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January 2023

Atlantic City Electric Customers, Financial Help is Availble

More than 34,000 customers received over $88 million in assistance in 2022, and similar assistance is available to help pay bills now! MAYS LANDING, N.J. (Jan. 26, 2023) — Atlantic City Electric reminds customers who are struggling with energy bills to take action today to secure millions of dollars that remain available to help pay their energy bills. In addition to the payment arrangements and assistance Atlantic City Electric provides, the company supports customers in connecting them with federal, local and other funding that may be available to help meet their energy needs. “We are committed to helping every customer... Read more →

Rowan Women's Basketball Wins 4th in a Row, Defeats TCNJ; Rowan Men's Basketball Wins 8th in a Row

GLASSBORO, NJ (January 26, 2023)-- Rowan won its fourth game in a row as the Profs took down TCNJ, 60-45, in NJAC action at Esbjornson Gymnasium Wednesday night. Nicole Mallard netted a team-high 15 points while Grace Marshall scored nine of her 13 points in the final quarter. Dakota Adams was the top Rowan rebounder with eight, while Marshall handed out three assists as well. Leading 38-32 heading into the fourth, the Profs opened the stanza on a 10-0 run and held a double-digit cushion the rest of the way. Rowan held the Lions to just one three-pointer in the... Read more →

Law Enforcement Conducts Drug Raid in Gloucester City

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Gloucestercitynews file photo (July 2021) JANUARY 26, 2023--Authorities conducted a drug raid in the 300-unit block of Essex Street on Tuesday, January 24, 2023. Across the street from the residences is a used car dealer. The occupant of the home, Jacques Davis, 25, was arrested and charged with multiple drug offenses. On July 11, 2021, a shooting occurred in the same block. An 18-year was shot numerous times. Arrested for that crime was 19-year-old Camden City. Police said Joel K. Taylor shot the victim seven times. Taylor was charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault,... Read more →

Suspect Allegedly Damaged PNC Bank Equipment in Gcity

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 26, 2023)(CNBNewsnet)--The male pictured allegedly damaged some electronic equipment in the vestibule of the PNC Bank, 500 Monmouth Street, according to the police department. If anyone knows the individual contact Gloucester City Police Department's detective bureau at (856)456-7797. Editor's Note: The date and time of the incident were not released. Read more →

Atlantic City and Pennsylvania Casinos Deal with Staff Shortages

Atlantic City Casinos on the Boardwalk Certainly, casinos in Atlantic City and Pennsylvania are currently struggling with staff shortages. The problem is not affecting this business only but every other industry as well. In 2020, casino hotels recorded the sharpest decrease in workers in the private sector. Compared to job losses in other industries, the casino business recorded over 3.5 times more. Over 6,000 jobs lost in PA in 2020 In total, Pennsylvania online gambling and land-based casinos lost over 6,000 workers by the end of 2020 due to the pandemic. These are figures according to an annual report by... Read more →

CNB Travel Alert: I-76 eastbound Exit 1B/Route 42 southbound Exit 14/ Closed Thursday night

Closures necessary for drainage and tunnel work (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound and the Route 42 southbound ramp to Leaf Avenue/Creek road Wednesday and Thursday nights as the Direct Connect and Missing Moves projects advance in Bellmawr, Camden County. I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound CNBNews graphic file Beginning a 10 p.m. Thursday, January 26, until 5 a.m. Friday, January 27, the I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound is scheduled to be closed and detoured. In addition, the two left lanes in... Read more →

Attention: Newly Diagnosed Prostate Cancer Patients...Besides Radiation There Are Other Options Availabe

Related: HOORAY! MY 28 DAYS OF RADIATION ARE OVER: Prostate Cancer Diagnosis — Do You Really Know "All" Your Treatment Options? The American Brachytherapy Society finds many men diagnosed with Prostate Cancer are not presented with a highly effective minimally invasive treatment option: Prostate Brachytherapy Seed Implants. We live in an era of information overload, frequently confusing and contradictory. The challenge and difficult task of evaluating and understanding available treatment options for prostate cancer is not immune to this quandary. Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer and is the second leading cause of cancer death... Read more →

