NEWS, SPORTS, COMMENTARY, POLITICS for Gloucester City and the Surrounding Areas of South Jersey and Philadelphia

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Letters to the Editor: Red Lobster Explains Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Dear Guests, You may be aware that Red Lobster filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. We’d like to take a moment to explain what this means for our company, and for you, our valued guests. For more than five decades Red Lobster has been a part of your family’s life. We’ve been there for your celebrations, big and small. We may be the place that you first discovered your love of seafood. Or where you met the love of your life on a first date. Birthdays, graduations, anniversaries and yes, weddings. We’ve been here for them all. And Red Lobster... Read more →


FIRE AT HOLT MARINE TERMINAL, Gloucester City; Due to the Fire, Residents Asked to Curb Water Usage

URGENT URGENT ALERT: LIMITED WATER RESOURCES LAST UPDATED: MAY 21, 2024 - 12:07PM URGENT NOTICE: Attention all residents: The Gloucester City Department of Utilities requires that you limit water usage for the next few hours due to the fire at the Holt location, which is depleting our water resources. Your cooperation is crucial. Thank you for your understanding. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 21, 2024)(CNBNews)--There was a fire at the Gloucester Marine Terminals on King and Essex Streets at around 10 AM today. One of the huge cranes caught fire, causing thick smoke that severely limited visibility. As far as we... Read more →


Gloucester City Police Request Mutual Aid to Stop Disturbance Involving Juveniles and Adults

The incident occurred in the area of Broadway and Ridgeway Street. Because of the number of people involved in the rumble, Gloucester City Police requested help from surrounding communities. It is not known what started the street fight. The police cars above were parked on Broadway between Market and Ridgeway Streets. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 19, 2024)(CNBNews)—Gloucester City police were called to the Broadway and Ridgeway Street intersection at approximately 10 PM Sunday, May 19, to curb a disturbance involving adults and juveniles. According to the GCPD, there was a large fight on Broadway and Ridgeway Street involving juveniles and... Read more →


Cannabis Business to Replace Webers, Brooklawn; Bogey's Waterfront Restaurant at a Standstill

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor THE WEBERS Drive-In RESTAURANT on U.S. Rt 130, Brooklawn, has been demolished to make room for another marijuana business. WEBERS had the most delicious rootbeer which was served in frozen drinking mugs. It was built in the 1960s and was a favorite spot for teenagers who took their dates there after a dance or a movie. BROOKLAWN, NJ (MAY 16, 2024)(CNBNews)--According to Brooklawn Borough Administrator Ryan Giles, a company named 310 Crescent Blvd LLC bought the Webers property for $750,000. Giles said a Cannabis Cultivation and Manufacturing Complex will be built on the... Read more →


Louis Wronski, of Voorhees, age 94

Voorhees, NJ. On May 12, 2024, age 94. Louis is survived by the caring staff of the Autumn Lake Healthcare at Voorhees. His burial will be in the Waterford Memorial Park Cemetery, 629 Pestletown Road, Waterford, NJ 08089 at a date and time to be announced. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Louis Wronski. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through McCann-Healey Funeral Home, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142. Read more →


Margayanret Tandourjian, 90, of Mt. Laurel

Margaret Tandourjian, Age 90, Of Mount Laurel, (nee Yayhlain) the adoring wife of the late Rostom R. Tandourjian for 61 years, passed away peacefully on May 16, 2024. She was the loving mother of Marc Tandourjian, Aaron Tandourjian and his wife Mary, and the late Lisa Cook. Margaret was the devoted grandmother of Katie Retkowski and her husband Michael, Amanda Dooley and her husband John, great-grandmother to John Ryan, Alisa, and Jackson. Grandmother to Mary Margaret, Gregory Tandourjian, and Chrysti Cook. She was predeceased by her grandson, Michael Cook. Margaret was born on April 11th, 1934, in Pontiac, Michigan. She... Read more →


Chad Vega, 67, of Maple Shade

Maple Shade, NJ. On May 14, 2024, age 67. Born in Puerto Rico. Chad is survived by his ex-wife Josephine Bentley and the caring staff of the Palace Care Center, Maple Shade, NJ. Chad proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. His burial will be announced at a later date. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Chad Vega. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCann-Healey Funeral Home, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142. Read more →


Joseph Conpra, of Toms River, Korean War Army Veteran, Boilermaker

Toms River, NJ. On May 15, 2024, age 89. Born in Philadelphia, PA. Joseph was predeceased by his loving wife, Gertude E. Conpra in 2022. Joseph proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and later worked as a Boilermaker. His burial will be in the BG William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 350 Province Line Road, Wrightstown, NJ 08562 at a date and time to be announced. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Joseph Conpra. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCann-Healey Funeral Home, Gloucester City. Ph:... Read more →


Is The Latest Development Plan for Gloucester City's Waterfront Just DEJAVU ?

