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Rowan Defeats Stockton, Advances to Semifinals Beginning May 14 in AC

Victor Cruz hit a three-run home run and Donald Zellman earned the win on the mound (photos provided) GLASSBORO, NJ - Victor Cruz hit a three-run home run and Donald Zellman earned the win on the mound as Rowan defeated Stockton, 6-1, in the deciding game of the NJAC Championship Tournament Quarterfinal series. The Profs (22-4) now advance to the semifinals and will host a best-of-3 series beginning on Friday, May 14 at Sandcastle Stadium in Atlantic City, facing the winner of the Montclair State-Kean series that finishes up on Sunday. There will be two games played on Friday in Atlantic City, beginning at noon, and if necessary, the third will be played on Saturday at 2 p.m. Cruz went 2-for-4 in the game with... Read more →


Chesapeake Bay Open for Striped Bass from Brewerton Channel to Va. Line

Maryland Fishing Report by Keith Lockwood Maryland Department of Natural Resources May 5, 2021 Nicole Anderson is a very happy angler with her impressive catch of a post-spawn striped bass. Photo courtesy of Nicole Anderson This week holds the promise of fishing for a variety of species. The trout put-and-take areas have been generously stocked and blue catfish and northern snakeheads are very active. Chesapeake Bay anglers are excited to be able to fish for the large post-spawn striped bass as they exit the spawning rivers and head out of the bay for the northern waters of the Atlantic Ocean. The Chesapeake Bay is now open for striped bass fishing from Brewerton Channel to the Virginia state line, excluding all bays (other than the main... Read more →


Series Continues Today...

College Baseball: Top Seeded Rowan Splits Doubleheader with Stockton

GLASSBORO, NJ - Top-seeded Rowan (20-4) bounced back after a loss in the first game to win the second, 7-2, to earn a split with Stockton (11-14) in the quarterfinals of the 2021 NJAC Championship Tournament and force a third game on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Rowan Baseball Field. Gloucestercitynews.net graphics Eighth-seeded Stockton jumped out to a 5-0 lead on the Profs after two innings and took an eventual 8-0 lead. Ninth-ranked Rowan fought back and got within, 8-6, but couldn't overcome the deficit for just its fourth loss this season. In game two, Rowan built up a 5-0 lead of its own through five innings and pitcher Eli Atiya (5-1) earned the win as he struck out nine in six innings of... Read more →


Where You A Victim Of This Preschool Teacher?

SAN DIEGO — Special agents with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) are seeking the public’s assistance to identify potential victims of a former preschool teacher convicted of child exploitation. Paul Torres Jimenez De La Cuesta, 29, of Imperial Beach, California, (photo) pleaded guilty April 5 to distribution of images of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct. In June 2020, HSI Oceanside agents discovered Torres was trading child sex abuse materials (CSAM) via online chat groups. On June 11, 2020, special agents arrested Torres at his place of employment in Poway, California, after a federally executed search warrant of his electronic devices revealed the presence of CSAM. At the time of his arrest, Torres was employed as a preschool teacher at the My Room to Grow Preschool... Read more →


NJ Students Receive Degrees from East Stroudsburg University

EAST STROUDSBURG, PA (05/06/2021)-- A total of 979 students will receive degrees from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania at four separate commencement ceremonies for each of the university colleges on May 7 and May 8. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the ceremonies will take place at Eiler-Martin Stadium in order to follow CDC guidelines and social distancing. The College of Arts and Sciences will graduate on Friday, May 7 at 5 p.m. On May 8 the College of Health Sciences will graduate at 9 a.m., the College of Business and Management at 1:30 p.m., and the College of Education at 6 p.m. A separate ceremony honoring Doctoral students from the classes of 2020 and 2021 was held on Friday, April 30. A total of 775... Read more →


