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HIP! HIP! HOORAY! Can We Get A Shout Out for the Camden County Public Works Department

UPDATED/CORRECTED...with new photos and documents Virtual Town Meeting to Inform Residents of Gloucester City and Brooklawn About Transportation Improvements to CR 551 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews. December 21, 2018 CNBNews photo GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 21, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)—A pedestrian (above, left) was trying to make her way from Brooklawn into Gloucester City via Broadway today around 11 AM. The tide was receding but even so water was up to her knees. Each time a car sped by the wave from the vehicle would stop her from walking any further. The second arrow in the background points to the Little... Read more →


Gloucester City One Of Five Towns In Camden County With The Highest Tax Percentage Increase In 2021

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews TRENTON – Property taxes in New Jersey climbed by nearly 2% again last year, restrained by the cap but still amounting to a $583 million tax hike. The statewide tab now exceeds $31 billion. The tax bill on the average home unofficially rose to $9,266, according to a New Jersey 101.5 review of county abstracts of ratables and Department of Treasury home assessment data. Gloucester City Municipal building, Broadway, and Monmouth Streets. In the background is St. Mary's Church, which was built by Irish immigrants in the late 1800s(CNBNews photo credit) +++++ Looking at... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering: Gloucester City, Brooklawn and Westville (XVII)

William E. Cleary Sr. I CNBNewsnet A RECENT WINTER DAY IN GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ-Have you given any thought to what job you like to do if you make it to heaven? I have. I like to be in charge of moving the clouds around in the sky. You would get to travel the universe. And, if you get tired just lay down on one of those soft fuzzy clouds. ++++++ POTHOLE SEASON--Watch out, pothole season is here. These two beauties are slowly turning into craters near the intersection of Market Street and Lane Avenue, across from Gentlemen's Den and Anyzek... Read more →


Bellmawr Police Officer Anthony Franklin Exonerated; Found Innocent Of All Charges

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews BELLMAWR, NJ (December 15, 2022)(CNBNews)--A Bellmawr Police Officer who was accused of sucker-punching a man at a wedding held at the Marion Catering Hall, Cinnaminson in May 2019 has been found innocent of all charges, according to court documents obtained by CNBNews. Those documents, dated December 14, 2020, from the Cinnaminson Municipal Court, titled “Civil Action Expungement Order, state in part, "THIS MATTER having resulted in an arrest/charge not resulting in a conviction or adjudication of delinquency (dismissal, acquittal, discharge without a find of guilt) for ANTHONY J. FRANKLIN, and it appears that the... Read more →


NJ Takes Abortion One Step Further; Pre-born Child Doesn't Have Any Rights in the Garden State

source LiveActions...(CNBNews see video below) +++++ N.J. bill codifying abortion access signed into law By EmmaLee Italia - TRENTON, NJ-(January 13, 2022)--The Freedom of Reproductive Choice Act – the legislative push to enshrine and expand abortion rights in New Jersey – was signed into law Jan. 13 by Gov. Phil Murphy. The law, which passed in the State Legislature Jan. 10 by wide margins, codifies the New Jersey Supreme Court’s 1982 decision to affirm the right to abortion. “This law departs from the fundamental Catholic teaching that all life is sacred from conception to natural death,” the state’s Catholic Bishops... Read more →


The 3PM Manhattan Gang and Their Meetings

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews A Manhattan Cocktail Seeing John Barron’s name today in the comments section of our page reminded me of the 3 O’clock Manhattan gang that was active in the late 70s and 80s in Gloucester City. It was a select group, made up of longtime businessmen, politicians, and residents. Most every day during the week between 3 and 4 PM they would meet at the Brown Street home of John Lincoln or the Highland Blvd., home of Henry Barron. They would discuss what was happening in Gloucester City and at times what was going on... Read more →


Klemm Avenue I-76 Overpass Work To Begin; Repairs Will Close A Major Gloucester City Highway

