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Students from New Jersey Named to the Gettysburg College Dean's List Spring 2021

GETTYSBURG, PA (07/19/2021)-- Gettysburg College students take pride in their work, and we are likewise proud to announce their recent academic achievements. Students whose semester averages were 3.6 or above were recently placed on the Dean's Honor List. The following local students have been awarded this outstanding academic achievement in the Spring 2021 semester. Rebecca Blaszczyk of Swedesboro (08085) Tyler Carmolingo of Mullica Hill (08062) Macey Cohen of Marlton (08053) John Comegno of Moorestown (08057) Katherine Cona of Haddon Township (08108) Gabriela Connor of Haddonfield (08033) Casey Creagh of Burlington (08016) Laura Duffy of Marlton (08053) Dylan Elliott of Sewell... Read more →


Kutztown University shatters previous school record with 252 PSAC Scholar-Athletes

in 2020-21 KUTZTOWN, PA (07/07/2021)-- A year after surpassing 200 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Scholar-Athletes for the first time, Kutztown University student-athletes produced their most impressive academic performance yet in 2020-21. The Golden Bears obliterated their former record of 206 honorees with 252 this year, helping the PSAC establish a new conference-record with 4,162 scholar-athletes. Kutztown increased its scholar-athlete rate by nearly 8% from last year with 56.1% of its 449 eligible student-athletes recognized. In terms of overall honorees, the Golden Bears ranked 10th of the PSAC's 18 institutions, though the number of sports sponsored is not similar from... Read more →


$44 Million in Grant Funding for Port Street Corridor in Newark

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) today announced it is proposing to award the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey a $44 million Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary grant to modernize an approximately 2.9 mile section of roadway at the north entrance of Port Newark and the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal, which will improve safety and reduce vehicle travel times and maintenance costs. This grant will help the local economy and create jobs in New Jersey. “These timely investments in our infrastructure will create jobs and support regional economies, while helping to spur innovation, confront... Read more →


CNB Sports News: The NBA Instagram Rich List

A new report has revealed which of our favorite NBA stars are balling most off the court. Taking the crown is the king of the court, Lebron James, who could be charging upwards of $342,790 per Instagram post Steph Curry, Russell Westbrook and Kyrie Irving sit high up on the list, all making over $50,000 per post Brooklyn Nets produce the most popular off-court ballers, with 4 out the top 20 playing for the Nets Viewed by all around the world, the NBA is packed with some of sport’s most recognizable and iconic athletes. While their contracts may be eye... Read more →


Johnson Wins Long Jump, 4x400 Meter Relay Takes 1st; Beasley 4x400 Meter Relay, Earns All-American

ROWAN FINISHES FOURTH GREENSBORO, NC – Rowan’s Ahmir Johnson won the long jump and the 4x400 meter relay took first place at the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships on Saturday, May 29 at the Irwin Belk Track Complex. Jah’mere Beasley and the 4x100 meter relay earned All-America. Rowan finished fourth in the team scoring with 41 points. The 4x400 meter relay of Amara Conte, Hunter Barbieri, Justin Bishop and Francis Terry ran a winning time of 3:11.81. The relay received 10 points and moved the Profs up to fourth in the team scoring past Wis.-La Crosse (39) after... Read more →


Belmont University Announces Spring 2021 Dean's List

NASHVILLE, TN (05/12/2021)-- The following students achieved the Dean's List at Belmont University for the Spring 2021 semester. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours (exclusive of audit and pass/fail courses this semester) and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C (inclusive of audit, pass/fail courses and zero-credit courses). Approximately 53 percent of Belmont's 6,170 undergraduate students qualified for the Spring 2021 Dean's List. Belmont Provost Dr. Thomas Burns said, "Students achieving the Dean's List recognition at Belmont have clearly demonstrated enormous commitment to their educational endeavors - they have... Read more →


The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Inducts New Members

BATON ROUGE, LA (05/05/2021)-- The following people recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Alissa Clark of Moorestown (08057) at James Madison University Melinda Andrews of Sewell (08080) at Widener University They are among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible for membership. Graduate students in... Read more →


