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FBI National Academy: Training Law Enforcement Partners for 80 Years | CNBNews crime

The first class of police officers at the FBI’s police training school—the National Academy—assembled in July 1935 in Washington, D.C., for the inaugural 12-week session. Eighty years ago today, on July 29, 1935, the FBI opened its training facilities and expertise to law enforcement officers across the U.S., and the National Academy was born. The idea of a national training academy was first raised in late 1934 as part of U.S. Attorney General Homer Cummings’ “war on crime.” FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover then fleshed out an idea for professional education for law enforcement officers at the annual meeting of... Read more →

Why the Media Should Report on Undercover Videos of Planned Parenthood | CNBNewsnet

Genevieve Wood / @genevievewood / July 29, 2015 In the case of the unfolding scandal involving the nation’s largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood, much of the mainstream media have fallen for the old line, “Nothing to see here.” And now we find out perhaps one reason why is that Planned Parenthood has hired a major crisis PR firm to make sure the news media stay on the sidelines of what is clearly a newsworthy story. According to Politico: The group circulated a memo to reporters and producers late Monday that discouraged them from airing the undercover videos, arguing that they... Read more →

Sweeney’s pension scheme is great ’cause then he doesn’t need to actually do anything

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog This one shouldn’t require much explanation, Save Jerseyans. Not content to rule only New Jersey’s future, gubernatorial aspirant and incumbent Senate President Steve Sweeney is in the news today after floating a “plan” for a trillion dollar, multi-state bailout of our country’s many under-capitalized state-based public pension systems. “We are glad that Senate President Sweeney continues to explore every possible option for helping New Jersey responsibly meet its pension obligations,” chimed in NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer. Every “option” except for those that would fix the root problems, of course. Which is convenient... Read more →


A crewmember at Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, New Jersey, received the 2015 Douglas A. Munro Inspirational Leadership Award during a ceremony at the Navy League of the United States National Convention held June 19. ATLANTIC CITY NJ--Petty Officer 2nd Class Noel Cordero, a storekeeper in the supply division of Air Station Atlantic City, was recognized for her performance of duty while assigned to the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley during 2014. Cordero singlehandedly operated the supply division of her Alaska-based ship as a junior member for an entire month prior to new personnel reporting in. "It was a... Read more →

Middle Township Man Shot by 19-Year-Old Suspect

For Immediate Release – July 30, 2015 | CNBNewsnet Cape May Court House, New Jersey - Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor and Middle Township Police Chief Chris Leusner announce the arrest of Jamar Lovett 19 year old male, of Middle Township, N.J, for the shooting of a male in the unit block of Swainton Goshen Road, Middle Township, N.J. The victim was subsequently transported to Cape May Regional Hospital where he is listed in stable condition. On July 28, 2015, Middle Township Police responded to Swainton Goshen Road for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival officers encountered... Read more →

Congratulations to Brooklawn American Legion Post 72 Baseball Team, Defending State Champs

Brookers Win 6th Straight Championship! photos/press release provided by American Legion Post 401 MOODY FIELD EWING NJ July 30, 2015 (CNBNewsnet)--The American Legion Baseball state championship games were played after an hour and a half rain delay at Moody Field, Ewing, on July 30, 2015, with Flemington squaring off against defending National Champion Brooklawn. NJ State Commander Mike Babli threw out the first pitch strike. Flemington won the first game, forcing a second for the championship. Brooklawn prevailed 9 to 6 shortly after midnight, earning their sixth straight State Championship. Commander Babli and Frank Calandrillo, state baseball chair, presented awards... Read more →

CNB ARCHIVES 2009: Enjoy the ride. There is no return ticket.

