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February 24, 2021

Shaw University Recognizes HBTI Presidential/Deans Fellows

Presidential/Deans Fellows Kathlene Judd and Yuri Yamamoto will help advance the mission of Shaw University Divinity School Shaw University Divinity School (SUDS) is excited to announce scholarships to two Historically Black Theological Institutions (HBTI) Presidential/Deans Fellows, Kathlene Judd and Yuri Yamamoto. "Shaw University is extremely proud to award Kathlene and Yuri with these scholarships," said Dr. Paulette Dillard, President of Shaw University. "These scholars represent the high caliber of students in our Divinity program and embody the University's commitment to exemplary achievement." "The Divinity School is excited to present these outstanding students with scholarships that will help to continue their dedicated work," said Dr. Johnny Hill, Dean of the Divinity School. "We are proud to equip these students with the tools they need to expand... Read more →


NJ News Commons: MURPHY SHARES $44.8B SPENDING PROPOSAL

2022 BUDGET: Yesterday, Gov. Phil Murphy delivered the state's 2022 budget address. Love Your Money Gloucestercitynews.net files The $44.8 billion plan is 10% bigger than last year's, but there are no new taxes to fund the increase. This budget features a full, $6.4 billion contribution to the state's pension system for public employees — the first of its kind since 1996. The state Legislature must sign-off on it by July 1. (NJ Spotlight / WHYY) More: Text of Murphy’s prepared budget address to Legislature (Politico) Republicans say budget won’t help NJ (ROI-NJ / NJ.com) Murphy budget would spend more on NJ unemployment upgrades after 11 months of problems. Is it enough? (NJ.com) How Murphy proposes to spend on job training, infrastructure, capital improvements and economic... Read more →


Consumer Tips: Dealing with Weather Alerts

February 23, 2021 by Colleen Tressler Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC Winter this year is turning out to have its own set of weather-related emergencies — and right now, all in the midst of a pandemic. Lots of us are really ready for the winter of 2021 to be over. But while we’re waiting, why not prepare (or see if you might already be prepared) for a weather-related emergency? The FTC’s site, Dealing with Weather Emergencies, has free practical tips to help you prepare for, deal with, and recover from a weather emergency like our friends across the South are seeing. It’s mobile-friendly, so you’ll have ready access to information when and where you need it. The page has four sections: Preparing for... Read more →


Online Gambling in North America: Where Can You Play?

Online gambling is incredibly popular in the UK, in several European countries, and in plenty more places. However, the rules for online gambling across North America is a little confusing, so where can you play online casino games and enjoy gambling? Take a look here to find out. USA While there are hundreds of brick-and-mortar casino venues across the United States, online gambling generally still isn’t allowed in the country. In 2011, the Department of Justice changed the way the Wire Act of 1961, which prohibits certain types of gambling businesses, acts. The change allowed individual US states to legalize and regulate online casino gambling and led the states of New Jersey, Nevada, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia to legalize online gambling, allowing users to... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Needs Your Help; Theft of Wholesale Outlet Vehicle

suspect above/see video below BLENHEIM/GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ--The pictured suspect exits a dark colored sedan parked at the adjacent Wawa Store, enters the rear parking area of the Wholesale Outlet Auto Sales on the Black Horse Pike in the Blenheim Section of Gloucester Township. The suspect enters the victim’s 2002 Ford F350, equipped with a Salt Dog snow plow (note American Flag on plow) and a Salt Dog spreader in the truck bed, and drives off with the vehicle toward Almonesson Road. The Ford F-350 does not have registration tags displayed. Stolen truck was equipped with a snow plow If you can identify the suspect in the video and photos call the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500, or call our GTPD Anonymous Crime Tip Line:... Read more →


