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March 2014

Philadelphia's Stripes And Stars Festival

Commemorates Joint Birthdays Of The U.S. Flag And Army Daylong festival to take place on Saturday, June 14, 2014 PHILADELPHIA, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From star-spangled banners to five-star generals, Philadelphia celebrates the shared birthday of two of our country's greatest institutions—the American flag and the U.S. Army! This year's... Read more →

Motivating a Child to Read

"To be successful at reading comprehension, students need to ..." (Photo credit: Ken Whytock) press release Turnersville, NJ (Grassroots Newswire) March 24, 2014 – Does your child read only when required? Does he or she push reading aside for other activities (such as video games or social media) or avoid reading... Read more →


UPDATE: March 26, 2014 at 2pm TEENS ACCUSED OF TEMPLE UNIVERSITY ATTACK CHARGED AS ADULTS NORTH PHILADELPHIA - March 26, 2014 (WPVI) -- The District Attorney's Office has charged three teenagers as adults in connection with attacks on students near Temple University's campus. 16-year-old Najee Bilaal, 15-year-old Zaria Estes, and 15-year-old... Read more →

Guest Opinion: How Christie tore down Tesla

Star-Ledger Editorial Board March 22, 2014 at 7:18:00 PM EDT There’s not a whole lot of love out there for car salesmen. Who wouldn’t rather buy a car straight from the manufacturer, and avoid all the fees and sleaze? So you’d think our state would be cheering on Tesla Motors, an... Read more →

Watch: Activists Rescue 3 Bear Cubs in Kosovo

AssociatedPress March 23, 2014 at 17:51:02 EDT Animal rights activists say three brown bear cubs have been rescued from captivity, after authorities were tipped off by citizens who spotted photos of the cubs on Facebook. (March 23) This article, Raw: Activists Rescue 3 Bear Cubs in Kosovo, is syndicated fromAP Video... Read more →

A Community Tip from the Winslow Township Police Department | cnbnews.net

Road Rage* (Photo credit: PDXdj) Road Rage Prevention and Awareness With the recent crime committed against one of our elderly community members over a senseless road rage incident, we encourage all of our township residents to read the following tips to avoid becoming a victim of ROAD RAGE. PLEASE SHARE WITH... Read more →

Some Philly inmates will get limited Internet access

PHILADELPHIA PA (MARCH 24, 2014)--Philadelphia is launching a program to fight the digital divide in an unlikely place. Starting this spring, city officials are planning to provide Internet access to inmates in a classroomlike setting at six jails. They can only log onto approved sites and will be under close supervision,... Read more →

Vince "Jock" DiGiacomo, former Gloucester City Resident Succumbs to Cancer | cnbnews.net

update: March 28, 2014 By CNBNews Former Gloucester City (NJ) resident Vince DiGiacomo died today, March 25, 2014 from cancer with his family by his side. He was 72. Vince was born and raised in Gloucester City. He attended Saint Mary’s Grammar School, and graduated from Gloucester City High School with... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: Pennsylvania Attorney General Kane Should Stand on her Own Feet

A BLOG BY DAVE DAVIES AG Kane should stand on her own feet This is how crazy it is: The attorney general of Pennsylvania comes to a newspaper editorial board meeting Thursday and brings a lawyer, who says she won't say anything because he's advised her to shut up. Shame on... Read more →

Alice Marie Breitenstine of Runnemede, age 85

(January 11, 1929 - March 24, 2014) Alice Marie Breitenstine (nee Neuberger), on March 24, 2014, of Runnemede. Age 85. Beloved wife of the late Paul Breitenstine and longtime fiancée of the late Charles Kummer. Devoted mother of Maryann D’Andrea (Domenick), Paul (Victoria), William (Linda), Kevin, Kurt (Terri), Janet McCarthy (Michael)... Read more →

Lindenwold Police: Drug Investigation Yields Multiple Arrests, Drug and Money Seizure

NEWS RELEASE LINDENWOLD NJ (MARCH 24, 2014)--On Thursday March 20, 2014 the Lindenwold Police Department executed a search warrant at the Belmont Apartments located at 2007-2009 White Horse Pike. The search warrant ended a four month investigation into the sale of narcotics at the apartment complex conducted by Lindenwold Detectives. During... Read more →

Nicholas J. Antinone of Runnemede, WW II Army Veteran, Knights of Columbus Member | cnbnews.net

