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Potomac Square Dance

WEEKLY WASTEBASKET: The first full Biden budget proposal Budget & Tax | Weekly Wastebasket May 27, 2021 | President Biden’s first full year budget proposal is finally arriving. Normally administrations tout all their new priorities in their first budget. But the Fiscal Year 2022 request is coming when it is least likely to be seen, the Friday before Memorial Day. Perhaps that is because the president has already enacted or proposed $6 trillion in spending – dwarfing a roughly $1.5 trillion annual discretionary spending budget. Regardless, at Taxpayers for Common Sense we are budget watchdogs, so we’ll be reading and analyzing this multi-volume tome for quite some time to come. But considering we’ve seen the “Skinny Budget” (except they didn’t call it that) and some of the pre-release rollout, this request is starting to remind us of a barn yard square dance. Every year, Congress and the administration do a... Read more →


William L Brandt, Jr. of Gloucester City; Overnite Truck Driver, American Legion Member

William L Brandt, Jr. November 5, 1939 ~ May 19, 2021 (age 81) There are times when we make history and there are times when history makes us. Our American soldiers don't fight because they hate what's in front of them. They uphold the ideals of our American freedoms because they love what's behind them. “The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here…” In his inaugural speech, President John F. Kennedy said, “Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country. William L. Brandt, Jr. contributed to the manpower of our great nation in the United States Army. A true hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength, but by the size of his heart. Bill was a simple man, a good man who loved life’s little things... Read more →


Bordentown Township Police Chief Sentenced to 28 Months in Prison for Lying to FBI

CAMDEN CITY N.J. – The retired chief of the Bordentown Township Police Department was sentenced today to 28 months in prison for lying to FBI agents who were questioning him about violating an 18-year-old man’s civil rights during an arrest, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Gloucestercitynews.net files Frank M. Nucera Jr., 64, of Bordentown, New Jersey, was convicted in October 2019 of one count of making false statements to FBI agents who were interviewing him about an arrest that occurred on Sept. 1. 2016. Nucera is also charged by indictment with one count of hate crime assault and one count of deprivation of civil rights under color of law; a mistrial was declared on those counts, and he is awaiting retrial. According to documents filed in this case and the evidence at trial: On Sept. 1, 2016, two Bordentown Township police officers responded to a phone call from... Read more →


New Jersey Updates COVID Restrictions to Align with New CDC Guidance

TRENTON, May 27, 2021 – NFIB, or the National Federation of Independent Business, is more optimistic about the Garden State’s re-opening and the future of small business in the state. This comes after Governor Murphy’s announcement that because of new guidelines from the CDC, more restrictions will be lifted to help New Jersey’s small businesses continue to recover from the health and economic crisis and pandemic. Starting tomorrow, the state’s indoor mask mandate is no longer in effect. Also, most remaining restrictions on venues, including restaurants, will be lifted on this date. This order rescinds all social distancing requirements and capacity restrictions, with some limited exceptions. Starting June 4, all remaining indoor gathering limits will be lifted. You can read the full text of the governor’s order here. State Director for NFIB in New Jersey, Eileen Kean, reacts to the Governor’s announcement: “This is a great news for New Jersey... Read more →


8 Individuals of Burglary Crew Charged, Gang Targeted Homeowners of Asian Descent

NEWARK, N.J. – Eight members of an interstate burglary crew were charged for their roles in a conspiracy that targeted homeowners of Asian descent for residential burglaries, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced today. Rabine Armour of Easton, Pennsylvania; Kevin Burton of Newark; Kevin Jackson of Rahway, New Jersey; Thomas Rodgers of Newark; James Hurt of Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania; Sherman Glasco of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; Randi Barr of Irvington, New Jersey; and Terrance Black of Irvington, New Jersey, are charged by complaint with conspiracy to commit interstate transportation of stolen property. Burton is also charged with one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm, and conspiring with Keesha Davis, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, to tamper with evidence. The defendants will appear by videoconference today before U.S. Magistrate Judge James B. Clark III. As alleged in the complaint, these defendants were part of a sophisticated, multi-state burglary crew that... Read more →


Officer Down: K-9 Jango Shot and Killed by Convicted Felon

K9 Jango Bakersfield Police Department, California End of Watch Tuesday, April 27, 2021 K9 Jango was shot and killed while attempting an apprehension of a convicted felon following a pursuit of a stolen vehicle. Officers had attempted to stop the vehicle on Highway 58 but the subject refused to stop and lead officers on a pursuit. The vehicle crashed through a chainlink fence along the highway and the man fled on foot into a nearby residential area. The man was located hiding in the backyard of a home in the 2000 block of Feliz Drive and K9 Jango was released to perform an apprehension. During the apprehension, the man opened fire with a handgun and killed K9 Jango. Other officers returned fire and killed the subject. RELATED: Via Officer Down Memorial Page CNB Crime Blue Line CNBNews Tips and Snippets CNBNews Point of View BREAKING NEWS published Gloucestercitynews.net | May... Read more →


Drew Ryback Pitches Complete Game, Ryan Murphy Hitts Grand Slam; Rowan Wins 1st Game