Wreaths Across America 2021 Race Program

Expanded partnership with event-management and timing company CompetitorME provides a variety of options for supporters looking to log miles while raising funds to support the mission! COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine — Feb. 23, 2021 — Today, Wreaths Across America (WAA) proudly announces its 2021 Race Program which will include a 737-mile virtual ESCORT TO ARLINGTON CHALLENGE, two virtual RUNNING FOR WREATHS options (5K and 10K available) in May and September, and one in-person STEM TO STONE REMEMBRANCE RUN this July, with a virtual option. This year’s race program is the result of an expanded partnership with event-management and timing company CompetitorME, after a successful inaugural year in 2020 where eight virtual road races were held across the country. The variety of options for supporters provides an... Read more →


Top Side Hustle Ideas To Make Some Extra Money On The Side

Earning a little extra income alongside your full-time job is never a bad idea. Not only will it allow you to potentially save more, but it also means you have some extra disposable income that can be used to buy the things you enjoy in life. There are many ways in which you can potentially earn a side income, from tutoring others in the evening to creating a blog. Below we look into four ways you can make some extra income. Start a Blog Blogs are a great way to stay in touch with your friends and family. They are also a way to share the things you love with the world and potentially earn some extra money. When starting a blog, try a base... Read more →


Calvin A. Tomlin, of Bellmawr/Philly; The Sweetest, Kindest, Most Loving Man Ever

"I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good thing, therefore, that I can do, or any kindness I can show to any fellow human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer nor neglect it, For I shall not pass this way again." Today we lost the sweetest, kindest, most loving man in the world. TOMLIN, CALVIN A. (SONNY), of Bellmawr and Philadelphia, passed away February 19, 2021, at the age of 93. Devoted husband of the late Emma (née Strang). Predeceased by his loving mother Margaret (née Dougherty) and father Frank; by his brothers Joseph and William, and his sister Evelyn; and by his first grandchild Debra. Adored father of Gail (Patrick) Tomlin-Cooper; and Steven (Angela). Proud grandfather of... Read more →


NJ Top 5 for Most Flood-Prone Homes in Nation

The First Street Foundation released the Cost of Climate report this week. The report found that New Jersey is number 4 for residential properties at risk within Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHA). There are 94,146 residential properties in New Jersey that have a substantial flood risk, with an expected collective loss of $415.4 million this year. According to the report, properties with federal food insurance within the SFHA are projected to see losses averaging $5,676 (almost 3 times the average premiums). “This very disturbing report shows how New Jersey is not prepared for sea-level rise or climate impacts. It is downright scary that we’re number 4 in the nation for flood-prone properties. This new report raises another alarm bell when it comes to flooding in... Read more →


Jay R. Brad Classic Ford Auto Collector, Select M & T/Northeast Medical Owner

Jay R. Brad, On February 18, 2021, of Runnemede. Age 59. Beloved husband of Margaret "Peg" (nee Hutchinson). Devoted father of Amanda Cook (Rob), Megan Brad and his third child, his cat Snowflake Brad and grand-cats Tiger and Echo. Brother of Carolyn Lore (the late Ron Lore), Joann Cathart (Charlie) and the late Joseph Brad. Brother-in-law of Jeanie Brad. Dear son of the late Joseph and Martha (nee Dolt). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Jay was an avid collector of classic Fords and loved to fish in his free time. Jay worked as a machinist and was the owner of Select Machine and Tool, Inc. and Northeast Medical Systems. There will be a visitation from 5pm to 7pm on Friday at GARDNER FUNERAL... Read more →


Home Country: Dad-gum ol’ Doc

Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor Nature hates a vacuum, and so does Windy Wilson. The other day, emerging from the drug store, he looked around, and, finding no handy audience, spoke instead to the world. “Dad-gum ol’ Doc, anyway,” he said. “He’s one-a my bestest pals, but if you go to him for a mizz-ry, he makes you do some things and quit doin’ some other things. Them things Doc wants you to do you don’t wanna do, and the things he wants you to quit doin’ are stuff you bin savin’ up to do a buncha years now. “Now ol’ Doc didn’t even know he done it, but he proved to me that we had some a-them space alienated bein’s for ancestors. Oh, they’s... Read more →


