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DOWN THE SHORE:Atlantic Shores South Reaches Pivotal Milestone in Federal Review

Draft Environmental Impact Statement released for project estimated to create 3,100 jobs, produce $1.9 billion in economic impact, and generate enough clean energy to power 637,000 homes TRENTON – The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) this week announced the release of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the proposed Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind South Project (Atlantic Shores South). The DEIS marks a crucial step in the project’s federal review, the culmination of... Read more →

Samaritan’s Annual Golf Tournament Drive FORE!

A Good Cause Set for June 26, 2023, Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available Mount Laurel, NJ – “Drive FORE! A Good Cause,” Samaritan’s annual golf tournament, presented by The Richardson Family Dealerships, will take place on Monday, June 26, 2023 at Little Mill Country Club in Marlton. Registration opens at 10 a.m., with a shot-gun start at 11:15 a.m. All proceeds from the event will support the not-for-profit’s comprehensive family of services, which benefit seriously ill... Read more →

SONIC Drive-In Donates to Local Area Schools this Teacher Appreciation Month

In May, SONIC donated $1.5 million to support local education across the country OKLAHOMA CITY (CNBNews) - In honor of May's Teacher Appreciation Month, SONIC Drive-In's SONIC Foundation donated $1.5 million to match all public contributions made to requests on DonorsChoose, a national nonprofit that allows individuals to donate directly to public school classroom requests submitted by teachers. As part of SONIC's ongoing Limeades for Learning initiative, the $1.5 million donation matched 50 percent of... Read more →

Atlantic City Police Arrest Stabbing Suspect, Charged with Attempted Murder

ATLANTIC CITY NJ (June 1, 2023)(CNBNews)--The Atlantic City Police Department arrested a male after stabbing a woman multiple times during an altercation. image source Atlantic City Police Dept. On June 1, 2023, at 8:07 AM, patrol officers responded to an apartment complex in the 3800 block of Atlantic Avenue in reference to an assault. Arriving officers located a female, 26, suffering from stab wounds. Officer Thomas Gilardi began to render aid to the victim before... Read more →

ALERT: GCOEM Releases Statement Re: Forest Fires in Bass River and Medford

GLOUCESTER COUNTY, NJ (June 3, 2023)(CNBNews)--The Gloucester County Office of Emergency Management released the following statement pertaining to the forest fire in Bass River State Forest and in Medford. An unfortunate forest fire is consuming over 5,000 acres of the Bass River State Forest, while a second fire has already consumed over 120 acres in Medford Twp., both in Burlington County. Current wind conditions are causing a lot of smoke and odors to drift into... Read more →

tip411 SPOTLIGHT Helps Police Communicate with the Public

In response to renewed focus by law enforcement agencies across the country on building and maintaining meaningful relationships with the communities they serve, tip411 announced the launch of its newest product: tip411 INSIGHT. In addition to its existing line of products that help law enforcement engage residents and community members of all ages, our newest product, tip411 INSIGHT provides innovative functionality that allows agencies to create unlimited customized surveys to gain essential insight on any... Read more →

Atlantic City Police Arrest Juvenile for Pointing Weapon at House

Laser Beam on House Leads to Arrest, Weapon Recovered For Immediate Release: June 1, 2023 The Atlantic City Police Department arrested a juvenile armed with a handgun after pointing the weapon at a residence. source Atlantic City Police On May 30, 2023 at 11:31 PM, Officer John Bell was in the 600 block of Kentucky Avenue when he observed a group of individuals and observed a laser beam being pointed at a residence. Officer Bell... Read more →

NJ Muslim Officers Society Participate In Atlantic City's Chai With A Cop

CORRECTION photo provided ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (May 22, 2023)(CNBNews)--The New Jersey Muslim Officers Society and members from @AtlanticCityPD ,@NJOHSP, and @NJSP participated in Atlantic City’s first Chai With A Cop. Members answered questions about the roles of the various law enforcement agencies in attendance, recruiting, and future outreach initiatives. New Jersey Muslim Officers Society is New Jersey's first and the Nation's second fraternal organization representing American Muslim Law Enforcement Officer Read more →

