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Attention Gloucester Heights Residents!!!

Traffic on Nicholson Road is limited to one lane due to the work on the Nicholson Road I-76 underpass. This is the second time within a week that water had to be shut off in Gloucester Heights because of the ongoing construction. ~CNBNews photo GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 22, 2023)(CNBNews)--Gloucester Heights residents will have no water on Tuesday May 23 beginning around 8:30 AM. The action is being taken because of the ongoing work at... Read more →

Summer Parks Concert Series Returns in Camden County

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (MAY 18, 2023)--The Camden County Board of Commissioners is excited to announce the return of the Summer Parks Concert Series for 2023. The concert series will enliven and amplify the green spaces throughout the 2,700 acres of parkland in the county and provide something for everyone. ENTERTAINMENT NEWS “This summer will be full of fun, free, and engaging activities for our residents to enjoy,” said Commissioner Jeffrey Nash, liaison to the Camden... Read more →

Maintenance Repairs Thursday at Ferry Avenue Library

(Camden, NJ)(CNBNews) – The Ferry Avenue Branch, located at 852 Ferry Avenue in Camden, will be closed for a portion of the day on Thursday, May 18 for maintenance. The library will reopen from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and curbside pickup will be available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. “While the Ferry Avenue Branch is closed, patrons can visit one of our other branches in Haddon Township, Gloucester Township, Winslow Township, Bellmawr, Merchantville... Read more →

Runnemede's GFWC Woman's Club Supports Emmanuel Cancer Foundation

Runnemede Club News: The New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs has selected the Emmanuel Cancer Foundation for its special state project until April of 2024. For more than 30 years, the Emmanuel Cancer Foundation has provided assistance in the form of counseling, support, donations, and more to New Jersey families faced with the challenges of pediatric cancer. The Emmanuel Cancer Foundation also works around the clock advocating for its clients with insurance companies, medical... Read more →


Emergency Water Shut Off Wednesday

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 15, 2023)(CNBNews)--The City of Gloucester City Public Utilities Department announced on Monday, May 15, that Gloucester Heights residents will have no water on Wednesday, May 17 beginning around 8:30 AM. The action is being taken because of the ongoing work at the NJ DOT project on the nearby Nicholson Road 1-76 underpass. Once the contractor makes repairs to the water line, it will be turned on. At that time some people... Read more →

Camden County Commissioners Welcome Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta to Cooper River

PENNSAUKEN NJ (MAY 11, 2023)(CNBNEWS)--On Friday morning, the Commissioners will join state and local officials including representatives from the rowing community to ring the opening bell for the 84th Annual Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta. For the first time in the event’s history, the regatta will be moving from its typical venue at the Schuylkill River National Racecourse in Philadelphia to the renowned Cooper River Park rowing venue, which is home to many CNBNews graphic file... Read more →

The Third Annual Tri-State DisAbility Art Show

Y.A.L.E. School Hosts Third Annual Tri-State DisAbility Art Show More than 475 Original Works by Students with Disabilities from Region Displayed Sebastian Barrila, a first grade student at Y.A.L.E. School NJ, stood proudly with his parents Sebastian and Danielle, after receiving “The Red Resist Award” at the Tri-State DisAbility Art Show. Cherry Hill, N.J. – Y.A.L.E. School NJ, serving students with disabilities, recently hosted the Third Annual Tri-State DisAbility Art Show, a chance for students... Read more →

Wildwood Authorities Stop the Wildwood Beach Lineup

WILDWOOD SECURES ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE IN A VERIFIED COMPLAINT WILDWOOD, NJ – In April, Wildwood Police were made aware of an unsanctioned “pop-up” beach event planned for May 12-13, 2023, on the beach in Wildwood, NJ. The City Administration immediately issued a Cease and Desist to the event planner. The order required them to stop advertising the event and actively advertise against showing up. The City is pursuing legal action against the event planner... Read more →

Nicholson Road Westbound Underpass Closed During Daytime Beginning Monday, May 8

(Trenton) – Nicholson Road westbound is scheduled to be closed and detoured daily over the next several months between Oxford Avenue and University Avenue in Gloucester City, Camden County. CNBNews photo credit. (above Nicholson Road westbound) Related: NJDOT Says Klemm Ave. Closed until Spring 2024; Nicholson Road Bridge Work Starting Soon From 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday, May 8, and continuing daily Monday through Friday at the same times over the next several months,... Read more →

