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September 2014

Alice M. Rinear Longtime Gloucester City Resident and Highland Park Methodist Church Member

In Memory of Alice M. Rinear On September 15, 2014. (nee Davidson) Age 83. Of Gloucester City. Loving wife of 49 years to the late Phillip G. Rinear. Loving mother of Chuck Rinear (Linda Ennis), Garry Rinear, Sr. (Heidi), Janice Marchese (Nick) and the late Sharon Rinear. Cherished grandmother of Garry Rinear, Jr., Kristin Marchese and Lauren Marchese. Dear sister of Jean Fredhoff (William). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Alice was a longtime resident of Gloucester City for 79 years and loved calling Gloucester City her home. She was a longtime member of Highland Park Methodist church where... Read more →


CREW NAMES WISCONSIN'S SCOTT WALKER THE WORST GOVERNOR IN AMERICA

September 04, 2014 Washington, D.C.—CREW’s voters already named Wisconsin’s Scott Walker the Worst Governor in America last year, but the Badger State Republican still found a way to sink lower. As evidence piles up suggesting that the governor and his aides illegally coordinated with outside groups to beat a recall effort, Gov. Walker’s political operation once again finds itself in the crosshairs of a criminal investigation. For apparently failing to learn his lesson after the first time CREW called him out, Gov. Walker earned the title of August’s Scoundrel of the Month. Prosecutors in Wisconsin are investigating whether Gov. Walker... Read more →


Prosecutors Office Obtains Grants for Weather Monitoring Stations to Track Toxic Gas

Paulsboro derailment prompts $150,000 grant Working with the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Protection and a state climatologist, the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office has secured grants totaling $150,000 for weather monitoring stations to track the direction of toxic gas releases from rail accidents like the vinyl chloride leak in a November 2012 derailment in Paulsboro NJ. Knowing which way the wind is blowing and at what speed can be critically important in the event a gas cloud forms over a populated area, GCPO critical infrastructure coordinator Bill Donovan said in a 9/17 presentation about the funding. Vinyl chloride... Read more →


RESTORATION OF OAKWOOD BEACH IN SALEM COUNTY TO BEGIN IN NOVEMBER

PRESS RELEASE TRENTON - Work on restoring a two-mile stretch of severely eroded shoreline along the Delaware River in Salem County is expected to begin in early November following the award of a project contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced today. The $9.9 million contract to restore Oakwood Beach in Elsinboro was made by the Army Corps of Engineers to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company. The project is part of the Christie Administration's ongoing commitment to making the state more resilient following Superstorm Sandy. This is one of... Read more →


10 Steps to Help Older Adults Prevent Slips, Trips and Falls | cnbnews.net

(NewsUSA) - Some of the most serious injuries among older adults, age 65 and older, are caused by falling. More than 1.6 million older Americans end up in the emergency room or hospital because of a fall, according to the National Institutes of Health. Seniors who have broken a hip by falling can have trouble recovering and regaining mobility. The good news is many falls are preventable. One of the first things you can do if you take prescription medication is have your health care team review your medication. "Some prescription medicines and over-the-counter drugs, or a combination of them,... Read more →


NJ State Police: Burglary In Progress Call Leads to Four Arrests by Troopers

press release September 18, 2014 Upper Deerfield Township, N.J. - Troopers from Bridgeton Station arrested four people after responding to a burglary in progress call on Husted Station Road. David Kennedy, 30, of Williamstown, Matthew Fleury, 30, of Clayton, Christina Danner, 27, of Pennsville, and Tammy Cunningham, 34, of Clayton, all face charges relating to the burglary. On September 15, troopers were dispatched to the residence just prior to 5 a.m. after the homeowner called 911 stating someone was in her garage. When responding troopers arrived on scene, they learned that two men were seen running into the woods. NJSP... Read more →


Doris Hope Patterson Manning of Collingswood, Worked at New York Shipyard during World War II

(August 16, 1922 - September 17, 2014) Doris Hope Patterson Manning (nee Hille), a Collingswood resident since 1953, lost her battle with cancer on September 17, 2014 at the age of 92.Survived by her son Ronald C. Patterson and his wife Karen of Schertz, TX, granddaughter Amy Maruschak and husband James of Jackson, MI, grandson Brian C. Patterson of Albuquerque, NM, two great grandchildren, Allison and Carter Maruschak, her sister Lucille Koss of Richmond, TX and a host of nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were her first husband... Read more →


