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May 2017

NJSIAA Tournament, Quarterfinal Round: Immaculata (1) at Gloucester Catholic (6)

South Jersey, Non-Public B - Baseball GlOUCESTER CITY, NJ-The game was played at the Gloucester High School field because the Rams field in nearby Brooklawn was still wet from all the rain that fell the last several days. Brendan Bean gave up two hits over five innings with five walks and... Read more →


THIS WEEK FOR NATIONAL GUN VIOLENCE AWARENESS DAY, “WEAR ORANGE” CAMPAIGN  

"Wear Orange" Inspired by Chicago Teens Who Refused to Be Silent in the Face of Daily Gun Violence; Events Happening in Collingswood, Camden and Haddonfield HADDONFIELD, N.J.— On June 2, National Gun Violence Awareness Day, more than 400 influencers, corporations, mayors, partner organizations and a series of iconic landmarks across the... Read more →


Federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant Awarded to Gloucester City, Mt. Ephraim & Westville

May 31, 2017 News Release CHERRY HILL, NJ – Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced that Gloucester City, Mount Ephraim and Westville Fire Departments have been awarded a $466, 667 federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). "This grant for South Jersey Fire Departments will help us protect those who are... Read more →


Obituary: Eddie Willis Corbett of Camden City

On May 28, 2017. Of Camden City. Survived by his children, Mia Pittman, Stesha Corbett, Julian Corbett and Danielle Reason; his grandchildren Jahsir and Zoey Corbett; his siblings Weldon Corbett, Denise Corbett and Raymond Corbett. Eddie was born on June 14, 1953 in Yanceyville, NC to Alvis and Linnie Corbett. He... Read more →


Cool Temperatures Mean Great Trout Fishing Continues Fingerlings Stocked in Lower Raritan

May 31, 2017 The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife is reminding the public that although spring trout stocking has concluded, it's just the beginning of fabulous late spring and early summer trout fishing. Most trout anglers miss out on some of the best trout fishing of the year by not... Read more →


CNB Crime: Maple Shade First Aid Squad Chief Joe Freed III Arrested for Stealing Agency Funds

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Maple Shade Police Chief Gary C. Gubbei announced today that the chief of the Maple Shade First Aid Squad has been charged with stealing more than $118,000 from the agency over a six-year period. Joseph J. Freed III, 53, of the... Read more →


Sea Isle News Beachfront Home Contest Offers Exciting Opportunity for Beach Lovers

SEA ISLE, NJ--For those back to work after a long weekend longing for the smells and sounds of the Jersey Shore, Sea Isle News is offering an incredible opportunity! A free week-long stay at a gorgeous beach-front property in Sea Isle City is up for grabs. The contest, which is live... Read more →


CNB Crime: Lenape High School Teacher Charged With Making Up Skirt Videos of Female Students

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Medford Eric Howell, 43 Township Police Chief Richard Meder announced today that a Lenape High School teacher has been arrested for capturing upskirt videos and photos of female students in his classroom and the school’s hallways. Eric Howell, 43, of the... Read more →


Moving to Florida Saves Taxes

Q. How would moving to Florida reduce New Jersey tax exposure? -- Taxed out A. That's a big question, and there are several different taxes to consider. From an income tax perspective, moving from New Jersey does not necessarily mean the state won't come looking for you with its hands out.... Read more →


Exelon Will Shut 3 Mile Island in 2 Years

PHILADELPHIA — Exelon Corp. announced Tuesday that it will "prematurely" shut down its Three Mile Island nuclear reactor near Harrisburg in two years unless it gets a bailout from the Pennsylvania legislature. The announcement came a week after the reactor failed to clear the regional power grid's annual capacity auction for... Read more →


Dr. Roy Sandau Performs his 500th da Vinci™ Robotic Surgery at Kennedy University Hospital

Washington Township, NJ – Kennedy Health Alliance surgeon Roy Sandau, Roy Sandau, DO, FACOS DO, FACOS, performed his 500th successful da Vinci™ robotic surgery at Kennedy University Hospital in Washington Township on Friday, May 26, when a 64-year-old female patient underwent a laparoscopic cholecystectomy, a minimally invasive procedure to remove the... Read more →


Alex's Lemonade Days, June 3-11

Join thousands of lemonade stands across the country raising money for childhood cancer research. PHILADELPHIA, May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit dedicated to finding cures for all kids with cancer, invites volunteers of all ages across the country to host lemonade stands during Alex's Lemonade... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: CHRISTIE ANNOUNCES TRENTON REVITALIZATION PLAN