COLLEGE TRACK AND FIELD: Rowan Men's Team NJAC Champs Again

MAHWAH, NJ – The Rowan men’s track & field team won its sixth straight New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Championship. The conference meet included 10 teams and was held at Ramapo College. The Profs totaled 285 points and The College of New Jersey was second with 160. It is Rowan’s 19th NJAC title overall. The men’s track & field team claimed the conference championship in the 4x100 and 4x100 meter relays, long jump, 200 meters dash, 100 meters dash, 110 meter hurdles, 400 meter hurdles and discus. The 4x100 meter relay of Julian Pratt, Donovan Clement, Jah’mere Beasley and Nana... Read more →


Sports Heroes Who Served Jamel William Herring

Jamel William Herring, a former Marine, has held the World Boxing Organization junior lightweight title since May 2019 when he defeated Masayuki Ito. Herring, a southpaw, is currently ranked as the fourth-best, active junior lightweight in the world. Born in Rockville Centre, New York, on Oct. 30, 1985, Herring enlisted in the Marine Corps in October 2003. After training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, South Carolina, he was stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. He then served in Fallujah, Iraq, in 2005 and redeployed to Iraq in 2007 at al-Taqaddum. After his second Iraq tour, Herring returned... 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 →


NJ News Commons: MURPHY SAYS NURSING HOMES SHOULD PAY PRICE FOR COVID

MURPHY: NURSING HOMES SHOULD PAY PRICE FOR COVID On CBS, Gov. Phil Murphy spoke about concerns over his administration's work to slow or stop the spread of COVID-19 in nursing homes. Some blame sits with the facilities who failed to follow the health department's "explicit, black-and-white" instructions, Murphy said. While it's true that the state's policy asked long-term care facilities to not turn away COVID-positive residents, Murphy said the state told the facilities the residents must live in "their own wing, their own building" — and if that wasn't possible, operators were told to "come to us and we'll find... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

URI students named to the Fall 2020 Dean's List KINGSTON, RI (03/02/2021)-- The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce the Fall 2020 Dean's List. The students represent nearly all of Rhode Island's cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, and many other states and countries. The following students were named to Dean's List: Ryan Artis of Medford (08055) Mitchell Asante of Vineland (08361) Kaitlyn Bansky of Haddon Township (08108) Erica Bibeau of Pennsville (08070) Chris Bracchi of Berlin (08009) Sarah Callazzo of Atlantic City (08401) Natalie Chasten of Pilesgrove (08098) Cassandra Crompton... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Gabrielle Byrnes Makes Fall 2020 Dean's List at Adelphi University in New York GARDEN CITY, NY (03/03/2021)-- Gabrielle Byrnes of Voorhees, NJ, has been named to Adelphi University's fall 2020 Dean's List. Byrnes was among a select group of outstanding students recognized by Adelphi's deans of Arts and Sciences, Education and Health Science, Business, Nursing and Public Health, Social Work and Psychology for superior academic performance. The list comprises full-time students-registered for 12 or more credits-who have completed at least nine graded credits and achieved a GPA of 3.5 or above for the semester. This recognition becomes part of the... Read more →


CNB Medical News: Do People with Migraine Get Enough Exercise?

Two-and-a-Half Hours of Exercise a Week May Reduce Migraine Triggers by American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Newswise — MINNEAPOLIS – More than two-thirds of people with migraine do not get enough exercise, according to a preliminary study released today, February 23, 2021, that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 73rd Annual Meeting being held virtually April 17 to 22, 2021. The study found that people who do get a minimum of two-and-a-half hours of moderate to vigorous exercise a week had a reduced rate of migraine triggers like stress, depression and sleep problems. “Migraine is a disabling... Read more →


$1 Trillion Plus Federal COVID Relief Bill Could Allocate Billions for New Jersey

