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February 2018

CNB BUSINESS NEWS: Brotherly (And More) Love Stars In New VISIT PHILADELPHIA Ad Campaign

City of Brotherly Love Advertising Campaign/ RELATED: CNB BUSINESS NEWS PHILADELPHIA PA (February 25,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--VISIT PHILADELPHIA’s new advertising campaign centers around the line “City of Brotherly Love” and uses stunning visuals to highlight the many dimensions of the Philadelphia visitor experience. The in-house creative team at VISIT PHILADELPHIA developed the campaign to... Read more →

CNB HUNTING/FISHING MARYLAND: Migratory Game Bird Hunting Seasons Proposed for 2018-19

Public Comment Accepted Through March 14 Photo by Larry Hindman The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comment on the proposed 2018-2019 Migratory Game Bird Hunting Seasons. The public comment period will close at noon March 14. The seasons will be finalized in early spring after the department reviews... Read more →


MAYS LANDING (CNBNEWSNET)-- Luis Maisonet has been sentenced for the September 2016, murder of 26 year-old Christopher Romero, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Maisonet, 56, was sentenced by Judge Donna Taylor to Life in Prison in a New Jersey state prison and he will not be eligible for parole... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': The Long Goodbye

Dawn O Watson | CNBNewsnet You’ve had it happen, many times: a visitor gets ready to leave, then stands at the door with you, her captive audience, and talks on and on and on. I’m usually fairly glib when it comes to excuses and I’ve come up with some good ones... Read more →

Jefferson Health - New Jersey Hosts FREE Wound Care Program on March 6th

VOORHEES, NJ (February 19, 2018) – Join Dr. Brian Smeal, Medical Director of the Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at Jefferson Health’s Washington Township, NJ, campus, for a FREE program about wound care on Tuesday, March 6, at 3 p.m. at the Margaret E. Heggan Free Public Library... Read more →

Moorestown Police Investigating House Burglary

MOORESTOWN NJ (February 25, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--A resident of the 200 block Fellowship Rd. reported they came home to find their residence had been burglarized on 2/23/18 between 9am-5pm. A side kitchen door was forced open. Jewelry and a large quantity of loose change of as yet to be determined value was stolen.... Read more →

In Congenital Heart Disease: Frailty Measures, Outcome Reporting and Patient Height

Displayed with permission from PR Newswire -- Research Highlights of CHOP's Cardiology 2018 Conference -- SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Experts in pediatric heart disease from multiple centers worldwide are sharing their findings at a large national conference sponsored by the Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).... Read more →


GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (February 26, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester Township Police Department recognizes that drug addiction is no longer a problem in the cities and is now in the backyard of suburban communities including Gloucester Township. The scary truth is that along with heroin, Methamphetamines are up and coming once again! We share this... Read more →

Voorhees School Safety Forum Monday, February 26 at 6pm

VOORHEES, NJ (February 25, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--In an ongoing effort to keep our students safe and our community informed, the Voorhees Police Department will be hosting a School Safety Forum on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 6pm at the Voorhees Middle School Theater (1000 Holly Oak Drive). Representatives of local and state government... Read more →


Galloway NJ – Stockton University has released its Fall 2017 Dean’s List. The chart is organized by state and county. Stockton University’s Dean’s List is generated each fall and spring term. Students earning 12 or more credits in a given term are considered for the Dean’s List using the criteria for... Read more →

Should Hoboken ban the annual LepreCon bar crawl?

RELATED: CNBNewsnet files Memories of Gloucester City: Topic The Pub Crawl GCITY Shamrock Shuttle to Celebrate 150th Anniversary There will be five less bars to hop to during the annual St. Patrick's Day pub crawl in Hoboken. But that probably won't put a dent in the usual shenanigans. Last year, there... Read more →

Jersey City residents protest tax reval: 'You're taking our homes away from us'

RELATED: High Taxes forcing People to Leave GCity and State JERSEY CITY -- Dozens of Downtown residents protested outside City Hall today to call attention to exorbitant tax increases they could see as a result of the citywide property revaluation. Carrying signs and protesting the new assessments that were released last... Read more →

Gloucester County Teacher Charged with Fatal Hit-And-Run Accident; 34-Year-Old Woman Killed