Dimear Caraballo, 26, Charged with Shooting Camden City Man

Camden City, N.J.- A Camden City man has been arrested and charged for the fatal shooting of a man on Monday, January 23, 2023, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. On Monday, January 23, 2023, the Camden County Police Department received a ShotSpotter activation for gunfire at 8:21 a.m. in the area of the 1100 block of Lansdowne Avenue in Camden City, New Jersey. Responding officers arrived at the scene and located a male victim, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was identified as Mustapha Gbassa, 35, of Camden. Gbassa was... Read more →

Porsche Club of America Boardwalk Reunion Car Show; GHS Alum Wayne Fleger's Car One of the Top Auto's on Display

OCEAN CITY, NJ (January 26, 2023)(CNBNewsnet)--The Porsche Club's third annual Reunion on the Boardwalk took place on October 15, 2022. The event is run by members of the Porsche Club of America (130,000 members largest single marque car club in the world). The Porsche 356 Registry owns Porsches 1949 to 1965 models. Wayne Fleger, a former Gloucester City resident and a graduate of Gloucester High School, Class of 62, was among those displaying their vintages. There were 360 cars at this event. The estimated value of these classic cars at this show was $35 million. Next year's event is set... Read more →

Suzanne W. Crowell (nee Scanlan), age 77, of Gloucester City

Suzanne W. Crowell (nee Scanlan), age 77, of Gloucester City, NJ. Suzy passed away on January 20, 2023. Born in Atlantic City, NJ, on April 7th, 1945, she was the daughter of the late M. Ward and Eileen (McSherry) Scanlan. Devoted mother of Dean Crowell (Cathy), and cherished grandchildren Ben and Colin. She is also survived by her loving sisters, Eileen Rider, and Kathleen Deighan, and numerous nieces and nephews; beloved stepchildren, Dawn Martin (Mike), Chris Michaux, Linda Sachs (Steve) and multiple step-grandchildren; “soul sister” Peggy Lee. Suzy loved Theresa Lee, Rachael Cowgill, Steven Cowgill, Justin Cowgill and Dana Allen... Read more →

Voorhees Residents Invited to Citizens Police Academy

SEE WHAT IT IS LIKE TO BE A POLICE OFFICER Voorhees, NJ (01/24/2023): The Voorhees Police Department is excited to announce our 5th Citizen’s Police Academy which will begin on Thursday, 03/02/2023. Classes will meet every Thursday night from 6:30PM-9:30PM for 10 weeks. Graduation will be on 5/4/2023. The training will take place at our Police Headquarters and several off-site locations. This course will offer our residents an inside exclusive look at the training and behind the scenes activities that make the Voorhees Twp Police Department function in a professional, effective, and efficient manner. “This is yet another program that... Read more →

NJ Congressman Donald Norcross Helps Food Bank to Secure $970,000 in Federal Funding

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today visited the Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) to highlight nearly $1 million in federal funding that he secured in the FY23 omnibus funding package for the local nonprofit. The funding will be used to help increase food delivery services and decrease the food bank’s carbon footprint by purchasing hybrid delivery trucks and vans. “One in eleven children in New Jersey face hunger,” said Congressman Norcross. “And each year, the Food Bank of South Jersey is at the forefront of local efforts to ensure no child in South Jersey goes hungry.... Read more →

