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The Role of Technology in Shaping the Online Casino Experience

The integration of technology into various aspects of our lives has revolutionized numerous industries, and the online casino sector is no exception. The rapid advancements in digital technology have created a dynamic and immersive environment for players, enhancing both accessibility and the overall gaming experience. This article explores the various ways in which technology has influenced online casinos, highlighting the innovations that have reshaped this form of entertainment. One can explore such innovative features on platforms like pinup-online-ca.com, which exemplify the technological advancements in the online casino industry. CNBNews graphic files High-Quality Graphics and Sound One of the most noticeable... Read more →


The Role of Technology in Shaping the Online Casino Experience

The integration of technology into various aspects of our lives has revolutionized numerous industries, and the online casino sector is no exception. The rapid advancements in digital technology have created a dynamic and immersive environment for players, enhancing both accessibility and the overall gaming experience. This article explores the various ways in which technology has influenced online casinos, highlighting the innovations that have reshaped this form of entertainment. One can explore such innovative features on platforms like pinup-online-ca.com, which exemplify the technological advancements in the online casino industry. CNBNews graphic files High-Quality Graphics and Sound One of the most noticeable... Read more →


Local Residents Among University of Scranton Graduate Class

SCRANTON, PA (05/20/2024)-- Local residents were among the more than 465 graduates who earned master's and doctoral degrees at its graduate commencement ceremony on May 19 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre. Degrees were conferred to graduates who had completed their academic degree requirements in August and December of 2023, as well as January and May of 2024. At the ceremony, the University conferred doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) in accounting degrees, doctor of nursing practice degrees and doctor of physical therapy degrees, in addition to master's degrees in various disciplines. Graduates represented 26 states, including Arizona, California,... Read more →


WHO CAN AFFORD TO EAT OUT?

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews We all know that our dollar buys fewer groceries and less gas, but can you still afford to take your family out for an occasional dinner treat? Parking lots of restaurants are full so some people can afford to eat out, or maybe they are living on credit cards. Here is a list of restaurants and fast-food places which are now on the "too expensive for what you get" list. OPINION The following pizzerias all got the same comment, that being "find a mom-and-pop pizza." Domino's Pizza Hut Sbarro's (Additional comment - it takes a lot... Read more →


Cedar Crest College Celebrates Class of 2024 Graduates

ALLENTOWN, PA (05/20/2024)-- On Saturday, May 11, the PPL Center in Allentown filled with students, staff, faculty, and supporters to celebrate the accomplishments of Cedar Crest College's Class of 2024 at Commencement. Graduates and their loved ones gathered to mark this significant milestone, celebrating the knowledge, skills, and experiences gained during their time at Cedar Crest. The event highlighted the values of leadership, service, and community that are integral to the Cedar Crest spirit. Kristina Cagle from Pittsgrove, NJ, graduated with a degree in Psychology. Charlie McClain from Willingboro, NJ, graduated with a degree in Political Science. Isabel Sandone from... Read more →


Students Named to Deans List at Mount St. Mary's University

EMMITSBURG, MD (05/20/2024)-- Mount St. Mary's University is pleased to announce that 557 students earned Dean's List honors in the Spring 2024 semester. Students who maintain a 3.4 grade point average or higher are eligible for this honor. An additional 156 students were named to the President's List for earning a grade point average of 4.0. The Dean's List honorees include: Syanni Bagwell of Willingboro, NJ Cecelia Bell of Egg Hbr Twp, NJ Catherine Bishop of Mount Laurel, NJ William Borden of Gloucester, NJ Lorenzo DiVentura of Tabernacle, NJ Christopher Gasparon of Woolwich Twp, NJ Emily Hall of Mickleton, NJ... Read more →


New Jersey American Water Invests $4.7 Million in Burlington and Camden County Infrastructure

CAMDEN, N.J. – MAY 23, 2024 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately one and a half miles of aging water main in Hainesport and Haddonfield starting this month. The company will upgrade the aging water lines that were installed as far back as the 1900s with new 6- and 8-inch ductile iron main along the following streets: Hainesport Engleside Avenue entire length Haines Avenue entire length Maine Avenue from Engleside Avenue to Haines Avenue Northampton Avenue entire length Princess Avenue entire length Royal Avenue entire length Stokes Avenue entire length Haddonfield Ellis Street from Snowden Avenue to Lincoln... Read more →


