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NRA-ILA Report:Biden-Appointed Judge Issues PI against NJ Anti-Gun “Public Nuisance” Law

New Jersey’s losing streak trying to defend its recent gun control laws in court continued last Tuesday when a federal judge – appointed by Joe Biden, no less – issued a preliminary injunction against enforcement of a law designed to get around the federal Protection of CNBNews graphic files Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA). The case is National Shooting Sports Foundation v. Platkin. The case concerns a New Jersey statute, section 2C:58-35, which purports... Read more →

DEP to Hold Public Hearing Related to Ciba-Geigy Site in Toms River on March 13

NJDEP to Host Public Engagement Session on Proposed Settlement of Natural Resource Damages related to Ciba-Geigy Site in Toms River Session to be held 6 p.m. Monday, March 13 at Toms River North High School Public Comment Period on Proposed Settlement Extended to April 5, 2023 TRENTON —The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a public engagement session on Monday, March 13, 2023, to provide the public with additional information and take... Read more →

Rhode Island students from NJ named to Dean's List

KINGSTON, RI (01/31/2023)-- The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce the Fall 2022 Dean's List. Students named to the Dean's List 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. They include: Ellie Sennhenn of Audubon (08106) Chris Bracchi of Berlin (08009) Alyssa Gentile of Blackwood (08012) Melanie Wilson of Blackwood (08012) Katie Reichert of Bordentown (08505)... Read more →

Regarding the Tragic Death of Sayreville Councilwoman, Eunice Dwumfour, age 30

(NEWARK, NJ)(February 2, 2023)(CNBNews) On Wednesday night, Sayreville Republican Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour, age 30, was found shot to death in her car outside her home. In response to Councilwoman Dwumfour’s tragic death, 32BJ SEIU Vice President and New Jersey District Director Kevin Brown issued the following statement: “Last night, the epidemic of gun violence gripping this country robbed New Jersey of a truly dedicated public servant with enormous potential. While we will never know the... Read more →

NJ Homeowners, The ANCHOR Program and YOUR MONEY

Get Up to $1,500 Through the NJ ANCHOR Program You may be eligible to receive up to $1,500 in property tax relief. Read below to find out if you qualify and learn how to apply. The deadline to apply is February 28th, 2023. Homeowners with income of $250,000 or less are eligible. To apply: Apply online Complete a paper application and mail it along with any necessary supporting documents Apply over the phone by calling... Read more →

CNB Student Spotlight: University of Vermont Dean's List

Students Named to the BURLINGTON, VT (01/24/2023)-- The University of Vermont is proud to announce that the following local students have been named to the dean's list for the fall 2022 semester. Shane Skelly from Blackwood is majoring in Mathematics. Ella Baylor from Haddonfield is majoring in Environmental Sciences. Ann Haas from Haddonfield is majoring in Environmental Sciences. Cara Muller from Haddonfield is majoring in Environmental Sciences. Isabella Dekluyver from Haddonfield is majoring in Biologyand... Read more →

Get Ready for Change in Your SNAP BENEFITS in March

(Camden City, NJ) – As the SNAP federal emergency allotment from COVID-19 is set to expire on March 1, households may see a change in monthly benefit amounts. During the COVID-19 pandemic, households received higher allotments for SNAP but on March 1, households will begin receiving their regular payments. Seeing that families and individuals continue to face difficulty affording food, Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation in June 2022 to establish the State SNAP Minimum Benefit... Read more →

NJ To Launch Expanded Potential Lead Exposure Mapping Tool

General Public, Health Officials, and Regulators Can Now Find Potential Lead Source Information in One Place TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey’s Department of Community Affairs (DCA), in partnership with the Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), today announced the launch of an expanded version of the Potential Lead Exposure Mapping or PLEM tool, which provides new publicly available data that indicate potential sources of lead exposure. The tool may be... Read more →

NJ Awards $24.3 million in Natural Climate Solutions Grants

PROJECTS WILL MITIGATE CARBON EMISSIONS BY ENHANCING URBAN AND NATURAL FORESTS AND RESTORING COASTAL ECOSYSTEMS (23/P3) TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette today announced the award of $24.3 million in Natural Climate Solutions Grants to local governments and nonprofits to create, restore, and enhance New Jersey’s green spaces and tree canopies in urban areas, salt marshes and forests. “With Governor Phil Murphy's vision and leadership, New Jersey is waging... Read more →

CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: DeSales University Students Fall 2022 Dean's List

