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November 2018

Postal workers kept the public safe. Why does the White House want to get rid of them?

November 23, 2018 During a tense week recently, pipe bombs mailed to former President Barack Obama, actor Robert DeNiro, U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, the offices of CNN and at least a dozen other targets dominated the news. These overtly political acts of domestic terrorism originated in South Florida and were intended to maim and kill. Fortunately, none of the identified 16 package bombs detonated. As the country held its collective breath, there were three aspects of this story that got little coverage. First, these criminal acts put tens of thousands of postal workers in harm’s way. Second, despite the threat... Read more →

Twelfth Case of Adenovirus Confirmed at Voorhees Pediatric Facility

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health and Human Services was notified by the Voorhees Pediatric Facility of two additional cases of adenovirus. These two cases bring the facility’s total case count to twelve residents that have tested positive for adenovirus. No staff cases of adenovirus have been reported, no deaths have occurred and none of the patients are in critical condition. The facility is maintaining enhanced infection control measures, including immediate separation of ill, exposed and well individuals into separate areas. Given the long incubation and shedding period for this virus, and its ability to survive... Read more →

Illegal alien from Mexico sentenced to Prison for conspiracy to manufacture marijuana in Colorado

Defendant tended a large illegal marijuana grow operation in the San Isabel National Forest DENVER — An illegal alien from Mexico was sentenced last week to serve three years in federal prison for conspiracy to manufacture and possess with intent to distribute 100 or more marijuana plants. This sentence was announced by U.S. Attorney Jason R. Dunn, District of Colorado; U.S. Forest Service Special Agent in Charge Kent Delbon; and Special Agent in Charge Steven W. Cagen, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in Denver. Margarito Yepez-Sanchez, 25, an illegal alien from Mexico, was first charged... Read more →

AMAC: Seniors Are Targets For Tele-scammers

John Grimaldi WASHINGTON, DC – Americans receive tens of billions of robocalls each year– that’s billions with a “B.” And, you can make book on the fact that too many of them are not from telemarketers but from telescammers targeting senior citizens, says the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC]. “Technology is making it easier to place automated phone calls and while many legitimate companies use them to sell products and services, criminals are having a lucrative field day using computer-generated calls to swindle innocent citizens,” according to AMAC president Dan Weber. The Federal Communications Commission [FCC] says that the... Read more →

Philly Councilman O'Neill Announces his Offices are now TOYS FOR TOTS DROP OFF LOCATIONS

PHILADELPHIA – City Councilman Brian O’Neill (10th District) and The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program, a non-profit, have teamed up again to provide toys to less fortunate children in the community this holiday season. Beginning today, residents can drop off new and unwrapped toys at any of Councilman Brian O’Neill’s five offices. The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a new holiday toy, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, and patriotic citizens. To donate a new and unwrapped toy, please call or visit... Read more →

LETTERS to the Editor: Dear supporters, friends, of the Republican Party of Pennsylvania

I want to begin by saying I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday! I also want to extend a special thanks to our military, first responders, and all those who worked through the holiday to keep us and our loved ones safe. While it was a holiday-shortened week, it was not without progress as we seek to advance the Republican message. Monday, I had the honor of speaking before Republican County Commissioners at the County Commissioners’ annual conference. Providing these great local officials an update on the Republican Party and how we aim to work hard on behalf of... Read more →


On Monday, October 1st the United States Department of Education (USDOE) announced that 349 schools across the country would receive its prestigious Blue Ribbon School designation. Those awards were presented during ceremonies held in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 – Thursday, November 8, 2018. Only 49 of those chosen for the honor were non-public schools. Eight of the 49 were parish or regional elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, including: Saint Katharine Drexel Regional Catholic School in Holland (Bucks County), Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic School in Doylestown (Bucks County), Saint Jude Catholic School in Chalfont... Read more →


Deputy Sheriff Antonio Hinostroza Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department, California

