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AFSCME Local 2218 outreach program donates toys and necessities to families

Members work with Volunteers of America to give back ahead of Christmas holiday Hammonton, NJ – On December 20, 2019, the outreach committee of AFSCME Local 2218 donated toys, necessities, and passed out hot chocolate and donuts to local families at the Volunteers of America location in Glassboro. Awol Alhassan, President... Read more →


Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Trustees approved Nearly $2M to support NJ nonprofit organizations

At their final board meeting of the year, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Trustees approved $1,953,500 million to support New Jersey nonprofit organizations for work in the arts, education, environment, informed communities, and other areas, bringing the total amount awarded in grants this year to more than $8.5 million. Dodge Trustees approved... Read more →


United Methodist Communities Wins Four MarCom Awards

NEPTUNE, N.J., December 18, 2019 — United Methodist Communities (UMC) is the recipient of four 2019 MarCom Awards, an international creative competition recognizing outstanding marketing and communications professionals. The MarCom Awards administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, consists of several thousand marketing, communication, advertising, public relations,... Read more →


DNREC’s Natural Resources Police deliver 585 toys

to U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Sgt. Brooke Mitchell, Officer Rebecca Schuman of the Environmental Crimes Unit, and Cpl. David Redgraves and Cpl. Andrew Manning of Delaware State Parks Natural Resources Police delivered 270 toys to the Dover Toys for Tots... Read more →


HUD/VA Supporting 83 Homeless Veterans Find Permanent Homes in New Jersey

HUD-VASH voucher program to provide housing for 3,302 veterans nationwide NEW JERSEY – In a continuing effort to end veteran homelessness, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced $29.3 million to 216 local public housing agencies (PHAs) across the... Read more →


Avalon Receives $177,000 NJDOT Grant for Reconstruction of Portion of 69th Street

AVALON, NJ--The Borough of Avalon is receiving a $177,000 grant from the New Jersey Department of Transportation. The grant will be used for the Borough’s reconstruction of a portion of 69th Street between Dune Drive and Ocean Drive. The project is expected to begin in 2020. “We are very appreciative of... Read more →


Garden State Preservation Trust Approves $87 Million for Green Acres Projects

The DEP announced today that the Garden State Preservation Trust has approved nearly $87 million for Green Acres projects across the state. $26.4 million would go to municipal and county land acquisition, $46.3 million to local development of parks and recreation facilities, $5 million for local stewardship projects, $6.1 million for... Read more →


MRC Volunteers Strengthen Communities during the Holiday Season and Beyond

The holiday season is a time for giving. We spend hours (sometimes weeks, months…) searching for and picking out the perfect gifts for friends and family. Many of us donate to non-profits and charitable organizations. We even give to ourselves – often taking important time off to unwind and connect with... Read more →


Glassboro Public Schools Donate $1,200 to Patients of Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center

Glassboro, NJ – Students and staff of Glassboro High School (GHS) and Glassboro Intermediate School (GIS) recently made a special donation to Jefferson Health’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township. The Glassboro Public School District collectively raised and donated $1,200, following a collaborative fundraising effort between the schools, which included... Read more →


Camden City Mayor Moran & Freeholder Rodriguez thank the SJ Federal Credit Union

CAMDEN CITY, NJ--Mayor Frank Moran & Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez thank the South Jersey Federal Credit Union for their partnership & ongoing support of the annual Teddy's Toys holiday event on December 17, 2019 at Adventure Aquarium along the Camden Waterfront Read more →


Miss America 2020 Competition Preliminary Hosts and Judges Announced

Preliminary and Final Night Competition to be Streamed Live for the First Time. Uncasville, CT (December 10, 2019) – For the first time in Miss America history, the 2020 Miss America Competition Preliminaries will be live-streamed from the Mohegan Sun Earth Expo at 7:00 PM ET on Sunday, December 15, and... Read more →


Rutgers‒Camden Nursing Students Visit Elderly Camden City Residents

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN – Yaazmyn Rosa’s weekly visit to Camden’s Northgate II affordable housing complex to help residents manage their healthcare needs is one of the most rewarding and inspiring experiences in her education at Rutgers University‒Camden. Rosa and her classmates in the accelerated bachelor of science in nursing program... Read more →


SJ Gas 2019 First Responders Grant Program Winners

FOLSOM, NJ, December 11, 2019 – Today South Jersey Gas, a subsidiary of South Jersey Industries (NYSE: SJI), announced the winners of its annual First Responders Grant Program. This year, seven grants totaling over $30,000 were awarded to local first responder departments. “At South Jersey Gas we’re proud to support the... Read more →


Mount Holly Township Hosts 2019 Holiday Tree Lighting

Mount Holly, NJ – Come celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at Mount Holly’s Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mount Holly’s downtown district will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland for this family-friendly event, sponsored by Mount Holly... Read more →


Now That's The Christmas Spirit!

