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Breathe Easy Signs Placed Throughout Camden County

(Blackwood, NJ) – Tobacco Free for a Healthy New Jersey (TFHNJ) recently donated 500 Breathe Easy signs to the Camden County Health Department in order to provide residents with smoke-free air in public green spaces. The goal of the donation is to distribute Breathe Easy signs to all 36 municipalities and in every park across Camden County, free of charge. These are metal signs that include the updated Smoke Free Air Act information and a no-marijuana symbol on them. “Secondhand smoke is a serious health hazard that causes a variety of diseases, such as heart disease and various cancers, and... Read more →


Brooklawn's Fireworks Saturday Night; Annual Independence Day Celebration to be Held Monday, July 4

BROOKLAWN RESIDENTS--The borough's annual fireworks display will be held Saturday, June 25 (tonight). The event begins at 6 PM with the fireworks starting shortly after dusk. The Borough's Annual 4th of July Celebration will be held on Monday, July 4. The public is invited to come out and enjoy the celebration! The parade will begin at 10 am at New Broadway and Chestnut St. and travel south along New Broadway crossing the railroad tracks across from Lipkins Pharmacy to Memorial Park. SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY: 9:00 – 9:45 am Parade Registration at West Side Firehouse (New Broadway & Chestnut St.)... Read more →


Gloucester City's 4th of July Fireworks on the Waterfront Sat.

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 6, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)---Gloucester City is thrilled to celebrate the founding of our great nation the evening of Saturday, June 25th at Proprietor's Park with a wonderful waterfront fireworks display. The park is located at King Street and Jersey Avenue at the Delaware River. In the above Google street view image, Proprietors Park is located on the left. Mayor, Council, and Celebrations Committee's 4th of July themed community event will have food, family friendly games, and a fancy festive Independence Day decorated bicycle and stroller procession. The Google Map below shows the exact location of Proprietors Park. Read more →


Repairs to Attenuator and Guide Rail on I-295 in Bellmawr Friday Night

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a lane and shoulder closure on I-295 northbound Friday night for attenuator and guiderail repairs in Bellmawr, Camden County. NJDOT’s contractor South State, Inc., is scheduled to close the right lane and shoulder on I-295 northbound at 10 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, June 24 until 8 a.m., Saturday, June 25 to repair an attenuator and guiderail that was hit by a vehicle. The closure will begin just past the Creek Road overpass before Exit 26 and continue for about a half mile. Motorists are advised to use caution and slow... Read more →


CNB TRAFFIC ALERT: Route 42 southbound overnight ramp closures at Leaf Avenue continue

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced ramp closures will continue nightly this week on Route 42 southbound at Leaf Avenue/Exit 14 as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. This is a continuation of work that began last week. Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Monday, June 20, until 5 a.m., tomorrow, Tuesday, June 21, and continuing each night through Friday, June 24, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the ramps from Leaf Avenue to Route 42 southbound and from Route 42 southbound to Leaf Avenue/Harding Avenue.... Read more →


Carol H. Siwakowski, of Gloucester City, Head Start Cook, Bus Aide, VFW Ladies Aux Post 7410

On June 14, 2022. Age 73. Of Gloucester City. Formerly of the Fairview section of Camden City. Cherished mother of Carol (Bob) Correll, Patricia A. Krumin, Linda (Brian) Speece and the late Edward J. Correll. Loving Best-friend of Richard Kruger and Linda (Randy) Hammond. Devoted sister of Kathleen (David) Brendlinger – Yurkow. Beloved grandmother of Jordan (Tom) Quinn, Tyler Correll, Alyssa Tomasetto, Kira Correll, Amber Krumin and Chase Pease. Adored great-grandmother of Thomas Quinn and Blake Quinn. Carol was born in Camden City, NJ. She was a cook for Head Start in Camden City for 10 years. Carol was a... Read more →


The Story Behind The Story:

The Annoying "Boom-Car" Parties(video)

