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June 2018

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,... Read more →


TWO NEW ATLANTIC CITY CASINOS OPEN A DAY EARLY

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City and Ocean Resort Casino started taking bets from gamblers a day before they were scheduled to open, the Press of Atlantic City reports. Both casinos received permission to begin full operations on Wednesday afternoon from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, and... 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... 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... 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.... 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.... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more →


DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police promoting Operation Dry Water June 29-July 1

CNBNews graphics file DOVER, Delaware (June 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)-- – DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police today announced their active participation in Operation Dry Water, an annual nationwide enforcement and education campaign aimed at preventing alcohol and drug-related boating accidents and fatalities. Over the June 29-July 1 weekend, Fish & Wildlife... 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... Read more →


Don’t Miss the Early Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anyone can temporarily forget the name of a song, a movie title or a former neighbor’s name every once in a while. But when a loved one asks you the same question twice in five minutes, seems unusually aggressive, and begins to lose things around the house, it may be... 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... Read more →


James Madison U Announces Spring 2018 Graduate School Graduates

CNBNews graphics file HARRISONBURG, VA (06/25/2018)-- James Madison University is pleased to announce the following students who graduated during the May 4, 2018 graduate school commencement exercises. More than 600 students received master's, educational specialist and doctoral degrees. Victoria Lynn Kendall of Erial, NJ graduated with a degree in Accounting. Kayla... Read more →


Maryland Fishing Report: Reading The Signs That Mother Nature Provides To You

Keith Lockwood | Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources June 27, 2018 Nick Pirchio caught this striped bass fishing with his dad in Chesapeake Bay, when they tried some jigging after spotting some bait. Photo courtesy of Nick Pirchio We’ve all heard it – 10 percent of anglers catch 90 percent of... 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... Read more →


DRBC Announces Delaware Basin Summer Photo Contest

CNBNews graphics file WEST TRENTON, N.J. (June 26)(CNBNewsnet)-- – The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) today announced its Summer Photo Contest, highlighting amateur and professional photography that conveys the beauty, diversity, function, and significance of the water resources of the Delaware River Basin, a 13,539-square mile watershed. “The warmer temperatures and... 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.... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more →


Body Found Within The Cobblestone Development; Gloucester Twp. PD Investigating

CNBNews graphics file GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (JUNE 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Today at approximately 0613 hours the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to the area of Scenic Point Circle for a report of a body in the water. Arriving officers located the deceased along the shore line. Investigation is ongoing at this time and... Read more →


Pilot Charged with Criminal Trespass for Landing Plane at Cape May Coast Guard Base

Related: Coast Guard Searching for Pilot Plane was landed on beach at Training Facility Cape May Court House, NJ (June 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--- Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Cape May City Police Chief Anthony Marino announce the arrest of James P. Dahlen, Jr. the 51 year old pilot who... Read more →


Alliance Defending Freedom Comments on Justice Kennedy Retiring from the U.S. Supreme Court

The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom President, CEO, and General Counsel Michael Farris regarding Justice Anthony Kennedy’s announcement Wednesday that he is retiring from the U.S. Supreme Court: “Today we acknowledge the historic legacy Justice Anthony Kennedy leaves behind. As a man who both understood and defined... Read more →


Primary Analysis from Gender Watch 2018

CNBNews graphics file With some results still pending, the team at Gender Watch 2018, a project of the Center for American Women and Politics and the Barbara Lee Family Foundation, offers some initial takeaways on how women fared in tonight's primary races. New York: The biggest story for the evening is... Read more →


Cleary History/ George & Mazie Cleary, Ed & Anna Tucker, Frank & Florence Messenger Circa 1940's

Down The Shore (South Jersey)-Circa 1940's The Tuckers, far left standing, our Uncle Ed Tucker with curly hair and Aunt Anna (nee Kowalski) Tucker (Mom and Dad) George Cleary and Mazie (nee Tucker) Cleary, far right standing The Messengers, kneeling far right, our Uncle Frank Messenger and Aunt Florence (nee Tucker). Read more →


NJBIA: Payroll Tax Bill Would Burden All Jersey City Businesses

CNBNews graphics file TRENTON, NJ (June 25, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Legislation allowing Jersey City to impose a 1 percent employer payroll tax would add yet another expense to businesses already facing a host of costly mandates in the highest taxed state in the nation, the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) said today.... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: “Here’s to coffee! The choice of sheepherders everywhere!”

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet “Ahhh! Coffee!” said our resident cowboy, Steve, raising his cup at the philosophy counter. “Let’s raise our cups to whichever Brazilian came up with this stuff.” Very slowly, Herb Collins stood with his cup of coffee there in the midst of culture and education at the Mule... Read more →


Pine Hill Police National Night Out -August 7 from 6 pm - 9 pm at Overbrook HS

CNBNews graphics file PINE HILL NJ (June 26, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Everyone is invited to join us for the 35th Annual National Night Out being held at Overbrook High School on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. The event is sponsored by organizations within the Borough of Pine Hill, including the Pine Hill Police Department, Municipal... Read more →


Training Center Cape May Scheduled To Hold Sunset Parade

photo provided CAPE MAY, N.J. (June 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)-- – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host a Sunset Parade in honor of the United Services Organizations at the Training Center, July 1 at 7:49 p.m. Sunset Parades are military displays of marching troops and the Coast Guard... Read more →


NJ Residents Graduate from James Madison U

HARRISONBURG, VA (06/25/2018)-- James Madison University is pleased to announce the names of the students who graduated during the May 4, 2018 commencement exercises. More than 4,400 students received undergraduate, master's, educational specialist and doctoral degrees. Victoria Lynn Kendall of Erial, NJ graduated with a degree in Accounting - MS. Casey... Read more →


