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

Gloucester Catholic Baseball and Softball Teams in Sectional Finals

GLOUCESTER CATHOLIC SPORTS NJSIAA SECTIONAL FINALS INFORMATION SOFTBALL - Lady Rams @ St. Joseph Academy, Hammonton Friday June 2 @ 4pm @ SJA Softball Field on Peach Street BASEBALL - Rams host Ranney School Saturday, June 3 @ 1 pm at Joe Barth Field, Brooklawn +++++ Two Rams achieved career milestones yesterday. Junior AJ Kuc set the school record for saves in a season with 226 while Senior/Bridge Matt Leahy recorded his 100th career hit.... Read more →

NJ Authorities Seeking Public's Help Identifying Suspect for Attempting to Abduct Child

image supplied by NJ State Police West Trenton, N.J. -The New Jersey State Police Port Norris Station is seeking the public's assistance with identifying an unknown male for allegedly attempting to abduct a child in Cumberland County. On May 28, at approximately 12:20 p.m., an unidentified man allegedly attempted to abduct a 7-year-old boy from the Dorchester Wawa located at 3904 State Highway 47 in Maurice River. According to the victim, the suspect entered the... Read more →


Biden Falls on Stage at Air Force Academy Graduation

COLORADO SPRINGS (JUNE 1, 2023)(CNNews)--Today, after addressing graduates of the U.S. Air Force Academy, President Joseph Biden falls on the stage. According to the White House, the President tripped over a sandbag and suffered no injuries. The 80-year-old Biden has fallen several times since he was first elected to the presidency in 2020. The following is from the Academy's website. We’re short on air, but not on views. Located just north of Colorado Springs, at... Read more →

CNB Fishing Maryland Report: Fishing Together Can Form Strong Bonds Between Family/Friends

Maryland Fishing Report – May 31 Mike Popchak holds a beautiful smallmouth bass caught while fishing with his brother Joe at Loch Raven Reservoir. Photo by Joe Popchak Fishing together can form strong bonds between family and friends. Twin brothers Joe and Mike Popchak began fishing together when they were 8 years old – even though their father wasn’t a fisherman, he would take them out while he read the newspaper. The two brothers have... Read more →

Another Cannabis Business Opening in SJ; Nova Farms Coming to Woodbury

NOVA FARMS UNVEILS NEW JERSEY'S FIRST NON-CONVERSION ADULT USE DISPENSARY WOODBURY, NJ (JUNE 1, 2023)(CNBNews)--Nova Farms, the Northeast's largest privately owned, vertically integrated cannabis operator is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its flagship a retail cannabis dispensary in Woodbury, New Jersey, on June 10th, 2023. This highly anticipated grand opening event marks the launch of the New Jersey's first non-conversion, exclusively recreational adult-use dispensary. The excitement begins with the ribbon-cutting ceremony at 8... Read more →

Logan Ryan ThursdayNightLights Youth Football Camp June 29

Two-time Super Bowl Champ Logan Ryan will host his fourth #ThursdayNightLights youth football camp on Thursday, June 29, 2023, at Logan’s alma mater, Eastern High School, in Voorhees Township, New Jersey. The camp invites kids ages 8-18 from the surrounding Greater Philadelphia metro area to join Logan and fellow NFL teammates for a day of football-inspired drills, life skills development, and educational/leadership exercises. All participants will receive an event t-shirt and other giveaways. Registration is... Read more →

Boost Your Dental Practice: Strategies to Attract More Patients

image courtesy of Every dental professional understands how important retaining existing clients and attracting new ones is for their business’s success. While some areas are lacking dentists, that’s not always the case. However, keeping patients returning for treatments is often challenging, even in areas without many competitors. Here are a few strategies every dental office can use to see increased traffic. Make Better Use of Online Marketing Advertising is always crucial for establishing and... Read more →

Levittown Woman Charged with Killing Her Husband at Wharf

May 30th, 2023 A 40-year-old woman was charged with killing her husband Tuesday morning at the Bristol Borough Wharf. Sammar Khan, of Levittown, was arraigned on charges of criminal homicide, possession of an instrument of crime and recklessly endangering another person. She appeared before Magisterial District Judge Frank W. Peranteau Sr. who remanded her to Bucks County Correctional Facility without bail. Sammar Khan, of Levittown Bristol Borough Police were dispatched at 10:53 a.m. Tuesday to... Read more →

CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: Alvernia U., Moravian U., Lebanon Valley

