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by William E. Cleary Sr. GLOUCESTER CITY NJ April 30, 2015 ( $46,629,042 Gloucester City School District budget was made public today via a newspaper advertisement. Because of cutbacks the new spending plan is $1,050,049 less than last year’s number of $47,679,091. The estimated enrollment for the upcoming fiscal year is 1,798 students or 41 more than last year’s number of 1,757. Faced with a $3.5 million budget gap School Superintendent Joseph Rafferty announced last week that certain positions will be terminated effective June 30, 2015. Rafferty said the district has experienced significant underfunding in state aid for the 2015-2016... Read more →

Norcross Introduces First Bill, Improves Rail Safety following Paulsboro Derailment

Washington, DC April 29, 2015 (– Yesterday, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ01) introduced his first bill, H.R. 2074, the Toxics by Rail Accountability and Community Knowledge (TRACK) Act, to improve hazmat-by-rail safety by implementing a series of recommendations made by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) following the 2012 train derailment in Paulsboro, New Jersey. Since being sworn in to Congress in November of last year, Rep. Norcross has worked closely with Senator Bob Menendez and local officials on legislation designed to avoid catastrophes like the one that occurred in Paulsboro, while working to benefit from the lessons learned from... Read more →

CNB Business News: Attendees at The Little Gym Annual Reunion Take Away a Key Message about Serious Fun

Swedesboro, NJ (Grassroots Newswire) April 27, 2015 - Charles Buzad of The Little Gym of Swedesboro recently joined other franchise owners and key team members at the company's annual "Reunion" conference, held from March 6-9 at The Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort in Austin, TX. This year's conference, themed "reTHINK. rePLAY," challenged attendees to simplify current initiatives and improve execution by focusing on the basics of The Little Gym philosophy - delivering "Serious Fun" programs that help children build new skills, burn energy and make new friends all while developing self-confidence and providing a positive experience to the entire family.... Read more →

Bike Rodeo Saturday May 2 in Gloucester Township

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ April 29, 2015 ( Gloucester Township Police Department wants to make this a community event that saves lives and makes our Township the safest, and healthiest in New Jersey. The Gloucester Township Police Community Relations Bureau will be conducting our 4th Annual Bicycle Rodeo on Saturday May 2, 2015 from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the Camden County Timber Creek Dog Park on Chews Landing Road in Gloucester Township. A rodeo is a bicycle skills event which provides an opportunity for bicyclists to practice and develop skills that will help them to become better bicyclists and... Read more →

CNB Business News: Caring Transitions of South Jersey Recognized with National Award

Vineland, NJ, April 27, 2015 (– The locally owned and operated business Caring Transitions of South Jersey has been recognized by the Caring Transitions’ national headquarters as a Rookie All Star franchise. Caring Transitions of South Jersey, which Charles Reinhart launched in January of 2014, specializes in organizing and managing senior moves, downsizing, and liquidating belongings through estate sales and online auctions. Caring Transitions of South Jersey serves Cumberland, Salem and Gloucester counties. On a national level, the Caring Transitions franchise is the largest resource specializing in this type of senior relocation services. “The business has really taken off nicely... Read more →

Off-Duty Troopers Rescue Woman from Burning Home

Troopers Treated for Smoke Inhalation Mount Olive Township, N.J. – Two off-duty state troopers rushed into a burning home and rescued a woman who was trapped inside, after they encountered a house fire on their way home from work on April 28. Troopers Adam Gonzalez and Justin Storie had just completed their shift at Troop “B” Netcong Station when they noticed dark smoke billowing from a home on U.S. Highway 206 at approximately 7:30 p.m. Without hesitation, they immediately stopped to render aid. Troopers Gonzalez and Storie were able to gain access into the residence through the front door, where... Read more →

CNB ARCHIVES July 2009: Budget Crisis or Lack of Budgeting?

CNB ARCHIVES POSTED Friday, July 17, 2009 CATEGORY LETTERS At the June 25th Gloucester City Council meeting I asked our municipal leadership why they have not hired new recruits for our Police Department. Acting Mayor and Finance Committee chairman, Councilman Marchese, responded to my question by stating that Gloucester City is currently in a budget crisis and is awaiting a State grant. I do not disagree with Mr. Marchese’s admission of our City’s budget crisis. I do, however, question the reasons that led to this crisis and the resulting shortage of Police Department man power. The Police Department’s Budget: In... Read more →

Robert E. Hunnewell, Jr. Age 74. Of Barrington, formerly of Laurel Springs.

