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June 2023

Camden County Detectives Continue Investigation into Murder of 21-Year-Old Trenton Man

Camden, N.J. - Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man on Wednesday night in Camden City, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. On Wednesday, June 28, 2023, at approximately 11:07 p.m., Camden County Police Department Officers responded to Ablett Village in reference to a report of gunfire. Upon arrival, officers located Bryan Roberts, 21, of Trenton, who was unresponsive and not breathing. EMS arrived at the scene and Roberts was found to be deceased. The investigation is active and ongoing at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact... Read more →


Editor CNBNews is gathering information for our June CHEERS AND JEERS column. We plan on publishing the column it on Sunday evening, July 2. You don’t have to be from Gloucester City to submit your remarks. And your opinion can be on any topic or about any public figure. Today’s technology opens up the entire world, meaning you can target anything or any public figure for a Cheer or a Jeer. We reserve all rights to edited your submission. And we reserve the right not to publish it if we feel it is slanderous or libelous. Send your opinion to... Read more →


On June 19, 2023. Age 54. Of Maple Shade. Formerly of Philadelphia, PA. Vu is survived by his sister, Thuy Da Lam. He was predeceased by his parents Be Van Lam and Huynh Thi Hong Yen. Also survived by many aunties, uncles, and cousins in Australia, the UK, and Vietnam. Vu once said to his aunty: sadness can’t change much of one’s situation, laughter is the best. He loved taking photographs of his family and telling funny stories. He was brave battling his illnesses. An image of a young man—handsome, happy, with a sense of humor—will always remain in his... Read more →

Ryan S. Rodgers age 18, Dies in Tragic Auto Accident; Star Athlete at Collingwood High School

RYAN ROGERS July 20, 2004 ~ June 26, 2023 18 Years Old If you had the opportunity to know Ryan Rodgers for even just three minutes, you knew him forever. Ryan was a handsome young man who was full of life and dreamt big, exuding charismatic positivity in a respectful and polite manner. As Ryan would say "Hear me out...” because he believed anything was possible. Ryan thrived in the outdoors spending his time snowboarding, hunting, fishing, and hitting the trails on his ATV. On Monday, June 26, 2023, his loved ones were stunned by the abrupt and heartbreaking news... Read more →

Sen. Ed Markey and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez June 2023 Porkers of the Month

Citiz­­ens Against Government Waste (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) our June 2023 Porkers of the Month for wanting to spend trillions of dollars more for their latest “Green New Deal” scheme. Congress has already approved hundreds of billions for “Green New Deal” projects, but Sen. Markey and Rep. Ocasio-Cortez want even more. Their reintroduction of the “Green New Deal” is full of outrageously expensive programs. It calls for replacing all fossil fuel and nuclear power with solar energy which would require 18.7 billion solar panels and... Read more →

Charmian Rosenheim, 88, of Audubon,

Charmian Rosenheim, 88, of Audubon, NJ, passed away on Sunday, June 18th after a long and hard fought battle because ofcomplications from a stroke after surgery. She was predeceased by her beloved parents Harry and Lygia, sisters Gail (Ed) and Winkie (Frank), brother Charles (Ruth), niece Valerie and nephew Seth. She leaves behind her husband Edwin, sons Arthur, Lawrence, Robert (Dianna), Douglas, Bradley (Stephanie), her brothers Ashton (Seval), Jon (KT), and Phillip (Pam), many wonderful nieces and nephews, and her precious six grandchildren (Evan, Eric, Emma, Ian, Zachary, and Avery). She was very loved and her sense of humor, smile... Read more →

From the Desk of Commissioner Jonathan Young: My Opinion on Affirmative Action Ruling

The statement below is by Commissioner Jonathan Young regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling on Affirmative Action. The U.S. Supreme Court’s ban on affirmative action in college admissions is a disastrous setback for racial equality in America. I have dedicated my career to fighting for economic opportunity and developing our workforce, both as a commissioner and as an advocate for organized labor. Affirmative action leveled the playing-field for countless students of color in Camden County and beyond—students who otherwise would have been denied the economic opportunities their white classmates enjoyed. Eliminating it is, as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg wrote,... Read more →

