NJ News Commons: RUTGERS UNIVERSITY WILL NAME FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT

Rutgers University "is set to name" its next President, Gov. Phil Murphy tweeted yesterday: Jonathan Holloway, the provost of Northwestern University. Dr. Holloway, a Professor of History and African American Studies, will be the first president of color in the university's history. 20 white male presidents — including current president Robert Barchi — precede him. The move is not yet final: the university's Board of Governors and Board of Trustees will take a formal vote at 9 A.M. on Tuesday. (Bridgewater Courier News / NJ.com)... Read more →


*APPLY NOW! The Philadelphia City Scholarship Program

Attention Philadelphia high school seniors! Each year the Philadelphia City Scholarship Program awards approximately 50 scholarships to high school seniors. Selected students receive $1,000 each academic year for four consecutive years of full-time enrollment in accredited, four-year, bachelor degree programs. Applications for 2020-2021 City Scholarships are now open and must be submitted online by March 1. Applicants must be enrolling at a school in Chester County, Delaware County, Philadelphia, Montgomery County, or Bucks County. The Philadelphia City Scholarship Review Committee will consider factors including high... Read more →


10 Ways You Can Bring Your Family Closer Together

Gloucestercitynews.net(January 20, 2020)--Your family is the cornerstone of your life. It’s a unit that’s always there for you when you’re down, struggling at work, or just in need of some socialization. While it isn’t always true that “blood is thicker than water”, your family is predetermined for you and can’t be changed, so getting along with them is advantageous to you. With that said, being close with your family - and accommodating their foibles - isn’t always easy. Here are ten ways you can become... Read more →


Camden County College and Rutgers University–Camden Form new Premier Partnership

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – Camden County College and Rutgers University–Camden have formed a new Premier Partnership that aligns the two schools to provide the residents of Camden County and South Jersey a unique opportunity to earn both a Camden County College associate degree and Rutgers baccalaureate degree on the Blackwood and Rutgers–Camden campuses. “This innovative partnership makes higher education more affordable for Camden County College graduates by providing a direct, cohesive route to a Rutgers–Camden bachelor’s degree on our Blackwood campus for under $30,000,” said... Read more →


*Burlington County is looking to grow its Domestic Violence Response Team

Burlington County is looking to grow its Domestic Violence Response Team. This team consists of volunteers who work with Providence House, Domestic Violence Services and local police departments to help people who experience domestic violence by empowering and advocating for victims. If you would like to volunteer please contact: Kim Jewitt, DVRT Coordinator Providence House, Burlington Phone: 856-824-0599 ex. 8606 E-mail: kjewitt@cctrenton.org CLASSES WILL BE HELD: *Saturday March 14th 10am - 5pm Thursday March 19th 6pm - 9:30pm Thursday March 26th 6pm – 9:30pm Thursday... Read more →


10 Ideas For Unforgettable Winter Breaks

Gloucestercitynews.net(January 20, 2020)--Winter can be a very difficult season for a lot of people. There’s the ever-present seasonal affective disorder (or SAD), of course, but there are many more reasons to feel fed up with the colder months. Chief among them is the struggle to find a decent place to go on holiday. For obvious reasons, travel is often cheaper in the winter months, but many people just don’t know where they should go. We’re here to help. Here are ten ideas for unforgettable winter... Read more →


Bucknell Students from NJ Named to Dean's List

LEWISBURG, PA (January -2020)-- Bucknell University has released the dean's list for outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2019-20 academic year. A student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to receive dean's list recognition. Sarah Baldwin, a Political Science major in the class of 2021, from Runnemede, NJ Jesse Barbera, a Undeclared major in the class of 2022, from Voorhees, NJ Hannah Bokma, a Mathematics major in the class of 2020, from Vineland,... Read more →


Just Moved Into A New Home? Here’s A Beginner’s Checklist

Gloucestercitynews.net (January 20, 2020)--Moving into a new home can feel incredible and exhilarating, but there’s also a huge amount to remember. When you’re signing the papers and getting ready to move, it can be easy to forget just how mammoth and involved a task moving home can truly be, especially if you’ve been established at your current place for a long time. It doesn’t have to be that way, though. With our handy checklist, you can make sure you’re not forgetting anything during the moving... Read more →


