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August 2016

Wayne Peters Sr., of Gloucester City; Korean War Veteran, VFW and American Legion Member

Wayne Peters, Sr. , age 83, of Gloucester City, N.J. passed away on August 27, 2016. Wayne was born in Philadelphia, PA and proudly served our Country in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. He was a life member of the Townsend C. Young VFW Post # 3620,... Read more →


N.J. News Commons: STORMS BRING DANGEROUS WAVES TO NJ BEACHES

Dangerous waves and powerful rip currents continue to batter the Jersey Shore, putting swimmers and surfers in danger of being knocked down or pulled out to sea. The Asbury Park Press says the rough surf can be traced to Hurricane Gaston, a Category 2 storm that has been spinning around the... Read more →


Mosquito Spraying Sept. 1:

In Cherry Hill, Stratford, Pennsauken, Gloucester City, Collingswood, Runnemede

(August 31, 2016) - The Camden County Mosquito Commission regularly checks several thousand suspected mosquito breeding sites across the county. Spraying is scheduled on an as needed basis based upon the results of their surveillance efforts. “It is important that you regularly check your yard for the presence of standing water,”... Read more →


Bikers Against Cop Killers wants You to Remember the Fallen

RELATED: BLUE LINE Police officer Joseph Wargo is gone but he's not forgotten. Neither is slain Freemansburg officer Robert Lasso. Or state trooper Bryon Dickson. They'll all be remembered Sept. 3 in a vigil at Fairview Park in Palmer Township hosted by the new group Bikers Against Cop Killers. The group... Read more →


CONGRATULATIONS! Gloucester City Police Officer Cassy Pollander, Newest Member of the GCPD

(GCPD photo) GLOUCESTER CITY N.J. AUGUST 30, 2016 (CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester City Mayor William James administered the oath of office to Cassy Pollander, the newest member of the Gloucester City Police Department at the August 25 council meeting. Pollander, a Gloucester City resident, graduated that day from the Camden County Police Academy .... Read more →


Tired of speeding trucks & buses? Here's one way to put brakes on certain drivers

WASHINGTON -- When that giant truck or bus flies by you on the New Jersey Turnpike, ignoring the road's 65 mph speed limit, there's little you can do except mutter under your breath or shake your fist. If the Obama administration has its way, drivers won't be able to go that... Read more →


Latest Crime Report Shows
Gloucester City Police Were Busy

GLOUCESTER CITY N.J. (AUGUST 31, 2016)--The Gloucester City Police Department recent crime report for the period of August 24 to August 30 revealed that officers conducted 99 traffic stops and 306 property/business checks. Officers made 15 arrests, investigated 9 motor vehicle crashes, 11 domestic disputes and impounded 3 abandoned vehicles. Officers... Read more →


N.J. SIERRA CLUB BLAMES CHRISTIE FOR FISH DYING

Looking over Barnegat Bay from Barnegat Light, Long Beach Island, New Jersey. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Another Fish Kill Result of Christie Administration Rollbacks Thousands morefish kills were found along the Jersey Shore, this time in Little Egg Harbor. On Saturday, there were between 15,000 and 20,000 small peanut bunker that washed... Read more →


The Presidential Election Will Be Determined By 20 Swing Counties In Linchpin States

Forget Swing States: Published with permission from AlterNet. Americans have heard that the election of the next president will be determined by a few battleground states, with Ohio, Florida and Pennsylvania as 2016's leading examples. But what if it's not simply a handful of swing states but swing counties, with less... Read more →


Emergency Management Drill at Gloucester City High School on Thursday, September 1

GLOUCESTER CITY N.J. --The Gloucester City school district announced on Tuesday that there will be a emergency drill on Thursday, September 1, 2016. According to the notice at approximately 10:45AM, the staff of Gloucester City School District will be participating in an emergency management drill. Emergency responders from the Gloucester City... Read more →


CNB Home Country: Old Jasper Blankenship

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet When old Jasper Blankenship came to town from the diggings recently, we asked him over for a few days. He saw us working the home computer and asked about it, but he really seemed to be immune to its wonders. But then my wife showed him how... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS NEWS: Warner Real Estate to Hold Online Auctions for Woodstown Properties

Woodstown,New Jersey (PR MediaRelease) August 29, 2016 Warner Real Estate & Auction Company is holding two online only real estate auctions. 39 East Avenue in Woodstown, is a 3 Story, 3 Unit Commercial Building. This is a Turnkey Income Property, as the second floor is currently rented out for $700/mo. and... Read more →


Long live the Mustang: How one Ontario drive-in theatre has stayed alive

The first thing you want to tell everyone about a night at the Mustang is the honking. After you've driven out along Prince Edward County Road in Picton, past the vast wineries and bed-and-breakfasts, from Belleville or Trenton or one of the other towns nearby, and after you've pulled into the... Read more →


