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May 2015

Obituary: Gary Alan Campanell of Runnemede, NJ

Gary Alan Campanell, on May 22, 2015, of Runnemede, formerly of Mays Landing. Age 61. Beloved husband of Joelle (nee Bender). Devoted father of Christa, Graycin, and Gary C. Campanell. Loving son of Louise Baker (Charles) and the late Robert Campanell. Dear brother of Bob Campanell (Lynda) and son-in-law of Gerrie McGlinchey. Also survived by many loving family members. Gary spent his time entertaining crowds as a member of Gary & The Kid and many other bands. There will be a viewing from 1 to 3pm Saturday afternoon at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Service 3pm at the funeral home.... Read more →


Attorney Sentenced to Prison for Conspiring With State Engineer to Steal Railway Project Funds

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that a New York attorney was sentenced to state prison today after being convicted at trial in April of conspiring with a former engineer for the New Jersey Department of Transportation to solicit a railroad company to fraudulently inflate the cost of a state-funded railroad repair project and pay them $325,000 in bribes. The DOT engineer pleaded guilty and is awaiting sentencing. Ernest J. Dubose, 34, of Jersey City, N.J., (formerly of Boston, Mass.), was sentenced to six years in state prison by Superior Court Judge James M. DeMarzo in Morris... Read more →


Gangs Target Cops Again - American Police Beat Magazine

RELATED: DOCUMENTARY, SECRETS OF THE HELLS ANGELS RELATED: Watch: Hells Angels v Pagans v Bandidos RELATED: MASS ROUNDUP OF BIKERS IN WACO BANDIDOS MC GANG /SOURCE COURIER MAIL In the aftermath of the recent shootings in Waco involving biker gangs, police received intelligence indicating that the gang members had encouraged their members to shoot and kill police officers. Now there are even more threats against police officers coming from the gangs. Members of the Bandidos biker gang, who are in the military, “are supplying the gang with grenades and C4 explosives,” according to a bulletin issued Thursday by the Texas... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Pennsylvania: SPRINGTIME ALERT – DO NOT DISTURB YOUNG WILDLIFE

Young animals’ mothers typically found nearby. The leaves are green, the flowers are in bloom and, once again, a new generation of wildlife is making its arrival. This time of year, it’s almost a certainty that Pennsylvanians will encounter young wildlife, whether in their backyards or high on a mountain. And some of those animals – whether they be young deer, birds, raccoons or other wildlife – might appear to be abandoned. Usually, they are not abandoned. In fact, their mothers might be watching over them from somewhere nearby. And the best thing people can do is to leave those... Read more →


CNB Crime: Four Pennsylvania Men Arrested for Child Pornography

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of four Pennsylvania men on unrelated charges of child pornography. The latest arrests occurred over the past week in Allegheny, Lehigh, and Westmoreland Counties. The defendants are: Matthew P. McClure, 28, 246 Amity Rd., Ross Township, Allegheny County; Kirby R. Hower, 33, 525 Jefferson St., Whitehall, Lehigh County; Timothy Dionisi, Jr., 22, 112 Hays St., Apt. 301, Derry, Westmoreland County; and Kenneth W. Hensley, 27, 211 W. 4th St., Greensburg, Westmoreland County. Matthew P. McClure of Allegheny County Agents with the Attorney General’s Child Predator Section arrested Matthew McClure... Read more →


Pennsylvania Governor Announces 200 New Jobs at All Fresh Farms Facility in Pike County

press release Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf announced today that All Fresh Farms, LLC, an indoor hydroponic production and packaging operation that specializes in growing lettuce mixes, kales, and basil, will establish a new facility in Greene Township, Pike County, a move that will create at least 200 new jobs. “Today’s announcement of 200 new jobs coming to Pike County is another huge win for Pennsylvania,” said Governor Wolf. “All Fresh Farms chose the commonwealth as the best location to support their business over other sites outside of the state and I have no doubt that my budget as... Read more →


CNB Archives MAY 2009

Light Rail Extension from Camden To Glassboro Moves Ahead; Will Stop in Gloucester City

