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CNBNews BOOK REVIEW: Four More Great Reads to Get You Through April Showers

“Greedy Heart” by A.P. Murray (NAPS)—Thirty-five-year-old Delia Mulcahy was raised in a modern-day castle on Fifth Avenue until the Great Family Financial Disaster of 1986. While biding her time in Florida paying off student debt, Delia discovers the inevitability of a looming crash and how to make millions off of it. The top hedge fund rivals in New York City want Delia on their team. What they don’t know: Delia has some devious intentions of her own. A spectacular drama of inheritance, attraction, greed, infidelity, hoarding, and morality told through a fictional tale of the financial crash and one eccentric... Read more →


Book Review: A Deep Drive, Expert Analysis of Police Procedure, Use of Deadly Force, Wrongful Convictions

Author, Timothy T. Williams, Jr. dives deep into what it takes to be an expert analyst of Police Procedure, Use of Force and Wrongful Convictions for high-profile criminal & civil rights c​ases. LOS ANGELES (March 31, 2020) — Retired ​Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Senior Detective Supervisor, Timothy T. Williams, Jr., pulls back the curtain on Use of Force, Police Procedure and Wrongful Convictions in his debut book, ​A Deep Dive: An Expert Analysis on Police Procedure, Use of Force and Wrongful Convictions.​ In the book, Williams recounts his experiences with LAPD, and how he applies that knowledge as a... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: EveryLibrary Institute's HALO Fund to Helping Librarians/Library Workers

in need of financial assistance due to COVID-19 Library workers tirelessly support their communities through the provision of resources, programming, and materials and the EveryLibrary Institute is honoring their hard work in this critical time. In honor of National Library Worker Day on April 21st, 2020, the EveryLibrary Institute is proud to be working with hundreds of library supporters and leading library vendors to provide “cost of living grants” of up to $250 to qualified library workers, librarians, and staff from public, school, and academic libraries who have an urgent financial need. The EveryLibrary Institute is a national 501c3 non-profit... Read more →


Book Review: Perils of War; High-Stakes Thriller; Modern Women Ambitions; Guide To Seeking Harmony

When the Tempest Gathers” by Andrew Milburn (NAPS)—This is no ordinary war memoir. These are the combat experiences of the first Marine to command a special operations task force, leading Marines through the streets of Mogadishu, Baghdad, Fallujah and Mosul and culminating in the fight against ISIS. Very few personal accounts of war cover such a wide breadth of experience or with so discerning a perspective. Milburn tells his extraordinary story with self-effacing candor, describing openly his personal struggles with the isolation of command, post-combat trauma and family tragedy. He lets the reader experience what it’s like to lead those... Read more →


Book Review: “Getting to Us

Bestselling Book Helps Businesses Thrive, Bridge Gap with Millennials Joe Curcillo, an author, business coach, lawyer and motivational speaker, has a bestselling book that is helping countless businesses grow HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania – (April 13, 2020) – If there is one thing that every business needs, it is for their team to all be on the same page and working toward the same goal. Yet most business leaders don’t know how to create a vision that they can get everyone on board with or how to execute the mission once they do. One bestselling author, Joe Curcillo, has written a book... Read more →


SEN. TIM SCOTT’S BOOK TITLED ‘OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS’

– AN OVERCOMER’S STORY FOR THE CHALLENGES OF TODAY AND TOMORROW How Hard Work, Business and Community Can Improve Lives and End Poverty Opportunity Knocks by Senator Tim Scott NEW YORK – April 8, 2020 – From a childhood of fatherless poverty to dreams demolished by a random accident to the floor of the United States Senate, New York Times bestselling author Sen. Tim Scott’s new book Opportunity Knocks offers a compelling case for what is possible in America today with faith and determination. A senator from South Carolina, Scott is the only African American Republican in the Senate and... Read more →


Runnemede Public Library Board of Trustees Conference Call Meeting April 14

RUNNEMEDE NJ (April 6, 2020)--Due to the COVID-19 situation the regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Runnemede Public Library will be held as a conference call on Tuesday April 14, 2020 at 7:00pm. If you wish to participate call 856-315-0003. Use code when prompted: 4688. Kathleen Vasinda Director P.O. Box 119 Runnemede, NJ 08078 -- Runnemede Public Library (856)939-4688 www.runnemedepubliclibrary.com Library Hours Monday 10:00am-4:00pm Tuesday 12:00-8:00pm Wednesday 10:00am-4:00pm Thursday 10:00am-6:00pm Friday 10:00am-3:00pm Saturday 10:00 am-1:00 pm Sunday Closed Read more →


