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February 2019

Philadelphia Gang Member Convicted by Jury of Murder and Additional Drugs and Firearms Crimes

CNBNews graphics file PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Bryant Calloway a/k/a “Bigs,” 32, of Philadelphia, was convicted today by a jury of one count of murder. He was also convicted of one count of conspiracy to distribute 280 grams or more of cocaine base; one count of using, carrying, brandishing and discharging a firearm during a drug trafficking crime; one count of maintaining a house for drug distribution (and doing so within 1,000 feet of a playground); and one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm. The defendant and his co-conspirators were... Read more →


(TRENTON, NJ) February 25, 2019--Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce is again asking Gov. Phil Murphy to authorize an audit of education funding in New Jersey as way to root out waste and provide tax relief for homeowners and renters. “I appreciate that the governor ordered an audit of the Economic Development Agency and an audit of NJ Transit – and those audits were helpful — but neither of them will help the state deal with its number one problem, which is property taxes,” said DeCroce. “The key to property tax relief is finding out where our education tax money is going and... Read more →

Three Sentenced in Public Corruption Case

State Legislator, Coal Executive, and Lawyer Schemed to Stop Environmental Enforcement Actions in Alabama An Alabama legislator who was bribed by a corporation to represent the company’s interests—instead of his constituents’—is now serving prison time, and the two men who paid him will be serving time as well. Former state representative Oliver Robinson, Jr., 58, agreed to a community outreach contract with a law firm that represented Drummond Company, Inc., a Birmingham, Alabama-based coal company. The contract paid Robinson $375,00 over two years. While the contract itself was not illegal, Drummond executive David Roberson and lawyer Joel Gilbert used it... Read more →

Winslow Township to Honor POW's and MIA's

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, NJ (February 25, 2019)--The Mayor and Township Committee of the Township of Winslow will unveil a commemorative chair honoring American prisoners of war (POW) and soldiers missing in action (MIA). The ceremony will take place on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 beginning 7:00 pm in the Winslow Township Municipal Building, 125 S. Route 73, Braddock, NJ. The Governing Body will celebrate veterans across this great country and honored their brothers and sisters who have yet to make it home. This commemorative chair will be on display in the Municipal Building and will remain perpetually unoccupied for the nearly 82,000... Read more →

Dear supporters, friends, and those interested in the Republican Party of Pennsylvania

As we are in the heart of local Republican committees holding annual Lincoln Day Dinners, I was excited to once again be traveling around our great Commonwealth, visiting with local committees, and spreading the Republican message. Our message is truly one of liberty, holding true to our founding documents, and creating a better America for all people. While celebrating Presidents Day and Lincoln Day dinners, it is important to remember what our country and our Party were founded on: respect for freedom, liberty, and the belief that all were created equal, with an equal share of the American dream open... Read more →

The man who saved the GI Bill

BY: Jeff Stoffer | The American Legion Nearly 75 years ago, on a stormy night in southern Georgia, U.S. Rep. John S. Gibson was rushed by a police motorcycle escort from his hometown of Douglas to Jacksonville, Fla., where a plane awaited him. He flew off to Washington, D.C., arriving just in time to cast his vote to break the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act out of a conference committee deadlock on June 10, 1944, the final day the lawmakers would meet about it. That dramatic overnight journey, arranged by The American Legion, changed the course of U.S. history. On Feb. 15,... Read more →

New Jersey Department of Health Reports Third Pediatric Flu Death

TRENTON, NJ (February 25, 2019)--A third New Jersey child has died from influenza complications this season, Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal announced today. The infant from northern New Jersey died in late January and had several underlying conditions. The child was not able to be vaccinated for medical reasons. In order to protect patient privacy, the Department will not be releasing additional information. “I extend my deepest sympathies to the family of this young child,” said New Jersey Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal. “There is high flu activity in the state, so it’s important for those who have not yet... Read more →


