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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, all motorists are strongly encouraged to stay off the roads, particularly Sunday night and Monday. The safest place to be is at home. The commercial... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: ICE removes aggravated felon wanted for sexual assault of a child in Mexico

LAREDO, Texas — Officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement removed aggravated felon, David Neri-Dominguez, 38, an unlawfully present Mexican man wanted for aggravated assault of a child in his home country of Mexico, Monday. On Feb. 3, 2017, Mexican authorities issued an arrest warrant against Neri-Dominguez for the aggravated assault of a child. Additionally, Neri-Dominquez has a 2008 felony conviction issued by the U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas, for possession with intent to distribute marijuana that carried a sentence of 41 months. In 2018, Neri-Dominquez was also charged and convicted in the U.S. of illegal reentry. Neri-Dominquez has two other convictions in the U.S. – one for possession of marijuana in 2007 and another for criminal trespassing in 2018. “We are committed... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: Pittsburgh’s Pirates Possibly Peeved after CBP Seizes Shipments of Eye Patches

CBP officers seized medicated eye patches in Pittsburgh that were unapproved for use in the U.S. PITTSBURGH – There are likely to be some perturbed plundering pirates pillaging around Pittsburgh, but U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) only wants to ensure that they sack the city safely. That’s because CBP officers seized 3,740 potentially harmful medicated eye patches on Saturday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration determined to be unapproved for sale in the United States. The patches initially arrived in two shipments from Hong Kong. The first shipment arrived on January 4 and consisted of 2,300 medicated eye patches. The second shipment of 1,440 medicated eye patches arrived on February 8. Both shipments were destined to separate addresses in Allegheny County, Pa. Upon... Read more →


CNB Business: Four Attorneys from the Epstein Law Firm, P.A. Honored

The Epstein Law Firm, P.A. is proud to announce that four of their attorneys have been recognized for annual honors conferred by the Super Lawyers rating service and publication. For 2021, four members of the Epstein Law Firm, P.A. have been recognized by Super Lawyers for their excellence and service delivered to our firm’s clients. Attorneys Barry Epstein, Michael Epstein, and April Gilmore have all again been named to Super Lawyers, a designation conferred on less than five percent of all attorneys in the state of New Jersey. Recognition by Super Lawyers is conferred on those attorneys who enjoy significant peer recognition and who have an extensive record of professional achievement. Attorneys named to Super Lawyers are first nominated by fellow attorneys, with final selection... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE:Coast Guard to rename training center wing after Arnold Palmer

RELATED: FACE OF DEFENSE: PETALUMA, Calif. — The Coast Guard announced plans to rename a training wing after Arnold Palmer at Coast Guard Training Center Petaluma, Tuesday. Training Center Petaluma plans to officiate the renaming of the Yeoman and Storekeeper “A” School wing of the Juliet Nichols Building in a ceremony later this year. Palmer served with distinction as a yeoman in the Coast Guard from 1951 to 1953 and worked for the 9th Coast Guard District commander in Cleveland, Ohio. Palmer reportedly joined the Coast Guard after his college roommate was tragically killed in an automobile accident as a way to get away from how distraught he was over the loss of his friend. “My dad said that the U.S. Coast Guard ‘made [him]... Read more →


FEATURES OF WOMEN'S BIKES

The popularity of cycling around the world is growing every season, exceeding 2 billion in 2020. And women, like men, are happy to sit on a bicycle and pedal tirelessly. However, the variety of styles and models makes choosing a bike difficult, especially for women. After all, they want to get not just the best bike, but certainly a woman's one. Manufacturers studied the rating of preferences of the fair sex, took into account their wishes and developed a special bike for them. Further scientific developments and technical progress have made it possible to improve bicycle bikes, and the best women road bikes from 2019 - 2020 are real two-wheeled works of art. FEATURES OF WOMEN'S BIKES A modern women's bike should be durable, lightweight,... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: New Jersey sees better job numbers in February

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) (March 25, 2021)– Total nonfarm wage and salary employment in New Jersey increased by 10,700 in February, improving meager job growth numbers reported a month ago. The Garden State has regained 364,000 of the jobs lost in March and April 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic. That represents about 51 percent of the lost jobs. The state’s unemployment rate for February was 7.8%, unchanged from January. The January rate was revised down by 0.1 percentage point. “New Jersey picked up 10,700 jobs in February (12,100 in the private sector),” Charles Steindel, former state chief economist and resident scholar at the Anisfield School of Business at Ramapo College, said in an analysis for the Garden... Read more →


