NEWS, SPORTS, COMMENTARY, POLITICS for Gloucester City and the Surrounding Areas of South Jersey and Philadelphia


June Mae Mellon (nee Malone) of Gloucester City

Christmas is the time of year for being with loved ones and sharing joy and cheer. What a wonderful feelin'... Big planned dinners, long beach days, and the exuberance in yelling, BINGO! June Mae Mellon (nee Malone) had an insatiable zeal for life. She was energized with a feisty and stubborn charisma that was the life of the party. She was the dancing queen. She was both hellfire and holy water. Life is ours and... Read more →


Camden CITY, NJ (MARCH 19, 2023)(CNBNEWS) - Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man on Friday night in Camden, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. CNBNews graphic files On Friday, March 17, 2023, at approximately 10:54 p.m., Camden County Police Department officers responded to the 1300 block of Fairview Street in Camden for a report of a person shot. Officers arrived on the scene and... Read more →

Rowan forward Ja'Zere Noel Named to NABC Division III District All-America Team

KANSAS CITY, MO – Rowan forward Ja'Zere Noel has been named to the 2022-23 NABC Division III District All-America First Team, as voted on by National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division III coaches. He becomes the Profs' first All-American since Matt Byrnes was a first-team selection in 1997-98. Ja'Zere Noel (right), photo provided Noel is the 10th player in Rowan men's basketball history to earn All-America status, and the fourth to become a first-team... Read more →

Delaware Looking to Legalize Cannabis for Adults

(The Center Square)(March 12, 2023) — The Delaware state Assembly has approved a proposal to legalize recreational cannabis for adults, but the measure faces an uncertain path to Gov. John Carney’s desk. Another state is on the verge of legalizing marijuana. Governments are just looking at the billions of tax dollars they will have access to, not giving a damn about the health problems caused by marijuana. According to the MAYO CLINIC, and HARVARD UNIVERSITY,... Read more →

*16th Annual Ferry Brother’s Memorial Golf Outing

In Loving Memory of Harry, Franny, and Jim E. Ferry Sr. Dear Friend, We are writing to you regarding our upcoming golf outing. This year will be our 16th annual tournament and because of the generosity of businesses like yours, it has continued to grow and thrive. r. Harry, Jim, and Franny We started this outing in memory of Jim E. Ferry Sr., who passed away in 2006 after a short battle with cancer.... Read more →

Gloucester City LL Fundraiser Night at Phillies Game

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --The 2022 National League Champions return soon. Gloucester City Little league will be hosting a Fundraiser Night at the Phillies Game on Tuesday 5-9-23 for Dollar Dog Night. If interested you can Venmo GCLL-Baseball in the comments plus put your email address as tickets will be emailed. Tickets at $38 a person, in Section 144. A portion of tickets sales go back to the league. As always thank you for your support. Read more →


THE SKIRMISH RETURNS TO HADDONFIELD ON JUNE 3, 2023 Revolutionary War Reenactment Brings South Jersey’s Colonial History to Life in Day-Long Event Haddonfield, NJ (January 3, 2023) – Today, Haddonfield’s popular revolutionary war reenactment and colonial festival announced the date for its annual event: The Skirmish will take place on June 3, 2023. The Skirmish brings history books to life with a day of Revolutionary War soldiers, horses, clashes between colonists and redcoats, family friendly... Read more →

*Gloucester City's Spring Clean-Up and Shred Event

ATTENTION RESIDENTS OF GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ The annual Clean-Up Day and Shred Event will be held Saturday, April lst. The shredder will be located at the Gloucester City Library, Railroad and Hudson Street, from 9 AM to 1 PM. Volunteers are needed. To register send your name to Read more →

SEPTA Partners with City & PennDOT; Red Bus Lanes Coming to Market Street

Historic Investment in SEPTA’s Bus Infrastructure, Part of ‘Bus Revolution’ to Improve Service Reliability PHILADELPHIA (March 16, 2023) – SEPTA is partnering with the City of Philadelphia and PennDOT to install red paint on the Market Street bus-only lanes from 20th to 15th Streets (eastbound) and Juniper to 6th Streets (both directions) in Center City. This initiative will add approximately 1.75 miles of red bus lanes to SEPTA’s network – nearly tripling its current mileage... Read more →

Camden County Hero Scholarship Annual Coach Bingo

To reserve tickets: Call Dawn: (856) 768-9656 or email: Call Cathy: (856) 287-9743 Proceeds benefit the families of Camden County's Police, Fire & EMS Personnel killed in the line of duty. ID #35-5-23729 Dawn M. Ragan, Executive Director Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund, Inc. 162 W. White Horse Pike Berlin, NJ 08009 (856)768-9656 office (609) 980-7013 cell “It doesn’t take a hero to keep a dream alive…” Read more →

