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December 2022

NJ Senator Durr Speaks Against “Unconstitutional” Gun Restrictions Proposed by Trenton Democrats (Film)

STATE SENATOR DURR (R) TRENTON, NJ (December 19, 2022)(CNBNews)--During a session of the New Jersey Senate on December 19, 2022, Senator Ed Durr (R-3) spoke against legislation proposed by Democrats that would impose “unconstitutional” new restrictions on concealed carry permit holders.Durr voted “NO” on the legislation, A-4769/S-3214, which passed 21-16 with only Democrats in support. Read more →

Robbie D. Pollitt, of Palermo/Gloucester City; Owner of Hallmark Distributor/Property Management

Robert Doyle Pollitt, age 61, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, December 17, 2022. Born in Gloucester, NJ, he has been a resident of Palermo, in Upper Township for the past 29 years. He was the owner of Hallmark Distributors and Hallmark Property Management and was a well-known and respected member of the South Jersey arts and antiques community. He enjoyed skiing, kayaking, and trail biking. He loved his three dogs, Finn, Ellie, and Oona, and two cats, Gabbie and Freddie, plus the many Koi in the two ponds he so meticulously maintained. Survivors include his partner of... Read more →

A Guide to Betting Sites in Ireland: Pros and Cons of Popular Platforms

Betting sites in Ireland have become increasingly popular over the past decade, as punters look to make their wagers on sporting events both domestically and abroad. With a range of different platforms available, it can be difficult to decide which one is right for you, so here’s a guide to the pros and cons of some of the most popular betting sites in Ireland. One of the leading providers is, an online bookmaker that offers a variety of betting options including casino games, sports betting, and virtual racing. The site has a great selection of sports markets from all... Read more →

Rowan Baseball Ranked 12 in the Nation in Preseason NCAA Division III Poll

TUCSON, AZ - The Rowan baseball team is ranked 12th in the nation in Collegiate Baseball's 2023 Preseason NCAA Division III Poll as announced today. The Profs went 33-10 last season, reaching the NCAA Willimantic Super Regional before falling to eventual champion Eastern Connecticut State. Rowan was ranked 11th nationally after last season in both the and Collegiate Baseball polls. 2023 Collegiate Baseball Preseason Poll Rowan returns four of its top five hitters from 2022, led by All-Region right fielder Ryan Murphy, who batted .380 with 51 RBI and nine home runs. Shortstop Anthony Schooley, also an All-Region honoree,... Read more →

Beware! The Postal Service Didn't Send Thisf Email

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 26, 2022)--CNBNews received an email that contained the image below. Because of the logo and the box photo, it appeared that the US Postal Service sent the message, but they didn't. When you click on the link, you are directed to a page that request your name, home address, email address, and phone number. After supplying that information, you are directed to another page where you receive a 404 error. It appears that the person who sent it to us was just phishing. For those unfamiliar with the term phishing is the fraudulent practice of sending... Read more →

The Best Years of My Life ...40s, 50s, 60s and 70s

I have no idea who wrote the poem below, but it is right on!" ~submitted by John Dunkirk The Land That Made ME Long ago and far away, In a land, that time forgotten, Before the day of, Dylan Or the dawn of Camelot There lived a race of innocents And they were you and me. Ike was in the White House In that land where we were born Where navels were for oranges And Peyton Place was porn. We learned to drive in drivers-ed Washed our hair at dawn We spread our crinolines to dry In circles, on the... Read more →

DON'T FORGET: Deadline for Filing Your NJ ANCHOR Benefit Application Extended

Affordable New Jersey Communities for Homeowners and Renters (ANCHOR) Attention ANCHOR Applicants The deadline for filing your ANCHOR benefit application is January 31, 2023. We will begin paying ANCHOR benefits in the late Spring of 2023. ANCHOR payments will be paid in the form of a direct deposit or check, not as credits to property tax bills. Homeowners who filed a Homestead Benefit application last year may be able to obtain their ID and PIN numbers online. Renters/Tenants do not need an ID or PIN number to file. Visit the Division's ANCHOR page for all filing information. Due to high... Read more →