CNBNews Archives posted Saturday, November 14, 2009 Image via Wikipedia George Carlin's Views on Aging Do you realize that the only time in our lives when we like to get old is when we're kids? If you're less than 10 years old, you're so excited about aging that you think in fractions. 'How old are you?' 'I'm four and a half!' You're never thirty-six and a half. You're four and a half, going on five! That's the key. You get into your teens, now they can't hold you back. You jump to the next number, or even a few ahead.... Read more →

LOVE YOUR MONEY: Billions in loans may save pensions or sink New Jersey

PASSING THE HAT – New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney (right) offers Gov. Chris Christie a gift cap as Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto applauds By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog The U.S. government should rescue troubled state pension plans with billions of dollars in long-term, low-interest loans, New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney proposed on Wednesday. The trillion-dollar question is whether it would save pensions or sink states deeper in debt. That’s the amount of underfunding public retirement plans collectively face in the 50 states, according to a Pew Foundation study. “A federal plan to restructure the pension debts... Read more →

CNB MEDICAL: High-resolution 3D images reveal the muscle mitochondrial power grid

press release |July 30, 2015 A new study overturns longstanding scientific ideas regarding how energy is distributed within muscles for powering movement. Scientists are reporting the first clear evidence that muscle cells distribute energy primarily by the rapid conduction of electrical charges through a vast, interconnected network of mitochondria — the cell’s “powerhouse” — in a way that resembles the wire grid that distributes power throughout a city. The study offers an unprecedented, detailed look at the distribution system that rapidly provides energy throughout the cell where it is needed for muscle contraction. “These observations solve the problem of how... Read more →

Delaware River Keeper: PSEG's Salem Generating Station Kills 3 Billion Fish a Year

CNBNewsnet photo credit PSE&G press release July 27, 2015 Trenton, NJ: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection denied a request by 13 conservation and fish organizations and over 600 individuals (so far) to extend the time to comment on a draft Clean Water Act Permit issued for the Salem Nuclear Generating Station. The Draft Permit, which took the state nine years to draft and was finalized and released in response to a legal action brought by the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, Clean Water Action and New Jersey Sierra Club, allows the facility to continue with the once through cooling system that... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: More paying Obamacare fines as subsidies go to people who don’t exist

By Eric Boehm | The IRS fined more than 7.5 million Americans who didn’t have health insurance in 2014, even as Obamacare subsidies flowed to people who didn’t even exist. The Treasury Department reported last week the number of Americans who faced fines because of the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate was significantly higher than the Obama administration expected. For 2014, the IRS projected that roughly 6 million would face fines, but the final total was 1.5 million higher. It was the first year in which buying health insurance was made mandatory under the ACA, with penalties of $95... Read more →

Brooklawn Post 72 Wins Another New Jersey American Legion State Title

MOODY PARK EWING NJ July 30, 2015--Brooklawn American Legion won a sixth straight New Jersey American Legion State Title by beating Flemington Legion 9 - 6. Tyler Mondile was the winning pitcher and the tournament MVP. Brooklawn Legion now heads to the MidAtlantic Regionals in Leesburg, Virginia next week. photo credit and caption Bruce Darrow (see more photos) RELATED CATEGORY BROOKLAWN RELATED CATEGORY GLOUCESTER CATHOLIC RELATED CATEGORY SPORTS Related articles Legion: Brooklawn pulls away from Flemington in State Final 8 Legion: Brooklawn, Flemington to meet for state title at Moody Park Mr. Edward "Ed" J. Simila, of Brooklawn, Avid Hunter... Read more →

Driver in multi-state police chase repeatedly harassed N.J. woman, report says

CNBNEWSNET OAKLYN -- The Camden County man who led police on a pursuit that raced between New Jersey and Pennsylvania multiple times allegedly harassed a Gloucester County woman for years, according to NBC10. The victim, who spoke on the condition of anonymity with the television station, is apparently a Washington Township resident and single mother. She claims… Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing New Jersey: The Striped Bass Bonus Program

Bob Gieson (left) with his 55-pound striped bass and Erik Olsen on the party boat Queen Mary in Point Pleasant Striped bass regulations have changed. The Striped Bass Bonus Program (SBBP) closed on May 1, 2015 and will reopen September 1, 2015.Detailed information about new SBBP procedures, including permits and reporting will be provided through various outlets including this webpage as soon as they become available. All current permit holders received notice that the old 2015 permits are no longer valid and will automatically receive a new permit prior to September 1, 2015. Those permits will be issued first before... Read more →


CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. JULY 29, 2015 — Crew members from Coast Guard Station Chincoteague helped enforced the safety zone Wednesday at the 90th Annual Pony Swim between Assateague and Chincoteague islands off Virginia's Eastern Shore. Thousands of spectators gathered for the event both on shore and on the water. The Station Chincoteague crews used the 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water boat for the event. The annual event gained international recognition after Marguerite Henry's children's novel "Misty of Chincoteague" was published in 1947, and the subsequent release of the 1961 film "Misty," based on the book. Read more →

Obituary | Eleanor Mickewicz of Runnemede age 94

Born: June 28, 1921 Died: July 28, 2015 Eleanor Mickewicz went home to be with the Lord on July 28, 2015. She was 94 years old. Beloved wife of the late Bill Mickewicz for 46 years. Devoted mother of Sophie D’Agostino (Robert) and Carole Ann Covert (James). Loving grandmother of Michael and Victoria Egnak and William Covert. Also survived by niece, Irene Abrams, and her family, as well as nephews, Ludwik and Stanley Samselski. Eleanor was born and grew up in Camden, NJ. She attended St. Joseph’s Elementary and High Schools. She worked as a floor supervisor for Campbell Soup.... Read more →

West Cape May Boy Scout Master Arrested on Aggravated Sexual Contact, Luring A Child Charges

Cape May Court House, New Jersey – Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor and Captain Robert Sheehan, of the Cape May City Police Department announce the arrest of Frank L. “Sandy” Thompson, a 68 year old male resident of Cape May City. Thompson was arrested for Aggravated Sexual Contact, Luring/Enticing a Child and two (2) counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. At the time of his arrest Thompson was an Assistant Scout Master with a Boy Scout Troop in West Cape May as well as the treasurer at the Corinthian Yacht Club in the City of Cape... Read more →

Authorities Investigating Murder in Lindenwold

Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Lindenwold Police Chief Thomas Brennan reported a homicide in Lindenwold last night. Lindenwold Police were dispatched at approximately 8:09 p.m. on Wednesday to the Arborwood apartment complex for a report of a person shot. Officers arrived and located the victim, Henry Lugo, 24, of Camden, lying on the ground in front of an apartment building. He had been shot multiple times. Lugo was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:21 p.m. via telemetry by a doctor. The investigation into the shooting is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s... Read more →

Division of Consumer Affairs Imposes $55,000 in Civil Penalties Against Six Towing Companies

press release JULY 29, 2015--As part of an initiative to combat predatory towing in New Jersey, the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has reached settlements with six towing companies that allegedly violated the State’s predatory towing law, with the companies collectively agreeing to pay $55,106 in civil penalties, consumer restitution and reimbursement for investigative and legal costs. “Imagine returning to a parking lot and finding your car gone, and being left stranded. Even worse, imagine if warning signs were either not posted or inadequate, in violation of our Predatory Towing Prevention Act,” Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman said.... Read more →

International Parental Kidnapping Case; 9-Year-Old Boy from Hazleton, Pennsylvania Rescued

International Parental Kidnapping Case Partnerships, Publicity Key to 9-Year-Old’s Rescue 07/29/15 When 9-year-old Billy Hanson didn’t return to Pennsylvania after spending the summer with his father in Seattle, the boy’s mother called her local police department, setting in motion an international kidnapping investigation that led FBI agents halfway around the world to a tiny island in the South Pacific. What would eventually bring the case to a successful conclusion was the extraordinary collaboration between local, federal, and international law enforcement and other agencies. But on that September day in 2014 when Billy was not on the flight he was supposed... Read more →

Houston’s debt passes Detroit’s

Creative Commons photo There’s money in Houston, maybe even enough to pay down the city’s pension debts. By Jon Cassidy | Houston’s debts are now bigger than Detroit’s. According to one key measure of fiscal health, Houston’s situation is nearly as bad as that of Chicago, which is starting to collapse under its debt burdens. The city’s financial reputation took a hit earlier this month when Moody’s Investors Service revised its outlook on Houston to “negative.” Even that review doesn’t capture the depth of some of the holes the city’s financial planners have dug. Moody’s has gotten a reputation... Read more →