As Summer Gets Underway, Celebrate Don’t Fry Day

Learn How to Be Sun Safe WASHINGTON – Friday, May 24, was the 16th annual “Don’t Fry Day” to encourage Americans to take a few simple steps to protect their skin and eye health while outdoors. Overexposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun can increase the risk of developing skin cancer and cataracts, so it is important to be aware of the strength of the sun’s UV rays and take simple steps to protect your skin and eyes while outdoors. “Remember to protect your skin and eyes from UV rays before you go outdoors,” said Joseph Goffman, Assistant Administrator for... Read more →


Deadly MV Accident in Lawnside, PA Man Charged

Lawnside, N.J.- A Pennsylvania man has been charged in connection to a fatal motor vehicle accident last week in Lawnside, announced Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Lawnside Police Captain William Plenty. On Monday, May 13, 2024, at approximately 9:36 p.m., the Lawnside Police Department was dispatched to the area of the White Horse Pike and Gloucester Avenue for a motor vehicle crash. One vehicle was driven by Anwar Parham, 29, of North Wales, PA. The second vehicle was occupied by the driver, Theresa Karbach, 69, of Cherry Hill, and a 69 year-old female passenger of Pine Hill. Both... Read more →


Tamir Phillips Receives 30-year Term for Fatally Shooting Willingboro Teen    

Bensalem Man Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a 24-year-old Bensalem, Pa., man was sentenced today to 30 years in state prison for fatally shooting a teenager at a Willingboro gas station during the summer of 2021. Tamir Phillips must serve all 30 years before becoming eligible for parole, according to the sentence handed down in Superior Court in Mount Holly by the Hon. Terrence R. Cook, P.J.Cr. A jury convicted Phillips in November on charges of Murder (First Degree), Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Second Degree) and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Second Degree).... Read more →


Cooper Cup Golf Outing swings $300,000 to drive SJ Health Care & Community Programs

(CAMDEN, NJ) – Two hundred golfers celebrated a day of philanthropy and sporting spirit at the 4th Annual Cooper Cup Golf Outing on May 15, 2024, channeling their passion for the game into raising nearly $300,000 for Cooper University Health Care. The sold-out event was held at Ramblewood Country Club in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, providing a platform for friendly competition among industry peers while championing the philanthropic initiatives of The Cooper Foundation. Golfers networked with sports broadcaster Ron Jaworski and vied for a chance to win a set of Callaway Paradym AI Smoke clubs donated by Chip Brewer, CEO... Read more →


Northern New Jersey Safe Kids and State Farm® Team Up

Keep Kids Safe on the Road Car seat checkup in Dover addresses a leading cause of death for children Parents and caregivers recently joined safety experts at Head Start Dover for a car seat checkup event hosted by Northern New Jersey Safe Kids and State Farm. Northern New Jersey Safe Kids/Safe Communities worked directly with families to educate them on the proper installation and use of their car seats. Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians from Vernon Township Police Department and Bloomfield Fire Department inspected and installed the seats. Randolph State Farm Agent Erin Misurelli and team also helped with checking... Read more →


Lebanon Valley College Celebrates 155th Commencement

ANNVILLE, PA (05/22/2024)-- More than 400 undergraduate and graduate students marked their academic success and achievements during Lebanon Valley College's 155th Commencement on Saturday, May 11. Local students include: Allison Bimmer of Maple Shade, (08052), received a bachelor of arts in criminal justice. Bimmer received the following honor(s): cum laude. Bimmer is a graduate of Maple Shade High School. Brittnie Breece of Riverton, (08077), received a bachelor of science in environmental science. Breece is a graduate of Palmyra High School. Daniel Gorenberg of Cherry Hill, (08003), received a doctor of physical therapy in physical therapy. Gorenberg is a graduate of... Read more →


Lower Township Police Captain Michael Majane Promoted

On May 20, 2024 Michael Majane was sworn-in as Captain of Police by Lower Township Mayor Frank Sippel. Captain Majane's mother Dolores and his daughter Aubrey held the bible while his wife Erin pinned his Captain badge. Captain Michael Majane started his police career in 2000 as a Class II Officer for the City of Wildwood. He was an employee of the Cape May County Sheriff’s Department for 6 months before becoming a Patrolman with the Lower Township Police Department in 2001. By 2003, Captain Majane became an instrumental part of the Cape May County Police Academy as an instructor... Read more →


