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May 2018

Lady Lions Headed to 2018 State Finals

The GHS Lady Lions advanced to the 2018 NJ State Group I Championship game Saturday by beating Pt Pleasant Beach 7 - 0 behind a 2 hit, shutout effort by pitcher Vanessa Pino. Pino got help early on when the Lions score 2 first inning runs on a Kylar Coughlin base hit. Photos Courtesy of Bruce Darrow Read more →


You're Invited: Gloucester City Day June 2nd

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LoBiondo Hails Supreme Court Ruling Repealing Sports-Betting Ban

CNBNews graphics file WASHINGTON, D.C. – A long-time proponent to allow sports-betting in Atlantic City, U.S. Representative Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court’s 6-3 ruling striking down the federal ban: “This is excellent news for Atlantic City! Together with the planned openings of Hard Rock and Ocean next month, today’s ruling allowing sports betting will have a significant and positive impact on South Jersey, bringing tourism and tax revenue to the state and reinvigorating Atlantic City,” said LoBiondo. “From the legislature and Governor Christie’s legal strategy to my efforts in Congress, our multi-prong... Read more →


Maryland Weekly Fishing Report: The Summer Season Has Begun

by Keith Lockwood | Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources May 30, 2018 Photo by Letha Grimes Memorial Day weekend is now behind us – an important pause to remember and reflect on those who gave their lives for the freedoms and rights that we all enjoy. It also means the “summer” season has begun. The fishing rodeo season is in full swing. For those not initiated, these are free youth fishing events held around the state by civic organizations and partners for the enjoyment of children and families. The sites are usually well stocked with fish and it is great... Read more →


Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment Corporation Announces Public Offering of Common Stock

May 30, 2018 04:06 PM Eastern Daylight Time FARMINGDALE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment Corporation (NYSE:CHMI) (the “Company”) announced today that it is offering 2,750,000 shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. The Company also expects to grant the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 412,500 shares of its common stock. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes, which may include the acquisition of additional servicing-related assets and other residential mortgage-related assets, such as Agency RMBS and non-Agency RMBS. Morgan Stanley and JMP Securities will serve... Read more →


122 Women on Ballots in June 5 Primaries for Congressional and Statewide Offices

CNBNews graphics file (CNBNewsnet)(May 31, 2018)--Gender Watch 2018 has issued outlooks ahead of next week's primary elections in Alabama, California, Iowa, Montana, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, and South Dakota. In total, 122 women will appear on 8 states ballots for congressional and statewide offices, the largest number of women appearing on ballots on any single primary day in 2018. They represent 24.3% of all major party candidates on primary ballots next week. Each outlook contains data on the number of women running in congressional and statewide contests, women as a proportion of all candidates (by party), and historical comparisons.... Read more →


Red White and Blue Mass Friday, June 1 at St. Mary School, Vineland

Related: Officer Down Memorial Page CNB Crime Blue Line CNBNews Tips and Snippets CNBNews Point of View BREAKING NEWS source Diocese of Camden VINELAND, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--Are you a member of the military, law enforcement, veteran, firefighter, EMT or first responder? Please join us on June 1st for our Red, White and Blue Mass. Please RSVP to ckirchman@smrschool.org Read more →


MURPHY SIGNS HEALTH INSURANCE MANDATE FOR NEW JERSEYANS

New Jersey became the second state to enact a health insurance requirement for all residents, Politico.com reports. Residents who do not maintain health insurance will have to pay a penalty. Essentially, the mandate restores a key provision of Obamacare that was rescinded by Congress after Donald Trump became president. RAMSEY COP SETTLES GENDER BIAS LAWSUIT FOR $325,000 A female police officer who contended that the Ramsey Police Department had created a hostile work environment has settled her gender-bias lawsuit for $325,000, The Record writes. The officer, Diane Warnet, had contended that she was disciplined more harshly than male colleagues and... Read more →


GTPD And The Kiwanis Club Sponsor The Children’s Garden Club

graphic provided GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (May 31, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Hi Young Gardeners! It’s time to LETTUCE Garden!!!! After all this rain we have plenty of weeks to take care of so bring your gloves if you have them. We will also finish our Garden Spoon Markers, make a Children’s Garden Banner for Gloucester Township Day, and finally try some of those smoothies we have been promising! Parents, bring a plastic bag if you would like to harvest some lettuce. The Children’s Garden, sponsored by GTPD and the Kiwanis Club, is open to everyone! We meet every Thursday from 4:00 to 6:00 at... Read more →


