EPA to Fund Projects at 2 NJ Universities

EPA Selects over 40 Organizations to Receive $9.3 Million in Pollution Prevention Grants NEW YORK (September 23, 2020) – Today, during Pollution Prevention (P2) Week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the selection of 42 organizations across 39 states to receive grant funding totaling $9.3 million, supporting pollution prevention across the country. These grants will fund projects that provide businesses and other facilities with information, training, and tools to help them develop and adopt cost-effective changes in production, operation, and use of materials to reduce costs and the use of water, energy and other natural resources. Two universities in... Read more →


Seasonal Fruits & Vegetables Not to Miss This Fall!

(September 26, 2020)--From the juiciness of strawberries in summer to the earthy goodness of pumpkins in the fall, there’s something special about eating fruit and vegetables that are in season. As well as being environmentally friendly, seasonal produce is more nutritious and has a greater depth of flavor. It’s also a great way to vary your diet throughout the year, rather than eating the same tired old meals month after month. But as the summer fades and the dusky fall evenings arrive, what should you be eating now? Here’s a look at some delicious fruit and veg that is in season... Read more →


Boat rentals – Things to keep in mind

(September 26, 2020)--The concept of boat rentals is gaining popularity today! It's a popular way for kids and their parents to enjoy quality time and witness water adventures. Today, you will come across several boat manufacturers and brands that have endless sizes and styles of boats. The question is which boat rental is correct for you. If you want to know this, you have to keep a few factors in mind. How does the boat rental function? Have you decided on the activity that you want to try out? That will determine the boat rental. Do you find water skiing interesting?... Read more →


What Can I Give My Dog For Pain Relief?

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine JoAnna Pendergrass (DVM) answers your questions today on the Honest Paws blog: How can I tell if my dog is in pain? And what can I give my dog if he/she is in pain? One of the most common questions that veterinarians are asked is, "What can I give my dog for pain?" When your dog is in pain, it can be heartbreaking. No one likes to see their four-legged friend in any kind of distress. Worse still, dogs are notorious for hiding pain. Meaning that by the time a loving pet parent is finally able to... Read more →


Joseph Kaelin of Bass River Sentenced to 20 Years for Sexual Assault of Girl

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 62-year-old Bass River man was sentenced today in Superior Court to 20 years in New Jersey state prison for sexually assaulting an underage girl over a period of several years. Joseph Kaelin pled guilty in February to Aggravated Sexual Assault (First Degree) before the Hon. Terrence R. Cook, P.J.Cr., who handed down the sentence. The term was the result of a plea agreement with the BCPO. Under the agreement, Kaelin will not become eligible for parole and must serve the entire 20-year sentence. “Today, justice was served for the despicable crimes committed by... Read more →


ARCHDIOCESAN HIGH SCHOOLS TO MOVE FORWARD WITH INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC COMPETITION

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Office of Catholic Education and Faith in the Future Foundation are pleased to announce that the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s 17 high schools may resume interscholastic athletic competition while continuing to strictly follow health and safety guidelines. On August 24th, it was announced that Archdiocesan high schools throughout the five-county region would opt out of inter-scholastic athletic competition for the fall season. That decision was made after review of local and State guidelines; recommendations from county health departments in effect at that time; and pandemic related statistics in the region. It was also reflective of the primary focus... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Recognizes Employees’ Outstanding Volunteer Work

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (Sept. 23, 2020) – Atlantic City Electric has recognized four employees, Ronald Mascola, Sean Newlin, Sharon Roach and Karen Stanford, for their community volunteer work at the company’s virtual Powering Communities Employee Volunteer Awards. To recognize the employees’ hard work, Atlantic City Electric’s parent company, Exelon, announced a combined $20,000 in charitable contributions to the local nonprofits that the award winners support. During COVID-19, when the need for support is greater than ever, Atlantic City Electric and its employees have continued to find innovative ways to continue volunteering efforts and supporting local nonprofits. “Our employee volunteers are the... Read more →


New Jersey Quick Hits for Friday, Sept. 25

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square Bill requiring access to public records during an emergency passes Senate The Senate passed a bipartisan bill that would prohibit public officials from denying open records requests during emergencies. Republican senators say Gov. Phil Murphy has denied access to some records, claiming the Health Power Act allows him to do so. “The Act was never intended to keep the public in the dark in times of crisis, but today it is being used to conceal data and information on decisions impacting public health and fiscal stability from public and legislative scrutiny,” said Sen. Joe... Read more →


