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October 2018

CBP Finds Meth Masquerading as Food

Over 66 pounds pulled from canned goods Release Date: October 31, 2018 HOUSTON - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists and officers inspecting cargo shipments discovered an unusual surprise hidden within food items at Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH), Oct. 30. CBP officers seized 66.3 pounds of methamphetamine valued at over $225,000 that was discovered within canned items of hominy, tomato puree, and mole in a shipment arriving from Mexico and destined for Houston. CBP officers and agriculture specialists at Houston Intercontinental Airport discovered 66 pounds of methamphetamine within cans and containers of mole, hominy and tomato puree. It was during a regularly scheduled examination of the arriving cargo, that a CBP agriculture specialist took notice of an irregular weight distribution of a single can of tomato puree. He turned the item over to a CBP officer for further examination. When CBP officers opened the canned item, they found... Read more →


Public Health Emergency in US Territory

Due to Super Typhoon Yutu Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar today declared a public health emergency in the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI), a U.S. territory, due to damage from Super Typhoon Yutu. The declaration follows President Trump’s emergency declaration for the territory and gives the HHS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services beneficiaries and their healthcare providers and suppliers greater flexibility in meeting emergency health needs. “We are working closely with territory health authorities, the local hospital and other healthcare facilities to save lives and protect health after this catastrophic storm,” said HHS Secretary Alex Azar. “This declaration will help ensure that our fellow Americans who rely on Medicare and Medicaid have continuous access to the care they need.” Super Typhoon Yutu hit the islands yesterday as a category 5 storm causing widespread damage. Before the storm, CMS also worked with dialysis centers in... Read more →


Haddon Twp.Teacher Charged with Sexual Assault

HADDON TOWNSHIP NJ (October 31,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that Brantley Cesanek, 30, of Haddon Township, Camden County NJ, was charged with multiple counts of Sexual Assault, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Official Misconduct for sexually assaulting one of his students when she was between the ages of 16-17 years old. An investigation was initiated by the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office and Evesham Township Police Department when it was reported that Cesanek, a Latin teacher at Cherokee High School, had an ongoing sexual relationship with a student in 2016 and 2017. According to Prosecutor Colalillo, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Haddon Township Police Department joined the investigation when they discovered the sexual assaults took place in Cesanek’s home on the 300 block of South Park Drive in Haddon Township. Brantley Cesanek was arrested on October 30, 2018 in Haddon... Read more →


MURPHY'S TAX RETURN SHOWS INCOME UP 48% IN 2017

On Tuesday, Gov. Phil Murphy gave a glimpse of his 2017 tax returns, showing that his income climbed by about 48 percent to $6.8 million in 2017. Murphy, a former Goldman Sachs executive who invested $22.5 million in his campaign for governor last year, released two pages from his 1040 form as well as a summary of income and taxes paid going back to 2010. He criticized President Donald Trump, who did not release his taxes during his presidential campaign in 2016, despite not publicizing all his own returns from 2017. His office says news reporters may view his full 2017 returns this week. (Associated Press) MENENDEZ AND HUGIN BLAST TRUMP'S BIRTHRIGHT PLAN Sen. Bob Menendez and his Republican challenger Bob Hugin came out in opposition of President Trump's plan to end birthright citizenship, which is guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution. They agree that Trump should scrap his potential executive... Read more →


Beverly City Man Found Guilty of 2016 Murder of Ronald Walker

MOUNT HOLLY (October 30,2018)--— Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced today that a Beverly City resident has been convicted for fatally shooting a man on a Florence street two years ago. Anthony M. Harris, (photo) age 32, of the 100 block of Broad Street, was found guilty of first-degree aggravated manslaughter and two weapons offenses before Superior Court Judge Charles Delehey at the Burlington County Courthouse in Mount Holly. A third weapons offense was dismissed by the state. The jury found Harris guilty of fatally shooting Ronald Walker on Sept. 21, 2016, during a fight between a group of residents from Beverly and Florence. Witnesses have indicated Walker was not the intended target, authorities said. Harris was arrested in May 2017 in Falls, Pennsylvania, during a warrant enforcement operation by multiple law enforcement agencies. Following an investigation, the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office charged Harris with Walker’s murder, for which he... Read more →


Auto Zone Coming to Brooklawn Shopping Center

CNBNews photo by J. Townsend BROOKLAWN NJ (October 31,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--An Auto Zone Store will be moving into the former Ming Kui Lau Restaurant, U.S. Route 130 and Browning Road, Brooklawn. Today work began on removing the second floor of the building. According to the South Jersey Observer the property sold for $960,000. The restaurant closed its doors in June. Earlier this year the Brooklawn Planning Board granted minor site plan approval for an approximate 6,800 square foot AutoZone retail store with accessory on-site parking, loading area, identification signage and related site improvements. The second floor of the Ming Kui Lau restaurant was being removed today. An approximate 1,200 square foot building addition will be added to the building. An Advance Auto Parts store is located approximately 200 yards from where the new Auto Zone Store is being constructed. Read more →


