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August 2014

Texas Man Sentenced to 12 Year Prison Term

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that a Texas man was sentenced to state prison today on a first-degree drug charge stemming from his arrest on I-78 in February 2013 when the New Jersey State Police seized 20 kilos of cocaine from the tractor-trailer he was driving. Andres Garcia, 35, of San Benito, Texas, was sentenced to 12 years in state prison, including four years of parole ineligibility, by Superior Court Judge Ann R. Bartlett in Warren County. Garcia pleaded guilty on Feb. 25 to a charge of first-degree possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. Deputy... Read more →


CNB HUNTING & FISHING: CWD IMPACTS PENNSYLVANIANS WHO HUNT OUT-OF-STATE

Certain parts from harvested cervids cannot be brought back into Commonwealth. The thousands of Pennsylvania hunters who soon will be heading off to hunt big game in other states can do their share to slow the spread of chronic wasting disease in the Commonwealth. Those who hunt out-of-state are reminded that Pennsylvania prohibits importing specific carcass parts from members of the deer family – including mule deer, elk and moose – from 21 states and two Canadian provinces. The parts ban affects hunters who harvest deer, elk or moose in: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland (only from CWD Management Area),... Read more →


LIFEGUARDED BATHING AREA TO BE OPEN AT ISLAND BEACH STATE PARK THROUGH SEPTEMBER

English: Campers at the Island Beach State Park, New Jersey (Photo credit: Wikipedia) POST-LABOR DAY GUARDED SWIMMING OFFERED AT PARK FOR THE FIRST TIME TRENTON - Island Beach State Park, one of the most visited destinations in New Jersey's state park system, will provide lifeguard protection for beachgoers on extended weekends, from Friday to Monday, throughout September, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin announced today. The post-Labor Day lifeguarded beach, at the park's Ocean Bathing Area 1, is a first for Island Beach State Park and is being put into place to offer a safer swimming experience for... Read more →


Woodbridge Man Sentenced to Prison for Performing Unlicensed Asbestos Abatement at Schools and Homes

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that a Woodbridge man was sentenced to state prison today for performing unsafe asbestos work at numerous schools and homes through his unlicensed business. He previously admitted that he released hazardous asbestos dust and debris at a daycare center in Union County. William T. Muzzio Jr., 52, of Woodbridge, was sentenced to five years in state prison by Superior Court Judge Scott J. Moynihan in Union County. Muzzio pleaded guilty on March 10 to a second-degree charge of unlawful release of a toxic pollutant and a third-degree charge of violating the... Read more →


CNB Hunting & Fishing News: Maryland 2014-15 Early Migratory Game Bird Season

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced the 2014-2015 early migratory game bird hunting seasons. Dove season marks the traditional start of hunting activity each year in Maryland. Dove, split seasonFirst Season: September 1 – October 11 Second Season: November 1 – 28 Third Season: December 26 – January 15 Woodcock, split seasonFirst Season: October 31 – November 28Second Season: January 16 – 31 Early resident Canada goose season* Eastern zone: September 1 – 15Western zone: September 1 – 25 *Hunters are allowed to use shotguns capable of holding more than three shotshells, and shooting hours are extended to one-half... Read more →


Woman Killed in Hospital; Son Found Dead at Family Home

press release STRATFORD NJ--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo, Stratford Police Chief Ronald Morello and Gloucester Township Police Chief Harry Earle reported a woman shot to death in her hospital room Wednesday morning by her husband. A search of the couple’s home subsequent to the shooting led to the discovery of the couple’s son, also shot. An investigation is ongoing to confirm links between the two scenes. Raymond Wychowanec, 63, visited his wife, Denise, 62, about 9:25 a.m. Wednesday in her hospital room at Kennedy Hospital on Laurel Road in Stratford. She was a patient at the hospital. According to... Read more →


CITY HISTORY: Restaurant to join Gloucester City in bid to revive its seafaring flavor

