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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 from an investigation that was initiated on November 17, 2017. Detectives from the High Tech Crimes Unit (HTCU) of the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office executed a search warrant for Perlman’s residence on the 1700 block of Hillside Drive in Cherry Hill. Detectives located numerous digital devices which were seized... 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 and the person insinuated that GCHS players and the school administration should be ashamed of themselves for behaving so poorly. We received no other comments on the topic. The person wrote, in part, "Good sportsmanship? GC (Gloucester Catholic) had four or five unsportsmanlike conduct, sang "Na Nanna hey, hey,... 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 the ways that it might benefit the state. The workshop will begin at 6 p.m. at the Lewes Public Library, 111 Adams Avenue, Lewes, DE 19958. As with a workshop held Nov. 29 in Odessa, the Lewes workshop will begin with a briefing on the status of the Offshore... 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 of the defendant is being withheld at this time because he was a juvenile when the crash occurred on November 15. He has been charged with Aggravated Manslaughter (First Degree), Vehicular Manslaughter (Second Degree), Eluding (Second Degree) and Theft (Third Degree). The Prosecutor’s Office is considering filing a petition... 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. The operation led to the arrest of ten individuals for warrants and offenses ranging from possession of Controlled Dangerous Substances to Distribution of Controlled Dangerous Substances. A fire inspection was also conducted by the Bureau of Fire Prevention and the motel was found to be in violation of several... 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 one killer of infants in the United States; in 2016, one out of every 10 newborns was premature. The Jefferson Washington Township Hospital NICU team was recognized for all it does to support mothers and premature babies. Pictured, from left, are: Lynn Stites, RN; NICU Nurse Manager Julia Burke;... 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 contact with this kitten between Nov. 13 and Nov. 23 should contact their local health department and consult a medical or veterinary health care provider to determine if rabies exposures occurred. On Nov. 12, a stray kitten was found and adopted in Edison, and the owner received rabies post-exposure... 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 for another term. Even more worrying for the Senator, who was tried on federal charges of bribery, conspiracy, fraud and other corruption related charges, 49% think Menendez should resign from the Senate. It’s clear that Menendez has lost the trust of New Jersey voters and will have a steep... 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 are those who prefer to trash the Christian holiday by using obscene sex-themed depictions. There is a homosexual nativity scene in Los Angeles, courtesy of comedian Cameron Esposito, that has caught the eye of many; it features two Josephs. We looked to find a homosexual depiction of the birth... 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 lost its way. I couldn’t agree more. Cavuto stated: It doesn’t make sense that a party that defined itself providing opportunity for all now gets bested by another party pushing government for all. How the heck did that happen? How did a party founded by disgruntled northern white Protestants... 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 with five counts of bank robbery. Judge Martini imposed the sentence today in Newark federal court. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court, Mason robbed the following banks on the dates set forth below: Bank Location Date Kearny Bank Harrison Oct. 21, 2016 PNC... 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 newspaper. Members of the PT Department, shown here with Washington Township Mayor Joann Gattinelli (sixth from left),were on hand for an awards ceremony held November 28th at Wedgwood Country Club in Turnersville, NJ. Readers of the Washington Township Times submitted hundreds of ballots to cast their votes for the... 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: General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Breast Surgery, Gastroenterology and Vascular Surgery. Shown here are several physicians who will practice at the new office and their supporters, as surgeon Larry Cohen, DO, cuts the ribbon at the opening celebration. 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 van had all the necessary gear - waders, dip net, thermometer, meter stick, buckets, tote, brush and ropes. Since a subsample of the collected glass eels (baby American Eels) get brought back to the lab each day, those eels must be taken and released back into the field 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 Avenue in Lawnside, was taken into custody yesterday at his residence and charged with Strict Liability for a Drug-Induced Death (First Degree). He was lodged in the Burlington County Jail pending a detention hearing in Superior Court. The case will now be prepared for presentation to a Burlington County... 