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Governor Corzine supports multimodal regional initiative to boost mobility and economic development Woodbury, NJ – The Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) today presented its recommendations for the extension of southern New Jersey light rail from Camden City to Glassboro. DRPA conducted an extensive transit planning study that focused on identifying transportation needs and solutions for southern New Jersey. The agency recommended a multimodal approach to meet the transportation needs of New Jersey’s residents. At a gathering of business and community leaders today, Governor Jon S. Corzine endorsed the extension of the light rail system from Camden... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Patrolman James Bennett, Housing Authority of New Orleans PD

END OF WATCH MAY 25, 2015 NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA --Patrolman James Bennett was shot and killed from ambush while working an overtime detail at a construction site of the Guste Homes Public Housing Complex. Patrolman Bennett was patrolling a site where homes were being built when he was shot and killed by an unknown person. Patrolman Bennett's patrol car was found crashed near the intersection of Erato Street and Freret Street shortly after 7:00 am. Responding Officers found Patrolman Bennett inside the patrol car fatally wounded. Patrolman Bennett had served with the Housing Authority of New Orleans Police Department for... Read more →


NJ State Police Release a Summary of Facts in the Fatal Crash Involving John and Alicia Nash

English: New Jersey State Police patch. Made with Photoshop. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Source New Jersey State Police Cranbury Township NJ. (May 24, 2015) -- At approximately 4:30 p.m.yesterday, two people were killed and two injured in a crash on southbound inner lanes of the New Jersey Turnpike in Middlesex County. Although the crash investigation by troopers of the Cranbury Station, the State Police Fatal Accident Unit, and the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office is still ongoing, the facts indicate that a 2007 Ford Crown Victoria taxicab driven by Tarek Giris, 46, of Elizabeth veered from the left lane to the right... Read more →


A Picture's Worth a Thousand Words - American Police Beat Magazine

Indiana State Trooper Mike Wood with the baby deer he rescued after it became stranded on Interstate 70. THE STORY: At around 9 am on a recent morning, various motorists along Indiana’s Interstate 70 reported a “baby deer” in the median near the 48.5-mile marker. Callers said the baby deer was alive and appeared to be so young, that someone should check out the situation. Trooper Mike Wood of the Putnamville Post was subsequently dispatched to investigate. Moments later, Wood arrived and found the baby deer in the median and a deceased adult deer, most likely the mother, on the... Read more →


CNB Archives MAY 2009

WHEN EAST MEETS WEST: OVERRATED AND UNDERRATED IN THE LAND OF OZ

CNBNEWS ARCHIVES POSTED Monday, May 25, 2009 Commentary By Hank F. Miller Jr. Over the past couple of years here in Japan aspects of Japanese life as seen from my point of view. My glasses aren't exactly rose-colored, but neither do I have the evil- eye. These are just some friendly peeks and pokes at what I have come to like and not like in my many years spent here. So here we go... One more list--but probably not the last -- of the best and worst in Japan. Underrated- Dried Squid Now this I have enjoyed since my very... Read more →


COMMENTARY: Paving the Way with Gimmicks

Volume XX No.21: May 22, 2015 Right before lawmakers in the House of Representatives headed home for Memorial Day they passed legislation to keep cash flowing to transportation projects, at least until the Highway Trust Fund goes bust at the end of the July. Since Senators are eyeing the exits as well, this will likely become law before the current authorization expires at the end of May. Talk about doing the bare minimum. Calling this action kicking the can would be generous. Maybe nudging or tapping? As avid readers of the Weekly Wastebasket (that’s you, right?) know, for years the... Read more →


Timothy J. Givens Arrested for PNC Bank Robbery

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ May 25, 2015-- suspect Timothy J. Givens Arrested Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo, Gloucester Township Police Chief Harry Earle and Camden County Sheriff Chuck Billingham reported a bank robbery suspect has been apprehended. Timothy J. Givens, 37, of Sicklerville, is accused of robbing the PNC Bank located at 900 Black Horse Pike in Gloucester Township on Saturday morning. It is alleged he passed a demand note to a teller, received an undisclosed amount of cash and fled on foot. Authorities received several tips that helped identify Givens as the suspect after releasing surveillance photos of the... Read more →


