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October 2017

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 →


Remains identified as N.J. man missing in Korean War

The remains of a New Jersey soldier who went missing during the Korean War will be buried next month at Arlington National Cemetery. Officials say Army Pfc. Richard Lucas' remains were recently identified. The 17-year-old Monmouth man was reported missing in November 1950. He was serving with Company C, 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry… Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: The Importance of Play

Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet image courtesy of pixabay.com Playing with the family pet is an important social interaction, both for the pet and the human. It increases the human/animal bond and ideally brings joy to all participants. The activities of throwing a ball, playing tug with a toy, or simply scratching or petting your dog all add depth to your relationship with your dog. Dogs learn to play as puppies. If you have rescued a dog and he shows no interest in toys, it’s likely he was deprived of this interaction throughout his life. A typical ‘puppy mill’ dog will... Read more →


CITIZENS UNITED LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

Millville, NJ - Local non-profit organization, Citizens United to Protect the Maurice River and Its Tributaries, Inc. (CU Maurice River), recently launched its new website www.cumauriceriver.org. Their mission is to protect the watershed of the Maurice River and the region for current and future generations to enjoy the environmental, recreational, and cultural resources of this global treasure for years to come. They chose local advertising and marketing agency Scientific Marketing Services Inc. (SMS), located in Landisville NJ, to revitalize their old website. Being part of the community, SMS recognized the importance of CU Maurice River’s previous work and their need... 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 →


Westmont Resident Dr. Michelle Kanther Named Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

PHILADELPHIA, PA (10/27/2017) Michelle Kanther, PhD, has been named assistant professor of biological sciences at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. She comes to USciences with experience researching the interactions between microbe and the immune system. Dr. Kanther was previously a lecturer at Bryn Mawr College. At USciences, Dr. Kanther will be teaching immunology and biology. Dr. Kanther's research interests have focused on the interactions between the microbes in the gut and the innate immune system. Mounting evidence has shown that the microorganisms found residing on our epithelial surfaces, and particularly in our gut, contribute to important biological functions including... Read more →


Dozens of local students to participate in Young Americans Performing Arts Workshop & Show

Dozens of third through 12th graders in southern New Jersey will join forces with the internationally-acclaimed Young Americans during their National Music Outreach Tour, an event that occurs locally just once every three years. On November 9-11 at Camden County College’s Lincoln Hall, student participants will work side-by-side these talented performers as they engage in a workshop focused on voice, dance, and performance techniques. Then, on November 11 at the college’s Dennis Flyer Theatre, student participants will share the stage with the Young Americans in a spectacular two-hour show in front of parents, families, teachers, and community members. The workshop... 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 →


FRIDAY October 27th EVENT: Gloucester City Comedy Night at Elizabeth's Ballroom

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CNB HUNTING/FISHING PENNSYLVANIA: Poacher Sentenced; New Pheasant Stocking Map Undated

HUNTINGDON COUNTY POACHER SENTENCED Rusty Stephen Garlock, 25, of Three Springs, Pa., was sentenced on Friday, Oct. 13 in Huntingdon County court after pleading to charges stemming from an assault on Wildlife Conservation Officer Richard Macklem II as he attempted to stop his vehicle during a poaching incident, Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. Huntingdon County President Judge George Zanic sentenced Garlock to serve 18 months to three years in a State Correctional Institution for the felony count of aggravated assault on a law-enforcement officer. Garlock also was fined $2,000 and ordered to pay the costs of prosecution. For the felony count... 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 →


US Death Rates from Alzheimer’s Disease Increased 55 Percent from 1999 to 2014

More caregiver support needed as disease burden grows Death rates from Alzheimer’s disease (AD) increased 55 percent between 1999 and 2014, according to data released today in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The number of Alzheimer’s deaths at home also increased during the same period, from 14 percent to 25 percent, suggesting an increase in the number of caregivers that would benefit from support, including education and case management services. Alzheimer’s disease is a fatal form of dementia. It is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for 3.6 percent of all deaths in... Read more →


Take Down Your Halloween Decorations! You're Making a 15-Year-Old Gloucester City Boy Afraid

