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June 2015

46 New Citizens to be Naturalized During 4th of July Event onboard the Battleship New Jersey

press release Camden City, N.J. — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Mount Laurel Field Office Director, Nieves Cardinale, will administer the Oath of Allegiance to America’s newest citizens during a special naturalization ceremony on board the historic Battleship New Jersey on Saturday, July 4 at 10 a.m. USCIS Newark District Director, Dr. John Thompson,... Read more →


CNB CRIME: Chavis A. Jones Pleads Guilty to Participating in Three Armed Robberies

PRESS RELEASE JUNE 30, 2015 WOODBURY NJ --Chavis A. Jones (DOB 4/4/95), of Sewell NJ pleaded guilty today to participating in armed robberies of two Washington Township NJ convenience stores and a Glassboro NJ pizza shop on 3/31/14. Jones acknowledged that he stole a cigar at Yogi’s Quick Stop in Washington Township while two codefendants... Read more →


Educator, Coach and Mentor Becomes Special Footnote in MLB History | CNBNews

Reporter Lee Cowan, John Paciorek, Tommy LaSorda and Tom Paciorek talked some baseball history recently at Dodger Stadium for the national news on the CBS-This Morning Show. (photo provided) By Raymond Rolak Special for CNBNews The book, “The Rise and Fall of John Paciorek, Baseball’s Greatest One-Game Wonder” by Steven K. Wagner and Breakaway Books,... Read more →


CNB CRIME: Yuma Border Patrol Canine Detects Drugs in Spare Tire

PRESS RELEASE Agents removed 65 pounds of marijuana from the spare tire of a vehicle stopped at the Wellton Station's traffic checkpoint along Interstate 8. YUMA, Ariz. JUNE 30, 2015 –A Yuma Sector Border Patrol detection canine team assigned to Wellton Station’s Interstate 8 checkpoint alerted to a pickup truck’s spare tire Saturday afternoon. A... Read more →


SIX Things to Know About Chris Christie

BY DIANA STANCY New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is anticipated to announce his 2016 presidential run today. He joins 13 other Republican candidates in the presidential race. Here are six things to know about Christie: 1) Christie is a die-hard Bruce Springsteen fan and has attended more than 130 of Springsteen’s concerts. However, it’s no... Read more →


CNB CRIME: Grand Jury Indicts Monica Thors on Nine Counts of Animal Cruelty

WOODBURY NJ JUNE 30, 2015-- Monica Thors (DOB 5/13/60), of Mullica Hill NJ, has been indicted by a Gloucester County grand jury on nine counts of animal cruelty resulting from the alleged mistreatment of horses and a goat in 2013 and 2014. The indictment returned MAY 24, 2015 contains four counts of third-degree animal cruelty... Read more →


Eric Cassidy named Cherokee coach | CourierPostonline.com

Eric Cassidy says he’s up to the challenge. Yes, life is a little different in the rugged Olympic Conference. After six seasons as the boys’ basketball coach at Schalick High School, Cassidy has been named the coach at Cherokee. He was approved by the Lenape Regional High School District’s board of education Wednesday. Cassidy technically... Read more →


Commentary: TMZ Rips Bristol Palin

June 29, 2015 Bill Donohue comments on a June 28 episode of TMZ: A female commentator and a male announcer on TMZ took after Bristol Palin, zeroing in on her recently announced pregnancy. Commentator: "So weird she doesn't believe in abortion, but she believes in just like raw dogging it all over." Announcer: "So, thanks,... Read more →


CNB CRIME "CBP Officers Seize more than $4.5 Million of Narcotics over Weekend

press release June 30, 2015 SAN DIEGO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at ports of entry along the California/Mexico border over the weekend intercepted 864 pounds of narcotics valued at more than $4.5 million. CBP officers at the six land ports of entry intercepted attempts to smuggle approximately 507 pounds of marijuana, 185... Read more →


Gloucester City School Superintendent Joseph Rafferty Receives $5,602 Raise; Other School Administrators Also Receive Pay Increase

RELATED: CNBNEWS TIPS AND SNIPPETS CNBNEWS POINT OF VIEW UPDATE: We had several people who wanted to know the names of the Board members who voted for or against the recent pay raises for the administrators and school superintendent. Below is the recorded vote provided to us by the School Board Business Administrator. There were... Read more →