CENTER VALLEY, PA (01/18/2023)-- The following DeSales University students made the Fall 2022 Dean's List. To qualify for Dean's List, a student must have a minimum 3.50 GPA on no fewer than 12 credit hours. Danielle DePre of Cherry Hill (08002) majoring in Nursing Kinjal Bhavsar of Columbus (08022) majoring in Medical Studies Amelia Smith of Glendora (08029) majoring in Criminal Justice Caitlyn Hoffman of Marlton (08053) majoring in Nursing Christian Donnelly of Medford (08055)... Read more →

Sadly We Mourn The Death of The Hudson Reporter

image courtesy of "They pulled the rug out from under us," one staffer told in this report. Apparently, employees learned that The Hudson Reporter chain of local weekly newspapers was shutting down Friday as they worked to finalize this week's editions. "Hudson Reporter staff members say Newspaper Media Group General Manager Brandon Chamberlain told the reporters, the managing editor and other members of the small staff in an online meeting the newspapers and... Read more →

Economical Changes that can be brought by BTC or other Cryptocurrencies in Costa Rica

As digital currencies continue to grow in popularity, more and more businesses are beginning to accept them as payment. This is especially true in Costa Rica, where Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are starting to have a significant impact on the economy. Visit bitindex prime for further information. Bitcoin is currently the most popular cryptocurrency, and it is being used by an increasing number of businesses in Costa Rica. For example, some restaurants and hotels now... Read more →

CNB Spotlight on NJ Students: University of New Hampshire's Dean's List

DURHAM, NH (01/23/2023)-- The following students have been named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire for the fall 2022 semester. Garrett Kettyle of Wall Township, NJ earning Highest Honors Lauren Oldock of Wall Township, NJ earning High Honors Margaret McGrath of Berlin, NJ earning High Honors Megan Turpin of Burlington, NJ earning Highest Honors Kaelin Marshall of Haddonfield, NJ earning Highest Honors Mark Troiani of Haddonfield, NJ earning Highest Honors Alison... Read more →

CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: Washburn U., Harding U., Kutztown U., Iowa U.

Washburn University Announces Sonia Velandia Graduated in Fall 2022 TOPEKA, KS (01/19/2023)-- Washburn University is pleased to announce the students in its fall 2022 graduating class. These students completed their courses for certificates, associate, bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees. Sonia Velandia from Newfield (08344) graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. "These students have worked hard to earn their certificate or degree and we are proud of all they have achieved while at Washburn," said Marshall... Read more →

Firsthand Experience: Local Students in Muhlenberg's Winter Externship Program

ALLENTOWN, PA (01/18/2023)-- 49 students completed externships through the Muhlenberg College Career Center this winter break. These typically one- to five-day personalized experiences, most with alumni hosts, are designed to allow students to explore different postgraduate opportunities. Local students include: Gabriella Oteri of Somerdale (08083) Monica Mulhern of Hainesport (08036) Ashley Henry of Marlton (08053) More photos and full story on Muhlenberg's website! The Career Center's Assistant Director of Experiential Learning Jessica Deemer '21 organizes... Read more →

Belmont University Fall 2022 Dean's List

NASHVILLE, TN (01/17/2023)-- The following students achieved the Dean's List at Belmont University for the Fall 2022 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). Alexsia Light of Absecon (08201) Lily MacDonald of Cape May (08204) Elijah Morman of Lumberton (08048)... Read more →

CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: PennWest, Nazareth, Buffalo State, Harding U

PennWest University Announces Fall 2022 Dean's List CALIFORNIA, PA (01/12/2023)-- Congratulations to students at Pennsylvania Western University who have been named to the Dean's List for the 2022 fall semester. Over 3,500 Pennsylvania Western University students earned placement on the Dean's List. Degree-seeking undergraduate students who achieve high academic standards are identified in accordance with the following criteria: The student must earn a minimum semester GPA of 3.40. The student must earn a minimum of... Read more →

Murphy Wants to Overhaul N.J. Liquor License Laws

We project that overhauling our liquor license regime will create upwards of 10,000 jobs annually and $1 billion in new state and local revenues." ~Gov. Phil Murphy ++++ By Christian Wade | The Center Square contributor images courtesy of Google The community of Gloucester City has four liquor stores, The Bottle Shop, Route 130 and Klemm Ave., Gloucester Discount Liquors, Broadway and Ridgeway Street, Neunhausers Liquor, 237 N. Broadway, and the Liquor Barn, Route 130... Read more →

Numerous Groups Urge Murphy to Fulfill Promise

Today, New Jersey labor, environmental, health and advocacy groups gathered at the State House to urge Governor Phil Murphy, amid fiscal year 2024 budget planning, to deliver on his promise and stop raids on the Clean Energy Fund (CEF). More than 50 organizations also sent the Murphy administration a letter in October, urging an end to CEF raids. The press conference coincided with the release of a new report by New Jersey Policy Perspective (NJPP)... Read more →