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 more so the rich can get richer. This is unacceptable. Sign on if you want to stop massive tax hikes in New Jersey. Trump is pushing to slash taxes for people who have private jets while middle-class families are worrying about making ends meet, paying medical bills, and putting... 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 interactions between their drugs, and between their prescription drugs and other substances such as over-the-counter medicines, supplements, food and alcohol. The new results, from the National Poll on Healthy Aging, show that only about one in three older Americans who take at least one prescription drug have talked to... 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 enforcement agencies to build the prostitution and trafficking case. Kenneth Crowell, 34, and Barry “Bear” Schiff, 50, coerced six women into a forced servitude as prostitutes in a human trafficking ring that operated in Lancaster, Montgomery, Philadelphia and York counties and southern New Jersey from 2014 until October 2017.... 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 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 ferries in the 200-series fleet. After completing a detailed inspection of the vessel’s hull, the Urban Journey was declared safe for continued passenger operations. Underwater hull inspections were conducted on all other vessels in the 200-series fleet and no structural concerns were identified. Significant hull corrosion was recently identified... 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 the city in reference to a ShotSpotter activation and 9-1-1 calls for a shooting. When officers arrived, they located two victims, a 28-year-old Camden man, and Stanford Brown, 30, of Lawnside, both suffering from gunshot wounds. Both individuals were transported to Cooper University Hospital. The 28-year-old was treated and... 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 degree Sexual Assault, second degree Attempted Aggravated Sexual Assault, second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child, third degree Attempted Sexual Assault, third degree Aggravated Criminal Sexual Contact. At the trial, Deputy First Assistant Prosecutor Grace MacAulay presented evidence and testimony showing Jason Wagner sexually assaulted a 13-year-old boy... 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 lawsuits for travel expenses by… 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 School in Burlington County. The boys, who both had developmental disabilities, wandered off into the wood ... 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 the state employee’s highest average salary over three years. It also takes years of service into consideration. The top 20 highest pensions in the state earn more than $215K per year in benefits. That amount is so large that it has to be paid by two plans because it... 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, not only removing harmful chemicals and contaminants from these sites and protecting our environment, but also making them ready for new occupants,” Governor Wolf said. “Having these sites ready for business is a significant attraction when companies are looking to relocate or expand here.” The ISRP provides loans and... 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 overall urban revitalization strategy. The funds, which are being provided as gap financing, come from the Downtown Living Initiative Program and will be available in the form of a zero percent non-amortizing loan. The minimum number of project rental units is 10, and only one project will be awarded... 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 on December 1, 2017. (See the Notice of Rule Proposal at for a link to the full proposal.) The Fish Code governs when, by what means, at which locations, in what numbers, and at what sizes, fish, and certain turtles and frogs may be pursued, caught, killed, or... 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, 82, and his daughter, 53,… 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” and be cut off from loved ones before getting help isn’t a part of Rally Point’s culture. The center’s addiction treatment programs are tailored to the patient’s unique needs, and based on love and inclusion in a family-like atmosphere. Patients get that sense of family not only from Dr.... 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 Klux Klambakes 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 at least a rapid legalization… 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 to determine the order of selection. Now that all of the lottery participants have selected their potential lease locations, applications are being accepted by DNREC for the remainder of the available acreage. Beginning after midnight on Dec. 5, applications and a required $300 application fee can be sent via... 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 telemedicine. Such “social” aspects play a critical role in people’s wellbeing. “There’s truly strength in numbers,” said Dennis W. Pullin, FACHE, President and CEO of Virtua. “As we partner and collaborate, we can pool our ideas and our resources, all in an effort to improve our community.” Featured speakers... Read more →