Rutgers Confronts Ties to Slavery With New Historical Markers

President Jonathan Holloway announces plaques will be installed at four New Brunswick locations this spring Rutgers is taking new steps to acknowledge its connection to slavery and racial injustice with the creation of four additional historical markers that tell the story of its early benefactors whose families made their fortunes through the slave economy. The markers shed new light on some of the most prominent names memorialized on the Rutgers-New Brunswick campus, including the university’s first president, Jacob Rusten Hardenbergh, and New Jersey’s first governor, William Livingston. “These markers are an invitation for us to talk about the complicated legacies of namesakes and the complicated ways in which blood money from slavery is woven into old institutions like Rutgers,” Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway said at... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing NJ: Fish and Wildlife's Skillful Angler Program

This year marks the 38th anniversary of the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife's Skillful Angler Program. For almost four decades the Division has been recognizing anglers who catch fish of "not quite record" size but large enough to have tested the angler's skill and be worthy of recognition in each of the freshwater and marine species categories. The Skillful Angler Program is designed to supplement the New Jersey State Record Fish Program. Significant changes were made in January of 2015. Although the program's three divisions remained the same (Adult, Junior, and Catch and Release), there are now categories creating more opportunities for qualifying fish to earn the angler a series of personalized certificates: Specialist Angler - catch five qualifying fish of the same... Read more →


Bitcoin as Digital Currency Transaction Tool to Manage Online Operations

This is the era of Digital currency and the trend to make safe and secure investment plans are getting famous due to having great profit returns. Bitcoin is a digital currency that has a great reputation and importance being as online fast processing. Make sure, how to get satisfied and how to match with your interests and the specialties to achieve your objectives and to make sure how to get satisfied and how to match with your specialties and the interests levels to proceed through the genuine way. With the passage of time, Bitcoin is a widely accepted electronic medium of exchange and getting fame day by day. There are numerous online platforms and creative feature plans which are helping the people and providing a... Read more →


CNB Medical News: Do People with Migraine Get Enough Exercise?

Two-and-a-Half Hours of Exercise a Week May Reduce Migraine Triggers by American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Newswise — MINNEAPOLIS – More than two-thirds of people with migraine do not get enough exercise, according to a preliminary study released today, February 23, 2021, that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 73rd Annual Meeting being held virtually April 17 to 22, 2021. The study found that people who do get a minimum of two-and-a-half hours of moderate to vigorous exercise a week had a reduced rate of migraine triggers like stress, depression and sleep problems. “Migraine is a disabling condition that affects millions of people in the United States, and yet regular exercise may be an effective way to reduce the frequency and intensity... Read more →


February 25 Pick-6 Drawing Reaches $3.8M

TRENTON (Feb. 23, 2021) – The Pick-6 drawing on February 22 produced 11 winners of $2,497 for matching five out of six white balls drawn. Two of those tickets were purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prizes to $9,988. The winning numbers for the Monday, February 22, drawing were: 05, 10, 31, 35, 37 and 40. The XTRA Multiplier was: 04. By adding XTRA for an additional $1.00 per play, winners are able to multiply their non-jackpot prizes by the XTRA number drawn. The $3.8 million drawing will be held Thursday, February 25, 2021. Read more →


Philly Man Charged with Selling Drugs that Killed Two Bucks County Residents

Ibrahim Khalil “Lil” Diabate A Philadelphia man is responsible for delivering the heroin-fentanyl mixture that led to the 2018 overdose deaths of two Bucks County residents. Ibrahim Khalil “Lil” Diabate, 27, was arraigned Friday on two counts each of drug delivery resulting in death, criminal use of a communication facility, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and involuntary manslaughter. Diabate is currently incarcerated at the State Correctional Institution-Mercer on drug-dealing charges. He was arraigned Monday morning before Magisterial District Judge Michael W. Gallagher who set bail at $2 million. Through an extensive investigation by Bucks County Detectives, Central Bucks Regional Police, Bensalem Police and Northampton Township Police, Diabate was identified as the person who sold the drugs that... Read more →