Deputy Sheriff Antonio Hinostroza Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department, California End of Watch Sunday, November 25, 2018 Modesto, CA (November 26, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Deputy Sheriff Tony Hinostroza, age 45, was killed in a vehicle crash as he responded to assist other deputies who were involved in a vehicle pursuit in Riverbank. The pursuit started after deputies had been called to check on the welfare of a subject who was sleeping behind the wheel of an SUV. As the deputies contacted the man he accelerated away from them, leading them on a pursuit. As Deputy Hinostroza responded to assist in the pursuit his vehicle... Read more →

Obituary: Robert J. Altone of Runnemede, 68

Robert J. Altone June 22, 1950 - November 23, 2018 Robert J. Altone, of Runnemede, NJ passed away suddenly on November 23, 2018 at the age of 68. Loving husband of Rosemarie (nee Ranieri). Brother of Larry Altone (Carol). Brother in Law of Joseph Ranieri (Diane). Uncle to Paige and Brad Altone and Joseph and Frank Ranieri. Also survived by his beloved pet, Marina. Bob worked for many years at South Jersey Marine Outlet and The ARC Gloucester. He was a former member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and Westville Powerboat Association. He most enjoyed boating, fishing and most... Read more →

Jefferson Health - New Jersey Celebrates National Philanthropy Day

Celebrated each year on November 15, National Philanthropy Day helps showcase the impact that generosity and giving back has on enhancing the quality of life in communities across the United States. Jefferson Health - New Jersey recently celebrated National Philanthropy Day with a gathering of key stakeholders, board members, and donors. One of Jefferson Health - New Jersey’s key donors, The Bill Bottino Cancer Foundation, based in Bridgeton, NJ, was recognized for its generous support of the Patient Assistance Fund at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - Washington Township. The Patient Assistance Fund provides support to assist with patients’ financial... Read more →

CNBNews May 2013 Archives:

Chief Berglund: Gloucester City Police Officers "Simply The Best"

published Wednesday, May 15, 2013 GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 15, 2013)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester City Police Chief George Berglund issued the following statement today about the men and women on the City Police force who serve the taxpayers of Gloucester City. His statement reads as follows, Since this week is police week, I would like to take the time to thank the men and women of the Gloucester City Police Department for their dedicated service. They work under the most adverse conditions and they do the job exceptionally well. I can tell you as the Chief of Police that they take each job... Read more →

Camden County Library System “Books for Kids” campaign

CNBNews graphics file (Voorhees, NJ) – The Camden County Library System is collecting books for underserved children as part of its annual “Books for Kids” campaign. Now through December 13, you can bring new and like-new books to any Camden County library branch and drop them off at the specially-labelled donation bins. “Books open a world of opportunities for children by expanding their education and imagination,” said Freeholder Bill Moen, liaison to the Camden County Library System. “When you donate a book, you are giving children the gift of knowledge while exposing them to the enjoyment of reading.” The library... Read more →


MAYS LANDING, NJ (November 16, 2018)-Sunil Edla, 61, was shot to death on Thursday evening and a teen is charged in connection to his murder, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Ventnor City Police Department received a 9-1-1 call on Nov. 15, 2018, at 8:04 p.m., for a report of a man down in the area of 8 N. Nashville Avenue. Police arrived and located the victim, Edla, on the sidewalk in front of 6 N. Nashville Avenue, with suspected gunshot wounds and no obvious signs of life. Edla lived at N. Nashville Ave., Apt. 2, Ventnor City. Edla’s... Read more →

Agents Rescue Woman Impaled after Falling off Border Wall

SAN YSIDRO, Calif. —San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a woman who fell from the primary wall about one-mile east of the San Ysidro Port of Entry and impaled herself on pieces of rebar on Friday. Agents render aid to a woman who obtained serious injuries after jumping over a wall to enter the country illegally. On Nov. 23, at around 8:25 p.m., agents responded to the area and found the woman had fallen from the border wall after she climbed over it to illegally enter the country. The woman landed on rebar that pierced her side and buttocks.... Read more →

