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Emma Mueller, of Moorestown Named Centennial Conference Golfer of the Week

Muhlenberg College Junior Emma Mueller ALLENTOWN, PA (04/26/2021)-- Emma Mueller '22 of Moorestown(08057) was named Centennial Conference women's golf athlete of the week. Mueller shot a 93 to win the Gettysburg Spring Invitational for her first career tournament title. She finished one stroke ahead of the runner-up in a tournament whose other competitors were all from Centennial Conference teams. Mueller's current career stroke average of 93.8 ranks fourth in program history among golfers who played more than one season. Learn more on the Muhlenberg Athletics website. Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg is a highly selective, private, four-year residential, liberal arts college located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, approximately 90 miles west of New York City. With an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 2,200 students, Muhlenberg College is dedicated to... Read more →

Meth Ring Busted in Utah, 23 Defendants Arrested, Many are Mexican Nationals

ICE ERO officers assist in sweeping federal drug and gang case 17 firearms and 41 pounds of meth seized during the operation SALT LAKE CITY — A joint FBI and DEA federal narcotics investigation has resulted in the conviction of 23 federal defendants in Utah, taking out a large-scale methamphetamine distribution organization in Salt Lake County run by members of eight street gangs and supplied by a Mexican drug cartel. The sentence was announced by U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Utah, the FBI and the DEA. Throughout the course of the complex multi-year investigation, agents from the FBI, DEA, and multiple federal, state and local law enforcement agencies worked together using advanced court authorized investigative techniques and undercover purchases to determine that 24 defendants (including... Read more →

The Transformation Of SIMs And How It’s Making The Lives Of Business Owners Easier

What we have today is the result of a series of transformations made possible through technology. And if you look far back enough, you’ll be able to see the tech evolution for everything that exists today. And there's one step in the transformation of phone numbers that has largely gone unnoticed until now: the IP phone number. With this tech, business owners became more empowered as it made it easier for them to manage both life and work. That’s why a lot of them get a virtual number for themselves! If you’re interested in harnessing the power of this tech, read on to find out more about it. Internet phone numbers and how they work Want to buy virtual phone numbers? You’ll be surprised with... Read more →

Judicial Watch: Will They Wiretap You? Adam Schiff’s Secret Subpoenas

They do whatever they want, take whatever documents they want from you … maybe they can start wiretapping you, who knows?” As Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton discussed Friday, Judicial Watch is fighting to overturn a recent court ruling which alleges the House of Representatives enjoys “absolute immunity from inquiries about the subpoenas” they ordered on Rudy Giuliani, Rep. Devin Nunes, and a number of other prominent conservatives. As Fitton explained, Rep. Adam Schiff committed “a radical abuse of the impeachment power [when] he issued secret subpoenas.” The attorney representing Rep. Schiff, who Fitton argues obtained the records by trampling on the Fourth Amendment rights of several U.S. citizens, recently argued that the court cannot be given the subpoenas due to possible privacy rights infringements.... Read more →

American Legion to Shelby, N.C.: Lets' ‘Play Ball!’

The American Legion Apr 26, 2021 (Photo by Ryan Young) American Legion National Commander James W. “Bill” Oxford announced that The American Legion World Series will be played in Shelby, N.C., Aug. 12-17. The eight-team championship tournament is returning after the premier baseball event was canceled in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. “As a former baseball coach, I am extremely excited about the return of this fantastic event,” Oxford said. “With the availability of vaccines and additional data showing that young people participating in outdoor activities represent a low risk for spread of the virus, we feel that we can conduct a safe world series. This is a very different environment than what we faced last year. Many of us eagerly await the umpire’s... Read more →

Chef Rene Johnson is a One Woman Healthy Soul Food Revolution

press release Chef Rene Johnson’s healthier, vegan spin on famous soul food staples has seduced some of the world’s biggest dignitaries, and it all started in her grandmother’s kitchen. From Vice President Kamala Harris and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to author and activist Dr. Cornel West, actor Danny Glover, Congresswoman Barbera Lee and California Governor Gavin Newsom; Chef Rene Johnson’s signature healthy southern-inspired comfort foods have fed guests at countless exclusive soirees from Washington to Hollywood. Describing her acumen for whipping up addictive soul food dishes for satisfied A-list crowds, Chef Rene Johnson shares, “My grandmother was amazing in the kitchen, and she always cooked everything fresh and from scratch. Her peach cobbler had fresh peaches right off our trees. Her blackberry jams... Read more →