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNewsnet Finally, someone has heard our calls for help. At least since 2017, those of us on the New Jersey side of the Delaware River have been suffering from the effects of "Boom-Car" Parties. If you are new to the South Jersey area these are trucks and cars loaded with sound equipment so intense that houses from Gloucester County up to Burlington County shake and things fall from the shelves and walls much like a small earthquake. Usually, this noise, being termed music, is coming from the Philadelphia area. The Cinnaminson police have been the most aggressive... Read more →


World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Camden City N.J.-Wednesday, June 15, 2022, is observed as WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY. Elder abuse is defined as any knowing, intentional or negligent act by a caregiver or any person that causes harm or serious risk of harm to a vulnerable adult, according to the Division of Aging Services New Jersey Department of Human Services. Each year, hundreds of thousands of older people are subject to elder abuse. Many of them are frail, and vulnerable, and rely on others to meet their most basic needs. Abusers can be children, family members, trusted friends, or even professionals hired to provide... Read more →


My Up and Down Struggle with Depression

By John Driscoll EdD | CNBNews Exclusive image courtesy of unsplash.com Recently, I found myself volunteering to speak about the correlation between one’s physical health and mental health. I volunteered because of several reasons. First, I think of myself as a good guy, and I want to help people that are currently in a position that I have found myself in over the years. That position would be that of a person struggling with mental health while trying to move through life. I say move because sometimes the best you can do while struggling is to keep moving like treading... Read more →


Camden County Summer Concerts

2022 Summer Park Events Guide See What Summer Has to Offer in This Year's Jam Packed Guide, Including Many Concerts and Events The 2022 Park Events Guide is your family’s ticket to an amazing season of fun and entertainment. Celebrate Independence Day at the Camden County Freedom Festival at Wiggins Waterfront Park featuring a performance from the O’Jays or check out the cool sounds of the Sundown Music Series at the McLaughlin Norcross Memorial Dell at Haddon Lake Park. From kayaking to exercise classes, horseback riding and more, this summer’s lineup of events has something fun for everyone. Whether you... Read more →


CNBNewsnet Travel: Route 42 southbound overnight ramp closures at Leaf Avenue this week

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced ramp closures will continue nightly this week on Route 42 southbound at Leaf Avenue/Exit 14 as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. CNBNEWSNET TRAFFIC Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, June 7, until 6 a.m., tomorrow, Wednesday, June 8, and continuing each night through Friday, June 10, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the ramps from Leaf Avenue to Route 42 southbound and from Route 42 southbound to Leaf Avenue/Harding Avenue. The closures are necessary to place steel beams.... Read more →


A Message from Brooklawn Mayor Teri Branella

Dear Friends and Neighbors: May is the month that I moved to Brooklawn… 37 years ago! The house needed a lot of work. I thought it would be a perfect project for my dad who had just retired. So, I moved in, and we got started renovating. I figured I’d stay 5-7 years and move on. Well, that just didn’t happen. Simply put, I fell in love with Brooklawn. I loved the way I felt part of a community, part of a neighborhood. Neighbors look out for one another. In 2001, I was fortunate to be asked to fill a... Read more →


Boys and Girls Interested in Playing Basketball, Register Today for The Chiefs Basketball Camp (for Grades 3-11)

Chiefs Basketball Camp Who: Boys and Girls entering grades 3-11 Cost: $185 per player per week. Where: Memorial Field basketball courts Marlton NJ When: Week 1 6/27-6/3 8am-11:30am Week 2 7/25-7/28 8am -11:30am Sign up Link www.chiefsbasketballcamp.com Chiefs Basketball Camp is run by Cherokee Chief Head Coach Eric Cassidy. Coach Cassidy has 14 years of Head Coaching experience. During his 14 years, he has over 250 wins, 5 conference titles, 4 final appearances, and 1 South Jersey Championship. Chiefs Basketball Camp is designed to teach the skills, techniques, fundamentals, and knowledge of basketball under the guidance of an experienced coaching... Read more →


