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CNBNEWS CHEERS AND JEERS FOR MARCH 2021

CHEER--The Cold Springs administration and staff put together a well-organized and safe event for students. They met with families outside to thank us for our help and support throughout this school year and also gave each student a brand new book along with an Easter egg and visit from the Easter bunny. The kids all seemed to enjoy themselves! JEER--Gloucester City is one of the most depressed communities in New Jersey. How can we afford to pay our public servants 60% more than what our middle-class homeowners are earning? We the taxpayers have become the servants who only exist to serve our public employees. No wonder we can't afford any capital improvements that are gravely needed in town!!" RELATED:PROPERTY TAXES Gloucester City in the Top... Read more →


Chapter VIII:

Peyton and Me Meandering Through Gloucester City, Port Royal, VA., and Hilton Head Island, SC

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews IT ONLY COST $1.3 MILLION !--Construction work on Gloucester High School football field and running track is continuing. The plans call for a synthetic Astro-type material to be placed over the dirt field that has been used for football since the school opened in 1961. This past December the school board voted to approve the million dollars plus project. ++++ GLOUCESTER HIGH SCHOOL--The top photo above a contractor is seeding the field behind the football stadium last week. Once the seed was down the workers laid straw over it to keep the birds, geese, and deer from eating it. The electronic sign near the entrance to the high school was upgraded with a brick cement pedestal recently. (click to... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: New Jersey sees better job numbers in February

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) (March 25, 2021)– Total nonfarm wage and salary employment in New Jersey increased by 10,700 in February, improving meager job growth numbers reported a month ago. The Garden State has regained 364,000 of the jobs lost in March and April 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic. That represents about 51 percent of the lost jobs. The state’s unemployment rate for February was 7.8%, unchanged from January. The January rate was revised down by 0.1 percentage point. “New Jersey picked up 10,700 jobs in February (12,100 in the private sector),” Charles Steindel, former state chief economist and resident scholar at the Anisfield School of Business at Ramapo College, said in an analysis for the Garden... Read more →


Don't Tell Mom; Area Drug Dealers Arrested; Joe Fell Because?; Countywide School Districts; ETC.

CNBNEWS TIPS AND SNIPPETS UPDATE/March 26, 2021: Parents will get word from the police if their minor children are caught with alcohol or marijuana, under new legislation sent to the governor, according to The Asbury Park Press. The Asbury Park Press article states, "The Senate and Assembly passed measures Thursday requiring police to notify the parents of anyone under 18 years old who is found possessing or using marijuana or alcohol, even on a first offense, patching up what many legislators, law enforcement and parents deemed to be a hole in the New Jersey legal weed laws enacted last month. Both chambers passed the change unanimously. ++++ One has to wonder why these stipulations weren't in the Bill in the first place. And why did... Read more →


LOVE YOUR MONEY: NJ ONE OF THE HIGHEST TAXED STATES IN THE NATION

x By Dave Fidlin | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – Marked with higher than the U.S. average in sales, gas and real estate taxes, New Jersey ranked among the states with the highest amount of overall taxes in the country in a recent analysis. WalletHub, a personal finance website, ranked New Jersey No. 42 in its analysis of states with the lowest tax rates. According to WalletHub researchers, 12.84 percent of a median household’s earnings in the Garden State go toward state and local taxes, compared to 5.84 percent in Alaska, ranked as the state with the lowest taxes, and 15.01 percent in Illinois, the state with the highest rate of taxation. A median household, according to WalletHub, is defined by the... Read more →


PROPERTY TAXES

Gloucester City in the Top 30 with the Highest; Brooklawn in the Top 30 with the Lowest

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews The Top 30 Communities in New Jersey with the Highest Property Taxes Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files NJ Advance Media released an article recently regarding the 30 communities in the state of New Jersey with the highest property tax rate. Keep in mind that there are 565 towns/cities in the entire state. So to be listed in the top 30, in this case, is not something to brag about. Residents living in any of those 30 communities should call their mayor and city council/commissioners and demand they explain why they are paying more in taxes than 500 plus other communities in this state. Ask why other communities can function with less money? Ask when was the last time your taxes didn't... Read more →


Harley The Popular Clydesdale at Lawton Stables Succumbs to Colic/Lipoma; He was 18-Years-Old