New Jersey Sierra Club Joins Congressman Pallone at Woodbridge Brownfrield Park

The New Jersey Sierra Club joined Congressman Frank Pallone at the Woodbrige Waterfront Park today to address the importance of brownfield revitalization. The Sierra Club called for the reauthorization and full funding of the EPA’s brownfields grant program. The House is going to be voting on reauthorizing the program this week. Jeff Tittel, Director of the New Jersey Sierra Club, released the following statement: "We are calling on Congress to preserve funding for brownfield revitalization through the EPA's Brownfields Grant Program. They must reauthorize the program with Congressman Pallone's bill. This program is important for improving the environment, health, safety,... Read more →

Camden County PD Seeks Public's Help Identifying Burglary Suspect (video)

(Camden City, NJ) – The Camden County Police Department is investigating a burglary and is asking for help from the public to identify the suspect. The incident occurred on Nov. 21 at approximately 3:20 a.m. on the 2500 block of Federal Street when a suspect broke into a jewelry store and stole multiple items before fleeing the area. The suspect, described as a black male with a beard, can be seen on surveillance video committing the crime. If you have any information about this suspect or crime, please call the Camden County Police Department tip line at (856) 757-7042. The... Read more →

OBITUARY: James J. Miloszenski, age 74, of Fairview; Vietnam War Army Veteran

On November 26, 2017. Age 74. Of the Fairview section of Camden. Beloved son of the late John S. and Mary Miloszenski. Loving brother of the late William C. Miloszenski (surviving wife Viola). Beloved uncle of William Miloszenski Jr. (Andrea) and James Miloszenski. James proudly served our country in the USMC during the Vietnam War. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Friday, December 1, 2017 from 11 AM to 12 Noon at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Funeral service 12 Noon in the funeral home Interment will follow in Brig. Gen. Wm. C.... Read more →

Years Before Heading Offshore, Herpes Researcher Experimented On People In U.S.

Marisa Taylor, Kaiser Health News Three years before launching an offshore herpes vaccine trial, an American researcher vaccinated patients in U.S. hotel rooms in brazen violation of U.S. law, a Kaiser Health News investigation has found. Southern Illinois University associate professor William Halford administered the shots himself at a Holiday Inn Express and a Crowne Plaza Hotel that were a 15-minute drive from the researcher’s SIU lab. Halford injected at least eight herpes patients on four separate occasions in the summer and fall of 2013 with a virus that he created, according to emails from seven participants and interviews with... Read more →

Franken Must Take His Own Medicine

November 27, 2017 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Sen. Al Franken: Yesterday, Sen. Al Franken broke his silence and did a media tour explaining away his sexual offenses. "I'm looking forward to getting back to work tomorrow," he said. He should instead take some of his own medicine and resign. Five years ago, Franken co-sponsored a bill, the End Trafficking in Government Contracting Act, to strengthen federal legislation on human trafficking, which includes sexual exploitation. The bill, which was approved by the Senate in December 2012, was necessitated because of the failure of the existing "zero tolerance" policy.... Read more →

New Approach to Tracking How Deadly 'Superbugs’ Travel Could Slow Their Spread

Newswise — ANN ARBOR, Mich. and Chicago -- Killer bacteria – ones that have out-evolved our best antibiotics -- may not go away anytime soon. But a new approach to tracking their spread could eventually give us a fighting chance to keep their death toll down. Using data from a 2008 outbreak of one of the most-feared “superbugs,” and modern genetic sequencing techniques, a team has successfully modeled, and predicted, the way the organism spread between and within dozens of healthcare facilities. The approach can tell if the bug is spreading within a hospital, nursing home or long-term acute care... Read more →


Written by Peter G. Sánchez From Christian hip-hop artist TobyMac to Archbishop Jose Gomez, Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis — home of the Indianapolis Colts —was the home to more Hail Mary’s than quarterback Peyton Manning ever threw. Eighty-four youth and ministry leaders from the Diocese of Camden joined thousands from around the nation in celebrating their Catholic faith from Thursday, Nov. 16 to Saturday, Nov. 18 at the National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC). “I hope you have an encounter with God that lasts a lifetime,” TobyMac said as he energized the dancing and screaming youth with his hits such... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Agents Arrest Illegal Alien Convicted of Rape in Arizona

Release Date: November 27, 2017 TUCSON, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents from the Tucson Station apprehended a 40-year-old Mexican man in the desert near Sasabe, Arizona, on Saturday afternoon for illegally entering the United States. Photo Courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection While processing Juan Sotelo-Carasco, agents conducted a records check and learned he was convicted and sentenced in 2016 for rape in Contra Costa County, California. Sotelo is being held in federal custody pending prosecution for felony criminal immigration violations. Read more →