Indictment Charges Philadelphia Resident With Illegal Reentry | Department of Justice

press release Joel Junior Lantigua-Lora, 28, of Philadelphia, PA, was charged today by Indictment with illegal reentry after deportation, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. The indictment alleges that on or about June 24, 2015, Lantigua-Lora, an alien, and native and citizen of the Dominican Republic, was found in the United States after having been deported from the United States on or about August 23, 2012. If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 20 years. The case was investigated by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Enforcement and Removal Operations (“ERO”), and is being prosecuted by Assistant United... Read more →

American Legion State Finals Results for Wednesday: Gloucester Twp. 3 Brooklawn 13

2015 State Finals Starts Saturday, July 25, 2014 Location - Moody Park, Ewing, NJ Jul 25/Sat 10:00 AM Game 1 Hamilton 31 0 vs Brooklawn 72 6 DH Game 2 Flemington 159 8 vs Hopewell 339 7 4:00 PM Game 3 Gibbsboro 371 11 vs BCAL Bears 3 DH Game 4 Broad Street Park 313 1 vs Gloucester Twp 281 9 Jul 26/Sun 10:00 AM Game 5 Hamilton 31 7 vs BCAL Bears 6 (Out) DH Game 6 Hopewell 339 1 (Out) vs Broad Street Park 313 6 4:00 PM Game 7 Brooklawn 72 9 vs Gibbsboro 371 2 DH... Read more →

CNB Crime: 12 Men Charged with Lewdness-Related Offenses in the Wolfe Neck Parking Area

LEWES DELAWARE (July 28, 2015) – DNREC Division of Parks & Recreation Natural Resources Police have arrested 12 men this month and charged them with lewdness-related offenses in the Wolfe Neck parking area near an intersection with the Junction & Breakwater Trail. The men were arrested on an assortment of charges, ranging from offensive touching; criminal solicitation; lewdness and indecent exposure; and loitering to engage in or solicit sex. Nine of the arrested men were from Delaware; two were from New York and another from Pennsylvania. Their ages ranged from 49 to 82 years old. DNREC has received many complaints... Read more →

Planned Parenthood Faces Allegations From Former Clinic Worker in Graphic New Video

Kelsey Harkness / @kelseyjharkness / July 28, 2015 A new documentary-style video was released today about Planned Parenthood’s alleged “black market” in harvesting and selling fetal body parts. The 12-minute video, titled “Human Capital,” features a woman who says she worked for a company that procured tissue and organs for Planned Parenthood clinics describing what she considers the profit motive involved in the harvesting of aborted fetal body parts. Viewers should be warned that the video is graphic. There are images of aborted fetal body parts. “I thought I was going to be just drawing blood, not procuring tissue from... Read more →


press release Voorhees, NJ – Kennedy Home Health Care has received a Four-Star rating in the new Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) program that evaluates home care companies across the country. Kennedy Home Health Care is the only agency in its service area of Camden, Gloucester and Burlington counties to receive a Four-Star (out of a possible Five-Star) rating. 2015 marks the first time that Medicare has established a Five-Star rating program for Home Care companies. These ratings, made public in July, can be found on its Home Health Care Compare (HHC) website ( The HHC ratings are a compilation... Read more →

CNB CRIME: Lithuanian National Arrested in Avalon for Aggravated Sexual Assault

press release/July 29, 2015 Cape May Court House, New Jersey – County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor and Avalon Police Chief William McCormick, announce the arrest of Egidijus Riaubys, a 22 year old, Lithuanian national who resides in Avalon over the summer months on an International Work Visa for Aggravated Sexual Assault, which occurred on July 26,2015, at approximately 3:00am, in the 2300 Block of Ocean Drive in Avalon. There, Officer Ashworth and Officer Manning of the Avalon Police Department were patrolling the neighborhood on bike-patrol and came upon a male subject assaulting an unconscious female. Officers immediately detained the male,... Read more →