By CNBNews.net Staff (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(Dec. 5, 2019)——With all the turmoil in the world it is nice to hear some good news now and then. Kelli Sharp, (nee Pfeffer)recently shared just such a tale with CNBNews about her family, friends and perfect strangers helping her get the Christmas Spirit. Kelli, resides... Read more →


Mount Holly's Holiday Tree Lighting, Celebration Friday

Mount Holly, NJ – Come celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at Mount Holly’s Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mount Holly’s downtown district will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland for this family-friendly event, sponsored by Mount Holly... Read more →


CNBNews Entertainment: Jay Mohr Coming to The Hard Rock Casino

JAY MOHR Saturday, March 14 at 8 p.m. Sound Waves **On Sale Friday, December 6 at 10 a.m.** Tickets: $34.00, $29.00, $24.00 2019 - 2020 ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP 12/2 – 12/5 – Greg Fitzsimmons & Adam Degi - Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club 12/6 – LeAnn Rimes “You and Me and Christmas” Tour... Read more →


Turnersville Resident Participates in Widener University Study Abroad Program

CHESTER, PA (12/02/2019)-- Undergraduate students at Widener University returned home after spending the fall semester abroad in countries across countries in Europe and in Australia. The international learning experiences allowed students to gain a global understanding and prepare them for careers in an increasingly diverse and interconnected world. "Widener's long-term study... Read more →


Morristown Business Association Candle Light Stroll

Main Street Saturday from from 2-8pm. Watch for pedestrians. Speed limit 15 mph The Mooristown Business Association (MBA) is hosting the Candle Light Stroll event in support of our local merchants on Main St. from 2-8pm Saturday, Nov. 30 Horse/Carriage rides will be available at Main & High Streets. Motorists are... Read more →


Catholic Social Services of the Philadelphia Archdiocese Receives Nearly 13,000 DIAPERS

Children and families who benefit from Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s (CSS) Beautiful Beginnings and Beautiful Parenting Programs will get a boost thanks to a recent diaper drive marking Respect Life Month. Approximately 13,000 diapers, 180 packages of baby wipes, and other infant care essentials were collected all... Read more →


Good News: Mary's Cupboard Distributing Thanksgiving Meals

Mary’s Cupboard, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), will package and distribute Thanksgiving meals for nearly 50 families in need. Monday, November 25, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Bag Preparation) 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Meal Distribution) Bucks County Family Service Center 100 Levittown... Read more →


THE TECH TIME

Tech times is a platform that provides vital reviews and information about the product that are in daily use. On this platform, you will find reviews about different companies and products written by different authors. Moreover, the platform is not restricted for single-use it provides reviews and blogs on many different... Read more →


PHILADELPHIA’S BLUE CROSS RIVERRINK WINTERFEST OPENS NOV. 29

Outdoor Ice Skating by the Ben Franklin Bridge, Newly Decorated Cabins, S’mores on the Fire Pits, Warming Food and Drink Specials in The Lodge, All Set in a Sparkling Winter Wonderland PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 19, 2019) -- The holiday season is all about cozying up with friends and family to share... Read more →


MERCY HOSPICE RECEIVES HONOR

PHILADELPHIA, PA--Mercy Hospice, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, has been selected by Catholic Charities Appeal (CCA) and The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia (CFGP) as its official #GivingTuesday beneficiary. This year’s #GivingTuesday observance will be held on December 3, 2019. Mercy Hospice, part of the... Read more →


$5 Million Available for Workforce Program Linking Pennsylvania Teachers with Local Employers

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that $5 million in grants is available to enable teachers to visit local employers and learn the skills and industry trends that will enhance their classroom instruction, student learning, and career readiness. The investment achieves the governor’s budget goal of nearly doubling funding... Read more →


