Although Fined Many Times Landlord Kenneth Wallace Keeps Violating Gloucester City Housing Laws

Updated/corrected Neighbors said the property became a haven for squatters and drug dealers William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet For several years the Merchantville owner of 23 North Harley Avenue has been issued numerous citations for violations of the Gloucester City Housing and Maintenance Code. (photo credit CNBNewsnet) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 14, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Since 2020, a rental property in Gloucester City has become a nuisance to the Riverview Heights community nearby. Kenneth Wallace of Merchantville owns the single-family property at 23 N. Harley Avenue. Over the years, neighbors have complained about illegal drugs sold from the property, storage of numerous... Read more →


Another Pennsylvania Mayor Charged with Malfeasance

Shutterstock image By Anthony Hennen | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Mayors of Pennsylvania's small towns and large cities have fallen afoul of the law with varying reasons. Meadville Mayor Jaime Kinder is the latest added to the list. Larger cities tend to have trouble with bribery, corruption, and the abuse of public funds, while small town mayors tend to violate the law outside the mayor’s office. In the case of Kinder, the Office of State Inspector General has filed a criminal complaint alleging she fraudulently received almost $1,000 in SNAP benefits in 2019. The complaint accuses the... Read more →


Agnes R. (Conway) Ippolite, of Westville, age 91

Agnes R. (Conway) Ippolite, of Westville, NJ, a lifelong South Jersey resident and 1948 graduate of Camden High School, died on Aug. 7, 2022. She was 91. Legacy Agnes remained independent and active in her own home until her final days. She is remembered by family, friends, and all who knew her for her stamina, quick wit, “spunk” and fun-loving nature. She loved to sing and tell entertaining family stories, and she always welcomed a good joke or a heated debate. She was a lifelong homemaker devoted to her home and family, and she was proud of her Irish heritage... Read more →


CCPO HONORS TWO CANINE TEAM MEMBERS

Camden City, N.J.- August is NATIONAL DOG MONTH, and the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office recognizes its two canine team members, K9 Ace and K9 Rookie, announced Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay. K9 Ace is a male black Labrador Retriever. K9 Ace joined the CCPO team in May 2019 when he was three years old. K9 Ace attended the New Jersey Police K9 Association Narcotics Scent Detection Academy and completed the 10-week course in August 2019. K9 Ace serves in the CCPO Narcotics Unit and he is a single purpose police K9 who is trained in narcotics detection. K9 Ace... Read more →


GTPD ALERT: Counterfeit Currency Fraud at Urban Air Adventure Park

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ--On July 20, 2022 at 11 AM, the pictured suspect arrived at Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park on Cross Keys Road operating a dark colored mini van with dark wheels and no front plate. The suspect entered the establishment and proceeded to the concession stand where he made two small transactions utilizing counterfeit $50 bills for each. The suspect accepted change in the amount of $89.92 total, defrauding Urban Air, and left the establishment shortly after. If you can identify the suspect in the video and photos call the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500, or call... Read more →


CNB ENTERTAINMENT: Blues Traveler Announces Additional Dates

For 35th Anniversary Tour The Ionic Band Will Be Performing Songs From Their Latest Grammy®-Nominated Album Travelers Blue’s As Well As The Songs That Defined Them Seminal, Six-Time, Platinum Rockers Blues Traveler has revealed that their 35th Anniversary celebration will continue well into the Fall as they announce additional dates for their successful tour. Tickets for the “Blues Traveler 35th Anniversary Tour” can be purchased at https://bluestraveler.com/tour/. Throughout the tour, the seminal band has been performing a revival of songs that has spanned more than three decades and 14 hit albums – including the iconic four, which went six-times Platinum... Read more →


