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August 2023

5 Ways to Winterproof Your Work Truck

Winter can be an incredibly harsh season that brings with it cold weather, biting winds, snow, ice, and long, dark nights. However, as much as we wish we could, we can’t hibernate in our homes till spring, we still need to get out there and live our lives. When heading out in the winter, staying safe should be your number one priority. We’ve written up a guide with five top tips for winter proofing your truck to ensure you are safe and secure when driving to work in the winter. Check it out below. Get Your Truck Serviced The most... Read more →

PHILLY CRIME INCIDENTS: 40-Year-Old Female Murdered, Shot Eight Times

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (August 31, 2023)(CNBnews)--Below are the overnight crime incidents from Wednesday evening to now. The information is preliminary and may change. Double Shooting/Homicide - 18XX Buckius Street 24TH DISTRICT... HOMICIDE/SHOOTING... 18XX BUCKIUS STREET... ON THE HIGHWAY AT 12:38A... #1 A FEMALE, "JANE DOE" IN HER LATE 40'S WAS SHOT APPROXIMATELY 8 TIMES THROUGHOUT THE CHEST AND THIGHS... THE FEMALE WAS TAKEN TO TEMPLE HOSPITAL BY POLICE AND WAS PRONOUNCED AT 12:57A .. #2 A MALE, "JOHN DOE" IN HIS LATE 40'S WAS SHOT 2 TIMES IN THE HEAD... THE MALE WAS TAKEN TO TEMPLE HOSPITAL BY POLICE AND WAS... Read more →

Down The Shore: Bally's Labor Day Celebration

Celebrate Sunday Funday at The Yard at Bally’s this September! Enjoy all your brunch favorites and more for $34.99 at Backyard Boozy Brunch. Go bottomless for $10 – Mimosas or Bloody Mary's, plus beer specials starting at $5. Sunday's, now through September from 10 AM - 1:30 PM. Get a taste of the traditional backyard pig roast bar-b-que buffet at The Yard for $34.99 and enjoy live entertainment and beer specials starting at $5. Sunday, September 3 from 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM. Reservations recommended but not required for both events. For live entertainment and weekend plans, check out The... Read more →

CNBNEWS Hunting/Fishing: Plenty of Summer Fishing Action Ahead

Maryland Fishing Report – August 30 August 30, 2023 Logan Zupancic got to go fishing with his dad recently and is very happy to hold up his first Spanish mackerel for the camera. Photo by Marty Zupancic As we go into the Labor Day weekend, there is still plenty of summer fishing action to be shared with family and friends. Remember that while you are fishing, you can also be a citizen scientist! Take a few minutes to help Department of Natural Resources biologists monitor our various fish populations by filling out a volunteer angler survey on the species you’re... Read more →

DINING OUT: Halifax Announces Little Bar, A Craft Restaurant and Bar Experience  

to Open at 1401 Hudson Street, Hoboken One Block from Riverfront One of New Jersey’s Smallest Craft Restaurants Will Bring the Biggest Taste in Town with Signature Cocktails, Decadent Preserved Fare and Small Plates Just One Block from The Hudson River Waterfront HOBOKEN, NEW JERSEY – August 29, 2023 – “The journey is part of the experience,” Anthony Bourdain famously said. New Jersey’s newest craft restaurant and bar experience, Little Bar, in uptown Hoboken begs to prove that point by crafting a unique, experientially interesting, miniature sized European-styled restaurant outpost, situated just off the Hudson River waterfront. The team behind... Read more →

Philly Public School System Earmarks $150,000 to Promote Student-Athletes

By Shirleen Guerra | The Center Square Aug 29, 2023 (The Center Square) – Philadelphia's public school system earmarked $150,000 to promote its high school athletes in hopes the added exposure will lead to college scholarships. The School District of Philadelphia approved a one-year contract with Agile Sports Technologies, Inc. worth $150,000 for student-athlete performance analytics, highlight reels, and collegiate access for NCAA recruitment opportunities. Every team, coach and player that play for the 73 participating high schools will have access to their own accounts on Hudl, an app that allows users to upload, tag, and analyze video footage of... Read more →

