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December 2017

Trump De-Rails $13B Obama Plan to Fix Amtrak Tunnel Connecting New Jersey and New York

The two-track tunnel, which takes Amtrak riders and NJ Transit commuters to and from New York City, is over 100 years old and was severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Courtesy of https://www.6sqft.com New York and New Jersey need to pick up the tab. Via FOX News: An Obama-era plan to have... Read more →

Pennsylvania State Police Arrest 243 People for DUI over Christmas Holiday

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) troopers arrested 243 people for driving under the influence during the three-day Christmas holiday from Dec. 23 through Dec. 25, 2017. Troopers were on the lookout for impaired drivers with high-visibility patrols and DUI checkpoints as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s... Read more →

Deputy Sheriff Zackari Parrish, Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

DOUGLAS COUNTY, COLORADO (December 31, 2017)--Deputy Sheriff Zackari Parrish was shot and killed today after responding to a disturbance call at an apartment complex at 3404 E. County Line Road, in Highlands Ranch, at approximately 5:15 am. Deputy Parrish and other deputies were speaking to the occupants of the apartment when... Read more →

Arsenal found in Houston hotel atop New Year's Eve party

Houston, Texas, skyline. Hyatt Regency is the dark building near the middle with a copper-colored cylindrical restaurant atop its roof (Photo: Yelp) A man has been arrested on multiple charges after police located a small arsenal of guns on the top floor of the Hyatt Regency on Louisiana Street downtown, where... Read more →

Bill Will Provide State Cop Retirees Free health benefits and Will Pad Pension Of Politicians

A lame-duck bill quietly making its way through the Legislature is intended to make sure the state continues to cover the full cost of health benefits for a small group of retired state troopers, according to its sponsors and New Jersey State Police union officials. But a version of the bill... Read more →

Pine Hill New Year Eve's Event with Fireworks

Annual Pine Hill New Year's Eve Event December 31, 2017 6pm - 9pm Overbrook High School Join us for a night of family fun and help us usher in 2018 at the annual Pine Hill New Year's Eve event at Overbrook High School. 6:00pm - Magic by Ed in the Auditorium... Read more →


Cooper Ferry Partnership CAMDEN CITY, NJ--New Year, New Initiatives, New Business. The Momentum of Camden’s Revitalization continued in 2017 and 2018 is expected to be another ground-breaking year for the city. In this issue of Camden Rising we're providing some of the 2017 highlights from many of our partners throughout the... Read more →

Mark Lyczak Charged with the Stabbing Death of Two Collingswood Women

graphic courtesy of wnmufm.org COLLINGSWOOD, NJ (December 31, 2017)--Mark Lyczak, 44, of Burlington County, was charged with the deaths of two Collingswood women and attempting to kill a third Burlington County woman on December 30, 2017. Collingswood Police responded to neighbors’ 9-1-1 calls regarding screaming coming from a residence on the... Read more →

CAMDEN CITY NJ: Broadway East Demolition Begins to Make Way for Health Sciences Campus

CAMDEN CITY, NJ The Rowan University/Rutgers - Camden Board of Governors has initiated the demolition of buildings at the intersection of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Broadway Avenue in downtown Camden to make way for Phase III of the Health Sciences Campus expansion plan. The approximately $800,000 demolition process is expected... Read more →

Resolution to Consumers: Gym Membership Tips to Help Avoid Scams

12/29/2017 AG Shapiro: “Don’t let the ‘ball drop’ on your New Year’s plans to get healthy because of a bad gym choice.” HARRISBURG — Just in time for New Year’s, when Pennsylvanians resolve to get healthy through exercise and joining a health club, Attorney General Josh Shapiro is encouraging Pennsylvanians to... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing Maryland: Snakeheads Studied to Learn their “Walk”

Department Helps Research Invasive Predator Researcher Noah Bressman in the lab, observing a northern snakehead’s ability to move on land Among wild creatures with strange legends attached to their name, the northern snakehead is said by some to be a fish that walks. The truth is this unwanted invasive species does... Read more →

15 Drug Dealers Operating in Southeast PA and Massachusetts Arrested on Felony Charges

Dealers Sold Heroin and Cocaine in Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties and Boston Area HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced felony charges against 15 persons for selling heroin and cocaine in Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties in a drug ring that extended its criminal activities to Massachusetts as well. Over a... Read more →