OPINION: Tuesday, BPU to Vote on Nuclear Subsidies

NJ Sierra Club Opinion Tomorrow, the NJ Board of Public Utilities will vote on Dockets ER20080557, ER20080558, and ER20080559 - In the Matter of the Application of PSEG Nuclear, LLC and Exelon Generation Company, LLC for the Zero Emission Certificate Program. If approved, these dockets would award the Hope Creek, Salem Unit 1, and Sale Unit 2 nuclear units Zero Emission Certificates (ZECs) for the 2nd eligibility period from June 2022 - May 2025. “PSEG is back for another round of $300 million subsidies. This will be the third year in a row. These subsidies aren’t needed and they take money away from important programs like offshore wind, solar, and energy efficiency. These subsidies are more about greed and not need. There hasn’t been a... 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 to Camp Lejeune, where he was on the all Marine Corps boxing team. 01:32 Video Player In 2010, Herring won a silver medal in the... Read more →

Learn Exactly What is Vape shop and How do E-Products work of Vape Shop

Vape Shop: The vape shop is established by the Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS) that can engage with a wide variety of products and activities. A vape shop is a retail outlet that sells electronic cigarettes also Online vape shops are available. A vape shop offers a large number of products for e-cigarette. Vape shops sell numerous types of vape products like ENDS devices, ENDS replacements, ENDS pre-mixed e-liquids, ENDS hardware, products related to ENDS. They also sell tobacco products and tobacco-related products. Most vape shops do not sell "big tobacco" e-cigarette products. In 2013, searches in vape shops by online search engines surpassed the search of e-cigarettes. In vape shops, there will be one-third of the sales of e-cigarette products. The independent e-cigarette market... Read more →

Napoleon’s 200-year-old US link to be highlighted in New Jersey museum

Napoleon at Wagram by Joseph Chabord. © Wikimedia The move follows the purchase of the estate, which now consists of buried bricks, an old bridge, and a gardener’s cottage on 200 acres, by the City of Bordentown and preservation nonprofit D&R Greenway Land Trust for $4.6 million (€4 million) in the state of New Jersey. Joseph Bonaparte and Point Breeze According to NJ.com, the museum could open as early as this autumn. The site’s new caretakers hope to install audio tours and historic signage throughout the area. The estate most recently served as a home for the Catholic group Divine Word Missionaries. The original Point Breeze included sculpture gardens, coach trails, brick bridges, stables, and a lake Bonaparte made by damming a nearby creek. “There’s... Read more →

NJ Lottery Anonymous Prize Information

TRENTON (April 21, 2021) – The New Jersey Lottery today presents all prizes over $1 million that have been claimed anonymously between January 1, 2021 and March 31, 2021. Players who win $599.99 or less from the New Jersey Lottery can claim their prize at any of the Lottery’s nearly 7,000 retailers and be paid immediately in cash. Players who win $600.00 or more must file a claim with the Lottery. Each month, the New Jersey Lottery receives approximately 4,000 claims. Transparency and integrity are vitally important to the NJ Lottery. In the interest of maintaining that transparency, here are the prizes of $1,000,000 or more claimed by anonymous players in the first quarter of 2021. DRAW GAMES: GAME DRAW DATE CLAIM DATE AMOUNT WON... Read more →

Looking for a Fun Time? Try New Jersey Food Tour Trail

NEW JERSEY, USA — Looking for something fun to do when the weather turns warm again? Plus, when restaurants are able to safely open back up, you may be itching to get out and become a foodie! So, look no further than the New Jersey Food Tour Trail: your go-to interactive and guided experience involving fun food and drinks throughout the state. The New Jersey Food Tour Trail is a collaboration of food tours that operate in various regions throughout the state. The joining of tours was developed for tourists to create their own trail in an effort to “eat their way” throughout New Jersey. The New Jersey Food Tour Trail hopes tourists, even in their own backyards, get the chance to learn and explore... Read more →

