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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... Read more →


GROSSMAN: American Jews need to Stop Bashing Our Friends & Supporting our Enemies

Democrats And Media Target Trump For Pittsburgh Massacre JEWS ARE SAFE WHEN AMERICA IS GREAT Somers Point, NJ, October 31, 2018 – Instead of joining the City of Pittsburgh and nation in mourning, the far-left mainstream media and leading Democrats in Washington have put their disgraceful spin machine into high gear claiming that President Trump is somehow responsible for the deadliest anti-Semitic shooting in American history, and by doing so, only further fuel hatred and division across America. Contrary to their claims, President Trump, who... 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... Read more →


Pennsylvania Man Charged with Federal Hate Crimes

for Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting Robert Bowers Indicted on 44 Counts Including Hate Crimes Resulting in Deaths PITTSBURGH – A federal grand jury sitting in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania charged a Pennsylvania man with federal hate crimes, including the murder of 11 people, for his actions during the Oct. 27, 2018 shootings at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood. United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania Scott... Read more →


Adenovirus Outbreak at Voorhees Pediatric Facility

Department of Health Awaits CDC Lab Results; Preliminary Results Rule Out Type 7 The Department of Health is awaiting additional laboratory test results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding four confirmed cases of adenovirus among pediatric patients at Voorhees Pediatric Facility in Voorhees. But, preliminary test results have ruled out Type 7, which caused the severe outbreak at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. “The pediatric patients in Voorhees do not have the severity of illnesses we’re seeing among residents... 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... 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... 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... 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,... Read more →


How Can I Get into Digital Trading?

CNBNews graphics file (CNBNewsnet)(October 31,2018)--By now, there’s a slim chance you’ve managed to avoid the term ‘cryptocurrency’, ‘blockchain’ or ‘Bitcoin’. But instead of just being buzzwords thrown about by the digital community, they are actually viable ways in which you can get involved with the future of finance. The worlds of digital tokens, cryptocurrency and forex are surprisingly easy to get involved with compared to other possibilities. By doing due diligence before getting involved with the digital future of money, you can take steps to... 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... Read more →


New York Philharmonic String Quartet Coming to Kutztown University

KUTZTOWN, PA (10/30/2018) The New York Philharmonic String Quartet will take the stage at Kutztown University on Friday, Nov. 9, at Schaeffer Auditorium beginning at 7:30 p.m. The New York Philharmonic String Quartet is comprised of four virtuosi principal musicians from the vaunted New York Philharmonic, equally at home as concerto soloists with the Philharmonic and orchestras around the world. To commemorate the 175th anniversary of the New York Philharmonic, this phenomenal string quartet made its much-anticipated debut at Lincoln Center in March 2017. The... 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... Read more →


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Halloween and Fall Perfect Together

image courtesy of Pinterest Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet I think there must be autumnal reasons for Halloween being hued in orange and black. It’s a fun time, a magic evening if you’re a kid, and if you’re a grandpa-type guy, like me, who gets to hand out the goodies. But the colors of this sweet evening celebration are orange and black, and so is October. In another week or so, our deciduous trees will stand like skeletons against the gray skies of winter, but now... Read more →


Obituary: Robert F. Averona Jr., of Bellmawr

Robert F. Averona, Jr., on October 30, 2018, of Bellmawr, formerly of South Philadelphia. Age 60. Beloved father of Robert, III (Tracy), Anthony (Amanda), James (Erin) and Samantha. Devoted grandfather of Julianna, John Joseph, Ava, Michael, Jimmy, Anthony, Skarlet, Frankie, Anthony, Jr., Layla, Olivia, and Vienna. Loving son of Roseann (nee Leonetti) and the late Robert “Sonny” Averona. Dear brother of Michael (Patricia) and the late Stephen (the late Patricia). Uncle of Sonny, Francesca, Johnah, Michael, Gabrielle, Danielle, Dominique and Luna. Dear companion of Bernadette... Read more →


KAMMCO Collaboration with Military Health System

Lawrenceville,New Jersey (PR MediaRelease) October 30, 2018 On August 30, the Military Health System (MHS) added critical medical information from seven physician-led health information exchanges (HIEs) across the nation. This was facilitated by the Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN), KAMMCO and the eHealth Exchange. Laura McCrary, Ed.D, Executive Director of KHIN comments on the significance, “This represents the growing capabilities of HIEs to share records in all locations from which a patient has received care.” With this new development, medical records can be shared across... 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... Read more →


Food Bank of South Jersey Appoints Fred Wasiak as New CEO  

PENNSAUKEN, NJ – The Food Bank of South Jersey’s Board of Trustees has announced Fred Wasiak, a local South Jersey resident with over 30 years of leadership and executive management experience, as the new CEO, effective November 5, 2018. As CEO, Wasiak will oversee all aspects of the Food Bank, including financial sustainability and operations, community engagement, programs, and staff development. “After conducting an extensive search, we knew that Fred’s combined experience as both a nonprofit CEO and business owner make him the ideal candidate... Read more →


