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December 2014

A HAPPY, BLESSED NEW YEAR TO ALL

Between our son-in-law David (Woods) being mugged and nearly killed in February, and our brother George dying this month, after a long battle with cancer and emphysema, 2014 was not a good year for the Cleary family. Listening to Sissel sing Auld Lang Syne, along with watching the video with so many beautiful scenes, gives us hope that 2015 will be the best ever for not only our family, but also for all of you. Thank you to everyone for helping the Woods family with donations, support and your prayers. We would also like to thank everyone who made memorial... Read more →


Mrs. Rita E. King, age 84, Longtime Gloucester City Resident; Her Husband James was a Founding Member of the Original Garden State String Band

Mrs. Rita E. King (nee DiAngelo) died on December 30, 2014 at the age of 84. Rita was born and raised in South Camden; she was a graduate of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel High School and Maison d’ Paris Beauty School. Rita, wife of the late James J. King, Sr., was a resident of Gloucester City for 60 years. Her husband was one of the founding members of the Garden State String Band, Gloucester City. Her sons were also Mummers who marched in the annual New Years String Band Parade held in Philadelphia, Pa. Her husband was one of... Read more →


Camden County PD Seeking Info on Robbery Suspects

CAMDEN CITY NJ(December 31, 2014) – The Camden County Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred Tuesday night and seeking information about two suspects. At 7:50 p.m., officers responded to investigate an armed robbery that occurred at the corner of 32nd and Freemont streets. A male victim was walking and was approached by a pair of suspects, one of whom brandished a gun. The suspects took the victim’s cell phone and headphones before fleeing the area on foot. The first suspect is described as a black male, 5’11”, 180 pounds, dressed in all black and brandishing a black revolver.... Read more →


Delaware State Parks to celebrate the New Year with First Day Hikes

DOVER (Dec. 30, 2014) – Delaware State Parks will sponsor free, guided hikes in nine state parks on New Year’s Day as part of America's State Parks First Day Hikes initiative. The hikes offer individuals and families an opportunity to begin the New Year by connecting with the outdoors on Jan. 1 at a state park close to home. On Jan. 1, 2014, 642 participants hiked more than 1,500 miles at nine different state parks. Parks staff and volunteers will lead the 2015 hikes, which average one to two miles or longer depending on the park. Details about hike locations,... Read more →


Home Country: Winter, Get Out and Enjoy It

by Slim Randles/CNBNews “I can’t stand winter,” said Herb Collins, who had dropped in at the Mule Barn’s philosophy counter for a quick cup. “There’s nothing to do.” “Get out and enjoy it,” suggested Doc. “Go skiing. Go ice fishing. Build a snowman. Do something. Then you’ll feel better.” “I don’t think your advice will take,” said Dud. “Herb seems to be intransigent on this one.” We all looked at Dud. “You see, he said he couldn’t stand winter,” Dud continued, “which shows he has a proclivity for intransigence on that particular subject.” We looked at him some more. “If... Read more →


Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest

Tune In Alert Wednesday, December 31st live on ABC 8 pm ET/PT Ring in the New Year with Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest at 8 pm on ABC. Kira will join the show's star studded lineup in New York City's Times Square. This live television event will include over 38 special performances and celebration highlights from around the globe and of course, Ryan Seacrest will lead the traditional New Year's Eve countdown to midnight. On behalf of the Miss America Organization we wish you a New Year filled with good... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Release Sketch of Person of Interest | cnbnews.net

On November 16, 2014 at approximately 2:19 PM, the Gloucester Township Police were called to a home on Chews Landing Road to investigate the report of a suspicious vehicle. The father of two juvenile females reported that an older model, white, Ford Conversion van had stopped on the roadway near where his young daughters were playing in a field adjacent to their residence. The father noticed the van as he was in his garage and started to approach the van when the van abruptly left the area. The caller reported that the van was all white, with blue trim, dark... Read more →


FBI Launches Jobs Site on Twitter

Visit twitter.com/FBIJobs The FBI recently launched a Twitter page containing current jobs available at the FBI. The site, @FBIJobs, lists employment opportunities at FBI locations across the country. Some of the current jobs include evidence technician, forensic accountant, IT specialists, civic liaison, mathematician, secretary, and attorney. The site also includes information about the recent campaign to hire technology experts for cyber jobs, including special agents. Follow @FBIJobs for current updates. Also, visit FBIJobs.gov for employment and internships opportunities, as well as qualifications to work for the Bureau. Related articles Is Camden one of the most dangerous cities? Technically, no. FBI... Read more →