Aug 11, 2008 Jed Weisberger/Special to the Business Journal GLOUCESTER CITY, N.J. — A seasonal rock-lobster-type eatery with outdoor seating has been proposed as the first new restaurant to be opened at the Freedom Pier as part of the city’s plan to transform its waterfront into an Irish village-themed destination. The venue, to be called Paddy O’D’s, was proposed by Pat O’Donnell, whose family owned O’Donnell’s Restaurant on Broadway for 65 years before he sold it. The restaurant is scheduled to open April 1. “I’m all with what the city is trying to do,” said O’Donnell, who presently manages the... Read more →


CNB Hunting & Fishing News: Maryland Archery Deer Season Opens Statewide September 5

English: White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus borealis), female with tail up, Shirley's Bay, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (Photo credit: Wikipedia) MARYLAND--Archery hunting for white-tailed deer opens statewide on September 5, 2014 and continues through January 31, 2015. As a reminder, there is a statewide bag limit for bucks, but the antlerless deer bag limits differ between the two Deer Management Regions. New this year, in Region A hunters may take only two antlerless deer for the license year. Also new, an antler point restriction institutes that a hunter may not harvest more than two white-tailed deer within the yearly bag limit that... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: $60 Million in Housing Grants for Philadelphia

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a Senior Member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that the City of Philadelphia has been awarded more than $60 million in grant funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), including $39,308,769 in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG). The CDBG funds will… Read more →


CNB Spotlight on New Jersey Residents Attend Centenary College

Centenary College of New Jersey (Photo credit: Wikipedia) HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (08/25/2014)(readMedia)-- Several local residents are attending Centenary College this fall. They are as follows: Shayna Bencivenga from Hainesport Kelsey Breen from Turnersville Devon Bry from Clarmont Jordan Caldwell from Maple Shade Janay Clark from Willingboro Joseph Jiles from Camden Quiomarie Munoz from Cherry Hill Julia Presant from Cherry Hill Gianna Ross from Hammonton Mariah Still from Camden Steven Underwood from Mt Laurel Founded in 1867 by the Newark Conference of the United Methodist Church, Centenary College's academic program integrates a solid liberal arts foundation with a strong career orientation. This... Read more →


Brick Township Police Officer accused of misconduct, stalking ex-girlfriend online

A New Jersey police officer has been indicted on charges of allegedly stalking his ex-girlfriend online and over the phone. Justin Delaney, 33, who is currently suspended without pay from the Brick Township Police Department, has been charged with official misconduct and stalking. According to an indictment returned Wednesday by an Ocean County Grand Jury, Delaney… Related articles Brick police officer indicted for alleged official misconduct, stalking ex-girlfriend Former SC state representative indicted on federal charges Egg Harbor Township man indicted on animal cruelty charge in death of pit bull Former probation officer charged with misconduct 38 Indicted in Massachusetts... Read more →


120th Annual Peter J. McGuire Labor Day Observance

Peter J. McGuire (July 6, 1852 - February 18, 1906) was an American labor leader of the nineteenth century, the founder of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America and one of the leading figures in the first three decades of the American Federation of Labor. He is credited with first proposing the idea of Labor Day as a national holiday in 1882. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) LARGEST LABOR DAY CEREMONY IN NEW JERSEY SPEAKERS, SCHOLARSHIPS, LABOR LEADERS AND AWARDS THE EVENT: Over 400 Labor Council officers, delegates, local union officials, union members, elected officials and scholarship recipients will... Read more →


Home Country: How About A Dance?

By Slim Randles Mrs. Doc watched the dancers swirl around the cleared hardwood floor of the Legion hall, and smiled to see her husband, Doc, waltzing with Ardis Fisher. But Mrs. Doc was never one to sit out a waltz, so she looked around at the menu. Over in the corner, smiling and tapping his foot, was Pop Walker. Pop and several other residents of the Rest of Your Life retirement home were there to enjoy the dance and celebrate summer. Pop has a hard time with his memory, these days, but always forgets things with a smile. “Pop,” said... Read more →


CNBNEWS 2008 Archives:

Mayor Gorman v. Gloucester City

Posted Wednesday, July 30, 2008 The Legal Squabble That Began With a $42 MVV Has Ended By William E. Cleary Sr. GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--A four year legal battle between the City of Gloucester City and former Mayor Robert Gorman has concluded. Mayor and City Council were informed at the July 17th caucus meeting that a decision ruling against Gorman was decided by the NJ Government Records Council (GRC) at their June meeting. The documents involve with the case number 100 pages or more. As for the cost to taxpayers in legal fees over the four year period it is not... Read more →


