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

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 →

St. Nicholas Italian Festival Returns to South Philly

WITH ALL-DAY FESTIVAL WITH PROCESSION, ITALIAN FOOD, LIVE MUSIC, DANCING, FAMILY FUN * Festival to include Special Salute to Bobby Rydell, Charlie Gracie & Jerry Blavat * Quaker City String Band, photo provided Philadelphia, PA (September 25, 2023)(CNBNews) - A beloved tradition with roots back to the early 1900s returns to South Philadelphia this coming weekend. The Annual St. Nicholas of Tolentine Authentic Italian Festival will bring out thousands of people on Sunday, October 1,... Read more →

Nearly $4 million raised for 13th Annual Cooper Red Hot Gala

CAMDEN CITY N.J. — The Cooper Foundation has raised nearly $4 million for its 13th Annual Red Hot Gala, setting a new record for Cooper. The Gala is being held tonight, September 22nd at the TRIAD1828 CENTER on the Camden waterfront with the announcement to be made by George E. Norcross III, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Cooper University Health Care and MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, and Philip A. Norcross, Esq.,... Read more →

Data Security in Decommissioning: Protecting Your Assets and Information

In an era where data is the lifeblood of organizations, decommissioning data centers is a critical process that demands meticulous attention to data security. Whether prompted by technological advancements, changing business needs, or sustainability goals, data center decommissioning should prioritize the protection of valuable assets and sensitive information. In this article, we will delve into the crucial aspect of data security during the decommissioning process, with insights from experts at The Significance of Data... Read more →

Missing Person Sebastian Roat

PHILADELPHIA PA, (SEPTEMBER 24, 2023)(CNBNews)--The Philadelphia Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the missing person, Sebastian Roat. Sebastian Roat. Sebastian was last seen by his girlfriend at their residence, 19xx Dickinson Street, on Saturday, 9/23/23, at approximately 5:30 PM. Sebastian is 23 years old, 6’4, 140 lbs., with blonde hair and blue eyes; he was last seen wearing light-colored jeans, a red sweatshirt, and white sneakers. Anyone with any information on Sebastian... Read more →

Dirt Bike Stolen in Harrison Township

HARRISON TOWNSHIP, NJ --It is imperative that whoever has information regarding the theft of a 2022 KTM 125 SX dirt bike in Harrison Township, NJ come forward immediately. This bike was stolen from a driveway in the High Point development during the night of September 24, 2023. If you recognize the dirt bike in the image below, do not hesitate to contact HTPD and notify Sgt. Matthew Neely, #1621. Your cooperation in this matter is... Read more →

Gloucester Catholic's Fall 2023 Donor Development Report..

Has Arrived: Support Our Students! Click on Cover Below to View Full Report! Gloucester Catholic's Fall 2023 Donor Development Report has arrived in homes! Please consider making an online donation to support Ram students and their families who need financial assistance for tuition. Thank You from Gloucester Catholic! Three Ways to Give! VENMO -- @gcramsgiving ONLINE -- CLICK HERE TO MAKE ONLINE DONATION! TRADITIONAL MAIL Kindly make check payable to: Gloucester Catholic High School 333... Read more →

Walter Rand Transportation Center Improvement Project progresses

(Camden, NJ) – The $250 million Walter Rand Transportation Center Improvement Project continues to progress as the it enters Phase 2. This next phase aims to finalize the concept plan and bring the project up to 30% design. The vision for the project is to replace and expand the transportation center, that was originally constructed in 1989, to keep up with the growth happening throughout Camden County. “The Walter Rand Transportation Center serves as a... Read more →

Philadelphia Crime Incidents: Two Shot and One Person Stabbed

PHILADELPHIA PA (September 24, 2023)(CNBnews)--Below are the overnight incidents from Saturday CNBNews graphic file evening, September 23, 2023 to now. It is important to note that this information is preliminary and may change. There is no further information available on these incidents. As updates are received, we will provide them. ~Philadelphia Police Department Shooting - 26XX North Bancroft 22ND DISTRICT... SHOOTING... 26XX N BANCROFT STREET... ON THE HIGHWAY AT 5:43A... A 24-YEAR-OLD MALE WAS SHOT... Read more →

