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November 15, 2018

Kiwanis Family of Clubs Make a Difference

HADDON HEIGHTS NJ (November 2018)(CNBNewsnet)- Two area Key Clubs joined with the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons to beautify the Little Timber Creek Nature Trail with 100 hours of service on November 3 to celebrate Kiwanis One Day. With 25 members from the Key Clubs of Eastern Regional High School... Read more →


Cooper University Health Care to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour for All Employees

Wage Hike by Largest Employer in Camden City and County Will Benefit 10% of Workforce (Camden) – Cooper University Health Care Chairman George E. Norcross, III today announced the health system will increase the minimum wage it pays employees to $15 an hour, the first health system in New Jersey... Read more →


Congressman Norcross on National Apprenticeship Week

It’s National Apprenticeship Week and I hope you’ll join me in recognizing the importance of career training in America. My family jokes that I’m ‘an electrician with a tie’ and I look at issues in Congress through that lens. That’s why it was a perfect fit for me to talk... Read more →


Camden County Police Officer Charged With Civil Rights Violation And Obstruction Of Justice

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (November 2018)(CNBNewsnet)- A federal grand jury indicted a Camden County police officer for multiple offenses arising from an assault on the streets of Camden, New Jersey, United States Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Nicholas Romantino, 25, of Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey was charged in a two-count Indictment... Read more →


Obituary: Edward R. Rickenbach, Sr., of Audubon Park

Edward R. Rickenbach, Sr., on November 13, 2018, of Audubon Park, formerly of Cramer Hill. Age 82. Beloved husband of Ruth (nee Erickson). Devoted father of Ruthann DelTito (Joe), Edward, Jr. (Amy), Lee Robberson (Gary), Jill Jakubowski (Jim) and Gigi Simpson (Fox). Loving grandfather of David, Kelly, Alyssa, Zach, Alex,... Read more →


The Muhlenberg Football Team Receives NCAA Tournament Bid

ALLENTOWN, PA (11/13/2018)-- Following a 9-1 regular season, the Muhlenberg football team received an at-large berth to the NCAA Division III Championships. The Mules will play their first- round game at Delaware Valley on Saturday, November 17, at noon. The following local students are members of the team: Malcolm Henry... Read more →


15-Year-Old Camden City Resident Murdered

CAMDEN CITY NJ (November 15, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a fatal shooting that occurred on November 13, 2018, in Camden. Camden County Police responded to ShotSpotter activation in the area of the 1500 block of Princess Avenue at approximately 3:36... Read more →


Help Wanted: Casting for Feature Film Shooting in South Jersey

Compensation: Volunteer Requirements: Contact Information Contact: Mark Mazzeo Mazzeo Phone: Private Email: gplmark@gmail.com Casting The Last White Man. This is a self funded project, so unfortunately we are unable to pay actors and crew. We are looking for passionate actors who are available, reliable, and flexible. Must be available on... Read more →


FBI: Hate Crimes Increase

The number of hate crime incidents reported to the FBI increased about 17 percent in 2017 compared with the previous year, according to the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program’s annual Hate Crime Statistics report, released today. Law enforcement reported 7,175 hate crimes to UCR in 2017, up from 6,121 in... Read more →


Two Jefferson Health – NJ Nurses Receive March of Dimes ‘Nurse of the Year’ Awards

Two Jefferson Health - New Jersey nurses were honored with March of Dimes Nurse of the Year awards at a special event held in Old Bridge, NJ. The program recognizes NJ-based nurses in 12 different categories who exemplify an extraordinary level of patient care, compassion and customer service. Jefferson Health... Read more →


12th Case Identified in Ocean County Measles Outbreak

The New Jersey Department of Health is warning residents that a twelfth case of measles — a highly contagious disease — has been confirmed in Ocean County. This individual could have exposed others to the infection while in Ocean County between November 6 and November 9. Anyone who visited the... Read more →


NJ News Commons: DEM. ANDY KIM WINS THIRD CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT RACE

On Wednesday The Associated Press called the winner of the third congressional district in southern New Jersey: Democrat Andy Kim, a political newcomer. He defeated Republican Rep. Tom MacArthur in a tight race in which the incumbent’s vote to roll back the Affordable Care Act was a hot issue. New... Read more →


IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY STUDY: Weightlifting is good for your heart and it doesn’t take much

Credit: Iowa State University News Service Iowa State researcher DC Lee says you don't have to invest a lot of time lifting weights to lower your risk for cardiovascular disease. Newswise — AMES, Iowa – Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a... Read more →


Kiwanis Family of Clubs Grows

Receiving their Kiwanis Charter as a Builders Club from Kiwanis Club of the Haddons sponsored youth advisor Harvery Lermack (far right) are faculty advisors (left to right) Jules Farkas, Gail Trocola and club president Leah Wayne. CHERRY HILL NJ (November 15, 2018)(CNBNewsnet): The first Builders Club in the Cherry Hill... Read more →


Obituary: Wanda A. Kormann, of Gloucester City

Gloucester City, NJ (November 15, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)- – Surrounded by her loving family at home, on November 14, 2018. Age 91. (nee Harczynski). Loving and devoted wife of the late John J. Kormann, Sr. Loving mother of John Jr. (Norma), late Philip, James, Paul (late Gail) (Cheryl), Gary (Loretta), Phyliss Hopkins... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: IT’S TIME TO ADD VALUE TO NEW JERSEY TEACHER EVALUATIONS

JOHN KELLMAYER | NOVEMBER 15, 2018 The current system of evaluating teachers in the Garden State all but ignores an extremely important, if controversial, tool I was a New Jersey school principal and district superintendent for more than 25 years. I estimate that I did more than 2,000 formal teacher... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Harmonious Thought on Preexisting Conditions – in a Discordant Time

Robert B. Charles/AMAC Remarkable is one word for it. Ironic is another. The wordless sigh may be best. The longer you live, the more often you see history repeat itself, fold over on itself, contradict itself. Seniors in particular, have seen it all – or much of what life delivers,... Read more →


Serial Armed Robber Convicted Of Seven Robberies and Related Gun Crimes

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Lukeen Gerald, 30, of Philadelphia, PA, was found guilty today by a jury of seven counts of Hobbs Act robbery, six counts of using a firearm during a crime of violence, one count of discharging a firearm during a crime of... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: Congressman LoBiondo Notice of Closure of his Capitol Hill Office

As my tenure in Congress comes to an end, my offices are preparing for an orderly transfer to Representative-elect Jeff Van Drew for New Jersey’s 2nd Congressional District. Accordingly, my Washington office will close this Friday, November 16th. Subsequently, tours of the U.S. Capitol offered by my staff have ended.... Read more →


EGG HARBOR CITY MAN SENTENCED ON WEAPONS OFFENSES, DRUG DISTRIBUTION CHARGES

MAYS LANDING NJ (November 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--- Rafael Olmo, 35, (photo)was sentenced after he was convicted in July for 12 crimes related to drug distribution and weapons offenses, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Olmo was sentenced to the following prison terms in connection to his conviction of 12 crimes relating... Read more →


Our Nation's Heroes: Photos Through the Years

Related: Face of Defense American Heroes Take a visual walk through history with a look at our troops from World War I to the present. Trench Position Soldiers of the 369th Infantry Regiment hold a trench position in France during World War I. They are wearing French-issued Adrian helmets. Courtesy... Read more →