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FACE OF DEFENSE: Suicides on USS George Washington a Concern

Stars and Stripes MAY 12, 2022 House lawmakers on Wednesday raised alarm over the string of suicides on the USS George Washington and the readiness of the Navy overall as the Pentagon’s top official acknowledged shortcomings with how sailors are housed on ships undergoing repairs. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told a subpanel of the House Appropriations Committee that the Pentagon is awaiting the results of two investigations into the George Washington and figuring out how to lodge sailors in the future after three of the ship’s crew members died in less than one week in April. “Whether or not we... Read more →


CNB Consumer Alert: Avoid Rescuing Young Wildlife

DNREC Reminder to Help Their Survival: 'If You Care, Leave Them There’ Look but don’t touch, much less disturb – and even then, just a quick glance and be on your way – that’s the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s message to Delawareans who are likely to see young wildlife in their backyards or almost anywhere in the outdoors this time of year. DNREC wants the public to be aware that the best thing to do when encountering young wildlife of any species is to leave the animals alone, since their mothers are usually nearby monitoring them. Taking... Read more →


Taxpayers Against Fraud Weekly Newsletter

Weekly Newsletter | May 20, 2022 | Fraud in America: Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) On today’s episode of Fraud in America, we’re interviewing Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), one of the key architects of the modern False Claims Act and other fraud fighting programs. In this interview, he discusses why he entered public service, the success of whistleblower laws like the False Claims Act and SEC Whistleblower Program, and how he is working with other legislative champions to strengthen these laws. Watch the episode here. Legal Developments TAF: A Look Back on the Success of the SEC Whistleblower Program To date,... Read more →


WE CAN WALK TO REMEMBER JUNE 19

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (CNBNews)The annual We Can Foundation Walk to Remember will be held on June 19, at the Pine Grove Fire Hall, 9th and Jersey Avenue, Gloucester City. The organization helps people who are fighting addiction. The public is invited to attend. If you are unable to attend and would like to make a donation send your check or money order to We Can Foundation, 573 Homewood Lane, Williamstown NJ 08094 RELATED: So Who is George Merryfield ? ##### SHOW ME YOUR FRIENDS AND I'LL SHOW YOU YOUR FUTURE Read more →


Rome Catholic High's Spring Concert Dedicated to People of Ukraine

PHILADELPHIA, PA (May 22, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--This upcoming Monday, May 23rd, Roman Catholic High School (RCHS) will be hosting a celebration of visual and performing arts in the Howard Center for the Arts (1212 Wood St.). The RCHS student orchestra will dedicate their performance to the people of Ukraine, demonstrating their solidarity with the suffering and plight of the Ukrainian people. The concert begins at 7:00 PM in the Black Box Theatre. In attendance, representing his homeland, will be Reverend Roman Pitula, Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Philadelphia. Rev. Pitula is a native of Stryj in... Read more →


GCHS Salute to the Class of 2022 Campaign

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HONOR A STUDENT SEE BELOW Ways To Give! VENMO -- @gcramsgiving ONLINE -- http://gchsrams.org/wordpress/?p=10085 TRADITIONAL MAIL -- Make Check Payable to Gloucester Catholic Gloucester Catholic High School 333 Ridgeway Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030 Once a Ram .... Always a Ram! If you would like additional information, please contact Pat Murphy at pmurphy@gchsrams.org RELATED CATEGORIES GLOUCESTER CATHOLIC RAMS ALUMNI Read more →


Officer Down: Border Patrol Agent Daniel Salazar Killed

Border Patrol Agent Daniel Salazar - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government End of Watch Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Border Patrol Agent Daniel Salazar was killed in a single-vehicle crash on the Bell Valley Truck Trail near Campos, California. He was responding to investigate a sensor that had been activated in the area when his Jeep Wrangler patrol vehicle left the roadway and overturned in a rugged area. Another agent located the wreckage at about 5:30 am. Border Patrol Agent Salazar had served with the United States Border Patrol for four years and was assigned to the El Cajon Station.... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: Goldey Beacon 2022 Commencement

Spring 2022 Commencement WILMINGTON, DE (05/19/2022)-- Goldey-Beacom College congratulates more than 150 students who received their academic degrees on April 29, 2022. Alexis Harrison of Millville (08332) graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice Nazim Moore-Derry of Atlantic City (08401) graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice Jaida Brown of Millville (08332) graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology Sydney Poff of Carneys Point (08069) graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration Star Beasley of Cherry Hill (08003) graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with... Read more →