Philadelphia Police Continuing Investigation into Five Homicides

PHILADELPHIA PA (JANUARY 25, 2023)(CNBNEWSNET)--Philadelphia Police announced today at a press conference that the investigation into the shooting of four victims on Monday, January 9 at 10 AM, in the 7300 block of Rowland Avenue is ongoing. Three of the four victims died. It was also announced the investigation into two other homicides on Huntington Park Avenue and on Torresdale Avenue is also continuing. Four people shot, three critically. Image courtesy of FoxNews 29 Quadruple Shooting/Triple Homicide—7300 Rowland Avenue On Monday, January 9, 2023, at approximately 9:57 P.M., Philadelphia Police responded to the 7300 block of Rowland Avenue for a... Read more →

How Philadelphia Union Can Bounce Back from Heartache in 2023 Season

CNBNews graphic file The Union had a breathtaking season in 2022, going unbeaten at home and thrilling fans with plenty of brilliant displays. However, it came to an agonizing end as they came up short against LAFC in the MLS Cup final. Despite bouncing back from 1-0 down to go score what looked like the winner in extra time, Union failed to secure the win, as LAFC scored an equalizer and grabbed a win through penalties. (By Dough4872 - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Now, it’s on the team to rebuild and come back stronger for the 2023 season,... Read more →

CNB Student Spotlight: University of Vermont Dean's List

Students Named to the BURLINGTON, VT (01/24/2023)-- The University of Vermont is proud to announce that the following local students have been named to the dean's list for the fall 2022 semester. Shane Skelly from Blackwood is majoring in Mathematics. Ella Baylor from Haddonfield is majoring in Environmental Sciences. Ann Haas from Haddonfield is majoring in Environmental Sciences. Cara Muller from Haddonfield is majoring in Environmental Sciences. Isabella Dekluyver from Haddonfield is majoring in Biologyand Spanish. Claire Decencio from Haddonfield is majoring in Professional Nursing. Rachel Forsman from Voorhees is majoring in Animal Sciences. Sophia Sinibaldi from Voorhees is majoring... Read more →

Attention Gloucester City Business Owners; $250,000 is Available in Assistance Capital Funds

GLOUCESTER CITY SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS The City of Gloucester has appropriated $250,000 of its federal Community Development Block Grant CARES Funds (CDBG-CV1) for the COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Program. This program is being established to provide working capital funds to the community’s small businesses that the COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted. A. PROGRAM OBJECTIVES The Gloucester City, Small Business Assistance Program, has been established to provide working capital funds to community businesses economically impacted by the COVID-19 virus. The program component makes funds available for 120 days of verifiable working capital up to a grant ceiling of $7,500.... Read more →

Get Ready for Change in Your SNAP BENEFITS in March

(Camden City, NJ) – As the SNAP federal emergency allotment from COVID-19 is set to expire on March 1, households may see a change in monthly benefit amounts. During the COVID-19 pandemic, households received higher allotments for SNAP but on March 1, households will begin receiving their regular payments. Seeing that families and individuals continue to face difficulty affording food, Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation in June 2022 to establish the State SNAP Minimum Benefit Program that ensured that SNAP recipients receive at least $50 per month in assistance when the federal emergency allotments end. New Jersey is the first... Read more →

Guest Opinion: Free Abortion Pills For Some In NYC

By Bill Donohue | Catholic League President New York City Mayor Eric Adams is basking in pride now that some pregnant women can terminate their pregnancy for free. “For too long, health and health care has [sic] been centered around men. If men had periods…they would get a paid vacation. And if men could get pregnant, we wouldn’t see Congress trying to pass laws restricting abortion.” image courses of Minnesota Citizens Concern for Life How does Mayor Adams know that men can’t have periods? Many of those who share his politics don’t agree. In 2020, Tampax flatly said, “Not all... Read more →

NJ To Launch Expanded Potential Lead Exposure Mapping Tool

General Public, Health Officials, and Regulators Can Now Find Potential Lead Source Information in One Place TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey’s Department of Community Affairs (DCA), in partnership with the Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), today announced the launch of an expanded version of the Potential Lead Exposure Mapping or PLEM tool, which provides new publicly available data that indicate potential sources of lead exposure. The tool may be used by local health officers, community groups, and other members of the public to help identify the potential sources of lead exposure. The PLEM tool... Read more →

