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January 2022

John "Corpy" Fisher, Gateway Regional HS Teacher, Basketball and Baseball Coach

On January 22, 2022, of Haddon Twp., NJ. Age 76 years. Beloved husband of 41 years to Kay Fisher (nee Stratford). Devoted father of Kevin (Emi nee Takahashi) Fisher. Loving grandfather of Ray. Dear brother of Pat Parker (Steve) and Sandy Meadowcroft. Corpy was a graduate of Collingswood High School, class of 1963, where he played on the Colonial Conference championship basketball team. He received his B.A. in 1967 from Rutgers University. He then taught and coached at Gateway Regional High School for 35 years. In retirement, he was a substitute teacher at Haddon Township High School and an umpire... Read more →

GOOD NEWS: New Jersey American Water Invests $540,000 in Haddon Heights Infrastructure

CAMDEN, N.J. – JAN. 26, 2022 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 2,700 feet of aging water main in Haddon Heights starting next week. The project also includes replacing two fire hydrants and 50 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging 4- and 6-inch cast iron water lines that were installed in the 1900s with new 6- and 8-inch ductile iron main along the following streets: North Park Avenue from Green Street to Station Avenue Station Avenue from North Park Avenue to West Atlantic Avenue This $540,000 investment will continue to advance... Read more →

Adrienne Shaw, of Gloucester City, age 56

Suddenly on January 18, 2022. Age 56. Of Gloucester City. Born in Camden, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin Westcot. Adrienne is survived by her mother, Angelina Shaw; loving children, Ebben Melton, Lewis Young; brothers; Benjamin and Vincent Shaw. She was also predeceased by her brother, Victor Shaw. Adrienne was a homemaker who loved to cook and spend time with family and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Adrienne’s visitation on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, from 4 pm to 6 pm at the McCann-Healey Funeral Home, 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City. Services will begin at 6:00... Read more →

Another Habitat for Humanity Home in Gloucester County

Director Frank J. DiMarco, Deputy Director Heather Simmons and Commissioner Jim Jefferson joined new homeowners Ana Toro and Kennetha Dixon for the 51st & 52nd Groundbreaking Ceremony for Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity on Tuesday, January 18. The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners were joined by Anthony Isabella, Executive Director of Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity, Mayor Peg Sickel of Woodbury, Ernie Huggard of First Harvest Credit Union and Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity Board President Ronda Abbruzzese. As part of Habitat for Humanity’s programs, homeowners become vested in their property by completing 350 hours of sweat equity in place... Read more →

George P. Stebner, Jr., of Gloucester City

Music is the strongest form of magic. It creates something that people can connect to. And that’s what good music does. It speaks to you. It changes you. No matter the notes, no matter the rhythms, at the end of the song you feel something. That was our composer, George P. Stebner, Jr. His song of life gave us happiness and brought us 79 years of jokes, Donald Duck voices, and the best note of all-love. George P. Stebner, Jr. passed away at 79 years old at Cooper University Hospital in Camden. Music is the literature of the heart; where... Read more →

Where to invest when the stock market is overheated

As an alternative to the stock market, I choose cryptocurrencies. I am not a crypto enthusiast, because the capitalization of any cryptocurrency is nothing but market trust. Unlike stocks, it is not backed by real goods and services. On the other hand, bitcoin has been with us globally since 2014, i.e. for 8 years. During this time, he is constantly "buried", but each time he comes to life like a phoenix, and renews its peak value. Peak value of Bitcoin by years: 2014 953 USD 2015 465 USD 2016 975 USD 2017 19 497 USD 2018 17 527 USD 2019 13 016 USD... Read more →

Mt Laurel Animal Hospital in Need of Blood Donors

Just like humans, some dogs have serious illnesses or injuries that may require a blood transfusion. To perform blood transfusions, we at Mount Laurel Animal Hospital need access to donor blood. This donor blood comes from other dogs whose owners have signed them up for blood donor programs, like this one! For any pet owner with a dog in need, canine blood donations are very important, as they give the receiving dog a second chance at life. There is always a need for blood donations...just ask Mo! OUR SUPERHEROES MEET MO Mo, who is now 9 years old, was a... Read more →