Delaware Hunters and trappers encouraged to use online registration system

Those who register online will be entered in drawing for donated Cabela’s gift cards DOVER (Aug. 26, 2014) – The Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife’s upgraded and improved Hunter and Trapper Registration (HTR) system has hit a bull’s eye with its targeted users since it was introduced last year – and the Division has been pleased with how swiftly it operates, too. “We’ve heard very positive feedback from hunters about how easy and convenient it is to use the updated HTR system. From an agency perspective, we’ve definitely noticed fewer calls from individuals having problems trying to register a... Read more →


CNB Hunting & Fishing: Augustine Beach Boat Ramp Open Labor Day Weekend

Periodic weekday closures to continue next week through Sept. 18 DOVER (Aug. 27, 2014) – The Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn and adjacent intertidal beach located on the south side of the existing groin, which has been closed for maintenance dredging of the boat ramp access channel Monday through Thursday each week since Sept. 4, will be temporarily open for the long Labor Day weekend from 5 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 28, until 8 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 2, DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife announced today. Following the holiday weekend, the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp will continue to close... Read more →


'I'm dying,' jogger gasped after dogs attacked

The jogger who was mauled to death in July by two large dogs on a rural road in Michigan was bitten at least eight times and knew, as he lay bleeding in a ditch, that he was dying, even as frantic neighbors tried to save him. Craig Sytsma, 46, had run a little over a mile… Read more →


Washington Township gets new police chief, captain, commanders, officer

SHOUT OUTS: The Washington Township Police Department officially has a new chief and several new commanding officers. Chief Glenn Hooper was appointed to the department in June 1977. He rose through the ranks while serving as a field training officer, firearms instructor and running day-to-day department functions since 2011. Capt. Gregg Hackbarth joined the department in… Related articles Air Marshal Sohail Gul appointed vice air chief Capt North Dalrymple-Hamilton - obituary The Firearm Safety Challenge Read more →


Car Dealer Pleads Guilty and Faces Prison for Using False Titles to Sell Cars Damaged in Superstorm Sandy

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that the operator of a used car dealership in Middlesex County, N.J., pleaded guilty today to using fraudulent vehicle titles to sell cars damaged in Superstorm Sandy to unsuspecting customers. A suspended Motor Vehicle Commission technician who helped him obtain the fraudulent vehicle titles also pleaded guilty today in the criminal scheme, and charges are pending against a former car salesman at the dealership. Jonathan Olin, 42, of Manalapan, the operator of D&D Auto Sales on Englishtown Road in Old Bridge, pleaded guilty to an accusation charging him with second-degree theft... Read more →


Obituary: Patricia A. Gerasimoff of Runnemede

(February 20, 1952 - August 25, 2014) Patricia A. Gerasimoff (nee McNasby), on August 25, 2014, of Runnemede. Age 62. Beloved wife of Edward. Patricia was born in North Philadelphia and raised and married in New Jersey. She was a cashier at Acme in Runnemede. There will be visitation from 10 to 11am Saturday morning at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial Service 11am at the funeral home. Interment private. Family requests in lieu of flowers donations be made in Patricia’s memory to Lighthouse Hospice, 1040 N. Kings Hwy., Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 or to The MDS Foundation, 4573 S. Broad... Read more →


CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES FIRST POST-SUPERSTORM SANDY BLUE ACRES BUYOUTS IN WOODBRIDGE

NEARLY 200 HOMES APPROVED FOR BUYOUTS IN WOODBRIDGE AS PART OF STATEWIDE EFFORT TRENTON - The first closing on the buyouts of flood-threatened homes in Woodbridge, where the Superstorm Sandy Blue Acres Program has approved nearly 200 homes for purchase, was announced today by Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin. In total, 306 families in six towns now have accepted DEP Blue Acres' buyout offers, and there have been 154 closings in three Middlesex County municipalities, Woodbridge, Sayreville and South River, as part of the Christie Administration's goal of buying 1,300 homes statewide to move residents out of... Read more →


CNB SPOTLIGHT ON AREA COLLEGE STUDENTS: Lehigh University Welcomes the Class of 2018