Wawa Clementon Opens Thursday; Gifts for the First 100 Customers

New Store Features Free Coffee on Opening Day, Grand Opening Reflects Wawa’s Commitment to Growth, Jobs and Convenience while Celebrating Fulfilling Lives in the Community Through Small Acts of Kindness (Clementon, NJ) August 31, 2023– Wawa, Inc., today announced the grand opening of its newest store located at 1340 Blackwood Clementon Rd., Clementon, NJ 08021 on August 31st. Local friends and neighbors are invited at 7:45 a.m. to join General Manager William Kerr who will do the honors of counting down the moment when the doors open at 8:00 a.m. for the very first time. This ceremonial start gives a... Read more →

AccuWeather’s Preliminary Estimate: Hurricane Idalia Damage in the Southeastern U.S is $20B

AccuWeather Global Weather Center - August 30, 2023 - AccuWeather’s preliminary estimate of the total damage and economic loss from Hurricane Idalia in the southeastern United States is $18-20 billion.    AccuWeather issued the first forecast of the storm more than 24 hours before any other source, and also indicated that Idalia would become a major hurricane ahead of any other source. The Category 3 hurricane made landfall in the Big Bend area of Florida with maximum sustained winds of 125 mph. It brought record and destructive storm surge to limited parts of the Gulf Coast of Florida, with coastal... Read more →

Allegations of Prostitution Activity &Illegal Drug Sales in Gloucester City Ends With Arrests

Aerial map courtesy of Google William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 30, 2023)(CNBNews)—On August 29, 2023, authorities arrested six individuals on North Burdsall Avenue in Riverview Heights, following an investigation into rumors of drug and prostitution activity in the residential area. North Burdsall Avenue comprises three single homes, located just a block away from the Cold Spring School and Pre-School complex. The house where the activity allegedly occurred, borders the school complex. Of the six individuals arrested, four were remanded to Camden County Jail. Two were released on their recognizance. Only one person was charged with... Read more →

New State Standard for Drinking Water Causes Problems for Westville Residents and Officials

WESTVILLE, NJ (August 30, 2023)(CNBNews)--Last week, a notice was sent to residents of Westville about the borough's water department being cited by the state of New Jersey for violating a new drinking water standard. Most residents received the alert on Friday. cnbnews file The warning stated that the borough's water system exceeded the MCL for Pefluorononanoic Acid PFNA in the second quarter of 2023, resulting in a violation of a new state standard for drinking water. The alert cautioned that individuals who consume water with PFNA levels above the MCL for an extended period may experience liver, kidney, or immune... Read more →

Why Is This Still Happening?

Boyertown Pa Man Arrested for Allegedly Assaulting Officer on Jan. 6 at Capitol

Defendant Allegedly Sprayed Police Line with a Chemical Irritant Recent reports from the George Washington Program on Extremism reveal that the FBI has arrested a total of 940 individuals in connection to the events of January 6. Out of those, 43 have been convicted, 481 have pleaded guilty, and 382 are currently awaiting trial. While most of those awaiting trial have been released on bail, some are being held in prison, some for over two years. Around 40 such prisoners are being held in the D.C. prison, but it's unclear if there are more in other locations. It's been 33... Read more →

Jefferson Washington Township Hospital Employees Receive DAISY, BEE Awards

Jefferson Health recently presented two of its Washington Township Hospital employees — Jeffrey Szurek, RN, and Spencer Reitano, PCT — with a DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses and a Beyond Expectations of Excellence (BEE) Award. Jeffrey Szurek, an Emergency Department (ED) nurse, was recognized with a DAISY Award for providing compassionate patient care and assisting a co-worker. He stayed beyond his shift to offer support in a situation involving an Emergency Department patient (and his accompanying son), whose wife and mother was coincidentally a patient in the hospital’s ICU. Szurek stayed beyond his shift so the nurse caring for the... Read more →

