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July 7, 2022

Two Men Charged with Shooting in Pennsauken

Pennsauken, N.J.(July 7, 2022)- Following a cooperative investigation, two men have been charged in connection to a shooting that occurred on June 30, 2022, in Pennsauken, announced Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Pennsauken Acting Police Chief Phil Olivo. Tyron Cooper, 34, of Willingboro is charged with the following offenses: 2 counts of 2nd degree Aggravated Assault 2nd degree Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purposes 1st degree Unlawful Possession of Weapons 2nd degree Certain Persons not to Possess Weapons Marcus Johnson, 29, is charged with the following offenses: 2nd degree Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purposes 2nd... Read more →

PhillySIDA Honors Rowan Field Hockey Player and Villanova Basketball Player

PHILADELPHIA – The 30 schools that comprise the Philadelphia-area Sports Information Directors (PhillySIDA) have voted Rowan University field hockey player Kristiina Castagnola and Villanova University men’s basketball player Collin Gillespie and as the 2021-22 Overall Female and Male Performers of the Year, respectively, in the annual PhillySIDA Academic All-Area program. CONGRATULATIONS!!! PhillySIDA names 24 Academic All-Area teams during the course of the academic year—12 in men’s sports, 12 in women’s sports—and has a Performer of the Year in each of those sports. At the end of the year, all of the Performers of the Year are put on a second... Read more →

SEPTA'S Transit Police Retires, Interim Chief Named

PHILADELPHIA (July 5, 2022) – SEPTA General Manager and CEO Leslie S. Richards today announced the retirement of Transit Police Chief Thomas J. Nestel III. Effective immediately, Charles Lawson, a SEPTA Police Inspector, will serve as Acting Chief of the SEPTA Transit Police Department. “The safety and security of customers and employees is SEPTA’s top priority, and plans have been put in place to ensure continuity of operations for the Transit Police Department during this transition,” Richards said. “SEPTA will continue to advance new safety and security efforts, including work with health professionals to engage members of the vulnerable population... Read more →

Philadelphia's Jim Kenney Doesn't Like Being Mayor

By Anthony Hennen// (The Center Square) –PHILADELPHIA PA-- A moment of frustration for Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has led to two city councilmen to call for his resignation. Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Matt Rourke / AP Photo Kenney’s comments came after a shooting incident where two police officers were injured during the city’s Fourth of July celebration on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. During a post-midnight press conference, he spoke about the stress and concern brought by large events in the city. “I’m concerned every single day. There’s not an event or a day where I don’t lay on my back at... Read more →

DOWN THE SHORE: AC Police Open Boardwalk Station

The Police Department has opened a new substation on the Boardwalk RELATED: CNBNEWS DOWN THE SHORE ATLANTIC CITY NJ (CNBNews)The satellite headquarters, located at 1325 Boardwalk, will allow for quicker deployments to address quality-of-life issues and public safety matters in the Tourism District, police said Saturday on Facebook. The building where the substation is located also includes the offices of the state Division of Gaming Enforcement and Casino Control Commission. The police Tourism District Unit, which the department referred to as a partnership with the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, will deploy Class II special law enforcement officers on the Boardwalk.... Read more →

SEPTA Trolley Tunnel to Close for 2022 Trolley Tunnel Blitz

Alternate Service Available on Market-Frankford Line During Maintenance & Construction Work PHILADELPHIA (July 5, 2022) – SEPTA crews will work around-the-clock for 16 days, tackling critical track and power maintenance, station upgrades, and intensive cleaning as part of the 2022 Trolley Tunnel Blitz. SEPTA Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34, and 36 will not operate in the Center City tunnel from 10 p.m. on Friday, July 8 through 5 a.m. on Monday, July 25. Trolley service will begin and end at 40th and Market Streets. Customers can board SEPTA’s Market- Frankford Line at 40th Street Station for travel to-and-from Center... Read more →

