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September 2015

Football Week 4 mega-coverage guide: Everything you need for this week's games

Here is our mega-coverage guide for Week 4 to help get you ready for another jam-packed weekend of gridiron action. Make sure to check back as we'll be adding more stories, previews, polls, live update posts and our predictions for every game this weekend as we get ready for games Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We'll also… Read more →


BOXING:

After 40 years, it's still a Thrilla

Ali-Frazier III remains the ring's ultimate gauge of bravery - and brutality Eddie Futch didn't live long enough to hear Joe Frazier fully forgive him. And Smokin' Joe himself died before Angelo Dundee and Muhammad Ali belatedly tried to close his emotional wounds, which had festered since the 'Thrilla in Manila' on Oct 1, 1975. After… Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Police Officer Greg Alia, Forest Acres Police Department, South Carolina

Police Officer Greg Alia Forest Acres Police Department, South Carolina End of Watch: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Police Officer Greg Alia, age 32, was shot and killed when he and another officer responded to a suspicious person call at the Richland Mall shortly before 9:00 am. The subject was taken into custody following the shooting. Officer Alia had served with the Forest Acres Police Department for seven years. He is survived by his wife and newborn son. Please contact the following agency to send condolences... Read more →


FREE LUNG CANCER SCREENING DAY SET FOR NOVEMBER 7th AT KENNEDY CANCER CENTER

ARE YOU A SMOKER OR FORMER SMOKER? Washington Township, NJ – A special FREE CT lung screening is set for Saturday, November 7th from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kennedy Cancer Center, 900 Medical Center Drive, Sewell. Interested participants can apply to take part if they meet all of the following criteria: You are: … between 55 and 74 years old … have smoked at least a pack of cigarettes a day for 30+ years, or 2 packs a day for 15 years... Read more →


FBI — College Students Targeted in Phone Scam

The FBI Atlanta Division is warning consumers to be on alert for a phone scam that primarily targets college students while displaying the FBI’s telephone number on the recipient’s caller ID. The FBI has received multiple calls from college students at various universities in Georgia, as well as universities in other states, to include Wisconsin, complaining of a phone scam involving someone claiming to represent the U.S. government or even claiming to be FBI agents. In those cases, the caller advised the students of delinquent... Read more →


FBI Releases 2014 Crime Statistics

press release September 30, 2015 The estimated number of violent crimes in the nation decreased 0.2 percent in 2014 when compared with 2013 data, according to FBI figures released today. Property crimes decreased by 4.3 percent, marking the 12th straight year the collective estimates for these offenses declined. The 2014 statistics show the estimated rate of violent crime was 365.5 offenses per 100,000 inhabitants, and the property crime rate was 2,596.1 offenses per 100,000 inhabitants. The violent crime rate declined 1.0 percent compared to the... Read more →


NJ News Commons: PORT AUTHORITY HID RECORDS OF CHRISTIE APPOINTEES MEETINGS

September 30, 2015 WNYC has learned that the Port Authority kept secret four meetings between Governor Christie's former top staffer at the bi-state agency and representatives of United Airlines when it initially made his calendars public. The hidden meetings were between then-Port Authority Deputy Director Bill Baroni and Jeff Smisek, who was CEO of United at the time, and Jamie Fox, a former United lobbyist and current Christie transportation commissioner. NJ TRANSPORTATION CHIEF DENIES ETHICS VIOLATIONS A former director of the state's ethics commission says... Read more →


Four Kennedy Health Associates Receive Kennedy Nursing Scholarships

Voorhees, NJ – Four Kennedy Health associates have been named recipients of the 2015 Kennedy Nursing Scholarship Awards. This new scholarship program – made possible through proceeds from the 2014 Kennedy Golf Outing – not only enables Kennedy nurses to advance their educational status, but also supports non-nursing Kennedy associates wishing to pursue a career in nursing. “Each of the selected recipients has demonstrated their commitment to Kennedy Health’s mission and vision, along with a passion for their own professional development,” said Helene Burns, MSN,... Read more →


Romanian Native In Large-Scale Atm Skimming Scheme Extradited To The United States

NEWARK, N.J. – A native of Romania who was arrested in Spain was arraigned on September 25, 2015following his extradition to face charges that he participated in a large-scale lucrative ATM skimming scheme targeting New Jersey bank customers, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Alin Dumitru Carabus, 41, will appear tomorrow afternoon before U.S. Magistrate Judge Leda D. Wettre in Newark federal court. He is charged by indictment with conspiracy to commit bank fraud, aggravated identity theft, conspiracy to possess 15 or more counterfeit access... Read more →


