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November 2018

*Whitall House Lights Up for Christmas Season

National Park, NJ) The James and Ann Whitall House at Red Bank Battlefield is extending an early invitation to residents of the county to attend their free annual Candlelight Christmas Tours coming up in December. Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, "It's never too early to start getting in the spirit for the holiday season by finding fun things to do in the county to celebrate season’s greetings in new and unique ways." Visitors will be able to see the Whitall House decorated in natural elements that the colonists would have incorporated into their seasonal decorating, such as pinecones, and... Read more →


New Electronic Sign for Cold Springs Grade School

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --A computerized electronic sign was erected at the Cold Springs Elementary School, Cold Springs Drive earlier this week. At the top of the sign the words Cold Springs School is flanked on either side by photos of a kitten reading a book. (photo credit CNBNewsnet) Read more →


Cape May County Prosecutor: No Criminal Charges Will Be Filed Against North Wildwood Officials

CNBNews graphics file Cape May Court House, New Jersey (November 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)- Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland announces the Cape May County Prosecutor’s office will not be pursuing any criminal charges regarding the altercation that took place outside of the Golden Nugget Casino between Atlantic City Mayor, Frank Gilliam, Atlantic City Councilman, Jeffree Fauntleroy II and certain employees of the Haven Nightclub. The citizen’s complaints that were filed against Mayor Gilliam and Councilman Fauntleroy will be addressed by the municipal court in North Wildwood with a current listed date of December 11, 2018. Read more →


Elijah Jackson, age 39, of Sicklerville Murdered

CNBNewsnet graphics file CAMDEN CITY NJ (NOVEMBER 28, 2018)(CNBNEWSNET)Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a fatal shooting that occurred on November 27, 2018, in Camden. Camden County Police responded to 7th and State Streets in Camden at approximately 10:32 a.m. to reports of a man who was unconscious. When officers arrived, they found the victim, Elijah Jackson, 39, of Sicklerville in Winslow Township, lying on the ground, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital and was later pronounced deceased at approximately 11:14 a.m. The investigation into the... Read more →


Philadelphia magazine Announces Winner for  2018 Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge

presented by Independence Blue Cross PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 2018)(CNBNewsnet) - After much anticipation, the results are in! Tuesday, November 27, Philadelphia magazine hosted the Be Well Philly Health Hero Reception at the Pyramid Club, where the 2018 Health Hero and Very Influential Philadelphians were revealed. This year’s Health Hero is Todd Irwin, who received a $10,000 donation to his chosen charity, Angel Flight East; the VIP is NBC10 Philadelphia’s Tracy Davidson, who received a $2,500 donation to her chosen charity, the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA. The challenge, presented by Independence Blue Cross, was created seven years ago to celebrate and... Read more →


Obama Touts Paris Agreement, Proceeds to Take Credit for Booming U.S. Oil and Gas Production

Tom Elliott@tomselliott Obama: "Suddenly America is the largest oil producer, that was me people ... say thank you." This guy isn’t well. Via Free Beacon: Former President Barack Obama on Tuesday took credit for booming U.S. oil and gas production, telling investors to “say thank you” to him. Obama spoke in Houston at an event hosted by Rice University’s Baker Institute, where he praised his administration’s commitment to the Paris climate agreement before taking credit for the United States being the biggest producer of oil and gas during his administration. “I was extraordinarily proud of the Paris accords because —... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: THREE INFANTS DIE FROM BACTERIAL INFECTION IN NEWARK

The state Department of Health learned Monday that two premature babies died after becoming infected with Acinetobacteria at Newark's University Hospital. On Tuesday, health officials announced that three infants have died from the infection at the hospital; the third baby died last month. It's possible that other complications resulting from their premature births may have led to the infants' decline, the officials said. (Newark Patch) GREWAL ANNOUNCES SEX ASSAULT GUIDELINES FOR POLICE On Tuesday, state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced formal guidelines to aide law enforcement in responding to survivors of sexual assault. There are 14 protocols in total. The... Read more →


Former Gloucester City Prosecutor Pleads Guilty

Paul Dougherty, a former Haddon Township Commissioner, who was also the municipal prosecutor in Gloucester City, Cherry Hill, Clementon, , and Medford was in an Atlantic County courtroom Monday facing charges that he left the scene of a car accident and was driving with an expired license, according to NJ.com . He pleaded guilty Monday to a lesser charge of failure to report an accident and failure to exhibit a license, a court administrator said. Last month, Dougherty, 48, pleaded guilty for accepting a $7,000 referral fee from a law firm after steering a disgruntled employee to a lawyer who... Read more →


