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

Seven NJ Fishing Captains Win Top Honors in International Angler's Choice Award

\ DOWN THE SHORE (MAY 26, 2024)(CNBNews)--FishingBooker, the world's largest platform connecting anglers with fishing guides, proudly announces the winners of the 2024 Angler’s Choice Award. The yearly award was first given in 2015 and is meant to recognize the exceptional service and dedication of captains who consistently deliver outstanding fishing experiences to their customers. From 7,910 captains on the platform, only 537, or 6.8% stood out for their excellence In New Jersey, seven captains received the award out of a total of 132 guides partnering with FishingBooker. That means that 5% of local guides are world-class captains. These captains... Read more →


Lower Township Road Closures and Detours for Escape the Cape Triathlon – June 2, 2024

LOWER TOWNSHIP NJ ---On June 2, 2024 the 11th Annual DeSatnick Real Estate Escape the Cape Triathlon will take place at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal in Lower Township, NJ. There will be 2 events taking place simultaneously. The ‘Sprint’ triathlon consisting of a .35 mile swim, 12 mile bike, and a 5K run. The ‘Olympic’ triathlon consists of a 1 mile swim, 23 mile bike, and a 5 mile run. All 2,000 athletes will begin the event by leaping off the Cape May-Lewes Ferry into the Delaware Bay and swimming to shore. For the cycling and running portions of... Read more →


Philadelphia Police Blotter: 7 Homicides in 7 Days

MAY 17, 2024 15th District, 73xx unit block of Melrose Street source Philadelphia Police Dept. on the highway (3:40 PM) A 45-year-old male was shot once in the left upper chest and once in the left upper back. He was transported to Frankford-Torresdale Hospital by the police and was placed in critical condition. The scene was secured, and no weapons were recovered. MAY 21, 2024 *Incident at Henry Avenue* At approximately 10:14 PM, officers from the 5th District were dispatched to the 7900 block of Henry Avenue in Roxborough following reports of gunfire. The altercation began when two males and... Read more →


Philip Puche Sentenced for Killing his Ex-Wife

Camden City, N.J.- A Cherry Hill man has been sentenced to New Jersey State Prison after a Camden County jury returned a guilty verdict in April for the March 2021 murder of his ex-wife, announced Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay. On April 3, 2024, Philip Puche, 76, was convicted of first-degree Murder, first-degree Robbery, second-degree Burglary, and third-degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose in connection to the murder of Nancy Kenny on March 15, 2021. The verdict was returned after a jury trial in Camden County Superior Court. On May 15, 2024, the court sentenced Puche... Read more →


Apply These Tips to Keep Your Car Cruising in 2024

unsplash.com Just as your body needs regular checkups, your car thrives on consistent servicing. In 2024, with technological advancements and growing eco-consciousness, keeping your car healthy goes beyond oil changes and tire rotations. Here are the top tips on how to keep your car running well, safely, and efficiently over the years to come. But, before we jump in, if you'd like to know more about radiator repairs please visit Natrad. Tech-Savvy Maintenance: Modern Diagnostics: This is the era when many of the modern car models are having sophisticated onboard diagnostic systems. Take advantage of such features to check the... Read more →


What Are the Essential Items for Your Parent's Move to an Old Age Home?

https://www.freepik.com/ The decision to move a parent to an old age home can be emotionally charged, and the packing process can feel overwhelming. Yet, by planning and packing thoughtfully, you can ensure your parent feels comfortable and has everything they need to adjust smoothly to their new environment. Here's a guide to essential items for your parent's bag, categorized for a stress-free packing experience. And, if you're interested in finding out more about aged home care services make sure you check out Let's Get Care. Basics for Living: Get a selection of comfy clothing suitable for the climate and activities... Read more →


WILL GLOUCESTER CITY ADVERTISE THOSE SUMMER JOBS THIS YEAR?