For Eagles Fans: The Truth About The "Boo"

Philadelphia Clears The Record On The Nearly 50-Year-Old Santa & Snowball Incident Of 1968 Eagles Pride As the Christmas evening home game between the (12-2) Philadelphia Eagles and the (6-8) Oakland Raiders approaches, Philly braces itself for more references to the city’s infamous, 49-year-old, snowballs-at-Santa incident. VISIT PHILADELPHIA® would like to... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing Maryland: Firearm Deer Hunting Season Reopens Jan. 5

Additional Hunting Opportunities Begin Jan. 5 in Region B The Maryland Department of Natural Resourcesannounced today that the winter portion of the firearm deer hunting season opens Jan. 5 in Deer Management Region B, which includes all the state but its westernmost counties. Hunters with a valid hunting license may use... Read more →

Washington Township Boys and Girls soccer teams voted teams of the year

(Washington Township, NJ) On Wednesday Dec. 20, 2017 Freeholder Jim Jefferson honored the Washington Township Girls and Boys Soccer Teams for their outstanding year. Freeholder Jefferson, liaison to the Department of Health and Human Services said, “With both teams accomplishing so much this past season, they should be incredibly proud. With... Read more →


HARRISBURG, PA--Bipartisan legislation was reintroduced Dec. 14 in the U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C., by Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) and Debbie Dingell (D-MI) that would dedicate $1.3 billion in funding to help states address the needs for thousands of fish and wildlife species in trouble across America. Patterned after the Conservation... Read more →

Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Dec. 18-24

Reminder for the week: Time to renew your 2018 Delaware fishing license DOVER (Dec. 29, 2017) – To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations 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... Read more →

Philadelphia Homicides Up; Mummers Preparations; NJ Polar Plunges Postponed

iradiophilly | News - CNBNEWS IMAGE FILES Philadelphia will end the year with the most homicides since 2012. As of Thursday, there have been 314 people killed in the city. That is 13% higher than 2016. There were 331 homicides in 2012. Philadelphia Police Captain Sekou Kinebrew believes that the opioid... Read more →

Gloucester Township Police Alert: Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving

The Gloucester Township Police Department wants everyone to enjoy the start of 2018. Please be safe and DONT DRINK AND DRIVE, BUZZED DRIVING IS DRUNK DRIVING. Stay safe this New Year’s with these tips: Don’t let anyone get behind the wheel of a car if you know he or she has... Read more →

Obituary: Anna May Quinton of Gloucester City

On December 28, 2017. Age 86. Of Gloucester City. (nee Greenan). Loving wife of 65 years to the late Frank Quinton, Jr. Loving mother of Anna (James) Summers, Frank (Joan) Quinton III, Kathleen (John) Koc, Virginia (William) James, Joseph (Deanna) Quinton, Barbara (Jeffrey) Creato, Judith Arthur, Carolyn (John) Monteleone. Predeceased by... Read more →


(Gloucester Township, NJ) – Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez, liaison to the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services, advises municipalities that the Camden County Health Officer has extended the Code Blue Alert until Tuesday morning. The Health Officer issued the Code Blue advisory for Camden County effective from 7:00 p.m. on... Read more →

Rutgers School of Business Students Assisting Hurricane Victims While Learning Lessons  

The Tigers group bake sale in the Campus Center By Jeanne Leong CAMDEN CITY NJ--While communities affected by last summer’s hurricanes are still recovering, some Rutgers School of Business–Camden students are raising funds through a class project that allows them to do good while learning. Seventy students in Melissa Fender’s two... Read more →

NYE Fireworks at the Camden City Waterfront

CAMDEN CITY, NJ--Ring in the new year at the Camden Waterfront with New Year's Eve Fireworks. Two Shows: 6pm and Midnight. For updates follow Camden Waterfront on Facebook Adventure Aquarium is also hosting "New Year's Eve SPLASH" - a fun family-friendly event right on the Camden Waterfront More info The Battleship... Read more →

Judicial Watch: U.S. Department of State Releases Clinton Server Emails from Weiner's Laptop