CNBNews Spotlight on College Students: Charleston, SC, Mt St. Marys, Mississippi, Wesleyan

The College of Charleston Winter 2022 Commencement CHARLESTON, SC (01/10/2023)-- The College of Charleston recently awarded undergraduate and graduate degrees during the Winter 2022 Commencement ceremony. The following local students earned degrees: Riley Conover of Woodbury Heights, (08097) graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from the College of Charleston. Madeline Gilhool of Moorestown, (08057) graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from the... Read more →

The three must-haves in the way of online entertainment

Society at large has changed considerably over the last decade in terms of the nature and type of entertainment that we can use and enjoy. The technology that we have access to has improved dramatically, and many of these improvements are being used in the provision of online entertainment. With that in mind, this article details three must-haves for your modern online entertainment. Internet connectivity The first and foremost requirement for online entertainment is for... Read more →

Running the Gloucester Marathon? Top Tips on How to Prepare 

The Gloucester Marathon takes place every January, when people from all around the country come together for a marathon that is traffic free and a good challenge for anyone interested in pushing their physical fitness to the limits. Running marathons is extremely challenging for a lot of people, and as such, regardless of whether you are running this kind of marathon for the first time or you’re looking to try and beat a personal record,... Read more →

Making Sure You Maximise the Efficiency of Your Downtime

Not everyone has the luxury of an abundance of free time, and many people are beholden to the weekends or whenever their own time off falls if they don’t work conventional hours. A lot of the time it can feel as though the time that you do get simply isn’t enough, and like there’s always more that you want to be doing. In this sense, it can be frustrating, but it can also have you... Read more →

How to Stave Off the January Blues

Everyone you know is likely familiar with the January blues in some shape or form. Even those who tend to favour the winter months might tell you that the post-New Year slump can be a difficult time. As much as it can feel unavoidable whenever this time of the year rolls around, it doesn’t have to be something that you contend with, and finding your own strategies for dealing with this issue can help to... Read more →

Gov. Murphy’s 5th State of State Address - Is Climate Change still an emergency?

Trenton (January 10, 2023)-- Today, Governor Phil Murphy delivered his State of the State address at the New Jersey State House. On the environmental side, Murphy’s speech mentioned the Garden State Greenway, the Portal North Bridge, NJ Transit rail line projects, new rail tunnels under the Hudson River, a Boardwalk Fund, and Offshore Wind. The Governor mentioned that New Jersey was a leader several times in new and emerging technologies, online gaming, financial services, and... Read more →

CNB Student Spotlight News: New Hampshire U, Albright, Cedarville, Cumberlands U., Shenandoah, Scranton, Lasell

Lauren Kavanagh of Millville, Graduates From the University of New Hampshire DURHAM, NH (01/10/2023)-- Lauren Kavanagh of Millville, NJ graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of New Hampshire in December 2022. He/she earned a BA in History. Students who received the honor Summa Cum Laude graduated with a GPA of 3.85-4.0: Students who received the honor of Magna Cum Laude graduated with a GPA of 3.65-3.84; and students who received the honor of Cum... Read more →

CNBNews Travel Alert: Route 42 lane and ramp closures this week

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced overnight lane closures on Route 42 this week, as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. In addition, the Benigno Boulevard ramp to Route 42 northbound will be closed and detoured tonight and tomorrow night. Monday, January 9 and Tuesday, January 10 Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Monday, January 9, until 6 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday January 10, and again on... Read more →

The history of the ATP rankings

Nowadays it is quite difficult to imagine professional tennis without the ATP rankings. You can start betting on every single game of the football season from 1xBet, which also has an excellent section dedicated to tennis. Compared to the entire history of the sport, the ATP ranking is a relatively new creation. They started with the creation of the ATP in 1972. This organization was established in order to improve the conditions in which professional... Read more →

Maple Shade PD Offers Treatment Program Monday 4:00 PM and 8:00 PM at MSPD Treatment Program This program is designed to put individuals struggling with addiction in direct contact with a recovery professional, even for those without health insurance. Recovery professionals are at the Maple Shade Police Headquarters every Monday from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and are ready to help!! You do not need to be a resident of Maple Shade to participate in this program. If your not comfortable responding to the Maple Shade Police Department... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: South Jersey School Seems to Have a Problem With Ethics

