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June 2012

Man charged in murder of 79- year-old Paulsboro woman

press release June 29, 2012 Samuel Kevin Davis (DOB 12/5/66), whose last known address was 299 Swedesboro Ave., Paulsboro NJ, has been charged with murdering 79-year-old Thirza Sweeten, whose body was found by her daughter in the victim’s home at 1562 South Delaware Avenue in Paulsboro on March 19, 2012. Early... Read more →


MT. EPHRAIM School District 2012 GRADUATES | cnbnews.net

The administration and all staff members wish to congratulate the eighth grade graduating class of 2012: The students include: Isabella S. Agostini, *Christopher L. Blaylock, *Courtney L. Bocchicchio, Josiah A. Bracey, Amber-Rose T. Broschard, *Tashana N. Brown, *Brittany N. Brown, *Emily C. Calhoun, *Dominick M. Cipolone, *Maryellen M. Crain, Zachery Cyr.... Read more →


PREIT Announces the First-Ever CocoFrüt is Now Open at Cherry Hill Mall

The new concept kiosk introduces made-to-order Belgian waffle concoctions to mall shoppers. CHERRY HILL, N.J. – June 26, 2012 – CocoFrüt is now open at Cherry Hill Mall, offering shoppers Liege Belgian waffles; gourmet milk, dark and white chocolate fondues; a large selection of fresh fruit; and a variety of toppings.... Read more →


DEP HOSTS URBAN RECYCLING SUMMIT

Part of DEP's Effort to Enhance Recycling Statewide to Reach 50 Percent Goal (June 28, 2012) TRENTON - The Department of Environmental Protection Solid Waste Program and New Jersey Solid Waste Advisory Council are jointly hosting an Urban Recycling Summit today in the DEP's effort to help municipalities develop improved recycling... Read more →


Down the Shore: Coast Guard Recovers One Boater in Absecon Bay

English: CGAS Atlantic City (Photo credit: Wikipedia) ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard recovered a boater after the skiff he was aboard capsized in Absecon Bay in the vicinity of the Route 30 causeway bridge Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a call at approximately 3:20 a.m.... Read more →


Gov. Christie Calls Special Session for Monday to Discuss Budget | cnbnews.net

Governor of New Jersey at a town hall in Hillsborough, NJ 3/2/11 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Trenton, NJ – Determined to reverse the path chosen by Democrats in the legislature to impose an $800 million tax hike on New Jersey residents, while holding middle-class tax relief hostage, Governor Chris Christie today called... Read more →


Legion World Series on ESPN3.com

American Legion Baseball (Photo credit: Wikipedia) American Legion Baseball fans nationwide will have the opportunity to watch the 2012 Legion World Series games live in Shelby, N.C., Aug. 17-21. All 15 games will once again be streamed online on ESPN3.com. The games will be shown online and on mobile devices to... Read more →


County Consumer Protection Issues Warnings to Home Improvement Contractors

(Woodbury, NJ) The County Office of Consumer Protection in coordination with the State Office of Consumer Affairs issued warnings this week to home improvement contractors who have not registered or who have not placed their registration numbers on their commercial vehicles. The New Jersey Home Improvement Contractors Registration Act requires all... Read more →


Bishops Ask Congress to Repair AFA

English: President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and senior staff, react in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, as the House passes the health care reform bill. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) June 28, 2012 Supreme Court decision does not address fundamental flaws in the law Legislation still needed to fix... Read more →


Area 4th of July Celebrations | cnbnews.net

PHOTO CREDIT: Thinkstock SATURDAY Westville: Independence Day Celebration, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., 165 Broadway. Crafters will set up from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Thomas West Park (along Delsea Drive). Other activities will include a petting zoo, pony cart rides and moon bounce. Fireworks display after dusk at River... Read more →


The Affordable Care Act and Elderly Recipients | cnbnews.net

Released: 6/22/2012 12:10 PM EDT Source: George Washington University The Affordable Care Act Could Have Negative Consequences for Elderly Recipients of Long-Term Services and Supports, George Washington University Professor Says Ellen Kurtzman, Assistant Research Professor at GW School of Nursing, Co-Authors Study Examining How Three of the Law’s Provisions Affect Vulnerable... Read more →


Archdiocese of Philadelphia to close, sell Villa St. Joseph-by-the-Sea in Ventnor

VENTNOR — Priests accustomed to spending summers during their retirement at a diocese-owned Ventnor beach house will no longer be able to do so, effective Saturday. That’s when the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will close Villa St. Joseph-by-the-Sea, a 12-room stucco mansion on the Boardwalk at Princeton Avenue. Retired priests have reserved... Read more →