CAIR-Philadelphia Condemns Vandalism Targeting Penn Hillel

Refutes Disingenuous Attempts to Tie the Incident to Palestine Writes Festival (Philadelphia, P.A., 9/22/2023) - The Philadelphia chapter of Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Philadelphia) today condemned the vandalism targeting The Hillel building located on the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) campus. The incident reportedly took place on Thursday, September 21 early morning hours when an employee opening the building was followed by an individual who reportedly shouted antisemitic slurs and caused physical damage before he was... Read more →

CNBNews: September Weather is Perfect for Maryland Fishing

Maryland Fishing Report September 20, 2023 Peter and Camile Schwarb enjoyed some fun fishing for white perch recently at Loch Raven Reservoir. Photo courtesy Peter and Camile Schwarb. September weather makes for comfortable fishing, and cooler water temperatures often mean better fishing opportunities. Forecast Summary: September 20 – September 26: As we move into the opening of weekend of fall, the Chesapeake Bay is beginning to cool. The upcoming week should provide moderate temperatures with... Read more →

CPL Mark Ryan Memorial 5K RUN/WALK Saturday, Oct. 28

5k Run $25 9:00AM EDT-11:00AM EDT Registration ends October 28, 2023 at 7:00am EDT Sign Up Walk $25 9:00AM EDT-11:00AM EDT Registration ends October 28, 2023 at 7:00am EDT Sign Up Virtual 5k $30 Registration ends October 28, 2023, at 7:00 am EDT Sign Up Place No. Burlington & Hudson Sts. Gloucester City, NJ US 08030 Description In memory of Cpl. Marc T. Ryan, USMC (KIA November 15, 2004) * Ramadi, Al Anbar Province *... Read more →

Gloucester City PD Hires to Provide Crime Data for Residents; Cost of Service Unknown

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 23, 2023)(CNBNews)-We recently discovered that the Gloucester City Police Department is now using, a platform that shares unprocessed crime data related to Gloucester City. Similar services have been used by many other police departments nearby for a long time—for example, the City of Philadelphia. To access the data, you must create an account by clicking the link below. You may also be asked to... Read more →

Camden County Sheriff’s Office warns residents about new phone scam

(Camden, NJ) ­­­– The Camden County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about a phone scam where individuals are posing as Sheriff’s Officers and calling residents claiming they have outstanding warrants or fines and asking them for payment. The scammers are using spoofed law enforcement phone numbers, along with the names, positions, and addresses of officers. The following is a list of suspicious activity to look out for related to this scam: Calls stating an... Read more →

Gloucester City Marina Closed on Oct. 14th

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Sept. 24, 2023)(CNBNews)--The City of Gloucester City announced today that the Gloucester City Marina, at Proprietors Park, King Street, and Jersey Avenue, will be closed on Saturday, October 14, as the Fall Festival will be held that day. Read more →

Coach USA to Discontinue O.N.E. Bus Service in Orange and Essex Counties

Paramus, NJ – Coach USA today announced that O.N.E. Bus routes 24, 31, and 44, which run in Orange County, Newark, and Essex County, will be discontinued effective October 8, 2023. Dan Rodriguez, Vice President of Public Affairs at Coach USA said, “We attempted to find a solution that would allow service to continue but none prevailed.” He went on to say, “Routes managed by operators such as O.N.E Bus, DeCamp Bus Lines, and A&C... Read more →

Rhonda Richardson Missing from Gloucester Township

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ --On September 22nd, 2023, 57-year-old Rhonda Richardson was reported missing from Gloucester Township. Rhonda was last seen on Friday 09/22/2023 at approximately 1700 hours in the area of Millbridge Apartments (Gloucester Township-Clementon, NJ). Rhonda is known to frequent Philadelphia, PA. It is believed that she was enroute to the area of Reach Street in Philadelphia PA. Rhonda is a black female, 5'06 height and approximately 125 pounds with brown eyes and shaved... Read more →

Philly PD Incident Reports: Two Homicides, and One Critical Vehicle Crash

PHILADELPHIA PA (SEPT. 23, 2023)(CNBNews)-Below are the overnight incidents from Friday evening to now. It is important to note that this information is preliminary and may change. 53xx Chester Avenue--12TH DISTRICT...HOMICIDE BY SHOOTING... 52xx CHESTER AVE... ON THE HIGHWAY... @12:59A... A 25-YEAR-OLD BLACK MALE WAS SHOT MULTIPLE TIMES IN THE CHEST... THE MALE WAS TRANSPORTED BY PRIVATE VEHICLE TO PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL AND PRONOUNCED AT 1:29A...SCENE HELD ARREST MADE... NO WEAPONS RECOVERED. =========================== Critical Pedestrian Crash... Read more →

