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March 2017

NJ News Commons: GOP REACH ACROSS AISLE TO WORK ON REFORMING SICK-DAY PAYOUTS

An analysis by NJ Spotlight has led to a bipartisan effort to reform New Jersey's flawed sick and vacation leave system, which has let public workers amass nearly $2 billion in unused sick and vacation days. Three Republican senators have reached out to Democrats in both houses and asked them for help reforming the system. JIM JOHNSON FILES ELECTION LAW COMPLAINT AGAINST PHIL MURPHY Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jim Johnson has filed a complaint with the Election Law Enforcement Commission against frontrunner and fellow Democrat Phil Murphy. WBGO says Johnson claims Murphy violated state election law by using non-profit political and social... Read more →


Winslow Township Police Confiscate Narcotics, Guns and Currency in Raid

Winslow Township NJ (March 31, 2017)--Today, Friday, members of the Winslow Township Police Department Narcotics Unit with assistance from the Camden County Sheriffs Department SERT Team and CCPO Suburban Narcotics executed search warrants at 12 Medford Court and 4 Maureen Court, both in the Manor Hall Developments in the Sicklerville section of Winslow Twp. These search warrants were obtained after several weeks of investigations into drug sales from those residences. Subsequent searches of the residences lead to the discovery of a quantity of cocaine, oxycodone, marijuana, packaging material, and over $1600.00 in U.S. Currency. A motor vehicle stop was conducted in... Read more →


Catholic University Takes Double-Header Against Camden-Rutgers Softball

Box Score 1 | Box Score 2 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 30, 2017) – The Rutgers University-Camden softball team made the long trip to the nation's capital, but the Scarlet Raptors' offense took a detour here Thursday. Rutgers-Camden managed only two hits in each game as it lost a non-conference doubleheader against Catholic University of America, 3-0 and 11-1. The second game was stopped in the fifth inning by the eight-run rule. Catholic improves to 12-6, running its winning streak to four games. Rutgers-Camden falls to 8-10, extending its losing streak to three games. The Scarlet Raptors open their New Jersey Athletic... Read more →


Gloucester City Police Arrest Marlton Woman on Prostitution Charges and Narcotic Offenses

Gloucester City NJ (March 31, 2017)--Gloucester City police arrested a 26- year-old woman from Marlton on prostitution charges. According to police, the suspect arrested was Kathleen A. Brodzik (26), who is also known as “Jenny” and “Cherry”. She was also accused of several narcotic crimes. From the crime report, on March 28 (3:00 pm) An investigation into prostitution activity at the Quality Inn on Rt. 130 by Det. Keith O’Donnell and DSgt. Carl DePoder led to the arrest of Kathleen A. Brodzik (26), a resident of Marlton (also known as “Jenny” and “Cherry”). She was charged with promoting prostitution, possession of... Read more →


Big first inning sparks FDU-Florham past Scarlet Raptors

Box Score MADISON, N.J. (March 30, 2017) – The Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham baseball team exploded for seven runs in the first inning here Thursday and went on to defeat Rutgers University-Camden, 10-5, in a game called after eight innings due to darkness. The Devils even their record at 5-5, while the Scarlet Raptors fall to 8-7. FDU-Florham collected four straight hits to open the game against Raptor freshman Jaylen Paula (Jersey City, NJ/County Prep), including a leadoff triple by junior centerfielder Garrett Ruoff (Hillsborough, NJ/Hillsborough). A walk and an error followed, the first of two Raptor errors in the inning and... Read more →


GTPD: Traffic Safety Advisory: Blackwood Kiwanis Parade Saturday April 1st 8AM  

The Gloucester Township Police Department (GTPD) released the following traffic alert for Saturday, April 1, 2017 On Saturday, April 1st, 2017, Blackwood Kiwanis Little League will be holding their annual opening day parade. The parade begins at 8:00 am in the Rite Aid parking lot on the Black Horse Pike (Route 168) and proceeds south to Marshall Avenue. The parade ends at the Kiwanis Little League field located on Railroad Avenue. During the parade, the Black Horse Pike will be temporarily closed to all traffic from Church Street to Davistown Road between 8:00 am to 9:00 am. Additionally, no parking will... Read more →


Haddon Heights Programs is excited for the Spring Session to start on April 10th.

