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December 15, 2018

Holiday Festival in Philly; 5 Weeks of Free Fun

Philadelphia, PA (December 2018)(CNBNewsnet) – Mayor Jim Kenney kicked off the holiday season in Philadelphia by announcing details of the third annual Philly Holiday Festival presented by One Liberty Observation Deck. The festival officially begins with the 6abc/Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, November 22 and continues through the annual SugarHouse Casino Mummers Day Parade on New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Throughout the festival’s five-week run, residents and visitors including The Philly Holiday Tree — powered by NRG at Philadelphia’s City Hall.... Read more →

Officer Down: North Carolina Police Officer Jason Quick; Struck and Killed by Vehicle

CNBNews graphics file Police Officer Jason Quick Lumberton Police Department, North Carolina End of Watch Saturday, December 15, 2018 Police Officer Jason Quick was struck and killed by a vehicle while investigating another crash on I-95, near exit 22, at 6:50 am. Rescue personnel and another officer who were already at the scene immediately rendered aid. He was transported to Southeastern Regional Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements: Chief of... Read more →

Officer Down: Police Officer Edgar Isidro Flores Shot and Killed During Traffic Stop; Age 24

Police Officer Edgar Isidro Flores DeKalb County Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Thursday, December 13, 2018 Police Officer Edgar Flores, age 24, was shot and killed during a traffic stop on Candler Road, near I-20, at approximately 5:00 pm. During the course of the traffic stop, the suspect fled on foot with Officer Flores in pursuit. The man opened fire on Officer Flores, fatally wounding him, as he continued to flee. The man was later shot and killed after he shot a police canine... Read more →

Anna May O'Malley, of Gloucester City; Active St. Mary's Church Parishioner & Seniors Club Member

Anna Mae O’Malley Gloucester City – Surrounded by her loving family, on December 14, 2018, at the age of 88. (nee McLaughlin) Formerly of Darby, PA. Loving wife of the late Frederick J. O’Malley, Jr. Loving mother of Frederick J., III (Patricia), Joseph, Francis (Anabelle), Anne Delengowski (late Thomas) and Elizabeth Walton (Edward). Cherished grandmother of Michael O’Malley, Ryan O’Malley, Kaitlyn, TJ and Joseph Delengowski and Sean, Dan, Mike and Erin Walton. Dear sister of the late Rose Marie McLaughlin. Anna Mae was a proud... Read more →

Kimmel Center to Host over 100 Regional Tuba, Sousaphone, and Euphonium Players Sunday

Kimmel Center CELEBRATE THE SOUNDS OF THE SEASON AT TUBA CHRISTMAS A FREE HOLIDAY EVENT WHAT: One of the Kimmel Center’s favorite holiday events, Tuba Christmas returns with its joyous presentation of holidays classics in our Commonwealth Plaza. Attendees are invited to this FREE performance where over 100 regional tuba, sousaphone, and euphonium musicians come together to put on a show for all ages. 2018 marks the 45th anniversary for Tuba Christmas concerts and events, which are presented during the holiday season all over the... Read more →

Funeral Services Held for David and Joanne Boyer of Gloucester City

David and Joanne Boyer Obituary for Joanne Boyer On December 4, 2018, (nee Hopkins) of Gloucester City, NJ, age 67. She was the beloved wife of the late David N. Boyer, loving mother of Daniel Monk, Jr. (Jen), Timothy Monk (Eileen), James Monk (Renee), Denise Monk (Mark), Paula Abate and dear sister of Michael Hopkins (Vickie) and the late Joseph Hopkins (Phyllis). She is also survived by 16 dear grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and her large extended family. Joanne enjoyed spending time with her family and... Read more →

Obituary: William T. Miencke Jr., of Voorhees

William T. Meincke, Jr. of Voorhees and formerly of Trenton died on December 13, 2018 at the age of 84. Survived by his sister, Charlotte Carson. Graveside services in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Burlington on Thursday, December 20th at 10 am. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of William T. Meincke, Jr. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: Sergeant Matthew MorenoLas Animas County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

Sergeant Matthew Moreno Las Animas County Sheriff's Office, Colorado End of Watch Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Sergeant Matthew Moreno was killed in a vehicle crash on Highway 12, near Valdez, while responding to a domestic incident at 8:00 pm. Sergeant Moreno's patrol pickup and a second patrol vehicle both collided with a vehicle that was traveling in the opposite direction. Sergeant Moreno and the two occupants of the other vehicle, including an infant, all succumbed to their injuries. A deputy in Sergeant Moreno's vehicle and... Read more →

Obituary: Catherine Procopio of Pittsgrove Twp.