Eagle Scout Court of Honor of Ryan Wolf

image source WOODBURY, NJ --On Sunday, April 23, 2023, Gloucester County Commissioner Denice DiCarlo had the honor of attending the Eagle Scout Court of Honor of Ryan Wolf held at the Presbyterian Church in Woodbury. Ryan distinguished himself by earning the Rank of Eagle Scout on February 2, 2023, the highest award offered by the Boy Scouts of America. Ryan exhibited his commitment to public service by selecting as his Eagle Scout project the... Read more →

Camden County Annual Plant Sale Saturday

(Blackwood, NJ) – On Saturday, May 6, the Board of Commissioners, and the Camden County Certified Gardeners will be hosting their annual plant sale with thousands of perennials, herbs, vegetables and more available for great prices. The sale is being held at the Sustainability Campus at 508 Lakeland Road in Blackwood from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine. The event will also feature a plant clinic and several short interactive workshops. The workshop... Read more →

GTPD's Pizza With The Police May 16th

at the Gloucester Premium Outlets! SAVE THE DATE! Gloucester Township Police invites you to join us at the Gloucester Premium Outlets for Pizza With The Police! Stop by for a FREE SLICE and conversation! Tuesday, May 16, 2023, 11 AM to 1 PM in the center courtyard at the Gloucester Premium Outlets, 100 Outlet Drive, Blackwood, NJ 08012. Pizza is being provided by our friends at Home Slice Mobile Pizza Oven ! Hope to see... Read more →


The 24th Annual Wildwoods Restaurant Showcase is scheduled for Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at The Blue Water Grille @ The Bolero Resort from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Enjoy a sampling of mouth-watering dishes and decadent desserts from dozens of the Wildwoods' finest restaurants and specialty shops. All proceeds benefit the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce Foundation and scholarships for area high school students. An auction of fantastic prizes will be held. JERSEY SHORE FOOD TRUCK... Read more →


Avalon Garden Club Flower Show June 10 AVALON, NJ--The 39th Annual Avalon Garden Club Flower Show will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2023, at the Avalon Community Hall, 3001 Avalon Ave., Avalon, NJ. The show will be open to the public 10 AM to 3 PM. Admission is free. Donations are welcome to benefit the Club’s Beautification Projects. All Exhibits will be judged by the attending public as “People’s Choice” between the hours of... Read more →


80 TOP EVENTS, FESTIVALS AND SHOWS TO ADD TO YOUR PHILADELPHIA BUCKET LIST FOR SPRING AND SUMMER OF 2023 A. FESTIVALS, BLOCK PARTIES 1) Bake’N Bacon and Beer Block Party SATURDAY, April 29, 2023 12 NOON TO 6:00 pm Presented by Evil Genius Beer Company and Bacon’N Bacon Evil Genius Beer Company, 1727 N. Front Street Bake’N Bacon and Evil Genius Beer Company team up for an all-day, family-friendly block party in Fishtown. The event... Read more →

Kiwanis Club Notes Child Abuse Prevention Month

Kiwanis Club of the Haddons members with their pinwheels presenting a $250 donation to Prevent Child Abuse NJ: Left to right: Dawn Mutchler, Milton Smith, Pat Wilson, Doris Rink, Terry Shannon, Pamela Stalcup of Prevent Child Abuse NJ, Ron Ruban. ++++++ OAKLYN, NJ (CNBNews): Kicking off April’s Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons unveiled several pinwheel gardens and presented a donation to Prevent Child Abuse NJ. “Pinwheels have been chosen by... Read more →

It's That Time Again: Annual Dune Grass Planting

On Saturday, April 22nd, 2023, (rain date Sunday, April 23rd), Avalon will hold its annual Spring Volunteer Dune Grass Planting. All the members of your organization or school are encouraged to participate. Past volunteers agree it is a rewarding and enjoyable experience. Volunteers will meet at Avalon Community Hall, 30th Street, and Avalon Avenue, at 8:30 a.m. at which time a brief planting demonstration will be given. After the Dune Grass planting, there will be... Read more →


GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 15, 2023)(CNBNews)The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) was developed to encourage and support employers who retained existing employees throughout 2020 and for the first three quarters of 2021 by offering a generous payroll tax refund through the IRS. Most small and medium-sized businesses qualify and could be eligible to receive up to $26k per employee kept on payroll during the pandemic. Many business owners incorrectly believe they do not qualify based on... Read more →

Air Quality Advisory Until Saturday at 9:15 AM

AIR QUALITY POOR STAY INSIDE. (image courtesy of The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued an Air Quality Action Day for Ground Level Ozone, until 11 PM EDT this evening. An Ozone Action Day has been declared for Friday, April 14th, 2023. Ozone has the potential to reach the unhealthy for sensitive groups category for locations along the I-95 corridor. Sensitive individuals, including the very young, the elderly, and persons with respiratory... Read more →


