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June 2017

Maple Shade Independence Day Parade and Fireworks Celebration Saturday, July 1

REMINDER - DO NOT PARK IN POSTED NO PARKING AREAS The Township of Maple Shade Civic Activities Committee will host the 4th of July Parade and Fireworks on Saturday July 1, 2017. Main Street , AKA County Route 537, will be closed for the parade from approx. 1100 AM to 300 PM. Front Street is the detour route. South Clinton Avenue between South Coles Avenue and Frederick Avenue and Martin Avenue between West Center Avenue and South Coles Avenue will be closed from approx. 600 PM to 11PM. All neighborhoods surrounding the Maple Shade High School and Babe Ruth Ball... Read more →


Kennedy Health Alliance Marlton "Grand Reopening"

Marlton, NJ (June 27, 2017) – A grand reopening for the expanded and renovated Kennedy Health Alliance (KHA) medical practice at 73 N. Maple Avenue was held Tuesday, June 27. Nine providers – seven primary care and two specialists (in gastroenterology and neurology) – are based at the KHA Marlton practice. Here, several of KHA Marlton-based physicians help cut the ribbon at the office reopening, while Kennedy leaders, Evesham Township officials, KHA office staff and supporters look on. For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit www.kennedyhealthalliance.org Read more →


Gloucester City Police Save Four People Who Overdosed; Also Vandals Set Freedom Pier on Fire

RELATED: Blue Line Related: CNB Crime Image courtesy of vice.com GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 30, 2017)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester City Police saved four people this past week who had overdosed and were not breathing by treating them with Naxolone according to the department's weekly crime report. One 40-year-old male, who lives on Burlington Street was administered three doses of Naloxone before he responded. The incidents are marked with an asterisk*. Related: Gloucester City Police Save Three People from Dying WHAT IS NALOXONE? Naloxone, also known as Narcan blocks or reverses the effects of opioid medication, including extreme drowsiness, slowed breathing, or loss of... Read more →


NJ students named to Clemson University Dean's List

CLEMSON, SC (06/29/2017)-- Local students have been name to the Dean's List at Clemson University for the spring 2017 semester. They are: Jami N. Hafner of Egg Harbor Township, whose major is Architecture Gregory John Szrom of Egg Harbor Township, whose major is Computer Engineering Madison R. Vicente of Glendora, whose major is Biochemistry Erin Marie Costello of Haddon Township, whose major is Pre-Business Olivia Rose Siciliano of Haddonfield, whose major is Psychology Paul Michael Dobbs Jr. of Moorestown, whose major is Financial Management Skylar R. Bobadilla of Moorestown, whose major is Mechanical Engineering Thomas W. Schneider of Moorestown, whose... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Police Officer Miguel Moreno, San Antonio Police Department, Texas

RELATED: Blue Line Related: CNB Crime San Antonio, TX (June 30, 2017)---Police Officer Miguel Moreno was shot and killed as he and his partner attempted to contact two subjects near the intersection of Evergreen Street and Howard Street at approximately 3:00 pm. The officers observed the men near a car that appeared to have been broken into. As they stopped to speak to the subjects one of the men immediately opened fire, striking Officer Moreno in the head and his partner in the torso. Despite his wounds, Officer Moreno's partner was able to pull him out of the line of... Read more →


Camden County Fireworks Listed

(Lindenwold, NJ) June 30, 2017– The Camden County Department of Public Safety reminds all Camden County residents that the 911 system is for emergency calls only. The county’s dispatchers are not able to inform residents of the locations and times of fireworks displays in their area. The Freedom Festival concert and fireworks on the Camden Waterfront are on July 4. Celebrate America at the Camden waterfront with a free concert followed by area’s largest fireworks spectacular. The Camden County Freedom Concert will begin at 5 p.m. followed by a spectacular fireworks display over the Delaware River at 9:30 p.m. at... Read more →


Older Americans Don’t Get – or Seek – Enough Help From Doctors & Pharmacists on Drug Costs

Results from the new National Poll on Healthy Aging reveals opportunities for patients to speak up, professionals to aid more Overview of the first results from the National Poll on Healthy Aging, looking at prescription drug costs Newswise — ANN ARBOR, MI – The majority of Americans over age 50 take two or more prescription medicines to prevent or treat health problems, and many of them say the cost weighs on their budget, a new poll finds. But many older adults aren’t getting – or asking for – as much help as they could from their doctors and pharmacists to... Read more →


Coast Guard, NJSP team up for Operation Dry Water 2017

PHILADELPHIA -- The Coast Guard and New Jersey State Police are increasing their presence on the water to deter boating under the influence (BUI) prior to and during the Fourth of July weekend. Operation Dry Water (ODW) is a year-round awareness and enforcement campaign focused on reducing the number of alcohol- and drug-related accidents and fatalities. Over the next few days, Coast Guard boarding teams and NJSP law enforcement officers will focus on detecting impaired boaters and educating the public about the dangers of boating under the influence. Alcohol use continues to be a leading contributing factor in recreational boating-related... Read more →


NJ News Commons: 6 MORE LAKEWOOD RESIDENTS ARRESTED IN $673K WELFARE FRAUD

Two days after eight Lakewood residents were arrested for alleged abused of the state's welfare system, the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office announced the arrest of six more individuals on similar charges. Daniel Nee of Brick Shorebeat says all six were arrested in raids just after midnight on Wednesday. BARAKA AND BROTHER NAMED IN FEDERAL LAWSUIT FILED BY FORMER CITY ATTORNEY A former city attorney for Newark has filed a federal complaint against the City of Newark over alleged retaliation he faced related to the negotiation of a multimillion-dollar development deal. Mark Bonamo of TAP into Newark says William Parker named... Read more →


CHUCKLES: Mother, Are You Nuts?

