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July 2013

Cops: Bus driver in crash that killed baby was talking on cell phone; charged with death by auto

Michaelangelo Conte/The Jersey Journal July 30, 2013 7:40:04 PM EDT The bus driver in the crash that claimed the life of an 8-month-old girl inWest New York today was talking on his cell phone when the chain reaction accident began and he will be charged with death by auto, authorities said... Read more →


Women Leaders of NJ Demand Christie condemn Hudson County Republican Chair Jose Arango

Women leaders across New Jersey released the following statement demanding Governor Christie condemn Hudson County Republican Chair Jose Arango’s for his offensive comments. (Note: below their statement CNBNews has posted Arango's remarks) July 31, 2013 From: Women Leaders of New Jersey To: Governor Christie Dear Governor Christie: Today, your Hudson County... Read more →


COUNTY WARNS RESIDENTS ABOUT RABIES

English: Close-up of a dog's face during late-stage "dumb" paralytic rabies. Animals with "dumb" rabies appear depressed, lethargic, and uncoordinated. Gradually they become completely paralyzed. When their throat and jaw muscles are paralyzed, the animals will drool and have difficulty swallowing. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Residents Offered Tips To Prevent Disease The... Read more →


Sean J. Murphy, of Gloucester City, Gloucester Catholic Alumnus, Class of 2006 | cnbnews.net

Sean J. Murphy, of Gloucester City died on July 30, 2013 at the age of 25. Beloved and cherished son of Sean T. Murphy and Linda E. Murphy (nee Barney). Loving brother of Dana and Jordan Murphy. Cherished grandson of Joseph and Lorraine Barney and Marie and the late George Murphy,... Read more →


Clayton Man Charged with Multiple MV Violations

John Dingle Jr., (DOB 6/15/92), of Newkirk St., Clayton NJ has been charged with motor vehicle violations as a result of an early morning crash on July 28 at the intersection of Jackson and Grant avenues in Franklinville NJ. Dingle received summonses for disregarding a stop sign, reckless driving, racing on... Read more →


AMERICAN HERO: Spc. Nicholas B. Burley, of Red Bluff, Calf. Killed in Afghanistan War cnbnews.net

Distinctive Unit Insignia for all Battalions of the 8th Cavalry Regiment. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) DOD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Spc. Nicholas B. Burley, 22, of Red Bluff, Calif., died July 30, in Pul-E-Alam, Afghanistan, of... Read more →


Frances M. Strazzullo, of Cherry Hill, age 84 | cnbnews.net

STRAZZULLO Frances M. On July 25, 2013. Age 84. Of Cherry Hill. Predeceased by her son, Thomas Strazzullo. Survived by her son John Strazzullo; her grandson John Strazzullo and his wife, Ashley. Interment and Catholic Rite of Committal on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 11 AM in Colestown Cemetery, Cherry Hill.... Read more →


Porkers of the Month: Reps. Donna Edwards and Eddie Bernice Johnson

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) is over the moon about its July 2013 Porkers of the Month: Reps. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) and Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas), who co-sponsored H.R. 2617, the Apollo Lunar Landing Legacy Act, to establish the Apollo Lunar Landing Sites National Historical Park on... Read more →


ARE YOU HIRING THE WRONG PERSON?

New study finds hiring managers often make poor choices because they systematically rely strictly on generic performance measures rather than considering situational context. Released: 7/29/2013 8:00 AM EDT Source Newsroom: University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business more news from this source Newswise — UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY’S HAAS SCHOOL... Read more →


Operation Cross Country Recovering Victims of Child Sex Trafficking

07/29/13 Operation Cross Country—a three-day nationwide enforcement action focusing on underage victims of prostitution—has concluded with the recovery of 105 sexually exploited children and the arrests of 150 pimps and other individuals. The sweep took place in 76 cities and was carried out by the FBI in partnership with local, state,... Read more →


Benefits on Health Marketplace Plans will be Similar, but Costs will Vary | cnbnews.net

by Michelle Andrews JUL 30, 2013 As the state health insurance marketplaces, also called exchanges, get set to launch in October, many people have questions about the coverage that will be offered there. Here are a few that were posed to me recently. Q. Are there unintended consequences of shopping through... Read more →


