2,245 posts categorized "Burlington County" Feed

Maple Shade Resident Allegedly Beats Elderly Roommate; Charged with Attempted Murder

MAPLE SHADE (January 20, 2021)--– Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Maple Shade Police Chief Christopher J. Fletcher announced that a township man has been charged with Attempted Murder (First Degree) after severely beating his elderly roommate at the care facility where they reside. David P. Lake, 51, was taken into... Read more →


Transformations at Jefferson Cherry Hill and Washington Township Hospitals

Pictured, from left: the Silvestri Tower at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital under construction (scheduled for completion in July 2021) and the recently completed Patient Pavilion at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital Monumental changes at Jefferson Cherry Hill and Washington Township Hospitals will enhance the patient and family experience, enable new clinical programs... Read more →


Two Alleged Drug Dealers Charged with Death of Customer

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Medford Township Police Chief Richard J. Meder announced that two drug dealers from Maple Shade have been charged with causing the death of a Medford Township man who fatally overdosed on methamphetamine they sold to him early last year. Joshua Lanigan, 39, of Woodbine Road,... Read more →


Jefferson Health – New Jersey Plays Key Role at New Vaccination Site at Camden County College

Jefferson President & COO Brian Sweeney addressed the onlookers at the launch of the new Camden County vaccination site at Camden County College in Blackwood. On Wednesday, January 13, The Camden County Board of Commissioners opened its new COVID-19 vaccination site at Camden County College in Blackwood with Jefferson Health –... Read more →


Mount Holly Man Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charges

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 68-year-old Mount Holly man pled guilty in Superior Court to inappropriately touching an underage girl with whom he was acquainted as well as possessing multiple images and videos containing child photography. Paul Marris, 68, of Second Street, entered the guilty plea last month... Read more →


Acenda and Gloucester County NAACP Remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Annual Volunteer Day Canceled Due to COVID-19 (January 12, 2021 - Glassboro, NJ) - January 18 marks the 26th anniversary of the MLK Day of Service that celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Observed each year on the third Monday in January as “a day on,... Read more →


Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township Welcomes Two New Breast Surgeons

The Comprehensive Breast Center, located at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township, recently welcome two new breast surgeons to its team of physicians: Kristin Brill, MD, FACS, and Susanna M. Nazarian, MD, PhD, FACS. We spoke with Dr. Brill and Dr. Nazarian about their experiences in the medical field,... Read more →


Staten Island Man Pleads Guilty to Seeking Sex Online with 14-Year-Old

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 43-year-old Staten Island man has pleaded guilty to trying to arrange a sexual encounter with someone he met online and believed was a 14-year-old girl. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, John Emilio, of Wooley Avenue, pled guilty to Attempted Endangering the... Read more →


CNBNews December 2020 Cheers/Jeers

William E. Cleary Sr. and Friends | CNBNewsnet CHEER--Food pantries in Bellmawr and Barrington were beneficiaries of grants from the New Jersey District of Kiwanis during December. Grants of $150 each were presented by the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons to Bellmawr Mayor Charles Sauter and Barrington Municipal Clerk Terry Shannon.... Read more →


21-Year-Old Man Pleads to Guilty to Burlington County Vehicular Homicide

Admits to driving while impaired by marijuana Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 21-year-old Union City man has pleaded guilty to causing the death of a friend while driving impaired and crashing his vehicle in late 2019 on the New Jersey Turnpike in Mansfield Township. Under an agreement with... Read more →


Maple Shade Man Sentenced to Prison for 5 Years for Shooting Neighbor's Dog

Toby, a Pomeranian-poodle, was euthanized a day after being wounded with an air rifle Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 65-year-old Maple Shade man has been sentenced to five years in New Jersey state prison for shooting a neighbor’s dog with an air rifle in 2019, causing the animal... Read more →


Jefferson Health NJ’s Bariatric Surgery Program Earns Top Designation

as Blue Distinction® Center for Bariatric Surgery Jefferson Health – New Jersey has been recognized with a Blue Distinction® Centers for Bariatric Surgery designation as part of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association’s Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities that show a commitment to... Read more →


Married Couple from Pemberton Charged with Hitting and Killing a 72-Year-Old Pedestrian

Victor Brown, 44 and Tonya Brown 35 PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP (January 5, 2021)--- Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David King announced that a township woman has been charged with striking and killing a 72-year-old Browns Mills man as he was crossing Lakehurst Road in late 2019, and... Read more →