DNREC’s Natural Resources Police launch new tip411 mobile app

for reporting crimes and concerns DOVER (Oct. 31, 2018) – Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has launched a new law enforcement app, enabling the public to connect with the department’s Natural Resources Police officers, receive alerts, and submit anonymous tips from their smartphones. “Technology is playing an ever-increasing role in the ways we communicate, and this new Natural Resources Police app offers the public an easy electronic means of reporting crimes and concerns,” said DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin. “The app also gives our Natural Resources Police officers an efficient new tool to gather tips and share information and alerts with app users.” Developed by software company tip411, the Delaware Natural Resources Police (DENRP) app encourages the public to provide DNREC’s Natural Resources Police (NRP) with factual and anonymously reported information leading to the arrest of poachers, polluters, and other violators. The app is available for... Read more →


Judicial Watch Files Bar Complaint Against Christine Blasey Ford’s Lawyers

Dr. Ford’s lawyers neglected to inform their client that she could have been interviewed by female staffers at home, in private rather than the formal hearing in Washington, DC (Washington, DC)(October 30,2018)-– Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a complaint to the Board of Professional Responsibility of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals of Debra S. Katz, Lisa J. Banks, and Michael R. Bromwich for violating the rules of professional responsibility in their representation of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee during the hearings on the nomination of the Honorable Brett Kavanaugh. According to the Judicial Watch complaint, by not informing their client Dr. Ford that Sen. Chuck Grassley, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee offered in a letter to “fly female staff investigators to meet Dr. Ford… in California, or anywhere else, to obtain (her) testimony,” Katz, Banks, and Bromwich violated the following... Read more →


CNB May 2013 Archives: Computerize Traffic Systems Being Installed on Route 130 & Rt. 68

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 Photo credit cnbnewsnet WHAT FUNNY LOOKING TRAFIC LIGHTS?--The NJ Department of Transportation recently installed an Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) at the intersection of Market Street and Route 130, Gloucester City. The units and camera (shown above) will adjust the time on traffic lights depending upon traffic congestion. This work is part of the Direct Connection Project which began in March. William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--As part of the Direct Connection Project the New Jersey Department of Transportation (DOT) recently began installing specialized computer equipment at a number of intersections on Route 130 and Route 68, Camden County, that will help with traffic flow during construction. The computerize units, named the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), will adjust the time on traffic lights depending upon traffic congestion. Recently workers were installing the ITS at the Market Street and Route 130 intersection in Gloucester City.... Read more →


Trick or Treat Information for Pine Hill, Gloucester Township and Gloucester City

Pine Hill Halloween Curfew and Trick or Treating Hours CNBNews graphics file LINDENWOLD, NJ Lindenwold Mayor and Council have established Halloween Trick or Treating Hours by Resolution. The hours for Trick or Treating will be from 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Mayor and Council have also amended the curfew hours for Friday, October 26, 2018 through Thursday, November 1, 2018. Curfew hours during this period shall be from 8:00 pm until 6:00 am each night. Curfew in the Borough of Lindenwold is for residents seventeen (17) years of age and under. Address/Location Lindenwold Police Department 2001 Egg Harbor Rd Lindenwold, NJ 08021 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-784-7566 GTPD Community Bulletin: Curfew change Oct. 29, 30, and 31 due to Halloween Gloucester Township Police would like to remind residents that curfew will be earlier on October 29th, 30th and 31st due to Halloween. Curfew will be... Read more →


Beware of Vampire Energy

Don’t Let “Vampire Energy” Suck the Dollars Out of Your Wallet CNBNews graphics file MAYS LANDING, N.J. (October 29, 2018) – With scary and spooky creatures roaming the streets across the region this Halloween, Atlantic City Electric is providing tips to help customers hunt down vampire energy and stop inefficient appliances and other devices from sucking money right out of their wallets. Vampire energy, also known as standby energy, is energy drawn from outlets when devices are off but still plugged in. Many types of electronics and office equipment, including mobile phone chargers, computers, printers, game consoles, and more, continue to draw energy while they are plugged in and turned off. Vampire energy can account for more than 15 percent of the total energy used by these devices. The following tips can help you save money and energy: Use a power strip with an on/off switch to completely power down... Read more →


More Stop Signs and One-Way Streets for Gloucester City

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (October 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)—The City of Gloucester City has released a new traffic pattern for the east side of Broadway that will go into effect in November. The following press release explains the plan. On November 13, 2018 the new stop signs that were installed on Johnson Blvd. and Park Avenue will be uncovered and go into effect. The new sign locations are as follows: • Park Avenue, both directions, at the intersection with Gaskill Avenue. • Johnson Blvd., both directions, at the intersections with Morris, Paul and Monmouth Streets In addition, Essex Street, between King Street and Broadway, will convert to one way traffic east bound only (from King St. towards Broadway). This change was made to alleviate truck traffic on Essex Street. Again, all of these changes with go into effect when the new signs are uncovered on November 13, 2018. Read more →


