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September 2023

Dwelling Fire in Glendora, Two People Displaced

GLENDORA, NJ (SEPTEMBER 30, 2023)(CNBNews)--On Friday, September 29, 2023, at approximately 9:45 pm, the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to the 400 block of Main Street located in the Glendora section of Gloucester Township for a report of a dwelling fire. Arriving officers found smoke and flames coming from the residence. The fire was called in by a neighbor walking their dog. Gloucester Township Fire Departments from Glendora, Chews Landing, Blackwood, along with Bellmawr, Runnemede, Somerdale and Magnolia Fire Departments arrived and gained control of the fire. Inspira BLS and Rehab 2 also assisted. The multi - family home was... Read more →

Sunday, Pumpkin Festival in Downtown Blackwood

Sunday, October 1, 2023, the annual Pumpkin Festival will be occurring in Downtown Blackwood. The festival begins at 11:00am and ends at 4:00pm. From 9:00am to 6:00pm the Black Horse Pike will be closed between Church Street and West Lake Ave. To detour around the event please utilize Church Street/Blackwood Clementon Road to Erial Road to Davistown Road. Alternately you can utilize West Church Street to Barnsboro Road to Woodbury Turnersville Road to Lakeland Road which brings you back to the Black Horse Pike. Heavy pedestrian traffic is expected in the area of the Black Horse Pike (Route 168) and... Read more →

What Kinds of Bookie Software are Available to US Residents?

Bookie software is also known as sports betting software or oddsmaker software. This is a type of technology that allows online sportsbooks to operate. The term bookie is short for bookmaker. You can learn more about this if you click here. The technology assists bookies in accepting wagers for sporting events, setting the odds in different sporting events, and paying out any winnings to bettors. Bookies make money by charging a vigorish, also known as juice or a vig. This could also be called the transaction fee for placing a wager. The History of Bookies In the past, bookies were... Read more →

Joseph Manuel Chutz of Elmer

Elmer – Born on September 12, 1977 in Seville, Spain, and passed away on September 12, 2023. Age 46. Cherished father of Chase, Hunter, and Liam. Loving son of Josefa Lopez (Jeff) Brophy and the late Douglas Chutz. Beloved brother of Jaime (Lisa Napoli) Chutz and Christina (Daniel) Carroll, and brother-in-law to Tara. Joseph was a very talented artist and enjoyed learning about history. He loved exploring in nature and going on adventures. He is survived by many adored nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, and family in Spain. Services and Interment were private at Chestnut Grove Cemetery in Elmer. Memorial... Read more →

Navy and Marine Corps Week Sets Sail for the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area

By Lt. Omari Faulkner, U.S. Navy, Navy Office of Community Outreach Philadelphia, PA (September 30, 2023)(CNBnews)--The Department of the Navy is bringing Navy/Marine Corps Week to the Philadelphia metropolitan area Oct 9-15, 2023. More than 200 visiting Sailors and Marines from across the nation are set to visit the cities of Philadelphia and Camden, N.J., and discuss why the Department of the Navy matters to the area. While each service hosts programs designed to educate and inform Americans on the importance of their services, this Navy/Marine Corps Week will mark the first collaboration of its kind. Together, the services will... Read more →

Responding to ShotSpotter Activation Camden Cops Locate Man Seriously Wounded

Camden City, N.J. (September 29, 2023)(CNBNews)- Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man last night in Camden, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. CNBNews graphic file On Thursday, September 28, 2023, at approximately 9:03 p.m., Camden County Police Department officers responded to a ShotSpotter activation in the area of the 1000 block of Liberty Street in Camden. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from gunshot wounds on the 900 block of Mechanic Street. Officers transported the victim, identified as 36-year-old Julian Dickerson of Camden, to Cooper University Hospital,... Read more →

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen say this is no way to run a railroad

