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September 2018

East Atlantic Avenue in Lawnside Closed Monday

(Lindenwold, NJ) – South Jersey Gas will continue to work on East Atlantic Avenue in Lawnside on Monday, October 1. closing that stretch of the roadway to traffic. The work area extends from East Atlantic Avenue between Gloucester Pike and West Oak Avenue. “This project was started last month, but crews need to revisit the site in order to complete additional gas work,” said Freeholder Susan Shin Angulo, liaison to the Camden County Department of Public Works. “When driving through the construction area, be mindful of sudden stops and remain extra vigilant of additional hazards.” Beginning today, crews will close... Read more →

Grove Street Detour Will be Lifted Midday Monday

(Lindenwold, NJ) –The Grove Street Bridge detour will be lifted on Monday, Oct. 1, and outer lanes on the Cuthbert Boulevard Bridge will continue to be closed until Oct. 15. Both lanes will be opened on Grove Street and the detour along the route will no longer be needed. Detour on Grove Street will continue until October 1 “Due to a variety of extenuating circumstances, including inclement weather, these projects are continuing slightly past our original estimated date of completion,” said Freeholder Susan Shin Angulo, liaison to the Department of Public Works. “Nevertheless, this work is critical to our bridge... Read more →

Lumberton Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Murder; He Buried Victim in his Backyard

Christopher Costello MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (September 29,2018)(CNBNewsnet)– Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Lumberton man was sentenced today to 20 years in New Jersey state prison for killing an acquaintance in late 2016 and burying his body in the back yard of the home he shared with his father and brother. Christopher Costello, 29, must serve 85 percent of the term before becoming eligible for parole under the sentence handed down by the Hon. Christopher J. Garrenger, J.S.C. A jury found Costello guilty in August of Aggravated Manslaughter (First Degree) in the death of Justin Dubois, 23, who... Read more →

CNB April 2013 Archives: "SHARK" ATTACKS LEO HOLT

published April 25, 2013 BY CNBNEWS STAFF (GLOUCESTER CITY NJ ) (September 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Steve Hindi, the president of SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness (SHARK) sent out a press release on Wednesday that criticizes the Jackson Lab in Maine and Leo Holt, the president of Holt Logistics in Gloucester City for being involved with organizations that they allege are cruel to pigeons and lab mice. From the news release, Leo Holt is the former President of the infamous Philadelphia Gun Club (site of cruel live pigeon shoots) as well as a former board member of the NRA. Holt is also the... Read more →

Pennsylvania Man Admits Defrauding Lending Company Out Of More Than $400,000

CNBNews graphics file CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (SEPTEMBER 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--– The president of a staffing company today admitted defrauding a commercial finance lending company out of more than $400,000, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Jeremy Hare, 47, of Philadelphia, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Renee Marie Bumb in Camden federal court to an information charging him with wire fraud. According to documents filed in the case and statements made in court: Hare was the president and managing member of Apollo Search Partners LLC, a staffing agency with an office in New Jersey. On June 16, 2017, Hare had Apollo... Read more →

Philadelphia Releases Rules for Flying Drones

photo provided By Justin Friend, Regional Integration Center Coordinator, Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management PHILADELPHIA, PA (September 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Drones are becoming commonplace in our everyday lives, both for play and professional use. Not only do they provide a leisure activity, but drones give us an elevated perspective away from the limitation of having our feet firmly on the ground. Drones are a lot of fun to fly and those with video capability provide us with fresh, intriguing views. However, it is important to remember that you are controlling a real aircraft that is regulated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Given... Read more →

Port Authority Okays Minimum Wage to $19 Per Hour for Airport Workers; The Highest in the US

CNBNews graphics file All workers at JFK, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty will earn minimum of $19/hour by 2023 Initial increases set to take effect on November 1 NEWARK,NJ (September 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The Port Authority Board of Commissioners today unanimously adopted an expanded minimum wage policy for JFK International, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty International airports that will bring the wages of thousands of airport workers to $19/hour by 2023. The new policy will benefit the traveling public by reducing staff turnover and providing an experienced, well-trained, motivated workforce that can better assist in responding to an emergency, identifying security issues, operating equipment... Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: 2 Mississippi Officers Killed

