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*The Alice Costello Elementary School PTA Launches Spirit-Wear Shop

(CNBNews)BROOKLAWN, NJ)The Alice Costello PTA has opened a spirit-wear shop to raise funds for the school. The ACES PTA has launched a spirit-wear shop to raise money for the school. The link to the shop can be found below. Show your school spirit by purchasing an item (or two) from the shop! Click ​​​​​​​here to access the shop. published Gloucestercitynews.net Read more →


*Enjoy Ice Skating at Cooper River until Feb. 17

PENSAUKEN, NJ--Cooper River Park has once again transformed into a winter wonderland with tasty treats, and family fun! WinterFest Ice Skating at Cooper River now open until February 17, 2020. WinterFest Ice Skating at Cooper River is presented by the Camden County Board of Freeholder. New this year! WinterFest will include more family fun with arcade games in the heated tent and outdoor games for families to enjoy when they are off the ice. Click here for a listing of all WinterFest events. Check back... Read more →


Gary G Watermasysk, Brooklawn Volunteer Fireman, Zoning Board Member

On January 16th, 2020, Gary G. Watermasysk, age 68, passed away from this earth while surrounded by his family. He was predeceased in death by his parents, Stanley and Dorothy (Sing) Watermasysk, and his siblings Stanley, Russell and Dorothy. Gary is survived by his four children Scott (Beata), Mark (Kim), Keith (Kristen), and Kristi-Lynn; his grandchildren Kylie, Kollin, Kendal, Kelsey, Jason, Emily, Kaylee, Caleb, Zachary, and Sophia; the mother of his children and friend Sandy Sheehan; and life-long friends Don and Kathy Ellis. Gary was... Read more →


*GLOUCESTER HIGH CLASS OF '65 REUNION APRIL 25

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --The Gloucester City High School Class of 1965 will be holding their 55th year reunion at The Kove in Audubon, NJ on Saturday, April 25, 2020. Tickets are $50 per person for a buffet dinner and entertainment. A cash bar will be available. A meet and greet will be held on Friday, April 24 at The Tap Room in Haddon Township. Discounted rooms are available at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill for Friday and/or Saturday nights. We hope to see you... Read more →


CONNECT 2020

Take the Connect 2020 Biking and Walking Survey Help Improve Biking and Walking in Collingswood and Haddon Township Collingswood and Haddon Township are working on a Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. The goal is to develop a bicycle and pedestrian network that helps to further connect the two communities, with a specific focus on travel to the Haddon Avenue corridor. The plan will identify strategies and improvements that will help to create a safe and comfortable multimodal network between Collingswood and Haddon Township that balances... Read more →


Camden County Freedom Medal Ceremony Jan. 22

Camden County residents will be honored for their selfless contributions to improving their community at the 2020 Camden County Freedom Medal Ceremony on January 22nd. The award, created by the Freeholder Board in 2001, is presented to civic leaders who demonstrate the ideals and actions that reflect the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Every year since 2001, the Camden County Freedom Medal has been presented to honor extraordinary Camden County citizens who have generously contributed their time and effort to better their community... Read more →


"Stress Busting for Family Caregivers" will take place Tuesday, January 21st

Programs Offered for Caregivers "Stress Busting for Family Caregivers" will take place on Tuesday, January 21st from 5 PM to 6:30 PM at Camden County Senior Services in Blackwood. Caregivers will learn about stress and its effects, practice stress management techniques, and develop problem-solving skills. Some of the strategies include breathing, imagery, humor, massage, meditation, and yoga. Space is limited so reserve your spot by contacting Rose Candy at (856) 858-3220 or rose.candy@camdencounty.com. Read More. "Branching Out to Caregivers" is a caregiver support group that... Read more →


Towns in New Jersey Join Second Amendment Sanctuary Movement

CNBNews.net NEW JERSEY—Some towns in New Jersey have joined the Second Amendment sanctuary movement, according to ammoland.com. This movement is a form of civil disobedience that has taken off in Virginia, and it is also making strides in Kentucky. CNBNews graphic files Alexander Roubian of the New Jersey Second Amendment Society stated that two towns in the Garden State have already declared themselves as Second Amendment sanctuary jurisdictions, while “we are aware of dozens of others that are supportive of passing similar measures. We have... Read more →


