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Connecting Communities with the Glassboro-Camden Line

The Glassboro-Camden Line (GCL) is a proposed 18-mile passenger rail line between Glassboro & Camden in South Jersey. The line restores passenger rail service along an existing rail line traversing Gloucester & Camden counties. The GCL will improve transit service along the Glassboro to Camden corridor with a focus on increasing mobility and improving links between the established communities, jobs, and activity centers. Is it true there will be no out-of-pocket cost for towns that choose to apply for quiet zones? Yes. There will be no cost to the towns along the corridor who choose to apply for quiet zone... Read more →


LETTERS TO THE ED: City of Philadelphia Featured in Major Newspaper

We are thrilled to be starting the week with great, great news: This weekend, The Wall Street Journal featured our city in a major travel piece that showcases notable Philadelphians, including Rob McElhenney of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia fame, and their favorite spots to eat and explore. The article, read by affluent consumers who are traveling closer to home, says that our "historic heavyweight of a city is a booming cultural and culinary destination, too." Our greatest industry successes are always the result of collaboration, and this piece is no exception. We worked with the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia... Read more →


Visiting Gloucester City, Philadelphia – Four Destinations you must Visit

The Walt Whitman Bridge, connects Gloucester City New Jersey with Philadelphia Pennsylvania Gloucester City, Philadelphia is a popular destination for tourists as there are a few places you can visit and explore to fully experience the city to the full. This city is popular in the summer as there are many outdoor activities you can participate in, therefore you can expect to wait in queues, and now that the global pandemic restrictions are relaxing, many people are going outside and living their life again. But, if you do find yourself in a queue and you would like to make some... Read more →


New Jersey E-ZPass Patrons to Receive Electronic Push Notification in the Future

TRENTON, NJ-- Governor Phil Murphy recently signed legislation (S-1654) which requires the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA) and the South Jersey Transportation Authority (SJTA) to provide electronic push notifications for New Jersey E-ZPass customers. The notifications will inform customers who download the New Jersey E-ZPass mobile application of tolls incurred after passing through toll plazas operated by the NJTA or SJTA within 24 hours of the charge posting to customer’s account. “E-ZPass customers deserve fast and timely notifications of charges incurred while traveling on our toll roads,” Murphy said. “Much like push notifications for other day-to-day transactions that we all... Read more →


TWU Local 234 President Outlines Status of Contract Talks, Possibility of a Strike

Current agreement for SEPTA’s largest group of union workers expires Oct. 31, fair wages, parental leave, compensation for families of transit workers who died due to covid, and improved security on public transit are key issues at the bargaining table. PHILADELPHIA – Negotiators for Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 234 and SEPTA management are meeting at a hotel in Philadelphia’s historic district for daily negotiations this week and next in hopes of reaching an agreement for a new contract before the current contract expires at midnight on October 31. Video Outlines the Union’s Major Issues at the Bargaining Table In... Read more →


Illegal Congolese National Rapes Woman on Philadelphia SEPTA Train as Passengers Watch

PHILADELPHIA, PA (October 20, 2021)--The Daily Mail reported that a 35-year-old man was arrested for raping a woman on board a public train in northeast Philadelphia as other passengers watched. Some of those individuals appeared to film the attack, and, they told police the encounter was consensual - despite the woman saying she had never met him before. The incident happened on Wednesday, Oct. 13. The attack happened on board a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) train towards the town of Upper Darby. Ngoy, who gave his address as Philadelphia-based homeless shelter the Broad Street Ministry, is a Congolese national... Read more →


5 Alternatives To Renting A Car While Traveling

Renting a car is a useful means of getting around when you're traveling, but it's not the only option nor is it always the best option. Here are five alternatives to renting a car while traveling. 1. Go On A Cruise When you take cruises, cruise ships are your main mode of transportation. Your vacation or trip will take place entirely while traveling, like a road trip but on the water. Cruises tend to be all-inclusive, so there are plenty of activities to do onboard, but you'll also be given time to disembark at various locations whenever you take a... Read more →


