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Travel Alert: Commercial Vehicle Restrictions on NJ Interstate Highways Started at Noon

Restrictions do not apply to New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway, or Atlantic City Expressway (Trenton) (January 31, 2021)--– New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti has issued a commercial vehicle travel restriction on multiple Interstate highways in New Jersey starting at 12 noon, Sunday, January 31 based on the forecast for heavy snow and strong winds. Winter weather is expected to begin in the southern region of the state around midday Sunday... Read more →

Settlement Agreement with ELC; NJDOE Agrees to Major Revisions in Handling Special Ed Complaints

In response to a complaint filed by Education Law Center (ELC), the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) agreed to make major revisions to the information it provides parents, the public, and Department complaint investigators about issues to be considered in state special education complaints and the remedies that may be granted. The revisions, required by a Mediation Agreement between the NJDOE and ELC, underscore the NJDOE’s “acknowledged obligation” to investigate and remedy not only... Read more →


On May 13, 2023, the Harrison Township Historical Society celebrated the Annual Asparagus Festival. This event marked 101 years since the first “Farm to Table” experience, when fresh asparagus was picked and flown the same day to Boston. Picture #1: Scott Walker of Walker Farms, the nation’s largest producer of asparagus seed, and Deputy Director Heather Simmons. Picture #2: Deputy Director Heather Simmons, Commissioner Jim Jefferson, Surrogate Joe Chila and Harrison Township officials. As a... Read more →

Egg Harbor City Water and Sewer Systems Acquired by NJ American Water

New Jersey American Water Completes Acquisition of Egg Harbor City Water and Sewer Systems Egg Harbor City Mayor Lisa Jiampetti signs an agreement to sell its water and wastewater system to New Jersey American Water. From left: Mark McDonough, president of New Jersey American Water, and Lisa Jiampetti, Mayor of Egg Harbor City The first Acquisition in the State Completed via the Water Infrastructure Protection Act Adds more than 3,000 New Customer Connections for Company... Read more →


The Garden State Wine Growers Association and Exit Zero Ferry Park partner for the second event in the series Haddonfield, NJ (June 1) – On June 16, The Garden State Wine Growers Association and Exit Zero partner to host the second dinner in the Uncork & Unwind: a Fine Wine and Dine Series and have been working to curate a unique dining experience for each and every guest. DINING OUT With this partnership, visitors can... Read more →

Sections of Garden State Parkway Closed Because of Smoke

A 25-mile stretch of the Garden State Parkway was closed Friday morning due to both fog and smoky conditions from the massive wildfire burning in Bass River State Forest. All northbound traffic was being diverted off the Parkway at exit 38 while southbound vehicles were forced to off at exit 63, a spokesman for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority said. The Turnpike Authority also operates the Parkway. CONTINUE A 25-mile stretch of Garden State Parkway... Read more →

Another Cannabis Business Opening in SJ; Nova Farms Coming to Woodbury

NOVA FARMS UNVEILS NEW JERSEY'S FIRST NON-CONVERSION ADULT USE DISPENSARY WOODBURY, NJ (JUNE 1, 2023)(CNBNews)--Nova Farms, the Northeast's largest privately owned, vertically integrated cannabis operator is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its flagship a retail cannabis dispensary in Woodbury, New Jersey, on June 10th, 2023. This highly anticipated grand opening event marks the launch of the New Jersey's first non-conversion, exclusively recreational adult-use dispensary. The excitement begins with the ribbon-cutting ceremony at 8... Read more →

Boost Your Dental Practice: Strategies to Attract More Patients

image courtesy of Every dental professional understands how important retaining existing clients and attracting new ones is for their business’s success. While some areas are lacking dentists, that’s not always the case. However, keeping patients returning for treatments is often challenging, even in areas without many competitors. Here are a few strategies every dental office can use to see increased traffic. Make Better Use of Online Marketing Advertising is always crucial for establishing and... Read more →

Choosing The Perfect Vanity Color: Tips For Style And Function

Vanities are the focal point of bathrooms. The right color and style are critical for the final look of bathrooms. Homeowners frequently find it challenging to choose a vanity color that will complement their style. Thankfully, there are some tips that make deciding easier. Tips for Selecting the Best Bathroom Vanity Remodeling bathrooms involves many different decisions. Homeowners seem to struggle the most over choosing a vanity. When picking a color for your vanity, consider... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing News NJ: New Record Fish!