Dorothy Philbin and William E. Cleary Sr. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 18, 2024)(CNBNews)-In the August 24, 2023 edition of the Courier Post, there was a large article about upscale apartments to be built at Freedom Pier. However, nine months later, little activity was observed. I wondered if this is another of the many construction projects planned for the waterfront that have fallen through over nearly 40 years. Many of them were announced right before an election. Once the election was over, the plans were put on the shelf to gather dust. Not too long ago, ClearysNoteBook listed the many failed... Read more →


Van Drew Relaunches the Bureau of Prisons Reform Caucus

Washington, DC - Today, Representative Van Drew (R-NJ) along with Representative Cartwright (D-PA) announced the relaunch of the bipartisan Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Reform Caucus. Joined by 12 other members of Congress, this caucus is committed to addressing the issues plaguing our federal prison system, such as understaffing, poor working conditions, and staff retention. The BOP Reform Caucus will address these issues head-on to advocate for policies that aim to improve the overall effectiveness of the BOP workforce. "I am pleased to announce the launch of the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Reform Caucus," said Rep. Van Drew. "With Federal Corrective... Read more →


Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Camden County will host six hazardous waste collections this year. During these collections, county residents can bring hazardous materials not suited to be thrown out into the regular garbage such as antifreeze, oil-based paints, weed killer, household cleansers and more. At each collection, all residents must show proof of residency and remain in their vehicles throughout the event. All materials to be dropped off should be placed in the rear cargo area of the vehicle, not in the passenger seating area. Read more →


Winslow Township Memorial Day Event, Monday, May 27 at 10AM

Winslow Township Memorial Day Event Monday, May 27, 2024 at 10am War Memorial Site 125 S. Route 73 (by Municipal Complex) Braddock, NJ 08037 Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome to attend. Read more →


From May 9 to May 14:

Philadelphia Crime Report: Several Police Officers Attacked, Two Murders, Shooting, and Stabbing

photos provided PHILADELPHIA, PA (MAY 14, 2024)--The Philadelphia Police Department is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the female depicted in the attached photos. She is wanted for questioning in regards to the aggravated assault and robbery of an off-duty Philadelphia Police Officer that occurred on Sunday, 05/12/24 at approximately 7:12 am at 2100 West Oxford Street. During the assault, the officer was able to disarm his attacker and discharge the offender's firearm. Anyone with information should call 215 686-TIPS (8477) ========= RETAIL THEFT AT LULULEMON STORE MAY 9, 2024 PHILADELPHIA – On Thursday, May 9, 2024, at approximately 5:06... Read more →


Barry R. Hammel, of Monroeville, formerly of Gloucester City; GHS Alumnus Class of '77

On May 13, 2024. Age 65. Of Monroeville. Formerly of Gloucester City. Beloved son of the late Fred and Dorothy Hammel (nee Burke). Loving brother of Gene Hammel and his wife, Eleanor and the late Steve Hammel. Beloved uncle of Monica Hammel, Keith Hammel and Dean Hammel (Erica) and great uncle of Freddy, Cody, Dakota, Dean, Lexi, Jordan and Damon. Barry was a graduate of Gloucester High School class of 1977. He enjoyed volunteering as a companion, calling and speaking to other seniors, making sure that they were OK and taking their medication’s every day. This gave Barry great satisfaction... Read more →


Joseph T. Cuff, of Lindenwold and Collingswood, Korean War Veteran, Bartender at The Krazy Kat