BROOKHAVEN, MISSISSIPPI-(September 29, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Corporal Zach Moak (left photo) and Patrolman James White (right photo) were shot and killed in front of a home at 630 North Sixth Street while responding to reports of shots fired shortly before 5:00 am. Both officers encountered a male subject in front of the home and exchanged shots. The subject and both officers were struck during the shooting. Patrolman White and Corporal Moak were both transported to King’s Daughters Medical Center where they succumbed to their wounds. The subject was taken into custody and taken to a separate hospital. Two additional subjects were taken into... Read more →

NJ Awarded $8.5 Million CDC Grant For Prevention and Management of Chronic Diseases

TRENTON, NJ (SEPTEMBER 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The Department of Health (DOH) today announced that it will receive $8.5 million in grant funding from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support state investments in implementing and evaluating evidence-based strategies to prevent and manage cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes in disproportionately affected populations. “Heart disease, stroke and diabetes are among the leading causes of death for both the nation and New Jersey,” said New Jersey Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal. “This funding will be used to build upon ongoing efforts to lower the burden of disease among New Jersey residents.” In... Read more →

Obituary: Evelyn T. Hambleton of Runnemede

Evelyn T. Hambleton On September 28, 2018, of Runnemede. Age 80. Beloved mother of Theresa Peek (Mike). Devoted grandmother of Christine Gandy (Jason), Michelle Peek (Chris), Theresa Butler (Aaron), and Megan Peek (Bruce McLeod). Loving great grandmom of Mackenzie, Jason, Tommy, Cailynne, Chloe, Johnny, and Kipton. Dear sister of James Lord (Melanie). Aunt of Jimmy, David (Trish) and the late Anthony Lord and great aunt of Marlee, Meghan, and Lily Lord. There will be a visitation Thursday morning from 9:30am to 10:30am at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial Mass 11am at Holy Child Parish, St. Maria Goretti RC Church, 321... Read more →

NJ Sierra Club: Trump Eases Offshore Drilling Safety Rules for Big OIL  

(BOEM)Ocean Confidence is a semi-submersible deep-water drilling rig used in the Gulf of Mexico (image courtesy of The New Jersey Sierra Club (NJSC) released a statement on Friday, September 28 about the Trump administration rolling back a critical offshore drilling safety rule due to unnecessary burdensome on oil and natural gas companies. According to the NJSC, "These safety rules were put in place after the horrific Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion happened in 2010 that killed 11 people and spilled over 40,000 gallons of oil a day off the Louisiana Coast. Trump will remove the mandate that independent third... Read more →


RAMS ON THE EDGE, Saturday October 7

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YOUR MONEY: Murphy Announces New Jersey’s First Step Toward Free Community College

More than 13,000 Students to Attend Community College Free of Tuition and Educational Fees, Through Pilot Program Starting January 2019 CRANFORD – Governor Phil Murphy announced today that approximately 13,000 qualifying students will be able to attend one of 13 community colleges free of tuition and educational fees in the spring semester that starts in January 2019. All 19 of New Jersey’s community colleges applied to participate in the Community College Innovation Challenge, signaling interest and need across the state. Each one of New Jersey’s community colleges will receive a $250,000 grant for student outreach, recruitment, and support, and to... Read more →


Related: ARTIST Dave Wolfe Vol. 5 No. 15(September 30, 2018) Editor's Note: Each Sunday morning we will post a weekly comic strip provided by cartoonist Dave Wolfe, age 18. Dave has been drawing since he was 5 years old, he knew he wanted to be a cartoonist at the age of 8. He’s been distributing his comics in school since 3rd grade. (click image to enlarge) Read more →

Obituary: Jose Manuel Sanchez of Camden City

Jose Manuel Sanchez On September 25, 2018. Age 40. Of Camden City. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he is the son of Heriberto and Eulalia Sanchez. Jose is also survived by his loving daughters, Eulalia Marie and Jasmariah Sanchez, grandchildren, Conde and Iyannie Ubarry, brother, Robert Sanchez, sisters, Elizabel Sanchez, Iris Cochran and Zoraida Sanchez. Jose worked for the past 10 years as a Systems Technician with The Wheel Thing in Philadelphia, PA. Funeral Services will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 2ndt at 6:00 pm at the home of his sister Iris Cockran, 1529 South 10th Street, Camden, where family and... Read more →