Taxpayers Fund Youth Boxing Programs in Trenton and Atlantic City; 40 Kids Will Benefit

TRENTON — Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and New Jersey State Athletic Control Board (SACB) Commissioner Larry Hazzard Sr. today announced the selection of a Trenton boxing gym and mentoring program to receive grant funding to operate an amateur boxing program for youth in the city, and funding to restart a youth boxing program in Atlantic City previously funded by the Office. The Ike Williams Boxing Academy in Trenton will receive $65,000 to launch a... Read more →

Mayor Marty Small Sr. Scholarship Announced

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (May 10, 2023)(CNBNEWS)--City of Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small, Sr., during a news conference outside Atlantic City High School, announced the details of the historic “Mayor Marty Small, Sr. Scholarship” that will initially be awarded to 100 Atlantic City residents. The first 50 scholarships of $10,000 each ($5,000 per semester) will go to current Atlantic City High School seniors who live in Atlantic City. An additional 50 scholarships of $10,000 each ($5,000... Read more →

Atlantic City Cops Arrest Man with Large Quantity of Cash/Drugs

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (MAY 14, 2023)( May 8, 2023, an investigation in the area of the first block of south Texas Avenue resulted in an arrest of a male and recovery of a large number of drugs and cash. At 11:26 AM, Detectives Christopher Dodson and Alberto Valles and Officers Troy Grams and Latray Butcher were conducting surveillance in the area of the first block of South Texas Avenue when they observed Antoyane McCall holding... Read more →

Pleasantville Man Arrested in Atlantic City with Handgun and Illegal Drugs

ATLANTIC CITY--(MAY 11, 2023)(CNBNEWS)--On May 6, 2023, a car stop led to the arrest of a Pleasantville man and the recovery of a handgun and drugs. At 9:52 AM, detectives of the Atlantic City Police Department’s Special Investigations Section were on roving patrol when they observed a vehicle, driven by Jonathan Lopez, commit several traffic violations. Detectives attempted to initiate a car stop in the 2800 block of Pacific Avenue, but the vehicle continued westbound... Read more →

TCNJ Wins High Scoring Game Against Kean, Lions NJAC Champs for 11th Time

photo provided UNION, NJ (May 8, 2023)--- The College of New Jersey hung on for a 12-9 win in the NJAC Baseball Championship winner-take-all game, capping off a wild high-scoring day between the fifth-seeded Lions and second-seeded Kean. With the win, the Lions are NJAC champions for the 11th time in program history and first since 2019. The Lions needed one win on Monday for the conference trophy as they entered the day as the... Read more →

Lower Township PD Issue Warnings About ATVs & Off-Road Dirt Bikes

LOWER TOWNSHIP, NJ (February 11, 2023)(CNBNewsnet)--Lower Township Police are cautioning ATVs (all-terrain vehicles) and off-road dirt bike enthusiasts about the rules and regulations regarding their vehicles. Police have received several complaints about using these vehicles on roadways and on private property. Lower Township Police advise we will take a zero-tolerance approach to enforce all rules regarding these and other non-traditional street vehicles. Lower Township Police will be issuing applicable citations in accordance with New Jersey... Read more →

Atlantic City Electric Reinforcing Local Energy Grid & Infrastructure

Infrastructure projects to build a smarter, stronger and cleaner energy grid, result in lowest frequency of customer outages ever MAYS LANDING, N.J. (Feb. 7, 2022) — Atlantic City Electric’s efforts to reinforce the local energy grid, add new technology and smart devices and target projects to increase resiliency has resulted in customers experiencing the lowest frequency of electric outages ever in 2022. Work performed by the company to modernize and upgrade the grid against increasingly... Read more →

