Merry Christmas and A Happy Healthy New Year

Florence M. Pierce of Runnemede. Age 85.

Florence M. Pierce (nee Beideman), on January 21, 2022, of Runnemede. Age 85. Beloved wife of Albert Jr. for 64 years. Devoted mother of Albert F. Pierce III (Linda), Dennis G. Pierce (Lori), and Deborah M. Carey (Doug). Loving grandmother of 11 and great grandmother of 10. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Florence loved her family - family was everything to her. She was a big fan of the Flyers, Phillies, and Sixers. Florence may have been small, but she was feisty. She enjoyed baking Christmas cookies and cooking Sunday dinners with Debbie. Florence spent many summers at... Read more →


Rowan's Basketball Scores Men and Women Teams

Rowan Men's Basketball Rolls Over Kean, 96-78 UNION, NJ – Andrew Seager and Arian Azemi scored 16 points apiece to lead a balanced effort as Rowan defeated Kean, 96-78, in an NJAC men’s basketball matchup. The win is the Profs’ third in the row as they improve to 15-3 on the year, and 8-3 in the conference. Seager, who shot 6-for-15 from the field, and Azemi both recorded double-doubles with Seager grabbing 10 and Azemi pulling down 11. Marcellus Ross scored 13 points for the Profs as did Hafeez Melvin, who connected on 13-for-14 from the foul line. Rowan led... Read more →


Harry M. Lewbart, of Gibbsboro, long time member of VFW Post 3620 and American Legion Post 371

Gibbsboro - On January 16, 2022, Harry passed away at the age of 90. Born in Philadelphia, Harry served in the US Navy for 4 years from 1948-1952. After his honorable discharge, he worked as a design engineer. Harry was longtime member of Townsend C. Young VFW Post 3620 in Gloucester City and the Gibbsboro American Legion Post 371. Harry is lovingly survived by his wife, Nancy (nee Farrell); his daughter, Linda Patchus (Husband, Michael) of Lancaster, SC; his grandchildren, Michael Patchus, Jr. (Wife, Sharae) of Hawaii and Amy Cramutola (Husband, John) of Blackwood as well as his nephew, Albert... Read more →


Are Apple Cider Vinegar Gummies Really a Health Kick for You?

Apple cider vinegar has been known for its health benefits. In fact, some people are so eager to use it that they even use it as a condiment. But are apple cider vinegar gummies really good for you? You might be surprised to learn that there's not much research on the effects of this popular health food. Here is what we do know. For starters, the potency of apple cider vinegar changes depending on temperature and time, which means the amount of acid in each serving can vary quite a bit. There's also no way to know if your particular... Read more →


Rowan Women and Men Swim Teams Champs of NJAC

NJAC CHAMPS! Rowan Women's Team Defeats TCNJ, 157-139, to Capture Conference Crown GLASSBORO, NJ -- The Rowan Women's Swimming & Diving Team captured the New Jersey Athletic Conference Championship with a 157-139 win over The College of New Jersey on Saturday. The Profs win their 14th overall title and fifth in the last six seasons as the team did not compete in 2020-21. The NJAC crowns its champions through regular-season competition among the schools. Rowan went 4-0-1 in NJAC action this season. COMPLETE RESULTS Individually, Rowan had two swimmers win three events each. Veronica Alferez claimed first with a season-best... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: NY Patrolman Jason Rivera Shot and Killed Responding to a Domestic Violence Call

JASON RIVERA New York City Police Department, New York End of Watch Friday, January 21, 2022 NEW YORK, NJ--Police Officer Jason Rivera was shot and killed when he and two other officers responded to a domestic violence call in an apartment at 119 West 135th Street in Harlem. When the officers arrived at the apartment about 6:30 pm, they spoke with the suspect's mother. Officer Rivera and another officer went to the rear of the apartment to interview the suspect while the third officer stayed with the mother. As the officers approached the door to a room the suspect was... Read more →


