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October 2021

Inflation and Labor Shortage,Two Big Issues Business Leaders and Organizations are Facing Today Because of Pandemic

PEO Leadership, a firm offering executive leadership support, looks at the top issues business leaders must navigate toward success TORONTO, Canada – (October 18, 2021) We maybe emerging from this pandemic, but new challenges continue to confront business leaders and their organizations. As the economy continues to pick up steam, many businesses are jumping over new hurdles to stay afloat. Some organizations are reporting record breaking sales while incurring record breaking losses; many leaders are asking themselves how they will be able to overcome this round of challenges. At the beginning of 2021, the CBC was estimating that in Canada,... Read more →


A look at the history and origin of memes 

In 1976, Richard Dawkins published his book The Selfish Gene, in which he introduced the word meme: "We need a name for the new replicator, a noun that conveys the idea of a unit of cultural transmission, or a unit of imitation.’Mimeme' comes from a suitable Greek root, but I want a monosyllable that sounds a bit like 'gene'. I hope my classicist friends will forgive me if I abbreviate mimeme to meme. If it is any consolation, it could alternatively be thought of as being related to 'memory, or to the French word même. About Memetics Memetics has since... Read more →


Three South Jersey Men Convicted of Drug Trafficking and Firearms Offenses

TRENTON, N.J. – A federal jury today found three men guilty of various narcotics and firearms offenses for their roles in a Trenton-based drug trafficking conspiracy, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Jerome Roberts, 51, of Delran, New Jersey, was convicted of one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin and one count of distribution and possession with intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin Timothy Wimbush, 31, of Trenton, was convicted of one count each of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 100... Read more →


Camden Diocese Student Athletes for September

By Mark Zimmaro - October 7, 2021 The Catholic Star Herald highlights the Diocese’s student athletes who stood out during the month of September. Sadie Arasim Paul VI High School, Haddonfield Volleyball It seems Sadie Arasim plans on making her final season on the Paul VI High School girls volleyball team her very best. The senior outside hitter has already surpassed her career high in kills with 112 in the month of September and has 265 in an Eagles’ uniform during her four years. Arasim, the lone senior on the team, has also contributed 48 digs and 20 aces, pricing... Read more →


Johnson Park Animal Haven, Middlesex County Closing

Animals will be moved to new homes at sanctuaries, zoos, and/or rescue farms across the state MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – After careful consideration and comprehensive research, and in recognition of the increasing threat that severe weather poses to Johnson Park, the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners have made the decision to close the Johnson Park Animal Haven. The process to move all animals from the haven to new homes across the state is underway. “For generations, Middlesex County families have visited the animals at the Johnson Park Animal Haven; the park has not only brought joy to those families... Read more →


OCTOBER EYE ON VISION: HALLOWEEN EYE SAFETY MONTH

October 15, 2021 Optometric Physician Dr. Russell W. Chappius III presents South Jersey Eye Associates “Eye on Vision” for October. October is Halloween Eye Safety Month. To ensure that your family enjoys a vision-safe Halloween, follow these safety tips from Dr. Chappius: Avoid costumes with masks, wigs, floppy hats or eye patches that block vision. Refrain from pointed props such as spears, swords or wands that may harm other children’s eyes. Carry a bright flashlight to improve visibility. Never buy cosmetic contacts without a prescription! Never share your cosmetic contacts with others or use someone else’s contacts! Improper use of... Read more →


South Jersey Events: CatDaddy Debut at TimeOut2; November Gun Buyback in Camden City

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2021 AT 9 PM – 1 AM CatDaddy The Band to debut at the new TimeOut2 GLOUCESTER, NJ O'Donnell's Restaurant & Bar Event by Marty Mason Group · CatDaddy the Band GROUP PAGE O'Donnell's Restaurant & Bar Duration: 4 hr CatDaddy the Band will make its debut at the new TimeOut2 Sports Bar in Gloucester, NJ. TimeOut2 has taken over O'Donnells, 401 South Broadway, in Gloucester City. Come out and join us to ROCK the house at this new venue! SATURDAY AT 10 AM – 4 PM Cash For Guns - Camden County 690 Ferry Ave, Camden,... Read more →


