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June 23, 2022

SEPTA MAINTENANCE BLITZ CONTINUES

PHILADELPHIA (June 23, 2022) – Following several successful station cleaning and maintenance blitzes last year SEPTA is continuing the initiative through the summer on the Broad Street (BSL) and Market-Frankford Lines (MFL). Subway Station Cleaning Blitz Continues This Weekend This weekend’s station cleaning will be at Ellsworth-Federal Station (BSL) June 24, 25, 26. The station will close at 8 p.m. on Friday and reopen Monday morning at 5 a.m. Efforts will focus on cleaning, as well as painting and power washing. The rest of the scheduled cleaning blitzes will include Huntingdon Station (MFL) on July 29, 30, 31 and Wyoming... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Detention Officer Jeremiah Story Shot and Killed While Processing a Inmate

Perry County, Arkansas--Detention Officer Jeremiah Story, age 21, was shot and killed while processing a subject into the Perry County Detention Center at 511 Aplin Avenue in Perryville. Officer Story was standing in the restroom while the subject, who had been arrested for drug charges, was changing into jail-issued clothing. The man produced a pistol he had concealed on his person and shot Officer Story. The subject was subdued after shooting Officer Story. The man was charged with capital murder and transferred to the Faulkner County Detention Center. RELATED: Via Officer Down Memorial Page CNB Crime Blue Line CNBNews Tips... Read more →


Repairs to Attenuator and Guide Rail on I-295 in Bellmawr Friday Night

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a lane and shoulder closure on I-295 northbound Friday night for attenuator and guiderail repairs in Bellmawr, Camden County. NJDOT’s contractor South State, Inc., is scheduled to close the right lane and shoulder on I-295 northbound at 10 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, June 24 until 8 a.m., Saturday, June 25 to repair an attenuator and guiderail that was hit by a vehicle. The closure will begin just past the Creek Road overpass before Exit 26 and continue for about a half mile. Motorists are advised to use caution and slow... Read more →


The Burlington County COVID-19 Vaccine Mega-Site, located in Mount Laurel, Opens Friday

Vaccine Mega-Site to Provide COVID-19 Protection to Babies and Toddlers starting Friday, June 24 Burlington County COVID-19 Vaccine Mega-Site to offer specially trained vaccinators for newly eligible recipients ages 6 months through 4 years old. (June 23, 2022 – Mount Laurel, N.J.) – The Burlington County COVID-19 Vaccine Mega-Site, located in Mount Laurel, will respond to widening vaccination eligibility by providing the Pfizer vaccine to children ages 6 months through 4 years old, beginning Friday, June 24. Nurses, paramedics, and others health care professionals with training and experience caring for pediatric patients will administer the long-awaited doses to young vaccine... Read more →


The Gloucester City Board of Education is Requiring Updated Proof of Residency for Certain Grades

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 23, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Parents of children who transition between the district's schools (from 3rd to 4th grade and from 8th to 9th grade) must submit proof of residency. Further explanation of the new rule along with the items that will be accepted as proof are listed in the letter below. The notice was released five days ago, on June 17, 2022, by School Superintendent/High School Principal Sean Gorman. Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Rutgers Board of Governors Approves 2.9 Percent Tuition and Fee Increase

Board approves $5.1 billion 2022-2023 budget The Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a $5.1 billion budget for the 2022-2023 academic year that includes a 2.9 percent increase in tuition and fees, nearly two-thirds below the current rate of inflation. YOUR MONEY “We remain committed to providing excellence in academic experience and opportunity at an affordable and accessible price, and to ensuring that this necessary, measured increase does not affect our neediest students. Our focus on financial aid programs and net cost reflects that promise to our students, who have shown enormous resolve through the economic and other challenges... Read more →


How to Stop Online Data Collection From Affecting You

Lightspring/Shutterstock.com Did you know that data is being collected about you online at this very moment? There is a large chance that you were not aware of this privacy conundrum. Perhaps you are now thinking about why this is being done, and how? You could also be pondering whether this is being done in a safe, ethical, and moral way. Even still, you may now be suspicious after the fact. All of these are reasonable inquiries and sound logic on your part. In fact, these are questions that millions of people ask every day and are also the reason why... Read more →


Top 10 Potential Benefits of THCV

THCV, or tetrahydrocannabivarin, is a cannabinoid that is found in cannabis plants. This compound is similar to THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, but it has different effects on the body. THCV is known to have psychoactive properties, but it is not as potent as THC. This compound is also known to have some medical benefits. THCV has been shown to have potential therapeutic benefits, including reducing anxiety and helping to control weight. Let's take a closer look at some of the potential benefits of THCV. To purchase wholesale THCV online, Alternative Health Distribution is a leading supplier. Some of the potential benefits... Read more →


Bridgewater Township Council Takes Action to Control Overdevelopment in their Community

Bridgewater, NJ (June 21, 2022)(CNBNewsnet– At last week’s special meeting, Mayor Matthew C. Moench and the Bridgewater Town Council took a decisive next step in their rejection of overdevelopment by agreeing to a new settlement on the Center of Excellence site and updating the relevant zoning ordinances to allow the project to proceed. The new agreement emphasizes the site’s historic focus on biotechnology, and life sciences which are consistent with the pre-existing 202/206 tech corridor and will add no apartments, no hotel, no grocery store, and just 30,000 square feet of light retail. Mayor Matthew Moench praised the Council for... Read more →


The Nicotine-Free Vaping Guide

Does 0 nicotine mean no nicotine? Any vape product that contains zero nicotine or 0mg nicotine vape is considered nicotine-free. Nicotine-containing products should be marked on the package. Always examine the label on the product. Is 0mg nicotine-free? 0mg denotes that every product or vape juice contains no nicotine. Therefore, it is a nicotine-free vape. Are there health risks associated with vaping with no Nicotine? There aren't enough studies to establish a long-term risk of adverse health effects from vaping with no nicotine. Studies have indicated that there are potential dangers associated with certain flavors found in vape juice. But,... Read more →


Montgomery County Happenings and Events

Why You Should Celebrate the Fourth of July in Montgomery County With the Fourth of July right around the corner, Montgomery County offers lots to do with your family to celebrate America’s birthday. Follow in George Washington’s footsteps at Valley Forge National Historical Park and tour the area’s historical homes and parks, then sink deeper into the story as you indulge in historic eats at restaurants that once served both Patriots and Tories during the struggle for American independence. Click the button below to discover history like never before. PLAN YOUR VISIT How to Snag Deals at Award-Wining Restaurants, Wineries... Read more →


WATCH: Young Man Explains Why Our Country Has The Second Amendment (Outstanding!)

Amendment II A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. Read more →


State of Pennsylvania Blasted for High Taxes

Pennsylvania can't control inflation, but it can reform its tax, subsidy system By Anthony Hennen | The Center Square (The Center Square) - Pennsylvania’s high taxes and spending, and its use of business subsidies, came under fire from tax experts and business leaders in a committee hearing on Tuesday. The Republican Policy Committee held its fourth hearing related to inflation, economic growth, and the problems facing the commonwealth; the previous hearing focused on how inflation has hurt working families, as The Center Square previously reported. Pennsylvania State Capitol/photo courtesy of Mark Paul “The goal of these hearings is to better... Read more →