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CNBNews Comics:
JEROME by Dave Wolfe

Vol. I No. 10 (August 31 , 2014) Editors Note: Every Sunday evening at 7 pm we will post a weekly comic strip on CNBNews provided by cartoonist Dave Wolfe, age 13. Dave has been drawing since he was 5 years old, he knew he wanted to be a cartoonist at the age of 8. He’s been distributing his comics in school since 3rd grade. (click on the image to enlarge) SWING SUMMER Related articles CNBNews Comics: JEROME by Dave Wolfe CNBNews Comics: JEROME by... Read more →

Sgt. Zacharie G. Hirshorn, age 30, of Gloucester City, Served in the Military, NRA Member

On August 29, 2014. Age 30. Of Gloucester City. Loving husband of Melissa L. Hirshorn (nee Paonessa). Cherished father of Avoryanna Monet, Mieka Sarie, Jordan Roland and Emily Grace Hirshorn. Devoted, loved and honored son of Arthur E. Hirshorn, Jr. (Sharon) and Cheryl Carr (Harvey). Dear brother of Dr. A. Elliot Hirshorn, III (Karla), Michael Harrold, II (Jenna) and Richard Harrold (Tiffany). Cherished maternal grandson of George H. Thompson and the late Gail Thompson. Cherished paternal grandson of the late Dr. Arthur E. Hirshorn and... Read more →

Christie's Defense Attorney Charges Taxpayers Another $780,000; Total Charges $7 Million Plus

POINT PLEASANT, N.J. (AP) - The law firm hired to defend Gov. Chris Christie's administration in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal has charged the state another $780,000 for work this summer. That's in addition to $6.5 million billed through April. The Department of Law & Public Safety released new invoices Friday from the firm Gibson… Read more →

Sound Off: Police are 'militarized' for a reason

In The Washington Times editorial "When cops play soldier" (Web, Aug. 15) the writer proclaims, "[P]olice departments don't need the arms of an army." This sweeping statement comes as a reaction to events in Ferguson, Mo., but ignores the truths about violent crime in the United States. In an infamous bank robbery in Los Angeles in… LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Read more →

The College of New Jersey Awarded 2014 TIPS Award of Excellence

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Communications, Inc. (HCI), provider of the TIPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) Program, is pleased to announce that The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) in Ewing, New Jersey has been awarded the 2014 TIPS Award of Excellence. Recipients of this award are chosen by an internal committee led by HCI's President and CEO,Adam Chafetz. Selection is based on the number of students certified, as well as feedback from TIPS trainers, student participants and community leaders. Four other campuses... Read more →

A Nail Polish That Can Detect Date Rape Drugs

It is a problem that plagues college campuses across the US to a mind-boggling degree. Female students face the threat of rape and sexual assault in the college environment to such an extent that some describe it as a fact of life, a reality that girls reluctantly enter into. In response, four male students have created… Read more →

SJ Catholics Organize Mission to Uganda

Local Catholics organize mission to Uganda Dr. Joe Dobrosky holds a child during a medical mission to Uganda. The trip was organized by the Friends of Father Vincent, a nonprofit organization started by parishioners of St. Charles Borromeo, Sicklerville. In June, the Friends of Father Vincent, a South Jersey group, led a medical mission to Paidha, Uganda, bringing more than $10,000 worth of medicine and medical supplies to the community. Led by Dick and Marie Schmitt of St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Sicklerville, the non-profit... Read more →

OP-ED: Chicago thugs, beware - an armed citizenry

Al Capone made Chicago famous as the headquarters of Crime Inc., and the tradition endures. Chicago is one of America's most dangerous cities. More people were murdered in Chicago last year than in any other city in America, but the politicians still haven't come to terms with reality. The only advice they have to the law-abiding… Read more →

Manhattan DA probes secret settlement between Port Authority, seaport company

HACKENSACK, N.J.—The Manhattan District Attorney's Office is investigating a secret $25 million legal settlement between the Port Authority and a politically connected seaport company that excused $15 million in unpaid rent at the docks in Brooklyn and Newark and handed over $10 million of public money to cover other debts. Prosecutors have sent the Port Authority… Read more →

CNBNews ARCHIVES July 2008:

