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September 10, 2019

Man Indicted for Attempted Sexual Assault in Wooded Area in Mt. Laurel    

Gloucestercitynews.net--Mt.Laurel, NJ--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 53-year-old Philadelphia man has been indicted for grabbing a woman who was walking along a Mount Laurel roadway last spring and attempting to sexually assault her after dragging her into a nearby wooded area. Donald Cramer Jr. was indicted on two counts of Attempted Aggravated Sexual Assault (First Degree), two counts of Kidnapping (First Degree), Robbery (First Degree), Attempted Sexual Assault (Second Degree), Aggravated Assault (Third Degree), Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Third... Read more →


John T. Howey, Sr., of Gloucester City; Vietnam War Army Vet; Volunteer Fireman

Gloucester City - On August 30, 2019, of Gloucester City, NJ, age 72 yrs. John was the beloved husband of the late Catherine Howey (nee Moss), dear father of John T. Jr., Scott, and Jeffrey Howey. He is also survived by his cherished cat Autumn, and many loving nieces, nephews, and grand nieces and nephews. Mr. Howey was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He also served his community as a volunteer fireman for many years, along with participation in the Gloucester City Little... Read more →


Ruth J. Birney, of Gloucester City; Life Member of VFW Post 3620 Ladies Aux.; GHS Alumnus

Gloucester City - On September 9, 2019, (nee Cunningham) of Gloucester City, NJ, age 89. She was the devoted wife for 63 year to the late John W. Birney, Sr., loving mother of John, Jr. (Sue), Ruth Boulden (Kevin), Robert (Barbara) and Donna Birney (Larry). She is also survived by 9 dear grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild and was preceded in death by her brother Walter Cunningham and her sister Marie Leafey. Ruth graduated from Gloucester City High School, Class of 1947... Read more →


FBI Alert: BUSINESS EMAIL COMPROMISE: THE $26 BILLION SCAM

Gloucestercitynews.net--This Public Service Announcement is an update and companion piece to Business Email Compromise PSA 1-071218-PSA posted on www.ic3.gov. This PSA includes new Internet Crime Complaint Center complaint information and updated statistics from October 2013 to July 2019. DEFINITION Business Email Compromise/Email Account Compromise (BEC/EAC) is a sophisticated scam that targets both businesses and individuals who perform legitimate transfer-of-funds requests. The scam is frequently carried out when a subject compromises legitimate business or personal email accounts through social engineering or computer intrusion to conduct unauthorized... Read more →


U. S. Senate Candidate Hirsh Singh condemns calls for Jihad in NJ

Gloucestercitynews.net--Linwood, NJ (September 10)--— Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Hirsh Singh was joined by leaders of prominent Indian-American organizations and local Republican candidates from central New Jersey to denounce the hate-filled statements by Edison Democrat Planning Board Member and Chairman of the American Muslim Council Sam Khan. “Sam Khan’s remarks at a recent American Muslim Council meeting calling for ‘jihad’ to force ‘white people’ to achieve political results have no place in civil discourse,” Singh said. Singh’s comments at his recent press conference in Middlesex County... Read more →


Civil Service Commission to Host Public Employment Job Fair

Gloucestercitynews.net--Trenton,NJ--As part of its commitment to ensuring a diverse civil service workforce, the New Jersey Civil Service Commission (CSC) will host a series of public employment job fairs throughout the State starting this Fall. All New Jersey residents are encouraged to attend these free events, which will be held in locations in North, Central, and South Jersey. This will be an ideal opportunity to meet with state recruiters to discuss employment opportunities with public government entities and attend career workshops. Please share this information with... Read more →


San Francisco Board of Supervisors Declares NRA a “Domestic Terrorist Organization”

NRA-ILA Gloucestercitynews.net--SAN FRANCISCO--On September 3, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution, “declaring that the National Rifle Association is a domestic terrorist organization and urging other cities, states, and the federal government to do the same.”The resolution was sponsored by District 2 Supervisor Catherine Stefani, who is described on the city’s website as a former prosecutor and “a leader and spokesperson for Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.” According to the document, NRA “musters its considerable wealth and organizational strength... Read more →


Greg Robinson, of Runnemede, formerly of Gloucester City

Gregory W. Robinson, on September 8, 2019, of Runnemede, raised in Gloucester City. Age 80. Beloved father of Christopher Robinson (Melissa). Former husband of Patricia Robinson (nee Mohring). Step grandfather of Jimmy, Julia and Caroline. Dear brother of Ronald Robinson and step brother of the late Martin Kelly. Mr. Robinson proudly served in the U.S. Army. There will be a visitation from 6 to 7:30pm Wednesday eve, September 25, 2019, at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial Service 7:30pm at the funeral home. Interment private. Family... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Church Trashed After Drag Queen Hour Protest

