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March 2015

Cooper Learning Center Receives Grant for Services in the Brooklawn School District

Alice Costello School Brooklawn NJ (file photo) press release Dr, Richard Selznick, Director of the Cooper Learning Center, a part of the Cooper University Hospital, has announced that the Learning Center, in cooperation with the Brooklawn Public School District, has received a grant of $10,000 from the Stan McKee Reading Foundation. This funding will be... Read more →


March 31, 2015 CHRISTIE SAYS HE SUPPORTS BANNING ABORTIONS AT 20 WEEKS Governor Christie has joined the ranks of the other 13 Republican presidential candidates who have publicly announced their support for a federal ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, reports NJ.com. The announcement came shortly after a national anti-abortion group called him... Read more →

Gloucester Township PD Participating in UDrive, UText, UPay Campaign

The Gloucester Township Police Department will be participating in the statewide 2015 “UDrive, UText, UPay” distracted driving enforcement campaign. This campaign takes place between April 1st and April 21st, 2015. As part of the initiative, the department was awarded a $5,000 grant by New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety. The grant will be used... Read more →

Widener Honors Standout Business Students

CHESTER, PA (03/30/2015)(readMedia)-- The Widener University School of Business Administration recently recognized 21 of its standout students with awards during its annual banquet held March 26 at Harrah's Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack. The following area students received awards: Eric Bihlear of Tabernacle (08088), N.J., was presented with the Outstanding Finance Student and Outstanding International Business... Read more →

Carmen Palmiero Basketball League:


FOR MORE PHOTOS GO HERE GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--For the 3rd straight year, the Future Stars of the kindergarten division of the Carmen Palmiero Basketball League ( CPBL), Gloucester City, were able to defeat the parents in the annual Graduation Game. The parents were able to keep it close this year but the Future Stars pulled... Read more →

Roberta Bankston-Leconey Awarded Regional Paraprofessional of the Year

Garfield Park Academy Educator Willingboro, NJ – Garfield Park Academy, a private school serving students with disabilities, has announced that Roberta Bankston-Leconey was recently recognized as regional Paraprofessional of the Year by ASAH, a statewide association of private schools serving students in need of special education. Bankston-Leconey has been with Garfield Park Academy for more... Read more →

39 Tons of Tires Collected in One Day by Delaware's Scrap Tire Management Program

Recent DNREC scrap tire recycling drop-off day in Georgetown collects almost 39 tons of tires DOVER (March 30, 2015) – Delaware’s Scrap Tire Management Program, administered through DNREC’s Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances, recently sponsored its 14th scrap tire drop-off day in the state and netted 38.81 tons of old and disused tires for... Read more →

NJPP Moves the Needle on Transparency & Accountability in Trenton

NEW JERSEY POLICY PERSPECTIVE RELEASE Transparency and accountability for the state's fiscal and economic policy. Here's the quick rundown: Fixing Corporate Tax Subsidy Reporting NJPP has been an outspoken leader in calling for the state to report on the outcomes of corporate tax breaks. Last week, these efforts bore fruit: Lawmakers sent a bill to... Read more →

Cumberland County Fair Board makes 2015 announcements | cnbnews.net

press release Millville, NJ The Cumberland County Fair Association recently elected Terry Pangburn, President, Don Schultz, Vice-President, Lisa Pangburn, Treasurer and Karen LaValle, Secretary to lead the Cumberland County Fair Board for 2015. This group of directors along with its fair board members, friends of the fair and volunteers are promising to bring a bigger... Read more →

CNB MEDICAL NEWS: No Need to Delay Rotator Cuff Surgery, Study Shows

Newswise — Las Vegas, NV – Delaying rotator cuff surgery on patients with shoulder stiffness may not be necessary, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day. “Our study compared results for 170 patients who received rotator cuff surgery with 25 who underwent an additional glenohumeral joint... Read more →


Trial for Suspect Charged in a Vicious Hammer Attack on a Gloucester City Man, Begins Wed.

CNBNEWS UPDATE APRIL 2, 2015: The trial has been rescheduled for Thursday, May 28, 2015 at the Criminal Justice Center Courthouse, 1301 Filbert Street, Philadelphia in Room 701. It is scheduled to begin at 9AM. Hearing the case will be Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas Judge Sean Kennedy. Presenting the case for the prosecution... Read more →

OP-ED: Hysteria And Duplicity Over Indiana Law

CATHOLIC LEAGUE March 30, 2015 Bill Donohue comments on reaction to Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA): The federal RFRA was passed in 1993, and since that time thirty states have adopted their own RFRA, or a variation of it. These laws have not engendered a single act of discrimination against any American, yet when... Read more →

Two new hotels proposed for busy Rt 41 in Deptford (42Freeway.com)