Philly Happenings: Omakase by Yanaga in Fishtown Grand Opening

OmakasebyYanaga-Photo by Eddy Marenco PHILLY SUSHI WHISPERER KEVIN YANAGA AND GLU HOSPITALITY GRAND OPENING OMAKASE BY YANAGA IN FISHTOWN WITH 25 COURSE TASTING MENU Philadelphia, PA - Philly's Sushi Whisperer Kevin Yanaga and Glu Hospitality announce the grand opening of Omakase by Yanaga in Fishtown at 1832 Frankford Avenue. Omakase is a Japanese cuisine-style “menu” that is completely left in the hands of the Chef. Chef Yanaga will be preparing his Kaiseki style Omakase, in the intimate and exclusive eight-seat dining area attached to the already existing Izakaya by Yanaga restaurant. Through the discrete double doors to the back of... Read more →


Mt. Ephraim Police Solve Lawn Ornament Theft

MOUNT EPHRAIM, NKJ (AUGUST 12, 2022)(CNBNEWSNET)--The Mount Ephraim Police Department released the following statement on their Facebook page about the recovery of a large lawn decoration stolen from a residence on Valley Road, on August 5. The theft included a large, very elaborate and expensive lawn decoration (as many of our local residents may have come to admire and enjoy). During the initial investigation, officers determined that the actors also caused damage to a neighbor’s vehicle, while in the process of committing the theft. Continuing investigative efforts involving Officers Kind, Vogt, Jeffries, and DSG Sullivan resulted in the identification of... Read more →


Eastern Equine Encephalitis Detected in Delaware Chickens

First 2022 Delaware Evidence of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Detected in DNREC’s Sentinel Chickens Public Urged to Take Precautionary Measures Until Colder Weather Arrives in The Fall Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a mosquito-transmitted disease, has been detected in Delaware the first time for 2022 in a sentinel chicken, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Controlannounced today. Mosquito-transmitted virus detections in DNREC’s sentinel chickens are unrelated to Delaware’s poultry industry. The EEE finding in northern New Castle County was from a sentinel chicken station sampled by the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife Mosquito Control section and confirmed by the... Read more →


NEW PATCO TIMETABLE EFFECTIVE MONDAY

A new PATCO weekday schedule will take effect on Monday, August 15, with trains running every eight minutes during rush hours. The time adjustments were developed to increase schedule reliability and streamline rush hour departures with equal time intervals. The new schedule maintains frequent train service based on ridership needs. New schedule at-a-glance: Weekday Service: Morning Owl Service – No change. Morning Rush Hours – Trains run every 8 minutes for peak westbound travel. Daytime – No change. Trains run every 15 minutes. Evening Rush Hours – Trains run every 8 minutes for peak eastbound travel. Late Evening – Trains... Read more →


TRAFFIC ALERT: 1-295 North Lane Be Closed Monday Night

Long-term shoulder closure necessary to create a work zone (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the right lane on I-295 northbound is scheduled to be closed Monday night to reposition construction barrier for retaining wall reconstruction as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. The right lane on I-295 northbound will be closed from 9 p.m. Monday, August 15 until 5 a.m. Tuesday, August 16. The closure will begin just past the Creek Road overpass before Exit 26 where the highway splits for I-76 toward Philadelphia and I-295 toward Trenton, and will continue... Read more →


betPark Joins SEPTA to Ensure Eagles Fans Stay Safe

PHILADELPHIA (August 11, 2022) – betPARX Casino & Sportsbook, one of the leading mobile Casino and Sportsbook apps, is ensuring Eagles fans get home safely this football season by partnering with SEPTA to provide free rides home from NRG Station on the Broad Street Line after every Eagles home game this season, including this tomorrow’s pre-season match-up against the New York Jets. “We are excited for football season and are thrilled at the opportunity to partner with SEPTA to offer complimentary rides home throughout the entire football season” said Matthew Cullen, Senior Vice President of betPARX.” It’s our commitment to... Read more →