The community of Haddon Heights NJ released the following information about programs being offered to residents beginning April 10. We have many great classes for you to check out including options to get in shape, learn a new hobby, improve your nutrition and expand your investing knowledge, helping to care for aging parents, and much more! Our Spring Session will run 12 weeks starting April 10th and ending July 1st. With these new longer sessions we are offering the option with some of our classes to split your class payment into two installments. Payment information can be found on class registration... Read more →


Gloucester City Police Arrest Building Contractor for Breaking Into an Vacant House

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (March 31, 2017)--Gloucester City police arrested a building contractor who was working on a Morris Street property for breaking into a nearby home. The contractor allegedly stole scrap metal from the vacant house. The police released the following statement regarding the incident. On March 29 at 3:51 pm officers responded to a residence in the 200 block of Morris Street for a reported burglary at a vacant residence. Further investigation as well as assistance from witnesses resulted in the arrest of Nicholas Larocca (28), a resident of Glendora. He was operating a green 1996 Ford pick-up truck and... Read more →


DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announces 2017 Delaware turkey hunting season dates

English: crop of File:Bgforhunting.jpg Taken by Dr. F Eugene Hester. Picture supplied by Fish and Wildlife Service Website. http://www.fws.gov/hunting/ (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Youth/disabled hunt day set for April 1; regular season to open April 8 DOVER (March 30, 2017) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today turkey hunting opportunities for the upcoming season, starting with a special one-day hunt Saturday, April 1 for youth ages 10 through 15 and for hunters who are disabled and use a wheelchair. The regular turkey hunting season opens Saturday, April 8, and runs through Saturday, May 6, with no Sunday hunting. Hunting hours... Read more →


More of YOUR Money for Camden City; O'Donnell's New Owner; Hog & Bull to Become Liquor Store

Related CNB Tips and Snippets CNB Point of View William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet POLITICAL BOSS AND YOUR MONEY --More than $200 million worth of state tax breaks are headed to Camden City in the form of support for a new tower that will house the offices of George Norcross' insurance company. Related: A GIANT BLACK HOLE FOR TAXPAYERS BUCKS? According to Chasing the News, Conner Strong & Buckelew will receive $86 million over 10 years to move its headquarters from Marlton to Camden City, creating over 250 jobs as part of a deal with the New Jersey's Economic Development... Read more →


Dinner to Celebrate Polish Baseball and Softball and Kickoff the 2017 MLB Season

By Jacek Adamski | CNBNews Exclusive Al Moran (photo provided) LIVONIA, Mich.-- Plenty of surprises will be showcased during a sportsmen’s benefit dinner to celebrate the 2017 baseball season. The evening will also highlight the work of the Polish National Youth Baseball Foundation which supports baseball and softball in Poland. The keynote will be Al Moran who played for Casey Stengel and the New York Mets. His topic of motivation will be, “Life Lessons Casey Taught Me.” Scheduled for Thursday, April 6th with cocktails beginning at 6:00 p.m. and hosted at the Monaghan Council Knights of Columbus Banquet Center located at... Read more →


Liberal, conservative groups unite against Pennsylvania mandatory minimums

By Tyler Arnold / March 27, 2017 / WATCHDOG.ORG A bill to reintroduce mandatory minimums for drug offenses in Pennsylvania is receiving flak from the left and the right. Kevin Ring, president of Families Against Mandatory Minimums, told Watchdog that mandatory minimums are a “one size fits all” policy that makes citizens “pay more for no more safety.” COME TOGETHER: Many opponents of mandatory minimum prison sentences come from the progressive left, but discussions about the cost and effectiveness of the policies are bringing more conservatives to that side of the debate. That view has support from both sides of the... Read more →


