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