New Patient Pavilion Opens at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital

A new Patient Pavilion with all-private rooms has opened at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital, the last phase of a five-year, $250 million-plus campus revitalization project. “This marks a new era for our health system and our Cherry Hill Hospital,” said Jefferson Health - New Jersey President Brian Sweeney. “It elevates the... Read more →


New Jefferson Health LGBTQ+ Affirming Practice Opens in Haddonfield on January 4

A new medical practice – Jefferson Health Haddonfield Primary & Specialty Care (A LGBTQ+ Affirming Practice) – will begin seeing patients on Monday, January 4. Easily accessible by both car and public transportation, this practice will provide a safe space for LGBTQ+ patients to seek inclusive, multidisciplinary care. While focused on... Read more →


Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Celebrates Its First Baby of 2021

The first baby born at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes on January 1, 2021, arrived at 3:33 am. Tylin weighed 6 pounds and is 20 inches long. His parents Tanequa and Tyrone of Glassboro, NJ are delighted to welcome their third child at the dawn of a new year. Tylin has... Read more →


Victim of Fatal Tacony-Palmyra Bridge Accident Identified

PALMYRA (December 30, 2020)--- Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Burlington County Bridge Commission Director of Public Safety Patrick J. Reilly, Jr. announced that the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office and Burlington County Bridge Commission Police Department are investigating a multi-car collision that occurred on the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge at 6:49 p.m. last... Read more →


HAVE YOU SEEN THIS MAN?

Camden City, N.J. — Detectives are searching for a missing and endangered man, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Pine Hill Police Chief Christopher Winters. Massey in 2018 Shawn Massey, 38, of Gibbsboro, was reported missing to Pine Hill Police by family members who said he was... Read more →


Jefferson NJ Opens New LGBTQ+ Affirming Medical Practice on January 4th

New Jefferson Health LGBTQ+ Affirming Practice Opens in Haddonfield on January 4 Haddonfield, NJ, December 28, 2020 – A new medical practice – Jefferson Health Haddonfield Primary & Specialty Care (A LGBTQ+ Affirming Practice) – will begin seeing patients on Monday, January 4. Easily accessible by both car and public transportation,... Read more →


Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey Needs Your Help

Greetings Friends, It's been a tough year for those we serve at the Hispanic Family Center, but you can help us set the tone for a positive new year by giving an end-of-year gift to our organization. Since the onset of the COVID 19 crisis, our community has come to us... Read more →


Fatal Accident on Tacony-Palmyra Bridge; Ongoing Investigation

Tacony-Palmyra Bridge PALMYRA NJ (December 29, 2020)(CNBNews)- Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Burlington County Bridge Commission Director of Public Safety Patrick J. Reilly, Jr. announced that the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office and Burlington County Bridge Commission Police Department are investigating a multi-car collision that occurred on the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge at... Read more →


MVC Centers in Cherry Hill and Manahawkin Closed

TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission today announced that the Cherry Hill and Manahawkin Vehicle Centers are closed due to a single employee testing positive for COVID-19 at each location. Both Cherry Hill and Manahawkin will be closed until Thursday, Jan. 7. The employees who tested positive were last... Read more →


Pet Adoption: Meet Boo Boo

Boo Boo Shepherd / Mixed Adult Male Available for Adoption Matawan, NJ Organization Contact Info: Husky House 391 Rt 34 Matawan, NJ 07747 Huskyhouseinc@gmail.com http://huskyhouse.org Meet Boo Boo. Rescued from a difficult situation, now safe at Husky House, Boo Boo is looking for his loving forever home. He is a very... Read more →


Goodwill Home Medical Equipment Offering Repair Services for Medical Devices

Lawrenceville, NJ -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/22/2020 -- Goodwill Home Medical Equipment is currently scheduling repair services for hospital beds, scooters, and electric-powered wheelchairs in Burlington County and the surrounding area. Performing proper maintenance on a wheelchair's battery and other elements can help prolong the life of the device, as well as... Read more →


Ernest T. Kowalski of Woodbury Heights; Elementary Teacher of Physical Education

Ernest T. Kowalski, of Woodbury Heights, New Jersey, passed away on December 19, 2020. He was 66. A strong-willed man with a positive personality that was infectious, Ernie, as he was affectionately known cherished every day he could spend with his family and doing the things he loved to do. Ernie... Read more →


