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August 2018

CAMDEN CITY DETECTIVES SEEKING PUBLIC’S HELP IN RECENT HOMICIDE

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (August 31, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Camden County Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying an individual who may have been involved in a fatal shooting that occurred on August 28, 2018 at approximately 1:47 a.m. Camden County Police found the victim, Miguel Rodriguez-Zavala,... Read more →


Delaware Fish and Wildlife Arrest Frederica Couple for Theft & Commercial Crabbing Crimes

(FREDERICA DELAWARE)(Aug. 31, 2018) – An investigation by DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers into multiple complaints of theft and commercial crabbing violations resulted in the arrests today of a Frederica couple. The couple was arrested for tending crabs pots belonging to another commercial crabber, stealing crabs out of... Read more →


Holy Cross beats Gloucester Catholic in football season opener | Philly.com

The 10:30 a.m. start four days before Labor Day also marked a momentous occasion for the host team: It was the first sporting event for the new Holy Cross Prep Academy, an independent private school that has replaced Holy Cross High School. When the Diocese of Trenton announced plans last year... Read more →


Obituary | Arlene J. Horton of Mt. Ephraim

CNBNews graphics file On August 22, 2018, of Mount Ephraim; formerly of Atco. Age 65. Beloved daughter of the late George and Thelma (nee Straub). Devoted sister of Daniel Ashmen, Peter Ashmen, Richard Ashmen, Patrick Ashmen, Sharon Hannan, Timothy Dwyer, Jeff Ashmen, Debbie Kelly, Diane Pumphrey, Iris Chase, and the late... Read more →


Coast Guard Rescues Grandfather and Granddaughter in Grassy Sounds,NJ

image provided Members of Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City pose for a photo with a grandfather and granddaughter they rescued from a stranded personal water craft in Grassy Sound, New Jersey, Aug. 31, 2018. Both people were wearing life jackets when the personal water craft ran aground. CAPE MAY, NJ... Read more →


Vaping Is Really Popular in South Jersey. Here’s Why.

SOUTH JERSEY (CNBNewsnet)(August 31, 2018)--A few years ago, many believed that vaping would become a one-time trend that would go away as quickly as it came in-style. Fast forward a few years, and vaping is an even bigger hobby and pastime activity than ever before. The industry behind vaping is growing... Read more →


3 Men from Out of Town Charged with Damaging the Gloucester City Middle School Playground

CNBNews graphic file GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (August 31, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Three individuals were arrested on Tuesday, August 28 for destroying the playground at the Gloucester City Middle School. The suspects were from Princeton, Colts Neck and Mount Royal. The damage was estimated at several hundred dollars. According to police around 5:43 pm Tuesday... Read more →


Pine Hill Police Remind the Public About International Overdose Awareness Day

image provided PINE HILL, NJ (CNBNewsnet)August 31, 2017--Today, August 31, is International Overdose Awareness Day. On May 3, 2013 Governor Christie signed into law the Overdose Prevention Act. Essentially, the Overdose Prevention Act encompasses both the “Good Samaritan Emergency Response Act” and the “Opioid Antidote and Overdose Prevention Act” which encourages... Read more →


Coast Guard conducts safety checks Labor Day weekend

Coast Guard boarding team members check for life jackets aboard boats in support of Operation Safe and Sound during Labor Day weekend on Galveston Bay, Texas, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015. Operation Safe and Sound is conducted during high traffic holidays to aim at reducing accidents and enhance maritime safety. (U.S. Coast... Read more →


NJ POLITICIANS TAX AND SPEND! NJ INCREASING GASOLINE TAX BY 4.3 CENTS ON OCT. 1  

CNBNews graphics file Just two years after increasing the gasoline tax by 23 cents a gallon, New Jersey will raise the tax by 4.3 cents on Oct. 1, NJ.com reports. The new increase will bring the total state taxes on a gallon of gasoline to 41.4 cents. The total state taxes... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: Menendez Fighting for Lower Prescriptions Cost

For anyone who has struggled with a chronic condition like high blood pressure or depression – or had a loved one diagnosed with cancer or Parkinson’s – you know affording your prescription drugs feels like, not just a matter of health – but a matter of wealth. Watch to learn how... Read more →


Widener University announces 2018 Apogee Scholars

CNBNews graphics file CHESTER, PA (08/29/2018)-- Widener University is pleased to welcome 15 freshmen who have enrolled at the university as Apogee Scholars. Apogee Scholars are recognized by the Oskin Leadership Institute at Widener for their high potential to lead positive change on campus and in their communities. The students were... Read more →


Food Safety Professionals Ensure that “What’s in Your Meat” is Safe and Wholesome