Rita Ann Ferry (Beers), of Gloucester City

On January 24, 2022. Of Gloucester City. Born in Borne, MA, she was the daughter of Richard D. Beers and the late Rose S. Beers (Neff). She was a loving mother, wife, daughter, sister aunt, and friend. Rita is survived by her husband of 22 years, Gregory B. Ferry, and her daughter, RoseMarie Walker (Michael). She is also survived by siblings; Donna Litz (John), Jane Beers, Robert Beers, Richard Beers (Lucy), Marie Fitzpatrick (Tom); stepchildren, Tina Bell (Dave), Steve Ferry (Venus); grandchildren, Ashley (Pat), Brittany; great-granddaughter, Kaylee; nieces and nephews, John Litz, Tim Litz, Jen Beers, Kevin Reid, Scott Reid... Read more →

THANKS JOE! Biden's Open Border Policies are Slamming Overwhelmed Immigration Court System photo The Biden administration’s controversial open border policies are slamming the overwhelmed U.S. Immigration Court system, creating the largest backlog of cases in history. A new report issued by Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) reveals that the backlog is “growing faster than ever, burying judges in an avalanche of cases.” At the end of December pending cases reached a shocking 1,596,193, according to government figures obtained by TRAC under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). To put things in perspective, researchers point out that if every person with a pending immigration case gathered, it would surpass the... Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: SECOND New York Police Officer Wilbert Mora Succumbs

Police Officer Wilbert Mora New York City Police Department, New York End of Watch Tuesday, January 25, 2022 Police Officer Wilbert Mora and Police Officer Jason Rivera were shot and killed when they responded with a third officer to the report of a domestic dispute call in an apartment at 119 West 135th Street in Harlem. When the officers arrived at the apartment about 6:30 pm, they spoke with the suspect's mother. Officer Rivera and Officer Mora went to the rear of the apartment to interview the suspect while the third officer stayed with the mother. As the officers approached... Read more →

HELP WANTED: Bergen County Prosecutors Office Seeking Public Information assistant

OPEN POSITION – PUBLIC INFORMATION ASSISTANT The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking a creative, organized, detail-oriented professional for its Community Affairs Unit. Reporting to the Chief of the Community Affairs Unit, this individual will have a varied range of tasks and will assume a significant role in supporting all aspects of the BCPO’s communications, including public and media relations, press event coordination, research, web and social media content creation, social media monitoring, poster and flyer creation, social media online community management, and analysis of performance metrics. This position will assist with the dissemination of public messaging including crisis communications... Read more →

NJ State Police Investigate 1-76 Traffic Accident; Investigators Say Victim Was Shot

Monday night traffic accident backs up traffic on I-76 near Gloucester City exit for seven hours. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 25, 2022)(CNBNews)--New Jersey State Police said today that a 48-year-old Louis E. Ciccanti was behind the wheel of a 2004 Mercedes-Benz when he was fatally shot Monday night, around 10:30 p.m. on Interstate 676 near milepost 4. At first State Police labeled Ciccanti's death as suspicious and noted that he did not die from injuries sustained during the crash. The investigation stretched into the Tuesday morning rush hour commute. Sources say traffic was back up near the accident for over... Read more →

First esports Operator to Be Granted New Jersey Transactional Waiver

Esports Entertainment Group Granted Approval to Begin Betting Operations in New Jersey Hoboken, New Jersey – January 24, 2021 – Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMBL) (NASDAQ: GMBLW) (or the “Company”) announced today that it has received an Order approving a Transactional Waiver from the Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement which permits the company to begin accepting bets in the state. The Company becomes the first esports betting operator to receive a Transactional Waiver in New Jersey and plans to launch their betting platform following a five-day ‘soft play’ period which will begin this afternoon.... Read more →

Mount Holly Drug Dealer Receives Prison Term for Death of Customer

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 54-year-old Mount Holly drug dealer has been sentenced to 11 years in New Jersey state prison for narcotics possession and for causing the death of a Lumberton resident who fatally overdosed on fentanyl he bought from her. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Linda Naulty pled guilty in November to Strict Liability for Drug-Induced Death (First Degree) and Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance with Intent to Distribute (Third Degree). The agreement called for an eight-year term for the first-degree crime, of which Naulty must serve 85 percent before becoming eligible... Read more →

Tips and help for the incorporate cryptocurrency guide

Bitcoin has motivated the dispatch of numerous other advanced monetary standards, with in excess of 1,000 variants of computerized coins or tokens at present accessible. They are not any different either way and their qualities ​​are totally different, just like their liquidity. All things considered, there is fine differentiation between coins, altcoins, and tokens. Altcoins or elective coins for the most part depict other than the major bitcoins, despite the fact that altcoins like Ethereum, litecoin, swell, dogecoin, and run are considered in the 'principle' class of coins, which means their exchange is more bad money. Coins go about as... Read more →

What are the basic requirements and tips of crypto trading?

