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July 2018

Two Men Charged in Connection with Fatal Camden City Murder of 18-Year-Old

CNBNews graphics file CAMDEN CITY, NJ (July 31, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Jermaine Venable, 46, of Clementon, and Dametre Tokley, 25, of Camden, were charged in connection with a shooting that killed 18-year-old Jonathan Rojas and injured a Glassboro man just before 8:00 a.m. yesterday morning. When Camden County Police responded to the area of 4th Street and Kaighn Avenue, they found Jonathan Rojas and an 18-year-old Glassboro man laying on the ground, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victims were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment. Jonathan... Read more →


South Jersey team captures youth national championship in Texas

SJEB Rush came from behind to win the girls U16 national championship on Sunday morning Matthew RalphJul 30, 2018, 4:50pm EDT South Jersey Elite Barons Rush are national champions, after coming from behind to beat Utah club La Roca in overtime of the U16 girls final on Sunday morning in Frisco, Texas. La Roca took an early lead with a goal in the eighth minute and were two minutes from bringing the championship trophy back to Utah when Alyssa Monti sent in a fortuitous ball... Read more →


As Little as Two Weeks of Inactivity Can Trigger Diabetic Symptoms in Vulnerable Patients

McMaster University researchers Stuart Phillips, left, and Chris McGlory, centre, work with a research subject. Newswise — HAMILTON, ON, July 31, 2018 – Just two weeks without much activity can have a dramatic impact on health from which it is difficult to recover, according to researchers who studied overweight older adults at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Not only did an abrupt, brief period of inactivity hasten the onset of the disease and elevate blood sugar levels among pre-diabetic patients, but researchers reported that... Read more →


Reading United to host 2018 PDL Championship Game

Reading United to host 2018 PDL Championship Game United will face Calgary Foothills FC on Saturday, August 4th at Gurski Stadium READING, PA (July 30, 2018) – The Premier Development League today announced that Reading United A.C. has been selected to host the Premier Development League Championship Game set to take place at Wilson High School’s Gurski Stadium in West Lawn, PA on Saturday, August 4th. Reading United (15-0-2) will face Calgary Foothills FC (14-1-2) for the chance at their first ever PDL Championship in... Read more →


Another View: Religious Liberty Task Force Scares The Left

July 31, 2018 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the left-wing's reaction to a religious liberty task force: Attorney General Jeff Sessions announces the creation of a Religious Liberty Task Force at the Department of Justice and left-wing activists explode. Nothing he said was incendiary or bigoted, but the remarks of his critics certainly were. The ACLU, which never recognized the First Amendment's right to religious liberty when it was founded by atheist Roger Baldwin in 1920, accused the Trump administration of "licensing discrimination... Read more →


NJ Counties to Split $47.3 Million for Bridge Repairs

Each county to receive $1 million plus additional funds based on deck area CNBNews graphics file (Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced 47 Local Bridge, Future Needs grants totaling $47.3 million to help counties maintain local bridges in a state of good repair. These are the largest bridge grant awards in New Jersey history, almost doubling the amount of funds previously provided to counties across the state. “The Murphy Administration has prioritized improving our state’s infrastructure at all levels,” NJDOT... Read more →


Killer of Burlington City Resident Stephanie White Pleads Guilty

Jacob T. Garrett MOUNT HOLLY - Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a man whose girlfriend died after the car he was driving plunged into the Delaware River in Burlington City earlier this year admitted today in Superior Court to causing her death. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Jacob T. Garrett, 25, pled guilty to Vehicular Homicide (First Degree) and Leaving the Scene of a Fatal Accident (Second Degree) in exchange for 15 years in New Jersey state prison. The Hon. Terrence... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Police Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller, Fort Myers Police Department, Florida