Richard Meyer, of Gloucester City, age 88

Surrounded by his loving family at home, Richard passed peacefully on June 14, 2023, at the age of 88. Lifelong resident of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted husband of 63 years to Alice Meyer (nee Oehlert). Loving father of Kathy Poole (Scott), Billy Meyer (Lisa) and Debbie Riding (Ed). Cherished grandfather of Heather (Joey), Amanda (Anthony), Staci (PJ), Billy Jr. and Kate and great-grandfather of DiAngelo, Juliana and Lorenzo. Beloved brother of Eleanor Grabowski and the late Martha Kimble. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews as well as his dog, Motsi. Richard was a skilled auto mechanic working... Read more →


* Look for a week of special events from June 24 to July 1st with a mini-beer festival, beer tastings, blood drive, beer class, themed quizzo and hot wing eating event, cornhole tournament, more * Philadelphia, PA - Evil Genius Beer Co. presents a week-long celebration for the launch of a brand-new brew. Challenge Accepted is a brand new Hazy Imperial IPA that weighs in at an impressive 9% and is even available in the company’s newest packaging format, 19.2oz cans. The new brew will be available in their new cans during “Challenge Accepted Week” that will run from Saturday,... Read more →

Leon Graves, age 89, of Bellmawr

Of Bellmawr, NJ, passed away peacefully on June 22nd, 2023, at the age 89. Born in Gloucester City, he was the son of the late Charles and Sarah (Hutchinson) Graves and was predeceased by his wife of 64 years, Barbara Graves (nee McCaughey). He is survived by his loving children; Kathleen Cornell (Richard), Jeffrey Graves (Lora); cherished granddaughter, Catherine Cornell (Rohit). When Leon was a young man, he joined the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). He was drafted into the US Army where he served in Berlin, Germany using his electrical skills to install communication systems. Upon Leon’s return... Read more →

Gian Carlo Viglino, of Kendall Park and Middletown

Kendall Park, NJ – formerly of Middletown, NJ. On June 17, 2023. Age 40. Born in Perth Amboy, NJ, he is the son of the late Carlos and Theresa (Cardilla) Viglino. He is survived by his loving family: sister, Luisa Viglino; aunt, Lucy Major; uncle, Matt Major; cousin, Alex Major, as well as his future brother-in-law and good friend, Erik Levitsky. Gian was cared for by the staff of the Dungarvin Group Home in Kendall Park, NJ and will be missed by the staff and his friends there. Gian was a very social person. He liked going to diners and... Read more →


ON THE DELAWARE RIVER - 20TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON Philadelphia, PA - After twenty years, there's no slowing down for Philadelphia's original hot spot for "dining and dancing on the Delaware." Cavanaugh's River Deck (417 N. Columbus Blvd.) is now celebrating its 20th anniversary and for the iconic property there's no skipping a (dance) beat. Philly's famous "River Deck" is still rocking with a special line-up for summer 2023 that includes updated menus with new and returning food favorites, thirst-quenching summertime cocktails, big name DJs, Sunday brunch events, property enhancements, ever-popular theme nights - and the return of decades old traditions... Read more →

Gary Myers, of Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City

“Smoggy” On June 27, 2023. Age 61. Of Deptford. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving husband of 12 years to Margie Myers (nee Schlechter). Loving father of Ryan Myers (Rachel), Sean Myers and step-father of Danny Keenehan and Keri Keenehan. Cherished son of Clara Quinn (nee Procida) and the late Frank W. Myers, Sr. Beloved brother of Frank W. Myers, Jr. (Laraine) and Raymond Myers (Lisa). Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews and his fur babies, Charlie, Jackson and predeceased by his dog, Chase. Gary was a longtime resident of Gloucester City before moving to Deptford. He was a... Read more →

Michael H. Woerz, age 65, of Gloucester City

Gloucester City - On June 22, 2023. Age 65. Born in Philadelphia, PA., Michael is the son of the late Heinz and Erna (Kennedy) Woerz. He is survived by his loving wife of 12 years, Mary Ann (Zigman) Woerz; children; Nicholas Wood (Kristin), Tracy Starcher (Mark); grandchildren, Victor Starcher, Mikayla Starcher; sister, Ilse Barros; maternal aunt, Marianne Wraith (Rudy), and his Fur Son, Max. Michael worked for several years as a warehouse man with J.C. Penney in Langhorne, PA. He was a musician and played for several bands. He also loved to write music. Family eulogies will be celebrated for... Read more →


Car Thieves Active in SJ/PA; Say What!; Bye PNC Bank; Gcity Cops Highest Paid in Camden County

