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December 2022

CNBNewsnet Wishes All A HAPPY 2023

image source Auld Lange Syne by Sissel New Year's Prayer by Charlotte Anselmo Thank you, Lord for giving me A brand new year ahead Help me live the way I should As each new day, I tread. Give me gentle wisdom That I might help a friend Give me strength and courage So a shoulder I might lend. The year ahead is empty Help me fill it with good things Each new day is filled with joy And the happiness it brings. Please give the leaders of our world Courage born of peace That they might lead us gently And... Read more →

New Years Eve Can Be Dangerous for Pets

Fireworks and loud noises can turn even the bravest dog into a scared puppy. And when a dog is scared, he is more likely to run away to find shelter. New Year’s Eve, a night filled with loud noises, like parties, fireworks, and music, large crowds of people, unfamiliar surroundings, and a change to people's normal routines, is a particularly dangerous night for pups due to these reasons. Lacey and Erica Cleary To keep your dog safe, calm, and happy this New Year’s Eve, BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital is offering this expert advice. Keep pets away from fireworks,... Read more →

Gloucester City Fire/ Photos

Gloucester City News Archives December 31, 2008 12:30hrs December 31, 2008 206 Middlesex St Gloucester City Chief of Department Hagan (501) reported smoke showing from the basement of a 2 story M/O/R occupied dwelling, Squad 51 arrived and went into service, all hands were placed in service, the fire was contained to the basement. Mutual aid from Westville, Collingswood, Mt. Ephraim, and Bellmawr. No injuries were reported. The Camden County Fire Marshal is investigating. photos: Steve Skipton Photography ........ SEE VIDEO Read more →

The City of Gloucester City Names a Developer for Southport Industrial Area

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 31, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The Gloucester City Mayor and City Council have named Stephen Parnes, Catalyst Development Partners, of Atlanta, Georgia, as the Conditional Redeveloper of the Southport Redevelopment area which consists of approximately 145 acres. James Maley Esq., of the Maley Givens Law Firm, Collingswood, who represents the city in this matter, stated in a letter to Parnes, “As Redevelopment Counsel to the City of Gloucester City, we will be preparing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) naming Catalyst as Conditional Redeveloper of the Southport Redevelopment Area. The MOU will also require Catalyst to establish an escrow account with... Read more →

Serial Cigarette Thief Strikes Again in Gloucester Twp.

SEE VIDEO BELOW GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (December 30, 2022)--On the evening hours of Friday, December 16, 2022 the suspect black male wearing an orange reflective vest, a bright yellow wool hat, and operating a dark-colored early 2000’s Buick with a Pennsylvania rear tag traveled to several areas Wawa Stores, including to two in Gloucester Township. The suspect enters the Wawa carrying a shopping bag, sneaks behind the checkout counter while the employees are helping other customers, fills the bag with cigarettes, and quickly exits the store without paying. If you can identify the suspect in the video and photos call... Read more →

Donald L. Fager Jr., of Gloucester City; GHS Class of 84 Alum

On December 28, 2022. Age 57. Of Gloucester City. He is survived by his loving wife, Sheri Simmons; his children, Donald L. Fager, III (Megan), Stacy West (Jonathon), Nicholas West, and Stephen Schickle; grandchildren, Donald IV, Declan, Jair, Josephine, Jamari, and Jaylen; Siblings, Charles Fager, Sr. (Elizabeth, Ruth Elbradey and Michael Fager; nephew, Chuck Jr. and niece, Sarah Elbradey. He was predeceased by his parents, Donald L. Fager, Sr. and Ruth (nee Carr). Don was a graduate of Gloucester City High School class of 1984. He was a truck driver for many years, recently working for Coca Cola in Moorestown,... Read more →

NJEDA Offers Two New RE Pilot Programs

Pilots Will Provide Grant Funding to Support Real Estate Development Projects Impacted by COVID-19 TRENTON, N.J. (December 22, 2022) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Board on Wednesday approved the creation of two new real estate pilot programs – the Film & Digital Media Studio Infrastructure Program and the Construction Inflation Fund. Both programs will provide grant funding for real estate development projects that stimulate economic growth and enhance the state’s long-term economic competitiveness in the wake of COVID-19. The Film & Digital Media Studio Infrastructure Program will provide $9.5 million in grant funding to governmental entities for... Read more →

