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September 2014

Rev. Edward C. Schmidt, Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, Runnemede Fire Dept. Chaplain

Edward C. Schmidt (December 2, 1941 - September 22, 2014) The Reverend Edward C. Schmidt, on September 22, 2014, of Deptford, formerly of Runnemede. Age 72. Beloved husband of 50 years of Patricia A. (nee Taylor). Devoted father of Marc A. and his wife Michelle. Loving grandfather of Tyler, Sherry, Selena and Marc E. Schmidt. Dear brother of Dorothy Shields of Deptford, NJ and Karen Schmidt of Charlottesville, VA. Rev. Schmidt was pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Runnemede for 20 years. When he semi-retired he became the interim pastor of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Springfield, NJ, Good Shepherd Lutheran... Read more →

Robert J. DiGennaro West Deptford Twp Teacher

Robert J. DiGennaro, age 62, passed away peacefully on September 16, 2014. Legacy Bob was born and raised in Woodbury. His passion was educating and sharing life’s purpose and accomplished that as a Teacher in West Deptford Twp. Bob was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the United States Poet’s Society. Bob will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. Family Robert was predeceased by his loving parents Gabriel and Elizabeth (nee Valerio). Survived by his dear brother Kenneth and many relatives. Farewell Ceremony Graveside service on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 1:00 pm at... Read more →

Mr. Frank W. Acito, Sr. age 82, of West Deptford

Frank W. Acito, Sr. age 82, of West Deptford, NJ passed away on September 21, 2014 peacefully at home. Legacy Frank was a loving gentleman who always saw the positive in others and had an encouraging word. As soon as others met Frank, they liked him; when they got to know him, they loved him. He saw beauty in nature around him, spent many days sailing, which was his true passion, creating boat models and being a member of the Philadelphia Model Boat Club. Born in Philadelphia, PA, Frank was a resident of Thorofare for the past 26 years. He... Read more →

Nicholas "Nick" Abate, Owner of Abate Real Estate, Movie Actor, Camden Catholic HS Alumnus

Nick Abate, passed away at the age of 80, he was born in Camden, NJ. He attended Camden Catholic High School, class of “53” and resided in Gloucester County since 1959. Nick was the owner and broker of Abate Association Real Estate, he was also the former director of Gloucester County Board of Realtors. At that time he resided in Woodbury Heights, where he became chairman of zoning board and also chairman of Bicentennial Committee. He coached baseball and football for the town as well. When Nick retired from real estate he entered the world of entertainment, he was on... Read more →

Mildred M. Panetta Pflugfelder of Runnemede

Mildred M. Panetta Pflugfelder (December 28, 1931 - September 21, 2014) Mildred M. Panetta Pflugfelder, on September 21, 2014, of Runnemede. Age 82. Beloved mother of Kurt Pflugfelder (Lisa) and the late Michael Pflugfelder. Loving grandmother of Kurt, Jennifer, Michael and Shannon and great grandmother of Kyler. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Mildred was a member of St. Maria Goretti RC Church in Runnemede and the Runnemede Seniors. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Memorial Service 1pm Thursday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Interment private. Family requests in lieu of flowers donations be made in Mildred’s memory... Read more →

Hatsumi Harada, age 99, of Bellmawr

(January 1, 1915 - September 23, 2014) Hatsumi “Sue” Harada (nee Tachiyama), on September 23, 2014, of Bellmawr, formerly of Center City Philadelphia. Age 99. Beloved wife of the late Masaru Harada. Devoted mother of George (Stella), Arthur, Stanley and Henry (Dorothy). Loving grandmom of ten grandchildren, five great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Mrs. Harada was a member of the Bellmawr Seniors and the Philadelphia JACL. Service and interment are private at the request of the family. Family and friends may share memories Related articles Raymond J. DeMarco, of Bellmawr, World War II Army Veteran, Retired Printer... Read more →

Joseph A. Keown, IV, age 51 of Gloucester City

Surrounded by his loving family, on September 22, 2014. Age 51. Of Gloucester City. Loving husband of Donna L. Keown (nee McMullin). Loving father of Kenny Gray (Liz), Charlie Vitello, Eric Gray (Stephanie), Tina Vitello and Jesse Gray. Cherished son of Joseph A. Keown, III and Barry A. Wassinger. Loving grandfather of 8. Predeceased by his sister Dawn Keown Borrelli. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. At the request of family, funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Animal Welfare Association: 509 Centennial Blvd, Voorhees Township, NJ 08043 or to Seeds... Read more →

