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December 2023

Gloucester City Family Thankful For Early Christmas Present

Image courtesy of CBSNews Philadelphia GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 26, 2023)(Clearysnotebook)-On Christmas Eve, a local car dealership and a non-profit organization, Wigs and Wishes, teamed up to surprise the Eells family in Gloucester City, NJ. According to CBSNews, Santa led a procession of firetrucks to the family's neighborhood, where they gifted them with a wheelchair-accessible van to help transport their daughter, AnnaMae Eells. The founder of Wigs and Wishes, Martino Cartier, presented the van to the family, saying, "It's yours, AnnaMae. Merry Christmas!" The family was overwhelmed with gratitude and joy at this unexpected and generous gift. AnnaMae was born... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: Trenton Votes fo Fund $15M to Electric School Bus Program

Trenton (December 21, 2023)-- - Today, a crucial electric school bus appropriations bill, A4716/S3044, passed both the Assembly and Senate floor. This bill appropriates the much needed $15 million to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) from the FY2024 General Fund to support the first year of the Electric School Bus Program in New Jersey, and concurs with Gov. Murphy’s Conditional Veto issued on November 27. This bill was on a tight deadline in order to be posted this session and before the end of the calendar year, and today’s votes officially mark its passage just in time so the... Read more →

Pennsauken Resident Charged with the Choking Death of Bradley Niesen

Pennsauken, N.J.- A Pennsauken man has been arrested and charged in the fatal choking of a man on Saturday, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Pennsauken Police Chief Philip Olivo. On December 24, 2023, Tyler Roderick, 31, of Pennsauken was charged by Camden County Prosecutor’s Office detectives and Pennsauken Police with first-degree Aggravated Manslaughter. Roderick was remanded to the Camden County Correctional Facility. On Saturday, December 23, 2023, at approximately 11:31 p.m., Pennsauken Police were dispatched to the 4600 block of High Street. Upon arrival, officers located a deceased male, later identified as 31-year-old Bradley Niesen of Pennsauken.... Read more →

Funeral Services for Retired Pennsauken Police Officer James Shue

UPDATED PENNSAUKEN, NJ (December 26, 2023)-James M. Shue, on December 15, 2023, age 72 years, resident of Pennsauken, NJ. Jim is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Regina (nee Reid), two sons, Jimmy and Brian Shue, one daughter, Amy (Ryan) Berridge, four grandchildren, Anthony, Andrew, Jake, and Jackson Berridge, and one sister, Sally Einwalter. Jim was predeceased by his parents, Elsie and Jim Shue, and his brother Michael Shue. In 1971 Jim became a proud member of the United States Air Force where he became a Sergeant. He then pursued a career in Law Enforcement. He worked for... Read more →

Discover Bingo Apps that Offer Real Cash Wins

Everyone loves the thrill of winning real cash prizes while enjoying a classic game like bingo. While Bingo was initially played offline, its allure had sparked recently due to the rise of online gaming. More and more people can now play this classic game and win real cash from the comfort of their homes. In this blog, we will delve into the fascinating world of bingo apps. We will explore their rise and standout features that make them a perfect and fun way to win real cash. Tracing down the rise of bingo apps The rise of bingo traces back... Read more →

Lewis Johnson, 34, Found Guilty of Killing a 17-Year-Old Pleasantville Resident

MAYS LANDING, NJ – On Tuesday, December 11, 2023, an Atlantic County jury convicted Lewis Johnson, 34, of Pleasantville, NJ of murder for the killing of 17-year-old C.W. on the 2000 block of Blaine Avenue in June of 2020. Johnson drove down to Atlantic City from Easton, Pennsylvania to help his then-girlfriend Shaquana Lewis confront the parents of her daughter’s boyfriend after a physical fight between the kids the night before. But when they arrived at the boy’s house in the early afternoon on June 8, 2020, the defendant, armed with a handgun, ran up the steps at 2009 Blaine... Read more →

