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November 2016

CNB Business News: Local outdoor decorating pros offer their top three tips for holiday lighting

press release Egg Harbor Township, NJ (Grassroots Newswire) November 29, 2016 - Even though Christmas is just a few short weeks away, the decorating pros at Christmas Decor franchises nationwide assure homeowners that it’s not too late to decorate. The key, according Shawn Anita Ferrie of Christmas Decor by Fresh Cut Lawn Care, Inc., a franchise member of the Christmas Decor network in Egg Harbor Township, is not to be distracted by the endless décor possibilities, but to create a plan that is focused and... Read more →


Obituary | Jack V. Knipp of Bellmawr

Jack V. Knipp, on November 30, 2016, of Bellmawr. Age 73. Beloved husband of the late Margaret. Devoted father of James (Maureen), Jackie Reitano (Charles), Mike Aspinall (MaryBeth), and David Aspinall. Loving pop-pop of 14 and great-grandpop of 4. Dear brother of Anne Cominskie. There will be a Memorial Mass at 9:30am on Saturday morning at Holy Child Parish, St. Teresa RC Church, 13 E. Evesham Road, Runnemede, NJ. Interment St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Chews Landing. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jack’s... Read more →


Obituary | Susan L. Orseno of Voorhees

Susan L. Orseno (nee Delibert), on November 28, 2016, formerly of Bellmawr and Philadelphia. Age 78. Beloved wife of the late Henry. Devoted mother of Lorene McDermott (John), Brett Orseno, and Brian Orseno. Loving grandmother of John and Lisa and great-grandmother of Jax. Dear sister of Patricia Bauer and the late Marguerite Conrad. There will be a Memorial Mass at 12noon Friday at Christ Our Light Catholic Church, 402 N. Kings Hwy., Cherry Hill, NJ. Interment private at the request of the family. In lieu... Read more →


Frank V. Mevoli Succumbs; Audubon Little League Hall of Fame Member; Air Force Veteran

Frank V. Mevoli, went home to be with the Lord on November 28, 2016, of Audubon. Age 72. Beloved husband for 52 years of Patricia A. (nee Wilson). Devoted father of Vince Mevoli (Karen). Loving p-pop of Vincent and Nicholas. Dear brother of Michael Mevoli (Mary) and the late Vito Anthony Mevoli and brother-in-law of Janice Mevoli. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Frank proudly served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam Era. He was also a member of the Audubon... Read more →


N.J. News Commons: CHRISTIE'S BIG ANNOUNCEMENT? $300M IN STATE HOUSE RENOVATIONS

Governor Chris Christie held a press conference in the Rotunda of the New Jersey State House yesterday, where he announced his plan to make a $300 million in renovations to the building. WBGO says the building has not been renovated in more than 60 years. NJ ATTORNEYS ASKS COURT TO 'RECLASSIFY' POT AS LESS DANGEROUS DRUG New Jersey's medical marijuana program is nearly seven years old, but pot is still classified as one of the most dangerous and reviled drugs with no medicinal benefits. Philly.com... Read more →


500th Surgical Weight Loss Procedure Performed at Kennedy Health in 2016

Stratford, NJ – On November 28th, Jennifer Hall of Beverly, NJ, became the 500th patient in 2016 to undergo weight loss surgery at Kennedy University Hospital in Stratford, NJ. The Kennedy Center for Surgical Weight Loss – located at its Stratford hospital – is an accredited Comprehensive Center through the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). Kennedy’s program, one of the region’s most acclaimed and successful in helping people with obesity reclaim their health and lives, was established in early 2007.... Read more →


CNB December 2012 (VIDEO): TWO STREET STOMPERS PREPARE FOR MUMMERS DAY PARADE

published December 31, 2012 TWO STREET STOMPERS/BROOKLAWN NJ ...This year's theme GOLDRUSH BROOKLAWN'S TWO STREET STOMPERS CHAMPS! (inc. videos) | cnbnews.net (cnbnews)The Two Street Stompers New Years Brigade, based in Brooklawn, New Jersey took FIRST PLACE in the Comic Brigade Division of the 2012 Mummers Parade held in Philadelphia on New Year's Day. Their theme this year "Wenchtoberfe... Continue reading "BROOKLAWN'S TWO STREET STOMPERS CHAMPS! (inc. videos) | cnbnews.net " » Related articles Mummers hit by fire ready for parade in Philly BROOKLAWN'S TWO STREET... Read more →


Information sought on sexual assault suspect

(Camden City, NJ) November 29, 2016– The Camden County Police Department is investigating a sexual assault that occurred Sunday and is asking the public for help to identify the suspect. Officers responded to the 900 block of S. 3rd Street at 6:28 p.m. on Sunday where they located a female sexual assault victim. The victim reports that she was approached by an unknown black or Hispanic male suspect in a white van. The suspect forced her to go with him to a nearby lot next... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing N.J.: Additional Pheasants To Be Stocked