Senator Sarlo Visits Stockton Atlantic City & Galloway Campuses

Galloway, N.J. -N.J. Senator Paul Sarlo, (D-Bergen Passaic), chairman of the New Jersey Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee, toured the Stockton Atlantic City and Galloway campuses on Wednesday, Oct. 13 to see the progress of the city campus and surrounding University District, and the main campus growth. “Sen. Sarlo has been a great supporter of Stockton and a champion for higher education in New Jersey,” Stockton President Harvey Kesselman said. “We are thrilled to show him how the state’s investment in Stockton is benefitting not just our students, but the city of Atlantic City and the region.” Sarlo toured the... Read more →


MVC Offering Knowledge Test Appointments, Oct. 23

NJMVC Offers Knowledge Test Appointments at Rowan College at Burlington County on Oct. 23 165 Available Appointments Scheduled at NJMVC.gov TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission today announced it will be offering a limited number of driver knowledge tests by appointment at Rowan College at Burlington County on Saturday, Oct. 23. This initiative is an expansion of the pilot program that began at Passaic County Community College on Sept. 25, when the NJMVC first offered knowledge tests off-site. Appointments can only be scheduled online at NJMVC.gov. No applicants should ​come to the test location unless they ​already have... Read more →


Delaware American Legion Welcomes Home "One of their Own"

(American Legion Post 6 photo) ‘He’s one of our own’ The American Legion OCT 13, 2021 FacebookTwitterMore64 For decades, members of U.S. Army Air Force 2nd Lt. George M. Johnson’s family awaited word that his remains would be returned home to Seaford, Del. When they finally were, members of Nanticoke Post 6’s American Legion Family were there to help ensure he got the return he’d earned. Johnson was a member of the 38th Bombardment Squadron’s 30th Bombardment Group and was one of 10 servicemen killed Jan. 21, 1944, when the bomber he was co-piloting crashed into a Tarawa lagoon in... Read more →


Putting Your Home Up for Sale: 5 Tips

Selling your home can be an extremely stressful undertaking – especially if you have never had to do it before. This task takes a great deal of time and preparation to make it as stress-free as possible, and the decisions you make along the way are vital for creating a streamlined process. There are several aspects that need careful consideration before putting your home on the market – and by reading this blog, you’ll gain helpful insight into the steps that need to be taken along the way. Check out these key tips on putting your home up for sale... Read more →


The tragedy of abortion in America, it is the Leading Cause of Death for Children

New York legislators cheered and applauded Tuesday night after the state Senate removed restrictions on late-term abortions, allowing unborn babies to be aborted up until the day of birth. The Reproductive Health Act passed with a 38-28 vote and was signed into law by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D). "Today we are taking a giant step forward in the hard-fought battle to ensure a woman's right to make her own decisions about her own personal health, including the ability to access an abortion," Gov. Cuomo said. republished from the January 23, 2019 CBN News ++++ Leading Pro-Life Org’s National... Read more →


ProPublica Special Report: Three Children Attacked a Black Woman, a Sheriff’s Deputy Arrived — and Beat Her More.

by Richard A. Webster, WRKF and WWNO ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Series: Unwatched A Louisiana Law Department That Polices Itself The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deputy accused of holding a Black woman by her hair and slamming her head repeatedly into the pavement with such force that a witness to the Sept. 20 incident said it ripped several of Shantel Arnold’s braids from her scalp. A 14-second video captured the incident in the New Orleans suburb where, for... Read more →


Authorities Investigating MVA t at Abessinio Stadium, 16-Year-Old Driver Loss Control of Jeep, Injuring 4 People

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE (October 16, 2021)---Delaware Natural Resources Police and Wilmington Department of Police are investigating a vehicle accident with serious injuries that occurred Friday afternoon at the Abessinio Stadium, located within Wilmington State Parks. A 16-year-old Wilmington man failed to maintain control of his 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee while reversing from a parking space. The Jeep, traveling in reverse, first struck two parked vehicles, a 2012 Hyundai Accent and a 2009 Cadillac Escalade. The Jeep then continued in reverse striking two individuals that were sitting on chairs behind the Escalade trapping a 65-year-old Dover woman under the Jeep. The female... Read more →


CNB Travel News: Experience a Romantic Escape Above the Clouds in Philadelphia

image provided PHILADELPHIA PA--Experience a romantic escape above the clouds at Philadelphia’s first-and-only Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Hotel and Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center. Unwind together in secluded settings while soaking in unobstructed SkyHigh views or celebrate life’s special moments with celebratory amenities and luxe Jeff Leatham florals. Be inspired by this itinerary for time together. 1. Take love to new heights Embark on a journey above the clouds to the highest situated hotel in North America. Guests arrive in style as they check-in at the Sky Lobby, located on the 60th floor. 2. Plan a... Read more →


