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Kate Smith Statue Covered in Black; Consolidate School Districts ? ; GHS Alumni Hall of Fame Update

CNBNews TIPS AND SNIPPETS William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Kate Smith; After decades Flyers Condemn Good Luck Charm POLITICAL CORRECTNESS IS RUINING OUR COUNTRY—The statue of Kate Smith, located outside XFINITY Live in South Philadelphia was covered over with a black cloth and tied down with a rope earlier... Read more →


CNBNews APRIL 2019 CHEERS AND JEERS

by William E. Cleary Sr. CHEER---Gloucester Catholic senior Lillo Paxia (photo, left) hit for the cycle and drove in six runs, powering the Rams to a 14-4 victory over Schalick, April 2 in Gloucester City. For those unfamiliar with the term in baseball, hitting for the cycle is the accomplishment... Read more →


GHS Distinguished Alumni Nominee Deadline Friday; NJ Property and School Taxes to Increase

CNBNews Tips and Snippets: William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 28, 2019)--The deadline for submitting your nomination for the Gloucester City High School (GHS) Distinguished Hall of Fame is tomorrow, Friday, March 29. A link to the the nominating form is here. RELATED: WE NOMINATE JIM... Read more →


OPINION: IS A "DOOBIE" STORE COMING TO YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD ?

UPDATED:(Monday, March 25, 2019)-- After being talked about and debated so long, legalized recreational marijuana fell apart when the vote was canceled since Murphy could not convince a handful of senators to embrace the idea. A majority vote in the Senate would be 21. The legislation had 18 hard yes... Read more →


HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY: Corrigan Brothers and Shay Healy Why the Incredible Hulk is Green"

www.corriganbrothers.com EVERYONE WAS STANDING ROUND AT MICK McGILLIGANS BALL WHEN SUDDENLY A GREAT BIG MAN CAME BURSTING THROUGH THE WALL ALL THE BOYS STEPPED BACK A BIT WHEN THEY SAW HIS MASSIVE BULK HE CRIED "HELLO ME BUCKOS" DON'T YE KNOW ME I'M THE HULKJ I JUST DROPPED IN TO... Read more →


FRESH AIR Radio Host Terry Gross Interviews Gloucester City Resident Jim Nicholson

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 6, 2019)--Gloucester City resident and obituary writer Jim Nicholson, who died recently, was interviewed 30 years ago by FRESH AIR radio host Terry Gross from West Virginia Public broadcasting. It is an intriguing interview. His friends will enjoy hearing his... Read more →


WE NOMINATE JIM NICHOLSON

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Gloucester City High School is accepting nominations for their Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame. Requirements: Must have graduated at least 10 years ago; The individual must be successful in business, professional career, self employment, or exemplary in community-humanitarian service. A man we feel who... Read more →


OPINION: WHERE IS THE PUBLIC OUTCRY?

Senior Citizen image courtesy of Jean Norton William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet UPDATED/CORRECTED Gloucester City mayor and council passed an ordinance on second reading Feb. 21, 2019 to exceed the municipal budget limit up to 3.5 percent over the previous year's appropriations. The amount of the increase is $580,696.... Read more →


James D. Nicholson, A Man Who Lived a Fascinating Life, Dead at the Age of 76

UPDATED with photo and links to related articles Jim Nicholson (CNBNews file photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor/Publisher " I like to think that my obituary is already being written in a lot of little obituaries. It's already out there." ~Jim Nicholson GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 23, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)—James... Read more →


CNBNews OPINION: IN NJ HIGHER TAXES ARE FORCING PEOPLE OUT OF THEIR HOMES

William E Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor/publisher This past year two elderly families who lived in the *Riverview Heights section of Gloucester City were forced to move because they couldn't afford to live in their homes any longer. These were longtime residents who have resided in our immediate neighborhood for... Read more →


Puerto-Rico Police Officer Alfred Zanyet-Perez Shot and Killed During Undercover Operation

CNBNews graphics file End of Watch Saturday, February 16, 2019 PUERTO RICO (February 16, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--Agent Alfred Zanyet-Pérez, of the Puerto Rico Police Department was shot and killed while conducting an undercover operation in the Duey Bajo community in San Germán, Puerto Rico. He was at a store along PR-330 when... Read more →


