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Home Country: Think Tank Celebrates Spring

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet Down at the sale barn Saturday, the think tank had coagulated there with coffees to go to celebrate spring. Doc and Dud had their dogs with them, while Bert and Dewey and Steve went stag. “I thought about it a lot,” Dud said, “and I wondered what... Read more →


Letter to the Editor: Recognize the Signs and Seek Help Fast

October 18, 2017 Dear Editor, Stroke, the No. 3 leading cause of death in NJ, is largely treatable. The faster you are treated, the more likely you are to recover. If you or someone you love suffers a stroke, it’s important to recognize the signs and seek help FAST. In most... Read more →


Home Country: 1st Archery Contest A Success...Nobody Won!

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet Well, the first archery tournament to raise money to buy warm clothes for some of the local kids is now in the history books, and it would have to be considered a success. Doc, who has more initials after his name than anyone in town and therefore... Read more →


CNB Crime: Westville Suspect Attempts to Grab Officer's Weapon During Arrest

Camden City NJ March 9, 2015 (CNBNews.net)– A Westville man who tried to disarm an officer while violently resisting arrest was caught Saturday night. Officer Robert Shea was on directed patrol addressing quality of life issues in the area of Mount Ephraim Avenue and Dayton Street shortly after 8 p.m. when... Read more →


FBI Art Crime Team Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Part 2: Dedicated Investigators Use Time-Tested Methods 02/18/15 Part 2 of an interview with Bonnie Magness-Gardiner, manager of the FBI’s art theft program. Q: Is investigating art crimes different from investigating other types of crimes? Magness-Gardiner: Much of what we investigate is art theft, which is basically a theft of property.... Read more →


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If You Don't Build It, They Won't Come

John Reynolds | CNBNews.net We took a walk last weekend around the David R. Mayer Memorial Park, located on Peter Cheeseman Road in Gloucester Township– the park with the Mayer Monument placed out front to commemorate his magnanimosity for paving over the remaining open space areas in town and turning them... Read more →


Gloucester Township Goes Gucci

John Reynolds | CNBNews I used to drive past farmland going to work everyday. Watching geese flying over the meadow and deer coming out in the morning to feed was a refreshing break from the monotonous string of developments and strip malls we normally encounter in Camden County. Ten years ago,... Read more →


South Jersey Land & Water Trust – New Brooklyn Lake Cleanup And Study Day

Saturday, June 14th, 10:00am. We will meet at the playground parking lot on New Brooklyn-Blackwood Road. After the cleanup Michael Hogan and the Watershed Ambassador will do a macro invertebrate assessment at the pond and discuss how the numerous macro invertebrates found in the pond can indicate its health. Ave. Bags,... Read more →


The Political Stooges Of South Jersey Show

John Reynolds | CNBNews.net I attended my first Gloucester Township Board of Education meeting last month for the "public hearing" of the new budget. I wanted to get involved in the political process with my fellow residents to iron out the budget with the board. One thing I couldn't understand was... Read more →


What Are We Paying These People For?

CNBNews | John Reynolds I just received the "April Newsletter - New Jersey's 4th Legislative District," which I have been trying to un-subscribe to for the last couple of years. I emailed a question to their website a few years ago –which they never responded to – and now I can't... Read more →


CNBNews CHEERS and JEERS for March 2014

BY CNBNEWS.NET JEER—To the contracted snow plow trucks who stage in the Brooklawn Diner parking lot. They sit there for 10 hours prior to a snow storm doing nothing except annoying home owners by shining their bright lights at the backs of people houses and windows. Aside from this obnoxious inconsiderate... Read more →


Philadelphians tired of Facebook placing them 'near Camden'

Philadelphians tired of Facebook placing them 'near Camden' (via NewsWorks) Philly's not Camden. Philadelphians know that, and so do New Jerseyans across the Delaware River. So, it's been a mystery to many Facebook users why posts from Philly are often tagged as being "in Camden" or "near Camden." When Temple University... Read more →


I Hope They're Not On The Clock

Michelle Caffrey / South Jersey Times A handful of South Jersey legislators have kept a particularly busy schedule the last few days, touring important sites, meeting with community leaders and breaking bread with men and women in the armed services. It’s all taking place more than 5,000 miles from their hometowns,... Read more →