By Carmen Rottenberg, Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety FSIS Office of Congressional and Public Affairs WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2018 — As the head of a public health agency that ensures the safety of meat and poultry, food safety is my number one priority. Americans depend on us to keep... Read more →


CITY OF PHILADELPHIA: Road Closure Schedule for 2018 Made in America Festival

CNBNews graphics file PHILADELPHIA PA (CNBNEWSNET)– The City of Philadelphia released road closure information for the 2018 Made in America Festival, an exciting, two-day music event during Labor Day weekend, September 1-2, 2018. To accommodate the venue construction and two-day festival, gradual road closures along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and in... Read more →


Philly Happenings and Events

CNBNews graphics file (The Schuylkill River/Philadelphia) Dilworth Park offers a place to sit and enjoy urban life on the west side of City Hall. Open 7 days a week, 6am-1am. 1 S 15th Street | DilworthPark.org | Facebook Park Features Dilworth Park Café, M-Su: 7am-7pm Air Grille, M-Su: 11am-4pm DilworthPark.org/dining XFINITY... Read more →


NOMINATE YOUR PHYSICIAN FOR THE “COUNTRY DOCTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD”

DALLAS, TEXAS – The search is on once again for the national Country Doctor of the Year. Staff Care, the nation’s leading physician staffing firm and a company of AMN Healthcare, is looking for a great country doctor, the kind who still makes house calls and accepts the occasional apple pie... Read more →


The English Premier League 2018-19 Season

CNBNews graphics file (CNBNewsnet)(August 31,2018)--Time to log on to your favorite betting site, ready your money, and start betting as the London football season is back thanks to the English Premier League EPL tournament. The intrigues of the football matches have always delivered a twist-packed with action one season after the... Read more →


AMAC Foundation Working to Enrich Seniors’ Lives

The Association of Mature American Citizens AMAC, the Association of Mature American Citizens, is the country’s fastest-growing conservative senior organization. Known for it’s mission to fight for traditional American values and restore our country’s former greatness, AMAC prides itself on strong political advocacy. But apart from its lobbying agenda, the organization... Read more →


PUBLIC MEETINGS IN VENTNOR AND TOMS RIVER ON BACK-BAY FLOODING STUDY

CNBNews graphics file (CNBNewsnet)(August 30, 2018)--TRENTON - The Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers next month will host public meetings in Ventnor, Atlantic County, and Toms River, Ocean County, on a comprehensive flood-risk mitigation study for the state's back-bay areas. "We encourage residents, municipal and county... Read more →


Congressman MacArthur Announces Grants for South Jersey to Combat Opioids

CNBNews graphics file Toms River, New Jersey – Co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, Congressman Tom MacArthur, today announced two grants, totaling $250,000 for local organizations combating opioid abuse. The Riverfront Coalition in Burlington County and the DART Coalition of Ocean County were each awarded $125,000 to assist them in... Read more →


WILD OUTDOOR EXPO AT COLLIERS MILLS SEPTEMBER 8-9 IN JACKSON TOWNSHIP

(August 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)-TRENTON - A celebration of the outdoors and fun activities around the state will be showcased Sept. 8 and 9 during the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's 9th Annual WILD Outdoor Expo in Jackson Township, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced today. The two-day expo at the Colliers Mills... Read more →


Menendez, Booker, Norcross Announce Over $7M for Homeland Security in South Jersey

CNBNews graphics file Wednesday, August 29, 2018 NEWARK, N.J. – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker along with Congressman Donald Norcross (D-N.J.-01) today announced $7,392,914 in U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding for South Jersey. The grants will bolster state and local government port security, terrorism prevention, emergency preparedness,... Read more →


REPORT: Offshore Wind Farm Would Create 4,300 Jobs in New Jersey

Add $700+ Million to Economy Analysis in 5 Atlantic Coast states finds $3.6 billion economic potential Every $1 spent building offshore wind generates $1.83 for New Jersey’s economy Over $100 million in state, local, and federal taxes would be generated during construction and operations. Potential offshore oil spill poses $307 million... Read more →


Camden City Woman Charged with Witness Retaliation

CNBNews graphics file CAMDEN CITY, NJ (August 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Quiasia Carroll, 23, of Camden, was charged with intimidating a witness between June 6, 2018 and June 24, 2018, during and after the trial of State v. Tyhan Brown. Quiaisa Carroll allegedly posted threatening public posts, as well as photos, on a social... Read more →


Murphy Administration commemorates Overdose Awareness Day, Recovery Month

CNBNews graphics file TRENTON, NJ--With more than 3,000 New Jersey residents expected to die from a drug overdose this year, the state is changing the way it treats opioid addiction, Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal said in commemorating International Overdose Awareness Day (Aug. 31). “For 17 years, International Overdose... Read more →