On April 21, 2015. Age 74. Of Barrington, formerly of Laurel Springs. Robert proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and went on to work for many years as an electrical supervisor for Owens Corning Fiberglass. He is survived by his 5 children including his youngest son, Christopher Hunnewell and a large extended family. Honoring the wishes of Robert, his services will be held privately at a later date. Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of Robert E. Hunnewell, Jr. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth... Read more →

CNB Sports: Rams-12 Lions- 0

photo credit CNBNews photographer Bruce Darrow BROOKLAWN NJ April 28, 2015 ( Catholic met cross-town rival Gloucester High on Tuesday at "Joe Barth" Field, Browning Road, in Brooklawn. The Rams won the contest by a score of 12-0. Above: Rams Anthony Harrold is safe at third. Waiting for the ball is Lions 3B Gavin Unitis Below: Unitis tags Rams Nick Seccia out after his hit brought home three baserunners photo credit CNBNews photographer Bruce Darrow Related articles Poor Timing by Supt.; School Budget Numbers; Boro Board Members Resign; No-1 v No-2; ETC. The Gloucester City P.A.L. Golf Tournament WATCH: 1984... Read more →

Over 8,000 New Jersey Fourth Graders Urge Their Peers to Stay Away From Drugs

in Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey Contest NEWARK, NJ – Over 8,000 New Jersey fourth grade students want their peers to get a substance abuse prevention message- that there are fun things to do instead of doing drugs --- and, they created messages and artwork to deliver that message. The students from fourth grade classrooms across New Jersey created artwork as part of a contest to deliver the most effective peer-to-peer substance abuse prevention messages in a initiative sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ). The theme of this year’s contest was “Fun Things to Do... Read more →

CNB MEDICAL NEWS: HHS issues final recommendation for community water fluoridation

Adjusted level seeks to maintain dental health benefits of fluoride The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today released the final Public Health Service (PHS) recommendation for the optimal fluoride level in drinking water to prevent tooth decay. The new recommendation is for a single level of 0.7 milligrams of fluoride per liter of water. It updates and replaces the previous recommended range (0.7 to 1.2 milligrams per liter) issued in 1962. The change was recommended because Americans now have access to more sources of fluoride, such as toothpaste and mouth rinses, than they did when water fluoridation was... Read more →

Christie stiffs New Jersey for security travel while Walker PAC pays

By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog When a governor takes out-of-state trips to campaign for a new job, who pays for the travel bills of the state police security details? In New Jersey and Wisconsin, the answers are different for two governors who are jockeying for position in the 2016 GOP presidential sweepstakes. Chris Christie has unapologetically stuck New Jersey taxpayers with the $1.15 million in Executive Protection Unit travel costs during his first five years in office, according to a New Jersey Watchdog analysis. But when Wisconsin’s Scott Walker hits the road on political journeys, those bills are... Read more →

Chuckles: The Lone Ranger and Tonto

The Lone Ranger and Tonto went camping in the desert. After they got their tent all set up, both men fell sound asleep. Some hours later, Tonto wakes the Lone Ranger and says, 'Kemo Sabe, look towards sky, what you see? ' 'The Lone Ranger replies, 'I see millions of stars.' 'What that tell you?' asked Tonto. The Lone Ranger ponders for a minute then says, 'Astronomicallyspeaking, it tells me there are millions of galaxies and potentially billions of planets. Astrologically, it tells me that Saturn is in Leo.Time wise, it appears to be approximately a quarter past three in... Read more →


Defendant's mother indicted for attempting to help conceal the crime Kyle J. Crosby (photo provided) Jo Crosby (photo provided) MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. April 28, 2015 ( – Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced today that a Burlington County Grand Jury returned a murder indictment against a Mount Laurel man charged with killing his wife and dumping her body in a Maryland field earlier this year. Kyle J. Crosby, age 28, of 5201 Aberdeen Drive in Mount Laurel, was indicted on one count of Murder (First Degree), one count of Desecrating Human Remains (Second Degree), one count of Hindering Apprehension... Read more →


