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January 2018

Federal Prosecutors Will Drop Bribery Case Against NJ Senator Bob Menendez

TRENTON, N.J. — Federal prosecutors said Wednesday they would drop their bribery case against U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, days after a judge acquitted the New Jersey Democrat of several charges. Prosecutors, citing the judge's decision, said they would move to dismiss the grand jury indictment of Menendez and his co-defendant,... Read more →


First NJ Flu Death This Season is a 4-Year-Old Girl

Officials have confirmed that a 4-year-old girl was the first flu-related death in New Jersey this season, which some experts believe could be one of the worst on record. The girl, who lived in Central Jersey, died in December and had not been vaccinated, according to Dawn Thomas, spokeswoman for... Read more →


Eagles Player Invites Released Killer to Super Bowl

As a 45-year-old recently released convicted murderer, Kempis Songster is not the most obvious choice to be a guest at the Super Bowl, where A-list celebrities and VIPs rub shoulders with fans paying up to $3,000 a ticket. ... up to $3,000 a ticket. But when Philadelphia Eagles veteran Malcolm... Read more →


HELP WANTED: Warehouse Worker, $17.90 Hourly

Gloucester City News blog files McLane Company, Inc Gloucester City, NJ 08030 USA Compensation $17.90 Hourly Warehouse- McLane Company Our warehouse teammates have energy, enthusiasm and a passion to problem-solve and we're looking for more of it. Are you looking for a fast-paced job and a great team with an... Read more →


NJ Students Named to Hartford University Dean's List

WEST HARTFORD, CT (01/30/2018)-- CORRECTION of a recent Dean's List story that included some incorrect student names and did not include first-year students who made our Dean's List. The University of Hartford is pleased to announce the following students have been named to the Dean's List for Fall 2017. Katarina... Read more →


Winslow Township Man Charged with Killing his Aunt

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, NJ--Shane Whipple, 27, of Berlin (Winslow Township) was charged with killing his aunt, Jennifer Whipple, whom he had been living with for more than a year. Jennifer Whipple’s father called Winslow Township Police on January 27, 2018 and requested officers perform a well-being check on her at her... Read more →


Slim Randles Home Country: New Year's Resolutions

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet There’s nothing like New Year’s Resolution to make a guy feel completely inadequate, thought Doc as he sat and sipped coffee at the philosophy counter of the Mule Barn truck stop’s coffee shop. In other words, thinking central. He happened to mention this to Steve, sitting... Read more →


Statement from HHS Secretary Azar on President Trump’s State of the Union Address

WASHINGTON, DC (January 31, 2018)--On Tuesday, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address: “I commend President Trump for delivering a speech that celebrated the economic boom we have seen under his leadership, which has brought new opportunity... Read more →


CNB CRIME: PLEASANTVILLE MAN CHARGED WITH SEXUALLY ASSAULTING 2 CHILDREN

MAYS LANDING – A Pleasantville man is charged with multiple counts in connection with the sexual assaults of two children, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Sherron Scott, 32, of Pleasantville, New Jersey was arrested on Friday by members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, Special Victim’s Unit and... Read more →


DuPont Experimental Station Cited for Hazardous Waste Violations; Fined $53,600

DOVER, DELAWARE (Jan. 30, 2018) – Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin has issued a Notice of Administrative Penalty and Secretary’s Order to the DuPont Experimental Station for violations of Delaware’s laws and regulations governing hazardous waste, with DuPont ordered to pay a penalty of... Read more →


NJ Residents Among Muhlenberg College Dean's List for Fall 2017

ALLENTOWN, PA (01/29/2018)-- Muhlenberg College students with a term GPA of 3.50 or higher were recognized for their academic achievement and named to Dean's List for Fall 2017. Local students receiving this recognition include: Shannon Beachem of Wall Township Lior Algrably of Cherry Hill Sarah Vetesi of Cherry Hill Isabel... Read more →


A Road Trip to the Super Bowl Would Be Expensive

A road trip to the Twin Cities for this weekend's Super Bowl will cost you. ... and Philadelphia Eagles will play in the Super Bowl on Sunday. "You say, 'Hey, we're here in Wisconsin. There's a Super Bowl five hours away,'" Lamoreaux said. Why not grab a few buddies, pile... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: ICE is at Super Bowl 52

Why is HSI at the Super Bowl? As the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles prepare to battle for the right to hoist the Vince Lombardi trophy as Super Bowl LII champions, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) will be playing its best defense to protect... Read more →


NIH launches partnership to improve success of clinical trials for patients with Parkinson’s disease

The National Institutes of Health is teaming with government, biopharmaceutical, life science and non-profit organizations to overcome obstacles and increase success for advancing promising treatments for Parkinson’s disease (PD). Part of the NIH Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP), AMP PD will focus on identifying and validating promising markers of disease called... Read more →


Political Consultant Admits Wire Fraud Scheme

NEWARK, N.J. – A political consultant from Essex County, New Jersey, today admitted her role in a fraud scheme related to contracts with the Newark Watershed Development Corp. (NWCDC) and kickbacks to officials there, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Dianthe Martinez Brooks, 42, of West Orange, New Jersey, pleaded guilty... Read more →


NJ NATIVE NATASHA D'SOUZA CHIEF DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT FOR MIAMI'S FROST ART MUSEUM

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, the Smithsonian Affiliate in Miami, announces the appointment of the museum’s new Director of Development, Natasha D’Souza, a renowned development expert with more than 15 years of fundraising leadership experience and a portfolio that exceeds $7 million in annual... Read more →


EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP MAN INDICTED FOR OPERATING DRUG PRODUCTION FACILITY

MAYS LANDING – An Atlantic County Grand Jury returned an indictment against an Egg Harbor Township man on multiple drug charges including possession of approximately three kilograms of heroin and also maintaining and operating a drug production facility, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. photo Ismael Martinez On January... Read more →


New York Man Arrested For Role In ‘Shotgun’ Loan Scheme

NEWARK, N.J. – A Bronx, New York, man is charged with carrying out a scheme to use bogus information and simultaneous loan applications at multiple banks to fraudulently obtain home equity lines of credit, a practice known as “shotgunning,” U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. Saoud “Sam” Rihan, 57, was... Read more →


DEP LAUNCHES PROJECT TO REPAIR BEACHES ON LONG BEACH ISLAND

Southern Long Beach Island project area (photo provided) TRENTON - The Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Coastal Engineering has launched a major project utilizing sand dredged to create a safe boat channel for Little Egg Inlet to repair beaches and dunes on southern Long Beach Island that have sustained... Read more →


LadyLions Coughlin drops 21 2nd half points

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Janaury 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The Gloucester City High School girls posted a 45 - 37 win over visiting Wildwood tonight as the Lions Senior Kylar Coughlin poured in 21 second half points while Freshman Allyson Velez added 11 of her 15 points in the first half. Photo Courtesy of... Read more →


CNB Cheers and Jeers Dec. 2017 and Jan. 2018

UPDATED: William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet CHEER-Gloucester City, N.J. is celebrating its 150th anniversary of its incorporation this year. The city was founded in 1623 and was incorporated in 1868.Gloucester City is said to be the eight oldest community in the United States. It is rich with a historical... Read more →