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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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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 was injured. 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 nearly two-week trial, pleaded guilty… 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 than 250 recruits will march in the parade and strike the National Ensign from the Parade Field at sunset. The gates of Training Center Cape May will open at 6:45... 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 before U.S. District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo to Count 1 and Count 18 of a sixth superseding indictment charging him with racketeering conspiracy and conspiracy to distribute crack-cocaine. Judge Arleo... Read more →


UPDATE:WILLIAMS PLEADS GUILTY!!!

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 began his term January 4, 2010.[1] He formerly served as an Assistant District Attorney (ADA).[2] Williams was the first African-American District Attorney in Philadelphia and in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.[1]... 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, 2017 – Among African Americans, small health improvements were associated with lower risk of developing high blood pressure, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension. African... 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 anniversary, has educated more than 7,200 health care professionals since its 1977 beginning. MGH Institute of Health Professions is an innovative and interprofessional graduate school with post-baccalaureate, direct entry-level master’s... 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 same period in 2016. Between Jan. 22 and April 29, 2017, ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) deportation officers administratively arrested 41,318 individuals on civil immigration charges. Between Jan. 24... 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 skill competition in the world and covers 1.4 million square feet, equivalent to 20 football fields or 25 acres. Students were invited to the event to demonstrate their technical skills,... 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 counts of felony theft under $1,500 against a victim 62 years of age or older, three counts of theft under $1,500, five counts of criminal mischief under $1,000, one count... Read more →