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January 2021

NJDOT: Avoid Travel During Snow Storm

**Winter Weather Congestion Alert** source https://66.media.tumblr.com/ Difficult driving conditions expected through Tuesday (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today issued a Winter Weather Congestion Alertas heavy snow and winds are forecast to continue through Tuesday, February 2, which may result in difficult driving conditions. NJDOT is coordinating with... Read more →


PATCO SNOW SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY

Snow Schedule in effect for Monday, February 1 With the impending snowstorm, PATCO will begin running a snow schedule starting at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, February 1. All trains will operate at reduced speeds adding additional travel time. PATCO will monitor ridership and assess weather conditions throughout the day to determine... Read more →


Travel Alert: Commercial Vehicle Restrictions on NJ Interstate Highways Started at Noon

Restrictions do not apply to New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway, or Atlantic City Expressway (Trenton) (January 31, 2021)--– New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti has issued a commercial vehicle travel restriction on multiple Interstate highways in New Jersey starting at 12 noon, Sunday, January 31 based on... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: Anecdote from a U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker’s winter Arctic patrol

A Break in the Silence: Co-written by Petty Officer 1st Class Cynthia Oldham & Petty Officer 2nd Class Tedd Meinersmann On a month-long winter mission to project U.S. presence and sovereignty into the Arctic, and to conduct scientific research in the remote area, the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star, the nation’s... Read more →


IRS Criminal Investigation warns Pennsylvania Taxpayers about new Wave of COVID-19 Scams...

...as the second round of Economic Impact Payments are delivered PHILADELPHIA (PA) (January 30, 2021)— The Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation Division (IRS-CI) is warning Pennsylvania taxpayers about a new wave of COVID-19-related scams as the agency delivers the second round of Economic Impact Payments. In the last several months, IRS-CI... Read more →


NEW STUDY: Air Purifiers May Do More Harm Than Good...

...in Confined Spaces with Airborne Viruses A computation shows air purifiers in elevators and other confined spaces can actually increase saliva droplet dispersal, spreading COVID-19. 25-Jan-2021 10:00 AM EST, by American Institute of Physics (AIP) 3 favorite_border Talib Dbouk and Dimitris Drikakis The video shows the velocity contour isosurfaces and droplet... Read more →


Good News: Ocean State Job Lot Charitable Foundation Distributes PPE to Deptford Police

Members of the Deptford Police Department recently picked up their PPE donation from the Ocean State Job Lot store located at 409 Almonesson Road in Deptford, NJ Recipients include first responders in all 142 communities in which OSJL operates North Kingstown, RI – January 12, 2021 - Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic,... Read more →


WEEKLY WASTEBASKET GUEST OPINION: Executive Actions Don’t Replace Legislation

The president needs to work with lawmakers to effect durable change Weekly Wastebasket | January 29, 2021 With a new administration comes a flurry of executive actions (Executive Orders and Proclamations) directing the Executive branch on how to operate. Or in many cases on how not to operate – repealing previous... Read more →


Pre-Register Now for NJEDA's $10 Million Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program

Authority Will Open Program Pre-Registration on February 10, 2021 TRENTON, N.J. (January 27, 2021) - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) today announced it will open pre-registration for Phase 2 of its Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program at 9:00 a.m. EST on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. The $10 million... Read more →


Hellmann's Game Ad To Help Americans Make Taste, Not Waste

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know that 40% of all food in the U.S. goes to waste and 43% of that waste actually happens in our homes1? It's a shocking reality. This is why Hellmann's is committed to inspiring more than 100 million people around the... Read more →


James H. Gentile, "Jimmy Tomato," of Bellmawr; Brooklawn Legion Post 72 Member

James H. Gentile, "Jimmy Tomato," of Bellmawr, on January 31, 2021, surrounded by his loving family he passed away peacefully. Age 64. Loving son of the late Harold "Duke" and Helen (nee Porter) Gentile. Dear brother of Carol Price (Peter III), and the late Robert Gentile (Janet Johnson). Devoted Uncle of... Read more →


National Weather Service Predicts a Large Winter Storm is Headed this Way

(CNBNews)January 30, 2021)--The National Weather Service is predicting a large winter storm is headed to the Northeast early this week. More than 95 million Americans were under either a Winter Storm Warning, Watch, or Winter Weather Advisory. The storm is tracking east with a large shield of precipitation being ushered out... Read more →