CNB Archives October 2009: Candidate Levins Explains Reasons for Running

CNB Archives Posted Friday, October 23, 2009 About me: I am 35 years old and a life long resident of Gloucester City. I am a husband to a wonderful wife and the father of two amazing little girls. I am a Process Control Operator for Sunoco’s Philadelphia Refinery and a proud member of the United... Read more →


CNB Business News: Pure Collagen Fibre Can Reduce Under-Eye Wrinkles or Circles

In as Little as 15 Minutes Women and men can now have their under-eye wrinkles, puffiness or dark circles look lighter- -and younger- -for special occasions. This all-day beneficial result is due to 100% freeze-dried Collagen Fibre Eye Pads, now available to the general public. The Collagen Fibre Eye Pads, from Reviva Labs, Haddonfield, N.J.,... Read more →


DRBC REMINDS US TO USE WATER WISELY

press release WEST TRENTON, N.J. (June 29) – With the summer season officially upon us, the hotter and drier weather reminds us of the benefits that our valuable water resources bring into our lives. The water resources in the Delaware River Basin sustain us year-round; however, summer activities tend to bring many of us closer... Read more →


'Wildwood Days,' Bobby Rydell

"Sleepin' on the beach/Seven days a week/Rockin' every night/Till the early bright," sang teen idol Bobby Rydell on his 1963 hit, "Wildwood Days." While he may not have partied to that extent, personally, he knew what he was singing about: Even though he grew up in Philadelphia, he regularly vacationed in the South Jersey resort... Read more →


4 days of a disappointing duck and other issues at the Tall Ships festival

TThe Tall Ships Philadelphia Camden festival has come and gone. Thousands of spectators came from miles around to witness the 13 tall ships and World's Largest Rubber Duck sail the waters of the Delaware River between Penn's Landing in Philadelphia and the Camden Waterfront. While the ships were beautiful, the crowds seemed to be most... Read more →


Holiday Travel Advisory: Canada Day & Fourth of July

press release June 29, 2015 BLAINE, Wash. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations, is reminding travelers planning trips across the border this holiday weekend into the United States to make sure they have their proper documents and to plan ahead. Border traffic volumes are expected to peak during this period.... Read more →


CNB Hunting & Fishing New Jersey News: WILD Outdoor Expo September 12 & 13

2015 Expo Flyer (pdf, 620kb) The New Jersey WILD Outdoor Expo celebrates the state's bountiful natural resources and rich outdoor heritage. The event is held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at the Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area in Jackson Township, Ocean County. The Expo is an annual event which is free of charge... Read more →


CCPD Seeking Public's Help with Sexual Assault Investigation

press release June 29, 2015 (Camden City, NJ) – The Camden County Police Department is investigating a sexual assault that occurred Thursday and is asking the public for help identifying the suspect and for information regarding any other similar incidents. Around 6:30 a.m. Thursday, a female victim was approached by a man who forced her... Read more →


Obituary: Sarah Ann Rollinson age 97, of Runnemede

(January 01, 1918 - June 28, 2015 ) Sarah Ann Rollinson, on June 28, 2015, of Runnemede. Age 97. Beloved wife of the late Ernest M. Rollinson. Devoted mother of Deborah L. Riley (Ray). Loving grandmother of Melissa C. Riley-Ford (Eric) and Christina Riley and great-grandmother of Zachary Ford. Dear sister of the late John... Read more →


NJ News Commons: STATE SENATE PANEL TO CONSIDER BIG TAX BREAK FOR NJ COMPANY

June 29, 2015 The state Economic Growth Committee is scheduled to consider a bill today that would allow clinical laboratory services like Quest Diagnostics to qualify as "mega projects" under the state's corporate tax break law. NJ.com says the designation allows companies to qualify for the biggest tax breaks the state has to offer outside... Read more →


Coast Guard Suspends Search for Accident Victim Near Kent Island, Md.

press release June 29, 2015 BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday for a man missing on the Chesapeake Bay in the vicinity of Kent Island north of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. Coast Guard and partner agencies searched for the missing boater... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Scranton handed out $3 million in ‘double pensions,’ adding to fiscal woes

By Eric Boehm | PA Independent Even as it careened toward bankruptcy, the city of Scranton, Pennsylvania, approved $3 million in bonus pension payments for a handful of city employees. Those extra payments effectively doubled the retirement pay of 35 city workers and were given without a proper analysis of the cost to the city’s... Read more →