Division of Consumer Affairs Cites 35 Home Improvement Contractors for $570,000 in Consumer Restitution and Penalties

Home Improvement Contractors List NEWARK – The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today announced that, during the fourth quarter of 2014, it has issued Notices of Violation to 35 contractors, seeking $567,676.41 in consumer restitution and civil penalties.During all of 2014, the Division’s crackdown on noncompliant contractors has resulted in violation notices against a total of 130 contractors, seeking more than $2.1 million in consumer restitution and penalties. “Our year-long crackdown is bringing significant amounts of restitution back to those consumers who allegedly were left with unfinished or unsatisfactory products by contractors who refused to provide refunds,” Acting Attorney... Read more →


COMMENTARY: Old School Teaching Methods Were Effective in Even the Poorest Districts

by Jimmie L. Hollis Today's public schools are the subject of a lot of debate and controversy all across America. There is a great deal that does need fixing, but the problems are not, as some may proclaim, solely due to a lack of funding. I am a product of a 1950s and 1960s public school system, and I believe that I received a very good education. The public school system in the '50s, '60s and '70s received a lot less funding than today relative to the times, yet it seemed to turn out a higher percentage of well-educated students.... Read more →


MOTORISTS in New Jersey MUST stop for pedestrians in a marked crosswalk

English: A sign ordering pedestrians not to cross at this corner but to use the crosswalk, with stickers and graffiti (Photo credit: Wikipedia) MOTORISTS in New Jersey MUST stop for pedestrians in a marked crosswalk. Failure to observe the law may subject you to one or more of the following: 2 POINTS $200 FINE (plus court costs) 15 DAYS COMMUNITY SERVICE INSURANCE SURCHARGES NEW JERSEY STATUTE 39:4-36 Driver to stop for pedestrian: exceptions, violations. penalties. A. The driver of a vehicle must stop and stay stopped for a pedestrian crossing the roadway within any marked crosswalk, but shall yield the... Read more →


PHILADELPHIA: BEWARE OF PEOPLE POSING AS L&I INSPECTOR

Posted on December 26, 2014 by City of Philadelphia Philadelphia, December 26, 2014 – L&I Commissioner Carlton Williams warned Philadelphians to ask for proper identification from any L&I inspector who comes to a resident’s door in the wake of reports that an individual has sought entry into homes last Friday, yesterday and today in Kensington and Hunting Park. “The Department of Licenses & Inspections is very concerned about reports of an individual purporting to be an L&I inspector attempting to enter our citizens’ homes,” L&I Commissioner Carlton Williams said. “We are working closely with the Philadelphia Police Department and other... Read more →


SUGARHOUSE CASINO RINGS IN 2015 BY PRESENTING PHILLY’S BACK-TO-BACK NEW YEAR’S CELEBRATIONS

Philly’s Casino Presents Fireworks and Mummers Parade for Fourth Consecutive Year PHILADELPHIA — Dec. 9, 2014 — For the fourth consecutive year, SugarHouse Casino is throwing the biggest New Year’s bash in the region by presenting two of Philly’s most notable celebrations on back-to-back days—the New Year’s Eve fireworks display on the waterfront and the New Year’s Day Mummers Parade. Philly’s casino is the title sponsor of both events designed to ring in 2015. “For the past four years, we’ve had a blast being part of Philly’s biggest New Year’s celebrations,” said Wendy Hamilton, general manager of SugarHouse Casino. “We’re... Read more →


HELP WANTED: Join FBI's Cyber Team

The FBI is recruiting new cyber special agents, along with computer scientists, digital forensic examiners, and cyber-skilled interns. See the job ad for requirements and certifications. Most Wanted Talent FBI Seeking Tech Experts to Become Cyber Special Agents 12/29/14 Since its earliest days, the FBI has looked for recruits with specialized skills to fill its special agent ranks: lawyers, accountants, scientists, and engineers, to name a few. Today, however, the most sought-after candidates possess a uniquely 21st century quality: cyber expertise. Investigating cyber crimes—such as website hacks, intrusions, data theft, botnets, and denial of service attacks—is a top priority for... Read more →