Newark Parents Oppose Teachers Unions’ Motions to Dismiss LIFO Lawsuit

Oral arguments before a Mercer County Superior Court judge are scheduled for May 3 Trenton, New Jersey — Six Newark parents yesterday opposed motions to dismiss HG v. Harrington, the lawsuit they filed last November challenging the constitutionality of New Jersey’s quality-blind “last in, first out” (LIFO) teacher layoff law. The motions to dismiss the case were filed earlier this month by local and national teachers unions, who intervened as defendants in the case last December. Oral arguments on the motions to dismiss are scheduled for 2pm on May 3 before the Mercer County Superior Court. Defendants from Newark Public Schools... Read more →


EPA Secures Agreement for $14 Million Cleanup of Lead and Arsenic at the Gibbsboro Dump site

(New York, N.Y. – March 30, 2017) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a legal agreement with the Sherwin-Williams Company to clean up lead and arsenic contaminated soil and sediment at the Route 561 Dump site in Gibbsboro, N.J. The site is near a former paint manufacturing plant and was used as a paint waste dump. The Route 561 Dump site includes businesses, a vacant lot, White Sand Branch creek, and wetlands. Sherwin-Williams will pay an estimated $14 million to clean up the site, and pay the EPA’s expenses in overseeing the work. “This agreement allows us to move forward... Read more →


Commentary: EPA's Clean-Up for Gibbsboro Should Go Further

NJ Sierra Club press release The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced an agreement with the Sherwin-Williams Company to clean up lead and arsenic contaminated soil and sediment at the Route 561 Dump site in Gibbsboro, N.J. The Route 561 Dump site includes businesses, a vacant lot, a small creek called White Sand Branch and wetlands. The soil at the Route 561 Dump site is contaminated with lead and arsenic. Arsenic is a known carcinogen, and lead causes damage to children, including learning disabilities and behavioral problems as well as other health impacts for adults. The EPA plan includes removing and disposing... Read more →


CATHOLIC CHARITIES APPEAL TO HOST FIFTH ANNUAL NIGHT WITH THE PHILLIES

PHILADELPHIA PA--The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Catholic Charities Appeal (CCA) has partnered with the Philadelphia Phillies for the fifth consecutive year to host a night of family fun at Citizens Bank Park. A portion of the proceeds from each ticket purchased through a dedicated link will go directly to CCA. Wednesday, June 14, 2017 7:05 p.m. Philadelphia Phillies vs. Boston Red Sox Citizens Bank Park 1 Citizens Bank Way Philadelphia, PA 19148 CCA is the single largest fundraising initiative of the Archdiocese. This year’s Appeal focuses on “Giving Hope to All” and ensures the vitality of countless organizations and ministries throughout the... Read more →


Commentary:Rollins College and Orlando Sentinel

Bill Donohue | The Catholic League March 30, 2017 Yesterday, I raised many questions about the account given by Rollins College officials in their handling of the dispute between Marshall Polston, the student who was suspended, and his professor, Areeje Zufari. Some of what I drew on came from a story by Orlando Sentinel reporter Gabrielle Russon. She did a fine job. Inexplicably, reporter Scott Maxwell then wrote a story for the newspaper citing Russon's work to make the point that the charges made by the student constitute "fake news." This is the same position taken by Rollins College. Something is... Read more →


Cape May County Man Arrested for Unauthorized Practice of Psychology

press release COURT HOUSE - Cape May County Prosecutor Robert Taylor announces the arrest of Ronnie P. Erricson, 49, of Cape May Court House for the unauthorized practice of psychology. An investigation was initiated by members of the Cape May County Prosecutor's Office Economic Crimes Unit following the receipt of a complaint from a victim who believed Erricson to be unlicensed. As a result of this investigation, it was revealed that Erricson had treated multiple patients at his residence, both adults and juveniles, who were under the impression that he held a Doctorate in Psychology, as well as a license to... Read more →