Mark Matthews At Deptford's February Planning Board meeting, developers presented a preliminary plan for two new hotels to be developed along Rt 41 (Hurffville), at the entrance to Rt 42 southbound. The property is currently several warehouses and businesses. And again 42Freeway.com is the first to bring you this news. This would put 4 hotels... Read more →

Gloucester City PD Crime Report: Officers Arrest Burglar Hiding in a Bathroom

David E. Johnson (photo provided) source press release GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--Gloucester City Police on March 25 responded to a business in the 100 block of N. King Street for a burglar alarm activation. Upon arrival, the officers found a rear door open and a window broken. A search of the business located the suspect hiding... Read more →

Friends of Polish Art Host Fabric Artist

(CNBNews.net)--Rayneld Rolak Johnson, Ph.D., has been a longtime educator at Wayne State Rayneld Rolak Johnson, Ph.D. Wayne State University University in Fashion Design and Art. A native daughter of Detroit, she was recognized for her fashion prowess early and while, in high school, she received from Governor William Milliken, the Michigan State Fair-Best of Show... Read more →

Mrs. Josephine L. Raube of Gloucester City Succumbs at the age of 103 | cnbnews.net

On March 17, 2015. Age 103. Of Gloucester City. (nee Matus). Loving wife of the late William Raube. Loving mother of William Raube, Jr., Ronald Raube, Esther Fiori, Elaine Hires, Maryann Hepner and the late Stanley Raube. Cherished grandmother of 15, great-grandmother of 28 and great-great grandmother of 2. Dear sister of Jennie Bedzyk and... Read more →

Raptors open NJAC play by sweeping William Paterson

3/29/2015 4:29:00 PM Box Score 1 | Box Score 2 WAYNE, N.J. – The rugged schedule the Rutgers-Camden baseball team played down south apparently has prepared the Scarlet Raptors for the northern part of their season. Rutgers-Camden opened its New Jersey Athletic Conference schedule here Sunday with a doubleheader sweep over powerful William Paterson University,... Read more →

Today we remember. . .Trooper Anthony Fotiou

Today we remember. . . Anthony R. Fotiou was born December 1, 1957, in Atlantic City. Trooper Anthony Fotiou was a member of the 109th State Police Class and enlisted in the Division of State Police on November 19, 1987. Trooper Fotiou served at various Troop "A" Stations and various assignments within the Transportation Safety... Read more →

Rowan Baseball Sweeps Rutgers-Newark, 5-4 And 10-2 In NJAC Doubleheader

03/29/2015 | Baseball Box Score 1 | Box Score 2 GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan University baseball team swept a New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) doubleheader versus Rutgers-Newark on Sunday afternoon. The Profs took the first game, 5-4 and won the nightcap, 10-2. It was the first conference games of the season for both teams.... Read more →

Rowan Softball Wins 12-4 and 13-0 Over Montclair State

03/29/2015 | Softball Box Score 1 | Box Score 2 GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan University softball team won 12-4 and 13-0 over conference opponent Montclair State University on Sunday afternoon. Both games were five innings. The Profs are undefeated with a 20-0 record while the Red Hawks are 3-7 overall. It was the first... Read more →

Strong Armed Robbery of 83-Year-Old Man, Can You Identify Suspects?

The Voorhees Police Department needs your help in identifying the two subjects pictured who are persons of interest in the strong armed robbery of an 83 year old man yesterday in the area of the Robin Hill Apartments on Preston Avenue (near Ashland PATCO Speedline Station). The victim suffered injuries to his face and was... Read more →

Gloucester County Craftsmen & Home Show

(cnbnews.net)The Gloucester County Craftsmen & Home Show is coming to the Gloucester County 4-H Fairgrounds 275 Bridgeton Pike (Rte. 77) on May 2nd, from 9am to 4pm. This 5th annual event is designed for everything inside and outside the home. As a visitor, you and your family will be able to stroll leisurely through aisles... Read more →


Viewership climbs toward 1 million with months of adventure awaiting. With more than a million viewers worldwide, and the news broadcasted widely to local and national audiences, you might already be well aware the spotlight on Pennsylvania’s most well-known bald eagle nest has turned to two new stars. Its mate in the background, an adult... Read more →

GCity One of the Best, Big Raise for Police Chief, CCPD LT. Admits to Lewd Act, The Top Lion Is?