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Columnist GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 27, 2024): This is just a reminder that every year for the past several decades, the City of Gloucester City has hired several city "kids" for summer employment at minimum wage. Traditionally, "kids" meant boys, and minimum wage decades ago was in the $7.00 to $8.50 per hour range. CNBNews graphic file Last summer, 2023, the minimum wage had increased to $14.13 per hour. Kids still meant boys, but instead of the jobs going to those whose families could benefit from the jobs and salaries, everyone hired had a relative in... Read more →


How Can a Business Be Prepared for Unexpected Events?

Photo by Luca Bravo on Unsplash By definition, it’s not possible to expect the unexpected, but we can prepare for it. As a business owner, you already know that stakes are high - your company’s success has a direct impact not just in the world of business, but also for your employees, whose livelihood depends on your company’s survival. Therefore one of your key responsibilities is to future-proof your business so that it can cope with unforeseen events. Because we never know when a disaster might strike, it’s best to prepare for a range of eventualities in advance. A specialized... Read more →


The Role of Technology in Shaping the Online Casino Experience

The integration of technology into various aspects of our lives has revolutionized numerous industries, and the online casino sector is no exception. The rapid advancements in digital technology have created a dynamic and immersive environment for players, enhancing both accessibility and the overall gaming experience. This article explores the various ways in which technology has influenced online casinos, highlighting the innovations that have reshaped this form of entertainment. One can explore such innovative features on platforms like pinup-online-ca.com, which exemplify the technological advancements in the online casino industry. CNBNews graphic files High-Quality Graphics and Sound One of the most noticeable... Read more →


Local Residents Among University of Scranton Graduate Class

SCRANTON, PA (05/20/2024)-- Local residents were among the more than 465 graduates who earned master's and doctoral degrees at its graduate commencement ceremony on May 19 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre. Degrees were conferred to graduates who had completed their academic degree requirements in August and December of 2023, as well as January and May of 2024. At the ceremony, the University conferred doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) in accounting degrees, doctor of nursing practice degrees and doctor of physical therapy degrees, in addition to master's degrees in various disciplines. Graduates represented 26 states, including Arizona, California,... Read more →


WHO CAN AFFORD TO EAT OUT?

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews We all know that our dollar buys fewer groceries and less gas, but can you still afford to take your family out for an occasional dinner treat? Parking lots of restaurants are full so some people can afford to eat out, or maybe they are living on credit cards. Here is a list of restaurants and fast-food places which are now on the "too expensive for what you get" list. OPINION The following pizzerias all got the same comment, that being "find a mom-and-pop pizza." Domino's Pizza Hut Sbarro's (Additional comment - it takes a lot... Read more →


Cedar Crest College Celebrates Class of 2024 Graduates

ALLENTOWN, PA (05/20/2024)-- On Saturday, May 11, the PPL Center in Allentown filled with students, staff, faculty, and supporters to celebrate the accomplishments of Cedar Crest College's Class of 2024 at Commencement. Graduates and their loved ones gathered to mark this significant milestone, celebrating the knowledge, skills, and experiences gained during their time at Cedar Crest. The event highlighted the values of leadership, service, and community that are integral to the Cedar Crest spirit. Kristina Cagle from Pittsgrove, NJ, graduated with a degree in Psychology. Charlie McClain from Willingboro, NJ, graduated with a degree in Political Science. Isabel Sandone from... Read more →


Students Named to Deans List at Mount St. Mary's University

EMMITSBURG, MD (05/20/2024)-- Mount St. Mary's University is pleased to announce that 557 students earned Dean's List honors in the Spring 2024 semester. Students who maintain a 3.4 grade point average or higher are eligible for this honor. An additional 156 students were named to the President's List for earning a grade point average of 4.0. The Dean's List honorees include: Syanni Bagwell of Willingboro, NJ Cecelia Bell of Egg Hbr Twp, NJ Catherine Bishop of Mount Laurel, NJ William Borden of Gloucester, NJ Lorenzo DiVentura of Tabernacle, NJ Christopher Gasparon of Woolwich Twp, NJ Emily Hall of Mickleton, NJ... Read more →


New Jersey American Water Invests $4.7 Million in Burlington and Camden County Infrastructure

