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March 2017

Sue Mackey, Worked for the Gloucester City Board of Education, GHS Alumnus Class of '46

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ --Mrs. Anna “Sue” D. Mackey,(nee Dutcher) of Gloucester City died on March 27, 2017, at the age of 88. Sue worked as a secretary for the Gloucester City Board of Education for over 25 years. She was a graduate of Gloucester City High School, Class of 1946. Loving... Read more →


Obit: Harold J. Vickery, Sr. of Gloucester City, age 88

On March 27, 2017. Loving husband of 59 years to the late Patricia A. Vickery (nee Malloy). Devoted father of Harold James (Judith) Vickery, Jr., Patricia Ann (Richard) Rudley, Bernadette (Scott) Cresmer, Joan Maria (Timothy) O’Rourke, Mary Ann (Timothy) Conaway and the late William P. Vickery. Beloved grandfather of William (Melony)... Read more →


GHS School March 29 Announcements

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--(March 29, 2017)Thank you to four great young men from our Class of 2016 who are serving in the U. S. Marines: Ignacio Lopez, Bryan Santiago, Carter Orant and Alex Holmes. We honor you every day. • Any student wishing to purchase a Yearbook, please bring in a deposit... Read more →


Winslow Police Conduct Undercover Sting, Arrest Suspects Selling Stolen Property on Craigslist

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP (MARCH 29, 2017)--The Winslow Township police department arrested two people who allegedly were selling appliances on Craigslist stolen from a property that they didn't own. As a result of an undercover sting, the Winslow police were successful in arresting the suspects. The police released the following statement regarding the... Read more →


Hudson County Postal Worker Allegedly Stole Identities of Postal Employees and Others

TRENTON – Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor (OIFP) announced today that a U.S. postal employee from Hudson County has been charged with using the stolen identities of postal employees and others to file fraudulent insurance claims for jewelry and other items he falsely... Read more →


RCGC Weekend Sports Roundup -- Baseball Team Sweeps Rockland CC to Improve to 18-3

Deptford, NJ March 28, 2017--Matt Parr scattered seven hits and improved to 3- 0 while Collin Fabio delivered a key two-run double to lift the Rowan College Gloucester County (RCGC)baseball team to a 9-3 triumph over Rockland Community College in Game 1 of a doubleheader Sunday at home. The Roadrunners swept... Read more →


Commentary: DEP Opposes Summer Flounder Limits: Shortsighted and Selfish

NJ Sierra Club press release New Jersey representatives to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission have officially filed an appeal requesting the commission reconsider its vote significantly reducing the state’s recreational-fishing quota for summer flounder this year. After the population was recording to be declining on the East coast, the Commission... Read more →


NEW JERSEY FILES FORMAL APPEAL OF SUMMER FLOUNDER QUOTA REDUCTIONS

STATE’S REPRESENTATIVES ARGUE ASMFC DECISION WILL CAUSE ADVERSE IMPACTS TO FISHERY AND INDUSTRY (March 28, 2017)TRENTON – New Jersey representatives to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission have filed an appeal requesting the commission reconsider its vote significantly reducing the state’s recreational-fishing quota for summer flounder this year, Department of Environmental... Read more →


Brooklawn Police Arrest Suspicious Suspect from Philadelphia on Narcotic Charges

BROOKLAWN NJ(March 29, 2017) --Earlier today Brooklawn police noticed a suspicious vehicle parked in the Westbrook Bowling Alley parking lot, Creek Road. Further investigation by police led to the arrest of a suspect who was charged with narcotics distribution. Police released the following statement about the incident. March 29 at approximately... Read more →


Jessica Mayer...Raptor co-captain notched five goals in an 11-10 victory

3/28/2017 9:22:00 PM Box Score DOYLESTOWN, Penn. (March 28, 2017) – Sophomore midfielder Jessica Mayer (Cinnaminson, NJ/Cinnaminson) scored three goals in a 2:07 span of the first half, snapping a 2-2 tie and helping the Rutgers University-Camden lacrosse team outlast Delaware Valley University, 11-10, in a non-conference game here Tuesday night.... Read more →


Slim Randle's Home Country: A Visitor Surprises Doc at the Mule Barn

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet When the young woman walked into the Mule Barn truck stop alone, it caused a few heads to turn. Not only was she very pretty, but she was alone, and that seldom happens in the Barn. Young women usually either come in as part of a family,... Read more →


Teachers Union Pushing to Oust Senator Sweeney

TRENTON -- As its longtime foe, Gov. Chris Christie, prepares to exit the governorship next January, New Jersey's largest teachers union is also pushing to get rid of the state's highest ranking lawmaker, state Senate President Stephen Sweeney, according to a report by the Philadelphia Inquirer. The newspaper reported Monday that... Read more →