Midshipman to Host Rutgers Saturday

By Tom Luicci ScarletKnights.com PISCATAWAY, N.J. (Sept. 18, 2014) – There’s nothing surprising about Navy leading the nation in rushing as the Midshipmen prepare to host Rutgers on Saturday. In 10 of the past 12 years, the school – driven by its triple option – has finished in the top four in the country in rushing. What is a bit unusual is the 403-yard average in the ground game Navy has during its 2-1 start. That’s almost 55 yards more per game than the school record for average rushing yards per game, set in 2007. It’s nearly 80 yards more... Read more →


FBI FILES--First Strike: Global Terror in America

FBI 100 Investigators going through the rubble following the bombing of the World Trade Center. 02/26/08 Part 2 of our history series commemorating the FBI’s 100th anniversary in 2008. Fifteen years ago this week, at about 17 minutes past noon, a thunderous explosion rocked lower Manhattan. The epicenter was the parking garage beneath the World Trade Center, where a massive eruption carved out a nearly 100-foot crater several stories deep and several more high. Six people were killed almost instantly. Smoke and flames began filling the wound and streaming upward into the building. Those who weren’t trapped were soon pouring... Read more →


Thank You to All Those Involved in the Candlelight Vigil

On Saturday September 13 the Camden County Board of Freeholders and the Addiction Awareness Task Force hosted a candlelight vigil to remember those we've lost to addiction and to help raise awareness about the impact that this epidemic is having on our community. Over 350 people attended to remember their family, friends, and loved ones. I write as a parent who lost her son to a heroin overdose, and also as a member of the Addiction Awareness Task Force. This event was one of the most moving and emotional events that I have had the honor of attending and participating... Read more →


Letter to Editor: Update on Request for No Train Horn Quiet Zone in Gloucester City

We are going to do our best here to keep everyone involved and in the loop for the installment of a No Train Horn Quiet Zone in Gloucester City. That being said, we reached out to the Federal Railroad Association (FRA) just to follow up with the documents that were sent to them on our behalf. The receptionist asked what City I was calling in reference to for the Quiet Zone. When I informed her that I was referring to Gloucester City NJ she stated that she had seen that city name come across her desk, and that she would... Read more →


Obituary: Lawrence A. "Larry" Kratz of Bellmawr

(February 10, 1927 - September 18, 2014) Lawrence A. Kratz, “Larry”, on September 18, 2014, of Bellmawr. Age 87. Born in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Beloved husband of the late Mae (nee Haverty). Devoted father of Janet Cardoso (Jack). Loving grandfather of Nicholas. Dear brother of Theresa Kone, Mary Ladner (William), Joseph Kratz (Nancy), and the late Leonard Kratz and Esther Carey. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mr. Kratz proudly served with the Merchant Marines during World War II. He was a maintenance man at WJ Health Systems in Voorhees for over 20 years. Larry was a longtime active member... Read more →


28th Delaware Coastal Cleanup and ‘Arts in the Estuary’ event

highlight National Estuaries Week (September 20-27) DOVER (Sept. 18, 2014) – With hands-on activities that include the 28th annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup and an “Arts in the Estuary” celebration replete with demonstrations, performances and native plants for sale, this year’s National Estuaries Week (September 20-27), offers an open opportunity for Delawareans to experience what’s been called America’s “tidally awesome” estuaries. In Delaware, National Estuaries Week is highlighted by a variety of activities, including: · Saturday, Sept. 20 – The 28th annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup will take place from 9 a.m. to noon. Sponsored by DNREC and conservation partners, the cleanup... Read more →


Mrs. Blanche I. Moen, former Owner of Gloucester Office Supplies, Retired Teacher's Aide

Funeral services for Mrs. Blanche I. Moen, a lifelong resident of Gloucester City, will be held on Monday at the Etherington Funeral Home, 700 Powell Street, Gloucester City NJ. Mrs. Moen, age 90, died on September 17, 2014 from complications of Alzheimer's Disease. She was the former owner of the defunct Gloucester Officer Supplies. She was employed for many years as a teacher's aide at the Gloucester Heights Grammar School, and for a time she worked for the Gloucester City News when the newspaper was owned by the Cleary family. Blanche was a former member of Cloud Chapter No. 101... Read more →


