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

LETTER TO THE EDITOR...

I write today with a profound sense of disappointment and frustration regarding the continued failure to acknowledge women as persons under the Constitution of the United States. Since 1923, people across this nation have been tirelessly advocating for the ratification of a constitutional amendment that would grant women the fundamental recognition they deserve. Ironically, three states with state-level equal rights amendments or guarantees—Florida, Louisiana, and Utah—have not yet ratified the federal ERA. When Virginia became the 38th state to ratify the ERA on January 27, 2020, the requirements were finally met to affirm the Equal Rights Amendment as the 28th... Read more →


Gertrude M. Armstrong, 87, of Gloucester City

Gloucester City - On April 16, 2024 (nee Niven) Age 87. In the loving care of her daughter, CNBNews graphic files Jacquelyn E. (Mike) Valvardi in Haddon Heights with her sons Joe, Chuck and Mike Glennan by her side. Funeral Arrangements are Pending and will be announced at a future date through: McCann – Healey Funeral Home: Gloucester City. Ph: 856 – 456 – 1142. Obituary will also be on funeral home website : www.mccannhealey.com Read more →


Atlantic City Casino News: CELEBRATE 45 YEARS OF BALLY’S ATLANTIC CITY

DANCING THE NIGHT AWAY WITH DISCO INFERNO SUNDAYS Atlantic City, NJ (April 22, 2024) – Skyrocketing to popularity in the 1970s, the Disco sound ascended out of Manhattan’s discotheque scene, combining pop, funk, R&B, synthesizers with powerhouse singers to create the dance soundtrack for a generation. This summer, while Bally’s Atlantic City celebrates its 45th Anniversary, guests will have a chance to travel back in time and enjoy the sights and sounds of the time when Bally’s Atlantic City opened its doors in 1979 as they present Disco Inferno, running every Sunday at 8PM starting June 23rd in the Bally’s... Read more →


CONTROVERSIAL POLICE TRAINING COMPANY HAVING MORE TROUBLE

by Dana DiFilippo, New Jersey Monitor April 16, 2024 Street Cop, the police training firm with such controversial instruction that almost a dozen states, including New Jersey, have banned cops from its seminars, continued its losing streak in court this month, with judges in two states siding against the company. Street Cop founder Dennis Benigno and acting State Comptroller Kevin Walsh have fought for two years over records stemming from Walsh’s investigation into Street Cop’s 2021 conference in Atlantic City. Benigno has resisted state subpoenas for Street Cop’s financials, attendance lists, and other records, and Benigno counterattacked by suing Walsh... Read more →


Busy regatta season in full swing on the Cooper River

(Pennsauken, NJ) – The Cooper River has a packed regatta season ahead of the year’s main event; the 85th annual Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta, which is being held in Camden County in May for the second time. “The regatta season has been in full swing since the end of March and will stay busy before and after the highly anticipated return of the Dad Vail Regatta,” said Commissioner Jeff Nash, liaison to the Camden County Parks Department. “Last year was such a success and we cannot wait to welcome thousands of world class athletes and more than 30,000 fans back... Read more →


AC Boardwalk Fire, One Person Dies

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – On Thursday, April 18, 2024, at approximately 7:00 p.m., a fire was reported in the area 1400 Boardwalk and Tennessee Avenue in Atlantic City, NJ that took the life of Bruce Eder, 67, residing last in Atlantic City. It appears that the origin of the fire started under the boardwalk. A small homeless encampment was observed in the area of the fire. The fire spread upward, damaging the structure of the boardwalk and the arcade above. The victim appeared to be sleeping. The official cause of death is pending an autopsy. The cause of the fire... Read more →


42 Year Old Galloway Township Man Found Dead

MAYS LANDING, NJ – On Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at approximately 2:49 p.m., theGalloway Township Police Department received a call regarding a deceased male in a residence on the 400 block of South Odessa Avenue. Upon police arrival, they located the victim, Shawn P. O’Neill Jr., 42, of Galloway Township, NJ, inside the residence with several wounds to his body. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office’s Major Crimes Unit responded to the scene. The cause and manner of death are pending an autopsy. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office’s Major Crimes Unit is actively investigating this death in cooperation with the Galloway... Read more →


