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September 2016

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: N.J. UNIONS ENDORSE STEVE SWEENEY FOR GOVERNOR

I'm proud to announce my unequivocal support for Steve Sweeney for Governor as well as the enthusiastic support of the leadership of the following member unions of the New Jersey State Construction and Building Trades Council: Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen; Boilermakers; Carpenters; Cement Mason's; Carpenter Floorlayers; Dockbuilders; Elevator Constructors; Glaziers;... Read more →


NJDOT to shift lanes on I-295 northbound in Bellmawr

Temporary traffic pattern necessary for lane reconstruction (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a lane shift on I-295 northbound as the Direct Connection project advances in Camden and Gloucester counties. Beginning at 8 a.m., Saturday, October 1, NJDOT contractor, Conti Enterprises, Inc., will shift lanes... Read more →


Brooklawn Police Arrest Browning Lane Apartment Resident for Discharging a Shotgun

BROOKLAWN N.J. (September 30, 2016)(CNBNewsnet)—Brooklawn Police Officers Brooklawn Norse Apartments (CNBNews file photo) were dispatched by the Camden County Communication Center on Wednesday, September 28 around 6:20pm to the Brooklawn Norse Apartments to investigate calls about a man shooting a shotgun in the rear of the apartments, located in the... Read more →


CNB CRIME: Winslow Township PD Arrest Suspect for Distribution and Possession of CDS

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP September 30, 2016--Today at 0600 hours, members of the Winslow Township Narcotics Unit with the assistance of Winslow Twp CIU and the Camden County SERT, executed a residential search warrant at #12 Wildcat Branch Drive, which is located in the Wilton's Corner Development in the Sicklerville section of... Read more →


Election 2016: Bob Patterson Ejected from IUOE Local 825 PAC Candidates Night

An Open Letter to Voters of South Jersey Haddonfield, NJ - Bob Patterson, candidate for congress in New Jersey's First Congressional District, yesterday published a letter to the voters of South Jersey on his Facebook page. Patterson's letter came in response to his ejection on Wednesday from the annual IUOE... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: $1.4 Million EDA Grant for the City of Camden

Related: A Giant Black Hole for Taxpayers Bucks CNBNews Point of View PRESS RELEASE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2016 Washington, DC-Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced a U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant award for Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, Inc. and the City of Camden in the amount of $1,469,347 for a significant... Read more →


N.J. News Commons: NJ TRANSIT TRAIN CRASH KILLS 1, INJURES 108 AT HOBOKEN STATION

A New Jersey Transit train blew through a concrete-and-steel bumper at the Hoboken train station on Thursday before coming to a screeching halt inside the station's waiting room. One woman was killed and 108 others were injured. NJ.com says Jersey City Medical Center is treating 51 patients, three of which... Read more →


CNB Archives May 2012: EPA Uses ‘Mill Gondolas’ To Transport Tainted Soil

posted Thursday, May 10, 2012 By Sara Martino Gloucester City News Did you know that the city houses “gondolas?” According to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) drawing, the rail cars that are used for transporting the excavated soil from the Superfund Site along Johnson Boulevard are called “Mill Gondolas.”... Read more →


EPA Finalizes $15 Million Additional Cleanup at former Pesticides Plant in Vineland, N.J

. (New York, N.Y. – Sept. 28, 2016) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized modifications to its plan to clean up contaminated exposed sediment in the Blackwater Branch floodplain at the Vineland Chemical Company Superfund site in Vineland, N.J. As a result of previous operations by the chemical company... Read more →


FALL FORESTRY FESTIVAL TO BE HELD SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1ST

Smokey the Bear (Photo credit: Wikipedia) POPULAR DEP EVENT FEATURES NATURE HIKES, CRAFTS, AND DEMONSTRATIONS TRENTON -Outdoor enthusiasts and fans of all things arboreal will gather again on October 1 at the Department of Environmental Protection's Forest Resource Education Center in Jackson for the 22nd Annual Fall Forestry Festival. The... Read more →


Camden County Library Starts Serving Up ‘Books and Books’ Classes

Instruction offered in food and culinary literacy for a range of audiences Camden County Library Director Linda Devlin proudly displays the library’s mobile kitchen unit that is an integral part of its new Books and Cooks food literacy initiative. (Camden County Library Photo/David Lisa)] VOORHEES, NJ – Sept. 29, 2016... Read more →