(November 7, 1924 - March 23, 2014) Nicholas J. Antinone, on March 23, 2014, of Runnemede. Age 89. Beloved Husband of the late Tess (nee Belfiore). Devoted Father of James Antinone (John Clark) and Diane Antinone. Loving Grandpop of Paul Campbell and Daniel Streck and Great Grandpop of Moriah and Seleste.... Read more →


Investigative Report by Mark Lagerkvist Posted on March 24, 2014 With an income exceeding $225,000 last year, Cathy Coyle is the most expensive part-time temp in New Jersey state government. The NJ Department of Education paid Coyle $151,862 last year as a “special services” employee. The retired Jersey City school executive... Read more →

The List: Donuts, Holes, and Exclaves -- New Jersey's Weird Geography

(March 24, 2014)The large number of municipalities in New Jersey has sparked a great deal of discussion about the perils of home rule and the benefits of consolidation as a way to save money. Yet there's a deeper level of illogicality to many municipalities -- geography. Much has been said about... Read more →

CNBNEWS ARCHIVES: The Best and The Worst for the month of August 2007

PUBLISHED September 03, 2007 CNBNEWS Point of View: BY WILLIAM E. CLEARY SR. CHEERS to the townships of Cherry Hill and Evesham who recently passed a Pay to Play Reform ordinance. The new law sets maximum amounts professional businesses may contribute politically to a municipal candidate. Hopefully other communities such as... Read more →

Budget Rider Pulls Plug on Antelope Protection

By RAMONA YOUNG-GRINDLE WASHINGTON (CN) March 21, 2014 - The fate of certain endangered captive-bred African antelope has changed again due to the enactment of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014, according to a new regulation. The struggle over the plight of the antelope began in September 2005, when the U.S.... Read more →

FRAUD AT THE HIGHEST LEVELS: Democrats took bribes to oppose voter ID

by J. Christian Adams Pennsylvania Democrats were caught on surveillance tape reportedly accepting cash bribes in return for opposing voter ID in the Pennsylvania legislature. Gifts of Tiffany’s jewelry were also given to Democrat legislators from Philadelphia, reportedly in exchange for “NO” votes on a Pennsylvania voter ID bill that passed... Read more →

Mrs. Susan Lynn Stacy of West Deptford, age 47

Susan Lynn Stacy, (nee Dussell) age 47, of West Deptford, suddenly on March 23, 2014. A memorial ceremony will be held on Saturday at 1:00 pm at the National Park First Baptist Church, Hessian Ave. & Red Bank Ave., Thorofare, NJ 08063. Guests are welcome to call after 12:30 pm. Funeral... Read more →

Frank Thomas Puts the Hurt on Reebok

By JACK BOUBOUSHIAN CHICAGO (CN) - White Sox Hall of Famer Frank Thomas sued Reebok, claiming it re-released his signature "Big Hurt" shoes without his permission. Frank Thomas sued Reebok International in Federal Court. Thomas, a 6-foot-5 first baseman and designated hitter, was elected to the Hall of Fame this year.... Read more →

Man Arrested For Burglarizing A Vehicle At Camden County College | cnbnews.net

GTPD Media Release: GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP (MARCH 23, 2014)--At approximately 05:27 A.M. the Gloucester Township Police Department (GTPD) received a call from a Public Safety Officer from Camden County College, (Blackwood Campus), who reported a suspicious subject was observed operating a motorcycle throughout the campus. The Public Safety Officer was able to... Read more →

Register Now for the Lawrenceville School Big Red Race

Friday, March 21, 2014 to Benefit Underserved N.J. Kids Lawrenceville, NJ –Ready … set … go … sign up for the 11th annual Lawrenceville Big Red Race, to be held on Sunday, May 4, 2014 on the School's campus (2500 Main Street, Lawrenceville, N.J.). The Race has raised more than $100,000... Read more →

Brick Wielding Thug Smashes Temple Student in the Face

BY ALISON BURDO FOR NBC PHILADELPHIA She wants to return to classes PHILADELPHIA PA (MARCH 24, 2014)--A brutal attack dislocated the teeth and fractured the jaw of a 19-year-old Temple University student, but the terrifying incident won't stop her from finishing her courses this semester. "I'm definitely going to go back... Read more →

Mrs. Linda J. Pohle, West Deptford High School Alumnus Class of '66

Linda J. Pohle (nee Houston) of Conway, SC, formerly of Sea Isle City, NJ, passed away Wednesday afternoon, March 19, 2014, while surrounded by her loving family. She was 65. A loving woman with a huge heart, Linda loved helping other people and was devoted to her family. She was born... Read more →

