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July 2011

Brookers Win 25th State Championship Title -cnbnews.net

CNBNEWS.NET Moody Park Ewing NJ-The Brooklawn American Legion Baseball Team won its 25th state championship on Saturday night (July 30) beating Bordentown by a score of 19-7. The Brookers were down 5-2 before their bats got hot. In the sixth and seventh innings they came alive scoring 17 runs. click advertisement This is the second... Read more →


GCPD Charge Two Members of Burgos Family with Allegedly making Terroristic Threats-cnbnews.net

click advertisement... PRESS RELEASE Gloucester City Police Report on 07/26 at 2328 officers responded to Burlington and Middlesex Street after a female reported that she was threatened with a knife. The victim stated that she observed two females arguing when one turned toward her and told her to mind her own business. The female then... Read more →


Concours d’Elegance of America a Big Hit at New Location in Plymouth, MI -cnbnews.net

By Raymond Rolak PLYMOUTH, MI-- After more than 30 years of celebrating automobiles, design and fashions at Meadow Brook Hall on the campus of Oakland University, the Concours d’Elegance of America relocated to The Inn at St John’s in Plymouth, Michigan. The 2011 Concours, now on the grounds of the former Detroit Archdiocese seminary has... Read more →


SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE UNDERSCORES NEED FOR FOOD DONATIONS-cnbnews.net

Highlights Mobile Food Pantry as New Method to Distribute Food Items (TRENTON) –Emphasizing the need for food pantry donations 12 months a year, New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher today joined the Food Bank of South Jersey at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Thorofare for a local food distribution with the Hope... Read more →


GET ON THE WATER WITH PADDLE PENN'S LANDING KAYAKS AND SWAN BOATS -cnbnews.net

The Program is Open to the Public and Offers Kayaking and Swan Boating On the Delaware River “Paddle Penn’s Landing” is making a splash for the 2011 season. The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) and the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) are partnering to bring back the popular “Paddle Penn’s Landing” program, which features kayaks and... Read more →


Response from Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams on New Archbishop « Philly DA

By tashaj4 July, 19, 2011: My thoughts and prayers go out to Cardinal Rigali as he makes this transition in his life. I respect the Cardinal very much and recognize the positive impact he has made in the history of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. He came into a very difficult situation and I think he... Read more →


TIPS AND SNIPPETS: Long Overdue; No Pot for Bellmawr; Poo Poo Ruins Camden County Park -cnbnews.net

BY BILL CLEARY CNBNEWS.NET LONG OVERDUE!-The Gloucester City governing body passed a resolution at the July 28 council meeting that could change the City’s charter in two years if the question is approved by voters in the upcoming November election. The question to be placed on the ballot reads, “Should Common Council petition the State... Read more →


China Train Crash May Scare off Overseas Buyers-cnbnews.net

Image via Wikipedia WHEN EAST MEETS WEST Commentary by Hank F. Miller Jr. A fatal crash on China's high-speed train network could scuttle Beijing's ambitions to sell the technology overseas and could also hit its existing rail exports.Shares in Chinese rail and train builders have fallen sharply since the accident,which killed at least 39 people... Read more →


Republican House Proposed 2011 Budget Cuts ...TOTAL SAVINGS: $2.5 Trillion over Ten Years

submitted by George C. Corporation for Public Broadcasting Subsidy. $445 million annual savings. Save America 's Treasures Program. $25 million annual savings. International Fund for Ireland . $17 million annual savings. Legal Services Corporation. $420 million annual savings. National Endowment for the Arts. $167.5 million annual savings. National Endowment for the Humanities. $167.5 million annual... Read more →


Bellmawr Fire Department Aids Westville with Pine Street Fire-cnbnews.net

click advertisement Sunday, July 10, 2011 The early morning hours of Sunday July 10th were spent operating at a 2 alarm fire in the Borough of Westville. District 7 (Westville/National Park) was dispatched for a reported dwelling fire on Pine St, which was automatically upgraded to an all hands fire. Chief 701 (Farley) arrived with... Read more →