Regardless of whether it's simply the possibility of ​​cryptocurrencies or the enhancement of their portfolios, individuals from varying backgrounds are putting resources into advanced monetary forms. In the event that you are new to this idea and thinking about what's going on, here are some fundamental thoughts and contemplations for putting resources into digital forms of money. Find out here more crypto trading tips to earn more money for your business. What digital forms of money are accessible and how might I get them? With a market cap of roughly 8 278 billion, Bitcoin is the most settled cryptographic money.... Read more →

How to cover the bitcoin related risks and consider as a good currency 

The cryptographic money market has become extremely well known and each merchant needs to become wildly successful through a bitcoin exchange. Notwithstanding, an exceptionally unpredictable market can be hard to keep up with, particularly thinking that it is a market that never rests against the securities exchange. To make things more straightforward for merchants, exchange boats have been created. An exchanging bot can be characterized as a product program intended to collaborate straightforwardly with a monetary trade to get important data and decipher it so dealers can trade orders. If you are trying to know actual risks related to bitcoin... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: Rural Millennial CA Assemblyman Heath Flora Demonstrates Leadership

at CA Trucking Association Conference With Fresh Perspective, Solutions, Partnerships By Marc Ang A California Republican is a rare sighting in elected office, but a quarter of the California Assembly members are Republican, and one of them is Assemblyman Heath Flora (R-Ripon), who hails from the almond capital of the world in the Central Valley. We caught up at the California Trucking Association (CTA) conference and weighed in on issues affecting an industry I have covered on numerous occasions, critical to the supply chain crisis. Flora had a robust resume before entering public office and that was very clear in... Read more →

Absolute effective crypto trading guide and investment ideas

This year we can see that cryptographic forms of money go all over 15% of the worth consistently. Such value variances are known as changes. In any case, imagine a scenario in which ... this is completely typical and abrupt changes would one say one are of the qualities of a bad cash that permits you to create great gains? Above all else, digital currencies have as of late made advances into the standard, so all the news and bits of hearsay with regards to them are "hot". We see intense changes in costs following each assertion by government authorities... Read more →

Pemberton Man Charged with Possession, Distribution of Child Pornography

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief Jason Watters announced that a 19-year-old Browns Mills man has been charged with possessing and distributing child sexual abuse material. Dawson Simons, of the 300 block of Seminole Trail, was charged with three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (two Second Degree and one Third Degree). He was lodged in the Burlington County Jail in Mount Holly pending an appearance in Superior Court. The case will be prepared for presentation to a grand jury for possible indictment. Simons was taken into custody Friday morning at his residence following... Read more →

Michael J. Comuso, of Wenonah; formerly of Bellmawr

Michael J. Comuso, on January 23, 2022, of Wenonah; formerly of Bellmawr. Age 66. Beloved husband of 43 years to Deborah Comuso (nee Gerner). Devoted father of Nicole Jatzke (Scott) and Heather Feinberg (Matthew). Loving Pop of McKenzie and Collin. Dear brother of Paul Sr. and uncle of Paul Jr. and Christopher. Michael was a member the PBA and the FOP. He retired as a Detective-Sergeant with the Camden City Police. There will be a visitation from 6pm to 8pm Friday, January 28 at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial Service 8pm at the funeral home. Interment is private. In lieu... Read more →

I-295 northbound overnight lane closures and detour Monday and Tuesday in Bellmawr

Route 42 northbound Exit 1B also closed tonight and tomorrow (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced overnight lane closures and a detour on I-295 northbound, as well as the closure and detour of Route 42 Exit 1B tonight and tomorrow night as the demolition of the Browning Road Bridge continues in Bellmawr, Camden County. NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the two right lanes on I-295 northbound at Exit 26 where the highway splits for I-76 toward Philadelphia/I-295 toward Trenton tonight, Monday, January 24 and tomorrow, Tuesday, January 25 between... Read more →

NJ Developer Attends Meeting with Select Group of City Businessmen/Politicians to Discuss Freedom Pier Plan

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 24 2022)(CNBNews)--The Gloucester City Business Association held a meeting last week at the old Highland Park Fire Hall, Highland Blvd., and Sylvan Avenue for invitees only to discuss a new plan for the development of the Gloucester City waterfront at Freedom Pier. The presentation was given by representatives of the Meridia Capodagli Property, of North Jersey. Below is an artist sketch of the building the developer has proposed to erect on the Pier. It will extend from the water's edge back to King Street. The first floor would house shoppes... Read more →


If Gloucester City Residents Are Fed-Up With Paying The Highest Taxes In The State of New Jersey?

