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October 2016

CNB Crime: MEDFORD MAN RECEIVES 17-YEAR PRISON TERM FOR BURGLARIES

press release October 31, 2016 MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. - Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced that a Medford Township man has been sentenced to 17 years in New Jersey state prison for a $2 million burglary spree that hit 21 residences in six municipalities in Burlington and Camden counties. Under the sentence handed down on Friday October 28 in Superior Court by the Hon. Charles A. Delehey, J.S.C., Darius Gittens must serve eight years before being eligible for parole. The sentence covers a combination of charges to which Gittens, 57, of Skeet Road in Medford Township, pled guilty to in January 2016, and was found guilty of at trial in December 2015. In total, the charges include four counts of Theft (Second Degree), 23... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing N.J. : Black Bear Permits on Sale November 1

Lottery Permit Application Process Lotteries are conducted to allocate spring turkey, beaver, and otter permits prior to over-the-counter sales. (The is no lottery for deer permits or fall turkey.) To enter a lottery an application must be submitted at a license agent or via the Internet. A non-refundable $2.00 application fee is charged for each lottery application. Hunters and trappers have three choices in each lottery. If a permit is only acceptable to you for one particular zone (and/or period), only a first choice selection should be made. There is no requirement to select a second or third choice; these are optional. If an applicant's first choice cannot be filled, the computer will check for the second choice (if listed). If this selection is also... Read more →


Kassandra Kromish of Marlton Helps RPI Cross Country to League Championship

TROY, NY (10/31/2016)-- Kassandra Kromish of Marlton 08053 helped the nationally-ranked Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men's cross country team win its first outright Liberty League Championship on Saturday at Seneca Lake State Park in Geneva, N.Y. Kassandra, a Environmental Engineering major from Branford High School, is a freshman who finished the 6K course in 25:59.9 (6:59 pace) to place 64th overall in the 121-runner field. RPI finished first with 30 team points, finishing comfortably ahead of second-place St. Lawrence (46) and third-place RIT (71). Vassar (108) finished fourth followed by Clarkson (125), William Smith (191), Union (216) and Bard (237). Complete results can be found at http://www.rpiathletics.com/sports/2016/10/29/wxc-at-liberty-league.aspx?id=3739. The No. 16 Engineers, who have now won two meets this year with one runner-up and a third... Read more →


Maryland Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days Announced

Maximum Age to Participate Increased to 16 Years Old (October 31, 2016) Young Marylanders can hone their hunting skills with the help of an experienced adult during two Youth Waterfowl Hunt Days Nov. 5 and Feb. 11, 2017. Those 16 years of age or younger may hunt ducks, geese, mergansers and coots on public and private land these two days when aided by a qualified adult. New this year, the maximum age for participating has been increased from 15 to 16 years of age. “This is a day when the focus is entirely on our youth hunters and waterfowlers,” said Wildlife and Heritage Service Director Paul Peditto. “It is a great opportunity to refresh the lessons learned in hunter safety and engage young people –... Read more →


Gloucester County Prosecutors Office to Start Addiction Recovery Coaching Program

The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office, in cooperation with the county’s two hospitals and municipal police departments, will announce Tuesday (11/1) the start of a substance abuse recovery coaching program in which police officers will put addicted individuals in touch with trained “coaches” who can encourage and guide them into treatment. In this program, police who administer the heroin overdose antidote Narcan are to offer the individual, once stabilized at a hospital, the opportunity to meet with a recovery coach before being discharged. Officers may also offer the services of a recovery coach to anyone they believe would benefit, even in a non-Narcan encounter. Recovery coach training is being provided by City of Angels NJ Inc., founded in 2009 to guide people with addictions into treatment... Read more →


Philadelphia Transit Strike Deadline Nears

Philadelphia transit employees will meet with city officials to negotiate a new contract as the Nov. 1 strike deadline looms, and the prospects of a full walk-out become a very real possibility. The contract between workers and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transport Authority (SEPTA) expires at midnight Oct. 31 (Halloween). The two sides have been in talks… Read more →