Skylands Stadium Light Show Tickets on Sale

Augusta, NJ– October 18, 2021 – It’s that time of year again at Skylands Stadium, with the kickoff of the wildly popular Christmas Light Show and Outdoor Village! Sussex County’s own North Pole is a must-visit destination for families everywhere. This dazzling winter family destination showcases a mile-long drive through course glittering with dazzling displays and an enchanting Christmas Village full of fun-filled activities, delicious treats, memory making photo ops and much more. The Christmas Light Show & Outdoor Village is running on select dates and times from November 24-January 9 rain, snow or shine. Tickets cost $29 per carload... Read more →


MVC Offering Knowledge Test Appointments, Oct. 23

NJMVC Offers Knowledge Test Appointments at Rowan College at Burlington County on Oct. 23 165 Available Appointments Scheduled at NJMVC.gov TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission today announced it will be offering a limited number of driver knowledge tests by appointment at Rowan College at Burlington County on Saturday, Oct. 23. This initiative is an expansion of the pilot program that began at Passaic County Community College on Sept. 25, when the NJMVC first offered knowledge tests off-site. Appointments can only be scheduled online at NJMVC.gov. No applicants should ​come to the test location unless they ​already have... Read more →


CNB Travel News: Experience a Romantic Escape Above the Clouds in Philadelphia

image provided PHILADELPHIA PA--Experience a romantic escape above the clouds at Philadelphia’s first-and-only Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Hotel and Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center. Unwind together in secluded settings while soaking in unobstructed SkyHigh views or celebrate life’s special moments with celebratory amenities and luxe Jeff Leatham florals. Be inspired by this itinerary for time together. 1. Take love to new heights Embark on a journey above the clouds to the highest situated hotel in North America. Guests arrive in style as they check-in at the Sky Lobby, located on the 60th floor. 2. Plan a... Read more →


Explore a New Community Before Buying or Building

When it comes time to move, the decision should not be made lightly. There are several attributing factors that could greatly impact your choice of location. Some things to consider when selecting a community to live in are as follow. Property taxes HOA dues Local school district Local park district Shopping and nightlife Transportation and commuting This extensive list only touches on a few of the key things that people should consider before moving to a neighborhood. It doesn't matter if the new home you like has every detail you are looking for, including marble countertops, a rolling library ladder,... Read more →


CNB TRAVEL NEWS PHILADELPHIA: Four Seasons Hotel Celebrates the arrival of autumn

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia celebrates the arrival of autumn with seasonal offerings to inspire a cosy getaway. Embrace the cosy season with a living installation by Jeff Leatham and Team Leatham. A striking mountain of off-white pumpkins and delicate pampas grass set the stage on the Level 1. The 60-second elevator ride reveals a wall of vibrant orange orchids, mango calla lilies, green hydrangeas and free spirit roses that change colours over time. Cycle the City Take in the crisp air and the changing foliage while on a bike ride with complimentary electric bikes for Hotel guests from local retailer... Read more →


CNB Travel Alert: Browning Road Bridge lane closures Sunday to shift traffic onto temporary bridge

New pedestrian detour to use sidewalk on north side of temporary bridge (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced lane closures with alternating traffic on Browning Road beginning on Sunday, October 17 in order to shift traffic onto the temporary Browning Road Bridge as part of the Direct Connect project in Bellmawr, Camden County. NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close one lane on Browning Road on Sunday, October 17 at 4 p.m. with alternating traffic. There also will be temporary stoppages of traffic on Browning Road overnight. The closures are necessary to complete... Read more →


WonderWorks Panama City Beach Unveils Fall Programs

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Florida – (October 13, 2021) – WonderWorks Panama City Beach offers over 100 interactive exhibits for guests to explore and enjoy all year long. This fall, the attraction is focused on bringing their guests even more science-based learning opportunities. WonderWorks will be offering fun, educational programs for students and families this fall, such as the annual art contest, National STEM Day festivities, and a Saturdays in Space virtual “Ask An Astronaut” program. “Fall is always an exciting time of year for us because we get to host incredible programs for our community such as our FLO-ART art... Read more →