On May 12, 2024. Age 96. Of Lindenwold. Formerly a longtime resident of Collingswood. Predeceased by his wife, Marjorie Ann Cuff; son, Joseph Cuff; grandchildren, Lori Ross, Michael Vincent, Jr. and Andrew Vincent; siblings, James Cuff, Thomas Cuff, Margaret Cuff and John “Jack” Cuff. Survived by his children, Kathleen Ross, Michael Cuff and Jo-anne Cuff; grandchildren, Melissa Ross, Jerry Ross, Season Cuff, Michael Cuff, Jr., Wesley Cuff, Derrick Vincent; great granddaughter, Cassidy Gellura; son-in-law, Michael Vincent and longtime loving companion, Virginia Davies and many loving nieces and nephews. Joseph was born in Turkey Run, PA to the late John and... Read more →


GCPD ALERT:

Imposters Soliciting in Gloucester City

photo provided by GCPD UPDATE: The two men have been identified as 20-year-old Nicholas Maniscalco of Runnemede and 23-year-old Antonio R. Martinez of Glassboro. Both have been charged with impersonating a public servant. SEE original report below. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 14, 2024)--Earlier today, the Gloucester City Police posted an alert on their social media page about individuals trying to gain entry into a home in Gloucester City posing as employees of the Camden County Clerk Office. Exactly where in the city this occurred and when it occurred was not released. We contacted Lt. Flood, the department spokesman, for that... Read more →


How Bitcoin Protects Against Currency Manipulation

In the ever-evolving world of finance, cryptocurrency has become a buzzword synonymous with an escape from traditional banking woes, including the often criticized currency manipulation by governments and central banks. Among the many digital currencies, Bitcoin stands out as a pioneering force. This blog post explores the intrinsic features of Bitcoin that protect users from the risks associated with currency manipulation, shedding light on why many are turning to it as a more stable and reliable asset in turbulent economic times. Understanding Currency Manipulation Before delving into Bitcoin's protective mechanisms, it's essential to understand what currency manipulation is. Essentially, it... Read more →


Haddonfield Crafts Fine Art Festival July 13 & July 14

HADDONFIELD, NJ ( SUMMER FUN)--It’s the 30th anniversary of Haddonfield Crafts and Fine Art Festival with more than 200 artists showcasing the best of fine art and craft from the region and beyond! This two-day outdoor festival, sponsored by Subaru, will be held Saturday, July 13 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday, July 14 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Visit artist tents, restaurants, and shops along Kings Highway between Washington Avenue and Haddon Avenue, along Tanner Street to Euclid Avenue, and the Emerging Artists Area on Kings Court. Learn more at downtownhaddonfield.com. Read more →


Gertrude M. Armstrong, 87, of Gloucester City

Gloucester City - formerly of South Philadelphia, PA. On April 16, 2024 (nee Niven) Age 87. In the loving care of her daughter, Jacquelyn E. (Mike) Valvardi in Haddon Heights with her sons Joe, Chuck and Mike Glennan by her side. Predeceased by first husband, Joseph Glennan. Cherished wife of 40 years to the late John B. Armstrong. Devoted mother of Joe (Liz) Glennan, Chuck (Louise) Glennan, Mike Glennan, Jacquelyn (Mike) Valvardi, Patricia (Bob) DuCoin (nee Armstrong) and the late John B. (surviving wife Carole) Armstrong and the late Edmund F. (surviving wife Jane Caroll) Armstrong. Devoted grandmother of Edmund,... Read more →


Jerman Suarez, 68, of Gloucester City

On May 9, 2024, Age 68. Of Gloucester City. Formerly of Camden. Loving and devoted husband of 49 years to Nydia M. Suarez. Loving father of Josue Suarez (Kara), Karen Suarez Rivera (Moises Jr.) and Ivelisse Vega (Joey). Cherished grandfather of Katherine Suarez, Daniel Suarez, the late Ramon Santiago III, Moises D. Rivera, Miguel E. Hernandez and Jaydon Hernandez. Beloved son of the late Otilia Ruiz and the late Hector Negron. Loving brother of the late Francisco Suarez, Edwin Suarez, Nellie Vardijian and David Suarez. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Jerman was born in the Bronx, NY... Read more →