September 10, 2019 Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on church vandalism following a protest of a Drag Queen Story Hour in Chula Vista, California, outside of San Diego: Last week, when the leader of the South Bay Pentecostal Church in Chula Vista, California learned that the city was sponsoring a Drag Queen Story Time event at the local public library, he protested. Pastor Amado Huizar and his congregation found it inappropriate to use taxpayers' dollars to fund a Drag... Read more →


NJPP: New Jersey Teachers Make Less Than Similarly Educated Workers

Gloucestercitynews.net--TRENTON, NJ (September 9, 2019) – New Jersey teachers make substantially less than similarly educated workers, Gloucester City News blog files even when accounting for pensions and health benefits, according to a new report by New Jersey Policy Perspective (NJPP). Further, salaries tend to be lower in less affluent school districts, making it difficult for them to attract and maintain highly-qualified teachers. “This report paints a troubling picture for the state: if you’re a college graduate and decide to become a teacher in New Jersey,... Read more →


Meet Brian Duffy - Real Men Wear Pink 2019 Representative

Brian Duffy, Jefferson Health New Jersey’s Director of Rehabilitation and 12-year employee, is one of South Jersey leaders representing this year’s American Cancer Society’s Real Men Wear Pink breast cancer awareness campaign. Learn more about Brian and what inspired him to get involved: What is your role as Director of Rehabilitation? I oversee operations, hiring, scheduling, performance reviews, policy and procedures, survey readiness, and other duties as assigned. In addition to sitting on multiple committees, I am chair of Kennedy Fitness: A Jefferson Health Affiliate,... Read more →


Save the Date: Jefferson Health in New Jersey Hosts Weight-Loss Surgery Fashion Show at Cherry Hill Mall on Saturday, September 21st

Prepare to be amazed at Jefferson Health New Jersey’s Weight-Loss Surgery Fall Fashion Show, featuring bariatric success stories, at the Cherry Hill Mall (Grand Court between the Macy’s and Nordstrom wings) on Saturday, September, 21, from 1 – 3 p.m. This celebratory event will feature 19 female and male weight-loss surgery patients who’ve lost a combined total of more than 2,000 pounds since their procedures with one of Jefferson’s New Jersey-based bariatric surgeons: Dr. Marc Neff, Dr. Louis Balsama, Dr. Adeshola Fakulujo, or Dr. Adam... Read more →


CNBNews Archives July 2013:

Gloucester City School Board Appoints New Basketball Coach; Some People Not Happy with the Selection Process

Gloucestercitynews.net--GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (July 29, 2013)--The Gloucester City Board of Education, at the July 23 meeting, named Liam James as the new coach for the boys’ high school basketball team for the upcoming season. James will replace Kevin Hagan. Salary for the position is approximately $5,000. According to our sources there were five other candidates who applied for the position: Adam Carpenter, Josh Cassidy, Robert Chew, Richard Maunz, and Chuck Thomson. The interview committee consisted of High School Principal Jack Don, Athletic Director Leon Harris,... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on College Students from NJ

Faith Duffy named a 2018-19 Academic Achievement Award winner by D2 Athletic Directors Association BLOOMSBURG, PA (09/09/2019)-- Bloomsburg University student-athlete Faith Duffy from Cherry Hill was recognized by the Division II Athletic Directors Association (D2 ADA) for outstanding work in the classroom by being named one of the recipients of the 2018-19 Academic Achievement Award. Overall, 61 BU student-athletes were honored for having at least a 3.5 grade point average, attending a minimum of two years (four semesters) of college level work, and being an... Read more →


Great Schools: Education rebel with a cause

Until recently, local school boards were run mostly by political players. This Oakland dad represents a new breed of parents who are taking power into their own hands. by: Leslie Crawford | GreatSchools.org Gloucestercitynews.net--OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA--Reginald Mosley tried giving the school the benefit of the doubt. Two years ago, the single father of six had moved from Tennessee and enrolled three of his children, ages 5, 6, and 7, in Sankofa Academy in Oakland, California. He and his children liked the community of parents and kids.... Read more →