$20,000 Reward for Information on the Death of Carol Reiff

press release GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP--The Gloucester Township Police Department is requesting information regarding the death of Carol Reiff of Lakeview Apartments in Gloucester Township N.J. Carol Reiff last spoke to family members on Thursday June 20, 2013. Miss Reiff had plans to travel to Manahawkin, NJ to visit family on Friday Morning,... Read more →


New Digital Tools make the Selecting of Senior Communities in New Jersey Faster | cnbnews

source New LifeStyles When you or your loved one is in need of senior living or immediate care, trying to find the best option is often a task that can consume your time and energy. It can sometimes feel like there are thousands of choices with no real answer. New LifeStyles,... Read more →


Wilmington University to Offer M.S.M in Sports Management Online Beginning This Fall

July 29, 2013 NEW CASTLE, Del. - - Looking for an inside look at the fast-paced world of athletics? Hoping to land that dream job with working for a sports franchise? Wilmington University can get you there with its new Master of Science in Sports Management beginning in the Fall of... Read more →


Bets and roars at Afghan bird fight resurgence

KABUL (AFP) July 28, 2013 1:56:39 AM EDT Massoud Hossaini/AFP/File Local men watch partridge fighting at a park in Kabul, on July 5, 2013. The sun has barely risen and already dozens of men are swapping fistfuls of banknotes, frantically betting in one of the country's goriest pastimes: bird fighting. The... Read more →


Females Fighting Disrupt NJ Transist Bus And Assault GTPD Officer

Gloucester Township Police Department press release GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--On 7/29/2013 at approximately 5:06 PM, the Gloucester Township Police responded to Woodbury Turnersville Road at County House Road in Gloucester Township for a report of two females fighting on a NJ Transit bus. The arriving officer found two females actively fighting on... Read more →


Little League International Tournament TV Season Begins Tomorrow Night | cnbnews.net

A Message from Little League International Tomorrow, the Little League® International Tournament "TV Season" begins at 6:30 p.m. with the Big League Baseball World Series Championship Game from Easley, S.C. Through the month of August, more than 120 Little League® Baseball and Softball tournament games that will be televised on ABC,... Read more →


Meandering w/ Mark Matthews: A bunch of Turkeys in Bellmawr | cnbnews.net

(cnbnews.net)--Over the last 4 or 5 years, Cleary's Notebook has had several stories on the wild turkey population that has been taking over Gloucester, Brooklawn and other areas... and earlier in the year GCN reporter Anne Forline published an in depth article on the local turkeys. So how about one last... Read more →


Patriot Connections Issues Statement on the Passing of Tom "Boozer" Beitz & Craig Berner

It is with deep regret we inform you of the loss of Tom "Boozer" Beitz and Moorestown Police Officer Craig Berner. We regretfully share news of the passing of Tom "Boozer" Bietz. Tom, first photo below, was a member of both the NJ Legion Riders,Warriors Watch Riders and Patriot Guard Riders.... Read more →


AMERICAN HERO: Sgt. Stephen M. New, 29, of Tenn. Killed in Afghanistan War | cnbnews.net

DOD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Sgt. Stephen M. New, 29, of Bartlett, Tenn., died July 28, in Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked by small arms fire in the Sarobi District... Read more →


FBI — Judge Gives Violent Robber a Long Prison Term

PHILADELPHIA—Amos Singleton, 58, of Philadelphia, was sentenced late yesterday to 30 years in prison for the armed robbery of an employee of the Walnut Lane Apartments at 236 West Walnut Lane in Philadelphia, in November 2010. Singleton and Corey Pasley, who worked at the apartment complex as a security guard, made... Read more →


NEW JERSEY RECOVERY FROM SUPERSTORM SANDY: BY THE NUMBERS | FEMA.gov

TRENTON, N.J. -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of July 29: Total Federal Assistance: $5.4 billion $3.5 billion in total National Flood Insurance Program payments made on claims to date $408.6 million in FEMA grants disbursed for individuals and households $351.8 million for... Read more →


Camden County Police Department Needs Public Help to ID Suspects | cnbnews.net

(Camden City NJ) – The Camden County Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred overnight (early Friday morning July 25-26) at East Camden Middle School on Stevens Street. Suspects broke into the school through a gated window and then made off with a number of items from several classrooms, including... Read more →


University of Delaware: 72,000 People Affected by Cyberattack | cnbnews.net

(July 30, 2013)--The University of Delaware is notifying the campus community that it has experienced a cyberattack in which files were taken that included confidential personal information of current and past employees, including student employees. A criminal attack on one of the University’s systems took advantage of a vulnerability in software... Read more →


