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

Audubon Volunteer Firemen and Supporting Fire Depts. Keep Fast Moving Fire From Spreading

photos courtesy of The Audubon Fire Department AUDUBON, NJ (May 28, 2023)(CNBNews)--Quick action by Audubon firemen and supporting town fire departments kept a backyard fire on Friday from getting out of control. According to The NJPen, the fire of indeterminate origin ripped through sheds and fences on adjoining properties in Audubon on Friday afternoon, climbing up a utility pole to a pine tree, where it smoldered until fire companies from seven local communities put it... Read more →

New Jersey's 10 Most Endangered Historic Sites

  PNJ will host the 2023 Ten Most Endangered Historic Sites announcement on Sunday, June 4, 2023 from 9:00am - 11:00am at the historic Spermaceti Cove No. 2 Life Saving Station within the Gateway National Recreation Area - Sandy Hook. PNJ will be joined by the advocates for this year’s endangered historic places to support New Jersey’s threatened cultural and architectural heritage. The 10 Most Endangered Historic Places program spotlights irreplaceable historic, architectural, cultural, and... Read more →


Check out Bisnow's upcoming events in Philly Bisnow Philadelphia Summer Super Schmooze Thursday, June 15 | 5:30PM-8PM EDT Start your summer off right with your friends at Bisnow’s Summer Schmooze hosted by Post Brothers. Enjoy the views, music and drinks while networking with some of Philly's biggest CRE developers, investors and influencers! Register Here Philadelphia Life Science Update Wednesday, June 21 | 8AM-12PM EDT Join the top CRE professionals in the Philadelphia life sciences market... Read more →

Rowan Falls to Salisbury in First Game of NCAA Div III Baseball Super Regional

SALISBURY, MD – Rowan spotted #2 Salisbury an 8-0 lead, and despite rallying late, fell to the Sea Gulls, 10-6, in the first game of the NCAA Division III Baseball Salisbury Super Regional, held at the Sea Gull Baseball Stadium. The teams will meet again on Saturday at 11 a.m. with the Profs needing two wins tomorrow to avoid elimination, with a second game to take place 45 minutes after the conclusion, if necessary. .... Read more →

Rowan Softball Post 5-1 Victory in 1st Game of Div. III Super Regional

ASHLAND, VA -- #20 Rowan posted a 5-1 victory over #9 Randolph-Macon in the first game of the Division III Super Regional on Saturday behind the arm of Rylee Lutz and key hits from Payton MacNair and Cat Thomas. The Profs take the first game of the best-of-three series as the teams meet again tomorrow at 1 p.m. and an if necessary game soon after with a trip to the Division III Championship series in... Read more →

Maple Shade Resident Arrested on Carjacking Charges

Chief Christopher Fletcher announces that charges have been filed in an armed carjacking on Wednesday, May 24, 2023. Michael Disantis, a 20 year old male of the 400 unit block of 115 East Kings Highway, Maple Shade, N.J. is charged with Robbery, Theft of a motor vehicle, Aggravated Assault with a firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Shotgun and Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purposes. On Wednesday May 24, 2023 at 6:04PM the Maple Shade... Read more →

KUDOS! Lower Township PD Detective Sergeant Michael Perry Graduates From Prestigious Academy

Lower Township Police Department Detective Sergeant Michael Perry graduated the prestigious New Jersey State Association of Chiefs’ of Police (NJSACOP) Command and Leadership Academy on May 25, 2023. NJSACOP’s mission is to promote and enhance the highest ethical and professional standards in law enforcement at all levels throughout New Jersey. In recognizing the challenges in law enforcement during the upcoming decades, the NJSACOP has made a commitment to be in the forefront of innovation and... Read more →

Man Charged with Killing His 4-Month-Old Baby

May 25th, 2023 A Bristol Borough man was charged on Thursday, May 25, 2023, with killing his 4-month-old son. Tyler Sullivan, 30, was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Frank W. Peranteau Sr. on charges of criminal homicide and two counts of aggravated assault. He was sent to Bucks County Correctional Facility and was denied bail. The investigation began at 11:35 p.m. Wednesday when Bristol Borough police officers were dispatched to 1038 Radcliffe Street for a... Read more →

