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October 21, 2021

NJSIAA Disqualified Camden High School Football from Playoffs

Camden High football team (source Camden HS) CAMDEN CITY,NJ (October 21, 2021)--The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) disqualified the Camden High School football team, on Wednesday, October 20, from the South Jersey Group 2 playoffs following an on-field fight during Saturday's game against Pleasantville. Players on both teams were involved, reported 6abc.com "Any varsity team accumulating three or more player or coach disqualifications for flagrant, unsportsmanlike conduct prior to the start of a tournament - as is the case for Camden - will not be permitted to participate in that tournament," said the NJSIAA in a statement. The... Read more →


Gloucester City Police Issue an Alert Re: Car Safety Seats

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 21, 2021)--Gloucester City Police issued a statement today regarding parents/guardians not securing their children in car seats. The press release is below. We have received several complaints about parents/guardians not securing their children properly, in child safety seats, during school drop-offs and pick-ups. Please keep in mind that motorists must adhere to the following Child Passenger Safety Laws: Any child under the age of 8 years old and a height of 57 inches shall be secured as follows in the rear seat of a motor vehicle: A child under the age of 2 years and 30... Read more →


Gloucester City Police Lock Down Gloucester High School, Clear Athletic Fields as a Precaution

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(October 21, 2021)--CNBNews received several calls early Wednesday evening about a large gathering of police officers in the area of the Gloucester High School, 1300 Market Street. The callers said there was a person who was threatening to kill himself. One source said the police locked down the high school and the nearby Cold Springs elementary complex. Lt. Jason Flood, spokes man for the Gloucester City Police Department, was contacted for further information; Flood said, “Normally I would issue a media release, however regarding what happened last night I am prohibited from... Read more →


NEW JERSEY FIRST TO GENERATE $1 BILLION IN SPORTS WAGERS IN SINGLE MONTH

In a record-shattering September, New Jersey also sets highs for online casino and overall gross gaming revenue, according to PlayNJ (ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — New Jersey became the first U.S. state to generate more than $1 billion in sports betting in a single month by taking in $1.01 billion in wagers in September. The new high for sports betting came as New Jersey also set a new high for online casino revenue, helping to push New Jersey to the total gaming revenue record ($453.6 million), according to PlayNJ, which tracks gaming developments in the state. “The state’s gaming industry has... Read more →


Parimatch — the leader on the betting world

Parimatch is a famous bookmaker, which started its activity in 1994. The company has the Curacao license. Over the years of its existence, a lot of bettors all around the world have become Parimatch clients. Gambling fans prefer this bookmaker, about which indicates a numerous of positive reviews on the network. At Parimatch gamblers can place bet on sports and cybersports. The peculiarity of the bookie is in a rich line and a diversity of markets. Here it is possible to make online betting on the following sports: football; american football; tennis; baseball; boxing; cricket etc! The company also offers... Read more →


CNB Fishing Report Maryland: Bergen Kline Thrilled to Catch a 41-inch Northern Pike at Deep Creek Lake

MARYLAND FISHING REPORT-October 20, 2021 by Keith Lockwood, fisheries biologist Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Bergen Kline certainly was thrilled to catch this 41-inch northern pike at Deep Creek Lake recently while fishing with his dad. Photo by Sean Kline This week is an exciting time for family and friends to be out fishing and enjoying the outdoors, as daytime temperatures become more moderate and a wide variety of fish become more active as waters cool. Forecast Summary: October 20 – October 26: It’s another great week to get out and enjoy Maryland’s fall foliage and Bay waters. Conditions will... Read more →


TWU Local 234 President Outlines Status of Contract Talks, Possibility of a Strike

Current agreement for SEPTA’s largest group of union workers expires Oct. 31, fair wages, parental leave, compensation for families of transit workers who died due to covid, and improved security on public transit are key issues at the bargaining table. PHILADELPHIA – Negotiators for Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 234 and SEPTA management are meeting at a hotel in Philadelphia’s historic district for daily negotiations this week and next in hopes of reaching an agreement for a new contract before the current contract expires at midnight on October 31. Video Outlines the Union’s Major Issues at the Bargaining Table In... Read more →


Fighting the Stigma: How to Care for an Addict

Stigma is a significant source of discrimination and oppression, and it leads to human rights violations. When a person is stigmatized, they are seen as 'less' because of their actual or perceived health condition. Stigma can harm a person's self-esteem, damage relationships with loved ones, and discourage those suffering from addiction from seeking treatment. Even though society has gone a great way in the last several decades, shame and guilt are often linked with addiction. Those who have battled with addiction are subjected to criticism at times. There are still many misunderstandings about what addiction looks like. It's essential to... Read more →


