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May 22, 2022

Robert J. Stone of Gloucester City/Westville; Navy Veteran, Construction Worker, St. Mary Parishioner

Being a sports fanatic is a complex matter, in part irrational but not unworthy. It’s a relief from the seriousness of our world. Ya see, winning isn’t everything, but it beats everything that comes in second. Robert J. Stone was a serious sports fan who enjoyed being the boss on the field, the man in black… the umpire. “Blue”. He enjoyed watching his granddaughter play soccer and flag football. Bob was funny, in a sarcastic but fun way. He was incredibly generous and would do anything in his power to help you. He was just, great! Bob is either going... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: Suicides on USS George Washington a Concern

Stars and Stripes MAY 12, 2022 House lawmakers on Wednesday raised alarm over the string of suicides on the USS George Washington and the readiness of the Navy overall as the Pentagon’s top official acknowledged shortcomings with how sailors are housed on ships undergoing repairs. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told a subpanel of the House Appropriations Committee that the Pentagon is awaiting the results of two investigations into the George Washington and figuring out how to lodge sailors in the future after three of the ship’s crew members died in less than one week in April. “Whether or not we... Read more →


CNB Consumer Alert: Avoid Rescuing Young Wildlife

DNREC Reminder to Help Their Survival: 'If You Care, Leave Them There’ Look but don’t touch, much less disturb – and even then, just a quick glance and be on your way – that’s the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s message to Delawareans who are likely to see young wildlife in their backyards or almost anywhere in the outdoors this time of year. DNREC wants the public to be aware that the best thing to do when encountering young wildlife of any species is to leave the animals alone, since their mothers are usually nearby monitoring them. Taking... Read more →


Taxpayers Against Fraud Weekly Newsletter

Weekly Newsletter | May 20, 2022 | Fraud in America: Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) On today’s episode of Fraud in America, we’re interviewing Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), one of the key architects of the modern False Claims Act and other fraud fighting programs. In this interview, he discusses why he entered public service, the success of whistleblower laws like the False Claims Act and SEC Whistleblower Program, and how he is working with other legislative champions to strengthen these laws. Watch the episode here. Legal Developments TAF: A Look Back on the Success of the SEC Whistleblower Program To date,... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: Avalon Memorial Day Events

Avalon Hosts Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony Monday, May 30th American Legion Post #331 (Stone Harbor/Avalon) and the Borough of Avalon will host a Memorial Day parade and ceremony on Monday, May 30th, 2022. The parade will step off at 32ndStreet and Dune Drive and proceed north to Veterans Plaza where the ceremony will be held at the conclusion of the parade. DOWN THE SHORE The Guest of Honor at the event will be Command Chief Master Sergeant (ret) Michael R Francis, United States Air Force. Francis concluded his military service as the seventh State Command Chief for the New... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: Midway University

Confers Degrees and Presents Awards at Commencement Ceremony MIDWAY, KY (05/18/2022)-- At the May 14 Commencement Ceremony, Midway University conferred degrees on 83 graduate students and 246 undergraduate students who completed their coursework over the last academic year. This graduating class included individuals from 31 states and 7 countries. During the ceremony, two awards were presented by the University - the President's Award and the Midway Woman Award. Noah Ray (Reardan, Washington), President's Award - The President's Award is the highest honor bestowed upon a Midway University graduate. This award is presented to a graduate who has demonstrated excellence in... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: The Story Behind The Cape May Point Ghost Tracks.

POSTED BY: ADMIN MAY 15, 2022 Let me tell you a little bit about the Ghost Tracks on the beach at Cape May Point. When I was a kid, it was a magnesite plant. After it was closed in 1983, the local kids used it as a go kart track before they fenced it off and closed access to the property. So, here’s the story, in the 1920’s The Cape May Sand and Gravel Company that at one time had a sand processing plant at Sunset Beach that used trains to hall sand to the gravel company. The Cape May... Read more →


WE CAN WALK TO REMEMBER JUNE 19

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (CNBNews)The annual We Can Foundation Walk to Remember will be held on June 19, at the Pine Grove Fire Hall, 9th and Jersey Avenue, Gloucester City. The organization helps people who are fighting addiction. The public is invited to attend. If you are unable to attend and would like to make a donation send your check or money order to We Can Foundation, 573 Homewood Lane, Williamstown NJ 08094 RELATED: So Who is George Merryfield ? ##### SHOW ME YOUR FRIENDS AND I'LL SHOW YOU YOUR FUTURE Read more →


Rome Catholic High's Spring Concert Dedicated to People of Ukraine

PHILADELPHIA, PA (May 22, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--This upcoming Monday, May 23rd, Roman Catholic High School (RCHS) will be hosting a celebration of visual and performing arts in the Howard Center for the Arts (1212 Wood St.). The RCHS student orchestra will dedicate their performance to the people of Ukraine, demonstrating their solidarity with the suffering and plight of the Ukrainian people. The concert begins at 7:00 PM in the Black Box Theatre. In attendance, representing his homeland, will be Reverend Roman Pitula, Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Philadelphia. Rev. Pitula is a native of Stryj in... Read more →