D. Adam Menko, Oreland Business Owner Admits To Tax Evasion

PHILADELPHIA — On March 25, 2021, D. ADAM MENKO (hereinafter MENKO), of Oreland, PA, admitted to evading over $84,000.00 in taxes. MENKO was previously charged with one count of tax evasion. MENKO was the owner and sole proprietor of D. Adam Menko Landscaping, a landscape and concrete construction business, located in Oreland, Pennsylvania. During tax years 2013 through 2017, MENKO failed to maintain complete and accurate business records to determine income and expenses. Instead, MENKO used a check cashing agency to cash income receipt checks and paid his business expenses with cash. Even though he knew he had earned income in tax years 2013 through 2017, MENKO failed to file personal income tax returns for those years. During the tax years 2013 through 2017, MENKO... Read more →


Rowan University's SGA Receives Update on the Glassboro-Camden Rail Line

Glassboro-Camden Line Representatives Talk about New Developments with SGA Corey RothauserMarch 24, 2021 The GCL would span 18 miles and connect Camden and Glassboro to Philadelphia through diesel light rail vehicles (DLRVs) along 14 stations. - Photo via glassborocamdenline.com Following the release of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), two representatives for the Glassboro-Camden Line (GCL) construction project spoke during the Rowan University Student Government Association (SGA) Senate Meeting on Monday, March 22, before senators voted in favor of a resolution that supports the construction. John Hanson, CEO of the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) and president of the Port Authority Transit Corp. (PATCO), and Michael Venuto, the chief engineer of DRPA and a Rowan University engineering professor, answered questions from senators. The GCL would span... Read more →


Melvyn Waldo, of Atco; Services Friday

Maple Shade – On March 5, 2021. Formerly of Atco. Survived by his devoted and loving caregivers at Palace Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and the Arc of Camden County. Melvyn was born in Philadelphia, PA and attended Temple University. He attended Reformed Episcopal Seminary for one year. Melvyn worked with the Occupational Training Center since 1989 and worked in a clerical position for the City of Philadelphia and did janitorial work at a childcare center. Melvyn lived at L&S Rest Home in Atco. He was a regular patron of many local establishments. Mel was a caring and gracious gentleman who often would brighten your day with a greeting and kind words. In his younger days, he enjoyed visiting the City of Philadelphia. Relatives, friends, caregivers... Read more →


Sports Heroes Who Served: Kris Kristofferson Is Also an Army Vet

March 23, 2021 | BY David Vergun , DOD News Sports Heroes Who Served is a series that highlights the accomplishments of athletes who served in the U.S. military. Kris Kristofferson is a famous singer-songwriter and actor. He is also an award-winning college athlete, a Rhodes Scholar and an Army veteran. Although Kristofferson is a singer, he's more famous for the songs he wrote but were covered by others, such as: "Me and Bobby McGee," "For the Good Times," "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down" and "Help Me Make It Through the Night." As an actor, he starred in a number of films including: "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore," "A Star is Born," "Convoy," "Heaven's Gate," "Stagecoach," "Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia," "Pat Garrett and... Read more →


9 Common Tax Mistakes Small Businesses Should Avoid

Income tax returns are undoubtedly complex and taxing. A small business owner may feel quite pressured with approaching the due date for filing the tax return. Often business proprietors commit errors in filing the return either due to lack of awareness or pure haste. Unfortunately, such mistakes can bring heavy penalties. That's why, when it comes to taxes, accuracy is a must! Let's enlighten you with some tips to avoid common tax mistakes. 1. Failure to report income You are mandatorily required to report your business income to the IRS office by filing your tax returns. Even if the nature of your business is trading or you only virtual currency or barter exchange for your business dealings, you're still legally bound to report the income.... Read more →


CNB MEDICAL NEWS: Staying On Top of Your Game in These Uncertain Times

PEO Leadership, a firm offering executive leadership support, offers must-know tips about having a mental edge TORONTO, Canada – (March 23, 2021) – According to a recent report by Gallup, the mental health of Americans has dropped to its lowest point in two decades. This is largely because of the pandemic, which has led to a 9% drop in the number of people who feel their mental health is excellent. Business managers and entrepreneurs can relate, but it’s important that they stay on top of their game, especially as we close in on the finish line of this incredible pandemic marathon. “It is now more important than ever, that we dig deeper and rely on our ‘mental edge’,” explains Leon Goren, president and chief executive... Read more →