New Jersey Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Stats

source New Jersey State Police Last year, New Jersey suffered the deaths of six people in four accidents during the holiday weekend. Three of those four accidents involved alcohol and/or drugs. Two people died as pedestrians, one as a motorcycle driver. The remaining three were passengers in one vehicle. So far in 2015, 170+ people have died on NJ roads. Even though that's a 12% reduction over 2014 (year to date), we can do better. The vast majority of crashes are due to driver actions or choices rather than equipment failure or other reasons outside of the driver's control. We... Read more →


Theresa M. Mastrangelo of Bellmawr C0-Owner of Tally-Ann Bakery in South Philadelphia

Theresa M. Mastrangelo (nee Centofanti), on May 23, 2015, of Bellmawr, formerly of Philadelphia. Age 86. Beloved wife of the late Domenico. Devoted mother of Carol Bove (Paul), Domenic III, and Pauline Moritz (Robert). Grandmother of Mark (Kristina) and David Moritz and Laura Bernardo (Jose). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Theresa was a member of the Sons of Italy, a parishioner of Mary, Mother of the Church, and the co-owner of Tally-Ann Bakery in South Philadelphia. There will be a visitation from 8:15 to 9:15am Tuesday morning at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Mass 10am at St. Joachim... Read more →


WATCH: Secrets of the Hells Angels (Documentary) 2015

RELATED: GANGS TARGET COPS RELATED: MASS ROUNDUP OF BIKERS IN WACO Published on Jan 10, 2015 by SSoAP TricksHoTzz Related articles Motorcycle Clubs Still Legal, REPEATED BY REQUEST... MORE THAN A SYMBOL Feds go after bike gang members, focus on logos Comancheros wilt under police assault Motorcycle Gangs Still Riding High Cop's ex-girlfriend pleads not guilty to Hillsborough bank robbery Read more →


BEACH BRAWL!

This year the brawl is over sand replenishment. The federal government is offering to dredge a lot of sand from deep water to replace the sand lost to Sandy. It's the season for fighting over the Shore | Mulshine It's Memorial Day weekend, that time of year when everyone turns their attention to New Jersey's beautiful beaches - and starts brawling over who controls them. This year the brawl is over sand replenishment. The federal government is offering to dredge a lot of sand from deep water to replace the sand lost to Sandy. In… Read more →


DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter:

May 11-17 Reminder for the week: Personal watercraft operators need to review rules for their vessels DOVER (May 22, 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 May 11-17 made 1,257 contacts with anglers, boaters and the general public, including 111 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks. Officers responded to 44 complaints and issued 33 citations, three of which were related to the C&D Canal Conservation Area... Read more →


Mass Roundup of Bikers in Waco Shootout Tests Limits of Court System - NYTimes.com

click image to enlarge By MANNY FERNANDEZ, SERGE F. KOVALESKI and DAVID MONTGOMERY MAY 19, 2015 WACO, Tex. — The deadly shootout here on Sunday between rival motorcycle gangs has led to what appears to be the largest roundup and mass arrest of bikers in recent American history, experts said. As the roughly 170 people facing organized-crime charges in the case continued to clog up the local court system on Tuesday, new details emerged about the disputes that led to the violence. “Out of 32 years working biker cases, this is the biggest one I have seen in the United... Read more →


Mathematician John F. Nash Jr., and Mrs. Alicia Nash Jr., Killed in New Jersey Turnpike Accident

John F. Nash Jr., a mathematician who shared a Nobel Prize in 1994 for work that greatly extended the reach and power of modern economic theory and whose decades-long descent into severe mental illness and eventual recovery were the subject of a 2001 film, “A Beautiful Mind,” was killed in a car crash Saturday in New Jersey. He was 86. Dr. Nash, and his wife, Alicia, 82, were killed when the taxi they were riding in lost control and hit a guard rail and another vehicle, said Sgt. Gregory Williams of the New Jersey State Police. Sergeant Williams said the... Read more →


Does Chris Christie deserve an apology from the media? Maybe. But we definitely do.

