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May 18, 2022

NRA-ILA New Jersey: Proposed Mandatory Jail Law for Gun Offenses/Action Needed

TRENTON NEW JERSEY (MAY 18, 2022)--Tomorrow, Thursday, at 10:00 a.m., the Senate Law & Public Safety Committee is scheduled to consider S.513, legislation which would create a rebuttable presumption of no bail for gun offenses. While everyone can agree that serious gun crimes should be treated harshly, this bill is constructed in a manner that could result in unintended consequences. Earlier this year, the Assembly made amendments to their version of the bill after serious issues were brought to the attention of lawmakers. However, despite similar conversations in the Senate, significant problems still remain in S.513. This bill still has... Read more →


Rowan's Softball Players McKenzie Melvin and Teammate Emily August Honored by NJAC

McKenzie Melvin and Emily August Honored by NJAC PITMAN, NJ (May 18, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)– Two Rowan Softball Student-Athletes scored New Jersey Athletic Conference Weekly Honors in the final report of the season. McKenzie Melvin was named the NJAC Player of the Week with teammate Emily August selected as the NJAC Pitcher of the Week. The duo were named to the NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team as the Profs advanced to the championship series over the weekend but fell in a tough 3-2 defeat to the host Tufts to end the postseason ride. Melvin batted .357 (5-for-14) with four runs, two stolen bases,... Read more →


Philadelphia Police Seeking Dirt Bike Driver Who Struck And Killed a 17-Year-Old Skateboarder

UPDATED with photos The images of the suspect with his green dirt bike can be seen in the photos above. (photo provided by Philadelphia Police Department) #### PHILADELPHIA PA (May 18, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Today at a press conference Philadelphia Police Captain Mark Overwise provided updated information on the fatal accident involving the driver of a dirt bike and a skateboarder. On Sunday, May 15, 2022, at approximately 10:30 PM, a dirt bike being driven by a male was traveling east bound on Allegheny Avenue at a high rate of speed, doing wheelies on the highway when it struck Jesus Gomez Rosario (17/M)... Read more →


Burlington County Prosecutor's Office Releases Name of Maple Shade Motel Homicide

Investigators seeking information from public to help solve case Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Maple Shade Police Chief Christopher J. Fletcher today released the identity of the woman who was killed last week inside a room at a Route 73 motel, and asked the public for assistance with the homicide investigation. The victim was identified as 36-year-old Michelle L. Johnston, who had lived in multiple locations recently in the Burlington and Camden county areas. The investigation into her death began just before 11:30 a.m. on May 11 after officers from the Maple Shade Police Department were called to the... Read more →


Authorities Investigating Fatal Shooting of Philadelphia Man in Camden City; Another Man Seriously Injured

Camden, N.J. – Detectives are investigating a shooting that killed one man and injured another in Camden on Tuesday evening, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at approximately 8:20 p.m., officers from the Camden County Metro Police Department were dispatched to 1 East Randolph Street for reports of a victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound inside of a vehicle in the parking lot. Upon their arrival, officers located an unconscious 36-year-old male victim. The victim, later identified as Mark Virgile, was located inside a vehicle, suffering... Read more →


NJ Politics: YouTube Labels Trump's Endorsement Of SJ Republican Incumbent Van Drew As "Misinformation"

Recently a video posted in December of 2021 was labeled misinformation by YouTube. The video appeared as if United States Congressman Jeff Van Drew, R-NJ-2 received an endorsement from Donald Trump at an event in Mar-A-Lago. At the event, former President Trump called out thirteen Republicans that voted for the Biden Infrastructure Bill (including Van Drew) and told supporters these selected Republicans must be voted out. [Citation link: https://wpgtalkradio.com/youtube-labels-trump-endorsement-of-nj-congressman-misinformation]. Sean Pignatelli, Van Drew’s primary opponent, says he's not surprised at all. “I was hoping for a free and fair election with Van Drew. I'm not sure what to make of... Read more →


Gloucester City Republicans:

City Democrats Had 20 Plus Years to Fix Problems with Trash, Market the City with Signage

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 18, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--In a prepared statement released today, the Gloucester City Republican Committee and council candidates lambasted the incumbent Democratic Mayor and councilmembers for their slow response to the City's ongoing trash crisis and other problems such as marketing the City and Wayfinding Signage. For decades city businesses were not required to place their trash in a receptacle nor were they required to use trash bags. Although residents throughout the city were held to stricter laws. At last month's meeting, the governing body passed an ordinance on first reading that mandates business owners to use trash receptacles.... Read more →


GREAT SCHOOLS: Plantation Tours AND U.S. Slavery A Good Teaching Tool As Long As The Lessons are Honest

Amy Potter & Derek H. Alderman GREAT SCHOOLS (This story is adapted from an article that originally appeared in The Conversation on March 15, 2022, by Amy Potter, Associate Professor of Geography at Georgia Southern University, and Derek H. Alderman, Professor of Geography at the University of Tennessee.) Whether they know it or not, kids have recently become the eye of the storm for an adult culture war over how we understand race in our country. State legislatures across the U.S. are cracking down on discussions of race and racism in the classroom. School boards are attempting to ban books... Read more →


84-Year-Old Mt. Laurel Man Charged with Wife's Death; Authorities Think It Was A Mercy Killing