UPDATED/ March 21, 2021 Fans of Harley would stop every day to feed him snacks, such as apples and carrots. We asked Lawton Stables if Harley had been sick since January with colic why wasn't he placed in isolation until he was well. And, because of being sick why didn't they stop the public from giving him his daily treats. Too many apples for example, according to equinespot.com can cause serious stomach problems in a horse. A spokesperson for Lawton Stables said "Harley did have a mild episode of colic back in January that completely resolved with supportive fluid therapy and medication. Colic is a very acute illness and the recent episode that took his life wasn’t directly related to the first. A horse cannot... Read more →


Stimulus Funds for Every NJ City; The Monster Buck; Heroin Abuse in NJ Cities; Burn Down D.C.

Courtesy of https://tpzoo.wordpress.com/Gloucestercitynews.net files William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews NJ's Share of the $1.9 Trillion Relief Package: How Much Each Town Gets...NJ105.com (Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 14, 2021)--The State of New Jersey received $10.9 billion in aid from the American Rescue Plan that was signed into law last week by President Joe Biden. Of that amount, $6.434 billion goes to the state government, $189 million to expand broadband internet, $1.823 billion for 21 counties, and $1.741 for 565 municipalities. Some of the cities that received the most include, Camden City ($63,284,330), Newark ($182,647,351), Jersey City ($ 145,818,453), Paterson ($63,716,304). According to NJ105.com the money is meant to prevent layoffs of essential services and cuts to services, and investment in infrastructure. How much did your city receive? Here... Read more →


The Deplorable Johnson Blvd. Jogging Track; The City is Analyzing the Costs to Repair It

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 12, 2021)--We received a letter from a Gloucester City resident complaining about the condition of the jogging track at Johnson Blvd. and Klemm Avenue. Included with the letter were a number of photos that show the deteriorated walkway along with vandalized monuments. A resident said sections of the asphalt were ripped out so a drainage problem could be fixed. But, the asphalt was never replaced after the work was completed (photo provided) It was built in the 1960s on a landfill that was once all swampland. It encompasses approximately 20 acres. When it opened the track, which was constructed in a wide circle, had benches erected along the pathway and there were evergreen trees and... Read more →


CNBNews Cheers & Jeers January & February 2021

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CHEER--The Gloucester High Lady Lions are off to a great start; they are unbeaten through their first seven games. Way to Go Lions. JEER—The recent snowstorms have made it very difficult for people walking, especially when the owner of the property doesn't clear the snow from the walkway. What is especially annoying to pedestrians is being forced into the street because of an icy sidewalk. Most communities have an ordinance requiring sidewalks in their town to be cleaned within so many hours after the snow stops. In Gloucester City, the Snow and Ice Removal Ordinance, Chapter 73-15 adopted in April 1881 states in part, "All owners or occupants of any lots, building, sheds or cellars within the limits of... Read more →


*CNBNews Blue Line: How the Police Bank Millions Through Their Union Contracts

Related: CNBNews Blue Lines The next Camden County sheriff will be a double-dipper – and possibly a triple-dipper The public funds six-figure “sick day” payouts, $2,500 “perfect attendance” bonuses, and lucrative “extra duty” assignments identified in a ProPublica, Asbury Park Press analysis of New Jersey police union contracts. by Andrew Ford, Asbury Park Press, and Agnes Chang, Jeff Kao and Agnel Philip, ProPublica Feb. 8, 5 a.m. EST Matt Chase, special to ProPublica ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. One town’s police contract guaranteed a retiring lieutenant $121,000 for unused sick time. Another’s promises officers six months pay with no work required as a parting retirement benefit. In another... Read more →


WHAT REALLY HAPPENED ON JANUARY 6?