On Thursday, the Senate passed 'dark money' legislation that would require any 501(c)(4) group donating more than $3,000 — and individuals contributing over $10,000 — to reveal themselves, and formally disclose their identities. New Direction New Jersey, for example, spent around $500,000 to promote Gov. Phil Murphy's policy agenda. It's hotly-contested legislation: the ACLU has threatened a lawsuit on free speech grounds. It was fast-tracked by Sen. Pres. Steve Sweeney in January. Now, it moves to the Assembly. (NJTV News) MONMOUTH COUNTY: $7.5M TO FIX TINTON FALLS LANDFILL $7.5 million will be devoted for the Monmouth County Reclamation Center, Monmouth... Read more →

Angela Barnshaw of Cherry Hill Named as Chair of 2019 Garbage Bag Gala Committee

The Salvation Army Kroc Center in Camden Announces Annual Fashion Show to be held May 16th at the Marian House, Cherry Hill Angela Barnshaw (Camden, NJ – February 25, 2019) – The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Camden recently named Angela Barnshaw of Cherry Hill as the committee chair for its 4th Annual Garbage Bag Gala Fashion Show, which will be held on May 16 at the Marian House in Cherry Hill. The Garbage Bag Gala is an annual fashion extravaganza hosted by The Salvation Army where professional and novice designers take recycled and unconventional... Read more →

“Right to Counsel for Low-Income Tenants”

PRESENTED BY THE Philadelphia Bar Association’s 2019 Chancellor’s Forum Recent Report Recommends $3.5 Million Annual Investment to Provide Legal Counsel for Low-Income Tenants at Risk of Eviction PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Philadelphia Bar Association, the oldest association of lawyers in the United States, announced today that this year’s first annual 2019 Chancellor’s Forum will bring together Philadelphia city leaders for a discussion centered around, “Right to Counsel for Low-Income Tenants.” After commissioning an in-depth report, Economic Return on Investment of Providing Counsel in Philadelphia Eviction Cases for Low-Income Tenants, finding that the City of Philadelphia would save $45.2 million annually... Read more →

Obituary: Abraxas Joy of Lindenwold, age 32

Lindenwold – passed away at home on February 21, 2019, at the age of 32. Cherished daughter of Steven T. “Clem” Clementi and Elizabeth “Lisa” Crist. Beloved granddaughter of Dorothy Crist and also survived by many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 1 PM at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Catholic funeral service 1 PM in the funeral home. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Bancroft, 1255 Caldwell Road, Cherry... Read more →

Local CENTURY 21 Sales Affiliates Receive 2018 Quality Service Pinnacle Award

Sewell, NJ (Grassroots Newswire) February 25, 2019 -- Century 21 Real Estate LLC recently recognized the following sales affiliates with the CENTURY 21 Quality Service Pinnacle Producer Award. These affiliates provide their clients with knowledge and advice related to their real estate transaction and offers them confidence during what may be the most significant purchase of a lifetime. "The Quality Service Pinnacle Producer Award is an integral part of our brand’s commitment to excellence and recognizes their dedication to making each and every client interaction a positive one," said Michael Miedler, president and chief executive officer, Century 21 Real Estate... Read more →


Camden County Warriors Public Safety Ice Hockey Team Wins Nashville Hero's Cup

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (February 25, 2019)--THE Gloucester Township Police Department would like to congratulate the Camden County Warriors Public Safety Ice Hockey Team who won the Nashville Hero's Cup this weekend! They would especially like to give "A Big Shoutout" to Sergeant Paul Fisher and Sergeant Bryan Bonawitz from Gloucester Township Police Department and Gloucester Township Fire Department Captain Frank Reiss from the Fire Department. Address/Location Gloucester Township Police Department 1261 Chews Landing Rd Gloucester Township, NJ 08021 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-228-4500 Read more →


The Port Authority will commemorate the 26th anniversary of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing on Tuesday, February 26, with a solemn tribute to the six victims and an unborn child who lost their lives during the attack. As has it been tradition every year since the attack, there will be a solemn tribute of a Catholic Mass at St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church in Lower Manhattan at 10:30 a.m. in memory of those who died. Following the Mass, a brief ceremony and moment of silence will be held at 12:18 p.m. near the North Pool on the 9/11 Memorial... Read more →