UPDATED (June 30, 2023)-- Gloucester City Police Chief/Acting City Administrator Brian Morrell answered our OPRA request yesterday. We had asked for the number of motor vehicles stolen between January 1, 2022 up until June 2023. According to Morrell there were a total of 27 motor vehicles stolen between January 1, 2022 and June 29, 2023. A further breakdown of the numbers reveal 18 of the 27 were stolen in 2022 and 9 have been stolen in the first six months of this year. CNBNews would like to thank Mr. Morrell and Vanessa Little, custodian of records for their cooperation. +++++... Read more →

CAMDEN COUNTY ALERT: Code Red Fine Particles Action Day Alert

Code Red for unhealthy air declared in Camden County (Blackwood, NJ) — Camden County is currently under a Code Red Fine Particles Action Day Alert due to smoke traveling from wildfires in Canada. This alert means that the air is unhealthy to breathe, and sensitive members of the public – including those with heart or lung disease, the elderly and the young people – may experience health effects. “Even if you aren’t classified as a sensitive individual or have pre-existing conditions, we are still recommending for everyone to try to minimize the time they are spending outside today,” said Dr.... Read more →

HOME COUNTRY: Happy Birthday America, We Love You!

By Slim Randles “Just about a week now, boys, and Happy Birthday America!” “Got that right, Herb. You finished with that hot sauce?” “Here you go,” said Steve. There’ll be the annual parade, of course, and each bonafide member of the world dilemma think tank, masquerading in public as the supreme court of dang near everything, would be down there on the street to judge. Oh, not officially. No one takes notes. This Fourth of July parade isn’t big enough to pass out trophies or anything. If they did, it’d say on the trophies something like “best brushed horse in... Read more →

Authorities Arrest Somers Point Resident John Garman on Narcotics Offenses

MAYS LANDING, NJ – John Garman, 38, of Somers Point was arrested on Thursday, May 25, 2023, following a joint narcotics investigation conducted by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office’s Gangs, Guns, & Narcotics Unit, Somers Point Police Department, and the HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) Task Force. The investigation determined Garman was operating a non-licensed cannabis manufacturing and distribution operation from his residence in Somers Point. As a result of the investigation, law enforcement seized approximately 65 lbs. of marijuana, 32 lbs. of THC gummy candy, 1.5 lbs. of Psilocybin mushrooms, 10 lbs. of THC cartridges, and .5 lb.... Read more →

KC and the Sunshine Band to Play at the NJ Lottery Festival of Ballooning

KC and the Sunshine Band are still as widely popular today as they were when they first danced onto the music scene 50 years ago. And when you’re having the celebration of the year, who else would you want to keep it comin’. Presented by the New Jersey Lottery, KC and the Sunshine Band have been announced as the Saturday night concert headliners of the 40th annual New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning on July 29 at Solberg Airport in Readington, NJ. They’ll perform following that evening’s mass hot air balloon ascension and in conjunction with the Festival’s nighttime hot... Read more →

Atlantic City Police Arrest Suspect Wanted for Assault and for Handgun Possession

The Atlantic City Police Department arrested a man wanted on two separate assault warrants with a handgun. On June 19, 2023, at 7:56 PM, Officer Bayron Zelaya-Chavez observed a wanted male, Michael Rodriguez-Noyola, riding his bicycle at California and Pacific Avenues. Officer Zelaya-Chavez attempted to stop Rodriguez-Noyola when he fled on his bike on to the Boardwalk. Ultimately, Rodriguez-Noyola was taken into custody by responding officers near Sovereign and Pacific Avenues. He was found in possession of a loaded handgun. Two officers sustained minor injuries in the chase. Rodriguez-Noyola was wanted from two separate incidents that occurred in Atlantic City.... Read more →

NJ Offers Proposed Settlement for “FOREVER CHEMICAL” Pollution in and around West Deptford

Largest Single-site Natural Resource Damages and Remediation Case in New Jersey History TRENTON – Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and Commissioner of Environmental Protection Shawn M. LaTourette today announced a proposed settlement with Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC that would ensure the remediation of contamination, including per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), and compensate the public for natural resource damages in the vicinity of Solvay’s facility in West Deptford, Gloucester County. PFAS substances – also called “forever chemicals”– are manmade substances desired for their ability to repel water and oil and contain fuel fires, and were commonly used to make products... Read more →

