Janet Burrows, of Gloucester City, age 86

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 2, 2022)--Long- time Gloucester City resident Janet Burrows, (nee Smith) passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at the age 86. Janet worked for a number of years as a receptionist for Dr. Charles Brennan Jr. Later she was employed by the Gloucester City News, as a typist and office manager before retiring. Mrs. Burrows was a graduate of Gloucester High School and a active member of the school’s alumni association. A viewing will be held on Thursday, July 7 from 10 AM to 11 AM at the Etherington-Creran Funeral Home 700 Powell Street, Gloucester City... Read more →


$200,000 NJDCA Capital Grant will Help Gloucester Township Fix Blackwood Bank Building

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ– Gloucester Township Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP) district has been awarded $200,000 Community Capital Needs NPP Grant from the NJ Department of Community Affairs (NJDCA). The grant will be used to acquire and help fund reconstruction of the former bank building on the corner of Black Horse Pike and Church Street ( 3 S Black Horse Pike) in Blackwood section of Gloucester Township. Approximately $550,000 in additional funding from various federal, state, and local sources will go toward this project in keeping with goal of leveraging Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP) funding to expand the resources and impact on... Read more →


Philly's July 2nd Fireworks and Concert Cancelled

Saturday, July 2, 2022 PHILADELPHIA, PA--The City of Philadelphia has cancelled tonight’s US Army Band concert and fireworks scheduled for Penn’s Landing due to pending inclement weather. Clear skies anticipated ahead for Philadelphia’s spectacular Independence Day Concert and Fireworks celebration at Wawa Welcome America’s Party on the Parkway on Monday, July 4th. Read more →


Media Fails The Public Once Again

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor The Supreme Court ends its 2021-2022 term today. It also ends a particularly embarrassing time for the media. On June 24, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 to overturn Roe v. Wade; it also ruled 6-3 to uphold the Mississippi law banning abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Astonishingly, many media outlets got the story wrong. The following media outlets incorrectly reported that the decision to overturn Roe was 6-3: Washington Post USA Today Yahoo Fox News New York Post New York Daily News Daily Caller Washington Free Beacon Forbes Fortune The Hill New York Magazine... Read more →


Rowan's Women Lacrosse Program Offering Free Clinics for Girls K-6th Grade

GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan women's lacrosse program will be offering two free clinics this summer for girls in kindergarten through sixth grade, on July 20 and August 11 at the Rowan Soccer and Lacrosse Complex on campus. The clinics are free, but all participants must have the proper lacrosse gear – stick, goggles and mouth guard. Goalies must have goalkeeping equipment. JULY 20 - 10 am to Noon – Rowan Soccer and Lacrosse Complex Register AUGUST 11 - 10 am to Noon – Rowan Soccer and Lacrosse Complex Register For more information, contact head coach Lindsay Delaney (delaney@rowan.edu) or... Read more →


Attention Gloucester County Residents!!!!

Gloucester Township Residents- Check out our Gloucester Township Police Online Reporting! > https://gtpolice.com/online-reporting/ By using your mobile device, tablet, or computer you can request a Property Check while you're away on vacation this summer, register your alarm system in your home, property, or business, or even submit and Incident Report following a very specific criteria (ID theft, bicycle theft, theft below $1,000 in value, criminal mischief, etc. The criteria is listed on the website when you click the "Incident Report" button). Call the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500 if the incident you wish to report does not meet the... Read more →


4,660 NJ Residents Defrauded by Corinthian Colleges Have Student Loans Cancelled.

