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Bellmawr Traffic Alert: Rt 295 Right Lane Closed Tonight

Reposition construction barrier in Bellmawr Long-term shoulder closure necessary to create a work zone (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials are reminding motorists that the right lane on I-295 northbound is scheduled to be closed tonight to reposition the construction barrier for retaining wall reconstruction as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. The right lane on I-295 northbound will be closed from 9 p.m. tonight, Monday, August 15, until 5 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, August 16. The closure will begin just past the Creek Road overpass before Exit 26, where the highway splits for I-76... Read more →


American Legion World Series Semifinals Today Starting At 4PM; See Videos of Sunday Games

ALWS Game 10: Alabama rallies to reach semifinals By Richard Walker SHELBY, N.C. (August 14, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Troy (Ala.) Post 70 became the second 2022 American Legion World Series semifinalist on Sunday afternoon. And Post 70’s 4-3 come-from-behind victory over League City (Tex.) Post 554 meant head coach Ross Hixon could finally take a deep breath shortly after the game’s final out. “It feels good to breathe a little bit,” Hixon said after his team improved to 2-1 in pool play and took their division’s top seed into Monday’s semifinals. “It was a heckuva baseball game. If anybody missed it, they need... Read more →


NEW PATCO TIMETABLE EFFECTIVE MONDAY

A new PATCO weekday schedule will take effect on Monday, August 15, with trains running every eight minutes during rush hours. The time adjustments were developed to increase schedule reliability and streamline rush hour departures with equal time intervals. The new schedule maintains frequent train service based on ridership needs. New schedule at-a-glance: Weekday Service: Morning Owl Service – No change. Morning Rush Hours – Trains run every 8 minutes for peak westbound travel. Daytime – No change. Trains run every 15 minutes. Evening Rush Hours – Trains run every 8 minutes for peak eastbound travel. Late Evening – Trains... Read more →


When School Begins Will Your Child Have Mental Health Problems?

On Our Sleeves® Survey Reveals Most Parents Believe Their Children Will Have Mental Health-Related Challenges Going Back to School Newswise — COLUMBUS, Ohio (August 8, 2022) — Every new school year comes with its own set of emotions – from worry to excitement – for kids. After years of a global pandemic, safety concerns and other stresses of today, we have to prioritize checking in with children to understand what they are thinking and feeling. A new national survey conducted online by The Harris Poll on behalf of On Our Sleeves, the movement for children’s mental health, finds that 79%... Read more →


American Legion World Series Begins August 11; Meet The Eight Teams

By Richard Walker Aug 09, 2022 Teams arrive in Shelby on Tuesday for The American Legion World Series. Photo by Chet Strange/The American Legion Three of the eight teams in the 2022 American Legion World Series are making their first appearance in the tournament, which begins Aug. 11 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. Troy (Ala.) Post 70, Camden (S.C.) Post 17 and League City (Texas) Post 554 are the first-time ALWS teams in the 95th edition of the event. Rounding out the field are two-time defending champion Idaho Falls (Idaho) Post 56, one-time champions Midland (Mich.)... Read more →


American Legion Baseball: Brooklawn Post 72 Defeated by Allentown for Second Year in a Row

Wood Ridge baseball field WOOD RIDGE NJ (August 6, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--For the second year in a row the Brooklawn American Legion Post 72 Red baseball team was knocked out of the state tournament by Allentown American Legion. The NJ American Legion State Championship game was played July 28 game at the Wood Ridge Athletics Complex. The final score was 2-0. Following the game, Allentown baseball manager Sahil Thakur told the Trentonian Times that he and his players had a plan and they stayed "with that strategy" throughout the game. Brooklawn has dominated the State Legion Championship tournament for decades winning 30... Read more →


Gloucester City GOP Release Statement Regarding Democrat Control City Violating New Jersey Sick Leave Law

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 2, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The NJ Office of the State Comptroller released a report two weeks ago regarding some municipalities' illegal use of sick leave. The Comptroller’s report stated that 95% of the 60 towns it surveyed were not following laws limiting sick leave payments. According to NJ1015.com the Comptroller said these communities were wasting taxpayer funds which add to higher property tax bills. Gloucester City is one of the communities who violated the state law, according to the Comptroller's report. Today, the Gloucester City Republican Committee and the Republican City Council Candidates released the following prepared statement about... Read more →