Philadelphia CBP Seizes $289,130 Shipment of Counterfeit apparel from Hong Kong

PHILADELPHIA PA (June 25, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Philadelphia recently seized over 13 boxes that included over 2,000 pieces of counterfeit apparel. If authentic, the merchandise held a manufacturer suggested retail price (MSRP) of nearly $289,130. CBP officers initially examined the parcel on June 4.... Read more →


Delaware Fish & Wildlife asking public to report dumping, vandalism at Nanticoke Wildlife Area

LAUREL (June 25, 2018) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife needs help from the public to stop dumping and vandalism at the Robert L. Graham Nanticoke Wildlife Area near Laurel, notably at an unpaved crossroad connecting Phillips Landing Road with Sharptown Road. Past dumping and vandalism resulted in closure of... Read more →


NJ Residents Named to Gettysburg College Dean's List

GETTYSBURG, PA (06/25/2018)-- Gettysburg College students take pride in their work, and we are likewise proud to announce their recent academic achievements. Students with a quality point average in the range of 3.300 to 3.599 for a semester's work were recently placed on the Deans' Commendation List. The following students from... Read more →


Former Mafia Boss and Associate Convicted of 1993 Murder

Francis ‘Cadillac Frank’ Salemme Sr., (left) and Paul Weadick Defendants were members of the New England Family of La Cosa Nostra BOSTON – Francis “Cadillac” Salemme, a former boss of the New England Family of La Cosa Nostra (NELCN), and former NELCN associate Paul Weadick, were convicted today by a federal... Read more →


NUTRITIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERVICES OF THE ARCHDIOCESE SUMMER MEALS PROGRAM 

CNBNews graphics file PHILADELPHIA PA (June 26, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--For the 12th consecutive year, Nutritional Development Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (NDS) will hold its annual Blessing of the Summer to kick off its Summer Meals Program. Reverend Monsignor Daniel J. Sullivan, President of NDS’ Board, will preside over the blessing at... Read more →


PROTESTS OF TRUMP’S IMMIGRATION POLICIES PLANNED IN 16 NJ TOWNS

People who oppose President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy on illegal immigration will be holding protests Saturday in Washington, D.C., and in more than 600 places around the country, including at least 16 locations in New Jersey, NJ.com says. The “Families Belong Together” rallies were organized to protest the Trump administration’s... Read more →


The Food Bank of South Jersey Kicks Off its 2018 Summer Meals Program with Kidsfest

Sponsors and children who participate in the Food Bank of South Jersey’s Summer Meals program cut a ribbon to officially begin the 2018 Summer Meals program. Pennsauken, NJ - - June 22, 2018 The Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) hosted over 100 children at its Summer Meals Program Kidsfest kick-off... Read more →


Mrs. MaryJane Collins, of Brooklawn; Longtime Lipkins Pharmacy Employee; GCHS Alumnus

CNBNews graphics file GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (June 26, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Formerly of Brooklawn - On June 23, 2018. Age 89. Loving wife of 52 years to the late Bernard P. Collins. Loving mother of Patricia (James) Dobbins, James (Wendy) Collins, Bernard (Maureen) Collins, William (Maryann) Collins, Joseph (Kim) Collins and the late Claire... Read more →


Authorities Investigating Suspicious Fire in Gloucester Township

CNBNews graphics file GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (June 26, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--On Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at approximately 2:52 AM, a security guard working in the Iron Gate development contacted the Gloucester Township Police Department to report flames coming from the rear of several townhomes on Iron Gate Road in Gloucester Township, located at... Read more →


ANOTHER VIEW: VICTORY FOR CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTERS

photo provided Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a U.S. Supreme Court decision reached today: In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a California law requiring crisis pregnancy centers to inform women about the availability of abortion and contraception was unconstitutional. The ruling was narrowly drawn and... Read more →


James Nelson, age 29, of Bellmawr; Gloucester High Alumnus Class of 2007

James Allen Nelson GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 26, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Suddenly on June 23, 2018. Age 29. Of Bellmawr. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving son of Christa Nelson Jost & Barry Jost and Lee & Michelle Nelson. Beloved brother of Danielle M. Nelson–Crespo & Alisa Crespo and step-brothers of, Jarvis Grant, Jared Jones,... Read more →


Blair Michael Leafey of Delray Beach, Florida; Graduate of Washington Township HS

April 02, 1981 - June 18, 2018 Blair M. Leafy, age 37, of Delray Beach, Florida and Cape May Court House, New Jersey, passed away suddenly in a motor vehicle accident in Florida on June 18th, 2018. He is survived by his devoted parents, Robert and Margaret, loving brother Ryan (April),... Read more →


Gender Watch 2018 Provides Outlooks on Women Running in  June 26th Primaries

CNBNews graphics file Voters in Oklahoma, Colorado, Maryland, and New York head to the polls on Tuesday to select major party nominees for this fall's election. Gender Watch 2018, a project of the Barbara Lee Family Foundation (BLFF) and the Center for American Women in Politics (CAWP), has issued outlooks on... Read more →


Five Ways to Lower Your Skin Cancer Risk

New Haven, Conn. — Summer is here, but enjoying longer and sunnier days outdoors means your skin is vulnerable to sunburn. Experts at Yale Cancer Center(YCC) and Yale School of Medicine (YSM) say unless you take the right precautions, sun exposure (even if you don't get scorched) can damage your skin,... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: NJ has a SPENDING problem, not a REVENUE problem

CNBNews graphics file With just days to go before a potential government shut down that threatens to close New Jersey's beaches and parks over the 4th of July, Governor Phil Murphy continues to claim that the budget passed by the Legislature doesn't include enough revenue and that he needs to raise... Read more →