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GLASSBORO, NJ– Softball pitchers Emily August and Alexa Saccomanno led Rowan University over Stockton University, 8-0 and 3-1. The Profs had a perfect game in the opener. August (2-1) threw four innings and recorded a career high eight strikeouts. Saccomanno was on the mound for the fifth inning. The game ended after five innings because of the eight run rule. Catcher Korie Hague totaled three hits (three at bats), two doubles, four RBIs and one run. Right fielder Mariah Wysocki recorded a three run homer in the first inning. Left fielder Morgan Zane added two hits and scored two runs.... Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: Boulder Police Officer Eric Talley KILLED

Police Officer Eric Talley Boulder Police Department, Colorado End of Watch Monday, March 22, 2021 Police Officer Eric Talley, 51, was shot and killed at about 2:30 pm while responding to an active shooter incident at the King Sooper grocery store at 3600 Table Mesa Drive. Officer Talley was the first officer to arrive at the scene and was shot as he engaged the gunman. The subject was taken into custody a short time later after being wounded. The subject murdered a total of 10 people, including Officer Talley, during the incident. Officer Talley had served with the Boulder Police... Read more →

Shooting in Edgewater Park; Two Dead

EDGEWATER PARK – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Edgewater Park Township Police Chief Robert D. Hess announced that two men were fatally shot early this morning inside a vehicle in the parking lot of a Woodlane Road apartment complex. The investigation began after officers from the Edgewater Park Township Police Department were called to the Orchard Park Apartments at 12:20 a.m. for a reported shooting. Upon arrival they discovered that shots had been fired into a vehicle containing four occupants, fatally striking the driver and a rear-seat passenger. The driver was identified as Sadiel Gonzalez, 25, a resident of... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: ICE removes aggravated felon wanted for sexual assault of a child in Mexico

LAREDO, Texas — Officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement removed aggravated felon, David Neri-Dominguez, 38, an unlawfully present Mexican man wanted for aggravated assault of a child in his home country of Mexico, Monday. On Feb. 3, 2017, Mexican authorities issued an arrest warrant against Neri-Dominguez for the aggravated assault of a child. Additionally, Neri-Dominquez has a 2008 felony conviction issued by the U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas, for possession with intent to distribute marijuana that carried a sentence of 41 months. In 2018, Neri-Dominquez was also charged and convicted in the U.S. of illegal reentry. Neri-Dominquez... Read more →

TO THE POINT:  Rutgers–Camden Filmmaking and theater students join forces

For virtual production of “Anything Goes.” CAMDEN CITY– While most theater is shut down due to the pandemic, Rutgers University–Camdenstudents in the theater and filmmaking programs are collaborating to present a virtual production of “Anything Goes.” The Department of Visual, Media, and Performing Arts will stream the 1934 Cole Porter musical from Thursday, April 22 to Sunday, April 25. Tickets are $10 for general admission; $7 for seniors; and $5 for students, faculty, staff, and alumni, and can be purchased at Patrons will be sent an access link to view the production any time through 11:45 p.m. April 25.... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Pittsburgh’s Pirates Possibly Peeved after CBP Seizes Shipments of Eye Patches

CBP officers seized medicated eye patches in Pittsburgh that were unapproved for use in the U.S. PITTSBURGH – There are likely to be some perturbed plundering pirates pillaging around Pittsburgh, but U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) only wants to ensure that they sack the city safely. That’s because CBP officers seized 3,740 potentially harmful medicated eye patches on Saturday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration determined to be unapproved for sale in the United States. The patches initially arrived in two shipments from Hong Kong. The first shipment arrived on January 4 and consisted of 2,300 medicated eye... Read more →

White House Reporter Ronald Crump, "Mr. Biden, Why are you a total loser?"