CNBNEWS Tips and Snippets: by William E. Cleary Sr. THE BEST COMMUTER CITY—The City of Gloucester has received another accolade. This time IMAGE PROVIDED it was chosen as one of the top ten best commuter cities in the state of New Jersey by the Obrella Insider. According to a press release, the company analyzes and... Read more →

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter

March 16-22 Reminder for the week: With turkey season opening April 11, take time to review regulations DOVER (March 27, 2015) – 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 & Wildlife Enforcement Natural Resources... Read more →

Select Widener University Students Inducted into Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society

CHESTER, PA (03/27/2015)(readMedia)-- Widener University recently inducted social science students displaying academic excellence into the Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society. The following area students became members: Lauren Bishop, a Psychology major from Cherry Hill, N.J.; Shauna Nicole Harris, a Sociology major from Mt Laurel, N.J.; Sophia Mitchell, a Psychology and Criminal Justice major from... Read more →

Camden Man Charged for Assault and Robbery of 83-Year-Old in Voorhees

Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Voorhees Police Chief Louis Bordi reported a Camden man has been charged in the assault and robbery of an elderly man in Voorhees. Steven Rashad Miller, 27, is accused of approaching an 83-year-old Voorhees resident near the Robin Hills Apartments on Preston Avenue and punching him in the... Read more →

Nebraska Senator Wont Back Down or Apologize for Saying He'd Shoot A Cop

AP file photo NOT GONNA DO IT: Nebraska state Sen. Ernie Chambers says he will not apologize for saying he’d shoot a police officer if he had a gun. By Deena Winter | Nebraska Watchdog LINCOLN, Neb. — State Sen. Sen. Ernie Chambers isn’t backing down. The state lawmaker froma Omaha defiantly stood Thursday on... Read more →

GUEST COMMENTARY: Georgia Lawmaker Smears Archdiocese

by Bill Donahue March 27, 2015 Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by Georgia State Representative Jason Spencer about the Archdiocese of Atlanta: Georgia is considering a bill, the Hidden Predator Act, that would lift the statute of limitations for two years on civil suits filed against alleged sexual abusers. It is rightly being opposed... Read more →

Pat Condell: A Word to Rioting Muslims

Patrick "Pat" Condell (born 1949 or 1950)[2] is a writer, comedian and atheist internet personality. He performed alternative comedy shows during the 1980s and 1990s in the United Kingdom, and won a Time Out Comedy Award in 1991. He was also a regular panellist on BBC Radio 1's "Loose Talk". From early 2007, he began... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Wild turkey hunt for youth and non-ambulatory disabled hunters April 4

DOVER (March 27, 2015) – Prior to the start of Delaware’s 2015 spring wild turkey season, youths aged 10 to 15 and non-ambulatory disabled hunters will have a special one-day turkey hunt opportunity on Saturday, April 4. Youth and disabled hunters will be able to hunt wild turkeys on private property, state wildlife areas and... Read more →


Measure identifies funding source to finance cooperative healthcare programs (TRENTON) – The New Jersey Social Innovation Act developed by Assemblyman Angel Fuentes (D-Camden/Gloucester) was approved by the General Assembly today. The Act seeks to reduce government and taxpayer healthcare costs by decreasing chronic emergency room use through improved, coordinated care. “Across the country, healthcare is... Read more →

Wilmington again ranked a top U.S. city for solar energy

1st in the South Atlantic region and 5th in the nation for solar power per capita Leadership and state energy legislation/policies cited for the city’s growth in solar power WILMINGTON (March 26, 2015) –Wilmington again has been named one of the nation’s “Solar Stars” – among the top cities in the U.S. for solar energy.... Read more →

CNB CRIME: Newark Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Armed Carjacking

NEWARK, NJ—A Newark man was sentenced today to 144 months in prison for his role in a shotgun carjacking in Little Falls, New Jersey, on Oct. 30, 2011, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Hanzah Darby, 26, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton to an indictment charging him with one count... Read more →

Obituary: Emile J. Murphy, of Runnemede

Emilie J. Murphy (nee McCullough), on March 27, 2015, of Runnemede. Age 96. Beloved wife of the late Charles G.W. Murphy and Richard Hagerty. Devoted mother of Judith Quigley-Smith, Monica McClintock (Bruce), Charles J. Murphy (Regina), and the late Eve Murphy-Fallon. Mother-in-law of Jerry Fallon. Loving grandmother of Roseanne, Tina, Kevin, Maureen, Steven, Charlie, Paul,... Read more →

The FBI Releases Final Report of the 9/11 Review Commission

Today, the FBI released The FBI: Protecting the Homeland in the 21st Century, the final report of the 9/11 Review Commission. This congressionally mandated review focused on the FBI’s implementation of the recommendations proposed by the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (the 9/11 Commission). “I am pleased the Review Commission recognized... Read more →

Nijaherie Scanes of Camden City Arrested for Spitting on Two Camden County Police Officers

Camden City, NJ March 28, 2015 (CNBNews.net)-–Officers responding to a dispute outside of a bar arrested a woman who punched and kicked one officer and spit on two other officers. Around 1 a.m. Thursday, Officer Matthew Krol responded to Luby’s Bar on the 1200 block of Kaighns Avenue to investigate a disturbance. After arriving on... Read more →

