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

YOUR MONEY: NJ Spending Nearly $8M on Bikeway Grants in 8 Counties

Q. WHO WILL PAY FOR THESE GRANTS? A. I KNOW, ASK ME. YOU! ~CNBNews ============================================== (Trenton) – Today, the Murphy Administration announced 14 Bikeway Grants totaling $7.9 million to help advance local Bikeway projects in eight counties. “I’m committed to promoting active transportation alternatives that help achieve our climate change goals by reducing our reliance on cars while encouraging residents to live a healthy lifestyle,” Governor Phil Murphy said. “Investing in bikeways is a tangible step to create more walkable and bikeable options for our most vulnerable road users.” “The New Jersey Department of Transportation appreciates Governor Murphy and the... Read more →

Gloucester Township PD Seeking Help Identifying Three Male Shoplifters at Nike Outlet

Gloucester Township Police Crime Stoppers VIDEO- Three Suspects Shoplifting in Nike Outlet: GLOUCESTER OUTLETS (December 5, 2023)(CNBNews)--On November 16, 2023, at 3:42 PM, the three pictured suspects entered the Nike Outlet. Two of the suspects are captured on camera, selecting $635 of merchandise, concealing them into large bags, and exiting the store without purchasing the items. The third suspect works as a “lookout” toward the front of the store. According to Nike Loss Prevention, these same individuals are suspects in other area shoplifting incidents. If you can identify the suspects in the video and photos, call the Gloucester Township Police... Read more →

Sicklerville Home Catches Fire, Family Displaced

SICKLERVILLE, NJ (December 5, 2023)(CNBNews)--On 11/28/2023 at 14:18 hours, police, fire, and EMS were dispatched to the units block of Brookshire Road in the Sicklerville section of Gloucester Township for the report of smoke from the rear of an occupied row of homes. First arriving officers reported smoke and flames through the roof of the building. Gloucester Township Fire Departments (Glendora, Chews Landing, Blenheim, Blackwood, Erial, and Lambs Terrace) along with resources from Pine Hill, Winslow Township, and Laurel Springs arrived and quickly gained control of the blaze. As a result, only two residences were damaged displacing two families who... Read more →

Woman Allegedly Stealing Packages from House of Worship in Sicklerville Arrested

SICKLERVILLE NJ (December 5, 2023)--On November 9, 2023 at approximately 10:27 a.m. multiple packages were stolen from a Church property in the Sicklerville section of Gloucester Township. Gloucester Township Police responded and observed surveillance video which revealed a Gold Buick Century entered the Church parking lot and approached recently delivered packages containing religious memorabilia for the Church, valued at $2,600. The female occupant of the vehicle took the packages and left the area. Through investigation, she was positively identified, charged, processed and remanded to Camden County Jail without issue. The accused, Sandra Ogburn, was charged with Theft of Movable Property... Read more →

Omicron Delta Kappa Celebrates New Members

LEXINGTON, VA (11/27/2023)-- Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, welcomed 348 new initiates from 12 universities during October 2023. Students initiated into the Society must be sophomores, juniors, seniors, or graduate/professional students in the top 35% of their class, demonstrate leadership experience in at least one of the five pillars, and embrace the ODK ideals. Fewer than five percent of students on a campus are invited to join each year. Bella Banfe of Cherry Hill (08002) - Rider University Christa Campisi of Williamstown (08094) - Rider University Ginamarie Capozzoli of Mount Laurel (08054) - Rider University Jared Hiller... Read more →

Accreditation Assessment Team Examining Lower Township Police, Public Comment Invited

Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment Lower Township, Cape May County, NJ - “A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) on Thursday & Friday, December 7-8, 2023, will examine all aspects of the Lower Township Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services”, Chief Kevin Lewis announced today. “Verification by the team that the Lower Township Police Department meets the Commission’s “best practice” standards is part of a voluntary process to achieve accreditation, a highly prized recognition of law enforcement professional excellence”,Chief Lewis said. As part of this final on-site... Read more →

The Golden Bear Football Team Headed to National Semifinal in Colorado

Golden Bear Football Wins NCAA Regional Title, Advances to School's First-Ever National Semifinal in Colorado 18 South Jersey Players on Team KUTZTOWN, PA (12/04/2023)-- The Kutztown University football team won its first-ever NCAA Division II Super Region One championship Saturday, Dec. 2, with a 28-16 victory at Slippery Rock. The victory sends the Golden Bears (12-2) into the national semifinals 3:30 p.m. EST, Saturday, Dec. 9, against No. 1 Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colo. The semifinal games will be carried on ESPN+. Kutztown also set a new school record for wins in a season and extended its school... Read more →

Have You Seen Javier Rodriguez?

