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May 2022

Rowan's Softball Players McKenzie Melvin and Teammate Emily August Honored by NJAC

McKenzie Melvin and Emily August Honored by NJAC PITMAN, NJ (May 18, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)– Two Rowan Softball Student-Athletes scored New Jersey Athletic Conference Weekly Honors in the final report of the season. McKenzie Melvin was named the NJAC Player of the Week with teammate Emily August selected as the NJAC Pitcher of the Week. The duo were named to the NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team as the Profs advanced to the championship series over the weekend but fell in a tough 3-2 defeat to the host Tufts to end the postseason ride. Melvin batted .357 (5-for-14) with four runs, two stolen bases,... Read more →


Philadelphia Police Seeking Dirt Bike Driver Who Struck And Killed a 17-Year-Old Skateboarder

PHILADELPHIA PA (May 18, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Today at a press conference Philadelphia Police Captain Mark Overwise provided updated information on the fatal accident involving the driver of a dirt bike and a skateboarder. On Sunday, May 15, 2022, at approximately 10:30 PM, a dirt bike being driven by a male was traveling east bound on Allegheny Avenue at a high rate of speed, doing wheelies on the highway when it struck Jesus Gomez Rosario (17/M) who was riding on a skateboard, traveling west bound on Allegheny Avenue. Mr. Rosario was transported to Temple Hospital with severe injuries. On Tuesday May 17, 2022... Read more →


Burlington County Prosecutor's Office Releases Name of Maple Shade Motel Homicide

Investigators seeking information from public to help solve case Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Maple Shade Police Chief Christopher J. Fletcher today released the identity of the woman who was killed last week inside a room at a Route 73 motel, and asked the public for assistance with the homicide investigation. The victim was identified as 36-year-old Michelle L. Johnston, who had lived in multiple locations recently in the Burlington and Camden county areas. The investigation into her death began just before 11:30 a.m. on May 11 after officers from the Maple Shade Police Department were called to the... Read more →


Authorities Investigating Fatal Shooting of Philadelphia Man in Camden City; Another Man Seriously Injured

Camden, N.J. – Detectives are investigating a shooting that killed one man and injured another in Camden on Tuesday evening, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at approximately 8:20 p.m., officers from the Camden County Metro Police Department were dispatched to 1 East Randolph Street for reports of a victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound inside of a vehicle in the parking lot. Upon their arrival, officers located an unconscious 36-year-old male victim. The victim, later identified as Mark Virgile, was located inside a vehicle, suffering... Read more →


NJ Politics: YouTube Labels Trump's Endorsement Of SJ Republican Incumbent Van Drew As "Misinformation"

Recently a video posted in December of 2021 was labeled misinformation by YouTube. The video appeared as if United States Congressman Jeff Van Drew, R-NJ-2 received an endorsement from Donald Trump at an event in Mar-A-Lago. At the event, former President Trump called out thirteen Republicans that voted for the Biden Infrastructure Bill (including Van Drew) and told supporters these selected Republicans must be voted out. [Citation link: https://wpgtalkradio.com/youtube-labels-trump-endorsement-of-nj-congressman-misinformation]. Sean Pignatelli, Van Drew’s primary opponent, says he's not surprised at all. “I was hoping for a free and fair election with Van Drew. I'm not sure what to make of... Read more →


Gloucester City Republicans:

City Democrats Had 20 Plus Years to Fix Problems with Trash and Marketing the City with Signage

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 18, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--In a prepared statement released today, the Gloucester City Republican Committee and council candidates lambasted the incumbent Democratic Mayor and councilmembers for their slow response to the City's ongoing trash crisis and other problems such as marketing the City and Wayfinding Signage. For decades city businesses were not required to place their trash in a receptacle nor were they required to use trash bags. Although residents throughout the city were held to stricter laws. At last month's meeting, the governing body passed an ordinance on first reading that mandates business owners to use trash receptacles.... Read more →


GREAT SCHOOLS: Plantation Tours AND U.S. Slavery A Good Teaching Tool As Long As The Lessons are Honest

