Due to the 4th of July Holiday All MVC Facilities Closed

TRENTON – All New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) facilities will be closed Monday, July 4, in observance of the state holiday. This includes: Licensing and Vehicle Centers Regional Service Centers road testing sites inspection stations All NJMVC facilities will be open for regular operating hours the rest of the week, including on Saturday, July 2. The NJMVC.gov website is open 24 hours a day, allowing customers to complete about 80% of all NJMVC transactions online at their convenience. New Jersey residents seeking motor vehicle services should always visit the website first to access more than 30 online services, schedule... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: U. of Tampa

The University of Tampa's May 2022 Commencement CONGRATULATIONS!!! TAMPA, FL (06/30/2022)-- The University of Tampa hosted a commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 7 to honor the 1,713 degree-seeking candidates at the University's 154th commencement. The event was attended by the students, their family members and friends, UT faculty and staff members, and the general public. The ceremony included remarks by alumni and brothers, Javier Baldor '89, CEO of BST Global, and Carlos Baldor '87, president and chief technology officer of BST Global. The following local students graduated from The University of Tampa. Allison Capra, of Vineland, graduated with a Bachelor... Read more →


Msgr. Hodge, Pastor of St. Mary and Father Soprano, Pastor of St. John Neumann Retire

Bishop Sullivan announces the retirements of two pastors, effective July 1. • Msgr. William A. Hodge, Pastor of Saint Mary, Gloucester City. • Father Ernest R. Soprano, Pastor of Saint John Neumann, North Cape May. Born in Atlantic City, Msgr. Hodge, 74, attended Glassboro State College (now Rowan University); Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, Wynnewood, Pa., and the University of Dayton, Ohio. He was ordained May 25, 1974, by Bishop George H. Guilfoyle. His first assignment was as Parochial Vicar at Saint Francis de Sales Parish in Barrington (1974-76). Other assignments as Parochial Vicar included Saint Raymond, Villas (1976-77); Resurrection, Marmora... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: What's New in the Country

By Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Contributor image courtesy of https://www.istockphoto.com/ (CNBNews)(July 1, 2022)--The past few weeks have been very active, if not confusing, concerning what has been in the news. A lot of people these days get their news online which is like reading the first paragraph of a book. There's a lot more behind the headlines. Let's take a look: 1. Disaster on the Border - Two days ago a semi was found in San Antonio, Texas. A city worker heard cries from inside. He found more than 60 illegal immigrants inside, most of them dead. There was no... Read more →


Services Held for Father Joseph P. Capella, age 61, Rector of Camden Catholic High School

By Christina Leslie, Correspondent The Catholic Star Herald Father Joseph P. Capella, Rector of Camden Catholic High School, died June 21 after a long illness. He had ministered there as an educator, administrator, and friend to all, exemplifying the love of God and each other, since 2016. Camden Catholic High School president, Mary Whipkey, issued a statement to students, faculty, and friends in which she expressed sorrow at the priest’s passing. “We were blessed with his leadership, companionship, and guidance in all matters of school administration and Catholic identity. His daily presence in the classroom, the hallways, and welcoming students... Read more →


Suspect Wanted by Gloucester City Police Arrested in Gloucester Township

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ--A suspect wanted by the Gloucester City Police Department was arrested in Gloucester Township according to The Shore News. Gloucester Township Police (GTPD) reported on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at approximately 6:49 pm an officer assigned to the Traffic Safety Unit was conducting radar enforcement along College Drive when he observed a black Jeep Grand Cherokee traveling in excess of 20 mph over the speed limit. The GTPD said officers pursued the suspect on foot through a wooded area additional patrol units responded and set up a perimeter. Officers operating in a plain clothes capacity were able to... Read more →


Camden City Sisters Receive Scholarship to Rowan University Thanks to MHS Lift

PENNSAUKEN, NJ (June 30, 2022) – MHS Lift, a national provider of warehousing and distribution solutions, recently announced that two Camden residents are the 2022 recipients of the company’s MHS Lift Scholarship Fund, a full scholarship to Rowan University. Sisters Emani Baines, 23, and Essence Holman, 19, will both start at Rowan in the fall. Established in 2019 by Andy and Brett Levin, brothers and co-owners of MHS Lift, the MHS Lift Scholarship Fund, in partnership with Rowan University, is awarded to Camden students who are active members of the Boys & Girls Club of Camden County (BGCCC) and have... Read more →


CNB FISHING NEWS Maryland: Congratulations to Viyaan Ranjith; the Youngster Caught His First Fish

by Keith Lockwood, fisheries biologist Maryland Department of Natural Resource June 29, 2022 Viyaan Ranjith caught his very first fish while fishing with his dad and it was a bluegill sunfish. Congratulations Viyaan! Photo by Ranjith Kunjayi Summer is in full swing and we’re going into one of the most popular weekends of the season – Fourth of July! It is a wonderful time to spend time with family and friends enjoying all that Maryland has to offer. The feisty bluegill is one of Maryland’s treasures that entertain anglers young and old in small community ponds to our larger reservoirs.... Read more →