PET TIPS; Halloween One of the Most Dangerous for Pets

Halloween is one of the country’s favorite holidays, but it is typically one of the most dangerous holidays for pets. In fact, each year, BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital, which has more 100 practices nationwide, sees an approximate 250 percent increase in pets treated for chocolate toxicity in the week following Halloween. Gloucestercitynews.net files In addition to BluePearl veterinarians seeing pets for toxic food ingestion, like chocolate, they also treat pets for injuries associated with decorations or becoming lost. To help pet owners prepare and to ensure pets are kept safe, BluePearl is highlighting the most common Halloween dangers... Read more →


SBA Disaster Loans Provide Pathway to Recovery

Next to insurance, a low-interest disaster loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration is the primary source of funds for New Jersey survivors to make property repairs and for replacing contents destroyed by the remnants of Hurricane Ida. Physical and Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to businesses, nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters in Bergen, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Union and Warren in New Jersey. Economic Injury Disaster Loans only are available to small businesses and most nonprofit organizations in the following adjacent counties: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Monmouth, Salem, and Sussex in New Jersey;... Read more →


Disney World Celebrating its 50th Anniversary this Month

The date was February 1, 1971, the entire United States became aware Sunday night that something stupendous is occuring in Central Florida when televisions Wonderful World of Disney present a progress report on Disney's Vacation Kingdom at the conclusion of the regular program. A few months later on October 1, 1971 opened its doors. NPR writes Disney World, the largest theme park in the world, welcomed its first guests. Over the next five decades the park which covers more than 40 miles in central Florida gew into an entertainment complex that includes four theme parks, two waterparks, golf courses, a... Read more →


CNBNews Sports: ESPN and the CIAA Announce a Multi-Year, Multi-Platform Media Rights Agreement

Multi-year Agreement Through at Least 2024 Men’s and Women’s Tournament Championship Games to Air on ESPNU All 22 Tournament Games Available on an ESPN Platform ESPN and the Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association (CIAA) have announced a multi-year, multi-platform media rights agreement, enhancing ESPN’s college sports portfolio and coverage of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) with the addition of the conference’s men’s and women’s basketball tournaments. ESPNU will carry both CIAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament Championship Games, while all 22 games of both tournaments will be available on an ESPN platform through at least 2024. The new agreement marks... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Police Officer Ryan Hayworth, KILLED BY DRUNK; Police Officer Yandy Chirino, MURDERED

Police Officer Ryan Hayworth Knightdale Police Department, North Carolina End of Watch: Sunday, October 17, 2021 Police Officer Ryan Hayworth was killed when his patrol car was struck from behind by a suspected drunk driver at... Officer Down Memorial Page Police Officer Yandy Chirino Hollywood Police Department, Florida End of Watch: Sunday, October 17, 2021 Police Officer Yandy Chirino was shot and killed after responding to reports of a suspicious person pulling on door handles... Officer Down Memorial Page Via Officer Down Memorial Page CNB Crime Blue Line CNBNews Tips and Snippets CNBNews Point of View BREAKING NEWS Read more →


Shamar Bey, 29, a Jersey City Gang Member Charged with Shooting

NEWARK, N.J. – An alleged member of a Jersey City gang has been charged with the June 19, 2020, shooting of a Jersey City resident, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced today. Shamar Bey, 29, of Jersey City, New Jersey, is charged by complaint with assault with a dangerous weapon in aid of racketeering and discharging a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: Bey is allegedly associated with a street gang known to operate around Salem Lafayette Apartments and the surrounding area from Bramhall Avenue... Read more →


Charles E. Wilson Jr., of Gloucester City

Of Gloucester City, passed away peacefully on October 14, 2021. Born in Camden, NJ, he was the son of the late, Charles, Sr. and Helen (Bartozek) Wilson. Charles is survived by his loving children, Angel Jacobs, Vanessa Sibiski; sister, Beatrice Barnaby; niece, Bernice, nephews, Thomas, George; 7 Grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Charles was predeceased by his sons, Charles E. Wilson, III, Kevin Wilson, George Side and his life partner, Cheryl Saiia. Charles proudly serviced his country in the U.S. Army and later worked on the Camden Railroad (Conrail). He also worked as a driver for Rapid Rover for many years... Read more →


New EPA Data, Over 2,500 NJ Sites Potential Sources of PFAS; 4 Sites in Gloucester City, 33 Sites in Camden

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews)(October 20,2021)--The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released new data that shows that about 2,500 industrial sites in New Jersey could be potential sources of PFAS, or “forever” chemicals. These sites are located in every county in the state. Nationwide, over 120,000 sites were identified as companies that may be making, handling, or storing these dangerous chemicals. You can view the interactive map from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) here. Screenshot of map below. The four sites in Gloucester City include Amspec Chemical Company, 751 Water Street and at the foot of Water Street, Thermoseal Glass, 400-418... Read more →