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February 2017

Free Diabetes Self-Management Workshops Offered in Salem County

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ (February 1, 2017) – Quality Insights Quality Innovation Network, supported locally by Healthcare Quality Strategies, Inc. (HQSI), successfully partnered with Friends Village at Woodstown to offer free diabetes workshops as part of the Everyone with Diabetes Counts (EDC) program last August, and will be offering more workshops in... Read more →

Silver Lifesaving Medal presented to Delaware Coastguardsman

Photo by Lt.Cmdr. Krystyn Pecora Senator Chris Coons pins the Silver Lifesaving Medal on Petty Officer 3rd Class Caleb Mabry during an award ceremony at Coast Guard Station Indian River, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Mabry received the Silver Lifesaving Medal for heroic actions while off-duty and recovering from... Read more →


press release SOUDERTON PA--Retired military service members and senior citizens at the Souderton Adult Day Care Center, a Catholic Health Care Services program for older adults in Montgomery County, are teaming up with Merck Pharmaceuticals, to make Saint Patrick’s Day cards and pins for current service men and women actively deployed... Read more →

Easter Bunny Train Ride in New Jersey supports non-profit “Living Museum”

Tickets now on sale. Phillipsburg,New Jersey (PR MediaRelease) February 22, 2017 Ride the Easter Bunny Train Ride and visit with Mr. E. Bunny on the train. Your ride will wind along the scenic Delaware River leaving from the Historic District of Phillipsburg, New Jersey. The train will travel along the river... Read more →

West Deptford Police Department Crime Log February 7 through February 17

WESTDEPFORD NJ--The West Deptford Police Department released the following crime report for the period of Feb. 7 through Feb. 17. Arrests: On 2.7.2017, Derek C. Garner, 23, of Camden was arrested on Wesley Avenue for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and outstanding warrants. He was unable to post bail... Read more →

Pet Tip of the Week: Perez Promoted, Feted at Dinner (cnbnews.net)

cnbnews.net Miguel Perez was honored at a graduation dinner Thursday evening at Chubby's 1 1/2 Hearth in Gloucester City. Mr Perez completed an intensive 6 month program to earn his certification, with Honors, through Brother of the Wolf's apprenticeship program. He is now a certified dog trainer. He will be working... Read more →


February 22, 2017 Press Release The Brooklawn Police Department released the following crime report for the period of January 1 through January 28, 2017 1/1/17 In the area of 5th Street and Lake Drive an officer observed a vehicle with its inside light on, when the officer circled back around the... Read more →

OPINION: N.J. laws won't solve opioid crisis until we first rethink pain

By Sagar S. Parikh Gov. Chris Christie and state legislators just enacted a new law to combat the opioid crisis in our state -- a crisis that claimed 1,600 lives in New Jersey last year. The new law limits initial opioid prescriptions to five days, with some exclusions, increases access to... Read more →

What's New in Food, Fashion & Fandom at Phillies' Spectrum Field

Spring training games start this week! Here are the top things to know when coming to the ballpark Press Release | February 22nd, 2017 Phillies spring training games kick off this week at Spectrum Field - but it's not just a new season of baseball that fans can look forward to... Read more →


Your Local School Board Needs You

THE BROOKLAWN BOARD OF EDUCATION Has Two Board Member Vacancies Candidates must be a resident of Brooklawn for a minimum of one year, meet all requirements to be a School Board member in NJ, and be a registered voter. Send letter of interest to: Dr. John Kellmayer, Superintendent Alice Costello School,... Read more →

MAY 2008 ARCHIVES: Mt. Ephraim Holds Successful 1st Craft Fair & Car Show

Many Mount Ephraim residents and visitors stroll down West Kings Highway in Mount Ephraim for the 1st Annual Craft Fair & Classic Car Show about an hour before the fair concluded................Related: Mt. Ephraim News By Bill Bates Mount Ephraim NEWS Correspondent An average spring day with a little overcast and some... Read more →

Nicholas Piccolino, of Seaside Hts., Indicted for Killing Booshu, a Bichon Frise Dog

Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato today announced the indictment of Nicholas Piccolino, 34, of Seaside Heights, for one count of Animal Cruelty in the 3rd degree for causing serious bodily injury and death to a 10 year-old female Bichon Frise dog named “Booshu”. The indictment stems from an animal abuse... Read more →