Walter P. Fritchie III, Cherry Hill

Walter P. Fritchie III, Cherry Hill NJ. Born in Philadelphia, son of the late Walter P Fritchie II and Marie Henry Barfeld (Fritchie). Survived by his aunt, Ann Lyndell and cousins, Elizabeth Lyndell, Susan Pepiak, Steven Lyndell, Stacey Robinson and her husband, Jonathan K. Robinson and their daughter, Shannon Kelly Robinson. Devoted son and nephew who always looked out the safety of his loved ones. He enjoyed reading and history. He was a great conversationalist when it came to discussing worldly topics. He always had interesting stories and liked to make simple and delicious meals. He was a car enthusiast... Read more →


WITH WATCH PARTIES, GAME SPECIALS, GAME DAY GRUB AND MORE PHILADELPHIA 1) Tradesman's 1322 Chestnut Street Philadelphia PA 19107 (267) 457-3994 Tradesman's is one of the top spots in Center City and Midtown Village for Eagles, NFL and Penn State action this coming football season. For the new season, Craft Concepts Group has expanded the menu, upgraded the sound system and lighting, and added more TVs throughout the restaurant, bar and mezzanine. Look for 13 total big screen televisions throughout the venue, plus the giant 10 foot long media wall above the bars. Look for special events and parties... Read more →

Wreaths Across America and American Legion Auxiliary Enter Partnership

Nonprofits agree to work together to help support common missions for veterans and their families. COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine, and CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Aug. 29, 2023 – Today, national nonprofits Wreaths Across America (WAA) and the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) are proud to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two organizations. Together, they will build a stronger awareness of each group’s common missions while supporting fundraising efforts nationwide. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Columbia Falls, Maine, WAA is best known for its annual wreath-laying ceremonies each December. The organization’s yearlong mission is to Remember the... Read more →

Cannabis and Sleep:

Can Marijuana Help With Insomnia and Sleep Disorders?

Sleep is a vital aspect of our overall well-being, impacting everything from our physical health to our cognitive function. Unfortunately, many people struggle to get the sleep they need due to insomnia or other sleep disorders. In recent years, affordable cannabis for sale online has become increasingly available, leading many people to wonder if marijuana can help them get the restful sleep they need. image In the search for solutions, some individuals have turned to cannabis as a potential remedy for insomnia and sleep disorders. But can marijuana truly aid in achieving better sleep? In this article, we'll explore... Read more →

Peyton and Me Meandering through the Streets of Gcity, Cherry Hill, Down the Shore

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews FOND MEMORIES OF THE BROWN STREET SCHOOL-Today, the demolition process of Brown Street School, Brown and Somerset Streets commenced. Gloucester City taxpayers will bear the cost of $324,265 for this work. Caravella Demolition, based in Newark, NJ, is the contractor assigned to carry out this task. The contract outlines the specific duties that Caravella must perform. 1. Environmental/Asbestos Abatement 11,800 SF 2. Demolition of Former School Structures, Contents and All Other Debris Whether Above or Below Ground at 51 South Brown Street, Block 151 Lot 15, Final Restorations and Grading to within 6" of... Read more →

Two Homicides in Philadelphia Monday Night

(PHILADELPHIA, PA)(August 29, 2023)(CNBNews)--The Philadelphia Police Department Office of Public Affairs released the following information regarding the overnight incidents from Monday evening to now. It is important to note that this information is preliminary and may change. There is no further information available on these incidents. Updates will be provided when and if available. Homicide - 80xx Madison Avenue 12TH DISTRICT...HOMICIDE BY SHOOTING...80xx MADISON AVE...ON THE HIGHWAY AT 11:51P...A 56 YEAR OLD BLACK MALE WAS SHOT MULTIPLE TIMES IN THE FACE, CHEST, HANDS AND LEGS. THE MALE WAS TRANSPORTED TO PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL BY POLICE AND WAS PRONOUNCED AT 12:05AM...SCENE HELD...NO... Read more →