NJ CERTIFIES NEW RECORD FISH! Jim Piascik caught the new state record Hybrid Striped Bass in Monksville Reservoir on May 24, 2023. The fish weighed 17 pounds, 12 ounces, replacing John Vayda’s 16-pound, 10-ounce record from 2022. The old record only stood for 227 days. Jim was fishing for Walleye when the fish hit just after midnight. After previously landing a 25-inch Walleye, he was prepared with a large net, and managed to get this... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: You Can Look But You Can't Touch

Public Encouraged to Avoid ‘Rescuing’ Young Wildlife DNREC Reminds Delawareans: 'If You Care, Leave Them There’ Look but don’t touch, much less disturb – and even then, just a quick glance and be on your way – that’s theDepartment of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s message to Delawareans likely to see young wildlife in their backyards or almost anywhere in the outdoors this time of year. DNREC reminds the public that it’s best when encountering... Read more →

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Number of Complaints Against Tesla's Self Driving Cars is Growing

A whistleblower has unveiled thousands of customer complaints made against Tesla's self-driving cars, raising concerns over the safety of this advanced AI technology. The following comments from NordVPN's Adrianus Warmenhoven also consider the importance of ensuring these types of cars are protected against cybersecurity risks. Adrianus Warmenhoven, a cybersecurity expert at NordVPN, comments: “With the revelation that thousands of Tesla customer complaints have been leaked showing security concerns over the company’s self-driving cars, the controversy... Read more →

AHLA Fights NJ Assembly Plan to Destroy Hotel Franchise Model

A1958 passed the General Assembly Thursday, and is still pending in the state Senate WASHINGTON (May 25, 2023) – American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) President & CEO Chip Rogers is speaking out today against A1958, harmful legislation passed by the New Jersey General Assembly. “The current hotel franchise model is the backbone of the hotel industry. It supports millions of jobs nationwide and has paved the way for countless hoteliers and employees to achieve... Read more →


JUST IN TIME FOR SUMMER! SEWELL, NJ (CNBNEWS)--In keepng with our Community Caretaking mission, the Washington Township Police Department is proud to announce our newest tool to reach even more members of our community, our Bomb Pop Patrol Ice Cream Truck. The Washington Township Police Department continues to be at the forefront of Community Caretaking by actively seeking new and innovative ideas to engage and create positive experiences between the Washington Township Police Department and... Read more →

CNBNews Traffic Alert: Route 42 northbound Exit 1B to I-295 northbound Detour

Closed and detoured Thursday night Overnight closures necessary to repair guiderail and attenuators (Trenton) - The Route 42 northbound Exit 1B to I-295 northbound is schedule to be closed and detoured Thursday night for guiderail and attenuator repairs as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 10 p.m. Thursday, May 25 until 5 a.m. Friday, May 26 the Route 42 northbound Exit 1B to I-295 northbound will be closed and detoured... Read more →


Updated JEER-Gloucester City promised Barnard Avenue residents that their street was going to be repaved. They are still waiting. The city did hire a contractor but he never finished the job. In fact, the street is actually worst than before. WE would be better off with a dirt road. CHEER — Crystal Johnson (GHS Class of 2021 alum) became a College All American Soccer player at Rowan University in her freshman year. In March this... Read more →

Loring Flemming Elementary School Donuts with Dudes/Muffins with My Lady May 23 and 25

BLACKWOOD, NJ (May 22, 2023)(CNBNews)--The Loring Flemming Elementary School, 135 Little Gloucester Rd, Blackwood, is holding its annual "Donuts with Dudes" event on Tuesday, May 23rd, and the " Muffins with My Lady" event on Thursday, May 25th. Aaron J. Rose- Principal ([email protected]) stated his office has received over 500 responses to attend so far. "This event gives special "dudes" and special "ladies" a chance to spend time with their child/nephew/family friend before heading off... Read more →

How to Choose the Right PPE for Your Employees

How a business chooses the personal protective equipment (PPE) for their workers has a stronger and more long reaching impact than is often realised. For example, poor PPE selection can lead to personal injuries, deaths, project halts, investigations, expensive lawsuits, crippling fines, and more. The process of PPE selection can be tricky though, and even the best intentions may not mean much if you don’t know what you should be looking for. On that note,... Read more →


NAPSI)—It may come as a surprise to some, but an ophthalmologist can help you keep an eye on your overall health. In fact, an ophthalmologist—a physician who specializes in medical and surgical eye care—may be the first to detect if you’re at risk for a heart attack, stroke or other life-threatening conditions. That’s because subtle, early damage to tiny blood vessels in the eyes can provide important clues about what is happening in the small... Read more →


