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October 2017

Genova Pizza, Audubon Robbed by 2 Armed Men

AUDUBON, NJ (October 31, 2017)--Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Audubon Police Department are seeking two men who committed an armed robbery in Audubon on October 30, 2017. The suspects entered the Genova Pizza Shop located on the 100 block of Cuthbert Boulevard in Audubon at approximately 7:46 p.m. and held the employee at gunpoint. After an undisclosed quantity of money was taken, the suspects left the shop on foot. The subjects were described as two black males wearing dark clothing, gloves and ski masks. One individual stood at approximately 6’4” with a thin build, and the other was shorter in... Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: Correctional Officer Wendy Shannon, NC Department of Public Safety

Related: CNB Crime Blue Line Raleigh, NC (October 31, 2017) --Correctional Officer Wendy Shannon, Correction Enterprises Manager Veronica Darden, and Correctional Officer Justin Smith were killed during an escape attempt from the Pasquotank Correctional Institute at approximately 3:00 pm. On October 12th, 2017, several inmates ignited a fire inside the prison's Specialty Sewing Plant as a diversion. The inmates then attacked responding corrections officers with hammers and scissors obtained in the sewing plant. Prison personnel and responding fire department crews were able to bring the fire under control and prevent the escape. Officer Shannon was transported to Sentara Norfolk General... Read more →

NJ Cities with the Highest Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Caught on Tape; Free Turkey Dinner

RELATED: CNBNEWS POINT OF VIEW ClearysNoteBook YouTube Channel CNBNEWS TIPS AND SNIPPETS 1 Camden City, # 2 Clementon, # 9 Salem, #13 Atlantic City, #36 Gloucester City, #49 Collingswood William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet ALARMING NEWS--New Jersey health officials and lawmakers are alarmed about the rising rate of certain sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and infections. An review of state Health Department information reveals that STD cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were recorded in nearly every community in New Jersey in 2015, the most recent year for which data is available. New Jersey 101.5 ranked the Top 50... Read more →

SportsRadio 94WIP Turkey Bowl Live: Vote for the HS Thanksgiving Football Game You Want to See

SOURCE 94WIP Sports Radio Vote for the High School Thanksgiving Football game you want Joe DeCamara, Jon Ritchie, and Howard Eskin to broadcast! Here are the 7 possible matchups: #OJRvsPOTTS (Owen J Roberts vs. Pottstown) #CHICHESTERvsSUNVALLEY #CENTRALvsNE #INTERBOROvsRIDLEY #HADDONFIELDvsHADDONHEIGHTS #GCATHOLICvsGCITY #RYANvsWASHINGTON Week 1 Leaderboard (as of October 6th at 12:00 p.m.) #CHICHESTERvsSUNVALLEY #INTERBOROvsRIDLEY #GCATHOLICvsGCITY #CENTRALvsNE #OJRvsPOTTS #HADDONFIELDvsHADDONHEIGHTS #RYANvsWASHINGTON How to vote on Twitter and Instagram: Use the hashtag #WIPTurkeyBowl Use the hashtag of the matchup of your choice MUST USE BOTH HASHTAGS for the vote to register Twitter example: via Read more →

Iona Lake in Franklinville will be saved by Gloucester County

The county will lead the dam and bridge repair for Iona Lake Dam (Deptford, NJ) -- Gloucester County Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger and Freeholder Heather Simmons joined Senator Steve Sweeney today to announce that Gloucester County will lead the way to reconstruct the bridge and dam at Iona Lake utilizing federal funding. After the reconstruction, the County will take responsibility of the bridge, and Franklin Township will take full jurisdictional responsibility for the dam. The bridge over Still Run at Iona Lake is located on Porchtown Road, (CR 613) between Williamstown Road (CR 612) and Taylor Road. The bridge... Read more →

Jefferson Health NJ Opens Comprehensive Breast Center in Washington Township

Washington Township, NJ (October 31, 2017) – Jefferson Health New Jersey held a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting ceremony on October 30th for its Comprehensive Breast Center, located at its Cancer Center in Washington Township, NJ. The multi-disciplinary Breast Center, endorsed by the prestigious American College of Surgeons’ National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), provides a full array of services for the treatment of breast conditions, both malignant and benign. Shown at the ribbon cutting are, from left: Jefferson Health New Jersey Radiation Oncology Medical Director Dr. Tamara LaCouture; Joseph W. Devine, President, Jefferson Health New Jersey Division; Breast... Read more →