Camden County Prosecutors Office to Observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 20, 2020, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office will observe Dr. Martin Luther King Day. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the day of service that celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy. The observance of this holiday encourages Americans to help improve their communities and uphold the ideals that all humans are equal, regardless of race, religion or background, and should be judged by the content of their character. We urge our fellow citizens to participate in this day of... Read more →


LONELINESS: The Public Health Threat No One Talks About

Too much time alone can be bad for your health but modern technology can help keep you connected. (NAPSI)—There is a public health threat looming across the United States that’s not visible to most but affects nearly half of all Americans daily: loneliness. Social isolation is as bad for your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day and is twice as harmful as obesity. Worst of all, loneliness is a contributing factor in senior suicides, which are rising in the U.S. While it is not... Read more →


David Richter Calls for Three Constitutional Amendments to Fix a Broken Congress

VINELAND, NJ – David Richter, Republican candidate running to represent New Jersey’s Second Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, announced yesterday that if elected, he intended to draft and introduce three proposed amendments to the United States Constitution to fix what he termed a “broken Congress.” During a speech Richter gave last night to the New Jersey Constitutional Republicans at the Ramada Inn in Vineland, New Jersey, he said that “the biggest challenge to the long-term success of our country is our huge... Read more →


STUDY: More Residents Moved Out of New Jersey than any other State

ST. LOUIS – Jan., 2020 – Americans are moving into Idaho, and Idaho is moving up—in the ranking of most popular 2019 moving destinations, that is. Where are people moving to? According to the results of United Van Lines’ 43rd Annual National Movers Study, which tracks customers’ state-to-state migration patterns over the past year, Idaho saw the highest percentage of inbound migration among states experiencing more than 250 moves* with United Van Lines: 67.4 percent. This is Idaho’s first time leading the list of inbound... Read more →


NJ Students Named to Bloomsburg University Fall 2019 Dean's List

BLOOMSBURG, PA (01/13/2020)-- Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania congratulates the more than 1,900 students who were named to the Fall 2019 Dean's List. A full-time student whose semester GPA is 3.5 or higher in 12 or more semester hours of course work for which a grade or grades are received will be named to the Dean's List. Grace Castiglia of Marlton, majoring in Special Education, Early Childhood Education, was named to the list. Faith Duffy of Cherry Hill, majoring in Early Childhood Education, was named to... Read more →


Students from NJ Named to the University of Vermont Dean's List

BURLINGTON, VT (01/13/2020)-- To be named to the dean's list at the University of Vermont, students must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or better and rank in the top 20 percent of their class in their respective college or school. The following students from your area have been named to the dean's list for the fall 2019 semester: Kennedy Brown of Bellmawr (08031) Joshua Childs of Ocean View (08230) Madison Dykas of Oaklyn (08107) Julia Kropiewnicki of Mullica Hill (08062) Anthony Lasalle of Sewell... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Department Is Now Using Neighbors By Ring

To Connect With Residents and Solve Crime Sign up for Neighbors by Ring and connect with GTPD! GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (January 18, 2020)--GTPD is encouraging all residents to sign up with Neighbors by Ring. You do not need a Ring device to sign up and you will be able to communicate with neighbors in your area. You will have the ability to post and view video of crimes and suspicious activity. We have listed frequently asked questions about the Neighbors App below: How does the... Read more →


The Past President of Newell Rubbermaid Sentenced for Tax Fraud

Defendant admitted to traveling to Canada to withdraw funds from Swiss bank account at ATMs to avoid detection PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Jeffrey Cooley, 66, of Toledo, OH was sentenced to one month incarceration, 12 months’ supervised release, and a $210,000 fine by United States District Court Judge Joshua D. Wolson for filing a false tax return which reported that Cooley had purchased an offshore trust company years after he actually did in order to evade paying appropriate taxes.... Read more →


NRA-ILA: Three Anti-Gun Bills Passed by Virginia Senate

SUPPORT NRA-ILA On Thursday, January 16th, the Virginia Senate voted to pass three of the anti-gun bills that the Senate Judiciary Committee approved on Monday. The fight is far from over! Dozens of other gun control bills from Michael Bloomberg’s wish-list have still not been taken up by a committee. Second Amendment supporters have demonstrated an unprecedented showing in support for our rights. It is critical that law-abiding citizens not back down and remain ready to oppose this agenda at every turn. View Related Articles... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