The Story Behind The Story: A Warehouse here; No Warehouse There

By Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Columnist Thursday night, December 15, 2022 the Harrison Township Planning and Zoning Commissions listened to their citizens and ruled against a 2 million square foot warehouse and distribution center. The residents of Mullica Hill, within Harrison Township, have been fighting the warehouse since it was first proposed. The last township meeting on the subject had to be postponed because so many people showed up and the building couldn't hold them all. The meeting was rescheduled for Thursday night and the line of people waiting to talk seemed to go on forever. If there was anyone... Read more →

Resorts Casino Hotel Presents MICHAEL JACKSON TRIBUTE

Taking place in the Superstar Theater, guests are in for the #1 Michael Jackson tribute show, performed by Jalles Francia ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (December 16, 2022) – All of the iconic moves and singing talent of the legendary Michael Jackson will be on full display on Saturday, February 18th at 8:00pm at the Superstar Theater when Jalles Francia takes the stage. Francia is an award-winning Michael Jackson impersonator who has thrilled audiences across the globe. Tickets are on-sale tomorrow, February 17th and start at $49, available through Ticketmaster. Resorts Casino Hotel will host a performance for the ages when Jalles... Read more →

Suspect Isaac Ramos-Perez Wanted for Allegedley Shooting Two Victims in York, PA

The York City Police Department is seeking information regarding a suspect, Isaac Ramos-Perez (photo ) , who is wanted for the December 22nd shooting of two individuals in the 400 block W. Philadelphia St. Ramos-Perez was last seen operating a 2004 Ford F-150 (PA Registration ZTB-1252). Ramos-Perez is considered armed and dangerous. Any information regarding Ramos-Perez can be submitted in any of the methods below. Initial Incident On Friday, December 22, 2022, at approximately 10:20am, York City Police responded to an address in the 400 block W. Philadelphia St for a reported shooting. On scene, police located a 44 year... Read more →

CNB Student Spotlight: Bloomsbury University

Bloomsburg University Inducts 91 into Frederick Douglass Institute for Academic Excellence BLOOMSBURG, PA (12/22/2022)-- More than 90 student scholars were recently inducted into the Frederick Douglass Institute for Academic Excellence at Bloomsburg University, a Commonwealth University. Under the inspiration of Frederick Douglass and other distinguished leaders of all racial and ethnic backgrounds, Bloomsburg's FDIAE promotes academic excellence among students and enhances their understanding and appreciation of human diversity. The institute is part of PASSHE's collaborative to enhance the academic life and enrich the campus climate of participating universities. It enables those universities to identify with a man whose life and... Read more →

Attention Gloucester City Residents: Christmas and New Year's Day Trash Collection Schedule

All trash and recycling pushed back one day for both weeks POSTED ON: DECEMBER 21, 2022 - 10:07AM Due to Christmas and New Year’s Day being celebrated on Sundays, Mondays will be the observed holidays for the Seaside Waste Collection Company. All trash and recycling collections will be pushed back one day for both weeks. Trash Collection will be as follows: TUESDAY – West Side of Town WEDNESDAY – East Side of Town Recycling Collection will be as follows: THURSDAY – West Side of Town FRIDAY – East Side of Town Read more →

Video: Twas the Night Before Christmas

source Clement Moore, the author of the poem Twas the night before Christmas, was a reticent man and it is believed that a family friend, Miss H. Butler, sent a copy of the poem to the New York Sentinel who published the poem. The condition of publication was that the author of Twas the night before Christmas was to remain anonymous. The first publication date was 23rd December 1823 and it was an immediate success. It was not until 1844 that Clement Clarke Moore claimed ownership when the work was included in a book of his poetry. Twas the... Read more →

