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


Camden County Issues Code Blue for Tonight

(Gloucester Township, NJ)(March 29, 2023)(CNBNews) – Commissioner Virginia Betteridge, liaison to the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services, advises municipalities that the region will be under a Code Blue Advisory Wednesday evening into the morning of Thursday, March 30. The Health Officer has issued the Code Blue advisory for Camden County effective from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., beginning March 29 to the morning of March 30. Temperatures during the code blue will... Read more →

Commissioner Johnathan Young Releases Statement Regarding Chemical Spill

The statement below is by Camden County Commissioner Jonathan Young regarding the chemical spill in Bucks County on Friday night. “The Camden County Department of Public Safety and the Office of Emergency Management have been closely following the chemical spill in southeastern Pennsylvania since Friday night. We have been talking on a regular basis with the state Department of Environmental Protection, state Office of Emergency Management, the U.S. Environmental Protection Administration, the U.S. Coast Guard... Read more →

Gloucester City's Annul Flushing of Hydrants

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 29, 2023)--Donna Domico, Gloucester City CNBNews graphic files Superintendent of Utilities, announced today that the annual Fire Hydrant/Main Flusing will begin in Gloucester City starting the week of April 10 to April 21 from 11 PM to 7 AM. Her full statement is below. Read more →

Richard Emery "Rock" Stefan, of Mount Ephraim; World Cup Ball Hockey Coach

Richard Emery "Rock" Stefan, 65, of Mount Ephraim, NJ passed away on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at Jefferson Hospital, Abington, PA. Born in Camden, NJ in 1957, to the late, Rudolf and Elizabeth (Calloway) Stefan. Richard was a lifelong resident of Mt. Ephraim. In his early years, he had a career with Burger King. Later, he was a settlement processor for Weichert Title for over 20 years and also worked in the title insurance field... Read more →



CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (March 24, 2023) – The mayor of Wildwood, New Jersey, today admitted that he aided and assisted in the preparation and presentation of false and fraudulent tax returns, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Peter J. Byron of Wildwood, 67, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge Karen M. Williams in Camden federal court to an information charging him with two counts of willfully aiding and assisting in the preparation and presentation... Read more →

Virtua Orthopedics & Spine Doctor Helps MMA Fighter to Fight Again

Ryan Cafaro, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter and coach, 33, from Pennsauken, NJ, is considered a top prospect in the world of Mixed Martial Arts. When Ryan tore his ACL in March 2022, he knew he needed to find the best way to treat the injury, get his fighting career back on track, and achieve his goal for himself—to fight again within a year of his injury. Ryan’s first fight is scheduled for March 31,... Read more →

Rowan's Erin Renshaw and Elaina Corson Receive NJAC Awards

PITMAN, NJ – Rowan’s Erin Renshaw (Washington Twp., NJ/Washington Twp.) was named the NJAC Offensive Player of the Week and Elaina Corson (Hainesport, NJ/Rancocas Valley Regional) was named the NJAC Rookie of the Week in the conference’s women’s lacrosse awards that were announced today. Renshaw totaled nine goals and one assist in two wins last week, extending Rowan's winning streak to four. The senior had four goals in the 16-11 victory at Scranton, with three... Read more →

Former Buffalo NY Teacher Sentenced to 168 Months for Pos. of Child Porn

BUFFALO, N.Y. (March 23, 2023)--— U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross announced today that Peter Hingston, 63, of Amherst, NY, who was convicted of two counts of possession of child pornography, was sentenced to serve 168 months in prison and 15 years supervised release by Chief U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford. image Facebook Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael DiGiacomo, who handled the case, stated that on June 17, 2019, Buffalo Police Officers were called to City... Read more →

