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June 21, 2020

Search for Missing Swimmer Near Delanco on the Delaware River Ended

DELANCO, N.J.( June 21, 2020) — The Coast Guard ended their search for a missing 22-year-old man in the vicinity of Delanco on the Delaware River, Sunday evening. New Jersey State police recovered a body matching the description of the missing individual, which was transported to the local coroner's office. The Coast Guard; Delanco Fire Department; Delanco Emergency Squad; Riverdale Fire Department; Delran Fire Department; Beverly Fire Department; Burlington Fire Department; Riverton Fire Department; Palmyra Emergency Squad; Delran Emergency Squad and Cinnaminson Fire Department all... Read more →


Coast Guard, partner agencies search for missing swimmer near Delanco

DELANCO, N.J. — The Coast Guard and local partner agencies are searching for a missing 22-year-old male swimmer in the vicinity of Delanco on the Delaware River, Sunday afternoon. Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders received a relayed report from the City of Burlington Police Department Dispatch notifying them of the missing person. The man was reportedly swimming with friends near a boat ramp in the vicinity of Delaware Avenue and Union Avenue when they became separated. The man's friends called 911 after noticing that he did... Read more →


CNB Hunting & Fishing Pennsylvania: Hunting Licenses on Sale June 22

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF PENNSYLVANIA'S STATE GAME LAND SYSTEM On June 15, 2020, Pennsylvania’s State Game Lands System turned 100 years old! To celebrate, Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildlife Habitat Management Bureau Director Pete Sussenbach joined us on Call of the Outdoors and shared a lot of details about our game lands system, which totals more than 1.5 MILLION acres of land today, [which is more than the entire state of Delaware]! Listen to Call of the Outdoors here or on any of the following Podcast... Read more →


DEP ANNOUNCES RESUMPTION OF CAMPING AT STATE PARKS AND FORESTS

ENCOURAGING PROTECTIVE HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe today announced that camping will begin in 12 state parks, forests and recreation areas on June 22. The re-opening will be consistent with Governor Murphy’s COVID-19 public health protection goals that stress social distancing and wearing of masks. “We are pleased to resume camping at New Jersey state parks and forests, knowing how important these activities are to so many people,” Commissioner McCabe said. “We are taking... Read more →


NJ Students Receive Degrees from Susquehanna University

SELINSGROVE, PA (06/16/2020)-- Susquehanna University conferred academic degrees on 497 students at the close of its 162nd academic year on May 13. The ceremony was broadcast to participants in a virtual format to ensure social distancing guidelines. "The final weeks of your time as Susquehanna students have been filled with extraordinary challenges and diverted expectations. Yet you prevailed in the face of global disruption." President Jonathan D. Green said in his message to the Class of 2020 and their families. "Your determination to stay the... Read more →


Hoopes Comes Home to NJ and Lands at Rutgers

Jayson Hoopes, St. Augustine Prep graduate now at Rutgers PISCATAWAY, N.J. (June 18, 2020)--– Rutgers baseball and head coach Steve Owens welcome right-handed pitcher Jayson Hoopes to the 2021 roster. A native of Northfield, New Jersey, Hoopes was drafted by the Chicago Cubs out of St. Augustine Prep in 2019 and spent the 2020 season at the University of Virginia. "We are excited that Jayson has decided to come home to New Jersey and further his baseball career at Rutgers," Owens said. "He is a... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

NJ Residents Earn Degree from Arcadia University GLENSIDE, Pa. (Grassroots Newswire) June 18, 2020 - The following local residents have earned a degree from Arcadia University on Friday, May 15 in an online Grad-away-tion Commencement celebration. * Mary Murray, of Bellmawr (08031), earned a Bachelor of Arts in Global Media. * Selena Colon, of Camden (08104), earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies. * Jamie Goetz, of Deptford (08096), earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. * Melissa Gould, of West Deptford (08086), earned... Read more →


Elizabeth Greenan of Gloucester City, age 83

Elizabeth Greenan, 1936-2020, age 83, of Gloucester City, NJ passed away on June 15, 2020. Elizabeth was an amazing woman who loved going to the Gloucester City Senior Center and playing pinochle with her friends. She also loved to crochet, go camping, play bingo and enjoyed going to the casinos with her friends and family. Elizabeth is survived by her daughters Rose Senavilla, Elizabeth Huffman (John), Suzanne Logan (Patrick) and her sons, the late William Greenan (Brenda); Thomas Cunningham (Debbie) and Peter Greenan (Kathy) as... Read more →


Pets are the Best: Never Leave Your Pet in a Car during Summer Months

As the weather heats up across the country, millions of people will be taking their pets on the road with them -- and some of those pets may never return home. As of May 2018, twenty-eight states have laws regarding leaving animals unattended in parked cars, to protect them from unsafe and potentially dangerous conditions, one of these being high temperatures. JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM at Honest Paws gave us her best tips for caring for your pet during the hottest months of the year. -Never... Read more →


171 Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big10 Accolades

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – A school-record 171 Rutgers student-athletes were recognized by the Big Ten as Spring 2020 Academic All-Conference on Wednesday to elevate the Scarlet Knights' 2019-20 total to a record-setting 319 honorees, after 48 and 100 were selected in the winter and fall, respectively. Among the spring honorees is a five-time recipient in Adam Charalambides (men's lacrosse), three four-time selections, 36 three-time honorees and 47 repeat selections. "During a particularly challenging semester our student athletes brought their tremendous discipline to their remote classrooms and... Read more →


CNB Travel: St. Pete's Newest Waterfront Feature

Residents and Visitors are Invited to Explore All 26 Acres of St. Pete’s Newest Waterfront Attraction Beginning Monday, July 6 St. Petersburg, FL (June 19, 2020) -- The new Pier District and St. Pete Pier, previously scheduled to open on May 30, will now open on Monday, July 6 at 5:00 P.M. Said Mayor Rick Kriseman: “It’s been a long and winding road, but we’ve arrived at our destination: A dynamic, 26-acre waterfront playground that will serve residents and visitors for generations to come. It’s... Read more →


Philadelphia Port Intercepts 6 New Insect Pests Including The Deadly Wood Wasp

PHILADELPHIA (June 19, 2020)--– Six recent insect pest interceptions in Philadelphia, including a first ever local discovery, illustrate how Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists continue to safeguard our regional and national agricultural resources against destructive invasive pests hitchhiking inside imported shipping containers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed today that a Nephotettix nigropictus (Cicadellidae), commonly known as a green rice leafhopper, was the first ever discovery of this insect in the Delaware Valley. CBP agriculture specialists discovered it in a container of aluminum billets... Read more →


Retired Oaklyn Police Chief John V. "Jack" Laggy Sr.

What you put in the world comes back to you. Bravery is action in the face of fear and nothing gives us more courage to face life's uncertainties than remembering our moments of glory... We've all had a few. John V. “Jack” Laggy, Sr. gave us trust, strength and dedication with a genuine concern for others. He lived a good life “by the book” and took a tremendous amount of pride in his work, his family and his golf game. Fond memories of endless fairways,... Read more →


GTPD Alert: Family Emergency Phone Scammers Are Back

Unfortunately, the Family Emergency phone scammers are back at it again. Police Departments across the region have recently received several fraud complaints related to Family Emergency Scams. One report was from a Gloucester Township, New Jersey resident's grandmother who lives in a nearby town. She was convinced that her grandson had called her, claiming he was arrested in New York and needed bail money. Thankfully another family member was alerted to the scam and stopped her grandmother before sending money to the scammer(s). Scammers may... Read more →