$120 MILLION IN UPFRONT LICENSE FEES FOR PENNSYLVANIA FROM LEGAL ONLINE GAMBLING research shows legalized, regulated online gaming and poker will be a win for the state, but unique structure presents obstacles (LAS VEGAS) — Pennsylvania will likely collect $120 million in upfront license fees and stands to collect hundreds of millions of dollars more in tax revenue now that the Keystone State has become the nation’s fourth to legalize and regulate online gambling, according to the recently released white paper by “Pennsylvania Moves to Regulate Online Gambling.” Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf reportedly signed a bill into law on Monday, Oct. 30, that makes makes online gambling legal, and with that... Read more →

As part of its ongoing environmental program, SJTA erects 20 bat houses (photo)

HAMMONTON, NJ - Oct. 30, 2017 - Inspired by Bat Week that runs from Oct. 24 to Oct. 31, the South Jersey Transportation Authority is erecting at total of 20 bat houses at its three maintenance yards and two toll plazas on the Atlantic City Expressway. Bats play a critical and vital role in the ecology of local environments, even here in South Jersey. They eat many insects each night, pollinate flowers and spread seeds that grow new plants and trees. Bat populations face numerous threats including a disease called White Nose Bat Syndrome and the loss of habitat. The... Read more →

Letters to the Editor: Political Malpractice

The New Jersey Education Association's foolhardy campaign to unseat Senator Steve Sweeney is proceeding - and no one is more irate about it than its own members. The state's roughly 200,000 teachers are fuming as their union's officers spend the remainder of an astounding $10 million - to punish a pro-education senator. Political malpractice is what the teachers are calling it. Not to mention reckless, petulant, greedy, and irresponsible. Not only are the NJEA's so-called leaders wasting their dues-paying members' money, they've harmed the election chances of other pro-education candidates, damaged their relationships with longtime allies, and jeopardized the NJEA's... Read more →


Written by Mary Beth Peabody Principals from South Jersey Catholic elementary schools gathered in Cape May on Oct. 11-12 for their annual professional development conference. They spent the better part of two days sharing best practices and developing new strategies related to their work as administrative and instructional leaders. “Our principals inspire me,” said Superintendent of Catholic Schools, Mary Boyle. “They bring passion and dedication to their work and to our gatherings. Their commitment to the mission of Catholic education is unrelenting.” Unlike their public school counterparts, Catholic school principals need to recruit new families and keep current families in... Read more →

Obituary: Charles H. Sheets, Jr., age 70, of Gloucester City 

On October 27, 2017. Formerly of Glassboro. Loving husband of the late Teresa M. (nee Mattia). Beloved brother of Barbara Cilurso (late Ronald) and Edward J. Sheets (Cheryl). Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews and his sister in law, Mary Mattia. Charles was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson class of 1965. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Air Force during Vietnam War. He worked many years in construction. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Wednesday, Nov. 1st from 11 AM to 12 Noon at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 851... Read more →

Obituary: Joseph E. Holmes, Sr. age 40 of Brooklawn

On October 25th, 2017. Husband of Deborah Strong; father of Joseph E. Holmes, Jr., (Danielle), Alexander J. (Gabby), Malaki J. and Isaac J.; son of Thomas J. Holmes, brother of Christopher, Thomas, Leonard, Jamie and Michelle Holmes. Predeceased by his mother, Joann Helmbold - Holmes in May of 2016. Relatives and friends are invited to Joseph’s viewing on Friday, November 3rd from 4 to 5 pm at McCann-Healey Funeral Home: 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City. Burial will be held privately at a later date. Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of Joseph E. Holmes, Sr.... Read more →

Glassboro Resident Michael D. White Surrenders to Authorities on Murder Charges

GLASSBORO, NJ (October 30, 2017)--Michael D. White, 39, of Glassboro NJ, was taken into custody Sunday (10/29) when he surrendered to police on charges he fatally shot 58-year-old Michael Fleming, of Glassboro, as the victim sat in a parked car at the Hollybush Garden apartments early on Saturday, October 28 Following an investigation by the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office and the Glassboro Police Department, White was charged with first-degree murder, purposely and/or knowingly; aggravated assault by pointing a weapon; unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. Glassboro police were dispatched to the Hollybush... Read more →