Exploring the Latest Mobile Casino Trends in Singapore

CNBNEWS GRAPHIC FILES In recent years, the mobile casino industry in Singapore has experienced significant growth and innovation. With advances in technology, shifting player preferences, and evolving regulations, the landscape of mobile casinos in Singapore is constantly changing. In this article, we will delve into the key trends shaping the industry and explore how these developments are impacting the mobile casino Singapore scene. Whether you are a casino enthusiast or simply curious about the latest gambling trends, read on to discover the exciting world of mobile casinos in Singapore. Understanding the Rise of Mobile Casinos in Singapore The traditional brick-and-mortar... Read more →


Gloucester City Taxpayers Buying PNC Bank Building

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 21, 2024)(CNBNews)--The mayor and council of Gloucester City are planning to purchase the former PNC Bank property located at 500 Monmouth Street. They are expected to approve a $550,000 bond ordinance to fund the purchase during Monday night's (April 22) council meeting. The bond will have a term of 20 years. The PNC office in Gloucester City ceased its operations several months ago. The building has served as a bank for over 75 years. The council is also expected to approve on second reading the police department's salary schedule for... Read more →


DEVELOPING STORY: Armed Officers Remove Young Man from Riverview Heights Home

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews photo provided At dawn on Wednesday, April 17, several armed officers raided a home in the unit block of East Thompson Avenue, Gloucester City. A young man was removed from the home in handcuffs. Below, residents tell CNBNews what they saw that morning. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (APRIL 21, 2024)--Early on the morning of Wednesday, April 17, the quiet Riverview Heights neighborhood in Gloucester City was disturbed by a loud banging noise. As the sun rose in the east, residents peeked out of their closed blinds to see a large group of armed men dressed... Read more →


Annual High School Golf Commissioners Cup

BLACKWOOD, NJ --On Monday, the Board of Commissioners will host its 25th annual High School Golf Commissioners Cup, in which 17 co-ed and five girls teams will compete. Each year, the Board of Commissioners invites schools throughout the county to send up to four players to represent their alma mater in the county-wide event. “This is a highly anticipated event each year because it honors high school athletes from Camden County who represent excellence both on the field and in the classroom,” said Commissioner Ed McDonnell, liaison to the Camden County Department of Events and Community Outreach. “It is always... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic's Senior, Isabella Teti Receives Over $1.3 Million in Scholarship Offers

Bella Teti GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 21, 2024)--Bella Teti, a senior at Gloucester Catholic, has received over $1.3 million in scholarship offers from 13 universities and colleges. According to the winter-spring edition of RAMBLINGS, she also received the prestigious Christian Brothership scholarship from LaSalle University, which covers full tuition for all four years. Teti is an all-around student-athlete. She is a cheerleader and also plays varsity softball and volleyball. She was recently inducted into the National Honor Society. The clipping below is from the winter/spring edition of Ramblings, the school's newspaper. Read more →


William T. Carwell, 79, of Lumberton

Lumberton, NJ. On April 16, 2024, at the age of 79. Born in Camden, NJ, he was the son of the late Norma Carvell. . Bill is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years, Susan (McGee) Carvell. He is also survived by his son, Robert E. Lafferty (Michele); daughter, Wendy Haughey (Rodger); cherished granddaughters, Abigail and Alyssa. Bill graduated from Tennessee Tech where he was a standout basketball player. He then went on to work in sales, retiring in 2002 as a salesman for AT&T Wireless in Moorestown, NJ. He loved to make people laugh, watch his favorite sports... Read more →


Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center offers $3 dog adoption special

(Blackwood, NJ) – This weekend, all dogs at Homeward Bound will have an adoption fee of just $3. The adoption center is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. “There are so many animals at the shelter just waiting to find a loving home,” said Commissioner Jeffrey Nash, liaison to the animal shelter. “Please consider opening your heart and your home to a new pet. And if you are unable to adopt right now, the shelter is always looking for donations.” For more information on the Homeward... Read more →


Joan D. Chaika, of Pitman

Joan passed peacefully on April 16, 2024 at the United Methodist Community at Pitman Manor, at the age of 87. (nee Michaels). Of Pitman. Formerly of Sewell, Woodbury and Bridgeton, NJ. Predeceased by her husband, John “Jack” Meehan; her parents, Joseph and Maude Michaels and her siblings, Dolores Michaels, Antoinette Christopherson and Jay Michaels. Survived by her children, Tracy Peterson, Daniel K. Meehan, Morgan A. Meehan (Clare) and Mary Trotter (Joe); her grandchildren, Brianna Kite, Andrew Meehan, Jack Meehan and Timothy Meehan; great-grandchildren, Aiden and Stella Kite; and her sister, Carolyn Giles. Joan was a graduate of Woodbury High School... Read more →


Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Auto in Gloucester Township

On Saturday, April 20, 2024 at approximately 2:51 AM officers from the Gloucester Township Police Department were dispatched to the intersection of the Old Black Horse Pike at Landing Rd. for a reported pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. Upon officers arrival, the pedestrian was located in the roadway unconscious and suffering from severe head injuries. Despite the efforts of officers and BLS / ALS, the victim succumbed to her injuries. The striking vehicle and driver remained on location. The driver of the vehicle was not injured. The Old Black Horse Pike was closed for several hours during the initial... Read more →


Victoria Runowicz, of Franklinville

With great sadness, we announce the peaceful passing, on April 5, 2024, of our dear family member, Victoria. Though she lived with great physical challenges her whole life, she greeted each day with joy, humor and good will. She loved to play with puzzles, dance, be with friends and laugh (and laugh!). Every person she spent time with grew to love and care about Victoria deeply. We will miss you, Victoria. Born in Philadelphia and raised in Franklinville, NJ, her parents Gale and Victor Runowicz predecease her. She leaves behind her three brothers Mark, John and Chris, step-sister Kyra, step-mother... Read more →


13 Health Tips for a Stress-Free Summer Routine

https://unsplash.com/photos/silhouette-photo-of-man-on-cliff-during-sunset-_6HzPU9Hyfg As summer approaches, the longer days and warmer weather invite us to enjoy the outdoors and embrace a more relaxed lifestyle. However, it's easy for this seemingly leisurely time to become unexpectedly hectic. To ensure a balanced, healthy, and stress-free summer, here are seven tips, including the use of herbal supplements and a special mention of HHC gummies. 1. Stay Hydrated Hydration is crucial during the hot summer months. The increase in outdoor activities and higher temperatures can lead to rapid dehydration. Carry a reusable water bottle and aim to drink at least eight 8-ounce glasses of water a... Read more →


Dominic L. Chiro, 87, of Bellmawr

Surrounded by his loving family at home, Dominic passed peacefully on April 15, 2024, at the age of 87. Of Bellmawr. Formerly of Whiting, NJ and South Philadelphia. Survived by his wife of 66 years, Eileen M. Chiro (nee Talley); children, Dennis Chiro (Ann), Joyce Moyer (Frederick, Sr.) and Mark Chiro, Sr. (Ruth); grandchildren, Dominic Chiro, Frederick Moyer, Jr. (Dawn), Jeff Moyer (Lisa), Mark Chiro, Jr., Kyle Chiro (Melanie), Elyssa Lagasse (Joshua) and Tyler Chiro; great-grandchildren Logan, Carter, Mackenzie, Grant, Ethan, Jace, Luke, Walter and Charleigh. Dominic was a graduate of South Philadelphia High School class of 1954 and attended... Read more →


Dorothy "Dottie" Marie Gorman, age 81, of Newtown, Pa

On April 9, 2024. Age 81. (nee O’Connell) Of Newtown, PA. In the loving care of her brother, Daniel J. O’Connell and sister-in-law Mary in North Carolina. Cherished wife of 49 years to the late John Joseph “Jack” Gorman, Jr. Loving sister of John J. (late Maureen) O’Connell, Jr. Survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Dear sister-in-law of Ruth (Mike) DeCarlo and the late Joseph (surviving wife Janet) Gorman. Dottie was born in Philadelphia, PA and was a graduate of West Catholic High School for Girls. She worked for many years in corporate business for Korn Ferry and... Read more →


U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) May Pin Blame on Wife

by Dana DiFilippo, New Jersey Monitor April 17, 2024 Sen. Bob Menendez, set to face federal trial next month in a wide-ranging corruption scheme, may pin blame for his criminal troubles on his wife, a newly unredacted motion shows. New Jersey’s senior senator may testify about conversations he had with his wife, Nadine, who’s also indicted along with three businessmen accused of bribing the couple for Menendez’s influence, to “decrease any inference of culpability on Senator Menendez’s part,” defense attorneys wrote. Menendez and co-defendants Wael Hana and Fred Daibes are set to go to trial in May on allegations that... Read more →