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced today that the U.S. Department of Education’s decision to discharge all remaining federal student loan obligations for students who were defrauded by Corinthian Colleges will allow 4,660 New Jersey borrowers who attended Corinthian schools to receive a total of $48.8 million in full student loan cancellations. Earlier this month, the Department announced it would discharge all remaining federal student loans borrowed to attend any campus owned or operated by Corinthian Colleges Inc. from its founding in 1995 through its closure in April 2015. Nationwide, the federal government’s action means that approximately... Read more →


Congratulations: Rowan's Greg Cann, Joe Rucci and Kevin Yanagisawa Honored

RICHMOND, VA – Greg Cann, Joe Rucci and Kevin Yanagisawa from the Rowan men’s swimming & diving team have been named to the 2021-22 Scholar All-American Team as chosen by the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) . CONGRATULATIONS!!! The award recognizes students who achieved a grade point average of 3.50 or higher and were invited to compete at their respective national championships. Cann (Woodbury Hts., NJ/Gloucester Catholic) graduated with a degree in psychology and was named a Rowan Scholar-Athlete in 2021-22. He earned All-NJAC Second Team honors in the 200 breaststroke and the 200 medley relay,... Read more →


Down The Shore: North Cape May Fireworks Festival July 2-3; Douglas Park and Beach Drive Close

The Lower Township Police Department will close Beach Drive and Shore Road to all street parking from Sunday, July 3rd, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. until the conclusion of the fireworks event at approximately 11:00 p.m. that evening. There will be “No Parking” signs posted along Beach and Shore Drive. Additionally, due to the large volume of pedestrians on the bay front attending the event, this area will also be closed to all vehicular and bicycle traffic from Town Bank Road to Lincoln Boulevard in North Cape May from 3:00 p.m. on July 3rd until the conclusion of the event. David... Read more →


Down to the Shore: Vanessa Wong owner of Fishtown Social Headed to Ventor NJ

by Allanah Richman | Special to CNBNewsnet Photo Credit: Mike Prince VENTOR, NJ (July 1, 2022)--In 2016, Vanessa Wong opened Fishtown Social, a natural wine shop and bar which has seen great success in an area of Philadelphia vast with growth and development. Now, she’s expanding on that success, and looking towards the Jersey Shore for her next two ventures. On Friday, July 1, Wong opened the doors to Wahine Wine Company and Fish & Whistle Market. The two new businesses will be located next door to each other in a newly constructed building at 101 N. Dorset Avenue near... Read more →


Owen William “Dink” Brennan, age 81; Member of Carpenter's Local #430 and #539, GHS Alumnus

Haddon Township – Formerly of Lake Worth, Florida, Gloucester City and West Collingswood Heights. Suddenly, On June 20, 2022. Age 81. Loving father of Owen William “Dink” Brennan Michael V. Brennan and Noelle D. Gray. Beloved grandfather of Ashley (David) Tori, Matthew Gray and Emily Gray. Dear brother of Eleanor K. (late Donald E. Sr.) McMichael. Survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. Owen was known to all as “Dink” and was born in Camden City. He was raised in Gloucester City and was a proud graduate of Gloucester City High School Class of 1959. Dink was a... Read more →


Camden County Democrats HAVE NO SHAME!

The Ghosts Of Frank Hague, Hap Farley And Nucky Johnson Applaud Camden County Democrats . GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP – Responding to a published report that Camden County Democrats have apparently settled on former Runnemede Mayor Virginia Betteridge to fill the open seat on the Camden County Board of Commissioners CCGOP Chairman Tom Crone said, “This move makes Boss Tweed’s Tammany Hall look amateurish.” BOSS TWEED, "As long as I count the votes what are you going to do about? (source Wikipedia “First County Commissioner Carmen Rodriguez submitted her letter of resignation from the Board of Commissioners on May 31, no one... Read more →


Due to the 4th of July Holiday All MVC Facilities Closed

TRENTON – All New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) facilities will be closed Monday, July 4, in observance of the state holiday. This includes: Licensing and Vehicle Centers Regional Service Centers road testing sites inspection stations All NJMVC facilities will be open for regular operating hours the rest of the week, including on Saturday, July 2. The NJMVC.gov website is open 24 hours a day, allowing customers to complete about 80% of all NJMVC transactions online at their convenience. New Jersey residents seeking motor vehicle services should always visit the website first to access more than 30 online services, schedule... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: U. of Tampa