Fellow Catholics Should Unite As One

Posted Tuesday, July 22, 2008 Petition Ask Bishop Galante to Keep St.Anne's Church Open! Recently Bishop Joseph A. Galante had announced that many of the Catholic Churches of the Camden Diocese were to be merged or closed all together. I started a petition drive for St. Anne's Church in Westville that collected more than 800 signatures. I personally delivered these petitions myself to the Bishops office. Of course I was met before I could approach by security. I was however politely told without an appointment... Read more →

Casino closings wipe $2B from Atlantic City property-tax values

The closure of three Atlantic City casinos by mid-September will wipe $2 billion from the city's property-tax values next year, exacerbating the already cash-strapped city's financial plight, Mayor Don Guardian warned Tuesday. By 2017, property values are expected to have fallen to as little as $7.5 billion from $20 billion five years ago, Guardian said during… Read more →

Time to Start Talking: Making Parents Part of the Aging Process Now

Local senior care experts encourage families to connect, and provide tips on tackling tough conversations about aging MARLTON, N.J. – August 14, 2014 – Discussing aging issues, such as living arrangements, finances, dating, end-of-life decisions and driving, early and often can save families years of heartache, tension and even legal battles. Yet, research indicates that about two-thirds of American families put off these conversations, whether because they are uncomfortable with the topics or they just don't know where to start. 1 Statistics show that 34... Read more →

Three Pennsylvania Men, Suspected Child Predators, Arrested During Undercover Investigation

press release HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of three Pennsylvania men on unrelated charges as part of ongoing efforts to target the online sharing and distribution of child pornography. The latest arrests occurred over the past week in Allegheny and Philadelphia counties. click on thumbnail for larger image Daniel Stewart Barry Burton Kareann Moss Daniel Stewart According to the criminal complaint, Daniel Stewart, 29, 408 Sharon Road, Apt. 104 A, Coraopolis, Allegheny County, used a peer-to-peer network in order... Read more →

CNB Hunting & Fishing News: DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter: Aug. 19-25

English: The eastern entrance to the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal at Reedy Point, Delaware. Fort Dupont State park is at the right. The Reedy Point Bridge, carrying Delaware State Route 9, is visible in the distance. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hopper dredge McFarland is exiting the channel. View is to the east. The channel entrance is located on the Delaware River in New Castle County, Delaware, USA. IMO Number: 7739856 MMSI Number: 338997000 Callsign: AEGB Length: 100 m Beam: 24 m (Photo credit:... Read more →

Volunteers encouraged to sign up now for 2014 Delaware Coastal Cleanup

Marine debris on a Hawaii beach. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) DOVER (Aug. 28, 2014) – There’s still time to sign up for the 28th annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup, which will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 20. Volunteers are strongly encouraged to pre-register on the DNREC website to ensure enough supplies are packed for each site. To pre-register, go towww.dnrec.delaware.gov/CoastalCleanup. Pre-registration will close on Monday, Sept. 9 at close of business. Sponsored by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control,... Read more →

GUEST COMMENTARY: Postal Service Blames Financial Problems on Labor Costs

The following editorial appeared in the Orange County Register on Thursday, Aug. 28: ——— There is even more bad financial news for the U.S. Postal Service, according to a report released last week by the agency's Office of Inspector General. In addition to sharply declining mail volume and significant required payments for retiree health care, the… Read more →


Over 200 vehicles impounded in Camden City this year (CAMDEN) – Senator Donald Norcross (D-Camden/Gloucester) touted his vehicle impound measure, which was signed into law one year ago, as another tool in police departments’ fight against crime. The measure allows police to impound motor vehicles used in the transport of illegal guns or drugs, or in the commission of prostitution. “Weapons trafficking, drug trade, and prostitution are not city problems, they’re regional ones,” said Senator Norcross. “Crimes of this nature are devastating to communities, but... Read more →

Subsidies Keep the Good Times Rolling

Volume XVI No.35: August 28, 2014 TAXPAYERS FOR COMMON SENSE Anybody road tripping through the Corn Belt this Labor Day can’t miss the obvious signs of farm profitability. From shiny new grain bins and irrigation equipment to new homes and buildings, theriches of farmland and farmers’ bank accounts will stand out to even those who can’t tell a plow from a planter. Consecutive years of record or near-record profits in the agriculture sector have led to low levels of debt, high equity, and a surplus... Read more →