Michael W. Daley, Sr. age 63 of Gloucester City

Suddenly, On September 20, 2014. Age 63. Of Gloucester City. Beloved Son of the late Edward Daley, Jr. and Ida M. Yourison (nee Hagan). Loving and Cherished husband of 44 years to the late Frances Ann Daley – Eckerle. Devoted father of Michael W. Daley, Jr. (Marie), Mark E. Daley, Robert A. Daley and William J. Daley (Ann). Loving Grandfather of Eric, Cassie, Elizabeth, Ashley, Jesse, Michael W. Daley, III; Amber, Robert, Jr; Daniel, Mary and Logan. Beloved great-grandfather of Connor and Olivia. Dear brother of James (Patricia) Daley, Joan (Ed) Reagan, Donna (Bob) Williams, Bob “Snap” Yourison (Jo Ann)... Read more →

Obituary: Joseph M. Prota, age 59 of Williamstown

On September 18, 2014. After a long illness and in the loving and devoted care of his wife, Lesa M. (nee Dottoli) who has been together since 1999. Beloved brother of Robert Prota (Sandra) and Christina Cortopassi (Paul). Cherished step-father of Kristen Mickle (Jeff) and Joseph DiSilvestro. Loving Son-In-Law of Carmen Dottoli and Betty Lovenduski. Dear Brother-In-Law of Brenda Scott (Walt), Carmen Dottoli, II and Steven Dottoli (Carmella). Joe was born in Staten Island, NY and was a resident of Williamstown since 2004. He worked from 1984-2004 with PATCO doing track maintenance and has been with the DRPA from 2004... Read more →

GTPD Community Advisory: Police investigating possible home invasion on York Terrace

1pm press release The Gloucester Township Police is investigating a possible home invasion on York Terrace. Several schools were placed on lock out for precautionary reasons. They are no longer in a lock out. Police activity remains in the area. Address/Location Gloucester Township Police Department 1261 Chews Landing Road Clementon, NJ 08021 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-228-4500 Related articles Body Identified, Missing Woman from Gloucester Township | Little Gloucester Road Construction to Begin Monday | Clementon Man Charged With Criminal Attempted Murder in Gloucester Township Gloucester Township Police Issues Missing Person Alert for Carol Reiff | Gloucester... Read more →

FBI FILES: Billie Austin Bryant

Billie Austin Bryant On November 3, 1969, at 9:30 a.m., Judge Gerhard Gesell told Billie Austin Bryant that he “would die in jail, but at the time God so appoints.” A jury in Washington, D.C., had found Bryant guilty of two counts of first degree murder in the brutal slaying of two FBI agents. The jury had been unable to agree on a sentence, and this responsibility was placed on the U.S. District Court judge. On August 23, 1968, Bryant had escaped from the District of Columbia Department of Corrections Reformatory at Lorton, Virginia, by crashing an automobile through a... Read more →

Three People Charged for Center City Attack

Press release By Tashaj4 PHILADELPHIA PA--September 23, 2014: The District Attorney’s Office has approved arrest warrants in connection with the assault of a gay couple on the 1600 block of Chancellor Street in Philadelphia on September 11, 2014. The individuals to be charged are 24-year-old Philip Williams, 26-year-old Kevin Harrigan, and 24-year-old Katherine Knott. All three defendants are from Bucks County. Each will be charged with two (2) counts of Aggravated Assault, two (2) counts of Simple Assault, two (2) counts of Recklessly Endangering Another Person (REAP), and one (1) count of Criminal Conspiracy. Once charged the defendants will be... Read more →

A Nine Hour SWAT Incident in West Deptford Ends with a Suicide

Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office press release Sept. 23,2014 A methodical, nine-hour effort by Gloucester County's Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) unit began with a gunshot inside a West Deptford Township NJ townhouse shortly before 2 p.m. on Monday (9/22). After repeated attempts to communicate with the shooter, detect his location with mobile robotic units inside the two-story and basement dwelling and deployment of irritant gas to force him out of the residence, a SWAT team entered the structure and found his body in a basement closet at 11:24 p.m. The actions taken by SWAT to end a standoff were "a... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing News: DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter Sept. 9-15