NJ Students named to the Becker College Dean's List for the fall 2019 WORCESTER/LEICESTER, MA (01/17/2020)-- Becker College recognized the following local residents who were named to the dean's list for the fall 2019 semester. The Dean's List recognizes all full-time students (24 or more credit hours earned for the academic year; 12 minimum each semester - September through May) whose term grade point average is 3.50 or higher with no grade below a B- and no incomplete (I) or withdrawal/failing (WF) grades. Troy Bohonko,... Read more →


List of Winners, 2020 Deer Classic All-time Top 10 List

EDISON, NJ--The annual Garden State Deer Classic, held January 9 to January 12, featured outstanding white-tailed deer harvested during the previous year's hunting seasons and recognized the hunters who took them. The deer were entered in the Outstanding White-tailed Deer Program. The Deer Classic was held at the Garden State Outdoor Sports Show at the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center in Edison. The 2020 show and Deer Classic was an event ideal for sportsmen and sportswomen and for exhibitors, drawing 40,000 sporting enthusiasts. The... Read more →


EFF to Argue In NJ Supreme Court; Can you be made to Turn Over Password to Encrypted iPhone?

Trenton, New Jersey—On Tuesday, January 21, at 1 pm, EFF Senior Staff Attorney Andrew Crocker will ask the New Jersey Supreme Court to rule that the state can’t force a defendant to turn over the passcode for his encrypted iPhone under the Fifth Amendment, which protects American’s rights against self-incrimination. The Fifth Amendment states that people cannot be forced to incriminate themselves, and it’s well settled that this privilege against self-incrimination covers compelled “testimonial” communications, including physical acts. However, courts have split over how to... Read more →


Sports Weekend in The Big City

Carmen Palmiero Basketball League grade 1 & 2 Coed basketball, LadyLions vs Kingsway and GHS Lions vs Clearview Carmen Palmiero Basketball League Pictured below GHS Lions #24 Steven Light & #10 Rasheer Fleming Pictured below GHS Lady Lions #13 Meadow Avant & Crystal Johnson Read more →


Second-quarter run lifts NJCU past Rutgers-Camden women

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (Jan. 18, 2020) – The New Jersey City University women’s basketball team scored the final 13 points of the first half and 19 straight points over the second and third quarters combined as it went on to defeat Rutgers University-Camden, 67-57, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Saturday afternoon. With their third straight win, the Gothic Knights improve to 6-8 overall and 4-5 in the NJAC. It marked the first time since January, 2002 that NJCU has won three straight... Read more →


Big first half powers NJCU past Rutgers-Camden men

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (Jan. 18, 2020) – The New Jersey City University men’s basketball team raced to a 50-25 halftime lead and went on to defeat Rutgers University-Camden, 83-66, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Saturday. The Gothic Knights improve to 7-9 overall and 4-5 in the NJAC with their ninth straight win over Rutgers-Camden. They lead the all-time series, 66-5. Rutgers-Camden falls to 5-10 overall and 2-7 in NJAC play. After a couple of early lead changes, sophomore guard Kayton Darley put... Read more →


Looking for A Forever Home: Meet Louisa

Meet Louisa. Louisa is looking for her loving forever home. An owner surrender, she is an even tempered girl. She gets along well with other dogs her size. She is friendly, affectionate and enjoys going for walks. She can be a little strong on the leash at first, but soon settles to enjoy a nice stroll. Please no homes with young/small children, small animals, small dogs or cats. Interested in adopting Louisa? Please visit www.huskyhouse.org today to fill out an application. More about Louisa Up-to-date... Read more →


2020 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week

Interested in details or attending the 2020 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls? Click To Learn More Centennial Slate for Class of 2020 Revealed Announced Jan. 15, 2020 Jimmy Johnson Elected as a part of Centennial Slate Announced Jan. 12, 2020 Bill Cowher Elected as a part of Centennial Slate Announced Jan. 11, 2020 15 Modern-Era Player Finalists Announced Jan. 2, 2020 38 Centennial Slate Finalists Announced Dec. 19, 2019 25 Modern-Era Player Semifinalists Announced Nov. 26, 2019 122 Modern-Era... Read more →