NJ Awards $24.3 million in Natural Climate Solutions Grants

PROJECTS WILL MITIGATE CARBON EMISSIONS BY ENHANCING URBAN AND NATURAL FORESTS AND RESTORING COASTAL ECOSYSTEMS (23/P3) TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette today announced the award of $24.3 million in Natural Climate Solutions Grants to local governments and nonprofits to create, restore, and enhance New Jersey’s green spaces and tree canopies in urban areas, salt marshes and forests. “With Governor Phil Murphy's vision and leadership, New Jersey is waging its fight against climate change on multiple fronts,” said Commissioner LaTouretteduring a ceremony in Trenton. “New Jersey will avoid the worst effects of our changing... Read more →

CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: DeSales University Students Fall 2022 Dean's List

CENTER VALLEY, PA (01/18/2023)-- The following DeSales University students made the Fall 2022 Dean's List. To qualify for Dean's List, a student must have a minimum 3.50 GPA on no fewer than 12 credit hours. Danielle DePre of Cherry Hill (08002) majoring in Nursing Kinjal Bhavsar of Columbus (08022) majoring in Medical Studies Amelia Smith of Glendora (08029) majoring in Criminal Justice Caitlyn Hoffman of Marlton (08053) majoring in Nursing Christian Donnelly of Medford (08055) majoring in Sport Management Lindsay Bednarek of Riverton (08077) majoring in Psychology Emma Laliberte of Sewell (08080) majoring in Homeland Security Alexis Hill of West... Read more →

William F. Hambleton, Longtime Gloucester City Real Estate and Insurance Broker (February 20, 1927 – December 21, 2012)

WILLIAM F. HAMBLETON (January 3) February 20, 1927 – December 21, 2012. William died peacefully on Friday, December 21, 2012, in Elkton, MD, at the age of 85. In his own words, he departed this Earth, longing for very little that he had not experienced. His wife and only true love, the late Helen Louise Anderson, along with his children, grandchildren and great- grandchildren, were the centers of his life. A daughter, Gail Jeral, survives him, and husband Gary of Elkton, MD, son Mark Hambleton and wife Lisa of Hillsborough, NC; grandchildren Shannon Noon and husband Michael of Oaklyn; Jessica... Read more →

Sadly We Mourn The Death of The Hudson Reporter

image courtesy of "They pulled the rug out from under us," one staffer told in this report. Apparently, employees learned that The Hudson Reporter chain of local weekly newspapers was shutting down Friday as they worked to finalize this week's editions. "Hudson Reporter staff members say Newspaper Media Group General Manager Brandon Chamberlain told the reporters, the managing editor and other members of the small staff in an online meeting the newspapers and its website was ceasing operations immediately, citing "revenue versus expenses." The Pennsauken-based Newspaper Media Group purchased the chain in 2018. Publications include "the Bayonne Community... Read more →

Watch Out, Weather Turning Nasty from Southern Plains to Northeast

Potent Winter Storm Brings Risk for Traffic Snarling Heavy Snow Across a 2000 Mile Stretch from Southern Plains to Northeast US; Dangerous Severe Thunderstorms and Localized Tornadoes Near Gulf Coast From AccuWeather Chief Meteorologist Jonathan Porter: AccuWeather Global Weather Center - January 24, 2023 - AccuWeather meteorologists warn that a combination of heavy snow poorly timed with the morning or evening commute in many metropolitan areas can snarl traffic, lead to dangerous travel conditions and even highway chaos with the risk for some roads and highways to be nearly impassable, at least a time if numerous vehicle crashes occur. Meanwhile,... Read more →


Chinese New Year Mass Murder: Media Focused on Misinformation & Left Wing Talking Points