GTPD Alert: WANTED! Stefhany Roman For Eluding Law Enforcement/ Failure To Stop 

BLACKWOOD, NJ (August 29, 2023)(CNBNews)--While GTPD Patrol Officers were investigating an incident on Friday, August 25, 2023 at approximately 5 AM in the Lakeview Apartments, the pictured wanted person Stefhany Roman was seen leaving the area, operating the pictured 2003 Honda Accord displaying New York registration GVT-8440. Patrol officers radioed the vehicle description in, and the vehicle was located in the Hilltop Section of Gloucester Township. When the Officer activated his emergency lights to stop Stefhany Roman, she turned off the Honda's headlights and fled the area, eluding law enforcement. If you know the location of Stefhany Roman call the... Read more →

Gcity Resident Michael Kazmar III Needs Your Help With His EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT

Greetings, Friends and Family! (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(August 29, 2023)(CNBNews)--As many of you know, our 16-year-old son, Michael III, is now a junior at GHS. A Superintendent's List student since his day at Gloucester Middle School, Michael has been selected by his peers to serve as Unit Commander of GHS' NROTC program for the 2023-24 school year. He also participates in GHS swimming, track, and cross-country and is a member of Interact, LEO, and Friends of Rachel clubs. Outside of GHS, Michael lifeguards at Gloucester City Swim Club and is a member of Haddonfield Troop 3064 Scouts BSA. In November, Michael... Read more →

Dina voted TSA’s Cutest Canine of 2023

Harry Reid International Airport Canine WASHINGTON – Dina, a three-year old German Shorthaired Pointer (GSP) explosives detection canine at Harry Reid International Airport (LAS), is the winner of the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) 2023 Cutest Canine Contest. Last week, TSA held a nationwide social media contest on Instagram, X (formerly known as Twitter) and Facebook, where the public voted for the agency’s “cutest canine” from among four agency finalists. TSA handlers from airports across the country initially nominated the dog candidates. TSA employees then voted and narrowed the original field of 92 contenders to the final four canines, all of... Read more →

CNB HUNTING NEWS: Delaware Nimrods September Hunting Traditions Are Back

Topped By Opening Day of Delaware’s Dove Season Early Season Teal and Resident Canada Goose Are Among a Variety of Game Hunters Can Choose From Hunter’s delight is at hand in Delaware with the September opening of numerous hunting seasons. Among them are the traditional Sept. 1 dove season opener – with many wingshooting opportunities afield, particularly on state wildlife areas, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today. Resident Canada goose season opens the same day as dove season, as does the first of Delaware’s deer seasons (archery and crossbow), while early teal season runs from Sept.... Read more →

Coast Guard Rescues Four People and Dog near Forked River, Barnegat Bay

PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard rescued four people and a dog from a boat taking on water Sunday near the Forked River in Barnegat Bay. Photo by Chief Petty Officer Cynthia Oldham U.S. Coast Guard District 5 Subscribe40 facebook sharing buttontwitter sharing buttonlinkedin sharing buttonsharethis sharing button A recreational boat is capsized near the Forked River in Barnegat Bay, New Jersey, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2023. A 29-foot Response Boat – Small crew from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light was already underway when the crew discovered the sinking boat and rescued the four people and dog aboard. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)... Read more →

ATTENTION Grades 6-12 : Enter PrimoHoagies's Most Valuable Coach Contest

…The Prize? A trip to Las Vegas, NV, for the Big Game 2024! WESTVILLE NJ (CNBNews)--Attention all student-athletes in grades 6-12! PrimoHoagies is proud to announce the launch of its Most Valuable Coach Contest. This exciting opportunity allows you to nominate your favorite coach for a chance to win an unforgettable trip for two to Las Vegas, NV for the Big Game in February 2024. Coaches play a crucial role in shaping individual players, teams, and communities by instilling the values of dedication, teamwork, and fun. To submit a nominee, simply visit the website and upload either a 200-word essay... Read more →

