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March 8, 2021

DOCTOR ADMITS ROLE IN GENETIC TESTING KICKBACK AND BRIBERY SCHEMES

NEWARK, N.J. – A Pennsylvania doctor today admitted participating in two conspiracies to receive bribes and kickbacks in exchange for ordering genetic tests, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Lee Besen, 65, of Waverly, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Anne E. Thompson to an information charging... Read more →


Burlington County Mega-Site Introduces Sensory Rooms for Vaccine Recipients with Special Needs

(MARLTON, N.J.) After a year spent mostly at home with limited in-person social interaction, a visit to a bustling, unfamiliar vaccine clinic can be a bit overwhelming, especially for those with special needs. In response, organizers of the Burlington County COVID-19 Vaccine Mega-Site created sensory rooms for individuals with autism, dementia,... Read more →


NJ News Commons: MURPHY SAYS NURSING HOMES SHOULD PAY PRICE FOR COVID

MURPHY: NURSING HOMES SHOULD PAY PRICE FOR COVID On CBS, Gov. Phil Murphy spoke about concerns over his administration's work to slow or stop the spread of COVID-19 in nursing homes. Some blame sits with the facilities who failed to follow the health department's "explicit, black-and-white" instructions, Murphy said. While it's... Read more →


James F. Callahan, of Gloucester City, age 88; Machinist, Parishioner of St. Mary's

Gloucester City since 1970. On March 3, 2021. Age 88. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Bernard J. and Hilda E. (Travis) Callahan. He also predeceased by his brother, Joseph Callahan. James is survived by his many nieces and nephews. James worked for 44 years as... Read more →


State Legislators in 5th District Support Carstarphen for Camden City Mayor

(Camden City, NJ) - The following is a joint statement from State Senator Nilsa Cruz-Perez (D-NJ-5), Assemblyman William Spearman (D-NJ-5), and Assemblyman William Moen (D-NJ-5): “While we’re saddened to learn that Camden Mayor Frank Moran has decided to retire from office, we celebrate his 31 years of exemplary city and county... Read more →


Great Schools: Why your child’s high school should offer internships

At some high schools, students are paired with a variety of careers and mentors to help them visualize their futures. by: Leslie Crawford | March 2, 2021 Print article What do you want to be when you grow up? From the time a child is a toddler, it’s a question adults... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Students Named to the University of Hartford President's Honors List WEST HARTFORD, CT (03/03/2021)-- The University of Hartford congratulates the students who have been named to the President's Honors List for Fall 2020. The President's Honors List is made up of an extremely select group of students who earned a grade... Read more →


*Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund Needs Your Support

2020 was a tough year, and we are anxiously awaiting the opportunity to start hosting our fund raising events again. With the uncertainty of the current Pandemic, like everyone else, we are taking things one day at a time. In the interim, in an effort to raise some money to aid... Read more →


Armed Robber Michael Hughes, 32, of Philadelphia Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison

Gloucestercitynews.net files PHILADELPHIA – Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Michael Hughes, 32, of Philadelphia, PA, was sentenced to 30 years in prison, five years of supervised release and ordered to pay restitution to his victims by United States District Court Judge Cynthia M. Rufe, for two armed... Read more →


Students from Camden County Technical School Helping Those In Need

SICKLERVILLE, NJ (February 26, 2021)(CNBNews)--Three students from Camden County Technical School, namely, Yamileth Galvez, Victorious Johnson, and Hannah Weiser, took the initiative to put together a collection for local women's safe homes and youth shelters. The students are members of the CCTS SkillsUSA chapter and used the club to host the... Read more →


Branch Rickey, World War 1 Army Officer, General Manager of Brooklyn Dodgers

Branch Rickey image courtesy of Baseball Hall of Fame Branch Rickey was an Army officer in the Chemical Warfare Service during World War I. In his unit, coincidentally, were future baseball greats Ty Cobb and Christy Mathewson. Rickey would also take a place in baseball history, thanks to his decision to... Read more →


*Attention Veterans: The Bucks County Veteran's Treatment Court Needs You

Become a Veteran Mentor BUCKS COUNTY, PA--The Bucks County Veteran's Treatment Court is looking for male and female military veterans to serve in the mentor program. Mentors are paired with a veteran to provide support to as they work through the Veterans Court program to successfully seek and maintain treatment, leading... Read more →


CAMDEN CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS BACK CARSTARPHEN FOR MAYOR 

(CAMDEN CITY, NJ) - Today the following members of the Camden City Council issued this joint statement: Council President Curtis Jenkins; Council Vice President Marilyn Torres; Councilman Angel Fuentes; Councilwoman Sheila Davis; and Councilwoman Shaneka Boucher. “As colleagues of Councilman Vic Carstarphen, we offer our public support to him to replace... Read more →


The Rise of the Online Gaming Industry in 2020  

In a year where a lot of Brits have struggled to keep their jobs, and where unemployment is on the up, there’s one industry that is going from strength to strength: online gaming. Whether it’splaying League of Legends with friends or sitting down to a poker tournament, it seems we all... Read more →


CNB CONSUMER ALERT: MoneyGram fraud refunds get closer

Gloucestercitynews.net March 5, 2021 by Bridget Small Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC If you used MoneyGram to send money to a scammer between January 1, 2013, and December 31, 2017, you may get a pre-filled claim form in the mail soon. The claim forms, from claims administrator Gilardi &... Read more →


CNB NEWS OF EDUCATION: Teachers Learning Remotely

Educators can learn great ways to teach STEM subjects on line at no cost. by Katherine Bihr, Ed.D (NAPSI)—If you are among the nearly four million teachers in America, according to National Center for Education estimates, here are no-cost digital resources that can support your teaching during these challenging times. Educating... Read more →


Mark Pennington, of Brooklawn, age 60

We are sad to announce that on March 2, 2021 we had to say goodbye to Mark Pennington of Brooklawn, New Jersey, born in Camden, New Jersey. You can send your sympathy in the guestbook provided and share it with the family. He was predeceased by : his parents, Leola Pennington... Read more →


Delaware County Wawa' Robbers Indicted

PHILADELPHIA – Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Quintel Martins, 27, of Drexel Hill, PA; DeAndre Jackson, 23, of Newark, DE; and Christopher Winfield, 22, of Wilmington, DE; were charged by Indictment with multiple counts of robbery and firearms offenses in connection with two separate robberies of Wawa... Read more →