Thanksgiving holiday marks historic numbers for TSA

WASHINGTON (November 27,2018)--– The Transportation Security Administration experienced the busiest Thanksgiving travel weeks in its 17-year history after a record breaking summer with more than 25.6 million passengers and crew members screened during the holiday travel period – a six percent increase over last year. On Sunday, November 25, more than 2.7 million travelers passed through TSA screening and making it the busiest travel day in TSA’s history. “It was all hands on deck during the Thanksgiving holiday week. Close coordination with airline and airport partners, new technology, enhanced screening and more travelers enrolled in TSA Pre✓®, TSA used every... Read more →


SKCC – Washington Township Helps Donate 260 ‘Blessing Bags’ to Local Homeless

Giving back to those in need is what makes the holiday season so special. Members of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - Washington Township team — led by Peggy Wight, BA, CTR, Director of Oncology Data Services — recently did just that. Through Cancer Center associates and Wight’s family donating snacks, tissues, shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, and body lotion, they were able to assemble 260 “blessing bags” for Camden and Philadelphia homeless. “I wanted to thank everyone who was able to donate for the homeless ‘blessing bags,’” Wight said. “The Cancer Center has an awesome team, and I am honored... Read more →


Saint Mary Interparochial School to Celebrate Golden Jubilee with Gala, Thursday, Nov. 29

A Celebration of Excellence in Catholic Education from Colonial to Contemporary Saint Mary Interparochial School, a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, in Old City Philadelphia will celebrate the culmination of its year-long Golden Jubilee celebration with a “Golden Jubilee Gala,” generously presented by The Daly Group at KW Philly. The theme of the gala is “A Celebration of Excellence in Catholic Education from Colonial to Contemporary.” It will be held at the Ballroom at the Ben. Proceeds from the gala will support enhancements to the school’s physical space and facilities. Thursday, November 29, 2018 7:00 p.m. - 10:00... Read more →


Home Country: Windy Wilson at the Mule Barn Truck Stop

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet “I’m jest ‘bout new-aged up,” said Windy Wilson, sitting down and flipping his coffee cup to the upright and fillable position. Mavis filled it. The other members sipping caffeine at the philosophy counter at the Mule Barn truck stop looked over at Windy. No one wanted to ask, so by the process of mind reading and silent linguistics, they managed to hold their tongues. They all knew Windy would never be content to leave it like that, and they were anxious to see how the feedstore philosopher would introduce the subject. Windy sipped and looked around.... Read more →


Elder Fraud :Senior Citizens Victimized in Telemarketing Scheme

source Federal Bureau of Investigation It took more than 10 years for a Canadian man to face justice in the United States for a telemarketing scheme that bilked senior citizens out of millions of dollars, but the defendant is now in prison, thanks to the strong partnership between American and Canadian law enforcement. In September, a federal judge in California sentenced 57-year-old Mark Eldon Wilson, of Vancouver, British Columbia, to more than 11 years behind bars for orchestrating a telemarketing credit card scam that defrauded at least 60,000 victims, many of them elderly, out of more than $18 million. Victims... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Maryland: Enhanced Effort to Curb Illegal Fishing and Hunting

Maryland Wildlife Crimestoppers Can be Reached Anytime, Anywhere The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police is cracking down on the illegal killing of fish and wildlife through a partnership with Maryland Wildlife Crime-stoppers. This newly established nonprofit organization serves as the state affiliate of International Wildlife Crimestoppers, a group dedicated to stopping illegal hunting and fishing across the globe. Maryland Wildlife Crimestoppers was established to increase public awareness of the impact of potential poaching on fish and wildlife populations, and encourage anyone with knowledge of these activities to connect with Maryland Natural Resources Police. Neighboring states Delaware and Pennsylvania host... Read more →


Performer Tekashi 6ix 9ine, 5 others charged with racketeering and firearms offenses in NY

NEW YORK — Six gang members and associates of the violent New York City gang, “Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods”, also known as “Nine Trey,” were charged Monday following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York with the New York City Police Department (NYPD) and the New York Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF). This investigation led to an indictment with multiple charges to include racketeering and firearms offenses. "Members of Nine Trey, notorious for wielding firearms and pushing highly addictive drugs onto New York City streets,... Read more →