DOWNE TOWNSHIP NJ (January 6, 2023)--School board members should have the school they represent and the children attending that school as their first priority. I believe two members of the Downe Township School District don’t think so. A current member of the Downe Township School Board, Sean Pignatelli, did his due diligence before taking his seat on his local school board and found not one but two major discrepancies. The current Superintendent of the Downe... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: Minimum Wage Increased In New Jersey

TRENTON – New Jersey’s statewide minimum wage will increase by $1.13 to $14.13 per hour for most employees, effective January 1, 2023. Annual increases in the minimum wage are due to legislation signed by Governor Murphy in February 2019 that raises the wage floor to $15 per hour by 2024 for most employees. Under the law, the minimum wage increases by $1 per hour – or more if warranted because of significant increases in the... Read more →

How to Study and Remember Everything

Image source: As the exams are approaching, many students spend days and nights memorizing the course material. Yet, to perform your best in college, you need to comprehend and understand what you’re studying. To improve your memory and comprehension, use the tips below for an effective revision. To study effectively, you need to make room from other academic tasks and papers. For example, a professional online paper edit company can fix grammar in... Read more →

Atlantic City Officer Involved in Fatal Accident with Cyclist Will NOT BE INDICTED

TRENTON – A state grand jury voted not to file criminal charges after its deliberations regarding a June 18, 2021 fatal encounter in Atlantic City involving a police vehicle and a cyclist. The cyclist, Everett Stern, 63, of Atlantic City, was critically injured and died in the hospital one week later. The fatal police encounter was investigated by the Office of Public Integrity and Accountability (OPIA) and presented to New Jersey residents called to serve... Read more →

Honoring Gloucester Veterans - By Making The Township A Welcoming One

Gloucester does a lot to honor its veterans, which is a reflection of the long military history of the township and wider NJ. This was seen in early December, when Patch reported an additional wreath-laying ceremony, outside of the normal memorial schedule. While Gloucester does right by its veterans, it is also the case that, at state level and nationally, those veterans now enjoying civilian life are not necessarily getting a fair deal. There have... Read more →

Uncovering the past of gambling in America

Gambling is a popular pastime in the United States, with thousands of Americans engaging in some form of gambling daily. From traditional casino games such as slot machines, roulette and blackjack to sports betting and online poker, there are plenty of ways for people to make money and enjoy an exciting time. The United States has a long and rich history of gambling. It has been around since the colonial era when colonists would bet... Read more →

Investing from a young age is the wisest decision you will ever take!

You will feel motivated to get a salary when you are in your early 20s and have just started your job. When you are trying to manage all your monthly expenses like food, rent, and commute, there is another avenue you need to look at. It is an investment avenue. It would help if you thought of your future when you are urged to spend more on your regular commodities. Investment and savings go hand... Read more →

REPORT: Homelessness Declines in New Jersey

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released its 2022 Annual Homeless Assessment Report Part 1 to Congress. The report found that there were 582,462 people experiencing homelessness on a single night in January 2022. In New Jersey, the yearly Point-In-Time count found 8,752 people experiencing homelessness in January 2022, a 1.3% decrease from 2020. These data reflect a single-night snapshot of homelessness in America in early 2022 and the... Read more →

NJ Economic Development Authority Announces Food Desert Relief Tax Credit Program

TRENTON, N.J. (December 23, 2022) – Today, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) released information on the state’s Food Desert Relief Tax Credit Program and announced dates for public listening sessions. Established by the New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020 (ERA), the Food Desert Relief Act (FDRA) addresses the food security needs of communities across New Jersey by providing up to $40 million per year in tax credits, loans, grants, and/or technical assistance... Read more →

New Jersey Gun Owner Advocates Challenge Murphy's Rule on Gun Control; Draws Legal Challenge

(The Center Square) – New Jersey is taking steps to tighten gun control laws in response to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, but the move is facing a new legal challenge. Last week, Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill that will prevent licensed firearm owners from carrying guns in at least 25 "sensitive places" like government buildings, libraries, public transportation and day care centers. It would also restrict firearm carrying on private property when... Read more →

Revealed: The most supportive states to raise autistic children; New Jersey One of the Best

West Virginia, New Mexico, and Tennessee have been named the top three worst states to raise an autistic child. The states have been named after analysis of data looked at resources available for people with autism, individual state laws requiring insurance coverage, if a state is part of the ADDM Network and grants available to families. One in 54 children have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in the US. The research also revealed... Read more →


(22/P50) TRENTON – Residents are invited to put their best foot forward in the new year by starting off 2023 with a First Day Hike in New Jersey’s state parks, forests and historic sites on Jan. 1, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced today. In total, the State Park Service is offering a record number of at least 40 hikes throughout the state, ranging in difficulty levels from beginner to advanced. “New... Read more →

