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

Exelena Budd, of Gloucester City, age 92

Gloucester City – On September 27, 2023. Age 92. (nee Hartman) Loving wife of the late Joseph Michael Budd. Cherished mother of Theresa Lynn (Douglas) Morrone, Jacqueline Budd, William Budd, and Jeanine Marie (Robert) Ayes. She was predeceased by her children, Janet Lee Long, Robert Budd, Kathleen Matlack, Joseph M. Budd, III, and Lisa Ann Budd. Beloved sister of Edna Jackson and the late Albert Hartman. She was predeceased by her parents, Karl Hartman and... Read more →

Jake’s Place in Cherry Hill to close temporarily for renovations 

(Cherry Hill, NJ) – More than 10 years ago, the Commissioners worked with the community and the Cummings family to build an all-inclusive playground, Jake’s Place, in the John Adler Memorial Park at Challenge Grove. That park grew into one of the busiest playgrounds in Camden County’s extensive parks system. Since the volume and use has grown over the years and the park has become a destination for the public, the board is investing in... Read more →


GCHS Homecoming Game this Saturday @ 11am! Hi All, Hope is everyone is doing well and we wanted to invite all of you to the Homecoming game vs Wildwood at 11 amand not 12 at Gloucester High School. Hope to see everyone there! Thank you and as always Roll Rams!!! Read more →

Oktoberfest Fall Festival and Oktoberfest Celebration October 7

CELEBRATION TO TAKE OVER RIDGE AVENUE ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7TH * Roxborough's Largest Fall Street Festival to Feature Fun for All Ages (and Dogs too) with Food, Drink, Live Music, Circus, German Beer, Liter Lift, Pet Costume Contest, more Philadelphia, PA - Roxborough Development Corporation announces the return of one of the neighborhood's most cherished fall traditions and one of its largest street festivals. The 11th Annual Roxtoberfest will be held on Saturday, October 7th... Read more →

CNBNews Fishing: Chesapeake Bay Drops 10 Degrees, New Phase of Fishing Begins

Maryland Fishing Report – September 27 Alvin Holland Jr. recently caught this huge northern snakehead in the lower Susquehanna River. Photo courtesy Alvin Holland Jr. The winds, rain, and cool temperatures of Tropical Storm Ophelia set the stage for a transition to fall fishing. Those scorching summer days will mostly be a memory as a new season of exciting fishing in Maryland begins. Forecast Summary: September 27 – October 3: The Chesapeake Bay is continuing... Read more →

Camden County History Month Feature over 90 Events 

Camden City, NJ— The Camden County History Alliance invites the public to join us for Camden County History Month from October 1 to October 31, 2023, when around thirty participating historic sites and history organizations throughout Camden County will be open with special exhibits, reenactments, and guided tours for adults and children, both in-person and virtual, spanning centuries of history. The vast majority of the more than ninety events and activities during the month are... Read more →

GTPD Hiring Part-Time Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainees

CNBNews graphic file Under close supervision as a trainee: Receives and responds to radio, telephone, or other electronic requests for emergency assistance, including law enforcement, fire, medical, or other emergency services and/or dispatches appropriate units to response sites; does other related duties as required. The Gloucester Township Police Department Telecommunicator, or Dispatcher, is often the unsung professional of the emergency response team. Unlike local police departments who use County Telecommunicators, the Gloucester Township Telecommunicators... Read more →

Jefferson Health Hospitals Earn Special Surgical Designations

Voorhees, NJ, September 29, 2023 – Two Jefferson Health hospitals in southern New Jersey earned individual recognitions related to their surgical services. Jefferson Stratford Hospital recently earned designation as an American College of Surgeons (ACS) Surgical Quality Partner, in recognition of its dedication to the safest and most effective surgical care through its Weight-Loss Surgery Program, which also holds ACS Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) designation. More than 5,400 bariatric... Read more →

Investigation into Smoke Shops in Blackwood and Clementon Results in 3 Arrests

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (SEPTEMBER 29, 2023)(CNBnews)--On the afternoon of September 19, 2023, the Gloucester Township Police Department with assistance of Winslow Township PD, Clayton Borough PD and Agents from the New Jersey Department of the Treasury, Division of Taxation, Office of Criminal Investigation Unit executed a Search Warrant at two “smoke shop” retail locations following a nearly one-month long investigation of illegal sales of Controlled Dangerous Substances. Officers seized large quantities of raw packaged marijuana,... Read more →