WASHINGTON, D.C.—At Biden's first press conference Thursday, March 25, 2021, most of the questions were thoughtful and pointed, with reporters asking things like "Why are you so amazing?" and "We demand you tell us your secret to being so incredible!" But one reporter went further than the others. The reporter, a new CNN recruit, Ronald Crump, jumped up and asked, "Mr. Biden, why are you a total loser?" Ronald Crump, new White House Press reporter (image courtesy of the Babylon Bee "Hey, come on, Jack!" Biden replied. "That's just uncalled for." READ BABYLON BEE ARTICLE Read more →

CNB Business: Four Attorneys from the Epstein Law Firm, P.A. Honored

The Epstein Law Firm, P.A. is proud to announce that four of their attorneys have been recognized for annual honors conferred by the Super Lawyers rating service and publication. For 2021, four members of the Epstein Law Firm, P.A. have been recognized by Super Lawyers for their excellence and service delivered to our firm’s clients. Attorneys Barry Epstein, Michael Epstein, and April Gilmore have all again been named to Super Lawyers, a designation conferred on less than five percent of all attorneys in the state of New Jersey. Recognition by Super Lawyers is conferred on those attorneys who enjoy significant... Read more →

The Center for Arts Education and Social Emotional Learning

WARREN, N.J. (March 24, 2021) — Arts Ed NJ, the unified voice for arts education in New Jersey, has launched The Center for Arts Education and Social Emotional Learning (, a national institution dedicated to illuminating the intersection between arts education and social emotional learning (SEL) to facilitate the application of SEL-informed arts education. The intrinsic connection between arts education and SEL is an emerging area of study and practice that has become a topic of increasing priority in the education sector internationally. It is a process intended to provide students and teachers with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed... Read more →

John E. Park, Camden City Auxiliary Police Officer, Cub Scout Leader

Little Egg Harbor, formerly of Gloucester City, NJ, passed away on March 24, 2021. Age 76. Born in Camden, NJ, he was a resident of Gloucester City, NJ until moving to Little Egg Harbor in 2011. He was the son of the late Mary M. Park, and was predeceased by his wife of 50 years, Barbara in April of 2020. John is survived by his son, John R. Park (Dianne Rene); grandchildren, Trinity, Ashleigh, Danielle, Debra, Nicole, Jonathan, Tyler; great grandchildren, Natalie and Remy. John worked for more than 50 years as a mechanic/ boiler maker with Aluminum Shapes in... Read more →

Man in Browns Mill Charged with Making Videos of Himself Sexually Assaulting an Underage Girl

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David King announced that a 27-year-old Browns Mills man is charged with taking pictures and making videos of himself sexually assaulting an underage girl last year on multiple occasions. Cody Rodriguez, of the first block of Clubhouse Road, was charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault (First Degree), Sexual Assault (Second Degree) and four counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (First Degree, Second Degree and two Third Degree). Rodriguez was taken into custody yesterday and lodged in the Burlington County Jail in Mount Holly pending a detention hearing in Superior... Read more →

Another Closure for the Direct Connection Project in Bellmawr

I-76 eastbound Exit 1A ramp to I-295 southbound to be closed and detoured overnight Closure necessary for drainage work (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the I-76 eastbound Exit 1A ramp to I-295 southbound will be closed and detoured tonight as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Friday, March 26, until 6 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, March 27, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., will close the I-76 eastbound Exit 1A ramp to I-295 southbound to replace construction barrier. The work is unrelated to the issue with the retaining... Read more →

Polistina Says Mazzeo Should Apologize

March 26, 2021 - Former Assemblyman and successful small businessman Vince Polistina today challenged incumbent Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo to follow the lead of Democratic Senate President Steve Sweeney and apologize for his vote to approve $4.2 billion in what turned out to be unnecessary borrowing, made worse by the fact that the debt was non-callable. "Given that Assemblyman Mazzeo is a reliable rubber stamp for party bosses, I don't see why this would be any different," said Polistina. "Just like Senate President Sweeney did yesterday, Assemblyman Mazzeo should apologize for his fiscally irresponsible vote to borrow over $4 billion dollars... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: The Rev. Franklin Graham's Views on The Decline of America

On January 30, 2015, Franklin Graham, the son of the late Billy Graham, at the First Baptist Church, in Jacksonville, Florida, gave his opinion on the future of the United States and what he felt was the decline of America's values. Franklin Graham stated Time is like a river. You cannot touch the water twice, because the flow that has passed will never pass again. The American dream ended on November 6th, 2012. The second term of Barack Obama has been the final nail in the coffin for the legacy of the white Christian males who discovered, explored, pioneered, settled,... Read more →


