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September 20, 2021

Suspect Involved In Murder At Pat's Steaks In Custody; Three Other Suspects Still At Large

image courtesy of NBCPhiladelphia PHILADELPHIA, PA (September 20, 2021)--According to NBC Philadelphia one of the four men sought in the deadly beating of a 28-year-old New Yorker outside Pat’s King of Steaks in South Philadelphia is now in police custody and facing murder charges. Omar Arce is charged with murder, aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person and related offenses, a source within the Philadelphia Police Department told NBC10. He had earlier turned himself in and been questioned by detectives in the death of Isidro Cortés last week. Police continue to search for three other suspects, two of whom have been... Read more →


Suspect Steals Backpack from Pedestrian in Camden City; Victim Says the Man Was a Bigot

Camden City, NJ (September 20, 2021)-- The Camden County Police Department is investigating a robbery and bias incident that occurred Saturday night. At approximately 9:45 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Sayrs Avenue and Hallowell Lane, a male suspect on a bike approached a victim walking in the area and forcefully pulled the victim’s backpack away while making a threatening remark about the victim’s sexual orientation. The suspect then fled the area with the backpack. The suspect is described as a black male, bald and with a beard. Images of the suspect on a bike carrying the victim’s backpack accompany... Read more →


NJBIA’s 7th Annual Women Business Leaders Forum, Sept. 22–24.

Five future business leaders who are standouts at New Jersey colleges and universities because of their academic work, leadership and community service will be honored with Rising Star Awards at NJBIA’s 7th Annual Women Business Leaders Forum, Sept. 22–24. The event is New Jersey’s largest professional women’s conference, which each year brings together hundreds of women and men for engaging workshops, dynamic TED-style talks and inspiring keynotes from nationally renowned speakers. This year, the WBLF will be a hybrid event featuring both virtual and live gatherings, including the in-person opening reception at 6 p.m. on Sept. 22 at The Palace... Read more →


Richard Bailey, of Brooklawn; Airline Mechanic, Member of IUEC Local 5, WXPN Public Radio Fan

Richard Thomas Bailey Richard Thomas Bailey, 68, of Brooklawn, NJ, passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, on September 14, 2021, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. The son of John Richard Bailey, Jr., and Diane Bailey (nee Lee), Richard spent his early years in the Fairview section of Camden. He was a 1970 graduate of Camden High School, and also had a Bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University. Rick, as he was known to all, worked for many years as an airline mechanic, and while with United Airlines, had the opportunity to live in Miami and San Francisco.... Read more →


NJ School Personnel/State Employees Required to be Fully Vaccinated by Oct 18th or Begin Regular Testing

Where is vaccination or testing required for workers? New Jersey has announced that all workers in preschool to Grade 12 schools, all workers in certain health care facilities and high-risk congregate settings, and all workers at state agencies, authorities, and colleges and universities will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be subject to COVID-19 testing at minimum one to two times per week. The federal government has announced that all workers at most health care settings, all federal executive branch employees, and all federal contractors will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and that all... Read more →


Getting The Better Of Bullying

Going to school doesn’t have to cause anxiety about bullying if parents, teachers, students and others work together to stop it. (NAPSI)—For many students, learning and school excitement can be stifled by caution and worry about bullying—but it can be alleviated. The Problem Children who are bullied or who bully others may have lasting difficulties. Bullies are more likely to drop out of school, engage in criminal behavior and have difficulty keeping steady jobs. Victims of bullying suffer from anxiety, low self-esteem and depression. Bystanders may feel powerless, fearful or guilty. The U.S. Department of Education defines bullying as unwanted,... Read more →


U.S. District Court NJ Sentenced Romanian National to Prison for ATM Skimming Conspiracy

TRENTON, N.J. – A Romanian national was sentenced today to 54 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to steal bank account information from thousands of customers by installing secret card-reading devices and pinhole cameras on ATMs throughout New Jersey and elsewhere, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Dorinel Trofin, 47, previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud. U.S. District Judge Peter G. Sheridan imposed the sentence today in Trenton federal court. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: Trofin admitted he was part of an ATM skimming scheme that... Read more →