West Point Graduate to Address Class of 2023 for Lawnside Scholarship Club

LAWNSIDE, New Jersey (May 25, 2023) -- Jasmine Walker Motupalli, the only Lawnside woman appointed to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, will speak virtually during the Lawnside Scholarship Club’s 2023 Salute to Graduating Seniors Awards Celebration, June 3, at 6 p.m. The event will be livestreamed on The 2002 alumna of Haddon Heights High School was the highest ranking Lawnside graduate and received the Scholarship Club’s top award in that year. Her... Read more →

Services for Rowan Women's Basketball Coach June 2

GLASSBORO, NJ (CNBNews)– Services will be held for Rowan head women's basketball coach and alumnus Demetrius Poles on Friday, June 2nd at Rowan University's Esbjornson Gymnasium. The viewing will take place from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., with the funeral service to be held immediately after beginning at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park (500 Delsea Drive, Sewell, NJ) following the service at Rowan. The beloved coach and family man passed away... Read more →

Number of Complaints Against Tesla's Self Driving Cars is Growing

A whistleblower has unveiled thousands of customer complaints made against Tesla's self-driving cars, raising concerns over the safety of this advanced AI technology. The following comments from NordVPN's Adrianus Warmenhoven also consider the importance of ensuring these types of cars are protected against cybersecurity risks. Adrianus Warmenhoven, a cybersecurity expert at NordVPN, comments: “With the revelation that thousands of Tesla customer complaints have been leaked showing security concerns over the company’s self-driving cars, the controversy... Read more →

AHLA Fights NJ Assembly Plan to Destroy Hotel Franchise Model

A1958 passed the General Assembly Thursday, and is still pending in the state Senate WASHINGTON (May 25, 2023) – American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) President & CEO Chip Rogers is speaking out today against A1958, harmful legislation passed by the New Jersey General Assembly. “The current hotel franchise model is the backbone of the hotel industry. It supports millions of jobs nationwide and has paved the way for countless hoteliers and employees to achieve... Read more →

CNBNEWS Fishing: Young angler Olivia Frantz Catches Trout

Maryland Fishing Report – May 24 Young angler Olivia Frantz (left) caught this rainbow trout on a day out with her sister Emily and their dad, Ricky. Photo by Kimberly Sizemore Memorial Day weekend is a time to celebrate with family gatherings and also to reflect on those who gave all to protect the freedoms we enjoy. Fishing offers the time to do both – and this weekend is a perfect opportunity to take your... Read more →

Margaret Rose Green (nee Connelly), of Glendora

Margaret Rose Green (nee Connelly), on May 22, 2023, a 40-year resident of Glendora, NJ; formerly of South Philadelphia, PA. Age 82. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Green. Devoted mother of Margie Schuman (Walter), John Green, Frank Green (Barbara), and the late Thomas Green, Jr. Loving grandmother of Meghan, Kelly, and Maggie and great grandmother of John and Jameson. Sister of the late Leo Connelly. Also survived by scores of nieces, nephews, cousins, and... Read more →

DOD Identifies Army Casualty, Spc. Jayson Reed Haven, 20, of Aiken, South Carolina

May 26, 2023 | The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Spartan Shield. Spc. Jayson Reed Haven, 20, of Aiken, South Carolina, died May 25, 2023, at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, as the result of a non-combat vehicle rollover accident. The incident is under investigation. Spc. Haven was assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, 118th Infantry Regiment, 218th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Charleston, South Carolina. Read more →

The DOD & NASCAR Highlight Fallen Heroes, Service During Coca Cola 600 

May 26, 2023 | By Katie Lange , DOD News | As Americans remember and mourn our fallen heroes this Memorial Day weekend, NASCAR nation will honor and recognize them alongside hundreds of current service members at one of the sport's biggest races of the year. The "600 Miles of Remembrance" is much more than just a race. Since 2018, all of the Defense Department's service branches have joined with NASCAR to honor the U.S.... Read more →

