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February 9, 2019

Camden County Health Department issues “Code Blue”

CNBNews graphics file (Gloucester Township, NJ) – Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez, liaison to the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services, advises municipalities that Camden County will be under a Code Blue Alert this weekend. The Health Officer issued the Code Blue Alert for Camden County effective from 7 p.m. on Feb. 8 until 7 a.m. on Feb. 9, and from 7 p.m. on Feb. 9 until 7 a.m. Feb. 10. “Temperatures could drop below 20 degrees overnight this weekend. During these extreme conditions, we... Read more →


The 1,651-foot-long bridge main span scheduled to open at 5 a.m. Monday, February 11; Main span will allow for two 12-foot lanes in each direction plus shoulders; Work to complete approach roads to bridge main span, along with work on ramp to local streets and other site restoration work to be completed in the spring The Port Authority announced today that the 1,651-foot-long, four-lane roadway on the main span of the new Bayonne Bridge will be completed this weekend – allowing the crossing to open... Read more →

Lindenwold Man Charged with Pos. of Porn

Steven Smith LINDENWOLD, NJ --Steven Smith, 21, of Lindenwold, was charged with Possession of Child Pornography according to Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Lindenwold Police Chief Thomas Brennan. Detectives from the High-Tech Crimes Unit (HTCU) of the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Members of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) – Cherry Hill Office executed a search warrant on February 8, 2019, for Steven Smith’s residence on Columbia Avenue in Lindenwold. The search warrant was a result of a cyber tip the Camden County Prosecutor’s... Read more →

Marcal Plant Fire workers may have many questions in regards to their future.

Jersey City,New Jersey (PR MediaRelease) February 7, 2019 Panic and uncertainty surround the future of the nearly 500 workers who have effectively been displaced by the fire that consumed the historic building. One thing, however is certain; that the workers retain their workplace rights. These may include the right to file workers compensation claims for any accidents that had occurred over the last few years; the right to get their lungs and hearing tested to determine if any breathing problems, bronchitis or hearing loss are... Read more →

January 2019 climate narrative from the Office of the NJ State Climatologist

Overview Image courtesy of https://news4sanantonio.com/ Ambivalence January 2019 Summary Dr. David A. Robinson New Jersey State Climatologist NJ Agricultural Experiment Station Rutgers University February 6, 2019 If there was one thing the weather of January did not possess, it was a consistent identity. Though one might say that conditions during the first month of 2019 were consistently inconsistent, oftentimes with rapid transitions. Yet when all was said and done, conditions did not average too much from the long term norm. Statewide, the average temperature of... Read more →

Philadelphia Union Sign Mexican National Team Midfielder Marco Fabián

29-year-old attacking midfielder joins Union as Designated Player; Two-time FIFA World Cup participant, Olympic gold medalist transfers to Philadelphia from German topflight side Eintracht Frankfurt CHESTER, Pa. (February 8, 2019) – Philadelphia Union announced today that the club has agreed to a deal with German Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt for the transfer of two-time FIFA World Cup and Mexico National Team midfielder Marco Fabián (pronounced: Fah-bee-AHN). Fabián will be added to the Union’s active roster following receipt of his International Transfer Certificate and P1 Visa... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: January Border Apprehensions Remain High

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection released January border enforcement statistics today. These border enforcement statistics show a sustained, high volume of families and unaccompanied children from Central America are attempting to cross the Southwest border. Large groups of 100 or more people, many of which are families from Central America, are increasingly crossing the border illegally in remote areas. As of January, U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents encountered 58 large groups so far this year compared to 13 during this same period in... Read more →

HELP WANTED: Office Supply Delivery Driver

CNBNews graphics file Job LocationsUS-NJ-Bellmawr Requisition ID 2019-2516 Position Type Full Time Shift Type First Shift Category Distribution/Transportation/Warehouse Overview Makes deliveries to W.B. Mason customers with a focus on timeliness and customer service. Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities Makes timely deliveries to customers – placing items to customer specification Ensures correct items are off-loaded at each stop Develops and maintains outstanding working relationships with customers Plans and carries out daily route to ensure that all deliveries are made Communicates issues to supervisor in a timely... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Woman Arrested at JFK International Airport for Using False Passport

February 8, 2019 JAMAICA, NY — On January 19, 2019, a 26-year-old woman traveling from Mexico City, Mexico presented herself for inspection, with a United States passport, to a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer. The CBP officer suspected the subject may be an imposter to the travel document so he escorted the passenger to another area for further inspection. The CBP officer utilized a new technology which uses facial recognition to determine if the passenger was, in fact, the true bearer of the U.S.... Read more →