Seven Reasons Why Cyber Security is So Vital

Cyber security requires you to protect your computer system from hackers and attacks of any kind. You must learn how to protect your data and network through encryption, anti-virus programs, firewalls, VPNs and much more. While there are a number of steps you can take to protect yourself, what is the reason that you need to do this in the first place? Cyber-attacks can happen to anyone, and it’s not only limited to businesses. Given that you never know when one may occur, you should always be safe than sorry. At the end of the day, your personal data is... Read more →

(7)Early History of The City of Gloucester City: Gingham Mills, Iron Works, Shad, Race Track

Gingham Mills The Gloucester Gingham Mills having organized in 1872 under a charter from the Legislature of New Jersey, forthwith set about (under the able management of Mr. Philip H. Fowler, as superintendent) discarding its obsolete machinery and enlarging its walls for the most improved machinery of the day. It had (1875) in operation, 7,146 spindles and 262 looms employing 275 operatives in the manufacture of ginghams, cheviots, and dress goods. David S. Brown was also President of this company, Philip H. Fowler became Superintendent and the mill thereafter was known as Fowler’s Mill. This factory was taken over and... Read more →


Senior Citizen image courtesy of Jean Norton William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet UPDATED/CORRECTED Gloucester City mayor and council passed an ordinance on second reading Feb. 21, 2019 to exceed the municipal budget limit up to 3.5 percent over the previous year's appropriations. The amount of the increase is $580,696. As such Gloucester City residents can expect their municipal taxes will go up once again. You can also expect that more people will have to abandon their homes because they can't afford to live here any longer. It is apparent that those in charge of the finances in this city... Read more →

NJ Congressman Bill Pascrell Comments on Ongoing Trade Negotiations With China

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J.-09), New Jersey’s only member of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, issued a statement in advance of U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer’s testimony before the committee next week on trade negotiations with China. “With the March 1 deadline rapidly approaching, I am eager to hear from Ambassador Lighthizer on the administration’s negotiations with China. I am encouraged by signs of progress, but remain concerned that the President will accept a quick offer of procurement of U.S. goods rather than fundamental reforms to China’s systemic problems. USTR was right to investigate... Read more →

Two Individuals Charged with Attempted Robbery of Smithgall’s Pharmacy in Lancaster, PA

Eastern District of Pennsylvania PHILADELPHIA, PA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced today that Brandon Galette, 24, of Harrisburg, PA, and Andrew Garrett, 24, of Steelton, PA, were CNBNews graphics file charged today by Indictment with one count of attempted robbery which interferes with interstate commerce and one count of using, carrying, and brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence. Galette is also charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The Indictment charges Galette and Garrett for their alleged participation in the October 23, 2018 attempted robbery of Smithgall’s Pharmacy... Read more →

Passaic County Republicans Select 2019 Primary Candidates for Legislative & County Offices

Totowa, NJ ~ The Passaic County Regular Republican Organization, Inc. (PCRRO) selected the candidates for legislative and countywide offices permitted to use its slogan in the 2019 Republican primary election last night. Chairman Peter Murphy and Vice Chairwoman Joanie Walsh held a screening open to all County Committee members this past Saturday, February 16, 2019, at The Brownstone in Paterson. Candidates for NJ General Assembly and Passaic County Sheriff and Freeholder. After viewing candidate presentations and interacting during small group discussions with candidates from their respective districts, County Committee members were able to share their perspective with their municipal leaders... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': My Secret Hobby

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor I’m thinking about taking up a really dangerous hobby. I haven’t chosen it yet but there are lots of really cool ones out there. If I discuss it with my kids they won’t let me so I’m keeping it a secret. I saw a little kid on a hover-board yesterday and she was doing about five mph down the street with her hands behind her, looking like she owned the sidewalk. I did what any normal almost sixty-eight-year-old woman would do: I asked her for a ride. “No,” she said. You’re too heavy.” I sucked in my... Read more →

Three Men Charged with Armed Robbery Spree Spanning Multiple Counties in New Jersey