Gateway opens River’s Edge Warming Center

BRIDGETON, NJ--Gateway Community Action Partnership has opened the River’s Edge Warming Center, 7 Washington St., Bridgeton. It is the newest Code Blue warming center and is part of the Cumberland County Code Blue efforts to keep the homeless protected and safe during inclement weather. In accordance with COVID-19 safety guidelines, the... Read more →


ACCU Weather: Extreme Storm Headed This Way

An upcoming storm is predicted to unleash rain that will eat away at the existing snow cover in New England and the coastal mid-Atlantic. The rainfall can add a tremendous amount of weight to areas that were recently buried by up to 3-4 feet of snow in parts of New York... Read more →


TRAVEL ALERT: Freezing Fog Until Monday AM

* WHAT...Visibility one quarter to one half mile in freezing fog. * WHERE...Salem, Gloucester, Camden, Northwestern Burlington, Ocean, Cumberland, Atlantic and Southeastern Burlington. * WHEN...Until 7 AM EST Monday. * IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility and potential icy spots on roads and bridges. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Areas of fog have... Read more →


50 Percent Off Coupons Offered by Businesses in Gloucester City and throughout New Jersey

Gloucester CITY, NJ(December 14, 2020)(CNBNewsnet)--LocalFlavor.com serves communities small and large, with thousands of local Deals and coupons in hundreds of towns and cities across the country. They also offer Deals from select nationwide retailers in your home town. For example here in Gloucester City Vitale's Italian Bistro, 942 Ninth Street, and... Read more →


Turning Tragedy into Love: Local Woman Hosts ‘Christmas Surprise’

for ICU Staff at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital on Dec. 17 Ashley Kulikowski of Glassboro, NJ, knows first-hand the impact of COVID. Not only did the 23-year-old battle the disease herself, she also lost her beloved grandfather to the pandemic in October. “I know how awful it feels to have COVID,... Read more →


CONSUMER ALERT: Santa Doesnt Need Your SS Number

December 17, 2020 by Jim Kreidler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC This year, during the pandemic, your holidays might be moving a bit online. On the 10th day of Consumer Protection, maybe you’re planning to send e-cards to family and friends. Or maybe your kids are writing their letter to Santa online,... Read more →


PETS FOR ADOPTION: MEET BLUE

Adoption and Rescue Husky House's goal is to place our orphans in permanent loving homes as they already have been abandoned once before by their former owners. We strive to match the right dog with the right family based on the families needs and experience. All former Husky House orphans will... Read more →


Burlington County Prosecutor Offering $5000 Reward for Info on Beverly City Murder

BURLINGTON CITY, NJ--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a $5,000 reward has been posted in an effort to gain the public’s help in solving the fatal shooting of a 32-year-old man in Beverly City two months ago. The homicide was committed outside of the Delacove Homes public housing project shortly... Read more →


MAPLE SHADE PD ALERT: All are reminded to move parked cars from the street during any snow/storm

for the entire duration of the event. (MAPLE SHADE NJ)(DECEMBER 15, 2020)(CNBNewsnet)--Please remove parked cars from snow routes before the snow falls, so that the snow plows can safely and effectively clear the roads. If not Police may be at your door in the middle of the night to get you... Read more →


Are the Philadelphia 76ers Legitimate NBA Title Contenders?

"Evan Turner | Philadelphia 76ers" by Basketball Schedule is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 (December 14, 2020)--Last season did not go according to plan for the Philadelphia 76ers. After coming within a few bounces of making the Eastern Conference Finals, they doubled down on size by re-signing Tobias Harris, giving the... Read more →


Jefferson Health’s 3 NJ Hospitals Nationally Recognized with ‘A’s’

in Fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade Jefferson Health’s three New Jersey hospitals – located in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township – were each awarded an ‘A’ in the Fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing achievements in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care.... Read more →


News from the City of Gloucester City's Website

CORRECTION CNBNews Editor's Note: The following information was obtained from the Gloucester City Municipal website which was recently redesigned. Some of this information is a few months old. We found it while perusing the city's site and thought it was news that you would appreciate knowing. Some of the highlights include:... Read more →


Samaritan’s 20th Annual Giving Thanks Preserving Memories

Thanksgiving Meal Delivery Provided 200 Meals to Hospice Families Mount Laurel, NJ – Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Samaritan donors and volunteers continued their yearly tradition of giving, hosting their 20th annual Thanksgiving meal delivery, Giving Thanks Preserving Memories on Saturday, November 21. Through contactless pickup and delivery, Samaritan was able to... Read more →


