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November 2017

Cherry Hill Man Charged with Child Pornography

CHERRY HILL, NJ (NOVEMBER 30, 2017)--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Cherry Hill Police Chief William Monaghan reported a Cherry Hill man has been arrested and charged Thursday, November 30, 2017, with child pornography. Scott Perlman, 32, has been charged with third degree Possession of Child Pornography. The charge resulted... Read more →

Thank You to Past and Present GCHS and GHS Football Players for Providing Such a Great Rivalry

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet We received a comment from an anonymous person who took us to task for giving the players from Gloucester Catholic and Gloucester High a Cheer recently in our November column for good sportsmanship. He/she said that Gloucester Catholic players taunted the players from Gloucester High... Read more →

Shockwaves felt in NJ from Earthquake in Delaware

An earthquake centered 6 miles east-northeast of Dover, Delaware, hit the Mid-Atlantic region late Thursday afternoon, shaking buildings and people, but causing no apparent damage. It was the biggest tremor to strike the East Coast in six years. Read more →

Delaware Offshore Wind Working Group to hold Dec. 5 public workshop

in Lewes in conjunction with DNREC’s Division of Energy & Climate DOVER (Nov. 30, 2017) – In conjunction with DNREC’s Division of Energy & Climate, Delaware’s Offshore Wind Working Group will host a public workshop Tuesday, Dec. 5 in Sussex County for input about the potential for offshore wind energy and... Read more →

Homicide Charges Filed Against Driver in Cinnaminson Collision; 15-Year-Old Killed

Gloucester City News blog files CINNAMINSON, NJ (November 30, 2017)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced today that criminal charges have been filed against the driver of a stolen vehicle that crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer earlier this month on Route 130 in Cinnaminson, killing a teenage passenger. The name... Read more →

Toms River Quality of Life Task Force Arrest Ten in Americana Motel Raid

TOMS RIVER, NJ --On November 22,2017 the Toms River Police Department’s Special Enforcement Team, along with the Townships Quality of Life Task Force, executed two search warrants at the Americana Motel; 925 Route 166. One of the search warrants was for the manager’s office and pertained to an ongoing narcotics investigation.... Read more →


A quarter of NJ Transit’s rail managers left the agency in the two years before the deadly crash at Hoboken Terminal, Curtis Tate reports for The Record. The railroad reported the turnover to the Federal Railroad Administration in documents The Record obtained in a Freedom of Information Act request. Tate writes:... Read more →



Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on recent public hearings held by the New York City panel authorized to assess the propriety of controversial monuments on public grounds: On November 27, the New York City Mayoral Commission on Art, Monuments, and Markers completed its hearings; they were held in all five... Read more →

Pennsylvania Establishes New Apprenticeship Program

Supported Through Tighter Clawback Provisions on Job Creation Programs Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced a new pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship program through the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) that will enable more Pennsylvania employers to develop the specialized training their workers need to close skills gaps in... Read more →

Jefferson Washington Township Hospital NICU Team Recognized During Prematurity Awareness Month

TURNERSVILLE, NJ (November 30, 2017) – The staff of Gloucester County, NJ’s only Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), located at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital, was honored and thanked by the March of Dimes South Jersey Chapter in late November as part of National Prematurity Awareness Month. Premature birth is the number... Read more →

HEALTH ALERT: More Than a Dozen People in 3 Counties May Have Been Exposed to Rabid Kitten

NJDOH reminds residents to protect themselves and their pets More than a dozen people in three New Jersey counties may have been exposed to a kitten who tested positive for rabies at the New Jersey Department of Health lab on Nov. 28. Any individuals or animals that may have been in... Read more →

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Majority of NJ Residents Think Menendez Should Resign

ClearysNoteBook Blog files While disgraced Senator Bob Menendez’s bribery trial ended in a hung jury, New Jersey voters have made up their mind that it’s time for Menendez to go. A new Rutgers-Eagleton poll released today finds that just 26% of New Jerseyans think Menendez should be reelected if he runs... Read more →

Riverton's Molly Foster Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

BATON ROUGE, LA (11/29/2017)-- Molly Foster of Riverton, New Jersey, recently was awarded a Study Abroad Grant worth $1,000 from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi--the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Foster is one of 25 students nationwide to receive the award. Currently... Read more →