Ignored Important Angles By Marc Ang The mainstream media once again displayed its glaring bias after the horrific Lunar New Year murders in Monterey Park. But sloppy journalism and loss of relationships with facts added to the embarrassment for them and left-wing politicians. While Chinese New Year was supposed to be a happy time, it turned into a bloodbath at a dance studio when a mass murderer, now revealed to also be of Asian descent, opened fire, killed 11 and wounded about ten more in Monterey Park. The perpetrator left in a white van to attempt to do the same... Read more →


Forgo fraud this tax season: IRS-CI issues tips to protect your wallet, identity  

PHILADELPHIA – With filing season officially underway, IRS Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) reminds U.S. taxpayers to take extra steps to protect their identities and wallets when filing their taxes. “Beware of dishonest tax return preparers,” said Special Agent in Charge Yury Kruty. “These are tax return taxpayers who disregard their known duty to prepare accurate tax returns on behalf of their clients. Such tax return preparers have no problem putting their clients at risk for a profit.” Forgo fraud this filing season: Choose a tax preparer wisely. Look for a preparer who is available year-round. 2. Ask your tax preparer for... Read more →

Christopher Bittner, age 30 of Mantua, formerly of Gloucester City

Christopher Bittner, age 30 of Mantua, formerly of Gloucester City, passed away on Wednesday, December 28, 2022. He was born in Stratford and graduated from Gloucester City High School. He worked for Virtua Hospital in Voorhees. In his spare time he enjoyed playing the guitar, going to concerts, and his favorite rock band was Tool. He is survived by his father, Adam Wames & his wife Melissa; siblings, Jilian Fagan, Braydon Wames, Breanna Wames, Jacob Clark, Gage Guldin; and his grandfather, Reginald Bittner. He was predeceased by his mother, Dawn Bittner, and his grandparents, Dorothy Wames and Sharon Bittner. Arrangements... Read more →

Suspects Charged With Scheme To Defraud The Pa Turnpike Of A Million Dollars In Tolls

U.S. Attorney's Office, Middle District of Pennsylvania HARRISBURG - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Duvany Zambrano, age 43, of Hamilton, New Jersey, and Sergio Jara, age 37, of Allentown, Pennsylvania, were indicted on January 4, 2023, by a federal grand jury for defrauding the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, the indictment alleges that beginning in 2018, Zambrano, Jara and others began acquiring thousands of E-Z Pass transponders from retailers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. They then registered the transponders using false personal information and false credit... Read more →

Economical Changes that can be brought by BTC or other Cryptocurrencies in Costa Rica

As digital currencies continue to grow in popularity, more and more businesses are beginning to accept them as payment. This is especially true in Costa Rica, where Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are starting to have a significant impact on the economy. Visit bitindex prime for further information. Bitcoin is currently the most popular cryptocurrency, and it is being used by an increasing number of businesses in Costa Rica. For example, some restaurants and hotels now accept Bitcoin as payment, and there are even ATMs that dispense Bitcoin in some parts of the country. The use of Bitcoin is also growing... Read more →

How can BTC make a Great Impact on the Economy of Hungary?

Bitcoin has the potential to revolutionise the economy of Hungary. Cryptocurrency could help the country reduce its dependence on the Euro and become more financially independent. Moreover, Bitcoin could also provide a way for Hungarian citizens to avoid inflation and protect their savings. Visit xbitcoin club for further information. Hungary is currently facing several economic challenges. The country has a large trade deficit and its government is highly indebted. In addition, Hungary is heavily reliant on the Euro, which makes it vulnerable to currency fluctuations. Bitcoin could help Hungary address these issues. The cryptocurrency could be used to pay for... Read more →

CNB SPOTLIGHT ON NJ COLLEGE STUDENTS: York College of PA Students Named to Dean's List for Fall 2022 Semester

