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October 2022

Guest Opinion: The New York Times Lambaste Bernie McGuirk

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a New YorkTimes obituary on Bernie McGuirk: WABC legend Bernie McGuirk, who, along with Sid Rosenberg, commanded the number-one rated morning radio talk show in the New York area, “Bernie and Sid in the Morning,” died on October 5. On October 19, the New York Times ran an obituary on him by Ed Shanahan that read more like a tract than an honest summary of his professional life. [Full disclosure: I knew and liked Bernie for many years.] McGuirk made a name for himself by working with Imus, the iconic radio talk-show host,... Read more →

AccuWeather: Look for Tropical Rainstorm, and Possible Nasty, Cold Weather this Weekend for Mid-Atlantic

Tropical rainstorm could spoil warmup in mid-Atlantic, New England A warmup is on the way for the weekend, but rainy and windy conditions on the coast could keep some residents chilly. AccuWeather Global Weather Center – October 25, 2022 – Clouds, rain and breezy conditions will develop as a tropical rainstorm takes shape just offshore of the East coast of the United States this weekend. But, how cool and nasty the weather becomes in the mid-Atlantic and New England will depend on the track, strength and nature of the storm into early next week, AccuWeather meteorologists say. Temperatures will rebound... Read more →

NJ Says: Gloucester City Violated Workers Sick Leave Law

CNBNews Point of View Those governing the City of Gloucester City, have lead the residents to believe that Great Things Are Happening in their City floating the above banner on city stationary for the last three decades and on other city owned literature and internet portals. Yet as we have stated before we keep looking for one thing that residents can point too and say with pride that "Great Things Are Really Happening in our City". It certainly hasn't happened with our property taxes. Since 2018 Gloucester City has been listed in the top 30 communities with the highest property... Read more →

Homicides in Philadelphia Keep Climbing Higher

(The Center Square) – Homicides in Philadelphia have been stubbornly high compared to just a few years ago, and elected officials have started to look for answers in other cities. While some crime has risen in several cities in recent years, few cities have seen a worse rise in murder than Philadelphia. A recent WalletHub comparison of per capita murder rates since 2020 found that Philadelphia ranked seventh of the 50 largest cities in America. In 2015, Philadelphia had 280 murders. Last year, it set a new record of 562 homicides. And the city has seen only minor improvement in... Read more →

DNREC to Hold Public Hearing Oct. 26 on Biogas Composting Facility in Southern Delaware

Public Comments to be Accepted Before, During, and After Hearing on Bioenergy Devco’s Expansion Plans for Existing Composting Operation The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold a virtual public hearing Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. on the proposed expansion byBioenergy Devco (BDC) of its existing composting facility in Seaford, Del. to transform organic waste into renewable energy. The proposed project will require multiple permits from DNREC, spanning several of the Department’s divisions, including Air Quality, Waste and Hazardous Substances, and Water. Detailed information about the project and additional related resources – including English, Spanish and... Read more →

Dorothy K. Randolph, of Gloucester City: Member of Senior Citizens, Fire Dept. Ladies Aux., Red Hat, GHS Alum

On October 22, 2022. Age 81. (nee Groff) Of Gloucester City. Loving wife of 52 years to the late Ralph Randolph Jr. Loving mother of Nancylynne Baus (Ken), Cherylann Montalbano (Mike), and Ralph Randolph, III. Cherished grandmother of Derick Butler (Fabienne), Aaron Butler (Theresa), Douglas Brown (Rachel), Matthew Baus and Lauren Randolph and great-grandmother of Cailynne, Kipton, Zoe, Maxima, Pierre and Adaline. Beloved sister of Guy Groff (Mary Ann). She was predeceased by her parents, John and Grace Groff and her brother, James Grant Groff. Dot was a graduate of Gloucester City High School class of 1958. She was a... Read more →

Members of Violent Reading, PA Drug Gang Convicted of Federal Murder, Kidnapping and Drug Traffic Charges