Patricia Ann Underwood, of Gloucester City; Doctor Assistant, GCHS Alum

Patricia Ann Underwood (née Riley) of Gloucester City, NJ, age 70, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on March 26, 2023. She was born on January 27, 1953, in Camden, NJ to the late James Joseph Riley and Veronica Jane CNBNews graphic file (Borzner) Riley. Patricia was a 1971 graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School. She was well-known in the medical community as a long-time assistant to Dr. Robert Brown and Dr. Carl Vitola.... Read more →

COLD CASE FILE: Have You Seen Sabrina Mae Kahler

The Erie Police Department continues investigating the disappearance of 20-year-old Sabrina Mae Kahler. Kahler was last seen with David Sherman Heck at a swimming hole at Eagley Park in western Erie County, Pennsylvania on 6/24/2002. While Kahler and Heck were swimming, there was apparently a confrontation with Heck's ex-girlfriend. Heck and Kahler went to the Tasty Twist ice cream stand and he called the police. Heck claims he gave Kahler money and dropped her off... Read more →

Check Out the JRNY Digital Fitness Platform

The immersive JRNY digital fitness platform features hundreds of workouts, including strength, cardio, HIIT, yoga, stretching, and Pilates. It is available on Bowflex cardio equipment with voice-coached custom workouts, trainer-led workouts, and access to your own entertainment subscriptions such as Netflix, HBO Max, and Disney+. (NAPSI)—They say old habits die hard, but for many people the last two years have proven otherwise. The COVID-19 pandemic fueled a seismic shift in the way people view physical... Read more →

Profs Lacrosse Extends Winning Streak to Four; Record Now 6-2

GLASSBORO, NJ – Jamie Cutrera tied her career-high with four goals, and Julianna Corson and Erin Renshaw added four apiece as Rowan defeated Stevenson, 17-7, in women's lacrosse action. The victory extends the Profs' winning streak to four as they improve to 6-2 on the year. Cutrera and Corson each handed out an assist while Elaina Corson scored three and Molly Green and Michaela Donnelly had three apiece. Mel Rodgers made her first start of... Read more →

Schooley and Harcourt Power Rowan over Swathmore; Eighth Straight Win

GLASSBORO, NJ – Anthony Schooley drove in a career-high five runs and Karson Harcourt had three RBI as #10 Rowan (13-3) won its eighth straight, defeating visiting Swarthmore, 15-2, in non-league baseball action. Righthander Matt Choi earned the win in six innings of work. Schooley was 2-for-2 with a pair of singles and a sacrifice fly to post five RBI, with Harcourt going 2-for-4 at the plate. Ryan Murphy and Pat Defeciani crossed the plate... Read more →

The Joy of Baking: Tips, Tricks, and Recipes for Home Cooks

Whether you're a seasoned baker or just starting out, baking can be a rewarding and fun experience. This article will go over some tips, tricks, and ideas for making your baking experience even more enjoyable. Explore New Recipes and Techniques Baking is a never-ending adventure, with new recipes and techniques to try. Don't be afraid to experiment with new ingredients or to try out new techniques like piping, decorating, or using stencils. You can check... Read more →

U.S. Army Veteran Lawrence Spellman Honored

VOORHEES TOWNSHIP, NJ --The Camden County Board of Commissioners gathered in Voorhees Township for a recent Town Hall Meeting and honored U.S. Army Veteran Lawrence Spellman. Spellman, a police officer for Voorhees Township, served in the Army from 2009 to 2012, after which he was honorably discharged. During his service, Spellman was deployed to Iraq where he was involved in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn. During his time in the Army, Spellman received... Read more →

How To Gamble The Smart Way

Gambling has long been a source of entertainment for people around the world. From the ancient Chinese game of mahjong to modern-day casino gambling, people have been enjoying the thrill of risking their money in the hopes of winning big. It's no surprise that casino gambling is especially popular, as it provides an exciting atmosphere full of fun, excitement, and the potential for huge payouts. Casino gambling has become increasingly accessible in recent years with... Read more →