CAMDEN, N.J. – MAY 23, 2024 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately one and a half miles of aging water main in Hainesport and Haddonfield starting this month. The company will upgrade the aging water lines that were installed as far back as the 1900s with new 6- and 8-inch ductile iron main along the following streets: Hainesport Engleside Avenue entire length Haines Avenue entire length Maine Avenue from Engleside Avenue to Haines Avenue Northampton Avenue entire length Princess Avenue entire length Royal Avenue entire length Stokes Avenue entire length Haddonfield Ellis Street from Snowden Avenue to Lincoln... Read more →


As Summer Gets Underway, Celebrate Don’t Fry Day

Learn How to Be Sun Safe WASHINGTON – Friday, May 24, was the 16th annual “Don’t Fry Day” to encourage Americans to take a few simple steps to protect their skin and eye health while outdoors. Overexposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun can increase the risk of developing skin cancer and cataracts, so it is important to be aware of the strength of the sun’s UV rays and take simple steps to protect your skin and eyes while outdoors. “Remember to protect your skin and eyes from UV rays before you go outdoors,” said Joseph Goffman, Assistant Administrator for... Read more →


Deadly MV Accident in Lawnside, PA Man Charged

Lawnside, N.J.- A Pennsylvania man has been charged in connection to a fatal motor vehicle accident last week in Lawnside, announced Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Lawnside Police Captain William Plenty. On Monday, May 13, 2024, at approximately 9:36 p.m., the Lawnside Police Department was dispatched to the area of the White Horse Pike and Gloucester Avenue for a motor vehicle crash. One vehicle was driven by Anwar Parham, 29, of North Wales, PA. The second vehicle was occupied by the driver, Theresa Karbach, 69, of Cherry Hill, and a 69 year-old female passenger of Pine Hill. Both... Read more →


Tamir Phillips Receives 30-year Term for Fatally Shooting Willingboro Teen    

Bensalem Man Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a 24-year-old Bensalem, Pa., man was sentenced today to 30 years in state prison for fatally shooting a teenager at a Willingboro gas station during the summer of 2021. Tamir Phillips must serve all 30 years before becoming eligible for parole, according to the sentence handed down in Superior Court in Mount Holly by the Hon. Terrence R. Cook, P.J.Cr. A jury convicted Phillips in November on charges of Murder (First Degree), Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Second Degree) and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Second Degree).... Read more →


Cooper Cup Golf Outing swings $300,000 to drive SJ Health Care & Community Programs

(CAMDEN, NJ) – Two hundred golfers celebrated a day of philanthropy and sporting spirit at the 4th Annual Cooper Cup Golf Outing on May 15, 2024, channeling their passion for the game into raising nearly $300,000 for Cooper University Health Care. The sold-out event was held at Ramblewood Country Club in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, providing a platform for friendly competition among industry peers while championing the philanthropic initiatives of The Cooper Foundation. Golfers networked with sports broadcaster Ron Jaworski and vied for a chance to win a set of Callaway Paradym AI Smoke clubs donated by Chip Brewer, CEO... Read more →


Northern New Jersey Safe Kids and State Farm® Team Up

Keep Kids Safe on the Road Car seat checkup in Dover addresses a leading cause of death for children Parents and caregivers recently joined safety experts at Head Start Dover for a car seat checkup event hosted by Northern New Jersey Safe Kids and State Farm. Northern New Jersey Safe Kids/Safe Communities worked directly with families to educate them on the proper installation and use of their car seats. Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians from Vernon Township Police Department and Bloomfield Fire Department inspected and installed the seats. Randolph State Farm Agent Erin Misurelli and team also helped with checking... Read more →


Lebanon Valley College Celebrates 155th Commencement

ANNVILLE, PA (05/22/2024)-- More than 400 undergraduate and graduate students marked their academic success and achievements during Lebanon Valley College's 155th Commencement on Saturday, May 11. Local students include: Allison Bimmer of Maple Shade, (08052), received a bachelor of arts in criminal justice. Bimmer received the following honor(s): cum laude. Bimmer is a graduate of Maple Shade High School. Brittnie Breece of Riverton, (08077), received a bachelor of science in environmental science. Breece is a graduate of Palmyra High School. Daniel Gorenberg of Cherry Hill, (08003), received a doctor of physical therapy in physical therapy. Gorenberg is a graduate of... Read more →