CNBNEWS TRAVEL: Looking For A Great Adventure?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Delran, NJ)--Looking for a great adventure? For free? Look no further than Amico Island. It was historically an island in the Delaware River at the confluence of Rancocas Creek. Now a 55-acre peninsula attached by a narrow strip of land to the town of Delran, it is enjoyed by visitors for a variety of outdoor recreational uses. Most trails are wide and level, traversing meadow, forest, pond, and wetland habitat. Various points in the park afford very nice views of the Delaware River and of the flats at the mouth of the Rancocas Creek, looking north toward Hawk Island. The gravel beaches along the river are good places to find skipping stones. Boardwalk on Amico Island State Park is a photograph by Linda Stern which... Read more →


Spring is Here, A Good Time to Visit Philadelphia

This spring, every weekend is worthy of celebration in Philadelphia, and we know you’re looking to make the most of it by reconnecting safely with family and friends. To that, we say: We’ve got you! The Free Parking Saturdays deal includes free parking at the Auto Park at Independence Mall (41 North 6th Street) when you buy an attraction ticket at the Independence Visitor Center every Saturday from March 20 through May 29, 2021. Plus, if you buy tickets for two or more attractions, you’ll get 20% off. This deal from the Independence Visitor Center and Visit Philadelphia is a great chance for those who live here and live close to here to safely experience iconic Philadelphia with friends and family — and to use... Read more →


Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Partners with...

Volunteers of America Delaware Valley, Pine Hill Police Department and Centers for Family Services to Launch Operation Helping Hand: Community IMPACT Series - Office of the Prosecutor Camden County Pine Hill, N.J. – On Tuesday, March 23, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office in partnership with Volunteers of America Delaware Valley(VOADV), the Pine Hill Police Department and the Center for Family Services, is launching Operation Helping Hand: Community IMPACT Series – a series of assistance events designed to offer Camden County residents with linkage to critical social services. “In the last three months, we have seen the highest number of overdose deaths in Camden County in at least five years. These statistics are alarming, and Operation Helping Hand is the kind of program that we hope... Read more →


Don't Tell Mom; Area Drug Dealers Arrested; Joe Fell Because?; Countywide School Districts; ETC.

CNBNEWS TIPS AND SNIPPETS UPDATE/March 26, 2021: Parents will get word from the police if their minor children are caught with alcohol or marijuana, under new legislation sent to the governor, according to The Asbury Park Press. The Asbury Park Press article states, "The Senate and Assembly passed measures Thursday requiring police to notify the parents of anyone under 18 years old who is found possessing or using marijuana or alcohol, even on a first offense, patching up what many legislators, law enforcement and parents deemed to be a hole in the New Jersey legal weed laws enacted last month. Both chambers passed the change unanimously. ++++ One has to wonder why these stipulations weren't in the Bill in the first place. And why did... Read more →


Down The Shore: Bulkheads Repair in Avalon

The Borough of Avalon will be replacing two complete bulkheads, and fixing a small section of a third bulkhead in March-April, 2021. The project was authorized by Avalon Borough Council and will be conducted by Channel Marine. The municipal bulkheads at 22nd and 26th streets will be replaced; a small section of the bulkhead at 80th Street will be repaired. Here is the estimated construction schedule provided by the contractor: 22nd Street Bulkhead: Begin work 3/10/21; Estimated completion 3/24/21 26th Street Bulkhead: Begin work 3/31/21; Estimated completion 4/21/21 80th Street Bulkhead: Begin work 4/22/21; Estimated completion 4/28/21 Read more →


Identify your backyard’s purpose

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Backyarding – the trend to use the backyard for everything from tele-working and working out to relaxing and recreating – has a different purpose for each of us. Identifying your backyard’s role in your family’s health and happiness is the key to cultivating a purposeful outdoor space that is customized to your needs. “How do you a create a more purposeful outdoor space? First, you need to identify what type of ‘backyarder’ you are,” explains Kris Kiser, President & CEO of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI)and the TurfMutt Foundation. “Then, you can get to work in your yard with that idea in mind.” Here are just a few of the backyarding personality types. Which one(s) are you? • Expert Landscaper Your... Read more →


