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Amistad Project: Facebook Zuckerberg Funnels $350M to Election Officials in Democrat Cities files "As long as I count the votes, what are you going to do about it or say?" Boss Tweed NEWS PROVIDED BY Amistad Project AMHERST, Va., Oct. 28, 2020,/PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's appearance before the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee today, and to promote election integrity and transparency, the Amistad Project of the Thomas More Society challenged Mr. Zuckerberg to disclose where his $350 million for election administration is going and why. Mark Zuckerberg has contributed $350 million to the Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL), a left-leaning organization that has been providing these funds to towns, cities, and counties for election administration, via contributions to their general funds. The largest, public donations have gone overwhelmingly to strongly Democratic areas, as documented below. "Mark Zuckerberg is providing nearly as much money to this year's election administration as the federal government," said Phill Kline,... Read more →

CNB Hunting Delaware: Hunting and Trapping Seasons Opening in December files DOVER, DELAWARE (Nov. 30, 2020)--Numerous Delaware hunting and trapping seasons are open in December, including the third and final duck hunting season split that opens Friday, Dec. 11 and the special antlerless deer hunting season opening Saturday, Dec. 12. Deer hunting is allowed on all Sundays, using only those hunting methods legal for the respective deer hunting season, with more information available online at Hunters are encouraged to harvest does (female deer) to help manage the size and quality of the deer population. Hunting and trapping seasons opening in December: Hunting: Beaver: Dec. 1 to March 20, 2021, private land only Woodcock and common snipe: Dec. 5 to Jan. 19, 2021 Ducks, coots and mergansers: Dec. 11 to Jan. 30, 2021 Brant: Dec. 11 to Jan. 30, 2021 Antlerless deer: Dec. 12 to 20, including Sundays Dec. 13 and 20, 2020* Canada geese (migratory): Dec. 19 to... Read more →

Whitney Houston Mural in Newark Almost Complete

NEWARK, NJ (Nov. 30, 2020)-- – GRAMMY Museum ExperienceTM Prudential Center along with proud founding partner, Prudential Financial, Inc., as well as the City of Newark, Newark Arts, Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District and Baldwin Equities and Striker Leasing have announced plans regarding a Whitney Houston mosaic mural, which will be located in Newark’s Central Ward on one of the facades of a new luxury apartment building The William House at 45 William Street. The newest mural installation is the second of five murals planned for the city. Newark-based Artist Maude Lemaire who specializes in beautifully-crafted hand-cut glass mosaic murals was selected to curate the second installation. The new luxury apartment project at 45 William in Newark is now in development, and "the team at Striker Leasing is now touring available units in this new landmark location," says the Broker of Record Michelle Streicher. For more information about leasing contact... Read more →

Richard C. Murray, of Runnemede, and Grenloch

Richard C. Murray, on November 28, 2020, of Runnemede, formerly of Grenloch. Age 71. Beloved son of the late Elmer and Frances. Loving brother of Catherine Wilson (the late Wayne), Jean Moffa (Tony) and Charlene Dailey (Michael). Dear uncle of 6. Also survived by many other loving family members. There will be a visitation from 12:30pm to 1:30pm Wednesday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Service 1:30pm at the funeral home. Interment Bethel Cemetery, Hurffville. Read more →

Want Less Wedding Planning Stress? Plan Ahead

(November 30, 2020)--More than 42 percent of Gloucester City’s population of 12,000 are married couples, and they all had at least one stressful experience while planning their wedding. The experience of married Gloucester City residents is a reflection of America’s views on weddings in general, as six out of 10 American couples who got married in 2018 seriously considered eloping instead of going ahead with a traditional wedding. The stress brought about by the planning was compounded by the financial strain on both parties, as the average cost of weddings in the United States is $37,124. Planning ahead can help to reduce the stress associated with the financial burden. Save Money First Weddings are not just about calling ahead to reserve the venue of your dreams or looking for the right dress months before. Planning ahead also involves saving money before any of the details are arranged. It is important... Read more →

Warren R. Dayton, of Runnemede, age 96

Warren R. Dayton, on November 25, 2020 of Runnemede. Age 96. Beloved husband of the late Helene (nee Abramczyk). Devoted father of Edward Dayton (Shirley) and Margaret Louie (Allen). Loving Pop Pop of Alexis Nieto (Andres). Great grandpop of Blake and Raelyn. Dear brother of the late Richard Dayton, Edward M. Dayton, Eileen McDevitt and Elisa Williamson. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Warren proudly served in the Army Corp during World War II and was a past Commander of VFW Post #3324 in Runnemede. There will be a viewing from 10am to 11am Wednesday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral service 11am at the funeral home. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery, Chews Landing. Read more →