Lehigh University Mountain Hawks logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) BETHLEHEM, PA (08/25/2014)(readMedia)-- Lehigh University is thrilled to officially welcome the Class of 2018. The incoming class represents an accomplished, diverse group of students who hail from 41 U.S. states and 34 international countries and territories. Congratulations to the newest members of the 75,000+ Lehigh family! Henry Austin of Lawnside (08045) is welcomed to Lehigh University as a member of the class of 2018. Kirsten Bell of Williamstown (08094) is welcomed to Lehigh University as a member of the class of 2018. Kyle Bordner of Cherry Hill (08034) is welcomed to Lehigh... Read more →


Local Fix: Newsroom insights from Ferguson, Ann Arbor, Detroit and Tulsa

By JOSH STEARNS Subscribe to have the Local Fix delivered to you on Fridays. Each week we look at key debates in journalism sustainability and community engagement through the lens of local news, starting with one good idea… One good idea: Rethink memberships. In a speech at the Weapons of Mass Creation conference Melody Kramer of… Read more →


Boating Restrictions in Effect at Deal Island and Fairmount WMAs this Hunting Season

English: crop of File:Bgforhunting.jpg Taken by Dr. F Eugene Hester. Picture supplied by Fish and Wildlife Service Website. http://www.fws.gov/hunting/ (Photo credit: Wikipedia) CNB HUNTING AND FISHING NEWS MARYLAND--The use of motorized boats, except those powered by electric motors, will again be prohibited at the Deal Island andFairmount Wildlife Management Area (WMA) impoundments this hunting season, October 1 through March 31. DNR established the regulation last year to make these areas more appealing to birds, thus creating a better hunting area. “Our hope was that these changes increase the number of days that ducks can utilize the impoundments on both areas... Read more →


National Preparedness Month Spotlights the Need for an End-to-End Approach to Disaster Readiness

Gloucester City-area disaster recovery specialists urge business owners to conduct a preparedness assessment and create a disaster recovery plan Gloucester City, NJ (Grassroots Newswire) August 26, 2014 - Each September, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) sponsors National Preparedness Month (http://www.ready.gov) to highlight the importance of being prepared for the unexpected. This is good advice for everyone; but for business owners, being prepared to respond to the aftermath of natural or man-made disasters can literally mean the difference between staying in business and closing the doors forever. According to FEMA*, up to 40 percent of businesses never reopen following a... Read more →


SHOULD WE BE AFRAID?

6,500 PLUS SWAT RAIDS IN MARYLAND SINCE 2010

August 19, 2014 by Mark Newge Maryland law enforcement agencies conducted more than 6,500 SWAT raids over the last four fiscal years. Maryland law enforcement agencies that maintain a special weapons and tactics unit are required by law to report specific action and deployment data to the Maryland Statistical Analysis Center, within the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention. The reports were mandated into law in 2009 in the wake of the Prince George’s County Police Department’s mistaken SWAT raid on the home of Berwyn Heights, Mayor Cheye Calvo, which resulted in in Calvo’s two black Labrador retrievers dead... Read more →


Crime: Bridgeton Police Seek Murder Suspect

BRIDGETON NJ--Bridgeton police said warrants have been signed charging a 22-year-old Fairfield Twp. man with murder and weapons offenses for the Aug. 11th death of a Cohansey St. woman as part of an investigation conducted by local police and detectives from the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office. Ralph Peter Jamison, with a last known address of East Ave., is charged with murder, aggravated assault with a firearm, possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon on complaints signed by Det. Jeff Bordley, according to Capt. Michael Gaimari. Gaimari would not release any further details on the... Read more →


Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards Program Deadline Approaching

press release The deadline for the 2014 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards (GEAA) is quickly approaching. Completed applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 17. The GEAA Program is New Jersey’s premier awards program for recognizing outstanding environmental performance, programs and projects throughout the state. These awards recognize individuals, businesses, institutions, communities, organizations, educators, youth and others who have made significant contributions to environmental protection in New Jersey. The GEAA Program is sponsored by the NJDEP and the NJ Corporation for Advanced Technology, in partnership with the State League of Municipalities. For more information, including how to apply,... Read more →


CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION AND ARMY CORPS LAUNCH PILOT PROJECT TO STUDY STORM RESILIENCY BENEFITS

TRENTON - The Christie Administration, in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and environmental and academic partners, has launched an $8 million pilot project that will evaluate the effectiveness of a new process that uses clean dredge materials to restore salt marshes to make coastal communities more resilient against future storms. The project will also study the benefits of using this approach to create a much-needed option for disposal of materials dredged from waterways to keep them navigable. It will also create habitat for endangered wildlife. "We are very excited about this project and believe it has the... Read more →


EVIL IS SPREADING: AND YOU DID NOT SPEAK OUT

CNB NOTE: link submitted by John Branin. If you have an interesting story, a chuckle, a video you like to share send it to CNBNews1@gmail.com In case you didn’t hear this in your church, temple, synagogue, mosque or other religious institution this weekend. http://creepingsharia.wordpress.com Related articles CNBNEWS ARCHIVES: The Champions! Brooklawn ACES Winner of the CCEL Trophy ClearysNoteBook: Gloucester City Headlines for October 16th Read more →


CNB BUSINESS SCENE: Curves in Sicklerville Holds Open House

Local residents can get health advice, nutritional information Sicklerville, New Jersey (Grassroots Newswire) -- If you’ve been curious about Curves in Sicklerville or just want to know what they have to offer, then stop in on 9/15/2014-9/20/2014. Curves will have an open house so you can take a peek. Curves in Sicklerville, located at 412 Sicklerville Road Suite 104A, Sicklerville NJ is owned by Debra Gimello. is the store manager. According to Gimello, the open house will be held from 8:00am-1:00pm and 4:00-7:00pm and will feature healthy snacks. Zumba classes, Body Basics classes , Blood Pressure Screening, Fat Analyzer Screening... Read more →


GUEST COMMENTARY: The Media Says Nothing About the 1,000's Killed in Shootings Everyday

ANALYSIS/OPINION: In the past few weeks, the mainstream media have been consumed with the tragic events that continue to unfold in Ferguson, Missouri. An unarmed 18-year-old American named Michael Brown was shot at least six times by a Ferguson police officer. Needless to say, the media has a lot to talk about. A white police officer… Related articles Michael Brown to be laid to rest Protesters in Washington focus on Ferguson Missouri Read more →


GUEST OPINION: CHRIS CHRISTIE SLEPT HERE IS A STATE SECRET IN NEW JERSEY

Christie at a town hall meeting in Union City, New Jersey February 9, 2011. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog “Chris Christie slept here” is not a historical marker. It’s a state secret in New Jersey, according to the governor’s lawyers. The attorney general’s office is trying to block the release of records that identify which hotels the New Jersey governor stayed while traveling on state business at taxpayers’ expense. The lodging receipts are among the documents sought by a New Jersey Watchdog reporter in a public records lawsuit against the governor’s office filed in Mercer... Read more →


Technical Issue with Issuing of Red Light Violations in Gloucester Township, Police Say

Automated Traffic Solutions (ATS) experienced technical issues with the issuing of red light violation notices for some offenses that occurred in Gloucester Township between April 30th 2014 and May 23rd 2014. Due to the technical issue, drivers did not receive the violation notice within the required 90 day time period. The State Judiciary is therefore requiring that affected violations be administratively dismissed. The Gloucester Township Municipal Court has received from the State Judiciary, the list of red light summons that are to be dismissed. Those affected do not have to do anything as the summons will be administratively dismissed and... Read more →


Former Audubon Park Mayor Donald "Mickey" Pennock Succumbs; Funeral Services Thursday

Donald M. Pennock (August 4, 1934 - August 24, 2014) Donald M. “Mickey” Pennock, on August 24, 2014, of Audubon Park. Age 80. Beloved husband of Joan (nee Ketterer). Devoted father of Donald Pennock (Elaine), Larry Pennock (Dawn), Patty Farley (Joseph), Linda Pennock and Michael Pennock (Colleen). Loving grandfather of Joseph, Scott, Christopher, Ashley, Dale, Noah and Hunter and great grandfather of Dominick. Dear brother of Charlotte Fallon, Harry Pennock and Sandra Brunges. Also survived by his brother-in-law James Ketterer and many nieces and nephews. Mickey proudly served in the U.S. Army in Germany during the Korean War. He served... Read more →


