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December 2017

A N.J. beach town just banned weed sales. Will others follow?

Should weed become legal in New Jersey, you won't be able to get it in one Shore beach town. Point Pleasant Beach has banned marijuana sales, both medicinal and recreational, within town limits. The borough council approved the ban on Dec. 19. Read more →

Guest Commentary: First Year in Office: Obama and Trump

Catholic League president Bill Donohue compares President Barack Obama’s first year in office on religious liberty issues to that of President Donald Trump’s: There may be no issue which shows how far apart President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump are than religious liberty. The following is a chronological account of... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Late Season Deer Hunting in January

DOVER (Dec. 28, 2017) – For hunters still looking to harvest a deer or add more venison to their freezers, January offers several opportunities as the 2017/18 hunting season winds down. Deer hunting seasons opening in January: Handgun Deer: Jan. 6-13 Shotgun Deer: Jan. 13-20, including Sunday Jan. 14 Muzzleloader Deer:... Read more →

CNBNews February 2013 Archives: Is There a New Agreement Between Cheerleaders and The City?

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 Gloucester City News blog files EDITOR'S NOTE: We received a comment on the post "Remember When" that suggested the 2011 tax abatement agreement, between Gloucester City and the owners of MAG Enterprise/Cheerleaders, had been changed. At first we thought the individual was wrong. After all, we would... Read more →

Gloucester City Man Arrested on Trespassing and Prowling Charges by Lower Merion Police

LOWER MERION TOWNSHIP, PA – A New Jersey man was hit with trespassing and prowling at night charges in connection with a Dec. 21 incident in Lower Merion Township, according to authorities and a media report. Evan P. Uebele, 34, of Gloucester City, New Jersey, was charged with loitering and prowling... Read more →

This 4-star restaurant still dazzles, 12 years after opening

photo courtesy of the Pluckemin Inn What makes the Pluckemin Inn a perennial on the roster of top New Jersey dining destinations? It's the "ah factor," that expression of delight evoked by settling comfortably in a soft seat ... Read more →

Obituary | Michael A. Cianchetti of Elmer, formerly of Gloucester City

Michael A. Cianchetti, age 91, of Elmer, NJ, formerly of Gloucester City, passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. Husband of the late Joan (McNamara). Survived by son, Michael R. Cianchetti (Patricia), daughter Susan Shomo, daughter-in-law Janet Cianchetti, his sister Carmel Travaglio, grandchildren Howard Shomo (Michele), Michael Shomo (Lisa), Stephen Cianchetti... Read more →

In 4 days, N.J.'s minimum wage will creep up 16 cents

A new year on Monday will bring a slight increase in New Jersey's minimum wage. The rate will climb 16 cents to $8.60 an hour. That hike will bump up annual wages for the state's estimated 300,000 minimum wage workers by about $469 apiece, according to New Jersey Policy Perspective, a... Read more →

Moorestown's Evelyn Paquette Named to the Fall 2017 Honors List at Pomfret School

POMFRET, CT (12/27/2017)-- Evelyn Paquette of Moorestown from the Class of 2019 was named to the Fall 2017 Honors List at Pomfret School. To achieve this level of distinction, Evelyn earned a grade point average of at least 3.330 and received no grade lower than a B-. Founded in 1894, Pomfret... Read more →

According to a liberal think tank? 9 in 10 New Jerseyans have nothing to fear from tax reform

It's the time in which we live, Save Jerseyans. The New Jersey Democrat establishment and its lapdog friends in the media (here's looking at you, Star-Ledger editorial page puppets) decided to be against the GOP federal tax reform bill, signed right before Christmas because… it was a Republican/Trump bill. They didn't... Read more →

Letter to the Editor: Keep Calling The Governor

A day after launching our campaign to save Meg Fellenbaum from a prison sentence for having her legally owned firearms locked in her trunk, Governor Christie's office has responded and requested a meeting with Meg to review her pardon application. All thanks to your calls and letters! We have been communicating... Read more →

HELP WANTED: Gloucester City Trucking Company Seeks Class A OTR Truck Driver

ClearysNoteBook image files Kreilkamp Trucking Inc Gloucester City, NJ USA Benefits * Average Yearly Pay: $55K-$65K * Weekly Home Time * APUs on All Trucks * Medical, Dental, and 401K Available * 95% No-Touch Loads * OTR Drivers Earn Up To $.50 Per Mile, All Miles Loaded or Empty (Running East... Read more →

