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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 and move northward, resulting in difficult driving conditions through Tuesday. The travel restrictions are being coordinated with neighboring states. In addition to the commercial restrictions,... Read more →


CNB Medical News: Gut Health is Vital

A healthy gut is vital for so many reasons. Here are tips to improve yours. HENDERSON, Nev., Sept. 28, 2022 – Gut health has indeed skyrocketed to the top of health and wellness concerns, but if it didn’t happen on social, then it didn’t happen, right? Well, it has happened on social. Enter the latest trending hashtag on TikTok: #Guttok. More than a billion posts on this platform highlight gut (a.k.a. the gastrointestinal tract) problems and potential solutions. Rather than wade through all those posts, here are some insights and valuable tips from Nutrishop, a national retail nutrition franchise specializing... Read more →


Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience Opens at American Dream

TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE THURSDAY AT www.vangoghnewjersey.com BERGEN COUNTY, NJ (September 28, 2022) — Imagine being wholly immersed in more than 300 of the greatest works of post-Impressionist artist Vincent Van Gogh. Now imagine experiencing all of this art liberated from its two-dimensional limitations into a three-dimensional experience that exhilarates every sense and brings to life one of the most influential artists the world has known. It’s all part of Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, which has sold over 4 million tickets globally, making it one of the most popular travel exhibitions. The sensory extravaganza will open in... Read more →


Gas Prices Begin to Rise Again as Reserve Nears Bottom

Running on Empty: Aerial view of an offshore jack-up drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico. Shutterstock (The Center Square) – Gas prices are rising again just as the Strategic Petroleum Reserve hits a low point that many say is a problem. Gas prices hit record highs in the middle of June, surpassing a national average of $5 per gallon before starting a steady downward trend for several consecutive weeks. That streak ended last week when gas prices began to tick back up. The current national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline is $3.77, up from $3.68 a... Read more →


CNB MEDICAL NEWS: The Link between COVID-19 B Vaccination and the Increase in Menstrual Cycle Length

The large NIH-funded study included participants in North America and Europe. A large international study has confirmed the findings of a previous U.S. study that linked COVID-19 vaccination with an average increase in menstrual cycle length of less than one day. The increase was not associated with any change in the number of days of menses (days of bleeding). Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the new study included data from nearly 20,000 people from Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States, Europe and other parts of the world who received any of nine different vaccines. For most study... Read more →


"Fill The Truck Food Event" Benefits Maple Shade Food Bank

The third annual "Fill the Truck Food Event" benefitting the Maple Shade Food Bank starts Monday, October 3rd. The Maple Shade Police Department announces the 3rd annual "Fill The Truck Food Event" starting Monday, October 3rd. Shaders are being asked to help their fellow Shaders this holiday season by donating non-perishable items. Please see attached Flyer for more details and the drop-off locations. The event runs until Tuesday, November 15th. If you drop off your donation in person at the Maple Shade Custard Stand, you can meet your Police Chaplains and First Responders and receive free water ice compliments of... Read more →


Disney100: Coming to the Franklin Institute (video)

PHILADELPHIA PA--Disney100: The Exhibition to Immerse Guests Worldwide in the Magic of Disney The Exhibition, which celebrates Disney 100 Years of Wonder, launches a World Tour at Philadelphia’s Franklin Institute on February 18, 2023, with the next stops announced, including Chicago, IL, Kansas City, MO, and Munich, Germany Philadelphia, PAToday at D23 Expo: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event in Anaheim, CA, exciting new details and stops were announced for the upcoming world premiere of Disney100: The Exhibition. Created for the 100-year celebration of The Walt Disney Company, the exhibition will immerse guests in the beloved stories that have been dazzling... Read more →


Maple Shade Police Department Turkey Drive

MSPD TURKEY DRIVE The Maple Shade Police Department is collecting turkeys, chickens, and hams to stock the freezers of the Maple Shade Food Bank. Donations can be dropped off at the Maple Shade Police Department Records Bureau, Monday through Friday, 8 AM TO 4 PM. The drive starts Monday, October 3rd, and ends on Tuesday, November 15th. via GIPHY Address/Location Maple Shade Township Police Department 200 N Stiles Ave Maple Shade Township, NJ 08052 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-234-8300 Read more →