Adam Jobbers-Miller age 29 Fort Myers Police Department, Florida End of Watch Saturday, July 28, 2018 FORT MYERS, FLORIDA (July 31,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Police Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained on July 21st, 2018, after responding to an assault and larceny call at a gas station at 3915 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard at approximately 7:30 pm. As officers arrived the suspect fled on foot along Flint Drive, with Officer Jobbers-Miller in pursuit. The man opened fire with a handgun, striking Officer Jobbers-Miller. Another... Read more →


ICE locates, arrests sex offender after NC county refuses to honor detainer

RALEIGH, N.C. – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested an unlawfully present Mexican national Monday who is a registered sex offender in Orange County, North Carolina, after the county refused to honor an ICE detainer and instead released him from local custody in June without any notification to ICE. Orange County’s refusal to honor ICE’s detainer, or to even notify the agency that it was releasing a convicted sex offender, allowed the subject to pose a public safety threat... Read more →


Who left this little pit bull to drown in a cage along the ocean? | nj1015.com

photo courtesy of nj1015.com HIGHLANDS — A good Samaritan rescued a dog seemingly left to drown in a cage along the ocean, police say. The Monmouth County Prosecutor's office and county SPCA are seeking whoever left the dog in the cage — which it said had may have been trapped their for hours. At about 6:15 a.m., a passer-by walking a dog in Veterans Memorial Park on Bay Avenue was alerted by something on the water side of a rock bulkhead, the prosecutor's office said.... Read more →


Letter to the Editor: NJ ADDS ANOTHER TAX !

CNBNews graphics file New Jersey recently adopted a bill that imposes the same lodging taxes on short-term rentals that hotels and motels pay. The change means that, starting Oct 1, operators of short-term rentals that are booked through companies such as Airbnb, VRBO, HomeAway, or others are now required to add these taxes to guests’ bills and remit them to the state. Additionally, many municipalities in New Jersey also levy their own municipal occupancy taxes on hotels. The new law allows municipalities the option to... Read more →


Application Period for SJI’s Social Investment Program Fall 2018 Grant Cycle to Open August 6

FOLSOM, NJ, July 30, 2018 – SJI (NYSE: SJI) announced today that the application period for the Fall 2018 grant cycle of the company’s bi-annual Social Investment program will open Monday, August 6. SJI’s Social Investment program provides funding to qualifying 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations who reflect the diversity in purpose, geography and populations served by the company and its subsidiaries. Social Investment grant recipients must demonstrate the ability to positively impact the communities they serve, while addressing needs that align with the company’s four strategic... Read more →


GUEST COMMENTARY: New York Daily News’ Anti-Gun Hijinx Stinks as Paper Sinks | NRA-ILA

CNBNEWS graphics file The New York Daily News announced this week that that it was cutting half of its newsroom staff in response to plummeting revenues and circulation. The once-great paper, a New York institution known for its pithy headlines and tabloid format that commuters found easy to read on buses and trains, is failing. View Related Articles Over the past 99 years, Daily News writers and photographers won 11 Pulitzer Prizes as they covered the city’s ups and downs, including the 9/11 attacks. Yet... Read more →


First six months of naloxone initiative yielding impactful results during public health crisis

(Camden City, NJ)(July 31, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) – Seven months ago the Freeholder Board, Camden County Chief’s Association, and health care providers came to the table with a plan to fund the life-saving tool, naloxone, for all police officers in the county. Since that time more than 480 naloxone reversals were deployed county-wide providing a critical antidote to the fatal effects of an opioid-induced overdose. Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli lauded the healthcare systems for tearing down the obstacles to getting access to this life-saving antidote and applauded... Read more →


Attorney General Shapiro Charges Family Running Illegal Video Poker Operation in Southwest PA

HARRISBURG PA (CNBNewsnet)--— Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced the shut-down of an illegal video gambling operation in bars and clubs in Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties. The defendants tried to obstruct authorities from uncovering their role in the gambling operation in order to invest in a legitimate racetrack and casino project in Lawrence County. Robert Biros, 83, of Biros Hill Lane, White Oak; John Biros, 56, of Lincoln Way, McKeesport; Andrew Biros, 52, of Austin Street, Greensburg; Christine Biros, 55, of Jacks Run Road, White... Read more →


