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October 2015

Daylight Savings Time 2015 Ending; Turn Back Your Clocks Tonight

From NASA website: Benjamin Franklin is credited with the concept of Daylight Saving Time. The basic idea is to make the best use of daylight hours by shifting the clock forward in the Spring and backward in the Fall. Daylight Saving Time has been in use throughout much of the... Read more →


Camden County HS Sports: Schedule & links for Saturday, Oct. 31

Staffed coverage Football: Penns Grove at Camden, 12pm | photos coming Football: Sterling at Paulsboro, 12:30pm Boys soccer: Rancocas Valley vs Washington Township at Paul VI, 1pm - SJSCA Tournament Final | PREVIEW | photos coming Girls soccer: Shawnee vs. Eastern at Paul VI, 3pm - SJSCA Tournament Final |... Read more →


How much has N.J.'s prison population dropped?

TRENTON -- Over the last three years, New Jersey has reduced its prison population at a greater rate than nearly every other U.S. state, according to a new report from the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University Law School. Only Mississippi reduced its prison population at a higher... Read more →


PHILLY: JEFFERSON APT. GROUP/ HAVERFORD PROPERTIES TO DEVELOP SPRING GARDEN ST. SITE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Publicly-owned waterfront parcel to be developed according to public-space, public-access and mixed-use principles of the Master Plan for the Central Delaware PHILADELPHIA, PA (October 30, 2015 ) - The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) today designated the partnership of Jefferson Apartment Group and Haverford Properties (Jefferson/Haverford)... Read more →


Bellmawr Library Calendar of Events for December

VOORHEES, N.J. – Calendar of Events Listings for December 2015 at Bellmawr organized by age groups Camden County Library System BELLMAWR BRANCH Call for registration at the Bellmawr Branch (856) 931-1400 or register online at http://www.camdencountylibrary.org/events Adult Programs December Library Detectives Book Club Adult Wednesday, Dec. 2, 6:30 p.m. The... Read more →


Mohammad A. Khan Guilty of Vehicular Homicide

Cherry Hill man. guilty in vehicular homicide Mohammad A. Khan (DOB 10/7/91), of Cherry Hill NJ was convicted today (10/29) by a Gloucester County jury of vehicular homicide in a 7/3/13 collision on Route I-295 in which a 32-year-old Pennsville woman was killed when Khan’s car, which he was driving... Read more →


HS FOOTBALL: Gloucester High 21 Schalick 9

photos credit Bruce Darrow Gloucester High's Anthony Rodriguez scores one of his two TD's. Below: Vince DiGiacomo adds a 10-yard rushing TD. The last photo, Gloucester High's defender Chris Rod breaks up a pass. PITTSGROVE NJ (October 30, 2015)--Gloucester High's Vincent DiGiacomo threw touchdown passes of 36 and 3 yards... Read more →


Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Oct. 19-25

Reminder for the week: Wildlife area visitors encouraged to know and follow rules DOVER (Oct. 30, 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... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing New Jersey: Fall Trout Stocking Complete, More to Come in November

The return of larger, 2-year old trout for the annual fall trout stocking was welcomed by anglers who enjoyed being outdoors amid the colorful fall foliage. Nearly 21,000 Rainbow Trout averaging 14.6" were stocked in 16 streams and 15 ponds across the state over a two-week period. In addition to... Read more →


FIRST BLUE ACRES CLOSINGS IN LINDEN

PROGRAM TO MOVE RESIDENTS OUT OF FLOOD-PRONE AREAS APPROACHES 400 CLOSINGS, 700 OFFERS ON 3RD ANNIVERSARY OF SUPERSTORM SANDY (15/P98) TRENTON - Continuing its mission to make flood-prone communities more resilient, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced the first Superstorm Sandy Blue Acres property purchases in Linden today,... Read more →