Christie, Pelosi attend prisoner re-entry center ceremony

STATE HOUSE BUREAU/THE RECORD JENNIFER BROWN/SPECIAL TO THE RECORD Former Gov. Jim McGreevey, front, leads dignitaries in saying the Serenity Prayer at Martin's Place. U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, center, holds hands with Gov. Chris Christie. For the second time this year, Governor Christie went to Jersey City to promote programs that give drug addicts second chances. It’s an issue Christie has spoken about passionately – he made it mandatory for nonviolent offenders to be sentenced to treatment – and one his re-election campaign highlighted last year. Some hope he could take the issue to a national level if... Read more →


CNBNews Point of View: Why Does the Media Pick on Catholics? A Shout Out to "Tavern on the Edge"

By William E. Cleary The story about the gay couple allegedly being beaten by a group of young well dressed men and women in Philadelphia the other night has been the topic on social media and local television news stations the last few days. In fact a video of the accused walking down a street in center city has been blasted all over the internet and TV. Never mind there are two sides to every story these people are guilty according to the news media and some comments posted on Facebook and Twitter. This morning one of the Philly television... Read more →


COURT: New Jersey Jackal Baseball Employee Says Sex With Boss Got out of Hand

September 15, 2014 By CHRIS FRY /Court House News NEWARK, N.J. (CN) - A supervisor for the minor league New Jersey Jackals baseball team forced a worker into a lesbian relationship, forced her into threesomes with the boss's boyfriend, then assaulted her when she said, enough, the woman claims in court. Anastasia Conroy sued the New Jersey Jackals, stadium operator Floyd Hall Enterprises, her former boss Michelle Guarino, and co-worker Mark Olden, in Essex County Court. The Jackals, who play in Yoga Berra Stadium in Little Falls, N.J., are members of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball, through its... Read more →


CNBNews Archives 2008: Emailgate':The Memos Gloucester City Officials Didn't Want You To See

Posted by CNBNews Thursday, September 04, 2008 BY William E. Cleary Sr. GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (CNBNEWS)--On Friday, June 6th Gloucester City Councilman Nick Marchese (Finance Chairman) via an E-mail asked City Administrator/City Clerk Paul Kain if he completed his new assessment and vision of the former Coast Guard Base property. Members of Council along with Kain met a week before to discuss the Freedom Pier plans. Kain supposedly said he didn't want to move ahead with the project until he had a chance to study the project further. Freedom Pier was first proposed by the Kilcourse Administration two years ago... Read more →


The Blind Boys Of Alabama & Taj Mahal "Talkin' Christmas!"

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This holiday season, music lovers will have a lot to celebrate because The Blind Boys of Alabama & Taj Mahal will be Talkin' Christmas! Available on October 21 via Sony Music Masterworks, Talkin' Christmas! is a summit meeting of two American music icons. It includes new versions of Christmas standards, covers of hidden gospel gems, and seven brand-new holiday songs - six of which are the first Christmas songs ever penned by the Blind Boys themselves. The new original songs include the title track 'Talkin' Christmas!,' a funky tribute to the power of... Read more →


Charles A. Strawhacker, of Runnemede, WW II Navy Veteran, Marlton Elks Club Lodge 2514

(August 27, 1927 - September 15, 2014) Charles A. Strawhacker, on September 15, 2014, of Runnemede. Age 87. Beloved husband of 60 years to Betty I. (nee Rice). Devoted father of Susan Bieg (Thomas) and Robert Strawhacker (Joanne). Loving grandfather of Michael Bieg, Shannon Pacheco, and Brian Vandegrift and dear great grandfather of Alyssa and Logan Pacheco. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mr. Strawhacker proudly served in the US Navy during World War II. He was a member of the Marlton Elks Club Lodge #2514 and served as their treasurer for 20 years. Charles retired from GE after... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD SAVE Advocate

The Gloucester Township Police Department has created a new, unique program in New Jersey for those who are suffering from addiction. The GTPD created a SAVE (Substance Abuse Victimization Effort) Advocate which is a licensed drug counselor in the courtroom serving as an informational resource regarding treatment programs, The SAVE Advocate is also available to assist community members who have questions about substance abuse treatment for themselves, a friend, or a loved one. For more information and help related to addiction please contact the SAVE Advocate at 856-302-7051 On Saturday September 13, 2014 the Gloucester Township Police Department attended and... Read more →