Gloucester City Businesses and Accessibility

Gloucestercitynews.net (September 10,2019)--Businesses in Gloucester City and the surrounding areas in New Jersey and Philadelphia need to increase their awareness of disability laws and accessibility if they are going to succeed. More businesses are now becoming certified in New Jersey to cater to disabled people and those with special requirements. In the area itself, the Philadephia Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities has been created to help make the city more inclusive for people physically limited by disabilities. Read on to find out what your... Read more →


Cooper Norcross Run Benefits Larc School

source The Larc School Gloucestercitynews.net--CAMDEN CITY, NJ--All proceeds from the Cooper Norcross Run the Bridge Event benefit the children of Larc School. Larc School provides services to hundreds of individuals with severe disabilities throughout South Jersey– at no cost to the families. This 10K begins at the base of the Ben Franklin Bridge on the New Jersey side, crosses the bridge, doubles back, takes you through the waterfront area and finishes at Rutgers University – Camden. A two-mile bridge walk immediately follows the start of... Read more →


Philadelphia Bar Association Forum to Dissect Role of Racial, Societal, Legal Issues in the Courts

Chancellor’s Forum Inspired by Ava DuVernay’s Emmy-nominated Netflix series, “When They See Us: The Case of the ‘Central Park Five" Gloucestercitynews.net--PHILADELPHIA, PA – In 1989, five Black and Brown teenagers were accused of a horrific crime that shocked the nation. The brutal rape of the white “Central Park Jogger” was front-page news. The upcoming, Monday, September 16th Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor’s Forum is inspired by the Emmy-nominated When They See Us: The Case of the Central Park Five and will dissect the racial, societal and... Read more →


September is National Preparedness Month: Plan for the Pet

Gloucestercitynews.net--September is National Preparedness Month, and as the country slowly recovers from Hurricane Dorian’s devastating path of destruction, it is a perfect time to put an emergency plan in place for the whole family, which means pets, too. From power outages and tornadoes to fires and floods, BluePearl wants to ensure that all pet owners are equipped with the information and tools to keep their pet safe when disaster strikes. Build a Disaster Pet Kit During an emergency, aim to keep your pet safe, happy,... Read more →


Important Considerations Before Buying A Vacation Home

Gloucestercitynews.net (September 10,2019)--It’s possible you’re someone who has been dreaming of the day when you can buy a vacation home for you and your family. Although it sounds good now, there are certain aspects you’ll want to consider before moving forward with your decision. Take time to review a list of important points prior to you buying and investing in a vacation home. You want to make sure that you’re in the best position possible for making this type of purchase so you don’t have... Read more →


Media Fails to Note 6 Murder Suspects are Illegal Immigrants, MS-13 Gangbangers

September 05, 2019 | Judicial Watch The mainstream media conveniently manipulates the flow of information to keep with its liberal agenda and this week we have yet another example; widespread coverage involving the gruesome murder of a young Maryland man omits that most of the suspects are illegal immigrants affiliated with a violent criminal gang. The 21-year-old victim’s body was found at the end of July in Towson, a community of about 55,000 located roughly 11 miles north of Baltimore City. Police said the victim,... Read more →


How to make your home cozy ready for the fall

Gloucestercitynews.net (September 10,2019)--Fall is fast approaching, and while many people love the vivid colors it brings, they may resent the gradual inclination to stay indoors. The fall season can, however, be one of comfort and coziness if you allow it. Evenings by the fire and long walks in the woods can help you to make the most of this season. So, if you’re looking to make your home into the ultimate fall-time resort, here are a few tips and tricks. Have a clear-out Sometimes, it’s... Read more →


Suicide : One Person Dies Every 40 Seconds

Progress in suicide prevention activities in some countries, but much more is needed Gloucestercitynews.net--Newswise — The number of countries with national suicide prevention strategies has increased in the five years since the publication of WHO’s first global report on suicide, said the World Health Organization in the lead-up to World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September. But the total number of countries with strategies, at just 38, is still far too few and governments need to commit to establishing them. “Despite progress, one person still... Read more →


School is now in session! SLOW DOWN! Watch for children.

Gloucestercitynews.net--MAPLE SHADE, NJ--The new school year is here! The Maple Shade Police Department reminds everyone to SLOW DOWN and BE ALERT for the young students walking to school. And for the parents driving their children to school, make sure that they are properly and safely restrained in the car. Child Passenger Safety Week is coming up on September 15-21, more information is available here and here Also, when dropping off or picking up your child at school, remember that the schools in Maple Shade are... Read more →