Sometimes Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

By John Reynolds/CNBnews.net There's a famous poem written 100 years ago about two New England farmers mulling over whether to continue rebuilding the stone wall dividing their properties. The narrator didn't see any reason to keep the wall anymore, while his neighbor kept repeating an adage he learned from his father,... Read more →


CNBNEWS FEBRUARY 2014 CHEERS AND JEERS

By CNBNews CHEER—The Gloucester City High School Varsity Girls Bowling Team won the Olympic Conference Freedom Championship this year. Also this year they won the South Jersey Group 1 title, placed first at the Sectionals and placed Second in the state finals for Group 1. Three of the five girls on... Read more →


ACLU: Newark stop-and-frisk targets black residents more than others

David Giambusso/The Star-Ledger Despite comprising just more than half of Newark’s population, African-Americans make up 75 percent of the stops under the city Police Department’s stop-and frisk-program, a report released today by the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey has found. Read the full story And I'll bet they're committing... Read more →


Steve Sweeney named administrator of embattled Ironworkers Local 401 in Philadelphia

By Joseph P. Owens | South Jersey Times New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney said tonight he has answered the call to take over embattled Ironworkers Local 401 in Philadelphia less than a week after the union's leadership was indicted on charges including extortion, arson and assault. Read all about it... Read more →


The New Jersey Money-Sucking-Machine Keeps Chugging Along

Dem leaders adamant that $2.4 billion go to N.J. pension fund (via NewsWorks) As Gov. Chris Christie puts the finishing touches on the budget proposal he will unveil Tuesday, top Democrats in the New Jersey Senate are insisting that the spending plan include the required state payment into the pension system.... Read more →


Convicts And Congressmen

N.J. inmates may count as part of legislative redistricting (via NewsWorks) New Jersey lawmakers are considering a measure calling for inmates to be counted when calculating population figures used to draw legislative district lines. The bill calls for prisoners in state and federal facilities in New Jersey to be included in… Read more →


Stand Up Guy

"I am running for Congress because South Jersey needs someone who is going to stand up for us in Washington, D.C., as Rob Andrews has done for more than two decades," said Donald Norcross. "I have spent my career fighting for middle-class families, senior citizens and workers." ... and if that... Read more →


God Bless Hyphenated-America

By John Reynolds/CNBNews.net After reading the Martin Luther King articles in the media recently about how much progress we have made in this country towards racial equality, but how much more we need to go, I thought: we are two generations into civil rights and affirmative action, with trillions spent on... Read more →


The World According to Cappelli

CNBNews.net | John Reynolds “I would like to thank my fellow Freeholders … for their continued hard work and dedication to improving the quality of life for the residents of Camden County … 2013 was a good year” ... in fact, it was a great year for Camden County. Happy days... Read more →


Measure pushing N.J. towns to share services may have to wait

You would think given the bad economic conditions in this state that our legislators would put the interests of the general population ahead of the special interest groups. And you wonder why the middle class are leaving New Jersey CNBNews – John Reynolds Measure pushing N.J. towns to share services may... Read more →


Lincoln Goes Hollywood | cnbnews.net

Lincoln: the guy on the copper penny; self-taught student of Shakespeare and the Bible; rail-splitter, backwoods lawyer; jokester with a crazy-assed wife; 16th president of the United States and preserver of the Union; said a few words at Gettysburg and turned out to be the most quoted American in history; the subject of 14,000 books, hitting the big time when one was made into a Hollywood movie. And if he were still alive, he'd be on Oprah. Read more →


Merry Christmas to everyone in the CNB extended family

By JOHN REYNOLDS CNBNEWS.NET 1+1=3 – It's A Cultural Thing Diversity, equality, and fairness are the latest buzzwords coming out of academia and echoed in the media. Everybody is supposed to achieve the American Dream today, regardless of who you are, where you came from, or what you did to get... Read more →


CNBNEWS EXCLUSIVE: Pete Dexter, One of the Best Newspaper Columnist to Come Out of Philly

BY JOHN REYNOLDS SPECIAL TO CNBNEWS.NET He kicked around Florida a few years working odd jobs, pumping gas and trying to PETE DEXTER sell baby portraits, not having much luck until he persuaded a newspaper to hire him as a reporter. But that didn't last, and he wound up pumping gas... Read more →