New Novel: Terribilita by Ben Wyckoff

AN ITALIAN FAMILY’S HISTORIC SAGA SHOWS A SINGLE CHOICE CAN HAVE PROFOUND AND LASTING CONSEQUENCES In New Novel Praised by Kirkus as “Satisfying, Swashbuckling and Surprising,” Patriotism, Love, Family and Honor Collide Tragically Amid Italy’s 19th Century Unification Movement Set in Italy, the Horn of Africa and at Sea, Terribilita by Ben Wyckoff Shore Released March 18, 2020 With Italy in the spotlight as our world turns its attention to the consequences of everyday choices, a new novel brings us a refreshing look at the profound impact of individual actions at a crucial moment in Italy’s past. In Terribilita, the... Read more →


Diverse Book Ideas...

“The Buddha Sat Right Here” by Dena Moes (NAPSI)—Author Dena Moes felt trapped on the “hamster wheel of working motherhood,” no longer believing that bigger material possessions cause greater happiness. So in 2014 she tore off her Supermom cape, shuttered the house, and took her husband and preteen daughters on an eight-month odyssey through India and Nepal. Her family left their California life of carpools and Cal skate, and traveled by bus, train and elephant. They met the Dalai Lama, hugged Amma the Divine Mother and visited the tree where the Buddha sat. This unforgettable adventure will open your heart,... Read more →


NEWS OF BOOKS: Rock-And-Roll Mystery

(NAPSI)—In the ’80s and ’90s, Jimmy Thunder was flying high—as bass player and lyricist for the chart-topping “hair band” Dark Mondays. But times and tastes changed, forcing Jimmy into early retirement, complete with a bruised ego and a years-long grudge against an industry that abandoned him. So when a record company lawyer shows up on Jimmy’s doorstep, he is less than welcoming. Only when the attorney states his case—that Jimmy’s old friend Kevin is dying, and leaving behind a musical mystery worth millions—is he willing to head back into the world he left behind, and help unravel a puzzle that... Read more →


Olympian: What a postponed Olympics can teach us about uncertainty & hope

US Olympic sailor Carol Newman Cronin, who competed in Athens in 2004, knows what it’s US Olympic sailor Carol Newman Cronin like to be an athlete in uncertain times. On September 12, 2001, while on her way to a regatta in preparation for the Games, she “sailed” right past the still-smoking remains of the Twin Towers. The whole world had shifted on its axis, paralyzed with shock and fear. Yet Carol sailed on. Sailors, she points out, are uniquely trained to adapt to a constant barrage of uncertainty. Sticking to her schedule right after 9/11 was her way of holding... Read more →


Home Country: Just Leave This Problem to Dud

Slim Randles | CNBNews.net “So how about this?” Dud said, grinning. “We get somebody to pretend to be an oil tycoon’s executive director or something, and we have him talk to Delbert about where to build the refinery.” The other members of the Mule Barn truck stop’s world dilemma think tank looked at Dud and sipped coffee and silently shook their heads. “Okay, Dud said,” and why not?” “Won’t work,” said Steve, brushing sweet roll crumbs off his walrus moustache. “Dud, the nearest oil to this valley is sold in cans down at the Gas Station Gun Shop.” “Yeah, I... Read more →


CNBNews Books: Kids’ Book Highlights Bernie and Socialism

And It’s Not Pretty A new children’s book features a Bernie Sanders character as a millionaire socialist dead set on imposing his socialist policies on an elementary school. In Help! Mom! The Swamp is in My School! written by bestselling author Katharine DeBrecht, Sanders (sporting a top hat and a one-percent pin) scolds kids at Bradford Plymouth School saying, “Working for the government my entire life, I know how to earn good money!” DeBrecht describes the book as a “hilarious and fun way to explain the failures of socialism to kids,” and says the book is a much-needed balance to... Read more →


BOOKTRIB'S BOOKBITES Historical Fiction, Spiritual Guidance From Two Journeys, And A Thriller

Her Quiet Revolution” by Marianne Monson (NAPSI)—A historically rich novel that brings to life the fascinating story of America’s first female state senator, Martha Hughes Cannon, who was also a doctor, suffragist and champion of public health in the frontier territory of Utah in the late 19th century. This is the first historical fiction novel based on a woman whose extraordinary life as a pioneer paralleled that of the nation, struggling to grow and expand westward, wrestling with the rights and freedoms guaranteed to all citizens, including women, and overcoming tremendous odds and roadblocks by forging the American spirit of... Read more →


