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DEVELOPING STORY: Human Skull Found in Gloucester City

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 9, 2019)--We received a tip earlier today about police activity in the 100 unit block of South Brown Street. A nearby neighbor said police were contacted after a human skull was found inside an empty home. Lt. Steve Burkhardt, spokesperson for the Gloucester City Police Department said, "At approximately 11:00 am today, workers clearing out a... Read more →


Chalie "The Clip" Closes His Shop After 54 Year Career

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--After 54 years of cutting hair longtime hairstylist/barber Chalie Huber, aka Chalie "The Clip" is retiring. Chalie, has been operating his business Shapes and Forms Hairstyling at 110 S. Broadway since 1975 or for 45 years. Chalie with his wife Michaeline (date unknown) Chalie would still be working if it... Read more →


TREES BLOWN OVER; REPAIRS TO THE COW PATH; STRANGE BUT TRUE

CNBNews Tips and Snippets William E. Cleary Sr., | CNBNewsnet TREES COME TUMBLING DOWN (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 23, 2019)----A number of trees were knocked over Monday, July 22, during the heavy wind and rain storm that hit the South Jersey area. The above photo was taken at the intersection of New Jersey Road and Chestnut Street in Brooklawn. (photos by J. Townsend)... Read more →


CNBNews JULY 2019 CHEERS & JEERS

UPDATED/CORRECTED GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net photo)--The Gloucester Train Station is slowly rotting away. This recent photo was taken at the front of the building. Windows are all broken and boarded up. There is trash laying about, along with empty whiskey bottles, empty glassine bags, empty NARCAN nasal spray containers, and a sleeping bag and cushion. William E. Cleary Sr. |... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Sergeant Michael Stephen Killed Responding to a Domestic Call

Michael Stephen Stone County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas End of Watch Thursday, July 18, 2019 STONE COUNTY, ARKANSAS (July 19, 2019)--Sergeant Mike Stephen was shot and killed while responding to a domestic incident at a home in the area of 2020 Flag Road at about 9:00 am. He was speaking to a female in the front yard when another subject opened... Read more →


What's Gloucester City Jr Sr High School’s Equity Rating?

To see the complete report for GHS click here Editor's Note: We reached out to Dr. Dennis Vespe, Gloucester City High School Superintendent and Sean Gorman, Gloucester City High School Principal for a response to this report. As of today we are still waiting for their reply. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net) (July 2019)-GreatSchools’ Equity Rating shines a light on how... Read more →


Meet the Congressman Defending Questionable Tax Breaks for a Company Connected to His Rich Brother

After multiple issues have surfaced with Holtec International’s New Jersey tax break application, Rep. Donald Norcross, its biggest congressional supporter (and the brother of a Holtec board member) is playing defense. by Susan Schmidt, special to ProPublica July 2, 5 a.m. EDT Rep. Donald Norcross speaks during a press conference in 2017. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) ProPublica is a nonprofit... Read more →


A Huge Tax Break Went to a Politically Connected Company in New Jersey Despite Red Flags

The exterior of a Holtec International facility in Camden, N.J. (Matt Rourke/AP Photo) Holtec International told New Jersey regulators that Ohio was competing for its new headquarters. But officials there stripped the firm of past tax awards for failing to create the jobs it promised. by Jeff Pillets and Nancy Solomon, WNYC, and Alex Mierjeski, ProPublica June 26, 5 a.m.... Read more →


COMMENTARY: SPEND! SPEND! AND TAX!

UPDATED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet This past December we wrote an editorial urging the mayor and council to do away with the street sweepers in Gloucester City as they were costing taxpayers too much money to operate. We suggested that the only way to reduce taxes in the City was to cut operating costs. And those cuts could... Read more →


Bergen Street Property Allegedly Used to Chop Up Stolen Motorcycles; Ongoing Investigation

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net) (June 24, 2019)—Last month we received a tip about a home in the 800 unit block of Bergen Street being raided for allegedly operating a motorcycle chop shop at the property. Our source said one person at the property supposedly pointed a gun at a resident living in that block. That the property was the scene... Read more →


Flood Destroys Memorabilia at Gloucester City Historical Society

Related: Gloucester City History William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 21, 2019)--The heavy rain that has hit the South Jersey region recently has caused flooding of major highways and side streets. That flooding has also destroyed family memorabilia and old photos stored in basements of homes and businesses. The heavy rains washed out Jersey Avenue, Gloucester... Read more →


More Instances of Fraud and Mismanagement Over New Jersey Tax Incentives Surface in New Report