Gloucester High Lady Lions Host #7 Kingsway Saturday

On Saturday May 11 at 7:00 the 13-3 Lions will host #8 State ranked 18-2 Kingsway. The Lions bounced back from a loss earlier in the week to Audubon by beating the West Deptford Eagles 2-1 on a 2 out single in the bottom 7 for the walk off win. Gloucester Pitcher Olivia George went the distance allowing 1 run on 3 hits along with 7 strikeouts. With the win the Lions remain 1 game behind conference leading Haddon Heights who will host the Lions Monday for a share of the Conference lead. On the Junior Varsity level, Lions Freshman... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing: Grizzly Bears Battle Over Mating Rights (Graphic Video, Not for Kids)

image courtesy of Vanessa Obran The dramatic footage was captured when a jealous male sprinted across the shale, tackled one of the mating pairs, and pinned it to the ground. video courtesy of Vanessa Obran BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA (MAY 9, 2024)(CNBNEWS)--Two grizzly bears fight over mating rights for 17 minutes. The film was shot in June 2023 in British Columbia. A group of tourists was left ‘distressed’ as two grizzly bears brutally battled over mating rights mere meters away from their boat. Vanessa Obran and her husband, John, were on a tour of a bay in British Columbia, Canada, on... Read more →


Gloucester City Property Taxes Rose by 6.8 Percent in 2023; 2nd Highest Increase in Camden County

CNBNews graphic files GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 9, 2024)(CNBNews)--New Jersey's radio station (NJ1015.com) released an article today on the high cost of health insurance in the State. The headline, "Insane co-pay that forced one New Jersey patient to skip the *procedure." The same article includes the 2023 property tax for every community in the state. The list below is for Camden County. As you read the property taxes for each of the 37 communities, you'll find that residents in Tavistock saw a 27.4 percent increase in their tax bills. Coming in second with the highest property tax increase was the... Read more →


The 2024 Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta COOPER RIVER - PENNSAUKEN

85th Anniversary of the Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta at Cooper River this Weekend The 2024 Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta will be staged on the Cooper River, in Pennsauken, New Jersey on Friday, May 10th and Saturday, May 11th, 2024. The race will bring thousands of athletes and fans to the Camden County area, and will further generate income for our local businesses. 2024 Official Race Course The 2024 Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta COOPER RIVER - PENNSAUKEN, NJ The 2024 Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta will be staged on the Cooper River, in Pennsauken, New Jersey on Friday, May 10 and Saturday... Read more →


Morrestown Porchfest May 18

The first-ever Moorestown Porch Fest will raise money for Perkins Center for the Arts! Moorestown Porch Fest is presented by Ian Thomas in partnership with Homegrown Moorestown and the Moorestown Music Collective. The event, held on Saturday, May 18, will kick off at noon on Perkins’ porch at 395 Kings Highway in Moorestown, with Township Council members to support the event. Throughout Moorestown, 80+ performers at 23 individual sites will entertain crowds. Perkins Center has also programmed a lineup of live music in front of its building from noon to 4 pm, featuring Michelle Show, Jersey Cornpickers, Perkins Conservatory, and... Read more →


Murder-Suicide at Academy Arms Apts, Clayton

CLAYTON, NJ (May 9, 2024)--On Tuesday, May 7, 2024, at approximately 7:00 pm, the Clayton Police Department was dispatched to the Academy Arms Apartment Complex, 357 N. Broad Street, Clayton, New Jersey, regarding reports of a shooting. Responding officers discovered the bodies of Nina D. Sinclair-Green, 43, and Anthony J. Williams, 45, deceased, inside an apartment leased by Williams. Sinclair-Green and Williams had been residing there together. An investigation by the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes and Crime Scene Units, in close partnership with the Clayton Police Department, determined that Williams shot and killed Sinclair-Green inside the apartment as... Read more →


Single Lane Route 55 in Gloucester County for Payment Preservation Work

Route 55 lane closures tonight and tomorrow night as pavement preservation project advances in Gloucester County At least one lane will be maintained overnight. (Trenton) – Route 55 is scheduled to have single lane closures tonight and tomorrow night for paving work from Elk Township to Deptford, Gloucester County. Tonight, Wednesday, May 8 Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, May 8 until 5 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, May 9, the left lane on Route 55 northbound will be closed between mile posts 48.2 in Elk Township and 56 in Deptford. The lane closure is necessary for paving. At least one lane... Read more →


CNB Entertainment News: Festival Season in Delaware County, PA

Mark your calendars, grab your family and friends, and get ready for a fresh festival season full of live music, delicious food, cultural celebrations, outdoor adventure, and more. Dining Under the Stars (May 1 – September 25) Every Wednesday, the Borough closes State Street to vehicular traffic from 5-11pm. This allows Media’s great restaurants and shops to set up outside (right across the trolley tracks!) for the biggest, most fun, alfresco shopping and dining event around. State Street, Media, PA 19063 Wayne Art Center Plein Air Festival (May 5 – 10) This juried event celebrates the art of plein air.... Read more →


