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NJ News Commons:

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Report

Huh? Let's See That Data Again September 30, 2014 CHRISTIE HID TAX DATA, BUT THE STORY DOESN'T END THERE After Governor Christie's decision to delete municipal property tax rebate data from the state website, the state Assembly voted yesterday to require the state to resume the publication of that data. The bill is part of an ongoing struggle between the Christie administration and the Democratic-controlled legislature over the suppression of previously-available public data and information that is "regarded as damaging to Gov. Christie's political narrative," reports NJ Spotlight. THE CHRISTIE BARNSTORM CONTINUES The governor will visit six states over the next... Read more →


ARREST IN WINSLOW SHOOTING

press release Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Winslow Police Chief Robert Stimelski announce an arrest in the shooting. On July 11, 2014, at 1:55 am, Winslow Township Police responded to a report of gunshots behind the Regency House Apartment Complex located in the 300 block of Erial Road in Sicklerville. Police located two victims, one male age 23 and other male age 21, who had sustained gunshot wounds. One of the males had to be aiflifted to Cooper Medical Center in Camden. During the course of the investigation, detectives were able to identify Tyshaun Christopher, M/32, 775 Line Street... Read more →


OBITUARY: Joseph A. Mason of Barrington

On September 29, 2014. Age 85. Of Barrington. Loving husband of 60 years to Josephine Mason (nee Gaynor). Loving father of Susan Nobles, Joseph Mason, Joann McDevitt (Bill) and Diane Mason (Rich). Cherished grandfather of Ernie, Jennifer, Joe, Steven, Joe, Kimberly, Eric, Rileigh, Matthew, Michael and Samantha and great grandfather of 11. Dear brother of Robert Mason, Richard Mason, Elaine Powers, Thomas Mason and William Mason. Joseph proudly served our country during the Korean Conflict in the U.S. National Guard. At the request of family, funeral services are private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Can Obama achieve his objectives in battle with ISIS?

BY Trudy Rubin Last week I praised President Obama's important speech at the United Nations that urged world leaders to reject "the cancer of violent extremism." But, like many Americans, I voiced concern about whether his strategy — including bombing ISIS and al-Qaeda targets in Syria — could achieve his objectives. I promised to examine this question in a… Related articles ISIS video threatens U.S. Q&A: What You Need to Know About ISIS in Iraq Read more →


U. S. Postal Service Wants to Deliver Groceries

by Jay Greene/The Seattle Times posted with permission The U.S. Postal Service wants to expand its grocery deliveries for Amazon and potentially its rivals. For the last several weeks, the agency has been testing delivering prepackaged grocery items purchased from the Web giant to customers in San Francisco. According to a filing, the Postal Service is now seeking approval from the Postal Regulatory Commission… Related articles Amid Capitol Turmoil, Postal Service Crisis Drags On Mail and milk: Struggling Postal Service wants to deliver groceries Amazon expands partnership with USPS to deliver groceries Postal Service aims for grocery delivery beyond Amazon VIDEO:... Read more →


Ray Rice, PR Fumbles & Notes From R. Kelly's Playbook

If Solange-Gate taught us anything, it's that what happens in an elevator, rarely stays in that elevator. But perhaps NFL commissioner Roger Goodell missed that memo. Days after Ray Rice punched and dragged his former girlfriend, now wife, Janay Palmer, in an elevator at the Revel Casino NFL leadership sprang into quiescence. Baltimore Ravens Head Coach… Read more →


Shaquille O'Neal and Others to Speak at New Jersey City University

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of celebration of the 350 th anniversary of the founding of New Jersey, New Jersey City University (NJCU) is launching a lecture series that will bring some of the world's most renowned individuals to Jersey City. Drawing on the NJ350 themes of Liberty, Innovation and Diversity, the NJCU President's Speaker Series will present Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin, acclaimed physicist and best-selling author Dr. Michio Kaku, and basketball legend Shaquille O'Neal during this academic year. All events will be open to the public. For more information about the NJCU Presidential... Read more →