Amy Potter & Derek H. Alderman GREAT SCHOOLS (This story is adapted from an article that originally appeared in The Conversation on March 15, 2022, by Amy Potter, Associate Professor of Geography at Georgia Southern University, and Derek H. Alderman, Professor of Geography at the University of Tennessee.) Whether they know it or not, kids have recently become the eye of the storm for an adult culture war over how we understand race in our country. State legislatures across the U.S. are cracking down on discussions of race and racism in the classroom. School boards are attempting to ban books... Read more →


84-Year-Old Mt. Laurel Man Charged with Wife's Death; Authorities Think It Was A Mercy Killing

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ (May 17, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Laurel Police Chief Stephen Riedener announced that an 84-year-old man has been charged with the death of his wife in what may have been a mercy killing, according to the preliminary investigation. The defendant, who is accused of fatally stabbing his 82-year-old wife, turned the knife on himself afterward, but survived. Dan Mook, 84, of Fernbrooke Lane, was charged with Murder (First Degree), Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Third Degree) and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Fourth Degree). He was taken to Cooper University Hospital... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: Univ. of Mississippi, Univ. of Wisconsin, Univ. of Illinois

University of Mississippi Celebrates May 2022 Graduates UNIVERSITY, MS (05/17/2022)-- More than 3,300 students graduated from the University of Mississippi in May 2022. Undergraduate and graduate candidates received degrees from the College of Liberal Arts, General Studies and schools of Accountancy, Applied Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Journalism and New Media, Law and Pharmacy. Heonsir Ha, of Seoul, majored in Psychology and earned a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Liberal Arts. Faith Waldron, of Sea Isle City, majored in Allied Health Studies and earned a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Liberal Arts. Thomas Shover, of Riverton,... Read more →


CNBNews Fishing News: ...Warmer Weather Improves Fishing in State of Maryland

May 18, 2022 by Erik Zlokovitz Maryland DNR Recreational Fisheries Outreach, filling in for Keith Lockwood. Glenn Simpkins and his daughter with a nice-sized crappie at a pond in Harford County. Photo by Glenn Simpkins Warm and sunny weather returned to Maryland and fishing conditions are getting back to normal, with lighter winds and less rain this week. The shad run is winding down, but should continue until the end of May. With the warmer weather, fishing for invasive snakeheads is starting to improve in the shallow waters of Blackwater and in other river systems, along the shorelines and weed... Read more →


Are Online Essay Writing Services Worth It?

An essay is a special form of independent student work, which is aimed at developing skills of research, creative work, mastering general and special methods of modern research, and an in-depth study of any issue or topic of the discipline. In addition, the work allows identifying the student's ability to independently comprehend the problem, creatively and critically explore it, the ability to select, analyze and systematize literary sources; ability to apply the acquired knowledge in the process of solving practical problems; formulate conclusions, and recommendations on the subject of research. Solving the scientific problem defined by the subject of research,... Read more →


Five Rowan Softball Players to Division III All-Region Teams

LOUISVILLE, KY – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association released its Division III All-Region Teams which features five Profs among its ranks. SPORTS Earning Region IV First-Team honors are Emily August, Cat Thomas, and Morgan Zane. On the second team is McKenzie Melvin while Korie Hague earns a spot on the third team. CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE LIST Zane earns her third all-region honor, her second-straight first-team selection after a second-team nod in 2019. Other two-time recipients include August, who also claimed her second-straight first-team pick, and Hague, who was a first-team honoree last season. Thomas and Melvin are honored for... Read more →


Top 8 Ways You Can Upgrade Your Home’s Exterior Design

Image Source A house’s exterior design is just as important as the interior design. Ensure that the overall appeal of a home, inside and outside, is on point. Whether you live in a traditional home or a modern property, it’s understandable that beautifying a home can be stressful. Make cosmetic changes for your home by getting a new garage and front door, adding an extension, plants, porch, painting the walls, etc. Are you looking for ways to improve your curb appeal? Then follow the list below for the eight ways to achieve a beautiful exterior design for your house. Get... Read more →


Kidney Donor Saves Life of Hackenskak Hospital MRI Tech

Kidney Donor Saves a Life and Undergoes First Single-Incision Donor Procedure Performed at Hackensack University Medical Center HACKENSACK, NJ – For eight months, Arthur Dranoff, 60, a hospital MRI technologist, had been spending five hours a day, four days a week on dialysis due to kidney failure. But on Monday, April 4, 2022, the generosity of 21-year-old kidney donor Savanna Knapp saved his life. Samuel Sultan, M.D., transplant surgeon at Hackensack University Medical Center, performed Savanna’s donor procedure using a single-incision laparoscopic approach — marking the first time the surgical technique has been used at Hackensack University Medical Center. Shortly... Read more →