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney Jacqueline C. Romero and Berks County District Attorney John T. Adams announced today during a press conference in the Berks County Courthouse that Jesus Feliciano-Trinidad, 33; Dewayne Quinones, 29; and Mayco Alvarez-Jackson, 25; all of Reading, PA, were convicted at trial of murder, kidnapping, drug distribution and firearms offenses arising from their involvement with a Reading-area drug trafficking organization which was responsible for multiple homicides, kidnapping, and conspiracies to kidnap in 2017 and 2018, including a quadruple homicide which occurred on January 28, 2018. All three defendants were convicted of federal murder and weapons charges... Read more →

How to Write a Custom Argumentative Essay

Writing is a tedious task that can be difficult for some people, but following the tips mentioned in this article will ensure you get good results. Writing well is not a one-time thing. However, developing the habit of writing well substance will pay off in the future. If you need assistance with your write my essay, buy a paper from a writing service such as Edubirdie. Argumentative essay outline To write an excellent argumentative essay, you must have a proper outline. The outline should include an introductory paragraph, supporting evidence, a thesis statement, and a conclusion. The preceding paragraph should... Read more →

How To Read Someone's Texts And Stay Unnoticed

In today's world, it's not uncommon for people to want to read other people's texts. Whether it's for personal reasons or professional reasons, there are a number of ways to do it without being noticed. Here are some of the most common ways to read someone's texts without them knowing: 1. Use a text message spy app There are a number of different spy apps available on the market that allow you to read someone's texts without them knowing. These apps work by tracking the phone activity of the person you're spying on and then giving you access to their... Read more →

GCN Archives (1948-2005): Percy W. Stubbs, the “Mayor of Riverview Heights

by Connie Cleary Woods/Staff reporter GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 1990)--Percy W. Stubbs, who was known by some as the “Mayor of Riverview Heights,” passed away on December 10, 1990, at the age of 77. Mr. Stubbs was a lifelong resident of Gloucester City who resided on Thompson Avenue with his wife Gladys. For many years he was a fixture to all those who traveled the busy street through what is known as the Riverview Heights section of the city. During the spring and summer, he could always be seen working in his yard or sitting out front in the late... Read more →

Maressa Center for MS Wellness Program Dedicated at Special Event

The expansion and relocation of Maressa Center for MS Wellness at Jefferson Health – New Jersey was celebrated recently at a special event in Voorhees. The Maressa Center offers free comprehensive in-person and online sessions to enhance the quality of life for those living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Funded by the Maressa family, the Center has offered unique experiences and education since 2019 for people living with MS and their care partners. The Center recently relocated to Voorhees from Cherry Hill, and a special dedication event was held. The Maressa Center for MS Wellness aims to help those with MS... Read more →

Inclusive Playground Coming Soon to Gloucester City's Proprietor's Park

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 24, 2022)--Gloucester City has been awarded a $247,000 Community Capital Needs Grant from the New Jersey DCA and the Neighborhood Preservation Program for an inclusive Playground at Proprietor's Park. This grant will provide for the construction of a playground that will be available to all children with different levels of ability. With the additional assistance of funds from the Camden County Commissioners' Open Space Recreation Grant, the park will be accessible for any type of assistive device for children to enjoy. For more information, contact Lori Ryan, Director of Community Development, [email protected]. Read more →

AccuWeather: Soggy Halloween Forecast for Some,

....a treat for others AccuWeather’s early Halloween outlook is here and has you covered on any accessories that may be needed for any witches and goblins that plan to trick-or-treat. AccuWeather Global Weather Center – October 24, 2022 – Young masqueraders going door-to-door to collect candy in the coming nights to celebrate Halloween will want to check the AccuWeather forecast since waterproof costumes will be a necessity in some corners of the country, while an extra layer or two may be needed under costumes to stay warm while trick-or-treating in other areas. Spells of rain are predicted in some of... Read more →

The Story Behind The Story: Another Question for the Gloucester City Council Candidates

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (In the spring a long-time public works employee was accused of stealing city property and using a city account for personal purchases. Old-time Gloucesterites know the details, no reason to go into them here. Each time the part-time Chief of Police is asked about the status of the alleged incident the answer is the same "under investigation." It didn't take this long for the Warren Commission to investigate the Kennedy assassination (hyperbole, but making a point.) I would like to know from each candidate if, by January 1, 2023 when the new city... Read more →