READING, PA (05/31/2023)-- 610 students earned associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees from Alvernia University during the 2022-23 academic year. "Four years ago, we welcomed many of you, both students and guests alike, to our university at our Opening Convocation," said President-Elect, Dr. Glynis A. Fitzgerald. "Flash forward to today and I can honestly say we have transformed together in so many ways. I've loved the opportunities to get to know you and your unique... Read more →

STUDY: Rent Increases Coming for Small Businesses

Rent spikes are increasing for more small business owners as 2023 proceeds, breaking a new record: 54% say they're paying more now than they did six months ago. And 14% say their rent is over 20% higher than it was in December. The 54% figure represents a steady climb in the number of small businesses dealing with higher rent prices each month in 2023 -- up seven percentage points from 47% in January, as this... Read more →


One Person Dies in Laurel Springs Fire

Laurel Springs, NJ (May 31, 2023)(CNBNews)- The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Laurel Springs Police Department responded to a fire, which resulted in a fatality this afternoon at the 100 block of Washington Avenue in Laurel Springs. CNBNews graphic files The investigation is active and ongoing at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jason Roland of the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit at (856) 225-5125... Read more →

Reminder! Annual Hurricane Evacuation Exercise Thursday

No roads will be closed; however motorists should expect an increased police and work crew presence on key shore routes (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials, in partnership with the New Jersey State Police (NJSP), the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA) and the South Jersey Transportation Authority (SJTA), announced today that it will be conducting its annual emergency evacuation exercise on Thursday, June 1 to practice and refine response activities in the... Read more →


A Giant Chinook Flies Over Gloucester City

UPDATE: Kevin Cleary, a former resident of Gloucester City and a past Logan Township Police Officer sent the following information about the Chinook that was seen today flying over Gloucester City and other towns in South Jersey. "This type of helicopter normally flies every day from the Boeing facility I believe in Ridley Township PA. When I was on the job in Logan Twp. it would fly from their facility across the Delaware River south... Read more →

Joan B. (Derry) Gallagher, of Collingswood, GCHS Alum

Home is where your treasure is. There, your heart will be also. It’s the starting place of hope and dreams. Where love resides, memories are created, friends always belong and laughter never ends. Joan B. Gallagher (nee Derry) loved that place where she could surround herself with family, celebrate the holidays, and enjoy her “stay-cation”. She found her little patch of heaven at the pool. Joan had a work ethic as strong as her love... Read more →

Filing Deadline for Mayor Marty Small, Sr. Scholarship is June 5

View Scholarship Application Here City of Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small, Sr., during a news conference outside Atlantic City High School, announced the details of the historic “Mayor Marty Small, Sr. Scholarship” that will initially be awarded to 100 Atlantic City residents. The first 50 scholarships of $10,000 each ($5,000 per semester) will go to current Atlantic City High School seniors who live in Atlantic City. An additional 50 scholarships of $10,000 each ($5,000 per... Read more →

Summer Circus Camp Coming to Mt. Airy

PHILADELPHIA SCHOOL OF CIRCUS ARTS INVITES CHILDREN TO RUN OFF TO THE BIG TOP AT SUMMER CIRCUS CAMP IN MT. AIRY Philadelphia, PA -- Philadelphia School of Circus Arts announces 2023 Summer Circus Camp June 19 - August 25, for students looking to run off to the region's big top. PSCA’s award-winning camp is back and has options for kids ages 4 -5 (Tots), 6 -7 (Junior), 8 – 12 (Youth) and 13 – 18... Read more →


source FBI When Sandra answered her phone a few years ago, the 86-year-old California woman thought it was her granddaughter. The young, panicked girl kept calling her grandma as she unfurled a breathless, urgent tale about an accident in someone else’s borrowed car and police finding drugs hidden underneath her seat. The girl needed money fast to make things right. So Sandra went to her bank, brushed off probing questions like she was told to... Read more →

Pennsauken Police Conduct Speed Study for the 7200 Block of Walnut Avenue

The Pennsauken Police Department has conducted a speed study on the 7200 block of Walnut Avenue from May 18, 2023 – May 26, 2023. During that time period, 5,120 vehicles were analyzed. There was a total of 185 enforceable violations which meant 4% of the vehicles committed violations. The average speed was 25 miles per hour. The study concluded that this area was a low enforcement rating. We will be deploying our equipment to another... Read more →

NJDEP Air Quality Alert until 12:00 AM Thursday

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued a code orange air quality alert Wednesday for Southwestern New Jersey. A code orange air quality alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children...people suffering from asthma... heart disease or other lung diseases...and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercising outdoors. For more information on ground-level... Read more →

