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August 14, 2022

Although Fined Many Times Landlord Kenneth Wallace Keeps Violating Gloucester City Housing Laws

Updated/corrected Neighbors said the property became a haven for squatters and drug dealers William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet For several years the Merchantville owner of 23 North Harley Avenue has been issued numerous citations for violations of the Gloucester City Housing and Maintenance Code. (photo credit CNBNewsnet) CORRECTION: It has been brought to our attention (today, August 15) that Merrith McDonald paid landlord Kenneth Wallace several thousand dollars in rent for the time that she was living at 23 N. Harley Ave. She was not involved in any sales of illegal drugs. And, she was not affiliated in any... Read more →


Another Pennsylvania Mayor Charged with Malfeasance

Shutterstock image By Anthony Hennen | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Mayors of Pennsylvania's small towns and large cities have fallen afoul of the law with varying reasons. Meadville Mayor Jaime Kinder is the latest added to the list. Larger cities tend to have trouble with bribery, corruption, and the abuse of public funds, while small town mayors tend to violate the law outside the mayor’s office. In the case of Kinder, the Office of State Inspector General has filed a criminal complaint alleging she fraudulently received almost $1,000 in SNAP benefits in 2019. The complaint accuses the... Read more →


Agnes R. (Conway) Ippolite, of Westville, age 91

Agnes R. (Conway) Ippolite, of Westville, NJ, a lifelong South Jersey resident and 1948 graduate of Camden High School, died on Aug. 7, 2022. She was 91. Legacy Agnes remained independent and active in her own home until her final days. She is remembered by family, friends, and all who knew her for her stamina, quick wit, “spunk” and fun-loving nature. She loved to sing and tell entertaining family stories, and she always welcomed a good joke or a heated debate. She was a lifelong homemaker devoted to her home and family, and she was proud of her Irish heritage... Read more →


CCPO HONORS TWO CANINE TEAM MEMBERS

Camden City, N.J.- August is NATIONAL DOG MONTH, and the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office recognizes its two canine team members, K9 Ace and K9 Rookie, announced Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay. K9 Ace is a male black Labrador Retriever. K9 Ace joined the CCPO team in May 2019 when he was three years old. K9 Ace attended the New Jersey Police K9 Association Narcotics Scent Detection Academy and completed the 10-week course in August 2019. K9 Ace serves in the CCPO Narcotics Unit and he is a single purpose police K9 who is trained in narcotics detection. K9 Ace... Read more →


GTPD ALERT: Counterfeit Currency Fraud at Urban Air Adventure Park

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ--On July 20, 2022 at 11 AM, the pictured suspect arrived at Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park on Cross Keys Road operating a dark colored mini van with dark wheels and no front plate. The suspect entered the establishment and proceeded to the concession stand where he made two small transactions utilizing counterfeit $50 bills for each. The suspect accepted change in the amount of $89.92 total, defrauding Urban Air, and left the establishment shortly after. If you can identify the suspect in the video and photos call the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500, or call... Read more →


CNB ENTERTAINMENT: Blues Traveler Announces Additional Dates

For 35th Anniversary Tour The Ionic Band Will Be Performing Songs From Their Latest Grammy®-Nominated Album Travelers Blue’s As Well As The Songs That Defined Them Seminal, Six-Time, Platinum Rockers Blues Traveler has revealed that their 35th Anniversary celebration will continue well into the Fall as they announce additional dates for their successful tour. Tickets for the “Blues Traveler 35th Anniversary Tour” can be purchased at https://bluestraveler.com/tour/. Throughout the tour, the seminal band has been performing a revival of songs that has spanned more than three decades and 14 hit albums – including the iconic four, which went six-times Platinum... Read more →


Philly Happenings: Omakase by Yanaga in Fishtown Grand Opening

OmakasebyYanaga-Photo by Eddy Marenco PHILLY SUSHI WHISPERER KEVIN YANAGA AND GLU HOSPITALITY GRAND OPENING OMAKASE BY YANAGA IN FISHTOWN WITH 25 COURSE TASTING MENU Philadelphia, PA - Philly's Sushi Whisperer Kevin Yanaga and Glu Hospitality announce the grand opening of Omakase by Yanaga in Fishtown at 1832 Frankford Avenue. Omakase is a Japanese cuisine-style “menu” that is completely left in the hands of the Chef. Chef Yanaga will be preparing his Kaiseki style Omakase, in the intimate and exclusive eight-seat dining area attached to the already existing Izakaya by Yanaga restaurant. Through the discrete double doors to the back of... Read more →