Wilkes University Students Awarded Degrees

Commencement May 18 WILKES-BARRE, PA (05/22/2024)-- Wilkes University awarded over 700 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at its 77th spring commencement ceremonies on May 18. Graduate students received doctoral and master's degrees at 10 a.m., while undergraduates received bachelor's degrees at 3 p.m. Both ceremonies were held in the McHale Athletic Center in the Simms Center on Main, 169 South Main Street in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Julia Marino of Blackwood, NJ - BBA in Management Emmanuel Omeni of Bordentown, NJ - MSN in Nursing Madelyn Zavada of Burlington, NJ - BS in Bachelor of Science on the way to the Doctor... Read more →


Sweet Java Café to introduce cocktails in partnership with Mermaid Spirits

Coffee & Cocktails in Roxborough Sweet Java Café to introduce cocktails in partnership with Mermaid Spirits on May 28th Sweet Java Café, located in Roxborough at 7620 Ridge Avenue, will introduce cocktails to their lineup of beverages starting on May 28th. “We are so excited to be able to do cocktails for guest to enjoy all day,” said Sweet Java Café owner Victor Young. “There are so many options for what we wanted to do and working with a local distillery was important and we are thrilled to work with Mermaid Spirits on this.” The cocktails, made with Mermaid Spirits,... Read more →


Willingboro Man Killed in Drive-by Shooting

Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Willingboro Township Acting Public Safety Director Captain Ian Bucs announced that a 45-year-old Willingboro man was fatally shot on Wednesday, May 22, outside a Willingboro establishment. The shooting occurred around 9:15 p.m. at the Diamond Dogz social club, which is located in the first block of John F. Kennedy Way. The investigation revealed that numerous people were outside when a dark-colored vehicle appeared in the roadway and crept along while a gunman fired multiple rounds toward the crowd from the vehicle. Major Hamilton was struck in the chest and transported to Virtua Willingboro... Read more →


Open R.E.C. Night at the Bell Oaks Upper Elementary School

Bellmawr, N.J.- On May 31, 2024, please join the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and the Bellmawr Police Department for Open R.E.C. Night at the Bell Oaks Upper Elementary School gym from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Please come out and meet the officers of the Bellmawr Police Department and the detectives and staff of the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office. There will be games, activities, and refreshments! Together we can Recognize, Educate and Change (R.E.C.). Read more →


Philadelphia Police Officer Shoots and Kills Pit Bull that was Attacking Another Dog

Philadelphia Police Officer-Involved Shooting 3000 N. 16th Street PHILADELPHIA (May 25, 2024)--– A Philadelphia police officer shot and killed a pit bull on May 15, 2024, as the dog was attacking another dog. On that day, officers from the 39th District responded to a call about a dog attack around 12:06 p.m. Upon arrival, they saw a large pit bull attacking a smaller dog. To stop the attack, Officer #1, identified as Brian Keenan, fired his weapon multiple times, killing the pit bull. The smaller dog died from injuries sustained in the attack. There were no injuries to the officers.... Read more →


Major Infrastructure Work to Begin in Haddonfield

(Lindenwold, NJ) – On Tuesday, May 28, NJ American Water will begin replacing the sewer and water mains on Ellis Street in Haddonfield. This project is expected to take several months to complete as it will work in phases from Ellis Street to Marne Avenue. Work hours will run from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Next week, from Tuesday, May 28 to Friday, May 31 there will be a full road closure between Potter Street and Kings Highway East. “This is a major project that will disrupt the flow of traffic until the end of the summer,”... Read more →


Checking Out the History of the Place Gloucester City Was Named After

Before becoming Gloucester City proper, the area saw many changes of ownership. First, there were the Dutch in the 1620s, who created Fort Nassau for trading beaver pelts, followed by its incorporation into New Sweden. The Swedish owners moved the settlement across the river to forge Fort Casimir in 1651. In 1677, the English Quakers arrived on the river and erected the permanent settlement of Axwamus, reaching the size of a town by 1689. This is where Gloucester City would eventually stand as a chartered city. Now in Camden County, New Jersey, having been incorporated in 1868, it bears the... Read more →


