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Big Plays The Difference As Shepherd Beats Kutztown

KUTZTOWN, Pa. -- Big plays proved to be a difference maker all day for Shepherd, but none bigger than a Tyson Bagent to Marlon Cook 70-yard touchdown pass with two minutes remaining that broke a 35-all tie and sent the Rams to a 42-35 PSAC East victory over the Kutztown University football team on Family Day Saturday afternoon at Andre Reed Stadium. The highly anticipated showdown between division titans did not disappoint. Kutztown came in having defeated Shepherd on the Rams' home field during the regular season in each of the last two seasons, but Shepherd exacted a measure of... Read more →


The Story Behind The Story: Let's Talk Trivia...

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Columnist Did you know...that former presidents cannot drive themselves on public roads? This was a result of JFK's assassination. President Johnson was the last one to drive himself on a public road. source https://www.dreamstime.com/ Did you know...the time difference between 1918 to 1970 is equal to the time difference between 1970 and today? Did you know...We used to have nine planets? In 2006 the smallest and farthest away planet was demoted, leaving our solar system with only eight planets. Did you know...There are no living five-star generals/admirals and probably never will be again? There are disputes... Read more →


Theodora Fifis, 77, of Brooklawn

Fifis,Theodora (nee Kontaxis), age 77, of Brooklawn on September 20, 2022. Beloved wife of the late George Fifis. Devoted mother of Emanuel Fifis of Brooklawn and Franceska (Jeffrey) DeMarco of Cherry Hill. Loving grandmother of Nicholas Fifis, Giorgia DeMarco, and Joseph DeMarco. Dear sister of George Kontaxis of Athens, Greece. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing Wednesday, September 28, 2022 from 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. at St Thomas Greek Orthodox Church, 615 Mercer St, Cherry Hill. NJ followed by funeral services at 11:00 a.m. Interment Locustwood Memorial Park Cherry Hill, NJ. Instead of flowers, donations may be made... Read more →


Rowan's Football Home Opener Spoiled by Salve Regina QB Run with 21 Seconds Left

GLASSBORO, NJ -- Salve Regina's Jake Stack scored on a QB run with 21 seconds left to sour Rowan's home opener on Saturday as the Profs fell to the Seahawks, 28-24. Rowan looked like it had the game in hand a play earlier as the defense made a big stop on a fourth and goal from the seven but a personal foul penalty gave Salve Regina a first down at the three. Stack was able to get in the end zone for the eventual game-winning score. For the Profs, James Fara rushed for 103 yards on the ground while quarterback... Read more →


Nancy L. Bernard age 63, of Vineland, formerly of Gloucester City

Nancy L. Bernard age 63, of Vineland, formerly of Gloucester City, NJ, passed away on September 16, 2022. Born in Camden she was the daughter of the late Bill and Betty (Cheesman) Bernard. Nancy lived in and was cared for by the staff at the Vineland Developmental Center in Vineland since 1964. She will be greatly missed by the staff and residents. Nancy is survived by her brothers, William “Ed” (Christine) Bernard, Bruce (late Mary) Bernard; nieces, Kristen Sentore (Mike); nephews, Bill Bernard (Diana), Sean Bernard (Erin), Michael Bernard (Jackie), Nick Bernard Joe Bernard (Krista); great-nieces, Sophie, Chloe, Gabriella; nephews,... Read more →


Atco Bank Robbery: Can You Identify The Suspect?

Suspect's image from bank cameras Camden City, N.J.- Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man who robbed a bank in Atco on Thursday afternoon, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Waterford Township Police Chief Dan Cormaney. On Thursday, September 22, 2022, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Waterford Township Police Department responded to the Truist Bank located at 249 White Horse Pike in Atco for a bank robbery that occurred at approximately 4:22 pm. The suspect, shown in surveillance images below, was described as a Hispanic male wearing a dark jacket and mask. The investigation... Read more →


Philadelphia Police Investigating Two Indecent Assaults at Subway Train Stations

The Broad Street Subway is operated by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA). It is one of Philadelphia’s three heavy-rail rapid-transit lines, the other two being the Market-Frankford Subway-Elevated and the PATCO line to New Jersey. Indecent Assault—1600 S. Broad Street On Monday, September 19, 2022, between 10:30 pm and 11:45 pm, the victim was on the platform of the Tasker/Morris Subway Station waiting for the southbound train when she was approached by an unknown light-skinned Black or Hispanic male wearing a white hat, white hooded sweatshirt, and light-colored basketball shorts. The unidentified male asked the complainant for a kiss,... Read more →