Marian A. Lillie (nee Ranieri), of Runnemede

Marian A. Lillie (nee Ranieri), on September 16, 2021, of Runnemede. Age 76. Beloved wife of the late Vincent. Devoted mother of Brian Lillie and Jeff Lillie (Regina). Loving grandmother of Aiden, Luke, Logan, Evan, and Tyler. Dear sister of Janice Griffiths, Joyce Myers, Angel Andrews, and Terry Baus. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Marian was a school teacher for over 30 years with the Runnemede School District, a devoted Catholic, and a beloved friend. After retiring from teaching, she enjoyed working at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia. There will be a visitation from 6pm to 9pm Thursday... Read more →


What You Need to Know About Becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner

image unsplash Moving on from a more hands-on nursing role can be difficult. You can quickly get used to working directly with patients, and when this changes, you can feel a little bit lost as to what to do, when, and why. When you have been working as a nurse practitioner for a little while, you may feel ready for change and progression, or you may not. If you want to make a change, and you want to push your career that little bit further, you should look at becoming a family nurse practitioner (FNP). An FNP is like a... Read more →


City of Gloucester City Increases Salary of the Police Chief to $195,000

EDITOR'S NOTE: Gloucester City Mayor and Council passed resolution 037 increasing the salary of the police chief to $195,000 retroactive to December 1, 2021. The duties of police chief Brian Morrell were expanded by resolution 242 on December 22, 2020, because of the emergency created by the pandemic. The contract of the former administrator Jack Lippsett was not renewed on December 31, 2020. The city advertised the position and received a number of applications for the job, according to the former mayor, Dan Spencer. Read more →


Newark Schools Have 120 Unfilled Teacher Positions

By Patrick Wall /CHALKBEAT The Newark school district started the year with dozens of unfilled teaching positions. Barringer High School was short 15 teachers, forcing the school to use substitutes or ask staffers to cover extra classes. Patrick Wall/Chalkbeat When Madison Upshaw showed up to her forensic science class at Newark’s Barringer High School on the first day of school, she found an athletic coach at the front of the room. “He was like, ‘Yeah, I’m gonna be your sub for the whole year,’” the 12th-grader said. “I guess they can’t find anybody.” Upshaw was one of many Newark students... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Jennifer Relovsky of Marlton Serves as Student Teacher SCRANTON, PA (09/16/2021)-- Jennifer Relovsky of Marlton is among 23 University of Scranton education majors serving as student teachers during the fall semester at ten local schools in the following ten school districts: Blue Ridge, Commonwealth Charter, Dunmore, Lakeland, Mid Valley, Pittston Area, Valley View, Wayne Highlands, Western Wayne and Wilkes-Barre Area. Relovsky, will serve as a student teacher at Valley View Elementary School in the Valley View School District. Relovsky, is majoring in early and primary teacher education at the Jesuit university. The University of Scranton is a Jesuit university located... Read more →


CNB HUNTING/FISHING NEWS NJ: George Hanakis of Perth Amboy Catches Record Gray Tilefish

September 16, 2021--The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife has officially certified, and is pleased to announce, the catch of a new state record saltwater fish. George Hanakis of Perth Amboy, reeled in the new state record Gray Tilefish on September 1, 2021. The fish weighed in at 23 pounds, 8 ounces, eclipsing the previous state record by 4 ounces and measured 34” in length with a girth of 25”. George was bottom fishing from the boat, Jamaica, captained by Howard Bogan, Jr. They were located in Wilmington Canyon when he caught the tilefish with a Shimano Terez rod, a... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Summer 2021 President's List at Georgia State University ATLANTA, GA (09/13/2021)-- To be eligible for the President's List during the summer semester, degree-seeking students with a minimum Georgia State University cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 must earn a 4.0 GPA for the semester and complete at least 6 semester hours of academic credit with no incompletes. Students named to the President's List from your coverage area include: Eric Gulbranson of Joint Base Mdl (08640) Breon Johnson of Deptford (08096) Georgia State University, an enterprising urban public research university, is a national leader in graduating students from widely diverse... Read more →