MARIETTA, OHIO - Drew Ryback pitched a complete game and Ryan Murphy hit a grand slam to lead seventh-ranked Rowan to an 8-1 win over Penn State Behrend (25-12) in the opening game of the NCAA Division III Regionals at Marietta College. Rowan (26-4) moves on to the winner's bracket and will play the loser of the St. John Fisher vs. North Carolina Wesleyan game on Friday at 2:30 p.m. Ryback (8-1) threw his third complete game of the season, with five strikeouts and no walks to earn the victory. The senior lefthander did not allow a hit or baserunner in the final four innings. Murphy keyed a five-run third inning for the top-seeded Profs with his second grand slam of the year, and his team-leading ninth home run. He went 3-for-5 on the day with four RBI and two runs scored, while Ryan McIsaac and Ryan Mostrangeli were each... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: JUNE 4: MASKS OPTIONAL FOR MOST VACCINATED WORKERS

New Jersey has a new policy: If you're fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you don't need to wear a mask indoors or keep a 6-foot distance from other people. That includes at work, starting on June 4. One exception: state workers, e.g. Motor Vehicle Commission employees. Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order to this effect yesterday, alongside another order that enables companies to call back employees into in-person workplaces. (NJ.com / WHYY) MASKS REQUIRED WHERE KIDS ARE: SCHOOLS, CHILD CARE As the new, statewide COVID rules begin to take effect, there are still several areas where masks are still mandatory, including health care settings and public transit. And masks must stay on in child-focused environments, like schools, camps, and child care centers. One thing has changed, though: capacity limits have been lifted for child care settings. (NorthJersey / NJ.com) NJ TRANSIT: 16 ELECTRIC BUSES IN NEWARK, 8 IN CAMDEN NJ... Read more →


What you can do for more followers on Instagram 

Do you feel like your growth on Instagram is slowing down a bit and want to know what you can do to grow your follower count? Have you thought about using Instagram to market your business but don’t have enough followers to do this yet? Instagram is a great way to share photos and videos with family, friends, and followers. But what you may not know is that there are some things you can do to get more followers on Instagram. Instagram is a great social media platform to promote your business and products. The more followers you have, the better your reach will be, and this is exactly what you want. Growing your followers isn’t easy and there is a lot of competition, but it is even more difficult if you are new to the platform. To start, you can try using growth services like Growthsilo, which is a... Read more →


Gloucester City Police Raid West Winds Wellness Cannabis/Apparel Store

Gloucestercitynews.net files William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 27, 2021)--The West Winds Wellness store, 340 South Broadway was raided yesterday afternoon, May 26, around 4:15 PM. by members of the Gloucester City Detective Bureau, the Gloucester City Patrol Division, and the Camden County Sheriff's Department S.E.R.T. Eight officers were involved in Wednesday's investigation; Detective Keith O'Donnell (Case Agent), Detective Sergeant Carl Depoder, Detective Joe Hopkins, Investigator John Bryszewski, and Officers Greg Coxe, George Spingler, Sean Gartland, and William Defoney. West Winds store 340 S. Broadway, Gloucester City (CNBNews photo) The store opened earlier this week. After it opened Michael Mahoney, the owner of the business, was asked by CNBNews if he had obtained the proper paperwork from Gloucester City to open the store, "We are insured for almost $5 million dollars. I have a business license. We sell all this cool apparel. The city approved my... Read more →


Major League Baseball Great Lou Gehrig to be Honored by American Legion Baseball

The American Legion MAY 06, 2021 Major League Baseball great and Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig started as a first baseman for the New York Yankees on June 2, 1925. He died on June 2, 1941, at the young age of 37 from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) – also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. MLB is starting an annual tradition of observing Lou Gehrig Day on June 2 to raise awareness of ALS and those afflicted with the debilitating disease that affects the nervous system. Through its American Legion Baseball program, The American Legion is following suit with MLB as an opportunity to bring greater awareness to the connection of ALS and military service. American Legion Resolution No. 6 strongly encourages “every American Legion Baseball team to observe a moment of silence before their game(s) each year on June 2 in memory of Major League Baseball’s great Lou Gehrig and... Read more →


Congressional Candidate Harold Earls Responds to the Upcoming Federal Unemployment Opt-Out in Georgia

Harold Earls, his wife and two children (photo provided) ROSWELL, GEORGIA —a Georgia Governor, Brian Kemp, announced the state will be opting out of the federal unemployment benefits that were put in place to help those whose jobs were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Harold Earls, Candidate for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District added: “I recently sat down with business owners in my district and talked with them about who their biggest competitors are. The immediate response of ‘the federal government’ was overwhelming. Our businesses are struggling because the Biden administration is encouraging a ‘hand-out’ society. It’s rife with corruption, and the by-product is a new non-working class. I believe that the Governor’s decision to opt-out of the 300 extra dollars a month of federal unemployment will encourage those not working to actively seek out new employment and in turn, keep our local economy moving. Our local businesses are struggling and... Read more →


Boys & Girls Club of Camden County member to study at Rowan University in the fall

MHS Lift Awards Third-Annual College Scholarship to Camden Teen MHS Lift Scholarship Recipient Tamiah Williams, 18, of Camden, proudly displays a Rowan University sweatshirt she received in recognition of her full scholarship. Williams plans to study biology at Rowan University in the fall. Pictured: Brothers Brett Levin (left) and Andy Levin (far right) of MHS Lift, and Joseph Delgado, senior director of development, William G. Rohrer College of Business at Rowan University. PENNSAUKEN, NJ (May 26, 2021) - - MHS Lift, a national provider of warehousing and distribution solutions, recently revealed that 18-year-old Camden resident Tamiah Williams is the fourth recipient in three years to be awarded the MHS Lift Scholarship Fund, a full scholarship to Rowan University. Established in 2019 by Andy and Brett Levin, brothers and co-owners of MHS Lift, the MHS Lift Scholarship Fund, in partnership with Rowan University, provides full academic support, including books, room and... Read more →