Lugene (Gino) McCay of West Deptford

On May 13, 2024. Age 85. Of West Deptford. Formerly of Camden, NJ. Loving father of Sandy Brooks. Gino was born in Wagram, NC to the late Sam and Maggie McKay. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Gino worked many years as a security guard. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Friday afternoon, May 24, 2024 from 2 to 3 PM at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Funeral service and military honors 3 PM in the funeral home. Interment will be private. Condolences and Memories may... Read more →


12 Tips for Discovering the Right Slot for You


Finding the perfect reel machine can be a thrilling yet daunting experience, especially with the vast array of options available. Here are some tips that I've found useful in navigating the exciting world of gambling to find the right one for you. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned enthusiast, choosing the right machine can significantly enhance your enjoyment and increase your chances of a good time. 1. Know Your Preferences First things first, I know that knowing what you like is crucial. Are you drawn to certain themes, like ancient civilisations, fairy tales, or space adventures, which is my... Read more →


Rowan College of South Jersey To defend National Championship

Rowan college of South Jersey, in Deptford Twp the number one ranked team in the country and defending World Series champions, Hosted the region 19 Junior college baseball playoffs this past weekend. Entering the weekend as the number one ranked team in the country and the number one seed in the region, the Roadrunners were upset in the first round by number 4 seed Northampton junior college of Pennsylvania The Roadrunners were now forced to win three games over the weekend. The Double elimination tournament was to continue on Saturday, but the weather had different ideas. With a rainy Saturday... Read more →


Navigating the World of Payment Solutions for Digital Ordering Kiosks

In today's fast-paced digital era, digital ordering kiosks have become a common fixture in various sectors, particularly in the retail and hospitality industries. These kiosks streamline the ordering process, reduce wait times, and enhance customer experience. However, a critical aspect of their operation is the integration of efficient and secure payment solutions. Navigating the world of payment solutions for digital ordering kiosks involves understanding the different options available, ensuring security, and choosing the right solution that fits the specific needs of the business. Types of Payment Solutions 1. Credit and Debit Card Payments: Credit and debit card payments are the... Read more →


CNBNews April/May 2024 Cheers and Jeers

CNBNews photo credit JEER--Approximately two years ago, the driver of a heavy-duty truck lost control of the vehicle and landed on the sidewalk in front of the CEDAR GROVE Cemetery on Market Street. When we first inquired about the delay in fixing the walk, we were told they were waiting on the insurance. Twenty-four months is long enough; fix the problem now. CNBNews photo credit JEER--The City of Gloucester City has received almost a million dollars to revamp the Johnson Blvd Jogging Park. However, despite the funding, the only visible changes have been the installation of new asphalt and the... Read more →


Atlantic City's Opening of the Sea Ceremony

Just a reminder that Atlantic City’s Opening of the Sea Ceremony will be held on the Boardwalk in front of Resorts at 1PM. At 5PM Resorts will be hosting our 10th Annual Beach Ball Drop and Kelsey Grammer will be on site to start the countdown. Read more →


Jefferson Washington Township Nurse Honored by NBNA/South Jersey Chapter

Jefferson Washington Township Hospital ICU Nurse Renee Stephens, BSN, RN, CCRN, a resident of Glassboro, was recently honored with a Nurse Excellence Award by the South Jersey Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA). Stephens, who has been a nurse with us for 25 years, was celebrated with other award winners at a special ceremony held this month at the Woodcrest Country Club in Cherry Hill. The first Jefferson Health nurse in New Jersey to receive a COVID vaccine in December 2020 – Renee was honored for her commitment to nursing and to the communities we serve. She is... Read more →


Two Prominent Democrat Mayors Say Murphy Should Veto Public Records Bill

Gov. Murphy should veto public records bill, say mayors of N.J.’s two biggest cities by Sophie Nieto-Munoz, New Jersey Monitor May 22, 2024 The mayors of the state’s two largest cities are calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to veto a controversial bill sitting on his desk that would revamp the state’s public records law. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop, who are both running for the Democratic nomination for governor in 2025, criticized the bill as a step backward for government transparency and accountability. The measure would make numerous changes to the Open Public Records Act... Read more →


Legalizing Marijuana, a Good or Bad Idea ?