Philadelphia Police Seeking Assistance in Locating Jaime Rivera; Age 43, 5'2'', 120lbs

PHILADELPHIA PA (SEPT. 23, 2023)(CNBNews)--Philadelphia Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the missing Endangered Person Jaime Rivera. Jaime was last seen on 9-22-23 at approximately 9:00 AM, leaving her mother’s house at 28xx Norcom and operating her mother’s white 2016 Mercedes SUV. Jamie is 43 years old 5’2”, 120lbs, with brown eyes, and black long straight hair; she was last observed wearing a pink top, pink sweat pants, and white sneakers. Anyone... Read more →

Terminally Ill Patients from Out of State Suing New Jersey

New Jersey faces lawsuit over medical aid in dying requirements By Christian Wade | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) — Andrea Sealy was diagnosed with stage-four metastatic breast cancer more than six years ago and has undergone multiple surgeries and rounds of chemotherapy as the disease spread to her hip and spine. If her prognosis worsens, Sealy wants the option to end her life under the care of a physician through New Jersey's... Read more →


...DURING THE COTILLION AND PA DERBY - THE BIGGEST DAY OF RACING IN THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA Bensalem, PA - America's only female horse racing announcer will break the glass ceiling again this weekend in Pennsylvania by becoming the first woman to ever call a Grade 1 Horse Race ever in the WORLD when she calls the betPARX Pennsylvania Derby & Cotillion Day. Jessica Paquette made international headlines as the first female announcer in the... Read more →

UAW Expands its Strike against the Big Three Automakers

By Scott McClallen | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The United Auto Workers on Friday at noon expanded its strike against the Big Three automakers to 38 locations at General Motors and Stellantis. After failing to achieve significant progress at the bargaining table, UAW President Shawn Fain called on more workers to strike nationwide. “As expected, we’re planning to stand up strike in response to the lack of progress in bargaining with GM... Read more →

Homeward Bound Pet Center $4 Adoption Fee

PEYTON CLEARY (CNBNews Photo Hilton Head Island 2022) (Blackwood, NJ)(September 22, 2023)(CNBNews) – To celebrate the beginning of the fall season, all pets at the Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center will have an adoption fee of just $4 from Friday, Sept. 22 to Sunday, Sept. 24. The adoption center is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. “We are reaching a critically... Read more →

(VIDEO)For the Second Time in 8 Years U.S. Senator Menendez (NJ-D) Charged with Numerous Crimes

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Democratic Governor Murphy says Menendez should resign. "The severity of the allegations has compromised Menendez's ability to represent his constituents effectively." NEW YORK, NY (SEPTEMBER 22, 2023)(CNBNews)--On September 22, 2023, a grand jury indictment was released accusing U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, a Democrat and senior Senator from New Jersey, of committing numerous crimes. The indictment alleges that Menendez engaged in a corrupt relationship with three businessmen from his state... Read more →

HOME COUNTRY: Pastor Jeff's Latest Tribulation

Slim Randles | CNBNews We all read about Pastor Jeff's latest tribulation in the local paper, the Valley Weekly Miracle. Maybe tribulation is too strong a word because, after all, when someone leaves your church a huge legacy, isn't it time for rejoicing? Shouldn't we all be walking around the walls of Jericho, tootling on ram's horns and beating the drums in jubilation? It seems one of Pastor Jeff's former church members - a kinda... Read more →

Philadelphia Crime Report: Female Shot on Race Street; Missing, Akeem Graham

PHILADELPHIA PA (September 22, 2023)(CNBNews)--19TH DISTRICT SHOOTING.. 55xx RACE STREET ON THE HIGHWAY AT 8:00 PM.. AN 18-YEAR-OLD FEMALE WAS SHOT ONCE IN THE RIGHT HIP.. POLICE TRANSPORTED THE VICTIM TO PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL, WHERE SHE WAS PLACED IN STABLE CONDITION; NO WEAPON WAS RECOVERED NO ARREST WAS MADE AT THIS TIME. ====================================================== The Philadelphia Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing Endangered Person Akeem Graham. Akeem was last seen at his mother’s... Read more →

