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March 2023

Charles W. McKenna Jr., age 84, of Gloucester City; Air Force Veteran, GCHS Alumnus

On March 25, 2023. Age 84. Of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted husband of 56 years to the late Frances Ann McKenna. Loving father of Dr. Ann Marie “Amy” Bescherer (Dr. Rudolph, Jr.) and Allison B. Mankoski (Mark). Loving Pop-Pop of Mark S. Mankoski, Jr. and Morgan P. Mankoski. Dear brother of Anita Wheeler (late Kendall). Predeceased by his parents Charles W. McKenna Sr. and Edna Mae McKenna (nee Stephenson). Walt was a graduate of... Read more →

Coast Guard Releases Statement on Cleanup of Latex Finishing Material

BRISTOL, Pa. — Coast Guard personnel from Sector Delaware Bay and multiple partner agencies continue clean-ups Sunday following the release of a latex finishing material Friday night due to a mechanical failure at the Trinseo facility in Bristol. It’s estimated that 8,100 gallons of latex finishing material, a water-soluble acrylic polymer solution, was released with a max potential release of 12,000 gallons. The material is reported to be composed of approximately 50% water and the... Read more →

Daijohn Spaulding Shot and Killed in Camden City; Police Seeking Help

Camden City, N.J.(March 27, 2023)(CNBNews)- Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man on Sunday afternoon in Camden, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. On Sunday, March 26, 2023, at approximately 2:40 p.m., Camden County Police Department officers responded to the 1400 block of Collings Road in Camden for a ShotSpotter activation. Officers arrived on the scene and located a male victim suffering from an apparent... Read more →

Tips for Navigating the Australian Immigration Process

Australia is a popular destination for people seeking new opportunities or a better quality of life. However, navigating the Australian immigration process can be challenging, especially if you're unfamiliar with the visa options and requirements. That's why we've compiled these tips Australia visa process for navigating the immigration process. Whether you're applying for a skilled worker, student visa or tourist visa, these tips will help you prepare and submit a complete and accurate application to... Read more →

Tulips are Blooming at Dalton Farms, Swedesboro

Dalton Farms 660 Oak Grove Rd, Swedesboro, NJ With family ties to the farm extending back to 1790, the Dalton family is proud to continue this tradition now under the ownership of Keith, Ann, and Connor. Dalton Farms is a 99- acre family-owned and run farm conveniently located in southern New Jersey just off 322. Dalton Farms boasts an impressive array of tulips and offers a diverse range of activities suitable for all age groups.... Read more →

Winslow Township Water Supply Not Impacted by Chemical Spill in Bristol, PA

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP UTILITY WATER SUPPLY IS NOT AT RISK AFTER BUCKS COUNTY CHEMICAL SPILL Winslow Township Utilities wants to reassure residents that the Winslow Water Supply is NOT impacted by the chemical spill that occurred early Saturday morning from a manufacturing plant in Bristol, Pa. At no time has the township’s water supply been at risk, and it continues to be safe for consumption. In conjunction with New Jersey American Water, Winslow Township Utilities has... Read more →

*Atlantic City Beer/Music Festival June 3-4

The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival, Presented by Ocean Casino Resort is returning to Bader Field in a big way Saturday, June 3rd, and Sunday, June 4th, for two days of great music, tasty beers, and off-the-wall activities! There is a reason the Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival is one of the most popular beer events in the country. Bader Field sets the scene for the 3rd year in a row for another... Read more →

Safety and Fun: What to Look For in Sportsbook Promotions

image courtesy of Sportsbook promotions are a great way to increase the level of excitement when participating in sportsbook betting. That said, there are a few things to look for when considering which promotion is right for you. Safety should always be your number one priority, as it’s essential that you feel comfortable and secure in your decision-making. Although many sportsbooks offer generous bonuses and promotions, it’s important to read the fine print and... Read more →

Gloucester City Water Supply Remains Safe

LAST UPDATED: MARCH 27, 2023 - 8:51AM GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 27, 2023)(CNBNews)--Today, Monday, the Gloucester City Water Department released the following statement about the chemical spill that occurred early Saturday morning from a manufacturing plant into a tributary of the river in Bristol, Pa. CONSUMER ALERT OEM has been monitoring the situation relative to the Bristol, PA, incident. Gloucester City does not use river water for our potable water supply and would not be... Read more →