GOP Congressional Candidate Dilks Calls for Investigation into Mishandling of MLK Grant

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Turnersville, NJ (August 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)-- Paul Dilks, (below photo, left) a resident of Turnersville, an the Republican candidate for the 1st Congressional District in NJ, is calling for an investigation into the alleged mishandling of a Community Block Grant by Democratic officials.Dilks is running against... Read more →


Philadelphia CBP Disrupts Steady Stream of Fake IDs Bound to College Undergrads

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized nearly 500 counterfeit state drivers’ licenses in international air cargo that arrived in Philadelphia since May, keeping the fraudulent documents out of the hands of underage students. CBP officers seized the latest shipment, consisting of counterfeit Connecticut and Nigerian driver’s licenses... Read more →


DEP Gives Permits to Hunt Same Number of Bears as Last Year

(Trenton, NJ)(August 29, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The N.J. Department of Environmental Protection is offering 11,000 bear hunting permits this year, with sales beginning on September 10th. On August 20th, Governor Murphy signed an Executive Order banning bear hunting on all state lands, about 700,000 acres. However, this leaves just as much land in county... Read more →


Off-Season Main Transfers

(CNBNewsnet)(August 30, 2018)--The off-season period is an important phase of the NBA, during which each club tries to improve its squad and to make the most advantageous transfers. This season has been especially notable for interesting transfers. Such solutions will impact the distribution of force among the clubs significantly. Fans can... Read more →


What Do You Look for When Buying Used Equipment for Your Business?

(CNBNewsnet)(August 30, 2018)--Buying used equipment for your business can be a risky move to make, but if you take the right precautions and think about your purchase carefully, it is less likely to end in a disaster. For many businesses, there is no other way to go than to buy new... Read more →


Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest: 13 Things to Try Before We Close on Monday

photo provided Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest closes for the season on Monday, September 3rd (don't worry though, it will re-open as Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest on November 23rd to celebrate 25 years!!!). Even if you've already been to the rink this summer, there are a TON of things to try through... Read more →


TYHAN BROWN SENTENCED TO 51 YEARS ON SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF SHOOTING –

CNBNewsnet graphics file GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--On August 24, 2018, the Honorable John T. Kelley, J.S.C. sentenced Tyhan Brown in connection with the homicide of Gabrielle Hill-Carter. Judge Kelley imposed an aggregate 51 year sentence subject to a 40-year, 10 month, 24 day bar on parole eligibility. On June 21, 2018,... Read more →


AMAC: Dianne Feinstein – Growing Rich off of Chinese Interests

Outside Contributor Leaders of the anti-Trump left have clung to two words as the foundation of their impeachment argument. For billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer, it’s emoluments, or a fancy way of alleging that the Trump family gains wealth from the presidency a la Bill and Hillary Clinton with the Clinton Foundation.... Read more →


First State Heritage Park Lantern Tours return to light up Fridays this fall  

CNBNews graphics file DOVER DELAWARE (Aug. 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) – DNREC’s First State Heritage Park’s lantern tours of The Green and three of Dover’s historic cemeteries will entertain with stories from Dover’s history at 8 p.m. on Friday evenings this fall. Take a walk through Dover’s history by the light of a... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing NJ-Hackettstown State Fish Hatchery - Broodstock Collection/Spawning

by Craig Lemon Hatchery Superintendent August 28, 2018 Every year staff from the Hackettstown State Fish Hatchery visit select northern New Jersey waters to obtain mature Northern Pike, Walleye and Muskellunge to serve as "broodstock" for the state's coolwater stocking programs. These broodstock fish are brought to the hatchery where they... Read more →


Lebanon Valley College Names Resident Assistants

ANNVILLE, PA (08/28/2018)-- Lebanon Valley College named 51 students as Resident Assistants (RA) for the upcoming academic year. An RA oversees a floor or wing in a residence hall, serving as a resource for residential students and providing a residential environment conducive to the overall development of students. Local students serving... Read more →


Mistakes to Avoid as a Personal Injury Client

(CNBNewsnet)(August 30, 2018)--Going through an accident which involves a personal injury and then the fallout from that accident such as hospital treatment, recovery and dealing with the police can be very stressful. As a personal injury victim, you should be focussing on your recovery and, immediately after the incident, your next... Read more →


Governor Wolf Highlights Progress of Statewide ‘Resurface PA’ Initiative

Boothwyn, PA (August 2018)(CNBNewsnet) – Governor Tom Wolf joined Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Secretary Leslie S. Richards, PennDOT officials, and other representatives today at the Pennsylvania Welcome Center in Delaware County to highlight the progress of the Resurface PA Initiative. “PennDOT has made great strides with this aggressive campaign to accelerate... Read more →