Rampo Rallied with Five Runs to Defeat Rowan

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (MAY 5, 2024)– Ramapo rallied with five runs in the seventh inning to defeat #21 Rowan, 9-7, and capture the 2024 NJAC Baseball Championship today at the Rutgers-Camden Athletic Complex. The Profs (27-13) will now await a possible at-large bid to the NCAA Regionals, with the bracket being announced on Monday, May 11. Image courtesy of LaceyPatch.com Fifth-seeded Rowan had avoided elimination, winning two of three games played in the rain, to advance through the bracket to reach today’s championship round. But the Profs would suffer their second loss on the weekend to the third-seeded Roadrunners. Pat... Read more →


Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows

Host International Horses and Riders Ahead of Paris Olympic Games Olympic Veterans from Five Countries Among Star-Studded Field of Entries North Salem, NY – May 3, 2024 – A world-class field including Olympic veterans from five countries is entered to compete in the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows, May 7-12 and May 14-19. Over the years, the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows have offered a full schedule of world-class competition for many of the nation’s best horses and riders, and this year is no exception as several familiar faces look ahead to the Paris Olympic Games this summer.... Read more →


Linda S. Ryan, of Gloucester City; Member of Gold Star Mothers, GHS Alumnus Class of '74

Surrounded by her family, Linda passed away and was reunited with her son Marc on April 30, 2024, at the age of 68. Of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted wife of 48 years to Thomas E. Ryan. Loving mother of Christopher Ryan (Barbara), the late Corporal Marc T. Ryan and Lauren Harkins (Dan). Cherished grandmother of Laney, Justin, late Logan, Caitlin and Meghan. Daughter of the late William and Barbara Sharp and sister of the late Bryan Sharp. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Linda was a graduate of Gloucester High School class of 1974. She was a... Read more →


Thomas E. Rowan, 72, of Cherry Hill

On April 27, 2024. Age 72. Of Cherry Hill. Formerly of Gloucester City. Dear brother of Kathleen M. Rowan and Maryann Hook. Beloved nephew of Margaret Keenan. Treasured uncle of Patricia M. Hook. Cherished Godfather of Steven Marini and Maura M. Aguilar. Adored by many cousins and life-long friends. He was predeceased by parents Patrick J. Rowan, Sr. and Marion B. Rowan, brother Patrick J. Rowan, Jr. and brother-in-law William P. Hook, Jr. After graduating from Gloucester Catholic in 1969, Thom continued to pursue his dream of teaching while attending Camden County College and Glassboro State College. Thom also received... Read more →


Danielle L. McGlinchey, 46, of Mt. Ephraim

Of Mt. Ephraim, NJ. On April 26, 2024, at the age of 46 in the loving care of her family and the staff at Jefferson Hospital – Cherry Hill. Born in Camden, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late, Thomas, Sr. and Linda (Kinzel) McGlinchey. Loving mother of Nicholas McGlinchey. Danielle is also survived by her brother, Thomas McGlinchey, Jr.; sisters, Stacy and Kathryn McGlinchey; stepmother, Elisa Anne McGlinchey. Danielle worked for several years as a Pharmacy technician with CVS in West Deptford, NJ. She also worked with and later took over her father’s, McGlinchey Landscaping business. Funeral... Read more →


Philadelphia Patrol Officer Saves Man Being Mauled by Pit Bulls and Cane Corso

The Cane Corso Italiano (LEFT) (also known as the ‘Italian Mastiff’ or ‘Cane Corso Mastiff’) is a war and hunting dog that originated in southern Italy. On the RIGHT, there are five different kinds of pit bulls (source Wikipedia) ~CNBNews PHILADELPHIA PA (May 2, 2024)(CNBNews)- A Philadelphia police officer shot and killed a Cane Corso dog on Wednesday after it and three pit bulls attacked a man in the city's Mantua neighborhood. Officer #1 was on patrol around 10:16 AM on May 1st, 2024, when he encountered a civilian witness who was pointing and stating that there were loose dogs... Read more →