COVID-19 Vaccines/ Free Health Screenings Offered Throughout Camden County  

(Blackwood, NJ) – To ensure that residents have access to necessary medical care, the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services will be offering free adult health screenings at two locations next week and will also be traveling across the county to administer COVID-19 vaccines. “If you aren’t able to make it to a doctor’s office to check up on your health, consider coming to next week’s event,” said Commissioner Virginia Betteridge, liaison to... Read more →

Roadwork in Pine Hill, Camden City and Gloucester Township will Close Roads

Construction to close road in Pine Hill CNBNews graphic files (Lindenwold, NJ) – Camden County will enhance the drainage system on West Branch Avenue from Monday, March 27 to Friday, April 14, from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily. From Monday, March 27 to Wednesday, March 30, West Branch Avenue will be closed between Blackwood-Clementon and Erial roads. For the remainder of the project, there will be alternating traffic with flaggers. Roadwork to shift lanes... Read more →

Philadelphia Mummers String Band Assn. Visiting Camden County, Saturday, April 29

THE PARADE STARTS AT 2 PM – 4 PM Starts Euclid Avenue in Haddonfield | Ends Haddon Square in Haddon Township Viewing Performance Areas Along the Way P.J. Whelihan’s | Crystal Lake Ave | Haddon Square The Camden County Board of Commissioners, Haddonfield, and Haddon Township welcome the Philadelphia Mummers String Band Association to the first annual String Band Parade Down Haddon Ave. Join us for a great day of string bands and music, food... Read more →

4 Best Benefits of Cleaning the Bathroom Regularly

The bathroom is the ultimate place that you will use to clean your body from sweat and dirt after a long and busy day. For some, this can even be a way for them to release stress, as the warm water cleanses all the burden of the day. Thus ensuring that the bathroom is clean and comfortable to use is very important. Furthermore, the bathroom is also one of the dirtiest areas in a house... Read more →

New Jersey American Water’s Delaware River Plant Not Impacted by Chemical Spill

Issues Voluntary Conservation Notice for Customers in Three Counties Due to Chemical Spill CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – MARCH 26, 2023 – New Jersey American Water wants to reassure its customers that treated water from its Delaware River Regional Water Treatment Plant is not impacted by the chemical spill that occurred early Saturday morning from a manufacturing plant into a tributary of the river in Bristol, Pa. New Jersey American Water monitors the source water and... Read more →

City of Philadelphia Warning, Don't Drink The Water; Sams Club Runs Out of Bottle Water

UPDATED Philadelphia Water Department's latest alert, "Tap water from the Baxter Drinking Water Treatment Plant will remain safe to drink and use at least through 11:59 p.m. Monday, March 27, 2023." Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews PHILADELPHIA, PA (March 26, 2023)(CNBNews)The City of Philadelphia recommends using bottled drinking water from 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 26, 2023 until further notice for all Philadelphia Water customers. Contaminates have not been found in the system at this time... Read more →

*Collingswood Green Day Saturday, April 22

Saturday, April 22 9 am to 2 pm Zane School Parking Lot (Haddon and Irvin Avenues in the rear lot) Join us for our annual green resources event. Whether you are an eco-friendly expert or just getting started on your green initiatives, Collingswood Green Day provides opportunities and resources to support your journey to sustainable living. Please stop by and see us to enjoy refreshments and live music with your neighbors and learn more about... Read more →

94 Feet with Atlas that Masked Ram (video)

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 25, 2023)(CNBNews)--Today, we present a classic Gloucester Catholic video -- 94 Feet with Atlas!! Walk Down Memory Lane With Atlas! Who Is That Masked Ram? Make sure to find out! Click on the video below. We are also pleased to announce that new donors to the 2023 campaign have increased by 40% over our 2022 campaign!! Please see the three easy ways to make a donation to the Campaign below so... Read more →

Middlesex County Authorities Arrest Sicklerville Man for 2014 Burglary/Sexual Assault Case

KEASBEY, NJ (March 23, 2023 (CNBNews)--Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Director Robert Hubner of the Woodbridge Police Department announced today that a Sicklerville, NJ man has been arrested and charged in connection with a 2014 burglary and sexual assault. On September 21, 2014, a female reported being sexually assaulted by an unknown male who had unlawfully forced his way into her apartment in Keasbey, NJ. As a result of the ongoing investigation and the... Read more →

Mary Vaughn, age 90, of Marion and Bellmawr

Mary Vaughn (née LaBance), 90, of Marion, New Jersey, formerly of Bellmawr, New Jersey, passed away peacefully on March 8, 2023. Mary was born in Oneida, PA, and moved to Camden, NJ with her family. She became a secretary at RCA in Camden, NJ. Mary became a homemaker, which was one of the great pleasures of her life. She was extremely proud of her five children. Mary was a great conversationalist. She loved reading, tennis,... Read more →