NJ Working Families Endorses Joe Cryan for State Senate, Elton Custis for Mayor of Camden

And A Three-Candidate Slate For Camden Council Camden City-- New Jersey Working Families Alliance has announced its endorsement of Joe Cryan for State Senate and Elton Custis for Mayor of Camden. For Camden City Council At-Large seats, NJWF has endorsed Carmen Lozada, Carla Benson, and Hector Rojas. Gloucestercitynews.net files Joe Cryan has served in the New Jersey Senate since 2018, representing the 20th Legislative District. Elton Custis is currently serving on the Camden School Advisory Board since 2019, and he’s running to succeed Mayor Frank Moran, who is stepping down. “Elton Custis won a citywide race as a Camden board of education candidate, and is now running for Mayor with his team. He clearly has a strong base within the community, which makes him a strong and viable candidate in Camden- which is what the city needs to protect its interests from a predatory County who has attempted to remove... Read more →


SNHU Announces Winter 2021 Dean's List

MANCHESTER, NH (05/19/2021)-- It is with great pleasure that Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) congratulates the following students on being named to the Winter 2021 Dean's List. The winter term runs from January to May. Full-time students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.500 to 3.699 are named to the Dean's List. Full-time status is achieved by earning 12 credits; undergraduate day students must earn 12 credits in fall or spring semester, and online students must earn 12 credits in either EW1 & EW2, EW3 & EW4, or EW5 & EW6. Tyreece Garrick of Pine Hill (08021) Kevin Richardson of Delanco (08075) Shamarr Robinson of Wenonah (08090) Bolivar Flores of Sicklerville (08081) Shadonna Clark of Paulsboro (08066) Amirah Johnson of Clementon (08021) Giavanna Santiago of Sicklerville (08081) Stephen House of Bridgeton (08302) Aynsley Meshanic of Marlton (08055) Maira Peralta of Camden (08103) McKenzie Daley of Cherry Hill (08002)... Read more →


Do You Need a Grain Cleaner? Can Metra Grain Cleaner Suffice Your Need?

Do You Need a Grain Cleaner? Are you interested in grain cleaner? Or, is this the first time when you have heard about this equipment? Are you now wondering whether this equipment is worth purchasing or not? Well, all these questions are now answered in this article. So, please keep reading and reveal all the details in the sections below. Grain cleaners are a piece of extremely useful and essential equipment. The main utility of this equipment is that it can efficiently remove coarse contaminants from grains. To be more precise, this is an automated machine using which you can remove dirt, dust, and similar particles from the grain. Removing such elements from grains is really very important. Or otherwise, they will cause contamination of finished products that is not desired at all. Plus, these dirty grain attracts insects that will substantially cause mycotoxins and foster mold growth. All these... Read more →


Washington Politics: Never Again PAC to Target 147 Republicans aka The Treason Caucus

WASHINGTON, DC -- The Never Again PAC, a new independent expenditure organization that will hold the most dangerous and extreme Republican Members of Congress accountable, launched and released an introductory spot evoking the deadly insurrection at the Capitol on January 6 and the Members of Congress who enabled it. Never Again PAC will target the 147 Republican Members who refused to certify the electoral college -- the “Treason Caucus” -- as part of its mission to break the vicious cycle where Republicans are rewarded for taking extreme, anti-democratic positions. Never Again PAC plans to defeat members of Congress who carried Donald Trump’s authoritarian policies, culminating in the deadly attack on the Capitol. "Never Again PAC is founded on the principle that in order for our democracy to flourish, we need to punish Republicans at the ballot box for what they’ve done. Now that Donald Trump is out of office, Republicans... Read more →


Ephemerality: Dances In Time

Outdoor dance performance marks one of the first live dance performances in a year at Muhlenberg College ALLENTOWN, PA (05/20/2021)-- Muhlenberg College dancers shared their creativity through movement, as the Muhlenberg Dance Program and the Muhlenberg Dance Association collaborated to present "Ephemerality: Dances In Time," a showcase for dance works created by student and faculty choreographers April 16-18. Many students joined together to make this event possible, including local students: Lacey Berk of Margate (08402) Sarah Krsnak of Medford (08055) Jenna Greenwald of Voorhees (08043) Madison Cornelius of Browns Mills (08015) Desire Suarez of Bridgeton (08302) Desire Suarez of Bridgeton (08318) WATCH NOW: Video Performance WATCH NOW: Preview & Interview Video "This concert is truly living up to its name on so many levels," says Randall Anthony Smith, the concert's artistic director and faculty advisor. "The dance works hold an energy specific to the choreographers and how they connect to... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Officer Michael Wall Succumbs to Fatal Heart Attack Breaking Up Juvenile Mob Attack

Detention Services Officer Michael Wall Los Angeles County Probation Department, California End of Watch Friday, April 30, 2021 Detention Services Officer Michael Wall suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after restraining a juvenile offender who had led a mob assault on another juvenile offender at the Central Juvenile Hall at 1605 Eastlake Avenue in Los Angeles. The attack occurred inside of a classroom and two of the offenders then ran into a field in front of the facility. Officer Wall and another officer pursued the juveniles into the field and restrained one of them. Officer Wall suddenly collapsed into the arms of another officer, who immediately began CPR along with other staff. Officer Wall was transported to a local hospital where he passed away during emergency surgery. Officer Wall had served with the Los Angeles County Probation Department for 14 years. He is survived by his daughter and sisters. RELATED:... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

