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FBI Joins International Campaign to Stop Money Mules The ask comes through a job posting or from someone you meet online. It seems simple and harmless enough: provide your bank account information and allow money transfers to flow into your account. Then move the money elsewhere and maybe earn a little cash for the trouble. Easy, painless, profitable. Right? Wrong. You are likely aiding criminals by acting as a money mule, which can land you in prison and permanently damage your financial standing. The FBI is joining with law enforcement partners worldwide to raise awareness of and curtail this illegal... Continue reading
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TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senate President Steve Sweeney that would help local communities repair and restore dams was approved by the Senate yesterday, 39 – 0. The bill, S-3049, would appropriate $28,883,557 from 2003 and 1992 bond act monies for loans for dam restoration and repair projects and inland waters projects for 18 projects. The funds will provide loans to owners of private dams, as co-applicants with local government units, or to local government units that own dams, to finance the costs of dam restoration and repair projects. The program provides loans to assist local government units, private lake... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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On Monday the Legislature unanimously approved an NJ Transit reform bill (S630). Under the bill, NJ Transit must install an ethics officer, submit budgets to the state, and comply with regular audits. Its board must hold at least 10 public meetings (all live-streamed), and it must increase the number of board seats to 8, with two seats reserved for a labor representative (one for rail, one for busing). Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to sign the bill. (NJ Advance Media) MURPHY SIGNS BUS SAFETY BILLS AFTER FATAL CRASH Gov. Phil Murphy signed a package of four bills Monday designed to... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Cape May Court House, New Jersey (December 18, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)- Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland announced on Monday, December 17, 2018, Ronray Harris, a 40 year old male from Wildwood, was sentenced to 16 years in New Jersey State Prison by the Honorable Sarah Beth Johnson, JSC. This sentence was related to a February 23, 2017 stabbing that took place at the Wildwood Bus Terminal and a cooperative investigation that was conducted by Detectives from the Wildwood Police Department and the Cape May County Prosecutor's Office Major Crimes Unit. Harris was sentenced yesterday to 16 years in State Prison,... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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KUTZTOWN, PA -- Kutztown University will have 92 student-athletes representing its track & field program for the 2018-19 season. Kutztown has won 19 combined conference championships in school history in track & field. KU had four individual conference champions last year and is under the guidance of 13-year head coach Ray Hoffman. KU's home-opener is scheduled for Jan. 10-11, 2019, with the Golden Bear Invitational at O'Pake Fieldhouse. Staci Jett of Westampton (08060) Julie Stratton of Stratford (08084) Lori Stratton of Stratford (08084) Serena Townsend of Millville (08332) Albert Kilpatrick of West Deptford (08066) Davante Parker of Clementon (08021) About... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
Representatives from New Jersey American Water accept a 2018 Governor's Environmental Excellence Award for Innovative Technology. Pictured here, from left: Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP); First Lady Tammy Murphy; Russell Titus, Sr. Superintendent, Water Loss Management, New Jersey American Water; Ronald Oppenheimer, Project Manager, Water Loss Management, New Jersey American Water; and David Zimmer, Executive Director, New Jersey Infrastructure Bank. (Photo: Business Wire) VOORHEES, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water was recognized by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) as one of this year’s recipients of the annual Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards. Recipients... Continue reading
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BORDERTOWN, NJ (December 18, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The Bordentown Township Police Department announce the arrest of Kevelin Garcia, age 21, (photo, left) and Edgar Trejo-Tavarez, age 21, (photo, right)both of Park Ave. Paterson, NJ for involvement in a “grandchild in distress” phone scam. This investigation originated on December 13, 2018 when the Township Police were contacted by both the Chicot County Sheriff’s Office and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and informed that a 93 year-old resident of Chicot County, AR had received a “grandchild in distress” phone call and was being asked to ship currency to an address in Bordentown Township. Investigation revealed... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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TRENTON, N.J., December 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Opponents of the PennEast pipeline decried a decision today from Judge Brian Martinotti of the U.S. District Court in Trenton to grant the proposed pipeline full eminent domain rights to nearly 150 properties in New Jersey for a pipeline that might never get built. This is the first time state preserved lands have ever been condemned since the NJ Natural Lands Trust was established in 1969. "Today's ruling favored private interests over the public good by letting PennEast — owned in part by New Jersey Resources and South Jersey Industries — seize nearly 150... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Canup U.S. Coast Guard District 5 A Coast Guard boat crew prepares to board and assist the crew of the trawler Capt Garland Dec. 18th, 2018, roughly 50 miles east of Cape May, New Jersey. After they began taking on water, the trawler's crew activated their 406 EPIRB and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson responded, sending over a crew and water pumps to rescue the crew. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony Michael. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted three mariners after their... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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CONRAD GARY Police Officer Conrad Gary, age 31 and Police Officer Eduardo Marmolejo, age 36 were struck and killed by a South Shore Line commuter train while investigating a shots-fired call in the area of 103rd Street and Dauphin Avenue at 6:20 pm. They were investigating the sounds of gunfire that had been detected by a ShotSpotter sensor in the area. As they arrived at the scene they observed a suspect running up an embankment toward the railroad tracks. They were both struck by the outbound train while they pursued him across the tracks near the 103rd Street Rosemoor station.... Continue reading
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Highest congressional honor for Paterson icon signed into law WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) celebrated the signing into law of H.R. 1861, awarding the Congressional Gold Medal to Larry Doby, a star baseball player who helped break the Major League Baseball color barrier. “Paterson’s favorite son, Larry Doby, will finally be given the recognition from the United States government he has long deserved,” said Rep. Pascrell, who also sponsored legislation naming the Ward Street Paterson Post Office for Doby in 1997, and unveiled a U.S. Postal Service stamp honoring Doby in 2011. “What Larry faced... Continue reading
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By former Shiloh, Israel Mayor David Rubin Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman (MBS) and Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin (Bibi) Netanyahu may soon meet in the public eye, possibly with the participation of US President Donald Trump. This according to a London-based website, the Qatari-funded Middle East Eye website, which claims that Saudi Arabia’s de facto leader is “seriously considering” pursuing a “game changing” summit with the Israeli and US leaders. Such a pow-wow would clearly serve the interests of the three parties, all of whom have faced major challenges recently. MBS has been accused and threatened by Congressional... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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5, 4, 3, 2, 1 … Ring in 2019 at the most spectacular New Year's Eve celebrations in Philadelphia – Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest's Parties on Ice! It's the best spot in the city to watch the SugarHouse New Year's Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront because the barges are positioned in front of the rink for optimal viewing. Add ice skating, food, cash bar, fire pits, heated Lodge, and activities, and you've got yourself one of the best New Year's Eve Parties in town -- correction -- the best two NYE Parties. That's right! Here in Philadelphia we celebrate the... Continue reading
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ELMIRA, NY (12/17/2018)-- "Mashups and Other Collisions in Art and Literature," a print-on-demand book, features a collection of essays, poems, and artwork created by Elmira College students in the 2018 First Year Seminar class this fall. Students featured includes: Brianna Haviland of Wall Township, NJ Mary McCafferty of Wall Township, NJ The students considered the perennial topics of gender stereotypes, love, and war, by reading and comparing literature such as Thornton Wilder's play The Skin of Our Teeth and Mark Twain's writings based on his Diaries of Adam and Eve. Both of these authors relied on biblical stories from Genesis... Continue reading
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CNBNews graphics file Bertha S. Bell (nee Sack) on December 16, 2018 of Bellmawr, NJ, formerly of Scranton, PA. Age 81. Beloved wife of the late Donald. Devoted mother of Steven Bell (Martha), Ellen O’Gorman (Steven) and Brian Bell. Loving Gram of Samantha and Aidan. Dear sister of Walter Sack and Irving Sack and preceded in death by eight other siblings. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Bertha was a faithful member of the Luther Memorial Lutheran Church for many years. She was also a member of the Bellmawr Democrat Club. Bertha worked for Travelers Insurance Agency and Best... Continue reading
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GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ(December 17, 2018)--On 12/13/2018, at approximately 11:15 PM, the Gloucester Township Police Department was conducting enhanced pro-active patrol in the area of Berlin Cross Keys Road and Sicklerville Rd during the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign. While conducting this enhanced patrol, an officer observed a silver 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix traveling in the area of Berlin Cross Keys and Sicklerville Rd. A motor vehicle stop was conducted for an equipment violation and the officer detected the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle was conducted and the officer located a... Continue reading
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Researchers find an effective way to treat an Under Diagnosed condition that can cause heart attack and heart-attack-like symptoms. Arrow shows a coronary artery captured in slow-flow. Newswise — PHILADELPHIA – Patients who arrive at the hospital with heart-attack-like symptoms have had little recourse for their chest pain if scans came back clear, with no signs of blocked coronary arteries. Some of these cases are caused by a little-known phenomenon called coronary slow flow. Now, researchers at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), have demonstrated for the first time a simple technique to effectively treat this under-recognized condition. They... Continue reading