John R. "Bud" Lassiter, Jr., Employed by US Postal Service and Pep Boys, U.S. Navy Veteran

On November 30, 2022 of Orlando, Fla. (formerly of Runnemede, NJ) Age 65. Loving Son of the late Mary Lou Wigginton and the late Donald A. Wigginton, Sr. and the late John R. Lassiter, Sr.; Devoted Father of John R. Lassiter III, Stephanie Lassiter and Eric C. Lassiter (Courtney). Loving Grandfather of Sophia, Cameron, Ivie and the late Derek. Beloved Brother of Deborah Sulpzio (Barry), Donald A. Wigginton Jr. (Trisha), Dena J. Disimone (Larry), Joseph G. Wigginton (Eileen), Robert J. Wigginton (Michele), James W. Wigginton (Lois) and Charles W. Wigginton (Valerie); Uncle of many nieces and nephews. Bud served our... Read more →

NJ Economic Development Authority Announces Food Desert Relief Tax Credit Program

TRENTON, N.J. (December 23, 2022) – Today, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) released information on the state’s Food Desert Relief Tax Credit Program and announced dates for public listening sessions. Established by the New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020 (ERA), the Food Desert Relief Act (FDRA) addresses the food security needs of communities across New Jersey by providing up to $40 million per year in tax credits, loans, grants, and/or technical assistance to increase access to nutritious foods and develop new approaches to alleviate food deserts. The NJEDA is seeking public feedback on the first program under... Read more →

Jefferson Hospital Employee Counts Co-Workers as her HEROES

by Nicole Pensiero CHERRY HILL, NJ (December 30, 2022)--Sharanda Williamson knew from the time she awoke the morning of January 17 that something was seriously wrong. The Cherry Hill ED behavioral health clinician and 51-year-old mother of two, had been out of work for a few months with a shoulder injury when her health took a terrifying turn. Williamson had been feeling sluggish and short of breath for a few days but assumed it was anxiety. But that morning, Williamson was so winded she could barely get dressed. By the time she called her co-worker, emergency department physician Nicholas Tomasello,... Read more →

Nancy Doman, of Beach Haven and Audubon, Collingwood HS Alumni

(nee Heyn), age 75, of Beach Haven West, formerly of Audubon, NJ. Nancy passed away peacefully on December 28, 2022, surrounded by love. She was preceded in death by her parents Kenneth & Elizabeth and her loving husband of 51 years, Robert. She is survived by her devoted daughters Robin (Barry) Fadio of Audubon, Stacey Jones of Gloucester Twp., Jaclyn (Jay) Bozarth of Collingswood and sister Donna (Gary) Wilson. She was the cherished grandmother of Chelsea, Sarina, Peyton, Blaze, Averi, Cassidy, Chase and the late Zachary. Dearest sister-in-law of William & Goldie Doman, Alex & Diana Doman, Barbara & Richard... Read more →

JOSEPH CARBONARA AGE 73 , US Navy Vietnam War Veteran

Of Voorhees. On December 25, 2022. Age 73. Beloved brother of Dennis and Karen Carbonaro. Joseph was born in Philadelphia, PA and proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend Joseph’s U.S. Navy Military Honors on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at 1:00 pm in the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery (Shelter): 350 Provinceline Road, Wrightstown, NJ 08562. Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of Joseph A. Carbonaro. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCann-Healey Funeral Home: Gloucester City. Ph:... Read more →

New Jersey Gun Owner Advocates Challenge Murphy's Rule on Gun Control; Draws Legal Challenge