**The 11th Annual Damian Gallagher Memorial Scholarship Beef & Beer on Friday, October 2

Damian Gallagher The 11th Annual Damian Gallagher Memorial Scholarship Beef & Beer Fundraiser Benefiting students of Gloucester Catholic High School will be Friday October 2, 2015, from 7pm-12am at the Gloucester County A.O.H. , 200 Columbia Blvd., National Park, NJ. Cost is $25 at the door and includes a buffet dinner, draft beer, wine, and soda. Chinese auction, basket of cheer raffle, and 50/50 Live entertainment: Performing at 9:00pm Jerry & Shaun of THE BROKEN SHILLELAGHS The annual Damian G. Gallagher Memorial Scholarship began in... Read more →


Rabid Raccoon Confirmed in Waterford Township

(September 29, 2015) - The Camden County Health Department has been notified by the New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services (NJDHSS) that a raccoon removed from Waterford Township has tested positive for rabies. On the morning of September 25, a homeowner found the raccoon in his yard that was acting strangely. It was picked up by the Waterford Township Animal Control Officer and submitted for rabies testing at the state Public Health & Environmental Laboratories in Trenton (PHEL). There is no known human... Read more →


CNB ARCHIVES 2011: City of Gloucester City Releases Closing Arguments in Kain Dismissal Case

CNB ARCHIVES Wednesday, February 23, 2011 Brown & Connery, llp By: Christine P. O’Hearn, Esquire 360 Haddon Avenue P.O. box 539 Westmont, New Jersey 08108 (856) 854-8900 Attorneys for Petitioner, The City of Gloucester IN THE MATTER OF PAUL KAIN, REGISTERED MUNICIPAL CLERK, THE CITY OF GLOUCESTER DOCKET NO.: CLG-00612-2010S CLOSING BRIEF ON BEHALF OF THE PETITIONER, THE CITY OF GLOUCESTER’S IN SUPPORT OF PETITION TO REMOVE PAUL KAIN, MUNCIPAL CLERK INTRODUCTION AND PROCEDURAL HISTORY The City of Gloucester (“The City”) filed a Complaint seeking... Read more →


Home Country: Hunting The Grey Ghost

by Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet There’s a word, thought Dud, silently. A word to describe this … this pristine fall morning sitting here in a blind with a bow and arrows and anticipation of finding the same buck we saw last year. Maybe this year we’ll have a safe shot at him. This world, this tiny world around me. Right now. There’s a word. Look at that deer track just to my right, for example. See the edges of it begin to crumble? That tells... Read more →


Tickets Now Available for Camden County Sports Hall of Fame Inductee's Dinner

(September 29, 2015) - The Camden County Freeholder Board is hosting the 9th Annual Camden County Sports Hall of Fame Dinner and induction ceremony on Oct. 29. At that time, 11 local sports legends will be honored for their contributions to athletics. “This event is a celebration of competition, endurance and sportsmanship, and the men and women, who led their teams to the pinnacle of success,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli Jr. “Every year it is an honor for the Freeholder Board to shine the... Read more →


CNB Business News: WalletHub Study 2015’s Cities with the Fastest Growing Economies

With the economy steadily rebounding from the Great Recession, the personal finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s Cities with the Fastest Growing Economies. In order to identify the American cities that have grown the most rapidly in socioeconomic terms, WalletHub compared 515 U.S. cities across 10 key metrics, ranging from population growth rate to unemployment rate decrease. In addition, we produced separate rankings for large, midsize and small cities. Fastest Growing Cities Slowest Growing Cities 1 Odessa, TX 506 Parma, OH 2... Read more →


Blue Lives Matter in Tinseltown | American Police Beat Magazine

Police officers and supporters gathered in Hollywood, California, over the weekend to show support for law-enforcement officers nationwide. “There’s something weird and scary going on right now – police are being assassinated,” said demonstrator Annie Bergin, 34, of Los Angeles, who held up a “They bleed blue” poster. “I’m here to show that I strongly support the LAPD and law enforcement officers everywhere who risk their lives each day to keep us safe.” “This is just the beginning of a nationwide campaign,” said Jerretta Sandoz,... Read more →


CNB Hunting NJ : TRAPPER EDUCATION COURSES

Courses offered in April and September - October Tuckahoe WMA, Lenape Farms Section (Atlantic County) October 10 and 11 You must attend both days of the two-day class. Classes are held rain or shine. Bring a pencil, and a lunch, wear hip boots and bring pliers. All other materials provided. See the course schedule page to register. Furbearer Management Newsletters GENERAL INFORMATION Modern, regulated trapping is used to manage habitat, monitor and control animal populations, protect and reintroduce endangered species, protect public and private property... Read more →