100 Days, 3,000-plus Miles

– 78-year-old Guinness World Records Distance Runner to Run from Los Angeles to Washington DC The Amazing Friendship Run Uniting America with Hope, Health and Friendship, Launches on May 7 Los Angeles – Uniting America with hope, health and friendship, The Amazing Friendship Run with world-renowned ultra-long-distance runner, Stan Cottrell, is an unparalleled sporting initiative featuring the incredible endurance of one man on a mission to impart positivity, connect communities and encourage greatness in today’s rapidly changing world. Cottrell is on a life-long mission to inspire and lead by example. Cottrell set a Guinness World Record for running across the United States in just 48 days. He has run across Europe in 80 days and ran 2,152 miles in 53 days across China where foreigners... Read more →

What Is the Best Online Casino: A Fascinating Online Experience

Are you a gambling person? Do you enjoy playing games? Playing casino games is a very exciting experience. But what if we say that there is an online space where you can play casino games online Casino-Alpha easily? Now you can play online and win real quick. You should stop looking for the best online casino because you have already found it. This is the best mobile way to join a new world of online games. Let’s see what you can get by playing slots on the website. Play Casino Games Online and Win Your Money It is such a new experience to play slot games online. These days, the popularity of online services is on the rise. We can hardly visit real casinos as... Read more →

Growing Up Gloucester Without Internet, Computers, Television or Cell Phones

UPDATED with new information below the original article William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews The "Rough & Ready" guys are (bottom) from left, Jungle Murphy, Pete Coppola, Bob Grub, Beaver, Butch Shaffer (circle), Jake Burkardt, Bill "Wiby" Yeager, Frank "Reds" Grandizio, Jim Clements, Stanley Schellcroft. (photo provided) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--(April 26, 2021)--The other day we had a surprise visit from our long-time friend Howard Butch Shaffer. Butch has been living in South Carolina for some time but he was born and raised in Gloucester City. Invariably we got talking about our memories of Gloucester back in the day without the internet, computers, televisions, cell phones, and not many cars. Peyton, Bill Cleary, and Butch Shaffer As he reminisced the 81- year-old Shaffer painted a picture... Read more →

Where to Post Bad Review Online Casino and Why You Should Do It

Playing an online casino is always interesting and captivating. It’s a perfect way to have a good time and even to win some extra money or superb prizes. Yet, sometimes it happens that your high expectations are not justified. Slots are boring and extra simple. Video games feature awful graphics and sound effects. Moreover, one of the common problems many gamblers face is an extra-long withdrawal period. There are a lot of reasons for complaints. Yet, many gamblers make serious mistakes. They do not talk about their bad experience. Yet, WinCasinosReview.com is a perfect place to post bad online casino reviews to warn other users. It’s the best way to make gambling as captivating and successful as possible. There are several reasons why WinCasinosReview.com is... Read more →

*Jim E. Ferry Sr. Foundation Golf Outing, Westwood Golf Club; Proceeds Benefit K-9 Unit

The annual Jim E. Ferry Sr., Foundation Golf Outing will be held on June 7 at the Westwood Golf Club in Woodbury. Proceeds from the event will go to the Gloucester City Police K-9 unit. Click the image below to read the details. Read more →

THE AMERICAN LEGION: Riders chapter not monkeying around

The American Legion Apr 22, 2021 On April 10, a group of Riders set out for a 100-mile ride in support of The American Legion’s second annual 100 Miles for Hope. The fundraiser encourages regular activities to promote fitness and mental well-being while raising donations for the Veterans & Children Foundation. “We’re looking forward to a good ride like we did last year,” said Michael “Monkey” Killian, a member of Chapter 832, whose bike was adorned with a toy monkey, George, sporting last year’s 100 Miles for Hope tech shirt. “We enjoy supporting The American Legion and its goals. We’re raising awareness about what The American Legion is and showing that there are veterans out here supporting veterans causes.” The V&CF has delivered more than... Read more →