Catherine Procopio of Pittsgrove Twp., formerly of Williamstown, died on n December 9, 2018 at the age of 47. Catholic Graveside Service private at Lawn Cemetery, Bridgeton. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME Gloucester City; mccannhealey.com Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: December 3 through December 9

Reminder for the week: Don’t forget to download our app – DENRP Tip DOVER (Dec.14, 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, DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Dec. 3-9 made 1,913 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 40 citations. Officers responded to 50 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to... Read more →

Obituary: Todd D. Dehner Jr., of West Deptford

Todd D. Dehner, Jr. On December 11, 2018. Age 30. Born in Voorhees, he is the son of Todd D. Dehner, Sr. and Jacqueline (Griffith) Dehner. Todd is also survived by his son, Tyler Dehner; older sister, Laura A. Dehner, his grandfather, Milford Dehner, aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews Michael and Nicholas, and niece, Skyler. Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Todd D. Dehner, Jr. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries... Read more →

CNBNews May 2013 Archives: If Nutter’s Stupidity Were Taxed, Philly Would Be Rich

published Friday, May 24, 2013 related FREINDLY FIRE BY CHRIS FREIND | CNBNewsnet I swore I was done. I promised I would never waste another column writing about how pathetic Philadelphia is. And how its complacent residents and businessmen get exactly what they deserve. Washing my hands of all things Philly, I pledged, most importantly, to never again comment on Michael Nutter, who is, without a doubt, America’s most obtuse, clueless and excruciatingly boring mayor. But I failed. It is simply impossible not to rip... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Housebreaking

Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 15, 2018)Here is the easiest way in which to housebreak your dog: 1. Take the dog outside. Say, “Go potty” in a calm, firm voice. 2. If the dog is successful, praise him and reward him. 3. If the dog is unsuccessful bring him back into the house and crate or otherwise separate him for about ten minutes. 4. If the dog urinates in the house during this period of time, say “No” and quickly take him... Read more →

Our Nation’s Health: Obesity Rate at All-Time High

...Childhood Poverty Continues to Decline Hawaii is the healthiest state in 2018; Louisiana faces most challenges New tool helps states understand key health insights to improve their overall rank December 12, 2018 MINNETONKA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The nation’s obesity rate has reached the highest-ever level this year, according to the United Health Foundation’s 2018 America’s Health Rankings® Annual Report. Obesity is a leading contributor to cardiovascular disease, cancer and other conditions. Additionally, an increase in drug deaths, suicides and cardiovascular disease deaths is contributing to an increase... Read more →

Five Murals in Your Neighborhood: Southeast Philly

by: Laura Kochman & Aubrey Fink Parts Per Million by Ben Volta, in progress. Photo by Steve Weinik. No matter what neighborhood you call home, there’s a mural that you walk by every day. Over time, public artworks become part of a community’s identity, and we’re celebrating by calling out five murals in every Philly neighborhood. Explore the southeast side of the city with us in the fifth installment of this series, looking at public art in an area densely populated by new immigrants and... Read more →

Atlantic City Electric Begins $25 million Project to Enhance Service for Customers

in Camden and Gloucester Counties MAYS LANDING, N.J. (December 13, 2018) – Atlantic City Electric has begun work on a $25 million project to enhance electric service for more than 83,000 customers in Camden and Gloucester counties. This work, which will occur through June 2019, includes the installation of a new electric transmission line, new weather resistant poles, new modern electric devices, and enhanced tree trimming. “We are working every day to provide safe and reliable service for our customers and communities,” said Gary Stockbridge,... Read more →

Two Delaware Residents Arrested for Weapons and Poaching Violations

DOVER (Dec. 12, 2018) – DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers arrested two Sussex County men last night for multiple weapons and poaching violations while investigating a report of individuals trespassing to hunt near Millsboro. Brendon Dibble, 20, of Millsboro, was charged with one count each of possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, unlicensed hunting, trespassing to hunt, and failure to display required hunter orange during a firearms deer season. Dibble was arraigned through Sussex County Justice of the Peace Court... Read more →

Gloucester City Police Made 337 Calls Over the Past Week

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (December 15, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester City Police between December 7 and December 13, made (40) traffic stops and (168) property/business checks. Officers made (15) arrests, responded to (12) domestic disputes, and managed (337) calls for service. In other matters, 12/7 (12:09 am) An investigation into a suspicious occupied vehicle parked at the Citgo lot on Broadway conducted by Cpl. Bill Lessig resulted with the arrests of two individuals. Edward Weatherly (22), a resident of National Park and Maddison D. Mecca (20), a resident of... Read more →

Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty to International Email Impersonation/Fraud Scam

BOSTON (December 13,2018) – A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Boston in connection with a scam in which he and co-conspirators defrauded victims by pretending to be employees of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Frank Gregory Cedeno, 27, of Mahanoy City, Penn., pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering. U.S. District Court Senior Judge George A. O’Toole, Jr. scheduled sentencing for March 21, 2019. In January 2018, Cedeno was charged and arrested. From... Read more →

WATCH: Kansas Legion Family delivers gifts, smiles to children at Fort Riley

By Henry Howard DEC 10, 2018 After retiring from the Army as a non-commissioned officer, Roger Beckley wanted to continue to serve. Beckley’s most recent commanding officer title could be described as head elf, leading the Department of Kansas’ Operation North Pole at Fort Riley, on Dec. 7-8. During Operation North Pole, which began about seven years ago, American Legion Family members distribute hundreds of toys to children whose parents are either deployed or in the warrior transition battalion (WTB) at Riley. “As a senior... Read more →


CAMDEN CITY, NJ--Wednesday, December 12, 2018, Andre Wesley, 32, of Willingboro, was sentenced to 70 years in New Jersey State Prison by the Honorable Judge Gwendolyn Blue of the New Jersey Superior Court. Wesley is required to serve at least 59 years and 6 months of his sentence before he is eligible for parole. Wesley is also subject to the full penalties of Megan’s Law and Parole Supervision for Life. Andrew Wesley was found guilty by a jury of 17 counts including Kidnapping, Attempted Murder,... Read more →