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January 2016

Only in New Jersey: Angry Cuban Exiles Upset About 8 Legislators Taking Unauthorized Cuba Trip

TRENTON -- Angry Cuban exiles in New Jersey are demanding Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto condemn a trip eight state lawmakers quietly made to Cuba this week, an action they say legitimizes that government's oppressive regime. Woodcliff Lake Mayor Carlos Rendo said Friday that American tourism "props up a murderous regime with... Read more →


HELP WANTED: Caesars, Harrah's, Bally's Casinos Plan to Hire 365 Workers | CNBNewsnet

ATLANTIC CITY -- Three hotel-casinos in Atlantic City are looking for hundreds of new employees. Caesars, Harrah's and Bally's plan to hire about 365 workers, according to a report on PressofAtlanticCity.com. Caesars Entertainment is looking to fill positions ranging from housekeepers to management. Roughly 150 of the jobs are full-time, which... Read more →


N.D.Teamsters decry potential pension cuts; Stock Market, & to Many Retired Members are to Blame

Teamsters from North Dakota traveled to Minneapolis on Monday to voice concerns about a potential 50 percent cut to their pension plans. On Sept. 25, the Central States Pension Fund, which benefits a number of Teamsters in North Dakota as well as other states, filed an application with the U.S. Department... Read more →


YOUR HELP IS NEEDED: Voorhees animal shelter held together 'with duct tape'

VOORHEES TOWNSHIP -- The roof leaks. Repairs are addressed with duct tape. The director's office is a backyard shed that its occupant, Dawn Mason, makes work, somehow. The dedicated staff of the Voorhees Animal Orphanage have dealt with the no-kill shelter's less-than-stellar conditions for years, but have high hopes for brighter... Read more →


CNB BOXING: Kovalev KOs Pascal in seven rounds

SAN DIEGO, January 30, 2016 – If Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev established anything with his beatdown of Canadian Jean Pascal in Montreal on Saturday, it was this: his punching skills are exceeded only by his mean streak. Kovalev (29-0-1, 26 KOs) could have ended his fight with Pascal (30-4-1, 17 KOs) several... Read more →


Kennedy Health President & CEO Joseph Devine Named a Top CEO

Voorhees, NJ -- Kennedy Health President & CEO Joseph W. Devine, FACHE, has been named one of the South Jersey/Philadelphia region’s Top CEOs by South Jersey Biz Magazine. He is featured on the magazine’s January 2016 cover, along with several other top CEOs and CFOs selected for the honor. This marks... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Why you should save less for retirement, and spend your money now (seriously)

Canada, like the rest of the developed world, has fallen into an economic funk. The Trudeau government has pledged to revive the economy by making significant investments in infrastructure, but while this may be useful medicine, it entails significant deficit spending, which can spawn problems of its own down the road.... Read more →


Two Camden City Men Arrested in 2013 Camden Homicide

CAMDEN CITY N.J. JANUARY 29, 2016--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson announced two Camden men have been apprehended in connection with a 2013 city homicide. Marcus Williams, 25, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 29-year-old Rasheef Wise of Camden. His co-defendant,... Read more →


Atco Man Sentenced to 98 Years in Prison for String of Home Invasion Robberies

CAMDEN CITY N.J. JANUARY 29, 2016--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo announced an Atco man was sentenced today to 98 years in state prison in connection with a string of 2011 home invasion robberies that targeted small business owners across the county. Keith V. Cuff Jr., 29, will be required to... Read more →


DoD Identifies Army Casualty: Sgt. Joseph F.Stifter, American Hero

The Department of Defense announce today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Sgt. Joseph F. Stifter, 30, of Glendale, California, died Jan. 28, at Al Asad Airbase, Al Anbar Province, Iraq, from wounds suffered when his armored HMMWV was involved in a roll-over accident. The incident... Read more →


CBP Officers, Canine Find Marijuana in Gas Tank

LUKEVILLE ARIZONA (January 29, 2016)— U.S. Customs and Border Protection Field Operations officers seized 74 pounds of marijuana on Thursday, worth an estimated $37,000, hidden in the fuel tank of a vehicle attempting to enter the United States through Arizona’s Port of Lukeville. After CBP officers selected a Chevrolet truck for... Read more →


