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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, on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound on... 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 the pots, and selling the crabs for profit. Matthew... 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 to close the school, alumni and other supporters of... 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 George Ashmen, Jr. Also survived by many dear nieces,... 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 (August 31, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)-— A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued... 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 too, and that growth is apparent when you see... 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 Sgt. Bill Johnson Jr. responded to the Gloucester City... 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 individuals to call 9-1-1 and seek emergency assistance in... 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 Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jennifer Nease... 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 on diesel will be 48.4 cents. State law requires... 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 my CREATES Act would help bring more generics to... 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 all recipients of Widener High School Leadership Awards, and... 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 their food safe. When you see the USDA mark... 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 sections of the Fairmount neighborhood will begin on Sunday,... 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 WiFi is available throughout Dilworth Park. September Happenings @... 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 or roast turkey for a fee. Now in its... 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 other. This season too is no different. And with... 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 has also dedicated itself to the information needs of... 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 officials, and all stakeholders to attend these meetings, which... 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 their efforts to prevent drug abuse. “As co-chair of... 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 Wildlife Management Area in Ocean County will be held... 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, and transit security efforts. “I’ve fought to win millions... 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 threat to state economy WASHINGTON, DC – (August 30,... 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 media website of a witness who was called to... 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 Awareness Day has been set aside to raise awareness... Read more →