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August 2017

Are No-Go Zones Coming to Your Neighborhood?

A pro-Shariah rally in one of the U.K.'s many Muslim enclaves. Driving into parts of inner-city Detroit, Chicago or Miami at certain times of day can be pretty scary, but when the drug culture meets Shariah law it becomes a whole new level of frightening. Yet, that's what some U.S. neighborhoods... Read more →

Lower Township PD Charge Woman Driving While Intoxicated after a Single Vehicle Crash

LOWER TOWNSHIP, NJ (August 28, 2017)--On August 26, 2017, at ClearysNoteBook file image approximately 2:41 a.m., members of the Lower Township Police Department responded to a one-car motor vehicle crash in the area of the 500 block of Seashore Road (County Route 626), located in the Erma section of the township.... Read more →

Kitten Has Team of Piglets to Watch Over Him During His Seizures (WATCH)

Sriracha the kitten and Batman the pig may have been an unlikely ClearysNoteBook pairing – but the adorable duo has created an unexpected impact on the feline's health. The two met at Rancho Relaxo, an animal sanctuary based out of Woodstown, New Jersey. When the pawesome pals first got together, they... Read more →

Concerts at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul

Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Gloucester City News files PHILADELPHIA PA--Concerts at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul is proud to present its\ 7th season of concerts highlighting Philadelphia’s rich choral tradition alongside inspiring ensembles from around the world at the historic Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter... Read more →

Miners Host Grand Slam Food Truck & Craft Beer Fest

Catch a tasty treat and dive headfirst into ice cold craft beer selections at the Gloucester City News files Miners Grand Slam Food Truck & Craft Beer Fest on September 2 at Skylands Stadium Augusta, N.J. – August 28, 2017 – Mouthwatering food and ice cold craft beer is always a... Read more →

Three Arrested, $450k Seized, as Money Laundering Operation Taken Down

Lucas Girardi Alves Renato DaSilva Wesley Dos Santos Investigation reveals illegal construction finance scheme involving millions of dollars MOUNT HOLLY - Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Cinnaminson Township Public Safety Director Michael P. King announced that a nine-month investigation into a money laundering operation has resulted in three arrests and... Read more →

Mayweather Scores TKO in 10th    

Photo courtesy of the Rolco Sports & Entertainment Network By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Exclusive They Used 8–ounce Gloves for Big Fight LAS VEGAS-- The strip was energized and plenty of young peoplewere milling in the T-Mobile plaza adjacent to the arena. There were even some tickets available for the “Money... Read more →

WATCH: Aug. 28, 2017: NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams

Started streaming 4 minutes ago New Jersey's Task Force One heads to Houston to deploy the skills they learned in Sandy's wake to help Harvey survivors. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy learns about teachers top policy concerns before the start of school. A decades-old judicial ruling says communities must provide affordable... Read more →

Kennedy Health Hosts Weight-Loss Surgery Fashion Show at Cherry Hill Mall Sept. 9

Cherry Hill, NJ – Prepare to be amazed at Kennedy Health’s Weight-Loss Surgery Fall Fashion Show featuring bariatric success stories at the Cherry Hill Mall (Grand Court between the Macy’s and Nordstrom wings) on Saturday, September, 9th, from 1 – 3 p.m. This celebratory event will showcase 26 female and male... Read more →


ClearysNoteBook Blackwood, NJ, residents Carlee Mott, 8, and her 3-year-old sister Nola Keys were two of dozens of Kennedy Family Health Services pediatric patients who received free book bags on August 21st as part of its “Helping Hands to Health” Back-to-School Book Bag Giveaway. Book bags containing school supplies for kids... Read more →

Buying textbooks? New app lets you skip the campus bookstore

In one semester, Neophytos Zambas spent $900 on textbooks for four classes. "It blows my mind that we have to pay so much on top of tuition for books that are required," said the College of New Jersey senior. That's where NeoBook comes in. Zambas, a 2014 graduate of Phillipsburg High... Read more →

