News for Gloucester City and the Surrounding Areas of South Jersey and Philadelphia

Gustafson for Congress Lawn Signs Available

Lawn signs are available and are being put together for deployment at Headquarters at 10 Shoppers Lane Blackwood. Put some together and take some home. There are less than 42 days left until the Midterm Elections Please Fill out and email back Our Volunteer Signup Sheet! NAME ADDRESS PHONE I would like to volunteer to: WORK THE POLLS _______ HOST A NEIGHBORHOOD MEET CLAIRE EVENT _______ MAKE PHONE CALLS ______ STUFF LIT BAGS _______ WALK NEIGHBORHOOD _______ HOLD A FUND RAISER _______ ORDER A LAWN SIGN ______ AND/OR DONATE: www.ClaireGustafson.com Read more →


Edmondo DiPaolo of Pemberton Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Severely Impaired Patient   

Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a 36-year-old man pled guilty to physically abusing a severely developmentally-impaired girl while working as her caregiver in the family’s Southampton home. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Edmondo DiPaolo, of Daniels Avenue in Pemberton Township, admitted guilt in exchange for a 23-year sentence in New Jersey state prison. He entered guilty pleas on September 16 in Superior Court to two counts of Aggravated Assault (Second Degree) and one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Second Degree). The Hon. Gerard H. Breland, J.S.C., scheduled sentencing for November 18 in... Read more →


Thursday, September 29, Diocese of Camden Blue Mass

Diocese of Camden Blue Mass- All Are Welcome To Attend Or Watch Live Online! Happening TOMORROW- In Person and LIVE online! The Annual Diocese of Camden South Jersey Blue Mass! Thursday, September 29th 10:30 AM at Our Lady of Hope Parish 701 Little Gloucester Road, Blackwood, NJ 08012. All Police, Fire Fighters, EMS, public, and media are invited to attend in person! Can't make it in person? Watch it LIVE on the Diocese of Camden Facebook & YouTube starting at 10:30 AM, links are below: https://www.facebook.com/CamdenDiocese https://www.youtube.com/CamdenDiocese Address/Location Gloucester Township Police Department 1261 Chews Landing Rd Clementon, NJ 08021 Contact... Read more →


Peter J. Imlay, of Cinnaminson

On September 1, 2022. Age 63. Of Cinnaminson. Survived by many loving and devoted caregivers. Catholic Prayers of Committal and graveside burial on Tuesday, September 29, 2022 at 10 am at Waterford Memorial Park: 679 Pestletown Road, Waterford Works, NJ 08089. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Peter J. Imlay. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCann-Healey Funeral Home: Gloucester City, NJ. Ph: 856 - 456 - 1142. Read more →


Gaming and New Jersey: What's the history?

From Atlantic City to online gaming, it's safe to say that New Jersey has a long-standing affiliation with gaming and gambling fun. The famous Boardwalk dates back centuries - and the industry is a major money-puller in the heart of NJ. Since then, the thirst for games has grown massively and has, of course, evolved with the advent of online slots and more. Let's take a quick look at a brief history of gaming and gambling across the state and why NJ is one of the more playful territories across the US. When did gambling first become legal in New... Read more →


Another Shooting in AC: 19-Year-Old Male Shot and Killed in Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING, NJ – The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department are cooperatively investigating the death of a man in Atlantic City, NJ. 1009 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ scene of the deadly shooting (image courtesy of Google Maps) On Sunday, September 25, 2022, the Atlantic City Police Department responded to 1009 Pacific Avenue for reports of two victims with gunshot wounds. Both were provided medical treatment and transported to the emergency room. One of the males, Malae Johnson, 19, of Mays Landing, was pronounced deceased at the hospital. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s... Read more →


Andrew James Osborne, 34, Charged with Murder of a Ocean Casino Resort Guest on Sept. 23