(CNBNEWS)--Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home from Penn State for Christmas Vacation in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Click on Picture to Enlarge CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE Read more →


Rowan Baseball Begins Quest for NCAA Division III Title; First Game Thursday 11AM

MARIETTA, OHIO - The seventh-ranked Rowan baseball team begins play in the NCAA Division III Regionals on Thursday, May 27 in the double-elimination tournament at Marietta College, which features three other Top 25 teams. The top-seeded Profs will take on sixth-seeded Penn State Behrend in the opening round at 11 a.m. at Don and Sue Schaly Field at Pioneer Park. WATCH | LISTEN (Rowan Radio) | LIVE STATS | GAME PROGRAM | TICKETS | REGIONAL BRACKET/SCHEDULE | ROWAN STATS The winner of this game will play on Friday at 2:30 p.m., with the loser of the game playing in an elimination contest on Friday at 11 a.m. The Profs (25-4) captured the NJAC Championship and received the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, and are making the 27th appearance in school history, and the first since 2019. Penn State Behrend (25-11) won the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference championship and... Read more →


"Gathering Strength Through Adversity: A Conversation with Commissioner Danielle Outlaw"

(Philadelphia PD, PA) Hosted by the USDOJ International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) Police Development Advisory Council (IPDAC) Webinar Thurs, May 27, 2021 9:00AM (Washington, DC and Philadelphia, PA time) (International time zones included below) Webex link: https://doj-crm.webex.com/doj-crm/onstage/g.php?MTID=e9d1480e5ee268d54b6530305a41f00fc ” This is the eighth in ICITAP’s webinar series, which focuses on law enforcement leadership and police reform in the United States. With introductory remarks from (and moderation by) ICITAP Women’s Leadership and Empowerment Advisor Lynn Holland, this one-hour webinar will feature Commissioner Danielle Outlaw, who will share her experience serving and leading law enforcement communities in Oakland, Portland, and Philadelphia. Commissioner Outlaw will describe a number of defining moments in her career, which have helped inspire critical conversations about racial justice and police reform both within her department as well as with the people she has taken an oath to protect. Philadelphia Police Commissioner, Danielle M. Outlaw, is an experienced... Read more →


ROWAN MEN’S TRACK & FIELD TO COMPETE IN NORTH CAROLINA NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

GREENSBORO, NC – This week, the Rowan men’s track & field team travels to the NCAA Division III Championships on Thursday-Saturday, May 27-29 at the Irwin Belk Track Complex. The Profs’ qualifiers are Nana Agyemang (long jump, 4x100 meter relay), Ian Bain (discus), Jah’mere Beasley (100 meters, 200 meters, 4x100 meter relay, 4x400 meter relay), Justin Bishop (4x400 meter relay), Amara Conte (4x400 meter relay), Donovan Clement (4x100 meter relay), Ahmir Johnson (long jump, triple jump), Julio Lebron (javelin), Dan McAleavey (javelin), Julian Pratt (100 meters, 4x100 meter relay), Edgar Rosa (javelin) and Francis Terry (4x400 meter relay). The top declared 17 individuals and 14 declared relays in Division III will participate at the NCAA Championships. Live Results - https://tf.deltatiming.com/ncaa/2021-ncaa-d3-outdoor-championships Live Video - https://www.ncaa.com/liveschedule/2021/05/27​ “We are excited to be competing at a NCAA championship once again after the last four championships our athletes were eligible for were cancelled due to... Read more →


Doris Mae Burns, of Gloucester City; worked at St. Marys Grammar School, Active in Ponytail League

Doris Burns (“Dory”), 77, passed away peacefully on May 24, 2021 at home after a courageous battle with cancer. Dory was born on June 3, 1943 in Chester, Pennsylvania to Ethel and Gilbert Craig. Dory grew up in Gloucester City, became a lifelong resident and loved living on Morris Street with all her wonderful friends and neighbors. During those years, she enjoyed her bowling leagues, was actively involved with the Gloucester City Ponytail League, and working at St. Mary’s Grammar School. Dory most enjoyed spoiling her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She made a lifetime of memories and was sure to have a great time wherever she happened to be. Dory is survived by her loving husband, Duke, her children, Joanne (Bob), Susan (Bob), Doris (Dennis), Stephanie (Bob) and Lance (Joyce); her 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren, her sisters and all her many loving nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be... Read more →


Attention NJ School Districts: Safe Routes to School Applications Being Accepted for 2022 Grants

Funds support projects to encourage walking and biking to K-8 schools (Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced the grant solicitation period for the 2022 Safe Streets to School (SRTS) program is open, with applications being accepted starting today, Tuesday, May 25 through October 14, 2021. “As part of NJDOT’s commitment to communities, we work with the three regional planning authorities to provide federal funding to counties and municipalities for local transportation projects that improve safety and strengthen the cultural, aesthetic, and environmental aspects of our transportation system,” NJDOT Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti said. “Safe Routes to School grants provide resources to local communities throughout New Jersey to enhance our sidewalks and crosswalks that allow our children to safely walk or bike to school, without the need to impact local property taxes.” The SRTS program is funded through the Federal Highway Administration’s Federal Aid Program and is... Read more →


How Can Businesses Offer A More Meaningful Experience to Customers with Geo-Tagging? 