Drug Raid in Gloucester City Nets Narcotics, Cash and Weapon; Three Suspects Are Arrested

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 30, 2017)--On the morning of October 28, 2017 the Gloucester City Police Department Detective Bureau, Directed Patrol Unit, K9 Unit and Camden County Sheriff’s Department S.E.R.T. Team executed a narcotics search warrant at a residence in the 600 block of Ridgeway Street, culminating an investigation into the distribution of narcotics from the residence. As a result, a quantity of crystal methamphetamine, marijuana, hashish, drug packaging equipment and materials, a .357 magnum revolver, ammunition and U.S. currency were seized. Howard E. Reed (38), a resident of the address and target of the investigation, was arrested at the... Read more →

Gloucester City's Trick or Treat Hours 4PM to 8PM

image courtesy of GLOUCESTER CITY NJ(October 30, 2017)--The Gloucester City Police Department encourages safety and supervision during the annual Trick-or-Treat season. This year, trick-or-treat times will be Tuesday, October 31st from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm. In addition, on Monday, October 30th, the city curfew for anyone under the age of 18 will be moved to 9:00 pm. It is especially important for parents and guardians to adhere to a few safety rules for their children while they are trick-or-treating. Know your route Take a flashlight Be sure costumes, shoes and treat bags or safe Remind children not to... Read more →

Read Full Text of Robert Mueller's Manafort Indictment

Conspiracy to launder money. Funneling millions to foreign bank accounts. Working as agents of Ukraine. These and other charges are contained in the just-released indictment of Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and friend Richard Gates. Here is the full text of the document, which cites more than $75 million flowing through offshore accounts: 1. Defendants Paul… Read more →

PAY HEED: Former Fox Commentaor Bill O’Reilly Sues NJ Man Who Posted About Him on Facebook

CNBNews Staff BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WRITE!--Facebook users should pay heed to this recent story in Variety about former Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly filing a lawsuit against someone who he claims damaged his reputation with a post on their Facebook page. There are some people who think they can say anything they want about a person or business etc. on Facebook or other social media outlets even if it isn't true. The cost of defending yourself in a court of law could bankrupt you very easily. And if the court rules against you, you possibly could lose all your... Read more →

Allegheny County Doctor Charged with Illegally Distributing Opioids

Attorney General Josh Shapiro Partners with Acting U.S. Attorney Soo C. Song on investigation & charges against Gibsonia doctor HARRISBURG – A Pittsburgh-area doctor has been charged with unlawfully distributing controlled substances and conspiracy in a case being jointly investigated and prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the Office of Attorney General Josh Shapiro. Andrzej Kazimierz Zielke, 62, a doctor in Gibsonia, Richland Township, was charged in a federal indictment unsealed yesterday with prescribing dangerous Schedule II narcotics – oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine sulfate and methadone – on 13 different occasions without any legitimate... Read more →

Ocean County Experts and Seniors to Address Opioid Crisis at Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall

Ocean County senior residents are invited to join the conversation on the national opioid epidemic as the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey continues its Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall Series. Organized with the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, the series focuses on the link between prescription drug dependency and heroin abuse and examines the causes of the current opioid crisis and possible solutions in addressing the issue. The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office is a collaborating partner for the Ocean County town hall. The event will feature a panel of speakers that includes experts from law enforcement, government, the... Read more →

South Jersey Brother And Sister Admit Kickback Conspiracy

Involving Military Parts For The U.S. Navy NEWARK, N.J. – The president and secretary of a Cherry Hill, New Jersey, machine shop today admitted paying kickbacks in return for subcontract work from a Philadelphia company that manufactured military parts for the U.S. Navy, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced. John Schallenhammer, 57, of Atco, New Jersey, and his sister, Theresa Schallenhammer, 53, of Cherry Hill, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge William J. Martini in Newark federal court to separate informations charging them with conspiracy to violate the federal anti-kickback act. They were both released on $50,000 unsecured bond.... Read more →