Holidays: The perfect time to recycle

DOVER (Dec. 29, 2014) – DNREC reminds Delawareans that holiday time is the right time to trim your “wasteline” while helping the environment – by recycling all those extra mail order boxes, gift-wrapped packages, tags and cards. It’s easier than ever to recycle these holiday items and more through Delaware’s Universal Recycling program, and keeping them out of the state’s landfills is a holiday gift to the earth. Delaware’s Universal Recycling program is single stream – meaning holiday season recycling is easier because no sorting is needed: simply toss all your recyclables into your recycling container for curbside pickup or... Read more →


YOUR'RE INVITED: Princeton Battlefield Tour

English: "The Death of General Mercer at the Battle of Princeton, January 3, 1777," oil on canvas, by the American artist John Trumbull. 20 1/8 in. x 29 7/8 in. Yale University Art Gallery, Trumbull Collection. Courtesy of Yale University, New Haven, Conn. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) PRESS RELEASE TRENTON - The New Jersey State Park Service invites the public this Saturday, Jan. 3, to commemorate the Battle of Princeton, a key struggle in the Revolutionary War that helped establish the Continental Army as a viable fighting force at a time when the nation's prospects for independence appeared bleak. The 238th... Read more →


Jockey Angel Suarez Shot During Burglary

PHILADELPHIA \'97 Until Monday, Angel Suarez was known around the racetrack as the horse-whispering whiz kid. Just 21, the quiet jockey based at Parx Racing won so many races \'97 and millions of dollars \'97 two years ago that he drew national notice as one of the sport's top apprentices. That he'd come late to racing\'85\ \ \ \ } Read more →


GCPO: Officer Was Answering 'Unruly Juvenile'Call When He Struck Boy With Cruiser

A Franklin Township police officer who struck and killed a 10-year-old boy on the night of Dec. 27 was "responding to a call for assistance with an unruly juvenile in a township home," at the time of the incident, according to the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office. Patrolman Nicholas Locilento was traveling north on Delsea Drive between\5\ \ \ \ } Read more →


Money Available to Help Delaware schools, businesses with recycling programs

DOVER (Dec. 29, 2014) – To help Delaware’s schools, businesses and institutions start or expand their recycling programs, DNREC is once again offering the Universal Recycling Grant and Low Interest Loan Program, with up to $500,000 in funding available for grant proposals. DNREC is placing emphasis on getting schools, including entire school districts, to apply for recycling grant funding this year. The Universal Recycling Grant and Low Interest Loan Program was created under the state’s Universal Recycling Law. The law provides a framework to ensure recycling services are available for all in Delaware, and includes the requirement that “all commercial... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD: Mourning the loss of Cliffside Park, NJ PD Officer

The men and women of the Gloucester Township Police Department mourn the loss of Cliffside Park, Bergen County, NJ Police Department Special Law Enforcement Officer Stephen Petruzzello, who was killed in the line of duty on December 29, 2014, when he and another officer were struck by a vehicle while on foot patrol. Officer Petruzzello was posthumously promoted to the rank of Police Officer by his agency, the other officer is recovering from his injuries. By the order of Chief Harry Earle, all Gloucester Township Police Officers shall be wearing mourning bands over their badges for 7 days. Please keep... Read more →


Mrs. Linda “Bernice” Light, Known For Her Smile, Generosity, Laughter, Southern Hospitality

Mrs. Linda "Bernice" Light, (nee Kelly), of Gloucester City, NJ, passed away on December 23, 'Grandma Light' September 6, 1925 December 23, 2014 2014, surrounded by family. She was 89-years-old. Known, to all, for her generosity, warm smile and contagious laughter, she was affectionately called “Grandma Light”. Proud of her country cooking, she delivered true southern hospitality to everyone that visited Grandma’s house. Bernice, the daughter of a coal miner, was born September 6, 1925 in the Appalachian Mountains on Kelly’s Mountain, Harlan County, Kentucky. Bernice moved to Gloucester City in 1956 where she raised 6 children. Bernice worked for... Read more →


Obituary: Margaret Dellaporte, age 85, of Mount Laurel

On December 21, 2014. Formerly of Burlington Township and Edgewater Park. Loving daughter of the late Harry Wahl and Florence Wahl (nee Strabel). Survived by cousins and caregivers. Margaret was a sales clerk for Gregory’s Discount Store. Burial will be private in Odd Fellows Cemetery of Burlington, Burlington, NJ. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Margaret Dellaporte . Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City, NJ. Phone: 856-456-1142 Read more →