Onward Ops, Military Transition Support Program

During Suicide Prevention Month, Onward Ops Military Transition Support Program Highlights Its Focus on the ‘Deadly Gap’ You Are Not Alone: Call the National Suicide Hotline’s Veterans Crisis Line at 988 (Press 1), Chat Live or Text 838255 for 24/7 Confidential Crisis Support for Veterans and Their Loved Ones WASHINGTON, September 26, 2023 ( - The first year out of the service – a period known as the “deadly gap” – is a particularly vulnerable... Read more →

McCormick Says US Attorney Sellinger Who Represents New Jersey Should resign

Lisa McCormick asks US Attorney to resign Lisa McCormick, who challenged US Senator Robert Menendez in the 2018 primary election, has issued a call for the resignation of Phillip R. Sellinger, U.S. Attorney for the state of New Jersey. As U.S. Attorney, Sellinger supervises a staff of about 155 federal prosecutors and 130 support personnel and he is responsible for overseeing all federal criminal prosecutions and the litigation of all civil matters in New Jersey... Read more →

Live Jazz Night at Voorhees Town Center Food Court

Laurel Rd entrance Friday 9/29 6:30 pm Food vendors/Dooney's Pub LIVE JAZZ! FREE EVENT! Come and enjoy a live jazz performance on Friday, September 29, 2023, at 6:30 PM, featuring The Budesa Brothers and Jerry Tanenbaum. They will showcase beautiful and timeless jazz pieces, blending blues and soul in their original compositions and improvisations. These musicians are highly recognized for their talent and creativity. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness their amazing performance at the... Read more →

Washington Democrats Continue to Call for Menendez to Resign

By Christian Wade | The Center Square contributor Sep 26, 2023 Democratic Sens. Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Martin Heinrich of New Mexico and Jon Tester of Montana, top from left, have all called for the resignation of Sen. Bob Menendez. AP Photos (The Center Square) — New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker on Tuesday joined a chorus of calls from top Democrats for Sen. Bob Menendez to resign after he... Read more →

Kwacey Q. Owens CONVICTED of Murdering Willingboro Man

Man Convicted of Murder for 2020 Willingboro Shooting Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a 32-year-old Willingboro resident was found guilty today by a Superior Court jury of fatally shooting a man three years ago outside of a house in the township’s Millbrook Park neighborhood. After deliberating for approximately two hours, the panel returned guilty verdicts against Kwacey Q. Owens on charges of Murder (First Degree), Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful... Read more →

Cumberland County Teacher Charged with Alleged Possession of Child Sexual Abuse Materials

Haddon Township, N.J.- A 53-year-old Haddon Township man, who is a teacher in Cumberland County, has been arrested and charged with possession of child sexual abuse material offenses, announced Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Haddon Township Police Chief Timothy Hak. Following a collaborative investigation between the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office High Tech Crimes Unit, the Haddon Township Police Department, and Homeland Security Investigations, on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, a search warrant was executed... Read more →

Small Mistake Can Turn Into a Big Money Problem

It's just as crucial to keep track of your company's finances as it is to attract new clients and serve existing ones. If you're like most small business owners, though, bookkeeping and money management aren't your strong suits. If you avoid these seven frequent small company money blunders, you can stay ahead of the game. The most difficult duty a small business owner takes on is generally handling the company's finances. The reasons are numerous,... Read more →

Saint Marys Parish Celebrates 175 Anniversary

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (SEPTEMBER 28, 2023)--Saint Mary Parish in Gloucester City continued its 175th-anniversary celebration on Sept. 17 with a Mass honoring the living and deceased students, alumni, faculty and staff of Gloucester Catholic Junior Senior High School and the former Saint Mary Grammar School. Deacon Joseph Rafferty, an alumnus and former teacher at both schools who is now principal of Saint Rose of Lima School in Haddon Heights, preached the homily and spoke lovingly... Read more →

HOME COUNTRY: Just One of Those Crazy Mix-Up...

by Slim Randles It was just one of those crazy mix-ups, you know. Like when one thing goes wrong, it triggers another thing that goes wrong and that sets off a multiplicity of crash-and-burns that are remembered long after people are dead and nations fall to Visigoths and such. That’s what happened with our buddy, Dud. You see, he was there at a time when something was needed, and he stepped forward and assumed the... Read more →