The popularity of cycling around the world is growing every season, exceeding 2 billion in 2020. And women, like men, are happy to sit on a bicycle and pedal tirelessly. However, the variety of styles and models makes choosing a bike difficult, especially for women. After all, they want to get not just the best bike, but certainly a woman's one. Manufacturers studied the rating of preferences of the fair sex, took into account their wishes and developed a special bike for them. Further scientific developments and technical progress have made it possible to improve bicycle bikes, and the best... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Bobsledder Volunteered for Combat in Afghanistan

Sports Heroes Who Served: March 9, 2021 | BY David Vergun , DOD News Sports Heroes Who Served is a series that highlights the accomplishments of athletes who served in the U.S. military. Bobsledding is in Olympian John Napier's DNA. Napier's father, William, a former Marine, was a bobsled driver from the 1960s to the 1980s and later became president of USA Bobsled and Skeleton, the sport's official governing body in the U.S. Napier's mother, Betsy, also drove bobsleds. The family often traveled from their Schenectady, New York, home to Lake Placid, New York, to bobsled. John learned how at... Read more →

GOOD NEWS: New Jersey sees better job numbers in February

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) (March 25, 2021)– Total nonfarm wage and salary employment in New Jersey increased by 10,700 in February, improving meager job growth numbers reported a month ago. The Garden State has regained 364,000 of the jobs lost in March and April 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic. That represents about 51 percent of the lost jobs. The state’s unemployment rate for February was 7.8%, unchanged from January. The January rate was revised down by 0.1 percentage point. “New Jersey picked up 10,700 jobs in February (12,100 in the private sector),”... Read more →

New Study: Scientists find evidence that novel coronavirus infects the mouth’s cells

NIH-funded findings point to a role for saliva in SARS-CoV-2 transmission. An international team of scientists has found evidence that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, infects cells in the mouth. While it’s well known that the upper airways and lungs are primary sites of SARS-CoV-2 infection, there are clues the virus can infect cells in other parts of the body, such as the digestive system, blood vessels, kidneys and, as this new study shows, the mouth. The potential of the virus to infect multiple areas of the body might help explain the wide-ranging symptoms experienced by COVID-19 patients, including... Read more →

*Scott James, Adelphi Alum, and Emmy-Winning Journalist will Discuss an Infamous Nightclub Fire

GARDEN CITY, NY (03/25/2021) On Wednesday, April 7, Adelphi University will host a conversation with Emmy-winning journalist, author and Adelphi alumnus Scott James about his book Trial by Fire: A Devastating Tragedy, 100 Lives Lost, and a 15-Year Search for Truth. Adelphi's President Christine Riordan will talk with James about what compelled him to reexamine one of America's deadliest criminal cases, the death of 100 people in a fire started by a pyrotechnic display at a Rhode Island concert in 2003. Scott James Veteran journalist and fiction author Television news Emmy award winner "Trial by Fire: Writing the Book That... Read more →

CNBMedical News: NIH, DC government form partnership to reduce sleep-related infant deaths

Three-year partnership will develop D.C. project for infant safe sleep education and outreach. Wednesday, March 24, 2021 The National Institutes of Health and the District of Columbia government are teaming up to raise awareness among District parents and caregivers about how to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death, such as accidental suffocation. Although many U.S. states and territories have seen decreases in sleep-related infant deaths over the last few years, the District’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner reported an increase in these deaths between 2014 and 2018. Sleep-related causes... Read more →

CNB Fishing News MD: Saturday Marks the Opening of the Spring Trout Season

by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist. March 24, 2021 Photo by Tom Marble To anglers and hunters, a traditional opening day can be described as Christmas and your birthday rolled into one. This Saturday, March 27, marks what many consider the opening of the spring trout season in Maryland. The trout hatchery and stocking program has worked hard under some tough conditions to bring the public the best trout possible so don’t miss the fun this weekend and for the next couple of months. This is a wonderful way for families and our younger anglers to... Read more →

