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YOUR MONEY: NJ Spending Nearly $8M on Bikeway Grants in 8 Counties

Q. WHO WILL PAY FOR THESE GRANTS? A. I KNOW, ASK ME. YOU! ~CNBNews ============================================== (Trenton) – Today, the Murphy Administration announced 14 Bikeway Grants totaling $7.9 million to help advance local Bikeway projects in eight counties. “I’m committed to promoting active transportation alternatives that help achieve our climate change goals by reducing our reliance on cars while encouraging residents to live a healthy lifestyle,” Governor Phil Murphy said. “Investing in bikeways is a tangible step to create more walkable and bikeable options for our most vulnerable road users.” “The New Jersey Department of Transportation appreciates Governor Murphy and the... Read more →

Omicron Delta Kappa Celebrates New Members

LEXINGTON, VA (11/27/2023)-- Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, welcomed 348 new initiates from 12 universities during October 2023. Students initiated into the Society must be sophomores, juniors, seniors, or graduate/professional students in the top 35% of their class, demonstrate leadership experience in at least one of the five pillars, and embrace the ODK ideals. Fewer than five percent of students on a campus are invited to join each year. Bella Banfe of Cherry Hill (08002) - Rider University Christa Campisi of Williamstown (08094) - Rider University Ginamarie Capozzoli of Mount Laurel (08054) - Rider University Jared Hiller... Read more →

Kutztown University's Mia Kepler of Wall Named to NCAA Field Hockey Tournament Team

KUTZTOWN, PA (12/01/2023)-- A quartet from the national champion Kutztown Field Hockey team continued to rack up postseason recognition as Alyssa Eager (Mechanicsburg, Pa./Cumberland Valley), Sarah Gatehouse (Sinking Spring, Pa./Wilson), Mia Kepler (Wall Township, N.J./Wall) and Greenleigh McGehee (New Tripoli, Pa./Northwestern Lehigh) were named to the 2023 NCAA Division II Championship All-Tournament Team. Mia Kepler of Wall Township, NJ (07719). McGehee scored arguably the biggest goal in program history, as her redirected shot found the back of the cage to break a 1-1 tie with just 8:33 left to play in the national championship game victory over defending champion, East... Read more →

Kutztown University Announces 2023-24 Track & Field Roster

KUTZTOWN, PA (11/29/2023)-- Kutztown University will have 72 student-athletes representing its track & field program for the 2023-24 season. Read the season preview online. The Golden Bears have two meets before the end of the fall semester, starting with the Bison Opener Saturday, Dec. 2 in Lewisburg, Pa. Jaidah Mitchell of Pemberton, NJ (08068) Jordon Floyd of Westampton, NJ (08060) Luke Maxwell of Estell Manor, NJ (08319) Kayden Platania of Buena, NJ (08310) About Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Founded in 1866, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a proud member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education located on 289... Read more →

The United Postal Service Ready for Surge in Package and Mail Deliveries

WASHINGTON, DC — As the holiday season approaches and online shopping activity intensifies, the United States Postal Service (USPS) is strongly positioned to handle the expected surge in package and mail deliveries in a superior and routine manner ahead of and following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. “Our commitment is unwavering, and our preparation is thorough. We have been strategically planning early and leveraging significant investments in our people, infrastructure, delivery network, and technology,” said Postmaster General and CEO Louis DeJoy. “Thanks to the Delivering for America plan, we will be the most affordable way to ship and mail holiday... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: Millions of Dollars Sent to NJ Communities for Street Improvement

(Trenton) – The Murphy Administration today announced $13.6 million in Fiscal Year 2024 Safe Streets to Transit Program (SSTT) grants for 29 projects in 12 counties. This year’s grants represent the largest amount of funds provided in a single year for the Safe Streets to Transit Program. “We must strive to reduce congestion on our roadways and encourage our residents to consider alternate forms of transportation,” Governor Phil Murphy said. “I am committed to making New Jersey more fair and equitable, and the Safe Streets to Transit Program helps do that by providing communities the funds to improve infrastructure so... Read more →

Have You Seen Bobby Dornbach ?