Ocean Casino Resort scene of murder on September 23. Photo by Chris6d MAYS LANDING, NJ – The Atlantic County Major Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department are investigating the death of a man in Atlantic City, NJ. On September 23, 2022, at approximately 1:30 p.m., the Atlantic City Police Department responded to a hotel room within the Ocean Casino Resort for an unresponsive male. The man, later identified as Brian Wilkinson, 47, of Egg Harbor Township, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The Southern Regional Medical Examiner’s Office completed an autopsy of the victim and determined the cause... Read more →


Bordentown Hosting Celtic Festival and Highland Games Oct. 8

September 23, 2022 – The Celtic Festival and Highland Games will take place Saturday, October 8, at Liberty Lake, Bordentown, NJ. The family- and dog-friendly event will feature Highland Games competitions, musical acts, entertainment, fashion shows, merchants, and a variety of food vendors. For the over-21 crowd, the South Jersey Celtic Society will be serving craft beers from Spellbound Brewing and Third State Brewery, and wine and mead from Valenzano Winery. Expertly guided whiskey tastings will take place during the festival for an additional cost. Discounted tickets are available in advance at https://njrenfaire.ticketspice.com/south-jersey-celtic-festival-2022 or full price at the door. This... Read more →


Friendly Burger Contest to Benefit Local Parks and Rec.

Burgers for Ballfields The Fare Porter and Burgertime Holding Friendly Burger Contest to Benefit Local Parks & Rec Marcello De Fao, the chef/owner of The Fare Porter in Haddonfield, NJ, and Dane DeMarco, the chef/owner of Burgertime in Audubon, NJ, have decided to team up to host a friendly burger contest in South Jersey, with funds raised going towards the parks & recreation departments for the respective communities where each restaurant is located. Throughout the month of October, beginning on Sunday, October 1, and going through Halloween, whichever business sells more burgers will take 75 percent of the proceeds raised,... Read more →


SAY IT ISN'T SO!!! The Experts Doubt Economic, Environmental Value of Wind Power

Heavy transport, wind turbine transportation Shutterstock (The Center Square) – Wind farms continue to pop up like mushrooms across Michigan’s landscape, and with them, plenty of backlash from energy, economic and environmental public policy experts. Michigan ranks 15th for total wind generation nationwide, according to a 2021 study released by Commodity.com, which was updated last May. The study reports wind provides 8% of the total electricity consumed by the nation’s homes, government entities and businesses while contributing 7% to Michigan’s electricity grid. While proponents tout the environmental benefits of wind over other energy sources, it typically takes 18 months after... Read more →


Winnifred Olosunde, 66, and Taiwo “Peter” Olosunde, 55, Charged with Insurance Fraud, Failing to Pay Taxes

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor (OIFP) announced that a Mercer County couple, and owners of a New Jersey non-emergency medical transportation company, have been charged with an alleged scheme to provide false payroll information in order to obtain lower premiums on workers’ compensation coverage. Winnifred Olosunde, 66, and Taiwo “Peter” Olosunde, 55, both of Ewing, NJ, were each charged with one count of third-degree insurance fraud, nine counts of third-degree failure to file personal and employer tax returns, and nine counts of third-degree failure to pay personal and employer... Read more →


Two Black Females Beat Victim on North 19th Street; If You Recognize Either One Call Philly PD (Film)

PHILADELPHIA PA (September 27, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--On September 9, 2022, at 11:20 PM, the victim, a 32-year-old-female, was walking on the 400 block of N 19th St when she was approached from behind by two unknown black females when one of the suspects grabbed her by her hair and pushed her to the ground. Both suspects then began to punch the victim and ripped her pocketbook from her shoulder. Both suspects then fled and were last seen north on 20th St then west on Shamokin St. Taken was a brown pocketbook containing the victim’s credit cards, IDs, and house/car keys. The victim... Read more →