DoD Identifies Navy Civilian Casualty : Biane D. Bussell, age 60, of Virginia

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a U.S. Navy civilian who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Blane D. Bussell, 60, of Virginia, died Jan. 26 in Manama, Bahrain, of non-combat related causes. He was assigned to Forward Deployed Regional Maintenance Center Detachment Bahrain at Naval Support Activity Bahrain.... Read more →


CNB Spotlight: Haddon Heights High School Senior Stephen DiRenzo Selected to SEAP

HADDON HEIGHTS N.J.--Stephen DiRenzo, a senior at Haddon Heights High School has been selected as an apprentice for the 2016 Office of Naval Research (ONR) Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP). The Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) provides an opportunity for students to participate in research at a Department of... Read more →


Mario T.Chiodi, of Gloucester City, Served in the U.S. Army Air Force

Mario T. Chiodi On January 29, 2016. Age 86. Of Gloucester City. Loving husband of 46 years to the late Jane M. (nee Laute). Loving father of Mario Ron (Edna), John (Kathy), Randy (Peggy) and Donna Chiodi. Cherished grandfather of Jason, Ryan, Desmond, Brian and Katie Chiodi and 4 great grandchildren.... Read more →


Philadelphia Auto Show Album | CNBNewsnet

UPDATED photo credit Amanda Stevenson Lupke PHILADELPHIA PA (January 29, 2016)(CNBNewsnet)--The album includes some random shots of some of the many vehicles on display at the Philadelphia Auto Show held at the Convention Center. The 2016 Philadelphia Auto Show, produced and owned by the Automobile Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia, rolls... Read more →


HS Boys Basketball: Gloucester City High School (71) Gloucester County Tech (50) | CNBNewsnet

photo credit (Bruce Darrow) GLOUCESTER COUNTY TECH (January 30, 2016)--Gloucester High's Vincent DiGiacomo, with ball in game against Gloucester County Tech...below Gloucester High's Chris Rodriguez...final score GHS 71 Gloucester Co Tech 50 Photos below are from recent Gloucester City Basketball League game, Gaetano's v. GC News. Without parents permission we are... Read more →


Former Deptford Police Officer James A. Stuart Sentenced to 30 Years

WOODBURY N.J.--(January 29, 2016)--Former Deptford police officer James A. Stuart was sentenced today to 30 years in New Jersey state prison for his conviction in the 1/5/13 fatal shooting of a friend. The sentence imposed by Superior Court Judge Robert P. Becker for murder and aggravated manslaughter is to be served... Read more →


Pet Tip of the Week: Cold Weather Walking (cnbnews.net)

By Dawn Watson (cnbnews.net) Your dog needs exercise. True, it’s difficult to think about walking him or her when the weather outside is frightful. However, unless you are lucky enough to have a large, fenced in yard, your best bet is still a walk around the block, twice a day. If... Read more →


Join The Mason-Dixon Wine Trail For The 11th Annual Tour de Tanks Event

Corn Field and a distant Christmas Tree Farm in the countryside of York County, PA as viewed from York County Heritage Rail Trail County Park. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) This year’s lineup features 17 family-owned winery and distillery locations YORK, PA – Sip, savor and explore over three weekends at the Mid-Atlantic’s... Read more →


CNB CRIME: Jose I. Gonzalez-Heredia of Mantua Convicted of Sexual Assault of a Child

WOODBURY NJ (January 27, 2016)--Jose I. Gonzalez-Heredia (2/16/67), of Mantua NJ was convicted by a jury today of sexual assault, criminal sexual contact and endangering the welfare of a child after a jury heard a girl testify that Gonzalez-Heredia improperly touched her while she was visiting a teenage friend who was... Read more →


ArtPride New Jersey Foundation Joins Americans for the Arts’ National Study

BURLINGTON, N.J. (January 28, 2016) — The arts mean business. That is the message being delivered today by the ArtPride New Jersey Foundation, which has joined the Arts & Economic Prosperity® 5 – a national study measuring the economic impact of nonprofit arts and culture organizations and their audiences. The research... Read more →


CNB College News: Local students named to Lycoming College Dean's List

English: Photograph of Long Hall at Lycoming College (Photo credit: Wikipedia) WILLIAMSPORT, PA (01/27/2016)-- The Lycoming College Dean's List is issued at the close of each semester in recognition of superior scholarship. The following local students made the Dean's List for having completed at least 12 semester hours and earning a... Read more →


