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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... 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,... 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... 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,”... 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... 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,... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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;... 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... 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... 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... 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,... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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 he wrote had such lasting success, though. Another Wells-inspired movie, Things to Come starring Raymond Massey in 1936, is far more obscure today. Yet... 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 of the largest in the history of Western Pennsylvania: it spread across the country, from Los Angeles to Pittsburgh, with sources to Mexican cartels,... 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 Camden HIDTA Task Force and Camden County Metro Police Department set a record at the time for the largest fentanyl seizure in New Jersey... Read more →


FBI ALERT: Sexual Assault Aboard Aircraft

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the FBI is taking that opportunity to alert the public about a serious federal crime that is on the rise: sexual assault aboard aircraft. Compared to the tens of millions of U.S. citizens who fly each year, the number of in-flight sexual assault victims is relatively small, “but even one victim is unacceptable,” said FBI Special Agent David Gates, who is based at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)... 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 Medical Associates in Moorestown and Heights Primary Care in Haddon Heights, two of the region’s largest independent physician practices. Continuum Health, headquartered in Marlton,... 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 Resources Police officers between April 16-22 made 3,687 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters and the general public, issuing 28 citations. Officers responded to 33... 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, “demonstrated poor judgment” and “reflected discredit upon the Senate.” But Sen. Menendez isn’t the only New Jersey Senator who is implicated by the Senate... 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 services, aid in the exchange of ideas, discuss societal trends affecting basic military training, and identify best practices which serve to benefit enlisted training... 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 company’s trading arm. According to FERC, the company made false and misleading claims when bidding into auction. PSEG incorrectly calculated cost-bidding at a minimum... 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 Burlington County borough's 30th year as a Tree City USA. It also recognized the commitment by numerous communities and individuals to ensure healthy populations... 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 meeting for the upcoming week. When he told me this would be a tough week because of Judy ( Mayor Kennedy) and Frank (Assemblyman... Read more →


Soccer Heading—Not Collisions—Cognitively Impairs Players

Newswise — April 24, 2018—(BRONX, NY)—Worse cognitive function in soccer players stems mainly from frequent ball heading rather than unintentional head impacts due to collisions, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have found. The findings suggest that efforts to reduce long-term brain injuries may be focusing too narrowly on preventing accidental head collisions. The study published online today in the Frontiers in Neurology. “Unintentional head impacts are generally considered the most common cause of... Read more →


CNB Business News: SJI Announces Winners of Spring Social Investment Program Grants

Related: CNB Business News FOLSOM, N.J. – SJI (NYSE: SJI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the company’s bi-annual Social Investment program grants. Thirteen grants totaling $80,000 were awarded to non-profits throughout the state that reflect the diversity in purpose, geography and populations served that is vital to the success of our Social Investment program. “Our Social Investment program aims to promote stronger communities and a more sustainable future for the residents of the... Read more →


TWIN LIGHTS MUSEUM OPENS NEW EXHIBITS

TRENTON (CNBNewsnet)-- - The Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Parks and Forestry today celebrated the 125th anniversary of the nation's first official reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance by unveiling new museum exhibits at the Twin Lights of the Navesink Historic Site in Highlands, Monmouth County. "The Twin Lights of the Navesink holds a special space in our nation's history, guiding millions of immigrants into New York Harbor to embark on new lives in... Read more →


CNB CRIME NEWS: Gloucester City Police Officer Nearly Struck by Alleged Drunken Driver

CNBNews graphics file GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (April 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--A Gloucester City police officer was nearly struck by a vehicle while directing traffic at the intersection of Broadway at King Street on April 25 around 5 PM. According to the weekly crime report, Patrolman Joe Eller was directing traffic on Broadway at King Street when a vehicle nearly struck him and the driver appeared to be passed out. The vehicle then drifted to the side of... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS NEWS:

Architect and Builder Agree: Precast Concrete Foundations Ideal Start for Affordable Housing

MILLVILLE, N.J. – Teams of building industry professionals are working together to create an affordable housing project in Franklin Lakes, N.J. for people with physical and developmental disabilities. Constructed of modular components situated on durable precast concrete panel foundations, the apartments and central community building are scheduled to open in August of 2018. Architect Insights Five two-story buildings will house 40 special needs apartments when the project is complete. According to architect Stephen L. Schoch,... Read more →


The Gloucester Township Police Encourages Residents to Participate in GT Eye Watch

Gloucester Township Police graphic GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (April 25, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--In 2011 the Gloucester Township Police Department launched Crimestoppers which entailed sharing with the community pictures and videos of suspects committing crimes such as shoplifting. Our Crimestoppers program has been greatly successful – it empowered our community members to help us solve the crime with their many tips. These tips resulted in many arrests and have greatly contributed to our violent crime reduction of 53% (2010-2017)... Read more →


Assemblyman Moriarty Legislation Promoting Equal Pay for Women Now Law

TRENTON NJ (April 25, 2018)(CNBnewsnet)--Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrat Paul Moriarty to promote equal pay for women was signed into law by the Governor on Tuesday. The law (A-1) modifies current law, including the Law Against Discrimination (LAD), to strengthen protections against employment discrimination and promote equal pay for equal women. Specifically, the law will amend the LAD to make it an unlawful practice for an employer to discriminate against an employee because the employee... Read more →


Your Money: EPA Announces Availability of Funding to Reduce Emissions from Diesel Engines

CNBNews graphics Preference given to fleets in areas facing air quality challenges WASHINGTON (April 24, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of grant funding to modernize the nation’s diesel fleet by retrofitting or replacing vehicles with cleaner, more efficient diesel engines. EPA anticipates awarding approximately $40 million in Diesel Emission Reduction Program (DERA) grant funding to eligible applicants, subject to the availability of funds. “These grants will incentivize improvements to... Read more →


Philadelphia Union's Jonesy and Trusty reflect on U-20 World Cup

Philadelphia Union graphic PHILADELPHIA PA (CNBNewsnet)--It's been almost a year since the U-20 World Cup has taken place, and for Philadelphia Union Homegrowns Derrick Jones and Auston Trusty, the experience of that competition brought them closer — sharing memories that will last them a lifetime. Jones had quite the experience on his path to the U-20 World Cup, changing his citizenship to play for the United States. After petitioning FIFA into allowing him to play... Read more →