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April 19, 2021

Rowan student-athletes have earned NJAC weekly honors

PITMAN, NJ (April 19, 2021)– A total of six Rowan student-athletes have earned NJAC weekly honors for April 19, including three members of the softball team. Emily August, Payton MacNair and Cat Thomas are the softball award winners, with Jah'mere Beasley and Julio Lebron earning honors in track and Eli Atiya receiving recognition in baseball. Atiya (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill West) was named the conference’s Rookie Pitcher of the Week as the sophomore threw seven scoreless innings and struck out eight in the 6-0 win over William Paterson. He gave up four hits and walked only one batter to up his record to 3-1 on the year for the 17th-ranked Profs, who are 11-3 and 9-1 in league play. August (Mahwah, NJ/Mahwah) was chosen as... Read more →


All Individuals 16+ Can Get Vaccinated, Beginning Monday, April 19

On Monday, April 19th, vaccine eligibility expands to include all New Jerseyans age 16 and older. Here’s what you need to know: You can make an appointment directly with a vaccination location on the new Vaccine Appointment Finder, or by registering through the NJ Vaccine Scheduling System. Seniors 65+ can call the senior-specific hotline at 856-249-7007 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. to schedule dedicated vaccine appointments. You can learn more about employee rights related to the COVID-19 vaccine by reading this article. For more information about the COVID-19 vaccine, visit the COVID-19 Information Hub’s vaccine page. Find an Appointment Read more →


NJ's Local-State Tax Rate was 11.7% in 2019; The 7th Highest among 50 States

The Center Square Apr 8, 2021 The effective state and local tax rate for New Jersey residents in 2019 was 11.7 percent, the seventh-highest percentage among the 50 states, according to a new ranking published by the Tax Foundation. Gloucestercitynews.net graphics file Across the United States, the average state-local tax burden came in at 10.3 percent of Americans’ combined income, the study said. Generally, state-local tax rates rose in 2019 over the previous year as tax collections outpaced overall income growth, the Tax Foundation’s analysis found. The foundation’s researchers also point out that about a fifth of states’ tax revenues come from nonresidents, such as tourists and out-of-state homeowners. Based on the latest economic data available, the study accounted for this and looked primarily at... Read more →


Barringrton Police Department Reminds Residents Saturday is DEA Takeback Day

Barrington Police Department has an important message for you! DEA Takeback Day. Community Barrington Police is participating in DEA National Takeback Day on April 24 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. We will have an officer at the Rite Aid parking lot at 501 Clements Bridge Rd. Feel free to come and dispose of your unwanted, unused, and expired medicine. Individuals are encouraged to remove any labels that may contain personal information. Syringes and other sharp objects will NOT be accepted. Non-pharmacutical and illicit drugs will be accepted with no questions. Address/Location Barrington Police Department, NJ 227 Trenton Ave Barrington, NJ 08007 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-547-3350 Read more →


*SALEM ARTS IN BLOOM

Guests of Salem Arts in Bloom will enjoy studio and gallery tours featuring South Jersey artists. Visitors will be able to participate in activities designed for both adults and children including; pottery demonstrations, painting, fiber arts, puppetry, and much more. More than 50 artists working in a variety of media will open their studios and feature their work. This increasingly popular event offers visitors an opportunity to see the spaces where local art is created while exploring Salem County’s beautiful countryside. The “Dig Into Art” program includes events and activities specifically designed for children. Activities include; glass mosaic art, watercolor painting, paper sculptures, puppet making, and simple wood shaping techniques. Many locations throughout Salem County have printed brochures available for you to start planning your... Read more →


$1.4B in Stimulus Coming to City

Philadelphia Council President Reacts to Mayor's Budget Proposal

April 15, 2021 PHILADELPHIA, PA – City Council President Darrell L. Clarke today issued the following statement in reaction to Mayor Kenney’s FY2022 City Budget proposal. “It’s a start,” Clarke said. “My top priority and I believe the priority of my colleagues on Council is going to be investing in the people of Philadelphia. We need investments in communities and organizations focused on stopping this unacceptable wave of gun violence. We believe that investing in jobs-training and job-creation strategies are the best way to do that.” “Whether we’re focused on a program, or on the level of taxes on individuals or businesses, the first thing we need is to examine whether the change or program under discussion leads to more opportunity and hope for the... Read more →