Of late, many businesses are waking up to the fact that they can optimize their marketing efforts significantly by creating campaigns with a location-specific focus. It has led to the rising popularity of location optimization techniques like geo-tagging, geo-tracking, and geo targeting besides geo search. Understanding Geo-Tagging Reaching out to your target audience is more effective when you know their demographics and behavior well. You can improve the efficiency of your marketing campaigns by focusing on specific locations. Geo-targeting, or geo-tagging as it is often referred to, is the strategy of pinpointing specific locations where you want to focus your marketing campaigns. According to Forbes, geo-targeting can be very effective in reaching out to prospects with customized messages at precisely the right time that resonate the best with them. Typical Applications of Geo Tagging Even though geo-tagging began as a method for people to show others their location at a... Read more →


Officer Down: Officer Michael Wall Suffers Deadly Heart Attack while Breaking Up Prison Fight

Detention Services Officer Michael Wall Los Angeles County Probation Department, California End of Watch Friday, April 30, 2021 Detention Services Officer Michael Wall suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after restraining a juvenile offender who had led a mob assault on another juvenile offender at the Central Juvenile Hall at 1605 Eastlake Avenue in Los Angeles. The attack occurred inside of a classroom and two of the offenders then ran into a field in front of the facility. Officer Wall and another officer pursued the juveniles into the field and restrained one of them. Officer Wall suddenly collapsed into the arms of another officer, who immediately began CPR along with other staff. Officer Wall was transported to a local hospital where he passed away during emergency surgery. Officer Wall had served with the Los Angeles County Probation Department for 14 years. He is survived by his daughter and sisters. RELATED:... Read more →


Detention Services Officer Michael Wall Los Angeles County Probation Department, California End of Watch Friday, April 30, 2021 Detention Services Officer Michael Wall suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after restraining a juvenile offender who had led a mob assault on another juvenile offender at the Central Juvenile Hall at 1605 Eastlake Avenue in Los Angeles. The attack occurred inside of a classroom and two of the offenders then ran into a field in front of the facility. Officer Wall and another officer pursued the juveniles into the field and restrained one of them. Officer Wall suddenly collapsed into the arms of another officer, who immediately began CPR along with other staff. Officer Wall was transported to a local hospital where he passed away during emergency surgery. Officer Wall had served with the Los Angeles County Probation Department for 14 years. He is survived by his daughter and sisters. Detective... Read more →


New Poll Shows Tight Race In NJ GOP Primary

Trump Holds Tight Grip on GOP Primary Voters A new PPP poll commissioned by the DGA shows a tight race in the New Jersey GOP primary. Jack Ciattarelli holds a narrow six-point lead over Hirsh Singh in what has turned into a messy name-calling brawl. Full toplines of the poll can be viewed here. The poll shows that former President Donald Trump maintains a tight hold on the New Jersey GOP base. 81% percent of likely Republican primary voters want a candidate who embraces Trump’s agenda, and 87% hold a favorable view of the former president. Trump’s grip is also evident through the widespread strength of conspiracy theories among the base. In the Garden State, 73% of Republican likely voters believe that the January 6 insurrection was a false flag operation organized by groups opposed to Trump. 71% percent don’t believe Joe Biden was the legitimate winner of the 2020... Read more →


ROWAN’S NOTARIANNI QUALIFIED FOR NCAA TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

GREENSBORO, NC – Rowan’s Nicole Notarianni will compete in the 100 meter hurdles at the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships on Thursday-Saturday, May 27-29 at the Irwin Belk Track Complex. The 100 meter hurdle prelims are scheduled on Friday, May 28 at 2:10 p.m. and the final is on Saturday, May 29 at 12:50 p.m. Notarianni is ranked eighth among the 19 qualifiers with a time of 14.20. Live Results - https://tf.deltatiming.com/ncaa/2021-ncaa-d3-outdoor-championships Live Video - https://www.ncaa.com/liveschedule/2021/05/27 NCAA Program - https://www.ncaa.com/gameprograms​ “I am so proud of Nicole and what she did this season,” stated head coach Derek “Ringo” Adamson. “I've always seen the talent in her and I knew she could be great, but she couldn't see it in herself until this year. She finally believed what we were telling her.” “This is just what teachers do,” Adamson continued. “I am also especially proud that she was able to... Read more →


A Maryland's School District Taught Students Make America Great Again was White Supremacy

Washington, DC) Judicial Watch announced today it received 685 pages of heavily redacted records from Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) including documents related to their “Anti-racist system audit” and critical race theory classes. The documents, obtained under the Maryland Public Information Act, reveal that students of “Maryland’s Largest School District” who attended Thomas Pyle Middle School’s social justice class were taught that the phrase “Make America Great Again” was an example of “covert white supremacy.” The phrase is ranked on a pyramid just below “lynching,” “hate crimes,” “the N-word” and “racial slurs.” They were also taught that “white privilege” means being favored by school authorities and having a positive relationship with the police. Additionally, the documents show that Montgomery County Public Schools allocated over $454,000 for an “Anti-racist system audit” by The Mid-Atlantic Equity Consortium, a company that claims that their “expertise in using intersectionality as part of its theory... Read more →