Coming To Your Neighborhood, Gloucester City's Semi-Annual Hydrant/Main Flushing

Gloucester CITY, NJ (September 15, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The Gloucester City Department of Utilities will start their semi-annual hydrant/main flushing beginning in October. Warning: These men are professional hydrant flushers, do not attempt to try this yourself. ~CNBNewsnet via GIPHY image courtesy of drip drip To continue and maintain to deliver the best quality water, Gloucester City Department of Utilities will be doing the Semi-Annual Hydrant/Main Flushing starting the week of October 3rd – October 16th, from 11:00 pm - 6:00 am. You may experience low water pressure and/or slight water discoloration. If this occurs, please let the faucet run for a short... Read more →


Philadelphia Police Department Hiring, Starting Salary $59,795

PHILADELPHIA PA (September 4, 2022)--The Philadelphia Police Department is accepting applications from September 5th until September 30th, 2022. Start at $59,795. Residency requirements is waived for all applicants. advertising space donated by CNBNewsnet Read more →


*Gloucester City's Fall Festival Sidewalk Chalk Contest

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--Come to Pack the Park Fall Festival on October 8, 2022, at 2 pm and pick your block from the basket - design your block for all visitors to see. Prizes awarded. Join us for fun. Read more →


Gustafson For Congress Campaign Seeks Volunteers To Distribute Literature, Etc.,

The Claire Gustafson campaign seeks volunteers to help distribute literature on Saturday, September 24. Gustafson, the Republican Congressional 1st District candidate, is running against Democrat incumbent Donald Norcross. The following statement was released today to the media. We need volunteers to help distribute literature for Camden County Republican Candidate Claire Gustafson. We are asking our supporters to meet in Haddon Heights on Saturday, September 24 at 10 AM at the CVS Parking lot (400 KINGS HIGHWAY) There are less than 49 days left until the Midterm Elections and we need your help!!!! Google map Or Please Fill out and return... Read more →


CALLING ALL MEMBERS OF THE GCHS CLASS OF '63

UPDATED CNBNewsnet graphic file WEST DEPTFORD, NJ--Gloucester Catholic High School Class of 1963 60th Reunion Luncheon, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20 at the beautiful Riverwinds Restaurant (image above)located on the Delaware River in West Deptford, NJ. The social gathering will be held from noon to 4 PM. All class members at any time, including those who may have graduated elsewhere, and their guests are welcome. Cost per Person: $50 Includes an entree choice, made at the luncheon itself, of: - Salmon w/Dijon Cream Sauce (sauce may be omitted) - Chicken Marsala - New York Strip Steak Cost include incidental reunion expenses and... Read more →


Gloucester City Residents Have A Right To Know

CNBNews graphic file UPDATE: GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 22, 2022)--We submitted another OPRA pertaining to the alleged theft of property by a Public Works employee in June. Besides that crime, we recently heard that the same individual allegedly purchased tires for a family member's pickup truck using a City credit card. In response to our request, Acting Gloucester City Administrator/Police Chief Brian Morrell said, once again, "The matter is under investigation." +++++ William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Trying to find out what is happening in Gloucester City at times is like pulling teeth. Take for example this story about... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY : An Embarrassed Continent

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNewsnet Anyone who peruses Facebook, and probably other social media sites, has seen time and again that kids today are so disrespectful. If you have gray hair, you will probably agree - that is, until this week. All three major North American countries managed to embarrass their countries, their citizens, and sadly, themselves. Let's start in the south. The Mexican president did not attend but sent his Secretary of Foreign Affairs. That's okay, the president has a lot on his hands these days, directing 200,000 illegal immigrants into the United States in August alone. However, the Secretary... Read more →


*New Jersey Residents! Don't Forget to File your 2019 ANCHOR Benefit Application this Fall

CNBNews graphic file TRENTON, NJ (August 20, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--You will receive an email from the Division of Taxation by September 30, 2022, with a link so you can file your ANCHOR Benefit application online. The ANCHOR program replaces the Homestead Benefit program. If you owned and occupied a principal residence or rented a rental unit in New Jersey on October 1, 2019, you may be eligible for a benefit payment. The deadline for filing your application is December 30, 2022. If you do not receive the email by the second week of October 2022, contact our Customer Service Center at 1... Read more →


