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


Rowan Women's Lacrosse Team Falls to Christopher Newport 15-13

NEWPORT NEWS, VA – The Rowan women’s lacrosse team rallied in the second half but it wasn’t enough as the Profs fell to Christopher Newport, 15-13, in non-league action today. CNU’s Madi Rozgonyi scored an unassisted goal with :07 to play to seal the win and end Rowan’s (7-3) five-game winning streak. Trailing 13-8 with 6:32 remaining in the game, Julianna Corson started a Rowan run in which it scored five of the next six... Read more →


Saturday April 1, 2023, 6:38 PM Maple Shade Township Police Department Alert Details Severity: Severe - Significant threat to life or property Urgency: Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately Certainty: Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing Category: MET: Meteorological (inc. flood) Event Description: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Advisory: Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 07:30PM Dear Wm Cleary, The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm... Read more →


Saturday April 1, 2023, 5:32 PM Township of Moorestown Police Department Alert Details Severity: Extreme - Extraordinary threat to life or property Urgency: Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future Certainty: Possible (p <= ~50%) Category: MET: Meteorological (inc. flood) Event Description: Tornado Watch Alert: Tornado Watch until 10:00PM Saturday Dear Wm Cleary, THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 109 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: Not Surprised by Left-Wing Response To Trans Killer

March 30, 2023 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how the left is reacting to the transgender killer: Power and control are what drives the left. They want the power to run our lives and control our thinking. They also hate the First Amendment: they do not believe in freedom of speech, freedom of association or freedom of religion. This is now on big display with their reaction to Aubrey Hale, the Nashville mass... Read more →

*Celebrating Gloucester Catholic's Legendary Women's Basketball Program, Saturday, May 13

Join GCHS on Saturday, May 13th for the Celebration GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 2, 2023)--Save the Date for a special event -- "From Bert Nolan and Beyond -- A Celebration of Women's Basketball at Gloucester Catholic"! This special reunion of GC's legendary women's basketball stars from throughout our history will take place on Saturday, May 13th in the GCHS gymnasium. If you wish to attend at a low fee of $25 per individual or $30... Read more →

CNBNews Spotlight: Widener Distributes HS Leadership Awards

CHESTER, PA (03/30/2023)-- Widener University, in partnership with WCAU-TV NBC10 and Telemundo62, is proud to recognize the 104 Widener University High School Leadership Awards winners for 2023. Over more than a decade, the university has recognized more than 1,400 students from high schools in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware who demonstrated leadership within their communities. The program recognized 104 students today from high schools throughout the region for their abilities to stand up for what... Read more →

CNBNews Spotlight: Student-Athletes Named to Academic Honor Roll

ALLENTOWN, PA (03/30/2023)-- Thirty-eight Muhlenberg College student-athletes were recognized for their performance in the classroom and on the court, mat and track with their selection to the Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll for the winter 2022-23 season. Local students include: Devon Eastlack of West Deptford (08096) Erin Jackson of Marlton (08053) To be named to the Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must be a sophomore or higher in class standing and carry at least a... Read more →


WITH A SPECIAL 10TH ANNIVERSARY BLOCK PARTY IN MIDTOWN VILLAGE ON APRIL 2ND Philadelphia, PA - Craft Concepts Group and Owner Teddy Sourias celebrate a decade of their first big signature flagship restaurant and bar. CCG presents the BRU Craft & Wurst 10th Anniversary Block Party on Sunday, April 2, 2023, from 11:00am to 8:00pm. The all-day festival and party will be inside BRU at 1318 Chestnut Street, and outside on Juniper and Chestnut, which... Read more →


CNBNews graphic file Mondays: Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers Market April 24 – December 21, Mondays and Thursdays, 4PM – 8PM The Historic Downtown Farmers Market Market is here to take care of your fresh food needs year-round! Operating for over a decade, the Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers Market is conveniently located by the PATH Train station and Grove Street bus stop, in the heart of the historic downtown! Now operating from January until... Read more →

Upcoming Events in Camden County

Down & Derby Wine Festival is Back, Featuring Secret Service Band Join us on Saturday, May 6th, on Veterans Island at Cooper River Park to sample delicious wines from South Jersey’s leading wine producers while immersing yourself in Derby themed fashion and festivities at The Third Annual Down & Derby Wine Festival, presented by the Camden County Board of Commissioners and Visit South Jersey. Enjoy a great day with music from featured band "Secret Service",... Read more →