Philadelphia Mayor, Archbishop and Governor Visit Rome

Newsworks/March 24, 2014 An unusual trio is in Rome this week. They're trying to convince Pope Francis to come to Philadelphia next year. Philadelphia Mayor Nutter says he, Archbishop Charles Chaput and Gov. Tom Corbett are in the Vatican to work out logistics for the World Meeting of Families that will... Read more →

Gloucester City: Philadelphia's Historic Immigrant Port of Entry

Hidden New Jersey:Sunday, July 28, 2013 Ask just about anyone where America's "Golden Door" of immigration stood in the late 19th and early 20th century, and they'll bring up Ellis Island. Most Americans, however, don't realize that there were several other, smaller immigration facilities at ports and border crossings around the... Read more →

Pennsylvania Man Charged with Operating Prostitution Business

NEWARK, N.J. (March 20, 2014)– An Allentown, Pa., man previously charged with sex trafficking of a minor was indicted today on additional charges of conspiracy to use an interstate facility in aid of prostitution business, transportation of a minor to engage in prostitution, coercion and enticement to engage in prostitution, and... Read more →

CNBNEWS ARCHIVES: Gloucester City School Superintendent Interviewed by the NY Times

PUBLISHED HERE September 10, 2007 September 9, 2007 "No matter what you do, it is wrong, and a lot is driven by politics. My blood pressure medicine has quadrupled since I started this job. " Dr. Mary Stansky by Debra Nussbaum WHEN school starts in Montgomery Township in Somerset County on... Read more →

Bridgeton Station Troopers Arrest Two Burglars

Quinton Township, N.J. – Troopers from Bridgeton Station arrested two men on Friday March 14 for burglarizing a residence, stealing a refrigerator and a stove, and then attempting to sell the items for scrap. Neighbors of the Hopewell Township, Cumberland County residence saw the theft taking place as the appliances were... Read more →

Help teen drivers stay safe, says PIANJ

National Safety Council of Australia (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Friday, March 21, 2014 Trenton, NJ – Spring semester is when many teen drivers begin driver education. The Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey want new drivers and their parents to know some best practices and be aware of the greater risk they... Read more →

Moorestown Police Arrest Two Suspects for Burglaries

News release MOORESTOWN NJ (March 21, 2014)--Moorestown Police Detectives have charged two subjects in connection with two residential burglaries that took place in the Township. Angela M. Neumann, unit block of Mays Landing Rd., Somers Point, NJ, age 28 was charged with Conspiracy to Commit Burglary in connection with the 1/2/14... Read more →

NJTV Weather: Cold Returns, Snow Possible

Sunday, March 23,2014 By Meteorologist John Cifelli I rarely speak in absolutes when it comes to weather, but this will be the last time I write to you Hanging out in GCity photo by M. Hunter see CNBNEWS album about snow this winter. I am 99.9 percent sure of it, but... Read more →

Ending the Long March of Madness

United States Capitol Building (Photo credit: Jack Says Relax) March 21, 2014 TAXPAYERS FOR COMMON SENSE--While madness sweeps the nation, things are fairly quiet here in Washington. The nation’s capital sent George Washington and American Universities to the big basketball dance and also sent lawmakers home on weeklong recess. But when... Read more →

Minnesota State-Mankato Wins WCHA Title and Famed Broadmoor Trophy | cnbnews.net

Photo by Lars Hjelmroth, Rolco Sports Network Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan hosted the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Final Five Tournament won by Minnesota State-Mankato over Ferris State, 4-1. It was the last tournament directed by retiring WCHA commissioner, Bruce McCloud. By Raymond Rolak Special for CNBNews.net 2014 NCAA... Read more →

Three Camden City Residents Charged In Conspiracy To Steal Checks From Mail

CAMDEN, N.J. (March 21, 2014)– A woman and two men from Camden were charged today for their alleged participation in a scheme in which they stole business checks from the U.S. Mail in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware, altered them, and cashed them using a series of conspirators, U.S. Attorney Paul... Read more →

Alarming Allegations Against 7-Eleven Chain

By DAN MCCUE SACRAMENTO (CN) - The Japanese owners of the 7-Eleven convenience store chain stalked and intimidated older franchise owners in a calculated campaign to take over their successful stores, a franchisee claims in court. Adnan Khan sued 7-Eleven, a wholly owned subsidiary of Seven-Eleven Japan Co., which in turn... Read more →

CNBNEWS ARCHIVES: "Fond Memories Of Gloucester City"

