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MAC Championship to be Played at Ford Field

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Sports The 2019 Marathon Mid-American Conference Football Championship will feature Miami versus Central Michigan on Saturday, Dec. 7, at Noon ET. The contest will mark the 23rd annual championship game for the MAC and will mark the 16th neutral site game at Ford Field in downtown Detroit. The 2019 Marathon MAC Football Championship Game will showcase the East Division Champion Miami RedHawks against the West Division Champion Central Michigan Chippewas. Central Michigan (8-4, 6-2 MAC) clinched the MAC West Division title with a 49-7 win over Toledo on Nov. 29. Central Michigan will be making... Read more →

NJTV News Nov. 18 Topics: Political Boss Questioned; Legalizing Pot Dies for now; Flavored Vaping Products

TRENTON, NJ (Nov. 19, 2019)--New Jersey Political Boss George Norcross appears at Senate hearing to testify on tax incentives. Plus action on legalizing marijuana dies. The proposal will be decided by the voters in November 2020. Discussion on flavored vaping products was held. SOURCE NEW JERSEY TV NEWS RELATED: Videos: Camden City Not Rising says Film Producer Guest Opinion: Camden's Renaissance Impacts the Entire State Jul 26, 2019 - By James J. Florio Camden is rising, and I'm proud to say those words with the evidence to back it up. ... In the city's public, charter and renaissance schools, we're... Read more →

New Jersey Online Casino Market Share and Statistics

New Jersey continues to be one of America’s most well-known states when it comes to gambling. We all know about Atlantic City and its glamorous casinos, but online gambling in New Jersey is blooming as well. As of 2018, there were seven DGA approved online casinos in New Jersey, and they all keep fighting for their share of the market. The guys from NJ Games closely follow the revenue growth of these casinos and rely on the statistics that are released by the Division of Gaming Enforcement of New Jersey. We thought it would be nice to share some of... Read more →

Temple Lung Center and Nimoy Foundation to Host COPD Education Event

And Screening of ‘Remembering Leonard Nimoy’ The Temple Lung Center, in collaboration with the Nimoy Foundation, will host a Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, education event and screening of the film “Remembering Leonard Nimoy.” The event, which coincides with National COPD Awareness Month, is free and open to the public. Leonard Nimoy is best known for his portrayal of the character Mr. Spock in the “Star Trek” TV and film series. In February 2013, Nimoy was diagnosed with COPD and dedicated the remaining years of his life to increasing awareness and prevention of this progressive and deadly disease. “Remembering... Read more →

What Are Online Freeroll Poker Tournaments?

Gloucestercitynews.net (October 24, 2019)--Poker is a thrilling game that offers up plenty of excitement. While you need a bankroll to play the game there are some cases where you don’t have to spend any money at all. This is where online freeroll poker tournaments come in, giving you the chance to compete against other players for prizes without having to pay for a buy-in. Who knows? You could follow in the footsteps of poker pro-Tom Dwan, who worked his way up to playing in $1 million from starting out at micro-stakes. How Does a Poker Freeroll Work? A freeroll is... Read more →


PACKAGES AND SELECT SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE NOW Lineup includes Eric Andre, The Office! A Musical Parody, Marc Maron, Mandy Patinkin, Samin Nosrat, Adam Ant, Gregory Porter, Black Violin, Nick Jr. Live, Baby Shark Live!, and the return of National Geographic Live! Explorer Series Gloucestercitynews.net-- (Philadelphia, PA, September 15, 2019) – The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus is thrilled to announce its 2019/20 season, including the imaginative Family Discovery Series, storied Broadway season, star-studded Jazz selection, captivating & educational National Geographic Live Explorer nights, and inviting free community events. Packages and select single tickets are on sale now. All Cultural Campus... Read more →

Can Philadelphia Flyers succeed in the 2019/20 NHL season?

