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October 6, 2022

WABC Radio Host Bernie McGuirk, Age 64, Died of Prostate Cancer

Bernie was a class act... ~Bill Donohue Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the death of Bernie McGuirk: The death of WABC radio host Bernie McGuirk comes as a shock, notwithstanding the fact his health condition was known to be perilous. The show that he co-hosted with Sid Rosenberg—“Bernie and Sid in the Morning”—brought joy to the lives of their fans for many years. He died of prostate cancer at the age of 64 on October 5. Of all the TV and radio shows I have done, none has been more fun than my time spent with Bernie and... Read more →


Brooklawn Traffic Alert: Daytime Site Surveys Route 130 Bridge Over Big Timber Creek

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) is advising the public of a survey work and priority repairs a drainage outfall near the Route 130 Bridge over Big Timber Creek in Brooklawn, Camden County. At 7 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, October 7, until 3:30 p.m., NJDOT crews will be preforming a site survey near the Route 130 Bridge over Big Timber Creek in preparation for temporary flood gate repairs to a drainage outfall. At 7 a.m. Monday, October 10, until 3:30 p.m., and if necessary, on Tuesday, October 11, at the same times, the flood gate will be temporarily repaired.... Read more →


Camden County History Month: Exhibit About the Enslaved Africans of Pomona Hall

Camden City, NJ—The Camden County Historical Society invites the public to join us for the opening of an exhibit “Say My Name”: Enslaved Africans of Pomona Hall on Sunday, October 9, 2022 from 3PM to 5PM at 1900 Park Boulevard in Camden, NJ. The event will feature a presentation of stories and documents relating to the lives of seventeen people held in bondage at the historic house during the 18th century. Although Pomona Hall was the home of the Quaker Cooper family from 1726-1795, the owners of the house held men, women, and children in bondage until the 1790s. The... Read more →


This Friday and Saturday First Ever Animal Welfare Conference, at The Hive in Philadelphia

(Baltimore, MD. October 5, 2022) — Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity (CARE) is hosting its first ever national conference in the City of Brotherly Love. The event will take place at The Hive, located at 30 South 15th St. in Philadelphia on Friday, October 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, October 8 from 9 a.m. to Noon followed by a community event for pets and people. During the community event that is open to the public from 1 to 4 p.m. Baltimore-based rapper DDm will be performing in the parking lot of Emancipet Low Cost... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY:

The Gloucester City Crime Reports/Part II

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNewsnet I don't like being used as the city's ATM. And in return, what do I (or we) get? That's an easy answer. Not enough! I realize that things change over the years, but there is a difference between routine change over time and spending the taxpayers' money irresponsibly. There are a few things that we've always had that have been taken away, regardless of the city payroll increasing exponentially. Something so simplistic as weekly police and fire reports. Why can't the taxpayers know what is happening in their town, especially now that crime is so abundant.... Read more →


Coming To Your Neighborhood, Gloucester City's Semi-Annual Hydrant/Main Flushing

Gloucester CITY, NJ (September 15, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The Gloucester City Department of Utilities will start their semi-annual hydrant/main flushing beginning in October. Warning: These men are professional hydrant flushers, do not attempt to try this yourself. ~CNBNewsnet via GIPHY image courtesy of drip drip To continue and maintain to deliver the best quality water, Gloucester City Department of Utilities will be doing the Semi-Annual Hydrant/Main Flushing starting the week of October 3rd – October 16th, from 11:00 pm - 6:00 am. You may experience low water pressure and/or slight water discoloration. If this occurs, please let the faucet run for a short... Read more →


CNB Hunting News Maryland: Fall Turkey, Small Game Hunting Seasons Beginning

CNBNewsnet photo The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that squirrel, rabbit, fall turkey, and other seasons are either underway or set to open in the coming weeks. Hunters are also reminded that changes have been made to ruffed grouse and bobwhite quail seasons. “During this time of year, Maryland offers many other excellent opportunities to get afield and make memories,” Wildlife and Heritage Service Director Paul Peditto said. “Small game hunting is ideal for new hunters or anyone that enjoys a more active style of hunting.” Squirrel season opened September 3 with a bag limit of six per... Read more →


Republican Candidates in Camden and Gloucester Counties Seeking Volunteers

Camden/Gloucester County Republicans Seek Volunteers Camden and Gloucester County Republicans share a Campaign headquarters at 10 Shoppers Lane Blackwood next to Tony Soprano’s restaurant near the Kohl’s Store. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30ish volunteers meet to sign up for areas we need help. We need volunteers to sign up for a new phone calling system: Campaign Sidekick too! This phone system calls potential voters with the caller never having to speak or get traced! THE APP IS FREE! [email protected] To learn more call Roy at 856-952-2949 Read more →


Monkeypox Vaccine Available At Virtua Pride Primary Care

(MARLTON, N.J..…To best meet the care needs of its community, Virtua Health’s Pride Primary Care practice – dedicated to the health needs of LGBTQ+ people and allies – now offers the monkeypox vaccine. The vaccine can prevent the illness in those deemed at high risk for exposure to the virus. And it can lessen symptoms in those with a confirmed diagnosis – especially when given quickly after the appearance of symptoms, ideally within four days. The vaccine is provided at no cost to recipients. CNBNews graphic “Virtua Pride Primary Care is a place where people can receive compassionate, quality health... Read more →


*Gloucester City's Fall Festival Sidewalk Chalk Contest

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--Come to Pack the Park Fall Festival on October 8, 2022, at 2 pm and pick your block from the basket - design your block for all visitors to see. Prizes awarded. Join us for fun. Read more →


CNBNews Comment Rules: No More Unsigned Remarks

CNBNews Comment Rules: No More Unsigned Remarks We no longer accept comments with an anonymous name or a fictitious name. Your submitted remark must contain your full name, street address, phone number, and a working email address. Only your name will be published. The information we request is no different than what Facebook, Twitter, etc ask for. If you believe in what you wrote you should be willing to back it up with your name. If a person is a regular contributor and only wants to use their first or last name with their comment we will allow that as... Read more →


CALLING ALL MEMBERS OF THE GCHS CLASS OF '63

UPDATED CNBNewsnet graphic file WEST DEPTFORD, NJ--Gloucester Catholic High School Class of 1963 60th Reunion Luncheon, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20 at the beautiful Riverwinds Restaurant (image above)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) - Chicken Marsala - New York Strip Steak Cost include incidental reunion expenses and... Read more →