*NJ Fire Fighter Jobs Open (all jurisdictions)

Symbol: M9999D Title: FIRE FIGHTER Issue Date: 07/01/2022 Closing Date: 08/31/2022 Jurisdiction: ALL LOCAL JURISDICTIONS Salary: * Num. of Positions: Vacancies Anticipated Workweek: 40 Hours per week Application Fee: $35.00 IMPORTANT INFORMATION: NOTE: Before proceeding, you MUST click here and read the "FIRE FIGHTER FACT SHEET". Applicants must be citizens of the United States as of August 31, 2022. Applicants must meet residency preferences specified on the Fire Fighter Fact Sheet as of August 31, 2022. Applicants must be high school or vocational high school graduates, or possess an approved high school equivalent certificate by August 31, 2022. Applicants must... Read more →


If A Nuclear Bomb Was Dropped on Philadelphia What would happen to New Jersey?

image courtesy of Nukemap GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (JULY 31, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--With all this talk of a war between the United States with China or Russia, one has to wonder what would happen here in Southern New Jersey if a nuclear bomb was dropped on the City of Philadelphia the largest metropolitan city in the Delaware Valley. To answer that question wpgtalkradio.com/ used NUKEMAP by Alex Wellerstein to see what would happen if a nuclear warhead hit New York, Philadelphia, Washington or New Jersey. The models show what would happen in aerial detonation, meaning the bomb would be set off in the... Read more →


Thief Steals Package from Brooklawn Homeowner

BROOKLAWN, NJ (July 27, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--A delivery driver left a package on the front porch of a Brooklawn residence today, Wednesday. Shortly thereafter, the homeowner's Ring camera captured this woman on video stealing the package. If you can identify the suspect, call the Brooklawn Police at 856-456-0750 Website http://www.brooklawn-nj.com/police_department Read more →


Gloucester City Cops and Good Samaritans Honored for Rescuing Accident Victim from Delaware River

image source Gloucester City Police Dept. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 13, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The police officers and civilians who helped rescue the driver of the vehicle that crashed into the Freedom Pier safety barrier were honored recently The car landed upside down in the Delaware River. Pictured from left to right are Mayor Dayl Baile, Officer John Bryszewski Jr., Officer Sean Gartland, and D/Sgt. Carlos Depoder received a Life-Saving Award for the water rescue. Good Samaritans Gene Blemmings, Michael Natrin, and Stratis Taniakos (not pictured), we’re presented with a proclamation from Assemblymen Bill Moen (wearing mask) and Mayor Baile for their help... Read more →


CNB Traffic Alert: Route 42 southbound ramp closures at Leaf Avenue tonight

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced ramp closures on Route 42 southbound at Leaf Avenue/Exit 14 tonight as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. This is a continuation of work that began last month. Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Thursday, July 21, until 5 a.m., tomorrow, Friday, July 22, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the ramps from Route 42 southbound to Leaf Avenue/Harding Avenue and from Leaf Avenue to Route 42 southbound. The closures are necessary to install overhang brackets. The following detours will... Read more →


Brooklawn American Legion Post 72 Opens State Finals Friday

The New Jersey State 2021 Runner-Up Brooklawn Legion the 2022 District 4 Champions opens play 3:30 Friday in Woodridge New Jersey, overlooking Manhattan NY, seeking revenge from 2021 Brooklawn the lone unbeaten team in 2021 Championship Game lost to a one loss team. Because of Tournament rules the Championship game was winner take all regardless of record The Brookers, a common name when Legion Baseball State Playoffs start will face District 4 runner-up Mullica Hill. Brooklawn with an overall season record of 22 - 2, defeated Mullica Hill the 2 times they met this season. Brooklawn lost one game locally... Read more →


*You Are Invited: The Belles of St. Marys/St Mary's Cadet Mass and Lunch August 8

MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 2022 AT 8 AM LOVE, PRAY, EAT EVENT OF THE BELLE'S OF SAINT MARY'S / SAINT MARY'S CADETS GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 18, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Former alumni and friends of The Belles's of Saint Mary's/Saint Mary's Cadets, and anyone affiliated with either group are invited to attend a memorial mass at 8 AM at Saint Mary's Church, Monmouth and Atlantic Streets on Monday, August 8. (Coffee/Snacks to follow). On the same day at 12 noon those interested are invited to lunch at the Empire Diner, Brooklawn Circle, Brooklawn. Please send the year you graduated and marched, taught to Carol... Read more →


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Gloucester City & Bellmawr CITED; Good News; Big Change at Moorestown Mall; Nudity in NJ; CNBNews Opinion

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY and BELLMAWR AMONG 57 VIOLATING LAW--The NJ Office of the State Comptroller released a report last week regarding some municipalities' illegal use of sick leave. The Comptroller’s report stated that 95% of the 60 towns it surveyed were not following laws limiting sick leave payments. According to NJ1015.com the Comptroller said these communities were wasting taxpayer funds which add to higher property tax bills. Only three of those 60 complied with the 2007/2010 law. Many towns allow public workers to convert unused sick days into yearly bonuses. Some promised to make extensive... Read more →


CNB TRAFFIC ALERT: Rt. 295 Southbound/Al-Jo Curve and Route 42 Northbound to Closed Friday Night

I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve and Route 42 northbound lanes and Exit 1B to be closed and detoured Friday night...Overnight closures necessary to repair attenuators... CNBNews graphic file (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the Friday night closure of the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound, also known as Al-Jo's Curve, and the closure of Route 42 northbound lanes and Exit 1B to I-295 northbound for emergency guiderail and attenuator repairs as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. I-295 southbound closure The I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and... Read more →


Len Lacovara Jr., Brooklawn Policeman, Owner of J&L Delivery, Army Veteran, GCHS Alum Class of '56

Leonard L. Lacovara, Jr. passed away peacefully with his family by his side on July 10, 2022 at the age of 85. Resident of Mantua, formerly of Brooklawn. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Josette (nee Seyller); children: Nicholas (Lisa), John (Barbara), the late Len, and Marc (Donna); grandchildren: Crystal, Niccole, the late Marc (Alesa), Lauren, Kaitlyn (Anthony), Lenny, and Kendal; great-grandchildren: Noah, Rylie, Chloe, Alex, Carter Jo, and Cooper; sister, Danielle. Len was a stand-out athlete at Gloucester Catholic High School (Class of 1956) where he played football, basketball, baseball, and track. He is a proud... Read more →


Florida American Legion Post 135 Provides July 4 Escape’ for Veterans

wanting to get away from fireworks The American Legion JUL 05, 2022 After spending 10 years in the U.S. Air Force – much of that time as a field medic assigned to an Army unit in Afghanistan – Staff Sgt. Sean Liebman received an honorable discharge and a 90-percent disability rating in June 2020. He moved from Maryland to Crystal River, Fla., was close to opening a gym, was working to get licensed to teach CPR and began bowling at Manatee Lanes. It was doing the latter where he met and became friends with Vicky Post – and it was... Read more →


Owen William “Dink” Brennan, age 81; Member of Carpenter's Local #430 and #539, GHS Alumnus

Haddon Township – Formerly of Lake Worth, Florida, Gloucester City and West Collingswood Heights. Suddenly, On June 20, 2022. Age 81. Loving father of Owen William “Dink” Brennan Michael V. Brennan and Noelle D. Gray. Beloved grandfather of Ashley (David) Tori, Matthew Gray and Emily Gray. Dear brother of Eleanor K. (late Donald E. Sr.) McMichael. Survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. Owen was known to all as “Dink” and was born in Camden City. He was raised in Gloucester City and was a proud graduate of Gloucester City High School Class of 1959. Dink was a... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: The Numbers Don't Lie

by Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Contributor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 30, 2022)--A retired NJEA teacher got very upset with me for bringing attention to facts about Gloucester City's schools that are openly available on the city's and state's web pages. The teacher demanded that I stop writing about the schools. That will never happen, but I did allow a little time for the restoration of tranquility. I'm back. I looked into U.S. News trying to verify that which was written about Camden County school ratings for the 2021/2022 school year. Here are their ratings of the county's high schools (from... Read more →


Rob Radlinger, 49, of Gloucester City/Brooklawn; Mustangs Coach, Bartender, GHS Alum