Sat., Sept. 30, NJ Transit to celebrate 40 years with VIPs riding in historic rail cars. Protesting locomotive engineers will ask riders questions about the rail agency’s current policies and future. Transit agency spends $440+ million on lavish new and unnecessary executive offices while engineers haven’t had a raise since 2019. BAY HEAD, N.J. - On Saturday, September 30, NJ Transit will celebrate its history by packing a 40th Anniversary Express with rail buffs, VIPs and NJ Transit managers for a trip from New York’s Penn Station down NJ Transit’s North Coast Line. When the train stops at Bay Head... Read more →

Unibet to Sponsor Free Rides Home on SEPTA’s Broad Street Line

...After Every Eagles Game Free rides begin at halftime and run for two hours post-game, or until the last scheduled train departs; contactless credit card payment options now available PHILADELPHIA (September 28, 2023) –Throughout the regular season, Unibet, an official casino and sportsbook partner of the Philadelphia Eagles, will help Eagles fans get home safely after each Eagles home game by sponsoring free rides home from NRG Station on the Broad Street Line. NRG Station provides service to venues at the Sports Complex in South Philadelphia, including Lincoln Financial Field. The free rides begin at halftime and run for two... Read more →

13th Annual Cooper Red Hot Gala Raised Nearly $4M

September 25, 2023 | L-R: Anthony J. Mazzarelli, MD, JD, MBE, co-CEO of Cooper; Philip A. Norcross, Esq., Chairman of The Cooper Foundation Board; George E. Norcross III, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Cooper University Health Care and MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper; Kevin M. O’Dowd, JD, co-CEO of Cooper. (CAMDEN City, N.J) – The Cooper Foundation has raised nearly $4 million for its 13th Annual Red Hot Gala, setting a new record for Cooper. The Gala is being held tonight, September 22nd at the TRIAD1828 CENTER on the Camden waterfront with the announcement to be made... Read more →

Former Gloucester City Resident Involved in Motorcycle Accident; Prayers Are Needed

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Dave Devine, a former Gloucester City resident and a Gloucester High alumnus, Class of '76, was involved in a serious motorcycle accident in Georgia last Saturday night, September 23. According to his brother Gary, Dave was driving his Harley Davidson when he hit something in the road. As a result, he went over the motorcycle handlebars and traveled 50 feet before hitting a tree. He suffered five broken ribs, a crushed pelvis, many broken teeth, a damaged hip, and a large laceration on the back of his back leg. From his hospital bed Dave... Read more →

Exelena Budd, of Gloucester City, age 92

Gloucester City – On September 27, 2023. Age 92. (nee Hartman) Loving wife of the late Joseph Michael Budd. Cherished mother of Theresa Lynn (Douglas) Morrone, Jacqueline Budd, William Budd, and Jeanine Marie (Robert) Ayes. She was predeceased by her children, Janet Lee Long, Robert Budd, Kathleen Matlack, Joseph M. Budd, III, and Lisa Ann Budd. Beloved sister of Edna Jackson and the late Albert Hartman. She was predeceased by her parents, Karl Hartman and Edna Hartman (nee Westgate). Devoted grandmother of 20 and many great-grandchildren. Exelena was born in Philadelphia, PA. She was a longtime resident of Gloucester City.... Read more →

Jake’s Place in Cherry Hill to close temporarily for renovations 

(Cherry Hill, NJ) – More than 10 years ago, the Commissioners worked with the community and the Cummings family to build an all-inclusive playground, Jake’s Place, in the John Adler Memorial Park at Challenge Grove. That park grew into one of the busiest playgrounds in Camden County’s extensive parks system. Since the volume and use has grown over the years and the park has become a destination for the public, the board is investing in this valued resource for children and families throughout the county. Beginning Monday, Oct. 2, the Jake’s Place Playground at John Adler Memorial Park at Challenge... Read more →


GCHS Homecoming Game this Saturday @ 11am! Hi All, Hope is everyone is doing well and we wanted to invite all of you to the Homecoming game vs Wildwood at 11 amand not 12 at Gloucester High School. Hope to see everyone there! Thank you and as always Roll Rams!!! Read more →