Alliance for Free Citizens Supports Southwest Airline Pilots

National Conservative Group Stands With Southwest Airline Pilots Encourages resistance under threat of unconstitutional vaccine mandate on businesses (Fairfax, Virginia) - Today the Alliance for Free Citizens, a non-partisan advocacy organization, praised the continued resistance of Southwest Airline pilots and other employees who are refusing to participate in the Biden administration's demands for mandatory vaccination. This past weekend Southwest Airlines was forced to cancel over 2,000 flights, roughly a fifth of their business over the long holiday. Management is blaming the problem on weather, although the clear skies over the United States did not effect any other airline. These cancellations... Read more →


CNB Fishing News Maryland: Blue Claw Crabs Heavy and Laden with Meat

by Keith Lockwood, fisheries biologist Maryland Department of Natural Resources. October 13, 2021 Carson Hoffmaster seems to be all tied up with this large crab while sorting the catch with his dad. Photo by Brad Hoffmaster Children always offer a different window into our world, certainly a simpler type of fun and excitement. This could not be truer when they accompany us on our fishing and crabbing adventures. Right now blue crabs are heavy and laden with meat so do not put that crabbing gear away just yet. Forecast Summary: October 13 – October 19: It’s another great week to... Read more →


VIDEO: Arizona Rancher Talks About Living on the U.S.-Mexico Border under Biden's Immigration Policy

John Ladd, whose family has had a ranch adjoining the U.S.-Mexico border for more than 120 years, says that illegal immigrants are telling him that President Joe Biden’s immigration policy is an invitation for invited them to come. For Ladd, the impact has been devastating. Here’s what he’s seen—and why he is concerned for the future of the country. video courtesy of The Daily Signal Watch the rest of our new series, The Real Stories of the Border Crisis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-i26... Still haven’t subscribed to The Daily Signal on YouTube? Click here ► https://bit.ly/2oz8N1I Follow The Daily Signal on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheDailySign...... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Sgt. Nick Risner, of Alabama, Shot by Auto Theft Suspect in Muscle Shoals

Sergeant Nick Risner Sheffield Police Department, Alabama End of Watch Saturday, October 2, 2021 Sergeant Nick Risner succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained the previous day when he was critically wounded during a shootout with an auto theft suspect in Muscle Shoals. The suspect had shot the passenger of a vehicle he was riding in and pushed them out of the vehicle in the 800 block of Avalon Avenue in Muscle Shoals. The man then stole another vehicle and drove into the city of Sheffield. The vehicle was spotted by members of the Sheffield Police Department and pursued back into Muscle... Read more →


A Look Back at Tropica Storm Ida and the Garden State

"Ida Remnants Strike New Jersey", from the Office of the NJ State Climatologist Post tropical storm Ida moved across the Garden State during the afternoon of September 1st into the early hours of the 2nd. It brought with it torrential rainfall, leading to flash and river flooding that took the lives of approximately 30 individuals and the rescue of countless more from raging waters. Additionally, it brought three tornadoes to southwestern and central areas, including the first EF-3 twister to strike New Jersey in 31 years. There were only minor injuries and no deaths from the tornadoes. Ida’s Path Ida... Read more →


PATCO LEAF SEASON SCHEDULE

PATCO makes slight schedule adjustments to maintain on-time performance during the fall season The leaf schedule aims to maintain schedule reliability and on-time performance during the fall months when the seasonal leaf fall has the potential to delay commuter trains. The falling foliage leaves behind an oily residue when crushed by train wheels. This slick residue creates slippery rail conditions which require trains to operate at reduced speeds with longer trip times. The loss of traction has the potential to flatten out areas of the train’s wheel surfaces resulting in the wheel rolling unevenly and emitting a thumping sound. When... Read more →