New Study: New Jersey Hunger Soaring

(CNBNewsnet)(December 29, 2022)--The number of people without enough food over one seven-day period spiked by 89 percent in New Jersey, and 30 percent nationwide between October of 2021 and October of 2022, according to a report by the nonprofit group Hunger Free America, based on an analysis of federal data. Over that year, the number of people without enough food increased from 500,022 to 942,604 in New Jersey, and from 19.9 million to 25.7 million... Read more →

CNBNEWS GUEST OPINION: NJBIA Welcomes Netflix-Fort Monmouth Announcement

NJBIA President and CEO Michele Siekerka issued the following statement regarding the announcement by Netflix and Gov. Phil Murphy today to build a state-of-the-art production facility on the former Fort Monmouth campus, in anticipation of a positive Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority (FMERA) vote in support of the project tonight. CNBNEWS GRAPHIC Previously, Siekerka had written this OpEd in in strong support of Netflix’s plans to create its East Coast production hub at Fort... Read more →

Green Acres Program Accepting Applications

FOR LAND ACQUISITION, PARK DEVELOPMENT, STEWARDSHIP, JAKE’S LAW AND URBAN PARKS FUNDING PROJECTS (22/P48) TRENTON – Local governments and eligible nonprofit organizations interested in acquiring open space, creating or rehabilitating parks, completing stewardship projects, or creating inclusive playgrounds are invited to apply for Green Acres grant and loan funding, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced today. Funding for 2023 will be used to advance the DEP’s environmental justice and climate change priorities... Read more →

NJ Senator Durr Speaks Against “Unconstitutional” Gun Restrictions Proposed by Trenton Democrats (Film)

STATE SENATOR DURR (R) TRENTON, NJ (December 19, 2022)(CNBNews)--During a session of the New Jersey Senate on December 19, 2022, Senator Ed Durr (R-3) spoke against legislation proposed by Democrats that would impose “unconstitutional” new restrictions on concealed carry permit holders.Durr voted “NO” on the legislation, A-4769/S-3214, which passed 21-16 with only Democrats in support. Read more →

DON'T FORGET: Deadline for Filing Your NJ ANCHOR Benefit Application Extended

Affordable New Jersey Communities for Homeowners and Renters (ANCHOR) Attention ANCHOR Applicants The deadline for filing your ANCHOR benefit application is January 31, 2023. We will begin paying ANCHOR benefits in the late Spring of 2023. ANCHOR payments will be paid in the form of a direct deposit or check, not as credits to property tax bills. Homeowners who filed a Homestead Benefit application last year may be able to obtain their ID and PIN... Read more →

CNB Student Spotlight: Bloomsbury University

Bloomsburg University Inducts 91 into Frederick Douglass Institute for Academic Excellence BLOOMSBURG, PA (12/22/2022)-- More than 90 student scholars were recently inducted into the Frederick Douglass Institute for Academic Excellence at Bloomsburg University, a Commonwealth University. Under the inspiration of Frederick Douglass and other distinguished leaders of all racial and ethnic backgrounds, Bloomsburg's FDIAE promotes academic excellence among students and enhances their understanding and appreciation of human diversity. The institute is part of PASSHE's collaborative... Read more →

CNB Student Spotlight: Elmira College and Albright College

Matteo Salvati Named to Elmira College Dean's List for Fall 2022 Term ELMIRA, NY (12/13/2022)-- Matteo Salvati, Hammonton, NJ has been named to the Elmira College Dean's List for the Fall 2022 Term. Full-time undergraduate students registered for at least 12 computable credit hours and earning a term grade point average of 3.6 or higher at the end of Term I or Term II are placed on the Dean's List at the College. ABOUT ELMIRA... Read more →

2022 Math and Literacy Test Scores for New Jersey Students; See Your District

Catherine Carrera, Chalkbeat Newark Dec 21, 12:01pm EST Significant disparities between New Jersey’s white and Asian American students and their Black and Hispanic peers grew bigger on last spring’s state standardized tests, while proficiency rates among Newark’s relatively young students suffered the biggest declines from pre-pandemic levels, according to a Chalkbeat analysis of the scores. There were drops in proficiency rates in math and English language arts on the spring tests for all student groups... Read more →

Statement from JerseyCan Executive Director Regarding School Year 2021-2022 Assessments

[New Jersey – December 16, 2022] On Friday Afternoon, the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) released results from the 2021-2022 New Jersey Student Learning Assessments (NJSLA) test. The following is a statement from JerseyCAN Executive Director Paula White: "This is a sobering day for the state of education in New Jersey and shows us all that it is easy to boast New Jersey has the best education system in the country, but much harder... Read more →