Affordable Home Program Launched in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — City Council President Darrell L. Clarke (5th District) joined by Councilmembers, housing officials, and advocates, today announced the single largest developers of affordable housing in Philadelphia history – 1,000 affordable homes to be built across the city. “Turn The Key”, the Philadelphia Affordable Homeownership Program, is being funded through the $400 million Neighborhood Preservation Initiative (NPI) program created by City Council in 2020. “Turn The Key” and NPI will provide funding to build more than 1,000 new, energy-efficient, 3 bedrooms, 1 ½ bath homes on publicly-owned city land. Several Requests For Proposals have already been issued to develop... Read more →


Philadelphia Drug Dealers Arrested in Lancaster County

Jayson Burton, 33 (left) of Locust St., and Paul Clifton, 31 of Pine St, Philadelphia LANCASTER CITY, PA (CNBNewsnet)--The Lancaster County Drug Task Force halted a Philadelphia to Lancaster drug operation with the arrest of two Philadelphia men on May 16. Jayson Burton, 33 of Locust St., and Paul Clifton, 31 of Pine St., were arrested after being found in possession of cocaine, methamphetamine, over $2,500 in cash, and a pistol. Drug Task Force Detectives received information that illegal narcotic sales were taking place in Lancaster and an investigation began in May 2021. At approximately 3:51 p.m. on Monday, May... Read more →


NJ Rep Chris Smith Opposes Biden's Plans to Surrender U.S. Sovereignty to the WHO

WASHINGTON — Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), (photo) Ranking Member of the House global health subcommittee, today issued the following statement on the Biden Administration’s plans to surrender U.S. sovereignty to the World Health Organization at the upcoming World Health Assembly: “The Biden Administration’s absurd proposal to surrender U.S. sovereignty to the corrupt World Health Organization (WHO) is an egregious breach of the constitutional principle that will lead to less accountability and more misconduct by this problematic UN agency. This never would have happened under President Trump’s watch. At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, WHO caved to pressure from the... Read more →


NIH-Funded Study: Depression, loneliness associated with increased hospitalization risk after COVID-19

People who reported in a survey that they felt worried, depressed or lonely had a greater chance of being hospitalized after a COVID-19 diagnosis, suggests a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. The study, which analyzed survey data from more than 54,000 female nurses and their offspring, was conducted by Andrea L. Roberts, Ph.D., of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, and colleagues. It appears in Psychological Medicine. Between April 2020 and April 2021, slightly more than 3,600 study participants tested positive for SAR-CoV-2 infection. Those who reported chronic (long-term) depression before the pandemic were... Read more →


Rowan Takes Opening Game of Tournament

Rowan Baseball Defeats Mitchell, 7-1, to Open NCAA Regionals ANNVILLE, PA - Hunter Wroniuk went 3-for-4 and Eli Atiya earned his eighth win to lead #10 Rowan to a 7-1 win over Mitchell, in the opening game of the NCAA Baseball Annville Regional, hosted by Lebanon Valley College. The Profs (31-8) advance to Saturday’s winners bracket game scheduled for noon against either #24 Washington & Jefferson or Lebanon Valley. Atiya threw eight strong innings, and struck out six to up his season record to 8-0. Christian Bascunan entered the game in the ninth and closed out the win as he... Read more →


Your Support Needed for The We Can Foundation Drug Awareness Rehab Program

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (CNBNews)The annual We Can Foundation Walk to Remember will be held on June 19, at the Pine Grove Fire Hall, 9th and Jersey Avenue, Gloucester City. The organization helps people who are fighting addiction. The public is invited to attend. If you are unable to attend and would like to make a donation send your check or money order to We Can Foundation, 573 Homewood Lane, Williamstown NJ 08094 RELATED: So Who is George Merryfield ? (see video below) SHOW ME YOUR FRIENDS AND I WILL SHOW YOU YOUR FUTURE Read more →


Mike Greene of Mantua/Gloucester City; Operating Engineers, GCHS Alum, Vietnam War Vet, Softball Player