Keep Center City Vibrant, Support Recovery

Support the Center City District Foundation and contribute to the vitality and economic recovery of Philadelphia. During the past eighteen months, Center City District employees have not missed a single day, working to make sure Center City sidewalks remain clean, safe, and attractive. Contributions from donors like you helped us add more safe activities in our four parks, provide opportunities for performing arts groups to perform outside, while supporting outdoor dining for restaurants. Contributions to the Center City District Foundation help us animate streetscapes and parks, creating world-class public spaces with high-quality experiences for all. Please support the Center City... Read more →


New Willow Place traffic pattern to take effect next week in Bellmawr

in advance of traffic shift onto temporary Browning Road Bridge Willow Place to connect to Victory Drive and be one-way from Browning Road (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a traffic pattern change for Willow Place in advance of a traffic shift onto the temporary Browning Road Bridge as part of the Direct Connect project in Bellmawr, Camden County. On Monday afternoon, October 11, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to implement a new traffic pattern on Willow Place in Bellmawr in advance of a traffic shift onto the temporary Browning Road Bridge, which... Read more →


2021 MotorBella Impresses

By Raymond Rolak National and International Transportation News Photo credit Lars Hjelmroth Jeff Marentic, (left) Ford Motor Company General Manager of Passenger Vehicles met with reporter Raymond Rolak and other members of the media to discuss the many new models Ford is offering the public this year. PONTIAC, Michigan -- The 2021 substitute for the North American Auto Show, MotorBella, got off to a soggy start but was a tremendous success during the Media Preview. The presentation spoiled by light rain. The new look had gleaming vehicles spread across the M1 Concourse and track. The M1 Concourse is an 87-acre... Read more →


MotorBella Impresses and Thrills as Substitute for NAIAS

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Contributor PONTIAC, Michigan -- MotorBella, the 2021 substitute for the North American Auto Show got off to a soggy start but was a tremendous success during the Media Preview and presentation. Light rain spoiled the look of new and gleaming vehicles spread across the M1 Concourse and track. The M1 Concourse is an 87-acre complex of garage-type condos that occupy the former GM’s truck and bus factory. This all rings a test track that was too wet to allow for the demos and familiarization rides that some manufacturers had planned for the media. Rod Alberts... Read more →


Pennsylvania Paying Parents During Shortage of School Bus Drivers

By Mallory Falk September 30, 2021 HARRISBURG, PA--A nationwide shortage of school bus drivers is pushing Pennsylvania officials to act to help struggling districts. “We’re beginning to understand the magnitude of the problem,” said Noe Ortega, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, at a press conference Thursday. PennDOT is reaching out to around 375,000 residents with commercial driver’s licenses, letting them know about the need for yellow bus drivers and laying out the steps to become one. The state agency hopes to reach drivers who are looking for work or extra income. “We want to do everything we possibly... Read more →


RED BANK THE NEWEST DRIVE ELECTRIC DESTINATION

TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection is celebrating National Drive Electric Week and encouraging New Jersey residents to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions by announcing Red Bank in Monmouth County as the third New Jersey town to become a Destination Electric community and unveiling a new and improved website touting the many environmental and economic benefits of electric fleets, Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette said. Red Bank’s new designation and the upgraded website coincide with New Jersey’s celebration of National Drive Electric Week, which began Saturday and concludes Sunday. Drive Electric Week raises awareness about the many benefits of all-electric... Read more →


Wayne Agency Becomes Joint Licensing and Regional Service Center

TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission today announced it is expanding services at its Wayne facility. The Wayne agency, located at 481 Route 46 West, now will be designated a joint Licensing and Regional Service Center. It becomes the sixth Regional Service Center in New Jersey, along with current locations in Paterson, Newark, Trenton, Eatontown, and West Deptford. The following new services are being provided at the Wayne agency: Suspensions Restorations Hearings “We are pleased to bring these regional services to Wayne to help customers in resolving suspensions, obtaining restorations, and providing hearings,” said NJMVC Chief Administrator Sue... Read more →


Finalist in America’s Best Transportation Project Competition is...Route 1 Congestion Relief Project

