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November 24, 2021

Rams and Lions Battle Thursday for City Bragging Rights

Editor's Note: The excerpt below is from the Renewal of Friendship booklet which was released in 1993 when the annual Thanksgiving Day football game between Gloucester High and Gloucester Catholic was resumed after nearly 30 years. The game will be played at the John Lynch Field at Gloucester High School, Rt. 130 and Market Street, on Thursday. Kickoff 10:30 AM Related: Two and One-Half-Hours BY G.J. FERGUSON (CNBNewsnet)(Gloucester City NJ)(Nov. 27, 2019)--It has been nearly three decades since the last City-Series game was played in 1965. At times, it seems like it was only yesterday. But, sadly it wasn't. With... Read more →

CNB HUNTING/FISHING NEWS NJ: Winter Trout Stocking Program

The Division will again be stocking trout as part of the Winter Trout Stocking Program. Beginning Monday, November 22, 2021, approximately 4,620 two-year-old Rainbow Trout, averaging 14-18 inches, were stocked in 19 designated ponds and lakes over a two-day period (see Updates for any changes). Beginning with the 2016 winter stocking season, six lakes and ponds were moved from the Winter Stocking Program to the Fall Stocking Program. As part of the winter program, it would only be a few weeks before ice would form on the surface of these lakes. Unfortunately, ice fishing is not allowed on these waters.... Read more →

Christopher L. Kuhnel Jr., age, 17, of Gloucester City; Funeral Services Sunday at Gloucester High School

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Nov. 24, 2021)--Following injuries sustained from a motor vehicle while on his way to school, Christopher passed away surrounded by his family on November 20, 2021, at age 17 at Cooper Hospital in Camden, NJ. Loving and adored son of Christopher L. Kuhnel and Kerry Kuhnel (nee Wiley). Beloved brother of Caleb Lee Kuhnel. Cherished grandson of Louis Kuhnel, Barbara Cohen, John Wiley, Deborah Lynch, and Poppy Earl Lynch. Cherished nephew of Sharon Kuhnel, Jessie Ventura, and Chris Ventura. Loving cousin of Tyler, Emily, Aubrey, Howard, Gianni, and Giovanni. Also survived by many loving aunts and uncles.... Read more →

Press release: Judicial Watch Warns Election Officials in Five States

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it sent letters to election officials in 14 counties and five states—Arkansas, California, Illinois, New York, and Oregon—notifying them of evident violations of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993. The letters detail how these states’ own reported data show that their counties removed an “absurdly low” or “impossible” number of inactive voter registrations under key provisions of the NVRA. The letters threaten federal lawsuits unless the violations are corrected in a timely fashion. The NVRA requires states to “conduct a general program that makes a reasonable effort to remove” from the... Read more →

Winslow Police Discover Shooting Victim Actually Shot Himself; Charged with Filing False Police Report Etc.

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, NJ (November 24, 2021)--Sunday, November 20, Winslow Police were made aware of a gunshot victim at Cooper Hospital. Detectives met with Scott Pierson of Sicklerville who advised while exiting a business on Williamstown Road in Sicklerville he believed he was shot. Detectives conducted a thorough investigation and determined Pierson accidentally shot himself while inside his vehicle. Pierson confirmed the incident and advised the gun was disposed of in a wooded area near Sicklerville Road. The Camden County Sherriff's Department responded along with their K-9 "Five" and an article search was completed in a heavily overgrown wooded area. K-9... Read more →

GOOD NEWS: Public Invited to enjoy free entry to Delaware’s state parks and zoo Friday

The public is invited to enjoy free entry to Delaware’s state parks and zoo Friday, Nov. 26. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has waived state park and zoo entry fees annually on Black Friday since 2015 as part of a the #OptOutside movement. More than 7,000 organizations and 7 million people nationwide participate in the #OptOutside campaign each year. Visitors to Delaware State Parks can support and promote the movement on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter with the #OptOutside hashtag. Face coverings are required for all individuals, regardless of vaccine status, in all indoor state facilities, including park... Read more →

1,500 turkeys for the families and individuals served by the Center for Food Action

