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November 2012

Chemicals freight train falls off broken US bridge

NEW YORK (AFP) November 30, 2012, 2:18:08 PM EST A section of a freight train carrying toxic chemicals fell into a creek in New Jersey on Friday when a bridge collapsed, but there was no serious spill, officials said. Authorities near Paulsboro, New Jersey, said the accident occurred early in the... Read more →


Conrail's Statement on Paulsboro Train Accident | cnbnews

November 30, 2012 Conrail is working closely with all of the first responders and officials here on the derailment this morning of a train on the bridge over Mantua Creek at Paulsboro N.J. We very much regret the impacts to the community and deeply appreciate the efforts of the first response... Read more →


NCAA WBB: Penn 65, La Salle 56; Goldey Beacon Snaps Losing Streak/cnbnews

Two La Salle players recorded double-doubles, but it was not enough to overcome Penn's 46 percent shooting as Penn took a 65-56 decision over La Salle on Friday night at the Palestra. Brittany Wilson (Pawtucket, R.I./Northeastern) scored a game-high 24 points and added 10 rebounds for her third double-double, and Shanel... Read more →


A Magical 3D Light & Music Attraction Celebrating Winter Debuts on the AC Boardwalk on Saturday

English: Boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey by night (Photo credit: Wikipedia) PR Newswire Association LLC. November 28, 2012, 1:52:00 PM EST ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Winter Sweet" — a new, family-friendly, nightly outdoor show — will debut on the famed Atlantic City Boardwalk on Saturday, December... Read more →


SOUTH JERSEY CARES | cnbnews.net

photo credit Karen Stebbins of South Jersey Cares The Thanksgiving dinner that South Jersey Cares originally planned to host for Hurricane Sandy victims on Saturday, November 24th was cancelled. Karen Stebbins explained, “The cancellation was due to circumstances beyond our control as the families we were supposed to host were unable... Read more →


Facebook Powerball frenzy: Purported winner offers to 'share' $1 million

Copyright Image Click to View Karen Bach, director of budget, products and communications of the A His name is Nolan Daniels, and he’s just about to give some random dude or dudette $1 million. Or so he claims. Purporting to be the second Powerball winner in Wednesday’s $588 million payout, Mr.... Read more →


CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION BLACK BEAR PLAN YIELDS POSITIVE RESULTS

English: Black bear in the Canadian Rockies (Photo credit: Wikipedia) NORTH JERSEY BLACK BEAR POPULATION HAS DECREASED AND BEAR-HUMAN ENCOUNTERS ARE ON THE DECLINE November 28,2012-TRENTON - The initial results of a five-year Comprehensive Black Bear Management Policy (CBBMP) initiated by the Department of Environmental Protection in 2010, offering a mix... Read more →


Talks again fail to end NHL lockout | cnbnews

NEW YORK (AFP) November 29, 2012, 9:25:37 PM EST Justin K. Aller/Getty Images/AFP/File File picture. A Pittsburgh Penguins fan expresses his disappointment during the baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Atlanta Braves on October 3, 2012. Two days of mediated talks between the players union and the owners failed... Read more →


FORMER ALL-TIME LEADING SCORER RETURNS TO ROWAN | cnbnews

Rowan University (Photo credit: Wikipedia) PRESS RELEASE NOV. 29, 2012 GLASSBORO, NJ – Hanging on the wall above the basketball court resides the 1996 Men’s Basketball National Championship banner. Perhaps the biggest reason for capturing the title was the play and leadership of Terrence Stewart. Stewart played an instrumental role during... Read more →


Report: As of November 29 Three Hundred People Killed in Philadelphia | crime reports.com

Crime Maps & Stats CrimeReports Fast Facts about CrimeReports.com CrimeReports.com provides a snapshot of crime in Philadelphia around an address or intersection. CrimeReports.com is not intended to be an official statistical measure of crime in any part of the city. Basic information for preliminary Part I incidents reported to the police... Read more →


Breaking News: Area Printing Company Going Out of Business; 100 Employees will be Effected

UPDATE NOVEMBER 30 : 11PM UPDATE DECEMBER 1 : 5pm BY CNBNEWS STAFF (cnbnews.net)VOORHEES NJ-AFL Web Printing notified their customers on Thursday, November 29, 2012, that they will be closing their doors within the next few days leaving publishers of area newspapers scurrying about trying to find another printer for their... Read more →


NJDOT announces series of weekend Route 44 Mantua Creek bridge full closures

Drawbridge to be closed to vehicular traffic for maintenance repairs an estimated three weekends in a row in Paulsboro (Trenton) - NJDOT officials today announced a planned series of full closures of the Route 44 (Crown Point Road) drawbridge over the Mantua Creek in Paulsboro over the next three weekends for... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: N.J. auto inspections / 'Blatant thievery' - pressofAtlanticCity.com