CNB ARCHIVES: Wednesday, July 29, 2009 Fed’s Release Press Release About Bryant’s Conviction TRENTON – Former New Jersey State Senator Wayne R. Bryant was sentenced to 48 months in federal prison today for unlawfully using his power and influence to obtain a paid, low-show job at UMDNJ’s School of Osteopathic Medicine in exchange for lobbying and bringing millions of dollars in extra funding to the school, and using that job and others to fraudulently nearly triple his state pension, Acting U.S. Attorney Ralph J. Marra, Jr., announced. Bryant’s co-defendant, former dean of the School of Osteopathic Medicine (SOM) in Stratford,... Read more →

Rider University graduate Mike Thomas Makes his AAA Debut

April 27, 2015 press release OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—Rider University graduate Mike Thomas made his AAA debut Sunday, pitching for the Oklahoma City Dodgers of the Pacific Coast League. A 2011 graduate of Rider University, Thomas pitched three innings of relief, allowing one run on two hits in a 3-2 victory over the Omaha Storm Chasers. Thomas got five ground ball outs and two fly outs. He threw 33 pitches, 22 for strikes, facing 10 batters. Thomas has been selected to play in the prestigious Arizona Fall League the last two autumns. Thomas was called up from the Chattanooga Lookouts of... Read more →

Thomas Patton Ferguson, III Age 89 Of Pennsauken

A dapper gentleman with an unmatched wit and memorable one-liners, Tom lived in Pennsauken for over 50 years, but his heart remained in the City of Brotherly Love, his birthplace. On April 22, 2015, at age 89. Tom passed away peacefully in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Camden. Loving brother of Edna May Ripley of East Providence , RI. Cherished uncle of Hope (Hoop) Morgan of Wilmington, NC, Todd L. Rogers of Grand Rapids, MI, Craig W. Rogers (Joan Velush) of Sandy Hook, CT, (late David Ripley) surviving wife Rene Harvitt of Great Barrington, MA , Don Ripley (Cindy) of... Read more →

Video: Camden Seafood and Deli Burglary Suspect

press release Camden City, NJ April 27, 2015 ( – The Camden County Police Department is investigating a burglary and asking for help from the public to identify the suspect caught on surveillance video. On April 10 around 11:40 p.m., a suspect broke into Camden Seafood and Deli at 5th and Market. The suspect took cash from the register and drinks before fleeing the store. The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male wearing a light colored shirt and light colored pants and with a possible tattoo on his left hand. The suspect can be seen committing the... Read more →

Bellmawr Obtains Five-Ton Vehicle from Government

BELLMAWR NJ April 27, 2015 ('s Office of Emergency Management acquired this 5 ton vehicle through a government surplus grant. The vehicle will enhance the Borough's emergency services capabilities during adverse conditions, capable of going through high water areas or transporting equipment around in all sorts of terrain. This vehicle came at no cost to the Borough. Preparedness is the key to being able to better protect our community in its time of need. source Bellmawr Fire Department Related articles 2 dead in multi-vehicle crash on I-295 in Gloucester County Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by a car... Read more →

CNB Archives: Evergreen Printing Bucks Downturn, Adding New Press and Customers

CNB ARCHIVES: JULY 21, 2009 Source Printing Impressions category Bellmawr BELLMAWR, NJ—July 21, 2009—Evergreen Printing is doing what many printers aren't: aiming to increase sales this year by 15%, in their case, planning to reach $26 million. It's headed in the right direction. This heatset and cold web printer of monthly business publications recently won two big newspaper deals. Evergreen Printing came under new leadership last September when it was purchased by Carmen Pinto. Soon after taking charge of the 95,000-sq.ft. operation, Pinto established a "sales-first" culture. In February, Evergreen began printing the North American edition of London's The... Read more →

Gloucester Township Police Dog Walker Watch- May 2

Come out and learn how you can help us fight crime by reporting suspicious activity! DATE: May 2nd, 2015 TIME: 10am—1pm PLACE: Timber Creek Dog Park (Chews Landing Road in Gloucester Township) Bring your family and pet-friendly dog, out to meet some adoptable dogs from the Camden County Animal Shelter and other local dog rescues, meet local dog trainers to help with questions about your dog, and meet McGruff the Crime Dog and our K-9 dogs, Chew Landing Veterinarians, Pawfect Pastries, Monster Pet and Target will also be on location supporting the event. For more information, contact Ptl. Jennifer McLaughlin... Read more →