Rolak's Boxing News: Adamek To Stay Busy, Fights Planned in September, December

Polski: Tomasz Adamek - polski bokser, mistrz świata (Photo credit: Wikipedia) By Raymond Rolak (cnbnews.net)Polish native son Tomasz Adamek is planning to stay very busy as he continues to chase his second shot at the world heavyweight title. Adamek is scheduled to see action on Sept. 8th at The Prudential Center... Read more →


CAGW Names NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg Porker of the Month | cnbnews.net

Michael Bloomberg - Cartoon (Photo credit: DonkeyHotey) June 29, 2012 (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg its June 2012 Porker of the Month for proposing a ban on sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces at restaurants, food carts, movie theaters, and... Read more →


OBAMACARE: SEVEN NEW TAXES ON CITIZENS EARNING LESS THAN $250,000 | breitbart.com

The first, and best known, of these seven taxes that will hit all Americans as a result of Obamacare is the Individual Mandate Tax (no longer concealed as a penalty). This provision will require a couple to pay the higher of a base tax of $1,360 per year, or 2.5% of... Read more →


Welcome Home Spec. Richard Peter, Burlington Township | cnbnews.net

Welcome Back From Afghanistan Burlington Township, New Jersey Who: Specialist Richard Petner When: Sunday, July 1, 2012 Time: 2:00 PM Where: 2012 Sylvan Park Road Burlington Township, New Jersey 08016 Please come out to welcome home Specialist Richard Petner from his deployment in Afghanistan. Specialist Richard Petner is with the US... Read more →


Ben Franklin Bridge Lighting to Honor American Independence and the Sunshine Foundation

CAMDEN, N.J. – The Delaware River Port Authority today announced the Benjamin Franklin Bridge lighting schedule for the month of July. The bridge will be lit the following colors on the following evenings: · June 25 through July 4 – Red, white and blue to celebrate Independence Day by adding extra... Read more →


Pet Tip of the Week: The Importance of a Name (cnbnews.net)

by Dawn Watson (cnbnews.net) Pedigree dogs registered with the AKC are often given fancy names which are then shortened for ease of pronunciation. Picking out your pet's name or nickname is an important part of the ongoing bonding process between you. Dogs can process one or two syllables together, so if... Read more →


CELEBRITY ROSTER FOR RON “JAWS” JAWORSKI & LARRY BOWA’S SOFTBALL GAME GROWS

Camden Riversharks (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Legends vs The Champions to feature players from the Phillies 1980 and 2008 World Series facing off against Philadelphia area legendary sports stars; All for charity CAMDEN, N.J. — ESPN NFL Analyst Ron Jaworski and Former Phillies Manager and MLB Network Analyst Larry Bowa will... Read more →


BURLINGTON COUNTY TO IMPOSE $50 PROCESSING FEE FOR JAIL INMATES | cnbnews.net

Funds To Offset Inmate Medical Costs Borne By Taxpayers, Garganio Says Following the lead of several others counties in the State, Burlington County Freeholders today gave tentative approval to the imposition of a $50 processing fee on all inmates committed to the Burlington County Detention Center and Correctional Work Release Center.... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on Local Students Named to Dean's List at the University of Delaware

English: University of Delaware wordmark (Photo credit: Wikipedia) NEWARK, DE (06/29/2012)(readMedia)-- Several students from our area have been named to the University of Delaware's Dean's List for Spring 2012. These students include: Hinnah Aslam of Bellmawr, NJ Kenneth Brown of Mt. Ephraim, NJ Kenneth Brown of Mt. Ephraim, NJ Melanie Carpenter... Read more →


Christopher Rizman of Wall Township Achieves Honors at Kent School

KENT, CT (06/28/2012)(readMedia)-- Christopher Rizman, a student in the 6th form (12th-grade) at Kent School in Kent, Connecticut, was named to the honor roll for the spring term of 2011-2012. Rizman is the child of Ladislav and Kathleen Rizman of Wall Township. Kent is a co-ed college preparatory school founded in... Read more →


Local Students named to the Marist College Dean's List for the spring 2012 semester

Shield of Marist College (Photo credit: Wikipedia) POUGHKEEPSIE, NY (06/28/2012)(readMedia)-- The following local students have been named to the Marist College Dean's List for the spring 2012 semester. Kristin Baumann, Wall, NJ, is a member of the Class of 2013 and is majoring in Chemistry Biochemistry. Owen Cobb, Wall, NJ, is... Read more →


