Gloucester City New Mayor and Councilman Take Oath of Office; Permanent City Administrator Job Still Vacant

Mayor Dayl Baille and Councilman at Large Robert Page GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ(Nov. 28, 2021)(CNBNews)--Prior to the beginning of the November 23 Gloucester City Council meeting, Dayl Baile and Robert Page took the oath of office for mayor and council. Baile was elected on November 2 to the one-year unexpired term of the former mayor, Dan Spencer, and Page was elected to the one-year unexpired term of Patrick Keating. Both positions will be up for election in November 2022. All the seats on the seven-member council are held by Democrats. In other matters, an Ordinance amending the salary ordinance for the... Read more →


CNB Archives: Video Urges Public To Say Merry Christmas

Originally published on December 15, 2015 Bill Donohue would like to share something special: "The video, 'Say Merry Christmas,' is produced by the Say Merry Christmas network; it is a joy to watch. Anyone who supports the Catholic League will realize why it is so dear to us. The presentation is flawless. I would like to thank Catholic League members Rita and Denis Larrivee for bringing this to my attention. Please pass it around." http://www.catholicleague.org Say Merry Christmas - Vocal Carrie Rinderer and the American Christian Life United choir... Read more →


Monmouth County Prosecutors Office Investigating Allegations of Hazing and Sexual Assault Involving Wall HS Students

WALL TOWNSHIP – The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office has assumed sole responsibility for conducting separate criminal investigations stemming from allegations that acts of hazing occurred within the Wall Township High School football program and unrelated allegations that one or more sexual assaults involving juveniles took place off-campus, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced Tuesday. Members of the Wall Township Police Department had been assisting during the early stages of these investigations, yet out of an abundance of caution, and in order to avoid any appearance of impropriety and to protect the integrity of the investigations, the Department has since... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: Stockton University Repopulating Atlantic White Cedar Trees on Galloway Campus

For immediate release; with photo November 11, 2021 Galloway, N.J. - Stockton University is contributing to state efforts to repopulate Atlantic white cedar trees in New Jersey by replanting a section on the university's campus. Last spring a cedar swamp was cleared for the purpose of replanting new cedar seedlings. Over several days this fall, some 2,500 cedar seedlings were planted on the wetlands clearing. ​​The replanting was coordinated by Matthew Olsen, ​​assistant professor of Environmental Science, Kyle Caccamesi, a senior Environmental Science major, and Bob Williams, of Pine Creek Forestry. The trays of seedlings were donated by New Jersey... Read more →


RECENT STUDY: Housework linked to sharper memory and better falls protection in older adults

Findings independent of other types of regular physical activity Newswise — Housework is linked to sharper memory, attention span, and better leg strength, and by extension, greater protection against falls, in older adults, finds research published in the open-access journal BMJ Open. The findings were independent of other regular recreational and workplace physical activities, and active commuting. Regular physical activity is good for maintaining optimal physical and mental health. And among older adults, it curbs the risks of long-term conditions, falls, immobility, dependency and death. Yet global monitoring data indicate that in 2016, physical activity was well below recommended weekly... Read more →


Burlington County Man Admits Role in Conspiracy to Defraud Internet Donors

CAMDEN, N.J. – A Burlington County, New Jersey, man today admitted his role in a GoFundMe scheme that collected money from donors on the internet, purportedly to benefit a homeless man, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Mark D’Amico, 42, formerly of Bordentown, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Noel L. Hillman to Count One of an indictment charging him with conspiracy to commit wire fraud. On March 6, 2019, two conspirators – Katelyn McClure and Johnny Bobbitt Jr. – pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering, respectively, in connection... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY (Your Money/Chapter IV)

by Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Contributor Have you gotten a letter or e-mail from Public Service Electric & Gas Co offering a new thermostat for free? Sounds good, doesn't it? Maybe not. Nowhere in PSE&G's e-mail does it say anything (even in the fine print) about the thermostat being changed remotely. This is a question that needs to be asked and answered. In June of this year USA Today1 printed an article about this program being used in Texas. Customers were "given the opportunity" to sign up for the program. Shortly thereafter people found their houses much warmer than they... Read more →


Audits of Pennsylvania Volunteer Firefighters Relief Associations Produce Wide Range of Findings

By Victor Skinner | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – Audits of dozens of Pennsylvania volunteer firefighters’ relief associations uncovered an array of issues, from unauthorized and undocumented expenses to noncompliance with prior audits and failures to maintain accurate equipment and volunteer rosters. Pennsylvania Auditor General Timothy DeFoor released audit reports over the past two weeks for 27 volunteer firefighters’ relief associations (VFRAs) in 25 counties. The associations are funded by the Department of Auditor General through a 2% tax on Pennsylvania fire insurance policies sold by out-of-state companies. The auditor general sent $54 million this year to... Read more →


CNB Medical News: How grandmothers' brains react to the sight of their grandchildren

