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CERT Training Teaches Disaster Preparedness, and it's Free

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – In the wake of extreme weather events in the United States and elsewhere, many Americans have become increasingly interested in disaster preparedness and response skills. This March, the Camden County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will offer a free, 20-hour training curriculum to prepare interested Camden County residents to help protect themselves, their family, and their community during a disaster. “The CERT program is an all-risk, all-hazard training designed to help you protect your family and neighbors in the event of... Read more →


Second Annual Atlantic City Women’s March In Boardwalk Hall

Atlantic City, NJ – The Second Annual Atlantic City Women’s March & Rally will take place Atlantic County Freeholder Ashley Bennett on Saturday, January 18, 2020 in Boardwalk Hall at 11:00 AM. Due to concerns about severe weather and high winds ALL the activities will take place inside Boardwalk Hall, Adrian Phillips Theatre, DOORS OPEN AT 11:00 AM. This year’s activities will feature pre rally program with intergenerational organizers leading the way with motivating chants, laughter and song along with inspiring speakers, artistic presentations by... Read more →


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

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


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

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


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

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


TerrAscend Issued Permit to Grow Medical Marijuana

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


PENNSYLVANIA SPORTSBOOKS CLOSE 2019 WITH RECORD $342.6 MILLION IN BETS

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


Lauren M. Dorff, of Villas Sentenced on First Degree Drug Induced Death Charges

Cape May Court House, New Jersey - Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland announced the sentencing of Lauren M. Dorff, 32 years old of Villas, New Jersey on first degree Drug Induced Death Charges. On January 9, 2020, Dorff was sentenced in Atlantic County Superior Court to eight years in New Jersey State Prison for the drug induced death of Eric Nolan which occurred on July 21, 2018. Dorff is subject to the No Early Release Act. A co-defendant in this investigation, Susan E.... Read more →


MILLIONS OF STUDENTS AVOID STUDENT DEBT BY SUGAR DATING

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


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

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


2020 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards!

Camden County's very own XPoNential Music Festival at Wiggins Waterfront Park, along with a number of other Camden County arts and music organizations, have been nominated for the 2020 JerseyArts.com People's Choice Awards. Also nominated Mainstage Center for the Arts Harmony Show Choir (Blackwood) Scottish Rite Auditorium (Collingswood) Ritz Theatre Company (Haddon Township) South Camden Theatre Company (Camden) Symphony in C (Collingswood) Perkins Center for the Arts (Collingswood/Moorestown) African American Film Festival (Camden) Voting opened January 9th at JerseyArts.com/vote. Support the arts that Camden County... Read more →


Impact100 South Jersey to Award $186,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits

January , 2020 Impact100 South Jersey announced that it will award $186,000 in grants to local nonprofits as a result of it’s fall 2019 collective giving membership drive. Members gathered at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Cherry Hill on Wednesday, Jan 8th for the Big Reveal and celebration. The event was held to share the number of members who joined and the total raised for grantmaking in 2020. This brings the total funds raised collectively by Impact100 South Jersey members to $415,000 since 2017. “The goal... Read more →


What are the tips to get latest luxury watches?

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


NJ Students Named to Pensacola Christian College Dean�s List

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


7 Facts About Famous Sporting Trophies You Probably Do Not Know

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


Community Reformers Call on DPRA Members to Investigate Questionable Land Dealings

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


The InLiquid Benefit Twenty-Twenty

Everyone is a Collector - January 31st + February 1st, 2020 - At the Crane Arts Icebox Project Space PHILADELPHIA, PA--InLiquid will be celebrating its 20th anniversary year as they host their annual benefit and silent auction on January 31st and February 1st, 2020. ​Friday, January 31st will be the special VIP Preview night. Saturday, February 1st will begin with a special open-to-the-public Family Day and Saturday evening, the Main Event will conclude the annual soiree. ​The honorary chairs will be Brigit Brust and Jamie... Read more →


Trending Destinations To Consider For Your 2020 Vacation 

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


Rock Band from Gloucester City Releases New Album

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


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

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


Joan M. Wood (nee Williams), of Williamstown, formerly of Gloucester City

Joan M. Wood (nee Williams), on January 15, 2020, of Williamstown, formerly of Gloucester City. Age 68. Loving companion of Raymond “Skip” Bellows. Devoted sister of Frances Monahan (Phil), Donna Williams (Robert), Debra Williams (John) and the late G. Robert Williams, Lynda Thiel and Josephine Wiltsey. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Joan loved playing Bingo and going on casino trips. There will be a viewing from 9 to 11am Wednesday morning at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Service 11am at the funeral... Read more →


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

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


VOORHEES MAN ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

VOORHEES, NJ--Lafayette Adams, 46, of Voorhees, was charged with one count of Possession of Child Pornography and two counts of Possession of CDS, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Voorhees Police Chief Louis Bordi. On January 15, 2020, detectives from the High-Tech Crimes Unit (HTCU) of the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Members of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) – Cherry Hill Office executed a search warrant for Lafayette Adams’s residence on the 200 block of Echelon Road in Voorhees. An onsite... Read more →


Amish Patel, 31, of Delanco Sentenced for 2018 Willingboro Double Fatal Collision  

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Delanco man was sentenced today to 12 ½ years in New Jersey state prison for causing the deaths of a married couple during a collision two years ago in the jug handle at Route 130 and Bridgeboro Road in Willingboro Township. Amish Patel, 31, must serve 85 percent of the sentence before becoming eligible for parole. The sentence was handed down in Superior Court in Mount Holly by the Hon. Philip E. Haines, J.S.C. Patel pled guilty... Read more →


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

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


Big second quarter helps MSU sink Rutgers-Camden women

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


Azemi powers Raptor men to first win at MSU since 2004

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (Jan. 15, 2020) – Junior guard Arian Azemi scored a career-high 35 points and senior forward Isaac Destin notched his sixth double-double of the season to power the Rutgers University-Camden men’s basketball team over Montclair State University, 89-77, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Wednesday night. Rutgers-Camden snapped a four-game losing streak, raising its record to 5-9 overall and 2-6 in the NJAC, while Montclair State fell to 8-7 overall and 6-2 in conference play. It was only the Raptors’ second... Read more →


ALEX KARRAS FINALLY VOTED INTO PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME

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


CNBNEWS January 2020 Cheers & Jeers

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


Freeholder Young Attends Groundbreaking for New Collingswood Public Safety Facility

Freeholder Jonathan Young will join Collingswood officials at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Borough’s new Public Safety facility. The building will house both Collingswood’s Police and Fire Departments at 434 Haddon Avenue. “This is a critical project for the Borough and we’re excited to see the public servants in the Police and Fire Departments get the upgrades they need,” Young said. “The Freeholder Board is always focused on supporting projects that will improve the public safety of communities and residents.” The new $10.7 million, 30,000... Read more →


Five Ways To Take Your Manufacturing Business To The Next Level

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


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

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


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

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


DEP MODIFIES HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOM GRANT PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS,

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


Camden County Prosecutors Office to Observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day

On January 20, 2020, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office will observe Dr. Martin Luther King Day. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the day of service that celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy. The observance of this holiday encourages Americans to help improve their communities and uphold the ideals that all humans are equal, regardless of race, religion or background, and should be judged by the content of their character. We urge our fellow citizens to participate in this day of... Read more →