Changing tide of legalized marijuana too fast for some By Anthony Hennen | The Center Square CNBNews graphic files (The Center Square) — Though some politicians treat recreational marijuana in Pennsylvania as an inevitability, others remain skeptical. They warn that the social costs of drug use don’t disappear – and a legalized industry brings problems of its own. Still, elected officials consider reforms even if they oppose legalization. Rep. Paul Schemel, R-Waynesboro, has been an opponent of recreational use, but has proposed a bill to change marijuana possession from a misdemeanor to a summary offense. The idea is aligning law... Read more →


CNBNews Fishing Maryland: Your Opinion Needed

Proposed Regulations: Multiple Topics Open for Comment The following regulatory proposals have been printed in the Maryland Register: BLUEFIN TUNA, BILLFISH, SWORDFISH, AND SHARK - Recreational Reporting LOBSTER AND JONAH CRAB - Vessel Monitoring Systems OYSTERS - Amendment 1 to the 2019 Maryland Chesapeake Bay Oyster Management Plan OYSTERS - Container Rules SNAPPER GROUPER COMPLEX - Sheepshead Size Limit and Combined Catch Limit The department is seeking comments on the proposed regulations. Comments provide the department with additional information and perspectives. Please visit our Changes to Fishing Regulations page for information about what has been proposed and how to submit... Read more →


Mosquito Spraying Thursday in Camden County

(Lindenwold, NJ) – Early Thursday morning the Mosquito Control Commission will be in the community spraying and surveilling areas throughout Camden County. Commissioner Jeff Nash, liaison to the Camden County Mosquito Commission, talked about being cognizant of standing water. “It’s important for homeowners to check their yard and get rid any standing water to prevent mosquitos from spreading,” Nash said. “Be sure to check flowerpots and other plastic containers for standing water. Being proactive have major impact on the mosquito population and help the hardworking people at the Camden County Mosquito Control Commission in their efforts.” Camden County Mosquito Commission... Read more →


NJ Comptroller: State Police Knew Minority Motorists Received Adverse Treatment But Did Nothing

CNBNews contacted Kevin D. Walsh, the Acting State Comptroller in September 2023. We asked Mr. Walsh if some actions taken in 2023 and 2024 by the mayor, council, and the upper echelon of the police department were legal. The following month, the CNBNews Editor, William E. Cleary Sr., was cited for theft and trespassing at Cold Springs Elementary School. The two charges were never proven. Was it just a coincidence? Most likely. But we will never know. Related: JUSTICE FOR ALL, NOT JUST FOR SOME Posted by the New Jersey Comptroller on - 05/21/2024 TRENTON—Key policies and processes that were... Read more →


New Jersey Governor Murphy Allows Cities and Towns to Raise Property Taxes, Exceed CAP

(The Center Square) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a package of bills that will allow cities and towns to consider overrides of a local property tax cap to offset proposed funding cuts to some school districts. A key provision of the Democratic-led proposal would allow school districts to exceed the state’s 2% cap on property tax levy hikes by leveraging portions unused in previous budget cycles. It would also create a Stabilized School Budget Aid Grant Program under the state Department of Education to provide grants equal to 45% of a school district’s state school aid reduction... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: Windy Wilson, Himself

BY Slim Randles Here he came, Windy Wilson himself. Marched right up to the official round table of the World Dilemma Think Tank at the Mule Barn coffee shop. Windy whipped off his beat-up old Stetson, grinned and bowed to us there as is fitting to the membership of the Supreme Court of Dang Near Everything. “May I kindly join you, compadres?” Windy said. Steve pointed to several empty chairs and Windy homesteaded on one in particular. He seated himself as though he were surrounded by servants and looked … regal. That ain’t easy for an over-the-hill cowboy camp cook,... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: Red Lobster Explains Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Dear Guests, You may be aware that Red Lobster filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. We’d like to take a moment to explain what this means for our company, and for you, our valued guests. For more than five decades Red Lobster has been a part of your family’s life. We’ve been there for your celebrations, big and small. We may be the place that you first discovered your love of seafood. Or where you met the love of your life on a first date. Birthdays, graduations, anniversaries and yes, weddings. We’ve been here for them all. And Red Lobster... Read more →


Investigation Into Double Shootings in Camden City Continues

Camden City NJ - Detectives are investigating two separate fatal shootings that killed two men in Camden City last Friday, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. On May 17, 2024, at approximately 12:34 p.m., officers from the Camden County Police Department responded to a ShotSpotter activation for gunfire in the area of the 800 block of Princeton Avenue in Camden. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim, identified as 24-year-old Marcus Corbitt of Camden, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported by a patrol vehicle to Cooper University Hospital, where... Read more →


