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October 2017

COMMENTARY: FIVE WAYS THAT WILL HELP YOU UNDERSTAND WHO YOU ARE

Written by Amy W. Grunewald Exclusive for CNBNewsnet In this paper, you will learn about the best ways to find your passion in life. If you have no idea about what you want to do in life, these recommendations will help you. Legends of the technology world – Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, the most successful investor of the 20th century – Lauren Buffett, the greatest basketball player of all time – Michael Jordan – all these outstanding people had one thing in common – passion.... Read more →


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... 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... 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 NJ1015.com 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... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: MISTRAIL MOTION FAILS, DEFENSE RESTS IN MENENDEZ CASE

After seven and a half weeks of testimony, the defense in the Menendez trial rested on Monday, bringing the case one step closer to the finish line. NJTV says the day began with Judge William Walls denying a defense motion for a mistrial after the defense argued that the judge was biased against them. Jurors are expected to return on Wednesday to hear closing arguments before the case goes to the jury later this week or early next week. GUADAGNO TO TAKE BUS TOUR ACROSS... 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... 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... Read more →


Rabid Raccoon Confirmed in Camden

Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Health Department has been notified by the New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services (NJDHHS) that a raccoon picked up in Camden has tested positive for rabies. On October 7, a Camden resident observed a raccoon acting erratically. There was no human contact involved. The Animal Control Officer picked up the racoon and arranged for it to be tested at the New Jersey Public Health and Environmental Laboratories (PHEL) in Trenton. On October 24, the Camden County... 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... Read more →


$120 MILLION IN UPFRONT LICENSE FEES FOR PENNSYLVANIA FROM LEGAL ONLINE GAMBLING

PlayPennsylvania.com 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 PlayPennsylvania.com: “Pennsylvania Moves to Regulate Online Gambling.” Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf reportedly signed a bill... 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... 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... Read more →


PRINCIPALS MEET AND FOCUS ON BEST PRACTICES

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... Read more →


SPRING/SUMMER SURVEYS SHOW STRONG REBOUND OF AMERICAN SHAD IN THE DELAWARE

TRENTON - Biological surveys conducted this year suggest American shad are making a strong comeback in the Delaware River, historically famous for a once-prodigious population of this important fish species, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced today. Net surveys conducted during the spring resulted in the ninth largest overall haul of migrating adult shad ever recorded, while summer surveys of juvenile shad that hatched this year were the best in the nearly four decades of monitoring for juvenile shad. "The strong shad spawning... Read more →


Cooper Health Careers Offering Free Education and Promise of Employment for Camden People

Camden, NJ) – The Cooper Health Careers Initiative (CHCI), a new education and job training program leading to employment in medical coding, is offered free of cost to Camden City residents. The CHCI was developed in partnership with the Camden County Freeholder Board, Cooper University Health Care, Camden County Technical Schools, Camden County One Stop, Camden County College, Camden County Workforce Development Board and Hopeworks N Camden. “This program will become the access and opportunity point for the students of Camden to open doors into... Read more →


When The Bully Is The Teacher

Source Great Schools by: Jessica Kelmon | October 25, 2017 When Karen Eubank’s son first complained about his “mean” teacher, she took it with a grain of salt. “Usually ‘mean’ just means a teacher makes you study, is demanding, or wants you to answer questions,” says the Dallas, TX mom. “Not that [the teacher’s] being verbally abusive.” Unfortunately, that’s exactly what it meant. Eubank had transferred her son from a private school to a new charter that a friend recommended. During the tour, Eubank fell... 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... Read more →


NJ News Commons: SHARP DIVIDE ON ABORTION AND SCHOOLS IN NEW JERSEY GOVERNOR RACE

The two frontrunners in the race to become the next governor of New Jersey disagree on many issues, including school funding and women's health issues. WNYC and NJ Spotlight have teamed up to create an interactive voter guide to help you understand where each of the major candidates stand on various issues at stake in this year's election. THOUSANDS WITHOUT POWER IN NJ AS UTILITY CREWS WORK TO RESTORE SERVICE Thousands of homes and businesses across the state were without power this morning as the... 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... Read more →


Brooklawn Circle Construction Work Begins 24/7 Starting Tuesday, October 31; Expect Delays

BROOKLAWN, NJ (October 30,2017)--Dr. Samuel Rosetti, Superintendent/Principal of the Brooklawn School District notified parents of students today about the Brooklawn Circle construction work starting 24/7 beginning on Tuesday, October 31. As a result of the new schedule, there will be times when the circle will be completely shutdown. The school official urged parents of students and school employees to find another route to the school campus during this period. 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... 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... Read more →


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

image courtesy of http://iwantimage.com/ 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... Read more →


TRAVEL ALERT: PSE&G Gas Main Repairs in Brooklawn

(Oct. 30, 2017 – Newark, N.J.) – Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) is making repairs to its natural gas facilities on Rt. 130 in Brooklawn, between the Brooklawn Circle and Browning Road. All of the work will be done in the northbound lanes. The repairs are a result of required surveys following the NJDOT Highway Project in the area, and are scheduled to begin on or about Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. The work is expected to take two to three weeks to complete. “Our... 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... 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... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Maryland: Black Bear Hunt Concludes ; 128 Bears Harvested

October 27, 2017 Preliminary Results Indicate 128 Bears Harvested Autumn Color by Steve Oliver Unpredictable weather conditions in “Mountain Maryland” didn’t hamper hunters from enjoying time afield this week during the state’s 2017 Black Bear Hunting Season. Preliminary results of the 14th annual hunt reveal that 128 hunters successfully harvested a bruin over the four-day hunt in western Maryland despite battling heavy rains, reduced daylight and dropping temperatures. “We are thrilled with another successful bear hunt and view it as further evidence that the department... Read more →


Solar Farm Powers EPA Environmental Center in Edison

(Edison, NJ – October 25, 2017) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez announced today that the EPA has installed 4,788 photovoltaic panels at their Edison, New Jersey campus. The solar array system will generate enough electricity to power 45% of the campus’ electrical demand based on annual consumption. “It is fitting that EPA lead by example in using renewable energy sources, and I’d like to see efforts like this expanded throughout NJ and the region,” said Pete Lopez, EPA Region 2 Administrator.... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more →


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

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 related FREINDLY FIRE BY CHRISTOPHER FREIND (cnbnews.net)Fire 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... Read more →