Betting Tips To Start Off Right

Sports betting has been a popular pastime for centuries. People have been wagering on the outcome of sporting events since ancient times, and it continues to be one of the most popular forms of gambling today. Betting on sports offers the chance to win big money and the excitement of watching the game with the anticipation of a potential payout. People have been betting on sports for many reasons. Whether it be for entertainment, to... Read more →


photo provided SERVING THE COMMUNITY FOR 100 YEARS--Members of the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons, left to right: Kirk Popiolek, Charles Sauter, David Spector, John Wilson, Cynthia Jankech, Ron Ruban, Diane Schreyer, Milton Smith, Terry Shannon, Pat Wilson (front), Harvey Lermack (back), Pamela Stalcup, Diane Smith, Dan Boris (back), Janet Boris (front), Robert Fonash, Dawn Mutchler. ++++++ HADDONFIELD: Celebrating 100 years of community service, the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons was feted by Kiwanis Clubs... Read more →

ICYMI: Academics backing Google in Supreme Court case benefited from tech giant

Gabe Kaminsky | Washington Examiner Records show that some of the leading academic voices backing Google as part of a landmark Supreme Court case have personally benefited from the tech giant's influence over the years. Nineteen internet law scholars signed on to a January amicus brief in Gonzalez v. Google, arguing to uphold Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, a federal statute at the heart of the case shielding companies like Google from liability... Read more →

Chef Jose Garces welcomes Kaitlin Wines and Ryan Elmore of Mom-Mom’s Kitchen

Philadelphia, PA - Chef Jose Garces welcomes Kaitlin Wines and Ryan Elmore of Mom-Mom’s Kitchen as the next Chefs in Residency at Volvér at the Kimmel Center (300 S. Broad Street). This award-winning program supports the collective vision of the Kimmel Cultural Campus and Garces to foster an inclusive, innovative cultural future for Philadelphia by supporting emerging minority chefs. The residency for Wines and Elmore runs March 22 to April 23, 2023, with exclusive dishes... Read more →

The Philadelphia Show Premieres April 27

Image courtesy of EventQuip. Thursday, April 27, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Enjoy a first look at the antiques and fine art which span the seventeenth century to the present. Join us for a memorable evening of drinks and hors d’oeuvres to celebrate the Philadelphia Show, the distinguished dealers, and the unique and distinctive objects available for sale. Ticket Prices Includes a ticket to the preview party, valet parking, access for the full run of... Read more →

Camden County Concerts and Events

The RUSH Tribute Project Next Week Presented by the Camden County Board of Commissioners, in association with BRE and the Borough of Collingswood, the Scottish Rite Auditorium welcomes The RUSH Tribute Project on Friday, March 31st. Doors open at 7 PM, showtime is at 8 PM. Combining skilled musicianship with exciting performances, The RUSH Tribute Project (known as RTP to its dedicated fanbase) delivers the magic of Rush’s famous live concerts. Covering all 40 plus... Read more →

NJ American Water Continues to Ask Customers to Conserve in Three Counties

New Jersey American Water’s Delaware River Plant Still Not Impacted by Chemical Spill CAMDEN, N.J. – MARCH 27, 2023 – New Jersey American Water continues to reassure its customers that treated water from its Delaware River Regional Water Treatment Plant is not impacted by the chemical spill that occurred early Saturday morning from a manufacturing plant into a tributary of the river in Bristol, Pa. CONSUMER ALERT New Jersey American Water monitors the source water... Read more →

Are There Neglected Historic Places In Your Community?