Winslow Township Trash Schedule

Winslow Township announces that curbside trash and recycling materials normally picked up on Monday, December 25th will be picked up on Tuesday, December 26th and will continue to be picked up one day late until Saturday December 30th. Those residents scheduled for bulk pick-up this week will have bulk items picked up on Friday, December 29th. This includes items such as mattresses (wrapped), toilets,etc. To learn more please visit Contact Information: Public Works Public Works 609-567-0700 [email protected] Read more →

Noah Wicks of McAlister PA Serving Aboard Guided Missile Destroyer

By Alvin Plexico, Navy Office of Community Outreach MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Chief Petty Officer Noah Wicks, a native of McAlisterville, Pennsylvania, serves aboard USS Carney, currently deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. Wicks serves as an operations specialist and was aboard the ship Oct. 19, when the crew of Carney shot down multiple land attack cruise missiles and unmanned aerial drones launched by Houthi forces in Yemen while the ship was operating in the northern Red Sea. The missiles and drones were believed to be headed toward Israel when Carney intercepted them. “I was the anti-air warfare... Read more →

Tuckahoe Resident Indicted for Leaving the Scene of a Fatal MV Crash

MAYS LANDING, NJ – On Thursday, December 21, 2023, Timothy J. Schellinger, Jr., 44, from Tuckahoe, NJ was indicted by an Atlantic County grand jury for second-degree Leaving the Scene of a Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash. On July 10, 2023, at approximately 9:12 P.M., Jermaine Goines, 51, from Toms River, NJ was struck and killed by a flatbed truck while walking eastbound on Route 40 in Mays Landing, NJ. The truck fled the scene; however, a 9-1-1 caller was able to provide a description of the truck and its direction of travel. Officers from the Hamilton Township Police Department were... Read more →

Consumer Alert: Bewary of U.S. Marshall Scam

Were you contacted by someone pretending to be a U.S. marshal? Report it to the Federal Trade Commission. Tampa, FL – The U.S. Marshals Service, Middle District of Florida, is alerting the public of a significant increase in Florida residents reporting a phone scam involving individuals claiming to be U.S. Marshals or other Federal Officials. These scams are also occurring in other States. During these calls, scammers are sometimes illegally using actual office phone numbers to fraudulently collect money or gain other Personal Identifiable Information (PII) from the victim. The scammers claim to be actual employees of the U.S. Marshals... Read more →

CNBNews Editor's Trial Moved to Jan. 30

UPDATED/CORRECTED By CNB News Staff GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (December 25, 2023)(CNBNews)--On Tuesday, December 19, CNBNews editor William E. Cleary Sr. appeared in Gloucester City Municipal Court to answer two trespassing charges for walking around the Cold Springs Elementary School and one theft charge. He and his son, William E. Cleary Jr., were charged with taking a children's bench on Sunday, October 8. "We thought it was trash," said Cleary Sr. " When I learned that it wasn't trash, I contacted the police. Officer Bennet responded." Cleary said, “As I told the officer the circumstances, he actually laughed and said, “As... Read more →

Maple Shade PD Dense Fog Advisory

WHAT...Visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog. * WHERE...Salem, Gloucester, Camden, Northwestern Burlington, Cumberland, Atlantic, Cape May, Atlantic Coastal Cape May, Coastal Atlantic and Southeastern Burlington. * WHEN...From 11 PM this evening to 10 AM EST Tuesday. * IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility. * AFFECTED AREAS: SALEM ... GLOUCESTER ... CAMDEN ... NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON ... CUMBERLAND ... ATLANTIC ... CAPE MAY ... ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY ... COASTAL ATLANTIC ... SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON Instructions: If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you. Read more →

Capt. Martin Robertson, Wishes Family in Erie, PA Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