Oktoberfest Fall Festival and Oktoberfest Celebration October 7

CELEBRATION TO TAKE OVER RIDGE AVENUE ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7TH * Roxborough's Largest Fall Street Festival to Feature Fun for All Ages (and Dogs too) with Food, Drink, Live Music, Circus, German Beer, Liter Lift, Pet Costume Contest, more Philadelphia, PA - Roxborough Development Corporation announces the return of one of the neighborhood's most cherished fall traditions and one of its largest street festivals. The 11th Annual Roxtoberfest will be held on Saturday, October 7th from 12:00pm to 6:00pm, with a r Visit for more information. Photos for promotion link here. ain date set for Sunday, October 8th. The... Read more →

CNBNews Fishing: Chesapeake Bay Drops 10 Degrees, New Phase of Fishing Begins

Maryland Fishing Report – September 27 Alvin Holland Jr. recently caught this huge northern snakehead in the lower Susquehanna River. Photo courtesy Alvin Holland Jr. The winds, rain, and cool temperatures of Tropical Storm Ophelia set the stage for a transition to fall fishing. Those scorching summer days will mostly be a memory as a new season of exciting fishing in Maryland begins. Forecast Summary: September 27 – October 3: The Chesapeake Bay is continuing its rapid cooling, with a 10-degree drop in the past two weeks. The upcoming week should provide moderate temperatures with windy conditions through Saturday. This... Read more →

CSGO Gambling in “The Big Peach”

You might be like many and have already found a deep calling to play esports, and you might have discovered your passion for CS: GO gambling. If you are new to this world, here comes a brief introduction. So, what exactly is CS: GO gambling? CS: GO stands for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, a multiplayer first-person shooter tactical video game, developed in 2012 by Valve and Hidden Path Entertainment. CSGO gambling is a type of gambling that uses CS: GO skins for betting and wagering on the games so that you can win special in-game items. A great place to go... Read more →

Camden County History Month Feature over 90 Events 

Camden City, NJ— The Camden County History Alliance invites the public to join us for Camden County History Month from October 1 to October 31, 2023, when around thirty participating historic sites and history organizations throughout Camden County will be open with special exhibits, reenactments, and guided tours for adults and children, both in-person and virtual, spanning centuries of history. The vast majority of the more than ninety events and activities during the month are free. Visitors will have the opportunity to tour several historic buildings from across three centuries throughout the county during October. The colonial Griffith Morgan Homestead... Read more →

GTPD Hiring Part-Time Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainees

CNBNews graphic file Under close supervision as a trainee: Receives and responds to radio, telephone, or other electronic requests for emergency assistance, including law enforcement, fire, medical, or other emergency services and/or dispatches appropriate units to response sites; does other related duties as required. The Gloucester Township Police Department Telecommunicator, or Dispatcher, is often the unsung professional of the emergency response team. Unlike local police departments who use County Telecommunicators, the Gloucester Township Telecommunicators work jointly with our police officers right on site in our headquarters' updated Community Policing and Emergency Dispatch Center. Salary: $18.86 per hour (starting rate).... Read more →

Jefferson Health Hospitals Earn Special Surgical Designations

Voorhees, NJ, September 29, 2023 – Two Jefferson Health hospitals in southern New Jersey earned individual recognitions related to their surgical services. Jefferson Stratford Hospital recently earned designation as an American College of Surgeons (ACS) Surgical Quality Partner, in recognition of its dedication to the safest and most effective surgical care through its Weight-Loss Surgery Program, which also holds ACS Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) designation. More than 5,400 bariatric surgical procedures have been performed at Jefferson Stratford Hospital since the program began in 2007. An important measure of a hospital’s surgical quality, ACS Quality... Read more →

Investigation into Smoke Shops in Blackwood and Clementon Results in 3 Arrests

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (SEPTEMBER 29, 2023)(CNBnews)--On the afternoon of September 19, 2023, the Gloucester Township Police Department with assistance of Winslow Township PD, Clayton Borough PD and Agents from the New Jersey Department of the Treasury, Division of Taxation, Office of Criminal Investigation Unit executed a Search Warrant at two “smoke shop” retail locations following a nearly one-month long investigation of illegal sales of Controlled Dangerous Substances. Officers seized large quantities of raw packaged marijuana, marijuana edibles, marijuana vape cartridges, nitrous oxide canisters and thousands of untaxed tobacco products. The owner of both smoke shop businesses, Mr. Abdo Saeed, was... Read more →