NJ Announces 1 Billion Water Infrastructure Plan

DEP Seeks Input on Water Infrastructure Investment Plan (WIIP), Commences Virtual Engagement Sessions January 24 and 27 to Assess Needs and Set Priorities for Projects to be Funded by Historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Continuing State Investments TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette today announced the launch of the state’s Water Infrastructure Investment Plan. This innovative effort aims to better understand and resolve water infrastructure challenges plaguing New Jersey communities and utilities through short- and long-term investments that will create good-paying jobs while delivering safe, reliable drinking water, reducing flooding, and improving the quality... Read more →


GROWING UP IN GLOUCESTER CITY: The Gloucester City Coast Guard Base Circa 1968

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--Looking at the photo below there are two tall buildings that stand out. This is a guess, is the first arrow on the left pointing to St. Mary's Grammar School? Regarding the second arrow on the right, would that building be the Hunter Street School? Comment below if you have a guess. Check out the Christmas menu below the photo. The Coastguardsmen ate pretty well. I never paid much attention to the Coast Guard Base, it was always there when I was growing up. The property was given to City residents... Read more →


Couple Sentenced to Prison for Sex Abuse of Children in House of Evil in Bristol Township

A man and woman will face decades in state prison for the repeated sexual assault of three children under the age of 13, abuse that they also filmed in more than 40 videos of child pornography. Leonard F. Hewitt Sr., 51, and Krystyn Anne Smock, 40, both of Bristol Township, committed the acts for more than four years from January 2014 to October 2019, the investigation uncovered. One of the victims came forward in January 2020, leading to their arrests shortly after. The two pleaded guilty last year on a number of felony sex offenses, including rape of a child,... Read more →


Free FDA Coronavirus Test Kits Available

January 19, 2022 by Colleen Tressler Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC There’s a new federal resource to get free FDA-authorized coronavirus test kits. At COVIDtests.gov, you’ll find information about testing and a link to the U.S. Postal Service – special.usps.com/testkits – where you can order up to four rapid tests to be sent to your home address. Your kits will be mailed through the U.S. Postal Service within 7 to 12 days. The tests are completely free. There are no shipping costs, and you don’t have to give a credit card or bank account number. You only need... Read more →


Top NJ Public Health School Students and Faculty Partner

with State Initiative to Address Black Maternal and Infant Mortality Crisis Students and faculty in the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science (SNHES) at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) partner with First Lady Tammy Murphy's Nurture NJ to tackle the state’s Black maternal and infant mortality crisis. Ria Rodney, MSW, Adjunct Professor, TCNJ EWING, NJ January 20, 2022 – Students and faculty in the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science (SNHES) at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) are partnering with Nurture NJ to tackle the state’s Black maternal and infant mortality crisis. First Lady of New... Read more →


Veronica Wright, of Audubon , age 91

(nee Keating) On January 12, 2022, of Audubon, NJ. Age 91 years. Beloved wife of the late Edward J. Wright. Dear mother of Jacqueline (Don) Lauk, Nancy Keller, Mary Wright and Mark Wright. Loving grandmother of Meghan, Kristin, Colleen, Emily, Erin, Corinne and Alysoun and great grandchildren, Ayden, Ella, Jack, Kinsley, Lila, Leah and Umeed. She is also lovingly survived by her brother, John (Sally) Keating. Mrs. Wright loved reading, knitting, time spent at the beach and playing dominoes. She especially enjoyed a Manhattan with her husband, Ed. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her visitation on Saturday, February... Read more →


Jill Ann Travis, age 55, Succumbed To Injuries Substained From A House Fire

On January 13, 2022, Jill passed away due to injuries sustained from a house fire at age 55. (nee Oldson) Of West Deptford. Loving and devoted wife of 38 years to Merial “JR” E. Travis, Jr. Loving mother of Brittany Erin Craft (Brian), John Dillon Travis (Brittany Genovese) and Taylor Leigh Travis (Zach Pierce). Cherished grandmother of Katharine Lily Craft and Jack Phillip Travis. Dear sister of Carla Gillies (Edward) and beloved aunt of Meghan Gillies and Kendall Gillies. Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Monday morning, January 24th, from 10 AM to 12 Noon at the... Read more →


