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April 2018

THE ISLAND GUEST HOUSE B&B HOSTS EXTRA NEEDS MOMS

CNBNews graphics Moms and Female Caregivers of Children with Extra Needs to Enjoy a Weekend of Respite Beach Haven, NJ, April 30, 2018 (CNBNewsnet)– The Island Guest House B&B is hosting a 3‐night respite retreat May 4th ‐ 7th for moms and female caregivers of extra needs children. The award‐winning Island... Read more →


Winslow Police Conduct Drug Raid; Suspect Arrested

CNBNews graphics WINSLOW TOWNSHIP NJ (April 29, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--In the early morning hours of April 27, 2018, a search warrant was executed by the Winslow Township Narcotics Unit with the assistance of the Camden County SERT in the unit block of Arbor Meadow Drive in the Sicklerville section of Winslow Township. The... Read more →


Lions - Rams Sofball Match-up Wednesday

The Annual Gloucester City softball game against cross-town rivals Gloucester City Lady Lions and the Gloucester Catholic Lady Rams will be played Wednesday evening May 2, 7:00 pm at the Softball Complex on Johnson Blvd. Photos by Bruce Darrow Pictured below Rams Pitcher - Gianna Gussen Pictured below Lions Third Baseman... Read more →


Camden City Man Guilty of Jose Franco Murder

CAMDEN CITY NJ (April 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson announced a Camden man has been convicted for his role in the murder of 34-year-old Jose Franco. On Thursday, April 26, 2018, Reymond Pagan, 32, of Camden, was found guilty of first degree... Read more →


Judicial Watch: New Clinton Emails Reveal Classified Docs, Clinton Foundation Connections

CNBNews graphics (Washington, DC)(April 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) – Judicial Watch today released 281 pages of newly uncovered emails of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton from the U.S. Department of State sent and received over her unsecure, non-“state.gov” email system. The emails, dated 2010 through 2013, contain classified information and detail collusion... Read more →


DEP MARKS AIR QUALITY AWARENESS WEEK

TRENTON (CNBNewsnet)-- The Department of Environmental Protection is encouraging residents to help improve air quality by making some basic changes in their daily routines as New Jersey marks Air Quality Awareness Week, which runs through this Friday, May 4. "Each one of us can make a difference," Acting Commissioner Catherine R.... Read more →


NJ Sierra Club: NJ Transportation Desperately Needs Fixing

(April 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Today the Assembly Budget Committee is holding their hearing on the FY 2019 State Budget in regard to the Department of Transportation and New Jersey Transit/Motor Vehicle Commission. Jeff Tittel, Director of the New Jersey Sierra Club, released the following statement: “We have a new Administration, but our transportation... Read more →


Blackwood Man Arrested on Robbery Charges

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (April 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--On April 13-2018, at approximately 02:10 AM, GTPD responded to the 7-Eleven Convenient Store, 508 E. Church Street for a reported armed Robbery. The suspect had approached the counter and asked for a pack of Newport 100’s cigarettes. He then demanded money from the store clerk... Read more →


Funeral Services Friday for Cpl. Anthony M. Pimpinello, Jr. of Bellmawr

Cpl. Anthony M. Pimpinello, Jr Cpl. Anthony M. Pimpinello, Jr., USMC, passed peacefully surrounded by his loving family on April 29, 2018, of Bellmawr. Age 24. Beloved son of Mary (nee Randazzo) and Anthony Pimpinello, Sr. Dear brother of Phillip Pimpinello (Samantha Solano). Devoted uncle and Godfather of Phillip Pimpinello, Jr.... Read more →


Laciana Tinsley of Willingboro Pleads Guilty to Killing Husband with Fire Extinquiseher

Laciana Tinsley MOUNT HOLLY, N.J.(April 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Willingboro woman admitted today in Superior Court that she fatally beat her husband with a fire extinguisher inside their township residence early last year. As part of an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Laciana Tinsley,... Read more →


NJ VETERAN SAYS FBI HAS BEEN TRACKING HIM FOR YEARS

Affraz Mohammed, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and a Muslim, says the FBI has subjected him to repeated, unexplained check-ins since 2014, NJ.com reports. Mohammed, who has been treated for depression and PTSD through the Department of Veterans Affairs, says he believes the FBI may have accessed his medical... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': Memories in Blue

Dawn O Watson | CNBNewsnet My jeans hold so many memories. The other day I decided to clean out my closet and dispose of any pants, jeans, or leggings that I seldom wore. I never dreamed it would lead to a trip down memory lane. First, I dug out my jeans... Read more →