Military Caregiver Champions Recruited by Hollywood Legends

(NAPSI)—Academy Award winner Tom Hanks is rallying the nation behind America’s military caregivers with help from the legacy of a legend, Bob Hope. Hanks launched the Military Caregiver Champion program with the Elizabeth Dole Foundation to fund resources for the 5.5 million Americans voluntarily caring for a loved one who was wounded, made ill or injured through military service. Hope’s daughter, Linda Hope, was the first to join the campaign, donating $1 million on behalf of the Bob and Dolores Hope Foundation. Tom Hanks, Linda... Read more →


PUROTRADER™, Offers to Pay LSU Tigers QB Joe Burrow's Legal Fees for Puffing while Working

PuroTrader™ founder and entrepreneur, Pierre Rogers, believed LSU quarterback, Joe Burrow, had the right idea when he chose to celebrate the Tiger’s National Championship victory over Clemson with a stogie Monday night. Joe Burrow smoking a cigar (image courtesy of LSU) As CEO of the world’s premier cigar trading exchange, Rogers announced that support of the Heisman Trophy winner’s right to smoke, he will make a meaningful contribution to any unjust legal fees and penalties if he gets arrested for illegally smoking the infamous cigar... Read more →


New Brunswick facility offers a medically monitored inpatient detoxification program

New Brunswick,New Jersey (PR MediaRelease) January 9, 2020--SOBA New Jersey, a premier addiction treatment center, announces the opening of its new state-of-the-art drug and alcohol detox facility in New Brunswick. The grand opening will be commemorated with a ribbon cutting and open-house event on January 9, 2020, from 2 to 5 p.m. The facility will officially open on January 15, 2020. The new facility, located at 23 Duke Street, is home to a medically monitored detoxification program. The detox facility provides withdrawal management and helps... Read more →


Go visual with a new outdoor LED sign for your business

It’s all about being visual Gloucestercitynews.net(January 20, 2020)--It is usually said that an image is worth more than a thousand words and nowhere is this truer than when it comes to advertisement. Then it is all about the visual! If you hope to grow your business, regardless of what that business is, you need a good marketing strategy to make sure you are being noticed by potential customers. There is currently a multitude of options when it comes to marketing platforms as well as strategies... Read more →


FBI Announces New Policy for Notifying State and Local Election Officials of Cyber Intrusions

Affecting Election Infrastructure The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced a new internal policy to clarify and guide the timely federal notification of appropriate state and local officials of cyber intrusions affecting election infrastructure. Protecting the integrity of elections in the United States against criminal activity and national security threats is among the top priorities of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the FBI. Cyber intrusions affecting election infrastructure have the potential to cause significant negative impacts on the integrity of elections. Understanding that mitigation... Read more →


N.J. pays NJ2AS another $87,500 totaling $230,000 in legal victories!

NJ2AS attorney Richard Gutman, NJ2AS President Alex “Alejandro” Roubian, NJ2AS legislative advisor Robert Barush, proudly stand in front the check for our legal fees. In June 2019 the New Jersey State Police once again lost against NJ2AS in an 8-year-long legal battle to receive a copy of their investigative manual that is used while investigating firearm applicants. Shortly after, New Jersey, once again, lost a motion to have the State pay for our legal fees. The New Jersey Second Amendment Society (NJ2AS) was awarded $87,500... Read more →


Looking for a Forever Home: Meet Millo

Millo happens to be a very special girl. She came to Husky House with brain trauma which has resulted in some neurological issues. In short, she is a special needs dog and can’t do some things a normal dog can do. For example, she freezes and will not walk on a leash and she can’t climb stairs. It’s possible that with time she could walk on a leash but may be not. Due to this, she would do best in a home with a secure,... Read more →


*The Alice Costello Elementary School PTA Launches Spirit-Wear Shop

(CNBNews)BROOKLAWN, NJ)The Alice Costello PTA has opened a spirit-wear shop to raise funds for the school. The ACES PTA has launched a spirit-wear shop to raise money for the school. The link to the shop can be found below. Show your school spirit by purchasing an item (or two) from the shop! Click ​​​​​​​here to access the shop. published Gloucestercitynews.net Read more →