Aerial view of the Klemm Avenue I-76 overpass provided by Google street view William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 12, 2022)--The repairs to one of the most dangerous overpasses in the nation, known as the “I-76 overpass Klemm Ave.” in Gloucester City, will begin in 10 days on Saturday, January 22. The repairs will shutdown a portion of Klemm Avenue, a major roadway in and out of the City indefinitely according to a press release from the Gloucester City Police Department. From that press release, Effective January 22, 2022, Klemm Avenue will be indefinitely closed, between... Read more →


*Comment Restrictions: You Must Provide A Working Email Address/Name Will Be Published

Gloucestercitynews.net/CNBNewsnet comment rules, subject to change. Starting immediately we will 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 hide behind a computer screen, won’t be so embolden to viciously attack an opposing point of view now that their name is... Read more →


GROWING UP IN GLOUCESTER CITY: In 1982 Two Upstanding Citizens Rebuked by City Mayor and Councilman

CORRECTED/UPDATED January 11, 2022 (see below) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor In 1982 two long-time Gloucester City residents spoke out about the increase in the local purpose tax that year at the monthly City council meeting. At the time I hadn't covered too many of those meetings so I was surprised at the way the two Democrat politicians, Mayor Bill Gartland and Councilman Fred Anzide attacked these people for asking a question. After all, I thought didn't the politicians work for those residents? One of the men complaining at that April 8, 1982 council meeting was Jim Durkin... Read more →


TIPS TO SUCCEED AS A MARIJUANA BUSINESS

Are you wanting to start your very own business in the cannabis industry but don’t know where to start or how to get things running? Do you want to know what you should be doing in order for your marijuana business to succeed? Marijuana products are becoming increasingly popular, as people look for new and unique ways to enjoy the benefits of marijuana. There are all sorts of different edibles, beverages, tinctures, and lotions out there, and devices that make marijuana consumption easy can be purchased with a click from an online headshop like DankStop. New products are also being... Read more →


153rd Reorganization Meeting of the Mayor/Common Council of Gloucester City, Thursday at 7 PM

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)(January 4, 2021)--The 153rd Re-organization meeting of Mayor and Council, will be held Thursday, January 6 at 7 PM at the police administration building, 313 Monmouth Street in council chambers. The public is invited and urged to attend. The meeting will begin with the swearing-in of Democrat incumbent council members George Berglund, Ward 1, James Johnson, Ward 2, Nancy Baus, Ward 3, and Derek Timm, councilman-at-large one-year unexpired term. Mayor and Council added more titles to the resume of Acting City Administrator/Police Chief Brian Morrell. The two additional positions are: Commissioner to the Camden County Joint Insurance... Read more →


CNBNewsnet Wishes All a Happy, Healthy, New Year

Thank You To Those who advertised over the past year Thank You To Those who submitted comments, a tip, or a photo MAY THIS YEAR OF 2022 BE A year of Health & Happiness A year of Wealth & Wisdom A year of Peace & Prosperity A year of Love & Laughter ++++ Wishing All of You HAPPY NEW YEAR LOVE Bill and Connie Cleary, plus Peyton **** Read more →


CHRISTMAS EVE:

Peyton and Me Meandering Through Gloucester City, Bellmawr and Brooklawn (Chapter XVI)

UPDATED/CORRECTED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews SUCH A PEACEFUL SCENE--The Gloucester City Municipal Building; in the background is St. Marys Church. The photo was taken on Christmas Eve. How many remember going to Christmas Eve mass at St. Mary's Church which was held at midnight. I am talking about a time when a person who was Catholic had to be tough. For example in those days, you couldn't eat meat on Fridays. Something to do with the Pope's brother-in-law owning a fish market. I am just kidding about the fish market but that was the time period you didn't... Read more →


Merry Christmas To All from ClearysNoteBook

CNBNewsnet Wishing your Christmas be filled with peace, love and good health. Thank you for your support and loyalty Warmest Regards... Peyton...Don't Forget Me! Bill and Connie Cleary Sr. https://www.gloucestercitynews.net Read more →


City of Gloucester City Sells North Wind Schooner to Gloucester Sail, a Non-Profit Organization