CNBNews graphics file NEWARK, N.J. – Three Union County, New Jersey, men have been charged with robbing liquor stores at gunpoint in November 2018, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. Paul Jimenez, 29, Jaime Fontanez, 41, and Vincent Chan-Guillen, 28, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, are all charged by complaint with one count of conspiring to commit Hobbs Act robbery and one count of using and carrying a firearm during a crime of violence. Jimenez is also charged with five substantive counts of Hobbs Act robbery and Fontanez and Chan-Guillen are charged with four substantive counts of Hobbs Act robbery. Jimenez... Read more →

Peter J. McGuire Memorial in Pennsauken, NJ is Now Included in the National Historic Register

McGuire is the ‘Father of Labor Day’ CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) – a lifelong labor leader and Pennsauken native – announced that the Peter J. McGuire memorial and gravesite is now part of the National Register of Historic Places. “While many people know that Peter J. McGuire is the ‘Father of Labor Day,’ they don’t often know he lived in Camden and was buried in Pennsauken. This remarkable man, with South Jersey roots, understood the American workforce is our greatest asset and honoring his achievements with this historic landmark is the least we can do,”... Read more →

U.S. Reaches Agreement with Rider U. to Resolve Allegations Under the ADA

NEWARK, N.J. (February 25, 2019) – The United States has reached an agreement with CNBNews graphics file Rider University to settle allegations that the school violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by failing to make reasonable modifications to its policies, practices, and procedures for students with food allergy-related disabilities, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. The matter originated from a complaint by a former Rider student with celiac disease, which is triggered by consumption of gluten. Celiac disease can cause permanent damage to the surface of the small intestines and an inability to absorb certain nutrients, leading to vitamin... Read more →

Rise in Hepatitis A Cases in South Jersey Homeless Population

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health and Human Services (CCDHHS) has been notified by the state’s Department of Health Communicable Disease Service that New Jersey has joined multiple states that have been experiencing an increased number of hepatitis A cases in their homeless population, primary among those who use drugs. Locally, the rise in cases is being reported primarily in Camden, Burlington and Gloucester counties. “Camden County joins in a state and regional effort to increase awareness of this infection, provide education on prevention and treatment, and encourage individuals to adopt safe practices,” said Freeholder Carmen... Read more →

Davis on Verge of Breaking Record but Oakland Wins Rivalry Game

By Raymond Rolak | CNB Sports Editor ROCHESTER--(Feb. 24, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)-- It was billed as a “Barn Burner,” the rivalry game between Detroit Mercy and Oakland University. The O’Rena was packed and it was standing room only. The 40-plus member Golden Grizzlies pep band for athletics had the record crowd charged-up and rocking. Before the game, Oakland coach, Greg Kampe crossed the court and shook hands with longtime supporter and alumnus, Ken McCarter. The color guard from the Rochester Police Department looked sharp and well-ordered, while Chiara Clayton nailed the national anthem. All the while, public address announcer Kevin Beers kept... Read more →

NRA Alert: Gun Control to Be Heard on the Floor of the House of Representatives Next Week

Source National Rifle Association image source courtesy of International Liberty As we reported last week, anti-gun members of the House Judiciary Committee voted to move forward with two gun control bills. These bills will be on the House floor next week, so please contact your U.S. Representative and ask them to oppose H.R. 8 and H.R. 1112. View Related Articles H.R. 8 would impose so-called “universal” background checks. But, this legislation doesn’t address how criminals actually acquire their firearms, it creates traps for law-abiding gun owners, and it’s been proven not to work. While H.R. 8 is bad, H.R. 1112... Read more →

PART 6: Early History of The City of Gloucester City: The Brick Building; Library; Rotary Club

Building at King and Monmouth The three-story brick building now standing on the northeast corner of Monmouth and Kings Streets has an old historic background. The first person known to occupy the building was Dr. Wm. C. Mulford who came to Gloucester in 1845. In addition to housing the doctor’s office it also served as the post office with Dr. Mulford as postmaster. The first bank was also located in this building. In 1849 the first Building Association, known as the Gloucester Saving Fund and Building Association was formed with Dr. Mulford as one of the incorporators. After seven years... Read more →

