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June 17, 2022

SEPTA Officials and others to Discuss Plans For Historical Panels Honoring Minister Richard Allen

PHILADELPHIA (June 17, 2022) – On Saturday, June 18, SEPTA General Manager and CEO Leslie S. Richards will join Pennsylvania State Representative Christopher M. Rabb and leaders of First Episcopal District AME Church to showcase the design of forthcoming historical panels honoring the memory and accomplishments of minister Richard Allen. The event will be held at 10 a.m. at 3801 W. Market Street in the First District Plaza building. SEPTA worked with leaders of First Episcopal District AME Church to design the 2’x 3’ soon-to- be-installed decorative panels which will tell the story of Allen’s contributions to racial justice in... Read more →


WANTED BY PHILLY POLICE 21-YEAR-OLD JOEL MARTINEZ OF CAMDEN CITY FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER

In reference to the incident that took place on Sunday, June 12th, 2022, at approximately 4:38 A.M., the Philadelphia Police department needs the public's assistance in locating the above male wanted for Attempted Murder, Aggravated Assault, VUFA, and related offenses in reference to a double shooting which occurred at 300 E Westmoreland St. Anyone with any information on this male's whereabouts is asked to please call the Shooting Investigations Group at 215-686-8270/8271 or 911. Offender: 21 year old Joel Martinez from the 2600 block of High St., Camden NJ. Double Shooting--3xx East Westmoreland Street 25TH DISTRICT... DOUBLE SHOOTING... 3XX E... Read more →


Rowan's Morgan Zane and Emily August Receive Alcolades

PHILADELPHIA -- Morgan Zane scored the 2022 PhillySIDA Academic All-Area Softball Performer of the Year award, joining teammate Emily August on the PhillySIDA Academic All-Area team announced on Thursday. The team is voted on by the sports information offices of 30 institutions from the Philadelphia metropolitan area. In order for a student-athlete to be eligible for Academic All-Area honors, he/she must be in at least their second year at the institution and hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 or better. Zane was a College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America in 2022 as well as a... Read more →


Rowan’s Eric DiDomenico Named to the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Baseball Team

CNBNews graphic file ​PHILADELPHIA – Rowan’s Eric DiDomenico has been named to the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Baseball Team, which is voted on by the sports information offices of 30 institutions from the Philadelphia metropolitan area. DiDomenico (Blackwood, NJ/Paul VI) was the starting first baseman for 10th-ranked Rowan, which reached the NCAA Super Regionals and finished the year with a 33-10 record. The team co-captain set new career-highs in every offensive category, including batting average (.323), runs (42), hits (42), RBI (35), doubles (11) and home runs (9), while posting a fielding percentage of .988 with only four errors. DiDomenico... Read more →


Rowan Field Hockey Standouts Honored

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan field hockey standouts Abby Hainsworth (Williamstown, NJ/Williamstown) and Kristiina Castagnola (Voorhees, NJ/Eastern) ​have been named to the 2022 Academic All-America® Division III Women’s At-Large Team, as voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Hainsworth was chosen to the Second Team with Castagnola earning Third-Team honors. The duo, who helped Rowan to the NCAA Semifinals and a final national ranking of fourth, become the second and third all-time honorees from the Profs’ field hockey program as Casey Wagner earned Second-Team honors in 2020. Hainsworth, a junior mechanical engineering major, received the prestigious NCAA... Read more →


*Review of "The Case Of The Beach Ball Butcher-- Murder On The 13th Floor"

By: Jessica Gettings and Brandie Woods CNBNewsnet Entertainment image courtesy of https://gamboool.com/ Looking for a "shore" thing to do this weekend? Look no further than Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, NJ. ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (CNBNews)--June On Thursday, June 16, 2022 we were granted a media preview of the newest interactive theatrical experience at Resorts Casino: "The Case Of The Beach Ball Butcher-- Murder On The 13th Floor." We were provided with complimentary tickets to the show along with access to the casino's VIP room where we were able to enjoy a buffet dinner and the choice between two signature cocktail... Read more →


Jefferson Stratford Hospital Patient Care Technician Receives BEE Award for Extraordinary Caregivers

Jefferson Health’s Maria Giangiulio, a Patient Care Technician on the 4-East/West units at Jefferson Stratford Hospital, was recently honored with a BEE Award for Extraordinary Caregivers. A Sewell, NJ, resident who joined Jefferson nearly seven years ago, Giangiulio was nominated for going “above and beyond” to assist her nursing colleagues during a patient’s end-of-life care. "Maria is an incredible asset to Jefferson,” said the nominator, one of the patient’s family members. “She is empathic, sympathetic, and has an incredible heart." BEE honorees — nominated by patients, visitors, nurses, physicians, and employees — are non-nursing employees who work side-by-side with clinical... Read more →


Delaware's Horseshoe Crab Population Helping Migratory Shorebirds Along Delaware Bay

Including Threatened Red Knots Horseshoe Crab Management Effectively Supports Red Knot Population Red Knot Wikipedia photo While this year’s spring shorebird migration has ended in Delaware, with the shorebirds embarking for their Arctic nesting grounds fueled for their journey after consuming abundant horseshoe crab eggs, the horseshoe crabs continue to spawn along the shores of Delaware Bay. The annual spring phenomenon of nature features the ecological relationship between migrating shorebirds that feast on horseshoe crab eggs to help sustain their long-distance migration from their wintering grounds as far away as southern South America to their Arctic nesting grounds – a... Read more →