Online voters and expert judges to choose winners from 12 projects nation-wide (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti today announced that the Route 1 Permanent Hard Shoulder Running Project, which uses the shoulder as a travel lane during peak commuting times to relieve congestion and improve safety, has been named a finalist in AASHTO’s 2021 America’s Transportation Awards Competition. “We are extremely proud that for the second year in a row, an NJDOT project has been named a national finalist in this competition,” Commissioner Gutierrez-Scaccetti said. “This national recognition demonstrates New Jersey’s leadership in delivering... Read more →


Two Winslow Township Residents Involved in Serious Traffic Accident

The accident happened in front of Fielder's Pub, on the White Horse Pike in Winslow Township (image courtesy of Google street view WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, NJ --Today, Monday, September 27 at approximately 0512 hrs Winslow Twp Police were dispatched to a head-on, motor vehicle crash on US 30 in front of Fielder's Pub, in the Waterford Works section of Winslow Twp. Responding officers located two vehicles with extensive damage and both drivers were suffering from injuries. Virgilio Vazquez, 46, was transported via helicopter to Cooper Trauma and Michael Biello, age 22 was transported to Cooper Trauma via ambulance. Both men are... Read more →


I-295 and Route 42 Exit closures for next week

Closures for restriping work rescheduled from earlier this week due to weather (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials are reminding motorists of overnight closures of several exits on I-295 and Route 42 tonight and next week as the Direct Connect project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. These closures were originally scheduled for this week, but were postponed because of weather. Friday, September 24 NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the I-295 northbound Exit 27 ramp to I-76 westbound tonight, Friday, September 24 from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. Saturday, September 25 to... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: 96th Street Bridge in Stone Harbor to Have Overnight Closures until Sept. 30

The following was provided by the County of Cape May: Notice of Night Closure for 96th Street Bridge (C.R. 657) Borough of Stone Harbor and Township of Middle STONE HARBOR, NJ — The 96 th Street Bridge along Stone Harbor Boulevard leading into the Borough of Stone Harbor will be undergoing structural repairs to the bascule span (movable span) during nighttime hours Monday through Thursdays beginning September 20 th and extending until September 30th. Traffic will not be able to pass over the bridge between the hours of 8:00 pm to 6:00 am during those nights. There will be no... Read more →


Senator Menendez, Rep. Escobar and Other DC. Politicians Say Reinstating MPP Violates US Obligation to Mexico Refugees

“It is abundantly clear that the United States cannot safely reinstate MPP and that any attempt to return people seeking safety to harm in Mexico will violate U.S. and international legal obligations to refugees.” Senator Menendez (D-NJ) JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), the highest ranking Latino in Congress, and Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) today announced they led a bicameral group of lawmakers in sending a letter to President Biden urging him to take all necessary legal steps to terminate the Remain in Mexico policy – or the perversely named Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) – that placed tens... Read more →


New Jersey’s expanding trail network to be explored at Inaugural Trails and Greenways Summit

Panel discussions to guide trail development and expansion in the state TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Transportation, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, announced the 2021 New Jersey Trails & Greenways Summit. New Jersey’s first-ever Trails Summit is an opportunity to highlight the robust trail and greenway networks that have been created throughout the state and feature exemplary projects as they have become an increasingly important piece of New Jersey's transportation and recreation network. The free, two-day online event will be held on September 22nd and September 23rd and feature speakers and panel... Read more →


TSA Philadelphia Finds Loaded Handgun in Woman's Bag

PHILADELPHIA—Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a local woman from carrying a .380 caliber handgun loaded with seven bullets, including one in the chamber, onto her flight on Thursday, September 9, at Philadelphia International Airport. “This traveler was prevented from carrying a loaded gun onto her flight just two days before the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. At this point in time, people should know that weapons are not allowed onto flights,” said Gerardo Spero, TSA’s Federal Security Director for the airport. “Bringing a gun to a checkpoint is inexcusable. Travelers need to take care to pack their... Read more →


