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CNB Business News: 20 Digits Establishes Executive Team in Preparation for National Expansion

GLOUCESTER CITY, NEW JERSEY—February 24, 2020—20 Digits, a start-up developing innovative solutions for the integrated facilities management (IFM) industry, has named Scott Dickson as Chief Technology Officer amid a year of strategic expansion. 20 Digits is a subsidiary of NEST, the Scott Dickson to guide the start-up’s growth as Chief Technology Officer integrated facilities management consultant and analytics solution serving enterprises in the United States and Canada. “As an organization, we recognized just how important technology is for an IFM program,” said Rob Almond, Chief... Read more →


*Burlington County is looking to grow its Domestic Violence Response Team

Burlington County is looking to grow its Domestic Violence Response Team. This team consists of volunteers who work with Providence House, Domestic Violence Services and local police departments to help people who experience domestic violence by empowering and advocating for victims. If you would like to volunteer please contact: Kim Jewitt, DVRT Coordinator Providence House, Burlington Phone: 856-824-0599 ex. 8606 E-mail: kjewitt@cctrenton.org CLASSES WILL BE HELD: *Saturday March 14th 10am - 5pm Thursday March 19th 6pm - 9:30pm Thursday March 26th 6pm – 9:30pm Thursday... Read more →


75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF IWO JIMA (VIDEO)...Thank a Veteran Today for their Service

SOURCE: The American Legion Burn Pit First, from Yahoo News: This month marks the 75th anniversary of the start of the Battle of Iwo Jima, which saw some of the bloodiest fighting of World War Two take place on a small Japanese island 1,200 km (745 miles) south of Tokyo. Iwo Jima was the first native Japanese soil to be invaded during the Allied advance. Located halfway between Tokyo and Guam, it was regarded as a strategic outpost. Close to 7,000 U.S. Marines and nearly... Read more →


Two People Shot Inside Maple Shade Apt., One Dead

MAPLE SHADE - Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Maple Shade Township Police Chief Christopher Fletcher announced that two people were shot inside a Lenola Road apartment building this afternoon, including a 22-year-old woman who later died at a Camden hospital. The investigation began after Maple Shade police officers were called to The Arbors apartment complex just before 2:30 p.m. for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival they found a man and a woman with gunshot wounds in the hallway outside a unit on... Read more →


Pemberton Township Man Sentenced to 4 Years for Causing Friend's Death

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ (February 21, 2020)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 22-year-old Pemberton Township man was sentenced today to four years in New Jersey state prison for driving impaired and causing a 2018 crash in Woodland Township that killed a friend who was traveling in his vehicle. Donald Shinn, who pled guilty in December 2019 to Vehicular Homicide (Second Degree), must serve 85 percent of the sentence before becoming eligible for parole. His driver’s license will be suspended for five years following his... Read more →


Congregation Beth El in Voorhees Receives Support from the Investors Foundation Grant Program

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – A $15,000 grant from the Investors Bank’s Foundation is helping Congregation Beth El complete safety and security projects at its Voorhees campus. Representatives from Investors Bank recently presented a check from the Investors Foundation for $15,000 to Congregation Beth El in Voorhees. Pictured from left, Investors Bank Voorhees branch supervisor Sayantani Bhattacharya, Investors Bank assistant vice president and Voorhees branch manager Barry Epps, Congregation Beth El Executive Director Josh Laster, Investors Bank’s senior vice president business lending Christopher P. Warren, Senior Rabbi... Read more →


Topping Off Ceremony Held for $184M Patient Tower at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital

Jefferson Washington Township Hospital reached a major milestone on Thursday, February 20th, as a “topping off” ceremony was held for its new $184 million patient tower, slated to open in summer 2021. Jefferson leadership and staff — including Dr. Stephen Klasko, President of Thomas Jefferson University and CEO of Jefferson Health — were in attendance, along with NJ state and local officials, as the final beam was lifted by a crane and put in place. The 7-floor, 243,500-square-foot tower, being named in honor of Jefferson... Read more →


Lowell M. McCown, Marcus S. Mackroy-Davis, Zahire N. Williams Indicted for Burlington City Murder

(Left to right) Lowell M. McCown, Marcus S. Mackroy-Davis, Zahire N. Williams MOUNT HOLLY, NJ (February 20, 2020)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that three men have been indicted for the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old Burlington City resident late last year. Zahire N. Williams, 20, of Burlington City, Marcus S. Mackroy-Davis, 23, of Westampton, and Lowell M. McCown, 20, of Philadelphia were indicted on charges of Murder (First Degree) and Conspiracy (First Degree). Williams, who is accused of being the shooter, was indicted on... Read more →


79-Year-Old Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing Millions from Moorestown Employer