GLOUCESTER CITY N.J.(November 27, 2023) --Robert Dorbach, of Gloucester City, was last seen 18 years ago. According to local police on November 27, 2005, Robert "Bobby" Dornbach left his home at 217 Cumberland Street in Gloucester City. On the following day, November 27, 2023 he was reported missing on the following day, November 28, 2005. Robert "Bobby" Dornbach (photo below) Date of Birth: 9/15/1988 Last Known Address: 217 Cumberland Street, Gloucester City In 2008, Joanne Humerick, Dornbach's mother released the following statement, "I can't believe you have been gone for three years. It feels like a lifetime. You were still... Read more →

OPERATION CHILLOUT: A hoodie, thermals, gloves, socks and a hat

A hoodie, thermals, gloves, socks and a hat - basic items most people have in their closet - but that’s not the case for countless veterans across Bergen County. “More than 16% of our homeless population in the United States are veterans, and 20% of all homeless are veterans” says Ray Chimileski, executive Director of the grassroots coalition, Operation Chillout, who is very concerned about the homeless veterans in our community, especially as the temperatures across the tri-state drop and the winter sets in. “Our outreach team hit the streets and asked our homeless vets what they need to get... Read more →

Preservation NJ Annual Historic Preservation Awards Event

Preservation New Jersey will be celebrating individuals and organizations at our annual Historic Preservation Awards Event on Thursday, November 30, 2023 6:00PM-9:00PM at Masker’s Barn located in Berkeley Heights Union County, New Jersey. “Preservation New Jersey is excited to be recognizing so many diverse, innovative projects from all across the state and the people and organizations making preservation possible,” shared Paul Muir, President of the Board of Trustees, “these projects all contribute to the preservation of our state’s historic resources and the understanding of our state history.” The awards event will feature a buffet dinner, drinks, music, and networking followed... Read more →

17-Year-Old NJ High School Football Player Stabbed To Death In Lower Manhattan (video)

provided by St. Joseph Regional High School A 17-year-old New Jersey resident, from Warren Township in Somerset, was stabbed to death in Lower Manhattan, New York City, early Thursday, November 23 according to reports by Rocco Rodden was enrolled at Montvale's St. Joseph Regional High School, where he played football. The incident occurred at an ax-throwing establishment in the Tribeca section of Manhattan. Police were called to 96 Lafayette St., the address of Live Axe, at 1:50 a.m. and discovered two stabbing victims. The second victim, a 19-year-old man who suffered stab wounds to the torso, was in stable... Read more →

Sierra Club Praises NJ for Banning Gas Cars

NJ Adopts Advanced Clean Cars II: Joins Neighboring States in Bold Climate Action NEW JERSEY – Today, Governor Murphy officially announced that the state of New Jersey will adopt the Advanced Clean Cars II Program (ACC II). This program will set the state on a path to a healthy transition to zero-emission vehicles and cleaner air, by setting gradually increasing sales targets so that every new light-duty vehicle (and some medium-duty) sold in New Jersey will be a zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) by 2035. Other states, including Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, New Mexico, Rhode Island, and Washington, DC have finalized... Read more →

CNBNews Editor Faces Trespassing, Theft Charges

UPDATED November 26, 2023 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews It has been ten years since John Reynolds first published his article " A Salute to Bill "The Pen" Cleary. I read it ever so often whenever I need a pick-me-up. It is nice to be appreciated. SEE Reynolds ARTICLE BELOW Tuesday, November 21, 2023, I appeared in Gloucester City Municipal Court to answer two trespassing charges for walking around the Cold Springs Elementary School and one theft charge. I took a children's bench that I thought was trash. When I learned that it wasn't trash, I contacted the police,... Read more →

Impaired Driving Enforcement Crackdown to be Conducted Locally

...Part of Statewide Year End Campaign Lower Township — Police Chief Kevin Lewis announces that law enforcement officials from Lower Township will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end of year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign. Beginning December 1, 2023 and continuing through January 1, 2024, local, county, and state law enforcement officials will conduct saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints looking for motorists who may be driving while intoxicated. The national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” effort endeavors to raise awareness about the dangers of impaired driving... Read more →

Report Reveals Children in Most States Unprotected; NJ Receives F and PA, D

32 states get failing grades for laws addressing child and youth sex trafficking National State Law Survey Charts identify state-by–state progress in enacting laws that address specific issues analyzed under the Report Cards framework and provide a snapshot of where the nation stands as a whole on any particular policy goal. Washington, DC, Nov. 15, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tennessee is the highest-performing state for laws to protect children and youth from sex trafficking and the first to achieve an “A” grade in Shared Hope International’s Report Cards on Child and Youth Sex Trafficking, released today. As the only U.S.... Read more →