DEC 11 By Ashley Craig, Navy Office of Community Outreach MILLINGTON, Tenn. – Sailors help maintain America’s advantage at sea. This means they do not always get to celebrate holidays with their loved ones. Capt. Martin Robertson, an Erie, Pennsylvania, native serving in the United States Navy as commodore of Amphibious Squadron 8, wishes loved ones a happy holiday. “The holidays are a time to get together with loved ones and celebrate as a family,” said Robertson. Robertson wants family back home to know they are missed this holiday season. “I am going to miss you this year, but you... Read more →

Kudos to the Gloucester County Highway Crews

Last week the dedicated South State Crew hit the pavement to enhance our community. They were hard at work on CR 656 Parkville Station Road in West Deptford, focusing on the intersection of Parkville Station and Kings Highway. A shoutout to our public works crews for their tireless efforts in keeping our community safe and sound! Here's a glimpse into their recent endeavors: Roadway Patching Magic: CR 555 Tuckahoe Road in Washington Township CR 694 Monroeville Road in South Harrison Township Our skilled crews worked their patching prowess to ensure smooth and safe travels along these routes. Their commitment to... Read more →

MISSING OMAR SAIFO, of Gloucester Twp.

On December 24, 2023, Omar Saifo was reported missing from the Lakeland section of Gloucester Township. Omar Saifo is a 23-year-old male, approximately 5’11” tall and weighing 180 pounds. He has brown eyes, black hair, a beard and a cut on his right hand. He was last seen wearing black pants, a light blue tshirt with a black logo and black sneakers . He is believed to be in the area of Oaklyn. If anyone has additional information or knowledge of Omar Saifo’s location, please call 9-1-1, the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500 or call the GTPD Anonymous Crime... Read more →


The Yule Log fireplace with a collection of classic and contemporary Christmas songs. Have a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year FROM CNBNews Bill, Connie, and Peyton (woof! woof!)Cleary; Cartoonist Dave Wolfe; Reporter Connie Cleary Woods, Columnist/Reporter Dorothy Philbin; Sports Photograph Bruce Darrow, Travel reporter Nicole Pensiero Read more →

Mississippi State over Rutgers 70-60

NEWARK, N.J. – Rutgers men's basketball fell to Mississippi State in a neutral-site meeting at the Prudential Center in Newark. The Scarlet Knights fell Saturday, 70-60, to Mississippi State, who was ranked as high as No. 21 in the polls this year and is in the receiving votes section of the AP Poll this week. The game was tied at halftime, but MSU took advantage in the second half to capture the win. CNB SPORTS Aundre Hyatt led RU with 18 points, his second-highest scoring output of the season. Derek Simpson tied his career-high with six assists. The Bulldogs improved... Read more →

Seasons Greetings from GTPD Chief Harkins

"As we celebrate this holiday season we are thankful for the people who serve at the Gloucester Township Police Department. We look back at the past year and are proud of the work done to improve safety and public service to the community. We are proud that we achieved the accreditation for our police department and dispatch center through the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police. We were the first agency in the state to achieve the accreditation for both at the same time. We also were proud to be the awarded the Comprehensive Officer Safety and Wellness... Read more →

EYE CARE: What U Need to Know About Cataracts

Keep an eye on your sight. Blurry vision, faded colors and double images can all be symptoms of cataracts—which can be cured. (NAPSI)—By age 80, most people either have cataracts or have had cataract surgery. That’s because most cataracts are the result of natural aging. You may not notice that you have a cataract at first. But over time, they can make your vision blurry or hazy, colors fade, you can’t see well at night, or you may see double images. The good news is that cataract surgery can restore your sight. With a high success rate of more than... Read more →

GTPD RespondS to Large Fight at Highland HS

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (December 23, 2023)(CNBNews)--On Friday December 22, 2023 at approximately 11:48AM the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to Highland High School to assist the School Resource Officer with a large fight. A large number of police officers arrived to find three separate fights in the hallways just prior to dismissal for winter break. The Gloucester Township Police Officers were able to take control of the scene that had over 100 students in the area. One student suffered minor injuries during the fight. At this time all students have been dismissed safely. The incident is currently under investigation by... Read more →