Gwyn Parris-Atwell Honored by the Garden State Council of the Boy Scouts of America

Congrats to Jefferson Health – New Jersey’s Gwyn Parris-Atwell, DNP, FNP-BC, CEN, FAEN, who, on Monday night September 20, will be honored as the Salem County recipient of the “Distinguished Citizen of the Year” by the Garden State Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Parris-Atwell is a Nurse Practitioner with the Jefferson Occupational Health Network. As the Commander of the 166th Medical Group, she is responsible for overseeing medical operations for 1,500 Air Force service members. A resident of Alloway, NJ, and a five-year Jefferson employee, Parris-Atwell was activated to a large medical center in southern Delaware, where she... Read more →


UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL Research reveals drug targets for memory enhancement

Discovery represents significant advance in developing treatments for cognitive impairment in a broad spectrum of neurological and psychiatric disorders including Alzheimer’s by University of Bristol Newswise — Bristol-led research has identified specific drug targets within the neural circuits that encode memories, paving the way for significant advances in the treatment of a broad spectrum of brain disorders. Loss of memory is a core feature of many neurological and psychiatric disorders including Alzheimer’s disease and schizophrenia. Current treatment options for memory loss are very limited and the search for safe and effective drug therapies has, until now, had limited success. The... Read more →


Pennsylvania lawmakers consider suspended COVID-19 regulations for older adults

By Dave Fidlin | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – A number of the pandemic-induced regulations impacting Pennsylvania older adults are set to expire at month’s end. Others, however, are expected to temporarily remain in place into the foreseeable future. In other instances, officials within Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration are asking for some of the regulations put in place at the onset of COVID-19 to become permanent. The state House Aging and Older Adults Services Committee held a public hearing this week that took a wide-reaching look into the various regulations that were put in place as emergency... Read more →


Christopher Gualtieri, 48, of Franklinville, Charged with Fraud for Role in Healthcare Conspiracy

CAMDEN, N.J. – A federal grand jury today returned a five-count indictment charging a Gloucester County, New Jersey, man with defrauding his employer’s health insurance plan out of more than $4 million by submitting fraudulent claims for medically unnecessary compounded medications, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced today. Christopher Gualtieri, 48, of Franklinville, New Jersey, is charged with conspiracy to commit health care fraud and mail fraud and individual acts of mail fraud. Gualtieri was also charged with making false statements to federal agents during the investigation, as well as preparing and filling fraudulent oxycodone prescriptions. Gualtieri is scheduled... Read more →


WASHINGTON POLITICS: New Parnell Ad... Media Divides, Liberals Define​

Ohio Township, PA – Sean Parnell today launched a new campaign ad entitled “Media Divides, Liberals Define” highlighting his military and leadership experience. The ad comes as Parnell continues consolidating conservative support in the Republican primary, both across Pennsylvania and nationally. The ad can be viewed HERE or by clicking below. Below is a script of the ad: When our freedom is at stake, Pennsylvanians are the first to the fight. That's exactly why I joined the army after 9/11. I led an infantry platoon on the front lines in Afghanistan They called us the ‘Outlaw Platoon. Men of every... Read more →


Daniel W. McCarrin Jr., of Audubon, Member of Steamfitters Local Union 420, Philadelphia, PA

On September 17, 2021, of Audubon, NJ. Age 79 years. Beloved husband of 57 years to Burlyne A. McCarrin. Dear father of Daniel, III, Barry (the late Lisa) and Keith. Loving grandfather of Kevin and Sean. Brother of James McCarrin, son-in-law of Ella Reilly and brother-in-law to Suzanne Breier and Christopher (Jill) Reilly. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Dan was a member of Steamfitters Local Union 420, Philadelphia, PA and attended St. Joseph’s University earning a certificate in Industrial Relations. He was a longtime parishioner of St. Rose of Lima Church in Haddon Heights, NJ and... Read more →