WINTER WEATHER ALERT: High Wind Warning until 06:00PM Monday

SOURCE MAPLE SHADE POLICE DEPARTMENT MOUNT HOLLY, NJ (February 24, 2019)--The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a High Wind Warning, which is in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to 6 PM EST Monday. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect. * WINDS...West 25 to 35 mph with 55 to 60 mph gusts. * TIMING...A surge of winds just behind the passage of a strong cold front early this evening may result in 45 to 55 mph gusts. Otherwise, winds overnight will generally gust 35 to 45 mph. Starting Monday morning, strong winds gusting 55... Read more →

Pennsylvania Man Sentenced to 147 Months in Prison for Three Robberies

Possessing Firearm in Furtherance of Crime of Violence CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (February 2019)--– A Pennsylvania man was sentenced today to 147 months in prison for committing three armed robberies in Salem, Ocean, and Cumberland counties in November 2017, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Terrance Robinson, 32, of Havertown, Pennsylvania, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Jerome B. Simandle to an information charging him with one count of Hobbs Act robbery, two counts of bank robbery, and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. Judge Simandle imposed the sentence today in Camden federal... Read more →

Member of ATM Skimming Conspiracy Targeting Multiple NJ Bank Locations Pleads Guilty

NEWARK, N.J. – A New York man today admitted participating in a scheme that used secret card-reading devices and pinhole cameras on various New Jersey bank locations to steal at least $428,581, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Bogdan Rusu, 39, of Queens, New York, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Esther Salas to an information charging him with one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: Rusu and others sought to defraud financial institutions and their customers by illegally obtaining customer account information, including account numbers and personal... Read more →

PATCO Celebrates 50 Years of Service

CAMDEN CITY, NJ --(CNBNewsnet)--PATCO celebrated its 50th anniversary on February 15th with a public event at Woodcrest Station. The festivities marked PATCO's first trip from Lindenwold, New Jersey to Center City Philadelphia on February 15, 1969. Local officials, as well as General Manger John Rink, remarked on the extraordinary transformation the train line has made over the past 50 years. Attendees were greeted with commemorative timetables from 1969, a live DJ, cookies, and even a PATCO birthday cake. PATCO will continue to celebrate its milestone with smaller monthly events at different stations throughout the year. Read more →

Philadelphia Businessman Sentenced to Probation for Failure to Pay Employment Taxes

Eastern District of Pennsylvania PHILADELPHIA, PA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced today that Jong Young Choi, 46, of Chalfont, PA, was sentenced today to 5 years of probation and $81, 217.00 to be paid in restitution for willful failure to pay employment taxes. Choi, as the president and sole shareholder of JUNS, Inc., doing business as Daisy Dry Cleaners, located in Philadelphia, was responsible for collecting, accounting for, and paying employment taxes due to the Internal Revenue Service from January 1, 2012 through January 31, 2016. He failed to collect and pay approximately $67,931 in employment taxes... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward arrives in San Francisco Bay ahead of commissioning

SAN FRANCISCO (February 23, 2019)--— The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward, the second California-based 154-foot Fast Response Cutter, arrived in the San Francisco Bay, Friday. The Robert Ward is the second of four FRCs to be homeported at Base Los Angeles-Long Beach. While these ships will be based in Southern California, they will operate throughout the 11th Coast Guard District, which includes all of California and international waters off of Mexico and Central America. "We are thrilled to welcome the Robert Ward and her crew to the Bay Area," said Capt. Tony Ceraolo, the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco commander... Read more →

FBI: Sentence Scammers Stopped

Fraudsters Told Prisoners’ Families They Could Buy Sentence Reductions The sales pitch was enticing: Families with loved ones in prison could hire investigators to provide information to the government that would result in a reduction in their family members’ sentences. It sounded too good to be true—because it was. A group of fraudsters who made this pitch to more than 20 inmates’ families were paid more than $4 million, but neither the prisoners nor their relatives ever received any benefit. It is possible under certain circumstances for incarcerated individuals to get a sentence reduction for providing information to the government,... Read more →