A Major Victory: Today, the U.S. Department of State began releasing Huma Abedin's work-related documents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that were found on her estranged husband Anthony Weiner's personal laptop. This is a major victory. After years of hard work in federal court, Judicial Watch forced the State... Read more →

CNBNEWS February 2013 Archives: Pope Resigning Is Miracle For Church

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 CNBNews image files RELATED FREINDLY FIRE BY CHRISTOPHER FREIND | CNBNews Exclusive (cnbnews.net)Thank God for small miracles. Or, in this case, huge ones. The decision of Pope Benedict XVI to step down --- the first resignation in 600 years and only the fourth in history --- has... Read more →

CNB CRIME: West Deptford Police Arrest 10 Suspects for Possesion of Illegal Drugs

WEST DEPTFORD NJ (December 29, 2017)(CNBNewsnet)--The West Deptford Police Department arrested 10 people between December 6 and December 19 on charges of possession of drug paraphenailla and illegal narcotic substances such as heroin and marijuana. Those incidents are marked below by CNBNews with an asterisk*. *On 12.6.2017, Anthony R. Duren Jr.,... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week:


by Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet Dawn Watson (CNBNews file photo) Firecrackers, horns, fireworks, loud people—these are the things that make up the celebration of a brand new year! Unfortunately, this revelry can turn into a nightmare for your dog. Prepare ahead of time to make Fido’s evening less stressful. If you... Read more →

Maple Shade Township Police Alert: Remove Your Parked Cars from Snow Routes

Snow is upon us. Please remove parked cars from snow routes now, so that the snow plows can safely and effectively clear the roads. Residents, business owners, and property owners, are reminded that parked cars must be removed from the streets that are designated snow routes for the entire duration of... Read more →


Brooklawn Municipal Court Moved to Oaklyn

UPDATED/January 2, 2018--Ryan Giles, Brooklawn Borough Administrator was asked the reason for moving the Borough Court to Oaklyn. "The State of New Jersey wants to see more shared services and Oaklyn was a great fit to have a shared court. Our employee was hired by Oaklyn to continue as a court... Read more →

Governor Wolf: More than 10,000 Patients Registered for Medical Marijuana Program

image source https://www.health.harvard.edu/ Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Health today announced that 10,135 patients have registered to participate in the medical marijuana program, with 1,188 certified by a physician to participate. “Patients have started to receive their medical marijuana identification cards, bringing us one step... Read more →

January Flu Clinics in Gloucester County

(Sewell, NJ) As the end of the year approaches, so does the end of the free flu shot program provided to residents by the county. The Gloucester County Department of Health and Human Services would like to remind residents who have yet to obtain flu vaccinations that it is not too... Read more →

CNB Crime: Submit a Tip to the ATF

The fight to protect our communities is not just up to law enforcement; it’s a partnership between your community and law enforcement. We look to you who live in these communities we protect to provide us with information about gun violence. To make our communities safer, ATF is launching a new... Read more →

Washington Township Youngster Raises $1,005 for Children in Need

(Washington Township, NJ )(December 26, 2017) - On Nov. 25, 2017, five year old Jordan Slippi-Mensah set up a curbside homemade hot cocoa stand, selling cups for $1 each in hopes of making money to purchase Christmas gifts for children and families in need. The Whitman Elementary School Kindergartner wanted every... Read more →


GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ-- If you are 70½ years old or older, you have the ability to impact Gloucester Catholic and receive tax benefits in return. You can give up to $100,000 from your IRA directly to a qualified charity without having to pay income taxes on the money. Save on your... Read more →

Kingsway Girls and Boys Cross Country teams honored

(Woolwich Township, NJ) - On Monday Dec. 18, 2017 the 2017 Kingsway Girls and Boys Cross Country Team was honored by Freeholder Jim Jefferson, liaison to the Department of Health and Human Services, for their outstanding achievements this past season. Freeholder Jefferson said, "The amount of awards and honors received by... Read more →

Camden County PD Issues Motor Vehicle Theft Alert

(Camden City, NJ)December 29, 2017 – The Camden County Police Department has seen an increase in motor vehicle thefts recently and is advising residents to be on alert and take precautions to reduce the chance of their vehicle being stolen. In recent weeks, there have been multiple motor vehicle thefts around... Read more →