CNB Entertainment: Ukrainian Folk Festival

Celebrating the 31st Anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence Experience the vibrant, enduring culture of a people that fights for freedom! Horsham, Pa.—Sunday, August 28, 2022 (CNBNewsnet)-- The Ukrainian Folk Festival 2022 will be held at the Ukrainian American Sport Center -- Tryzub (www.tryzub.org), County Line and Lower State Roads, Horsham, PA. $5.00 of each Paid Admission will be Donated to Humanitarian Relief of War Victims in Ukraine. Exciting, spectacular, dazzling, breathtaking, exhilarating, spirited, soulful, enchanting, captivating, and intriguing – modest words which describe but by no means capture the essence of Ukrainian folk art, music, and dance. From the rich color... Read more →


15-Year-Old Juvenile From Sewell Accidentally Shoots His Friend Killing Him

Gloucester Township NJ (August 12, 2022(CNBNewsnet) – Detectives have charged a juvenile in reference to the fatal discharge of a firearm that resulted in the death of another teenager in Gloucester Township, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins. CNBNews graphic file On Monday, August 8, 2022, at approximately 11:53 a.m., officers from the Gloucester Township Police Department were dispatched to a residence on the unit block of Gable Court in Gloucester Township for the report of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers located a 14-year-old male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound... Read more →


NJ State Police Continue Investigation of Deadly Bus Crash

Woodbridge Twp, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police is investigating a two-vehicle crash involving a double-decker Coach bus that resulted in two fatalities and three serious injuries on the New Jersey Turnpike in Woodbridge Township, Middlesex County. On Tuesday, August 9, at approximately 6:53 p.m., a Van Hool double-decker Coach bus, occupied by the driver and 22 passengers, was traveling southbound in the left lane of the outer roadway and a Ford F-150 was traveling in the left-center lane next to the bus. Based on the preliminary investigation, the bus driver lost directional control of the bus in the... Read more →


The Story Behind The Story:

Gloucester City & Board of Ed. Should Hire Veterans First?

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNewsnet source https://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/veterans/ When viewing our Gloucester City employees' and retirees' salaries and pensions (I want to know where my tax dollars are spent) I noticed that some of the databases indicated if the person was a veteran. What I found was disheartening. First, I looked at the retired teachers. There are about 200 retirees and of those I found 3 veterans. Three! Vince Kuczynski, Frank Keebler and Bob McQuillan - thank you for your service. Next, I went to our current fire fighters and police officers. There I found 56 employees but not one veteran. There... Read more →


Joseph Patrick Quinlan, of Mullica Hill/Gloucester City; Dell Tech Employee, GCHS Alum

"Roey" On August 10, 2022, at the age of 58. Of Mullica Hill. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving husband of 35 years to Kimberly A. Quinlan (nee Harris). Loving father of Kristi Little (Matthew), Erin Quinlan, and Melissa Finlay (Charles). Cherished “Poppy Joe” of M.J., Grady, and Ava. Beloved brother of Catherine Wiley (late Glenn), Terry Graf (Matthew), Marge McIntyre, Debra Marshall (Bob), and Regina Stief (Michael). Predeceased by his parents, Francis E. Quinlan and Florence Sauer Quinlan, as well as his brother, Francis Quinlan. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends. Joe was a graduate... Read more →


Clinton J. McCallicher, of Audubon Park, WWII US Navy Veteran and Korean War US Army Veteran

On August 11, 2022, of Audubon Park, NJ. Age 93 years. CNBNews graphic files Beloved companion of 43 years to Elizabeth J. Mathis. He is also survived by a son, two daughters and many extended families--children, grandchildren and great grandchildren with Elizabeth. Clint was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran and a Korean Conflict U.S. Army veteran. He was a self-employed master plumber with McCallicher Plumbing and Heating in Philadelphia, PA until his retirement. Clint was also a longtime former member of the Bordentown Elks club, an avid skiier, golfer and ballroom dancer. Relatives and friends are invited to... Read more →


