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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.... 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... 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... 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.... 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... 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... 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... 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,... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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,... 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... 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.... 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... 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... Read more →