OPINION: Champions Of The Poor Sink The Poor In NYC

February 15, 2019 Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on why Amazon bolted from New York City: Amazon was ready to provide jobs for 25,000 to 40,000 New Yorkers, bringing in an estimated $27 billion in tax revenue over 25 years. It was asking for... Read more →


Former 1st Methodist Church May Become High-End Apartments; Park Ave RR Crossing Upgrade

CNBNews TIPS AND SNIPPETS William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor APARTMENTS PROPOSED FOR METHODIST CHURCH BUILDING—Plans to renovate the former First Methodist Church at 220 Monmouth Street into a multi-housing apartment complex have been submitted to the Gloucester City Planning/Zoning Board by Totem Real Estate LLC, 2152 E Dauphin... Read more →


TRUMP DRIVES SOCIALIST WEDGE IN DEMOCRATIC PARTY DURING SOTU ADDRESS

By Joe Sixpack President Donald Trump touched a few third rails during his State of the Union (SOTU) address. He also dared utter one word which showed the American people the nexus where the old and new Democratic Party meet. That word? Socialism. When Trump boomed, “America will never be... Read more →


Anniversary Celebrating Polish-USA Relations

Republic of Poland Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki celebrates with U.S. Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher, the Polish-USA bond at the historic Bristol Hotel in Warsaw. By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Contributor WARSAW, POLAND (January 31, 2019)-- Diplomats and officials from Poland and the USA gathered at the historic and elegant Bristol Hotel... Read more →


Update on Stabbing; Johnny & Guy Gaudreau; Convenience Store Cited; Fire Hydrant Repaired

CORRECTED/UPDATED CNBNews Tips and Snippets William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet UPDATE ON STABBING IN GLOUCESTER CITY-The first degree murder charged filed against Joel Martinez, 18, of Camden, who was arrested in connection with the stabbing that killed Alexander Medina on January 17, 2019 have been reduced, according to the... Read more →


Obituary:

Bill James, A Man Who Loved His Community

William P. James GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ—William P. James, age 62, of Gloucester City, died suddenly on Monday, January 21, 2019. Loving husband of 36 years to Virginia “Ginny” James (nee Quinton). Beloved father of Erin (Sean) Gorman, Ian (Fiance Samantha Arnone) James, Liam (Bernadette) James, Colin James and Johanna James.... Read more →


Bill James, The Longest Serving Mayor in Gloucester City's History Dies Suddenly

UPDATED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (January 21, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)William P. James, the former mayor of Gloucester City passed away suddenly earlier today, at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Camden. James was elected in 2006 to his first four-year term running on a ticket that included council... Read more →


GUEST COMMENTARY: Trump V Pelosi Great Fun; More Than Meets The Eye

By Joe Sixpack Yes, this is great theatre. Queen Nancy makes her move, threatening to cancel President Trump’s State of the Union Address by not allowing him access to the House Chamber. Then King Donald plays his trump card. He sends her a short, but official, letter canceling her week-long... Read more →


January 14, 2019

CNBNews CHEERS AND JEERS

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet CHEER—Here in Gloucester City our new mayor, Dan Spencer, had a rousing swearing-in ceremony held at the Gloucester High School auditorium last week. The celebration began with CNBNews graphics file the Ferko String Band playing music followed by Spencer, newcomer Councilman George Berglund and... Read more →


A Look Ahead: Where Artificial Intelligence May Take Journalism in 2019

Julian Dossett / prnewswire.com 2018 was a banner year for artificial intelligence (AI) in journalism, with many of the largest news publishers embracing machine-learning tools to augment newsrooms. The Washington Post, Associated Press, and Reuters are just a few of the industry leaders who turned to AI in 2018. Publishers... Read more →


2018 Review of Top Stories That Affected Media

Christine Cube / PR Newswire for Journalists Calling 2018 a tumultuous year in media would be putting it lightly. Some of the phrases that came out this year: “Enemy of the state” and “war on media.” Then bits of this began to play out and, tragically, journalists lost their lives.... Read more →