The University of Tampa's May 2022 Commencement CONGRATULATIONS!!! TAMPA, FL (06/30/2022)-- The University of Tampa hosted a commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 7 to honor the 1,713 degree-seeking candidates at the University's 154th commencement. The event was attended by the students, their family members and friends, UT faculty and staff members, and the general public. The ceremony included remarks by alumni and brothers, Javier Baldor '89, CEO of BST Global, and Carlos Baldor '87, president and chief technology officer of BST Global. The following local students graduated from The University of Tampa. Allison Capra, of Vineland, graduated with a Bachelor... Read more →


Msgr. Hodge, Pastor of St. Mary and Father Soprano, Pastor of St. John Neumann Retire

Bishop Sullivan announces the retirements of two pastors, effective July 1. • Msgr. William A. Hodge, Pastor of Saint Mary, Gloucester City. • Father Ernest R. Soprano, Pastor of Saint John Neumann, North Cape May. Born in Atlantic City, Msgr. Hodge, 74, attended Glassboro State College (now Rowan University); Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, Wynnewood, Pa., and the University of Dayton, Ohio. He was ordained May 25, 1974, by Bishop George H. Guilfoyle. His first assignment was as Parochial Vicar at Saint Francis de Sales Parish in Barrington (1974-76). Other assignments as Parochial Vicar included Saint Raymond, Villas (1976-77); Resurrection, Marmora... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: What's New in the Country

By Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Contributor image courtesy of https://www.istockphoto.com/ (CNBNews)(July 1, 2022)--The past few weeks have been very active, if not confusing, concerning what has been in the news. A lot of people these days get their news online which is like reading the first paragraph of a book. There's a lot more behind the headlines. Let's take a look: 1. Disaster on the Border - Two days ago a semi was found in San Antonio, Texas. A city worker heard cries from inside. He found more than 60 illegal immigrants inside, most of them dead. There was no... Read more →


Services Held for Father Joseph P. Capella, age 61, Rector of Camden Catholic High School

By Christina Leslie, Correspondent The Catholic Star Herald Father Joseph P. Capella, Rector of Camden Catholic High School, died June 21 after a long illness. He had ministered there as an educator, administrator, and friend to all, exemplifying the love of God and each other, since 2016. Camden Catholic High School president, Mary Whipkey, issued a statement to students, faculty, and friends in which she expressed sorrow at the priest’s passing. “We were blessed with his leadership, companionship, and guidance in all matters of school administration and Catholic identity. His daily presence in the classroom, the hallways, and welcoming students... Read more →


Suspect Wanted by Gloucester City Police Arrested in Gloucester Township

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ--A suspect wanted by the Gloucester City Police Department was arrested in Gloucester Township according to The Shore News. Gloucester Township Police (GTPD) reported on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at approximately 6:49 pm an officer assigned to the Traffic Safety Unit was conducting radar enforcement along College Drive when he observed a black Jeep Grand Cherokee traveling in excess of 20 mph over the speed limit. The GTPD said officers pursued the suspect on foot through a wooded area additional patrol units responded and set up a perimeter. Officers operating in a plain clothes capacity were able to... Read more →


Camden City Sisters Receive Scholarship to Rowan University Thanks to MHS Lift

PENNSAUKEN, NJ (June 30, 2022) – MHS Lift, a national provider of warehousing and distribution solutions, recently announced that two Camden residents are the 2022 recipients of the company’s MHS Lift Scholarship Fund, a full scholarship to Rowan University. Sisters Emani Baines, 23, and Essence Holman, 19, will both start at Rowan in the fall. Established in 2019 by Andy and Brett Levin, brothers and co-owners of MHS Lift, the MHS Lift Scholarship Fund, in partnership with Rowan University, is awarded to Camden students who are active members of the Boys & Girls Club of Camden County (BGCCC) and have... Read more →


