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April 2021

CNB Fishing Maryland: Striped Bass Season Begins, Saturday, May 1

Maryland Fishing Report by Keith Lockwood, fisheries biologist Maryland Department of Natural Resources Sulley and Oli Francis went fishing with their dad at Loch Raven Reservoir recently and each caught their largest largemouth bass to date – pictured is Sulley with his catch. Photo by Steve Francis This promises to be an exciting week for... Read more →


*Don’t Forget Jim E. ferry Sr. Golf Outing; Proceeds Benefit K9 Unit

The annual Jim E. Ferry Sr., Foundation Golf Outing will be held on June 7 at the Westwood Golf Club in Woodbury. Proceeds from the event will go to the Gloucester City Police K-9 unit. Click the image below to read the details. Read more →


New Jersey Small Business Disappointed by Slow Reopening Plan 

April 29, 2021, TRENTON - New Jersey still does not have a plan to reopen. Meanwhile, yesterday Governor Cuomo announced people can get served at bars in New York City beginning Monday and that outdoor and indoor dining curfews for bars and restaurants in the city will both be lifted by the end of May.... Read more →


NJ Politics: Polistina, Guardian & Swift Challenge Opponents...

...to Demand Murphy Gives up Emergency Powers Second Legislative District GOP challengers say Democrats begging for scraps from Gov. Murphy is not the bold leadership that Atlantic County deserves Northfield, April 30, 2021 – Republicans Vince Polistina, Don Guardian and Claire Swift today challenged their Democratic counterparts in the 2nd Legislative District to stop “begging... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Police Officer Matt North Suffers Fatal Heart Attack

AFTER Confronting Armed Felon Police Officer Matt North, Bernice Police Department, Oklahoma End of Watch Saturday, March 20, 2021 Police Officer Matt North suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after confronting an armed felon while conducting a probation check of a convicted felon with the 13th Judicial District Attorney’s Office Drug and Violent Crimes Task... Read more →


Gloucester Township Solicitor Licensing & Peddler Registration

REQUIRED For Door To Door Sales Are people coming to your door, selling solar panels or offering to replace the siding on your home? Each door-to-door sales person(s) MUST have a Gloucester Township, New Jersey Identification Card issued to them before soliciting. If they don't, or claim their supervisor has one, then please DO NOT... Read more →


Letter to the Editor: Stops Signs Popped Up Overnight Without A Warning

There are four stop signs, one after the other on Cold Springs Drive heading south. The arrow points to one in the distance. They appeared without any notice from the police or the school district at the beginning of April. (photo credit CNBNews) I live on the unit block of East Thompson Avenue, and since... Read more →


Salaries Listed for the 312 Employees of the Gloucester City Public School System

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews The Gloucester High School athletic field is near completion. The cost of the field was $1.3 million to install. (CNBNews photo credit) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ(April 30, 2021)(CNBNews)--Have you ever wondered how many Gloucester City Board of Education employees were working for you, the taxpayer of Gloucester City? Would you... Read more →


City of Gloucester Employs 186 Employees; the 2018 Cost for Salaries $12.9M

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Gloucester City Municipal Building (photo by Steve Skipton) published Gloucestercitynews.net February 2010 GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ(April 30, 2021)(CNBNews)--Have you ever wondered how many full-time employees work for the City of Gloucester City? Would you like to know the salary for each of those employees? Fortunately, the website https://govsalaries.com/ provides that... Read more →


May 8 Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to Depart Connecticut for Training

NEW LONDON, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is scheduled to depart New London to begin summer training for more than 130 U.S. Coast Guard Academy cadets on Saturday, May 8. At 295 feet in length, the Eagle, known as “America’s Tall Ship,” is the largest tall ship flying the stars and stripes... Read more →


TRAVEL ALERT: I-295 northbound right lane closed today and Saturday in Bellmawr

Daytime closures necessary to continue excavation work (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the right lane on I-295 northbound will be closed today and Saturday during the day to continue work on the retaining wall investigation in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 9 a.m. today, Friday, April 30 until 4... Read more →


Gloria Gaydos (nee Piffath), 95, of Pitman,

Gloria Gaydos (nee Piffath), 95, of Pitman, formerly of Pennington, passed away February 24, 2021at Inspira Health in Mullica Hill, NJ. Born in Trenton, she graduated from Hamilton High School and received a B.A. in Education from the College of New Jersey. Gloria taught business education at Princeton High School and later was a home... Read more →