At the time the safety inspections were eliminated, Parsons was in the midst of a five-year, $286 million contract it signed in 2008. But it turns out the contract was quietly amended in March 2011. The new contract included a very sweet clause, which basically says that even if the state... Read more →


OCEAN CITY POPS PRESENTS JOY TO THE WORLD ON SATURDAY

The Ocean City Pops Orchestra presents "JOY TO THE WORLD" on Sat., Dec. 1, a symphonic celebration of the joyous sounds of Christmas. The program will be held in the Hughes Performing Arts Center, 6th and Atlantic Ave. starting 7:30 p.m. Heraldic trumpets, dazzling bells and triumphant choirs join the Pops... Read more →


Red Cross Is A Welcome Sight For Sandy Clean Up Crews

Photo and Story by Dan Bedell Navigating past mountains of mud-caked, molding furniture, appliances, drywall, flooring and other debris that line almost every street in Jersey shore communities like Seaside Heights has become routine for emergency response vehicle (ERV) teams with the American Red Cross. Their efforts are clearly appreciated by... Read more →


The Original Soupman(R) Says "Soup For You!"

To More Than 340 New Supermarkets In New England, Northeast & Southeast PR Newswire Association LLC. November 28, 2012, 7:00:00 AM EST NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SoupMan, Inc. (OTCBB: SOUP) announced today that The Original SoupMan® - the inspiration for the famous Seinfeld "No Soup for You!" episode... Read more →


BRING YOUR BODY BAGS | cnbnews

Committee Targets Officer Stress "Bring your body bags," was the message left by an offender on a probation officer’s cell phone. "I’ll kill you and your family," another offender wrote an officer from prison after his probation was revoked. Threatening letters, verbal intimidation, erratic client behavior, heavier workloads and smaller budgets—they... Read more →


FBI: Death Charge Added to Indictment Against Pill Mill Doctor | cnbnews

November 29, 2012 PHILADELPHIA—A third superseding indictment was unsealed today against Dr. Norman Werther, 73, of Horsham, adding nine new defendants and dozens more charges, most notably distribution of a controlled substance resulting in death, announced First Assistant United States Attorney Louis D. Lappen. It is the first such case in... Read more →


Foodie Things to Do This Weekend & Beyond

By Deborah Smith, Executive Editor RESCHEDULED JERSEY SHORE RESTAURANT WEEK STARTS FRIDAYCome Support Your Favorite Restaurants. If ever your favorite restaurants needed you…..it’s now. 49 of the original 65 restaurants who were participating in Restaurant Week are back and ready for a great week. http://jerseyshorerestaurantweek.com KICK-OFF PARTY BECOMES A FUND RAISER:... Read more →


Damminger's Statement on Conrail Bridge Collapse in Paulsboro | cnbnews

Statement from Gloucester County Freeholder Director Robert Damminger regarding the Conrail bridge collapse in Paulsboro “There are many agencies involved in today’s event. The priority of course is the health and safety of our residents and the impact on our environment,” stated Freeholder Director Damminger. “As we learn of information we... Read more →


CNBNEWS Op-Ed: New Jersey’s Red Light Camera Program Has Failed

By Senator Michael J. Doherty (R-23) A new report from the New Jersey Department of Transportation confirms what many opponents of red light camera ticketing systems have long suspected: cameras lead to more accidents, more injuries and greater cost. The NJDOT report, completed as an annual requirement of the state’s five-year... Read more →


FBI: Counterintelligence Awareness | cnbnews

Teaching Industry How to Protect Trade Secrets and National Security 11/27/12 The FBI vigilantly investigates cases of industrial espionage and theft of intellectual property, but the Bureau also places great emphasis on preventing such crimes by educating industry on ways to keep trade secrets safe. One such innovative program in North... Read more →


TALENTED STUDENTS | cnbnews.net

photo credit and caption Anne Forline GLOUCESTER CITY NJ-Talented Students - All smiles after giving reports about their school to the Gloucester City Board of Education are, from left: Matthew Cruz from Mary Ethel Costello School and Jacey Wagner from Cold Springs School. Not pictured is Gloucester City High School student... Read more →


Which cities are minting millionaires the fastest?