NJ Students at Albright College Compete in NCAA Athletics

READING, PA (09/21/2023)-- Albright College students are competing as members of the Lions' NCAA Division III varsity athletic teams this fall. Local athletes include: Boyle Stephan of Woodbury, N.J., (08096) is a member of the NCAA Division III men's soccer team at Albright College this fall. A graduate of Woodbury High School, Boyle is studying Computer Science at Albright. Davis Devine of Sicklerville, N.J., (08081) is a member of the NCAA Division III football team... Read more →

Richard J. McConnell Sr., formerly of Gloucester City; Aux Member of HiNella Fire Co.

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ(CNBNews)--There is no footprint so small that it cannot leave an imprint on the world. Richard J. McConnell, Sr. was a kind, family man who understood the importance of two words, “Thank you.” Rich always had the wind at his back and needed it for that long drive when he was teeing off. He was present, reliable, and led by example of how to be fishers of men. Rich wasn’t afraid of anything.... Read more →

KU Presents! Brings Jakob Dylan and The Wallflowers to Kick Off its 2023-24 Season

KUTZTOWN, PA (09/21/2023) Kutztown University's KU Presents! series is excited to bring singer/songwriter Jakob Dylan and his band, The Wallflowers, to Schaeffer Auditorium 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 27, as the first concert of its 2023-24 season. The son of Bob Dylan and model Sara Lownds, Jakob Dylan has forged his own path as a gifted musician, not only as the lead singer and primary songwriter for the band he founded in 1989, but as a... Read more →

Why Did Gloucester City Property Taxes Increase By A $1000

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Many residents of Gloucester City were shocked to see their property taxes increase this year by as much as $1,000, and in some cases even more. When this happens someone has to look into the reason why. There will be several, no many, allocations of your tax money which may surprise you but the one documented below should startle you. Conner, Strong, & Buckelew (read this as King George Norcross) is... Read more →

New Hope Arts and Crafts Festival This Weekend

RETURNS FOR 29TH YEAR WITH 160+ JURIED FINE ARTISTS AND CRAFTSPEOPLE FROM SEPTEMBER 23-24 photo provided New Hope, PA (CNBNews)-- Greater New Hope Chamber of Commerce presents the 29th Annual New Hope Arts and Crafts Festival on Saturday, September 23, and Sunday, September 24, 2023, at New Hope - Solebury High School, 180 W. Bridge Street, in New Hope, Pennsylvania. Over 160 juried fine artists and craftspeople will exhibit using media such as oil paintings,... Read more →

Government Using AI to Identify Schemes Being Used to Avoid Paying Taxes

Agency focus will shift attention to the wealthy from working-class taxpayers; key changes are coming to reduce the burden on average taxpayers while using Artificial Intelligence and improved technology to identify sophisticated schemes to avoid taxes. WASHINGTON — Capitalizing on Inflation Reduction Act funding and following a top-to-bottom review of enforcement efforts, the Internal Revenue Service announced today the start of a sweeping, historic effort to restore fairness in tax compliance by shifting more attention... Read more →


Runnemede's Fall Food Truck Festival

SAVE THE DATE! RUNNEMEDE NJ (September 21, 2023)(CNBNews)--The Runnemede Chamber of Commerce and the Borough of Runnemede presents the first Loveamede Pike Jam. Last spring was so successful that we'll do another one this fall! The GFWC Woman's Club of Runnemede looks forward to attending the fall event Friday, October 6, 2023, from 5 PM - 9 PM. Stay tuned for more details to come! Read more →

You Are Invited To The Westville Fire Department Anniversary Celebration

WESTVILLE, NJ (September 21, 2023)(CNBNews)--The 35th-anniversary celebration of the Westville Fire Department's incorporation is scheduled for Friday, October 13th at 6 PM. The event will occur at the Firehouse on Broadway and Olive Street in Westville, NJ. The Department was officially incorporated on January 1st, 1988. Refer to the announcement below the image for additional information. WESTVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCEMENT SAVE THE DATE: October 13, 2023, 6PM As we did this past two years, we... Read more →