ATLANTIC CITY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO 1st DEGREE AGGRAVATED MANSLAUGHTER

MAYS LANDING – A 65 year-old Atlantic City man pleaded guilty Thursday to first-degree Aggravated Manslaughter, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Thomas Green Thomas Green pleaded guilty in connection to the homicide of Ricky Ward, 52, also of Atlantic City. Green admitted that he caused Ward’s death by hitting Ward in the head with a rock and to putting his body in a trashcan on December 30, 2016 in Atlantic City. Green is scheduled for sentencing on October 5, 2018, before Judge Podolnick.... Read more →


Public Sector Unions in Turmoil After Court Rules They Can’t Force Non-Union Workers to Pay Fees

John Grimaldi/AMAC WASHINGTON, DC – The world of organized labor is in turmoil in the aftermath of the June 27th Supreme Court decision banning public sector unions from collecting fees from non-union workers. Attorney Mark J. Neuberger, who specializes in employment law at the firm of Foley & Lardner, says the ruling was “a stunning blow to public sector unions.” Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC], said the court’s action has negative implications for the ability of public sector unions... Read more →


Thomas Kumpel of Gloucester City; Highland Park Church of God Sunday School Superintendent

Thomas David Kumpel Thomas David Kumpel, on July 28, 2018, of Gloucester City, formerly of Delanco. Age 78. Beloved husband of Vicki (nee Weller). Devoted father of Stacie Albee (Rich) and Cynthia Kumpel. Loving grandfather of Brooke and Ricky Albee. Dear brother of Fred Kumpel (Gail) and the late Paul Kumpel. Uncle of Teddy Kumpel, Lisa Browning, Lory Strickland, Leigh Weller, Fred Kumpel and Dana McKoy. Also survived by his sister-in-law Claire Kumpel and many loving cousins. Mr. Kumpel was a proud supporter of Children... Read more →


West Deptford Police Department Crime Report from July 1 through July 17

CNBNews graphics file WEST DEPTFORD, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--Arrests: On 7.01.2018, Justin J. O’Hare, 30, of West Deptford was arrested on Raphael Place for simple assault and resisting arrest. He was released pending further court action. On 7.01.2018, Zewter A. Asaminew, 29, of Maryland and Honeyban Gebremedhin, 28, of Maryland were arrested on Interstate 295. Asaminew was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Gebremedhin was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. They were both released pending further court action. On 7.01.2018, August G.... Read more →


Recovery After a Traffic Accident: A Guide

(CNBNewsnet)(July 31,2018)--While no-one likes the thought of being involved in a car accident, unfortunately, they are a common occurrence, and are often caused by careless driving, speeding, or drink driving. That’s why it is important to understand the exact steps you should take should ever be involved in a collision. Ensure you protect your health and finances by finding out how to effectively recover after a traffic accident. Stop Your Car Never drive away following a traffic accident, even if you’re the victim. Pull the... Read more →


OCEAN COUNTY PO APPEAL OVERTURNS JUDGE’S RULING BRICK SCHOOL OFFICIAL DENIED PTI

OCP Website Admin BRICK TOWNSHIP, NJ(CNBNewsnet)--Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato today announced the July 19, 2018 decision by the State Appeals Court to reversed a Superior Court Judge’s decision admitting former Brick Township School Academic Officer Lorraine S. Morgan into a Pretrial Intervention Program. Morgan was charged with official misconduct after taking part in a 2013-2014 scheme in which former Brick Township School Superintendent Walter Uszenski, his daughter Jacqueline Halsey, and Morgan’s husband Andrew Morgan obtained full-time pre-school day care and related services for... Read more →


Satanists Claim Freedom of Speech/ Religion Gives Them the Right to Rally in Little Rock, AR

The Satanic Temple to Bring Baphomet Statue to Arkansas Satanists to rally in Little Rock to defend Religious Freedom and the First Amendment to counter Arkansas State government’s rejection of basic principles of American liberty SALEM, Mass. – July 30, 2018 – The Satanic Temple’s infamous Baphomet statue will make an appearance at the Arkansas state Capitol on August 16th from 1-3pm during “The Satanic Temple’s Rally for the First Amendment.” The rally is intended to bring together religious leaders of different faiths to discuss... Read more →


Another View: Who Cares About Stormy Daniels?