SHOW ME YOUR FRIENDS OUR SHOW YOU YOUR FUTURE

(Camden City, NJ) – The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to dramatically alter our day-to-day activities. From small adjustments like mandatory mask-wearing, to life-changing events like lost loved ones or prolonged unemployment, the pandemic can be a serious strain on mental health. For some, managing comes easy, but for those struggling to cope, support is available. “From the beginning of this pandemic, we have been fighting a war on multiple fronts. While much of our collective attention has been paid to protecting physical health, we need everyone to make sure they are closely monitoring their mental health as well,” said... Read more →


Camden County Prosecutors Office Celebrates Military Appreciation Month

Camden CITY, N.J.-(May 29, 2022)(CNBNewsnet) May is observed as Military Appreciation Month and the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office recognizes and gives thanks to staff members who are serving in the U.S. Armed Forces and those who are veterans Left to Right: 1. Assistant Prosecutor Travis Weber 2. Det. Sheron Kee 3. Det. Jovan Plaza 4. Lt. Eric Wren 5. Det. Chris Leone 6. Det. Paris Johnson 7. Det. Kimberly Abreu 8. Det. Lance Merrill 9. Det. Salvatore Russomanno 10. Agent Lance Klein 11. Det. Tim Sheetz “During Military Appreciation Month I would like to take the opportunity to applaud all... Read more →


Memorial Day, A Time To Honor The Fallen Heroes In Gloucester City And In Every Community Throughout Our Nation

Gloucester High School War Memorial (CNBNewsnet photo credit) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 29, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester High School has erected a wonderful tribute to honor those residents who died for our country. The beautiful war memorial is placed near the entrance to the school, Market Street and Crescent Blvd. The names of the residents who fought in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the War on Terrorism are inscribed on a bronze plaque. Insignias of each of the branches of the service are engraved at the bottom of the... Read more →


Geraldine M. Dingwitz, of Bellmawr age 80

Geraldine M. Dingwitz of Bellmawr NJ, 80, passed May 19, 2022. Gerry was loved by Family and many friends. Was preceded in death by her husband Paul, son and wife, Edward (Kelly) Dilworth. Survived by daughters: Mary Lou (Jerry) Slusar, Marlene Dilworth and Karen McClean, brother Bill Doyle, by six grandchildren, three great-grand-daughters, many nieces and nephews. Aux. Member of AL #133 Woodbury, VFW#2174 Westville-Grove, ANU #52 National Park and Mt. Ephraim Demo Club. Viewing on Friday, May 27, 2022 from 6 P.M. - 8 P.M. at McGUINNESS FUNERAL HOME, 34 Hunter Street, Woodbury, NJ. Funeral Mass on Saturday, May... Read more →


Frank A. Carrozza, of Bellmawr, age 77; Street Hockey and Youth Football Coach, Army Veteran

Beloved husband of Rose Carrozza (nee Fasulo) for 56 years. Devoted father of Joseph Carrozza (Michelle). Loving Pop of Joseph Carrozza, Jr. (Hannah) and Francesca "Frankie" Carrozza (Alec). Dear brothers of Diane Schiavo, Linda Mattoccia (Salvatore), and Philip Carrozza (Lori). Also survived by many sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews and a ton of friends. Frank proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era. He was a coach for Bellmawr Hockey and the Bellmawr Purple Eagles. There will be a viewing from 9 am to 11 am on Saturday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, BELLMAWR, 200 S. Blackhorse Pike, Bellmawr, NJ... Read more →


CNB TRAFFIC ALERT: I-295 Southbound Lane Closures Friday Night in Camden and Gloucester Counties

Closures necessary to establish a new traffic pattern (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced lane closures on I-295 southbound tonight as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County, and Deptford, Gloucester County. Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Friday, May 20, until 6 a.m., tomorrow, Saturday, May 21, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close and detour I-295 southbound after the Browning Road Bridge with all traffic directed to Route 42 southbound. The following detour will be in place: I-295 southbound detour: Motorists traveling on I-295 southbound will be directed... Read more →