Investigation Into Civilian Death At Bellmawr State Police Station Continues

TRENTON (November 15, 2023)(CNBNews)— The Attorney General’s Office is investigating a fatality that occurred Wednesday, November 8, 2023, in Bellmawr, New Jersey. One adult male was found unresponsive and was pronounced dead in a restroom in the publicly accessible lobby area of the New Jersey State Police (NJSP) Bellmawr Station. His identity is not being released at this time. According to the preliminary investigation, on November 7, 2023, at approximately 11:05 p.m., members of the NJSP responded to a motor vehicle accident involving the male. He was subsequently placed under arrest for suspicion of driving under the influence, processed at... Read more →

DOWN IN DALLAS TOWN, 60 Years After The Murder Of John F. Kennedy

Down in Dallas Town is a startling film about the shifting terrain of public memory 60 years after the murder of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Through interviews with people on the street and songs recorded to memorialize JFK in the mid-1960s, the film explores the impact of the assassination on issues in today’s world, from lingering conspiracy theories to the proliferation of gun violence, homelessness, and the scourge of K-2. Personal narratives are juxtaposed with the sentiments articulated in blues, gospel, norteño, and calypso recordings to haunting affect. Especially poignant is the account of Mary Ann Moorman,... Read more →

New Jersey Republicans call for audit of wind power deal

By Christian Wade | The Center Square contributor Nov 6, 2023 Wind turbines producing energy along the coastline. PH Korsart | Shutterstock (The Center Square) — The fallout over Ørsted's decision to pull the plug on New Jersey's offshore wind projects is mounting, with Republicans calling for an audit of the state's contract providing taxpayer subsidies to the Danish-owned company. Last week, Ørsted announced that it is walking away from two large offshore wind power projects off the coast of New Jersey. The move delivered a major blow to the state's clean energy plans and Gov. Phil Murphy's push to... Read more →

Season Ends for Rowan's Field Hockey Team

BABSON PARK, MA – A pair of second-quarter goals just minutes apart lifted #10 Tufts to a 2-1 win over #16 Rowan in the second round of the NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championship hosted by Babson. With the loss, the Profs end their season with a 12-8 record after winning their third straight NJAC title and making their fifth consecutive appearance in the NCAA Championship. Julia Cavicchio gave the Profs the first lead on a penalty corner with 40 seconds to go in the first quarter, as she received the insert pass from Aurelia McManis at the top of... Read more →

Apply for Tax Credits for Historic Property Rehabilitation

Are you planning to rehabilitate a designated historic structure in New Jersey? If so, you may be eligible for tax credits up to 45% of your project's eligible costs through the Historic Property Reinvestment Program. This competitive program incentivizes the rehabilitation of historic structures identified by the National or New Jersey Register of Historic Places, the Pinelands Commission, or a Certified Local Government. The program will be open for applications on November 29th, 2023, and the deadline for submissions is February 29th, 2024. Learn More Read more →

Law Enforcement Conducts "NJ SAFE"; Target Fugitives in Newark & Nearby

Newark, N.J. – On Thursday, October 26, 2023, the New Jersey State Police Fugitive Unit, along with the assistance of the New Jersey State Police Crime Suppression North Unit, the Real Time Crime Center North Unit, the United States Marshals Service New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force, the Newark Police Department, and the New Jersey Department of Corrections - Special Operations Group, conducted a warrant operation in Newark, NJ. This operation, dubbed “NJ SAFE” (NJ Strategic Apprehension Fugitive Enforcement) targeted fugitives in Newark and the surrounding areas. Fugitives wanted by state, county and local law enforcement agencies were targeted... Read more →

Challenges to Solve When Dealing with a Home Cash Buyer

Selling a home to a home cash buyer is a great way to bypass the long process of listing your home for sale or dealing with a mortgage buyer. These companies are always looking for homes to buy and then sell or rent after adding value and modernizing them. Even though the deal looks so good for a home seller because it is fast and hassle-free, there are some challenges that home sellers might encounter. They also need to know how to deal with them. Slightly Lower House Sale Price with a Home Cash Buyer Every good thing has some... Read more →