UPDATED WITH PHOTOS On May 17, 2022. Age 79. Of Mantua. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving father of Michael S. Greene, Jr. (Christina), Beth Ann Perrone (Mark) and Brian Greene (Julie). Cherished grandfather of Michael III, Kyle, Olivia, Karlee, Logan, Daniel and Dominic. Beloved son of Ruth Greene (nee Sweeney) and the late Herbert I. Greene. Loving brother of Susan Vittorelli, Larry Greene, Ruthanne Greene and the late Stephen Greene. Also survived by his former wife Marie DeVone (nee Leafey) and dear friend, Neil Campbell. Mike was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School class of 1960. He went on... Read more →


Moorestown Police Issues Severe Weather Alert

MOORESTOWN, NJ (May 20, 2022)(CNBNews)--THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 251 IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN DELAWARE THIS WATCH INCLUDES 1 COUNTY IN NORTHERN DELAWARE NEW CASTLE IN NEW JERSEY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 13 COUNTIES IN CENTRAL NEW JERSEY MERCER MONMOUTH IN NORTHERN NEW JERSEY HUNTERDON MIDDLESEX MORRIS SOMERSET SUSSEX WARREN IN SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY BURLINGTON CAMDEN GLOUCESTER OCEAN SALEM IN PENNSYLVANIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 10 COUNTIES IN EAST CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA BERKS LEHIGH NORTHAMPTON IN NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA CARBON MONROE IN SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA BUCKS CHESTER DELAWARE MONTGOMERY PHILADELPHIA THIS INCLUDES THE... Read more →


Easy techniques for solving the affordable housing crisis, as revealed by Maxwell Drever

Everyone deserves an affordable and safe place to live. However, life is not the same for every individual. What was available for previous generations is out of reach for most individuals today. If you look at the western world, you will see those young people struggle to get an affordable shelter in the city centers. In such a scenario, foreign speculators and investors purchase homes to transform them into affordable residential units. Rent in major cities is increasing in leaps and bounds. Hence, it is pushing individuals further away from their area of work. What is responsible for this housing... Read more →


Philadelphia Happenings and Events

29 Things to Do for Memorial Day Weekend in Greater Philadelphia INCLUDING THE VISIT PHILADELPHIA KICKOFF-TO-SUMMER FIREWORKS SHOW READ MORE The Best Things to Do with Kids in Greater Philadelphia TIME TO GET THOSE COOPED-UP KIDS OUT AND ABOUT READ MORE Greater Philadelphia's Top Beer Gardens for 2022 BEER AND BRAMBLES? FLOWERS AND FLUIDS? LOOK, JUST GO DRINK AT THESE SPOTS READ MORE 25 Things to Do in Philadelphia and the Countryside This Week & Weekend YOUR WEEKLY RESOURCE FOR ALL THINGS PHILLY READ MORE What to Expect at the Reimagined Pride March & Festival This June CELEBRATING THE 50TH... Read more →


Memorial Day, the Time to Remember Those Who Served

On Memorial Day, 1945, the war in Europe had ended but the fighting in the Pacific continued, Lt. Gen. Lucian Truscott voiced remarks at the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery at Nettuno, Italy. Turning his back on the assembled VIP’s he faced the rows upon rows of headstones and apologized to the 20,000 fallen Americans who had been laid to rest far from home. He was quoted as saying, “All over the world our soldiers sleep beneath the crosses. It is a challenge to us – all allied nations – to ensure that they do not and have not died in vain.”... Read more →


Philadelphia Police Announce Kelly Drive Detour for the Stotesbury and Manny Flick RegattaS

DETOUR IN EFFECT FROM MAY 19 UNTIL MAY 22 CNBNews graphic files PHILADELPHIA, PA (May 19, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)On Thursday, May 19th, 2022 at 10:00 A.M., Kelly Drive will be detoured between Strawberry Mansion Drive and Fountain Green Drive. The roads will remain closed until Sunday, May 22nd, 2022, at approximately 8:00 P.M. for Stotesbury and Manny Flick Regatta. Entrance into the regatta zone is by permit only. There will be pay gates for spectators' entrance into the parking areas adjacent to Reservoir Drive. DETOURS: Inbound (toward the center city) South up the Strawberry Mansion Drive ramp to Reservoir Drive, south on... Read more →


Rowan Opens Play in NCAA Regional Against Mitchell College on Friday at McGill Field