Mantua Township Police Department Hiring

The Mantua Township Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Please visit www.mantuatownship.com/police for details or www.policeapp.com to apply. Come join a department with a rich history in a fast growing town with plenty to do. We are a progressive department where new officers can quickly... Read more →

Gloucester City Police and Other Agencies Conduct Two Narcotic Raids in City

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 29, 2017)(CNBNewsnet)--The Gloucester City Police Department with assistance from other agencies conducted two narcotic raids over the past week one today, December 29 in the unit block of South Burlington Street and the other on December 22 in the 900 unit block of Gaunt Street. The police... Read more →

Report of CDS Activity Leads to Two Arrests

LOWER TOWNSHIP – On December 28th, 2017, the Lower Township Police Department received reports of possible narcotics activity near the Villas WAWA. Ptlm. Kevin Boyle Jr. responded and located the vehicle, which was alleged to be involved. The two occupants of the vehicle were identified as Brandon S. Pfaff and his... Read more →

Handyman Michael V. Reichenbach Crashes Stolen Vehicle in Lower Township

LOWER TOWNSHIP, NJ --Wednesday, December 27 at approximately 11:15 p.m., Lower Township Police officers, as well as the Lower Township Rescue Squad and the Villas Fire Department, responded to the first block of Arizona Avenue in the Villas section of Lower Township for the report of a motor vehicle accident with... Read more →

Obituary: Helen I. MacBride of Mt. Ephraim

Helen I. MacBride on December 28, 2017 of Mt. Ephraim. Age 89. Beloved wife of the late George MacBride. Devoted mother of Nancy Schiavo (Michael). Loving grandmother of Christina Perozzi (John), and Michael Schiavo (Lauren). Great grandmother of John, Tyler, Leah, Julianna and Maci. Dear sister of the late Peggy O’Connor.... Read more →

Richard Krimmel of Blackwood, Audubon High School Alumnus, US Navy Veteran

Richard d Krimmel, on November 30, 2017, of Blackwood. Age 85. Loving husband of the late Loretta. Beloved brother of Betty Ellis, Jane Engle, and the late Blair, Bob, and Jack. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Richard was the President of the Audubon High School Class of 1950, where... Read more →

Lewis F. Souder Vietnam War Veteran; Member of VFW Post 3620 and Brooklawn American Legion

On December 18, 2017, of Gloucester City, NJ, age 69. He is the beloved son of the late Charles and Thelma Souder, loving brother of Charles Jr., James, Donald and the late Lawrence Souder and dear friend of Linda Nilan. Lewis was a Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corp. serving during... Read more →

George W. Smith, former Owner of Superior Pizza, Gloucester City HS Alumnus Class of '60

George William Smith, 77, of Brevard, North Carolina, went home to be with his George William Smith Lord and Savior on December 27, 2017; surrounded by family and friends, following a short illness. George was born in Camden, New Jersey on November 8, 1940 to George William Smith Sr. and Evelyn... Read more →

Resident's Video Camera Helps Solve Hit-and-Run Accident; 10-Year-Old Driving the Vehicle

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 29, 2017)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester City Police charged a man with numerous traffic violations following an investigation into a traffic accident on Mercer Street near King Street. The man was also charged with cruelty and neglect of children for allowing a 10-year-old to drive his vehicle. According to the weekly... Read more →

NJ Grand Jury Declines to Return Indictment in Connection With In-Custody Death of Man

TRENTON – A state grand jury declined to file any criminal charges at the conclusion of its deliberations regarding the death of Marshall Zamor, 39, of Sicklerville, N.J., who died while in the custody of the New Jersey State Police after being arrested on a drug charge on the Atlantic City... Read more →

"Personal dislike of President Trump" is driving the Media's tax reform "misinformation"

Did you know that a December 16 thstudy by the liberal Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) concluded that, thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, New Jersey families and businesses would ... Read more →

Gloucester Twp. Police Capt. Brian McKendry Graduates From FBI National Academy (video)

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (December 28, 2017)-- Friday December 15th, Captain Brian McKendry graduated from the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico Virginia. The 270th session of the National Academy consisted of men and women from 49 states. Included in the class are members of law enforcement agencies from the District of... Read more →