Albert Lawrence Hamilton, Jr. age 71

Albert peacefully passed away on December 19, 2022, at the age 71. He was born in Philadelphia, PA, and was the son of the late, Albert L. and Vivian J. (Spardly) Hamilton. He is survived by his wife, Judy K. (Beuninger) Hamilton; children, Albert L. Hamilton, III, Jesse A. Hamilton, Michelle K. Hamilton, Edward V. Hamilton, Theresa M. Hamilton; 12 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren; brothers, Robert Abromowitz, Albert Hamilton (Annamarie), Michael Hamilton (Dawn), Richard Hamilton; sisters, Maryann Hamilton- Ledger (Joe), Mildred Spradly-Dillion (Henry), Theresa A. Hamilton, Beverly J. Lenkowski. Al is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Albert loved life,... Read more →

Pamela Weber (nee Lambert), 70, of Westville

WEBER, Pamela (nee Lambert) passed peacefully on December 7, 2022 at AtlantiCare 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, utilized the opportunity for online income, and developed a successful eBay business to support her family. This also allowed her to provide full-time... Read more →

CNB Student Spotlight: Elmira College and Albright College

Matteo Salvati Named to Elmira College Dean's List for Fall 2022 Term ELMIRA, NY (12/13/2022)-- Matteo Salvati, Hammonton, NJ has been named to the Elmira College Dean's List for the Fall 2022 Term. Full-time undergraduate students registered for at least 12 computable credit hours and earning a term grade point average of 3.6 or higher at the end of Term I or Term II are placed on the Dean's List at the College. ABOUT ELMIRA COLLEGE Founded in 1855, Elmira College is a private, residential, liberal arts college offering 25-plus majors, an honors program, 17 academic societies, and 16 Division... Read more →

Paul Harvey's Tribute to a FIREFIGHTER (video)

Paul Harvey: A Tribute to The Fireman Monday, June 08, 2015 Source Big Geek Daddy Click Here to get the Video of the Day American radio broadcaster Paul Harvey shares with us his description of a Fireman. This is a tribute to the men and women firefighters who risk their lives on a daily basis to serve and protect their fellow citizens. Firefighters run into danger while others run away from it. It’s a tough job and like most difficult jobs when things go wrong it can be really tragic. Paul Harvey: A Tribute to The Fireman Monday, June 08,... Read more →

Association of NJ Rifle and Pistol Clubs File Lawsuit to Overturn Carry-Killer Law

New Jersey (December 22, 2022)-- At the same moment Gov. Murphy signed illegal carry-killer legislation into law earlier today, ANJRPC filed an epic federal lawsuit seeking to swiftly and decisively block the blatantly unconstitutional new measure. ANJRPC is also seeking a restraining order to immediately halt the implementation of the new law while the case proceeds. Click here to see a copy of the complaint filed in the case, and to monitor ongoing new case filings as they happen. ANJRPC counsel Dan Schmutter spearheads the lawsuit. The new law flagrantly and intentionally disrupts both the Second Amendment and the U.S.... Read more →

FBI Most Wanted Fugitive Michael Pratt Captured; Wanted for Sex Trafficking of a Minor and Other Crimes

Spanish authorities arrested FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitive Michael James Pratt earlier this week. Pratt is charged in a 19-count indictment with sex trafficking, production of child pornography, sex trafficking of a minor, and conspiracy to launder monetary instruments in connection with the operation of the GirlsDoPorn adult website. Pratt has been a fugitive since 2019 and was named to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives List earlier this year. Pratt was arrested by Spanish National Police on December 21, 2022, in Madrid, Spain, pursuant to an Interpol Red Notice. A Red Notice is a request to law enforcement worldwide... Read more →

CNB MEDICAL NEWS: NIH researchers use 3D bioprinting to create eye tissue

Technique provides model for studying genesis of age-related macular degeneration and other eye diseases. Growth of blood vessels across printed rows of an endothelial-pericyte-fibroblast cell mixture. By day 7, blood vessels fill in the space between the rows, forming a network of capillaries.Kapil Bharti, Ph.D., NEI Scientists used patient stem cells and 3D bioprinting to produce eye tissue that will advance the understanding of the mechanisms of blinding diseases. The National Eye Institute (NEI) research team, part of the National Institutes of Health, printed a combination of cells forming the outer blood-retina barrier—eye tissue supporting the retina's light-sensing photoreceptors. The... Read more →