Students aboard the North Wind (photo provide) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 20, 2021)--The City of Gloucester City sold The Schooner North Wind to the Gloucester City Sail organization last month. According to Mayor Dayl Baile, the City had the schooner appraised, and the value of it was $50,000. The City sold it to the Gloucester Sail organization for that amount, $50,000. That money will go back into the City’s Urban Development Action Grant (UDAG)program. Hopefully, Gloucester Sail’s non-profit organization will continue the good work they have been doing for all these years,” said the mayor. In May 2008 the City... Read more →


CNB Archives: Video Urges Public To Say Merry Christmas

Originally published on December 15, 2015 Bill Donohue would like to share something special: "The video, 'Say Merry Christmas,' is produced by the Say Merry Christmas network; it is a joy to watch. Anyone who supports the Catholic League will realize why it is so dear to us. The presentation is flawless. I would like to thank Catholic League members Rita and Denis Larrivee for bringing this to my attention. Please pass it around." http://www.catholicleague.org Say Merry Christmas - Vocal Carrie Rinderer and the American Christian Life United choir... Read more →


Bogey's Waterfront Restaurant; New City Wards? O'Donnell's Big Change; Toll Hikes are Coming in New Jersey

CNBNews TIPS AND SNIPPETS: The waterfront restaurant being built on vacant ground owned by the Bogey family is located on the borderline of Westville and Brooklawn at the intersection of Route 47 and Creek Road. The nearby City of Gloucester City has been trying to build a waterfront eatery for 37 years. Why do you think that City can't get the job done? (photo credit CNBNews) Related: Site Work Has Begun For New Brooklawn Circle Waterfront Bar/Restaurant William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews BROOKLAWN'S WATERFRONT RESTAURANT--Some construction work has started on the proposed waterfront restaurant that will be built on... Read more →


Gloucester City's Waterfront Remains Undeveloped, and is Wasting Away

SEE VIDEO BELOW William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews This past month a $10.5 million lawsuit was filed against the City of Gloucester City by Rocco D'Antonio, who was the developer of the proposed Organic Diversions Compost Plant in the Southport section of the City. The City in return counter sued the developer. The project was first announced in 2010 at a December 22 council meeting, at the time Mayor William James (now deceased) said a letter of intent was signed with D'Antonio to build the food-waste-to-energy facility at a cost of $30 million. The project was expected to generate... Read more →


Thanksgiving, Why You Should 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 who is on the sofa being a couch potato, because he is home with me and not out at the bars. ...for the teenager who is 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. ...for the mess to clean after a party, because it means I have been surrounded by friends. ...for the clothes that... Read more →


Rams and Lions Battle Thursday for City Bragging Rights

Editor's Note: The excerpt below is from the Renewal of Friendship booklet which was released in 1993 when the annual Thanksgiving Day football game between Gloucester High and Gloucester Catholic was resumed after nearly 30 years. The game will be played at the John Lynch Field at Gloucester High School, Rt. 130 and Market Street, on Thursday. Kickoff 10:30 AM Related: Two and One-Half-Hours BY G.J. FERGUSON (CNBNewsnet)(Gloucester City NJ)(Nov. 27, 2019)--It has been nearly three decades since the last City-Series game was played in 1965. At times, it seems like it was only yesterday. But, sadly it wasn't. With... Read more →


WHAT IS HAPPENING TO OUR COUNTRY?

Calif. Looters; George Floyd as Jesus; 800,000 Non-Citizens to have Right to Vote in NYC

(CNBNews)--Did you ever wonder what is happening to our country after reading your favorite news blog, or watching the nightly news? It seems to us that things are spinning out of control. To prove our point we are going to highlight some of those articles every so often. If you disagree, let us know. And, if you have any suggestions send them to CNBNews1@gmail.com, including the source. LOOTERS CONTINUE TO RANSACK STORES IN CALIFORNIA...public blames law that downgraded the theft of property less than $950 from a felony to a misdemeanor Three suspects have been arrested after an estimated 80... Read more →