John Wills of Wrightstown Sentenced to 20 Years for Sexual Assault of a Juvenile

WRIGHTSTOWN NJ (February 22, 2019)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 22-year-old Wrightstown man was sentenced today to 20 years in state prison for sexually assaulting a young girl in 2017. Under the sentence handed down in Superior Court by the Hon. Philip E. Haines, J.S.C., John Wills, 22, of the 100 block of Cookstown-New Egypt Road, Wrightstown must serve the entire term before becoming eligible for parole. Wills pled guilty in November to Aggravated Sexual Assault (First Degree). The assault occurred at the home of a mutual acquaintance in North Hanover. After assaulting the victim, who was under... Read more →

THE LENT CHALLENGE AT Epiphany Church of Gloucester City

By Pastor Joe Lent is a season that many Christians around the world seek to prepare themselves CNBNews graphics file spiritually to celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus on Easter Sunday. At Epiphany Church of Gloucester City we are extending a challenge open to people of all backgrounds in four ways. PRAY - Join us in the Church office at 7-7:30 am Monday thru Friday for prayer, starting Ash Wednesday on March 6th. Come and listen, or offer a prayer whatever you are comfortable with, enter the First Baptist Building through the side door on Sussex St. FAST - Give up... Read more →


Related: ARTIST Dave Wolfe Vol. 5 No. 36 (February 24, 2019) Editor's Note: Each Sunday morning we post a weekly comic strip provided by cartoonist Dave Wolfe, age 18. Dave has been drawing since he was 5 years old, he knew he wanted to be a cartoonist at the age of 8. He’s been distributing his comics in school since 3rd grade. (click image to enlarge) Read more →

James D. Nicholson, A Man Who Lived a Fascinating Life

UPDATED with photos and links to related articles William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor/Publisher I like to think that my obituary is already being written in a lot of little obituaries. It's already out there." ~Jim Nicholson GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 23, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)—James D. Nicholson, (photo) of Gloucester City, NJ, died from heart failure on Friday, February 22, 2019, in Cooper Hospital, Camden City. Born in Philadelphia, he previously lived in Cherry Hill, NJ. He was 76. Gary Marcucci, Jim's longtime friend, and high school classmate said he was a true hero. If you ever had the chance to... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing Maryland: Feb. 20 Fishing Report

James King of Richfield, N.J., caught this 18.5-pound tautog near Ocean City, tagged it and returned it to the cold depths. February is often thought of as a time for fishermen to keep busy by going over tackle, fly tying or attending outdoor shows. But others know there are fish out there and many know how to find them. The preseason trout stocking program has started in earnest, and there is good fishing for yellow perch and a mixed bag of freshwater fish. Off the coast of Ocean City, fishermen come from far and wide to pursue trophy-sized tautog. For... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing NJ: Chronic Wasting Disease

Chronic Wasting Disease: Know the Carcass Transport Rules (Overview of rules of each state from the National Deer Alliance YouTube Channel) Guidance to NJ Residents Who Hunt Deer, Elk or Moose in States Where CWD is Present Urine-Based Deer Lures Advisory Chronic Wasting Disease is a progressive and fatal neurologic disease affecting members of the Cervid family such as deer, elk, moose, and reindeer and is caused by an infectious protein called a prion. CWD results in emaciation, abnormal behavior, loss of bodily functions and death, and is readily spread from deer to deer. It poses a serious threat to... Read more →

Volunteers Needed to Help Beach Nesting Birds

The Endangered and Nongame Species Program is seeking volunteers to install fencing to protect beach-nesting bird habitat. Fencing will last 2-4 hours depending on the site. The work involves pounding posts into sand, tying string and flagging between them and posting informational signage. Volunteers should be capable of walking long distances in the sand, be dressed for the weather (it's often cold and windy on the beach in spring) and bring their own water and snacks. Membership in the Division's Wildlife Conservation Corps is required - submit an application NOW if not already a member. Dates, times and locations are... Read more →

Paul W. Zawojski of Brooklawn; Volunteer Fireman; U.S. Army Veteran; Post 72 Member

