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September 2017

Bible Verse On Bench, In Memory Of Virginia Teen, Has To Be Removed

WeaselZippers Give it time and a social justice warrior will get offended over his nickname ‘Cotton’. Via WACH: Colton Osborne is remembered for his love of baseball, that’s why the bench was placed next to the baseball field and reads “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me – Philippians 4:13.” (Photo: WSET) CHARLOTTE Co., Va. (WSET) —... Read more →


Op-Ed: NFL teams score $7 billion in taxpayer subsidies on stadiums

By Patrice Lee The National Football League is now plunged into politics as players throughout the sport kneel for the national anthem and President Donald Trump continues to rebuke them publicly. Undoubtedly, the situation has left many fans and non-fans of the league conflicted or angry. This fiasco may, however, open the eyes of the public to a serious and... Read more →


Third Person Charged with Felony Murder for the Beating Death of Kyle Bell

CAMDEN CITY, NJ--Cahira Fisher, 40, of Camden, was charged with Felony Murder for the beating death of Kyle Bell on September 12, 2017. Cahira Fisher, along with two other men, Duron Abdullah and Morris Clark, allegedly entered an apartment on Morton Street intending to rob the victim. After assaulting Kyle Bell the defendants fled, leaving the victim unconscious. Fisher was... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Polk County Police Detective Kristen Hearne, age 29 Shot and Killed

RELATED: Blue Line CNB Crime CEDARTOWN,GA --Detective Kristen Hearne, age 29 was shot and killed as she and another officer responded to reports of a stolen vehicle at the intersection of Highway 100 and Santa Claus Road. As the officers arrived at the location they were ambushed by a male subject. Detective Hearne, who was not wearing a vest, was... Read more →


The 45 kilos of fentanyl seized by the State Police could have yielded 18 million lethal doses

TRENTON –Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino today announced the indictment of four men in connection with the record-setting seizure of 45 kilograms – or nearly 100 pounds – of the super-potent synthetic opioid fentanyl by the New Jersey State Police in June. The State Police also seized nearly 40 kilos of heroin. Fentanyl is one of the deadliest opioids, with... Read more →


Gently Used Baby to School Age Clothes and Supplies Collection

HADDONFIELD: Are you rotating your child’s wardrobe and came to realize there are great clothes now outworn and baby accessories you no longer have a need for? The Kiwanis Club of the Haddons in partnership with Cradles to Crayons will accept your donations at the Barrington Harvest Festival on October 14 and the Haddonfield Fall Festival on October 14. Acceptable... Read more →


CHICAGO MEDICINE STUDY: Elderly Who Have Trouble Identifying Odors Face Risk of Dementia

Newswise — A long-term study of nearly 3,000 adults, aged 57 to 85, found that those who could not identify at least four out of five common odors were more than twice as likely as those with a normal sense of smell to develop dementia within five years. Although 78 percent of those tested were normal – correctly identifying at... Read more →


Brooklawn Police Arrest Suspects for Outstanding Warrants, Marijuana Pos. and Drunk Driving

UPDATED/CORRECTED Brooklawn Police Department Crime report September 22 to September 28. On 09/22/2017, Officer Nicholas stopped a motor vehicle on New Broadway in the area of New Jersey Rd. for an equipment violation. During the course of the motor vehicle stop, the passenger, Amanda Galanti(30) a resident of Westville, NJ was found to have active warrants out for her arrest... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Kids and Dogs (cnbnewsnet)

cnbnewsnet Children must be taught polite interaction with pets at a young age. If a child is left unsupervised, a tragedy is likely to occur, which will mean a death sentence for the pet. Many times, a dog will react to being poked, pulled, or otherwise mistreated, by biting or scratching. Although there is never a ‘good’ reason for this... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing NJ : Beaver-Otter Furbearer Applications Period Opens October 1

Furbearer Management Newsletter, Fall 2017 From marsh to your mouth: Muskrat dinner tradition kept alive in N.J. (nj.com, 2/2/16) TRAPPER EDUCATION COURSES Courses offered in April and September - October Classes are held rain or shine and students must be prepared to be outside the entire time. Bring a pencil, pliers, and a lunch; wear hip boots. All other materials... Read more →


Freeholder Board Coordinates with Regional Partners for Hurricane Maria Relief Effort

(Camden City, NJ) – Last week, Hurricane Maria had a devastating effect on the island of Puerto Rico bringing winds of up to 155 miles an hour to shore and never before seen surges of seawater onto the island. Since that time, the storm has created an ever-deepening humanitarian crisis for 3.4 million U.S. citizens. Now, most of the island... Read more →


Delaware Division of Parks & Recreation to host open house on Fort Miles Master Plan

DOVER (Sept. 29, 2017) – DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation, in partnership with the Fort Miles Historical Association, will host an open house for the public review and comment on proposed capital improvements to the Fort Miles Museum and Historic Area in Cape Henlopen State Park. The open house will feature informative exhibit boards on the proposed updated master... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing NJ: Waterfowl Hunt for Beginners-Women’s Program at Sedge Island

The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife is offering a Waterfowl Hunt for Beginners overnight workshop for women on December 1-2 as part of its NJ Outdoors Program. This Outdoor Women of New Jersey (OWNJ) workshop will be held at the Sedge Island Natural Resource Education Center, which is a historic, renovated duck hunting lodge, located off Island Beach State... Read more →


GUEST COMMENTARY: A Year After Hoboken Crash, Are We Safer?