CNB June 2008 Archives: Gloucester City Business Association Meeting Minutes

published Monday, June 23, 2008 http://www.gcba.info/minutes.htm Minutes from May 27, 2008, Caps, 5;30 pm President Stallwood opened meeting No Secretary's Report. Will include in June General meeting. Treasurers Report- Current Balance $ 2094.32. Motion to accept, MacAdams. Second Berglund Special Event Updates- Catfish Tournament- Lower turnout than 2007. 29 boats entered the tournament. Next year we will coordinate with other tournaments and coop advertising. The Business Association will be reimbursed thru the UEZ. Golf Tournament- This year's event was larger and well received. Car Show- June 28, 2008- WZLT radio, Vineland will participate in this year's event and will air a... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: NEW JERSEY'S BEST TOWNS FOR FAMILIES

NJ Family has published its comprehensive collection of lists that break down some of the best New Jersey towns for families. The lists include considerations like education, affordability, crime rates, commute time, diversity and access to hospitals. This year, NJ Family also added high school performance rates and a special "NJ's Favorite Kids' Docs" for each town, as chosen by readers. MORRIS SHERIFF SAYS SANCTUARY CITIES ARE 'BAD BUSINESS,' OUTRAGE ENSUES Pro-immigrant activists crashed a Tea Party meeting at the county library in Whippany this week, just in time to hear Morris County Sheriff James Gannon proclaim that sanctuary cities are... Read more →


These NJ congressmen voted to allow internet companies to sell your private info

WASHINGTON, D.C. — New Jersey’s five Republican congressman have voted in favor of a resolution that allows internet providers to sell your browsing habits without your permission. The resolution overrides a rule that had been proposed by President Barack Obama that would have required providers to get your permission to share browsing habits and other personal information. The measure, described by CNET as the strictest privacy rules ever put in place, also required providers to take measures to protect the data and to notify customers if data was stolen. Supporters of the rules said the company that sells you your internet... Read more →


Cooper Radiology Resident Wins National Competition

Photo Caption: Dr. Lourdes Alanis (far right) along with her colleagues who supported her in the completion (left to right) Jacinto Camarena III, MD, interventional radiologist; Suken Shah, MD, interventional radiologist; Andrew “Spike” Torrie, supervisor for Special Procedures; and Dr. Sabina Amin, MD, interventional radiologist. (CAMDEN, NJ) -- Lourdes Alanis, MD, MPH, a third-year medical resident at Cooper University Health Care, won the SIR Case Competition during the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) 2017 Conference held in Washington, D.C., in March. Dr. Alanis’ case presentation, titled “Aortocoronary Saphenous Vein Graft Pseudoaneurysm Presenting as an Anterior Mediastinal Mass,” was selected as the... Read more →


COMMENTARY: Irish Central Attacks Orphan

Bill Donohue | THE CATHOLIC LEAGUE March 30, 2017 On March 27, I posted an article written by an orphan who grew up in a Mother and Baby Home in Ireland. It is a well-written and researched account of conditions in Ireland in the twentieth century, and the care provided by nuns. It also debunks the myths about those "evil" nuns, the kind of propaganda promoted by Irish Central and others. Predictably, Irish Central is upset. Good news about the Catholic Church's contribution to society is generally not welcomed by Niall O'Dowd and his staff. So he unleashed Cahir O'Doherty to... Read more →


COLLEGE BASEBALL: Stevens' late rallies stun Rutgers-Camden nine

3/29/2017 7:38:00 PM Box Score HOBOKEN, N.J. (March 29, 2017) – Senior centerfielder Michael Mule' (Boca Raton, FL/West Boca Raton) drilled a two-out, two-run home run to center in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting the Stevens Institute of Technology baseball team to a wild 8-6 comeback victory over Rutgers University-Camden here Wednesday. Stevens, which rallied for three runs in the bottom of the ninth to tie the game, evens its record at 9-9-1 with its fourth straight win. Rutgers-Camden falls to 8-6 with only its second loss in the last seven games. Mule' hit his game-winning home run after... Read more →


