Robert J. Stone of Gloucester City/Westville; Navy Veteran, Construction Worker, St. Mary Parishioner

Being a sports fanatic is a complex matter, in part irrational but not unworthy. It’s a relief from the seriousness of our world. Ya see, winning isn’t everything, but it beats everything that comes in second. Robert J. Stone was a serious sports fan who enjoyed being the boss on the field, the man in black… the umpire. “Blue”. He enjoyed watching his granddaughter play soccer and flag football. Bob was funny, in a sarcastic but fun way. He was incredibly generous and would do anything in his power to help you. He was just, great! Bob is either going... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: Suicides on USS George Washington a Concern

Stars and Stripes MAY 12, 2022 House lawmakers on Wednesday raised alarm over the string of suicides on the USS George Washington and the readiness of the Navy overall as the Pentagon’s top official acknowledged shortcomings with how sailors are housed on ships undergoing repairs. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told a subpanel of the House Appropriations Committee that the Pentagon is awaiting the results of two investigations into the George Washington and figuring out how to lodge sailors in the future after three of the ship’s crew members died in less than one week in April. “Whether or not we... Read more →


CNB Consumer Alert: Avoid Rescuing Young Wildlife

DNREC Reminder to Help Their Survival: 'If You Care, Leave Them There’ Look but don’t touch, much less disturb – and even then, just a quick glance and be on your way – that’s the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s message to Delawareans who are likely to see young wildlife in their backyards or almost anywhere in the outdoors this time of year. DNREC wants the public to be aware that the best thing to do when encountering young wildlife of any species is to leave the animals alone, since their mothers are usually nearby monitoring them. Taking... Read more →


Taxpayers Against Fraud Weekly Newsletter

Weekly Newsletter | May 20, 2022 | Fraud in America: Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) On today’s episode of Fraud in America, we’re interviewing Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), one of the key architects of the modern False Claims Act and other fraud fighting programs. In this interview, he discusses why he entered public service, the success of whistleblower laws like the False Claims Act and SEC Whistleblower Program, and how he is working with other legislative champions to strengthen these laws. Watch the episode here. Legal Developments TAF: A Look Back on the Success of the SEC Whistleblower Program To date,... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: Avalon Memorial Day Events

Avalon Hosts Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony Monday, May 30th American Legion Post #331 (Stone Harbor/Avalon) and the Borough of Avalon will host a Memorial Day parade and ceremony on Monday, May 30th, 2022. The parade will step off at 32ndStreet and Dune Drive and proceed north to Veterans Plaza where the ceremony will be held at the conclusion of the parade. DOWN THE SHORE The Guest of Honor at the event will be Command Chief Master Sergeant (ret) Michael R Francis, United States Air Force. Francis concluded his military service as the seventh State Command Chief for the New... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: Midway University

Confers Degrees and Presents Awards at Commencement Ceremony MIDWAY, KY (05/18/2022)-- At the May 14 Commencement Ceremony, Midway University conferred degrees on 83 graduate students and 246 undergraduate students who completed their coursework over the last academic year. This graduating class included individuals from 31 states and 7 countries. During the ceremony, two awards were presented by the University - the President's Award and the Midway Woman Award. Noah Ray (Reardan, Washington), President's Award - The President's Award is the highest honor bestowed upon a Midway University graduate. This award is presented to a graduate who has demonstrated excellence in... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: The Story Behind The Cape May Point Ghost Tracks.

POSTED BY: ADMIN MAY 15, 2022 Let me tell you a little bit about the Ghost Tracks on the beach at Cape May Point. When I was a kid, it was a magnesite plant. After it was closed in 1983, the local kids used it as a go kart track before they fenced it off and closed access to the property. So, here’s the story, in the 1920’s The Cape May Sand and Gravel Company that at one time had a sand processing plant at Sunset Beach that used trains to hall sand to the gravel company. The Cape May... Read more →


WE CAN WALK TO REMEMBER JUNE 19

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (CNBNews)The annual We Can Foundation Walk to Remember will be held on June 19, at the Pine Grove Fire Hall, 9th and Jersey Avenue, Gloucester City. The organization helps people who are fighting addiction. The public is invited to attend. If you are unable to attend and would like to make a donation send your check or money order to We Can Foundation, 573 Homewood Lane, Williamstown NJ 08094 RELATED: So Who is George Merryfield ? ##### SHOW ME YOUR FRIENDS AND I'LL SHOW YOU YOUR FUTURE Read more →


Rome Catholic High's Spring Concert Dedicated to People of Ukraine

PHILADELPHIA, PA (May 22, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--This upcoming Monday, May 23rd, Roman Catholic High School (RCHS) will be hosting a celebration of visual and performing arts in the Howard Center for the Arts (1212 Wood St.). The RCHS student orchestra will dedicate their performance to the people of Ukraine, demonstrating their solidarity with the suffering and plight of the Ukrainian people. The concert begins at 7:00 PM in the Black Box Theatre. In attendance, representing his homeland, will be Reverend Roman Pitula, Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Philadelphia. Rev. Pitula is a native of Stryj in... Read more →