Buffalo Soldier Killed in Action during WWII honored with dedication ceremony

(Mullica Hill, NJ) - The Mullica Hill Post Office located at 123 Bridgeton Pike in Mullica Hill hosted a dedication ceremony and named the facility the Lieutenant James C. "Billy" Johnson Post Office. On Thursday, Nov. 8. The building was originally named in honor Johnson by act of Congress P.L. 115-155 on Friday, March 25. Gloucester County Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, "Lieutenant Billy Johnson died serving our country. Like so many of our veterans he was a hero. We will never forget. It has been seventy-four years since he made the ultimate sacrifice while on a foreign land... Read more →

Cooper River Park Ice Rink Opens Nov. 30

(Cherry Hill, NJ) — The Freeholder Board is bringing the WinterFest Ice Skating Rink back to Cooper River Park this year to provide family fun from Nov. 30 to Feb. 18, 2019. “We have another spectacular grand opening celebration planned this year featuring our annual tree lighting ceremony, family entertainment, carolers and more. While you are there, head into the tent to warm up with some hot beverages and food,” said Freeholder Jeffrey Nash, liaison to the Camden County Parks Department. “This year WinterFest is adding even more family fun activities, including arcade games in the heated tent, and other... Read more →

Mrs. Kathleen "Katie" Higginbotham, of Gloucester City Succumbs to MS; GHS Alumnus Class of '84

KATHLEEN "KATIE" Higginbotham Gloucester City NJ (November 25, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) – Surrounded by her family, after a 28 year courageous fight against MS on November 23, 2018. Age 52. (nee Darrow). Loving and devoted wife of 31 years to Brian H. Higginbotham. Loving mother of Casey Higginbotham and the late Christy Higginbotham. Predeceased by her parents, Roger and Evelyn Darrow. Beloved sister of Buddy Massengale (late Kerr), Richard Massengale (late Joanne), Bruce Darrow (Jill), Penny Coxe (Ray), Donna Barcklow (Dave) and Karen Collison (Jim) . Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Katie was a graduate of Gloucester High School... Read more →

Obituary: Mildred E. Snyder, of Runnemede, 73

Mildred E. Snyder November 9, 1945 - November 22, 2018 Runnemede - On November 22, 2018. Age 73. (nee Sheain). Survived by her children, Robert Snyder (Susan), Michael Snyder (June) and Kelly-lynn Snyder (Alex); 13 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Mickey was a 22 year heart transplant survivor. Funeral services will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of Mildred E. Snyder. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN – HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City Ph:856-456-1142 Read more →

Obituary: Teresa J. Berry, of Runnemede, age 89

Teresa J. Berry October 30, 1929 - November 23, 2018 Teresa J. Berry (nee Washart), on November 23, 2018, of Runnemede. Age 89. Loving mother of William M. Berry (Donna), Maryellen Witsch (Greg), Diane Cavouti, Donna L. Ragonese (Samuel) and the late Terre Sulock. Devoted grandmother of Kerin (Stewart), Ryan (Jade), Rocco, Nicholas, Alicen, Samuel (Kate), Michael and Kate (Anthony). Dear sister of Catherine Baptiste. Also survived by 5 great grandchildren, sister-in-law Sarah Washart and many nieces, nephews and friends. Mrs. Berry worked with the Reverend Robert Smith in several parishes within the diocese, was a member of St. Teresa... Read more →

CNBNews May 2013 Archives: Movie "Girl Most Likely" set in Ocean City NJ, filmed in New York

published Monday, May 06, 2013 Mark Matthews | CNBNewsnet The first trailer for a new major movie set in Ocean City, NJ has been released. The trailer also shows a scene taking place in Atlantic City. Unfortunately media sites indicate the film was shot in New York. Are State Tax Credits to blame? Kristen Wiig scored huge with Bridesmaids, and this summer she is back in a romantic comedy called "Girl Most Likely" co-starring Glee's Darren Criss and also featuring well known actors Annette Bening and Matt Dillon. I make this assessment only from viewing the trailer, but the movie... Read more →

GTPD Make Early Morning Thanksgiving Arrest; Suspect Crawled Through Drive-Thru-Window