Resume for John P. Driscoll Sr.; Candidate for Gloucester City School Board

I am a dedicated and enthusiastic candidate with a Masters of Special Education Degree. I have six years of substitute teaching experience, experience as Gloucester City’s DARE Officer, and I am the current Vice Principal of Holy Name Elementary School in Camden, NJ. I am seeking a position as an advocate of children. I have... Read more →


Gloucester City School Board Candidate John Driscoll Explains His Reasons for Seeking Office

(CNBNews.net)--Gloucester City resident John Driscoll announced his candidacy today for the City Board of Education. There are three seats up for re-election. Driscoll has a Masters of Special Education Degree. He has six years of substitute teaching experience. A former member of the Gloucester City Police Department, Driscoll has experience as Gloucester City DARE Officer.... Read more →


Serious Traffic Accident in Winslow Township

press release Winslow Township Police are investigating a six vehicle crash that occurred today June 29, 2015 at 6:30 AM in the area of Route 73 near Hayes Mill Road, Winslow Township which resulted in six people being transported to area hospitals. According to police two of the injured were airlifted to Cooper Hospital with... Read more →


CNB ARCHIVES OCTOBER 2009: WHAT IS WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE?

Published Saturday, October 31, 2009 By William E. Cleary Sr. GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--Dan Miller, the owner of Always Affordable Taxi, Gloucester City, asked me to find out why the City zoning laws prohibit a taxi cab business from parking its cabs on Broadway. Mr. Miller said last year he was going to open a Dollar... Read more →


Atlantic County Man Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison for $3 Million Timeshare Mortgage Fraud

CAMDEN CITY, NJ—An Atlantic County, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 324 months in prison for his role in a $3 million conspiracy to scam customers by offering phony consulting services to owners of timeshares through the New Jersey-based Vacation Ownership Group LLC, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Adam Lacerda, 31, of Egg... Read more →


U.S.COAST GUARD: 1 DEAD, 3 INJURED IN RACE BOAT INCIDENT NEAR KENT ISLAND, MD.

Press release/June 29,2015 BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard is investigating a boat crash that killed one individual Sunday and injured three more during the Thunder on the Narrows race off Kent Island. Names are being withheld pending notification of next of kin. Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders received a call at approximately 5:30 p.m. stating... Read more →


The Mystery Consumer Suggests : Romash Physical Therapy | CNBNews.net

Romash Physical Therapy 76 E. Euclid Avenue 1st Floor, Suite 100 Haddonfield, NJ 08033 (856) 427-9311 HADDONFIELD NJ (CNBNews.net)--Due to an auto accident I had about 15 years ago, plus other occasions, I’ve been to a number of physical therapy practitioners. This one is one of the best. There is no sitting around here, watching... Read more →


CNB CRIME: Left and Right Unite to Oppose Civil Asset Forfeiture | Watchdog Arena

Shutterstock Image LEGALIZED THEFT: The police can take your property if they think it is involved with a crime, even if you aren’t a criminal. By Grayson Quay | Watchdog Arena It seems that groups from across the political spectrum, from progressives to libertarians, have finally managed to agree on something: Cops should not be... Read more →


Behind the Scenes with Operational Medics

Transcript | Download A Look Inside Our Washington Field Office's OpMed Program 06/23/15 The wounded man needed to be airlifted to a hospital immediately, and in the shadow of deafening helicopter blades whose wash was strong enough to knock a person over, special agents worked quickly to secure the patient to a stretcher and prepare... Read more →


Body found in river believed to be Delaware Memorial Bridge jumper

The body was discovered around 4:10 p.m. by people walking on the path along the Delaware River in Riverview Beach Park, Pennsville police said. It was in the water near the pavilion that looks out onto the river. PENNSVILLE TWP. -- A body found floating near the local shoreline Sunday is believed to be that... Read more →


'Unacceptable': Greenwich Township mayor slams Christie's storm response

The mayor of Greenwich Township, Gloucester County, called a press conference on Sunday afternoon to criticize Gov. Chris Christie for the governor's "lack of response" to the extended power outages throughout town. "Considering I was the first mayor in South Jersey to endorse Gov. Christie back in 2009, I am disheartened by the governor's lack... Read more →


It came from Jersey: Bear that crashed Pa. college party likely swam there

BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- A college party got a little wild when a black bear from New Jersey showed up. The black bear, weighing between 300 and 400 pounds, crashed the party early Saturday near the campus of Lehigh University. Emergency officials received a flood of 911 calls after the bear was spotted around 2 a.m.... Read more →