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CNBNewsnet graphic files Gloucester City residents are fed up with the continual surge in their property and school taxes as evident when you read the Facebook comments we received on our article "Gloucester City One of Five Towns with Highest Tax Increase etc ". Related: CNB Opinion: Higher Taxes are Forcing People Out of Their Homes Residents are finally realizing after many decades of high local property and school taxes the only plan these two bodies had to offer you and others was "TAX AND SPEND." Related: Gloucester City in the Top 30 with... Read more →

Philadelphia Drug Dealers Arrested Two Years Ago Sentenced to 20 Year Prison Term

Illegal drugs confiscated from drug dealers Two Philadelphia drug dealers arrested two years ago during an investigation by the Bucks County Detectives Drug Strike Force were sentenced on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, to up to 20 years in state prison. Winston Frias-Moya, 33, and Adalberto Villalona, 45, were charged after having sold more than 5,000 bags of heroin/fentanyl during a pair of controlled purchases in February 2020. In August, they both pleaded guilty to two counts of possession with intent to deliver heroin one count each of criminal conspiracy and dealing in proceeds of unlawful activities. Frias-Moya also pleaded guilty... Read more →

Maggie Donahue, 56, of Gloucester City

On January 14, 2022. “Maggie” was 56. Of Gloucester City. Born in Camden, she was the daughter of the late Raymond C. Hagan and Myrtle J. (Marks) Donahue. Maggie is survived by her beloved partner of 30 years, Alton Baker; loving children, Marie, Ray, Paul, Brittany, Justin, Holly and Cheryl; 5 step-children; Robert, Alton L. Michael, Kelly, Laura; 28 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. She was also predeceased by her son, John. Funeral arrangements and inquiries may be made through McCann Healey Funeral Home, 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City, Ph: 856-456-1142 Condolences and memories may be shared at under the... Read more →

Georgia F. Henry, age 75, of Runnemede

Georgia F. Henry (nee Adams), on January 20, 2022, of Runnemede, NJ; formerly of NE Philadelphia, PA. Age 75. Beloved mother of Loralee Cardie (Kevin), Angela Pacewicz, and the late Elwood ("Chuck") Pacewicz. Devoted Gippy of Samantha, Brittanie, Joey, Jack, Tyler, Olivia, Lucas, and Max and Great Gippy of Skyler, Hailey, Anthony and Tatiana. Dear sister of the late James Adams. Georgia was an artist and an avid reader from a young age. Her love of books had turned into a passion for writing. She is the author of two novels and has inspired her youngest daughter and granddaughter to... Read more →

Philadelphia Resident Sentenced to Prison for Illegal Sale of Gun to Undercover Officer

A 29-year-old man who illegally sold a loaded handgun and ammunition to undercover police in Bensalem Township in December 2020 was sentenced on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, to serve up to seven years in state prison. Xzayvien Jenkins, of Conestoga Street in Philadelphia, was charged with carrying a concealed firearm without a license, a third-degree felony, and illegal transfer of a firearm, a second-degree misdemeanor, following the sale. Jenkins pleaded guilty on Oct. 20 to both counts. On Wednesday, Common Pleas Judge Brian T. McGuffin sentenced him to three to six years in state prison on the firearms not to... Read more →

Louise C. Smalley, age 73 of Bellmawr

Louise C. Smalley, born July 30, 1948 to the late Harry G. and Beatrice G. Smalley nee Pickett, resided in Bellmawr, NJ for most of her life. She was formerly a resident of Senior Campus One in Blackwood. She died peacefully on January 19, 2022 at 73 years of age. Louise is survived by her beloved sister Eileen Mihok nee Smalley (Don) and brother James Smalley (Janet), nieces and nephews Greg Mihok, Gail Coughlin nee Mihok, Suzanne Beers nee Smalley (Kale), and Lisa Smalley, grand nieces and nephews Emily Coughlin, Allison Coughlin, James David Beers, and Kimberly Beers, dear cousin... Read more →

Florence M. Pierce of Runnemede. Age 85.