CNBNews Consumer Tip: Get Your Ducts In A Row

To be sure your home is thoroughly clean, have the ductwork inspected. (NAPSI)—Before you spring into action cleaning your home this season, you may want to consider a source of dirt you can’t see but do need to deal with: air ducts. CONSUMER TIPS Your home’s heating and cooling system is the lungs of your home. The system pulls air from your rooms; filters, heats or cools it; and sends it back out again. The Problem As a result, dust motes, dander, smoke, pollen and anything else in the air gets stuck in the ductwork. This can be serious for... Read more →


Duke Farms Bald Eagle Webcam (watch)

In 2008, Duke Farms installed a webcam on a tree adjacent to a Bald Eagle nest to provide a live look at the daily lives of the eagles. In partnership with The Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey, lesson plans were created to facilitate place-based educational opportunities for students. Between the general public and classrooms up and down the east coast, the Duke Farms Eagle Cam has many fans – over 10 million viewers and growing! It is important to remember that although we have access to witness their behaviors, the eagles are still wild animals. If you find the... Read more →


Guest Opinion: THERE ARE ONLY TWO SEXES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the need to tell the truth about biology BILL DONOHUE | CNBNEWS CONTRIBUTOR There are only two sexes: male or female. I said this to the graduating class at Ave Maria Law School on May 14, and my comments were well received. The next day, Wyoming Sen. Cynthia Lummis spoke to the graduates at the University of Wyoming and she said the same thing. She was booed and later apologized for "disrespecting" people. Sen. Lummis should never have apologized. She told the truth. We will never beat those who deny the existence of... Read more →


APPLE RELEASES SECURITY UPDATES

Apple has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. Note: Apple notes they are aware of a report that states CVE-2022-22675 may have been actively exploited. CVE-2022-22675 affects watchOS, tvOS, and macOS Big Sur. CISA encourages users and administrators to review the Apple security pages for the following products and apply the necessary updates. watchOS 8.6 tvOS 15.3 macOS Catalina macOS Big Sur 11.6.6 macOS Monterey 12.4 iOS 15.5 and iPad OS 15.5 Xcode 13.4 Read more →


PRISON INMATE TRIES TO SMUGGLE OPIATE INTO SCRANTON FEDERAL PRISON

Sentenced To 24 Months’ Imprisonment For Attempting To Smuggle Suboxone Into Federal Prison SCRANTON PA-- The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that United States District Judge Malachy E. Mannion sentenced Devro Hebron, age 38, of the District of Columbia, yesterday to 24 months’ imprisonment for the offense of Attempted Provision of Contraband to an Inmate. The 24-month sentence must run consecutively to the federal prison sentence that Hebron was already serving at the time of the offense. According to United States Attorney John C. Gurganus, on January 19, 2019, while an inmate at United... Read more →


Sponsors Needed for Samaritan Golf Tournament

A Good Cause on June 27, 2022 Mount Laurel, NJ – “Drive FORE! A Good Cause,” Samaritan’s annual golf tournament, presented by The Richardson Family Dealerships, will take place on Monday, June 27 at Little Mill Country Club in Marlton. All proceeds from the event support Samaritan’s family of services that enhance the lives of those coping with issues of aging, serious illness, or grief, and all those who care about them throughout South Jersey. “Each year, we hold our annual golf tournament to raise awareness and funds to support the essential, life-enhancing services we provide in communities throughout South... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on College Students: Southern New Hampshire Univ.

