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June 2018

Letters to the Editor: Democrats/Republicans Prepare to Stop Murphy from Shutting Down NJ

CNBNews graphics file TRENTON NJ (June 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--With just hours to go before a budget must be signed into law to prevent a government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans in the state Legislature are preparing to override any veto in order to send a clear message to Governor Phil Murphy: it's wrong to force the people of New Jersey to pay higher income, sales and property taxes when Trump billionaire corporations should share the burden for... Read more →


GLOUCESTER CITY 4TH OF JULY PARADE AND FIREWORKS PARKING RESTICTIONS

CNBNews graphics file In order to accommodate the Independence Day Parade and Fireworks on July 3rd. the following parking restrictions will be put into place: Between 4:30 pm and 8:00 pm on July 3rd. parking will be prohibited on: Broadway between Koehler and Warren Sts. (both sides) Koehler St. between Broadway and Jersey Ave. (both sides) Jersey Ave. between Broadway and 9th. St. (both sides) Charles Street between Jersey Ave. and 8th. St. (both sides)... Read more →


Tick Season Is Here! Longhorned Tick Has Invaded Camden County

(Lindenwold, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health and Human Services and the Camden County Mosquito Control Commission informed the public about the health threats to residents, and deterrent measures being taken to protect the community, during the 2018 mosquito and tick season. The mosquito spraying season has just started and there have been new developments with the statewide tick populations that are relevant to neighborhoods and families throughout the region. “According to the... Read more →


BRIDE ‘LUMBERJILLS’ WITH AN AXE TO GRIND; Axe throwing is the latest bachelorette party trend

photos provided An increasing number of brides-to-be are choosing to add axe throwing to their bachelorette party itinerary. This exhilarating group activity sees throwers hurling an axe down a lane in an attempt to hit a bullseye. An integral part of traditional lumberjack competitions, it seems women across the United States and Canada are keener than ever to unleash their inner ‘lumberjill’ ahead of their big day. And they don’t have to look far. More... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: Murphy is Putting Political Supporters Ahead of NJ Residents

CNBNews graphics file In a morning tweet, the respected head of the Monmouth University Polling Institute precisely identified why Governor Phil Murphy is fighting for higher income, sales and property taxes instead of reforming government spending - it will impact his political supporters and contributors. Pollster Murphy, referring to the CWA’s support for Murphy’s higher taxes, wrote: “Political calculus - makes sense to choose sides (as they made clear months ago). Not only will the... Read more →


Maple Shade's 4th of July Celebration is Today

CNBNews graphics file MAPLE SHADE NJ (June 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The Township of Maple Shade Civic Activities Committee will host the 4th of July Parade and Fireworks on Saturday June 30, 2018. Main Street , AKA County Route 537, will be closed for the parade from approx. 1100 AM to 300 PM. Front Street is the detour route. South Clinton Avenue between South Coles Avenue and Frederick Avenue and Martin Avenue between West Center Avenue and South... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: NJBIA Statement on Budget Impasse

CNBNews graphics file TRENTON NJ (June 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--NJBIA is extremely disappointed to learn that the budget negotiations that broke down yesterday between the governor and legislative leaders apparently centered on what taxes to increase, instead of what spending to cut. We need to fix the state's structural budget deficits, such as our public pension, health benefits and education costs, rather than attempt to tax our way of our challenges. Proposals such as a millionaires tax... Read more →


Philadelphia CBP Seizes Nearly $10 Million in Counterfeit Luxury Watches

PHILADELPHIA PA (June 29, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) – If authentic, the 699 luxury brand watches that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized Thursday in Philadelphia would hold a manufacturer suggested retail price (MSRP) of nearly $10 million. Instead, they’re headed to destruction. CBP officers seized 699 counterfeit luxury watches with an MSRP of $10 million, if authentic. The express consignment parcel arrived June 11 from Hong Kong, China and was manifested as lithium batteries. When... Read more →