Karen Ferraro, of Marlton, age 75

Marlton, NJ. On December 19, 2023, age 75. Born in Jersey City, NJ she was the daughter of the late Salvatore and Patricia (Roydanca) Ferraro. Karen is survived by her brothers, Salvatore and Michael Ferraro, her housemates and the loving staff and caregivers of Quality Management Associates who cared for her for 20 years at her home on Elmwood Dr. Everyone who knew her was immediately charmed by her. She was a legend at QMA. Even though she did not communicate by speaking, Karen would smile, giggle, and bat her eyes at her staff, friends, and perfect strangers - especially... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: Billions of Dollars Missing in Federal Funds

(The Center Square) – The investigative arm of Congress said Friday that it won't have an estimate of the total amount of fraud in the federal government before the end of the year. In February, U.S. Comptroller General Gene Dodaro told the House Ways and Means Committee the Government Accountability Office could have the first-ever total government-wide fraud estimate by the end of the year. A spokesman for the Government Accountability Office said the report could come out in February 2024. The spokesman didn't have an exact date. The agency is attempting, for the first time, to estimate the total... Read more →

NJMVC Will Be Closed for the Holiday

TRENTON – All New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) facilities, including agencies, road test sites, and inspection stations, will be closed Monday, December 25, 2023, in observance of the state holiday. The website is open all the time, 24/7 – allowing most NJMVC business to be completed online at the customers’ convenience. Customers can access more than 25 online services at the website, including license and registration renewals and replacements, address changes, fee and surcharge payments, personalized and specialty plate requests, and more. New Jersey residents seeking motor vehicle services should always visit the NJMVC website first to utilize... Read more →


Forging a Path: Women Welders Six of the 94 female welding students at Texas State Technical College who are about to enter the primarily male-dominated industry of welding. (Photo courtesy of TSTC.) (NAPSI)—“It is not for the faint of heart,” Erica Bridges said. Bridges is a Welding Technology student at Texas State Technical College (TSTC). She was referring to her field of study and to welding in general. I encourage it, though,” she added. “This is a really good money-making (career). The people that you will meet, they’re just one-of-a-kind people.” In the heavily male-dominated industry of welding, only 5.1%... Read more →

Unibet to Sponsor Free Rides Home on SEPTA’s Broad Street Line Sunday’s Eagles-Giants Game

Free Rides Start at Halftime and continue for Two Hours After Game PHILADELPHIA (December 22, 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 hours post-game or until the last scheduled train departs. Kickoff against the New York Giants at the... Read more →

Jack Cawthon’s Tune, Changed by Cancer

Multiple bouts with cancer and a total laryngectomy have curbed his ability to sing, but not his spirit. Earlier this month, Cawthon strolled through two of his three restaurant locations in one of his signature hats, passing out gifts to employees and customers. BYLINE: By Danny Bonvissuto Newswise — Every December for 15 years, Jack Cawthon picked up his guitar and sang “Holly Jolly Christmas” while he handed out bonus checks and gifts to his employees at Jack’s Bar-B-Que. Multiple bouts with cancer and a total laryngectomy have curbed his ability to sing, but not his spirit. Earlier this month,... Read more →

William Madison, Jr., of Lindenwold and Gloucester City

William J. Madison, Jr., age 70, of Lindenwold, passed away at his home on Saturday December 2, 2023. Bill spent his earlier years in Gloucester and more recently took up residence with his daughter at her home in Lindenwold. He worked as an artist and self employed painter for many years and often donated his time, talent and craft to many, including his Church. Bill loved spending time on the water. He was an avid fisherman and filled many days on his boat. Mr. Madison held his faith dear and had been an active congragant of Hope Church in Voorhees... Read more →

