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Atilis Gym Owner Calls Murphy A Slime Ball; Releases Video Statement on Legal Case Status

BELLMAWR, NJ (May 23, 2020)--Ian Smith, co-owner of The Atilis Gym, Ian Smith Bellmawr released a video statement (see below) regarding their legal battle with the State of New Jersey. During the video Smith calls Murphy a "slime ball". Yesterday, Friday, the state of New Jersey filed documents to shut the gym down. A judge granted the request. The attorney for the gym owners will be filing a federal case against Gov. Murphy on Tuesday, May 26 claiming they have been robbed of due process... Read more →


CNBNews April & May Cheers and Jeers

"No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow." ~MAYA ANGELOU JEER--Did you see the massive graffiti (right-hand top of photo)on the ramp on the 295 Missing Moves project in Bellmawr? Those responsible have added to the cost of the $180 million projects since their scribble will have to be removed. A Hiss! Boo! to whoever is supposed to be keeping the vandals away from that area. No doubt the police are spending their... Read more →


Searching for a ‘New Normal’ in New Jersey’s Public Schools

MAY 20,2020 The selectively lethal coronavirus spread through New Jersey at a pace that would make a wildfire seem like a wisp of smoke. On Wednesday, March 4, New Jersey had its first diagnosed case. On Tuesday, March 10, New Jersey reported its first coronavirus death. By the time Gov. Phil Murphy signed his historic Executive Order 104, which closed all New Jersey schools on March 18, there were 178 New Jersey cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. On May 18, only... Read more →


Video: Bellmawr Police Arrest Atilis Gym Customer

Philadelphia Inquirer Youtube video (Gloucestercitynews.net)--BELLMAWR NJ (May 20, 2020)--Police arrested an Atilis Gym patron on Tuesday, May 19 and, charged him with violating Gov. Man arrested for violating stay at home order and refusing to give his name Murphy's stay at home order and police obstruction, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. He allegedly refused to give his name and personal information to the arresting officers. On Monday morning a crowd of 200 plus people rallied outside of the gym to support the owners, Ian Smith... Read more →


What Has Happened To Our Beloved America?

Earl Foster | Guest Columnist (Gloucestercitynews.net)--What has happened to our beloved America? The one known "Land of the free, home of the brave" has now become "Land of the frightened, home of the easily controlled" over a virus. Couple this with the misinformation, media and political manipulation that has driven Americans into a frenzy of fear that has left them hiding in their homes afraid to go out at all, while the Government is busy releasing inmates from prison, furthering their political agendas, and helping... Read more →


Prosecutor Threatening to Fine People for Visiting ATILIS Gym/Other Places Required to Remain Closed

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (Gloucestercitynews.net)(May18, 2020)--Camden City, N.J. –Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer is threatening to fine people up to $1,000 for visiting places such as recreational and entertainment businesses, movie theaters, gyms, bars, Jill Mayer hair salons, retail shopping malls, tattoo parlors. Those facilities are required to remain closed until the order is lifted. "While the Governor’s most recent Executive Order shows that slow, planned steps are being taken to safely reopen New Jersey businesses, functions, and facilities like parks, construction, and... Read more →


GROWING UP GLOUCESTER! Memorial AA Basketball

Memorial AA basketball team who played in the Gloucester City Carmen Palmiero League. Year mid-1950's. The games were played in the Mary Ethel Costello High School, which later became the elementary school Standing: (from L. to R.)Ray Marcucci, Bob McCaughey, unknown, Jungle Murphy, Al Brandt, unknown, Coach Bill Powell Sitting (L. to R.) Joe Connelly, Knute Cogan, Bob Miller, George Tennenberg, Doug Brown unknown, Gene Spence, Vince DiGiacomo, Edgar Peltz Sr. RELATED: Gloucester City History Gloucester City LIONS ALUMNI RAMS ALUMNI Read more →


Good News, Bad News, Gym Goes Rogue, Memories

TIPS AND SNIPPETS William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GOOD NEWS! Housing Violator Stopped—A number of residents contacted CNBNews on Tuesday after reading a Facebook advertisement regarding a boarding house opening in a longtime residential property in the unit block of North Harley Avenue. The advertisement pertained to three rooms in the bungalow that was available. The upstairs attic and two rooms on the floor below. It mentioned there was good parking available and a large basement for storage. The Facebook ad showed the inside... Read more →