Englewood, NJ (November 19 2021) – Friday morning, the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office, The County of Bergen and Hackensack University Medical Center teamed up to deliver 1,500 turkeys for the families and individuals served by the Center for Food Action. The Bergen County Sheriff’s Department has made this donation an annual event, providing tens of thousands of Thanksgiving meals over the years. Led by Officer Aret Yesiltepe, the turkeys were purchased through funds raised through the PBA Local 134 Civic Association. Funding was also provided by a number of organizations including Hackensack University Medical Center and the The Contemporary Club... Read more →

5 Ways to Consume CBD 

courtesy of unsplash.com Cannabis is currently a hot topic in the world, and CBD has become a popular product in many industries because its potential uses are limitless. Everything from beauty products, food, supplements, and more are incorporating CBD, so there is something for everyone to enjoy. If you are looking for a way to improve your general health and wellness practices through holistic means, this article will dive into 5 ways that you can consume CBD. CBD has many health benefits and no psychoactive effects, which is the main reason why this compound is at the forefront of holistic... Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: PA Corrections Officer Rhonda Russell was shot and killed after a struggle for her firearm

The suspect had restrained Officer Russell and aimed the weapon at the officer. The officer shot at the suspect, but the suspect moved Officer Russell into the line of fire. Corrections Officer Rhonda Jean Russell Blair County Prison, Pennsylvania End of Watch Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Corrections Officer Rhonda Russell was shot and killed after a struggle for her firearm at the holding area of the Central Court building at 615 Fourth Street in Altoona. A male inmate attacked and disarmed Officer Russell while waiting for a court hearing. An Altoona police officer who was in the court building saw... Read more →

UPDATED: Gloucester City Asking Residents for their Views on Improving the Neighborhoods in Irishtown

GLOUCESTER CITY. The City of Gloucester City is seeking feedback from people who live, work, shop, and eat in Irishtown for the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP). As stated by our new Mayor Dayl R. Baile, "Gloucester City's Mayor and Council value our neighborhoods and our businesses. The NPP program proves Gloucester City is where great things are happening!" The online survey will help determine the projects and priorities designed to revitalize and rejuvenate the areas which incorporate the following: a small portion of Powell Street and Market Street to the South; Market Street to... Read more →

CNB GOOD NEWS: Lower Township Awarded $4,500 South Jersey Gas First Responders Grant

Lower Township, NJ – South Jersey Gas, a subsidiary of South Jersey Industries (NYSE: SJI), announced on November 22, 2021 that the Lower Township Police Department has been awarded the South Jersey Gas First Responders Grant. The $4,500 grant is intended to provide critical support for operations conducted by first responder departments in their service areas. The grant is open to all paid or volunteer fire, emergency medical services, and police departments. Every application is reviewed carefully and the process is very diverse and highly competitive. After meeting a number of qualifications and criteria, the Lower Township Police Department was... Read more →

Top NJ Health School's Social Epidemiology Lab Found Link Between Pandemic Mortality and Social Capital

EWING, NJ, November 24, 2021 -- Although vaccination rates are rising and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) now endorses boosters for all adults, the United States recently passed 750,000 COVID-19 deaths. Amid new winter spike warnings from some experts, students and faculty at the Social Epidemiology Lab (SEL) in the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science (SNHES) at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) have found a compelling connection between pandemic mortality and social capital and vulnerability across the nation. "We identified that almost 57% of the variance in the mortality rate distribution was explained by social capital... Read more →

Samaritan Hosts Virtual Tree of Life Ceremony

to Remember and Honor Loved Ones This Holiday Season Mount Laurel, N.J. – Samaritan invites community members to take part in its annual Tree of Life: Season of Lightillumination program, a time to remember, recognize, and honor loved ones who are no longer with them in this physical world. The program will be held virtually and is available for viewing starting Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at 7 p.m. on Samaritan’s website: SamaritanNJ.org/Tree. The program will remain up through December 2022 for multiple viewing and sharing. As part of the program, individuals are invited to dedicate a symbolic light in memory... Read more →

Stockton's Holocaust Center to Host Event for Book on Love Stories that Survived the Holocaust

November 22, 2021 Galloway, N.J. - The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University will host a Zoom book launch at 11 a.m. Dec. 5 for the book, “Love With No Tomorrow: Tales of Romance During the Holocaust” by Mindelle Pierce. Mindelle Pierce is the daughter of the Jack and Rose Najman who lived in Margate and were Holocaust survivors from Eastern Europe. An Atlantic County resident, Pierce is a member of the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center Executive Committee at Stockton University. The book features the love stories of 27 couples who met before... Read more →