Patricia Ann "Pat" Smith of W. Collingswood

Patricia Ann "Pat" Smith (nee Thomas), on November 27, 2020, of W. Collingswood. Age 82. Beloved wife of the late John V. "Jack" Smith. Devoted mother of Jen Johnson (Mike), Judi Maccri (Dominick), Jon Smith, and step-daughter Kim Smith Keller. Loving Nanny of Chelsea, Leah and Tiena. Dear sister of Judith Marini (Steve), Richard Thomas (Emily) and the late Dorothy Dougherty-Mitchell. Pat leaves behind many dear nieces, nephews and extended family as well as her longtime friend Joan Ellis. Pat was an alumna of the University of Pennsylvania, proudly served in the US Army, and worked many years as a school nurse, predominantly in Camden School District. She was an avid gardener who loved spending time in her yard, tending her beloved roses and listening to the songbirds at her feeders. Pat was a lover of music who enjoyed summers down the shore with friends and family and will be... Read more →

Video: The Alleged Presidential Election Conspiracy “It’s not the people who vote that count. It’s the people who count the votes.” Russian scoundrel Joseph Stalin Businessman Joe Oltmann has inside information of how Eric Coomer, a security genius with Dominion voting systems, assured Antifa members that Trump would never win the election. Follow the show: Read more →

Trenton Mayor Gusciora on Trenton Homicide Record

Last week's unfortunate deaths mark our 38th and 39th homicides for the year and now eclipse the previous record set in 2013. When we set out to lift Trenton together, this was not the milestone we wanted to see. In fact, overall crime was trending downward the previous two years, with 16 homicides in 2018 and 15 homicides in 2019. 2020 is a year of many challenges, but none looms larger than COVID-19. Of all the factors that separate the previous years from this one, this virus clearly stands out, not just here but in so many places across the country. Economic uncertainty is higher than it has ever been in recent memory. School was for some children the only safe space they had. Youth engagement and recreational activities have grinded to a halt. Every police officer who has to quarantine for 14 days is one less guardian on the... Read more →

Gov. Cuomo Not Living Up To Promise To End AIDS in New York State

NEW YORK, NY – At 10 AM on November 30, 2020, the day before World AIDS Day, the End AIDS New York Community Coalition joined with members of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s New York State Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic (EtE)Task Force, and members of the NYS AIDS Advisory Council (AAC) and its AAC EtE Subcommittee, to convene a press conference demanding that Governor Cuomo make good on his commitment to end AIDS as an epidemic in New York State, in a full and equitable manner that eliminates persistent HIV health disparities based on race, poverty, and marginalized identities. Despite years of collaborative government and community effort that has produced significant overall progress, the Governor now appears to be abandoning his 2014 commitment to Ending the Epidemic—by stripping away essential resources that are key to sustaining progress and reaching our EtE goals. In the midst of a pandemic that disproportionately affects the... Read more →

Pot Legalization and Social Justice Hearing

Trenton – Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senators Nicholas Scutari and Sandra Cunningham will meet virtually with legal experts and social justice advocates for a Marijuana Legalization & Social Justice Roundtable on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. The discussion will focus both on marijuana legalization legislation that was approved by the Senate Budget Committee and on the cannabis decriminalization bill that passed the full Senate last week. The forum is open to the public and can be viewed live on the Senate Democrats Facebook page at The panel includes: Senate President Steve Sweeney Senator Nicholas Scutari Senator Sandra Cunningham Joseph Krakora, New Jersey State Public Defender Richard Todd Edwards, Political Action Chair, NAACP New Jersey State Conference Kimberly Yonta, President of the NJ State Bar Association Christian Estevez, Education and Training Coordinator, New Jersey State AFL-CIO An op-ed by Senator Scutari, entitled “The bill legalizing cannabis has... Read more →

Maple Shade PD Alert: Wind Advisory until 6PM Monday

Advisory * WHAT...Southeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected. * WHERE...Portions of central and southern New Jersey and southern Delaware. * WHEN...From 6 AM to 6 PM EST Monday. * IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The strongest winds are expected from mid morning through mid afternoon. Please secure any temporary outdoor decorations. * AFFECTED AREAS: DELAWARE BEACHES ... CAPE MAY ... ATLANTIC ... EASTERN MONMOUTH ... WESTERN MONMOUTH ... INLAND SUSSEX ... COASTAL ATLANTIC ... COASTAL OCEAN ... OCEAN ... ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY ... SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON Instructions: Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects. Address/Location Maple Shade Township Police Department 200 N Stiles Ave Maple Shade Township, NJ 08052 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-234-8300 Read more →