CNB ARCHIVES (2009): Dirty Jersey/ Poll Results

POLITICIANS AND RABBIS HEAD TO JAIL (photo courtesy NewYorkTimes. com CNB ARCHIVES: Monday, July 27, 2009 By Bill Cleary DIRTY JERSEY-Forty-four prominent political and religious leaders, including mayors, assemblymen and rabbis were arrested July 23rd by federal authorities on the charge of corruption and international money laundering. What else is new? The banner headlines about the arrest of the 44 suspects made the front page of newspapers around the world. Most New Jersey residents are no longer shocked by this type of embarrassing news. A month doesn’t go by without reading about a local or state legislator being hauled off... Read more →


Black Crowd Attack Whites in Baltimore; One woman being assaulted is in a wheelchair

(CNBNews)--What is happening to our society? Where are our leaders? No one speaks out against this type of behavior. And then the Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says at a press conference that she gave protestors space to destroy in the wake of Freddie Gray's death. WHAT!!! Gray suffered a spinal injury at some point while in police custody and died a week later. Authorities haven’t explained how his spine was injured. “While we tried to make sure that they were protected from the cars and the other things that were going on, we also gave those who wished to destroy... Read more →

Miss America and Safe Horizon "Put The Nail In It" to end domestic violence

PRESS RELEASE ( America 2015 Kira Kazantsev and Safe Horizon, the nation's leading victim assistance organization, have partnered on a campaign to reinforce a simple, yet impactful concept - it's time to put the nail in domestic violence. The "Put the Nail in It" campaign will launch on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at the 20th Annual Champion Awards: Leading the Way to benefit Safe Horizon at The Grand Hyatt in New York City. By painting the left ring fingernail purple -- the color of the anti-domestic violence movement -- guests at the Awards will be showing the world their vow... Read more →

CNBNEWS ARCHIVES: Gloucester City Master Plan Approved; Calls for Riverfront Redevelopment

CNBNews Archives published Tuesday, July 28, 2009 category Gloucester City By Linda Boker-Angelo NEWS Correspondent The Gloucester City Planning Board heard a brief presentation on the City’s Master Plan Reexamination Report by planner Larry Waetzman. Waetzman said the City is made up of approximately 11,500 people living in about 4,200 households in a town about 2.2 square miles wide. Redevelopment will continue with plans to expand on the river walk and riverfront development. More expansion will include construction of a new state of the art water plant and a new middle school. Waetzman said plans will work towards preserving natural... Read more →

Environmental Champion Award Recipeints

(New York, N.Y. – April 24, 2015) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has honored six individuals and organizations from across New Jersey with Environmental Champion Awards for their achievements in protecting public health and the environment. EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined by Donovan Richards, Chair of the New York City Council's Committee on Environmental Protection, to present the awards to this year’s recipients at a ceremony at the EPA’s offices in Manhattan. Included in the awardees was a group of High School Students from Little Egg Harbor, who won a national President’s Environmental... Read more →

Troopers Find 8 Illegal Drugs in Crashed Car

Holmdel, -- What began as a report of a verbal dispute on the roadside in Cape MayCounty progressed into a brief pursuit, then a crash, and lastly, the discovery of a shopping list of illegal drugs in Monmouth County. State troopers from Holmdel Station arrested Samuel Bompane, (photo) 22, of Brooklyn, , for a variety of charges on Tuesday afternoon (April 21) following a crash on the northbound Parkway at mile marker 115. Bompane was first noticed in connection with a report of a verbal dispute on the side of the road in Cape May County. He drove his car... Read more →

Close enough for government work: This town reveals the problem with family and politics

By Will Swaim | There’s an old aphorism, sometimes attributed to Harper Lee, that goes, “You can pick your friends but not your family.” We’re more or less stuck with what she called “kin,” she’s saying, so it’s grand that we can operate from something greater than an accident of biology when it comes to choosing our acquaintances. Sometimes, of course, the friends you pick become your family.Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber’s fiancée, Cylvia Hayes, got him into a pig’s trough of trouble when news broke she was working as a green-energy lobbyist while sleeping with the governor. Confronted with... Read more →