DOVER (Sept. 19, 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 Division of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Natural Resources Police officers between Sept. 9-15 made 765 contacts with anglers, hunters, boaters and the general public, including 74 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks. Agents responded to 29 complaints and issued 19 citations. This week, with an expanded Fish and Wildlife Enforcement presence continuing to be deployed as a deterrent, no citations were issued at the C&D Canal... Read more →

27 arrested in statewide insurance fraud sweep

press release September 22, 2014 HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of 27 individuals across the Commonwealth for a variety of unrelated insurance fraud offenses. The recent sweep was the result of investigations by the Office of Attorney General's Insurance Fraud Section, the largest law enforcement entity in Pennsylvania with specific authority to investigate and prosecute such crimes. "Insurance fraud is one of the most costly white-collar crimes in America today, with estimated losses in the billions of dollars annually," Attorney General Kane said. "This sweep demonstrates the severe penalties for committing these crimes, which... Read more →

DoD Official: Successful Syrian Strikes Only the Beginning...God Bless Our Troops

press release September 23, 2014 By Cheryl Pellerin DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 – Successful U.S. military and partner nation strikes last night against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL, were only the beginning of the fight to degrade and defeat the brutal terrorist group, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Adm. John Kirby said today. Army Lt. Gen. William C. Mayville Jr., director of operations for the Joint Staff, describes the airstrikes U.S. and coalition forces conducted on ISIL targets in Syria and Iraq during a press briefing at the Pentagon, Sept. 23,... Read more →


press release John G. Rowland Credit Jessica Hill/Associated Press A federal jury in New Haven has found former governor JOHN G. ROWLAND guilty of all seven counts of an indictment related to his efforts to conceal the extent of his involvement in two federal election campaigns. The trial began on September 3 and the jury returned its verdict this afternoon. ROWLAND, 57, of Middlebury, served as governor of Connecticut from 1995 to 2004, and in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1985 to 1991. According to evidence introduced during the trial, in approximately October 2009, ROWLAND devised a scheme to... Read more →

LeadingAge NJ CEO Calls for Continuum of Care for Garden State’s Growing Senior Population

Michele Kent Provides Perspective on Long-Term Care at Panel NJ Spotlight Conference Trenton, NJ- September 22, 2014- This month, LeadingAge New Jersey’s President and CEO Michele Kent presented at the NJ Spotlight Conference entitled “The Future of Long-Term Care in New Jersey.” Kent was a featured panelist on the topic of “Future of Nursing Homes & Palliative Care.” “Thanks to the many improvements in technology, in medicine, and in payment structure, many seniors may never have to enter a nursing home,” stated Kent. “This has fueled the development and exponential expansion of Home & Community Based Services (HCBS). These changes,... Read more →

Philadelphia Man Arrested at Deptford Mall for Attempting to Sell One Kilogram of Cocaine

TRENTON –Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced today that a Philadelphia man was arrested without incident on Saturday morning in the parking lot of the Deptford Mall in Gloucester County for allegedly possessing a kilogram of cocaine, worth about $40,000, that was intended for sale in Atlantic City. Eduardo Colon-Lopez, 36, was arrested by law enforcement members assigned to the Atlantic City Task Force (ACTF), which is comprised of investigators from state, county and municipal agencies. He was charged with first-degree cocaine possession and first-degree drug possession with intent to distribute cocaine. Atlantic County Superior Court Judge Mark Sandson... Read more →

Survey: Job Seekers Say A Paycheck Is More Important Than Health Care

(NewsUSA) - The recent government shutdown inconvenienced many Americans -- from federal workers, to tourists -- but how did it impact those looking for work? The health care debate was among the main catalysts for the shutdown, with both parties claiming to be the voice of the public, but has the voice of the job seeker been drowned out as a result? A new national poll asked those very questions to find out what was more important to job seekers -- a paycheck or health insurance. The result? The majority of unemployed Americans (77 percent) would apparently take the job,... Read more →