DELAWARE Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Sept. 14-20

Reminder for the week: Visitors must obey speed limit when driving on wildlife area roadways DOVER (Sept. 25, 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 Sept. 14-20 made 1,580 contacts with anglers, boaters, hunters and the general public, including 188 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks. Officers responded to 61 complaints... Read more →


Police Need Public's Help in Identifying Woman Discovered in the Ocean in Cape May County

(September 29, 2015)The New Jersey State Police Marine Services Unit and Ocean City Police Department are seeking the public's assistance in Identifying the woman discovered in the water off the shore of Ocean City NJ, Cape May Co. NJ state Police and the Ocean City Police, responded to the beach at 57th Street for the recovered body of an unidentified white female. No signs of trauma were observed. She was wearing a purple shirt and blue jeans. She has a tattoo on her right shoulder... Read more →


Road Projects Taking Place Across Camden County

(September 29, 2015) - Freeholder Ian Leonard has been informed by the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) that the state will close the Route 42 northbound ramp to I-295 northbound overnight this week. “Residents should be aware that in addition to this week’s closures, this construction will impact their commute and their communities for several years,” said Freeholder Ian Leonard, liaison to the Camden County Department of Public Works. “When this project is completed, it will alleviate much of the traffic congestion currently experienced... Read more →


Pennsylvania Escapee Adam Snatchko ((AKA Patrick Norris) | Pennsylvania State Police

ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PA: Escape. On Sept. 28, 2015, at approximately 2:50 p.m., Adam Snatchko (AKA Patrick Norris), 43, of Canonsburg, returned to the Riverside Community Corrections Center from an authorized leave. He appeared to be under the influence of drugs. When Snatchko discovered that he would be drug tested, he fled the facility through an unlocked side door. He is currently serving time for possession with intent to deliver and has an extensive criminal history. He is described as 5 feet 10 inches tall, 210... Read more →


FBI Announces Return of Painting Believed Looted by Nazis During WWII

COLUMBUS, OH—Special Agent in Charge Angela L. Byers of the Cincinnati Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced today that the painting Portrait of a Young Man by Polish painter Krzysztof Lubieniecki has been returned to officials with the government of Poland. The work of art is believed to have been looted by Nazi soldiers from the National Museum in Warsaw, Poland during World War II. “We are honored to return this painting to the Polish government and the National Museum,” stated Special... Read more →


WalletHub Study: New Jersey Is the 5th Best State for Teachers

With Oct. 5 being International World Teachers Day and in recognition of the key role that educators play in our children’s lives, the personal finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s Best and Worst States for Teachers. In order to help educators find the best teaching opportunities in the country and draw attention to the states needing improvement in this regard, WalletHub analyzed the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 13 key metrics, ranging from average starting salary to unemployment rate... Read more →


Nathan James Worrell, of Thorofare, Served in the Air Force and Coast Guard, GCHS Alumnus

Nathan James Worrell, of Thorofare, NJ passed away on September 25, 2015 surrounded by his loving family at the age of 73. Legacy A strong willed yet caring gentleman, Nate had a quick witted sense of humor and enjoyed making others smile. He was outgoing and friendly but most importantly, Nate was devoted to his family. He also enjoyed playing golf and camping. Born in Swedesboro, NJ, Nate was a resident of Thorofare for 47 years. He was a longtime and active parishioner of St.... Read more →


R&B Singer Kenny Lattimore at Newark Celebration 350 Kick Off Event

Oct. 17 event at Military Park will usher in year-long celebration of Newark’s 350th Anniversary NEWARK – Sept. 28, 2015 –Newark Celebration 350 announced today that Rhythm and Blues singer Kenny Lattimore will make a special appearance at an October 17 event in the newly refurbished Military Park that will kickoff the celebration of Newark’s 350th Anniversary. The free event, run in conjunction with the Military Park Partnership, will feature a series of live family friendly concerts and performances, arts and crafts, various demonstrations and... Read more →


NJ News Commons: RUTGER'S HIT BY ANOTHER CYBER ATTACK

September 29, 2015 The computer networks at Rutgers University were attacked once again and forced offline, apparently by the same anonymous person who crippled the university's systems several times earlier this year. New Brunswick Today says the attacks came after university officials reassured the campus community that the school had spent nearly $3 million on cybersecurity upgrades in the wake of the previous attacks. STUDY: SEA LEVEL RISE INCREASING MAJOR STORMS OFF NEW JERSEY A new study that spans the last 1,000 years has found... Read more →