Onward Ops, Military Transition Support Program

During Suicide Prevention Month, Onward Ops Military Transition Support Program Highlights Its Focus on the ‘Deadly Gap’ You Are Not Alone: Call the National Suicide Hotline’s Veterans Crisis Line at 988 (Press 1), Chat Live or Text 838255 for 24/7 Confidential Crisis Support for Veterans and Their Loved Ones WASHINGTON, September 26, 2023 ( - The first year out of the service – a period known as the “deadly gap” – is a particularly vulnerable time as new veterans navigate location, employment and identity changes. In this “deadly gap,” the risk of suicide increases. During September’s Suicide Prevention Month, when... Read more →

McCormick Says US Attorney Sellinger Who Represents New Jersey Should resign

Lisa McCormick asks US Attorney to resign Lisa McCormick, who challenged US Senator Robert Menendez in the 2018 primary election, has issued a call for the resignation of Phillip R. Sellinger, U.S. Attorney for the state of New Jersey. As U.S. Attorney, Sellinger supervises a staff of about 155 federal prosecutors and 130 support personnel and he is responsible for overseeing all federal criminal prosecutions and the litigation of all civil matters in New Jersey in which the federal government has an interest. In her letter to Sellinger, McCormick points out that he was "the single largest contributor to Senator... Read more →

Live Jazz Night at Voorhees Town Center Food Court

Laurel Rd entrance Friday 9/29 6:30 pm Food vendors/Dooney's Pub LIVE JAZZ! FREE EVENT! Come and enjoy a live jazz performance on Friday, September 29, 2023, at 6:30 PM, featuring The Budesa Brothers and Jerry Tanenbaum. They will showcase beautiful and timeless jazz pieces, blending blues and soul in their original compositions and improvisations. These musicians are highly recognized for their talent and creativity. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness their amazing performance at the Food Court, 2120 Voorhees Town Center, Voorhees, NJ 08043, Laurel Road entrance. The event has been moved indoors. Enjoy drinks, both alcoholic and non- alcoholic,... Read more →

Washington Democrats Continue to Call for Menendez to Resign

By Christian Wade | The Center Square contributor Sep 26, 2023 Democratic Sens. Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Martin Heinrich of New Mexico and Jon Tester of Montana, top from left, have all called for the resignation of Sen. Bob Menendez. AP Photos (The Center Square) — New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker on Tuesday joined a chorus of calls from top Democrats for Sen. Bob Menendez to resign after he was indicted last week on bribery and corruption charges. In a statement, Booker called the allegations against Menendez, D-N.J., and his wife Nadine "shocking" and... Read more →

Kwacey Q. Owens CONVICTED of Murdering Willingboro Man

Man Convicted of Murder for 2020 Willingboro Shooting Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a 32-year-old Willingboro resident was found guilty today by a Superior Court jury of fatally shooting a man three years ago outside of a house in the township’s Millbrook Park neighborhood. After deliberating for approximately two hours, the panel returned guilty verdicts against Kwacey Q. Owens on charges of Murder (First Degree), Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Second Degree), Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Second Degree). In addition to the conviction, Owens pled guilty to two counts of Certain Persons Not... Read more →

Cumberland County Teacher Charged with Alleged Possession of Child Sexual Abuse Materials

Haddon Township, N.J.- A 53-year-old Haddon Township man, who is a teacher in Cumberland County, has been arrested and charged with possession of child sexual abuse material offenses, announced Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Haddon Township Police Chief Timothy Hak. Following a collaborative investigation between the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office High Tech Crimes Unit, the Haddon Township Police Department, and Homeland Security Investigations, on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, a search warrant was executed at a residence in Haddon Township. Following the execution of the search warrant, David Checchio, 53, was arrested and charged with 3rd-degree Endangering the Welfare... Read more →