New Owner for Clancy's Brooklawn, And Fond Memories of Wayne's Log Cabin

Clancy's Pub, Route 130, Brooklawn, formerly Waynes Log Cabin (CNBNews photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews BROOKLAWN, NJ--Empire Sports Bar & Grill is coming to Clancy’s Pub property in Brooklawn, NJ., according to Mark Mathews of 42Freeway. The new owner of the property is Derviş Aktürk of the nearby Empire Diner (a.k.a. the Brooklawn Diner) and he will continue to operate both restaurants, offering a different menu and experience in the two very close eateries. In January 2021 Peyton and Me noticed the property was listed for sale, the asking price was $459,900. The last time it was sold... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY
( THE COVID VACCINE Chapter II)

by Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Contributor The COVID vaccine is probably the most controversial topic of the day. The problem is one we see every day but never to this extent. There are too many cooks in the government's kitchen and the result isn't a stew as intended but a mess that no one knows what to do with. That is what we have - a government-mandated mess. Every and his brother (and mother, aunt, uncle, and the whole neighborhood) wants his 15 minutes of fame. Everyone wants his 15 minutes of fame. They go on talk shows and prove... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: $66.5 Million Being Spent to Strengthen Vaccine Conference Among Minorities

NOVEMBER 16, 2021|JUDICIAL WATCH In the next few months, the Biden administration is doling out $66.5 million to community organizations and “minority-serving institutions” that will help “strengthen vaccine confidence” among racial and ethnic minority groups as well as underserved communities. The allocation is part of a broader, $143.5 million initiative launched by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) this month to “address barriers to COVID-19 vaccination.” Under the plan an HHS offshoot called Health Resources and Services Administration that aims to “achieve health equity” will keep disbursing funds throughout the fiscal year to expand “community-based efforts” to vaccinate... Read more →


OPINION: Is The Medicare Coverage Helpline A Fraud?

William E. Cleary Sr.| CNBNews The only thing free about this scam is the phone call itself, which connects you to a for-profit insurance company. It’s impossible to read the disclaimer on your TV screen, according to an article in Beaconseniornews.com. Unfortunately, people you thought you could trust like, Joe Namath, along with William Shatner, and Jimmie Walker are promoting the scam. Joe Namath, Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl III in 1969, has become Most Valuable Persuader as the snake oil salesman for the Medicare Coverage Helpline in 2021, stated Beaconseniornews.com But here’s some of what it says: The... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering Through Gloucester City and West Collingswood Heights (XV)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 15, 2021)--Sunday a week ago around 9 AM we found this displeasing scene on the side of Chosen Profection Soul Food Restaurant?, 738 Monmouth Street. Gorging himself on the garbage was the one and only "Rocky The Flying Squirrel". If you ever wanted to know where some of the trash you see flying about on the main thoroughfares of our City comes from, here is just one source. Several months ago we asked Acting City Administrator/Police Chief Morrell, about the trash placed out by this same business owner on a... Read more →


THE-37-YEAR HISTORY OF THE FAILED WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT IN GLOUCESTER CITY

UPDATED/CORRECTED Above artist sketch of Gloucester Vista, to be built in the city's Southport zone(the year 2005-06). GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (NOV. 11, 2021)(CNBNews)--Those local politicians involved in this failed project knew along that it would never be built because of the toxic chemicals buried in the ground. They also knew Southport is in a flood zone, the streets leading in and out of those 145 acres become impassable during heavy rainfall. Before a shovel could go into the ground that infrastructure was the first thing that had to be solved. But, it was rarely mentioned by local politicians. RELATED: Compost... Read more →


Compost Plant Developer Files $10.5 Million Lawsuit Against Gloucester City Residents for Breach of Contract

In September 2020 former Mayor Daniel Spencer was asked by CNBNews for an update on the Southport compost facility. "It is still a go. It is a slow and lethargic process!" CNBNews photo GLOUCESTER CITY NJ(CNBNEWS.NET)—(The date, October 27, 2014)Construction crews have started to clear the site for the Organic Diversion’s food waste to energy facility that will be built on 9.5 acres in Gloucester City’s Southport. Bulldozers, which could be seen on the other side of the cyclone fence on Saturday, have cleared off much of the ground where the $30 million, 110,000 square foot facility will be located.... Read more →