PHILADELPHIA, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 9, 2019)--Next month Philadelphia Flyers will begin their NHL preseason campaign with a highly anticipated match against New York Islanders. The match at the Wells Fargo Center could give us a good indication of what we can expect from Alain Vigneault’s team this season. Last season Philadelphia Flyers struggled in the Metropolitan Division. Their playing record of 37 wins and 37 losses saw them finishing up in sixth place in the standings, and it’s evident that much work needs to be done to get the team back up anything near the glory years of the 1970s. At... Read more →

Comcast Launches Enhanced WiFi Parental Control Tool

That Automatically Pauses Connectivity After Children Hit Their Daily Time Limit PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Comcast today announced a new, enhanced WiFi parental control feature that automatically pauses network connectivity in the home to all of a child’s devices once their daily time limit is reached. According to an annual study by Common Sense Media, the majority of parents (68%) feel their teens use their mobile devices (such as smartphones and tablets) too much. The new Xfinity xFi feature provides parents with an easy way to set a specific amount of time their children can be online each day. Once those time limits... Read more →

NYPD Officer Attacked by Harlem Community

Eyewitness News ABC7NY Published on Jul 23, 2019 HARLEM, NY--The NYPD is looking into an incident in Harlem in which a group of people doused a police officer with water. Video that surfaced Monday showed an officer who was making an arrest being drenched, though clearly not assaulted in a manner that was likely to result in injury. The video from the incident over the weekend had no context, not indicating what preceded or followed it. The officer had buckets of water and then the bucket thrown at him. He did not appear to react to it. "It's not acceptable... Read more →

Powster Launches "Trailered," The Instant Search Platform to Find Any Movie Playing Near You, Anytime

Trailered, Powster’s new search tool, elevates the movie-going experience from the outset, allowing audiences to instantly search trailers, showtimes and purchase tickets for any movie currently playing in their local areas Los Angeles, California – July 16, 2019 -- Powster, the award-winning interactive creative studio and production company for over 150 movie distributors, today announced the launch of Trailered, a new web-app search tool for all films showing in theaters nationwide. With Trailered, moviegoers can instantly search trailers, showtimes and purchase tickets for films currently playing at nearby cinemas through one simple online access point. From blockbusters to cult classics... Read more →

AMAC Warns of ‘Inappropriate Impact’ of Media On Our Kids

John Grimaldi WASHINGTON, DC – America’s children are under attack by the entertainment industry, says Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC]. He cites the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, which reports that a Netflix TV series, which premiered two years ago, 13 Reasons Why, is associated with a significant increase in suicides among adolescents. Meanwhile, Weber expressed concern about the inappropriate impact of other teen accessible TV programming. He says that much of that content can have negative influence on the lives of kids due to explicit content, including scenes... Read more →

Keebler's of Gloucester City Celebrate 70th Anniversary (watch video)

Frank and Doll Keebler (image courtesy of 6ABC) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 19, 2019)- Frank and Darlene (Doll) Keebler, of Gloucester City celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with family friends on Sunday, June 16, 2019. Mr. Keebler is a retired Gloucester City public school teacher. Frank, age 92 and Doll, age 88 told Action News they are already looking forward to their 75th wedding published Gloucestercitynews.net | June 17, 2019 Read more →

NJTV Reports on the state of New Jersey's Republican Party

BY David Cruz, Senior Correspondent | June 2019/ NJTVonline.org The Republican Party has been a minority in the New Jersey Legislature since 2001, so what’s the state of the Republican Party in a blue state like New Jersey? What impact has Donald Trump’s presidency had on the Garden State? Senior Correspondent David Cruz sat down with Doug Steinhardt, who was recently unanimously re-elected as chairman of the New Jersey Republican Party, to talk about what plans he has for the future of the party in the Garden State. Steinhardt discusses the party’s efforts to “rebuild, rebrand and reengage,” and whether... Read more →

“Good Morning America” Broadcasts from Philadelphia; Honors Local Dad

City employee Charles Reyes recognized for service to the community where he grew up PHILADELPHIA (Gloucestercitynews.net) (June 14, 2019)--– On Thursday morning, national morning show “Good Morning America” broadcast a live pop-up show from Philadelphia’s Eakins Oval, in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. (The ABC show selected Philadelphia to be the first stop on a “pop-up” tour of major U.S. cities taking place this summer. It featured appearances by Philadelphia’s sports mascots, the Eagles cheerleaders, and the Sixers Dancers. Philadelphia’s own Patti LaBelle performed and shared that the City, in partnership with the Wawa Welcome America Festival, will... Read more →