3 charged, $4.1 million and 3 kilos of heroin seized in multi-state drug trafficking probe

NEW YORK (March 25, 2017)— Three members of a narcotics drug trafficking organization were indicted Tuesday and just over $4.1 million and six pounds of heroin were seized following a joint operation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) El Dorado Task Force (EDTF) and the Drug... Read more →


EPA Set to Oversee Second Phase of $43 Million Cleanup of Pompton Lake

English: View north along I-287 near Pompton Lakes, NJ, USA (Photo credit: Wikipedia) (New York, N.Y. – March 28, 2017) The second phase of Pompton Lake cleanup will begin this spring and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a public session to discuss that work. During the 2017 season,... Read more →


Russia scandal? Inside the Obama-Clinton uranium deal

Hillary and Putin Hillary and Bill Clinton Tens of millions of dollars from uranium investors flowed into the Clinton Foundation, and Bill Clinton received a $500,000 speaking fee from a Russian bank tied to the Kremlin before Secretary of State Hillary Clinton helped decide whether to approve the sale to the... Read more →


Pipeline Open House Saturday to Speak to Governor Wolf

Impacted Communities Primed With Questions Wonder if the Governor Will Attend But Plan to Speak Out Regardless Bucks County, PA: Governor Wolf has been invited to attend an open house planned for April 1st at Palisades High School in Bucks County to answer questions from impacted communities about his policies on... Read more →


Federal Grand Jury Returns Indictment Against New Jersey Men with Drug-Related Crimes

The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont and the Vermont State Police announce: On March 23, 2017, a federal Grand Jury returned Indictments charging Francesco Escribano (34), a.k.a. “Brisco,” of Jersey City, New Jersey, Richard Torruellas (22), a.k.a. “Scoob,” of Jersey City, New Jersey, and Alyssa... Read more →


The FBI in Israel ‘Long-Lasting Relationships’ Key to Building Cases

An Israel National Police officer stands outside Lahav 433, the investigative arm of the department, in Tel Aviv. An Israel National Police officer stands outside Lahav 433, the investigative arm of the department, in Tel Aviv. The arrest last week of an individual in Israel suspected of sending threatening messages to... Read more →


OVER 65 CATHOLIC SCHOOLS TO PARTICIPATE IN SPRING "SHOWCASE OF EXCELLENCE" PROGRAMS

Students and teachers highlight academics and fine arts in Catholic schools during “Showcase of Excellence,” which this year will be held at six satellite locations PHILADELPHIA PA (March 28, 2017)--During the months of March and April, over 65 Parochial and Private Catholic elementary, Archdiocesan High Schools, Independence Mission Schools, and Schools... Read more →


June 2008 Archives: Gloucester City/Camden City Will Receive Millions from Groundwater Lawsuit

Wednesday, June 25, 2008 source http://www.courierpostonline.com The Parker McCay law firm of Marlton announced Tuesday that 16 agencies it represents will receive $40-45 million of the New Jersey money in the partial settlement. Camden, Gloucester City, Penns Grove, Bridgeton, Point Pleasant, New Jersey American Water Co. Inc., Mount Laurel Municipal Utilities... Read more →


DelVal congratulates top Admission scholarship recipients from New Jersey

DOYLESTOWN, PA (03/28/2017)-- Delaware Valley University is pleased to congratulate the recipients of the University's top three merit-based Admission scholarships. Academic merit scholarships are awarded to high-achieving students based on GPA and test scores. *This list is as of March 13, 2017. Local students who earned Delaware Valley University scholarships include:... Read more →


Herbert Tozer Indicted on Murder Charge

press Release RIO GRANDE - Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor and Middle Township Police Chief Christopher Leusner announce the grand jury indictment of Herbert E. Tozer, 51, for murder charges that resulted from an assault that occurred on Jan. 10 at a Rio Grande motel. On Jan. 10 at... Read more →


LeBron James is the Exception to Resting

LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers in action against the Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center on April 2, 2009, in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) COMMENTARY: Austin Darrow There is a resting problem in the NBA, but LeBron James is an exception in the NBA. He can take days... Read more →


Voorhees Police to Participate in Distracted Driving Enforcement and Education Campaign 

April 1 – April 21, 2017 VOORHEES -- Law enforcement officers from the Voorhees Police Department will be cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey’s UDrive. UText. UPay. enforcement campaign. Beginning April 1 and running through April 21, the high visibility law enforcement initiative will target... Read more →


NJ News Commons: TRUMP TO PICK CHRISTIE TO CHAIR DRUG COMMISSION, SOURCES SAY

President Trump is expected to appoint New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as chairman of a federal commission dedicated to combatting opioid abuse in the U.S., according to The Washington Post. NJ.com says the position would be part-time and would not require Christie to step down as governor. MOODY'S DOWNGRADES NJ CREDIT... Read more →