On June 26, 2022. Age 49. Of Gloucester City. Formerly of Brooklawn. Loving father of Kevin Radlinger, AJ Radlinger, Jack Radlinger, Michael Ritchie and Brandon Kraft. Loving fiancé of Lisa Ritchie. Beloved brother of Cherrie Hammer (Don) and Lisa Radlinger. Also survived by many cousins and loving friends who became family. Rob was predeceased by his parents, Jack and Eleanor Radlinger (nee Kubala). Rob was a graduate of Gloucester High School class of 1991. He worked many years as a corrections officer in Camden County. Rob was a longtime coach and mentor for Gloucester City Mustangs Football. He was a... Read more →


A LOOK BACK AT THE BEGINNING OF AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL

History of American Legion Baseball American Legion Baseball is a national institution, having thrived through a world war, several national tragedies, and times of great prosperity as well as great despair. The league still stands behind the traditional values upon which it was founded in 1925. American Legion Baseball has taught hundreds of thousands of young Americans the importance of sportsmanship, good health and active citizenship. The program is also a promoter of equality, making teammates out of young athletes regardless of their income levels or social standings. American Legion Baseball has been and continues to be, a stepping stone... Read more →


Bridgeway to Deliver Critical Mental Health Crisis Response Services to Schools

UNION, N.J., June 22, 2022 – Bridgeway Behavioral Health Services, formerly Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, northern New Jersey’s leading mental health services organization, will deliver critical school-based mental health care to children and families in Somerset County and Union County schools. These services are supported through federal funding for Outpatient Counseling Services in Union County, and funding from Somerset County for school-based services. Bridgeway will also provide training and support to school personnel. Seven out of 10 public schools reported increases in children seeking mental health services since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey by the Institute... Read more →


Breathe Easy Signs Placed Throughout Camden County

(Blackwood, NJ) – Tobacco Free for a Healthy New Jersey (TFHNJ) recently donated 500 Breathe Easy signs to the Camden County Health Department in order to provide residents with smoke-free air in public green spaces. The goal of the donation is to distribute Breathe Easy signs to all 36 municipalities and in every park across Camden County, free of charge. These are metal signs that include the updated Smoke Free Air Act information and a no-marijuana symbol on them. “Secondhand smoke is a serious health hazard that causes a variety of diseases, such as heart disease and various cancers, and... Read more →


Brooklawn's Fireworks Saturday Night; Annual Independence Day Celebration to be Held Monday, July 4

BROOKLAWN RESIDENTS--The borough's annual fireworks display will be held Saturday, June 25 (tonight). The event begins at 6 PM with the fireworks starting shortly after dusk. The Borough's Annual 4th of July Celebration will be held on Monday, July 4. The public is invited to come out and enjoy the celebration! The parade will begin at 10 am at New Broadway and Chestnut St. and travel south along New Broadway crossing the railroad tracks across from Lipkins Pharmacy to Memorial Park. SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY: 9:00 – 9:45 am Parade Registration at West Side Firehouse (New Broadway & Chestnut St.)... Read more →


Parking and Travel Restrictions for Gloucester City Fireworks

via GIFER GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 15, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Lt. Jason Flood, the spokesman for the Gloucester City Police Department released the following information pertaining to parking and travel restrictions for the upcoming June 25 fireworks being held at Proprietors Park. Read more →


Gloucester City's 4th of July Fireworks on the Waterfront Sat.

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 6, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)---Gloucester City is thrilled to celebrate the founding of our great nation the evening of Saturday, June 25th at Proprietor's Park with a wonderful waterfront fireworks display. The park is located at King Street and Jersey Avenue at the Delaware River. In the above Google street view image, Proprietors Park is located on the left. Mayor, Council, and Celebrations Committee's 4th of July themed community event will have food, family friendly games, and a fancy festive Independence Day decorated bicycle and stroller procession. The Google Map below shows the exact location of Proprietors Park. Read more →