Around 500 vacant homes are set to be demolished in Trenton under a new Urban Blight Reduction Program there, announced by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday. Christie also said 150 surveillance cameras will be added in high-crime areas, WBGO reports. WHAT HAPPENS NEXT NOW THAT BERNARDS TWP HAS SETTLED... Read more →


Anglers invited to fish for free in Delaware waters June 3 and 4

DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police to host 31st Annual Youth Fishing Tournament June 3 DOVER (May 30, 2017) – To celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week, June 3-11, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife invites you to fish, crab and clam in any Delaware waters by offering free fishing... Read more →


Slim Randle's Home Country: Calling A Hunker

SLIM RANDLES Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet Steve waited until all the horses went through the sale Saturday morning (I mean, you never can tell when the world’s perfect horse will be sold for a buck and a half, which was about what he was carrying). Then, when they started on the... Read more →


JUNE 3RD AS NATIONAL TRAILS DAY IN NEW JERSEY

TRENTON - Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin today announced that June 3, 2017 will be celebrated at National Trails Day in New Jersey and noted that outdoors events will be held at over 30 locations across the state on that day. "National Trails Day is a great opportunity for... Read more →


NJ Residents Named to Lebanon Valley College Dean's List

ANNVILLE, PA (05/30/2017)-- Lebanon Valley College wishes to congratulte nearly 700 students named to the Dean's List for the spring 2017 semester. Dean's list students must maintain a GPA of at least 3.4 out of 4.0. Local students named to the Dean's List include: Joshua Rinehimer of Mount Laurel (08054), a... Read more →


South Jersey Transportation Authority Receives Grants Totaling $2,684,700 for Atlantic City International Airpor

HAMMONTON, NJ - May 31, 2017 -- Yesterday the South Jersey Transportation Authority learned it is the recipient of two grants totaling $2,684,700 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Obtained with the assistance of U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02), the grants will fund three projects at the Atlantic City International... Read more →


NJ Residents Graduate from Lycoming College

WILLIAMSPORT, PA (05/30/2017)-- Lycoming College celebrated its 169th Commencement on May 13 with more than 250 students receiving their degrees. Matthew Adams, of Erial, N.J., graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in business administration. Adams also made Dean's List for the spring of 2017. Jason Coles, of Logan Township, N.J., graduated... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing NJ: OPEN HOUSE AT PEQUEST TROUT HATCHERY JUNE 3 AND 4

FREE EVENT TO FEATURE FISHING DEMONSTRATIONS FOR ALL AGES, CONSERVATION EXHIBITS AND SPORTSMEN'S FLEA MARKET TRENTON - The Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Fish and Wildlife is hosting its annual free Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center Open House and Sportsmen's Flea Market on Saturday, June 3 and... Read more →


Officers Exposed to Unknown Substance

CHERRY HILL, NJ--The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Cherry Hill Police Department reported an incident that occurred in Cherry Hill this morning, May 31, 2017. Police responded to the 200 block of Heritage Road in Cherry Hill to a report of a possible overdose at approximately 9:05 a.m. Once Officers arrived,... Read more →


THE First Daily Newspaper

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FIRST DAILY NEWSPAPER Profile America — Tuesday, May 30th. The nation's first daily newspaper, the short-lived Pennsylvania Evening Post, began publication on this date in 1783, printed by Benjamin Towne in Philadelphia. Americans'... Read more →


ARCHBISHOP CHAPUT’S COLUMN:HARD CASES MAKE BAD LAW; BAD LAW MAKES HARD CASES

by Archbishop Charles Chaput PHILADELPHIA, PA--“Hard cases make bad law:” It’s a legal principle in U.S. court decisions that dates back at least 170 years. Its origin may go back even further, to Roman jurisprudence. The idea behind it makes sense. Laws should be made for the benefit of the general... Read more →


Voros Plumbing and Heating Endorses Sweeney

When my husband John and I opened Voros Plumbing and Heating over 44 years ago, we knew we were taking a risk. Like so many other family-owned small businesses, we were simply trying to make ends meet and build something we could leave for our children. We worked hard, saved enough... Read more →