William E. Cleary Sr | CNBNews As we watch the impeachment circus on C-Span we keep waiting for someone from the Senate to bring out the truth about what actually happened that day, January 6. The Majority of Democrats instead insisted that Trump incited the crowd and was responsible for the storming of the Capitol building by his supporters. However, the recent letter from Steven A. Sund, former Chief of Police of the U.S.Capital Police to Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives, contains information about that day that proves just the opposite. And, as expected this information has gotten very little attention from the mainstream media or the Democrats in Congress. Sund said at 12:52 PM he received word that a pipe... Read more →


National Weather Forecast for South Jersey

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 7, 2021)(CNBNews)--Me and Peyton started our walk at 10 AM today, the snow was coming down in big flakes, wet, and the sidewalk was slippery in spots. The temperature was 34 degrees. According to the National Weather forecast this afternoon rain and snow, becoming all snow after 1 pm. High near 36. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. The chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible. Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind around 10 mph. Monday Sunny, with a high near 30. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Monday Night Increasing clouds, with a low around 21. East wind... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering Through S.J. (Gloucester City, Mt. Ephraim) Chapter VII

CNBNews photo The Gloucester High School opened in 1961-62 and since that date, football teams from both Gloucester High and Gloucester Catholic played on a grass field. But not anymore. The grass is being replaced with a synthetic turf type material thanks to taxpayers in Gloucester City and Brooklawn. The exact cost for the work which includes resurfacing of the track is $1,374,917. Related: Eventually, The Well Will Run Dry William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 2, 2021)--One of the areas Peyton likes to walk is behind Gloucester High School. This past Sunday, we were surprised to see the football field at the High School was nothing but piles of dirt and construction equipment. We were told by a school employee... Read more →


PROBLEM SOLVED:

Thank You Gloucester City Highway Dept.

Solterra, the trash contractor for Gloucester City, bypassed the trash at several homes in Riverview Heights on Thursday. Alex Tedesco, Supt. of the Public Works Department, was notified and within an hour city workers came out and took the trash away. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 4, 2021)(CNBNews)--For one reason or another Gloucester City's Trash Contractor, Solterra went through the Riverview Heights section of the city picking up the trash from some homes and bypassing others. For example, on North Stinson, they left the trash at 3 and 4 N. Stinson and 5 E. Thompson but they took the trash from 2 and 6 N. Stinson. Alex Tedesco, Superintendent of the Public Works Department said anyone whose trash wasn't picked up to leave it in front... Read more →


Union Plumbers/Pipefitters: Keystone XL Decision Will Raise Energy Costs for American Families

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) (May 2019) — The Pennington County Commission has given approval to TC Energy to use county roads during the construction of the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline. The company has similar agreements with other counties involved along the pipeline which would pass through western South Dakota. The Rapid City Journal says TC Energy is required to make any necessary improvements to the roads and keep them in good condition through the end of the construction project. ___ Information from: Rapid City Journal, http://www.rapidcityjournal.com (photo courtesy of teamsterspipeline.com/) The United Association of Union Plumbers and Pipefitters (UA) issued the following statement today following the news that the Biden-Harris Administration plans to rescind the permit and effectively end construction on the Keystone... Read more →


Getting An Appointment For The COVID -19 Vaccination Wasn't Easy

Entrance to the Gloucester County Vaccination Center, at Rowan College, Sewell (CNBNews photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews SEWELL, NJ (February 1, 2021)--We tried for some time to make an appointment for our COVID vaccination with the NJ Health Department. We are classified as 1B because of age and health ailments. For two-weeks, we logged on to their website and had no success. Finally, Saturday morning, January 23, around 1 AM we gave it a try and lucked out. We were given two dates, one for later that day and the other for Sunday, January 24, 2021, at 11:45 AM. Both were for the Gloucester County Health Mega Site, located at the Rowan College of SJ College Center, Sewell. --On a cold frigid day... Read more →


Resident Cited by Housing Office for Stockpiling Wood, Debris, and Unknown Substance on Roof

By William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Part of the rain gutter is hanging down from the top roof soffit and is being held in place by a thin rope. There are numerous bags, of an unknown substance stored on the shed roof. The property has been in this condition for months according to neighbors. (CNBNews photo) (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 25, 2021)--A Monmouth Street resident living in the 800 unit block contacted us about a home in their neighborhood. They were concerned that the substance in the bags being stored on the roof along with the firewood and debris piled along the side of the home was a fire hazard. They also said the property was unsightly and has looked this way since the... Read more →


THE HATRED AND RUTHLESSNESS MUST STOP

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Concertina razor wire tops the 8-foot ‘non-scalable’ fence that surrounds the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, on Jan. 14, 2020. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) courtesy of Epoch Times The rioting in the streets that we have witnessed across our Nation last summer is sadly continuing into this year. As everyone knows January 6 a large number of people made up of Trump supporters, along with insurgents from Black Lives Matter and Antifa, broke into the Capitol Building in Washington. Five people died, and many were injured. Three of the five died from heart problems, a woman climbing into the Capitol building was shot and killed and a police officer was struck with a fire extinguisher. He died later from his injuries.... Read more →