Nominations for the 10 Most Programs are due soon! Do you know of a historic place threatened in your community due to neglect and deferred maintenance, threats incurred by redevelopment and new construction, or difficulties raising adequate preservation funding? The 10 Most Endangered Historic Places in New Jersey program highlights irreplaceable historical, architectural, cultural, and archaeological resources in the state that are in imminent danger of being lost. Submit a nomination The deadline to submit... Read more →

Charles W. McKenna Jr., age 84, of Gloucester City; Air Force Veteran, GCHS Alumnus

On March 25, 2023. Age 84. Of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted husband of 56 years to the late Frances Ann McKenna. Loving father of Dr. Ann Marie “Amy” Bescherer (Dr. Rudolph, Jr.) and Allison B. Mankoski (Mark). Loving Pop-Pop of Mark S. Mankoski, Jr. and Morgan P. Mankoski. Dear brother of Anita Wheeler (late Kendall). Predeceased by his parents Charles W. McKenna Sr. and Edna Mae McKenna (nee Stephenson). Walt was a graduate of... Read more →

Coast Guard Releases Statement on Cleanup of Latex Finishing Material

BRISTOL, Pa. — Coast Guard personnel from Sector Delaware Bay and multiple partner agencies continue clean-ups Sunday following the release of a latex finishing material Friday night due to a mechanical failure at the Trinseo facility in Bristol. It’s estimated that 8,100 gallons of latex finishing material, a water-soluble acrylic polymer solution, was released with a max potential release of 12,000 gallons. The material is reported to be composed of approximately 50% water and the... Read more →

Daijohn Spaulding Shot and Killed in Camden City; Police Seeking Help

Camden City, N.J.(March 27, 2023)(CNBNews)- Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man on Sunday afternoon in Camden, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. On Sunday, March 26, 2023, at approximately 2:40 p.m., Camden County Police Department officers responded to the 1400 block of Collings Road in Camden for a ShotSpotter activation. Officers arrived on the scene and located a male victim suffering from an apparent... Read more →

Tips for Navigating the Australian Immigration Process

Australia is a popular destination for people seeking new opportunities or a better quality of life. However, navigating the Australian immigration process can be challenging, especially if you're unfamiliar with the visa options and requirements. That's why we've compiled these tips Australia visa process for navigating the immigration process. Whether you're applying for a skilled worker, student visa or tourist visa, these tips will help you prepare and submit a complete and accurate application to... Read more →

Tulips are Blooming at Dalton Farms, Swedesboro

Dalton Farms 660 Oak Grove Rd, Swedesboro, NJ With family ties to the farm extending back to 1790, the Dalton family is proud to continue this tradition now under the ownership of Keith, Ann, and Connor. Dalton Farms is a 99- acre family-owned and run farm conveniently located in southern New Jersey just off 322. Dalton Farms boasts an impressive array of tulips and offers a diverse range of activities suitable for all age groups.... Read more →

Winslow Township Water Supply Not Impacted by Chemical Spill in Bristol, PA

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP UTILITY WATER SUPPLY IS NOT AT RISK AFTER BUCKS COUNTY CHEMICAL SPILL Winslow Township Utilities wants to reassure residents that the Winslow Water Supply is NOT impacted by the chemical spill that occurred early Saturday morning from a manufacturing plant in Bristol, Pa. At no time has the township’s water supply been at risk, and it continues to be safe for consumption. In conjunction with New Jersey American Water, Winslow Township Utilities has... Read more →

*Atlantic City Beer/Music Festival June 3-4

The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival, Presented by Ocean Casino Resort is returning to Bader Field in a big way Saturday, June 3rd, and Sunday, June 4th, for two days of great music, tasty beers, and off-the-wall activities! There is a reason the Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival is one of the most popular beer events in the country. Bader Field sets the scene for the 3rd year in a row for another... Read more →

Safety and Fun: What to Look For in Sportsbook Promotions

image courtesy of Sportsbook promotions are a great way to increase the level of excitement when participating in sportsbook betting. That said, there are a few things to look for when considering which promotion is right for you. Safety should always be your number one priority, as it’s essential that you feel comfortable and secure in your decision-making. Although many sportsbooks offer generous bonuses and promotions, it’s important to read the fine print and... Read more →