Gloucester County Commissioners Keep Promise; Okay FY Balanced Budget

Balanced Budget Keeps Spending Flat as Part of Three-Year Commitment At its March 15, 2023 meeting, the Gloucester County Board of County Commissioners approved the County government’s budget for Fiscal Year 2023. This balanced budget, first introduced at the Board’s meeting on February 11, maintains spending at levels identical to Fiscal Year 2022 with an anticipated county tax rate cut. Commissioner Director Frank J. DiMarco noted, “As a Board, we are proud to adopt this... Read more →

Katherine "Cass" Greene, 83, Retired from the Mt. Laurel Police Department

Cass passed away on March 22, 2023, at the age 83. Born in Barrington, NJ, she was the daughter of the late, Lawrence and Lucille (Peterson) Flood. She is survived by her daughters, Denise A. Mason (Michael), Susan L. Vandy; step-son, Stephen T. Greene, Jr. (Jeff Boudreux); grandchildren, Andrew Boyce, Christopher Boyce and Alexandra Mason. Cass was predeceased by her husband, Stephen T. Greene, Sr. in March, 2016; brother, Joseph Flood; sister, Marion Kaisla and... Read more →

*Glasstown Adult East Egg Hunt

MILLVILLE, NJ (March 26, 2023)(CNBNews)--It is back!! We are bringing back our Annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt. Join us Saturday, April 8th, from 11 am -3 pm for a chance to win some fun prizes. Doors open at 11, the hunt starts at noon, raffle at 1. You must be 21 or older to participate. The hunt will start promptly at NOON. This event is always fun; we look forward to seeing you all there.... Read more →

*RAHWAY TASTE of Spring Friday, April 14

Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe, the Rahway City Council, and the City of Rahway’s Special Improvement District invite you to prepare your taste buds for our premier Restaurant Tasting Event in Downtown Rahway—the Rahway Taste of Spring! Friday, April 14 · 5:30 - 9 pm EDT Now in its 20th year, this event has been widely recognized as the most extensive tasting event of its kind in the NJ/NY Metro Area, typically with upwards of 40... Read more →

Winners of New Jersey American Water Watersheds Art Contest Named

CAMDEN CITY N.J. – MARCH 24, 2023 – New Jersey American Water is proud to announce the winners of its Annual Protect Our Watersheds Art Contest. Two fourth-graders within the company’s service territory were selected as winners for conveying the importance of protecting our natural resources through exceptional artwork. “We are truly inspired by all of the submissions we received and commend every student who participated,” said Denise Venuti Free, Sr. Director of Communications and... Read more →

Free Spins at Casino Moons: A Perfect Way to Boost Your Winnings

Are you a gambling enthusiast, but don't want to risk your hard-earned cash at a new online casino? Well, look no further, my fellow gamers! Casino Moons has got your back with their unbeatable Casino Moons 25 Free Spins offer. New to Casino Moons? No problemo! All you have to do is sign up for an account, and voila! You'll have 25 Free Spins ready to use on some of the most popular online slot... Read more →

IRS-CI releases COVID fraud statistics ahead of the 3rd anniversary of the CARES Act

Agency has investigated 975 COVID-related fraud cases with alleged fraud totaling $3.2B PHILADELPHIA – Three years after the enactment of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, IRS Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) has investigated 975 tax and money laundering cases related to COVID fraud with alleged fraud in these cases totaling $3.2 billion. These cases include a broad range of criminal activity, including fraudulently obtained loans, credits and payments meant for American workers, families,... Read more →


ASTON, PA – Anthony Schooley had three hits and Pat Defeciani drove in three runs as #11 Rowan defeated Neumann, 12-2, in a game shortened to seven innings due to the 10-run rule. It is the Profs' sixth straight win, improving them to 11-3 on the year. Schooley went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI while Defeciani was 2-for-4 with two runs and three RBI, including two runs scored. The Profs had 13 hits... Read more →

Far from “full vehicle” protection

When it comes to telemarketing and extended auto warranties, what you’re promised on the phone…may not be what you get. Today, the FTC announced a settlement in its case against American Vehicle Protection — who it charged last year with running a telemarketing extended auto warranty scheme that cheated people out of more than $6 million. According to the FTC, American Vehicle Protection cold-called people, lied about being affiliated with car manufacturers or authorized dealers,... Read more →

Why Bitcoin is Better than Conventional Currencies?