Gloucestercitynews.net graphics Love Your Money (The Center Square)(Feb. 16, 2021)-- – The federal government could allocate more than $9.4 billion to support local governments across New Jersey as part of the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Congress is considering. The Democrat-sponsored measure includes $350 billion in funding for state, local and territorial governments. Under the bill, 60% of the funds would go to state governments, while the remaining 40% would go to local governments. As it stands now, New Jersey would receive nearly $6.5 billion, while local governments across the Garden State would see more than $2.9 billion. “State and... Read more →


Bernadette "Bonnie" Brogan (nee Huntley) of Haddon Heights

Bernadette "Bonnie" Brogan (nee Huntley), on December 15, 2020, of Haddon Hts., formerly of Runnemede. Age 89. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Brogan. Loving mother of Joseph Brogan, Maryann Woods (Paul), Brian Brogan, and the late Bernadette Brogan. Devoted grandmother of 10 grandchildren and also survived by great grandchildren. Bonnie was a former telephone operator at Cooper Hospital, RCA and Bell Telephone. Bonnie was a member of Tavistock Country Club where she enjoyed playing Mahjong. Services are private at the convenience of the family. Donations may be made in Bonnie's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St.... Read more →


Is PA Becoming the Next NBA Star Factory?

(December 4, 2020)--Every year, some NBA contenders cannot wait to hear their names being called out on draft night as this enables them to start their professional basketball careers. With the level of preparation required to transit to a pro in the NBA, the fate of becoming a basketball legend has been tied closely to colleges (and many powerhouse programs) that have a proven record and long history of producing NBA stars. Such colleges serve as a point of attraction to individuals with the dream of pursuing a professional basketball career. The success colleges in Pennsylvania recorded in helping young... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Annoying Lost Time From Preventative Healthcare

By: Joe Ball, CNBNews Contributor I’m not into giving time to medically-related practitioners- -when I’m only a potential patient. Yes, I’m into giving time to medically-related practitioners- -when it benefits them- -as I have done Gloucestercitynews.net files for over 50 years by providing to them ways to gain new patients via the professional advertising and communications channels of my firm, American Advertising Services. (If interested, 484-562-0060.) But back to the topic of there personal thoughts: Lately, with my wife, Sandy’s constant pushing, reminding, pushing, encouraging- -and pushing, I’ve been seeing a growing number of health professionals. Here they are from... Read more →


Gloucester City Fall Clean-Up Day

Dawn Watson photo GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 3, 2020)--Each year on the first weekend of October Gloucester City holds its annual Clean-Up Day. Volunteers spread out throughout the city picking up trash and debris. The three young ladies pictured above were doing their part on Saturday, picking up trash around the Gloucester City Middle School, located on Market Street between 5th and 6th Streets. Related: RELATED: CNB Crime CNBNews Tips and Snippets CNBNews Point of View BREAKING NEWS published Gloucestercitynews.net | October 2 2020 Read more →


How to choose a certified professional photographer

(SEPTEMBER 16, 20202)--In modern times the photo industry continues to develop and becomes even more popular. New types of photography appear in connection with demand. You can capture culturally significant events, mentally stimulating scenes from all over the world. Lots of people need photo sessions for weddings, family portraits, school albums and different business purposes. Certainly, you can take photos on the phone or camera. However, it is difficult to achieve the desired results. Therefore, you may need a certified professional photographer who treats work responsibly and transmits true emotions in the picture. An expert makes the process of shooting... Read more →


NJ Youth will lose their YAP Services if Proposed Cuts by DCF are Accepted by Gov.

By TNA Editor THE NEIGHBORHOOD ADVOCATE- September 4, 2020September 4, 2020 With support from Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc., Kadin and Kameron are back home with their mom after a temprary resource foster home placement About four years ago, Robin, a then 39-year-old Atlantic County, NJ single mother of nine children, found herself overwhelmed. “I was in a domestic relationship with a man who sold drugs and brought a lot of drama into my home.” She said as a result, New Jersey Department of Children and Families (DCF) removed her children from the home. Two ended up in congregate placements.... Read more →