Dept. of Justice Investigating Military Ballots Found in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Federal authorities in Pennsylvania are investigating “reports of potential issues with a small number of mail-in ballots at the Luzerne County Board of Elections.” FBI agents and the Pennsylvania State Police “have conducted numerous interviews and recovered and reviewed certain physical evidence,” the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania said in a statement. Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis requested the federal investigation, and election officials have cooperated with the probe. “At this point we can confirm that a small number of military ballots were discarded,” according... Read more →


Adelphi's 32nd Annual Golf Classic to Benefit Student-Athletes

This year, on Thursday, October 15, the University's Golf Classic again will benefit Adelphi's student-athletes in need. GARDEN CITY, NY (09/24/2020) For the past 32 years, Adelphi University has hosted an annual golf classic, raising money for important causes such as scholarships. This year, on Thursday, October 15, the University's Golf Classic again will benefit Adelphi's student-athletes in need. The event, held at the North Hempstead Country Club in Port Washington, New York, will begin with registration starting at 11 a.m., followed by brunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the shotgun start to proceed at 1 p.m. All net... Read more →


EPIFANIA, MIGNOGNA AND SIMILA SELECTED ROWAN MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY CAPTAINS

Dario Epifania Dean Mignogna Nick Simila GLASSBORO, NJ – Dario Epifania, Dean Mignogna and Nick Simila have been chosen captains for the 2020 Rowan University men’s cross country team. “We went with three captains this year because of the size of training groups dictated by COVID,” said head coach Dustin Dimit. “We are fortunate to have a lot of guys that had already been leading or helping the team in a variety of ways. Our captains have stepped in and done a great job so far leading their training groups. We are lucky to have strong leadership to help us through... Read more →


When to Start Preparing for the MCAT

(September 25, 2020)--As a medical field aspirator, making the necessary preparation for your pre-medical studies can never be jeopardized. Even after applying to study in your medical school of choice, your application could get forfeited without great scores in your MCAT exam results. So to speak, knowing when to start preparing for the MCAT is an important aspect to make good grades. In this post, you learn when and how to study for the MCAT effectively. I also show you how to make your own personal MCAT study plan schedule to effectively prep and feel ready to take the exam with... Read more →


Federico Solmi: The Bacchanalian Ones

On view November 2, 2020 – January 9, 2021 GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University Art Gallery presents The Bacchanalian Ones, an exhibition that investigates the contradictions and inaccuracies in historical narratives that have led society to a chaotic era of misinformation, corruption, and hypocrisy. On view by appointment from November 2, 2020 – January 9, 2021, The Bacchanalian Oneswill feature augmented reality-based artworks, a new virtual reality project, paintings, and never before seen video animations from artist Federico Solmi. In The Bacchanalian Ones, Solmi presents his ghoulish, satirical depictions of political leaders, colonial rulers, and historical explorers as indulgent devotees of... Read more →


VIDEO: Anarchists in Kentucky Supported by Louisville Bail Initiative

CNBNews Staff Louisville, Kentucky (Sept. 25, 2020)-- Anarchists unload signs and weapons from a U-Haul following the announcement on Wednesday, Sept. 23, that officers Sgt. Jon Mattingly and Detective Miles Cosgrove who fired their weapons at Breonna Taylor’s home were deemed justified in the shooting. Det. Brett Hankison, was charged with first-degree wanton endangering the lives of people inside the apartment next door. The main stream media reported the protests following the Grand Jury's decision were spontaneous. However, according to the Gateway Pundit, the rioters were actually being supported by the Louisville Bail Initiative . Holly Zoller, a member of the... Read more →


New Jersey Congressman Leads Effort to Expand Apprenticeship Training

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) voted to advance the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020, legislation that invests more than $3.5 billion to create nearly one million new apprenticeship opportunities over the next five years. Norcross is a lead sponsor and author of the bill along with his fellow House Education in Labor Committee members Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) and Chairman Bobby Scott (VA-03). The proposal marks a historic investment in workforce training as the nation continues to face record-level unemployment due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “A registered apprenticeship program shaped my life – laying the foundation for... Read more →


CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA RECEIVE RECOGNITION

AS 2020 NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOLS OF EXCELLENCE Mother of Providence Regional Catholic School in Wallingford (Delaware County), Saint Katharine of Sienna Parish School in Wayne (Delaware County), and Saint Patrick Schoolin Malvern (Chester County) were selected as part of the 2020 cohort of National Blue Ribbon Schools in an announcement made today by Betsy DeVos, the United States Secretary of Education. The Archdiocesan schools are three of 367 schools and among only 50 non-public schools selected nationally for this distinction. Each school was chosen for this honor based on overall academic excellence. Two of the three received National Blue Ribbon... Read more →


NJ Republicans Describe Murphy's Approved $32.7 Billion Budget as Fraudulent & Fake

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The Democratic-controlled New Jersey Legislature passed a $32.7 billion state budget Thursday, but not before a heated debate with Republicans. Gloucestercitynews.net files LOVE YOUR MONEY The budget, which takes effect Oct. 1 and runs through June 30, 2021, includes an increased tax on income of more than $1 million and a 2.5 percent surcharge on corporate profits over $1 million. This year’s budget does not include a tax rebate of up to $500 for couples with children that meet certain income limits that is part of a budget compromise reached... Read more →


Bat Ticks Found for the First Time in New Jersey

Live larval bat ticks (Carios kelleyi) removed in 2019 from big brown bats in Mercer County, New Jersey. Photo: J. Occi, Rutgers Center for Vector Biology. A tick species associated with bats has been reported for the first time in New Jersey and could pose health risks to people, pets and livestock, according to a Rutgers-led study in the Journal of Medical Entomology. This species (Carios kelleyi) is a “soft” tick. Deer ticks, which carry Lyme disease, are an example of “hard” ticks. “All ticks feed on blood and may transmit pathogens (disease-causing microbes) during feeding,” said lead author James L.... Read more →


PA Republican Legislator Seek US Supreme Court's Intervention in Ballot Dispute

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The U.S. Supreme Court may end up reviewing the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision to extend the deadline for mailed ballots to be received and counted in this year’s general election. Gloucestercitynews.net files Related: A sample of Election Fraud across the country On Tuesday, Pennsylvania’s House and Senate Republican caucuses asked the state’s top court for a stay so it can make an appeal to the federal court. Last week, in a split ruling, a majority of justices sided with the Democratic Party leaders who requested additional time for election officials... Read more →


*Letters to the Editor: Keep building for your future at Camden County College

My New Online Course for October I have already filled two sections of Law I for Fall. A brand new section has just been opened: LAW101-BOL1 (10/28-12/17). I'm telling you ahead of time so that you will have one of the first chances to get into it. There are still 40 days to go until the class starts, so this one may fill up too. If you are interested, please register for it now through WebAdvisor or the CCC Registrar's Office. The course is like my others: textbook readings, online readings and online tests. There is no Zoom or any on... Read more →


Loretta Rose Valora, of Deptford

Loretta Rose Valora Deptford – Surrounded by her loving and caring family, Loretta passed peacefully at home on September 22, 2020 at the age of 80. (nee Pendeline). Formerly of Williamstown. Predeceased by her husband, Norman Valora. Loving mother of Marco Anthony and his wife, Kimberly and Joseph Anthony Jr. Cherished grandmother of Marco Jr., Michael and Janina Anthony. Also survived by her loving friend and caregiver, Mary Blackiston. Loretta will be forever remembered for her Sunday pasta dinners and baking cookies. She always looked forward to her shopping trips with Kim and Mary. Loretta’s family would like to give a... Read more →


Camden Detectives Investigating Murder

Camden, N.J. – Detectives are investigating the events that led to a man being fatally shot late Wednesday evening, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki. The man arrived at an area hospital suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest around 11:15 p.m. on Sept. 23. The victim, identified as Carl James, 19, of Camden, was pronounced dead from his injuries shortly after midnight on Sept. 24. Detectives continue to investigate the events that led up to the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call CCPO Det. Elvin Nunez at... Read more →


GTPD Collects Approximately 490 Lbs of Unwanted Prescription Drugs

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (Sept. 24, 2020)----Great work by our Gloucester Township residents who utilized our GTPD Prescription Dropoff Boxes at our municipal building! We collected approximately 490 lbs of unwanted prescription drugs between July and September of this year. Misuse of prescription opioids, CNS depressants, and stimulants is a serious public health problem in the United States. Although most people take prescription medications responsibly, in 2017, According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, an estimated 18 million people have misused such medications at least once in the past year. We remind our doctors, pharmacists and residents that we collect medication... Read more →