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (CNBNewsnet)--On November 22, 2018 at approximately 2:52 AM, the Gloucester Township Police Department (GTPD) responded to the CVS located at 701 College Drive for a report of a Burglary in progress. A police K9 Team and several officers conducted a search of the area and successfully located and detained a male suspect found in a motor vehicle. During the investigation, officers found the male, Bryan W. Mason, had entered the CVS through the pharmacy drive-thru window and left with prescription narcotics. Just after this crime, Mason, went to the nearby TD Bank at 601 College Drive where... Read more →


Related: ARTIST Dave Wolfe Vol. 5 No. 23 (November 25, 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 →

DREAM Park to host Appaloosa Club, Dog Agility, and Santa and the Christmas Ponies

(Logan Township, NJ) - The cold weather does not stop the Gloucester County DREAM Park from offering a wide variety of family-friendly shows and events from little to no cost. From dog agility to horse clubs and Santa and the Christmas Ponies, there is a variety of fun things to do this December at the DREAM Park. All events are free to spectate and will be taking place on the following days: Keystone Springer Spaniel - Nov. 25 Delaware County Dog Club - Dec. 1-2 All dog agility shows will take place in the Main Arena at 400 Route 130... Read more →

NCCN Announces Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania as New Member

Newswise — PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA [November 2018] — The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) today announced that Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania (ACC) will become the organization’s 28th Member Institution. This alliance of top academic cancer centers from across the United States is devoted to improving and facilitating quality, effective, efficient, and accessible cancer care so patients can live better lives. The ACC’s membership into NCCN will include the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Pennsylvania Hospital, and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Clinicians and scientists from the ACC will join more than... Read more →

CNB May 2013 Archives: Bellmawr Carnival rocks the weekend with band Stage 3

published Friday, May 10, 2013 BY MARK MATTHEWS ( NJ--There is still time for fun at the St Joachim Bellmawr carnival, as this weekend closes out an amazing week with fun, sun and music. This weekend, area cover band Stage 3 takes over the beer garden again, bringing with them their full stage production. They bill themselves as a "Rock and Roll Party Dance Band", and their set list backs that up, from AC/DC's Shook me all Night Long to Lady Gaga's Bad Romance. Two days of excitement left, but Friday night looks like the "go to" night as the... Read more →

Governor Wolf: Pa. Seeks Recent Graduates to Help Transform State Government

Harrisburg, PA – Continuing his effort to bring fresh ideas to state government, Governor Tom Wolf is encouraging recent advanced degree graduates and those completing an advance degree program by August 2019 to apply for the state’s William Penn Fellowship. The fellows work closely with state government leaders to find innovative solutions for challenges facing Pennsylvania. “This is a unique opportunity to put your education and passion to work and make our Commonwealth better,” said Governor Wolf. “Pennsylvania is a dynamic place and we need the best and brightest to consider public service. This is a chance to gain tremendous... Read more →

FAC Seeks to Unseal Gov. Brown’s Request to Pardon Embattled State Senator

Documents sought are currently barred from public view in the California Supreme Court The First Amendment Coalition (FAC) has filed a motion in the California Supreme Court to unseal records regarding Gov. Jerry Brown's effort to pardon former state Sen. Rod Wright, who was convicted in 2014 on multiple felony counts, including perjury and voter fraud. The Wright records are just one example of several dozen recent cases where the Governor has sought to pardon people via a process that results in large numbers of documents being automatically filed under seal at the state’s high court. Such automatic sealing is... Read more →

Advisory Council on End-of-Life Care Submits Recommendations

The Department of Health today announced the release of a report by The New Jersey Governor’s Advisory Council on End-of-Life Care. The release of the report ends the work of the Council, which convened in September 2016 and operated independently under the auspices of the Department of Health. The Council’s report highlights the need to improve end-of-life care delivery in New Jersey. The Report emphasizes the importance of establishing patient priorities and defining goals of care both through effective communication and better utilization of palliative care is urgent. “New Jersey patients experience more aggressive care at the end-of-life without evidence... Read more →

Clementon Man Can't Pay $150 Fee for Lap Dances Performed by Cheerleaders Employee