Melvyn Waldo, of Atco; Services Friday

Maple Shade – On March 5, 2021. Formerly of Atco. Survived by his devoted and loving caregivers at Palace Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and the Arc of Camden County. Melvyn was born in Philadelphia, PA and attended Temple University. He attended Reformed Episcopal Seminary for one year. Melvyn worked with the Occupational Training Center since 1989 and worked in a clerical position for the City of Philadelphia and did janitorial work at a childcare center. Melvyn lived at L&S Rest Home in Atco. He was a regular patron of many local establishments. Mel was a caring and gracious gentleman who... Read more →

Rose A. Hutchinson, of Gloucester City, 96

Gloucester City – On March 22, 2021. Age 96. (nee Yula) Loving wife of the late William J. Hutchinson. Loving mother of Barbara Kell (Bob), Maryann Stewart files (Tom), Eileen Harris (Steve) and the late Marty Hutchinson. Predeceased by her grandson, Tommy Stewart. Survived by her grandchildren, Ryan, Susan, David, Nancy, Steven, Liz and Kate and 14 great-grandchildren. Rose was predeceased by her 6 brothers and 1 sister. Also survived by family friend and loving caregiver at Juniper Village, Kathy Graham. Relatives and friends are invited to her Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, March 26, 2021 at 10... Read more →

I-295 northbound lane closure necessary for emergency retaining wall stabilization in Bellmawr

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the right lane on I-295 northbound was closed today at Essex Avenue for emergency retaining wall stabilization in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at approximately 12 noon today, the right lane on I-295 northbound where it crosses over Essex Avenue was closed for stabilization of a retaining wall. The lane closure will remain in place until further notice. The closure is necessary to stabilize a retaining wall that has shifted and partially collapsed. The wall was built as part of the new roadway on the Direct Connection project. NJDOT is... Read more →

South Jersey Veterans : Vaccine Appointments Saturday for Harry Williams Community Center

Are you or somebody you know a veteran in need of a Covid-19 Vaccine? The Camden County Office of Veterans Affairs and the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center in Philadelphia are teaming up to create a pop-up vaccination site for the second time in Camden County to approximately 800 more South Jersey veterans on Saturday, March 27th. Vaccinations will be available by appointment only between 7:45 AM and 2:15 PM.. Call 215-823-4014 to make an Appointment · Must be a veteran (no spouses or relatives at this time) · Must be already enrolled for VA benefits Veterans can... Read more →

Deptford Resident Charged with Trying to Meet Underage Girl for Sex  

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Jason J. Molina, Special Agent-in-Charge of the Newark Field Office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), announced that a 38-year-old Deptford man was arrested yesterday for arranging a sexual encounter with someone he met online and believed was a 13-year-old girl. But in reality, the underage teenager was an HSI Special Agent, and Albert Pisanelli was taken into custody upon arriving at the Burlington Township convenience store where he thought she would be waiting for him to pick her up. Pisanelli, of the 800 block of Hunter Drive, was charged... Read more →

Good Bye Jeff and Thanks for All You Did

New Jersey Sierra Club Director Jeff Tittel Announces His Retirement Jeff Tittel (image courtesy of Jeff Tittel, Director of the New Jersey Sierra Club, announced his retirement today. Jeff will have served as the NJSC Director for 23 years when he retires on May 1, 2021. He has been involved in every major environmental legislation passing in New Jersey for close to two decades. Just some of his legislative and regulatory lobbying achievements include passage of the California Car Law, the Highlands Act, New Jersey’s Global Warming Response Act, New Jersey’s Fertilizer Law, and NJ’s Electronic Waste Recycling Law.... Read more →

9 Common Tax Mistakes Small Businesses Should Avoid

Income tax returns are undoubtedly complex and taxing. A small business owner may feel quite pressured with approaching the due date for filing the tax return. Often business proprietors commit errors in filing the return either due to lack of awareness or pure haste. Unfortunately, such mistakes can bring heavy penalties. That's why, when it comes to taxes, accuracy is a must! Let's enlighten you with some tips to avoid common tax mistakes. 1. Failure to report income You are mandatorily required to report your business income to the IRS office by filing your tax returns. Even if the nature... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: NJ Turnpike Awards Contract to Start Unneeded & Damaging Hwy Widenings