Hunting and Fishing: Calling All Volunteers! -cnbnews.net

The 2nd annual New Jersey Wild Outdoor Expo slated for September 17 and 18, 2011 is rapidly approaching. The Expo hosts, DEP's Divisions of Fish and Wildlife and Parks and Forestry, the Green Acres Program, and the Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey, are looking for volunteers excited by the thought of helping people connect... Read more →


Missing World War II Soldiers Indentified-cnbnews.net

Image via Wikipedia The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced Monday that the remains 12 U.S. servicemen, missing in action from World War II, have been identified and are being returned to their families for burial with full military honors. They are Army Air Forces 1st Lt. Jack E. Volz, 21, of Indianapolis;... Read more →


Camden County News for August-cnbnews.net

Freeholders to Meet in Berlin Township The Camden County Freeholder Board invites you to a Town Meeting on Thursday, August 18, 6:30 PM at the Berlin Township Municipal Building, 135 Route 73 South, Berlin Township. The Freeholder Board looks forward to providing you with greater access to your county government. The Town Meeting is an... Read more →


NJCU MEN'S SOCCER TRYOUTS SLATED FOR AUGUST 24 -cnbnews.net

JERSEY CITY, NJ (www.NJCUGothicKnights.com)...New Jersey City University will hold tryouts for the 2011 men's soccer team on Wednesday, August 24 at 2 p.m. at the Thomas M. Gerrity Athletic Complex on Route 440. All student-athletes are required to have a physical conducted prior to the tryout. For more information, student-athletes should contact head coach Nansha... Read more →


2011-12 NJCU ATHLETIC SCHEDULES NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD -cnbnews.net

JERSEY CITY, NJ (www.NJCUGothicKnights.com)...The New Jersey City University 2011-12 athletics calendar is now available to download and import into Microsoft Outlook or any other standard calendar program, including PDA devices and smartphones. Visitors to NJCUGothicKnights.com can choose to download the entire 2011-12 composite schedule or individual sport-by-sport calendars. All schedules are also available on each... Read more →


RECREATIONAL USES OF HUDSON RIVER MAY RESUME-cnbnews.net

click advertisement NO IMPACTS IN NEW JERSEY FROM HUDSON RIVER SEWAGE DISCHARGE TRENTON - As a result of water tests showing that bacteria levels in the Hudson River have fallen to within health safety standards, the Department of Environmental Protection today advised residents that boating, kayaking, fishing and other normal recreational uses of the river... Read more →


Pet Tip of the Week: Exercise Equals a Calm Canine -cnbnews.net

by Dawn Watson (CNBnews.net) I attend a yoga class, once a week. There, we learn to use our muscles in order to attain--well, I haven't learned what, yet, but I hope to learn, soon. The point is, it feels good and calms me down! And moderate exercise can help your dog to calm down, too!... Read more →


Japanese Experts Say: China's train accident unthinkable here -cnbnews.net

Image via Wikipedia WHEN EAST MEETS WEST Commentary by Hank F. Miller Jr. A Japanese expert who analyzed video footage of Saturday's fatal bullet train accident in China said Sunday it was and accident hard to imagine happening here in Japan,even though one of the trains involved appears to be one modeled on a domestic... Read more →


AVALON LIONS CHARITIES FOUNDATION DRAW 50/50 RAFFLE -cnbnews.net

The Avalon Lions Charities Foundation Inc held the drawing for the 1st Annual 50/50 Cash Elimination Raffle at their annual Pancake Breakfast on June 18, 2011. The winners of the $15,000.00 in prize money are below: Prize Winner Amount 1st Bud & Eileen Stein $10,000.00 2nd Nancy Dunleavy $2,000.00 3rd Holly Rennie $500.00 Chris Harvey... Read more →


Hunting and Fishing News-MIGRATORY GAME BIRD SEASONS TO BEGIN SEPT. 1 -cnbnews.net

HARRISBURG – Early Canada goose and dove hunters will be able to take to the fields of Penn’s Woods on Sept. 1, as part of Pennsylvania’s 2011-12 migratory bird seasons announced today by Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe. Dove hunters will have the opportunity to participate in a triple-split season, which will... Read more →