Charles R. Hayden “Chuck”, of Audubon, age 79; Vietnam War Veteran

Charles R. Hayden “Chuck”, of Audubon, NJ, passed away on March 22,2023. Age 79. Beloved son of the late Orrin K. Hayden and Lydia (nee Ricco). Devoted brother of the late Suzanne (Joseph). Dear uncle of Joseph, Lisa Patane (Michael) and Christine. Also survived by many great and great-great nieces and nephews. Chuck proudly served with the US Army during Vietnam. Chuck was the Assistant Vice President at Old Republic National Title Insurance Company as... Read more →

Judge Says NJ Failed in Funding School Construction

FAILED TO PROVIDE NEEDED ASSURANCE OF CONTINUED FUNDING FOR THE SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM CNBNews graphic file The report also finds projected cost estimates inadequate Yesterday, retired Judge Thomas Miller issued an 87-page report to the New Jersey Supreme Court concluding that the State has failed to provide the necessary assurances that it will continue to “seek and secure” funding for the Court-mandated school construction program. The report is the most recent development in a motion... Read more →

Officials Say: Gloucester City Rodeway Inn Scene of Double Homicide

According to authorities the double homicide occurred at 1200 Crescent Blvd., Rodeway Inn, Gloucester City, NJ. (image courtesy of Google Streetview) Gloucester City, NJ (March 31, 2023)(CNBNews)--Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man and a woman on Monday evening in Gloucester City, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Gloucester City Police Chief Brian Morrell. On Monday, March 27, 2023, at approximately 6:31 p.m., the Gloucester City Police Department and the Gloucester... Read more →

Gwen Stefani’s GXVE Beauty Donates 1K Lipsticks to Find Your Fabulosity

Gwen Stefani and GXVE Beauty recently made a generous donation of 1,000 GXVE Beauty lipsticks to Find Your Fabulosity, a 501c3 nonprofit organization that has, to date, donated more than 90,000 lipsticks to victims of domestic violence. “We are so inspired by this mission,” states the GXVE Beauty Team. Find Your Fabulosity’s mission is to bring beauty, confidence and a renewed sense of identity to victims of domestic violence through the magic of lipstick. According... Read more →

BUSINESS NEWS: SEPTA Releases its First Transformation Office Annual Progress Report

Efficiency & Accountability Program Recognized $38.3 Million in Benefits in First Year PHILADELPHIA (March 28, 2023) – SEPTA today released its first Transformation Office Annual Progress Report. The report details the progress made in the first year of the Efficiency & Accountability (E&A) Program, a systematic approach to identifying and implementing process efficiencies and cultural improvements. The E&A Program, which began in 2020, is a grassroots framework to brainstorm, evaluate, prioritize, and implement employee-driven efficiency... Read more →

Philly Restaurants Hosts Special Easter Dinners April 8-9

Restaurants will host special brunches, Easter dinners, special menu items, festive cocktails, Easter Bunny events, egg hunts, and more this coming Easter weekend April 8-9. source Please find a full list below including: * Gran Caffe L'Aquila - Special Italian Easter in Cilento available all Easter Week! * Harry’s Bar & Grille - Easter Specials, Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Bunny Photos * Brewerytown Food Hall - Easter Brunch, Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Bunny Photos... Read more →

“Mom Lived for Music”:

Musician Tanya Trotter of “The War and Treaty” Shares Her Dementia Story Husband and wife Tanya Trotter and Michael Trotter Jr. are the musical duo “The War and Treaty.” Here, Tanya shares memories of her mother, who she lost to dementia in 2015, and talks about the power of music on their journey together. When I was growing up, music was always playing or being performed in our house. My mom was Panamanian and we... Read more →

Threesome Charged with Kidnapping 18-Year Old Woman, Stabbing Her Multiple Times

NEWARK, N.J. – Three individuals from Brooklyn, New York, were charged today in connection with a kidnapping for ransom that left a teenager with stab wounds after a dispute over a drug transaction, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Dennis Reyes Mora, 37, Alexander Cruz, 26, and Cindy Aleman Fernandez, 27, all of Brownsville, Brooklyn, are each charged by complaint with one count of conspiracy to commit kidnapping. They appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Cathy... Read more →

Dr. Brian Sokalsky, 44, of Margate, Guilty of Health Care Fraud

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – An Atlantic County, New Jersey, doctor today admitted his role in defrauding New Jersey state and local health benefits programs and other insurers by submitting fraudulent claims for medically unnecessary prescriptions, Attorney for the United States Vikas Khanna announced. CNBNews graphic file Brian Sokalsky, 44, of Margate, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Robert B. Kugler to a superseding information charging him with one count of conspiring to commit... Read more →

CNB Delaware News: Take A Kid Fishing!

