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April 2020

Cars and a Home Struck by Bullets in Riverview Hts. Section of Gloucester City; Police Investigating

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews.net (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(April 30, 2020)--CNBNews received a tip this evening from a Gloucester City resident who asked about a car being hit by bullets on Thursday morning (April 30, 2020) in the Riverview Heights section of the City. Police Lt. Steve Burkhardt, spokesperson for the Gloucester City Police said, "On Thursday, April 30 at 10:21 AM police were dispatched to the 900 Block of Powell Street for a vandalism report. Upon arrival, it was determined that two vehicles parked in the 900 block of Powell near Lane Avenue had been struck by bullets. Further... Read more →


DNREC state parks, wildlife area visitors must bring masks starting Friday

DOVER, Del. – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced that starting Friday those aged 13 or older are required to bring a face mask with them to enter state parks, wildlife areas and reserves, and should wear the mask when they cannot maintain social distancing from other visitors. Those who do not bring face masks when visiting these areas may be required to leave by DNREC Natural Resources Police officers or staff. This decision is in accordance with Governor John Carney’s thirteenth modification to his State of Emergency declaration, which requires Delawareans to wear face coverings in... Read more →


Some Employees of Produce Market in Brooklawn Have COVID-19/Novel Coronavirus

updated/ corrected Saturday afternoon, May 2, 2020, we received the following Facebook message from Verichio's Produce regarding our questions that we asked on Wednesday. We wanted to know when they first learned that the employee was sick. Did they threaten her or any other employee with being fired if they told anyone they had the illness? Who made the statement we don't know since there was no name with the message As soon as we found out one of our employees had come down with the virus we informed all of our employees and suggested they get tested if possible... Read more →


Vaping, Opioid Addiction Accelerate Coronavirus Risks, Says NIDA Director

Shefali Luthra:April , 2020 In 2018, opioid overdoses claimed about 47,000 American lives. Last year, federal authorities reported that 5.4 million middle and high school students vaped. And just two months ago, about 2,800 cases of vaping-associated lung injuries resulted in hospitalizations; 68 people died. Dr. Nora Volkow, who heads the National Institute on Drug Abuse, explains how emerging science points to added challenges for these patient populations and the public health system. (Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Until mid-March, these numbers commanded attention. But as the coronavirus death toll climbs and the economic costs of attempting to control its... Read more →


TRUMP EXPLORES POSSIBILITY OF PUTTING UV LIGHT IN HUMAN BODIES

"Suppose that we hit the body with a tremendous, whether it's ultraviolet or just very powerful light… Supposing you brought the light inside the body, which you can do either through the skin or in some other way." -President Trump Will Trump Now Fast-track UV Light Production? President of 222 nm Far-UV Light company believes Light can Safely Kill Coronaviruses in 1/10 of a Second! Photo courtesy of Columbia.edu (April 2020)— President Trump demonstrated his newfound fascination with UV light during his COVID-19 briefing Thursday, multiple times talking about the UV light of the sun being able to cut down... Read more →


Jefferson Health’s Three New Jersey Hospitals Nationally Recognized with ‘A’s’ in Spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Jefferson Health’s three New Jersey hospitals — located in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township — each were awarded an ‘A’ in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing achievements in providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to healthcare quality and safety; the Safety Grade is a letter grade assigned to all general hospitals across the country and is updated every six months, assessing how well hospitals prevent medical errors and other harm to patients. “At a time when healthcare organizations are more vital than ever, we are... Read more →


South Jersey Dunkin’ Franchisee Kenny Patel Supporting Health Care Workers

Donate Over 25,000 Protective Masks to Harrison Township Residents and Inspira Medical Center From the start of the pandemic, South Jersey Dunkin’ franchisees – all of whom are independent businesspeople in their communities – have supported the heroes on the frontlines of the coronavirus (COVID-19) response, serving those who serve and those in need during these unprecedented times. Kenny Patel, local South Jersey Dunkin’ franchisee, was one of many who stepped up to give back to the Harrison Township community at a time when people need it most. As a sponsor of Harrison Township Day, a local celebration for the... Read more →


Ruth G. McWilliams of Mt. Ephraim, age 99

Ruth G. McWilliams (nee Young), on April 28, 2020, of Mt. Ephraim. Age 99. Beloved wife of the late John. Devoted mother of Robert (Jane), Steven (Sandra) and David (Cheryl). Cherished grandmother of Jennifer, Kimberly, Jason, Daniel, Michael, Sarah, Kimberly, Andrea, Matthew, Drew and Kyleigh and great grandmother of 15. Loving daughter of the late Phillip and Florence Young. Dear sister of P. Glenn Young and the late Jean. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mrs. McWilliams was a longtime member of Mt. Ephraim Baptist Church. Due to the restrictions set forth by the State of New Jersey, there... Read more →