Alloway Township residents say Halloween Hanging Man decoration is racist by CNBNews Staff UPDATED: Vicki Alcott sent us a link to a similar incident about Alloway Township residents complaining about a Halloween decoration that displays a hanging man. Hanging from the porch, according to NJadvancemedia.com, is a figure of a man wearing a fake blood-soaked button-down shirt, pants and sneakers. It has gloves on its hands, which are tied behind its back, a sack on the head and a rope tied around its neck.The NAACP was contacted because people felt that Halloween decoration was racist. A stuffed figure with a... Read more →


Middle Twp. Man Dies from Overdose; Suspect Arrested for Allegedly Selling Deceased Heroin

Cape May Court House, New Jersey - Cape May County Acting Prosecutor Robert W. Johnson and Middle Township Police Chief Christopher Leusner report that on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, Middle Township Police responded to a 9-1-1 call of an unresponsive male at a residence on Meadow Valley Road in the Burleigh section of Middle Township, New Jersey. Upon arrival of police, Sonny Sinnerard, a 23 year old male, was discovered deceased. A subsequent joint investigation was initiated by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Detective Bureau of the Middle Township Police Department. During the course... Read more →


Pemberton Township Man Indicted for Attempted Murder

Malik I. Mayberry PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP NJ--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 19-year-old man was indicted on attempted murder and weapons charges for shooting a Pemberton Township resident in the ear earlier this year. Malik I. Mayberry, of the 100 block of Delap Court, was indicted on one count of Attempted Murder (First Degree), one count of Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Second Degree) and one count of Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Second Degree). The indictment was returned today and signed by Prosecutor Coffina. An arraignment will be scheduled soon in Superior Court. The investigation... Read more →


Riverton Man Indicted for Sexual Assault of a Minor

Tyler J. Chrupcala RIVERTON, NJ (October 26, 2017)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 25-year-old Riverton man who was arrested last year for sexually assaulting a teenage girl was indicted by a Burlington County Grand Jury. Tyler J. Chrupcala, of the 200 block of Elm Avenue, was indicted on four counts of Sexual Assault (Second Degree) and one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Third Degree). The indictment was returned October 24 and signed by Prosecutor Coffina. An arraignment will be scheduled soon in Superior Court. The offense occurred at a residence in Riverton in November 2016.... Read more →


Touchdown Club of Southern New Jersey honorees for Weeks 4-7; Includes Two GCHS Players

Following are the Touchdown Club of Southern New Jersey honorees for the games from Sept. 28-October 21. Week 4 T.J. Franden, Eastern Matt Gray, Gloucester Catholic Erick Riley, Overbrook DeShawn ... Read more →


CNB HUNTING/FISHING NJ: Injured Hunter Hoisted from Woods after Falling from Treestand

QUINTON TWP. -- A hunter was hoisted out of a wooded area by a state police helicopter early Wednesday morning after falling from a tree stand and injuring himself, authorities said. ... received a call around 8:13 a.m. that a man needed help in the woods off North Burden Hill Road, according to New Jersey State Police Spokesman Lt. Ted Schafer. Schafer said the man's wife had called ... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: LINDSEY GRAHAM SAYS HE WILL TESTIFY AT MENENDEZ TRIAL

Republican South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham is expected to testify today at the public corruption trial of Democrat New Jersey Sen Bob Menendez Graham's office said he was going to appear as a character witness for Menendez, The Record reports. Defense attorneys in the case are expected to wrap up their case in the next several days. THE STAR-LEDGER RELUCTANTLY ENDORSES MURPHY FOR GOVERNOR The Star-Ledger Editorial Board has endorsed Democrat Phil Murphy for governor, but they are not happy about it. The board lays out its case in this long and depressing treatise on why it chose Murphy, which... Read more →


LETTERS TO THE ED: Voting fulfills a civic obligation

Dear American Legion Family and Friends, Even in non-presidential voting years, I look forward to participating in my civic obligation to vote for the candidates of my choosing. In fact, voting in municipal elections is considered vitally important to our democracy. Whether your city or town is casting ballots this year for mayor, city council, school board or other local offices, those elected will have the power to make decisions that affect you and your neighbors for years to come. The American Legion strongly believes in citizens exercising their rights to vote. We also encourage Legion posts and American Legion... Read more →


Cancers Associated with Overweight and Obesity Make up 40 percent of Cancers Diagnosed in the United States

