THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: The Numbers Don't Lie (Part 2)

by Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Contributor CNBNews graphic files RELATED: THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: The Numbers Don't Lie GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 4, 2022)(CNBNews)--I recently used the US News' evaluation of the nation's high schools to see if I could prove or disprove Newsweek's conclusion that Gloucester City High School (state ranking 183) is the second-best high school in the county. I came up with similar, but not identical, results. Here I found - US News' scoring was calculated primarily on subjective, liberal criteria.: 30% College readiness 20% State assessment proficiency 20% State Assessment compared with other US News... Read more →


Watch: Marine Veteran Breaks Down Talking About The Downward Spiral of America

A Marine veteran, 100 years old, gives an emotional talk about the downward spiral of the United States of America. "Our Country is going to hell in a hand-basket." he cries. RELATED: November 2008 Election The End of America as We Knew It AMERICAN HERO FACE OF DEFENSE Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: Lower Township Police Apprehend Car Thief After High Speed Chase

Lower Township, NJ (July 1, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)- On June 20, 2022, at approximately 10:45 p.m. officers from the Lower Township Patrol Division3 were in the area of the North Cape May Wawa convenience store monitoring local activity. They observed a vehicle leave the parking lot traveling northbound on Bayshore Road at a high rate of speed with a pedestrian on top of the vehicle. Shortly after that vehicle left the parking lot, another motor vehicle left the parking lot hastily, in what appeared to be giving chase. Officers immediately attempted to locate the vehicles as they were traveling at a high... Read more →


Ruben Gonzalez, age 19, of Morristown NJ Faces Numerous Charges for Operating a Child Pornography Network

MORRISTOWN, NJ (July 1, 2022)--(CNBNewsnet)Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, and Morristown Police Department Chief Darnell Richardson, announce the filing of additional charges against Ruben Gonzalez, age 19, of Morristown, New Jersey. Mr. Gonzalez was charged with one count of Leader of a Child Pornography Network, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4.1a, 2nd Degree; one count of Possession of Child Pornography with Intent to Distribute, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4B(5)(a)(ii), 2nd Degree; one count of Distribution of Child Sexual Abuse Material, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4b(5)(a)(i), 2nd Degree; one count of Endangering the Welfare of a... Read more →


WATCH: Robin Williams Tribute to The American Flag

Robin Williams as the American Flag, an entertaining and educational tribute to the Stars and Stripes. This performance was from “I Love Liberty,” a two-hour television special created by Norman Lear and presented by People For the American Way in 1982. source Big Geek Daddy - Funny, Cool, and Interesting Videos Read more →


New Jersey Students Do Well At SkillsUSA Workforce Development

Atlanta, Ga. (Grassroots Newswire) June 30, 2022 - Career and technical students in Sewell, New Jersey won one of the nation's highest awards at the 2022 SkillsUSA Championships, held in Atlanta, on June 22-23. More than 5,200 students competed at the national showcase of career and technical education. The SkillsUSA Championships is the largest skill competition in the world and covers 1.79 million square feet, equivalent to 31 football fields or 41 acres. Students were invited to the event to demonstrate their technical skills, workplace skills and personal skills in 108 hands-on competitions including robotics, automotive technology, drafting, criminal justice,... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: Gilda's Club Dragon Boat Festival

The Dragons Are Coming! | Sunday, July 10, 2022 THE CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY AT GILDA'S CLUB DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL 2022 The Festival will be a day of Dragon Boat races, a flower ceremony for loved ones touched by cancer, live entertainment, fantastic local food, vendors, and fun for the whole family! DOWN THE SHORE Dragon Boating is easy to learn, extremely safe, and an activity where men and women compete side-by-side towards the same goal. Regardless of how young, old, big, or little: once a paddler is in stroke, they are contributing to their team! Add the outdoors, the water,... Read more →


*Gloucester City Police and PBA Sponsoring National Night Out Celebration, Tuesday August 2

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 4, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The Gloucester City Police Department and the Police Benevolent Association, Local 40 (PBA) will celebrate National Night Out, Tuesday August 2 from 6 PM to 9 PM at Proprietor's Park, King and Powell Streets. The festivities include a dunk tank with surprise guests, bounce house, circus performers, plus more. According to Wikipedia the event has been held annually since 1984, and is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch in the United States. National Night Out began simply with neighbors turning on their porch lights and sitting in front of their homes. The first... Read more →


WPG Talk Radio 95.5 app Now Available

Get the latest news and information, weather coverage, and traffic updates in South Jersey with the WPG Talk Radio 95.5 app! Listen to the station live and interact with the hosts – you can direct message and call the show directly from the app. Receive alerts about breaking news, contests, and more before anyone else. Save articles and viral stories for reading later, and share on Facebook and Twitter. Key Features: • All of WPG's local talk shows are now available as podcasts that can be downloaded from within the app • One-button access to the latest COVID-19 news for... Read more →