OFFICIAL SAYS:

CITIZENS’ INTEREST IN GOVERNMENT HAS ‘GONE TO THE DOGS’ (VIDEO)

By Izzy Lyman/http://watchdogwire.com/ A frustrated public official made a candid comment about public apathy toward local government while attending a seminar on Michigan Freedom of Information Act laws and the Open Meetings Act. Tom Richards, city manager of Harbor Springs, wondered “Where have all the citizens gone?” when the big budget issues come up. His complaint came during a provocative lecture at North Central Michigan College, by media law attorney Robin Luce Herrmann, who is a strong advocate for government transparency. “We can pass million dollar budgets and power sales contracts and so forth, but the only people I get in... Read more →


WATCH: RILEY Rescued

A Man Repels Into 350′ Canyon Only To Find Something That Will Absolutely Shock You. A great story, take a moment to watch, you wont be sorry. Film clip submitted by Adam Tussey Sr. If you have a story you like to share send it to CNBNews1@gmail.com Related articles Send in your Cheers and Jeers | cnbnews.net Tussey Mountain All Seasons to Host Ribbon-cutting on June 28 Syncing Gmail Actions With IMAP Read more →


NJ authorities vow to fight court's granting of parole to Chesimard accomplice in trooper killing

BY JERRY DEMARCO CLIFFVIEW PILOT BEYOND BERGEN: The man who killed a New Jersey State Police Trooper in cold blood in 1973 should be released on parole, a state appeals court ruled today - a decision that the Attorney General's Office vowed to appeal. Clark Edward Squire - Sundiata Acoli - was convicted along with fugitive Joanne Chesimard for gunning down… Read more →


31-Year-Old Pennsauken Man Murdered in Camden City Monday Night, Authorities Need Your Help

CAMDEN CITY NJ (September 30, 2014)-- Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a homicide in the city Monday night, September 29, 2014 Christopher Rivera, M/31, of Pennsauken, was found shot inside the residence at 1256 Thurman Street in Camden at 7:51 p.m. He was shot multiple times. Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Anthony Roccia at (856) 365-3122 or Camden County Police Detective Michael Shomo at (856) 757-7420. Information may also be emailed to ccpotips@ccprosecutor.org or texted to CCTIP. Related articles Authorities Investigating Homicide... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing News: Owens Station Shooting Sports & Hunter Education Center

Seal of Delaware. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) press release GREENWOOD DELAWARE (Sept. 28, 2014) – This morning, Governor Jack Markell joined DNREC Secretary David Small, Division of Fish and Wildlife Director David Saveikis, State Rep. David Wilson, DNREC conservation partners and shooting sports enthusiasts to dedicate a formerly privately-owned shooting sports range and conservation education center near Greenwood as the Owens Station Shooting Sports & Hunter Education Center, downstate Delaware’s first and only state-owned public shooting sports range. Developed over a period of about 30 years by former owner Bill Wolter, the 104-acre property was purchased by the state late last year... Read more →


Prosecutors: Beheading Suspect Should Have Been Jailed Longer

by Mary Kreiter/International Business Times posted with permission Prosecutors say the suspect who allegedly beheaded a co-worker at a Moore, Oklahoma, food processing plant should have been in prison longer. Alton Alexander Nolen, 30, had served just two years of a six-year drug sentence. Nolen was expected to be charged Monday with murder for Friday's incident at Vaughan Foods. Oklahoma County District Attorney David… Read more →


Chocolate: The Exhibition Opens Oct. 11

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A unique tropical tree. A seed so A cacao tree with fruit pods in various stages of ripening. Taken on the Big Island (Hawaii) in the botanical gardens. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) precious it was used as money. A spicy drink and a sweet snack. A multi-billion-dollar worldwide business. Indulge in the sumptuous world of chocolate starting Saturday, Oct. 11, when Chocolate: The Exhibition, presented by Mars Chocolate North America, opens at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Chocolate traces the intriguing story of this "food of the gods" from its origin as a... Read more →