Graduating Rutgers–Camden senior pursues career addressing homelessness

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY,NJ – In the simplest terms, says Nitan Shanas, he has never gone to bed worrying about having a roof over his head. However, whereas many people might be content to acknowledge their good fortune, the graduatingRutgers University–Camden senior won’t rest until others do as well. “Sometimes people are even born into that situation,” says the triple major in economics, urban studies, and psychology. “I want to be able to give back to others who have not had the same fortunes as me.” As Shanas recalls, he had his first up-close-and-personal experience with homelessness in 2017 when the then-high school senior and his friends took a trip to Washington, D.C. They had just finished eating and he had some leftover food.... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Local Residents Inducted into National Jesuit Honor Society at Scranton SCRANTON, PA (05/03/2021)-- Local residents were among the 62 University of Scranton students inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the national Jesuit honor society. Alpha Sigma Nu is the only honor society open to students and faculty in all disciplines of the University. Juniors, seniors and graduate students, including students in doctoral level degree programs, who have distinguished themselves in scholarship, loyalty and service are eligible for membership. Appointments are made by the president of the University on the recommendation of the moderator and chapter members of the society, and no more than four percent of the junior and senior class may be admitted each year. The Scranton chapter of Alpha Sigma Nu was established in... Read more →


Public Charter Students in Trenton Win Top Awards

Four Students from Foundation Academies Win Leading Criminal Justice Advocacy Group’s Literary Contest (TRENTON) – This week, four high school students at Foundation Academies – a high-performing public charter school network in Trenton – were honored by the Campaign to End the New Jim Crow’s Greater Trenton Chapter for their poems highlighting critical issues like mass incarceration and discrimination. Victoria King, a sophomore at Foundation Academy Collegiate (FAC), won first prize for a powerful poem about the long history of systemic racism and mass incarceration in the U.S. FAC senior Raymond Villegas, sophomore Favour Ngige and junior Tajir Reynolds all placed 2nd and 3rd in the contest. All four students won cash prizes of up to $200. “Being able to share my poetry in this... Read more →


TO THE POINT: Camden students to unveil gallery exhibitions created via Rutgers–Camden Center

For Immediate Release CAMDEN CITY NJ– For the past three years, the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts has led an innovative project at four Camden schools, funded by an Arts Education Special Initiative Grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. A lot in life has changed since the program’s outset. A year of the COVID-19 pandemic and a national focus on social justice have had a profound effect on the Camden youth, and it shows – through posters, digital collages, and poems, among other creations. “All of the schools switched gears with their exhibition themes after COVID-19 and the summer of social justice awareness hit the country,” explains Miranda Powell, arts education and community arts program assistant for the Rutgers–Camden Center for... Read more →


Two Men from SJ Charged with Making & Selling Homemade Handguns and Machine Guns

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – Two South Jersey men were arrested for conspiring to manufacture and distribute firearms, including machine guns, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced today. David Bibler, 55, of Haddon Heights, New Jersey, and Francis Hillsee, 36, of Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, are each charged by complaint with conspiring to manufacture and distribute firearms without a license and possession of a machinegun. Hillsee was also charged with unlawful possession of ammunition by a felon. Bibler appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ann Marie Donio in Camden federal court on May 6, 2021, and was detained. Hillsee is currently in custody on an unrelated matter and will have his initial appearance at a future date. According to documents filed in this case and statements... Read more →


Illegal Chinese Alien Xu Zhang, 31, Guilty of obstructing HSI human trafficking investigation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A Chinese national pleaded guilty in federal court on Tuesday to conspiring to commit evidence tampering in relation to an international human trafficking investigation led by Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). This announcement was made by the acting U.S. attorney for the middle district of Tennessee. Xu Zhang, 31, a New York resident, was indicted in September 2019, after conspiring with his girlfriend and co-conspirator, Gao Xing, also a Chinese national, to destroy and conceal records pertinent to a federal grand jury investigation. According to court documents, in September 2019, Zhang visited Gao Xing in jail while she was in federal custody and the subject of an international human trafficking investigation. During the visit, Xing instructed Zhang to delete material information, including contacts... Read more →


CNB TRAVEL NEWS: Free Eco-Tours Offered to Guests at Three Provincetown Hotels 

First-of-its-kind packages for guests of Breakwater Hotel, Cape Colony Inn and Truro Beach Cottages Tickets also available for purchase by the public PROVINCETOWN, MASS. (Issued MAY 2021) – Guests of three landmark Provincetown hospitality properties will receive a free customized Outer Cape Eco-Tour as part of their guest package. The tour program, kicking off National Travel and Tourism Week and designed to give the 2021 tourist season a boost, is offered exclusively by Outer Cape Tours & Concierge Services (www.OuterCapeTours.com). Tours feature off-the-beaten-path day trips led by local scientists, actors, and writers, and are available throughout the season at Breakwater Hotel, Cape Colony Inn, and Truro Beach Cottages. Tours are also being offered to the public who can purchase tickets online. Tours are organized by... Read more →