Dennis Malloy: Vaccine Mandates, More Business Restrictions, Higher Taxes If Murphy Is Re-Elected

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Dennis Malloy, long-time NJ1015.com radio personality released an Opinion article today urging voters across the state of New Jersey to vote incumbent Democratic Governor Phil Murphy out of office tomorrow, November 2. Malloy, who doesn't hesitate to give his opinion on controversial topics is one part of the Dennis and Judi (Franco) show, a longtime stable of NJ1015's daily lineup broadcasting Monday through Friday from 10AM to 2PM. In today's commentary Malloy points to Murphy's first term in office as being mild compared to what is coming if he is elected for another term.... Read more →


Project Veritas Action Fund Releases a 2nd Video Exposes NJ Gov. Murphy’s Re-election Campaign; $40 Million for Illegals

NJ Gov. Murphy OMITTING Information on Taxpayer Funding for Illegal Immigrants Until After Election; Senior Advisor Wendy Martinez Says Murphy Will ‘Designate’ Millions Towards This Issue But ‘At This Point Would Be Political Suicide’ Wendy Martinez, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Campaign Senior Advisor: “I think it’s 40 million dollars [being allocated to illegal immigrants], something like that -- and to designate that at this point would be political suicide.” Martinez: “We need to get him [Murphy] elected first.” Matthew Urquijo, Manager of New Jersey Forward: “There's definitely [going to be] more aid [for illegal immigrants], especially [since] this will... Read more →


NJ Democrats Just Loved Biden's Story About The Amtrak Conductor Angelo...Even Though The Tale Was UNTRUE

NEWARK NJ (October 27, 2021)(CNBNews)--President Joe Biden was in New Jersey recently to campaign for Gov. Phil Murphy and also rally support for his Build Back Better legislation. After Biden's latest gaffe you have to wonder if Murphy regretted asking the President to campaign for him. photo courtesy of NJ Globe At a stop in Kearny, NJ Biden for the fifth time repeated a false story about an Amtrak conductor he supposedly knew, according to the Shore News Network. “I apologize because some of you have heard this,” Biden said during his Build Back Better tour stop in Kearny, New... Read more →


NOVEMBER 2 ELECTION: Three Candidates Running for One Council Seat in Gloucester City

William E.Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 26, 2021)(CNBNews)---For the first time in over a decade voters in Gloucester City actually have several candidates running for a seat on city council. The norm in the past has always been the incumbent runs unopposed. And, for the longest while that is how it has been. But, because former mayor, and longtime democratic politician Daniel Spencer resigned unexpectedly in April the council at-large seat of Patrick Keating became vacant as he assumed the position of mayor. Keating had one year left on his council seat. The three people running for... Read more →


Connecting Communities with the Glassboro-Camden Line

The Glassboro-Camden Line (GCL) is a proposed 18-mile passenger rail line between Glassboro & Camden in South Jersey. The line restores passenger rail service along an existing rail line traversing Gloucester & Camden counties. The GCL will improve transit service along the Glassboro to Camden corridor with a focus on increasing mobility and improving links between the established communities, jobs, and activity centers. Is it true there will be no out-of-pocket cost for towns that choose to apply for quiet zones? Yes. There will be no cost to the towns along the corridor who choose to apply for quiet zone... Read more →


Salaries for Gloucester Full-Time Employees Range from $50,000 to $200,000; Council's Health Benefits Stopped

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews)(October 24, 2021)-This year's salary ordinance adopted in January 1, 2021 by Mayor and Council and changed in May reveals that salaries ranges from a high of $200,000 for the position of police chief/city administrator to a low of $50,000 for the job of confidential aid to the mayor. Gloucester City taxpayers employ 109 full-time employees, 77 part-time employees and pay the health benefits for 75 retirees which cost almost $2 million. This years total budget is $25,457,774. Of that amount $13,117,045 is for salaries, or in another words more than... Read more →


THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: What Will Really Matter in the End