Your Money: $1.66 MILLION CONTRACT AWARDED FOR DREDGING OF DEAL LAKE

PROJECT WILL IMPROVE WATER QUALITY AND RESTORE RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR STATE’S LARGEST COASTAL LAKE (15/P83) TRENTON – The Christie Administration has awarded a nearly $1.66 million contract to remove sand pushed by Superstorm Sandy into Deal Lake, the largest in a series of unique coastal lakes in Monmouth County that were severely impacted by the storm, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced today. The contract to dredge 12,000 cubic yards of material was awarded to Tri-State Dredging of Philadelphia. The project is being... Read more →


CNB HUNTING/FISHING DELAWARE: New Names for Two Wildlife Areas

DOVER (Sept. 25, 2015) – With hunters and other wildlife area visitors heading out to enjoy fall weather, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today that two wildlife areas have undergone name changes since last hunting season. In New Castle County, the wildlife area formerly known as the Blackbird Reserve Wildlife Area near Townsend – adjoining Eagles Nest Road – has been renamed the Eagles Nest Wildlife Area. “We changed the name of the Blackbird Reserve Wildlife Area to reduce confusion associated with two... Read more →


FBI: Con Man Sentenced in Fraud Case Promised Luxury Cars But Rarely Delivered

Law enforcement seized this 2008 Mercedes-Benz from Memphis luxury car salesman Michael Brown during the investigation into allegations that Brown was defrauding customers who ordered luxury cars through his company’s website. 09/24/15 It’s a cautionary consumer tale that’s been around forever: In an attempt to get a deal on something that sounds too good to be true, the customer gets the shaft instead. That’s just what happened in the case of a luxury car salesman in Tennessee who used a website to advertise below-market prices... Read more →


EPA Proposes to Add N.J. Pesticides Manufacturing Facility to Superfund List

(New York, N.Y. – Sept. 28, 2015) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today proposed adding the former Kil-Tone Company site in Vineland, N.J. to its Superfund list of the country’s most hazardous waste sites. Pesticides were manufactured at the now defunct Kil-Tone Company facility, and groundwater and soil at the site, including soil in the yards of nearby homes, is contaminated with arsenic and lead. “The EPA is committed to protecting residents and workers from the high levels of arsenic and lead at this site,”... Read more →


If you’re in a car accident, follow some basic steps, advises PIANJ

TRENTON, N.J. – If you've ever been in an accident, you know things can be chaotic immediately after a crash, but following some basic steps can make filing your claim a little easier says the Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey. First and foremost, if someone is injured, call 911, said Charles Caruso, CIC, CPIA, PIANJ president. "Think about your safety and those around you first. Stay calm; being in a car accident is scary but getting upset can only make things worse." Before you... Read more →


Protecting the Pope, Protecting the People

press release Story by Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen PHILADELPHIA PA --When the Vatican announced Pope Francis would visit Philadelphia as part of a three-city tour of the United States, the men and women of Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay began making preparations for the historic event. With hundreds of thousands of visitors anticipated for the World Meeting of Families visit, safety and security of the Pope, distinguished visitors and the public became a critical objective of the Coast Guard and other federal, state and... Read more →


Gloucester City Solicitor Answers Questions About the New Ambulance Service...Starts April 1

CNB Archives Saturday, February 26, 2011 By William E. Cleary Sr. Gloucester City Council passed a resolution at Thursday's meeting by a 4-1 vote to hire an outside contractor to provide ambulance service for the City. Voting for the measure was Mayor William James, Councilman Jay Brophy, Councilman Bruce Parry, and Councilman John Hutchinson. Voting no was Councilwoman Kelly Ferry. Absent were Councilmen Marchese and Spencer. The contract was awarded to Lourdes Health System. The contract calls for Lourdes to provide Basic Life Ambulance Service... Read more →


CNB MEDICAL NEWS: HHS sponsors development of drug for hospitalized influenza patients

With unique ‘mechanism of action,’ drug could become first in new class of influenza antivirals Development of an experimental influenza antiviral drug that may be more potent and could have a longer treatment window than existing drugs will receive support from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR). The drug is being developed for use in treating patients hospitalized with influenza. If development is successful and the drug receives U.S. Food and Drug Administration... Read more →


CNB SPORTS: Warren Hills High School QB Evan Murray Died from a Lacerated Spleen

Warren Hills Regional High School quarterback Evan Murray died from a lacerated spleen, a medical examiner found. An autopsy of the 17-year-old from Warren County found the cause of death to be massive internal bleeding due to the laceration. Morris County Medical Examiner Dr. Ronald Suarez determined during the examination that Murray had an abnormally enlarged… Read more →