Pheasant (Photo credit: Wikipedia) November 29, 2016 The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife will be stocking an additional 8,000 pheasants for hunters in December, a result of another excellent production year at the Rockport Pheasant Farm. The Division had already committed to stocking 50,000 during its regular stocking season, and has already used 1,000 surplus birds to double the number of pheasant stocked during the November 5, 2016 Youth Pheasant Hunt. These additional 8,000 birds will be distributed statewide, utilizing the new New Jersey's... Read more →


Wild Wing Cafe coming to Barrington NJ (42Freeway.com)

42Freeway.com The official groundbreaking took place earlier in November for a new eatery called Wild Wing Cafe, to be located in Barrington NJ on the White Horse Pike next to the Super Wawa. Wild Wing Cafe is a newer, but growing national full service restaurant with a twist… they feature live entertainment as a key part of the experience, something that is very rare for an eatery of its type. They are currently centered in the Southeast (its first location was in Hilton Head) and... Read more →


Christie Administration Commemorates National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

New Jersey Health Commissioner Cathleen D. Bennett will participate in the dedication of The Samaritan Center at Voorhees, a new hospice center, to mark November as National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. “End of life is a difficult time for both patients and families — New Jersey’s hospice programs provide compassionate, supportive care to ease the suffering of those that are ill and offer comfort to families,” said Commissioner Bennett. “National Hospice and Palliative Care Month is a reminder to plan ahead for this challenging... Read more →


WATCH
BLUE LINE: Where is the Outrage

Displayed with permission from American Police Beat www.apbweb.com Paul Kelly | President of the San Jose POA Where’s the outrage when a cop is targeted for murder? Where are the questions being asked of the parents, family, friends, and neighbors of the suspect that thought it was OK to shoot, and all too often, murder a police officer. What could the parents, family, friends, and neighbors have done to prevent these types of incidents? What have they been teaching the suspect over the years to... Read more →


Assumption Football Team Reaches NCAA Playoffs, Finishes with Record-Breaking Season

WORCESTER, MA (11/29/2016)-- For the second consecutive year, the Assumption College Football team advanced to the NCAA Division II playoffs, capping off an historic season. Local members of the team include: Charles Reid of Westampton (08048) Nolan Seward of May's Landing (08330) Assumption was nationally ranked entering the 2016 season after finishing the 2015 regular season 9-1, winning the Northeast-10 Championship, and advancing to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Hounds finished this season 9-3. "When these student-athletes signed on to join our... Read more →


First Lady Host 200 Service Members at Annual White House Holiday Decor Preview

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2016 — First Lady Michelle Obama hosted nearly 200 service members, spouses, children, veterans and wounded warriors at this year’s annual White House holiday décor preview as part of a Joining Forces initiative celebration. image First Lady Michele Obama speaks to nearly 200 military families in the White House East Room during the eighth annual military family preview of White House holiday décor, Nov. 29, 2016. DoD photo by Terri Moon Cronk “For the past eight years, celebrating the holidays and having... Read more →


Slim Randles Home Country:

Ted, The Cigar, and The Badger

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet My first wife came from a ranching family way back up in the hills of central California and had a cousin, Ted, who was a hound-dog man. This made him akin to Evel Knievel with a pack of pooches. I talked my way into hunting with him, of course. All went well until we were on the way home, when a badger ran across the road and dove into a large culvert pipe. "Oh wow!" Ted yelled. "Let's get him!" He... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: Mass hacking starts Thursday

We have 36 hours to stop the government from being able to remotely hack your computer and phone. Call your lawmakers now and demand they pass the Stop Mass Hacking Act. Dial 1-919-FREEDOM now or click here. At midnight on Thursday, the FBI, CIA, and other law enforcement agencies get a major expansion of their hacking powers. Instead of having to get a hacking warrant from your local district judge, they’ll be able to go forum shopping for any judge in the country who will... Read more →


Two Men Given Multi-Year Prison Sentences For Scheme To Rob Drug Dealers At Gunpoint

CAMDEN, N.J. – Two New Jersey men were sentenced to prison today for their roles in a conspiracy to rob a drug stash house of multiple kilograms of cocaine that they believed would be stored at the location, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Robert Smith, a/k/a “Born,” 43, of Trenton, New Jersey, and Derrick Adams, a/k/a “Little D,” 30, of Florence and Willingboro, New Jersey, were sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Noel L. Hillman to 360 and 120 months in prison, respectively. Following... Read more →


CNB Business News:

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Opens Entry for Pappy Van Winkle Limited-Release Lottery