FBI FILES: The Beltway Snipers, Part 1

A Byte Out of History 10/22/07 This blue 1990 Chevy Caprice was used as a rolling sniper’s nest. This blue 1990 Chevy Caprice was used as a rolling sniper’s nest. Five years ago this week—at 3:19 in the morning on October 24, 2002, to be exact—we closed in on the snipers who’d been terrorizing the Washington, D.C., area over the course of 23 long days. During the month, 10 people had been randomly gunned down and three critically injured while going about their everyday lives—mowing the lawn, pumping gas, shopping, reading a book. Among the victims was one of our... Read more →


Pennsylvania State Police to accused gunman: 'We are coming for you'

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. — Eric M. Frein, the marksman suspected of gunning down a state trooper last week, most likely remains in Northeast Pennsylvania, authorities said Wednesday. More than 150 officers — including state and local police, FBI and ATF agents, and U.S. Marshals — were fanning out across the region and fielding hundreds of tips,… Read more →


Kenneth W. Barbour Found Guilty

press release WOODBURY NJ (September 17, 2014)--Kenneth W. Barbour (DOB 8/22/56), of 3988 Tuckahoe Rd., Monroe Twp. NJ was found guilty today (9/17) of possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, based on testimony that he hit his next-door neighbor on the head with a wooden stick on 5/17/12, opening a wound requiring 16 stitches. Barbour was found not guilty of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Superior Court Judge Kevin T. Smith scheduled sentencing on the weapons conviction for 10/31. A jury’s verdict came after neighbor John Keisler testified that on the day of the incident, he went... Read more →


PHILADELPHIA PD VIDEO: Robbery 721 Adams Ave

Northeast Detective Division is looking to identify and locate the suspect wanted for a robbery in Lawndale. On September 13, 2014, at 5:24 pm, the employee, a 20 year-old female, of Metro PCS located at 721 Adams Avenue was behind the counter helping a customer, a 20 year-old male, when an unknown male entered asking questions about activating his cell phone then left. the store armed with a handgun. Once inside the suspect pointed the handgun at the employee and the customer demanding money. After complainant took an undetermined amount of cash from the register and placed it into the... Read more →


Obituary: Mrs. Emma B. Morrow of Runnemede

(January 24, 1927 - September 13, 2014) Emma B. Morrow (nee Redenius), on September 13, 2014, of Runnemede. Age 87. Devoted mother of John Morrow (Kathleen), JoAnne Vereneck and Joyce Morrow. Loving grandmom Emmy of Shelby, Lindsey, and Michael. Beloved sister of Tom Redenius and the late Rev. Josephine Baker. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Mrs. Morrow was a member of Runnemede Women’s Club. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation on Wednesday afternoon from 2pm to 3pm at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, BELLMAWR. Memorial Service 3pm at the funeral home. Interment private at the request of the... Read more →


Maryland Hunting/Fishing News: Two Charged with Illegal Hunting in Allegany and Frederick Counties

press release September 15, 2014 Maryland Natural Resources Police officers charged two men with illegal hunting in separate incidents in Allegany and Frederick counties this past weekend. Steven Daniel McKee, 48, of Flintstone, received six citations for killing a bear out of season and using bait, and for failing to report killing an antlerless deer. He also received two warnings related to the deer violations. Officers received a tip on Saturday that someone had killed a bear with a crossbow near a pile of bait in an area off-limits because of chronic wasting disease. Two officers found the dead female... Read more →


CREW FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST THE FEC FOR FAILING TO ENFORCE CAMPAIGN RULES

August 20, 2014 Washington, D.C. — Today, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) and CREW Executive Director Melanie Sloan filed a lawsuit against the Federal Election Commission (FEC) for failing to enforce campaign finance disclosure laws against two groups, the American Action Network (AAN) and Americans for Job Security (AJS). Both groups poured massive amounts of dark money into 2010 congressional campaigns across the country. Click here to read the complaint. "The three Republican FEC commissioners think they can simply ignore the laws they don't agree with. The American Action Network and Americans for Job Security have spent... Read more →


Op-Ed: Why Don't More Cities Sell Air Rights?