Texas Man Charged in 2010 Camden Homicide

CAMDEN CITY N.J. (January 28, 2016)--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson announced a man wanted in connection with a 2010 Camden homicide has been apprehended and will appear in court today. Timothy Simon, 47, of Houston, Texas, is charged with first-degree murder in the... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Feb. 6 designated waterfowl hunting day for youth hunters

English: crop of File:Bgforhunting.jpg Taken by Dr. F Eugene Hester. Picture supplied by Fish and Wildlife Service Website. http://www.fws.gov/hunting/ (Photo credit: Wikipedia) DOVER (Jan. 27, 2016) – To promote and provide additional hunting opportunities for youth hunters, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has designated Saturday, Feb. 6 as the second... Read more →


CNB MEDICAL NEWS: Cancer drug target visualized at atomic resolution

A new study shows that it is possible to use an imaging technique called cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) to view, in atomic detail, the binding of a potential small molecule drug to a key protein in cancer cells. The cryo-EM images also helped the researchers establish, at atomic resolution, the sequence of... Read more →


The First St. Patrick's Day Parade for The City of Gloucester City Sunday, March 6th | CNBNewsnet

GLOUCESTER CITY N.J.(CNBNewsnet)-- The City of Gloucester City, will have its first St. Patrick’s Day Parade, with the theme “Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Irish Independence” known as the Easter Rising on Sunday, March 6, 2016 starting at 1PM at King and Monmouth Streets traveling east up Monmouth Street to Johnson... Read more →


Gloucester Township to Host 2016 Police Canine Association National Patrol Dog Trials

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP N.J.--Agile and efficient, fast and loyal, courageous—these are just a few of the words that can describe the K-9 teams that will be coming from all over the nation, and Canada, to compete in the 2016 United States Police Canine Association National Patrol Dog Trials. The Gloucester Township Police... Read more →


Delaware Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Report Released

DOVER (Jan. 26, 2016) – The annual Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data report from Delaware’s industrial facilities as compiled by DNREC’s Emergency Prevention and Response Section shows the state continuing to make remarkable progress in reducing toxic releases into the environment. TRI data from 2014 – the most recent year for... Read more →


CNB Crime: Williamstown where heroin addiction is deadlier than in Camden

One morning in late October, Charlene Maycott knocked on her daughter's door before she left for work. It had been almost an entire day since they'd spoken. Charlene had heard strange noises on the other side of the door, but got no answer. Worried about her 25-year-old daughter, who had recently... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: Air Force Chief of Staff Attends USCG Recruit Graduation in Cape May

The Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, hands Seaman Patrick Knuth a graduation certificate, Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J. Knuth is Welsh's nephew and successfully graduated from eight weeks of basic training as a member of Coast... Read more →


WILDWOOD POLICE INVESTIGATING SHOTS FIRED

Cape May Court House, New Jersey - Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor and Wildwood Police Chief Robert Regalbuto report that on January 28, 2016, at approximately 5:50 P.M., the Wildwood Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the 100 East block of Roberts Avenue, Wildwood, New... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD: School Bus Crash Leaves 12 With Minor Injuries On Sicklerville Road

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP N.J.--On 01/29/2016 at 7:45 AM, the Gloucester Township Police responded to a report of a Gloucester Township School Bus transporting children to the Ann Mullen Middle School that was involved in a motor vehicle crash. The striking vehicle, operated by a 25 year old male and occupied by 2... Read more →


NJ News Commons: DID YOU FEEL THAT? NOT AN EARTHQUAKE BUT A SONIC BOOM

January 29, 2016 Some people in South Jersey felt the earth shake for as long as 10 seconds shortly before 2 pm yesterday, leading to speculation that there'd been a rare New Jersey earthquake. But the US Navy ultimately took responsibility for the rumble, also felt in Long Island and Connecticut.... Read more →


More Than 1 in 20 U.S. Children Have Dizziness and Balance Problems

More than 1 in 20 (nearly 3.3 million) children between the ages of 3 and 17 have a dizziness or balance problem, according to an analysis of the first large-scale, nationally representative survey of these problems in U.S. children. Prevalence increases with age, with 7.5 percent of children ages 15-17 and... Read more →


CNB College News: DelVal students who made the Fall 2015 Dean's List

DOYLESTOWN, PA (01/27/2016)-- Dr. Bashar Hanna, Delaware Valley University's vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty, announced the following students have been honored for academic achievement by being named to the Fall 2015 Dean's List. James McCabe of Turnersville, NJ (08012) Elizabeth O'Neill of Lumberton, NJ (08048) Michael... Read more →