Giving Families a Lift

Volunteers from FBI Philadelphia Assist Families with Sick Children A group of volunteers made up of current and former FBI employees from the Philadelphia Field Office are dedicated to helping law enforcement families with sick children receiving treatment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Transcript / Download Nicole Fucci is a busy mom with a lot on her mind—she has a young son and a full-time career in law enforcement. Fucci is juggling work and family while her 18-month-old son, Trek, is a patient at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). He has spent most of his life there. Trek was born... Read more →


Guest Opinion: CARDINAL DOLAN ANGERS CATHOLIC LEFT

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by Cardinal Timothy Dolan that have upset some Catholics: When Catholic leaders are asked to meet with a president of the United States, or his staff, they oblige, and it matters not a whit whether he is a Democrat or a Republican. This is true of myself, and it is certainly true of the clergy. Even when those invited may not have voted for that president, prudence dictates that they find something positive to say. Either that or decline the invitation. Isn’t this just common courtesy?... Read more →


Maple Shade Dog Killer Sentenced to 5 Years

Toby, a poodle, was euthanized a day after being shot with an air rifle last summer BURLINGTON CITY, NJ--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 64-year-old Maple Shade man pled guilty today in Superior Court to shooting a neighbor’s dog with an air rifle last year. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, William D. Stroemel, of Fifth Avenue, pled guilty to Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Second Degree) and Animal Cruelty (Third Degree) in exchange for a five-year term in New Jersey state prison. The conditions of the plea forbid Stroemel from having contact with... Read more →


Elsie P. Hunsinger, formerly of Runnemede Succumbs at the age of 103

Elsie P. Hunsinger (nee Powell), on April 28, 2020, formerly of Runnemede. Age 103. Devoted mother of William R. Hunsinger (Nancie Merritt) and B. Clark Hunsinger (Janis). Loving grandmother of Matthew Hunsinger, Jamie Gutierrez (Rick), Rachel Schlichtmann (Robert), and Benjamin Hunsinger (Emily) and great grandmother of Gabriel, Mekhi, and Ava Schlichtmann and Edie, Ellie, Emmett, and Eve Gutierrez. Dear sister of the late Rev. Robert R. Powell (Trudy), Lois Jordan (Don), W. Clark Powell, Betty Simpkins. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Elsie was a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Runnemede. Services are private. In lieu of... Read more →


Women See Success in Ohio Primary - 

But Most Face Steep Climb to Victory in November Final votes were counted yesterday in Ohio's postponed congressional primary. Full results on women candidates in yesterday's contests from the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University are available on our Election Analysis page. Complete context about women in the 2020 elections, including candidate lists, summaries, results from previous primaries, and historical comparisons, are available via CAWP's Election Watch. Among the most notable results for women: Women are 73.3% of Democratic nominees for the U.S. House from Ohio, but only incumbents are favored to win. Just 1 non-incumbent nominee... Read more →


FIRST AMERICAN DOG DIAGNOSED WITH COVID-19

AMBASSADOR OF AMERICAN HUMANE SOCIETY AVAILABLE TO DISCUSS SYMPTOMS & CDC GUIDELINES TO STOP SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS AMONG DOGS NEW YORK, NY (April 29, 2020) – America has its first case of canine coronavirus, with a North Carolina pug being the first American dog with the virus that has proved so deadly among humans. The dog contracted the virus after living in a household with a mother, father, and son who have all tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The family’s daughter, second dog, and cat tested negative for the virus. Jean Shafiroff, Ambassador of the American Humane Society, is... Read more →


Moorestown PD: Criminal Activity in the Area

MOORESTOWN, NJ--The Police Department wants residents to be aware of various criminal activites that are occurring in the area. Once scheme occurring throughout the state is a variation of a long time bail fraud scheme in which the victim, usually elderly, is contacted by a subject falsely stating the a family member is in jail and needs bail money. In recent cases, a person purporting to be a bail bondsman comes to the victim's house and takes the "cash bail" causing a loss to the victim. The Police Department has recently received complaints of residents receiving emails from a subjects... Read more →


New COVID-19 Testing Centers are Opening in Camden City

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (April 29, 2020)--Two new testing centers for COVID-19 will open in Camden to increase testing capability and bring it closer to home for many Camden residents. The new sites will replace the current testing location at Cooper’s Poynt Park, which will close May 1. Camden Division of Motor Vehicle Parking Lot 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. – Monday through Friday Opened on Wednesday, April 29 and 3101 Federal Street in East Camden Dudley Grange Park 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.* – Monday through Friday Opening Day: Tuesday, May 5 "Every day of this pandemic is a learning... Read more →


Ernest Lee, III of Gloucester City NJ

Gloucester City - On April 12, 2020. Age 73. Son of the late Ernest and Josephine. Survived by his children, Kathie Jo, Ernest, IV and Amber Lee. Funeral Services were held privately. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Ernest Lee, III. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Basket Auction Rescheduled For Wednesday, June 24 at Adelphia's!