(The Center Square) – New Jersey is taking steps to tighten gun control laws in response to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, but the move is facing a new legal challenge. Last week, Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill that will prevent licensed firearm owners from carrying guns in at least 25 "sensitive places" like government buildings, libraries, public transportation and day care centers. It would also restrict firearm carrying on private property when the owner does not allow them. source Murphy said the new restrictions come in response to the Supreme Court's decision in the N.Y. State... Read more →

Gloucester Twp. Deputy Police Chief Brian McKendry Last Radio Call

Effective January 1, 2023, Deputy Chief McKendry will retire from the Gloucester Township Police Department after 24 years of honorable service as a Gloucester Township Police Officer. DC McKendry previously served from 1989-1993 in the United States Navy, attaining the rank of Petty Officer 2nd Class. DC McKendry also served in the United States Army New Jersey National Guard from 1995-1999, attaining the rank of Sergeant. He was hired as a Gloucester Township Police Officer on January 25, 1999. DC McKendry served as a Patrol Officer, and was promoted to the rank of Sergeant on September 4, 2004 and was... Read more →

Camden County Bd of Commissioners Reflects on 2022

Each year, my colleagues and I highlight the progress we have made throughout the county in the areas of public safety, infrastructure, health care, social services, business development and other key indicators that contribute to healthy and thriving communities. Since the pandemic is ongoing, we have continued to provide essential aid to those in need here in Camden County. In January, we launched the third round of support for renters at risk of losing their homes or facing an eviction threat due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, we surpassed $31 million in rental assistance which has kept more than... Read more →

WILLIAM G. GOETASKI, 78, of Cape May Court House

WILLIAM G. GOETASKI, 78, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Friday, December 16, 2022. Born in Swedesboro, NJ to the late William John and Margaret McCann Goetaski, he moved to Cape May Court House twenty-five years ago from Aruba. He worked at Coastal Oil in Westville, NJ. He was a member of St. John Neumann Parish and was a fourth-degree knight with the Knights of Columbus. He was a Boy Scout Leader. An avid handyman, Bill enjoyed fishing, gardening, boating, and doing yardwork. Cnbnews graphic files Bill is survived by his wife of 60 years Janis; his... Read more →

Revealed: The most supportive states to raise autistic children; New Jersey One of the Best

West Virginia, New Mexico, and Tennessee have been named the top three worst states to raise an autistic child. The states have been named after analysis of data looked at resources available for people with autism, individual state laws requiring insurance coverage, if a state is part of the ADDM Network and grants available to families. One in 54 children have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in the US. The research also revealed the East Coast is the best place to raise autistic children, with seven out of the ten states ranked best all on the East Coast.... Read more →

Patricia Ann McCaig, 70, of Allentown NJ, Old Bridge, Gcity

Patricia Ann McCaig, lovingly known as “Patti”, 70 of Allentown NJ, passed away Wednesday December 21, 2022. Born in Mount Ephraim NJ, she and her husband Jim raised their family and resided in Old Bridge NJ for 30 years before moving to Allentown NJ in 2015. Patti worked in retail for several years, later becoming a District Supervisor of Recruitment for Conduit, and happily retired in 2020. Patti lived life to the fullest while enjoying family and friends, opening her heart and home to share her love and laughter with all. Daughter of the late Mario and Ruth Forcini and... Read more →

Westville Neighborhood Rescues Woman Being Assaulted

WESTVILLE, NJ (December 21, 2022)--Cedar Street neighbors came to the rescue of a woman who was being attacked last Wednesday night. According to 6ABC, those residents are being credited for chasing a man who assaulted a woman as she walked on her street last week around 8:30 PM. Westville police said the woman was attacked from behind by Andre Graig, age 43. Her screaming alerted neighbors, who called 911. The man was apprehended a short time later and taken into custody. Westville Deputy Police Chief Mike Packer told 6 ABC Action News they heard the woman's screams and tried to... Read more →

Cyber Hackers Connected to China's Government Stole $20 Billion of U.S. COVID Relief Funds