Emma Madeline Wine (nee Creely), age 103

Emma Madeline Wine (nee Creely), age 103, died Monday, September 12, 2022, in Pitman, NJ. Emma was CNBNews graphic file born in Toms River, NJ to William and Madeline (nee Hickman) Creely. Emma is predeceased by her husband Paul J. Wine and her sister Hester & her husband Robert Williams of Albuquerque, NM. Emma retired as a librarian for the city of Camden at the East Branch Library in Dudle Grange on Federal Street and was a longtime member of Audubon United Methodist Church. She is survived by her son Daniel & his wife Edith, grandson James and daughter Carol... Read more →


Free COVID Vaccinations at SEPTA'S 69th. Street Transportation Center Every Wednesday

Thanks to a partnership with the Delaware County Health Department, free COVID-19 vaccinations will be available on the last Wednesday of each month through December 28 at SEPTA’s 69th Street Transportation Center. All individuals ages 6 months+ are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccines. The clinic will be open this Wednesday, September 28 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Grand Hall (Main Lobby). The vaccinations are free with no appointment, ID, or health insurance required. 69th Street Transportation Center is located at 6901 Market Street in Upper Darby, Pa. Those with questions about getting the vaccination should contact... Read more →


Gloucester City GOP Holding Town Hall Gathering, Monday Evening, October 3

The Gloucester City GOP Invites You to The King Street Pub Monday Evening, October 3rd From 6 PM to 8 PM +++++ Come and meet your council candidates Share your ideas and concerns. ASK YOUR QUESTIONS AND GET TO KNOW US. YOU HAVE DYNAMIC GOP CANDIDATES WILLING TO WORK HARD FOR YOU!!! Read more →


Two Pedestrians Die in Wildwood After Being Struck by Vehicle; Gerald J. White, of Pittsburgh Arrested, Remains in Custody

Cape May Court House, New Jersey - Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Chief Robert Regalbuto of the Wildwood Police Department announced an arrest has been made and charges have been filed against Gerald J. White, 37 years old from Pittsburgh, PA, who was the at-fault driver involved in a fatal motor vehicle crash involving pedestrians. The incident occurred near the intersection of Burk and Atlantic Avenues. Below is another view of the intersection (image scourtesy of Google maps) On September 24, 2022, at approximately 9:36 PM, patrol officers from the Wildwood Police Department were called to the... Read more →


LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: A Good City That Could Be a Great City

CNBNews graphic file Small-town politics with one-party control has hurt our community during the last thirty years. First of all, we are not living in a true democracy without a two-party or a non-partisan form of government. It’s like a football game with one team taking the field and the other team not showing up. This creates a system of “no checks and balances” which creates a haven for an environment of laziness and complacency by the ruling party. Citizens and voters will only get the best product through competition. Bob Bevan Former Mayor of Gloucester City, NJ Read more →


Theresa Durkin, Longtime Athletics Teacher, and GCHS Alum, Hangs Up Her Sneakers

By Peter G. Sánchez, Staff Writer - September 26, 2022 Theresa Durkin has retired after teaching physical education in Saint Rose of Lima School, Haddon Heights, for 40 years. The powerhouse in South Jersey athletics, however, can still be seen around the school, assisting the principal in her free time. (Dave Hernandez) HADDON HEIGHTS – For the first time in 40 years, Theresa Durkin isn’t lacing up her shoes to lead students in warmups, stretches, or relays at Saint Rose of Lima School. She’s still around, however, to offer direction and greet children with a smile. “This is home,” Durkin... Read more →


Philadelphia's Roosevelt Blvd. Wawa Ransacked by Mob VIDEO

PHILADELPHIA PA (September 27, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The Philadelphia Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying these suspects in this video: On September 24, 2022, at approximately 8:15 pm, several individuals entered the Wawa, 7001 Roosevelt Blvd, and began looting the business. Several items were knocked over and thrown about the store. The mob fled the store. Some individuals jumped on several parked vehicles before fleeing the area. If you see these suspects, do not approach them; contact 911 immediately. To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to 215.686.TIPS (8477). Use this electronic form to... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering in Gloucester City (Chapter 23)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet THE WILD SIDE OF GLOUCESTER CITY--Mother Nature is active in Gloucester City. People must slow down and sometimes watch what is happening right in front of them. Peyton and Me have had runs-in with wild turkeys, a fox, a beaver, geese, pheasants, a deer, a skunk, and most recently, a Red-tailed hawk. All that wildlife is living right in our little neighborhood of Riverview Heights. After taking a photo of the men working on Barnard Avenue, we walked along the railroad tracks towards Powell Street. Suddenly, the hawk in the photo came swarming down... Read more →


CNBNews CONSUMER ALERT: Did you get an email saying your personal info is for sale on the dark web?

