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N.J. Working Families Demands Criminal Investigation Following Release of EDA Report

(January 17, 2020)--New Jersey Working Families State Director Sue Altman (photo)released the following statement in response to yesterday’s task force report: “The task force’s new report unearthed a staggering level of corruption unprecedented in New Jersey history. George Norcross, his brothers and his companies conspired to cheat taxpayers of hundreds of millions of dollars – and they did it with the full cooperation of the Christie administration and legislative leaders. “This is Trenton at its worst. Norcross lied to the Legislature, and no one dared... Read more →


FIFTH ANNUAL ST. PATRICK’S PARADE PLANS ARE IN THE WORKS Sunday March 1 at 1 PM

Monsignor Bill Hodge performing the Mummers Strut in front of St. Mary's Church, 426 Monmouth Street. (2018 photo by Gus Danks) GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (January 17, 2020)--Monsignor William Hodge, Pastor of St. Mary Parish in Gloucester City, Charlie Kain, President of the New Jersey Irish Society, and Mayor Dan Spencer has announced plans are underway for the Fifth Annual St. Mary Parish St. Patrick’s Parade. The parade will be held on SUNDAY, MARCH 1st, 2020 at 1:00 PM sharp. THERE IS NO RAIN/SNOW DATE. Registration... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

December graduates awarded degrees at Concordia University, Nebraska SEWARD, NE (01/16/2020)-- Undergraduate and graduate degrees were awarded to 110 students following the fall semester in December 2019 at Concordia University, Nebraska in Seward. The following area students were among those receiving degrees: Jonathan Lado, B.A., Gloucester City 08030 Tajh Laster, M.S., Trenton 08046 About Concordia University, Nebraska Concordia University, Nebraska, founded in 1894, is a fully accredited, coeducational university located in Seward, Nebraska, which currently serves more than 2,500 students. Concordia offers more than 100... Read more →


TerrAscend Issued Permit to Grow Medical Marijuana

Eighth Alternative Treatment Center Statewide Permitted to Grow Boonton Township NJ --The New Jersey Department of Health today issued a permit to TerrAscend in Boonton Township to begin growing medical marijuana. The permit was issued after a comprehensive review including several site inspections, background checks of its corporate officers and a review of its security operations and cultivation facility. “The Department is committed to providing greater access to this therapy for patients,” said New Jersey Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli. “TerrAscend is the fourth Alternative Treatment... Read more →


PENNSYLVANIA SPORTSBOOKS CLOSE 2019 WITH RECORD $342.6 MILLION IN BETS

Online sports betting continues to grow as online poker scores strong month, according to PlayPennsylvania.com (LAS VEGAS) — Pennsylvania online and retail sportsbooks posted a record handle of more than $342 million in December — and crossed $1 billion in online bets since launch — to cap a year that generated nearly $1.5 billion in wagers. And with a full year of online sports betting ahead and an increasingly robust offering of operators, Pennsylvania should more than double that handle in 2020, according to analysts... Read more →


MILLIONS OF STUDENTS AVOID STUDENT DEBT BY SUGAR DATING

The 2020 election is right around the corner, and there’s one thing all the Democratic candidates agree on: fixing the student debt crisis. While solutions including loan forgiveness and cancellation are on the table, the future remains uncertain, and Americans are saddled with $1.6 trillion in student loans. LAS VEGAS (Jan., 2020) — Rather than become another one of the 44 million student loan borrowers in the United States, who graduate university only to be burdened by the heavy weight of loan repayments and a... Read more →


Investors Bank Kicks-Off New Year with Competition for Small Businesses

Two Grand Prize Winners to Receive A Prize Package Valued at More than $100,000 in Easy-to-Enter Competition in New York/New Jersey SHORT HILLS, N.J. – Investors Bank is kicking-off 2020 by inviting small businesses in New York and New Jersey to compete for a prize package valued at more than $100,000. The easy-to-enter Investors Bank Movers & Shakers Small Business Competition is open to businesses with between $2 million and $20 million in revenue and less than 100 employees, headquartered or conducting the majority of... Read more →


What are the tips to get latest luxury watches?

