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April 2016

Philadelphia Man Arrested for 2003 Arson that Killed Five People Including Newborn Baby

PHILADELPHIA -- A Philadelphia man with a "lengthy criminal history" has been arrested for murder in connection with a deadly fire police say he intentionally set 13 years ago. Philadelphia Police Capt. James Clark said Abdu Rivera, 32, started the blaze that killed five people, including a 3-month-old girl, at a home on Widener Street in… Read more →

Reward Offered for Information that Leads to the Arrest of Suspect who Killed Paulsboro Man

The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office and the Paulsboro Police Department are jointly offering a $3,500 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for an assault on a 36-year-old Paulsboro man that led to his death last month. The victim, John Scott, was assaulted outside his Pine Street home in the borough at about 4 a.m. on 3/29. A friend of the victim called 911 about the incident. Scott died of his injuries on 4/1 at Cooper Medical Center, Camden. An autopsy determined the cause of death was a head injury. Anyone... Read more →


WINSLOW TOWNSHIP--Officer Matthew Regan #199 was conducting stationary radar patrol along Williamstown Road. A silver Land Rover passed Officer Regan at a high rate of speed. Officer Regan followed behind the vehicle which was being driven erratically, passing cars and swerving across the roadway. The officer continued to attempt to stop the vehicle which eventually stopped at the intersection of Taunton Road and Tansboro Road. Once stopped, Officer Regan began his investigation into the two passengers, driver James Thomas and passenger Jameel Johnson. Thomas was eventually placed under arrest for driving under the influence. Search incident to his arrest revealed... Read more →


PRESS RELEASE Now that the dust has settled in the Southeast Pennsylvania congressional primaries, it is clear Democrats face an uphill challenge at winning in the state. It seems like just yesterday that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) had a target painted on Ryan Costello’s back and were gleefully talking about winning the open seat currently occupied by retiring Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick. But as of today, the DCCC has no viable candidate in PA-06 and an extremely bruised candidate in PA-08, severely hampering any chance of winning either of these must-win seats if they are to make good on... Read more →

NRCC Chairman Greg Walden’s Statement On Pennsylvania’s 8th Congressional District Primary Results

WASHINGTON – National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden issued the following statement on the results of the Pennsylvania 8th District primary election: “Brian Fitzpatrick has spent his career supporting global counterterrorism efforts, battling political corruption and putting violent drug offenders behind bars. At a time when our country is facing threats both at home and abroad, it should be reassuring to the people of Pennsylvania’s 8th District that they have a candidate in Brian Fitzpatrick with real world experience. Brian Fitzpatrick will be a tremendous asset to our Republican conference and I have every confidence that he will be... Read more →

NRCC Chairman Greg Walden’s Statement On Pennsylvania’s 6th Congressional District

WASHINGTON – National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden issued the following statement regarding Pennsylvania’s 6th Congressional District: “Ryan Costello has spent his time in Congress working across the aisle to fight for our veterans, to bring accountability to the Philadelphia VA and to bring long-term solutions to our transportation and infrastructure needs. Ryan Costello is the perfect fit for Pennsylvania’s 6th Congressional District and will continue fighting on behalf of his constituents. I have full confidence that Ryan Costello’s hard work will be rewarded this November when he is elected to a second term.” Read more →

Armed Men Rob Sunoco Gas Station in Audubon

AUDUBON N.J. (April 27, 2016)--The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and the Audubon Police Department are seeking two men (photo above) who committed an armed robbery in Audubon last night. The robbers entered the Sunoco Gas Station on the unit block of South White Horse Pike around 10:39 p.m. on Tuesday (4/26/16). The two suspects entered through the front door, approached a worker inside and pointed a firearm at the victim while demanding money. The suspects fled on foot. The suspects received an undisclosed amount of cash. The robbers are described as white males approximately 5’8” to 6’0” in height with... Read more →


NEW YORK – Coast Guard members from Station Sandy Hook, New Jersey participated in the 123rd anniversary for the Pledge of Allegiance being given at the Twin Lights Historic Landmark, Highland, New Jersey, April 25, 2016. Station Sandy Hook crewmembers were given the honor of presenting colors during the anniversary ceremony and the unveiling of the Twin Lights Museum’s newest exhibit entitled, “Seeing Stars: Every Flag tells a Story,” April 25th, 2016 marks the 123rd anniversary of the day when the Pledge of Allegiance was given at the Twin lights as the national oath of loyalty for the first time.... Read more →