Resorts Casino Hotel Presents MICHAEL JACKSON TRIBUTE

Taking place in the Superstar Theater, guests are in for the #1 Michael Jackson tribute show, performed by Jalles Francia ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (December 16, 2022) – All of the iconic moves and singing talent of the legendary Michael Jackson will be on full display on Saturday, February 18th at 8:00pm at the Superstar Theater when Jalles Francia takes the stage. Francia is an award-winning Michael Jackson impersonator who has thrilled audiences across the globe.... Read more →

Cape May Coast Guard Recruits To Spend Christmas With South Jersey Families

CAPE MAY, N.J. — U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May and the American Red Cross will place approximately 250 Coast Guard recruits with South Jersey families for Christmas as part of Operation Fireside, resuming the in-home part of the program after the suspension the last two years due to COVID. Operation Fireside has placed recruits with South Jersey families during the holiday season since 1981. During the rigorous basic training program, it allows recruits... Read more →

Ring in the New Year at Resorts Casino Hotel

Ring In 2023 at Resorts Casino Hotel Say goodbye to 2022 with a week of action-packed nightlife, live entertainment, promotions, and more beginning Wednesday, December 28th ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (December 20, 2022) – Take your New Year's Eve 2023 celebration to the next level with the Endless Midnight celebration at Resorts Casino Hotel. Four days of festivities will take place across Resorts Casino Hotel, bringing guests the best promos, show-stopping entertainment, delicious dining specials, and... Read more →

Lower Township Rotary Club Christmas Parade

On Saturday, December 10, 2022, the Lower Township Rotary will be hosting their 40th Annual Christmas Parade along Bayshore Road. The parade starts at 6:00 p.m. from Breakwater Plaza, at Breakwater and Bayshore Roads. From there, the parade will proceed Southbound onto Bayshore Road, to Rosehill Parkway in North Cape May and end at approximately 9:00 p.m. CNBNews graphic file Motorists are advised to avoid this area for the duration of the parade if they... Read more →

Things To Know About Variations in The Online Slots

Nowadays, playing slots online enables millions of people to realise their goal to earn significant sums of money without working hard. Gambling on the results of slot machines online referred to as slot machine gambling. We are aware of the most comfortable gameplay for gamblers. Players to effectively gamble online without feeling under any strain. Gamers can also take advantage of a wide range of amenities and bonuses when playing slot online. In a similar... 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 →

Lower Township PD report: Police Respond to 1049 Calls

The Lower Township Police Department responded to or initiated a total of 1049 calls, averaging a total of 150 calls per day. Police also made a total of 7 arrests during this period. Below is a breakdown of incidents by date: 10-31-22 Non-Criminal Incidents - 5 Fire Related Calls - 2 Motor Vehicle Accidents - 1 Traffic Enforcement - 11 Public Services – 164 Domestic Violence Incidents - 2 Theft – Taylor Lane, Cold Spring... Read more →

NJ Water Helps Pleasantville Create Municipal Water Story

Ewing, NJ — Today, Sustainable Jersey announced that the City of Pleasantville was selected to receive technical assistance, funded by New Jersey American Water, to complete its Municipal Water Story action. The completion of the Water Story action helps municipalities earn points toward certification with Sustainable Jersey. The Water Story action results in a holistic understanding of a community’s water infrastructure, water governance and water resources as well as the identification of local water issues.... Read more →

Atlantic City Police Chase Couple, Arrest Made Drugs Recovered

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (November 5, 2022)--On November 4, 2022, a man and a woman were arrested for drug possession and distribution after fleeing from police. At 5:11 PM, patrol officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of Atlantic Avenue in response to reports of illegal narcotics distribution and activity by a male and female in front of a business. Officers Ivan Cruz and Keith Jordan responded and observed two individuals matching the description of the... Read more →

Down The Shore: Lower Township Police “No-Shave November & December”