Southern New Jersey Development Council Construction Forecast

South Jersey developers preview projects in the pipeline Echelon Mall 1974, photo Pinterest Among the projects the redevelopment of the Echelon Mall BY Leah Mishkin, Correspondent New Jersey TV Online At the 23rd annual Southern New Jersey Development Council Construction Forecast the theme was economics and entertainment. Its president, Marlene Asselta says the event is an opportunity for the business community to be alerted to projects happening in the next 12 to 18 months. “There’s a lot of activity, commercial, retail, housing is starting to perk up again. It was down but it’s starting to perk up. So I would... Read more →

2020 Miss America Competition Returns to NBC

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (Gloucestercitynews.net)-– May 29, 2019 – NBC and the Miss America Organization announced today that “The 2020 Miss America Competition” will air LIVE on NBC . Discussions are currently underway with potential venues.The date and location of the competition will be announced soon. The scholarship competition returns to NBC, its former home of two decades, with a two-hour telecast that will follow the 51 compelling candidates as they compete for life-changing scholarships to be used to continue their efforts toward community service and education. The show will continue to highlight a diverse group of young students and professionals... Read more →

New NJ Working Families state director talks progressive agenda

BY Joanna Gagis, Producer/Correspondent (gloucestercitynews.net)(May 16, 2019)--New Jersey Working Families has named Sue Altman to serve as its new state director. She steps into the role vacated by Analilia Mejia, who recently took the role of national political director for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. Altman says her work as a teacher first made her aware of inequities in the state. “We saw increasing standardization and it made me realize that inequity was now always an issue in New Jersey but was now carrying over into the way we were treating children, into the pedagogies we were providing for kids,”... Read more →

Murphy Picks A Fight with Norcross and Sweeney

(Trenton, NJ) (May 2, 2019)--New Jersey Governor Murphy is leading an investigation into the state's Economic Development Authority (EDA) and its tax incentive program. In doing so, according to New Jersey TV he has also picked a fight with two powerful Democrats namely George Norcross and State Senator Steve Sweeney. You can call it the long game. Rebuffed on his big policy aims by the South Jersey axis powers, the governor has chosen to take on those power brokers and politicians — mainly South Jersey power broker George Norcross and Sen. Steve Sweeney — over their roles in the controversial... Read more →

(video)Timeline of the EDA’s tax incentive program in Camden

BY NJTV News Staff | CAMDEN CITY, NJ (May 3, 2019)--The special task force investigating the state’s multi-billion-dollar tax incentives to companies that would agree to move here or stay in-state has triggered a political battle royal. NJTV News has reported on the Economic Development Authority’s practices in the past and the allegations of sweetheart deals and falsified documents behind some of the projects that benefited from the tax breaks. NJ Spotlight’s John Reitmeyer drills down the data on what the projects promised, what they’ve provided and what the state got in return. RELATED: Point of View: A GIANT BLACK... Read more →

16 Parents Involved in College Admissions Scandal Indicted

Defendants indicted on fraud and money laundering charges Lori Loughlin among 16 parents indicted on new charges in college admissions scheme (photo courtesy of NBC) BOSTON – Sixteen parents involved in the college admissions scandal were charged today in Boston in a second superseding indictment with conspiring to commit fraud and money laundering in connection with a scheme to use bribery to cheat on college entrance exams and to facilitate their children’s admission to selective colleges and universities as purported athletic recruits. The defendants, all of whom were arrested last month on a criminal complaint, are charged with conspiring with... Read more →

APRIL Happenings and Events in Philadelphia

Rothman Orthopaedics Presents Center City Fit Returns to Dilworth Park This Spring, Rothman Orthopaedics Presents Center City Fitreturns to Dilworth Park! Enjoy fun, free fitness programs led by top-notch trainers from Optimal Sport Health Clubs 1315 Walnut. Free classes begin on April 15 and run through October 15. Join us every Monday from 6-7 p.m. for Zumba®* and every Tuesday on April 16 - July 23 from 6-7 p.m. for Boot Camp. Beginning on Tuesdays from July 30-October 15, you can fight your way through a cardio kickboxing class from 6-7 p.m. Don't miss a special fitness event, Zumba® Dance... Read more →

