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August 16, 2022

The Last of The DePoder Drug Ring Sentenced

Camden Man Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Trafficking in High-Dose Oxycodone Pills CAMDEN, N.J. – A Camden man was sentenced today to 36 months in prison for conspiring to distribute and selling oxycodone pills, including high 60 and 80 mg. dose pills, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Erick Bell, 49, of Camden, previously pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Renée Marie Bumb to an information charging him with conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute oxycodone and distributing and possessing with intent to distribute quantities of oxycodone. Judge Bumb imposed the sentence today... Read more →


CNB Tips and Snippets: A Happy Ending; Repairs to HS Athletic Field; Swarthmore Avenue Dirty & Dusty

(August 16, 2022) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --A HAPPY ENDING—Our “Peyton and Me Meandering" article resulted in the removal of the garbage lying in front of 109 Elm Street within five hours after our story was published. Nearby residents said despite numerous calls to officials; trash was lying at that location for nearly a month. The same article was responsible for removing a derelict car (photo right). That car had become a safety hazard to the children living in the neighborhood. According to the people we spoke to, the car was reported to the police... Read more →


Gloucester City Board of Education Repairing/Building Athletic Fields; Seeking Sealed Bids

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT SEALED BIDS FOR: SPORTS FIELDS RESTORATIONS AND ALTERATIONS AT THE GLOUCESTER CITY HIGH SCHOOL LOCATED AT 1300 MARKET STREET, GLOUCESTER CITY, NEW JERSEY 08030. Will be received no later than 10:00 AM prevailing time, on Thursday, 08 September 2022 in the Board Offices located in the Gloucester City High School; 1300 Market Street, Gloucester City, New Jersey 08030. THIS IS NOT A SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (SDA) PROJECT Prime Bidders must be pre-qualified by the New Jersey Department of the Treasury, Department of Property and Management Construction, prior to the date that bids are received. PUBLIC... Read more →


American Legion World Series 2022 Championship Preview

Two teams chasing history By Andy Proffet SHELBY N.C. (August 16, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--It took a little more drama than Idaho Falls (Idaho) Post 56 might have wanted, but their quest for a historic achievement remains alive. Troy (Ala.) Post 70 is chasing a bit of history themselves. Idaho Falls and Troy will face off in the 95th American Legion World Series championship game on Tuesday at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. The game will air on ESPNU at 7 p.m. EDT. And follow on social media on Twitter (@LegionBaseball), Instagram (@TheAmericanLegion), and Facebook (@OfficialAmericanLegionBaseball and @AmericanLegionWorldSeries) using the... Read more →


Mark Giannantonio President of NJ Casino Assn.

CANJ members selected Resorts Casino Hotel's president and CEO to lead trade organization Atlantic City, NJ – The Casino Association of New Jersey (CANJ) announced today that its members had selected Mark Giannantonio to serve as president of the trade organization, effective immediately. Giannantonio is the president and CEO of Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. He succeeds Joe Lupo, president of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City, who is relocating to Las Vegas for a new leadership position within the Hard Rock International organization. “I am honored to succeed Joe Lupo as the next president of the Casino... Read more →


Radon! The Radioactive Gas Is Found in Homes Across the Country

CNBNewsnet graphic files by Maya Miller, Graphics by Mauricio Rodríguez Pons and Ed Ou ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. About five billion years ago, stars merged and exploded, creating uranium that eventually became embedded in the Earth. As uranium decays as part of a natural process, it emits radon, a radioactive gas. This gas can seep into homes and other buildings through pipes and cracks in foundations. If present in high enough concentrations, the gas, and its byproducts can damage lung tissue... Read more →


THE 2022 AUDUBON CARD IS AVAILABLE

AUDUBON, NJ (August 16, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Jennifer Beebe announced today that this year's Audubon Card is now available. Each card purchased helps to support Audubon High School Football program. Cost is just $20. And like previous years you will receive the $20 back in no time because of all the discounts being offered. To order your card Venmo me @ Jennifer-Beebe-6. The card will be delivered to you. Thank you for the support! RELATED CATEGORY: AUDUBON NEWS CNB SPORTS Read more →


IT'S TIME TO GET KNOTTY: AUNTIE ANNE'S AND EVIL GENIUS BEER COMPANY JOIN TOGETHER

RELEASE A LIMITED EDITION OKTOBERFEST LAGER Philadelphia, PA (AUGUST 16, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)- Auntie Anne’s®, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise, and Philadelphia-based Evil Genius Beer Company have teamed up to create a special Oktoberfest-style lager that will be released just in time for the classic beer-centric celebration. The new beer, dubbed Is Butter a Carb?, is an innovative riff on the timeless Oktoberfest beer style, brewed with imported not only German hops and malts but also fresh-baked Auntie Anne’s soft pretzels. This is the first time Auntie Anne’s iconic pretzels have been used as an ingredient to develop and create... Read more →


How To Avoid Getting Scammed At A Car Dealership

People have a love-hate relationship with car dealerships. Some love the process of haggling for a good deal, and then some would rather avoid the dealership altogether. But, no matter which group you belong to, there's one thing that everyone can agree on: getting scammed at a car dealership is the worst. If you're in the market for a new car, you must be aware of the potential scams you might encounter. Here are a few tips to help you avoid getting scammed at a car dealership: Keep an eye out for something fishy Have you ever heard about the... Read more →


GUEST OPINION:

Impeach FBI Director Wray and DOJ Head Garland

All former presidents get a federally funded office, called the Office of the Former President. They get lawyers and other staff, security clearances, Secret Service protection, and secure facilities (SCIFs) for the maintenance of classified records. AUGUST 15, 2022(CNBNewsnet)--For over a year, we've heard Democrats wailing about existential threats to "democracy!" Curiously, this has happened while these same Democrats in Congress have worked hand-in-glove with their fellow Democrats in the Justice Department to disregard all norms to hunt down and attempt to destroy President Joe Biden's chief political rival, former President Donald Trump, as well as Trump's top aides and... Read more →


Philadelphia Crime Video: Man Wanted for Sexual Assault/Chestnut St.

PHILADELPHIA PA (August 15, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The Philadelphia Police Department Special Victims Unit is attempting to identify a male suspect depicted in this video. The sexual assault occurred on the 1100 block of Chestnut Street at approximately 1:30am on August 11, 2022. The suspect is believed to frequent Center City Philadelphia. Suspect Description: 30- to 40-year-old black male, 5’6 to 5’8 in height, medium build, medium complexion, light beard with dreadlocks on top with short hair on the sides and back. He was wearing a black Eazy-E t-shirt, black shorts, gray sneakers and a red Phillies cap. He had an orange or... Read more →