Is Baltimore burning? Lots of videos show something weird is happening there. And I have written more about racial violence in Baltimore than anyone. Both in my books, including Don't Make the Black Kids Angry. And in articles for magazines and op-ed pages around the country. Here is my YouTube playlist of recent riots in Baltimore. Just click here. You can also check out a year or so of other Baltimore black mob violence videos. SUBMITTED BY Colin Flaherty SEE MORE Baltimore Riot Videos Read more →

CHUCKLES: The Top 10 Signs Your Daughter is Marrying the Wrong Guy

AMERICAN POLICE BEAT: 1. When asked what he does for a living he flashes his gun and says, “I’m a conflict resolution consultant.” 2. Your name is Bruce Jenner. 3. Twenty-six years old with three ex-wives holding down the night manager spot at Taco Town. 4. The groom to be is the mayor’s bad-boy nephew. 5. She wants him to sign a prenuptial agreement. 6. Two words. Violent. Temper. 7. His greatest accomplishment? Getting a callback to an audition for the third season of “Survivor.” 8. Three words. Bisexual. Serial. Killer. 9. “Hey there, Mr. Richards, great to meet you!... Read more →

Two arrested in Clayton NJ drug investigation

WOODBURY NJ April 25, 2015 ( a three-week investigation, the Clayton Police Department, assisted by the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Strike Force, executed a search warrant Friday evening (4/24) at 5 Dubois Ave. In the borough, arresting two men on drug charges. Taken into custody were Paul Gordon (3/3/73) and Joshua Wojciechowski (2/7/79), both of the Dubois Ave. address. Both were charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Wojciechowski was additionally charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (unknown prescription pill). The two suspects were released on municipal... Read more →

Newman Society’s Guernsey Reveals What Really Happened with Marin Nuns in San Francisco

April 24, 2015, at 12:51 PM | By Justin Petrisek | Amid continued attacks on Archbishop Cordileone’s defense of Catholic education, opponents in San Francisco have turned their attention to the faithful Dominican sisters at Marin Catholic high school, noted Dr. Dan Guernsey, director of K-12 education programs for The Cardinal Newman Society, in his recent article for Crisis Magazine. Guernsey cut through the media confusion, highlighting what really happened at Marin Catholic and explaining why the religious educators should be praised for their faithful efforts. The situation at the high school began when the school planned a Friday morning... Read more →

Suspects Charged for Paulsboro Armed Robbery

WOODBURY NJ April 25, 2015 (CNBNEWS.NET)--Anthony D. Young Jr. (DOB 8/27/81), of Gibbstown and Christine E. Demore (DOB 11/19/84), of Paulsboro have been charged with conspiring with another man to commit armed robbery of a twin brother and sister in Paulsboro on 5/18/14. The twins, Robert W. Springer and Jessica N. Springer (DOB 6/28/88), of Washington Township, have been charged in connection with the death of the man Young and Demore are accused of conspiring with to rob the Springers. That man, Eddie Lee Warthen 4th (DOB 7/7/83), of Gibbstown, was struck twice by a motor vehicle on 5/18/14 on... Read more →

WATCH: 1984 Brooklawn American Legion Baseball National Runner up Awards Ceremony

posted by Michael Lindner Published on Apr 25, 2015 In 1984, Brooklawn NJ baseball came in second at the American Legion World Series losing to Puerto Rico on the last day in the last inning. Brooklawn was coached by the legendary legion coach, Joe Barth Jr., who coached for over 60 years, with his Brooklawn team winning 3 national championships, as well as being coached in 1984 by his sons Joe Barth Jr and Bob Barth. Read more →

Services Held for Pastor Gary Brennan of the Colonial Manor UMC, Gloucester High Alumnus

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ ( Pastor Gary Brennan, a longtime resident of Gloucester City and a graduate of Gloucester City High School Class of 1969, passed away on April 21 following a brief illness at the age of 64. He was currently the Methodist Minister serving Colonial Manor United Methodist Church, West Deptford. A celebration of Pastor Brennan's life was held on Sunday afternoon, April 26 at the Colonial Manor UMC. He is the cherished husband of Christine (Berry). Gary leaves behind his beloved sons, Bryan (Laura) and Michael Helms; his dear brother, Joseph P. Brennan (Dorothy) of Old Saybrook, CT;... Read more →

Lebanon Valley College Recognizes Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society Inductees