Yesterday my daughter e-mailed me again, asking why I didn't do something useful with my time. "Like, me sitting around the pool and drinking wine is not a good thing?" I asked. My "doing-something-useful" seems to be her favorite topic of conversation. She was "only thinking of me", she said and suggested that I go down to the Senior Center and join something. I did this and when I got home last night, I decided to play a prank on her. I e-mailed her and told her that I had joined a Parachute Club. She replied, "Mother, are you nuts?... Read more →


ANOTHER VIEW: More Justice Needed in Philly

Bill Donohue | The Catholic League Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams: On June 29, Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams, on trial for 29 counts of bribery, extortion and fraud, abruptly pleaded guilty to bribery. He was immediately remanded to jail by a judge who pronounced himself "appalled" by the evidence he had heard in this trial. Yet Williams' conduct in this sordid tale of corruption is only a part of his long record of abusing his office. His targeting of Catholic clergy—particularly Msgr. William Lynn—stands out as among the most egregious of the... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing PA: Hunters Play it Safe

Pennsylvania hunters had one of their safest years on record in 2016. The number of hunting-related shooting incidents statewide was the second-lowest ever, and for only the second time on record, a year passed without a single fatality related to gun handling while hunting or trapping in Pennsylvania, according to a newly released report from the Pennsylvania Game Commission. There were 25 hunting-related shooting incidents statewide during 2016. Only 2015 had a lower number of incidents with 23. And the only other year without a hunting-related fatality in Pennsylvania was 2012. The trend of increasingly safer hunting is something of... Read more →


CNB September 2008 Archives: Gloucester City/WHAT THIS FIELD HAS HEARD

published Sunday, September 21, 2008 By CNB Sports I am feeling my age, I have brown spots all over me but I still remember Coaches Billy Flynn, George Thorpe, Bob Mc Quillen, Carlos Paisley, Steve Shimkus and now Leon Harris. I have seen and heard many things from parents and the players who have crossed the fields of Gloucester City. But, I have remained silent through the years and it is the time that parents start to listen. Everyone has heard about being a fly on the wall. Oh, what you would have heard. If only these walls could talk?... Read more →


NJ Residents Attending University of Rhode Island Named to Dean's List

KINGSTON, RI (06/27/2017)-- The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce that more than 5,290 undergraduates have qualified for the Spring 2017 Dean's List. The students represent nearly all of Rhode Island's cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, many other states and countries. The following students from your area were named to the Dean's List: Georgia Nick Carros of Wall Township, NJ Calan Joseph Dwyer of Belmar, NJ Brian Martin Tobin of Wall Township, NJ Joshua Dera of Cherry Hill, NJ Verity C Cheslo of Burlington, NJ Samuel Dean Howarth of Gibbsboro,... Read more →


7,000 rounds of ammunition seized, 1 arrested as federal agents thwart smuggling attempt

FBI press release TUCSON, Ariz. – A Mexican national was arrested Monday for allegedly attempting to smuggle more than 7,000 rounds of ammunition into Mexico following a probe by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) with assistance provided by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF). Eduvier Navidad-Vizcarra, 22, was booked into the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service based on charges detailed in a federal criminal complaint which accuses him of attempting to illegally export goods from the United States. The investigation leading to Navidad’s arrest began Saturday after HSI special agents received... Read more →


FBI Agents Descent on Solar Company Headquarters in Cherry Hill Township

CHERRY HILL TWP. -- A solar company based in the township was visited by agents from the Federal Bureau of Inspections last week. The bureau's Philadelphia Division confirmed that FBI personnel were "conducting court-authorized law enforcement activity" at Code Green Solar headquarters at 523 Hollywood Ave. Wednesday. Carrie Adamowski, a spokeswoman for the Philadelphia FBI office,… Read more →


High-Tech Theft: Gang Stole Jeeps to Sell Across the Border

Nine members of a Tijuana-based motorcycle gang are facing criminal charges for their roles in a brazen high-tech scheme to steal more than 150 Jeep Wranglers and motorcycles in the San Diego, California area to sell across the border in Mexico. According to the charges announced on May 30, members of the Hooligans motorcycle gang canvassed San Diego County looking for specific Jeeps based on the model type and accessories. The gang—a transnational criminal organization with members in the U.S. and Tijuana—was responsible for about $4.5 million in vehicle thefts dating back to 2014. “The joy ride is over for... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing NJ: The Striped Bass Bonus Program