NJ Business Group Supports Tax Credit

NJBIA Supports Tax Credit Offsetting Steep UI Payroll Tax Hikes for Small Businesses NJBIA will testify on Tuesday in strong support of legislation that would provide tax credits to small businesses slammed by recent increases in unemployment taxes that are scheduled to climb even higher in the fiscal year ahead. Bill A-3683/A-2152 (Freiman, D-16; Greenwald, D-6) would result in meaningful relief to small businesses with a tax credit intended to partially offset UI payroll tax increases necessitated by the record pandemic unemployment that followed state-ordered shutdowns of many types of businesses. The State of New Jersey is still paying off... Read more →


Rowan Athletics Honored

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan Athletics honored its finest at the annual All-American Awards Banquet recognizing the student-athletes who received All-American or Academic All-American honors in 2021-22, while also handing out special awards to highlight athletic and academic achievements. Gianna Rusk (women's lacrosse) and John Maldonado (football) received the Joy Solomen Leadership Award, recognizing strong leadership qualities and exhibit dedication and passion to Rowan Athletics. Rusk (Westmont, NJ/Haddon Two) was the anchor of Rowan's defense this year and was named to the IWLCA All-Boardwalk Region Second Team while earning All-NJAC First Team honors for the first time in her career. The... Read more →


Virtua Health Presents Humanitarian Award to Senator Troy Singleton

The Health system also awards television’s Stephen A. Smith for vaccine advocacy (Marlton, N.J.)…Virtua Health recently presented Senator Troy Singleton with the Humanitarian Award at its black-tie gala held at the Borgata Hotel, Casino, and Spa in Atlantic City, N.J. The celebration of the not-for-profit health system’s philanthropic partners also included the presentation of the first-of-its-kind Voice for Good Award to ESPN commentator Stephen A. Smith. Representing New Jersey’s 7th Legislative District, Senator Singleton has been a champion of many important health care issues, including improving access to healthy and affordable food for those in need, reducing COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy,... Read more →


Hackensack Meridian Hospital Doctors and Brothers Fighting Cancer Together

At 18 and a senior in high school, Shabbar Danish received some devastating news - his father was diagnosed with leukemia. “He was only 49 at the time, in the prime of his life, it was shocking,'' says Danish. But not as shocking as the double blow his tight knit family from Roxbury, New Jersey was about to be hit with. “At the very same time, my twin brother, Adnan, was diagnosed with testicular cancer,” he explains. “Here we are teenagers, trying to take care of our father and then I too need to be cared for,” says Adnan who,... Read more →


WILLIAM WAY LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER AND ARTIST ALEX STADLER TO REMEMBER...

THOSE LOST DURING THE EARLY YEARS OF THE AIDS PANDEMIC IN PHILADELPHIA * Exhibition and Public Memorial Service to Take Place During Philly Gay Pride Month * Philadelphia, PA – The William Way LGBT Community Center and artist/entrepreneur Alex Stadler have teamed up to collaborate on a special exhibition and public memorial service for those lost in the early AIDS pandemic in the city of Philadelphia. Gone and For Ever, part of Remembrance, will remember and honor those who died in our region dating back to the early 1980s. Stadler and collaborating artists have created a one-of-a-kind artist-made exhibition to... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Gun Violence...Speaking Up About The Unspeakable

CNBNews graphic files By Dennis W. Pullin, FACHE, and Kevin M. O’Dowd, JD Mr. Pullin is president and CEO of Virtua Health. Mr. O’Dowd is co-president and CEO of Cooper University Health Care. The right to bear arms has existed since we became a nation. So, too, has the risk of violence that extensive gun ownership creates in our society. Unfortunately, recent mass shooting incidents, fueled by hatred or mental illness, have sparked a great deal of fear and confusion among Americans. As health care leaders, our concern centers on the treatment of those who are victims of senseless gun... Read more →


Pennsylvania State Police Coming to Philadelphia

AS PART OF THE “OPERATION TRIGGER LOCK” INITIATIVE PHILADELPHIA-(June 16, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) is pleased to announce a public safety program currently underway in partnership with the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP). This joint initiative, named “Operation Trigger Lock”, is aimed at bolstering law enforcement presence throughout Philadelphia’s most high-crime areas. As part of Operation Trigger Lock, PSP Troopers will work in hand-in-hand with Philadelphia Police Department Highway Patrol officers in select locations throughout Philadelphia. During this joint initiative, it will not be uncommon to see both PPD and PSP vehicles with one PPD officer and one PSP trooper... Read more →


The Investigation Into Beverly Homicide Continues

Man Charged Following Beverly City Standoff Investigation continues into homicide at Bentley Ave. home Burlington County Acting Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Beverly City Public Safety Director Rich Wolbert announced that charges have been filed against a man who barricaded himself in a Beverly City residence early yesterday morning when police went to the Bentley Avenue home after receiving information that a homicide had been committed there a short time earlier. The situation came to the attention of the Beverly City Police Department at approximately 1:15 a.m. yesterday when they were contacted by a woman who indicated she had received... Read more →