Free Atlantic County Flu Vaccinations Start Oct. 3

Atlantic City Casinos on the Boardwalk ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (SEPTEMBER 28, 2023)(CNBNews)--Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson has announced 10 public clinics where residents 18 years and older can receive free flu vaccinations to help protect themselves and others from contracting and spreading the seasonal influenza virus. The clinics, provided by the Atlantic County Division of Public Health, will be held on Tuesdays and Fridays at various locations throughout the county... Read more →

CNB MEDICAL: Migrane Headache Treatment

Thought there was no hope for treating your migraine headaches? Don’t give up. Migraines are headaches with intense pulsing or throbbing pain in one area of the head, along with nausea or vomiting and sensitivity to light and sound. A migraine can last four to 72 hours when untreated. According to the National Institutes of Health, 12% of Americans (about 37 million people) have migraines. These debilitating headaches affect children and adults, and women are... Read more →

Reasons Why Online Casinos Have Become More Popular

In recent years, the online casino industry has experienced a boom like never before. The explosion of digital technology, combined with unprecedented access to high speed, made online gambling an increasingly popular form of entertainment. Here are some key reasons kasyno online holandia have gained significant popularity and show no signs of slowing down. Convenience and Accessibility Arguably, the advantage of online casinos is the convenience factor. You don't need to dress up or travel... Read more →

O'Donoghue, Republican Nominee for AC Sheriff, Calls Out Absent Incumbent Scheffler

Egg Harbor Township (September 27, 2023)(CNBNews)-Joe O’Donoghue, the Republican nominee for Atlantic County Sheriff, released the following statement in response to Democrat Atlantic County Sheriff’s continued absence of leadership, full-time law enforcement, and accountability. Joe O’Donoghue, the Republican nominee for Atlantic County Sheriff “First, during National Night Out, Hope Atlantic County, which shares the same phone number as the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office, both of which are led by Atlantic County Sheriff Scheffler, distributed tax... Read more →

Vineland Man Sentenced to Prsion for Possessing Destructive Device and Explosive Materials

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (SEPTEMBER 26, 2023)– A Cumberland County man was sentenced today to 24 months in prison for possessing a destructive device and explosive materials, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Thomas Petrongio, 64, of Vineland (image courtesy of The Patch) Thomas Petronglo, 64, of Vineland, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Robert B. Kugler to an indictment charging him with one count of possession of a destructive device and one... Read more →

Escapee Mario Che Tiul Arrested in Avondale, PA

Philadelphia, PA — On September 21, 2023, members of the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force arrested Mario Che-Tiul, 34, for escape and related charges, at approximately 1:30 p.m. in the unit block of Gap Newport Pike in Avondale, PA. Che-Tiul and six other inmates escaped a Barry County jail on June 1st, 2023. It is alleged the escapees violently attacked two correctional officers before fleeing. A warrant was issued for Che-Tiul on June 2nd and... Read more →

Looters Strike Center City Stores Wednesday Night

PHILADELPHIA, PA (September 27, 2023) – The Philadelphia Police Department is actively responding to a series of incidents of looting that occurred in the Center City area earlier this evening. The events unfolded on 9/26/23 shortly before 8:00 PM, prompting swift and coordinated action by law enforcement. Shortly before 8:00 PM, an increased presence of juveniles was observed roaming in the Center City business corridor of the 9th District. In a proactive measure, officers from... Read more →

Wanted by Gloucester Township PD for Lewdness

Munaj K. Robinson is wanted on complaints signed by Gloucester Township Police Detectives for an act of lewdness. His last known address is 30 Loretta Boulevard, Sicklerville, NJ, and he was last seen wearing the clothing depicted in the photo on September 25, 2023. If you know the location of Munaj K. Robinson call the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500, or call our GTPD Anonymous Crime Tip Line: 856-842-5560. To send an Anonymous Tip... Read more →


TO MAKE PHILADELPHIA DEBUT IN NORTHERN LIBERTIES Philadelphia, PA - The Edgar Allan Poe Speakeasy chilling cocktail experience is coming to Philadelphia for one weekend only on October 12, 13 and 14, 2023. This immersive pop-up dark speakeasy will celebrate the stories of Edgar Allan Poe. Four of his most famous stories will be retold and reimagined by the event's Poe historians. The event's macabre lead mixologist will transform each of those stories into a... Read more →

Weather Alert:Coastal Flood Advisory until 01AM Thursday

* WHAT...Up to one foot of inundation above ground level is expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. * WHERE...Tidal areas in the New Jersey counties of Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean and southeastern Burlington. * WHEN...Until 1:00 AM Thursday. * IMPACTS...At this level, flooding begins on the most vulnerable roads in coastal and bayside communities, and along inland tidal waterways. Some partial or full road closures are possible. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Water levels will remain... Read more →