Mary J. Trott, age 82

Surrounded by her loving family at home, Mary passed peacefully on July 2, 2022. (nee Springer) Age 82. Loving mother of Mary Walls, George Trott and his wife Linda, Patricia Trott and Larry Schwalb, Veronica Caruso and her husband Rick, Renee Weckerly and her husband Craig and Suzanne Twyford and her husband Bob. Cherished Grandmother of Jason Laue (Cindy), Christina Walls, Vincent Trott (Caroline Forunato), Michael Trott (Stephanie), Christopher Trott (Amanda), Valerie Naylis-DeJesus (Luis), Jennifer Caruso, Ryan Caruso, Craig Weckerly, Ashley Weckerly, Evan Weckerly and Josh Twyford. Loving great-grandmother of Max and Piper Laue, Mia Callahan, Charlotte and Sam Trott,... Read more →


Murphy's Signs Legislation Making New Jersey America's First Abortion Sanctuary States

TRENTON –Governor Phil Murphy has signed two bills that make the Garden State America’s first abortion sanctuary state. New Jersey is already an illegal immigration sanctuary state and the soft of crime bail reform laws and prisoner release actions by the governor also make it a criminal sanctuary state. The two bills protect the rights of doctors, medical professionals, businesses, and those seeking to travel to New Jersey for an abortion. “While others throughout the country are revoking a woman’s right to reproductive freedom, New Jersey will continue to defend this fundamental right in our state,” said Governor Murphy. “By... Read more →


November 2008 Election The End of America as We Knew It

The following article was written by Phil Cohen, a retired Camden City Firefighter, and the editor of the Camden-HeartSoul news site http://www.dvrbs.com/Camden-HeartSoul.htm by Phil Cohen NOVEMBER 4, 2008--It's 4:07 AM, and by the end of the night you and I will know the fate of the United States as we know and love it.... if you are one of those who do not love this country and its traditions, please find another website to visit. Theodore Roosevelt the 26TH President of U.S. Theodore Roosevelt, a brilliant and great man as whoever walked this earth, gave the following speech addressing the... Read more →


Bellmawr Independent Organization Accepting Members

Those seeking office and the position they are running for include (left to right) Bill Groff - Mayor, Sandy Valdez - Council, Mark Sharp - Council and Doug Miller - Council (2 yr unexpired term). BELLMAWR NJ (July 3, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Anyone interested in joining the Bellmawr Independent political organization can reach their website by clicking on their advertisement inserted in the right hand column at the top of this page. Great Values for Bellmawr Read more →


Trenton’s Revolutionary History Comes Alive

LIBERTY WEEKEND JULY 8,9, 10 The iconic vision of Washington crossing the Delaware in 1776 is etched into the minds of Americans. What may not be as well-known is how Washington’s subsequent victory in Trenton reversed our fledgling nation’s sure defeat and changed the course of history. Now, 246 years later, “Liberty Weekend” – July 8, 9 and 10, 2022 -- will tell the story and celebrate anew Trenton’s central role in American history. Visit www.facebook.com/kiwanisoftrentonnj/ for a full calendar of events, starting with a re-enactment of the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence outside of Philadelphia on... Read more →


*LEAD Fest Carnival at Gloucester Premium Outlets

Coming to Gloucester Township: The LEAD Fest Carnival at Gloucester Premium Outlets! All proceeds benefit LEAD - Law Enforcement Against Drugs and Violence , helping create safer, healthier communities free of drugs, violence, and bullying! Friday July 8th to Sunday July 17th, pre-sale discount tickets on sale at https://www.theleadfest.com/p/events/gloucester . **** Parents will have to purchase the tickets to ride online or in person.**** Admission to carnival is $5. If you are only attending the carnival or only purchasing ride tickets, you must pay gate admission. If you choose to buy your wristband at the carnival, you will have to... Read more →


Christmas in July AT Select Crab Du Jour

Crab Du Jour Paying for Customers’ Gas in July as Prices Soar Amid Economic Challenges As people struggle to make ends meet more than ever due to the ever-changing economy, Crab Du Jour has initiated a program to ease the pain of going out to dinner, by offering $5 off per check, up to $20, every night during July for every guest who dines at the restaurant from July 1st through July 31st. The promotion includes the minimum spending per bill, $5 off $25, $10 off $50, $15 off $75 and $20 off $100. The Cajun seafood chain, with over... Read more →


CNB Fishing Maryland: Commercial Oyster Season

PUBLIC NOTICE The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fishing and Boating Service 2022-2023 Commercial Oyster Rules — Effective July 4, 2022 WHAT THIS NOTICE DOES The Secretary of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources establishes the rules for the commercial oyster seasons, days of the week that an individual may catch oysters and catch limits. Effective at 12:01 a.m. July 4, 2022: Seasons The commercial oyster season is open October 1, 2022 through March 31, 2023 for the following gear types: Shaft (Hand) Tong Patent Tong Dive The commercial oyster season is open November 1, 2022 through March 31, 2023... Read more →