How to Reduce Vibrations in Machines

In machinery, vibration can be exemplified by the oscillation or motions of mechanical components. Some of the most common machines we see in our day-to-day lives are pumps, generators, engines, and so on. All of these produce vibration. In any industrial environment, mechanical vibrations are common and expected. It’s a crucial part of the machinery, in fact. Though too much of it could mean trouble, vibrations are unavoidable when using heavy machinery. But these vibrations can sometimes go against industry standards or permeate dissatisfaction among the clientele. What causes these vibrations? It can be a difficult question to answer, but it should not be ignored. If you want to prevent mechanical vibration, then knowing what causes them is essential. Machines produce vibration essentially from two... Read more →


WalletHub: NJ Worst State to Retire In

By Mary Stroka | The Center Square contributor The Center Square) – Based on affordability, quality of life, and health care factors, The Garden State is the worst state to retire in, according to a recent analysis from WalletHub on the 50 states. New Jersey's overall score was 37.41 across affordability, quality of life, and health care factors. Florida, which was ranked the best state for retirees, had a score of 61.09. “New Jersey is the worst state for retirees, and there is a lot to work on here,” WalletHub analyst and communications director Jill Gonzalez told The Center Square via email. “For example, increasing tax friendliness would lower retirees' cost of living, as would financing clinics for the elderly. Other things that would improve... Read more →


From Prof to Professional: Anyssa Sanchez '17

NJIT photo credit to Lamar Carter story by Joe Nicolo '22 GLASSBORO, NJ - There are some people in this world who tend to leave a lasting impact on everyone and everything in their path. Anyssa Sanchez is one of those people. Rowan University is one of those places lucky enough to have been included in her journey and the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is certainly next on the list. After playing for and coaching the women's basketball team at Rowan, Sanchez landed a job as the Director of Basketball Operations at NJIT. Hailing from Pine Hill and attending Sterling High School, Sanchez earned 12 letter awards in basketball, track & field and volleyball. After graduating, she decided to continue her basketball career... Read more →


Game On Grant Program to Support Local Recreational Events 

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., February 23, 2021 – South Jersey Gas, a subsidiary of South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE: SJI), today announced the kick-off of its annual Game On Grant Program providing twenty $1,000 grants to recreational organizations in its service territory, serving children ages four to eighteen. The grants provide critical support needed to sustain local, community-centered athletic programs, leagues, clubs, associations and recreational organizations for children. To qualify, recreational services must be coordinated primarily through volunteer efforts and the grant must support a traditional youth sport including, but not limited to baseball, softball, soccer, football, basketball, wrestling, cheerleading, volleyball, tennis, lacrosse, golf, field hockey, hockey and swimming. For additional information, to see past winners and apply, visit southjerseygas.com/community. All entries must be received by... Read more →


Christians Beware of the Equality Act; Tell Your Congress Member to Vote No

Bill Donohue |CNBNews Contributor February 22, 2021 Catholic League president Bill Donohue explains why the Equality Act is flawed: According to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the Equality Act is "about ending discrimination"; President Joe Biden agrees. That may be its intent, but its effect is to promote the most comprehensive assault on Christianity ever written into law. This explains why the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has been fighting this proposed law for years. Most recently it said the Equality Act "would discriminate against people of faith." The Catholic League and many other civil rights and religious organizations have also sounded the alarm. The Equality Act has two major goals: it would amend the 1964 Civil Rights Act to include sexual orientation and gender... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Montclair State 2020-2021 Women's Swimming and Diving Team MONTCLAIR, NJ (02/23/2021)-- Montclair State University recognizes the 2020-2021 Women's Red Hawk swimming and diving team. Freshman Gianna Antonelli of Marlton (08053), majoring in Undeclared. Sophomore Erin Barrett of Cinnaminson (08077), majoring in Nutrition. The Red Hawks are led by 32nd-year Head Coach Brian McLaughlin. To view the schedule, live-streamed video and updated stats for each game, visit: https://montclairathletics.com/sports/womens-swimming-and-diving/schedule Go Red Hawks! Montclair State University is a research doctoral institution ranked in the top tier of national universities. Building on a distinguished history dating back to 1908, the University today has 11 colleges and schools that serve 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students with more than 300 doctoral, master's and baccalaureate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 252-acre suburban... Read more →