U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Fossil Fuels Released

(WASHINGTON)(June 30, 2022)-- — Today, the U.S Supreme Court limited the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate power plant emissions under the Clean Air Act. The decision in West Virginia v. EPA undermines efforts to reduce greenhouse gas pollution from coal and gas fired power plants using the Clean Air Act. In response, the People vs Fossil Fuels coalition - made up of over 1200 groups nationwide - is calling on President Biden and Congress to take immediate action. “As we face another summer of drought, heat, storms and fires, our nation’s highest court is tearing down desperately needed climate... Read more →


UPGRADES FOR FOX CHASE RAIL LINE

Project Will Improve Service Reliability; Riders Encouraged to Attend Webinar PHILADELPHIA (July 1, 2022) – SEPTA will begin a month-long project to enhance Regional Rail infrastructure as part of the Fox Chase Improvement Program. The work is scheduled to take place from July 5 through July 29 and will require major service adjustments that will impact customers who use the Fox Chase Line. During this time, shuttle buses will replace all trains between Fox Chase and Wayne Junction stations. Train service will be available between Wayne Junction Station and Center City. “These upgrades along the Fox Chase Line will improve... Read more →


In Honor of National Ice Cream Month Lokal Artisan Foods and Cloud Cups Release New Collection...

...OF FRENCH TOAST BITES GELATO THAT DEBUTS DURING NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH Philadelphia, PA - Lokal Artisan Foods and owner Charisse McGill has teamed up with Cloud Cups and owner Galen Thomas on a smooth and creamy new summer treat debuting just in time for National Ice Cream Month. French Toast Bites Gelato makes its debut this weekend on July 1st at Spruce Street Harbor Park, Cherry Street Pier, Pizza Brain, Manayunk Pizza and Ashley's Deli - as well as at select local street fairs and festivals. The new collab brings together two of the region's celebrated award-winning Black-owned businesses... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: The Numbers Don't Lie

by Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Contributor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 30, 2022)--A retired NJEA teacher got very upset with me for bringing attention to facts about Gloucester City's schools that are openly available on the city's and state's web pages. The teacher demanded that I stop writing about the schools. That will never happen, but I did allow a little time for the restoration of tranquility. I'm back. I looked into U.S. News trying to verify that which was written about Camden County school ratings for the 2021/2022 school year. Here are their ratings of the county's high schools (from... Read more →


Father Thomas Capperella, Parochial Vicar in Saint Patrick and Holy Angels in Woodbury

WOODBURY, NJ --Father Thomas Capperella, 82, former parochial vicar in the Diocese of Camden, died June 26. Born in Plymouth Township, Pa., he studied at Blessed John XXIII in Weston, Mass., before being ordained a priest of the Diocese of Camden by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio on June 2, 2001, in Blackwood. His first assignment was as parochial vicar of Saint Thomas More Parish, Cherry Hill, where he served for a year before being assigned the same role in Saint Vincent Pallotti, Haddon Township (2002-2005). Father Capperella went on to serve as parochial vicar in Saint Patrick, Woodbury (2005-2010), and Holy... Read more →


Atlantic City Police Seeking Murder Suspect

ATLANTIC CITY- An investigation into the fatal stabbing of a 65-year-old man on June 5, 2022, a Sunday afternoon in Atlantic City is continuing by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor William Reynolds announced. CNBNews graphic files At approximately 2:20 pm, Atlantic City Police received an emergency call for a male down at Unit North block of Kentucky Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ. The male victim, identified as Dwight Hutchinson, 65, of Atlantic City, was located unresponsive. Medical personnel arrived but were unable to revive Hutchinson. Hutchinson was pronounced deceased at the scene. An autopsy... Read more →


Blackwood Farmers Market Tonight

BLACKWOOD, NJ (June 30, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The Gloucester Township Police Department released the following information about tonight's Farmer's Market in Downtown Blackwood. Get a jumpstart on your 4th of July holiday shopping at our weekly farmers’ market in Downtown Blackwood starting at 4pm. Today Tony Morelli Market will be adding delicious and sweet melons to their produce selection. Holy Tomato is offering their tasty homemade salad dressing for sale by the mason jar along with pizza by the slice including their special chicken fajita pie! Homeward Bound has Obsidian and Diego in attendance for cuddles and adoption! And tonight’s music provided by... Read more →


Albert C. Fisk Jr., of Gloucester City, NJ

Albert C. Fisk Jr., of Gloucester City, NJ., affectionately known as Buddy. Peacefully passed away on June 27,2022 at the Cooper Hospital with his loving family by his side. Al was born on November 27,1942 in Camden, New Jersey to the late Albert C. Fisk, Sr and Laura M. Robertshaw and has been a resident of Gloucester City for many years. Al was a regular face on the corner of Broadway and Cumberland Streets where he assisted children crossing to and from school. He loved his job and enjoyed all the people he met. Also, fishing was an enjoyable pastime... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: SGT. Richard Lopez of the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office Shot and Killed, Age 51 AND KILLED