Gloucester City's Waterfront 4th of July Fireworks June 25

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 3, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)---Gloucester City is thrilled to celebrate the founding of our great nation the evening of Saturday, June 25th at Proprietor's Park with a wonderful waterfront fireworks display. The park is located at King Street and Jersey Avenue at the Delaware River. In the above Google street view image, Proprietors Park is located on the left. Mayor, Council, and Celebrations Committee's 4th of July themed community event will have food, family friendly games, and a fancy festive Independence Day decorated bicycle and stroller procession. Be sure to follow Gloucester City's social media posts and website for... Read more →


Camden County Raising Awareness on Veterans Suicide

Join Us for an Important Discussion and Resource Fair for Veterans and their Families Join us on Saturday, May 21st as we bring awareness to veteran suicide with a panel discussion, resource fair and walk. Event begins at 9 AM, panel discussion begins at 9:30 AM . Following the panel discussion attendees will be invited to walk the island to remember and bring awareness to veteran suicide. To learn more, Click Here. space donated as a public service Panel includes: Marine Captain, Mark Bodrog Army Veteran and Attempted Suicide Survivor, Will Betts Rhonda Hart, Behavioral Health at Crescenz VA Medical... Read more →


CNB TRAVEL ALERT: Route 42 northbound lanes and Exit 1B to be closed and detoured Monday night

Overnight closure necessary to repair attenuators (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the overnight closure on Monday of Route 42 northbound lanes and Exit 1B to I-295 northbound as the Direct Connect project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Route 42 northbound closure TRAVEL ALERT NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., will close the two right lanes on Route 42 northbound from 10 p.m. Monday, May 16 until 5 a.m. Tuesday, May 17 just past Exit 14/Leaf Avenue, and Exit 1B to I-295 northbound will be closed and detoured to repair the attenuator at the exit and... Read more →


Camden County Commissioners Reduce Taxes

By Linda Lindner CAMDEN CITY, NJ (MAY 13, 2022)(CNBNews)--The Camden County board of commissioners on Monday said that, in an effort to ensure Camden remains an affordable place to live, it recently passed a budget that reduced the county levy by $5 million this year and puts it more than $15 million under the state-imposed tax cap, according to a news release. GOOD NEWS The new 2022 budget represents an almost 8% decrease from 2021 on the average assessed household in the county, which means a house assessed at $200,000 will have reduced county taxes of $120 and a home... Read more →


Police Unity Tour Passes Through South Jersey (video)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews BROOKLAWN NJ (May 12, 2022)(CNBNews photo)--The Police Unity Tour traveled through Southern New Jersey today around 2 PM along US Route 130 passing by the Empire Diner in Brooklawn. Traffic was stopped at both circles in Brooklawn to let them go by. As a result there was a traffic jam starting at Market Street and Broadway in Gloucester City south to the Brooklawn Circle. Above the bicyclists peddle around the circle passing by the Empire Diner. According to a press release from the organizers the event began in May 1997 by Florham Park (NJ)... Read more →


*SO WHO IS GEORGE MERRYFIELD?

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 9, 2022)(CNBNews)--For some time now whenever we heard about someone having a drug or alcohol problem in the Gloucester City area the name George Merryfield was mentioned as the person who helped so and so to get on the road to recovery. George Merryfield Curious we wanted to know who was this guy Merryfield? How has he been able to help so many? Where did he come from? Why does he call his organization The We Can Foundation? After asking around we were able to hook up with George and... Read more →


Kevin D. Hannun Sr., 47, of Bellmawr, Police Officer, Volunteer Fireman, U.S. Marine, Triton HS Alum