Philadelphia, PA -- The American Youth Circus Organization is hosting a Regional Festival on April 15, 2023. This day-long event brings youth circus practitioners from all over the Mid-Atlantic region together for workshops and a special Showcase performance. The event will take place at Philadelphia's Circus Campus ( 6452 Greene St, Philadelphia, PA 19119) in partnership with Philadelphia School of Circus Arts. The all-day festival will feature circus workshops, a showcase, activities and a performance... Read more →

Colin Merriman of Mount Laurel Advances to FBLA National Competition

CNBNews STUDENT SPOTLIGHT Eight University of Scranton students have advanced to the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, June 22 to 25. Pictured at FBLA's state competition are, from left: Chaz DellaCorte, Todd Monahan, Gregory Confessore, Colin Merriman, Michael Castellino, Alyssa Fontana, Lamar Bishop and Joseph DeFeo SCRANTON, PA (04/11/2023)-- Colin P. Merriman of Mount Laurel was among the eight University of Scranton students' high placements in the 2023... Read more →

Lori Ryan, Gloucester City's Employee of the Month; Get to Know Your Councilman

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 11, 2023)--Lori Ryan started with the City in 2019. Although hired as Community Development Manager, Lori wears many hats. CNBNews graphic file She is the website manager, newsletter editor, community projects coordinator, UEZ and NPP Coordinator, and sometimes even the grants administrator. She assists with celebrations events and manages the home improvement program. With a background in mechanical construction and business finance, she brings the experience to move the Department of... Read more →

Cumberland County Has Three Finalist in the NJ Music Competition

Cumberland County, NJ — Three Cumberland County teens have been named as finalists in the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s Your Song! Your Voice! Shout Down Drugs New Jersey music competition, which challenges New Jersey high school students to create original music with lyrics containing peer-to-peer substance use prevention messages. William Cao and Moesharlynn Torto and Judah Walters all from Vineland High School have earned their spots in the statewide program. William and Moesharlynn... Read more →

Exciting Happenings and Events in Pennsylvania

The American Revolution Show Returns to Valley Forge Seven actors perform atop an elevated platform in this family-friendly retelling of America’s founding — happening for FREE at the Washington Memorial Chapel. This unique and entertaining play is one you won’t want to miss. GET TICKETS Cirque du Soleil Is Coming to Montco This September, you’re invited to step inside Cirque du Soleil BAZZAR. Journey into an eclectic performance lab of infinite creativity where a joyful... Read more →

HELP WANTED: Delaware Beach Patrol Needs Lifeguards

Delaware State Parks Beach Patrol to Host Tryouts New Captain Actively Recruiting in April, May The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s new Beach Patrol Capt. Bailey Noel is actively recruiting lifeguards for the summer 2023 season. Tryouts will be held from 7 to 9 a.m. Sundays, April 16 and 30, and May 7, at the Sussex Family YMCA in Rehoboth Beach. Lifeguards are sought for Cape Henlopen, Delaware Seashore and Fenwick Island... Read more →


THE SKIRMISH RETURNS TO HADDONFIELD ON JUNE 3, 2023 Revolutionary War Reenactment Brings South Jersey’s Colonial History to Life in Day-Long Event Haddonfield, NJ (January 3, 2023) – Today, Haddonfield’s popular revolutionary war reenactment and colonial festival announced the date for its annual event: The Skirmish will take place on June 3, 2023. The Skirmish brings history books to life with a day of Revolutionary War soldiers, horses, clashes between colonists and redcoats, family friendly... Read more →

*PBA Local 30 Corn Hole Tournament April 29

MAGNOLIA, NJ(CNBNewsnet)--Join PBA Local 30 for the 1st Annual CornHole Tournament Saturday, April 29, starting at 1 PM. Registration begins at 12 noon. The event organizers are also looking for business sponsors. If you want to make a monetary donation or donate a basket toward the Chinese auction, please email [email protected] Money from this fundraiser helps Local 30 support community programs and events. Read more →

*Comment Restrictions: You Must Provide A Working Email Address/Name Will Be Published comment rules, subject to change. We no longer accept comments with an anonymous name. No further comments will be published with just a first name or with a made up name. Your submitted remark must contain your full name and a working email address. If you believe in what you wrote you should be willing to back it up with your full name. We feel that people, who in the past were able to... Read more →