PATCO Announces Priority Trackwork Schedule for Today and Thursday

A priority trackwork schedule is in effect for Wednesday, June 22 and Thursday, June 23. The adjusted schedule is required due to an interlocking taken out of service. Interlockings allow trains to cross over from one track to the other. The outage impacts how quickly PATCO can turn around westbound trains arriving at 15/16th & Locust St. Station for eastbound service to Lindenwold. During Wednesday’s evening rush hour, eastbound trains will operate every 7-8 minutes. For Thursday's morning rush hour, westbound trains will operate every 7-8 minutes. VIEW SCHEDULE Read more →


Help prevent overnight car burglaries

TAKE your keys/FOB, REMOVE your valuables, and LOCK your vehicle. Moorestown and surrounding municipalities have seen an increase in overnight car burglaries, primarily from unlocked vehicles. Residents are urged to-- Take your keys/FOB, Remove any valuables from plain view, and Lock your vehicle. Help Prevent Car Burglaries • Do not leave valuables in plain view: (GPS devices, lap tops, PDA’s, cell phones, MP3’s, wallets, purses) • Do not leave windows or sunroof open. • Do not leave doors unlocked. • Do not leave keys/FOBs in the vehicle. • Do not leave the garage door opener in plain view. Use a... Read more →


CNB TRAFFIC ALERT: Route 42 southbound overnight ramp closures at Leaf Avenue continue

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced ramp closures will continue nightly this week on Route 42 southbound at Leaf Avenue/Exit 14 as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. This is a continuation of work that began last week. Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Monday, June 20, until 5 a.m., tomorrow, Tuesday, June 21, and continuing each night through Friday, June 24, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the ramps from Leaf Avenue to Route 42 southbound and from Route 42 southbound to Leaf Avenue/Harding Avenue.... Read more →


The Story Behind The Story:

The Annoying "Boom-Car" Parties(video)

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNewsnet Finally, someone has heard our calls for help. At least since 2017, those of us on the New Jersey side of the Delaware River have been suffering from the effects of "Boom-Car" Parties. If you are new to the South Jersey area these are trucks and cars loaded with sound equipment so intense that houses from Gloucester County up to Burlington County shake and things fall from the shelves and walls much like a small earthquake. Usually, this noise, being termed music, is coming from the Philadelphia area. The Cinnaminson police have been the most aggressive... Read more →


World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Camden City N.J.-Wednesday, June 15, 2022, is observed as WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY. Elder abuse is defined as any knowing, intentional or negligent act by a caregiver or any person that causes harm or serious risk of harm to a vulnerable adult, according to the Division of Aging Services New Jersey Department of Human Services. Each year, hundreds of thousands of older people are subject to elder abuse. Many of them are frail, and vulnerable, and rely on others to meet their most basic needs. Abusers can be children, family members, trusted friends, or even professionals hired to provide... Read more →


Camden County Summer Concerts

2022 Summer Park Events Guide See What Summer Has to Offer in This Year's Jam Packed Guide, Including Many Concerts and Events The 2022 Park Events Guide is your family’s ticket to an amazing season of fun and entertainment. Celebrate Independence Day at the Camden County Freedom Festival at Wiggins Waterfront Park featuring a performance from the O’Jays or check out the cool sounds of the Sundown Music Series at the McLaughlin Norcross Memorial Dell at Haddon Lake Park. From kayaking to exercise classes, horseback riding and more, this summer’s lineup of events has something fun for everyone. Whether you... Read more →


CNBNewsnet Travel: Route 42 southbound overnight ramp closures at Leaf Avenue this week

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced ramp closures will continue nightly this week on Route 42 southbound at Leaf Avenue/Exit 14 as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. CNBNEWSNET TRAFFIC Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, June 7, until 6 a.m., tomorrow, Wednesday, June 8, and continuing each night through Friday, June 10, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the ramps from Leaf Avenue to Route 42 southbound and from Route 42 southbound to Leaf Avenue/Harding Avenue. The closures are necessary to place steel beams.... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: New Jersey American Water Announces 2022 Volunteer Firefighter and EMS Grant Recipients

23 departments receive over $41,000 in funding CAMDEN CITY N.J. – JUNE 8, 2022 – New Jersey American Water announced today the recipients of its 2022 Volunteer Fire and EMS Grant Program. This year, 23 volunteer fire and EMS departments located within the company’s service areas have been chosen to receive grants, totaling over $41,000, which will be used to support initiatives, training and/or upgraded equipment to help the responders better protect themselves and the communities they serve. “Safety is an integral part of our company and its culture. That is why we are proud to continue to support the... Read more →