*Enjoy Ice Skating at Cooper River until Feb. 17

PENSAUKEN, NJ--Cooper River Park has once again transformed into a winter wonderland with tasty treats, and family fun! WinterFest Ice Skating at Cooper River now open until February 17, 2020. WinterFest Ice Skating at Cooper River is presented by the Camden County Board of Freeholder. New this year! WinterFest will include more family fun with arcade games in the heated tent and outdoor games for families to enjoy when they are off the ice. Click here for a listing of all WinterFest events. Check back... Read more →


Gary G Watermasysk, Brooklawn Volunteer Fireman, Zoning Board Member

On January 16th, 2020, Gary G. Watermasysk, age 68, passed away from this earth while surrounded by his family. He was predeceased in death by his parents, Stanley and Dorothy (Sing) Watermasysk, and his siblings Stanley, Russell and Dorothy. Gary is survived by his four children Scott (Beata), Mark (Kim), Keith (Kristen), and Kristi-Lynn; his grandchildren Kylie, Kollin, Kendal, Kelsey, Jason, Emily, Kaylee, Caleb, Zachary, and Sophia; the mother of his children and friend Sandy Sheehan; and life-long friends Don and Kathy Ellis. Gary was... Read more →


*GLOUCESTER HIGH CLASS OF '65 REUNION APRIL 25

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --The Gloucester City High School Class of 1965 will be holding their 55th year reunion at The Kove in Audubon, NJ on Saturday, April 25, 2020. Tickets are $50 per person for a buffet dinner and entertainment. A cash bar will be available. A meet and greet will be held on Friday, April 24 at The Tap Room in Haddon Township. Discounted rooms are available at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill for Friday and/or Saturday nights. We hope to see you... Read more →


CONNECT 2020

Take the Connect 2020 Biking and Walking Survey Help Improve Biking and Walking in Collingswood and Haddon Township Collingswood and Haddon Township are working on a Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. The goal is to develop a bicycle and pedestrian network that helps to further connect the two communities, with a specific focus on travel to the Haddon Avenue corridor. The plan will identify strategies and improvements that will help to create a safe and comfortable multimodal network between Collingswood and Haddon Township that balances... Read more →


Camden County Freedom Medal Ceremony Jan. 22

Camden County residents will be honored for their selfless contributions to improving their community at the 2020 Camden County Freedom Medal Ceremony on January 22nd. The award, created by the Freeholder Board in 2001, is presented to civic leaders who demonstrate the ideals and actions that reflect the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Every year since 2001, the Camden County Freedom Medal has been presented to honor extraordinary Camden County citizens who have generously contributed their time and effort to better their community... Read more →


"Stress Busting for Family Caregivers" will take place Tuesday, January 21st

Programs Offered for Caregivers "Stress Busting for Family Caregivers" will take place on Tuesday, January 21st from 5 PM to 6:30 PM at Camden County Senior Services in Blackwood. Caregivers will learn about stress and its effects, practice stress management techniques, and develop problem-solving skills. Some of the strategies include breathing, imagery, humor, massage, meditation, and yoga. Space is limited so reserve your spot by contacting Rose Candy at (856) 858-3220 or rose.candy@camdencounty.com. Read More. "Branching Out to Caregivers" is a caregiver support group that... Read more →


Towns in New Jersey Join Second Amendment Sanctuary Movement

CNBNews.net NEW JERSEY—Some towns in New Jersey have joined the Second Amendment sanctuary movement, according to ammoland.com. This movement is a form of civil disobedience that has taken off in Virginia, and it is also making strides in Kentucky. CNBNews graphic files Alexander Roubian of the New Jersey Second Amendment Society stated that two towns in the Garden State have already declared themselves as Second Amendment sanctuary jurisdictions, while “we are aware of dozens of others that are supportive of passing similar measures. We have... Read more →


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

Monday, 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 →


LONELINESS: The Public Health Threat No One Talks About

Too much time alone can be bad for your health but modern technology can help keep you connected. (NAPSI)—There is a public health threat looming across the United States that’s not visible to most but affects nearly half of all Americans daily: loneliness. Social isolation is as bad for your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day and is twice as harmful as obesity. Worst of all, loneliness is a contributing factor in senior suicides, which are rising in the U.S. While it is not... Read more →


David Richter Calls for Three Constitutional Amendments to Fix a Broken Congress

VINELAND, NJ – David Richter, Republican candidate running to represent New Jersey’s Second Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, announced yesterday that if elected, he intended to draft and introduce three proposed amendments to the United States Constitution to fix what he termed a “broken Congress.” During a speech Richter gave last night to the New Jersey Constitutional Republicans at the Ramada Inn in Vineland, New Jersey, he said that “the biggest challenge to the long-term success of our country is our huge... Read more →