Face of Defense: Airman Recruit Deshia Daniels-Corbett, a native of Newark, NJ

By Ashley Craig, Navy Office of Community Outreach MERIDIAN, Miss. - Sailors are some of the most highly-trained people on the planet, according to Navy officials, and this training requires highly-dedicated instructors. Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Patricia Elkins, Navy Office of Community Outreach At Naval Technical Training Center (NTTC) Meridian, instructors teach sailors to be combat-ready warfighters, while providing the tools and opportunities for continuous learning and development. Airman Recruit Deshia Daniels-Corbett, a native of Newark, New Jersey, is a student at NTTC Meridian, learning the necessary skills needed to be an aviation maintenance administrationman. “As an... Read more →

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Partnership with 10 New Jersey Communities

to Accelerate Lead Service Line Replacement as Part of Investing in America Agenda WASHINGTON (Nov. 6, 2023) – Today in New Brunswick, New Jersey, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Assistant Administrator for Water Radhika Fox announced a partnership with the State of New Jersey to assist 10 communities in accelerating progress toward lead service line identification and replacement, as part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to deliver clean drinking water to families and children, and EPA’s “Lead Service Line Replacement Accelerators” initiative. This initiative, which is in partnership with the Department of Labor and New Jersey, will work to provide... Read more →

NJMVC Facilities to Close for Upcoming State Holidays

TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) today announced the following facilities closures for next week’s state holidays: Tuesday, November 7th: All NJMVC facilities, including agencies, road test sites, and inspection stations, will be closed. Friday, November 10th: All NJMVC facilities, including agencies, road test sites, and inspection stations, will be closed. Saturday, November 11th: Inspection stations only will be closed. Regular Saturday operations will be in effect at all other NJMVC facilities. For the rest of the week, regular operations will be in effect at all NJMVC facilities. Meanwhile, remains open 24 hours a day, 7... Read more →

Guest Opinion: The Jewish Foundation of Philadelphia Responds to Senator Saval's Remarks

PHILADELPHIA PA (November 3, 2023)(CNBNews)--In response to Senator Saval's presence and outward support of last night's 30th Street cease-fire rally, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia had the following to say about his lack of sincerity: "The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia would like to express its disappointment toward State Senator Nikil Saval for his participation in the Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), Philly Palestine Coalition, and IfNotNow cease-fire rally last night at 30th Street Station. Senator Saval has previously stated that he “does not subscribe to the antizionism movement,” and yet, JVP proudly labels itself as an antizionist organization.... Read more →

Down Syndrome Individual Runs First World Major at NY City Marathon

New York, NY, Nov. 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Daniel Chaplin, 33, of Homewood, AL will be running in the TCS New York City Marathon for the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) on November 5th. This will be Daniel’s second marathon and his first World Marathon Major. He will also be representing the United States in the Parade of the Nations at the opening ceremony of the TCS New York City Marathon on Friday, November 3 alongside his guide, NDSS Senior Advisor Michelle Ray of Wilmington, DE. “It really means a lot to me to run and march in the... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: $161 Million Being Given To 543 municipalities In NJ

Funds will support safety, infrastructure, quality of life improvements CNBNews graphic file Top Recipients in Camden County Audubon Borough $357,528; Bellmawr Borough, $417,755; Camden City, $1,118,533... Gloucester City, $329,839; Gloucester Township, $403, 758; Pennsauken Township, $432, 090; Winslow Township, $304,141 (Trenton) – Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti today announced $161.25 million in Fiscal Year 2024 Municipal Aid grants, with 543 cities and towns across the state receiving funds to advance road, bridge, safety, and quality-of-life improvements, demonstrating the Department of Transportation’s Commitment to Communities. The competitive Municipal Aid grant program attracted 600 applications... Read more →


Dina Rogers to lead agency that serves important reentry mission throughout the State of New Jersey The New Jersey State Parole Board has recently announced the appointment of Dina Rogers as the new Executive Director of the agency. Rogers, who has been an employee of the State Parole Board since 2000, will be responsible for overseeing and managing a team of more than 600 sworn law enforcement and civilian staff as they process and supervise the over 16,000 individuals currently under the supervision of the State Parole Board. Her new role will begin on November 1, 2023. Chairman of the... Read more →