Saint Katharine Drexel: The Holy Heiress’s

Saint Katharine Drexel PHILADELPHIA, PA--The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is pleased to announce the presentation of “Saint Katharine Drexel: The Holy Heiress,” a 30-minute documentary on the life and work of Saint Katharine Drexel, to air at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, on 6abc. The program is a special presentation of 6abc’s FYI Philly. Encore presentations of the documentary will air at 1:00 p.m. and midnight on Sunday, March 31. “The Holy Heiress” focuses on the life and legacy of Katharine Drexel, from her early years growing up in Philadelphia, to her religious life dedicated to serving the needs of... Read more →


The Dinkheller Documentary Tells The Real Story

CNB Editor's Note: Above police cam video on the incident courtesy of YouTube ****** CAPE MAY COUNTY, NJ--My name is Joe Berg, and I am the President and State Delegate of Cape May County PBA Local 401, representing the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office. I wanted to reach out and let your readers know about an upcoming event hosted by Local 401. It is a discussion of the film Dinkheller. Below you will find some brief information on the film, Dinkheller Film Description: Twenty years ago, Georgia Deputy Kyle Dinkheller was brutally murdered along a cold stretch of highway in... Read more →

NJTV New Season of Pasta & Politics

Jon Bramnick and Nick Acocella cook up conversation in the Season 4 premiere of Pasta & Politics on NJTV. February 7, 2019 – HOBOKEN, NJ — Join New Jersey journalist and Politifax editor Nick Acocella as he combines his two passions — Italian food and politics — for the fourth season of his deliciously different talk show, Pasta & Politics with Nick Acocella, airing Wednesdays at 8pm beginning February 13 on NJTV. In the season premiere, airing Wednesday, February 13 at 8pm, Acocella cooks up Spaghetti with Broccoli and Anchovies with House Minority Leader Jon Bramnick. “Viewers love this show,”... Read more →

North-Philly Danny Garcia vs Granados Set for April

CNBNews graphics file PHILADELPHIA-(CNBNewsnet)(December 17, 2018)--Back in September North Philadelphia’s Danny Garcia found himself standing on the wrong side of the judge's decision. All of them. The unanimous decision loss to Shawn Porter had media outlets questioning Danny Garcia’s next move. Where will he go? Is he at crossroads? Does this put his career on the lee side of the hill? His next step has been decided. Adrian Granados. The best online sportsbooks haven’t listed odds for the fight yet. It is likely that Garcia will come into this bout as a moderate favorite, but we can’t count Granados out.... Read more →

NIU Squeaks Past Buffalo on National Television

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Sports The Bulls to go to the Dollar General Bowl in Mobile Photo courtesy of Dollar General Bowl. DETROIT— Fabulous Ford Field has become a fond venue for coach Rod Carey and his Northern Illinois Huskies. With 1:09 remaining, NIU struck on a 35-yard touchdown pass to defeat the University Buffalo football team, 30-29, in the 2018 Marathon Mid-American Conference Championship game. The final touchdown gave the Huskies their first lead of the game. NIU scored the final 20 points for the impressive comeback. The game, before a sparse crowd was on prime-time television, available... Read more →

iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max Arrive at Xfinity Mobile on September 21

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Xfinity Mobile today announced it will offer the most advanced iPhones ever, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. Customers will be able to pre-order iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max beginning September 14 at XfinityMobile.com and in Xfinity stores. iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max will be available in stores starting on September 21. iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are the most advanced iPhones ever, taking the vision for the future of the smartphone to a new level, featuring stunning 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch Super Retina displays that offer remarkable brightness and true blacks while showing 60 percent greater... Read more →

Legends of Vinyl 2018 Hall of Fame Awards

Felipe Rose (formerly of the Village People) QUEENS, NEW YORK (September 15, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Legends of Vinyl are proud to announce their 2018 Hall of Fame Awards which will take place on Tuesday, 18 September 2018 at the Amadeus Nightclub located at 7951 Albion Avenue, Queens, NY. Doors open at 6pm, admission is $20 (L.O.V Members $10). The award ceremony begins at 8pm and the public is invited to join as they award the area's best DJs, Producers, Recording Artists, Recording Engineers, Record Promoters, Remixers, and other music industry professionals. The organization will present Awards to members of the DJ/Artists Hall of... Read more →

4th Nordic International Film Festival to be hosted by the popular comedian Al Pitcher  