BY NEW JERSEY SIERRA CLUB The NJ Turnpike Authority today awarded a $47.87 million contract to AECOM to do preliminary work to widen the Turnpike between Exits 1 and 4 in South Jersey. The project will add one lane in each direction for 36.5 miles, ending at the Delaware Memorial Bridge. The capital plan for this project estimates a total cost of $1.1 million. NJTA has also awarded a $30.3 million contract for preliminary work for the Newark Bay-Hudson County Extension widening. This $4.3 billion project would replace the Newark Bay Bridge and widen the extension to four lanes in... Read more →

CNB MEDICAL NEWS: Staying On Top of Your Game in These Uncertain Times

PEO Leadership, a firm offering executive leadership support, offers must-know tips about having a mental edge TORONTO, Canada – (March 23, 2021) – According to a recent report by Gallup, the mental health of Americans has dropped to its lowest point in two decades. This is largely because of the pandemic, which has led to a 9% drop in the number of people who feel their mental health is excellent. Business managers and entrepreneurs can relate, but it’s important that they stay on top of their game, especially as we close in on the finish line of this incredible pandemic... Read more →

Paragard Settlements: How Much Are They Worth?

By Wilma Wiliams Many women relied on Paragard as a safe contraceptive method and have lived to regret it. Over the years a significant number of users have reported injuries caused by the migration of the intrauterine device or broken off pieces. Victims consider that there is not sufficient warning against these dangers and are now seeking justice. Lawsuits against Paragard are currently pending in front of a U.S. District Judge, so it is not yet known how much settlements will be worth. Defendants must also consider that the amount manufacturers will pay is not set solely on precedent. Furthermore,... Read more →

Violent Attack on a Pregnant Orthodox Jewish Woman in Stamford Hill, London

STAMFORD HILL, LONDON, EUROPE--This latest attack comes only weeks after the murder of another woman, Sarah Everard, by a stranger. That case prompted mass gatherings and protests calling for an suspect wanted for brutal attack of Jewish woman increase in women’s safety in the UK. The Jewish woman was reportedly attacked by a stranger as she went to visit her father. In CCTV footage the attacker was seen following her before he approached her from behind and placed a bag or pillow case over her head and proceeded to punch her violently multiple times. The Metropolitan police said a 20-year-old... Read more →

CNBNEWS TRAVEL: Looking For A Great Adventure?

(, NJ)--Looking for a great adventure? For free? Look no further than Amico Island. It was historically an island in the Delaware River at the confluence of Rancocas Creek. Now a 55-acre peninsula attached by a narrow strip of land to the town of Delran, it is enjoyed by visitors for a variety of outdoor recreational uses. Most trails are wide and level, traversing meadow, forest, pond, and wetland habitat. Various points in the park afford very nice views of the Delaware River and of the flats at the mouth of the Rancocas Creek, looking north toward Hawk Island. The... Read more →

5 Signs Divorce Mediation May Be the Right Choice

By Lynda King While marriage is relatively straightforward and quick, there are numerous ways to get a divorce. Many types of divorce can lead to long, costly court battles or months of negotiation that leave everyone bitter and exhausted. If you and your spouse agree on everything, an uncontested divorce is the path of least resistance, just needing the divorce agreement drafted up and submitted to a court. However, in most divorces, there is at least one area or asset that the couple can not agree on. This could be something as large as who gets to stay in the... Read more →

Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Partners with...