NJ Senate Republicans call for investigative committee to probe nursing home deaths

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey Senate Republicans want Senate President Steve Sweeney, D-Gloucester, to form a bipartisan investigative committee to probe nursing home deaths in the Garden State. The 15 members of the Senate Republican caucus signed the letter to Sweeney. It follows... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: February Promotions at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City

Live Entertainment Serenade Your Sweetie with Motor City Live: The Classic Hits of Motown- Produced by Allen Valentine, this romantic series will feature Motown renditions of timeless love songs such as “Reach Out (I’ll Be There),” “This Old Heart of Mine,” “Please Mr. Postman” and more. Held under strict “Safe +... Read more →


28-Year-Old Sicklerville Man Shot and Killed in Camden

CNBNews graphic Camden City, N.J. – Detectives are investigating the Thursday night killing of a Sicklerville man, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. Officers responded to the 1300 block of Browning St. in Camden for a ShotSpotter activation around 9 p.m.... Read more →


PET FOR ADOPTION: MEET LOUISA

Louisa German Shepherd Dog Large Adult Female Available for Adoption Matawan, NJ 15 miles away Organization Contact Info: Husky House 391 Rt 34 Matawan, NJ 07747 Huskyhouseinc@gmail.com http://huskyhouse.org Louisa's Holiday Wish List! ​Meet Louisa. Louisa is looking for her loving forever home. An owner surrender, she is an even tempered girl.... Read more →


The New Voice Of The TurfMutt Foundation is Rescue Puppy Named Mulligan

(NAPSI)—A puppy named Mulligan has big paws to fill, but the mixed breed rescue dog is up to the challenge of becoming the new voice for the TurfMutt Foundation, says his new owner and guardian, Kris Kiser, President of the organization. Since 2009, Kiser’s rescue dog, Lucky, “pawed it forward” by... Read more →


Timothy M. Ross, of Mt. Ephraim, 63; Press Operator for Maggio Printing, Love to Fish

On January 25, 2021. Age 63. Of Mt. Ephraim. Born in Camden, NJ he was the son of the late Franklin T. and Elizabeth Ann (Ward) Ross. Tim is survived by his brothers, Gary Ross (Meagan), Ken Ross (Peggy); many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and many close friends. Tim... Read more →


Camden County Office of Emergency Management Receives Donation of KN95s Masks

Sam Spino, Camden County Emergency Coordinator accepts 14,000 brand new KN95 masks from Lori Leonard, CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Burlington and Mercer Counties, (Lindenwold, NJ) – The Camden County Office of Emergency Management recently began distributing approximately 14,000 brand new, individually wrapped KN95 masks into the community. The masks... Read more →


A List of Vaccination Sites in South Jersey Area

The following locations are available for eligible recipients to make an appointment to receive a vaccine. Appointments are limited. All listed vaccination sites may not have open appointments available immediately as the federal supply of vaccines to New Jersey remains limited. Burlington County Megasite - Moorestown Mall (Lord & Taylor) 400... Read more →


New Jersey American Water Invests $2.7 Million in Delran Infrastructure 

CAMDEN, N.J. – JAN. 26, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 14,200 feet of aging water main in Delran starting next week. The project also includes replacing 13 fire hydrants and 247 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging 6- and 8-inch... Read more →


CNBNews Salute to NJ College Students

American International College Announces Fall 2020 Dean's List SPRINGFIELD, MA (01/25/2021)-- American International College (AIC) in Springfield, Massachusetts, has named 640 students to the Dean's List for the fall 2020 semester. Dean's List students are full time students who have achieved a 3.3 to 4.0 GPA. AIC commends the efforts and... Read more →


Suspects Charged with Scheme to Defraud NJ Health Care of $4.5 Million

TRENTON, N.J. – Three New Jersey residents were arrested today for allegedly participating in a long-running scheme to defraud the New Jersey Traumatic Brain Injury Fund (TBI Fund), a publicly funded health care benefit program, of more than $4.5 million, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Harry Pizutelli, 62, of... Read more →


PROGRESS ON LEAD REMEDIATION IN NEWARK

TRENTON –Furthering the Murphy Administration’s comprehensive plan to reduce lead exposure and protect the safety of New Jersey’s drinking water, the DEP and the City of Newark have committed to new measures that will better protect public health and increase transparency while also resolving longstanding litigation with the Natural Resources Defense... Read more →


