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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... 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,... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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 https://ctmirror.org/ 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... Read more →


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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... Read more →


JEROME BY DAVE WOLFE | CNBNewsnet

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... 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 www.mccannhealey.com... 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... 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: https://runsignup.com/Race/NJ/Gloucester/HEROESTOHEROMEMORIALSCHOLARSHIP5KRUNWALK Early Registration/ Packet Pick-Up;... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more →


STATE URGES RESIDENTS TO REDUCE MOSQUITO RISKS

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... 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... Read more →


ANOTHER VIEW: NUDITY AND BIGOTRY MARK FOLSOM ST. FAIR

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... 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... Read more →


MURPHY UNVEILS TUITION-FREE COMMUNITY COLLEGE PILOT

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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more →