Kevin Hendricks, age 46, of Cherry Hill

Unexpectedly on January 17, 2022 of Cherry Hill, NJ. Age 46 years. Beloved husband of Tara (nee Grisolia). Loving father of Brooke and Brad. Dear son of Michael & Perpetua Hendricks. He was the oldest of 7 children followed by: Maria Hendricks, Michael (Denielle) Hendricks, Regina (Scott) Halliday, James (Dina) Hendricks, Stephen Hendricks and Matthew (Alexis) Hendricks. Favorite Uncle Kev to 22 nieces and nephews. Special son-in-law of Frank & Jinny Grisolia. Amazing dog dad to Roxy. Kevin was raised in Collingswood, NJ. He was an accomplished athlete, including soccer, baseball, and track & field (State Champion) representing Bishop Eustace... Read more →


Ben Affleck and Gambling Addiction: Are the Rumors True?

The classic definition of gambling addiction is loss of control. The addicted person simply cannot stop, even if the results of his behavior cause him tangible harm. That Ben Affleck likes and knows how to play blackjack is a fact. We do not undertake to state whether it has harmed him, i.e., whether he has suffered irreparable financial damage due to his gambling addiction. A victim of gambling addiction continues to gamble, for instance, spinning the reels of da vinci diamonds slots without being able to stop. This creates a spiral at the end of which is the inability to... Read more →


Rose A. Wileczek, age 84, Loved the Mummers, Proud of Her Irish Heritage

Surrounded by her loving family, Rose Anna Wileczek (nee Barnes), age 84, passed away peacefully on January 18th, 2022. Born in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Margaret and James Barnes. The youngest of four children, Rose was preceded by her siblings Ellen, James, and Catherine Barnes. Loving wife of 61 years to Leonard J. Wileczek. Loving mother to her daughters Kathleen (Dan), Teresa (Joseph), Diane (Jerry), and Arlene (Tony), and her late sons, Percival and Donald Hassinger. Cherished grandmother of 15 and great-grandmother of 9. Rose was a caring woman with a wonderful... Read more →


Pagans MC Member Zach Miller Sentenced to 10 Years Imprisonment for Distribution of "Crank"

PITTSBURGH, PA (January 21, 2022)--- A former resident of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, was sentenced in federal court on charges of violating federal narcotics trafficking laws, United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung announced today. RELATED: Gloucester City Police Chief: There Was No Fight Between Pagans and Warlocks MEMBERS AND ASSOCIATES OF THE PAGANS OUTLAW MOTORCYCLE GANG ARRESTED IN TRI-STATE AREA SWEEP SCI Releases Report on Pagan's MC Gang Zachary Miller, 28, was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment and four years of supervised release by United States District Judge Robert J. Colville. In conjunction with the sentencing hearing, the Court was informed that... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: Kutztown University

Announces Fall 2021 Dean's List KUTZTOWN, PA (01/19/2022)-- More than 1,920 students have been named to the Fall 2021 Dean's List at Kutztown University. To be eligible for the Dean's List, an undergraduate student must be registered for at least 12 credits and have a minimum grade point average of 3.60. Christina M Alepa of Lumberton, NJ (08048) Kelly N Askins of Galloway, NJ (08205) Abigail K Begolly of Lumberton, NJ (08048) Emma N Bowers of Burlington, NJ (08016) Madison T Brzozowski of Mickleton, NJ (08056) Olivia E Buccilli of Mount Laurel, NJ (08054) Olivia Eilbacher of Cherry Hill, NJ... Read more →


The Public Demands Federal Government Declare Illicit Fentanyl a Weapon of Mass Destruction