Attention Delaware Residents: Open Burning of Brush and Limbs Allowed Through April 30

Open Burning Ban – Also Known As Ozone Season – Runs May 1-Sept. 30 The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds residents that open burning of materials such as tree limbs, brush and branches is allowed until May 1 – when the state’s annual open burning ban takes effect through Sept. 30. But DNREC further reminds the public that it is against the law at all times to burn materials considered toxic or hazardous. “We want to reinforce the environmental message that while residential open burning is allowed until the end of April, there are constraints on what can be burned, how much can be burned at a time, and at what time of day these materials can be burned,” said DNREC... Read more →

Letter to the Editor: Please Support the Fox Chase Cancer Center

You know that your support of Fox Chase Cancer Center helps make the comprehensive cancer care we offer here possible. Your generosity gives us the resources we need to implement the most innovative and effective treatments possible. And in the case of Nick Pifani, having access to every possible resource at Fox Chase saved his life. Nick is a husband, a father of two, and a marathon runner who’s even completed a half Ironman. But a few years ago, he had pain in his stomach and back that was so intense it kept him awake for days. At the ER, they discovered he had a large, cancerous mass on his pancreas touching his arteries and veins—meaning it was inoperable. As his doctor, I had to... Read more →

VIDEO: Mom Tells Georgia School Board No More Face Masks for Youngsters

A Georgia mom is going viral after she grilled school board members for making young children wear masks and socially distance despite there being little evidence that kids are severely at risk of contracting COVID-19. Subscribe to stay updated with Latest News: https://bit.ly/3sE0xsM​ Read more →

*Gloucester City's Semi-Annual Hydrant/Main Flushing April 19-May 1 from 11 PM to 7 AM

The Gloucester City Water Department will be conducting its semi-annual Hydrant/Main Flushing starting the week of April 19 through May 1, 2021, from 11 PM to 7 AM source Gloucester City Utility Department Read more →

Philadelphia CBP Discovers Over ONE lb of Ecstasy in 3 International Parcels

CBP officers seized 565 grams of ecstasy tablets. PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Philadelphia discovered more than one pound of ecstasy in three international parcels on April 10. CBP officers discovered the pills in three shipments that arrived from separate addresses in The Netherlands. A field test of the pills proved positive for the properties of 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphatemine (MDMA), commonly known as ecstasy or molly. The three shipments weighed a combined 565.2 grams or one pound, four ounces. The shipments were destined to addresses in Crawford and Chester Counties in Pennsylvania and to Hillsborough County, Florida. CBP officers seized the ecstasy. Investigations continue. “Customs and Border Protection officers remain steadfast in our commitment to intercepting illicit and dangerous drugs that are shipped... Read more →

Looking for a Loving Home: Xena, Female Siberian Husky/Mixed

Adult Female Siberian Husky / Mixed Meet Xena! An owner surrender, Xena is looking for her loving, forever home. She knows to sit, paw, and is great on a leash. Please no homes with small animals or cats. Interested in adopting Xena? Visit www.huskyhouse.org today to fill out an application. Up to date with vaccinations Not good with cats! Available 04/12/2021 Birth Date 04/14/2015 (may not be exact) Fill out an Application Stay updated © Husky House Inc. All Rights Reserved 2015 Find us here 391 Route 34 Matawan, New Jersey hh.applicationreviewboard@gmail.com Read more →

New Jersey Sierra Club Opposes Colliers Mills Land Swap

The New Jersey Sierra Club has submitted comments to the NJ Department of Environmental Protection Agency opposing the agency’s proposed land swap with the Central Jersey Rifle and Pistol Club (attached). The proposal is to transfer approximately 43.05 acres of land that the DEP owns in Jackson Township exchange for approximately 86.8 acres of land owned by the Club in Upper Freehold Township. “This is a bad deal for New Jersey and open space. The state is giving away to the Central Jersey Rifle Club that they have already polluted in exchange for a less valuable property. The gun club has already polluted this land, and now they want to take ownership so that they don’t have to be responsible for cleaning it up. What’s... Read more →