YORK, PA (01/17/2023)-- More than 1400 students were named to the Fall 2022 Dean's List at York College of Pennsylvania. To be eligible for this honor, a student must be registered for at least 12 academic credit hours and earn a semester GPA of 3.50 or higher. Kimberly Bautista Ruiz of Vineland, a Class of 2025 Psychology major Zachary Brida of Shamong, a Class of 2023 Business Administration major Zachary Campo of Woodbury, a Class of 2023 Supply Chain Operations Management major Danielle Cassel of Cape May, a Class of 2023 Recreation Leadership major Erinn Doyle of Woodbury, a Class... Read more →

Catholic Charities Participating in NJ Annual Homeless Count

Catholic Charities of South Jersey will participate in the state’s 10th annual Point-in-Time count of the homeless from Jan. 25 to Feb. 1. During this time, community service providers and volunteers survey individuals and families experiencing homelessness to collect information about homelessness. This data is critical in demonstrating the need for more affordable housing, accessible resources and continued support. Catholic Charities of South Jersey will continue to play a pivotal role in this process in the counties it serves – Atlantic, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem – with staff and volunteers helping to conduct the survey. In addition,... Read more →

AMERICAN LEGION: Five Things to Know

1. Nine military officers who had worked decades ago at a nuclear missile base in Montana have been diagnosed with blood cancer and there are “indications” the disease may be linked to their service, according to military briefing slides obtained by The Associated Press. One of the officers has died. 2. A woman who stole nearly $500,000 from the federal Veterans Affairs department by impersonating her dead mother for nearly 50 years has been spared a prison term. Irene Ferrin, 76, of Cincinnati, had pleaded guilty last August to theft of public money. She was sentenced to a year of... Read more →

Cold Case : Bucks Investigators Seek Information on 2013 Hilltown Murder

BUCKS COUNTY, PA--Ten years ago, on January 18, 2013, two men broke into the home of a Hilltown Township family. When they left, Joseph Canazaro was dead. The search continues for those responsible for his murder. The Bucks County District Attorney’s Office and the Hilltown Township Police Department continue to investigate the murder of Canazaro, 48, and are asking for the public’s help for information. Witnesses say two armed men entered the home in the 300 block of Swartley Road just before 10 a.m. on Jan. 18, 2013. They tied up Canazaro, his girlfriend, and his 12-year-old son and ransacked... Read more →

CNB Spotlight on NJ Students: University of New Hampshire's Dean's List

DURHAM, NH (01/23/2023)-- The following students have been named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire for the fall 2022 semester. Garrett Kettyle of Wall Township, NJ earning Highest Honors Lauren Oldock of Wall Township, NJ earning High Honors Margaret McGrath of Berlin, NJ earning High Honors Megan Turpin of Burlington, NJ earning Highest Honors Kaelin Marshall of Haddonfield, NJ earning Highest Honors Mark Troiani of Haddonfield, NJ earning Highest Honors Alison Fehl of Lumberton, NJ earning Highest Honors Tanner Cole of Lumberton, NJ earning High Honors Matthew Farbaniec of Mount Laurel, NJ earning Highest Honors Megan... Read more →

New Gloucester City Ordinance Will Allow 'Pot' Businesses To Operate In Southport Area

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 23, 2023)(CNBNews)--The City of Gloucester City's mayor and the council is expected to pass on first reading an ordinance amending the City's Land Development ordinance tonight at 7 PM to provide for marijuana businesses. The meeting is scheduled for council chambers, 313 Monmouth Street. The public hearing and final adoption of the new law will be held Thursday, Feb 23. The law allows for six different classes of cannabis businesses to operate in the City's Southport area. The six "Pot" types of establishments allowed include: marijuana cultivator marijuana delivery service marijuana distributor marijuana manufacturer marijuana retailer... Read more →


(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 Monday evening into the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 25. The Health Officer has issued the Code Blue advisory for Camden County effective from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., beginning Jan. 23 to the morning of Jan 25. Temperatures during the code blue will drop as low as 30 degrees. Please note that the new after-hours code blue emergency hotline is 2-1-1. “Temperatures are expected to dip dangerously low so it’s... Read more →