ESMARK Makes Memorial Humboldt Decals Available to Public, Free of Charge

Esmark, Inc. has developed and produced a decal sticker memorializing all of those impacted by the 4-6-18 Humboldt Broncos bus accident. Esmark has assumed all costs to produce and distribute the decals, which are now available to the public, free of charge. (Graphic: Business Wire) May 29, 2018 01:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time SEWICKLEY, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To commemorate those lost in the April 6, 2018, Humboldt Broncos bus accident, Esmark, Inc. today announced that it has developed and produced a decal sticker memorializing all of those impacted by the incident. Esmark has assumed all costs to produce and distribute the decals,... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Sergeant Daniel Baker of the Dickson County Tennessee Sheriff Department

(Charlotte, TN)(May 30,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Sergeant Daniel Baker was shot and killed while responding to a call about a suspicious vehicle in the area of Sam Vineyard Road and Tidwell Switch Road. Dispatchers lost contact with Sergeant Baker after he arrived at the scene and other officers were sent to make contact with him. His vehicle was tracked by GPS and located several miles away by an officer from another agency. His body was located inside of the vehicle. The subject who shot him was identified and remains at large. Sergeant Baker was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the... Read more →


Anglers invited to fish for free in Delaware waters June 2 and 3

DOVER DELAWARE(May 30, 2018) – To celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week, June 2-10, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife invites you to fish, crab, and clam in any Delaware waters by offering free fishing days on Saturday and Sunday, June 2 and 3. On these two days, anyone, out-of-staters included, may fish the state’s waters without a fishing license. Anglers are reminded that even though they don’t need a license to fish June 2 or 3, they are still required to obtain a free Fisherman Identification Network (F.I.N.) number, available online at www.delaware-fin.comor by calling 800-432-9228. Anglers also are... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Honors Its 2017-18 Athletes of the Year!

photo provided GLOUCESTER CITY NJ --Gloucester Catholic wishes to congratulate the following sports award winners from Wednesday's annual sports banquet at Masso's (L to R): Kyle Murphy -- Boy of the Year; Matt Gray -- Male Athlete of the Year; Camryn McHugh -- Female Athlete of the Year; Meghan McGonigle -- Girl of the Year. They are congratulated by Mr. Pat Murphy (left), Athletic Director, and Mr. Ed Beckett (right), Principal. source Gloucester Catholic High School Read more →


Bureau of Securities Assesses $100,000 Penalty Against NJ Man for Defrauding Investors

NEWARK (CNBNewsnet)– The New Jersey Bureau of Securities today ordered a Bergen County man and his company to pay a $100,000 civil penalty for selling unregistered fraudulent securities and misusing at least $82,000 of investors’ funds on steak dinners, limousine service, visits to a “gentlemen’s club,” and other personal expenses. Eric J. Bruno, of River Vale, and his company Mirakill Brands, LLC, (“Mirakill”) misled at least eight investors – including at least seven from New Jersey – into buying unregistered securities in the form of membership interests and warrants to buy membership interests in Mirakill. Bruno represented Mirakill to investors... Read more →


Voorhees Police Create School Security Email Account

VOORHEES TWP NJ(CNBNewsnet)--The Voorhees Police Department has created an email account designed to receive tips for school security issues, StudentSecurity@vtpd.com, is now available for use to report issues to our Agency that may impact the safety and security at any Voorhees Public School or Eastern Regional High School. The email address may also be used for questions or concerns a student may have regarding security measures, procedures, or what to do in the event of an emergency. 911 should always be called to report emergencies or information relating to the use or threatened use of violence. This email tip account... Read more →


Anti-gun Political Correctness Imperils Monument to Medal of Honor Recipient

NRA-ILA image SUPPORT NRA-ILA As difficult as it may seem, anti-gun tactics have reached a pathetic new low. We regret to report that some on the anti-gun left, in their fanatical intolerance of all things firearms, now find it acceptable to attack monuments honoring World War II Medal of Honor recipients. Grand Island, N.Y. is home to Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial Park. The memorial honors the city’s hometown hero, who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his valor during the invasion of Normandy. According to the citation found at the U.S. Army Center of Military History, when Pfc. DeGlopper’s... Read more →


CNB Medical News:Four Factors Predict Chronic Opioid Use, Suggests Study by WVU Researchers

CNBNews graphics file Newswise — MORGANTOWN, W.Va.—Four factors increase the odds that a patient will wind up on chronic opioid therapy, suggests research conducted by a team of researchers led by Nilanjana Dwibedi, assistant professor in the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy. It is the first study to investigate the risk of transitioning to incident chronic opioid use among patients with noncancer pain. The findings are published in the journal “American Health & Drug Benefits.” Over the past 20 years, opioids have been widely prescribed for noncancer pain at Faggressive rates. But opioid use has been associated with serious... Read more →


#GTPD OPERATION "FREE"ze June 4-July 31 Rewarding Our Young Residents For Good Deeds