*PBA Local 30 Corn Hole Tournament April 29

MAGNOLIA, NJ(CNBNewsnet)--Join PBA Local 30 for the 1st Annual CornHole Tournament Saturday, April 29, starting at 1 PM. Registration begins at 12 noon. The event organizers are also looking for business sponsors. If you want to make a monetary donation or donate a basket toward the Chinese auction, please email Money from this fundraiser helps Local 30 support community programs and events. Read more →

51st Running of the Iditarod Trail Race Ends

Megan Pacer The 51st running of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has ended. Jason Mackey and his dog team crossed under the burled arch in Nometoday at 5:03 p.m. Alaska time to conclude the race. Musher Jason Mackey before the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in downtown Anchorage on Saturday, March 4. (Emily Mesner / ADN) Mackey completed the race in 12 days, 2 hours and 3 minutes. As... Read more →


POP-UP EXPERIENCE WITH AN IMMERSIVE HIDDEN GARDEN VIBE, THEMED DRINKS AND FLOWERING FOODS Philadelphia, PA - Spring has arrived in Philadelphia and the city's top restaurant pop-up experiences is covered in blossoms, buds and beautiful blooms. Craftsman Row Saloon, at 112 S. 8th Street, announces the launch of its first Blooming Garden Pop-Up Experience starting Tuesday, March 21st, through the end of the summer. Craftsman Row Saloon comes fresh off their biggest Christmas Pop-up and... Read more →

Terry Kay McAndrew, 69 years old, of Haddon Heights

Terry Kay McAndrew, 69 years old, of Haddon Heights departed this life on March 16, 2023. She was predeceased by her parents, Robert and Sophie Barnes. She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Patrick McAndrew, and their sons: Joseph (Sarah), Ian, Timothy (Simone), and her former daughter in law Alissa McAndrew. Bubbe, as she was known to her adoring grandchildren, is also survived by Frank, Peggy, Sophia, and Matilda. Terry is survived by... Read more →

Muslims Marching on NJ State House in Support of Heritage Month Resolution

(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ, 3/17/2023) — The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) plans to join New Jersey community leaders at the State House Annex in Trenton to testify in support of the Muslim Heritage Month resolution [AJR194]. WHEN:  Monday, March 20, 2023, at 2pm WHERE: State House Annex, 125 W State St, Trenton, NJ 08608, Committee Room 13, 4th floor The resolution, which designates January of each year as “Muslim Heritage Month” in New... Read more →

Vietnamese operator of Crypto ChipMixer charged with laundering over $3 Billion

In unlawful transactions Vietnamese operator of ChipMixer charged with laundering money for ransomware perpetrators, darknet markets, fraudsters and others... PHOENIX — On March 15, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and other law enforcement agencies participated in the coordinated, large-scale international takedown of ChipMixer, a darknet cryptocurrency "mixing" service. ChipMixer was responsible for laundering more than $3 billion in cryptocurrency between 2017 and now, involving ransomware, darknet marketplaces, fraud, cryptocurrency heists and other hacking schemes. The operation... Read more →


Rising Costs Exacerbated by Inflation & High-Interest Rates; Project is Not Recommended for Federal New Starts Funding in Fiscal Year 2024 PHILADELPHIA (March 17, 2023) – SEPTA is pausing the King of Prussia Rail project following further review of rising costs, which have been exacerbated by inflation and high interest rates. The project is not recommended for federal New Starts funding in Fiscal Year 2024, and SEPTA will use resources that had been allocated for... Read more →

Anthony P. Friedman of Atco/Cherry Hill

On March 11, 2023. Age 52. Of Atco. Formerly of Cherry Hill. Survived by his sister, Melissa Friedman, and his brother, Fred Friedman. Predeceased by his parents, Alex and Ruth Friedman. At the request of his family, interment will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of Andrew P. Friedman. Funeral Arrangements and Inquires through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City Ph:856-456-1142 Read more →

George Tomlin, Jr., 96, of Bellmawr; WW II Army Veteran, Purple Heart Recipient

George Tomlin, Jr., on March 10, 2023, of Bellmawr. Age 96. The Purple Heart (PH) is a United States military decoration awarded in the name of the President to those wounded or killed while serving, on or after 5 April 1917, with the U.S. Military Beloved husband of the late Katherine (nee Gifford) Tomlin. Devoted Father of Kathleen Underwood (Robert) and Robert Tomlin. Loving pop of Robert Jr. (Beth), Brian (Theresa) and Jennifer (Jason). Great... Read more →

