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February 2023

South Jersey Residents Make Kutztown U Lacrosse Roster

Kutztown University Announces 2023 Women's Lacrosse Roster KUTZTOWN, PA (02/23/2023)-- Kutztown University will have 27 student-athletes representing its women's lacrosse program for the 2023 season. Read the full season preview. Kutztown women's lacrosse had a competitive first year of a new regime last season under head coach Kristen Nicholson. The Golden Bears are searching for more in 2023 as they are set to begin their season this weekend. It may not have been the way they had hoped it would have gone from a wins and losses standpoint, but Nicholson was proud of how her team competed all season in... Read more →


TO ASSIST MUNICIPALITIES WITH NEW STORMWATER PERMITTING REQUIREMENTS NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY WILL BE POSTED BY MARCH 3 (23/P13) TRENTON – The Murphy Administration today announced the availability of $19 million in grants to help municipalities with the transition to new municipal stormwater permitting system requirements designed to better protect New Jersey’s waterways from pollutants in stormwater. These permitting changes will also help mitigate localized flooding that is increasing due to climate change. “The science is clear – New Jersey is facing increasing extreme precipitation as a result of climate change,” said Commissioner of Environmental Protection Shawn M. LaTourette in... Read more →

NJ LOTTERY NEWS: Green Ball Promotion is Back

Bonus Prizes Available to Jersey Cash 5 Players – At No Cost! TRENTON (Feb. 21, 2023) – Every nightly drawing, from March 6 through April 2, Jersey Cash 5 is giving all players a chance at bonus prizes for no additional cost. The popular Green Ball promotion is back, and every Jersey Cash 5 player with tickets during the promotion is eligible to win bonus prizes of up to $50,000! How does the Green Ball promotion work? Every night of the promotional period, one ball will be drawn from the Green Ball machine. The machine will start the promotion with... Read more →

Rowan's Ja'Zere Noel Named NJAC Men's Basketball Co-Player of the Year; Seager, Dickerson and Ross Earn All-Conference Honors

PITMAN, NJ - Rowan junior Ja’Zere Noel has been named the 2023 Pony Wilson NJAC Men’s Basketball Co-Player of the Year and is joined on the All-Conference Teams by three teammates, as the conference announced its year-end awards. Noel, who shares the top honor with Montclair State’s Steven Breeman, becomes the fifth Prof to win the Player of the Year award, and the first since 2007-08. Noel (Woodbury, NJ) was named to the All-Conference First Team and Andrew Seager (Ocean Twp., NJ)was named to the All-NJAC Second Team, while Connor Dickerson (Marlton, NJ) and Marcellus Ross (Sicklerville, NJ) received All-NJAC... Read more →

Two Teens Shot in Philly ; Suspect 6 foot, wearing all black clothing and mask

PHILADELPHIA PA (February 23, 2023)—On Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at 3:28 pm, police responded to the 1900 block of West Montgomery Avenue for a report of gunshots and shooting on the highway. Upon arrival, officers located Victim #1 (17/M) on the 1900 block of Montgomery Avenue suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his legs. Victim #2 (13/F) was located on the 2000 block of West Montgomery Avenue. She was suffering from a gunshot wound to her right forearm. Officers transported both victims to Temple Hospital for treatment. Victim #1 was taken into surgery and is listed in critical condition. Victim... Read more →

Rowan and Stockton to Meet for NJAC Championship Friday

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan's men's basketball team will play for the NJAC Championship on Friday, February 24th, when the top-seeded Profs host second-seeded Stockton at 7 p.m. in Esby Gym. The champion will receive the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. NJAC CHAMPIONSHIP TICKET POLICY - MEN'S BASKETBALL - Tickets will be available for purchase at the doors of Esby Gym beginning on Friday at 5:30 p.m.; Doors will not open for seating until 6:00 p.m. - ONCE THE ESBY GYM CAPACITY IS REACHED, TICKET SALES WILL END - First 200 Rowan students with ID will be admitted free... Read more →


William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews BROOKLAWN, NJ (February 23, 2023)-- It is doubtful anyone will ever know how a medical emergency developed into a situation that required a SWAT Team to set up a command post on the west side of Brooklawn. Local Chief of Police, Shamus Ellis said he couldn't explain what happened and reiterated it was a medical emergency; "that's all." The police did not try to serve a warrant; they did not try to arrest anyone; there was no active shooter, and the police were not looking for the individual hiding in the neighborhood. No doubt... Read more →