Joseph J. Mulderig Jr., of Bellmawr, US Post Office Employee, Member of American Legion Post 72 and VFW Post 9563

On June 27, 2012. Age 55. Of Bellmawr, NJ and formerly of Berlin, NJ. Passed away at home. JOE MULDERIG Loving son of the late Joseph J. Mulderig, Sr. and Rita M. (nee McConnell). Dear brother of Rita Toy (nee Mulderig) and her husband Edward, and Maureen Glezman (nee Mulderig) and... Read more →


Elizabethtown College students work in PA State Legislature

James A. Finnegan Fellowship sponsors interns ELIZABETHTOWN, PA (06/28/2012)(readMedia)-- The 2012 recipients of the James A. Finnegan Fellowship were recently honored during a banquet at the Governor's Residence. Four recipients-including Suzanne Laucks and Tyler Eshelman from Elizabethtown College-were selected from a pool of 17 applicants, representing 11 colleges and universities. The... Read more →


Allen Honored by South Jersey Chamber of Commerce

Senator Diane Allen (R- Burlington) is honored to accept the South Jersey Chamber of Commerce's 2012 Public Service Award. The organization, which recognized the Senator and other award recipients at its 2012 Pinnacle Awards Dinner in Voorhees on June 11th, bestows the Public Service Award for "making the Chamber, our members,... Read more →


Gordon, Pou, Wagner, Eustace & Vainieri Huttle Vow to Continue Fighting for Solution

Christie Dashes Hope for Flooding Relief by Vetoing Bridge Funding JUNE 29, 2012 (TRENTON) – Senators Bob Gordon and Nellie Pou and Assembly members Connie Wagner, Tim Eustace and Valerie Vainieri Huttle vowed to continue fighting on behalf of Bergen County residents after Governor Christie vetoed legislation they sponsored that would... Read more →


Don’t Be One of the 35% – See a Dog in a Hot Car, Report it!

Bucket-headed dog (Photo credit: Paul Kidd) Added by Jasmine Kleine The UK may be a nation of dog lovers, but it seems we are still putting man’s best friend at risk as a new survey released today by Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, reveals that over 66% of... Read more →


Ready, Vet, Go!

The goal of Ready, Vet, Go! is to promote housing stability among very low-income veterans and their families who reside in or are transitioning into permanent housing. To become a participant for direct services and intensive case management in the Ready, Vet, Go! Program an individual must first meet the following... Read more →


Justice Department shields Holder from prosecution after contempt vote | Fox News

The Justice Department moved Friday to shield Attorney General Eric Holder from prosecution after the House voted to hold him in contempt of Congress. The contempt vote technically opened the door for the House to call on the U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia to bring the case before a... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Traffic Advisory

Broadmoor 4th of July Parade. June 30, 2012 10:00 AM The annual Broadmoor 4th of July parade will be taking place on Orchard Avenue on June 30th at 10:00 AM. The starting point will be Orchard Avenue and Wessex Lane and the parade’s route will be Orchard Avenue to Broadmoor Park.Motorists... Read more →


Are Drugs for Osteoporosis Treatments Safe?

English: Logo of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (2006) (Photo credit: Wikipedia) FDA Press Release Researchers at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have taken a close look at the long-term benefit of bisphosphonates, a class of medications widely prescribed to treat osteoporosis. An FDA review of clinical studies measuring... Read more →


Shipments of South African Summer Citrus Arriving in U.S. Markets Nationwide

Ambersweet oranges, a new cold-resistant orange variety. USDA photo(Photo credit: Wikipedia) Clementines and Navel Oranges are First of Sweet Summer Treats for U.S. Consumers Philadelphia, Pa., -- June 26, 2012 – Clementines and Navel oranges from South Africa are arriving this week from South Africa. The first refrigerated vessel, Iberian Reefer,... Read more →


Mount Ephraim Will Honor Fallen Firefighters who Died 10 Years Ago

By Leigh Anne Hubbs Gloucester City News This Fourth of July will be the 10th anniversary of a tragic July Fourth fire that stunned and saddened the residents of Mount Ephraim and Gloucester City. On July 4, 2002, a Gloucester City house fire claimed the lives of Mount Ephraim Fire Chief... Read more →