South Jersey municipal officials ponder implications of legalized marijuana

shorenewstoday.com Legal recreational use of marijuana in New Jersey could be months away, and municipal leaders CNBNewsnet image files across the state are beginning to wonder what effects the legalization of pot might have on their municipality. Democratic Governor-elect Phil Murphy pledged during his campaign that he would sign legislation to... Read more →

NJ FIREWORKS LAWS - Not all types of fireworks are legal in NJ for individuals to possess

MAPLE SHADE NJ- The Maple Shade Police Department released the following information regarding the types of fireworks legal in the state of New Jersey. With the New Years evening fast approaching, MSPD would like to remind everyone, that not all fireworks are legal in NJ. Though there were minor changes to... Read more →

Travelers Cautioned to Remain Sober and Drive Safely over the New Year's Holiday

TRENTON NJ– The New Year’s holiday is traditionally a time for parties and nights out on the town, but state officials are urging motorists and pedestrians who will be traveling to use caution if they will be drinking while enjoying the festivities. “New Year’s Eve is always a time for family,... Read more →

CNBNews February 2013 Archives: Just Sayin': Happy Hour

published Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Dawn Watson| cnbnews.net I think every doctor’s office should offer Happy Hour. When I go to my local pub, a small place on Jersey Avenue, within walking distance of my home, thanks for asking, I’m greeted cheerfully (by name) and my beverage of choice suddenly appears,... Read more →

South Jersey Nonprofits Receive More Than $150,000 from Atlantic City Electric

to Support Their Local Missions Annual company golf classic has provided nearly $1.6 million to area nonprofits since 2006 MAYS LANDING, N.J. (Dec. 27, 2017) – Atlantic City Electric has presented three South Jersey nonprofit organizations with $154,500, secured as part of the company’s 12th Annual Golf Classic. Conserve Wildlife Foundation,... Read more →

Philadelphia New Years Fireworks: TWO SHOWS, ONE STUNNING VANTAGE POINT!

6PM Fireworks Show For families who can't stay up til midnight, beat the cold and join us 57 floors up to see the night sky sparkle over the Delaware River for the 6 PM fireworks show. Enjoy $2.00 OFF admission beginning at 4 PM. Discount is available at One Liberty Observation... Read more →


WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP NJ--A 68-year-old woman suffered fatal injuries in a house fire on Tuesday, December 26 in the 1700 unit block of Congress Drive, Washington Township, NJ Carol Nicosia (DOB 10/24/49) was pronounced dead at Cooper Medical Center, Camden at 7:49 p.m. Neighbors removed her from the house after seeing smoke... Read more →

Officer Down: California Highway Patrol Officer Andrew Camilleri

Officer Andrew Camilleri was killed when his patrol car was struck by a drunk driver on I-880, near Route 92, in Hayward. He and his partner were parked on the shoulder the freeway when the vehicle struck the rear of their patrol car at a high rate of speed shortly before... Read more →

New Jersey State Police Recover Weapons and Arrest Juvenile for Theft of Trooper's Car

North Brunswick, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested a 16-year-old male who allegedly stole an unmarked troop car from a trooper’s residence in North Brunswick and then used it during the commission of two robberies and a theft at a gas station. On Sunday, December 17, a New... Read more →

Obituary: Mrs. Maureen T. Lamonica of Westville

Maureen T. Lamonica (nee Bonner), 76, of Westville, NJ, passed away suddenly on December 24, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Legacy A thoughtful and caring lady, Maureen always put the needs of others before her own. She was independent, strong-willed and devoted to her family, especially her grandchildren. In her... Read more →

LIVE NOW : NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams

Started streaming less than 1 minute ago Newark wants to be the fastest city on the internet and preserve net neutrality. But will it be enough to win over Amazon? Does a hike in the minimum wage mean workers will get a living wage? We talk to professionals who can't make... Read more →

Why a Small City in Pennsylvania Just Shattered a Snowfall Record

Digging out from a lake effect snowstorm in Buffalo in November 2014. Photo: Getty The Great Lakes region is sending the year out with a bang. Wave after wave of lake effect snow has pummeled the region, making for a record-setting white Christmas and a shoveling project that could take until... Read more →

Obituary | Julia M. Vetter of Bellmawr

Julia M. Vetter (nee Harris) on December 24, 2017 of Bellmawr. Age 69. Beloved wife of the late Craig. Devoted mother of Brian DeRock (LeeAnn), Julie Abbonizio (Art), Chris Vetter, John Vetter (Jen), Joe Vetter (Judy), Dave Vetter (Ann), and the late Tommy DeRock. Loving grandmother of Ryan, Shawn, Shana, John,... Read more →