++++++ By Michael Josephson Ready or not some day it will come to an end. There will be no more sunrises, no minutes, hours or days. All the things you collected whether treasured or forgotten will pass to someone else. Your wealth, fame and temporal power will shrivel to irrelevance. It will not matter what you owned or what your were owed. Your grudges, resentments, frustrations and jealousies will finally disappear. So too, your hopes, ambitions, plans and to do lists will expire. The wins and losses that once seemed so important will fade away. It won’t matter where you... Read more →


Gloucester City Planning/Zoning Oks Building Plans for N. Bwy. Business, AND ST. Marys Parking Lot Expansion

UPDATED Henry Mensah, the owner of 300 N. Broadway, which is a vacant lot was given approval to construct a building on the property. He is going to open a tool rental business. One nearby resident who lives across the street from the lot (a circle surrounds the residential block) spoke against the new tax ratable. That residential area was the scene of shooting in July. (Google street view) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--(October 22, 2021)--The Gloucester City Planning/Zoning Board approved the minutes of the August 18 meeting which allow a tool rental business to build... Read more →


New EPA Data, Over 2,500 NJ Sites Potential Sources of PFAS; 4 Sites in Gloucester City, 33 Sites in Camden

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews)(October 20,2021)--The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released new data that shows that about 2,500 industrial sites in New Jersey could be potential sources of PFAS, or “forever” chemicals. These sites are located in every county in the state. Nationwide, over 120,000 sites were identified as companies that may be making, handling, or storing these dangerous chemicals. You can view the interactive map from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) here. Screenshot of map below. The four sites in Gloucester City include Amspec Chemical Company, 751 Water Street and at the foot of Water Street, Thermoseal Glass, 400-418... Read more →


OPINION: The Pension System for Police, Fire Departments and County Sheriffs Needs to be Fixed

UPDATED/CORRECTED Dorothy Heade | CNBNews contributor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 19, 2021)--Recently there was quite the conversation on CNBNews about Gloucester City employees who are enrolled in the NJ state pension plans. One person explained that when he retired from his private industry job he should make out just as well and questioned if the rest of us were jealous. The answer is "no." If someone worked for Comcast (as an example) and is collecting a million dollar pension, congratulations! I, as a consumer, have the opportunity to use Comcast's services or Verizon , Dish, Direct or no cable service... Read more →


The Political Games Played by The Washington Elite Never End

" Citizens, it is time to take our country back from the Political Class, from The Media, and from the Liberal and Conservative Elite ~Carly Fiorina " William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews WASHINGTON, DC (October 11, 2021)-- The National School Boards Association sent a letter to President Joseph R. Biden on September 29, 2001 asking him to help stop the alleged threats from parents and other members of the public being made against school boards and dedicated education leaders. Over the past several weeks the media have been televising clips of parents lambasted school boards members across the nation... Read more →


THE ROOTS AND COST OF GUN VIOLENCE IN PHILADELPHIA AND IN THE SCHOOLS

" I love you, be safe, see you tomorrow.” ~Keisha Wilkins, principal Martin Luther King HS Martin Luther King High School, West Philadelphia Johann Calhoun, Chalkbeat Oct 6,2021 PHILADELPHIA, PA--In more than six years as principal of Martin Luther King High School in Philadelphia, Keisha Wilkins has developed a ritual of sending students off in the afternoon with the same parting words: “I love you, be safe, see you tomorrow.” But twice in the past year at the 551-student school in Philadelphia’s West Oak Lane neighborhood, students haven’t returned. A junior was found shot to death while attending a vigil... Read more →


The DePoder Gang Leader And His Son Sentenced for Illegal Drug Sales and Defrauding SNAP; Others Plead Guilty

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet CAMDEN, N.J. (October 8, 2021)(CNBNewsnet)-– A Camden County, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to a federal prison term for leading a conspiracy to distribute and sell oxycodone, Adderall, and Xanax while also defrauding the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and his son was sentenced for conspiring with his father to distribute Adderall, distributing oxycodone, and defrauding the SNAP program by using unlawfully obtained benefits sold to him by his father, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Rocco DePoder, 68, of Gloucester City, New Jersey, was sentenced to 70 months in prison.... Read more →