(Camden City, NJ)(CNBNews) – The Camden County Police Department is looking for a missing 16-year-old from Liberty Park. Javier Rodriguez has been reported missing from his home on the 1000 block of Jackson Street. He is described as a Hispanic male, 5’8”, 140 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. He was last seen wearing a brown jacket, black jeans, black ski mask and black sneakers. He is known to frequent Cherry Hill and Philadelphia and is believed to have been headed to an address in Philadelphia on a blue bike. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to... Read more →

Three Woodbury Suspects Arrested:

One for Murder, One for Aggravated Assault on Cop, One for Attempted Robbery

WOODBURY, NJ (December 4, 2023)(CNBNews)--On Saturday, December 2nd, 2023, at approximately 1:22 AM, Woodbury City Police personnel were dispatched to Wing-Dickerson Park, located at 36 Carpenter Street, for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, Woodbury Police located 21-year-old Ti’jere K. Jackson with a single gunshot wound to the chest. Jackson was pronounced deceased at the scene. Through timely and aggressive investigation, detectives from the Woodbury Police Department and the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office identified the suspect in the shooting as a juvenile. At approximately 3:30 PM on December 2nd, members of the U.S. Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force... Read more →

Smaratin Invites Community to Attend Season of Light

Headquarters in Mount Laurel On December 5th Mount Laurel, NJ – Samaritan invites the greater southern New Jersey community to take part in its annual Tree of Life: Season of Light illumination program on Tuesday, December 5 at 7 p.m. at their headquarters in Mount Laurel (3906 Church Road). This moving ceremony is a time to remember and honor loved ones who are no longer here with us this holiday season. As part of the program, individuals are invited to dedicate a symbolic light in memory of someone who has passed or in honor of someone special in their life.... Read more →

Pennsauken PD Seeks ID of the Pink Jacket Man

PENNSAUKEN NJ (December 4, 2023)--The Pennsauken Township Police Department is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the pictured male in the orange jacket. The male was involved in two separate incidents where he threatened employees and other customers at the Wawa, located at 5221 Route 70. If you can identify this person, please contact Detective Ryan Hurley at (856) 488-0080 extension 2414, [email protected] or [email protected]. Thank you. Alert sent on 12/04/2023 at 2:15PM EST Read more →

Wealthy Wisdom: Practical Tips on Navigating the Best Gold IRA Companies

CNBNews graphic file Investing in gold IRAs can be a strategic move for those looking to diversify their retirement portfolios. However, the complexity of choosing the right gold IRA company can be daunting. This article aims to provide practical tips to navigate this decision with confidence. Understanding Gold IRAs Gold IRAs are self-directed Individual Retirement Accounts that hold physical gold or other approved precious metals as their primary investment. They are a form of a traditional or Roth IRA, allowing for the tax advantages of these retirement accounts. Tax Benefits: Contributions to traditional gold IRAs may be tax-deductible, while Roth... Read more →

Now Open: All Pink CHRISTMAS Bar White Elephant, New Uptown Express and Tinsel

CRAFT CONCEPTS GROUP ANNOUNCES CNBNews graphic file Philadelphia, PA - Teddy Sourias and the elves at Craft Concepts Group are spreading Christmas cheer with three holiday-themed pop-up bars for the 2023 season. White Elephant at 1500 Locust with a pretty in pink design aesthetic and elite vibes that are pink, silver, gold, glitter and disco balls. The brand new bar took over six weeks to construct and was kept secret until the giant white elephant appeared on Locust Street over the front doors. The newest Christmas bar in Philly features theme cocktails, photo opps, Carlino's famous tomato pie and dazzling... Read more →

Celebrate Hanukkah in Manayunk...