More of Your Money for Camden City

EPA Gives Grants to Camden for Brownfield Revitalization The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted Camden, New Jersey funding for brownfield site revitalization. Camden is among the 172 communities selected to receive this money that will go towards developing properties. Brownfield revitalization is important for improving the environment, health, safety,... Read more →


A Lesson in Defense: New Jersey National Guard Train in Realistic Combat Scenarios

FORT PICKETT, Va. (May 30, 2017)- There’s an old saying that the best defense is a good offense. However, as the Soldiers of 1st Platoon, Company A, 2nd Battalion, 113th Infantry Regiment, New Jersey National Guard, learned; sometimes defense is your only option. The Soldiers of 1st Platoon were tested on... Read more →


CNB AUGUST 2008 ARCHIVES: Cheers and Jeers

published August 25, 2017 CHEER- Dorothy Stanaitis, of Gloucester City was recently named Rutgers-Camden's First Trustee Emerita for Life. For years she was the “Story Lady” for the Gloucester City Library until her retirement in 1994. Since retiring, Stanaitis has juggled her two passions -- story-telling career and Rutgers -- with... Read more →


Memorial Day Crash on Parkway Claims Life of 23-Year-Old Robert Kappus

LITTLE EGG HARBOR -- A 23-year-old man was killed early Monday morning when his car crashed into a tree on the side of the Garden State Parkway, police said. Robert Kappus, of Hillsborough, was driving northbound on the Parkway when his Toyota Camry drifted off the right side of the highway... Read more →


Prosecutor Coffina Announces Initiative Targeting Violent Crime

MOUNT HOLLY – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina today announced a new crime-fighting initiative that will provide local police departments with additional law enforcement personnel for proactive operations aimed at combatting gun-related crime and other violent offenses. The Burlington County Safe Streets Initiative will use money from the seized proceeds of... Read more →


The Political Left Has Gone Bonkers: Comedian Kathy Griffin with head of 'decapitated Trump'

Comedian Kathy Griffin holds a bloody, decapitated likeness of President Donald Trump (Tyler Shields courtesy TMZ) Comedian Kathy Griffin is starring in a new photo shoot that features her holding the bloody, decapitated head of a figure that resembles President Donald Trump. The shoot, documented by TMZ, was with famed photographer... Read more →


Hope D. Henkel, of West Deptford; formerly of Gloucester City, GHS Alumnus Class of 73

WEST DEPTFORD, NJ (May 30, 2017)--Hope D. Henkel "Aunt Hopie" age 61, of West Deptford formerly of Gloucester City, passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Born in Camden she was a graduate of Gloucester City High School Class of 1973. She worked for Fidelity Bank and currently worked for Surety... Read more →


Litter Bugs Are Ruining Piney Hollow Road Quarry

Winslow Township Police Department in conjunction with the New Jersey Division of Fish and Gaming conducted a weekend long patrol of the State owned quarry along Piney Hollow Road (photo above provided). The patrols were targeting illegal activities on State owned property. Police Lt. D. Fanelle released the following statement;f Prior... Read more →


Obituary | Albert A. Anderson, Sr. of Bellmawr

Albert A. Anderson, Sr., on May 14, 2017, of Bellmawr. Age 91. Beloved husband of the late Catharine E. (nee Hyatt). Devoted father of Albert A., Jr., John R. (Linda), Catharine Kleister (the late Gary), and Dennis G. (Darlene). Loving grandfather, great grandfather, and great-great grandfather of many. Dear brother of... Read more →


CNB Crime: FBI Identifies Another Fraud Victim with Information from N-DEx

In March 2016, the FBI’s Buffalo Field Office received a complaint regarding a fraudulent Internet purchase scam. According to information in the complaint, the subject sold concert tickets via the Internet, asked the victims to wire money for the tickets via Western Union, and then failed to provide the tickets. An... Read more →


Michael W. Lutz Jr., age 28, of Gloucester City, Roadie for "Crystal Garden Band"

On May 28, 2017. Beloved father of Leah Lutz and Caleb Lutz. Cherished Son of Michael W. Lutz, Sr. and Angela Lutz (nee McGann). Devoted grandson of Phyllis Lutz. Michael was born in Voorhees and was a resident of Gloucester City. He worked for six years at Lowes as Head of... Read more →


Coast Guard tows disabled vessel 110 miles east of Cape May

PHILADELPHIA, Pa (May 30, 2017)--— The Coast Guard towed a disabled sailing vessel with two people aboard to the Cape May Harbor today. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders were notified by the cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway at about 4 a.m. Monday that the 50-foot sailing vessel Blue Nomad had become... Read more →


Honors presented during Armed Forces Day Ceremony in Sewell

(Sewell, NJ) -- On Saturday, May 20, 2017 Amvets Post #77 Sewell held their annual Armed Forces Day Ceremony. During the ceremony Freeholder Dan Christy presented a proclamation on behalf of the Board of Chosen Freeholders to Pierce Burgin, a senior at Clearview High School for his Americanism Award that was... Read more →


Who Murdered Diner Owner Chafic "Steve" Ezzeddine?