Volunteers of America Delaware Valley, Pine Hill Police Department and Centers for Family Services to Launch Operation Helping Hand: Community IMPACT Series - Office of the Prosecutor Camden County Pine Hill, N.J. – On Tuesday, March 23, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office in partnership with Volunteers of America Delaware Valley(VOADV), the Pine Hill Police Department and the Center for Family Services, is launching Operation Helping Hand: Community IMPACT Series – a series of assistance events designed to offer Camden County residents with linkage to critical social services. “In the last three months, we have seen the highest number of overdose... Read more →


Pets navigate and explore their surroundings with their noses and mouths. This, coupled with their curious nature can sometimes lead them into trouble. From marijuana to human prescription medications like antidepressants and heart medications, accidental ingestion of these common household poisons can be extremely dangerous for your pet. To help educate pet owners on the most frequent household offenders amid National Poison Prevention Week, BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital has compiled a list of the top five most seen pet toxicities in 2020. The findings were taken from data collected from more than 100 BluePearl Pet Hospitals across 29... Read more →

Don't Tell Mom; Area Drug Dealers Arrested; Joe Fell Because?; Countywide School Districts; ETC.

CNBNEWS TIPS AND SNIPPETS UPDATE/March 26, 2021: Parents will get word from the police if their minor children are caught with alcohol or marijuana, under new legislation sent to the governor, according to The Asbury Park Press. The Asbury Park Press article states, "The Senate and Assembly passed measures Thursday requiring police to notify the parents of anyone under 18 years old who is found possessing or using marijuana or alcohol, even on a first offense, patching up what many legislators, law enforcement and parents deemed to be a hole in the New Jersey legal weed laws enacted last month.... Read more →


x By Dave Fidlin | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – Marked with higher than the U.S. average in sales, gas, and real estate taxes, New Jersey ranked among the states with the highest amount of overall taxes in the country in a recent analysis. WalletHub, a personal finance website, ranked New Jersey No. 42 in its analysis of states with the lowest tax rates. According to WalletHub researchers, 12.84 percent of a median household’s earnings in the Garden State go toward state and local taxes, compared to 5.84 percent in Alaska, ranked as the state with the... Read more →

Down The Shore: Bulkheads Repair in Avalon

The Borough of Avalon will be replacing two complete bulkheads, and fixing a small section of a third bulkhead in March-April, 2021. The project was authorized by Avalon Borough Council and will be conducted by Channel Marine. The municipal bulkheads at 22nd and 26th streets will be replaced; a small section of the bulkhead at 80th Street will be repaired. Here is the estimated construction schedule provided by the contractor: 22nd Street Bulkhead: Begin work 3/10/21; Estimated completion 3/24/21 26th Street Bulkhead: Begin work 3/31/21; Estimated completion 4/21/21 80th Street Bulkhead: Begin work 4/22/21; Estimated completion 4/28/21 Read more →

DOWN THE SHORE: Avalon Garden Club Yard Sale, Paper Shredding, Bike Auction, Plant Sale

May 8th: The Avalon Garden Club will hold its annual community-wide yard sale on Saturday, May 8th. The Club is asking all participants to socially distance when you visit individual properties, and follow all Covid-19 guidelines. Here is an announcement regarding new procedures regarding the Yard Sale: Yard-Sale-Participant-Information And, you can visit the Garden Club’s website for additional information at Additionally, the Borough of Avalon will be holding the annual Community Paper Shredding Day on Saturday, May 8th, starting at 9:00am at the Avalon Department of Public Works, 15th Street and Dune Drive. The Avalon Police Department will be... Read more →

Identify your backyard’s purpose

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Backyarding – the trend to use the backyard for everything from tele-working and working out to relaxing and recreating – has a different purpose for each of us. Identifying your backyard’s role in your family’s health and happiness is the key to cultivating a purposeful outdoor space that is customized to your needs. “How do you a create a more purposeful outdoor space? First, you need to identify what type of ‘backyarder’ you are,” explains Kris Kiser, President & CEO of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI)and the TurfMutt Foundation. “Then, you can get to work in... Read more →

Dennis W. Felmey, of Bellmawr, age 80

Dennis W. Felmey, "Denny", on March 19, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 80. Beloved husband of Angela (nee Ruggiano) for 52 years. Devoted father of DJ Felmey (Jennifer). Loving pop-pop of Addison and Blake. Dear brother of the late William, Robert and John. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Dennis proudly served in the US Navy and the National Guard and was a Past Senior Vice Commander of VFW Post 9563. He was a recipient of the National Defense Service Medal and the Navy Expeditionary Medal (Cuba). There will be a viewing from 10 am to 11am on Thursday at... Read more →