Obituary: Helen M. Antoniewicz, of Wildwood

CNBNews graphics file Wildwood - On September 25, 2018. Age 71. Formerly of Southwest Philadelphia, PA. Loving wife of the late Joseph Antoniewicz, Sr. Beloved mother of Timothy Antoniewicz, Sr. and pre-deceased children: Jennifer Antoniewicz, Joseph Antoniewicz and Joseph Antoniewicz. Beloved sister of William Robinson, Elizabeth Weigle and predeceased siblings: James Robinson, Luke Robinson, and Florence Dougherty. Devoted grandmother of Kayla Clauso and Timothy Antoniewicz, Jr. At the request of the family, cremation and services are private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of Helen M. Antoniewicz. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME:... Read more →

Obituary: Jean M. Buntz Age 75 of Audubon

CNBNews graphics file On September 24, 2018. Born in Camden, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Rita (Gormley) Watson. Jean is survived by her loving son, Charles B. Hendricks; daughter in law, Clare Hendricks; granddaughter, Annamarie Hendricks; brother, Richard Nicholls; sister, Catherine Delara, and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She will be missed by her cat, Peanut. Jean worked as a bookkeeper for several years with Camden Iron. Funeral services will be celebrated at a later date. There will be no viewing. Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of... Read more →

*17th Annual Heroes To Hero Memorial 5K Run/ Walk October 13, 2018!

5K Run/Walk — USATF Certified Race to honor three fallen firefighters — Tom Stewart, III, Chief James Sylvester and Deputy Chief John West, who gave their lives in the line of duty trying to save three little girls in a fire in Gloucester City on July 4, 2002. Race Start Time — 9:00 am SHARP Results board posted immediately. Awards Ceremony to follow at 10:15am — Gloucester City Fire Headquarters. Must be present to receive awards. ONLINE REGISTRATION CLICK HERE: Early Registration/ Packet Pick-Up; Friday, 10/12/18 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Gloucester City Fire Headquarters 1 N. King... Read more →

*Fall Festival of Pumpkins October 12-14

Friday 5pm-10, Sat. & Sun. 10am to 6pm Salem County Fairgrounds, 735 Harding Hwy, Woodstown, NJ: Come see the Headless Horsemen, 100+ craftsmen, wine sampling, live bands, Fall Home Show, Pumpkin Pageant, Dog Show, Hayrides, pony rides, Amusement Rides, Scarecrows, Pumpkin Pyramid, Fall Decorations for Sale, Food Trucks & Concessions, Halloween Costume Contest & so much more. Booking artists, craftsmen, food trucks & concessions, Fall/Winter Home Show companies and Networking Businesses. Sponsorships available CLICK HERE FOR OUR WEBSITE AND CONTRACTS X Pumpkin Dessert Contest Little Miss & Mister Pumpkin Show NO-Carved Pumpkins Exhibit Adult Pumpkin Toss $500 in prize money... Read more →

Local Girls Fight Against Cancer

Two local Girl Scouts have taken on the challenge of fighting cancer. Girl Scouts Olivia George and Shelby Dyer organized a 16 team girls Softball Tournament played at the Johnson Blvd complex. The proceeds from this outstanding event will benefit Cancer Awareness. Photos Courtesy of Bruce Darrow Pictured below -Brooker 12u Hannah Rowan Pictured below Riley Doster Pictured below - L- Olivia George and Shelby Dyer Read more →

*Blue Saturday at Pine Valley Trap Club

Get your teams together and come out for a fun day, to support the Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund! Show your support of our first responders and their families!! Blue Saturday at Pine Valley Trap Club Saturday, October 6th – 10am 166 Watsontown New Freedom Road, Berlin Come out and join the members of Pine Valley Trap Club for a fun filled day in support of our first responders. A portion of target proceeds and all grill proceeds will benefit the Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund. No pre-registration necessary. Bring your own shotgun and ammo – 50 targets for $12... Read more →

*Camden County Corrections Officer John Krimmel Needs Your Help With His Fight Against Cancer