By Seena Gressin Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education September 26, 2022 People are telling us they’ve gotten emails warning that their sensitive personal information is being sold in the shadowy marketplaces of the dark web. Some emails list the stolen information, like all or part of the person’s Social Security number, date of birth, and driver’s license number. If you’ve gotten one of these emails, take steps to help protect yourself against financial loss from identity theft. Don’t click a link or use a phone number in the message. It could be a “phishing” email, designed to trick... Read more →


CNBNews Politics: NJ midterm elections...What to know about early voting, how to register

COLLEEN O'DEA, SENIOR WRITER AND PROJECTS EDITOR | SEPTEMBER 23, 2022 | NJ DECIDES 2022, POLITICS Voting starts Saturday. Mail-in ballots are on the way. Potential voters have less than a month to register Election Day is still six weeks away, but early voting started in New Jersey, as county clerks are set to start sending mail-in ballots to some 900,000 voters, who can return them immediately. Saturday is the day when counties must begin mailing paper ballots, which have become more popular as a form of voting in recent years. Roughly 900,000 people, or about 15% of all those... Read more →


Margaret M. “Marge” Hargesheimer, 94 of Gloucester City

Margaret M. “Marge” Hargesheimer (nee Smith), age 94 of Gloucester City, passed away peacefully on September 23, 2022. Born on July 7, 1928, in Gloucester City, Daughter of Charles P. Smith, Sr. & his wife Catherine (nee Cassidy). Marge is a loving wife, mother, and “Mommom” who devoted her life to her family. She was predeceased by her late husband Harry L. Hargesheimer, Sr. in 1978 as well as her 7 brothers, 3 sisters, and longtime companion Thomas Schoell. Marge is survived by her sons Harry L., Jr. (Pat), and Michael F. (Victoria). She was the loving “Mommom Marge” to... Read more →


Five Rowan Student-Athletes Honored by NJAC

PITMAN, NJ -- The New Jersey Athletic Conference honored five Rowan student-athletes in its weekly awards program for the week ending September 25th. The volleyball team had two members cited as Natalie Ogden was named the NJAC Player of the Week, and teammate Victoria Hutchinson the NJAC Rookie of the Week. Olivia Giorano (Women's Soccer), Sidney Pavlishin (Field Hockey), and Johnny Troiano (Men's Soccer) all earned respective rookie of the week awards as well. Ogden averaged double-digit kills in a 3-1, 2-0 NJAC week, totaling a 61-29-184 (.174) hitting line while adding 51 digs and 10 aces. On Tuesday in... Read more →


Monsignor Thomas Michael Flynn, age 88, Longtime Parish Priest in the Camden Diocese

Monsignor Thomas Michael Flynn Born 9/2/1934, died September 20th. Son of the late James and Mary Flynn, Menlough, Co Galway. One of 9 children, Survived by 5 siblings, Moira Devilly, John Flynn, Helen Sheils, Theresa Broderick, Pat Flynn Predeceased by his parents, sister Kathleen Kitt, brothers, James Flynn & Lawrence Flynn Menlough national school 1939-1947 St Jarlaths secondary school 1947-1952 St Peters seminary 1952-1958 Ordained June 1958 in County Wexford, Ireland Assigned to Diocese of Camden New Jersey in September 1958, as parochial vicar in St Paul’s parish, Stone Harbor, Cape May, NJ. He was elevated to Monsignor in 1998.... Read more →