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 23, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester City Police were called to Cheerleaders Gentlemen's Club, U.S. Route 130, on Sunday, November 18 to investigate a complaint against a customer who didn't want to pay for the lap dances he received. What is a lap dance? According to the Urban Dictionary a lap dance is usually done by a female to a male, where she dances provocatively, rubbing her ass on his lap and in return the male pays the female for her services. On November 18, Gloucester City Police Officer Ben McKinney responded to the Club for a theft or services... Read more →

Donna E. Connelly, of Runnemede Succumbs at age 80; Past Lockheed Martin Employee

Donna E. Connelly November 01, 1938 - November 20, 2018 Donna E. Connelly (nee Phillips), on November 20, 2018, of Runnemede. Age 80. Loving wife of the late Joseph. Devoted mother of Dennis R. Gibbons (Karen), Brenda M. Esher, Lynda R. Heucksteadt (Gary), and the late Thomas M. Gibbons. Beloved grandmother of many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Dear sister of Wendell Phillips. Donna worked for Lockheed Martin. She was a very active member of St. Teresa Church. There will be a viewing from 9:15am to 11:15am Tuesday morning at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Mass 12 noon Holy... Read more →

EPA Recognizes Wilmington, Delaware’s Renewable Energy and Biosolids Facility

PHILADELPHIA (November 2018) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it has recognized Wilmington, Delaware’s renewable energy and biosolids facility for excellence and innovation. The Wilmington facility was one of 30 clean water infrastructure projects honored within the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) program. “This project demonstrates the kind of coordination and creativity needed to meet our shared goals of reducing emissions, cost effectiveness and energy efficiency,” said EPA Regional Administrator Cosmo Servidio, “EPA is proud to play a role in providing communities with low interest loans to modernize infrastructure, achieve water quality goals and better protect... Read more →

Bridge On Race Hosts “Best Of” Birthday Party With Moxie Blue Salon,Tuna Bar,United By Blue

PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 2018) - On Friday, December 7 from 6 to 8 p.m., join Bridge On Race for their first birthday bash! The award-winning luxury apartment building will be partnering with their “Best of Philly” neighbors, Moxie Blue Salon, Tuna Bar, and United By Blue, for an all access “Best Of” First Friday. Get to know these four businesses as they all celebrate their one year anniversary. Attendees are encouraged to pick up their Bridge “passport” upon arrival and “crawl” through all four locations for a chance to win the big prize, one-of-two $1000+ value raffle baskets with contributions... Read more →

15-Year-Old Camden City Resident Charged With Murdering Another Teenager

CAMDEN CITY NJ (November 2018)(CNBNewsnet)A 15-year-old male from Camden was charged with fatally shooting another 15-year-old male on November 13, 2018. Camden County Police located the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds on Euclid Avenue after they responded to ShotSpotter activation in the area of 1500 Princess Avenue. He was taken to Cooper University Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries a short time later. During the investigation, detectives were able to determine that the Camden juvenile was the perpetrator. The 15-year-old was charged with first degree Murder on November 16, 2018, according to Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo... Read more →

FBI Announces the Official Launch of the National Use-Of-Force Data Collection

The FBI is pleased to announce the official launch of the National Use-of-Force Data Collection will take place on January 1, 2019. The National Use-of-Force Data Collection, the first of its kind, is an addition to the national data collections in the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program. Law enforcement officers across the country face complex and dangerous policing environments that may result in the use of force. To date, there has been no mechanism for collecting nationwide statistics related to use-of-force incidents. While some law enforcement agencies and states have proactively developed their own use-of-force data collections for use... Read more →

Four People Executed in Philadelphia

CNBNews graphics file PHILADELPHIA — Two men and two women were found shot and killed in a basement of a house being renovated on Monday according to The Times and The Associated Press. Police received a call in the morning to check on the welfare of people at the house after a family member arrived to find the door ajar. Responding officers found the four in the basement, each with a single gunshot wound to the head. “Sadly, all four of these individuals were executed, there’s no ifs, ands, or buts about it,” Police Commissioner Richard Ross said. “This is... Read more →

Carol A. Del Vecchio formerly of Gloucester; GHS Alumnus, Audubon Drum & Bugle Corps Member