Westville NEWS: Spanish-Speaking Volunteers Enhance Local Fire Department

Westville Fire photo Julio Irizarry Fuentes and Emmanuel Nieves are both Spanish-speaking volunteers at Westville Fire Department. “Having a firefighter on a call that can speak Spanish helps everyone understand the person and the situation that they are going into,” said Nieves. He has answered a few calls where the person who needed assistance only spoke Spanish. When Spanish is the only language someone speaks, Nieves and Irizarry Fuentes say this can cause problems on calls when first responders don’t know Spanish. If there is language-barrier, it takes longer to understand what is going on during an emergency, where every... Read more →

Joan A. Polsky, 89 years old, of Mount Ephraim

Joan A. Polsky, 89 years old, of Mount Ephraim, NJ entered into heaven, on Monday, August 14, 2023 at her home. She was born in South Philadelphia in 1933 to the late, Joseph and Anna (McCann) Jones. Joan was raised in South Philly, in the Epiphany Parish section and raised her family there until moving to Mt. Ephraim, NJ in 1968. Joan lost her beloved, Morton John Polsky in 2005, John and Joan led an interesting life, loved the holidays and spending time with their family. Holiday dinners were important to her. The preparation, cooking, decorating and hosting were enjoyed... Read more →

Michael Burkhardt, 70 of Lindenwold

On August 26, 2023. Age 70. Of Lindenwold. Born in Camden, NJ, he was the son of the late Richard and Anastasia (Kennedy) Burkhardt. He is survived by his sons, Michael Burkhardt, Jr., Steven Burkhardt (Trish), grandchildren, Stevie, Trevin, Domenika, Michael III, sister, Maryann Zearfoss (Zig) and his brothers, Jimmy and Bernie Burkhardt. Predeceased by his brothers, Richie, Larry, Bobby and Johnny Burkhardt. Michael worked for 25 years as a crane operator with the American Dredge Company. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Thursday, August 31st from 10 to 12:00 PM at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 851... Read more →

Rosemary Ann DeNick, of Pennsauken.

On August 23, 2023. Age 77. Of Pennsauken. Formerly of Maple Shade and Woodlynne, NJ. Born in CNBNews graphic file Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late, Joseph and Rosemary (nee: Joseph) Somers. Loving wife of 40 years to the late Joseph F. DeNick. Cherished mother of Joanne Thurston, Kathleen DeNick. Devoted grandmother of Chelsea, Joseph, Anjelica, Stephanie, Danielle, Jessica, Dylan and Brandon. Beloved sister of Charles Somers. Rosemary was also predeceased by her daughter, Karen Vanderwarden and her sister, Joanne Somers. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at... Read more →

Understanding the Legal Landscape: The Regulation of Fantasy Sports in the US and UK

image provided David Schollenberger, a partner at Healys and the head of its Gaming and Leisure division, has critically analyzed and compared the contemporary regulatory landscape for fantasy sports in both the US and the UK. He strongly advocates for the US to follow the UK's regulatory model, which is administered by a seasoned gaming authority. Online fantasy sports competitions for real money, provided by companies like DraftKings and FanDuel, have gained significant traction in the US and are gradually being introduced in the UK. In online fantasy sports, participants pay an entry fee to draft a team of players... Read more →

How NJ's Lead Paint Law Impacts Residents of Gloucester City and Other Communities

by Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Reporter GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 28, 2023)(CNBNews)--If you bought or rented a house or apartment in Gloucester City, you probably had to sign a Lead Paint Waiver. There are very few houses built after 1978, the cutoff date for using lead paint in residential properties. source Most of the properties between Broadway and the river were built around or before 1900. East of Broadway to Johnson Boulevard, houses were built between 1900 and 1925. We tend to think of Cyprus Gardens homes as being "new," but they were built in the 1950s. Other than... Read more →