CNB Hunting Delaware: Wildlife Viewing on State Lands

DNREC Expanding Elevated Vistas to Provide Opportunities to View Wildlife in Coastal Wetlands and Adjoining Uplands Wildlife viewing is quickly becoming a favorite outdoor activity, attracting both Delaware residents and visitors who want to enjoy the splendor of the First State’s outdoor natural spaces. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control provides numerous outdoor recreation opportunities on public lands, including elevated wildlife-viewing structures on several state wildlife areas managed by the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife. Since 2013, the Division of Fish and Wildlife has focused on expanding outdoor recreation opportunities in state wildlife areas. With planning... Read more →

Leo Michaluk, Jr., 79, of Westmont

On October 17, 2022, after a long illness, in Westmont, NJ. Age 79 years. Son of the late Leo and Jean Michaluk. Beloved husband of 49 years to Karen Michaluk. Loving father of David (Melissa) and Ryan (Lisa). Devoted grandfather of Alexander, Lillianna, Evelyn, and Dean. Dear brother of Helen (the late Edward) Bernhardt and John (Regina) Michaluk. He is also lovingly survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and special friends. Leo graduated from Girard College and the University of Pennsylvania Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in Physics. He taught Physics at George Washington High School in Philadelphia, PA.... Read more →

LETTERS TO THE ED: Are You Finally Ready for Change?

Voters of Gloucester City, are you finally ready for change? Are you tired of failed redevelopment projects on the riverfront and elsewhere? Are you tired of ever-rising taxes and rampant cronyism? Do you want a fresh start for our beloved Gloucester City? You can take a major step in a new direction by electing Republicans Fanning, Muller, and Kates for Gloucester City Council At-Large! Whether you vote by mail, take advantage of early in-person voting or vote the traditional way on Election Day, November 8th the best thing you can do for your community and yourselves is to vote for... Read more →

Down The Shore: The Holidays in Cape May

Cape May Continues To Be a Winter Wonderland Destination for All Ages If you are looking for nostalgic, magical holiday destinations that rival a Hallmark movie, look no further - Cape May and America's oldest seaside resort, put on one of the most dazzling displays and fun for the entire family. Cape May, renowned for its award-winning beaches and charming Victorian architecture, is also known as one of the country's most treasured holiday beach towns. This winter, travelers are heading to Exit 0 on the Garden State Parkway for the most charming displays of holiday merriment and the annual Winter... Read more →

Loew’s Theatre in Jersey City Will Leverage Tax Credits to Rehabilitate Historic Theater

NJEDA Announces First Approval Under New Historic Property Reinvestment Program TRENTON, N.J (October 12, 2022) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Board today approved the award of Historic Property Reinvestment Program (HPRP) tax credits to support the rehabilitation of Loew’s Theatre in Jersey City. This project, which marks the first award under the HPRP, is expected to result in the complete rehabilitation of the historic theater for use as a live performance, movie, and entertainment venue. The Board authorized the award of $42.27 million in tax credits, representing 45 percent of the eligible cost under the project, which... Read more →

Kutztown Rushed for 289 yards and KU's defense allowed just 13 yards running in Win over Lock Haven

KUTZTOWN, Pa. – Kutztown football rushed for a season-best 289 yards and KU's defense allowed just 13 yards on the ground, giving Kutztown a 35-7 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference East Division win over Lock Haven Saturday afternoon in front of a large crowd for homecoming at Andre Reed Stadium. A crowd of 4,400 fans watched as the Golden Bears (6-2 overall, 4-1 PSAC) won for the fourth time in-a-row and have not lost in the month of October. The 289 rushing yards on offense is the most since the PSAC Championship win over Slippery Rock last year on Nov. 13.... Read more →

Rowan Football Wins Third Straight; Profs Clipped Kean 17-10

GLASSBORO, NJ -- Rowan won its third-straight game as the defense held Kean on a fourth and goal from the eight-yard line with just under a minute as the Profs clipped Kean, 17-10, for a Homecoming victory Saturday afternoon at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium. John Maldonado and James Fara each scored on the ground in the first half while defense allowed a season-low 41 rushing yards to help power the Profs to its third NJAC win on the year. Kean hit a 42-yard field goal at the 5:27 mark of the fourth to make it a one-score game and got... Read more →