Camden Make a Dog’s Day Event with Subaru October 22

CNBNews photo Voorhees, NJ – Animal Welfare Association has teamed up with Subaru of America, Inc. for Camden Make a Dog’s Day, the local activation of the third annual National Make a Dog’s Day. In 2019, Subaru established National Make a Dog’s Day as a national holiday on October 22 as part of the automaker’s commitment to supporting the well-being of pets. The day is aimed at helping the hard-to-adopt shelter dogs find loving homes and encourages people to do something special for their dog to “make” their day and share their happy dog on social media using #MakeADogsDay. The... Read more →


Explore a New Community Before Buying or Building

When it comes time to move, the decision should not be made lightly. There are several attributing factors that could greatly impact your choice of location. Some things to consider when selecting a community to live in are as follow. Property taxes HOA dues Local school district Local park district Shopping and nightlife Transportation and commuting This extensive list only touches on a few of the key things that people should consider before moving to a neighborhood. It doesn't matter if the new home you like has every detail you are looking for, including marble countertops, a rolling library ladder,... Read more →


Patricia J. Ziegler, 79, of Audubon Park

(nee Pearce) On October 9, 2021, of Audubon Park, NJ. Age 79 years. Beloved wife of the late Gerald Ziegler. Dear mother of Anthony (Susan), Richard S., Gerard (Christine), Jr., Manda (Scott) and step-children, Douglas and Adam. Loving grandmother of Anthony, Alyssa, Scotty, Jenna, Cash and Dallas. She is also survived by her sister, Barbara (Jack). Funeral service and interment will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to your local animal shelter. Arrangements by the FOSTER-WARNE FUNERAL HOME, Audubon and Collingswood, N Read more →


SJ Resident Donates $9,000 to Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township

Michelle Donio, of Buena, NJ, donated $9,000 from a fundraiser held last month in her honor to the Patient Assistance Fund at Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - Washington Township, where she has received care since December 2020. The Patient Assistance Fund provides financial assistance with rent and utilities for those in need during cancer treatment. The presentation took place at a special event for women, titled “Innovations in Women’s Health,” recently held at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital. Donio, a lifelong competitive equestrian and riding instructor for 30 years, thanks friend Jackie Smith of Summer Jade Stables in Waterford, NJ -... Read more →


Jefferson Health - New Jersey at Supports ACS's Making Strides for Breast Cancer Event

The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Team from Jefferson Health - New Jersey was out in force Sunday at Cooper River Park for the annual American Cancer Society “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” event. For more than two decades, “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” has united communities throughout the U.S. in the fight against this deadly disease. Today, Making Strides is the largest network of breast cancer events in the nation. Sunday's event at Cooper River Park was sponsored by Making Strides of Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. For more information about cancer care and services at Jefferson Health - New Jersey,... Read more →


DANGER! WARNING! FDC WARNS PUBLIC ABOUT DELTA-8 THC

5 Things to Know about Delta-8 Tetrahydrocannabinol – Delta-8 THC Español (SEPTEMBER 14, 2021)--Delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol, also known as delta-8 THC, is a psychoactive substance found in the Cannabis sativa plant, of which marijuana and hemp are two varieties. Delta-8 THC is one of over 100 cannabinoids produced naturally by the cannabis plant but is not found in significant amounts in the cannabis plant. As a result, concentrated amounts of delta-8 THC are typically manufactured from hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD). It is important for consumers to be aware that delta-8 THC products have not been evaluated or approved by the FDA for... Read more →


Jefferson Health Honored at Three Little Birds “Wave of Light” Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Event

Jefferson Health was honored at Friday night’s “Wave of Light” event at Cooper River Park in Pennsauken, NJ. The event was sponsored by Three Little Birds, a nonprofit organization that provides pregnancy and infant loss support. Jefferson Washington Township Hospital and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia were presented with two CuddleCots, for use in their hospitals to support parents who have experienced infant loss. The CuddleCots were provided through the fundraising efforts of Elmer, NJ, couple Quinn Labriola and Steve Wdzieczkowski, who lost their full-term baby, Cash, in September 2020. The two wanted to make the donation in memory... Read more →


Two Newark Officials and Two Newark Business Owners Charged with Conspiracy by US Attorney's Office

