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June 18, 2021

Students from NJ Graduate from University of the Sciences

PHILADELPHIA, PA (06/17/2021)-- University of the Sciences recognized graduates as part of the University's 200th Commencement celebration held virtually on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Adam Khanu of Bordentown (NJ) graduated with a MS in Health Psychology . Alana Pullen of Southampton (NJ) graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree . Alexa Malerba of Wall Township (NJ) graduated Cum Laude with a Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree . Alexa Mock of Sicklerville (NJ) graduated with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree . Alyssa Wiley of Salem (NJ) graduated with a BS in Pharmaceutical Sciences and a minor... Read more →

The Corporal Works of Mercy: A Prisoner Who Kept His Promise To God

By Joanna Gardner/Diocese of Camden “Encountering Mercy” is a series exploring the corporal works of mercy during the Jubilee Year through the lens of the people whose lives exemplify them. In June the Diocese of Camden focuses on “Visit the Imprisoned.” This month’s profiles will highlight examples of those who experience these corporal works of mercy in their daily lives. James Pritchett, 47, was looking at going back to prison again, this time for 20 years. He had already spent seven years of his life in the criminal justice system, five of them at one time in his 20s, but... Read more →

What You Need to Know about the Menopause

Menopause is a word most people have heard of and a life transition many people will be preparing for when reaching a certain age. However, before experiencing menopause firsthand, there are many things you might not be aware of in relation to this natural change, and it’s always best to be prepared. What is the Menopause? Menopause is a natural process that happens between the ages of 45 and 55. During this time, you can expect to naturally cease menstruation and have your periods stop. Therefore if you are within this age bracket and notice your periods becoming irregular, you... Read more →

Luciano Estevez, 51, of Camden City Sentenced to Prison for Theft of SNAP Cards; Must Pay Restitution of $155,091

CAMDEN City, N.J. – A Camden City man was sentenced today to 12 months in prison for his role today in a scheme to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars in government funds using fraudulently procured electronic benefits transfer (EBT) cards, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Luciano Estevez, 51, previously pleaded guilty by teleconference before U.S. District Judge Renee Marie Bumb to an information charging him with one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and one count of defrauding the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Judge Bumb imposed the sentence today... Read more →

See the Fireworks from the Battleship New Jersey

Watch the Independence Fireworks from the deck of the Battleship New Jersey! Spend Your 4th of July on the Waterfront View the July 4th Freedom Festival fireworks from the Battleship NJ. Tickets are a $10 donation per person and proceeds go to the on-going restoration of the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial. The Battleship will open her decks at 7 PM. The fireworks shows are projected to begin at 9:30 PM. Music, food concessions and a cash bar for adults will be available. Guests can bring blankets to sit on the deck. No chairs, food or beverages can be... Read more →

Congratulations to Atlantic Cape Class of 2021

MAYS LANDING, NJ (06/17/2021)-- Atlantic Cape Community College celebrates the achievements of the Class of 2021! More than 700 graduates were awarded degrees this year. Atlantic Cape was proud to showcase the graduate's accomplishments with a unique and personalized virtual graduation ceremony held on June 9th. For the first time ever, graduates also had the opportunity to participate in a Drive-Through ceremony on the Mays Landing Campus on May 20th. Congratulations to all of the graduates! The following students earned a degree from Atlantic Cape: For the complete list of all (652) students for this story, please visit: https://media.meritpages.com/signup?r=510&p=628ce&mle=108043 The... Read more →

NJBIA Backs Bill Expanding Summer Working Hours for Minors  

Legislation that would temporarily expand summer working hours for certain minors and help address New Jersey’s current hiring crisis is being championed by the New Jersey Business & Industry Association. Bill S-3963 (Sarlo, D-36) would permit minors between 16 and 18 years of age to work up to 50 hours in a week during the summer, beginning on the last day of the minor’s school year and ending on Labor Day – with written permission from a parent or legal guardian. Currently, New Jersey youths age 16-18 are allowed to work up to 40 hours per week. The bill is... Read more →

CONGRATULATIONS! 33 High School Students Graduate From Atlantic Cape Community College

MAYS LANDING, NJ (06/17/2021)-- Congratulations to over 700 students who graduated from Atlantic Cape Community College in the class of 2021! Among them were 33 local students who earned their Associate Degrees from Atlantic Cape through the Early College Program while also attending high school. The high school students graduating this year are from Atlantic County Institute of Technology, Middle Township High School, and Pleasantville High School. Congratulations to all the graduates! The virtual graduation ceremony included remarks from Atlantic Cape President Dr. Barbara Gaba, former Atlantic Cape student Dr. Natasha Corbitt, Student Government Association President Joelle Motley, and high... Read more →

CNB Fishing News Md: Ocean City and Assateague Island Beaches Producing Excellent Surf Fishing

Maryland Fishing Report June 16, 2021 by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Carson and Conner Hoffmaster went crabbing recently with mom, dad, and granddad (who flew in from Wisconsin). Photo by Brad Hoffmaster All of us at the Maryland Department of Natural Resources wish all the dads and grandfathers out there an enjoyable Father’s Day this Sunday, June 20. A major part of this celebration for many is spending time outdoors — including a lot of fishing — with their youngsters. The last Maryland license-free fishing day for the year is on July 4, presenting a great opportunity... Read more →