CRAFT BEER STORE Celebrating Octoberfest September 23

Oktoberfest in Delco Oktoberfest in Delco Craft Beer Store Springfield to celebrate Oktoberfest on September 23rd from 12-8pm Craft Beer Store, located at 35 Baltimore Pike in Springfield, Delaware County, will hold their annual Oktoberfest Celebration on Saturday, September 23rd from noon until 8p.m. An delicious and authentic German food menu will be catered from Brauhaus Schmitz, and includes Schnitzel and variety of Sausage Sandwiches. Throughout the day, expect to sample beers from all around Germany, including the keg taping of Ayinger’s Oktoberfest Marzen and Weinstephaner’s Festbier Lager. The Craft Beer Store will also offer a special of $15 Crowlers... Read more →

Gcity Council Expected to Okay "Pot" Store, $3,225,000 Bonds, $75K for Housing Official

Monday's meeting begins at 6:30 PM and is held in Council Chambers at the Police Administration Building, 313 Monmouth Street. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (AUGUST 28, 2023)(CNBNews)-The Gloucester City Council has a number of resolutions to approve this evening at its regular meeting beginning at 6:30 PM. One of those resolutions being considered is a request by BluLight Cannabis to utilize the former O'Donell's Restaurant and Bar, 401 N. Broadway, to sell marijuana products. The governing body previously authorized five marijuana dispensaries in the city, and the approval of BluLight's request will not exceed this limit. The board gave the business... Read more →

Pemberton School Employee Arrested for Attempting to Meet Student for Sex

Charged with Attempting to Meet Student for Sex Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Acting Pemberton Township Police Chief Jason Luis announced that a Pemberton Township School District employee was arrested today and charged with trying to arrange a sexual encounter with an underage female student. Christopher J. Perry, 34, of Piute Trail in Browns Mills, was charged with Attempted Sexual Assault (Second Degree), Enticing a Minor (Second Degree), Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Third Degree) and Attempted Criminal Sexual Contact (Fourth Degree). Perry will be lodged in the Burlington County Jail in Mount Holly pending a first... Read more →

Should The State Takeover Gloucester City?

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews columnist courtesy of (August 27, 2023)--If you have been following CNBNews you know that the city managers have done everything possible to keep the taxpayers of Gloucester City from knowing what is going on in our town. This is nothing new; it has been going on for years. Here is just some of what we don't know: - The activity of the police and fire departments or any other city department. - The justification for at least three employees holding two jobs. - The justification for the Building Inspector refusing to meet with us about... Read more →

MISSING PERSON: Lydia Smith of Gloucester Township, Last Seen 10 Days Ago

On August 25th, 2023, 47-year-old, Lydia Smith was reported missing from Gloucester Township. Lydia was last seen on Monday 08/21/2023 at approximately 1130 hours in Glassboro, NJ (Gloucester County) and is known to frequent that area. Lydia is a white female, 5'00 height and approximately 120 pounds with blue eyes and blonde hair. She was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, white sneakers and carrying a black purse. If anyone has additional information or knowledge of Lydia Smith's whereabouts, please call 9-1-1, the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500 or the GTPD Anonymous Crime Tip Line at... Read more →

New Study Released Regarding Canadian Wildlife Fires and People of NY State

Newswise — New Yorkers can apparently breathe a sigh of relief, at least for now. Their exposure to the smoke in June 2023 from Canadian wildfires led to only a slightly higher bump in visits to New York City hospital emergency departments for breathing problems or asthma attacks than what is seen on days when pollen counts are high. However, authors of a new study say other possible health effects, such as possible heart attacks and stroke, still need to be investigated. For the study, researchers at NYU Grossman School of Medicine analyzed daily levels of air pollution, as measured... Read more →


DISCOVER THE ULTIMATE ARTISAN SHOWCASE AND SUPPORT LOCAL ARTISANS, MAKERS AND SMALL BUSINESSES * Philadelphia, PA – The Philadelphia Marketplace will once again return to Dilworth Park every Saturday and Sunday, from September 2, 2023 through Sunday, October 1, 2023. In cooperation with the Center City District, the Philadelphia Marketplace is a weekly, outdoor pop-up market that showcases a wide range of local merchants, craftsmen, designers and small businesses from Philadelphia and the greater tri-state area. Nestled amid Dilworth Park, this weekend event invites visitors to immerse themselves in a vibrant setting with up to 20 vendors. Each weekend offers... Read more →