Feed the Barrel: A tale of how small actions can change the world

Crossposted from Environmental Justice in Action By Lena Adams Kim Father Didik of St. Thomas Aquinas church is one of the 15 Barrel Keepers who manage the system of oil collection barrels. The oil he’s pouring will become biofuel, compost, and soap. It all started Thanksgiving Day 2013, with my daughters frantically yelling, “The basement... Read more →

Prominent Atlantic County Attorney Who Practiced Elder Law Headed for Prison

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that a prominent Atlantic County, N.J., attorney who specialized in elder law was sentenced to state prison today for defrauding elderly clients of millions of dollars and laundering the funds through various accounts, including her attorney trust account. Last week, the Division of Criminal Justice obtained... Read more →

OP-ED:Unsustainable Growth

Volume XX No.13: March 27, 2015 Just before leaving for a two-week recess, the House passed a bill aimed at permanently solving a long-standing budget challenge. A failed effort to rein in rising Medicare costs from nearly two decades ago led Congress to repeatedly enact one or two year “patches” preventing scheduled payment cuts for... Read more →

CNB Pet Tip of the Week: Our New Schedule

by Dawn Watson cnbnews.net Brother of the Wolf, LLC announces its new spring class: Call of the Wild Adventure. This class will teach your dog social interaction and polite behavior while meeting other dogs, children, and strangers. Each week we will meet at a different outdoor location. The first class will be held on Saturday,... Read more →

New campground and other enhancements transform Delaware Seashore State Park

REHOBOTH BEACH (March 27, 2015) – Governor Jack Markell, Federal Highway Administration Delaware Administrator Mary Ridgeway, DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohan, and DNREC Division of Parks & Recreation Director Ray Bivens joined other officials today for a ribbon-cutting ceremony, opening the brand new North Inlet Campground and enabling the public to enjoy other new improvements at... Read more →

CNB BUSINESS NEWS: Local Firm Gains National Radio Listeners

press release HADDONFIELD NJ (CNBNews.net)-- Reviva Labs, of Haddonfield, N.J., a major manufacturer of all-natural skin care products, is being featured on radio, via a program that reaches listeners nationally. The subject addresses the growth of the skin care industry. Source material is from an interview with Stephen Strassler, founder and president of Reviva Labs’... Read more →

Norcross Votes to Protect Medicare Guarantee, Reauthorize CHIP

Washington, DC (March 26, 2015)– Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ01) voted in favor of a bipartisan health care bill that will protect and strengthen Medicare for senior citizens while preserving health benefits for countless children and families throughout South Jersey. Supported by provider and beneficiary groups, the bipartisan Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of... Read more →

Check Out Over 800 New Titles at Camden County Library System

Sort and browse by over 12 different book genres and media types “ It’s What I Do: a photographer’s life of love and war” by Lynsey Addario is one of the hundreds of new titles available at the Camden County Library System. (Baker & Taylor photo)] VOORHEES, NJ – March 27, 2015 – The public... Read more →


press release (TRENTON) March 27, 2015 – Senator Nilsa Cruz-Pérez (D-Camden/Gloucester) Stolen Valor Act was approved by the General Assembly yesterday. Bill S2704 would make the knowing misrepresentation of oneself as a veteran or member of the military for the purpose of obtaining money, property, or other benefit a crime of the third degree, with... Read more →

Prosecutor Releases Results of Sheridan Investigation /cnbnewsnet

March 27, 2015 NEWS RELEASE - SOMERVILLE, N.J. – Somerset County Prosecutor Geoffrey D. Soriano, Somerset County Chief of County Detectives Timothy M. Fitzgerald and Montgomery Township Police Captain/Director Robert E. Palmer announce the conclusion of the investigation of the deaths of John Sheridan and Joyce Sheridan of 49 Meadow Run Drive, in the Skillman... Read more →

CNB CRIME: Gloucester City Police Seeking Public's Help in Identifying Burglary Suspects

MEDIA RELEASE Person of interest possibly involved in 500 unit block of   Somerset Street burglary (photo provided) GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (CNBNews.net)--Gloucester City Police Detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying several people of interest that may have been involved in recent burglaries. The first incident occurred on March 21, 2015 at approximately... Read more →

CNB CRIME: Five Bounty Hunters Arrested in Connection with Assault and Kidnapping

CAMDEN CITY NJ MARCH 27, 2015--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo, Chesilhurst Police Chief Wendell Smith and Waterford Township Police Chief Daniel Cormaney reported five bounty hunters have been charged in connection with the assault of a man and the kidnapping of a teenage boy. The incident began around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday outside a residence... Read more →