FIRE AT HOLT MARINE TERMINAL, Gloucester City; Due to the Fire, Residents Asked to Curb Water Usage

URGENT URGENT ALERT: LIMITED WATER RESOURCES LAST UPDATED: MAY 21, 2024 - 12:07PM URGENT NOTICE: Attention all residents: The Gloucester City Department of Utilities requires that you limit water usage for the next few hours due to the fire at the Holt location, which is depleting our water resources. Your cooperation is crucial. Thank you for your understanding. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 21, 2024)(CNBNews)--There was a fire at the Gloucester Marine Terminals on King and Essex Streets at around 10 AM today. One of the huge cranes caught fire, causing thick smoke that severely limited visibility. As far as we... Read more →


Police Remove Multiple Vehicles and a Body From Cooper River

Pennsauken, N.J. - Detectives are investigating after human remains and multiple motor vehicles were located in the Cooper River in Pennsauken, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Pennsauken Police Chief Phil Olivo. On Thursday, May 16, 2024, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Pennsauken Police Department removed three motor vehicles that were submerged in the Cooper River along North Park Drive to the south of Kaighn Avenue in Pennsauken. Detectives located human remains inside the driver-side area of one of the vehicles. The identity of the individual is pending DNA testing. The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Pennsauken... Read more →


James Joseph "Jimmy" Steiner, 73, of Lakehurst and Toms River

Mount Laurel, NJ – Formerly of Lakehurst and Toms River, NJ. On May 11, 2024, Age 73. Predeceased by his beloved parents, Charles Steiner and Margaret Steiner (nee Kilpatrick). Cherished brother of Charles (Liisa) Steiner and Jeanne (Gregory Gondecki) Steiner. Beloved uncle of Charles (Miriam) Steiner, Jr., Cheryl Steiner, Renee Steiner, Brian (Heather) Winter and Kevin Winter. Survived by many devoted great-nieces and great-nephews. Survived by his devoted and loving caregiver, Diane Waverly Haines for 28 years and good friend and roommate, Mitchell. J Jimmy was born in Toms River and raised in Lakehurst. He has been a resident of... Read more →


JUST CRAZY! New Proposal Will Ban Testing New Military Recruits for Marijuana

Five Things to Know, May 20, 2024 The American Legion MAY 20, 2024 1. Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, the country’s foreign minister and others have been found dead at the site of a helicopter crash after an hourslong search through a foggy, mountainous region of the country’s northwest, state media reported. Raisi was 63. State TV gave no immediate cause for the crash in Iran’s East Azerbaijan province. With Raisi were Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, the governor of Iran’s East Azerbaijan province and other officials and bodyguards, the state-run IRNA news agency reported. 2. New recruits and incoming officers... Read more →


Non-Profits in Camden City and Salem Receive $950,000 from NJ American Water

CAMDEN City, N.J. – May 20, 2024 – New Jersey American Water today announced the distribution of $950,000 in Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit (NRTC) funding to two local New Jersey nonprofit organizations: Camden Lutheran Housing Inc. and Stand Up for Salem, which were announced in coordination with the N.J. Department of Community Affairs (DCA). These grants will be used to fund affordable housing development and maintenance; community outreach initiatives and organizing support; historic preservation; and business development and career trades training. New Jersey American Water’s 2024 NRTC funding, totaling $950,000, will support 10 projects across these two nonprofit organizations, in... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: KRUD TV & The Academy Awards

Slim Randles Doc hadn’t even finished loading his coffee with fake sugar before Steve piped up. “I think it’s disgusting and weird and unnatural and it should be outlawed!” the tall cowboy said, coming to rest at the philosophy counter of the Mule Barn truck stop. “Aw Steve,” said Doc, “the coffee isn’t that bad.” “Coffee? Nay, I say unto you, Doc. It ain’t the coffee … it’s them Academy Awards on the television. You see them? All them good-looking women Scotch-taping themselves into those dresses so they almost stay on? Those weird guys they’re with who only shave on... Read more →


CHICKIE'S & PETE'S, SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY KICK OFF 100 DAYS OF SUMMER