DEP TO FUND REDUCTION OF SUBMERGED TREE STUMPS FROM GREENWOOD LAKE IN PASSAIC COUNTY

REQUIRED LAKE DRAWDOWN FOR PROJECT TO BEGIN IN MID-OCTOBER TRENTON (September 30, 2016)- The Department of Environmental Protection has agreed to fund a tree stump reduction project on the New Jersey side of Greenwood Lake that will reduce boating hazards and enhance public safety on the popular waterway, Commissioner Bob... Read more →


Open Houses at College of Saint Elizabeth on October 11 and 22.

Morristown, NJ – The College of Saint Elizabeth is hosting two open houses, one for continuing studies and graduate students and the other for undergraduate students. All sessions during October will be held in the Annunciation Center on campus. October 11, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. – Adult undergraduate, graduate, and... Read more →


Olivia Plunkett of Haddonfield earns Presidential Scholarship at Baldwin Wallace University

BEREA, OH (09/29/2016)-- Olivia Plunkett of Haddonfield (08033) was among more than 400 first-year students welcomed to the Baldwin Wallace University campus this fall who claimed $5.2 million dollars in merit scholarships. Plunkett, a graduate of Haddonfield Memorial High School majoring in history, earned a $15,000 Presidential Scholarship based on... Read more →


LONG POND IRONWORKS IN PASSAIC COUNTY TO HOST CIVIL WAR LIVING HISTORY OCT. 1-2

HISTORIC SITE WILL OFFER TOURS, MILITARY DEMONSTRATIONS, TALKS AND MORE TRENTON - Life during wartime as seen through the eyes of Union soldiers will be the focus of the annual Civil War Living History Weekend this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1 and Oct. 2, at Long Pond Ironworks State Park... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing N.J. : Pheasant Allocation

Fruits of the hunt! (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In 2016, the Division of Fish and Wildlife's Bureau of Land Management will begin stocking pheasants on state Wildlife Management Areas according to the newPheasant Allocation Formula (PAF), developed by staff with input from constituent stakeholders. The development of the PAF began in... Read more →


Powell Street Railroad Crossing in Gloucester City to be Permanently Closed on or about October 3

Updated September 30 CNBNews Point of View: CNB Tips and Snippets: The Powell Street railroad crossing looking west towards Broadway. It is unclear how residents living in the row homes in the distance will be able to exit their street since most of them have no driveway. The city says... Read more →


(Election 2016) NRCC: Steve Santarsiero skips joint legislative session on opioid abuse

Steve Santarsiero truly is a do-nothing Harrisburg politician. In the past 10 days, Santarsiero has missed 40 out of 59 votes in Harrisburg, including a joint session of the legislature focused on the prevention and treatment of opioids. According to The Morning Call, “the number of Pennsylvanians who died from... Read more →


N.J. News Commons: COLLINGSWOOD SEEKS TO REBOUND FROM POLICING POLICIES AT OUTSET OF NEW SCHOOL YEAR

Collingswood Borough police, schools, and government officials are regrouping and reevaluating the school discipline policies after the town made national headlines over the summer. Matt Skoufalos of NJ Pen says the district is reconsidering a policy that mandated police involvement in school disciplinary affairs for minor infractions. KEEPING BABIES SAFE... Read more →


Expect a long and stormy winter, new forecast says

Don't expect a repeat of last winter, when almost all the season's snow arrived at once. This year will feature above-average snowfall spread out over plenty of storms, according to AccuWeather's long-range seasonal forecast released Wednesday. "I think the Northeast is going to see more than just a few, maybe... Read more →


A&E NETWORK TO PREMIERE NEW ORIGINAL DOCU-SERIES “THE KILLING SEASON” NOVEMBER 5

press release NEW YORK, NY – September 28, 2016 – A&E Network’s gritty new docu-series “The Killing Season” from Executive Producer Alex Gibney follows documentarians, Joshua Zeman (Cropsey) and Rachel Mills as they investigate one of the most bizarre unsolved serial killer cases of our time -- ten dead sex... Read more →