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Essay writing - Rules you don't have to forget about

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 31, 2020)--Every student must master the art of writing an essay. But there are several rules you have to understand. Find out what they are here. Learn the basic rules of essay writing, and you'll be making a positive impact on your grade from just writing. Writing an essay is one of the best ways you can express your opinions, improve your grade, and show your knowledge on a certain topic. It's also the perfect way educators and teachers use to understand the writing... Read more →


Will Schiano thrive in second Rutgers spell?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 26, 2020)--Greg Schiano has returned to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights after an absence of nine years. Schiano left the team after the 2011 season when he was appointed as head coach of the NFL franchise Tampa Bay Buccaneers after a successful tenure in New Jersey. However, his time in the NFL was brought to an end after only two seasons. The Buccaneers fired Schiano at the conclusion of the 2013 campaign as a result of their 4-12 record. Schiano also built a tough-nosed reputation,... Read more →


Scrutiny Of Philadelphia’s Voting Machines Intensifies

Gloucestercitynews.net (Dec. 18, 2019)--Voting used to be a straightforward process. Voters would pick up a ballot paper, walk into a booth, place an 'X' next to the name of the candidate they wanted to vote for, and human beings would count up all the votes to determine the winners and losers. The system was open to failure or error, as any system involving human hands always is, but it was a process that worked for centuries. Technology is gradually creeping into all of our lives... Read more →


Minnesota Takes On Auburn New Year’s Day

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Exclusive TAMPA-- The University of Minnesota football team accepted an invitation to compete in the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1, 2020. The Gophers, who went 10-2 in the regular and a 7-2 in Big Ten play, will face Auburn (9-3) from the SEC. It will also be the second straight bowl game for the Gophers under head coach P. J. Fleck, as Minnesota played in the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit last season and beat Georgia Tech 34-10. This season,... Read more →


Stockton women outlast Rutgers-Camden, 60-55

​ CAMDEN. N.J. (Dec. 4, 2019) – Just when it seemed like the Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team was going to survive after digging itself a deep hole, Stockton University came back to outlast the Scarlet Raptors, 60-55, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Wednesday night. The Ospreys, who improve to 4-2 overall and 1-1 in the NJAC, scored the first seven points of the game and took a 16-4 lead with less than three minutes remaining in the opening quarter. In the... Read more →


Former Temple Basketball Star Shizz Alston Jr. Signs with 76ers

PHILADELPHIA - Former Temple University men's basketball standout Shizz Alston, Jr. signed a contract with the Philadelphia 76ers Saturday, but is expected to be waived and play with the franchise's G League team, the Delaware Blue Coats, this season. Alston had played most recently with the Indiana Pacers in the 2019 NBA Summer League. The 6-4 guard had a record-setting senior campaign for the Owls, earning First Team All-American Athletic Conference and All-Big 5 honors while leading the Owls to a 23-10 record and a... Read more →


Controversial Topics Essay Writing

Gloucestercitynews.net (October 23, 2019)--It’s always important to write an essay that stands out. It needs to get the attention of the writer’s audience, including a professor. One can do this by writing an essay about gender roles, for example. Gender roles evoke controversial notions of equality and the role of gender in today’s society. When one chooses a topic like this, people pay attention. Writing an essay that stands out isn’t the only thing that’s essential towards getting a good grade or a captivated audience,... Read more →


Jagiellonian University Team Verifies New Comet Entering Our Solar System

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Contributor (Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 15, 2019)--A newly discovered comet has excited the astronomical community this week because it appears to have originated from outside the solar system. Comet-'Oumuamua-Illustration For decades, astronomers have speculated that the space between stars may be populated by solar minor bodies -- comets and asteroids. These are thought to have been ejected from their home planetary systems. Studies have also suggested that these bodies may occasionally pass through our Milky Way Solar System and be identified thanks to... Read more →


Pennsylvania's college grads stuck with second-highest debt load

By Dave Fidlin | The Center Square Pennsylvanians pursuing a higher education shoulder the second-highest amount of student-related debt in the nation, according to a recently released study. Gloucester City News blog files The Institute for College Access and Success, a student-focused public policy organization, recently took the wraps off its annual look at student debt across the U.S. at public and nonprofit colleges. In the report, researchers with the institute concluded Pennsylvania students graduating with a bachelor’s degree at the close of the 2017-18... Read more →


How to Produce a Perfect Essay?