Officer Down: Corporal Bryant Searcy Killed by Inmate

Corporal Bryant Searcy Wayne County Sheriff's Office, Michigan End of Watch Wednesday, September 2, 2020 Corporal Bryant Searcy was killed when he was assaulted by an inmate at about 10:00 pm at Jail Division 2 at 525 Clinton Street in Detroit. He suffered severe injuries during the struggle with the inmate after he was attacked. He was transported to Detroit Receiving Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The inmate who attacked him remains in custody. Corporal Bryant had served with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office for 18 years and was assigned to Jail Division 2. He is survived by... Read more →


Students from NJ named to Alvernia University spring 2020 Dean's List

READING, PA (08/10/2020)-- The following local college students were among the over 850 students were named to Alvernia University's Dean's List for the spring 2020 semester. Sean Barnard of Southampton, NJ (08088) is studying Health Care Science at Alvernia University. Tyler Barrett of Mays Landing, NJ (08330) is studying Sport Management at Alvernia University. Sara Campbell of Mount Laurel, NJ (08054) is studying Athletic Training at Alvernia University. Samuel Corn of Bridgeton, NJ (08302) is studying Marketing at Alvernia University. Elizabeth Danovich of Sewell, NJ (08080) is studying Occupational Therapy at Alvernia University. Maria Figurelli of Mullica Hill, NJ (08062)... Read more →


Mega Millions Jackpot Now $62,000,000

TRENTON (July 1, 2020) – The Mega Millions drawing on Tuesday, June 30, drawing produced 16 players that matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Moreover, 22,910 other New Jersey players took home $92,450 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400. The winning numbers for Tuesday, June 30, drawing were: 9, 16, 29, 37 and 53. The Gold Mega Ball was 11, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 02. The next drawing will be held Friday, July 3, at 11:00 pm. All New Jersey Lottery Mega Millions tickets must be purchased before 10:45 pm to... Read more →


Final Vote Coming Today on State's $7.7 Billion Budget; The Plan Funds the State for 3 Months

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. JOHN REITMEYER | JUNE 29, 2020 Key Points to Watch in the Bill Lawmakers plan final votes Monday on a three-month spending plan needed after COVID-19 lockdown stalled state economy A nearly $8 billion “mini budget” that covers state operations for another three months is slated for final approval in both houses of the Legislature on Monday Gloucestercitynews.net files afternoon. Sponsored by majority Democrats, the spending legislation should have no... Read more →


Buy Instagram comments and other must-know tips for web designers to increase visibility

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 26, 2020)--There is a veritable sea of talent out there as far as web designers are concerned, with carefully crafted websites and domains. The competition is fierce out there, and to make it big. It would help if you thought outside the box, which is going to increase your visibility. The following post is about the tips you need as a designer, to integrate your passion with your social media to raise awareness and profile for your concern. A brief intro about the use of Instagram for business - Buy Instagram comments Instagram has slowly evolved into something more... Read more →


NJ Students Receive Degrees from Susquehanna University

SELINSGROVE, PA (06/16/2020)-- Susquehanna University conferred academic degrees on 497 students at the close of its 162nd academic year on May 13. The ceremony was broadcast to participants in a virtual format to ensure social distancing guidelines. "The final weeks of your time as Susquehanna students have been filled with extraordinary challenges and diverted expectations. Yet you prevailed in the face of global disruption." President Jonathan D. Green said in his message to the Class of 2020 and their families. "Your determination to stay the course is a hallmark of your resilience which will serve you well in your future... Read more →


Jonah Engler explains what good mindfulness meditation does for your health

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 15, 2020)--Living our lives from moment to moment with a calm mind to enjoy every moment brings immense happiness and enhances the joy of living. To achieve the state of mind that sharpens your senses so that you can hear, sense, and feel everything that is happening around you but with a measured aloofness without being judgmental, you must practice mindfulness meditation that enhances your overall wellbeing. The practice of meditation will purify your mind by filtering out unwanted thoughts that lead to stress and distracts you from enjoying the brighter side of life, says Jonah Engler. He takes... Read more →


