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July 2017

In Memory of Caroline E. McCann

On July 20, 2017. Age 50. Of Barrington and formerly of Clementon and Laurel Springs. Beloved mother of Christopher R. Hunnewell, daughter of Joan E. Werner and Charles L. McCann, Sr., sister of Charles L. McCann, Jr. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Hunnewell in 2015 and her brother, Joseph McCann in 2007. Caroline had worked as a volunteer for the American Red Cross. She was very artistic and expressed her abilities thru floral design and cake decorating. Caroline was always interested in life sciences. She spent many summers as a certified life guard and later volunteered for the... Read more →


CNBNews TIPS AND SNIPPETS William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet FATAL POLICE SHOOTING LAWSUIT SETTLED-A lawsuit filed against the borough’s of Bellmawr and Brooklawn by the family of a man shot and killed on April 26, 2012, by Brooklawn Police Officer Charles Holland and Bellmawr Police Sergeant Jeffrey Vance was settled on June 9, 2017, for $275,000. The lawsuit was brought by Deborah Wilson on behalf of her brother Michael Wood’s estate, according to John Paff of NJ Civil Settlements. (Read here) The suit claimed that the deceased before he died called 911 on April 26, 2012, after having become... Read more →

Delaware River Port Authority and Port Authority Transit Corporation Board Meetings

J Operations & Maintenance and Labor Committees Scheduled to Meet on Tuesday, August 1 The following Committees of the Delaware River Port Authority and Port Authority Transit Corporation Boards of Commissioners will meet as follows on Tuesday, August 1, 2017: Operations & Maintenance Tues., 8/1 9:00 a.m. [Agenda] Labor Tues., 8/1 immediately thereafter [Agenda] The meeting(s) will convene in the 11th Floor Board Room, One Port Center, 2 Riverside Drive, Camden, N.J. Members of the public are welcome, but a portion of each meeting may be held in executive session, which is not open to public. Finance Committee Scheduled to... Read more →


New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took to the airwaves again during his monthly radio show on NJ 101.5 to defend President Trump's recent actions and discuss the impacts that recent Christie memes have had on his family. NJTV says the "Beachgate" memes have had a particularly negative impact on his children, but Christie's recent confrontation with a Chicago Cubs fan at baseball game suggests that the Christie meme mania may be far from over. FORECLOSURE CRISIS BUILDS IN EAST ORANGE AND NEWARK The business press often makes it sound as if the foreclosure crisis is all but over, but an... Read more →

Guest Opinion: Don't Drop Out of College or A Meaningful Training Program

Lawrence J. Danks Professor/Camden County College It is a continuing problem for many community colleges that students don't finish to get their Associate degrees and that graduation rates remain very low. Many colleges have retention programs to try to stem the tide. This naturally can contribute to problems in maintaining overall enrollments semester to semester. Just as in sales, it is always better to retain current customers than it is to continuously have to prospect for new ones. But what is a true problem for colleges can be a dramatic life changer for the students who leave. I write about... Read more →


Volkswagen Tiguan has arrived in Pennsylvania

J. Bertolet Volkswagen offers the all-new Tiguan, with its stylish design and high-level versatility ORWIGSBURG, Pa., July 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There's much to like about the redesigned 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan for Eastern Pennsylvania compact SUV shoppers, such as its sleek new look, comfortable interior, enhanced performance and many new advanced technologies. J. Bertolet Volkswagen, a… Read more →

ONLY IN NJ: Indicted Pastor Doesn't Have to Pay Property Tax

ALEXANDRIA TWP. - Neighbors of a church in the township are questioning its tax-exempt status after the pastor was indicted for theft and tax evasion in March in an unrelated case. The Latter House of Glory, at 455 Mechlin Corner Road, operates out of a house that is also the home of Catherine and Christopher Pennetta.… Read more →

WATCH VIDEO: NJ Agency That Combats Nursing Home Elder Abuse Seeks Volunteers

Training classes forming now Trenton,New Jersey (PR MediaRelease) July 24, 2017 The New Jersey Long Term Care Ombudsman (NJLTCO) has launched a summer recruitment campaign for volunteers willing to spend four hours a week advocating for elderly residents of nursing homes. “We currently have about 130 nursing homes in the state that don’t have a volunteer advocate assigned,” said James W. McCracken, the state’s Long Term Care Ombudsman since 2010. “If you are looking for a challenging volunteer opportunity that offers flexible hours, I can’t think of a more important way to contribute to your community.” The NJLTCO provides advocacy... Read more →