TWO CAMDEN CITY MEN ARRESTED ON GUN AND DRUG CHARGES

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (MAY 7, 2021)– The New Jersey State Police have arrested Marcos Hernandez, 28, and Efrain Padilla, 27, both of Camden, N.J., for various drug and weapon offenses during an investigation that led to the seizure of $220,000 worth of heroin, cocaine and liquid cocaine, an AR-15 assault rifle and a 9mm ghost gun, both equipped with illegal high-capacity magazines. “We will continue to collaborate with our partners in Camden and throughout New Jersey to arrest the drug dealers who fuel addiction and violence with their criminal activity and who arm themselves with illegal weapons, like the ghost gun, assault rifle, and large-capacity magazines seized in this case,” said Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal. “More and more, we are seeing criminals arm themselves... Read more →


COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Rowan Sweeps Ramapo Faces Kean in Semifinals

ROWAN #1SOFTBALL SWEEPS #8 RAMAPO, 3-0 AND 6-3 IN NJAC QUARTERFINALS GLASSBORO, NJ – The top seed Rowan swept #8 Ramapo, 3-0 and 6-3 in the quarterfinals of the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Softball Championship Tournament. The Profs (27-5) host the fourth seed Kean in the semifinals on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 7 and 8 in a best of three series. The games on Tuesday are at 2 and 5 p.m. and the if necessary game is on Wednesday at 4 p.m. Kean (23-7) defeated #5 William Paterson, 5-1 and 4-3 in the quarterfinals. Ramapo advanced from the first round with a 4-1 win over #9 Rutgers-Newark. The championship is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, May 14 and 15. August pitched a complete game... Read more →


NJ Students Earn Award from WGU

JERSEY CITY, NJ (Grassroots Newswire) May 4, 2021 – The following local residents have earned an Award of Excellence at Western Governors University. The award is given to students who perform at a superior level in their coursework. Erica Mader of Bellmawr, NJ has earned an Award of Excellence at Western Governors University College of Business. * Maria Stabeno of Mount Royal, NJ has earned an Award of Excellence at Western Governors University Teachers College. * Greg Hammell of Wenonah, N.J. has earned an Award of Excellence at Western Governors University Teachers College. About WGU Established in 1997 by 19 U.S. governors with a mission to expand access to high-quality, affordable higher education, online, nonprofit WGU now serves more than 133,000 students nationwide and has... Read more →


COLLEGE SOFTBALL: WILSON RECORDS 800TH WIN AS SOFTBALL COACH AT ROWAN

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan’s Kim Wilson recorded her 800th win at the University when the softball team defeated Ramapo College, 3-0 in the quarterfinals of the New Jersey Athletic Conference Championship Tournament. The Profs also had a 6-3 win against the Roadrunners in the second game​. In 25 seasons, she has compiled an 801-271-2 record at Rowan. Her overall coaching mark stands at 865-328-2. Under Wilson, the softball team has won seven NJAC Championships and advanced to the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament 17 times. She has guided the Profs to two NCAA Regional titles and three NCAA Championship appearances. Wilson has been named the NJAC Coach of the Year eight times. Prior to the season, Wilson was ranked eighth by victories (838) in the... Read more →


MACNAIR, AUGUST AND WILSON EARN NJAC AWARDS

FIVE PLAYERS SELECTED ALL-CONFERENCE PITMAN, NJ – Rowan shortstop Payton MacNair, pitcher Emily August and Coach Kim Wilson were each selected for one of the major New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Softball Awards and there were five players that received All-Conference honors. MacNair was chosen the NJAC Player of the Year while August was named the conference’s Pitcher of the Year. Wilson was honored by her peers as the Dr. June Walker Coach of the Year. MacNair and August were joined on the All-Conference first team by outfielder Morgan Zane and catcher Korie Hague. Third baseman Breanna Bryant was a NJAC honorable mention selection. In her rookie season, MacNair leads the team with a .416 batting average. She is first in hits (42) and runs... Read more →


Nicholas Wahl, Charged with Burlington City Murder Arrested in S.C.