Project Veritas Video Exposes Rep. Ihan Omar Connection to Ballot Harvester

CNBNewsnetTuesday, September 29, 2020 In Project Veritas latest investigative report a “ballot broker” boasts about keeping hundreds of absentee ballots in his car trunk. He brags about them being filled in by people other than the voters. Often, money changes hands. Witnesses tie the rampant fraud to the campaign chairman of a prominent member of the radical “squad” in the U.S. House. Loose election laws allow people to come from out of state, vote, and then leave again, according to The National Review. This activity is really happening in America in 2020, and it’s been captured on video by guerrilla filmmaker James O’Keefe. Some of it could be coming to swing states near you if something isn’t done. read more RELATED: Boothwyn, PA Resident Arrested... Read more →


Traffic Alert: Water Pipe Break at Market & Baynes

CNBNews photos (Gloucestercitynews.net)--GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ(January 14, 2021)--The Gloucester City Water Department is repairing a broken pipe this morning at the intersection of Market Street and Baynes Avenue. As such a section of Baynes Avenue is closed to traffic from Market Street to Amon Avenue until the problem is fixed. RELATED: CNBNews Tips and Snippets CNBNews Point of View BREAKING NEWS Gloucester City News Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Who Is Guilty Of Inciting Riots?

ABC News (Australia) Looters have overrun streets in Washington DC and New York City and fires have been ignited near the White House as the US experienced its sixth night of violence fuelled by the killings of black people at the hands of police. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-0... During the summer Black Lives Matter and the Socialist group Antifa fueled by the rhetoric coming from the Left rioted across the nation. The ABC News video, which was published on YouTube, is just one of many that were filmed during that period by various news outlets. Catholic League President Bill Donohue states in his January 8 editorial that people on the Left have no moral authority to lecture the rest of us about violence by right-wing... Read more →


A Tribute to Eugene "Jeep" MacAdams and His Five Brothers

CORRECTION William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Eugene "Jeep" MacAdams passed away on December 29, 2020, a few days after his 97th birthday. MacAdams was a retired Army First Sergeant who served 30 years in the New Jersey National Guard specifically the 114th Infantry, 50th Armored Division also known as the "Jersey Blues". He lived most of his life in Brooklawn, and he also spent several years in Florida and the South Jersey shore area. Jeep's parents and his siblings lived in the community of National Park, in Gloucester County. During WW II four of the six MacAdams' brothers served in the Armed Forces. They included: Charles W. MacAdams, US Army, Europe/ Normandy to Czech. Charles received three Purple Hearts and three Bronze Stars for... Read more →


Anwar Abdulah, 32, of Pennsauken Involved in Gloucester City Drug Gang Pleads Guilty.

CAMDEN CITY, N.J.(January 6, 2021)-- – A Camden County, man today admitted conspiring to distribute and selling oxycodone pills in connection with his role in a drug trafficking ring, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Anwar Abdulah, 32, of Pennsauken, pleaded guilty today by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Renée Marie Bumb to an information charging him with conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute oxycodone and distributing and possessing with intent to distribute quantities of oxycodone. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: Abdullah admitted that on multiple occasions from January 2020 to March 10, 2020, he obtained oxycodone from Erick Bell in and around Camden and resold that oxycodone. For example, Abdullah admitted that, on Feb. 21,... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering Through SJ (Brooklawn/Gloucester City)Chapter VI

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Peyton Cleary (CNBNews files) BROOKLAWN, NJ (January 4, 2021)--Searching for something on the internet we discovered a For Sale advertisement for Clancy's Pub by the Creek, 304 Crescent Blvd., Brooklawn, NJ. The advertisement from COLDWELL BANKER reads Fantastic opportunity to own/operate a bar/restaurant in the post-pandemic world. This fully functional property seats +/- 150 people inside, plus an outdoor patio for 50+ patrons. Also features an upstairs apartment or owner's office. Located at the signalized intersection at the corner of heavily traveled Rt. 130. Could easily be re-purposed for another user/business or perhaps a candidate for redevelopment. The opportunities for this property are endless!! Owner financing considered. Will also consider leasing property at $5,000/month NNN. LIQUOR LICENSE IS NOT... Read more →