Obituary: Mary R. Hunter of Gloucester City

On October 28, 2016, (nee Abele) of Gloucester City, NJ, age 73. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard W. Hunter III, loving She was the beloved wife of the late Richard W. Hunter III, loving mother of Brenda Kudrick (Michael), Mary Lucas, Geraldine Dellman, Norman Burkett, and the later Terry and Billy Hunter. She was the dear the dear sister of Ronald (Rosetta), Donald (Sharon) and Edward (Anne) Abele and John Angel (Linda). She is also survived by her fiancé Charles Beswick, Sr., many grandchildren, great grandchildren and her godchild. Mary was a member of the Townsend C. Young VFW Post #3620 Ladies Auxiliary, the Gloucester City Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary and was a member of Paulsboro Moose Lodge 2585. Relatives and... Read more →


H.S. Football: Florence Coach Frappolli Meets Paulsboro Coach Howard on the Gridiron

PAULSBORO -- In his 43 seasons as the head coach of the Florence football team, there's not much Joe Frappolli hasn't accomplished. Yet his resume is still missing a victory over fellow coaching legend Glenn Howard following Saturday's trip to Paulsboro. The Red Raiders defeated the Flashes, 34-6, in West Jersey Football League inter-division action as… Read more →


N.J. News Commons: TOP DEMOCRATS DISAGREE ON HOW TO CRAFT NEW SCHOOL FUNDING PLAN

New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto disagree on several policy issues, including school funding. NJ Spotlight says the latest split between Sweeney and Prieto comes as Gov. Chris Christie continues to push his new "Fairness Formula," which would level the amount of per-student aid for the entire state. WHAT NEW JERSEY CAN LEARN FROM COLORADO ABOUT LEGALIZING POT "It's like any other city." That was Republican New Jersey Assemblywoman Maria Rodriguez-Gregg's response when she was asked to describe her recent fact-finding trip to Denver. Philly.com says N.J. lawmakers met with Colorado regulators, legislators and law enforcement. Their verdict? All eight say they are now leaning in favor of a bill to legalize marijuana in the Garden State. REPUBLICANS CONCERNED ABOUT... Read more →


Obituary: Mark B. Reader, age 33, of Philadelphia, formerly of Gloucester City

On October 27, 2016. Mark passed away. Formerly from Gloucester City. Loving son of Alice Lippincott (nee Stranahan), loving brother of Shelly Lippincott and Debbie Reader. Beloved Uncle of Jared Russ. Beloved cousin of Lisa Stranahan-Murphy, Cassidy Kelly and Logun Kelly. Cherished godson of Alice Allsworth. Mark loved animals, nature, and poems. Despite everything, he was a strong man, for his beliefs. Mark had a passion for helping others in need. During the holidays he would cut hair at shelters, feed those in need of a meal. Mark loved reading books, poems and writing poems. Mark loved his ferrets, they were his children/world. Mark will be sadly missed, but will never be forgotten. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Thursday, November 3,... Read more →


FDA Faults 12 Hospitals For Failing To Disclose Injuries, Deaths Linked To Medical Devices

By Chad Terhune October 28, 2016 | Kaiser Health News Federal regulators said 12 U.S. hospitals, including well-known medical centers in Los Angeles, Boston and New York, failed to promptly report patient deaths or injuries linked to medical devices. The Food and Drug Administration publicly disclosed the violations in inspection reports this week amid growing scrutiny of its ability to identify device-related dangers and protect patients from harm. Some of the reporting lapses were found at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and two hospitals in Los Angeles — the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Jeffrey Shuren, director of the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health, said the violations pointed to a larger problem among hospitals nationwide in... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Maryland: “Doc” Wexler Found Guilty of Illegal Veterinarian Operation

October 28, 2016 A Lusby man who operated a wildlife rehabilitation facility was found guilty Thursday in Calvert County District Court on two counts of illegal drug possession and one count of practicing veterinary medicine without a license. Ronald Gene Wexler, 68, entered an Alford plea – where the defendant pleads guilty without acknowledging fault – to one count of possession of controlled dangerous substance–not marijuana, and a guilty plea to one count of drug possession–not marijuana–and one count of practicing veterinary medicine without a license. Judge Michelle Saunders gave Wexler a six-month sentence for the possession of a controlled substance and then suspended the sentence. The judge ordered Wexler to pay a $500 fine for practicing without a license and imposed three years of... Read more →


Last day for cheap gas in N.J: Why ever leave Pa. again?