CNB Business News: Former NBA All- Star Amar’e Stoudemire Visits Royal Wine and Kayco

Bayonne, NJ (MARCH 23, 2021)-- Mordy Herzog, KAYCO CEO (L), and Nathan Herzog (R), President Royal Wine Corp., offer up Passover products to Amar’e Stoudemire, former NBA All-Star. He and his family paid a visit to Royal Wine and Kayco, the largest distributors of Kosher food & Wine based in Bayonne, NJ. He stocked up on Kosher for Passover matzo and Wines. Read more →


CNB Medical: Exercise Boosts Blood Flow to The Brain, according to New Rearch

Newswise — DALLAS – March 23, 2021 – It’s not just your legs and heart that get a workout when you walk briskly; exercise affects your brain as well. A new study by researchers at UT Southwestern shows that when older adults with mild memory loss followed an exercise program for a year, the blood flow to their brains increased. The results were published online today in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. “This is part of a growing body of evidence linking exercise with brain health,” says study leader Rong Zhang, Ph.D., professor of neurology at UTSW. “We’ve shown for the first time in a randomized trial in these older adults that exercise gets more blood flowing to your brain.” As many as one-fifth of... Read more →


Rowan's Hainsworth and Donaldson Chosen NFHCA Scholars of Distinction

BROCKPORT, NY – Rowan University field hockey players Abby Hainsworth and Melissa Donaldson were selected National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III Scholars of Distinction. Abby Hainsworth The NFHCA Division III Scholars of Distinction program recognizes student-athletes who have a 3.90 cumulative grade point average or higher through the first semester of the 2020-21 academic year. There were over 450 student-athletes that were chosen Scholars of Distinction. Melissa Donaldson This is the second straight year that Hainsworth and Donaldson received the honor. Hainsworth is majoring in civil & environmental engineering and Donaldson is enrolled in health and physical education. The two student-athletes were also named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad. The NFHCA Division III National Academic Team Award will be released on Monday,... Read more →


New ‘Shockwave’ Procedure for Heart Blockages Being Performed by Virtua Cardiac Team

Virtua Cardiac Team is First in South Jersey to Perform Technique unclogs hard-to-treat arteries using waves of sonic pressure (CAMDEN, N.J.) – Heart specialists at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital are the first in South Jersey to perform a new, life-saving procedure. Called Shockwave intravascular lithotripsy, the treatment opens clogged heart arteries that are especially difficult to unblock due to hard calcium deposits or twists in the arteries. “Calcium is like kryptonite when it comes to performing a coronary intervention,” said Virtua interventional cardiologist John Finley IV, MD, FACC, FSCAI. “It’s literally and figuratively hard and tough, making for extremely difficult stent delivery, and then once in position, even more difficult to properly expand the stent.” The minimally invasive procedure received U.S. Food and... Read more →


Tips on How to Revamp Your Living Room

Get Inspired Having a vision of what you want to achieve is the best place to start when revamping your living room. You can get inspiration from social media sites, design magazines, blogs, and various websites like Pinterest. You also can borrow ideas from the different places you visit, including offices, interior design showrooms, and even your friends or relatives’ homes. Pay attention to the colors, spatial layout, and décor. Try to create a mental image that speaks to you, or better yet, take pictures to use as reference points when you start redoing your living area. Plan Your Layout Before hanging the window treatments and splashing some paint on the walls, you should figure out what you want and where it will go. It... Read more →


A Guide to Last Minute Vacations

Do you want to squeeze in a quick vacation at the end of the season? The truth is, there is still enough time for you to do so without going over budget. Be sure to check out these tips and tricks to reduce your expenses while booking an amazing last-minute winter vacation. Be Flexible About Where You Want To Go When you're searching for the best winter getaway deal, you should ideally have a wish list of the destinations you're interested in. If you only have one particular destination in mind, this can cause you to pay a premium. In the event that you really want to go to a particular place then you should look at various other cheaper cities that are near to... Read more →