NEW JERSEY: $1M Powerball ticket set to expire

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Time is running out for the person holding an unclaimed Powerball lottery ticket bought in New Jersey that is worth $1 million. The ticket for the Oct. 23, 2013 drawing was purchased at Kwik Farms on Shrewsbury Avenue in Tinton Falls. The winning ticket matched these five numbers: 03, 23, 31, 34… Related articles Winning $190 million Mega Millions ticket sold at Monmouth County mart What Pa., N.J. won in Powerball, Mega Millions Are you holding a $1,000,000 winning Powerball ticket? Read more →


CRIME ALERT:

ACME MARKETS WARN CUSTOMERS OF POSSIBLE DATA BREACH;MONITOR YOUR CREDIT CARD

Press release September 29,2014 BOISE, ID – September 29, 2014 – AB Acquisition LLC, which operates Albertsons stores under Albertson’s LLC and ACME Markets, Jewel-Osco, and Shaw’s and Star Markets under New Albertson’s, Inc., recently was notified by its third party IT services provider SUPERVALU of a separate, more recent, attempted criminal intrusion seeking to obtain payment card information used in some of its stores. The Company has been informed that different malware was used in this recently discovered incident than was used in the incident previously announced on August 14, 2014. The investigations into both this incident and the earlier... Read more →


Philly Police Officer Assaults Partner During Lovers' Quarrel: Sources | NBC 10 Philadelphia

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 • Updated at 10:30 PM EDT Lieutenant John Stanford told NBC10 the two unidentified 18th district officers got into an argument Friday near police headquarters while they were both on-duty and in uniform. The argument ultimately escalated into a fight. Sources tell NBC10 the two officers were having an affair and the alleged assault is being investigated as a possible domestic dispute. According to investigators, the female officer, who has worked in the department for nearly 20 years, suffered facial injuries, including fractures and bruising, and was treated at a local hospital. They have not yet revealed... Read more →


TRAVEL ALERT:

Paving on I-76/Route 42 will require overnight lane closures

press release 5PM September 29, 2014 re (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a series of overnight lane closures this week to mill and pave portions of I-76 westbound/Route 42 northbound, which include closing lanes on I-295, as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Mt. Ephraim, and Gloucester City, Camden County. Monday At 8 p.m. tonight, Monday, September 29 through approximately 5 a.m. Tuesday, September 30, NJDOT's contractor, PKF Mark III, will be closing several lanes to mill and pave I-76 westbound/Route 42 northbound, and to remove beams from the Creek Road Bridge. The following... Read more →


Winkelspecht Named G-MAC Player of the Week

ELKINS, WV (09/29/2014)(readMedia)-- Davis & Elkins senior goalkeeper Ashley Winkelspecht was named the Great Midwest Athletic Conference Women's Soccer Athlete of the Week following her season opening performance against No. 12 California (Pa.) where she held the team scoreless through 110 minutes. Winkelspecht made six saves in the 110 minutes played as the defending conference champions opened the season. Winkelspecht, a resident of Williamstown, N.J., is the daughter of Barbara Winkelspecht and Michael Winkelspecht, both of Williamstown, N.J. Related to the Presbyterian Church (USA), Davis & Elkins College is located in Elkins, 2 hours east of Charleston, 3 hours south of... Read more →


Obituary: Rosemary K. Jefferson, age 49 of Gloucester City

On September 27, 2014. Age 49. Of Gloucester City. Survived by her children, Barbara Anne Jefferson, Deanna Scoleri (Dominic) and Richard Mays; her grandchildren Brandon, Emily, Savannah and Emma and many brothers and sisters. Predeceased by her parents Gerald Jefferson and Hilda Jefferson. Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Thursday evening, October 2nd, 2014 from 6 to 7:30 PM at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Catholic funeral service 7:30 PM in the funeral home. Cremation will be private. Memorial donations may be made to Rosemary K. Jefferson Memorial Fund: P.O. Box 358, Gloucester City,... Read more →


