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

Cycling Events in Kent in 2023

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

It's That Time Again: Annual Dune Grass Planting

On Saturday, April 22nd, 2023, (rain date Sunday, April 23rd), Avalon will hold its annual Spring Volunteer Dune Grass Planting. All the members of your organization or school are encouraged to participate. Past volunteers agree it is a rewarding and enjoyable experience. Volunteers will meet at Avalon Community Hall, 30th Street, and Avalon Avenue, at 8:30 a.m. at which time a brief planting demonstration will be given. After the Dune Grass planting, there will be... Read more →

*16th Annual Ferry Brother’s Memorial Golf Outing

In Loving Memory of Harry, Franny, and Jim E. Ferry Sr. Dear Friend, We are writing to you regarding our upcoming golf outing. This year will be our 16th annual tournament and because of the generosity of businesses like yours, it has continued to grow and thrive. r. Harry, Jim, and Franny We started this outing in memory of Jim E. Ferry Sr., who passed away in 2006 after a short battle with cancer.... Read more →


THE SKIRMISH RETURNS TO HADDONFIELD ON JUNE 3, 2023 Revolutionary War Reenactment Brings South Jersey’s Colonial History to Life in Day-Long Event Haddonfield, NJ (January 3, 2023) – Today, Haddonfield’s popular revolutionary war reenactment and colonial festival announced the date for its annual event: The Skirmish will take place on June 3, 2023. The Skirmish brings history books to life with a day of Revolutionary War soldiers, horses, clashes between colonists and redcoats, family friendly... Read more →

*PBA Local 30 Corn Hole Tournament April 29

MAGNOLIA, NJ(CNBNewsnet)--Join PBA Local 30 for the 1st Annual CornHole Tournament Saturday, April 29, starting at 1 PM. Registration begins at 12 noon. The event organizers are also looking for business sponsors. If you want to make a monetary donation or donate a basket toward the Chinese auction, please email Money from this fundraiser helps Local 30 support community programs and events. Read more →


WITH WEEKLY TRIBUTE CONCERT SERIES WITH THE HITS OF THE 80S, 90S AND BEYOND * New Music Room to Hold 300 and will kick off with weekly tribute band series to bring the days of MTV, cassettes, big hair and bigger guitars back in a big way * Philadelphia, PA - FCM Hospitality is thrilled to announce exciting changes coming to Craft Hall - starting with the launch of Craft Hall Live which kicks off... Read more →

DNREC-Sponsored Christina River Watershed Cleanup April 22; VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Registration Open for Event in New Castle County As part of the 2023 Earth Month celebration in April, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will join the Christina Conservancy and the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary to mobilize volunteers to pick up trash in northern Delaware during the annual Christina River Watershed Cleanup CNBNews graphic file The cleanup will be held from 8 to 11 a.m., Saturday, April 22 at 12 sites... Read more →

UPDATED 3-5-23

CNBNews Town Crier: South Jersey March Events and Meetings

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 5, 2023)--Listed below are the various meetings and activities scheduled for Gloucester City and other communities during the month of March 2023. If you would like your meeting or event announced send it to Lawnside Borough Councilman Robert Lee will discuss the impact of the New Jersey Turnpike Authority's widening project on Lawnside and the Peter Mott House Underground Railroad Museum at the March 9 Historical Society meeting at 7... Read more →


Pine Hill, NJ- Join us on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, in partnership with Maryville, the Volunteers of America Delaware Valley, and the Pine Hill Police Department as together we will be hosting the next OPERATION HELPING HAND COMMUNITY IMPACT SERIES in Pine Hill at the Mansion Apartments. The Operation Helping Hand Community Impact Series events are designed to address an individuals’ personalized needs as we fulfill our commitment to assisting Camden County residents who are... Read more →

SEPTA Ready for Philadelphia Flower Show Return to Pennsylvania Convention Center

Extra Service to Run on Regional Rail; Convenient Connections from Subway, Bus & Trolley PHILADELPHIA (March 2, 2023) – For the first time in two years, the Philadelphia Flower Show is returning to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, and SEPTA can help show goers welcome spring and experience “The Garden Electric.” The show kicks off Saturday, March 4 and runs through March 12. Extra Service On Saturday and Sunday – March 4 and 5, as well... Read more →