Collingswood Squad 16 Responds to Gloucester City Mutual Aid -cnbnews.net

Saturday, July 23, 2011 02:43 Collingswood Squad 16 responded to Gloucester City for a building fire (Dining Car Depot, Monmouth Street at the railroad). They arrived and were ordered to the interior to assist in extinguishment, overhaul and ventilation. Crews worked nearly two hours before they were released. via www.collingswoodfire.com Related articles Fire Causes Extensive... Read more →


Christie Announces Up To $55 million in School Improvement Grant Funds To Help Improve 9 Low Performing Schools-cnbnews.net

click advertisement Trenton, NJ – Acting Education Commissioner Christopher D. Cerf announced today the selection of nine low-performing schools that will be eligible for up to $55 million in federal School Improvement Grant (SIG) dollars. These funds are in addition to more than $850 million that Governor Christie added to district budgets across the state... Read more →


LAW ENFORCEMENT RIDE AND RUN-cnbnews.net

Three beautiful cycling routes and a scenic 5K runners route for the Law Enforcement Ride & Run to Remember on Sunday, October 16th, are now posted at www.RideandRuntoRemember.org. Cyclists will start at National Harbor, riding the picturesque back roads of Maryland and passing by military forts and National Parks. Catch some spectacular views of our... Read more →


Seniors, TCNJ women’s soccer to celebrate 22nd -cnbnews.net

click advertisement Ewing, NJ... There is symmetry between this year’s senior class of players and The College of New Jersey women’s soccer program. This season will mark the last group of players that were born during the lifespan of the program’s history. Seniors Annie McCarthy (Brick, NJ/Brick Memorial), Jaclyn Greco (Bridgewater, NJ/Bridgewater-Raritan), and Maria Grady... Read more →


Investment Project in Port Newark will create Nearly 800 new Jobs -cnbnews.net

Image via Wikipedia Trenton, NJ – Governor Chris Christie today joined Port officials at the Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) to announce a half-billion dollar investment project at the terminal that will create a state-of-the-art container terminal that will help the port meet the region’s shipping needs during the first half of the 21st century... Read more →


CHINA BANS COVERAGE OF TRAIN CRASH-cnbnews.net

Image via Wikipedia WHEN EAST MEETS WEST Commentary by Hank F. Miller Jr. China has banned local journalist from investigating the cause of the deadly high-speed train crash that has triggered public outrage and raised questions over safety, reports said Tuesday. China's propaganda department issued the order Sunday, according to a copy of the directives... Read more →


FORMER ATHLETES SELECTED FOR SPORTS HALL OF FAME -cnbnews.net

GLASSBORO, NJ – Nine former athletes and the 1978 national championship baseball team have been selected for the 2011 Rowan University-Glassboro State Sports Hall of Fame. This year’s induction will be held on Sunday, October 23 during the school’s Homecoming weekend. click advertisement The 2011 inductees are: Jennifer Denby (basketball), 1999; Kara Gilligan (softball and... Read more →


DRWC Master Plan for the Central Delaware Available-cnbnews.net

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) has posted the complete final draft of the Master Plan for the Central Delaware: Transforming Philadelphia’s Waterfront on the website, www.plancentraldelaware.com, beginning the final opportunity for the public and stakeholders to provide feedback, which must be submitted by Friday, August 25 at 5:00pm. An Executive Summary of the Plan... Read more →


Beth Feldman Stewart, of Cherry Hill, age 52

On July 27, 2011. Age 52. Of Cherry Hill. Loving Daughter of the late Eugene “Gene” and Barbara “Bobbi” Feldman (nee Martin). Devoted wife of 9 years to the late Michael T. Stewart. Beloved and Cherished mother of Cole Abram Stewart. Jewish Graveside Service at Crescent Memorial Park, Pennsauken was private at the request of... Read more →


