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February 11, 2019

Part 1: Early History of City of Gloucester City

The Tercentenary Committee formed by Gloucester City Mayor Louis A. Kelly in January 1962 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--The year 1964 was the 341st anniversary of the State of New Jersey (1664 to 1964). That year Gloucester City's Mayor and Council authorized a Tercentenary Celebration with a number of events planned to emphasized Gloucester City's rich history. In 1964 a 50-page booklet titled THE HISTORY OF GLOUCESTER CITY compiled by the Gloucester City Jaycees, with the help of the Gloucester... Read more →


THE PUSH TO MAKE MEDICAID IN NJ EFFECTIVE, EFFICIENT

Almost one in five New Jersey residents are on Medicaid, and a bunch of people are trying to make the system more efficient (like with value-based payments). On Friday, the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute unveiled the Medicaid Policy Center. On Thursday, the state's Department of Human Services announced the new Office of Medicaid Innovation. (NJ Spotlight). COUNCIL APPROVES HIGHER POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS At a public meeting on Thursday, Roselle Park Council approved a 'Pay-to-Play' ordinance. Now, businesses can contribute up to $37,000 to a... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Lower Twp. Police to Honor the 25th Anniversary of Fallen Comrade

Officer David C. Douglass, Sr LOWER TOWNSHIP, NJ--On Monday, February 18, 2019, the Lower Township Police Department will commemorate the 25th year anniversary of fallen comrade, Officer David C. Douglass, Sr., who was killed in the line of duty on February 18, 1994, after exchanging gunfire with a suspect who had just burglarized a home and then set it on fire. Officer Douglass was dispatched to a suspicious person call in the area of North Cape May. As he pursued a burglary suspect on foot,... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE:

El Paso a Major Smuggling Route for Mexican Drugs, Illegal Aliens, Islamic Terrorists

EL PASO, TEXAS (FEBRUARY 11, 2019)--President Donald Trump’s El Paso visit is a great opportunity to point out that the west Texas city is a rats’ nest of law enforcement corruption, a major smuggling route into the U.S for Mexican drugs, illegal immigrants and Islamic terrorists and the headquarters of a sophisticated narco-terror ring operated by two of the FBI’s most wanted. While local officials promote it as one of America’s safest cities, Judicial Watch has exposed in a years-long investigation the disturbing reality gripping... Read more →


Body Found in Smithville Park in Eastampton

EASTAMPTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (February 11, 2019)CNBNewsnet)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a death investigation was initiated this weekend after a man’s body was found early Saturday evening in Smithville Park in Eastampton Township. The body was found by a man who was hiking in a wooded area of the park. He notified the Eastampton Township Police Department after making the discovery. The investigation is ongoing. The identity of the decedent, as well as the cause and manner of death, have not yet been determined.... Read more →


Hell's Angel "Full Patch" Member Detained on Meth Trafficking & Firearm Charges

image source Hells Angels Rhode Island Facebook page PROVIDENCE, RI – A “full patch” member of the Rhode Island chapter of the Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club has been ordered detained in federal custody on a criminal complaint charging him with trafficking methamphetamine and cocaine and on firearms charges. Douglas Leedham, 54, of North Providence, R.I., was detained Thursday by members of the FBI Rhode Island Safe Street Task Force during the execution of a court-authorized search of his residence. The search was conducted as part... Read more →


CAWP's Presidential Watch is Live for 2020

The Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), a unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University, has launched its Presidential Watch for 2020. This new section on CAWP's website provides: information about women candidates in the 2020 presidential election; the history of women running for president and vice president; voter attitudes towards a woman president; a selected bibliography about women, gender, and presidential candidacies; and relevant resources from election 2016. Stay tuned to CAWP's Presidential Watch page, blog, and social media (Twitter,... Read more →


Sawyer Conviction Upheld by NJ Superior Court

WOODBURY, NJ--Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore is reporting that the New Jersey Superior Court’s Appellate Division has upheld the conviction and sentencing of Charles Sawyer. On February 26, 2016, Sawyer, subsequent to a trial by jury, was convicted of murder, kidnapping and related charges stemming from the July 2, 2012 shooting murder of Rita Sawyer, his ex-wife whom he had divorced some ten years earlier. Subsequent to the conviction, Sawyer was sentenced by the Honorable Kevin Smith, JSC to 61 years in New Jersey State... Read more →


NJDOT advising motorists to plan ahead for upcoming storm

Winter Weather Congestion Alert** Incline Package will be deployed before Tuesday morning commute (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today issued a Winter Weather Congestion Alert and are implementing the Department’s Business Day Protocol for Tuesday, February 12, based on the forecast for expected snow and freezing rain this afternoon into tomorrow, which may result in difficult driving conditions. The Department is advising motorists to plan ahead. Snow is expected this afternoon in South Jersey and along the Shore that could affect... Read more →


Obituary: Joan Alice Malgieri of Deptford

Joan Alice Malgieri September 29, 1963 - February 06, 2019 Joan Alice Malgieri (nee Logan). Beloved mother to Vincent (deceased), Remo Malgieri, Angelo Malgieri, Dominic Malgieri (Marie) Grandmother to Isabella Malgieri, Remo Malgieri, and Dominic Malgieri. Loving Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Sister to Ruth Ann Massanova (John), Joseph Logan, Theresa Shinn. Sister to the late Kenneth Logan, Thomas Logan and Daniel Logan. Joan was born in Philadelphia, Pa. and went to grade school at Most Blessed Sacrament , she moved to Deptford and... Read more →


Coast Guard investigating passenger ferry grounding near Atlantic Highlands, N.J.