New Jersey Residents at Bob Jones University Named to Dean's List

GREENVILLE, SC (12/26/2017)-- The following students are among approximately 890 Bob Jones University students named to the Dean's List for academic achievement during the Fall 2017 semester. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must earn a 3.00-3.74 grade point average during the semester. Emily Hidalgo , a Junior Health Sciences... Read more →

Slim Randles Home Country: Who Likes Cold Wintry Weather?

photo courtesy of https://www.pbs.org Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet “I can’t stand winter,” said Herb Collins, who had dropped in at the Mule Barn’s philosophy counter for a quick cup. “There’s nothing to do.” “Get out and enjoy it,” suggested Doc. “Go skiing. Go ice fishing. Build a snowman. Do something. Then... Read more →

DNREC to host Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission public hearing Jan. 3

on proposed addendum to black sea bass plan DOVER (Dec. 26, 2017) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife will host an Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission public hearing on the latest draft addendum to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Black Sea Bass at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 3 in... Read more →

CNB Business: DDS Services Celebrates 40th Anniversary

SEWELL, N.J.—Since 1977, DDS Services has been helping clients both large and small with roofing, painting, carpentry, siding and general commercial on tracting needs in and around the tri-state region. While many company leaders share their gratitude and appreciation with employees at Christmas, the 35 people employed by DDS enjoy the... Read more →


Donald Trump Editor's note: WND is chronicling the response by U.S. businesses to the biggest rewrite of the federal tax code since the 1980s Reagan administration and a tax cut of as much as $3.2 trillion in the form of this BIG LIST OF TAX-CUT PAYOFFS. It will be regularly updated... Read more →

Fraud Complaint Filed Against South Jersey Contractor for Alleged Deceptive Practices

NEWARK – Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs have filed a Complaint alleging that a South Jersey-based contractor used deceptive practices to obtain more than $348,000 in federal relief funds from nine homeowners who sought to have their damaged homes rebuilt, elevated and/or repaired... Read more →

Skills Initiative Gives Unemployed West Philadelphians Job Training

WEST PHILADELPHIA, PA--She fell in love with the trees. Born and raised in West Philadelphia, she would pass through Penn as a curious and attentive child. Traveling on SEPTA with her mother, she was fascinated by the University’s arboreal campus, unique and scenic architecture, and pacific quality of life. She grew... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE : ICE removes MS-13 gang member wanted for involvement in 8 murders

Man is No. 6 on El Salvador’s 100 Most Wanted BOSTON — A 24-year-old MS-13 gang member (PHOTO ABOVE)wanted in El Salvador for his involvement in eight aggravated murders was removed Friday and turned over to Salvadoran authorities by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO). According to... Read more →

New Hope for Stopping an Understudied Heart Disease in Its Tracks

Newswise — MADISON, Wisconsin — The diminutive size of our aortic valve — just shy of a quarter — belies its essential role in pushing oxygen-rich blood from the heart into the aorta, our body’s largest vessel, and from there to all other organs. Yet for decades, researchers have focused less... Read more →

CNB February 2013 Archives: School Budget Topic at Mt. Ephraim School Board Meeting

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Gloucester City News blog image files By Leigh Anne Hubbs Gloucester City News During February’s Mount Ephraim Board of Education meeting, led by new Board President Carl Ingram, members reviewed the 2013-14 draft budget and will vote on it at next month’s meeting. The budget includes the... Read more →

IRS Criminal Investigation Releases Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Report

PHILADELPHIA, PA (December 26, 2017)— The Internal Revenue Service today announced the release of the Criminal Investigation Division’s (CI) annual report, reflecting significant accomplishments and criminal enforcement actions taken in fiscal year 2017. Focusing on employment tax, refund fraud, international tax enforcement, tax-related identity theft, public corruption, cybercrime, terrorist financing and... Read more →

EXTREME WEATHER ADVISORY: Bring pets indoors during these weather conditions

graphic courtesy of https://www.pinterest.com Lower Township officials and Shore Animal Control are advising residents to bring pets indoors during this extreme weather and freezing temperatures anticipated over the next 10 days. Shore Animal Control Services is making a plea to the public to report animals that might have been left out... Read more →

Family ordered to remove Jesus display neighbor say offensive | Daily Mail Online