UPDATE: For six years Hank wrote a column for CNBNews "When East Meets West". He died in August 2012 at the age of 75 published July 2007 By Hank Miller Being so many miles away from Gloucester city on a rainy Sunday afternoon with the flu in Kitakyushu City, Japan with... Read more →

Member Of Massive Counterfeit Goods Conspiracy Sentenced To 38 Months In Prison

HSI Special Agents seizing narcotics during an arrest (Photo credit: Wikipedia) NEWARK, N.J. (March 20, 2014)– A member of a massive, international counterfeit goods conspiracy was sentenced today to 38 months in prison for his role in the scheme, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Ning Guo, 40, of the People’s... Read more →

College of Saint Elizabeth Hosts Open Houses

Thursday, March 20, 2014 for Women’s College and Adult Students Morristown, NJ – The College of Saint Elizabeth is inviting potential students of all ages to explore its academic offerings during two upcoming open house events. Specific events are planned: April 8, 2014 -- 6 to 8 p.m. in the Annunciation... Read more →

Six Arrested In Connection With Home Invasion of Alleged Drug Dealer | cnbnews.net

New Jersey State Police (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Green Township, N.J. – An extensive three-month investigation has led to the arrest of six individuals in connection with a home invasion and robbery of a Sussex County couple, and a drug possession and distribution arrest of one of the homeowners. At 7:35 p.m.,... Read more →

Thomas D. Guida, of Bellmawr, Retired Teamster

Thomas D. Guida (May 22, 1935 - March 22, 2014) Thomas D. Guida, Sr., on March 22, 2014, of Bellmawr. Beloved husband of the late Jane (nee Frugoli). Loving father of Thomas, Jr. (Linda), Eric (Joan), Michael (Dolores), Carolyn Sweeten (Jim) and the late Lisa Guida-Wydock (the late John Wydock). Devoted... Read more →

Four Suspects Charged with Stealing Millions from Elderly Victims

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that a prominent Atlantic County attorney who specializes in elder law and the owner of an in-home senior care company were arrested on charges they conspired to prey on elderly clients and steal their life savings. The two women allegedly stole over... Read more →

Ballets with a Twist Stirs Up Fresh Spirits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rahway, New Jersey (March 19, 2014) — Suffering from spring fever? Ballets with a Twist has just the remedy! Join New York City’s next-generation dance company for a refreshing batch of cool cocktails at Hamilton Stage on Friday, May 30 and Saturday, May 31 at 8:00 pm and... Read more →


by Nina Martin ProPublica, March 20, 2014 The story of Tamesha Means and her miscarriage three years ago, if it happened the way her lawyers claim it did, is truly awful: Means was 18 weeks pregnant when her water broke and she was rushed to a hospital in Muskegon, Mich. The... Read more →

Top NCAA Videos for March 22 -21

Clip Syndicate Related articles Michigan's first gay marriage performed Ingham County; couples line up in ... - Detroit Free Press Angry Families Accuse Malaysia Of 'Fooling' The World - NBCNews.com Seattle news helicopter crash: Surveillance video shows chopper rotated at takeoff - The Oregonian Single-engine plane crashes in Florida; 1 dead... Read more →

Pet Tip of the Week: Your Partner and Your Dog (cnbnews.net)

by Dawn Watson (cnbnews.net) Most of us consider a pet a life-long commitment. However, sometimes others (human) enter our lives and wreak havoc with the bond we enjoy with our dog or cat. A good way to introduce Fido to a prospective partner is to allow that new person to exclusively... Read more →

Philadelphians tired of Facebook placing them 'near Camden'

Philadelphians tired of Facebook placing them 'near Camden' (via NewsWorks) Philly's not Camden. Philadelphians know that, and so do New Jerseyans across the Delaware River. So, it's been a mystery to many Facebook users why posts from Philly are often tagged as being "in Camden" or "near Camden." When Temple University... Read more →

Help teen drivers stay safe, says PIANJ

National Safety Council (Photo credit: Wikipedia) News release/Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Trenton, NJ – Spring semester is when many teen drivers begin driver education. The Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey want new drivers and their parents to know some best practices and be aware of the greater risk they face.... Read more →

News from the Camden County Prosecutors Office

(March 18 to March 10) CAMDEN MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO DOUBLE HOMICIDE (March 18, 2014)- Camden County Prosecutor Warren W. Faulk and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson and reported a Camden man has pleaded guilty to a 2011 double homicide in Camden. Raheem Simmons, M/20, of Camden, pleaded guilty to... Read more →