Tonight St. Mary's Parish Shamrock Festival

Shamrock Celebration FRIDAY, March 3, 2023 - 6:00 PM, Tickets: $30 MSGR. Edward B Lucitt Parish Hall (Gloucester Catholic Gymnasium) 333 Ridgeway Street Gloucester City...Honoring Monsignor William Hodge **Entertainment Featuring: The Susan and Gerard Band, with Susan Gillespie, the “Sweetheart of Mayo” with a special performance by the Jordan Hunt School of Irish Dance **Ticket price includes a delicious traditional Irish dinner, as well as dessert selection and beer and wine! Spirits are cash bar.... Read more →

*Comment Restrictions: You Must Provide A Working Email Address/Name Will Be Published comment rules, subject to change. We no longer accept comments with an anonymous name. No further comments will be published with just a first name or with a made up name. Your submitted remark must contain your full name and a working email address. If you believe in what you wrote you should be willing to back it up with your full name. We feel that people, who in the past were able to... Read more →

Alzheimer’s Awareness Presentation: Impact of Alzheimer’s in the Community 

February is the month we celebrate Valentine’s Day, Black History Month and American Heart Month. As such, we’re offering a series of programs to educate you on the brain and heart connection, among other topics. Take part in education in the way that meets your needs—virtually, in person or on demand. A selection of upcoming programs is listed below with the full list available at Review the options and register today. FEBRUARY PROGRAMS Alzheimer’s... Read more →

*Gcity's Mayor Community Prayer Breakfast Tickets $15

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 2, 2023)--The Mayor's Community Prayer Breakfast, sponsored by the Gloucester City Ministerium and the Gloucester City 400th Celebration Committee, will be held on Saturday, January 28. The event is being held at Elizabeth's Ballroom, Highland Blvd., and Sylvan Avenue starting at 9 AM. Tickets are $15. Read more →

Cooper University Health Care to hold virtual hiring events

(Camden CITY, NJ) – Cooper University Health Care in conjunction with the Camden County One Stop Career Resource Center will be holding a virtual hiring event on Friday, Jan. 27 and Wednesday, Feb. 1, to recruit for a variety of positions. On Friday, recruitment will be for clinical practice specialists, licensed practical nurses and medical assistants/medical practice assistants. On Wednesday, recruitment will focus on patient service representatives and customer service positions. “Cooper University Health Care... Read more →

Porsche Club of America Boardwalk Reunion Car Show; GHS Alum Wayne Fleger's Car One of the Top Auto's on Display

OCEAN CITY, NJ (January 26, 2023)(CNBNewsnet)--The Porsche Club's third annual Reunion on the Boardwalk took place on October 15, 2022. The event is run by members of the Porsche Club of America (130,000 members largest single marque car club in the world). The Porsche 356 Registry owns Porsches 1949 to 1965 models. Wayne Fleger, a former Gloucester City resident and a graduate of Gloucester High School, Class of 62, was among those displaying their vintages.... Read more →

Video: Twas the Night Before Christmas

source Clement Moore, the author of the poem Twas the night before Christmas, was a reticent man and it is believed that a family friend, Miss H. Butler, sent a copy of the poem to the New York Sentinel who published the poem. The condition of publication was that the author of Twas the night before Christmas was to remain anonymous. The first publication date was 23rd December 1823 and it was an immediate... Read more →


* Our Neck of the Woods is on display now through January 7th as part of LumiNature * Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia Zoo's winter light show spectacular LumiNature is not only bringing more than a million sparkling lights to the holiday season, but showcasing the creativity and spirit of its closest neighborhood groups in West Philadelphia to create a one-of-a-kind display inspired by the animal kingdom. In "Our Neck of the Woods," guests can explore... Read more →

Annual WXTU Toy Truck Parade Saturday

COLLINGSWOOD, NJ --(CNBNewsnet)--The Board of Commissioners will join 92.5 WXTU and community members on Saturday, December 17, for the 23rd annual WXTU Toy Truck Parade. This charity event collects toys for the Liberty USO and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Camden County. The event begins at 11:30 AM. CNBNews graphic file “We look forward to this event every year, as it's an amazing opportunity to spread some holiday cheer to children in need,” said... Read more →

Birthday Wishes to Jim DiMore!