Mary Ellen Richardson 63, of Inverness Florida, formally from Gloucester City and Camden City

Mary Ellen Richardson (nee Fuchs), age 63 of Inverness Florida. Formally from Gloucester City and Camden City, N.J. received her wings and departed from us on January 20, 2021. Daughter of the late Raymond V. Fuchs and Julia E. Fuchs (nee Tracy). Sister to Juliann Marlino, Rebecca Gannon, Josephine Fuchs, Joan... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Investigating Theft Of A MV Left Running At Wawa Gas Pumps

The man who stole the vehicle is seen above; the second image is a picture of the vehicle he was driving BLENHEIM NJ (January 29, 2021)-- --On January 16, 2021 at 7:20 PM, the victim left their red Ford Escape running at the gas pumps, and went inside the Wawa store... Read more →


New York City Suspect Charged with Growing Marijuana at Chesterfield Farm

Hundreds of plants seized; Street value nearly $725k CHESTERFIELD – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Chesterfield Police Chief Kyle Wilson announced that a Brooklyn man has been charged with running a large-scale marijuana growing operation at a township farm. Weiming Liu, 57, was charged with Manufacturing Marijuana in a Quantity... Read more →


Pet for Adoption: Meet NUGGET

Nugget German Shepherd Dog / Mixed Medium Adult Male Available for Adoption Matawan, NJ 15 miles away Organization Contact Info: Husky House 391 Rt 34 Matawan, NJ 07747 Huskyhouseinc@gmail.com http://huskyhouse.org Nugget's Wish List Meet Nugget. Nugget is super friendly. He knows basic commands like "sit" and walks well on leash and... Read more →


2021 Tokyo Olympics: Can Athletes Use CBD Products?

Can athletes use CBD and CBD-based products? And what is the relationship of sports with cannabis use in general? Stay tuned to find out! With the Olympic cycle in full swing, questions about what substances athletes can legally use are the hottest topics. Drug use by athletes is one of the... Read more →


Anna Goldie (nee Raneri), of Bellmawr

Anna Goldie (nee Raneri), of Bellmawr, passed away peacefully, on January 26, 2021. Age 93. Loving wife of the late William Goldie. Devoted mother of Sharon Goldie and Sandra Cima (Rocco). She loved her family, especially her granddaughter, Amanda Petito (Andrew) and her grandsons Rocco Cima, Antonio Cima (Janaye) and Franco... Read more →


5 Expert Tips to Earn Traffic from Instagram

With Instagram establishing itself as a dominant force in the region of social media and social networking, your presence on these platforms ever grows more important in order for you to ‘exist’ in today’s world. Be it marketing your products or your goods and services, or just your own creative content,... Read more →


State Funding for NJ Schools Comes with a lot of Unknowns

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. BY JOHN MOONEY, EDUCATION WRITER There is uncertainty over what support districts can expect from the Murphy administration as overwhelming financial... Read more →


Pennsylvania Online Gambling Laws Explained

Why Online Gambling is Legal in Pennsylvania While the Federal Wire Act of 1961 prohibits online gambling across the US as a nation, the ultimate responsibility for legalizing sports betting and casino sites is held by the states. And this is precisely why it is possible for the residents of Pennsylvania... Read more →


Theresa M. (King) Gilham, 61, of Audubon; Graduate of Audubon HS Class of 78

Theresa M. (King) Gilham, 61, of Audubon NJ, was greeted with open arms by the lord on Monday, January 11, 2021. She is survived by her children Jennifer King (Brad Mastalski) Dianna King (Joseph Molluro), Robert Anthony King Jr.; grandchildren Kaylee Alexander, Alexis Mastalski, and James Molluro; and sister Kathleen M.... Read more →


LOVE YOUR MONEY: Philadelphia taxpayer burden fourth worst in the nation

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – A new report finds that Philadelphia’s budget deficit would cost each of the city’s 1.5 million residents $27,500 to balance, representing the fourth highest tax burden LOVE YOUR MONEY! Gloucestercitynews.net files) in the country. Truth in Accounting released its fifth... Read more →


Gertrude J. Wakeley "Trudy", Bellmawr, 93

Gertrude J. Wakeley "Trudy" (nee Bayer), on January 26, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 93. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Wakeley for 49 years. Devoted mother of Thomas Wakeley and Joann Duffield and stepmother of Dolores O'Neill (the late Joseph). Loving grandmother of Victoria Liebman (Todd), Pamela Wakeley (Jeremy Webb), Thomas... Read more →


What can Bingo Sites do to Attract More Players From Gloucester?