New Items Added to the Johnny Gaudreau Golf Tournament Online Auction

The Johnny Gaudreau Golf Tournament is now live and ready for your bids! Visit the link below and register to bid on many exciting items: Click here to view Online Auction and Bid On Items! The Gaudreau Golf Tournament will be held on July 29th, 2022 at Blue Heron Golf Club in Egg Harbor City, NJ. Proceeds from the tournament and the online auction provide scholarships to students wishing to attend Gloucester Catholic. See items up for bid below! Bidding is easy and can be done right on your laptop, home computer or cell phone! Check back early and often... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: This Week in the News

by Dorothy Philbin l CNBNews The Aircraft Carrier Kittyhawk - those of us who were in town in 1962 remember the launching of the Kittyhawk. The building of that ship kept much of Gloucester City employed. Sadly, the Kittyhawk has outlived her usefulness and she has been decommissioned. She recently arrived in Texas where all security- sensitive equipment will be removed and then, sadly, she will be scrapped. If the Kittyhawk were built today it would cost $250 billion. For how much did the government sell all that steel? How about $1? I wasn't able to learn the recipient of... Read more →


PHILLY HAPPENINGS: THE ‘PHILLY RIVER STROLL’; PLUS WHAT TO DO FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY WEEKEND

INTRODUCING PHILLY’S NEW WEEKLY SUMMER TRADITION, Tuesday afternoons along the Waterfront are about to get even better with the launch of the Philly River Stroll on July 5, a new weekly happening with entertainment, music, performances, games, special food and beverage deals, two for the price of one amusement and more from Cherry Street Pier all the way to Spruce Street Harbor Park and beyond. Details about that and everything you need to know about Independence Day Weekend on the Waterfront are below. Fireworks are launched from a barge in the Delaware River as seen from Penns Landing.(courtesy of Jonathan... Read more →


Perkins Centers for the Arts has New Exhibitions Opening

Perkins Center for the Arts has three new exhibitions opening up this weekend and running for the rest of the summer. Please see more below and let us know if you have any questions. William Butler Exhibition July 1-August 26; Artist Reception July 9 & August 20, 5-8 p.m. Collingswood Main Gallery William Butler is a nationally known artist, based in Camden, New Jersey. He creates luminously layered paintings embedded with themes of inspiration and hope. Postcard Tri-State DisAbility Art Show July 1-August 26; Artist Reception: July 9 and August 20, 5-8 p.m. Collingswood Loft Gallery Work created by young... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN : Three Officers and K-9 Drago Killed Plus Three Officers Wounded During Arrest of Kentucky Suspect

from l.to.r. Deputy Sheriff William Perry, Captain Ralph Frasure, and K-9 Drago FLOYD COUNTY KENTUCKY(July 1, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Deputy Sheriff William Petry as well as Police Officer Jacob Russell Chaffin Captain Ralph Frasure and Police Officer Jacob Chaffins, both of the Prestonsburg Police Department, were shot and killed on June 30, 2022, in Allen by a subject who was wanted for domestic violence offenses. Several warrants and a protective order had been issued for the man after he assaulted a family member. As two Floyd County deputies arrived at the man's home on Main Street, near Railroad Avenue, to serve the warrants... Read more →


Essex Horse Trial Winners Crowned Following Cross-Country Phase

Peter Chesson Memorial Classic Car Show and Mars Candy Hunt Highlight Event’s Conclusion at Historic Moorland Farm Far Hills, New Jersey — July 2, 2022 — After several shake-ups on the leaderboards following Saturday’s cross-country phase, the Essex Horse Trials concluded at the historic Moorland Farm in Far Hills, NJ, with afternoon awards for over 100 entries. Among the division champions were Isabelle Bosley of Monkton, MD, and Karen Martin’s 10-year-old Hanoverian mare Paper Doll, who claimed victory in the $10,000 Open Preliminary division after finishing on their dressage score of 22.1. As one of the most popular equestrian events... Read more →


Janet Burrows, of Gloucester City, age 86

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 2, 2022)--Long- time Gloucester City resident Janet Burrows, (nee Smith) passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at the age 86. Janet worked for a number of years as a receptionist for Dr. Charles Brennan Jr. Later she was employed by the Gloucester City News, as a typist and office manager before retiring. Mrs. Burrows was a graduate of Gloucester High School and a active member of the school’s alumni association. A viewing will be held on Thursday, July 7 from 10 AM to 11 AM at the Etherington-Creran Funeral Home 700 Powell Street, Gloucester City... Read more →