Florence M. Pierce (nee Beideman), on January 21, 2022, of Runnemede. Age 85. Beloved wife of Albert Jr. for 64 years. Devoted mother of Albert F. Pierce III (Linda), Dennis G. Pierce (Lori), and Deborah M. Carey (Doug). Loving grandmother of 11 and great grandmother of 10. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Florence loved her family - family was everything to her. She was a big fan of the Flyers, Phillies, and Sixers. Florence may have been small, but she was feisty. She enjoyed baking Christmas cookies and cooking Sunday dinners with Debbie. Florence spent many summers at... Read more →

Rowan's Basketball Scores Men and Women Teams

Rowan Men's Basketball Rolls Over Kean, 96-78 UNION, NJ – Andrew Seager and Arian Azemi scored 16 points apiece to lead a balanced effort as Rowan defeated Kean, 96-78, in an NJAC men’s basketball matchup. The win is the Profs’ third in the row as they improve to 15-3 on the year, and 8-3 in the conference. Seager, who shot 6-for-15 from the field, and Azemi both recorded double-doubles with Seager grabbing 10 and Azemi pulling down 11. Marcellus Ross scored 13 points for the Profs as did Hafeez Melvin, who connected on 13-for-14 from the foul line. Rowan led... Read more →

Harry M. Lewbart, of Gibbsboro, long time member of VFW Post 3620 and American Legion Post 371

Gibbsboro - On January 16, 2022, Harry passed away at the age of 90. Born in Philadelphia, Harry served in the US Navy for 4 years from 1948-1952. After his honorable discharge, he worked as a design engineer. Harry was longtime member of Townsend C. Young VFW Post 3620 in Gloucester City and the Gibbsboro American Legion Post 371. Harry is lovingly survived by his wife, Nancy (nee Farrell); his daughter, Linda Patchus (Husband, Michael) of Lancaster, SC; his grandchildren, Michael Patchus, Jr. (Wife, Sharae) of Hawaii and Amy Cramutola (Husband, John) of Blackwood as well as his nephew, Albert... Read more →

Are Apple Cider Vinegar Gummies Really a Health Kick for You?

Apple cider vinegar has been known for its health benefits. In fact, some people are so eager to use it that they even use it as a condiment. But are apple cider vinegar gummies really good for you? You might be surprised to learn that there's not much research on the effects of this popular health food. Here is what we do know. For starters, the potency of apple cider vinegar changes depending on temperature and time, which means the amount of acid in each serving can vary quite a bit. There's also no way to know if your particular... Read more →

Rowan Women and Men Swim Teams Champs of NJAC

NJAC CHAMPS! Rowan Women's Team Defeats TCNJ, 157-139, to Capture Conference Crown GLASSBORO, NJ -- The Rowan Women's Swimming & Diving Team captured the New Jersey Athletic Conference Championship with a 157-139 win over The College of New Jersey on Saturday. The Profs win their 14th overall title and fifth in the last six seasons as the team did not compete in 2020-21. The NJAC crowns its champions through regular-season competition among the schools. Rowan went 4-0-1 in NJAC action this season. COMPLETE RESULTS Individually, Rowan had two swimmers win three events each. Veronica Alferez claimed first with a season-best... Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: NY Patrolman Jason Rivera Shot and Killed Responding to a Domestic Violence Call

JASON RIVERA New York City Police Department, New York End of Watch Friday, January 21, 2022 NEW YORK, NJ--Police Officer Jason Rivera was shot and killed when he and two other officers responded to a domestic violence call in an apartment at 119 West 135th Street in Harlem. When the officers arrived at the apartment about 6:30 pm, they spoke with the suspect's mother. Officer Rivera and another officer went to the rear of the apartment to interview the suspect while the third officer stayed with the mother. As the officers approached the door to a room the suspect was... Read more →