DNREC’s ‘’ Spring Events Announced Registration is Now Open for Series That Continues Through Late July Do you know a child or young teen who might enjoy learning about fishing and delight in having the opportunity to catch a fish? The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Controlinvites budding anglers ages 6 through 15 to come out with a parent, grandparent, or guardian and learn how to fish through the “Take A Kid Fishing!”... Read more →


THEATRE WITH LOTS OF LAUGHS FROM THE REGION'S BEST COMEDY TROOPS AND THEATRES * The biggest theatre event of the year returns to stages across the Philadelphia region and finishes April 2, 2023 * Philadelphia, PA - As the curtain comes down on Theatre Philadelphia’s 6th Annual Philly Theatre Week, audiences can check out some hilarious shows. In the final days of performances, there are plenty of ways for theatre goers to laugh the night... Read more →

Sports Betting Surpasses $100 Billion in the US

More than 10% of the US population is now an online sports bettor March 29, 2023 (New York, NY) – The sports betting industry continues to grow by double digits in the US and will pass several milestones this year, according to the latest forecast from Insider Intelligence. The total sports betting handle* (the total amount of money wagered in legal sports bets via retail sportsbook, online sportsbook, or lottery parlay card) will grow 45.0%... Read more →

Ocean Casino Resort 5th Birthday Celebration

WITH OVER $5 MILLION IN GIVEAWAYS AND PROMOTIONS $15M room refresh kicks off 5-year birthday festivities including Summer-Long Pop-Up Birthday Bar, Fireworks, Drone Show, Award-Winning Entertainment, and more ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (March 30, 2023) (CNBNews)– Ocean Casino Resort will be partying all summer long as it celebrates its 5th Birthday with over $5 million in giveaways and promotions. The celebration begins Memorial Day Weekend and runs through Labor Day, 2023. “As we commemorate Ocean’s 5th... Read more →

Article III Project Comments on Trump's Alleged Indictment

WASHINGTON — (March 30, 2023)(CNBNews)-Mike Davis, Founder and President of the Article III Project, issued the following statement after reports surfaced of a Manhattan grand jury voting to indict former President Donald Trump: “The Democrats’ political witch hunt against former President Trump never ends. Soros-funded Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg has been hell-bent for months on indicting Trump for non-felonies, in an obvious attempt to influence the 2024 presidential election. Bragg is now indicting Trump on... Read more →

Babu Natarajan, 40, of Medford Township Charged with Murdering his Wife

MEDFORD TOWNSHIP, NJ (March 302023)(CNBNews)--Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Medford Township Police Chief Arthur E. Waterman announced that a Medford Township man has been charged with killing his wife in their Regent Court home last week. Babu Natarajan, 40, was charged with Murder (First Degree). He was taken into custody yesterday at his residence and lodged in the Burlington County Jail in Mount Holly pending a detention hearing in Superior Court. The case... Read more →

Good News for Maryland Anglers; Water Temperatures to Rise

Maryland Fishing Report – March 29 Jason and Greyon Punsalan had a great morning trout fishing with their dad on opening day, March 25. Photo by Rodney Punsalan The 2023 Maryland trout season had its normal start last weekend, with plenty of trout to go around for everyone. The weather was wet and chilly, but fun was had by all. Hickory and American shad are arriving at traditional locations to the joy of catch-and-release anglers.... Read more →

*Joshua Cassidy's Tune Up Baseball Camp

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews)--Cassidy's Baseball Camp is designed to teach the skills, techniques, fundamentals, and knowledge of baseball under the guidance of an experienced coaching staff. This is a four-hour clinic. For more information see the details below. Read more →

Fighting Bed Bugs - Why Heat Treatment Works Better Than Traps

Bed bugs are a menace because they are parasitic insects that feed on human blood. You can usually find them in furniture, beds, and other regions where people rest or sleep. Bed bugs are hard to detect, reproduce rapidly, and resistant to many insecticides. They can be the root cause of significant discomfort, including itchy and painful bites, sleep disturbances, and psychological distress. Bed bugs can also be challenging to eliminate once they infest a... Read more →