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (May 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Starting June 4th, officers will be on the lookout for kids who are committing GOOD DEEDS this summer. This could range from helping another person to wearing a bike safety helmet. If officers catch our young residents doing something good for our community we want them to ......Get ready to "FREE"ze because our officers will be handing you a COUPON for a "Free"ze Rita's Water Ice! We know we have wonderful kids on our community and we can't wait to reward them for the good things they are doing every day! We have partnered with... Read more →


2018 New Jersey Freshwater Fishing Digest

CNBNews graphics file TRENTON NJ (CNBNewsnet)(May 30, 2018)--This Digest is available in an enlarged photocopied black and white format for the visually impaired. Send requests to: NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife, Large Format Freshwater Fishing Digest, MC 501-03, P.O. Box 420, Trenton, NJ 08625-0420. The 2018 New Jersey Freshwater Fishing Digest is available on this website in PDF format and on the publisher's website in an easy-to-use interactive format. View it on J.F. Griffin Media's site now: Publisher's 2018 New Jersey Freshwater Fishing Digest Digest segments and past issues are available on the Freshwater Fishing Digest PDF Segments page.... Read more →


Vineland, N.J. Police Department Locks Up Energy-Efficient Foundation in New Facility

MILLVILLE, N.J. – More than 50 years old, the current Vineland, N.J. Police Department building includes obsolete heat and air conditioning, lacks the necessary space to effectively manage growth, and has an inefficient basement area. A new facility, scheduled for completion in early 2019, should resolve these issues. “From the ground up this building is being created the right way,” says Vincent A. Myers, AIA and principal of DI Group Architecture. “The new two-story police department starts with energy-efficient Superior Walls® XiTM Wall panels. These are very ‘green’ products that were created locally in Millville, N.J. in a controlled environment.... Read more →


WILDWOOD MAYOR SAYS VIDEOS WILL VINDICATE COPS

The Wildwood police say that they will release body camera video of the violent arrest of a woman on the beach and that it will show that the police did what was necessary, Mayor Ernie Troiano Jr. said. A video shot by a bystander and posted on social media showed police punching the woman in the head, NJ.com reports. Troiano said the woman assaulted the police officers when she was stopped for underage drinking. NEWARK MAYOR’S CAMPAIGN TREASURER PLEADS GUILTY TO FRAUD The campaign treasurer for Newark’s mayor, Ras Baraka, pleaded guilty to fraud charges Tuesday in federal court, the... Read more →


OBITUARY: Joseph Parker (Tinker) Hillman, of Westville

On May 26, 2018, Joe passed away peacefully at the age of 82. Joe was born in Somers Point NJ to Joseph and Rose (Monichetti) Hillman and grew up in Wildwood and Atlantic City. He earned a bachelor's degree from St. Joseph's University and spent his career as an accountant. Joe proudly served in the US Army in Germany during the Korean conflict. He lived and worked for many years for Limitorque of Lynchburg Virginia before relocating to Westville NJ in 2005. Joe enjoyed spending time outdoors, building classic NJ model boats, and 'tinkering'. He was a devout Catholic and... Read more →


ABC’S BEEF WITH ROSEANNE BARR IS PHONY

 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the firing of Roseanne Barr from ABC-TV: Roseanne Barr has been making vile comments for years, so why—all of a sudden—has she crossed the line? In 1990, when she grabbed her crotch, spit on the ground, and gave a screeching rendition of our national anthem at a baseball game, the cultural elites who now hate her were fine with her stunt. It’s not America bashing they despise—it’s racism. It sure isn’t anti-Catholicism that bothers them, either. Now that the media are rediscovering some of Barr’s past bigoted statements, they seem to be... Read more →


Pennsauken Man Charged with Attempted Murder of His Girlfriend

PENNSAUKEN NJ (May 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)Anthony Ortiz, 29, of Pennsauken, was charged with the attempted murder of his 24-year-old girlfriend after a shooting that occurred Tuesday afternoon. Pennsauken Police responded at approximately 12:51 p.m. to a to 9-1-1 call regarding a woman who was shot on the 2200 block of Gross Avenue in Pennsauken. When officers arrived, they located the victim on the floor suffering from a single gunshot wound inside her home. The woman was rushed to Cooper University Hospital by EMS and Paramedics, where she is currently being treated. Anthony Ortiz, who lived with the victim, was still on... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: PAY UP BOB

When the Senate Ethics Committee severely admonished disgraced Senator Bob Menendez for his bribery scandal, they demanded that he pay back the bribes he accepted from convicted felon Salomon Melgen. Menendez has resisted, claiming he already paid Melgen back, and the committee was just unaware. But Politico’s New Jersey Playbook notes that he has actually paid back only a fraction of the bribes, reimbursing Melgen for two private jet flights, with the Senate Democrats’ campaign arm reimbursing him for a third. But according to the Department of Justice, Menendez accepted many more flights, as well as a Paris hotel stay,... Read more →