2022 Rowan baseball team ANNVILLE, PA – Tenth-ranked Rowan will open play in the NCAA Baseball Annville Regional against Mitchell College on Friday, May 20 at 10 a.m. at McGill Field. The Profs (30-8) are seeded first in this regional while Mitchell (30-11) is fourth. In the second game at 1:30 p.m., 24th-ranked and second-seeded Washington & Jefferson (35-8) will face the host, third-seeded Lebanon Valley (30-14). The winners of Friday's game will play at noon on Saturday, while the losers will face off at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday. The double-elimination format will continue through Sunday. All three teams other... Read more →


Back In The Day Video: Camden City And The Movies

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (CNBNEWSNET) The Stanley Movie theater was one of the most popular places to take your family or your date for an evening of entertainment. Great memories of the plush red seats that reclined, an upstairs balcony for smooching with your girlfriend, and the aroma of popcorn being popped. In the mid-1950s students from St. Mary's Grammar School were bussed from the school in Gloucester City to that theater to see Ben Hur and the 10 Commandments starring Charleton Heston. In the video below Allen F. Haus, the author of the book South Jersey Movie House, talks about... Read more →


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Thank You to Gloucester City's Board of Education

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 19, 2022)--I don't try to hide my disappointment in America's public education and never will apologize for wanting today's kids to have the high quality of education we had decades ago. That being said, I also try to be fair and congratulate those who make changes in the right direction. This week I read that "trades" will be CNBNews graphic file reintroduced to Gloucester City schools. A sincere thank you to those who made this happen. I read so many Facebook posts from the boys of the 1960s discussing their woodshop or... Read more →


CNB Fishing News: Warmer Weather Has Improved Fishing in Maryland

by Erik Zlokovitz of Maryland DNR Recreational Fisheries Outreach, filling in for Keith Lockwood. May 18, 2022 Glenn Simpkins and his daughter with a nice-sized crappie at a pond in Harford County. Photo by Glenn Simpkins Warm and sunny weather returned to Maryland and fishing conditions are getting back to normal, with lighter winds and less rain this week. The shad run is winding down, but should continue until the end of May. With the warmer weather, fishing for invasive snakeheads is starting to improve in the shallow waters of Blackwater and in other river systems, along the shorelines and... Read more →


*Gloucester City Memorial Day Road Closures/ Parking Restrictions

May 18, 2022 GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (MAY 18, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)On Monday, May 30th the following road closures and parking restrictions will be in effect to accommodate the Memorial Day Ceremony at Broadway and Monmouth Street: Road Closures (10:30am -1:00pm) Broadway between Cumberland Street and Hudson Street (all traffic) Somerset Street between Broadway and Champion Road (all traffic) No Parking (10:00am -1:00pm) Broadway between Cumberland Street and Broadway (both sides) “No Parking” signs will be posted in advance. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation. Read more →


9 Popular Baby Shower Presents for Twins

Image Source Being a mom is challenging; you will feel various feelings before and after a child is born. Soon-to-be parents are filled with thoughts, concerns, and whether they’ll be good parents. With or without other kids in the mix, being a mom of twins is no easy feat. So, be sure to purchase a gift in the upcoming baby shower and be respectful to the soon-to-be mom and dad! A way of thanking the parents for the invitation to the baby shower is by preparing a gift. This page covers the nine popular presents you can give. Matching Jewelry... Read more →


Consumer Safety Tips for Outdoor Cooking

SERVPRO fire remediation specialists advise Gloucester City-area grill masters to prepare now for a safe, savory outdoor cooking season Gloucester City, NJ (Grassroots Newswire) March 18, 2022 - For many, the Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of the summer season. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) warns families that the onset of the summer season also marks a rise in home fires started by outdoor grilling activities. According to the NFPA, on average, 10,600 home fires are started by grills each year. July is the peak month for grill fires, followed by June, May, and August.1 "Sixty-one percent... Read more →


*GCHS Pub and Grub Saturday, May 21

Gloucester Catholic's (GCHS) annual Rams Pub and Grub will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at the Patrick Peyton Athletic Complex in Sewell, NJ, from 2 pm to 8 pm. Join us for a day of food, fun and family! There will be a number of food trucks, activities, entertainment and much more! See details below! Read more →


Merchant Marines of WWII Receive Congressional Gold Medal Today at Capitol Hill Ceremony