Prosecutors ask for help solving diner owner's murder ROXBURY - Police are once again calling on the public for help solving the slaying of a diner owner in his restaurant six years ago. Chafic "Steve" Ezzeddine, 71, was found killed in the Kenvil Diner, which he owned and operated for 30... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Boyertown, Pa. School District Sued for Coed Showers Concerned About Privacy

Officials in the Boyertown Area School District in Pennsylvania, who have been sued for instituting what amounts to coed showers in their locker rooms, suddenly now are concerned about "student privacy." WND reported several students, represented by the Alliance Defending Freedom and the Independence Law Center, brought a case against Supt.... Read more →


CNB August 2008 Archives: TIPS AND SNIPPETS FOR FRIDAY

published Friday, August 29, 2008 BROOKLAWN BANK ROBBED The Brooklawn Wachovia Bank, Route 130 and Browning Road, was robbed approximately 10:15 AM today Friday, by a black male. The suspect gave the teller a note; did not show a weapon, then fled on foot. Gloucester City PD and Brooklawn PD Plan... Read more →


Jersey Journal sues Bayonne for terms of police brutality settlement

The Jersey Journal has filed a civil complaint against the city of Bayonne, which is refusing to release the terms of a police brutality lawsuit settlement. The public has a right to know how its money is being spent and whether further information about police brutality in the city is included... Read more →


Travel News: Philly's Dining Scene Caters To Discerning (And Famished) Night Owls

Plenty Of Options For Late-Night Eats In Philly PHILADELPHIA, PA--As Philadelphia’s dining scene continues to grow, the city’s bistros, gastropubs, brasseries, eateries, diners and fast-food spots are growing by…hours. By law in Philly, last call at the bar happens at 2 a.m. Last call for food, however, is anywhere from 11... Read more →


KENNEDY SPONSORS AMERICAN RED CROSS FUNDRAISER

Kennedy Health was a sponsor of the American Red Cross’ “Power of the Purse” event held recently at The Merion in Cinnaminson, NJ. “Power of the Purse” was a unique “girls night out” event that featured food, friends, networking and shopping. It included a silent auction with more than 60 designer... Read more →


Dog Stolen Two Years Ago Found in NJ will be Reunited with Family

HOWELL -- A starving, bleeding dog found at a New Jersey truck stop will be reunited with her family two years after someone snatched her from her a Long Island home and may have used her to transport drugs. Brittney DiBartolo had finished putting food on the grill at her Mastic... Read more →


Meth Ring Broken Up In Pennsylvania; 10 Suspects Arrested

MIDDLEBURG, Pa (May 25, 2017) — Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Snyder County District Attorney Michael Piecuch today announced the arrests of 10 persons charged with manufacturing and selling methamphetamine as part of a major ring operating in Northumberland, Snyder and Union counties. A statewide investigating grand jury identified Charles “Chip”... Read more →


Prehistoric horseshoe crabs are back in New Jersey to spawn

Outdoors with Andre: BELMAR -- Hey, everybody, thanks again for checking out "Outdoors with Andre." I spent an evening recently with a group of a people tagging some living fossils and just wanted to share the experience. At the Shark River in Belmar, the American Littoral Society had the unusual task... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Trump budget plan praised for going 'right place'

(photo courtesy DonaldJTrump.com) President Trump's budget proposal for the coming fiscal year is coming under fierce criticism from Democrats and the media but a House Budget Committee member who spent 20 years as a college economics professor is impressed by Trump's goals while warning that the president will need to address... Read more →


Submit Your Cheers and Jeers for May

CNBNewsnet is preparing our May Cheer and Jeer column also known as The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. If you have anyone/anything that you feel deserves a Cheer or a Jeer for something done during the month of May now is the time to speak up. Send your remarks to... Read more →