Philadelphia Crime Report: 17-Year-Old Stabbed Outside the Parkway West High School

PHILADELPHIA PA (May 26, 2023)(CNBNews)--Philadelphia Police reported a stabbing today outside the Parkway West High School, Fairmount Avenue at 2:35 PM. The 17-year-old victim was stabbed in the buttock on the right side. The person was taken to Presbyterian Hospital and is listed in stable condition. Monday, May 22 at 5:12 PM, an 18-year-old black male was found inside a building in the 200-unit block of Horton Street. The male was transported to Penn-Presbyterian Medical... Read more →

Philadelphia Police Needs Your Help To Catch A Killer; $20,000 Reward Offered (See video)

PERSON OF INTEREST (image provided by Philadelphia Police) PHILADELPHIA PA (MAY26, 2023)(CNBNEWS)--On May 24, 2023, at approximately 10:51 pm, a Black male offender was in a verbal dispute with a male victim, 15-year-old Randy Mills of the Unit block of West Sharpnack St, on a SEPTA bus in the area of 5200 Germantown Avenue. The offender fired a handgun, striking the victim in the chest. The victim died of his injuries. Police would like assistance... Read more →

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION ! Gloucester City Police Featured on Award Winning Television Show

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 24, 2023)(CNBNews)--Officers from the Gloucester City Police Department involved in the April 28, 2022 rescue of a woman who drove her vehicle off of Freedom Pier into the Delaware River were featured on the May 11 television show Hearts of Heroes. The award-winning program showcases the heroic work of brave first responders in the aftermath of manmade and natural disasters. The program airs on ABC stations as part of "Weekend Adventure,"... Read more →

The Various Forms Of Poker Games And Their Rules

There are numerous variants of the traditional card game of poker. Each variation has its own set of rules and strategies that players should understand in order to maximize their chances of success at the tables. In order to help you choose your favorite game wisely, we'll go over the most common varieties of poker games and their associated rules in this section. photo by Pixbay Texas Hold'em It is the most well-known and widely... Read more →

Ujamaa Cafe Coming To The Abramson Cancer Center

(CNBNews)--This June 13th, 2023, the Coalition for Food and Health Equity in partnership with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center's (PPMC) Abramson Cancer Center and the University of Pennsylvania's School on Social Policy and Practice and with the generous support of the American Cancer Society, Coalition Equity is excited to launch Ujamaa Cafe™ at the Abramson Cancer Center. The Ujamaa Cafe™ at PPMC's Abramson Cancer Center provides free access to fresh, healthy, premade breakfast, lunch, snack, and... Read more →

Eleanor A. Kain, Gloucester City; Founder of the Ponytail League, Board of Health President

Gloucester City - On May 23, 2023. Age 85. (nee Morlachetta). Surrounded and in the loving care of her children, Jack (Bernadette) Kain, Lillian (Mike) Kain-Beese, Paul (Maggie) Kain and the late Patricia A. “Tricia” Kain-Sauter (surviving husband Jim) all of “The Holy City.” Predeceased by her loving and devoted husband of 59 years, John “Jack” V. Kain; her parents, Paul and Helen Morlachetta and her brother, George Morlachetta. Cherished grandmother of Michael, Keirstin, Nicholas,... Read more →

Former NFL Quarterback Shares Personal Story of Opioid Addiction with Oakcrest Student-Athletes

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (CNBNews) — Student-athletes at Oakcrest High School received an education on the risks of prescription opioids from a source with first-hand knowledge about the devastating impact of addiction. New Jersey native and former NFL quarterback Ray Lucas spoke to hundreds of students gathered in the high school auditorium Tuesday morning about his rise to the top of his profession and how his addiction to opioids following his career almost crashed his life.... Read more →

Shawn M. Miller, 39, of Gloucester City

On May 15, 2023. Age 39. Of Gloucester City. Predeceased by his parents, George E. Miller, Sr. and Eileen Miller (nee Burns). Survived by his children, Zachary Miller, Hayley Rose Miller and Riley Eileen Miller; his siblings, George Miller (Krista), Michael Miller (Christine) and Melissa Adamski as well as many loving nieces and nephews. Shawn was a graduate of Gloucester City High School class of 2001. He worked many years for Midlantic Fire in Cinnaminson.... Read more →

VIDEO: What Is Happening To Our Country? Why Is There So Much Hatred?

