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

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 →


Gloucester City GOP Holding Town Hall Gathering

The Gloucester City GOP Invites You to The King Street Pub Monday Evening, October 6th 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 →


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 →


Judicial Watch:COVID-19 Vaccine Studies Used by HHS were Conducted in China

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it received 115 pages of records from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) revealing previously redacted locations of COVID-19 vaccine testing facilities in Shanghai, China. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) claimed the testing facilities' name and locations were protected by the confidential commercial information exemption of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The records were obtained through a September 2021 FOIA lawsuit filed after the FDA, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Disease failed to respond to a June 7,... Read more →


OLD CITY FEST RETURNS TO CELEBRATE ART AND DESIGN, FOOD AND FASHION, CREATIVITY AND CULTURE

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2022 Eric Geoffrey takes a spin through the historic streets of Old City Philadelphia, PA -- Old City District presents the seventh annual Old City Fest on Sunday, October 9, 2022, from 11:00am to 6:00pm, along N. 3rd Street (from Market to Race) and Arch Street (from 2nd to 4th). Activities will include the Family Fun Zone presented by Adventure Aquarium, dueling pianos presented by The Bourse Food Hall, Cherry Street Garden presented by City Winery, and a wide array of food, beverages, art, craft and retail shopping, with 100+ vendors participating. Admission is free, with food... Read more →


A Tour of St. Joseph's Polish Church, Camden City

Camden City, NJ—Saint Joseph’s History Society of South Camden invites the public to join us for a tour of St. Joseph’s Polish Church on October 9, 2022, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm at 1010 Liberty Street, Camden, NJ 08104. The event will feature a presentation of the history of the Polish community of South Camden. The church was designed by ecclesiastical architect George I. Lovatt, Sr. in the early part of the 20th century. Its baroque style is unique among Roman Catholic churches in the Diocese of Camden. The marble altar and stunning stained-glass windows help to create a... Read more →


Berlin Auction Jewelry Store Robbed; Can You ID the Suspect?

If you can identify this suspect or other pictured male, please contact us as soon as possible. Phone - 856-783-4900...Anonymously https://www.berlinpolice.net/anonymous-tips BERLIN, NJ (September 27, 2022)--Saturday, September 24 at approximately 3:45 PM, the Berlin Police Department received a call from a jewelry store in the Berlin Farmer’s Market relating to a theft that just occurred. The above-pictured male stole approximately $5,000 worth of jewelry. The suspect asked to look at an item and then stole it by running off with it. The suspect is a black male, over six feet tall with a medium-sized build. He was last seen wearing... Read more →


Pavement Preservation Project Begins in Gloucester County; Route 42 Northbound Overnight Lane Closure

(Trenton) – One lane on Route 42 northbound will be closed overnight this week Monday, September 26 through Thursday, September 29 from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. between Black Horse Pike/Route 168/Atlantic City Expressway in Washington and Route 55 in Deptford, Gloucester County. The lane will be closed for survey work in preparation of an upcoming full depth paving repair project on Route 42. NJDOT will provide notice prior to any future closures. At least one lane of traffic will be maintained overnight during survey work. Motorists are advised to slow down, expect delays and use caution while driving through... Read more →


Over 100 Juveniles Storm Wawa on Roosevelt Blvd., Steal and Break Items; Philadelphia PD Investigating

PHILADELPHIA PA (September 26, 2022)(CNBNews)--On Saturday, September 24, at approximately 8:22 p.m., 15th District officers responded to the Wawa located at 70xx Roosevelt Blvd for a report of juveniles inside the location stealing and breaking items. Officers arrived at the location and observed approximately 100 juveniles inside the area causing damage to the store. The responding officers were able to disperse the crowd. There are no reported injuries. Northeast Detective Division is investigating. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Northeast Detective Division at 215-686-3153. source Press release Read more →


AccuWeather WARNING!

East Coast on alert for Hurricane Ian's impacts

Widespread rainfall amounts of 2-4 inches are expected through much of Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and southern Virginia, including in the Appalachian Mountains. Cities such as Roanoke, Virginia, to Raleigh and Charlotte, North Carolina, and Augusta, Georgia, could all receive several inches of rain. AccuWeather Hurricane Center – September 26, 2022 – AccuWeather meteorologists warn that the tropical system they have been tracking for nearly a week will not only threaten to cause damage in Florida, but it could also bring widespread impacts to the East Coast. On Monday and Tuesday, Ian is expected to intensify rapidly over the... Read more →


Philadelphia Businessman Seeking Permission to Build O-Ring Facility in Gloucester City