Gloucestercitynews.net (Sept. 25, 2019)--A lot of people detest essay writing because, honestly, it can be a quite difficult task for anyone. Generally, writing a good essay requires that you adequately follow the process involved no matter the subject you may be writing on. The writing process can actually take up a lot of your time – which is very precious – to gather materials, read and brainstorm ideas that eventually you’re going to use in your work. If it were possible, many people would totally... Read more →


The Power of Virtual Classrooms in the Education System

The learning process doesn’t depend on the place for learning. So long as teachers are performing their role correctly, location is no hindrance. The virtual classroom is a new invention that is spreading out in the education sector. When defining it, a virtual classroom is a teaching and learning space where the members can interact and contribute to different subjects and topics regardless of the location they are. It is done in an online setting where there are various media used to enhance communication and... Read more →


Frank M. Lordan Journalist, World War II Veteran

Frank Michael Lordan CNBNewsnet(December 7, 2018)--Francis Michael Lordan, a retired newspaperman who had an abiding love for his church, country, comrades and craft, died Wednesday (Dec. 5) of congestive heart failure. He was 93 and lived at Phoebe Meadow Glen in Richlandtown Bucks County for the past three years. He had previously lived in the Cheltenham section of Philadelphia for 55 years. For more than forty years Lordan’s byline over important stories was familiar to newspaper readers in Philadelphia and its environs and South Jersey.... Read more →


IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY STUDY: Weightlifting is good for your heart and it doesn’t take much

Credit: Iowa State University News Service Iowa State researcher DC Lee says you don't have to invest a lot of time lifting weights to lower your risk for cardiovascular disease. Newswise — AMES, Iowa – Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke by 40 to 70 percent, according to a new Iowa State University study. Spending more than an hour in the weight room did not yield any additional benefit, the researchers found.... Read more →


Lasell Field Hockey downs Colby-Sawyer in GNAC semifinal

NEWTON, MA (11/02/2018)-- Junior Mindy Esposito (Sunderland, Mass.) and senior Julia Franzik (Wallingford, Conn.) scored a goal and an assist each Wednesday afternoon as second-seeded Lasell College defeated third-seeded Colby-Sawyer College, 5-1, in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) field hockey tournament semifinal at Grellier Field. Lasell improves to 14-6 and advances to the GNAC championship game for the second straight year. The Lasers will play top-seeded Saint Joseph's College of Maine (18-1) Saturday in Standish, Maine, in a rematch of last year's title game,... Read more →


University Research Paper: 6 Ways to Write a Masterpiece

(November 1, 2018)--If a prospective research paper author is concerned in a more general tutorial on research papers, where one must check out several research paper workshops that are accessible on the Web. If one requires to get in progress right away, one should start from the essay table of contents to see what's at that specific site, and then browse step by step to follow a recognized approach to accomplishment on one's research paper. Please, note that it doesn’t matter whether you need a... Read more →


Timothy J. Piazza Anti-hazing LawProtecting Students and Increasing Penalties

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf has signed Senate Bill 1090, the Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law, which strengthens penalties for hazing and ensures that schools have safeguards to protect students. The governor was joined by Jim and Evelyn Piazza, Timothy’s parents, bill sponsor Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman, Penn State President Eric J. Barron and Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education Chancellor Dan Greenstein. Timothy Piazza was a 19-year-old Penn State University student who died in February 2017 at a fraternity. “Tim’s tragic experience... Read more →


How To Write The Outstanding Essay – Don’t Ignore Some Good Points

What Is Essay Writing The essay is significant to you and the colleges to which you are applying. On the off chance that you think about the application as bits of a riddle or as autonomous voices meeting up to recount your story, the essay is a piece of the riddle over which you have finish control. The essay additionally gives you a chance to state what hasn't been said in your application and do as such in your unmistakable voice. For colleges, the essay... Read more →


Tips To Answer Exam English Question

This is the thing that everything comes down to; you're sitting in the exam corridor, holding up to get your hands on that foreseen bit of paper. You've stuck a huge amount of data into your cerebrum and your fingernails are non-existent – it's an ideal opportunity to get serious! Truly the exam condition might be distinctive crosswise over orders. Processing understudies will sit a few tests before a PC with their fingers ready to code. A handy component will add to science understudy's last... Read more →