One of the great perks of living on the state line is coming to an end. After Monday, cheap gas in New Jersey is a thing of the past. New Jersey's beefed-up gas taxes take effect Tuesday. Gov. Chris Christie and New Jersey's Democratic-led Legislature agreed to raise the gas tax by 23 cents. It will… Read more →


CNB Crime: Now Five FBI Field Offices Are Probing Clinton Charity, Adding Fuel To The Fire

FBI field offices in New York, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and Little Rock, Ark., are investigating the Clinton Foundation concerning allegations of pay-to-play financial and political corruption, according to a report at The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) Sunday. Mirroring information provided by a former senior law enforcement official that "multiple FBI investigations are underway involving potential…


VIDEO: Don't Open The Door

Firearms expert, trainer, and author Massad Ayoob is recognized as one of the best in the country. In the following video, he teaches a simple and valuable lesson in how to protect yourself and your family from a home invasion. Note, for example, the precautions he takes regarding his position in the room, and that he is armed with both a handgun and a cell phone. His techniques can be learned by everyone in the household. (3:53) Read more →


Camden County Doctor's License Suspended on Charges of Misconduct and Negligence

NEWARK – Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Division of Consumer Affairs today announced that the State Board of Medical Examiners has suspended the license of Dr. Vivienne Matalon, a Cherry Hill family physician accused of indiscriminately prescribing a powerful spray form of the painkiller fentanyl to three patients, one of whom died. Matalon, who maintains offices in Cherry Hill and Camden, agreed to the temporary license suspension on Friday, eight days after the State filed a Verified Complaint accusing her of professional misconduct and gross negligence in the indiscriminate prescription of "Subsys”, a potent painkiller approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) strictly to treat breakthrough pain in cancer patients who are already receiving, and who are tolerant to, around-the-clock opioid... Read more →


Encountering Mercy : RIDING ON THE KENTUCKY TRAIN

“Encountering Mercy” is a series exploring the corporal works of mercy during the Jubilee Year through the lens of the people whose lives exemplify them. In October, the Diocese of Camden focuses on “Clothe the Naked.” Pictured at Our Lady of the Mountains in Stanton, Kentucky, are. from left, Johannna Doukakis, Jackie Valvardi, Sister Mary Jane Kreidler and Kathy Doukakis. Saint Rose of Lima Parish in Haddon Heights holds a biannual clothing drive for the Kentucky parish. Photo courtesy Jackie Valvardi Written by Carol Magrino for the Catholic Star Herald Sometimes a road trip can be a pilgrimage, and when you travel with a good friend, the experience can even be life-changing. That’s what happened to Jackie Valvardi and Kathy Doukakis of Saint Rose of... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Maryland: Record Number of Black Bears Harvested During 2016 Hunt

English: Black bear (Photo credit: Wikipedia) October 28, 2016 Great Fall Weather and Expanded Hunt Zone Aids Hunters Favorable weather conditions and increased hunting opportunities in western Maryland enabled hunters to achieve a record harvest in the 2016 Maryland Black Bear Hunt as the season came to a close Oct. 27, with a record 167 bears reported to mandatory check-in stations. The harvest total is 72 more than the previous record set in 2015 (95 bears). John Kennedy of Flintstone took the largest bear of the 2016 hunting season, a 559-pound male. “We are thrilled with another record hunting season and view it as further evidence that the department is managing the black bear population effectively,” said Wildlife and Heritage Service Director Paul Peditto. “With... Read more →


Kennedy University Hospitals Earn ‘A’s’ for Patient Safety Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Voorhees, NJ, October 31, 2016 – Kennedy University Hospital’s three locations - Cherry Hill, Stratford, and Washington Township, NJ – have again each been honored with an “A” grade in the Fall 2016 Hospital Safety Grade, which rates how well U.S. hospitals protect patients from preventable medical errors, injuries and infections. An announcement this week by independent hospital watchdog The Leapfrog Group – which administers the Hospital Safety Grade – showed Kennedy among only 844 U.S. hospitals to receive an “A” rating, ranking among the safest hospitals in the nation. This marks the fifth consecutive time Kennedy’s hospitals have each earned an “A” rating in the Leapfrog safety report. “Protecting patients from harm is the most important charge for any hospital,” said Leah Binder, president... Read more →