Catalytic Converter Thieves Operating in Delaware Valley Region Made Millions; 11 Arrested

Detectives Dismantle Ring that Made Millions from Catalytic Converter Thefts The Bucks County District Attorney’s Office today announced the dismantling of a multi-million-dollar organized criminal enterprise that specialized in the theft of catalytic converters throughout the Delaware Valley region. The nearly yearlong investigation, led by Detectives with the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office, resulted in the charging of a Philadelphia tow yard, along with 10 adult individuals and one juvenile. Three dozen local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies in Bucks County, Montgomery County, Delaware County, Philadelphia, and New Jersey took part in this collaborative investigation. The Bucks County 20th... Read more →

James Hooker, age 73, of Gloucester City

On June 18, 2023. Age 73. Of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted husband of 45 years to Claire Hooker (nee Neri). Predeceased by his son, Patrick Hooker (surviving Julie) and survived by children, Danielle Hooker McCormick (Jeff), Alicia Peppin (John), Jennifer Hooker (Scott Wasson), Craig Williams and Jim McNally. Cherished grandfather of Ethan, Ellie, Regan, Jack, Alex, Abbie, Kryn, Luke, Gabe, Ethan, Finn, Killian, Neveah, Annabelle and Cassie. Beloved brother of Geraldine Rudesill (late Bubba), Robert Hooker (Carol) and Janie Mackie (Leroy). Jim was born in Quanah, TX to the late Robert and Jane Hooker. He was a graduate of... Read more →

Route 42 northbound lane closures Thursday

To shift traffic as Missing Moves advances in Deptford, Gloucester County At least one lane of traffic will be maintained overnight (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced lane closures on Route 42 northbound Thursday night, as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Deptford, Gloucester County. This work was originally scheduled for tonight. TRAFFIC ALERT Beginning at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 29, until 6 a.m. Friday, June 30, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close the two left lanes on Route 42 northbound just before Route 55 merges with Route 42. The... Read more →

Post Office Seeking Applicants for Federal Jobs

NEW JERSEY – The United States Postal Service seeks applicants to fill hundreds of federal positions in communities across the state of New Jersey. To assist applicants, the Postal Service will provide support, prescreening/fingerprinting, and accept on-site applications at the following job fair locations: Post Office Job Fair Date Time Street City Zip Sparta/Dover Thursday 6/29 11:00 - 2:00 p.m. 2 Main Street Sparta 07871 Virtual Job Fair Thursday 6/29 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Virtual Bloomfield Friday 6/30 11:00- 2:00 p.m. 13 Municipal Plaza Bloomfield 07003 Candidates can also apply by visiting the USPS Careers site at and clicking... Read more →

Haddonfield Man Placed a "Hit" on 14-Year-Old Child

CAMDEN CITY, N.J (June 28, 2023)(CNBNews). – A Camden County, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 78 months in prison for paying $20,000 in bitcoin to have a 14-year old child murdered, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. John Michael Musbach, 34, of Haddonfield, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Joseph H. Rodriguez to an indictment charging him with one count of knowingly and intentionally using and causing another to use a facility of interstate and foreign commerce, that is the internet, with the intent that a murder be committed. Judge Rodriguez imposed the sentence today... Read more →

Gloucester City Business Owner Sentence to Prison for Not Paying Taxes and other Federal Crimes

CAMDEN City, N.J. (June 28, 2023)(CNBNews)– The owner of a business in Gloucester City, New Jersey, was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for failing to pay his company's payroll taxes to the IRS, failing to file personal income tax returns, and fraudulently obtaining a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. John Degan, 69, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Robert B. Kugler to an information charging him with one count of failing to collect, account for, and pay over payroll taxes, one count of failure to file income tax... Read more →

Submit Your Cheers and Jeers for June

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed individuals can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." ~Margaret Mead... Editor CNBNews is gathering information for our June CHEERS AND JEERS column. We plan on publishing the column it on Sunday evening, July 2. You don’t have to be from Gloucester City to submit your remarks. And your opinion can be on any topic or about any public figure. Today’s technology opens up the entire world, meaning you can target anything or any public figure for a Cheer or a Jeer. We reserve all rights to... Read more →

Hammonton Residents Indicted on Animal Cruelty CHARGE Gave Heroin to Yorkshire Terrier