5 Ways to Build your Brand on YouTube

Are you the one who’s always been concerned about your business promotion on YouTube? Are you still finding the perfect strategy that will give you recognition amongst thousands of other brands online? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, you have reached the right place. This article is meant to solve all... Read more →


EPA Extends Public Comment on Lower Passaic River Study Area

Period on Proposed Plan for Interim Action to Clean Up Contaminated Sediment in the Passaic River, New Jersey NEW YORK (April 28, 2021) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has extended the public comment period for its proposed plan to address contaminated sediment in the upper nine miles of the Lower Passaic River Study... Read more →


Winslow Township Middle School A 2021 Green Ribbon School Award Honorees

U.S. Secretary of Education Names Winslow Township Middle School 2021 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, NJ (April 28, 2021)--The U.S. Department of Education has announced that Winslow Township Middle School is among the 2021 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award honorees. The U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools... Read more →


Attention AC Electric Customers! New Energy Efficiency Programs Approved

A new suite of energy efficiency programs will provide customers with the tools needed to take control of their energy usage and save money. MAYS LANDING, N.J. (April 27, 2021) – Atlantic City Electric has received approval from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to implement a suite of energy efficiency programs that... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Biden Forgot to Mention the Words Religion or Religious

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented on President Biden’s speech Wednesday night: In his address to the Congress, President Biden spoke to many of his constituents, mostly in the way of promising an expansion of existing government programs or starting new ones. He did not address the concerns of religious... Read more →


Rutgers University Recognizes Advance Diversity and Inclusion in Workplace

Recognizing that change starts at the executive level, Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway has signed on as one of nearly 2,000 leaders who have collectively committed to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace through CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion. The central aim is to take measurable action to cultivate a workplace where diverse perspectives... Read more →


Large Scale Racketeering Drug Network Arrested in Atlantic County

MAYS LANDING— An Atlantic County Grand Jury has handed up an indictment against 30 defendants who were part of a Racketeer Influenced & Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act, large-scale drug distribution organization where $2.6 million in cash has been seized and three of the men named in the indictment are also charged in connection to the... Read more →


McCaffrey Drives in Winning Runs in 9th as #11 Rowan Baseball Holds Off Stockton, 8-6

GALLOWAY, NJ - Trip McCaffrey drove in the game-winning runs in the top of the ninth inning as #11 Rowan (16-3; 14-1 NJAC) held off Stockton's comeback and scored an 8-6 victory in NJAC baseball action. McCaffrey's single brought home Ryan McIsaac and Ryan Murphy as the Profs won their seventh game in a row.... Read more →


Cooper Expands Hours at Neighborhood COVID-19 Vaccination and Education Center

Cooper University Health Care (EAST CAMDEN, NJ)(April 29, 2021) -- Cooper University Health Care is expanding the hours at the COVID-19 Vaccination and Education Center at the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center in East Camden. COVID-19 vaccinations at the site are available Mondays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesdays from 2... Read more →


Traffic Alert: I-295 northbound right lane closure in Bellmawr Continues Friday

I-295 northbound right lane closure canceled today in Bellmawr (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the right lane on I-295 northbound that was scheduled to be closed today has been postponed and the lane is open. A daytime closure will be necessary tomorrow as planned to continue work on the... Read more →


How to Keep Yourself COVID-Safe After Vaccination

CurexLab, a provider of approved COVID-19 PPE and lab supplies, offers tips on how to stay safe after vaccination NEW YORK, New York – (April 28, 2021) – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there have been over 212 million COVID vaccinations administered around the country. As millions of people get... Read more →


FEMA Announces Federal Disaster Assistance for New Jersey

WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of New Jersey to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe winter storms and snowstorms from Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, 2021. Federal funding is available to state and eligible local governments and certain private... Read more →


World Naked Gardening Day, May 1

Where can naturists and nudists bare it all outdoors while they tend to their carrots — without getting snagged by thorny legal issues? To mark World Naked Gardening Day on May 1, LawnStarter exposes 2021’s Best Cities for Naked Gardening. We compared the 100 biggest U.S. cities across nine key metrics. Among the factors, we... Read more →


Video: Senator Tim Scott Delivers Republican's Response to President Biden's Speech