BELLMAWR CANDIDATE SEEKS SUPPORT

published October 16, 2012 Residents of Bellmawr, I am on the ballot as an Independent for Council on November 6th local election. As a resident of Bellmawr for 22 years, I have attended every Council meeting within the past year, and have listened to many concerns raised by Borough residents. If afforded the opportunity to serve on Town Council, I look forward to meeting with residents of Bellmawr and communicate openly in addressing any concerns. My core mission as a member of Council would be to ask at every opportunity, what is being done to reduce property taxes? by: Working with members of Council to provide Council meetings On-line, and work towards complete transparency within our local government. Second, post office hours for a resident... Read more →


Brooklawn Shade Tree Commission's 6th Annual Tree Dedication Ceremony Held

BROOKLAWN N.J. October 29, 2016--The Brooklawn Shade Tree Commission's 6th Annual Tree Dedication Ceremony was held on Saturday morning. The 2016 recipient was resident Elaine Hill. Guest speakers included Mayor Theresa Branella, (photo above) Camden County Freeholder Susan Shin Angulo and US Congressman Donald Norcross. source Borough of Brooklawn Related articles YOUR MONEY: $1.875 MILLION GRANT TO CAMDEN CITY TO HIRE MORE POLICE OFFICERS Democrats Rally Behind Nilsa Cruz-Perez for State Senate CONGRATULATION: Brooklawn Patrolman Thomas Jackson Receives Oath of Office Brooklawn Police Arrest Arm Robbery Suspect Grand Opening of Cooper’s New Office on Camden County College Campus Read more →


ELECTION 2016: Timing of FBI's Announcement about Clinton Investigation Draws Criticism

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Saturday called the timing of the FBI's announcement that it was assessing new evidence in her email case "unprecedented" and "deeply troubling." At a campaign appearance in Daytona Beach, Florida, Clinton told her audience, "It's pretty strange to put something like that out with such little information, right before an… Read more →


Cowboys Clip Eagles in Overtime 29-23

DALLAS — Rookie Dak Prescott threw a 5-yard touchdown to Jason Witten in overtime as the Dallas Cowboys clipped the Philadelphia Eagles 29-23 in an NFC East thriller Sunday night at AT&T Stadium. Regulation ended at 23-23. The Cowboys won the toss and drove 75 yards in 12 plays for the game-winning score. The key play… Read more →


LUCY OUTREACH RECEIVES $2,500 GRANT FROM CFSJ & $100,000 FROM BAIADA FAMILY FUND

PHOTO CAPTION: Ann and Mark Baiada (third and fourth from left) present a check in the amount of $100,000 to representatives of LUCY at the recent Community Foundation of South Jersey (CFSJ) Legacy of Giving Event held in Moorestown, NJ. Also shown with the Baiadas are several LUCY youth, along with LUCY Executive Director Kristin Prinn (far left); LUCY Board member Cynthia Eisen (fifth from left); LUCY Board Chairman Joseph Kadlec (third from right, back row); and LUCY board members Dennis Murphy (second from right) and Cindy Margraf (far right). October 30, 2016 -- It’s been an exciting few days for LUCY (Lifting Up Camden’s Youth) Outreach. On October 27th, the South Jersey-based non-profit organization was presented with the $2,500 Impact Partners Grant at the... Read more →


Murderer Joseph Ligon who has in prison since he was 16 REFUSES parole offer | Daily Mail Online