ICE Top 10 human trafficking fugitive arrested in Indiana

MINNEAPOLIS — One of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) 10 most wanted human trafficking fugitives was arrested, by ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents in Chicago, while he was leaving a hospital in Gary, Indiana, on Friday afternoon. Jamal Moore, 33, is currently wanted in Hennepin County (Minneapolis) Minnesota... Read more →


A Look Back at the 1991 Talladega Prison Riot

The federal prison in Talladega, Alabama was the site of a 1991 riot in which detainees held 10 federal employees hostage for more than a week. (Bureau of Prisons photo) Twenty-five years ago this month, the FBI—working closely with our partners at the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)—played a crucial role... Read more →


N.J. Sierra Club: DEP and N.J. Audubon Contract Keeps Public Out of Sparta Mountain Logging Plan

The DEP made a contract with NJ Audubon that prohibits the release of any documents associated with the Sparta Mountain Forest Stewardship plan. This contract shows the DEP is working with NJ Audubon to deliberately keep the public out of their proposal to log Sparta Mountain. In the contract, DEP is... Read more →


CNB April 2012 Archives :Mt. Ephraim Taxes To Increase $128

posted Wednesday, April 18, 2012 Anne Forline | Gloucester City News MOUNT EPHRAIM N.J.--During the April 5 Board of Commissioners meeting, Mayor Joseph Wolk and Commissioners Andrew Greenwald and Bruce Gilmore introduced the 2012 Municipal Budget and passed several resolutions and motions. In their 2012 Budget Message, the Commissioners outlined the... Read more →


Thomas J. Gillespie of Turnersville, Audubon High School Alumnus, Service Advisor for Sears

Thomas Gillespie, on August 28, 2016, of Turnersville. Age 50. Precious and beloved son of Shirley Gillespie. Cherished brother of Cynthia Gillespie. Adored Uncle T.T. of Alexzandria. Also survived by his loving cousins, Donna Sica (Eddie) and Michael Fredrerico, and his best buddies, L.D. Gray (Kerry) and Jimmy Lucas (Judy). Tom... Read more →


Mosquito Spraying Wednesday in 9 Towns

(August 30, 2016) - The Camden County Mosquito Commission regularly checks several thousand suspected mosquito breeding sites across the county. Spraying is scheduled on an as needed basis based upon the results of their surveillance efforts. “It is important that you regularly check your yard for the presence of standing water,”... Read more →


Gloucester County Addictions Task Force to sponsor Candlelight Vigil on Wednesday, Aug. 31

SEWELL N.J.--The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders Addictions Task Force is sponsoring a Candlelight Vigil on Wednesday, Aug. 31 at James G. Atkinson Park Millennium Plaza, Sewell, NJ at 7:30 p.m. August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day a global event held annually to raise awareness of overdose and reduce... Read more →


'Batman' Heroin Causing More and More Overdoses

CAMDEN -- Last week, first responders rushed to dozens of calls for people overdosing on heroin. Thankfully, each was revived with a dose -- or sometimes two or more -- of the opiate-blocker naloxone, also called Narcan. According to New Jersey State Police, those overdose victims only reported using one kind... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Christie vetoes $15 an hour minimum wage bill pushed by N.J. Democrats

PENNINGTON -- Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday vetoed a proposal to boost New Jersey's minimum wage to $15 an hour. The governor visited a Pennington grocery store to make remarks and announce the veto the legislation. It's the second time during his time as governor that Christie rejected a minimum wage... Read more →


Kutztown University Announces 2016 Women's Soccer Roster; N.J. Players Listed

PHOTO PROVIDED KUTZTOWN, PA (08/29/2016)-- Kutztown University will have 33 student-athletes representing its women's soccer program for the 2016 season. The Golden Bears were picked fifth in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Preseason Poll this season. They went 11-6-1, 11-5 in the PSAC last year and competed in the PSAC... Read more →


Obamacare In Trouble: Aetna, UnitedHealth Pulling Out, Leaving Customers with Fewer Options

Nearly a third of the country could have just a single company offering plans on their Obamacare exchange next year, according to an analysis this week that says the exodus of big players such as UnitedHealth and Aetna is denting the health law. Competition from multiple insurers was supposed to be... Read more →


USCG Training Center To Host Final Sunset Parade

English: Sunset at Sunset Beach in Cape May, NJ (Photo credit: Wikipedia) CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard is scheduled to host its final Sunset Parade of 2016 in honor of Cape May County and the Coast Guard Auxiliary, at Training Center Cape May, Sunday, at 6:50 p.m. Sunset Parades... Read more →