Lower Township Police Captain Michael Majane Promoted

On May 20, 2024 Michael Majane was sworn-in as Captain of Police by Lower Township Mayor Frank Sippel. Captain Majane's mother Dolores and his daughter Aubrey held the bible while his wife Erin pinned his Captain badge. Captain Michael Majane started his police career in 2000 as a Class II Officer for the City of Wildwood. He was an employee of the Cape May County Sheriff’s Department for 6 months before becoming a Patrolman with the Lower Township Police Department in 2001. By 2003, Captain Majane became an instrumental part of the Cape May County Police Academy as an instructor... Read more →


Wilkes University Students Awarded Degrees

Commencement May 18 WILKES-BARRE, PA (05/22/2024)-- Wilkes University awarded over 700 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at its 77th spring commencement ceremonies on May 18. Graduate students received doctoral and master's degrees at 10 a.m., while undergraduates received bachelor's degrees at 3 p.m. Both ceremonies were held in the McHale Athletic Center in the Simms Center on Main, 169 South Main Street in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Julia Marino of Blackwood, NJ - BBA in Management Emmanuel Omeni of Bordentown, NJ - MSN in Nursing Madelyn Zavada of Burlington, NJ - BS in Bachelor of Science on the way to the Doctor... Read more →


Sweet Java Café to introduce cocktails in partnership with Mermaid Spirits

Coffee & Cocktails in Roxborough Sweet Java Café to introduce cocktails in partnership with Mermaid Spirits on May 28th Sweet Java Café, located in Roxborough at 7620 Ridge Avenue, will introduce cocktails to their lineup of beverages starting on May 28th. “We are so excited to be able to do cocktails for guest to enjoy all day,” said Sweet Java Café owner Victor Young. “There are so many options for what we wanted to do and working with a local distillery was important and we are thrilled to work with Mermaid Spirits on this.” The cocktails, made with Mermaid Spirits,... Read more →


Willingboro Man Killed in Drive-by Shooting

Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Willingboro Township Acting Public Safety Director Captain Ian Bucs announced that a 45-year-old Willingboro man was fatally shot on Wednesday, May 22, outside a Willingboro establishment. The shooting occurred around 9:15 p.m. at the Diamond Dogz social club, which is located in the first block of John F. Kennedy Way. The investigation revealed that numerous people were outside when a dark-colored vehicle appeared in the roadway and crept along while a gunman fired multiple rounds toward the crowd from the vehicle. Major Hamilton was struck in the chest and transported to Virtua Willingboro... Read more →


Open R.E.C. Night at the Bell Oaks Upper Elementary School

Bellmawr, N.J.- On May 31, 2024, please join the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and the Bellmawr Police Department for Open R.E.C. Night at the Bell Oaks Upper Elementary School gym from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Please come out and meet the officers of the Bellmawr Police Department and the detectives and staff of the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office. There will be games, activities, and refreshments! Together we can Recognize, Educate and Change (R.E.C.). Read more →


Philadelphia Police Officer Shoots and Kills Pit Bull that was Attacking Another Dog

Philadelphia Police Officer-Involved Shooting 3000 N. 16th Street PHILADELPHIA (May 25, 2024)--– A Philadelphia police officer shot and killed a pit bull on May 15, 2024, as the dog was attacking another dog. On that day, officers from the 39th District responded to a call about a dog attack around 12:06 p.m. Upon arrival, they saw a large pit bull attacking a smaller dog. To stop the attack, Officer #1, identified as Brian Keenan, fired his weapon multiple times, killing the pit bull. The smaller dog died from injuries sustained in the attack. There were no injuries to the officers.... Read more →