Garage Fire in Lower Township

LOWER TOWNSHIP, NJ (November 27, 2017) --The Lower Township Police Department received a 911 call reporting a structure fire located on the 200 block of Lennox Avenue, in the Fishing Creek section of Lower Township, on Saturday, November 25, 2017, at approximately 5:20 a.m. Upon arrival, officers observed the detached garage fully engulfed in flames. Fire crews from Station 60 - Villas, Station 61 - Townbank and Station 62 – Erma, arrived quickly and were able to contain the fire to only the garage. There was minor heat damage to the vinyl siding on the residence; however, the detached garage... Read more →

Francis E. “Reds” Quinlan
, O'Donnell's Bartender, Known for his Famous Eggnog and Manhattans

Reds Quinlan, Age 83 Surrounded by his loving family, on November 25, 2017, at the age of 83. Of Gloucester City. Loving husband of 53 years to the late Florence Quinlan (nee Sauer). Loving father of Catherine Wiley (late Glenn), Theresa Graf (Matt), Margaret McIntyre, Debra Marshall (Bob), Joseph Quinlan (Kim), Regina Stief (Mike) and the late Francis Quinlan. Cherished grandfather of 20, great-grandfather,of 20 and great-great-grandfather of one. Beloved brother of Alice Marino. Predeceased by his brothers Fred, George and Jim Quinlan and his sister, Marie Fabritiis. Reds was a graduate of Camden Catholic High School and worked at... Read more →

Philly paying millions to resolve allegations of police misconduct

by Chris Palmer, Samantha Melamed & Mark Fazlollah - Staff Writers/PHILLY.COM Gloucester City News blog files Marcia Hintz was working a full-time job caring for mentally challenged adults, raising a grandchild, and providing medical assistance to her longtime companion when members of a Philadelphia police narcotics squad busted into her Mayfair home in 2006 and arrested her for selling drugs. Roger High, on the other hand, already had a lengthy criminal record and was out on bail awaiting trial on drug charges when that same narcotics squad picked him up that year on a new case. Hintz and High would... Read more →

Jefferson Health’s NJ Human Resources Dept. Recognized for Excellence in Diversity

Voorhees, NJ (November 27, 2017) – Jefferson Health in New Jersey was recognized at the Delaware Valley HR Department of the Year Awards for “Excellence in Diversity” by The Rosen Group, a Cherry Hill, NJ-based firm that provides direct hire and contract placement of Human Resource professionals. The award – one of seven presented in various categories under the heading of “Awards for Excellence” – recognized the Jefferson Health Human Resources Department in New Jersey for its accomplishments in the field of diversity. Jefferson Health was selected for its involvement with Project SEARCH, a work-transition program for young adults with... Read more →


published Thursday, January 03, 2013 Report by Mark Lagerkvist Posted On January 2, 2013 Will this be the year New Jersey voters finally arrest the double-dipping practices of their county sheriffs? Or will the wallets of taxpayers in the Garden State continue to be held captive by “retired” law enforcement officials who collect both salary and pension? 2013 could bring a showdown at the polls, as nine double-dipping incumbents face re-election. Here’s who they are — and how deep they dip from the governmental trough: Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino, $267,984 a year — $138,000 in salary plus$129,984 from pension;... Read more →

Out of the woods, and into a home

by Mary McCusker , Edward Wright sat on the couch of his home in Bridgeton, staring at the wall across from him with a thousand-yard stare on his face. The 56-year-old veteran was not reflecting upon the nine years he spent in the U.S. military several decades ago. His thoughts centered on more current circumstances. He had just finished recounting his experiences as a homeless veteran. “Nine years in the military — I could do that. Living in a tent in the woods for two years, though, that was hell.” Just two months ago, Wright sat at the Veterans Multi-Service... Read more →

CNB Travel: Kids Find Much To Love In Philadelphia's Historic District

PHILADELPHIA PA--Kids have been having a ball in Philadelphia’s Historic District for nearly three centuries now—but never more than lately. In 2017, the original city positively bursts with opportunities for children to learn, play, eat and even relax. Here’s a list of go-to spots in the supremely easy-to-get-around District for visitors of all ages, but especially for ages 0 to 12. Keep in mind that every older group of kids should enjoy younger age groups’ recommendations too. The Early Years, Ages 0-2: Franklin Square – The tot lot at this historic city-block park—planned in the 17th century by William Penn... Read more →