The Ultimate Guide to Relocating

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 13, 2020)--Relocating to a new area offers several great benefits. It gives you the chance to explore a new town or city, seek out new job opportunities, make new friends, and create your ideal living environment. However, with so many options available, choosing a new location, and finding a new property can be a challenge! To help you have a successful move, here is the ultimate guide to relocating: Create a moving checklist Once you have purchased a new property, you will be given a date when you can move into your new home. Moving can be extremely stressful,... Read more →


Benefits of Choosing the Top Wall Mount Rack Cabinet for Your Electronics

(Gloucestercitynews.net)May 2, 2020)--People need rack cabinets for various reasons. Regardless of what this reason, there is a lot a rack cabinet can do for the average person. There are various types of rack cabinets. Some of them are wall mount rack cabinets, enclosed, desktop, open frame, etc. For the purpose of this article, we will focus on wall mount rack cabinets. A wall mount rack cabinet is a type of rack cabinet that gets attached to the wall. This is quite obvious from their name. When used, they make it possible for an individual to have access to their hardware... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: America awakes to a national emergency and a weekend at home

By Dan McCaleb | The Center Square A day after President Donald Trump issued an emergency declarationover the coronavirus pandemic, Americans woke up Saturday realizing life over the next several weeks will be very different. Schools are closed. Colleges and universities are turning to virtual education online. College students studying far from home are making travel plans to return home early. Sporting events are postponed or cancelled. Many workers are being asked to work from home. Grocery store shelves are empty. Churches are cancelling services. Many states have enacted bans on mass gatherings, including parades, concerts and other social events.... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: MURPHY: "FREE" (PUBLIC) COLLEGE IS ON THE TABLE AGAIN

Yesterday, Gov. Phil Murphy spoke about his plan to make college more affordable for students who enroll in one of New Jersey's public colleges and universities. The focus is four-year institutions, and there's 11 total, including Rutgers University and Rowan University. Under the plan outlined in his 2021 budget — which he delivered yesterday — families who earn under $65,000 per year would be able to send their teens to college for free. The plan would affect students who enroll next fall (2021) and later. (NorthJersey / NJ.com) TRUMP MOCKED SEA WALL. NOW THE PROJECT IS HALTED. In a move... Read more →


NJCU Over Rutgers-Camden

CAMDEN City, N.J. (Feb. 15, 2020) – The New Jersey City University men’s basketball team outscored Rutgers University-Camden, 51-28, in the second half to overcome a one-point halftime deficit and went on to defeat the Scarlet Raptors, 90-70, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Saturday afternoon. The contest served as Senior Day for four-year Scarlet Raptor letterman Isaac Destin, who closes out his stellar career Wednesday night when the Scarlet Raptors host Montclair State University at 8 p.m. NJCU, which entered the day locked in a three-way battle with Rowan and Montclair State to claim the final two... Read more →


Lech Wałęsa Speaks at Oakland University in Rochester Hills, Michigan

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Rochester, MI (Nov. 16, 2019)-- Former Nobel Peace Prize awardee and Republic of Poland president Lech Wałęsa was the keynote speaker at Oakland University last Friday, as the guest of the Varner Vitality Lecture Series. He made an earlier appearance at an intimate press conference that was sponsored by the Oakland University Division of Academic Affairs and the Polish-American Federal Credit Union. Wałęsa, who understands some English, was skillfully assisted by longtime interpreter and author Magdalena Iwinska. Wałęsa wore a black T-shirt that proclaimed in Polish, “Constitution Is Being Violated” (In Polish block letters, an... Read more →


Two Criminals Sentenced for Operation of Prostitution Ring Involving a Minor

TRENTON, N.J. (August 30, 2019)--– A Middlesex County, New Jersey, man and a Bronx, New York, man have been sentenced for their respective roles in a 2018 scheme in which a minor was advertised and provided for commercial sex acts, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. Aryeh Goodman, 37, of East Brunswick, New Jersey, was sentenced today to 18 months in prison. He previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson to an information charging him with interstate travel in aid of a racketeering enterprise. Richard Ortiz, 24, a/k/a “Ace,” of Bronx, New York, was sentenced Aug. 27,... Read more →