COMMENTARY: How The City of Gloucester City Has Changed

by DOROTHY PHILBIN | CNBNewsNet While reading some old newspaper articles last night I came across one particular article about the BLM protest/march almost three years ago. The article from the Courier Post, was dated June 8, 2020. In that article a man from Camden City, Isaiah Conteh, said "It shows this town is changing." Gloucester City's own Joe Gorman added "Gloucester is thriving because it is more welcoming and supporting of people who in the past may have been viewed as outsiders, blacks, Hispanics, LGBT and artists." by DOROTHY PHILBIN CNBNews Reporter That was a comment that made me... Read more →

A Danish Energy Contractor Has Been Hired To Build NJ Wind Farm

Ssuaphotos/ (The Center Square) — A Danish energy developer will become the solitary owner of New Jersey's first offshore wind farm in a deal announced Wednesday by the company. Ørsted said it has acquired the remaining 25% equity stake in Ocean Wind 1 from the Public Service Enterprise Group, giving it 100% ownership of the project. Neither entity disclosed costs or other details of the transaction, which is expected to be finalized in the year's first half. The project, expected to be completed by the end of 2024, calls for developing 1,100 megawatts of offshore wind in waters located 15... Read more →

Alberta 'Bobbie' Hughes, 81, of Cherry Hill/Mt. Ephraim

Alberta (Bobbie) Hughes went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 11, at the age of 81. She was born in Camden NJ, to Albert and Sophie Hipp. She was preceded in death by her husband Mike Hughes Sr., son Michael Hughes Jr., and daughter Phyllis Davis. Bobbie is survived by daughter-in-law Candy Hughes, son-in-law Mark Davis, granddaughter Taylor Hughes, grandson Michael Hughes III, wife Zoee Hughes and two great-grandchildren; River and Emma. Bobbie was a graduate at St. Joseph Camden Catholic High School. She grew up in Camden New Jersey, married Thomas Hines and moved to Woodlynne,... Read more →


WHAT'S NEXT? Qué Será, Será

(Above) A Proton therapy machine that delivers protons radiation directly to the tumor. Imagine a 196-ton, cancer-killing device that can target a patient's tumor with a sub-millimeter precision while sparing nearby healthy tissues and minimizing side effects. Take note of the turtle image in the ceiling above the patient's table. There were actually six of them spread out on either side of the table. . (CNBNews photo credit) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet PHILADELPHIA, PA (January 23, 2023)--Wednesday, January 18, 2023, I headed to the Roberts Proton Therapy Center at 3600 Civic Blvd., Philadelphia, for my last prostate cancer... Read more →

Gloucester City Mayor/Council Amending Land Development to Provide for Cannabis Business; Exact Location Forthcoming

CORRECTION GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 23, 2023)(CNBNewsnet)--The Gloucester City mayor and council monthly meeting will be held on Monday, January 23 at 7 PM in council chambers, 313 Monmouth Street. CNBNews graphic file Scheduled on the agenda Monday evening is an ordinance on first reading amending the Gloucester City Land Development law to provide for a Cannabis Establishment as a continually permitted use overlay zone. The public hearing and second reading for that ordinance will be held on Thursday, February 23. According to municipal clerk Vanessa Little, a full copy of that new ordinance has not been released yet, as... Read more →

Elsie P. Duffy, age 82, of Deptford/Gloucester City

Surrounded by her loving family, on January 20, 2023, at the age of 82. (nee Craig) Of Deptford. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving Wife of 60 years to the late Edward J. Duffy. Loving Mom of Patricia Grippe (William) and Kelly Gentile (Robert). Cherished MomMom of Meghan LaMalfa (Joseph), Amanda Gentile, Devon Grippe and the late Kelsie Gentile and Grammy of Nina and Italia LaMalfa. Also survived by her sister, Reba Temean; her brother, Gilbert A. Craig and many loving nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Thursday morning, January 26th from 9 to 11... Read more →

PSE&G Roadwork to shift lanes on Federal and Market Sts.

