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November 28, 2021

An Interview With Steve Sweeney

‘Until the day I die’: Sweeney Was An Emotional Leader For NJ Disability Community Written by Gene Myers NorthJersey.com This editorial was shared to CNBNews of Gloucester City, by Senator Steve Sweeney’s Office, Trenton, NJ Before his stunning defeat this month, New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney had earned an image as a political brawler. The ironworker-turned-politician was said to bench press 400 pounds and locked horns publicly with state workers unions and Gov. Phil Murphy, a fellow Democrat. In 2019, he roasted then-Gov. Chris Christie with a memorable if unprintable epithet after a budget fight. But there's another side... Read more →


Michael James Veneziani, of Bellmawr

Michael James Veneziani, on November 26, 2021, of Bellmawr, formerly of Camden. Age 93. Devoted husband of the late Antoinette (nee Petrone). Devoted father of Michael (Angie) and Richard (Marleen). Loving grandfather of Michael A. Veneziani (Angeline), Stephanie "Stevie" DiValerio (David), Lauren Cycon (Charlie), Erika Veneziani, and Nicolas Veneziani and great grandfather of Nicholas Moore, Sophia and Carsen Veneziani, and Evelyn and Joelle DiValerio. Dear brother of the late Dominick (Anna), Giacomo "Jake", and Antoinette Lacatena (Frank). Brother-in-law of Josephine Caramanna and Sandy Veneziani. To Michael, family was most important. He loved spending time with his grandkids and great grandkids,... Read more →


Gloucester City New Mayor and Councilman Take Oath of Office; Permanent City Administrator Job Still Vacant

Mayor Dayl Baille and Councilman at Large Robert Page GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ(Nov. 28, 2021)(CNBNews)--Prior to the beginning of the November 23 Gloucester City Council meeting, Dayl Baile and Robert Page took the oath of office for mayor and council. Baile was elected on November 2 to the one-year unexpired term of the former mayor, Dan Spencer, and Page was elected to the one-year unexpired term of Patrick Keating. Both positions will be up for election in November 2022. All the seats on the seven-member council are held by Democrats. In other matters, an Ordinance amending the salary ordinance for the... Read more →


5 Winter ATV Safety Tips

When winter arrives, many ATV owners feel the temptation to go for a ride on the first snow, to take pictures and videos of icy landscapes, to breathe the refreshingly cold air. It seems a wonderful idea — but please make sure you take sufficient safety measures. Below, you can find five useful tips on how to enjoy riding an ATV in winter to the max. Always ride with the company of friends First, together you'll have more fun. Second, riding in winter is much more hazardous than in summer. Your ATV might break down because of low temperatures or... Read more →


It Has Been 15 years since Four Women were Discovered in a Drainage Ditch in West Atlantic City

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP— November 20, 2021, marks 15 years since the discovery of the bodies of four women dumped in a drainage ditch in West Atlantic City. Today, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill reminded the public that the investigation remains active by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit and their law enforcement partners. “I would like the public to know that not one of those 15 years has passed by without the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and our partnering law enforcement agencies, continuing work on the investigation of the discovery of the bodies of four murdered women... Read more →


Nearly 600 firearms Collected at Gun Buybacks Hosted by Monmouth County Prosecutors Office

FREEHOLD – A combined total of nearly 600 firearms have been collected for destruction as the result of a pair of gun buybacks hosted by the Prosecutor’s Office and partner agencies over the last month, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced Tuesday. Monmouth County was one of nine counties statewide to host separate gun buybacks across the state on Saturday, October 23; as a result, a total of 360 firearms were collected at the Second Baptist Church of Asbury Park, including 159 handguns, 133 rifles and shotguns, and three assault weapons. Prompted by the healthy demand, a second event... Read more →


PET TIPS: The holidays can be stressful if your pet is not properly prepared for company

Having guests over during the holidays can be stressful if your pet is not properly prepared for company. Although BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital only begin to see an uptick in pets for anxiety and distress after the holidays (as owners are usually too busy during the festivities), board-certified veterinary behaviorist, Walter F. Burghardt, says it is important that behavioral issues are addressed sooner rather than later. Lacey and Erica Cleary Here’s what pet owners should know while hosting guests this holiday season, according to behavioral expert, Dr. Burghardt: What may "trigger" a pet to react? Holiday events that... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY (Chapter III):

Medicare Coverage Plans

by Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Contributor There are only a few days left before those of us who are over 65 or disabled can change Medicare coverage plans. This is a very difficult decision. There are many health insurance companies who will provide coverage, usually better than the government's, but at a premium. The government's plan leaves a lot to be desired. To start, let's look at what Medicare does not cover.1 1. Medical needs incurred outside the United States. If you plan to travel and you have kept the government's plan, make sure to buy travel insurance. Although it... Read more →


CNBNEWS TRAVEL: Looking For A Great Adventure?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Delran, NJ)--Looking for a great adventure? For free? Look no further than Amico Island. It was historically an island in the Delaware River at the confluence of Rancocas Creek. Now a 55-acre peninsula attached by a narrow strip of land to the town of Delran, it is enjoyed by visitors for a variety of outdoor recreational uses. Most trails are wide and level, traversing meadow, forest, pond, and wetland habitat. Various points in the park afford very nice views of the Delaware River and of the flats at the mouth of the Rancocas Creek, looking north toward Hawk Island. The... Read more →