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (February 25, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--A Washington Township , Gloucester County man has been charged with causing the death of a 34-year-old woman in a hit-and-run motor vehicle collision early Saturday on the southbound shoulder of Route 42 near the Ganttown Road intersection, Washington Township NJ. Nicholas Jahn, age 34, is... Read more →

What I Saw Treating the Victims From Parkland Should Change the Debate on Guns

AR-15 image courtesy of https://commons.wikimedia.org/ Heather Sher/https://www.theatlantic.com In a typical handgun injury that I diagnose almost daily, a bullet leaves a laceration through an organ like the liver. To a radiologist, it appears as a linear, thin, grey bullet track through the organ. There may be bleeding and some bullet fragments.... Read more →

Man Passed Counterfeit $100 Bills at Western Pennsylvania Target Stores

PITTSBURGH – A resident of Pittsburgh pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of passing and uttering counterfeit money, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. Peter A. Maiolo, Jr., 42, of Pittsburgh, PA pleaded guilty to three counts before United States District Judge Cathy Bissoon In connection with the... Read more →

Congressman Lobiondo: Rebuilding Our Military Is A National - And New Jersey - Priority

As a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, I have always put first the needs and priorities of those men and women who serve our nation. With great sacrifice to their families, these brave individuals put their lives on the line, at home and abroad, in defense of our... Read more →

New Jersey Attorney General Announces Creation of New Office to Fight Opioid Addiction Crisis

Unveils Office’s Key Initiatives at Multi-State Symposium on Opioid Crisis Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced the creation of a new office within the Office of the Attorney General dedicated to fighting the opioid epidemic. The Office of the New Jersey Coordinator of... Read more →

Five More Individuals Charged with Filing False Applications for Superstorm Sandy Relief Funds

Related: CNB Crime Blue Line TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced that the Attorney General’s Office and its state and federal partners have charged five new defendants with filing fraudulent applications for federal relief funds related to Superstorm Sandy, bringing the total number of defendants charged by the... Read more →

N.J. property taxes hit a new record high in 2017. See the numbers for your town.

CNBNewsnet files New Jersey's already-sky high residential property taxes set a new record in 2017, with the average tax bill ringing up at $8,690. That tax bill is $141 -- or 1.6 percent -- over the $8,549 ...The burden falls hardest in Bergen, Essex and Union counties, where the average bill... Read more →

Man Indicted for Carjacking in Millburn

Related: CNB Crime Blue Line View Indictment TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a Newark man was indicted today on charges that he conspired with two other men in a carjacking in Millburn, during which he allegedly grabbed a 13-year-old girl around the neck in front of her... Read more →

BJU Alumni Association Recognizes Legacy Students

GREENVILLE, SC (CNBNewsnet)-- Several students at Bob Jones University were recently recognized as legacy students by the BJU Alumni Association. Each year the BJU Alumni Association is pleased to recognize second, third, and fourth generation legacy students. In order to be eligible, students must have at least one parent who graduated... Read more →

Filthadelphia mapped: See how (and why) trash in your neighborhood stacks up - Philly

PHILADELPHIA, PA--Jonathan Jacobs’ one-mile trek from Point Breeze to the Center City nonprofit where he works is a minefield of dirty distractions - a shattered TV on the sidewalk, trash bags overflowing with discarded clothes, storm drains stuffed with food wrappers. As much a part of his morning routine as his... Read more →

Letter to the Editor: Money Talks

This week the DCCC went scorched earth on one of their own candidates in Texas’ Seventh District by posting a memo that describes her as “a Washington insider, who begrudgingly moved to Houston to run for Congress.” Here’s my question: Where’s their memo on Washington lobbyist Scott Wallace? Wallace just relocated... Read more →

Opioids in New Jersey: A Realtime Dashboard of Opioid Related Data and Information

Related: CNB Crime Blue Line SOURCE State of New Jersey Data by County scroll down or select your county below Atlantic Cumberland Hunterdon Morris Somerset Bergen Essex Mercer Ocean Sussex Burlington Gloucester Middlesex Passaic Union Camden Hudson Monmouth Salem Warren Cape May Atlantic County 2018 Suspected Overdose Deaths 10 Prior Years... Read more →