An example of air rights: the newly constructed high-rise building at Third Avenue and 23rd Street extends over the four-story building at 318 Third Avenue at 24th Street. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Vertically inclined cities could make a lot of money allowing private developers to build high-rise apartments or business spaces above libraries, city halls and schools. BY SCOTT BEYER | SEPTEMBER 2014 Public works projects often come at heavy expense. Whether it’s building new schools, municipal halls or other facilities, such projects produce not only upfront costs, but depending on their magnitude, long-term debts. There is, however, a way to... Read more →


FUGITIVE FOUND HIDING IN CLOSET

WOODBURY NJ (September 16,2014)--John C. Johnson (DOB 9/16/14) was arrested in Paulsboro NJ today on a fugitive warrant after failing to appear in Superior Court, Woodbury 7/14/14 for a pre-trial conference on a charge of unlawful possession of a handgun. Johnson was hiding in closet in a Baird Ave. residence when he was taken into custody without incident by officers of the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office Fugitive Investigations Unit, the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force and the Paulsboro Police Department. He was placed in the Salem County Jail. Posted with Blogsy Read more →


VIDEO: PHILADELPHIA POLICE DEPARTMENT HATE CRIME INVESTIGATION | cnbnews.net

PHILADELPHIA PA--Central Detective Division is looking to identify and locate the suspects wanted for Hate Crime/Assault and Robbery in Rittenhouse. On September 11, 2014, at 10:45 pm, the complainant, a 28 year-old male, along with a friend, a 27 year-old male, were on the 1600 block of Chancellor Street when they were approached by a group of unknown white males and females. As the group approached the complainants they made disparaging remarks about their sexual orientation. The group then attacked the complainants holding them while other members of the group punched them in the face, head and chest. During the... Read more →


Miss America STEM Scholarship Winners

Five winners will participate in White House virtual "We The Geeks" hangout on STEM careers Atlantic City - On Sunday, September 14, the Miss America Organization awarded five $5,000 scholarships to contestants pursuing education in STEM-related fields. Today, the Miss America Organization is pleased to announce that tomorrow, Wednesday, September 17 at 3:00pm ET, the White House will host the five STEM scholarship recipients for an episode of We the Geeks: Miss America. During the virtual hangout, all five recipients will share their stories from crowns to classrooms, discuss their own personal role models, and provide advice for the next... Read more →


Letter from the parents of Aaron Carson Vaughn of SEAL Team VI: Please resign, Mr. President

The link was submitted by Bonnie Flegler: If you have a story or photo you think others would enjoy reading send it to [email protected] After finally choosing to view the barbaric, on-camera beheading by ISIS of freelance war correspondent James Foley, I have been left with a level of rage known only to those of us who have sacrificed unspeakable offerings on the altar of world peace. My offering was my only son — Aaron Carson Vaughn. Aaron was a member of SEAL Team VI. He was killed in action when a CH47D Chinook, carrying thirty Americans and eight Afghans... Read more →


CNB Hunting & Fishing News: PA GAME COMMISSION TO HOST TOURS

Game farm tours set for Sept. 28, game lands driving tours to follow. Those looking to gain perspective into Pennsylvania’s wildlife, habitat and hunting heritage will have several opportunities in the coming weeks to take one or more tours being offered by the Pennsylvania Game Commission. The Game Commission on Sunday, Sept. 28 is scheduled to host guided tours of its four game farms – two in Lycoming County and one each in Armstrong and Crawford counties. And Sunday driving tours on several tracts of state game lands across the Commonwealth are planned for Oct. 5 and Oct. 19. The... Read more →


CRIME: Gloucester City Police Arrest Two Suspects on CDS Charges Following a Routine Vehicle Stop

ERIC BARNES (PD Mug Shot) James E. Stanley Jr. (PD mug shot) GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--On August 28, 2014 at 6:15 pm patrol officers stopped a vehicle on N. Broadway at King Street. A K-9 Unit was brought to the scene to conduct an open air narcotics search around the exterior of the vehicle resulting in a positive indication for the presence of narcotics odor emanating from the vehicle. The vehicle was impounded and the driver and passenger were detained while officers applied for a search warrant. After a search warrant was obtained, officers searched the vehicle and seized just under... Read more →