Philadelphia Union Eyeing Maiden MLS Cup Glory

With each passing year, the number of franchises yet to get their hands on the MLS Cup grows smaller and smaller. Los Angeles FC’s maiden success in 2022 means that there are now just four teams – Philadelphia Union, New England Revolution, New York Red Bulls, and FC Dallas – who have played in the MLS Cup without getting their hands on the silverware. For Philly, revenge could be a dish best served cold. Los... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Culinary Specialist Seaman Isiah Johnson, of Camden City, N.J

PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 8, 2023) Culinary Specialist Seaman Isiah Johnson, from Camden City, N.J., prepares food for sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is underway conducting routine operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Tomas Valdes) Read more →


Philadelphia, PA – Join the fall festivities at Dilworth Park from Friday, October 6 through Sunday, October 8, 2023. The Philadelphia Marketplace Fall Market Weekend, organized by the makers of Philadelphia’s iconic Christmas Village, will pop up along with Center City District’s Harvest Weekend on the first full weekend in October. Hours will be Friday, October 6, 2023: 12:00pm - 8:00pm, Saturday, October 7, 2023: 12:00pm - 8:00pm and Sunday, October 8, 2023: 12:00pm -... Read more →

CNB Fishing: New Blue Catfish Record in Delaware

DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife has confirmed a new state record blue catfish, the fourth state record of the year for the 2023 Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament. The 42.5-inch, 48-pound, 7.2-ounce blue catfish was caught on cut bait earlier this month by Chris Andrews of Bridgeville, while fishing in the Nanticoke River on his personal boat at night with friends who helped him land his massive catch. “Fishing is a big part of my... Read more →

Ray Ford-Leon Harris Old Timers Meeting SUNDAY, October 15 from 2PM - 5PM

Pictured are some of the people who attended the meeting held in October 2007. Unlike previous years, this gathering is now open to both males and females. (photo credit CNBNews) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (SEPT. 27, 2023)(CNBNews)--Please join us for the Annual Ray Ford-Leon Harris gathering at Elizabeth's Ballroom, which is located at 419 Highland Blvd, on SUNDAY, October 15th, from 2 PM to 5 PM. Former athletes and fans from Gloucester High School and Gloucester... Read more →

Symphony in C Begins at Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts November 4 

New York, NY (September 26, 2023) — New Jersey-based professional training orchestra symphony Claunches its 2023-2024 season with its new Music Director, Noam Aviel, on Saturday, November 4, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. Gordon Theater at the Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts in Camden, New Jersey. The concert features Smetana’s Overture from The Bartered Bride, Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4, and Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 18, performed by piano prodigy Harmony Zhu. "I am thrilled... Read more →

Camden County Offers Naloxone Kits and Training to School Bus Drivers

(Blackwood, NJ) – On Tuesday, the Board of Commissioners joined with law enforcement, public officials, members of the Black Horse Pike Regional School District, and members of the county’s Addiction Awareness Task Force to distribute Naloxone kits to school bus drivers at Triton Regional High School. This is part of the county’s ongoing initiative to make the overdose reversal medication, also known as Narcan, more accessible. “Naloxone is a critical tool in our battle against... Read more →

Flu Shots in Camden County Kickoff in October

(Gloucester Township, NJ) - The Board of Commissioners has scheduled 13 locations for the 2023 Seasonal Influenza Immunization Program. As is the tradition, the program begins at the annual Senior Health Fair, which this year takes place on Oct. 4 at the Voorhees Town Center 2140 Voorhees Town Center in Voorhees, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. “The flu sickens thousands of people each year and it can be a deadly virus in extreme cases.... Read more →

Say Hello To Austin, Tilly, Aragon, Lucy and Ethel, Blaze, Ben, Maria, Ben, and Jerry

ANIMALS AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION AT THE GLOUCESTER COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER Say hello to Austin! This cute boy was found as a stray on I-295! He is safe and ready to go to a loving home. He favors women and needs a little time to warm up with men. He is great with dogs and seems to do well with cats. Stop in and meet Austin! Tilly is a 1-year-old bully girl who’s sweet as can... Read more →