CNB FISHING NEWS Maryland: Congratulations to Viyaan Ranjith; the Youngster Caught His First Fish

by Keith Lockwood, fisheries biologist Maryland Department of Natural Resource June 29, 2022 Viyaan Ranjith caught his very first fish while fishing with his dad and it was a bluegill sunfish. Congratulations Viyaan! Photo by Ranjith Kunjayi Summer is in full swing and we’re going into one of the most popular weekends of the season – Fourth of July! It is a wonderful time to spend time with family and friends enjoying all that Maryland has to offer. The feisty bluegill is one of Maryland’s treasures that entertain anglers young and old in small community ponds to our larger reservoirs.... Read more →


U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Fossil Fuels Released

(WASHINGTON)(June 30, 2022)-- — Today, the U.S Supreme Court limited the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate power plant emissions under the Clean Air Act. The decision in West Virginia v. EPA undermines efforts to reduce greenhouse gas pollution from coal and gas fired power plants using the Clean Air Act. In response, the People vs Fossil Fuels coalition - made up of over 1200 groups nationwide - is calling on President Biden and Congress to take immediate action. “As we face another summer of drought, heat, storms and fires, our nation’s highest court is tearing down desperately needed climate... Read more →


UPGRADES FOR FOX CHASE RAIL LINE

Project Will Improve Service Reliability; Riders Encouraged to Attend Webinar PHILADELPHIA (July 1, 2022) – SEPTA will begin a month-long project to enhance Regional Rail infrastructure as part of the Fox Chase Improvement Program. The work is scheduled to take place from July 5 through July 29 and will require major service adjustments that will impact customers who use the Fox Chase Line. During this time, shuttle buses will replace all trains between Fox Chase and Wayne Junction stations. Train service will be available between Wayne Junction Station and Center City. “These upgrades along the Fox Chase Line will improve... Read more →


In Honor of National Ice Cream Month Lokal Artisan Foods and Cloud Cups Release New Collection...

...OF FRENCH TOAST BITES GELATO THAT DEBUTS DURING NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH Philadelphia, PA - Lokal Artisan Foods and owner Charisse McGill has teamed up with Cloud Cups and owner Galen Thomas on a smooth and creamy new summer treat debuting just in time for National Ice Cream Month. French Toast Bites Gelato makes its debut this weekend on July 1st at Spruce Street Harbor Park, Cherry Street Pier, Pizza Brain, Manayunk Pizza and Ashley's Deli - as well as at select local street fairs and festivals. The new collab brings together two of the region's celebrated award-winning Black-owned businesses... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: The Numbers Don't Lie

by Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Contributor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 30, 2022)--A retired NJEA teacher got very upset with me for bringing attention to facts about Gloucester City's schools that are openly available on the city's and state's web pages. The teacher demanded that I stop writing about the schools. That will never happen, but I did allow a little time for the restoration of tranquility. I'm back. I looked into U.S. News trying to verify that which was written about Camden County school ratings for the 2021/2022 school year. Here are their ratings of the county's high schools (from... Read more →


Father Thomas Capperella, Parochial Vicar in Saint Patrick and Holy Angels in Woodbury

WOODBURY, NJ --Father Thomas Capperella, 82, former parochial vicar in the Diocese of Camden, died June 26. Born in Plymouth Township, Pa., he studied at Blessed John XXIII in Weston, Mass., before being ordained a priest of the Diocese of Camden by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio on June 2, 2001, in Blackwood. His first assignment was as parochial vicar of Saint Thomas More Parish, Cherry Hill, where he served for a year before being assigned the same role in Saint Vincent Pallotti, Haddon Township (2002-2005). Father Capperella went on to serve as parochial vicar in Saint Patrick, Woodbury (2005-2010), and Holy... Read more →