BURLINGTON CITY - Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and City of Burlington Police Chief John Fine announced that a 20-year-old city man has been arrested in South Carolina for the April 30 fatal shooting of a resident walking down Saint Mary Street. Nicholas Wahl, who lives on the block where the shooting occurred, was charged with Murder (First Degree), Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Second Degree), Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Second Degree), and Aggravated Assault (Fourth Degree). Wahl was taken into custody without incident May 5 inside an apartment owned by a relative in Greensville, S.C., by the United State Marshals Service Carolinas Regional Fugitive Task Force. He is being held at the Greenville County Detention Center. The BCPO is seeking... Read more →


NEWARK'S 45 WILLIAM STREET PRE-OPEN HOUSE IS THIS SATURDAY

NEWARK – Baldwin Equities in partnership with Striker Leasing announces that 45 William Street will open to the public for this first time this Saturday. 45 William Street is in the heart of Newark's arts district which is also the site of a brand-new GRAMMY Museum commissioned large-scale mosaic mural of Whitney Houston. Newark-based Artist Maude Lemaire who specializes in beautifully crafted hand-cut glass mosaic murals recently created the installation on the building over the course of several weeks. 45 William will be the first residential building in the country to offer its tenants a free membership to LinkedIn Learning. Tenants will have free access to the entire slate of over 16,000 expert-led LinkedIn Learning courses. Avi Benamu, co-founder of Baldwin Equities, offers the pilot... Read more →


New Jersey Police Officer Unjustly Fired for Calling BLM "Terrorists"...

Raises Money on GiveSendGo.com Sara Erwin, a 20-year veteran patrol officer, was terminated for calling BLM protesters “terrorists” Washington, D.C. – A veteran New Jersey patrol officer who was unjustly fired for exercising her First Amendment rights is raising money on GiveSendGo.com as she evaluates her next steps. Sara Erwin, who had served with distinction in the Hopewell Township Police Department since 2001, was fired on April 30 over a June 2020 Facebook post where she said that Black Lives Matter protesters who rioted in the wake of George Floyd’s death were “terrorists.” “They hate me. They hate my uniform. They don’t care if I die,” Erwin wrote at the time. A second officer, Mandy Grey, was demoted and suspended for six months for merely... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Why Did Biden Nix God In Prayer Address?

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Photo was taken at National Day of Prayer service provided by Catholic League May 7, 2021 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on President Joe Biden's National Day of Prayer address: President Biden raised more than eyebrows when he omitted any mention of God in his National Day of Prayer proclamation. What he did was unprecedented: No previous president has failed to mention God since the day it was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of Congress and signed into law by President Harry Truman. When asked about Biden's omission, Rev. Franklin Graham was generous in his remarks. "It was probably a staff person that wrote it and maybe not even ran it by him—because I don't think Joe... Read more →


Jefferson Washington Township Hospital Receives Donation of Sleepea Swaddles for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Shown here, left to right, with the new Sleepea swaddles, are: Jefferson Washington Township Hospital NICU nurses Julie Viggiano, Maria Cosico, Rachael Cortes and Denise Lamplugh. Just in time for Mother’s Day, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital has received a donated supply of Sleepea® swaddles from California-based Happiest Baby, Inc., which, in 2020 and 2019, donated several SNOO bassinets to the hospital. The SNOO bassinet – a combination rocker-white noise machine – is programmed to respond when a baby cries, also swaddles babies so they can’t roll on their sides, preventing factors associated with Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). SNOO bassinets and now Sleepea swaddles – known as a “five-second swaddle” – have also been donated to Jefferson’s other... Read more →


Soccer Players in South Jersey Soccer League Get Special Boost

SJSL has partnered with Soccer Sphere, powered by TopYa! to offer all players a one-of-a kind virtual training opportunity South Jersey Soccer League, NJ May 2021 - Youth soccer players across southern New Jersey are leveling up their skills this spring in a new way thanks to the South Jersey Soccer League 2021 Kickoff Contest, supported by NJBEST New Jersey’s 529 College Savings Plan. Thanks to a new partnership between the League and Soccer Sphere, powered by TopYa!, all SJSL players are invited to join a special virtual skills contest showing off their soccer skills and getting real coaching feedback on the Soccer Sphere app. “We are very pleased to be able to offer the Soccer Sphere platform to our players this spring thanks to... Read more →