Kashima Antlers vs Nagoya Grampus

Nagoya Grampus won 1-0 against Kashima Antlers in the 6th fixture of the J1 league and Nagoya Grampus was able to conserve their second spot which would allow them to qualify for next season’s AFC Champions League group stage if they continue in holding this second spot. While on the other hand, Kashima Antlers suffered a disappointing defeat at home that saw them retreating back to the 15th spot, which is a dangerous one. This match should have created some good opportunities for betting lovers and Latest Casino fans. Yet, Kashima Antlers were the biggest losers out of this match. In fact, Kashima Antlers are only having 4 points at the moment and that’s what separates them from the last spot. And therefore, if Kashima... Read more →


Tidal Vs Spotify: Which One is the Best Streaming Platform

When you are looking into the best music streaming apps, you are bound to come across places like Spotify, and tidal. Other than these two there are several other apps as well which you can use to stream music. However, when it comes to picking the right service, then there is a good amount of research that must be done. However, Spotify continues to be more preferred among the people of the world. As a matter of fact, there are many people who want to buy Spotify streams to improve their social standing. Tidal and Spotify continue to remain two of the most loved music streaming platforms. Where spotify aims to improve the experience of its audience, Tidal focuses on sound quality, and artists first.... Read more →


What is Best time to Post on your Facebook for more Engagement

You require a good social media marketing strategy when it comes to promoting on Facebook or any other social media platforms. This is why there are many service providers who provide services to supplement these strategies. Many people use services to buy Facebook likes to artificially boost their engagement and gain some online credibility. But there are certain organic ways that you can try. Facebook has been around for a long time. It is one of the first social media platforms that blew up and stayed relevant to this day. A lot of platforms came before Facebook but the latter is still present and gets millions of active users daily. Since the platform gets millions of users daily businesses and brands want to promote their... Read more →


NJ Motor Vehicle Commission Offering New and Improved Resources for 1st Time Drivers

FAQ & Video Guide Now Available in English and Spanish TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJ MVC) today launched new and improved resources for first time drivers on the MVC website. The First Driver License/ID webpage has been overhauled and streamlined to make it easier for new drivers to start the process to obtain a New Jersey driver license regardless of immigration status. New tools have been added to this webpage, as well, including answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and a video guide for first time drivers. All of the new information is available in both English and Spanish. The public is encouraged to check the First Driver License/ID webpage and the main MVC website at NJMVC.gov for continued updates in... Read more →


Eligibility for the COVID-19 Vaccine in the State of New Jersey has Expanded

(Camden City, NJ) – Eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine is expanding, Governor Phil Murphy announced today. The expansion will make vaccinations available to a broader population including frontline essential workers and high-risk groups in New Jersey’s COVID-19 vaccination program. Eligible groups include educators and staff in pre-k through 12th grade settings, childcare workers, and transportation workers, among others. “This is exciting news for our community, and we are extremely grateful for the patience and understanding of everyone who has waited for their turn during this unprecedented rollout,” said Camden County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “We need everyone to get vaccinated as soon as they are eligible and able to secure an appointment. Camden County’s vaccination center has already administered more than 30,000 vaccinations, and... Read more →


Winslow Township Police Officer Rescues Fire Victim

SICKLERVILLE NJ(March 21, 2021)--Saturday, March 30 at approximately 9 AM while on routine patrol, Patrolman J. Ferren observed flames coming from the rear sliding door of a ground floor apartment at the Edgewood Acres Apartment complex in the Sicklerville section of Winslow Township. image courtesy of Depositphotos Patrolman Ferren immediately notified Central Communications to dispatch the Winslow Township Fire Department. Patrolman Ferren was able to gain entry through the front door of the apartment where he heard someone calling for help. He was able to make his way through the heavy smoke condition and locate an elderly victim laying on the floor. She was carried out to safety where he began first aid until Winslow Township EMS arrived. The victim was transported to the hospital... Read more →


New Jersey American Water Replacing 10,140 Feet of Aging Water Main in Camden City

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – MARCH 19, 2021 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 10,140 feet of aging water main in Camden starting next week. The project also includes replacing 11 fire hydrants and 250 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging 4-, 6-, and 8-inch cast iron water lines, installed in the 1930s, with new 8- and 12-inch ductile iron main along the following streets: North 33rd Street from Federal Street to Rosedale Avenue North 34th Street from Rosedale Avenue to Westfield Avenue and from Federal Street to Rosedale Avenue North 35th Street from Federal Street to Rosedale Avenue North 36th Street from Federal Street to Westfield Avenue North 37th Street from Westfield Avenue to Chestnut Avenue... Read more →


