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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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more →


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


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... 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... Read more →


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... Read more →

Regarding Shooting at the Haque's Indoor Shooting Range in West Deptford

press release WEST DEPTFORD, NJ (June 29, 2017)--The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office assisted the West Deptford Police Department yesterday in a death investigation at the Hague’s Indoor Shooting Range in West Deptford Township, NJ. The investigation reveals the subject took his own life by gunshot. This incident occurred at approximately 2:30 pm. No one else... Read more →

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams Pleads Guilty to Federal Bribery Charge

Related: UPDATE:WILLIAMS PLEADS GUILTY!!! PHILADELPHIA — Seth Williams resigned as Philadelphia's district attorney and was led out of court in handcuffs Thursday after abruptly ending his trial on federal bribery charges with a guilty plea. Williams, who saw embarrassing details about his messy personal life and financial struggles dragged out into open court during the... Read more →

Cape May Coast Guard Training Center to Hold Sunset Parade Sunday

CAPE MAY - Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host its second Sunset Parade of 2017 in honor of the Coast Guard Family Assistance Fund at the Training Center Sunday, July 2 at 7:59 p.m. Sunset Parades are military displays of marching troops and the Coast Guard Recruit Precision Drill Team. More... Read more →

NJ Grape Street Crips Crack-Cocaine Wholesaler Sentenced To 11 Years In Prison

NEWARK, N.J. – A crack-cocaine wholesaler for the New Jersey set of the Grape Street Crips was sentenced today to 132 months in prison for his involvement in racketeering and drug trafficking conspiracies operating in Newark, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced. James S. Gutierrez, a/k/a “Bad News,” 26, of Newark, previously pleaded guilty... Read more →


Feds File Additional Fraud Charges Against Philadelphia DA Rufus Seth Williams

Williams Pleads Guilty, RESIGNS... (June 29, 2017)--Seth Williams pleaded guilty to one count of accepting a bribe at 10:55 a.m. Thursday in exchange for 28 other counts being dismissed. He was immediately handcuffed and escorted to jail where he will remain until sentencing in October. He faces a sentence of five years in prison. He... Read more →

African Americans with healthier lifestyles had lower risk of high blood pressure

press release Study Highlights For every additional healthy behavior African Americans followed, there was a reduced risk for high blood pressure. African Americans who followed 6 of the Life’s Simple 7 modifiable healthy behaviors had a 90 percent lower risk for high blood pressure than those who followed 0-1 of these behaviors. DALLAS, June 27,... Read more →

Gloucester City Resident Patricia Bowe Graduates from MGH Institute of Health Professions

BOSTON, MA (Grassroots Newswire) June 26, 2017– Patricia Bowe of Gloucester City (08030) received a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from MGH Institute of Health Professions. Bowe was among the 557 students in the Class of 2017 who graduated from the Boston graduate school on May 6. The MGH Institute, which is celebrating its 40th... Read more →

ICE ERO immigration arrests climb nearly 40%

press release WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the 100 days since President Donald J. Trump signed Executive Orders (EOs) regarding immigration enforcement priorities, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has arrested more than 41,000 individuals who are either known or suspected of being in the country illegally. This reflects an increase of 37.6 percent over the... Read more →

Local Students Honored at Annual SkillsUSA Workforce Development Event

Louisville, Ky. (Grassroots Newswire) June 27, 2017 — Career and technical students in New Jersey won some of the nation’s highest awards at the 2017 SkillsUSA Championships, held in Louisville, Ky., on June 21-22, 2017. More than 6,000 students competed at the national showcase of career and technical education. The SkillsUSA Championships is the largest... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Suspects Arrested for Crabbing Violations/Crab Pot Thefts

DOVER (June 27, 2017) – DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested two New Castle County men June 24, following an investigation into multiple crabbing and crab pot theft violations that occurred on Herring Creek in Sussex County. Michael T. Schenck, 29, and Leon Gardner, 20, both of Wilmington, were each charged with two... Read more →

REPORT: New Jersey’s Prosperity Depends on Immediate Fiscal Reforms

CNBNEWS GRAPHIC New Jersey Can End Pension Crisis, Invest in Economic Growth TRENTON (June 28, 2017) — New Jersey’s next governor and Legislature must take strong, deliberate action, including spending reductions and revenue increases, to solve the state’s retiree benefits funding crisis and get the state back in shape to make investments in schools, transportation,... Read more →