Walt Burrows, Long-Time South Jersey Sports Writer

by CNBNews Staff MARLTON, NJ (November 29, 2020)--Walt Burrows, a sportswriter for decades at the Courier Post, Cherry Hill, died November 24, 2020 at the age of 93. Mr. Burrows started his career in journalism writing for the Gloucester High School newspaper, The Lions Roar. At the same time he covered sports for his hometown newspaper, The Gloucester City News when it was owned by George F. and Mazie Cleary Sr. and later after their son Bill and his wife Connie purchased it in 1984. Walt Burrows (courtesy of The Courier-Post) After graduating from high school he worked at the Hinde & Dauche Paper Company, King and Fifth Street, Gloucester City, and also continued to cover sports for The Gloucester City News. "Walt always gave credit to my father for helping him get started in the business," said Bill Cleary. In return Walt continued to write for the paper reporting... Read more →

Mary Patricia Leeds, of Florida and Gloucester City; Gloucester Catholic Alum

Floral City, Florida--Mary Patricia Leeds, of Floral City, Florida passed away on November 20, 2020 in her home. She was 74. Mary Pat was born to the late A. William Leeds (proprietor of Temple Avenue Greenhouse) and Mary Catherine Leeds (nee Franklin), of Gloucester City. She was a proud graduate of Gloucester Catholic HS Class of 1964. Mary Pat was a lifelong nurse. She is survived by her daughter, Stefanie A. Clark (William S.) of Summerfield, Florida, her grandchildren, William S. IV, of Los Angeles, California, Amanda Rose and Daniel Gregory Paul of the home, and her brother, William F. Leeds, of Gloucester City. One niece and one nephew. Services are private to the family in Florida. Donations in her memory to The Humane Society of Citrus County FL. Read more →

Captain Kelliann Leli, 30, of Parlin, New Jersey Dies in Non-Combat Vehicle Accident

DOD Identifies Air Force Casualty Nov. 28, 2020 The Department of Defense announced today the death of an Airman who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Captain Kelliann Leli, 30, of Parlin, New Jersey, died November 27 in a non-combat related vehicle incident at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. The cause of the incident is under investigation. She was assigned to the 60th Healthcare Operations Squadron, Travis Air Force Base, California. Read more →

GTPD Recover Loaded Gun and Drug Paraphernalia during Prostitution Investigation

Date: Sunday, November 15th 2020 Incident Location: Howard Johnson Inn - 832 N. Black Horse Pike Gloucester Township On November 15, 2020 at approximately 11:00 PM, the Gloucester Township Police Department was conducting pro-active police operations in the area of the Howard Johnson Inn at 832 N. Black Horse Pike. During the investigation, officers became aware of a female soliciting herself for prostitution at the hotel. A motor vehicle stop was conducted occupied by the female soliciting along with a male and two additional females. The male, later identified as Nikolaus Breland from Camden, was arrested for Possession of CDS and Promoting Prostitution. A female occupant of the vehicle, Barbara Cantz of Woodbury, was arrested for Promoting Prostitution. Breland and Cantz were released on criminal summonses pending a future court appearances. The two additional women were released without charges. The women were offered services by the Gloucester Township Police Department... Read more →

Thousands to Participate Nationwide in Artists Sunday

(Nov. 28, 2020) – Thousands of artists in more than 500 communities nationwide on Sunday will take part in Artists Sunday, a new annual shopping holiday that encourages consumers to support local artists by giving the gift of art this holiday season. Artists Sunday is a fast-growing nationwide movement of more than 3,500 artists and artisans who have joined forces with 400 state and local art, civic, and economic development organizations in every state in the country. During a holiday marked by social distancing, their shared message to consumers is this: Support your community by buying heartfelt and unique gifts from local artists and craftspeople. More than 350 sales, specials, promotions and events are taking place nationwide. Additionally, consumers can search the Artists Sunday directory by location and types of art to find local artists or that just-right gift for a loved one. “Art offers what we all need right... Read more →

Daniel Creedon, of Ocean City and Audubon

Daniel Creedon, on November 24, 2020, of Ocean City; formerly of Audubon. Age 64. Beloved father of Joseph Creedon and Sean Creedon. Devoted Partner to Lisa Polidora. Dear brother of Charles. Loving son of the late Lillian (nee Reader) and Joseph Creedon. Daniel worked for DuBell Lumber for over 30 years and Universal Supply for the last few years. He loved to spend time with his kids and his family. He was always passionate about his work. Dan enjoyed spending time with his barstool buddies at Charlie's. He had a great impact on the people in his life. There will be a viewing from 7pm to 9pm Wednesday evening and from 10am to 11am Thursday morning at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral service 11am Thursday at the funeral home. Interment New Saint Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Daniel's memory to the American Cancer... Read more →

Lions win delayed Turkey Day Game against Rams 48 - 0

(GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ Nov. 28, 2020)--The local Lions had two weeks of no practice / no contact because of Covid-19 and returned for preparation against the hometown rival Rams on Friday. The Lions showed no rust while crushing the Rams behind 4 touchdowns (3 rushing / 1 receiving) by Stephen Burkhardt. Burkhardt on the day rushed for 241 yards and scored on runs of 44, 92, and 10 yards. Burkhardt was on the scoring end of a 36-yard pass from Adrian Delgado. Pictured Below Lions Stephen Burkhardt Burkhardt was not alone hitting paydirt, fellow running back Kyrin Nelson scored from 35 yards Pictured below Kyrin Nelson Qb Adrian Degado was not to be outdone by fellow backs Burkhardt and Nelson when he picked up a Rams fumble by QB Foster and returned it 93 yards for a Lions touchdown. Lions Tyler Morris scored from 12 yards out to finish off... Read more →