VIDEO: China Fueling Mexican Drug Cartels

VIDEO BELOW WASHINGTON DC, Apr 12 — Is China getting ready for war? According to Foreign Policy Magazine, “notwithstanding the recent flurry of high-level diplomacy between Washington and Beijing, the warning signs are certainly there. Under Chinese President Xi Jinping, Beijing is amassing ships, planes, and missiles as part of the largest military buildup by any country in decades.” According to political consultant Peter Schweizer, “China already is waging war with the US, but not with guns — with poison.” Schweizer is senior editor-at-large at Breitbart News and a prolific author who’s latest book, Blood Money: Why the Powerful Turn... Read more →


Partnership for a Drug-Free NJ Conference Tackles Opioid Misuse in Youth Sports

MILLBURN, NJ — The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ), along with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and the Opioid Education Foundation of America, hosted the "Keeping New Jersey Youth Athletes Safe" conference at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City on Friday. The event gathered coaches, athletic directors, teachers, school nurses, and others involved in youth sports to discuss the link between athletics and opioid misuse. "It's essential to educate those involved in youth sports about the potential for opioid misuse among student-athletes," said Angelo Valente, Executive Director of PDFNJ. "The purpose of... Read more →


Violent Road Rage Clash in Philadelphia Ends in Death of One Combatant

Courtesy of Google Street View PHILADELPHIA, PA (April 20, 2024)– A man was arrested yesterday evening by Philadelphia Police and is facing multiple charges following a fatal hit-and-run and stabbing that occurred on April 8th, 2024. On that date at approximately 7:40 pm, officers from the 3rd Police District responded to a report of a person screaming at 1600 S. Front St. Upon arrival, they found a 22-year-old male victim, later identified as Mang Sang of Philadelphia, trapped under a white KIA GT sedan. Officers also observed that Sang had sustained a large laceration to the right side of his... Read more →


TRAFFIC ALERT: RT. 47 Bridge over Big Timber Creek Road Work Continues

Closures necessary to demolish concrete median (Trenton) – The Route 47 Bridge over Big Timber Creek is scheduled to have single lane closures in both directions Monday as the bridge replacement project begins in Camden and Gloucester counties. From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday, April 22, the left lanes on Route 47 northbound and southbound will be closed between River Drive in Westville, Gloucester County and the Brooklawn Circle in Brooklawn, Camden County. The closure is necessary to remove the concrete median on the Route 47 Bridge over Big Timber Creek. The $47.8 million federally funded project will replace... Read more →


AC Casino Happenings: Bally’s Atlantic City Celebrates 45th Anniversary

With New Steakhouse, VIP Amenities and Special Offerings (Atlantic City, NJ) April 17, 2024 – Bally's Atlantic City is thrilled to commemorate its 45th Anniversary by introducing a range of new amenities and special offerings designed to enhance the guest experience. Building upon the successful completion of over $100 million in renovations in the summer of 2022, Bally's is excited to announce additional improvements that will take the customer experience to new heights. These enhancements are aimed at providing guests with even more exciting and enjoyable amenities, ensuring that their visit to Bally's Atlantic City is truly memorable. As part... Read more →


Thomas Hagan, age 79, of Bellmawr; Gloucester High Alum, NJ National Guard

In the loving care of his son Thomas III and the staff at Samaritan Hospice in Voorhees, Thomas passed peacefully on April 16, 2024, at the age of 79. Longtime resident of Bellmawr, and formerly of Gloucester City. Predeceased by his daughter, Dawn Hagan Byers (surviving Jeff) and his wife, Catherine Hagan. Survived by his son, Thomas W. Hagan, III and his wife, Rachel. Cherished grandfather of Jake Byers, Ashlyn Byers and Olivia Hagan. Tom was a graduate of Gloucester High School class of 1964. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Army National Guard. Tom had a long... Read more →


CNB Fishing Maryland Report: Warming Waters Coming AND Spawning Gamefish will Follow