Collingswood Board of Ed. Pays $950,000 to Settle Lawsuit Filed by Student

View Archive → COLLINGSWOOD, NJ (December 31, 2020)--The Collingswood Board of Education Gloucestercitynews.net files recently paid out $950,000 to settle a family's lawsuit, according to TransparencyNJ, which is owned by John Paff. The family alleged that school officials did not take proper steps to prevent their 12-year-old daughter's sexual assaut, which occurred in a Philadelphia hotel. In an article released today December 31, 2020, Paff reported that Camden County Judge Yolanda C. Rodriquez, on November 11, 2020, confirmed a settlement that called for the Collingswood school board to pay $950,000 to a Borough family who claimed that their 12-year-old daughter, despite their best efforts to have the school supervise the girl’s access to the Internet, used her school-issued laptop to chat with and eventually meet... Read more →


Privately Run South Jersey Veterans Center Needs A New Roof; Can You Help?

Bob Kotter, of Gloucester City and Kathleen Van Stine (CNBNews photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews LINDENWOLD, NJ (December 30, 2020)--In 2015 Michael and Kathleen Van Stine founded the SpectraCare® Foundation using Michael's $130,000 retirement fund to launch the project. The Foundation will help veterans (Veterans Assist), senior citizens (Seniors Advantage), and animals in need (Paws Plus). "That retirement fund was every cent in our savings; today we both live on what we receive from Social Security," she said. Kotter, who is a volunteer member of the organization's advisory board said, "We're trying to put together a veteran Center with no government money. We have the building, we have construction covered, electrical covered, plumbing covered, HVAC covered. We have a doctor, a nurse, an... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: "All Ya Can Do Is Laugh Somedays" 

EARL FOSTER |CNBNews Contributor I never thought I would see the day when we would be encouraged to wear masks into the bank and yet, here we are. It's an astounding time we live in truly. We have little arrows now in stores designating "one-way" aisles, and people "on duty" screaming "6 FEET APART, 6 FEET Gloucestercitynews.net files APART PLEASE". We now spend days dodging a smart virus that knows if you're eating in a diner but cannot find you in Walmart. They made a vaccine to curtail this virus. Many people don't want the vaccine. Some are afraid of what is in the vaccine and the stories are fascinating. It varies from the vaccine will just make you sick. Others claim they will put... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Why We Oppose Biden's Remark 'Lets All Be A "United States" Again'

CNBNEWS EDITOR'S NOTE: The divide between the Left and the Right will take a long time to heal if ever. The Baker County Republicans, Baker County, Oregon have listed a number of reasons why they are in no hurry to mend fences with the Democratic Party, especially with Joe Biden. Here is a why I have a small issue with the whole, let us all be a “United States” again, from Joe Biden. For the last 4+ years, the Democrats have gone scorched earth. You have salted the fields and now you want to grow crops. The problem is we have memories longer than a hamster. We remember the protests the day of/after inauguration. We remember the 4 years of personal attacks. We remember “not... Read more →


News from the City of Gloucester City's Website

CORRECTION CNBNews Editor's Note: The following information was obtained from the Gloucester City Municipal website which was recently redesigned. Some of this information is a few months old. We found it while perusing the city's site and thought it was news that you would appreciate knowing. Some of the highlights include: Anyzek Heating and Air is renovating the old Market Street laudromat into a warehouse A Linden NJ property company is in negotiation with the city to develop the former Coast Guard property Two bond ordinances totaling $912,000 were passed, the money will be used for the purchase of equipment and improvements. A city owned property at 320 Market Street was sold to the St. Joseph's Carpenter Society for $1. The organization has renovated a... Read more →


CNBNews Cheers and Jeers November 2020

William E. Cleary Sr. and Friends | CNBNews CHEER-To people with the courage to speak up for what is right. In a society that is declining into an abyss of sin and debauchery through the moral decay of a society lowering the bar and accepting of everything wrong and backward and it takes pure courage to still speak up for decency. JEER – The Peyton and Me Meandering articles on CNBNews have highlighted some of the good and bad things in our community. The bad things shown in the pictures is a direct reflection on residents living here who don't give a damm about our city. Sadly those photos are also an undeserved reflection on those who do care. Those sickening images of blight, trash,... Read more →