East Greenwich Mayor Releases Storm Update

JUNE 28, 2015 Dear East Greenwich Residents, Mayor Dale L. Archer (photo East Greenwich website) Here is the latest update on the recovery efforts from this disaster. Currently, we have 70% of electric restored throughout the township. The last 30% which consist of the general location surrounding Cohawkin Rd, Democrat Rd and the Clarksboro area.... Read more →


RED LIGHT, GREEN LIGHT: PA considers allowing red-light cameras to run past 2017

By Andrew Staub | PA Independent HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania — Red-light cameras that keep a watchful eye on Pennsylvania drivers in select municipalities are scheduled to power down in 2017, but some state lawmakers aren’t ready to put the program in park. The House Transportation Committee this week signaled its support to eliminate the sunset provision... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Department Update on June 23, 2015 Storm Damage | CNBNews

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (June 28, 015)--The Gloucester Township Police Department released the following summary today about last week's storm. The storm on Tuesday, June 23, left significant damage throughout Gloucester Township. There has been a lot of progress, but much work remains to be done, and as a community we will move forward. The Gloucester... Read more →


CNB CRIME: Jersey City, Bayonne Play 'Hot Potato' with Father's Day shootings

JERSEY CITY -- Sunday night's Father's Day shootings in a Hudson County park became a political football for Jersey City and Bayonne officials last week, with each side attempting to distance itself from the violent fight that sent two 15-year-old kids to the hospital and left the Jersey City police flack out of a job.... Read more →


Manhunt Over: Second NY Prison Fugitive In Custody

Police Sunday captured David Sweat, the second man who escaped from an upstate New York prison, following a nearly monthlong manhunt. Multiple media sources reported Sweat was apprehended near the Canadian border days after another fugitive, Richard Matt, was killed in a shootout with U.S. Border Patrol officers. Sweat and Matt both escaped from the... Read more →


CNB Medical News: All The Things Americans Would Rather Do Than Floss Their Teeth

According to a recent survey released earlier this week, plenty of us are fibbing about flossing to our dentists — 27 percent, to be exact. And more than a third would rather partake in enjoyable activities like doing the dishes, listening to a screaming kid on an airplane, or sitting in traffic than regularly scrape... Read more →


July 4th History Facts You Need To Know

xxx Independence Day is upon us and this 4th of July, be sure to enjoy the fireworks and learn some fun facts about our great country, its Independence Day, the American Flag and the Declaration of Independence. Here are 6 pieces of July 4th history you should know: 1. The flag we know and love... Read more →


CNB ARCHIVES Sept. 2009: Council Candidate Wil Levins..."Where are the good faith negotiations?"

CNBNEWS ARCHIVES PUBLISHED Friday, September 18, 2009 Wil Levins Independent Candidate for Gloucester City Council, Second Ward feels the present mayor and council are not dealing fairly with the employees of Gloucester City many of who are working without a union contract. His statement reads as follows, Gloucester City is a skilled labor community. It... Read more →


Parx Racing®, PTHA Announce Creation of New $20 Million Parx Racing® Fall Festival

Displayed with permission from PR Newswire Reduction in live race days will fund increased purses during a two month-long Fall Festival; Parx to invest $4.4 million in track improvements and beautification BENSALEM, Pa., June 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Parx Racing® and the Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association (PTHA) announce the creation of a new, annual $20... Read more →


SCOTUS Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage Mandates Nationwide Concealed Carry Reciprocity

- Bearing Arms The Court used Section 1 of the Fourteen Amendment to justify their argument, which reads: By using the Constitution in such a manner, the Court argues that the Due Process Clause extends “certain personal choices central to individual dignity and autonomy” accepted in a majority of states across the state lines of... Read more →


Bacteria Love Tuna Rolls Just As Much As You Do

The plentiful availability of year-long fruits and vegetables, as well as that delicious sushi bar down the street, may come with some hidden costs, according to a news segment released by PBS Newshour this week. It may be more likely to make you sick. As P.J. Tobia reports in his podcast "Shortwave," imported foods have... Read more →


14 Brands Of Bottled Water Have Been Recalled For E. Coli Risk

BRANDS INCLUDED IN THIS RECALL: Acadia Spring Water Acme Spring Water Big Y Spring Water Best Yet Spring Water 7-11 Spring Water Niagara Spring Water Nature’s Place Spring Water Pricerite Spring Water Superchill Spring Water Morning Fresh Spring Water Shaws Spring Water Shoprite Spring Water Western Beef Blue Spring Water Wegmans Spring Water FOR WEGMANS... Read more →