Bitcoin is a digital asset and a payment system invented by Satoshi Nakamoto. Transactions are verified by network nodes through cryptography and recorded in a public dispersed ledger called a blockchain. Bitcoin is unique in that there are a finite number of them: 21 million. Creation of Bitcoin Bitcoins are created as a reward for a process known as mining. They can be exchanged for other currencies, products, and services. As of February 2015, over... Read more →

Future of Bitcoin Trading in Trinidad and Tobago

The future of Bitcoin trading in Trinidad and Tobago is uncertain. The country's central bank has not yet released any regulations regarding cryptocurrencies, and there is no indication that it plans to do so in the near future. This leaves Bitcoin traders in a difficult position, as they are unable to operate legally within the country. However, many people are still willing to trade Bitcoins despite the risks, as the potential profits are very high.... Read more →

Details About Marshal Islands -Most Popular Destination for Bitcoin

If you're looking to get into Bitcoin trading in the Marshall Islands, then you need to know how to grab knowledge about it. You can invest in bitvestment website to get profit but make proper research before that. Here are some tips: Proper Tips for BTC Trading Look for online resources that can provide you with information on BTC trading in the Marshall Islands. These include blogs, forums, and even social media groups dedicated to... Read more →

How to Grab Knowledge about Profitable BTC Trading in Russia?

If you want to get involved in profitable BTC trading in Russia, then you need to have the right knowledge about the market. There are a lot of things that you need to know in order to be successful in this business. And one of the most important things that you should learn is how to find the best time to buy and sell your coins. The bitalpha ai also provides good tips in this... Read more →


NJDOT is now accepting grant applications for the 2023 Urban Youth Corps summer jobs program The program develops life and job skills for disadvantaged youth (Trenton) - The New Jersey Department of Transportation today announced that grant applications are being accepted for the 2023 Youth Corps Urban Gateway Enhancement program. The program provides employment opportunities to underserved youth and young adults through community-service projects. “NJDOT is dedicated to helping build strong communities across the state.... Read more →

Georgia Tech Fall 2022 Graduates from NJ

ATLANTA, GA (03/23/2023)-- The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 5,620 undergraduate and graduate students during the Institute's 263rd Commencement exercises Dec. 16 - 17, 2022, at Bobby Dodd Stadium. Among the graduates were: Nicole Alfano of Pennsauken (08109) Ian Cullen of Lumberton (08048) Patrick Erdmann of Mount Laurel (08054) Jacob Harris of Delran (08075) Jose Herrera of Burlington (08016) Remya Mahadevan of Moorestown (08057) Lakshmi Modugu of Florence (08518) Cody Page of... Read more →

Camp Invention Coming to Gov Charles Stratton School

Woolwich Township, N.J. (March 23, 2023) - Camp Invention®, a nationally recognized, nonprofit summer enrichment program, is coming to Gov Charles Stratton School the week of July 10 -July 13, 2023. A program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame®, in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Camp Invention challenges children in grades K-6 to tap into their natural curiosity and use their creativity to solve problems. Through hands-on activities, Camp Invention... Read more →

Good News for the Alice Costello School and the Community of Brooklawn

UPDATED AND CORRECTED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet BROOKLAWN, NJ (March 24, 2023)(CNBNews)--The latest good news for God's Little Acre, also known as the Borough of Brooklawn, is the five elementary students at the Alice Costello School who represented the district in the STEAM Tank program. The boys in fourth grade are between the ages of 9 and 10. They represent the Brooklawn School District in the State's STEAM Tank program under the team... Read more →

Cycling Events in Kent in 2023

source With its quiet country lanes, stunning coastal paths, picturesque villages, and stretches of rolling hills and tranquil planes, Kent serves as the perfect setting for sporting activities, which is why numerous cycling events are held throughout the county each year. 2023 is going to be no different, with a series of amazing tours already lined up for cyclists of all abilities to enjoy. So, if you want to bask in the full beauty... Read more →

The Bitcoin Economy

Bitcoin has gained in popularity in recent months, especially after the United States Senate held its first hearing on virtual currencies this November. It also comes days after the Bitcoin Black Friday when prices of Bitcoin doubled. Bitcoin is still very volatile, but it is gaining credibility with major retailers such as Target and Dell accepting Bitcoin payment. However, skeptics are concerned that Bitcoins are being used for illegal purposes by people laundering money or... Read more →