Secure Your Garage in Mississauga: Best Practices and Essential Tips

Garages are often an easy target for burglars, but with a few simple security measures, you can make your garage a much less appealing target. In this article, we'll cover some of the best practices and essential tips for securing your garage in Mississauga. Install a Security System Installing a security system is one of the most effective ways to protect your garage. A good security system should include an alarm, motion detectors, and security cameras. Make sure the system is connected to a monitoring service so that the authorities can be notified if there is a break-in. Keep the... Read more →

Say It Isn't So! NJ agency stopped investigating child sex crimes

By Christian Wade | The Center Square contributor CNBNews graphic file (The Center Square) – A scathing new report blasts New Jersey's child welfare agency for halting investigations into certain allegations of child sexual abuse, without notifying the public of the changes. The report stems from a year-long New Jersey Comptroller's Office investigation. It says the state Department of Children and Families stopped assigning caseworkers to most cases involving allegations of child sexual abuse by non-caregivers and inappropriate sexual activity between children, including child-on-child sexual assault. Investigators said they determined that at least 123 children were reported to the state... Read more →

Arthur Kill dredging for Carteret Ferry Terminal

completed in Middlesex County Capacity increased in berth and channel (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the completion of dredging in the Arthur Kill for the Carteret Ferry Terminal in Middlesex County. The $5.0 million Carteret Berth and Ferry Terminal Dredging project created capacity in the Arthur Kill for the new ferry terminal that will provide service between New Jersey and New York City. Dredging operations began in December with work taking place seven-days-a-week when weather and other conditions permitted. NJDOT’s contractor, Donjon Marine Co., Inc, removed more than 20,000 cubic yards of sediment from... Read more →


EFFORTS IN AREA OF JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST AWARD IS AMONG 13 GIVEN FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION INITIATIVES AT MILITARY INSTALLATIONS (23/P14) TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is set to receive $995,000 from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to reduce wildfire risk in the areas surrounding Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, Warren Grove Range, Naval Weapons Station Earle and Sea Girt National Guard Training Facility, Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced today. The New Jersey grant is one of 13 projects funded nationally with $24 million from the DOD's 2023 Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) Challenge Program, which facilitates... Read more →

NJ Business and Industry Association Excited About Proposed State School Funding Plan

TRENTON, NJ (February 22, 2023)--NJBIA Chief Government Affairs Officer Christopher Emigholz issued the following statement in response to a school funding plan that would result in property tax relief announced by Assembly Minority Leader John DiMaio today. “NJBIA commends any property tax relief efforts such as the school funding reform proposed today, especially if it results in much-needed property tax relief for New Jersey residents AND businesses. “New Jersey has the highest property taxes in the nation, with our employers paying about half of that enormous burden – all while being excluded from the ANCHOR property tax relief program. “NJBIA... Read more →

Barbara Graves age 86 of Bellmawr

Of Bellmawr, NJ, passed away peacefully on February 18, 2023, at the age 86. Born in Camden, she was the daughter of the late, Robert and Catherine (Jennings) McCaughey. She is survived by her beloved husband of 63 years, Leon J. Graves; loving children, Kathleen Cornell (Richard), Jeffrey Graves (Lora); cherished granddaughter, Catherine Cornell (Rohit) and her brother, Robert McCaughey, II (Joyce). Barb retired as a Legal Secretary for Federal Judges in USDC Camden Vicinage. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Barb’s memory to: Please write Barbara Graves name in the memo. Mass of Christian Burial... Read more →

Samaritan Unveils a New Grief Support Group Starting in March

The Holding Space is a Complimentary Online Support Group for Parents Who Have Experienced the Loss of an Adult Child Mount Laurel, NJ – For those dealing with the loss of a child, the grief can be overwhelming and feel deep and enduring. During such difficult times, it is crucial to be surrounded by a supportive environment of those experiencing similar feelings to foster a space for healing – and hope for the future. To help South Jersey parents who have suffered this kind of loss, specifically of an adult child, Samaritan is unveiling a new online support group this... Read more →

Attention Active-Duty Military, Reservists and Veterans! Claim Your Green Flag INDYCAR Tickets

