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April 2017

Rams Perfect Record Broken by St. Augustine

Catholic Falls to 12-1 Brendan Bean (photo courtesy of NJ.com St. Augustine spoils Brendan Bean's debut for Gloucester Catholic MILLVILLE -- There was a certain buzz surrounding Millville's Mike Trout Field when Gloucester Catholic, No. 3 in the NJ.com Top 20, and No. 10 St. Augustine faced off in the sixth Annual Coaches vs. Cancer Classic on Sunday. The highly-anticipated... Read more →


"Operation: Stop Scams" Protects Philadelphians from ID Theft

Displayed with permission from PR Newswire Over 24,000 pounds of paper shredded at local event PHILADELPHIA, April 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 24,000 pounds of paper were shredded today at a free shredding event to help Philadelphians safely discard personal information. AARP, in collaboration with the Philadelphia Sheriff's Office, Philadelphia Controller's Office, Councilwoman Cindy Bass, Council Members At-Large Al Taubenberger,... Read more →


TREATING CANCER: HOPE VS. HYPE Widespread Hype Gives False Hope To Many Cancer Patients

By Liz Szabo After Michael Uvanni’s older brother, James, was diagnosed with a deadly form of skin cancer, it seemed as if everyone told the family what they wanted to hear: Have hope. You can beat this, and we are here to help. The brothers met with doctors at a half-dozen of the country’s best hospitals, all with impressive credentials... Read more →


Former Investment Advisor Who Stole Client’s Retirement Savings Guilty On All Counts

TRENTON, N.J. – A former financial advisor entrusted with advising clients on investments was convicted by a federal jury for defrauding his client, a former factory worker, out of his retirement savings and using the funds for his own benefit, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced. Jesse Holovacko, 39, of Sayreville, New Jersey, was convicted on all counts of... Read more →


VIDEO: The 12 Worst Places to Live in the U.S.; Can You Guess What City is Number One?

Published on Jun 17, 2016 Get more Tips here! www.destinationtips.com Are you thinking of relocating somewhere in the States? Make sure you take a look at the 12 worst places to live in the U.S. before you make any decisions about your next home base. 12. St. Louis, Missouri Over 14% of St. Louis’ population is living below the poverty... Read more →


Guest Opinion: What's The Solution To The Infrastructure Problem?

Richard F. Keevey The status of the nation's infrastructure may be characterized as anywhere from discouraging to alarming. Every four years the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) issues a report on the status of infrastructure for the nation and for each state. Their latest report was for 2017. The Society grades 16 categories, including dams,…


New Documentary about Whitney Houston's Bisexuality Debut's at Tribeca Film Festival

A new documentary about Whitney Houston's life talks about the late singer's bisexuality and her long-rumored secret romance with her best friend and assistant Robyn Crawford. The documentary, “Whitney: Can I Be Me,” debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival Wednesday night. Interviews conducted with Houston's family members and friends reveal the singer's relationship with Crawford was… Read more →


South Jersey Congressman Leads Way to Replace Obamacare

Credit: NewsWorks.org U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur, Republican Congressman for the 3rd District A New Jersey congressman, Republican Tom MacArthur (NJ-3rd), has emerged as a leader in the national battle to replace the Affordable Care Act, but opponents of the quest insist his plan would increase the cost of commercial insurance, reduce benefits and leave older, sicker…


Wegman's joins recall on hash browns with golf ball pieces

A recall of frozen hash browns that may contain bits of golf balls has been expanded to include the house brand sold at Wegman's supermarkets in New Jersey. The recall is largely silent as to how golf ball chunks ended up in the product manufactured by McCain Foods USA. It said that despite its "stringent supply… Read more →


33 Charged with Dealing Heroin, other Drugs in Pennsylvania

Attorney General’s agents coordinate with 18 police departments on operations to get drug dealers off the streets PITTSBURGH, PA (April 27, 2017) — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced criminal charges in Allegheny and Westmoreland counties against 33 people for dealing heroin and other drugs on the streets of southwest Pennsylvania communities. The attorney general announced the charges after agents... Read more →


Face of Defense: Soldier Runs for Readiness in South Korea

By Army Sgt. Dasol Choi1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division CAMP HOVEY, South Korea, April 25, 2017 — A soldier from the 1st Infantry Division’s “Devil” brigade demonstrated his “fight-tonight” readiness by running about 42 miles from here to Yongsan district, Seoul, South Korea, April 8. Army Capt. Brandon Carius, a physician assistant from 1st Battalion, 5th Field... Read more →


Denville Woman Bitten in Face by Neighbor's Dog Awarded $850,000

MORRISTOWN -- A Denville woman who was injured in a dog attack five years ago while dog-sitting for her neighbor was recently awarded $850,000 by a Morris County jury, New Jersey Law Journal reported. Jennifer Reid, then 38, was dog-sitting her neighbor's 80-pound German shepherd/chow-chow mix when the dog jumped up and bit her face while… Read more →