He’s the goofy, fun loving man of passion; the key to Kevin D. Hannum, Sr.’s happiness was laughter. He was the one singing in the shower, dancing in the living room to his favorite tunes and everyone knew “that smirk”. He was butch enough to wear lipstick and pull it off. Kevin was integrity, courage and dependability. He was one of the few, one of the proud… SEMPER FI. Over the past few years, while challenged by indisposition, Kevin was tenacious, full of hope and faithful. You know what Ol’ Jack Burton says at a time like this? … Just... Read more →


Louis Iannone, passed peacefully at his home surrounded by his family, on May 5, 2022, of Bellmawr. Age 92. Beloved husband of Nancy Iannone (nee Tota) for 68 years. Devoted father of Maria Iannone, Anthony Iannone, Beatrice Ward, Vincent Iannone (Nancy), Nancy Capocasale (Renold) and Gina Sandoz (Michael). Loving Pop Pop of Alicia, Louis, Rachel, Samantha, Renold, Maria, Mark, Elena, Gabriella, and Siena. Dear brother of Domenic and Charles (Franca), brother-in-law of Gemma, and uncle of many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his daughter Lisa, his parents Antonio and Maria, and siblings Mary Gallo (Phillip) and Vito Iannone. Louis was... Read more →


PEYTON AND ME MEANDERING: Stops in Audubon, Bellmawr, Brooklawn, Gloucester City

For whatever reason, there are sections of Gloucester City that are being used as dumping grounds by people who have no respect for the environment or the community that you and I live in. They litter the main streets of the City with their trash and or drop it in the fields across from the Cold Springs School Campus. Some of these same individuals are responsible for the trash piles along Water and Charles Streets in the old industrial area. Some playgrounds have become a favorite target, even though trash cans are visible in most city parks. Sadly the offenders... Read more →


Kevin D Hannum, Sr., 47, of Bellmawr; Police Officer, Volunteer Fireman, Marine Veteran, Triton High School Alum

He’s the goofy, fun loving man of passion; the key to Kevin D. Hannum, Sr.’s happiness was laughter. He was the one singing in the shower, dancing in the living room to his CNBNewsnet graphic file favorite tunes and everyone knew “that smirk”. He was butch enough to wear lipstick and pull it off. Kevin was integrity, courage and dependability. He was one of the few, one of the proud… SEMPER FI. Over the past few years, while challenged by indisposition, Kevin was tenacious, full of hope and faithful. You know what Ol’ Jack Burton says at a time like... Read more →


Thomas M. Laverty, 94, of Mt. Ephraim

Thomas M. Laverty, 94 years of age, 61 year resident of Mt. Ephraim, NJ, passed away on April 20, 2022. Beloved husband for 68 years of Jean M. Laverty (nee Maxwell). Tom was a proud US Navy Veteran of WWII, active member of the American Legion, serving as County Commander and Post Commander. He was also a member of the VFW. Tom was a retired member of the United Bricklayers Union #1 of Philadelphia and retired Foreman of the Camden City Housing Authority. Tom enjoyed a love of languages and seeing the world with his sweetheart, Jean, but was never... Read more →


Carl Klese, Jr., 79, Owner of Bellmawr Senior Housing

Bellmawr - Carl Klese, Jr., on April 16, 2022, of Bellmawr, age 79. Beloved husband of Marlene (nee McIntyre) for 56 years. Devoted father of Kim Morgan (Ed), Michele Aquilante (Frank), Lisa Falcone (Joseph) and father-in-law of Joseph Ciano (Betsy). Loving Poppy of Nicole (Austin), Aaron, Danielle (Dan), Kari (Rich), Jessie (Vin), Sammy (Alex), Nicky, Gianni, Frankie and Great Grandpa of Ryan, Anthony, Brody, Lincoln, Kylie, Charlotte, Claire and Karl (Emma on the way). Dear brother of the late Carol Ann Klese and Dianne Ciano. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Carl was the owner of Bellmawr Senior Housing and... Read more →


I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve and Route 42 northbound Lanes, Exit 1B to be Closed/Detoured Monday Night

