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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 eight strikeouts and Adam Bonomo added two hits with a double and three RBI to lead top-seeded Gloucester Catholic, No. 6 in the NJ.com Top 20, to a 6-1 victory over ninth-seeded Immaculata in the quarterfinals of the South Jersey, Non-Public B tournament… Read more →


"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 country will participate in the Wear Orange campaign. Wear Orange campaign elements in New Jersey noted below. ● Skylines and key buildings nationwide will begin turning orange on June 1 - the start of Gun Violence Awareness Month - including the Empire State Building. Key landmarks in New Jersey... 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 protecting us," said Congressman Donald Norcross, "We must do all we can to ensure our firefighters are as safe as possible when they are battling fires and saving lives. This funding provides our first responders with the equipment they need to best serve our communities day in and day... 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 worked over 20 years at Cadbury in Cherry Hill. A memorial for Eddie will be held at a later date. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Eddie Willis Corbett. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City Ph: 856-456-1142 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 fishing after stocking ends, and the continuing cool and damp weather we've been having is keeping stream and lake temperatures favorable for trout. Many trout waters actually have more fish in them now than when the season started: Every week more trout have been added to stocked waters but... 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 400 block of North Coles Avenue in Maple Shade, was charged with Theft by Deception (Second Degree) and Misapplication of Entrusted Property (Second Degree). In total, he is accused of stealing $118,345.50. The thefts for which Freed is charged occurred between January 4, 2011 and February 28, 2017. 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 and runs until June 24th, offers the winner and their family a beachfront home from July 8th to July 15th 2017. The grand prize is valued at over $8,000 and offers incredible views in the heart of Sea Isle City. Ken Wisnefski, the Owner of Sea Isle News, explained... 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 first block of Dogwood Court in Maple Shade, was charged with two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Second Degree), one count of Official Misconduct (Second Degree) and four counts of Invasion of Privacy (Third Degree). The investigation revealed that Howell concealed a camera in a coconut... 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. The first question is whether… 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 the third consecutive year, signaling… Related articles Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul questionable vs. Saints | Injury Report Progressive Commentary Hour - 05.16.17 - Progressive Radio Network UPDATED: Exelon Threatens to Close Three Mile Island | RTO Insider Rutgers' Chris Laviano's 1st TD was missed assignment, and Andre Patton says that's... 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 gallbladder. Over the past few years, Dr. Sandau has been part of several da Vinci™ robotic surgery milestones at Kennedy Health, including performing New Jersey’s first EndoWrist Stapler technology on the da Vinci™ system in January 2014, and South Jersey’s first robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Single Incision (SILS) colon surgery in... 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 Days ( June 3-11). This… Related articles Oncologist at The Children's Hospital Appointed by President to National Cancer Advisory Board Bayonne pair holds fundraiser for children's cancer research Vineland mayor fails to collect enough petitions to run for re-election N.J. family breaks world record for largest cup of lemonade,... Read more →


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 MOSQUE LAWSUIT? A $3.25 million settlement agreement announced this week ends two federal lawsuits related to the denial of a mosque to be built in Bernards Township. NJ.com reports the settlement lays out a timeline for revised plans to be considered by the township, as well as details about... 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 days on Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4. On these two days, anyone, out-of-staters included, may fish the state’s waters without a fishing license. Anglers are reminded that even though they don’t need a license to fish on June 3 or 4, they are still required to obtain... 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 cull cows, he looked at his companions questioningly, and they nodded and rose en masse and walked out into the yard. Dud was there, and Doc and Herb, and their dogs, of course. But it was Steve who called the hunker. He looked around for just the right kind... Read more →


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 each of us to reconnect with the great outdoors that makes our state so fortunate," Commissioner Martin said. "New Jersey has more than miles 1,500 miles of official trails for all to enjoy and experience. I wish the best for all who mark this Saturday as National Trails Day... 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 graduate of Lenape High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in psychology and Spanish. Adam Filbert of Sicklerville (08081), a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in digital communications. Victoria Cecchi of Berlin (08009), a graduate of West Deptford High School, received... 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 Airport (ACY) including the rehabilitation of 1,900 feet of the airport's existing access road to preserve and enhance access to the airport, the reconstruction of 950 feet of perimeter fencing for security purposes, and an environmental assessment to evaluate any potential environmental impact related to the removal of obstructions... 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 cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in actuarial mathematics, mathematics and quantitative economics. Walter Fox, of Moorestown, N.J., graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in physics. Fox also made Dean's List for the spring of 2017. Joseph Pawlowski, of Shamong, N.J., graduated with a Bachelor of... Read more →


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 Sunday, June 4. The annual event scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days showcases New Jersey's natural resources as well as where trout are raised for stocking throughout the state. The event typically is held the weekend prior to the opening of trout season, but was rescheduled... 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, they located the decedent in her residence. While processing the scene, two Law Enforcement Officers, a Detective with the Cherry Hill Police department as well as a Detective with the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office, were exposed to an unknown substance. Both Detectives were treated at the scene and then... 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' hunger for news was such… Read more →


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 population. They should reflect and regulate normal circumstances. Good law is not based on exceptions – and especially not exceptions wrapped in emotion. The law should embody sound reasoning rooted in a desire for justice, not warm feelings. The trouble comes when a good principle meets complicated reality. It... 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 to retire and kept the business in the family. Thanks to Senator Steve Sweeney’s leadership, we’re confident that our company here in Elmer – and family-owned businesses throughout South Jersey, will continue to thrive. No one has been a more dedicated friend to small businesses and seniors than Steve.... 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, and economy of communities. Camden received grants for three different sites: 7th Street and Kaighn Avenue Site, Harrison Avenue Landfill Site Lots 13-17, and Knox Meadows II Site. “We’re happy to see the EPA granting this important funding to help Camden redevelop their brownfields. The plans include removing contamination... Read more →