Five Steps for Changing Career Path

Changing your career path is a big decision, and it takes work, dedication, and passion to succeed. It can also be difficult to know where to start, so here is a useful guide with five easy steps to help you change your career path. 1. Set a Goal Before you do anything rash like quitting your job, think carefully about what you want to do instead. Do you have a new career in mind already, or do you just want to do something—anything—different? Are you looking for something completely different, in a whole new sphere, or are you just looking for a change of pace? Figure out what it is you want, and set yourself a clear target for your new career. 2. Do Some... Read more →


Ramon Rivera, Wanted for Liability Drug Induced Dealth

MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic City man has been indicted and is currently wanted by law enforcement on charges of the Strict Liability Drug Induced Death of Felipe Popocati Garcia Lopez, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On April 28, 2021, Ramon Rivera, 50, (photo) was indicted for the drug induced death of Lopez on September 23, 2020. On Sept. 23, 2020, Atlantic City Police patrol officers responded to Haps Laundromat in Atlantic City for a report of two unresponsive men. Inside Haps Laundromat, police met with the defendant Rivera, who was working as an employee at the laundromat. The officers then located Felipe Popocati Garcia LoRpez, 42, and Isidro Arenas, 39, both of Atlantic City who were unresponsive and suffering from apparent drug overdoses.... Read more →


What Do I Wear a Harness Bra With? Body Harness Accessories Make Your Gorgeous

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Come Back to Philly: Center City Restaurant Week

PHILADELPHIA PA (May 6, 2021)(CNBNews)--Center City District Restaurant Week returns May 17 through 28. Participating restaurants are offering multi-course prix fixe lunches for $20 and dinners for $35 to enjoy indoors or outdoors at the restaurant or to take home. Whether you feel more comfortable dining out or taking home, support your favorite Center City businesses to help restore jobs during CCD Restaurant Week. Dining out is different this year. Be a responsible customer: protect yourself, protect the wait staff, respect the needs of customers. We’ll get through this together. Parking discounts have gone digital! While enjoying CCD Restaurant Week, park for $9 or less at participating facilities from 4:45 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. From May 17-28, 2021, your favorite restaurants are offering multi-course prix... Read more →


CAMDEN COUNTY RECEIVES $1M FOR CONSTRUCTION OF BRIDGE

Cherry Hill, NJ) – On April 27, the state Department of Transportation (NJDOT), in partnership with the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC), announced a $1 million award to the county for the construction of a pedestrian/bike bridge over Cooper River in Camden City. The bridge will connect two major portions of the planned Camden County LINK Trail. The new route will serve to divert bicyclists and pedestrians from traveling directly alongside the congested Admiral Wilson Boulevard and provide easy access to the River Birch Connector Trail. “This is a critical piece of infrastructure which will connect two portions of the Camden County LINK Trail, a 33-mile multi-use trail that we expect to bring economic and public health benefits to towns throughout the county,” said... Read more →


How Do You Make a Deposit at a Casino in Canada?

Visiting land-based and online casinos has always been one of the favorite pastimes among Canadian citizens. The unique excitement and fun of casino games have turned many brick-and-mortar casino goers into virtual explorers of online platforms. However, one of the main issues that most of the new players still experience is the payment options available at online operators. In this article, we’ll take a look at different ways in which you can make deposits in online casinos in Canada. How Do You Choose an Online Casino in Canada? One of the main things that any new online player should know is how to choose the best operator. There are different things that separate the best online casinos from those that might be risky. Firstly, the... Read more →


Camden County's Public Service Recognition Week

CAMDEN CITY, NJ--Camden County's Public Service Recognition Week, a celebration dedicated to honoring the men and women who serve our nation as public employees is being held this week. Louis Cappelli, head of the Camden County Board of Commissioners, said "As elected officials, we have the pleasure of witnessing county employees’ tireless service and its impact every day. Camden County could not be the incredible place that so many call homes if not for the men and women responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of government programs and services." "The coronavirus pandemic put incredible pressure on public servants to act, and we are extremely proud of the effort this team put together for the health and safety of our residents. In just one year, the... Read more →