HHS continues support in Texas and Louisiana in response to Hurricane Harvey

As torrential rainfall continues to pour on the Gulf Coast, the Department of Health and ClearysNoteBook Human Services is providing support as local officials are continuing to assess communities’ health care infrastructure and medical needs. A list of the latest HHS actions is below: An EMS contract managed by HHS has... Read more →

Frozen Meat Products Recalled; High Health Risk

Gloucester City News files WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2017 – Blossom Foods, LLC, an Oakland, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 15,092 pounds of beef, chicken and pork products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain soy and... Read more →

Pennsylvania Insurance Agents Charged with Theft and Fraud

HARRISBURG —Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced felony charges against 2 insurance agents in Allegheny and Westmoreland County for insurance fraud. In one case, an agent stole $26,247 from eight clients, including their life insurance proceeds, auto insurance premiums and even a loan. In the other case, the agent submitted 252 phony... Read more →

Commentary: Gaming out Menendez trial: He loses; so does Christie

The lurid indictment against Sen. Robert Menendez reads like an episode of House of Cards, with dark tales of bribery, private jets, and powerful old men in the intimate company of beautiful young women. So, if you like spicy romance novels, pull up a chair. But I've been digging at the... Read more →

Cowtastrophy averted as troopers pull bull off interstate

HAMILTON TWP. -- New Jersey State Police troopers found themselves playing the role of consta-bulls when they had to help catch a young bovine running on the shoulder of Interstate 195 Sunday morning. Sgt. Jeffrey Flynn said troopers assisted Hamilton police with a call around 8:15 a.m. for a bull on... Read more →

Catholic school removes Jesus statues to be 'more inclusive'

Parents of students at a Catholic school in the San Francisco Bay area ClearysNoteBook file image are protesting the board's decision to remove and relocate more than 160 statues of Jesus, Mary and historic church figures from the campus in an effort to make the school more "inclusive." Shannon Fitzpatrick, who... Read more →

Ramapo College Ranked Among the Top in New Jersey

Gloucester City News files MAHWAH, N.J. – Ramapo College of New Jersey has been named among the top in College Choice’s ranking of the 20 Best Colleges in New Jersey. Ramapo is ranked #3, with Princeton University and Stevens Institute of Technology in the top two spots. More specifically, Ramapo ranks... Read more →

Behind the luxury: Turmoil and shoddy care inside five-star addiction treatment centers

The advertisements are everywhere. On television, a sleek black sedan pulls up to a sprawling estate with a rolling green lawn as a mother recounts how Recovery Centers of America saved her child from drugs. On Facebook, radio, highway billboards, and commuter trains, people are urged to call the company's instantly... Read more →

San Diego Border Patrol Arrests 30 Illegals; Discover Smuggling Tunnel

OTAY MESA, Calif. (August 26, 2017) – U.S. Border Patrol agents at San Diego Sector, discovered a cross-border smuggling tunnel early Saturday morning after they arrested 30 people who were in the country illegally near the Otay Mesa port of entry. At around 1:12 a.m., Border Patrol agents encountered several people... Read more →

Stockton declares war on its namesake, a signer of the Declaration of Independence

SEE, I TOLD YOU SO: Richard Stockton/ClearysNoteBook When they came of the Confederate monuments after Charleston, Save Jerseyans, history nerds like yours truly protested the inevitable slippery slope. If Robert E. Lee needs to go over slavery… what about George Washington? Or Jefferson? Could the calls for Mount Vernon and Monticello... Read more →

VIDEO: Camden County PD Seeks Help in Identifying Shooting Suspect

(Camden, NJ) – The Camden County Police Department is investigating a shooting incident and is asking for help from the public to identify a suspect seen on surveillance video. The incident occurred on Thursday, Aug. 24 at 11:47 p.m. on the 1100 block of Morton Street. A male suspect was engaged... Read more →