Beginning on November 1, 2022 and for the entire months of November and December, the Lower Township Police Department and many other agencies across the county will be participating in “No-Shave November.” One of the goals of “No-Shave November” is to raise cancer awareness by embracing our hair (which many cancer patients lose), and letting it grow wild and free. Another goal is to use the money you typically would spend on shaving and grooming... Read more →

New Helicopters Arrive at Air Station Atlantic City

MH-65 Short-Range Recovery Helicopter ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City received its first upgraded MH-65E Dolphin helicopter Monday to replace the legacy MH-65D helicopters that serve out of the Coast Guard's largest MH-65 helicopter unit. The avionics upgrade to the Echo or “E” configuration will provide enhanced search and rescue capabilities including modern "glass cockpit" technology that increases pilot and aircrew situational awareness. The Dolphin upgrades also include reliability and capability... Read more →


How Many Times Can You Vote?

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 17, 2022)--A not-for-profit organization, Public Interest Legal Foundation, announced the results of a New Jersey voter records study this week. The results were interesting but predictable. image courtesy of They found over 33,000 voters with fictitious birthdates. That doesn't seem like such a big deal but think about it for a minute. John Smith is age 21 and registered to vote. Then he goes back a... Read more →

Audubon Resident Playing Lead Role in "Lucky"

AUDUBON, NJ (October 12, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Local actor Robert Lee is proud to announce the filming of "Lucky." In the lead role of Paul, Robert will tell the story of an elderly man's religious journey. "Lucky" will be filmed October 22-24 in the Hamptons, NY. It will be directed by the international award winner George Tkemaladze from Tbilisi, Georgia. No release date has been announced. CNBNews graphic file This casting follows on the heels of several other... Read more →

How gambling has changed over time in New Jersey

Source: Unsplash Gambling laws across the US are changing rapidly. As states realize the lucrative revenue streams of the online iGaming industry, many are repealing state laws to allow this form of entertainment into their borders. Below, we discuss the history of gambling laws in New Jersey. Online Gambling The state was way ahead in its adoption of online gambling laws and ensuring that those who partook in it were safe and used reputable sources.... Read more →

Two Shot in Atlantic City, One Person Dies

MAYS LANDING, NJ – The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department are cooperatively investigating the death of a man in Atlantic City, NJ. On Sunday, September 25, 2022, the Atlantic City Police Department responded to 1009 Pacific Avenue for reports of two victims with gunshot wounds. Both were provided medical treatment and transported to the emergency room. One of the males, Malae Johnson, 19, of Mays Landing, was... Read more →


DURING THE FREE FAMILY FUNDAY EVENT SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 10 AM – 12 PM CAMPUS TO PARTNER WITH THE PENNSYLVANIA SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS     WHAT: In celebration of the beloved musical Annie (and Annie’s adorable rescue dog Sandy), coming to the Miller Theater October 11 – 16, 2022, the Kimmel Cultural Campus is inviting animal lovers everywhere to find their very own Sandy on Sunday, October 2 from 10:00... Read more →

Another Shooting in AC: 19-Year-Old Male Shot and Killed in Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING, NJ – The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department are cooperatively investigating the death of a man in Atlantic City, NJ. 1009 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ scene of the deadly shooting (image courtesy of Google Maps) On Sunday, September 25, 2022, the Atlantic City Police Department responded to 1009 Pacific Avenue for reports of two victims with gunshot wounds. Both were provided medical treatment and... Read more →

LOWER TOWNSHIP CRIME REPORT (9-12-22 to 9-18-22)

DOWN THE SHORE CNBNews graphic files The Lower Township Police Department responded to or initiated a total of 1204 calls, averaging a total of 172 calls per day. Police also made a total of 6 arrests during this period. Below is a breakdown of incidents by date: 9-12-22 Non-Criminal Incidents - 4 Fire Related Calls - 5 Motor Vehicle Accidents - 1 Traffic Enforcement - 17 Public Services – 108 Domestic Violence Incidents - 3... Read more →