Virginia A. Beaver (nee Snead), of Runnemede

Virginia A. Beaver (nee Snead), on March 12, 2023, of Runnemede. Age 80. Beloved wife of Lewis C. Beaver for 52 years. Devoted mother of Heather Beaver, David Beaver, and the late Lewis C. Beaver, Jr. Loving nana of Crystal Ann, Storm, Tyler, Samson, Kayla, Lucas, Megan, Bonnie, Willow, and Ripley and great nana of Gaige, Logan, Harlowe, Annabel, Lucius, Aradia, Harper, and Eddie. Dear sister of Jennie Snead, Georgie Snead, and the late Bobby,... Read more →

Things to Do in Philly and Can't Miss Meals Guide

Philly’s Newest Batch of Must‑Try Restaurants GET READY TO FIND A NEW FAVORITE Having trouble keeping track of all the awesome new restaurants popping up in Philadelphia? We’ve put together a handy guide to help you stay ahead of the culinary curve. From conveyor‐belt sushi spot Kura Sushi to plant‐based Italian BYOB Pietramala, there are oh so many places to add to your list of can’t‐miss meals in Philly. HUNGRY YET? The Biggest Events, Festivals... Read more →

Shore Thing Theater Spring Season Opens April 1

OCEAN GROVE, NJ - March 10, 2023 - They survived the pandemic, and that’s no joke. Tucked inside the iconic Jersey Shore Arts Center, 66 South Main Street, Ocean Grove, NJ, Shore Thing Theater is the dream that endured for president and creative director, Ria Torricelli – and the only non profit, brick-and-mortar improv training facility and performance space in the area. ComedySportz Jersey Shore, the mainstay show for the theater, will play its Opening... Read more →

Dorothy Angela (Higgins) Dicken, 76, of Bellmawr

Dorothy Angela (Higgins) Dicken, 76, of Bellmawr, NJ, passed away peacefully on March 4, 2023. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend to many. She was the daughter of the late Frank E. and Dorothy A. (Master) Higgins. Those left to cherish her memory are her son: William M. (Michelle) Dicken lll ; Holiday, FL; grandson Hayden Lee William of Cherry Hill, NJ; longtime boyfriend Wayne D. Kean of Bellmawr, NJ; aunt Claire... Read more →

Rabid Kitty in Chesilhurst, Gloucester Township

Gloucester Township, NJ)(March 16, 2023) – The Camden County Health Department has been notified by the state Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that a cat caught in Chesilhurst has tested positive for rabies. On March 8, a resident saw a sick cat on the side of the road and called animal control, who picked it up and brought it to a local vet. The animal shelter arranged for rabies testing at the state... Read more →

Tickets on Sale for Philadelphia Show on April 27: Prices Range from $200 to $650

Image courtesy of EventQuip. Thursday, April 27, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Enjoy a first look at the antiques and fine art which span the seventeenth century to the present. Join us for a memorable evening of drinks and hors d’oeuvres to celebrate the Philadelphia Show, the distinguished dealers, and the unique and distinctive objects available for sale. Ticket Prices Includes a ticket to the preview party, valet parking, access for the full run of... Read more →

Drug Suspects in Gloucester and Camden Counties Arrested; including Gcity Resident

​WOODBURY, NJ (March 16, 2023)( Wednesday, March 8, 2023, the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office (GCPO), along with robust support from multiple law enforcement agencies operating in the Southern New Jersey Region and Philadelphia, executed over 30 Court-authorized search and arrest warrants. These actions were the result of a long-term, complex investigation spanning multiple jurisdictions in both Gloucester and Camden Counties, as well as Philadelphia. This investigation has been conducted in close coordination with the collaborative... Read more →

Biden has Turned Southwest Border into a Meaningless Line in the Sand

MAY 2022 U.S. Border Patrol agents working in El Paso, Texas, apprehend 1,036 illegal aliens, the largest single group ever caught, according to US Customs and Border Patrol source The Biden administration has turned the southwest border into a meaningless line in the sand and little more than a speedbump for aliens flooding into the country, according to a scathing federal court order blasting the president’s controversial catch-and-release policy. Known as Parole Plus Alternative... Read more →