More than 630,000 in the U.S. affected Overweight and obesity are associated with increased risk of 13 types of cancer. These cancers account for about 40 percent of all cancers diagnosed in the United States in 2014, according to the latest Vital Signs report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Overall, the rate of new cancer cases has decreased since the 1990s, but increases in overweight- and obesity-related cancers are likely slowing this progress. About 630,000 people in the U.S. were diagnosed with a cancer associated with overweight and obesity in 2014. About 2 in 3 occurred... Read more →


InLiquid 2017 Silent Auction Benefit November 2-5

@ Crane Arts, 1400 N American Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122 VIP Night: Thursday, November 2nd, 6-10PM Young Professional Night: Friday, November 3rd, 6-9PM Main Event: Saturday, November 4th, 6-10PM PHILADELPHIA, PA--InLiquid Art + Design is hosting its 17th annual Silent Auction & Benefit. The 2017 auction and exhibition will take place on Thursday, November 2nd through Saturday, November 5th at Crane Arts. The Benefit is a leading cultural and social event in Philadelphia to showcase premier collections of contemporary art, and raise funds in support of InLiquid and its public programming. InLiquid believes that good art is at arm’s reach... Read more →


Another View: Censoring Halloween

Bill Donohue | The Catholic League October 25, 2017 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on efforts to censor Halloween: No place in America is supposed to be a bastion of free speech more than a college campus, but it gave up that mantle long ago. Next week it will go into high gear—it has already begun—banning Halloween costumes deemed offensive. Offensive to whom? Liberal sensibilities, of course. Last month, Disney pulled its "Moana" costume after charges of racism surfaced. No one should read this as a statement against bigotry: Disney has a long history of making anti-Catholic movies and... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Maryland: Fall Turkey Season Opens in Western Maryland Oct. 28

October 25, 2017 Hunters Encouraged to Wear Fluorescent Orange Photo by Lori R. Bramble The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today that the fall turkey hunting season will open Oct. 28 and continue through Nov. 4 in Allegany, Garrett and Washington counties, with a bag limit of one turkey per hunter. The 2017 Wild Turkey Observation Survey Summary shows turkey reproduction in western Maryland was slightly below average, but high enough to maintain the population at previous levels. “Western Maryland has always been a stronghold for wild turkeys,” Wildlife and Heritage Service Director Paul Peditto said. “Hunters that are... Read more →


NEW JERSEY AMONG TOP FIVE STATES FOR TREE CITY USA COMMUNITIES

GARDEN STATE MUNICIPALITIES SHOW COMMITMENT TO COMMUNITY FORESTRY THROUGH PARTICIPATION IN NATIONAL PROGRAM TRENTON - The Arbor Day Foundation reports that 154 New Jersey communities have earned the prestigious Tree City USA award, placing New Jersey in the top five states with the most communities in this distinguished environmental program, the Department of Environmental Protection announced today. Since its inception in 1976, the Tree City USA program has been helping communities across the nation manage, protect and increase their number of trees, as well as educating the public on the important role that trees play in the environment and their... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS: Pet Valu Grand Opening Deptford Store

RELATED: CNB BUSINESS Every pet-family loves a free dog wash, right? Plus free treats, giveaways, discounted prices and activities galore? Pet Valu’s grand opening for its new Deptford store is this Saturday, October 28 . It’ll be running all day with tons of fun for people and pets alike, including: **Free dog washes in the spa-like self-serve station **Goody bags for the first 50 customers, raffles all day for a dog bed and cat tree and other gift baskets **Kid-friendly entertainment like a clown and Pet Valu's very own DANCING DOG mascot **Visitors from the Gloucester County Seeing Eye Puppy... Read more →


Landscape Project Training/Info Session

New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife will be holding a Landscape Project Training and Information Session on Thursday, November 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Rutgers University, Center for Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis, 14 College Farm Road, Cook Campus, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. To register, please e-mail landscapeproject@dep.nj.gov . Designed to guide strategic wildlife habitat conservation, the Landscape Project is a pro-active, ecosystem-level approach for the long-term protection of imperiled species and their important habitats in New Jersey. To learn more, please visit http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/ensp/landscape/ . For questions related to the Landscape Project, please e-mail landscapeproject@dep.nj.gov... Read more →