The American Legion in partnership with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is offering active-duty military, reservists and veterans of the United States Armed Forces two (2) FREE Green Flag Friday tickets in appreciation for your service to our country. Along with watching some of the world’s most elite drivers kick off the season opener weekend you and a guest can enjoy Alex Palou pilot the #10 American Legion | Be The One car for the first time in 2023! While at the event, be sure to stop by the American Legion fan experience in the Turn 5 SPEEDZONE... Read more →

CNB Consumer News: Milk and Plant-Based Milk Alternatives: Know the Nutrient Difference

The milk section of the dairy case isn’t what it used to be. Along with milk, there’s a growing variety of plant-based milk alternatives. While many plant-based milk alternatives have the word “milk” in their name, the nutritional content can vary between the products, and many of them don’t have the same amount of calcium and vitamin D or other nutrients as milk. Soy beverages fortified with calcium, vitamin A and vitamin D are the only plant-based alternatives with a nutrient content similar enough to milk to be included in the dairy group in the federal government’s Dietary Guidelines for... Read more →

Millville Man Murdered in Gloucester Township

Gloucester Township, NJ- Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a 28-year-old man on Wednesday morning in Gloucester Township, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins. CNBNews graphic files On Wednesday, February 22, 2023, at approximately 3:05 a.m., the Gloucester Township Police Department received a 911 call for a person shot at the 800 block of the North Black Horse Pike in Gloucester Township. Gloucester Township Police officers arrived at the scene and located a man who had been shot. The victim was identified as 28-year-old Tarik Green of Millville. Green was transported... Read more →

Gloucester City Mayor and Council Expected to Approve 13 Resolutions and Six Ordinances at Thursday's Meeting

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (February 22, 2023)( City Mayor and Council have 13 resolutions and six ordinances on tomorrow night’s regular council meeting agenda. The February 23 meeting will be held at the Police Administration Building, 313 Monmouth Street, in council chambers at 7 PM. A new police officer, Jake Bennett, will take his oath of office at the start of the meeting. On the agenda is a resolution that authorizes the City of Gloucester City to purchase 534 Nicholson Road from the Comcast of Wildwood for the amount of $17,500 A resolution appointing James V. Davis as the Chief Financial... Read more →

PUBLIC INVITED: Special Hearing on Improvements to Johnson Boulevard Park Thursday, February 23 at 6 PM

Public Hearing on Johnson Boulevard Park at 6 PM and City Council Meeting at 7 PM at the Gloucester City Police Administration Building (above), 313 Monmouth Street in council chambers. +++++++ Special Public Hearing - Thursday, February 23, 2023, 6 pm at 313 Monmouth Street Local Governments - Public Hearing PURPOSE: The City of Gloucester City is seeking funding through the State of NJ Green Acres Program for improvements at Johnson Park, located at the intersection of S. Johnson Boulevard and Klemm Avenue. PROJECT SCOPE: The City of Gloucester City proposes to create the following new facilities at Johnson Park:... Read more →

CNB TRAVEL ALERT: I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to be closed and detoured Wednesday night

Overnight closures necessary to repair attenuators (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound, also known as Al-Jo's Curve, is scheduled to be closed tonight for emergency guiderail and attenuator repairs as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. The I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound will be closed beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, February 22 until 5 a.m. Thursday, February 23. The right lane on I-295 southbound also will be closed after Exit 28/Route 168. All motorists traveling... Read more →

REMEMBERING ONE OF THE Good Guys', Coach Bob Barth

EDITOR'S NOTE (February 21,2023): Yesterday, we received a comment on an article written by Bruce Darrow about the passing of Coach Bob Barth, dated June 22, 2010. Coach Bob died suddenly in 2010. The article brought back many fond memories of him, as such, we decided to re-publish it in its entirety. REST IN PEACE COACH BARTH published Tuesday, June 22, 2010 By Bruce Darrow CNB News Sports Reporter BROOKLAWN, NJ --There are times when writing a story you need more than words. Readers must be able to envision what is being written. Enjoyment in reading comes with the great... Read more →

GOOD NEWS: Samaritan’s 2023 Celebration of Life Gala Raises More Than $220,000

Annual Event Honored John C. Gillespie, Esq. and Innovative Benefit Planning for their Support of Samaritan’s Mission Mount Laurel, NJ – Samaritan recently held its annual Celebration of Life Gala, presented by Holman Enterprises, in-person for the first time since 2020. More than $200,000 was raised in support of the not-for-profit’s comprehensive family of services, which benefit seriously ill patients and their families, as well as those grieving a loss. Emceed by Meteorologist Kathy Orr of FOX 29 News, the Gala celebrated John C. Gillespie, Esq., partner at Parker McCay and former Samaritan Board Chair, and Innovative Benefit Planning of... Read more →

CNB Business News: Are Shine Industry M12 Series Connectors Good?