Stroudsburg Man Guilty Of Interstate Prostitution And Drug Trafficking Crimes

SCRANTON—The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Thurman Stanley, age 40, of Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty on March 27, 2017, before Senior U.S. District Court Judge James M. Munley, to three counts of transporting women in interstate commerce for purposes of prostitution and one count of trafficking in heroin, “molly,” and crack cocaine. According to United States Attorney Bruce D. Brandler, Stanley admitted that between December 2013 and December 2015, he transported at least four women from Pennsylvania to New York, Iowa, and North Dakota for purposes of prostitution, and also provided illegal drugs... Read more →


Kennedy Health Donates $10,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities’

Voorhees, NJ – Kennedy Health, a South Jersey-based health system, donated $10,000 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities’ (RMHC) “Change the Luck of a Child” Telethon. The all-day telethon, which aired live on CBS3 TV March 28th, is aimed at helping RMHC further its mission to support children throughout southeastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware. This year’s event surpassed the 2016 telethon, raising more than $1.2 million, for a total of $7.4 million since 2010. Kennedy Health has a Ronald McDonald Pediatric Unit at its Washington Township hospital, as well as a Ronald McDonald Family Room in its Emergency Department... Read more →


Kennedy Health’s Dr. Anthony Wehbe on Panel at National Population Health Conference

Voorhees, NJ, March 29, 2017 – Dr. Anthony Wehbe, left, Kennedy’s Chief Population Health Executive, was on a panel of national health leaders at the 17th Population Health Colloquium held in Philadelphia March 27-28th. The conference brought together healthcare experts from throughout the country to share best practices, case studies, expert insights and industry trends. Dr. Wehbe spoke about various initiatives that have put Kennedy Health “on the map” as an innovative leader in population health and physician engagement. Shown with Dr. Wehbe are, from left: Dr. Matthew Gettings, Kennedy Health Alliance Medical Director for Quality & Innovation; Amanda Kimmel, Kennedy... Read more →


The Food Bank of South Jersey Summer Meals Menu Selection Event

Implementing Plan to Bring Fresh, Nutritious, and Tasty Meals to 8,000 Kids this Summer (March 28, 2017)--In an effort to collaborate with community members about the summer nutrition needs and requests of children throughout the community, the Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) invited over 50 area organizations and members of the United Stated Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA) to participate in a Summer Meals Menu Selection Event. The participants had the opportunity to learn more about the program, learn how they can be involved, and choose the meals that are served of which... Read more →


New Report Shows Opposition to PennEast Pipeline

Bristol, PA: The Delaware Riverkeeper Network (DRN) and Key-Log Economics today released a new report, documenting the overwhelmingly negative public comments submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regarding the PennEast Pipeline. The study, which used crowd sourced reviewers to analyze 3,443 written messages to FERC, found that 76.7% of all commenters expressed a negative attitude toward the proposed PennEast Pipeline—and of those living along the proposed pipeline route, 92.6% expressed a negative sentiment toward the pipeline. The report can be found here: http://bit.ly/PennEastCommunityCommentReport The public comments on FERC’s docket that were reviewed for the study provide a wealth of... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing NJ: Young Bobcat Released

TRENTON – The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife today released into the wild a young bobcat that had been rehabilitated from a serious leg injury after being struck by a car late last year in Passaic County. The release of the bobcat took place at Waywayanda State Park in Passaic County following months of rehabilitation at the Woodlands Wildlife Refuge in Hunterdon County. “This success story is a testament to the important work the Division of Fish and Wildlife does every day to conserve and protect our remarkably diverse populations of wildlife,” Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin... Read more →