Auto Accident Sicklerville Rd., with Injuries

On Wednesday, May 1st, 2024, at approximately 8:59 PM, the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to Sicklerville Road in the area of Kings Road for a reported motor vehicle crash involving two vehicles. Upon arrival, officers located two vehicles in the roadway with severe damage. The drivers of the vehicles were transported to local hospitals with possible serious bodily injuries. Sicklerville Road was closed between Garwood Road and Jarvis Road for several hours during the investigation. The crash is being investigated by the Gloucester Township Police Serious Crash Investigation Team (SCIT). Station 85 Lambs Terrance Fire Department, Virtua Paramedics, and... Read more →


Anne E. Collins, age 91

On April 30, 2024, Age 91. Of Gloucester City, NJ. Born in Camden, NJ. Devoted mother of Adrienne Stanaitis and Paul Nelson (Kathy). Proud grandmother of 5 and great grandmother of 5. Anne is also survived by her sister, Rosane Clendining. She was predeceased by her husband of 16 years, Richard J. Collins, her son, Joseph L. Nelson and her daughter, Theresa Gallimore. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am on Monday, May 6, 2024, at Saint Mary’s R.C. Church: 426 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City, NJ 08030. Her burial will be held privately at a later... Read more →


Rowan Defeats Stockton 13-8 Play TCNJ in NJAC Lacrosse Semifinals Saturday

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan scored five goals in the third quarter to break open the game as the Profs defeated Stockton, 13-8, in the Semifinals of the 2024 NJAC Women's Lacrosse Championship. Rowan advances to the NJAC title game for the third year in a row, and will play at top-seeded TCNJ on Saturday, May 4, at 1 p.m. The NJAC champion will earn the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Championship. Elaina Corson scored five goals on the day with Calista Burke adding three goals and a career-high four assists. Molly Green and Fiona Lockhart had two goals each... Read more →


GCPD Sgt. William Johnson Retires; Served Gloucester City Residents for 25 Years

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (MAY 1, 2024)(CNBNews)--Gloucester City Police Sergeant William Johnson, affectionately known as Junior, concluded his 25-year tenure of service to the residents of Gloucester City in April. Notably, his father is the former City Police Chief Bill Johnson. CNBNews graphic files Sergeant Johnson started his law enforcement career as a correctional officer at the Camden County Jail before joining the Gloucester City Police Department as a second-generation officer. During his long and distinguished tenure, Sgt. Johnson served as a 13-year member and squad leader of Zone 5 CIT. He retired as GCPD's Firearms Supervisor and provided invaluable training... Read more →


Major Shakeup in PPD: The 6th and 9th Police Districts Will Merge on May 1

Philadelphia, PA – The Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) marks a significant change in its Central Patrol Division with the official merger of the 6th and 9th Police Districts. The merger is effective May 1st, 2024, at 12:01 image courtesy of the PPD AM. This strategic decision unites the capabilities and resources of both districts, allowing for a more responsive approach to the needs of Center City. The merger promises several key benefits for the community including: Increased Line Squad Officers on Patrol. More officers patrolling the streets means faster response times to calls for service and enhanced backup support for... Read more →


AC HOTEL/CASINO NEWS:

Memorial Day Weekend Beach Ball Drop at Resorts Casino Hotel...

Returns with Special Guest Kelsey Grammar A weekend filled with thrilling promos, live music, giveaways and much more begins Friday, May 24th ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (April 29, 2024) – Resorts Casino Hotel is set to kick off the summer like no other! Throughout Memorial Day Weekend, guests will be able to enjoy can’t-miss live entertainment from Sidestory, Candlelight: Featuring Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Alter Ego Experience, plus get the chance to Putt Putt for Slot Cash and other prizes. Additionally, guests won’t want to miss out on the Annual Opening of the Sea Ceremony and Beach Ball Drop, where Kelsey... Read more →


Charles D. Kenney, “Danny” , Oaklyn Letter Carrier, Haddon Twp. Crossing Guard

Charles D. Kenney, fondly known as "Danny," passed away on Thursday, February 29, 2024 at Jefferson Hospital in Cherry Hill. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on June 26, 1948. Danny worked tirelessly as a letter carrier for the Oaklyn Post Office for 37 years, where he not only delivered mail but also ensured that the dogs along his route were taken care of on scorching hot days, always carrying treats for his furry friends. Following retirement, Danny worked as a crossing guard for the Haddon Twp. School District Described as a good person with a heart of gold, Danny's... Read more →