Open Letter to University of Pennsylvania President Liz Magill

CNBnews graphic file Dear President Magill, We are writing to express our concerns about your failure to condemn the recent antisemitic graffiti uncovered the evening of October 20 next to the University of Pennsylvania’s Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) chapter house. The graffiti in question read “The Jews R Nazis.” The University of Pennsylvania’s swift condemnation of this graffiti is needed to show Jewish students that you are committed to ensuring their safety and well-being, especially at a time when it is being threatened nationwide. While we understand that the University’s Division of Public Safety is still investigating the incident as... Read more →


MUNICIPALITIES ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR PROGRAM DESIGNATION AND BEGIN PROCESS OF TRANSFORMING LOCAL BLIGHTED PROPERTIES (23/P60) TRENTON – Renewing its commitment to a fairer and greener New Jersey, Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette today announced the relaunch of the DEP’s nationally recognized Brownfield Development Area Program, which aims to assist selected communities across the state in designing and implementing comprehensive remediation and redevelopment plans for underutilized contaminated properties. Municipalities are encouraged to apply here through April 30, 2024 to designate abandoned and blighted properties in their communities as a Brownfield Development Area (BDA). A BDA designation will kickstart a... Read more →

Guest Opinion: NJ's Elected Leaders Hiding The Truth

GUEST OPINION New Jersey's crime problem is out of control, police are failing to bring offenders to justice, and our elected leaders are hiding the truth. This is an issue I brought up in March, when most New Jersey police departments failed to participate in the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting program.but it is still a problem. Despite a dozen proposed laws to increase crime penalties, criminals are not being caught in the Garden State. In Newark, 94% of crimes reported to police remain unsolved. In New Brunswick 91 percent. In Jersey City, 92%. In West Orange, it's 89%. In Princeton,... Read more →

Skylands Stadium to Celebrate Annual Light Show & Christmas Village

Winter Wonderland Features Drive-Thru Lightfest, Photos With Santa, Live Music, S’mores Station, Local Artisan Shops, and Seasonal Food & Drink AUGUSTA, NJ - October 26, 2023 - Start your holiday season by helping Skylands Stadium celebrate its winter wonderland festivities at their 10th annual Christmas Light Show and Christmas Village! This dazzling winter extravaganza showcases a mile-long drive-thru course glittering with magical displays of light and a Christmas Village full of fun-filled activities, delicious treats, memory-making photo ops, and much more. The Light Show & Christmas Village is running on select dates and times from November 22 - December 30... Read more →

Orange City Man Sentenced for Scheme to Bribe Letter Carriers

NEWARK, N.J. – An Essex County, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 24 months in prison for his role in a scheme to bribe mail carriers to steal postal arrow keys used to unlock mail receptacles and to use stolen items from the mail to fraudulently obtain funds from banks, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Amin C. Jones, 29, of Orange, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton to an information charging him with one count each of bribery of U.S. Postal Service mail carriers and conspiracy to commit bank fraud. Judge Wigenton... Read more →

NJ Senior Freeze Property Tax Reimbursement Deadline for Filing October 31

DEADLINE FOR FILING 2022 Application is October 31, 2023 IT IS YOUR MONEY The Senior Freeze Program reimburses eligible senior citizens and disabled persons for property tax or mobile home park site fee increases on their principal residence (main home). To qualify, you must meet all the eligibility requirements for each year from the base year through the application year. Eligibility requirements, including income limits, and benefits available for all property tax relief programs are subject to change by the State Budget. 2022 Filing Deadline The deadline for 2022 applications is October 31, 2023. 2022 Payment Schedule We are currently... Read more →

CNB TRAVEL NEWS: Beware of Deer

NJDOT, NJDEP REMIND MOTORISTS TO BE ALERT AS DEER MATING SEASON GETS UNDERWAY (TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation and New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection remind motorists to be alert for white-tailed deer as days get shorter and deer become more active with the mating season getting underway. CNBNews graphic files Deer are involved in thousands of collisions with motor vehicles in New Jersey each year, with the highest number occurring during the fall mating season,” said NJDEP Fish & Wildlife Assistant Commissioner Dave Golden. “It is very important that motorists in all parts of the state... Read more →

ABSECON LIGHTHOUSE, the Tallest Lighthouse in NJ, Third Tallest in the Country

ABSECON, NJ (October 16, 2023)(CNBNews)--The Absecon Lighthouse in New Jersey is the tallest lighthouse in the state and the third tallest in the country. In 1993, the Inlet Public/Private Association adopted the lighthouse as a symbol of the revitalization of the Inlet section of the town. The restoration of the lighthouse was completed in 1999, followed by the reconstruction of the Keeper's Dwelling in 2001. The final phase, which was the restoration of the 2-acre site, was completed in 2003. The funding for the project came from grants provided by the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority and the NJ Department of... Read more →

