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January 16, 2021

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Board and Train Programs

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor Recently, I read a disturbing post on social media. In it, a broken-hearted dog owner bemoaned the fact that her puppy had been given over to a training facility which insisted on keeping the pup for eight weeks in order to train the dog properly. During that period of time the owner was not allowed to have any contact with the dog and all correspondence was via email messages. I expressed my disapproval and was promptly told by a representative of the training program that "nobody cares what you think." I would like to make myself... Read more →


Rose Marie McCarthy, of Runnemede

Rose Marie McCarthy (nee McWillliams), on January 14, 2021, of Runnemede, NJ; formerly of Southwest Philadelphia, PA. Age 82. Devoted mother of Michele Balsama (Bossie), Maureen McCarthy, and the late Michael McCarthy. Cherished Grandmom of Kelly Ann (Joe), Mikey (Sissy), Candace, Christina (Grant), and Nicky (Brittney) and loving Great Grandmom of Ally, Demi, Ava, Emma, and Baylee. Dear mother-in-law of Cathy McCarthy and longtime friend Sal. Preceded in death by 3 siblings. Also survived by nieces and nephews. There will be a visitation from 10:45am to 11:45am Saturday, January 23rd at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Mass 12:30pm Holy Child... Read more →


Justice Dept: Cumberland County Jail Failed to Prevent Inmate Suicides; 7 or More Have Died

NEWARK, N.J. (January 15, 2021)-– The Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey today announced that they believe the Cumberland County Jail failed to take measures to prevent inmate suicides and provide adequate mental health care. Cumberland County Jail The Justice Department began its investigation nearly two and a half years ago after there were at least six suicides in a span of three years, according to NJ Advance Media. The media outlet reported in June, 2018 that Cumberland County Jail Warden Richard Smith confirmed that an investigation was underway.... Read more →


Salvatore M. Sonessa, of Runnemede, 49

Salvatore M. Sonessa, "Sonny", on January 13, 2021, of Runnemede. Age 49. Beloved son of the late Jerry and Margaret (nee Lehman) Sonessa. Devoted brother of Margaret Gicking (George), Gerald Sonessa, and the late Michael Sonessa. Loving companion of Alicia Christaldi-Bruno. Sonny was a charismatic individual with a memorable personality. He loved cooking and physical fitness. Services are private at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sonny's memory to Heartland Hospice, 1385 Chews Landing Road, Laurel Springs, NJ 08021. https://www.gardnerfuneralhome.com Read more →


NJ Business & Industry Association Files Amicus Brief Re: Pennsylvania's Business Closures

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association has filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in support of a recent lower court decision addressing the constitutionality of key aspects of Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 emergency orders. In its filing, NJBIA argues that, while a state’s chief executive should have broad powers to act to protect public health during an emergency, those powers are not unlimited and must be subject to constitutional limitations. NJBIA further contends that while deference is rightfully given to government to act in the early stages of a public health emergency, those... Read more →


27 Month Prison Sentence for Penn National Horse Trainer Upheld by Appeals Court

(CNBNews)(January 15, 2021)The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on Jan. 11, 2021, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed both the conviction and 27-month prison sentence of Murray Rojas, age, 54, of Grantville, Pennsylvania. That sentence was imposed by Senior U.S. District Court Judge Sylvia H. Rambo on May 6, 2019, after Rojas was convicted by a jury on multiple counts of causing prescription animal drugs to become misbranded in violation of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA), as well as conspiracy to commit misbranding. According to Acting U.S.... Read more →


Chris Farrell: China Is Exploiting America’s Universities To Steal Vital Research

From Chris Farrell’s Op-Ed for The Daily Caller: Communist China has been engaging in a systematic program to co-opt American higher education institutions and steal U.S. intellectual property. And many schools have been less than forthcoming about the vast sums they have received from Beijing. A study published in June found that over 70 American universities receiving major funding from the Chinese government failed to report these grants, as required by law. Section 117 of the Higher Education Act mandates that schools report “any gifts from, or contracts with, foreign sources with a value of $250,000 or more in a... Read more →


An overview of Lemon Laws and how consumers can benefit from it

(CNBNews)(January 16, 2021)--If you buy a defective vehicle, it can have devastating effects on your life, and you must seek legal help from Goodman Lemon Law. Legal help can help to set things right so that you get a replacement at the soonest or at least get a refund. This is a typical example of consumer protection with the help of Lemon Laws that extend beyond vehicles to other consumer products or services, defined as Lemons as it fails to meet the desired purpose or quality. Only if the product in question has defects that affect its safety, value, or... Read more →


Grove City College's Marc Ebiri of Medford and classmates win national recognition for chapter

GROVE CITY, PA (01/12/2021)-- Grove City College Physics student Marc Ebiri of Medford and classmates win national recognition for chapter. The Grove City College chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) has won an Outstanding Chapter Award from the SPS National Office - again. The Grove City College chapter has been repeatedly recognized for its excellence as a top-tier student-led physical sciences organization, a designation given to fewer than 10 percent of all SPS chapters at colleges and universities in the United States and internationally. Physics Professor DJ Wagner is the chapter's advisor. "Our officers do a fantastic job... Read more →


Despite Turmoil With Last Nov. Paper Ballots, NJ Adds More Drop Boxes for Future Elections

Editor’s Note: This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. The article is available for reprint under the terms of Votebeat’s republishing policy. GENESIS OBANDO | JANUARY 14, 2021 | NJ DECIDES 2021 Counties in New Jersey are adding more drop boxes for voters to use in future elections, but officials across the state are not sure how those elections will look considering how COVID-19 drastically changed the process in 2020. The open question now is if the state will hold elections primarily with voting machines, mail-in ballots, or a... Read more →


New Study Shows Why Antihistamines Often Don't Help Eczema Patients

14-Jan-2021 4:50 PM EST, by Washington University in St. Louis Illustration by Madison Mack Research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that cells in the blood called basophils (brown in illustration) can react to allergens (round honeycomb shapes) in the environment and send itch signals to nerve cells, leading to episodes of severe itch in eczema patients that can't be treated by antihistamines. Newswise — In addition to a skin rash, many eczema sufferers also experience chronic itching, but sometimes that itching can become torturous. Worse, antihistamines — the standard treatment for itching and allergy —... Read more →