Gloucester City Police Issue an Alert Re: Car Safety Seats

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 21, 2021)--Gloucester City Police issued a statement today regarding parents/guardians not securing their children in car seats. The press release is below. We have received several complaints about parents/guardians not securing their children properly, in child safety seats, during school drop-offs and pick-ups. Please keep in mind that motorists must adhere to the following Child Passenger Safety Laws: Any child under the age of 8 years old and a height of 57 inches shall be secured as follows in the rear seat of a motor vehicle: A child under the age of 2 years and 30... Read more →


Gloucester City Police Lock Down Gloucester High School, Clear Athletic Fields as a Precaution

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(October 21, 2021)--CNBNews received several calls early Wednesday evening about a large gathering of police officers in the area of the Gloucester High School, 1300 Market Street. The callers said there was a person who was threatening to kill himself. One source said the police locked down the high school and the nearby Cold Springs elementary complex. Lt. Jason Flood, spokes man for the Gloucester City Police Department, was contacted for further information; Flood said, “Normally I would issue a media release, however regarding what happened last night I am prohibited from... Read more →


NEW JERSEY FIRST TO GENERATE $1 BILLION IN SPORTS WAGERS IN SINGLE MONTH

In a record-shattering September, New Jersey also sets highs for online casino and overall gross gaming revenue, according to PlayNJ (ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — New Jersey became the first U.S. state to generate more than $1 billion in sports betting in a single month by taking in $1.01 billion in wagers in September. The new high for sports betting came as New Jersey also set a new high for online casino revenue, helping to push New Jersey to the total gaming revenue record ($453.6 million), according to PlayNJ, which tracks gaming developments in the state. “The state’s gaming industry has... Read more →


Parimatch — the leader on the betting world

Parimatch is a famous bookmaker, which started its activity in 1994. The company has the Curacao license. Over the years of its existence, a lot of bettors all around the world have become Parimatch clients. Gambling fans prefer this bookmaker, about which indicates a numerous of positive reviews on the network. At Parimatch gamblers can place bet on sports and cybersports. The peculiarity of the bookie is in a rich line and a diversity of markets. Here it is possible to make online betting on the following sports: football; american football; tennis; baseball; boxing; cricket etc! The company also offers... Read more →


CNB Fishing Report Maryland: Bergen Kline Thrilled to Catch a 41-inch Northern Pike at Deep Creek Lake

MARYLAND FISHING REPORT-October 20, 2021 by Keith Lockwood, fisheries biologist Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Bergen Kline certainly was thrilled to catch this 41-inch northern pike at Deep Creek Lake recently while fishing with his dad. Photo by Sean Kline This week is an exciting time for family and friends to be out fishing and enjoying the outdoors, as daytime temperatures become more moderate and a wide variety of fish become more active as waters cool. Forecast Summary: October 20 – October 26: It’s another great week to get out and enjoy Maryland’s fall foliage and Bay waters. Conditions will... Read more →


TWU Local 234 President Outlines Status of Contract Talks, Possibility of a Strike

Current agreement for SEPTA’s largest group of union workers expires Oct. 31, fair wages, parental leave, compensation for families of transit workers who died due to covid, and improved security on public transit are key issues at the bargaining table. PHILADELPHIA – Negotiators for Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 234 and SEPTA management are meeting at a hotel in Philadelphia’s historic district for daily negotiations this week and next in hopes of reaching an agreement for a new contract before the current contract expires at midnight on October 31. Video Outlines the Union’s Major Issues at the Bargaining Table In... Read more →


Fighting the Stigma: How to Care for an Addict

Stigma is a significant source of discrimination and oppression, and it leads to human rights violations. When a person is stigmatized, they are seen as 'less' because of their actual or perceived health condition. Stigma can harm a person's self-esteem, damage relationships with loved ones, and discourage those suffering from addiction from seeking treatment. Even though society has gone a great way in the last several decades, shame and guilt are often linked with addiction. Those who have battled with addiction are subjected to criticism at times. There are still many misunderstandings about what addiction looks like. It's essential to... Read more →


PET TIPS; Halloween One of the Most Dangerous for Pets

Halloween is one of the country’s favorite holidays, but it is typically one of the most dangerous holidays for pets. In fact, each year, BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital, which has more 100 practices nationwide, sees an approximate 250 percent increase in pets treated for chocolate toxicity in the week following Halloween. Gloucestercitynews.net files In addition to BluePearl veterinarians seeing pets for toxic food ingestion, like chocolate, they also treat pets for injuries associated with decorations or becoming lost. To help pet owners prepare and to ensure pets are kept safe, BluePearl is highlighting the most common Halloween dangers... Read more →