NJ Announces 1 Billion Water Infrastructure Plan

DEP Seeks Input on Water Infrastructure Investment Plan (WIIP), Commences Virtual Engagement Sessions January 24 and 27 to Assess Needs and Set Priorities for Projects to be Funded by Historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Continuing State Investments TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette today announced the launch of the state’s Water Infrastructure Investment Plan. This innovative effort aims to better understand and resolve water infrastructure challenges plaguing New Jersey communities and utilities through short- and long-term investments that will create good-paying jobs while delivering safe, reliable drinking water, reducing flooding, and improving the quality... Read more →

GROWING UP IN GLOUCESTER CITY: The Gloucester City Coast Guard Base Circa 1968

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--Looking at the photo below there are two tall buildings that stand out. This is a guess, is the first arrow on the left pointing to St. Mary's Grammar School? Regarding the second arrow on the right, would that building be the Hunter Street School? Comment below if you have a guess. Check out the Christmas menu below the photo. The Coastguardsmen ate pretty well. I never paid much attention to the Coast Guard Base, it was always there when I was growing up. The property was given to City residents... Read more →

Couple Sentenced to Prison for Sex Abuse of Children in House of Evil in Bristol Township

A man and woman will face decades in state prison for the repeated sexual assault of three children under the age of 13, abuse that they also filmed in more than 40 videos of child pornography. Leonard F. Hewitt Sr., 51, and Krystyn Anne Smock, 40, both of Bristol Township, committed the acts for more than four years from January 2014 to October 2019, the investigation uncovered. One of the victims came forward in January 2020, leading to their arrests shortly after. The two pleaded guilty last year on a number of felony sex offenses, including rape of a child,... Read more →

Free FDA Coronavirus Test Kits Available

January 19, 2022 by Colleen Tressler Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC There’s a new federal resource to get free FDA-authorized coronavirus test kits. At, you’ll find information about testing and a link to the U.S. Postal Service – – where you can order up to four rapid tests to be sent to your home address. Your kits will be mailed through the U.S. Postal Service within 7 to 12 days. The tests are completely free. There are no shipping costs, and you don’t have to give a credit card or bank account number. You only need... Read more →

Top NJ Public Health School Students and Faculty Partner

with State Initiative to Address Black Maternal and Infant Mortality Crisis Students and faculty in the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science (SNHES) at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) partner with First Lady Tammy Murphy's Nurture NJ to tackle the state’s Black maternal and infant mortality crisis. Ria Rodney, MSW, Adjunct Professor, TCNJ EWING, NJ January 20, 2022 – Students and faculty in the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science (SNHES) at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) are partnering with Nurture NJ to tackle the state’s Black maternal and infant mortality crisis. First Lady of New... Read more →

Veronica Wright, of Audubon , age 91

(nee Keating) On January 12, 2022, of Audubon, NJ. Age 91 years. Beloved wife of the late Edward J. Wright. Dear mother of Jacqueline (Don) Lauk, Nancy Keller, Mary Wright and Mark Wright. Loving grandmother of Meghan, Kristin, Colleen, Emily, Erin, Corinne and Alysoun and great grandchildren, Ayden, Ella, Jack, Kinsley, Lila, Leah and Umeed. She is also lovingly survived by her brother, John (Sally) Keating. Mrs. Wright loved reading, knitting, time spent at the beach and playing dominoes. She especially enjoyed a Manhattan with her husband, Ed. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her visitation on Saturday, February... Read more →

Jill Ann Travis, age 55, Succumbed To Injuries Substained From A House Fire

On January 13, 2022, Jill passed away due to injuries sustained from a house fire at age 55. (nee Oldson) Of West Deptford. Loving and devoted wife of 38 years to Merial “JR” E. Travis, Jr. Loving mother of Brittany Erin Craft (Brian), John Dillon Travis (Brittany Genovese) and Taylor Leigh Travis (Zach Pierce). Cherished grandmother of Katharine Lily Craft and Jack Phillip Travis. Dear sister of Carla Gillies (Edward) and beloved aunt of Meghan Gillies and Kendall Gillies. Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Monday morning, January 24th, from 10 AM to 12 Noon at the... Read more →

Kevin Hendricks, age 46, of Cherry Hill

Unexpectedly on January 17, 2022 of Cherry Hill, NJ. Age 46 years. Beloved husband of Tara (nee Grisolia). Loving father of Brooke and Brad. Dear son of Michael & Perpetua Hendricks. He was the oldest of 7 children followed by: Maria Hendricks, Michael (Denielle) Hendricks, Regina (Scott) Halliday, James (Dina) Hendricks, Stephen Hendricks and Matthew (Alexis) Hendricks. Favorite Uncle Kev to 22 nieces and nephews. Special son-in-law of Frank & Jinny Grisolia. Amazing dog dad to Roxy. Kevin was raised in Collingswood, NJ. He was an accomplished athlete, including soccer, baseball, and track & field (State Champion) representing Bishop Eustace... Read more →

Ben Affleck and Gambling Addiction: Are the Rumors True?

