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April 2015

BAD FINANCIAL NEWS FOR AREA RESIDENTS: Taxes in Gloucester City & Brooklawn WILL INCREASE!

by William E. Cleary Sr. GLOUCESTER CITY NJ April 30, 2015 (CNBNews.net)The $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... Read more →


Small business rights could crumble under Washington AG’s lawsuit against Christian florist

By Melissa Genson | Watchdog Arena Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s legal action against 70-year-old Christian florist Barronelle Stutzman could have far-reaching consequences for many small business owners and entrepreneurs—consequences that haven’t entered into the discussion yet. Last month, a judge in Benton County, Wash. ruled in favor of Ferguson in... Read more →


Norcross Introduces First Bill, Improves Rail Safety following Paulsboro Derailment

Washington, DC April 29, 2015 (CNBNews.net)-– 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 www.lionpublishers.com 2012 train derailment... Read more →


Center City District Parks May Happenings

Dilworth Park offers a place to sit and enjoy urban life on the west side of City Hall. Open 7 days a week, 6am-1am. Broad and Market Streets | DilworthPark.org | Facebook Park Features Rosa Blanca Café, M-F: 8am-7pm; Sa & Su: 9am-5pm Now with a full-service bar 5-7pm M-F and... Read more →


Gloucester City High School Walk for Awareness of Prescription Drug Abuse Dangers Friday, May 1

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ April 30, 2015 (CNBNews.net)--Prescription drug abuse is at an epidemic IMAGE Source : http://www.rehabs.com/explore/prescription-drug-abuse-statistics/ level throughout the United States. Camden County has been significantly impacted by this problem. In order to raise awareness about this issue, the students at GHS are participating in a Walk for Awareness of... 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,"... Read more →


Bike Rodeo Saturday May 2 in Gloucester Township

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ April 29, 2015 (CNBNews.net)The 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,... Read more →


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

Vineland, NJ, April 27, 2015 (CNBNews.net)– 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... Read more →


DEP’S DIVISION OF FISH AND WILDLIFE OFFERS TIPS TO REDUCE ENCOUNTERS WITH BLACK BEARS

DURING ACTIVE SPRING PERIOD (15/P38) TRENTON – Having emerged from winter dens, black bears are entering a very active period of the year in search of food, increasing the possibility of encounters with people, especially those living in the “bear country’’ of northwestern New Jersey. “Residents can substantially reduce the risk... 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... Read more →


NATIONAL HEALTH SURVEY COMING TO CAMDEN COUNTY

The NHANES mobile examination center will conduct its study for the next eleven weeks beginning on May 5, 2015 and ending on June 30, 2015. Trailers will be located at parking lot of Crowne Plaza Hotel 2349 West Marlton Pike Cherry Hill, NJ 08002 The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey... Read more →


Kennedy Chief Physician Executive Dr. Carman Ciervo Inducted into Camden Catholic High School Hall of Fame

Dr. Ciervo press release Voorhees, NJ – Carman Ciervo, D.O., FACOFP, dist., Chief Physician Executive at Kennedy Health, was inducted into the Hall of Fame of Camden Catholic High School (CCHS) in Cherry Hill at a special ceremony April 25th. Dr. Ciervo, a 1980 graduate of CCHS, was one of 13... 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... 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... Read more →


CNB Sports: Rams-12 Lions- 0

photo credit CNBNews photographer Bruce Darrow BROOKLAWN NJ April 28, 2015 (CNBNews.net)--Gloucester 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... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: Marvin Pincus and the Fenwick Glass Fly Rod

BY Slim Randles (CNBNews.net)It was just one of those things. It didn’t really mean Marvin Pincus had lost his mind. Consider this yourself for a minute. Marvin had opened the mail that morning and in it was the Fenwick glass fly rod he’d ordered. Oh, it was used, of course. But... Read more →


Congressman Norcross Announces New Federal Partnership for Camden Revitalization

Cherry Hill, NJ April 28, 2015 (CNBNews.net)– Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ01) announced that Camden City has been selected from a pool of over 125 national applicants as one of our country’s eight new Promise Zones. Administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department... Read more →


NJ News Commons: CHRISTIE SENDS 150 STATE TROOPERS TO BALTIMORE

April 29, 2015 New Jersey State Police are being deployed to Baltimore to provide operational support and to assist Baltimore law enforcement officials with their investigations. NJ.com says the 150 NJ state troopers will deploy to Maryland for at least 72 hours, as requested by Governor Larry Hogan in Maryland. ATLANTIC... Read more →


Evesham Police Issues Health Advisory for Kings Grant Area Possible Rabid Raccoon

EVESHAM NJ April 28, 2015 (CNBNews.net)--A possible rabid raccoon was captured on Gloucester Court at 3:30 PM today. The sight of a raccoon during daylight hours does not definitively mean a raccoon has rabies, but we urge you to call Evesham Police if you see any of the following. How can... Read more →


POLL: New Jersey Residents Agree on Corruption, But Only In Principle | CNBNews

Source Farleigh Dickson University/April 27, 2015 (CNBNews.net)--With a number of recent allegations of bad behavior on the part of New Jersey politicians of both parties, voters are increasingly being asked to decide how politicians should, and should not, be able to use their sway. According to the latest results from Fairleigh... 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... Read more →


Judge orders injunction to stop executive order unionizing home-care workers

By Jana Benscoter | Watchdog Arena A Commonwealth Court document submitted on Thursday, April 23 reads that “a preliminary injunction” has been issued to stop Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf from further activity related to a February executive order. The order had language in it that allowed home health care workers to... 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... 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... Read more →