Power Outages in Winslow Township

TIME OF OUTAGE 7:51 PM Power outages due to a blown transformer. Power outages affecting Primrose Gate and High Meadows Developments. Atlantic City Electric is on scene and working to restore power. If any assistance is needed, please call the Winslow Twp. Police Department. 609-561-3300 or 911. Instructions: Please call Winslow Twp Police Dept if you need assistance at 609-561-3300 or 911. Address/Location Township of Winslow 125 South Route 73 Hammonton, NJ 08037 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 609-567-0700P Read more →

Moorestown Residents Experiencing Power Outage

Time of outage 7:48 PM Power outage report from the Moorestown Office of Emergency Management. If you are experiencing a power outage, please be aware that PSE&G is working hard to restore it. The earliest restoration time provided by PSE&G, as of now, is 5:45 am 12/24/2022. If you can please seek alternative sheltering for tonight. If you need resources, please see the 2-1-1 website. In the event of an emergency please call 911. Instructions: If you are experiencing a power outage, if you can please seek alternative sheltering for tonight. Address/Location Township of Moorestown Police Department 1245 N Church... Read more →

The Flooded Brooklawn Circle, Will The Bitter Cold Temperatures Freeze The Water?

BROOKLAWN, NJ (December 23, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Photos of the Brooklawn Circle today taken today, Friday, from the Emerald Diner looking towards the west circle. It will be interesting to see if the cold temperatures will change that water into an ice skating rink later tonight or Saturday morning. Does anyone ever remember that happening in the past? Anyone out and about on Saturday in that area, please send your photos of the circle to [email protected] Photo credits Bruce Darrow and Gwen Zold Herzalla Read more →


Records Pond Fishing Pier Closed for Public Safety Pier to Reopen Upon Completion of New Boat Ramp Construction The Records Pond fishing pier in Laurel in Sussex County has been closed effective immediately for public safety due to warping of the pier’s decking, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today. The decking will be replaced in conjunction with the new public boat ramp project at Records Pond to be managed by the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife, with construction expected to start in the summer of 2023. The fishing pier will remain closed until completion... Read more →


NJDOT issues commercial vehicle restrictions on multiple Interstate highways beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, December 23 Restrictions do not apply to New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway or Atlantic City Expressway (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti has issued a commercial vehicle travel restriction on multiple Interstate highways in New Jersey starting at 9 a.m. Friday, December 23 based on the forecast for rapidly falling temperatures that may lead to a flash freeze on wet roadways throughout the state. New Jersey is expected to see rain, strong winds and the potential for snow and ice... Read more →


Why Were GCity Republican Council Candidates So Timid?

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ The three unknown Gloucester City Republican council candidates Jason Fanning, James Mueller, and Anthony Kates who challenged the Democrat incumbents in November never stood a chance in our opinion. Why? They were not combative enough. Even though they had a 'barrel of ammunition' provided by CNBNews investigations to attack their opponents, they never fired a shot that caught on with the public. There were numerous pressing issues the people wanted them to talk about such as; After almost three years, the city still has a part-time Administrator. Since long-time administrator Jack... Read more →


Camden County Health Department issues “Code Blue” (Gloucester Township, NJ) – Commissioner Virginia Betteridge, liaison to the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services, advises municipalities that the region will be under a Code Blue Advisory this Friday evening into the morning of Tuesday, Dec 27. The code blue will then take effect again from Tuesday evening to the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 28. The Health Officer has issued the Code Blue advisory for Camden County effective from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., beginning Dec. 23, to the morning of Dec. 27 and then from the evening of Dec.... Read more →

PET TIPS: Protecting Your Pet from Winter Storms

Hi William​, An arctic blast of frigid weather that arrived in the Pacific Northwest on Tuesday is now unfolding across parts of the nation’s midsection, bringing a dangerous mix of sub-zero temperatures, fierce winds, and snow. As temperatures begin to plunge below freezing, BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital is reminding owners to keep their pets safe. Follow these expert veterinary tips to keep pets safe amid an artic blast. ERIKA AND LACEY CLEARY Keep pets indoors. Do not leave your pets outside or in a vehicle unattended during freezing weather. Consider shortening walks and limiting their time outside. Owners... Read more →

