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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 the federal government finance half of a $13 billion... 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 “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement campaign. The... 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 one of them barricaded himself inside a bedroom. The... 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 a large New Year's Eve… 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 that has been passed by the Senate and approved... 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 7:00pm - David Cedeno 8 piece Orchestra in the... Read more →


CAMDEN CITY RISING, A YEAR IN REVIEW

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 city. As we embark upon a new year, we... 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 100 block of East Narberth Terrace at approximately 5:02... 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 to be complete by late winter/early spring of 2018.... 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 carefully examine any contract they sign before joining a... 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 move on land, if not by actually walking –... 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 six-month period in 2016, the drug dealers transported and... 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 clear the record: The unfortunate debacle misrepresents Philadelphia’s place... 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 firearms to harvest sika and white-tailed deer during this... 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 awards such as South Jersey Times Team of the... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Pa.: LEGISLATION WOULD CREATE NEW CONSERVATION FUNDING

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 and Reinvestment Act of 2000, which narrowly failed to... 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 officers between Dec. 18-24 made 1,485 contacts with hunters,... Read more →


JEROME BY DAVE WOLFE | CNBNewsnet

Related: ARTIST Dave Wolfe Vol. 4 No. 28 (December 31, 2017) Editor's Note: Each Sunday morning we will post a weekly comic strip provided by cartoonist Dave Wolfe, age 17. Dave has been drawing since he was 5 years old, he knew he wanted to be a cartoonist at the age of 8. He’s been distributing his comics in school... 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 crisis is to blame for the rise as violence... 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 been drinking. While remaining calm, suggest alternatives. Secure the... 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 her daughters, Janice Nichols and Patricia Underwood; sister, Virginia... Read more →


CODE BLUE IN CAMDEN COUNTY

(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 Dec. 28, 29, 30, 31 and Jan. 1 until... 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 Organizational Behavior courses held events to raise money for... 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 will also open her decks on New Year’s Eve... 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 Department to finally allow Americans to see these public... Read more →