Toni Granato | NJ Sierra Club It is the one-year anniversary of the NJ Transit train crashed in Hoboken, while the agency has seen multiple major derailments. The Hoboken disaster killed one person and injured more than a hundred people during the morning rush hour. There have been multiple other derailments since. All of these incidents may be the result... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Customers can Take Advantage of LIHEAP

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (Sept. 28, 2017) – Atlantic City Electric customers have an opportunity to take advantage of important energy assistance available through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Utility customers in New Jersey can begin submitting their LIHEAP applications now to secure their grant, which can provide as much as $1,000 toward their energy bill. LIHEAP is a... Read more →


Sarlo's Service Station Contractors, Gloucester City Are Working on Royal Farms Construction

CNBNews photo/September 27, 2017 GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ(CNBNews)--Employees of Sarlo's Service Station Contractors, of Gloucester City are erecting the service station for Royal Farms, US Route 130 and Market Street. The local business is owned by Lou Sarlo III. Amit Patel, the owner of the property has leased half of the site to Royal Farms, a convenience store chain that was... Read more →


EXELON CONTRIBUTES $250,000 TO DISASTER RELIEF EFFORTS IN PUERTO RICO AND MEXICO

Exelon and its utilities donate $250,000 to the American Red Cross and other nonprofits, directing funds to areas affected by Hurricane Maria and earthquakes in Mexico CHICAGO (Sept. 29, 2017) — In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria and two earthquakes in Mexico, Exelon has donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross to assist in disaster relief areas.... Read more →


TWO MEN CHARGED WITH CAMDEN MURDER

CAMDEN CITY, NJ--Duron Abdullah, 47, of Pennsauken, and Morris Clark, 50, of Merchantville, were charged with Felony Murder for the beating death of Kyle Bell on September 12, 2017. A witness told detectives that Abdullah and Clark entered an apartment on the 1200 block of Morton Avenue and attempted to rob the victim. The witness said they heard the assault... Read more →


SUSPICIOUS FIRE IN GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--On Friday, September 29, 2017 at approximately 3:26 AM, a Gloucester Township Police officer was on neighborhood patrols and discovered a fire at a construction site on Iron Gate Drive in Gloucester Township. Fire departments from Gloucester Township, Pine Hill, Winslow Township, Cherry Hill Fire Department Canteen, and Gloucester Township EMS responded to the scene. The fire was... Read more →


Emergency exercise held at Colonial Apartments

(Woodbury, NJ) – A Full Scale Exercise* involving personnel and equipment resources from Gloucester County, Woodbury and volunteers was held at the Colonial Park Apartments this past Sunday, Sept. 24. The Gloucester County Housing Authority was assessing the validity of their Emergency Response Plan/Procedures, and had asked Gloucester County Office of Emergency Management to assist them in designing, conducting and... Read more →


Lower Township Resident Sentenced to 38 Years for Attempted Murder

Cape May Court House, New Jersey - Cape May County Acting Prosecutor Robert W. Johnson announced that Ernest P. Davis, a forty-four year old resident of Lower Township, was sentenced to 38 years in New Jersey State Prison for first degree Attempted Murder. After a one week trial which concluded on June 16, 2017, a Cape May County jury convicted... Read more →


Marietta College enrolls approximately 275 in Class of 2021 including residents from NJ

MARIETTA, OH (09/29/2017)-- When classes began for the 2017 fall semester, Marietta College welcomed approximately 275 freshmen who are studying in one or more of the 42 majors. Georgia Majka of Ocean View, New Jersey (08230), is a graduate of Ocean City High School. William Rafferty of Moorestown, New Jersey (08057), is a graduate of Moorestown High School. Located in... Read more →


ATLANTIC CITY'S TOURISM DISTRICT HAS A NEEDLE PROBLEM. IT CAN BE FIXED.

NJ NEWS COMMONS The tourism district in Atlantic City is home to the largest needle exchange in New Jersey, and it gives out more needles each week than it gets back. Elinor Comlay of Route 40 says the imbalance is turning the streets near local business into a repository of used needles, but there are solutions out there. VOTING BLOCK... Read more →