James Madison University announces summer 2022 graduates

HARRISONBURG, VA (09/21/2022)-- James Madison University is pleased to announce the following students who graduated with bachelor's degrees during the August 2022 commencement exercises. Laura Batezel of Moorestown graduated with a bachelor's in communication sciences and disorders. Lindsay Mullen of Marlton graduated with a bachelor's in computer information systems. Vanessa Kuzma of Cinnaminson graduated with a bachelor's in health sciences. Abigail Detwiler of Shamong graduated with a bachelor's in health services administration. Jenna Engelbert of Westmont graduated with a bachelor's in media arts and design. Jona Carmany of Egg Harbor Township graduated with a bachelor's in physics. Matthew Elberfeld of... Read more →


Gloucester High Class of 1972 Celebrate 50th Reunion

UPDATED WITH NEW PHOTOS photos provided by Gary Devine GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 21, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Saturday, September 17, the Gloucester City High School Class of 1972 held their 50th Reunion at the Elizabeth Ballroom, Highland Boulevard. Five years ago, the 45th Class Reunion was paid for by classmate Gregg Teears of Gloucester City. Amazingly, the 50th reunion was also paid for by two other classmates. Jim McGlade of Washington D.C. paid for the bulk of the bill, and one other donor wanted to remain anonymous. The committee paid for the decorations, favors, door prizes, and extra desserts. Gary Devine donated two... Read more →


Rental Properties in Gloucester City Out-Number Homeowners

UPDATED WITH PHOTOS AND NEW NUMBERS William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)(September 21, 2022)--Twelve years ago, we looked at the housing market in the City of Gloucester City. Former Mayor William James and the council were worried as blight was absorbing sections of the city. They were concerned too about the number of homes converted into apartments. CNBNews graphic file The numbers today reveal that rental properties have increased from 1946 to 2,987 in 2022; or 1,041 more, according to records acquired in an OPRA request by CNBNews. When you compare the number of rentals to... Read more →


LETTERS TO THE EDITOR:

Gloucester City Council Candidate Jason Fanning Seeks Your Vote; "WE WILL WORK FOR YOU!"

Hello Gloucester City! I want to let you all get more familiar with me. Talking about one’s self is not always easy, but I feel it is important you are fully informed about your choices this election. I will try to keep this brief. While I consider being a Dad and little league coach my biggest responsibilities, I have professional successes that will be immensely useful to Gloucester City. My office walls are covered in framed achievements from throughout my life starting in high school. A high school who has a history of graduating doctors, astronauts, and a literal rocket... Read more →


Condo Association Endorses Jason Fanning for Gcity Council

Monmouth Condo Association Margate City, New Jersey Elected President to govern our association in 2018, Jason Fanning took on what could be described in one word “shambles”, and along with the Vice-President not only brought the association into compliance with regulations, he also oversaw improvements to the building that was beginning to become a bit of an eyesore. He simultaneously lowered annual costs by examining the budget and surgically removing portions that were wasteful or antiquated. As far as his quality of character, he is not only a pleasant and sociable neighbor, watching him engage with his son is nothing... Read more →


CNBNews Comment Rules: No More Unsigned Remarks

CNBNews Comment Rules: No More Unsigned Remarks We no longer accept comments with an anonymous name or a fictitious name. Your submitted remark must contain your full name, street address, phone number, and a working email address. Only your name will be published. The information we request is no different than what Facebook, Twitter, etc ask for. If you believe in what you wrote you should be willing to back it up with your name. If a person is a regular contributor and only wants to use their first or last name with their comment we will allow that as... Read more →


Martin T. Burns, (Marty) of Gloucester City, age 76, Member of Carpenters Union Local 393, Army Veteran, GCHS Alum

On September 17, 2022. Age 76. Of Gloucester City. Loving husband of the late Maureen R. Burns (nee Holmes). Loving father of Martin J. Burns (Leah) and Julia Mortimore (Leonard) and step- father of Michele Scott (Shawn) and Vince Antico. Cherished grandfather of Martin James, William Joseph, Sebastian, Sophia, Emily, Shane, and Kaylee. Predeceased by his siblings, John Burns, Thomas Burns, Michael Burns, Ellen Szczepanski, Jean Schmitt and Kathleen Burns. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Marty was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School, where he played on the basketball team. He went on to proudly serve our... Read more →