NEW JERSEY SURPASSES MILESTONE OF 10,000 SOLAR INSTALLATIONS -cnbnews.net

Image via Wikipedia CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION ADVANCES COMMITMENT TO RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT (11/P88) TRENTON *- Advancing the Governor's commitment to develop renewable sources of energy that protect the environment, promote economic development and spur job creation, the Christie Administration today announced that New Jersey set new single-month records for installed solar capacity and number of installations... Read more →


Nude club in Camco ends fight on alcohol -courierpostonline.com

MOUNT EPHRAIM — A nude-dancing club here has dropped a legal fight to operate as a BYOB. Jersey Girls Gentlemen's Cabaret sued Mount Ephraim last month after its operator was repeatedly cited for allowing patrons to bring their own beer and wine. The club, a longtime fixture on the Black Horse Pike, had tried to... Read more →


Bancroft 2011 Golf Invitational Surpasses Fundraising Goals -cnbnews.net

Haddonfield, NJ – July 26, 2011 – Bancroft, a leading nonprofit care provider for people with neurological challenges, recently held its 2011 Golf Invitational at Galloway National Golf Course near Atlantic City. Sixty-nine golfers, including former Philadelphia Eagles player Ken Dunek and N.J. Assemblyman Louis Greenwald (D-Camden), took on one of the nation's best golf... Read more →


Most say they succeeded in reducing their taxes -cnbnews.net

EAGAN, Minn., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Some homeowners are taking matters into their own hands when it comes to their property tax bills. One in four homeowners say that at one time or another, they have attempted to reduce their property taxes by challenging the tax-assessed value of their homes. And the majority who... Read more →


Freedom of Speech is Under Attack Says Natural News -cnbnews.net

(NaturalNews) Freedom of speech is under attack once again as the bloated US federal government continues its quest to destroy the last bastion of free and open communication -- the internet. Sen. Patrick Leahy's (D-Vt.) "Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property" bill, also known as the Protect IP Act,... Read more →


La Salle Announces 2011-12 Non-Conference Men’s Basketball Schedule; Explorers to open season Nov. 11 vs. Lafayette-cnbnews.net

Image via Wikipedia PHILADELPHIA – The La Salle men’s basketball team will play eight teams in non-conference play that recorded 18 or more wins last season as head coach Dr. John Giannini announced the 2011-12 schedule today. Six of those teams played in the postseason last year, including four teams that reached the NCAA Tournament.... Read more →


City of Trenton Approved Layoff Plan will be Implemented September 15 -cnbnews.net

click advertisement TRENTON–The City of Trenton submitted an amended layoff plan to the New Jersey Civil Service Commission on July 22, 2011. This layoff plan detailed the proposed layoffs of permanent City of Trenton employees. The effective date of layoff is September 16, 2011 while general and individual notices will be sent August 1, 2011.... Read more →


Post Office To Close 3700 Retail Locations; 50 in New Jersey -cnbnews.net

Image via Wikipedia USPS Press Release WASHINGTON — As more customers choose to conduct their postal business online, on their smart phones and at their favorite shopping destinations, the need for the U.S. Postal Service to maintain its nearly 32,000 retail offices — the largest retail network in the country — diminishes. To that end,... Read more →


AARP List Top 10 Retirement Destinations-cnbnews.net

**Portland, Winchester, Gainesville, Wenatchee and Tulsa among cities selected*** WASHINGTON, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Always looking for ways to enhance life after 50, AARP The Magazine toured the nation to find the top 10 retirement destinations that offer a fabulous lifestyle without outrageous costs. To determine the list, AARP The Magazineexamined financial data on... Read more →


Join Melissa Gilbert for LIVE Facebook Chat and Insights on Recovery and Parenting -cnbnews.net

Celebrity Champion & Mom, Melissa Gilbert Hi, I'm Melissa Gilbert. I'm the national spokesperson for The Partnership at Drugfree.org, and you probably know me best as Laura on "Little House on the Prairie." I'm still acting, and I'm also an author, a mother and, most importantly, a person in recovery from alcohol abuse. I'm very... Read more →


Florida State's Semrau Elected Vice President of Women's Basketball Coaches Association -cnbnews.net