Carol A. Del Vecchio, (nee-Smith) Dover, New Jersey (CNBNewsnet) - Carol A. Del Vecchio, (nee-Smith) of Dover, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2018, at 12:46 PM at Morristown Medical Center. She was 79 years young. Born July 11, 1939, in Mount Ephraim, NJ. The daughter of Frank Smith and Anna Papania Smith. Carol graduated Gloucester City High School in 1957. She was a member of the Audubon All-Girl Drum & Bugle Corps and was Drum Major from 1956-1958. It was through drum corps that she met her future husband Michael J. Del Vecchio of Dover NJ. They became engaged January... Read more →

Pennsylvania Man Charged by FBI for Bank Robbery; Caught while Intending to Rob 4th Bank

PITTSBURGH PA (November 2018) – Dylan Michael Poole, 24, of McCandless, Pa., has been charged by criminal complaint with robbing three area banks and attempting to rob a fourth bank, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. Poole was arrested on Nov. 15, 2018 after entering the PNC Bank in Latrobe, Pa. FBI investigators found on his person a robbery demand note that stated, "I have a gun this is a robbery empty the drawer no funny business no one gets hurt." According to the criminal complaint filed in this case, this note was similar to ones Poole left... Read more →

Coast Guard Training Center and Red Cross Place Recruits with Local Families for Thanksgiving

CAPE MAY, N.J. – Coast Guard Training Center Cape May and the American Red Cross will place more than 475 Coast Guard recruits with more than 120 local-host families for Thanksgiving as part of Operation Fireside Thursday, Nov. 22 at 9 a.m. Operation Fireside has placed recruits with South Jersey families during the holiday season since 1981. It allows the recruits to celebrate the holiday with a host family while they’re separated from their loved ones during the rigorous basic training program. “Thank you to the Coast Guard Community and particularly our Operation Fireside families," said Captain Owen Gibbons, commanding... Read more →

Sexual Abuse Extends Beyond The Church

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on sexual misconduct as a society-wide problem: Sexual misconduct is a ubiquitous phenomenon, sparing no institution. Moreover, it is hardly unique to our age. Yet by reading news stories, as well as commentaries by pundits, this would not be so evident. These sources would have us believe that the Catholic Church is the worst offender. There is no evidence to support this claim. The latest media source to float this invidious myth is the Philadelphia Inquirer; its editorial of November 19 is scurrilous. After indicting the bishops—all the bishops—it makes a comment that simply... Read more →

Porta Announces Local Holiday Pop-Up Market Sunday, December 2 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 2018) - Porta Philadelphia is hosting their first everHoliday Pop-Up Market on Sunday, December 2 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. The Holiday Market will be a collection of local artists, makers, and boutiques selling clothing, jewelry, bags, art, and more for the holiday season. This is an opportunity to support Philadelphia’s artistic community and shop for your friends and family, or purchase a treat for yourself! The Holiday Pop-Up requires no ticket and is free to attend. Porta will be adding a few handheld brunch specials to their menu for just $4 each: Fritole, Chickpea Fritters,... Read more →

Charges Filed Against PennsylvaniaTeacher for Dealing Drugs

HARRISBURG PA (November 2018)— Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced felony charges against a Cumberland County teacher just hours before she was to chaperone a student field trip. An investigation by Office of Attorney General Agents led to the seizure of cocaine, methamphetamine, and hundreds of prescription pills, notably Adderall. “I’m working to keep Pennsylvanians safe in their neighborhoods, and taking down illegal drug dealers – especially those in close contact with children like teachers and school staff – is a critical part of that mission. Drug dealers push poison into our communities, putting us all at risk,” said Attorney... Read more →


MS-13 gang member, Interpol fugitive arrested under Operation Matador removed to El Salvador

NEW YORK — A female MS-13 gang member wanted to face charges in El Salvador was arrested under Operation Matador in March, pursuant to an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations. She was removed Nov. 16 to El Salvador by ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Milessa Cortez-Granados, 32, an active MS-13 gang member, initially entered the United States at an unknown place, on an unknown date. On Nov. 2, 2009, she was convicted in U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas, of illegally entering the U.S. and sentenced to time served. ICE removed her... Read more →