CNB Traffic Alert: Al-Jo Curve Continues to be Closed Overnight

I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to be closed and detoured overnight this week in Bellmawr, Camden County I-76 eastbound right lane also closed overnight this week (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound, also known as Al-Jo's Curve, and the right lane on I-76 eastbound, are scheduled to be closed overnight this week as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. The I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound will be closed beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Monday, September 19, until 5... Read more →


New Jersey Politics: 14 Emerge New Jersey Women on the Ballot in November

Trenton, New Jersey—Emerge New Jersey, the state’s premier organization that recruits and trains Democratic women to run for office, announced it has 14 women on the ballot this November in races from school board to county commissioner and more. This follows a successful primary season for the organization which celebrated a historic 100% win rate in June. The Emerge alums who go on to win their races in November will serve their communities in office, providing new experiences, voices and representation to their constituents. Emerge alums on the ballot share unique backgrounds and identities that will bring much needed perspectives... Read more →


Fishtown Fall Festivale, Sept. 24 on Frankford Avenue; 125 + Restaurants, Bars, Merchants and Vendors

* Fishtown's largest street festival moves to fall with food, drink, family fun, DJs, celebrity dunk tank and more * Philadelphia, PA - Fishtown District announces Fishtown Fall Feastivale on Saturday, September 24, 2022, from 12:00pm to 8:00pm, along Frankford Avenue, from Girard to Oxford. Philadelphia's red hot dining district will build upon the success of the former Fishtown FeastivALE with a new focus on all things delicious. The event will showcase top food and drink from over 20 Fishtown favorite restaurants and bars, plus 100+ retail stores and other vendors. This year's festivities include an expanded kids' corner, carnival... Read more →


GCHS Annual Kathy Campbell Scholarship Golf Outing, Oct. 1 at Pitman Golf Club

Please save the date for the 2022 Kathy Campbell Scholarship Golf Outing on Saturday, October 1, 2022, at Pitman Golf Club. All proceeds benefit Gloucester Catholic students. For information on registrations and sponsorships, contact Kathy Dougherty at ekc_kd@yahoo.com Gloucester Catholic | 333 Ridgeway Street, Gloucester City, NJ 08030 Read more →


*Just Weeks Remaining: Rams Class of '63 Reunion

GCHS Class of '63 at their 50th Reunion. (CNBNews file photo) WEST DEPTFORD, NJ--Members of the Gloucester Catholic High School Class of 1963 are gathering at the beautiful Riverwinds Restaurant for their 60th Reunion Luncheon, on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20 located on the Delaware River in West Deptford, NJ. The social gathering will be held from noon to 4 PM. All class members at any time, including those who may have graduated elsewhere, and their guests are welcome. Cost per Person: $50 Includes an entree choice, made at the luncheon itself, of: - Salmon w/Dijon Cream Sauce (sauce may be omitted)... Read more →


NOTICE: Gloucester City's Special Council Meeting for Sept. 19 Postponed

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 16, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester City Municipal Clerk Vanessa CNBNews graphic file Little has announced that the Monday, September 19, 2022, Special Council meeting has been postponed to October 17, 2022. The meeting was called to discuss Southport Development. No action was to take place. RELATED: Apartment Builder Meeting with Planning Bd.; Southport Developer Meeting With GCity Mayor and Council Read more →


THE STORY BEHING THE STORY: Are Oil Prices Going Down?