MAYS LANDING, NJ – On Wednesday June 21, 2023, Clinton Danks, 58, and Kristina Meyers, 37, both of Hammonton, NJ, were indicted by an Atlantic County grand jury for third-degree animal cruelty and third-degree possession of heroin. On November 17, 2022, police responded to a 911 call about a dog in distress at Wal-Mart in Hammonton. Bystanders called police after they saw a Yorkshire Terrier that appeared unresponsive and unable to breathe. When police arrived, they were met by a bystander attempting to aid the dog. An investigation determined that the dog was exposed to heroin by its owners, Danks... Read more →

Jefferson Stratford Hospital 3-West Unit Receives DAISY Team Award

Members of the Jefferson Stratford Hospital 3-West patient care team — Norman Kiersznowski, RN (Glassboro); Paige Fiedler, RN (West Deptford); Stephanie Marucci, APN (Williamstown); Jenn Roach, RN (Berlin); Amy Santos, RN, CMSRN (Somerdale); and Nutrition Care Associate Sandra St. Germain (Woodbury) — were recently honored with a DAISY Team Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The team was recognized for their high level of care and compassion shown to a grateful patient admitted to the hospital last summer with a kidney infection. The nurses were supportive and encouraging, and the dietary associate always brought meals with a smile. DAISY honorees are nominated... Read more →

Frankie Lane of Philadelphia Sentenced to 20 Years for Murder at Hard Rock Casino in AC

MAYS LANDING, NJ – On Friday, June 23, 2023, Frankie E. Lane, 61, of Philadelphia, PA was sentenced to 20 years in New Jersey State Prison, subject to the No Early Release Act for first- degree aggravated manslaughter. On June 11, 2021, Atlantic City Police responded to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City for a report of a woman suffering from multiple stab wounds. The victim was found deceased in a hotel room with a sheet covering her body and a knife on top of the sheet. The victim’s boyfriend, Lane, was seen on surveillance footage wearing... Read more →

Northfield Man Sentenced to Prison for 3 Separate Indictments

MAYS LANDING, NJ – Deshoin Rowell, 22, of Northfield, was sentenced by the Honorable Nancy L. Ridgway, J.S.C. on Wednesday, May 31, 2023, to five years in New Jersey State Prison where he must serve 85% of that sentence before being eligible for parole, concurrent, on three separate indictments charging him with Aggravated Assault, Unlawful Possession of a Handgun, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine. After an extensive investigation by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns, and Narcotics Unit from July of 2019, Rowell was arrested after he distributed cocaine to an undercover police operative in the area... Read more →

‘A different dynamic’ for 2022 American Legion World Series Champions

By Richard Walker MAY 24, 2023 After becoming just the second American Legion World Series champion from Alabama last August, Troy Post 70 head coach Ross Hixon knows his team will be viewed differently entering this season. CNBNews graphic And he says his team is embracing that change. “For us, there’s a different dynamic with us coming off a championship season,” Hixon said. “But that's really set the program in a more positive direction. I’ve talked to so many people who are interested in what we’re doing and our players know and understand that.” Troy capped a 32-6 season with... Read more →

Local Residents Named to Rochester Institute of Technology Dean's List

ROCHESTER, NY (06/27/2023)-- The following students were named to the Dean's List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the spring semester of the 2022-2023 academic year. Full-time degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for Dean's List if their term GPA is greater than or equal to 3.400; they do not have any grades of "Incomplete", "D" or "F"; and they have registered for, and completed, at least 12 credit hours. Garrett Templar of Beverly (08010), who is in the 3D digital design program. Bella Marino of N Wildwood (08260), who is in the 3D digital design program. Zi Altynbaev of Somers... Read more →

Ongoing Road Work will Close Portions of 295

(Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the I-295 northbound Exit 26 ramp to I-76 westbound is scheduled to be closed on Thursday for emergency drum array and attenuator repairs as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. From 10 a.m. until 12 noon Thursday, June 29, the I-295 northbound Exit 26, which becomes the left lane of I-76 westbound, will be closed and detoured. Once Exit 26 reopens, the left lane on I-295 northbound just past the exit is scheduled to be closed until 2 p.m. At least one lane will be maintained... Read more →

Eileen A. Tourtual, 'Babe' of Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City; GHS Alum, Class of '62