Three Surprise Teams Who May Have a Super Bowl Run This Season

Philadelphia Eagles Three Surprise Teams Who May Have a Super Bowl Run This Season The NFL is back for another season and already we have seen some spectacular plays on the field. The early stages of the campaign have also given us a chance to assess all 32 teams when it comes to their Super Bowl credentials. Here are three teams who look in with a great chance of making a run to the Super Bowl in Arizona in February. Philadelphia Eagles The Philadelphia Eagles have won the NFC East just once in the last four years. The Super Bowl... Read more →


William J Harris III 80 of Woodbine, formerly of Bellmawr

William J Harris III “Bill” 80 of Woodbine, NJ, formerly of Bellmawr, NJ passed away peacefully at home on September 12th, 2022. Bill was predeceased by his Parents William and Julia. He is survived by his beloved wife of almost 60 years, Carol A (Holland). Beloved Father to Kelly Aulenbach (Jeff) of Bellmawr, NJ and Denise Fair (Joe) of Sicklerville, NJ. Treasured Grandfather to Gretchen Elizabeth Aulenbach, Lilliana Grace Fair and his only Grandson Brett Alexander Fair. Loving Brother-in-law to Denise Bohr (Niels) of Manahawkin NJ and Edward Holland (Cathy) of Berlin, NJ. Fun-loving Uncle to Eddie, Nancy, David, Becky,... Read more →


CHEF JOSE GARCES UNVEILS LINE-UP OF NEW CHEFS FOR SEASON TWO

* Chef Garces also announces new Volvér menu featuring Portuguese inspired dishes * Philadelphia, PA - James Beard Award-Winner and Iron Chef Jose Garces announces a brand new line-up for his Chefs in Residency Program at Volvér on Kimmel Cultural Campus. Back in time for the return of in-person performing arts, Garces kicks off season two with Chef Ruben "Big Rube" Harley (Chef Big Rube’s Kitchen at Pitchers Pub) starting this week, and continues with Chef Chance Anies of Tabachoy, Chef Juan Lopez of On Point Bistro, Chef Tonii Hicks Private Chef and James Beard Fellow 2022, Chefs Ryan Elmore... Read more →


Main Line Today Power Women Summit Oct.19

MAIN LINE TODAY ANNOUNCES HONOREES FOR THE 2022 POWER WOMEN SUMMIT Newtown Square, PA - Main Line Today hosts its annual Power Women Summit on Wednesday, Oct.19, 2022, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Drexelbrook Catering & Special Event Center. Tickets are on sale now! Presented by Recovery Centers of America, Devon, and Malvern, this year's Power Women Summit features a much-anticipated conversation between NBC10 news anchor Tracy Davidson and 2020 Main Line Today Power Woman Molly Arbogast, founder and CEO of POV Sports Marketing. Network, get inspired, and hear how two incredibly talented women have achieved milestones of... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: FREE Hotel Rooms, Healthcare Services, Library Cards, Cellphones (VIDEO)

NEW YORK, NY--Newsmax National Correspondent Mike Carter reports on illegal immigrants being rewarded with FREE midtown hotels, health care, cell phones, school supplies, and more, when they arrive in New York - via. "American Agenda" on Newsmax. W Watch Newsmax on Directv 349, Xfinity 1115, Dish 216, Spectrum (see channels), Cox, Optimum, U-Verse 1120, FiOS 615, Suddenlink, CenturyLink 1209, Mediacom 277, Fubo, Sling, WOW!, Armstrong, or the Newsmax App. Read more →


Reviewed: Ernest Sports Golf Launch Monitor Es14

The ES14, released by Ernest Sports in 2014, is the company's most recent portable launch monitor. The ES14's biggest selling factor may be its mobility and the ease with which it can be set up in comparison to other high-end options. It measures 8.25 inches by 5.50 inches by 1.85 inches and weighs 3.5 pounds. Operating The Ernest Launch Monitor ES14 Users need only bring the ES14 to the range (or their home golf studio), power up the device, and adjust the integrated kickstand to ensure the device is angled appropriately to capture ball speed information (you'll need to adjust... Read more →