Glassboro Man Guilty of Wife Beating

WOODBURY NJ (January 27, 2018)--Adolphus Foster (DOB 1/10/71), formerly of Glassboro NJ, was found guilty today of aggravated assault against his former wife, who testified he punched, strangled and beat her in her Glassboro residence on 9/22/13. The woman identified photographs police took of injuries.that included multiple bruises on her back... Read more →


Easter Bunny Train Ride in New Jersey supports non-profit “Living Museum”

Phillipsburg,New Jersey (PR MediaRelease) January 26, 2016 Ride the Easter Bunny Train Ride and visit with Mr. E. Bunny on the train. Your ride will wind along the scenic Delaware River leaving from the Historic District of Phillipsburg, New Jersey. The train will travel along the river to Carpentersville and the... Read more →


CNB College News: More than 4,900 University of Rhode Island students are named to the Dean's List

KINGSTON, RI (01/25/2016)-- The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce that 4,986 undergraduates have qualified for the Fall 2015 Dean's List. The students represent nearly all of Rhode Island's cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, other states and 18 countries. The following... Read more →


CNB Medical: The Dangerous Zika Virus | CDC

Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week. Severe disease requiring hospitalization is uncommon. Outbreaks of Zika have occurred... Read more →


James S. Catona Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Homicide

WOODBURY NJ (January 26, 2016)--James S. Catona (DOB 7/22/87), of Washington Township NJ pleaded guilty today (1/25) to one count of vehicular homicide and two counts of assault by auto in connection with a head-on collision in Washington Township on 8/8/14 that killed 27-year-old Woodbine NJ resident Michael Williams and injured... Read more →


Philly Happenings in February

Dilworth Park offers a place to sit and enjoy urban life on the west side of City Hall. Open 7 days a week, 6am-1am. 1 S 15th Street | DilworthPark.org | Facebook Park Features Rothman Institute Ice Rink, M-Th: Noon-9pm; F: Noon-11pm; Sa: 11am-11pm; Su: 11am-8pm. See the website for holiday... Read more →


CNB Archives : Wake Up People; The Chatham Square 'Boondoggle'

posted Sunday, August 28, 2011 CNBNEWS POINT OF VIEW: WAKE UP PEOPLE! A number of local governments are still not using the world wide web properly. They haven’t a clue it seems on what is available for their use to alert residents of important happenings or disasters. The emergencies this past... Read more →


COUNTRY CARES FOR ST. JUDE KIDS® NAMED CHARITABLE PARTNER FOR AMERICAN

SATURDAY NIGHT: LIVE FROM THE GRAND OLE OPRY Westfield, NJ, Nashville and Memphis - (January 28, 2016) — Independent distributor DigiNext Films today announced that ‘Country Cares for St. Jude Kids®’ has been named official charitable partner for the first-ever Grand Ole Opry feature film, which will have upcoming screenings beginning... Read more →


Navy to Christen Littoral Combat Ship Sioux City

The Navy will christen its newest Freedom variant littoral combat ship, USS Sioux City (LCS 11), during a 10 a.m. CST ceremony Saturday, Jan. 30 in Marinette, Wisconsin. Sioux City, designated LCS 11, honors the city of Sioux City, Iowa. Adm. Michelle Howard, vice chief of Naval Operations, will serve as... Read more →


Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 75 miles off Cape May, NJ

English: Description: Coast Guard rescue swimmers from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City train off the coast of Atlantic City, NJ, Sept. 18, 2006. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard medevaced a fisherman 75 miles southeast of Cape May, New Jersey, Thursday. The 43-year-old man was fishing with three... Read more →


UPDATE: Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to Schuylkill River oil spill

Video and photos of cleanup operations are available. PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard and partner agencies continue to respond to a diesel fuel spill Thursday in the Schuylkill River near the 2400 block of Market Street in Philadelphia. On-scene cleanup crews have recovered 1,200 gallons of diesel fuel from the river.... Read more →


Albert McCarraher of Wildwood Crest Arrested for the Distribution of Heroin laced with Fentanyl

Cape May Court House, New Jersey (January 28, 2016)-- Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor announce the arrest of an unemployed resident of Wildwood Crest, Albert McCarraher, age 39 for the distribution of heroin laced with fentanyl on January 27, 2016. The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns, and... Read more →