Obituary | Robert E. Williams of Mt. Ephraim

Robert E. Williams, on February 17, 2017, of Mount Ephraim, formerly of South Philadelphia. Age 59. Beloved husband of Patience (nee Weeks). Devoted father of Regina, Dawn, Lori, and Todd. Loving son of Frances and the late Robert. Dear grandpop of Jacob, Nathan, Salvatore, Carmine, and Natallia. Cherished brother of David,... Read more →

Sniff Out” a Drug Free School Zone

MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP NJ Feb. 22, 2017--Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office “Let’s The Dogs Out” again and again and again as part of our regular High School visits where we call on our local police K9 partners to “Sniff Out” a Drug Free School Zone. Today’s operation is taking place unannounced this morning... Read more →


Mayor Michael Ghassali, a Syrian immigrant, announced last week via Facebook that Montvale will not be a sanctuary city. The Record says several advocacy groups approached Ghassali and attempted to pressure him into declaring the borough a safe haven for undocumented immigrants. But Ghassali, whose family fled Aleppo in 1980 just... Read more →

CRIME REPORT: Gloucester City Police Kept Busy with Arresting Fugitives and Illegal Drug Users

PRESS RELEASE GLOUCESTER CITY NJ-- Gloucester City Police report the following incidents during the period of February 14 through February 23. February 14 (2:40 pm) A traffic stop on Nicholson Road at Temple Avenue conducted by Ptl. Sean Saunders and Tim Ryder resulted in the arrests of the following individuals: Jacqueline... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: School districts clamor for more aid, others warn against cuts in funding debate

Related : Nearly $1 Million to Build Middle School Stadium; Our City Bureaucracy NEWARK -- The ongoing debate over how to fairly -- and equitably -- fund public schools prompted disagreements Wednesday between two Democrats who once were considered contenders for the gubernatorial race. Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop urged a... Read more →

Camden’s High Crime Rates - Are We Getting Any Closer To Solving The Problem?

Related: Point of View: A GIANT BLACK HOLE FOR TAXPAYERS BUCKS? CNB Crime by Helen Gauber GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--Not long ago, it was reported that our neighbor, Camden City, had some of the highest crime rates in the country. Of particular concern were the rates of violent crime. Rapes, robberies, and... Read more →

Ready Pac Foods Inc. Recalls Chicken Salad Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

Class I Recall015-2017 Health Risk: HighFeb 22, 2017 En Español WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2017 – Three Ready Pac Foods Inc. establishments, located in Swedesboro, N.J., in Jackson, Ga., and the headquarters establishment in Irwindale, Calif., are recalling approximately 59,225 pounds of one variety of chicken salad product that may be adulterated... Read more →


By: Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour, Ph.D. Chairman, Little League International Board of Directors President, Pennsylvania College of Technology Attending a small, rural high school in Pennsylvania, my fellow classmates and I participated in multiple activities. I played field hockey and marched in the band. An athletic injury cut my field hockey... Read more →

New Study: Early Birds May Make Healthier Food Choices Than Night Owls

Newswise — Silver Spring, MD: Benjamin Franklin famously extolled the virtues of early risers saying, “early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise” – and a new study out today adds scientific data to the claim that morning people may in fact be healthier. By comparing... Read more →

PIANJ presents $5K John Laux Memorial scholarship to member agency family

John Laux Memorial scholarship will foster industry perpetuation TRENTON, N.J.—The Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey in conjunction with The fore John memorial foundation is announcing a new, $5,000 scholarship in honor of the late John Laux to be presented to the child or grandchild of a PIA member agency, entering... Read more →


PHILADELPHIA PA (February 23, 2017)--Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. will be the main celebrant and homilist at the Ash Wednesday Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Wednesday March 1, 2017.This Mass will be streamed live in its entirety on the Archdiocesan website (www.archphila.org). Ash Wednesday marks... Read more →

Hispanic Family Center of Southern NJ Job Fair

Camden City NJ - The Hispanic Family Center will host its Annual Job Fair on March 24, 2017. The event will run from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and will take place at Sharp Elementary School, 928 N. 32nd Street, Camden, NJ 08105. "It is important to bring employers into East... Read more →


PHILADELPHIA PA--A new collaboration between the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Office for Persons with Disabilities and the Deaf Apostolate, Catholic Social Services’ Developmental Programs Division, and the Archdiocesan Schools of Special Education of the Archdiocese aims to ensure that individuals with disabilities and their caregivers have access to the greatest number of... Read more →