Obituary: Rose V. Breen, age 83, of Glendora, formerly of South Philadelphia

(June 10, 1931 - September 27, 2014) Rose V. Breen (nee Gerace), on September 27, 2014, of Glendora, formerly of South Philadelphia. Age 83. Beloved wife of Harry J. Breen of 54 years. Devoted mother of Nicholas Breen, DMD (Kathlyn), Joan Janosko (Andrew), James Breen (Laura), and Joseph Breen (Lori). Loving grandmom of Kevin, Brittany, Nicholas, Jr., Sean, Megan, Danielle, Ryan, Brianna, Gabriella, Jessica, Angelina, and Alexis. Dear sister of Marie Heffernan (the late Joseph) and the late Dolores Insalaco. Sister-in-law of Vincent Insalaco. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Rose’s hospitality was unparalleled and her family was the center... Read more →


NJ WATCHDOG:

TAKES INVESTIGATION OF LT. GOV. GUADAGNO PENSION PROBE TO APPEALS COURT

By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog The mystery of what happened in a criminal investigation of an alleged $245,000 pension fraud implicating Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno may finally be solved in a New Jersey appeals court. A New Jersey Watchdog reporter is appealing a lower court’s decision to not release three key documents that include the findings of a probe by the attorney general’s Division of Criminal Justice. “In spite of what appears to be a clear case of high-ranking government officials aiding or participating in a pension double-dip scheme, the DCJ closed the investigation without any charges being filed,”... Read more →


NJ News Commons:

Monday, September 29, 2014 Report

Homelessness, Candid Cameras, and State Song(s) September 29, 2014 A LOOK AT HOMELESSNESS IN NEW JERSEY WHYY has an interesting Explainer on the crisis of homelessness in New Jersey. Not all homeless people live "out on the streets," despite what some people might think. In fact, 13,000 of the 13,931 homeless people in NJ either live in hotels or homeless shelters.Listen here to learn out more about the remaining 931, and how Governor Christie plans to tackle homelessness over the next ten years. STOP OR I'LL SHOOT (A PICTURE OF YOUR LICENSE PLATE)! A new Monmouth University/Asbury Park Press poll shows... Read more →


Pitman Police Chief:

Warns Public About Heroin Pills

Photo provided by Pitman Police Department PITMAN NJ--Pitman Police Chief Robert T. Zimmerman released the following statement about a new form of Heroin being distributed in Camden and Gloucester County. HEROIN PILLS In early September, we received information that "Heroin Pills" are the new form of "Heroin" being distributed in Camden and Gloucester County's. Just this morning, the three pills pictured were surrendered to the Pitman Police Department, after being found in the Pitman Community. The pills are a bluish / green in color with specs. Each pill has a capital "M" with a box around it, on one side. And,... Read more →


ISIS Destroys 1300-Year-Old Church, Oldest Islamic Shrine in Iraq

BBC Arabic reports that the terrorists of the Islamic State, in full control of the Iraqi city of Tikrit, have destroyed two of its most ancient religious sites: the 1300-year-old Assyrian Green Church and the ancient Forty Shrine mosque. According to the Assyrian International News Agency, which translated the BBC's Arabic-language report, Islamic State terrorists surrounded both buildings with explosives and completely leveled them. The Assyrian Green Church is believed to have been built in 700 A.D. and was considered among the most elaborate and beautiful ancient Christian sites in Iraq. The Church, AINA notes, had been condemned to destruction in... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: New Jersey's Unfunded Retiree Benefits Will Cost Each Household $30,000

Thomas J. Healey, chairman of the New Jersey Pension and Health Benefit Study Commission. A statistic that is likely to become a favorite at Gov. Chris Christie's town hall meetings comes courtesy of the New Jersey Pension and Health Benefit Study Commission, which yesterday reported that "each of the state's 3.2 million households would have to… Read more →