Thief Quamaine J. Jackson Headed to Prison for West Deptford Bank Robbery

PHOTO CREDIT http://money.cnn.com WOODBURY, NJ (February 24, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Quamaine J. Jackson, age 24, of Chesilhurst NJ was sentenced today (2/23) to eight years in New Jersey state prison after pleading guilty to participating in the 3/23/16 robbery of the BB&T bank in West Deptford. In imposing the sentence, Superior Court Judge ordered... Read more →

Joseph L. DiFelice, of Gloucester City; Retired Teamster, Avid Hunter, and GHS Alumnus

Joe L. DiFelice Sr. UPDATED: GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 24, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)—Mr. Joseph L. DiFelice Sr., a life-long Gloucester City resident, passed away on February 1, 2018, at the age of 75. Nicknamed Lizzard, he was a 30-year member of the Teamsters Local 676, Collingswood. Back in the day, he was an... Read more →

Gladys D. Sheridan, of Brooklawn; VFW Ladies Aux., Kennedy Health Employee, GHS Alumnus

On February 15, 2018, (nee Stubbs) of Brooklawn, NJ, age 76. She is the beloved mother of Judi S. Reilly (Tom) and Andrew Sheridan, Jr., dear sister of Bernice Campbell (late Phil), Janet Bowe (Ed), Bill Taylor (Nancy), Cheryl Burr (Ken) and loving grandmother of Shane and Ian. Gladys was a... Read more →

James Q. Harris Sentenced 8 Years to Prison for Westville Deli Robbery

WOODBURY, NJ (February 23, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--James Q. Harris , age 28 , of Cherry Hill NJ was sentenced today (2/23) to eight years in New Jersey state prison after pleading guilty to the 11/11/16 robbery of two employees of a Westville deli. Harris pleaded guilty to the November 30, 2017 robbery charge... Read more →

NJ Residents Named to the Gettysburg College Dean's List

GETTYSBURG, PA (02/22/2018)-- Gettysburg College students take pride in their work, and we are likewise proud to announce their recent academic achievements. Students whose semester averages were 3.6 or above were recently placed on the Dean's Honor List. The following local students have been awarded this outstanding academic achievement in the... Read more →

Some tips for hunting snow geese in Pennsylvania

By Ron Steffe OUTDOOR NEWS A field a quarter-mile from the author's home had 10,000 birds ripping through corn stubble for hours and hours Monday. At the same time, Middle Creek had 200,000 snow geese, a record amount. Last week I wrote of the annual sweep of snow geese passing through... Read more →

Mum's the Word! Newark Keeping Details of $7B Amazon Bid Secret...Why?

CNBNewsnet files It's one of the city of Newark's closest held secrets -- what are the details of the bid submitted to Amazon for its new HQ2 headquarters? Despite the public dollars involved in the bid, those , those details are being kept under seal. Read more →

State Police Announce 2017 Trooper of the Year Recipients

Troopers Deactivated Two Live Explosive after 2016 Terrorist Attack in Seaside Park Related: CNB Crime Blue Line West Trenton, N.J. - Colonel Patrick Callahan earlier today announced Detective Sergeant James Abbes and Detective I Stephen Christinzio as the recipients of the 2017 Trooper of the Year Award for deactivating two live... Read more →

*Woodland String Band Set to Perform in Gloucester City's St. Patrick's Day Parade

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 15, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Woodland String Band is making preparations to take part in Gloucester City’s 3rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 4th, beginning at 1:00pm. This marks consecutive performances by the organization in this wonderful event. Woodland String Band is proud to take part in this... Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: Corporal Mujahid Ramzziddin, Prince George's County Police, Maryland

Related: CNB Crime Blue Line PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, MARYLAND (February 24, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Corporal Mujahid Ramzziddin, age 51, was shot and killed at approximately 10:15 am while attempting to protect a female subject who was being attacked in a domestic violence incident in a neighborhood near the intersection of Chadds Ford Drive and... Read more →

Jack Pyrah Memorial 5K Run/Walk March 24

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--As part of the Irish Heritage and Gloucester City’s 150th Anniversary celebration the second annual Jack Pyrah 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, March 24th from 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM at the Knights of Columbus on Monmouth Street. Don your best green running gear and honor... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Don't Keep Dogs Out

Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet New Jersey has (finally) begun enforcing animal protection laws. Under Title 4, Chapter 22, it is now illegal to chain or tether a dog in a yard with less than fifteen feet of space in which to roam. In addition, it is an offense to allow a... Read more →

Medford's Michael Silverstein Investigates How Patients Feel About Medical Treatment

courtesy of http://www.liveincostarica.com ALLENTOWN, PA (CNBNewsnet)-- This past year, Michael Silverstein '18, a psychology major from Medford, N.J., faced a tough situation. Doctors feared his father had cancer. As his family awaited test results, his father began weighing the treatment options he could pursue if the news was bad. Thankfully, it... Read more →

Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Feb. 12-18

Reminder for the week: Dumping on state wildlife areas an ongoing issue DOVER (Feb. 23, 2018) – 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 →

CCU students from NJ volunteer at women's leadership conference featuring the Bush sisters

CONWAY, SC (02/21/2018)-- More than 40 Coastal Carolina University students volunteered during the eighth annual Women's Leadership Conference and Celebration of Inspiring Women Feb. 5-6 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Nearly 800 women attended the conference to hear keynote speakers Jenna Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush,... Read more →

Face of Defense:


RELATED: FACE OF DEFENSE TSA discovered a record breaking 104 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation from February 5th through the 11th. The previous record of 96 firearms was set in July of 2017. Of the 104 firearms discovered, 87 were loaded and 38 had a round chambered. Firearm possession... Read more →

NJ Residents Named to Loyola University Dean's List

CNBNewsnet files BALTIMORE, MD (02/22/2018)-- Loyola University Maryland has announced the members of its fall 2017 Dean's List. In order to qualify for the Dean's List at Loyola, a student must achieve a minimum QPA of at least 3.500 for the term, provided that, in the term they have successfully completed... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing New Jersey: Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament Sunday, May 20

16 Year Old Wins Governor's Cup With 34" Bluefish At 26th Annual Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament For 22 years the annual Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament had been held on the first Sunday in October at Island Beach State Park. However, in 2014 the tournament was moved to the third Sunday in... Read more →

Students from NJ Make Dean's List at Georgia Tech

ATLANTA, GA (02/22/2018)-- The following students have earned the distinction of Dean's List at the Georgia Institute of Technology for Fall 2017. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester. Valerie Fanelle of Cherry Hill (08002) Nikhil Shukla of Cherry Hill... Read more →

CNB Business News:

Wolf Launches PA Business One-Stop Shop to Support Pennsylvania Entrepreneurship

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf launched the new PA Business One-Stop Shop to serve as a sole source to guide entrepreneurs and small businesses through all stages of development, from planning and startup to operation and expansion. “I know first-hand how difficult it can be as a business owner... Read more →

Harold Carmichael: Larger Than Life On And Off The Field

Jim Gehman @JimGehman HAROLD CARMICHAEL (photo credit Philadelphia Eagles) Two Hall of Fames down. One to go. Harold Carmichael’s stellar achievements on the field as a wide receiver were recognized earlier this month when he was inducted into the Black College Football Hall of Fame as part of the Class of... Read more →

Atlantic City Electric Requests BPU Approval to Drive Advancement of Electric Vehicle Tech

Company proposes programs to help expand EV interest among South Jersey customers MAYS LANDING, N.J. (February 23, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) – Atlantic City Electric has requested New Jersey Board of Public Utilities approval to implement a suite of electric vehicle (EV) programs focused on providing customers with reduced electric rates, credits, rebates and... Read more →

Moorestown Will Honor Hometown Resident and Eagles Coach Doug Peterson on Saturday

Eagles Coach Doug Peterson MOORESTOWN NJ (February 23, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--There will be a brief hometown celebration this Saturday 2/24/18 at 10am rain or shine on the front lawn of the Moorestown Community House in which the Town Council wants to acknowledge one of Moorestown’s own by presenting Coach Doug Pederson with a... Read more →

'It really breaks your heart'

By Steve B. Brooks/The American Legion (CNBNewsnet)(February 23, 2018)--For 15-20 years, Legionnaire Loretta Young has worked with the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps program at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. She calls the JROTC cadets the best of the best and a source of pride for nearby Arthur... Read more →