Salem County Republican Chairwoman Linda DuBois Endorses Van Drew

Salem County Republican Chairwoman Linda DuBois released the following statement endorsing incumbent Republican Congressman Jeff Van Drew for re-election. “Congressman Van Drew has a deep understanding of the issues facing South Jersey, particularly when it comes to the needs of our agricultural community,” said DuBois. “Congressman Van Drew has stood up for South Jersey and with President Trump, so it has been no surprise to see the overwhelming support the Congressman has received. I am proud to join the thousands of rank and file Republicans... Read more →


State Assemblywoman Joann Downey Endorses Stephanie Schmid for Congress in New Jersey’s 4th District

Joann Downey, who has served as State Assemblywoman for LD-11 since 2016 and is the top ranking female Democratic official in Monmouth County, announced today that she is endorsing Stephanie Schmid to be the 2020 Democratic nominee for Congress in New Jersey’s 4th District. Joann Downey “Stephanie has the background and expertise as a retired Foreign Service Officer, US Diplomat and human rights attorney to finally flip this seat and represent our district,” said Assemblywoman Downey. “For years we’ve watched Chris Smith attack women’s healthcare... Read more →


Dept. of Justice News: Casino Cheaters Caught

Dealer and Player Conspired to Cheat two Maryland Casinos out of More Than $1 Million After just a few hours of playing baccarat at a Maryland casino in September 2017, Chenguang Ni headed home to New York with more than $850,000 in winnings. The odds of winning any given hand of baccarat stand at just under 50 percent. But Ni and his tablemates won an astounding 18 of 21 hands—including one run of 14 straight wins. The next day, the casino called the FBI’s Baltimore... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Teaching Your Dog to Go Home

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor Some dogs are escape artists, darting outside whenever they see an opportunity. It's not that they don't enjoy their homes, it's just that they seek the outdoors or a good chase! When you are walking a newly-adopted dog try to take him on the same route every day so that he sees how to get from Point A to Point B. He will smell the pathway back to your house and it will be ingrained in him. When you are on... Read more →


Stop & Shop Donates $31,000 to The Community FoodBank of New Jersey 

Area Food Banks to Commemorate 311 First Downs Recorded By New York Giants During the 2019 Season Purchase, NY (January 9, 2020) – Stop & Shop, the official supermarket of the New York Giants, is proud to announce a $31,100 donation to The Community FoodBank of New Jersey and seven other food banks across the tri-state area. A contribution that reflects their pre-season commitment to donate$100 for each first down recorded by the Giants during the 2019 season. The Giants final season total was 311... Read more →


67-Year-Old Willingboro Man Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Willingboro Township Public Safety Director Kinamo Lomon announced that a 67-year-old Willingboro Township man has been charged with possessing child pornography. Dwight Barwick, of the first block of Southampton Drive, was charged with one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Third Degree). The investigation began earlier this year after the BCPO High-Tech Crimes Unit received information regarding Barwick’s online activities from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The investigation revealed that Barwick was utilizing a... Read more →


Pemberton Man Charged with Sexual Assault of Two Minors

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David H. Jantas announced that a 54-year-old man was arrested today on charges of sexually assaulting two young girls at his residence in the Browns Mills section of Pemberton Township. Carlos Aponte, of the first block of Homestead Drive, was charged with two counts of Sexual Assault (Second Degree) and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Second Degree). Aponte was taken into custody this morning at the Prosecutor’s Office in Mount Holly... Read more →


Alert Neighbor Contacts Police To Report Vehicle Burglars

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ--The Gloucester Township police report on January 15, 2020 at approximately 4:12 am, an alert neighbor noticed two suspicious males walking in the unit block of Marcia Ct. in the Blackwood section of town. They contacted police who quickly responded and set up a perimeter. Shortly after, officers located two males walking on Morningstar Ct. and ordered them to stop. The males fled and one juvenile male was apprehended after a foot pursuit through several yards. The other male is believed to be... Read more →