Obituary | Robert Joseph Vasinda of Runnemede

Robert Joseph Vasinda Robert Joseph Vasinda, on June 28, 2018, of Runnemede passed peacefully with his family surrounding him. Age 65. Beloved husband of Kathleen (nee Farrell) of 39 years. Loving father of Patrick and Jacqueline. Brother of John and Gregory. Also survived by 1 niece and 4 nephews. Robert retired after 36 years of service from the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Navy Yard, PA. Robert was a member of Trout Unlimited. He was... Read more →


Obituary: Charles M. Dilger, Sr. of Lindenwold, formerly of Bellmawr

CNBNews graphics file Charles M. Dilger, Sr., on June 27, 2018, of Lindenwold; formerly of Bellmawr. Age 93. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth (nee Boehm). Devoted father of Claude Dilger (Cindy), Dorothea Oliveri (Anthony), Christopher Dilger (Dotti), and the late Charles Dilger, Jr. Loving grandpop of Charles III, Dustin, Colleen, Daniel, Mary, Chloe, and Luke and great grandpop of Daisy and Holly. Preceded in death by 9 siblings. Also survived by many nieces and... Read more →


EPA Recognizes Jersey City Superfund Site for Excellence in Reuse

This sign was posted by the EPA on the Superfund site of Quanta Resources in Edgewater, New Jersey in 2002. The Quanta Resources Corporation produced coal tar, paving, and roofing material in the late 1800s. From 1974 to 1981, Quanta Resources operated an oil processing facility. According to the EPA, the groundwater and soils at the site are contaminated with arsenic, chromium, lead, and other chemicals, which are harmful to human health. The remediation of... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: You simply should pay higher taxes … sorry

CNBNews graphics file Bill SpadeaJune 28, 2018/http://nj1015.com/ You simply should pay higher taxes. After all, let's face it, there's a lotta spending that needs to be done! Elite insiders, special interests and of course the lawyers all need their cut from your bank account. The budget 'compromise' being worked out between the governor and the Legislature after their "pretend fight" is a disaster for every middle- and working-class taxpayer and the small and medium sized... Read more →


Brooklawn's Bergen Street Named in Honor of Former Borough Councilman Tom MacAdams

UPDATED with photo photos by Joe Townsend (CNBNewsnet)-BROOKLAWN, NJ (June 29, 2018)—A sign naming Bergen Street in Brooklawn after former Borough Councilman Tom MacAdams was installed today by an employee from the borough public works department. Tom MacAdams Tom served 18 years on council. He was involved in many community events such as the Brooklawn Christmas Spirit, the Brooklawn Drug Alliance, the Brooklawn Wiffleball reunion, the Brooklawn Bees Basketball League, the Brooklawn Little League, the... Read more →


Freedom Festival on July 4th at Wiggins Waterfront Park

Family Variety Series at Haddon Lake Park Come out to Haddon Lake Park on Saturday, June 30th at 10 AM for the Family Variety Series: One Man Circus. This free event is for kids and families of all ages. Read More. Free Work Out Sessions at Cooper River Park Join us every Saturday and Monday through July for free workout classes at Cooper River Park. All levels are welcome. Cardio on the Cooper is held... Read more →


74-Year-Old Boy Scout Leader Charged with Distribution of Child Pornography

James Roberts (photo provided) SICKLERVILLE, NJ (June 29, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--James Roberts, 74, who has been involved in the Boy Scouts for 40 years and a Master Scout Leader for Boy Scout Troop 132 in Sicklerville, was charged with Distribution of Child Pornography and Possession of Child Pornography according to Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Winslow Township Police Chief George Smith. Detectives from the High-Tech Crimes Unit (HTCU) of the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office executed... Read more →


Weekend Heat Alert in Camden County

(Gloucester Township, NJ) — The Office of the Camden County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert for Camden County from June 30 to July 2, effective each day from noon to 7 p.m. “The forecast indicates that we’re looking at our first real taste of summer heat this weekend, with temperatures rising in the mid-to-high 90s each day. It is crucial during these blistering summer days that people check on elderly relatives, friends, and... Read more →


Maple Shade Police Issue No Parking/Road Detours for July 4th Parade/Fireworks on Saturday