Some Useful Advices For Writing A Good Dissertation

CNBNews graphics file On the off chance that you are perusing this, it is sheltered to expect that you are some place during the time spent contributing an assemblage of unique learning to your scholastic field. This is, after all what writing a dissertation is. It is further protected to accept that in the event that you are at this phase of a scholarly profession then you have officially aced the basics of scholastic work. You are a lord of note-taking, a searcher and discoverer... Read more →


Off-Season Main Transfers

(CNBNewsnet)(August 30, 2018)--The off-season period is an important phase of the NBA, during which each club tries to improve its squad and to make the most advantageous transfers. This season has been especially notable for interesting transfers. Such solutions will impact the distribution of force among the clubs significantly. Fans can follow basketball live on the user-friendly web platform broadcasting all interesting events. The Most Interesting Transfers The off-season period of this year has a sort of tradition - transfers of true veterans who have... Read more →


University of Penn Vet students’ goat dairy aims to fill a nutrition gap in Gambia

Briana Wilson, a third-year student at Penn Vet, is helping her peers establish a commercial goat dairy operation in Gambia. Briana Wilson, a third-year student in the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine, plans to pursue a career as a small-animal vet, mainly caring for cats and dogs. But this summer, she’s getting a trial-by-fire education in goat husbandry, project management, and negotiating the challenges of helping launch a business in a relatively remote region of a developing nation. Wilson has been working at... Read more →


Parent Confessions: I Didn’t Understand the Seriousness of my Son’s Steroid Use

Photo Courtesy of Cindy Fox We are a baseball family. I played Little League Baseball® and so did both of my boys. Our oldest son went on the play collegiate baseball and was scouted by several Major League teams, and was Taylor’s idol. Like his older brother, Taylor played Little League and then played on his high school team. He was a very talented player, and had dreams of pitching in college and one day playing in the pros. Taylor was very competitive at everything... Read more →


Wayne State University to Host Fashion Event to Celebrate their Sesquicentennial

Rayneld M. Johnson By Jacek Adamski | CNBNews Exclusive DETROIT-- On Wednesday, March 28th at noon, Wayne State University is hosting a special fashion event to help celebrate their 150 anniversary. Part of the official WSU Sesquicentennial series of events scheduled to highlight the occasion will be a special showcase that will feature fashions through the past 150 years. Included will be significant costumes and rare artifacts that glimpse and explore a timeline throughout Detroit’s rich fashion history. Form and functionality will be highlighted and... Read more →


ANOTHER VIEW: NEW YORK TIMES TELLS IRISH HORROR TALES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on two stories in the New York Times that malign the Catholic Church in Ireland: Newspapers are supposed to report news, but when they don’t—when they recycle old news—it calls into question the motive. That’s what the New York Times did recently. On January 14 and January 16, it ran two “news” stories besmirching the Catholic Church in Ireland: neither broke any new ground and both misreported the facts. The January 16 story by Ed O’Loughlin reports on discussions... Read more →


Bill Barron, formerly of Gloucester City; Hong Kong Univ. Professor, World Traveler, and Author

He was quite a man and did Gloucester City and Gloucester Catholic proudly... ~Frank Batavick, Classmate and Friend William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--William F. Barron, of Portland, Oregon (photo) lost his battle with kidney cancer on January 4, 2018. He was 73 years old. Bill grew up in Gloucester City, NJ and received his elementary education from St. Mary's Grammar School. He graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School in 1963. He was predeceased by his parents, Edward and Delores Barron.... Read more →


Four NJAC Runners Earn All-America Honors

NCAA Men's 8K Results | NCAA Women's 6K Results ELSAH, IL --- Four runners from the New Jersey Athletic Conference earned All-America honors at Saturday's NCAA Championships in Elsah, IL, including Rowan's Kevin Veltre, Ramapo's Jeremy Hernandez, Stockton's Alicia Belko, and TCNJ's Natalie Cooper. Veltre came in 13th out of 279 runners for All-America honors. He covered the 8K course in 24:39.62. This season, he was the individual champion at the NJAC Championships. Veltre was the conference's Runner of the Year and on the NJAC... Read more →


NJAC Weekly Award Winners: November 11; Top Defensive Player Samer Manna, Wesley College

PITMAN—The New Jersey Athletic Conference announced its Week 11 Football Players of the Week on November 12. Please click here for the selections ending the week of Saturday, November 11. Read more →