Road Construction to Close Portions of I-295 South

I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to Route 42 southbound/I-295 southbound to be closed and detoured tonight Signed detour will be in place overnight (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced an overnight closure of the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Friday, May 15, until 6 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, May 16, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., will close the I-295 southbound ramp to Route... Read more →


Route 42 northbound lane and ramp closures required as Bridges over Timber Creek project advances

Signed detour will be in place overnight (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced overnight lane and ramp closures on Route 42 northbound as the Bridges over Timber Creek and Lower Landing Road project advances between Gloucester, Camden County and Deptford, Gloucester County. Beginning at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 14, NJDOT’s contractor, Richard E. Pierson Construction Company, is scheduled to close two lanes on Route 42 northbound in the vicinity of the Bridges over Timber Creek to prepare for a traffic... Read more →


Route 42 southbound ramps to and from Creek Road to be closed and detoured

Overnight as Missing Moves project advances in Camden County Overnight detours this week in preparation of bridge demolition (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the Route 42 southbound ramps to and from Creek Road will be closed and detoured overnight this week as the Missing Moves project between I-295 and Route 42, advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, May 12 until 5 a.m. Wednesday, May 13, again from 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, until 5... Read more →


47 Employees of Thermoseal® Industries LLC, Gloucester City to be Laid Off June 30

Thermoseal shipping department 600 Jersey Avenue at 5th Street, Gloucester City (CNBNews photo) (Gloucester City, NJ)(May 11, 2020)—Senneca Holdings, Fifth Street, and Jersey Avenue, the parent company of Thermoseal® Industries LLC have filed a notice with the State of New Jersey that it will layoff 47 employees at its Gloucester City plant effected June 30. Senneca Holdings Corporate Office located on 5th Street, Gloucester City (CNBNews photo) Established in 1956, Thermoseal manufactures and sells doors and insulating glass units used as part of the display,... Read more →


Michael P. Speno, of Bellmawr, Army Veteran, Brooklawn Legion Post 72 Member

Michael P. Speno, on May 4, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 90. Beloved husband of the late Jane (nee Davis). Devoted father of Sharon Maslanik (Ron) and Patricia Conte (Michael). Loving grandfather of Brian, Krista, Tara and Michael Jr. Dear brother of the late Jane, Alice and John. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mike was a member of the Brooklawn American Legion. He proudly served in the US Army and worked for Langston for 45 plus years. Michael loved going to the casino with... Read more →


CNB Tips & Snippets: More on GCity Shooting; Lipkin's Closing; Beaches Open; No Matter What!

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews UPDATE ON SHOOTING--Gloucester City Police Lt. Steve Burkhardt, spokesman for the department, was asked for an update on last week's random shooting in the Riverview Heights section of the City. Thursday, April 30 two vehicles parked in the 900 unit block of Powell near Lane Avenue were struck by bullets in the morning. Further investigation by police led to the discovery of a third vehicle and a residence on Lane Avenue near Little Hunter being struck by bullets also.... Read more →


Stress and your child’s brain

by: Hank Pellissier | GREAT SCHOOLS Versión en español Stress! Bad for the body! Bad for the brain! We’ve seen the articles, watched the 11 o’clock news reports on the “silent killer,” and complained to friends and family about how stressed-out we are. While we all know that adult stress can lead to serious illnesses such as ulcers and hypertension, we don’t associate these maladies with children. But research suggests that chronically stressed children dopay a heavy price. In fact, they are at risk of... Read more →


Creek Road Bridge over I-295 overnight closures continue this week

Missing Moves project advances in Camden County Overnight detours this week in preparation of bridge demolition (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the Creek Road Bridge over I-295 will continue to be closed and detoured overnight this week as the Missing Moves project between I-295 and Route 42, advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Monday, May 4, until 12 midnight, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close one lane on the Creek Road Bridge... Read more →


Some Employees of Produce Market in Brooklawn Have COVID-19/Novel Coronavirus

updated/ corrected Saturday afternoon, May 2, 2020, we received the following Facebook message from Verichio's Produce regarding our questions that we asked on Wednesday. We wanted to know when they first learned that the employee was sick. Did they threaten her or any other employee with being fired if they told anyone they had the illness? Who made the statement we don't know since there was no name with the message As soon as we found out one of our employees had come down with... Read more →


Creek Road Bridge over I-295 to be closed and detoured as Missing Moves project advances in Camden County