Maryland Fishing Report – April 17 April 17, 2024 Tim Wills was out on the Bay recently fishing for blue catfish with his friends and enjoyed a great day on the water together. Photo by Bob Neighoff We are in store for some nice weather this week, so be sure to get outdoors and enjoy some of the many fishing opportunities in Maryland. Trout fishing is bolstered with continuing stockings, other freshwater species are active, and blue catfish can be found in every tidal water of the Chesapeake Bay. Forecast Summary: April 17 – April 23: Warming days in the... Read more →


SKY NEWS Video: Joe Biden's Cognitive Decline Continues

"I Made It Clear To Israelis - Don't Move on Haifa," Joe Biden (You know, Haifa - that city in Israel...) SOURCE SKY NEWS 56,885 views Apr 18, 2024 Sky News host Rita Panahi claims President Joe Biden’s “cognitive decline” is hitting “new lows” as she reacts to his latest gaffes. In one video, the President appeared to confuse the Israeli city Haifa with Rafah in Gaza. “I made it clear to Israelis, don’t move on Haifa,” President Biden said. President Biden also bizarrely claimed cannibals ate his uncle after his plane crashed. However, Pentagon records state the aircraft plunged... Read more →


South Philadelphia Angler Catches a Massive Hog Striper, Weight 40 Pounds

photo provided CNB HUNTING AND FISHING NEWS (April 19, 2024)--Rob Bongiovanni Jr., a remarkable fisherman from South Philadelphia, caught a massive 40-pound hog stripper near the Delaware Memorial Bridge on Wednesday, April 17, around 11:30 PM. His skills and determination are truly impressive, and his catch is a testament to his hard work and dedication. Furthermore, it's worth mentioning that he is the nephew of Gary and Rose (Bongiovanni) Devine, which shows that fishing talent runs in the family. Gary and Rose reside in Pilesgrove. Gary, a retired plumber, is a former resident of Gloucester City. Read more →


Why it is Most Profitable to Bet at Mostbet App

Bonus for Downloading Mostbet Mobile App The Mostbet app is a quality designed mobile software available for free for Android and iOS devices. This betting brand is renowned for its reputation as one of the best, providing services based on a Curaçao licence and strictly adhering to the principles of fair play. In this review article, we will look at the process of Mostbet download, its installation and use in full compliance with the laws of any country. We will also talk about the bonuses that are provided to new players for using this software. What the Software Offers If... Read more →


Is Ranked-Choice Voting Coming to New Jersey

Support grows for ranked-choice voting in municipal, school board elections by Sophie Nieto-Munoz, New Jersey Monitor April 18, 2024 As the fight over the county line unfolds, some lawmakers say now is the time to bring ranked-choice voting to local elections in New Jersey. With federal judges ordering county clerks to use a new kind of ballot for June’s Democratic primaries, this is “exactly the time to have this conversation,” said Sen. Andrew Zwicker (D-Middlesex). Source CNBNews graphic file “If we’re changing the ballot design, flip the switch to do the whole thing at once, and let’s change how people... Read more →


Please Support the Gloucester City Softball and Little League Baseball Saturday, April 20

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 18, 2024)--Designer Bag Bingo Night is this Saturday! 6-10 pm at the Pine Grove Fire Hall. Be there or be square!! https://fb.me/e/1TxuseelK Read more →


GCHS Rams Basketball Coach Marks 700th Victory

photo provided GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (APRIL 18, 2024)(CNBNews)--The Lady Rams proved their mettle on February 1, 2024, with a decisive win over Pitman in a Tri-County Conference game, earning their coach Lisa Angelotti Gedaka her 700th victory. Ram player Lisa Angeolloti with Monsignor Edward Lucitt, pastor of St. Mary's parish. As he was affectionately called, Big Ed was a big fan of the school's sports teams. Lisa's legendary status as the most accomplished girls' basketball coach in South Jersey's history and the eighth coach in the state to reach this milestone is a testament to her unwavering determination and exceptional... Read more →


Rowan Guard Marcellus Ross named the Co-Small College Player of the Year

CHERRY HILL, NJ - Rowan guard Marcellus Ross (Sicklerville, NJ/St. Joseph’s Hammonton) was named the Co-Small College Player of the Year by the Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club of South Jersey and received the honor during the organization annual awards banquet on April 16th. Dominic Dunn of Widener shared the honor with Ross. The senior was selected to the All-Conference Second Team this year, marking his third consecutive selection to the All-NJAC Team. Ross recorded 20 or more points in 10 of Rowan’s 27 games this season, while averaging a career-high 18.7 points per game. He topped the conference in... Read more →