CNB TRAVEL: Celebrate New Year's Day Like A Local At Philly's Mummer's Parade

New Year’s Day is about celebrating, and there’s no better place to fete 2018 than at Philadelphia’s Mummers Parade, a tradition dating back to 1901 in which 10,000 men, women and children dressed in colorfully lavish costumes twirl, sashay, pirouette and strut down one of the city’s main streets. A carnival-like atmosphere welcomes revelers who stop by at the last minute—but a little advance preparation helps onlookers get the best views of the spectacle. Better still, spending the night in the city ensures an early start to the day. The Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package and other packages are available... Read more →

Bellmawr TD Bank Robbed; Can You ID Robber?

BELLMAWR NJ (October 29, 2017)--The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Bellmawr Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man who robbed a bank today, Sunday, October 29, 2017. The suspect entered the TD Bank located on the 100 block of North Black Horse Pike in Bellmawr at approximately 2:03 p.m. and passed a demand note to a teller. He received an undisclosed amount of cash. He then entered a dark colored vehicle and fled South on State Highway Route 295. No weapon was displayed and no one was injured. The suspect is described as a white male... Read more →

CNB January 2013 Archives: Fire School Officials For Suspending Kindergartner!

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 related FREINDLY FIRE BY CHRISTOPHER FREIND ( them. Fire them now! It is time to immediately boot all school administrators who had any involvement in Christoper Freind suspending a five year old kindergartener from the Mount Carmel Area Elementary School in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. And we should require that their official employment records always --- ALWAYS --- disclose the exact reason why they were terminated. Hopefully, such a scarlet letter would prove so weighty that their education careers would sink into oblivion. Come to think of it, they should be barred from ever working around children... Read more →

Phil Anastasia, Dennis Barth and Steve Mondile Elected to Hot Stovers Baseball Hall of Fame!

By gostrum / 18 October 2017 / Comments are Disabled source: Gloucester Catholic High School Gloucester Catholic will be well represented during the upcoming 58th Annual Hot Stovers Baseball Club of South Jersey Induction ceremony on Nov. 25 at The Estate at Monroe in Williamstown. Phil Anastasia ’76 Inquirer Sportswriter Phil Anastasia (Class of 1976), and former players and current coaches Dennis Barth (’80) and Steve Mondile (’83) will be inducted into the South Jersey Baseball Hall of Fame on that occasion. Also being inducted are fellow sports writer Ed Hilt, along with former players Jack Shine and Brad Strauss.... Read more →

Obituary: Leon A. Strang Jr. age 91,of Gloucester City

STRANG, JR LEON A. On October 27, 2017, of Gloucester City, NJ, age 91. He is the beloved husband of Dorothy A. (nee Sullivan), loving father of Dennis (Helen) and Elwood A. (Deborah) Strang and dear brother of Wayne and the late Daniel M. Strang. He is also survived by his dear grandchildren Nicole, Desire, Ian and great grandchildren Ryan, Dylan, Lucas, Peyton and Haley. Leon was a proud Navy Veteran of WWII and fought at the Battle of Iwo Jima. He was a former member of VFW Post #9563 in Bellmawr and the Boilmakers Union Local 801 in Camden.... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Pa. National Guard sends medical personnel to the U.S. Virgin Islands

By Sgt. Zane Craig | Pennsylvania National Guard | | FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. – The Pennsylvania National Guard sent 20 Soldiers to assist the U.S. Virgin Islands in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria on Oct. 12. The anticipated mission for the Guard members is to provide first aid, point of injury care and sick call for the service members providing relief to civilians there. In addition, they will be providing urgent care to civilians on the islands of St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix, expanding an outreach mission established by the preceding unit. Upon arrival the medical personnel... Read more →

Curbing corruption in Philadelphia | Commentary |

Former District Attorney Seth Williams was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison for accepting a bribe. The sentencing was the latest chapter in a sad and disappointing story of a career prosecutor who was once seen as a rising political star. But Williams’ two terms as Philadelphia’s first Black D.A. ended in a corruption scandal. An investigation into Williams’ financial affairs resulted in a wide-ranging indictment in which he was charged with 29 counts of bribery, extortion and fraud including accepting cash and gifts, fraudulently using thousands of dollars from his campaign fund for personal expenses, misusing city... Read more →