School Bus Driver Shortage Continues in PA; Commercial Drivers Skills Test Changed

​The Administration continues to work to improve customer experience, expand Pennsylvania's workforce, create opportunity and make Commonwealth services more accessible Harrisburg, PA (August 18, 2023)--– In keeping with Governor Josh Shapiro's commitment to expand Pennsylvania's workforce and serve Pennsylvanians more efficiently, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that a new, modernized commercial driver's license (CDL) skills test will be implemented at all PennDOT Driver License Centers that offer CDL skills tests and at all third-party CDL driving skill testers beginning August 28, 2023. As new technologies emerge, the modernized CDL skills test ensures that CDL drivers have the... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: USS Oklahoma History, Built in Camden City, Refitted In Philly

USS Oklahoma (Battleship # 37, later BB-37), 1916-1946 USS Oklahoma, a 27,500-ton Nevada class battleship, was built at Camden CITY, New Jersey. She was commissioned in May 1916 and generally operated in the Atlantic over the next five years. In mid-1918, Oklahoma went to European waters to help protect convoys. Late in that year and in June 1919 she escorted President Wilson during his voyages to and from France. In 1921, the battleship moved to the Pacific, visiting the west coast of South America prior to joining the Pacific Fleet. During most of the rest of the decade, Oklahoma served... Read more →

CNB TRAFFIC ALERT: Construction To Close Wyoming Avenue in Audubon August 28 to September 1

Roadwork to close road in Audubon (Lindenwold, NJ) – NJ American Water will be replacing water services on Wyoming Avenue in Audubon from Monday Aug. 28 through Friday Sept. 1 between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily. There will be full road closure of Wyoming Avenue between Nicholson Road and Merchant Street. “Motorists should plan ahead to take alternate routes and give themselves plenty of time to get to their destinations,” said Commissioner Al Dyer, liaison to the Department of Public Works. “Also, remember that when you’re traveling through a construction area, please slow down and stay alert for crew... Read more →

NJ ANCHOR News: The Government Has No Money Of Its Own!

New Jersey: We Will File for You; No Action Required by You TRENTON, NJ (August 27, 2023)(CNBNews)--Residents of New Jersey who were eligible for an ANCHOR benefit in 2019 will have their applications filed by the state. If you meet the qualifications, you will receive a confirmation letter in August 2023. If your information remains the same, no further action is needed. Benefit payments will be issued through the same method and banking information as before. The confirmation letter is your proof of filing and no additional confirmation number will be sent. You can check the status of your benefit... Read more →

Maui County Releases Validated Names of 388 Unaccounted from the Lahaina Wildfire Disaster

2:17 p.m. 8.24.18: A total of seven homes were damaged in the West Maui fire and sustained anywhere from moderate damage to being completely destroyed. The affected homes were in the area south of Hōkiokio Place . The Maui Fire Department has confirmed that the gas station and schools are in tact despite rumors otherwise. (COUNTY OF MAUI, HAWAII)(August 24, 2023)(CNBNews)--On August 8, 2023, a wildfire broke out in Lahaina, causing concern for the safety of many individuals. The County of Maui has recently shared a list of 388 people who have been reported unaccounted for following the... Read more →

The Hampton Classic August 27 to September 3

The Hampton Classic, August 27-September 3, is one of the world’s most prestigious horse shows and features competitors at every level from young children in leadline to Olympic, World, and World Cup Champions. The Classic also has competitions for riders with disabilities. The Hampton Classic features more than 200 classes in six show rings, the Agneta Currey Boutique Garden with more than 70 vendors, and a wide selection of dining options, all on its world-class 60-acre showgrounds. Highlighting the Hampton Classic is the $425,000 Longines Hampton Classic 5* Grand Prix on Sunday, September 3. In addition to the Grand Prix... Read more →