RICHARD LOPEZ YAVAPAI COUNTY ARIZONA(JUNE 28, 2022)----Sergeant Richard Lopez was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a suspect near Stagecoach Trail and Red Rock Lane in Cordes Lake at about 12:45 pm. He had responded to the area to investigate a theft and located the suspect nearby. The man shot him before fleeing into a nearby residence and barricading himself inside. Sergeant Lopez was transported to HonorHealth Deer Valley Medical Center where succumbed to his wounds. The subject was taken into custody after remaining barricaded in the home for several hours. Sergeant Lopez had served with the Yavapai County... Read more →


WATCH! Delaware's Artificial Reef Enlarged with the Sinking of Commercial Scallop Vessel

DELAWARE--(JUNE 30, 2022)--The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control continued to broaden the recreational appeal of Delaware’s renowned artificial reef system by sinking the Texas Star (above), originally outfitted as a floating casino, at a reef site 16.5 miles offshore of the Delaware coast, with readings of 38.40.494/74.43.868 at a depth of 86 feet. Built in 1977 on a multi-purpose supply ship hull, the Texas Star was last at sea as a commercial scallop catcher/processor vessel, finding its third life at approximately 4:20 p.m. EDT Wednesday, June 29 as ocean floor fish habitat planned by DNREC’s artificial reef program.... Read more →


NJ’s Soaring Online Gambling Market

CNBNews graphic files The latest figures from casinos in New Jersey have revealed that online gambling has increased by 15% compared to the previous year. The same study also announced that online gambling outlets in New Jersey took over $430 million from gamblers in May 2022 alone. But what exactly is the cause of this increase and what can we expect in the future? We reveal more below. A new online landscape The report found that Borgata was leading the gambling market with an increase of over 30% from last year. Hard Rock casino came in second place, taking in... Read more →


Crab Du Jour Christmas in July!

Paying for Customers’ Gas in July as Prices Soar Amid Economic Challenges As people struggle to make ends meet more than ever due to the ever-changing economy, Crab Du Jour has initiated a program to ease the pain of going out to dinner, by offering $5 off per check, up to $20, every night during July for every guest who dines at the restaurant from July 1st through July 31st. The promotion includes the minimum spending per bill, $5 off $25, $10 off $50, $15 off $75 and $20 off $100. The Cajun seafood chain, with over 88 locations around... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE:

A Look At Harry's Ocean Bar and Grille

HARRY'S OCEAN BAR AND GRILLE IN CAPE MAY ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF, MENU, SEVEN DAY A WEEK LIVE MUSIC AND NEW OWNERSHIP The ocean-side dining destination has exciting changes both in the kitchen and on the roof deck for July and August - and beyond Cape May, NJ - Harry's Ocean Bar and Grille (1025 Beach Ave) is firing up exciting changes in and out of the kitchen for summer of 2022. The ocean-side dining destination and sprawling ocean-side roofdeck, located directly next to The Montreal Beach Resort, is proud to introduce new ownership and a new top chef in... Read more →


A Detailed Pie Iron Guide for Campers

Pie irons, an extraordinarily versatile instrument, were the first equipment people used around the campfire. Pie irons enabled them to prepare various dishes, exploring different ingredients and tailoring each pie iron to the consumer's preferences. A few of those early explorations are now staples on every camping trip. You cannot go camping without your campfire pie irons. What's the ideal campfire pie iron? Pie iron is a set of metal presses, usually made of cast iron, which you can use for cooking over an open fire. Pie irons exist in various forms and sizes, but they all serve the same... Read more →


Judge scolds University of Delaware for shielding Biden’s Senate records

From The Washington Times: Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, said the documents are relevant to examine allegations of sexual assault by Mr. Biden’s former staffer Tara Reid and allegations of influence-peddling in connection with Mr. Biden’s son Hunter Biden and foreign interests. “What he was up to as senator is going to inform us about what he is doing and what he wants to do as president,” Mr. Fitton told The Washington Times. “Why was this public university working with this political operation, hiding records to protect then-candidate and now President Biden?” Read more here… Read more →


Maple Shade Parade and Fireworks July 2

Prepare ahead for traffic and parking restrictions in the area. Saturday, July 2, 2022! Parade - 12:00 PM Fireworks - 9:30 PM (approximate) The Maple Shade Police Department wishes to remind residents and those visiting this Saturday that there will be some road closures, detours and parking restrictions in the area of our events. Please be cautious when driving in the area and give yourself plenty of time in the event of delays. Temporary NO PARKING areas will be posted in several neighborhoods and will be enforced. Temporary detours and traffic pattern changes should be expected arriving and leaving our... Read more →


Ikiya Collective: They Won't Stop With Abortion, Rise Up for Our Rights

press release SAPD tries to stop Queer Lakota Led Ikiya Collective from marching in San Antonio Pride with Abortion Rights Banner San Antonio, TX: Tonight, San Antonio Police Department and PRIDE marshalls on roller skates tried to stop Ikiya Collective from marching in San Antonio's "Pride Bigger Than Texas" parade with a banner that read "They Won't Stop with Abortion, Rise up for Our Rights!" The group of Black, Indigenous and queer folks of the global majority was stopped three times by the police despite marching with the San Antonio Human Rights Campaign. When stopped by the police from entering... Read more →