Apply Now for AIGA Philadelphia Scholarship

Deadline: April 23, 2021 Since 2018, AIGA Philadelphia has awarded an annual scholarship to deserving local design students in need of financial assistance. WHO Are you a design student in needs of funds for College? ABOUT The AIGA Philadelphia Scholarship Fund is an annual scholarship program in the amount of $2,500 to support local design students by awarding financial assistance to pursue their education. The recipient is chosen on the merits of their application and demonstration of need. ELIGIBILITY The scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in or accepted to college at the time of submission, and who intend to pursue a career in the field of Graphic Design. Applicants must either reside in or attend an accredited College in the... Read more →


*The Virtual Walk to End Lupus

The Virtual Walk to End Lupus Now South Jersey is part of the Lupus Foundation of America’s signature walk program. Benefiting the Philadelphia Tri-State Chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America, proceeds from the walk directly support those affected by lupus in the tri-state region through programs of research, education, support and advocacy. The Walk to End Lupus Now brings communities together to solve this great mystery of a disease. Lupus has no known cause and no known cure, but you can help raise awareness and support for the estimated 1.5 million Americans and 5 million people worldwide, including the 45,000+ lupus warriors right here in the Philadelphia Tri-State area. Together, we are taking steps to end lupus now! Event Information Walk Date: Saturday, October... Read more →


Guest Opinion: New Jersey Governor Announces Drastic Gun Control Agenda

by NRA-ILA Thursday morning, Gov. Phil Murphy held a press conference to unveil yet another gun control package in the Garden State. Every time he reverts back to the same playbook, it is nothing more than an admission that years of gun control have been a failure. But because he has no real ideas about how to enhance public safety, the Governor doubles down on more of the same failed laws. The Governor has proposed and supported the introduction of legislation which includes: Reworking the Firearms Identification Card system (FID) to include mandatory firearms safety course completion to even those who own firearms. Legislation which would require mandatory storage. Gun owners would be forced to store their firearms under lock and key in safes, rendering... Read more →


CNB MEDICAL: Pa. National Guard supporting second Philadelphia vaccination center

PHILADELPHIA, – Approximately 150 Pennsylvania National Guard members are supporting a second COVID-19 community vaccination center in Philadelphia. The vaccination center is known as the Esperanza Community Vaccination Center (ECVC) and is located in North Philadelphia. It is a partnership between the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the City of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Pa. National Guard team supporting the center includes medical specialists who are trained to perform tasks like administering injections, and general-purpose personnel who can perform non-medical tasks, such as setting up and administrative functions. The Pa. National Guard Soldiers and Airmen supporting this site are in addition to the 40-plus Guard members who have been supporting the Center City Vaccination Center at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Center... Read more →


7 Steps To Create A Successful Dating App

As many as 270 million people used dating apps in the world as of 2020, generating $3.08 billion in revenue for the industry. That is no small amount proving that more and more people depend on the internet for love nowadays. If the statistics of the men who can find a wife online is anything to go by, getting a life partner from the internet is possible. That explains why more people sign up on the best mail order bride site to increase their chances of finding a life partner. So far, the success rate is high as these men find brides from different parts of the world. But some men are looking at the business prospects of the dating industry instead of its romantic... Read more →


CNB Travel: 10 Philly Ways to Recapture Missed Celebrations

How to leave your house, have an adventure and make new memories... Whew! There’s so much to look forward to this year, so many reasons to celebrate and no better place to do so than in Philadelphia — one of the top destinations in the world for 2021. As things continue to open up, businesses recover and people begin to safely travel, there’s one thing everyone can agree on: 2020 totally didn’t count. The anniversaries and birthdays spent stuck at home, the skipped wedding showers and postponed family reunions just make the 2021 celebrations extra exciting. Go ahead — it’s time to plan and celebrate all of those missed celebrations from the past year with fun, safe escapes for a night, a day or a... Read more →