Chicago’s 2013 Independence Day Weekend Massacre, 74 People Shot, Breaks all Records

By: T. Shelton/July 28,2013 “Chicago is the most dangerous city in the country. It is even more dangerous than Detroit.” “Yea right. I know Chicago is dangerous but it is not bad as Detroit.” “I’m serious bro, it is horrible in Chicago.” That was an excerpt from a conversation that a... Read more →


Funeral Services Announced for Accident Victim Christine A. Cammarata | cnbnews.net

Christine A. Cammarata (September 1, 1985 - July 28, 2013) Christine A. Cammarata, on July 28, 2013, died suddenly in an automobile accident, of Voorhees. Age 27. According to the NJ State Police, Red Lion Station, the 27-year-old woman apparently lost control of her vehicle as she was traveling westbound on... Read more →


New Jersey American Legion Senior Baseball Tournament (Monday results) | cnbnews.net

Jul 28/Sun 1:00 PM Game 1 Bordentown 26 5 vs Vailsburg 395 4 Game 2 - Suspended 2nd Inning Due to Rain - To Continue Monday at Noon Jul 29/ Mon 12:00 Resume Game 2 Brooklawn 6 vs Union 0 DH Game 3 Flemington 3 vs Gibbsboro 2 6:00 PM Game... Read more →


CATHOLIC LEAGUE: Pope Francis on Gays Drives Media Wild

July 29, 2013 Bill Donohue comments on media reaction to remarks made by Pope Francis on homosexual priests: The pope speaks about materialism for one straight week in Brazil before millions of people, and his formal comments garner 74 news stories on Lexis-Nexis. He speaks off-the-cuff about homosexual priests before a... Read more →


New Jersey Now Setting US Solar Rooftop Records

By Susan Kraemer New Jersey continues its incredible solar development – now rivaling California’s, as a result of its membership in RGGI and participation in regional cap and trade and renewable energy policy that makes new clean energy investment more competitive with fossil energy through the sale of SRECs. Two New... Read more →


PHPD & PH Municipal Alliance 2013 National Night Out - Tuesday, August 6th

for immediate release Join the Borough of Pine Hill, Pine Hill Police & Fire Departments, Pine Hill Municipal Alliance and many other community organizations for the 2013 National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 beginning at 5:30pm at the Overbrook High School. Visit the Pine Hill Police Department on Facebook... Read more →


105 Juveniles Recovered in Nationwide Operation Targeting Underage Prostitution

press release July 29, 2013 During the past 72 hours, the FBI; its local, state, and federal law enforcement partners; and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) conducted Operation Cross Country VII, a three-day enforcement action to address commercial child sex trafficking throughout the United States. The operation... Read more →


Buono Names Milly Silva Candidate for Lieutenant Governor

press release July 29, 2013 New Brunswick, NJ – Today, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono announced her selection of Milly Silva to serve as Lieutenant Governor candidate. The Buono-Silva ticket is only the third all-female gubernatorial ticket in American history and the first in New Jersey. Silva has spent her life... Read more →


Thomas A. Barton Jr., of Wenonah, Gloucester High School Alumnus | cnbnews.net

Thomas A. Barton, Jr. (December 31, 1971 - July 27, 2013) On July 27, 2013. Age 41. Of Wenonah. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving husband of Nancy J. (nee Wypych). Cherished son of Lorraine (King) Carder (late Lawrence) and the late Thomas A. Barton, Sr. Dear brother of Philip Barton, Lori... Read more →


AMERICAN HEROES: Sgt. Eric T. Lawson, Spc. Caryn E. Nouv died in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan

DOD Identifies Army Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died July 27, in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire. They were assigned to... Read more →


An Alert Citizen Helps Police Apprehend Two Suspects

Who Were In The Process Of Burglarizing A Home. On 7-26-2013 at approximately 2:30 P.M., the Gloucester Township Police Department received a call from an observant citizen, who indicated that two suspicious males had just exited the rear of a residence on Furman Drive in Glendora. The males then entered a... Read more →


Camden man- 7 Yrs NJSP for role in 3 robberies

press release Kendall Rollines (DOB 10/2/90), of 556 Benson St., Camden NJ was sentenced today (7/26) to seven years in New Jersey state prison and ordered to pay $2,537 in restitution to a Paulsboro service station operator for his admitted participation with others in armed robberies of the Paulsboro station and... Read more →