GCHS Alumna Sue Bell Stashis ’56 Elected to Camden County Sports Hall of Fame

By gostrum / 10 September 2014 GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--Former GCHS standout athlete Sue Bell Stashis, a long-time great South Jersey coach in various sports, has been elected to the Camden County Sports Hall of Fame. Sue, who passed away at age 72 in September 2012, will be honored by the Hall of Fame in October at the Crowne Point Plaza in Cherry Hill. The 1956 Gloucester Catholic graduate excelled as one of the most durable scholastic athletes of her time, and followed a remarkable playing career with an equally impressive coaching career. A gifted athlete and leader, Sue was captain... Read more →


Obituary: Guo Jing Wu age 82, of Gloucester City

Age 82. Of Gloucester City On September 14, 2014. Of Gloucester City. Loving husband of Xiu Ling Li. Beloved father of Bei Wen Wu and her husband Zhi Hua Tong, Bao Cheng Wu and his wife Li Wu and Paul B. Wu. Cherished grandfather of Alice Dipietro and her husband Nick Dipietro, Kevin Wu and Andy Wu. Cherished great grandfather of Nicholas Dipietro. Beloved brother of Li Li Wu and Guo Guang Wu and his wife Yong Le Shao and their daughter Becky Wu. Relatives and friends are invited to his Funeral Service on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 10... Read more →


Did Clinton Aides Withhold Damaging Benghazi Documents? | The Daily Signal

Raymond Maxwell, former State Dept. Deputy Assistant Secretary (Photo: Sharyl Attkisson) As the House Select Committee on Benghazi prepares for its first hearing this week, a former State Department diplomat is coming forward with a startling allegation: Hillary Clinton confidants were part of an operation to “separate” damaging documents before they were turned over to the Accountability Review Board investigating security lapses surrounding the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya. New Benghazi allegation puts spotlight on Hillary Clinton confidants, alleged after-hours document review. According to former Deputy Assistant Secretary Raymond Maxwell, the after-hours session... Read more →


Child Predator Section arrests five; York Co. predator sentenced 25 to 50 years in prison

press release September 12, 2014 Eddie Junior Mort II Christopher Cullen Lorenz Adam Paul Shive Charles Bell HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced that a convicted child predator in York County has been sentenced to 25 to 50 years in prison, and five suspected child predators were arrested on unrelated charges across the Commonwealth. The arrests of suspected predators are part of the Attorney General's ongoing efforts to combat the online sexual exploitation of children. Those announced today include defendants from Butler, Northampton, Westmoreland and York counties. Sentencing of Eddie Junior Mort II in York County On... Read more →


Former Fayette Co. magistrate charged with obstruction, perjury

press release HARRISBURG - A Grand Jury investigation has led to charges against a former Fayette County Magisterial District Judge (MDJ) for allegedly dismissing a case against a now-convicted drunk driver for improper reasons. Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced that former MDJ Dwight K. Shaner, 71, 267 Little Summit Road, Dunbar, Fayette County, faces one felony count of perjury and one count of obstructing the administration of law. Shaner is expected to surrender himself to authorities. According to the Grand Jury, the improperly dismissed case centered on a Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) investigation into a hit-and-run from suspected... Read more →


Sylvia A. English, age 82, of Runnemede

(March 1, 1932 - September 14, 2014) Sylvia A. English (nee Peterson), on September 14, 2014, of Runnemede. Age 82. Beloved wife of the late Richard R. English. Devoted mother of Steven English (Yvonne) and Robert English. Loving grandmom of Jaclyn and Gwendolyn. Dear sister of Helen McCloskey (James) and Sandra Dickerson (Doug). Special aunt of Karen Tovani (James). There will be a viewing from 6 to 8pm Sunday eve and 10:30 to 11:30am Monday morning at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Service 11:30am Monday at the funeral home. Interment Brig. Gen. Wm. C. Doyle Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown, NJ.... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic High School – Anthony Harrold and Pete Farlow Commit to Wagner College

By gostrum / Pete Farlow and Anthony Harrold GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (September 11, 2014)--Gloucester Catholic star baseball players Anthony Harrold and Pete Farlow, both of whom recently helped Brooklawn capture the American Legion World Series title, have verbally committed to Wagner College next year. Anthony is one of South Jersey’s top sluggers, slamming five roundtrippers for GC last season, while Pete is expected to again help the Rams’ pitching staff in the upcoming 2015 spring season. Congrats to both student athletes! via gchsrams.org Related articles Brooklawn 2-0: Harrold, Farlow, Breen and Todd Combine for 10 Hits, 7 RBI's, 5 Runs... Read more →