Sea Isle City Man Admits Operating Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme

TRENTON, N.J. (March 28, 2017)-– The owner of former payroll company, Innovative Payroll Services LLC (IPS) admitted today he operated a multimillion-dollar fraud scheme through his company, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced. John Scholtz, 68, of Sea Isle City, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Freda L.... Read more →


ARIZONA VOTES TO RETURN POWER BACK TO CITIZENS

– BECOMES THE 9TH STATE TO CALL FOR AN ARTICLE V CONVENTION OF STATES TO REIN IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT Phoenix, AZ—Arizona’s 52nd General Assembly made history as the House Continuing Resolution 2010 passed with the final vote 16-14 in favor, calling for a Convention of States to propose amendments under... Read more →


Vaughn A. Thomas Jr. of Washington Twp., Pleads Guilty to Possession of Heroin

English: East Jersey State Prison (Photo credit: Wikipedia) WOODBURY NJ March 27, 2017--Vaughn A. Thomas Jr. (DOB 8/19/95), of Washington Township NJ pleaded guilty today (3/27) to second-degree possession of heroin with intent to distribute and second-degree possession of a firearm by a convicted person. As a result of plea negotiations,... Read more →


Guest Opinion:Rollins College Punishes Free Speech

The following is the text of a letter sent by Bill Donohue to Rollins College president Grant H. Cornwell regarding a violation of a student's rights on his campus. March 28, 2017 Dr. Grant H. Cornwell President Rollins College 1000 Holt Avenue – 2711 Winter Park, Florida 32789 Dear President Cornwell:... Read more →


OPEN HOUSE AT PEQUEST TROUT HATCHERY IN WARREN COUNTY POSTPONED

DUE TO LINGERING SNOW COVER TRENTON - Due to lingering snow cover, the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife is postponing the annual Open House at the Pequest Trout Hatchery in Oxford, Warren County. The open house, originally scheduled for the upcoming weekend, will be held Saturday, June 3, and... Read more →


CNB June 2008 Archives: Camden County Bear Hunters help law enforcement with sting operation

published Saturday, June 21, 2008 by Gary Devine Two Camden County hunters from Atco, New Jersey step up and helped law enforcement do a sting operation against five animal rights activists in the forest of Sussex County, New Jersey back in December 2005. The Municipal Judge found the Activists Guilty in... Read more →


Healthy For Good with Healthy Snacking

Fresh vegetables are important components of a healthy diet. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) press release Healthy For Good™ focuses on the importance of making informed food choices and developing healthy eating and physical activity habits. Robbinsville, NJ, March 22, 2017 - A healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons in the... Read more →


Miners Host Charity Golf Outing To Benefit Relay For Life  

Golf with the Miners on Monday, April 24 with a portion of the proceeds benefiting American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Greater Sussex County Augusta, N.J. – March 27, 2017 – Play 18 holes with the Sussex County Miners and support a great cause. The Miners announced today that they... Read more →


Mental Health and Addictions Conference for Faith Based Leaders on Friday, April 7

(Deptford, NJ) -- The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Gloucester County Department of Health and Human Services and the Gloucester County Addictions Task Force are sponsoring Faith on the Front Lines – Mental Health and Addictions Conference for Faith Based Leaders on Friday, April 7 at Auletto Caterers in... Read more →


Pre-K Our Way Community Communication Meetings

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – Pre-K Our Way held two community communication meetings last week to engage attendees in the effort to expand New Jersey’s high-quality, publicly-funded preschool, and ensure pre-k expansion is part of the 2017 gubernatorial and legislative discussions. Held in the centrally-located areas of Glassboro and Woodbridge, these meetings... Read more →


USciences Students from New Jersey Recognized at 2017 OT Pinning Ceremony  

PHILADELPHIA, PA (03/22/2017)-- As they transition to the professional phase of their education, 58 occupational therapy students at University of the Sciences took part in the 13th annual OT pinning ceremony on Saturday, March 18, 2017. The master's students will soon be going out into clinics, schools, community centers, hospitals, and... Read more →


Archdiocesan Mass for Persons with Disabilities

PHILADELPHIA PA--Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. will be the principal celebrant at the annual Archdiocesan Mass for Persons with Disabilities. This Mass is sponsored by the Archdiocesan Office for Persons with Disabilities and the Deaf Apostolate (OPDDA). It is offered for the intention of persons with disabilities, the deaf community,... Read more →