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TRENTON - Fulfilling his pledge to restore New Jersey to a national leadership role in the fight against climate change and sea-level rise, Governor Phil Murphy today announced that the Department of Environmental Protection has formally proposed two rules that will steer New Jersey's re-entry into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. "Climate change and sea-level rise affect every one of us," Governor Murphy said. "From Superstorm Sandy to the powerful nor'easters and devastating flooding this year, it is imperative that New Jersey reclaim its leadership role in fighting back. Pulling out of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative in 2012 was... Continue reading
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CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton crew returned to home Monday at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Charleston. Hamilton’s crew spent the majority of their 54-day deployment conducting counter-drug operations in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. At the beginning of the patrol, Hamilton executed an exhaustive three-day search, along with Coast Guard aircraft, for a civilian aircraft that reportedly crashed approximately 100 miles off the coast of South Carolina. While patrolling the drug-trafficking routes in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Hamilton detained 21 suspected drug smugglers from five different vessels, and seized over 4.7 tons of cocaine, valued... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Cape May Court House, New Jersey (December 17, 2018)- Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Chief Thomas McQuillen of the Sea Isle City Police Department announce the arrest of 39-year old Douglas J. Petock, on December 11, 2018 on first degree aggravated sexual assault charges. On December 7, 2018, the Sea Isle City Police Department received information from the Pennsylvania State Police regarding an ongoing investigation involving Douglas Petock, a resident of 28th Street in Sea Isle City. An investigation was then initiated by Detectives from the Sea Isle City Police Department and the Cape May County Prosecutor's... Continue reading
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This week I was excited to be in Luzerne County where I was able to meet with Northeastern Pennsylvania Republican leaders and elected officials to let them know what we have been up to at State Committee. I was also happy to congratulate new Luzerne County Republican Chairman Justin Behrens on his recent election. Justin has been a strong Republican candidate in the past and I look forward to working closely with him toward building on a strong Republican base in Luzerne County. Also, this week, I had the pleasure to attend the White House holiday party where I was... Continue reading
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CNBNews graphics file Lisa E. Auletto, on December 16, 2018, of Bellmawr. Age 61. Beloved daughter of Frances Auletto and the late Albert. Loving sister of Frank Auletto and Denise. Dear aunt of Frankie and Alycia Auletto, Lynne Erdenski-Valente and Godmother of Matthew Valente and Christi Mathes. Services are private at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lisa’s memory to the Animal Welfare Association, 509 Centennial Boulevard Voorhees, NJ 08043. Family and friends may share their memories at www.GardnerFuneralHome.com. Continue reading
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Trenton, NJ-December 14, 2018--The overabundance of rain this year has led to a shortfall in the number of available pheasants at the Rockport Pheasant Farm - but bird hunters need not panic. In fact, those looking for something different this season are in for a treat: the Division is purchasing 3,000 chukars for the last day of the 2018 stocking season (December 29). The chukars will be stocked in the same areas as pheasants (see the Pheasant Stocking Maps), and an additional 750 birds (3,000 total vs. the published 2,250) will be stocked. Hunters should note that the daily bag... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Edward J. Duffy Woolwich Twp. - Surrounded by his loving family, on December 16, 2018, at the age of 81. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving husband of 60 years to Elsie P. Duffy (nee Craig). Loving dad of Patricia Grippe (William) and Kelly Gentile (Robert). Cherished pop of Meghan LaMalfa (Joseph), Amanda Gentile, Devon Grippe and the late Kelsie Gentile and poppy of Nina and Italia LaMalfa. Dear brother of Daniel Duffy, Eleanor Megee and Michael Duffy (Sue). Ed retired as assistant manager of Superfresh in Westmont after 45 years and was an avid fisherman. Relatives and friends are invited... Continue reading
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December 17, 2018 TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Jeff Van Drew, which would allow a person who has successfully completed special probation for certain drug offenses to qualify for a casino employee license and a casino employee registration, advanced from the Senate today. “The entire Jersey shore suffers from the opioid epidemic. By allowing certain victims of the drug scourge to find employment in the city’s casinos, the bill would help people break out of the cycle of addiction and crime,” said Senator Van Drew (D-Atlantic/Cape May/Cumberland). The bill, S-2330, would allow the Casino Control Commission to issue a... Continue reading
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