A record 100,000+ annual drug-related deaths, news that illicit fentanyl is the #1 killer of 18 – 45 year-olds drives grassroots momentum calling for federal action Akron, OH — Today Families Against Fentanyl announced it had surpassed 25,000 signers of its petition asking the United States government to declare illicit fentanyl a Weapon of Mass Destruction (WMD). They join a who’s who of bipartisan leaders who are calling for the WMD designation. The milestone was achieved in the aftermath of CDC data released in 2021 projecting that more than 100,000 people died of drug-related causes in the previous calendar year,... Read more →


CNB News Tribute to NJ College Students: Shippensburg Fall 2021 Dean's List

SHIPPENSBURG, PA (01/18/2022)-- Shippensburg University is pleased to announce the names of the outstanding undergraduates who have earned the distinction of being named to the Dean's List for the fall 2021 semester. Local students include: Lindsay Tripodo of Gibbsboro majoring in Communication Journalism with the College of Arts and Sciences Suzanna Dietrich of Ocean City majoring in Exercise Science with the College of Education & Human Services Lydia Bauer of Chesterfield majoring in Special Ed & ECH Ed with the College of Education & Human Services Mya Silva of Westampton majoring in Business Admin General with the Grove College of... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Ultimate Disrespect When Kelly Ernby’s Death Is Used To Fight About COVID  

By Marc Ang Tireless grassroots conservative activist and Orange County Deputy DA Kelly Ernby passed a few weeks ago supposedly from COVID complications. The shock reverberated through the Orange County conservative community as one of the GOP’s beloved rising stars, a kind-hearted 46-year-old blonde with a beautiful smile, passed prematurely. Just hours after her passing, opportunistic Republicans were the first jumping out in front of the media, acting like they were best friends with her, providing unverified accounts to the media, saying the death was due to COVID complications. I question the wisdom of that tweet. Why go out right... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: University of Alabama

Dean's, President's Lists Students Named for UA Fall 2021 Term TUSCALOOSA, AL (01/19/2022)-- A total of 11,979 students enrolled during the fall 2021 term at The University of Alabama were named to the dean's list with an academic record of 3.5 (or above) or the president's list with an academic record of 4.0 (all A's). Gianna Lorito of Bridgeton (08302) was named to the Deans List list. Shannon Conover of Brigantine (08203) was named to the Deans List list. Joseph Hoffman of Chesterfield (08515) was named to the Presidents List list. Matthew Kay of Cinnaminson (08077) was named to the... Read more →


CNB Medical News: Virtua Health “Hospital at Home” Program

South Jersey health system is first in the Greater Philadelphia region to bring hospital-level care into select patients’ homes (MARLTON, N.J. -- January 19, 2022)…Virtua Health announces the start of its Hospital at Home program – an innovative initiative that will allow eligible patients who meet certain criteria to heal from the comfort of their home rather than a hospital room. One patient recovering from COVID-19 enrolled in the program today, which includes twice-daily visits from Virtua staff, remote monitoring, and video calls with clinicians, among other services. The Hospital at Home model offers advantages to both patients and providers... Read more →


Video:Ben Gravy and the “Biggest Surf Ever in NJ”

The dream is absolutely real here at home! This swell is truly the biggest surf ever (in my opinion) that people have attempted to surf in NJ. Winter Storm Izzy brought historic & massive surf in New Jersey & I literally can't even believe my life. These are easily the biggest waves I've ever seen in New Jersey. Not much else can be said, I am baffled!! Thanks for all the stoke & support, FOR THE DREAM!! - Ben Follow Us on Instagram: @bengravyy @jverni_ Clothes & Accessories: https://www.wavebandit.com/collection... Wetsuits: https://hyperflexusa.com/categories/b... Soft Top Surfboards: https://www.wavebandit.com/collection... CBD Aloha: https://cbd-aloha.com/ Fiberglass Surfboards:... Read more →