FactsMatter Video: Voter Fraud Hearings in PA; New Lawsuits in Two States; 105% Voter Turnout in Milwaukee District

#2020Election #Kraken #SidneyPowell "Censorship like I never seen before by big tech and big media", Rudy Giuliana Subscribe for updates: - Contact us: Follow us on Parler: Follow us on Instagram: Read more →

Donald W. Acquesta, of Bellmawr, age 33

Donald W. Acquesta, on November 24, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 33. Beloved son of Lorraine Meyers (Brad) and the late Donald Acquesta. Devoted brother of Carolyn Meyers (Vince Fisher). Loving grandson of Patricia Lucas (Grover), Carol Meyers, and the late William Peters. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Donald worked for JYE Inc. He loved cars, computers, video games, and especially his dog Maggie. Donald was very patriotic and was an avid gun owner. There will be a viewing from 10am to 12 noon Saturday, December 5 at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral service 12 noon at the funeral home. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Donald's memory to the American Heart Association, 1 Union Street, Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691 or the Animal Welfare Association, 509 Centennial Boulevard, Voorhees, NJ 08043. Read more →

Kristofer S. Dodelin, of Audubon, 38

Kristofer S. Dodelin, suddenly on November 26 2020, of Audubon. Age 38. Beloved son of Peggy (nee Wilson) and Scott Dodelin. Devoted brother of Keith Dodelin (Gina). Loving nephew of Jeanette Habina, Karen Wilson (Nick), Rose Lafferty (Bob), Jim Wilson (Donna), and Lynn Jones (Lloyd). Also survived by many cousins. There will be a visitation from 2:30pm to 4:30pm Saturday, December 5th at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial Service 4:30pm at the funeral home. Interment private at the request of family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association, 1600 Route 22 East, Union, NJ 07083. Read more →

New Jersey State Crime Investigation: Pagans MC, The Most Vicious Outlaw Gang

Report Issued September 2020 video source Gangland Documentary Introduction The biker sat parked next to a pump at a Newark gas station when a burly man wielding a metal bat approached from behind. The first blow – one of many more to come – struck the back of the biker’s head. Three other men soon joined the melee, hitting and kicking the biker – a Hells Angel image courtesy of Gangland Documentary Motorcycle Club associate – as he helplessly flailed on the ground. This savage attack of a rival by members of the Pagans Motorcycle Club occurred in the middle of an afternoon in April 2018 at a busy service station. A surveillance video of the beating showed innocent bystanders – including a woman who emerged from a nearby car with two small children in tow – fleeing from the brawl. At the other end of the state on a... Read more →


6,000 TONS OF CONCRETE PROVIDE NEW HOME FOR MARINE LIFE (20/P47) TRENTON – New Jersey’s artificial reef network has been significantly expanded through a deployment of 6,000 tons of concrete on the Manasquan Inlet reef site, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announced. Material for the first deployment on Oct. 28 consisted of 74 concrete forms, measuring 40 feet x 8 feet x 1.5 feet each, donated by Maher Terminals in Elizabeth, Union County. Another 77 forms were deployed Nov. 10. The forms, once used by U.S. Customs to scan shipping containers, were no longer needed and were slated to be recycled. “This beneficial collaboration gives new life to these materials, keeping it out of landfills and providing habitat for a wide array of marine life, including species important to New Jersey’s world class commercial and recreational fishing sectors,” said Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe. “We... Read more →

Gloucester Township Police Issues Scam Alert Warning

The scammers worldwide are working hard to trick you into giving up your hard-earned money. - Block unwanted calls and text messages. Take steps to block unwanted calls and to filter unwanted text messages, and click the "report as spam" option if available on your phone to help protect others from scammers. - Don’t give your personal or financial information in response to a request that you didn’t expect. Legitimate organizations WILL NOT call, email, or text to ask for your personal information, like your Social Security, bank account, or credit card numbers. - If you get an email or text message from a company you do business with and you think it’s real, it’s still best NOT TO CLICK ON ANY LINKS. Instead, contact them using a website you know is trustworthy. Or look up their phone number. Don’t call a number they gave you or the number from... Read more →