US Navy Recovers Remaining USS John S. McCain Sailors

From U.S. 7th Fleet Public Affairs Gloucester City News files (AUGUST 28, 2017)CHANGI NAVAL BASE, Republic of Singapore (NNS) -- U.S. Navy and Marine Corps divers have now recovered the remains of all ten USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) Sailors. The fallen Sailors are: - Electronics Technician 1st Class Charles... Read more →

In New Jersey Governor’s Race, Money Can Take a Circuitous Route

Todd Heisler/The New York Times Sheila McPherson is listed as a homemaker on an Internal Revenue Service report from the Democratic Governors Association. This year, Ms. McPherson donated $80,000 to the association, the first time, records show, that she gave to the national group. She also sent $10,000 to the New... Read more →

WATCH: Scarlet Knights Football News: Game 1

Media News/August 27, 2017 Head Coach Chris Ash COACH ASH: Thanks for coming on a Sunday. Appreciate a different routine and really appreciate you guys coming. Game week's finally here. Week one of 2017 is finally here. Very excited about, we've got a great opponent coming to town. Excited to go... Read more →

Camden County PD Seeking Help in Identifying Person of Interest

Alleged Suspect/Gloucester City News (Camden City, NJ)August 26, 2017- – The Camden County Police Department is investigating an attempted murder and is asking for help from the public to identify a suspect. Just after 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 24, officers located a male victim who had been stabbed in the... Read more →

Robert H. Cook, Former Shell Chemical Employee; Army Veteran; Volunteer Fireman; LL Coach

Robert H. Cook, of Westville, New Jersey, passed away surrounded by his loving family, on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. He was 76. ClearysNoteBook file image Legacy Robert grew up in National Park and proudly served his country in the Army. After leaving the Army, he opened up an auto service station... Read more →


Other states are suing Trump over his Obamacare hostage-taking. Why isn't Christie?

ClearysNoteBook file image Amid all the other high dramas President Trump has staged over the past couple weeks, he's also still holding Obamacare hostage. This is where we last left him, you may recall, before that whole episode with the Nazis. The Affordable Care Act looks like it's here to stay,... Read more →

Christie Announces New Job-Creating Rental, Homeownership Opportunities

Administration’s Housing Commitment for Special Needs Populations, Seniors, Low-Income Families Exceeds 35,000 Units TRENTON, NJ - Enhancing a commitment to job-creating housing opportunities for special needs populations, senior citizens and low-income families, Governor Chris Christie and Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Charles Richman announced the new construction and rehabilitation of over... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: Jersey City is the Fifth Most Expensive City to Rent One-Bedroom Apartment

Gloucester City News Jersey City has always been seen as an inexpensive alternative to living in New York City, but it certainly isn't cheap to live in New Jersey's second largest city. In fact, Jersey City is the fifth most expensive city in the country to rent a one-bedroom apartment, according... Read more →


(August 26, 2017)--The President and all of us at Team Trump send our thoughts and prayers to the families of our brave sailors who were injured and lost after a tragic collision at sea, as well as to those conducting the search and recovery efforts after the USS John S. McCain... Read more →

Alleged Waterford Works Arsonist Arrested

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP NJ (August 24, 2017)--On March 10, 2017, at 0953 hours a residential fire started at 317 Pennington Ave in the Waterford Works section of Winslow Township. Upon Winslow Twp Fire Departments and Police arrival, the residence was fully engulfed in flames. No one was home at the time of... Read more →

CNBNews Boxing: McGregor strong early but Mayweather's skill wins out for 10th-round KO

LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. said he set out a game plan to let Conor McGregor attempt his best shots, and then tire himself out. The strategy was timed perfectly by Mayweather, who set aside the ills of age and hammered McGregor with a series of late punches to set... Read more →

Ripa Center Offers New Integrative Medicine Program for Women  

Voorhees, NJ – The Ripa Center for Women’s Health and Wellness at Cooper is offering a new integrative medicine program. “The Cooper Integrative Medicine Program for Women is committed to serving and healing the whole person by addressing the full range of physical, emotional, mental, social, spiritual, and environmental influences that... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: Bill Clinton's childhood friend: Hillary in no position to complain of 'creepy' men