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 26, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Jonathan Cuccinello of Philadelphia is seeking permission from the Gloucester City Planning Board to build an O-Ring factory on a plot of ground located on Brick Street, across from Vitale's restaurant. According to an advertised notice, Cuccinello will appear before the Planning Board on October 19, 2022, at 7:30 p.m. in council chambers at the Police Administration Building, 313 Monmouth Street. Cuccinello wants to build a 5,000-square-foot facility for the distribution of O-Rings. The property is located at 19109 Brick Street and is known as Block 126 and Lot 3 on the Gloucester City Tax... Read more →


NJBIA Statement on Passing of Former NJ Gov. Jim Florio 

NJBIA President and CEO Michele Siekerka issued the following statement today regarding the passing of former New Jersey Governor Jim Florio. "Governor Florio was wholly dedicated to public service and the great state of New Jersey and someone who always worked to bring people together and solve problems. "He was a champion for the environment and a strong supporter of the Superfund program. I have fond memories of working with him at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. He was also a passionate advocate for education in the state and New Jersey businesses. “It was always a joy to... Read more →


RETIRED GLOUCESTER CITY FIREMAN HAS NEW TITLE

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 26, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Former Gloucester City Fireman George Huston (photo)made the headlines recently. Huston, raised in Gloucester City, retired from the local fire department in 2017 with a *$70,337 pension. According to the New Jersey Globe, Huston is working as the Gloucester County Deputy Fire Marshal with a $63,960 annual salary. "Now the 59-year-old Huston is making 32% more money from public jobs than he was five years ago," stated the article. Huston’s new boss is Shawn Layton (photo below), the embattled county fire marshal who supposedly left a trained arson dog named Ember in a county-owned vehicle... Read more →


Washington Politics: Biden, Dems, and Media Succeed at Inciting Violence against So-Called “Republican Extremists”

Posted Friday, September 23, 2022 | By Tammy Bruce Many of us openly condemn President Joe Biden‘s rhetoric accusing conservatives of being “extremists” and a danger to the country as likely prompting and even encouraging unhinged people to act with violence on those “warnings.“ And now here we are. A 41-year-old North Dakota man has reportedly admitted to running over Cayler Ellingson, an 18-year-old a teenager, explaining that the victim was part of a “Republican extremist group.” According to a probable-cause affidavit provided to Fox News Digital, “Brandt stated that the pedestrian called some people and Brandt was afraid they... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: 28 Camden County Communities Receive $25,000 Recreational Grants

Gloucester City Proprietors Park playground received a $25,000 grant for renovations. Monarch Painting is presenting putting a fresh coat of black paint on the lanterns at the park. (CNBNews photo) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 26, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The Camden County Commissioner Board has approved the recommendations of the Open Space, Recreation, Farmland, and Historical Preservation Trust Fund Advisory Committee to award $700,000 to 28 recreation facility enhancement projects and $405,000 to nine historic preservation projects throughout the CNBNews graphic file county. “These funds will be utilized for several purposes from improving recreational facilities as well as preserving multiple historic sites, ultimately making... Read more →


CHUCKLES: The Traffic Accident and Adam and Eve

A woman ran a red traffic light and crashed into a man’s car. Both of their cars are demolished, but amazingly neither of them was hurt. After they crawled out of their cars, the woman said, “Wow, just look at our cars!” There’s nothing left, but fortunately, we are unhurt. This must be a sign from God that we should meet and be friends and live together in peace for the rest of our days.” The man replied, “I agree with you completely. This must be a sign from God!” The woman continued, “And look at this, here’s another miracle.... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Gloucester Council Introduces $1.1M Bond Ordinance

The government has no money of its own. It’s all your money.” — Margaret Thatcher GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 26, 2022)CNBNewsnet--Gloucester City Mayor and Council at their September 22, 2022, meeting introduced a $1,128,200 bond ordinance on first reading. The second reading is scheduled for October 27, 2022. Of that amount $3,200 will be used for a water heater at the library; $96,000 for a self-contained vacuum debris container; $160,000 for repairs to the municipal complex; $144,000 for sports utility vehicles for the city; $24,000 for self-contained breathing apparatus air compressor for the fire department; $24,000 for turnout gear; $32,000... Read more →


Winslow Township Job Fair Saturday, October 22

Winslow Township will be hosting a Job Fair Saturday, October 22nd, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. The Job Fair will be held in the Winslow Township Municipal Courtroom, located; at 125 South Route 73 Braddock, NJ 08037. You will have the chance to meet job seekers of all ages for available employment opportunities within your company. There is no cost to participate but you must register prior by October 14th. We will provide a quiet space for you to hold interviews if desired. The set-up time for this event will be from 9:00 a.m. until 9:45 a.m. If you... Read more →