Thursday Night in Bellmawr I-76 and I-295 ramp closures

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the I-76 eastbound ramp to I-295 southbound and the I-295 northbound ramp to I-76 westbound will be closed Thursday night as the Direct Connect project continues in Bellmawr, Camden County. I-76 eastbound Exit 1A Closure NJDOT is scheduled to close the I-76 eastbound left lane before the Browning Road Bridge and the Exit 1A ramp to I-295 southbound beginning at 9 p.m. Thursday, September 29 until 6 a.m. Friday, September 30. The closure is necessary to replace damaged construction barrier near the Essex Street overpass. The following detour will... Read more →


Flaming Grill & Modern Buffet Opens in East Hanover

photo provided EAST HANOVER (September 29, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Monday, September 26, Flaming Grill & Modern Buffet in East Hanover, New Jersey, celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. They were joined by East Hanover Mayor Joseph Pannullo, Council President Brokaw, Councilman Martorelli, Councilwoman Jandoli, Morris County Commissioner Director Tayfun Selen, Morris County Commissioner Deputy Director John Krickus, Morris County Chamber of Commerce President Meghan Hunscher, and Mt. Arlington NJ Mayor Mike Stanzilis to celebrate the new restaurant being opened. This location is the first of many on the East Coast to open in 2022. Read more →


Craftsman Row Saloon Debuts New Halloween Nightmare

BEFORE CHRISTMAS POP-UP JUST IN TIME FOR THE SPOOKY SEASON * The Jeweler's Row bar, known for its award-winning Christmas pop-up, is now debuting its first ever Halloween experience, complete with pumpkin mac and cheese and two special theme milkshakes to pay homage to the Tim Burton classic movie * Philadelphia, PA - Craftsman Row Saloon, at 112 S. 8th Street, announces the debut of their first-ever Halloween pop-up experience. Nightmare Before Christmas will have the Jeweler's row restaurant and bar decked out in all its Halloween glory with decorations from floor to ceiling and wall to wall, including dozens... Read more →


Darrel Alston’s Luxury Sneaker and Apparel Brand Bungee Oblečení to Debut at Neiman Marcus King of Prussia

Taking Things to the Next Level... on October 14th Darrell Alston spent more than 11 years in prison, using that time to make plans and sketch designs for hundreds of pairs of shoes, which would eventually lead to the conception of his luxury sneaker and apparel brand, Bungee Oblečení. Shortly after launching his business, Alston became one of those feel-good, national comeback stories you often hear about, eventually being featured on the Today Show, Inside Edition, The Nick Cannon Show and more, helping this humble Philadelphia-based entrepreneur’s dreams of success in the luxury fashion world come true. In the summer... Read more →


Gaming and New Jersey: What's the history?

From Atlantic City to online gaming, it's safe to say that New Jersey has a long-standing affiliation with gaming and gambling fun. The famous Boardwalk dates back centuries - and the industry is a major money-puller in the heart of NJ. Since then, the thirst for games has grown massively and has, of course, evolved with the advent of online slots and more. Let's take a quick look at a brief history of gaming and gambling across the state and why NJ is one of the more playful territories across the US. When did gambling first become legal in New... Read more →


“I Need Money Desperately” – How and Where to Borrow Money

“I need money here and now” isn’t a rare statement among potential borrowers. They try to deal with financial difficulties by borrowing money from private companies, namely online lenders. How effective is it? Is it safe at all? Does it make any sense? The answer is “yes”. Some lenders provide more attractive personal loan products than others. These include faster application and funding, lower interest rates, no early repayment penalties, and so on. To find the best personal loan, you can shop around and assess the available types of loans. You will need to consider APRs, service fees, and extra... Read more →