Home Country: Alphonse “Windy” Wilson Fired Up...Again

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 7, 2019)--You have to hand it to Windy. When Alphonse “Windy” Wilson chooses to speak, it is a bombastic sampling of creativity. Windy has yet to find a word he can’t make better through his own unique methods. Well, what got him fired up the other day was a meeting of the ladies of the garden club down at the nursery. Windy’s been helping Dewey with his manure business on the one day a week he spends helping others. Today wasn’t a helper day, but he couldn’t pass up the audience. They hadn’t gotten through... Read more →


Coast Guard Sunset Service at Cape May Training Center August 4

CAPE MAY, N.J. –(Gloucestercitynews.net)- U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host a Sunset Parade at the Training Center, Aug. 4 at 7:50 p.m., in honor of the Jersey Cape Military Spouses Club and local community organizations and to recognize the Coast Guard’s 229th birthday. The event is free and open to the public. The gates of the Training Center will open at 6 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to use this time for security screening, parking and seating. Guests should plan on being seated by 7:30 p.m. Sunset Parades are exciting and fun for the entire family;... Read more →


Statement of Former Senator Raymond J. Lesniak Regarding NJ's Tax Incentive Program

As the sponsor of New Jersey’s first tax incentive that transformed a contaminated garbage dump in Elizabeth into the Jersey Gardens Mall which has generated thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of revenue for Elizabeth and the State and has more visitors from out of state than any other location in New Jersey, I come not to bury tax incentives, but to praise them. I see that Governor Murphy’s Task Force has no person with an economical development or economic financial background, or a background in city planning or smart growth or the legislative process, upon which to assist... Read more →


Davis on Verge of Breaking Record but Oakland Wins Rivalry Game

By Raymond Rolak | CNB Sports Editor ROCHESTER--(Feb. 24, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)-- It was billed as a “Barn Burner,” the rivalry game between Detroit Mercy and Oakland University. The O’Rena was packed and it was standing room only. The 40-plus member Golden Grizzlies pep band for athletics had the record crowd charged-up and rocking. Before the game, Oakland coach, Greg Kampe crossed the court and shook hands with longtime supporter and alumnus, Ken McCarter. The color guard from the Rochester Police Department looked sharp and well-ordered, while Chiara Clayton nailed the national anthem. All the while, public address announcer Kevin Beers kept... Read more →


Self Defense for College Students-2019 Guide To Campus Protection

(CNBNewsnet)(December 14, 2018)--Many college students and institutions are aware of the importance of personal safety and self-defense, but not everyone knows the best ways to defend yourself. From keeping yourself prepared when out alone to knowing how to defend yourself and what to use, these rules will help in any campus. Don’t just arm yourself with a knife or stun gun, learn how to use them and how to avoid getting into a situation where they are needed. If you or a loved one are heading off to college, keep in mind these simple rules. 1.Keep off your phone The... Read more →


MLB Winter Baseball Meetings Continue in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Resort

Mandalay Bay Resort By Raymond Rolak CNBNews Sports Editor LAS VEGAS (December 11, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)-- A big question at the 2018 Baseball Winter Meetings being held at the Mandalay Bay Resort is if native son Bryce Harper will be making an appearance with his wife, Kayla. He is expected to be the biggest free agent signing in history. His agent, Scott Boras has been seen wandering the corridors of the convention and meeting spaces. All the major league execs are in town to make a blockbuster trade and finalize their spring training rosters. It's the first time the meetings have been... Read more →


The effective, long term fix for the dysfunctional mess that is Washington, DC

Federal waste usually takes the form of a $1 million federal research grant or a $10,000 office chair. But this is a whole different ball game. NPR reported last week that the Pentagon and the Department of Veterans Affairs have wasted $1 billion taxpayer dollars. But that money wasn’t used developing a new missile system or building a new hospital. No, the feds burned $1 billion on a totally failed effort to integrate medical records between the two departments. But it doesn’t stop there. Rather than abandon the project, they’re doubling down. Now they plan to spend $1 billion per... Read more →