Alice Costello 8th Grade Student-Athelete Playing in Al Carino's All-Star Game

source of photo Alice Costello Elementary School BROOKLAWN, NJ (March 23, 2023)Congratulations to Mike Barcklow (photo) for earning a spot in the annual Tim Lenaham Memorial 8th Grade All-Star Game on Sunday, March 26 at 1 PM at Rutgers, Camden City. That game will be followed by the 46th annual Albert J. Carino Boys Basketball Club of South Jersey Senior All-Star Game which is jointly sponsored with the Lions Club of South Jersey. Playing in... Read more →


Newswise — NEW ORLEANS (March 2023) — Hair loss in women can be emotionally devastating and may negatively impact quality of life, and new research suggests that it can also be associated with having other common medical conditions. A board-certified dermatologist at the American Academy of Dermatology’s Annual Meeting in New Orleans will discuss the types of hair loss seen in women with darker skin tones, common types of medical conditions associated with hair loss,... Read more →

There’s Big Money In BITCOIN

Everyone wants to make money, bitcoin provides a good opportunity to those who really want to take risks and love to make money fast. It was created in 2007 and gained popularity around the world very fastly. Bitcoin is not operated or controlled by any financial institution or government, it is a non-centralized asset. This drastically reduces the price of transaction fees when trading with bitcoin.. They are not like a physical currency, they are... Read more →

The Introduction of the Commodity Oil Trading

The investor usually carries out oil trading in crude oil. In the manufacturing of all things from plastics to petrol, cosmetics to cars, textiles to pharmaceuticals, crude oil, sometimes called 'black gold' and 'mother of all commodities' is used. It should not come as a surprise with this high demand that oil was recognised as a key contributing element to modern disputes. Oil is traded quietly most of the time. Refined and crude oil was... Read more →

CAMDEN CITY Man Sentenced to 63 Years

Camden, NJ – A Camden man was sentenced today to 63 years in New Jersey State Prison in connection with a fatal shooting at a Camden gas station in 2020, announced Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay. Cornell Tarte, 35, was previously found guilty at trial of 1st-degree Murder in the shooting death of 45-year-old Michael Milton of Woodlynne. Tarte was also found guilty of one count each of 2nd-degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon,... Read more →

Leon I. Stanford, 54, of Wilkes Barre, Pleads Guilty to Camden County Bank Robberies

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – A Pennsylvania man today admitted robbing two banks in Camden County, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Leon I. Stanford, 54, of Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Joseph H. Rodriguez to an information charging him with two counts of bank robbery. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: On Feb. 22, 2020, Stanford entered the TD Bank in Oaklyn, New Jersey and... Read more →

Baldwin Wallace U and Beck Center for the Arts co-production of 'Ghost: The Musical'

BEREA, OH (03/23/2023)-- Students from our area were part of the talented cast and crew in the Baldwin Wallace University and Beck Center for the Arts collaborative production of "Ghost: The Musical" directed by Victoria Bussert with choreography by Lauren Tidmore and music direction by Matthew Webb during the spring 2023 semester. The following students were in the production: Chase Kessler of Mount Laurel (08054), a graduate of Lenape High School majoring in music theatre... Read more →

Boston Professor: Trump, A 'Master Political Performer'

SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR: Trump is a ‘master political performer’ in announcing the possible indictment Former President Donald Trump’s legal team appears to be preparing for the possibility of an indictment related to an alleged hush money payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels, raising questions about how legal action could impact his 2024 presidential candidacy. Ken Cosgrove, professor of political science at Suffolk University, is an expert on political marketing and communication. Cosgrove’s latest book,... Read more →

During February Nine NJ Casinos Win $412 Million

ATLANTIC CITY — Today the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement announced the February 2023 total gaming revenue results. CNBNews graphic file Casino Win: Based upon filings with the Division of Gaming Enforcement, Casino Win for the nine casino hotel properties was $215.0 million for February 2023, reflecting a 1.2% increase compared to $212.4 million for February 2022. Year-to-date Casino Win for the nine casino hotel properties was $426.6 million, reflecting growth of 7.7% compared... Read more →

DuPont Nature Center to Reopen April 1

Division of Fish and Wildlife-Run Facility Offers Educational Exhibits and Commanding Views of the Mispillion Harbor The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will welcome visitors to the DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve when the center reopens for the 2023 season Saturday, April 1. The DNREC facility managed by the Division of Fish and Wildlife will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the following days: April: Open Wednesdays... Read more →