Visit State Parks and Forests in NJ

DEP KICKS OFF SUMMER SEASON BY WELCOMING THE PUBLIC TO ENJOY THE OUTDOORS AT STATE PARKS AND FORESTS ‘Vax and Visit’ Program Offers Free Parks Pass to Encourage COVID-19 Vaccinations TRENTON – New Jersey’s state parks, forests, recreation areas and historic sites are gearing up to open swim areas, expand camping amenities and offer numerous outdoor educational programs ahead of Memorial Day weekend, Acting Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced today. Acting Commissioner LaTourette visited Lake Hopatcong today to announce the summer season kickoff, promote the Department’s new ‘Vax and Visit’ program as part of “Operation Jersey Summer,” and to highlight significant progress the DEP is making to address the impacts of Harmful Algal Blooms in New Jersey’s lakes and rivers. Governor Phil Murphy recently announced several new vaccination incentives as part of “Operation Jersey Summer,” a statewide public awareness campaign aimed at vaccinating New Jersey residents... Read more →


Great Entertainment Headed to Perform at the New Jersey State Fair

Featuring Cycle Circus Live’s Death-Defying Stunts, Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean’s High-Wire Acrobatics, Jurassic Kingdom’s Life-Like Dinosaurs and Lots More, Happening June 18-July 11 at MetLife Stadium East Rutherford, NJ – If you’re craving in-person entertainment this summer, State Fair Meadowlands is the place to be. New Jersey’s Great Escape has a blockbuster line up of world-class performers that will delight audiences of all ages. From cyclist daredevils and high-wire acrobats to magicians and life-like dinosaurs, this year’s fair has it all. It’s also an extra week this year, so you have even more time to enjoy it all. The Fair will take place at MetLife Stadium from June 18 - July 11, 2021. Parking is free! “This year’s FREE entertainment continues to be a star attraction,” State Fair Meadowlands Vice President Al Dorso Jr. said. “There’s a reason we bring back perennial favorites such as Cycle Circus Live and... Read more →


Memorial to Fallen NJ State Trooper Marienus “Rennie” Segeren to be Unvailed

Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout Project Marks 50th Anniversary of New Jersey State Trooper On-Duty Death Nicholas George, a Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout candidate and junior at Ocean City High School, will reveal a memorial to fallen NJ State Trooper Marienus “Rennie” Segeren (#2414), marking the 50th anniversary of his passing while working on the Atlantic City Expressway. The reveal will take place on Friday, May 28, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at the NJ State Police Barracks, on Atlantic City Expressway, at the Frank S. Farley Service Plaza. Nicholas chose this project as he has an interest in becoming involved in law enforcement as a future career. His father, Christopher George, is a South Jersey Transportation Authority employee and frequently speaks about the roadway and its history with his family. When Nicholas learned about this year being the 50th Anniversary of Trooper Segeren’s passing and the 100th... Read more →


SONIC Drive-In donates $116 to teachers in Camden City

Teacher Appreciation Month America's Drive-In thanked public school teachers by donating $1.5 million to requests for learning supplies across the country OKLAHOMA CITY (May 25, 2021) - To honor the creative efforts teachers have made to maneuver their ever-shifting learning environments and keep students engaged this past year, SONIC® Drive-In donated $1.5 million to teacher requests on national education nonprofit site DonorsChoose on Teacher Appreciation Day, May 4. As part of SONIC's ongoing Limeades for Learning initiative, the $1.5 million donation helped fund more than 7,000 teacher requests across the country in need of critical resources, including one teacher in Camden, N.J., who received a combined donation of $116.00. On Teacher Appreciation Day, the brand matched 50 percent of each donation made to all teacher requests on DonorsChoose. In Camden, the following teacher at one school received funding: Mrs. Golden at Octavius V Catto Family School for the project "Write,... Read more →


Michael Feriozzi Jr., of Clayton; GCHS Alumnus, Proud MAGA Supporter, Patriotic American

Michael Feriozzi, Jr. Clayton - Michel Anthony Feriozzi, Jr. of Clayton on Saturday, May 22, 2021. Age 20. Son of Patricia Murphy and the late Michael Anthony Feriozzi. Brother of Shea Barry and Leah, Frankie, and Alex Feriozzi. Grandson of Loretta and Bill Murphy. Uncle to Landon Immordino. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Born in Darby, PA, Michael has been a lifelong resident of Clayton. He was a 2015 graduate of Saint Michael the Archangel Regional School and a 2019 graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School. Michael also attended Rowan College at Gloucester County. He had been working as an auto detailer for Penske Automotive Group in Turnersville since graduation. Michael loved his muscle cars, especially his Shelby GT500. He liked to go dirt-biking with his siblings and friends and played ice hockey for a number of years. Michael enjoyed online gaming and spending time with... Read more →


THE SHIFTING ROLE OF FATHERS IN MODERN AMERICA

Expert Tips to Raise,Teach & Guide Kids in 2021 Parental roles have fluctuated throughout modern history. Going back to World War II, mothers were forced to shift from housewife to breadwinner as fathers went off to war. In the decades following the war, many households returned to traditional roles, though that changed again later in the century with more women entering the workforce. Fathers had a more active role in the raising of their children as responsibilities were split between the parents. COVID has shifted that paradigm once again. Many fathers transitioned to working from home, or unfortunately, not working at all. Both, however, presented fathers with greater opportunities to not only spend more time with their children, further strengthening their natural bonds, but also have a more proactive role in their raising. With the end of the pandemic in sight and the world returning to normalcy, fathers are now... Read more →