Image via Wikipedia ATLANTA (July 25, 2011) – Florida State University head coach Sue Semrau has been elected vice president of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) by a vote of the organization’s membership, the WBCA office announced today. As vice president, Semrau also serves as president-elect and will automatically succeed incoming WBCA President Charli... Read more →


Alice M. Lee age 92, of Thorofare, formerly of Gloucester City -cnbnews.net

Alice M. Lee AGE: 92 • Formerly of Gloucester City On July 23, 2011, (nee Alton) of Thorofare, formerly of Gloucester City, NJ, age 92. She was the beloved wife of the late Frederick A. Lee, Sr., loving mother of Frederick A. Jr. (Wendy) and Extended Family in Florida, dear sister of the late Blanche... Read more →


Gov. Christie's Office Responds to Gawker's Lawsuit-cnbnews.net

You may have heard the news this week about Gawker, the governor and the Fox News executive, but here’s the latest. When Gawker reporter John Cook read that Fox News head Roger Ailes had met with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to urge him to run for president, it piqued his journalistic interest. Cook asked... Read more →


Q & A with State Assembly Candidate Wil Levins - Fourth Installment -cnbnews.net

Please feel free to ask your questions in the comments section below or email them to me at willevins@msn.com and they will be included in a future edition. Q10: Do I support the Governor's refusal to raise taxes, especially on wealthier New Jerseyians? - F.T. Gloucester City A: Yes - I oppose raising taxes, especially... Read more →


HOME IMPROVEMENT TIPS FROM NJ DIV. OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS -cnbnews.net

Contact Consumer Affairs (free senior hotline 1-877-746-7850) to see if consumers have filed any complaints against the contractor and to ensure the contractor is registered. Get written estimates from at least three contractors. Get references and check them. Ask the contractors how long they have been in business, if they have liability insurance (as required... Read more →


Philadelphia-area home prices, sales down so far in 2011 - Philadelphia Business Journal

The Philadelphia region’s median home sale price declined by 4.8 percent of this year and sales tumbled 21.5 percent compared to the same period last year, when a federal tax credit program was in full throttle, according to Prudential Fox & Roach Prudential Fox & Roach Latest from The Business Journals Boogie no more: Last... Read more →


Biggest dog in the world: Meet George the 7ft long Great Dane | Mail Online

The first time we saw George, our beloved Great Dane, he was no more than a tiny, cowering ball of fuzzy fur. As my wife Christie opened the door of the crate he’d travelled in, he teetered to a standing position and looked out at us, moving his head slowly from side to side, taking... Read more →


OLD GAS STATION SITE TRANSFORMED INTO RAIN GARDEN IN CAMDEN -cnbnews.net

(11/P89) TRENTON * Department of Environmental Protection Assistant Commissioner Wolf Skacel joined Camden Mayor Dana L. Redd and other local officials today in dedicating a new rain garden at the site of an abandoned gas station, transforming the unsightly land into an attractive and ecologically functional asset at a key gateway to the Waterfront South... Read more →


Opportunity for citizens to help their town cut costs -cnbnews.net

New Jersey Hyperlocal News Association Last week Governor Christie and the Department of Community Affairs released a "Best Practices Checklist" for municipalities receiving state aid. If your community wants to receive 100% of its state funding, the municipality will need to comply with 41 out of 50 of the items on the checklist. If your... Read more →


CDC urges: Stay cool to stay healthy as temperatures soar -cnbnews.net

Image via Wikipedia Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials are warning people to stay cool, hydrated and informed to prevent illnesses and injuries as cities across the Midwest, South and East Coast continue to issue heat warnings and watches. Extreme heat can lead to very high body temperatures, brain and organ damage, and even... Read more →


Derailment rises doubts about China's fast rail system -cnbnews.net

WHEN EAST MEETS WEST Commentary by Hank F. Miller Jr. Note: Hank is a former resident of Gloucester City who resides in Kitakyushu City, Japan. category WHEN EAST MEETS WEST Doubts about China's breakneck plans to expand high-rail across the country have been underscored by a bullet train wreck that killed at least 36 people.... Read more →