New Jersey General Assembly Passes Hurricane Ida Homeowner Mortgage Reliel Bill

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats would bolster support for storm-impacted residents in their efforts to rebuild (Trenton) – Legislation that would establish mortgage payment relief and foreclosure protection for certain homeowners impacted by the remnants of Hurricane Ida passed New Jersey’s General Assembly on Monday. Bill A2294, sponsored by Democratic Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez and Assemblymen Roy Freiman and Chris Tully, would direct servicers to grant mortgage forbearance to storm-impacted homeowners. In late summer 2021, Hurricane Ida brought torrential downpours and severe flooding to New Jersey, impacting homes, businesses and infrastructure across the state. The effects of Hurricane Ida displaced thousands... Read more →


Rutgers Names Commencement Speaker

Freeman Hrabowski III, a renowned educator, mathematician and president emeritus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, will be awarded an honorary doctor of letters degree when he addresses graduates at the 258th anniversary commencement of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Health on May 12, 2024, the Rutgers Board of Governors approved today. Freeman Hrabowski III The board also approved an honorary doctor of letters degree for Rutgers alumnus Jelani Cobb, dean of the Columbia Journalism School and an award-winning author; an honorary doctor of laws degree for William Best, chair of the Rutgers Board of Governors and senior vice... Read more →


AUSTRALIA’S THUNDER FROM DOWN UNDER SET TO UNTAME AT BALLY’S ATLANTIC CITY

Click Here For Video MAY 18 Atlantic City, NJ (April 8, 2024) – Get ready to be blown away by an exhilarating and electrifying extravaganza as Australia’s Thunder from Down Under, the world-renowned Australian male revue, announces its highly anticipated return to Bally's Atlantic City. The UNTAMED 2024 TOUR, set to ignite the stage on May 18, promises an unforgettable night of entertainment for fans across the country. After a long hiatus, entertainment is back at Bally's, and what better way to celebrate than with the scorching hot international sensation, Australia’s Thunder from Down Under. Known for their captivating performances... Read more →


ATLANTIC CITY CASINO NEWS: Join the Fun at Bally’s

(Atlantic City, NJ) April 15, 2024 • Enjoy May flowers of fun blooming with more events, promotions and winning just for you! BALLY REWARDS PROMOTIONS $200,000 Lexus Sweepstakes – Friday, May 24 – Sunday, May 26 Win your share of $200,000 in prizes including your choice of a 2024 Lexus! EARN ENTRIES: MARCH 25 – MAY 26 • 10X ENTRIES: WEDNESDAYS DRAWINGS: Friday, May 24 – Sunday, May 26 See Player’s Club for complete details. Must be present to Win. $50,000 Sweepstakes – Friday, May 10 Bally Rewards members can enter to win a share of $50,000 In Prizes. Drawings... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: SPRING MORNINGS ARE A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS

Spring mornings are a lot like Christmas. Each day we get up and go out into the yard, or walk along the creek or visit the horses in the pasture. And each day, each morning, we find something new the sun has brought us. Pinfeather leaves of an unbelievable green now start showing on cottonwoods that have stood like stark ghostly frames all through the cold winter. Hopeful blades of grass peek through clumps of brown left over from last summer’s verdant pasture. Everywhere we look there is something new and different. A lot of this Christmas-in-spring is kept just... Read more →


Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Pennsauken

Pennsauken, N.J.- Detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash in Pennsauken that killed a man on Tuesday afternoon, announced Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Pennsauken Police Chief Phil Olivo. On April 16, 2024, at approximately 3:22 p.m., the Pennsauken Police Department was dispatched to the area of the 9000 block of Crescent Boulevard southbound for a two-car motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival, Pennsauken Police officers located a Chrysler motor vehicle that crashed into the rear of a tractor-trailer. A passenger, identified as a 20-year- male from Pennsauken, was entrapped in the Chrysler and later pronounced deceased on scene.... Read more →


2 Shot in Camden City, 56-Year-Old Man Dies

Camden City, N.J.- Detectives are investigating a shooting that killed one man and injured another man on Monday evening in Camden City, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. On Monday, April 15, 2024, at approximately 7:03 p.m., Camden County Police officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of Carl Miller Boulevard in Camden City, for a report of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers located two males suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. One male victim, Desmond Mark Williams, 56, of Camden City was transported to Cooper University Hospital by a Camden County... Read more →