CNB Crime: Moorestown P.D. Investigating Burglary

MOORESTOWN N.J. AUGUST 30, 2016--Moorestown Police are investigating a residential burglary in the 100 block of Harding Ave. that occurred between 5:30pm on 8/28/16 and 9am on 8/29/16 while the resident was away. Entry was gained by forcing a front window. The burglar(s) took change, jewelry, and rare coins of as... Read more →


Girlfriend of Philadelphia DA Seth Williams Charged with Slashing Tires

PHILADELPHIA — A woman romantically linked to Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams was charged Sunday with slashing tires on two city-owned vehicles outside his house. The charges came nine months after the incident and seven months after investigators in Williams' office concluded that the case had been bungled to the point... Read more →


CNB Crime: ICE Arrests Three at-Large Criminal Aliens Released from Philadelphia Custody

English: ICE Special Agents (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement) arresting suspects during a raid (Photo credit: Wikipedia) After detainers were not honored PHILADELPHIA AUGUST 26, 2016— Officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) have arrested three at-large criminal aliens after they were released from local... Read more →


KENNEDY HEALTH DONATES VAN TO BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS of GLOUCESTER COUNTY

Glassboro, NJ, August 30th -- Kennedy Health and its STAT Medical Transport subsidiary donated a used van to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County (BGCGC) for the non-profit service organization to use to transport area youths home from its after-school teen programs. The presentation of the van and handing... Read more →


Obituary: James A. Lance, age 55 of Blackwood section of Gloucester Township

On August 27, 2016. Of Blackwood section of Gloucester Township. Cherished father of Lace E. Lance. Beloved brother of John Lance, Debbie Mullen, Nadine Sloan, Georgine Bruschi, George Lance, Donald Lance and the late Arthur Lance. Devoted grandfather of 4. James was born in Woodbury and worked as a plumber for... Read more →


Obituary: Eugene Wachsman, age 70 of Audubon, formerly of West Deptford

On August 20, 2016. Age 70. Eugene was employed by Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County where he worked for many years as a nurse. He later worked at several area nursing homes. Burial in Laurel Lawn Cemetery, Bridgeton McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 / http://www.mccannhealeyfuneralhome.com... Read more →


N.J. News Commons: CHRISTIE SENDS $54 MILLION TO TOWNS

AFTER VOTE ON PUBLIC WORKER HEALTHCARE CUTS Governor Chris Christie announced Monday that he plans to release the $54 million in aid he froze because he wanted to force cuts to public workers' healthcare benefits. NJ.com says the committee for state and local workers approved the cuts Monday by a 7-3... Read more →


Cheaters Never Win: Maybe More Money for N.J. Fishermen

TRENTON -- A trio of New Jersey fisherman could land $2.3 million more in prize money for the record 236.5-pound tuna they caught earlier this month in Maryland. Brian Suschke, a Trenton police sergeant and Rich Kosztyu, a Trenton firefighter, already won $767,091 for the catch with friend and boat owner... Read more →


A Look at the Gloucester Township Lions Football Program

Nick Wright, President South Jersey United Football League One visit to the Gloucester Township Lions facility at Lakeland Memorial Park and I am fully convinced that the South Jersey United Football League (SJUFL) is lucky to have gained such an incredible program. The Lions bring a competitive and family-based program to... Read more →


Meeting Point Sex Ed Program Not Ready for Catholic Schools

BY The Cardinal Newman Society Staff The Meeting Point: Course of Affective Sexual Education for Young People (http://www.educazioneaffettiva.org/) is a high school-level sex education program developed by “a group of married couples in Spain,” supported by the Spanish Bishops’ Conference and released online by the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for the Family... Read more →


CNB April 2012 Archives: City School Board Hires Local Resident for Superintendent Position

posted Wednesday, April 18, 2012 Anne Forline | Gloucester City News April 17, 2012 CNBNEWS NOTE: According to Mr. Rafferty the length of his contract and his salary are still being negotiated. That information will be announced when it is available. GLOUCESTER CITY N.J. --After returning from Executive Session during its... Read more →


Grey Nun Academy Test Scores Rank in the Top Ten Percent in the Nation

Terra Nova Test Scores Verify Student Academic Success August 25, 2016 -- Yardley, PA -- Grey Nun Academy (GNA), the Catholic, independent elementary school in Bucks County, PA for students PreK3 through eighth grade, announced today that student Terra Nova testing scores rank them within the top ten percent in the... Read more →


A “Bold and Brazen Gun Trafficker”

By: Dannette Seward When Sergio Garcia-Rico of Chula Vista, Calif., made his frequent trips across the border from California to Mexico, the 53-year-old quadriplegic man was carrying much more than a spare wheelchair in the back of his specially-equipped van. But it wasn't until Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) contacted the ATF... Read more →