CNB Fishing Maryland: Striped Bass Fishing Advisory

by Keith Lockwood, fisheries biologist Maryland Department of Natural Resources July 6, 2022 Photo by Eric Packard Maryland is full of outdoor adventures, and getting out on the water is one of the most enjoyable. Being the captain of your own vessel can be a thrill and a learning experience for our younger anglers, under the watchful eye of adults tagging along and capturing those special moments. Remember that hot weather creates tough conditions for striped bass survival. During the open portion of the summer season, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources will run its striped bass fishing advisory forecast... Read more →

Monmouth University Poll: More Families Are Struggling Financially Thanks To Biden

West Long Branch, NJ – The number of Americans who are financially struggling has increased by double digits in the past year as inflation and gas prices top the list of problems faced by the nation’s CNBNews graphic files families. The Monmouth (“Mon-muth”) University Poll finds a majority say the federal government’s actions are hurting them and that President Joe Biden’s policies are not benefitting the middle class. Preference for party control of Congress remains divided, with no real movement since the spring. More than 4 in 10 Americans (42%) say they are struggling to remain where they are financially.... Read more →

THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: Does anyone know what is going on?

by Dorothy Philbin | CNBNewsnet We count on our government representatives to know the law and to protect us from governmental overreach. After all many, if not most of our government leaders are lawyers. If they don't know what is legal and what is not, who does? Every lawyer has to take a course in Constitutional Law. In recent years what I have heard coming from our representatives has made me cringe so let's look at some of the claims the politicians have made. We're moving the Capital out of Washington, D.C. No. That can't happen without a Constitutional amendment.... Read more →

CNBNews Entertainment: Lower East Side Film Festival Opening Tonight, Plus Live Screenings/Virtual Events

Featuring a showcase of World Premiere shorts from Ukrainian filmmakers, a Creature Double Feature of CRABS! with a 20th Anniversary screening of EIGHT LEGGED FREAKS, and a custom brew ‘Passion Project' Pale Ale served at all in-person events, in collaboration with Bronx Brewery Click Here To Check Out Featured Events Opening Night: Ukraine x LESFF Thursday, July 7th - 6:30PM at Village East Cinema if you close your eyes tightly, directed by Arseniy Prylipka In association with CinemAid Ukraine Charity Film Marathon, LESFF brings together a unique showcase of World Premiere shorts from Ukrainian filmmakers both in Ukraine, and around... Read more →

Seriously Styling in Clementon, NJ

Essie’s Restaurant & Lounge Featuring Creole Cuisine and Live R&B and Jazz is now Open in Clementon, New Jersey. CLEMENTON, NJ (CNBNewsnet)(July 7, 2022)--In 2017, husband-and-wife entrepreneurs Mike and Chèrie Gillespie purchased a South Jersey building with the vision of opening an upscale restaurant and live music lounge. Shortly thereafter, a snowstorm caused the roof to completely cave in, delaying their plans. A global pandemic, a massive renovation, and two years later, the pair have finally opened Essie’s Restaurant & Lounge at 1 Garfield Avenue in Clementon, NJ across from Clementon Park& Splash World in Camden County. “We are so... Read more →

Florida American Legion Post 135 Provides July 4 Escape’ for Veterans

wanting to get away from fireworks The American Legion JUL 05, 2022 After spending 10 years in the U.S. Air Force – much of that time as a field medic assigned to an Army unit in Afghanistan – Staff Sgt. Sean Liebman received an honorable discharge and a 90-percent disability rating in June 2020. He moved from Maryland to Crystal River, Fla., was close to opening a gym, was working to get licensed to teach CPR and began bowling at Manatee Lanes. It was doing the latter where he met and became friends with Vicky Post – and it was... Read more →

DOWN THE SHORE: Mojito Monday! July 11th

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar Celebrates National Mojito Day on Monday, July 11 $2 Classic Mojitos for Guests during Special Happy Hour ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (July 5, 2022)--It’s become the poster child of summer cocktails – a cool, refreshing mojito. This mint-forward, the rum-based drink is so beloved that it has its own holiday that falls every year on July 11th. Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar in Atlantic City (inside Tropicana Casino & Resort) will celebrate National Mojito Day with $2 classic mojitos at the bar during happy hour, which runs from 4 to 7 p.m. All mojitos... Read more →