16,000 Kids Without Health Insurance in Camden County

In response to 16,000 children in South Jersey losing health insurance coverage last year, the Board of Commissioners, the Camden Coalition and Mayor Victor Carstarphen have partnered with several local organizations to launch the Cover All Kids initiative. This campaign aims to raise awareness and enroll as many children as possible who are eligible for free or affordable government health insurance. Last year, as pandemic-related programs wound down, people on NJ FamilyCare/Medicaid were required to re-enroll and have their eligibility redetermined. The Camden Coalition’s redetermination data shows that a total of 16,000 children were terminated in the three-month period between... Read more →


The Public Hanging of Donald Trump Continues

First seven jurors picked in Trump hush money trail By Brett Rowland | The Center Square Apr 16, 2024 U.S. President Donald J. Trump shakes hands of well-wishers gathered to greet him upon his arrival at the North Dakota Air National Guard Base, Fargo, N.D., Sept. 7, 2018. U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. David H Lipp (The Center Square) – Efforts to pick a jury continued Tuesday, the second day of former President Donald Trump's historic criminal trial. Trump is the first president to face criminal charges, which he described as a politically motivated prosecution designed... Read more →


MISSING PERSON: Dimaryen Williams, of Camden City

(Camden, NJ) – The Camden County Police Department is looking for a missing 14-year-old from Whitman Park. Dimaryen Williams has been reported missing from his home on the 2000 block of Ferry Avenue. He is described as a black male, 5’7”, 135 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black Looney Tunes sweater, black pants and black sneakers. He is known to frequent Whitman Park, Lanning Square and Bergen Square. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the CCPD tip line at (856) 757-7042. Read more →


Rowan Defeats York 6-5 in Non-Conference Baseball Today

GLASSBORO, NJ – Chris Serrano and Karson Harcourt had key hits and Dylan Maria drove in the winning run as #20 Rowan defeated York (Pa.), 6-5, in non-conference baseball action today, with the Profs improving to 17-9 on the year. Phil Sedalis went 3-for-5 with two runs scored with Jason Morgan and Nick Struble chipping in two hits each. Serrano drove in two runs as did Maria, with the Profs totaling four doubles in the game. Freshman Nick Cugino (1-0) earned his first victory as a Prof in 2.1 innings of work with Sean Colbert picking up his team-best third... Read more →


GCHS ALUMNI NEWS: Honoring the 1997-98 Gloucester Catholic Boys' Basketball Team

RAMBLINGS photo GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 16, 2024)(CNBNews)--The 1997-98 Gloucester Catholic Boys' Basketball team was highlighted in the Alumni section of the winter-spring issue of the RAMBLINGS. That season, the Rams dominated the Tri-County Royal Division and finished as the 15th-ranked team in South Jersey according to the final rankings by Courier Post. Their impressive record of outscoring their opponents by nearly 12 points per game is the 10th highest point difference in the program's history. There's no denying that this team was a force to be reckoned with, and their achievements speak for themselves. The coach of the team... Read more →


Achieving a Balanced Lifestyle by Boxing

In today's fast-moving world, keeping up with a healthy routine can feel like a big challenge. With busy work schedules and long lists of things to do, it's easy to put exercise and taking care of ourselves on the back burner. But even in the middle of all this craziness, there's something powerful that can help us. It's called boxing. Boxing isn't just about throwing punches; it's a way to boost both our physical fitness and our mental strength. At Hayabusa, a global leader in combat equipment and technical fight apparel, we understand the importance of incorporating boxing into your... Read more →


The CC Board of Commissioners Presents the 2024 Collingswood String Band Parade this Saturday

Last year's parade photos courtesy of Camden County COLLINGSWOOD, NJ (April 16, 2024)(CNBNews)--The Camden County Board of Commissioners will present the second annual String Band Parade on Saturday, a daylong event to highlight the county as a destination and deliver a boost to the local economy. This year, former Philadelphia Eagle player Jon Runyan will lead the parade as Grand Marshall. The event will feature food, games and music from 15 participating string bands that will perform in a parade down Haddon Avenue. After the parade ends string bands will continue to play outside sponsored establishments throughout Haddon Township. Last... Read more →