Overnight closures necessary this week in preparation of bridge demolition (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the Creek Road Bridge over I-295 will be closed and detoured overnight this week as the Missing Moves project between I-295 and Route 42, advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Monday, April 27, until 12 midnight, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close one lane on the Creek Road Bridge over I-295 and maintain alternating traffic between Booth... Read more →


I-295 northbound /Route 42 northbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound to be closed tonight

TRAFFIC ALERT: for Direct Connection Signed detour will be in place overnight (Trenton) (April 27, 2020)- New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced an overnight closure of I-295 northbound and the Route 42 northbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 10 p.m., tonight, Monday, April 27, until 6 a.m., Tuesday, April 28, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., will close and detour I-295 northbound with all traffic being directed to Exit 26,... Read more →


(Video) Thunderbirds, Blue Angels to Salute NY, NJ and PA COVID-19 Responder/UPDATED!

UPDATED with FLIGHT PATTERN The image was taken from a April 22 video of the United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron "Thunderbirds" flyovers in Las Vegas, Nevada, and throughout Colorado. These flyovers symbolize their salute to our nation’s healthcare workers and first responders who are on the frontlines combating COVID-19 are a representation of American resolve and the American spirit. NAS PENSACOLA, Fla. – The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, and the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, will... Read more →


Camden County COVID 19 Numbers for Wed.

Gloucester Township, NJ) –The Camden County Department of Health is announcing ten new deaths caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County, as well as 97 additional confirmed cases of the disease. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 2,312 in Camden County today and 96 total fatalities. The following information is currently available regarding these most recent deaths in Camden County: Case 1: Female, 70s, Cherry Hill Case 2: Male, 60s, Camden City Case 3: Female, 70s, Camden City Case 4:... Read more →


Neo-Nazi Who Lived in Brooklawn Released From Custody, Placed on House Arrest

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CAMDEN CITY, NJ (April 22, 2020)--A spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Jersey told New Jersey 101.5 radio that Brooklawn resident Richard Tobin, the leader of a Neo-Nazi group, was released last week from prison on a $100,000 bond. Tobin, who was a former volunteer Brooklawn fireman, had been accused of organizing The Base, a neo-Nazi group that planned to vandalize synagogues. During an interview with FBI agents, Tobin said he dreamed about killing black people... Read more →


Storm Hits South Jersey, Large Tree and Electrical Wires Blown Down in Brooklawn (UPDATED)

UPDATED with New Photos. Besides Brooklawn some trees were blown over in the Cypress Gardens section of Gloucester City. One eyewitness said she saw a funnel when she looked out her window. “Huge trees were broken like they were tooth picks,” she said. Photos by Ronnie Crow and Scott Bryan Daisy Daily photo credit BROOKLAWN, NJ (April 21, 2020)- (CNBNews.net)-Gusty winds, heavy rain blew through the South Jersey area Tuesday afternoon knocking down trees and electrical wires. A large tree on Sixth Street in Brooklawn,... Read more →


CNBNews March & April Cheers and Jeers

Jakob, a Gloucester City Middle School student doing his part to fight the pandemic (source https://www.facebook.com/GloucesterMEC/) CHEERS-Jakob, a Gloucester City resident who is an 8th grader at the Gloucester City Middle School is making ear relief bands for doctors and nurses. The doctors and nurses wear masks for 12+ hours straight. Because of this, their ears get irritated and leave marks and cuts. The masks can attach to the ear relief bands and take the pressure off their ears. Jakob’s dad has a machine that... Read more →


Alleged Shoplifter Alycia Roman Charged with Throwing Urine on Correctional Officers

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (April 17, 2020)--The woman who was arrested on Sunday, April 12 at the Brooklawn Shoprite for shoplifting and other charges has been accused of additional crimes. The Camden City woman is facing charges after spitting on one grocery store employee and hitting another employee with her vehicle while reportedly shoplifting from the store then throwing urine on jail staff during her arrest, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Brooklawn Police Chief Shamus Ellis. Alycia Roman, 37, of Camden,... Read more →


Brooklawn and Gloucester City PD Arrest 2 for Violating COVID-19 Order; 1,478 Cases in Camden County

CNBNews Staff CAMDEN COUNTY, NJ (April 15, 2020)-- Brooklawn Police were summoned to the local ShopRite Store, Browning Road and Kings Highway on Sunday, April 12 because a woman was allegedly shoplifting. Police arrested Alycia Roman, 37, of Camden City who was charged with robbery (second degree), aggravated assault with a deadly weapon (third degree), shoplifting (disorderly persons offense), and violation of the emergency COVID-19 orders. “Store employees followed Roman to her vehicle after she allegedly walked out of the store with various items without... Read more →