Voorhees Officer Recovers Loaded Firearm And Drugs During A Motor Vehicle Stop

VOORHEES TWP. NJ APRIL 24, 2016--At approximately 1:11AM, Voorhees Police Sergeant Anthony Del Palazzo initiated a motor vehicle stop on County Highway Route 561 in the area of North Sunset Drive with a red Toyota sedan for motor vehicle violations. Subsequent Police investigation revealed the driver identified as Steven Jean-Louis (30) from the 100 block of Pennypacker Drive, Willingboro, NJ. Two passengers inside the vehicle were identified as Matthew Jean-Louis (24) from the 100 block of Pennypacker Drive, Willingboro, NJ and Tiasha Wallace (25) from the unit block of Winterberry Lane, Willingboro, NJ. During the course of the stop and... Read more →

CNB 2011 Archive: The More Things Change The More They Stay The Same! (Video)

Published Thursday, September 22, 2011 Welcome to the Gloucester County Political Machine. In our pilot episode we take a closer look at the Democrat & Republican Political Machines in Gloucester County, NJ submitted by Morris Imperioli Related articles CNBNEWS POINT OF VIEW: Wake Up People; The Chatham Square 'Boon Doggle' ( CNBNEWS.NET Video 2 : Gloucester City NJ after the storm ( THIS JUST IN:Two Arrested after Attempt to Run Down Woodbury Officer ( MORIARTY BILL TO FUND OPEN SPACE PROJECTS SIGNED INTO ( New Sports Complex Coming to Gloucester County ( Fond Memories of Growing... Read more →

Video of Redevelopment of Old National Vulcanized Fiber Mill Released

DOVER (April 22, 2016) – A new DNREC YouTube Channel video about the redevelopment of the old National Vulcanized Fiber mill in Yorklyn shows how far the remediation of the site has come – and how much remains before it becomes the centerpiece of a model public and private venture environmentally transformed and repurposed as commercial, residential and community space. In the video, DNREC Environmental Scientist John Cargill narrates a tour of the chemicals NVF released into the environment or left behind in mill processing equipment at a facility that made vulcanized paper product for more than 100 years before... Read more →

Having A Sibling With Autism Is A Challenge, But Rewarding

The month of April is set aside for addressing autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a term used to describe a group of complex disorders in brain development. However, ASD doesn’t just affect the individual diagnosed as being “on the spectrum" — it touches their entire family. While these individuals themselves and their parents may have the aid… Read more →

Despite Efforts, Childhood Obesity Remains on the Rise

Picture of an Obese Teenager (146kg/322lb) with Central Obesity, side view.Self Made Picture of an Obese Teenager (Myself) (146kg/322lb) with Central Obesity, Front View. Feel Free to use. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Newswise — DURHAM, N.C. – The alarming increase in U.S. childhood obesity rates that began nearly 30 years ago continues unabated, with the biggest increases in severe obesity, according to a study led by a Duke Clinical Research Institute scientist. “Despite some other recent reports, we found no indication of a decline in obesity prevalence in the United States in any group of children aged 2 through 19,” said... Read more →

ZeroWater Expands Successful Filters for Flint Donation Program

April 2016 – Bensalem, PA – With almost $200,000 in filter donations to the community of Flint plus additional filters distributed to most schools in the city, ZeroWater is now expanding the Filters for Flint program in an effort to help out the growing list of communities with lead issues expanding beyond Flint. “We worked to help the residents of Flint because we felt an obligation but are now seeing this lead situation spread to other areas and feel we have the same obligation to help in whatever way we possibly can” states ZeroWater CEO, Doug Kellam. With the programs... Read more →

Former Mendham High School Teacher who had Sex with Student Loses Teaching License