The Nordic International Film Festival is now in its 4th year. Due to popular demand and a higher number of film submissions, this year the festival has been expanded to 5 Days, making it the biggest Nordic festival outside of Europe. The 4th Nordic International Film Festival (NIFF) will be held from October 31st – November 4th at Scandinavia House in New York. The festival is delighted to announce their host for 2018, comedian Al Pitcher (photo)who began his standup career in 1999, the same year he reached the ‘So You Think You’re Funny’ final and many other high profile... Read more →

The “2019 Miss America Competition” To Broadcast Live Sunday, Sept. 9th at 9:00 PM

LAILA ALI, BOBBY BONES, JESSIE JAMES DECKER, RANDY JACKSON, SOLEDAD O’BRIEN, ALLI WEBB AND CARNIE WILSON COMPRISE THE CELEBRITY JUDGE PANEL OF “THE 2019 MISS AMERICA COMPETITION,” LIVE ON ABC The Miss America Organization and ABC today announced the celebrity judges for the final night of “The 2019 Miss America Competition” airing live on ABC from Atlantic City’s Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 (9:00 – 11:00p.m. ET/PT) This year’s judge panel includes a diverse group of artists and entrepreneurs from various fields, including music, television, radio and health & wellness. Featuring former boxer, author and television personality... Read more →


TV PERSONALITY ROSS MATHEWS TO CO-HOST “The 2019 Miss America Competition” To Broadcast Live Sunday, September 9th at 9:00 PM ET/PT from Atlantic City’s Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall on the ABC Television Network The Miss America Organization and ABC announced today that choreographer, host and dancer Carrie Ann Inaba will host “The 2019 Miss America Competition.” Joining Inaba as co-host for the evening is television personality Ross Mathews when the competition airs live on ABC from Atlantic City’s Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall on SUNDAY, SEPT. 9 (9:00 – 11:00 p.m. EDT). Inaba, a judge on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,”... Read more →

Comcast NBCUniversal Celebrates NFL Kickoff 2018 in Philadelphia

Special “Countdown to Kickoff” Event in the City of Brotherly Love Next Thursday September 6th as TODAY, CNBC & NBC Sports Present Coverage from Morning til Midnight Vince Lombardi Trophy, “Sunday Night Football” Bus, Giveaways, and Special Guests Live on the Comcast Center Plaza in Center City Beginning at 7am ET Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles Host Atlanta Falcons in “NFL Kickoff 2018” Game Thursday Night; Coverage Begins at 7:30pm ET on NBC STAMFORD, Conn. & PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the Philadelphia Eagles returning to the field after their first-ever Super Bowl title, Comcast NBCUniversal will celebrate NFL Kickoff 2018 with unmatched... Read more →


Performances include Broadway Philadelphia’s Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical; Pennsylvania Ballet’s George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®; A Philly POPS Christmas: Spectacular Sounds of the Season; and assorted programs from The Philadelphia Orchestra FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Philadelphia, PA, July 12, 2018) –– The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts announces a broad range of sensory-friendly performances across its Campus throughout the 2018-19 season, with presentations from Broadway Philadelphia and three of the Center’s esteemed resident companies including Pennsylvania Ballet, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and The Philly POPS. Part of a Campus-wide commitment to present a diverse tapestry of programming... Read more →

Victims Names of Newfield House Explosion Released by Authorities (video)

Image and video courtesy of WPVI NEWFIELD NJ (July 7, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The two deceased residents of a Borough of Newfield, Gloucester County NJ home destroyed in an explosion Saturday morning (7/7) have been identified as Carole Paladino (DOB 5/16/46) and John Paladino (DOB 8/7/44), husband and wife and the only occupants of the residence at the time of the explosion. Autopsies on the couple are scheduled for Sunday, July 8. The cause and origin of the explosion at the 329 Oakwood Drive residence remains under investigation by the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office and the county Fire Marshal's Office. No foul play... Read more →

Quentin Tarantino Gives Details About “ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD”

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio in 1969 period costumes for the Quinton Tarantino film, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood". The film will be distributed by Sony Entertainment and released in August 2019, to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Manson Family plotted Tate/Labianca murders. Photo courtesy of Heyday Films By Raymond Rolak CNBNewsnet Entertainment and Broadcast Editor He once was quoted as saying, “I will only make ten films.” Quentin Tarantino has released information about his current project, his ninth feature film. Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio would be starring in the upcoming, “Once Upon a Time in... Read more →

“Detroit the Comeback City” will Premier on the History Channel, Sunday July 1 at 9 P.M. EST.