Commentary: Christie presidential bid gets ‘Trumped’ in New Hampshire

By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog As Donald Trump rises to the top of political polls among Republican candidates for president, the biggest loser may be Gov. Chris Christie in the crucial primary state of New Hampshire. The outspoken billionaire was the runaway leader with 24 percent of GOP voters in the Granite State in a Monmouth University poll released Tuesday. Christie trailed in eighth place with only 4 percent. Behind Trump and ahead of Christie were Jeb Bush (12 percent), John Kasich (7 percent), Scott Walker (7 percent), Marco Rubio (6 percent), Ben Carson (5 percent) and Rand... Read more →

CNB CRIME: U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-Pa Accused of Accepting $1 Million Illegal Loan

CNBNewsnet PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-Pa., and four associates were indicted Wednesday on racketeering conspiracy charges stemming from several alleged schemes to misuse campaign funds and hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal grant money to further their political and financial interests. The five schemes include accepting a $1 million illegal loan for Fattah's failed… Read more →

CNB CRIME: Semi-Pro Wrestler Arrested for Haddonfield Armed Robbery and Carjacking

Press release / CNBNewsnet Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Haddonfield Police Chief Ted Stuessy announced a man has been arrested for an armed robbery and a carjacking in Haddonfield. Donald C. Hart, 27, a semi-professional wrestler from Mantua and Palmyra, is accused of robbing the Rite Aid on the 700 block of Haddon Avenue at gunpoint around 12:10 p.m. on June 16, 2015. He then allegedly carjacked a priest in the pharmacy’s parking lot and drove to the 100 block of Marne Avenue before fleeing in a different vehicle he had parked there earlier. Detectives processed the vehicle... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Commercial Conk Fisherman Arrested on Fisheries Charges

Kenneth W. Bailey NEAR BOWERS BEACH, Del. (July 28, 2015) – DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers arrested a New Jersey-based, Delaware-licensed commercial waterman July 24 on numerous fisheries-related charges and a felony after he tried to evade a fisheries compliance boarding on Delaware Bay and steered his vessel away and into the path of a police boat. Natural Resources Police said that as their patrol boat neared the commercial vessel, its captain, Kenneth W. Bailey, 61, of Heislerville, N.J., put the motor in gear and turned hard, nearly causing a collision with the approaching patrol... Read more →

CNB CRIME: Philadelphia Congressman Chaka Fattah Indicted on Corruption Charges

CNBNewsnet A Democratic member of Congress and four of his associates have been indicted for their roles in a racketeering conspiracy to further their political and financial interests, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. U.S. Representative Chaka Fattah Sr., 58, of Philadelphia was charged in a 29-count indictment, along with his district chief of staff, Bonnie… Read more →

CNB Archives: Lions fall short vs. Rams

CNB Archives posted Friday, November 27, 2009 The Lions were carried throughout by running back Steve Kumpf, who rushed for 274 yards and two touchdowns. He scored on runs of 2 yards in the first quarter and 66 in the fourth, but his team couldn't come up with a big play late in the game. With the help of a 27-yard run by Kumpf, Gloucester drove to the Rams' 19-yard line but ran out of downs with 41 seconds to play. It was an emotional loss. via See video clip 1 See video clip 2 see video clip 3... Read more →

Rand Paul’s ‘Economic Freedom Zone’ a fix for western PA?

U.S. Senator Rand Paul speaking at the launch of his Presidential campaign at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. By Yaël Ossowski | Rand Paul wants troubled cities declared “Economic Freedom Zones,” with targeted tax cuts and reduced regulation to promote growth and spur jobs. So-called Economic Freedom Zones — known as Zones for Employment and Economic Development in their more developed form in places like Honduras — offer targeted areas the benefits of lower taxes and abstention from certain regulations. The goal is providing a form of government stimulus, different from bailout packages worth billions. The Kentucky... Read more →

Toe Tapping Music, Uber Not Welcome Here, Ambulance Service May Change in South Jersey

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet The Hegeman String Band at Proprietors Park—This Thursday, July 30 the award winning Hegeman String Band will be performing from 8 pm to 10 pm at Proprietors Park, King Street and the Delaware River, Gloucester City. Sponsored by The Camden County Board of Freeholders and the County Parks Department On the Road Concert Series. Bring your lawn chair, blanket, and the family for a fun-filled evening of toe-tapping music on the Delaware. A SLOW NEWS DAY—When looking for a story idea all a reporter has to do these days is check out social media.... Read more →