Jefferson Health - New Jersey Chief Nursing Officer Helene Burns Named ‘Woman of Achievement’ by Garden State Council of Boy Scouts

The Garden State Council of the Boy Scouts of America has recognized Jefferson Health – New Jersey’s Senior VP & Chief Nursing Officer, Helene Burns, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, as the 2020 Woman of Achievement for Camden County. Dr. Burns was one of seven women honored at the Women of Achievement event,... Read more →


DRPA Commissioners Approve Budget, Postpone Planned Toll Increases

CAMDEN CITY, NJ – Motorists who travel Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) bridges will not see any toll increases next year. Today, the DRPA Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution to postpone a scheduled toll increase until at least 2022. The move marks the 10th year the DRPA has gone... Read more →


Mansfield Township Woman Charged with Stealing Funds from Athletic Association

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mansfield Township Police Chief Ronald G. Mulhall Jr. announced that a Chesterfield woman was charged with stealing more than $60,000 from a youth football and cheerleading program while serving as the organization’s treasurer over a five-year period that ended last year. Stacy Cassidy, 45, of... Read more →


Jefferson Health- NJ Infection Control Officer Dr. Cindy Hou Appointed to Sepsis Alliance Board of Directors

Jefferson Health – New Jersey Infection Control Officer Cindy Hou, DO, FACOI, FIDSA, has been appointed to a three-year term on the Board of Directors of Sepsis Alliance. She previously had served as the first Infectious Diseases physician ever appointed to the national organization’s Advisory Board. “Dr. Hou is going to... Read more →


Letter to the Editor: Carino Boys Basketball Club Announces Changes for this Season

The High School season is about to begin and the Carino Boys Basketball Club is anxiously looking forward to another season. With the restrictions imposed, we will need to make a couple of changes in our events. Our outstanding Student-Athletes will continue to be recognized in a virtual format, along with... Read more →


ATTENTION: The Toms River Licensing Center Closed Until Dec.22

TRENTON – Toms River Licensing Center is closed due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19, and will reopen Tuesday, Dec. 22, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission has announced. The employee who tested positive was last in the Toms River Center Monday, Dec. 7. Nine other MVC Centers currently are... Read more →


American Legion Baseball regionals have featured some star individual performances

By Richard Walker Nov 16, 2020 NOTE: This is the second of a four-part series on the history of American Legion Baseball’s regional playoff structure. Part 1 took a look at how the regional format has changed over the years. Gloucestercitynews.net files Once American Legion Baseball officials switched to an eight-regional... Read more →


Jefferson Health – New Jersey’s 3 Hospitals Recognized for Commitment to Caring for Older Patients

Jefferson Health’s three New Jersey-based hospitals, have each maintained “Exemplar” status for their NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) program. The Jefferson Health Care Center, a Sewell, NJ, skilled nursing facility and sub-acute rehabilitation center, has also been recognized as a NICHE “Member. NICHE is the only international designation indicating... Read more →


CNB Traffic Alert: Route 322 traffic shift next week as roadway widening project advances in Gloucester County

Traffic will be shifted onto newly constructed roadway overnight (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a traffic shift on Route 322 as a roadway widening project advances in Logan Township, Gloucester County. Beginning at 1 a.m. Monday, December 7, the developer’s contractor, ­­­­R.E. Pierson Construction Co.,... Read more →


Robert R. Rosenbleeth, Sr. "Abe", Retired Moorestown Lt. Detective, age 84

Robert R. Rosenbleeth, Sr. - better known to all who loved him as "Abe" - passed away on December 3, 2020, at 84 years old. Loving Husband of Barbara (nee Brown). Devoted father of Robert, Jr. (Cheryl), Joe (Julianna), Donna (Bill), Chris (Tiffani). Beloved Pop Pop to 12 Grandchildren - Bobby,... Read more →


Burlington County Freeholder Director Felicia Hopson highlights business help

MOUNT HOLLY – Burlington County Freeholder Director Felicia Hopson highlighted the County’s revived Shop Burlington County First initiative and other parts of the County’s coronavirus response Wednesday, telling business leaders at a Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey forum that helping residents and businesses through the ongoing pandemic continues to... Read more →


Delaware Riverkeeper Network: Please Join Us! Say NO to LNG export from Gibbstown!

All this week, we are joining in one voice using many different mediums to make certain the Delaware River Basin Commissioners hear us. At their December 9th meeting they may take action on the pending approval of Dock 2 that would be used for the export of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)... Read more →