Security grants available for nonprofit and religious institutions in Gloucester County  

press release (Woodbury, NJ) -- Gloucester County Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger and Freeholder Jim Jefferson announced today that the state has made available $1 million in security grants for nonprofit and religious institutions determined to be at high risk of a terrorist attack. Gloucester County is included because it is... Read more →


CNB June 2008 Archives: Gloucester City Rock and Roll Revival Underway

PHOTO: Volunteer Todd Blaylock, of Gloucester City, is in charge of showing the public the entrance to The Beer Garden. You have to admit he does an excellent job of pointing. The second day of Gloucester City’s Rock and Roll Revival weekend kicked off today Saturday at 11 AM. The Festival,... Read more →


Gloucester City Police to Partake in Distracted Driving Enforcement Campaign

UDRIVE. UTEXT. UPAY APRIL 1 – APRIL 21, 2017 (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ) – Law enforcement officers from the Gloucester City Police Department will be cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey’s UDrive. UText. UPay. Enforcement campaign. Beginning April 1 and running through April 21, the high... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Police Officer Justin Terney, Tecumseh Police Department, Oklahoma

RELATED: BLUE LINE Crime TECUMSEH, OKLAHOMA (March 27, 2017)--Police Officer Justin Terney, age 22 was shot and killed while pursuing a fleeing subject at approximately 11:30 pm. He conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle near South Cooper Drive and Benson Park Road. The driver of the vehicle fled on foot... Read more →


Protective Mission Panel Formed to Investigate Security at White House

WASHINGTON D.C. (March 27, 2017)--Following the September 19, 2014 White House fence jumping incident, the Secretary of Homeland Security established the Protective Mission Panel (PMP) to undertake a broad independent review of the Secret Service’s protection for the White House Complex (WHC). In addition to recommendations made in an unclassified report,... Read more →


Man Arrested by Brooklawn Cop Hid 40 Bags of Heroin in his Anus; Police Find Loaded Firearm

BROOKLAWN NJ (March 27, 2017)(CNBNewsnet)--The Brooklawn Police Department during a traffic stop on Sunday, March 26 arrested a man for carrying a loaded. 45 cal. handgun, in the trunk of his car. A subsequent search of the suspect by staff at the Camden County jail revealed that the man had hidden... Read more →


CNB HUNTING/FISHING NJ-Turkey Permit Pickup Deadline Tonight

(MARCH 27, 2017)--Turkey permits awarded in the lottery must be claimed by midnight tonight. Hunters may claim them at license agents or online. Permits not claimed will be returned to the pool of available permits and offered for sale beginning at 10am on Monday, April 3; the list of available permits... Read more →


PHILADELPHIA MAN CHARGED WITH HACKING PERSONAL ACCOUNTS, COPYING PHOTOS

March 27, 2017 MOUNT HOLLY - Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Delran Police Chief Alfonso Parente Jr. announced that a Philadelphia man has been charged with hacking into the email, cell phone and social medial accounts of several women who were his classmates at Delran High School and making... Read more →


FBI: Houston Recruiting Effort Part of National Campaign

FBI Badge & gun. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) PRESS RELEASE When Special Agent Al Tribble joined the FBI 25 years ago, the organization wasn’t exactly known for its recruiting efforts—especially when it came to hiring women and people of color. Much has changed since then. Today, the FBI understands that to effectively... Read more →


Kennedy Health Hosts 80 by 2018 Colon Cancer Screening Event

WashingtonTownship, NJ -- Dozens of Kennedy associates, physicians and leaders turned out for the recent 80% by 2018 Pledge colon cancer screening pledge event at the Kennedy Cancer Center. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and Kennedy Health joined forces with more than 500 local and national organizations to increase colorectal... Read more →


West Deptford Police Arrest 13 Suspects in Separate Incidents on Narcotic Charges

West Deptford Police Crime Log March 10 through March 20 Arrests: On 3.10.2017, Cleon F. Reid, 40, of West Deptford was arrested on Rt. 295 for possession of marijuana, tampering with evidence, possession of drug paraphernalia, and failure to surrender CDS. He was issued summonses and released pending further court action.... Read more →


2000 Rally in Seaside Heights, NJ for Trump

SEASIDE HEIGHTS -- A pro-Trump rally, which drew more than 2,000 in Seaside Heights, briefly took an ugly turn on Saturday -- one day after Republicans in Congress failed to pass their long-promised healthcare reform bill. With only a passing reference to House Republicans' inability on Friday to deliver on Trump's... Read more →


Suspect Seen Pulling His Hair and Biting His Arm on Route 130, Arrested on Narcotic Charges

Igor Khavulya GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (March 27, 2017)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester City police responding to a report of a disabled motor vehicle found the driver acting in an erratic manner. Police said he was pulling his own hair and biting his own arm. Police arrested the man, a resident of Philadelphia, after discovering a... Read more →