A Pennsylvania Woman Climbs Tree Fearing Coyote

CNBNewsnet MANCHESTER TWP. -- A Pennsylvania woman vacationing at a Christian retreat center was rescued from a tree early Monday morning after she climbed 15-feet high to avoid what she thought was a coyote. Officers from the Manchester Police Department responded to America's Keswick at approximately 3 a.m. after a man who went outside to smoke a… Read more →

'It's going to be worse': Gypsy moth damage up for 2015, expected to continue

CNBNewsnet Cyclical by nature, damage from gypsy moth caterpillars this year approached the recent record for acres of trees affected in New Jersey. In Pennsylvania, experts say that based on recent defoliation surveys 2016 is not expected to be any better. "It's going to be worse," said Terry Brady, spokesman for the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and… Read more →

Discount Offered To Gloucester Township Community For DNA Home Asset Marking Program

- Limited Time Only A discount is being offered for the Gloucester Township community who want to take advantage of this new DNA Home Asset Marking Program intended to help serve as a countywide deterrent and assist law enforcement in returning stolen property to owners. Their offer is only valid through September 30, 2015 and gives a $10 savings plus free shipping on the product when you use the group code: "gloucester." More than 20 chiefs of police from throughout Camden County, including Chief Harry Earle, participated in a news conference on Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at the Camden County... Read more →

Owner Of Illegal Online Gambling Website Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison

PRESS RELEASE NEWARK, N.J. JULY 28, 2015 – A website owner involved in an illegal sports betting conspiracy with the Genovese Crime Family of La Cosa Nostra was sentenced today to 18 months in prison, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Joseph Graziano, 78, of Springfield, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty before District Judge Claire C. Cecchi to an information charging him with one count of racketeering conspiracy. Judge Cecchi imposed the sentence today in Newark federal court. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: Graziano was the principal owner of, a website located... Read more →

Plans Announced for Handling Congestion at Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park

NJDOT and NJ TRANSIT announce Additional trains and traffic management aim to ease congestion (Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) and NJ TRANSIT announced today plans to help move a record number of attendees going to the Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park to see Triple Crown winner American Pharoah this Sunday, August 2. “With record crowds expected to come out to see Triple Crown winner American Pharoah at the Haskell Invitational this weekend, NJDOT and NJ TRANSIT have developed a plan to move people in and out of Monmouth Park as safely and efficiently as possible,” NJDOT... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: state record 21.8-pound blueline tilefish caught in Norfolk Canyon

Photo caption: Angler Jesse Kegley with his new state-record 21.8-pound blueline tilefish/Photo courtesy of Lewes Harbour Marina LEWES (July 28, 2015) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has confirmed a new state record in the Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament: a 21.8-pound blueline tilefish caught on July 25 in the Atlantic Ocean’s Norfolk Canyon, some 70 miles offshore. The catch eclipses the previous state record blueline tilefish, caught just over a month ago in Baltimore Canyon, by two pounds. Jesse Kegley of Townsend caught the new record 36.5-inch-long blueline tilefish aboard the charter boat Patient Lady with Capt. John Schneider... Read more →

Coast Guard Assists in Release of 600 Sea Turtles Off Boca Raton Coast

Sea turtle hatchlings are placed in bins by members of Gumbo-Limbo Nature Center prior to being released to the Atlantic Ocean July 27, 2015. In total, 624 loggerhead hatchlings, nine green sea turtles, three juvenile loggerheads and one post hatchling hawksbill were released by the Coast Guard and Gumbo-Limbo Nature Center. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jon-Paul Rios. MIAMI — More than 600 baby sea turtles were released back into the Atlantic Ocean Monday in a joint effort between the Coast Guard and the Gumbo-Limbo Nature Center. In support of the Coast Guard’s commitment to protecting... Read more →

CNB Archives November 2009: A New Governor, Congratulations James Gang, Correction