Officer Down: Police Officer David Romrell, South Salt Lake Police Department, Utah

Police Officer David Romrell South Salt Lake Police Department, Utah End of Watch Saturday, November 24, 2018 South Salt Lake, UT--Police Officer David Romrell was intentionally struck by a vehicle fleeing from a burglary in progress at a business at 3575 South West Temple shortly before 10:00 pm. He and other responding officers arrived at the scene as the suspects attempted to leave in a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle accelerated toward the officers and struck Officer Romrell. Other officers fired a the driver, killing him. The passenger fled on foot but was apprehended by a canine unit a... Read more →


Obituary: Anna Mae Walker, Ordained Minister

Anna Mae Walker January 14, 1930 - November 24, 2018 On Saturday, 24 November 2018, Anna Mae Walker of Atco; sweet and spiritual person, devoted spouse of the late Frank, loving mother of three children, generous and gentle soul by word and deed, finally found her way into the arms of her love, Jesus Christ. Anna Mae, an ordained minister, would not hesitate to tell you that her proudest achievement was in helping to found Mission Teens, Inc. a free, non-denominational Christian discipleship program helping people to be delivered from addiction, in 1969. The center has rescued countless souls over... Read more →


Flounder Caught in NJ Breaks State Record

Jim Oriscak of Toms River has made his way onto the state record fish list recently by landing a winter flounder while spearfishing. Jim was free diving off the shore of the Shark River "back bay" when he landed the 3 pound, 7 ounce fish. The new record winter flounder-spearfishing measured 18.75 inches and had a 16.5 inch girth. It weighed 2 ounce more than the previous record. For more information on the Record Fish Program, visit www.njfishandwildlife.com/recfish.htm Read more →


Washington University in St. Louis: Alcohol Dependence, Psychiatric Disorders Share Genetic Links

Newswise — In the largest study of genetic factors linked to alcohol dependence, an international team of researchers identified a gene known to affect risk, and they determined that many other genes also contribute to risk for alcohol dependence to a lesser degree. In addition, the study linked genetic factors associated with alcohol dependence to other psychiatric disorders, such as depression, and showed that genetic factors associated with typical drinking sometimes are different from those associated with alcohol dependence. The new analysis, from the Substance Use Disorders working group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, adds to the current understanding of... Read more →


Nationwide Gift Card Policy Changes Announced to Protect Consumers from Scams

Policy Changes Resulted from a Collaborative Effort Between the Retailers and the Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection PITTSBURGH PA (November 2018)-- – With the holiday shopping season officially beginning this week, Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced a major victory in his continuing effort to prevent gift card scams targeting consumers. Following more than a year of collaboration with the Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection and the New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood’s Bureau of Consumer Frauds & Protection, three national retailers have agreed to make major changes to their gift card policies, which are intended to prevent... Read more →


Obituary: Sarah A. Erdbrink of Audubon Park, 98

Sarah A. Erdbrink (nee Fennimore) on November 25, 2018, of Audubon Park. Age 98. Beloved wife of the late Donald E. Erdbrink. Devoted mother of Joyce E. Gabriele (Albert), and the late Donald.R. Erdbrink. Dear mother-in-law of Carol Iamurri. Loving grandmom of Kathy, Albert, Nick, Deana, Eugene. Great grandmom of 11 and great, great grandmom of 8. Dear sister of Robert Fennimore (Pat) and Shirley Wilson (Fred). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. There will be a visitation Wednesday from 11am to 12 noon at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral service at 12 noon at the funeral home. Interment... Read more →


Two Premature Infants Die Associated With Bacterial Infection Outbreak in University Hospital

NEWARK, NJ (November 27,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--As part of an ongoing outbreak investigation of a bacterial infection in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of University Hospital in Newark, the New Jersey Department of Health learned late yesterday that two premature infants with confirmed cases of A. baumannii died last week. The infants contracted the infection six weeks ago and, due to other medical conditions related to being born premature, the bacterial infection may not be the cause of death. No new NICU infections have been confirmed since October, when the Department ordered an external infection prevention expert to guide efforts in the... Read more →