CNB Pet Tip of the Week: Training Benefit for James Monk

Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet James Monk, 38, a forklift driver residing in Gloucester City, was recently struck in the head with a camshaft from a car and suffered a fractured skull, a bleed on the brain, a cracked eardrum, a concussion and blurred vision. He continues to have severe headaches... Read more →


ROCCO CARSILLO PLEADS GUILTY TO AGGRAVATED MANSLAUGHTER IN WEST DEPTFORD

PRESS RELEASE October 29, 2015 WOODBURY NJ--Rocco Carsillo (DOB 7/2/58) pleaded guilty today (10/29) to aggravated manslaughter in the March 2014 stabbing death of 50-year-ol Margaret Ann DePietro, accepting responsibility for the death that he acknowledged occurred after the two ingested drugs and “partied heavily” in her West Deptford apartment.... Read more →


CHOP CAROUSEL BALL RAISED MORE THAN $1.2 MILLION

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) 2015 Carousel Ball raised more than $1.2 million to support The Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care. A signature fundraiser for The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia since 1954, the Carousel Ball is a can't-miss event for dedicated CHOP... Read more →


Gloucester County Jury Finds Cherry Hill Man Guilty of Vehicular Homicide

WOODBURY NJ--Mohammad A. Khan (DOB 10/7/91), of Cherry Hill NJ was convicted today (10/29) by a Gloucester County jury of vehicular homicide in a 7/30/13 collision on Route I-295 in which a 32-year-old Pennsville woman was killed when Khan’s car, which he was driving southbound at an estimated 105 to... Read more →


Man Charged in Hit-and-Run Collision that Injured Police Officer

CAMDEN CITY NEW JERSEY (October 30, 2015)--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Oaklyn Police Chief Mark Moore reported a man has been charged in connection with a hit-and-run collision that injured an Oaklyn police officer. The officer was struck by a motor vehicle in the intersection of the White... Read more →


Why New Jersey's Notoriously Steep Property Taxes Aren't Going Down Anytime Soon

Click to expand/close Property taxes have been on the rise in New Jersey for years, through Democratic and Republican administrations, with state politicians trying everything from rebate checks to spending caps to fix the situation. Yet the average New Jersey property-tax bill went up again last year and is now... Read more →


Forty Year-Old Gloucester County Cold Case Murder Investigation Continues

WOODBURY NJ--Forty years have passed since 17-year-old Deptford High School student Patrick O’Neill walked into his family’s Almonesson Road farmhouse and his young life ended in what was probably his interruption of a daytime burglary. The fatal shooting of the Deptford NJ boy is one of Gloucester County’s oldest unsolved... Read more →


Last Supper Painting Saves Philly Child

PHILADELPHIA -- Jesus saves, apparently with a little help from Leonardo da Vinci. A 3-year-old boy survived a two-story fall from a window Wednesday after he landed on a framed painting of "The Last Supper" sitting outside the family's home in Philadelphia, according to a report by NBC10.com. When Dionna... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Pennsylvania: Tree Stands, Blinds Left on Game Lands Must Be Tagged

New requirement also applies to other tracts under the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s management. If you harvest a deer, you’re required to tag it. And if you harvest it from a tree stand that was left on state game lands or other properties controlled by the Pennsylvania Game Commission, that stand,... Read more →


Former Clayton Mayor Found Dead on SJ Beach was Visiting, Going to Attend School Conference

CLAYTON -- The family of a former mayor whose body was found on a Cape May County beach Tuesday said he had gone to the shore for the state school board conference in Atlantic City. Jeff Radio, 43, who served as Clayton's mayor from 2009 to 2012, was staying in... Read more →


Mount Ephraim Tax Preparer Charged with Three Counts of Forgery and One Count of Theft

CAMDEN CITY NJ (October 30, 2015)--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Mount Ephraim Police Chief Brian Beppel reported a tax preparer is facing charges for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from a client. Marc Mecca, 54, of Mount Ephraim, is charged with three counts of forgery and one count... Read more →