Guest Opinion There was a time when there was literally the United States of America. Not everyone agreed with each other; but unlike today, people didn't get beaten just because they had a difference of opinion. And each Sunday at the NFL game people stood for the playing of the National Anthem; players didn't kneel, and no one hid in the locker room until the anthem was over. Believe it or not, some of us... Read more →

Camden Night Gardens – Friday, May 26 in Cooper’s Poynt Park

Celebrating Arts and Culture in the City of Camden & the Kick-Off of the 2023 Connect The Lots Season Camden, NJ – The City of Camden, Camden County, and Camden Community Partnership (CCP) are set to host the 2023 Camden Night Gardens on Friday, May 26 from 6-10 p.m. in Cooper’s Poynt Park in Camden, NJ (on the North Camden waterfront along the Delaware River). Camden Night Gardens is a free nighttime art, music, food... Read more →

Breaking the Bank: Expert Strategies for Dominating Live Casino Games in the Digital Age

If you are tired of losing big bucks when playing live casino games, look no further because we have the expert strategies you need to break the bank and come out on top. In the digital age, live casino games have become increasingly popular, and with the right tactics, you can increase your winnings and have more fun. We have insider tips and tricks for live casino games that will give you a significant advantage.... Read more →

From the Court to Your Screen: Get Ready for the Top New Jersey College Basketball Teams

Are you a basketball fan looking for some exciting college action? Look no further than the top New Jersey college basketball teams. These teams are gearing up for an unforgettable season filled with high-flying dunks, buzzer-beating shots, and intense rivalries. From the Seton Hall Pirates to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, you won't want to miss a single game. Get ready to cheer on your favorite team and witness their journey to the top. Join the... Read more →


UPDATED photo credit Marianne Clark photo credit CBS Philadelphia GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 25, 2023)(CNBNews)--There was a two-alarm fire in the 300-unit block of Ridgeway Street Wednesday night, around 11 PM. Neighbors said the fire started in the basement and quickly spread to multiple row homes. Three families were displaced and a fireman was injured properties. The fire is under investigation. RELATED: MULTIPLE FIRE ALARM ON BURDSALL AVENUE, TWO DWELLINGS WERE DAMAGED; NO ONE INJURED Read more →

Delaware Residents Encouraged to Avoid Rescuing Young Wildlife

DNREC Reminds Delawareans: '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 theDepartment of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s message to Delawareans likely to see young wildlife in their backyards or almost anywhere in the outdoors this time of year. DNREC reminds the public that it’s best when encountering young wildlife of any species to leave... Read more →


JUST IN TIME FOR SUMMER! SEWELL, NJ (CNBNEWS)--In keepng with our Community Caretaking mission, the Washington Township Police Department is proud to announce our newest tool to reach even more members of our community, our Bomb Pop Patrol Ice Cream Truck. The Washington Township Police Department continues to be at the forefront of Community Caretaking by actively seeking new and innovative ideas to engage and create positive experiences between the Washington Township Police Department and... Read more →

CNBNews Traffic Alert: Route 42 northbound Exit 1B to I-295 northbound Detour

Closed and detoured Thursday night Overnight closures necessary to repair guiderail and attenuators (Trenton) - The Route 42 northbound Exit 1B to I-295 northbound is schedule to be closed and detoured Thursday night for guiderail and attenuator repairs as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 10 p.m. Thursday, May 25 until 5 a.m. Friday, May 26 the Route 42 northbound Exit 1B to I-295 northbound will be closed and detoured... Read more →