CHUCKLES: ID ten T error

CNB NOTE: below submitted by Bonnie Flegler , if you have an interesting story, a chuckle, a video you like to share send it to CNBNews1@gmail.com +++++ As we Silver Surfers know, sometimes we have trouble with our computers. Yesterday, I had a problem, so I called Georgie, the 11- year- old next door, whose bedroom looks like Mission Control, and asked him to come over. Georgie clicked a couple of buttons and solved the problem. As he was walking away, I called after him, 'So, what was wrong? He replied, 'It was an ID ten T error.' I didn't... Read more →


CNBNews Weekly Stats Report: Aug. 18 - Aug 24

Statcounter.com Weekly Stats Report: 18 Aug - 24 Aug 2014 Project: Gloucestercitynews.net URL: http://www.gloucestercitynews.net Returning Visits - Based purely on a cookie, if this person is returning to your website for another visit an hour or more later First Time Visits - Based purely on a cookie, if this person has no cookie then this is considered their first time at your website. Unique Visitor - Based purely on a cookie, this is the total of the returning visits and first time visits - all your visitors. Page Load - The number of times your page has been visited. Weekly... Read more →


Bellmawr Marijuana Treatment Center Still Waits for License

Image from NJ Dept of Health In an article covering the current state of New Jersey's Marijuana Treatment Center program, it mentions that the still unopened Bellmawr facility has not been licensed after almost 1 1/2 years, even while construction is almost complete. The article is credited to the Courier-Post, but the link presented here is from its sister newspaper, The Daily Journal Excerpt below is specific to Bellmawr, but read the entire article to get the full picture on medical marijuana in New Jersey: The owners of another facility, Compassionate Sciences, are still trying to get permission to open... Read more →


CRIME: Ocean View man charged with theft at Delaware Seashore State Park

An old Coast Guard Patrol boat in drydock at the Delaware Seashore State Park Marina. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) REHOBOTH BEACH (Aug. 25, 2014) – Following an investigation into a criminal mischief case at Delaware Seashore State Park, DNREC Natural Resources Police, Delaware State Parks Enforcement rangers on Aug. 22 arrested Bryce L. Coviello, 26, of Ocean View. He was charged with 16 counts of misdemeanor theft under $1,000, 16 counts of misdemeanor conspiracy to commit theft, and one felony count of possession of burglary tools. A second arrest in the case is pending, according to Parks Enforcement Chief Wayne Kline.... Read more →


Anthony Fontanez Sentenced to 31 Years for Camden Shooting in 2010

media release August 25, 2014 CAMDEN CITY NJ--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo reported the sentencing of a Camden man found guilty in May of a pair of 2010 shootings in Camden. In a hearing Friday Judge Donald Stein sentenced Anthony Fontanez, M/24, to 31 years incarceration, 23.5 of which must be served before he is eligible for parole. Fontanez was found guilty in May of three counts of Aggravated Assault and counts of Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose and Conspiracy to Commit Aggravated Assault for the September 23, 2010 shooting of a 26-year-old male at his... Read more →


CNB Guest Commentary: Garbage Data In, Garbage Data Out

Volume XVI No.34: August 22, 2014 Taxpayers for Common Sense Prior to taking office as President, one of Senator Obama’s major accomplishments was the enactment of the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA), a bill he co-authored with Oklahoma Republican Senator Coburn. The legislation created USASpending.gov, a web portal for information about government grants and contracts. But a recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) reportreminds us that bad data well-presented is still bad data - it just looks better. The GAO report found that agencies failed to report $619 billion worth of grants and loans in 2012, almost 20 percent... Read more →


Jackie Robinson West falls 8-4 in Little League final

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Jackie Robinson West was looking to make history its story Sunday when it faced Seoul, South Korea for the Little League World Series championship. But the team from Chicago's South Side fell short in an 8-4 defeat in front of an announced crowd of 28,671 at Lamade Stadium, which is nestled in… Read more →