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ (February 19, 2020)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 79-year-old Hainesport man pled guilty today in Superior Court to stealing more than $2.5 million over a 14-year period from the Moorestown company where he was employed as an accounting manager. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Charles Esposito pled guilty to Theft by Deception (Second Degree) and Failure to Pay State Income Taxes (Third Degree) in exchange for an aggregate seven-year sentence in New Jersey state prison. The Hon. Christopher... Read more →


The Father of the Boy Who Shot Himself Charged

Andrew Mack MOUNT HOLLY, NJ (February 19, 2020)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David H. Jantas announced that the father of a 4-year-old boy who died earlier this month from an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound in the family’s Browns Mills home has been charged in connection with the death. Andrew Mack, 31, was charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Second Degree) and Storage of Firearms if Minors May Have Access (Disorderly Persons). Mack is scheduled for a first appearance... Read more →


Dear Parents and Friends of Gloucester Catholic:

Your Voice Matters to the Future of Catholic Schools! Attached please find the first two ACTION ALERTS for the Governor's 2020-2021 state budget. The nonpublic school community has two major "ASKS" this budget season. They are: 1. To increase the per pupil allotment for Compensatory Ed (Chapter 192) from $995.00 per service to $1100.00 per service. This allotment has not been increased in over 10 years. 2. To increase the per pupil allotment for transportation/aid in lieu from $1000.00 to $1050.00. Although the increase to... Read more →


Tabernacle Fire Co. Receives Grant from SJ Gas

TABERNACLE, NJ (February 18, 2020)----South Jersey Gas recently presented a $4,681 grant to Tabernacle Fire Company No. 1 as part of its First Responders Grant Program. Pictured, from left, is Lauren Hurtt, Supervisor of Government Affairs with South Jersey Gas presenting the check to Kate Holden, Al Freeman and Chief Andy Cunard of Tabernacle Fire Company No. 1. The grant funds, awarded in late-2019, were used by the fire company to purchase a thermal imaging camera and two gas detection meters. “Our First Responders Grant... Read more →


Jefferson Health Hosts FREE Wellness Programs for Seniors Through May 2020

Join Jefferson Health experts for FREE community wellness programs for seniors through May: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) - The Basics; Thursday, March 5, 2 p.m.; Kennedy Health & Wellness Center (405 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road, Suite 201, Sewell): COPD affects almost 15 million Americans. Learn what COPD is; how it affects the lungs; causes, signs and symptoms; and disease management. Weight Loss and Fiber – What’s the Connection?; Wednesday, March 18, 11 a.m., at the Margaret E. Heggan Free Public Library (606 Delsea Drive, Sewell):... Read more →


Jefferson Primary & Specialty Care offices celebrate “Patient Appreciation Day”

There was a sweet treat awaiting Jefferson Primary & Specialty Care patients in New Jersey on Valentine’s Day. Four of our medical practices – Marlton, Voorhees, Regulus (Turnersville) and Kingsway (Sewell) – celebrated "Patient Appreciation Day” as a well to thank patients for trusting us with their healthcare needs. The all-day events featured snacks, Jefferson “swag” and a chance to win a gift basket. Patients could also learn about the benefits of MyChart, which offers free, online access to their medical record, and allows patients... Read more →


Congressman Kim Joins Burlington/Ocean County Schools to Deliver Valentines for Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 14, 2020)--– Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) joined Toms River Regional and North Hanover Schools to participate in Valentines for Veterans, an effort as part of the annual “Salute a Veteran Patient Week” to thank New Jersey veterans for their service and remind them of their special place in our communities. “Our veterans have sacrificed so much for our country, we owe them our thanks and gratitude,” said Congressman Kim. “It is incredibly inspiring to see students from Toms River and North Hanover... Read more →


TRUMP VISITS WILDWOOD

WILDWOOD, NJ (February 14, 2020)(CNBNews.net)--Local resident Scott MacAdams (above) was in Wildwood for the Trump Rally on January 28. He writes, "We were in line for 10 grueling hours, and still didn't get in and ended up watching on one of the Jumbotrons. It was a totally awesome day, and we met tons of great 'Deplorables'. Here are some photos taken that day, please share them with your readers." RELATED Wildwood Boardwalk Taken Over by Trump Backers Democrats Holding Event in Cape May to Counter... Read more →


On-Site Assessment of the Mantua Police Dept.