Packages including multiple Pappy bourbons, whiskeys offered for the first time Harrisburg – Just in time for holiday gifting and celebrations, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB), through its fourth Limited-Release Lottery this year, will award the opportunity to purchase 1,601 bottles of Pappy Van Winkle bourbons and whiskeys, including, for the first time, packages containing multiple bottles of the very popular, limited-production spirits. Pennsylvania residents and licensees have until 11:00 PM Saturday, Dec. 3, to opt in to one or more of the drawings.... Read more →


N.J. Sierra Club: New Energy Hub Means More Pipelines and More Pollution for South Jersey

(November 29, 2016)--Senate President Steve Sweeney has come out with a plan for an “energy hub” in the Philadelphia/South Jersey region that will bring more pipelines, air pollution, and environmental problems for surrounding areas. The plan was announced today at the Greater Philadelphia Energy Action Team’s “South Jersey Road Show” where the Senator was a Keynote speaker. We are very concerned with this proposal because it will move the region backwards by re-opening old refineries, opening new liquefied natural gas ports, and dangerous pipelines instead... Read more →


CNB Medical: Fluid Flow Model Evaluates Clotting Risk In New Stent Graft Design

Source Newsroom: South Dakota State University and Sanford Health Newswise — Whether patients with mechanical heart valves and stents must take blood thinners depends on how effectively blood flows through these implantable medical devices. Researchers have modeled the flow of blood through left ventricular assist devices and mechanical heart valves to estimate clotting risk, but this type of work has not been done on stent grafts—until now. South Dakota State University associate professor Stephen Gent collaborated with Sanford Health vascular surgeon Dr. Pat Kelly and... Read more →


New York Men Arrested For Forcing Employees to Work at Halal Chicken Slaughterhouse Business

NEWARK, N.J. – Two New York men were arrested today for allegedly forcing employees to work for them at a Halal chicken slaughterhouse in Middlesex County, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Mohammad Abdul Wahid, 54, of Queens, New York, and Mohammed Iqbal Kabir, 42, of Bronx, New York, are charged by complaint with one count each of conspiracy to commit forced labor (human trafficking); conspiracy to harbor undocumented persons for financial gain; and violating the Fair Labor Standards Act. The defendants appeared before U.S.... Read more →


PARENT: "Close Your Mouth and Go to Sleep!"

But can they? Mouth Breathers don't breath through their nose, due to a misguided tongue. The Medical and Dental worlds have joined forces to comprehensively treat young children with a safe, FDA Approved, Non-pharmaceutical approach that re-trains the tongue, stops Bed-wetting, Snoring, ADD / ADHD behaviors, Allergies and straightens teeth without braces. New York, NY, November 29, 2016 (Newswire.com) - 3 million cases treated world-wide for Sleep Disordered Breathing. HealthyStart™️ reports that merging Medical and Dental for the 9 out of 10 children helps address... Read more →


How Pennsylvania Certifies the Vote After Every Election

November 29, 2016 By: J.J. Abbott, Deputy Press Secretary All Pennsylvanians want to have confidence in the security and results of elections, and that’s why significant steps are in place to ensure that they can. Following every election, each county in Pennsylvania reviews and reconciles the unofficial elections results. This process is called the official canvass of votes and is completed and overseen by the return board, which is also a county’s bipartisan Board of Elections in many instances. First, counties compare the number of... Read more →


SOUTH JERSEY DEMOCRATS ENDORSE MURPHY FOR GOVERNOR

Murphy To Run On Team Of Regular Democratic Party Organization Candidates Led By Senate source Wikipedia President Stephen Sweeney and Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald, And Including Party-Endorsed Candidates For County Row Offices and Boards of Freeholders The Democratic Party leadership in Southern New Jersey has endorsed Phil Murphy for governor, saying he has the experience and vision to revitalize the state's economy and bring needed reforms to Trenton. Murphy and the region's Democratic leaders have agreed to run together with all candidates endorsed by... Read more →


$714,076 in recycling grants awarded to Delaware schools, businesses and municipalities

Gov. Markell, DNREC Sec. Small announce Announcement held at H.O. Brittingham Elementary School in Milton MILTON, Del. (Nov. 29, 2016) – Governor Jack Markell and DNREC Secretary David Small were joined by Delaware Recycling Public Advisory Council Chair B.J. Vinton today to announce $714,076 in recycling assistance grants to schools, businesses and municipalities for projects that develop or expand waste reduction, reuse or recycling activities. The announcement was held at H.O. Brittingham Elementary School in Milton, whose recycling program was showcased as a recipient of... Read more →


CNB Business News: Grand Opening of Fine Wine & Good Spirits Store in Brookhaven, Delaware County