LAWMAKERS CAN SUBPOENA IN MURPHY STAFFER CASE

Lawmakers on Monday gave themselves broad authority, including subpoena power, to investigate Gov. Phil Murphy’s hiring practices in the wake of revelations that a former aide accused of sexually assaulting a campaign volunteer was able to land a high-ranking job in the administration. Both the Senate and Assembly passed a resolution to create a 15-member investigative panel to review how that happened and what changes should be made to state law and hiring procedures. Senate President Stephen Sweeney, D-Gloucester, said the hearings will get started this year. (NorthJersey.com) AFTER PITTSBURGH, MURPHY PUSHES TIGHTER GUN LAWS Two days after a mass shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue left 11 people dead, Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday began a new push to make the state's gun-control laws tougher. Murphy said he was already working on developing the new package of bills, but the Pittsburgh shooting spurred him on. The Governor will work with... Read more →


Carjacking Suspects Captured in Winslow Twp.

CNBNews graphics file WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, NJ (October 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Monday, October 29 at 4:22 pm Winslow Police were dispatched to Dunham Loop in the Tansboro section of Winslow Twp. for a carjacking that just occurred involving four subjects. The subjects were reported to be armed with a handgun. Responding units observed the vehicle on New Brooklyn Road. As marked units activated their overhead lights, the vehicle parked abruptly and all four occupants fled on foot towards a wooded area. Initial officers gave chase on foot and subsequently captured two of the four suspects within ½ mile of their car. During this initial foot pursuit, a Winslow Officer sustained a deep laceration to his hand as he climbed a 7-foot fence. Despite his injury, the officer continued the chase and captured one of the two subjects. In addition to Winslow Twp. Officers, Officers from Berlin Twp, Berlin Boro, Pine Hill, Waterford and... Read more →


Kellyanne Conway Upsets Elites Again

October 29, 2018 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on reaction to Kellyanne Conway's remark today on the synagogue massacre: Kellyanne Conway is being misrepresented by several media outlets, all of which have seized upon her comments regarding the massacre at the Pittsburgh synagogue. On the October 29 edition of "Fox and Friends," she discussed what happened, noting that "late-night comedians" who are busy "making fun of people who express religion" contribute to the "anti-religiosity in this country." She is right about that. Importantly, she never blamed these entertainers for the killings, though that is the way it is being spun. Newsweek.com, msn.com, au.finance.yahoo, thewrap.com, and slate.com are just some of the media outlets saying Conway "blamed" the killings on late-night comedians. Most absurd of them all is the left-wing "Mother Jones." It not only said Conway was wrong, it blamed "white supremacy" for the shootings. More accurate was indiewire.com.... Read more →


VILLAS MAN RESISTS ARREST DURING A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INCIDENT

CNBNews graphics file VILLAS, NJ (October 29,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--On October 25th, 2018 at approximately 7:14 p.m. officers of the Lower Township Police Department responded to 899 Bayshore Road (Families Matter LLC.) in the Villas section of Lower Township for the report of a domestic violence incident. As officers were en route, the caller advised that the actor was still on scene and was kicking and punching the victim’s vehicle. Upon arrival the officers located the actor, later identified as Shawn Harkin, a 31 year old, unemployed Villas resident. Mr. Harkin was standing across the street from Families Mater LLC. as officers exited their patrol vehicles. Police immediately made contact with Mr. Harkin who was uncooperative. They advised Mr. Harkin that he was under arrest for a restraining order violation. Mr. Harkin then fled the area on foot traveling south on Bayshore Road. After a brief foot pursuit and struggle with Mr. Harkin... Read more →


Rolling Badges Law Enforcement MC and 4 Heroes Event Sponsoring Thanksgiving Event

MUST REGISTER BY NOVEMBER 1 WESTVILLE NJ (October 29, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)The Rolling Badges Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club and 4 Heroes Charity Inc. will host a pair of events for disadvantaged families and the elderly in Westville. On Nov. 10th, approximately 250 free Thanksgiving takeout dinners will be distributed to disadvantaged or elderly Westville residents from 929 Edgewater Ave. from 4 to 7 p.m. Those wishing to participate need to sign up by Thursday, Nov. 1, at Borough Hall, 165 Broadway, Westville. On Nov. 20, Rolling Badges and 4 Heroes Charity will furnish 25 dinners to be delivered to the Parkview School for disadvantaged families and children. For information, call 609-634-1172 or email daneen@4heroescharity.org. Read more →


Judicial Watch: Caravan Includes Gang Members, Africans, Bangladeshis, Sri Lankans and Indians

Thousands of people walking to United States from Central America. October 21, 2018 photo courtesy of The Atlantic (Guatemalan-Honduran Border)(October 29,2018)(CNBNewsnet)-- Besides gang members and mobs of young angry men, the Central American caravan making its way into the United States also consists of Africans, Bangladeshis, Sri Lankans and Indians. Judicial Watch is covering the crisis from the Guatemalan-Honduran border this week and observed that the popular mainstream media narrative of desperate migrants—many of them women and children—seeking a better life is hardly accurate. Guatemalan intelligence officials confirmed that the caravan that originated in the northern Honduran city of San Pedro Sula includes a multitude of Special Interest Aliens (SIA) from the countries listed above as well as other criminal elements and gang members. There are also large groups of men, some with criminal histories, aggressively demanding that the U.S. take them in. During a visit to the Guatemalan town... Read more →