College Baseball: Ryan Murphy Hits Two Home Runs to Lead Rowan Over TCNJ

EWING, NJ - Ryan Murphy (Reading, PA/Wilson) hit two home runs, including a grand slam, and Jared Marks drove in the go-ahead runs, to lead #17 Rowan to a 10-5 come-from-behind win at TCNJ in NJAC action today as the Profs improve to 13-3 and 11-1 in the conference. Murphy went 3-for-5 at the plate with five RBI and two runs scored, and now has a team-high six homers on the season. Rowan had to rally from a 5-1 deficit in the contest as TCNJ (5-12; 4-8) built up that advantage after three innings. The Profs started the comeback in the fourth as Murphy hit a solo homer and scored another in the fifth when Ryan McIsaac tripled to bring in Jared Marks, who had... Read more →

Vineland Teen Named as Finalists

in Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s Statewide Drug Prevention Music Competition Millburn, NJ — A local teen has earned recognition for her original substance use prevention song created for the Your Song! Your Voice! Shout Down Drugs New Jersey high school music competition, sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ), 95.9 WRAT and the New Jersey Broadcasters Association. The music competition’s virtual Prevention Concert will be held as an audio show on the Shout Down Drugs website (www.ShoutDownDrugs.com ) on May 7th at 5:30 p.m.’ and the winners to be announced live on air on 95.9 WRAT immediately following concert. Moesharlynn Torto of Vineland High School South is a finalist in the statewide program, which challenges high school students to create... Read more →

Toms River Teens Named as Finalists in Partnership for a

Drug-Free New Jersey’s Statewide Drug Prevention Music Competition Millburn, NJ — Two local teens have earned recognition for her original substance use prevention song created for the Your Song! Your Voice! Shout Down Drugs New Jersey high school music competition, sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ), 95.9 WRAT and the New Jersey Broadcasters Association. The music competition’s virtual Prevention Concert will be held as an audio show on the Shout Down Drugs website (www.ShoutDownDrugs.com ) on May 7th at 5:30 p.m.’ and the winners to be announced live on air on 95.9 WRAT immediately following concert. Sohia Regenye and Angelina Amato of Toms River High School North are finalists in the statewide program, which challenges high school students to create original... Read more →

How Much Did Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Other States Spend on Gambling

Samuel Stebbins, 24/7 Wall St. via The Center Square The 465 commercial casinos operating in the United States at the end of 2019 reported a combined revenue of $43.6 billion -- an all-time high. Gambling in the United States is by no means limited to casinos, either. All but six states had lottery games in 2019, and lottery ticket sales totalled $81.6 billion that year. Between both lotteries and commercial casinos, Americans and tourists spent $125.2 billion on gambling in 2019 -- or about $491 for every adult in the country. Of course, gambling laws, which can restrict gambling opportunities, vary by state, as does interest in gambling. And residents of some states spend far more on lottery tickets and at casinos than others. There... Read more →

New Members Inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, LA (04/23/2021)-- 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. Andrea Santiago of Beverly (08010) at Kean University John Raue of Chesterfield (08515) at Kean University Morgan LePore of Mount Laurel (08054) at Kean University Alexis Lang of Voorhees (08043) at Kean University Kathleen Miller of Haddon Heights (08035) at Marymount University Kayla Barnes of Lumberton (08048) at Marymount University Tia Mayo of Woodbury (08096) at Duquesne 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... Read more →

WEEKLY WASTEBASKET: EARTH DAY Posting Positive Possibilities on

Climate Real solutions for the climate and taxpayers Happy Earth Day! In our last Wastebasket, we delved into how past U.S. policy missteps have failed to achieve climate results – while wasting taxpayer dollars to boot. Ever the budget (and policy) optimists, this week we turn to positing positive possibilities. In preparation for President Biden’s 40-nation Climate Summit beginning today, we have five recommendations on how Washington can steer climate policy in the right direction. Because climate change is real, it’s costly, and it’s solvable. For upcoming budget, infrastructure, climate, and other discussions to achieve real, long-term results, taxpayers must be in the driver’s seat. But first, we should give this Congress and the president two thumbs up. From day one, they’ve acknowledged that a... Read more →

