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June 2021

CNB Consumer Alert: Don't Send Them Money

June 17, 2021 by Lisa Lake Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Instead of telling you a ghost story around a summer campfire, we have an all-too familiar tale to share: Myra’s grandson, Jon, is in Mexico for the summer. They video chat every week. One day, Myra gets a call from someone who says he’s Max,... Read more →


Congratulations to Atlantic Cape Class of 2021

MAYS LANDING, NJ (06/17/2021)-- Atlantic Cape Community College celebrates the achievements of the Class of 2021! More than 700 graduates were awarded degrees this year. Atlantic Cape was proud to showcase the graduate's accomplishments with a unique and personalized virtual graduation ceremony held on June 9th. For the first time ever, graduates also had the... Read more →


NJBIA Backs Bill Expanding Summer Working Hours for Minors  

Legislation that would temporarily expand summer working hours for certain minors and help address New Jersey’s current hiring crisis is being championed by the New Jersey Business & Industry Association. Bill S-3963 (Sarlo, D-36) would permit minors between 16 and 18 years of age to work up to 50 hours in a week during the... Read more →


CONGRATULATIONS! 33 High School Students Graduate From Atlantic Cape Community College

MAYS LANDING, NJ (06/17/2021)-- Congratulations to over 700 students who graduated from Atlantic Cape Community College in the class of 2021! Among them were 33 local students who earned their Associate Degrees from Atlantic Cape through the Early College Program while also attending high school. The high school students graduating this year are from Atlantic... Read more →


CNB Fishing News Md: Ocean City and Assateague Island Beaches Producing Excellent Surf Fishing

Maryland Fishing Report June 16, 2021 by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Carson and Conner Hoffmaster went crabbing recently with mom, dad, and granddad (who flew in from Wisconsin). Photo by Brad Hoffmaster All of us at the Maryland Department of Natural Resources wish all the dads and grandfathers out there an enjoyable... Read more →


Mariner who Injured Himself in Absecon Inlet Rescued by Atlantic City Coast Guard Station

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ, UNITED STATES 06.17.2021 Courtesy Photo U.S. Coast Guard District 5 A crew from Coast Guard Station Atlantic City assists an injured mariner who ran aground in Absecon Inlet, New Jersey, June 17, 2021. The man called for assistance via VHF-FM channel 16 after he hit his head during the grounding. (U.S. Coast... Read more →


Rowan's Kevin Gillooly Living a Dream will Compete in US Olympic Swimming Trials

OMAHA, NE – Rowan’s Kevin Gillooly (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill East) will get his chance to fulfill a dream on Saturday, June 19, when he competes in the 50-meter freestyle at the US Swimming Olympic Trials at the Chi Health Center in Omaha. This week's Trials determines the team that will represent the USA at... Read more →


How to stake Ethereum 2.0 in 2021

One of the booming cryptocurrency that you can invest in is Ethereum. To increase the benefits, it is now bringing forth an upgraded version of Ethereum 2.0 for investors. ETH requires a lot many things to keep in your mind before you start to stake. You will need a minimum of 32 tokens to validate... Read more →


Residents from NJ Graduate with the Lehigh University Class of 2021

BETHLEHEM, PA (06/17/2021)-- During Commencement ceremonies on May 24, 2021, Lehigh University conferred 1,295 Bachelor's degrees, 549 Master's degrees and 104 Doctoral degrees. Of the nearly 2,000 graduates, degree recipients came from 45 states and 36 countries outside of the United States. Congratulations to these graduates from your area! Alyson Duffin of Bellmawr (08031) with... Read more →


Two Brothers from New Jersey Charged with Murder of Man Found Dead in Richland Township

JUNE 17, 2021 District Attorney Matt Weintraub announced Thursday, June 17, 2021, that two New Jersey brothers will be charged with killing a man found dead in Richland Township. Anthony Gamble, 19, and Joshua Gamble, 17, both of Somerset, N.J., will be charged with criminal homicide, criminal conspiracy, possession of an instrument of crime and... Read more →


Homicide in Bucks County, More Info Coming

(BUCKS COUNTY, PA)(June 17, 2021)--Bucks County Detectives, Richland Township Police and Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a homicide of a male that occurred over night in the 500 Block of East Pumping Station Road in Richland Township. Detectives are interviewing individuals found in the area about their involvement with this incident. This is an ongoing... Read more →


Online Casinos Post Third Straight $100 Million Month

NEW JERSEY SPORTSBOOKS SURPRISE WITH $814 MILLION HANDLE IN MAY (ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — New Jersey’s online and retail sportsbooks celebrated the third anniversary of sports betting in the state with a surge in wagers to $800 million in May, a typically slow month in the sports betting industry. Meanwhile, online casino and poker rooms... Read more →