SR3 Engineers Moves to New Bellmawr Office

SR3 Engineers branches out BELLMAWR, NJ, October 29, 2018 ̶ SR3 Engineers, a Bellmawr, NJ based company, is excited to announce their move to new office space and the launch of their landscape design division. Their new headquarters is located at 100 Essex Avenue in Bellmawr, NJ. The building has undergone a complete renovation and now includes many LEED recommended systems and construction methods. Founded in 2009 by Sam Renauro, a LEED Certified licensed Professional Engineer and Planner, SR3 Engineers has grown to a 10 person firm. Landscape designer Lorri Lindsay graduated from Rutgers University with a dual degree in Landscape Architecture and Journalism. “Adding a landscape designer to our team was a natural progression,” said Renauro. “Lorri brings tremendous talent and enthusiasm to our team. We think both our residential and commercial clients are going to love her eco-friendly, low maintenance designs.” “I wanted the office landscape to be... Read more →


Guatemalan Authorities Discover Unaccompanied Minors and ISIS Terrorists inside the Caravan

photo and caption courtesy of The Atlantic Thousands of Honduran immigrants gathered at the border with Mexico in Tecún Umán, Guatemala, rush toward and over fences on October 19, 2018. Immigrants broke down the gates at the border crossing and began streaming toward a bridge into Mexico. After arriving at the tall, yellow metal fence, some clambered atop it and on U.S.-donated military jeeps. Young men began violently tugging on the barrier and finally succeeded in tearing it down. (CNBNewsnet)(October 29,2018)--Judicial Watch has obtained exclusive information and photos from Guatemalan authorities revealing that they have recovered seven unaccompanied minors from human smugglers working inside the caravan. The children have been taken into custody and they are being provided with food, water and medical attention, according to a high-level Guatemalan government official. The smugglers have been arrested and the broader investigation into criminal activity in the caravan is ongoing. A Judicial... Read more →


MURPHY CONDEMNS ANTI-SEMITISM AT LIVINGSTON VIGIL

Hundreds of people gathered to hear Gov. Phil Murphy, Rabbi Clifford Kulwin, and other religious leaders speak at a quickly-organized vigil at Temple B'Nai Abraham in Livingston Sunday morning. "We must find the courage, even through tears and heartbreak, to reverse this trend. We cannot allow the normalization of hatred," said Murphy, who wore a black yarmulke with his suit. The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) said in an early 2018 study that anti-Semitic incidents had gone up by 32 percent in New Jersey. (NJ.com) BOOKER TO ACTIVISTS: "WE ARE IN A MORAL MOVEMENT" In the wake of a mass shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue that left eleven congregants dead, Democratic Sen. Cory Booker addressed young activists at a get-out-the-vote event in New Hampshire. "We are in a moral moment in America,” he said. While he refrained from directly criticizing President Donald Trump, Booker appeared to indirectly target the president for his... Read more →


Delawareans Urged to take Action for National Weatherization Day Oct. 30

Visit DNREC’s website for winter energy-saving checklist, weatherization assistance program for low-income families DOVER (Oct. 29, 2018) – DNREC is encouraging Delawareans to mark National Weatherization Day, Oct. 30, by taking action to weatherize their homes which will help save energy, reduce their energy costs, and contribute to improving air quality by reducing their carbon footprint. DRAFT: “Everyone can do simple things around their residence to help make their homes more comfortable during cold winter days, reduce the amount spent on heating costs, and do your part in reducing the carbon in our air that contributes to global warming,” said DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin. “And, beyond that, for residents with bigger weatherization challenges, DNREC offers a weatherization assistance program for low-income families.” Homes lose heat and energy in ways we often don’t notice, such as leaky windows or electric chargersthat are left plugged in when they are not being... Read more →


*First State Heritage Park to enliven The Green at the 18th Century Market Fair

DOVER (October 2018) – DNREC’s First State Heritage Park’s 18th Century Market Fair recreates the sights and sounds of eagerly anticipated events, and allows visitors to leave the 21st century behind for a few hours free of charge from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, on The Green. In the 1700s, The Green was the center of life in Dover, and the site of annual autumn market fairs. In past years at the fair, nearly 5,000 visitors chatted with living history characters, watched traditional artisans at work, and enjoyed comical interactive performances – all with an 18th-century twist. Signora Bella – the Great Italian Equilibrist – brings to life the tradition of the travelling performer in the 1700s, as she juggles knives and flaming torches, while balancing on a rope and a giant ball. Back by popular demand will be “Dr. Balthazar and his Marvelous Miracle Medicine Show.”... Read more →