The NFL’s $100 Billion Media Rights Deal

Conrad Wiacek, Head of Sport Analysis at GloblaData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the state of the media rights market: “COVID-19 has hit all aspects of the economy, including broadcasters, but news of the NFL signing a new 11-year US$100bn rights package in the US highlights the fact that sports rights may be COVID-proof. “With audiences dropping year-on-year, the expectation was that the NFL may struggle to match its previous rights fee whereas in fact the NFL has doubled its previous rights agreement. This highlights that live sports still attract a premium price. While audience numbers are falling, the last Super Bowl played in February still attracted an audience of 96.4 million people. “While this is good news for the... Read more →


$100,000 BATAVICK CHALLENGE – YOU DID IT!

We are thrilled to announce that YOU have UNLOCKED a $25,000 MATCHING CHALLENGE GIFT from GEORGE BATAVICK ’66!!! Our deepest gratitude is extended to all who have joined in support of our Philanthropy Week 2021 Celebration. There is still time to help us UNLOCK MATCHING CHALLENGE GIFTS from BARBARA (KEENAN) ’72 & ROBERT BROWN and NICHOLAS & ROSELYNN CALIO. WE ARE ON OUR WAY! WE THANK YOU FOR BELIEVING IN TODAY AND IMPACTING TOMORROW. YOU STILL HAVE TIME TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Message from Thomas Iacovone, Jr., Interim Principal “I would like to thank George, Barbara, Bob, Roselynn and Nick for leading the way. I want to also express my gratitude to everyone who has contributed so far. You are stepping forward at an especially... Read more →


Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia Offering Culinary Specials for Easter and Passover

Celebrate Easter at Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia Savour the holiday with offerings from culinary partners JG SkyHigh, Vernick Fish and hand-crafted pastry this Easter at Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia. Easter Views Easter brunch becomes elevated at JG SkyHigh. Guests can enjoy a prix-fixe brunch (USD 125) including an abundant tower featuring osetra caviar blinis, avocado lettuce cups, smoked salmon, prosciutto, and almond pancakes. For the main course, guests can choose rack of lamb, lobster eggs benedict, or soft poached eggs. Finish the meal with a delicate strawberry pavlova dessert. For reservations, call 215 419 5000 or click here. Breakfast Provisions for the Holiday Weekend Spend the holiday at home and let Vernick Fish do the breakfast prep with the Easter Provisions Box (USD 85, serves... Read more →


CNB Medical News: 94% of older adults prescribed drugs that raise risk of falling

Newswise — BUFFALO, N.Y. – Nearly every older adult was prescribed a prescription drug that increased their risk of falling in 2017, according to new University at Buffalo research. The study found that the percentage of adults 65 and older who were prescribed a fall- risk-increasing drug climbed to 94% in 2017, a significant leap from 57% in 1999. The research also revealed that the rate of death caused by falls in older adults more than doubled during the same time period. Even minor falls may be dangerous for older adults. Falls that are not fatal can still result in injuries – such as hip fractures and head traumas – that may drastically lower remaining quality of life. Each year, nearly $50 billion is spent... Read more →


Consumer Alert: Spotting scammy emails

by Emily Wu Attorney, Federal Trade Commission Let’s say you get an email about a charge to your credit card for something you aren’t expecting or don’t want. Your first instinct may be to immediately call the company or respond to the email and to stop the payment. Scammers know that, and are taking advantage of it in a new phishing scheme. People tell us they’re getting emails that look like they’re from Norton, a company that sells antivirus and anti-malware software. (Tip: the emails are NOT from Norton.) The emails say you’ve been (or are about to be) charged for a Norton product — maybe an auto renewal or new order. If this is a mistake, the email says, you should call immediately. (Tip:... Read more →


Mary Dougherty, former Freeholder Candidate, Sentenced for Violation of NJ Election Laws

Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that former Morris County freeholder candidate Mary Dougherty was sentenced today for filing a false report with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) in connection with an illegal $10,000 campaign contribution that she received. Dougherty, 60, of Morristown, N.J., was sentenced today to one year of probation by Superior Court Judge Stephen J. Taylor in Morris County. She pleaded guilty on Feb. 19, 2020 to an accusation charging her with false swearing, a fourth-degree crime. She was required to forfeit the $10,000 that she received as an illegal campaign contribution. Under New Jersey election law, it is illegal for a person to provide money to another person, known as a “straw donor,” to make a political contribution... Read more →