Damion Helmes, 42, of Cliffwood Guilty of Illegal Sales of Crack and Powder Cocaine

TRENTON, N.J. –Damion Helmes, 42, of Cliffwood, New Jersey, was convicted on Oct. 17, 2022, of four counts of an indictment, following a two-week trial before Chief U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson in Trenton federal court. Helmes was convicted of one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 28 grams or more of cocaine base, one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine, one count of possession with intent to distribute 28 grams or more of cocaine base, and one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine. Helmes was... Read more →

AFACME New Jersey Council 63 Filing A Lawsuit Against Murphy

Trenton – Members and leadership of AFSCME New Jersey Council 63 will hold a press conference to announce the filing of a lawsuit against Governor Murphy and his administration. Governor Murphy has continuously failed to address and has actively contributed to, policies within the administration that further the wage gap for women and people of color. The suit comes after the March 2022 decision by the governor to raise starting salaries for New Jersey correctional police officers (CPOs) by 20%, while also giving across-the-board increases of 8% on all steps to existing officers. AFSCME New Jersey workers in state facilities,... Read more →

ProPublica's Report on the Workers Suffering from Asbestos

The U.S. Never Banned Asbestos. These Workers Are Paying the Price. by Kathleen McGrory and Neil Bedi, photography by Rich-Joseph Facun, graphics by Haisam Hussein ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Henry Saenz remembers when he first learned what even the tiniest bit of asbestos could do to his body. He was working at a chemical plant where employees used the mineral to make chlorine, and his coworkers warned him about what could happen each time he took a breath: Tiny fibers, invisible... Read more →

Project Veritas Undercover:F**K ‘EM: NYC Mayor Eric Adams Advance Team

F**K ‘EM: NYC Mayor Eric Adams Advance Team Official Reveals He Has ‘No Sympathy’ For Public Sector Employees Forced Out of Jobs Due to COVID Vaccine Mandate image courtesy of Project Veritas Chris Baugh, Advance Team Aide, NYC Mayor Eric Adams: “I have no sympathy for them. They made a choice [not to get vaccinated]. They chose not to do a very harmless thing that protects the rest of society. F**k ‘em. 1,400 people voluntarily quit their jobs rather than get vaccinated. They don’t deserve their jobs back. We have thousands and thousands of vacancies in city government right now.... Read more →

Elisa Gagliardi, age 70, of Vineland

Vineland, NJ. On October 17, 2022. Age 70. Elisa is survived by her caregivers and friends at the Vineland Developmental Center in Vineland, where she lived for several years. Graveside Services were celebrated on Friday, October 21, 2022, in Waterford Memorial Park, 679 Pestleton Rd., Waterford Works, NJ. There will be no visitation or viewing. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Gloucester City Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

Sterling C. Davis, of Camden City, NJ, Sentenced in West Virginia Court for Drug Trafficking

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Sterling C. Davis, of Camden, New Jersey, was sentenced today to 94 months of incarceration for his role in a drug conspiracy that spanned several states, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced. After a three-day trial in October 2021, Davis, 44, was found guilty of one count of “Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute and to Distribute 100 Grams or More of Heroin and 40 Grams or More of Fentanyl” and two counts of “Unlawful Use of Communication Facility.” Davis worked with others to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin and 40 grams or... Read more →

Joyce M. Baus, 79, of Lindenwold

On October 16, 2022. Age 79. Of Lindenwold, formerly of Oak Valley, NJ. Born in Camden, she was the daughter of the late, Charles and Rose (Ragone) Petrone. Joyce is survived by her loving son, Marc Baus; cherished grandchildren, Nicole Baus, Justin Pencook, Desiree Green, Dan`yell Reynolds; great grandchildren, Ella Rose, Leo; her sister and brother-in-law, Jim and Sheryl Smith; nephews, Steve and Jim. Honoring her wishes there will be no public viewing or funeral services. Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of Joyce M. Baus. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME,Gloucester City.... Read more →