SAY IT ISN'T SO!!! The Experts Doubt Economic, Environmental Value of Wind Power

Heavy transport, wind turbine transportation Shutterstock (The Center Square) – Wind farms continue to pop up like mushrooms across Michigan’s landscape, and with them, plenty of backlash from energy, economic and environmental public policy experts. Michigan ranks 15th for total wind generation nationwide, according to a 2021 study released by Commodity.com, which was updated last May. The study reports wind provides 8% of the total electricity consumed by the nation’s homes, government entities and businesses while contributing 7% to Michigan’s electricity grid. While proponents tout the environmental benefits of wind over other energy sources, it typically takes 18 months after... Read more →


Free COVID Vaccinations at SEPTA'S 69th. Street Transportation Center Every Wednesday

Thanks to a partnership with the Delaware County Health Department, free COVID-19 vaccinations will be available on the last Wednesday of each month through December 28 at SEPTA’s 69th Street Transportation Center. All individuals ages 6 months+ are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccines. The clinic will be open this Wednesday, September 28 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Grand Hall (Main Lobby). The vaccinations are free with no appointment, ID, or health insurance required. 69th Street Transportation Center is located at 6901 Market Street in Upper Darby, Pa. Those with questions about getting the vaccination should contact... Read more →


CNBNews CONSUMER ALERT: Did you get an email saying your personal info is for sale on the dark web?

By Seena Gressin Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education September 26, 2022 People are telling us they’ve gotten emails warning that their sensitive personal information is being sold in the shadowy marketplaces of the dark web. Some emails list the stolen information, like all or part of the person’s Social Security number, date of birth, and driver’s license number. If you’ve gotten one of these emails, take steps to help protect yourself against financial loss from identity theft. Don’t click a link or use a phone number in the message. It could be a “phishing” email, designed to trick... Read more →


Pavement Preservation Project Begins in Gloucester County; Route 42 Northbound Overnight Lane Closure

(Trenton) – One lane on Route 42 northbound will be closed overnight this week Monday, September 26 through Thursday, September 29 from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. between Black Horse Pike/Route 168/Atlantic City Expressway in Washington and Route 55 in Deptford, Gloucester County. The lane will be closed for survey work in preparation of an upcoming full depth paving repair project on Route 42. NJDOT will provide notice prior to any future closures. At least one lane of traffic will be maintained overnight during survey work. Motorists are advised to slow down, expect delays and use caution while driving through... Read more →


AccuWeather WARNING!

East Coast on alert for Hurricane Ian's impacts

Widespread rainfall amounts of 2-4 inches are expected through much of Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and southern Virginia, including in the Appalachian Mountains. Cities such as Roanoke, Virginia, to Raleigh and Charlotte, North Carolina, and Augusta, Georgia, could all receive several inches of rain. AccuWeather Hurricane Center – September 26, 2022 – AccuWeather meteorologists warn that the tropical system they have been tracking for nearly a week will not only threaten to cause damage in Florida, but it could also bring widespread impacts to the East Coast. On Monday and Tuesday, Ian is expected to intensify rapidly over the... Read more →


NJBIA Statement on Passing of Former NJ Gov. Jim Florio 

NJBIA President and CEO Michele Siekerka issued the following statement today regarding the passing of former New Jersey Governor Jim Florio. "Governor Florio was wholly dedicated to public service and the great state of New Jersey and someone who always worked to bring people together and solve problems. "He was a champion for the environment and a strong supporter of the Superfund program. I have fond memories of working with him at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. He was also a passionate advocate for education in the state and New Jersey businesses. “It was always a joy to... Read more →


Winslow Township Job Fair Saturday, October 22

Winslow Township will be hosting a Job Fair Saturday, October 22nd, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. The Job Fair will be held in the Winslow Township Municipal Courtroom, located; at 125 South Route 73 Braddock, NJ 08037. You will have the chance to meet job seekers of all ages for available employment opportunities within your company. There is no cost to participate but you must register prior by October 14th. We will provide a quiet space for you to hold interviews if desired. The set-up time for this event will be from 9:00 a.m. until 9:45 a.m. If you... Read more →


The Story Behind The Story: Let's Talk Trivia...