Roadwork to close road in Collingswood

(Lindenwold, NJ) – PSE&G will be working on Haddon Avenue in Collingswood on Wednesday Dec. 27 and Thursday Dec. 28 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily. There will be full road closure of Haddon Avenue between Ferry Avenue and the White Horse Pike. “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 members and debris.” The Camden County Department of... Read more →

Underage Pot and Alcohol Use Has Risen in New Jersey

By Christian Wade | The Center Square contributor Dec 18, 2023 Monkey Business Images | (The Center Square) — New Jersey lawmakers are moving to tighten laws around young people who drink alcohol or use cannabis in public. A proposal, which was narrowly approved along party lines by the state Assembly's Judiciary Committee, would repeal a law that bars criminal penalties and parental notification for underage drinkers and pot smokers. If approved, the measure would authorize police to issue $100 fines and summonses to people under 21 who consume alcohol in public, and a written notification to a parent... Read more →

SEPTA Board Approves Contract Agreement with FOTP Lodge 109

PHILADELPHIA (December 21, 2023) – The SEPTA Board today approved the new contract between SEPTA and FOTP Lodge 109, covering approximately 170 SEPTA Transit Police Officers. Union members voted earlier this week to ratify the three-year agreement, which includes salary increases and maintains health and pension benefits. “I want to thank the SEPTA negotiating team and FOTP leadership for working around the clock to reach an agreement that is fair for all involved,” said SEPTA Board Chairman Pasquale T. Deon Sr. “This contract recognizes the hard work our police officers do every day,” said SEPTA CEO and General Manager Leslie... Read more →

31,323 Unaccompanied Migrant Mexican Children Have Settled Illegally Into NJ

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor Dec 19, 2023 Included in the 1000s of illegal immigrants crossing into the USA on a daily basis are unaccompanied Mexican children headed to the State of New Jersey. According to The Center Square, New Jersey received the seventh greatest number of unaccompanied children. (photo courtesy of The Washington Examiner) (The Center Square) – New Jersey received the seventh greatest number of unaccompanied alien children, primarily arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border of 31,323 since fiscal 2015. The greatest numbers have consistently been sent to the most populous states of Texas, California and... Read more →

Military Studying the Use of Psychedelics for Treatment of PTSD and Head Injuries

American Legion News By Linda F. Hersey/Stars and Stripes DEC 19, 2023 The military will conduct research and clinical trials to determine whether cannabis, magic mushrooms and other psychedelic drugs can treat service members suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury under provisions of the defense spending bill approved by Congress last week. Section 723 of the National Defense Authorization Act, which received final Congressional approval Friday, provides $10 million in research grants for psychedelic-assisted therapies and for “qualified” plant-based alternative therapies that include cannabis. Medical cannabis is legal in 38 states, the District of Columbia and three... Read more →

PHILADELPHIA (25th District): Missing Ameriah Bradford

December 21, 2023 The Philadelphia Police Department needs the public’s assistance in locating a missing person. A 15-year-old Ameriah Bradford was last seen on Tuesday, December 19, 2023, at 7:25 a.m., on the 44XX block of North Marshall Street. She is 4′ 6″, 215 lbs., heavy build, brown eyes and black hair and was last seen wearing a green coat and burgundy sweatshirt. She could be in the area of 55XX block of Old York Road. Anyone with any information on Ameriah’s whereabouts is asked to please contact the East Detective Division at 215-686-3243. Read more →

PHILADELPHIA 1st District: Missing Juvenile Kayla Davis

The Philadelphia Police Department needs the public’s assistance in locating 15-year-old missing juvenile Kayla Davis. Kayla was last seen December 20, 2023, at 8:00 AM on the 21xx block of S. Opal St. She is 4’11”, 115lbs, thin build, and was last seen wearing black Nike tights, stonewashed “Nirvana” sweatshirt, black jacket, grey Ugg boots. She may have boarded the 110 Septa bus to go to Upper Darby High School. Anyone with any information on Kayla’s whereabouts is asked to please contact the South Detective Division at 215-686-3013 or 911. Read more →