Some NJ Towns Continue the Improper Practice of Sick/Vacation Payouts

By Christian Wade | The Center Square contributor Oct 10, 2023 (The Center Square) — New Jersey's top fiscal watchdog is pressuring cities and towns that haven't complied with his office's demands to end "improper" sick and vacation time payouts, warning that he may seek to withhold state funding. CNBNews graphic file In a letter to Gov. Phil Lamont and legislative leaders, Acting State Comptroller Kevin Walsh said at least nine local governments have "refused to cooperate" with his office to develop corrective action plans by evaluating and addressing deficiencies in their sick and vacation leave policies. Walsh said if... Read more →

$1.765 Billion Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold in California

One New Jersey Player Won $100,000 and Seven More Won $50,000 TRENTON (Oct. 12, 2023) – One California Lottery player won the $1.765 billion Powerball jackpot from the Wednesday, October 11, drawing. This was the second largest Powerball and U.S. lottery jackpot in history. The cash value is $774.1 million. Eight New Jersey Lottery tickets matched four of the five white balls and the Power Ball drawn winning the $50,000 second-tier prize. One of those tickets was purchased with Power Play, multiplying the prize to $100,000. Those tickets were sold at the following locationsThe winning numbers for the Wednesday, October... Read more →

Man Files Lawsuit Against New Jersey over Religious Oath for Political Candidates

By Christian Wade | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) — A New Jersey man considering a run for the U.S. House of Representatives has filed a federal lawsuit asking the court to nullify a state law requiring political candidates to take a religious oath to qualify for the ballot. The lawsuit, filed by the Freedom From Religion Foundation on behalf of Jason Tosone, argues that by not allowing those running for office to complete the candidate petition without swearing “so help me God,” the Secretary of State and Division of Elections is violating their constitutional rights. "The New... Read more →

NJDOT Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) is holding a Virtual Public Information Center (PIC) to provide residents, officials, and businesses with information on the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment Program. Please visit the following website any time between Wednesday, October 11, 2023 through Wednesday, October 25, 2023 to learn more about the project and leave comments: (Please note, the link will not be live before October 11.) New Jersey has designated the Interstate Highways as Alternative Fuel Corridors (AFCs), to be equipped with electric vehicle fast chargers no more than 50 miles apart, and within 1 mile of an... Read more →

NJMVC Facilities Closed Monday, State Holiday

TRENTON – All New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) facilities, including agencies, road test sites, and inspection stations, will be closed on Monday, October 9, 2023, in observance of the state holiday. The website is open 24/7, allowing most NJMVC business to be completed online at the customers’ convenience. More than 25 online services are available, including driver license renewals and replacements, vehicle registration renewals and replacements, address changes, specialty plate requests, driver abstract requests, and more. New Jerseyans seeking motor vehicle services should always visit the NJMVC website first to utilize online services, schedule required appointments for in-person... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Coast Guard rescues three after boat capsizes from water in Great Bay, NJ

image courtesy of Coast Guard PHILADELPHIA PA (October 8, 2023)(CNBNews)— A Coast Guard aircrew rescued three people from the water Saturday after a vessel capsized in Great Bay, in Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. The operator aboard an 18-foot disabled vessel used a VHF-FM radio to contact Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders Saturday afternoon requesting assistance getting to shore. The operator reported he had three people aboard his vessel and was anchored less than a mile from Great Bay Marina. Shortly after the initial radio call, the operator sent a second radio hail to the Coast Guard relaying... Read more →

5 Simple Ways to Desirably Boost Your Nutrition!

Nutrition and well-being go hand in hand, explaining why it is essential to consume nutrient-rich foods. These foods usually contain low saturated fats and are rich in minerals and vitamins. Despite these benefits, not everyone can include these nutrient-dense meals. So, how can one identify nutrient-dense foods? How to Identify Nutrient-Dense Foods Nutrient-dense foods have high levels of nutrients per calorie. To identify these foods, it is essential to check the Nutrition Facts Label and read all the ingredients listed before buying any food item. Alternatively, one can check if a food item has the American Heart Association heart-check label.... Read more →