Gloucestercitynews.net (January 17, 2020)--If are looking for luxury watches and designer watches or tired of seeing the high price tags for these items, If you are serious and want to buy luxury watches and designer watches for yourself or your loved ones, you should not be disappointed at all. It is possible to buy discount watches and designer watches, there are several ways to do this. So now omega seamaster watches will help you find the best watches that you will enjoy. Now, if you... Read more →


NJ Students Named to Pensacola Christian College Dean�s List

PENSACOLA, FL (01/14/2020)-- The following local students were named to the Dean's List by Dr. Troy Shoemaker, president of Pensacola Christian College, for academic achievement during the 2019 fall semester: Alex Miller of Dubuque (08027) Lorenzo Ang of Lindenwold (08021) Ruthie Bakley of Clementon (08021) Jennea Barclay of Berlin (08009) Deanna Caselli of Hammonton (08037) Alyssa Mandarano of Carney's Point (08069) Maria Mercadante of Egg Harbor City (08215) Brock Ott of Williamstown (08094) Ben Robinson of Deptford (08096) Paige Smekal of Medford (08055) Laura Snyder... Read more →


7 Facts About Famous Sporting Trophies You Probably Do Not Know

Gloucestercitynews.net(January 17, 2020)--We all know about trophies presented to a winning team or an individual in different sports. However, what we do not know is the fun or interesting facts related to the trophies. There is less information regarding this, and most of the people are unaware of the facts. Most of the trophies that winners receive today for their excellent performance carry the name of the person who was the president of the sports club. Nonetheless, all popular trophies have stories to tell and... Read more →


Community Reformers Call on DPRA Members to Investigate Questionable Land Dealings

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (January 17, 2020)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Community reformers jammed the Delaware River Port Authority meeting on Wednesday calling on the governors of New Jersey and Pennsylvania to investigate the connection of the DRPA board members with political Sue Altman, state director of New Jersey Working Families was dragged from a hearing in Nov. where George E. Norcross III testified he did not manipulated New Jersey’s controversial tax incentive program for his benefit (photo courtesy of The Philadelphia Inquirer) power broker George Norcross III. The Philadelphia Inquirer... Read more →


Trending Destinations To Consider For Your 2020 Vacation 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 17, 2020)-- As January is said to be one of the most depressing months of the year, it could be time to start planning your next vacation. With deals and offers hitting our screens ready to get you out of the winter blues, check out some of the best destinations to consider for your next getaway. Hawaii For a blissful vacation, not far from home shores, Hawaii is the perfect remedy. Its beautiful mix of beaches and resorts offers you the chance to soak... Read more →


Rock Band from Gloucester City Releases New Album

The Warhawks, a rock-band from Gloucester City photo courtesy of New Jersey Stage GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 17, 2020)(CNBNewsnet)--The Warhawks, a rock-band from Gloucester City, NJ have released a brand new EP titled Stardust Disco, according to NewJerseyStage.com This EP finds the band shedding some skin from their last release, Never Felt So Good, and showing off their appreciation for pop music. Just think of some of the more radio friendly hits of bands like The Clash and Pixies mixed with the beautiful vocal arrangements... Read more →


Chancellor Phoebe A. Haddon Named Chair of Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

href="mailto:msepanic@camden.rutgers.edu">By Mike Sepanic Phoebe A. Haddon, chancellor of Rutgers University–Camden, has been named chair of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. She will lead the nine-member board for a two-year term. The board oversees the Bank’s direction and performance, and participates in the formulation of the Fed’s monetary policy through its reports on economic and financial conditions and its decisions on the Bank’s discount rate. A nationally noted leader in issues related to access and equity, Haddon is chancellor of... Read more →


Pennsylvania Offers New Funding to Help Philly Students Discover Opportunities in Manufacturing

HARRISBURG, PA (January 15, 2020)--Governor Tom Wolf announced that the Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (DVIRC) was approved for $110,000 in Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career funding to nearly double the number of teams in Bucks, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties participating in the educational competition, ‘What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?’ (WSCM). “More and more students have a growing interest in manufacturing employment because of innovative and interactive programs like ‘What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?’ said Gov. Wolf. “We are proud to support the creative efforts being made... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing News NJ: Species on the Edge 2.0 Social Media Contest

CWF invites high school students from across the state to submit a series of original social media posts showing why it is important to protect wildlife in New Jersey. Register by February 28, 2020. Contest runs March 1-8, 2020. The fun and educational Species on the Edge 2.0 Social Media Contest capitalizes on high school students' expertise with social media platforms and provides them with the opportunity to showcase their talent, creativity, and love of nature. Students will create their own original content (for example:... Read more →