Online bingo sites are doing their utmost to attract as wide a range of players as possible by offering a totally new experience online. The game has tried to shed its past image, when it used to be associated mainly with the elderly. Now, internet bingo sites are bringing in much... Read more →


Special Shampoo from Poland Seized by Philadelphia CBP Officers

CBP officers discovered liquid ketamine inside 10 bottles of hair care products from Poland. PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized more than one gallon of liquid ketamine Saturday in Philadelphia. The parcel arrived from Poland as an express air shipment and manifested as dermatological skin and hair... Read more →


James J. Martin, III, of Cherry Hill, 78

On January 25, 2021, age 78. Of Cherry Hill. Loving and devoted husband of 54 years to Carol Martin (nee Oskiera). Loving father of Lisa Dragani and her husband Vincent and Patricia Roder and her husband, John. Cherished “Poppy” to his seven grandchildren, Thomas, Alex, Taylor, Jack, Caitlin, Riley and John... Read more →


How to Make Money on SoundCloud: Complete Guide

SoundCloud is one of the best platforms for all those who are trying to make a name in the music industry. Regardless of whether one is a musician, producer, or a label, SoundCloud works for all. In this article, we will discuss the benefits of using SoundCloud to upload your own... Read more →


OP-ED: This "Devout Catholic" has no Problem Stiffing the Pope

January 28, 2021 “Gender ideology is demonic. It militates against the order of creation." ~Pope Francis Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on President Biden's executive orders handed down today: On November 12, Pope Francis called President-elect Joe Biden to congratulate him on his electoral victory.... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Additional Hunting Opportunities to Open in February

Snow Goose Conservation Order and Youth Waterfowl Hunting Day Open; Multiple Hunting and Trapping Seasons Continue Additional waterfowl hunting opportunities are available in February with the opening of the Snow Goose Conservation Order Monday, Feb. 1 and a second special youth waterfowl hunting day Saturday, Feb. 6. Information for hunters is... Read more →


Justice Mekhi Hennix, age 21, Succumbs to Cerebral Palsy

Justice was born on March 18, 2004, to Angela McBeth, in Mount Holly, New Jersey. His seizure disorder began to surface around four weeks when he was hospitalized for seizure activity. By the end of that night, he experienced over 30 seizures. After weeks of testing, he was diagnosed with Pachgyria... Read more →


Attorney General of NY Says Cuomo Administration Failed to Report COVID 19 Deaths

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square (The Center Square) – A bombshell report by New York Attorney General Letitia James claims the Cuomo administration dramatically underreported the number of nursing home deaths due to COVID-19, and Gloucestercitynews.net files Republican leaders are calling for resignations at the highest levels. The report... Read more →


GHS Lady Lions win first two

Lady Lions defeated Lindenwold 58 - 12 on Tuesday and Thursday beat Lindenwold 50 - 10 in the Lions Colonial Conference debut behind seniors Crystal Johnson, Allyson Velez and Emily Keith. The Lions debut wins, came under the cloud of Covid Restrictions. No parents (not even seniors) who were allowed to... Read more →


Police Need Help Identifying / Locating Driver Involved in Camden City Hit-and-Run

Camden City, N.J. (January 28, 2021)– Detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying and locating the driver involved in a Jan. 27 fatal hit-and-run in Camden, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. Police responded to the 2600 block of Mt.... Read more →


After 25 Years of Service Gloucester City Police Corporal Bill Lessig Retires

CORRECTED Gloucester City, NJ (January 28, 2021)--The Gloucester City Police announced today the retirement of Corporal William Lessig who served the residents of the City for the past 25 years. . We would like to congratulate Cpl. William Lessig on his retirement today.Cpl. Lessig retired with 25 years of service to... Read more →


The Governor of NJ Defends Vaccination Registration System as Public Criticism Climbs

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. LILO H. STAINTON, HEALTH CARE WRITER The administration cites COVID-19 successes but fails to explain why the registration database isn’t linked... Read more →