NJ MAY MAKE IT TOUGHER FOR KIDS TO SKIP VACCINES FOR RELIGIOUS REASONS

A bill being considered in the state Assembly would force New Jersey parents to explain exactly how required vaccinations for their children interfere with their religion, NJ.com reports. Under current law, parents can opt-out of required vaccines simply by writing a letter that says the drugs "interfere with the free exercise" of their religious rights. MONMOUTH PARK IN LIMBO AS SCOTUS AGAIN DELAYS SPORTS BETTING OPINION After a seven-year legal battle with New Jersey, Monmouth Park has to wait even longer now in its fight to legalize sports betting at racetracks and casinos in the state after the U.S. Supreme... Read more →


EMU Wins in the First Round of the CIT Tourney

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNewsnet YPSILANTI-- The Eastern Michigan University Men’s basketball team took a giant step to salvage the 2017-18 season by posting a resounding 85-63 victory over Niagara in the CollegeInsider.com postseason tourney. It is a nice consolation prize after the tough 64-63 last second loss to Toledo in the semi-final at the Mid-American Conference Championship in Cleveland. It is not the NCAA Tournament or even the NIT but EMU could go far in the CIT. Before a sparse crowd, redshirt junior Elijah Minnie had a career-high 29 points. Junior James Thompson IV tallied 20 points and pulled... Read more →


Brooklawn Fall Festival Saturday, October 21

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NJAC Weekly Award Winners: October 8

PITMAN --- The New Jersey Athletic Conference has announced its sixth weekly award winners of the 2017 season in men's and women's soccer, field hockey, volleyball, men's and women's cross country, and women's tennis. The honors cover performances for the week ending October 8. MEN'S SOCCER Offensive Player of the Week: Shane Doherty, Rowan Defensive Player of the Week: Ryan Sprague, Ramapo Rookie of the Week: Chaz Burnett, Montclair State WOMEN'S SOCCER Offensive Player of the Week: Marisa Adelman, William Paterson Defensive Player of the Week: Kelly Wieczerzak, TCNJ Rookie of the Week: Phoebe Bledsoe, Montclair State FIELD HOCKEY Offensive... Read more →


Budget Deal Reached; State parks, beaches to reopen on Independence Day

TRENTON -- Gov. Chris Christie's administration announced late Monday night state parks and beaches will open in time for the Fourth of July holiday, as a budget impasse draws to a close. The new order applies to state parks, forests, historic sites and recreation areas, according to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. Minutes earlier,… Read more →


Interactive Map: A Statewide View of What School Districts Spend Per Pupil

To find different districts, use the layer selector at top to choose elementary, K-12 or regional high school districts, or charter schools and countywide districts. You can also use the search box, but make sure to include NJ after the name to ensure you get to the right district. Hover over a district or click on… Related articles Top changes for agency that took over New Orleans schools IXL Spring Learning Showdown 2017: Leaderboard Update #1 SBOE's Mercer: Legislators, Beware False Information About Charter Schools & Texas Education - Texas Insider 5 things you should know about Christie's education reform... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS:

Could it be the End for Atlantic City casinos?

related : CNB Business News (CNBNewsnet)September 19, 2016--The upcoming referendum in New Jersey which could see the entry of Las Vegas-style gambling may prompt the closure of up to five Atlantic City casinos. If the legislation is passed, it will likely encourage the opening of new casinos further upstate. The loss of this essential business will harm Atlantic City establishment, according to the CEO of one of the major AC casinos. Resorts Casino Hotel recently commissioned a study to assess the damage which will be done to their establishment, should the legislation come to pass. Resorts is one of the... Read more →


BOXING TOP FIGHTS OF 2015: Vargas vs. Miura is FIGHT OF THE YEAR

SAN DIEGO, January 1, 2016 – The past 12 months in boxing brought fans a "Fight of the Century" which simply couldn't live up to expectations. But when the noise died down from Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, there were plenty of terrific fights and impressive performances worth remembering and calling out as we look back on the… Read more →