Lions suffer loss in final minute

CNBNews photo PITTSGROVE, NJ (August 25, 2023)(CNBNews)--The Gloucester High Lions traveled to Schalick for the 2023 football Non Conference opener. The Lions took the opening kickoff and started play outside the 20 yard line. After a few runs and a penalty, the Lions turned to the arm of Senior Qb Jake Siebert. Siebert completed 3 first down passes before connecting with Jaden Garris on a 22 yard TD reception with 4:32 remaining in the 1st qtr. giving the Lions 6-0 lead after a missed pat. Schalick HS used a ground game with 6 rushes to put 7 points on the... Read more →

Mount St. Mary's U Students from New Jersey Named to Deans List

EMMITSBURG, MD (08/21/2023)-- Mount St. Mary's University is pleased to announce that 596 students earned Dean's List honors in the Spring 2023 semester. An additional 147 students were named to the President's List for earning a grade point average of 4.0. Madison Bee of Haddonfield, NJ Madison Bradley of Haddonfield, NJ Hannah Cooksey of Pennsville, NJ Lorenzo DiVentura of Tabernacle, NJ Matthew Dwyer of Lumberton, NJ Cen'sare Hill of Lawnside, NJ Stephanie Huseby of Medford, NJ Jordana Lain of Medford, NJ Braeden McHugh of Pennsauken, NJ Taylor Moore of Brooklawn, NJ Anthony Polo of Deptford, NJ Kaitlin Price of Swedesboro,... Read more →

CNB CRIME: GTPD Safely Remove Suspect Who Refused To Exit Home

On Sunday August 20, 2023 at approximately 9:04 PM The Gloucester Township Police were conducting a proactive patrol in the area of Millbridge Road. The accused, Samad Searles-Evans, was observed operating a motor vehicle with numerous motor vehicle violations and was then observed entering his residence. Officers attempted to make contact with Mr. Searles-Evans due to active warrants for contempt of court. Mr. Searles-Evans refused to answer the door for officers and did not want to be arrested. Officers communicated with Mr. Searles-Evans for several hours to have him safely exit the residence. During this time officers had constant phone... Read more →

Lauren Murray of Mickleton Named to BJU Bruins Women's Soccer Team

GREENVILLE, SC (08/23/2023)-- Lauren Murray, a resident of Mickleton, has been named to the Bob Jones University Bruins women's soccer team roster for the 2023-24 academic year. Murray is a Senior majoring in Nursing at BJU. "We're excited to begin our 2023 season as the players have worked hard this past spring to begin the process of preparing and have been working hard this summer to make a run for a national championship this fall," said Head Coach Chris Carmichael. "We have an incredibly talented team this year and a great balance of programs from NCAA DII, NCAA DIII, NCCAA... Read more →

Dollar Tree, Family Dollar to address hazards at thousands of US stores

U.S. Department of Labor | August 23, 2023 Agreement will enhance retailer’s safety compliance, increase ability to manage safety, health hazards WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that its Occupational Safety and Health Administration has entered into a corporate-wide settlement agreement with the operators of one of the nation’s largest discount retail chains to improve workplace safety significantly in stores nationwide. A key pillar of President Biden’s plan — Bidenomics — is empowering to grow the middle class. The settlement agreement requires Dollar Tree and Family Dollar to conduct a comprehensive, nationwide assessment of the root causes... Read more →

Rowan Women's Soccer Voted the Favorite in NJAC Preseason Poll

GLASSBORO, NJ -- Rowan has been selected the favorite in the 2023 New Jersey Athletic Conference Women's Soccer Preseason Poll as the Profs collected seven of a possible 10 first-place votes. The defending champion Profs feature two returning All-Americans in Emma DeMaise and goalie Calista Burke. The pair helped Rowan to a 14-1-4 and 7-0-2 NJAC record along with the program's fourth conference title in 2022. The duo helped shore up a defense that posted 13 total shutouts last year with Burke ranked in the top 10 in Division III in goals against average and save percentage. Montclair State picked... Read more →