UPDATED WEST DEPTFORD, NJ (SEPTEMBER 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--A benefit fundraiser for Officer John Krimmel will take place Friday, Oct. 5 from 7 to 11 p.m. at Elizabeth’s Ballroom (419 Highland Blvd., Gloucester City, New Jersey 08030). Krimmel, a loving husband and father, is battling a form of lymphoma cancer. A pillar in the community, Krimmel, a West Deptford resident, has worked for the Camden County Department of Corrections since 2008. He grew up in Gloucester City and graduated from Gloucester High School Class of 2004 The community is invited to come out to this special event to support one of the brave... Read more →

Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Sept. 17-23

Reminder for the week: Hunters should take safety precautions when going afield by wearing hunter orange and properly transporting firearms DOVER (Sept. 28, 2018) – To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Sept.17-23 made 1,649 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 644 citations. Officers responded to 42 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public. An increased Fish & Wildlife... Read more →

CNB Spotlight on College Students from NJ

Wahjerjay Blango Inducted into the American International College Athletic Director's 3.0 Club SPRINGFIELD, MA (09/25/2018)-- Wahjerjay Blango, of Burlington, majoring in International Business, has been inducted into the American International College (AIC) Athletic Director's 3.0 Club. The Athletic Director's 3.0 Club recognizes the student in student-athlete by celebrating academic achievement with the overarching goal that young men and women are recognized as academic role models and serve as an inspiration for all scholar-athletes, especially those new to the College. The annual induction ceremony, held at the beginning of fall semester, recognizes returning student-athletes who have achieved a 3.0 cumulative GPA... Read more →

USDA Selects Warner R.E. to Sell 28 Homes through Online Auction; Many in the SJ Area

Woodstown,NJ (PR MediaRelease)(CNBNewsnet)--Warner Real Estate & Auction Company, a leading real estate firm in New Jersey, has been selected once again by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to sell (28) foreclosed single-family homes throughout New Jersey. Warner Real Estate & Auction Company will be selling all 28 foreclosed homes through an online auction, without reserve with starting bids of $1,000.00, beginning at 8:00am (EDT) on 10/18/2018 and ending at 1:00pm (EDT) on 10/24/2018. Photos, property details and terms of sale can be found on the auction website 1) 208 Greeley, Hightstown (Mercer County) 2) 85 Hickory Lane, Clayton... Read more →

Governor Wolf Details Plans for $55.9 Million Grant to Fight Opioid Epidemic

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today detailed the plans for implementation of the $55.9 million federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grant secured last week for the state’s response to the opioid epidemic. The planned initiatives focus on prevention, treatment, recovery, education, and training. “Pennsylvania continues to develop comprehensive ways to battle the opioid crisis, with a continued focus on increasing access to medication-assisted treatment and initiatives centered around evidence-based practices,” Governor Wolf said. “The initiatives are holistic and sustainable and will help us accurately tie programs to community needs, ensuring we are helping the most... Read more →


CNBNews graphics file TRENTON (September 28,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--– With reports of West Nile virus illnesses in people at a record level and persistent warm and rainy weather, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and New Jersey Department of Health are urging property owners to take steps to reduce mosquito populations and to protect themselves against the risk of mosquito-borne illnesses. Both agencies are also working coordinating with officials in Bergen County to continue monitoring, tracking and spraying efforts as well as public education. The county recently experienced two West Nile-related deaths. “The DEP and the New Jersey Department of Health take... Read more →

VITALity Sponsors a Mass to Celebrate Aging

Written by Deacon Jerry Jablonowski BELLMAWR NJ (September 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--On Sunday, Sept. 16, VITALity Catholic Healthcare Services of the Diocese of Camden sponsored the second annual Centenarian and Nonagenarian Mass at Annunciation Church, Saint Joachim Parish, Bellmawr. This Mass is a celebration of living life in faith to the fullest. Over 120 attended. This included nearly 50 men and women in their 90s and 100s, along with their family members and caregivers. Deacon Jerry Jablonowski and Josephine Nesi, age 105. Father Brian O’Neill was the main celebrant and homilist. Father Hugh Bradley concelebrated and I was honored to assist them as... Read more →


Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Folsom Street Fair events this weekend: Every year, San Francisco celebrates the Folsom Street Fair, traditionally held the last weekend in September. It is a mass gathering of naked homosexual men, some of whom submit to beating each other in the street with chains and other metal devices. This is regarded as a demonstration in tolerance. In 2012, many citizens of San Francisco got so fed up with naked men sitting next to children in public places that they banned nudity in public. The board of supervisors vote was close, 5-4. But... Read more →

