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May 2017


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... 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... 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,... 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... 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 --... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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.... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more →