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ (May 17, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Laurel Police Chief Stephen Riedener announced that an 84-year-old man has been charged with the death of his wife in what may have been a mercy killing, according to the preliminary investigation. The defendant, who is accused of fatally stabbing his 82-year-old wife, turned the knife on himself afterward, but survived. Dan Mook, 84, of Fernbrooke Lane, was charged with Murder (First Degree), Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Third Degree) and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Fourth Degree). He was taken to Cooper University Hospital... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: Univ. of Mississippi, Univ. of Wisconsin, Univ. of Illinois

University of Mississippi Celebrates May 2022 Graduates UNIVERSITY, MS (05/17/2022)-- More than 3,300 students graduated from the University of Mississippi in May 2022. Undergraduate and graduate candidates received degrees from the College of Liberal Arts, General Studies and schools of Accountancy, Applied Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Journalism and New Media, Law and Pharmacy. Heonsir Ha, of Seoul, majored in Psychology and earned a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Liberal Arts. Faith Waldron, of Sea Isle City, majored in Allied Health Studies and earned a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Liberal Arts. Thomas Shover, of Riverton,... Read more →


Are Online Essay Writing Services Worth It?

An essay is a special form of independent student work, which is aimed at developing skills of research, creative work, mastering general and special methods of modern research, and an in-depth study of any issue or topic of the discipline. In addition, the work allows identifying the student's ability to independently comprehend the problem, creatively and critically explore it, the ability to select, analyze and systematize literary sources; ability to apply the acquired knowledge in the process of solving practical problems; formulate conclusions, and recommendations on the subject of research. Solving the scientific problem defined by the subject of research,... Read more →


Five Rowan Softball Players to Division III All-Region Teams

LOUISVILLE, KY – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association released its Division III All-Region Teams which features five Profs among its ranks. SPORTS Earning Region IV First-Team honors are Emily August, Cat Thomas, and Morgan Zane. On the second team is McKenzie Melvin while Korie Hague earns a spot on the third team. CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE LIST Zane earns her third all-region honor, her second-straight first-team selection after a second-team nod in 2019. Other two-time recipients include August, who also claimed her second-straight first-team pick, and Hague, who was a first-team honoree last season. Thomas and Melvin are honored for... Read more →


Top 8 Ways You Can Upgrade Your Home’s Exterior Design

Image Source A house’s exterior design is just as important as the interior design. Ensure that the overall appeal of a home, inside and outside, is on point. Whether you live in a traditional home or a modern property, it’s understandable that beautifying a home can be stressful. Make cosmetic changes for your home by getting a new garage and front door, adding an extension, plants, porch, painting the walls, etc. Are you looking for ways to improve your curb appeal? Then follow the list below for the eight ways to achieve a beautiful exterior design for your house. Get... Read more →


Kidney Donor Saves Life of Hackenskak Hospital MRI Tech

Kidney Donor Saves a Life and Undergoes First Single-Incision Donor Procedure Performed at Hackensack University Medical Center HACKENSACK, NJ – For eight months, Arthur Dranoff, 60, a hospital MRI technologist, had been spending five hours a day, four days a week on dialysis due to kidney failure. But on Monday, April 4, 2022, the generosity of 21-year-old kidney donor Savanna Knapp saved his life. Samuel Sultan, M.D., transplant surgeon at Hackensack University Medical Center, performed Savanna’s donor procedure using a single-incision laparoscopic approach — marking the first time the surgical technique has been used at Hackensack University Medical Center. Shortly... Read more →


CNBNews Consumer Tip: Get Your Ducts In A Row

To be sure your home is thoroughly clean, have the ductwork inspected. (NAPSI)—Before you spring into action cleaning your home this season, you may want to consider a source of dirt you can’t see but do need to deal with: air ducts. CONSUMER TIPS Your home’s heating and cooling system is the lungs of your home. The system pulls air from your rooms; filters, heats or cools it; and sends it back out again. The Problem As a result, dust motes, dander, smoke, pollen and anything else in the air gets stuck in the ductwork. This can be serious for... Read more →


Duke Farms Bald Eagle Webcam (watch)

In 2008, Duke Farms installed a webcam on a tree adjacent to a Bald Eagle nest to provide a live look at the daily lives of the eagles. In partnership with The Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey, lesson plans were created to facilitate place-based educational opportunities for students. Between the general public and classrooms up and down the east coast, the Duke Farms Eagle Cam has many fans – over 10 million viewers and growing! It is important to remember that although we have access to witness their behaviors, the eagles are still wild animals. If you find the... Read more →


Guest Opinion: THERE ARE ONLY TWO SEXES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the need to tell the truth about biology BILL DONOHUE | CNBNEWS CONTRIBUTOR There are only two sexes: male or female. I said this to the graduating class at Ave Maria Law School on May 14, and my comments were well received. The next day, Wyoming Sen. Cynthia Lummis spoke to the graduates at the University of Wyoming and she said the same thing. She was booed and later apologized for "disrespecting" people. Sen. Lummis should never have apologized. She told the truth. We will never beat those who deny the existence of... Read more →


APPLE RELEASES SECURITY UPDATES

Apple has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. Note: Apple notes they are aware of a report that states CVE-2022-22675 may have been actively exploited. CVE-2022-22675 affects watchOS, tvOS, and macOS Big Sur. CISA encourages users and administrators to review the Apple security pages for the following products and apply the necessary updates. watchOS 8.6 tvOS 15.3 macOS Catalina macOS Big Sur 11.6.6 macOS Monterey 12.4 iOS 15.5 and iPad OS 15.5 Xcode 13.4 Read more →