CNB Archives Friday, November 06, 2009 HOPEFULLY CHANGE IS ON THE WAY-The Monday morning quarterbacks are out in force giving their opinions on why Christie won the top seat in the state. The Democratic pundits are making light of the fact that Corzine lost the election saying he loss because of the recession and high unemployment. And they brush over the fact that although President Obama, Vice President Biden and former president, Bill Clinton were running around the state campaigning for the governor he still loss in a state that "bleeds Blue". I think the public was not only fed... Read more →

For Two Hours Police Chase Man Wanted for Stealing Underwear from Brooklawn Store

BLACKWOOD -- The borough man who took police on a pursuit that went between South Jersey and Philadelphia multiple times was wanted for stealing underwear at a grocery store in Brooklawn, according to 6ABC. Robert Ritter, 54, also had an outstanding warrant for domestic violence charges in Gloucester Township among other offenses. According to 6ABC's report,… Read more →

American Legion State Finals: Gloucester Township v Brooklawn Wednesday Evening

2015 State Finals Starts Saturday, July 25, 2014 Location - Moody Park, Ewing, NJ Jul 25/Sat 10:00 AM Game 1 Hamilton 31 0 vs Brooklawn 72 6 DH Game 2 Flemington 159 8 vs Hopewell 339 7 4:00 PM Game 3 Gibbsboro 371 11 vs BCAL Bears 3 DH Game 4 Broad Street Park 313 1 vs Gloucester Twp 281 9 Jul 26/Sun 10:00 AM Game 5 Hamilton 31 7 vs BCAL Bears 6 (Out) DH Game 6 Hopewell 339 1 (Out) vs Broad Street Park 313 6 4:00 PM Game 7 Brooklawn 72 9 vs Gibbsboro 371 2 DH... Read more →

FBI Arrests Animal-Rights Activists For Releasing Minks

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested two animal rights activists and charged them with terrorizing the fur industry as they released about 5,740 minks from farms and ranches, and vandalized the homes and businesses of members of the industry. The activists, who were on cross-country road trips, were arrested by the Joint Terrorism Task Force,… Related articles Man planted imitation bomb at N.J. municipal building, police say FBI - Harrisburg Man Charged with Four Additional Bank Robberies in Pennsylvania and New Jersey FBI - Pennsylvania Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Drug Trafficking What former FBI profilers, criminologists are... Read more →

A State Of Emergency For The Pope

A small township in Pennsylvania has declared a state of emergency ahead of Pope Francis' visit to the United States in September. Authorities in Middletown, Pennsylvania, which is about two hours outside of Philadelphia, recently decided to adopt the emergency designation in an effort to help prepare for the pontiff's stopover. It could increase security and… Read more →

A Busy Day for the Bellmawr Volunteer Fire Dept.

source Bellmawr Fire Department Facebook page BELLMAWR NJ JULY 27, 2015 (CNBNewsnet)--The Bellmawr Volunteer Fire Department on Monday responded to one highway hazard, two MVA's and a reported Building Fire at Carmen's deli on Browning Road. No worries. The fire was minor and caused by a carelessly discarded cigarette which ignited some wood around one of the overhead doors. The fire was quickly extinguished with no damage to the deli section. Six calls today with a few hours to go members spent the evening cleaning the apparatus and installing new storage shelving in the firehouse. Busy first half of Monday.... Read more →

Nicodemo S. Scarfo Member Of Lucchese Organized Crime Family Sentenced To 30 Years

For Racketeering And Other Crimes Nicodemo S. Scarfo, photo courtesy of the Bergen Dispatch Three Conspirators to be Sentenced This Week CAMDEN, N.J. JULY 28, 2015– A member of the Lucchese organized crime family of La Cosa Nostra (LCN) was sentenced today to 30 years in prison for participating in a racketeering conspiracy and related offenses. Three other members of the conspiracy are scheduled to be sentenced later this week. U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman of the District New Jersey and Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and made the announcement. Nicodemo S. Scarfo,... Read more →

Bamboozled: What happens to unused cemetery plots?

Jim Powers comes from a Catholic family that's been pretty good at planning ahead. In 1962, Powers' parents went partners with Powers' aunt uncle on some cemetery plots at St. Gertrude Cemetery in Colonia, a Catholic cemetery operated by Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Newark. They purchased space for eight people for $600, and they Read more →