Nearly a year after Judicial Watch launched an investigation into the theft of U.S. COVID relief funds by foreign hackers, the Secret Service confirms that cyber criminals connected to China’s government stole $20 million in benefits. This includes Small Business Administration (SBA) loans and unemployment insurance money in CNBNews graphic file multiple states, according to a national news story that identifies the perpetrators as a APT41, a hacking group based in Chengdu. The report cites U.S. law enforcement officials and cybersecurity experts who believe the multi-million-dollar theft of government pandemic funds by the Chinese faction “may just be the tip... Read more →

Dealaware's Hunting Seasons Continue Into 2023

Coyote Harvest Reporting Required by DNREC Within Next Business Day Additional firearm deer hunting seasons opening in January and the continuing archery deer hunting seasons provide the last chance for hunters to harvest deer during the 2022/23 hunting season, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today. Deer hunters are encouraged to harvest does (female deer) during deer hunting seasons to help manage the size and quality of Delaware’s deer population. Deer hunting seasons opening in January: Delaware's deer herd feeds on corn in many parts of the state. As a result, seeing a big buck like... Read more →


GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 29, 2022)--Gloucester City Police arrested a suspect on December 22 and charged him with a number of vehicle burglaries. The suspect, Edward Weatherly, 26, of this city was charged with: Theft Burglary Receiving stolen property Possession of Burglar Tools Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Prior to being arrested, Weatherly was searched. As a result, proceeds from another car burglary were found in his possession. The items were returned to their owners. Weatherley was additionally charged with : Receiving stolen property Criminal Mischief The suspect is being held in the Camden Couty Correctional Facility pending a hearing. All... Read more →

John "Jack" Gauld, Jr., of Oaklyn, Army Vet, PSEG Employee

On December 26, 2022, longtime resident of Oaklyn, NJ. Age 86 years. Beloved husband of the late Mary Lou Gauld (nee Anderson). Loving father of Jack M. Gauld. Loyal brother of Donald J. Gauld (Mike), the late Robert F. Gauld and the late Marion M. (Barth), the late Edward and Patricia McGrody. Survived by his brother-in-law Robert Anderson and sister-in-law Eileen Gauld. He will be greatly missed by his many nieces and nephews – RJ and Christopher Gauld, Edward, John, Diane (Generao) and Denise (Wackes) McGrody, Dawn (Hall), Robert and Scott Anderson, and the Barth family. Adoring great uncle to... Read more →


(22/P50) TRENTON – Residents are invited to put their best foot forward in the new year by starting off 2023 with a First Day Hike in New Jersey’s state parks, forests and historic sites on Jan. 1, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced today. In total, the State Park Service is offering a record number of at least 40 hikes throughout the state, ranging in difficulty levels from beginner to advanced. “New Jersey’s state parks and forests are open all year and offer something to everyone, from breathtaking beauty to a broad spectrum of tree, plant and... Read more →

New Study: New Jersey Hunger Soaring

(CNBNewsnet)(December 29, 2022)--The number of people without enough food over one seven-day period spiked by 89 percent in New Jersey, and 30 percent nationwide between October of 2021 and October of 2022, according to a report by the nonprofit group Hunger Free America, based on an analysis of federal data. Over that year, the number of people without enough food increased from 500,022 to 942,604 in New Jersey, and from 19.9 million to 25.7 million nationwide. Hunger Free America attributes the surge in food insecurity to the expiration of the expanded Child Tax Credit and universal school meals, coupled with... Read more →

Gloucester Catholic's Honors Service Class and 76er Paul Reed Spread Joy at Sacred Heart School

Gloucester Catholic spreads joy with help of 76er By Peter G. Sánchez, Staff Writer - December 23, 2022 Sacred Heart youngsters eagerly ask Reed questions during his visit to Sacred Heart School, Camden. (Photos by Rich Hundley III) CAMDEN CITY – In addition to Mr. and Mrs. Claus, the Gloucester Catholic High School honors service class was joined by a special guest as the teens brought cheer to Sacred Heart School students on a rainy afternoon before Christmas. Paul Reed of the Philadelphia 76ers joined the high-schoolers as they handed out gifts to elementary-aged students and led them in making... Read more →

I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve and Route 42 northbound lane and ramp closures on Thursday