And Happy Wedding Anniversary to Jim and Karen

Jim and Karen (image courtesy of The Philadelphia Inquirer) BROOKLAWN, NJ (December 15, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Happy Birthday to Jim DiMore, the longtime owner of Lipkins Pharmacy, Brooklawn, who celebrated his 73rd birthday on Wednesday, December 14. Jim and his wife, Karen, closed their pharmacy in May 2020 after serving the public for 36 years. Wednesday was also the couple's 28th wedding anniversary. Read more →

Gloucester City's Annual Winter Wonderland Program

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--(CNBNewsnet)--The City of Gloucester City will present its annual Winter Wonderland program on Thursday, December 8, starting at 6:30 PM. There will be a Santa Ride Procession with fire trucks starting at Fire Headquarters on King Street down Monmouth Street towards Johnson Blvd. On Saturday, December 10, from 3 PM to 7 PM, there will be family fun and many food trucks at Proprietors Park, King Street. Read more →

VIDEO: The Problems Children Experience from Living in Fatherless Homes

"Six men have fathered 87 children with 50 different women. Children who come from fatherless homes are five times more likely to commit suicide, 32 times more likely to run away, 20 more times to have a behavioral problem, 14 more times to commit rape, 10 more times more likely to abuse drugs," said TV talk show hostesses Iyania. TV talk show hostesses Iyania did a show on the number of children who have no... Read more →

Non-Citizens Eligible for Driver Licenses in NJ

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Calling it “smart and good” for New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill that will allow those with undocumented immigration status to obtain professional licenses if they meet all of the requirements. Murphy held a virtual bill signing on Facebook that includes sponsors and representatives from Make the Road NJ, an immigrant advocacy organization. The bill will apply to the half a million... Read more →

Dunkin` Deptford Celebrates Customer Appreciation Day

DEPTFORD, NJ--Dunkin’ celebrated the Deptford, NJ community and guests with a Customer Appreciation Day! On Wednesday, November 30, the Deptford Dunkin’, located at 1399 Delsea Drive, offered the first 100 guests in line Free Coffee for Year giveaways starting at 9 a.m. The celebration also included a Free Medium Hot or Iced Coffee offer from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., the Dunkin’-branded prize wheel, Dunkin’-branded giveaways, Dunkin’s mascot, Cuppy, music, and more! At 10 a.m.,... Read more →

BANKSY WAS HERE: Exhibition Runs Dec. 3 to Jan. 31

photo provided Philadelphia, PA – Banksy Was Here: The Exhibition, an "unauthorized" Banksy exhibition, opens at Philadelphia Fashion District this Saturday, December 3, 2022 and runs through January 31, 2023. Don’t miss its arrival and debut in Philadelphia! The experience will plunge visitors into the universe of the enigmatic Bristol-born street artist, offering an incredible journey featuring over 80 genuine and certified artworks from private collections. This experience and collection will make its world premiere... Read more →

What is dice crypto and how does it work?

Dice crypto is a type of encryption that uses random numbers to create encrypted text. This text can only be read by someone who has the corresponding decryption key. This makes it a very secure form of encryption, as even if someone manages to get their hands on the encrypted text, they won't be able to read it without the key. How to buy dice crypto? Cryptocurrencies are digital or virtual tokens that use cryptography... Read more →

Holiday Bazaar in Camden City, Saturday, Dec. 3

CAMDEN CITY NJ --Join Camden Special Services District and Idea Center For The Arts on December 3rd for a Holiday Bazaar with vendors and live music. For more info, visit Eventbrite: Read more →


Gloucester Catholic's 17th Annual Basket Auction Set for April 20, 2023: Please Support Our Fundraiser for Ram Students! GCHS is so excited to announce the 17th Annual Maroon & Gold Basket Auction on April 20th, 2023. This fundraiser solely benefits the students of Gloucester Catholic Junior Senior High School. We need your help, and no gift/contribution is too small. We have set up an easy sign-up with a variety of options. Once you decide on... Read more →

CNB Business News: KOP Grill & Tavern Launches Winter Menu

Featuring Comfort Foods & ‘Winter Warmer’ Cocktails on National Comfort Food Day, December 5th KING OF PRUSSIA, PA (CNBNewsnet)--Chef Daniel Waller of KOP Grill & Tavern is introducing a winter menu, focused on foods that are known to be comforting during the colder months to celebrate National Comfort Food Day, Monday, December 5th. The seasonal menu will feature Pot Roast with Mashed Potatoes ($24), Homemade Meatloaf with Mash Potatoes and Green Beans topped with Brown... Read more →