AT OVER 20 RESTAURANTS AND BARS WITH A KICK-OFF BLOCK PARTY SET FOR JUNE 1ST * The summer-long happy hour features discounted food and drink every Thursday between June 1st and August 31st * Philadelphia, PA - Old City District showcases its thriving dining scene with the return of Old City Eats, kicking off with the Old City Eats Block Party on Thursday, June 1st and running every Thursday DINING OUT through August 31, 2023.... Read more →

Large Crowd Attends Coast Guard's Community Festival

CAPE MAY, N.J. (May 20, 2023)-(CNBNEWS)--— U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May and the Cape May County Coast Guard Community Foundation held an annual Coast Guard Community Festival on base Saturday. The festivities included cutter tours, static boat displays, K-9 demonstrations, base tours, local vendors, and live entertainment. Cape May County is one of 29 officially designated Coast Guard communities, and the festival reinforced the positive relationship facilitated between our local Coast Guard personnel... Read more →

Watch Out for Swindlers are Scamming Homeowners

(NAPSI)—Swindlers are scamming homeowners concerned about the health and safety of their families with phony air duct cleaning schemes—but you can protect yourself. What To Watch For • Low-ball Prices: Reputable companies do offer promotional pricing or discounts, but it’s best to be cautious. Once you show interest, sophisticated scammers can gather personal information or ask for a hefty deposit and then disappear. • Pressure for a Quick Decision: Qualified contractors understand if you need... Read more →

Pennsauken Police Need Your Help! Can You ID This Non-Verbal Teenage?

PENNSAUKEN, NJ (MAY 19, 2023)(CNBNews)--Earlier today (Friday), the Pennsauken Police posted an alert about a non-verbal juvenile wandering about in the area of Marlton Pike and Waldorf Ave. The youngster is approximately 4'5" tall and weighs about 80 lbs. In the past hour, the Pennsauken Police announced that he has yet to be identified. As such, the teen has been turned over to the care of the New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency... Read more →

How You Can Effectively Control Your Personal and Business Spending

When we are in control of something – especially when it comes to money! – a majority of us tend to spend our money with our emotions, which is why shopping is such good exercise whenever we feel down or frustrated. But we all know that this is dangerous, especially when handling or dealing with the finances of our business. If we have a business – no matter how tiny it is – we can't... Read more →


AND CONCEPT OF DBG BURGER BAR WITH A NEW MENU OF 15 OVER-THE-TOP CRUSHABLE BURGERS * DBG TO FEATURE PHILADELPHIA'S MOST EXPENSIVE GOLD STANDARD BURGER AT $700 DOWN TO THE CITY'S LEAST EXPENSIVE BURGER AT $2.95 * Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia, introducing your top new burger destination. Brother and sister owners George Tsiouris and Vasiliki Tsiouris-Balis announce a brand new burger bar and restaurant with the city's most expensive and the city's most affordable burger... Read more →


DOROTHY PHILBIN | CNBNews Everyone, even the size 2s, put on weight during the pandemic. The problem is that once we were released from the prison of own homes and got back to normal, the pounds didn't come off. What to do? image courtesy of The size 2s can probably survive with a few extra pounds but how about the former size 18s who are now size 22? The pounds just seem to stick... Read more →


PHILADELPHIA PA(May 9, 2023)(CNBNews) – United States Attorney Jacqueline C. Romero announced that brothers Zumar Dubose, age 34, of Atlantic City, NJ; Abdush Dubose, age 36, of Boynton Beach, FL; and Kariem Dubose, age 42, of Philadelphia, PA, were convicted today at trial of mail fraud, wire fraud, bank fraud, and money laundering conspiracy charges arising from their scheme to defraud and obtain money from the United States Postal Service, UPS and Citizens Bank. CNBNews... Read more →

Cleary's NoteBook Can You Help Me?

Can You Afford Your Utility Bills? Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Columnist If you live in Gloucester Township, your electric service and the bill will come from Atlantic Electric. But Gloucester City residents must deal with Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) Company. Lucky us! A local woman, disabled in several ways, approached Cleary's Notebook with a horror story that may affect many other residents in town. Here are the details. CNBNews graphic file The woman... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: The Ugly Truth Behind “We Buy Ugly Houses”

by Anjeanette Damon, Byard Duncan and Mollie Simon ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Cory Evans was well-versed in the HomeVestors of America playbook when he arrived at a suburban Los Angeles home on Nov. 4, 2016. His franchise with the “We Buy Ugly Houses” company had executed more than 50 deals in the preceding two years. Patriot... Read more →