By Matt Rooney If there’s one thing that the media hates more than criticism, Save Jerseyans, it’s when one of the targets of its bias demands an apology for it. We showed you the video on Thursday. “I do believe there’s an absolute bias and a rush to judgment. You all know this, you saw the coverage of me 15 months ago. I was guilty, I had done it,” Governor Chris Christie opined on CNBC’s Squawk Boxprogram, referring of course to the Bridgegate scandal. “Now we’re 15 months later, where are the apologies pouring in? Not one thing I said... Read more →


Plea in Woodbury apartment fire

WOODBURY NJ May 22, 2015--Marible Robles (1/11/73), of Camden NJ pleaded guilty today to a charge of third-degree criminal mischief, acknowledging that she caused a fire in a South Broad Street apartment building on 9/4/14. Questioned by her attorney, Robles said the fire was started by either a match or a cigarette and she acknowledged it resulted in more than $2,000 in damage. In a negotiated plea, Assistant Gloucester County Prosecutor Dianna Reed-Rolando will recommend that Robles be sentenced to four years in New Jersey state prison. The amount of restitution will be detailed at sentencing, Reed-Rolando said. In addition,... Read more →


Route 42 Gloucester Township Traffic Accident, One Killed

x Saturday, May 23, 2015 11:43PM GLOUCESTER TWP., N.J. (WPVI) -- New Jersey State Police say one person was killed in a crash on Route 42 in Gloucester Township. It happened around 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the southbound lanes of the freeway near Blackwood-Clementon Road. CONTINUE TO READ Related articles Two People On A Motorcycle Injured In A Three Vehicle Motor Vehicle Crash 21 indicted in $89k A.C. casino check-fraud scheme Motorcycle driver, passenger injured in 3-car-crash in Gloucester Township Truck fire on Route 295 in West Deptford Read more →


Delaware Sportsmen Against Hunger distributes 18,000 pounds of venison to Delawareans in need

DOVER (May 20, 2015) – During the 2014/15 deer season, Delaware hunters donated 604 deer to DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Sportsmen Against Hunger program. The donations were processed into 18,016 pounds of venison, which will provide more than 72,000 meals for needy Delawareans. Division of Fish & Wildlife staff distributed the frozen ground venison to 36 charitable organizations and food pantries throughout the state. Venison for the Sportsmen Against Hunger program was processed by nine participating private butchers and the Sussex Community Corrections Center’s (SCCC) butcher shop in Georgetown, which is staffed by offenders who are serving sentences... Read more →


CNB Comics:

JEROME by Dave Wolfe

Vol. I No. 48 (May 24, 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 WELL, THAT HAPPENED: The Golden Age of Women Twitter Q&A with Andrew Paavola of "Bully" CNB Comics: JEROME by Dave Wolfe CNB Comics: JEROME by Dave Wolfe CNB Comics: JEROME by Dave... Read more →


PNC Bank in Gloucester Township Robbed

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ May 23, 2015--The suspect entered the PNC Bank located at 900 Black Horse Pike in Gloucester Township around 11:10 a.m. and passed a demand note to a teller. He received an undisclosed amount of cash and fled on foot. The robber is described as a white male with a thin build, standing approximately 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-8. He was wearing a white or creme Hollister hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and white sneakers. He was carrying a black JanSport backpack. Surveillance photo of the suspect is posted above. Anyone with information is urged to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office... Read more →


CNB CRIME: Acquittal for Cleveland Police Officer on Killing Unarmed Couple

By BRIAN GROSH / May 23, 2015 CLEVELAND (CN) - A judge acquitted the police officer Saturday who killed two unarmed, black suspects after vaulting onto the hood of their car and firing 15 shots through the windshield. With Michael Brelo, 31, having waived his right to a trial by jury, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge John O'Donnell took two and a half weeks to decide the Cleveland police officer's fate. When O'Donnell began deliberations at the conclusion of the five-week trial on May 5, he noted that he would likely hand down his verdict after the conclusion of Cleveland... Read more →


EPA Asking for Public Input on Contaminated Groundwater at North Jersey Superfund Site

EPA Encourages the Public to Provide Input on Plan to Address Contaminated Groundwater at Curtis Specialty Papers Superfund Site in Milford and Alexandria Township, New Jersey Public Meeting to Take Place May 28 (New York, N.Y. – May 22, 2015) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated groundwater at the Curtis Specialty Papers Superfund site in Milford and Alexandria Township, New Jersey. The site includes the 86-acre historic former Milford Mill, which converted paper pulp to paper for 96 years before shutting down in 2003. The Superfund program operates on the principle that polluters... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Dates Announced for Sussex County Young Duck Hunters Education Program