It's natural to be skeptical about the quality of M12 connectors when procuring them from a new manufacturer. As a buyer, the foremost concern is always regarding the quality of the product. Questions such as, "what if the connectors malfunction due to low quality?" or "what if they stop working before their expected lifetime?" come to mind and make one ponder upon their decision. However, this is not the case with Shine Industry. Let's dig a bit deeper. What series of M12 connectors are available at Shine Industry? Shine Industry specializes in almost every type of M12 connector. From A-coded... Read more →

CNB Consumer News: Did your favorite Shark Tank celebrity really endorse THAT? Probably not

By Karen Hobbs Assistant Director, Division of Consumer & Business Education February 17, 2023 Before you spend money on that “Shark-approved” miracle invention, weight loss product, or keto diet pill, are you sure it’s really been through the Tank? Really sure? Scammers are using fake Shark Tank celebrity testimonials and endorsements — complete with doctored photos and videos — to generate buzz and profits. Before you click and buy, follow this advice and check it out. Here’s what to do if you’re wondering whether something is Shark-approved: Approach celebrity testimonials with caution. Look for product reviews on your own. Search... Read more →

Rowan’s Connor Dickerson, Andrew Seager and Damian Smith Named to CSC Academic Basketball Team

GLASSBORO, NJ - Rowan’s Connor Dickerson (Marlton, NJ), Andrew Seager (Ocean Twp., NJ) and Damian Smith (Marlton, NJ) have been named to the College Sports Communicators (CSC) Academic All-District 2 Men’s Basketball Team. The three Profs now advance to the CSC Academic All-America® ballot with first-, second- and third-team Academic All-America® honorees to be announced in mid-March. For Dickerson, a senior business management major, this marks his second consecutive selection to the Academic All-District Team as he earned the honor in 2021-22. He is a three-time Rowan Scholar-Athlete of Distinction and was chosen to the NJAC All-Academic First Team last... Read more →

Maple Shade Police Now Have Polaris GEM Electric Car

MSPD takes delivery of Polaris GEM e4 electric vehicle. Chief Christopher Fletcher of the Maple Shade Police Department announces the delivery of the newest vehicle in the department fleet, the Polaris GEM e4 electric vehicle. MSPD thanks Eastern Lift for the financial assistance in purchasing this vehicle. Read more →

CNB MEDICAL NEWS: Leading NJ nursing school prepares students for successful healthcare careers

TCNJ's reputation speaks for itself. We have consistently had a 94-100% pass rate... ~Dr. Tracy Perron, Professor & Chair, Nursing, TCNJ EWING, NJ February 21, 2022 – Healthcare faces a staffing crisis like it has never seen before. One study finds nurse turnover surged 8.4% between 2020 and 2021, propelling the national average to ~27%. In the face of this unprecedented industry-wide challenge, the School of Nursing and Health Sciences (SNHS) at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is preparing young healthcare professionals to exceed standards and deliver best-in-class care. To get a better idea of just how SNHS accomplishes... Read more →

Rowan's Head Coach Demetrius Poles NJAC Women's Basketball Coach of the Year

GLASSBORO, NJ -- Head Coach Demetrius Poles was selected the 2022-23 New Jersey Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Coach of the Year as the year-end awards were announced on Tuesday. Additionally, Nicole Mallard, Grace Marshall, and Danielle McCurdy were named to the NJAC All-Conference Teams. Coach Demetrius Poles Poles earns his second NJAC Coach of the Year honor after winning the honor in 2019-20. So far this season, he has guided the Profs to an 18-8 record and the #3 seed in the NJAC Playoffs. The Profs will play in a semifinal game of the NJAC Tournament on Wednesday at second-seeded... Read more →

