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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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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 →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: EVER SINCE THE GREAT RECESSION, ZOMBIE HOUSE HAVE HAUNTED NJ

August 19, 2015 EVER SINCE THE GREAT RECESSION, ZOMBIE HOUSES HAVE HAUNTED NEW JERSEY Despite some moderate improvements in the US housing market since the crash of 2008, some parts of the country are still haunted by zombie houses – homes that have been abandoned by their former owners but are still going through the foreclosure process. NPR says no state has more zombie houses per capita than New Jersey and that number is increasing, even while the national rate decreases. CHRISTIE CALLS FOR DEFUNDING... Read more →


NJDEP Division of Fish & Wildlife - Public Asked to Be Alert for EHD in Deer

Dark colors on the map indicate counties where EHD was confirmed by virus isolation. Light colors indicate counties where there were suspected cases that were not confirmed. Blue indicates infections cause by EHD serotype 1 virus and red indicates infections by EHD serotype 2 virus. August 14, 2015 The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife is asking those who are out in the fields and woods of New Jersey at this time of year to be alert for deer that may be affected by Epizootic... Read more →


NJ News Commons: OH, WHAT A TANGLED WEB WE WEAVE | CNBNews.net

June 8, 2015 More big news out of the Bridgegate investigation. David Wildstein, former Port Authority official and mastermind of the GWB lane closings, gave a statement in a separate civil case that gives us a fresh insider look into the tangled web of New Jersey's political corruption – and places Governor Christie square in the center. The New York Times story reports Wildstein's claim that Christie revealed information about a grand jury proceeding he had overseen, an allegation which, if true, would be a... Read more →


College baseball: Costly Errors Hurt Raptors

Baseball earns split at New Jersey City University Joe Brooks...career hits 100 and 101 in nightcap 4/18/2015 10:19:00 PM | Box Score 2 JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Junior third baseman Brett Tenuto (Audubon, NJ/Gloucester Catholic) went 4-for-5 to lead an 18-hit attack as the Rutgers University-Camden baseball team won the second game of a doubleheader over New Jersey City University, 15-5, to salvage a split in New Jersey Athletic Conference action Saturday. The Scarlet Raptors made seven errors in the opener, including three in the... Read more →


CNB Crime: NJ University Theater Department Manager Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $88,000

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that the former production manager for the Music, Dance and Theater Department at New Jersey City University pleaded guilty today to embezzling $87,587 in box office receipts from university performances. Kathleen Peet, 37, of Rochelle Park (formerly Kathleen Sarmiento), pleaded guilty today to a charge of second-degree theft by unlawful taking before Superior Court Judge Mitzy Galis-Menendez in Hudson County. In pleading guilty, Peet admitted that she stole a total of $87,857 from 2004 through 2013,... Read more →


NJ News Commons: WHO'S BACK?

Monday, November 24, 2014 WHO'S BACK? CHRISTIE, OF COURSE My oh my, the man does enjoy his life, and lap band surgery hasn't diminished his appetite for nachos either. Chris Christie was the lead of The New York Times Magazineagain this weekend. The cover art shows him holding a nervous baby in one hand, and taking a selfie with the other. The Mark Liebovich story that it illustrates is like an extended YouTube video, showing the guv in scene after scene of self-congratulation and high... Read more →


Shaquille O'Neal and Others to Speak at New Jersey City University

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of celebration of the 350 th anniversary of the founding of New Jersey, New Jersey City University (NJCU) is launching a lecture series that will bring some of the world's most renowned individuals to Jersey City. Drawing on the NJ350 themes of Liberty, Innovation and Diversity, the NJCU President's Speaker Series will present Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin, acclaimed physicist and best-selling author Dr. Michio Kaku, and basketball legend Shaquille O'Neal during this academic... Read more →


CRIME: DEVELOPER OF THREE TRENTON AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECTS PLEADS GUILTY

TRENTON, N.J. – The developer of three Trenton affordable housing projects admitted today that he made false statements to a financial institution to divert project money for personal and other unauthorized purposes, and to conducting a transaction with the proceeds of this crime, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Robert Kahan, 68, of Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Peter G. Sheridan in Trenton federal court to two counts of an indictment charging him with making false statements in a loan... Read more →


CNBNEWS TIPS AND SNIPPETS: Brooklawn & Audubon Residents Irate! Next Door Neighbor

UPDATED JULY 18, 2014 at 4:37 PM BY William E. Cleary Sr. RESIDENTS OUTRAGED!--A mistake by Robert Delengowski, the Brooklawn School District Business Administrator, increased residents taxes in the borough by several hundred dollars. According to Ryan Giles, Brooklawn Borough Clerk, taxes on the average borough home assessed at $137,000 rose by $312. Giles said the school tax increase on the budget was 81 percent while the municipal tax increased by 18 percent. “There was no increase in the county tax this year,” said Giles... Read more →


Another Disgraced Politician Off to Prison: Ex-Trenton Mayor Tony Mack Sentenced

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack sentenced to four years 10 months in prison (via NJ.com) TRENTON – Former Trenton Mayor Tony Mack was sentenced to nearly 5 years in federal prison today for corruption during his tumultuous times as mayor of New Jersey's capital city. Mack, who was elected in 2010, was convicted in February on six counts… Read more →


Sweeney, Norcross and Burzichelli Travel 5000 Miles to Visit Israel

Michelle Caffrey / South Jersey Times March 2, 2014 at 16:30:46 EST A handful of South Jersey legislators have kept a particularly busy schedule the last few days, touring important sites, meeting with community leaders and breaking bread with men and women in the armed services. It’s all taking place more than 5,000 miles from their hometowns, however, as members of a legislative mission to Israel, including State Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-3 ofWest Deptford), Sen. Donald Norcross (D-5 ofCamden) and Assemblyman John Burzichelli (D-3... Read more →


Newark double shooting marks city's 9th homicide in 9 days

James Queally/The Star-Ledger September 4, 2013 12:27:12 AM EDT The scene of a double shooting in Newark that left one woman dead and another man injured on Tuesday night. The killing marked the city's ninth homicide in as many days.James Queally/The Star-Ledger NEWARK — A woman was killed and another man injured in a double shooting near a playground in Newark’s South Ward Tuesday night, marking the city’s ninth homicide in as many days, prosecutors and neighbors said. The woman, whose identity was withheld, was... Read more →


Our thin-skinned governor: Editorial

Star-Ledger Editorial Board September 4, 2013 1:29:20 PM EDT Gov. Chris Christie spent $2 million extra for a publicity campaign that promised to make him the star of TV commercials promoting the Shore. Ed Murray/The Star-Ledger In a daring political stroke, Gov. Chris Christie is making a strategic pitch to capture the obese vote in New Jersey. The strategy is designed to make fat people mad at state Sen. Barbara Buono by claiming that she poked fun at the governor’s weight. “For me and for... Read more →


CNBNEWS COLLEGE SPORTS REPORT FOR GAMES PLAYED FRIDAY

SAINT JOSEPH’S MEN’S SOCCER BATTLES TO 1-1 DRAW WITH LOYOLA (MD.) Alex Critzos Nets Goal for Hawks; Andrew D’Ottavi Posts Solid Outing in Goal Aug. 30, 2013 PHILADELPHIA - The Saint Joseph's men's soccer team battled to a 1-1 double-overtime draw against Loyola (Md.) on Friday evening on Sweeney Field. Junior forward Alex Critzos (Annapolis, Md./Archbishop Spalding) tallied the Hawks' goal. SJU is now 0-0-1 on the season. Critzos jumped on one of his first scoring opportunities of the game as he regainied possession of... Read more →