Rutgers Master Gardeners Plant Clinic May 5th

There will be a free Plant Clinic by Rutgers Master Gardeners of Camden County at the Green Garden Fair on Saturday, May 5th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Camden County Parks Environmental Center, 1301 Park Boulevard, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002. Get answers to your garden problems. Bring a... Read more →


Jefferson Health Hosts FREE Sleep Disorders and Drowsy Driving Info Program

VOORHEES, NJ (CNBNewsnet) – Learn about the impact of sleep on driving safety at a FREE Jefferson Health wellness program, “Proper Sleep Can Keep You Awake, Alert & Alive,” set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 2, at the Margaret E. Heggan Free Public Library (606 Delsea Drive, Sewell, NJ). Led by... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Eye Watch: Suspected Shoplifters, Tommy Hilfiger Store

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (April 29, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)The two pictured suspects enter the store and are seen on camera selecting various items. Out of camera view, the one suspect appears to be concealing unknown items under his clothes. When the two suspects exit the store, they set off the security sensors and refuse... Read more →


CNBNews Stories of Interest from the Past Week

Despite $4 Million Spent on Repairing the Broadway Bridge the Flooding Continues BAD FINANCIAL NEWS! Gloucester City's Debt Outlook Given a Negative Rating by S&P Global Fifth Defendant in Multi-State Dog Fighting Prosecution Sentenced to Two Years in Prison CNB CRIME NEWS: Gloucester City Police Officer Nearly Struck by Alleged Drunken... Read more →


Brooklawn News; Sexual Diseases Down in GCity; Mob Boss Guilty; Murphy's First 100 Days

CNBNews TIPS AND SNIPPETS William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet NEW TITLE FOR THE MAYOR— Brooklawn Mayor Teri Branella (photo) was sworn in as vice- president of the New Jersey Conference of Mayors on Thursday, April 26. On Friday Branella said, "Last night I had the honor of being sworn in... Read more →


Rams Over Hermits 5-2 in Coaches vs Cancer Tournament Held at Mainland High School

CNBNews photo LINWOOD, NJ (April 29, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)—Gloucester Catholic, (Gloucester City) faced St. Augustine Prep (Buena Vista Township) today in the Coaches vs Cancer showcase held today at Mainland High School, Linwood, NJ. The Rams jumped off to a one-run lead in the first and never looked backed. The Hermits got two... Read more →


Native American Archaeology Discovery Presentation at Camden County Historical Society  

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (April 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The Camden County Historical Society will host a presentation about the recent Native American Archaeology Discovery in Camden on Sunday, May 6th at 2 p.m. Ilene Grossman-Bailey, Senior Archaeologist of RGA, Inc., will present the recently excavated sites at the new Holtec International and South Broadway... Read more →


CNB Spotlight on NJ Residents in College

CNBNews graphics Students Earn Awards from Alvernia University READING, PA (04/27/2018)-- Top students and faculty at Alvernia University were recognized for outstanding academics and service work this spring, at a formal Honors Convocation ceremony. Maria Krowlikowski of Vineland, N.J. (08361) earned the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy Clinical Excellence Award... Read more →


Driver Crashes Vehicle Through House in Lower Township; 63-Year-Old Woman Arrested for DWI

CNBNews graphics LOWER TOWNSHIP NJ (April 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)On April 26, 2018, at approximately 1:20 P.M., the Lower Township Police Department was dispatched to a one-car motor vehicle accident that involved a vehicle striking a residence located on Sandalwood Road in the Villas section of the township. A multi-agency response was activated... Read more →


CNB News Spotlight on NJ College Students

Alisha Fox of Emmanuel College Inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa BOSTON, MA (04/27/2018)-- Emmanuel Collge student Alisha Fox of National Park was inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), the national leadership honor society, on Tuesday, April 24. Membership in Omicron Delta Kappa is granted to students who demonstrate leadership in athletics,... Read more →


State Medical Board Permanently Revokes License of Burlington County Family Physician

CNBNews graphics view final consent order NEWARK - Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Consumer Affairs today announced that the State Board of Medical Examiners has permanently revoked the license of a Burlington County family physician who allegedly prescribed massive quantities of opioid pain pills to patients for... Read more →


Point 27 Honors Fallen Pennsylvania Dept. of Corrections Sgt. Mark J. Baserman

Sgt. Mark J. Baserman/CNB graphics file ATLANTA, Georgia (April 27, 2018)--Point 27, an Atlanta-based global nonprofit, has sent Thin Blue Line scripture-inscribed dog tags called Shields of Strength to the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections to honor fallen Sgt. Mark J. Baserman, killed in the line of duty February 26, 2018. Point... Read more →