Rowan's Castagnola and Hainsworth Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District At-Large Teams

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan field hockey standouts Kristiina Castagnola and Abby Hainsworth have been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 2 Women's At-Large Teams and will now be nominees for the CoSIDA Academic All-America® Team, as selected by the members of the College Sports Information Directors of America. CoSIDA Academic All-District Women's At-Large Teams Castagnola is a two-time All-American after being chosen to the NFHCA All-America First Team in 2021, playing a key role in the Profs' run to the NCAA Semifinals. She recorded a career-high 44 points, with a personal-best 18 goals, as well as three game-winning goals. She... Read more →


GCHS Salute to the Class of 2022 Campaign

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HONOR A STUDENT SEE BELOW Ways To Give! VENMO -- @gcramsgiving ONLINE -- http://gchsrams.org/wordpress/?p=10085 TRADITIONAL MAIL -- Make Check Payable to Gloucester Catholic Gloucester Catholic High School 333 Ridgeway Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030 Once a Ram .... Always a Ram! If you would like additional information, please contact Pat Murphy at pmurphy@gchsrams.org RELATED CATEGORIES GLOUCESTER CATHOLIC RAMS ALUMNI Read more →


Officer Down: Border Patrol Agent Daniel Salazar Killed

Border Patrol Agent Daniel Salazar - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government End of Watch Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Border Patrol Agent Daniel Salazar was killed in a single-vehicle crash on the Bell Valley Truck Trail near Campos, California. He was responding to investigate a sensor that had been activated in the area when his Jeep Wrangler patrol vehicle left the roadway and overturned in a rugged area. Another agent located the wreckage at about 5:30 am. Border Patrol Agent Salazar had served with the United States Border Patrol for four years and was assigned to the El Cajon Station.... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: Goldey Beacon 2022 Commencement

Spring 2022 Commencement WILMINGTON, DE (05/19/2022)-- Goldey-Beacom College congratulates more than 150 students who received their academic degrees on April 29, 2022. Alexis Harrison of Millville (08332) graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice Nazim Moore-Derry of Atlantic City (08401) graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice Jaida Brown of Millville (08332) graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology Sydney Poff of Carneys Point (08069) graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration Star Beasley of Cherry Hill (08003) graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with... Read more →


NJ Politics: Sean Pignatelli, Says Van Drew is a RINO!

Jeff Van Drew Running on Misinformation Again Sean Pignatelli, Van Drew’s Primary opponent, released the following statement: Recently a video posted in December of 2021 was labeled misinformation by YouTube. This has social media companies in a frenzy reviewing all of current Congressman Jeff Van Drew's posts.The video was opinion based that Jeff Van Drew received an endorsement from Donald Trump for the 2022 election, but this was a lie and labeled as such. NEW JERSEY POLITICS Back in December of 2021 Jeff Van Drew attended an event in Mar-A-Lago. During this event former President Donald Trump called out 13... Read more →


Laquay Gibbs, of Egg Harbor, Arrested for Narcotic Offenses

Laquay Gibbs MAYS LANDING –An Egg Harbor City man has been arrested and charged with numerous narcotics offenses, following a Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit investigation that began in December 2021, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On May 4, 2022, members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant upon a 2020 Acura TLX at 805 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ. Laquay Gibbs, 40, of Egg Harbor City was arrested during a pedestrian stop prior to the execution of the search warrant. Members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns and... Read more →


Affordable Home Program Launched in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — City Council President Darrell L. Clarke (5th District) joined by Councilmembers, housing officials, and advocates, today announced the single largest developers of affordable housing in Philadelphia history – 1,000 affordable homes to be built across the city. “Turn The Key”, the Philadelphia Affordable Homeownership Program, is being funded through the $400 million Neighborhood Preservation Initiative (NPI) program created by City Council in 2020. “Turn The Key” and NPI will provide funding to build more than 1,000 new, energy-efficient, 3 bedrooms, 1 ½ bath homes on publicly-owned city land. Several Requests For Proposals have already been issued to develop... Read more →


Philadelphia Drug Dealers Arrested in Lancaster County

Jayson Burton, 33 (left) of Locust St., and Paul Clifton, 31 of Pine St, Philadelphia LANCASTER CITY, PA (CNBNewsnet)--The Lancaster County Drug Task Force halted a Philadelphia to Lancaster drug operation with the arrest of two Philadelphia men on May 16. Jayson Burton, 33 of Locust St., and Paul Clifton, 31 of Pine St., were arrested after being found in possession of cocaine, methamphetamine, over $2,500 in cash, and a pistol. Drug Task Force Detectives received information that illegal narcotic sales were taking place in Lancaster and an investigation began in May 2021. At approximately 3:51 p.m. on Monday, May... Read more →