Wynnewood, PA --Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary welcomes all to attend an Open House followed by an evening of religious music and prayer during this year’s Advent season at the 31st annual Christmas Concert. Sunday, December 9, 2018 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Open House) 4:00 p.m. (Concert) Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary 100 East Wynnewood Road Wynnewood, PA 19096 (Montgomery County) Future priests will guide tours through this historic Catholic landmark where visitors can explore the daily life of seminarians and learn about educational programs open to the general public. Tours last one hour and begin at 1:00 p.m. The final... Read more →

CNB May 2013 Archives: APRIL 2013 CHEERS AND JEERS

published Monday, May 06, 2013 BY CNBNEWS STAFF CHEER--Congrats to Gloucester Catholic seniors Katie O'Shea and Nick Liscio on being honored during the 8th Annual Adam Taliaferro Foundation Player of the Year Luncheon at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 16. The luncheon was hosted by the Eagles and recognized 18 schools from South Jersey that helped raise money for the foundation in 2012-2013. Gloucester Catholic and Williamstown were the co-winners of the annual fund-raising event, and Katie and Nick were awarded scholarship funds. CHEER--Jon Bon Jovi, an American Legion New Jersey Boys State alumnus and famous rock... Read more →

Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter for the Period November 12 -18

Reminder for the week: Happy Thanksgiving hunting reminders DOVER (Nov. 21, 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, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Nov.12-18 made 1,017 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 98 citations. Officers responded to 52 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public. An increased Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police presence continued at the C&D Canal Conservation Area and Michael... Read more →

Down The Shore: Bomb Threat Closes Bayshore Road

VILLAS, NJ (November 22,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The Lower Township Police Department released the following statement regarding a bomb threat near Bayshore Road in the Villas section of the township On Monday, November 19th, 2018 at approximately 10:20 a.m. Lower Township Police Officers were conducting a motor vehicle stop on Ridgewood Avenue just off Bayshore Road in the Villas section of Lower Township. The passenger of the vehicle shouted that he had a bomb in the trunk of the vehicle. Officers immediately removed both the driver and passenger from the area for their own safety. Lower Township Shift Commander, Corporal Jennifer Anzelone, set up... Read more →

ANOTHER HOMICIDE IN CAMDEN CITY; 18-Year-Old Gloucester Township Resident Latest Victim

CNBNews graphics file CAMDEN CITY, NJ (November 21, 2018)--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a fatal shooting that occurred on November 20, 2018, in Camden. Camden County Police responded to the 1000 block of Carl Miller Boulevard in Camden at approximately 4:33 p.m. to ShotSpotter activation and for reports of a man who had been shot. When officers arrived, they found the victim, Thomas Reyes, 18, of Gloucester Township, lying on the ground suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital and was later pronounced deceased at approximately... Read more →

World Champion Sports Couple, Zach and Julie Ertz Give Thanks by Giving Back

Ertz Family Foundation to host event to benefit ‘City of Love Fund’ PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Philadelphia Eagles Champion, Zach Ertz and his wife, US Women’s National Soccer Team Champion, Julie Ertz are thankful this holiday season for the love and support the Philadelphia community has shown them over the years. To give back and support those in need, the sports couple will be hosting the ‘City of Love Event and Auction Fundraiser’ on November 29th at Lincoln Financial Field. “We are excited to support the Ertz Family Foundation and the City of Love Event and Auction Fundraiser” Tweet this Since being involved... Read more →

GTPD Community Bulletin: Wanted Wednesday-Katie Cashman

The Gloucester Township Police Department is seeking assistance with locating this wanted person. Anyone having knowledge about this subject is requested to call 9-1-1, the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500 or call our GTPD Anonymous Crime Tip Line: 856-842-5560. To send an Anonymous Tip via Text Message to Gloucester Township Police, text the keyword TIP GLOTWPPD and your tip message to 888777. You may also click here to access our Anonymous Web Tip page: 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 →