Mental Health and Addiction

**Pharmacies are offering FREE Naloxone to individuals over the age of 14. For more information and to find the closest pharmacy to you, Click Here. To view the GIS Map of Camden County, Click Here Office of Mental Health and Addiction The Camden County Office of Mental Health and Addiction receives state and county funding to ensure the availability of treatment services, particularly for the indigent. qualified treatment providers to provide programs that address problems of drug and alcohol abuse. Addiction services include: withdrawal management, inpatient and outpatient services including methadone maintenance, halfway house programs, recovery supports, sober living and... Read more →

Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Won Big in 2023,\

WASHINGTON — As 2023 comes to a close, the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee won big throughout the year. From hard-fought election wins to safeguarding reproductive rights to breakout moments for state legislators, one could argue that the DLCC is the campaign committee with the best winning streak in the country right now. Momentum in the states is undeniable, and the DLCC is poised to turn this year’s victories into critical wins in 2024 and beyond. Our path to the majority strategy outlines our plan to maintain our majorities, flip key chambers, and combat Republican supermajorities in 2024. There’s important work... Read more →

Bruce R. Stainker, age 62, of Gloucester City

Gloucester City, NJ. Suddenly on December 18, 2023, age 62. Born in Camden, NJ he was the son of the late Alvin A. and Doris (Schlotter) Stainker. Bruce is survived by his loving wife, Dayna M. CNBNews graphic file (Carruolo) Stainker; cherished children, Daniel, Luke, Jordan; grandchildren, Owen, Mason, Easton, Kia, Amelia, Jakob and Bailey; brother, Brian Stainker; sisters, Sandy Banks (Al), Tiny Stainker and many nieces and nephews. Bruce had worked for the past 25 years as a HVAC Technician with Sobieski Mechanical in NJ and PA. He loved hunting and collecting coins. Honoring his wishes, there will be... Read more →

Jefferson Washington Township Hospital ED Receives DAISY Team Award

Members of the Jefferson Washington Township Hospital Emergency Department (ED) were recently honored with a DAISY Team Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award was presented in recognition of their commitment to compassionate care and collaborating with nursing to identify and exceed patient needs. The team devoted hours to stabilize a patient and maintained clear communication with the family, while seamlessly attending to other patients. “The team showed extraordinary dedication, prioritizing the urgent situation and skillfully applying their expertise to save a young man's life,” said Diane Juliano, Interim Chief Nursing Officer, Jefferson Health – East Region. “His parents expressed overwhelming... Read more →

CNB Fishing Maryland: Anglers Catching Black Sea Bass, Blue Catfish, Striped Bass, Smallmouth Bass

Maryland Fishing Report – Winter Preview 2023-24 December 20, 2023 Black sea bass are a popular cold-weather species, and can be caught in Maryland waters through December 31. Photo by Monty Hawkins With the start of winter and the end of some fishing seasons, Maryland’s anglers can rest assured that there is plenty of good fishing to be found this season if you know where to look! Forecast Summary: To see the latest water clarity conditions, check Eyes on the Bay Satellite Maps. For more detailed and up-to-date fishing conditions in your area of the Chesapeake Bay, be sure to... Read more →

CNB TRAVEL: This Holiday Season Be Extra Careful On The Roads

Unexpected Driving Hazards: Don’t Get Caught Off-Guard For happier holidays and a safer new year, be extra careful on the roads. (NAPSI)—The holiday season, with its festive spirit, family gatherings, and vacation plans, can also include some unexpected driving challenges—but you can still navigate them safely. How to Drive Down Your Risk Here’s a rundown of unanticipated driving hazards of the fall and winter holidays and how to tackle them. 1. Distractions Galore: The holiday season can be distracting with dazzling light displays, roadside decorations, and parades. While they add to the festive spirit, they can divert your attention. Solution?... Read more →