CNBNews graphics file MAPLE SHADE NJ (JUNE 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnetThe Township of Maple Shade Civic Activities Committee will host the 4th of July Parade and Fireworks on Saturday June 30, 2018. Main Street , AKA County Route 537, will be closed for the parade from approx. 1100 AM to 300 PM. Front Street is the detour route. South Clinton Avenue between South Coles Avenue and Frederick Avenue and Martin Avenue between West Center Avenue and South... Read more →


Obituary: Anna I. Steelman, 90, of Gloucester City

CNBNews graphics file GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (CNBNewsnet)--On June 21, 2018, (nee Fischer) of Gloucester City, NJ age 90. She was the beloved wife of the late Henry E. Steelman, Sr., loving mother of Henry E. Jr. (Hallie), Robert M. (Deborah), Patrick J. (Donna) and Kathleen Matkowski (John) and dear sister of Marie Vogel and the late Elizabeth Lange. She is also survived by 17 dear grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Anna was born and raised... Read more →


Senator Menendez Says No Vote on Supreme Court Nominee Until After November Election

CNBNews graphics file Over the course of the next several months I need you to join me in a fight against any extremist nominee to the Supreme Court. We should not vote on a Supreme Court nominee until the American people make their voices heard in the November election. This is the same rule and process Majority Leader McConnell insisted upon when President Obama nominated Merrick Garland. Civil rights, voting rights, reproductive freedoms, LGBTQ rights,... Read more →


NJBIA: Budget Proposals with More Tax Increases Moving in Wrong Direction    

NJBIA President & CEO Michele N. Siekerka, Esq., issued the following statement Thursday regarding the FY2019 state budget negotiations. "Negotiations are clearly headed in the wrong direction. Instead of focusing on New Jersey's economic competitiveness and jobs, the Legislature is now poised to possibly vote on even more tax increases. "Lengthening the CBT surcharge to four years, extending the sales tax to include vacation rental homes and doubling the realty transfer fee will make New... Read more →


Plot to Distribute 9 kilograms of Heroin, 50 pounds of Crystal Meth in NJ Exposed

TRENTON, N.J. (CNBNewsnet)(June 28, 2018)--– Two California men who were arrested in Mercer County, New Jersey, with over 50 pounds of crystal methamphetamine and nine kilograms of heroin appeared Wednesday in Trenton federal court, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced, following a following a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Newark investigation, which also included N.J. State Police, and Drug Enforcement Administration’s New Jersey Division. Gabriel Acosta Villa, 29, of Lake Forest,... Read more →


N.J. Builder Relies on Time-Saving Precast Concrete Products

Millville, N.J. –Dan Bamdas appreciates efficiency. As a former lawyer turned builder, Bamdas looks for reliable products that help him save time and money on the creation of his spec homes. He’s found both in precast concrete products from Northeast Precast. “For a house we recently constructed in Short Hills, N.J. we saved at least six weeks of construction time by using a Superior Walls Xi foundation,” says Bamdas, principal of Bamdas Development Company. “There’s... Read more →


NJDOT & USFWS open the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge Environmental Trail on Cedar Bonnet Island

Public access now permitted after completion of the environmental mitigation project CNBNews graphics file (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) today announced the opening of the first public access to the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge Environmental Trail on Cedar Bonnet Island. “This project is a real example of how NJDOT adds to the quality of life here in the state... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Performing Tree Trimming to Keep the Lights on for Customers

photo provided Vegetation management crews work year-round to trim trees and remove vegetation along more than 1,800 miles of aerial electric lines as part of the energy company’s ongoing efforts to maintain safe, reliable service for customers. MAYS LANDING, N.J. (June 27, 2018) – Atlantic City Electric customers will benefit from a $26-million effort to trim trees and remove vegetation along nearly 1,800 miles of aerial electric lines in 2018. This work, which will continue... Read more →


Pennsylvania Man Admits Three Armed Robberies In South Jersey

CNBNews graphics file CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (June 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)-– A Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, man today admitted committing three armed robberies in Salem, Ocean, and Cumberland counties in November 2017, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Jeffrey Edmonds, 45, pleaded guilty before Senior U.S. District Judge Jerome B. Simandle in Camden federal court to an information charging him with one count of Hobbs Act robbery, two counts of bank robbery, and one count of possession of a... Read more →