DOWN THE SHORE: Capriccio Wins USA Today 10 BEST #1 U.S. Casino Restaurant

Award-Winning Restaurant takes top place four of the last five years ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (September 19, 2022) – Resorts Casino Hotel is thrilled to announce that Capriccio has been voted for the third consecutive year as Best U.S. Casino Restaurant by USA TODAY’s Capriccio earned the #1 spot among all casino restaurants in the county and takes first place for 2022! “We are honored to announce Capriccio has taken home #1 U.S. Casino Restaurant... Read more →

Atlantic City Residents Offered Career Opportunities In Energy Through New Workforce Development Program

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (September 7, 2022) – Plans are in place to give residents of Atlantic City new opportunities for careers in the energy field through a new workforce development initiative announced today by the City of Atlantic City and Atlantic City Electric. The Atlantic City Infrastructure Program would focus on under-resourced community members in Atlantic City, enabling participants to gain utility training and work-ready skills to prepare them for promising careers in the energy... Read more →

CNB Traffic Alert: Elmira Street in Cape May and Leaming Avenue in West Cape May Closed Sept. 7 to Oct. 15

Road Closures Required for Cape May Substation Reliability Project Work BACKGROUND: Atlantic City Electric is currently upgrading and modernizing its existing substation on Elmira Street in Cape May to improve reliability for thousands of customers in Cape May, West Cape May and Cape May Point, as well as visitors to the region. This new, modern facility will reduce the impacts of severe storms, leading to fewer storm-related outages. Starting in early September, crews will use... Read more →

Albright Student Athletes from South Jersey Compete in NCAA Athletics

READING, PA (09/06/2022)-- Albright College students are competing as members of the Lions' NCAA Division III varsity athletic teams this fall. Local athletes include: Boyle Stephan of Woodbury, N.J. (08096) is a member of the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer team at Albright College this fall. A graduate of Woodbury High School, Boyle is a junior computer science major at Albright. Britton Jada of Columbus, N.J. (08022) is a member of the NCAA Division III... Read more →

Camden City Puppy Killer Sentenced to 3 Years in Jail

CNBNews graphic files MAYS LANDING NJ – Following a guilty plea to a third-degree animal cruelty charge, Gary Moore, 39, of Camden City, was sentenced to three years in state prison on August 26, 2022, by the Honorable Dorothy Garrabrant, J.S.C. Moore pled guilty to the crime in July of 2022. In his guilty plea, Moore admitted to intentionally killing his then girlfriend’s dog, a Yorkshire Terrier puppy, when he was angry with his girlfriend.... Read more →

Lester Robinson of Atlantic City Charged with Allegedly Shooting Malikah McLaughlin (26 years old)

MAYS LANDING – Lester Robinson of Atlantic City has been charged in connection with the shooting death of Malikah McLaughlin (26 years old) of Atlantic City. Robinson (28 years old) has been charged with the following: • 2C:5-2A(1)/2C:11-3A(1) – Conspiracy to Commit Murder • C:39-7B(1) – Certain Persons Not To Possess Weapons • 2C:39-5B (1) – Unlawful Possession of a Weapon • 2C:39-4A (1) – Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purpose Robinson was arrested... Read more →

Lower Township Police Cracking Down on Drunk Drivers

(CNBNEWSNET)--(AUGUST 18, 2022)--The Lower Township Police Department will be participating in this year's Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Statewide Labor Day Crackdown between August 19 - September 5, 2022. Impaired driving is one of the most often committed crimes, randomly killing someone in America every 48 minutes and nearly 30 people a day. That means you, your family or friends are just as likely to be innocent victims. Nationally, impaired driving fatalities are on... Read more →

Down The Shore: Outdoor Adventure in AC

Atlantic City is committed to making every visit a memorable experience, no matter the time of year. As we welcome the anticipated summer season, the city’s outdoor experiences continue to grow with fun-filled activities suitable for both kids and adults. Let’s explore some of the top outdoor experiences that will surely enhance your group visit or vacation at the shore! Atlantic City Cruises Begin your oceanside getaway by making Atlantic City Cruises a part of... Read more →