GETTYSBURG, PA--'Tis the season to get offended. A Pennsylvania family has been ordered to take down a Christmas sign that reads 'JESUS' after a neighbor complained they were offended by the decoration. (photo right) Mark and Lynn Wivell of Adams County, a Gettysburg subdivision, was told to take down their display... Read more →

LOVE YOUR MONEY/GUEST OPINION: Christie and Murphy find common ground

Gov. Chris Christie wants to give New Jersey homeowners a new tax break to help offset the added costs they will face under the Republican tax law that President Trump just signed. It's a nice dream. Christie would allow homeowners to deduct the full value of their property taxes from their... Read more →

Cherry Hill's Bethelly Jean-Louis Performed in the Debut of the A Capella Group SkinTones

BOSTON, MA (12/20/2017)-- Bethelly Jean-Louis of Cherry Hill (08002) performed in the SkinTones's debut concert on Tuesday, December 5, at CenterStage, a new dining/performance space at Emerson College. SkinTones is an a cappella group comprising students of color. Visual and Media Arts Professor Tom Cooper, faculty advisor for SkinTones, as well... Read more →


NJ OUTDOORS SYSTEM PART OF BROAD EFFORT TO IMPROVE CUSTOMER SERVICE TRENTON - The Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Parks and Forestry has launched a new online campground reservation system as part of the DEP's overall effort to improve customer service, Commissioner Bob Martin announced today. The NJ Outdoors online... Read more →


Related: Philly and Pa News photo Visitphilly Welcome in 2018 at Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest New Year’s Eve Parties on Ice and the SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront PHILADELPHIA, PA (December 18, 2017) – From December 23rd through January 1st, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest celebrates the holidays with... Read more →

Investigation Reveals There Was No Threat Against Brooklawn School District | CNBNewsnet

Alice Costello School, Brooklawn NJ (CNBNews photo files) Related: Alice Costello School Brooklawn School District BROOKLAWN, NJ (December 21, 2017)(CNBNewsnet)--A letter from Dr. Sam Rosetti, superintendent of the Brooklawn School District about an alleged threat against the school and the students was sent out last week to parents and guardians(see below).... Read more →

Woodbury's Emily Repas Named to Elmira College Dean's List for Fall 2017 Term

ELMIRA, NY (12/21/2017)-- Emily Repas of Woodbury, NJ (08096), has been named to the Elmira College Dean's List for the Fall 2017 Term. Full-time students who achieve a grade point average of 3.600 or higher at the end of any Term I or Term II are placed on the Dean's List... Read more →

The BCC Release Updated Information about the Brooklawn School District's Church Property

BROOKLAWN, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--A letter signed by Ron Villanova, spokesperson for the Brooklawn Concerned Citizens (BCC)was circulated in the borough last week. The Concerned Citizens have been opposed to the $1.9 million bond purchased of the former St. Maurice Church property by the Brooklawn Board of Education since it was first proposed... Read more →

CNB CRIME: 'Termination' needed for Bundy prosecutors, says Klayman

Attorney General Jeff Sessions had just decided to review the bungled case against Cliven Bundy and his family when he got some advice from a lawyer who's been trying to have the Department of Justice get it straight for months. "It is hoped that after a thorough investigation, that you will... Read more →

CNB February 2013 Archives: Sunoco Train Problem Discussed at Westville Council Meeting

Thursday, February 28, 2013 WESTVILLE NJ--North bound traffic stopped on Crown Point Road (Rt. 130) waiting for train to pass traveling into Sunoco property. photo credit cnbnews.net CNBNews image files By Sara Martino Gloucester City News The subject of delays in vehicle traffic caused by the crossing of Conrail trains was... Read more →

CNB 2013 Archives: Gloucester City Board of Education Says School Choice Idea has Been Dropped...For Now

Thursday, February 28, 2013 photo by Anne Forline Quality Students - The student representatives smile after giving reports about their schools during the recent Gloucester City Board of Education meeting. The students are, from left: Mary Ethel Costello's Sophia Harley, Cold Springs School's Riley Marcheski, and Gloucester High's Stephaine Kauffman. By... Read more →


DEVENEY, OKORO, MENDEZ, PATTERSON, DAWKINS AND COLLINS to be featured players. The Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club has announced that the first meeting of the season (Captain’s Day) will be Wednesday, January 10th at the Crowne Plaza, Route 70 and Cuthbert Blvd., Cherry Hill starting at 11:30 A.M. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED... Read more →