2013 Camden County Cold Case Solved; Suspect Arrested

Camden City, NJ (CNBNews)– Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez are announcing that charges have been filed in connection with the killing of a 45-year-old man in 2013. Following an almost decade-long, active investigation by the CCPO Homicide Unit, Martin Muniz, 41, of Camden, was charged on Monday, May 22, 2023, with first-degree Murder in the death of Jaime Molina of Camden. On Wednesday, October 30, 2013, at... Read more →

NJ Residents Beware of Heavy Travel Demands

TRENTON–As summer approaches, Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Highway Traffic Safety (HTS) want to remind all New Jersey residents and visitors about the importance of safe driving during this busy season. Beautiful weather, coupled with our state’s countless entertainment and recreational destinations, create heavy travel demands during the summer months. This increase in traffic volume is the reason why the time between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day is referred to... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Riverside native serves aboard U.S. Navy amphibious warship in Japan

By Mass Communication 3rd Class Specialist Xiaoming Zheng, Navy Office of Community Outreach SASEBO, Japan - Petty Officer 2nd Class Adokor Thedison a native of Riverside, New Jersey, serves in Japan aboard a U.S. Navy warship. Thedison attended Riverside High School and graduated in 2017. Thedison joined the Navy five years ago. “I joined the Navy because I wanted to get more life experience,” said Thedison. "I joined after one year of college because I... Read more →

New Jersey Authorities Looking for Russian National, $10 Million Reward

Two U.S. Indictments Charge Defendant with Attacks Against Law Enforcement Agencies in New Jersey, Washington, D.C., and Other Victims Worldwide; U.S. State Department Offers $10 Million Reward CRIME NEWARK, N.J. (May 16, 2023)(CNBNews) – The Justice Department today unsealed two indictments charging a Russian national and resident with using three different ransomware variants to attack numerous victims throughout the United States, including law enforcement agencies in New Jersey and Washington, D.C., as well as victims... Read more →

REPORT: Pedestrian Fatalities Climb in Pennsylvania

By Anthony Hennen | The Center Square (The Center Square) — An approach to reducing traffic deaths is catching on in cities across the country great and small, but not in Pennsylvania. Doing so would require city leaders across to de-emphasize motorists and speed, and focus on upgrading sidewalk and biking infrastructure instead. A report from Smart Growth America details “complete streets” initiatives across America, which encourage municipalities to learn from other cities on what... Read more →

Choosing The Perfect Vanity Color: Tips For Style And Function

Vanities are the focal point of bathrooms. The right color and style are critical for the final look of bathrooms. Homeowners frequently find it challenging to choose a vanity color that will complement their style. Thankfully, there are some tips that make deciding easier. Tips for Selecting the Best Bathroom Vanity Remodeling bathrooms involves many different decisions. Homeowners seem to struggle the most over choosing a vanity. When picking a color for your vanity, consider... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing News NJ: New Record Fish!

NJ CERTIFIES NEW RECORD FISH! Jim Piascik caught the new state record Hybrid Striped Bass in Monksville Reservoir on May 24, 2023. The fish weighed 17 pounds, 12 ounces, replacing John Vayda’s 16-pound, 10-ounce record from 2022. The old record only stood for 227 days. Jim was fishing for Walleye when the fish hit just after midnight. After previously landing a 25-inch Walleye, he was prepared with a large net, and managed to get this... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: You Can Look But You Can't Touch

Public Encouraged to Avoid ‘Rescuing’ Young Wildlife DNREC Reminds Delawareans: 'If You Care, Leave Them There’ Look but don’t touch, much less disturb – and even then, just a quick glance and be on your way – that’s theDepartment of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s message to Delawareans likely to see young wildlife in their backyards or almost anywhere in the outdoors this time of year. DNREC reminds the public that it’s best when encountering... Read more →

Robert E. Phillips, Sr., 90, of Audubon

On April 25, 2023, of Audubon, NJ. Age 90 years. Beloved husband of 66 years to Dolores F. Phillips. Dear father of Robert (Carolyn) Phillips, Jr., Raymond (Judith) Phillips, Steven Phillips and William (Bethanne) Phillips. Loving grandfather of Rebecca, Eric, Kelly, Kimberly, Laura, Jim, Samantha and Alex and great grandfather of Eric Jr., Aubrey, Ava, Faith, Cadence, Revelry, Gunner, J.T., Claire, Raymond, Nathan and Nora. He is also lovingly survived by his sister, Eleanor (Harry)... Read more →

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Kick Off The Summer In Wildwood NJ