New Study Reveals Covid Can Invade Testis Tissue

Newswise — COVID-19 can invade testis tissue in some men who are infected with the virus, according to a new study by University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researchers published in The World Journal of Men's Health. These findings could be the first step in discovering COVID-19’s potential impact on male fertility and whether... Read more →


NRA-ILA: Biden's Plan to Confiscate Your Guns

source NRA-ILA Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files In May, Attorney General Merrick Garland told lawmakers that the Department of Justice’s civil rights work was “critical to protecting the American dream.” Since then DOJ has made clear that Garland’s selective definition of “civil rights” has no room for the Second Amendment or even basic due process under the... Read more →


The Rams Count on Abby Laphan

Abby Laphan is counted on for many things. As the center fielder and leadoff hitter for the Gloucester Catholic High School softball team, Laphan is depended on heavily to get on base, steal, score runs and make great plays in the outfield. But Laphan’s welcoming personality and ability to make her teammates smile through adversity... Read more →


Crook Tony Petrozzelli Arrested in Philly for Committing 20 Burglaries in South Jersey

Philadelphia, PA (June 14, 2021)-- - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Tony Petrozzelli, 50, of Camden City, N.J. who was wanted for allegedly committing a string of burglaries at multiple convenience stores in Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem Counties. On May 8, troopers from Woodstown Station observed a vehicle parked in the parking... Read more →


Pine Hill Police K-9 Unit Receives Donation of Body Armor from Vested Interest in K9s

PINE HILL, NJ--The Pine Hill Police Department is proud to introduce their newest member, K9 Condor. K9 Condor and his handler, K9 Office Bruey began the 17 week NJSP Patrol course in September 2020, progressing to proficiency in obedience, area searches, building searches, article searches, tracking, agility, and criminal apprehensions in accordance with the AG... Read more →


Memories from The Past/Year 2009: The City Should Be Utilizing Freedom Pier

Freedom Pier (CNBNews photo) Ever since the U.S. Government sold the vacated Immigration-Coast Guard Station to Gloucester City for $1 nearly 20 years ago, there have been persistent attempts to place this prime spot of publicly owned property into private hands. In that time, to the City's credit, a successful adaptive reuse has been found... Read more →


Families Need to Practice Water Safety

Newswise — Summer 2021 will be the first time many people venture back in the water following the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. A recent study by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago underscored the need for families to practice water safety and teach children about safety around pools and at... Read more →


Investigation of Howard Johnson Motel Fire (Blackwood )Leads to Suspect Being Charged With Arson

BLACKWOOD, NJ--(June 16, 2021)--On Wednesday March 3rd 2021, at approximately 3:33 AM, the Gloucester Township Police and several fire departments from Gloucester and Camden County responded to the Howard Johnson Hotel 832 N. Black Horse Pike in Blackwood for an active four alarm building fire. Responding officers observed heavy smoke and fire coming through the... Read more →


MVC Agencies Closed for Juneteenth Holiday

MVC Facilities, Except Inspection Stations, Will Be Closed Friday, June 18, in Observance of the Juneteenth Holiday TRENTON – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) customers are advised that the following MVC facilities will be closed Friday, June 18. This is in observance of the state’s inaugural Juneteenth holiday, which is designated the third Friday... Read more →


*HAPPENINGS AND EVENTS IN GLOUCESTER CITY

Proprietors Park, King Street, Gloucester City, NJ (photo courtesy of South Jersey Adventures) ++++ Craig Bickhardt with opening act Larry Ahearn Craig Bickhardt is the opening act Larry Ahearn Tuesday, June 22, 2021 AT 07:00 PM TO 09:00 PM Proprietors Park, King Street and Jersey Ave. | Gloucester City ++++ GLOUCESTER CITY'S INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION...Friday,... Read more →


Cape May Councilman Arrested for Alleged Cyber Harassment of Former Girlfriend

CAPE MAY, NJ (JUNE 16, 2021)-- Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey Sutherland and Chief Paul Skill, of the Cape May County Prosecutor's Office, announced the arrest today of Christopher Bezaire, 43, of Cape May for alleged cyber harassment of his former girlfriend. Bezaire, is a realtor and councilman in Cape May. The prosecutor's office said... Read more →


ROWAN ALUM JESSE NOVAK ’17 COMPETES IN 100 METER FREESTYLE

AT USA SWIMMING OLYMPIC TRIALS OMAHA, NE – Rowan alum Jesse Novak ’17 competed in the 100 meter freestyle at the USA Swimming Olympic Trials at the Chi Health Center on June 16. Novak finished 38th overall with a time of 50.01 in heat seven of the eight prelim heats in wave II of the... Read more →


Rutgers–Camden rising senior earns National Science Foundation research experience

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY– Truth be told, recalls Aliyah Jones, it all started with a bout of procrastination. The rising Rutgers University–Camden senior was browsing her emails, trying to do anything other than start her work, when she spotted an email from one of her professors touting a National Science Foundation research experience for... Read more →


What makes the difference in choosing a forex broker?