Major Infrastructure Work to Begin in Haddonfield

(Lindenwold, NJ) – On Tuesday, May 28, NJ American Water will begin replacing the sewer and water mains on Ellis Street in Haddonfield. This project is expected to take several months to complete as it will work in phases from Ellis Street to Marne Avenue. Work hours will run from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Next week, from Tuesday, May 28 to Friday, May 31 there will be a full road closure between Potter Street and Kings Highway East. “This is a major project that will disrupt the flow of traffic until the end of the summer,”... Read more →


Checking Out the History of the Place Gloucester City Was Named After

Before becoming Gloucester City proper, the area saw many changes of ownership. First, there were the Dutch in the 1620s, who created Fort Nassau for trading beaver pelts, followed by its incorporation into New Sweden. The Swedish owners moved the settlement across the river to forge Fort Casimir in 1651. In 1677, the English Quakers arrived on the river and erected the permanent settlement of Axwamus, reaching the size of a town by 1689. This is where Gloucester City would eventually stand as a chartered city. Now in Camden County, New Jersey, having been incorporated in 1868, it bears the... Read more →


Lugene (Gino) McCay of West Deptford

On May 13, 2024. Age 85. Of West Deptford. Formerly of Camden, NJ. Loving father of Sandy Brooks. Gino was born in Wagram, NC to the late Sam and Maggie McKay. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Gino worked many years as a security guard. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Friday afternoon, May 24, 2024 from 2 to 3 PM at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Funeral service and military honors 3 PM in the funeral home. Interment will be private. Condolences and Memories may... Read more →


12 Tips for Discovering the Right Slot for You


Finding the perfect reel machine can be a thrilling yet daunting experience, especially with the vast array of options available. Here are some tips that I've found useful in navigating the exciting world of gambling to find the right one for you. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned enthusiast, choosing the right machine can significantly enhance your enjoyment and increase your chances of a good time. 1. Know Your Preferences First things first, I know that knowing what you like is crucial. Are you drawn to certain themes, like ancient civilisations, fairy tales, or space adventures, which is my... Read more →


Rowan College of South Jersey To defend National Championship

Rowan college of South Jersey, in Deptford Twp the number one ranked team in the country and defending World Series champions, Hosted the region 19 Junior college baseball playoffs this past weekend. Entering the weekend as the number one ranked team in the country and the number one seed in the region, the Roadrunners were upset in the first round by number 4 seed Northampton junior college of Pennsylvania The Roadrunners were now forced to win three games over the weekend. The Double elimination tournament was to continue on Saturday, but the weather had different ideas. With a rainy Saturday... Read more →


Navigating the World of Payment Solutions for Digital Ordering Kiosks

In today's fast-paced digital era, digital ordering kiosks have become a common fixture in various sectors, particularly in the retail and hospitality industries. These kiosks streamline the ordering process, reduce wait times, and enhance customer experience. However, a critical aspect of their operation is the integration of efficient and secure payment solutions. Navigating the world of payment solutions for digital ordering kiosks involves understanding the different options available, ensuring security, and choosing the right solution that fits the specific needs of the business. Types of Payment Solutions 1. Credit and Debit Card Payments: Credit and debit card payments are the... Read more →


CNBNews April/May 2024 Cheers and Jeers

CNBNews photo credit JEER--Approximately two years ago, the driver of a heavy-duty truck lost control of the vehicle and landed on the sidewalk in front of the CEDAR GROVE Cemetery on Market Street. When we first inquired about the delay in fixing the walk, we were told they were waiting on the insurance. Twenty-four months is long enough; fix the problem now. CNBNews photo credit JEER--The City of Gloucester City has received almost a million dollars to revamp the Johnson Blvd Jogging Park. However, despite the funding, the only visible changes have been the installation of new asphalt and the... Read more →


Atlantic City's Opening of the Sea Ceremony

Just a reminder that Atlantic City’s Opening of the Sea Ceremony will be held on the Boardwalk in front of Resorts at 1PM. At 5PM Resorts will be hosting our 10th Annual Beach Ball Drop and Kelsey Grammer will be on site to start the countdown. Read more →