Small Mistake Can Turn Into a Big Money Problem

It's just as crucial to keep track of your company's finances as it is to attract new clients and serve existing ones. If you're like most small business owners, though, bookkeeping and money management aren't your strong suits. If you avoid these seven frequent small company money blunders, you can stay ahead of the game. The most difficult duty a small business owner takes on is generally handling the company's finances. The reasons are numerous, but most small business owners lack a background in business finance and, at least in the beginning, are more concerned with bringing in new business... Read more →

Saint Marys Parish Celebrates 175 Anniversary

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (SEPTEMBER 28, 2023)--Saint Mary Parish in Gloucester City continued its 175th-anniversary celebration on Sept. 17 with a Mass honoring the living and deceased students, alumni, faculty and staff of Gloucester Catholic Junior Senior High School and the former Saint Mary Grammar School. Deacon Joseph Rafferty, an alumnus and former teacher at both schools who is now principal of Saint Rose of Lima School in Haddon Heights, preached the homily and spoke lovingly of the many dedicated and passionate educators who walked the school halls and guided students in the faith. The Mass was attended by current and... Read more →

HOME COUNTRY: Just One of Those Crazy Mix-Up...

by Slim Randles It was just one of those crazy mix-ups, you know. Like when one thing goes wrong, it triggers another thing that goes wrong and that sets off a multiplicity of crash-and-burns that are remembered long after people are dead and nations fall to Visigoths and such. That’s what happened with our buddy, Dud. You see, he was there at a time when something was needed, and he stepped forward and assumed the role. It was the high school band, of course. We love them. There aren’t that many of them, but they’re great kids and try hard,... Read more →

Free Atlantic County Flu Vaccinations Start Oct. 3

Atlantic City Casinos on the Boardwalk ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (SEPTEMBER 28, 2023)(CNBNews)--Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson has announced 10 public clinics where residents 18 years and older can receive free flu vaccinations to help protect themselves and others from contracting and spreading the seasonal influenza virus. The clinics, provided by the Atlantic County Division of Public Health, will be held on Tuesdays and Fridays at various locations throughout the county beginning October 3 through October 31. No appointment is needed. “The type and severity of flu viruses may vary from year to year, but a... Read more →

CNB MEDICAL: Migrane Headache Treatment

Thought there was no hope for treating your migraine headaches? Don’t give up. Migraines are headaches with intense pulsing or throbbing pain in one area of the head, along with nausea or vomiting and sensitivity to light and sound. A migraine can last four to 72 hours when untreated. According to the National Institutes of Health, 12% of Americans (about 37 million people) have migraines. These debilitating headaches affect children and adults, and women are three times more likely to have migraines than men (about 18% of women have migraines). About one-third of people with migraines experience an aura –... Read more →

Reasons Why Online Casinos Have Become More Popular

In recent years, the online casino industry has experienced a boom like never before. The explosion of digital technology, combined with unprecedented access to high speed, made online gambling an increasingly popular form of entertainment. Here are some key reasons kasyno online holandia have gained significant popularity and show no signs of slowing down. Convenience and Accessibility Arguably, the advantage of online casinos is the convenience factor. You don't need to dress up or travel to a physical location or a smartphone with an internet connection. You can enjoy the games from the comfort of your home, during a break... Read more →

O'Donoghue, Republican Nominee for AC Sheriff, Calls Out Absent Incumbent Scheffler

Egg Harbor Township (September 27, 2023)(CNBNews)-Joe O’Donoghue, the Republican nominee for Atlantic County Sheriff, released the following statement in response to Democrat Atlantic County Sheriff’s continued absence of leadership, full-time law enforcement, and accountability. Joe O’Donoghue, the Republican nominee for Atlantic County Sheriff “First, during National Night Out, Hope Atlantic County, which shares the same phone number as the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office, both of which are led by Atlantic County Sheriff Scheffler, distributed tax payer funded Narcan within colored draw-sting bags with comic-styled lettering with phrases like “WHAM” and “POW” on them to children. Shocked parents called the Municipal... Read more →

