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February 8, 2019

Middle Creek, Pa Snow Geese Migration Beginning

x MIDDLE CREEK WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA-- Groups of birds have started to arrive at Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area, located in Lebanon and Lancaster counties. The warm spell we had in the middle of the week allowed the main lake to unfreeze in certain areas and melt most of the snow covering nearby fields. At this point there are roughly 10,000 snow geese. With the forecasted weather to stay above freezing, the bulk of the migration should be starting shortly. The Pennsylvania Game Commission reminds... Read more →


Reducing Deer Numbers in Bedford & Blair Counties, Pennsylvania Will Not Happen This Year

HARRISBURG, PA - The Pennsylvania Game Commission has not received the necessary support from landowners in Bedford and Blair counties to move forward with plans to reduce the deer population in a 100-square-mile area as part of a pilot project on chronic wasting disease (CWD). Reducing deer numbers was part of a strategy to reduce the effect and spread of CWD. Other phases of the project, including placing GPS collars on deer to study their movements and survival, will continue. And it’s hoped that, by... Read more →


Mazzeo and Armato Statement on Federal Threat to Online Gambling Industry in New Jersey 

CNBNews graphics file (TRENTON)(February 8, 2019)(CNBNewsnet) – In response to the recent legal opinion from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) finding that federal criminal law could apply to state-sanctioned online gambling, Assemblymen Vince Mazzeo and John Armato released the following statement: “For the past five years, New Jersey has built a successful, regulated online gambling industry that has been absolutely essential to Atlantic City’s revitalization,” said Mazzeo (D-Atlantic). “It has created thousands of jobs for people who work in online and casino gaming, an... Read more →


Officer Down: Milwaukee Police Officer Matthew Rittner Shot and Killed During a Narcotics Search

MATTHEW RITTNER Milwaukee Police Department, Wisconsin End of Watch Wednesday, February 6, 2019 MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN (February 8, 2019)--Police Officer Matthew Rittner, age 35, was shot and killed as he executed a narcotics and firearms related search warrant at a home in the 2900 block of South 12th Street near West Dakota Street. As the Tactical Enforcement Unit made entry into the home a suspect opened fire with a high-powered rifle, striking Officer Rittner in the chest. Officer Rittner was transported to Froedtert Hospital where he... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: NJ MOVES CLOSER TO PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED SUICIDE BILL

After a dramatic hearing on Thursday, the Senate Health Committee approved a bill that would make it legal for terminally ill patients to "die with dignity" by taking life-ending medication given to them by a doctor in New Jersey. The bill, if passed by both houses and then signed by Gov. Phil Murphy, would make New Jersey the seventh state to legalize physician-assisted suicide (via "right to die" laws). Murphy has not revealed whether he supports or opposes it. (NJ.com) SENATE COMMITTEE APPROVES NEW SEVERANCE... Read more →


Trenton Drug Dealer Charged with Causing the Death of Mansfield Customer Who Fatally OD

TRENTON, NJ (February 8, 2019)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mansfield Township Police Chief Ronald Mulhall announced that a Trenton drug dealer was charged Wednesday with causing the death of a customer by supplying the heroin that led to the Mansfield resident’s fatal overdose last summer. Darius Beckett, 29, (photo) of the 100 block of Academy Street, was charged with Strict Liability for Drug-Induced Death (First Degree), Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Third Degree), Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Third Degree), Possession of... Read more →


Johnstown PA Opioid Treatment Owner Indicted for Unlawfully Dispensing CDS and Money Laundering

PITTSBURGH, PA. - The owner and operator of SKS Associates, Inc. (SKS) has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of conspiracy to unlawfully distribute controlled substances, using or maintaining a drug involved premises, conspiracy to commit health care fraud and money laundering, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. The five-count Indictment, returned on Feb. 5, named Stephen K. Shaner, 69, of Bulger, PA. According to the indictment presented to the court, Shaner owns and operates SKS, a clinic... Read more →


Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice Announces 2019 Gala Details; Event is February 9th

Former Philadelphia Eagle Jon Runyan Named Emcee, Three Local Families to be Honored Gala Family Honorees- Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice will recognize three local families for their dedication to the organization throughout the years at the organization’s 2019 Annual Gala. The 2019 family honorees include, from left: Kathy and Cliff Mancine (pictured) and the Mancine family of Cinnaminson; Andrea and Darryl Gladden (pictured) and the Gladden family of Willingboro; and Mary Beth and Carl Buehler (pictured) and the Buehler family of Marlton. Marlton, NJ –... Read more →


WATCH VIDEO:

The Dinkheller Documentary Tells The Real Story

CNB Editor's Note: Above police cam video on the incident courtesy of YouTube ****** CAPE MAY COUNTY, NJ--My name is Joe Berg, and I am the President and State Delegate of Cape May County PBA Local 401, representing the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office. I wanted to reach out and let your readers know about an upcoming event hosted by Local 401. It is a discussion of the film Dinkheller. Below you will find some brief information on the film, Dinkheller Film Description: Twenty years... Read more →