CORRECTION/UPDATE: Regarding Long-Time City Administrator Article

CNBNews EDITOR'S NOTE: Howard Long, Gloucester City solicitor, said today that Mr. Lippsett has not been fired. That there was no dispute between the City and Lipsett regarding a developer and Gloucestercitynews.net files Freedom Pier. "We are in negotiations with Mr. Lipsett, but this is a personnel matter. "The minute I can tell you the facts I will be glad to. If we take any action it will be made publically, " Long said. When we questioned the mayor yesterday about the gossip his response led us to believe that it was. "This is a personnel matter, I am not at liberty to comment or discuss this matter at this time. I am sure you understand." We also reached out to Mr. Lipsett about what... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering Through South Jersey (Gloucester City Chapter V)

Sunset at Freedom Pier, Gloucester City NJ (CNBNews photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (Gloucester City, NJ)(December 7, 2020)--Peyton and I were cleaning out our photo collection and came upon the one above taken in September at dusk at Freedom Pier. Many people living here today have no idea that this area was once used by the federal government to house immigrants coming into our country in the 1940s and later it was a Coast Guard Base until 1990-91 when it was deeded to the city. A century ago it was the home of Billy Thompson, the Duke of Gloucester. Photos provided, toilet at Gloucester City Marina finally cleaned SOME GOOD NEWS -The Tipster who pointed out the dirty restrooms at the Gloucester City... Read more →


NTD Video: Pres. Trump on Alleged Fraud; Owner Arrested for Defying Lockdown

(December 2, 2020)--Trump on alleged fraud; Owner arrested for defying lockdown; Salesforce buys Slack | NTD Business Read more →


NTDNews video: Sidney Powell Reacts

(November 23, 2020)- Sidney Powell issues statement after Giuliani announces she is not part of Trump’s legal Team | NTD RELATED: IT AIN'T OVER TILL IT'S OVER CNBNews Oct./Nov. 2020 Cheers and Jeers Great Newspaper, The Epoch Times Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering through the Streets of South Jersey (Gloucester City Chapter IV)

The outside structure of Jacks' Twin Bar has been showing signs of neglect for a while. It makes you wonder why isn't the owner made to repair it? (CNBNews photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (Gloucester City, NJ)(November 22, 2020)(CNBNews)--After years of neglect Jack's Twin Bar, Broadway, and Market Street is nearing the end. The condition of the building looks like it is beyond repair. Peeking through the window on the Broadway side you can see broken pieces of sheetrock mixed with leaves. Most likely the leaves got into the building through one of the many holes in the roof. On Market Street, the siding, along with the capping over the soffit is falling off. Plus a stove pipe has broken down and is... Read more →


More COVID-19 Cases Identified in Gloucester City School District, 200 Employees Exposed

UPDATE/November 14,2020 Supt. Vespe Editor's Note: Superintendent Vespe sent a second notice, dated November 13, to parents regarding the athletic programs. Vespe said, "With sincere sadness for our entire Lion Community, coaches, parents, and players we now have been informed that an individual who came in contact with one of our district athletic teams has tested positive. Excerpts of the second letter is below. **** GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ—(November 14, 2020) Dr. Dennis Vespe, superintendent of the Gloucester City School District, announced on Friday, November 13, that individual (s) in the Cold Springs School and in the Middle School have tested positive for COVID-19. The district recently transition back to remote instructions due to seven people getting the virus which resulted in 200 people being exposed.... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering Through the Streets of South Jersey (Gloucester City Chapter III)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Condoms are thrown about at Gloucester City public parking lot (Russell Cogill photo) Gloucestercitynews.net (November 11, 2020)--Gloucester City resident Russell Cogill contacted CNBNews today regarding the discarded condoms laying about the public city parking lot on King Street, next to the Fire Department. Cogill said, "As if we don’t have enough health issues to deal with, now this." Gloucester City public parking lot on King Street being used for a whore house (Russell Cogill photo Cogill, who works for a school bus company parks the bus in the public city parking lot. He said not too long ago he found a naked couple asleep in the back of his bus. "They broke into the bus. I woke them up... Read more →