CELEBRATE THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS IN MANAYUNK AS MANAYUNK CELEBRATES HANUKKAH WITH MENORAH LIGHTING, 8 CRAZY NIGHTS GIVEAWAY AND HANUKKAH GOODIES ON THE JOLLY TROLLY Philadelphia, PA - There are many ways to and the fun kicks off with the 8 Crazy Nights Giveaway Contest. Manayunk once again hosts their daily Instagram contest, running December 7 through December 15, where followers can win a different gift each night from local businesses. Prizes this year include spa memberships, stylish merch, dining & retails gift cards, and more! In addition to the contest, giveaways will be available on the Jolly Trolley December... Read more →

Quinzal Powell Trafficked Over 1,000 Bricks of Heroin/fentanyl from Philly to Western PA

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Michelle Henry announced that a Philadelphia man has pleaded guilty and will serve up to 16 years in state prison for trafficking heroin/fentanyl to Butler County. Investigators determined that 33-year-old Quinzal Powell trafficked more than one thousand bricks (each containing several bundles) of heroin/fentanyl from Philadelphia for distribution by cohorts in western Pennsylvania. Powell pleaded guilty Monday in Butler County Court to felony possession with intent to deliver and will serve 8 to 16 years in state prison, in accordance with a plea agreement. “This upper-level trafficker traveled many miles to distribute bricks of fentanyl, valuing... Read more →

Aramingo Pharmacy Owner Fined $874,858 for Filing False Health Claims

HARRISBURG, PA (December 4, 2023)—Last week, Attorney General Michelle Henry announced that Philadelphia-based Aramingo Pharmacy pleaded guilty to Medicaid fraud after an investigation uncovered hundreds of thousands of dollars in fraudulent claims to health insurance providers, including Medicaid. Aramingo Pharmacy, through its owner, Ahmed Bachir, will be required to pay $573,992 in restitution to the health insurance providers and $300,866 to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Human Services-Bureau of Program Integrity — for a total restitution payment of $874,858. Bachir, 32, will also have his pharmacist license suspended for five years and is precluded as a Medicaid provider for... Read more →

Business News: HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding Hosts Shipyard Update

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Nov. 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HII’s (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division today hosted a shipyard update briefing for state and local elected officials and community leaders. The breakfast and briefing, held in Newport News, brought together public officials from the Virginia Governor’s office, Virginia General Assembly and local municipalities that surround the shipyard, as well as community leaders and Navy representatives, to build connections and identify new opportunities to collaborate to support important national security work underway at Virginia’s largest industrial employer. Attendees received briefings on shipbuilding programs at NNS and workforce development efforts in... Read more →

CNB Medical: Virtua Health’s Hospitals Recognized for Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs 

(Marlton, NJ, November 30, 2023) … All five Virtua Health hospitals have been recognized with the Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence Designation by the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA). Institutions that receive this designation have created stewardship programs led by infectious diseases-trained physicians and pharmacists who advance science in fighting antimicrobial resistance, which is an urgent global health threat. Antimicrobial resistance occurs when germs like bacteria develop the ability to resist the drugs designed to kill them. When germs are not eliminated and continue to grow, resistant infections can be difficult, or even impossible, to treat. Antimicrobial resistance kills... Read more →

Unibet to Sponsor Free Rides Home on SEPTA’s Broad Street Line after Eagles-49ers Game

Free Rides Start at Halftime and continue for Two Hours After Game PHILADELPHIA (December 1, 2023) –Throughout the regular season, Unibet, an official casino and sportsbook partner of the Philadelphia Eagles, will help Eagles fans get home safely after each Eagles home game by sponsoring free rides home from NRG Station on the Broad Street Line. NRG Station provides service to venues at the Sports Complex in South Philadelphia, including Lincoln Financial Field. The free rides begin at halftime and run for two hours post-game or until the last scheduled train departs. Kickoff for this NFC Championship rematch against the... Read more →

James J. Burkhardt, 63, of Camden City NJ

Age 63 of Camden, NJ suddenly on November 28, 2023. CNBNews graphic file Born in Camden, NJ, he was the son of the late Richard and Anastasia (Kenndey) Burkhardt. James is survived by his brother, Bernard Burkhardt and sister, Maryann Zearfoss. He was also predeceased by his brothers, Richard, Michael, Larry, Robert, and John Burkhardt. James proudly served our country by serving in the U.S. Army. He later went on to work with DelVal Pools, Pennsauken as a pool maintenance man. Honoring his wishes there will be no viewing or visitation. A Graveside service with military honors will be celebrated... Read more →

Washington, D.C. Auto Show Tickets Available

January 19 - 28, 2024 Washington, D.C., Nov. 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The 2024 Washington, D.C. Auto Show returns to the Walter E Washington Convention Center from Friday, January 19 through Sunday, January 28. Leading auto manufacturers will showcase their latest models and innovations, offering attendees a sneak peek into the cutting-edge developments driving the automotive industry forward. From sleek electric vehicles to powerful SUVs, the displays will cater to a diverse range of automotive tastes. “We are thrilled to present the 2024 show, where innovation meets excitement,” said John O’Donnell, President & CEO of the Washington, D.C. Auto... Read more →