Mount Sinai and USC Researchers Develop Prostate Cancer Prediction Tool

That Has Unmatched Accuracy Current tools used to predict prostate cancer progression are generally subjective in nature, leading to differing interpretations among clinicians Newswise — New York, NY (February 7, 2019) — A team of researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC) have developed a novel machine-learning framework that distinguishes between low- and high-risk prostate cancer with more precision than ever before. The framework, described in a Scientific Reports paper... Read more →


Maple Shade High School Coach Arrested for Having Sex with Student

Defendant also works at the school as a paraprofessional MAPLE SHADE NJ (February 8, 2019)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Maple Shade Acting Police Chief Christopher Fletcher announced that an assistant football coach at Maple Shade High School was charged today with having sex with a female student who attends the school. Mark Kinney, (photo) age 31, of the 700 block of Millbridge Road in Clementon, was charged with two counts of Sexual Assault (Second Degree), Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Second Degree) and... Read more →


NJTV New Season of Pasta & Politics

Jon Bramnick and Nick Acocella cook up conversation in the Season 4 premiere of Pasta & Politics on NJTV. February 7, 2019 – HOBOKEN, NJ — Join New Jersey journalist and Politifax editor Nick Acocella as he combines his two passions — Italian food and politics — for the fourth season of his deliciously different talk show, Pasta & Politics with Nick Acocella, airing Wednesdays at 8pm beginning February 13 on NJTV. In the season premiere, airing Wednesday, February 13 at 8pm, Acocella cooks up... Read more →


Catholic Charities Appeal Partners with Philadelphia Flyers for a Night of Fun

PHILADELPHIA PA--The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Catholic Charities Appeal (CCA) will partner with the Philadelphia Flyers to host a night of family fun at the Wells Fargo Center. A portion of the proceeds from each ticket purchased through a dedicated link will go directly to CCA. Monday, February 11, 2019 7:00 p.m. Philadelphia Flyers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins The Wells Fargo Center 3601 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19148 CCA is the largest annual fundraising initiative in the Archdiocese. This year’s Appeal will be a channel of... Read more →


So what is this “Donut with Dudes” and “Muffins with My Lady” about? 

Loring Flemming Elementary School Principal 135 Little Gloucester Road, Blackwood, 08081 Dear Parents and/or Guardians, The traditional African proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child” has been widely quoted when examining the partnerships required during the maturation of our youth. Our “village” has never been more necessary than it is today. We live in a fast-paced, instant information, and pressure-packed world. Today’s children are faced with a myriad of both challenges and opportunities. Navigating parenthood can be a daunting undertaking, so partnerships and... Read more →


How an Attorney Can Help You After a Car Accident

(February 8, 2019)--Anyone who has ever been in a car accident has probably pondered the idea of hiring an attorney. Maybe you have recently been involved in an accident and are wondering this very question. If so, be advised that there are certain ways in which personal injury lawyers could help you, including the following. Dealing with the Insurance Company If you haven’t already gotten one, it won’t be long until you receive a telephone call from your insurance company. You may have been paying... Read more →


NJ Politics: Bucco Bill Establishes Grace Period for Late Water & Sewer Bills

TRENTON, NJ (February 7, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)New Jersey residents who fall behind on their water and sewer bills would be given a 30-day grace period before interest begins to accrue, under legislation sponsored by Senator Anthony Bucco. The bill, S-2066, was today advanced by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee. “When you’re already coping with the highest property taxes in the country, it can be pretty easy to fall behind on your utility bills,” Senator Anthony Bucco (R-26) said. “Giving consumers a 30-day break before interest starts... Read more →


Can we just eat chocolate all day?

PHILADELPHIA, PA (February 7, 2019)----Bring your friends, family, and sweet-tooth to the Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest for Sweets & Stouts. Enjoy sweet samples and tasty treats from our Candy Bar, Chickie's & Pete's, Garces Group, Skelly's Amusements, and Franklin Fountain. For those 21+ we have stouts from Fordham and Dominion Brewing, Twin Lakes Brewing Company and more. Guaranteed to satisfied that sweet guilty pleasure. AND THEN.... Celebrate Valentine's Day in a Winter Wonderland! For you and that special someone, we have the perfect date night:... Read more →


New Gateway Development Commission Approved by NJ Senate Transportation Committee

Diegnan, Kean laud NJ-NY-Amtrak partnership as critical to build new tunnels, expand rail capacity and spur economic growth Trenton NJ (February 7, 2019)-– Legislation sponsored by Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. and Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean creating the Gateway Development Commission was approved on Thursday by the Senate Transportation Committee. “Funding the Gateway Project is a top priority of Governor Murphy and the Legislature,” said Senator Diegnan (D-Middlesex). “This bipartisan bill will facilitate planning and construction by creating the framework for... Read more →