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Columnist Every day when I'm driving passed Wawa or Royal Farms I wonder if I should buy gas now or will it be cheaper tomorrow? Now, $3.50/gal looks good compared the $5.00/gal we paid only a couple of months ago. I think everyone knows that the price will be back to $5.00/gal on November 9, 2022 - the day after the election. CNBNews graphic files First, President Biden blamed the oil shortage on Russia. Has Russia given us any more oil? Of course not. Then the President blamed the greedy oil companies. Have the oil companies... Read more →


Anna Marie Troutman, age 67, Haddon Hts HS Alum, Teacher at West Deptford Middle School & Garfield East

Anna Marie Troutman, nee Fischer, left us September 14, 2022, age 67, after a long illness. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Lee, her daughter, Aubrey (Eric) Olson, son, Will (Casey) and daughter, Shannon (Ernest); and grandchildren, Graeme, Rhys, Liam and Maddie and her constant companion for the past 13 years, her dog, Maggie. She is also survived by her sisters, Susan (Robert) Clifford, Linda Fischer, sister-in-law, Donna Fischer, beloved Aunt Nancy and many relatives who will miss her dearly. Anna Marie grew up in Philadelphia, PA and Barrington, NJ. She attended Haddon Heights High School, where... Read more →


NEW JERSEY JACKALS BASEBALL TEAM SECURES NEW HOME

AT LANDMARK HINCHLIFFE STADIUM IN PATERSON, NJ CNBNews graphic file Paterson, NJ – September 14, 2022 – The New Jersey Jackals, a member team of the Frontier League, a Professional Baseball League of 16 teams and Partner League of Major League Baseball (MLB), today announced the team is relocating from Yogi Berra Stadium in Montclair, NJ to its new, larger home at landmark Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson, NJ. The Jackals will kick off a 96-game season in May of 2023 at Hinchliffe, a 7,000-seat stadium that sits on a dramatic escarpment above Paterson's National Historic Great Falls and is surrounded... Read more →


Robert "Bob" Sullivan, age 83, Retired Truck Driver, Member of Spanky's Gang Hunters Club, Loved to Play the Ponies

Cherry Hill – formerly of Lumberton and Moorestown, NJ. passed on September 14, 2022. Age 83. Born in Camden, NJ he was the son of the late Arthur R. and Martha (Johnson) Sullivan. Bob spent the second half of his youth in Hainesport graduating from Rancocas Valley Regional High School. Soon after he honored his country by serving in the U.S. Airforce. Although he did decide to leave the service in his own unique way. He later worked for Nash Cohen, Jaynes Motor Freight and SP Richards where he retired in 2003 with over forty years of service as a... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: betPARX JOINS SEPTA TO PROVIDE FREE RIDES HOME

ON BROAD STREET LINE FOR EAGLES SEASON PHILADELPHIA (September 15, 2022) – betPARX Casino & Sportsbook, one of the leading mobile Casino and Sportsbook apps, is ensuring Eagles fans get home safely this football season by partnering with SEPTA to provide free rides home from NRG Station on the Broad Street Line after every Eagles home game this season, including the home opener on Monday night against the Minnesota Vikings. “We are excited for football season and are thrilled at the opportunity to partner with SEPTA to offer complimentary rides home throughout the entire football season” said Matthew Cullen, Senior... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: Education and Crime

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 19, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--While working on an educational project I found statistics on the city households which led me to look into crime statistics. It is supposedly a fact that students from traditional households (married mother and father) make out better in school and commit fewer crimes. I decided to see if that holds true. In a prior article I compared Gloucester City with Woodbury. This time I threw in Brooklawn just for flavor. CNBNews graphic file Students in Gloucester City: 55% come from traditional families; 17% of the parents co-habit; 26% of our... Read more →


YOU'RE INVITED! Gloucester City's Pack the Park Party

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 17, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester City's Pack The Park event will be held on Saturday, October 8 from 2 PM to 8 PM at Proprietors Park, King Street and Jersey Avenues. Over 40 vendors will be selling their wares at the gathering. Some of the festivities include; 11 AM Car Show 2 PM Sidewalk Chalk Contest Bounce Houses and Children Fun Music all-day Beer Garden The celebration is sponsored by the Gloucester City Mayor and Council, the Gloucester City Celebrations Committee, Gloucester City Musical, and Cultural Arts Committee, New Jersey Irish Society and the Gloucester City Irish Society Related... Read more →


RUN WITH THE DOCS Saturday at Virtua Voorhees

"Going the Extra Mile” for Virtua’s Perinatal Bereavement and Palliative Care Program WHAT: Since 2015, RUN WITH THE DOCS—a 5K run and a one-mile walk—has raised nearly $260,000 to support Virtua’s Perinatal Bereavement and Palliative Care Program, which provides support and care to families experiencing pregnancy or infant loss. This extremely compassionate program helps to ensure that families who experience loss have access to a multidisciplinary range of services that provide comfort and support during an exceedingly difficult time. RUN WITH THE DOCS is an event that reunites patients and families who experienced the loss of pregnancy or an infant... Read more →