Six MS-13 Members with Ties to New Jersey Indicted on Gang-Related Charges

Including Racketeering Conspiracy, Murder, and Multiple Murder Conspiracies M-13 members (CNB graphics file) NEWARK, N.J. (CNBNewsnet)-– A grand jury returned a seven-count superseding indictment today charging six members of the violent street gang MS-13, including one who is incarcerated in El Salvador, with various gang-related offenses, including racketeering conspiracy, murder in... Read more →


CNB Spotlight on College Students from NJ

CNBNews graphics UA Student Anthony Lipscomb of Burlington Recognized by Black Faculty and Staff Association TUSCALOOSA, AL (04/24/2018)-- Anthony Lipscomb of Burlington, NJ (08016) received the Cleo Thomas Awar from The University of Alabama's Black Faculty and Staff Association in March. The association's Academic Premier Awards honor UA students on Black... Read more →


Brother And Sister Convicted Of Attempting To Steal $3.7 Million With Phony Invoice Scheme

CNBNews graphics TRENTON, N.J. (CNBNewsnet)– A brother and sister from New Jersey were convicted at trial today of running a multi-million dollar fraudulent invoice scheme, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Shevandra Verasawmi, 38, of Matawan, New Jersey, and Vishallie Verasawmi, 37, of Green Brook, New Jersey, were found guilty of all... Read more →


Darren Winningham Sentenced to Prison for Fatal Shooting at Riverside House Party

CNBNews graphics MOUNT HOLLY (April 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) - Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Riverside Township man was sentenced today to 10 years in New Jersey state prison for fatally shooting a woman during a party at his residence in April 2016. The Hon. Terrence R. Cook, J.S.C., handed... Read more →


Drunk Driver Escapes Injury After Striking Telephone Pole in Laurel Springs

CNBNews graphics (GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ )(April 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--On Friday, April 27th, 2018 at approximately 10:41 pm, Gloucester Township Police responded to Hider Lane, in the Laurel Springs section, for a report of a vehicle that had crashed into a telephone pole. Arriving officers found that a Chevy pickup truck had left... Read more →


Serial Child Molester Strikes Again in Southwest Philadelphia, 5th Time in Nearly a Year

PHILADELPHIA PA (April 28, 2018)--A man who police say has been driving around Philadelphia, luring boys into his car with the prospect of earning money pumping gas only to sexually assault them, has struck for a fifth time. This latest incident happened at 8:15 a.m. Thursday at 58th Street and Baltimore... Read more →


CONVENTION OF STATES MILESTONE: ONE MILLIONTH PETITION SIGNED IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

“America’s Founders gave us a tool to use for exactly this time when our federal government would be too big, bloated and corrupt,” - U.S. Senator Jim DeMint WASHINGTON, D.C. April 23 (CNBNewsnet)-– Convention of States is pleased to announce a historic milestone with the signing of our one millionth Article... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Building Trust

Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet If you have just adopted a dog from a shelter or rescue, one of the first interactions with him should be to cultivate trust between you. Adopted dogs (older dogs not purchased as puppies) have varied, sometimes sad, histories. Chances are they have lost the only home... Read more →


Historic Route 206 Bridges over Stony Brook rehabilitation wins 2018 Project of the Year Award

Two industry groups bestow honors for the project Stone Arch Bridge over Stony Brook (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has been recognized by two important transportation industry groups for its work to repair an historic 18th century bridge in Princeton, the oldest state owned bridge still in use.... Read more →


Two NJ Men Arrested For Evading Taxes On $5.3 Million Taken From New York Religious Organization

CNBNews graphics NEWARK, N.J. (CNBNewsnet) – Two high-ranking members of the Israelite Church of God in Jesus Christ (ICGJC) were arrested today for allegedly evading taxes on millions of dollars in ICGJC funds that they fraudulently diverted to their sham entertainment company and to one of the defendants for his personal... Read more →


ARCHBISHOP CHAPUT’S WEEKLY COLUMN: THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME

by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput PHILADELPHIA PA (CNBNewsnet)--I’ve been a lifelong fan of science fiction stories. Two of my favorites are classic novels by H.G. Wells (d. 1946), The War of the Worlds and The Time Machine. Both were twice produced as movies. Both make great reading even today. Not everything... Read more →


CNBNews CRIME: 39 People Charged with Large-Scale Cocaine Trafficking from PA. to Calif.