Great Newspaper, The Epoch Times

Why The Epoch Times Won’t Call the Presidential Race Until All Challenges Are Resolved Our nation is moving into uncharted territory as multiple legal challenges have been filed in response to the 2020 elections, with more challenges expected to come. Both candidates have claimed victory in certain states, but it appears increasingly likely that this election will be resolved in the courts. For that reason, The Epoch Times will not declare a winner of the 2020 presidential election until all results are certified and any legal challenges are resolved. We encourage you to read our ongoing coverage as our reporters cover all developments over the next weeks and months. Editorial Board Support Truthful Journalism Election Outcome Unclear Amid Pending Recounts and Legal Challenges We hope... Read more →


IT AIN'T OVER TILL IT'S OVER

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Here we are eight days after the 2020 election and we still don't have a decisive winner. President Donald Trump has announced he is contesting the results. And, there is a general consensus the outcome of the contest will be decided by the nine Justices in the U.S. Supreme Court. Tuesday the General Service Administration told the Biden campaign, "GSA administrator, Emily Murphy, will only initiate the transition when a “clear winner is clear based on the process laid out in the Constitution.” Also, on Tuesday, 10 attorney generals filed an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit from Pennsylvania Republicans and asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that extended the deadline for mail-in ballots in... Read more →


CNBNews Oct./Nov. 2020 Cheers and Jeers

UPDATED by William E. Cleary Sr. and Friends JEER--Let's create a virus and tell America it's a pandemic. Let's make them wear masks and make money on the stock. Invest in Amazon, Home Depot, Walmart, and let's get the American public afraid to go to the polls and have them use absent T ballots. Let's stuff the ballots and steal the election South Jersey was a pro at using ballots to win. We know because we lived it. The biggest scam in American history was designed to remove a Republican president by faking a virus and convincing America to vote by mail. The Hollywood elite even made a movie to show them the way, called Wag The Dog. RELATED: CONGRESS: TOO MANY LAWYERS AND LIFELONG... Read more →


Camden City the Worst Place to Live in NJ

CNB Editor's Note: For several decades the state and federal government has poured millions and millions of your dollars into the City of Camden City. Gloucestercitynews.net files Despite all that money a recent Wall Street Journal study reveals that Camden City, is the worst places to live in the state. New Jersey is divided into 21 counties and contains 565 municipalities consisting of five types: 254 boroughs, 52 cities, 15 towns, 241 townships, and 3 villages. RELATED: The South Jersey Democrat Party Elite Welcomes President Obama to Poverty Stricken Camden City Related: Camden School System is Dying Camden, A Giant Blackhole for Taxpayers Bucks BRIAN WILLIAMS VIDEO: CAMDEN CITY NJ, Camden Boondoggle CNBNews Op-Ed: The Downward Spiral of Camden City Continues The Center Square has... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering Through the Streets of South Jersey (Gloucester City, Chapter I)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --Our column this week contains photos taken during our daily walk throughout Gloucester City. In the first photo, our eyes were drawn to the changing leaves on the trees near St. Mary's Church, Monmouth, and Atlantic Streets. CNBNews photo For those who are new to Gloucester City, the Irish started to build the church in 1886. Those men would work their regular jobs during the day and after work, they spent their waking hours laying the stone. Some of those workers would sleep in the church overnight to keep it safe from those in the city who vandalized the building as the Irish were hated in those days. On July 15,1886 Bishop O'Farrell laid the cornerstone.... Read more →


Senators Johnson, Grassley Investigation of the Biden's Dealings with Russia and the Chinese

SEE VIDEO BELOW: William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Johnson, Grassley Release Conflicts-of-Interest Investigation Vice President Biden Jim Biden Hunter Biden The senator's investigation centers around The Biden family (Joe, Jim, and Hunter), former President Obama, former Sec. of State Kerry, Chris Heinz, Kerry's stepson President Obama, Sen. Kerry Chris Heinz (Gloucestercitynews.net)-WASHINGTON DC (October 29, 2020)-- — U.S. Senators Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), chairman of the Senate Finance Committee released a report that revealed millions of dollars in questionable financial transactions between Hunter Biden and his associates and foreign individuals, including the wife of the former mayor of Moscow and individuals with ties to the Chinese Communist Party. These were just some... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering Through the Streets of South Jersey (Brooklawn Chapter II)