+++++ Click Link to video of President Biden's full speech Joe Biden is closing in on the first 100 days of his presidency, having far exceeded some goals – he smashed his vaccination target – and having fallen short of others, such as his pledge to dramatically raise the refugee cap. Read more here: https://www.politico.com/live-news-up... Read more →


Rep. Norcross Praises President Biden

Norcross Statement on President Biden’s First Address to Joint Session of Congress WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) issued the following statement: “Tonight, President Biden, joined by Vice President Harris and House Speaker Pelosi, proved we’re not only making history – we’re making progress. On the eve of the Biden-Harris Administration’s 100th day,... Read more →


Good News: Camden Academy Charter HS Students Will Have New Opportunites

Camden City, N.J. – Students at Camden Academy Charter High School will have new opportunities to earn a four-year college degree under a new partnership with Camden County College and Stockton University. Camden Academy will host a signing ceremony with representatives of the three schools at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 30 at the high... Read more →


TCNJ Beats Rowan Lacrosse 19-12

EWING, NJ - Rowan owned an early lead but 15th-ranked TCNJ took over by halftime to post a 19-12 win over the Profs in the semifinals of the 2021 NJAC Women's Lacrosse Championship Tournament. Dara Hennessy, Ashley Lechliter, Shannen Sterner, Elise Cohan and Erin Renshaw posted two goals apiece for third-seeded Rowan. Julia Grlica had... Read more →


Chance of Covid-19 Exposure Closes NJ Lottery Headquarters

TRENTON (April 28, 2021) – The New Jersey Lottery headquarters building is temporarily closed effective immediately for cleaning due to a positive case of Covid-19. Operations will continue at the Lottery’s Business Continuity Site, which is designated as a back-up facility to ensure continuity of critical business functions in the event that Lottery Headquarters is... Read more →


How Much Do Teachers Make in NJ?

Samuel Stebbins, 24/7 Wall St. via The Center Square Apr 22, 2021 The U.S. Constitution does not guarantee the right to an education. Though the federal government has set some academic standards, education policy is set largely at the state and local levels. State governments have authority over public school curriculums, teaching methods, instructional materials,... Read more →


DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve will Reopen May 1st

Visitors will be welcomed at the DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve when it reopens for the season Saturday, May 1. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control facility will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday and is closed Mondays. COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place,... Read more →


Kurt Worthmann of Pine Hill Completes Doctor of Chiropractic Program at Sherman College

SPARTANBURG, SC (04/27/2021)-- Kurt Worthmann of Pine Hill, NJ, was one of 27 students from around the world who received the doctor of chiropractic degree from Sherman College of Chiropractic in Spartanburg, SC, on March 19, 2021. The graduates participated in the college's 138th Commencement Program in December 2020 and completed their final requirements during... Read more →


CONSUMER ALERT: Beware of Amazon and Apple Gift Card Scam Says LTPD

The Lower Township Police Department would like to inform the public of a fraud that is currently spreading throughout our area. According to information received, numerous incidents throughout New Jersey have occurred where individuals are posing as employees of Amazon and Apple. This specific fraud is targeting our elderly population. Residents are receiving messages stating... Read more →


The Most Popular Types of Online Casino Games to Try Today

Online casinos offer a tantalising taste of unlimited riches – all within reach to those brave enough to take part in the action. If you’re ready to risk your hard-earned cash on a bet, your reward could be a jackpot that will change your life. Winning isn’t guaranteed, but it is possible. All you need... Read more →


Scholar-Athletes at Bloomsburg University Honored

BLOOMSBURG, PA (04/27/2021)-- The Bloomsburg University athletic department virtually recognized a record 246 scholar-athletes for their academic successes over the course of the past two semesters. Scholar-Athlete recognition was awarded to those who achieved a grade point average of 3.25 or higher during the past two semesters or who have a minimum cumulative grade point... Read more →


Jefferson Health’s 3 NJ Hospitals Nationally Recognized with ‘A’s’ for Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Jefferson Health’s three New Jersey hospitals – located in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township – were each awarded an ‘A’ in the Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing achievements in protecting patients from errors, injuries, accidents, and infections. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to health... Read more →