A Message from Brooklawn Mayor Teri Branella

Dear Friends and Neighbors: May is the month that I moved to Brooklawn… 37 years ago! The house needed a lot of work. I thought it would be a perfect project for my dad who had just retired. So, I moved in, and we got started renovating. I figured I’d stay 5-7 years and move on. Well, that just didn’t happen. Simply put, I fell in love with Brooklawn. I loved the way I felt part of a community, part of a neighborhood. Neighbors look out for one another. In 2001, I was fortunate to be asked to fill a... Read more →


Gloucester High School Superintendent Named to the Dual Role of HS Principal; New Salary Unknown

Gloucester City High School (CNBNewsnet photo) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 5, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--School Superintendent Sean Gorman announced on Friday that he has been appointed the principal of the high school, and he will also continue in his role as district superintendent. In the same announcement, Gorman said that Donna Lacovara was named the principal of the Gloucester City Middle School. Gorman, who was the former high school principal, was named to his present position on July 1, 2021, at a starting salary of $165,000. Over the life of the three-year contract, Gorman's salary will increase by $10,100 or to $175,100 in... Read more →


SHOW ME YOUR FRIENDS OUR SHOW YOU YOUR FUTURE

(Camden City, NJ) – The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to dramatically alter our day-to-day activities. From small adjustments like mandatory mask-wearing, to life-changing events like lost loved ones or prolonged unemployment, the pandemic can be a serious strain on mental health. For some, managing comes easy, but for those struggling to cope, support is available. “From the beginning of this pandemic, we have been fighting a war on multiple fronts. While much of our collective attention has been paid to protecting physical health, we need everyone to make sure they are closely monitoring their mental health as well,” said... Read more →


Jimmie Johnson of The American Legion Named Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year

image courtesy of The American Legion By Bruce Martin May 31, 2022 THE AMERICAN LEGION Jimmie Johnson of The American Legion capped off his rookie “Month of May” at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with the 2022 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year Award. Johnson was presented with the honor during Monday night’s Indianapolis 500 Victory Celebration at the JW Marriott Hotel in downtown Indianapolis. Despite a disappointing 28th-place finish, Johnson’s award takes into consideration the entire month at the Indianapolis 500, not just Race Day. The criteria for the award is based on the following: “The Indianapolis 500 Rookie of... Read more →


We Can Foundation Walk to Remember June 19

PINE GROVE FIRE HALL, 9TH, AND JERSEY AVENUE If you are unable to attend and would like to make a donation send your check or money order to We Can Foundation, 573 Homewood Lane, Williamstown NJ 08094 TIME 12 NOON TO 3 PM RELATED: So Who is George Merryfield ? The new face of fentanyl addiction: Kati's story Read more →


NJ Will Spend $21.4M to Reduce Litter; But If The Public and City Governments Don't Do Their Part...

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 31, 2022)--The DEP is increasing the Local Government Clean Communities Grants by $700,000 over prior years. But, as these current photos show taken in Gloucester City, all the money in the world will not do a thing if the residents and local government don't do their part in keeping the city free of the trash. People are still using the field across from the Cold Springs School, Gloucester City to dump their trash. Likewise, Water Street, (below) also in Gloucester City, has become a favorite site for people to dump concrete and other building materials. At... Read more →


Memorial Day, A Time To Honor The Fallen Heroes In Gloucester City And In Every Community Throughout Our Nation

Gloucester High School War Memorial (CNBNewsnet photo credit) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 29, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester High School has erected a wonderful tribute to honor those residents who died for our country. The beautiful war memorial is placed near the entrance to the school, Market Street and Crescent Blvd. The names of the residents who fought in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the War on Terrorism are inscribed on a bronze plaque. Insignias of each of the branches of the service are engraved at the bottom of the... Read more →