Mass of Warm Rock Rising Beneath New England, Rutgers Study Suggests

Newswise — Slowly but steadily, an enormous mass of warm rock is rising beneath part of New England, although a major volcanic eruption isn’t likely for millions of years, a Rutgers University-led study suggests. The research is unprecedented in its scope and challenges textbook concepts of geology. “The upwelling we detected... Read more →

Sherman College Announces Summer 2017 Dean's List Includes Two Residents from New Jersey

SPARTANBURG, SC (11/29/2017)-- Vice President for Academic Affairs Joe Donofrio, D.C., A.C.P., is pleased to announce the students included on Sherman College's Dean's List for grades earned during the summer 2017 academic quarter. Dean's List students have achieved a grade point average of at least 3.5 for the quarter. Local students... Read more →


a homosexual nativity scene in Los Angeles Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the rash of offensive Christmas fare: It’s not even December, and the Christmas haters are already out in force. In addition to those who want to censor Christmas, such as the D.C. Metro Area Transit Agency, there... Read more →

CNB January 2013 Archives: The Party of Lincoln?

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 Posted 01/08/2013 | AMAC Authors, In The News, Opinion By Jedediah Bila Yesterday on Fox News, I heard an excellent monologue by Neil Cavuto, thoughts he shared about the Republican Party after seeing Spielberg’s “Lincoln.” He said what needed to be said, that the Republican Party has... Read more →

Essex County Man Sentenced To 79 Months In Prison For Fall 2016 Bank Robbery Spree

NEWARK, N.J. – A Newark man was sentenced today to 79 months in prison for robbing five banks in October and November 2016, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced. Jermaine Mason, a/k/a “Asim Harris,” 40, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge William J. Martini to an information charging him... Read more →

Jefferson Health’s Washington Township, NJ, Physical Therapy Department Wins “Best Of” Award

TURNERSVILLE, NJ (November 30, 2017) — Jefferson Health’s Washington Township Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PT) Department won a “Best of Washington Township” Award in the category of “Physical Therapy” in the recent “Best of Washington Township” contest run by the Greater Washington Township Chamber of Commerce and the Washington Township Times... Read more →

Kennedy Health Alliance Celebrates New Practice Opening

Cherry Hill, NJ (November 29, 2017) – The new Kennedy Health Alliance Cherry Hill General Surgery & Specialties practice celebrated its Grand Opening with a special reception on November 29th. The office – located in the new Medical Office Building at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital – houses several medical specialties, including:... Read more →

Pennsylvania Revives Solar Initiatives to Boost Clean Energy Jobs

November 29, 2017 Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf touted the commonwealth’s commitment to the advancement of solar energy and clean energy job creation by emphasizing the importance of two recent announcements and two ongoing initiatives that will help ensure Pennsylvania remains at the forefront in competing for good paying... Read more →

A Day With Glass Eels

by Deanna Gambino, Hourly Fisheries Technician Bureau of Marine Fisheries November 29, 2017 NOTE: This article is one in the series, A Day In the Life Of a Marine Fisheries Hourly. Figure 1 Finally, it was time for my first day in the field. Before heading out, we checked that the... Read more →

Drug Dealer Charged with Homicide in Death of Marlton Customer

MARLTON, NJ (November 29,2017)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Evesham Township Police Chief Christopher Chew announced that a Lawnside drug dealer has been charged with homicide for causing the death of a Marlton customer to whom he sold heroin in September. Jimmy Flakes Jr., 40, of the 100 block of Ashland... Read more →

Letter to the Ed: Reject the Robin-Hood Reverse Schemes

Friend, This week in Washington the GOP is working to pass the Trump tax scam -- which is a huge tax hike for New Jersey families that they are trying to pass off as some sort of deal. Don’t be fooled by their spin. Working families will pay thousands of dollars... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing New Jersey: Deer, Bear, Small Game Hunting In December

November 29, 2017 The week of December 4-9 may be the busiest week of the year for hunters in New Jersey: the concurrent Six-day Firearm Deer and Black Bear hunting seasons (Segment B) open Monday 1/2 hour before sunrise; the Permit Bow season continues in zones governed by Deer Regulation Sets... Read more →