IT'S BACK! Cranford's Home for the Holidays House Tour

CRANFORD, NJ --Cranford’s Annual Home for the Holidays House Tour is back. The self-directed tour features five beautiful homes lovingly decorated for the holidays, on Sunday, December 4 - from 12 to 4 pm. Attendees will be guided through each home, where volunteers share information on the special details of each one. “The club is excited to bring the House Tour back as an important fundraiser for scholarships and for Project Home. The Tour is... Read more →

Gloucester City Police Dept. and PBA Local 40 Spreading Christmas and Holiday Cheer

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 28, 2022)--The Gloucester City Police Department and Gloucester City PBA Local 40 want to spread Christmas and Holiday cheer throughout Gcity! Beginning December 12, an officer from each shift will be surprising one resident each night with a small prize for the best-decorated house! The contest will last for 12 nights until December 23. They hope to share the winner from each night to show off some of the best-decorated homes... Read more →

CNB Business News: Philadelphia's Original Christmas Pop-Up Bar Tinsel Lights Up Center City...

...WITH ALL NEW HOLIDAY INSTALLATIONS, CHRISTMAS COCKTAILS AND SANTA GRITTY Tinsel Christmas Pop-Up Bar Black Friday to New Year's Eve 116 S. 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19107 Philadelphia, PA - Teddy Sourias and Craft Concepts Group announce the return of Tinsel Christmas Pop-up Bar at 116 S. 12th Street, Philadelphia. The mad elves from Tradesman's, BRU Craft & Wurst, Blume, U-Bahn, Uptown Beer Garden, Kontrol, Sueno and Finn McCool's Ale House have spent months... Read more →

DNREC Agencies Team Up for Toys for Tots Program

Delaware Natural Resources Police Collect Toys as Holiday Gifts for Delaware Children To kick off the holiday season, Delaware Natural Resources Police operating within the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control once again are teaming up with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program to provide toys as gifts for children in local communities. The Toys for Tots program collects new, unwrapped toys suitable for boys and girls of all ages and... Read more →

Santa Claus is Comin' to Philadelphia on SEPTA

Annual Tradition Continues with Free Ride from NRG Station on Special ‘Santa Express’ Train PHILADELPHIA (November 22, 2022) – The SEPTA ‘Santa Express’ - powered by Penn Medicine - returns for its 31st year to kick off the holiday season in Center City, Philadelphia, on Friday, November 25. “SEPTA is excited to kick off the holiday season with the Santa Express,” said SEPTA CEO and General Manager Leslie S. Richards. “We are honored to be... Read more →

CNB Entertainment News: ArtPride New Jersey Releases Holiday Gift Guide Featuring Upcoming Events

Discover Jersey Arts spotlights live theater, art, and musical performances happening this holiday season. Burlington, N.J. – November 21, 2022 – ArtPride New Jersey, the state’s largest arts service organization, has released its holiday gift guide, featuring upcoming in-person events throughout the Garden State. From Cape May to Paterson, the guide curates festive holiday experiences from theatres, museums, dance companies and galleries. The initiative is dedicated to increasing awareness and participation in the arts in... Read more →

Reasons to be Thankful

I AM THANKFUL for the wife who says it's hot dogs tonight because she is home with me, and not out with someone else. ...for the husband on the sofa being a couch potato because he is home with me and not out at the bars. ...for the teenager complaining about doing dishes because it means she is at home, not on the streets. ...for the taxes, I pay because it means I am employed.... Read more →

Weather for Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Almost Perfect

Weather for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will be a '9.5 out of 10' Recent years have been among the windiest and coldest Thanksgivings on record in New York City, but those will feel like a distant memory on Thursday morning. AccuWeather Global Weather Center – November 23, 2022 – The annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is a New York City tradition that dates back to 1924 and signals the start of the holiday season across... Read more →

CNB Entertainment NEWS: Resorts Casino Hotel ups the Ante this Holiday Season

The Candy Cane Lounge Pop-Up Bar is now open at Bar One; A Toys for Tots Fundraiser returns on December 9th, Motown Forever performs on NYE and the Annual Polar Bear Plunge favors the bold on New Year’s Day; Advantageous gaming giveaways take center-stage throughout the Holiday season as well CNB ENTERTAINMENT NEWS ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (November 21, 2022) –The holiday spirit is alive and well at Resorts Casino Hotel as a variety of special... Read more →