The classic definition of gambling addiction is loss of control. The addicted person simply cannot stop, even if the results of his behavior cause him tangible harm. That Ben Affleck likes and knows how to play blackjack is a fact. We do not undertake to state whether it has harmed him, i.e., whether he has suffered irreparable financial damage due to his gambling addiction. A victim of gambling addiction continues to gamble, for instance, spinning the reels of da vinci diamonds slots without being able to stop. This creates a spiral at the end of which is the inability to... Read more →

Rose A. Wileczek, age 84, Loved the Mummers, Proud of Her Irish Heritage

Surrounded by her loving family, Rose Anna Wileczek (nee Barnes), age 84, passed away peacefully on January 18th, 2022. Born in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Margaret and James Barnes. The youngest of four children, Rose was preceded by her siblings Ellen, James, and Catherine Barnes. Loving wife of 61 years to Leonard J. Wileczek. Loving mother to her daughters Kathleen (Dan), Teresa (Joseph), Diane (Jerry), and Arlene (Tony), and her late sons, Percival and Donald Hassinger. Cherished grandmother of 15 and great-grandmother of 9. Rose was a caring woman with a wonderful... Read more →

CNB Consumer News: IRS Criminal Investigation issues 10 tips to avoid tax season fraud    

PHILADELPHIA – Each year, taxpayers’ personal information is compromised through phishing scams or by unscrupulous tax preparers. With tax season kicking off on Jan. 24, IRS Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) wants taxpayers to be aware of tax-related fraud. “Tax return preparers owe it to their clients to prepare tax returns that are complete, accurate and in compliance with the law,” said IRS Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge Yury Kruty. “Unfortunately, every tax filing season, we see tax return preparers who lie and cheat for a quick buck at the expense of their clients.” Tips to avoid tax season fraud include:... Read more →

Pagans MC Member Zach Miller Sentenced to 10 Years Imprisonment for Distribution of "Crank"

PITTSBURGH, PA (January 21, 2022)--- A former resident of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, was sentenced in federal court on charges of violating federal narcotics trafficking laws, United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung announced today. RELATED: Gloucester City Police Chief: There Was No Fight Between Pagans and Warlocks MEMBERS AND ASSOCIATES OF THE PAGANS OUTLAW MOTORCYCLE GANG ARRESTED IN TRI-STATE AREA SWEEP SCI Releases Report on Pagan's MC Gang Zachary Miller, 28, was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment and four years of supervised release by United States District Judge Robert J. Colville. In conjunction with the sentencing hearing, the Court was informed that... Read more →

CNB News Tribute to NJ College Students: Shippensburg Fall 2021 Dean's List

SHIPPENSBURG, PA (01/18/2022)-- Shippensburg University is pleased to announce the names of the outstanding undergraduates who have earned the distinction of being named to the Dean's List for the fall 2021 semester. Local students include: Lindsay Tripodo of Gibbsboro majoring in Communication Journalism with the College of Arts and Sciences Suzanna Dietrich of Ocean City majoring in Exercise Science with the College of Education & Human Services Lydia Bauer of Chesterfield majoring in Special Ed & ECH Ed with the College of Education & Human Services Mya Silva of Westampton majoring in Business Admin General with the Grove College of... Read more →

Guest Opinion: Ultimate Disrespect When Kelly Ernby’s Death Is Used To Fight About COVID  

By Marc Ang Tireless grassroots conservative activist and Orange County Deputy DA Kelly Ernby passed a few weeks ago supposedly from COVID complications. The shock reverberated through the Orange County conservative community as one of the GOP’s beloved rising stars, a kind-hearted 46-year-old blonde with a beautiful smile, passed prematurely. Just hours after her passing, opportunistic Republicans were the first jumping out in front of the media, acting like they were best friends with her, providing unverified accounts to the media, saying the death was due to COVID complications. I question the wisdom of that tweet. Why go out right... Read more →