NJ Rep Chris Smith Opposes Biden's Plans to Surrender U.S. Sovereignty to the WHO

WASHINGTON — Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), (photo) Ranking Member of the House global health subcommittee, today issued the following statement on the Biden Administration’s plans to surrender U.S. sovereignty to the World Health Organization at the upcoming World Health Assembly: “The Biden Administration’s absurd proposal to surrender U.S. sovereignty to the corrupt World Health Organization (WHO) is an egregious breach of the constitutional principle that will lead to less accountability and more misconduct by this problematic UN agency. This never would have happened under President Trump’s watch. At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, WHO caved to pressure from the... Read more →


Mary Jane Miller, Longtime Haddon Hts. Tennis Instructor

(nee Ilgenfritz) On May 17, 2022, of Haddon Heights, NJ. Age 96 years. Beloved wife of the late Paul H. Miller. Dear mother of David (Janice), Stephen (Rose) and Gary. Loving grandmother of Jennifer, Stephen and Jonathan and great grandmother of Eladia and Sophia. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Mary Jane was a longtime tennis instructor in the borough of Haddon Heights. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Tuesday, May 24, 10 to 11 AM at the FOSTER-WARNE FUNERAL HOME, 250 S. White Horse Pike, Audubon, NJ. Funeral service will... Read more →


NIH-Funded Study: Depression, loneliness associated with increased hospitalization risk after COVID-19

People who reported in a survey that they felt worried, depressed or lonely had a greater chance of being hospitalized after a COVID-19 diagnosis, suggests a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. The study, which analyzed survey data from more than 54,000 female nurses and their offspring, was conducted by Andrea L. Roberts, Ph.D., of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, and colleagues. It appears in Psychological Medicine. Between April 2020 and April 2021, slightly more than 3,600 study participants tested positive for SAR-CoV-2 infection. Those who reported chronic (long-term) depression before the pandemic were... Read more →


Rowan Takes Opening Game of Tournament

Rowan Baseball Defeats Mitchell, 7-1, to Open NCAA Regionals ANNVILLE, PA - Hunter Wroniuk went 3-for-4 and Eli Atiya earned his eighth win to lead #10 Rowan to a 7-1 win over Mitchell, in the opening game of the NCAA Baseball Annville Regional, hosted by Lebanon Valley College. The Profs (31-8) advance to Saturday’s winners bracket game scheduled for noon against either #24 Washington & Jefferson or Lebanon Valley. Atiya threw eight strong innings, and struck out six to up his season record to 8-0. Christian Bascunan entered the game in the ninth and closed out the win as he... Read more →


Your Support Needed for The We Can Foundation Drug Awareness Rehab Program

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (CNBNews)The annual We Can Foundation Walk to Remember will be held on June 19, at the Pine Grove Fire Hall, 9th and Jersey Avenue, Gloucester City. The organization helps people who are fighting addiction. The public is invited to attend. If you are unable to attend and would like to make a donation send your check or money order to We Can Foundation, 573 Homewood Lane, Williamstown NJ 08094 RELATED: So Who is George Merryfield ? (see video below) SHOW ME YOUR FRIENDS AND I WILL SHOW YOU YOUR FUTURE Read more →


CNB TRAFFIC ALERT: I-295 Southbound Lane Closures Friday Night in Camden and Gloucester Counties

Closures necessary to establish a new traffic pattern (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced lane closures on I-295 southbound tonight as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County, and Deptford, Gloucester County. Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Friday, May 20, until 6 a.m., tomorrow, Saturday, May 21, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close and detour I-295 southbound after the Browning Road Bridge with all traffic directed to Route 42 southbound. The following detour will be in place: I-295 southbound detour: Motorists traveling on I-295 southbound will be directed... Read more →


Meredith Hanrahan of Ventnor City receives MD degree

from Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine conferred Doctor of Medicine (MD) degrees upon its Class of 2022 at commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 15 SCRANTON, PA (05/19/2022)-- Meredith Hanrahan of Ventnor City was among the members of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine's Class of 2022 who received an MD degree at commencement ceremonies held Sunday, May 15. Julie Byerley, M.D., M.P.H., Geisinger Commonwealth's president and dean, welcomed guests and graduates. Greetings were offered on behalf of the school's board of directors by board chair Virginia McGregor and Geisinger CEO Jaewon Ryu, M.D. William Jeffries, Ph.D., vice... Read more →


A Message from Congressman Donald Norcross

Gas prices are out of control. I see the high prices every time I fill my gas tank, and I know you do too. It drives me crazy that oil and gas companies are squeezing working families even as they make record profits. Wealthy executives just spent $35 billion on stock buybacks and left working people with the bill. I’m introducing the GOUGE Act to help change that. In short, the bill does three things: Read more about the GOUGE Act here. Congress has the power to help as we did with the American Rescue Plan during the pandemic and... Read more →