Archdiocese Kindergarten Teacher Publishes First Book, Pepper The Pointer

Ms. Kyrsten Amanto is an educator at Saint Maximilian Kolbe School in West Chester Ms. Kyrsten Amanto, a kindergarten teacher at Saint Maximilian Kolbe School in West Chester (Chester County) recently published her first book, Pepper the Pointer. The narrative follows the main characters, Kyky and Pepper. Kyky tends to mind her own business, but her best bud Pepper points out things around them to teach Kyky valuable lessons. The genesis for the book came during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic when Ms. Amanto spent a lot of time at home with her dog, Pepper, a two-year-old German Shorthaired Pointer, watching media reports of civil unrest and an overall lack of kindness and compassion in society. Ms. Kyrsten Amanto said, “In school, especially for... Read more →


How Do You Choose The Best Online Casinos in  Australia?

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Authorities Arrest Juveniles Allegedly Involved in Boardwalk Robbery

Atlantic City Boardwalk ATLANTIC CITY—On Saturday, May 2, 2021, detectives of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and detectives of the Atlantic City Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Section arrested additional juveniles in connection to a robbery on the Atlantic City Boardwalk on April 1, 2021, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. This investigation is continuing in order to identify and charge any additional individuals involved in the robbery, Prosecutor Tyner said. At 7:41 p.m., on April 1, 2021, Atlantic City Police Officers responded to a business in the 1500 block of the Boardwalk in reference to a male with a knife. Personnel at the Atlantic City Police Surveillance Center further advised officers that multiple juveniles were damaging the store and assaulting individuals. While attempting to... Read more →


Atlantic City PD Radom Acts of Copness

ATLANTIC CITY- The Atlantic City Police Citizens Police Academy is a free, nine-week civilian academy for city adults and participants graduated on April 30, 2021. At the graduation, Neighborhood Coordination Officers of the Atlantic City Police Department offered RANDOM ACTS OF COPNESS as they assisted in organizing the event and serving food to graduates and those in attendance. . “Since yesterday these NCO officers have been here cleaning the gym and preparing for the event. These officers are truly protecting and serving,” Atlantic City Police Lt. Santiago said on the day of the event. The Atlantic City Citizens Police Academy is organized in an effort to foster and promote an understanding by the citizens in Atlantic City of the services and challenges facing public safety... Read more →


CNB PET NEWS: How a Small Atlanta Non-Profit Pet Clinic Made a Difference

International Spay & Neuter Clinic Puts Atlanta Non-Profit at Goal of 2,000 Dog & Cats Altered Marietta, GA (May 5th, 2021) — Animal activist, Janice Overbeck has focused on raising money and awareness for spay and neuter clinics in Mexico through her non-profit, JO Gives, Inc., since April 2019 when she traveled there with her husband and children in hopes of creating the first Homeless Pets Club internationally. Instead of finding pet homelessness and overcrowding in animal shelters like we see in the United States, she found an overpopulation issue in the impoverished areas of Ensenada and Tijuana, Mexico where residents do not have the income to spay or neuter their pets. Janice became connected with locals and other Americans who work tirelessly to alleviate... Read more →


5 Important Things You Should Consider When Buying Earrings

Earrings are must-have accessories for many ladies as they help in complimenting your dress code and look. However, there’s a variety of earrings on the market today of different designs, colors, and materials among others. So, you must be in a position to choose the best earrings among the many provided that will boost your personality and looks. Following are the important things you need to consider when buying earrings: 1. Your Face Type Different face types have various earrings that are best fit for each. Well, if you have an oval-shaped face, you are lucky because it matches with any type of earrings but the oval-shaped ones give you a more striking look. If you have a round face, you have to wear long... Read more →


Seashore Residents Concerned About Proposed Offshore Wind Farm

By MADDY VITALE/https://somerspoint.com Jeff Reichle and his son, Wayne, didn’t hold up signs expressing their opposition to a proposed offshore wind farm during a peaceful protest Tuesday outside of the Cape May County Administration Building in Cape May Court House. The Atlantic County Utilities Authority is home to the state’s first commercial wind farm located in Atlantic City (CNBNews photo files) But the two men, from Lund Fisheries Inc. in Cape May, along with several of their fellow fishermen and women, are concerned. They are concerned about their livelihood and what the gigantic wind turbines built in the ocean could mean to marine life and how they could safely navigate the structures and what the project would do to commercial and recreational fishing. “Our issue... Read more →