"Bulbs" will be presented by Rutgers Master Gardeners of Camden County

"Bulbs" will be presented by Rutgers Master Gardeners of Camden County. Learn about the importance of Fall bulbs. Marge Miller, Master Gardener, Class of 2010 will be the speaker. This talk will be held on Friday, October 27, 2017 at the Camden County Parks Environmental Center, 1301 Park Blvd., Cherry Hill, NJ 08002. Sign-in is at 6:30 pm, talk starts promptly at 7:00 pm. Fee is $10 per household. Checks can be mailed to the office payable to Master Gardeners of Camden County. Attention: Becki Szkotak. For more information and to register, call the Master Gardeners' office at 856-216-7130 or... Read more →


Camden County Police Department...a Model for Community Connection

Wednesday 10-18-2017| by Staff CAMDEN CITY, NJ--Creativity is key in imagining a better Camden. It’s a holistic approach, and an integral part of building on the best the city offers in the pursuit of a safer Camden. Policing in a city historically plagued with crime and drug activity poses many challenges. After years of a vicious cycle of crime and incarceration in cities across America, many in our communities have viewed the police as an occupying force. In the past few years, the Camden County Police Department (CCPD) sought to change that perception. They introduced a new approach to change... Read more →


DRBC Supports the Decree Parties’ 10-Year Extension of the Flexible Flow Management Program

WEST TRENTON, N.J. (October 26) – The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) today recognized with appreciation the new 10-year, two-part Flexible Flow Management Program (FFMP) that was unanimously approved by the parties to the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court Decree, which are the basin states of Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania and the City of New York (NYC) (the decree parties). “This new agreement helps to balance the water supply needs of the four basin states and NYC,” said DRBC Executive Director Steve Tambini. “At the same time, the agreement continues to evolve to better protect aquatic life, enhance... Read more →


UPCOMING EVENTS in CAMDEN CITY

Fun for Everyone: Moonlight Adult Tour of the Battleship October 27th Adults can learn about the mature-side of the Battleship with this Curator-led tour of the dark Battleship! All guests will receive a complimentary flashlight to guide them through the ship as they check out sailor art and hear tales. Complete your tour with a cold beer, glass of wine or soft drink on the deck. Tours for adults only are $34.95. Click for Tickets Mermaids at Adventure Aquarium Due to popular demand, the Mermaid Experience will return this coming November to Adventure Aquarium. The limited time engagement will feature... Read more →


Child Advocacy Center to Open in Woodbury

WOODBURY, NJ--The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office will open a Child Advocacy Center in Woodbury NJ where children believed to have been abused can be interviewed in a setting designed to be safe and comfortable. The center, decorated with art made by local school children, will be housed in a building at 47 Cooper St. “This center will help us prosecute child abusers more effectively while coordinating the services we can provide to child abuse victims in Gloucester County,” said county Prosecutor Sean F. Dalton. “We want to thank our state legislators for making this funding available.” Financing for the center... Read more →


CNB Travel News: Maryland Fall Foliage and Festival Report October 28 to October 29

RELATED: CNB TRAVEL NEWS Welcome to the Fall Foliage and Festival Report for the weekend of Oct. 28 and 29, brought to you by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Maryland Office of Tourism. Well, this is the weekend for ghosts, goblins and other fright-worthy tricks and treats, and there are lots of Halloween events for everyone to enjoy! For leaf peepers the fall of 2017 has been more trick than treat. As a result of a lengthy drought and unusually warm weather, Maryland and our sister states have not earned any seasonal bragging rights this year. That does... Read more →


You're Invited!!! Comedy Night October 27th

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Oct. 28

WOODBURY, NJ--Continuing a nine-year campaign to remove expired or unwanted prescription medications from homes before they are abused or misused, local police departments will accept anonymous drop-offs of pharmaceuticals at their headquarters on Saturday, October 28. In addition to collection boxes placed at police departments, the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office will post an officer at the County Store in the Deptford Mall to receive drop-offs. “This is an excellent opportunity to get rid of old and potentially dangerous prescription drugs in a safe and convenient manner,” said Gloucester County Prosecutor Sean F. Dalton. “I would urge all county residents to... Read more →