Resorts Casino Hotel Balls Out Block Party

September 30th Featuring the Cheesesteak Egg Roll Bowl; rain or shine ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (September 25, 2023) (CNBNews)– Guests are invited to an action-packed day at Resorts Casino Hotel on Saturday, September 30th! Featured events include the Balls Out Block Party featuring the Cheesesteak Egg Roll Bowl, a ribbon cutting to celebrate the new menu at DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts and the opening of The Boo Bar. Balls Out Block Party The boardwalk and beach... Read more →

Online Safety and Entertainment: Navigating the Digital World

Online entertainment has become integral to our daily lives in our interconnected world. Whether it's streaming movies and TV shows, engaging in social media or playing online games, the Internet offers a multitude of opportunities for enjoyment. image Yet, with these opportunities come significant online safety and privacy challenges. This article will delve into the critical aspects of safety and entertainment, providing you with the knowledge and tools to navigate the digital playground securely.... Read more →

Former Gloucester City Residents Participate in 9-11 Ceremonies Held in Mantua Park

MANTUA, NJ (September 26, 2023)(CNBNews)--Bob Jonas, (right) the Director of Gloucester County Veterans Affairs, and Joe Heitman, a veteran from Mantua VFW, attended the Patriots Day Ceremony on September 11, 2023, at Chestnut Branch Park in Mantua Township. Patriots Day is a significant event to commemorate the tragic events of September 11, 2001, and to honor the courage and sacrifice of veterans and first responders. Such ceremonies are essential for communities to unite and pay... Read more →

One of The Largest Halloween Parades in the Nation

Annual Toms River Halloween Parade October 31, 7 pm Reported to be the 2nd largest Parade of its type in the world by the Guinness Book of World Records! It’s a parade with plenty of floats and decorative Halloween-themed attractions. Arrive early. It is recommended you arrive about 2 hours prior to the start of the parade. This allows time to get settled and comfortable so the parade can begin on time. In the past,... Read more →

50s, 60s, & 70s Weekend at The Wildwoods

DOWN THE SHORE!!! Join us for this fabulous weekend of fun, nostalgia and great music! Friday night features a ’50s, ‘60s & ‘70s Dance Party at the Wildwoods Convention Center from 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. featuring The Cameos. Tickets are $20 per person. A FREE street fair will take place on Saturday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. in Fox Park featuring food and craft vendors, live entertainment, a Doo Wop Bus Tour, and... Read more →

*Lower Township Faith and Blue Weekend

Lower Township Police and Police Chaplain Team Host 2 Events for National Faith & Blue Weekend (October 6-9, 2023) Lower Township Police and their Police Chaplain Team invite you to join them at their National Faith & Blue events. The events offer an opportunity for community-officer engagement and are part of the nation’s largest annual collaborative policing initiative. Strong communities are built on mutual respect and understanding. Law enforcement and faith institutions are key pillars... Read more →


The annual family fun event! Vehicle check-in is at 4:30 p.m., event is 5:30 – 7 p.m. on October 28, 2023. Held along Olde NJ Avenue in North Wildwood. Music, Magic, Balloon Twisting and more! Families are encouraged to bring their vehicles decorated for Halloween. Children will come in costume and visit each car where families will provide treats from the trunks of their cars. There will be no judging of the children’s costumes, but... Read more →

William F. Shouse Jr., of Camden City

William Franklin Shouse, Jr., affectionately known as Mookie, was born on November 30, 1988 in Camden, NJ to Marie Shouse (nee Causey) and the late William F. Shouse. Mookie entered into eternal rest on September 19, 2023 at Virtua – Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden, NJ. A lifelong resident of Camden, NJ, he was a graduate of Maple Shade High School class of 2007. At the age of 18, soon after graduating, Mookie... Read more →


photo provided PHILADELPHIA, PA (September 25, 2023)--SEPTA Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a gunman wanted in a shooting at the Tasker-Morris Station this morning. Fortunately, no one was injured. At approximately 6 a.m., the male in the picture attached approached a female from behind on the mezzanine level. He bumped into her, and a brief altercation ensued. He then fired his gun once before fleeing the scene. Anyone with information on the... Read more →

Eileen Marie Collins, Raised in Gloucester City; Longtime Teacher, GCHS Alum and "Hoop Star"

Eileen Marie Collins passed away peacefully at home on September 22, 2023. Born on January 14, 1949, she grew up as the fourth of five Collins children on Monmouth Street in Gloucester City, NJ. She enjoyed a childhood filled with sports activities and playing in the back lot from sun up to sun down. Ahead of her time as a female athlete, Eileen was an outstanding basketball player in high school and her passion for... Read more →