A 79-year-old Philadelphia man who has served over 60 years in prison for a crime that he committed when he was 16 has rejected an opportunity to immediately be put on parole – insisting instead that he deserved to be released outright. Joseph Ligon is the oldest prison inmate who was incarcerated as a juvenile and given a life sentence for his involvement in the stabbing deaths of two men in Philadelphia 63 years ago, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. He has also served longer than any other 'juvenile lifer,' as they are called. <span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;" data-mce-style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"> <img id="i-383f622c2bb15228" src="http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2016/10/29/17/39D8E4A300000578-3885440-image-m-45_1477759140183.jpg" height="330" width="306" alt="Joseph Ligon (above) is the oldest inmate who was incarcerated as a juvenile and... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Deputy Sheriff Dan Glaze, Rusk County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin

RELATED: BLUE LINE LADYSMITH, WISCONSIN October 29, 2016--Deputy Sheriff Dan Glaze, age 33, was shot and killed while investigating a suspicious vehicle on Broken Arrow Road, near Highway 27, at approximately 11:00 pm. He had arrived at the scene and located the vehicle in a field. He radioed in a description of the vehicle but did not respond to additional radio traffic or calls to his cell phone. Responding units found him inside his patrol car suffering from a gunshot wound. A suspect was identified and located at his home approximately 11 hours later. The man fired at deputies from the residence before being taken into custody. Deputy Glaze had served with the Rusk County Sheriff's Office for 18 months and had served in law... Read more →


Obituary: Stephen M. Lastinec Jr. of Westville

Stephen M. Lastinec, Jr., age 87, of Westville, NJ, was reunited with his wife on October 24, 2016. Legacy Stephen proudly served the US Army during World War II. Later on, he volunteered for the Westville Fire Department and retired in July 1994 from the Borough of Westville Municipal Department. Family Beloved husband of 55 years to the late Lois C. (née Hutchinson); Devoted father of Bonnie Lucci (Michael), the late Dennis (survived by Diane), and Judith Pidgeon; Cherished grandfather of Ernest, Lisa, Alison, and Brian; Treasured great grandfather of Joey; Adored son of the late Stephen M. Sr., and Catherine M. (née Welsh) and step mother the late Daisy. Farewell Ceremony Viewing Saturday 9:30 – 10:30 AM at McGUINNESS FUNERAL HOME, 34 Hunter St.,... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Alert: Halloween Candy Safety Tips

The Gloucester Township Police Community Relations Bureau is promoting a safe 2016 Halloween. One way to be safe is to take the following precautions in reference to Halloween Candy. It is a crime to tamper with candy and it will result in criminal charges. Remember to call the Gloucester Township Police Department as soon as you expect that someone tampered with candy. Please call 228-4500 or 911 for an emergency to have an officer respond to your residence. Parent Recommendations: • Instruct their children not to open their candy until they return home. • Inspect all candy for tampering before allowing them to start eating. • Accept only wrapped and packaged candy. • Do not eat candy that has been unwrapped or opened. • Never... Read more →


CNB Business News: AT& T Store Opens in the Brooklawn Shopping Center

BROOKLAWN N.J. October 30, 2016--The Grand Opening of the new AT & T store in the Brooklawn Shopping Center, Route 130 and Browning Road was celebrated on Saturday, October 29. On hand to welcome the new tenant was Brooklawn Mayor Terri Branella (left) and Q102 music station. Theresa Cipolone won the radio station's raffle. She received two tickets to the I Love The 90's show in Atlantic City. source Borough of Brooklawn Related: CNB Business News Related: Borough of Brooklawn Related articles Brooklawn Patrolman John Stires and Mt. Ephraim Police Sgt. Brandon Seifert Receive Awards Creek Road Bridge over Route 42 to be closed this weekend | CNBNews.net CNB Sports: Rams-12 Lions- 0 News: AT&T and T-Mobile iPhone 7/Plus models won't work on Sprint, Verizon... Read more →


HALLOWEEN HOURS FOR TOWNS IN CAMDEN AND GLOUCESTER COUNTIES

Borough of Brooklawn Trick or Treat 3-7PM Brooklawn Trick or treating is on Monday, October 31st from 3 to 7 pm Hayrides from the Firehouse (South Wilson Ave.) Hot dogs and candy will be given out inside the firehouse. The best decorated houses will be announced on Halloween night. There will be one winner from each side of town. Gloucester City Trick or Treat 3:30-7PM source press release Halloween Hours for Camden County Communities Audubon – 3 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 31 Audubon Park – 3 to 7 p.m. on Oct 31 Barrington – 4 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 31. Bellmawr – 3 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 31. Curfew is 8 p.m. Brooklawn - 3 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 31. Camden... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic over Pleasantville 17-12