CAMDEN & TRENTON SCHOOL LEADERS HAIL BIDEN’S AMERICAN FAMILIES PLAN

AS TRANSFORMATIONAL FOR STUDENTS NATIONWIDE Groundbreaking investments in education, including universal Pre-K, will reshape learning in New Jersey – and America – for generations (CAMDEN) – Educational experts and public charter school leaders in New Jersey today released statements on President Biden’s proposed American Family Plan which will dramatically overhaul education and childcare. The plan... Read more →


Cedar Crest College Students Author Children's Book

ALLENTOWN, PA (04/27/2021)-- A group of students, under the supervision and support of Dr. Ivonne Miranda, assistant professor of education, and Jill Odegaard, professor of art and department chair, are the authors and illustrators of a personal narrative children's book. The writing and illustrations capture the diversity of experiences that exists among students. These books... Read more →


ATF Rule Would Upend Firearm Industry

NRA-ILA On April 20th, The Reload published what appears to be a leaked draft of an ATF proposed rule. The leaked document purports to be a proposed rule to change the regulatory definition of frame or receiver and alter federal marking requirements for firearms. The rule, if implemented, would completely upend the firearm industry by... Read more →


Thursday/Friday, I-295 North, Bellmawr, Right Lane Closed During the Day

Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the right lane on I-295 northbound is scheduled to be closed Thursday and Friday during the day to continue work on the retaining wall investigation in Bellmawr, Camden County. From 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., tomorrow, Thursday, April 29 and Friday,... Read more →


NY Man Receives Prison Term for Seeking Sex Online with ‘Underage Girl’

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 44-year-old Staten Island man was sentenced today to three years in New Jersey state prison for trying to arrange a sexual encounter with someone he met online and believed was a 14-year-old girl. John Emilio pled guilty in January to Attempted Endangering the Welfare of Children (Impairing... Read more →


How to Choose an Umbrella for Your Patio, Yard, or Garden?

Long-awaited warm days are coming, and it is high time to think about the shade. When the sun is shining, we still want to sit outside. In the article, we give the best tips on how to choose the right umbrella. We recommend how to enjoy the comfort of the shade for years to come.... Read more →


Focus NJ Report on 2020 Economic

Focus NJ today released a review of New Jersey’s economy for 2020, detailing record-high unemployment rates and unemployment claims, as well as a historic contraction in the state’s Gross Domestic Product, followed by a quick rebound. The first annual report, which will be followed by quarterly reviews from Focus NJ, also analyzed the devastation of... Read more →


Rowan's Grlica, Lechliter, Scioli and Cohan Earn All-NJAC Lacrosse Honors

PITMAN, NJ - Rowan's Julia Grlica, Ashley Lechliter, Erin Scioli and Elise Cohan have been named to the NJAC Women's Lacrosse All-Conference Team, as voted on by the league's coaches. Grlica, Lechliter and Scioli earned first-team honors while Cohan was an honorable mention selection, as the four players received All-Conference recognition for the first time... Read more →


Fulton Bank in Voorhees Robbed; Can You Identify Suspect?

Camden City, N.J. (– Detectives are searching for a man who robbed the Fulton Bank in Voorhees on Monday afternoon, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Voorhees Police Chief Louis Bordi. Police responded to the bank for a report of an armed robbery at the bank on Haddonfield-Berlin Rd. The teller... Read more →


Pauline M. Gregori, age 75 of Bellmawr,

Pauline M. Gregori, age 75 of Bellmawr, passed away on April 24, 2021. Loving daughter of the late William and Emma Ribbaudo. Devoted sister of Gregory (Darlene) Ribbaudo. Aunt of Jason and Christopher. Also survived by many cousins and friends. Pauline had a love for painting, cooking, and her career helping handicap children. Services are... Read more →


Zephi Trevino Indicted for Murder

Today, a grand jury in Texas indicted Zephaniah Trevino for murder. Zephaniah, known as “Zephi” to her friends and family, was just 16 years old when her sex trafficker, Philip Baldenegro, shot a man with whom she was being forced to perform sex acts. “Even though we availed ourselves of the opportunity to submit a... Read more →


JDOT and DVRPC announce $2M in Federal grants to improve Transportation 

Transportation Alternatives Set-Asides grants will help municipalities in South Jersey (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) in partnership with the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) today announced the award of more than $1.9 million for three federal grants under the Transportation Alternatives Set-Asides (TA Set-Asides) program. “As part of NJDOT’s Commitment to... Read more →