Jefferson Washington Township Nurse Honored by NBNA/South Jersey Chapter

Jefferson Washington Township Hospital ICU Nurse Renee Stephens, BSN, RN, CCRN, a resident of Glassboro, was recently honored with a Nurse Excellence Award by the South Jersey Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA). Stephens, who has been a nurse with us for 25 years, was celebrated with other award winners at a special ceremony held this month at the Woodcrest Country Club in Cherry Hill. The first Jefferson Health nurse in New Jersey to receive a COVID vaccine in December 2020 – Renee was honored for her commitment to nursing and to the communities we serve. She is... Read more →


Two Prominent Democrat Mayors Say Murphy Should Veto Public Records Bill

Gov. Murphy should veto public records bill, say mayors of N.J.’s two biggest cities by Sophie Nieto-Munoz, New Jersey Monitor May 22, 2024 The mayors of the state’s two largest cities are calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to veto a controversial bill sitting on his desk that would revamp the state’s public records law. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop, who are both running for the Democratic nomination for governor in 2025, criticized the bill as a step backward for government transparency and accountability. The measure would make numerous changes to the Open Public Records Act... Read more →


Legalizing Marijuana, a Good or Bad Idea ?

Changing tide of legalized marijuana too fast for some By Anthony Hennen | The Center Square CNBNews graphic files (The Center Square) — Though some politicians treat recreational marijuana in Pennsylvania as an inevitability, others remain skeptical. They warn that the social costs of drug use don’t disappear – and a legalized industry brings problems of its own. Still, elected officials consider reforms even if they oppose legalization. Rep. Paul Schemel, R-Waynesboro, has been an opponent of recreational use, but has proposed a bill to change marijuana possession from a misdemeanor to a summary offense. The idea is aligning law... Read more →


CNBNews Fishing Maryland: Your Opinion Needed

Proposed Regulations: Multiple Topics Open for Comment The following regulatory proposals have been printed in the Maryland Register: BLUEFIN TUNA, BILLFISH, SWORDFISH, AND SHARK - Recreational Reporting LOBSTER AND JONAH CRAB - Vessel Monitoring Systems OYSTERS - Amendment 1 to the 2019 Maryland Chesapeake Bay Oyster Management Plan OYSTERS - Container Rules SNAPPER GROUPER COMPLEX - Sheepshead Size Limit and Combined Catch Limit The department is seeking comments on the proposed regulations. Comments provide the department with additional information and perspectives. Please visit our Changes to Fishing Regulations page for information about what has been proposed and how to submit... Read more →


Mosquito Spraying Thursday in Camden County

(Lindenwold, NJ) – Early Thursday morning the Mosquito Control Commission will be in the community spraying and surveilling areas throughout Camden County. Commissioner Jeff Nash, liaison to the Camden County Mosquito Commission, talked about being cognizant of standing water. “It’s important for homeowners to check their yard and get rid any standing water to prevent mosquitos from spreading,” Nash said. “Be sure to check flowerpots and other plastic containers for standing water. Being proactive have major impact on the mosquito population and help the hardworking people at the Camden County Mosquito Control Commission in their efforts.” Camden County Mosquito Commission... Read more →


NJ Comptroller: State Police Knew Minority Motorists Received Adverse Treatment But Did Nothing

CNBNews contacted Kevin D. Walsh, the Acting State Comptroller in September 2023. We asked Mr. Walsh if some actions taken in 2023 and 2024 by the mayor, council, and the upper echelon of the police department were legal. The following month, the CNBNews Editor, William E. Cleary Sr., was cited for theft and trespassing at Cold Springs Elementary School. The two charges were never proven. Was it just a coincidence? Most likely. But we will never know. Related: JUSTICE FOR ALL, NOT JUST FOR SOME Posted by the New Jersey Comptroller on - 05/21/2024 TRENTON—Key policies and processes that were... Read more →


New Jersey Governor Murphy Allows Cities and Towns to Raise Property Taxes, Exceed CAP