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Happenings in Center City Philadelphia

Wednesdays in the Wintergarden Live outdoor entertainment will be featured every Wednesday from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. on the Greenfield Lawn in Dilworth Park. Performances include dance ensembles, cultural groups and local musicians and continue through April 14. Select concerts are supported with funds from the Music Performance Trust Fund, American Federation of Musicians, and Local 77. Storytime in the Wintergarden The Wintergarden on the Greenfield Lawn welcomes families on Tuesday mornings for a free storytime for children ages 2-5. Storytime features the popular Miss Mary from the Free Library of Philadelphia, who will feature a different children's book each week. Storytime in the Wintergarden will be held from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. every Tuesday morning and has been extended through April 13. Family Saturdays Join us... Read more →


Looking to Buy a Bike? 4 Types of Bicycles to Consider 

If you are thinking about getting a bike, beginning to cycle, or extending your bike collection, there are a lot of things you will need to consider. One of the first things to think about is the type of bike that would work best for you. Different bicycle styles are made for different uses, and it is important to make sure you are using the correct bike. Here are just a couple of different types of bicycles that you may consider using depending on your requirements. Mountain Bike Mountain bikes are made to tackle challenging and rough terrain and are designed for off-road cycling. They have thicker tires, low handlebars, and a low gear range to help you cycle uphill. They also usually have some... Read more →


CNB Medical: Don’t Like Exercise? Try a Hot Tub Soak

Newswise — Rockville, Md. (March 16, 2021)—Research suggests that soaking in a hot tub for 60 minutes may provide similar post-activity cardiovascular benefits as 60 minutes of cycling. This news could help people who are not able to exercise due to their health. The study is published ahead of print in the Journal of Applied Physiology. There are cardiovascular disease patient populations that would stand to gain tremendously from exercise, yet cannot do so. Heat therapy may be a viable alternative to exercise for these patient populations. Exercise improves cardiorespiratory and blood vessel health by lowering blood pressure and reducing the amount of work the heart needs to do to pump blood throughout the body. Previous research has shown that heat immersion, such as in... Read more →


EP AWARDS $16 MILLION TO ENHANCE LOCAL GOVERNMENT RECYCLING PROGRAMS

TRENTON – To further support local government efforts to ensure that all New Jersey residents enjoy cleaner communities, the Murphy Administration is awarding $16 million in grants to municipalities across the state to enhance waste reduction and recycling efforts, Department of Environmental Protection Acting Commissioner Shawn LaTourette announced today. “Thirty years after becoming the first state in the nation to enact a recycling law, New Jersey remains steadfast in its commitment to reducing, reusing and recycling solid waste,” Acting Commissioner LaTourette said. “By supporting our local government partners through these grants, we can deliver waste reduction and recycling programs that enhance the quality of life for all New Jersey communities.” The awards, which are based on local governments’ 2018 recycling performance, represent a $1.8 million... Read more →


$186,312 grant for Rowan University’s Undergraduate Research Training

Norcross Announces CAMDEN, NJ – Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) has awarded a $186,312 grant to Rowan University’s Undergraduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement (U-RISE) program. The U-RISE program is aimed at providing resources and funding for a diverse pool of students to pursue an education in biomedical research. “Future scientific breakthroughs depend on our ability to train the next generation of researchers today,” said Congressman Norcross, a member of the House Committee on Education and Labor. “This funding will provide high-quality training to equip Rowan undergraduates with the technical, operational and professional skills they need to succeed in... Read more →


A Factual Look at The Benefits of Essential Oils & Aromatherapy

Essential oils are chemical extracts of plants that contain the essence, flavor and aroma of the plant from which they are derived. Essential oils have recently become very popular in alternative medicine practices, especially because of their application in aromatherapy; a sort of therapy in which aromatic compounds are used with the intention of improving the physical as well as psychological well-being of the human body. In aromatherapy, various kinds of essential oils, alone or in combination, are used in different ways: To massage the body. As an inhalant. As topical agents. Essential oils should be handled with care as they are highly concentrated and can be toxic if consumed by mouth in their concentrated form. A carrier oil should always be used to dilute... Read more →