Gloucester Township Food & Craft Beer Festival

image provided GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (June 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester Township is thrilled to host our first ever Food & Craft Beer Festival on September 9, 2018 along the Black Horse Pike in downtown Blackwood. Over 20 food trucks will serve up food and fun, rain or shine! Stop by the beer garden located at the Gloucester Township Library (15 S Black Horse Pike) and enjoy live music and entertainment in the streets. Admission is free. Come... Read more →


Passaic County Man Sentenced To 92 Months In Prison For String Of Bank Robberies

CNBNews graphics file TRENTON, N.J.(CNBNewsnet)(June 28, 2018)- – A Passaic, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 92 months in prison for robbing six banks in Hudson, Union, and Passaic counties in June and July of 2016, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Quentin Morales, a/k/a “Quinton Morales,” 27, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Peter G. Sheridan to an information charging him with three counts of bank robbery. He also admitted to robbing two... Read more →


NJ Sierra Club: Jersey City Passes Plastic Bag Ban & Polystyrene Ban

CNBNews graphics file JERSEY CITY NJ (June 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Last night, the Jersey City Council unanimously passed an ordinance that will ban single use plastics, and non-degradable packaging, namely, polystyrene and polyvinyl chloride at food establishments. It prohibits retail establishments from providing any single-use, disposable plastic carryout bags to a customer at the check stand, cash register, point of sale, or other point of departure for the purpose of transporting products or goods out of the... Read more →


John F. “Jack” Kopfle of Gloucester City; Worked As A Printer; Vietnam War Navy Veteran

John F. “Jack” Kopfle Gloucester City NJ (June 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) – Surrounded by his loving family, on June 27, 2018. Age 70. Loving husband of 48 years to the late Grace Kopfle (nee Tomlin). Loving father of John (Patricia), David (Melissa), Michael (Kelli) and Daniel (Nicole). Cherished grandfather to John Jr., Austin, Brandon, Nicholas, Chad, Collin and Carter. Adored son-in-law of Grace Tomlin. Jack was a graduate of Hower Vocational High School in Akron, OH.... Read more →


Maternity Nurse at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Recognized by NJBiz

Lourdes Mother/Baby nurse Helene Pietrangelo, RN, BSN (center), along with Tim and Gisell Cornish, and their daughter, Iliana. Helene was baby Iliana’s nurse after she was born and helped catch a rare heart anomaly that required the baby to have open heart surgery. Iliana is doing well today and her parents credit nurse Helene. CAMDEN CITY, NJ (JUNE 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)—Helene Pietrangelo, RN, BSN, a maternity department nurse at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, was... Read more →


Crime Alert: Armed Robbery Pine Run Deli

photos provided GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (June 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The white male suspect, wearing an “Atco Dragway” hooded sweatshirt is captured on video approaching the Pine Run Deli on foot at 4:37 PM from the rear of the business. The suspect enters the store, covers his face with a bandana, removes a knife, and demands currency from the store clerk. He flees the store and runs around the back of the Deli towards Lower Landing Road. If... Read more →


Summer on the Delaware Riverfront

FIREWORKS!!! It's almost July 4th, which means it's fireworks time. The big celebration on the Waterfront will take place on Saturday, June 30th with events at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, SugarHouse Casino and Fishtown Hops, Independence Seaport Museum, Battleship NJ, Moshulu, and the Spirit of Philadelphia to name a few. You can also watch the big show from Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest, Spruce Street Harbor Park Sustained by Univest or the Race Street... Read more →


Grand Jury Returns Murder Indictment Against Kenneth D. Arsenault Accused of Killing Wife

Kenneth D. Arsenault MOUNT HOLLY, NJ (June 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)- Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Pemberton Township man has been indicted for fatally attacking his wife earlier this year with a hammer and knife at their home in the Browns Mills section of the township. Kenneth D. Arsenault, 59, of the first block of Cochita Trail, was indicted on one count of Murder (First Degree), two counts of Possession of a Weapon for... Read more →