CNBNews graphics PITTSBURGH, PA (CNBNewsnet)-- - A federal grand jury in the Western District of Pennsylvania returned two separate, but related, superseding indictments charging 39 defendants with committing numerous drug trafficking, money laundering, financial structuring and firearms crimes, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. "This cocaine organization is one... Read more →


Camden City Drug Dealer Headed to Prison After Seizure of the Super-Potent Opioid Fentanyl

TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a Camden drug dealer was sentenced to state prison today in connection with the seizure in March 2017 of over 30 pounds of the super-potent synthetic opioid fentanyl. The seizure by the New Jersey State Police, ICE Homeland Security Investigations, the DEA... Read more →


Continuum Health Selected to Support Riverside Medical Group’s New Jersey Expansion

Addition of Moorestown & Haddon Heights Practices Marks Entry into South Jersey Marlton, NJ… One of New Jersey’s fastest-growing medical groups has chosen Continuum Health to support its expansion throughout the state. Secaucus-based Riverside Medical Group (RMG) marks its entry into the South Jersey region with the addition of Main Street... Read more →


Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: April 16-22

Reminder for the week: Retaining striped bass spawning season unlawful in Delaware DOVER DELAWARE (CNBNEWSNET)(April 27, 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, DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural... Read more →


New Jersey’s Two Ethically Compromised Senators​

CNBNews graphics WASHINGTON DC(April 27,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Yesterday, the Senate Ethics Committee delivered a scathing “Public Letter of Admonition” to Senator Bob Menendez for accepting gifts from a convicted felon, all while using his official position to perform personal and business favors for said felon. The Committee found that Menendez’s misconduct violated Senate rules,... Read more →


Local student Kimberly Daley paticipates in Donning of the Kente ceremony to kick off EMU's 100th Commencement celebration

HARRISONBURG, VA (04/23/2018)-- Thirty-three seniors and graduate students participated in Wednesday's Donning of the Kente ceremony at Eastern Mennonite University. Each graduate received a special stole of their choice, symbolizing their heritage and roots, to wear at the May 6 Commencement ceremony. Kimberly Daley (Willingboro, NJ) participated in the Kente ceremony.... Read more →


USCG Training Center in Cape May Hosts Annual Drill Instructor Summit

CAPE MAY, N.J.(APRIL 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) -- In an effort to open lines of communication between the enlisted training entities of all five military branches, Coast Guard Training Center Cape May hosted the Annual Drill Instructor Summit, which began Monday and concluded Friday. The summit is designed to facilitate dialogue between the... Read more →


MORRISTOWN, EAST BRUNSWICK RESIDENTS CALL FOR INCREASED TRAFFIC SAFETY MEASURES

More than a dozen residents pleaded with the Morristown Council to do something about the traffic flowing through their neighborhoods — some say they've been asking for years. Kevin Coughlin of Morristown Green says residents want traffic signs, speed bumps and speed traps. Meanwhile, Maureen Berzok of TAP into East Brunswick... Read more →


NJ Sierra Club: PSEG Fined $39 Million for Lying to FERC

TRENTON NJ (April 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has signed a consent agreement with PSEG to settle their bidding errors with a $39 million fee. The violations are supposed to have taken place over a nine-year period from 2005 to 2014 by PSEG Energy Resources & Trade LLC, the... Read more →


Cooper University Health Care Announces Winner of First “Cooper Civic Leadership Award”

(Camden City NJ) - Shenelle Alexander, an undergraduate nursing student at Rutgers University-Camden, was named as the first winner of the $1,000 Cooper Civic Leadership Award at the Seventh Annual Chancellor’s Awards for Civic Engagement held April 26, 2018. Cooper University Health Care established the Civic Leadership Award earlier this year... Read more →


DEP CELEBRATES ARBOR DAY WITH CEREMONY SPOTLIGHTING EFFORTS TO PROTECT TREES

AND RESTORE THEM TO URBAN COMMUNITIES (18/P33) TRENTON - The Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Parks and Forestry today celebrated Arbor Day with tree plantings and an awards ceremony in Riverton spotlighting efforts across the state to grow healthy, safe, and resilient urban and community forests. The ceremony highlighted the... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: A tribute to Mayor Judith Kennedy and Assemblyman Frank Skartados

graphic provided I assume you must know by now, but just in case I want to share. There was no way for me to prepare myself for what I was about to hear on a normal Sunday evening as I reached out to the County LegislatorKevinDarren Lujan to set up a... Read more →