State of Texas and Local National Guard Trying to Secure Border

TEXAS Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), and the Texas National Guard are continuing to work together to secure the border; stop the smuggling of drugs, weapons, and people into Texas; and prevent, detect, and interdict transnational criminal behavior between ports of entry. Since the launch of Operation Lone Star, the multi-agency effort has led to over 350,000 illegal immigrant apprehensions and more than 24,000 criminal arrests, with more than 22,000 felony charges reported. In the fight against fentanyl, DPS has seized over 362 million lethal doses of fentanyl during this border mission. Texas has also... Read more →

Elvemae Davidson, age 93, of Cherry Hill

Of Cherry Hill, formerly of Maple Shade, NJ, died on February 8, 2023, age 93 years. Elvamae worked for many years as an Insurance Adjuster in Philadelphia, PA. She is survived by her daughter, Elvamae Schmidt (George); son, Wilhelmus Hoogerwerff; grandsons, Wilhelmus II and Eric Hoogerwerff, Raymond Schmidt (Stefanie), George Schmidt, Brian Schmidt (Maryanna) and Johnathan Schmidt (Nikki). Elvamae’s graveside service will be celebrated in B.G. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 350 Province Line Road, Wrightstown, NJ 08562 on Tuesday, February 28th at 1:00 pm. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME Gloucester City, NJ Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

GOOD NEWS: Spirit of Children Raises $120,000 for Local Pediatric Patients    

February 16, 2023 -- Spirit of Children presented Virtua Health with a donation of $120,477 in support of the health system’s child life department. The funds come from donations made by shoppers at regional Spirit Halloween stores and on, as well as from generous business partners. Virtua Health’s child life specialists provide coping techniques, procedural support, play and therapeutic activities, and more for pediatric patients receiving hospital care. They help to create a safe, supportive environment for children as they manage the stress of a hospital experience. “The donation that Spirit of Children provides each year has a tremendous... Read more →

Grace Temple Baptist Church Host “Many Ships, Same Boat: An Afro-Diasporic Dialog,”

Black History Month Panel Examines Facets of the African Diaspora February 20, 2023 (LAWNSIDE, N.J.) — Grace Temple Baptist Church will host “Many Ships, Same Boat: An Afro-Diasporic Dialog,” on Saturday, February 25 at 2 p.m. at the church, 15 East Charleston Ave. The program is free and open to the public. Rev. Dr. Charles L. McNeil, senior pastor, will moderate the discussion bridging Africa and the Americas with sixth panelists. They are: Dr. Doreen Loury, retired Pan-African studies professor, Arcadia University The Rev. Timothy Merrill, founder Watu Moja, Camden The Rev. Dr. Ernest Bebang, Cameroonian pastor Prophetess Audrey Maison,... Read more →

20 Percent Pay Raise for Delaware Prison Inmates

By Christian Wade | The Center Square contributor Feb 14, 2023 (The Center Square) – Delaware inmates could be getting a 20% raise for work duties over the next two years, under a proposal being floated by the state's prison system. The state Department of Corrections is seeking about $45,000 in additional funding in the upcoming state budget to give inmates who perform work while incarcerated a pay raise. Under the two-phased wage boost, inmates would get a 10% raise in the fiscal year that begins July 1 and another 10% in the next fiscal year, according to the agency's... Read more →

Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ, 1st District, D) Newsletter

Qua'meer Amin, Congressman Norcross, Camden Mayor Vic Carstarphen, and Rutgers-Camden Chancellor Antonio Tillis celebrate the community project funding Rep. Norcross secured. Honoring Future Servicemembers and Veterans Additionally, I was at Camden County College on Wednesday to honor the 2022 Service Academy nominees from New Jersey’s 1st Congressional District! Each year, I nominate qualified candidates from South Jersey to the United States Military, Naval, Air Force, and Merchant Marine Academies. They are already inspiring us with their hard work and dedication, and wish them all the best. Information on how to be nominated can be found here. Congressman Norcross stands with... Read more →

Expenses That Can Eat Away at Your Finances

Everyone needs to pay for expenses as that's how we ultimately survive. However, what do you do when you realize everything that you're paying for is bleeding your finances dry? There are different expenses that you need to lower or cut out of your budget entirely. In this article, we'll be going over a few expenses that eat away at your finances. Subscription-Based Services Ever since the rise of platforms such as Netflix, Hulu, and HBO Max, it would be shocking to find someone who doesn't have a subscription to one or more of them. However, these aren't the only... Read more →

