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August 13, 2022

Mt. Ephraim Police Solve Lawn Ornament Theft

MOUNT EPHRAIM, NKJ (AUGUST 12, 2022)(CNBNEWSNET)--The Mount Ephraim Police Department released the following statement on their Facebook page about the recovery of a large lawn decoration stolen from a residence on Valley Road, on August 5. The theft included a large, very elaborate and expensive lawn decoration (as many of our local residents may have come to admire and enjoy). During the initial investigation, officers determined that the actors also caused damage to a neighbor’s vehicle, while in the process of committing the theft. Continuing investigative efforts involving Officers Kind, Vogt, Jeffries, and DSG Sullivan resulted in the identification of... Read more →

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Detected in Delaware Chickens

First 2022 Delaware Evidence of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Detected in DNREC’s Sentinel Chickens Public Urged to Take Precautionary Measures Until Colder Weather Arrives in The Fall Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a mosquito-transmitted disease, has been detected in Delaware the first time for 2022 in a sentinel chicken, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Controlannounced today. Mosquito-transmitted virus detections in DNREC’s sentinel chickens are unrelated to Delaware’s poultry industry. The EEE finding in northern New Castle County was from a sentinel chicken station sampled by the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife Mosquito Control section and confirmed by the... Read more →


A new PATCO weekday schedule will take effect on Monday, August 15, with trains running every eight minutes during rush hours. The time adjustments were developed to increase schedule reliability and streamline rush hour departures with equal time intervals. The new schedule maintains frequent train service based on ridership needs. New schedule at-a-glance: Weekday Service: Morning Owl Service – No change. Morning Rush Hours – Trains run every 8 minutes for peak westbound travel. Daytime – No change. Trains run every 15 minutes. Evening Rush Hours – Trains run every 8 minutes for peak eastbound travel. Late Evening – Trains... Read more →

TRAFFIC ALERT: 1-295 North Lane Be Closed Monday Night

Long-term shoulder closure necessary to create a work zone (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the right lane on I-295 northbound is scheduled to be closed Monday night to reposition construction barrier for retaining wall reconstruction as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. The right lane on I-295 northbound will be closed from 9 p.m. Monday, August 15 until 5 a.m. Tuesday, August 16. The closure will begin just past the Creek Road overpass before Exit 26 where the highway splits for I-76 toward Philadelphia and I-295 toward Trenton, and will continue... Read more →

betPark Joins SEPTA to Ensure Eagles Fans Stay Safe

PHILADELPHIA (August 11, 2022) – betPARX Casino & Sportsbook, one of the leading mobile Casino and Sportsbook apps, is ensuring Eagles fans get home safely this football season by partnering with SEPTA to provide free rides home from NRG Station on the Broad Street Line after every Eagles home game this season, including this tomorrow’s pre-season match-up against the New York Jets. “We are excited for football season and are thrilled at the opportunity to partner with SEPTA to offer complimentary rides home throughout the entire football season” said Matthew Cullen, Senior Vice President of betPARX.” It’s our commitment to... Read more →

CNB Entertainment: Ukrainian Folk Festival

Celebrating the 31st Anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence Experience the vibrant, enduring culture of a people that fights for freedom! Horsham, Pa.—Sunday, August 28, 2022 (CNBNewsnet)-- The Ukrainian Folk Festival 2022 will be held at the Ukrainian American Sport Center -- Tryzub (, County Line and Lower State Roads, Horsham, PA. $5.00 of each Paid Admission will be Donated to Humanitarian Relief of War Victims in Ukraine. Exciting, spectacular, dazzling, breathtaking, exhilarating, spirited, soulful, enchanting, captivating, and intriguing – modest words which describe but by no means capture the essence of Ukrainian folk art, music, and dance. From the rich color... Read more →