Gloucester City Council Reorganization Meeting Thursday, January 5

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 23, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The City of Gloucester City's annual reorganization meeting is scheduled this year for Thursday, January 5, at 7 PM in the council chambers at the Police Administration 313 Monmouth Street. The public is invited to attend. Before the start of the regular meeting, there will be a brief Sine-Die meeting, when last-minute business for the year 2022 will be conducted, and those council people elected in November will take the oath of office. Those individuals include incumbent Mayor Dayl Baile and incumbent council members Rob Page, Derrick Timm, and newly elected councilman Samuel Budessa, all... Read more →

AG's from 18 States Support New Jersey Fishermen

(The Center Square) (December 21, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)– Attorneys general from 18 states have filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of New Jersey fishermen challenging a federal regulation requiring them to pay for the cost of monitors who board their vessels during fishing trips. Led by West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, the attorneys general are urging the nation’s top court to take on the case and give guidance on the “Chevron deference,” a longstanding doctrine that grants federal regulatory agencies powers to issue mandates when Congress has not given clear guidance. Specifically, they’re urging the Supreme Court... Read more →

Mexico News Agency Jounalists Prepared for Third Chistmas on Strike

When President López Obrador appointed the first-ever woman as director of Notimex in 2019, workers expected positive progressive change. They got a despotic leader who pushed editorial falsehoods and created a terroristic work environment. When President López Obrador appointed the first-ever woman as director of Notimex in 2019, workers expected positive progressive change. They got a despotic leader who pushed editorial falsehoods and created a terroristic work environment. MEXICO CITY (CN) — The journalists and administrative employees of Mexico’s state-owned news agency will soon see another December go by without a Christmas bonus as they end a third year on... Read more →

James D. McCausland, age 80 of Collingswood,

James D. McCausland, age 80 of Collingswood, passed away at his home on Friday, December 9, 2022. Jim was born in Philadelphia and had been a longtime Collingswood resident. Jim was a good neighbor. He enjoyed flea markets, good diner food, and time away with his wife and family camping. Jim made his career as a heavy equipment operator and spent his years working for the Borough of Collingswood. He was an avid archer and a longtime member of the Obissquasoit Bowmen in Alloway, NJ. Mr. McCausland is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Ruth (nee Docherty), and... Read more →


Straight from the Southern Boarder

by Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Columnist On Aug 17, 2022, CBP officers at the Nogales Port of Entry seized 15,000 pills of colorful fentanyl pills that officials say are meant to look like candy. (CBP) From December 5, 2022, to December 19, 2022, only two weeks in time, the following major drug "busts" were made at the southern boarder. These drugs aren't staying in Texas or Arizona; they are being distributed to every state in the union and most cities within the states. During this two-week period there was a meth bust in Corpus Christi, TX in which 1,400 Clorox... Read more →

Gloucester City Employees Receive Pay Raises; Salaries Range from a Low $36,192 to a High $96,797

Mayor and council will meet Thursday at 7 PM at the police administration building, 313 Monmouth Street. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 21, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester City Mayor and Council will vote on increasing the salaries of city firefighters, public works department employees, and white collar staff at Thursday', December 22 meeting held in council chambers, 313 Monmouth Street, starting at 7 PM. Other essential items on the agenda include the swearing-in of newly hired police officer Vincent DiGiacomo Jr. and the approval of amending the Zoning Map, which will allow for the building of 350 apartments at Freedom Pier. Also, council will... Read more →

Did the wave of Covid bring with it the advantages of telehealth?

image courtesy of Now that the coronavirus pandemic is over, you must be thinking, what has Tele health services got to do with your personal life? If you are considering this track, there is a reason for you to read this article. Adding telehealth technology to your agency and providing telehealth services to the worker is your responsibility as an entrepreneur. Remember that you are not alone in all this. The national use of telehealth grew by 50% before the pandemic hit the world. Yes, you heard it right. The reports will reveal everything correctly. That is significantly much... Read more →