Overnight closures necessary to repair attenuators (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the overnight closure of the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound, and the closure of Route 42 northbound lanes and Exit 1B to I-295 northbound for emergency guiderail and attenuator repairs as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. I-295 southbound closure NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., will close the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound, also known as Al-Jo's Curve beginning at 9 p.m. Monday, April 25 until 6 a.m. Tuesday, April... Read more →


Richard G. Rundstrom, 56, of Bellmawr; Coached Runnemede Girls Softball, Bellmawr Hockey, Baseball

Richard G. Rundstrom, on April 17, 2022, of Bellmawr, NJ; formerly of Philadelphia, PA. Age 56. Beloved father of Marc Rundstrom and his wife, Ashley. Devoted son of Marlene Rundstrom (nee Koller) and the late Fritz. Dear brothers of the late Michael, Susan, and Sharon. Loving godfather of Megan and "Uncle Richie" to many nieces and nephews. Rich coached Runnemede girls softball, Bellmawr street hockey, and baseball. When he wasn't coaching, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, poker, bowling, and horseshoes. He was an avid collector of sports memorabilia and a fan of many sports and teams.... Read more →


Frank W. Lawrence, of Oregon, formerly of Bellmawr; Triton HS Graduate

WELLS – Frank W. Lawrence of Wells, and Englewood, Fla., went home peacefully to the Lord on Sunday morning March 27, 2022, with his adoring wife, Jacqueline, holding his hand. Frank was the son of Lester G. and Grace V. (Horner) Lawrence. He was born in Camden, N.J. on August 29, 1944. He grew up in Smyrna, Del. and Bellmawr, N.J., although he claimed to have really “grown up” in Maine. He was a graduate of Triton High School and furthered his education with classes at Rutgers University. Frank and Jacqueline moved to Maine in 1979, where they raised their... Read more →


Having Trouble Coping, There Is Help Available

(Camden City NJ) – The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to dramatically alter our day-to-day activities. From small adjustments like mandatory mask wearing, to life-changing events like lost loved ones or prolonged unemployment, the pandemic can be a serious strain on mental health. For some, managing comes easy, but for those struggling to cope, support is available. “From the beginning of this pandemic, we have been fighting a war on multiple fronts. While much of our collective attention has been paid to protecting physical health, we need everyone to make sure they are closely monitoring their mental health as well,”... Read more →


44-Year-Old Bellmawr Woman Struck by Vehicle and Dies

The fatal accident happened at the intersection of Kings Highway and West Browning Road, (above, image courtesy of Google street maps) UPDATED: THE CAMDEN COUNTY PROSECUTORS OFFICE released the following update .On Saturday, April 2, 2022, at approximately 7:51 p.m., law-enforcement officers responded to a reported motor-vehicle collision on Kings Highway near the intersection with West Browning Road in Brooklawn. Officers observed a motorist, who had remained at the scene of the collision, and a pedestrian, who had sustained injuries in the collision. The pedestrian was subsequently transported to an area hospital for medical treatment but ultimately succumbed to their... Read more →


More 1-295 Lane Closures Saturday as Construction Project Advances in Camden and Gloucester Counties

Traffic will be shifted to create a center work zone TRAFFIC ALERT (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced lane closures on I-295 northbound and southbound tomorrow night as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County, and Deptford, Gloucester County. Beginning at 8 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, April 2, until 8 a.m. Sunday, April 3, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close the two left lanes on I-295 northbound between Almonesson Road and Creek Road to place a construction barrier and restripe the roadway. There also may be temporary traffic stoppages... Read more →


CNBNews Entertainment: Dinner Is A Drag

Dinner is a Drag - Goes to the Movies! GRAB YOUR POPCORN AND CANDY, WE'RE HEADING TO THE MOVIES!!! About this Event Dinner is a Drag is back at The Elizabeth Ballroom on April 8th to celebrate everyone's favorite night in, The Movies! Grab your popcorn and candy because we're rolling out the red carpet for an afternoon of OVER-THE-TOP performances inspired by some of your favorite Hollywood Classics!! Get ready for an evening jam-packed with hilarious skits, high-energy performances, and absolute ridiculousness with some of Philadelphia, New York, and New Jersey's Top Drag Queens! Each month, we have new... Read more →


CNB Fishing Maryland: Opening Day of Trout Season A Big Success!