When investing in financial markets, we are concerned with a few things. The differences between brokers can shape our investing efficiency, costs, the markets we’re investing in, and the opportunities present. This article will take a look at what to look out for when deciding between forex brokers; the differences between them that we need... Read more →


West Winds Wellness, Gloucester City, and Other Pot Vendors Ordered to Cease and Desist

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews NEWARK – As New Jersey implements the State’s new adult-use cannabis law, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced that the Division of Consumer Affairs today issued warning letters to businesses that claim to offer free “gifts” of marijuana or cannabis items with purchases of snacks, baked goods, or... Read more →


*Brooklawn Residents! Volunteers Are Needed for Community Clean-Up Day

Attention Brooklawn Residents! Participate in our community-wide clean-up day. Join us as we get outdoors together for a few hours and spring cleaning. Clean your property, sidewalk and street, and let’s keep Brooklawn Beautiful! We are looking for volunteers to be part of a team that will focused on targeted areas throughout town that need... Read more →


Douglas A. "Buddy" Soddy, of Voorhees

On June 13, 2021, Doug passed away suddenly, at the age of 59. Of Voorhees. Predeceased by his parents, Theodore S. Soddy and Louise Gales Soddy. Survived by his loving caregivers at Bancroft, PLAN NJ and his co-workers at Whole Foods in Marlton. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Wednesday evening, June... Read more →


TCNJ Art Professor Selected to Co-Lead Author Global Art History Survey Textbook

Why a Leading NJ Arts School Professor Has Been Selected as an Author for Historic Global Art Textbook EWING, NJ June 15, 2021 – Professor of Art History in the School of the Arts and Communication at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) Dr. Deborah Hutton has been selected to co-lead author the first global... Read more →


New Jersey Proposed Law Would Benefit Public Employee Unions

by Todd DeFeo | The Center Square contributor Jun 14, 2021 (The Center Square) – The New Jersey Senate Labor Committee has advanced legislation that proponents say will strengthen unions, but a right-to-work organization believes the measure doubles down on “coercive tactics” to force public workers to join the union. S-3810, the “Responsible Collective Negotiations... Read more →


Op-Ed: Death Penalty Bedevils Biden

By Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor June 15, 2021 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on President Biden's stance on the death penalty: In 1994, Sen. Joe Biden signed a crime bill that added dozens of additional offenses to the list of crimes punishable by death. Two years ago, while campaigning for president in New... Read more →


*Gloucester City: 6 Months ‘til St. Patrick’s Day Parade

6 Months ‘til St. Patrick’s Parade - SEPTEMBER 19, 2021, 1:00 PM Celebrate Irish Culture at Gloucester City's 6th Annual Community Entertainment Event hosted by Celebrity Parade Marshal Bob Kelly, everyone's favorite traffic guy from TV and radio, as well as top entertainment including String Bands, Bagpipes, Irish Dancers, Irish Music, and outstanding Community Organizations.... Read more →


Culture Features of Gay Dating According to the Country

In case you live in a small town, LBGT dating options can seem virtually non-existent. Of course, that’s not always the case, but often one will have to look far beyond the confines of their hometown if they want to have the best chance at finding true love. How can you go beyond the borders... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Barbara Pagan named to Dean's List at Cumberlands WILLIAMSBURG, KY (06/03/2021)-- In recognition of academic performance, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs at University of the Cumberlands has announced the students named to the Dean's List for the spring 2021 semester. To be eligible for the Dean's List, students must be enrolled... Read more →


CNBNews Happenings and Events

SJ Catholic Cemeteries Cleanup Begins June 28 The next holiday cleanup for South Jersey Catholic Cemeteries is scheduled to begin Monday, June 28. Prior to the cleanup date, they ask families to please remember to remove any keepsake items or mementos that they want to keep. The South Jersey Catholic Cemeteries handle 15 cemetery locations... Read more →


CNBNews Pet Tips: Dog Breeding for Domestic Purposes

Peyton Cleary as a puppy The biggest problem that one faces in big cities is maintaining the security of home. Burglary and theft are relevant these days and it’s absolutely necessary to make some safety arrangements for their home against such cases. Hence having a puppy at home serves the dual purpose of securing the... Read more →