PDFNJ Seeking 4th Grade Students to Showcase Artistic Talents

in Statewide Fourth Grade Folder Contest PT. PLEASANT BEACH, NJ — The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) calls on creative fourth graders to test their artistic skills for its annual Fourth Grade Folder Contest for the 2022-2023 school year. Each year PDFNJ challenges fourth-grade students throughout New Jersey to create anti-drug artwork related to the theme “Fun Things to do Instead of Drugs”, with the winning artwork to be reproduced as a school folder distributed to classrooms throughout the state. Last year’s contest drew nearly 3,000 submissions, with 33 finalists selected and two grand prize winners chosen to... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: $17M of ARP Funds Available to Reduce Gun Violence and Combat Auto Thefts

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin today announced that the Department of Law & Public Safety is making $17 million in grant funding available to acquire and expand the technology to reduce gun violence and combat a rise in auto thefts fueling violent crime in New Jersey, using federal American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds. THE GOVERNMENT HAS NO MONEY. IT IS YOUR MONEY THEY ARE GIVING AWAY! ~CNBNewsnet The Department is now accepting applications from New Jersey law enforcement agencies for these grant funds, as described in the Notices of Availability of Funds (NOAFs) that the Department is... Read more →


New Jersey Park Police Officer Charged with Embezzling $160,000 from Two Police Unions

TRENTON (September 14, 2022)– Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin today announced that a grand jury has indicted a New Jersey park police officer who was charged with improperly spending about $160,000 in funds from two police unions he led, using the money for personal meals at upscale restaurants, airfare and out-of-state outings not related to union business. CNBNews graphic file Chris Smith, 48, of Hope, was charged with one count of second-degree theft by unlawful taking. What prosecutors described as “a continuous theft scheme” occurred between 2014 and 2019, when Smith was president of both his local Park Police... Read more →


Camden/Gloucester County Republicans Seek Volunteers

Camden and Gloucester County Republicans share a Campaign headquarters at 10 Shoppers Lane Blackwood next to Tony Soprano’s restaurant near the Kohl’s Store. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30ish volunteers meet to sign up for areas we need help. We need volunteers to sign up for a new phone calling system: Campaign Sidekick too! This phone system calls potential voters with the caller never having to speak or get traced! THE APP IS FREE! info@ClaireGustafson.com To learn more call Roy at 856-952-2949 Read more →


Perkins Center for the Arts Have New Exhibitions

Perkins Center for the Arts in Moorestown and Collingswood has four new exhibitions opening this month and running through the fall: Pastel Impressions Artists Linda Crane, Renee Leopardi, Rita Michalenko, Linda Robinson September 10 - October 28 Collingswood Glass Works By Peter Galetto September 10 - October 28 Collingswood I Should Be Over All The Butterflies Drew Dilks, Portrait Artist September 10 - October 28 Collingswood Fall Annual Juried Exhibition September 10 - October 28 Moorestown Read more →


Apartment Builder Meeting with Planning Bd.; Southport Developer Meeting With GCity Mayor and Council

William E. Cleary Sr.| CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)(September 13, 2022)--Throughout the next several weeks, officials in Gloucester City will meet with several builders. One wishes to develop the former Gloucester Catholic Boys building into apartments. Developer number two is interested in the Southport acreage that is, for the most part, has been nothing but a barren plot of ground for over 30 plus years. RELATED: WHAT SHOULD BE DONE WITH THE RAMS ANNEX? PHILLY DEVELOPER SEES GREAT POTENTIAL FOR GLOUCESTER CITY CNBNewsnet photo credit The historic Saint Mary's High School, aka the Gloucester Catholic Boys Annex, Monmouth, and Burlington... Read more →


City of Gloucester City Offering Community Development Block Grants to Small Business Owners

Gloucester City— September 13, 2022 —Mayor Dayl Baile and the Council of Gloucester City open applications for Community Development Block Grants to businesses in Gloucester City. “The City administration has been persistent and diligent in pursuing these funds, totaling $370,684, which were awarded through Camden County Community Development,” stated Lori Ryan, Director of Community Development. Mayor and Council have appropriated $250,000 of its federal Community Development Block Grant CARES Funds (CDBG-CV1) for the COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Program. This program is being established to provide working capital funds to the community’s small businesses that have been severely impacted by the... Read more →


Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar in Atlantic City Offering Tour of Cuba Menu & TikTok Recipes

... In Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month  Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar in Atlantic City, located inside Tropicana Casino & Resort, is kicking-off National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) with a “Tour of Cuba” menu and a new TikTok recipe series as part of the month-long celebration. “As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, we invite guests to celebrate and honor the rich traditions of Latin cultures,” said Cuba Libre’s Chef-Partner Guillermo Pernot. “We look forward to celebrating this exciting time with our guests with the launch of our ‘Tour of Cuba’ program and recipe series on... Read more →


Philadelphia Police Arrest Suspect for Saturday's Murder of 64-Year-Old Man

9TH DISTRICT-HOMICIDE BY SHOOTING PHILADELPHIA PA (September 13, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--On Saturday, September 10, 2022, at 2:16 P.M., at 19th and Market Street, CNBNews graphic files underground Septa eastbound platform, A 64-year-old black male was shot in the head, shoulder, right hand, and back. He was transported by PFD-Medic Unit to Jefferson University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:50 P.M. The Philadelphia Police Department has a male in custody fitting the description of the offender wanted for the above Homicide by shooting for that incident. A firearm was also retrieved from this male. Images of suspect taken from SEPTA security... Read more →


Charlene B. Riley, of Gloucester City, age 71

Surrounded by her loving family at home in Gloucester City, Charlene passed peacefully on September 10, 2022, at the age of 71. (nee Green). Loving wife of 49 years to Joseph T. Riley. Loving mother of Joseph (Nicole) Riley, Mary Elizabeth (Chad) Rettig and Michelle (Christopher) Stec. Cherished “Mom-Mom” of Brendan, Julia, Audrey, Joseph and Andrew. Beloved sister of Charles (Christine) Green, Michael (Linda) Green and Patrick (Esther) Green. Predeceased by her parents, Godfreid “Bud” Green and Bernice Green (nee Goodman). Charlene was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School class of 1969. She was a devout catholic and longtime... Read more →


Philly Burger Brawl Makes Sizzling Return Oct. 23

60 RESTAURANTS READY TO FIRE UP THE GRILL FOR PHILADELPHIA YOUTH * Philadelphia's largest burger and food competition and benefit returns to Xfinity Live after a two-year pandemic break * Philadelphia, PA - Philly Burger Brawl is back, and ready to fire up the grills for its tenth edition on Sunday, October 23, 2022, at Xfinity Live, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Over 60 restaurants are ready to battle for burger bragging rights all to help Philadelphia youth. Burger lovers and foodies are all invited to enjoy all-you-can-eat samples of the region's best, most inventive and most unusual burger... Read more →


Daniel J. O’Brien of Vermont, age 77 formerly of Fairlawn and Gloucester City

Daniel J. O’Brien, age 77 years of Sandgate, Vermont, formerly of Fairlawn and Gloucester City, New Jersey, passed away on September 7, 2022. He was born on April 12, 1945 and raised in Audubon, New Jersey to the late Robert J. O’Brien and Margaret Mary Cooney O’Brien. Dan is predeceased by his former wife, Elizabeth Batten, and is the devoted father of their children, Danny O’Brien, Jr., David (Diane) O’Brien, and Bernadette (Bill) Yingling. Loving grandfather of Kyle, Sonja, and Cecelia. Dear brother of Robert J. (Cindy) O’Brien, Maureen O’Brien, Mary Ann (Gilbert) Guinoiseau, and the late Margaret O’Brien. A... Read more →


The Pumpkin Loving Hippos Instagram at Philadelphia Zoo Goes Viral, 171 Million People View It

Philadelphia, PA - It was the crunch heard around the world! A video taken at Philadelphia Zoo has grown to become the biggest Reel in history of Philadelphia - and top ten for most viewed Reel on the Instagram platform in the world since Reels started - and top five for most viewed new Reels in 2022. The video also holds the record for the most viewed and largest video in Philadelphia on the TikTok platform. Influencer Philly Publicist and Aversa PR President/CEO Kory Aversa took the video last year during Boo at the Zoo and it went viral on... Read more →