A first look at grandmaternal brain function by Emory Health Sciences Newswise — Many people lucky enough to have grown up with doting grandmothers know that they can burnish a child’s development in unique and valuable ways. Now, for the first time, scientists have scanned grandmothers’ brains while they’re viewing photos of their young grandchildren — providing a neural snapshot of this special, inter-generational bond. Proceedings of the Royal Society B is publishing the first study to examine grandmaternal brain function, conducted by researchers at Emory University. “What really jumps out in the data is the activation in areas of... Read more →


An Interview With Steve Sweeney

‘Until the day I die’: Sweeney Was An Emotional Leader For NJ Disability Community Written by Gene Myers NorthJersey.com This editorial was shared to CNBNews of Gloucester City, by Senator Steve Sweeney’s Office, Trenton, NJ Before his stunning defeat this month, New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney had earned an image as a political brawler. The ironworker-turned-politician was said to bench press 400 pounds and locked horns publicly with state workers unions and Gov. Phil Murphy, a fellow Democrat. In 2019, he roasted then-Gov. Chris Christie with a memorable if unprintable epithet after a budget fight. But there's another side... Read more →


Michael James Veneziani, of Bellmawr

Michael James Veneziani, on November 26, 2021, of Bellmawr, formerly of Camden. Age 93. Devoted husband of the late Antoinette (nee Petrone). Devoted father of Michael (Angie) and Richard (Marleen). Loving grandfather of Michael A. Veneziani (Angeline), Stephanie "Stevie" DiValerio (David), Lauren Cycon (Charlie), Erika Veneziani, and Nicolas Veneziani and great grandfather of Nicholas Moore, Sophia and Carsen Veneziani, and Evelyn and Joelle DiValerio. Dear brother of the late Dominick (Anna), Giacomo "Jake", and Antoinette Lacatena (Frank). Brother-in-law of Josephine Caramanna and Sandy Veneziani. To Michael, family was most important. He loved spending time with his grandkids and great grandkids,... Read more →


5 Winter ATV Safety Tips

When winter arrives, many ATV owners feel the temptation to go for a ride on the first snow, to take pictures and videos of icy landscapes, to breathe the refreshingly cold air. It seems a wonderful idea — but please make sure you take sufficient safety measures. Below, you can find five useful tips on how to enjoy riding an ATV in winter to the max. Always ride with the company of friends First, together you'll have more fun. Second, riding in winter is much more hazardous than in summer. Your ATV might break down because of low temperatures or... Read more →


It Has Been 15 years since Four Women were Discovered in a Drainage Ditch in West Atlantic City

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP— November 20, 2021, marks 15 years since the discovery of the bodies of four women dumped in a drainage ditch in West Atlantic City. Today, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill reminded the public that the investigation remains active by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit and their law enforcement partners. “I would like the public to know that not one of those 15 years has passed by without the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and our partnering law enforcement agencies, continuing work on the investigation of the discovery of the bodies of four murdered women... Read more →


Nearly 600 firearms Collected at Gun Buybacks Hosted by Monmouth County Prosecutors Office

FREEHOLD – A combined total of nearly 600 firearms have been collected for destruction as the result of a pair of gun buybacks hosted by the Prosecutor’s Office and partner agencies over the last month, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced Tuesday. Monmouth County was one of nine counties statewide to host separate gun buybacks across the state on Saturday, October 23; as a result, a total of 360 firearms were collected at the Second Baptist Church of Asbury Park, including 159 handguns, 133 rifles and shotguns, and three assault weapons. Prompted by the healthy demand, a second event... Read more →


PET TIPS: The holidays can be stressful if your pet is not properly prepared for company

Having guests over during the holidays can be stressful if your pet is not properly prepared for company. Although BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital only begin to see an uptick in pets for anxiety and distress after the holidays (as owners are usually too busy during the festivities), board-certified veterinary behaviorist, Walter F. Burghardt, says it is important that behavioral issues are addressed sooner rather than later. Lacey and Erica Cleary Here’s what pet owners should know while hosting guests this holiday season, according to behavioral expert, Dr. Burghardt: What may "trigger" a pet to react? Holiday events that... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY (Chapter III):

Medicare Coverage Plans

by Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Contributor There are only a few days left before those of us who are over 65 or disabled can change Medicare coverage plans. This is a very difficult decision. There are many health insurance companies who will provide coverage, usually better than the government's, but at a premium. The government's plan leaves a lot to be desired. To start, let's look at what Medicare does not cover.1 1. Medical needs incurred outside the United States. If you plan to travel and you have kept the government's plan, make sure to buy travel insurance. Although it... Read more →


CNBNEWS TRAVEL: Looking For A Great Adventure?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Delran, NJ)--Looking for a great adventure? For free? Look no further than Amico Island. It was historically an island in the Delaware River at the confluence of Rancocas Creek. Now a 55-acre peninsula attached by a narrow strip of land to the town of Delran, it is enjoyed by visitors for a variety of outdoor recreational uses. Most trails are wide and level, traversing meadow, forest, pond, and wetland habitat. Various points in the park afford very nice views of the Delaware River and of the flats at the mouth of the Rancocas Creek, looking north toward Hawk Island. The... Read more →