Arnold DiMatteo, of Bellmawr

Arnold DiMatteo, on September 20, 2020, of Bellmawr, formerly of South Philadelphia. Age 85. Beloved husband of Rose M. (nee Capobianchi). Devoted father of Arnold, Gaetano (Kelly) and the late Dana. Dear grandfather of Jessica, Dean, Crystal, Michaela, Dalton, Isabella and Gabriella and great grandfather of Landon, Peyton, Autumn, Guiliana and Azaria. Brother of the late Nick DiMatteo. Also survived by his aunt Jennie Klein and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Arnold, a Korean War veteran, proudly served in the U.S. Air Force from 1952 until 1962, later rejoined and served in the Air National Guard, retiring as a Senior Master... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Trapping In New Jersey

2020-2021 Beaver/Otter Trapping Season Supplement (pdf, 710kb) TRAPPER EDUCATION COURSES Classes are held rain or shine and students must be prepared to be outside the entire time. Bring a pencil, pliers, and a lunch; wear hip boots. All other materials provided. Students must attend both days of a two-day class. Tuckahoe WMA, Lenape Farms Section (Atlantic County) October 11 Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst Range 14 (Burlington County) October 25 Register online - scroll down to Trapper Education class of choice. Furbearer Management Newsletters 2018 NJ Trapper Harvest, Recreational and Economic Survey GENERAL INFORMATION Modern, regulated trapping is used to manage... Read more →


Westville Man Allegedly Recorded Females at Cape May County Technical HS Bathroom

Cape May Court House, New Jersey (September 24, 2020)--– Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland along with Chief Christopher Leusner of the Middle Township Police Department announce the arrest of Gregory Mahley, 51 years old, of West Deptford, NJ, on additional charges relating to Manufacturing and Possessing Child Pornography. On September 9, 2020, the Gloucester Township Police Department arrested Gregory Mahley after mirrors were found in girls bathroom stalls at the Glen Landing Middle School in Gloucester Township, NJ. The Gloucester Township investigation revealed that Mahley, a commercial HVAC technician employed by Multi-Temp Mechanical, Inc., located in Westville, NJ, had... Read more →


Gambling in Thailand

SEPTEMBER 24, 2020)--Are you a citizen of Thailand who is unable to gamble because of the pandemic? Say goodbye to your worries. Gambling in Thailand is governed by a set of rules and restrictions set by its government. As per the legislation in the country, Horse racing and Thai Lottery are the only two forms of gambling allowed under the Thailand Law. Online gambling websites that are legally licensed in other countries do not face pressure by Thailand officials. Keep reading to find out how you can calm your urge to gamble while sitting at home in Thailand. Thailand is home... Read more →


What Makes A Headphone Audiophile Quality

Headphones have become just as advanced as the smartphones and tablets they are attached to. Whether you’re an avid music listener, a gamer or you’re just someone who loves a good pair of headphones with excellent sound quality you should check out the the budget audiophile headphone list at Audio Direct. Just because you’re buying headphones doesn’t mean you have to invest in any old pair of headphones that will get the job done. After all, you can have a high-quality product that transforms your listening experience. What should you look for in good quality headphones? Better yet, what makes a... Read more →


EPA Honors 2020 ENERGY STAR Residential New Construction Market Leaders in PA.

PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 23, 2020) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is honoring 348 organizations with ENERGY STAR Residential New Construction Market Leader Awards for their important contributions to energy–efficient construction and environmental protection. Recently, EPA has recognized 15 organizations across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as ENERGY STAR Residential New Construction Market Leaders, whose efforts have made outstanding contributions in building, manufacturing, rating and certifying ENERGY STAR Homes. ENERGY STAR certified homes and apartments are at least 10% more energy efficient than those built to code and achieve a 20% improvement on average while providing homeowners with better quality, performance and... Read more →


Expiration Dates for Commercial Driver Licenses, Learner Permits Extended by MVC

TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) today announced the expiration dates for all valid New Jersey commercial driver licenses (CDLs) and commercial learner permits (CLPs) that expired on or after March 1, 2020 have been extended to December 31, 2020. In addition, medical certifications for valid CDL and CLP holders have been extended, dependent on expiration dates. Medical certifications that expired on or after March 1, 2020 but before June 1, 2020have been extended until October 31, 2020. Medical certifications that expired on or after June 1, 2020 have been extended to December 31, 2020. “Commercial drivers are... Read more →


OP-ED: Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month:

Submitted by Summit Oaks Hospital Breaking the Stigma Together Each month we recognize, observe and celebrate all of the designated National Awareness Months in unique and different ways. Our focus shifts from topic to topic, by addressing mental health and substance use disorders. In doing so, we engage ongoing discussions with our communities and among ourselves to find new ways to break the negative stigmas attached to seeking treatment. This month, like many of our partners and provider networks, we are recognizing Suicide Awareness and Prevention with hopes that we can provide an opportunity for comfort and healing to those who... Read more →


Benefits of Feeding Acidophilus Dog Probiotics to Your Pup 

SEPTEMBER 24, 2020--All bacteria are not as harmful as evident from probiotics, which are helpful bacteria that improve dog health. These bacteria occur naturally in the digestive tracts and available as supplements that can help your dog Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files develop a robust immune system that can take care of several health issues related to digestive tract and allergies. Different species of probiotics like Lactobacillus, Streptococcus, Bifidobacterium, and Enterococcus are present in the intestine. Additional supplements can help maintain the right levels that ensure good health, especially during and after antibiotic and steroid treatments. The best probiotics for dogs are available... Read more →


Black History Museum to Host Virtual Workshop at Adelphi

GARDEN CITY, NY (09/23/2020) Fred Saffold, the director and founder of the True Black History Museum, will take the Adelphi University community and other interested participants on a journey through the African-American experience in a virtual workshop on Monday, September 28, 2020. Gloucestercitynews.net files "What They Didn't Teach You in History Class: America's Hidden True Black History" is part of an Adelphi Student Government Association speakers series focused on diversity and inclusion. The True Black History Museum was established to preserve the history of African-American people and to educate others of the many contributions that Black Americans have made to humanity.... Read more →


Consumer Alert: Beware of Free Trial Offers

September 22, 2020 by Lisa Lake Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Getting free stuff is cool…until it isn’t free. It is decidedly uncool when, after luring you in with “free trials” for products you might like, a company hits you with surprise charges during the supposedly “free” trial period. In a complaint filed in federal court, the FTC alleges that NutraClick, which marketed dietary supplements and beauty products through paid subscription programs, broke the law by not making it clear exactly when its free trials ended and the billing began. NutraClick offered samples of its products as part of an 18- or... Read more →


Weatherization Program Helps Delawareans Invest in Their Homes

Program is Free to Delaware Families Who Qualify It’s time for Delawareans to prepare their homes for winter weather. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control offers the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) at no cost to qualified low-income families to reduce energy costs. DNREC encourages Delaware homeowners and renters to review the eligibility guidelines athttps://de.gov/wap to then receive a free energy audit. An auditor will determine the services to improve the energy efficiency of the homes. Typical services include air-sealing, insulation, heating system repair, lighting upgrades and minor repairs that are necessary to complete energy-saving measures. Last year, 195... Read more →


LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Dems Trying to Claim Ownership of the Supreme Court

The Democratic Party is trying to claim ownership of the Supreme Court and prevent President Trump from appointing a true conservative to the bench. This is the difference between Democrats and Republicans. The Democratic Party always believes they are owed something. This is not how the Supreme Court works. The Supreme Court doesn’t owe anyone anything. The Supreme Court is there to lawfully, and faithfully, uphold our Constitution. That is the beauty of the Supreme Court, it doesn’t belong to a political party. I like to say nothing from the left surprises me anymore but this weekend hit a new low... Read more →


The Need for Sporting Activities in Learning Institutions

(SEPTEMBER 24, 2020)--Sports can be defined as an activity that requires you to apply some skill and physical effort to complete. Sports are often used as a means of entertainment as well as a way of keeping students motivated towards a common goal. Sports are the main contributor to physical fitness in most learning institutions, which directly contributed to your improved mental, physical and emotional health. As such, physical fitness can be defined as your ability to perform specific tasks without necessarily getting tired or with minimal effort. When a person is said to be physically fit, it could mean that... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on New Jersey College Students

Skylar Ruff of Blackwood joins cohort of new Lasell University students NEWTON, MA (09/21/2020)-- Skylar Ruff became a new student at Lasell University this fall. Ruff, a resident of Blackwood (08012), will study Health Science. More than 370 new students joined the Lasell community in September for the fall semester. New and returning students were given a choice to study in residential, commuter, or fully online settings to accommodate their preferences during the pandemic. Class of 2024 Enrolled at Nichols College DUDLEY, MA (09/22/2020)-- The newest class is welcomed to Nichols College. Cole Melo of East Providence, RI. Jonathan Devlin of... Read more →