SNHU Announces Winter 2022 President's List MANCHESTER, NH (05/17/2022)-- It is with great pleasure that Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) congratulates the following students on being named to the Winter 2022 President's List. Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.700 and above are named to the President's List. Full-time status is achieved by earning 12 credits; undergraduate day students must earn 12 credits in the fall or spring semester, and online students must earn 12 credits over two consecutive terms (EW1 & EW2, EW3 & EW4, or EW5 & EW6). Joshua Piper of Joint Base... Read more →


Progress of Bitcoin Mining in Connecticut

As of October 2017, the progress of bitcoin mining in Connecticut is still in its early stages. However, there are already a few companies that have started to invest in this activity. Among them, Bitfarms Ltd., a Canadian bitcoin mining company, has announced the opening of a new farm in North Canaan, Connecticut. The company has invested about $10 million in this project. Visit quantum-code.io for further information. This new farm will be one of the largest bitcoin mining facilities in North America and will use about 1.4 megawatts of power. In addition to this, another company called Greenidge Generation... Read more →


Dads’ Resource Center shares research on how the system holds fathers back

STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania – (May 16, 2022) – Many fathers who are in divorced situations get every other weekend with their child. If they are lucky, they may get to spend a little more time with them during the summer or on certain holidays. Children who don't live with their fathers rarely get much time with their children, but it's not by choice for many fathers. Instead, it's a system and society that continuously squeezes them out. "We are doing what we can to bring notice to the fact that the system is flawed and it’s hurting families,” said Dads’... Read more →


Research Reveals Increase Interest in Cryptocurrency Regulations

YouGov research shows potential crypto buyers are most interested in regulation levels and proven returns New crypto brand, ETHAX, launches with regulation, licensing and lower access barriers at the core of its mission to make cryptocurrency accessible to all 5th May 2022 [LONDON, United Kingdom]: New research has revealed that lack of regulation and unproven returns help deter 75% of adults from investing in cryptocurrency. This is to be expected seeing as 99.9% of cryptocurrency projects are not regulated. Enter ETHAX: the new cryptocurrency business that is fully licensed and regulated to provide key services in the crypto space. These... Read more →


How can you Invest in NFTs as a Beginner?

If you're new to the world of cryptocurrency, you may be wondering how you can get started with investing in NFTs. Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, are a type of digital asset that is unique and cannot be replicated. This makes them valuable and sought-after by collectors and investors. There are a few different ways that you can invest in NFTs. One way is to buy them directly from an online marketplace such as OpenSea or Rarible. Another way is to purchase them from a cryptocurrency exchange that offers NFT trading pairs. Finally, you can also earn NFTs by participating in... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: A Busy Month for FACT

Another busy month has passed and I'd like to update you on some of our recent notable work. First, FACT filed a complaint against Congressman Kai Kahele of Hawaii. House ethics rules prohibit Representatives from taking official action when they have a conflict of interest. In this case, Rep. Kahele was employed by Hawaiian Airlines while simultaneously serving on a Congressional committee and co-sponsoring bills that directly affected his employer, Hawaiian Airlines. Making matters worse, these were bills that Hawaiian Airlines lobbied on, including one that provided tax credits to the airline industry. We sought an investigation into this apparent... Read more →


Elwood W. Barr, 77, of Gloucester City

On May 14, 2022. Age 77. Of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted husband of 57 years to Dorothea F. Barr (nee Beebe). Loving father of Earl Barr, Debbie Wilkins and the late Walter E. Barr. Cherished grandfather of Kyle, Cody, Joshua, Robbie, Alyssa, Courtney and great-grandfather of Vincent, Blake, Brooklyn and Bentley. Beloved brother of Caroline Filer, Cliff, George, Kenney, Jerry, the late Nelson and the late Ralph Barr. Butch enjoyed crossword puzzles and playing games on his iPad. He was an avid fan of the Phillies and Eagles. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Thursday morning,... Read more →


Rutgers University–Camden: Luminaries honored by Senator Rand Institute for Public Affairs

Four southern New Jersey citizens honored as emblematic of research institute’s mission CAMDEN, N.J. – The Senator Walter Rand Institute (WRI) for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden honored four prominent southern New Jersey citizens – shining examples of its mission to foster a healthy, productive, and thriving South Jersey – as the 2021 South Jerseyans of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Award honorees. They were recognized during the 20th annual Walter and Leah Rand Awards and Scholarship Dinner – postponed a year due to the coronavirus pandemic – on May 3 at The Mansion on Main Street in Voorhees Township.... Read more →


DOVER COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic to Help Local Latino Community Get Vaccinated