ANNVILLE, PA (04/23/2015)(readMedia)-- Lebanon Valley College recently inducted 23 students into Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education, as part of its Inquiry 2015 celebration. Felicia Dragon of Lumberton, N.J. Dragon, a graduate of Rancocas Valley High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in early childhood education and special education. Sara Shissler of Haddon Heights, N.J. Shissler, a graduate of Haddon Heights High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in early childhood education and special education. Carly Taylor of Marmora, N.J. Taylor, a graduate of Ocean City High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in... Read more →

Pine Hill Police Dep[artment Supports 2015 National Crime Victims' Rights Week

The members of the Pine Hill Police Department support National Crime Victims’ Rights Week and have developed collaborative relationships with many organizations dedicated to serving the needs of those who are victimized. The Department is committed to ensuring all victims are provided with information necessary to guide them to the available resources located within Camden County and the State of New Jersey. Members of the Department work closely with the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office of Victim Witness Advocacy to ensure best practices are being implemented in areas such as Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, At-Risk Juveniles, Mental Health Crisis and others.... Read more →

Black Police Officer Gives SICK Reason for Targeting "White Boys," Media Silent

Michael Cantrell April 24, 2015 12:09 pm From Yahoo News: Jeffrey Walker told jurors that the Philadelphia Police Department drug squad targeted white “college-boy … khaki-pants types” who were “easy to intimidate.” That matches the description of some of the drug dealers who have testified at the six-week police corruption trial that the squad stole as much as $110,000 at a time during violent, no-warrant raids. Lead defendant Thomas Liciardello always got a cut of the stolen money, while the others split “jobs” that they worked, Walker said. The city’s police brass often celebrated the squad’s work with splashy news... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: NREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter

Reminder for the week: Prepare for the season by signing up for a boating safety course DOVER (April 24, 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 Natural Resources Police officers between April 13-19 made 1,392 contacts with anglers, hunters, boaters and the general public, including 112 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks. Officers responded to 53 complaints and issued 35 citations, seven of which were related to the C&D Canal Conservation... Read more →

CNB Comics:

JEROME by Dave Wolfe

Vol. I No. 44 (APRIL 26, 2015) Editors Note: Every Sunday morning a 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 May 1-2: The Comic Strips Come to Broadway by Starlight Players 10 Of History’s Most Beloved Pets CNBNews Comics: JEROME by Dave Wolfe CNBNews Comics: JEROME by Dave Wolfe CNBNews Comics: JEROME... Read more →

CNB Medical: NJ Department of Health Recognizes Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

press release ( Jersey Health Commissioner Mary E. O'Dowd recognized Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, April 19-25, by commending New Jersey's laboratory professionals are an essential part of every aspect of healthcare, including medical diagnosis and public health prevention. "New Jersey's laboratory professionals play a vital role in health care and especially in protecting the public health, as we saw during the Ebola outbreak this past year," said Commissioner O'Dowd. "Every day medical decisions are based on data generated by laboratory professionals who work in hospital and commercial laboratories, as well as the Department's Public Health and Environmental Laboratory (PHEL). All... Read more →

CNB MEDICAL : New FDA Approved Laser Treatment for Vaginal Symptoms of Menopause

press release APRIL 25, 2015(CNBNEWS.NET)Advocare Premier OB/GYN of South Jersey is the first gynecology practice in South Jersey and Philadelphia areas to offer MonaLisa Touch™, a minimally-invasive laser treatment for women of all ages that treats problem vaginal symptoms such as dryness, itching, irritation, burning and painful intercourse. Vaginal atrophy, a result of decreased estrogen, affects naturally menopausal women and women who have “induced” menopause either through surgery or chemotherapy, in the case of cancer treatments. Prior to MonaLisa Touch™, treatments were either estrogens or estrogen-like medications, or over-the-counter lubricants. For women who do not respond to, or wish to... Read more →

CNB BUSINESS: David Brancaccio of Public Radio’s Marketplace Morning Report Comes to WHYY

PHILADELPHIA, April 23, 2015 —David Brancaccio, host of American Public Media’s Marketplace Morning Report, will be at WHYY’s Philadelphia studios on Wednesday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m. to share his insights with Marketplace senior reporter Dan Gorenstein and WHYY’s NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller. Brancaccio specializes in telling stories important to our democracy and our economy through the eyes of the real people who live in the cross-hairs of crucial issues. His accessible yet authoritative approach to investigative reporting and in-depth interviewing earned his work the highest honors in broadcast journalism, including the Peabody, the Columbia-duPont, the Emmy, and the... Read more →