Obituary: Edward F. Stephany, of Runnemede; Korean War Purple Heart Recipients

Edward F. Stephany, on February 7, 2019, of Runnemede, formerly of Southwest Philadelphia. Age 87. Beloved husband of the late Anselma (nee Miller). Devoted father of Edward M. Stephany (Mary Ann), Thomas A. Stephany and Joann Mannion (Raymond). Loving Poppy of Kevin, Mark and Natalie and great grandpop of Eric and Maxwell. Dear brother of Helen Connally and preceded in death by four other siblings. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mr. Stephany proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict, receiving... Read more →

Obituary: Patricia Ann Brown, 84, formerly of Franklinville, Audubon, and Bellmawr

CNBNews graphics file Patricia Ann Brown (nee Bowen), age 84, passed away peacefully at Jefferson Health Care Center – Long Term Care on February 7, 2019. Formerly of Franklinville, Audubon, and Bellmawr. Beloved wife of 39 years to the late George E. Brown and her longtime companion Robert Labruzzio. Survived by her loving sister Betty Howey and the late Doris, Vera, Jean, and Virginia and sister-in-law of the late James and Dorothy Brown, as well as her special friends and caregivers Chuck Lezenby, Chuck Mahoney,... Read more →

Exhibit Highlighting the Anointed News Journal Opens at Camden County Historical Societ

12:32:52 2019-02-09 CAMDEN CITY, NJ (February 2019)The Camden County Historical Society is excited to announce the opening of a new exhibit highlighting the Anointed News Journal in their African American History Room on Sunday, February 10th from 2-6pm. The exhibit celebrates 25 years of history recorded in this weekly newspaper published in Camden City, and includes the front page of every edition. For 25 years, Anointed News Journal has been committed to providing positive press of Camden. Many local people in Camden and surrounding areas... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Loving a Special Needs Dog

Dawn Watson | CNBNews Contributor People often ask why I care for elderly and special needs dogs. I generally answer by saying that they need me. But the truth is, I need them. There are many folks whose main priority in life is to nurture. We thrive only when having someone to care for. When a rescue reaches out to me, describing a small dog abandoned because of blindness, old age, or other disabilities I step in. I can’t say no. There are benefits to... Read more →


Image source Pinterest 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... Read more →

A Brush with the Law

Prominent Gallery Owner Sentenced for Defrauding Clients The fine art world trades largely on names—names like da Vinci, Picasso, and Cézanne that can make the value of a canvas soar, and the names of dealers and gallery owners who operate in this rarified air by virtue of their own reputation and renown. Ezra Chowaiki was one of those dealers, and his gallery on New York’s Park Avenue catered to art collectors, buyers, and sellers from around the globe. But in September 2018, Chowaiki was sentenced... Read more →

Ohio Man Admits Armed Robbery of Orange NJ Mobile Communications Company Retail Store

CNBNews graphics file NEWARK, N.J. – An Ohio man admitted today he robbed a mobile communications company retail store in Orange, New Jersey, at gunpoint in June 2016, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Frederick A. White, 46, pleaded guilty to one count of Hobbs Act robbery and one count of brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence before U.S. District Judge Claire C. Cecchi in Newark federal court after opening statements in his trial had concluded. According to documents filed in this case and... Read more →

Monroe County Man Guilty In Black P-Stone’s Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

CNBNews graphics file Middle District of Pennsylvania SCRANTON - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Arthur Taylor, age 36, of Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty on February 1, 2019, before U.S. District Court Judge Malachy E. Mannion to participating in a drug trafficking conspiracy. According to United States Attorney David J. Freed, Taylor participated in a drug trafficking conspiracy that was responsible for distributing more than 100 grams of heroin (equivalent to more than 4,000 retail bags), marijuana, crack... Read more →

York Man Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

Middle District of Pennsylvania HARRISBURG – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Nagy Mohamed Abdelhamed, age 68, of York, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge John E. Jones to health care fraud for his fraudulent receipt of Medicaid and SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, formerly known as Food Stamp) benefits. According to United States Attorney David J. Freed, Abdelhamed admitted he applied for Medicaid and SNAP benefits with the York County Assistance Office in August 2014... Read more →

AC Electric Grid Improvements Help Customers

Sustained investments in the local energy grid continue to enhance customer experience across South Jersey MAYS LANDING, N.J. (Feb. 7, 2019) – Energy customers across South Jersey are continuing to experience improvements in the reliability of their energy service, a result of Atlantic City Electric’s ongoing efforts to modernize the local energy grid. Over the last five years, ongoing investments in the local energy grid have reduced the frequency of power outages by 22 percent for Atlantic City Electric customers. And when outages did occur,... Read more →