Coast Guard suspends search for swimmer off Point Pleasant Beach

PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard suspended its search for a swimmer off Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, Sunday. The Coast Guard began searching after Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders in Philadelphia were notified by the Point Pleasant Beach Police Department of a missing 24-year-old female swimmer. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Air Station Atlantic City, a 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch home ported in Cape May, New Jersey responded. “We extend our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones during this extremely difficult... Read more →

New Russia Story: It's The Democrats Who Have Been in Bed with Moscow not Republicans

Russian President Putin and former U.S. President Obama WASHINGTON – Something very odd but extremely significant just happened in American politics, in practically the blink of an eye. The establishment media have gone from virtual 24/7 coverage of the narrative that President Trump colluded with Russia to crickets, and they did it overnight. How far has… Read more →

How to find a lost phone

Step one: Stop panicking. All is not lost, even when your phone is. David Nield/Popular Science You reach for your phone—and realize it's not where you left it. With a sinking feeling, you pat your pockets, then tear your room apart. But the truth settles in: Your beloved device is gone, and you have no idea… Read more →

CNB 2008 November Archives: Parishioners Against Closing Churches in the Camden Diocese

published Saturday, November 22, 2008 St. Maurice in Brooklawn and St. Anne's in Westville are upon those to be closed by Paula Carlton/City News When God is the referee, each team had better play the game by the rules. So goes the clash between the Diocese of Camden and some of its parishioners over plans to reconfigure the Diocese by closing and merging parishes. It is not a conflict made easier by the fact that both teams believe that they have God on their side. Bishop of Camden Joseph Galante had announced his plan in April, outlining in a speech... Read more →

Guest Opinion: Can NJ Rescue Its Middle Class?

| Opinion By James McQueeny New Jersey's first settlers were Swedes who took root in the mid-1600s along the Hudson River up north and the Delaware River down south. Since then, the population of Sweden and New Jersey has grown to around 9 million. Today, each of their economies is similarly sized, around a half-trillion dollars. However, there… Read more →

Obituary: Walter Brouillette, age 90, of Andover and formerly of Hammonton

On July 25, 2017. Age 90. Of Andover and formerly of Hammonton. Walter was born in St. Albans, Vermont to the late Walter Brouillette, Sr. and Effie Mary Brouillette (nee Taplig). He is survived by no family. Walter was a laborer. Burial private in Laurel Lawn Cemetery, Bridgeton. Condolences and Memories may be shared atwww.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Walter Brouillette. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Gloucester City: Ph: 856-456-1142 via www.mccannhealey.com Read more →

OBITUARY: Nicklaus M. Criger age 22 of Pennsauken

On July 17, 2017. Age 22. Of Pennsauken. Survived by his parents, Matthew T. Criger (fiancée Rachel) and Kristi Adams; his grandparents, Catherine and John Criger and Kathleen and Gerald Adams. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Saturday morning, July 29, 2017 from 10 AM to 12 Noon at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Family and friends will share stories and remembrances starting at 12 Noon in the funeral home. Interment will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the... Read more →

OBITUARY: Caroline E. McCann Age 50 of Barrington

On July 20, 2017. Beloved mother of Christopher Hunnewell, daughter of Joan E. Werner and Charles L. McCann, Sr., sister of Charles L. McCann, Jr. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Hunnewell in 2015 and her brother, Joseph McCann in 2007. Caroline was interred on Friday, July 28th in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Berlin. Catholic Prayers were officiated at the grave. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

CNB 2008 November Archives:Rams Win Title

Rams Wins City Title Marking their eighth straight triumph during the 1955 grid season, the charges of Coach Jim Hopkins on Thanksgiving Day in beating Gloucester High school finished the season with one of the best records in the history of Gloucester Catholic High school. The Ramblers scored almost at will for the first three periods to win the annual city series by a 52-7 count before more than 3000 chilled fans. Meanwhile it ended a winless campaign for the Blue and Gold gridders, although they did manage to break their offensive famine of not having scored a point. Gene... Read more →