PUBLIC NOTICE MANTUA TOWNSHIP, NJ (February 13, 2020)--The Mantua Township Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of its program to achieve accreditation by verifying that it meets recognized professional best practices. Administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with best practice standards in five basic areas: the administrative function, the personnel function, the operations function, the investigative function, and the arrestee/detainee function. Agency employees and the public are invited to... Read more →


Burlington County Operation Helping Hand Program Expanded Services

Defendants with offenses related to drug use will be offered treatment services MT. HOLLY, NJ (February 13, 2020)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that the Burlington County Operation Helping Hand program has expanded services into the municipal court that serves Burlington City and Burlington Township, with outreach and treatment options being offered to those arrested on nonviolent offenses related to their drug use. In partnership with the Burlington Township Police Department, the City of Burlington Police Department, and Solstice Counseling and Wellness Center (“Solstice”), the... Read more →


Letters to Aunt Hattie Event February 22

Burlington County Freeholder Director Felicia Hopson announced today that the Women’s Advisory Council is hosting an event to celebrate 100 years of women’s suffrage. The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women’s constitutional right to vote. “The performance, Letters to Aunt Hattie, celebrates women’s suffrage as well as the contribution of African-American women to the movement,” said Freeholder Director Felicia Hopson. “This one-woman show is truly inspirational and allows us to reflect on and appreciate... Read more →


NJ American Water Plans Infrastructure Work in Beverly

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – FEB. 12, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 5,100 feet of aging water main in Beverly beginning next week. The project also includes replacing five fire hydrants and 114 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed as far back as the 1930s and as small as four inches in diameter, with new, larger ductile iron main along the following streets: Laurel Street from Front Street to Railroad Avenue Putnam... Read more →


Obituary: Selvajean “Jean” Campanella, Bellmawr

Selvajean “Jean” Campanella (nee Miller), on February 12, 2020, of Bellmawr, formerly of South Philadelphia. Age 82. Beloved wife of the late Anthony, Sr. Devoted mother of Anthony, Jr. (Dawn) and the late Denise. Loving grandmother of Anthony, III (Diana), Ryan Anthony (Erica), Steffany, Danielle (Justin) and Alayna and great grandmother of Hailey, Liliana and Reese. Dear sister of the late Gloria. Mrs. Campanella enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and the Shop Rite girls. Services are private. Family requests in lieu of flowers,... Read more →


Mt. Holly Woman Found Guilty of Murdering Her Wife

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ (February 12, 2020)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 31-year-old woman was convicted today in Superior Court of fatally shooting her wife inside their Mount Holly home during the summer of 2017. After deliberating over three days, the jury found Laura Bluestein guilty of Aggravated Manslaughter (First Degree) and Tampering with Evidence (Fourth Degree). The Hon. Terrence R. Cook, P.J.Cr., scheduled sentencing for April 23. The investigation began on August 6, 2017 when Mount Holly police went to the couple’s Mill... Read more →


Joseph Kaelin, of Bass River Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault of Underage Girl

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 62-year-old Bass River man pled guilty yesterday in Superior Court to sexually assaulting an underage girl. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Joseph Kaelin, of Mathis Lane, pled guilty to Aggravated Sexual Assault (First Degree) in exchange for a term of 20 years in New Jersey state prison. Kaelin will not be eligible for parole and must serve the entire sentence. The Hon. Terrence R. Cook, P.J.Cr., scheduled sentencing for May 8, 2020. Kaelin was arrested... Read more →


200 Club of Burlington County Announces 30th Annual Valor/Scholarship Awards Banquet

Moorestown: The 200 CLUB OF BURLINGTON COUNTY is pleased to announce they will celebrate the organization's 30th annual Valor Awards Dinner on Friday February 28, 2020 at Merion Caterers, Route 130, Cinnaminson NJ. The 200 Club or Burlington County is a charitable, non-profit organization comprised entirely of dedicated volunteers with the primary mission of providing financial assistance to the families of fallen or injured members of the State Police, County and Municipal Police, Fire or Emergency Medical Services serving the citizens of Burlington County. The... Read more →


Financial Secretary Charged with Stealing $561,777 from St. Paul's Baptist Church in Florence

Taisha D. Smith-DeJoseph FLORENCE NJ (February 11, 2020) - Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Florence Township Police Department Officer in Charge Jonathan Greenberg announced that a financial secretary has been charged with embezzling more than $561,000 from the church where she served as a volunteer. Taisha D. Smith-DeJoseph, 43, of Baldwin Lane in Willingboro, was charged with Theft by Deception (Second Degree), Computer Criminal Activity (Second Degree), Misapplication of Entrusted Property (Second Degree), four counts of Failure to File Personal Income Tax (Third Degree),... Read more →


Mt. Laurel Man Charged with Possession, Distribution of Child Pornography

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ--(February 10, 2020)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Laurel Police Chief Stephen Riedener announced that a 56-year-old Mount Laurel man has been charged with possessing and distributing child pornography. Marco Pulcini, 56, of Wilderness Run Court, was charged with four counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Second Degree). Pulcini was arrested on February 7 at his residence following the execution of a search warrant. Multiple electronic devices were seized and will be examined by detectives from the BCPO High-Tech Crimes... Read more →