Dog sitter pleads guilty after family finds rescue pup dead at home

SOUTH ORANGE -- A dog sitter pleaded guilty to animal cruelty after the Shepherd mix he was hired to care for was found dead in a South Orange house full of feces and urine, authorities said Friday. Malcolm Boyer, 27, of South Orange, was ordered to pay a $2,000 fine, $2,500 in restitution to the dog… Read more →

CNB TRAVEL: AAA Road-Trip Survival Tips

Are you and your family planning to take a road-trip this year? Whether you’re heading to Grandma’s cottage or a favorite vacation spot, AAA has simple tips to help make your drive a smooth one, so you can arrive at your destination safely and without incident. Before any trip, make sure you download the AAA Mobile App! The app is the ultimate road trip companion, featuring a fuel price finder, TripTik planner, a Discounts & Rewards finder, and quick access to our reliable Emergency Roadside Service. Ensure your vehicle is properly maintained. If maintenance is not up to date, have... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing NJ: Blueline Tilefish: A Profile

by Tom Sanfilippo, Hourly Fisheries Technician Bureau of Marine Fisheries October 27, 2017 Common Name: Blueline Tilefish, Grey Tilefish Scientific Name: Caulolatilus microps Background: Blueline Tilefish are frequently caught as bycatch by long liners and charter/party boats fishing for Golden Tilefish. Tilefish in general are relied upon on to "save a trip" meaning that the catch of a tilefish by anglers fishing for species like tuna can still make the trip worthwhile, even if the original target species is not biting. Management: As tilefish are non-migratory, they become very susceptible to the pressures of over fishing. Previously, Blueline Tilefish had... Read more →


Related: ARTIST Dave Wolfe Vol. 4 No. 19 (October 29, 2017) Editor's Note: Each Sunday morning we will post a weekly comic strip provided by cartoonist Dave Wolfe, age 17. Dave has been drawing since he was 5 years old, he knew he wanted to be a cartoonist at the age of 8. He’s been distributing his comics in school since 3rd grade. (click image to enlarge) Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing NJ: Fall Hunting Season Has Begun

The busy fall hunting season continues with the opening of Fall Turkey Season and Permit Bow Deer Season today. Bow hunters already possessing a zone permit need to obtain their "Buck Permit" prior to midnight Saturday if desired; Buck Permits can be obtained after the opening if purchased with an initial zone permit. The Youth Pheasant, Upland Game Bird and Coastal Zone Waterfowl hunts are the following weekend, November 4. Small Game Season for pheasant and quail opens on November 11, and the Youth Firearm Deer Hunt is November 18. Bear permits for the December segment (Dec. 4-9) go on... Read more →

Concerts at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul

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 and Paul. This season brings a range of talent including Cantus, Westminster Williamson Voices, and the internationally acclaimed ensemble Chanticleer. The concert series will open with the Minneapolis-based group Cantus, offering choral repertoire extending from classics by Schubert and Strauss to modern luminaries including Eric Whitacre in a program titled Discovery of Sight. Saturday, October 28, 2017 8:00 p.m. – 10:00... Read more →

An Open Letter to the NFL players disrespecting our Flag and Country

You graduated high school in 2011. Your teenage years were a struggle. You grew up on the wrong side of the tracks. Your mother was the leader of the family and worked tirelessly to keep a roof over your head and food on your plate. Academics were a struggle for you and your grades were mediocre at best. The only thing that made you stand out is you weighed 225 lbs and could run 40 yards in 4.2 seconds while carrying a football. Your best friend was just like you, except he didn’t play football. Instead of going to football... Read more →

Commodities Fraud Sentencing, Word of Warning to Investors: Do Your Due Diligence

Self-professed investment professional Pedro Jaramillo was a pro at promoting himself and his financial prowess. Through a slickly produced online video, phony office space on Wall Street, and promises of unrealistic financial returns, this Peruvian national living in New York managed to convince more than two dozen investors to trust him with more than $1.2 million of their hard-earned money. Jaramillo, however, never invested a dime of their money—instead, he used it to line his own pockets and keep his Ponzi scheme going. Even his claim to be an investment professional was false—he wasn’t licensed to do anything remotely connected... Read more →