CNBNews Spotlight on College Students: Worcester Polytechnic, McDaniel, Alvernia, York, Grove

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Students Complete Intensive Research Projects WORCESTER, MA (05/24/2023)-- All students at Worcester Polytechnic Institute are required to complete a senior thesis as part of the university's distinctive project-based educational experience called the Major Qualifying Project (MQP), one that is usually team-based and often focuses on very specific issues or needs of an organization that has partnered with the university to sponsor the student's work. In addition to providing tangible work experience that... Read more →

Humane Society Rescues 114 Dogs from NC Puppy Mill

One week ago, the Humane Society of the United States assisted the Hertford County Sheriff’s Office in rescuing 114 dogs from alleged cruelty at a breeding operation in North Carolina. Conditions on the property were filthy, hazardous and consistent with egregious neglect. Veterinarians immediately noted that some of the dogs were severely emaciated, and some were so dehydrated that they required subcutaneous fluids on-scene. The dogs have embarked on their long road to recovery, starting... Read more →


Jersey City, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) held its rescheduled open house at Liberty State Park today. The open house revealed the state’s park-wide revitalization program to restore and enhance natural features; provide active outdoor recreation amenities, add arts, cultural, and community spaces, expand passive recreation opportunities, improve transportation to and within the park, and improve and build resilience to climate change. The revitalization program will include three different phases.... Read more →


Updated JEER-Gloucester City promised Barnard Avenue residents that their street was going to be repaved. They are still waiting. The city did hire a contractor but he never finished the job. In fact, the street is actually worst than before. WE would be better off with a dirt road. CHEER — Crystal Johnson (GHS Class of 2021 alum) became a College All American Soccer player at Rowan University in her freshman year. In March this... Read more →

Atlantic City Police Arrest Four on Drug Charges

image courtesy of the Atlantic City Police Department ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (May 23, 2023)(CNBNews)--The Atlantic City Police Department arrested four men and recovered drugs and a gun while targeting specific locations of frequent complaints from residents and business owners. On May 19, 2023, Detectives Christopher Dodson, Eric Evans, Alberto Valles, and Kevin Perez, under the supervisor of Sergeant Garry Stowe, were assigned to patrol specific areas of the city to combat the distribution of narcotics... Read more →


PHILADELPHIA ZOO CELEBRATES Birth of Twin Sloth Bear Cubs photo provided by The Philadelphia Zoo Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia Zoo has officially introduced its two four-month-old sloth bear cubs to the world as excited guests, Zoo members, staff, and volunteers witnessed the historic moment. The cubs, two males born on January 2, 2023, to 10-year-old mom Kayla and 10-year-old dad Bhalu, have until now been behind-the-scenes with Kayla inside their den. To accompany their long-awaited... Read more →

Roberta Virgina Thompson, 98, GHS Alumnus

Roberta Virginia Thompson (nee Bozarth) died on 05/17/2023 at the age of 98. She is predeceased by her parents, beloved husband Edward, and precious son William. She is survived by her children, son Paul and daughter Anne Wurst and their fine families of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Roberta graduated with honors from Gloucester City High School and Glassboro State College. She taught for several years before retiring from Blackwood Elementary School in 1989. After retirement she... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Navy Ensign Frank William Crilley, Medal of Honor and Navy Cross Recipient

When Navy Ensign Frank William Crilley joined the service, he likely didn't realize he would become the hero of some of the country's most dramatic undersea rescue and salvage operations of the 20th century. The master diver excelled in his craft, broke records and earned both the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross along the way. Crilley was born Sept. 13, 1883, in Trenton, New Jersey, to parents Frank and Mary Crilley. He had... Read more →

Emmett W. Ross, of Audubon, Volunteer Fireman

In life, things of the spirit are what count. Brotherhood and cheerfulness. Early on Emmett W. Ross learned confidence, camaraderie and was instilled with; being helpful, friendly, courteous and trustworthy. He was passionate, loyal and dedicated. To his family, his community and his scouts. "Arrowmen" demonstrate exceptional service, personal effort and unselfish interest, understanding that an arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. When life pulls you back with difficulties we'll be launched... Read more →