WASHINGTON, DC—Wednesday, May 18, 2022, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) joined Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, and other members of Congress at the United States Capitol to award the Congressional Gold Medal to a group of Merchant Marine Veterans of World War II. POLITICS In 2020, Garamendi’s Merchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act passed Congress and was signed into law. This bipartisan law awards a Congressional Gold Medal, one of the highest honors in the United States, to American Merchant Mariners who supplied our armed forces... Read more →


Philadelphia Police Seeking Dirt Bike Driver Who Struck And Killed a 17-Year-Old Skateboarder

UPDATED with photos The images of the suspect with his green dirt bike can be seen in the photos above. (photo provided by Philadelphia Police Department) #### PHILADELPHIA PA (May 18, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Today at a press conference Philadelphia Police Captain Mark Overwise provided updated information on the fatal accident involving the driver of a dirt bike and a skateboarder. On Sunday, May 15, 2022, at approximately 10:30 PM, a dirt bike being driven by a male was traveling east bound on Allegheny Avenue at a high rate of speed, doing wheelies on the highway when it struck Jesus Gomez Rosario (17/M)... Read more →


GREAT SCHOOLS: Plantation Tours AND U.S. Slavery A Good Teaching Tool As Long As The Lessons are Honest

Amy Potter & Derek H. Alderman GREAT SCHOOLS (This story is adapted from an article that originally appeared in The Conversation on March 15, 2022, by Amy Potter, Associate Professor of Geography at Georgia Southern University, and Derek H. Alderman, Professor of Geography at the University of Tennessee.) Whether they know it or not, kids have recently become the eye of the storm for an adult culture war over how we understand race in our country. State legislatures across the U.S. are cracking down on discussions of race and racism in the classroom. School boards are attempting to ban books... Read more →


84-Year-Old Mt. Laurel Man Charged with Wife's Death; Authorities Think It Was A Mercy Killing

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ (May 17, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Laurel Police Chief Stephen Riedener announced that an 84-year-old man has been charged with the death of his wife in what may have been a mercy killing, according to the preliminary investigation. The defendant, who is accused of fatally stabbing his 82-year-old wife, turned the knife on himself afterward, but survived. Dan Mook, 84, of Fernbrooke Lane, was charged with Murder (First Degree), Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Third Degree) and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Fourth Degree). He was taken to Cooper University Hospital... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: Univ. of Mississippi, Univ. of Wisconsin, Univ. of Illinois

University of Mississippi Celebrates May 2022 Graduates UNIVERSITY, MS (05/17/2022)-- More than 3,300 students graduated from the University of Mississippi in May 2022. Undergraduate and graduate candidates received degrees from the College of Liberal Arts, General Studies and schools of Accountancy, Applied Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Journalism and New Media, Law and Pharmacy. Heonsir Ha, of Seoul, majored in Psychology and earned a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Liberal Arts. Faith Waldron, of Sea Isle City, majored in Allied Health Studies and earned a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Liberal Arts. Thomas Shover, of Riverton,... Read more →


Are Online Essay Writing Services Worth It?

An essay is a special form of independent student work, which is aimed at developing skills of research, creative work, mastering general and special methods of modern research, and an in-depth study of any issue or topic of the discipline. In addition, the work allows identifying the student's ability to independently comprehend the problem, creatively and critically explore it, the ability to select, analyze and systematize literary sources; ability to apply the acquired knowledge in the process of solving practical problems; formulate conclusions, and recommendations on the subject of research. Solving the scientific problem defined by the subject of research,... Read more →


Top 8 Ways You Can Upgrade Your Home’s Exterior Design

Image Source A house’s exterior design is just as important as the interior design. Ensure that the overall appeal of a home, inside and outside, is on point. Whether you live in a traditional home or a modern property, it’s understandable that beautifying a home can be stressful. Make cosmetic changes for your home by getting a new garage and front door, adding an extension, plants, porch, painting the walls, etc. Are you looking for ways to improve your curb appeal? Then follow the list below for the eight ways to achieve a beautiful exterior design for your house. Get... Read more →