Welcome to the Summer of 2023! Mayor Pete Byron, Deputy Mayor Krista Fitzsimons and Commissioner Steve Mikulski wish you an enjoyable kick-off to Summer 2023! From The City of Wildwood Police Department In an effort to keep the peace and keep Wildwood a safe, fun, and friendly vacation environment, new alcohol laws and underage breach of peace laws are in place. Read More From The City of Wildwood Fire Department The City of Wildwood Fire... Read more →


ENTERTAINMENT Theatergoers Will Sit on Stage for This Intimate Performance Haddon Township, NJ (May 24, 2023) – On June 9, the comedy-drama play “I Hate Hamlet” will open at the Ritz Theatre Company, a historic New Jersey venue. Laughter, sword fights, and hijinks ensue in this classic comedy that follows successful television actor Andrew Rally (played by Philadelphia’s Joe Falcone, a University of the Arts graduate) as he struggles with taking on the dream role... Read more →

American Legion Commander on the Cost of Freedom

By Vincent J. “Jim” Troiola, National Commander MAY 24, 2023 Dear American Legion Family and friends, A commonly used phrase in The American Legion is “every day is Veterans Day.” We prove this through our programs and service to our communities. But for Gold Star families and the battle buddies of the fallen, every day is Memorial Day. When American servicemembers are seriously wounded, often their last words are some variations of “tell my wife... Read more →


Training Center Cape May to fire 40MM battery; Reminder: 3 PM Pause for a Moment of Silence

On this Memorial Day, we acknowledge that freedom is not free. For those who gave up everything in service to this country...We honor Your Sacrifice. PLEASE PAUSE ON MEMORIAL DAY AT 3 PM FOR A MOMENT OF SILENCE IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE Zoomability Memorial Day Tribute from Zoomability on Vimeo. ++++++++++++ CAPE MAY, N.J. (May 30, 2023)(CNBNews)- The Coast Guard Training Center Cape May Armory staff will be conducting a... Read more →

*Brooklawn NJ Town-wide Yard Sale June 3

Save the Date! The Brooklawn Town-wide yard sale is returning Saturday, June 3, 2023, from 8 am – 3 pm. The fee to participate is $5 to cover the cost of advertising and promotion. Registration will be open this Spring. Check back for details. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE REGISTRATION FORM Read more →

Catholic Church Bans Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi from Receiving Communion

NOTIFICATION To United States Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi The Second Vatican Council, decree on the Church in the Modern World, Gaudium et Spes, reiterated the Church's ancient and consistent teaching that "from the first moment of conception life must be guarded with the greatest care while abortion and infanticide are unspeakable crimes" (n. 51). Christians have, indeed, always upheld the dignity of human life ni every stage, especially the most vulnerable, beginning with life in the... Read more →

Rowan's Winning Season Ends, Record 33-15

SALISBURY, MD – Rowan couldn’t hold off a late-inning rally by #2 Salisbury as the Sea Gulls put up eight runs in the eighth inning to take the lead for good en route to a 17-12 win in the NCAA Baseball Super Regionals at Sea Gull Stadium. With the second win in the best-of-three series, Salisbury clinched its third consecutive trip to the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship, while Rowan fell in its second straight... Read more →

Rowan Makes the Final Eight

ASHLAND, VA -- And then there were eight. Eight teams remain in the 2023 Division III Softball Tournament and one of them is #20 Rowan who punched its ticket to the Championship Finals with a 5-3 win over #9 Randolph-Macon in the final game of the Ashland Super Regional on Saturday. The Profs move on to the NCAA Softball Championship Finals for the first time since 2018 season and sixth time in program history. Payton... Read more →

Philadelphia Crime Report: 63-Year-Old Woman Murdered Saturday ; Six Shootings Friday Night

Philadelphia, PA (May 27, 2023)(CNBNews)—The ongoing murders, stabbings, and shootings continue in Philadelphia, once known as the City of Brotherly Love. The most recent occurred Saturday evening, May 27, at 9:04, with three people shot in the 5200 unit block of Jefferson Street. According to Officer Tanya Little, Philadelphia Police Department Office of Public Affairs, a 20-year-old male was shot two times in the foot and was taken to Lankenau Hospital. He was listed in... Read more →

Memorial Day Ceremonies in South Jersey

Avalon Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 29th, 2023: 9 am - 10:30 am Avalon Memorial Day Parade May 29, 2023 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM The Avalon Lions, as an organization, will participate in the Avalon Memorial Day Parade. The club President, Eileen Donovan, will present a wreath at the services. The parade will step off at 32nd Street and Dune Drive and proceed north to Veterans Plaza where the ceremony will be held at... Read more →