A former Newark city official and officer of the Newark Community Economic Development Corp. (NCEDC), along with two Newark business owners, were indicted today by a federal grand jury in connection with a conspiracy for the official to obtain corrupt payments intended to influence and reward him for assisting the business owners with the acquisition and redevelopment of various Newark-owned properties, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Carmelo G. Garcia, 45, of Hoboken, New Jersey, a former Newark official, and Frank Valvano Jr., 52, of Florham Park, New Jersey, and Irwin Sablosky, 60, of Springfield, New Jersey, co-owners of... Read more →


A List of Top Design and Storage Ideas for Your Very Own Fitted Wardrobe

Fitted wardrobes have undoubtedly proven to be one of the best ways you can utilise storage in your bedroom or living space, and they can even add to your room's aesthetic. With a fitted wardrobe, it's easy to optimise storage for all your items and belongings, be it clothes, accessories, shoes, and more. You can design your fitted wardrobe to suit what you own – for example, if you have an excess of shoes, you can choose to have it built with more shoe racks, and if you have a bevvy of suits, you can opt for more hanging rails.... Read more →


GHS Lions 5 - 0 GCHS Rams 0 - 8 Records

Pictured Lions Steven Burkhardt against Palmyra The local Lions are currently 5 - 0 after defeating the opposition by a combined total score 225 to 47. The Lions are led my Senior running back Steven Burkhardt. Burkhardt is one of the League and South Jersey leaders for running backs, entering Fridays game against Pitman with 798 yards rushing and 15 TD's. Currently Burkhardt is #1 in West Jersey Football League with a total points with 107 and 17 touchdowns Across town the Rams are 0 - 8 being outscored 281 to 42 along with being shutout in 5 games. The... Read more →


Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen NAMED October 2021 Porker of the Month

Citizens Against Government Waste Names... (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen our October 2021 Porker of the Month for demanding that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) be allowed to use its petrifying powers to investigate every detail of how average Americans are spending their money. CNBNews graphic files Secretary Yellen is insisting that the IRS should have access to any bank account with transactions greater than $600, meaning every taxpayer is essentially subject to a frightening audit regardless of tax status and whether there is any reasonable cause to believe they have... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: 11 K-9's DIE WHILE ON DUTY BETWEEN JUNE 4 AND SEPT. 11; FIVE FROM HEATSTROKE

K9 Kitt Braintree Police Department, MA EOW: Friday, June 4, 2021 Cause: Gunfire K9 Zena Cocoa Police Department, FL EOW: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Cause: Heatstroke K9 Max St. Joseph Police Department, MO EOW: Wednesday, June 30, 2021 Cause: Gunfire K9 Jas Savannah Police Department, GA EOW: Sunday, July 25, 2021 Cause: Automobile crash K9 Rex Michigan State Police, MI EOW: Sunday, July 25, 2021 Cause: Vehicular assault K9 Byrd Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, TX EOW: Tuesday, August 3, 2021 Cause: Heatstroke K9 Ivar Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office, LA EOW: Friday, August 20, 2021 Cause:... Read more →


TO THE POINT:  Rutgers‒Camden Nursing Scholar earns American Academy of Nursing Fellowship

CAMDEN CITY, NJ— Robin Cogan, a lecturer at Rutgers University–Camden, and a school nurse in Camden, has been named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN), one of the highest honors that can be bestowed in the field. Robin Cogan MEd, RN, NCSN Clinical Coordinator of the School Nurse Program Cogan is among 225 Fellows of the class of 2021, joining a small group of school nurse leaders inducted into the Academy. FAAN selection criteria include contributions to nursing and health care, reducing health disparities and inequalities, and influencing health policies and health care delivery. “School nurses have... Read more →


CNB TRAVEL NEWS PHILADELPHIA: Four Seasons Hotel Celebrates the arrival of autumn

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia celebrates the arrival of autumn with seasonal offerings to inspire a cosy getaway. Embrace the cosy season with a living installation by Jeff Leatham and Team Leatham. A striking mountain of off-white pumpkins and delicate pampas grass set the stage on the Level 1. The 60-second elevator ride reveals a wall of vibrant orange orchids, mango calla lilies, green hydrangeas and free spirit roses that change colours over time. Cycle the City Take in the crisp air and the changing foliage while on a bike ride with complimentary electric bikes for Hotel guests from local retailer... Read more →


