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January 28, 2022


With the impending snow, PATCO will begin running a snow schedule starting at 12:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 29. All trains will operate at reduced speeds adding additional travel time. PATCO will monitor ridership and assess weather conditions throughout the day to determine if additional adjustments are necessary. To view the snow schedule, click here. Visit RidePATCO.org, follow us on social media, or sign up for travel text alerts for the latest travel information and service updates. VIEW SCHEDULE Read more →

Guest Opinion: Artesia District Treats COVID Exposed Children Like Lepers,

Teachers & Parents Push Back On Discrimination, Overreach By Marc Ang ARTESIA, CALIFORNIA - Wednesday, January 26, 2021 - Christie Gravitt is a 25-year veteran teacher at Artesia's ABC Unified School District. She is also a parent of a fifth grader at Kennedy STEM Academy. Her daughter was harassed this week for being exposed to COVID and forced to quarantine for 5 days, even though she consistently tests negative. A negative test is not sufficient in the eyes of the school district and the LA Department of Health. CNBNews graphic file On Monday, her child was pulled out of class... Read more →

Catholics Church Being Attack

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on recent pro-abortion attacks on the Catholic Church: On the rare occasion when a pro-life advocate acts irresponsibly, the media are all over it. By contrast, just recently there were two examples of pro-abortion advocates acting irresponsibly, and the media responded with a big yawn. As we reported last week, on January 20, the anti-Catholic outfit, Catholics for Choice, used a light projection to beam pro-abortion messages on the facade of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.; the event was a prayer vigil before the annual March... Read more →

CHALKBEAT: Common school ratings biased, often inaccurate

Study: Matt Barnum, Chalkbeat Jan 24, 2:57pm EST There is a powerful, intuitive idea that has long shaped perceptions of American education: the schools with the highest test scores are the best schools. It seeps into everything from conversations among parents to real estate websites. But this thinking is profoundly misleading, according to new research. Schools with the top scores aren’t necessarily the ones that actually help students learn more. On top of that, rating schools based on overall scores unfairly penalizes those serving more students of color, potentially exacerbating racial segregation. “If you just go by published accountability ratings,... Read more →

CNB Spotlight on NJ College Students: Wilkes University Announces Dean's List

News from Wilkes University For more information contact: gabrielle.damico@wilkes.edu for the Fall 2021 Semester WILKES-BARRE, PA (01/26/2022)-- Wilkes University Provost David M. Ward announced the Dean's List for the fall 2021 semester. To be named to the Dean's List, students must obtain a minimum 3.5 grade point average and carry at least 12 credits. Shannon Brown of Cape May Court House Jahel Duran-Diaz of Pleasantville Rylee Gaskill of Mays Landing Dante Gazzola of Cherry Hill Nickolas Gazzola of Cherry Hill John Hibschman of Millville Joseph Marino of Swedesboro Alexi Payne of Cedarville Mikayla Ronczka of Voorhees Lindsay Weaver of Somers... Read more →

CNB Hunting News Delaware: Many Hunting Opportunities as 2021/22 Season Nears End

Youth Waterfowl Hunting Day and Snow Goose Conservation Order to Open; Other Seasons Continue A wide variety of hunting opportunities are available in February, including the opening of the Snow Goose Conservation Order that begins Tuesday, Feb. 1 and the second special youth waterfowl hunting day on Saturday, Feb. 5, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today. Youth Waterfowl Hunting Day: The one-day, special youth waterfowl hunting day is open for hunters ages 10 through 15. Normal daily waterfowl bag limits and hunting regulations apply during the special youth waterfowl hunting day, including a limit of... Read more →

CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: The University of Scranton

Local Residents Named to Fall 2021 Dean's List SCRANTON, PA (01/25/2022)-- Local residents were among more than 1,650 students named to The University of Scranton's Dean's List for the 2021 fall semester. The Dean's List recognizes students for academic excellence. A student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or better with a minimum number of credit hours during the semester to make the Dean's List. The list includes students from the Jesuit university's College of Arts and Sciences, Kania School of Management and Panuska College of Professional Studies. The students are: Morgan Jones of Cherry Hill (08034), a... Read more →

Convention of States: Voters Oppose U.S. Military Action in Russia-Ukraine, Support Defense of Taiwan

(Austin, TX—January 21, 2022) Convention of States Action, in partnership with The Trafalgar Group—one of America’s most accurate pollsters in 2016, 2018, 2020, and 2021—is releasing the results of a new national survey. Results were from surveys conducted January 12th through January 14th of over 1,000 likely 2022 election voters. “Our leaders often forget that the American people have great wisdom in understanding the nature of threats abroad,” said Mark Meckler, President of Convention of States Action. “Voters in all parties stand squarely behind a U.S. military defense of a free and democratic Taiwan, even though that comes with great... Read more →

Michael T. DiMarco, age 90, of Bellmawr

Michael T. DiMarco, on January 24, 2022, of Bellmawr. Age 90. Beloved husband of the late Marjorie. Devoted father of Michael (Linda), Roseann (Bill), Debora (Bill), and Ann Marie (Jim). Loving grandfather of Michael (Amie), Nick (Brittany), Anthony, Jason (Amy), Adam (Diana), Jeremy (Melissa), Michelle, William, Mariah, and Marissa and great grandfather of Michael, Nate, James, Andrew, Ava, Emma, Jake, Emily, Abigail, Gabrielle, Robin, Makayla, Caleb, and Madison. Dear brother of Nicolette Saltarelli and the late Joe DiMarco. Michael was a workaholic. After retiring as a meat cutter, he drove a school bus. He was a handyman who took great... Read more →

Poll Spells Trouble for Democrats Ahead of Mid-Term Elections

Large Majority Pessimistic About Financial Prospects in 2022 (Austin, TX—January 25, 2022) Convention of States Action, in partnership with The Trafalgar Group—one of America’s most accurate pollsters in 2016, 2018, 2020, and 2021—is releasing the results of a new national survey. Results were from surveys conducted January 12th through January 14th of over 1,000 likely 2022 election voters. “There is no way around it, these are awful numbers,” said Mark Meckler, President of Convention of States Action. “Considering that most voters are already experiencing hardships due to the continued supply chain and inflation crises, the fact that so many fully... Read more →

Edward N. McGann, age 62 of Bellmawr

Edward N. McGann, on January 24, 2022, of Bellmawr. Age 62. Cherished son of Dolores Vesper and the late Edward. Dear brother of George and John. Loving uncle of Tiffany, George, Danielle, John L., Prudence, and Gage. Nephew of Marie Belfiore, Francis Verderosa and John Paradiso. Also Survived by many cousins and friends. Edward was a big fan of the Dallas Cowboys. He enjoyed wrestling and any kind of music, especially rock and roll. There will be a viewing from 12 pm to 2 pm on Saturday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Service 2 pm at the Funeral home.... Read more →