A Palmyra Man Who Ran Over Another Man Intentionally Sentenced to Prison

A New Jersey man who intentionally ran over a man in the parking lot of a McDonald’s in Bristol Township earlier this year pleaded guilty on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023, and was sentenced to 12 to 24 years in state prison. Daniel Stephen Dietrich, 46, of Palmyra, entered guilty pleas to voluntary manslaughter, accidents involving death or personal injury, accidents involving death or injury while not licensed and driving on a suspended driver’s license. In the emotional plea hearing, Common Pleas Judge Raymond F. McHugh heard several victim impact statements from the parents, daughter, fiancé, and friends of Jason Smith,... Read more →

Kutztown University's Mia Kepler of Wall Named to NCAA Field Hockey Tournament Team

KUTZTOWN, PA (12/01/2023)-- A quartet from the national champion Kutztown Field Hockey team continued to rack up postseason recognition as Alyssa Eager (Mechanicsburg, Pa./Cumberland Valley), Sarah Gatehouse (Sinking Spring, Pa./Wilson), Mia Kepler (Wall Township, N.J./Wall) and Greenleigh McGehee (New Tripoli, Pa./Northwestern Lehigh) were named to the 2023 NCAA Division II Championship All-Tournament Team. Mia Kepler of Wall Township, NJ (07719). McGehee scored arguably the biggest goal in program history, as her redirected shot found the back of the cage to break a 1-1 tie with just 8:33 left to play in the national championship game victory over defending champion, East... Read more →

Blackwood Fire Co., Christmas Parade

The Blackwood Fire Company Christmas Parade will be occurring SATURDAY in Downtown Blackwood. The parade begins at 6:00 pm and ends at approximately 8:00 pm. During the parade the Black Horse Pike will be closed in both directions between Church Street and Davistown Road. Heavy pedestrian traffic is expected in the area of the Black Horse Pike therefore drivers are advised to use caution when in the area and to expect minor delays. The detour route is East Church St. to Erial Rd. then make a right on College Drive. Alternately you can utilize Lakeland Road to Woodbury Turnersville Road... Read more →

Philadelphia 2023 Christmas Parade Saturday

2023 HOLIDAY PARADE December 2, 2023 On Saturday, December 2, 2023, the 2023 Philadelphia Holiday Parade will occur on Market Street between Front Street and City Hall. Parade Route · Starts at 2nd and Market Street · Westbound on Market Street towards City Hall · Right turn onto Juniper Street · Left turn onto John F. Kennedy Boulevard · Right turn onto North Broad Street · Disperses at North Broad Street and Arch Street The following streets will be closed from 10 a.m. until the parade steps off on Saturday, December 2: · 2nd Street from Chestnut Street to Arch... Read more →

TCNJ Holds Off Rowan

GLASSBORO, NJ - A furious second-half rally by Rowan fell short as TCNJ held on for an 82-72 win in NJAC men’s basketball action at Esby Gym. Khalif Meares led Rowan (4-3; 0-2 NJAC) with a game-high 25 points. Meares added seven rebounds and six steals, and Mikey Robinson, Jr., had 10 points on 4-for-8 shooting in 12 minutes for the Profs. In the final two minutes, a three from Meares pulled Rowan within, 74-68, and after a TCNJ miss, Chris McCarron hit a three-pointer from the corner to cut the deficit to 74-71 at 1:23. But Rowan couldn’t convert... Read more →

DOWN THE SHORE: 41st Annual Lower Township Rotary Christmas Parade Saturday

On Saturday, December 9, 2023, the Lower Township Rotary will be hosting their 41st Annual Christmas Parade along Bayshore Road. The parade is scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m. from Breakwater Plaza, at Breakwater and Bayshore Roads. From there, the parade will proceed Southbound onto Bayshore Road, to Rosehill Parkway in North Cape May and end at approximately 9:00 p.m. Motorists are advised to avoid this area for the duration of the parade, if they are not participating in it or traveling to the area to enjoy the festivities. Motorists can expect delays and detours. Bayshore Road will be closed... Read more →