What is Credit Repair and How It Works

In recent years, the credit repair industry in the United States has been growing. Providers help millions of consumers every year. They liaise with bureaus, lenders, and collectors to correct unfair credit scores. These services save time and spare customers the hassle of DIY repair. So, what credit scores are wrong? Both FICO and VantageScore... Read more →


Philadelphia Happenings & Events

Tweet Forward to a Friend Rothman Roller Rink The Rothman Roller Rink offers daily outdoor roller skating at Dilworth Park. Hour-long sessions are available Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m.-8:45 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m.-11:15 p.m. Admission is $8 for children 10 and younger, and $10 for adults; roller skate rental... Read more →


How Much will Alzheimer's Increase in Your State?

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first new treatment for Alzheimer's disease in about 20 years. Currently available Alzheimer's drugs treat the disease's symptoms. The newly-approved medicine, called Aduhelm, is the first to attack a substance that could be associated with the underlying causes of the disease -- a toxic and sticky... Read more →


Down The Shore: Lower Township Police Arrest Suspect with Handgun and Hatchet at Higbee Beach

On Saturday, June 12, 2021, at approximately 2:24 p.m., Lower Township Police were dispatched to Higbee Beach for a report of a suspicious man with a handgun and hatchet in his waistband walking around the area. Officers arrived on the scene and were able to locate the man at the beach entrance and arrested him... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Arrest Emotionally Disturbed Man Armed with Large Metal Spear & Pepper Spray

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (June 15, 2021)--On Saturday, June 12, 2021, at approximately 6:04 AM, Gloucester Township Police responded to the area of Sicklerville Road near Garwood Road for a report of a man swinging a metal pole at passing cars. Arriving officers found the man, later identified as 54 year old Robert Anastasi from Gloucester... Read more →


Another Suspect Arrested in January's Double Murder in Edgewater Park

EDGEWATER PARK, NJ--(June 15, 2021)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Edgewater Park Township Police Chief Robert D. Hess announced that a 34-year-old Willingboro man has become the second person to be charged in the fatal shooting of two people at a party in Edgewater Park earlier this year. David Armstrong, of Beaverdale Lane, faces two... Read more →


NJ's Incumbent Governor the Odds-On Favorites to Win

Oddsmakers Suggest Phil Murphy Will Be First Democratic NJ Governor Re-elected in nearly 40 years –Betting Odds Heavily Favor Democratic Incumbent in Upcoming Governor Election– Hoboken, New Jersey – June 14, 2021 – Democrats are the odds-on favorites to win the 2021 New Jersey, according to betting industry analysts at USsportsbonus.com (See Disclaimer Below). Democrats... Read more →


Gibbsboro Community Feedback Survey "To Pot (or Not)"

The Gibbsboro Police Department sent out the survey below to find out how their community feels about marijuana. Gloucestercitynews.net files As the results indicated from the Nov. 2020 General Election, question #2, We are interested in understanding how the community of Gibbsboro feels about the newly developed NJ State Cannabis law, as it legalized the... Read more →


Cooper Health Care Sponsors Men’s Health Discussions/COVID-19 Vaccine Events

First 50 to attend each event will receive free men’s health book (CAMDEN CITY , NJ) – Two free men’s health events are being held by Cooper University Health Care as part its ongoing COVID-19 vaccine education initiative. Louis Bezich, author of Crack the Code: 10 Proven Secrets that Motivate Healthy Behavior and Inspire Fulfilment... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Harmful Plastic Processing Facility Bill Released from Committee

TRENTON, NJ (June 15, 2021)--Today the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste released A5803(McKeon). The bill exempts plastic material processed at advanced plastic processing facilities from State laws regulating solid waste disposal and recycling. The Sierra Club, Environment NJ, Clean Water Action, Surfrider Foundation, Clean Ocean Action and others oppose the bill. “The Sierra Club does... Read more →


How Technology is Likely to Impact Online Gambling in the Future?

Having witnessed the technological advancement of the gambling sector in the past few years, it is not difficult to conclude that this massive advancement will also affect the gambling sector profoundly, in the years to come. The world had already witnessed the change from visiting gambling or bookkeeping stores to placing bets right from the... Read more →


Hoax Bomb Threat Concerning Plane on Tarmac at Lehigh Valley International Airport

Georgia Man Arrested PHILADELPHIA – Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Donald Thompson, 43, of Scottdale, Georgia, was arrested and charged by Complaint and Warrant on charges of maliciously conveying false information about an explosive, and false information and hoaxes. If convicted, the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of fifteen years... Read more →