THE BROOKLAWN BOARD OF EDUCATION Has Two Board Member Vacancies Candidates must be a resident of Brooklawn for a minimum of one year, meet all requirements to be a School Board member in NJ, and be a registered voter. Send letter of interest to: Dr. John Kellmayer, Superintendent Alice Costello School,... Read more →

Harry R. Walker Sr. of Brooklawn Succumbs; Funeral Services Monday at St. Mary's Church

CNBNewsnet Funeral services for Harry R. Walker Sr., age 78 of Brooklawn, who died on February 22, 2017, will be held on Monday, February 27 from 10 am to 12 noon at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 426 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City. Harry was raised in Gloucester City at the corner of... Read more →

ICE looking for man accused of sexually assaulting girl in N.J.

NEWARK -- Federal authorities are seeking the public's help to find a man who allegedly sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl in New Jersey more than three years ago. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) said it is "urgently" seeking assistance to find Constante Alvino Ore-Riveros, 64, a... Read more →


The lower Delaware River as viewed from New Castle, Delaware. The Delaware Memorial Bridge is visible in the distance. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) IN RECOGNITION OF IMPROVED WATER QUALITY Public Hearing Scheduled for March 15 WEST TRENTON, N.J. (Feb. 23) – The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) today announced plans to take... Read more →


CONNECTING JERSEY CITY WITH PHILLIPSBURG There is an effort under way by the New Jersey Transportation Planning Authority to link recently developed properties along the route of the former Morris Canal to create a statewide greenway stretching from Jersey City to Phillipsburg. Jared Kofsky of Jersey Digs says the NJTPA recently... Read more →

New Jersey's NEW Bail System Explained (video)

New Jersey is using a new algorithm to help spark criminal justice reform in the state by removing bias from the bail system through the replacement of the cash bail system the state was previously working with. The new risk-based system is designed to assess the potential threat defendants pose as... Read more →

UPDATE: Sketch of Suspect Wanted by Gloucester Township Police for Trying to Abduct Female

press release UPDATE: Please see attached Composite Drawing of the suspect. The suspect vehicle described as a new model white SUV could possibly be a BMW X1 or X3. On Monday, February 20, 2017, at approximately 9:11 pm, Gloucester Township Police received a 9-1-1 call for a report of a 20-30-year-old... Read more →

Commentary: Trade Deadline Frenzy

Austin Darrow NBA trade deadline frenzy is over until the offseason. Nerlens Noel was the only meaningful name to be traded, meanwhile, the Celtics had their opportunity to give the Cavs a run for their money and passed it up. Brian Colangelo is slowly killing Hinkie’s process. Jahlil Okafor was supposed... Read more →

Obituary: Kristine R. Kuhnel Age 55  Of Westville

On February 19, 2017. Age 55. Of Westville. Loving mother of Alvin Kuhnel and Krysti Kuhnel- Hillman. Cherished grandmother of Zakary and Anthony Kuhnel. Beloved daughter of Marie Kuhnel. Loving fiancée of Robert DiMattia. Dear sister of Dawn Riley and Robin Tymusczuk. Also loved by many nieces and nephews and was... Read more →

Seaside Heights special event traffic advised to seek alternate routes

while Route 37 eastbound/Mathis Bridge is under construction (Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today advised motorists heading to events in Seaside Heights between now and early May to seek alternate routes other than Route 37 eastbound/Mathis Bridge. In order to minimize congestion and help traffic flow as... Read more →

May 2008 Archives: Photo Gallery of GHS vs GCHS Softball Contest

published Sunday, May 18, 2008 Teammates of Gloucester High's Sami Dobleman #14, congratulate her after she hit one of two home runs in Saturday's contest against cross town rival Gloucester Catholic. Final Score Lions 4 Rams 2 Photos by Bruce Darrow See Photo Gallery Related articles Biased Against Barcelona? See Real... Read more →

Obituary | George M. Henry of Barrington

George M. Henry, on February 21, 2017, of Barrington, formerly of Mt. Ephraim. Age 65. Beloved husband of Lynne Bartholomew (nee Coscia). Devoted father of George M. Henry, Jr. (Cindy), Steven Henry (Heather), Kimberly Brown (Edward), Kathryn Henry, and Julia Bartholomew. Loving pop pop of Ryan, Ashley, Kaelyn, and Rachael. Dear... Read more →