The Annual George Washington Luncheon Held

​Princeton NJ--On Saturday, February 18, 2023, at the Annual George Washington Luncheon, held at Princeton Marriott Forrestal, New Jersey Society, Sons of the American Revolution awarded two of its Youth Program Awards to two outstanding candidates. Along with the officers of the New Jersey Society’s thirteen chapters across the state, in attendance were Bruce and Rita Pickette, President General ​the First Lady of the National Society, Diane Oliver, Regent, New Jersey Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Robert C. Meyer, Vice President General, North Middle Atlantic District, Charles Morgan, President of the New Jersey Society, and Vittoria Flick,... Read more →


Updated Information Released on Alleged Crime (s) of a Former Gloucester City Public Works Assistant Supervisor

UPDATED/CORRECTED (Feb. 22, 2023) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 20, 2023)(CNBNewsnet)--Since June 2022 CNBNews has been trying to find out if the rumor about a Public Works assistant supervisor allegedly taking either equipment or money from that department was true. Each time we submitted an OPRA request about this supposed incident Brian Morrell, the Acting City Administrator/Police Chief replied with the same five words, “the matter is under investigation”. Some of those OPRA’s were written by Dorothy Philbin, CNBNews’ investigating reporter, and columnist. Philbin wrote the following to Morrell on February 11, “Please advise the... Read more →

Suspect Who Allegedly Shot Temple U. Officer Arrested

BUCKINGHAM TOWNSHIP, PA (FEBRUARY 20,2023)--A man was arrested in Buckingham Township this morning in connection with the shooting death of a Temple University Police Officer near the Temple University campus in Philadelphia. The suspect was taken into custody at his home in the 2300 block of Quarry Road at 7:12 a.m. by members of the Central Bucks Special Response Team, the Buckingham Township Police Department, the U.S. Marshals Service, the Philadelphia Police Department and Pennsylvania State Police. Police used the fallen officer’s handcuffs in placing the suspect under arrest. Bucks County authorities are working with state, Philadelphia, and federal authorities... Read more →

South Jersey Residents Targeted in Latest Iteration of 'FBI' Phone Scam

The FBI Philadelphia Field Office is again warning the public to be on alert for a phone scam that spoofs, or fakes, the FBI’s name and real telephone number on the recipient’s caller ID. FBI SCAM ALERT! Recently, a scammer has targeted South Jersey residents, claiming to be with the FBI’s South Jersey Resident Agency in Cherry Hill. The intended victim is told there’s a federal warrant out for their arrest, which will be thrown out in exchange for immediate payment. Area residents have reported being scammed out of money, gift cards, and personally identifiable information (PII). For years, FBI... Read more →

ProPublica Investigates the Big Business of Clogged Arteries

Steak Dinners, Sales Reps and Risky Procedures: Inside the Big Business of Clogged Arteries image ProPublica by Annie Waldman Donate ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Series: Arterial Motives On June 14, 2017, just before noon, a doctor made an incision near a patient’s groin. Kari Kirk, a representative for the world’s largest medical device company, Medtronic, looked on and began texting her colleague a play-by-play. “Fixing both legs from the ankles,” she wrote. It was a fairly common procedure at the Robert... Read more →

VirtueMap: A Revolutionary Approach to Overcoming Procrastination

Procrastination is a common challenge that affects people of all ages and professions. It is the habit of postponing tasks that need to be done until the last minute or beyond the deadline. This habit can have a negative impact on personal and professional life, leading to stress, anxiety, and missed opportunities. However, there is a solution to this challenge. And in this Virtuemap review, we'll talk about an anti-procrastination program that helps people overcome procrastination and increase their productivity. Who Virtuemap was created for? VirtueMap was created for people who struggle with procrastination and need an effective tool to... Read more →

Wanda Sprague Sentenced to Prison for Driving Drunk and Causing the Death of Pemberton Township Teenager

Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a 55-year-old Pemberton Township woman was sentenced yesterday to eight years in New Jersey state prison for driving while impaired and causing the death of a teenage motorist in late 2021 during a head-on collision that occurred after she had been drinking at a Browns Mills bar. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Wanda Sprague pled guilty in September to one count of Aggravated Manslaughter. She was sentenced as a second-degree offender in Superior Court in Mount Holly by the Hon. Philip E. Haines, J.S.C. The investigation began December 16, 2021... Read more →