Maryland Fishing Report – March 30 by Keith Lockwood, Fisheries Biologist Maryland Department of Natural Resources The proud and happy face of Jason Punsalon says it all. Photo by Rodney Punsalon Trout anglers had their big day last Saturday for what most call the opening day of trout season, although trout have been generously stocked for months. It is a time for our younger anglers to enjoy some success in pursuing trout in local waters with moms and dads. All Maryland waters of the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries except the Potomac River will be closed to all striped bass catch-and-release... Read more →


NJ State Police Continue Investigation of January's 1-76 Homicide in Mount Ephraim

Seeking Public's Assistance with I-76 Homicide Investigation MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ (March 29, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)The New Jersey State Police released the following statement and photos yesterday on the I-76 homicide in the borough of Mount Ephraim in January. On January 24, at approximately 10:32 p.m., troopers from Troop “A” Bellmawr Station responded to a single vehicle crash on Interstate 76 eastbound at milepost 4. When troopers arrived, they discovered the driver of a black 2004 Mercedes Benz 500, identified as Louis E. Ciccanti Jr. had been shot and killed. Preliminary investigation revealed that the victim and an unidentified black sedan vehicle were... Read more →


CNB TRAFFIC ALERT: I-76 and I-295 lane, ramp closures tonight and tomorrow night in Bellmawr

Closures necessary for barrier replacement and preparation for girder removal (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the I-76 eastbound ramp to I-295 southbound will be closed tonight and I-295 northbound ramp to I-276 westbound will be closed tonight and tomorrow night as the Browning Road Bridge demolition continues in Bellmawr, Camden County. I-76 eastbound Exit 1A Closure NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close the I-76 eastbound left lane before the Browning Road Bridge and the Exit 1A ramp to I-295 southbound beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Monday, March 28 until 6 a.m.... Read more →


Sally A. Marley, age 60, of Bellmawr

Passed away peacefully on March 24, 2022, of Bellmawr, NJ, age 60 yrs. Beloved long-time companion of Jimmy Nitz. Devoted mother to her fur baby Bailey. Sally will always be remembered as loving each day to it's fullest. She enjoyed gardening and caring for her golden retriever. Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Wednesday morning, March 30, from 10 am to 11 am at the POPIOLEK FUNERAL HOME, 400 Clements Bridge Rd, Barrington, NJ, where a Funeral Service will follow at 11 am. Interment New St. Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr, NJ. To express condolences, please visit www.njfuneralhome.net. Read more →


Mark P. MacWilliams, of Bellmawr, age 56

Mark P. MacWilliams, a resident of Bellmawr, NJ, formerly of Carmel, Indiana, age 56, passed away on March 20, 2022. Mark is the son of Mary Pat MacWilliams (nee O’Neill) and the late Dr. Robert H. MacWilliams. Mark was a graduate of Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School class of 1983 and went on to receive his bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis. His lifelong love of music led to an equal passion for building uniquely designed guitar and stereo amplifiers that he gifted to friends and family. He was an avid reader of all genres, conversant on many subjects,... Read more →


CNB SPORTS NEWS: American Legion Baseball Alumni Players Who Reached The Big Leagues(B to C)