GLOUCESTER CITY N.J. October 29, 2016--The Gloucester Catholic High School football team was the winner on Saturday in a matchup against Pleasantville, 17-12. But perhaps just as big of a winner was the West Jersey Football League and its philosophy of pairing teams of similar ability levels within their divisions as well as their crossover games. The Rams and Greyhouds were… Read more →


N.J. GOP Legislative Leader: Guadagno Right, Christie An 'Enabler' On Ballot Question #2

The N.J. GOP's internal struggles appear to be just beginning, Save Jerseyans. On Friday, Assemblyman Erik Peterson (R-23), the Assembly Republican Assistant Whip, took sides in the open battle between Governor Chris Christie and Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno, coming down decidedly on the rebellious LG's side. "I am confident that the lieutenant governor fully understands the… Read more →


Commentary: Trick or Treating Taxpayers

October 28, 2016 Weekly Wastebasket Volume: XXI No. 43 Taxpayers for Common Sense As Halloween approaches, it’s a good time to highlight some of the tricks that have been played on taxpayers recently, as well as a few treats. For the faint of fiscal heart, be aware that some of these are a bit scary. TRICK | The Pentagon is using a gimmick to evade the caps on federal spending that nearly every other federal department must meet. Only the Pentagon and the State Department can pad their budgets with so-called Overseas Contingency Operations(OCO) funding. Instead of working within a budget of roughly $524 billion in Fiscal Year 2017, the Pentagon also gets almost $59 billion in OCO money. Add to that recent revelations that... Read more →


Will Steve Santarsiero withdraw his support of FBI target Hillary Clinton?

National Republican Congressional Committee press release On October 13th, Steve Santarsiero said, regarding the support of presidential nominees, “I think that’s an important issue in this campaign because it goes to the issue of judgment.” So, now that FBI Director James Comey announced that Hillary Clinton is back under FBI investigation, we have a few questions regarding Steve Santarsiero’s judgment. What is Santarsiero’s judgment regarding his party’s nominee for the presidency being under an active FBI investigation? What is Santarsiero’s judgment regarding withdrawing his support of Hillary Clinton? What is Santarsiero’s judgment regarding supporting an investigation of Hillary Clinton in the House of Representatives? What is Santarsiero’s judgment in asking Hillary Clinton to step down? NRCC Comment: “Steve Santarsiero’s support for FBI target Hillary Clinton... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Oct. 17-23

Reminder for the week: Waterfowl hunters, check your gear for prohibited lead shot DOVER (Oct. 28, 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, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Oct.17-23 made 1,587 contacts with anglers, hunters, boaters and the general public, including 98 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks. Officers responded to 45 complaints received from the public regarding possible violations of laws and regulations. An increased Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police presence continued at the C&D Canal Conservation Area and associated recreational trail. Incidents of note: Oct. 23, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested two downstate men... Read more →


FBI: Money Laundering in the United States

Every year, more than $300 billion in concealed transactions is moved around the United States, according to a U.S. Department of the Treasury report on money laundering and terrorist financing threats. Transnational criminal organizations, foreign intelligence services, and terrorist groups—as well as Internet fraudsters and other criminals—move billions of dollars each year through the international banking system and across borders to conceal the origin of the funds. To more effectively address the threat, the FBI has placed a renewed emphasis on investigations that target the middlemen who facilitate the hidden flow of cash. “Our focus is on third-party facilitators,” said James Barnacle, who heads the FBI’s Money Laundering Unit. “They include, among others, lawyers, accountants, and brokers with the ability to facilitate the process of... Read more →