CNBNews graphic files Daytime closures for pothole repairs, overnight closures for guiderail repairs (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced daytime lane closures on I-295 for pothole repairs tomorrow. In addition, I-295 southbound to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound, as well as Route 42 northbound, are scheduled to be closed tomorrow night for emergency guiderail repairs as the Direct Connect and Missing Moves projects advance in Bellmawr, Camden County. Daytime Pothole Repairs on I-295 From 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. tomorrow, Thursday, December 29 there will be lane closures on I-295 northbound and southbound near... Read more →

Pennacchio/Durr Bill Securing Access to Public Lakes for Recreational Fishermen Advances

Legislation sponsored by Senator Joe Pennacchio and Senator Ed Durr that would preserve access to any state-owned lake that is open to boats with or without onboard motors was approved by the Senate Environment and Energy Committee. Legislation sponsored by Sen. Joe Pennacchio and Sen. Ed Durr that would preserve access to any state-owned lake that is open to boats was approved in committee. (Pixabay) “There is growing concern about the lack of public boat launches,” noted Pennacchio (R-26). “New Jersey is home to public lakes that are open to bass boats and motorized vessels, but recreational boaters who don’t... Read more →

4rabet APK Review: Is it Worth Using in 2023?

image source CNBNews graphic files The choice of sportsbooks available to players in India is rather vast. Some users prefer local wagering platforms, while others stick with international sportsbooks. And considering international betting software, 4rabet apk stands out of the crowd: it is one of the few platforms that has a positive rating on independent sites like Trustpilot. However, before making the final choice, it is necessary to learn all the details about the service. This review should help in that case. Pros and Cons of the Platform Like any other wagering site, the app has its own advantages and... Read more →

Pamela Weber (nee Lambert) of Westville, age 70

WEBER, Pamela (nee Lambert) passed away peacefully on December 7, 2022 at AtlantiCare CNBNEWS GRAPHIC FILE Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City at age 70, after a prolonged illness. Born in Philadelphia, Pam grew up in Westville, N.J. and graduated from Gateway Regional High School in Woodbury Heights. She met and married the love of her life, her beloved husband Don. Pam was a full-time Mom and wife until Don became too ill and was forced to retire. Pam stepped up and utilized the opportunity for online income and developed a successful eBay business to support her family. This also... Read more →

CNBNEWS GUEST OPINION: NJBIA Welcomes Netflix-Fort Monmouth Announcement

NJBIA President and CEO Michele Siekerka issued the following statement regarding the announcement by Netflix and Gov. Phil Murphy today to build a state-of-the-art production facility on the former Fort Monmouth campus, in anticipation of a positive Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority (FMERA) vote in support of the project tonight. CNBNEWS GRAPHIC Previously, Siekerka had written this OpEd in in strong support of Netflix’s plans to create its East Coast production hub at Fort Monmouth. “We are thrilled by the promise this Netflix project will deliver. Jobs and innovation are at the heart of this Netflix-New Jersey partnership, just... Read more →

Green Acres Program Accepting Applications

FOR LAND ACQUISITION, PARK DEVELOPMENT, STEWARDSHIP, JAKE’S LAW AND URBAN PARKS FUNDING PROJECTS (22/P48) TRENTON – Local governments and eligible nonprofit organizations interested in acquiring open space, creating or rehabilitating parks, completing stewardship projects, or creating inclusive playgrounds are invited to apply for Green Acres grant and loan funding, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced today. Funding for 2023 will be used to advance the DEP’s environmental justice and climate change priorities by prioritizing projects that offer equitable and meaningful public access and maximize social, environmental and health benefits to the public, particularly in neighborhoods identified as... Read more →

Trish Powell(née Cullen) 78, of Haddon Heights ; GCHS Alum, Bells of St. Marys Member