Robert Frank, CNBC November 27, 2012, 4:03:01 PM EST Hint: Try heading Southwest. Robert Frank, CNBC Where should you live if you want to be a millionaire? Try Houston or San Jose. According to the new Metro Wealth Index from Capgemini, San Jose, Calif. and Houston recorded the fastest percentage growth... Read more →


Troopers Arrest Roselle Park Man and Seize Over $684,000 in Counterfeit Apple Products

(cnbnews.net)November 29,2012 Roselle Park, NJ - State Police detectives from the Cargo Theft Unit have arrested a Roselle Park man and recovered more than 8,000 counterfeited electronics components valued at $684,620 during the execution of a search warrant. In September of this year, Apple Inc. notified the New Jersey State Police... Read more →


Public Invited to Preview "Motor Monday" Auction Vehicles This Week

PR Newswire Association LLC. November 28, 2012, 11:01:00 AM EST HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the spirit of the holiday shopping season, the Pennsylvania Department of General Services will offer more than 470 vehicles on "Motor Monday" December 3, 2012 – the final Auction of the year. In... Read more →


BLACKWOOD FIRE COMPANY CHRISTMAS PARADE | cnbnews

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE The 25th annual Blackwood Fire Company Christmas parade is being held on Saturday December 1st from 6:00pm to approximately 8:00pm along the Black Horse Pike in Downtown Blackwood. The parade begins at Davistown Road and ends at Church Street. During the parade times, The Black... Read more →


Tour of California unveils 2013 route | cnbnews

LOS ANGELES (AFP) November 27, 2012, 9:41:17 PM EST Joe Klamar/AFP/File The peloton rides through downtown Los Angeles during the final stage of the Tour of California on May 20, 2012. The Tour unveiled a route which for the first time in its eight-year history will take riders from Southern California... Read more →


Local High School Students Accepted at Coastal Carolina University

CONWAY, SC (11/28/2012)(readMedia)-- The following local high school students have been accepted at Coastal Carolina University for the Fall 2013 semester. Christopher Keane, a student at Manasquan High School, plans to major in Marine Science. Tyler Long, a student at Saint Rose High School, plans to major in Marketing. Nikki Johnson,... Read more →


FEMA Approves $703 Million for the State of New York | cnbnews

NEW YORK — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $703 million to help individuals and families recover from the disaster. FEMA is reaching out to all 13 designated counties, focusing on the hardest hit areas of New York state. Assistance to the... Read more →


Democrat Road reopened over I-295 in Greenwich Township | cnbnews.net

NJDOT has fully replaced bridge deck on Gloucester County Route 673 (Trenton) – NJDOT officials today announced that the Democrat Road (CR 673) bridge deck replacement over all lanes of Interstate 295 in Greenwich Township in Gloucester County has been completed and the roadway is reopened to traffic as of this... Read more →


UPDATE: Owner Reunited/ FOUND: Black Chinese Shar Pei | cnbnews

UPDATE NOVEMBER 30, 2012 9AM Hi Bill...she has been reunited with her owner. My neighbor who found the dog, well...the dog escaped from his yard right before the owner arrived. So many people were out driving around looking for her. The owner texted me this evening and said someone picked the... Read more →


Moorestown Police Implement On-Line Citizen Reporting System | cnbnews

In order to improve citizen access to information, and to make interaction with the police department more convenient for our residents the Moorestown Police Department has implemented an on-line citizen reporting system. The system is accessible to the residents to make reports for non-emergent incidents that meet certain criteria. Beginning, November... Read more →


NJ SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS ASK SPEAKER BOEHNER “WHERE ARE THE JOBS?”

Respond to Speaker Boehner’s comments reported today in The Hill 11/28/12: “We’re not going to grow the economy if we raise tax rates on the top two rates,” the Speaker added. “It’ll hurt small businesses. It’ll hurt our economy. That’s why it’s not the right approach.” NEW JERSEY –New Jersey Small... Read more →


UPDATE THE DOG HAS BEEN REUNITED WITH ITS OWNER/POMERANIAN MIX DOG | cnbnews.net

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ-Can you please post the attached picture of a dog that was found today (Thursday, Nov. 29) on Monmouth Street in Gloucester (near Ben's Barbershop)? It is a sweet dog but had no collar. I have called and sent her photo to various veterinary offices and shelters, and have... Read more →


Haddon Township Community News | cnbnews

“Holiday on Haddon” Friday, November 30th , 2012 The Parade of Lights sponsored by the Westmont Fire Co. 1 begins at 7:30 pm at the corner of Strawbridge and Haddon Ave. Santa makes his way down Haddon Ave. and magically lights the Haddon Township Municipal Building. Residents are then welcomed to... Read more →


COLLEGE SPORTS ROUNDUP | cnbnews

All Games Played Nov. 28th RUTGERS-CAMDEN WOMEN’S BASKETBALL WINS 66-58 OVER ROWAN GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rutgers-Camden women’s basketball team won 66-58 over Rowan University in a New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) game on Wednesday evening. The Scarlet Raptors have a 2-1 record with a 1-1 conference mark. The Profs are... Read more →