BEASLEY, DIMIT AND TATE SELECTED FOR USTFCCCA REGIONAL AWARDS

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Jah’mere Beasley, Dustin Dimit and Norm Tate were selected for U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Regional Awards. The honors were announced on Tuesday, May 25. Beasley was chosen the Atlantic Region Track Athlete of the Year. Dimit was named the Atlantic Region’s Coach of the Year for the fifth time. This is Tate’s third Atlantic Region Assistant Coach of the Year selection. Beasley has qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 100 and 200 meter dashes and on the 4x100 and 4x400 meter relays. He is tied for second in Division III in the 100 meter dash with a time of 10.48. His performance of 21.18 is fourth in the 200 meter dash. The 4x400 meter relay is ranked sixth (3:12.35) and the 4x100 meter relay is 11th (41.32). Beasley earned USTFCCCA Atlantic All-Region honors in all four events. He was... Read more →


$20.7M in clean-communities grants awarded to NJ Communities

PATERSON – During a news conference at Great Falls National Park, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Acting Commissioner Shawn LaTourette today announced the award of $20.7 million in grants to help municipalities and counties implement programs to clean up and reduce litter in communities across New Jersey. The Acting Commissioner, demonstrating the Murphy Administration’s commitment to cleaner communities, also urged the public to use re-usable shopping bags in advance of the state’s new law protecting New Jersey’s environment against certain single-use plastics. This law takes effect next year. “We are pleased to provide these grants that have long funded important anti-litter programs in communities throughout the state, including cleanups and public education programs,” Acting Commissioner LaTourette said. “DEP is grateful for the continued partnership of New Jersey Clean Communities and all of the municipalities that make litter reduction a priority for their residents. We can all do our part... Read more →


West Winds Cannabis/Apparel Store Opens in Gloucester City; Nearby Residents Not Happy

UPDATED: Sometime Thursday afternoon, the Gloucester City Police shut down the West Winds Wellness Store, for allegedly selling marijuana. We have reached out to both the Gloucester City Police and Michael Mahoney, the owner of the business for a response. Once we have more information we will release it. ~CNBNews William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ -(May 25, 2021)(CNBNews)--West Winds Wellness, a cannabis/apparel store, opened its doors recently at 340 South Broadway. Several nearby residents contacted CNBNews wondering why they were never told that this business was moving into their neighborhood. They were concerned about the limited parking they have now. "I have a hard time getting a parking space, and this store is not going to help the situation," said one person who wanted to remain anonymous. CNBNews sat outside of the business for approximately 30 minutes this afternoon. During that time we counted between 40... Read more →


COVID Q&A Vaccination Information Session at Townhall

Glassboro, NJ (May 25, 2021) – On Wednesday, May 26 at 3:00 PM, Acenda's Community Health Care Workers will be hosting a Q&A session about COVID-19 and vaccination information. This is an opportunity for community members to hear the latest information regarding the Covid-19 pandemic and vaccinations directly from New Jersey health professionals. This event is in partnership with David Vinokurov of the South Jersey Health Department, Dr. Washington of the Atlantic City Health Department, Nekia Love of Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, and Christine King of the Atlantic City Health Department. All families that attend will have the chance to win a COVID-19 safety basket or a free dinner. Register online, here: Microsoft Forms ### About Acenda Integrated Health Acenda Integrated Health is a nonprofit organization dedicated to industry-leading prevention, treatment and wellness services compassionately delivered to ensure that every individual, family and community achieves their greatest potential. Acenda... Read more →


Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts awarded Funding for “Portraits of Camden” Exhibit

CAMDEN – Camden’s cultural heritage will be celebrated – and viewers will be offered a deeper social understanding of the city – thanks to a $25,000 National Endowment for the Arts award to the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts to support “Portraits of Camden.” The Stedman Gallery exhibition, which focuses on Camden residents’ strength and resilience through portraiture by contemporary artists, is among the more than 1,100 projects across America totaling nearly $27 million that were selected during a second round of the NEA’s 2021 Grants for Arts funding. “As the country and the arts sector begin to imagine returning to a post-pandemic world, the National Endowment for the Arts is proud to announce funding that will help arts organizations such as Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts reengage fully with partners and audiences,” says Ann Eilers, acting chair of the NEA. “Although the arts have sustained many during the pandemic,... Read more →


Paul C. Verratti on May 21, 2021. Age 78 of Bellmawr

Paul C. Verratti on May 21, 2021. Age 78 of Bellmawr formerly of South Philadelphia. Beloved husband of Barbara Verratti (nee Hughes) for 57 years. Devoted father of Lisa Rutherford (Patrick), Paul Verratti, Jr., and Nicole Verratti. Loving Pop Pop of Kristina (Mike) and Ronnie (Monique). Great Grandpop of Lysander, Gianna, and Soren. Dear brother of the late Irene Verratti. Also Survived by many cousins, nieces, and nephews. There will be a viewing Wednesday from 10 am to 12 noon at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral service 12 noon at the funeral home. Interment private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Paul's memory to the American Heart Association 1 Union St. Suite 301 Robbinsville, NJ 08691. Services VISITATION MAY 26 Wednesday Gardner Funeral Home, Runnemede 126 S. Black Horse Pike Runnemede, NJ 08078 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Read more →


