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

LoBiondo Applauds Decision on Summer Flounder

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After months of fighting against proposed reductions on summer flounder harvest limits for New Jersey commercial and recreational fishermen, U.S. Representative Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) today applauded U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’ decision late last night to accept New Jersey’s management plan. “Commerce Secretary Ross’ decision to adopt... Read more →

CNB November 2008 Archives: 1963 Gloucester Catholic High School Alumni

Friday, November 21, 2008 HOME TO SAY HELLO-Lou and Ed Pirrotta was in the area recently for a visit. The former graduates of Gloucester Catholic High School sat down with their friends for breakfast to reminisce about growing up in Gloucester City in the 60's. (click photo to enlarge). Oh, those... Read more →

Celebrate National "Check your CHIP Day" with the Camden County Animal Alliance

Members of the Camden County Animal Alliance will be celebrating National "Check your CHIP Day" on August 14th and 15th. Did you know 15% of owners lose their pets even after 5 years, and sadly some of them are never found. During these days, the animal shelters will be offering up... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Neurological Impairment (cnbnewsnet)

Pet Tip of the Week Neurological Impairment Dawn Watson (cnbnewsnet) Some dogs have unexplained behavioral problems for which no amount of professional training succeeds. These dogs may have neurological impairments. Neurology is defined by Healthline.com as illnesses, disorders, and injuries that involve the nervous system. This includes the brain and spinal... Read more →

ICE removes MS-13 gang member wanted for attempted murder in El Salvador

MIAMI – A Salvadoran MS-13 gang member, illegally present in the United States, who is wanted in his native country for attempted aggravated homicide was removed Friday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). German Reyes-Benitez, 22, is wanted for attempted aggravated homicide, in... Read more →

New historic preservation certification program launched at Rutgers–Camden

For Immediate Release CAMDEN – An innovative new program at Rutgers University–Camden will offer participants a unique opportunity to learn the processes and techniques of historic preservation in the living classroom of Camden and nearby Philadelphia and southern New Jersey. History enthusiasts and scholars, practitioners, and other interested members of the... Read more →


WINSLOW TOWNSHIP NJ--In the early morning hours of July 27th, a Search Warrant was executed by the Winslow Township Narcotics Unit with the assistance of the Camden County SERT at 113 Lampart Ave. in the Sicklerville section of Winslow Twp. The Search Warrant was secured after a month long investigation by... Read more →

Rider's Joe Simone Named the PGCBL

Lawrenceville, NJ July 24, 2017– Rider University rising sophomore outfielder Joe Simone (Wayne, NJ/Wayne Hills) was named the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League (PGCBL) by league office on Monday afternoon. Simone pieced together a strong week at the plate for the Trail Blazers, putting up .522/.538/.957 numbers over six games. His... Read more →

Ithaca College Students from NJ Named to Spring Semester Dean's List

ITHACA, NY (07/27/2017)-- Ithaca College congratulates students named to Dean's List for the spring 2017 semester. Jamie Albrecht of Haddonfield, NJ Kristine Christiansen of Vineland, NJ Edward Goff of Medford, NJ Claire Cahoon of Monroeville, NJ Keanna Morales of Haddon Heights, NJ Rebecca Mehorter of Columbus, NJ Kevin DeLisa of Delran,... Read more →

Harmony Foundation Issued Permit to Grow Medicinal Marijuana

Sixth Alternative Treatment Center Permitted to Grow in NJ The New Jersey Department of Health today issued a permit to Harmony Foundation in Secaucus, Hudson County to begin growing medicinal marijuana. The permit was issued after a comprehensive review including several site inspections, background checks of its corporate officers and a... Read more →

Gloucester City Police Crime Report July 12, 2017 through July 28,2017

source Gloucester City Police July 12 (10:28 am) An officer responded to Babe’s Auto on Broadway at Essex Street for a report of criminal mischief. Upon arrival, a company representative reported sometime over the weekend, unknown person(s) threw a brick through the windshield of a vehicle parked on the lot. The... Read more →

Ithaca College Congratulates May 2017 Graduates from the State of New Jersey

ITHACA, NY (07/27/2017)-- Ithaca College congratulates all May 2017 graduates. Katharyn Lass of Cherry Hill, NJ Sarah Shultz of Bordentown, NJ William Latino of Medford Lakes, NJ Madeline Haftel of Marlton, NJ Alexander McKeen of Mount Laurel, NJ Brianna Shontz of Delran, NJ Anne Sparaco of Hammonton, NJ David Truscott of... Read more →

GCHS Alumni Derek DeMaria Named Assistant Baseball Coach at University of Sciences

UPDATED: PHILADELPHIA, PA (July 28, 2017)Derek DeMaria, a 2013 Gloucester Catholic High School graduate, and Bellmawr resident, has been named the new Assistant Baseball Coach at Division II University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. Gloucester Catholic head baseball coach Adam Tussey said Derek is a great guy and will do well... Read more →

Major Fire in the Pines is Another Reason to Say NO to Pipelines

press release July 28, 2017 A 3,500-acre fire that started last week a spread through the Pinelands for six days. The fire became the largest in this region in the last ten years. Officials state that lightning strikes caused the fire which left acres of Pinelands burned. Fires are a natural... Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: Lieutenant Aaron Allan, Southport Police Department, Indiana

Lieutenant Aaron Allan was shot and killed after responding to a crash involving a vehicle that rolled over at the intersection of Maynard Drive and Madison Avenue, in Homecroft, at approximately 2:30 pm. RELATED: Blue Line Related: CNB Crime Lieutenant Allan and a Homecroft officer arrived at the scene and began... Read more →


IN BUCKS COUNTY COURIER TIMES “BEST OF BUCKS” CONTEST School Tops Out Over Both Private Elementary and Private High Schools in the Region July 28, 2017 -- Yardley, PA -- Grey Nun Academy, an independent, Catholic, elementary school serving students in PreK through eighth grade, has been voted “Best Private School”... Read more →

Recycling Awards and Recycling Poetry Contest

Recycling Awards Program - The Department promotes recycling through the annual recycling awards program that is coordinated in conjunction with the Association of New Jersey Recyclers (ANJR). The awards recognize the outstanding recycling achievements of municipalities, counties, businesses and industry and individuals, as well as schools and other institutions and are... Read more →


TRENTON - The Department of Environmental Protection has begun distributing 20,000 free larger J-hooks to help reduce summer flounder mortalities as part of its campaign to educate the fishing public on how to safely release summer flounder that do not meet minimum size requirements. Summer flounder, or fluke, is one of... Read more →

Trump Is Right About "Transgenders"

July 27, 2017 Catholic League president Bill Donohue digs beneath the issue of so-called transgender persons serving in the military: President Trump's decision to ban so-called transgender persons from the military makes perfect sense: the armed forces exist to win wars—they are not a laboratory for social or sexual engineers. There... Read more →

Public asked to report sick or dead wild birds to DNREC’s Mosquito Control

DOVER (July 27, 2017) – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Fish & Wildlife Mosquito Control Section is again asking for the public’s help in monitoring West Nile virus in Delaware by reporting discovery of sick or dead wild birds that may have contracted the virus. West... Read more →