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December 8, 2018

Obituary: Michael J. Brown, of Collingswood; formerly of Bellmawr, Age 49

August 04, 1969 - December 06, 2018 Michael J. Brown, on December 6, 2018, of Collingswood; formerly of Bellmawr. Age 49. Beloved son of John and Carol (nee O’Shea) Brown. Devoted brother of Kevin Brown (Meg) and the late Christopher. Loving uncle of Colin, Patrick, and Liam Ryder and Owen,... Read more →

Gibbsboro Police Crime Alert: Reports of smash and grab car burglaries reported

There have been multiple reports of smash and grab vehicle burglaries in Gibbsboro and surrounding areas. While there’s no way to 100% deter these kinds of thieves, there are some common-sense steps you can take to make your vehicle a much less appealing target. Above all, thieves look for opportunities.... Read more →

Letters to the Editor: The Cost of Health Coverage in New Jersey is Going Down, says Menendez

Here’s something you don’t hear often: the cost of health care coverage in New Jersey is actually going down! That’s right. Rates for many New Jersey plans in the Healthcare.govmarketplace are cheaper for 2019 than they were in 2018. But you can’t get these savings if you don’t enroll by... Read more →

In Philadelphia, a Progressive D.A. Tests the Power — and Learns the Limits — of His Office

This guy will ruin our country if allowed... By Ben Austen/ New York Times photo courtesy of Larry Krasner On a tour of law schools this fall to recruit young prosecutors, the Philadelphia district attorney began his pitch at the University of Chicago by denouncing the profession he hoped many... Read more →

Coast Guard Rescues Four People After Fishing Vessel Caught Fire 16-Miles from Cape May NJ

Courtesy Photo A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Cape May, New Jersey, approaches the adrift fishing vessel Ocean Pearl about 16 miles southeast of Cape May, Dec. 8, 2018. The four people aboard the Ocean Pearl abandoned ship and were rescued from their life raft after an... Read more →

Coast Guard monitoring salvage of partially-sunken vessel in Manasquan Inlet, NJ

Courtesy Photo U.S. Coast Guard District 5 The commercial fishing vessel Miss Kathleen sits aground and partially-sunken near Dog Beach in Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey, Dec. 8, 2018. The Miss Kathleen’s captain intentionally grounded the vessel after it allided with the inlet’s northern jetty and began taking on water around... Read more →

Cinnaminson's Isaiah Buchanan Sentenced for Crash that Killed 15-Year- Old Passenger

CNBNews graphics file MOUNT HOLLY NJ (December 7,2018)(CNBNewsnet) - Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that the impaired driver of a stolen vehicle who crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer last year, killing his 15-year-old passenger, was sentenced today to 14 years in New Jersey state prison. The Hon.... Read more →


Gloucester Township, New Jersey — Gloucester Township’s Mayor David R. Mayer and Township Council will be hosting the annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Sunday, December 9th at Veterans Park. The Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is one of the most highly anticipated holiday events of the year where hundreds of community... Read more →

Holiday Activities in NJ Parks Include Victorian Christmas, Re-Enactment of Washington Crossing the Delaware River

TRENTON NJ (December 7, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)- Historic Christmases in New Jersey ranging from the American Revolution to the Victorian era and modern day are among the highlights of annual holiday activities planned this month at state parks. Ringwood Manor at Ringwood State Park in Passaic County is hosting the 43rd Annual... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: The Grieving Dog

Dawn Watson/CNBnewsnet Dogs grieve. Their grief may be perceived as something different than the grief experienced by humans but when someone with whom Fido has become attached is no longer there, he will let you know his feelings. When a close member of Fido’s pack passes away he may act... Read more →

Guest Opinion: Boston Globe Rejects Request For Data

December 6, 2018 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on his recent dealings with Boston Globe officials: On November 4, there was a front-page story in the Boston Globe alleging that more than 130 bishops, or about a third of those still living, have been accused of "failing to adequately... Read more →

Attorney General, DEP File Lawsuits Across New Jersey Targeting Polluters

in Lower-Income and Minority Communities CAMDEN City NJ (December 6, 2018)- – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe today announced the filing of eight separate lawsuits focused on addressing pollution and environmental hazards in minority and lower-income communities across the state. The... Read more →

Wild Lights Winter Holiday Festival Opens at Elmwood Park Zoo

GES Events designed and created many fantastical, animal-specific light attractions including a dazzling 30-foot-tall tree with soaring electric eagles alighting on top. (Photo: Business Wire) NORRISTOWN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GES Events, a global experiential marketing partner to many of the world’s leading companies collaborated with the historic Elmwood Park Zoo, located outside... Read more →

NJ Transit Launches Customer Focused Communications Initiative

NEWARK, NJ (December 6, 2018)— NJ TRANSIT today launched a new comprehensive communications initiative aimed at improving the customer experience. The effort, entitled “Engage. Inform. Improve.” focuses on addressing customer needs, providing more timely information, and improving all customer touchpoints including announcements, station and facility conditions, and the onboard experience.... Read more →

PET VET: Pennsylvania Farm Show 2019 Jan. 5; Free Series for Horse Owners & Enthusiasts Alike

Saturday, January 05, 2019 8:00 AM –5:00 PM Address: North Cameron and Maclay Streets Location: Harrisburg, PA Pennsylvania Farm Show Penn Vet is a proud annual exhibitor at Pennsylvania's Farm Show in Harrisburg. Volunteer to help staff the Penn Vet booth where attendees can learn more information and find fun,... Read more →

Paterson Police Officer Admits Concealing Civil Rights Crime

In Connection With Another Officer’s Assault Of Attempted Suicide Victim NEWARK, N.J. – A City of Paterson police officer today admitted concealing the assault of an attempted suicide victim by another police officer at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Paterson, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Police Officer Roger Then, 29,... Read more →

NJBIA Statement on $15 Minimum Wage Bill

CNBNews graphics file NJBIA President & CEO Michele N. Siekerka, Esq. issued the following statement regarding a bill introduced by Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin today raising New Jersey's minimum wage to $15 an hour. "The bill begins to address some of the issues we have previously raised, relative to the... Read more →

Urgent Need for SECURES Act, Requiring Seat Belts on School Buses

CNBNews graphics file Gottheimer Calls on Congress to Pass Bus Safety Legislation Before End of Year TRENTON NJ (December 2018)--This week, the United States experienced three fatal accidents involving buses carrying school children. The spate of crashes during the holiday season heightens the urgent need for Congress to take action... Read more →