The Sports Illustrated College Football Tailgate Tour 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Time Inc's Sports Illustrated and GoRVing have teamed up for the second consecutive year to produce a 10-city tour of college campuses and stadiums in celebration of two of America's great pastimes: Tailgating and RVing. The Sports Illustrated College Football Tailgate Tour presented by GoRVing launches Saturday, August 30 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas where the defending national champion and pre-season No. 1 team in America the Florida StateSeminoles face the Oklahoma State Cowboys. An array of... Read more →


press release CAMDEN, NJ – An immigrant from Nigeria, she came to the United States 12 years ago. Her husband maintained full control of the finances and her life. She was given a small amount of money to buy only food for the family and he demanded receipts proving what she had spent. She was not permitted to spend money on clothing, gas, or personal needs without his permission. He measured the gas level in her car, planned the driving route she was to travel,... Read more →


AFL–CIO (Photo credit: Wikipedia) BY AWARDING SCHOLARSHIPS AND PAYING RESPECT TO LABOR PIONEER PETER J. MCGUIRE (Collingswood, NJ) – In what has become the largest Labor Day observance in New Jersey, the Southern New Jersey AFL-CIO Central Labor Council today stressed the importance of education in driving the nation's economy and giving students the tools to successfully compete in the global marketplace. Hundreds of officers, delegates, local union officials and members of the Central Labor Council joined with elected officials and student scholarship recipients at... Read more →

CNBNews ARCHIVES July 2008:

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly for July

POSTED Monday, July 21, 2008 by William E. Cleary Sr. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed individuals can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." —Margaret Mead... Correction: The Gloucester City School District over the past three months has placed legal notices in the Gloucester City News. However, according to Albert Countryman, Publisher of The NEWS, there have been no advertisements for Help Wanted placed in the paper from the School District over that time period. JEER-We have... Read more →

LETTERS to the ED: Senate President on the Importance of Labor Day | cnbnews.net

To the Editor: As we enjoy time with our families during this holiday weekend, it is also important to remember what Labor Day represents. It’s about the struggle of people in this country to have safe working conditions and good wages. It’s about fighting for things in New Jersey like Paid Family Leave and an increase in the minimum wage. Organized labor has made significant strides in the last century, which we will proudly recognize during Peter J. McGuire Day. And we also recognize the... Read more →


Fall 2014 Trout Stocking Schedule

Fall Trout Stocking Map (.jpg, 170kb) Fall Trout Stocking Map (.pdf, 1.0mb) During the 2014 fall trout stocking season the Division of Fish and Wildlife will stock more than 25,000 trout in the state's major trout waters. The fish will be stocked from the Pequest Trout Hatchery from October 7-15. As a result of a disease issue at the hatchery this past spring, yearling brown and rainbow trout approximately 7-9 inches in length, will be stocked this fall as the hatchery works to rebuild fish... Read more →

Pet Tip of the Week: Puppy Mouthing (cnbnews.net)

by Dawn Watson (cnbnews.net) Mouthing, when applied to a dog’s behavior, is the application of teeth onto flesh without the intent to do harm. As puppies, dogs are taught appropriate behavior by their mothers. If a puppy should mouth its mother, the mother would put an end to the behavior by scruffing the puppy (grabbing it by its skin at the top of the neck). However, most dogs are removed from their mother and litter mates before the age of 12 weeks and the teaching... Read more →

U.S. Marshals 15 Most Wanted

Fugitive Investigations - 15 Most Wanted August 13, 2014 - 15 Most Wanted Capture - The lone female fugitive on the U.S. Marshals 15 Most Wanted list was placed in handcuffs by Deputy U.S. Marshals after they closed in on her at a Portland, Oregon shopping mall, ending her five-year run from the law. Janet Killough Barreto, who was wanted in Mississippi for Failure to Appear on original charges of Manslaughter of a Child, three counts of Child Abuse, six counts of Child Neglect and... Read more →

