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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 Guest House B&B is a turn‐of‐the‐century oceanside inn steps from the beach on a quiet street. Guests can walk to shops, restaurants, museums, concerts in the park and beautiful historic homes along the ocean.... 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 search warrant was secured after a month long investigation by the Winslow Township Narcotics Unit. Authorities seized a quantity of Crack Cocaine, Heroin, Marijuana, Drug Paraphernalia, and Drug Manufacturing Items from the township home.... 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 - Myranda Mc Cabe Pictured below Rams Shortstop - Maddie Burnite Pictured below Lions Centerfielder - Emilee Hillman 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 Felony Murder, first degree Armed Robbery, first degree Aggravated Manslaughter, second degree Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purpose, second degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, and second degree Certain Persons Not to Have... 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 between the Clinton State Department and the Clinton Foundation. Ten emails contain classified information redacted “in the interest of national defense or foreign policy,” including confidential sources, and concern Israel and the Middle East.... 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. McCabe said. "Air Quality Awareness Week is a good time to make changes that can improve the quality of our air, whether changing our driving habits or taking a closer look at ways to... 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 system is still a mess from years of damage under the Christie Administration. Fares are down 12% down because of the decrease in services, signifying a serious loss of ridership. It will take time... 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 and motioned to his waistband as if he has a weapon. The store clerk complied with his demands, and then the suspect fled in a sedan towards Route 42. Therefore, a comprehensive investigation was... 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. Loving grandson of William Randazzo (Marlene), Anthony and Gilda Pimpinello and the late Esther Pratt. Loving Godson of Linda Greenwood and Brian Pimpinello. Also survived by aunts, uncles and cousins. Cpl. Pimpinello was a... 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, 43, pled guilty to Aggravated Manslaughter before the Hon. Philip E. Haines in exchange for a term of 24 years in New Jersey state prison. Judge Haines set sentencing for July 20. The investigation... 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 records without his knowledge or consent. Former FBI agents told NJ.comthat the agency may be tracking thousands of veterans as part of a policy to focus on individuals who could develop extremist ideologies. NJ... 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 and sorted them by the numbers, starting with You’ll Never See This Size, Again, and ending with If These Fit, You Should Be Ashamed. I completely ignored the polyester pocket, the group that hung... 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 piece of a diseased plant for identification and treatment suggestions. We can also identify an insect from your garden if you bring a sample in a small bottle. For more information, call 856-216-7130, email:... 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 Kennedy Health Alliance Sleep Medicine physician, Dr. Jennifer R. Roszkowski, the program will focus on the impact of undiagnosed sleep disorders that affect more than 40 million Americans, impacting their day-to-day quality of life... 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 return to the store when asked by the store employees. Both suspects left the area in a dark colored Hyundai with a Pennsylvania registration tag. If you can identify the suspects in the photos... 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 Driver OFFICER DOWN: Paterson NJ Officer Tamby Yagan Serial Child Molester Strikes Again in Southwest Philadelphia, 5th Time in Nearly a Year St. Mary's Announces Major Construction Plans 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 as Vice President of the New Jersey Conference of Mayors. It is a privilege to be a part of this organization that represents the Mayors throughout the State of New Jersey." MORE ON BROOKLAWN—The... 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 runs in the second but were kept off the scoreboard the rest of the game. Gloucester Catholic was hitting the ball throughout the game and in the fourth inning, they loaded the bases but... 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 road projects in Camden City. The event is free and open to the public. Ilene Grossman-Bailey works for RGA Inc. of Cranbury, Middlesex County; the firm was hired by Camden County and Holtec International... 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 while studying Occupational Therapy Maria Petrongolo of Sewell, N.J. (08080) earned the Healthcare Science Academic Excellence Award while studying Healthcare Science ALVERNIA is a distinctive Franciscan university, grounded in the Catholic and liberal arts... 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 with assistance from the Town Bank Fire Department and the Lower Township Rescue Squad. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the driver of the vehicle who was still behind the wheel and attempting to... 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, campus or community service, social and religious activities, campus government, creative and performing arts, journalism and media, and scholarship. Undergraduate students who are juniors and seniors and rank in the upper 35 percent of... 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 years without a legitimate purpose. Dr. Moishe Starkman, who ran the Bordentown Family Practice PA., agreed to permanently cease practicing medicine in New Jersey in order to resolve allegations that he indiscriminately prescribed Fentanyl,... 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 27 also sent scripture-inscribed Folded Flag Pendant Necklaces for family members of the fallen officer. US Army (Ret.) Col. David Dodd serves as director of Point 27, which honors fallen officers and fallen soldiers.... 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 aid of racketeering, and conspiracy to commit murder in aid of racketeering, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito, District of New Jersey, Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice... 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 Scholars Day. The mission of the Black Faculty and Staff Association is to contribute to the betterment of UA a by serving as an advocate for educational equity, with an emphasis on African-American students,... 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 four counts of an indictment charging them with one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and three counts of mail fraud. The defendants were convicted following a one-week trial before U.S. District Judge... Read more →


JEROME BY DAVE WOLFE | CNBNewsnet

Related: ARTIST Dave Wolfe Vol. 4 No. 45(April 29, 2018) 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 since 3rd grade. (click image to enlarge) 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 down the sentence to Darren Winningham, 44, who pled guilty last month in Superior Court to Aggravated Manslaughter (First Degree). Under the state’s No Early Release Act, Winningham must serve eight years and six... 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 the roadway, struck a telephone support pole and then rolled over and came to rest on a tree. Part of the support pole fell into the roadway where a second vehicle struck it. The... 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 Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia as the boy headed to school. Philadelphia Police Capt. Mark Burgman, head of the Special Victims Unit, said Friday that the victim, a 12-year-old boy, was standing at a bus... 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 V petition. From sea to shining sea, in every single state house district, Americans have signed the Convention of States petition, asking their legislators to vote in favor of the Convention of States resolution... 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 they ever knew; they are anxious and mistrustful. It’s up to you to give them a fresh start. Praise the dog when he has accomplished any fete, such as ‘going’ outdoors, following your lead... 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. NJDOT’s Route 206 Bridges over Stony Brook project was awarded the 2018 Project of the Year Award by the New Jersey Society of Professional Engineers Mercer County Chapter. In addition, Arora and Associates, P.C.,... 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 use, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Jermaine Grant, 43, of Burlington Township, New Jersey, and Lincoln Warrington, 48, of Teaneck, New Jersey, are both charged by indictment with one count of conspiring to defraud... Read more →