Stressed Out over COVID-19? Mental Health Resources Available

(Camden, NJ) – The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to dramatically alter our day-to-day activities. From small adjustments like mandatory mask wearing, to life-changing events like lost loved ones or prolonged unemployment, the pandemic can be a serious strain on mental health. For some, managing comes easy, but for those struggling to cope, support is available. “From the beginning of this pandemic, we have been fighting a war on multiple fronts. While much of our collective attention has been paid to protecting physical health, we need everyone to make sure they are closely monitoring their mental health as well,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Fortunately, as the pandemic has continued, assistance and resources to cope with its effects have become more robust. If you are facing fear, anxiety, or depression because of COVID-19, do not ignore it, seek assistance and take care of yourself.” In New Jersey, residents who... Read more →

Camden County Library System Prepares to Resume Curbside Services

(Voorhees, NJ)(November 25, 2020)-- – In an effort to flatten the curve of COVID-19 the Camden County Library System will be resuming curbside services that it initiated in June. These services will end indoor use of the facilities to ensure proper protocols and procedures are being taken in light of the surge in COVID cases in the county and the state. The operation is set to begin on Friday, and allows county libraries to operate with strict policies in place, including: No patron is permitted to enter the brick-and-mortar premises; In-premises operations are limited to employees who are responsible for the operation required for curbside pickup/drop-off; All transactions should be handled in advance or by other means that avoid person-to-person contact; Patrons are required to wait in their vehicles until staff delivers or retrieves their materials; and Designated employees are responsible for bringing materials from the facility and place them... Read more →

Career Bank Robber Charged with Robbing 2 Camden County Banks 2 Days Apart

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – A Pennsylvania man made his initial appearance today in connection with the February 2020 robberies of two Camden County, New Jersey, banks, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. files Leon I. Stanford, 51, of Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, is charged by complaint with two counts of bank robbery. The defendant was previously arrested by state authorities. He appeared by videoconference today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Joel Schneider and was detained without bail. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: On Feb. 22, 2020, Stanford entered the TD Bank in Oaklyn, New Jersey, and handed the bank teller a note, which announced a robbery and demanded cash. The bank teller complied, and witnesses saw Stanford depart in a white SUV. On Feb. 24, 2020, Stanford entered the Republic Bank in Cherry Hill, and similarly handed the bank teller a note which announced a... Read more →

CNB Business News: South Jersey Gas Files Petition for Infrastructure Investment Program 

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – November 19, 2020 – South Jersey Gas, subsidiary of SJI (NYSE:SJI), today filed a petition with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) seeking approval of an Infrastructure Investment Program (IIP) that would accelerate planned capital expenditures to enhance the delivery of safe, reliable, affordable natural gas, create jobs, and support the State’s environmental goals. Under the proposed five-year program, beginning in June 2021, South Jersey Gas will invest approximately $742.5 million to replace 825 miles of aging steel mains and install Excess Flow Valves (EFVs) on new service lines. EFVs are mechanical safety devices designed to shut off the flow of natural gas automatically in the event of a service line break. The enhancements ensure the continued safety and reliability of the South Jersey Gas natural gas system. The Infrastructure Investment Program does not propose to change customer rates at this time, helping to... Read more →

Rutgers-Camden Student Bonded with Kids Over Superheroes

Published November 18, 2019 By Mary Anderson Ryan Brady was volunteering at a local school during his senior year at Rutgers–Camden when he bonded with kids over superheroes. “I asked, ‘Do you guys like Batman or Superman?’ Instantly I had a connection.” Ryan Brady CCAS’11 has developed two comic book series. The experience with the students inspired a big idea for Brady, a 2011 graduate who has a lifelong passion for comic books. His vision? “Batman is from Gotham, Superman is from Metropolis—so maybe there needs to be a Camden superhero.” As a child growing up with two older brothers who were into comic books, Brady wore Batman pajamas and always felt the comic book world was “so much cooler than real life.” With a knack for drawing, Brady started replicating the art he saw in comic books in the fifth grade and passed his work onto friends. Inspired by... Read more →

Comptroller for State of NJ to Investigate Previous Audits, Including Audit of EDA

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square Nov 25, 2020 (The Center Square) – The New Jersey Office of the State Comptroller will undertake reviews of four previous audits, including an audit of the Economic Development Authority (EDA) that found controls to monitor tax incentives were ineffective or nonexistent. files Last year, according to the agency’s Oversight and Outreach Plan, the state comptroller found deficiencies with EDA’s management and administration of tax incentive programs. According to the plan, the state found internal controls for monitoring the performance of tax incentive recipients “were ineffective or did not exist,” making it difficult for the EDA to determine if incentivized jobs were created or kept. The comptroller made 21 recommendations to the EDA, and the state will evaluate whether the recommendations have been implemented. “After we conduct an audit or investigation, we are required to review whether our recommendations have been followed... Read more →