Eagles training camp: LIVE updates from Sunday's practice at Lincoln Financial Field

PHILADELPHIA -- Eagles training camp moves to Lincoln Financial Field Sunday morning for the first practice that is open to the general public, and second of this summer that will be in full pads. The public practice at Lincoln Financial Field was originally scheduled for Saturday morning, but was postponed for one day due to predicted… Read more →


“Remember me with smiles and laughter, for that is how I will remember you all. If you can only remember me with tears, then don't remember me at all.” ~Laura Ingalls Wilder William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Mrs. Denise Krueger (nee Sarlo) of Gloucester City, NJ passed away on Denise Sarlo Kruger (May 6,1953-July 25, 2017) Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at the Voorhees Hospice Care Center, Voorhees, NJ following a long illness. She died from complications of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and osteoporosis. She was 64 years old. 'Necy' attended Gloucester City High School. For a time she... Read more →

Pirrotta Park: The Town of Spicer Renames Downtown Park after Gloucester Catholic Alum

Ed Pirrotta image courtesy of the West Central Tribune (CNBNewsnet)SPICER Minnesota(July 30, 2017,—The community of Spicer, Minnesota has renamed a public park after resident Edward Pirrotta who led a group of volunteers from that community to reconstruct the facility. Pirrotta was raised in Camden City and Gloucester City. He graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School, class of 1963. Ed passed away in 2013 at the age of 69 from cancer. The West Central Tribune said Pirrotta was the kind of man who could see the skills and good intentions in a person and help coax those gifts out in ways... Read more →

Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: July 17-23

Reminder for the week: After-hours entry to wildlife areas is unlawful DOVER (July 28, 2017) – To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between July 17-23 made 2,123 contacts with anglers, boaters and the general public, including 269 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks, issuing 75 citations. Officers responded to 85 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public. An increased Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources... Read more →

New Jersey 2nd District News

Congressman Frank LoBiondo, Representing NJ's 2nd District First responders are critical in ensuring our communities are safe. This week nearly a half-million in federal dollars was awarded to Wildwood for the recruitment and training of new firefighters. An additional $28,000 was awarded to theAbsecon Fire Company for safety equipment. These grants are vital in providing for firefighters across South Jersey. Since the program began in 2001, the 2ndCongressional district’s emergency response organizations have received more than $70 million. I continue to strongly support the men and women who protect our lives and property, while advocating for more resources to help... Read more →

The Gloucester City Police Department Will Partake In Annual National Night Out This Tuesday

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (JULY 28, 2017)--Tuesday, August 1, 2017 from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm the Gloucester City Police Department in conjunction with P.B.A. Local #40 and the Gloucester City Police Athletic League will be hosting National Night Out. The event will take place on Johnson Blvd. and Nicholson Road at the basketball courts. All are invited to attend. Water ice and hot dogs will be provided. The Police Athletic League will also be running a basketball tournament during the event. Registration forms may be printed from the department Facebook page. Representatives from the Gloucester Mustangs Youth Football Organization and... Read more →

Mapping New Jersey’s Shrinking School Districts | Route 40

The declining school populations in part reflect a wider trend of depopulation of the outer-ring suburbs that is playing out across New Jersey and the Northeastern United States, according to Professor James Hughes, a senior faculty fellow at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers. The suburbs, where millennials were born and grew up, provided economic opportunities for their parents but have little to offer today’s 20- and 30-year olds. There are fewer children today than six years ago in almost all of the districts in Hunterdon, Sussex and Warren counties, and those that grow... Read more →

Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police rescue woman thrown overboard from her own boat into Rehoboth Bay

MILLSBORO (July 28, 2017) – DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers rescued a 65-year-old Lewes woman from Rehoboth Bay Thursday after she was ejected from her fishing skiff and it continued to spin out of control toward where she had been thrown into the water. F&W NRP officers were on patrol near Massey’s Landing when they spotted the unoccupied vessel traveling in circles. Officers then saw the victim in the water, and maneuvered their patrol boat to shield her as her unmanned boat drew closer. The unnamed victim was pulled from the water by F&W Natural Resources Police,... Read more →