AccuWeather: A Summer for the Record Books

The Lone Star state in particular has baked under record heat this summer, one that is marked by heat more extreme than any other summer to date in the U.S. Meanwhile, Dallas' epic streak without rain came to an end Wednesday. AccuWeather Global Weather Center – August 12, 2022 – Many cities across the United States have never recorded levels of heat and drought like those of this summer. Large areas of the country experienced above-average temperatures, and in some cases, the extreme heat has been unusually sustained. Now, midway through the season, here are some of the places where... Read more →


Rowan Men's Basketball Fall Golf Outing Sept. 23

GLASSBORO, NJ – Registration is now open for the Rowan Men's Basketball Fall Golf Outing which will be held on September 23 at the Pitman Golf Course (Sewell, NJ). Cost per golfer is $100 which includes greens fees, a continental breakfast, lunch, other amenities and a $5 credit to the Pro Shop. A number of sponsorship opportunities are also available, including lunch and hole sponsorships. REGISTRATION (deadline is September 15) SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES Breakfast and check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. with the shotgun start, or "tip-off" at 8:30 a.m.Lunch and a reception will follow golf. Proceeds from this outing goes to... Read more →


Environmental Group Opposes Williams Transco Pipeline

Branchburg (August 11, 2022)- Sierra Club, NJ joins environmental groups along with impacted residents at a critical NJDEP permit hearing to urge the Murphy Administration to stop the Williams Transco Regional Energy Access Expansion project. This project would include multiple existing facilities and two new pipeline facilities, a 21.98 mile lateral pipe in Luzerne County, PA and a 13.78 mile pipe loop in Monroe County, PA. Williams plans to build a new 11,107 hp Compressor Station 201 in Gloucester County and expand its existing compressor station in Somerset County. “William’s unneeded fossil fuel project will threaten our public health and... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Biden Privileges Gays Over Kids

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the way the Biden administration is treating different demographic groups: On August 4, Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra declared monkeypox a national public health emergency. This decision was not based on medical conditions; rather, it was purely political. On August 10, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported there were 9,492 cases of monkeypox in the United States. On August 6, a news story on CDC data reported that "fewer than 1 in 10 (8%) needed hospitalization due to monkeypox." That means there were 759 hospitalizations. A study published July 21... Read more →


CONGRATULATIONS: Cooper Celebrates 135-Year Anniversary

(CAMDEN, NJ) On August 10, 2022, Cooper University Health Care celebrates 135 years of providing high-quality, compassionate care to Camden and all of southern New Jersey residents. “Over the past 135 years, Cooper’s transformation from a community hospital to a major academic health system has been remarkable. Cooper now serves as South Jersey’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and the region’s leading cancer center, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. While today's Cooper might be unrecognizable to the first doctors and nurses who provided care here, what has remained unchanged is Cooper’s commitment to service, health, and education," said George... Read more →


Washington Politics: Article III Project Statement on AG's Comments Regarding FBI Raid of Mar-a-Lago

WASHINGTON —(August 11, 2022)-- Mike Davis, Founder and President of the Article III Project, issued the following statement after Attorney General Merrick Garland addressed the FBI's raid of former President Trump's home at Mar-a-Lago: "Attorney General Merrick Garland attempted to do damage control and defend the indefensible in his political press conference. He left more questions than answers. He's a former federal judge and prosecutor. He should be ashamed of himself for politicizing the Justice Department so dangerously. He must resign. “The President of the United States has both the constitutional and statutory power to declassify anything he wants. If... Read more →


Teachers Told to Restrict Lessons on Racism, Sexism, Etc.

Alexandre da Veiga for Chalkbeat Soon after a wave of states moved to restrict lessons on topics like racism and sexism, reports of stifled classroom discussions began to surface. But it was unclear just how common that experience was until now. In a new nationally representative survey, 1 in 4 teachers said they were told by school or district leaders to limit their classroom conversations about political and social issues. A higher share of teachers, nearly 1 in 3, said they’d gotten those orders while working in a state with an official restriction on teaching about racism, sexism, or other... Read more →