ATTENTION: A Licensing & Peddler Registration is Required in Gloucester Township

Gloucester Township Residents: Are people coming to your door selling solar panels, or offering to do work on your home? EACH door to door sales person(s) MUST have a Gloucester Township, New Jersey Identification Card issued to them before soliciting in our town. If they don't have one or claim their supervisor has one, then please DO NOT conduct business with them, and call Gloucester Township Police if they appear suspicious. Registration of Hawkers, Peddlers, Canvassers, and Solicitors is an effort to reduce general crime and unethical and dishonest business practices in the solicitation of funds within Gloucester Township. It... Read more →

Stockton Virtual N.J. State of the Food System Symposium Dec. 3; Event is Free and Open to Public

Galloway, N.J. _ Assembly Speaker Craig J. Coughlin and N.J. Department of Agriculture Secretary Douglas Fisher will be among the speakers at the inaugural N.J. State of the Food System Symposium virtual event to be held from 1-4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3. Organizer Jeanine Cava, a founder of the N.J. Food Democracy Collaborative, said the goal of the symposium is to learn about shared and interconnected food system challenges. The event is free and open to the public All sessions are online. The schedule is: Welcome: 1-1:15 p.m. Overview of NJ FDC: Why a Food System Approach? Jeanine Cava, NJ... Read more →

Rowan outscored host TCNJ in the final few minutes to win 85-77

EWING, NJ – Rowan outscored host TCNJ in the final few minutes to pull away and score an 85-77 win in the NJAC opener for both teams. The Profs (4-0 ;1-0 NJAC) have now won four straight games to open the season. Arian Azemi had 13 points for the Profs and D'Andre Vilmar scored 13, with Damian Smith chipping in 12, and Hafeez Melvin adding 11 points. Ryan O'Leary contributed 10 to round out the double-figure scorers. Training 73-72 with over five minutes to play, the Profs went 6-for-6 from the foul line and used a driving layup from Azemi... Read more →

Dolores "Del" Giangola, 94, Runnemede

Dolores "Del" Giangola, 94, wife of the late Nicholas "Nick" Giangola, passed away Saturday, November 20th at the home of her daughter Vanessa Leone and her husband, Sam, in Mickleton, NJ. Born July 22, 1927 in Runnemede, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Serafin and Julia Pucalowski. Mrs. Giangola resided in Runnemede most of her life. She was a devoted wife and mother to her three children. Del was known for her generosity, energy, and uninhibited personality. An avid storyteller, Del loved to entertain with tales from the past - especially those regarding her beloved "wall gang". Dolores... Read more →

Manchester Township Police Officer Returns to Cooper University Health Care to Thank Caregivers

(CAMDEN CITY NJ) – Lt. Antonio Ellis, a Manchester Township police officer, was among the first severe COVID-19 cases in New Jersey in mid-March 2020. After more than a year of recovery, Officer Ellis returned to Cooper University Health Care triumphantly on Monday, November 22 to thank the team of caregivers who saved his life. More than 100 Cooper team members including the critical care doctors, nurses, and staff who cared for him during his long battle with COVID-19 greeted Officer Ellis and his wife, Carla, with celebratory cheers. “It is so gratifying to the Critical Care team to see... Read more →

VIDEO: Adults Acting Like Kids at New York Jets/Miami Dolphin Game this Past Weekend

CNBNEWS (November 20, 2021)-Some football fans just can't handle their alcohol consumption as evident in this video. There will come a day when someone is killed during one of these brawls. But until then the NFL will let the animals fight it out. The greedy team owners make too much money from these drunken clowns and could care less about the innocent people nearby who just wanted to watch the game. CHECK OUT THE VIDEO ON TWITTER Read more →

CNB TRAVEL NEWS: And the top 10 destinations for Thanksgiving travel this year are ...

Drumroll, please! AAA says Americans are making Thanksgiving getaways to some places that are not that surprising -- however, they are avoiding visiting one major city that has been a big destination in the past. AccuWeather Global Weather Center – November 23, 2021 – With a surge in travelers expected Thanksgiving week to near pre-pandemic levels, many aren’t just craving turkey and the trimmings. (Photo/John Lamparski/WireImage) Many eager vacationers are also setting their sights on sunny, warmer regions as they look to escape the cold weather and hectic everyday lives. “Travelers are seeking out warm, tropical weather for their top... Read more →