James R. Flanagan, Jr., age 57 of Gloucester City

James R. Flanagan, Jr., age 57 of Gloucester CITY, passed away at Inspira Hospital, Mullica Hill on Saturday, March 29, 2024. Jim was born in Camden and spent all his days in Gloucester, making his career as a city employee of Woodbury. Jim is survived by his wife Carol O’Brien - Flanagan and is the father of; Joseph (Cameron) O’Brien, Samantha (Pete) O’Brien, John Flanagan, and Jason (Joanie) O’Brien. He is the proud grandfather of; Lorelei Kaelin, Jace O’Brien, Aiden Flanagan, James Flanagan, Ryan O’Brien, Christopher O’Brien, and Grayson Vogt. Jim is also survived and will be sadly missed by... Read more →


Barbara Jean Gianvito, 80 of Mullica Hill, former resident of Brooklawn, GHS Alum

Barbara Jean Gianvito, 80 of Mullica Hill, New Jersey, died peacefully on Monday, March 13, 2023. Legacy She was a loving and caring mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She loved to be around her family, making Sunday dinners and baking pizzelles with her mother and sister, Carol. Barbara loved making and selling crafts at craft shows all over the Tri-State area. She was the best wreath and bow maker around! A huge Phillies Fan, we loved to call her Mrs. Chase Utley. Barbara loved to watch her grandchildren play sports, especially soccer. She secretly traveled and checked out... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY:

Where Have All the Banks Gone?

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Correspondent GLOUESTER CITY, NJ (APRIL 28, 2024)Over the past year two out of three Gloucester City banks have closed their local branches. There is now only one bank in Gloucester City, that being TD Bank. Many Gloucester City residents have no choice but to bank locally, but others have the option of going out of town to do their banking. THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY One of those out of town, banks is/was Republic First. There are several branches in the area but for those people who go to the Deptford Mall/Walmart area, there is/was one... Read more →


Violet Morse, age 93, formerly of Oak Valley and Brooklawn

Violet Mae Morse Violet Mae Morse, (nee Dinger) age 93, formerly of Oak Valley and Brooklawn, NJ, and Punxsutawney, PA was welcomed into the CNBNews graphic files Kingdom of Heaven on June 8, 2015 after a longtime battle with Macular Degeneration and significant back pain. Violet never once complained about her ailments. Violet, self-named as Shrinking Violet, is best remembered as a warm and welcoming woman who dedicated her life to her family, her faith, and her friends. Born and raised in the Punxsutawney area of PA before ultimately settling in South Jersey, she enjoyed a good game of cards... Read more →


Videos: Mobs of Teens Savagely Beat Victims

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews The two videos posted here first appeared on Twitter first. Hollywood Actor James Woods published both of them, one on April 26 and the other on April 27. There is no mention of where these attacks occurred or what caused the women and men to act so violently. Actor James Woods Woods did write, “White woman pummeled by a mob of black males. But, of course, it’s not a hate crime.” However, further research revealed that the video with the male teenagers occurred in March 2023 at a mall in San Fransico. Some of... Read more →


LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Today We Observe Worker's Memorial Day

Today, we observe Workers’ Memorial Day to honor and remember those who have died in the workplace. Working men and women – not billionaires and Wall Street bankers - built America. They are the unsung heroes of our country and our communities. I know what it's like to lose a coworker on the job. Over the course of my career as an electrician, I saw firsthand the sacrifices people made day in and day out, doing the hard, psychical labor required to shape our skylines, build our schools, and illuminate our bridges. From construction workers to our nurses, teachers, bus... Read more →


CNBNews Fishing Maryland: Catfish Tournaments Offer Invasive Species Angling

Blue catfish caught at the 2022 Sharptown Catfish Tournament on the Nanticoke River and Marshyhope Creek. Photo by Stephen Badger, Maryland Department of Natural Resources. With record catches around the country tipping the scales at more than a hundred pounds, blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) have become quite the draw for anglers in the Chesapeake Bay. Introduced in the 1970s as a recreational fishing target species in Virginia, invasive blue catfish populations have grown rapidly in Maryland waters. As commercial harvests of blue catfish have risen exponentially, recreational fishing for the species is becoming more popular as a way to enjoy... Read more →