STUDY: More Residents Moved Out of New Jersey than any other State

ST. LOUIS – Jan., 2020 – Americans are moving into Idaho, and Idaho is moving up—in the ranking of most popular 2019 moving destinations, that is. Where are people moving to? According to the results of United Van Lines’ 43rd Annual National Movers Study, which tracks customers’ state-to-state migration patterns over the past year, Idaho saw the highest percentage of inbound migration among states experiencing more than 250 moves* with United Van Lines: 67.4 percent. This is Idaho’s first time leading the list of inbound... Read more →


NJ Students Named to Bloomsburg University Fall 2019 Dean's List

BLOOMSBURG, PA (01/13/2020)-- Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania congratulates the more than 1,900 students who were named to the Fall 2019 Dean's List. A full-time student whose semester GPA is 3.5 or higher in 12 or more semester hours of course work for which a grade or grades are received will be named to the Dean's List. Grace Castiglia of Marlton, majoring in Special Education, Early Childhood Education, was named to the list. Faith Duffy of Cherry Hill, majoring in Early Childhood Education, was named to... Read more →


Students from NJ Named to the University of Vermont Dean's List

BURLINGTON, VT (01/13/2020)-- To be named to the dean's list at the University of Vermont, students must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or better and rank in the top 20 percent of their class in their respective college or school. The following students from your area have been named to the dean's list for the fall 2019 semester: Kennedy Brown of Bellmawr (08031) Joshua Childs of Ocean View (08230) Madison Dykas of Oaklyn (08107) Julia Kropiewnicki of Mullica Hill (08062) Anthony Lasalle of Sewell... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Department Is Now Using Neighbors By Ring

To Connect With Residents and Solve Crime Sign up for Neighbors by Ring and connect with GTPD! GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (January 18, 2020)--GTPD is encouraging all residents to sign up with Neighbors by Ring. You do not need a Ring device to sign up and you will be able to communicate with neighbors in your area. You will have the ability to post and view video of crimes and suspicious activity. We have listed frequently asked questions about the Neighbors App below: How does the... Read more →


The Past President of Newell Rubbermaid Sentenced for Tax Fraud

Defendant admitted to traveling to Canada to withdraw funds from Swiss bank account at ATMs to avoid detection PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Jeffrey Cooley, 66, of Toledo, OH was sentenced to one month incarceration, 12 months’ supervised release, and a $210,000 fine by United States District Court Judge Joshua D. Wolson for filing a false tax return which reported that Cooley had purchased an offshore trust company years after he actually did in order to evade paying appropriate taxes.... Read more →


NRA-ILA: Three Anti-Gun Bills Passed by Virginia Senate

SUPPORT NRA-ILA On Thursday, January 16th, the Virginia Senate voted to pass three of the anti-gun bills that the Senate Judiciary Committee approved on Monday. The fight is far from over! Dozens of other gun control bills from Michael Bloomberg’s wish-list have still not been taken up by a committee. Second Amendment supporters have demonstrated an unprecedented showing in support for our rights. It is critical that law-abiding citizens not back down and remain ready to oppose this agenda at every turn. View Related Articles... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

NJ Students named to the Becker College Dean's List for the fall 2019 WORCESTER/LEICESTER, MA (01/17/2020)-- Becker College recognized the following local residents who were named to the dean's list for the fall 2019 semester. The Dean's List recognizes all full-time students (24 or more credit hours earned for the academic year; 12 minimum each semester - September through May) whose term grade point average is 3.50 or higher with no grade below a B- and no incomplete (I) or withdrawal/failing (WF) grades. Troy Bohonko,... Read more →


List of Winners, 2020 Deer Classic All-time Top 10 List

EDISON, NJ--The annual Garden State Deer Classic, held January 9 to January 12, featured outstanding white-tailed deer harvested during the previous year's hunting seasons and recognized the hunters who took them. The deer were entered in the Outstanding White-tailed Deer Program. The Deer Classic was held at the Garden State Outdoor Sports Show at the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center in Edison. The 2020 show and Deer Classic was an event ideal for sportsmen and sportswomen and for exhibitors, drawing 40,000 sporting enthusiasts. The... Read more →