Cincinnati CBP Seizes 106 Pounds of Illegal Ketamine

Release Date: April 20, 2021 CINCINNATI—Since April 1, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati have seized ten shipments containing a total of over 106 pounds of smuggled ketamine. The shipments were coming from locations throughout Europe and Africa and were destined to addresses across the United States. During routine inspections, officers decided to take a closer look at multiple shipments containing décor, clothing, spices, and protein powder, among other articles. After testing bottles of nutritional supplements, unknown liquids, and bath salts with a handheld chemical analyzer, officers discovered liquid or powder ketamine in all of the products. The cumulative value of the ketamine was $704,270. Like many anesthetics, ketamine has legitimate medical uses, but can be abused for its hallucinogenic and sedating... Read more →

Sunday Mass for Persons with Disabilities

Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez will be the principal celebrant and homilist at the annual Archdiocesan Mass for Persons with Disabilities. It is offered for the intention of persons with disabilities, the deaf community, their families, friends, and caregivers. Sunday, April 25, 2021 3:00 p.m. Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul 18th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103 This celebration of the Eucharist seeks to embody the words of Pope Francis, “I pray that each person may feel God’s paternal gaze which affirms their full dignity and the unconditional value of their life.” Saint Christopher Parish Schola will be present to provide the liturgical music. At the conclusion of Mass, Archbishop Pérez will present the One Body in Christ Award to three individuals... Read more →

CNB Fishing News: Cool Temps Impacting Maryland Fishing

by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist April 21, 2021 Joshua A. Campbell was fishing near the Conowingo Dam when he caught this whopper of a northern snakehead. Photo courtesy of Joshua A. Campbell There are a lot of exciting fishing opportunities in Maryland right now — the trout stocking crews are busy stocking trout in the put and take areas, hickory shad runs are underway, and warming waters have many fish species active. A reminder to anglers that all fishing for striped bass, including catch-and-release, is prohibited in the Chesapeake Bay or any of its tidal rivers — except the main stem of the Potomac River — for the month of April. The main stem of the bay will open to... Read more →

New Jersey news in Brief for Friday, April 23;

Quick Hits: Bill would allow burned-out police and firefighters to retire early Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law A-2562/S-1017, a bill that would allow police and firefighters with 20 years of experience and facing burnout from service amid the pandemic to retire. The benefit was previously only extended to police and firefighters at least 55 years old and with 20 years of experience. “This past year, we have asked our first responders to step up like never before as the coronavirus took more than 25,000 lives in our state,” Assemblyman Ron Dancer, R-Ocean, said in a news release. Bill aims to help small towns to hire emergency management coordinators Gov. Phil Murphy has signed S-551/A-1057 into law, a bill that ostensibly makes it easier for... Read more →

Camden County Teens Named as Finalists

in Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s Statewide Drug Prevention Music Competition Millburn, NJ — Two local teens have earned recognition for their original substance use prevention song created for the Your Song! Your Voice! Shout Down Drugs New Jersey high school music competition, sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ), 95.9 WRAT and the New Jersey Broadcasters Association. The music competition’s virtual Prevention Concert will be held as an audio show on the Shout Down Drugs website (www.ShoutDownDrugs.com ) on May 7th at 5:30 p.m.’ and the winners to be announced live on air on 95.9 WRAT immediately following concert. Osmar Rojas and Lauren Wines of Camden County Technical School are finalists in the statewide program, which challenges high school students... Read more →

Pros and Cons of Mobile Gaming

Mobile gaming has been on the rise for quite some time. With a global pandemic affecting everyone anywhere in the world, most people were driven to spending long hours on their mobile devices. With long hours of isolation, many kids, as well as adults, resorted to the distraction of gaming on their mobiles. The world of casino games, as well as video games, has been expanding, adapting especially to the smaller scenes of mobile devices. Today you can easily log onto a casino site of your choice and gamble on your smartphone or tablet. This enables you to try new games like the Wild Life slot or take up generous welcome bonuses right on your mobile device. However, like any other recreation, gaming for long... Read more →