Paul W. Zawojski Brooklawn – On February 9, 2019. Age 86. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving husband of 66 years to Catherine Zawojski (nee Cline). Loving father of Judith Kain (James), Karen Robinson (Fred), Josie Smith and Maryann Stewart (Marcus). Cherished grandfather of Sean, Fred Jr., Paul, Kyle, Sydney, Tyler, Jeremiah, Mariah and Laylah. Paul proudly served our country in the U.S. Army. He was a longtime member of Brooklawn American Legion Post #72. He worked many years as a painter for Bancroft in Haddonfield and was a volunteer fireman in Brooklawn. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation... Read more →

Former Mail Carrier Admits Accepting Bribes for Stealing Credit Cards from Mail

CNBNews graphics file NEWARK, N.J. – A former U.S. Postal Service (USPS) mail carrier today admitted that she accepted cash bribes in return for removing envelopes containing credit cards from the mail and providing these stolen credit cards to the individual who gave her the cash bribes, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Kyanne Costley, 24, of Newark, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Katharine S. Hayden in Newark federal court to an information charging her with one count of accepting bribes. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: Costley was a mail carrier in Elizabeth,... Read more →

Evan Patrick Uebele, age 35, of Gloucester City; Apprentice Plumber with Local Union 690

Evan Patrick Uebele Gloucester City - After a long illness, on February 18, 2019. Age 35. Beloved son of Thomas E. Uebele, Jr. and Marlyn D. Szollosy. Loving brother of Drew Uebele and the late Thomas E. Uebele, III. Loving boyfriend of Bridget Fisher. Dear cousin of Carl, Michael, John and Michael J. Beloved nephew of great aunt Marlyn, aunt NancyAnn, aunt Gail and uncle Mike. Evan was born on August 4, 1983 in Philadelphia, PA. He was a graduate of Washington Twp. High School class of 2001. Evan was an apprentice plumber with Plumbers Local Union 690 out of... Read more →

New Jersey State Police Arrest Erratic Driver; Leads to Gun Arrest

David Fonseca Roxbury Township, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested David Fonseca, 27, of Rochester, N.Y., for allegedly brandishing and pointing a handgun at another driver. On Friday, February 15, at 11:13 a.m., troopers from Netcong Station were alerted by dispatch of an erratic driver traveling westbound on Interstate 80 in Morris County. The victim called 911 to report that another driver pulled up next to him and pointed a handgun at him. He was able to provide a description of the vehicle, which was a tractor trailer with New York license plates. Within minutes, troopers located... Read more →

Gloucester County Reports Spike in Hepatitis A

(Woodbury, NJ) - The Gloucester County Department of Health said today that the county is experiencing an increase Hepatitis A cases. On average, the department sees less than ten Hepatitis A cases a year, but eight cases have been reported in just the last nine weeks. The cases are unconnected, the department said, but residents are urged to get vaccinated against the disease. Particularly high-risk groups that include: People who have close, personal contact with someone who has Hepatitis A People who are homeless People who use injected or non-injected street drugs Men who have sex with men There is... Read more →

Suspect Arrested for Breaking Into Vacant Burlington Street Home in Gloucester City

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 22, 2019)--Gloucester City Police arrested a suspect last week for breaking into a vacant house in the 100 unit block of South Burlington Street. According to police on February 20 (8:23 am) Ptl. Bob Saunders III and Cpl. Bill Lessig responded to a vacant residence in the 100 block of S. Burlington St. for a report of a possible burglary. Upon arrival, the rear door of the residence was found kicked in and a male was found on the third floor of the residence. Robert Malinowski Jr. (42), L.K.A. 300 block of Hudson St, was arrested... Read more →

North Philadelphia Religious Leader Sentenced to Prison For Tax Fraud

PHILADELPHIA, PA (February 22, 2019)On February 21, 2019, Warren Martin, age 51, of Winter Garden, Florida, was sentenced to one year and a day in federal prison for filing false income tax returns. Judge Joel H. Slomsky also ordered Warren Martin to pay restitution in the amount of $188,383.00. Following his prison sentence, Warren Martin will be on supervised release for one year. Warren Martin, a religious leader of a church in North Philadelphia, was previously charged by Information with five counts of filing false income tax returns. Warren Martin’s taxable income during tax years 2011 through 2015 was significantly... Read more →