It is with great sadness that I, Steven Tourtual, announce the death of my beloved mother, Eileen Tourtual (née Boker). She was born in Philadelphia, PA, and raised in Gloucester City, NJ. She is the daughter of the late Fredrick and the late Mary Boker. Eileen was also known as Babe. She is the sister of the late Donald (late Margaret) of Gloucester City, late Fredrick Boker (Lorraine), formerly of Brooklawn, Harold Boker (Betty) of Port Orchard, Washington, Irene Clark (Frank) of Gloucester City, Chuck Boker of Vineland, Arlene Johnson (Robert) of Westville, John Boker of California, and Art Boker... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: The Lying Pro-Abortion Catholic Democrats

Bill Donohue CATHOLIC LEAGUE June 27, 2023 More than 30 congressional Democrats who call themselves Catholic issued a robust defense of abortion-on-demand on June 24 claiming their position is entirely in keeping with the teachings of the Catholic Church. They know this is not true. “The Statement of Principles,” led by Rep. Rosa DeLauro, was issued in response to the Supreme Court’s decision last year in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization that overturned Roe v. Wade. The statement contains at least four egregious falsehoods. First, the Democrats claim that in the Dobbs decision “the Justices stripped women of their... Read more →

New Jersey Hall of Fame Essay Contest & ARETE Scholarship Winners

Mackenzie Booker 2023 Essay Contest Winner with teacher, Tara Roberto Yana Javenska 2023 Essay Contest Winner with teacher, Jonathan Lancaster Max Druckman 2023 Areté Scholarship Winner Keely Balfour 2023 Areté Scholarship Winner In keeping with their commitment to inspire, educate, and motivate youth and students in our state, the New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) and the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) announce the winners of the annual student Essay Contest, as well as the Areté Scholarship Fund. Mackenzie Booker and Yana Javenska won the 2023 essay contest titled Who Belongs in the New Jersey Hall of Fame. Both winners... Read more →

NRA OP-ED: Hunter Biden and the Double Standard that Exists in Washington DC

MONDAY, JUNE 26, 2023 CNBNews graphic file SUPPORT NRA-ILA Just in case anyone needed further evidence that gun control laws are about exercising political control and suppressing constitutional rights, rather than protecting the public from criminals, Joe Biden’s Department of Justice has provided them with unmistakable proof. On June 20, the U.S. Attorney’s Office (USAO) for the District of Delaware submitted paperwork outlining a plea deal for the president’s son, Hunter Biden. Under the terms of the agreement, Hunter would avoid a conviction for possessing a firearm while being an “unlawful user of or addicted to any controlled substance” if... Read more →

North Beach Atlantic City Summer Fireworks Friday June 30

North Beach Atlantic City has announced that the entertainment district of Atlantic City will host its 3rd annual summer-kick off premiere ocean-front firework spectacular on Friday, June 30 at 9:30 p.m. The firework spectacular, in partnership with Fireworks by Grucci, America’s First Family of Fireworks, will be free and open to the public featuring several viewing locations throughout the north end of the boardwalk. The locations include: Steel Pier, Resorts Casino Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City, Showboat, and Ocean Casino Resort. Tennessee Avenue restaurants are also sponsors of the annual fireworks celebration. Live music, drink specials, and... Read more →

Atlantic City Air Show Celebrating 20th Anniversary

Atlantic City, NJ (June 8, 2023) – Today, the Greater Atlantic City Chamber officially announced the return of the Visit Atlantic City Airshow “A Salute to Those Who Serve” on Wednesday, August 16, 2023. Powered once again by premier sponsor Visit Atlantic City (formerly Meet AC), this year’s show is celebrating 20 years in Atlantic City with the announcement of a new viewing experience and aerial performances by top military acts – U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier Demo Team, U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team and 177th Fighter Wing of the N.J. Air National Guard. Photo... Read more →


Summer weather’s here and there’s no better cocktail to sip under the sun than rum. Rum fans across the globe will kick off July with World Rum Day on Saturday, July 8, followed by National Piña Colada Day on Monday, July 10; National Mojito Day on Tuesday, July 11; and finally National Daiquiri Day on Tuesday, July 18. SOURCE SAMMY HAGAR However you wish to celebrate rum month, rock legend and rum aficionado Sammy Hagar has you covered. The Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer and spirits trailblazer founded his award-winning Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum in 2012 based on his... Read more →