Division of Fish & Wildlife announces SUSSEX COUNTY (May 20, 2015) – Young hunters eager to take up the sport of waterfowling in the fall, take note: the upcoming Sussex County Young Waterfowlers Program is now open for registration, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today. “The Young Waterfowlers Program provides youth ages 12 through 16 with exposure to the complete waterfowl experience,” said Delaware Hunter Education Coordinator Mark Ostroski. “Everything including waterfowl identification, biology, blind construction and safety, decoy use, duck calling, camouflage technique, boating safety, bird recovery, laws and regulations, language and tradition, firearms, ammo and equipment... Read more →


Public Encouraged to Submit Photos for Vietnam Veteran "Faces Never Forgotten" Initiative

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA), in partnership with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. (VVMF), is hoping to locate more than 600 photos of Pennsylvanians who sacrificed their lives in the Vietnam War. "As part of DMVA's participation in the 50 th anniversary of the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration, we have partnered with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund to encourage the public to support their "Faces Never Forgotten" campaign," said Maj. Gen. James R. Joseph, adjutant general of Pennsylvania and a Vietnam Veteran. "If you have a... Read more →


Cigarette Shoplifter Flees City Police; Wanted in Gloucester County on Outstanding Warrant

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ May 22, 2015 (CNBNews.net)--On May 18, 2015 at 2026 officers responded to the Family Dollar for a shoplifting. An employee advised that an unknown white male stole a carton of cigarettes and fled the store. An officer located the suspect on Koehler Street and the suspect immediately began to flee on foot. The officer chased the male through the area and caught up with him in the rear yard of a residence on Koehler Street. The male attempted to force entry into the residence and broke the rear door frame while doing so. As officers approached the... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing New Jersey: Proposed Regulations for Black Bear Hunting Regulations

Black Bear at Lake Louise (Photo credit: Wikipedia) NJ DEPARTMENT of ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Natural and Historic Resources Division of Fish and Wildlife Notice of Rule Proposal Game Code, Black Bear (Ursus americanus), Proposed Amendments: N.J.A.C. 7:25-5.6 and 5.24 PUBLIC NOTICE Take notice that the NJ Department of Environmental Protection is proposing amendments. A statement of the substance of the proposal follows: The Game Code, N.J.A.C. 7:25-5, provides when, under what circumstances, in what location, by what means, and what amounts and numbers, game-birds, game animals and fur-bearing animals may be pursued, taken, killed or had in possession. The Game Code... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing News Delaware: Three commercial fishermen cited for violations

DOVER (May 20, 2015) – DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers cited three commercial fishermen in Kent County for violations last week. On May 14, Fish & Wildlife officers cited Joseph Cherneski, 44, of Milford, for failure to tend a commercial gill net within 48 hours in the Delaware Bay near Pickering Beach. Cherneski was fined $107, including court costs. On May 15, Captain Timothy J. Sage, 36, of Lincoln, was cited for possession of undersized oysters aboard his commercial fishing vesselVirginia Reel off Bowers Beach. Sage was fined $107, including court costs. On May 16,... Read more →


Pennsylvania State Police Graduate 122 New Troopers

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acting Commissioner Marcus Brown announced that 122 men and women graduated from the State Police Academy today and were assigned to troops across the commonwealth. "I am confident that the skills these new troopers have learned have prepared them to bring positive change to the lives of the citizens we serve," said Acting Commissioner Marcus L. Brown. Cadet Kurt M. Yannelli, of Chester County, spoke on behalf of the cadet class. Cadet Jeffrey B. Smull was named the outstanding cadet by his classmates and instructors, receiving the American Legion Award. Also receiving awards... Read more →


2015 Summer Flounder and Black Sea Bass Recreational Regulations

A flounder blends in with its surroundings. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) >May 21, 2015 New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin signed a Notice of Administrative Change to open the recreational summer flounder season on Friday, May 22, 2015. The size and possession limits for summer flounder remain 18 inches and 5 fish per day respectively. The Shore Based Enhanced Fishing Opportunity Program will continue for 2015 at Island Beach State Park (IBSP). This Program permits anglers to retain only 2 fish per day (NOT 5 fish) greater than or equal to 16 inches (total length) only at IBSP... Read more →