Obituary: Clyde McGriff of Delran, age 73

On November 12, 2018. Of Delran. Age 73. Born in Newton Georgia, he was the son of the late Lucious McGriff and Della Mae McGriff (nee Singletary). Beloved father of Reverend Kareen D. Adkins of Indianapolis, Indiana and Dontel McGriff of Philadelphia, PA. Survived by 6 beloved siblings: Delphine Screen of Detroit, Michigan, Lessie McGriff-Moore of Bainbridge, Georgia, Lorene Freeman of Bainbridge, Georgia, Charles McGriff (Marion) of Bainbridge, Georgia, Gerome McGriff (Brenda) of Bainbridge, Georgia and Patrick McGriff (Juanita) of Bainbridge, Georgia. Clyde had 3 deceased siblings: Howard McGriff, Myles McGriff and Arrie Louise Fortner. Clyde has very special friends... Read more →


NJ News Commons: LEGAL WEED BILL PASSES COMMITTEES, READY FOR FLOOR

Committees from both the state Senate and Assembly approved the recreational marijuana bill, which now awaits a full vote in the state Legislature. The bill would: legalize the personal use of one ounce or less of marijuana for adults 21 years of age and older; create a 12 percent tax on the commercial marijuana industry; and speed up the expungement process for people who have prior arrests and convictions for possession or distributing small quantities of marijuana. The vote marks the first official action taken by the state Legislature on recreational marijuana since Murphy took office. On Monday, Murphy declined... Read more →


University of the Sciences Inducts Students into the Alpha Chi National Honor Society

PHILADELPHIA, PA (11/26/2018)-- University of the Sciences inducted 38 new members into its Pennsylvania Kappa Chapter of the Alpha Chi National Honor Society. The annual ceremony was held on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Delaney Booth of Voorhees (08043) Brett Conti of Mount Laurel (08054) Morgan Gilcrest of Gibbstown (08027) Deep Patel of Swedesboro (08085) Kimmara Williams of Burlington (08016) University of the Sciences has prepared students to be leaders and practitioners in the healthcare and science fields for nearly 200 years. Key to its distinctive education is a tradition of hands-on research and experiential learning that is evident in every... Read more →


History Tots winter session open for registration

(National Park, NJ) - Caregivers can now plan ahead and pre-register their children age three and older for the upcoming History Tots winter session to be held at the James and Ann Whitall House at Red Bank Battlefield Park. Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, "With the cold weather moving in, it can be challenging for caregivers to find fun and engaging activities for children. The History Tots Winter Program is designed to create a space for children age three and up to experience local history in an exciting and interactive way." Freeholder Frank J. DiMarco, Liaison to the Department... Read more →


CNB May 2013 Archives: Camden County Law Enforcement Responds to Crisis in Brooklawn

Police set-up a staging area at the corner of Chestnut, Paris and Timber Blvd. The incident began around 1PM and ended at around 6PM. photo credit CNBNEWSNET +++++++++++++++++ UPDATE 7:30pm UPDATE 8pm 8 PM UPDATE--According to Police Chief Francis McKinney, the woman was the only person in the house. "To clear up the rumors. There was no children in the house. The woman did not have a weapon. And, no one was harmed," said the chief. BROOKLAWN NJ--Neighborhoods on the West side of Brooklawn were locked down today because of a woman living in the 200 block of Chestnut Avenue... Read more →


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 →


Spiritual Manpower

by Peter G. Sánchez The Diocese of Camden Photo by Michael Walsh Paging Samuel, with Bill Earley, Paul Israel Forsythe, Alan Trotty, J.D. Hull and Nate Harlow, perform at the Man Up Conference on Nov. 10. HADDONFIELD — The most powerful moment at the first-of-its-kind Man Up South Jersey conference held here at Paul VI High School on Nov. 10, was an impromptu one, right before lunch. During his opening remarks to the men of all ages — numbering almost 500 — the founder of Man Up Philadelphia, Eustace Mita, played a video of street performers from all over the... Read more →


Motivational Speaker Arel Moodie Teams up with Visions Federal Credit Union

ENDWELL, N.Y. – Visions Federal Credit Union has teamed up with author and motivational speaker Arel Moodie to spread the word about the importance of financial literacy to high school seniors. Arel Moodie has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, Yahoo!, PBS, BusinessWeek, and many other national media outlets. Moodie takes his experience over the last 12 years working with hundreds of thousands of students in over 1,000 schools in 48 states and pairs it with research-based strategies to create a highly engaging and impactful one-hour presentation for students. With the help of Visions Federal Credit Union,... Read more →