*16th Annual Ferry Brother’s Memorial Golf Outing

In Loving Memory of Harry, Franny, and Jim E. Ferry Sr. Dear Friend, We are writing to you regarding our upcoming golf outing. This year will be our 16th annual tournament and because of the generosity of businesses like yours, it has continued to grow and thrive. r. Harry, Jim, and Franny We started this outing in memory of Jim E. Ferry Sr., who passed away in 2006 after a short battle with cancer.... Read more →

Nomination to the GHS Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame, Due April 7

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 2, 2023)--Nominations are currently being accepted for the Gloucester High School Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame. Inductions take place each year at the GHS “Academic Awards Night.” Nomination forms can be found here and are due to Mrs. Kasey Bobo by April 7, 2023. Read more →

The Philadelphia Show Premieres April 27

Image courtesy of EventQuip. Thursday, April 27, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Enjoy a first look at the antiques and fine art which span the seventeenth century to the present. Join us for a memorable evening of drinks and hors d’oeuvres to celebrate the Philadelphia Show, the distinguished dealers, and the unique and distinctive objects available for sale. Ticket Prices Includes a ticket to the preview party, valet parking, access for the full run of... Read more →

*Atlantic City Beer/Music Festival June 3-4

The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival, Presented by Ocean Casino Resort is returning to Bader Field in a big way Saturday, June 3rd, and Sunday, June 4th, for two days of great music, tasty beers, and off-the-wall activities! There is a reason the Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival is one of the most popular beer events in the country. Bader Field sets the scene for the 3rd year in a row for another... Read more →

*Glasstown Adult East Egg Hunt

MILLVILLE, NJ (March 26, 2023)(CNBNews)--It is back!! We are bringing back our Annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt. Join us Saturday, April 8th, from 11 am -3 pm for a chance to win some fun prizes. Doors open at 11, the hunt starts at noon, raffle at 1. You must be 21 or older to participate. The hunt will start promptly at NOON. This event is always fun; we look forward to seeing you all there.... Read more →

*RAHWAY TASTE of Spring Friday, April 14

Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe, the Rahway City Council, and the City of Rahway’s Special Improvement District invite you to prepare your taste buds for our premier Restaurant Tasting Event in Downtown Rahway—the Rahway Taste of Spring! Friday, April 14 · 5:30 - 9 pm EDT Now in its 20th year, this event has been widely recognized as the most extensive tasting event of its kind in the NJ/NY Metro Area, typically with upwards of 40... Read more →


NJDOT is now accepting grant applications for the 2023 Urban Youth Corps summer jobs program The program develops life and job skills for disadvantaged youth (Trenton) - The New Jersey Department of Transportation today announced that grant applications are being accepted for the 2023 Youth Corps Urban Gateway Enhancement program. The program provides employment opportunities to underserved youth and young adults through community-service projects. “NJDOT is dedicated to helping build strong communities across the state.... Read more →

Cycling Events in Kent in 2023

source With its quiet country lanes, stunning coastal paths, picturesque villages, and stretches of rolling hills and tranquil planes, Kent serves as the perfect setting for sporting activities, which is why numerous cycling events are held throughout the county each year. 2023 is going to be no different, with a series of amazing tours already lined up for cyclists of all abilities to enjoy. So, if you want to bask in the full beauty... Read more →


WITH WEEKLY TRIBUTE CONCERT SERIES WITH THE HITS OF THE 80S, 90S AND BEYOND * New Music Room to Hold 300 and will kick off with weekly tribute band series to bring the days of MTV, cassettes, big hair and bigger guitars back in a big way * Philadelphia, PA - FCM Hospitality is thrilled to announce exciting changes coming to Craft Hall - starting with the launch of Craft Hall Live which kicks off... Read more →

DNREC-Sponsored Christina River Watershed Cleanup April 22; VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Registration Open for Event in New Castle County As part of the 2023 Earth Month celebration in April, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will join the Christina Conservancy and the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary to mobilize volunteers to pick up trash in northern Delaware during the annual Christina River Watershed Cleanup CNBNews graphic file The cleanup will be held from 8 to 11 a.m., Saturday, April 22 at 12 sites... Read more →

UPDATED 3-5-23

CNBNews Town Crier: South Jersey March Events and Meetings

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 5, 2023)--Listed below are the various meetings and activities scheduled for Gloucester City and other communities during the month of March 2023. If you would like your meeting or event announced send it to [email protected] Lawnside Borough Councilman Robert Lee will discuss the impact of the New Jersey Turnpike Authority's widening project on Lawnside and the Peter Mott House Underground Railroad Museum at the March 9 Historical Society meeting at 7... Read more →