Vineland Man Sentenced to Prsion for Possessing Destructive Device and Explosive Materials

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (SEPTEMBER 26, 2023)– A Cumberland County man was sentenced today to 24 months in prison for possessing a destructive device and explosive materials, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Thomas Petrongio, 64, of Vineland (image courtesy of The Patch) Thomas Petronglo, 64, of Vineland, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Robert B. Kugler to an indictment charging him with one count of possession of a destructive device and one count of unlawful storage of explosives. Judge Kugler imposed the sentence today in Camden federal court. According to documents filed in this case and statements... Read more →

Escapee Mario Che Tiul Arrested in Avondale, PA

Philadelphia, PA — On September 21, 2023, members of the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force arrested Mario Che-Tiul, 34, for escape and related charges, at approximately 1:30 p.m. in the unit block of Gap Newport Pike in Avondale, PA. Che-Tiul and six other inmates escaped a Barry County jail on June 1st, 2023. It is alleged the escapees violently attacked two correctional officers before fleeing. A warrant was issued for Che-Tiul on June 2nd and the fugitive case was delegated to the U.S. Marshals Service Midwest Violent Fugitive Task Force in Missouri. On the morning of September 21st, members of... Read more →

Looters Strike Center City Stores Wednesday Night

PHILADELPHIA, PA (September 27, 2023) – The Philadelphia Police Department is actively responding to a series of incidents of looting that occurred in the Center City area earlier this evening. The events unfolded on 9/26/23 shortly before 8:00 PM, prompting swift and coordinated action by law enforcement. Shortly before 8:00 PM, an increased presence of juveniles was observed roaming in the Center City business corridor of the 9th District. In a proactive measure, officers from the 9th District stopped a group of males dressed in black attire and wearing masks at the intersection of 17th and Chestnut Streets. As officers... Read more →

Wanted by Gloucester Township PD for Lewdness

Munaj K. Robinson is wanted on complaints signed by Gloucester Township Police Detectives for an act of lewdness. His last known address is 30 Loretta Boulevard, Sicklerville, NJ, and he was last seen wearing the clothing depicted in the photo on September 25, 2023. If you know the location of Munaj K. Robinson call the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500, or call our GTPD Anonymous Crime Tip Line: 856-842-5560. To send an Anonymous Tip via Text Message to Gloucester Township Police, text the keyword TIP GLOTWPPD and your tip message to 888777 . You may also click here to... Read more →


TO MAKE PHILADELPHIA DEBUT IN NORTHERN LIBERTIES Philadelphia, PA - The Edgar Allan Poe Speakeasy chilling cocktail experience is coming to Philadelphia for one weekend only on October 12, 13 and 14, 2023. This immersive pop-up dark speakeasy will celebrate the stories of Edgar Allan Poe. Four of his most famous stories will be retold and reimagined by the event's Poe historians. The event's macabre lead mixologist will transform each of those stories into a four-part cocktail experience that is paired with live entertainment and storytelling. The speakeasy will pop-up at the special event space at Craft Hall ( 901... Read more →

Weather Alert:Coastal Flood Advisory until 01AM Thursday

* WHAT...Up to one foot of inundation above ground level is expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. * WHERE...Tidal areas in the New Jersey counties of Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean and southeastern Burlington. * WHEN...Until 1:00 AM Thursday. * IMPACTS...At this level, flooding begins on the most vulnerable roads in coastal and bayside communities, and along inland tidal waterways. Some partial or full road closures are possible. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Water levels will remain elevated into the weekend, with minor or near minor tidal flooding possible with the nighttime high tides on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. * AFFECTED AREAS:... Read more →

Philadelphia Union Eyeing Maiden MLS Cup Glory

With each passing year, the number of franchises yet to get their hands on the MLS Cup grows smaller and smaller. Los Angeles FC’s maiden success in 2022 means that there are now just four teams – Philadelphia Union, New England Revolution, New York Red Bulls, and FC Dallas – who have played in the MLS Cup without getting their hands on the silverware. For Philly, revenge could be a dish best served cold. Los Angeles defeated them in the 2022 final – a titanic collision that Gareth Bale rescued for LA with a 128th-minute equalizer. That broke the hearts... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Culinary Specialist Seaman Isiah Johnson, of Camden City, N.J

PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 8, 2023) Culinary Specialist Seaman Isiah Johnson, from Camden City, N.J., prepares food for sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is underway conducting routine operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Tomas Valdes) Read more →


Philadelphia, PA – Join the fall festivities at Dilworth Park from Friday, October 6 through Sunday, October 8, 2023. The Philadelphia Marketplace Fall Market Weekend, organized by the makers of Philadelphia’s iconic Christmas Village, will pop up along with Center City District’s Harvest Weekend on the first full weekend in October. Hours will be Friday, October 6, 2023: 12:00pm - 8:00pm, Saturday, October 7, 2023: 12:00pm - 8:00pm and Sunday, October 8, 2023: 12:00pm - 6:00pm. Come ready to shop and snack - and celebrate the start of fall in the city. "The Fall Market is the grand finale of... Read more →

CNB Fishing: New Blue Catfish Record in Delaware

DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife has confirmed a new state record blue catfish, the fourth state record of the year for the 2023 Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament. The 42.5-inch, 48-pound, 7.2-ounce blue catfish was caught on cut bait earlier this month by Chris Andrews of Bridgeville, while fishing in the Nanticoke River on his personal boat at night with friends who helped him land his massive catch. “Fishing is a big part of my life – I go out about three times a week, so I guess you’d say I’m an avid fisherman,” said Andrews, noting it was just... Read more →

Symphony in C Begins at Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts November 4 

New York, NY (September 26, 2023) — New Jersey-based professional training orchestra symphony Claunches its 2023-2024 season with its new Music Director, Noam Aviel, on Saturday, November 4, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. Gordon Theater at the Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts in Camden, New Jersey. The concert features Smetana’s Overture from The Bartered Bride, Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4, and Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 18, performed by piano prodigy Harmony Zhu. "I am thrilled to begin this season's musical journey with Symphony in C,” Music Director Noam Aviel said. “We will celebrate with the lively opening of Smetana's The... Read more →

Camden County Offers Naloxone Kits and Training to School Bus Drivers

(Blackwood, NJ) – On Tuesday, the Board of Commissioners joined with law enforcement, public officials, members of the Black Horse Pike Regional School District, and members of the county’s Addiction Awareness Task Force to distribute Naloxone kits to school bus drivers at Triton Regional High School. This is part of the county’s ongoing initiative to make the overdose reversal medication, also known as Narcan, more accessible. “Naloxone is a critical tool in our battle against the opioid and overdose epidemic,” said Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli Jr. “We need to keep this medicine on hand in every corner of our community... Read more →

Flu Shots in Camden County Kickoff in October

(Gloucester Township, NJ) - The Board of Commissioners has scheduled 13 locations for the 2023 Seasonal Influenza Immunization Program. As is the tradition, the program begins at the annual Senior Health Fair, which this year takes place on Oct. 4 at the Voorhees Town Center 2140 Voorhees Town Center in Voorhees, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. “The flu sickens thousands of people each year and it can be a deadly virus in extreme cases. However, we can avoid this illness by getting the flu shot and our Health Department is here to help,” said Commissioner Virginia Betteridge, liaison to... Read more →

Say Hello To Austin, Tilly, Aragon, Lucy and Ethel, Blaze, Ben, Maria, Ben, and Jerry

ANIMALS AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION AT THE GLOUCESTER COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER Say hello to Austin! This cute boy was found as a stray on I-295! He is safe and ready to go to a loving home. He favors women and needs a little time to warm up with men. He is great with dogs and seems to do well with cats. Stop in and meet Austin! Tilly is a 1-year-old bully girl who’s sweet as can be! She loves all people and gets along well with dogs! Like most young dogs, Tilly needs a little leash training. She's just the cutest... Read more →