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is investigating a ferry grounding near Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, Monday morning. At approximately 7:30 a.m., watch standers at Coast Guard Sector New York Vessel Traffic Service were notified that the 140-foot commuter ferry, with 400 passengers aboard ran aground 200-yards from the pier in Atlantic Highlands, N.J. All passengers were safely disembarked at the ferry terminal pier. Sector New York marine investigators and marine inspectors are scheduled to conduct a structural assessment to ensure the integrity of the... Read more →


Effective Ways To De-Stress

(CNBNewsnet)(February 11, 2019)--Stress is a natural part of life, but it is important that everyone has ways to de-stress, as otherwise it can lead to a range of mental and even physical health problems. Whether it has been a difficult day at the office, you are worried about your finances, or if you have had a disagreement with a loved one, knowing how to de-stress can help you to unwind and get to sleep at night. Everyone is different, but if you are struggling to... Read more →


Help Wanted: Part-Time Teacher's Aide Position Available at Alice Costello School, Brooklawn

Alice Costello School-Brooklawn, NJ PT Teacher's aide position available immediately CNBNews graphics file must have current Sub cert and fingerprinting Send resume to eboulden@alicecostello.com or call 856-456-4039 x 0 AA/EOE ----------------- Ellen Boulden School Secretary Alice Costello Elementary School 301 Haakon Rd. Brooklawn, NJ 08030 Phone: 856-456-4039 x 0 Fax: 856-456-2797 Related: Alice Costello School Brooklawn School District CNBNews Tips and Snippets CNBNews Point of View Read more →


Man Who Had Over 200,000 Files of Suspected Child Pornography Pleads Guilty

Union County man was arrested in “Operation Safety Net” TRENTON –Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a Union County man who possessed over 200,000 videos and images of suspected child pornography on his computer equipment pleaded guilty today to distributing child pornography on the internet. He was arrested in “Operation Safety Net,” a multi-agency child protection operation led by the New Jersey Regional Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. MD Farid Uddin, 44, of Elizabeth, N.J., pleaded guilty to a charge of second-degree distribution... Read more →


CBP at Newark seizes MDMA in Package

Synthetic Drug in Package through International Mail Facility Newark, NJ -(February 8, 2019)-- On February 1, U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers conducting enforcement examinations at the International Mail Facility (IMF) in Secaucus, New Jersey discovered a clear plastic bag sealed inside a foiled pouch that was in a box marked as an LED light. They probed the plastic bag and discovered a powder which tested positive for MDMA, commonly known as ecstasy. CBP at Newark seizes MDMA in Package “CBP Officers continue... Read more →


14 Individuals Charged for Operating “Pill Mills” and Illegally Prescribing Drugs to 100's

in Multiple Locations in the Philadelphia Area PHILADELPHIA, PA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced two indictments charging 14 people with a multitude of crimes, including conspiracy to dispense and distribute controlled substances outside the course of professional practice and without a legitimate medical purpose; distribution of oxycodone; health care fraud; and maintaining a drug-involved premises. These charges are the result of coordinated law enforcement effort across multiple federal, state, and local agencies. U.S. Attorney McSwain announced these charges as part of a... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': Super-Powers

Dawn Watson | CNBNews Contributor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 11, 2019)-- I have two super-powers: my sense of hearing and my sense of smell. Usually they are blessings. Not always. Let’s talk about a super sense of smell. I can smell a cigarette butt out on the sidewalk while standing in my kitchen with all my doors and windows shut. Imagine for a moment, tending a pack of dogs while ‘enjoying’ a super-power like that. Or, being in a crowd of gassy old men as... Read more →


Hofstra University Congratulates Fall 2018 Dean's List Students from New Jersey

HEMPSTEAD, NY (02/08/2019)-- Hofstra University congratulates the students named to the Fall 2018 Dean's List for their outstanding academic achievement. Students must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 during the semester to make the Dean's List. Elizabeth Delfin of Collingswood, NJ Colette Euksuzian of Medford, NJ Antonio Franceschini of Pilesgrove, NJ Alexis Goeke of Bordentown, NJ Josephine Hammond of Mt Laurel, NJ Liam Keller of Marlton, NJ Griffin Lange of Wall Township, NJ Kaylyn Lawson of Sewell, NJ Mary MacDonald of Franklinville,... Read more →


Southern NJ Development Council hosts Public Policy Breakfast with guest speaker

(Deptford, NJ) – Gloucester County Freeholders Deputy Director Frank J. DiMarco and Freeholders Heather Simmons and Jim Jefferson attended the Southern New Jersey Development Council Public Policy Breakfast on Monday, January 28 at Adelphia's Restaurant in Deptford. Congressman Donald Norcross was the keynote speaker at the event that more than 150 South Jersey business leaders attended. Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, "Gloucester County has leaders fighting for the economic success of our residents at all levels of governments. Congressman Norcross addressed the government shutdown... Read more →


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

(TRENTON)(February 8,2019) – 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 industry that brought in... Read more →