GCHS Announces the Catherine M. Flynn Scholars Program

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --Gloucester Catholic is pleased to announce the Catherine M. Flynn Scholarship, which helps to fund the education of a Gloucester Catholic student throughout her high school career (see below). The Catherine M. Flynn Scholarship was funded recently by Thomas F. Flynn III, Class of 1965, on behalf of his grandmother, Catherine M. Flynn. Mrs. Flynn (see photo below) was a highly recognized civic and politically active leader in Gloucester City prior to her passing in 1986 at 92. She was recognized for leaving an impressive record of community service and long hours spent throughout her lifetime for... Read more →

Bertha Mae Gordon, of Lindenwold

Lindenwood, NJ. On October 16, 2022. Age 87. Graveside Services were celebrated on Friday, October 21, 2022, in Waterford Memorial Park, 679 Pestleton Rd., Waterford Works, NJ. There will be no visitation or viewing. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Gloucester City, NJ Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

GCN Archives 1948-2005: Silvio Ferrari, Salesman For Gloucester City News

by Connie Cleary Woods/Staff reporter Silvio Ferrari, 58, an advertising salesman for the Gloucester City News died December 23, 1992, in West Jersey Hospital, Camden, after a short illness. “He enjoyed his work which was evident by how he did his job,” said Bill Cleary, Editor & Publisher, of Gloucester City News. He would go out of his way to service his customers, and he treated each one as a personal friend. A soft-spoken man he always greeted you with a smile and loved to laugh. Without a doubt, he will be missed by all of us who knew him.”... Read more →

PP Department Crime Report: Burglaries, Missing, Robberies, Shootings, Police Assaulted (videos)

Wanted: Suspect for Commercial Burglary in the 3rd District [VIDEO] October 19, 2022 On October 3, 2022, at approximately 3:00 AM the suspect was captured on surveillance video gaining entry to the Hook & Reel Restaurant located at 1936 Columbus Boulevard. Once inside the suspect rummaged around and took several bottles of liquor from the bar area. A review of the surveillance video revealed that this same SUSPECT […] Wanted: Suspects for Commercial Burglary in the 24th District [VIDEO] October 19, 2022 On October 11, 2022, at 12:47 am, two unknown males forced entry to the victim’s garage located on... Read more →

Maryland Fishing Report for October 19

Species like this northern pike caught at Deep Creek Lake by Angela Pitzer are active. Photo by Duffey Pitzer Anglers are bundling up and enjoying fall fishing at its finest out on the Chesapeake Bay and in Maryland’s freshwater locations, which offer a variety of species. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources fall trout stocking program is in full swing. DNR and the Maryland Sport Fisheries Advisory Commission are proud to announce Captain Bruno M. Vasta and the late Jim Gracie each as recipients of the Maryland Sport Fisheries Achievement Awards for 2022. Forecast Summary: October 19 – October 25:... Read more →

Gun Industry in NJ Paid Average Wage of $74,000 and Generated $77.1 Million in Tax Revnue

Samuel Stebbins, 24/7 Wall St. via The Center Square Gun ownership has been a staple of traditional American life since the inception of the country, and even long before then. Some Americans use guns only to go hunting, for sport, or for home protection, but there are many gun enthusiasts who embrace the Second Amendment and load up on as many firearms as they can. Whether it is one gun or 20, selling guns in the United States is a lucrative business. CNBNews graphic file The National Shooting Sports Foundation estimates that Americans bought roughly 18.5 million firearms in 2021,... Read more →

CNB Business News: Financing Your Startup Venture

There are many options for financing a business and a mentor can help guide you. Pictured: Aaron Mulherin, owner of AM Glass, and his SCORE mentor, John Brockhardt. (NAPSI)—If you’re wondering how to finance your startup, you’re not alone. Depending on your business, financing it can either be relatively simple, such as drawing on your personal savings, or more complex, perhaps requiring you to seek loans or investors. Here are some common ways to finance a business, along with pros and cons to keep in mind: Personally Finance Your Startup In the digital age, many small businesses can be up... Read more →

AccuWeather: Heavy Rain to Fall on Parts of Northeastern US

Conditions will start to deteriorate on Sunday, but how wet and stormy the weather becomes will depend on the location and track of a low-pressure area that AccuWeather meteorologists have dubbed a tropical rainstorm. AccuWeather Global Weather Center – October 22, 2022 – A coastal storm full of tropical moisture is poised to unload drenching rain and trigger gusty winds in southern New England and along part of the mid-Atlantic coast, AccuWeather meteorologists say. The storm will arrive following a spectacular start to the autumn weekend. For people living along or venturing to the mid-Atlantic coast and southern New England,... Read more →