Cape May Coast Guard Recruits To Spend Christmas With South Jersey Families

CAPE MAY, N.J. — U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May and the American Red Cross will place approximately 250 Coast Guard recruits with South Jersey families for Christmas as part of Operation Fireside, resuming the in-home part of the program after the suspension the last two years due to COVID. Operation Fireside has placed recruits with South Jersey families during the holiday season since 1981. During the rigorous basic training program, it allows recruits to celebrate the holiday with a host family while separated from their loved ones. Since the program started over four decades ago, Operation Fireside has... Read more →

2022 Math and Literacy Test Scores for New Jersey Students; See Your District

Catherine Carrera, Chalkbeat Newark Dec 21, 12:01pm EST Significant disparities between New Jersey’s white and Asian American students and their Black and Hispanic peers grew bigger on last spring’s state standardized tests, while proficiency rates among Newark’s relatively young students suffered the biggest declines from pre-pandemic levels, according to a Chalkbeat analysis of the scores. There were drops in proficiency rates in math and English language arts on the spring tests for all student groups in the state. And Newark’s struggles with achieving math proficiency have only grown more pronounced. The scores on the New Jersey Student Learning Assessments, known... Read more →

Hidden in Google's Black Box Ad Empire...

Porn, Piracy, Fraud by Craig Silverman and Ruth Talbot ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. In late 2021, the right-wing site Conservative Beaver published a story falsely claiming the FBI had arrested Pfizer’s CEO for fraud. It wasn’t Conservative Beaver’s first brush with fabricated news. The site had falsely claimed Barack Obama was arrested for espionage, Pope Francis was arrested for possession of child pornography and “human trafficking,” and the Pfizer CEO’s wife died after being compelled to take a COVID-19 vaccine. As... Read more →

Dubai based music fintech company, AudioSwim, to launch in Philadelphia

One of Dubai's most recognized music companies, AudioSwim, has chosen Philadelphia for its first expansion into the United States. Music Distribution, royalty investment and NFT platform, AudioSwim, is expanding into the United States, just weeks after helping Nigerian based artist, Rema, reach number 1 on the newly established Official MENA charts, the company thinks that now is the time for musicians in the region to start thinking global. After securing a small investment, AudioSwim is now ready to take Philadelphia based musicians onto new heights. “The opportunity for music start-ups in Philadelphia’s music scene is enormous,” said Albert Carter, Philadelphia... Read more →

Camden County Sheriff Officers to be Honored

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (December 21, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--On Thursday, the Camden County Sheriff will present assorted awards and honors to members of his staff. Most of the awards will be presented to officers who handled difficult situations involving armed criminal suspects and the outstanding work they did in resolving potentially volatile situations. In addition, Sheriff’s officers that focused on building bridges in the community will be honored for their thoughtful service. “These officers have worked tirelessly to protect and serve Camden County’s residents and for that, we honor them with these prestigious awards,” said Sheriff Gilbert “Whip” Wilson. “Their selfless devotion to... Read more →

Joint Agencies Seize 10,000 Fentanyl Pills During Mount Laurel Arrest

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ (December 21, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The following information is being jointly released by Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw, Ricky J. Patel, Special Agent-in-Charge of the Newark Field Office of United States Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), and Mount Laurel Police Chief Stephen Riedener. A joint investigation by the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office Gang, Gun and Narcotics Task Force, United States Homeland Security Investigations – Cherry Hill Office, and the Mount Laurel Police Department culminated in the seizure yesterday of 10,000 fentanyl pills – worth $40,000 on the street – and the arrest of a 33-year-old Florida man. Shane Smith, of... Read more →

All You Wanted to Know about the Bail Bonds Process, Bailable and Non-Bailable Offenses 

image courtesy of Dreamstime The bail bonds entail a cumbersome and complicated process. Most of you do not even know whether you are eligible for bail. Most arrested individuals do not know what offenses are bailable and what offenses lead to jail time. It is a good idea to learn more about bailable offenses and even non-bailable ones so that you can find it easier to determine the course of action when arrested. According to Wikipedia, bail in the U.S.A. is the practice of freeing suspects from custody on bail payment before their hearing. Bail is the pledge of property... Read more →