Lack of Communication Puts Older Adults at Risk of Clashes Between Their Medicines

Newswise — ANN ARBOR, MI – Most older Americans take multiple medicines every day. But a new poll suggests they don’t get – or seek – enough help to make sure those medicines actually mix safely. That lack of communication could be putting older adults at risk of health problems from... Read more →

South Jersey Men Charged with Operating Prostitution Ring

HARRISBURG PA (November 29, 2017)— Two men who coerced six victims into prostitution with the false promise of easy money and then used drugs, violence and threats to control them have been arrested for human trafficking. Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s office worked closely with the Pennsylvania State Police and other law... Read more →

Coast Guard conducts out of water inspection on NYC ferry; Declared Safe for Passenger Use

NYC Ferry "Urban Journey" near the 59th Street Bridge (Queensboro Bridge) on the east side of Roosevelt Island (courtesy of https://www.vesselfinder.com) NEW YORK (November 29, 2017)---- Today the Coast Guard completed an out of water inspection on the ferry Urban Journey, hull number H201, one of 10 New York City commuter... Read more →

Two Shot in Camden City, One Man Dies

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (November 29, 2017)--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a shooting last night which resulted in the death of a Lawnside man. Camden County Police responded on November 28, 2017 at approximately 7:20 p.m. to 1100 block of Atlantic Avenue in... Read more →

Collingswood Man Convicted of Sexual Assault

COLLINGSWOOD, NJ (November 29, 2017)--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Collingswood Police Chief Kevin Carey announced that a Collingswood man has been convicted of sexual assault. A jury found Jason Wagner, 46, guilty of first degree Aggravated Sexual Assault today after a three-week trial. Wagner was also convicted of second... Read more →

LVC Students from New Jersey Attend Leadership Conference

ANNVILLE, PA (11/29/2017)-- More than 100 Lebanon Valley College students attended the College's seventh annual Leadership Conference on November 5. This year's theme was "People, Purpose, Passion." Local students who attended included: Brenden Rafanello of Delran (08075), a graduate of Delran High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in actuarial... Read more →


Final tab for Obama Family Vacations Released; Plus Trump's family Vacations Costs Included

First lady Michelle Obama wears a hijab while President Obama visits Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta in 2010 (Photo: Screenshot/CNN Turk) Judicial Watch announced Monday it obtained records from the U.S. Department of the Air Force and the Secret Service in response to a Freedom of Information Act request and two FOIA... Read more →


Gov.-elect Phil Murphy says he fully expects the Legislature to pass a millionaires tax, even though enthusiasm seems to be softening among some Democratic leaders. State Senate President Steve Sweeney has said he would reconsider his support if Congress enacts federal corporate and income tax cuts while repealing the federal deduction... Read more →

FBI searches Jersey Shore wildlife area for boys who disappeared in 1975

FBI agents combed a wildlife refuge area along the Jersey Shore in Stafford Township on Tuesday as part of a decades-old missing persons case involving two boys who were roommates, officials said. ... . Steven Anderson, 17, and David Williams, 12, went missing in April 1975 from the New Lisbon State... Read more →

NJ Democrats Not Sold on Murphy's Plans for Legal Weed and Millionaire Tax

They're two of the biggest priorities Phil Murphy wants to tackle after he is sworn in as New Jersey's next governor in January: raising taxing on millionaires and legalizing recreational marijuana. But Murphy has run into some pushback from his fellow Democrats who lead the New Jersey Legislature -- the people... Read more →

Retired Educators Top List Of Highest Pensions In Pennsylvania « CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A new report on pension costs in Pennsylvania shows retired educators collecting hundreds of thousands of dollars. Among the top recipients is a former Penn State University administrator who pleaded guilty to charges connected to the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Traditionally pensions are calculated by taking a look at... Read more →

Pennsylvania Remediates Three Former Industrial Sites

November 28, 2017 Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced three new approvals through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) that will clean up former industrial sites in Montgomery, Luzerne, and Allegheny counties to prepare them for occupation by businesses and residential properties. “The benefits of the ISRP are twofold,... Read more →

Slim Randles Home Country: Here's To Coffee

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet Slim Randles “Ahhh! Coffee!” said our resident cowboy, Steve, raising his cup at the philosophy counter. “Let’s raise our cups to whichever Brazilian came up with this stuff.” Very slowly, Herb Collins stood with his cup of coffee there in the midst of culture and education at... Read more →