CNB Fishing News: Despite The Chill Maryland Anglers Are Not Discouraged

By Keith Lockwood, fisheries biologist Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Maryland Fishing Report – March 15 Angelina Watts holds up a beautiful yellow perch caught recently. Photo by Rich Watts An old saying is that March comes in like a lion, and truer words could not be spoken this past week. The forecast now calls for warmer and less windy weather, so anglers will be out enjoying good fishing for trout that was stocked in... Read more →

Biden Releases Over $275M to Fight Illegal Drugs; NJ/NY Receive $15M

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Dr. Rahul Gupta, Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), announced over $275 million for its High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) Program. The HIDTA program supports Federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies operating in areas determined to be critical drug-trafficking regions of the United States. There are currently 33 HIDTAs, and HIDTA-designated counties are located in 50 states, as well as in Puerto Rico,... Read more →

Janis Rice of Haddonfield, formerly of Gloucester City

On March 9, 2023 Janis E. Rice (nee Schuetz) of Haddonfield, NJ, age 87. Beloved wife of the late Bruce H. Rice; loving mother to Douglas Rice (Leslie), Alison Pelose (George) and Jeffrey Rice, all of Haddonfield; adoring grandmother of George, Gregory & Brian Pelose and Christopher & Katherine Rice; dear cousin of Kate Walsh (Pat). Born and raised in Gloucester City, NJ, Janis attended Cooper Nursing School and received her BA from Glassboro State.... Read more →

Melissa M. Browne, 31, Operations Coordinator for Pacific Trellis, Gloucester City

Melissa passed away suddenly, age 31, on March 12th, 2023. Born in the Camden, NJ she was the daughter of David L. Browne and the late Patricia A. Lokaj. She is survived by her loving daughter, Rayanna P. Conway and her sister, Megan A. Browne. Melissa enjoyed her time at the shore, loved spending time with her daughter and family. She had worked as an operations coordinator for Pacific Trellis in Gloucester City, NJ. Relatives... Read more →

Philadelphia Man Arrested for Murder in Gloucester Township on February 22

Gloucester Township, N.J.- A Philadelphia man has been arrested and charged for the fatal shooting of a man on Wednesday, February 22, 2023, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins. On February 22, 2023, at approximately 3:05 a.m., the Gloucester Township Police Department received a 911 call for a person shot at the 800 block of the North Black Horse Pike in Gloucester Township. Gloucester Township Police officers... Read more →

‘SEPTA Key Advantage’ Institutional Pass Program Expansion

Continues Application Now Open to All Employers, Including Small Businesses PHILADELPHIA (March 15, 2023) – After a successful launch with large and medium-sized employers, SEPTA is expanding its institutional pass program, called “SEPTA Key Advantage”. The Authority is inviting all businesses in the region, including those with fewer than 50 employees, to participate in the program. “We are excited to extend the benefits of SEPTA Key Advantage to all employers,” said SEPTA General Manager and... Read more →

NJDEP Statement on Dead Whales; Might Be Connected To Global Warming

NJDEP STATEMENT ON EAST COAST WHALE MORTALITIES (23/P21) TRENTON – In consultation with NOAA Fisheries, the lead federal agency responsible for evaluating potential impacts to marine life and habitats from human activities in federal waters, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has been monitoring an unusual humpback whale mortality event that has been affecting Atlantic coast states since January 2016. In January of this year, the DEP began receiving concerns from stakeholders that developing offshore... Read more →

Camden County Commissioners Holding Public Meetings to Discuss Downtown Camden City Master Plan

(Camden, NJ) – On Thursday, March 16, Camden City, Camden County and the Rowan University/Rutgers-Camden Board of Governors will host two public meetings, one virtual and one in-person, for the development of the Downtown Camden Master Plan. The development of a master plan for downtown Camden will serve as a guide for growth and development consistent with the vision and goals for the community. “The purpose of this meeting is to gauge feedback from community... Read more →


BY Megan Pacer Hi, ADN Iditarod fans, We hope you all enjoyed following along as Ryan Redington was crowned the new Iditarod champion yesterday. Seeing the first member of his legendary mushing family win the race after all that the Redingtons have contributed to competitive sled dog racing over the years certainly struck a chord with a lot of Alaskans. As part of his winnings, Redington will be presented with a bronze statue of... Read more →

Archdiocese of Newark Raises $312K; Honors Sam Ferraino, Jr., of Woodbury, and Joseph S. Colalillo