CNB September 2008 Archives: CNB Point of View-Not just a local problem but a national one

published Saturday, September 20, 2008 BY William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet At least once a week I receive a Tip or comment about the homeless people sleeping on the porch in broad daylight at a property on North Broadway in Gloucester City. The house is empty and is up for Sheriff Sale. Posted on... Read more →

The Township of Maple Shade 4th of July Parade and Fireworks Will Be Held on Saturday

Watch for and obey posted NO PARKING and road DETOURS 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... Read more →

Wildwood Will Soon Allow Parking on Beach

WILDWOOD -- Wildwood officials recently approved an ordinance to allow those with four-wheel-drive vehicles to park right on the sand in a new designated beach parking lot, according to a statement from the city. The parking lot will be located at the E. Baker Avenue beach between the Wildwoods Convention Center and Morey's Adventure Pier.... Read more →

Man Pleads Guilty to Murder in 2016 Burlington City Shooting

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Burlington City man pled guilty to murder today for fatally shooting a 24-year-old man last year on a crowded city street. Under terms of the agreement, Samuel James, 27, of the 100 block of Barclay Street, must serve 30 years in prison without... Read more →

New Restaurant Coming; Update on Power Plant Demolition; Six Camden City Parishes Merging

Also Car Fire in Brooklawn and Update on Gloucester City 4th of July...see update below CNBNews Tips and Snippets CNB Point of View William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet MEXICAN RESTAURANT COMING TO GLOUCESTER CITY!—There have been several messages on Facebook about Jalapenos, a Mexican restaurant opening a second location in Gloucester City to be... Read more →

Bellevue State Park to celebrate its 40th anniversary

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE (June 27, 2017) – Bellevue State Park is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and the staff and the Friends of Bellevue State Park invite the public to join the celebration with all kinds of family-friendly activities and fun for all ages 11 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Sunday, July 2. The park will... Read more →

New Route 7/Wittpenn Bridge deck being transported to New Jersey through Panama Canal

Follow the progress of the ship online as it makes its way to Kearny/Jersey City (Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced the launch of a new web page to track the shipping progress of the new bridge deck for the Wittpenn Bridge as it makes its way from the West... Read more →

Department of Health Encourages HIV Testing as part of National HIV Testing Day Observance

Test Your Way. Do It Today. ‘Test Your Way. Do It Today” is the theme of National HIV Testing Day on June 27, and organizations around the state will be holding more than 20 community events featuring free HIV Testing. "Early detection is key to managing HIV,” New Jersey Health Commissioner Bennett said. “When you... Read more →


There are only three days left before New Jersey's state budget deadline, and the budget is still tied up in negotiations. NJTV says there are four bills or issues that are being used as leverage by the key players as they attempt to get their way: the budget bill itself, the school funding formula, the... Read more →

Maryland Man Steals Works Of Art And Sells Them In Southern New Jersey

CAMDEN, N.J. – A Rock Hall, Maryland, man was sentenced today to 12 months in prison for stealing at least 40 pieces of art and bringing them to New Jersey to sell them, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced. William C. Reed III, 42, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Robert B. Kugler... Read more →

Jeanne P. Matey (nee Pellegrino) age 84 of Gloucester City; GHS Alumnus Class of '50

Jeanne P. Matey (nee Pellegrino) Surrounded by her loving family, on June 26, 2017, at the age of 84. (nee Pellegrino). Of Gloucester City and formerly of Haddon Heights. Beloved daughter of the late Peter and Alice Pellegrino. Loving mother of William D. Matey Jr. (Kathy), Michele McEvoy (Tom) and Melanie McDonald (Bill). Cherished grandmother... Read more →

ICE Newark arrests 2 aliens after New Jersey county declines detainers

NEWARK – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers separately arrested two aliens after they were released from the custody of Middlesex County. ICE previously lodged detainers on the two individuals while they were in the county’s custody, but the county failed to honor the requests. On May 18, ICE... Read more →

Pris-Zippity Distributes Custom Sweatshirts to Kennedy Dialysis Patients

Voorhees, NJ – The South Jersey-based Pris-Zippity Fund, managed through the Kennedy Health Care Foundation, recently presented 100 custom-made sweatshirts to patients of the Kennedy Dialysis Center in Voorhees. Founded in 2015 by Washington Township, NJ, resident Phyllis White – who witnessed how the cold had impacted her late sister, Priscilla McClure, during her dialysis... Read more →