*GHS CLASS OF 1973 (and friends) Meet & Greet

Clancy's (Rt 130 Brooklawn Friday Night, November 9 ...any time after 6...TILL????? It's been 45 years!!! Come as you are, cash bar/food CASUAL get together and dance the night away... (music provided by a DJ) NO TICKETS TO BUY. JUST SHOW UP! But, please let us know if you can make to be sure they provide enough waitress staff/bartenders. Questions Call…. Gregg Francis: 609-206-4150 gfran55@comcast.net Ellen Boulden 856-287-5469 ekb810@aol.com Read more →


Officer Down: Assistant Chief of Police Dennis Vincent, Brigham City Police Department, Utah

Assistant Chief of Police Dennis Vincent Brigham City Police Department, Utah End of Watch Friday, October 26, 2018 BRIGHAM CITY, UTAH (October 28,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Assistant Chief of Police Dennis Vincent, age 53, died one week after suffering a brain aneurysm while participating in his annual physical fitness test on October 18th, 2018. He had served on the police force for 28 years. He collapsed during a portion of the test and was taken to the University of Utah Hospital where he remained until passing away on October 26th, 2018. Assistant Chief Vincent had served with the Brigham City Police Department for 24 years and had previously served with the Willard Police Department for four years. He is survived by his wife, four sons, three grandchildren, and three siblings. Via Officer Down Memorial page RELATED: CNB Crime Blue Line CNBNews Tips and Snippets CNBNews Point of View BREAKING NEWS Read more →


Maryland's Fishing Report: Strippers Are Here!

by Erik Zlokovitz Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources Photo by Travis Long We are now deep into a fall fishing pattern, with classic cold fronts and gusty northerly winds. This past weekend, anglers who were able to get out before or after the winds found good striped bass fishing over a wide area of the Chesapeake Bay, from Love Point down to the Calvert Cliffs gas docks area. Forecast Summary: Oct. 24-30 These shorter, cooler days are a sign for bay fish to prepare for winter conditions or migrate out of the bay. Right now there is plenty of cool waters and oxygen from surface to bottom. For tidal rivers and main bay areas, focus on areas with good structure such as underwater points, oyster bottom, reefs, channel edges, and large schools of baitfish. Hungry rockfish will also roam the nearby shallow water areas looking for an easy meal. It... Read more →


Philadelphia CBP intercepts Counterfeit Mercedes Benz Auto Parts

from China worth nearly $1.8 Million PHILADELPHIA (October 25, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)– U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently recovered counterfeit Mercedes Benz auto parts in Philadelphia that were being shipped from China to Newark, New Jersey. If authentic, the auto parts held a manufacturer suggested retail price (MSRP) of $1,764,126. CBP officers initially examined the shipment on September 6, 2018. The shipment was manifested as “Other Parts and Accessories of Motor Vehicles” from Yangshan, China. Because of concerns related to the quality, origination and destination of the shipment, and the corporate trademark logo on the auto parts, the shipment was detained as possible counterfeit. Officers seized the shipment October 17. “CBP closely guards our nation’s borders to ensure that all imports and exports are lawful and pose no threats to our citizens,” said Casey Durst, CBP’s Field Operations Director in Baltimore. “Consumer safety is a top priority, and our officers... Read more →


Philly Airport Switches from Diesel to Natural Gas

October 25, 2018 NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (October 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE) announced that Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) has switched from diesel to Clean Energy’s compressed natural gas (CNG) as part of a sustainability initiative to reduce toxic emissions, decrease noise volume, and lower fuel costs. “The airport was seeking to adopt alternative fuels and environmentally-friendly vehicles, so it converted 100 percent of its fleet to natural gas. The CNG-fueled shuttle buses run 90 percent quieter than diesel, lower CO2 emissions by 20 percent, and have no fumes.” First Transit, the largest private-sector provider of mobility solutions in North America and provider of shuttle busservices at PHL, signed a 7-year contract with Clean Energy for an expected volume of 2.5 million GGEs to power its 38 natural gas transit buses. The shuttle fleet accommodates three main routes at PHL—employee, cargo, and long-term economy parking—that traverse a total 3.5... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Department: 114 Recovered Bikes Going to the Needy

GTPD Community Bulletin: GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (October 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Throughout the year, the Gloucester Township Police Department has recovered over 100 bicycles that were not claimed by the owners. On Wednesday October 10th, these bicycles were able to be donated to two organizations that will use these bicycles to help those in need, such as the boys and girls clubs. This is another example of the partnership that the Gloucester Township Police Department has built with the community. Address/Location Gloucester Township Police Department 1261 Chews Landing Rd Gloucester Township, NJ 08021 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-228-4500 Read more →


Ommelanden Rifle and Pistol Range Opens

Expanded days and hours and ‘Free Sight-In Days’ also available at Ommelanden’s ranges NEW CASTLE (Oct. 26, 2018) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today that repairs to the rifle and pistol range at the Ommelanden Hunter Education Training Center are complete, and the rifle and pistol range will reopen on Saturday, Oct. 27. Repairs to replace a damaged concrete floor, install a new drainage system, and install a new block wall and entryway are part of the Division’s ongoing renovation plan for the Ommelanden range complex. The days and hours of operation of the Ommelanden Range will be expanded for all shotgun, rifle and pistol, and archery ranges with the addition of Thursdays from noon-5 p.m. and Fridays from noon-6 p.m., made possible with increased revenue from the recent hunting license fee increase. Days and hours of operation had been reduced in 2014 due to budget and... Read more →