Kidney Donor Saves Life of Hackenskak Hospital MRI Tech

Kidney Donor Saves a Life and Undergoes First Single-Incision Donor Procedure Performed at Hackensack University Medical Center HACKENSACK, NJ – For eight months, Arthur Dranoff, 60, a hospital MRI technologist, had been spending five hours a day, four days a week on dialysis due to kidney failure. But on Monday, April 4, 2022, the generosity of 21-year-old kidney donor Savanna Knapp saved his life. Samuel Sultan, M.D., transplant surgeon at Hackensack University Medical Center, performed Savanna’s donor procedure using a single-incision laparoscopic approach — marking the first time the surgical technique has been used at Hackensack University Medical Center. Shortly... Read more →


CNBNews Consumer Tip: Get Your Ducts In A Row

To be sure your home is thoroughly clean, have the ductwork inspected. (NAPSI)—Before you spring into action cleaning your home this season, you may want to consider a source of dirt you can’t see but do need to deal with: air ducts. CONSUMER TIPS Your home’s heating and cooling system is the lungs of your home. The system pulls air from your rooms; filters, heats or cools it; and sends it back out again. The Problem As a result, dust motes, dander, smoke, pollen and anything else in the air gets stuck in the ductwork. This can be serious for... Read more →


Duke Farms Bald Eagle Webcam (watch)

In 2008, Duke Farms installed a webcam on a tree adjacent to a Bald Eagle nest to provide a live look at the daily lives of the eagles. In partnership with The Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey, lesson plans were created to facilitate place-based educational opportunities for students. Between the general public and classrooms up and down the east coast, the Duke Farms Eagle Cam has many fans – over 10 million viewers and growing! It is important to remember that although we have access to witness their behaviors, the eagles are still wild animals. If you find the... Read more →


Guest Opinion: THERE ARE ONLY TWO SEXES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the need to tell the truth about biology BILL DONOHUE | CNBNEWS CONTRIBUTOR There are only two sexes: male or female. I said this to the graduating class at Ave Maria Law School on May 14, and my comments were well received. The next day, Wyoming Sen. Cynthia Lummis spoke to the graduates at the University of Wyoming and she said the same thing. She was booed and later apologized for "disrespecting" people. Sen. Lummis should never have apologized. She told the truth. We will never beat those who deny the existence of... Read more →


APPLE RELEASES SECURITY UPDATES

Apple has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. Note: Apple notes they are aware of a report that states CVE-2022-22675 may have been actively exploited. CVE-2022-22675 affects watchOS, tvOS, and macOS Big Sur. CISA encourages users and administrators to review the Apple security pages for the following products and apply the necessary updates. watchOS 8.6 tvOS 15.3 macOS Catalina macOS Big Sur 11.6.6 macOS Monterey 12.4 iOS 15.5 and iPad OS 15.5 Xcode 13.4 Read more →


PRISON INMATE TRIES TO SMUGGLE OPIATE INTO SCRANTON FEDERAL PRISON

Sentenced To 24 Months’ Imprisonment For Attempting To Smuggle Suboxone Into Federal Prison SCRANTON PA-- The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that United States District Judge Malachy E. Mannion sentenced Devro Hebron, age 38, of the District of Columbia, yesterday to 24 months’ imprisonment for the offense of Attempted Provision of Contraband to an Inmate. The 24-month sentence must run consecutively to the federal prison sentence that Hebron was already serving at the time of the offense. According to United States Attorney John C. Gurganus, on January 19, 2019, while an inmate at United... Read more →


Progress of Bitcoin Mining in Connecticut

As of October 2017, the progress of bitcoin mining in Connecticut is still in its early stages. However, there are already a few companies that have started to invest in this activity. Among them, Bitfarms Ltd., a Canadian bitcoin mining company, has announced the opening of a new farm in North Canaan, Connecticut. The company has invested about $10 million in this project. Visit quantum-code.io for further information. This new farm will be one of the largest bitcoin mining facilities in North America and will use about 1.4 megawatts of power. In addition to this, another company called Greenidge Generation... Read more →


Dads’ Resource Center shares research on how the system holds fathers back

STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania – (May 16, 2022) – Many fathers who are in divorced situations get every other weekend with their child. If they are lucky, they may get to spend a little more time with them during the summer or on certain holidays. Children who don't live with their fathers rarely get much time with their children, but it's not by choice for many fathers. Instead, it's a system and society that continuously squeezes them out. "We are doing what we can to bring notice to the fact that the system is flawed and it’s hurting families,” said Dads’... Read more →