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Columnist Did you know...that former presidents cannot drive themselves on public roads? This was a result of JFK's assassination. President Johnson was the last one to drive himself on a public road. source https://www.dreamstime.com/ Did you know...the time difference between 1918 to 1970 is equal to the time difference between 1970 and today? Did you know...We used to have nine planets? In 2006 the smallest and farthest away planet was demoted, leaving our solar system with only eight planets. Did you know...There are no living five-star generals/admirals and probably never will be again? There are disputes... Read more →


SEPTA Board Advances Two Major Initiatives: KOP Rail & Trolley Modernization

Property Acquisition Process to Begin for Norristown High-Speed Line Extension, New Trolley Facility PHILADELPHIA (September 22, 2022) – The SEPTA Board today approved measures that will allow for significant advances to two major initiatives of SEPTA Forward, the Authority’s Strategic Plan – King of Prussia Rail (KOP Rail) and Trolley Modernization. KOP Rail will extend the existing Norristown High-Speed Line (NHSL) four miles into King of Prussia, providing a “one-seat” ride from any station along the NHSL, including 69th Street Transportation Center in Upper Darby and Norristown Transportation Center. As part of the Project Development Phase, the Board voted to... Read more →


ARDMORE FESTIVAL SET TO DEBUT IN DOWNTOWN ARDMORE 

* New event takes everything you loved about Ardmore Oktoberfest and adds even more food, drink, entertainment and businesses to the Fall Festival mix * Ardmore, PA – The 1st Annual Fall for Ardmore Festival, featuring a VIP Beer Garden is happening on Schauffele Plaza (parking lot adjacent to Tired Hands Fermentaria) on Saturday, September 24, 2022, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm. Downtown Ardmore will be alive with shopping, food, beer, music, and fun activities for the whole family. Tired Hands Brewing Co., Levante Brewery, and Iron Hill Brewery will bring several beer selections that include local and seasonal favorites. Jack... Read more →


How do you quickly sell bitcoin on the online platform?

Are you searching for the best platform for the exchanging of cryptocurrencies? You have to get started with the Bitpapa platform, which will benefit the people more. Hence more newcomers are considering the platform for trading, which may not give any more issues to the user. In the online platform, you must exchange crypto; the bitpapa is the best source find more information. While compared with the other forum, the Bitpapa exchange platform is excellent and reliable. Of course, you need not worry while seeking to buy or sell your cryptocurrency. With the aid of the platform, which means Bitpapa,... Read more →


Coming To Your Neighborhood, Gloucester City's Semi-Annual Hydrant/Main Flushing

Gloucester CITY, NJ (September 15, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The Gloucester City Department of Utilities will start their semi-annual hydrant/main flushing beginning in October. Warning: These men are professional hydrant flushers, do not attempt to try this yourself. ~CNBNewsnet via GIPHY image courtesy of drip drip To continue and maintain to deliver the best quality water, Gloucester City Department of Utilities will be doing the Semi-Annual Hydrant/Main Flushing starting the week of October 3rd – October 16th, from 11:00 pm - 6:00 am. You may experience low water pressure and/or slight water discoloration. If this occurs, please let the faucet run for a short... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: Capriccio Wins USA Today 10 BEST #1 U.S. Casino Restaurant

Award-Winning Restaurant takes top place four of the last five years ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (September 19, 2022) – Resorts Casino Hotel is thrilled to announce that Capriccio has been voted for the third consecutive year as Best U.S. Casino Restaurant by USA TODAY’s 10Best.com. Capriccio earned the #1 spot among all casino restaurants in the county and takes first place for 2022! “We are honored to announce Capriccio has taken home #1 U.S. Casino Restaurant again. The team’s dedication and hard work reflect us receiving this award four of the last five years,” said Mark Giannantonio, President & CEO of... Read more →