Mary Patricia “Trish” Powell (nee Cullen), 78, of Haddon Heights, NJ passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on December 25, 2022. Trish is predeceased by her beloved husband of 45 years, Robert Powell, her “Paley”. Loving mother to Becky (Mike) Ford, Andrew (Lauren) Powell and her predeceased baby son, Kevin Cullen Powell. Devoted sister to Jody Cullen and her predeceased sister, Margie (David) Haggerty. Loving sister-in-law to Carol (Peaches) Larro. The most cherished Mimi and grandmom to Julia, Lyla, Michael, Emily and Kate. Adored Aunt Trish to Caryn, Michael, Megan, Christy, David, Amy and Mark. Trish was a 1963... Read more →

CNBNews GUEST OPINION: Reparations For LeBron Is A Slam Dunk

Bill Donohue | Catholic League President Max Fennell says white people owe him money. Why? Because he is black and blacks were enslaved a long time ago by white people. Has that hurt him? Apparently not. He is an affluent 35-year-old businessman, entrepreneur, and former professional triathlete. But he wants the money. He also wants land. Fennell testified last week before a California reparations task force. He said every black person in the state should get $350,000. He wants additional funding for businessmen like himself: black-owned businesses should receive grants of $250,000 and 15-20 acres of land. Here is what... Read more →

Margaret C. “Marge” Kelley, 88, of Barrington, formerly of National Park, and Gloucester City

Margaret C. “Marge” Kelley (nee Fitzgerald), of Barrington, NJ, formerly of National Park, NJ and Gloucester City, NJ, passed away peacefully December 13, 2022, at the age of 88 years. She was predeceased by her dear husband, George J. Kelley; her loving parents, Thomas and Mary Fitzgerald; stepsons, George Kelley and Paul Kelley; and son-in-law Clifford R. Griffiths. Loving stepmother of Susan Griffiths, of Glendora, NJ, David Kelley (Lynn), of Port Lucie, FL, Ronald Kelley (Lisa), of Long Beach, MS, and Daniel Kelley of Biloxi, MS. Proud step-grandmother of David Kelley, Jr., Maryanne Holland, Charity Nettles, Melodie Cherry, Rachael DeLeo,... Read more →

George C. Rennles, Jr., of Gloucester City; Longtime Resident of Bellmawr, Borough Employee and Volunteer Fireman

Gloucester City – Formerly of Bellmawr. On Christmas Eve, December 24, 2022, passed peacefully at home CNBNews graphic file surrounded by his loving family. Devoted husband of 23 years to Maryann (nee Flagg) Rennles. Beloved son of the late George C. Rennles, Sr. and Bertha (nee Canavan) Rennles. Cherished father of Melinda (Joel) Williams, Donald (Barbara) Johnson, Jeffrey (Sarah) Johnson and Zachary (Camille) Bardos. Loving grandfather of Chase, Callie, Sadie, Dylan, Brody and Alec. Dear sister of Joyce (Harry) Wilson, Sharon (Dave) Richards. Predeceased by his extended family: Winnie and Joe Cipriani, Frank and Gerry Flagg, Bob Olsen and Sue... Read more →

HELP WANTED: Gloucester Township PD Hiring Part-time Special Law Enforcement Officer

Gloucester Township Police is hiring part-time Special Law Enforcement Officer- Class 1! Complete and submit your application NOW for this possible job opportunity! Download the job application and submit it to Gloucester Township, New Jersey Human Resources Department at 1261 Chews Landing Road, Gloucester Township, NJ 08021: Download the application here: Duties & Requirements: Under direction of a supervisor, Special Officers will perform varied types of traffic and security details; other related duties as required. Part-time hours vary between day, night, weekends, and holidays. Gloucester Township residents preferred, Salary: $16.00 PER HOUR APPOINTEES WILL BE REQUIRED TO POSSESS A... Read more →

CNBNews Sports: McGriff to become 84th Legion Baseball alum in Cooperstown

The American Legion DEC 05, 2022 Fred McGriff will become the 84th American Legion Baseball player to enter the Baseball Hall of Fame after his unanimous selection by the Contemporary Baseball Era Players Committee. McGriff, who played Legion Baseball for Post 248 in Tampa, Fla., spent 19 seasons in the major leagues from 1986 through 2004. Nicknamed “the Crime Dog,” McGriff was a member of the 1995 World Series champion Atlanta Braves, one of six teams he played for in MLB. A five-time All-Star and three-time Silver Slugger Award winner, McGriff finished his career with 493 home runs, 1,550 RBIs... Read more →