Philadelphia Calendar of Events for September

SEPTEMBER 2017 Mushroom Festival/ClearysNoteBook Through September 2, 2017 OTHER DESERT CITIES. Brooke Wyeth’s award-winning play takes the Bucks County Playhouse stage to offer a new twist on the home-for-the-holidays theme. (215) 862-2121, bcptheater.org Through September 3, 2017 SUBVERSION AND SURREALISM IN THE ART OF HONORÉ SHARRER. At the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the artist who came into her own in World War II and became a controversial figure in the 1950s receives her first critical reassessment as a bridge between surrealism and Pop Art.... Read more →


Chicago Sky Draft Jankoska in First Round, Joins the Rutgers Connection

Graphic courtesy of MSU Sports Information By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Exclusive FREELAND, Mich. -- Tori Jankoska couldn’t hold back the tears of joy when, with the ninth overall pick, she was drafted by the Chicago Sky. She watched the draft festivities with about 40 family and friends in the basement of her parents, Randy and Lisa Jankoska. The Michigan State guard wanted to stay in the confines of support and share the experience. Her whole playing career has been that way. She shares and... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS NEWS:

Who Are the Best CEOs Today? What Can We Learn from Them?

(CNBNewsnet)(November 29, 2016)--There is no definitive way of ranking the world’s best CEOs. Some use company performances and bottom lines to rank CEOs. Others, like Washington State University, focus on innovations and how these top executives are leading the mobile revolution. Among the top names are Tim Cook and Larry Page, CEOs at the two most influential tech companies in the world: Apple and Alphabet (Google). Both CEOs have introduced a lot of innovations in recent years, changing the way we interact with mobile devices... Read more →


Kennedy CEO Joseph W. Devine Wins Prestigous LaSalle Signum Fidei Medal

Kennedy Health President & CEO Joseph W. Devine Kennedy Health President & CEO Joseph W. Devine, FACHE, was awarded the prestigious Signum Fidei Medal from La Salle University’s Alumni Association at its annual Alumni Awards Dinner, held in Philadelphia on November 18th. Presented annually since 1942 to individuals or groups for upholding the humanitarian principles, goals and mission of La Salle University and the Christian Brothers, the Signum Fidei Medal derives its name from the motto of the Brothers of the Christian Schools – “Sign... Read more →


Op Ed on the Ill Effects of a Trump Presidency by Frank J. Batavick

Attention Trump supporters! Hop into my time machine and transport yourselves back to early June 2015. Now, what if I had told you back then that the candidate you would eventually champion for the U.S. presidency would also have the solid support of the KKK, North Korea, ISIS, a European fascist, and the Chinese Communists? What would your reaction have been? Still the simplistic “Anyone but Hillary”? I doubt it. I think you would have thought me delusional, but that’s exactly what’s happened. Last February,... Read more →


Op-Ed: Being Mortal | Batavick

Frank J. Batavick | CNBNewsnet We are all on the same arc—birth, life, death. Of course, we don’t have any control over the first stage, and sometimes the last can come unexpectedly, like a clap of thunder. But we can all be rulers of our own domain during the middle stage, especially if we subscribe to humorist Leo Rosten’s belief that “The purpose of life is not to be happy—but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that... Read more →


Op- Ed : Being Invisible | Batavick

Frank J. Batavick | CNBNewsnet If you had a choice of superpowers, would you rather be invisible or able to fly? In 2001 actor and comedian John Hodgman conducted an unscientific poll on this topic for National Public Radio’s This American Life. Responders had to pick just one of these superpowers and they’d be the only person in the world to have it. The answers were very telling about a person’s moral bent. Those who chose invisibility more often than not did so to spy... Read more →


Op-Ed : Technology and the Rear View Mirror Theory

Frank J. Batavick | CNBNewsnet Earlier this year I attended an exhibit at the Walters Art Gallery in Baltimore. Titled “From Pen to Press: Experimentation and Innovation in the Age of Print,” the display focused on how the old world of hand-written manuscripts coped with the radical changes wrought by Guttenberg’s printing press. As with many innovations, mechanically printed books were considered a passing fancy. A German Benedictine abbot, Johannes Trithemius, wrote a treatise in 1492, “De laude Scriptorum Manualium” or “In Praise of Scribes,”... Read more →