Brookhaven PA (November 29, 2016) – The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) today welcomed local officials and the public to the grand opening of a new Fine Wine & Good Spirits store at The Shoppes at Brookhaven, 4934 Edgmont Ave., Brookhaven, Delaware County. With almost 5,200 square feet of space, this store, which is located in a popular shopping center anchored by a grocery store, features more than 2,600 wines and spirits, including Chairman’s Selection® and Chairman’s Advantage® products, which are hand-selected, highly rated wines,... Read more →


Norcross Observes National Adoption Month by Honoring South Jersey "Angels in Adoption"

Norcross: “Alison Graf is a special woman who’s opened her home and her heart to so many deserving children.” Washington, DC-Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today observed National Adoption Month by honoring the Graf family of Collingswood, New Jersey as the 2016 Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute “Angels in Adoption™” for Southern New Jersey. “Alison Graf is a special woman who’s opened her home and her heart to so many deserving children. I can’t think of anyone more fitting to be honored as this year’s Angels... Read more →


Obituary: Elizabeth Marin, age 76, of Cherry Hill

On November 23, 2016. Age 76. Of Cherry Hill. Survived by her loving Santiago family. Visitation on Friday morning, December 2nd, from 10 to 11 AM at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Funeral Service 11 AM in the funeral home. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Cherry Hill. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Elizabeth Marin. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph:856-456-1142 Read more →


N.J. News Commons: OBAMACARE Repeal could Kill Health Coverage for 528,000 IN N.J.

A new report released Monday by New Jersey Policy Perspective warns that repealing the Affordable Care Act would eliminate health insurance for 528,000 New Jersey residents. NJ Pen says those residing in cities would be hit hardest, especially in Camden, where nearly 32 percent of adults could lose coverage. AS DROUGHT WORSENS, RENEWED CALLS FOR RELEASE OF LONG-OVERDUE PLAN Water supply advisers for the state are once again calling on Gov. Chris Christie to release the state's water planning blueprint as the drought in New... Read more →


CNB EDUCATION NEWS:

South Jersey Schools Struggling with New PARCC Tests

(CNBNewsnet)(November 29, 2016)--Figures released by the U.S. department of education reveal that schools in the South Jersey area are not up to standard and some work will have to be done to help them reach the required bar on the new PARCC state tests. The figures show that students in poorer areas of South Jersey are falling behind in the PARCC tests. In the more affluent areas, such as Long Island Beach, 75 per cent of children in the fourth-grade passed their English test, whereas... Read more →


Eagles Season in Shambles After Monday Night's Loss

Austin Darrow | CNBNewsnet (PHILADELPHIA PA)(November 29, 2016)--After a 3-0 start and playoffs an actual possibility, the Philadelphia Eagles have won only two games out of their last eight. That’s not surprising to some, but it’s a little shocking at how fast they have regressed. Their loss on Monday Night Football was a crushing blow to the season and their playoff hopes. The Eagles could win out and win 5 in a row to go 10-6, but that’s very unlikely, and one to two more... Read more →


HOLIDAY TRAVEL TIPS

November 29, 2016 photo credit Maria Cimini By Marla Cimini | CNBNewsnet As an avid traveler, I have found that when it comes to holiday travel its best to be prepared. In fact, the key to navigating airports and flights during the busiest time of the year is to plan ahead and have an idea of what to expect during your journey. Although it may be impossible to totally avoid crowds, delays, traffic and those seemingly endless security lines, travel is important to many families... Read more →


N.J.'s best sub/hoagie shop

Is this new kid on the block re-inventing the sandwich? So... you want to open up your own sub/hoagie shop. It's just a matter of finding the right location and bread, both the cash and roll variety. It only it were that easy. Bob Frank, owner of WonderSub in Old Bridge, had a different challenge soon after opening. Some locals made it known they were against…


Pre-K Our Way Hosts Communications Meetings with Local Communities about Long-Ago Promised High-Quality Pre-K

Meeting Provided Attendees with Information to Bring Pre-K Expansion to 50,000 NJ Children Waiting Since 2008 EDISON & MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. – Pre-K Our Way, a nonprofit, statewide organization focused on creating public awareness and discussion of New Jersey’s high-quality, publicly-funded pre-k program and the 2008 New Jersey law to expand it to more three- and four-year old children in New Jersey, held two community communications meetings in late November to engage attendees in the effort and ensure pre-k expansion is part of the 2017... Read more →


Fake News and the Myth of Fidel Castro as Robin Hood

Years before Fidel Castro, the defiant leader of revolutionary Cuba, died on November 25, his demise had been reported many times. The first was nearly 60 years ago, when the front pages of The New York Times and other newspapers flashed headlines about his death in a botched invasion of Cuba on December 2, 1956. The… Read more →