Atlantic City Electric Upgrading Customers to New Smart Meters

Smart Energy Network upgrades will enhance grid reliability, provide better information during outages, and support new energy saving tools and programs MAYS LANDING, N.J. (August 4, 2022) – Atlantic City Electric will start the broad installation of new smart meters for its nearly 565,000 customers beginning in September and continuing through 2024. These upgrades are a key element of Atlantic City Electric’s Smart Energy Network, the company’s efforts to create smarter and more resilient energy... Read more →


Ocean City, NJ – The Scarborough Inn, one of A Mother’s Rest (AMR’s) most generous “Porch Partners”, has offered to host eight 3-night caregiver retreats in 2022. On September 16-19th, The Scarborough Inn will welcome bio and adoptive moms of children with disabilities, women caring for their Wounded Warriors and other spouses, and those caring for their own aging parents. Additional retreats are planned in September, October, and November. The Scarborough Inn was founded in... Read more →

Puppy Killer Gary Moore, of Atlantic City Pleads Guilty to Killing Seven Pound Yorkshire Terrier

MAYS LANDING – On July 15, 2022, Gary Moore, age 39 of Atlantic City, NJ entered a guilty plea to 3rd degree animal cruelty charge resulting in the death of a 7 pound Yorkshire Terrier puppy named Mommas. The terms of his plea agreement with the State require a New Jersey State Prison sentence of 3 years. Moore is scheduled to be sentenced on August 26, 2022 before the Honorable Dorothy Garrabrant J.S.C. On January... Read more →

Down The Shore: AC Electric and Contract Callers Job Opportunities July 26

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (July 25, 2022)--Join Atlantic City Electric and Contract Callers, Inc. (CCI) for an information session about workforce development programs and career opportunities which include free, on the job training. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at 3:30 p.m. City Hall of Atlantic City 1301 Bacharach Blvd. Atlantic City, N.J. For more information, please contact Rachele Dorsey at 202-428-1244 or [email protected] Read more →

$21 Million Atlantic Avenue Improvement Project Underway

The project began in the 100-unit block of Atlantic Avenue. (image courtesy of Google maps) ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Phase I of the Atlantic Avenue Improvement Project – also known as the “Road Diet” – began July 20, 2022, at Maine and Atlantic Avenues. The project will reduce lanes along Atlantic Avenue from four to two with a bike lane added on each side of the street. Other highlights of the project include freshly paved... Read more →

*988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Now Available Nationwide

988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. This dialing code was activated on Saturday, July 16 to everyone across the United States. When people call, text, or chat 988, they will be connected to trained counselors that are part of the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline network. These trained counselors will listen, understand how their problems are affecting them, provide support, and... Read more →

New Initiative in AC to Address Quality of Life Issues

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – Non-partisan public and private partners have been established between the Atlantic County Prosecutors Office, Atlantic City Police Department, the Atlantic City Casino At-Risk Initiative, and local businesses. Atlantic City casinos Atlantic City Councilman Kaleem Shabazz and Chief James Sarkos of the ACPD have brought these stakeholders together multiple times over the last five weeks to address quality-of-life crimes on the streets and in the businesses of Atlantic City. This group has... Read more →

Tyreek Crawford, 20, of Egg Harbor Charged with Murder

MAYS LANDING – A 20-year-old Egg Harbor Township man has been charged with murder in connection with a February 10, 2022, shooting in Somers Point, according to the Atlantic County Prosecutor Office. It is alleged Tyreek Crawford shot and killed Joshua Hannah in the Somers Point Village Apartments, 50 Mays Landing Rd., Somers Point, NJ. Tyreek Crawford, 20 years old Two additional charges have also been filed against Crawford related to the investigation: Possession of... Read more →