CORONAVIRUS: Few Masks. Sick Kids. Packed ERs. How One District’s First Four Weeks of School Went Bad

by Nicole Carr ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Series: Coronavirus The U.S. Response to COVID-19 For the mother of two in suburban Atlanta’s wealthy East Cobb, the breaking point came the first Friday of the school year. It was two months after Cobb County School District, Georgia’s second-largest, announced it was revoking its mask mandate, two days after the district ditched its quarantine protocol for a far more lenient one, and 10 minutes after she had decided to cold call a local... Read more →


Drowning Victim Found in Little Timber Creek Was 66-Year-Old Man; Alcohol Might Have Caused Accident

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet UPDATED: The 66-year-drowning victim has been identified as MICHAEL DUNN CNBNews photo credit (Above) In the distant Rescue units from Westville and Bellmawr Fire Departments on the South Broadway Bridge responded to a call of a body floating face down in the Little Timber Creek. Gloucester City, N.J. (September 28, 2021)(CNBNews)– A deceased male was pulled from Little Timber Creek in Gloucester City Monday afternoon, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Gloucester City Police Chief Brian Morrell. Officers responded to the 600 block of South Broadway at approximately 2:14 p.m.... Read more →


DEVELOPING: Body of a Man Recovered from Little Timber Creek at Gloucester City/ Brooklawn Border

UPDATED: The 66-year-drowning victim has been identified as MICHAEL DUNN (CNBNews photo credit) BODY RECOVERED FROM LITTLE TIMBER CREEK--Officers and rescue personnel, from Gloucester City and Brooklawn at the railroad trestle. We do not know if the body of the man is being wrapped in the white tarp that officers are looking at on the left side of the photo. William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews BROOKLAWN--Today, between 3 and 3:30 PM a bevy of law enforcement and fire departments descended into the area of the Brooklawn-Gloucester railroad trestle after a call was received that there was a body in... Read more →


New Treatment for Mast Cell Tumors in Dogs

November 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the approval of Stelfonta (tigilanol tiglate injection) to treat dogs with non-metastatic, skin-based (cutaneous) mast cell tumors (MCTs). The FDA is also approving Stelfonta to treat non-metastatic MCTs located under the dog’s skin (subcutaneous), in particular areas of a dog’s leg. Stelfonta is injected directly into the MCT (intratumoral injection). Stelfonta works by activating a protein that spreads throughout the treated tumor, which disintegrates tumor cells. Peyton Cleary “This is the first approval for an intratumoral injection to treat non-metastatic mast cell tumors in dogs,” said Steven M. Solomon, D.V.M., M.P.H.,... Read more →


*Comment Restrictions: You Must Provide A Working Email Address/Name Will Be Published

Gloucestercitynews.net/CNBNewsnet comment rules, subject to change. Starting immediately we will 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 hide behind a computer screen, won’t be so embolden to viciously attack an opposing point of view now that their name is... Read more →


CHALKBEAT: President Biden's Latest Edict for States to Drop Bans on Mask Mandates Will Further Divide Nation

image courtesy of http://www.clker.com/ (Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files) ++++++ Matt BarnumSep 8, 2021, In his first several months in office, Education Secretary Miguel Cardona had largely steered clear from controversy. But recently he’s waded directlyinto a debate roiling school boards and state houses across the country: whether schools should require all students and staff to wear masks. “We cannot sit around,” he said last month, as the Biden administration pushed back against states banning school mask mandates. “We have to do everything in our power, including civil rights investigations.” Soon after, he announced investigations into five states — Iowa, Oklahoma, South... Read more →


PEYTON AND ME MEANDERING Through Brooklawn, Gloucester City, and Westville (Chapter XIV)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CORRECTION/UPDATED: It has been brought to our attention by Police Chief/City Administrator Brian Morrell that he has three and half more years to work before he can retire; that his salary is based on the last year of his employment. Morrell also took exception to our statement that no one could perform two jobs and do them efficiently. Stating, "You do not know what I do or don't do, you just assumed. Why do you continue to bash me?" Our position remains that no one can perform two jobs, and do them well. And,... Read more →