In her new election memoir "What Happened," former Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton says her "skin crawled" during a debate with Republican nominee Donald Trump. She claims she wanted to tell Trump "back up, you creep, get away from me" and that she had to hold the microphone "extra hard"... Read more →

American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Southern New Jersey Fall Heart Walk

Saturday, October 21, 2017…Join the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association at the Southern New Jersey Fall Heart Walk on Saturday, October 21 at Cooper River Park in Pennsauken, NJ. Join thousands of local participants for some Heartwalking to support lifesaving research and education for heart disease and stroke. Locally... Read more →

Victory in the Ninth Circuit for FAC and for Government Transparency

press release The First Amendment Coalition today secured an important victory in its long-running fight with the U.S. Department of Justice to bring to public light legal memos analyzing the use of drone strikes to kill American citizens abroad. In a unanimous ruling, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit held... Read more →

Former Audubon Park Fire Chief Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Sharing Child Porn

TRENTON –Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced that the John Terruso ClearysNoteBook former chief of the Audubon Park Volunteer Fire Company in Camden County, N.J., was sentenced to state prison today for using a computer at the fire station to share child pornography online using a peer-to-peer file-sharing network. John Terruso,... Read more →

Where to Watch the Mayweather McGregor Fight In Philadelphia/South Jersey

BY VICTOR FIORILLO / PHILADELPHIA MAGAZINE Scroll to the bottom of this story for a full list of the bars showing the Mayweather-McGregor fight in the Philadelphia area. I love a good fight, but usually when there’s a “big fight” on pay-per-view, it can be hard to find a decent place... Read more →

U.S. Senator Menendez (D-NJ) Wants Delays in Trial for Key Votes in Congress

WASHINGTON — The immediate impact of New Jersey Sen. Bob ClearysNoteBook file image Menendez's corruption trial is laid bare in the Democrat's latest court filing, in which he asks the judge to allow breaks in his trial so he can cast critical Senate votes looming in September. If Menendez misses those... Read more →

President Trump Pardons Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Sheriff Joe Arpaio The White House announced late Friday that Gloucester City News President Donald Trump has granted a presidential pardon to Joe Arpaio, former Maricopa, Arizona, County sheriff. He was convicted of contempt of court in a prosecution pursued throughout the years of the Obama administration for overstepping the bounds... Read more →

Ronald A. Chisholm, Ltd. Recalls 12,169 pounds of Pork Belly Products

ClearysNoteBook file image Class I Recall097-2017 Health Risk: HighAug 26, 2017 WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2017 - Ronald A. Chisholm, Ltd., a Toronto, Ontario establishment, is recalling approximately 12,169 pounds of skinless pork belly products that were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s... Read more →

OPINION: EPA's Clean-Up for Gibbsboro Will Fail:

Toni Granato Administrative Assistant New Jersey Sierra Club The EPA has extended the public comment period to remove lead and arsenic contaminated soil and sediment at the United States Avenue Burn Superfund site in Gibbsboro, N.J. The site is near a former paint manufacturing plant and was used as a paint... Read more →

Member Of Trenton Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison

TRENTON, N.J. – A Trenton man was sentenced today to 84 months in prison for his role in a drug trafficking organization that allegedly distributed hundreds of grams of heroin in Trenton and the surrounding areas, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced. Thomas Rogers, a/k/a “Herb,” a/k/a “T-Rod,” 23, previously... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week:


Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet You know the signs of a healthy dog—bright eyes, clear nose, shiny fur, good appetite. But, are you familiar with the signs of sickness in your best buddy? Some of the signs of illness are subtle while others seem to come from out of nowhere and may... Read more →

Ignoring Agricultural Realities at the Taxpayers Expense

Weekly Wastebasket | Vol XXII | No.34 The end of August marks the return of farmers to their fields to prepare for harvest and the return of lawmakers to Washington to complete a long list of unfinished business. It also marks an increase in the number of agriculture lobbyists plowing the... Read more →