Philadelphia Men Who Kidnapped 17-Year-Old to NJ Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney Jacqueline C. Romero announced that Eduardo Castelan-Prado, 39, of Leonia, NJ, and Jose Ochoa, 32, of Moreno Valley, CA, were both sentenced to 40 years in prison, and five years of supervised release by United States District Court Judge Harvey Bartle III, for their convictions on kidnapping charges arising from the abduction of a teenage victim from Northeast Philadelphia to New Jersey in June 2021. In June 2022, the defendants were convicted after trial of charges of conspiracy to commit kidnapping and kidnapping in connection with their actions to kidnap a 17-year-old in the parking... Read more →

5th ANNUAL SUSTAINPHL Green Philly Winners

Nine recipients recognized at October 20th ceremony at the Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia, PA (October 21, 2022) — After an almost three-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Green Philly recognized nine Philadelphia-area changemakers with distinction at its SustainPHL awards ceremony on Thursday, October 2oth. With 28 nominees in nine categories, hundreds of people excitedly toasted their impactful efforts. These awards honor a gamut of impassioned environmentalists, from sustainability visionaries to local environmental heroes making a difference in their communities. The fifth annual SustainPHL ceremony was held Thursday, October 20th at the Academy of Natural Sciences In lieu of plastic... Read more →

Devon Woods, Convicted of Killing Willingboro Woman

Trenton Man Convicted of 2019 Willingboro Murder Co-defendant is awaiting trial in fatal shooting of 26-year-old woman Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a Trenton man was found guilty yesterday of fatally shooting a 26-year-old woman three years ago inside a parked car on Baldwin Lane in the Buckingham Park section of Willingboro Township. Devon Woods, 28, of the first block of Vine Street, was convicted of Murder (First Degree), Robbery (First Degree), Conspiracy to Commit Robbery (Second Degree), Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Second Degree), Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Second Degree) and Certain... Read more →


CONTINUE TO WIN - THIS TIME A $2,700,000 PICK-6 JACKPOT TRENTON (Oct. 20, 2022) - Do you believe the numbers in your fortune cookie could bring good luck? Well, one very happy New Jersey Lottery player is definitely a believer. In fact, in 1986, the numbers in a fortune cookie that came after eating a delicious dinner in a Chinese restaurant have proven lucky more than once! – most recently, as the winning numbers of the October 20, 2022 Pick-6 $2.7 million jackpot: 04, 08, 13, 19, 30, 42. This is the second time the numbers have produced big wins!... Read more →

PPD Crime Report: Sexual Assault, Thieves, Missing Persons, Robbery,

Wanted: Suspect For Sexual Assault in the 9th District October 21, 2022 The S.V.U. is attempting to identify the above-portrayed male about a sexual assault that occurred on Friday, October 21, 2022, at 7:45 A.M. on the 18XX block of Cherry Street. The offender was last seen walking north towards 16th Street and Vine Street. Suspect Description: Black male, late teens early 20’s dark […] Wanted: Suspects for Theft in the 22nd District [VIDEO] October 21, 2022 Central Detective Division is seeking the public’s help in identifying the individuals seen in the following still photos. On October 18, 2022, at... Read more →

The Story Behind The Story:

A Challenge for our Gloucester City Council Candidates

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews This week I, as likely most of you, received election fliers from every candidate running for every office under the sun. I sent a letter to "one issue" Donald Norcross explaining that most average people are more concerned about putting gas into our cars, food onto the table, etc. I didn't hear back from Mr. Norcross, but I never really expected a reply. I also received fliers from our local candidates. They all seemed like very nice people, maybe some more qualified than the others but I didn't see what I was looking for. Our current... Read more →