The Philadelphia Eagles 2013 Schedule

Logo, ESPN Monday Night Football (Photo credit: Wikipedia) PHILADELPHIA PA--The Philadelphia Eagles open their 2013 regular season with a nationally televised Monday Night Football game against quarterback Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins on September 9 at FedEx Field, the first of two nationally televised games in the opening three... Read more →


Bill Simmons aka El Wingador Pleads Guilty, Facing a Seven Year Sentence

PRESS RELEASE WOODBURY NJ (July 29, 2013)--William T. Simmons (DOB 11/1/61), of Ivy Drive, Woodbury Heights NJ, pleaded guilty today to second-degree possession of cocaine with intent to distribute on June 15, 2012. In a plea agreement, Assistant Gloucester County Prosecutor Alec Gutierrez will recommend that Simmons be sentenced to seven... Read more →


OPERATION SWARM: Prison Correction Officer Pleads Guilty

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that a former correction officer at New Jersey State Prison in Trenton pleaded guilty today to smuggling a cell phone to a Bloods gang leader in the prison in 2008.Brian C. Teel, 45, of Hamilton (Mercer County), pleaded guilty to a second-degree... Read more →


LAWSUIT: Facebook Misappropriates People's Names, Photos and Identities

By DIONNE CORDELL-WHITNEY MINNEAPOLIS (CN) - Facebook misappropriates people's names, photos and identities to profit from deceptive "Sponsored Stories," which are neither sponsored nor stories, but paid advertisements, a man claims in court. Allan Mooney sued Facebook in Hennepin County Court, "for appropriating the name, photograph, likeness and identity of plaintiff... Read more →


Heavy Rains Cause Flooding of Route 130 in Gloucester City | cnbnews.net

photo credit CNBNEWS.NET GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--New Jersey Department of Transportation employees were still working on clearing the water and debris off of Route 130 north under the Route 42 underpass at 12 noon today (July 29, 2013). On Sunday seven inches of rain fell on Gloucester City in just three hours.... Read more →


Guest Op-Ed: Getting ready for post-Trayvon riots: Preparation? Or Profiling

By Colin Flaherty Special for CNBNews.net It seemed like a reasonable question: The AP reporter wanted to know if pundits and police over-reacted to the Trayvon verdict when they prepared for large-scale violence and chaos. I was supposed to know because I wrote a best-selling book on mob violence. Colin Flaherty... Read more →


Gloucester City School Board Appoints New Basketball Coach; Some People Not Happy with the Selection Process | cnbnews

By Bill Cleary GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--(cnbnews.net)The Gloucester City Board of Education, at the July 23 meeting, named Liam James as the new coach for the boys’ high school basketball team for the upcoming season. James will replace Kevin Hagan. Salary for the position is approximately $5,000. According to our sources there... Read more →


Political Correctness Can Have ‘Ugly Consequences,’ says AMAC

Posted 07/25/2013 | AMAC In The Media, Press Releases 28 PC activists want to dictate ‘what is right and what is wrong.’ They tap our sense of fair play to justify their ends. - BOHEMIA, NY, July 26 – Police would be unable to provide eyewitness descriptions of perpetrators under a... Read more →


Tajikistan preparing for unlikely Sochi quest

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan (AFP) July 28, 2013 8:45:36 AM EDT Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/File Tajikistan's Andrey Drygin during the men's Super-G race of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics on February 19, 2010. Tajikistan may be the poorest of the five former Soviet Republics known as the "Stans" but that does not stop the landlocked... Read more →


Morrestown Town Council Issued the Following Statement Regarding Death of Officer Berner

press release July 29, 2013 On Sunday, the Moorestown Town Council issued the following joint statement on the passing of Moorestown Police Officer Craig Berner: "We are shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the death of Moorestown Police Officer Craig Berner. Ptlm. Berner lived his life giving back to others... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police K-9 Unit Apprehends Two Car Burglars

July 28, 2013 press release On July 25, 2013 at approximately 2:20 AM, an alert community member spotted four suspicious men dressed in dark clothing who appeared to be burglarizing a nearby car parked nearby. Officers were already in the immediate are conducting directed patrols for criminal activity, and quickly spotted... Read more →