Obituary: Naomi “Bimpy” Hartley of Mt. Ephraim

CNBNews graphics file On October 26, 2018, of Mt. Ephraim. Age 86. Devoted sister of Pat Spagnuolo and Sara Ayers. Loving aunt of Bob and Amy Fitzmaurice, Charles Spagnuolo (Fiona), Jason Spagnuolo, and the late Louis Spagnuolo. Also survived by many cousins. There will be a viewing Tuesday eve from 7pm to 9pm and Wednesday morning from 9am to 10am at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Mass 11am in church at St. Rose of Lima, 300 E Kings Hwy, Haddon Heights. Entombment at New St. Mary’s mausoleum, Bellmawr. Family request, in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Naomi’s memory to the Animal Orphanage, 419 Cooper Rd Voorhees, NJ 08043. Read more →


JEROME BY DAVE WOLFE | CNBNewsnet

Related: ARTIST Dave Wolfe Vol. 5 No. 19 (October 28, 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 →


The Attic Youth Center 25th Anniversary Gala 

Ticket Sales Close October 29 PHILADELPHIA, PA (October 2018) - The Attic Youth Center’s 25th Anniversary Gala: “Once Upon a Time” will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the Crystal Tea Room in Center City, Philadelphia. This very special event will celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Attic Youth Center, with all proceeds allowing The Attic to provide ongoing high-quality programs and services for Philadelphia’s LGBTQ youth. The night will honor The Attic with dinner, cocktails, live music entertainment, and dancing. Dominique Jackson, the actress and model best known for her leading role on the groundbreaking television series Pose, will be The Attic's special guest of the evening. Other prominent attendees include six time Emmy-award winning actor and comedy writer Bruce Vilanch. The program will be hosted by NBC10 reporter and multimedia journalist Miguel Martinez-Valle and will include the presentation of three awards on behalf of The Attic:... Read more →


Face of Defense: Coast Guard coordinates Medevacs from Cruise Ship Norwegian Breakaway

The Norwegian Breakaway NEW YORK — The Coast Guard coordinated a medical evacuation of a man from a cruise ship suffering from chest pains in New York Harbor, Saturday afternoon. Watch standers at Coast Guard New York command center received notification at approximately 2:30 p.m., stating a 76-year-old man needed medical attention aboard the 1068-foot Bahamian-flagged cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway. Due to the weather an air medevac was not possible. A conference call between the Coast Guard flight surgeon and the ship’s doctor determined that a small boat medevac was the best, and the command center coordinated with the New York City Fire Department to safely remove the passenger via small boat. At approximately 5:20 p.m., the passenger was transferred from the cruise ship to an FDNY Marine vessel and taken to awaiting emergency medical services at Homeport Pier for transfer to Staten Island University Hospital. The individual’s current medical... Read more →


CNBNews May 2013 Archives: Easy Win for The Rams Alumni, Pummel Lions Alumni 24-17

published Thursday, May 30, 2013 THE UNBEATABLE RAMS!!! --This year's Rams team had their way, once again, with the Lions Alumni. Rams Manager/Head Coach Bob Chew was asked what he attributed his team's success to? Chew said, "First of all, our team practices all year long. And, as you can see, that hard work pays off, both in the field, and at the plate. I am not taking anything away from our opponent. However, I do think some of the players on this year's Lions team were too old to be playing against us. I thought for sure a couple of them were going to have a heart attack. Maybe next year they will retire some of these old guys and bring younger alumni to play us. We would welcome the competition, this is getting to be too easy." CNBNews reached out to Lions Manager/Coach Steve Cowgill for a response... Read more →


Camden City Residents Should Have The Right To Elect Their School Board

Kush: “I side with the parents who want to take an active role in the education of their children.” RUNNEMEDE – Republican candidate for Assembly in the 5th District, Nick Kush, weighed in on a ballot question in the City of Camden today. The ballot question, “Shall the Camden City Board of Education remain a Type 1 school district with the Board of Education members appointed by the Mayor of the City of Camden,” has become a contentious issue with many city residents. A “yes” vote “will result in members of the Camden City Board of Education being appointed by the Mayor, as is the current practice.” “When I agreed to put my name on the ballot I was told winning is a long shot, but you can’t win without trying, so I’ve been meeting voters everywhere, including Camden,” Nick Kush said. “I was talking with one lady and she... Read more →


Cherry Street Pier: It's time to party!