Pine Hill, NJ- Join us on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, in partnership with Maryville, the Volunteers of America Delaware Valley, and the Pine Hill Police Department as together we will be hosting the next OPERATION HELPING HAND COMMUNITY IMPACT SERIES in Pine Hill at the Mansion Apartments. The Operation Helping Hand Community Impact Series events are designed to address an individuals’ personalized needs as we fulfill our commitment to assisting Camden County residents who are... Read more →

SEPTA Ready for Philadelphia Flower Show Return to Pennsylvania Convention Center

Extra Service to Run on Regional Rail; Convenient Connections from Subway, Bus & Trolley PHILADELPHIA (March 2, 2023) – For the first time in two years, the Philadelphia Flower Show is returning to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, and SEPTA can help show goers welcome spring and experience “The Garden Electric.” The show kicks off Saturday, March 4 and runs through March 12. Extra Service On Saturday and Sunday – March 4 and 5, as well... Read more →

Tonight St. Mary's Parish Shamrock Festival

Shamrock Celebration FRIDAY, March 3, 2023 - 6:00 PM, Tickets: $30 MSGR. Edward B Lucitt Parish Hall (Gloucester Catholic Gymnasium) 333 Ridgeway Street Gloucester City...Honoring Monsignor William Hodge **Entertainment Featuring: The Susan and Gerard Band, with Susan Gillespie, the “Sweetheart of Mayo” with a special performance by the Jordan Hunt School of Irish Dance **Ticket price includes a delicious traditional Irish dinner, as well as dessert selection and beer and wine! Spirits are cash bar.... Read more →

Alzheimer’s Awareness Presentation: Impact of Alzheimer’s in the Community 

February is the month we celebrate Valentine’s Day, Black History Month and American Heart Month. As such, we’re offering a series of programs to educate you on the brain and heart connection, among other topics. Take part in education in the way that meets your needs—virtually, in person or on demand. A selection of upcoming programs is listed below with the full list available at Review the options and register today. FEBRUARY PROGRAMS Alzheimer’s... Read more →

*Gcity's Mayor Community Prayer Breakfast Tickets $15

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 2, 2023)--The Mayor's Community Prayer Breakfast, sponsored by the Gloucester City Ministerium and the Gloucester City 400th Celebration Committee, will be held on Saturday, January 28. The event is being held at Elizabeth's Ballroom, Highland Blvd., and Sylvan Avenue starting at 9 AM. Tickets are $15. Read more →

Cooper University Health Care to hold virtual hiring events

(Camden CITY, NJ) – Cooper University Health Care in conjunction with the Camden County One Stop Career Resource Center will be holding a virtual hiring event on Friday, Jan. 27 and Wednesday, Feb. 1, to recruit for a variety of positions. On Friday, recruitment will be for clinical practice specialists, licensed practical nurses and medical assistants/medical practice assistants. On Wednesday, recruitment will focus on patient service representatives and customer service positions. “Cooper University Health Care... Read more →

Porsche Club of America Boardwalk Reunion Car Show; GHS Alum Wayne Fleger's Car One of the Top Auto's on Display

OCEAN CITY, NJ (January 26, 2023)(CNBNewsnet)--The Porsche Club's third annual Reunion on the Boardwalk took place on October 15, 2022. The event is run by members of the Porsche Club of America (130,000 members largest single marque car club in the world). The Porsche 356 Registry owns Porsches 1949 to 1965 models. Wayne Fleger, a former Gloucester City resident and a graduate of Gloucester High School, Class of 62, was among those displaying their vintages.... Read more →

Video: Twas the Night Before Christmas

source Clement Moore, the author of the poem Twas the night before Christmas, was a reticent man and it is believed that a family friend, Miss H. Butler, sent a copy of the poem to the New York Sentinel who published the poem. The condition of publication was that the author of Twas the night before Christmas was to remain anonymous. The first publication date was 23rd December 1823 and it was an immediate... Read more →


* Our Neck of the Woods is on display now through January 7th as part of LumiNature * Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia Zoo's winter light show spectacular LumiNature is not only bringing more than a million sparkling lights to the holiday season, but showcasing the creativity and spirit of its closest neighborhood groups in West Philadelphia to create a one-of-a-kind display inspired by the animal kingdom. In "Our Neck of the Woods," guests can explore... Read more →

Annual WXTU Toy Truck Parade Saturday

COLLINGSWOOD, NJ --(CNBNewsnet)--The Board of Commissioners will join 92.5 WXTU and community members on Saturday, December 17, for the 23rd annual WXTU Toy Truck Parade. This charity event collects toys for the Liberty USO and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Camden County. The event begins at 11:30 AM. CNBNews graphic file “We look forward to this event every year, as it's an amazing opportunity to spread some holiday cheer to children in need,” said... Read more →