Camden County Reports 83 New COVID Cases

(Gloucester Township, NJ) (May 5, 2021)– The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 83 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 48,165 in Camden County today and 1,175 total fatalities. “Even as we see our cases finally begin to decline, we must continue to be mindful of what is happening in India and elsewhere in the world. This virus remains a very serious threat,” said County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “The only way to truly protect ourselves is for the vast majority of people to get vaccinated. If you have not gotten your shot yet, do not delay any longer. We are accepting walk-in patients at the county vaccination... Read more →


College Baseball: Rowan and Stockton Begin Quarterfinal Series Friday, Games Begin at Noon

GLASSBORO, NJ – The top-seeded Rowan baseball team opens its quest for the conference title when the Profs begin play in the 2012 NJAC Baseball Championship Tournament on Friday, May 7. Rowan will host 8th-seeded Stockton in a best-of-three quarterfinal series with games at noon and 4 p.m. If a third game is necessary, it will be played at Rowan on Saturday, May 8 at 2 p.m. Gloucestercitynews.net graphics The Profs, winners of their last 10 games, are 19-3 and 17-1 in the league and have moved up to ninth in the national rankings by D3Baseball.com. Rowan is seeking its first conference title since 2018 and its second under head coach Mike Dickson, who was named the NJAC’s Coach of the Year. The program has... Read more →


Michael W.Bull, Pennsauken School District Guidance Counselor

January 11, 1951 to May 1, 2021, Age 70. Loving and devoted husband of Jacqueline Bull (nee Henry). Cherished son of the late Theron Bull and the late Frances Bull (nee Budniak). Beloved brother of the late Theron Bull and his surviving wife, Patricia Bull (nee O’Donnell). Cherished uncle of Jennifer Carter, Susan Buell and Timothy Bull. Michael was a graduate of Saint Joseph High School, Camden, NJ. He earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Glassboro State College. Mike had a thirty- three year affiliation with the Pennsauken School District. He started his career as a physical education/health teacher. Then, moving into the role of guidance counselor in the middle school as well as the junior and senior high schools. His love of sports... Read more →


Pastor Steffie Bartley Releases Statement on the Firing of Sara Erwin 

NEW JERSEY (May 5, 2021) — National Action Network’s North East Regional Director Pastor Steffie Bartley released the following statement on the firing of Sara Erwin from the Hopewell Township Police Department for her statements regarding Black Lives Matter Protestors: “I applaud the Hopewell Township Police Department for denouncing the reprehensible actions of former officer Sara Erwin and for expeditiously terminating her from the department. There is no place in the department for hateful rhetoric when we should be fostering unity and community-police relations. We are going to continue to monitor the changes within the department to address racial inequality and sensitivity. National Action Network will continue to work with local departments, advocates, activists, and clergy to continue to reform the New Jersey criminal justice... Read more →


Authorities Charge Pemberton Men with Possession of Handguns

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David King announced that two Pemberton Township residents have been charged with firearms offenses after being found in possession of handguns in the Sunbury Village section of the township. Kavon Carter, 23, (above, right) of White Pine Court, was charged with Possession of a Weapon While Committing Certain Drug Crimes (Second Degree), Certain Persons Prohibited from Possessing Firearms (Second Degree), Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Second Degree), Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Second Degree), Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Third Degree), Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance with Intent to Distribute (Third Degree), Unlawful Possession of Ammunition (Fourth Degree), Allowing a Minor Access to a Loaded Firearm (Disorderly Persons) and Possession... Read more →


Video: You Never Heard This Version Of The Star Spangled Banner

CNBNews Editor's Note: To all those who wonder why we stand for the playing of the National Anthem take a moment to watch this film. We would also urge all those athletes who do not stand for one reason or the other for the playing of the Anthem to also take the time to watch it. If after watching it you still despise our National Anthem, Our Flag, Our Country, I would suggest you pack your bags and move out of the United States. Head to Canada or some other foreign country. And, if you need help packing left me know I be glad to lend a hand. Thank you to mona rose for posting the video. Since it was first published in 2013 it... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Employers are entitled to tax credits for providing paid leave to employees