Charles J. Ware of Deptford Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault

WOODBURY NJ May 22, 2015--Charles J. Ware (DOB 5/12/95), of Deptford, pleaded guilty today (5/21) to a charge of second-degree sexual assault, acknowledging he engaged in oral sex with a girl under age 13 in Mantua Township in September and October 2013. In a negotiated plea, Assistant Gloucester County Prosecutor Bryant Flowers will recommend that Ware be sentenced to seven years in New Jersey state prison. Under New Jersey’s No Early Release Act, Ware must serve 85 percent of the sentence before he is eligible for parole. He will also be subject to conditions of Megan’s Law for sex offenders... Read more →


Hundreds Enjoy 24th Annual Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament

The 24th Annual Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament was held Sunday May 17, 2015 at Island Beach State Park. A cloudy morning gave way to sun and an easterly breeze for more than 600 registered participants, and their families and friends. Although fishing was slow with only 13 fish caught for the day, everyone still enjoyed a beautiful day at the shore. New Jersey Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno also joined tournament participants fishing in the morning, and once fishing had ended headed over to tournament headquarters to take part in the awards ceremony. She was joined by DEP Commissioner Bob Martin... Read more →


MAAC Championship Canisius 8, Rider U 7

Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) College Baseball-May 22,2015 FISHKILL, NY—The Rider baseball season came to a premature end Friday in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championship Tournament. Rider (28-22), the top seed, lost to Canisius (31-28), the second seed, in the elimination game, after holding a five-run lead. “We’ve done this all year, where we get an early lead and can’t hold it,” said Rider head coach Barry Davis, the 2015 MAAC Coach of the Year. “You have to give Canisius credit, they did a good job.” Canisius scored four runs in the eighth inning on a... Read more →


'Dog flu' makes its first appearance in N.J.

A New Jersey dog that was treated for "dog flu" by a veterinarian in New York State is the state's first known case of canine influenza. The case was originally logged as occurring in New York until officials belatedly discovered the dog actually lives in New Jersey. The initial misunderstanding of the dog's residence explains why… Read more →


Kennedy Health Offers Free June 2015 ElderMed Programs

press release Voorhees, NJ (CNBNews.net)– Join Kennedy Health for three free, informative ElderMed June programs on tropics ranging from medication safety to making better food choices when shopping.All programs are offered to the public free of charge; however, registration is necessary, as space is limited. Please visit www.kennedyhealth.org or call 1-800-522-1965 to sign up. Upcoming programs include: June 3rd: “Secure and Dispose of Your Medications Properly” No adult wants to think their child/grandchild is abusing or misusing prescription drugs, but research shows more than 4,300 youth nationwide start to abuse or misuse prescription drugs every day. Learn how locking up... Read more →


Gifts to Gov. Christie are not ‘gifts,’ rules NJ attorney general

By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog In New Jersey, a gift is not a gift – particularly if you’re the governor and your subordinates interpret ethics rules in your favor. For example: Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones flew Gov. Chris Christie and his family to Texas on a charter plane to be his guests in a VIP luxury box at a football game in January. Billionaire casino owner Sheldon G. Adelson provided a private jet to fly the New Jersey governor and his clan to Israel in 2012. King Abdullah of Jordan picked up a $30,000 hotel tab for... Read more →


Young wild animals in your yard?

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife recommends, ‘If you care, leave them there’ DOVER (May 20, 2015) – With spring mowing and haying season underway and with DNREC having received recent calls from people who have found what they believe are “abandoned” newborn rabbits, the Division of Fish & Wildlife would like to remind well-meaning wildlife watchers not to “rescue” recently-born wild animals. Eastern cottontail rabbits, in particular, may appear to be alone, since their mothers often temporarily leave their ground nests to avoid attracting predators, returning only to feed their young. “If a recently-born wild animal appears injured or... Read more →