Home Country: Helping Steve At The Mule Barn Truck Stop

Slim Randles l CNBNews Contributor Steve was out in the Mule Barn truck stop parking lot the other day, tightening something with his wrenches under the hood of his pickup truck. The rest of us stood around looking wise. “You sure it ain’t the solenoid?” said Bert. “I don’t think they make them anymore,” said Doc. “It’s usually the solenoid,” Bert said, with finality. Out of self defense, Steve emerged from his cavern of wires and metal long enough to say, “Didn’t I see you have a goat now, Bert?” Bert nodded. “That’s why I hate allergies.” We waited. We... Read more →


BOOK REVIEW: Gizmo 4 President! is a new children’s election-themed book

Discover why candidate Gizmo is joining paws with children to save the oceans Jupiter Beach, FL. (February 20, 2020) — America, meet canine presidential candidate Gizmo, a fun-loving, surfing dog who is sending a refreshingly positive message for parents and educators to discuss the election with their children while also diving into topics like bullying, ocean cleanup and overcoming challenges. Surf’s Up Gizmo Children’s Foundation shares this new book that presents Gizmo as a presidential candidate with extraordinary messages for children. Gizmo’s presidential platform reminds children about the importance of coastal conservation, an issue that is of significant concern to... Read more →


BOOK REVIEW: Help! Mom! The Swamp is in My School!

AOC Dingbat, Trump Superhero in New Kids’ Book - Socialism 101 for Tots A new children’s book casts Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a gum-popping, bored, selfie-taking amateur while President Trump, donning a MAGA-red superhero cape, swoops in to save an elementary school from the evils of socialism. Help! Mom! The Swamp is in My School! written by bestselling author Katharine DeBrecht, is described as a “hilarious and fun way to explain socialism to kids.” DeBrecht, author of the bestseller Help! Mom! There are Liberals Under My Bed! says the book is needed to balance what she believes is institutionalized indoctrination... Read more →


BOOK REVIEWS: Thrillers, Fantasy And Historical Saga To Suit All Reading Tastes

“Desire of Whimsy” by Charletta Barksdale (NAPSI)-Serenity has a gift: She is able to interpret and control her dreams. And when she dreams more and more of a certain mysterious man, he begins to consume her waking thoughts as well. Trance’s gift—the ability to control others’ thoughts and emotions while they are sleeping—makes it hard for him to decipher between dream and reality, especially because he doesn’t even know he is in a coma. When Serenity—who happens to work with coma patients in the same Edinburgh hospital—and Trance meet in dreams, they learn a lot more than they ever could... Read more →


Home Country: The Best Time of the Year

Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor “This is ‘bout the best time of year,” said Steve, “to get out and do something fun, like go to a rodeo.” “Awful cold out there right now, Steve,” said Doc, who has more degrees than a thermometer. “I guess it’s a good thing they have all those building rodeos these days.” “Well, that would take all the sport out of it, wouldn’t it?” Steve said. “Dud, pass the sugar please.” Dud passed the sugar. “Don’t know what you mean, Steve. Why would it take all the sport out of rodeo if the folks in... Read more →


January 2020 Programming/Special Hours at Avalon Free Public Library

Avalon, NJ Holiday Hours New Year’s Eve: 9am-5pm New Year’s Day: Closed Martin Luther King Jr., Day: 9am-5pm Tuesday, December 31 11am-12pm Happy Noon Year! Our youngest patrons are invited to help us ring in the “Noon” year with a story, snacks, fun, and a puppet show! Saturday, January 4 1pm The Unsinkable Titanic The Titanic may be the best-known ship of all time. It hit an iceberg on its maiden voyage – sinking in less than three hours with a loss of almost 1,500 men, women, and children. How did this happen? Who perished? What happened to the survivors?... Read more →


A novel intended ‘to go to the heart of Christmas’

By Carl Peters/THE CATHOLIC STAR HERALD - December 2019 It is a tale of sin, guilt, sorrow, hardship and injustice, but it is also, finally, about finding hope in a harsh and unjust world. It is, in the truest sense, a book about Christmas. “Mr. Ives’ Christmas” is the second novel Oscar Hijuelos wrote that was influenced by the holiday. His first attempt emphasized the festive and joyful aspects of Christmas, but his publisher rejected it. Hijuelos, a Pulitzer prize winning author, responded by saying, “OK, I’m really going to the heart of Christmas then,” his widow, Lori Carlson, recalled.... Read more →