3 Jefferson Health NJ Associates to be Honored at Dubrow Vocational Celebration Breakfast

In a celebration of empowerment, independence, and seeing the “full light” of their potential, three Jefferson Health - New Jersey associates — Adham Baghdadi, Anthony Goodson, and Helaina Sohn —will be honored at the Samost Jewish Family and Children's Service (JFCS) of Southern New Jersey’s 13th annual Dubrow Vocational Celebration Breakfast on Friday, November 30. The three, along with their supervisors, were filmed “on the job” at various Jefferson Health – New Jersey locations for a tribute video being shown at the event later this month. Baghdadi (file clerk), Goodson (Patient Safety Observer), and Sohn (file clerk) respectively work at... 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 →


Affordable Housing for Veterans Opens in Clayton

(Clayton, NJ) – People for People Foundation in partnershipwith Conifer Realty, joined by NJ Senate President Steve Sweeney, Mayor TomBianco and Gloucester County Freeholder Frank DiMarco, celebrated a ribboncutting on Monday, November 19, 2018 for the 76-unit development with a veteranpreference known as Camp Salute, offering South Jersey residents an affordableplace to call home. NJ Senate President Steve Sweeney said, "A little over ayear ago, we broke ground on this site with the intention of providingaffordable housing for veterans and their families and today we have done justthat. Camp Salute, is the first of its kind in the entire country... Read more →


Day trading versus swing trading: Pros and cons

(CNBNewsnet)(November 26, 2018)--The market of traders is comprised of individuals who classify themselves as either day traders or swing traders. The difference between these two kinds of traders is the strategy employed in the trade. For day traders, the common norm is to make and close several trades in a day. The trade, therefore, revolves around using complex analysis tools and charting systems to arrive at the right trading positions. As for swing trading, traders identify swings in the commodity of trade and thereby create trading objectives over a period of days. Swing traders, therefore, have more time on their... Read more →


6 ARCHDIOCESAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS RECEIVE  NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON AWARD

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 →


New Jersey Troopers Giving Thanks

Last week, Newark Station troopers, members of the Recruiting unit, and members of the New Jersey Latino American Trooper Society spearheaded operation "Giving Thanks" to distribute Thanksgiving dinners to families in Middlesex, Union, and Essex Counties. Troopers worked alongside members of the Notre Dame Alumni Association, Elizabeth Cuban Lions, McCabe Ambulance, New Brunswick, Perth Amboy, and Elizabeth Public Schools to identify families in need and distribute the meals. The meals were donated by Wakefern Food Corp., Pepsi, and Entenmann's. Great job by all involved! Pictures courtesy of Reynold Lambert Photography & Films Read more →


OFFICER DOWN:

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 →


NJ News Commons: FORMER HOBOKEN MAYOR PETER CAMMARANO FINED $95K

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission has fined former Hoboken Mayor Peter J. Cammarano III, as well as members of his 2009 mayoral slate, for not reporting more than $1 million in contributions, according to court documents. The fines, totaling $95,330, come more than nine years after Cammarano was arrested as part of a federal corruption sting that netted 46 high-profile arrests of public officials across the state. (Jersey Journal) AT 15 CASES, MEASLES OUTBREAK MIGHT REACH PASSAIC The state Department of Health says there are now 15 confirmed cases in the measles outbreak that began Oct. 24, and... 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 →


Photographer-to-the-Stars Timothy White Nominated for New Jersey Hall of Fame Award

Photo by Timothy White New Jersey native and celebrity portrait photographer Timothy White has been honored with a nomination for the 2018 New Jersey Hall of Fame Awards. White is nominated in the Arts & Letters category along with Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin, Red Badge of Courage author Stephen Crane, and mathematician John Forbes Nash, Jr., among others. Also nominated for this year's awards (in the Performing Arts Category) is White's longtime friend and subject of many of his photographs, Whoopi Goldberg. Past inductees into the New Jersey Hall of Fame include Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi,... Read more →


New Jersey Wounded Marine Veteran Honored

Last week, New Jersey Troopers assisted the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) by escorting Gunnery Sergeant Thomas McRae to New York City for the Thanksgiving Day Parade. Linda Thompson, community coordinator for the FDNY, organized the event in conjunction with the Wounded Warrior Project. Sgt McRae is a United States Marine who was injured in Afghanistan in 2012 when he stepped on an improvised explosive device. As a result of the explosion, Sgt. McRae lost both legs above the knees, lost his left arm above the elbow, and sustained a severe head wound. In spite his traumatic injuries, Sgt.... 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 →