CNB Fishing Maryland: Welcome to Boating Clinics

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Marine Trades Association of Maryland (MTAM), Annapolis School of Seamanship, and the Boat U.S. Foundation for Safety and Clean Water are sponsoring two free “Welcome to Boating” clinics at Sandy Point State Park. The clinics— held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. (please note time change from the original announcement) on May 4 and May 6—will provide instruction for new and experienced boaters on how to properly launch, load, retrieve, and dock a trailerable boat. Register online by clicking here. Boating is a fun family activity with proven mental health benefits. Since the pandemic began, many people have found their way to the water but find launching, retrieving, and docking boats the most challenging or intimidating parts of boating.... Read more →


Is it Worth Hiring a Car Accident Attorney?

Owning a vehicle is a necessity for many people. However, the fear of vehicle accidents is also associated with it. The increasing number of car accident cases has necessitated car owners to get in touch with accident attorneys. If you are struggling with severe injuries and medical expenses associated with car accidents, these individuals may be of some help. For recovering compensation and dealing with insurance companies, there is no alternative to car accident lawyers. The process requires considerable know-how of the negotiation process and claim settlement issues. The Salt Lake City attorneys describing car accident cases in great detail. They have experience handling similar circumstances, and they get hired by a large number of accident victims. Indeed, the negotiation process is not easy. For... Read more →


Thomas C. Flem, 78, of National Park

May 31, 1942 - April 9, 2021 Thomas C. Flem, 78, of National Park passed away suddenly at his home on April 9, 2021. He was born in National Park; served in the US Army and retired from Citgo Refinery of Paulsboro, NJ. He is survived by 2 granddaughters Lauren and Sydney Parsons both of Pittsgrove, step daughter Lisa Egbert of Pennsauken, sister Marion Talbot of Souderton, PA, and brother Louie Flem of South Carolina. Celebration of his Life will be at the Ellis-Stiefel Funeral Home, 301 Highland Ave., Westville, NJ on Friday evening, April 23rd from 6pm-7pm and his Memorial Service will be at 7pm. Condolences and memories may be shared @www.ellisstiefelfuneralhome.com Read more →


“Ball For The Cause” Event Brings Houston Sports Stars Out to Show Support and Gratitude to Veterans

Legless athlete, Dave Stevens, who once tried out for the Dallas Cowboys is set to appear at this first-ever charity event HOUSTON, TX (April 13, 2021) – Watering Seeds Organization (WSO), a non-profit sports rehabilitation and wellness organization dedicated to empowering Wounded Warriors announced today plans for its first-ever “Ball For The Cause” charity flag football game from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 24 at the Houston Texans YMCA. This all-inclusive sports event will feature a flag football game, plus a wheelchair football game featuring military veterans taking on former NFL players and other professional athletes. Invited celebrities include Marcus Spears, Garrick Jones, Santana Dotson, Kailee Wong, Steve McKinney, Fred Weary, Mike Quinn, Vonte Leach, Seneca Wallace, and JJ Mosses from the Houston... Read more →


What to Consider While Hiring Criminal Defense Lawyers?

It's important to get the right criminal defense lawyers by your side while you're facing criminal charges. Hiring an accomplished criminal defense attorney could mean the difference between years in jail and freedom. When hiring a trial attorney, make sure they have the necessary experience to prosecute your case. You can employ a trial lawyer that has the expertise, specializes in criminal litigation, is attentive and diligent, has confidence, is knowledgeable with the law, has references, is familiar with the relevant courts, and is upfront with their rates. You should be secure in a lawyer's abilities to see your case through it before recruiting them. Here are a few things you must consider while hiring a criminal defense lawyer- Pick the One Suited for Your... Read more →


Carino Boys Basketball Club Announce This Year's Recipients of Various Awards

The 2021 boy’s basketball season included a myriad of twists as a result of the Covid-19 virus that turned our world upside. Thanks to the players, coaches, officials and school administrators some semblance of the season took place. The Carino Boys Basketball is proud to announce the names of those individuals selected to receive various awards for the recently completed season: Read more →