Maryland Announces 2014-2015 Late Waterfowl Seasons

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) The Maryland Department of Natural Resources finalized the 2014-2015 late waterfowl seasons after reviewing all public comment and consulting with members of the Wildlife Advisory Commission and Migratory Game Bird Advisory Committee. The highlights include: Youth waterfowl hunting days on November 1, 2014 and February 7, 2015; Regular duck hunting season segments October 11-18, November 8-28 and December 16-January 24, with a daily bag limit of six; Migratory Atlantic Population Canada goose hunting segments November 22-28 and December... Read more →


CNB News Weekly Stats Sept. 8 -Sept. 14

Weekly Stats Report: 8 Sep - 14 Sep 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. Summary Weekly... Read more →


CNB Archives 2008: Give Them an Inch They Want a Yard

Posted by CNBNews Monday, September 22, 2008 by William E. Cleary Gloucester City NJ--Have you ever notice with some people if you give them an inch they want a yard. Take for example the few hostile tenants at Chatham Square Apartments, Feather Gloucester City. Just last week there was a photo of one these individuals leaning out his apartment window with a sign vilifying a City Councilman on the front page of the Courier Post . He along with some other tenants complain the City, who purchased the 100 apartments four months ago, are taking too long to make needed... Read more →


Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev Crowned

In the City Where It All Began, Miss New York is Named Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev, age 22 ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (September 14, 2014) - Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was crowned Miss America 2015 tonight at the birthplace of the legendary competition in Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall. The Miss America Finals were broadcast live on ABC. Kira's acceptance of the highly-prized crown is just the beginning of a journey that will take her to every corner of the nation during her year of service as Miss America 2015. She will embark on her national speaking tour about her... Read more →


CRIME: Gloucester City Bike Thief Apprehended

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--Between September 1 and September 4, 2014 a total of seven bicycles were stolen from various locations throughout the city. The subsequent investigation led to the identification of a possible suspect. That suspect was stopped for a traffic violation on Broadway at Somerset Street on September 6th. at 12:19 am. The suspect was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and transported to H.Q. where he was interviewed by a patrol officer. During the interview, the suspect admitted to stealing six of the seven bicycles that were reported stolen. Wayne O. Orsini (20), a resident of the 900 block... Read more →


Delaware State Parks to join thousands around the U.S. to celebrate

English: Cobblestone road (Van Buren Street) descending "Monkey Hill" in Brandywine Park. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) National Public Lands Day DOVER (Sept. 12, 2014) – To support public lands and getting active outside, Delaware State Parks will host environmental education programs and recreational opportunities on Sept. 27 in five parks throughout the state. The event is part of National Public Lands Day (NPLD). More than 175,000 people around the nation will volunteer or participate in various programs to beautify the land, improve their fitness and enjoy the outdoors. These participants will be a part of a coast-to-coast effort at more than... Read more →


Obituary: Mary Morella, 88 of Bellmawr

(October 1, 1925 - September 12, 2014) Mary Morella (nee Cicirello), on September 12, 2014, of Bellmawr. Age 88. Beloved wife of 66 years of John R. Morella. Devoted mother of Joseph Morella, Roseann Black (Ed) and Loretta Zonies (Daniel). Dear sister of Giacomo, Letizia and the late Jennie. Also survived by 9 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and a niece and a nephew. Mrs. Morella worked as a seamstress for most of her life. She enjoyed crocheting and cooking. There will be a viewing from 10 to 11am Tuesday morning at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, BELLMAWR. Funeral Service 11am at the... Read more →


Obituary: Emma B. Morrow, 87, of Runnemede

(January 24, 1927 - September 13, 2014) Emma B. Morrow (nee Redenius), on September 13, 2014, of Runnemede. Age 87. Devoted mother of John Morrow (Kathleen), JoAnne Vereneck and Joyce Morrow. Loving grandmom Emmy of Shelby, Lindsey, and Michael. Beloved sister of Tom Redenius and the late Rev. Josephine Baker. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Mrs. Morrow was a member of Runnemede Women’s Club. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation on Wednesday afternoon from 2pm to 3pm at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, BELLMAWR. Memorial Service 3pm at the funeral home. Interment private at the request of the... Read more →