A Lot Happening in Hunterdon County This Summer

Sip at local wineries, hike or bike over 50 trails, experience goat yoga, and check out one of the many U-Pick farms and festivals throughout the season. Mainstreet Lambertville, NJ Hunterdon County, NJ, May 15, 2023 - This summer, travelers are heading to the other side of New Jersey and experiencing Hunterdon County. Just a 90-minute drive outside of both New York City and Philadelphia, the county's communities are consistently ranked in the top 10... Read more →


Emergency Water Shut Off Wednesday

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 15, 2023)(CNBNews)--The City of Gloucester City Public Utilities Department announced on Monday, May 15, that Gloucester Heights residents will have no water on Wednesday, May 17 beginning around 8:30 AM. The action is being taken because of the ongoing work at the NJ DOT project on the nearby Nicholson Road 1-76 underpass. Once the contractor makes repairs to the water line, it will be turned on. At that time some people... Read more →

National Police Week /National Peace Officers Memorial Day

A Message From Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins: Once again, the Gloucester Township Police Department joins the community to celebrate the sacrifices and commitment of law enforcement throughout our great nation. National Police Week is celebrated May 14-20 this year, with a special somber remembrance on National Peace Officer Memorial Day on May 15. As we celebrate National Police Week, it is with a heavier heart as we prepare for the funeral of Deptford... Read more →

Hackensack University Medical Center Is First in NJ...

--to Create a Dedicated Program to Assess and Reduce the Risk of Falls in Older Adults HACKENSACK, NJ— With May being Older Americans Month, the Division of Geriatric Medicine at Hackensack University Medical Center is thrilled to announce it is the first and currently only hospital in the state of New Jersey to offer a formal program aimed at preventing falls in older adults. Through the Falls Risk Assessment Program, experts trained in geriatric... Read more →

8,000 Puppy Buyers File Complaints Against Breeders Who Sold Sick Animals

The Humane Society of the United States has issued a 15-year report summarizing nearly 8,000 complaints from buyers of sick puppies from pet stores, breeders, and middleman dealers. The highest number of consumer complaints were submitted by Florida, Ohio, Missouri, Texas, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. image courtesy of The HSUS receives tips from troubled buyers for many reasons. Some are seeking information about how to pursue their consumer complaint and obtain reimbursements needed to cover... Read more →

Funeral Services for Deptford Police Officer Bobby Schisler to be Held at Rowan University

( photo credit)...Memorial in honor of Deptford Police Officer Shisler has been growiing in front of the Deptford Township Police Station, on Cooper Road and Delsea Drive intersection. (DEPTFORD Township, NJ)(May 12, 2023)(CNBNews)-- Funeral services for Deptford Policer Officer Robert J. Shisler, who passed away May 7, 2023, will be held May 17 at Rowan University, Glassboro. Beloved son of Robert H. Shisler of Deptford and Tracy (nee Hawkins) of Deptford. Loving brother of Ashley... Read more →

Celebrate National Nurses Week/Month With These Powerful Ways

that Nurses Work For You and With You As we celebrate National Nurses Week (May 6-12) and May being National Nurses Month, it’s a good time to talk about the expanding role nurses play today and will play in the future as health care evolves to meet the changing dynamics in this post pandemic world. The nursing profession has become front and center over the past few years for not only being in the front... Read more →

CNBNews Consumer Alert: Michelin Recalls Tires Marked with Alpine Symbol

Michelin North America, Inc. and Michelin North America (Canada), Inc. are voluntarily recalling MICHELIN® Agilis® CrossClimate® C-Metric tires, in sizes 185/60R15C, 195/75R16C, 205/65R15C, 205/75R16C, 225/75R16C, 235/65R16C. These tires are marked with the Alpine Symbol1, but do not meet the traction requirements for snow tires. As such, these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 139, "New Pneumatic Radial Tires for Light Vehicles” and Canadian Technical Standards Document... Read more →


Voorhees library branch closed Saturday (Camden, NJ) – The Camden County Library System’s Voorhees Branch, located at 203 Laurel Road in Voorhees Township, will be closed Saturday, May 13 for repairs. “While the Voorhees Branch is closed, patrons can visit one of our other branches in Haddon Township, Gloucester Township, Winslow Township, Bellmawr, Merchantville or Camden City for library services. In addition, our digital services in Voorhees will be operational on Saturday,” said Linda Devlin,... Read more →


One Lucky Young Fan Will Win an Autographed Electric Guitar photo provided Haddon Township, NJ (May 8, 2023) – Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “School of Rock” is coming to the Ritz Theatre Company, a historic New Jersey venue, May 12 – May 28, 2023. Based on the hit movie, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “School of Rock” follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn an extra bit of cash by posing as a... Read more →