'Fiscal cliff': Obama, Republicans revert to campaign mode | cnbnews

Three weeks after winning reelection, President Obama is returning to the campaign trail. But instead of stumping for himself, he’s pushing for tax hikes on the wealthy, in the name of deficit reduction. The president’s trip Friday to a toy factory in suburban Philadelphia will cap a week of outreach to... Read more →


The Florida Gopher Tortoise | cnbnews

The Florida Gopher Tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus, is a species of tortoise native to the coastal plains of the United States. They are predominantly found in the state of Florida, but also range into the states of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi. They spend the majority of their life in burrows... Read more →


Holocaust Survivor Gives Lecture at Bellmawr Library | cnbnews

PHOTO CREDIT AND CAPTION ANNE FORLINE BELLMAWR NJ-Scary Childhood – Holocaust survivor, Fred Behrend, recently lectured at the Bellmawr Branch of the Camden County Library. Mr. Behrend is shown displaying his family’s “megillah,” or scroll, that dates back to the 1640s and recounts the story of Queen Esther. Behrend said that... Read more →


CNBNews.net: Comment Restrictions

(Photo credit: Wikipedia) We like to remind everyone of our protocol for comments especially Mr. reality and Joan Boherer. CNBNEWS.NET rules, subject to change. You can post comments on any topic you want to talk about. Stay away from name calling. No profanity. Immediate family and children of politicians, public figures,... Read more →


Enbridge Rail and Canopy to Join Together to Bring Crude Oil to Philly Area Refineries

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 26, 2012) - Enbridge Inc. ("Enbridge") (TSX:ENB) (NYSE:ENB) today announced its U.S. subsidiary, Enbridge Rail (Philadelphia) L.L.C., has entered into an agreement with Canopy Prospecting Inc. ("Canopy") to create the Eddystone Rail Company to jointly develop a unit-train facility and related local pipeline infrastructure near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania... Read more →


HADDON HEIGHTS NEWSLETTER FOR DECEMBER | cnbnews.net

December 1st Temporary Haddon Heights Newsletter Haddon Heights Council Meeting, Tuesday, December 4th, 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall Auditorium Senior Community Table Free for lunch? Haddon Heights Senior Citizens have been meeting at a Community Table in our local restaurants for over a year now! What’s a Community Table? A long table... Read more →


Kelly Osbourne Feature Story Launches Today On LifestyleMirror.com

PR Newswire Association LLC. November 26, 2012, 5:31:00 PM EST NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LifestyleMirror.com, the online destination for stylish living, debuts today its latest cover story with a feature on Kelly Osbourne. Osbourne sat down with the website for an interview and photo shoot at her childhood... Read more →


‘Superbug’ MRSA Found in U.S. Wastewater Treatment Plants | cnbnews.net

By Environment News Service COLLEGE PARK, Maryland, November 14, 2012 (ENS) – The “superbug” methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, is prevalent at several U.S. wastewater treatment plants, scientists have found in the first study to investigate U.S. wastewater as an environmental reservoir of the bacteria. MRSA is well known for causing... Read more →


Australian wildlife taught to shun cane toads

SYDNEY (AFP) November 27, 2012, 1:07:16 AM EST Rob Elliott/AFP/File This file photo shows a poisonous cane toad sitting on a keeper's hand at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, in 2005. Australia's native animals are being fed nauseating sausages of cane toad meat in a bid to train them against eating... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Custodian John Martin Arrested; Charged with Secretly Videotaping Students and Teachers in the School | cnbnews

UPDATE 9AM NOVEMBER 29 UPDATE 7PM NOVEMBER 28 Correction: John Martin is not in charge of the technology department as stated in the John Martin photo credit Philadelphia Inquirer news release. The statement was issued by the Prosecutors Office and is incorrect. Martin was the head custodian. ~ Gloucester City Police... Read more →


$1 Million in Grants Awarded to Organizations that Target Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect in Pennsylvania

PR Newswire Association LLC. November 26, 2012, 11:16:00 AM EST HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nine organizations have been awarded $1.08 million in Children's Trust Fund grants aimed at child abuse and neglect prevention programs for parents and families to create better outcomes for Pennsylvania children. Administered by the... Read more →


Congressman: Obama's Tax Increases Fund Government for Eight Days

President Barack Obama has proposed raising taxes on the rich to put America's fiscal house in order, but critics say federal spending is so massive that the wealthy don't have enough money to cover the nation's unprecedented debt. In an interview with MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell, Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) said President... Read more →


New Jersey Receives $31.1 Million from FEMA

Trenton, NJ – The Federal Emergency Management Agency today announced federal grants to State of New Jersey for emergency response efforts after Hurricane Sandy. The three grants total $31.1 million. FEMA’s share is $20.4 million which comes from the Public Assistance Program. The grants are to reimburse New Jersey for feeding... Read more →