WITH FREE TOLL FRIDAY ON THE AC EXPRESSWAY AND HONOR VETERANS THIS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND * Chickie's and Pete's to Pay Memorial Day Friday Tolls for Cars Heading to Shore following the Summer Kick-Off Celebration at the Frank S. Farley Plaza with FREE Crabfries for all!* Philadelphia, PA – Chickie’s & Pete’s, home of world famous Crabfries®, teams up once again with the South Jersey Transportation Authority (SJTA) and the Atlantic City Expressway to kick-off the summer by paying travelers tolls Memorial Day Weekend. Chickie's and Pete's will be paying tolls (cash and EZ Pass) for all drivers at the... Read more →


More of Your Money for Camden City

NEW YORK (May 20, 2024) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced grant awards from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to expedite the assessment and cleanup of brownfield sites in New Jersey while advancing environmental justice. These investments through EPA’s Brownfields Multipurpose, Assessment, and Cleanup (MAC) Grant Programs and Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Grant Programs will help transform once-polluted, vacant, and abandoned properties into community assets, while helping to create good jobs and spur economic revitalization in overburdened communities. EPA selected four communities in New Jersey to receive grants totaling $3 million in competitive EPA Brownfields funding... Read more →


Simplifying Complex Finances with Atton Accounting & Consulting

Navigating the complexities of financial management can be a daunting task for businesses and individuals alike. However, Atton Accounting & Consulting is here to provide a seamless solution. As a leading accounting and consulting firm, they specialize in delivering comprehensive financial services that simplify even the most intricate financial landscapes. At the heart of Atton's approach is a commitment to providing crystal-clear financial reporting and analysis. Their team of seasoned professionals understands that accurate and transparent financial information is the foundation for sound decision-making. By leveraging advanced analytical tools and industry-leading best practices, Atton ensures that clients have a clear... Read more →


The Cooper Foundation Announces Inaugural Recipients of Linda Brand Scholarship

Scholarship program in memory of Cooper’s Linda Brand (1948-2023) (CAMDEN, NJ) - The Cooper Foundation recently announced the recipients of the inaugural Linda Brand Scholarship, a testament to the enduring legacy of a beloved leader and colleague. The scholarship was established by Linda Brand, assistant vice president for patient access and financial navigation at Cooper University Health Care, who sadly passed away from pancreatic cancer in October 2023. "Linda was not only a talented leader but a cherished friend to many at Cooper. Her dedication to nurturing talent and empowering others was unparalleled," said Philip A. Norcross, Esq., chairman of... Read more →


Gloucester City Police Request Mutual Aid to Stop Disturbance Involving Juveniles and Adults

The incident occurred in the area of Broadway and Ridgeway Street. Because of the number of people involved in the rumble, Gloucester City Police requested help from surrounding communities. It is not known what started the street fight. The police cars above were parked on Broadway between Market and Ridgeway Streets. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 19, 2024)(CNBNews)—Gloucester City police were called to the Broadway and Ridgeway Street intersection at approximately 10 PM Sunday, May 19, to curb a disturbance involving adults and juveniles. According to the GCPD, there was a large fight on Broadway and Ridgeway Street involving juveniles and... Read more →


Angela Cottone Fights for Mental Health:

Stepping into the Celebrity Boxing Ring for a Cause Close to Her Heart [Atlantic City, NJ] – Angela Cottone, esteemed advocate and mother, is set to champion a cause close to her heart as she steps back into the ring 10 years later for a celebrity boxing match dedicated to raising awareness for mental health. War at the Shore, scheduled for June 8th at the Showboat in Atlantic City, NJ, aims to shed light on the struggles faced by countless individuals battling mental health issues while honoring the memory of Cottone's beloved son and his profound wish to make a... Read more →


Jordan Ford, a Barnegat High School Senior, Wins Shout Down Drugs Competition

BARNEGAT, NJ—Jordan Ford, a senior at Barnegat High School, clinched first place in the 20th Annual Your Song! Your Voice! Shout Down Drugs competition, sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey. Ford's winning entry, "Fading," captures the struggles of drug misuse through a deeply personal narrative, earning him a $5,000 music contract. "I had no clue what to do for days. I was on the verge of giving up," Jordan said. His perseverance paid off when he tapped into the profound emotional toll of drug misuse, linking it to his personal experiences with loss. "I channeled the emotions... Read more →