(CAMDEN CITY NJ)(Jaunuary 23, 2023)(CNBNews)-- – PSE&G will be working on a gas main on Federal and Market streets in Camden from Monday, Jan. 23 to Friday, Jan. 27, between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily. There will be lane shifts on Federal Street between Broadway and Cooper Street and lane shifts on Market Street between North 2nd and Federal streets. “Since crews will be working in areas with heavy traffic, motorists should plan to take alternate routes to avoid delays,” said Commissioner Al Dyer, liaison to the Department of Public Works. “Also, remember that when you’re traveling through a... Read more →

THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: The Decade of Insanity

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNewsnet Columnist Do you ever hear of new rules, laws, or fads that seem to make no sense at all, but we just accept and move along with our lives? Here are just a few: "Our government" has decided to make us transfer over to electric ranges because gas stoves cause cerebral damage, especially to our children. Natural gas use has been documented back to 400 BC. So, for 2,399 years cooking gas was okay but this year, it is dangerous. Does this make sense? Let's think about that for a minute. In this area of New... Read more →

CNB Business News: Campbell Soup Co., to Spend $50M to Enhance Camden City Headquarters

source Campell Soup Company CAMDEN CITY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) today announced plans to consolidate its Snacks offices in Charlotte, N.C. and Norwalk, Conn. into its headquarters in Camden. Over the next three years, the company plans to invest approximately $50 million to enhance its Camden facilities to drive greater creativity, collaboration and career development, as well as to accommodate more than 1,600 employees that will now be located on its renovated campus. The company expects to realize cost savings from consolidating the buildings beginning in fiscal year 2024 and reach $10 million in annual cost savings... Read more →

Danielle 'DeeDee' Marie Laphan, 50, of Gloucester City

On January 13, 2023. Age 50. Of Gloucester City. Cherished daughter of Walter G. Laphan and the late Linda M. Laphan (nee Brown). Beloved sister of Grace Laphan and the late Linda Laphan. Loving fiancée of George Muth. Cherished aunt of Gionna Naticchione and Joseph Reed and great-aunt of Ryder. At her family’s request, services will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of Danielle Marie Laphan. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142, Read more →

Qadir Jones, 31, of Philadelphia, who Beat and Strangled his Girlfriend Sentenced to State Prison

A convicted felon who beat and strangled his girlfriend in her Richland Township residence last year was sentenced on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, to 7 ½ to 15 years in state prison. Qadir Jones, 31, of Philadelphia, entered an open guilty plea on Nov. 2 to felony counts of prohibited firearm possession and strangulation. He also entered pleas to charges of terroristic threats, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a small amount of marijuana. Common Pleas Judge Raymond F. McHugh sentenced Jones to five to 10 years on the firearms offense and 2... Read more →

Doris P. Franchi, age 90, of Brooklawn

Brooklawn - On January 18, 2023. Age 90 (nee Forrester). Loving wife of 45 years to the late Guiseppi Franchi. Loving mother of Joseph Franchi (Dusty), Allen Franchi (Paula), Susan Franchi, Ginny Brown (Mike), Jeff Franchi (Nadine), Karen Mazza (Sam) and Darlene Franchi. Predeceased by her sons, Michael Franchi and Justin Franchi (surviving Kathy) and her parents, Aloysius and Virginia Forrester. Loving grandmother of Christine Orlando, Joseph Franchi, Jr., Michael Franchi, Matthew Franchi, AJ Franchi, Anthony Franchi, Michele Durkee, Lisa Brown, Nicole Preto, Steven Franchi, Amy Franchi, Adam Franchi, Zachary Franchi and Samantha Mazza. Cherished great-grandmother of Alexia, Gabriel, Bianca,... Read more →