SJ Young Democrats honors 18 Candidates at their Seventh Annual Endorsement Party

CHERRY HILL, NJ – Last night the South Jersey Young Democrats hosted their Sixth Annual Endorsement Party, honoring 18 candidates throughout South Jersey 40 and under. These candidates ranged from Township Committee candidates to Congressional candidates. With over 55 Young Democrats in attendance this event, records were set not only for attendance, but for dollars donated as well. Nearly $5,000 was donated to the endorsed candidates. "The success of the Democratic Party in South Jersey and throughout the United States depends on having committed and capable individuals serving at all levels of government,” said John J. Mulholland Jr, president of... Read more →


Gov. Phil Murphy announced Thursday a list of 13 community colleges that have been selected for a tuition-free pilot program for the spring semester starting in January. ROI-NJ says all of the state's 19 community colleges applied to participate in the Community College Innovation Challenge, and all will receive a $250,000 grant for student outreach and capacity building. The 13 colleges selected for the tuition-free part of the pilot program will be able to offer free attendance to students from families with adjusted gross incomes of $45,000 or less. MINIMUM WAGE HIKE COMING FOR AIRPORT WORKERS After battling for six... Read more →

Camden County History Week Lineup Announced

CNBNews graphics file Camden City NJ (September 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)—The lineup of events and activities to be held at 24 historic sites and 12 history organizations throughout Camden County has been finalized for the first ever Camden County History Week, to be presented from October 13 to 21, 2018. Camden County History Week is hosted by the Camden County History Alliance, an association of over 40 Camden County history organizations, historic sites, and support agencies. The History Alliance was created in 2016 to identify resources, increase the number of visitors, and institute projects that promote Camden County heritage. Camden County History... Read more →

Philadelphia's Only Haunted River Cruise!

Rates: • Adults - $34 • Children (12 & Under) - $17 About Welcome aboard for a cruise where your'e spellbound in Delaware River legends of pirate ghosts, the Jersey Devil and other "Phantoms of the River." Our very own pirate narrator will dredge up the darkest of tales while we cruise this haunted river. During the cruise we will explore the following sights on the Delaware River: The historic vessels of Penn's Landing including the Olympia and Moshulu; The tallship Gazela, the Ben Franklin Bridge and Philadelphia's Race Street Pier; Graffiti Pier Petty's Island, Blackbeard's Cove, and the Battleship... Read more →

Mail Carrier Charged With Accepting Bribes To Deliver Parcels Containing Drugs

...And Conspiring To Defraud The United States NEWARK, N.J. – A U.S. Postal Service (USPS) mail carrier was indicted today on charges that he accepted cash bribes in return for intercepting and delivering parcels containing illegal narcotics and conspiring to defraud the United States, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Fred Rivers, 46, of Newark, was charged by indictment with receiving bribes as a public official and conspiracy to defraud the United States by interfering with and obstructing the lawful function of the USPS. Rivers will be arraigned at a later date. According to documents filed in this case: Rivers was... Read more →

The Citadel welcomes Andrew Marcucci of Pomona as part of the Class of 2022

CHARLESTON, SC (09/27/2018)(CNBNewsnet)-- Andrew Marcucci of Pomona, NJ (08240) matriculated as part of the Citadel Class of 2022. Of the incoming class of 837 new cadet recruits and students, 80 are Hispanic and 87 are women. The freshmen enter The Citadel at a time when they can select from the most robust menu of academic programs available at the college, including the newest program, construction engineering. Majors among the most popular include business administration, mechanical engineering, biology, criminal justice and intelligence and security studies. "The Citadel's strong enrollment demonstrates that prospective students value the high quality academic environment, structure, discipline... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing Pennsylvania: Statewide Archery Season Begins Sept. 29

HARRISBURG, PA - Pennsylvania’s statewide archery deer season begins Saturday, Sept. 29, and its return is prompting the Pennsylvania Game Commission to issue some helpful reminders. Archers statewide can hunt for antlered or antlerless deer from Sept. 29 to Nov. 12, and during the late archery deer season, which runs from Dec. 26 to Jan. 12. The statewide season was moved to end on a Monday this year so it could include the Veterans Day holiday. At the time of the statewide opener, archery hunters in three urbanized areas of the state will have had a two-week head start to... Read more →