The State Where Halfway Houses Are a Revolving Door to Prison

“Another Place to Warehouse People” by Moe Clark, photography by Eli Imadali ProPublica A halfway house run by Intervention Community Corrections Services, under the umbrella organization Intervention Inc., in Lakewood, Colorado. Residents at ICCS facilities are prohibited from possessing candles, gift cards, debit cards or cash, according to a client manual. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. As Andrew Montano’s parole date neared, he had two options: spend another year in prison or finish his sentence at a state-funded halfway house. Fellow inmates... Read more →


*New Jersey Residents! Don't Forget to File your 2019 ANCHOR Benefit Application this Fall

CNBNews graphic file TRENTON, NJ (August 20, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--You will receive an email from the Division of Taxation by September 30, 2022, with a link so you can file your ANCHOR Benefit application online. The ANCHOR program replaces the Homestead Benefit program. If you owned and occupied a principal residence or rented a rental unit in New Jersey on October 1, 2019, you may be eligible for a benefit payment. The deadline for filing your application is December 30, 2022. If you do not receive the email by the second week of October 2022, contact our Customer Service Center at 1... Read more →


Centurions MC Annual Burgers and Beers American Cookout

BLACKWOOD, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--Saturday, September 8, from 2 pm to 6 pm at the Blackwood VFW, 405 Washington Avenue, Blackwood. Donation $25 per person / $40 per couple. No one under 18 years old is permitted to attend. Must be 21 years old to consume alcoholic beverages Plus, burgers, hot dogs, salads, cocktails, beer, wine, and soda are included. Raffle Drawing & 50/50 will be held for an additional charge. +++++ For More Information - Centurions Motorcycle Club, SJ Chapter - George @ (856) 297-8499 Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund - Dawn @ (856) 768-9656 The Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund... Read more →


AccuWeather Alert: Fall Is Near, Cool Air Ahead

Coolest air since May coming to the Northeast as fall begins "The first snowflakes of the season may be seen across northern New England and northeastern New York state, especially in the mountains where some of the ridges and peaks could see a light accumulation from late Thursday to Friday," AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Adam Douty said. AccuWeather Global Weather Center – September 20, 2022 - AccuWeather meteorologists say that the strongest wave of cool air since May will arrive across the Northeast just in time for the official start of fall, which begins at 9:03 p.m. EDT Thursday with the... Read more →


10 Popular And Most Played Sports Around The Globe Today

Sports significantly impact our culture, from when we are young and take sports very seriously to when we are older and view it as a hobby, a fitness routine, and even a possible career. Sports are now followed with great enthusiasm in every corner of the globe. Due to its popularity, sports are even brought out on online casinos like CasinoTopLists as one of the games people can bet on. The fans of a particular sport or team tend to idolize that player or squad, viewing them as role models. Favorite sports vary by region, as do the people who... Read more →


CNB Traffic Alert: Al-Jo Curve Continues to be Closed Overnight

I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to be closed and detoured overnight this week in Bellmawr, Camden County I-76 eastbound right lane also closed overnight this week (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound, also known as Al-Jo's Curve, and the right lane on I-76 eastbound, are scheduled to be closed overnight this week as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. The I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound will be closed beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Monday, September 19, until 5... Read more →


NOTICE: Gloucester City's Special Council Meeting for Sept. 19 Postponed

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 16, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester City Municipal Clerk Vanessa CNBNews graphic file Little has announced that the Monday, September 19, 2022, Special Council meeting has been postponed to October 17, 2022. The meeting was called to discuss Southport Development. No action was to take place. RELATED: Apartment Builder Meeting with Planning Bd.; Southport Developer Meeting With GCity Mayor and Council Read more →


September Hurricane Preparedness Month in NJ

NJOEM AND NJDEP MARK HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS MONTH BY URGING THE PUBLIC TO PLAN FOR INCREASING STORM THREATS CAUSED BY CLIMATE CHANGE TRENTON – As the state marks Hurricane Preparedness month and the peak of hurricane season, New Jersey State Police Superintendent and State Director of Emergency Management Patrick J. Callahan and New Jersey Commissioner of Environmental Protection Shawn M. LaTourette today reminded the public about the vital importance of being prepared as the risks from these powerful storms increase as a result of climate change. “As we approach the 10-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy and peak hurricane season begins, it... Read more →


