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February 19, 2020

79-Year-Old Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing Millions from Moorestown Employer

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ (February 19, 2020)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 79-year-old Hainesport man pled guilty today in Superior Court to stealing more than $2.5 million over a 14-year period from the Moorestown company where he was employed as an accounting manager. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Charles Esposito pled guilty to Theft by Deception (Second Degree) and Failure to Pay State Income Taxes (Third Degree) in exchange for an aggregate seven-year sentence in New Jersey state prison. The Hon. Christopher... Read more →


The Father of the Boy Who Shot Himself Charged

Andrew Mack MOUNT HOLLY, NJ (February 19, 2020)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David H. Jantas announced that the father of a 4-year-old boy who died earlier this month from an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound in the family’s Browns Mills home has been charged in connection with the death. Andrew Mack, 31, was charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Second Degree) and Storage of Firearms if Minors May Have Access (Disorderly Persons). Mack is scheduled for a first appearance... Read more →


GOV. WOLF CALLS FOR BAN ON ALL GHOST GUNS

By Dave Fidlin | The Center Square HARRISBURG PA--A Pennsylvania policy less than a month old pertaining to the background requirements needed in the sale of so-called ghost guns remains on ice following a state judge’s recent ruling. Judge Kevin Brobson of the Commonwealth Court issued a preliminary injunction Jan. 31 to state police on selling partially manufactured gun frames after reviewing a case filed by four petitioners: Firearms Policy Coalition, Landmark Firearms, Polymer80 and U.S. Rifle. “The crux of this case is a perceived... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: MURPHY VOWS TO OVERHAUL ANTI-HARASSMENT TRAINING

Yesterday, Gov. Phil Murphy described how he aims to change how workplaces handle claims of harassment and sexual assault. He now supports legislationthat modifies discrimination laws, including a clarification to affirm that an incident is harassment even if there's no physical contact, and even if it only happens one time. Murphy stopped short of addressing his administration's issues in this area. "I’m not going to comment on any specific situation, but believe me there are repercussions if people are found to have violated what the... Read more →


Diocese of Camden Food Drive March 22

Event details March 22, 2020 All Day Here in South Jersey, 1 in 6 people, and 1 in 5 children, suffer from food insecurity, which means they might not know where their next meal is coming from. In response, the Diocese of Camden organizes the annual FaithFULL Food Drive. Read more →


Low-Life Hoodlums Throw Fireworks at Home of 94-Year-Old Brooklawn Resident

Fireworks explode in front of Yvonne Spadora's home in the 100 unit block of Chestnut Street, Brooklawn. According to police the fireworks were thrown from two moving vehicles. (image courtesy of FoxNews29) by CNBNews Staff BROOKLAWN, NJ--(February 19, 2020)--Long-time Brooklawn resident Yvonne Spadora was the victim of mean spirited hoodlums, according to FoxNews 29 report. Surveillance video (see below) shows two explosions outside of Mrs. Spadora around 10PM Saturday, February 15. The 94-year-old woman, who was asleep at the time of the incident, has lived... Read more →


The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series® and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (February 18, 2020) – The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series®, a part of The IRONMAN Group, and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City announced a new title partnership for the inaugural Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Rock ’n’ Roll®Atlantic City Half Marathon taking place on May 15 and 16, 2020. The new event marks the debut of the all-new Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series event in the U.S. since 2015 and will consist of a twilight 5K and half marathon. “We're... Read more →


Treatment in a FLASH

Milo, a 4-year-old Saint Bernard, participated in the FLASH trial. “I think that we greatly underestimate the excitement of pet owners to be involved in research and to be able to contribute to a project like this,” says Penn Vet surgeon Jennifer Huck, who is co-leading the effort with Penn Medicine’s Keith Cengel, a radiation oncologist. (Image: Courtesy of the Gordon family) Radiation therapy to treat cancer can be grueling, requiring consecutive days of therapy over days or weeks. Dr. Keith Cengel "When you talk... Read more →


Home Country: HELPING DAY!

by SLIM RANDLES | CNBNEWS CONTRIBUTOR Windy was at it again the other day … Helping Day. There aren’t an awful lot of things a semi-retired half stoved-up cowboy and camp cook can contribute to make his community a better place. With Windy Wilson, it sure as sugar wasn’t money. He couldn’t put a down payment on a free lunch. So he helped someone, about once a week, depending on weather. Part of the fun of it was not saying anything to his vic …... Read more →