SBA Disaster Loans Provide Pathway to Recovery

Next to insurance, a low-interest disaster loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration is the primary source of funds for New Jersey survivors to make property repairs and for replacing contents destroyed by the remnants of Hurricane Ida. Physical and Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to businesses, nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters in Bergen, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Union and Warren in New Jersey. Economic Injury Disaster Loans only are available to small businesses and most nonprofit organizations in the following adjacent counties: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Monmouth, Salem, and Sussex in New Jersey;... Read more →


Disney World Celebrating its 50th Anniversary this Month

The date was February 1, 1971, the entire United States became aware Sunday night that something stupendous is occuring in Central Florida when televisions Wonderful World of Disney present a progress report on Disney's Vacation Kingdom at the conclusion of the regular program. A few months later on October 1, 1971 opened its doors. NPR writes Disney World, the largest theme park in the world, welcomed its first guests. Over the next five decades the park which covers more than 40 miles in central Florida gew into an entertainment complex that includes four theme parks, two waterparks, golf courses, a... Read more →


CNBNews Sports: ESPN and the CIAA Announce a Multi-Year, Multi-Platform Media Rights Agreement

Multi-year Agreement Through at Least 2024 Men’s and Women’s Tournament Championship Games to Air on ESPNU All 22 Tournament Games Available on an ESPN Platform ESPN and the Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association (CIAA) have announced a multi-year, multi-platform media rights agreement, enhancing ESPN’s college sports portfolio and coverage of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) with the addition of the conference’s men’s and women’s basketball tournaments. ESPNU will carry both CIAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament Championship Games, while all 22 games of both tournaments will be available on an ESPN platform through at least 2024. The new agreement marks... Read more →


Shamar Bey, 29, a Jersey City Gang Member Charged with Shooting

NEWARK, N.J. – An alleged member of a Jersey City gang has been charged with the June 19, 2020, shooting of a Jersey City resident, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced today. Shamar Bey, 29, of Jersey City, New Jersey, is charged by complaint with assault with a dangerous weapon in aid of racketeering and discharging a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: Bey is allegedly associated with a street gang known to operate around Salem Lafayette Apartments and the surrounding area from Bramhall Avenue... Read more →


Charles E. Wilson Jr., of Gloucester City

Of Gloucester City, passed away peacefully on October 14, 2021. Born in Camden, NJ, he was the son of the late, Charles, Sr. and Helen (Bartozek) Wilson. Charles is survived by his loving children, Angel Jacobs, Vanessa Sibiski; sister, Beatrice Barnaby; niece, Bernice, nephews, Thomas, George; 7 Grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Charles was predeceased by his sons, Charles E. Wilson, III, Kevin Wilson, George Side and his life partner, Cheryl Saiia. Charles proudly serviced his country in the U.S. Army and later worked on the Camden Railroad (Conrail). He also worked as a driver for Rapid Rover for many years... Read more →


New EPA Data, Over 2,500 NJ Sites Potential Sources of PFAS; 4 Sites in Gloucester City, 33 Sites in Camden

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews)(October 20,2021)--The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released new data that shows that about 2,500 industrial sites in New Jersey could be potential sources of PFAS, or “forever” chemicals. These sites are located in every county in the state. Nationwide, over 120,000 sites were identified as companies that may be making, handling, or storing these dangerous chemicals. You can view the interactive map from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) here. Screenshot of map below. The four sites in Gloucester City include Amspec Chemical Company, 751 Water Street and at the foot of Water Street, Thermoseal Glass, 400-418... Read more →


LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Gloucester Derby – November 2nd

POLLING PLACES – Your local Voting District What’s At Stake – 1 yr. at Large Council Seat THE FIELD - New Colts: Page & Fanning plus a new Filly, Sara O’Brien ODD’s - Page is a 1-2 favorite because of the large number of registered democrats in town. Fanning 10-1 …is a successful businessman but it’s tough to win as a Republican in Gloucester. Sara O’Brien 15-1 – is an Independent, active in community, musician, teacher, mother of 2, has the heart and will to run a good race, could pull off an upset. All three candidates are thoroughbreds, but... Read more →


Illegal Congolese National Rapes Woman on Philadelphia SEPTA Train as Passengers Watch

PHILADELPHIA, PA (October 20, 2021)--The Daily Mail reported that a 35-year-old man was arrested for raping a woman on board a public train in northeast Philadelphia as other passengers watched. Some of those individuals appeared to film the attack, and, they told police the encounter was consensual - despite the woman saying she had never met him before. The incident happened on Wednesday, Oct. 13. The attack happened on board a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) train towards the town of Upper Darby. Ngoy, who gave his address as Philadelphia-based homeless shelter the Broad Street Ministry, is a Congolese national... Read more →