LOOK: Video Shows KKK Grand Dragon Endorsing Hillary | Fox News Insider

Tim Kaine on Friday said that Donald Trump embraces "Ku Klux Klan values." "He has supporters like David Duke connected with the Ku Klux Klan who are going around and saying Donald Trump is their candidate because Donald Trump is pushing their values," Kaine said at a campaign event in Reno,... Read more →


Coast Guard Advisory for Mid-Atlantic: Mariners/Swimmers Use Extra Caution This Week

PORTSMOUTH, Va AUGUST 29, 2016- - The 5th Coast Guard District is advising mariners and swimmers throughout the mid-Atlantic region Monday to use caution this week. Tropical Depressions Eight and Nine are forecasted to impact beaches and waterways from North Carolina to New Jersey as they transit the Mid-Atlantic region during... Read more →


Alejandro Bedoya Called Up For USMNT World Cup Qualifiers | Philadelphia Union

Philadelphia Union midfielder Alejandro Bedoya was named to the United States Men’s National Team roster for the two FIFA World Cup qualifying matches U.S. Soccer announced on Sunday. Bedoya joins the United States' 26-man squad in CONCACAF's semifinal round of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The U.S.... Read more →


Medical Examiners Suspends License of Essex County Pediatrician for Unsanitary Office

(August 25, 2016)TRENTON – The Attorney General’s Office has filed a complaint seeking the temporary suspension of the medical license of Dr. Emmanuel J. Francois, an Irvington pediatrician, after finding unsanitary conditions at his pediatric practice located at 41 Washington Avenue in Irvington. Pending a hearing on those charges, the doctor... Read more →


N.J. NEWS COMMONS: Mayor in Bitter Feud with Police Chief Receives 5 Traffic Tickets

Hillside Mayor Angela Garretson was given five traffic citations on one day in July, all written by the president of the union representing township police officers. That fact alone might not be newsworthy -- but the fact that the mayor has been embroiled in a bitter fight with her police chief,... Read more →


South Jersey contractor Giuseppe Caira, charged with theft in excess of $75,000 from Moorestown Resident

MOORESTOWN N.J. AUGUST 26, 2016--Moorestown Detectives have charged a local home improvement general contractor with theft. Giuseppe Caira of Giuseppe & Son LLC, age 52 of the 600 block of Bainbridge Drive, Mullica Hill, N.J. surrender to authorities at the Moorestown Police Department on Friday, August 26. Caira is charged with... Read more →


CNB April 2012 Archives: DEER HUNTER SURVEY OFFERS INTERESTING PERSPECTIVES

published Wednesday, April 25, 2012 CNBNEWS Hunting and Fishing: Age strongly influences attitudes and perceptions of deer hunters By Joe Kosack Wildlife Conservation Education Specialist Pennsylvania Game Commission HARRISBURG – Deer hunters have long been recognized as Pennsylvania’s most devoted hunters and their commitment to hunting has helped keep wildlife management... Read more →


COMMENTARY: Costly Decade to Come

August 26, 2016 Weekly Wastebasket Volume: XXI No. 34 “In fiscal year 2016, the federal budget deficit will increase in relation to economic output for the first time since 2009, the Congressional Budget Office estimates. If current laws generally remained unchanged … deficits would continue to mount over the next 10... Read more →


How ATF and the NYPD Unraveled a New York Drug Ring

Shell Casings, Guns, and Drugs: By: Dillon McConnell Photo of Adony Nina wearing a blue tee-shirt and a black jacket. There is text laid over the photo that reads convicted. In January of 2012, Adony “D” Nina rang in the New Year by firing off a few celebratory shots from a... Read more →


Op-Ed : Disney Stereotyping | BATAVICK

Frank J. Batavick | CNBNewsnet When I was teaching a Mass Communications course at McDaniel, I covered many topics that should have been incendiary— Internet privacy, violent video games, media bias, censorship—but was barely able to get a rise out of the students. No incensed comments. No outrage. It wasn’t until... Read more →


GTPD Community Bulletin: Job Opportunity, Part Time School Traffic Guard

JOB OPPORTUNITY PART TIME SCHOOL TRAFFIC GUARD TOWNSHIP OF GLOUCESTER POLICE DEPARTMENT Open to Gloucester Township Residents VACANCY FOR PART TIME HOURS (10 HRS PER WEEK) & ON CALL BASIS $10.77 PER HOUR Applicant must have the ability to: · Regulate and direct the movement of school children at a street... Read more →


Your Money: $1.5 Million for Bikeway Project in Washington Township and Monroe Township

Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger and Freeholder Heather Simmons announced today that Gloucester County will receive $1,500,000.00 in funding from the Regional Transportation Alternatives Program for the Washington Township and Monroe Township Bikeway Project. Director Damminger said, "This is a significant grant award that will help link existing bike and multi-use... Read more →