Crafty Couture DIY Chalk Studio Now Open

AUDUBON, NJ-Jessica Wilson opened her business, Crafty Couture DIY Chalk Studio and More!, 102 Wyoming Avenue, on Saturday, Nov. 21. Photos of the opening appear below. Jessica is excited to introduce people to the world of chalk painting; “My desire is to make my customers feel like they’re stopping by for a cup of coffee in my living room. I want them to have lots of fun making beautiful things with me.” The store features unique decorative items and Chalk Couture projects for sale. Customers will be able to come in small, socially distant groups for Make and Take Classes. Potential projects will be both seasonal and general to appeal to every taste. More details, classes schedule, and the digital storefront are available on the website Front store window decorated for the holidays. Address is 102 Wyoming Ave (facing Merchant St) Audubon NJ 08106. Ribbon cutting ceremony with Commisions... Read more →

Arnetha E. Jackson, of Pennsauken and Camden City

Pennsauken - Formerly of Camden. Arnetha Elaine Jackson, the daughter of the late Clarence Lee Nokes Sr. and Alma Mae Smith Nokes, departed this life on Tuesday, November 17, 2020. She was born July 13, 1919 in Sterling Virginia. Arnetha was blessed with 101 years on this earth. At the time of her passing she was a resident of Cooper River West Rehabilitation and Nursing Home facility in Pennsauken, NJ. Neace, as she was called by family, was the fifth of nine children, and was predeceased by her siblings: brothers Franklin and Clarence, Jr., and sisters Carrie Elizabeth Nokes, Mildred Russ, Ida Mae Clark, Estella Brooks and infants Louise and Alma Mae. Arnetha retired from the Federal Government, Department of the Navy in Philadelphia. She later worked part-time as a crossing guard at a school near her home in Camden, NJ. She was a member of St. Augustine Episcopal Church... Read more →

Ways to Get Your Security Deposit Back at the End of Your Lease

(November 27, 2020)--All states around the country allow a landlord to collect a security deposit from you before you move into your new home. The purpose of this deposit is to cover any damage you cause during your stay. Therefore, if the landlord finds anything they are not happy with when your lease ends, they can take money from the security deposit to pay for repairs. Of course, everybody wants their security deposit back. It is often around another month’s worth of rent but other landlords can charge a lot more than this. So, you want to ensure that you get your security deposit back at the end of your lease. Here are some ways you can make sure that this happens. image courtesy of Treat the Property Like Your Own First of all, from the moment you move in, ensure that you treat the property as if you... Read more →

William P. Gies, of Blackwood and Deptford

Blackwood - On November 23, 2020. Age 62. Formerly of Deptford. Born in Philadelphia, PA on June 16, 1958 to the late Francis Gies and late Kathleen M. (nee Keegan). Survived by his brothers, George Gies (Dorothy), James Gies (Denise Mason-Gies) and Joseph Gies; his nieces, Margaret and Stephanie Gies and nephew, Wade Gies. Bill was a member of the VFW Post 7927 in Blackwood. At his request, services will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.comunder the obituary of William P. Gies. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN–HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City Ph:856-456-1142 Read more →

CROSSWORDS Video: Matt Braynard: Evidence of Vote Fraud Enough to Flip States

BY JOSHUA PHILIPP November 26, 2020 Updated: November 27, 2020 Significant evidence of vote fraud was revealed through data analysis and investigations by Matt Braynard, executive director of Look Ahead America. We had the pleasure of sitting down with Matt Braynard to look over his data and discuss his findings. These stories and more in this episode of Crossroads. Crossroads is an Epoch Times show available on Facebookand YouTube. RELATED: Great Newspaper, The Epoch Times IT AIN'T OVER TILL IT'S OVER CNBNews Oct./Nov. 2020 Cheers and Jeers Read more →

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against Cuomo's Lockdown of Religious Gatherings

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square New York City, USA. St. Patrick’s Cathedral is a Roman Catholic Church, located on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. (robertcicchetti/Getty Images) New York Gov. Cuomo was blocking Christians and Jews from worshiping in their churches and synagogues across the state of NY. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against his edict on Wednesday (The Center Square) – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo took time out from this Thanksgiving plans Thursday to dismiss a ruling late Wednesday by the U.S. Supreme Court that rejected his administration’s efforts to control the spread of COVID-19 by placing restrictions on religious gatherings. The nation’s top court ruled 5-4 in favor of the Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn and Agudath Israel of America, an Orthodox Jewish organization. Chief Justice John Roberts was one of the dissenters, but in his opinion, he said it was not necessary to rule on the “difficult... Read more →

Technical Specifications That Matter In A Trundle-Bed Purchase

image courtesy of Pinterest (November 27, 2020)--A trundle bed is a compact bed mattress and frame, which sits low to the ground to be stored right underneath the bed. The frame of the trundle bed comes with wheels so that you can easily roll the bed and use it. The bed is ideal for space-saving and will enable you to comfortably settle your guests when you have limited room available at your home. The majority of the trundle beds are available in twin sizes and support a thin mattress to help it fit easily right underneath a daybed. Specifications of a trundle bed When you have planned to purchase a trundle-bed, then there are several specifications that you must take a look at. Check below! The dimension of the space: You must know the accurate dimensions of the area where you will place the trundle bed. Take a measuring tape... Read more →