Brooklawn Jelly Bean Jar Contest Winners

BROOKLAWN NJ (April 12, 2020)--The Borough of Brooklawn held a VIRTUAL JELLY BEAN JAR CONTEST this weekend. Residents were asked if they could guess how many jelly beans were in the jar above. The winning Brooklawn family would win a prize from the Easter Bunny. The total amount of jelly beans in the jar was 1,250. Because their estimates were so close three residents were named the winners. Each of them will receive a prize. They are: 1st Prize: The Bach Family of Pershing Rd.... Read more →


Borough of Brooklawn: Message from Mayor Theresa Branella and Chief Shamus Ellis:

4/1/2020 First, we hope all are doing well and hope all are healthy during this trying time. Remember, If you are in need of assistance, please do not hesitate to call our non-emergency number at 856-456-3434. We wanted to take a quick moment of your time so we can express our sincere gratitude to the residents and businesses of Brooklawn. We are in constant communication with each other, and over the past two weeks we have came to the same conclusion; that the overwhelming majority... Read more →


Barry Granstrom of Murray, Utah and Formerly of Brooklawn; Flight Attendant, GHS Alumnus

Murray, Utah and Formerly of Brooklawn - Suddenly, On Saturday, March 28, 2020. Age 42. Loving Son of Jerry “Skip” and Barbara Granstrom (nee Carpenter). Devoted brother of Keith (Samantha) Granstrom, Casey (fiancé Jennifer Rocco), Jeffrey (Michelle) Granstrom, Brian Granstrom and Evan Granstrom (girlfriend Cory Cassell). Survived by 9 beloved nieces and nephews. Survived by many beloved aunts, uncles and cousins. Barry was a 1994 graduate of Gloucester City High School and a resident of Brooklawn. For the past 22 years, Barry pursued his career... Read more →


*Have A Sweet Tooth? Sinfully Sweets is Just For You!

Related: Former Gloucester City Resident Opens Sinfully Sweets Candy Store 3/14-4-11 RELATED: CNB BUSINESS NEWS Read more →


Marian D Ehrmann, 88, of Mickleton, formerly of Brooklawn

Marian D Ehrmann, 88, of Mickleton, New Jersey, passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Atlantic City, NJ, Marian was a resident of Brooklawn for 35 years and has lived in Mickleton for the past 26 years. She was a graduate of Woodbury High School, Class of 1949, and married 51 years to her high school sweetheart James J. Ehrmann. Marian was devoted to her husband, and her pride and her greatest accomplishment was raising her 5 children.... Read more →


Multi-Alarm Fire Damages Two Properties on Orange St.

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews The fire started at 214 Orange Street, the unit next to it has water damage. (CNBNews photo) (GLOUCESTER CITY NJ)(April 1, 2020)--Gloucester City Fire Department (GCFD) was dispatched to the 200 unit block of Orange on Monday afternoon, March 31 for a dwelling fire. The fire broke out at 214 Orange Street, a three-story semi-detached wood frame property. It sits at the end of a row of four properties. The adjoining properties suffered water damage.Besides Gloucester City, eight other... Read more →


Camden County Coronavirus March 30 Update; 1st Case Reported in Brooklawn

(Gloucester Township, NJ) –The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 2 new deaths caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County. The first patient was a male resident of Gloucester Township in his 60s, the second was a female resident of Pine Hill in her 60s. “We are incredibly saddened by these tragic losses, and on behalf of the Freeholder Board and certainly the entire Camden County community, we send our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased,” said Freeholder Director... Read more →


Christopher J. Boldizar, age 54, of Brooklawn

BROOKLAWN, NJ --Christopher J. Boldizar, age 54, of Brooklawn, NJ, passed away peacefully on March 20, 2020, at home after a brave battle with Pancreatic Cancer, with his loving family by his side. Chris was the loving husband of Linda Griffith-Boldizar. Loving father of Brittany, Christopher (Hannah), Sydney and Paige. Cherished grandfather of Gracie, Maddox, Quinn and Myla. Beloved son of Daniel Connelly and the late Judy Lee Connelly (née Hopkins). Loving brother of Randy (Patti), Eric (Andrea), Jennifer (John), Daniel (Lynn), Jason (Christina) and... Read more →