*CASSIDY’S MEMORIAL DAY Baseball Clinic May 30th

Location: Brooklawn, NJ Address: Pershing Rd , Brooklawn, NJ 08030 Phone: 8563044632 Dates: 05/30/22 - 05/30/22 Ages: U8 U9 U10 U11 U12 Contact: Joshua M Cassidy - Please do not contact (spam) Joshua M Cassidy for reasons other than the purpose of the listing. Cassidy’s Baseball clinic is designed to teach the skills, techniques, fundamentals, and knowledge of baseball under the guidance of an experienced coaching staff. This 4-hour clinic offers an opportunity for all athletes, regardless of ability level, to participate in an exciting clinic of baseball training and game simulation. Age and skill levels will be separated into... Read more →


Daria Giles, of Brooklawn/Ocean City, age 68; Part Owner of the Westbrook Family Bowling Center for 50 Years

BROOKLAWN, NJ (May 25, 2022)--Saturday, May 21, 2022 Daria Giles, (nee Cerrone) of Brooklawn and Ocean City died at the age of 68. Loving and devoted wife and best friend of 48 years to James W. Giles. Loving mother of Ryan Giles (Caitlin) and Aysha Giles (John). Cherished Mom-Mom of Abby (the favorite), Liam, Ky, Kez, Molly (the dog), and the turtles. Beloved sister of Joanne Franco (Mike) and Aunt to Michael, Shelle, and Kell; dearest friend of Annie and Karen. Predeceased by her parents, Joseph J. Cerrone and Doris L. Cerrone (nee Sprague). Daria was a pillar in her... Read more →


Daniel Connelly, age 41, of Brooklawn; Fence Installer, Eagles Fan

Daniel Connelly, age 41, born and raised in Brooklawn, NJ. He is the son of Daniel Connelly and the late Judy (Hopkins). Beloved father of Adriana Danielle; soul mate to Lynn Amatrudo; brother to Jennifer (John), Randy (Patricia), Eric (Andrea), Lisa (Jack), predeceased by his brother Chris, and his many nieces and nephews. Danny worked for many years as a fence installer with Wilmar Fence in Deptford, NJ. He was very proud of his work. Danny loved his family and friends and always enjoyed getting together. He was always the life of the party. Danny loved the Eagles. His daughter... Read more →


WE CAN WALK TO REMEMBER JUNE 19

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (CNBNews)The annual We Can Foundation Walk to Remember will be held on June 19, at the Pine Grove Fire Hall, 9th and Jersey Avenue, Gloucester City. The organization helps people who are fighting addiction. The public is invited to attend. If you are unable to attend and would like to make a donation send your check or money order to We Can Foundation, 573 Homewood Lane, Williamstown NJ 08094 RELATED: So Who is George Merryfield ? ##### SHOW ME YOUR FRIENDS AND I'LL SHOW YOU YOUR FUTURE Read more →


CNB TRAFFIC ALERT: I-295 Southbound Lane Closures Friday Night in Camden and Gloucester Counties

Closures necessary to establish a new traffic pattern (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced lane closures on I-295 southbound tonight as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County, and Deptford, Gloucester County. Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Friday, May 20, until 6 a.m., tomorrow, Saturday, May 21, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close and detour I-295 southbound after the Browning Road Bridge with all traffic directed to Route 42 southbound. The following detour will be in place: I-295 southbound detour: Motorists traveling on I-295 southbound will be directed... Read more →


Gloucester City's Waterfront 4th of July Fireworks June 25

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 3, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)---Gloucester City is thrilled to celebrate the founding of our great nation the evening of Saturday, June 25th at Proprietor's Park with a wonderful waterfront fireworks display. The park is located at King Street and Jersey Avenue at the Delaware River. In the above Google street view image, Proprietors Park is located on the left. Mayor, Council, and Celebrations Committee's 4th of July themed community event will have food, family friendly games, and a fancy festive Independence Day decorated bicycle and stroller procession. Be sure to follow Gloucester City's social media posts and website for... Read more →


Actor, Comedian Joe Piscopo Joins Sons of the American Legion

SAL National Commander Michael Fox participates in an induction ceremony for former Saturday Night Live cast member Joe Piscopo in Woodstock, Ill., on May 14, 2022. Photo by Alex Wroblewski / The American Legion By Andy Proffet MAY 15, 2022 At the height of the Vietnam War, Joe Piscopo and his father had a life-changing conversation. “I was the worst student ever in high school. I got kicked out so many times. But my father was great, he got me through. Then he wanted me to go to college,” Piscopo recalled. Piscopo wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps and... Read more →