Business Intelligence Software: Harness the Power of Data

Business intelligence technology processes analyze data and deliver information to help management and their teams make educated decisions. Business intelligence software collects data from the company's internal and external sources to prepare it for data analysis. Discover how business intelligence software helps companies harness the power of data to improve operations and boost profits. Better Business Decisions The top business intelligence systems provide real-time data to fuel well-educated business decisions based on facts rather than... Read more →


Paying off student loans can feel like a big undertaking, especially since it’ll take most people years to see a zero balance. When debt relief companies call promising quick loan forgiveness, you may be tempted to hear them out — but don’t. These scammers claim they’ll lighten your load (for a fee) — but their schemes often leave you deeper in the hole. That’s what happened to people who paid for debt relief services with... Read more →

First Year of No Plastic Bag Law in New Jersey

TRENTON – One year after New Jersey implemented a law restricting single-use plastic bags and straws, and limited use of other products including paper carryout bags and polystyrene foam food containers, the Murphy Administration is celebrating a significant decrease in the use of these products and resulting reductions in litter, Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced. Governor Murphy signed the law in 2020 and New Jersey implemented it effective May 4, 2022. The law... Read more →

Construction Work on Route 130 Bridge Over Big Timber Creek has Begun: Cost $54M

At least one lane of traffic will be maintained in both directions (Trenton) – Left lane closures on Route 130 began on Saturday as the Route 130 Bridge over Big Timber Creek project begins in Camden and Gloucester counties. The left lane on Route 130 northbound and southbound are closed, and the roadway has been reduced to one lane in each direction. This traffic pattern is expected to be in place for approximately two months.... Read more →


PHILADELPHIA PA (May 3, 2023)--Last year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) made the unprecedented decision to deny Medicare coverage of all current FDA-approved treatments for Alzheimer's disease, and any future treatments in this class. This coverage determination was the first time ever that CMS chose to not have Medicare cover an FDA-approved drug. This is why CMS must reverse its decision! These treatments are proven to slow the progression of the disease.... Read more →

SPORTS BETTING Sports betting regulations differ from country to country. Also, those regulations are prone to constant revisions and updates with a focus on protecting those who bet. Also, the more popular it becomes, the harder it becomes for new sportsbooks to get a license in a country. This happened in Tanzania, where some government authorities issued licenses and permits for sports betting Tanzania. In contrast, the Tanzania Gaming Board is the only body that issues... Read more →

Investigation Into Shooting on Palmetto St Continues

PERSONS OF INTEREST (PHOTOS PROVIDED) PHILADELPHIA PA--On Friday, April 28, 2023, at 3:36 PM, police officers responded to a radio call for a person with a gun, report of a shooting, on the 5900 block of Palmetto Street. Upon arrival, police found Victim #1 (17/M) suffering from gunshot wounds on the sidewalk. Victim #2 (18/M) was found on the front porch suffering from gunshot wounds, and Victim #3 (14/M) was found just inside the residence... Read more →

North to Shore Festival Coming to ResortsAC

Backed by a 15-piece band, this thrilling concert is a part of the North to Shore Festival, an extraordinary three-city celebration of arts and tech beginning June 7th +++ ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (April 27, 2023) – As part of the North to Shore Festival announced recently by New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy at NJPAC’s Prudential Hall, the popular Meat Loaf & Jim Steinman tribute band (Remember Jones – Bat of... Read more →


Avalon Garden Club Flower Show June 10 AVALON, NJ--The 39th Annual Avalon Garden Club Flower Show will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2023, at the Avalon Community Hall, 3001 Avalon Ave., Avalon, NJ. The show will be open to the public 10 AM to 3 PM. Admission is free. Donations are welcome to benefit the Club’s Beautification Projects. All Exhibits will be judged by the attending public as “People’s Choice” between the hours of... Read more →

How to Choose the Perfect Color Scheme for Your Interior

Selecting a color scheme for a room is one of the most significant parts of decorating. Your color scheme helps you to make furniture choices and other discissions and can determine the atmosphere and mood of a space. If you are unsure of what colors to go for, here are a few things to think about. Determine the Mood and Ambience You Want to Create image courtesy of Color can have a big impact... Read more →

Unveiling the Significance of Y6lktszld8s: A Comprehensive Analysis 

image courtesy of Looking to understand the power of Y6lktszld8s? Our comprehensive analysis will provide you with all the information you need to know about this topic. From its origins to its uses, we cover it all. Discover the significance of Y6lktszld8s with our in-depth analysis. What Is Y6lktszld8s? Y6lktszld8s is a form of gestural communication that involves making eye contact with another person and then blinking quickly. This activity sends a signal of... Read more →