Winter is Coming!Steps to Breathe Easier in Your Home

NAPSI)—When it looks like winter is coming, there are certain steps you can take to breathe easier at home. In addition to clearing clogged gutters, closing storm windows and prepping the weather stripping on your windows and doors, it’s important to get the furnace, filter and air ducts checked and cleaned if necessary. Hints on How A complete home winterizing should include replacing the filter on your furnace and cleaning the ductwork to remove built-up dirt, dust, and debris. That will improve indoor air quality and keep your heating and ventilation (HVAC) system running smoothly. A Word on Why There... Read more →


THE STORY BEHING THE STORY: Are Oil Prices Going Down?

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Columnist Every day when I'm driving passed Wawa or Royal Farms I wonder if I should buy gas now or will it be cheaper tomorrow? Now, $3.50/gal looks good compared the $5.00/gal we paid only a couple of months ago. I think everyone knows that the price will be back to $5.00/gal on November 9, 2022 - the day after the election. CNBNews graphic files First, President Biden blamed the oil shortage on Russia. Has Russia given us any more oil? Of course not. Then the President blamed the greedy oil companies. Have the oil companies... Read more →


PHILADELPHIA HALLOWEEN POP-UP BAR NIGHTMARE BEFORE TINSEL KICKS OFF SPOOKY SEASON

Look for the most elaborate Nightmare Before Tinsel ever with an all-new theme, design, and custom art by Artist and Interior Designer Scott Johnston * Philadelphia, PA - Ghosts and ghouls, witching hour approaches. Teddy Sourias and Craft Concepts Group - the creators of Philadelphia's Christmas Pop-up Bar - announce the grand opening of Nightmare Before Tinsel for the 2022 Spooky Season. Philadelphia's Halloween Pop-up Bar will creak open its doors earlier. Starting this Thursday, September 15, 2022, at 4:00 pm, enter a mysterious new world created inside a 100+ former jewelry store space at 116 S. 12th Street in... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: Education and Crime

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 19, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--While working on an educational project I found statistics on the city households which led me to look into crime statistics. It is supposedly a fact that students from traditional households (married mother and father) make out better in school and commit fewer crimes. I decided to see if that holds true. In a prior article I compared Gloucester City with Woodbury. This time I threw in Brooklawn just for flavor. CNBNews graphic file Students in Gloucester City: 55% come from traditional families; 17% of the parents co-habit; 26% of our... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY:

Those In Charge of Our Military Are An Embarrassment

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNewsnet Years ago, our military had slogans such as "Join the Navy, See the World," or "Be all that you can be, Join the Army." Those slogans have been replaced this year with 'Join our Military and Live off Food Stamps." It's not only sad but also an embarrassment. This week the members of our military were told that, because of inflation, they may be having a problem making ends meet and they should apply food stamps, today called SNAP. I have a relative in the Air Force serving in Alaska. Hawaii and Alaska are the two... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Main Street Micro Business Loan Provides Low Cost Financing

Businesses with ten or fewer full-time employees and no more than $1.5 million in annual revenue can soon apply to receive low-cost financing of up to $50,000 through PROGRAM DETAILS Main Street Micro Business Loan will provide low-cost financing of up to $50,000 to eligible micro businesses in New Jersey with ten or fewer full-time employees and no greater than $1.5 million in annual revenues. The Program is the successor to the Micro Business Loan Program established by the NJEDA in 2019. With $20 million in funds allocated from the Main Street Recovery Fund, financing from the Main Street Micro... Read more →


Gloucester Township Hosting Annual Drive-In Movie Night

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ --Gloucester Township will be hosting our annual Drive-In Movie Night on September 24th at 5:30 pm at Camden County College. Admission is free. There will be food trucks, games, pony rides and activities for children. The movie: the original HOCUS POCUS, will begin at dusk. In case of bad weather, the rain date is Sunday, September 25th. Address/Location Gloucester Township, NJ 1261 Chews Landing Rd Clementon, NJ 08021 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-228-4000 Read more →