Several Gloucester City Residents Attacked By A Bleeding Crazy Man

"The man was so strong he broke the handcuffs in half," ~said One Neighbor William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ -December 1, 2023--Around 9:30 PM Thursday this reporter was sitting in the back room of our house writing an article about an upcoming trial. The room was quiet, but I heard a muffled sound coming from the direction of nearby North Harley Avenue, which is the street behind us. My best friend, Peyton was lying on the floor in front of me snoring. Suddenly, she jumped up and ran towards our back patio door; undoubtedly, she heard... Read more →

Klemm Avenue, Gloucester City Opens Dec. 9

Saturday, December 9, Klemm Avenue in Gloucester City will open in both directions. It has been closed since February 2022. Next Saturday, December 9, Klemm Avenue in Gloucester City will open in both directions. It has been closed since February 2022. (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti today announced the completion of the I-76 Bridge over Klemm Avenue rehabilitation project in Gloucester City, Camden County. Beginning at 4:30 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, December 2, the two left lanes on I-76, eastbound and westbound, are scheduled to be closed to stripe the roadway. Beginning at 9 a.m.,... Read more →

Route 70 eastbound single lane closure Friday night

to shift traffic in Cherry Hill, Camden County Four side streets to be closed and detoured (Trenton) – Route 70 eastbound is scheduled to have lane closures Friday night between Kings Highway/Route 41 and Covered Bridge Road in Cherry Hill, Camden County. In addition, several side streets within the project limits will be closed and detoured for an extended period of time. If there is inclement weather on Friday night, construction will take place on Saturday, December 2. Beginning at 11 p.m. Friday, December 1, until 6 a.m. Saturday, December 2, a single lane on Route 70 eastbound is scheduled... Read more →

The Impact of Guardio on Small Business Cybersecurity

In the rapidly evolving digital landscape, cybersecurity has become a paramount concern, especially for small businesses. These businesses often face unique challenges in protecting their digital assets due to limited resources and expertise. This is where solutions like Guardio come into play, offering an accessible and effective approach to cybersecurity tailored for small business needs. This article delves into the impact of Guardio on small business cybersecurity, exploring its features, benefits, and the overall influence on the digital safety of small enterprises. Understanding the Cybersecurity Challenges for Small Businesses The Growing Threat Landscape Small businesses are increasingly becoming targets for... Read more →

Destined Bonds: Exploring the Realness Behind the Concept of Soulmates

The concept of soulmates, two individuals connected on a profound and spiritual level, has fascinated humanity across cultures and centuries. Often associated with romantic relationships, the idea of soulmates transcends the mundane and taps into a deeper understanding of human connections. This article delves into the concept of soulmates, exploring its origins, the psychological aspects involved, and whether science and philosophy can provide insights into the realness behind this mystical idea. The Origin of Soulmates: The notion of soulmates has ancient roots, with references found in various mythologies, religious texts, and philosophical traditions. In Plato's "Symposium," for instance, humans were... Read more →

CNB Spotlight on Lebanon Valleg College Student-Athletes

Lebanon Valley College Recognizes Fall Student-Athletes ANNVILLE, PA (11/30/2023)-- Lebanon Valley College recognized more than 200 student-athletes who competed for Flying Dutchmen athletic teams this fall. Local students include: Mikayla Mitchell of Pitman (08071), a graduate of Pitman High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in exercise science at The Valley. Mitchell was a member of the women's soccer team. The Lebanon Valley College women's soccer team concluded the 2023 season with a 5-8-2 overall record. A highlight of this fall for the Flying Dutchmen was their three-game winning streak in October, including a pair of Middle Atlantic Conference... Read more →

82 Muhlenberg Student Athletes Named to Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll

Local Student-Athletes Named to Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll ALLENTOWN, PA (11/30/2023)-- Eighty-two Muhlenberg College student-athletes were named to the Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll for the fall 2023 season. Local students include: Erin DiSandro of Mount Laurel (08054) Devon Eastlack of West Deptford (08096) Erin Jackson of Marlton (08053) Evan Schlotterbeck of Cherry Hill (08003) Joseph Repetti of Woodbine (08270) To be named to the Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must be a sophomore or higher in class standing and carry at least a 3.40 cumulative grade-point average. In addition, 12 Mules were named to the Academic All-Centennial team... Read more →