Big second quarter helps MSU sink Rutgers-Camden women

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (Jan. 15, 2020) – The Montclair State University women’s basketball team outscored Rutgers University-Camden by 20 points in the second quarter and went on to defeat the Scarlet Raptors, 88-53, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Wednesday night. The Red Hawks, who improved to 11-4 overall and 6-2 in the NJAC with their sixth straight win, held a narrow 15-11 lead after one quarter before going on a 26-6 run in the second quarter. They had a nine-point run in the... Read more →


ALEX KARRAS FINALLY VOTED INTO PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME

By Raymond Rolak Sports Editor NEW YORK-- The Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio announced that Lions Defensive Tackle Alex Karras was voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a member of the 15-person Centennial Slate for the Class of 2020. Alex Karras hosting Saturday Night Live in 1985 with guests Billy Crystal and Tina Turner. This special added class into the Pro Football Hall of Fame was expanded to celebrate the National Football League Centennial. Karras was known as the... Read more →


CNBNEWS January 2020 Cheers & Jeers

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews. net JEER-Something has to be done about the dilapidated house (photo above) that sits at the entrance of Gloucester City at Essex Street and Collings Road. People coming into our community are getting the wrong impression of the city because of the appearance of this property. CHEER--William Ackley, Gloucester City's Chief Housing Inspector & Zoning Official said the Essex Street house has been approved as a redevelopment project under a new ordinance that was recently passed. "We are in... Read more →


Five Ways To Take Your Manufacturing Business To The Next Level

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 16, 2020)--There comes a time where every manufacturing business will be ready to reach the next level. Once you have found some stability and initial success, it is important to keep this positive momentum going so that you can continue to grow, develop and evolve. It is easy for the competition to catch up when you stand still for too long in the business world, so an intelligent owner will always be aware of a few growth strategies that can be used to take... Read more →


5th Annual Gloucester City St. Patrick's Parade, Sunday, March 1st Starting at 1PM

CORRECTED: The date is Sunday, March 1 not March 3 GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ-- The NJ Irish Society presents events and initiatives year-round as part of paying tribute to our strong history of tradition. Based in the heart of Gloucester City, NJ Irish Society was formally founded in 2019 after serving the community as a whole for decades, with our event roster featuring the sensational “can’t miss” Irish Parade and growing series of cultural programming and festivities. The New Jersey Irish Society is vested in sustaining... Read more →


NEW JERSEY SPORTSBOOKS’ HOT DECEMBER PUSHES 2019 HANDLE TO MORE THAN $4.5 BILLION

Sportsbooks, online casinos combine to generate nearly $800 million in revenue during booming 2019, according to PlayNJ.com (ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — New Jersey’s sportsbooks and online casinos performed in December in much the same way they spent the rest of 2019: With new records and more growth. With a strong closing month, which included a near-record monthly sports betting handle, retail and online sportsbooks combined with online casinos and poker to generate nearly $800 million in revenue in 2019, sending New Jersey into 2020 with... Read more →


DEP MODIFIES HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOM GRANT PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS,

EXTENDS DEADLINE TO PROVIDE MORE FLEXIBILITY TO APPLICANTS TRENTON - The Department of Environmental Protection has extended by 15 days the deadline for submission of applications for a $2.5 million grant program to fund projects to help reduce the occurrence of harmful algal blooms in the state. The decision to extend the deadline for the harmful algal bloom management grant program to Jan. 27 follows a meeting last month with potential applicants who were looking for more financial flexibility and improved guidance in order to... Read more →


The Nation’ Names Elie Mystal Justice Correspondent and Ken Klippenstein DC Correspondent

Mystal and Klippenstein join a world class line-up of political writers and thinkers poised to deliver landmark coverage of the 2020 election and the lasting impacts of the Trump administration’s policy-making. This release was also just published here. New York, NY—January 15, 2020—The Nation, America’s leading source of progressive politics and culture, marks the new year with the appointment of Elie Mystal (@ElieNYC / New York, NY) as justice correspondent and Ken Klippenstein (@kenklippenstein / Washington, DC) as DC correspondent. “Elie’s talent for making legal... Read more →


How to Take Care of Your Backyard 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 16, 2020)--When you have a backyard in your home, it’s crucial that you take care of it. The last thing you are going to want is a patch of overgrown mess behind your property. Not only will this look bad, but you won’t be able to use it to its full advantage either. When guests come over you’ll be embarrassed about the look of your yard, and the longer you leave it, the harder it will be to tidy. image courtesy of unsplash.com Many... Read more →


Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches $103,000,000

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (Jan. 15, 2020) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $103 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that in the Tuesday, Jan. 14, drawing, 27 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Four of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $1,000. Moreover, 25,740 other New Jersey players took home $107,974 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400, according to... Read more →


NJBIA Statement on State of the State Address

New Jersey Business & Industry Association President CEO Michele N. Siekerka, Esq. issued the following statement in response to today's State of the State address by Gov. Phil Murphy. "As we embark on a new decade, we can all support a New Jersey where everyone has the greatest opportunity to succeed. "Through the midpoint of his term, Governor Murphy has defined his mission for a 'stronger and fairer' economy. Part of the fulfillment of this calling has been a focus on returning New Jersey to... Read more →


Feel like you’re stuck in a rut in life?

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 16, 2020)--Feel like you just don’t have what you need to live the life God has called you too? This years annual prayer & praise night theme is from 1st Peter 1:3, "WE HAVE ALL WE NEED" and will feature short testimonies of physical healing, healing from grief, recovery from financial ruin and homelessness, and freedom from anxiety and addiction. Epiphany Church and Highland Park Church invite you to join us for our second annual night of prayer and praise 5... Read more →


NJ Residents Named to MAC Academic Honor Roll

READING, PA (01/13/2020)-- The following local student-athletes were named to the 2019 Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Fall Academic Honor Roll for their achievements in the classroom during the Fall 2019 semester. Tyler Barrett of Mays Landing (08330) competed as a member of the Alvernia University Golden Wolves Cross Country Team during the Fall 2019 season. The Oakcrest High School graduate is studying Sport Management at Alvernia. Sean Barnard of Southampton (08088) competed as a member of the Alvernia University Golden Wolves Men's Soccer Team during... Read more →


State of South Jersey home remodeling market and 2020 home improvement trends

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 15, 2020)--Home remodeling has become a $380 billion industry, and the renovation market is steadily improving. Remodelers have been busy for the past couple of years in South Jersey, and the forecast is that the market will still be good at least for the next few years according to Pressofatlanticcity. Even high-spending metropolitan markets have remodeling growth potential. Experts, many of which started out in new construction, were laid off during the recession of a decade ago and started their own remodeling businesses, predict... Read more →


Two Neptune Township Teenagers Plead Guilty in Newborn Killing

FREEHOLD – Two teens have pleaded guilty in connection with a March 2019 infanticide in Neptune Township, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Jada M. McClain, 18, of Neptune Township, pleaded guilty to first degree Aggravated Manslaughter. Quaimere Mohammed, 19, also of Neptune Township, pleaded guilty to second degree Disturbing or Desecrating Human Remains in connection with the death of a newborn baby.Under the terms of the plea agreement, Ms. McClain faces a sentence of 10 years in Prison on the Aggravated Manslaughter subject... Read more →


6 Top Environmental Issues You Need to Worry About in 2020 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 15, 2020)--Most people are aware that the environment is changing; after all, it’s almost impossible to avoid all the new stories about climate change and how the ice caps are melting, and huge hurricanes are on the way. But how many people really understand what is happening to the natural world around them and the impact it will have on their future, not to mention their children’s future? Probably not that many. That being said, the environmental issues that our world faces today are... Read more →


How to Solve Small Business Cashflow Problems

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 15, 2020)--The wheel of fortune is a fickle mistress and regardless of how well your business is performing today, tomorrow may bring any number of unexpected hazards and unforeseen encumbrances to challenge your business acumen and your business bank balance. Balancing the books is hard enough for a small business, and so it pays to be prepared for tough times and armed with a strategy for dealing with potential cashflow hiccups as they arise. When times are good and money is flowing freely, that’s... Read more →


Introduction to Online Casinos

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 15, 2020)--Gambling is typically considered as a zero-gravity area from where the chances for a surge and a plummet are equal. Time and technology have redefined casinos as the space of unlimited entertainment, and it gradually materialized into the screens as well. For as long as the urge for thriving fortune exists within humans, casinos will stand high in the zone of factors that shoot up the economy. As online casinos are getting more players to the platform without the need for exhibiting live... Read more →


Voice Recognition Technology: Why Alexa Succeeds

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 15, 2020)--It would be understandable to think that voice recognition does not have too much of a place in the realm of modern technology. While it would be nice to have, it is understandable to think that it might be more of a nuisance than anything. When compared to something such as touch technology, voice recognition might be seen as more of a luxury than a necessity. However, Alexa has continued to prove that voice recognition has a place in today’s world and has... Read more →