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May 17, 2022

PRISON INMATE TRIES TO SMUGGLE OPIATE INTO SCRANTON FEDERAL PRISON

Sentenced To 24 Months’ Imprisonment For Attempting To Smuggle Suboxone Into Federal Prison SCRANTON PA-- The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that United States District Judge Malachy E. Mannion sentenced Devro Hebron, age 38, of the District of Columbia, yesterday to 24 months’ imprisonment for the offense of Attempted Provision of Contraband to an Inmate. The 24-month sentence must run consecutively to the federal prison sentence that Hebron was already serving at the time of the offense. According to United States Attorney John C. Gurganus, on January 19, 2019, while an inmate at United... Read more →


Sponsors Needed for Samaritan Golf Tournament

A Good Cause on June 27, 2022 Mount Laurel, NJ – “Drive FORE! A Good Cause,” Samaritan’s annual golf tournament, presented by The Richardson Family Dealerships, will take place on Monday, June 27 at Little Mill Country Club in Marlton. All proceeds from the event support Samaritan’s family of services that enhance the lives of those coping with issues of aging, serious illness, or grief, and all those who care about them throughout South Jersey. “Each year, we hold our annual golf tournament to raise awareness and funds to support the essential, life-enhancing services we provide in communities throughout South... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on College Students: Southern New Hampshire Univ.

SNHU Announces Winter 2022 President's List MANCHESTER, NH (05/17/2022)-- It is with great pleasure that Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) congratulates the following students on being named to the Winter 2022 President's List. Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.700 and above are named to the President's List. Full-time status is achieved by earning 12 credits; undergraduate day students must earn 12 credits in the fall or spring semester, and online students must earn 12 credits over two consecutive terms (EW1 & EW2, EW3 & EW4, or EW5 & EW6). Joshua Piper of Joint Base... Read more →


Progress of Bitcoin Mining in Connecticut

As of October 2017, the progress of bitcoin mining in Connecticut is still in its early stages. However, there are already a few companies that have started to invest in this activity. Among them, Bitfarms Ltd., a Canadian bitcoin mining company, has announced the opening of a new farm in North Canaan, Connecticut. The company has invested about $10 million in this project. Visit quantum-code.io for further information. This new farm will be one of the largest bitcoin mining facilities in North America and will use about 1.4 megawatts of power. In addition to this, another company called Greenidge Generation... Read more →


Dads’ Resource Center shares research on how the system holds fathers back

STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania – (May 16, 2022) – Many fathers who are in divorced situations get every other weekend with their child. If they are lucky, they may get to spend a little more time with them during the summer or on certain holidays. Children who don't live with their fathers rarely get much time with their children, but it's not by choice for many fathers. Instead, it's a system and society that continuously squeezes them out. "We are doing what we can to bring notice to the fact that the system is flawed and it’s hurting families,” said Dads’... Read more →


Research Reveals Increase Interest in Cryptocurrency Regulations

YouGov research shows potential crypto buyers are most interested in regulation levels and proven returns New crypto brand, ETHAX, launches with regulation, licensing and lower access barriers at the core of its mission to make cryptocurrency accessible to all 5th May 2022 [LONDON, United Kingdom]: New research has revealed that lack of regulation and unproven returns help deter 75% of adults from investing in cryptocurrency. This is to be expected seeing as 99.9% of cryptocurrency projects are not regulated. Enter ETHAX: the new cryptocurrency business that is fully licensed and regulated to provide key services in the crypto space. These... Read more →


How can you Invest in NFTs as a Beginner?

If you're new to the world of cryptocurrency, you may be wondering how you can get started with investing in NFTs. Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, are a type of digital asset that is unique and cannot be replicated. This makes them valuable and sought-after by collectors and investors. There are a few different ways that you can invest in NFTs. One way is to buy them directly from an online marketplace such as OpenSea or Rarible. Another way is to purchase them from a cryptocurrency exchange that offers NFT trading pairs. Finally, you can also earn NFTs by participating in... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: A Busy Month for FACT

Another busy month has passed and I'd like to update you on some of our recent notable work. First, FACT filed a complaint against Congressman Kai Kahele of Hawaii. House ethics rules prohibit Representatives from taking official action when they have a conflict of interest. In this case, Rep. Kahele was employed by Hawaiian Airlines while simultaneously serving on a Congressional committee and co-sponsoring bills that directly affected his employer, Hawaiian Airlines. Making matters worse, these were bills that Hawaiian Airlines lobbied on, including one that provided tax credits to the airline industry. We sought an investigation into this apparent... Read more →


Elwood W. Barr, 77, of Gloucester City

On May 14, 2022. Age 77. Of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted husband of 57 years to Dorothea F. Barr (nee Beebe). Loving father of Earl Barr, Debbie Wilkins and the late Walter E. Barr. Cherished grandfather of Kyle, Cody, Joshua, Robbie, Alyssa, Courtney and great-grandfather of Vincent, Blake, Brooklyn and Bentley. Beloved brother of Caroline Filer, Cliff, George, Kenney, Jerry, the late Nelson and the late Ralph Barr. Butch enjoyed crossword puzzles and playing games on his iPad. He was an avid fan of the Phillies and Eagles. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Thursday morning,... Read more →


Rutgers University–Camden: Luminaries honored by Senator Rand Institute for Public Affairs

Four southern New Jersey citizens honored as emblematic of research institute’s mission CAMDEN, N.J. – The Senator Walter Rand Institute (WRI) for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden honored four prominent southern New Jersey citizens – shining examples of its mission to foster a healthy, productive, and thriving South Jersey – as the 2021 South Jerseyans of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Award honorees. They were recognized during the 20th annual Walter and Leah Rand Awards and Scholarship Dinner – postponed a year due to the coronavirus pandemic – on May 3 at The Mansion on Main Street in Voorhees Township.... Read more →


DOVER COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic to Help Local Latino Community Get Vaccinated

Dover, NJ – On Thursday May 19, Club Colombia is hosting a vaccination clinic as part of Hispanic Access Foundation’s ‘Unity in Community’ Project in partnership with the Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The FREE clinic will be offering the initial doses of all vaccines, as well as the booster to its nearby community. The past couple of years have shown just how much the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted Latino communities. The organization decided to launch this program to help improve the livelihood of Latinos across the nation.... Read more →