Incarnation Parish Providing Health Care to Members and Others Free of Charge

Written by By Peter G. Sánchez Since 2000, Incarnation Church, Mantua’s Health Ministry has provided services, free of charge, to anyone who seeks their services. In its work, accomplished by a group of health care professionals and volunteers, the ministry “seeks to promote the optimal health of the whole person,” according to their literature, “by promoting the physical, emotional and spiritual health of our parish community.” The professionals and volunteers “give their time and treasure, and give back to the church community,” to those of... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: Philly Little Leaguers gave us all something to smile about

The world is filled with controversies, and not all of them are equally compelling, much less legitimate. Having a bully pulpit carries with it the obligation to choose, wisely, the subject of rumination. This week, I could write about endangered Christians in the Middle East. I could praise the courage of intrepid journalists and fearless health… Read more →

Consumers Warned About Credit Card Phone Scams

HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today alerted Pennsylvania consumers to be aware and ready for a recent phone scam that has been very active in the Commonwealth involving phone calls regarding a phony "hold" on the consumer's credit or debit card account. "It is important that consumers be proactive and educated about scams like these that threaten their financial and personal security," Attorney General Kane said. "You can protect yourself by staying calm and not rushing to act, which is exactly what these... Read more →

CNBNews 2008 Archives:

Floating Docks Installed at Freedom Pier

By WILLIAM E. CLEARY SR GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--Finally after decades of promises there are some positive signs happening at the former Coast Guard Base, King Street and the Delaware River, Gloucester City. The Coast Guard Base was vacated in 1987. And several years later the federal government gave the deed to the City of Gloucester City. And there the base has set for nearly 15 years. Each election some politician running for office would announce a grandiose plan for the site but nothing much came... Read more →

Camden Diocese Selling Four Nursing Homes

press release CAMDEN CITY NJ--The Most Reverend Dennis J. Sullivan, Bishop of Camden, has approved, pending consultation with diocesan advisory bodies, the consensus of a blue-ribbon advisory committee that the Diocese of Camden seek a buyer for its three nursing homes: Our Lady’s MultiCare Center in Pleasantville; Bishop McCarthy Residence in Vineland; and Saint Mary’s Catholic Home in Cherry Hill, including The Manor at Saint Mary’s, a residential health care facility. Proceeds from the sale of the properties will be directed to pastoral initiatives that... Read more →


HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of two Pennsylvania men and a New Jersey man on unrelated charges as part of ongoing efforts to target the online sharing and distribution of child pornography. Thomas Conroy Michael Wedl Charles Farence Jr. Attorney General Kane in 2013 requested and received funding from the legislature to create a state-of-the-art facility with agents and attorneys devoted exclusively to identifying, arresting and prosecuting child predators. The latest arrests occurred over the past week in Dauphin,... Read more →

Top Labor Day Weekend Events and Happenings In Philadelphia | visitphilly.com

PHILADELPHIA PA--It’s hard to believe that Labor Day weekend is nearly here. But before the summer season winds down, a ton of events fill venues across Philadelphia for one last hurrah. Now’s the perfect time to get out there and prolong summer, whether that means hitting up a beer garden, attending a free outdoor concert, sipping beer at an early Oktoberfest celebration or attending an exhibition — all of which are on tap for Labor Day weekend. Plus, a number of blockbuster happenings are on... Read more →


Atlantic City (NJ) - The boardwalk in a rainy day (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Get Your Season Tickets, Individual Night Tickets and Parade Tickets Witness every minute of the 2015 Miss America Competition with season tickets to the highly anticipated, multi-night event. Season tickets are on sale now and include admission to all 3 preliminary competitions at 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 9; Wednesday, September 10; and Thursday, September 11; as well as admission to the final night of competition on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at Boardwalk... Read more →


Spruce Street Harbor Park will remain open daily through Sunday, September 28. (Photo by Matt Stanley courtesy Delaware River Waterfront Corporation) PHILADELPHIA PA--Due to popular demand, Spruce Street Harbor Park will remain open for one more month, through Sunday, September 28. The oasis provides the centerpiece for Spruce Street Harbor Park. Located in the Marina at Penn’s Landing, just north of the Olympia and the Becuna, this installation consists of three landscaped barges, the Blue Anchor, net lounge and floating gardens. Barges: Three 80’ x... Read more →