CNBNews graphics file Somers Point, NJ, September 28, 2018 – While Thursday’s proceedings were not a trial, they seemed like one as the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony on sexual assault allegations against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and it appears the verdict is in – the committee vote on his confirmation is now scheduled for today, with a full Senate vote coming as early as next week, voting that is emphatically endorsed by Republican congressional candidate Seth Grossman. “This entire confirmation proceeding was referred to by Judge Kavanaugh not as an ‘Advise and Consent’ by the Senate,... Read more →


Black Bear Hunting Reminder, State Lands Closure

Following Governor Phil Murphy's Executive Order No. 34 (pdf), DEP Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe has issued Administrative Order No. 2018-24 closing all DEP owned, managed or otherwise controlled lands to bear hunting during the October and December 2018 season segments. The closure includes, but is not limited to, the following: state forests, parks, recreation areas and natural areas; and wildlife management areas. Administrative Order 2018-24 (pdf) 2018 SEASON DATES Segment A, Archery: October 8-13 Segment A, Archery and Muzzleloader: October 11-13 Segment B, Firearm: December 3-8; and 12-15 (if extended) 2018 Bear Permits On Sale Permits available at license agents... Read more →

John Rieder of Delaware; Former Gloucester City Resident; Member of Mustangs Club; GHS Alumnus

MILLSBORO, DELAWARE (September 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--John Joseph Rieder, 83, of Millsboro, and formerly of Mt. Ephraim, N.J., passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018. He was born in Gloucester City, N.J., on November 16, 1934, to the late John and Laura Rieder. Rieder retired from work at the Wonder Bread Company, where he worked as a delivery-person. In his younger years, he had also worked at the Camden Navy Ship Yard as a welder. Football was Rieder’s favorite pastime. He was a member of the Mustang Club — a fan club for the Gloucester City semi-pro football team. He was very... Read more →

Vigil held for postal worker killed by Portland State cops outside campus police office

PORTLAND OREGON(September 26, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--A crowd of about 50 people attended the vigil, about three blocks away from where Washington, 45, was fatally shot by two Portland State officers. The crowd, which included Washington’s wife, brother and daughters, called on the school to no longer allow campus officers to carry guns. Members of the student union have erected tents near the campus safety office entrance in protest. A march and rally for Washington was held earlier in the day. The events have been organized by the Portland State student union. Campus police officers James Dewey and Shawn McKenzie fatally shot Washington,... Read more →

Two Delaware men arrested by DNREC Environmental Crimes Unit for illegal dumping

CNBNews graphics file GEORGETOWN (Sept. 27, 2018) – During an ongoing investigation into reports of illegal dumping in the Georgetown area, Natural Resources Police Officers with DNREC's Environmental Crimes Unit arrested two Delaware men Sept. 22 on illegal dumping and drug-paraphernalia-related charges. Harry Harrison, 50, of Houston, Del., was charged with one count of causing or contributing to the disposal or discharge of solid waste materials, and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia, marijuana-related. Harrison was issued a citation for both charges and ordered to pick up the trash he was observed disposing at the scene. Basil Wilson, 26,... Read more →

Take a bite out of these fall apple festivals

PHILADELPHIA, PA (September 27,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--From apple pressings to cider tastings, we’re celebrating our favorite fall fruit with apple-themed events! Check out what you can do with this festive food in Philly parks, farms, and gardens. Apple Pressing on Forbidden Drive Join us on Forbidden Drive near Northwestern Avenue for this annual celebration of autumn. Help make fresh apple cider using an old-fashioned cider press. When: Saturday, September 29 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Where: Wissahickon Environmental Center (300 W. Northwestern Ave., 19128) Cost: Free More info: Read more about the Apple Pressing Facebook event. CiderFest at the Historic Houses of Fairmount Park... Read more →

The effective, long term fix for the dysfunctional mess that is Washington, DC

Federal waste usually takes the form of a $1 million federal research grant or a $10,000 office chair. But this is a whole different ball game. NPR reported last week that the Pentagon and the Department of Veterans Affairs have wasted $1 billion taxpayer dollars. But that money wasn’t used developing a new missile system or building a new hospital. No, the feds burned $1 billion on a totally failed effort to integrate medical records between the two departments. But it doesn’t stop there. Rather than abandon the project, they’re doubling down. Now they plan to spend $1 billion per... Read more →

CNB April 2013 Archives: NJ Number 29, Dog Nappers Active, South Jerseyan's of the Year ...