Maksim Stankevich of Bensalem Charged with Abuse of Corpse

BENSALEM, PA--OCTOBER 14, 2021-- A 41-year-old man is being charged with abuse of corpse after a man overdosed in his Bensalem Township apartment last month, and instead of calling for help, he wrapped the victim’s body with a rope and blanket and left him behind a red dumpster of a nearby apartment complex. Maksim Stankevich is also being charged with theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property after taking the overdose victim’s cellphone, backpack and two T-shirts. The charges, all second-degree misdemeanors, were filed Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, before Magisterial District Judge Joseph P. Falcone. Stankevich is being held... Read more →


Frank Torres-Lopez Arrested in Puerto Rico for Murdering Man in Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING—After more than a month-long homicide investigation, involving multiple local law enforcement agencies and additional assistance from agencies in Texas and Puerto Rico, a 25 year-old man has been arrested in Puerto Rico and charged in the fatal shooting of a man in Atlantic City on Aug. 1, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Frank Torres-Lopez Frank Torres-Lopez, 25, was arrested in Puerto Rico on Sept. 29, 2021, by police there and he is charged with the following offenses in the fatal shooting of 42 year-old Juan Matute-Figueroa on Aug. 1, 2021: · 1st degree Murder · 2nd... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing News New Jersey: Two New Record Fish Caught in September, a Sheepshead & a Salmon

October 14, 2021 Joe Satkowski of Hampton broke the existing Landlocked Salmon record The NJ DEP Division of Fish and Wildlife has announced that two new record fish were caught in September. September 30, Joe Satkowski of Hampton broke the existing Landlocked Salmon record. Joe was fishing from his boat on Merrill Creek Reservoir, using a Temple Forks Outfitter spinning rod and a Shimano Stradic spinning reel when he landed the fish. A homemade jig served as the lure. The new record landlocked salmon weighed in at 8 lbs., 10 ounces. eclipsing the previous 2018 record by 5 ounces. The... Read more →


Edward B. Wooten, of Runnemede; Longtime Basketball coach at St. Teresa Regional School

Edward B. Wooten, suddenly on October 13, 2021, of Runnemede; formerly of Glendora. Age 64. Beloved husband and high school sweetheart of Maureen (nee Kilpatrick) for 41 years. Devoted father of Elizabeth Shaw (Richard), Brian Wooten (Ana), and Kathryn Nastasi (Vincent). Loving "Pop-Pop" of Madison, Mason, Mackenzie, and Emilia. Dear son of the late Paul and Doris (nee Higgins) Wooten. Brother-in-law of Michael Kilpatrick (Kathy) and Joseph Kilpatrick. Uncle of Michael Kilpatrick, Toby, Ira, Damian, and Domenic Tomeo. Godfather of Monica DiCiano and Kellyann Lanzetti. Also survived by his aunt Susan Tomeo (Joseph) and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Edward... Read more →


Coast Guard Commissions Sentinel-Class Fast Response Cutter Emlen Tunnell at Penns Landing

Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Breanna Centeno U.S. Coast Guard District 5 U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Patrick Kelly, the commanding officer of the USCGC Emlen Tunnell (WPC 1145), presents a gift from the crew to Yvonne Gilmore Jordan, the official sponsor of the Tunnell in recognition of her sponsorship in Philadelphia, Oct. 15, 2021. The Emlen Tunnell is the Coast Guard’s 45th Sentinel-class fast response cutter. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Breanna Centeno/Released.) PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Coast Guard commissioned the USCGC Emlen Tunnell (WPC 1145), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia's fourth 154-foot Sentinel-class cutter, into... Read more →


CNB Comics: Jerome by Dave Wolfe

Related: ARTIST Dave Wolfe Vol. 8 No. 15 (October 17, 2021) Editor's Note: Each Sunday morning we post a weekly comic strip provided by cartoonist Dave Wolfe. (click image to enlarge) See More from Dave Wolfe Read more →


GHS Lions 5 - 0 GCHS Rams 0 - 8 Records

Pictures Lions Steven Burkhardt against Palmyra The local Lions are currently 5 - 0 after defeating the opposition by a combined total score 225 to 47. The Lions are led my Senior running back Steven Burkhardt. Burkhardt is one of the League leaders who entered Fridays game against Pitman with 798 yards rushing and 15 TD's. Currently Burkhardt is #1 in West Jersey Football League with a total points with 107 and 17 touchdowns Across town the Rams are 0 - 8 being outscored 281 to 42 along with being shutout in 5 games. The Rams offense has generated 6... Read more →