Delaware Offers Free Admission to State Parks and Brandywine Zoo on Black Friday

DOVER (Nov. 15, 2019) – DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation, and Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), invite the public to #OptOutside this Black Friday by visiting Delaware State Parks. This year, visitors can enjoy free entry to state parks on Black Friday, Nov. 29. The Brandywine Zoo is joining in on... Read more →


DNREC awards recycling grants on America Recycles Day

DOVER (Nov. 15, 2019) – As Delawareans go to their recycling carts and compost containers to celebrate America Recycles Day, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin today announced almost $400,000 in recycling grants from Delaware’s Universal Recycling Grant and Low Interest Loan program administered by DNREC’s... Read more →


Cleanup Plan Approved for Matteo & Sons West Deptford Superfund Site

WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (November 12, 2019) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a cleanup plan to address lead and other contamination on a portion of the Matteo & Sons, Inc. Superfund Site in West Deptford, New Jersey. The portion of the Matteo site includes the Matteo facility at 1692... Read more →


SJTA to Conduct Work Zone Safety Enforcement Details

In observance of Nat'l Traffic Incident Response Week HAMMONTON, NJ - Nov. 12, 2019 - The South Jersey Transportation Authority in coordination with the New Jersey State Police will be conducting a series work zone enforcement details to reinforce the importance of motorists driving safely in work zone lane closures along... Read more →


Gloucester City's First Baptist Church Receives 10 Trees from NJ Tree Foundation

(CNBNewsnet)(Gloucester City, NJ) (November 11, 2019)-Saturday, November 9, the NJ Tree Foundation planted ten trees at the First Baptist Church and neighboring apartments on Monmouth Street in Gloucester City. Twenty-two volunteers came out to help with the planting, including students from Rutgers, Watershed Ambassadors, and Pastor Rick from the First Baptist... Read more →


SJ Congressman Van Drew Joins Local Officials to Discuss Beach Nourishment Issue

Congressman Jeff Van Drew, far right, with Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi, North Wildwood Mayor Patrick Rosenello, and Stone Harbor Mayor Judy Davies-Dunhour NORTH WILDWOOD, NJ--New Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew held a press conference on Friday, November 8th at North Wildwood’s 7th Street beach to discuss a ruling by Department of... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: DRPA AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS ‘PARTNER OF THE YEAR AWARD’

Recognized for ‘commitment to opening the doors of economic opportunity for women business enterprises’ T he Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) was presented with the 2019 Partner of the Year Award from the Women’s Business Enterprise Council East (WBEC East). The event was held on Thursday, September 26, 2019 in Philadelphia.... Read more →


Inspira Hospital Mullica Hill Opens

Trenton – (Nov. 9)--Senate President Steve Sweeney attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Inspira Hospital Mullica Hill, the first new hospital to be built in Gloucester County in 45 years. The facility will provide state-of-art healthcare for Mullica Hill, Harrison Township, Gloucester County and all of South Jersey. “This new... Read more →


Miss America 2020 Competition Tickets on Sale Now!

Sunday, December 15, 2019 Mohegan Sun Expo Center 7:00 pm EST Each night, candidates will compete in different phases of the 2020 Miss America Competition based on their placement in two groups: Mu Group and Alpha Group. During the preliminary on-stage competition, candidates compete in On-Stage Interview, Talent, and Social Impact... Read more →


Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center Open House Celebration

PHILADELPHIA PA (CNBNewsnet)-(November 3, 2019)--The new Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center held a daylong open house to celebrate its grand opening on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. Approximately 500 attendees joined in on the celebration to see the hotel and Comcast Center in action. Activities included master chef demonstrations with... Read more →


Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City’s PINKTOBER® Campaign

Raises Over $32,000 to Support Breast Cancer Awareness and Research Atlantic City, N.J. (October 30, 2019) – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City closed out their month-long PINKTOBER® campaign this afternoon by donating over $32,000 to the American Cancer Society® Making Strides Against Breast Cancer®, in which $21,000 was raised... Read more →


Home Country: Herb Collins Taking Halloween to its Extremes

Slim Randles | CNBNews To look at Herb Collins, you wouldn’t think he was like that. A nicer, kinder guy you never met. But for one evening each year … one little slice of time … he’s downright diabolical. Every small town has one, of course. There is always that one... Read more →


Spooktacular for Camden County Seniors: Prize Bingo

LAWNSIDE, NJ--The Camden County Board of Freeholders presents Spooktacular Seniors Free Prize Bingo on October 31st at 11 AM at the Wayne R. Bryant Community Center. This event is for Camden County seniors ages 55 years and older. Doors open at 11 AM (please do not arrive before 10:45 AM) at... Read more →