MORRISTOWN -- A former Mendham High School teacher who admitted this past February to having sex with an 18-year-old student twice in 2014 officially lost her teaching license this month. Nicole McDonough, 33, of Mount Olive, pleaded guilty to a second-degree official misconduct charge and was admitted into the pre-trial intervention program on Feb. 16. As… Related articles Attorney: I don't think teacher had sex with student, and it wouldn't be a crime Attorney representing 2 teachers in student sex cases not discouraged by court ruling Former Oklahoma City middle school teacher pleads guilty to lewd acts with student Ex-Odessa... Read more →

Suicide Rate in the State of New Jersey Soars

A study released Friday shows that the suicide rate has risen sharply among virtually all age groups across the United States while also growing even faster in New Jersey in recent years. Citing data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Record of Woodland Park reported that New Jersey's suicide rate, which was… Read more →


Last year I replaced all the windows in my house with that expensive double-pane energy efficient kind, and today, I got a call from the contractor who installed them. He was complaining that the work had been completed a whole year ago and I still hadn't paid for them. Helllooooo? Just because I'm blonde doesn't mean that I am automatically stupid. So, I told him just what his fast talking sales guy had told me last year, that in ONE YEAR these windows would pay for themselves! Helllooooo? It's been a year, I told him. There was only silence at... Read more →

Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey Contest

Over 6,000 New Jersey Fourth Graders Urge Their Peers to Stay Away From Drugs in Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey Contest Over 6,000 fourth grade students from all across New Jersey want their peers to get a substance abuse prevention message- that there are better and fun things to do instead of doing drugs--- so they created original artwork to deliver that message. The students from fourth grade classrooms across New Jersey created artwork as part of a contest to deliver the most effective peer-to-peer substance abuse prevention messages in an initiative sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free... Read more →

Cherry Hill Man Arrested for Bank Robberies

CHERRY HILL April 26, 2016--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Cherry Hill Police Chief William Monaghan reported a man was arrested in connection with a bank robbery in Cherry Hill on Monday (4/25/2016) as well as bank robberies in Voorhees and in Marlton earlier this month. The suspect, Vincent Veneziana, 29, of Cherry Hill, is charged with second-degree robbery and third-degree resisting arrest for allegedly robbing the Wells Fargo Bank located at 488 Evesham Road in Cherry Hill. He also faces drug charges. Veneziana is accused of robbing the Wells Fargo Bank and is also accused of robbing the... Read more →

Obituary: Mrs. Georgina Dickson of Voorhees

On April 17, 2016, (nee Maybin) of Voorhees Twp., formerly of Gloucester City, NJ, age 86. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Dickson, loving mother of Samuel Cree of Ireland, Brian Dickson of Mt. Ephraim and the late James Cree. She is also survived by her dear grandchildren Billy, Patrick and Kelly. Georgina was a member of the Townsend C. Young VFW Post #3620 Ladies Auxiliary. Her funeral service will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family at ( Read more →

OBITUARY: Mrs. Ann V. Davis of West Deptford

On Sunday, April 10, 2016, (nee Chew) of W. Deptford, NJ, passed away at the age of 80. She is the beloved wife of Harry J. Davis, loving mother of Thomas Davis of W. Deptford and the late Harry Jr., dear sister of Samuel Chew (the late Joan) of Gloucester, James Chew (Shirley) of Bridgeton, Robert Chew (the late Fayette) of W. Deptford, Barbara Yates (Ronald) of Gloucester, Kathleen Pyle (Thomas) of Williamstown and the late Dennis Chew and Carol Chew Raube. She is the loving grandmother of Jamie and Brittani, great grandmother of Mariah and Valentino and is also... Read more →

HS Baseball: 10 Must-See Games April 26-30

Related: RAMS BASEBALL SCHEDULE Gloucester Catholic HS Brooklawn Rams Alumni In the following article, has highlighted the 10 must-see high school baseball games being played between April 26 and April 30. The one game in the immediate area that fans will be flocking to is the matchup between No. 1 Steinert at No. 2 Gloucester Catholic, 4 PM Friday at the Joe Barth Field, Brooklawn. Two of the top pitchers in the state, GCHS Tyler Mondile (27 strikeouts) and Steinert's Kyle Mueller (33 strikeouts) are expected to be on the mound that day. SLIDESHOW: MUST-SEE GAMES FOR THIS WEEK... Read more →