CNB Business News: Former NBA All- Star Amar’e Stoudemire Visits Royal Wine and Kayco

Bayonne, NJ (MARCH 23, 2021)-- Mordy Herzog, KAYCO CEO (L), and Nathan Herzog (R), President Royal Wine Corp., offer up Passover products to Amar’e Stoudemire, former NBA All-Star. He and his family paid a visit to Royal Wine and Kayco, the largest distributors of Kosher food & Wine based in Bayonne, NJ. He stocked up on Kosher for Passover matzo and Wines. Read more →

CNB Medical: Exercise Boosts Blood Flow to The Brain, according to New Rearch

Newswise — DALLAS – March 23, 2021 – It’s not just your legs and heart that get a workout when you walk briskly; exercise affects your brain as well. A new study by researchers at UT Southwestern shows that when older adults with mild memory loss followed an exercise program for a year, the blood flow to their brains increased. The results were published online today in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. “This is part of a growing body of evidence linking exercise with brain health,” says study leader Rong Zhang, Ph.D., professor of neurology at UTSW. “We’ve shown for... Read more →

Walter Hartling, Jr., of Audubon, Age 51

On March 18, 2021. Age 51. Of Audubon. Cherished son of the late Walter Hartling and Mary Jones Hartling. Beloved father of Tyler and Austin Hartling. Cherished grandfather of Hayden, Koby and Caleb Hartling. Dear brother of Megan Hartling. Walt loved to cook and spend time with his grandkids and dogs. He loved the WWE and Chinese Fighting Movies. At the request of his family, services will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of Walter Hartling, Jr. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

Carjacking in Winslow Township; Suspect Arrested

(Winslow Township NJ)--Today, March 23 at approximately 1111hrs, Winslow Twp Officers were dispatched to an armed car jacking that had just occurred in the parking lot of 225 Sh73, at the doctor's office on the corner of Norcross Rd and SH 73. Responding units located the elderly female distraught in the parking lot. The female advised officers that an unknown male brandished either a knife or handgun and demanded her vehicle. The victim fortunately turned the vehicle over to the carjacker, and he fled the area. Several units began searching the area for the stolen vehicle. After searching for a... Read more →

New ‘Shockwave’ Procedure for Heart Blockages Being Performed by Virtua Cardiac Team

Virtua Cardiac Team is First in South Jersey to Perform Technique unclogs hard-to-treat arteries using waves of sonic pressure (CAMDEN, N.J.) – Heart specialists at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital are the first in South Jersey to perform a new, life-saving procedure. Called Shockwave intravascular lithotripsy, the treatment opens clogged heart arteries that are especially difficult to unblock due to hard calcium deposits or twists in the arteries. “Calcium is like kryptonite when it comes to performing a coronary intervention,” said Virtua interventional cardiologist John Finley IV, MD, FACC, FSCAI. “It’s literally and figuratively hard and tough, making for... Read more →

Guest Opinion: Fracking Ban Threatens 10 Million Jobs

“Just to clarify, would there be any place for fossil fuels, including coal and fracking, in a Biden administration?” CNN’s Dana Bash said. “No, we would — we would work it out. We would make sure it's eliminated and no more subsidies for either one of those, either — any fossil fuel,” Biden said in response. (July 31, 2019 video/USAToday) ++++++ Stephanie Catarino Wissman | RealClearWire/The Center Square The fracking ban threatens American jobs and derails our environmental progress Now the global leader in natural gas and oil production, the U.S. has set the standard for safe, reliable, and affordable... Read more →

Tips on How to Revamp Your Living Room

Get Inspired Having a vision of what you want to achieve is the best place to start when revamping your living room. You can get inspiration from social media sites, design magazines, blogs, and various websites like Pinterest. You also can borrow ideas from the different places you visit, including offices, interior design showrooms, and even your friends or relatives’ homes. Pay attention to the colors, spatial layout, and décor. Try to create a mental image that speaks to you, or better yet, take pictures to use as reference points when you start redoing your living area. Plan Your Layout... Read more →