“This story was originally published by ProPublica.” by Jeff Pillets and Nancy Solomon, WNYC A hospital connected to New Jersey political boss George E. Norcross III lied to win state tax breaks, a new special task force report says. The report details several other new pieces of evidence of Norcross’ influence over the tax incentive program. THE REAL BOSSES OF... Read more →


CBD Reduces Craving and Anxiety in People With Heroin Use

Mount Sinai study highlights the potential of cannabidiol as a treatment option for opioid abuse Newswise —(gloucestercitynews.net)- (New York – May 2019) Cannabidiol (CBD) reduced cue-induced craving and anxiety in individuals with a history of heroin abuse, suggesting a potential role for it in helping to break the cycle of addiction, according to research conducted at the Icahn School of... Read more →


On The Record | Former state Sen. Ray Lesniak

(gloucestercitynews.net)(May 13, 2019)--Former New Jersey State Senator Ray Lesniak (D) released the following statement today regarding Govenor Murphy's investigation into the tax incentive monies spent on Camden City in recent years. Here are some highlights: “What Governor Murphy is doing is throwing gasoline on it and creating a political war” “When the Governor says we have squandered $12 billion of... Read more →


JEROME BY DAVE WOLFE

Related: ARTIST Dave Wolfe Vol. 5 No. 47(May 12, 2019) Editor's Note: Each Sunday morning we post a weekly comic strip provided by cartoonist Dave Wolfe, age 18. Dave has been drawing since he was 5 years old, he knew he wanted to be a cartoonist at the age of 8. He’s been distributing his comics in school since 3rd... Read more →


HAPPY MOTHERS DAY!

Editor's Note:The article was first published here on Mother's Day in May 2008. It was found why searching the Internet. The author is unknown. I was looking for a photo to use with it and I thought why not use a picture of our mother, Mazie (Tucker) Cleary (below) who passed away in 1995. I feel it is a nice... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Police Officer Robert McKeithen Shot and Killed

Biloxi Police Department, Mississippi End of Watch Sunday, May 5, 2019 Police Officer Robert McKeithen was shot and killed in the Lopez-Quave Public Safety Center's parking lot, at 170 Porter Avenue, at about 10:00 pm. A male subject walked up to him and shot him multiple times without any provocation. The man, who fled, has been arrested, according to media... Read more →


Re-Dedication of St. Mary's Steeple Tuesday Night

by William E. Cleary Sr. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 6, 2019)-- Tuesday, May 7, St. Mary's Parish, Monmouth and Atlantic Streets, will have an official Lighting Ceremony and re-dedicate the Illumination of their Church Steeple. The original steeple was destroyed by fire on March 10, 1960. It was replaced by a metal steeple that was paid for by John Stewart,... Read more →


Murphy Picks A Fight with Norcross and Sweeney

(Trenton, NJ) (May 2, 2019)--New Jersey Governor Murphy is leading an investigation into the state's Economic Development Authority (EDA) and its tax incentive program. In doing so, according to New Jersey TV he has also picked a fight with two powerful Democrats namely George Norcross and State Senator Steve Sweeney. You can call it the long game. Rebuffed on his... Read more →


(video)Timeline of the EDA’s tax incentive program in Camden

BY NJTV News Staff | CAMDEN CITY, NJ (May 3, 2019)--The special task force investigating the state’s multi-billion-dollar tax incentives to companies that would agree to move here or stay in-state has triggered a political battle royal. NJTV News has reported on the Economic Development Authority’s practices in the past and the allegations of sweetheart deals and falsified documents behind... Read more →


How Companies and Allies of One Powerful Democrat Got $1.1 Billion in Tax Breaks

Meet George Norcross. Nearly two thirds of $1.6 gloucestercitynews.net graphics files billion in tax incentives in his hometown of Camden, New Jersey, went to his own company, business partners, political allies and clients of his brother. by Nancy Solomon, WNYC, and Jeff Pillets/ProPUBLICA.org May 1, 4 a.m. EDT This article was produced in partnership with WNYC, which is a member... Read more →


GHS Will Induct One Distinguished Alumnus & Two Academic Achievement Alumni

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 30, 2019)--Gloucester High School will hold their annual “Academic Awards Night” on Wednesday, May 22 at 7 p.m. Along with the honoring of many of their current students, they will induct the following alumni into branches of our Academic Achievement Hall of Fame: Distinguished Alumnus Distinguished alumni who exemplify the school's motto of Partnership, Performance, and... Read more →


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 today, April 19. Smith has been known as a good... 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 of one batter hitting a single, a double, a triple,... Read more →