EPA Awards $250,000 to New Jersey for Beaches

(New York, N.Y. – June 27, 2018) As peak beach season arrives in the United States, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Region 2 office expects to award up to $250,000 to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) to protect beachgoers contingent upon the number of eligible recipients nationwide that apply for grant funds and the availability of funding. “Enjoying the beach is a quintessential pastime for Americans every summer,” said EPA Administrator... Read more →


GTPD Requesting Community’s Assistance With Helping To Identify Possible Suspect In Reference to Suspicious Fires

image provided GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (June 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The Gloucester Township Police Department, in partnership with local and county Fire Marshals and the Camden County Prosecutors Office are investigating four suspicious fires to several townhouses under construction on Iron Gate Road in the Erial Section of Gloucester Township. The fires occurred on September 29th 2017, November 27th 2017, January 3rd 2018 and June 26, 2018. It appears the fires are set in the early morning, prior... Read more →


Court Rules Defense Attorney Represented Sexual Assault Criminal Fairly

CNBNews graphics file WOODBURY NJ (June 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--A state appeals court has affirmed a prior ruling that the lawyer for Lawrence L. Moore (DOB 12/12/55), of Pitman, did not ineffectively represent him during his 2011 trial for sexually assaulting a girl when she was 10 and continuing from 1999 to 2001. After the girl disclosed Moore’s actions when she was 18, he was convicted of aggravated sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child... Read more →


nj1015.com: Biggest winners and losers in NJ Democrats' new school aid plan

CNBNews graphics file TRENTON (JUNE 27, 2018)— More school districts would get more money under a competing school funding formula put forward by state Democratic lawmakers. Although many districts would also lose money. The only question is how the state will pay for it all. It's an important point because Gov. Phil Murphy, whose administration released its own school aid budget in March, and Democratic Senate President Steven Sweeney have threatened a government shutdown if... Read more →


EPA Awards $213,000 to Erie County, Pennsylvania for Water Quality Monitoring at Beaches

Lake Erie Beaches (photo credit Pinterest) PHILADELPHIA (June 27, 2018) – As peak beach season arrives, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to award approximately $213,000 to Erie County Pennsylvania to develop and implement beach monitoring and notification programs along the shores of Lake Erie. “Enjoying the beach is a quintessential pastime for Americans every summer,” said EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. “Through EPA’s BEACH grants, we are ensuring communities across the country can keep their... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic's Girls' Softball Team Captures Seventh Overall State Title

CNBNews graphics file LODI, NJ (June 28, 2018)--The Gloucester Catholic's girls’ softball team defeated Immaculate Conception of Lodi, 11-1, on June 9 and captured its seventh overall state title. Nicole Hagerty proved a threat on the field and at the plate, striking out seven, giving up seven hits, and walking one in being named the winning pitcher, and hit a solo home run in the fourth inning. Shayla reached base four times, knocking in one... Read more →


William R. Hagan Sr., Past Gloucester City Councilman and Retired Ambulance Driver

CNBNews graphics file Gloucester City NJ (June 28, 2018) - Surrounded by his loving family on June 26, 2018. Age 84 Loving husband of 65 years to the late Effie M. Hagan (nee Harker). Loving father of William R. Hagan, Jr. (Dawn), Brian P. Hagan (Anne) and Michael J. Hagan. One of 14 children, William is survived by his sisters, Joan Gundle and Jean Eller. Predeceased by his children, Charles A. Hagan, Sr. and Margaret... Read more →


Blockchain Will Soon Be A Necessity Across All Industries

CNBNewsnet(June 28, 2018)--Blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin’s success, is already revolutionizing the world economy by changing how processes are being handled in industries. Already, a majority of organizations across different industries have incorporated blockchain systems into their day to day business activities. What Exactly Is A Blockchain? A blockchain is known to be a digital ledger that records and saves data through different independent nodes (servers/computers), that make transactions and other digital interactions to be... Read more →


ICE removes Salvadoran MS-13 affiliate, Irish national with manslaughter conviction