Creek Road Bridge Closed from September 10 Through September 31

Creek Road Bridge over I-295 to be closed this weekend as Missing Moves project advances in Camden County Traffic will be shifted to newly completed portion of the bridge (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced Creek Road will be closed this weekend to shift traffic onto the newly constructed portion of the Creek Road Bridge over I-295 as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. This work was originally scheduled for the weekend of August 27 but was postponed due to weather. Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Friday, September 10, until... Read more →


TSA Increases Civil Penalties for Violations of Biden Administration's Face Mask Requirement

WASHINGTON - Today, the Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will increase the range of civil penalties that may be imposed on individuals who violate the federal mask mandate at airports, on commercial aircraft, and in various modes of surface transportation, including passenger railroads, intercity bus services, and other public transportation. The federal mask mandate for transportation, which was implemented by TSA on February 2, 2021, will remain in effect until January 18, 2022. The new range of penalties, which take effect Friday, September 10, 2021, will be $500-$1000 for first offenders and $1000-$3000 for second offenders. “Wearing... Read more →


TRAFFIC ALERT: Route 55 northbound lane closure tonight to shift traffic

Missing Moves project advances in Camden County Traffic to be shifted to the right for sign structure and guide rail work (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the right lane on Route 55 northbound will be closed tonight to shift traffic on the ramp to Route 42 northbound as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Thursday, September 9, until 6 a.m., tomorrow, Friday, September 10, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close the right lane on Route 55 northbound before the ramp to... Read more →


Driver-Assistance Features Explained

Active safety features keep you safe on the road When the new Nissan Frontier mid-size pickup truck was launched in the USA this year, it succeeded a predecessor that was very outdated in terms of safety and driver-assistance features. So, it is disappointing that the new model comes with so few driver-assistance features as standard, namely forward-collision warning with emergency braking and pedestrian detection, a trailer-sway-control system, and a driver-alertness system. The other locally available Nissan pickup truck, the Titan, is far better equipped, adding blind-spot warning, lane-departure warning, and rear cross-traffic alert even on the base model. Even the... Read more →


Work on temporary Browning Road Bridge, Bellmawr Continues, Schedule Listed for Next 2 Weeks

Daytime and overnight closures necessary to complete temporary bridge (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today are reminding motorists of daytime and overnight lane closures on I-295 and Route 42 this week and next to continue work on the temporary Browning Road Bridge as part of the Direct Connect project in Bellmawr, Camden County. The overnight closures scheduled for next week may change depending on the progress made each night. NJDOT will provide updates if the lane closure schedule changes. Wednesday, September 8 to Thursday, September 9 Daytime Closures From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Wednesday, September... Read more →


NJ SAFE PASSING BILL Now A Law

According to data from the New Jersey State Police Fatal Accident Investigation Unit, a total of 197 pedestrians and cyclists died in 2020 on state roadways, accounting for 34% of New Jersey’s fatal crashes that year. New Jersey’s rate of pedestrian fatalities increased 9% more than the national average last year as 197 people in the state lost their lives walking and bicycling. New Jersey had the eighth highest number of pedestrian deaths in the country in 2020. On August 5, 2021, Gov. Murphy signed into law legislation that requires drivers to safely pass pedestrians, as well as people on... Read more →


CNB Fishing Maryland: The Fish Are Jumping!

Maryland Fishing Report – August 25 August 25, 2021 Brayden Castigilia holds up a northern snakehead he caught recently near Smallwood State Park. Photo courtesy of Katy Kaufmann Mother Nature is dealing Maryland some hot daytime temperatures this week, and many of those seeking some relief will flock to the water. Fishing for a variety of freshwater and saltwater fish could hardly be better as we approach the zenith of our summer fisheries, from the cool mountain streams of Western Maryland to the warmer waters of the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic coast. One fish that has been providing a lot... Read more →


CNBNEWS TRAFFIC ALERT: Creek Road Bridge over I-295 to be closed this weekend

POSTPONED Traffic will be shifted to newly completed portion of the bridge (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced Creek Road will be closed this weekend to shift traffic onto the newly constructed portion of the Creek Road Bridge over I-295 as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, August 27, until 6 a.m., Monday, August 30, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close and detour Creek Road between Booth Drive and Essex Avenue to pave, relocate construction barrier and restripe the roadway in... Read more →