65,000 Children in New Jersey Have Grown Up with a Parent in Prison

TRENTON -- More than 65,000 children in New Jersey have lost a parent to incarceration, an experience that dramatically increases their chances of living in poverty, dropping out of school and suffering enduring emotional trauma, a national study released Monday said. However, New Jersey has the smallest percent of its child population in the nation separated… Related articles 10 things to know about N.J.'s Common Core review N.J. home to 8th highest number of asbestos-related deaths N.J. law firm, debt collector fined over consumer lawsuits N.J. gas prices rise again, From McClellan to Christie: N.J.'s presidential candidates through history Read more →

Christie Administration Recognizes Medical Laboratory Week

New Jersey Acting Health Commissioner Cathleen Bennett recognizes National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, April 24-30, by commending New Jersey's laboratory professionals who play a vital part in every aspect of healthcare, including medical diagnosis and public health prevention. "Every day, New Jersey's laboratory professionals play a vital role in health care and especially in protecting the public’s health," Acting Commissioner Bennett said. "Laboratory professionals work at commercial and hospital laboratories as well as the Department's Public Health and Environmental Laboratory (PHEL) and conduct tests daily that help residents manage chronic disease, ensure drinking and recreational water is safe, detect and... Read more →

Brooklawn Crime Report for March

March 2016 Press Release: 3/1/16 Emilia Mariah Viera-Torres, 19, of Pennsauken was stopped for a motor vehicle violation. Through further investigation, she was found to be in possession of a bag of marijuana. Manuel Rivera, 20, of Camden was also in the vehicle and was also found to be in possession of marijuana. They were both processed, charged with possession of marijuana under 50grams, and released with a municipal court date. 3/2/16 Officers responded to the Petco in the Brooklawn Shopping Center for a possible shoplifting in progress. Bradley Thomas Palmer, 24, of Gloucester City was stopped by officers and... Read more →

Video: My Home New Jersey by Paul Czekaj

submitted by Babe Related articles IRELAND LIES ABOUT THE HOLY ( Mayoral Candidate Kevin P. Murphy to Give Salary Back to Washington ( MEDFORD MAN CHARGED WITH UNLICENSED PRACTICE OF ( Former Campaign Manager ( VIDEO: MAYBE JUST MAYBE; GROWING UP ( Governor Chris Christie Praises New Jersey's "National Blue Ribbon" ( Read more →

Kiwanis Club Celebrates Earth Day

Eastern Regional High School Key Club members ready to embark on trail clean-up at the Little Timber Creek Nature Trail in Haddon Heights. (photo by Milton Smith) HADDON HEIGHTS: On a rainy Saturday morning, the Little Timber Creek Nature Trail received 60 hours of continued support by the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons. With 22 members from the Key Club of Eastern Regional High School along with six Kiwanis Club members, short order was made of clearing two acres of the Little Timber Creek Nature Trail adjacent the Devon Avenue sports complex in Haddon Heights of litter and overgrowth. In... Read more →

PHPD Launches Autism Disorder / At-Risk Individual Registration Program

in recognition of Autism Awareness Month 2016 The Pine Hill Police Department has created a registry for individuals with Autism or disabilities in efforts to give officers quick access in an emergency to critical information about an at-risk person who is registered. The registry can provide officers with emergency contact information, detailed physical descriptions, known routines, favorite attractions or special needs of an individual with Autism Disorder or other disabilities such as: Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Down Syndrome or any other endangered individuals. This information can greatly assist police officers when time is essential in communicating and dealing with an emergency situation... Read more →


Company Hailed for its Continued Efforts in Raising Awareness of Government Energy Aggregation Program New York, NY – April 25, 2016 –Good Energy, L.P., the industry-leading consultant in Government Energy Aggregation (GEA), announced today that the company has been selected by the New Jersey Conference of Mayors (NJCM) to receive the prestigious Business Member of the Year award. The company is recognized for utilizing the Government Energy Aggregation platform in order to help NJ residents lower electricity supply costs. Tweet This: .@GoodEnergyUS receives Business Member of the Year Award from #NJ Conference of #Mayors #municipality #electricityaggregation The NJCM is the... Read more →