Gloucester Township Holiday House Decorating Contest

and Self-Drive Holiday Light Tour (Gloucester Township NJ)--Do you take pride in decorating your house for the holidays? Is your house considered the “showstopper” on the block? Do cars slow down to admire your elaborate holiday display? If so, we have the perfect contest for you! Mayor David Mayer and Council are excited to launch a new holiday tradition this year. We are giving residents the exciting opportunity to not only enter our 2020 Holiday House Decorating Contest, but also submit their house to Gloucester Township’s first ever Self-Drive Holiday Light Tour, if they wish to. The houses will be mapped out on an interactive map for our residents to drive by and enjoy! Contest entries can be submitted now through Monday, December 21st. Pictures can be emailed to Please NO VIDEOS. Residents will be encouraged to take a brief survey to vote on the best decorated house starting... Read more →

Warren W. Tavener, of Marlton and Gloucester City; Army Veteran & Boilermaker

MARLTON, NJ--On February 22 2006 of Marlton born and raised in Gloucester City. Age 72. Beloved husband of Virginia'Ginny' L. Tavener (nee Sarlo). Loving father of Thomas Tavener, Tammy Tavener, Tracy Evans (William), and Stephanie Tavener. Dear grandfather of Danielle Tara Jamie Heather Adam Kimberly Bryan Jonathan and Sage and dear great grandfather of 8. Sister-in-law Connie J. Cleary (Bill), Denise Kruger (Frank), many nieces and nephews. A veteran of the US Army Mr. Tavener was a Boilermaker NTL with Fisher Tank for 43 years. He was a transplant patient through the National Kidney Foundation and enjoyed vacationing with his wife to Florida Hawaii and Bermuda. Relatives and friends are invited to the viewing on Sunday from 7-9 PM at the Bradley Funeral Home Rt. 73 and Evesham Rd. Marlton and Monday from 10-11AM at the Catholic Church of St. Mary Springdale Road Cherry Hill where Mass will be held... Read more →

Additional Juveniles Charged in Connection with Fatal Beating of Homeless Man

Camden CITY, N.J. – Three additional juveniles have been charged in connection to the fatal beating of a homeless man in Camden, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki. A 12-year-old, 13-year-old, and 14-year-old have each been charged with one count of first-degree Murder and one count of second-degree Conspiracy to Commit Aggravated Assault. Police responded to the 1100 block of Kaighn Ave. in Camden shortly after midnight on June 25 for a report of an unresponsive man in the alleyway. When they arrived, they found a homeless man, identified as Bobby J. Hill Jr., 63, suffering from multiple injuries to the head. Hill was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. A medical examiner determined he died from blunt force trauma. A 17-year-old girl and 15-year-old boy were charged in connection to the fatal beating on June... Read more →

Evelyn C. Lonabaugh of Gloucester City, 88

Gloucester City - Evelyn C. Lonabaugh (nee Maddocks), age 88, passed away on Saturday November 21, 2020 at the Riverfront Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Pennsauken. Mrs. Lonabaugh spent her entire life in Gloucester City. Through the years she made her career as an office worker and devoted her life to her family as a wife, mother and homemaker. Evelyn is the widow of her late husband John Lonabaugh and is the mother of Jeannette Lonabaugh, Danielia Gallente, John Lonabaugh and Deborah Ksiezniak. She is the proud grandmother of 5 and great grandmother of 7. Relatives, friends and neighbors are invited to gather with the Lonabaugh family and share their heartfelt stories on Saturday afternoon between 12:00 and 1:00 pm at Creran Celebration Etherington & Creran Funeral Homes 700 Powell St. Gloucester City where a funeral ceremony will begin at 1:00 pm. Interment and a closing, graveside ceremony will immediately... Read more →

GSA Administrator Said She and Her Family Received 1000's of Threats

CNBNEWS EDITOR'S NOTE: It was reported by the Washington Post, New York Times, and other Left-wing media news sites that President Trump has given up his fight to overturn the election results. The media-based their reporting on a edited copy of the letter below written by the administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration. President Trump said those media sites got the story wrong; that he is continuing to fight the election results and will do so until all avenues are exhausted. Emily W. Murphy, Administrator, U.S. General Services Administration said she and her family have been threaten by who is not known. However, it is assumed that the threats did not come fromTrump supporters. "To be clear, I did not receive any direction to delay my determination. I did, however, receive threats online, by phone, and by mail directed at my safety, my family, my staff, and even my... Read more →