Mrs. Rhoda Ann Haggard of Bellmawr age 85

(November 11, 1928 - September 28, 2014) Rhoda Ann Haggard (nee Gray), on September 28, 2014, of Bellmawr. Age 85. Beloved wife of the late Hollis W. Haggard. Devoted mother of Rhoda Ann Wus (Michael), Jean Rose Jabs (Frederick “Joe”) Eddie Truszkowski, and the late George Walter Heller, Jr. Loving grandmother of Joseph Jabs, Lorie Wus, Sherie Samony, Lisa Wus, George Michael Heller, Danielle Williams, Melissa Fazio, and Michael Wus, Jr. Great grandmother of Sean Wus, Ian Sickel, Olivia, Leila and Alexa Williams, George, Giovanna, Grayson, and Grant Heller, Krya, Gillian, and Shannon Samony, Samantha and Liam Jabs, Anthony, Vinny and... Read more →


Illegal Alien with Two Kilos of Heroin Sentenced to 10 Years, But Could Be Out in Three Months

A Colombian national who was arrested at his son's Edgewater home with two kilos of heroin after sneaking back into the country was sentenced to 10 years in state prison - after which he'll again be deported - as part of a plea deal. Presiding Superior Court Judge Liliana DeAvila-Silebi said the fact that the 50-year-old… Related articles Heroin trafficker could face deportation months into 10-year prison term, report says 'Love & Hip Hop' Star Rashidah Ali Narrowly Escapes Being Sent To Prison Drug 'queen' faces charges in Mexico Read more →


Help Local Center Receive a $1,000 Grant from Sylvan Learning | cnbnews.net

Sylvan Learning (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Help Local Marlton PTAs Receive a $1,000 Grant from Sylvan Learning Visit Facebook.com/SylvanLearning to take the Chief Education Officer Pledge Marlton, NJ (Grassroots Newswire) September 24, 2014 - As a proud supporter of National PTA, Sylvan Learning of Marlton is encouraging all parents to commit to be the best Chief Education Officers (CEO) they can be this school year by taking the Sylvan Learning CEO Pledge on Facebook (www.Facebook.com/SylvanLearning). Sylvan Learning of Marlton and PTA are both committed to encouraging parents to play an active role in their child’s education and inspiring them to take on... Read more →


Pennsylvania Authorities:

Focus Search for Eric Frein around Price Township near State Forest

PRICE TOWNSHIP, Pa. —The manhunt for Eric Frein appears to have narrowed to a wooded area bordering a state forest, where residents have once again been advised to stay home as troopers patrol on foot and helicopters circle overhead. Police presence that intensified Saturday afternoon escalated Sunday in a rural neighborhood here, where residents live on… Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Pricey Plane to Keep

Volume XIX No.39: September 25, 2014 TAXPAYERS FOR COMMON SENSE The Pentagon’s fancy new fighter, the F-35, is on pace to be the most expensive weapon acquisition in history. Not surprisingly, we keep an eye on the F-35 because of its eye-popping price tag. So we were appalled with a request from the Pentagon at the beginning of this month to shift funds from the so-called Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) fund, which is supposed to be for direct warfighting costs, to instead accelerate the purchase of eight F-35s, which considering they aren’t operational yet, aren’t doing any warfighting. Luckily, the House... Read more →


S. Alice Wagner Succumbs, age 78, Active in Many Bellmawr Organizations

S. Alice Wagner (nee Hauer), on September 26, 2014, of Bellmawr. Age 78. Beloved wife of 55 years of Kenneth L. Wagner, Sr. Devoted mother of Kenneth L. Wagner, Jr., Susan A. Gibson (Michael) and Lori A. Sherwood (Dennis). Loving grandmom of Ashlie Wagner and Lauren and Lindsay Sherwood. Dear sister of Barbara Binkley, Alfred Hauer (Jean), Gerri Corbo (Gene), Beverly Race (David), Russell Hauer (Marie) and the late Helene Bernstein, Charles Hauer and Constance Laskey. Beloved friend of Olga Baptiste. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Wagner was a member of Bellmawr Park Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary and... Read more →