The 2017 Striped Bass Bonus Program (SBBP) is currently closed and will reopen September 1, 2017. Permits issued for 2016 are not valid in 2017. Applications for the 2017 SBBP are now available. 2017 SBBP permits are not valid until September 1, 2017. All 2016 permit holders must reapply to receive a 2017 permit. The number of permits issued will be limited at the Division's discretion based on harvest reports and other factors to ensure the 2017 quota is not exceeded. The deadline for submitting all applications is October 31, 2017 and applications postmarked after the deadline will not be... Read more →


More Whales Coming to NJ Shores

Talk about making a splash. One group of New Jersey boaters got up close and personal with a whale on Thursday near Perth Amboy, when a humpback breached within arms-reach of their 18-foot boat. The video of the incident has since been widely shared on social media. It's a sight that may soon become commonplace. After… Read more →


Congratulations to the Spring 2017 Graduate of Lehigh University

BETHLEHEM, PA (06/28/2017)-- During Commencement ceremonies on May 22, 2017, Lehigh University conferred 1,071 Bachelor's degrees, 360 Master's degrees and 49 Doctoral degrees. Of the nearly 1,500 graduates, degree recipients came from 41 states and 38 countries, majoring in 94 different disciplines. Congratulations, graduates! Alexis Green of Camden (08104) with a Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics degree with a major in Management Alexander Kaplitz of Glassboro (08028) with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Chem degree Brett Irwin of Mount Laurel (08054) with a Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics degree with a major in Finance and... Read more →


YOUR HELP IS NEEDED! A Resident of Gloucester City Has Been Missing Since June 19

Jane Carter age 23 (Photo provided) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 29, 2017)--The Gloucester City Police Department is requesting assistance from the public in locating a woman who was reported missing on June 19, 2017. Jane Carter (23), a resident of Ridgeway Street in Gloucester City, was last seen on June 17th. on Broadway at Chestnut Street in Camden City. She was wearing a blue shirt, black pants, and flip-flops. Jane is 5’3” tall, weighs approximately 140 lbs. and has green eyes and brown hair. If anyone knows where Jane may be staying or has any information at all concerning her... Read more →


Voorhees Police Arrest Suspect for Burglary

VOORHEES TWP. NJ (June 26, 2017)--The Voorhees Police Department announces the arrest of Sean Gallagher (22) from the 200 block of Homer Avenue, Voorhees NJ. The Voorhees Criminal Investigations Bureau conducted follow-up investigations after Patrol Officers were dispatched to residential burglaries on the 300 block of Preston Avenue, 100 block of Acorn Lane, 200 block of Homer Avenue and unit block of Prospect Avenue. Gallagher was charged with (4) counts of Burglary, (2) counts of criminal mischief and (2) counts of theft. This matter is pending in Superior Court, Camden, New Jersey. Residents are reminded to be vigilant and report... Read more →


NJ News Commons: ANNUAL COUNT SAYS HOMELESSNESS DROPS IN NJ

BUT MORE KIDS ON THEIR OWN Overall homelessness in New Jersey is down nearly 5 percent since last year, but that drop comes with a troubling asterisk. Newsworks says despite the reduction, the report by Monarch Housing found that chronic homelessness and the number of unaccompanied children living on the street has actually increased. WHY PRIETO WILL LIKELY BE THE BIG LOSER IN CHRISTIE'S LAST BUDGET BATTLE As the countdown to a state government shutdown winds down, the cards seem to be stacked against New Jersey Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto. NJ.com says several lawmakers are considering side-stepping Prieto's plan to... Read more →


Obituary: Louise M. Coppola, age 79, of Bellmawr

Surrounded by her loving family, on June 28, 2017, at the age of 79. (nee Santarsiero). Of Bellmawr. Born in Brooklyn, NY on April 2, 1938 to the late Vito and Carmella Santarsiero. Loving wife of 34 years to the late Orlando Coppola. Loving mother of William Anzalone (Anna), Steven Coppola (Jennifer), Felice Coppola, Antoinette Freeman and Orlando Coppola, Jr. (Jean). Cherished grandmother of Josh, Brandon, Denise, Felicia and Christina and great-grandmother of Adriana. Dear sister of Leonard Santarsiero, Marie Gama, Catherine Millstein, Theresa LaVista and the late Margaret Caruso. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Monday... Read more →


DRBC PUBLISHES 2016 ANNUAL REPORT

WEST TRENTON, N.J. (June 28) – The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) today released its 2016 annual report highlighting ongoing efforts to manage the water resources of the 13,539-square-mile Delaware River Basin that provides drinking water for an estimated 15 million people. This year’s report focuses on “Clean Water by the Numbers” emphasizing the efforts and results of the commission and its staff of engineers, aquatic biologists, geologists, modelers, planners, and others to provide clean and sustainable water resources throughout the Delaware River Basin. “Measuring changes to water quality can be complex,” said DRBC Executive Director Steve Tambini. “In 2016,... Read more →