 27, 2020 (The Center Square) – With just one week to go until Election Day, Pennsylvania officials are promising accurate results, even though it will likely take days – not hours – to tally all the votes. Gov. Tom Wolf and Secretary of... Read more →


Captains of the 2020-21 Rowan Women's Basketball Team Named

Kennedy Brown Ayanna Johnson, Grace Marshall Juliette Tobin Alexis Kriley GLASSBORO, NJ – Seniors Alexis Kriley and Juliette Tobin and juniors Grace Marshall, Ayanna Johnson and Kennedy Brown have been named captains of the 2020-21 Rowan women’s basketball team. “This is the Gold and Brown season for our senior captains Alexis... Read more →


Delaware Shore Cleanup Operation extends from upper Delaware Bay to Ocean City, Md.

MILFORD, Del. — The Maryland Department of the Environment has joined the U.S. Coast Guard and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control in a joint response, Wednesday, overseeing the cleanup operation of weathered oil called tar balls and oiled debris scattered along the shoreline from Bowers Beach, Delaware... Read more →


The NFL Stars To Have In Your Fantasy Football Team

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 28, 2020)--Some people play fantasy football for fun, but the real player is in it to win it. Alas, with the game so popular, and with so many players to choose from, sometimes it feels like reaching the top is nothing but an uphill battle. While it can take a... Read more →


Gloucester City Holding On For Better Economic Times

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 28, 2020)--Over 20 percent of small businesses in America will close due to the economic stagnation caused by the novel coronavirus, and Gloucester City is not exempted from this forecast. However, there is hope, as businesses across the board are predicted to pull through through with the help of various... Read more →


Overnight Closure of -295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to Route 42 southbound

(Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced an overnight closure of the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, October 28, until 5 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, October 29,... Read more →


Domestic Violence Incident at Villas Liquor Store

Barricaded Subject in Villas Section of Lower Township Ends Without Incident VILLAS, NJ (October 28, 2020)--On October 27, 2020, at approximately 7:24 PM, members of the Lower Township Police Department responded to the Villas Liquor store for the report of a domestic violence incident. The victim told police that her boyfriend... Read more →


Another Police Shooting in Philadelphia, Riots Breakout

By Christen Smith | The Center Square 3 hrs ago Philadelphia Police responded to four reports of ATM explosions in North Philadelphia between 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and 5 a.m. Wednesday. Police say the suspects were unable to breach the cashbox and steal money, but significant damage was done to the machines.... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering Through the Streets of South Jersey

CORRECTED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews PEYTON (Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 28, 2020)--Daniel Boggs recently submitted a Letter to the Editor titled "Are The Communities of Gloucester City/Brooklawn Turning Into Slums?". Although we agree with Mr. Boggs about some neighborhoods in Gloucester City having a housing and trash problem the only thing we... Read more →


Let`s Educate More: Police Brutality And Different Peculiar Remakes Of BLM In Other Countries

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 28, 2020)--After the brutal death of George Floyd, the Black Lives Matter movement stirred up society, leaving an indelible mark on history. Apart from highlighting the social issue of racism, it unveiled the problem of police brutality, elevating the level of racist tendencies. Countries and their response to BLM Movement... Read more →


Supporting Local Businesses: Pennsylvania's Most Exciting New Openings

There are plenty of new openings to look forward to in Pennsylvania (Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 28, 2020)--It's never been more important than now to champion our local entrepreneurs. Thankfully for us Pennsylvanians, we have plenty of fresh businesses to choose from. Whether you're after a night at the casino, a cake, and a... Read more →


Home Country: The Autumnal Reasons for Halloween

Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor I think there must be autumnal reasons for Halloween being hued in orange and black. It’s a fun time, a magic evening if you’re a kid, and if you’re a grandpa-type guy, like me, who gets to hand out the goodies. But the colors of this... Read more →


Cooks Are Helping to End World Hunger

Cooks Who Feed is giving people a simple way to take on world hunger this holiday season TORONTO, Canada – (October 27, 2020) – Everyone has food waste, even if we try to be mindful about our purchases and how much we are preparing. While we may all account for a... Read more →


2020 MLB Is Packed With Latin American Talent but Who Were Pioneers

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 28, 2020)--The 2020 Major League Baseball regular season and ongoing playoffs are packed with overseas talent. But let’s be more precise. Actually, players from the Latin American nations dominate international players in the league. And it isn’t a novelty. For example, in 2019, MLB registered 485 Latin American players in... Read more →


Overdoses Linked to Heroin Stamp Logos in Paterson; 12d Members of Crips Arrested

Paterson Heroin Stamps TRENTON –Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced arrests of 12 alleged members of a drug network run by a local set of the Crips street gang that was trafficking large amounts of heroin and crack cocaine in a section of Paterson, N.J., that has been plagued by... Read more →