Big Sean and Terry Wrong produced “Detroit the Comeback City” which will premier on the History Channel, Sunday July 1st at 9:00 P.M. EST. (Photo by Rolco Sports & Entertainment Network) By Raymond Rolak CNB Entertainment and Broadcast Editor (DETROIT,MICHIGAN)(June 30, 2018)“Detroit the Comeback City” is an hour long documentary which tells the history of the Michigan Central Station and the plans for the future use of the iconic building. The recent purchase by the Ford Motor Company holds a lot of optimism for the edifice and for the City of Detroit. The film premiers Sunday, July 1st at 9:00... Read more →

NFL Power Rankings May See Future Impact From 2019 Defensive Line Class

image courtesy of Pinterest CNBNewsnet)(June 13, 2018)--Just a week or so after the NFL Draft of 2018 had concluded, a new NFL power rankings list came out from the official NFL website. This newer edition featured the Los Angeles Rams climbing up to the No. 2 position, ahead of Super Bowl contenders like New England Patriots. Much of that climb is attributed to the way the Rams added to their defense, something which the 2019 NFL Draft Class could help a number of teams with. At WalterFootball.com website, they provide regular updates about the college prospects that scouts are keeping... Read more →

BEACH PRICE INDEX 2018: Study Ranks over 300 Beaches around the Globe

Back for the 3rd year running, study ranks over 300 beaches around the globe based on the price of a typical day at the seaside, including new facility fee factor Anse Vata Beach, New Caledonia is the most exclusive beach in the index, at a total price of $91.50. Cua Dai Beach, Vietnam is the least expensive beach, at a total price of $15.65. 18 US beaches featured in the index. Amsterdam, Netherlands, 12/06/2018 - Online travel specialist TravelBird has released the annual Beach Price Index, ranking more than 300 seaside destinations from over 90 countries around the globe. Building... Read more →


 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the firing of Roseanne Barr from ABC-TV: Roseanne Barr has been making vile comments for years, so why—all of a sudden—has she crossed the line? In 1990, when she grabbed her crotch, spit on the ground, and gave a screeching rendition of our national anthem at a baseball game, the cultural elites who now hate her were fine with her stunt. It’s not America bashing they despise—it’s racism. It sure isn’t anti-Catholicism that bothers them, either. Now that the media are rediscovering some of Barr’s past bigoted statements, they seem to be... Read more →

Artist behind Philly’s iconic LOVE sculpture passes away

LOVE Park in Philadelphia (JFK Plaza), just NW of City Hall, showing Franklin Parkway in the background leading up to the Art Museum (image courtesy of Wikipedia CNBNews Staff (CNBNewsnet)(May 23, 2018)--Sad news as we hear that the artist behind Philadelphia’s most famous sculpture, the LOVE statue has passed away. Robert Indiana has passed away last weekend at the advanced age of 89, reportedly of respiratory failure. Indiana has passed away in his secluded island home off Maine’s coast, a converted Odd Fellows Hall, reportedly without the love he is famous for. Friends had requested a health check, as they... Read more →

ANOTHER VIEW: Mario Batali Wins Top Prize fro Hypocrisy

11 Women Accuse Batali Of Sexual Assault; Batali Supports Killing Babies; Batali Made To Pay $5.25 Million to Settle Claim He Stole Tips From Employees ~Bill Donohue Mario Batali (image provided) Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest problems facing Mario Batali: There is no celebrity chef more adored by elites nationwide than Mario Batali. They particularly like the way he champions women’s rights and the rights of the poor. And so far, at least, they seem untroubled by revelations that he abuses both women and the poor. Maybe that’s because they still approve of the way he... Read more →

Wayne State University to Host Fashion Event to Celebrate their Sesquicentennial

Rayneld M. Johnson By Jacek Adamski | CNBNews Exclusive DETROIT-- On Wednesday, March 28th at noon, Wayne State University is hosting a special fashion event to help celebrate their 150 anniversary. Part of the official WSU Sesquicentennial series of events scheduled to highlight the occasion will be a special showcase that will feature fashions through the past 150 years. Included will be significant costumes and rare artifacts that glimpse and explore a timeline throughout Detroit’s rich fashion history. Form and functionality will be highlighted and some interesting firsts will be stressed. The multi-media presentation will be moderated by Rayneld Johnson,... Read more →