Archdiocese Honors Leaders, Raises $312K at 30th Business & Labor Recognition Reception Photo Highlights The Archdiocese of Newark raised $312,000 to fund its Office for Youth & Young Adult Ministry’s Saint John Paul II Youth Retreat Center in Kearny at the 30th Annual Business & Labor Recognition Reception at The Grove in Cedar Grove on March 7, 2023. Cedar Grove, N.J. – The Archdiocese of Newark’s Office for Youth & Young Adult Ministry raised $312,000... Read more →

NJDEP Destroys 21 Acres of Old Trees & Wetlands in Glassboro WMA

The Sierra Club, New Jersey chapter is outraged with NJDEP’s decision to clear cut 21 acres of mature forest and critical wetlands at the Glassboro Wildlife CNBNews graphic files Management Area. Over 100 year old trees were cut including the ShortLeaf Pine, White Oak, and Swamp Chestnut Oak and over 10 acres of wetlands were destroyed. There was no public hearing or input on DEP’s plan nor was there a 14 step process that would... Read more →

Palmyra NJ Man Arrested for Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash at Bristol Township McDonalds in February

BRISTOL TOWNSHIP PA (March 15, 2023)(CNBNews)--A New Jersey man was charged Friday, March 10, 2023, with intentionally running a man over in the parking lot of a McDonald’s in Bristol Township last month. Daniel Stephen Dietrich, 45, of Palmyra, is charged with criminal homicide, accidents involving death or personal injury, accidents involving death or injury while not licensed and driving on a suspended driver’s license. He was arraigned Friday by Magisterial District Judge Kevin P.... Read more →

21-Year-Old Manahawkin, Man Arrested on Charges Stemming from January 6 Capitol Breach

WASHINGTON — A New Jersey man has been arrested on felony and misdemeanor charges for his actions during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. His actions and the actions of others disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress convened to ascertain and count the electoral votes related to the presidential election. Larry Fife Giberson, 21, of Manahawkin, New Jersey, is charged in a criminal complaint filed in the District of... Read more →

Resorts Casino Hotel $50,000 Half-Court Boardwalk Challenge During March Mania

WHAT: The first annual Resorts Casino Hotel $50,000 Half-Court Boardwalk Challenge will take place this Saturday, allowing one lucky guest (21+) to take a half-court basketball shot that could score a huge payday! To have a chance at this major March Mania promotion in celebration of college basketball’s biggest tournament tipping off later this week, Star Card members just need to attain 5 tier points in one gaming day, now through March 18th. More details... Read more →


Philadelphia (Wednesday, March 8) – The Center City Jazz Festival (CCJF) will be back for its ninth year after Philadelphia-area jazz fans clamored for its return. Forced to go dark for three years due to the pandemic, CCJF will be back on Saturday, April 22, in an electrifying multi-venue extravaganza that showcases some of today's most accomplished talent. CCJF is one of the most anticipated annual events on Philadelphia's music calendar. Exceptional artists slated to... Read more →


Plus a Mock Debate Between President John Adams and His Influential Wife Abigail Events leading up to the Haddonfield Skirmish on June 3 Haddonfield, NJ (March 14, 2023) – This spring, Camden County College and Friends of the Indian King Tavern Museum have teamed up to present a free seven-part lecture series that will give voice to the “Unheard Voices of the American Revolution.” These lectures -- along with a spirited “debate” between John and... Read more →


NJPAC produces a first-of-its-kind celebration of music, technology, comedy, and film over three jam-packed weekends June 2023 MARCH 13, 2023 – Newark, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy took the stage at NJPAC’s Prudential Hall this morning alongside NJPAC President and CEO John Schreiber, Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Asbury Park Mayor John Moor, and Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small to announce the North to Shore Festival, an extraordinary three-city celebration... Read more →

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NJDOT Commercial Vehicle Travel Restrictions Lifted

on all Interstate highways as of 6 p.m. today, Tuesday, March 14 Motorists urged to use caution as road conditions can change quickly (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the Commercial Vehicle Travel Restriction will be lifted effective at 6 p.m. today, Tuesday, March 14 for all highways. All vehicles previously listed in the restriction are able to resume normal travel on the following highways in both directions: I-78, entire length... Read more →

Amerigroup Launches Annual Read Across New Jersey Initiative 

In an effort to encourage reading and literacy, Amerigroup New Jersey recently launched its annual Read Across New Jersey (RANJ) initiative. The initiative includes book distributions, in-school events, and a video library that features celebrities, authors, local New Jersey politicians, and prominent community leaders. . Experts estimate that more than one-fifth of all New Jersey residents can't read. "Literacy is the single most meaningful factor in lifting people out of poverty, encouraging social development, and... Read more →