Giant Donkey with Laminitis Saved by Sling and Surgery

By Louisa Shepard With great sadness, Susan Yates walked out of the barn and headed to the house to call the vet. It was time to put down the big donkey she had just adopted five days earlier. Emaciated, lame, and riddled with lice, Bethany was lying in the stall, and could not get up. Yates had left the stall door open when she went for the phone. “We thought she would die there,” she said. But coming back to the barn, Yates was astonished. “She had crawled out of the stall and halfway up the aisle on her belly,”... Read more →


Officer Down: Detective Kerrie Orozco of Omaha, NE Shot and Killed | CNBNews.net

source Officer Down Memorial Page OMAHA, NE (May 20, 2015)--Detective Kerrie Orozco was shot and killed as she and other members of the Metro Area Fugitive Task Force attempted to serve a warrant on a man wanted for a shooting in September 2014. The subject opened fire on the officers as they approached a home near the intersection of Read Street and Martin Avenue. Members of the task force returned fire, fatally wounding the man. Detective Orozco was transported to Creighton University Medical Center where she succumbed to her wounds. Detective Orozco had served with the Omaha Police Department for... Read more →


MAAC Championship Tournament :Siena College 5, Rider University 4

Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) College Baseball-Wednesday, May 20, 2015 FISHKILL, NY—One swing of the bat. The top seeded Broncs were upset by the fourth seeded Siena Saints in the second round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championship Tournament, held at Dutchess Stadium. The Broncs had a 4-2 lead with 10 outs to go and their All-MAAC pitcher had just retired nine straight batters. This year the Broncs are 24-1 when leading after six innings. “We’re in the game,” said Rider head coach Barry Davis, the MAAC Coach of the Year. Siena (22-26) scored three runs... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police- Farewell to Lt. Edward Bryant on GTPD Radio

View video here: https://youtu.be/nlrhqtEBuko GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ MAY 19, 2015--Gloucester Township Police Department Lt. Edward "Joe" Bryant retired after serving 25 years as a Law Enforcement Officer. Lt. Bryant served as a Class I Special Law Enforcement Officer for the Gloucester Township Police Department from 1990-1992, a Camden County Sheriff’s Officer from 1992-1995, before being hired by the Gloucester Township Police Department. Lt. Bryant has served the Department honorably as a DARE Officer, a Field Training Officer, a Traffic Unit Officer, Deputy Coordinator for Emergency Management, and was promoted to Sergeant of Police on January 1, 2002, where he served... Read more →


CNB ARCHIVES MAY 2009: Gloucester City Voters Be Prepared for 3 Elections in 2 Months

CNBNews Archives published Friday, May 22, 2009 By William E. Cleary Sr. Opposing Primary candidates of the present Gloucester City Mayor and Council submitted a petition on May 19 to the City Clerk Paul Kain requesting a referendum be placed on the ballot to change the present form of government to a Council-Manager form of municipal government. If the signatures on the petition are validated there would be a special election to vote on the referendum on June 16 just two weeks after the June 2 Primary, followed by another special election in July to vote on the candidates who... Read more →


John Patrick Cain of Runnemede, Past VFW Commander Post 3324, Former Teamster

John Patrick Cain, on May 18, 2015, of Runnemede; formerly of Fairless Hills, PA. Age 74. Devoted father of Nancy Cain, Michele Cain-Harris, Michael Cain (Beth), and Kevin Cain. Grandfather to many. Beloved mother of his children Nancy Cain. Dear brother of Ginger, Mary, Marty, and the late Thomas and William. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Loving companion of Patricia Marino and her children, Kimberly Esterline, Brenda Watson, and Frank Marino. John proudly served with the US Army. He was a member and past Post Commander of VFW Post 3324 and Teamsters 107. Family and friends may meet at... Read more →


Gloucester County Law Enforcement Educational Resource Center Opens

In a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by more than 200 law enforcement officials and their families, the Gloucester County Law Enforcement Educational Resource Center opened its police museum Monday night (5/18) in a section of the library of Rowan College at Gloucester County. “Tonight is the culmination of three years of work by our committee,” Gloucester County Prosecutor Sean F. Dalton said. The fundraising and furnishing and planning of exhibits made for a “long road,” the prosecutor said. “But it’s been a labor of love,” Dalton said of the non-profit museum, giving thanks to its donors and an organizing committee of... Read more →