COMMENTARY: Bracing for the Fiscal Storm

TAXPAYERS FOR COMMON SENSE Volume XX No.17: April 24, 2015 June marks the beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season. While 2014 was a relatively light year for storms, the last decade or so was not. And with more people moving to coastal areas and coastal areas becoming more vulnerable, taxpayer costs are only going to rise. That’s why Taxpayers for Common Sense joined with other fiscal conservatives, environmental groups, consumer and housing advocates, and insurance interests to offer “Bracing for the Storm: How to Reform U.S. Disaster Policy to Prepare for a Riskier Future.” A product of SmarterSafer, the coalition... Read more →

Division Conservation Officer Receives Command Citation

Conservation Officer Shannon Martiak was awarded a Bureau of Law Enforcement Command Citation for services rendered where a NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife civilian employee's life was threatened by an individual as a result of an investigation she had participated in. Through his tireless efforts, CO Martiak worked with the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office, the New Jersey State Police, and the South Amboy Municipal Police Department to identify the individual responsible for these threats, quite possibly saving the life of the Division's employee. Officer Martiak was hired as a State Conservation Officer in October of 2000 and has served... Read more →

COMMENTARY: Bobby Jindal Gets It

April 23, 2015 Bill Donohue comments on Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's op-ed in today's New York Times: Governor Bobby Jindal is more than a practicing Catholic—he is a man who will not change his "faith-driven view" of marriage, even if other public officials are willing to do so. Nor should he. His statement today on behalf of marriage (properly understood) and conscience rights is superb. He is both a defender of religious liberty and an opponent of unjust discrimination. Jindal is going to pursue legislation that would insulate individuals and institutions from government coercion on the subject of marriage. To... Read more →


Summary Law enforcement personnel and public officials may be at an increased risk of cyber attacks. These attacks can be precipitated by someone scanning networks or opening infected emails containing malicious attachments or links. Hacking collectives are effective at leveraging open source, publicly available information identifying officers, their employers, and their families. With this in mind, officers and public officials should be aware of their online presence and exposure. For example, posting images wearing uniforms displaying name tags or listing their police department on social media sites can increase an officer's risk of being targeted or attacked. Many legitimate online... Read more →

Lindenwold Police Department Conduct Narcotics Investigation, Seven Suspects Arrested

MEDIA RELEASE LINDENWOLD NJ ( April 21, 2015 Detectives from the Lindenwold Police Department and the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Suburban Narcotics Task Force executed two search warrants in the Arborwood Condominium complex. The search warrants were the result of a three month investigation into the distribution of crack cocaine and heroin in the Arborwood complex. The investigation began after police began receiving complaints that unit 3301 was operating a “speak easy” where people could purchase beer and cigarettes among other items. The search warrants were executed by the Camden County Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team at 1402 and 3301 Arborwood.... Read more →


PRESS RELEASE MOUNT EPHRAIM NJ ( unity slate has been forged from two rival tickets for control of the three-member Mount Ephraim Board of Commissioners in the May 12 non-partisan election, Mayor Joseph Wolk announced. “We are all on the same page in terms of seeking office for the express purpose of making our town as good as it can be,” Wolk said. “It is a commitment we have always shared and we agreed that a contentious election campaign would do more harm than good in our wonderful, close-knit community.” The Teamwork Improving Mount Ephraim (T.I.M.E) slate has added Michael... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: Who was the reporter outside Cindy Archer’s house?

By M.D. Kittle |Wisconsin Watchdog MADISON, Wis. – Of all of the frightening accounts of government abuses in Wisconsin’s political John Doe investigation, David French’s description in National Review of the early-morning raid on Cindy Archer’s home may be the most stunning. But there are two nearly forgettable lines in French’s retelling of the raid that reveal volumes about the secret investigations aimed at bringing down Wisconsin’s conservative activist community. Archer, French writes, “looked outside and saw a person who appeared to be a reporter. Someone had tipped him off.” Supporters of the Democrat-launched political John Doe probes into conservatives... Read more →