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Prices for Gloucester City Homes Increasing; But, Over 800 Properties with Liens Or In Foreclosure

William E. Cleary Sr.| CNBNews (June 10, 2021)--CNBNewsnet has been watching the real estate market in Gloucester City and has noticed the prices of homes in the community are increasing. One home in the Riverview Heights section of the city received 14 bids from interested buyers before selling it for more money than they were... Read more →


West Winds Wellness, Gloucester City, and Other Pot Vendors Ordered to Cease and Desist

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews NEWARK – As New Jersey implements the State’s new adult-use cannabis law, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced that the Division of Consumer Affairs today issued warning letters to businesses that claim to offer free “gifts” of marijuana or cannabis items with purchases of snacks, baked goods, or... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering through Gloucester City, and Haddon Lake, Audubon (Chapter X)

UPDATED GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 14, THE DAY COMING TO AN END--One night last week around 9:15 PM we caught the last glimpse of daylight before the dark sky of night closed over the Riverview Heights section of Gloucester City. We took the photo with the Apple iPhone 11 LOVE YOUR MONEY--The new Gloucester High... Read more →


CNBNews Opinion:

Who Will Be Gloucester City's New Mayor?

UPDATED/CORRECTION Correction: Joe Gorman, is the father-in-law of Councilman Johnson, not Fran Gorman. Also, Bowie's brother-in-law is not former mayor, Bob Gorman. Bob Gorman is the son of Fran Gorman and nephew of Joe Gorman. Lastly, Bob Gorman and Kate Gorman are cousins. William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Come out, come out, whoever you... Read more →


West Winds Cannabis/Apparel Store Opens in Gloucester City; Nearby Residents Not Happy

UPDATED: Sometime Thursday afternoon, the Gloucester City Police shut down the West Winds Wellness Store, for allegedly selling marijuana. We have reached out to both the Gloucester City Police and Michael Mahoney, the owner of the business for a response. Once we have more information we will release it. ~CNBNews William E. Cleary Sr. |... Read more →


Gloucester City School Board Seeking Bids for Middle School Field Lights

After Spending $1.3 Million for a New High School Field The Board NOW Wants to Spend Your Money on stadium lighting at the Middle School...Why? William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews)(May 5, 2021)--The Gloucester City Board of Education is advertising for bids for Exterior Field Lighting at the Gloucester City Middle... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering through Gloucester City's Proprietors Park /Freedom Pier, (IX)

(GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(May 23, 2021)--FREEDOM PIER AERIAL VIEW--The first arrow is pointing at Freedom Pier located on the Delaware River, King and Cumberland Streets, Gloucester City, NJ. In the distance is the City of Philadelphia. Proprietors Park and the Gloucester City Marina are on the left side of the arrows and are out of view.... Read more →


CNB Tips/Snippets:

Area Schools Getting Millions; Waterfront Restaurant/Storage Facility for Brooklawn

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews LOVE YOUR MONEY--Washington has announced it is sending $2.765 billion to the state of New Jersey's Department of Education to be dispensed to school districts throughout the state. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files According to the Courier Post, the Camden City School District will receive the highest amount of funding –... Read more →


Gloucester City Little League Coach Dominic Staiano Retiring After 50 Years

UPDATED: William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Gloucester City LL coach Dom Staiano looking at photos of some of the teams he coached over his 50-year career (CNBNews photo) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews)(May 9, 2021)--After 50 years of being a volunteer member of the Gloucester City Little League organization, Dominic Staiano has decided it is... Read more →


CNBNews Cheers and Jeers for April 2021

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CHEER – Thank goodness Gloucester City signed a no Marijuana smoking or vaping law prohibiting anyone to use those products on public lands, property, or outdoor events. We can only hope it is truly enforced. Even though it is now legal recreationally we don’t need the entire city smelling... Read more →


GLOUCESTER CITY:

Radon Excavation Work Ongoing at Ferry's Fence and Holt Marine Terminal

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (SUNDAY, APRIL 18, 2021)--The removable of the radon material from the Ferry Fence office property on 7th Street began this year in January. The area encompasses 4600 square feet. The cost for this work is estimated at $500,000. The arrows point to air monitors put in place to monitor... Read more →


Salaries Listed for the 312 Employees of the Gloucester City Public School System

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews The Gloucester High School athletic field is near completion. The cost of the field was $1.3 million to install. (CNBNews photo credit) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ(April 30, 2021)(CNBNews)--Have you ever wondered how many Gloucester City Board of Education employees were working for you, the taxpayer of Gloucester City? Would you... Read more →


City of Gloucester Employs 186 Employees; the 2018 Cost for Salaries $12.9M

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Gloucester City Municipal Building (photo by Steve Skipton) published Gloucestercitynews.net February 2010 GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ(April 30, 2021)(CNBNews)--Have you ever wondered how many full-time employees work for the City of Gloucester City? Would you like to know the salary for each of those employees? Fortunately, the website https://govsalaries.com/ provides that... Read more →


Mayor of Gloucester City Makes Surprise Announcement, Will Resign June 1st

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 26, 2021)--Gloucester City Mayor Dan Spencer this evening made a surprise announcement that he was resigning from office effective June 1, 2021. The announcement was made on his personal Facebook page. He gave no precise reason why he was quitting although he did say, "It... Read more →


Growing Up Gloucester Without Internet, Computers, Television or Cell Phones

UPDATED with new information below the original article William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews The "Rough & Ready" guys are (bottom) from left, Jungle Murphy, Pete Coppola, Bob Grub, Beaver, Butch Shaffer (circle), Jake Burkardt, Bill "Wiby" Yeager, Frank "Reds" Grandizio, Jim Clements, Stanley Schellcroft. (photo provided) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--(April 26, 2021)--The other day we... Read more →


Man and Woman from Mt. Ephraim and Camden City Indicted on Drug Charges

According to the indictment the woman supplied high dose Oxycodone Pills to Rocco DePoder of Gloucester City, NJ Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (APRIL 22, 2021)-- A federal grand jury today separately indicted a Camden man and woman for selling oxycodone pills as part of their roles in South Jersey high-dosage oxycodone trafficking rings,... Read more →


Gloucester City Has A New Police Officer; Gloucester City Police Chief's Salary $195,000

UPDATED/CORRECTED photo provided William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--Mayor Daniel Spencer administered the oath of office to newly hired Police Officer Nay’shon Obey recently. Obey will join a 30 member force at a starting salary of $59.457 plus benefits. Under the union contract, police officers are entitled to sick leave, medical insurance... Read more →


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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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,... 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... 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... 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.... 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 CORRECTION: The police officer who supposedly died from being hit in the head with a fire extinguisher actually died from natural causes; specifically... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more →