Brooklawn Board President Available To Meet With Residents /

Bruce Darrow, President of the Brooklawn Board of Education, will be available to meet informally with residents who wish to discuss the debt service tax error and related issues in the school library from 6:30-9:00 on the following dates: September 10 September 17 September 24 Residents interested in discussing this matter or asking additional questions are encouraged to stop by on one of these dates. Related articles An Open Letter to Brooklawn Residents Brooklawn School Board President Discusses the Proposed $1.8 Million Bond Referendum No School Tax Increase for Brooklawn Residents; No School Tax Increase in 10 Years Read more →

State Appeals Court Affirms Conviction in Woodbury Heights Child Sex Assault Case

September 22, 2104 press release WOODBURY NJ--The September 20,2012 sexual assault conviction of Victor E. Albarracin (DOB 8/29/79), of Pennsauken, that resulted in a seven-year state prison sentence was affirmed today by a state appeals court. Albarracin was found guilty in a trial of improperly touching a 12-year-old girl in his former Woodbury Heights apartment on July 10, 2007. The appellate judge rejected defense arguments that the testimony of the victim’s sisters should not have been permitted; that the trial judge should have instructed the jury about the defense of intoxication; that one of the victim’s sisters was allowed to... Read more →

Armed Robbery in Arborwood Condos; Suspect Apprehended

press release September 22, 2014 On Saturday September 2, 2014 at 12:40 am Lindenwold Police were dispatched to the 2800 building of Arborwood Condos (511 E.Gibbsboro Road Lindenwold, NJ) for a report of an armed robbery. On arrival the Victim, a 46 yr old black male, stated the incident happened at 12:25 am as he was leaving his apartment. He was walking to his delivery truck when he was approached by tall thin black male with a handgun. The male put the gun to the Victim head and demanded he turn over everything he had. The Victim surrendered his cell... Read more →

Pa. House passes $2-per-pack Philly cigarette tax on to Senate — NewsWorks

In a 114-84 vote, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Monday once again approved the $2-per-pack Philadelphia cigarette tax for city schools. The measure could get a vote in the Senate as soon as Wednesday. Gov. Tom Corbett has pledged to sign the bill upon passage. The Philadelphia School District is counting on the cigarette tax to generate $49 million this fiscal year to avoid a slate of more than 1,000 layoffs that district officials warn would turn schools into "empty shells." In order to generate this revenue, the district says collections must begin by Oct. 1. House Majority Leader Mike... Read more →


Attempted Abduction in Haddonfield

Monday, September 22, 2014

press release September 22, 2014 HADDONFIELD NJ--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Haddonfield Police Chief Ted Stuessy reported an attempted abduction in the borough last week. Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who is alleged to have attempted to abduct a teenage female as she walked home from work. The incident took place at 10:30 p.m. on September 18 in front of 80 Tanner Street in Haddonfield. A man in a silver or gray sedan asked the female her name and when she ignored him he exited his vehicle and grabbed her. The female resisted... Read more →

FBI HISTORY FILES: Gerhard Authur Puff

Gerhard Arthur Puff Gerhard Arthur Puff took his first steps toward a life of crime at the age of 20 when, in his home city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he was arrested on June 21, 1934 and convicted on a charge of disorderly conduct. Seven years earlier he had come to the United States from his native Dresden, Germany, and only the previous month he had been admitted to U.S. citizenship through the naturalization of his father. Puff’s next conviction occurred a year later for stealing domestic animals. On August 22, 1935, he was sentenced to serve three concurrent terms of... Read more →

New Jersey Has Seen 1200 Sovereign Citizen Court Cases In The Last Year Alone |

An article on takes a hard look at an influx of "sovereign citizen" cases that are currently clogging the courtrooms. The sovereign citizen movement, named by federal agencies as one of the fastest-growing domestic terror threats, has landed in New Jersey at full speed, taking the state judicial system by a storm. Law enforcement and… Related articles Wisconsin Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Public Employees in Winslow and Voorhees Shouldn't Obama Bomb a Domestic Terrorist Outfit Allegedly More Dangerous than Islamist Jihadis? W. VA Says Sovereign Citizen Movement Their '#1 Threat' Sovereign citizens seen as top terrorist threat by... Read more →

Affordable Care Act Tools and Payment Models Deliver $372 Million in Savings, Improve Care

HOUSTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) this week issued quality and financial performance results showing that Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) have improved patient care and produced hundreds of millions of dollars in savings for the program. In addition to providing more Americans with access to quality, affordable health care, the Affordable Care Act encourages doctors, hospitals and other health care providers to work together to better coordinate care and keep people healthy rather than treat them when they are sick, which also helps to reduce health care costs. ACOs are one example... Read more →

Bicylce Thefts Top Gloucester City Police Dept. Crime Report for the period of Sept. 13th to 19th

Gloucester City CRIME REPORT September 13th. – September 19th. September 13 (3:48 pm) A resident of the 800 block of Bertwood Avenue reported his bicycle was stolen sometime during the day from the side of his residence. September 13 (12:48 pm) A resident of the 200 block of Morris Street reported sometime overnight a bicycle was stolen from the rear yard of the residence. September 13 (10:40 am) A resident from the unit block of S. Sussex Street reported sometime overnight, two bicycles were stolen from the rear yard of the residence. September 14 (2:00 pm) A resident of the... Read more →


TAXPAYERS FOR COMMON SENSE Volume XVI No.38: September 19, 2014 As the first major Atlantic hurricane Eduardo formed this week, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was brewing up its own storm. Behind closed doors and with little public input, FEMA changed the rules this summer for a number of its programs designed to protect people from the harm of future disasters. Changes that will put lives, property, and taxpayer dollars at risk. Floods are horrific events. Even when people escape, fast moving flood waters can decimate an entire town. And the slow creeping floods where water filled with soil... Read more →

ISIS May Be Targeting Pope, Security Increased

By Tom Porter Security has been stepped up at the Vatican, after an intercepted communication indicated Islamist radicals planned to strike at the heart of the Roman Catholic Church. The Italian foreign security service revealed the details of a communication between two Arabic speakers that referred to a “demonstrative act, Wednesday, at the Vatican” and was… Read more →

Newspaper Guild Talks With Time Inc. Break Down Over Extreme Demands

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After months of negotiations between the Newspaper Guild and Time Inc. (NYSE: TIME) on a new contract for more than 200 newsroom employees, talks broke down on Wednesday as management claimed they were at impasse after delivering a "last, best, and final" offer that would enable the company to send dozens of editorial jobs overseas, further consolidate editorial functions across its magazines and end healthcare benefits for retirees. "Time Inc.'s proposal to hollow out its own company is simply not acceptable. Management wants the ability to send 160 editorial jobs overseas, which would... Read more →

SURVEY: Some Teens Think Life Would Be Better Without Social Media

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grappling with low self-esteem during the "awkward years" is nothing new, but today's teens have to do it in parallel worlds – online and offline. With the new school year underway, a particularly vulnerable time for teens, a new Teen Confidence survey conducted by Kelton and commissioned by the makers of Invisalign Teen® clear aligners indicates struggles with appearance add to the angst teens feel, which is magnified in this age of social media. "Social media complicates life for teens. They need help figuring out this new stage of life, but chances... Read more →

Eagles' Kelce injured as O-line completes reshuffle

Jason Kelce left in the third quarter of the Eagles' 37-34 win over the Washington Redskins with an abdominal injury. Jason Peters was ejected in the fourth quarter because of his involvement in a fight. An offensive line that was already decimated lost perhaps its two most valuable pieces. The Eagles scored their final 10 points… Related articles Eagles' Lane Johnson and Jason Kelce give details of $17,747 dinner bill NFL Week 3: Latest Injury Updates for Every Marquee Player Nick Foles hit sparks brawl, ejections Eagles, Redskins brawl after hard hit on Foles Read more →

Eagles deny DeSean Jackson, Redskins, win 37-34

The Eagles raced to the middle of the field in celebration when the clock finally expired, and DeSean Jackson raced to the locker room. In a game that included offensive fireworks, critical injuries and a scuffle that resulted in two high-profile ejections, the Eagles escaped with a 37-34 victory over the Washington Redskins at Lincoln Financial… Read more →

Sunday's National Football League Roundup

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Rookie Jordan Matthews, the receiver who replaced DeSean Jackson in Philadelphia, caught two touchdown passes, and the Eagles beat Jackson and his Washington Redskins 37-34 on Sunday in a nasty game marred by a fourth-quarter brawl. Jackson had his own big play, an 81-yard TD that tied it at 27. But it was… NFL Capsules Read more →