PHILADELPHIA, PA (October 27,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Wow! What an opening! The Waterfront is thrilled to have partnered with Philadelphia Contemporary for two weeks of amazing programming at Cherry Street Pier. But now, alas, it's almost time to say goodbye to the interactive seesaws, spinning prisms, beautiful neighborhood banners, typewriters, and video installations. Be sure to come down this weekend to experience the entire festival before it packs up on Monday. In addition to all the fun things to interact with, it's also the The People’s Digital Culture Weekend featuring the Oddly Satisfying Film Festival, a two-day ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response) Film Festival with live performances from Instagram stars like Bread Face, Glitter Slimes, & Lily Whispers ASMR. And on Saturday night, get your FREE ticket for the Closing Party featuring Naeem Juwan (formerly Spank Rock), Dave P, and Oluwafemi. UPCOMING EVENTS Cherry Street Pier is excited to be participating in its first... Read more →


Coming Soon: River Alive!

PHILADELPHIA PA (October 2018)(CNBNewsnet)River Alive! is a new, 4,000 square foot exhibition at Independence Seaport Museum. Opening in November 2018, it will focus on the wonders and challenges of the Delaware River watershed, our place within that system, and the increasingly sophisticated science we use to understand the watershed's complexity. The exhibition features multiple interactive and hands-on experiences, including a watershed map, Citizen Science Lab and Fisharium, all to help the community and visitors understand the real threats to the Delaware and its watershed. The Delaware River is essential and provides drinking water, food, and recreation to millions of people living across 13,500 square miles in the region, as well as being an economic driver through its port facilities. River Alive! will connect the exhibition to our soon-to-be expanded dock and to the tens of thousands of passerby along Penn's Landing. The exhibit will pose questions such as, "What's alive... Read more →


Obituary: Matthew A. DeBerardinis of Bellmawr

Matthew A. DeBerardinis, on October 26, 2018, of Bellmawr. Age 57. Devoted son of the late James and Tess. Beloved brother of Denise (Fernando), Mark (Nancy), Lori (Frankie), Judi, Karol, and the late Michael. Dear uncle of Kristin, Mark Jr., Antonio, Lorenzo, Alex, Christopher, Brya, and Leah. Also survived by many loving friends. Matthew was a big sports fan, especially of the Eagles and the Phillies. He loved to spend time with family and friends, and also enjoyed music and comic books. Services are private at the request of the family. Read more →


NJBIA's EDS & MEDS

Draws Academia, Industry, Investors, Entrepreneurs and Government Leaders, Oct. 31 Congressman Donald Norcross, CUHC's Louis Bezich to Deliver Remarks CAMDEN CITY NJ (October 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Academic leaders, medical industry experts, entrepreneurs, the investor community and public officials will gather in Camden City on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at a special NJBIA event exploring how to leverage the synergy of South Jersey's "EDS & MEDS" ecosystem to grow the region's economy. "EDS & MEDS: The Expanding South Jersey Ecosystem,"hosted by the New Jersey Business & Industry Association, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Camden Adventure Aquarium. The first panel discussion, "Building a Foundation for Growth," will explore how the EDS & MEDS businesses in South Jersey are driving collaborative solutions for economic growth. The second panel discussion, "Strengthening the Workforce Pipeline," will focus on building career pathways to help create jobs, tax revenue and economic opportunity in the region.... Read more →


Caravan Migrants Coming ‘From All Over’

Judicial Watch EXCLUSIVE Video: Large numbers of migrants from various countries–including Brazil and even as far as China & India–are traveling through Central America to the United States. Judicial Watch is currently reporting on the ground in Guatemala. source https://www.judicialwatch.org Read more →


PENNSYLVANIA HUNTERS READY TO TALK TURKEY

Pennsylvania’s wild turkey season begins today, Oct. 27 in most parts of the state, but hunters are reminded that season lengths vary by Wildlife Management Unit, and fall-turkey hunting is closed in some areas. Overall, the season structure and season lengths in each Wildlife Management Unit (WMU) is nearly identical to 2017. The seasons are as follows: WMU 1B – Oct. 27-Nov. 3; WMU 2B (Shotgun and archery gear only) – Oct. 27-Nov. 16 and Nov. 22-24; WMUs 1A, 2A (Shotgun and archery gear only in Allegheny County), 4A and 4B, – Oct. 27-Nov. 3 and Nov. 22-24; WMUs 2D, 2E, 2F, 2G, 2H, 3A, 3B, 3C, 3D, 4C, 4D and 4E – Oct. 27-Nov. 10 and Nov. 22-24; WMU 2C – Oct. 27-Nov. 16 and Nov. 22-24; WMU 5A – Nov. 1-3; WMU 5B – Oct. 30-Nov. 1; WMUs 5C and 5D – CLOSED TO FALL TURKEY HUNTING. The... Read more →