Manayunk Celebrates Festival of Light

CELEBRATE THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS IN MANAYUNK AS MANAYUNK CELEBRATES HANUKKAH WITH MENORAH LIGHTING, 8 CRAZY NIGHTS GIVEAWAY AND HANUKKAH GOODIES ON THE JOLLY TROLLY Philadelphia, PA - There are many ways to celebrate Hanukkah in Manayunk, and the fun kicks off with the 8 Crazy Nights Giveaway Contest. Manayunk once again hosts their daily Instagram contest, running December 7 through December 15, where followers can win a different gift each night from local businesses. Prizes this year include spa memberships, stylish merch, dining & retails gift cards, and more! In addition to the contest, giveaways will be available on... Read more →

Stratford Christmas Tree Lighting Friday Night

Don't miss the Stratford Christmas Tree Lighting event happening on Friday night at Yellin School. Santa Claus will be making his grand arrival from the North Pole at precisely 6:10 pm. Parking will be available at JP-2 and the Stratford Swim Club, with handicapped parking space reserved for Yellin School attendees only. Instructions: Parking at JP-2, or Stratford Swim Club. Police Officers will be crossing. Read more →

Eleanor K. McMichael, of Bellmawr, GCHS Alum

Bellmawr - On November 28, 2023. Eleanor K. McMichael (nee Brennan), Age 90. Happily reunited with her beloved husband of 65 years, the late Donald E. McMichael, Sr. Also reunited with her sons who predeceased her, Stephen and Brian. Eleanor is survived by her loving children, Patricia, Donald Jr. (Marguerite), Theresa “Terri” and Kevin. Caring Grandmom of Melissa Randazzo (Greg) and Jennifer Smith (Derek). Devoted Mom Mom of Sean, Colin, Tyler, Ciara Colofranson (Anthony), Ryan, Carly (David Minney), Brianna, Brett and Ian. Special Great Mom Mom of Chase and Cali Rose, and special Great Grandmom of Vincent and Victoria. She... Read more →

Should we expect snow in Philadelphia this winter?

If the weather forecast is to be believed, this winter in Philadelphia will pleasantly surprise us with winter temperatures that are different from last year's season. The total number of days with precipitation during the season will be small - no more than 22 days, with half of being snow. The average temperature for the season will be 37°F, slightly cooler than the previous winter. True winter weather will begin around mid-December when temperatures first reach of 37°F. The first month of winter will be warmer than last year’swith an average temperature of about 39°F, and during the first half... Read more →


CELEBRATION AND POP-UP MARKET WITH TREE LIGHTING, SANTA'S ARRIVAL, LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, SHOPPING, FOOD, COCOA AND SMORES, AND MORE! Philadelphia, PA - The Roxborough Development Corporation is excited to bring you their annual Happy Holidays from Rox expanded this year to a 3-day holiday event with a NEW indoor pop-up market beginning Friday, December 8 through Sunday, December 10th, 2023 at the Roxborough Pocket Park (6170 and 6174 Ridge Avenue). Over 20 unique crafters, artists, treats, and beverages will fill the space next to the park (previously the Royal Bargain Dollar Store). Each day, look for special entertainment and programming, on... Read more →

Rosalie Burris, of Vineland

Age 85 of Vineland, NJ. Rosalie Burris (nee Pratash) on November 20, 2023. Beloved wife of the late, Richard Burris., Loving mother of Thomas Crosley and Richard Burris, Jr. Proud grandmother of two; dear sister to the late, Charles Pratash, Jr., Virginia Heery, Sarah Kueken and Frances Milligan. Rosalie was born in Franklinville, NJ to the late Charles and Elsie Pratash. She worked for the Vineland US Postal Service of which she proudly retired after 25 years. Rosie loved spending her retired years with her basset hounds. She also enjoyed watching baseball and was a devoted Phillies fan. Rosie's family... Read more →

Online Bingo vs. Traditional Bingo: Which is the Better Bet?