CORRECTED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews PEYTON (Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 28, 2020)--Daniel Boggs recently submitted a Letter to the Editor titled "Are The Communities of Gloucester City/Brooklawn Turning Into Slums?". Although we agree with Mr. Boggs about some neighborhoods in Gloucester City having a housing and trash problem the only thing we found walking through Brooklawn today were two derelict cars missing license plates and NJ inspection stickers. Derelict cars CNBNews photo We liked how the Borough placed a tarp with a woodsy scene on one side of the public works property. Every street we viewed was cleaned, the homes were all kept nice, and there was no trash blowing around. The residents should be commended for taking pride in their community. The Borough placed a... Read more →


CNB Business: We Recommend AM Botte Mechanical for Heating & Air Conditioning

(Gloucester City, NJ)(October 17, 2020)--We recently replaced our 17-year old heating system with a new Navien Boiler. It was installed by AM Botte Mechanical, of Pennsauken Township, NJ. The company is owned by Anthony Botte, who worked for Chalie Blaylock Heating and Air Conditioning for sometime before going out on his own. We originally called Chalie to do the work but found out that he had retired. Chalie recommended A.M. Botte and we are so happy he did. Andrew "Fitz" Fitzpatrick, the mechanic who installed the boiler, arrived at our house at 7:30 AM. He worked throughout the day up until 6 PM. The job was finished by mid-afternoon on the following day. The crew working with Fitz, (Randy and Frank), cleaned up the area... Read more →


After 30 Plus Years Billboards Are Allowed on Gloucester City's Side of the WW Bridge

UPDATED with additional photos and maps By William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Eastbound on the Walt Whitman Bridge over the Delaware River between Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Gloucester City, New Jersey. Billboards like those shown in the photo will now be allowed in Gloucester City. (photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--Gloucester City Mayor and Council approved an ordinance last month updating the City's 2018 Master Plan. As a result of the revisions, billboards will now be allowed to be erected next to the Walt Whitman Bridge at several locations. Excerpts of the ordinance appear below. For decades the City was against any plan to construct billboards near the bridge located in the north end of town close to neighboring Camden City. City council... Read more →


Rocco DePoder, the Head of the Gloucester City Drug Ring, Admits Guilt

Rocco DePoder Confesses to Trafficking Oxycodone, Adderall, and Xanax and Engaging in SNAP Fraud CAMDEN City, N.J. (October 7, 2020)--– A Gloucester City, New Jersey, man today admitted conspiring to distribute and selling oxycodone, Adderall, and Xanax and defrauding the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in connection with his role in a drug trafficking ring, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Rocco DePoder, 67, of Gloucester City, pleaded guilty today by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Renée Marie Bumb to an information charging him with conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute oxycodone, distributing a quantity of oxycodone, and unlawfully acquiring SNAP benefits in exchange for controlled substances and unlawfully using and possessing those and other SNAP benefits. click image to enlarge According... Read more →


VIDEO: The Problems Children Experience from Living in Fatherless Homes

"Six men have fathered 87 children with 50 different women. Children who come from fatherless homes are five times more likely to commit suicide, 32 times more likely to run away, 20 more times to have a behavioral problem, 14 more times to commit rape, 10 more times more likely to abuse drugs," said TV talk show hostesses Iyania. TV talk show hostesses Iyania did a show on the number of children who have no father living with them. On the heels of her controversial multipart mega-fix, Iyanla sits down with Jay, who has fathered 34 children with 17 different women, in-studio for a no-holds-barred discussion. Iyanla has also invited onto the show five other men who are in similar situations. "No heat, no judgment,"... Read more →


WE HEARD YOU! WHAT ARE THEY BUILDING? MOTHER NATURE, SPLENDERDIFEROUS

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (CNBNews photo)-Gloucester City Police issued a ticket to the owner of the car above. The sign reads no parking Monday between 9:30 AM and 11 AM. Several weeks ago CNBNews took a picture of the same car parked at the same location, also on Monday. William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews YOUR COMPLAINTS WERE HEARD!—Several people submitted JEERS for our September Cheers and Jeers column complaining about the City of Gloucester not enforcing the no parking ordinances on days the street sweeper is operating in their neighborhood. It was pointed out in that Jeer in 2007 when we first wrote about the street sweeper the city was realizing annual fines of $156,000 from parking citations compared to the period... Read more →