Tips to save money on auto insurance

TRENTON, N.J.—The Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey reminds motorists that spring is a good time to talk to their professional, independent insurance agent to discuss what factors affect their car insurance. The price you pay for your auto insurance can vary. It depends on a variety of considerations from what type of car you have to where you buy your insurance. Prices vary from company to company. Your professional, independent agent will shop around to get you the best value for your money,” says Donald F. LaPenna Jr., PIANJ president. “Car insurance premiums are based on several factors—the car’s price,... Read more →


COMMENTARY: Bad science guides Novato nannies

Nanny State of the Week: By Kevin Glass / March 27, 2017 / WATCHDOG.ORG Anti-smoking nannies have pushed their crusade further and further, and in California, they’re increasingly reaching further and further into peoples’ lives. Next up? They’re trying to prohibit smoking inside your own home. The city of Novato has passed one of the most sweeping anti-smoking ordinances in the country. It prohibits smoking in all restaurants, service areas, public parks, apartment buildings, condo units and more. In fact, the ordinance is so sweeping that it specifies the two places where smoking is not banned: inside of private cars and... Read more →


Report: Pennsylvania illegally funded police with more than $222 million of highway money

Pennsylvania violated its state constitution last fiscal year by diverting more than $222.2 million away from state roads and giving it to the state police, according to a report released by the Pennsylvania Legislative Budget and Finance Committee. The Pennsylvania Constitution allows money from gasoline taxes, vehicle taxes and vehicle licensing fees to be used for maintaining safety of public highways and bridges. However, the report calculated that the state police spent $532.8 million on maintaining safety on those roads while receiving $755 million from the Motor License Fund. The diverted funds would have otherwise been used to pay for construction... Read more →


Donald C. Dunn, Korean War Navy Veteran, Gloucester Catholic Alumnus, PECO Employee

Donald C. Dunn, (image) husband of beloved Karen A. Dunn (nee Burke) was born on July 2, 1933, at the Bremerton Naval Hospital, while his father was deployed at sea on the USS Tennessee. A Gloucester Catholic High School alumnus (Gloucester City NJ), Don is the son of Commander George Lee Dunn, USN-Ret. (all Navy basketball 11 years) and Mary Regina (nee Johnson) Dunn, both deceased. When Don was six years old, his eight-year-old brother Bobby, intrigued by a movie about electrical linemen, climbed over a substation fence and was electrocuted. The tragedy contributed to Don’s interest in becoming an electrical... Read more →


Charles Stango, A Member Of DeCavalcante Crime Family Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

For Use Of Interstate Facility To Commit Murder NEWARK, N.J. – A member of the DeCavalcante Family of La Cosa Nostra was sentenced today to 120 months in prison for using a telephone to plan the murder of an organized crime rival, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced. Charles Stango (image), 73, of Henderson, Nevada, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge William H. Walls to an information charging him with one count of knowingly using an interstate facility – the telephone – with the intent to murder a rival. He also pleaded guilty to violating the terms of his... Read more →


CNB Travel: Philadelphia,The Background On A True Sports Town

press release Five Pro Teams And Centuries Of History Give Philly Ultimate Home Field Advantage Philadelphia is one of the few cities with a professional franchise in all five major league sports. Most of the pro teams play within a few miles of Center City at Lincoln Financial Field (Eagles football); Citizens Bank Park (Phillies baseball); Wells Fargo Center (76ers basketball and Flyers hockey); and, a few miles south of the city line, Talen Energy Stadium (Union soccer). Despite not having the constant success all Philadelphians would like, most of the city’s sports franchises are steady contenders for their respective championships.... Read more →


COMMENTARY: Rollins College Drama Continues

Bill Donohue | The Catholic League March 29, 2017 Yesterday, we addressed news reports about a Rollins College student, Marshall Polston, who was suspended following an exchange with his professor, Areeje Zufari. It is claimed that Zufari punished Polston after he disagreed with her comments saying Jesus was not crucified and his apostles did not believe he was divine. Rollins suspended Polston citing threats that he made. Polston called me yesterday to discuss this matter. So did the president of Rollins, Dr. Grant H. Cornwell. We had a lengthy exchange in response to my letter that was addressed to him. We... Read more →