Msgr. Harry Jordan, Former Pastor of St. Mary Parish, and School Principal Dies

The Catholic Star Herald Staff Reports - Msgr. Harry J. Jordan, a retired pastor and dedicated principal in Catholic schools across the Diocese, died on March 25 at age 90. Born Nov. 25, 1932, in Philadelphia, Msgr. Jordan attended Lafayette College in Easton, Pa.; Villanova University, Villanova, Pa.; and Christ the King Seminary, N.Y., before being ordained a priest May 27, 1961, by Bishop Celestine J. Damiano. In addition to his many assignments as parochial... Read more →

Gloucester City Mayor and Council Very Busy

by Councilman Derek Timm GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 30, 2023)--Gloucester City Mayor and Council were very busy in 2022, and 2023 is shaping up to be another good year with even bigger and better things on the horizon. It is also the 400th Anniversary of the first European contact with the Lenni Lenape and the first European settlement on the Delaware River in 2023. A few events are planned throughout the year. Be sure to... Read more →

Game-Changing Tech Used for Evaluating User Experience in Online Casinos: Top Three Tech Trends

Industries are always looking to draw and retain more consumers, usually by analyzing and improving user experience. Manufacturing companies, for example, conduct customer surveys to find out how their products are being perceived by their customers and make necessary improvements. The online casino industry is no different. In recent years, the market has turned to technology to evaluate user experience on online casino sites and increase consumer engagement and loyalty. Here is a look at... Read more →

Mother Claimed Son Was In Pennsauken; Prosecutor Charged Her with Perjury

LYCOMING COUNTY, PA (March 28, 2023)(CNBNews)-- On January 26, 2023, LAKEISHA WHITE, age 46, testified under oath at the Lycoming County Courthouse in her son's placement hearing. Agents from the Criminal Investigative Division had previously testified that her son, Keyon White had been in Williamsport on September 12, 2022, and was involved in a shooting on Lila Lane. WHITE testified that her son was not in Williamsport and was enrolled in school in Pennsauken, NJ... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: Nashville Shooting Likely a Hate Crime

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Nashville mass shooter: The Nashville mass shooting, which resulted in the killing of three children and three adults, needs to be investigated as a hate crime against Christians. Police Chief John Drake told NBC News that “There’s some belief that there was some resentment for having to go to that school.” The shooter, Audrey Hale, is a female who misidentified herself as a male. Her resentment against... Read more →

Congressman Norcross's E-Newsletter: Regarding The Recent Chemical Spill

In case you missed it, there was a latex chemical spill near Bristol, Pennsylvania, last Friday that prompted local and state officials to begin monitoring water quality in the Delaware River and the drinking water in South Jersey. New Jersey American Water then issued a precautionary and voluntary conservation notice to help with the testing of water samples and ensure the safety of families in Camden, Gloucester, and Burlington Counties. The tests have shown the... Read more →

New Jersey Attorney General Office Assumes Control of Paterson City Police Department

By Christian Wade | The Center Square contributor Mar 28, 2023 (The Center Square) — New Jersey’s Attorney General has taken over a police department in the state’s third-largest city amid allegations of police brutality and other problems. Attorney General Matthew Platkin announced on Monday the Patterson Police Department is now under the control of his office, which will take over control of all police functions, including internal affairs investigations, effective immediately. image courtesy of... Read more →

Murphy Administration announces $27.8M Rail Freight Assistance Program Grants

Six projects will improve safety and economic activity (Trenton) – The Murphy Administration today announced the awarding of six FY23 Rail Freight Assistance Program grants totaling more than $27.8 million. The grants help support economic activity by preserving and improving the existing freight transportation system and by making freight rail service more widely available for businesses throughout the state. Rail freight improvements support the state’s clean energy, congestion mitigation, and sustainable development goals. “The Murphy... Read more →

Roadwork to close road in Haddon Heights

(Lindenwold, NJ) – PSE&G will replace gas services on Prospect Ridge Boulevard on Thursday, March 30 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. A partial road closure will be westbound between Bellmawr Avenue and Lake Street. “We encourage residents to seek alternate routes and give themselves plenty of time to get to their destinations to avoid delays,” said Commissioner Al Dyer, liaison to the Department of Public Works. “Also, remember that when you’re traveling through a... Read more →

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 →