Attention Camden County Seniors: Billiards & Bowling

The Camden County Board of Freeholders in conjunction with The Big Event Entertainment Experience presents a free day of billiards and bowling for Camden County seniors ages 55 and older. Your day will include 3 free rounds of bowling, complimentary shoe rental, open billiards rooms for players and first time learners,... Read more →


Somers Point Restaurant Week Starts Nov. 1

Waitress Donna Mirsh and owner Jeff Thomas show off the lunch specials at Charlie's Bar & Restaurant during Somers Point Restaurant Week. SOMERS POINT NJ --The 10th annual Somers Point Restaurant Week (SPRW) will be held Friday, November 1 through Sunday, November 10 – offering prix fixe menu pricing for lunch... Read more →


Philadelphia Mummers Parade Keeps A New Year Tradition Alive

After the Mummers Parade, revelers hed to Two Street in Philadelphia Pennsport neighborhood to keep the New Year's Day party going (Photo by M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia) PHILADELPHIA, PA --New Year’s Day is about celebrating, and there’s no better place to fete 2020 than at Philadelphia’s Mummers Parade, a tradition... Read more →


14 New Breweries & 16 More Coming Soon to Philadelphia

The Proper Brewing Company (photo courtesy of Visit Bucks County) Philadelphia’s Beer Scene Continues Its Boom From The City To The Suburbs To The Countryside Philadelphia and The Countryside’s lengthy craft beer trail has grown even longer this year. Over the past six months, 14 breweries have debuted in and beyond... Read more →


AMERICAN DREAM UNVEILS NICKELODEON UNIVERSE AND THE RINK

A Fall Festival will also take place throughout the property until November 3 EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ (October 25, 2019) – Friday marked the official opening of American Dream in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Nickelodeon Universe, the largest indoor theme park in the Western Hemisphere, and The Rink – an NHL-size ice... Read more →


Lillian Watson Straub, (GHS Class of 1960) Inducted Into Camden County Sports Hall of Fame

Lillian Watson Straub, formerly of Gloucester City, was inducted into the Camden Lillian Watson Straub with trophy (photo by Doris Cann) County Sports Hall Fame, on October 24, 2019. Starting at Gloucester City High School, (GHS Alumnus Class of 1960) Lillian Watson Straub played field hockey for 43 years. She worked... Read more →


White Mass for Healthcare professionals and Saint Luke Awards

The four recipients of the Saint Luke Award presented at the 20th annual White Mass and reception for Healthcare Workers are, from left, Robert A. Leonetti, DMD; Father Robert B. Matysik; Lisa Papp, RN, APN-C; and Stanley J. Czarnecki, MD. Sponsored by VITALity Healthcare Services and the Catholic Medical Association, Southern... Read more →


EPA awards $300K to Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority for Brownfields Assessment

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 24, 2019) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a $300,000 Brownfields Assessment grant to Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority. The grant will support revitalization for priority Brownfields sites across the City, including those that may be in Opportunity Zones. “We are proud that this grant will enable more properties... Read more →


South Jersey Gas Presents Game on Grant to Monroe Township Braves

South Jersey Gas presented the Monroe Township Braves with a $1,000 grant as part of the company’s Game On Grant Program. The Braves are one of 20 grant recipients in the South Jersey Gas service area. To learn more about the Game On Grant Program, visit southjerseygas.com/community. Pictured: Coach Scott Eubanks... Read more →


Camden County Celebrates 175th Reorganization

Camden County is the first and only county in the state to have an Office and Director of Sustainability. The county’s Office of Sustainability manages a number of greenhouses on the Lakeland Campus in Gloucester Township.They grow approximately 15,000 plants for the Camden County parks, saving the county $10,000 annually. The... Read more →


Local Business Offers Bicycles

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 23, 2019)--The summer of 2019 was notable for many things, here in Gloucester City. Among the most notorious was the theft of many bicycles. Some local businesses stepped up to replace the bikes stolen from our young people. RiverPark Pub began a campaign to... Read more →


Helping Seniors Afford Health Care Act Approved by Committee, Headed to House Floor

October 19, 2019 WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee voted to pass the Helping Seniors Afford Health Care Act, H.R. 4671. The bill will now go to the full House for final passage. The bill, introduced by Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03), Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) and Congresswoman... Read more →