WinterFest Ice Skating returns to Cooper River Friday

(Cherry Hill, NJ) – The Board of Commissioners is excited to announce the WinterFest Ice Skating Rink opening at Cooper River Park for the 2022-2023 season. WinterFest officially opens on Friday, Nov. 25, and will be open Thursday through Sunday until Feb. 26, 2023. “Winterfest provides a wonderful opportunity for active outdoor recreation at one of the state’s most iconic and celebrated parks, Cooper River Park. I hope the Camden County community can enjoy ice... Read more →

Amazon Scams You Need To Be Aware Of

We've all gotten that email, text or call masquerading as Amazon. But something always feels... not right. Have you ever received a text claiming you've won a raffle or that there's been suspicious activity on your Amazon account? The only suspicious activity here is the message itself—because it's a scam. If you believe you've been getting more spammy calls, emails and texts recently, don't worry! You're not alone. According to a report by The Federal... Read more →

Veterans Strengthening America:


By Vincent J. “Jim” Troiola American Legion National Commander Team Rubicon offered the labor and expertise. Team American Legion offered shelter and infrastructure. This community of veterans has had a major impact on relief operations for Floridians reeling from the devastating blows inflicted by Hurricanes Ian and Nicole. Charlie Seiler is a Vietnam veteran and member of American Legion Post 103 in Punta Gorda, Fla. His house was badly damaged by Ian and covered with... Read more →

AccuWeather Meteorologists Give The Scoop on Thanksgiving Travel

Thanksgiving travel: Where AccuWeather meteorologists say ‘intense’ weather could cause problems Over 54 million Americans will be traveling for Thanksgiving this year, and stormy weather could cause chaos for last-minute travelers in one part of the nation. Passengers stand beneath an electronic signboard in New York's Penn Station as they wait to board a train, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) AccuWeather Global Weather Center – November 15, 2022 – More than 54 million... Read more →


Bits and Pieces, Here and There

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Columnist GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Novemeber 16, 2022)--Texas Governor Greg Abbott has announced that he will start sending buses of illegal immigrants to 30th Street Station. No date has been given but it is believed that the buses may arrive tonight (Tuesday) or Wednesday morning. New Jersey is declaring the single-use plastic and paper bag ban to be a complete success after six months. However, the only factor they are counting is... Read more →

Influencer Marketing on Instagram: How to Cooperate with the Best Influencers for Your Business

Are you considering employing influencers to grow your business presence on Instagram? The Instagram Influencer industry is lucrative and ever-growing, from paid posts to collaborative campaigning. Using Influencers for your business can be a game changer in your Instagram marketing plan. It can help you grow brand loyalty and acquire more enthusiastic fans. It can be far more profitable than investing in short-term quality solutions like buying cheap Instagram followers and engagement. Who Are Instagram... Read more →

What To Search For If You Want To Know If An Online Casino Is Secure We can honestly say that online casino games, like the ones you can find at the joker casino, are rather popular today. Many people play them, both young and old. The many games people can play today are definitely the reason why so many people love online casinos. If you are also one of those people, but you are a newbie, you may be wondering how to find a secure casino. That is one... Read more →


One Big Happy Life has 217,000 YouTube subscribers and millions of views. After graduating from Yale Law, Founder Scarlett Cochran worked as a banking and consumer finance attorney for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. She has also served her country with the Marine Corps. Cochran built her dream life after starting off as a single teen mom living below the poverty... Read more →

Camden County News

New Jersey Awarded Millions in LIHEAP Funding Congressman Donald Norcross announced that New Jersey was awarded $153.3 million in funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance program (LIHEAP). Administered through the Administration for Children and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this funding will help low-income individuals and families pay for home heating costs this winter and cover unpaid utility bills. These funds will also help families make cost-effective home... Read more →


GLOUCESTER CITY (November 4, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)-- Missing puppy. Please help us find her. Her name is Moppet. She ran out the front door towards the 42/295 ramp off Market Street. CALL 856-831-9919 OR 856-287-6714 source NEXTDOOR NEIGHBOR Read more →