Frank A. Amato of Haddon Heights, Korean War Army Veteran, Knights of Columbus Member

Frank A. Amato, of Haddon Heights NJ, passed away on Monday, February 20, 2017. He was 84. Mr. Amato proudly served in the U.S. Army overseas during the Korean Conflict and was part of a select group of soldiers chosen to witness the Atomic bomb testing in the Nevada desert. His... Read more →

February and March Happenings in Philly

English: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, USA. Photo taken on May 21, 2009. Español: Academia de Bellas Artes de Pensilvania, Filadelfia, Estados Unidos (Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, USA). Foto tomada el 21 de mayo de 2009. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) February 21 College Night $2 Admission! Rothman... Read more →

Obituary | Robert R. Marshall of Runnemede

Robert R. Marshall, of Runnemede, passed peacefully at home with his family surrounding him on February 21, 2017. Age 80. Beloved husband of 26 years to Antoinette (nee Pantaleo). Devoted stepfather of Jennifer Houser (Jason) and Janice DiRienzi (Christopher). Loving grandfather of Joshua, Christopher, Matthew, and Samantha. Dear brother of William,... Read more →

March 15 Open Public Comment Session Reaches Speaker Capacity

Please Note: The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC)appreciates the high level of interest in the next Open Public Comment Session scheduled for March 15 to take place upon the conclusion of commission business at the 10:30 a.m. Business Meeting. In light of the large number of individuals who have already pre-registered... Read more →

Letter to the Editor: Cardiovascular Disease

Dear Editor, Cardiovascular disease is a daily burden for its victims. It’s also the most costly and pervasive disease in America. New projections from the American Heart Association show that by 2035, nearly half of the U.S. population will suffer from CVD, with costs exceeding $1 trillion. In fact, expenses associated... Read more →

NJ Students Named to Dean's List at Loyola University Maryland

Loyola University Maryland (Photo credit: Wikipedia) BALTIMORE, MD (02/22/2017)-- Loyola University Maryland has announced the members of its fall 2016 Dean's List. In order to qualify for the Dean's List at Loyola, a student must achieve a minimum QPA of at least 3.500 for the term, provided that, in the term... Read more →

Winslow Township PD Arrest Alleged Burglar

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP NJ (February 22, 2017)--Winslow Township Police arrested a suspect on February 20 for allegedly stealing tools, bicycles and other items from homes, garages, and vehicles in the early morning hours. Police said today, the crimes took place on Flittertown Road in the Elm section of Winslow Township. One residence... Read more →

A Gala Like No Other!

Astaire with Eleanor Powell in Cole Porter's "Begin the Beguine" from Broadway Melody of 1940 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Young Audiences’ Dazzle: Mad Hot Ballroom Benefit is April 22nd in Princeton Popular dancing for the arts gala supports arts education for children throughout the region Princeton, NJ – Back by popular demand,... Read more →

CNB Crime: Joshua T. Rodriguez Found Guilty in Logan Man's Drug Death

press release WOODBURY NJ (February 22, 2017)--Joshua T. Rodriguez (DOB 4/27/92), of Camden was found guilty today (2/22) of first-degree strict liability for a drug-induced death of a 42-year-old Logan Township NJ man who died of a heroin overdose on 10/31/14. A Gloucester County jury deliberated about four hours before reaching... Read more →

New Lawsuit Directly Counters San Francisco’s Lawsuit against Trump Administration

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced that it filed a new taxpayer lawsuit against San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy and the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department (SFSD) to prevent the use of taxpayer funds on policies “that prohibit or restrict SFSD personnel from sharing … immigration-related information with federal immigration law enforcement... Read more →

Inside Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Inquirer-Daily News Building in Philadelphia, PA. Taken from North Broad and Callowhill Streets. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) How Do You Shop? The Center City District, which produces Restaurant Week and Sips, wants to learn more about your shopping habits to help make Center City's shopping experience the best and most... Read more →

Camden County Library Offers Cooking Demos by Silver Spoon Catering

Programs at seven branch locations from March to May Silver Spoon – The Camden County Library System will host a series of cooking programs presented by Silver Spoon Catering of Westmont from March through May, 2017 (PhotoSpin photo).] VOORHEES, NJ – Feb. 22, 2017 -- Silver Spoon Catering, established and run... Read more →