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June 19, 2022

Philadelphia Fireman Dies When Building Collapses; Five Other Philadelphia Employees Suffered Injuries

PHILADELPHIA (June 18, 2022)--— It is with great sadness that the Philadelphia Fire Department announces the loss of one of its own along with injuries to five City of Philadelphia employees—four firefighters and one employee of the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I). Lieutenant Sean Williamson, 51, was killed in the line of duty while operating at this morning’s fire at 300 W. Indiana Avenue in the city’s Fairhill section. Lt. Williamson was a 27-year veteran of the Fire Department, most recently assigned to Ladder 18 located in the Hunting Park section of the city. Lt. Fire Lt. Sean Williamson... Read more →


Philadelphia Archbishop Nelson J. Perez Statement Regarding Death of Fire Lt. Sean Williamson

I was deeply saddened to learn that Lieutenant Sean Williamson of the Philadelphia Fire Department was killed in the line of duty this weekend. In the name of the people of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, I extend my prayerful condolences to Lieutenant Williamson’s family and friends who mourn this tragic loss. My heartfelt sympathy also goes out to Adam K. Thiel, Commissioner of the Philadelphia Fire Department, and the faithful men and women of the Philadelphia Fire Department as they cope with death of their beloved brother who faithfully served our city for over 27 years. In addition, I ask... Read more →


The Story Behind The Story:

What's Happening with Student Loans?

If you spread the $360 billion over the 143.3 million taxpayers, each of us owes $2,727 for someone else's debt.* Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Contributor There has been a lot of talk recently about student loan forgiveness; so, what is going on? The answer is "I don't know." The next question is why is all this happening? I have an idea about that. President Biden wants to forgive $360 billion in student loans. But he is not the one to do this. A loan can only be forgiven by the person who made the loan - that would be the... Read more →


Philadelphia Mayor Releases Statement on the Death of Fire Lt. Sean Williamson

PHILADELPHIA — Mayor Kenney today issued the following statement on the death of Philadelphia Fireman Lt. Sean Williamson: “I am deeply saddened to learn of the tragic death of Philadelphia Firefighter Lieutenant Sean Williamson. This is a heartbreaking day for our city. For more than 27 years, he dedicated his life to serving and protecting the people of Philadelphia, and sacrificed his life protecting others. Early this morning, like every day, he exemplified heroism by doing what our first responders do every day: put on their uniform, leave their loved ones, and carry out their sworn duty to protect and... Read more →


ARE YOU MISSING A BABY WALKER?

CNBNews photo GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)(June 19, 2022)--On our walk today Peyton discovered a baby walker behind the Cold Springs Preschool in Gloucester City. It looked brand new. Just to make sure there was no baby I circled the school several times. Seriously, why would anyone leave a baby walker in that location? Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: A Look Back at The Wildwoods 1950 and 1960/VIDEO

We first published this article/video August 2021 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (WILDWOOD, NJ--A 1960 documentary (see below) about the Wildwoods will bring back fond memories from those of us who grew up vacationing in this resort during the '50s and '60s. Although this was 60 years ago it seems like yesterday for some of us. Remember the smell of the sea when you got off the parkway and drove the last few miles into Wildwood along the Rio Grande Blvd. hoping you didn't get stuck in traffic when the bridge opened for a fishing boat. All the nightclubs... Read more →


Booker Joins Farm Workers to Promote ‘Take Our Jobs’ Campaign   

NEW JERSEY—New Jersey’s Cory Booker today became the second United States senator to work alongside farm workers as part of the United Farm Workers' and UFW Foundation’s “Take Our Jobs” campaign for immigration reform. Last September, professional farm workers invited all 100 U.S. senators to work a day with them in the fields while immigration reform measures remain stalled in the Senate. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) worked in Ventura County vegetable fields north of Los Angeles on June 3. Working at a New Jersey farm, Sen. Booker harvested lettuce, cleaned leafy greens, and ended the day planting tomatoes. Photos of... Read more →


Maple Shade Police Working With 7-Eleven to Reward Local Kids for Good Behavior

Law Enforcement Officers in Maple Shade to Reward Local Kids for Good Behavior with Free 7-Eleven Slurpee® Drink Coupons Maple Shade 15 June 2022 – The chill is on this summer as 7-Eleven, Inc. kicks off another year of Operation Chill®, the company’s signature community outreach program, which gives local law enforcement agencies an opportunity to make a positive connection with kids through free Slurpee® drink coupons. Each year, 7-Eleven donates free Slurpee drink coupons to agencies across the country for their officers to reward children they see observing safety rules, participating in positive activities, or performing good deeds and... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on College Students: Lehigh University Class of 2022 Graduates

CNBNews graphic file BETHLEHEM, PA (06/17/2022)-- During Commencement ceremonies in May 2022, Lehigh University conferred 1,092 Bachelor's degrees, 394 Master's degrees and 33 Doctoral degrees. Of the more than 1,500 graduates, degree recipients came from 41 states and 42 countries outside of the United States. Kara Bonner of Medford, NJ (08055) with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major(s) in Journalism with High Honors Daniel Brody of Bridgeton, NJ (08302) with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major(s) in Psychology & Theatre with Highest Honors Liz Buck of Marlton, NJ (08053) with a Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering... Read more →


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CNB ENTERTAINMENT NEWS:BRAUHAUS SCHMITZ PRESENTS SOMMERFEST BLOCK PARTY ON SOUTH STREET

WITH GIANT MAYPOLE, LIVE MUSIC, DANCING AND MORE Philadelphia's largest German summer festival returns after three year delay with authentic food, 13 beers pouring, liter lift competition, VIP tickets and family fun Philadelphia, PA - Prost! Brauhaus Schmitz presents Sommerfest Block Party and Summer Festival on South Street on Saturday, June 25th, from 11:00am to 7:00pm. The city's award-winning German restaurant will take over the entire 700 block of South Street for a full day of family fun that includes the region's largest Maypole, authentic German dancing, live music, flower crowns, face painting, schnapski tent, games and much more. Brauhaus... Read more →


Important Message From Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the NRA

Dear NRA members, For over 150 years, the National Rifle Association of America (NRA) has been the nation's leading voice in the call for responsible, law-abiding gun ownership and firearms education and training. With 5 million patriotic members, we promote Second Amendment freedom - and stand with you in opposition to the unlawful use of any firearm. CNBNews graphic file Our members, employees and supporters are parents, friends, and neighbors. We grieve with the people of Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, and find it heart-wrenching that anyone is capable of the evil that fell upon these communities. We join... Read more →