Tyler Skye Named to ECAC All-Tournament Team

ANNVILLE, PA (11/27/2017)-- Tyler Skye of Bridgeton, N.J., is one of four Lebanon Valley College men's soccer players named to the ECAC All-Tournament team as the reigning ECAC DIII Men's Soccer Champions defended their crown by defeating Rutgers-Camden 3-2 to capture their second-consecutive ECAC Title on November 19. Skye, a graduate... Read more →

RFP Released for New Funding Available for Trenton Neighborhood Rental Developments

The state Department of Community Affairs (DCA) released its Request for Proposals (RFP) for nonprofit and for-profit developers to take advantage of $4.5 million available to create projects in the Trenton neighborhoods of downtown, Hanover Academy, Mill Hill or the Train Station that incorporate market-rate rental housing as part of an... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing NJ: Highlights of Proposed 2018-2019 Fish Code Regulation Changes

October 2, 2017 New Jersey's Fish and Game Council (Council) and the DEP Division of Fish and Wildlife are proposing amendments to the 2018 - 2019 Fish Code. The proposed amendments will be published in the October 2, 2017, New Jersey Register, initiating the sixty-day public comment period which will end... Read more →

Smart-Growth Policy Priorities Well Represented on Murphy Transition Team

Among those named to Gov.-elect Phil Murphy's transition team are 15 experts who have a current or prior affiliation with New Jersey Future, a sign that the priorities of the incoming administration will include some of the key issues outlined in New Jersey Future's gubernatorial blueprint. Named to leadership roles on... Read more →

A Guide to New Jersey's Most Colorful Real-Life Mobsters

by Seth Ferranti Major federal busts of the Bonanno and Gambino families earlier this month and the DeCavalcante family in 2015 suggest there’s there’s still a fair amount of Mafia activity in New York and New Jersey. But it's nothing on the scale of 40 or 50 years ago, when taking... Read more →

Retired and investing with friends or family? Think hard, and then think again

Thinking of investing with friends or family? Take a huge step back — and consider the story of Ron Smith and his daughter Lynn Byrne of Doylestown, Pa. Smith and Byrne invested and lost roughly $230,000 in a physical therapist's startup small business — and got no help from regulators. Smith,... Read more →

South Jersey Doctor Joins Rally Point, Aims to Tackle The Opioid Epidemic

Michael Rogers, MD New Jersey is in the grips of an opioid epidemic that is destroying lives and communities, but one local doctor is helping to change that through a more compassionate approach to addiction treatment. WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (PRWEB)November 09, 2017--The old fashioned idea that addicts must “hit rock bottom”... Read more →

CNB January 2013 Archives: Video: 36-Hours in Camden City | The Daily

Camden NJ One of the most dangerous cities in the United States Related articles Jefferson Health New Jersey's Wound Care Centers Raising Awareness of Diabetic Foot Ulcers (CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City) N.J. political fight could cost workers in Canada and North Dakota their jobs More Perfect Looks at Korematsu v. United States Ku... Read more →

N.J. Democrat Senator: Murphy should not "pay for legal pot with people's lives"

Incoming N.J. Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-19) recently surprised some observers by throwing cold water on marijuana legalization, telling state media that " [a]s with any bill - particularly any bill that would create something new - I think the devil is really in the details." Skepticism towards legalization – or... Read more →

CNB HUNTING/FISHING DELAWARE: DNREC to accept applications for Inland Bays’

shellfish aquaculture leases on a first-come, first-served basis DOVER (Nov. 28, 2017) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife will begin accepting more Inland Bays’ shellfish aquaculture lease applications postmarked after midnight Tuesday, Dec. 5 on a first-come, first-served basis. Initial applications were made after a lottery was held in May... Read more →

Hundreds of Leaders attend Virtua’s Healthcare Collaborations Summit

Event encourages diverse experts to work together for healthier communities More than 200 healthcare, business and government leaders recently took part in the third Healthcare Collaborations Summit – an innovative event hosted by Virtua. This year’s Summit focused on social determinants of health, including food insecurity, housing, safety, behavioral health, and... Read more →