New app could become a neighborhood watch on steroids

SOMERVILLE - Somerset County is the first in the nation to launch an app that allows users to anonymously send in crime tips and text with detectives. The free app was launched Wednesday morning in the Apple Store and Google Play. It allows users to report crimes and threats, and upload images and video. The messenger… Read more →

TSA Pre✓® expands to include 5 additional domestic and international airlines

Expedited screening now available through 42 air carriers WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration today announced the expansion of its TSA Pre✓®expedited screening program to five additional domestic and international carriers. Now in operation, the five new partnering airlines are All Nippon Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Contour Aviation, Finnair and Korean Air. Today’s announcement brings the number of airlines participating in TSA Pre✓® to 42 domestic and international carriers. TSA Pre✓® is an expedited screening program that enables low-risk travelers to enjoy a smart and efficient screening experience at 200 U.S. airports. For TSA Pre✓® travelers, there is no need... Read more →

Legal Age to Purchase Smoking Products to Increase to 21

DOH updates about 10,000 vendors, vape shops & health officers on law change In advance of the age to purchase tobacco products and electronic smoking devices increasing to 21, the Department of Health mailed nearly 10,000 tobacco vendors and vape shop operators information about the law and signs for retailers to post. These materials have also been distributed to 95 county and local health officers in New Jersey. School districts, colleges and universities, and health advocates will also be receiving educational materials next week. As of Nov. 1, 2017, smokers must be at least 21 to buy these products. Bright... Read more →

Bill Clinton: NJ voters are stark raving crazy and foam at the mouth

Bill Clinton and NJ Gov. candidate Phil Murphy Former President Bill Clinton did not call voters who don't want New Jersey to be a sanctuary state "deplorable" yesterday when he was holding Phil Murphy's hand in Bergen County yesterday. He said we are stark raving crazy and prone to foam at the mouth, according to Politico's coverage. The hope is that the message can… Read more →

More Early Stage Lung Cancer Patients Survive the Disease

Newswise — CHICAGO — With the advancement of surgical and radiation therapy strategies for stage 1 non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), more patients are being treated, resulting in higher survival rates, according to a study published online today in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. “More and more patients are being cured of lung cancer, with both surgery and radiation as good treatment options,” said lead author Nirav S. Kapadia, MD, of the Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire, where he also has an appointment at the Dartmouth Institute of Health Policy and Clinical Practice. “Our study... Read more →

CNB JANUARY 2013 ARCHIVES: Gloucester City School Board Members Take Oath of Office

Thursday, January 24, 2013 By Anne Forline Gloucester City News Kathleen McHugh was elected Gloucester City Board of Education (BOE) President and Jackie Borger was named Vice President during last week’s reorganization meeting. Also, new School Board Members William “Bill” Johnson and Doug Ziegler were sworn in to replace Ed Hubbs and Linda Bittmann. McHugh said new committees were formed and board members were assigned various placements. The School Choice Committee was renamed to the “School Innovation Committee,” following a discussion among the board. Member Adam Baker also asked about the possibility of having a fact finding committee to ascertain... Read more →

Friday Night Football: Rams and Lions Suffer Defeats

Both local High Schools suffered defeats on Friday evening. The Lions on Homecoming lost to Pennsville 47 - 6 with Kyle Burkhardt providing the Lions lone score. The Rams went to the shore to battle Pleasantville where the defense was not part of the game with the visiting Rams on the losing side of a 66 - 40 score. Photos courtesy of Bruce Darrow RELATED: CNBNEWS POINT OF VIEW related: ClearysNoteBook YouTube Channel CNBNEWS TIPS AND SNIPPETS Related articles Longtime Princeton schools' athletic director dies at 57 With heat in forecast, Concord changes kickoff time of homecoming football game Mother... Read more →

Alice M. Lippincott former Manager of the Heritage Dairy Store and Ferry's Loading Dock