Guest Opinion: Dishonoring Martin Luther King's Legacy

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how Rev. Martin Luther King’s work is being undermined: The legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King is being dishonored on a daily basis. Those who are trashing his noble record are not white supremacists; Martin Luther King rather, they are professionals who claim to be fighting racism. These people work primarily in education, law, and the media. Regrettably, they are as heavily populated in the for-profit sector of the economy as they are the non-profit sector. It was in King’s 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech where he articulated his vision of America. While he made several references to problems that blacks were faced with, ranging from discrimination in public accommodations to police brutality, he did so against the backdrop of respect for the American commitment to liberty, equality and justice for all. Indeed, his “dream” was based... Read more →


Rowan student-athletes received NJAC Weekly honors

Jah’mere Beasley and Eli Atiya and Victor Cruz PITMAN, NJ – A trio of Rowan student-athletes received NJAC Weekly honors for May 24 – Jah’mere Beasley of the men’s track & field team and Eli Atiya and Victor Cruz of the baseball team. All three were part of the NJAC champion teams in their sports and additionally, all will be headed to the NCAA Championships this week with their squads. Beasley (Camden, NJ) was named the Track Athlete of the Week for the fourth time this season. Running at Rowan’s Last Chance meet, the sophomore ran a 10.48 in the preliminaries and then broke his own school record (10.6) by clocking a 10.5 in winning the 100m dash. That time is tied for second in Division III as Beasley heads to the NCAA Championships. He also ran the third leg of the 4x100 relay that took first place at the... Read more →


Nurse from Cape May is the 1000th Medical Professional

to Receive FREE Opioid Education from PDFNJ MILLBURN, N.J. — The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s effort to educate on the risks of opioids and safe and responsible prescribing has now reached 1,000 professionals in the health care field and has potentially benefitted millions of New Jersey residents. Yvonne Olthuis, a nurse from Cape May Courthouse, became the 1,000th medical professional over the past two years to take the pre-recorded webinar, “Do No Harm: Exploring Strategies for Safer Prescribing of Opioids,” on May 19. She will receive a gift card to commemorate the milestone. “Educating medical professionals on the risks and proper ways to treat pain and prescribe opioids is crucial to combatting the opioid epidemic our state and country are facing,” PDFNJ Executive Director Angelo Valente said. “Medical professionals in New Jersey are receiving better education on prescribing practices through this webinar, and that knowledge has helped them... Read more →


Selling idle machinery is a smart way to prevent losses in business

Machinery and equipment installed for manufacturing or allied activities need proper utilization to benefit from the installed capacities by maximizing output. However, not all machines have the same utilization level as some machines have more use than others and some other machines remain unused for a long time. Ideally, full utilization of all assets like machinery and equipment should be the goal of businesses which means thinking carefully about proper utilization before buying any equipment. Furthermore, since purchase machinery and equipment involves capital expenditure, the return on investment depends on adequate utilization of the machines. However, it is never always possible to ensure complete utilization of all machinery and equipment because of the changing business needs, which often render some assets idle. What to do with idle assets Idle assets become financial burdens as it locks up the investment without giving any returns, and it affects the book of accounts... Read more →


Officer Down: Chris Oberheim, age 44, Shot and Killed Answering a Domestic Call

CHRIS OBERHEIM Champaign Police Department, Illinois End of Watch Wednesday, May 19, 2021 CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS--Police Officer Chris Oberheim was shot and killed at about 3:20 am while responding to a domestic disturbance call at an apartment complex in the 3200 block of North Neil Street. He and another officer had arrived at the location and were walking from their patrol cars when they encountered a male subject involved in the disturbance. The man opened fire on both officers, fatally wounding Officer Oberheim. The second officer was also wounded but was able to return fire and killed the subject. Officer Oberheim had served with the Champaign Police Department for 13 years and had previously served with the Decatur Police Department for seven years. He is survived by his wife and four children. RELATED: Via Officer Down Memorial Page CNB Crime Blue Line CNBNews Tips and Snippets CNBNews Point of View BREAKING... Read more →


COVID-19 Vaccine Now Available for Camden Tweens and Teens

VIDEO LINK at the Cooper Vaccine and Education Center at The Salvation Army Kroc Center (CAMDEN, NJ) – Earlier this month, the FDA approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents ages 12 to 15. The Pfizer vaccine is now available for all Camden residents ages 12 and older at The Cooper Vaccine and Education Center at The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center, 1865 Harrison Avenue, Camden, NJ 08105. For appointments, call 856.225.6141. Vaccination Appointment Hours: Mondays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Tuesdays, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome. “The FDA has rigorously evaluated the vaccine’s safety and effectiveness in clinical trials for children aged 12 to 15,” said Michael Kirchhoff, MD, an Emergency Medicine physician and Patient Safety Officer at Cooper University Health Care. “This simply means that it is safe for your tween or teen to be... Read more →


High-Quality Miami Real Estate Agents: Characteristic of Work

The real estate market is an important component of the economy. Its role in the formation of modern market relations is constantly growing. The modern real estate market is actively developing, which is associated with a significant increase in the construction of new housing. Currently, the real estate Miami fort market is characterized by an increase in the volume, variety of types of transactions, and the active participation of professional real estate agents. Finding a good real estate agent Miami Fl today is easy if you visit the website cardinalmiami.com. This online platform brings together realtors in Miami who provide quality services to clients. Each realtor of the agency is a competent professional with extensive work experience. The work of a group of realtors is controlled by a broker. Cardinal brokers are top specialists. Read below for more information about the specifics of the work of real estate agents Miami... Read more →