$5.2 million in Federal Grants for 6 NJ Communities

Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside grants will help municipalities in South Jersey (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) in partnership with the South Jersey Transportation Planning Organization (SJTPO) today announced the award of $5.2 million for six federal grants under theTransportation Alternatives Set-Aside (TA Set-Aside) program. “As part of NJDOT’s Commitment to Communities, we work with the three metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) to provide federal funding to counties and municipalities for local transportation projects that... Read more →

Festival Season in Delaware County; An Event-full Season Ahead in Delco

FESTIVALS AND EVENTS Festival season is here in Delaware County! Gather your friends and family for food fests, cultural celebrations, historic reenactments, live music and more. Check out the full list of Delco festivals and events happening this spring and summer. SEE THE LINEUP Soak Up Spring in Full Bloom Spring has sprung in Delaware County. From parks and preserves to nationally acclaimed gardens and arboretums, nature awakens with colorful landscapes just waiting to be... Read more →

Fire At Gloucester Iron and Metal; Residents Said They Heard A Loud Explosion

UPDATED Photo credit Tyler Smith GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (MAY 23, 2023)(CNBNews)—Today, around 2:30 PM, there was a multiple-alarm fire at the Gloucester Iron and Metal, a junkyard located on 10th Street and South Broadway. Nearby residents said they heard a loud explosion and saw a large plume of black smoke coming from the facility. One woman said the explosion knocked her out of her chair. The fire was isolated to one section of the junkyard.... Read more →

Doris M. Souder, age 85 of Haddon Heights

Doris M. Souder (nee Hansen), age 85 of Haddon Heights, formerly of Audubon, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2023, at Virtua Hospital, Voorhees. Doris is the widow of her late husband Robert Souder, Sr., and is survived by her children Bob & his wife Carol (nee DiGiacomo) Souder and Kim & her husband John Grohowski. Mrs. Souder is the proud grandmother of Nicky & his wife Alexis, Amy, Tyler, and great-grandmother of Sofia and... Read more →

CNB MEDICAL NEWS: Stroke Leading Cause of Death/Disability in United State

(NAPSI)—You work hard to help keep yourself and your loved ones healthy. To help, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) reminds everyone that stroke is a leading cause of death and disability in the United States. About 800,000 people in the country have a stroke each year. The good news is, when treated quickly, survival is possible and damage can be greatly reduced. That’s why understanding your risk for stroke, knowing signs... Read more →

Angel Torres, 33, pleaded guilty to first degree Aggravated Manslaughter

Camden City N.J.(CNBNews)— A Glassboro Township man has pleaded guilty to Aggravated Manslaughter for the fatal shooting of a man in Camden City in 2021, announced Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay. On May 16, 2023, before Judge Kurt Kramer, Angel Torres, 33, pleaded guilty to first degree Aggravated Manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Michael Giancola on January 2, 2021. At approximately 5:58 a.m., on Saturday, January 2, 2021, Torres encountered Giancola, 24, on... Read more →


Department of Labor and Workforce Development Young Workers The way teens obtain working papers in New Jersey will be changing on June 1, 2023! Thanks to a new law, the working papers process will be online and streamlined. Rather than going through local schools, younger workers will simply visit this site and be walked through a few easy steps. IF YOU NEED PAPERS BEFORE JUNE 1: MORE INFORMATION FOR YOUNG WORKERS: Help us spread the... Read more →


The Camden County Board of Commissioners is excited to announce the return of the Summer Parks Concert Series for 2023. The concert series will enliven and amplify the green spaces throughout the 2,700 acres of parkland in the county and provide something for everyone. All shows Mondays at 8:00 PM Arrested Development – June 12 Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning group that changed hip hop with their defiant lyrics of hope Celisse – June 26 Prodigiously talented... Read more →