Alice M. Lippincott, (nee Stranahan) of Gloucester City passed away on October 23, 2017 at the age of 66. Loving mother of Shelly Lynn Lippincott and the late Mark Reader. Cherished grandmom of Jared Russ. Beloved sister of the late Terrence Stranahan and the late Mary Jane Fisher. Loving aunt of Lisa Stranahan Murphy and her children, Cassidy and Logun Kelly and Terry and Tracy Stranahan. Best friend of Alice Schlegel Allsworth and her son, Michael Schlegel. Alice was a lifelong resident of Gloucester City and longtime parishioner of St. Mary’s R.C. Church in Gloucester City. She was the former... Read more →

Cape May County Authorities Warn Residents About Marijuana Laced Halloween Candy

Cape May Court House, New Jersey (October 27, 2017)-– Acting County Prosecutor Robert W. Johnson and Chief of County Detectives Paul S. Skill issue a warning to all residents of Cape May County to be aware of the potential of acquiring marijuana candy and other forms of edible products, which may contain Tetrahydrocannbinol (THC). THC is the main ingredient in marijuana that causes a high and is dangerous to anyone who may consume these products either knowingly and or unknowingly. These products are illegal in the State of New Jersey, however they are being illegally transported into the State. This... Read more →

Mount Holly Man Receives 25 Years for Sexual Assault of Minors

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 27-year-old homeless man was sentenced today to 25 years in New Jersey state prison for sexually assaulting two young girls in Mount Holly last year. David W. Ragone pled guilty in March to one count of Aggravated Sexual Assault (First Degree) and one count of Sexual Assault (Second Degree). Under the terms of an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, he received 25 years for the first degree charge and a 10-year concurrent sentence for the second degree charge. Ragone, who was sentenced by the Hon. Jeanne T. Covert, P.J.Cr., will not be... Read more →

Police Arrest Pennsylvania Man for Allegedly Stealing Keys from a Gloucester City Work Truck

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 27, 2017)--Gloucester City police on Wednesday, October 25 apprehended a man from Bensalem, Pennsylvania for allegedly stealing keys from a city owned truck parked at the water treatment property on Johnson Blvd. According to the crime report on Wednesday at 3:31 pm Det. Joe Hopkins was flagged down at the basketball courts on Johnson Blvd. by employees of the Gloucester City Environmental Utilities Department regarding a burglary. An employee reported he witnessed a male enter a department work truck, parked inside the fenced in east side property of the water treatment plant. The male removed a... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Oct. 16-22

Reminder for the week: Waterfowl hunters, check your gear for prohibited lead shot DOVER (October 27, 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 Oct. 16-22 made 4,078 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters and the general public, including 165 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks, issuing 33 citations. Officers responded to 49 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public. An increased Fish &... Read more →

Obituary: Kenneth C. Vanderslice of Mt. Ephraim

On October 24, 2017 of Mt. Ephraim, formerly of Oaklyn, NJ, age 73. He was the beloved husband of the late Norma E. (nee Logue), loving father of Dennis (Melissa) and the late Patrick and Jeffrey Vanderslice and loving grandfather of Ethan, Jacob and Emily. He is also survived by his dear sister, Diana Gregg and many nieces and nephews. Ken was a longtime and devoted member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Oaklyn. He was proud to be a reserve in the United States Marine Corp. He was a former Boy Scout Leader, an avid gardener and enjoyed collecting... Read more →

Jefferson New Jersey Receives SNJDC Award for Innovation

VOORHEES, NJ (October 27, 2017) – Jefferson Health New Jersey (formerly Kennedy Health) was honored with the Innovation in Healthcare Award by the Southern New Jersey Development Council (SNJDC) at its recent Distinguished Achievement Awards Reception at Tavistock Country Club in Haddonfield, NJ. The awards, presented annually by the SNJDC, honor outstanding individuals, organizations and companies in the public and private sectors for their leadership in economic development in the southern eight counties of New Jersey. Kennedy Health’s recent merger with Jefferson Health was recognized because it will “enhance strategic investment for information technology, patient access and engagement, as well... Read more →

Gloucester Township PD Taking Part in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

On October 28th, the Gloucester Township Police Department will take part in the 14th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day from 10AM - 2PM Residents can bring their unused or expired medications to the Gloucester Township Police Watch Desk located at 1261 Chews Landing Road Laurel Springs, NJ 08021 The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. The effort to stop the abuse and diversion of prescription drugs begins at home - and must include... Read more →