Fired Montclair Board of Education (BOE) member Sergio Gonzalez is angry

Fired Montclair Board of Education (BOE) member Sergio Gonzalez is angry. As he says in his published letter, he is “angry at being removed from the BOE because I dared to represent the interests of our children, rather than a political machine.” Gonzalez was removed by NJEA President-elect/Montclair Mayor Sean Spiller so that Spiller could appoint his own people, and Spiller appointees now hold four-of-seven board seats. As Gonzalez says, the NJEA/Montclair Education Association (MEA) political machine now sits on both sides of the negotiating table, and Spiller’s judicially recognized conflict of interest has given the MEA and NJEA control over Montclair’s schools. Sunlight has long warned that Spiller’s conflict of interest was real and massive. Of course, Spiller was removed from the Board of... Read more →

Washington Politics: Sherrill Should Have Voted to Censure Maxine Waters

Sherrill Proves Again She Puts Party First Over National Interest Lake Hiawatha, NJ/April 22, 2021 – Today, Hillery Brotschol, Republican Congressional candidate for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District condemned Democrat Mikie Sherrill for voting against censuring California Congresswoman Maxine Waters. Waters at protests for Daunte Wright this weekend said, “We’ve got to stay on the street, and we’ve got to get more active, we’ve got to get more confrontational. We’ve got to make sure that they know that we mean business.” Just hours later two National Guardsmen were shot at. Brotschol noted that Sherrill previously had charged Republican colleagues of showing rioters around the Capitol days before the January 6th riots and demanded expulsions. Sherrill has yet to provide proof of this ever happening nor... Read more →

Philadelphia Man Admits Conspiring to Export Firearms Parts...

from the United States to Turkey and the Republic of Georgia CAMDEN, N.J. – A Philadelphia man today admitted his role in a conspiracy to smuggle more than $200,000 worth of firearms parts out of the United States, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Samet Doyduk, 35, pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Robert B. Kugler to an information charging him with one count of conspiracy to violate the Arms Export Control Act and anti-smuggling laws. According to the documents filed in this case and other cases and statements made in court: Doyduk admitted that from November 2018 through March 2019, he and other conspirators agreed to ship firearms parts from the United States to Turkey and the Republic of Georgia. Doyduk... Read more →

Philadelphia Council Sets Hearing Schedule for FY2022 City Budget

PHILADELPHIA — City Council today released a Budget Hearings Schedule to consider the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Proposal delivered by Mayor Kenney to Council last week. The hearings will be held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic that has infected more than 134,000 Philadelphians and claimed the lives of nearly 3,400 city residents. The first budget hearing will take place on Monday, May 3, 2021 beginning at 9:30 a.m. The first day will focus on the city’s proposed Five-Year Financial and Strategic Plan, the Six-Year Capital Budget program, the Mayor’s Office, and several other funds. The budget hearings will be held remotely using Microsoft Teams. All hearings can be viewed on Xfinity Ch. 64, Fios Ch. 40 or live streamed at www.PHLCouncil.com/watch The budget hearings... Read more →

Mexican fugitive wanted for homicide back his home country removed by ICE

LAREDO, Texas - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers on Tuesday removed a man to Mexico where he was wanted for homicide and who was considered a public safety threat in the United States. ERO officers turned over Francisco Javier Duran-Torres, 37, a citizen of Mexico, to Mexican authorities at the Lincoln Juarez Port of Entry #2 in Laredo without incident. Duran-Torres entered the United States on an unknown date near Laredo by crossing the Rio Grande. “We will continue to apprehend and remove individuals who pose a threat to public safety. Criminals wanted for serious crimes in their home country will not be able to seek refuge in the United States,” said Jose Correa, field office director for... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: InfraGard Marks 25 Years