...who take time off related to COVID-19 vaccinations April 2021 The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) allows small and midsize employers, and certain governmental employers, to claim refundable tax credits that reimburse them for the cost of providing paid sick and family leave to their employees due to COVID-19, including leave taken by employees to receive or recover from COVID-19 vaccinations. The ARP tax credits are available to eligible employers that pay sick and family leave for leave from April 1, 2021, through September 30, 2021. Here are some basic facts about the employers eligible for the tax credits and how these employers may claim the credit for leave paid to employees who take leave to receive or recover from COVID-19 vaccinations. Eligible... Read more →


Democrats Want The FCC to Block Conservative Voices

Democrats in Congress want the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to block the sale of a tiny south Florida radio station because the new owner fired a Hillary Clinton fundraiser who once served as mayor of a local city. The politician turned radio host, Raul Martinez, was the Spanish-language station’s top host before a conservative media conglomerate bought it and changed the liberal-leaning programming. The deal received sparse local media coverage but earned national attention when lawmakers in Washington D.C. asked a federal agency to reject the sale for what appears to be political reasons. It all seems to be connected to Democrats blaming conservative local Spanish media for losing two key south Florida congressional seats in the 2020 election. In the state’s District 27, political... Read more →


Gloucester City School Board Seeking Bids for Middle School Field Lights

After Spending $1.3 Million for a New High School Field The Board NOW Wants to Spend Your Money on stadium lighting at the Middle School...Why? William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews)(May 5, 2021)--The Gloucester City Board of Education is advertising for bids for Exterior Field Lighting at the Gloucester City Middle School at 500 Market Street. The project consists of but is not limited to, providing field lighting poles and fixtures on previously installed concrete bases utilizing previously installed conduit, wiring, and controllers. The bid advertisement (below), which cost taxpayers $158.40 to be published was forwarded to us by a friend. CNBNews is publishing the announcement as a public service. In the summer of 2016, the public learned that the new... Read more →


Cramer Hill Plan Virtual Public Meeting Tonight

Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, in conjunction with the City of Camden and St. Joseph’s Carpenter Society, want to hear from residents and stakeholders to inform a new neighborhood plan for Cramer Hill. A virtual community meeting will be held on Thursday, May 6th @ 6PM on the topic of Environment/Open Space/Land Use. Join us via Zoom here: https://zoom.us/j/93900679608?pwd=VVFjMTdwczNOaGJtWjEzQll1akI4dz09 Virtual Event Thursday, May 6th, 2021 @ 6:00 pm Read more →


Repair Work to Ingrams Thorofare Bridge Should Be Completed by May 14

From the County of Cape May: Beginning Monday morning May 3, 2021 and continuing until Friday May 14, 2021, the Ingram’s Thorofare Bridge along C.R. 601 will be restricted to a single lane with alternating traffic. Motorist will be able to cross the bridge, however, travel will be limited to a single lane as workers grind the new concrete deck surface for enhanced rideability and cut grooves in the deck for traction and drainage. During the closure of one of the bridge lanes, traffic will alternate around the construction zone and be controlled by a temporary traffic signal. The road will remain open, however, motorists should expect delays. This traffic pattern will be in place throughout the two-week period of construction. source BOROUGH OF AVALON Read more →


Avalon Lions Club Donates $6000 to ReStore in Cape May Court House

With a check for $6,000 in hand, members of the Avalon Lions Club paid a visit to the ReStore in Cape May Court House for a presentation ceremony. The Lions’ check was the latest in a series of donations by the Club to a dozen charities based in Cape May County. Lions president, Jamie McDermott, says Habitat has been close to the Lions for years, in fact several members are also volunteers there. Habitat for Humanity helps build housing for needy families and relies on donations and volunteers to get the job done..just like the Lions. Read more →


City of Philadelphia Recognizes Same Sex and Same Gender Couples

Same-sex and same-gender couples can be officially recognized by the City of Philadelphia as life partners. Life partners have the same rights and benefits as opposite-sex married couples. One or both members of a life partnership can choose to terminate the partnership. A life partnership automatically terminates when any member dies or enters into a marriage with another person. If your relationship with your life partner ends, you must notify the City. How To notify the City that you have ended a life partnership, you must file a termination statement. You may also need to file a termination statement proof of service. Joint termination statements If both members of the life partnership sign a termination statement, the life partnership will be terminated effective 60 days... Read more →