The World's Best Steeplechase Races Set For October 21

The 102nd Far Hills Race Meeting The Far Hills Race Meeting is a highly anticipated social and sporting event in New Jersey that has been taking place for almost a century. It has a devoted following of fans who come year after year to witness some of the world's best steeplechase races, catch up with loved ones, meet new people, contribute to worthy causes, and create unforgettable memories. The Far Hills Race Meeting has donated... Read more →

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Exploring Lucrative Real Estate Investment Opportunities in South Jersey & Philadelphia

The sun setting on Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love South Jersey and Philadelphia, two vibrant and historically rich regions on the East Coast of the United States, have been capturing the attention of savvy real estate investors in recent years. These areas offer a unique blend of economic growth, cultural attractions, and diverse neighborhoods that make them hotspots for both seasoned and budding real estate investors. In this article, we will delve into the... Read more →

Online Flirting and the Revival of Local Romance

If you’re currently single but keen to find romance, are you looking for someone local? There’s nothing quite like familiarity in any walk of life, and sharing common ground is always an excellent building block for any relationship. The Internet has certainly opened a world of possibilities, with digital dating outlets introducing people from all over the world to prospective partners. But local romance has also never been as popular. How would you like some... Read more →

KUDOS! Police Sgt. Perry, Det. Sgt. Scheid, Cpl. Fessler of Lower Township PD Promoted

Three Lower Township Police Officers were promoted recently. (photo provided) LOWER TOWNSHIP NJ (CNBNEWS)--First Class Michael Perry is a lifelong resident of Lower Township and graduated from Lower Cape May Regional High School in 1999. He was hired just out of High School as a SLEO II Law Enforcement Officer with the Lower Township Police Department. He worked in this capacity until September of 2003, when he was hired as a Corrections Officer with the... Read more →

Navy Week Celebration in Philadelphia and Camden City October 9 through 15


Gaye A. Savin of Cherry Hill, age 89

August 6, 1934 - August 26, 2023 On August 26, 2023. Of Cherry Hill. Formerly of Marlton. (nee Rothstein) Age 89. Loving wife of the late Robert Grinker (1968) and Jules I. Savin (October 13, 2010). Cherished mother of the late Cathy Ellen Grinker (May 18, 1970) who was her only child. Gaye was born in Newark, NJ. She was an extremely spiritual person. She was in the loving care at the end of her... Read more →

NFIB New Jersey Endorses Pro-Small-Business Candidates for Legislature

TRENTON, N.J. (September 19, 2023) – The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s leading small business advocacy association, has announced its slate of incumbent endorsements for the New Jersey Senate and General Assembly in this year’s legislative elections. NFIB NJ State Director Eileen Kean today released the bipartisan list of candidates, which was selected by NFIB New Jersey PAC, the state’s most influential and effective small business political action committee. “More than ever,... Read more →

Cooper Innovation Center Receives $100,000 Grant to Develop New Device...

for Use During Cardiac Catheterizations Invented by Cooper Physicians (CAMDEN, NJ) – Cooper University Health Care’s Center for Innovation has received a $100,000 grant from the Foundation for Health Advancement (FHA) to develop a new medical device that will aid physicians performing cardiac catheterizations and related procedures for greater efficiency, ultimately leading to better patient care. The Antegrade Femoral Artery Entry Device and Sheath was invented and developed by vascular and endovascular surgeons Jeffrey P.... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: U.S NOT ABLE to Show Effectiveness of $3 Billion Spent in Mexico to Stop Drug Trafficking

It is no secret that the United States has a nearly unquenchable appetite for illegal drugs. This appetite drives demand, which TCOs in the Western Hemisphere happily meet. In doing so over the years, these TCOs have become increasingly wealthy and powerful throughout the Western Hemisphere — so much so that in some regions of Mexico and elsewhere in Latin America, they compete (well) for primacy with governments. (The Brookings Institute) +++++ By Brett Rowland... Read more →

Clayton PD and GCPO Holding Special Community Outreach September 21

The Clayton Police Department, in collaboration with the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office, will be holding a Special Community Outreach Event. On Thursday, September 21st, from 4PM – 6PM at the Clayton Rite Aid Parking Lot (236 South Delsea Drive), citizens are invited to attend to learn about local programs that can help those struggling with drug addiction and in need of mental health services. In addition, at 5PM we will train all those who attend... Read more →

Philadelphia Crime: Double Shooting, Victim One Shot 3x's in the Head, Victim Two Shot in Leg