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August 2015

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Part-time Building Maintenance Worker for Voorhees Township

PART TIME - 25 hours/week DEPARTMENT: All RESPONSIBILITIES: Voorhees Township seeks building maintenance worker to perform varied simple and moderately physically strenuous tasks involved in cleaning and maintaining offices, furniture, buildings, and grounds. Must be able to make minor repairs to building or equipment. Applicant will need to successfully complete... Read more →


GUEST COMMENTARY: Three-fourths of NJ sheriffs double-dip, led by 25-year ‘retiree’

By Mark Lagerkvist | NEW JERSEY WATCHDOG.ORG For the past quarter century, Armando Fontoura has been looting a New Jersey state pension fund. But it won’t do any good to call the cops. Fontoura is sheriff of Essex County. A dean among double-dippers, he draws $207,289 a year from public... Read more →


Catherine C. Shellenberger, Longtime Brooklawn Resident Involved with Little League and Library

Catherine “Kitty” Shellenberger (nee Allen), on August 30, 2015, of Brooklawn. Age 91. Beloved wife of the late Charles J. Shellenberger. Devoted mother of Cathy Dennis (Michael), Barry (Joan), David, Gail Roser (William), and the late Paul. Mother-in-law of Darlene. Loving Grandmother of Michael Shellenberger, Amy Shellenberger French, Brian Whitney,... Read more →


TRAVEL ALERT: Route 42 northbound lanes to be closed overnight for demolition work in Bellmawr

PRESS RELEASE August 31, 2015 (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced overnight lane closures on Route 42 northbound this week as the Direct Connection project advances in Camden and Gloucester counties. Starting Monday, August 31 at 8:00 p.m., NJDOT’s Contractor, PKF-Mark III, Inc., will close... Read more →


CNB ARCHIVES 2009: Your Federal Tax Dollars at Work; $50,000 for New Playing Fields

CNB ARCHIVES POSTED Wednesday, December 02, 2009 GLOUCESTER CITY: photo credit CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY-The EPA and Army Corps of Engineers are building a temporary football practice field and a temporary Tee-ball field at the Johnson Blvd. Jogging Track, Klemm Avenue side, so that the hazardous waste from some of the... Read more →


Johnson Health Tech Agrees to Pay $3 Million Civil Penalty for Failure to Report Defective Fitness Equipment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that Johnson Health Tech Co. Ltd, of Taiwan, and Johnson Health Tech North America Inc., of Cottage Grove, Wis., have agreed to pay a $3 million civil penalty. The civil penalty agreementsettles CPSC staff’s charges that Johnson Health... Read more →


Mrs. Eleanor V. McKinney, of Brooklawn, Girl Scouts Leader, Bank Manager, GHS Alumnus

On August 28, 2015. (nee Moen) Age 84. Of Brooklawn. Beloved wife of 60 years to the late John D. McKinney, Jr. In the Loving and devoted care of her children: John D., III (Bonni), Ginny (John) Scout, Francis (Michelle), Michael (Karla) and Steven (Kathy). Loving grandmother of John, IV... Read more →


NJ News Commons: NEWARK AIRPORT TERMINAL EVACUATED AFTER SECURITY BREACH

One of the terminals at Newark Liberty International Airport was evacuated and locked down for more than an hour Sunday after a man went through an exit door and into a secure area. NJ.com says the man was detained by federal agents, turned over to Port Authority police, and the... Read more →


Eagles win, wind farms and feds lose in court

Photo from Flickr Commons NATIONAL SYMBOL WINS IN COURT: A decision by a federal court judge rescinded the U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s 30-year exemption for wind energy and other companies that kill birds such as bald eagles during “normal operations.” By Rob Nikolewski Eagles — and the people who love... Read more →


The Mystery Consumer Suggests: Lunch at Capital Grille, Cherry Hill Mall

The Mystery Consumer | CNBNewsnet CHERRY HILL NJ--This is a well-kept secret. Most people think that Capital Grille is expensive, and for dinner it can get pricey, but lunch is a real deal. First, there’s free valet parking. Just drive up to the stand. Lunch prices are in effect until... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Program Continues to Guide Addicts into Drug Treatment

Release: Gloucester Township Police Department Fifty nine percent of those appearing in Gloucester Township municipal court and suffering from addiction have enrolled in drug treatment as a result the Gloucester Township Police Department’s Project SAVE (Substance Abuse Victimization Effort). In June 2014, the Gloucester Township Police Department launched Project SAVE... Read more →


Kennedy Health President & CEO Joseph W. Devine Named to SJ BIZ Magazine’s ‘Power Players’ List

press release August 31, 2015 Voorhees, NJ – Kennedy Health President & CEO Joseph W. Devine, FACHE, has been named one of the 50 most influential business men and women in South Jersey by South Jersey Biz Magazine in its first-ever “Power Players” list of outstanding leaders in the region.... Read more →


Newark murder spike threatens to overshadow Christie's 2016 Camden success story

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Gov. Chris Christie, a Republican presidential candidate, had spent most of Saturday in New Hampshire decrying the "lawlessness" supposedly unleashed by President Obama's selective enforcement of drug and immigration laws. But with Newark suffering five murders in two days last week, and a sixth on Saturday, Christie... Read more →


Construction on the New $87 Million Gloucester City Elementary School is Underway

(photo credit CNBNewsnet) GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--Ironworkers set the cross beams on the new elementary school being built on Market Street between Fifth and Sixth Streets. The photo below was taken on Sixth Street. William E. Cleary Sr | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY NJ—Work on the Gloucester City Middle School is progressing.... Read more →


Gloucester Township Residents Displaced After Fire Heavily Damages Home

Photo courtesy of Fire Fighter George Flinn. GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--On August 29, 2015 at 3:34 PM, Gloucester Township Police Officers and Fire Personnel from the Erial Fire Department were called to the 2100 block of Garwood Road on a report of a house fire. Officers and firefighters arrived on location... Read more →


Obituary | Sophia Foos of Collingswood, formerly of Westville

Sophia Foos (nee Capyak) “Pat”, on August 30, 2015, of Collingswood, formerly of Westville. Age 84 (94). Beloved wife of the late Jack Foos. Devoted companion of Bob Hamilton. Loving aunt of Michael Capyak (Michelle), Peter (Patricia), and Perry Capiak (Debbie), and of Robert, Jr. (Renee), and Michael Hamilton (Linda).... Read more →


Weaponized drones are all the rage for North Dakota police

By Nicholas C. Fondacaro | Watchdog Arena As the proliferation of law enforcement drones expands, so do the concerns about privacy, accountability, and police surveillance in general. Residents of North Dakota now have to be concerned about the use of “non-lethal” weapons on police drones. In April, Gov. Jack Dalrymple... Read more →


Football preview, 2015: Players to watch at every position

The countdown for the 2015 campaign is now under two weeks. Football season is officially back here in New Jersey. And leading up to the first day of action, NJ.com is your No. 1 spot for complete previews of teams and players from all across the state. RELATED: Preseason roadmap:... Read more →


UPDATE/ He has been found

MISSING!!! AFRICAN GREY CONGO "PHILLY"

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ --African Grey Congo "Philly" flew away from the owners home on August 28, 2015 in the Highland Park section of Gloucester City. They have located him several times on August 29 but he was very high in a tree. The owners attempted to get him using a... Read more →