Gloucester City Water Supply Remains Safe

LAST UPDATED: MARCH 27, 2023 - 8:51AM GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 27, 2023)(CNBNews)--Today, Monday, the Gloucester City Water Department released the following statement about the chemical spill that occurred early Saturday morning from a manufacturing plant into a tributary of the river in Bristol, Pa. CONSUMER ALERT OEM has been monitoring the situation relative to the Bristol, PA, incident. Gloucester City does not use river water for our potable water supply and would not be... Read more →

COVID-19 Vaccines/ Free Health Screenings Offered Throughout Camden County  

(Blackwood, NJ) – To ensure that residents have access to necessary medical care, the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services will be offering free adult health screenings at two locations next week and will also be traveling across the county to administer COVID-19 vaccines. “If you aren’t able to make it to a doctor’s office to check up on your health, consider coming to next week’s event,” said Commissioner Virginia Betteridge, liaison to... Read more →

Roadwork in Pine Hill, Camden City and Gloucester Township will Close Roads

Construction to close road in Pine Hill CNBNews graphic files (Lindenwold, NJ) – Camden County will enhance the drainage system on West Branch Avenue from Monday, March 27 to Friday, April 14, from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily. From Monday, March 27 to Wednesday, March 30, West Branch Avenue will be closed between Blackwood-Clementon and Erial roads. For the remainder of the project, there will be alternating traffic with flaggers. Roadwork to shift lanes... Read more →

Philadelphia Mummers String Band Assn. Visiting Camden County, Saturday, April 29

THE PARADE STARTS AT 2 PM – 4 PM Starts Euclid Avenue in Haddonfield | Ends Haddon Square in Haddon Township Viewing Performance Areas Along the Way P.J. Whelihan’s | Crystal Lake Ave | Haddon Square The Camden County Board of Commissioners, Haddonfield, and Haddon Township welcome the Philadelphia Mummers String Band Association to the first annual String Band Parade Down Haddon Ave. Join us for a great day of string bands and music, food... Read more →

4 Best Benefits of Cleaning the Bathroom Regularly

The bathroom is the ultimate place that you will use to clean your body from sweat and dirt after a long and busy day. For some, this can even be a way for them to release stress, as the warm water cleanses all the burden of the day. Thus ensuring that the bathroom is clean and comfortable to use is very important. Furthermore, the bathroom is also one of the dirtiest areas in a house... Read more →

New Jersey American Water’s Delaware River Plant Not Impacted by Chemical Spill

Issues Voluntary Conservation Notice for Customers in Three Counties Due to Chemical Spill CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – MARCH 26, 2023 – New Jersey American Water wants to reassure its customers that treated water from its Delaware River Regional Water Treatment Plant is not impacted by the chemical spill that occurred early Saturday morning from a manufacturing plant into a tributary of the river in Bristol, Pa. New Jersey American Water monitors the source water and... Read more →

City of Philadelphia Warning, Don't Drink The Water; Sams Club Runs Out of Bottle Water

UPDATED Philadelphia Water Department's latest alert, "Tap water from the Baxter Drinking Water Treatment Plant will remain safe to drink and use at least through 11:59 p.m. Monday, March 27, 2023." Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews PHILADELPHIA, PA (March 26, 2023)(CNBNews)The City of Philadelphia recommends using bottled drinking water from 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 26, 2023 until further notice for all Philadelphia Water customers. Contaminates have not been found in the system at this time... Read more →

*Collingswood Green Day Saturday, April 22

Saturday, April 22 9 am to 2 pm Zane School Parking Lot (Haddon and Irvin Avenues in the rear lot) Join us for our annual green resources event. Whether you are an eco-friendly expert or just getting started on your green initiatives, Collingswood Green Day provides opportunities and resources to support your journey to sustainable living. Please stop by and see us to enjoy refreshments and live music with your neighbors and learn more about... Read more →