NEWARK, NJ – Within the past week, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) removed two public safety threats to their respective countries of origin. ERO officers removed Frank Adonay Gonzalez Valdez, an El Salvadoran national with MS-13 affiliations, June 15 and transferred him to the custody of El Salvadoran law enforcement authorities upon his arrival in his home country. Gonzalez was initially encountered by U.S. Customs and Border Protection Sept.... Read more →


EPA Announces Settlement with Northeast Dredging Equipment Company LLC

Puts Cleaner Diesel Engines on Floating Crane in NY/NJ Harbor (New York, N.Y. – June 26, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)-- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Northeast Dredging Equipment Company, LLC has completed the installation of two cleaner diesel engines on a floating crane as part of a legal settlement reached in April of 2017 for alleged violations of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act. As part of the settlement, Northeast Dredging LLC invested at least... Read more →


Eight Arrested in Africa-Based Cybercrime and Business Email Compromise Conspiracy

CNBNews graphics file In accordance with the Justice Department’s recent efforts to disrupt business email compromise (BEC) schemes that are designed to intercept and hijack wire transfers from businesses and individuals, including many senior citizens, the Department announced Operation Keyboard Warrior, an effort coordinated by United States and international law enforcement to disrupt online frauds perpetrated from Africa. Eight individuals have been arrested for their roles in a widespread, Africa-based cyber conspiracy that allegedly defrauded... Read more →


Mellanie Kai Lassiter to Lead Next Phase of Pepco Holdings Corporate Relations Efforts

New leader brings broad community and stakeholder engagement experience to build on Atlantic City Electric’s and Delmarva Power’s respected philanthropic footprint WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 26, 2018) – Pepco Holdings has named Mellanie Kai Lassiter as its new senior manager of Corporate Relations. Lassiter, a 13-year veteran of both Baltimore Gas and Electric (BG&E) and PECO in Philadelphia, will build on Pepco Holdings’ ongoing philanthropic efforts and will oversee the implementation of the corporate citizenship programs... Read more →


Camden City Resident Arrested on Charges of Sexual Assault and Child Pornography

Law enforcement investigating whether additional crimes occurred MAPLE SHADE NJ (June 26, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Maple Shade Police Chief Gary Gubbei announced that a 21-year-old Camden man has been charged with manufacturing child pornography and sexually assaulting a young girl in Maple Shade earlier this year. Jermaine J. Ward, of the 1000 block of Carl Miller Boulevard, used his cell phone to make a video recording of the assault. He was charged... Read more →


Bicyclist Hit by Van in Winslow Township; In Critical Condition

CNBNews graphics file WINSLOW TOWNSHIP NJ (June 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Winslow Township Police were dispatched to Erial road in the area of Wiltons Landing Rd for a reported motor vehicle crash with a bicycle. Responding units located a 14 year old male who had been struck by a van traveling westbound on Erial Road. Winslow Township officers provided medical attention and assisted Winslow EMS and Fire with stabilizing the juvenile until he was transported by helicopter to... Read more →


Ocean City Resident Busted on Narcotic Charges

CNBNews graphics file Cape May Court House, New Jersey (June 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--- Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Acting Chief, Captain John J. Prettyman announce the arrest of William Baker (age 18) of Ocean City for the distribution of Hashish on June 22, 2018. This three month investigation was conducted by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office, Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Task Force (GGNTF) along with the Ocean City Police Department's Detective Division... Read more →


A Message from Senate President Steve Sweeney

WESTVILLE NJ (June 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Yesterday, I had the pleasure of touring the Abilities Solutions, an organization based in Westville, New Jersey, that boosts employment opportunities for the disabled. This place is close to my heart. Sheltered workshops offer employment opportunities for people with developmental disabilities. They provide a safe work environment that showcases the abilities persons with disabilities possess. That is why I will not allow funding for sheltered workshops to be cut from this... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: Help Us Score More Victories!

CNBNews graphics file Dear Friend: We relish a good fight. Not that we look for it: just as firefighters don't make fires so they can put them out, we don't set cultural fires so we can put them out. But once trouble begins, we swing into action, doing what we can to bring about justice. We are approaching the half-way point of 2018, and so far, so good: we've won some important victories, without any... Read more →