How to Boost Your Cell Phone's Signal for Safer Winter Travel

(NewsUSA) - It's the bane of every cell phone user -- conversations that become garbled and calls that drop. These "dead zones," usually happen while you're on the road, and can be frustrating at best, while making you feel exposed and defenseless at worst. However, they also present a critical safety issue when driving during the winter. As winter weather wreaks havoc on roads (never mind cell phone coverage), it becomes more important than ever to stay connected to family and friends -- whether it's to let them know you're running late, stuck in traffic or in an emergency situation.... Read more →


Giovanni Crucitti Charged with Attempted Murder of a Two-Year-Old Washington Township Boy

WOODBURY NJ (December 29, 2014)--Giovanni Crucitti (DOB 4/12/91), of Buckingham Ct., Sewell NJ has been charged with attempted murder and related charges in the critical injury of a two-year old Washington Township NJ boy who has been in Children's Hospital of Philadelphia since Friday, December 25, 2014. The child, whose mother is Crucitti's fiancé, was treated at CHOP for numerous injuries and kidney failure. He has been stabilized but was still in critical condition during the weekend. Crucitti has been charged by the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office with attempted murder, endangering the welfare of a child and aggravated assault. He... Read more →


CNBNews Archives 2009: 19 Commercial Properties for Sale, Stolen Laptops, Political News

POSTED JANUARY 26, 2009 CNB TIPS AND SNIPPETS BY William E. Cleary Sr. There are 19 commercial properties in Gloucester City according to the real estate web site http://www.trendmls.com . Included in that number are *six taverns. The properties are : 1. 217 Third Street at Powell Street, asking price $124,950. 2. 138 N. Broadway, (next to pizzeria) asking price 149,900 3. 301 N. Broadway, (car lot) asking price 24,000 4. 308-310 N. Broadway (Davalls Plumbing Supply) 200,000 5. *401 N. Broadway (O’Donnell’s inc. LL) 495,000 6. *200 S. Broadway (Twin Bar inc. LL) 650,000 7. 401 S. Broadway (Quality... Read more →


Philadelphia: New Year's Eve and New Year's Day Events

source VisitPhilly.com New Year’s Eve Fireworks In Philadelphia 2015 Ring in the New Year with two fireworks shows on the Delaware River Waterfront December 31 – January 1 Philadelphia will ring in 2015 not once but two times during the SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Delaware River Waterfront. VIEW MORE The Mummers Parade 2015 Mummers strut down Broad Street, leaving behind a trail of glitter, feathers and fun January 1 An annual tradition, the Mummers Parade features 10,000 men and women dressed in colorfully lavish costumes as they twirl, sashay, pirouette and strut up one of the city’s... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS NEWS: Homewood Suites by Hilton Opens First Hotel in Hamilton Area

HAMILTON, N.J. and MCLEAN, Va. – December 29, 2014 – Homewood Suites by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide's international brand of upscale, all-suite, extended-stay hotels, announced today the opening of its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton Hamilton. The four-story hotel, owned by Kuser & 130 Associates, LLC, is the 10th Homewood Suites property in the state and features 110 suites. Jared Keating, general manager, and Lori Oberg, director of sales, have been in the hotel industry for a combined 20 years. “Our property’s central location between multiple major urban markets makes it the ideal home-away-from-home for both business and leisure guests,”... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: Achieving a Better Life Experience Act

When your child or loved one has an intellectual or developmental disability, you spend a lot of time worrying about the future. That is why I was very grateful that Congress passed and the President recently signed the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act also known as the ABLE Act. This legislation will allow individuals and families to save for long-term needs without jeopardizing an individual’s eligibility for critical federal entitlement programs like Medicaid. ABLE accounts will be set up similarly to 529 accounts that many families use to save for a child’s college education. The tax-advantaged savings accounts made... Read more →


Have a Happy and Safe New Years Eve, from Gloucester Township Police Department : Nixle

Ice Rink, Delaware Street, Philadelphia Pa The Gloucester Township Police Department wants to wish everyone a Happy and Safe New Year. The following tips are provided to help you be safe on New Year’s Eve. Traveling? · If you plan to drive on New Year’s Eve, don’t drink and drive. · If you have a friend who does not drink, ask them to be the designated driver. · If you are driving; be alert behind the wheel, be aware of your surroundings, and be prepared to drive in winter weather. · Use seatbelts and prepare an emergency safety kit for... Read more →


