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February 19, 2019

**Winter Weather Congestion Alert**

NJDOT advising motorists to plan ahead for Wednesday’s storm Consider curtailing travel tomorrow if possible (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today issued a Winter Weather Congestion Alert and are implementing the Department’s Business Day Protocol for Wednesday, February 20, based on the forecast for expected snow... Read more →


Evan W. Taylor, Age 75, formerly of Gloucester City; GHS Class of 1962; Funeral Services Private

UPDATED Evan William Taylor III GHS ALUMNUS Class of '62 GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)(February 19, 2019)--Evan William Taylor III, a former resident of Gloucester City passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019. He was 75. Sgt. Evan William Taylor III A graduate of Gloucester City High School, Class of 1962,... Read more →


Gloucester Township Job Opportunities

TOWNSHIP OF GLOUCESTER POLICE DEPARTMENT SPECIAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER (PART-TIME) - CLASS I GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS PREFERRED PART TIME HOURS VARY BETWEEN DAY, NIGHT, WEEKENDS, AND HOLIDAYS $13.37 PER HOUR Under direction of a supervisor, Special Officers will perform varied types of traffic and security details; other related duties as... Read more →


PART 5: Early History of The City of Gloucester City: Bill Thompson, The Duke of Gloucester

William J. Thompson GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--(Originally published 1964)--(CNBNewsnet)--William J. Thompson (aka The Duke of Gloucester) was born in County Derry, Ireland, October 15, 1848. His father was Patrick Thompson. Fourteen generations of the family were born in the same house. William J. was 13 years of age when he emigrated... Read more →


NJ Department of Health Reports Second Pediatric Flu Death

TRENTON, NJ (February 19, 2019)--A second New Jersey child has died from influenza complications this season, Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal announced today. The New Jersey Department of Health confirmed on Friday that flu was a contributing factor in the death of a North Jersey toddler. The child died earlier... Read more →


New Jersey News Commons: NJ JOINS LAWSUIT CHALLENGING NATIONAL EMERGENCY

State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced Monday that New Jersey will join 15 other states in a California-led lawsuit challenging the state of national emergency declared by President Donald Trump. The lawsuit was filed Monday night. Protesters held Presidents' Day rallies statewide on Monday, from Newark to Princeton to Red... Read more →


Authorities Identify Victim in Willingboro Fatal Shooting

CNBNews graphics file WILLINGBORO TOWNSHIP, NJ (FEBRUARY 19,2019)(CNBNEWSNET)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Willingboro Township Public Safety Director Gregory Rucker today released the name of the victim who was fatally shot early yesterday morning. Davell Williamson, 21, of Willingboro, was fatally struck by gunfire just before 1 a.m. while sitting... Read more →


President of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Issues Statement on Theodore McCarrick

in Response to Judgement by the Holy See WASHINGTON D.C. (February 16, 2019)--— Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has issued the following statement upon the decision of the Holy See announced today regarding Theodore McCarrick. Cardinal DiNardo’s Full... Read more →


Robert C. Hunter Sr. of Mt. Ephraim formerly of Gloucester City; Owner of Father & Son Roofing

On February 12, 2019, of Mt. Ephraim, formerly of Gloucester City, NJ, age 71. He was CNBNews graphics file the beloved husband of the late Diane M. (nee West), loving father of William, Robert and the late Shawn Hunter, dear brother of William, John and Milton Hunter, Kathy Bruccolier, Wayne... Read more →


Obituary: Felix "Pete" C. Bochanski of Mount Ephraim, age 96

On February 8, 2019, of Mt. Ephraim, NJ, age 96. He was the beloved husband of the CNBNews graphics file late Helen L. (nee Krammes). He is survived by his dear sister-in-law Joann Barnett and dear friends Grace Dubiel, John W. Stein, and Bruce DiClemente. Pete was a Navy Veteran... Read more →


Philadelphia Archdiocesan High Schools and Elementary Schools to be Closed Wednesday

CNBNews graphics file PHILADELPHIA, PA (FEBRUARY 19, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--Due to projected inclement weather throughout the day, Archdiocesan high schools and parochial elementary schools in the City of Philadelphia will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, February 20, 2019. Archdiocesan high schools and parochial elementary schools in the suburban counties normally follow the decision... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: 2019 Fishing Guide and fishing rulers now available

DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife DOVER (Feb. 18, 2019) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife 2019 Delaware Fishing Guide and fishing rulers for measuring catches are now available, along with 2019 fishing licenses, at licensing agents statewide and at the licensing desk in DNREC’s Dover office at 89... Read more →


$6 Million Given to Delaware River Restoration and Conservation Program

Delaware River at Freedom Pier, Gloucester City NJ (CNBNews file photo 2018) Fiscal Year 2019 Appropriations Budget Increases Funding by $1 Million for NY, NJ, PA, and DE TRENTON, NJ – On February 15th, the Delaware River Basin Restoration Program (DRBRP) received $6 million in funding as part of the... Read more →


Murphy Puts Focus on Historic Preservation Tax Credit as Part of Incentives Reform Package

PATERSON, NJ (February 2019) – On a street lined with former silk mills, only blocks away from the Great Falls of Paterson, Governor Phil Murphy detailed a new historic preservation tax credit program as part of his vision for incentives reform. The Historic Preservation Tax Credit will serve to revitalize... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Spring 2019 Trout Stocking and Opening for Downstate Ponds

Ponds will be closed to all fishing for 14 days prior to opening day, Saturday, March 2 DOVER (February 2019) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has announced that Delaware’s spring 2019 downstate trout season will begin Saturday, March 2 with the opening of two downstate ponds stocked with... Read more →


CNB PET NEWS: Cat & Dog CPR

1 Check for breathing and a heartbeat… Check to see if the pet is breathing and check for a heartbeat. If you do not see your pet’s chest moving and cannot find a heartbeat, begin CPR with chest compressions. 2 Give chest compressions… Place your hands on your pet as... Read more →


Keith Urban at the Hard Rock Cafe, Atlantic City

**JUST ANNOUNCED** Keith Urban photo courtesy of JOHN SHEARER/WIREIMAGE) Saturday, August 17 at 8 p.m. Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena **On Sale Friday, February 22 at 10 a.m.** 2019 ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP 2/19 – 2/21 - Orny Adams - Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club 2/22 & 2/23 – Joan Jett &... Read more →


How to Help Your Best Friend Organize a Great Wedding in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA PA (February 19, 2019)--Being asked to be someone’s Maid of Honor is a big deal! To help your best friend have the ultimate wedding, you will want to follow this guide. Help Her Research One of the key responsibilities you will have as Maid of Honor is to help... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing PA: Waterfowl Migration Update

ADVISORY: Please note that these numbers are estimates and subject to rapid and dramatic change. Major weather events including snow and freezing temperatures can quickly impact the number of birds that can be found at Middle Creek. The best times to see Snow Geese on the lake are sunrise (before... Read more →


Gloucester City's Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Celebration, set for Sunday, March 3rd

Thousands attended last year's Irish Parade. It was cold, brisk sunny day. Special guests included NJ Governor Phil Murphy and the Deputy Consul General, Shane Cahill. In the line of march were string bands, bagpipes, Irish dancers, Irish music, community groups and floats. The parade begins at Martin’s Lake at... Read more →