LETTERS: New Push for Common Core in Catholic schools

September 26, 2014 Dear friend, I think you'll be shocked to know what one Cardinal Newman Society leader received in his email… An employee of the Council for a Strong America (CSA) accidentally sent our K-12 Education director a request to help advocate for the Common Core in Catholic schools. It turns out that CSA was given $1.7 million by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to push the Common Core. Now they are attempting to recruit about 50 Catholic leaders to its cause, including Catholic school superintendents in a dozen states and even officials of the National Catholic Educational Association... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS SCENE: It’s time to prepare for winter driving, says PIANJ

TRENTON, NJ – Winter is still weeks away, but now is the time to start preparing. With the cold weather comes the need to be extra careful on the road. Winter dangers, including snow and ice on roads, and reduced visibility from winter precipitation, make it important for drivers to prepare and focus to prevent accidents. The Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey reminds motorists that driving carefully in winter weather will help them arrive at their destinations safely, and keep their car insurance rates down, too. Being prepared is smart protection for drivers, their loved ones and others on the... Read more →


THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: And they call this Progress!

Article submitted by Bonnie Flegler By today's standards, none of us were supposed to ever make it past High School. HIGH SCHOOL -- 1957 vs. 2013 Scenario 1: Jack goes quail hunting before school and then pulls into the school parking lot with his shotgun in his truck's gun rack. 1957 - Vice Principal comes over, looks at Jack's shotgun, goes to his car and gets his shotgun to show Jack. 2013 - School goes into lock down, FBI called, Jack hauled off to jail and never sees his truck or gun again. Counselors called in for traumatized students and teachers.... Read more →


Obituary: James "Mooney" L. Spencer, Gloucester City

Surrounded by his loving family, James passed away peacefully at home on September 21, 2014 at the age of 82. Loving husband of 57 years to Jane L. Spencer (nee Swindell). Loving father of James Spencer (Sue), Patricia Grieski (late Jay), John Spencer (Gina) and Robert Spencer (Kim). Cherished grandfather of James, Jr., Lynda, Felicia, Damien, Gabrielle and Joshua and great grandfather of 6. Beloved son of the late Joseph and Catherine Spencer. Predeceased by his brothers William, John (late Mary), Joseph (late Ann), Daniel (surv. Marie) and Matthew Spencer (surv. Jackie). Also survived by his lifelong friends Henry Murphy and... Read more →


Bullying Expert, Esther Williams, to Speak at Y.A.L.E. School

Private School Hosts Program to Help Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Prevent Bullying Cherry Hill, NJ – Y.A.L.E School, a state-approved private school for students with autism spectrum disorders in Cherry Hill New Jersey, will host a free workshop for parents. Bullying expert, author, and speaker Esther Williams, will present strategies to help teachers and caregivers coach children with autism and other disabilities in proactive bullying awareness and prevention. Williams will discuss ways to foster compassion and respect, and how to empower bystanders to take action when they notice someone with a disability being bullied. Parents will learn what... Read more →


SPORTS: Philadelphia Eagles Blow Big Lead; A Look at Sunday's NFL Games

The Philadelphia Eagles got a taste of their own medicine. After three weeks of uplifting rallies to victory, the Eagles lost for the first time, blowing a lead in a 26-21 defeat to the 49ers. San Francisco's Frank Gore caught a career-best 55-yard touchdown and ran for 119 yards in his first 100-yard game this year. … Related articles 49ers rally past Eagles in second half Read more →


Maryland Natural Resources Police Charges Two Pennsylvania Hunters with Baiting Deer