Catherine M. (nee Frank) George, 78, of Haddon Hts.,

Catherine M. (nee Frank), on December 5, 2022, age 78, of Haddon Heights, formerly of Bellmawr and Philadelphia. Beloved mother of Catherine Kaiser (Michael), Robert George (Leeann) and Timothy George (Kelly). Loving grandmother of Kellan Kaiser, Olivia, Madeline, Jacob, Grace, Quinn and Teagan George. Dear sister of Theresa Frank. Catherine Marie George (Frank) was born on January 4, 1944 to Marie and Edward Frank on Bailey Street in South Philadelphia. Catherine attended the convent from the ages of 14 to 21 where she devoted her time to becoming a religious woman of the Sisters of Christian Charity. After graduating from... Read more →

Enhance your social experience with weed - find out how!

One fundamental question that troubles the minds of youngsters these days is whether weed helps them improve social experiences or not. Can cannabis improve your social background? Are you one of those? If yes, you have reached the right spot. Are you considering whether cannabis can help you connect with family and friends? Whether a novice or a seasoned smoker, you can hardly get answers to these questions right at the beginning. However, with time, things may turn positive when you develop a tolerance for the drug. Experts are here to explore why cannabis improves social experience better than any... Read more →

Elizabeth T. Mahoney, 96, of Bellmawr

Elizabeth T. Mahoney (nee Besso), "Betty", on December 18, 2022, of Bellmawr. Age 96. CNBNews graphic file Beloved wife of the late William "Bill" Mahoney. Devoted mother of Kathleen Donlin (the late Brendon), Michele Silvak (Michael), William Mahoney (Suzanne) and the late Elaine Mahoney-Kennedy. Mother-in-law of Harold Kennedy. Loving grandmom of Krista, Michael, Caitlin, Sadie, Matthew, Leah, Daniel, and the late Jonathan and great grandmom of Sophia. Sister Bette to Kenneth Besso (Joan). She was predeceased by her sisters Kass, Pearl, and Sis, and brothers Bud, Bubsy and Ed. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Betty was a member... Read more →

Former Home Health Aide Edmondo DiPaolo Sentenced for Assaulting Severely Impaired Patient  

Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a 36-year-old Pemberton Township man was sentenced to 23 years in New Jersey state prison for physically abusing a severely developmentally-impaired girl while working as her caregiver in the family’s Southampton home. The sentence was handed down to Edmondo DiPaolo on November 18 in Mount Holly by the Hon. Gerard H. Breland, J.S.C. DiPaolo pled guilty earlier this year to two counts of Aggravated Assault (Second Degree) and one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Second Degree). The investigation revealed that DiPaolo broke the victim’s femur while changing her diaper... Read more →

Senator Durr Opposes Glassboro-Camden Line

WOODBURY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--New Jersey Republican Senator Edward Durr slammed the proposed route for the Glassboro-Camden Line, calling the 18-mile commuter rail project in its current form a patchwork approach that will divide smaller towns, increase traffic, and endanger the safety of residents. Sen. Ed Durr slammed the proposed route for the Glassboro-Camden Line, calling the commuter rail project in its current form a patchwork approach that will divide smaller towns, increase traffic, and endanger the safety of residents. (Pixabay) “I do not oppose a new rail system to help commuters and residents, but the current route being put forward for... Read more →

Can You Past The U.S. Citizenship Test ?