Irene V. Johnson, of Audubon, Former Employee of GAF in Gloucester City

Irene V. Johnson (nee Petroski), 74, of Barrington and a former longtime resident of Audubon, NJ passed away at her son's home, surrounded by her loving family on November 24, 2021. Beloved wife of the late James R. Johnson, Sr. Loving mother of James "J.R." (Anysley) of Oaklyn, NJ and Gregory (Lindsay) of Barrington, NJ. Devoted grandmother of Alexander and Julie Johnson. She is also survived by dear friends and neighbors. Irene began her career in 1964 with G.A.F. Manufacturing, in Gloucester City, NJ and rose to be the first female department head company wide. She left her career to... Read more →


*Support GCHS Through AMAZON SMILE

Support Gloucester Catholic Through Amazon Smile! School Will Receive Money Back on Every Purchase! You can now support Gloucester Catholic Through the Amazon Smile Program!! Do you shop on Amazon? If yes, it is easy to support Gloucester Catholic with each purchase. Our school will receive .5% of every purchase from Amazon and there is no cost to the purchaser. A few minutes to set up are all it takes. How to set up on your browser * If you type in the word 'smile.' before Amazon.com, you will be brought to the same Amazon site, but on the fundraising... Read more →


Norma E. Albinson, of Audubon, age 94

(nee Kaighn) Of Audubon, NJ passed peacefully on November 22, 2021, at age 94. Predeceased by her beloved husband, Russell Albinson, son, Robert Albinson, and parents, Charles and Emmaline (nee Jarrell) Kaighn. She is lovingly survived by her son, Kenneth Albinson, daughter-in-law, Joyce Albinson, niece, Shirley Daniels, and other family members: Clif, Bruce, Dee, Lauren, Kris, Tori, Trey, Ross, and Liam. Norma was a truly fun-loving, easy-going person loved by all who knew her. She enjoyed applying her secretarial skills to the benefit of several fortunate employers, some of which were Household Finance, RCA, Camden County Consumer Affairs, and Logan... Read more →


DNRP Collect Toys for Christmas Gifts

Gloucestercitynews.net files To kick off the holiday season, Delaware Natural Resources Police are teaming up with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program to provide toys as gifts for children in local communities. The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program collects new, unwrapped toys suitable for boys and girls of all ages and distributes those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in communities nationwide. Toys will be accepted through Wednesday, Dec. 15 at the following drop-off locations with Toys for Tots donation boxes, with donors asked to adhere to current mask requirements for state... Read more →


BOOK REVIEW: Seven Top Political Stories of 2021

NEW YORK, NY, November 26, 2021 — Will the aftermath of the 2020 presidential election and the second year of the COVID pandemic prove that 2021 will be one of the most tumultuous political years in recent history? According to Seth David Radwell, a critically-acclaimed expert on the history of politics, and author of the Amazon bestseller American Schism: How the Two Enlightenments Hold the Secret to Healing Our Nation (Greenleaf Book Group), here is a compilation of some of the most controversial 2021 political subjects of today—contextualized in the country’s history as detailed in Radwell’s book—that will have a... Read more →


Joint Investigation Leads to Arrest of Five Suspects in Egg Harbor; Charged with Selling Illegal Drugs

MAYS LANDING— Following a joint investigation by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and Egg Harbor Township Police Department, five individuals were arrested on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, at a home in Egg Harbor Township after members of the ACPO Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit, the Egg Harbor Township Police Department and SWAT successfully executed a “no knock” search warrant at the home without incident, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. The arrests of these 5 defendants are the result of a 3-week long investigation by the ACPO Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit that began in early November 2021. The... Read more →


Crypto Trading Aggregator TabTrader Raises $5.8M

AMSTERDAM, Nov. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cryptocurrency trading mobile app TabTrader announced today that it closed a $5.8M series A round led by BitMEX Ventures and joined Hashkey Capital, Spartan Capital, SGH Capital, SOSV, and Artesian Venture Partners. The Amsterdam-based company has more than 400,000 active users and plans to expand its 20-person team and focus on global expansion, including aggregation of decentralised crypto exchanges, starting with Solana based Serum, Raydium, and Orca. Alexander Höptner, CEO of BitMEX said, "TabTrader revolutionises the entire crypto trading experience by enabling traders to manage all of their exchange accounts through a unified interface.... Read more →


Steve Vaux,of Little Egg Harbor, formerly of Gloucester City

VAUX, STEPHEN E. 71, of Little Egg Harbor, N.J., passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at home. He was born in Richmond, VA., residing in Gloucester City, N.J. and Marlton, N.J., prior to moving to Little Egg Harbor. Stephen was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving from 1970-1972. He worked as a linesman for Bell Atlantic, Absecon, N.J., and spent nearly 20 of his retirement years as a substitute teacher at Pinelands Regional School. Stephen loved being around the students and working Pineland’s sporting events. Stephen is survived by his wife Kathleen Vaux, sons Ryan Vaux, and Brett Vaux, both of... Read more →