Dear Parents and Friends of Gloucester Catholic:

Your Voice Matters to the Future of Catholic Schools! Attached please find the first two ACTION ALERTS for the Governor's 2020-2021 state budget. The nonpublic school community has two major "ASKS" this budget season. They are: 1. To increase the per pupil allotment for Compensatory Ed (Chapter 192) from $995.00 per service to $1100.00 per service. This allotment has not been increased in over 10 years. 2. To increase the per pupil allotment for transportation/aid in lieu from $1000.00 to $1050.00. Although the increase to... Read more →


Delaware Offering Enhanced Online Electronic Recreational Fishing License Sales

DOVER (Feb. ,2020) – Anglers who have purchased recreational fishing licenses and freshwater trout stamps, or exempt anglers who obtained free Fisherman Information Network (FIN) numbers directly from DNREC’s website in the past will now benefit from an updated, more user-friendly version of the electronic fishing license sales system, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today. The enhanced fishing license sales system can be accessed online at Recreational Fishing Licenses. The recreational fishing license sales system is part of DNREC’s new ePermitting system, which... Read more →


TRAVEL TO PHILLY: Rittenhouse Square Neighborhood Guide

Shops, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars, Lounges, Galleries, Parks & More In Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Long considered one of the toniest neighborhoods in the city, Rittenhouse Square is known for its quiet, residential streets, bustling dining and shopping scenes and busy business life. The neighborhood buzzes with activity year-round. The neighborhood gets its name from the one-square-block park between 18th and Rittenhouse and Walnut and Locust streets. The historic green space is bordered by apartment buildings, home to festivals, farmers’ markets and fairs, and popular among sunbathers, readers,... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing MD: Winter Turkey Season Harvest Increases

Maryland Hunters Bagged Birds in 22 Counties Photo by Lori Bramble Hunters reported taking 82 wild turkeys during Maryland’s 2020 winter turkey season, which was open statewide Jan. 23-25. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reports turkeys were harvested in 22 of the state’s 23 counties, with St. Mary’s and Garrett counties reporting the highest numbers. The harvest was higher than the 73 turkeys taken last year. Adult males, or gobblers, comprised 42% of the harvest with the remainder being adult females and juveniles. Seventy-three... Read more →


Penn Vet Studying Disease-Causing Parasites

A roadblock for disease-causing parasites Activating the immune system of mosquitoes prevents the parasite that causes canine heartworm from developing, according to new research from Penn Vet. The same approach also thwarted the parasite responsible for lymphatic filariasis, a disease that affects humans. (Image: Povelones laboratory) The threadlike parasite Dirofilaria immitis causes the debilitating canine heartworm disease. A related parasite, Brugia malayi, infects humans and is one of the parasites responsible for lymphatic filariasis, a neglected disease that affects 120 million and can give rise... Read more →


‘With malice toward none; with charity for all …’

Written by Carl Peters/Diocese of Camden After years of civil war, Abraham Lincoln was under pressure to drop the abolition of slavery as a condition for peace with the confederate forces. He refused, saying, “The world shall know that I will keep my faith to friends and enemies, come what may.” “When Lincoln said this, he fully expected to lose the election in November,” the Civil War historian James M. McPherson noted. But a couple of major military victories helped sweep him to victory. (New... Read more →


Tips On Saving Time/Money This Tax Season

(NAPSI)—Tax season is upon us, and you should have received all the documents needed to file your taxes and (hopefully) get a refund. To help reduce the stress that comes with filing taxes, Glinda Financial expert Glinda Bridgforth Bridgforth, a leading financial expert who explores the emotional and cultural factors that block financial success, identifies a few ways to save time and money this tax season: 1. Get organized. Whether you visit a tax professional or do it yourself, gather all documents ahead of time,... Read more →


Tabernacle Fire Co. Receives Grant from SJ Gas

TABERNACLE, NJ (February 18, 2020)----South Jersey Gas recently presented a $4,681 grant to Tabernacle Fire Company No. 1 as part of its First Responders Grant Program. Pictured, from left, is Lauren Hurtt, Supervisor of Government Affairs with South Jersey Gas presenting the check to Kate Holden, Al Freeman and Chief Andy Cunard of Tabernacle Fire Company No. 1. The grant funds, awarded in late-2019, were used by the fire company to purchase a thermal imaging camera and two gas detection meters. “Our First Responders Grant... Read more →