CNBNews Comics:

JEROME by Dave Wolfe

Vol. I No. 13 (September 21, 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 CNBNews Comics: JEROME by Dave Wolfe CNBNews Comics: JEROME by Dave Wolfe CNBNews Comics: JEROME by Dave Wolfe Every year, the same for Orange Alison Bechdel Won a MacArthur Genius... Read more →


(NEWSUSA)- Have you ever wondered how all of those colorful auto dealership promotion pamphlets arrive in the mail at the exact moment you are contemplating a new car purchase? Oddly enough, they are perfectly timed to coincide with your vehicle-buying needs -- and there's a reason behind it. Consider this: In 2012, studies showed that more than 90 percent of consumers began their car search online. This insight, according to Ken Schwartz, founder of InMarketSolution (IMS), a Chicago-based marketing company geared specifically to the auto industry and its potential buyers, provides dealerships with a treasure trove of demographic information. "Consumer... Read more →

GTPD Responds To Two Serious Crashes Overnight 9-20-2014

Gloucester Township Police Media Release: Crash #1: Car vs. Pedestrian - 700 block of Somerdale Road., Case #: 14-39366 On September 20, 2014 at approximately 01:03 AM, Gloucester Township Police responded to Somerdale Road for a pedestrian that was struck by a motor vehicle. Upon arrival officers found a male pedestrian collapsed on a front lawn in the 700 block of Somerdale Rd. suffering from injuries to his head and upper torso. He was taken to Cooper Hospital Trauma Center by ambulance for further evaluation, and was reported to be in critical condition. The driver stopped at the scene, and... Read more →

CNBNEWS ARCHIVES 2008: Homeless People Not Just a Local Problem but a National One Too

CNB ARCHIVES Saturday, September 20, 2008 CNBNEWS Point of View: BY William E. Cleary Sr. At least once a week I receive a Tip or comment about the homeless people sleeping on the porch in broad daylight at a property on North Broadway in Gloucester City. The house is empty, and is up for Sheriff Sale. Posted on the front wall of the building is a sign that reads ‘No Trespassing’. Just today I received this photo from one of our readers. My first article on this subject was written in July after hearing from someone about it. The remarks... Read more →

CNB HUNTING/FISHING NEWS: Conservation Districts to sponsor 2014 poster contest

DOVER (Sept. 17, 2014) – The Kent, New Castle and Sussex Conservation Districts are accepting entries now for their annual conservation poster contest based on the theme, “Dig Deeper: Mysteries in the Soil.” Deadline for entries is Friday, Nov. 7. Posters will be judged in the following grade categories: K-1, 2-3, 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12. First, second and third place winners in each category will receive a cash prize valued at $50, $25 and $15, respectively. Entries also will be accepted from high school students (grades 9-12) in a separate category for computer generated/graphic design posters. The annual conservation poster... Read more →


NEW VIDEO COMPLETED! PLEASE REPOST/ SHARE!: Monday Sept 8, 2014 Matt Sr and I recorded a new video about Little Matt's murder, the $42,000 reward money being offered, and details about the suspect's blue Chevy Impala with NJ Tags. This 7+ minute video starts with the basic details, then goes into full details about the events leading up to Matt's murder on September 28, 2008 in Philadelphia. This video is here on our Who Killed Matt Novak?? (Philadelphia/ South Jersey Areas) Facebook page, as well as our YouTube page here: We would like to thank those who assisted us... Read more →

DNREC Fish and Wildlife announces butcher shops processing Sportsmen Venison Donations

for 2014-15 season DOVER (Sept. 18, 2014) – DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife today announced the list of private butcher shops accepting donated deer for processing for the state’s Sportsmen Against Hunger Program during the 2014-2015 Delaware deer hunting season. All donated venison will be distributed to charitable groups participating in the program. Last year, 21,223 pounds of venison from 645 deer donated by hunters was divided among 31 food pantries and shelters statewide, providing more than 100,000 meals for hungry Delawareans. Since it began in 1992, the Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Sportsmen Against Hunger program has provided... Read more →

PETS ARE THE BEST: Protecting Your Dog from Fleas |

(NewsUSA) - Pet owners love their four-legged friends. In fact, many are considered a part of the family. However, one thing that dog and cat lovers hate are the fleas that ultimately find their way onto their beloved pet and into the home. "Protecting your dog from fleas is an important part of responsible pet care," says Caryn Stichler, vice president of marketing for Sergeant's Pet Care Products. "Fleas cause distress for pets, and can cause a condition called Flea Allergy Dermatitis." Fleas, which can live both inside and outside of the home, can transmit tapeworms to animals, and their... Read more →

Your Place: Necessary to redo attic spray foam after 4 years?