Baerga, Carlos Played American Legion Baseball: Guaynabo, P.R. Bagwell, Jeff Played American Legion Baseball: Post 75, Middletown, Conn. Baines, Harold Played American Legion Baseball: Post 70, Talbot, Md. Baker, Dusty Played American Legion Baseball: Post 412, Fair Oaks, Calif. Baldelli, Rocco Played American Legion Baseball: Rhode Island Bard, Daniel Played American Legion Baseball: Post 337, Pineville, N.C. Beimel, Joe Played American Legion Baseball: Post 511, Kersey, Pa. Belanger, Mark Played American Legion Baseball: Pittsfield, Mass. (reached 1960 ALWS) Belcher, Tim Played American Legion Baseball: Post 518, Ashley, Ohio (won state title in 1980) Bell, Jerry Played American Legion Baseball: Post... Read more →


American Legion Baseball Player Gil Hodges to be Inducted into National Baseball Hall of Fame

While the Baseball Writers Association of America did not elect any American Legion Baseball alumni into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the Class of 2022 will still have ALB ties in the form of Gil Hodges. Hodges, who played American Legion Baseball in Princeton, Ind., was elected to the Hall of Fame in December by the Golden Days Era Committee, along with Jim Kaat, Minnie Miñoso and Tony Oliva. They will join Early Baseball Era Committee selections Bud Fowler and Buck O’Neil and BBWAA selection David Ortiz as the Hall’s Class of 2022. The Hall of Fame induction ceremony... Read more →


CNB SPORTS NEWS: American Legion Baseball Alumni who Graduated to the Big Leagues(A to B)

Allen, Dick Played American Legion Baseball: Post 749, Wampum, Pa. Allen, Hank Played American Legion Baseball: Post 749, Wampum, Pa. Allen, Ron Played American Legion Baseball: Post 749, Wampum, Pa. Almon, Bill Played American Legion Baseball: Warwick, R.I. (reached 1971 ALWS) Alomar, Roberto Played American Legion Baseball: Post Salinas, Puerto Rico Anderson, George "Sparky" Played American Legion Baseball: Los Angeles Crenshaw Post 715 (won ALWS in 1951) Anderson, Allan Played American Legion Baseball: Post 11, Lancaster, Ohio Ashburn, Richie Played American Legion Baseball: Tilden, Neb. Ashford, Tucker Played American Legion Baseball: Post 1, Memphis, Tenn. (reached ALWS in 1972-73) Babcock,... Read more →


CNBNews TRAVEL ALERT: Missing Moves Project Advances in Camden/Gloucester Counties

The Contractor will close two lanes on I-295 southbound between Creek Road and Almonesson Road to place construction barriers and restripe the roadway (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced lane closures on I-295 southbound tonight as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County, and Deptford, Gloucester County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Friday, March 18, until 7 a.m., tomorrow, Saturday, March 19, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close two lanes on I-295 southbound between Creek Road and Almonesson Road to place construction barrier and restripe the roadway. There... Read more →


CNBNews Travel Alert: I-295 and Route 42 northbound lane and ramp closures this week in Bellmawr, Camden County

Browning Road Bridge demolition continues image courtesy of 42Freeway (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced lane and ramp closures on I-295 northbound and Route 42 northbound for three nights this week as the Browning Road Bridge demolition continues in Bellmawr, Camden County. NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close the two right lanes on I-295 northbound near the Creek Road overpass. Traffic will be detoured to Exit 26 where the highway splits for I-76 toward Philadelphia/I-295 toward Trenton from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. the next day for three consecutive nights – Wednesday,... Read more →


Gloucester High School Boys Basketball NJSIAA State Champs; LIONS Win First Sectional Title in 51 Years

photo credit Jeremy Roemmich RELATED: SEE PHOTO ALBUM GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 15, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--This past week, the Gloucester High School boys basketball team finished its historic run in NJSIAA State Playoffs. The Lions finished the season 21-10 were able to capture the school's first sectional title in 51 years of our program's rich history. photo credit Jeremy Roemmich The Lions fans were loud and vocal and were at each game supporting their team. photo credit Jeremy Roemmich This team’s run started with a win over 13th seeded Clayton by a score of 87-67. Leading the Lions in scoring was Jr.... Read more →