Franklin W. Lathrop Jr., formerly of Gloucester City, GHS Alumnus, Taught at Audubon, Willingboro High Schools, Medford Masonic Lodge

Franklin William Lathrop, Jr., age 65, of Marlton, passed away on December 24, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Lynda (nee Cusintine). Devoted father of Rev. Justin Lathrop (Jennifer) of Deer Park, NY and Melissa Safos (Zachary) of Merchantville, NJ. Loving grandfather of Adella, Francesca and Baby Lathrop. Brother of Donald Lathrop (Denise) and the late Barbara Fritz (Robert). Brother-in-Law of Amanda Kruskal. A graduate of Gloucester City High School and Glassboro State College, Franklin taught at Audubon and Willingboro High Schools. He also worked as a sales representative... Read more →


Dennis Michael Foley, of Gloucester City, Gloucester Catholic Alumnus, Avid Boater, Fisherman

On December 29, 2014. Age 61. Of Gloucester City. Loving husband of 37 years to the late Sophia “Kathy” Foley (nee Wehner). Loving father of Michelle (Thomas) Morici and Melissa McFee. Loving grandfather of Lauren and Ryan Morici and Morgan, Allison and the late Chad Neal, Jr McFee. Son of the late Robert J. Foley and the late Marcella Terlecki. Beloved brother of Robert J. Foley, Jr. (Linda). Dennis graduate from Gloucester Catholic High School class of 1973. He was employed for the last 6 years with Exacta V and H Corp. in Moorestown. Dennis was a member of Usana... Read more →


What's Underfoot? Tips for Finding Pet-Friendly Carpeting

NewsUSA) - Adding new carpet is an easy way to rejuvenate the look and feel of any room in Lacey and Erica Cleary (CNBNews file photo) your home. But when you own pets, finding a quality carpet that is easy to maintain can be a tiring task. "If you're a pet owner, it's important to find carpeting that can withstand the toll pets can dish out on flooring," says carpet expert David Duncan of Mohawk Flooring, a carpeting brand that has produced SmartStrand -- a soil- and stain-resistant carpeting that has successfully taken on zoo animals, messy kids and a... Read more →


Autopsy finding in Mantua death, Accidental

Press releaseWOODBURY NJ (December 29, 2014)--In an autopsy conducted today by the Gloucester County Medical Examiner, the cause of death of 58-year-old Theodore Smith III of Deptford NJ was determined to be drowning. The manner of death was determined to be accidental. Mr. Smith's body was found Sunday (12/28) by a Deptford Township police officer on the bank of the Mantua Creek in Mantua NJ near the Route 45 overpass of the creek. He was last seen leaving the Telford Inn in Mantua late Saturday (12/27) . telling an employee he was walking home. His body was found about a... Read more →


CNBNews Archives: THE 2008 City Little League Year in Review

CNBNews Archives posted January 27, 2009 “WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM OUR FRIENDS” The entire Gloucester City Little League family (Officers, Managers, Coaches, Players and Parents) would like to begin the year of 2009 with a very big “thank you” to everyone who in any way helped our organization through a very difficult year in 2008. The list is extensive and our sincere gratitude cannot be truly expressed in words. Last year began with an almost unbelievable event unfolding with the discovery of the ongoing theft of our operating improvement and reserve funds. This devastating crime dealt a serious blow... Read more →


Travel Alert: Route 42 northbound to be closed overnight tonight and tomorrow in Bellmawr

Detour in place for overnight work (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced Route 42 northbound is scheduled to be closed tonight and tomorrow night in Bellmawr, Camden County as part of the Direct Connection project. Motorists should slow down, use caution, and expect overnight delays in the area. Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Monday, December 29 and tomorrow night, Tuesday, December 30, NJDOT’s contractor, PKF Mark III, Inc., will close all lanes on Route 42 northbound near the Creek Road overpass for wood sheeting placement under newly placed bridge beams. Single lane closure will begin... Read more →