College Field Hockey: Rowan over Rampo 8-0

MAHWAH, NJ – Freshman Vanessa DiDonato came off the bench to score her first career hat trick, and Kristiina Castagnola added two goals and two assists, as #6 Rowan defeated Ramapo, 8-0, in NJAC field hockey action today. The Profs (10-2; 4-0 NJAC) have now won eight in a row, with five straight shutouts. The Profs scored three goals in the first 20 minutes, with Rachel Stone tallying one 10 minutes into the contest. DiDonato scored her first, with the assist from Julia Cavicchio, at 17:41, and then Julia Patrone netted a goal less than two minutes later, assisted by... Read more →


Salisbury Wins over Rowan Football 24-7

GLASSBORO, NJ – A pair of second-half touchdowns helped #13/16 Salisbury pull away from Rowan, 24-7, in an NJAC football matchup today at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium. Rowan (0-5; 0-2 NJAC) pulled within 10-7 in the third quarter when James Fara lept over the pile at the goal line on fourth-and-one for his second touchdown of the year, capping a drive that started at the Salisbury 30. Greg Harris had a 15-yard gain to the get the Profs to the nine-yard line. Salisbury (4-1; 2-0) scored on its next possession, as Shamar Gray ran it in from nine yards out... Read more →


VIDEO...SATURDAY NIGHT: Red carpet is ready to welcome some of New Jersey’s best and brightest!

Danny DeVito is set to host the 13th annual New Jersey Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, with special appearances by President George W. Bush, Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Snyder-Murphy, Chelsea Handler, Patti LaBelle, Quincy Jones, Keith Richards, Robin Roberts, Judith Light, Al Leiter, Nona Hendryx, and many more guest surprises! The one-hour ceremony will premiere at 7 pm Saturday, October 16 on My9NJ and on the Hall of Fame’s YouTube channel and Facebook page, with re-airings on Sunday, October 17, Saturday, October 23, and Sunday, October 24. It will also air on NJ PBS at 8 pm... Read more →


Investigators Determine Two Men Responsible for Atlantic City Murder in May

MAYS LANDING—In a cooperative investigation, with assistance from multiple law enforcement agencies, two men were arrested Tuesday, Oct. 12, and charged in connection to the May 19th, fatal shooting of Jahmil Greenidge in Atlantic City, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. Denzel Garrison Denzel Garrison, 28, of Newark, was arrested in Newark by the Newark Police Department and charged with the following offenses: · 1st degree Murder · 1st degree Conspiracy · 2nd degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose · 2nd degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon Laquine Demby, 30, of Pleasantville, was arrested in Pleasantville... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: EIGHT OFFICERS DIE WHY ON DUTY BETWEEN OCTOBER 6 AND OCTOBER 12

Deputy Sheriff Dale L. Wyman Hardeman County Sheriff's Office, TN EOW: Wednesday, October 6, 2021 Cause: Automobile crash Corporal Timothy Michael Tanksley Alto Police Department, GA EOW: Friday, October 8, 2021 Cause: COVID19 Police Officer Dylan Harrison Alamo Police Department, GA EOW: Saturday, October 9, 2021 Cause: Gunfire Master Trooper Adam Gaubert Louisiana State Police, LA EOW: Saturday, October 9, 2021 Cause: Gunfire Master Deputy William Edward Marsh Rowan County Sheriff's Office, NC EOW: Sunday, October 10, 2021 Cause: COVID19 Sergeant Michael Rudd La Paz County Sheriff's Office, AZ EOW: Monday, October 11, 2021 Cause: Vehicle pursuit Deputy Sheriff Juan... Read more →


Friends of Foundation Academies Announces New $1,000 ‘Persistence Grants’ for All Graduates

...to Help Cover College-Related Expenses, Support Successful College Completion Microgrants, provided through a new Knight Fund, will be available to all recent and future alumni pursuing college degrees or vocational training TRENTON, NJ – Today, the Friends of Foundation Academies announced that every recent and future graduate of the high-performing public charter network’s high school – Foundation Academy Collegiate – will be eligible to receive a $1,000 ‘Persistence Grant’ in the four years following graduation. The new microgrant program, provided by a newly-created Knight Fund, is designed to help students with college-related expenses that may otherwise prevent them from staying... Read more →