A Sunrise Trek on Everest, Live-Streamed

[Photo Caption (left): iFit Guide Ang Tshering Lama and two members of the iFit production crew at Mt. Everest Base Camp.] (photo provided) iFit, the leader in interactive connected fitness, will host "A Sunrise Trek on Everest," a first-of-its-kind, live-streamed workout from Mt. Everest on Monday, March 22, 2021 at 8 p.m., EST. The approximately 30-minute virtual hike—available via the iFit app as well as iFit-connected treadmills and ellipticals—will lead viewers up Kala Patthar, an iconic trail at 18,300 feet with breathtaking views of Everest’s summit
. [Photo Caption (left): iFit Guide Ang Tshering Lama and two members of the iFit production crew at Mt. Everest Base Camp.] “A Sunrise Trek on Everest” will be available to iFit members and non-members alike: • For iFit’s 4.7... Read more →


LoBiondo Endorses Jack Ciattarelli for Governor

LoBiondo Joins Fellow South Jersey Leaders in Support of Presumptive-Nominee Somerville, NJ – Today, Former Congressman Frank LoBiondo (NJ-02) endorsed Jack Ciattarelli for Governor. LoBiondo represented parts of Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Ocean; and all of Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, and Salem. “It’s refreshing to see a candidate who is focused on the needs of South Jersey and not afraid to address the failings of the current administration.” LoBiondo commented, “We have seen the aftermath of the disastrous policies coming from Governor Murphy, and how damaging they have been to the businesses and farmers throughout South Jersey. I am confident that Jack will be a governor who never forgets about us and who will take the time to speak with us about how to better... Read more →


PROPERTY TAXES

Gloucester City in the Top 30 with the Highest; Brooklawn in the Top 30 with the Lowest

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews The Top 30 Communities in New Jersey with the Highest Property Taxes Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files NJ Advance Media released an article recently regarding the 30 communities in the state of New Jersey with the highest property tax rate. Keep in mind that there are 565 towns/cities in the entire state. So to be listed in the top 30, in this case, is not something to brag about. Residents living in any of those 30 communities should call their mayor and city council/commissioners and demand they explain why they are paying more in taxes than 500 plus other communities in this state. Ask why other communities can function with less money? Ask when was the last time your taxes didn't... Read more →


An Insta-worthy Spring Pop Up Wedding Experience

Incredibly Unique Date in Fabulous Las Vegas Las Vegas elopement and micro-weddings expert and owner of Cactus Collective Weddings, McKenzi Taylor, is offering dream-like Spring-themed pop up wedding ceremonies to a handful of local couples. For a one-of-a-kind springtime wedding experience follow Cactus Collective Weddings through the garden gate to Crimson in Bloom, a limited time, indoor floral installation. When: April 3, 2021 (4, 3, 2, 1) with consecutive 30-minute ceremonies held between 9am and 1pm Where: Red Rock Casino and Resort, Las Vegas’ Crimson in Bloom floral installation What: Las Vegas-area couples are invited to marry on one of the most memorable dates of the year, with venue, officiant and wedding photography included courtesy of McKenzi Taylor and Cactus Collective Weddings It’s everything couples... Read more →


What kind of mistakes bitcoin investors should avoid?

These days, purchasing a bitcoin isn't simple. A few purchasers commit exorbitant errors when they first attempt to make a benefit on their venture. Consequently, you will need to be cautious when making this buy. The following are 5 normal errors that bitcoin purchasers make. Ensure you stay away from these slip-ups. You can get benefits from d-addicts.com and you have to just visit here. Wrong location Ensure you enter the right location when purchasing a bitcoin. On the off chance that the location is wrong, it won't be conceivable to switch the exchange, and you will lose your cash until the end of time. Shockingly, you can't right this mistake if the location you entered was wrong. In this way, make certain to significantly... Read more →


Tips for online earning of bitcoin

In the event that you need to get bitcoin on the web, this is a post that will assist you with doing. Bitcoin is the world's first shared cryptocurrency that isn't constrained by any focal giving organization; however, is an open-source convention to which all members partake in the economy. Nobody can control the stockpile of bitcoins and all exchanges in this economy are secretly checked through a cycle called bitcoin mining. Your bitcoins are really secure. Presenting here to you the marketersmedia.com which is a way to earning online bitcoin and also options for trading to make a profit which is actually a helpful way. When you comprehend and appreciate the idea of bitcoin, the following legitimate inquiry is how would you acquire some... Read more →