Defense Dept. Launches 2014 Year-in-Review Microsites

By Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2014 – The Defense Department launched its annual Year in Review and Year in Photos special reports on its flagship website today to showcase the work and accomplishments of the department’s military and civilian workforce in 2014. The special reports on http://www.defense.gov/ highlight the global efforts of DoD’s workforce of more than 1.4 million men and women on active duty, 1.1 million in the reserves and National Guard, and 718,000 civilian personnel, as they defended the nation, providing safety and security for U.S.... Read more →


Authorities Release Names of Deceased Franklin Township Boy and Police Officer

press release GLOUCESTER COUNTY NJ--(December 29, 2014)The Franklin Township 10-year-old boy who died following a police officer-involved motor vehicle collision Sunday night, December 28, 2014 on Route 47 in Franklin Township hss been identified as Matthew McCloskey (DOB 3/3/04). The Franklin Township Police Department officer driving the patrol car that struck the boy is Ptl. Nicholas Locilento. An autopsy is to be conducted on Matthew McCloskey by the Gloucester County Medical Examiner's Office today. The fatality is under investigation by the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office. Additional details on the incident will follow as they become available. The Gloucester County Prosecutor's... Read more →


Ferguson Police Spokesman on Unpaid Leave for Calling Brown Memorial 'Trash'

A Ferguson Police Department spokesman has been put on unpaid leave after referring to a memorial for Michael Brown as a "pile of trash" to a Washington Post reporter. The Post's Jose A. DelReal reports that he called Officer Timothy Zoll, the department's public relations officer, to ask about residents' claims that a motorist had intentionally… Read more →


Still Time to Visit Yuletide at Winterthur

See how the duPonts might have lived during the holidays at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library’s Yuletide display. (Photo courtesy Winterthur Museum) WINTERTHUR, DELAWARE--This holiday season, take a step back in time to the early-20th century during Yuletide at Winterthur, a holiday exhibition in Winterthur, Delaware, the former home of magnate Henry Francis du Pont and his family. This exciting annual event invites visitors to see how America’s upper class celebrated the holidays more than a hundred years ago. The tour begins in The Court, so named because it once functioned as the estate’s badminton court. Here, visitors can watch... Read more →


NJ Comptroller Audit :

Gloucester City, Hillside and Perth Amboy Employees Receiving Excessive Monetary Perks

CNBNEWS EXCLUSIVE by William E. Cleary Sr. CNBNews.net TRENTON, NJ—For some time now the New Jersey Office of the State Comptroller has been reviewing the fiscal practices of Gloucester City, Hillside and Perth Amboy. The study reviewed spending controls over municipal employees from January 1, 2010 to December 8, 2014. On December 18 results of that review were released to the public. At each of the municipalities, the Controller’s staff reviewed: personnel practices including the use of extended sick leave and payouts during both employment and upon retirement, and the provision of unemployment benefits; and, bonding practices, focusing on project... Read more →


Pennsylvania Realtor Joseph Reilly Sentenced For Defrauding Clients

press release December 22, 2014 PHILADELPHIA - Joseph N. Reilly, 69, of Philadelphia, PA, was sentenced today to 26 months in prison for with mail fraud in connection with a million dollar fraud scheme. According to the information, Reilly, who owned Joseph N. Reilly Real Estate, Inc., diverted more than $1 million in client funds to himself, between January 2009 and April 2011, defrauding approximately 50 clients. He pleaded guilty on May 29, 2014. Reilly, through his company, acted as a property manager for his clients, collecting rent and utilities payments for owners. He also paid utility and real estate... Read more →


Badlands Pawn, Gold & Jewelry Unveiled, Major Entertainment Destination in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Dec. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sioux Falls, South Dakota is getting its New Year's wishes early with the announcement of the largest entertainment destination ever built in the state's largest city. Badlands Pawn, Gold & Jewelry was unveiled today by one of Sioux Falls' brightest business minds, Chuck Brennan. Brennan is a Sioux Falls native and founder of Dollar Loan Center, and the Brennan Rock & Roll Academy. Badlands Pawn, Gold & Jewelry is a $15 million venture that will become one of the state's largest tourist destinations in the heart of the newly coined "Sioux Falls... Read more →


Camden Man Assaults His Brother With A Machete

(Camden City, NJ) – Camden County Police Department officers caught and arrested a suspect last Tuesday who assaulted his brother with a machete during a domestic dispute. Around 5:45 p.m., Officer Brendan Dylla was conducting traffic control on Broadway when he learned that two men were fighting at Broadway and Line Street. Officer Dylla quickly responded to the scene and identified a male victim who was bleeding. Officer Dylla also identified the victim's brother who was the suspect, Adrian Mendarte, 51, of Camden, who was walking away from the area on Line Street holding a machete. Officer Dylla was able... Read more →