ICE HSI Cherry Hill HERO to be honored by Philadelphia Eagles

CHERRY HILL, NJ (August 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--George Riley now knows why it takes so long to shoot a movie. That lesson was learned when a film crew recently spent the day interviewing him at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Cherry Hill, New Jersey, field office. Riley, a computer forensic... Read more →


GTPD Community Advisory: Residents Reminded to Beware of Phone Scams

CNBNews graphics file With the recent uptick in phone scams reported to the Gloucester Township Police Department (GTPD), wants to make sure residents are informed and alert to these scams. Every year, thousands of people lose money to telephone scams — from a few dollars to their life savings. Scammers will... Read more →


Paulsboro Murder Suspect Arrested

CNBNews image files PAULSBORO, NJ (August 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--On Saturday, August 25, 2018, at approximately 6:45 pm, officers from the Paulsboro Police Department responded to 205 W. Buck Street, Paulsboro, Gloucester County, New Jersey regarding reports that a subject had been shot. Upon arrival, responding officers discovered 21-year-old Davontae Randall of Paulsboro... Read more →


Elaine C. McDonald of Stratford, formerly of Bellmawr; Active member of St. Joachim Parish

Elaine C. McDonald (nee Barbret), on August 27, 2018, of Stratford, formerly of Bellmawr. Age 83. Beloved wife of the late Frank. Devoted mother of Victoria Lees (William, Sr.), Susan Clarkson (Ralph) and the late John Garramone and Judith Procida. Mother-in-law of Denise Garramone and Richard Procida. Loving grandmother of Amber,... Read more →


Jefferson Health in New Jersey Awards 3 Nursing Scholarships

Three associates of Jefferson Health in New Jersey have been named recipients of Annual Nursing Scholarships at the Magnet® designated health care organization. These associates were chosen by the Nursing Selection Committee based on their academic achievements and support of Jefferson Health’s mission, vision and valEach year, Jefferson Health in New... Read more →


One Man Killed, One Beaten in Camden City

CNBNews graphics file CAMDEN CITY NJ (August 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported an incident that occurred early this morning that left one man dead, and another injured in Camden City. Camden County Police were flagged down near the intersection of 24th and... Read more →


Accessing Your Favorite Film Personalities One Click at a Time

(CNBNewsnet)(August 29, 2018)--Keeping track of your favorite actor through their films can prove to be a challenge. The actors’ dedication to providing movies and shows for their fans is partly the reason why film production is on an all-time high. Access to all these content is an issue for the viewers.... Read more →


Photo Pop Philly’s ‘Red White and Blue’ Exhibit Ends Labor Day

image provided Special Discounts and Giveaways Announced For Its Final Week Who: Photo Pop Philly Where: Hosted in the Philadelphia Building (1315 Walnut Street) What: Photo Pop Philly’s Last Week When: Friday, August 31, 2018 (Hours 3pm - 11pm) - Final Friday - Guests can enjoy a complimentary glass of wine... Read more →


2 NJ PRIESTS REMOVED AMID SEX MISCONDUCT INQUIRIES  

The Roman Catholic Church has removed two New Jersey priests from their parishes amid allegations of sexual misconduct, The Record reports. The Rev. Gerard Sudol, who had been cleared of previous allegations years ago, was removed from Our Lady of Czestochowa Catholic Church in Jersey City after a new accuser came... Read more →


Delaware’s dove, resident Canada goose, deer, teal, gray squirrel seasons open in September

Hunting opportunities offered at many state wildlife areas Snow geese in Pennsylvania/CNBNews graphics file DOVER, Delaware (Aug. 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) – Delaware hunters will start their 2018/19 hunting season Saturday, Sept. 1, with the opening of mourning dove, resident Canada goose, and archery and crossbow deer seasons. Hunters can start adding teal... Read more →


Primary Analysis: Arizona Will Send its First Woman to the Senate

While a Major Milestone for Women in Florida Will Have to Wait Gender Watch 2018, a project of the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) and the Barbara Lee Family Foundation (BLFF), provides a full analysis of the August 28th primaries in Arizona, Florida, and Oklahoma (runoffs) here. Some highlights:... Read more →


Cape May County Indicts Philadelphia Woman on Weapon Charges and for Aggravated Assault

image provided Cape May Court House, New Jersey (August 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland announced the indictment of Mikea C. Rivers, a 24 year old female from North 10th Street in Philadelphia, PA, for aggravated assault and weapons related charges. On May 26, 2018 at 8:50 PM, Wildwood Police Officers... Read more →