Dover, NJ – On Thursday May 19, Club Colombia is hosting a vaccination clinic as part of Hispanic Access Foundation’s ‘Unity in Community’ Project in partnership with the Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The FREE clinic will be offering the initial doses of all vaccines, as well as the booster to its nearby community. The past couple of years have shown just how much the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted Latino communities. The organization decided to launch this program to help improve the livelihood of Latinos across the nation.... Read more →


Rowan Earns At-Large Bid To The 2022 NCAA Baseball Championship

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Eighth-ranked Rowan has earned an at-large bid to the 2022 NCAA Baseball Championship and will take part in the Annville (PA) Regional, hosted by Lebanon Valley College. The Profs are seeded first in the regional and will face fourth-seeded Mitchell on the morning of Friday, May 20. Washington & Jefferson is seeded second, with the host Lebanon Valley as the third seed with those teams playing the second game on Friday. The double-elimination regional continues through Sunday, May 22. NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP BRACKET REGIONAL BRACKET The Profs (30-8) will be making the 28th NCAA appearance in school history,... Read more →


A NJ Lottery Player Wins $1000 a Week for Life

TRENTON (May 16, 2022) – One New Jersey Lottery CASH4LIFE ticket matched the five white balls drawn for the Sunday, May 15, drawing winning the $1,000 a week for life second-tier prize. The winning ticket was sold at Jackpocket, 355 Warwick Turnpike, Hewitt in Passaic County. The winning numbers for the Sunday, May 15, drawing were: 12, 18, 22, 32 and 47. The Cash Ball was: 03. Moreover, 8,811 players won $34,606 in cash prizes ranging from $2 to $500 with 2,357 of those tickets doubling their prize with DOUBLER. CASH4LIFE offers two jackpot prizes for the $2.00 ticket price.... Read more →


WILDWOOD SUMMER NEWS: Kick Back Tiki Cruises

KICK BACK TIKI CRUISES LAUNCH IN WILDWOOD WITH PRIVATE CHARTERED BYO CRUISES WILDWOOD, NJ --(CNBNewsnet) Two shore locals have teamed up to bring their passion project to the waves of the Jersey Shore this summer. Vineland native Captain Tim Merighi and Ocean City business partner Matt Sawyer announce the launch of Kick Back Tiki Cruises out of Wildwood, New Jersey. Their new tiki boat and floating bar will offer private chartered BYO cruises departing several times a day from their dock at 626 W. 26th Avenue. Cruise options will include Rise N Shine, Mid-Day, Afternoon, Happy Hour, Sunset and Wildwood... Read more →


Philadelphia Eagles Release 2022 Schedule

2022 Philadelphia Eagles Schedule Preseason Week 1: Friday, August 12 vs. New York Jets at 7:30 PM Week 2: Sunday, August 21 at Cleveland Browns at 1 PM Week 3: Saturday, August 27 at Miami Dolphins at 7 PM *All preseason games will air on both NBC10 and SportsRadio 94WIP. Regular Season Week 1: Sunday, September 11 at Detroit Lions at 1 PM Week 2: Monday, September 19 vs. Minnesota Vikings at 8:30 PM Week 3: Sunday, September 25 at Washington Commanders at 1 PM Week 4: Sunday, October 2 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars at 1 PM Week 5: Sunday, October... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Community Pride Begins At Home

by Robert S. Bevan GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 16, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Seventy percent of our life will be spent in our home, neighborhood, and community. The quality of life that we will experience will depend on how our life is affected y conditions in our own gloucestercitynews.net graphic file hometown. If we see litter on our streets, then we think we live in a dirty run-down town. If we see street people and druggies occupying our main streets, we see a depressed community. If we see new neighbors move on our block who take no pride in their property and feel they... Read more →


Suzanne Britton, 81, of Gloucester City

Suzanne, 81, passed away following a heroic 22-year fight against cancer. Loving mother of Kimberly Keyack (Alison). Grandmother of Reid and Brady Mendl and her four-legged favorite, Ollie Keyack. Beloved sister of Rosemary Joyce and the late Happy DiCondina. Cherished aunt of William DiCondina (Melinda), Anthony DiCondina (Christine), Tom DiCondina (Maria) and Michael DiCondina (Shelly). Predeceased by her parents, William Knodel and Frances Long Knodel and husband Charles Britton. Suzanne was an avid dog lover and animal lover, and loyal supporter of the Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge in Medford. She loved to go flower shopping and having her friends over... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on College Students: Albright College's Class of 2022 Earn Degrees