Brooklawn Police Officers Receive Oath-of-Office

BROOKLAWN NJ--At the March 21 Borough Council meeting, Brooklawn Mayor Teri Branella administered the oath of office to Special Law Enforcement Officer Brian Schules, Class II (SLEO II). Schules previously worked for the North Wildwood Police Department. Michael Brewster was sworn-in as a full-time Police Officer. Brewster is currently a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army Reserves. John Stires was sworn-in as an Investigator. Inv. Stires has been with the Brooklawn Police Department since April of 2012. Pictured left to right: Off. Brewster, Inv. Stires, and Off. Schules Read more →

Gloucester Catholic Scores 9 Runs in the Fourth; Rams 12-Pitman 1 (CNBNewsnet)

(CNBNEWSnet)BROOKLAWN N.J. --Gloucester Catholic played a make-up game today, Monday against Pitman at the Joe Barth Field, Browning Road. A nine-run explosion in the fourth inning hoisted the Rams to a 12-1 win in five innings over Pitman. The Rams scored in the fourth on a two-run single by Zach VanMeter, an RBI single by Evan Giordano, a hit by pitch, a walk by Alex Krug, an a RBI single by Chris Turco. Lillo Paxia boosted his batting average thanks to a perfect 2-2 day at the plate to pace the Rams. He doubled in the fourth inning and singled... Read more →

OBITUARY: Anna N. Wallington of Atlantic City

On April 20, 2016 in Our Lady’s Residence Catholic Nursing Home in Pleasantville. Age 89. Formerly of Atlantic City. Cherished daughter of the late Anthony Avellino and Agatha Avellino (nee Crean). Survived by her son John and loving caregivers. Anna was born in Philadelphia, PA and lived many years in Atlantic City. She was a devoted Catholic. Anna worked as a cashier and hostess and in later years was a homemaker. She has been in the wonderful care of nurses and staff at Our Lady’s Residence in Pleasantville from 2009 until her death. Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday 8 am... Read more →

Obituary: Mrs. Marie C. Worrall formerly of Gloucester City

On April 15, 2016, (nee Hargesheimer) of Port Charlotte, FL, formerly of Gloucester City, NJ, age 99. She was the beloved wife of the late Bernell C. Worrall and loving mother of Jean D. Worrall, Kim M. Harper and was predeceased by her two sons Frank H. and Robert C. Worrall. She is also survived by her dear daughter-in-law, Theresa P. Worrall, her friend, Carolyn M. Marcotte, 8 grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Marie’s graveside Funeral Service Thursday, 11:00 AM at Eglington Cemetery, 320 Kings Highway, Clarksboro, NJ. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted... Read more →

Obituary: Donna J. Crago-Myers of Brooklawn

On March 12, 2016 (nee Crago) of Brooklawn, NJ, age 62. She was the beloved mother of Joseph McHenry (Sarah), Chad McHenry (Bridget), Shawn Culligan, Cory Culligan (Lauren), and Thomas Culligan, dear sister of Paul Bell (Barbara), David Bell (Tina) and George Crago (Theresa). She is also survived by her dear grandchildren Chase and Evan and by all her nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to meet Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the ETHERINGTON CRERAN FUNERAL HOME, 700 POWELL ST. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ. Donna’s Memorial Service will be held at 8:00 PM. Interment will be private... Read more →


BELLMAWR N.J. APRIL 25, 2016--The Bellmawr Police Department would like to commend one of it's own. Today, April 25, 2016, at 01:45 A.M. Patrolman Jared Walton was on routine patrol when he observed a vehicle parked in the area of a local business. This vehicle was parked in an abnormal location in the parking lot which gained Patrolman Walton's attention. He investigated further, observing two occupants in the vehicle with the windows up and the motor running. A hose was attached to the exhaust pipe and the other end was run into the vehicle. The occupants stated to Patrolman Walton... Read more →


An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., hoist two men Friday, April 22, 2016, after their boat ran aground on the Maurice River. The aircrew transferred the men to Millville Airport where local EMS personnel were awaiting. U.S. Coast Guard video. Click image for photo Two men who were rescued by the Coast Guard arrive at the Millville Airport, N.J., Friday, April 22, 2016. The men ran aground while boating on the Mautice River and were hoisted by an aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Kyle Burke. ATLANTIC... Read more →