How to protect your dog from potentially-fatal leptospirosis

PARAMUS -- At least five dogs treated in North Jersey for a potentially fatal infection were likely sickened after they drank water contaminated with urine from infected wildlife, officials said. Two of the five dogs died at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Paramus after it was determined that they had leptospirosis, said Tracey Horyczun, a hospital administrator.… Read more →


COMMENTARY: Pinelands Commissioner SLAPP Suit Against Protesters: Shameful Harassment

The NJ Sierra Club released the following opinion on the lawsuit filed by Pinelands Commissioner Jane Jannarone against people who commented on her Facebook page after she supported pipe line proposal. It reads as follows; Pinelands Commissioner Jane Jannarone has filed a lawsuit against 14 people who commented on her business Facebook pages after her vote to support the South Jersey Gas pipeline through the Pinelands. This is clearly a strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP) lawsuit to censor, intimidate, and silence the public from any opposition. Commissioner Jane Jannarone claims, in a lawsuit filed in Cumberland County Superior Court on... Read more →


Samuel Velasco Gurrola Sentenced to Life in Federal Prison for Murder-For-Hire Plot

FBI Badge & gun. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Sentence comes one day after his brother, Emmanuel Velasco Gurrola, received a life sentence for his role in the plot In El Paso this morning, 41-year-old Samuel Velasco Gurrola was sentenced to life in federal prison for his role in a murder-for-hire plot announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr., Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent in Charge Waldemar Rodriguez, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent in Charge Will R. Glaspy, and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent in Charge Douglas E. Lindquist. On October 17, 2016, a federal jury convicted Velasco... Read more →


Atlantic City Beer/Music Festival this Weekend

ATLANTIC CITY -- One of the best beer festivals in the country lives right here in New Jersey, and it's only days away. Now in its 12th year, the Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival offers two days of beer, music and friends, during three sessions this Friday and Saturday at the Atlantic City Convention Center.… Read more →


CONFERENCE CELEBRATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

PHILADELPHIA PA (March 28, 2017)--The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Office for Catechetical Formation will sponsor a conference celebrating the 25th anniversary of the catechism of the Catholic Church. Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. will lead off the day with an opening prayer. Monday, June 19, 2017 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel 201 North 17th Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 The keynote presentations focus on the four pillars of the Catechism of the Catholic Church and will be given by the following national recognized speakers: Jeff Cavins, author and founding host of EWTN’s “Life on the Rock,”; Dr. Scott... Read more →


CNB June 2008 Archives: From a backyard Basketball Court to Atlantic 10 Commissioner

PUBLISHED Tuesday, June 24, 2008 Gloucester City: “Somehow a fire gets lit under you,” ~Bernadette McGlade By John Schmidt Gloucester City native Bernadette V. McGlade was named the new Commissioner of the Atlantic 10 Conference on Tuesday, June 3, in Philadelphia. McGlade is the daughter of the later Peter (former City Postmaster) and Theresa McGlade, and grew up in Gloucester City with her nine siblings. McGlade started her track to a career in athletics playing basketball at St. Mary’s Grammar School and Gloucester Catholic High School. “Gloucester City is a community that really rallies around the schools and sports teams,” McGlade... Read more →


Philadelphia Couple Charged With Tax Fraud

PHILADELPHIA PA (March 29, 2017)--Christine Corazo Holscher, 47, and Mark E. Holscher, 54, of Pennsauken, NJ, were charged March 28, 2017, by Indictment with conspiracy to defraud the United States and multiple counts of tax fraud, announced the Acting United States, Attorney Louis D. Lappen. According to the indictment, for several years Christine Corazo Holscher and Mark E. Holscher, who were then living in Philadelphia, conducted a scheme to defraud the IRS by soliciting the Social Security Numbers and dates of birth from other persons and then filing false tax returns in the names of those persons. The tax returns filed... Read more →