CNBNews graphic file READING, PA (05/13/2022)-- Albright College's class of 2022 graduates will celebrate the 162nd Commencement Ceremony at Santander Arena on Sunday, May 15, 2022. The event will be livestreamed on Albright's Commencement website. Gasperio Joseph Alessi of Marlton, N.J., (08053) is earning a Bachelor of Arts degree. A graduate of Cherokee High School, Alessi majored in Sociology: Criminology as a member of the class of 2022 at Albright College. Gabrielle Marie Boggs of Linwood, N.J., (08221) is earning a Bachelor of Arts degree. A graduate of Mainland Regional High School, Boggs majored in Sociology: Family Studies, Early Childhood... Read more →


James A. Rutherford, 96, of Wenonah

On May 12, 2022. Age 96. Of Wenonah. Formerly of South Philadelphia. Loving and devoted husband of 72 years to the late Angelina M. Rutherford (nee Pinto). Survived by his children, Margaret Rutherford, James Rutherford, Adeline Viggiano (Michael) and Ann Angarola (James), as well as many loving grandchildren and great grandchildren and sisters, Constance Pinto and Joan Smith. James proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War. At James’ request, services will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of James A. Rutherford. Funeral Arrangements and... Read more →


Actor, Comedian Joe Piscopo Joins Sons of the American Legion

SAL National Commander Michael Fox participates in an induction ceremony for former Saturday Night Live cast member Joe Piscopo in Woodstock, Ill., on May 14, 2022. Photo by Alex Wroblewski / The American Legion By Andy Proffet MAY 15, 2022 At the height of the Vietnam War, Joe Piscopo and his father had a life-changing conversation. “I was the worst student ever in high school. I got kicked out so many times. But my father was great, he got me through. Then he wanted me to go to college,” Piscopo recalled. Piscopo wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps and... Read more →


Cricket Betting in UK: A Brief History

Meta: A short summary on ways in which cricket betting panned out in the United Kingdom within the course of time. Read more. Cricket is one among the oldest sports prevalent throughout the UK which is considered to have originated during the late 16th century. Earlier it was known by the name Creckett especially in Southern England which is the birthplace of the great game. History tells us that the game was extremely old as there are several references that suggest it was present during the 1530s. The sport had gone through several transitions over the years and more and... Read more →


Camden County Raising Awareness on Veterans Suicide

Join Us for an Important Discussion and Resource Fair for Veterans and their Families Join us on Saturday, May 21st as we bring awareness to veteran suicide with a panel discussion, resource fair and walk. Event begins at 9 AM, panel discussion begins at 9:30 AM . Following the panel discussion attendees will be invited to walk the island to remember and bring awareness to veteran suicide. To learn more, Click Here. space donated as a public service Panel includes: Marine Captain, Mark Bodrog Army Veteran and Attempted Suicide Survivor, Will Betts Rhonda Hart, Behavioral Health at Crescenz VA Medical... Read more →


HSI Philadelphia Probe Nets Former Liberian Rebel General of Mays Landing NJ

- for immigration fraud PHILADELPHIA – An investigation headed by the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Philadelphia field office led to the arrest of a former Liberian rebel general on May 5. Agents from HSI Philadelphia arrested Laye Sekou Camara, a/k/a “K-1,” a/k/a “Dragon Master,” 43, of Mays Landing, NJ, who has been indicted on the charge of use of an immigration document obtained by fraud. The Indictment alleges that in June 2011, Camara submitted an application for a non-immigrant visa to the United States. In that application Camara falsely contended, among other things, that he: 1) was not a member... Read more →


SHOW ME YOUR FRIENDS OUR SHOW YOU YOUR FUTURE

RELATED: SO WHO IS GEORGE MERRYFIELD? (Camden, NJ) – The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to dramatically alter our day-to-day activities. From small adjustments like mandatory mask wearing, to life-changing events like lost loved ones or prolonged unemployment, the pandemic can be a serious strain on mental health. For some, managing comes easy, but for those struggling to cope, support is available. “From the beginning of this pandemic, we have been fighting a war on multiple fronts. While much of our collective attention has been paid to protecting physical health, we need everyone to make sure they are closely monitoring... Read more →