Law Enforcement Investigating Fatal Shooting of 4-Year-Old in Brown Mills

PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP (February 8, 2020)-- - Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David Jantas announced that a 4-year boy died last night from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Emergency medical technicians and officers from the Pemberton Township Police Department were called to the family’s home on Maricopa Trail just after 7 p.m. and discovered Lincoln Mack with a gunshot wound to his cheek. He was transported to Capital Health Emergency Department at Deborah Hospital, where he was pronounced... Read more →


Couple from Mount Holly Charged after Toddler Ingests Drugs

MT. HOLLY, NJ (Feb. 5, 2020)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Holly Police Chief Richard Spitler announced that a Mount Holly man and his girlfriend were charged after the man’s 2-year-old son ingested fentanyl and methamphetamine, which caused his brain to swell and prompted the use of Narcan to save his life. Ray Drayton, 36, and Melissa R. Wilkerson, 36, of the first block of Madison Avenue, were charged with Aggravated Assault (Second Degree), Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Second Degree), and Cruelty... Read more →


Agnes M. Trione, Audubon Teacher, Community Activist, GCHS Alumus

Agnes M. Trione (nee Austin), of Marlton, previously of Audubon, passed away February 3, 2020. Age 74. Beloved wife of Michael Trione. Loving mother of Nicole Trione (Michael Williams). Caring sister of Margaret Garris (Michael), Patricia Nallen (Edward) and the late John Austin. Agnes is also survived by many nieces, Gloucestercitynews.net graphic nephews, and other family and friends. Agnes was a teacher in the Audubon School District for 34 years and was a member of many teacher associations including the NEA, NJEA, CCCEA, and AEA.... Read more →


*Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club Feb. Theme Will Be Unsung Heroes

Ben Cerrato (Haddonfield), Gavin Gibson (Cherokee), Giamarco Arletti (Holy Cross), MJ Iraldi (West Deptford), Josh Randle (GCIT) and Tyrese Myrick (Westampton Tech) to be honored. University of Delaware Coach Martin Ingelsby featured speaker. Martin Ingelsby University of Delaware The Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club has announced that Unsung Heroes will be the theme of the next meeting Wednesday, FEBRUARY 5th at the Crowne Plaza, Route 70 and Cuthbert Blvd., Cherry Hill starting at 11:30 A.M. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED and may be made by calling Jason... Read more →


Burlington County Authorities Ask Public to Help Find Sex Offender

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that law enforcement officials continue to seek the public’s assistance locating a 61-year-old man who failed to register as a sex offender as required under Megan’s Law. William Dean is described as a white male, standing 6 feet tall and weighing approximately 220 pounds. He may be in the Camden area, and may be using the name Billy Dean. State law requires registered sex offenders who plan to move to a new residence to notify police in the town... Read more →


Maple Shade PD Alert: Beware! Phone Scammers are Active in the Area

MAPLE SHADE, NJ (January 28, 2020)----Authorities have reported an increase in various scams across the country which typically involve telemarketing scammers posing as lawyers, customs, or lottery officials targeting residents with fraudulent promises of large cash prizes, vacation getaways, vehicles, or other prizes. The perpetrators tell “winners” they can claim a prize if they pay for shipping, insurance, customs duties, or taxes, by providing bank or credit card information, or by wiring the money. In some situations, the scammers ask their victims to send a... Read more →


Cooper University Health Care First Hospital In the World to Use New Virtual Reality System for Stroke Rehabilitation

(Camden, NJ) Cooper University Health Care recently became the first hospital in the world to use a new virtual reality (VR) system for patient rehabilitation following a stroke, announced Tudor G. Jovin, MD, chief and chairman of the Cooper Neurological Institute, and internationally renowned neurologist and researcher. Prior to the commercial launch of The REAL™ Immersive System, a team of physicians and therapists at the Cooper Neurological Institute (CNI) worked closely with California-based medical device producer, Penumbra, in the research and development phase for the... Read more →


Mount Laurel Man Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Laurel Police Chief Stephen Riedener announced that a 34-year-old Mount Laurel man has been charged with possessing child pornography. Brian Horner, of the 200 block of Saint David Drive, was charged with one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Third Degree). The investigation began after the BCPO High-Tech Crimes Unit received information regarding Horner’s online activities from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The investigation revealed that Horner was utilizing a search engine to... Read more →


Camden City Drug Dealer Indicted for Causing Death of Customer

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Camden drug dealer has been indicted for causing the death of a customer to whom he sold fentanyl-laced cocaine last year. Marquese Smith, 22, of Baird Boulevard, was indicted on one count of Strict Liability for Drug-Induced Death (First Degree). The indictment was returned January 14 and signed by Prosecutor Coffina. An arraignment will be scheduled soon in Superior Court. The investigation began in June 2019 when officers from the Maple Shade Police Department responded to the... Read more →