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September 19, 2022

Martin T. Burns, (Marty) of Gloucester City, age 76, Member of Carpenters Union Local 393, Army Veteran, GCHS Alum

On September 17, 2022. Age 76. Of Gloucester City. Loving husband of the late Maureen R. Burns (nee Holmes). Loving father of Martin J. Burns (Leah) and Julia Mortimore (Leonard) and step- father of Michele Scott (Shawn) and Vince Antico. Cherished grandfather of Martin James, William Joseph, Sebastian, Sophia, Emily, Shane, and Kaylee. Predeceased by his siblings, John Burns, Thomas Burns, Michael Burns, Ellen Szczepanski, Jean Schmitt and Kathleen Burns. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Marty was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School, where he played on the basketball team. He went on to proudly serve our... Read more →


CNB Traffic Alert: Al-Jo Curve Continues to be Closed Overnight

I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to be closed and detoured overnight this week in Bellmawr, Camden County I-76 eastbound right lane also closed overnight this week (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound, also known as Al-Jo's Curve, and the right lane on I-76 eastbound, are scheduled to be closed overnight this week as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. The I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound will be closed beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Monday, September 19, until 5... Read more →


How Does Delivery Software for Restaurants Work?

The global pandemic led to a rise in demand for food delivery services. However, customers quickly came to see how expensive it is to get food through a third-party provider. They were dismayed to see their bill almost double at times because of the fees charged by these providers. Consumers weren't alone. Restaurant owners were paying exorbitant commissions to these delivery platforms. This cut into profits because passing these fees on to customers could lead to a loss of business. Why are third-party platforms able to charge so much? How can software for your restaurant address these issues? Market Consolidation... Read more →


New Jersey Politics: 14 Emerge New Jersey Women on the Ballot in November

Trenton, New Jersey—Emerge New Jersey, the state’s premier organization that recruits and trains Democratic women to run for office, announced it has 14 women on the ballot this November in races from school board to county commissioner and more. This follows a successful primary season for the organization which celebrated a historic 100% win rate in June. The Emerge alums who go on to win their races in November will serve their communities in office, providing new experiences, voices and representation to their constituents. Emerge alums on the ballot share unique backgrounds and identities that will bring much needed perspectives... Read more →


Fishtown Fall Festivale, Sept. 24 on Frankford Avenue; 125 + Restaurants, Bars, Merchants and Vendors

* Fishtown's largest street festival moves to fall with food, drink, family fun, DJs, celebrity dunk tank and more * Philadelphia, PA - Fishtown District announces Fishtown Fall Feastivale on Saturday, September 24, 2022, from 12:00pm to 8:00pm, along Frankford Avenue, from Girard to Oxford. Philadelphia's red hot dining district will build upon the success of the former Fishtown FeastivALE with a new focus on all things delicious. The event will showcase top food and drink from over 20 Fishtown favorite restaurants and bars, plus 100+ retail stores and other vendors. This year's festivities include an expanded kids' corner, carnival... Read more →


GCHS Annual Kathy Campbell Scholarship Golf Outing, Oct. 1 at Pitman Golf Club

Please save the date for the 2022 Kathy Campbell Scholarship Golf Outing on Saturday, October 1, 2022, at Pitman Golf Club. All proceeds benefit Gloucester Catholic students. For information on registrations and sponsorships, contact Kathy Dougherty at ekc_kd@yahoo.com Gloucester Catholic | 333 Ridgeway Street, Gloucester City, NJ 08030 Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Waterfowl and Trout Stamp Art Winners Chosen

Two accomplished artists have again won top honors in Delaware’s Waterfowl Stamp and Trout Stamp art contests, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today. Best in Show in the DNREC-sponsored contests went to a painting of a wood duck in a bottomland swamp by Richard Clifton of Milford, Del., which will grace the 2023/24 Delaware Waterfowl Stamp, and to a painting of a brown trout by Jeffrey Klinefelter of Etna Green, Ind., to be featured on the 2023 Delaware Trout Stamp. The annual stamp art competition drew 13 entries for the 2023/24 Delaware Waterfowl Stamp and 12... Read more →


*Just Weeks Remaining: Rams Class of '63 Reunion

GCHS Class of '63 at their 50th Reunion. (CNBNews file photo) WEST DEPTFORD, NJ--Members of the Gloucester Catholic High School Class of 1963 are gathering at the beautiful Riverwinds Restaurant for their 60th Reunion Luncheon, on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20 located on the Delaware River in West Deptford, NJ. The social gathering will be held from noon to 4 PM. All class members at any time, including those who may have graduated elsewhere, and their guests are welcome. Cost per Person: $50 Includes an entree choice, made at the luncheon itself, of: - Salmon w/Dijon Cream Sauce (sauce may be omitted)... Read more →


Alleged Philadelphia Drug Dealer Arrested, Stockpile of Drugs, Guns, and Stolen Cars Recovered

PHILADELPHIA, PA (September 18, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--A Middletown Township man was charged on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, after an investigation led authorities to a search of his Durham Road home and storage units in Philadelphia where they located a stockpile of guns, drugs, and stolen vehicles. Law enforcement officers recovered 10 handguns, including two illegally modified to be fully automatic, a bullet proof vest, ammunition, five stolen cars and crystal methamphetamine and other drugs and paraphernalia during the search that resulted in the arrest of 37-year-old Joseph “Joey” Scott. Scott was charged with eight counts each of possession with intent to deliver... Read more →


Lower Township Police Dept. Releases Weekly Crime Report; Officers Average 166 Calls Per Day

The Lower Township Police Department responded to or initiated a total of 1157 calls, averaging a total of 166 calls per day. Police also made a total of 8 arrests during this period. Below is a breakdown of incidents by date: 8-29-22 Non-Criminal Incidents - 1 Fire Related Calls - 3 Motor Vehicle Accidents - 0 Traffic Enforcement - 26 Public Services – 119 Domestic Violence Incidents - 0 Criminal Mischief – Briarwood Dr., Erma Criminal Mischief – Wildwood Ave., Villas 8-30-22 Non-Criminal Incidents - 5 Fire Related Calls - 0 Motor Vehicle Accidents - 3 Traffic Enforcement - 20... Read more →