(The Center Square) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a package of bills that will allow cities and towns to consider overrides of a local property tax cap to offset proposed funding cuts to some school districts. A key provision of the Democratic-led proposal would allow school districts to exceed the state’s 2% cap on property tax levy hikes by leveraging portions unused in previous budget cycles. It would also create a Stabilized School Budget Aid Grant Program under the state Department of Education to provide grants equal to 45% of a school district’s state school aid reduction... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: Windy Wilson, Himself

BY Slim Randles Here he came, Windy Wilson himself. Marched right up to the official round table of the World Dilemma Think Tank at the Mule Barn coffee shop. Windy whipped off his beat-up old Stetson, grinned and bowed to us there as is fitting to the membership of the Supreme Court of Dang Near Everything. “May I kindly join you, compadres?” Windy said. Steve pointed to several empty chairs and Windy homesteaded on one in particular. He seated himself as though he were surrounded by servants and looked … regal. That ain’t easy for an over-the-hill cowboy camp cook,... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: Red Lobster Explains Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Dear Guests, You may be aware that Red Lobster filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. We’d like to take a moment to explain what this means for our company, and for you, our valued guests. For more than five decades Red Lobster has been a part of your family’s life. We’ve been there for your celebrations, big and small. We may be the place that you first discovered your love of seafood. Or where you met the love of your life on a first date. Birthdays, graduations, anniversaries and yes, weddings. We’ve been here for them all. And Red Lobster... Read more →


Investigation Into Double Shootings in Camden City Continues

Camden City NJ - Detectives are investigating two separate fatal shootings that killed two men in Camden City last Friday, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. On May 17, 2024, at approximately 12:34 p.m., officers from the Camden County Police Department responded to a ShotSpotter activation for gunfire in the area of the 800 block of Princeton Avenue in Camden. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim, identified as 24-year-old Marcus Corbitt of Camden, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported by a patrol vehicle to Cooper University Hospital, where... Read more →


FIRE AT HOLT MARINE TERMINAL, Gloucester City; Due to the Fire, Residents Asked to Curb Water Usage

URGENT URGENT ALERT: LIMITED WATER RESOURCES LAST UPDATED: MAY 21, 2024 - 12:07PM URGENT NOTICE: Attention all residents: The Gloucester City Department of Utilities requires that you limit water usage for the next few hours due to the fire at the Holt location, which is depleting our water resources. Your cooperation is crucial. Thank you for your understanding. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 21, 2024)(CNBNews)--There was a fire at the Gloucester Marine Terminals on King and Essex Streets at around 10 AM today. One of the huge cranes caught fire, causing thick smoke that severely limited visibility. As far as we... Read more →


Police Remove Multiple Vehicles and a Body From Cooper River

Pennsauken, N.J. - Detectives are investigating after human remains and multiple motor vehicles were located in the Cooper River in Pennsauken, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Pennsauken Police Chief Phil Olivo. On Thursday, May 16, 2024, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Pennsauken Police Department removed three motor vehicles that were submerged in the Cooper River along North Park Drive to the south of Kaighn Avenue in Pennsauken. Detectives located human remains inside the driver-side area of one of the vehicles. The identity of the individual is pending DNA testing. The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Pennsauken... Read more →


James Joseph "Jimmy" Steiner, 73, of Lakehurst and Toms River

Mount Laurel, NJ – Formerly of Lakehurst and Toms River, NJ. On May 11, 2024, Age 73. Predeceased by his beloved parents, Charles Steiner and Margaret Steiner (nee Kilpatrick). Cherished brother of Charles (Liisa) Steiner and Jeanne (Gregory Gondecki) Steiner. Beloved uncle of Charles (Miriam) Steiner, Jr., Cheryl Steiner, Renee Steiner, Brian (Heather) Winter and Kevin Winter. Survived by many devoted great-nieces and great-nephews. Survived by his devoted and loving caregiver, Diane Waverly Haines for 28 years and good friend and roommate, Mitchell. J Jimmy was born in Toms River and raised in Lakehurst. He has been a resident of... Read more →