DOWN THE SHORE: AC Electric/Sustainable Jersey Award Cities $50,000 to Support Open Spaces

Grants support clean, safe parks redevelopment, enhance community resiliency through emergency preparedness and more MAYS LANDING, N.J. (October 4, 2023) – To help support the development of environmental, open space and resiliency projects across South Jersey communities, Atlantic City Electric and Sustainable Jersey today announced the 10 recipients of the 2023 Sustainable Communities Grants Program. The one-time grants of up to $5,000 each, totaling $50,000, support nature preservation, safer parks, and enhanced resiliency for local communities. This funding is made available through Atlantic City Electric’s Sustainable Communities Grant program. “We are so pleased to help our local communities bring these... Read more →

Video: American Bandstand, filmed in Philly (1963)

PHILADELPHIA PA, NOVEMBER 1963(CNBNews)- In the early years of the show, there were strict dress codes for both the gents and the ladies. The females were required to wear a blouse and skirt and were not allowed to wear dungarees. Boys, on the other hand, had to wear suit jackets and ties. In the accompanying picture, most girls are seen sporting a "BeeHive" hairdo, while the boys' hairstyle was referred to as a "Peter Gun", named after the detective who played the starring role in a popular TV show in the '60s. However, this style for boys did not last... Read more →

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen say this is no way to run a railroad

Sat., Sept. 30, NJ Transit to celebrate 40 years with VIPs riding in historic rail cars. Protesting locomotive engineers will ask riders questions about the rail agency’s current policies and future. Transit agency spends $440+ million on lavish new and unnecessary executive offices while engineers haven’t had a raise since 2019. BAY HEAD, N.J. - On Saturday, September 30, NJ Transit will celebrate its history by packing a 40th Anniversary Express with rail buffs, VIPs and NJ Transit managers for a trip from New York’s Penn Station down NJ Transit’s North Coast Line. When the train stops at Bay Head... Read more →

McCormick Says US Attorney Sellinger Who Represents New Jersey Should resign

Lisa McCormick asks US Attorney to resign Lisa McCormick, who challenged US Senator Robert Menendez in the 2018 primary election, has issued a call for the resignation of Phillip R. Sellinger, U.S. Attorney for the state of New Jersey. As U.S. Attorney, Sellinger supervises a staff of about 155 federal prosecutors and 130 support personnel and he is responsible for overseeing all federal criminal prosecutions and the litigation of all civil matters in New Jersey in which the federal government has an interest. In her letter to Sellinger, McCormick points out that he was "the single largest contributor to Senator... Read more →

One of The Largest Halloween Parades in the Nation

Annual Toms River Halloween Parade October 31, 7 pm Reported to be the 2nd largest Parade of its type in the world by the Guinness Book of World Records! It’s a parade with plenty of floats and decorative Halloween-themed attractions. Arrive early. It is recommended you arrive about 2 hours prior to the start of the parade. This allows time to get settled and comfortable so the parade can begin on time. In the past, people have put chairs out even earlier. The parade starts at 7:00 pm, from the Toms River Center located at Main Street and Route 37,... Read more →

Data Security in Decommissioning: Protecting Your Assets and Information

In an era where data is the lifeblood of organizations, decommissioning data centers is a critical process that demands meticulous attention to data security. Whether prompted by technological advancements, changing business needs, or sustainability goals, data center decommissioning should prioritize the protection of valuable assets and sensitive information. In this article, we will delve into the crucial aspect of data security during the decommissioning process, with insights from experts at The Significance of Data Security in Decommissioning Data centers house valuable assets, including servers, storage devices, and, most importantly, data. This data may encompass sensitive customer information, proprietary business... Read more →

Coach USA to Discontinue O.N.E. Bus Service in Orange and Essex Counties

Paramus, NJ – Coach USA today announced that O.N.E. Bus routes 24, 31, and 44, which run in Orange County, Newark, and Essex County, will be discontinued effective October 8, 2023. Dan Rodriguez, Vice President of Public Affairs at Coach USA said, “We attempted to find a solution that would allow service to continue but none prevailed.” He went on to say, “Routes managed by operators such as O.N.E Bus, DeCamp Bus Lines, and A&C Bus Corp are legacy lines that in most cases were created long before the New Jersey Transit was, as years progressed and costs went up,... Read more →