New Jersey Still at Risk from Storms

NJ Sierra Club As the sixth anniversary of Sandy comes upon us, we must look at where we’ve been and where we’ve going. We’re not stronger than the next storm and the storms themselves are getting stronger. According to a 2018 report by the United Nations IPCC, we may have as little as 12 years to reach critical levels in stopping emissions before Earth reaches a dangerous temperature. A Rutgers study notes that sea level may rise almost 3 feet by 2100. Research shows that... Read more →


DOH Investigates A. baumannii Cases at University Hospital

Department Orders Directed Plan of Correction The New Jersey Department of Health is investigating four Acinetobacter baumannii cases in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of University Hospital in Newark. The Department first became aware of this bacterial infection on Oct. 1 and two Department teams have been closely monitoring the situation. Those department teams, which have been at the facility last week and this week, have been ensuring that infection control protocols are followed and are tracking cases of the infection. The Department’s inspection... Read more →


NJBIA Health Benefits Survey Shows Decline in Members Offering Coverage

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association's 2018 Health Benefits Survey reveals a decline in member companies offering healthcare coverage to their employees, but overall a strong commitment to making sacrifices to keep coverage despite rising healthcare costs. According to the survey: · 78 percent of members said they offer healthcare coverage to employees, which is down from the 85 percent in NJBIA's 2016 Health Benefits Survey. Additionally, 70 percent of companies with 1-24 employees said they offer healthcare coverage, down 6 percent from 2016.... 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... 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... Read more →


Halloween Garb That Elites Don't Like

October 30, 2018 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how the phony critics of Halloween garb are: The sensitivity police are still reeling over Megyn Kelly's innocuous recalling of "blackface" Halloween pranks. Yet some have taken the time to inform us of other Halloween fare they find objectionable. But none object to any anti-Catholic costumes. Yahoo.com ran a piece earlier this month titled, "7 Offensive Halloween Costumes You Definitely Shouldn't Wear This Year." One of the costumes deemed offensive is an outfit that looks... 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... Read more →


Department of Health Releases Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation Inspection Report

The New Jersey Department of Health today released the final report from the October 21, 2018 unannounced inspection of the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell. There are no new cases or additional deaths to report today. The Department had previously reported on preliminary findings of the visit, however the full extent of the survey needed to be assessed by inspection staff. According to Centers Medicare & Medicaid Services standards, the facility had deficiencies that did not indicate substandard care was delivered. “Now... Read more →


Delaware Hunting Season Peaks

Deer hunting season; Canada goose season, second season split for ducks, and other seasons open DOVER (Oct. 30, 2018) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is promoting hunting seasons opening in November, including Delaware’s popular November shotgun deer season – which runs from Friday, Nov. 9 thru Sunday, Nov. 18, including Sunday, Nov. 11 – the season during which the highest number of deer are harvested by hunters in the state. Hunters are also reminded of expanded Sunday deer hunting opportunities on all Sundays... Read more →


PetSmart Supports Groomer Licensing

Comments on New Jersey Pet Groomers Licensing Act October 29, 2018 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PetSmart, Inc. (“PetSmart”) commends the objectives of the “Pet Groomers Licensing Act,” designated as “Bijou’s Law,” to require pet grooming licenses, a law which will potentially serve as a model for future legislation. PetSmart President and Chief Executive Officer J.K. Symancyk commented, “PetSmart recognizes that the interests of pets must always come first, and we support the continual pursuit of improvement in the grooming industry. PetSmart maintains and... 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... 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... Read more →


Authorities Charge Bordentown Man with Sexual Assault of Three Teenage Boys

Defendant allegedly showed pornography, provided marijuana and access to firearm BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ (October 29, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Bordentown City Police Chief Frederic Miller announced that a 58-year-old Bordentown City man has been charged with sexually assaulting three boys at his residence, allowing multiple youths unrestricted access to a handgun, providing some of them with marijuana, and showing pornography to one of the boys. Alan J. Berman, (photo) of the 100 block of Lucas Drive, was charged with three counts of Sexual... 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... 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... Read more →


NRA:ILA News: Republican Mayor Survives Recall Effort After Twitter-Checking David Hogg

SUPPORT NRA-ILA Fortunes seem to rise and fall on Twitter with alarming regularity. But the platform may not be an equal opportunity soapbox, with some opinions reportedly getting more exposure than others and some speakers seemingly operating with greater impunity. That’s why it was refreshing this week to see the people of Waterville, Me. stand behind their Republican mayor, Nick Isgro, after an effort was launched to recall him from office. Mayor Isgro’s supposed offense? Calling gun control activist David Hogg to task in a... Read more →