July 30, 2018 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on public reaction to the relationship between Stormy Daniels and President Trump: Who cares about Stormy Daniels? The media care. Indeed, they are obsessed with the story. They are also angry: they are angry that the public doesn't care. Nor does the public care about the tapes that President Trump's former lawyer has about Trump's alleged sexual encounter with a former Playboy model. How to account for this disparate reaction? The elite media, as Stanley Rothman,... Read more →


UPDATE: Victim identified from Saturday’s fatal personal watercraft accident in Sussex County  

FENWICK ISLAND (July 30, 2018) – DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police announced today that the victim in Saturday’s fatal boating accident off Little Assawoman Bay in Sussex County has been identified as Dr. Stephen Greenhouse, 53, of Bethesda, Md. Dr. Greenhouse was operating a personal watercraft (PWC) on July 28, when he was involved in a collision with another PWC. He later was pronounced dead at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md., and his body was turned over to the Maryland State Medical... Read more →


19-Year-Old Man Murdered in Camden City; A Glassboro Man Was Also Shot

CNBNews graphics file CAMDEN CITY, NJ (July 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a shooting which resulted in the death of a Camden man and injuring another. The Camden County Police responded to a Shotspotter activation this morning near 4th Street and Kaighn Avenue at approximately 7:43 a.m. When officers arrived they located two victims, a 19-year-old Camden man and an 18-year-old Glassboro man, suffering from gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to a nearby hospital... Read more →


COMPANY SUES GREWAL OVER 3-D PRINTABLE FIREARMS 

A nonprofit company based in Texas has filed a lawsuit against New Jersey's attorney general over his efforts to block the company from distributing plans for 3-D printable firearms, NJ.com reports. The company, Defense Distributed, is scheduled to release plans for the homemade guns on Wednesday. Grewal is attempting to have New Jersey residents blocked from the company's website. LAWMAKERS WANT TO CODIFY NJ'S DONATED-LEAVE POLICY The donated-leave policy allows state workers to donate unused leave time to co-workers who have exhausted their own. Now... Read more →


Cleanup Proposed for Hercules, Inc. Superfund site in Gibbstown, N.J.

EPA to hold public meeting on August 16, 2018 (New York, N.Y. – July 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)-- Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a cleanup plan for the Hercules, Inc. Superfund site in Gibbstown, N.J. Previous chemical manufacturing operations at the site contaminated the soil, sediment, and groundwater with volatile organic compounds. EPA is proposing a combination of excavation and treatment to address this contamination. “EPA is proposing several cleanup technologies that we believe will address the contaminated soil, sediment, and groundwater at this... Read more →


Obituary | Rose Ida Acerbo of Runnemede

CNBNews graphics file Rose Ida Acerbo on July 27, 2018 of Runnemede formerly of South Philadelphia. Age 85. Beloved wife of the late Anthony Acerbo. Loving mother of Anthony Acerbo, Jr. (Lynda), Mary Ann Tracey (Michael), Vincent Acerbo (Karen) and Doris Ward (Joseph). Dear grandmother of 13 and great grandmother of 1. Devoted daughter of the late Mary and Paul Laterza. Loving sister of the late Frank Laterza, the late Marie Damico and the late Michael Laterza. Rose loved to bowl, go to casinos, travel,... Read more →


Ocean County Lawyer Who Hosted Radio Show on Elder Law Pleads Guilty to Stealing Millions

TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a prominent Ocean County attorney who hosted a radio show and taught seminars on elder law pleaded guilty today to stealing millions of dollars from elderly clients of his law firm and laundering the money through various bank accounts, including his attorney trust and business accounts. The victims generally did not have close relatives to guard their interests and in some cases suffered from dementia. Robert Novy, 66, of Brick, N.J., pleaded guilty today to first-degree... Read more →


Obituary:

Jorge L. Capeles, III, age 22, Of Camden City

CNBNews graphics file Camden City – Suddenly, on July 25, 2018, from a motor vehicle accident. Age 22. Loving father of Jorge Luis Capeles, IV. Loving Fiancée of Dariangeliz “Dari” Olivo. Beloved son of Elizabel Sanchez and the late Jorge Luis Capeles, II. Beloved brother of Joshua Daniel Capeles and Joel Xavier Pitre. Cherished grandson of Eulalia and Heriberto Sanchez. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Jorge was currently employed by Aries Filterworks in Berlin, NJ. Relatives, Friends and fellow coworkers... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Replacing Trade with AidIn Trump’s Tariff War, Aid Trumps Trade

Trade is complicated. Wars are costly. The two truths collided this week resulting in the first major governmental expenditure to “help” those who are casualties in the current trade war. But the administration’s announcement of $12 billion in new subsidies for farmers and ranchers is likely just the tip of the spending iceberg. More than any other sector, agriculture has borne the brunt of the president’s trade war fallout. Most counties in which farming and ranching dominate are also areas that went overwhelmingly for President... Read more →


OBITUARY: Maria Gioiosa of Westville, age 79

CNBNews graphics file Westville - On July 25, 2018. Age 79. (nee Pisani) Loving wife of 59 years to Aldo Gioiosa. Loving mother of Adriana Stazzone (late Andres), Robert Gioiosa (Marlene), Claudio Gioiosa and the late Stella Pronesti (surv. Roque). Cherished grandmother of Eliana Bistotto, Anabella Pronesti, Melissa Fabro, Catherine Pronesti, Reina Stazzone, Melanie Gioiosa and Cynthia Gioiosa and great-grandmother of Benjamin Bistotto, Enzo Fabro, Jayden Pronesti and Stella Pronesti. Beloved sister of Teresa Pisani and the late Franci Pisani. Mass of Christian Burial will... Read more →


Obituary | Lloyd J. Lyons of Bellmawr

CNBNews graphics file Lloyd J. Lyons, Jr. on July 28, 2018 of Bellmawr. Age 70. Beloved husband of Judy (nee Chew). Devoted father of Judy Jacot (Carl), and Stephanie Alcavage (Tim). Loving grandfather of Vicki, Bryan, Eric, Jesse, Ryan and Jake. Great grandfather of Sophia. Dear brother of James, Ralph, KayKay, William, John and the late David and Robert. Also survived by many nieces and nephew and his faithful dog CoCo. Lloyd was an operating engineer for Local 825 for over 40 years. Lloyd was... Read more →


Time For That Colonoscopy? Probe Your Doc First On How The Scopes Are Cleaned

image provided By Emily Bazar, Kaiser Health News After a colonoscopy two years ago, Patti Damare felt so delirious and weak that she couldn’t stand on her own. That was on a Friday, and she chalked up her symptoms to lingering effects of anesthesia. On Saturday, the San Marcos, Calif., woman wondered if she had contracted a killer flu or urinary tract infection. The next day, she couldn’t get out of bed. By Monday, it was almost as if her body had been beaten with... Read more →


U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Arrests Assault Suspect in Williamsport, PA

CNBNews graphics file Williamsport, PA - Today, U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrest of Jerry Grow, 42, in Williamsport, PA. The Williamsport Police Department obtained an arrest warrant charging Grow with strangulation for an incident occurring on July 09, 2018. It is alleged that Grow was physically abusive to his victim over many hours by striking, kicking and choking his victim. On July 19, US Marshals and members of fugitive task force located and arrested Grow without incident in the 700 block of... Read more →