Lastest Report: Megyn Kelly Is Tanking Ratings, Killing Employee Morale

Flagging Nielson ratings have plagued NBC's "Today" show since early last fall, when former Fox News evening anchor Megyn Kelly joined the peacock's team. In the critical 25-to-54-year-old demographic, Kelly's 9 a.m. slot has taken a 30 percent hit since the same time last year, Page Six reported this weekend. The 10 a.m. slot has also… Read more →

Native Detroiter, Kristen Bell to be honored by NAB

By Raymond Rolak/CNBNewsnet Kristen Bell LAS VEGAS(February 19, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)-- Television and film actress Kristen Bell will receive the National Association of Broadcasters Chairman’s Award during the their annual conference here. The diminutive actress will be honored on April 10th. The award pays tribute to individuals for significant achievements in television. “Kristen Bell charms audiences with a natural mix of poise and humor that she brings to all her roles,” said NAB Television Board Chairman Jordan Wertlieb. She was born and raised in Huntington Woods, Michigan, (Shrine High School and Berkley High School) and is the daughter of Lorelei (Frygier), a... Read more →

Roseanne & John: The AARP Interview

One of America’s Most Beloved TV Couples is Back, Wiser, Happier and More Outrageous Than Ever. In an exclusive interview with AARP The Magazine, Roseanne Barr and John Goodman discuss how their lives and outlook have evolved in the years since the original run of their hit TV series, “Roseanne” WASHINGTON, DC—Good news: The trademark irreverent and straight-talking humor of Roseanne Barr remains in full throttle – perhaps more so, at the age of 65. And two decades of extraordinary movie success hasn’t affected John Goodman’s deep connection, both personally, and on screen, with Roseanne. In the new issue of... Read more →


EMU nursing major, Jacob Lackey accomplished the stroke of a lifetime (credit EMU 10K putt promo) By Raymond Rolak | CNBNewsnet Exclusive YPSILANTI-- The Eastern Michigan men’s basketball team had more to celebrate than their close 79-74 victory over in-state rival Central Michigan University during a mid-week game recently. A spirited crowd also witnessed one of their EMU student family win ten thousand dollars during a half-time promotion. The CNBNewsnet coverage team was present to witness the extra ordinary occurrence. EMU nursing major, Jacob Lackey accomplished the stroke of a lifetime. Billed as the “10-K Putt Challenge” it turned in... Read more →

Philadelphia Homicides Up; Mummers Preparations; NJ Polar Plunges Postponed

iradiophilly | News - CNBNEWS IMAGE FILES Philadelphia will end the year with the most homicides since 2012. As of Thursday, there have been 314 people killed in the city. That is 13% higher than 2016. There were 331 homicides in 2012. Philadelphia Police Captain Sekou Kinebrew believes that the opioid crisis is to blame for the rise as violence in the neighborhoods where the drugs are sold often leads to killings. However, other violent crime such as shootings, rapes and gun robberies are going down. It is too early to say exactly what is causing the uptick in deaths.... Read more →

Boxing around the clock, around the world this weekend

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 21, 2017 – Boxing is truly an international sport, with national rivalries and regional flavor adding to the sport's attraction for many fans. This weekend's top fights make the case nicely, with action starting in Belfast, Northern Ireland and Stokke, Norway, then moving to the East Coast with action in New York and New Jersey, ending in the early hours Sunday with a live fight from Tokyo. Read more →

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell Rips Irish Catholics

Bill Donohue | The Catholic League October 20, 2017 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by Lawrence O'Donnell on his MSNBC show last night: When a person makes a mean-spirited bigoted comment, he is not exculpated if he is a member of the group he disparages. What matters is not the biography of the bigot: what matters is the bigoted comment. Lawrence O'Donnell proved once again that he, as an Irish Catholic, is not immune from charges of anti-Catholicism. Here is what this embittered man said on October 19: "In John Kelly's neighborhood, in the Catholic parish... Read more →