Earl Henry Moore of Hollywood, Florida, formerly of Gloucester City NJ

August 5, 1989 - May 22, 2023 Hollywood, Florida – Formerly of Gloucester City. On May 22, 2023. Age 33. Cherished husband of Karenleen Jimenez. Adored father of Henry Joseph Moore and Xavier David Moore. Loving Son of Terry Moore and Joan Moore (nee Barron). Beloved brother of Dylan (Adrianne) Moore, Stephen (Katianne) Barron and Terence Moore. Devoted uncle of Taylor Moore, Courtney Moore, Dylan Moore, Jr., Stephen Barron, Jr. and Abigail Barron. Dear God... Read more →

Edward R. Boyle, age 95, of Gloucester City,

Gloucester City – Surrounded by his loving family, Eddie passed peacefully on May 23, 2023, at the age of 95. Born and raised in Gloucester City, NJ, Ed was a longtime resident of Atlantic City, NJ and Pembroke Park, FL. Cherished son of the late Edward A. and Wilhelmina Boyle. Predeceased by his sisters, Marie Boyle and Rita Chew. Survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews. Eddie... Read more →

Palou on leading Indy 500 field in No. 10 American Legion Honda:

‘It’s going to be extra special’ By Steven B. Brooks MAY 26, 2023 Two years ago, Helio Castroneves passed Alex Palou with two laps to go to win the Indianapolis 500 – making him one of just four four-time winners of the race. A year later, Palou qualified second for the same race and was leading before a penalty forced him to do a restart on lap 77, dropping him to 30th. He rebounded to... Read more →

Audubon Volunteer Firemen and Supporting Fire Depts. Keep Fast Moving Fire From Spreading

photos courtesy of The Audubon Fire Department AUDUBON, NJ (May 28, 2023)(CNBNews)--Quick action by Audubon firemen and supporting town fire departments kept a backyard fire on Friday from getting out of control. According to The NJPen, the fire of indeterminate origin ripped through sheds and fences on adjoining properties in Audubon on Friday afternoon, climbing up a utility pole to a pine tree, where it smoldered until fire companies from seven local communities put it... Read more →

New Jersey's 10 Most Endangered Historic Sites

  PNJ will host the 2023 Ten Most Endangered Historic Sites announcement on Sunday, June 4, 2023 from 9:00am - 11:00am at the historic Spermaceti Cove No. 2 Life Saving Station within the Gateway National Recreation Area - Sandy Hook. PNJ will be joined by the advocates for this year’s endangered historic places to support New Jersey’s threatened cultural and architectural heritage. The 10 Most Endangered Historic Places program spotlights irreplaceable historic, architectural, cultural, and... Read more →


Check out Bisnow's upcoming events in Philly Bisnow Philadelphia Summer Super Schmooze Thursday, June 15 | 5:30PM-8PM EDT Start your summer off right with your friends at Bisnow’s Summer Schmooze hosted by Post Brothers. Enjoy the views, music and drinks while networking with some of Philly's biggest CRE developers, investors and influencers! Register Here Philadelphia Life Science Update Wednesday, June 21 | 8AM-12PM EDT Join the top CRE professionals in the Philadelphia life sciences market... Read more →

Rowan Falls to Salisbury in First Game of NCAA Div III Baseball Super Regional

SALISBURY, MD – Rowan spotted #2 Salisbury an 8-0 lead, and despite rallying late, fell to the Sea Gulls, 10-6, in the first game of the NCAA Division III Baseball Salisbury Super Regional, held at the Sea Gull Baseball Stadium. The teams will meet again on Saturday at 11 a.m. with the Profs needing two wins tomorrow to avoid elimination, with a second game to take place 45 minutes after the conclusion, if necessary. .... Read more →

Rowan Softball Post 5-1 Victory in 1st Game of Div. III Super Regional

ASHLAND, VA -- #20 Rowan posted a 5-1 victory over #9 Randolph-Macon in the first game of the Division III Super Regional on Saturday behind the arm of Rylee Lutz and key hits from Payton MacNair and Cat Thomas. The Profs take the first game of the best-of-three series as the teams meet again tomorrow at 1 p.m. and an if necessary game soon after with a trip to the Division III Championship series in... Read more →

Maple Shade Resident Arrested on Carjacking Charges

Chief Christopher Fletcher announces that charges have been filed in an armed carjacking on Wednesday, May 24, 2023. Michael Disantis, a 20 year old male of the 400 unit block of 115 East Kings Highway, Maple Shade, N.J. is charged with Robbery, Theft of a motor vehicle, Aggravated Assault with a firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Shotgun and Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purposes. On Wednesday May 24, 2023 at 6:04PM the Maple Shade... Read more →