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May 9, 2022

ATTENTION GLOUCESTER CITY RESIDENTS!!!!

TRASH PICKUP WAS DELAYED UNTIL TUESDAY - DUE TO CALL-OUTS IMPORTANT NOTICE; Due to the high number of callouts, all trash pickups scheduled for today (Monday) will be delayed until tomorrow (Tuesday). Hoping the rest if the week stays on a normal schedule. We will keep you advised as soon as we know. SOURCE CITY OF GLOUCESTER CITY Read more →


The Fruits Of Donald Norcross’s Labor Are Paying Off For South Jersey’s Political Cartel

CNBNews Graphics Gustafson: “South Jersey’s political cartel keeps feeding itself…” COLLINGSWOOD – Claire Gustafson, Republican candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s First Congressional District, said today that South Jersey’s political cartel still has its hands in the taxpayer cookie jar created by cartel member Donald Norcross. At issue is a recently published report detailing how politically connected Camden companies received the first installment of their hundreds of millions of dollars in tax breaks years after a task force investigation. “Investigations mean nothing, South Jersey’s political cartel keeps feeding itself with taxes paid by the hardworking people of the first congressional... Read more →


Rowan Sports Update: Softball Earns Top Seed; Baseball Eliminated; Lacrosse Out of Tournament

CNB SPORTS NEWS Rowan Softball Earns Top Seed in NCAA Regional at Tufts; Profs to Open Play vs Cabrini INDIANAPOLIS, IN - The 19th-ranked Rowan softball team will take on Cabrini to open play in the 2022 NCAA Division III Softball Championship, as the top-seeded Profs will take part in the Medford, Massachusetts Regional hosted by Tufts University from May 13-15. Rowan (33-8) will face Cabrini (21-10) on Friday, May 13 at 4:30 p.m. following the game between Tufts (33-9) and Muhlenberg (22-20) at 2 p.m. The winner of the double-elimination regional will advance to the Super Regionals on May... Read more →


Florida Tax Preparer Convicted of Fraud and Identity Theft for Filing False Tax Returns

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Guy Menard Charles, 51, of Naples, FL, was convicted after trial of 23 counts of fraud and identity theft for filing false federal income tax returns as part of a scheme to fraudulently reduce taxes and inflate the tax refund amounts claimed on tax returns he prepared for his clients. The defendant owned and operated Menard Tax Services in Florida. A co-conspirator, based in Philadelphia, recruited clients for the business and purchased personal identifying information for dependents, which Menard used on a number of the clients’ federal tax returns. In... Read more →


Route 130, Route 73, and Route 90 Overnight Road Closures in Camden and Burlington Counties

Closures necessary for milling and paving work (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a series of the overnight ramp and lane closures on Route 130, Route 73, and Route 90 this week in Camden and Burlington counties. Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Monday, May 9 until 6 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, May 10, and continuing Tuesday and Wednesday nights, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close several ramps and lanes on Route 130, Route 73, and Route 90 for milling and paving. Motorists should follow the signed detours. The following overnight ramp and lane... Read more →


Paterson NJ Chop Shop Broken-Up

Eight Individuals Charged with Conspiracy to Resell Stolen Vehicles in Operation of Paterson “Chop Shop” TRENTON – Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced that eight defendants were indicted today on second-degree conspiracy and other charges related to the operation of a Paterson “chop shop” that possessed stolen vehicles and stripped them for parts. They were charged in a joint investigation by the New Jersey State Police (NJSP) and the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC). The Division of Criminal Justice Specialized Crimes Bureau today obtained a 15-count grand jury indictment charging the following defendants with second-degree conspiracy to receive... Read more →


We Can Foundation Walk to Remember June 19

PINE GROVE FIRE HALL, 9TH, AND JERSEY AVENUE If you are unable to attend and would like to make a donation send your check or money order to We Can Foundation, 573 Homewood Lane, Williamstown NJ 08094 RELATED: So Who is George Merryfield ? The new face of fentanyl addiction: Kati's story Read more →


MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT...Marine Corps Maj. Gen. James Everett Livingston

Marine Corps Maj. Gen. James Everett Livingston became a trusted commander during his more than three decades in the service. He learned leadership skills early in his career and put them to good use in 1968 when he helped liberate a Vietnamese village and save stranded Marines. For that, he earned the Medal of Honor. Livingston was born on Jan. 12, 1940, in rural Towns, Georgia. He and his brother, Donald, were raised on a 3,000-acre farm which they helped their parents, Myret and Ruth Livingston, work as much as possible. Livingston said he was one of 26 students who... Read more →


Philadelphia And America's Homicide Surge

A heroin camp in Kensington (photo courtesy of WHYY) ***** by Alec MacGillis, photography by Hannah Price/Magnum Photos, special to ProPublica ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Nakisha Billa’s son was still a baby when she decided to make their first flight to safety. It was early in 2000 and she and Domonic were living in the North Philadelphia neighborhood of Kensington, which had long suffered some of the highest crime rates in the city. Billa was 22, proud to be living in... Read more →


New York Resident Allegedly Dumped Solid Sewage Waste Into West Milford Storm Drain

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced today that a New York man was indicted by a state grand jury for allegedly illegally collecting solid sewage waste and discharging it into a storm drain that emptied into West Milford Lake in West Milford, NJ in March 2021. Anthony Serpe, 55, of Greenwood Lake, N.Y., was indicted Friday on charges of third-degree violation of New Jersey’s Water Pollution Control Act and fourth-degree illegal collection of solid waste. The indictment was obtained by the Division of Criminal Justice (DCJ) Specialized Crimes Bureau as the result of an investigation by the... Read more →


SO WHO IS GEORGE MERRYFIELD?

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 9, 2022)(CNBNews)--For some time now whenever we heard about someone having a drug or alcohol problem in the Gloucester City area the name George Merryfield was mentioned as the person who helped so and so to get on the road to recovery. George Merryfield Curious we wanted to know who was this guy Merryfield? How has he been able to help so many? Where did he come from? Why does he call his organization The We Can Foundation? After asking around we were able to hook up with George and... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: Coast Guard Rescues Two After 33-Foot Sail Boat Grounded Offshore Near Little Egg Inlet

COUPLE RESCUED--An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, New Jersey, stands with two survivors May 6, 2022, after the aircrew rescued the couple. The two people were aboard a 33-foot sailing vessel when it grounded and overturned in heavy weather offshore from Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey. (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) ##### ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (May 7, 2022)(CNBNews)-- — The Coast Guard rescued two people Friday night after their 33-foot sailing vessel, Free Bird, grounded and overturned near Little Egg Inlet. A person aboard Free Bird used a VHF-FM marine radio Friday at about 8... Read more →