NRA-ILA Report: NJ Anti-Gun Senate Democrats Voted 21-16 to Advance A.4769

The vote may be final, but the final outcome is far from certain. Yesterday, anti-gun Senate Majority Democrats voted 21-16 to advance A.4769 to the Governor’s desk. Anti-gun Gov. Phil Murphy will undoubtedly sign the legislation. However, this latest episode of political theatre is nothing more than disgruntled legislators thumbing their noses at the United States Supreme Court, which reaffirmed the right to concealed carry in this summer’s landmark Bruen decision. Trenton lawmakers wasted a lot of taxpayer time and money with what looks to be a futile attempt to tell SCOTUS to pound sand. Concealed carry is here to... Read more →

Kenneth "Kenny" Boone, 63, Camden/Glassboro

Cherry Hill- Formerly of Camden and Glassboro. Passed away on December 19, 2022, age 63. Kenny will be dearly missed by the staff and his resident friends at Silver Health Care Center in Cherry Hill. Kenny’s graveside service will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 27th at 10 am in Land of Canaan Cemetery, 9th and Fairview Rd., Glassboro, NJ. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME Gloucester City Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

Statement from JerseyCan Executive Director Regarding School Year 2021-2022 Assessments

[New Jersey – December 16, 2022] On Friday Afternoon, the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) released results from the 2021-2022 New Jersey Student Learning Assessments (NJSLA) test. The following is a statement from JerseyCAN Executive Director Paula White: "This is a sobering day for the state of education in New Jersey and shows us all that it is easy to boast New Jersey has the best education system in the country, but much harder to make that statement a truism for all children in our state. "One might be able to slow down the sharing of information, even dump... Read more →

The Story Behind The Story: Taxpayers Spent Over $1 Million for Police Vehicles, Where Are They?

by Dorothy Philbin | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews)(December 21, 2022)--Last week Cleary's Notebook published an article, "Car 54 Where Are You?" in which the question was asked, where are the 22 police cars which seem to be lost? Since that time, it was revealed through the city council meeting minutes, resolutions, and ordinances that in December, 2022 the city bought one new Ford vehicle for the fire department and two new Chevy SUVs from Mall Chevrolet for the police. This resolution was passed on the first reading. Does that mean the police department has 36 vehicles instead of the... Read more →


* Our Neck of the Woods is on display now through January 7th as part of LumiNature * Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia Zoo's winter light show spectacular LumiNature is not only bringing more than a million sparkling lights to the holiday season, but showcasing the creativity and spirit of its closest neighborhood groups in West Philadelphia to create a one-of-a-kind display inspired by the animal kingdom. In "Our Neck of the Woods," guests can explore beautifully decorated trees and snowflake installations created by residents, families, groups and schools. More than a dozen groups participated in this year's display including People’s... Read more →

Steven Mazzone, 59, of Philadelphia, Mafia Underboss, Guilty of Loansharking, Gambling, and Exortion

PHILADELPHIA PA--A Pennsylvania man was sentenced today to five years in prison for conspiring to participate in the affairs of a racketeering enterprise, including making extortionate extensions of credit and conducting an illegal gambling business, all while serving as the underboss of the Philadelphia mafia family. According to court documents, Steven Mazzone, 59, of Philadelphia, was the underboss of the Philadelphia organized crime family of La Cosa Nostra (LCN), aka the “mafia,” and directed a vast network of criminal activity that spanned Philadelphia and parts of New Jersey. As the underboss, Mazzone set rules for LCN members and associates in... Read more →

What You Need to Know About Non Gamstop Casinos

For those who are new to online gambling, the concept of non Gamstop casinos may be unfamiliar. In this article, we will discuss what non Gamstop casinos are, why they are becoming increasingly popular, and the advantages of using them. What is a Non Gamstop Casino? The sites that are listed at this resource are online casino platforms that do not use the UK’s self-exclusion service, known as Gamstop. The main reason these types of casinos exist is that they allow players to gamble without having to sign up for the service. This means that players can play without being... Read more →