CNB Crime: Resident's Tip Results in Arrest

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP October 29, 2016--On Friday, October 28, 2016 at approximately 7:49 AM, the Gloucester Township Police Department (GTPD) received a call from an alert citizen stating they just saw a suspicious male enter a residence through a basement door after they saw the homeowners leave. Officer quickly arrived on location and found evidence a person was still inside the home. After further investigation officers entered the home and found a male, Mark Rosci, trying to hide in the attic. The accused, Mark Rosci, was arrested and remanded to the Camden County Correctional Facility with $50,000.00 bail on charges of Burglary, Theft, Resisting Arrest and Criminal Damage. Arrest: Mark A. Rosci 600 block of Geneva Avenue in Blenheim, NJ Age 28 Read more →


CNB October 2012 Archives: Presidential Election Prediction (The Day of Reckoning for the GOP: Part 2)

published Tuesday, October 16, 2012 Graphics and Opinion by Wil Levins In my May 8th, 2012 Op-Ed: A Day of Reckoning for the GOP, I highlighted the threat posed by the GOP to its own future by ignoring the Liberty Movementspearheaded by Congressman Ron Pauland carried forward by Libertarian PartyPresidential Nominee,Governor Gary Johnson. In my piece I wrote: "With (Ron) Paul out of the General Election picture, and not running on a third party ticket to protect his son Rand's future in the Party, Gary Johnson will stand to gain millions of liberty-minded voters to his campaign. This will take many (if not all) pro-liberty Republicans and numerous Independents away from Romney, and undoubtedly, hand President Obama a reelection victory." In explaining why I believe... Read more →


ELECTION 2016: State Official Urges Pennsylvania Voters to Know Their Voting Rights

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of State Pedro A. Cortés today encouraged Pennsylvania voters to educate themselves about rights they have when they go to the polls on November 8. "State and federal laws endow voters with certain protections as they carry out their constitutional right to vote," Secretary Cortés said. "Voters should be aware of those rights before going to their polling place." Here are some important points regarding voter rights: Only first-time voters or those voting for the first time in a new precinct need to show ID. Acceptable ID includes both photo and non-photo ID. Registered first-time voters who do not bring ID to the polls can return with identification or must be offered a provisional ballot. If a... Read more →


After A Week in the Desert, Family of Four Rescued

Photo © by Jeff Dean (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Release Date: October 28, 2016 TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents rescued four individuals recently, which included a family of three with a 5-year-old boy. On Wednesday evening, Ajo Station agents received a 911 call from a man stating he had been lost in the desert for seven days. Agents responded to the area described by the caller and found the man in distress. He then told agents he left his wife and son behind with another individual earlier that day. Agents deployed to the area described by the man but were unable to find anyone. More agents soon arrived on scene to assist with the search that continued through the night. On Thursday afternoon,... Read more →


JEROME BY DAVE WOLFE | CNBNewsnet

Vol. 3 No. 18 (October 30, 2016) Editor's Note: Each Sunday morning we will post a weekly comic strip provided by cartoonist Dave Wolfe, age 15. Dave has been drawing since he was 5 years old, he knew he wanted to be a cartoonist at the age of 8. He’s been distributing his comics in school since 3rd grade. (click image to enlarge) Related articles CNB Comics: JEROME by Dave Wolfe CNB Comics: JEROME by Dave Wolfe 'Doonesbury' Predicted Trump's 2016 Presidential Run? Garth - 14th September 2016 CNB Comics: JEROME by Dave Wolfe Read more →


Court: Lenni-Lenape civil rights suit against N.J. AG can proceed

CAMDEN -- A federal court judge has ruled a federal civil rights lawsuit brought by the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribe against New Jersey's Attorney General's Office can proceed. The tribe claims the state's decision to not officially recognize the Lenni-Lenape was motivated by "racial prejudice and political gamesmanship," according to Greg Werkheiser attorney for the tribe. U.S.… Read more →


Jherell Bailey, 34, of Camden City Murdered

CAMDEN CITY N.J. (CNBNewsnet)Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a homicide in the city early Thursday morning. Camden County Police responded at approximately 2:31 a.m. (10/27/16) to the Chestnut Court Apartments in Camden in reference to 911 calls reporting a gunshot victim. Officers arrived and located the victim, Jherell Bailey, 34, of Camden, lying in the vestibule area, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at approximately 2:42 a.m. The investigation into the shooting is ongoing. No arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information is urged to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Rowello at (856) 225-8475 or Camden... Read more →