5 Alternatives To Renting A Car While Traveling

Renting a car is a useful means of getting around when you're traveling, but it's not the only option nor is it always the best option. Here are five alternatives to renting a car while traveling. 1. Go On A Cruise When you take cruises, cruise ships are your main mode of transportation. Your vacation or trip will take place entirely while traveling, like a road trip but on the water. Cruises tend to be all-inclusive, so there are plenty of activities to do onboard, but you'll also be given time to disembark at various locations whenever you take a... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: When Will This Silliness Stop? President Thomas Jefferson Statue Removed NYC Hall

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on another victim of the cancel culture: On October 18, New York City officials voted unanimously to remove a 7-foot-tall statue of Thomas Jefferson from the chambers of the New York City Council in City Hall. Perversely, the person most responsible for declaring Jefferson a racist is himself a racist, New York State Assemblyman Charles Barron. What should they do with the Jefferson statue? "I think it should be put in storage or destroyed or whatever," he said. Barron started his activist career as a member of the Black... Read more →


Skylands Stadium Light Show Tickets on Sale

Augusta, NJ– October 18, 2021 – It’s that time of year again at Skylands Stadium, with the kickoff of the wildly popular Christmas Light Show and Outdoor Village! Sussex County’s own North Pole is a must-visit destination for families everywhere. This dazzling winter family destination showcases a mile-long drive through course glittering with dazzling displays and an enchanting Christmas Village full of fun-filled activities, delicious treats, memory making photo ops and much more. The Christmas Light Show & Outdoor Village is running on select dates and times from November 24-January 9 rain, snow or shine. Tickets cost $29 per carload... Read more →


Dads' Resource Center Offers Signs of Healthy Co-parenting

Dads’ Resource Center offers ways to tell if people are coparenting in a healthy manner STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania – (October 19, 2021) – Roughly 23% of children in the country live in a home with just one of their parents, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This is a percentage that continues to increase, despite how damaging it can be to the child if healthy coparenting doesn’t take place. While some parents feel they can’t stay together, it is imperative that they make healthy Gloucestercitynews.net files coparenting a priority, to help minimize the stress and negative outcomes when parents fall... Read more →


Garden State Esports Releases CODEC: A Curriculum For Career and Technical Education Through Esports

The CODEC guide will allow coaches to implement hands-on career and technical education experiences into any scholastic esports program, showing students the various career and college opportunities available through esports. New Jersey: October 19, 2021 -- Garden State Esports (GSE), the nonprofit scholastic esports league for all New Jersey schools, is pleased to announce the release of the Career Oriented Disciplines in Esports Curriculum (CODEC), a guide to implementing Career and Technical Education (CTE) activities across scholastic esports programs. With this guide, GSE continues to provide valuable learning, competition, and community for all students through esports. CODEC is designed to... Read more →


PENNSYLVANIA SPORTSBOOKS SURGES TO NEARLY $580M IN SEPTEMBER

Gross revenue from sportsbooks, online casinos just miss records as state’s gaming industry continues to gear up for a promising fall, according to PlayPennsylvania (LAS VEGAS) — Betting volume at Pennsylvania’s online and retail sportsbooks in September was the second-most all-time for the state, nearly hitting $580 million for just the second time. A spike in interest was inevitable during the first full month of football, but the surge in both sports betting and online casino gambling — which produced more than $110 million in revenue — is indicative of an industry that continues to grow and mature, according to... Read more →


COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Rowan Secures Top Playoff Seed

GLASSBORO, NJ -- Rowan secured the top playoff seed and had a personal milestone hit as the Profs took down Ramapo, 3-0 (25-13, 25-16, 25-10), Tuesday night in NJAC action at Esbjornson Gymnasium. With the win, the Profs are now the #1 seed in the NJAC Tournament and will have home-court advantage throughout and earn a bye into the semifinal round. Libero Simone Sparano picked up a big career achievement in notching her 1,000th career dig. Needing six entering the evening, the milestone happened in the third set. She finished the night with eight and also added a pair of... Read more →


OPINION: The Pension System for Police, Fire Departments and County Sheriffs Needs to be Fixed

UPDATED/CORRECTED Dorothy Heade | CNBNews contributor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 19, 2021)--Recently there was quite the conversation on CNBNews about Gloucester City employees who are enrolled in the NJ state pension plans. One person explained that when he retired from his private industry job he should make out just as well and questioned if the rest of us were jealous. The answer is "no." If someone worked for Comcast (as an example) and is collecting a million dollar pension, congratulations! I, as a consumer, have the opportunity to use Comcast's services or Verizon , Dish, Direct or no cable service... Read more →