MT LAUREL MAN INDICTED FOR THE MURDER OF HIS WIFE; SUSPECT ARRESTED BY BROOKLAWN COPS

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 (CNBNews.net) – Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced today that a Burlington County Grand Jury returned a murder indictment against a Mount Laurel man charged... Read more →


NJ STATE SENATOR WAYNE BRYANT SENTENCED TO 48 MONTHS IN FEDERAL PRISON

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... Read more →


South Jersey Forum on What It Takes to Prepare Students for Kindergarten

Hosted by Pre-K Our Way WHO: Open invitation to members of the community—parents, grandparents, teachers, local business and community leaders, neighbors, interested citizens, school superintendents and board members, early childhood education advocates and elected officials—to participate in this forum and help determine how our children can be prepared for school, ready... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Appealing an IRS Decision

Monday, April 27, 2015/press release What happens if you disagree with an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) determination about your taxes? There are options available to you if you'd like to plead your case. In a recent year, more than 100,000 taxpayers addressed tax disputes through the IRS' appeals process. The New... Read more →


Winners Named at 18th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium at Ithaca College

ITHACA, NY (04/27/2015)(readMedia)-- Winners were named at the 18th annual James J. Whalen Academic Symposium. The annual symposium held at Ithaca College highlights original research and creative works done by Ithaca College students in collaboration with faculty sponsors. Cole Teti of Sewell (08080) was named a winner for his presentation "Relationship... Read more →


Elmira College Dean's List for Term II, 2015

ELMIRA, NY (04/27/2015)(readMedia)-- Elmira College released its Dean's List for Academic Achievement for Term II, 2015. The Dean's List recognizes students that have a grade point average of 3.6 or higher. Alexandra Balara '15 of Marlton NJ (08053) Alicia Day '17 of Mount Laurel NJ (08054) Graham Healy '17 of Medford... Read more →


USciences Inducts Newest Members into Rho Chi, the Academic Honor Society in Pharmacy

PHILADELPHIA, PA (04/28/2015)(readMedia)-- USciences inducted its newest members in 2015 into the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy Alpha Tau Chapter of Rho Chi, the Academic Honor Society in Pharmacy. Rho Chi recognizes and encourages academic excellence. To be nominated for membership in Rho Chi, a student must rank among the top 20... 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... 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... Read more →


NJ News Commons: NEWARK AIRPORT MONORAIL TARGETED FOR REPLACEMENT

April 28, 2015 The Port Authority is looking to replace the AirTran monorail system at Newark Liberty International Airport, reports NJ.com. Officials say the 19-year-old monorail system is slow, unreliable, and unable to accommodate the growth expected when the Port Authority extends the PATH system to the airport train station. Port... Read more →


UPDATE:

SUSPECT WANTED FOR HADDON TWP. SHOOTING THAT KILLED 1 TEEN AND INJURED 2 OTHERS

HADDON TOWNSHIP NJ April 28, 2015 (CNBNews.net)Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo, Haddon Township Police Chief Mark Cavallo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson are seeking the public’s help in finding a teenage fugitive wanted in connection with a shooting in Haddon Township that killed one teen and injured two... Read more →


Video: Camden Seafood and Deli Burglary Suspect

press release Camden City, NJ April 27, 2015 (CNBNews.net) – 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... Read more →


Bellmawr Obtains Five-Ton Vehicle from Government

BELLMAWR NJ April 27, 2015 (CNBNews.net)--Bellmawr'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... Read more →


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

CNB ARCHIVES: JULY 21, 2009 http://www.piworld.com/# 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... Read more →


Parker C. Smith Jr. Westville and DPRA Police Officer, Councilman and Volunteer Fireman

Parker C. Smith, Jr., aged 76, passed away on April 24, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. A quick- witted and caring family man, Parker devoted his life to his family, especially his grandchildren. He dedicated his life to proudly serving our country in the United States Marines. Parker was a... 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... Read more →


Secretary of Higher Education to deliver commencement speech at College of Saint Elizabeth

The College Seal (Photo credit: Wikipedia) press release Morristown, NJ – Rochelle R. Hendricks, the first Secretary of Higher Education for the State of New Jersey, will be the commencement speaker at the College of Saint Elizabeth, Morristown, N.J. on Saturday, May 16, 2015, on the college’s campus. Secretary Hendricks will... 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?... Read more →


Local Residents Inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, LA (04/23/2015)(readMedia)-- The following local residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Charlene Archer of Marlton (08053) initiated at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Kristin Tully of Roebling (08554) initiated at Bloomsburg... Read more →


Watch: Philly Knockout Game...Still A Lie, hell no!

posted by Colin Flaherty Published on Apr 26, 2015 Philly Knockout Game. Still a Lie? Aww, hell no. About the Author Colin Flaherty is an award winning reporter and author of the #1 best selling book White Girl Bleed a Lot: The Return of Racial Violence to America and How the... Read more →


WATCH:

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... Read more →


NJ News Commons: CAMDEN POLICE TOUT GAINS, BUT AT WHAT COST?

April 27, 2015 The Camden County Police Chief boasted about his department's achievements in reducing crime and rebuilding its relationship with the community over the weekend, reports The Inquirer. While shootings in Camden have fallen by 43 percent and violent crimes have dropped by 22 percent, Chief Scott Thompson had much... Read more →


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

PRESS RELEASE (CNBNews.net)--Miss 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,... Read more →