Protecting the Country’s Critical Infrastructure Through Partnerships In 1996, a small group of the private sector and government officials began working with the FBI's Cleveland Field Office to help identify cyber threats to the country. The FBI passed along what we knew about cyber intrusions and crime trends to our partners to help them secure their facilities and computer networks. And our partners, in turn, shared their information technology expertise and information they had on possible cybercrimes. The group became known as InfraGard because of its focus on protecting critical infrastructure components—like utility companies, transportation systems, telecommunication networks, water and food suppliers, public health, and financial services. The original program proved so successful that we replicated it nationally. And just as the cyber threat has... Read more →

Michael DePoder, 41, of Gloucester City, Pleads Guilty

Depoder Admits Trafficking Prescription Pills and Engaging in SNAP Fraud CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (April 23, 2021)--– A Gloucester City, New Jersey, man today admitted conspiring to distribute Adderall, selling oxycodone, and defrauding the federal Gloucestercitynews.net graphics Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in connection with his role in a drug trafficking ring operating in and around Gloucester City, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Michael DePoder, 41, of Gloucester City, pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Renée Marie Bumb to an information charging him with one count each of conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute Adderall, distributing oxycodone, and unlawfully acquiring and using SNAP benefits. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: DePoder admitted that... Read more →

What is a VPN? Things You Should Know

People often have no idea what is a VPN or why they need to use a VPN. A VPN, well expanded, Virtual Private Network is a network connection that is encrypted with the aid of software installed on your device or by running a stand-alone software. This network connection helps connect you to the public internet in a safe and secure manner. It helps avoid any information that is transmitted from your device from being misused by a third party that could gain access while the data is in transmission. It also prevents eavesdropping, snatching, hacking, rerouting of internet traffic, or any other form of unauthorized attack that could originate online. Data Encryption A VPN ensures that the traffic you send over the network to... Read more →

Scheme to use Drones to Smuggle Contraband into Fort Dix Federal Prison Exposed

NEWARK, N.J. – A Hudson County, New Jersey, man today admitted participating in a conspiracy to use drones to smuggle contraband, including cell phones and tobacco, into the federal correctional facility at Fort Dix, and to possessing heroin and fentanyl with the intent to distribute, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Jason Arteaga-Loayza, aka “Juice,” 30, of Jersey City, New Jersey, a former inmate at Fort Dix, pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton to one count of conspiracy to defraud the U.S. Bureau of Prisons and one count of possession of heroin and fentanyl with the intent to distribute. Arteaga-Loayza, who was on federal supervised release at the time of the offenses, also pleaded guilty to violating the terms... Read more →

NJ Sierra Club: Keyport Dump Polluting Raritan Bay After 40 Years - Caps Fail

KEYPORT, NJ -- A lawsuit filed by the Borough of Keyport claims that trash and contaminants from an improperly capped waterfront landfill are polluting Raritan Bay. The private landfill was shut down in 1979. According to the suit, which targets the owner of the land Bay Ridge Realty, the contaminants include harmful heavy metals and chemicals and carcinogens like benzene and PCBs. “It is shameful that the state has allowed this contamination in Keyport to continue for so long. The DEP was responsible for making sure this site was properly capped and cleared up, but it has been polluting the Raritan Bay for decades. This proves what we’ve said all along, that caps don’t work especially in tidal areas. This site has been leaking harmful... Read more →

NRA-ILA: Hunter Biden Memoir Among Mounting Evidence of Federal Gun Law Violations

As President Joe Biden and his Department of Justice concoct new firearm restrictions for ordinary law-abiding Americans, pampered elites can rest assured that the government has no intention of holding them to account for violating these new, or even existing, gun control measures. This was made clear by the federal government’s response to and potential attempted cover-up of a firearm incident involving Joe Biden’s drug user son Hunter, as reported in a March 25 Politico article. Now with the recent release of Hunter’s memoir, “Beautiful Things,” there is mounting evidence to suggest that the president’s ne’er-do-well son was “an unlawful user of or addicted to any controlled substance” at the time he purchased and possessed a .38-caliber revolver in October 2018. To be clear, NRA... Read more →