Man Arrested With A Handgun And Drugs During A Motor Vehicle Stop

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP N.J.--On Friday April 22, 2016 at approximately 1:44 AM, Gloucester Township Police officers observed a motor vehicle traveling Eastbound on Blackwood Clementon Road with an unclear license plate. The vehicle was a newer model Mitsubishi Galant, which was occupied by one female driver and one male passenger. Officers conducted the motor vehicle stop and upon walking up to the vehicle, detected the odor of raw marijuana. Further investigation and search of the vehicle by officers revealed a .9 mm Smith and Wesson handgun. The handgun was found to be loaded with (13) thirteen bullets. Also located during the... Read more →

DNREC issues $40,000 penalty to Waste Management of Delaware

For solid waste recycling violations DOVER (April 25, 2016) – DNREC Secretary David S. Small has issued a Notice of Administrative Penalty and Secretary’s Order to Waste Management of Delaware, Inc. for violations of Delaware’s Regulations Governing Solid Waste. The Order includes a penalty of $40,000 and $3,660 in cost recovery for the Department. Waste Management of Delaware, Inc. is licensed to transport solid waste, operating under a Delaware Solid Waste Transporter Permit. Waste Management of Delaware, Inc. owns and operates businesses located at 300 Harvey Drive in Wilmington and at 226 South Railroad Avenue in Georgetown, providing solid waste... Read more →

Howard Birdsall Off to Jail for Partaking in Pay- for- Play Scheme with N.J. Corrupt Politicians

(CNBNEWS)TRENTON (April 22, 2016– Acting Attorney General Robert Lougy announced that the former CEO of Birdsall Services Group was sentenced to state prison today for his role in a criminal scheme in which more than $1 million in corporate political contributions were illegally made through employees of the firm to evade New Jersey’s pay-to-play law. Howard Birdsall, 72, of Brielle, N.J., who formerly was CEO and the largest shareholder of Birdsall Services Group, was sentenced to four years in state prison by Superior Court Judge James Den Uyl in Ocean County. Birdsall pleaded guilty on Feb. 18 to a charge... Read more →

Ribbon cutting celebrates DNREC’s opening of new boat ramp at Holts Landing State Park  

DELAWARE--State Representative Ron Gray, State Senator Gerald Hocker, DNREC Division of Parks & Recreation Director Ray Bivens and DNREC Secretary David Small at today’s ribbon cutting for the new boat ramp at Holts Landing State Park./DNREC photo: Jennifer Fitzsimmons MILLVILLE (April 22, 2016) –This afternoon, DNREC Secretary David Small and Division of Parks & Recreation Director Ray Bivens were joined by State Senator Gerald Hocker, State Representative Ron Gray, staff from three DNREC Divisions including Fish & Wildlife and Watershed Stewardship, Parks Friends groups and members of the community to cut the ribbon opening a new state-of-the-art dual boat ramp... Read more →


BROOKLAWN N.J. --On 04-21-2016 at approximately 3:34, Brooklawn Police Officers were dispatched to the Conoco Gas Station located at 600 Crescent Blvd. for a report of a vehicle that struck the front doors, breaking the glass where the operator of the vehicle entered. The suspect was seen a short time later leaving the business with a white box, which contained an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect vehicle fled on northbound Route 130 towards Gloucester City. We are asking our followers to watch the attached video in hopes someone will possibly have information to help lead us to the suspect.... Read more →


Published Sunday, September 18, 2011 CNBNEWS.NET Tips and Snippets: by William E. Cleary Sr. GLOUCESTER CITY N.J. --MAYBE, JUST MAYBE IT WILL HAPPEN! Approximately 100 people attended the official dedication of Freedom Pier, King Street and the Delaware River, Gloucester City on Saturday morning, Sept. 17. Besides being the former Coast Guard Base the site was also a U.S. Immigration Station at one time; thus the reason it is being called Freedom Pier. CNB photo-from left Deacon Crosson, Mayor's Assistant Bob Bevan, Historian Dave Munn, Councilman Marchese St. Mary’s Church Deacon Frank Crosson opened the ceremonies with a prayer followed... Read more →