WATCH: PHILADELPHIA EAGLES HALFTIME DOG SHOW

PHILADELPHIA PA--Samantha Valle and her talented dogs perform an entertaining halftime show at a Philadelphia Eagles football game. The skill and training of these dogs to be able to perform like this is simply amazing to watch. I’m sure they kept the audience entertained and it would be nice to see them perform at more halftime shows. Sign up for the video of the day at BIG GEEK DADDY Read more →


HSI Bulk Cash Smuggling Task Force seizes nearly $3 million in illicit proceeds

press release COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Columbus-based Bulk Cash Smuggling Task Force seized nearly $3 million in illicit proceeds in 2014 from criminal organizations, nearly a million dollars more than last year's totals. In less than three years, the task force has seized close to $8 million in criminal proceeds. In addition to this year's monetary seizures, the task force – led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) – arrested 119 people for violating U.S. federal and state currency smuggling laws, including transmitting money without a license, laundering money and traveling in aid of racketeering... Read more →


10-Year-Old Franklin Township Boy Dies After Being Struck by a Police Car

GLOUCESTER COUNTY NJ (December 28,2014)-- A 10-year-old Franklin Township NJ boy died tonight after he was struck by a Franklin Township Police Department patrol car on Route 47 in the southern Gloucester County township. The boy was pronounced dead at the scene following the 7:04 p.m. collision at Rt. 47 (Delsea Drive) near Elmer St. The police vehicle was northbound on Rt. 47 enroute to a call at the time. The officer driving the car was the only occupant. No other vehicles were involved. An autopsy on the deceased boy is scheduled for Monday (12/29). The fatality is being investigated... Read more →


THIS JUST IN:

Body of Deptford Man Found Near Mantua Creek

WOODBURY NJ (December 28, 2014)--The body of a 58-year-old Deptford NJ man was found today, December 28, 2014 on the bank of the Mantua Creek near the Route 45 overpass of the creek in Mantua Township NJ. No foul play is suspected in the death. The man has been identified as Theodore Smith III. He was found by a Deptford Township police officer who was searching for him after Smith's wife reported him missing early today. Smith was last seen leaving the Telford Inn in Mantua Saturday night (12/27), telling a Telford employee he was walking home. He lived about... Read more →


CNBNews Comics 27:

JEROME by Dave Wolfe

Vol. I No. 27 (December 28, 2014) Editors Note: Every Sunday evening at 7 pm we will post a weekly comic strip provided by cartoonist Dave Wolfe, age 14. 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 26: JEROME by Dave Wolfe CNBNews Comics: JEROME by Dave Wolfe CNBNews Comics: JEROME by Dave Wolfe CNBNews Comics: JEROME by Dave Wolfe A Grid of 10 Beloved... Read more →


Seniors’ Wait Time For A Medicare Appeal Is Cut In Half

By Susan Jaffe / Kaiser Health News The federal office responsible for appeals for Medicare coverage has cut in half the waiting time for beneficiaries who are requesting a hearing before a judge. The progress follows an announcement last January that officials were going to work through a crushing backlog by moving beneficiaries to the front of the line and suspending hearings on cases from hospitals, doctors and other providers for at least two years. The Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) has decided most of the 5,162 cases filed by beneficiaries in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30,... Read more →


Tim O’Shea Selected for Brooks-Irvine Unsung Hero Honor!

By gostrum / 19 December 2014 GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--Senior Tim O’Shea (standing, third from left) is congratulated on his selection for the Brooks Irvine Memorial Football Club’s 2014 Unsung Hero Award on December 15. Standing are (l to r): Father Allain Caparas, Head Coach Ryan Murphy, Tim O’Shea, assistant coach Pat Hines, and Assistant coach Ryan Murphy. Kneeling are seniors Brian Boher and Dan Petito. source Gloucester Catholic Related articles Gloucester Catholic Names Bill Keane Varsity Boys' Lacrosse Coach | cnbnews.net Sayreville superintendent pushes to suspend athletic director amid football hazing investigation How the complicated Devils coaching staff restructuring will... Read more →