Shirley A. Marker, of Florida, and Audubon

Clearwater, FL - Shirley A. Marker (nee Dempsey)- Formerly of Audubon, NJ passed away on November 4, 2020 in Florida at the age of 68. Shirley was a long-time resident of Audubon, NJ before relocating to Clearwater, FL. Shirley was a former employee of the Borough of Audubon as well as a former member of the Audubon Junior Women's League and a volunteer of the Audubon Ambulance Service. She is predeceased by her loving husband, Robert, and her 2 sons, Andrew and Keith. She is survived by her daughter, Amanda Peidl (Karl) and many nieces and nephews. Interment will be private. Read more →

Lawyers for Trump: 700,000 Mail-in-Ballots Appeared from Nowhere in Pennsylvania

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square)(November 25, 2020)-- – Nearly 700,000 mail-in ballots appeared from “nowhere” in Pennsylvania, putting a thumb on the scale for former Vice President Joe Biden, the president’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, told state Republican senators on Wednesday. Giuliani, the public face of Trump’s legal efforts to overturn the election results in a handful of swing states – Pennsylvania chief among them – laid out his allegations for voter fraud before the Senate Majority Policy Committee in Gettysburg, just days after a federal court judge dismissed the claims as baseless. He said a special prosecutor should be appointed and those who orchestrated the election should face prosecution. “The judge said we want to disenfranchise 6 million people,” he said. “We want to disqualify 682,000 votes so that 6.4 million people aren’t disenfranchised by the cheating that went on here." Giuliani introduced panel... Read more →

Timothy J. Popiolek of Runnemede and Gloucester City

October 22, 1950 - November 21, 2020 On November 21, 2020 formerly of Gloucester City and Runnemede, NJ, age 70 yrs. Beloved son of the late Benjamin and Mary (nee Izworski). Dear brother of Frederick (Barbara) and the late Jeffrey. Loving Uncle of Fred (Gloria), Kirk (Rebecca), Meagan Smith (Bryant), and the late Stephen. Also survived by many great nieces, nephews, and close friends. Tim grew up in Runnemede, NJ and graduated from Camden County Vocational School. He worked for over 25yrs at Verchio’s Produce, Brooklawn. Tim was proud of his Polish heritage and enjoyed playing the accordion and collecting Polka records. He was as former member and 2nd Vice-President of the Polish American Citizens Club as well as the Polish American Heritage Club. He enjoyed cooking, baking and a good yard sale. Timmy will always be remembered as a generous and loving soul who loved to socialize and spoil... Read more →

New Jersey's Reef Network Expanded, Named Maher Terminals Reef

November 23, 2020 Deployment Video DEP News Release On October 28 and November 10, 2020, Bureau of Marine Fisheries staff expanded New Jersey's reef network through a deployment of nearly 6,000 tons of concrete on the Manasquan Inlet reef site. This new feature inside the Manasquan Inlet reef site will be called the Maher Terminals Reef in recognition of the donated material by Maher Terminals, located in Port Elizabeth, NJ. Material consisted of 151 concrete forms, measuring 40 feet x 8 feet x 1.5 feet each. The forms, once used for shipping container inspections, were no longer needed and were slated for demolition and disposal. Click to enlarge The structure of the reef, and the feeding opportunities provided by the animals growing on the reef, attract species such as black sea bass, tautog and lobster, and provide excellent opportunities for recreational anglers and divers. A Fully Colonized Reef Structure Click... Read more →

Only in NJ: State Transit at Risk of Missing Dec. 31 RR Safety Deadline

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square (The Center Square) – NJ Transit is the only railroad in the country “at risk of not fully implementing” a federally mandated safety system “on all its required main lines” by the end of the year, a federal agency said in a new report. The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced its conclusion based on railroads’ self-reported progress as of a Sept. 30 progress report. Congress has mandated railroads fully implement positive train control (PTC) systems by the end of the year. Nationally, PTC systems were either in operation or revenue service demonstration (RSD) on 99.6% of the 57,537 route miles where the system is required. As of Sep. 30, NJ Transit is operating a PTC system in RSD on about 48% of the 375.9 route miles where PTC is mandated. For a Nov. 12 board meeting, Parsons, the contractor handling the PTC project... Read more →

$120,000 EPA Grant to Cooper’s Ferry Partnership

Helps Camden Residents Reduce Health Risks in Their Homes NEW YORK (November 24, 2020) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it has awarded $120,000 through an Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving (EJCPS) Cooperative Agreement to Cooper’s Ferry Partnership located in Camden, New Jersey. The EPA funding will support work to help reduce risks of lead exposure, asthma and mold dangers. It will foster community education programs and the greening of public spaces. This agreement is one of 18 community-based organizations selected nationwide, totaling $2.1 million in funding distributed this year under EJCPS Cooperative Agreements. “Through this grant, Cooper’s Ferry will provide hands-on assistance for many Camden residents who may need advice on how to reduce lead, mold and asthma risks in their homes. EPA has a long history of partnering with the government and nonprofit groups in Camden, New Jersey to mitigate the environmental health risks that disproportionately... Read more →