YOUR MONEY: 17,000 Red Light Camera Summonses in New Jersey Dismissed

Nearly 17,000 tickets produced by red light cameras in New Jersey are being dismissed because of a technical error. The state Judiciary has directed local courts to toss out the summonses because the drivers allegedly caught by the cameras weren't notified within the required 90 days. The cameras are coming up for renewal in December -… Related articles Computer glitch spares 17,000 motorists from tickets 17,000 Drivers Have Red-Light Camera Tickets Voided Read more →


YOUR MONEY: NJ Says Toms River Should Build Low Income Housing on Top of Cemetery

Two story apartments for low income families. COUNCILMAN: LATEST COAH PLAN TO TOMS RIVER A "CLUSTER F–K" by Phil Stilton TOMS RIVER-If growth in Toms River was left up to the State of New Jersey, you would see residential development at the former Ciba Geigy Superfund site and homes built, in Poltergeist fashion, on top of… Read more →


DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter: Aug. 12-18

English: A RORO ship passes underneath the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Lift Bridge. The bridge carries a single railroad track across the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal in New Castle County, Delaware, USA. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) DOVER, DELAWARE(Aug. 22, 2014) – To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Natural Resources Police, Division of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Agents between Aug. 12-18 made 1,299 contacts with anglers, boaters and the general public, including 339 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks.... Read more →


St. Louis Dispatch: Majority Members on Michael Brown Grand Jury are White

The grand jury examining the case of the shooting death of a black teen, Michael Brown, by a while police officer in Ferguson, Missouri on Aug. 9 is primarly comprised of white jurors, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Friday. The panel comprises one black man, two black women; and six white men and three white women.… Related articles Questions, answers about Missouri grand juries Ferguson Shooting Case: Michael Brown Grand Jury Is 9 White, 3 Black Members White House sending 3 officials to funeral 3 African-Americans on 12-person grand jury weighing Ferguson shooting case White Men Make Up The Majority... Read more →


Guest Commentary: Minister Johnathan Gentry's Epic Rant Against Ferguson, Missouri Riots/ Watch

RELATED: The Battle of Newark & The Ferguson MI Riot CNB NOTE: link submitted by Bonnie Flegler. If you have an interesting story, a chuckle, a video you like to share send it to CNBNews1@gmail.com Related articles CNBNews Tips & Snippets: The Battle of Newark & The Ferguson MI Riot, Good News for Brooklawn and Gloucester City More Gloucester City Nicknames/Remember when Gloucester City Police Seek Person of Interest /cnbnews.net CNB Hunting & Fishing News: Homer Alaska Jackpot Halibut Derby; 335- Pound Fish Landed ! Read more →


Gran Fondo NJ Bike Ride

Ride for Independence September 7, 2014 MORRISTOWN NJ--The "Gran Fondo" originated in Italy and roughly translates to "Big Ride." The Gran Fondo New Jersey (GFNJ) begins in historic Morristown and offers a choice of four route lengths: Breve Fondo (18 miles); Piccolo Fondo (43 miles), Medio Fondo (63 miles) and Gran Fondo (107 miles). The event attracts a wide range of cyclists - from the casual weekend rider to the well-trained endurance athlete. We hope you'll join the many friends of The Seeing Eye who come together each year to ride and raise money for the independence and mobility a... Read more →


22,322 People Have Vanished in Mexico’s Drug War

The number of people who have disappeared since the beginning of the drug war in Mexico has risen to 22,322, Assistant Attorney General Mariana Benitez said Thursday, up from a reported 8,000 in May. Between December 1, 2012, the day Pena Nieto assumed office, and July 31, 13,444 have been located, bringing the number of disappeared… Read more →


Crowdfunding website for embattled Ferguson officer Wilson tops $150,000

An online crowdfunding campaign in support of Darren Wilson, the white police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, has raised more than $150,000. The "Support Officer Darren Wilson" page on GoFundMe.com has surpassed its goal at least four times since its creation Sunday, its organizers said. "We stand behind Officer Darren Wilson… Related articles Darren Wilson Supporters Rally in Ferguson: 'We Are All Darren Wilson' Cash raised for Mo. cop surpasses Brown donations Crowdfunders Raise $225,000 for Cop Who Shot Michael Brown CNN Puts Out APB for #Ferguson Office Darren Wilson GoFundMe defends Ferguson officer fundraising... Read more →