NJ Police Departments Can No Longer Use Ticket, Arrest Data to Evaluate an Officer Job Performance

Police officers are seen Sept. 12, 2020, during a political rally and counterprotest in Cresskill, New Jersey. Julian Leshay / Shutterstock.com (The Center Square) – New Jersey police departments can no longer consider how many tickets an officer issued or the number of arrests made when evaluating their performance. The prohibition is part of S-1322/A-4058, which Gov. Phil Murphy, a Democrat, signed on Thursday. “Not only is it unfair to factor the volume of citations and arrests into an officer’s performance evaluation when we did away with quotas decades ago, but there are much more effective performance measurements like decision-making... Read more →


Money awarded to New Jersey health services, fire departments

Friday Federal Spending Watch: People walk down Spruce Street on April 18, 2015, in downtown Paterson, New Jersey. quiggyt4 / Shutterstock.com (The Center Square) – The federal government continues to shower money on the Garden State. Here are some recent announcements. Federally qualified health centers in New Jersey will receive more than $17.7 million in American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds. The centers can use the money for construction, expansion, renovation, and other capital improvements to improve health care infrastructure. The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Bloomfield College a five-year, $3 million grant. The grant, awarded through the U.S. Department... Read more →


CONGRATULATIONS: Illustrator Frank McShane receives Jonathan Sharp Lifetime Achievement Award  

PDE Bestows Award to New Jersey Illustrator PHILADELPHIA — Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE) celebrated 25 years of working to improve the health of the Delaware River and Bay on Oct. 7 with nearly 300 friends and supporters at Vie in Philadelphia. One of the highlights of the evening was the heartfelt recognition given to New Jersey illustrator Frank McShane. McShane, of Haddon Heights, New Jersey, received PDE’s Jonathan Sharp Lifetime Achievement Award. “I want to thank PDE Executive Director Kathy Klein and all of the great people at PDE for working with me and teaching me so much... Read more →


Camden County Events and Happenings

Cooper Norcross Run the Bridge Event Registration Closes Sunday! The Final Day to Register for the Event is this Sunday, October 17th The ABSOLUTE LAST DAY to register for the event will be Sunday, October 17th at 11:59 PM! The in-person 10K will cap out at 2000 participants and the in-person 2 Mile Walk will cap out at 250 participants. There will be NO in-person registration for the 10K Run or 2 Mile Walk this year! The race will take place on November 7th at the historic Ben Franklin Bridge and is presented by AmeriHealth New Jersey. The 10K run... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ Students: Resident Assistants Named at Albright College

READING, PA (10/13/2021)-- Taking on a highly-responsible position, Resident Assistants (RAs) lead and support the development of each individual in Albright's residence halls and apartments. RAs develop positive personal relationships with residents, collaborate with campus offices, empower residents to effectively interact with classmates, and uphold Albright community standards. They are highly trained in safety, as well as campus resources, programming and policies. Greyson Curran of Bordentown, N.J. (08505) has been named a Lead Resident Assistant for Albright Woods at Albright College. A graduate of Bordentown Regional High School, Curran is studying political science and sociology/criminology at Albright. Corrine Harrington of... Read more →


Egg Harbor Resident Charged with 8 Counts of Sex Related Charges in Connection with Assault of Three Girls

MAYS LANDING— A 29 year-old Egg Harbor Township man is charged with 8 counts of sex-related charges in connection to the sexual assaults of three girls that he was responsible for babysitting, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. George Getty III George Getty III, was arrested in Egg Harbor Township on Oct. 9, 2021, and he is charged with the following offenses in the sexual assaults of three female victims, ages 13, 10, and 8 years-old: · 1 count 1st degree Aggravated Sexual Assault · 3 counts of 2nd degree Sexual Assault · 3 counts 2nd degree Child Endangerment... Read more →


Lower Township Couple Overdose, 38-Year-Old Woman Dies; Suspect Arrested for Death of Deceased

LOWER TOWNSHIP, NJ--On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, members of the Lower Township Police Department Patrol Division responded to the 500 block of Seashore Road for a reported double drug overdose. Upon arrival a male and a female were both found unconscious and unresponsive. Officers administered Naloxone and attempted life saving measures before the victims were transported to Cape Regional Medical Center by Inspira Health EMS. It was learned a short time later that the male regained consciousness, however the female, a 38 year old resident of Lower Township was pronounced dead at Cape Regional Medical Center. Members of the Lower... Read more →