10-Year Anniversary of Hurricane Irene

This week is the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Irene, which impacted many of the Caribbean Islands and several states along the eastern U.S., from South Carolina to Maine. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) science played a vital role in helping inform preparedness and response efforts for the storm. Irene, which at one point was a category three hurricane, brought destructive storm surge, extreme winds, record-breaking rainfall and flooding. Many communities found themselves isolated after the storm passed, as roads and bridges were washed out. Several lives were lost and damages were in the billions of dollars. Days before the storm... Read more →


CNB News Travel Alert: I-295 northbound and Route 42 traffic stoppages Thursday night

Final temporary Browning Road Bridge installation Additional closures over several weeks needed to complete temporary bridge (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced temporary traffic stoppages Thursday night on I-295 northbound for the third and final stage of the temporary Browning Road Bridge launch as part of the Direct Connection project in Bellmawr, Camden County. This work was originally scheduled for Wednesday night but was rescheduled because some prep work was delayed by poor weather earlier in the week. Thursday, August 26 Beginning at 11 p.m. Thursday, August 26, until 4 a.m. the next day, NJDOT’s... Read more →


CNB Travel News: Getting “On the Road” Digital Nomad Style Or Digital Nomad Life

For 55+ Americans Travel Topics Posted Friday, July 23, 2021 10:00 am HILTON HEAD ISLAND, one of the top vacation spots on the East Coast, is a fun place for good friends and family to visit. Dog friendly beaches and 200 plus restaurants are just some of the attractions. (CNBNews file photo credit) (NAPSI)—If you’re like roughly two-thirds of Americans, you expect to travel this year. So, whether it’s camping, visiting national landmarks or splurging on a first-rate resort, travelers want to do it all—as soon as possible. Who’s Going This seems particularly true of those 55 years and older.... Read more →


CNBNews Travel Alert: I-295 northbound & Route 42 Closures

Final stage of temporary Browning Road Bridge installation (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today are reminding motorists of daytime lane closures on I-295 northbound and Route 42 on Monday and Tuesday next week to prepare for the third and final stage of the temporary Browning Road Bridge launch as part of the Direct Connection project in Bellmawr, Camden County. Monday, August 23 and Tuesday, August 24 From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Monday, August 23 and Tuesday, August 24, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close I-295 northbound Exit 26 and the left lane... Read more →


Two NJDOT projects earn regional recognition in AASHTO’s 2021 America's Transportation Awards

Regional awards qualify projects for the national prize (Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced two NJDOT projects have been named regional winners in the 2021 America’s Transportation Awards Competition. The America’s Transportation Awards sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is a competition in which state DOTs compete in three categories: Quality of Life/Community Development; Best Use of Technology and Innovation; and Operations Excellence. Each category is also designated by project budget size: small (less than $25 million), medium ($25 million to $200... Read more →


How to Find a Resource for Football Betting

Do you want to place football bets? Then, you need to find a proper betting resource. Well, it’s not as easy as it seems. Today’s gambling market is constantly growing, which opens the door not only for responsible operators but also scammers. During the search, you will have to focus on three major factors. Let’s find them out! Best Odds Guaranteed Beginners often underestimate the significance of odds, which is a huge mistake. When it comes to football betting, odds happen to be determinants of potential profits. It’s a simple fact. However, bettors often ignore it by concentrating on the... Read more →


I-295 Northbound and Route 42 Lane Closures Next Week

Prep final stage of temporary Browning Road Bridge installation (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced daytime lane closures on I-295 northbound and Route 42 on Monday and Tuesday next week to prepare for the third and final stage of the temporary Browning Road Bridge launch as part of the Direct Connection project in Bellmawr, Camden County. From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., next Monday, August 23 and Tuesday, August 24, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close I-295 northbound Exit 26 and the left lane on Route 42 in both directions. The closures... Read more →