NYPD Fails to Honor 10 ICE Detainers filed Against Dominican Criminal; Public Safety Threat

NEW YORK – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) lodged 10 immigration detainers during the past two years on an illegally present Dominican national after he was arrested on 10 separate occasions by the New York Police Department (NYPD). After each arrest, he was released into the community to reoffend with active immigration detainers in place. “Jhonny Alejandro Soto-Ubaldo is one of many examples of how New York’s sanctuary city policies place the safety of the residents at risk. Their willful uncooperative nature provides criminals such as Soto-Ubaldo the opportunity to re-offend,” said Tony H. Pham, senior official performing the duties... Read more →


Chester County Doctor Agrees to Pay $1.2 Million Fine to Settle Allegations

of Fraudulent Billing and Unlawful Opioid Distribution PHILADELPHIA— United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Thomas J. Whalen, D.O., 65, of Berwyn, PA, has agreed to pay the United States $1,257,499.00 to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act that he submitted or caused the submission of false claims to federal health care plans for FDA-approved versions of Remicade, Orencia, Prolia/Xgeva, Synvisc/Synvisc One, and Boniva when he had, in fact, administered non-FDA-approved, foreign versions of these medications. In addition, the civil settlement resolves admissions that Whalen knowingly and intentionally prescribed controlled substances outside the usual course of professional practice and... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: Dog Tags, How the Tradition and Nickname Came About

Sept. 9, 2020 | BY Katie Lange, DOD News We all know what dog tags are — those little oval disks on a chain that service members wear to identify themselves in combat. But have you ever wondered how and when that tradition started, and why they're called dog tags? We did some research to find the answers. Origins of the "Dog Tag" Nickname According to the Army Historical Foundation, the term "dog tag" was first coined by newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst. In 1936, Hearst wanted to undermine support for President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal. He had heard the... Read more →


National Bar Association: "Justice Was Not Served"

Not only was justice not served, the desultory and insufficient result we received today was also unacceptably slow in manifesting. It has been over six months since Breonna Taylor’s innocent life was senselessly taken at the hands of careless, negligent, and indifferent law enforcement officials sworn to protect and serve her. As officers of the court that take our oaths and hold our bar licenses in high regard, we urge our families and friends of color around us to place faith in the justice system within which we work, pointing out that the system needs our participation if it is ever... Read more →


Special Hours for Senior Citizens at MVC for New/Used Car Purchases

Vehicle Centers Hold 2-4PM Tuesday/Thursday for Customers 65+ TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) announced today that starting Tuesday, September 22, all MVC Vehicle Centers will set aside special hours from 2-4pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays for customers age 65 and over and those who are medically prohibited from wearing a mask. These “Senior Hours” will only be for new and used car purchases, at Vehicle Centers. Customers are reminded that no license transactions are processed at Vehicle Centers. No individual appointments are necessary. Eligible customers should arrive at the agency no earlier than 2:00pm so that they... Read more →


SEPTEMBER 23 ANNIVERSARY OF ROWAN WOMEN’S SOCCER’S FIRST GAME 

GLASSBORO, NJ – September 23 is the anniversary of the Rowan University women’s soccer team’s first-ever game in 1995. On that date, the women’s soccer team traveled to Montclair State University for the initial contest in the program’s history at the University. The game ended in a 1-1 draw. Forward Crystal Feo gave the Profs a 1-0 advantage at 28:06 and the Red Hawks came back to tie the score at the 75th minute. Goalkeeper Danielle Palaia made three saves. Feo ended the season with 17 points, six goals and five assists. The Profs went on to finish the year with... Read more →


Riverside Music Sessions Announced in Red Bank

Ticketed, Outdoor, Live Music Performances Return Sept. 26, Oct. 3 Red Bank, NJ —Red Bank RiverCenter has announced a socially-distant concert series, the Riverside Music Sessions presented by the Asbury Park Press on Saturday, September 26 and Saturday, October 3 at Riverside Gardens Park. The Sept. 26 Riverside Music Sessions line-up is: Almost U2, at 11 a.m.; Decade “Neil Young Tribute” at 2 p.m.; and “Heat Wave” a Linda Ronstadt Tribute featuring Sharon Lasher at 5 p.m. Rain date is Sunday, Sept. 27. The Oct. 3 Riverside Music Sessions line-up is: The Haven w/Special Guest Carl Gentry at 11 a.m.; The... Read more →