Ocean County Student Recognized in PDFNJ’s Statewide Fourth Grade Folder Contest

Pt. PLEASANT BEACH, NJ — Young people are using their artistic talents to encourage their peers to live a healthy substance-free lifestyle as part of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s (PDFNJ) Design a Fourth Grade Folder contest. Nearly 3,000 fourth grade students from all 21 counties in New Jersey entered the contest, but only 33 earned recognition at the program’s virtual award ceremony held on Tuesday, May 3. Allison Leinen of G. Harold Antrum Elementary School in Point Pleasant Beach was selected as a finalist in the competition. The virtual awards ceremony honored each of the finalists, allowing... Read more →


Two Shot in Camden City, One 18-Year-Old Man Dead

Camden CITY, N.J. (MAY 15, 2022) – Detectives are investigating a shooting that killed one man and injured another in Camden this morning, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. On Saturday, May 14, 2022, at approximately 10:19 a.m., officers from the Camden County Police Department responded to the area of the 1000 block of Lakeshore Drive in Camden in reference to multiple 911 calls regarding a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, Yahmir Catoe, 18, of Camden, lying on the ground in a nearby park suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.... Read more →


Camden County Board of Commissioners Town Hall Meeting, Submit Your Questions Today

Save the Date for the Next Town Hall Meeting on May 24th RSVP and Submit Questions for the Next Meeting U.S. Congressmen Donald Norcross, Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr., Assemblywoman Pam Lampitt and Cherry Hill Mayor Susan Shin Angulo welcome you to the next in-person town hall meeting Tuesday, May 24th, 2022 at 6:30 PM at the Carman Tilelli Community Center at 820 Mercer Street in Cherry Hill. Join us for an evening with your elected officials from federal, state, and local levels to discuss topics that are important to you. A service fair and light refreshments will be served.... Read more →


CNB TRAVEL ALERT: Route 42 northbound lanes and Exit 1B to be closed and detoured Monday night

Overnight closure necessary to repair attenuators (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the overnight closure on Monday of Route 42 northbound lanes and Exit 1B to I-295 northbound as the Direct Connect project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Route 42 northbound closure TRAVEL ALERT NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., will close the two right lanes on Route 42 northbound from 10 p.m. Monday, May 16 until 5 a.m. Tuesday, May 17 just past Exit 14/Leaf Avenue, and Exit 1B to I-295 northbound will be closed and detoured to repair the attenuator at the exit and... Read more →


ROWAN'S NCAA REGIONAL TOURNAMENT RUN COMES TO AN END

MEDFORD, MA -- #17 Rowan had its run through the NCAA Regional Tournament come to an end as Tufts used a walk-off sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth to knock the Profs out of the postseason in a 3-2 defeat in the championship series on Sunday. Rowan needed a win to force a winner-take-all second game to decide who advances to the super regional round. Emily August, Cat Thomas, and McKenzie Melvin were selected to the all-regional tournament team. August labored through 7.1 innings, scattering three runs (one earned) on seven hits with four walks (two intentional) and... Read more →


Arrest Made in Burlington City Fatal Shooting 

CITY OF BURLINGTON – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and City of Burlington Police Chief John Fine announced that a 35-year-old city resident has been charged with killing a Willingboro man as he was sitting in a parked car on Linden Avenue earlier this week. Bryant Williams, of the first block of East Federal Street, was charged with Murder (First Degree), Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Second Degree) and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Second Degree). Williams was apprehended last night just before 8 p.m. by City of Burlington patrol officers who observed him walking in the... Read more →


National Police Week and National Peace Officers Memorial Day

A Message From Chief David Harkins: "The Gloucester Township Police Department joins the community to celebrate the sacrifices and commitment of law enforcement throughout our great nation. National Police Week is celebrated May 15-21 this year, with a special somber remembrance on National Peace Officers Memorial Day on May 15. Our commitment to community policing has never been stronger. As we transition back from the pandemic, we are pleased to get back to normal. We are glad to have 24 graduates complete the Gloucester Township Police Department Citizens Police Academy. We are holding our Bike Rodeo and Neighborhood Watch Dog... Read more →