(Gloucester City, NJ)--(April 30, 2020)--Gloucester Catholic's 16th Annual Basket Auction has been rescheduled to Wednesday, June 24th, at Adelphia's Grand Ballroom in Deptford Township due to Governor Murphy's executive order that extended school closures. Basket viewing and cocktails begin at 5:30 pm followed by a buffet dinner at 7 pm. Come out and enjoy an evening celebrating Gloucester Catholic Maroon and Gold Pride! This fundraiser solely benefits the students of Gloucester Catholic. Click below for additional information and to make your reservations! Tickets Available! Basket Viewing and Cocktails: 5:30 pm Buffet Dinner: 7:00 pm Reservations Due: May 20, or when... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Good News, Gov. Murphy Reopens State & County Parks

“This is great news that Governor Murphy is reopening state and county parks. People need their exercise especially at a time when they have been hemmed in. Open space is critical for a time like this. It's good to get some fresh air and sunshine, especially with the warm weather coming. Murphy made the right decision to close parks in early April, it has served its purpose. While opening our parks is a step in the right direction, it is important to keep social distancing practices. We are still in a health emergency and the public needs to abide by... Read more →


NJ2AS and Roubian file federal lawsuit against Gov. Murphy

The New Jersey Second Amendment Society (NJ2AS) and Alex “Alejandro” Roubian have formally filed a lawsuit against Governor Murphy on Tuesday, April 28th, 2020. Copies of the complaint and related documents can be found by clicking below: Verified Complaint Memorandum of Law Declaration Order to Show Cause In the complaint, NJ2AS and Alejandro contend Governor Murphy, unnamed staff, and the New Jersey Press Association have collectively conspired to bar a reporter from accessing press conferences and public information. The complainants further cite that the action is direct and malicious due to the fact NJ2AS filed a lawsuit against Governor Murphy... Read more →


Rutgers-New Brunswick Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs Provides Support During Pandemic

By Robin Lally/Rutgers Today Salvador Mena struggled with an undiagnosed learning disability during his childhood in the South Bronx. For most of his school years he was far from a model student. The challenges he faced growing up on welfare in an economically disadvantaged neighborhood, living with family who took him in after he emigrated from Puerto Rico before kindergarten instilled in him a deep drive and an understanding of what it takes to overcome adversity to succeed. This experience is what guides Mena in his role as the vice chancellor for student affairs at Rutgers University-New Brunswick – particularly... Read more →


Scammers Targeting Senior Citzens

Camden, N.J. – Detectives are warning residents about a scam targeting the elderly during quarantine after two Camden County households were scammed out of thousands of dollars. Multiple cases have been reported throughout various counties, according to police. Detectives said the victim or victims typically receive a phone call from a person posing as a lawyer or family member who says a child or grandchild has been arrested and needs to be bailed out of jail. The victims are then instructed to collect cash from the bank and wait at home where a bail bondsman will meet them due to... Read more →


Response Investigation Team Investigating Fatal Crash in Gloucester Township

The Crash Response Investigation Team (CRIT) is investigating a fatal crash that happened on the Black Horse Pike on April 27, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins. Police were called to the 1200 block of N. Black Horse Pike in Blackwood shortly before 5 p.m. for a report of a man hit by a box truck. Alex Ibbeken, 34, of Blackwood, was transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries. Detectives say no criminal charges have been filed and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone who might have... Read more →


EMS, Police/Fire Depts. salute Frontline Heroes with Parade at Jefferson Washington Twp. Hospital

Washington Township, NJ, April 28, 2020 - Members from EMS, Police and Fire departments from across South Jersey drove through the Jefferson Washington Township Hospital campus on April 27 to thank their fellow frontline heroes during the COVID-19 crisis. The 15-minute parade, featuring hundreds of vehicles from dozens of area municipalities, began at Washington Township High School on Hurffville Cross-Keys Road, and traveled through the Jefferson campus — including past the seven-floor Silvestri patient tower currently under construction. Here, an employee of Jefferson Washington Township Hospital snaps a cell phone photo of the parade passing by. Read more →


Guest Opinion: Bloomberg Spends $1 Billion on Failed Attempt to Win Presidential Nomination

National Rifle Association Bloomberg Spends Over $1 Billion to Buy American Samoa OK, that headline might be a bit of an exaggeration, but the most recent filing from the Federal Election Commission (FEC) exposes just how much of a disaster Mike Bloomberg’s failed presidential run really was. While it was clear Bloomberg had been contemplating running for president at least since 2016, and considered entering the current campaign as a Democrat as far back as 2018, he came late to the party for the 2020 race. The anti-gun billionaire filed as a candidate for the Democrat nomination in late November... Read more →