Which States Will Refuse Medicaid Expansion? | ProPublica.org

by Charles Ornstein ProPublica, June 28, 2012, 12:33 p.m See our interactive map of how health reform could expand Medicaid in each state. Interactive Map State-by-State: How Health Reform Could Expand Medicaid For many people without insurance, a key question raised bythe Supreme Court's decision today to uphold the Affordable Care... Read more →


Black Conservatives Disappointed by Supreme Court's ObamaCare Decision

Washington, DC - Black conservatives with the Project 21 leadership network are disappointed by today's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, popularly known as "ObamaCare." Project 21 spokeswoman Dr. Elaina George, a board-certified otolaryngologist, said: "By upholding ObamaCare, the Supreme Court ignored the... Read more →


CCAGW STATEMENT ON OBAMACARE

June 28, 2012(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) President Tom Schatz issued the following statement in response to the United States Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). “The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Obamacare based on the... Read more →


NJ Policy Perspective: The Affordable Care Act Will Help Fix New Jersey’s Health Care Problem

Major Victory for New Jerseyans: New Jersey will have the tools to tackle its health care problem as a result of the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act, as the attached analysis by New Jersey Policy Perspective shows. “All New Jerseyans scored a major victory today. For the... Read more →


Diocese of Camden: Nonpublic School Technology Initiative

Jun 27, 2012 10:15 am | mdantonio@camdendiocese.org (Maria D'Antonio) Catholic Schools need help in asking Governor Christie NOT to redline the full restoration of the Nonpublic School Technology Initiative in the final version of the FY '13 Budget. The Nonpublic School Technology Initiative was first removed from the Budget by Governor... Read more →


AVALON CELEBRATES JULY 4TH WITH SYMPHONY CONCERT, FIREWORKS

press release (Avalon, NJ)—The Borough of Avalon is getting ready for the biggest July 4th celebration in South Jersey. Avalon will host five full days of big events throughout the community, including a free world-class symphony concert and the largest fireworks display along the New Jersey coastline. A major highlight of... Read more →


Dick Richards Ocean City Boat Parade Grand Marshall | cnbnews.net

Cover of Bill Haley & His Comets WHAT'S HAPPENING IN OCEAN CITY Ocean City resident, Dick Richards, a recent inductee into the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame, will be grand marshal of Ocean City's 58th annual Night In Venice, Sat., July 28. Richards was the original drummer of Bill Haley's... Read more →


One Soldier Killed, Two Wounded in Fort Bragg Shooting

Soldiers from the XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, N.C., sit aboard a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III airplane from the 16th Airlift Squadron, before a non-tactical proficiency jump at Pope Air Force Base, N.C. This photo appeared on www.army.mil. by Staff Sgt. Jacob Bailey July 14, 2005 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)... Read more →


CNBNews Op-Ed: If Romney Panders To Latinos, It’s Hasta La Vista Mitt! by Christopher Friend

related FREINDLY FIRE BY CHRISTOPHER FREIND If he is to win, he must proudly articulate his GOP platform to all, not just some Without a doubt, this presidential election will be close. Sure, some in fantasyland have already coronated Mitt Romney, predicting a November romp. But in reality, the race will... Read more →


Taste of Philadelphia Weekend offers up a feast | cnbnews.net

Wawa Welcome America (Photo credit: Wikipedia) press release Fun-filled events will showcase the flavors and aromas of popular Philadelphia restaurants and food trucks, mesmerizing fireworks, and the sounds of Laura Izibor, Gerald Veasley and Regina Carter. (PHILADELPHIA) June 6, 2012 – Wawa Welcome America! will deliver a feast for the senses... Read more →


Independent Women: Supreme Court Ruling Gives Congress Unlimited Powers over the Republic

Fellow Patriot, The Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the Constitutionality of ObamaCare sets a disturbing and dangerous precedent. Their ruling in effect confirms that there are no limitations whatsoever on the powers of Congress. To use the now-famous example from the oral arguments in this case, if Congress wished to mandate that... Read more →


La Salle Promotes Ally Kenney to Assistant Women's Soccer Coach

La Salle Explorers Basketball athletic logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) PHILADELPHIA - Ally Kenney, who has spent the last six years playing and coaching for La Salle head women’s soccer coach Paul Royal, has been promoted to the top assistant for the team, it was announced today. After graduating from La Salle... Read more →


STATEMENT BY THE RUTGERS UNIVERSITY BOARD OF GOVERNORS

June 28, 2012 The resolution adopted by the Rutgers Board of Governors today underscores the Board’s support for a proposed merger of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey into Rutgers University which could elevate Rutgers’ status to among the top 25 most elite research universities in America. The... Read more →