Head Clerk Suspended Amid NYC Elections Probe; 125,000 Democrat Voters Unable to Vote

By NICK DIVITO BROOKLYN (CN) — A head honcho with the New York City Board of Elections was suspended without pay Thursday amid an investigation of the 100,000 Brooklyn voters dropped from the rolls and unable to vote in the state primary. The Executive Committee of the Board of Elections in the City of New York voted Thursday to suspend Chief Clerk Diane Haslett-Rudiano without pay effective immediately as the state and city investigates why 125,000 voters were cut from the rolls. In addition to benching Haslett-Rudiano, the board has vowed to "fully cooperate" with the city and state's investigations.... Read more →

Smash and Grab Philly Robbers Sentenced

PHILADELPHIA - Darrell Williams, 45, and David Story, 47, both of Philadelphia, were each sentenced today to 240 months in prison for their roles in a robbery conspiracy that targeted jewelry stores. In addition to the prison terms, U.S. District Court Judge Lawrence F. Stengel ordered five years of supervised release, a $1,100 special assessment for Story, and a $900 special assessment for Williams. In addition to the conspiracy, Williams and Story were charged with using and carrying a firearm during a crime of violence. Both pleaded guilty – Williams on April 9, 2015; Story on April 20, 2015. The... Read more →

Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: April 11-17

Reminder for the week: Boaters urged to check gear before putting vessels in the water DOVER (April 22, 2016) – 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 April 11-17 made 1,159 contacts with anglers, boaters, hunters and the general public, including 81 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks. Officers responded to 39 complaints and issued 16 citations, four of which were related to the C&D Canal Conservation Area... Read more →

Rashad Caswell Indicted for Manslaughter

MAYS LANDING --An Atlantic County Grand Jury indicted Rashad E. Caswell, 28, of the 600 block of Mays Place, Philadelphia, PA, of Aggravated Manslaughter for recklessly causing a death under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to human life—a crime of the 1st degree, and for Causing Death While Driving While Suspended or Unlicensed—a 3rd degree crime. On February 28, 2015 at 10:08 p.m., New Jersey State Police and emergency medical services personnel responded to a one-car motor vehicle accident near milepost 7.5 on the eastbound side of the Atlantic City Expressway, in Egg Harbor Township. Upon arrival State Police found a... Read more →

Commentary: American Democracy is Fixed!

In the United States presidential elections, there are two towering political parties - the Democratic and the Republican - that during the course of their "primary" elections get to choose who will be their respective candidates in the course of a national election. Although any US citizen can join these two parties - or any other… Read more →

The Rams hang on against St. Augustine Prep, 4-3

CNBNEWSNET (APRIL 24, 2016)--St. Augustine Prep wasn't able to overcome the big hole it dug itself into against Gloucester Catholic, and Prep lost 4-3 to the Rams after falling behind by four runs in the fourth inning. St. Augustine Prep scored on an RBI double by Chillari in the fourth inning and a groundout by Bermudez and an RBI single by Skinner in the seventh inning. Despite its efforts, St. Augustine Prep couldn't get over the hump. Evan Giordano put himself in scoring position with two extra-base hits for the Rams. He doubled in the first and third innings. Tyler... Read more →

Rider University 14, Niagara University 5

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, NY—The Broncs won the third game Sunday and the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference series at Niagara two games to one. “It is big to win a conference series on the road and we finally won the third game of a series, which is also big,” said Rider head coach Barry Davis. “We played a bit more aggressive today, more of the style that I like.” For Rider (13-24, 5-7 MAAC) junior Lee Lipinski (Glen Arm, MD/Calvert) hit his second grand slam of the season and had five RBI. “The grand slam was pretty big at the time,” Davis... Read more →

Early America Health Data for April 24th

Displayed with permission from PR Newswire WASHINGTON, April 24, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: PUBLIC HEALTH Profile America — Sunday, April 24th. Early America certainly was a simpler society than that which we have today, but some of today's familiar institutions were part of the national experience over 200 years ago. On this date in 1795, the city of Baltimore set up a permanent, elected board of health, successor to the nation's first such appointed agency. The first board was created by Maryland's governor to cope with yellow fever epidemics... Read more →