Bingo's been around for ages, but it's not just your grandma's game anymore. With the rise of the digital age, online bingo's popularity has skyrocketed. But which is better: the traditional, in-person game or its online counterpart? In this article, we'll delve into the pros and cons of each, exploring factors like convenience, social interaction, and game variety. Whether you're a seasoned player or a newbie, you'll get a clear picture of which version suits your style. So, are you ready to call "Bingo!"? Let's dive in. Definition of Online Bingo Online Bingo, a modern adaptation of classic Bingo, has... Read more →

Gloucester City Council Oks Bill Payments

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (NOVEMBER 30, 2023)(CNBNEWS)--At the November 27, 2023 council meeting Gloucester City mayor and council approved the payment of 159 invoices totaling $1,005,481 for the period of October 24, 2023 and November 16, 2023. The highest-paid contractor for that span was Think Pavers who received payments of $77, 234 and $198, 929 for a total of $276,163. Read more →

Here Is The Naughty & Nice Guide To Addressing Packages

By Jonathan Castillo Making sure your holiday packages and mail land on the right doorstep The holiday season can bring challenges. Shipping and mailing shouldn’t be one of them. Customers who ship and mail with the United States Postal Service® (USPS) can rest assured that they are using a reliable organization that values each package and mailpiece that passes through its network. USPS prepares for the holidays early, leveraging investments in its people, infrastructure, transportation, and technology — made possible by the Delivering for America plan – to ensure the smooth, timely delivery of seasonal mail and packages. One thing... Read more →

A Rabid Cat Found in Gloucester Township

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Health Department has been notified by the state Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that a cat found in Gloucester Township has tested positive for rabies. After an injured cat was brought inside by a resident, it was taken to a local vet and then an animal shelter. The cat then began exhibiting signs of rabies, was euthanized and the shelter arranged for rabies testing at the state Public Health & Environmental Laboratories in Trenton (PHEL). On November 20, the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services was notified by PHEL... Read more →

Holiday Guide Featuring Upcoming Winter Events Throughout the Garden State

ArtPride New Jersey Discover Jersey Arts spotlights live theater, art and musical performances happening this holiday season BURLINGTON, N.J. – November 28, 2023 – ArtPride New Jersey, the state’s largest arts service organization, today announced the release of its annual Winter Holidays Guide, featuring upcoming in-person events throughout the Garden State. The guide curates festive holiday experiences from theaters, museums, dance companies and art centers. The initiative is dedicated to increasing awareness and participation in the arts in New Jersey. “The Winter Holidays Guide is an essential resource for celebrating the holiday season with artistic flair. Our guide is your... Read more →

CNB News: Bundle Up, Enjoy Good Fishing

Maryland Fishing Report – November 29 Black sea bass, photo by Monty Hawkins. The weather is getting colder but if you bundle up there is plenty of good fishing to be had throughout Maryland. One example is fishing offshore of Ocean City, where anglers are catching limits of hefty black sea bass. In response to five years of below average spawning success for striped bass, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources is submitting emergency regulations to help bolster the species’ spawning population. This includes extending closure dates during the 2024 season. These changes, if formally approved, will close the May... Read more →

Home Country: The Read Me Bookstore

When one of our neighbors is sly enough, or funny enough, or even … cruel enough to pull one over on the whole neighborhood, that’s something that should deserve a yee-haw or a “get ‘em sis!” Well, we’ve got one of them right here in Home Country. Sarah McKinley is a shy woman. No one knows much about her, even down at the hairdresser’s. And that seems to be okey-doke with Sarah. She’s like that. Sarah owns the Read Me Now bookstore, the very finest bookstore in town. Well, the only bookstore, actually. The big question on readers’ minds, however,... Read more →

The 2024 Countdown with the Endless Midnight Celebration at Resorts Casino Hotel

Celebrate the new year with live entertainment, promotions, delicious food and a chance to win a brand new Cadillac ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (November 28, 2023) – Resorts Casino Hotel invites all guests to celebrate the joys of 2023 and ring in 2024 with the Endless Midnight celebration on property from Friday, December 29th, 2023 through Monday, January 1st, 2024. Over the course of four days, Resorts Casino Hotel will feature round-the-clock excitement including a $24,000 Slot Cash Sweepstakes and the chance to win a brand new Cadillac! PROMOTIONS Gas Card Giveaway Friday, December 29th | 4:00pm – 9:00pm | Box... Read more →

Kutztown University Announces 2023-24 Track & Field Roster

KUTZTOWN, PA (11/29/2023)-- Kutztown University will have 72 student-athletes representing its track & field program for the 2023-24 season. Read the season preview online. The Golden Bears have two meets before the end of the fall semester, starting with the Bison Opener Saturday, Dec. 2 in Lewisburg, Pa. Jaidah Mitchell of Pemberton, NJ (08068) Jordon Floyd of Westampton, NJ (08060) Luke Maxwell of Estell Manor, NJ (08319) Kayden Platania of Buena, NJ (08310) About Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Founded in 1866, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a proud member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education located on 289... Read more →