100 Civics Questions and Answers with MP3 Audio (English version) The 100 civics (history and government) questions and answers for the naturalization test are listed below. The civics test is an oral test and the USCIS Officer will ask the applicant up to 10 of the 100 civics questions. An applicant must answer 6 out of 10 questions correctly to pass the civics portion of the naturalization test. On the naturalization test, some answers may change because of elections or appointments. As you study for the test, make sure that you know the most current answers to these questions. Answer... Read more →

Theresa C. Boyle (Rodgers), age 97, lifelong resident of Gloucester City and Parishioner of St. Marys Parish

Theresa C. Boyle (Rodgers), age 97, lifelong resident of Gloucester City, NJ. Theresa passed away on December 24, 2022. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles H. Boyle. Devoted mother of Marie Phelps (Richard), Eileen Bruno (Steve), Joseph (Teresa Foti) and Daniel. Loving grandmother to Charles Boyle (Megan), Kevin Boyle, Nicholas Rotz, Carolyn College (Thomas), and Sean Bruno. Great-Grandmother to Jocelyn and Ava Boyle. Theresa was one of 12 children of the late Margaret and David Rodgers. Theresa was a lifelong parishioner of St. Mary Roman Catholic Church in Gloucester City and graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School... Read more →

THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY : And then there were none (of us)

Central American immigrants take part in a caravan heading to the United States on the road linking Ciudad Hidalgo and Tapachula, Mexico, on October 21, 2018. photo courtesy of Pedro Pardo(AFP/Getty) Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Columnist Usually writing an article about illegal drugs almost writes itself. Just fill in the name of the drug, the amount, and voila! The article is written. That isn't the case recently. Before one article is written there is Breaking News about another big drug bust. Take a look at the recent news. Tuesday's (12/20/22) Washington Post ran an article that the Drug Enforcement Agency... Read more →

Virginia B. “Ginny” Neilio, 86, of Brooklawn/Millville

Virginia B. “Ginny” Neilio of Brooklawn NJ formerly of Millville, passed away on December 15, 2022 at the age of 86. Ginny was born a leap year baby to George and Belma Greening (nee Chew) on February 29, 1936 in Millville NJ. She resided in Brooklawn for the past 61 years. She was predeceased by her husband Thomas F. Neilio and her brother George Greening. Ginny met the love of her life, Tommy, at RCA in Camden. She enjoyed watching the Phillies, Eagles, and the Flyers. Besides being a great mom, she also enjoyed dancing, traveling, water skiing, bowling, and... Read more →

Pennsylvania City Treasurer Antoinette Hodge Charged with Stealing $100,000 for Gambling, Vacations

Uniontown city Treasurer Antoinette Hodge source Facebook (The Center Square) – The attorney general’s office has charged a Pennsylvania city treasurer for absconding with more than $100,000 of taxpayer money. Uniontown city Treasurer Antoinette Hodge is accused of stealing almost $107,000 in 2020-2021 while serving as an elected official. “The defendant is a public official entrusted to oversee city funds with integrity and accountability,” said Attorney General Josh Shapiro in a press release. “Instead, she is accused of stealing from taxpayers to enrich herself. My Office will investigate and prosecute anyone who abuses their position of power for their own... Read more →

New Jersey Had A 15 Year Deficit When COVID Hit

Report: New Jersey had the largest pre-pandemic revenue gap(The Center Square) – New Jersey was one of a handful of states that started the pandemic with a structural deficit, according to a new report. The Pew Foundation report found New Jersey and eight other states had a roughly 15-year deficit, or a negative fiscal balance, which carried forward deferred costs of past services, including debt and unfunded public employee retirement liabilities. Of those states, New Jersey had the largest gap between revenues and annual bills from 2006 and 2020, taking in enough to cover just 91.9% of its expenses, the... Read more →

Delaware Residents Urged to Recycle Christmas Trees

Commercial Yard Waste Sites Available Statewide for Convenient Drop-off After the holidays, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control encourages Delawareans to keep their real Christmas trees out of the state’s landfills by recycling them at any of the many yard waste recycling sites located throughout the state. Tree mulch is great for helping conserve and enhance First State soil by sequestering carbon that both fertilizes the soil and helps it retain moisture. Christmas tree recycling also saves valuable space in Delaware’s landfills. More than 176,000 tons of yard waste – which includes grass, leaves, brush, trees (Christmas trees... Read more →