Cooper River Boathouse to Host 2023 NCAA Rowing Championships

(Cherry Hill, NJ) – The Camden County Boathouse has been chosen to host the 2023 NCAA Divisions I, II, and III Women’s Rowing Championships. The announcement was made on Oct. 14, by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The event is one of five NCAA championships awarded to the Philadelphia region... Read more →


Chiropractic Care is the Silver Bullet to Relieve Back Pain

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 28, 2020)--One size does not fit all. This saying holds in various aspects, including medicine and treatment techniques. The human body and its working vary from person to person, and so does the causes of injury. As a result, one cannot use the same treatment type on all the people... Read more →


Camden County has the Lowest Cost of Living in New Jersey

The baseline of $3,224 for the modest monthly cost of living in Camden County lowest in New Jersey The Center Square Oct 2020 (The Center Square) – Residents of New Jersey's Camden County need to make $3,224 every month to maintain a modest standard of living, making it the least expensive... Read more →


Mail-In Ballots Stressing Out Front Line Election Workers Across the State of New Jersey

JEFF PILLETS | OCTOBER 26, 2020 | NJ DECIDES 2020, POLITICS Confusion, suspicion, voter hostility and computer glitches: it’s all in a day’s work for the folks staffing New Jersey’s election boards Credit: (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) A ballot drop box where voters can drop off absentee ballots instead of using the... Read more →


Atlantic County Couple Indicted for Trafficking 14-Year-Old Girl for Sex at a Casino

Third defendant named in the indictment on charges he paid to have sex with the 14-year-old victim Poster in English Poster in Spanish TRENTON –Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a woman and a man from Atlantic County were indicted yesterday by a state grand jury for allegedly trafficking a... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Assist Feds with Arrest of Suspects Involved in Defrauding Banks

The Gloucester Township Police Special Investigations Unit worked with The United States Department of Justice, District of New Jersey and multiple other agencies in the arrest of fourteen people who were charged with scheming to defraud banks and individuals with counterfeit CARES act stimulus checks. Below is the media release from... Read more →


Rowan University Will Receive $625K Plus in Grants for Research/Treatment into Substance Use Disorder

CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced today that Rowan University will receive a total of $625,541 from two federal grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The funding will allow Rowan students to increase treatment for those with substance use disorders and increase... Read more →


MVC Services at Trenton and Rahway

Update TRENTON – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission customers are advised of the following updated information about MVC operations: Since the Trenton Vehicle Center is also a Regional agency, the MVC has determined that both walk-ins AND appointments will be allowed there, starting November 2. The MVC originally included Trenton in... Read more →


CNB Fishing/Hunting NJ: Tips For Fishing Like a Pro

By Paul Bechtel Fisheries Wildlife Worker Bureau of Marine Fisheries October 22, 2020 There are few things that are better in life than the feeling of reeling in what could be a trophy fish. As many saltwater anglers know all too well, there is more to fishing than just simply throwing... Read more →


Water Lowered For Dam Repairs At Two Assunpink WMA Lakes

October 23, 2020 The Division is currently working on two dam repair projects on the Assunpink Wildlife Management Area. Stone Tavern and Rising Sun Lakes have been lowered approximately four feet to provide construction crews access to the dam and water control structures. Concrete work will be completed on the spillways... Read more →


NJBIA Favors Bill Addressing UI Payroll Tax Increase

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 26, 2020)--The New Jersey Business & Industry Association testified in support of legislation that aims to avoid a massive spike in unemployment insurance (UI) payroll taxes in 2021 by way of more manageable payroll tax increases protracted over three years. NJBIA Vice President of Government Affairs Christopher Emigholz told the... Read more →


Dolores H. Schmidt of Bellmawr. Age 96.

Dolores H. Schmidt (nee Maiale), on October 24, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 96. Beloved wife of the late Lawrence for 57 years. Devoted mother of Elaine Martorano (William) and Gary Schmidt (Sharon). Cherished grandmother of William and Angela Martorano and Melissa and Matthew Schmidt. Loving sister of Jeanette and the late... Read more →


Concrete Repairs of Highways in Pennsauken Continues, Expect Traffic Delays and Detours

Route 90 eastbound/Betsy Ross Bridge ramp to John Tipton Boulevard/Suckle Highway/Hylton Road to close in Pennsauken Signed detour will be in place for approximately five weeks (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the ramp from Route 90 eastbound/Betsy Ross Bridge to John Tipton Boulevard/Suckle Highway/Hylton Road... Read more →


A Brief History of the Airsoft Guns

Do you remember the cap guns? These real looking guns used to come with space where you could fit the rolls of paper strip caps. As a kid, it was the dream for most of us to play fight with the help of these cap guns. If you think carefully, the... Read more →