JEROME BY DAVE WOLFE | CNBNewsnet

Related: ARTIST Dave Wolfe Vol. 3 No. 45 (April 30, 2017) Editor's Note: Each Sunday morning we will post a weekly comic strip provided by cartoonist Dave Wolfe, age 15. Dave has been drawing since he was 5 years old, he knew he wanted to be a cartoonist at the age of 8. He’s been distributing his comics in school... Read more →


HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Congratulations to GHS Lady Lions Beat Wildwood 16-0

CNB Sports WILDWOOD, NJ (April 28, 2017)—The Gloucester City High School softball team beat Wildwood on Friday by a score of 16-0. Freshman Meghan Ferry hit her third Grand Slam of the season and senior Brianna Anderson pitched a perfect game. After the game, the team celebrated the win at Sam’s Pizza on the boardwalk. (source Gloucester City High School) Read more →


High School Baseball: Gloucester Catholic Wins Action-Packed Game Against Steinert 5-4

RELATED: Gloucester Catholic High School HAMILTON — No. 3 Gloucester Catholic got a tie-breaking single from Adam Bonomo and then scored what proved the be the winning run on the second of two top-of-the-ninth-inning balks and the Rams outlasted No. 5 Steinert, 5-4, in an action-packed game. Andrew Vail, who surrendered the tying run in the fifth inning on his... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Sergeant Meggan Lee Callahan, North Carolina Department of Public Safety

RALEIGH, NC (April 27, 2017)--Sergeant Meggan Callahan was killed after being assaulted at the Bertie Correctional Institution at approximately 5:30 pm. She was attacked by a male inmate who was serving a life sentence for a previous murder. Medical staff at the prison and other first responders provided medical aid but she succumbed to her injuries approximately one hour after... Read more →


NJ School Districts Worried About Netflix Teen Suicide Drama "13 Reasons Why"; Warning Parents

Worry that the popular Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" dangerously mischaracterizes teen suicide has led at least two New Jersey school districts to send warning letters to parents. Released on March 31, "13 Reasons Why," which is based on a popular young adult novel, tells the story of a high school girl who commits suicide and… Read more →


May is Stroke Awareness Month – Act F.A.S.T.

Stroke is the number four killer in this country and is the leading cause of long-term disability. In the United States, it is estimated that someone has a stroke every 40 seconds. Eighty percent of strokes are preventable. To prevent stroke, know your risk factors and have regular medical checkups. Some risk factors can be changed and some cannot. While... Read more →


Ex-Sheriff of Los Angeles County Jails Facing Jail Term

Via CBS News: Prosecutors are seeking a two-year prison term for ex-Sheriff Lee Baca for conspiring to obstruct a federal grand jury investigation into civil rights abuses and corruption within Los Angeles County jails, but the defense is asking for a sentence of home detention, court papers obtained Tuesday show. Baca, 74, was convicted March 15 of obstruction of justice... Read more →


Will the Sale of Homemade Bake Goods be Banned in New Jersey?

New Jersey could become the last state in the nation to ban the sale of homemade baked goods. A judge in Wisconsin -- the only other state to have such a ban -- will soon hear from attorneys on behalf of three women seeking to overturn Wisconsin's law, according to the Journal Sentinel. Both states currently… Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: April 17-23 

Reminder for the week: Harvest of river herring, use of nets near spillways, retaining striped bass during spawning season unlawful in Delaware DOVER (April 28, 2017) – To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between... Read more →


NJ Students inducted into Phi Zeta Kappa and Phi Omega Epsilon honor societies at FDU

MADISON, NJ (04/27/2017)-- Fairleigh Dickinson University students who have been inducted into FDU's Phi Zeta Kappa and Phi Omega Epsilon honor societies for the Fall 2016 semester. Zariel Burch of Egg Harbor Township,NJ has been inducted into the Phi Zeta Kappa honor society. Eligibility for membership in the University's junior honor society is established by completing at least the first... Read more →


CNB Business: Coffee? Workout gym? Cleaning service? The top franchises in N.J.

MONTCLAIR--Colleen Carlee, a former Wall Street trader, was looking to start her own business when she came across what she thought was an unusual franchising idea that paired art lessons with drinking wine. While it might sound like a recipe for really sloppy abstract expressionism, she was hooked. "I thought it was an interesting concept. It's… Read more →


Face of Defense: Airman Provides Family, Haven for Orphans

By Air Force Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard633rd Air Base Wing JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va., April 27, 2017 — As an Air Force first sergeant, Chief Master Sgt. Henry Hayes’ job is to take care of others, and whether or not they are in his chain of command, he provides support to those in need. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Henry... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: The Terrible Twos

Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet You brought a puppy home and everything went great. Fido was part of the family; sweet, obedient, housebroken. But then he turns two and everything changes. Your dog turns into a stubborn, chewing, snarling creature that refuses to follow commands. What happened? What happened is that your dog has become (in dog years) a 14-year-old human.... Read more →