American Seniors Lost $3 Billion To Cybercrime Last Year

Remember when your parents told you never to take candy from a stranger? Well, now it’s time to tell them not to click on a link from a stranger. The FBI recently released a report that shows American citizens aged 50 and older have lost over 3 billion dollars to cybercriminals. The numbers are generally increasing, but seniors seem to be the prime target for online scams. Romance scams, tech support pretenders, and investment fraud Looking for love online used to be treated with distrust. How do you know that the person on the other side is real? That’s what... Read more →

Northeast Philadelphia Pharmacy Owner Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Oxycodone and Fraud

The Fox Chase-area Pharmacy and Pharmacist also agreed to resolve a Civil Fraud and Controlled Substance Liability Lawsuit for Over $4 Million in August PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney Jacqueline C. Romero announced that Mitchell Spivack, 63, of Collegeville, PA, was sentenced to three years and six months in prison, two years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $451,328 restitution and to forfeit $116,000 by United States District Court Judge Harvey Bartle III, for conspiracy to distribute controlled substances and healthcare fraud. These charges were the result of a joint investigation between the United States Attorney’s Office for the... Read more →

Are Avoidable Mistakes Hurting Your Business?

Every business owner that makes a costly error has an almost universal and immediate reaction once it's discovered: could they have avoided this outcome? It's an unfortunate fact that the answer to that perennial question is often a resounding yes. In a way, it's a good thing that so many of the modern business world's common mistakes are avoidable. That means you don't need to fall into the same traps as others, provided you take the time to review the most frequent pitfalls facing modern owners, founders, and entrepreneurs. In the transportation industry, wasted resources are among the most pernicious... Read more →

Three Philadelphia-Area Men Charged in Connection With USPS Arrow Key, Mail Theft

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney Jacqueline C. Romero announced that Sam Wolo, 21, of Philadelphia, PA; Bruno Nyanue, 20, also of Philadelphia, PA; and Gransae Manue, 20, of Clifton Heights, PA; were arrested and charged by Indictment with conspiracy to commit bank fraud, bank fraud, aggravated identity theft, conspiracy to commit mail theft, possession of stolen mail, and robbery of a postal carrier. The charges arise from the defendants’ alleged schemes to steal checks from the United States mail, and to then fraudulently alter and deposit the stolen checks. The Indictment specifically alleges that, on December 22, 2021, Wolo, Nyanue,... Read more →

Seven Rowan Student-Athletes Honored by NJAC

PITMAN, NJ -- The New Jersey Athletic Conference announced its players of the week for the week ending October 16th which features seven Rowan Student-Athletes in the mix. The field hockey and women's soccer teams earned two awards apiece. Tess Herman was named the NJAC Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Week with teammate Julia Cavicchio earning the NJAC Defensive Player of the Week. Calista Burke was selected the NJAC Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week and Olivia Giordano picked up NJAC Rookie of the Week accolades. Jason Blanks was chosen as the NJAC Football Defensive Player of the... Read more →

ICE Arrest 18 Non-Citizens in Houston with prior DWI Convictions

One of the repeat DWI offenders is taken into custody by Huston authorities. HOUSTON, TEXAS (October 21, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Fugitive operations officers from ICE's ERO Houston Field Office apprehend an unlawfully present noncitizen in Bryan, Texas, on Sept. 23 who had previously been convicted of multiple DWIs during a nationwide public safety-focused immigration enforcement operation dubbed “Operation Secure Streets”. In total, the 18 noncitizens apprehended in the Houston area of responsibility during the operation combined to account for 46 prior DWI convictions, as well as numerous other criminal offenses. The fugitive operations initiative, dubbed “Operation Secure Streets,” took place in the Houston... Read more →

Joseph A. Keown, 3rd, 81, of Mt. Ephraim

On October 19, 2022. Age 81. Of Mt. Ephraim, NJ. Born in Camden, he was the son of the late, Joseph A. Keown, Jr. and Marie (Pfisterer) Keown. Joseph is survived by his life partner, Barry A. Wassinger; cherished son-in-law, Dan Borrelli (Cindy); daughter-in-law, Donna Keown; grandchildren, Thomas “TJ” Borrelli, Krystle Borrelli, Bobby Borrelli, Kenny, Eric. Charlie and Jessie. Joseph had worked for many years as a mailman with the U.S. Postal Service in Bellmawr, NJ. Honoring his wishes there will be no public viewing or funeral services. Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of... Read more →