Pine Hill PD: Curfew/Trick or Treating Hours

PINE HILL NJ (OCTOBER 26, 2018)(CNBNEWSNET)--The Pine Hill Police Department would like to remind residents that curfew will be earlier on October 28 thru October 31 due to Halloween. Curfew will be 8:00 PM – 6:00AM October 28th – 31st for anyone under the age of 18 that is not accompanied by a parent, guardian or other adult person having custody, care or control of the juvenile. (Resolution 2018-170) The Borough will be “Trick-or-Treating” from 3:00PM – 8:00PM on Wednesday, October 31st! MISCHIEF NIGHT SAFETY TIPS Park your car in the garage and secure the vehicle and garage door Leave your house lights on, especially exterior lights Stay home on mischief night Lock up your valuables Put away children’s yard toys, they could be stolen or damaged Lock your car doors Please report any suspicious activity to the Pine Hill Police Department by calling 911. If reporting suspicious activity please... Read more →


New PA Law Minimizes Standardized Testing

Expands Options for Students to Prove Graduation Readiness Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf (photo) is providing students with more options to meet high school graduation requirements than a high stakes tests by signing Act 158 of 2018. “How a student does on high stakes tests is not a useful way to decide if someone is ready to graduate from high school,” said Governor Wolf. “This new law gives students several options to demonstrate what they’ve learned and that they’re ready to graduate from high school to start a career or continue their education. “Parents and students have made clear there’s too much standardized testing. This reform builds on the commonsense changes we’ve made to reduce the reliance on standardized tests to evaluate student performance. Last spring, we reduced testing time for the PSSAs for students in 3rd through 8th grade, and now high school students will be provided with... Read more →


Lower Cape down GHS

Visiting Lower Cape made their first trip ever into the Lions Den and drove home with a 22-13 win. Capes Connor Eckel accounted for all the visitors points, scoring on runs of 1,1 and 32 yards. While the Lions were led by A.j. Radlingers to TD runs of 7 and 2 yards. With the loss the Lions fell to 2-5 and Lower Cape May improved to 5-3 Photo Courtesy of Bruce Darrow Pictured below - Gavin Callahan Pictured below - Lions AJ Radlinger Read more →


Clementon Man Arrested on Porn Charges

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (October 25, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Mateo Echeverry, 19, (photo below)of Clementon in Gloucester Township, was charged with Distribution of Child Pornography and Possession of Child Pornography on October 25, 2018, according to Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Gloucester Township Police Chief Harry Earle. Detectives from the High-Tech Crimes Unit (HTCU) of the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office executed a search warrant on October 25, 2018, for Echeverry’s residence on Broadacres Drive in Gloucester Township. While at the residence, detectives located several digital devices in the residence. A preview of digital media devices seized resulted in the above charges. Mateo Echeverry was arrested at his residence Thursday morning without incident and transported to the Gloucester Township Police Department. After he was processed, he was remanded to the Camden County Correctional Facility pending a detention hearing. Members of Homeland Security Investigations – Cherry Hill Office, the Camden County Sheriff’s Department Special... Read more →


Acute Kidney Injury Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia

Highlights Patients with acute kidney injury had more than a 3-fold higher risk of developing dementia compared with those without acute kidney injury during a median follow-up time of 5.8 years. Results from the study will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2018 October 23–October 28 at the San Diego Convention Center. Newswise — San Diego, CA (October 25, 2018) — Acute kidney injury (AKI) is linked with a higher risk of developing dementia, according to a study that will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2018 October 23­–October 28 at the San Diego Convention Center. AKI, an abrupt decline in kidney function, often arises after major surgeries or severe infections, and it is associated with long-term health problems including the development of chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular disease. AKI is also associated with acute neurologic complications, but the long-term consequences of AKI on brain health are unclear. To study... Read more →


Trick or Treat in Gloucester City

CNBNews graphics file RELATED: Gloucester City Police K9 Unit Needs Your Vote GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 26, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)The Gloucester City Police Department encourages safety and supervision during the annual Trick-or-Treat season. This year, trick-or-treat times will be Wednesday, October 31st from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm. In addition, on Tuesday, October 30th, the city curfew for anyone under the age of 18 will be moved to 9:00 pm. It is especially important for parents and guardians to adhere to a few safety rules for their children while they are trick-or-treating. Know your route Take a flashlight Be sure costumes, shoes and treat bags or safe Remind children not to enter strangers’ homes or cars Set rules about not eating treats until they get home Candy that has been opened should be thrown away. Any homemade treats or fruit should be inspected closely Remember, drivers have a hard time seeing people,... Read more →


CNB May 2013 Archives: Computerize Traffic Systems Being Installed on Route 130 & Rt. 68

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 Photo credit cnbnews.net WHAT FUNNY LOOKING TRAFIC LIGHTS?--The NJ Department of Transportation recently installed an Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) at the intersection of Market Street and Route 130, Gloucester City. The units and camera (shown above) will adjust the time on traffic lights depending upon traffic congestion. This work is part of the Direct Connection Project which began in March. GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (May 28,2013)(CNBNewsnet)--As part of the Direct Connection Project the New Jersey Department of Transportation (DOT) recently began installing specialized computer equipment at a number of intersections on Route 130 and Route 68, Camden County, that will help with traffic flow during construction. The computerize units, named the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), will adjust the time on traffic lights depending upon traffic congestion. Recently workers were installing the ITS at the Market Street and Route 130 intersection in Gloucester City. The systems will be... Read more →