Delaware River Salt Front Moves Upstream as Drought Cuts Flows

Low water levels in New Jersey reservoirs like the one in Oradell have led the DEP to declare a drought warning. Salty water from the Delaware Bay has crept up the Delaware River toward a drinking water intake plant at Delran, and is now at its highest point since 2010 because low river flows in the… Read more →


CNB Crime: Haddon Township Patrolman Involved in Shooting

press release HADDON TOWNSHIP N.J. October 29, 2016 (CNBNewsnet)--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo reported a non-fatal police-involved shooting by a Haddon Township police officer on Saturday morning at approximately 9:41 am. A preliminary investigation revealed that the shooting occurred after the officer stopped a vehicle on North Route 130 near Alabama Road. While the officer attempted to identify the driver, the driver fled in his car and crashed into a parked vehicle. A brief struggle between the officer and driver ensued and the driver of the vehicle was shot once in the lower extremity. The driver, an adult male in his thirties, was transported by ambulance to Cooper Medical Center and has been treated and released. The officer involved was placed on administrative leave... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Sergeant Allen Brandt, Fairbanks Police Department, Alaska

FAIRBANKS, ALASKA-October 28, 2016--Sergeant Allen Brandt, age34, succumbed to complications of gunshot wounds sustained shortly after midnight on October 16th, 2016, while responding to a shots fired call on the 300 block of Seventh Avenue. As Sergeant Allen Brandt arrived in the area he observed a man walking down the sidewalk. As he slowed down to pull over the man suddenly ran in front of the patrol car and opened fire on him, striking him five times in the legs. One additional round was stopped by Sergeant Brandt's vest. The man then kicked Sergeant Brandt in the head before stealing his service weapon and patrol car. The subject fled the scene in the patrol car but was arrested two days later. He was charged with... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Motorists Are Urged To Watch Out For Deer, Especially At Dusk

Male Kansas White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus macrourus). Taken at Quivira National Wildlife Refuge (Photo credit: Wikipedia) DOVER (Oct. 28, 2016) – With shorter days ahead – especially after the change Nov. 6 from Daylight Savings back to Standard Time – and more 9-to-5 workers driving home at dusk, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife reminds all Delaware motorists to be alert for deer crossing roadways. “At the end of our work day, as we’re heading home, deer are just beginning their peak movement time,” said Emily Boyd, Division of Fish & Wildlife deer biologist. “From dusk to midnight and within a few hours of sunrise are when motorists need to be especially alert and watch for deer on the road.” The average white-tailed deer in... Read more →


HELP WANTED: Borough of Pine Hill Seeking Applicants for Public Works Foreman

POSITION TITLE: Public Works Foreman POSTING DATE: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 DEADLINE DATE: Monday, October 31, 2016 Posting description and requirements public works foreman DEFINITION Under the direction of the Superintendent of Public Works, plans, develops and coordinates the efforts of the division of Public Buildings and Ground or the Division of Streets and Roads. EXAMPLES OF WORK Performs a variety of supervisory and semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance and operation of streets, roads, building, grounds, parks, and recreational areas. Plans, organizes, directs and supervises the personnel and activities concerned with streets, and public buildings and grounds. Analyzes potential operating problems concerned with Borough property and confers with Borough officials to determine the plans and policies to be observed in the conduct of public works... Read more →


CNB October 2012 Archives: BOOOO!

published Tuesday, October 16, 2012 photo credit CNBNEWS.NET/Graphics by Wil Levins WESTVILLE NJ- Could it be a Halloween Ghost is haunting the Below the tower is the Gateway Diner, 106 Broadway, Westville Westville water tower? It sure looked that way last week especially after we doctored the photo with a few graphics. The River Road tower was draped in a white canvas as workers were sandblasting the structure preparing it for painting. The work is being done by Beckett Enterprizes,of Malaga NJ, the low bidder at a cost of $149,000. Donna Domico, Westville Public Works Manager, said the job should be done by the end of October, weather permitting. "The last time it was painted was in 1996," she said. If you have a Halloween... Read more →