94 Feet with Atlas that Masked Ram (video)

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 25, 2023)(CNBNews)--Today, we present a classic Gloucester Catholic video -- 94 Feet with Atlas!! Walk Down Memory Lane With Atlas! Who Is That Masked Ram? Make sure to find out! Click on the video below. We are also pleased to announce that new donors to the 2023 campaign have increased by 40% over our 2022 campaign!! Please see the three easy ways to make a donation to the Campaign below so... Read more →

Middlesex County Authorities Arrest Sicklerville Man for 2014 Burglary/Sexual Assault Case

KEASBEY, NJ (March 23, 2023 (CNBNews)--Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Director Robert Hubner of the Woodbridge Police Department announced today that a Sicklerville, NJ man has been arrested and charged in connection with a 2014 burglary and sexual assault. On September 21, 2014, a female reported being sexually assaulted by an unknown male who had unlawfully forced his way into her apartment in Keasbey, NJ. As a result of the ongoing investigation and the... Read more →

Mary Vaughn, age 90, of Marion and Bellmawr

Mary Vaughn (née LaBance), 90, of Marion, New Jersey, formerly of Bellmawr, New Jersey, passed away peacefully on March 8, 2023. Mary was born in Oneida, PA, and moved to Camden, NJ with her family. She became a secretary at RCA in Camden, NJ. Mary became a homemaker, which was one of the great pleasures of her life. She was extremely proud of her five children. Mary was a great conversationalist. She loved reading, tennis,... Read more →

Gloucester County Commissioners Keep Promise; Okay FY Balanced Budget

Balanced Budget Keeps Spending Flat as Part of Three-Year Commitment At its March 15, 2023 meeting, the Gloucester County Board of County Commissioners approved the County government’s budget for Fiscal Year 2023. This balanced budget, first introduced at the Board’s meeting on February 11, maintains spending at levels identical to Fiscal Year 2022 with an anticipated county tax rate cut. Commissioner Director Frank J. DiMarco noted, “As a Board, we are proud to adopt this... Read more →

Katherine "Cass" Greene, 83, Retired from the Mt. Laurel Police Department

Cass passed away on March 22, 2023, at the age 83. Born in Barrington, NJ, she was the daughter of the late, Lawrence and Lucille (Peterson) Flood. She is survived by her daughters, Denise A. Mason (Michael), Susan L. Vandy; step-son, Stephen T. Greene, Jr. (Jeff Boudreux); grandchildren, Andrew Boyce, Christopher Boyce and Alexandra Mason. Cass was predeceased by her husband, Stephen T. Greene, Sr. in March, 2016; brother, Joseph Flood; sister, Marion Kaisla and... Read more →

*Glasstown Adult East Egg Hunt

MILLVILLE, NJ (March 26, 2023)(CNBNews)--It is back!! We are bringing back our Annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt. Join us Saturday, April 8th, from 11 am -3 pm for a chance to win some fun prizes. Doors open at 11, the hunt starts at noon, raffle at 1. You must be 21 or older to participate. The hunt will start promptly at NOON. This event is always fun; we look forward to seeing you all there.... Read more →

*RAHWAY TASTE of Spring Friday, April 14

Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe, the Rahway City Council, and the City of Rahway’s Special Improvement District invite you to prepare your taste buds for our premier Restaurant Tasting Event in Downtown Rahway—the Rahway Taste of Spring! Friday, April 14 · 5:30 - 9 pm EDT Now in its 20th year, this event has been widely recognized as the most extensive tasting event of its kind in the NJ/NY Metro Area, typically with upwards of 40... Read more →

Winners of New Jersey American Water Watersheds Art Contest Named

CAMDEN CITY N.J. – MARCH 24, 2023 – New Jersey American Water is proud to announce the winners of its Annual Protect Our Watersheds Art Contest. Two fourth-graders within the company’s service territory were selected as winners for conveying the importance of protecting our natural resources through exceptional artwork. “We are truly inspired by all of the submissions we received and commend every student who participated,” said Denise Venuti Free, Sr. Director of Communications and... Read more →