Research Reveals Increase Interest in Cryptocurrency Regulations

YouGov research shows potential crypto buyers are most interested in regulation levels and proven returns New crypto brand, ETHAX, launches with regulation, licensing and lower access barriers at the core of its mission to make cryptocurrency accessible to all 5th May 2022 [LONDON, United Kingdom]: New research has revealed that lack of regulation and unproven returns help deter 75% of adults from investing in cryptocurrency. This is to be expected seeing as 99.9% of cryptocurrency projects are not regulated. Enter ETHAX: the new cryptocurrency business that is fully licensed and regulated to provide key services in the crypto space. These... Read more →


How can you Invest in NFTs as a Beginner?

If you're new to the world of cryptocurrency, you may be wondering how you can get started with investing in NFTs. Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, are a type of digital asset that is unique and cannot be replicated. This makes them valuable and sought-after by collectors and investors. There are a few different ways that you can invest in NFTs. One way is to buy them directly from an online marketplace such as OpenSea or Rarible. Another way is to purchase them from a cryptocurrency exchange that offers NFT trading pairs. Finally, you can also earn NFTs by participating in... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: A Busy Month for FACT

Another busy month has passed and I'd like to update you on some of our recent notable work. First, FACT filed a complaint against Congressman Kai Kahele of Hawaii. House ethics rules prohibit Representatives from taking official action when they have a conflict of interest. In this case, Rep. Kahele was employed by Hawaiian Airlines while simultaneously serving on a Congressional committee and co-sponsoring bills that directly affected his employer, Hawaiian Airlines. Making matters worse, these were bills that Hawaiian Airlines lobbied on, including one that provided tax credits to the airline industry. We sought an investigation into this apparent... Read more →


Philadelphia Eagles Release 2022 Schedule

2022 Philadelphia Eagles Schedule Preseason Week 1: Friday, August 12 vs. New York Jets at 7:30 PM Week 2: Sunday, August 21 at Cleveland Browns at 1 PM Week 3: Saturday, August 27 at Miami Dolphins at 7 PM *All preseason games will air on both NBC10 and SportsRadio 94WIP. Regular Season Week 1: Sunday, September 11 at Detroit Lions at 1 PM Week 2: Monday, September 19 vs. Minnesota Vikings at 8:30 PM Week 3: Sunday, September 25 at Washington Commanders at 1 PM Week 4: Sunday, October 2 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars at 1 PM Week 5: Sunday, October... Read more →


Actor, Comedian Joe Piscopo Joins Sons of the American Legion

SAL National Commander Michael Fox participates in an induction ceremony for former Saturday Night Live cast member Joe Piscopo in Woodstock, Ill., on May 14, 2022. Photo by Alex Wroblewski / The American Legion By Andy Proffet MAY 15, 2022 At the height of the Vietnam War, Joe Piscopo and his father had a life-changing conversation. “I was the worst student ever in high school. I got kicked out so many times. But my father was great, he got me through. Then he wanted me to go to college,” Piscopo recalled. Piscopo wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps and... Read more →


Camden County Raising Awareness on Veterans Suicide

Join Us for an Important Discussion and Resource Fair for Veterans and their Families Join us on Saturday, May 21st as we bring awareness to veteran suicide with a panel discussion, resource fair and walk. Event begins at 9 AM, panel discussion begins at 9:30 AM . Following the panel discussion attendees will be invited to walk the island to remember and bring awareness to veteran suicide. To learn more, Click Here. space donated as a public service Panel includes: Marine Captain, Mark Bodrog Army Veteran and Attempted Suicide Survivor, Will Betts Rhonda Hart, Behavioral Health at Crescenz VA Medical... Read more →


HSI Philadelphia Probe Nets Former Liberian Rebel General of Mays Landing NJ

- for immigration fraud PHILADELPHIA – An investigation headed by the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Philadelphia field office led to the arrest of a former Liberian rebel general on May 5. Agents from HSI Philadelphia arrested Laye Sekou Camara, a/k/a “K-1,” a/k/a “Dragon Master,” 43, of Mays Landing, NJ, who has been indicted on the charge of use of an immigration document obtained by fraud. The Indictment alleges that in June 2011, Camara submitted an application for a non-immigrant visa to the United States. In that application Camara falsely contended, among other things, that he: 1) was not a member... Read more →