Guest Opinion: Tell DirecTV You Believe in Free Speech

DirecTV Still Stiffing Newsmax Bill Donohue President Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights On January 25, the same day that Newsmax announced that it had been unjustly sacked by the AT&T-owned DirecTV, I called on Catholics to rally to its side. Specifically, I asked them to cancel their subscription to DirecTV and acquire a new carrier. Subsequently, I was followed by a host of prominent Americans who registered their criticism of DirecTV, many of whom called for a boycott. Politicians, corporate leaders, TV personalities, sports figures, actors, lawyers, religious leaders—a Who’s Who of American public figures—lambasted DirecTV, calling... Read more →

Teen Dating Violence Awareness

Camden County, NJ- Each year, during the month of February, Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month provides an opportunity for prevention and healing for teen victims of violent relationships, as nearly 10% of all teenagers will experience teen dating violence in their lives. Studies show that approximately 10% of adolescents report being the victim of physical violence at the hands of an intimate partner during the previous year. According to, nationwide, youth aged 12 to 19-years-old experience the highest rates of sexual assault. Girls are particularly vulnerable to experiencing violence in their relationships and are more likely to suffer long-term... Read more →

DNREC to Present Webinar Feb. 22 on Seven-Year Living Shoreline Project at Gandy’s Beach

The Gandy’s Beach Project and living shorelines in New Jersey are to be featured in a free webinar presented at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, in partnership with the Delaware Living Shorelines Committee. Webinar speakers are Adrianna Zito-Livingston, Coastal Projects Coordinator for The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in New Jersey, and Danielle McCulloch, a Coastal Program Biologist for the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). Zito-Livingston will provide an overview of the Gandy’s Beach living shoreline project in Lawrence, N.J., located on the Delaware Bay. The presentation will showcase challenges and... Read more →

CNB News Letter to Editor: Presidential Candidate Request Political Asylum/Protective Custody

Posted on February 18, 2023 by rwm4prez2012 I am a US Citizen, I hereby request political asylum/protective custody in the US within a secure facility, preferably in or near Washington, DC, or alternatively Cheyenne Mountain, CO. My rationale: I have certain extraordinary capabilities, knowledge and experiences that should be researched and documented. I agree to cooperate with this. I am very vulnerable to injury or political violence which could damage this. Obviously, I could not do this if deceased. Attacks could come from certain pro-Zionist/Israel reactionaries, rightist or leftist extremists and/or the Israeli Mossad. I request further communication. Robert Milnes... Read more →


CHRISTOPHER FITZGERALD PHILADELPHIA PA (February 19, 2023)(CNBNewsnet)--Saturday, February 18, 2023, Police Officer Chris Fitzgerald, age 31, was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a robbery suspect near 1700 W Montgomery Street in Philadelphia at about 7:30 pm. OFFICER FITZGERALD The subject shot Officer Fitzgerald in the head and then attempted to steal his duty weapon, belongings, and patrol car. Officer Fitzgerald was transported to Temple University Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. The man who shot him was arrested at his home in Bucks County early the next morning. He was charged with the murder of a law... Read more →

Past GCHS Running Coach Jack Heath HAS a New Website

Jack Heath is a longtime runner, coach, author, teacher, and speaker has launched a new website. Heath coached running at Gloucester Catholic High School, Gloucester City for many years. According to Heath. ''This site provides a great resource for running training, motivation, photos from my years of coaching, as well as articles on American running history, especially in the Philadelphia, and South Jersey area. " READ MORE Read more →

Rowan Places Six Field Hockey Standouts on NFHCA Division III Scholars of Distinction

BROCKPORT, NY – Rowan field hockey standouts Abby Hainsworth (Williamstown, NJ) and Melissa Donaldson (Maple Shade, NJ) lead a group of six Profs to be named 2022 National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III Scholars of Distinction. Both seniors are repeat honorees. Joining the seniors are first-time selections sophomores Madison Murray (Garnet Valley, PA) and Isabel Weiner (Metuchen, NJ), and freshmen Mabel Acuna-Casey (Morristown, NJ) and Sidney Pavlishin (Newton, NJ) The NFHCA Scholars of Distinction program recognizes undergraduate student-athletes who have achieved a cumulative grade-point average of 3.9 or higher through the first semester of the 2022-23 academic year.... Read more →