AC Police Arrest Suspect for Stabbing Two Men

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (June 26, 2023) --The Atlantic City Police Department arrested a suspect responsible for cutting two men during an altercation. CNBNews graphic file On June 25, 2023, at 12:31 AM, patrol officers responded to the 3000 block of Pacific Avenue for individuals involved in a fight with one armed with a knife. Officer Dylan Perez arrived and multiple bystanders pointed out the suspect who had stabbed two men. Officer Perez attempted to stop Dwayne Lewis who began to run away. With assistance from Officer Kenlyn Johnson, Lewis was apprehended and taken into custody. Lewis and two men were... Read more →

Appellate Court Sides with PFRS, Denies former Gloucester City Cop's Appeal

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (JUNE 26, 2023)(CNBNews)--A former Gloucester City Police Officer, who was denied ordinary disability retirement from the Board of Trustees of the Police and Firemen’s Retirement System (PFRS) appeared in the Superior Court of New Jersey last month seeking an overturn of the Board of Trustee’s ruling. The decision on that case was released on June 15, 2023. To qualify for the union's disability retirement benefits (ODRB) an applicant must meet a certain criteria. To be specific an applicant must demonstrate they are mentally or physically incapacitated for the performance of their... Read more →

Authorities Investigating Murder in Camden City

Camden City, N.J. (June 26, 2023)-- - Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man on Sunday afternoon in Camden City, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. On Sunday, June 25, 2023, at approximately 4:12 p.m., Camden County Police Department Officers heard possible gunfire, and received a ShotSpotter activation at the 900 block of Newton Avenue. Officers were then informed of a victim suffering from a gunshot wound who had arrived at Cooper University Hospital. The victim was later identified as Daniel Rivera, 27, of Woodlynne. Rivera was pronounced deceased at... Read more →

Joyce Weaver, of Mount Ephraim, WWII Navy Veteran

Joyce W. Weaver, who served as an Aviation Machinist Mate 3rd class in the Navy during WWII passed away Thursday, June 15, 2023. She was over 100 years old. Joyce, a Member of American Legion Post 68 Merchantville, had lived in Mount Ephraim N.J. for 73 years. Born and raised in Barrington NJ, she graduated Haddon Heights High School and was employed at Photo Developing Inc. Front Street Camden N.J., from November 1940 until to November 1942. On October 19, 1942 she enlisted in The United States Navy. She was in the first group of WAVES to be sent to... Read more →

Dominique Woodall, 27 of South Dakota, Arrested for AC Murder

MAYS LANDING, NJ – Dominique Woodall, 27, from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was arrested without incident on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at approximately 2:00 a.m. in Pleasantville, NJ for the murder of 30 year old Atlantic City resident Terrance Dismuke on Friday, June 16, 2023 in Egg Harbor City, NJ. On June 16, 2023, at approximately 4:50 pm, the Egg Harbor City Police Department was dispatched to the 200 block of St. Louis Avenue for a report of a shooting. Mr. Dismuke had been shot and was transported to the hospital by emergency medical personnel. Mr. Dismuke succumbed to his... Read more →

Grandfather, age 71 and Grandson age 5 Both Shot While Walking on Passyunk at 61st Street


Philly Officials to Hold Press Conference to Address Illegal Guns and Public Safety.

Philadelphia, PA (June 25, 2023)-- The Philadelphia Police Department, in collaboration with local, state, and federal law enforcement partners, conducted a highly successful three-day operation last week to combat the flow of dangerous drugs and threats to public safety within our communities. Mayor Jim Kenney will join Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw as an overview of the operation will be provided. Details highlighting the exceptional joint effort made by the Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) and the vital support of our partner agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI Philadelphia), the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA Philadelphia), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI... Read more →

Illegal Mexican Immigrant Sentenced to 20 Years in NJ Prison for Killing Former Girlfriend

MAYS LANDING, NJ – On Monday, June 19, 2023, Francisco Martinez, 53, after an unsuccessful attempt to withdraw his guilty plea, was sentenced to 20 years in New Jersey State Prison in the domestic stabbing of his former girlfriend, Patricia Boney, that occurred back on February 25, 1994. After the slaying of Ms. Boney, Martinez fled in her 1982 Camaro, which was discovered in Houston, Texas on March 8, 1994. It is believed that he crossed the border into Mexico, where he successfully hid under an assumed identity for over twenty-five years. On February 25, 1994, Martinez went to 111... Read more →