Write text here... Related articles Fire rages at house in East Amwell Township off Route 31 Phony Contractors Indicted for Burglary and Theft @ Your Attic: One Thing to Know Before Installing Spray Foam 7 ways to cut your heating costs this winter Sacramento-area HVAC firms say finding a good technician getting tougher Read more →

CNB SPORTS: Maryland enters Big Ten play on a high note after 34-20 road win over Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Maryland football team's banged-up defense had trouble stopping Syracuse's offense, and its offense did not score after halftime, but the Terps did enough Saturday to beat the Orange, 34-20, at the Carrier Dome and move to 3-1 as it enters Big Ten Conference play. Syracuse (2-1) took an early 3-0 lead on… Related articles Recap: Maryland 34, Syracuse 20 In rematch with powerful USC, Syracuse hopes playing closer to home will make a difference Maryland enters Big Ten play on a high note after 34-20 road win over Syracuse Blog Post: College Football Maryland Terrapins at... Read more →

CNB LOCAL SPORTS: Irish Thump Rams 60-6, Lions Whip Spartans 31-13

UPDATED Gloucester Catholic #33 Anthony Harrold and #77 Jarrett Ziegler (of Gloucester City) CNB photo by Bruce Darrow Camden Catholic (60) at Gloucester Catholic (6) - Football - Camden Catholic walked all over Gloucester Catholic today (Saturday) beating the locals by a Gloucester Catholic #15 Jake Gillis CNB photo by Bruce Darrow score of 60-6 according to the Saturday football report in the South Jersey Times. From the article: Jamal Parker scored on offense, defense and special teams for Camden Catholic in a 60-6 victory over Gloucester Catholic in Gloucester City. Parker's first touchdown came in the opening quarter... Read more →

Mrs. Shirley E. Sabatini of Gloucester City, was a Cook for St. Marys Catholic Nursing Home

On September 20, 2014. Age 62. (nee Spavlik) Of Gloucester City. Loving mother of Joseph Sabatini, III, Jeffery Sabatini, James E. Sabatini and Annmarie Sabatini. Cherished grandmother of Crystal, Kendra, Jeffery J., Alexis, Joseph, Carmine and Jimmy. Cherished great grandmother of Giovanni, Benjamin, Zeonia and Malania. Shirley had over 25 years of service as a cook at St. Mary’s Catholic Nursing Home. She enjoyed trips to the casinos and scratch off lottery tickets. She loved to eat out with her family and friends. Shirley loved and lived for her grandkids and great grandkids. At the request of family, funeral services... Read more →

Bicycle/Pedestrian bridge in Wilmington State Parks’ Brandywine Park Open

WILMINGTON (Sept. 17, 2014) – Almost two months to the day, the “swinging bridge,” part of the bicycle and pedestrian trail network in Wilmington State Parks’ Brandywine Park, has re-opened, following extensive renovations and upgrades. The bridge, which traverses Brandywine Creek, connects the Northern Delaware Greenway Trail and South Park Drive in Wilmington, and is a main artery for commuters who use the trail to walk and bicycle to and from various destinations. “We are excited that the ‘Swinging Bridge’ is back open,” said DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation Director Ray Bivens. ”We expected the renovations to take three... Read more →


Reform measures aimed at altering cash for scrap practices (TRENTON) – Legislation authored by Senator Donald Norcross (D-Camden/Gloucester) aimed at deterring the rampant theft of copper and other base metals plaguing private and public property alike was advanced by the Assembly Regulated Professions Committee today. “Widespread metal theft has caused thousands of dollars of damage to private and public properties throughout the state,” said Senator Norcross. “Our cities and towns, already stretched thin financially due to the country’s dire economic circumstances, are often victims to vandals looking for their next dollar.” According to a report by the National Insurance Crime... Read more →