CNB HUNTING/FISHING NEWS: MARYLAND (September 26, 2014)--Two Pennsylvania men were charged today with illegal deer hunting on state land in Washington County, the Maryland Natural Resources Police reported. Michael Allen Wood, 52, of Fort Loudon, and Paul Eugene Carmack, 54, of Greencastle, were charged with hunting deer with the aid of bait at Indian Springs Wildlife Management Area. Acting on a tip, an officer yesterday found tree stands and ground blinds near piles of apples, shelled corn and three mineral blocks—all considered means of baiting wildlife. When the officer returned to the site this morning, he found Wood hunting with a... Read more →


SENATOR DONALD NORCROSS EXTENDS HIS CONDOLENCES TO THE SHERIDAN FAMILY

Press release September 28,2014 (AUDUBON) - Senator Donald Norcross has issued the following statement of condolence to the Sheridan family upon the loss of Cooper CEO John Sheridan and his wife Joyce: “My deepest condolences go out to John and Joyce Sheridan's family in this time of their terrible loss. John represented the very best of South Jersey. As the CEO of Cooper Hospital, he was a fierce advocate for health care and the City of Camden. Just last week, he was discussing his vision to improve the quality of life for city residents. We allhave been dealt a serious blow.” Read more →


Cooper University Health Care CEO, John P. Sheridan, Jr. and his wife, Joyce Die

Press release September 28, 2014 “A True Gentleman and Outstanding Leader,” Say Cooper Leaders John P. Sheridan, Jr. The executive leadership of Cooper University Health Care is saddened to announce the death of Cooper Health System President and CEO, John P. Sheridan, Jr. and his wife, Joyce. Mr. Sheridan was remembered as “a true gentleman and outstanding leader” by George E. Norcross, III, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Cooper Health System, and Adrienne Kirby, PhD, the President and CEO of Cooper University Health Care. Mr. Sheridan had served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Cooper... Read more →


49ers rally past Eagles in second half

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The 49ers didn't have a first-half lead to blow this time, and in a successful twist, they produced a second-half comeback Sunday to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 26-21 at Levi's Stadium. Staunch defense and a Frank Gore-led rushing attack re-emerged as the 49ers' successful staples under coach Jim Harbaugh, who again avoided… Read more →


Cooper Health System CEO and wife killed

Cooper Health System President and CEO John P. Sheridan Jr. and his wife died without an immediately announced cause Sunday morning. The health system issued a news release on the deaths Sunday morning of Sheridan Jr. and his wife, Joyce, but did not give a cause. A spokeswoman did not respond to questions. Campaign finance contribution records list Sheridan Jr.’s address on Meadow Run Drive in the Skillman section of Montgomery Township. Two people died overnight in a house fire on Meadow Run Drive, according to a report from NJ.com. A spokesman for the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office told the website... Read more →


CNBNews Comics:

JEROME by Dave Wolfe

Vol. I No. 14 (September 28, 2014) Editors Note: Every Sunday evening at 7 pm we will post a weekly comic strip 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) Related articles JEROME by Dave Wolfe CNBNews Comics: JEROME by Dave Wolfe CNBNews Comics: JEROME by Dave Wolfe CNBNews Comics: JEROME by Dave Wolfe CNBNews Comics: JEROME by Dave Wolfe Read more →


DEP’S ILLEGAL DUMPING CRACKDOWN YIELDS 20 CHARGES, NEARLY $480,000 IN FINES

ILLEGAL DUMPING AREA OFF THE NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE, FACING MANHATTAN ACROSS THE HUDSON RIVER.(Photo credit: Wikipedia) TRENTON – Six months after the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) launched a crackdown on illegal dumping on state parks and recreational lands, the initiative has yielded enforcement actions against 20 people, nearly $30,000 in court-ordered fines and more than $450,000 in pending fines, Commissioner Bob Martin announced today. Recent charges in DEP’s “Don’t Waste Our Open Space” crackdown include charges for the first illegal dumping event caught on hidden camera, at the Duck Island section of D&R Canal State Park, and for large illegal... Read more →