CNB Pet News: Veterinarian’s Top Tips for a Safe, Festive Holiday Season with Pets

PETS AND PEOPLE by Dr. Whitney Miller, DVM, MBA, DACVPM (NAPSI)—Pet parents across the country are gearing up to spread holiday cheer with their favorite furry family members. Whether cuddling by the fire with your cat, tossing snowballs for your dog or sprucing up your small pet’s habitat with seasonal décor, you can make every moment merry with your pets all season long with these essential tips: • Find value all season long: Petco’s Merry Makings collection has everything pets and pet parents need to make the season easy, affordable and special. Stock up on gifts under $10 including tennis... Read more →

HOME COUNTRY: The Baron of the Bunkhouse, Windy Wilson Visits Sarah's Bookstore

By Slim Randles Now before you can sneak away, here comes that pharaoh of the feed-store, that baron of the bunkhouse, that titan of the tack room …Windy Wilson. Well, t’other day I meandurated around town until I crept in to Sarah’s bookstore. You know the one. Has that sign on them bookshelves says “Love and other Fiction.” Been meanin’ to ask her ‘bout that one a these days. Oh, Alphonse Wilson here ‘course. Well, Miz Sarah shore is a sweetie and I like droppin’ on in there ever now and then. Wellsir, this day, I was huntin’ a Farmer’s... Read more →

Circuit Trails Network Nears 50 Percent Completion

SECURES $41.7 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR TRAIL PROJECTS IN 2023 More than 393 miles of the planned 836-mile multi-use trail network in Greater Philadelphia and southern New Jersey are now complete Goal of achieving 500 miles by 2025 is within reach PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 19, 2023) – The Circuit Trails Coalition marks 2023 as a successful year of trail progress for the Circuit Trails network. With eight miles added this year, the planned network of more than 836 miles of trails in the Greater Philadelphia and southern New Jersey region now includes more than 393 miles of open trails—bringing the entire... Read more →


(Camden, NJ) – The Camden County Police Department is looking for a missing 16-year-old from Whitman Park. HE has been reported missing from his home on the 1700 block of Cope Street. He is described as a black male, 5’7”, 140 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He is believed to be wearing a black hoodie, gray sweatpants and black sneakers. He is known to frequent Whitman Park, the 1300 block of Sayres Avenue and South 4th Street. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the CCPD tip line at (856) 757-7042. Read more →


(Camden, NJ) – The Camden County Police Department is looking for a missing adult from Fairview. Windell Rusell, 26, has been reported missing from his home on the 2800 block of Hull Road. He is described as a black male, 5’9”, 160 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He is believed to be wearing a navy blue hoodie, black jeans, black and white Nike sneakers and a green Eagles hat. He is known to frequent Fairview. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the CCPD tip line at (856) 757-7042. Read more →

CNB Traffic Alert: South I-295/Al-Jo's Curve Closed and Detour Tonight

Overnight closures are necessary to repair attenuators (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound, also known as Al-Jo's Curve, is scheduled to be closed tonight for guiderail and attenuator repairs as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. The I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound will be closed beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, December 20 until 5 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, December 21. The right lane on I-295 southbound also will be closed after Exit 28/Route 168. All motorists... Read more →

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Christmas Eve Falls on Sunday, Catholics Need to Attend Two Masses this Year

by OSV News December 19, 2023 “Pick 1,” directs a guide printed in the parish bulletin of St. Joseph Church in York, Pennsylvania. The command in the graphic is listed twice, over two columns: The first lists Mass times for the fourth Sunday of Advent, the second lists Christmas Mass times. The takeaway: No single Mass fulfills both a Catholic’s Sunday obligation and the Saint Mary's RC Church, Gloucester City CNBNews photo file Christmas obligation. Because they are different liturgical days – even if they overlap on the calendar – they require attendance at different Masses. Typically, Mass celebrated at... Read more →