CNBNEWS TIPS AND SNIPPETS .... What is a Norcrat? Et Cetera, Renewal Fuel Video (CNBNewsnet)NJ COMES IN AT No. 29--The American Lung Association released its annual “State of the Air” report this week. It ranks the air quality in counties and regional areas by analyzing the ozone and particle pollution and assigning each day a measure from good to very unhealthy. It then calculates the amount of unhealthy air quality days in each area to assign grades. The Philadelphia-Camden-Vineland region was ranked 29th in the nation for the most polluted city by short-term particle pollution, 11th in the nation for... Read more →

Medical-Records Study Links Dementia-Related Brain Changes to Hospital Stays For Critical Illness

Newswise — Researchers at Johns Hopkins report that a novel analysis of more than a thousand patients adds to evidence that hospitalization, critical illness and major infection may diminish brain structures that are most commonly affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Results of the study, published Sept. 24 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, suggest — but do not prove — that critical illness and major infection can promote such brain structure changes and accelerate the process of cognitive decline, the researchers say. Walker cautions that the findings may be limited due to undetected or misclassified billing codes that define... Read more →

Jury Convicts Man of Murder in Burlington Township Fatal Stabbing of Scott Willis

William E. Hines Jr MOUNT HOLLY - Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Burlington Township resident was found guilty today of murder and weapons charges for fatally stabbing his mother’s boyfriend following an argument inside their residence in late 2017. William E. Hines Jr., who turned 35 today, was convicted on one count each of Murder (First Degree), Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Third Degree) and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Fourth Degree). The Honorable Charles A. Delehey, J.S.C., scheduled sentencing for November 8. “This was a calculated, brutal attack, and has taken a tremendous... Read more →

National Wounded Warrior Center to Help Disabled Veterans Find the Missing Pieces

Once completed, veterans will have access to the most comprehensive program to bring back purpose and joy to their lives through healing, growing, and developing marketable skills. Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra (DSES), a nationally recognized adaptive sports program for children and adults with cognitive and physical disabilities, is raising awareness and funding for the development and expansion of the National Wounded Warrior Center—a comprehensive recovery program and experience destination for veterans transitioning into civilian life. “In 2007, DSES developed specialized outdoor activities and experiences for military athletes. Participation has now increased monumentally,” explained Founder and Executive Director of Disabled Sports... Read more →

West Deptford Police Crime Log July 18-Sept.16

Released September 2018 Arrests: On 7.18.2018, three juveniles were arrested on Mantua Grove Road and charged with obstruction and curfew violation. They were all released to their guardians pending further court action. On 7.18.2018, Kyle F. Davis, 27, of Philadelphia was arrested on Kings Highway and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released pending further court action. On 7.19.2018, Mitchell T. Archie, 56, of Somerdale was arrested on Grove Road and charged with hindering his own apprehension and possession of CDS (prescription pills). He was lodged in the Salem County Jail pending further court... Read more →

Greg Carlson Named 10 Most Wanted Fugitive

A California man wanted for his alleged involvement in multiple armed sexual assaults has been named to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a reward of up to $100,000 is being offered for information leading to his capture. Greg Alyn Carlson is charged with a 2017 burglary in Los Angeles that turned into a violent sexual assault against the female resident. “This individual is a serious threat to the community,” said Special Agent Scott Garriola, a member of the FBI’s Los Angeles Fugitive Task Force. “Investigators have also linked him through DNA to sexual assaults dating back to... Read more →

Guest Opinion: Re-think Plastics Ban, NJBIA Tells Committee

by New Jersey Business & Industry Association Legislation banning plastic bags, straws and polystyrene containers is the kind of environmental policy the state should avoid if it wants to get the maximum environmental benefit without hurting jobs and the economy, the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) said today. Testifying before the Senate Environment and Energy Committee on S-2776, NJBIA Chief Government Affairs Officer Chrissy Buteas said NJBIA members take their responsibility to manage solid waste seriously, but they want the state to have clear and comprehensive goals before imposing new mandates on them. "To date, the state has... Read more →