Lech Wałęsa Speaks at Oakland University in Rochester Hills, Michigan

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Rochester, MI (Nov. 16, 2019)-- Former Nobel Peace Prize awardee and Republic of Poland president Lech Wałęsa was the keynote speaker at Oakland University last Friday, as the guest of the Varner Vitality Lecture Series. He made an earlier appearance at an intimate press conference that was sponsored by the Oakland University Division of Academic Affairs and the Polish-American Federal Credit Union. Wałęsa, who understands some English, was skillfully assisted by longtime interpreter and author Magdalena Iwinska. Wałęsa wore a black T-shirt that proclaimed in Polish, “Constitution Is Being Violated” (In Polish block letters, an... Read more →


Book & Coaching Service Aims to Help Students Prepare for College/the Workforce

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--To the Next Step, a book and an educational and coaching company, is aimed at helping high school and college students prepare for college and careers. Kyle Grappone, founder of the To the Next Step coaching firm and author of a book by the same name, says his goal is to provide students with the tools they need to succeed in the real world. Grappone says, “I want students to understand how much time, energy, and resources goes into your full-time job. I want them to use that as a wakeup call, take control of their future, and discover a... Read more →


Why is it Still Fashionable to Read? 

(May 29, 2019)--Science supports the idea that reading is ideal for good health. Unfortunately, not many people value the tradition of reading. A lot of individuals admit to not reading books often, and this is a worrying trend. Books are filled with wisdom and are a fountain of knowledge. You need this to not only jog your brain but also learn more. Research alludes that people who read books are poised to have a better life and health than those who don't and are better placed in society. At least, this should give you the impetus to get into the... Read more →


“Do You Want To Play Some Football Under The Lights?"

University of Detroit Mercy Athletic History DATELINE DETROIT… OCTOBER 5, 1951 By Fred Lauck, Esq. Under the cool, night skies of a crisp October evening in the year of 1951, a bus load of Fightin’ Irishmen from Notre Dame pulled into Briggs Stadium at “The Corner” of Michigan and Trumbull Avenue. Their mission… to do battle with Detroit’s fightin’ Titans on the “Field of Dreams.” The lights at the historic stadium lit up the night sky over downtown Detroit seducing the “birds of a feather” into believing it was time to get up and go hunt worms again. The lights... Read more →


May 2019 Programming at Avalon Free Public Library

April showers and spring flowers are finally here! Enjoy these great programs at the Avalon Free Public Library and History Center. Stay tuned for author talks, motivational programming and the official launch to our summer reading program! A full calendar of events can be found at www.avalonfreelibrary.org. Saturday, May 4 1pm Author Talk: “Cape May County New Jersey: The Making of an American Resort Community” Enjoy a lecture at the History Center given by Dr. Jeffery M. Dorwart, Professor Emeritus, Rutgers University, and author of the book “Cape May County, NJ: The Making of an American Resort Community”. Hear and... Read more →


Home Country: Do I look stoo-pid?

gloucestercitynews.net | March 13, 2019 Buy me a beer! / CNBNews graphics file Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor “Comin’ up on Saint Paddy’s Day, boys,” Windy said, coming in on final approach to an empty chair. Perfect two-point landing. Loretta filled his cup with fresh and he reared back and addressed the members of the Mule Barn truck stop’s world dilemma think tank. “Almost here, yessir. But this one ain’t gonna be like the last one … not by a strong shot. Lead us not into configuration, thass what I always say.” Well, yes he does, actually. In fact, expanding... Read more →


KU Department of Geography to Host Talk and Book Signing with National Geographic Explorer

and TED Fellow Dr. M. Jackson CNBNewsnet | March 6, 2019 KUTZTOWN, PA ( Kutztown University's Department of Geography is pleased to host Dr. M. Jackson, National Geographic Society Explorer, TED Fellow, geographer, glaciologist, environmental educator and author of The Secret Lives of Glaciers (2019). Dr. M. Jackson's talk will take place on Monday, April 15, at 6 p.m. in room 145 of Boehm Science Building. Following the talk will be a Q&A session with questions from the audience, both in-person and online, as well as a book signing. The event is free and open to the public. In addition... Read more →


Bergen County Sheriff’s Office Participates in “Read Across America” Week

Bergen County, N.J. – Over the last week, members of the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office visited fourteen public elementary schools across the county to participate in “Read Across America” week as part of Sheriff Anthony Cureton’s ongoing effort to continue strengthening ties between the community and law enforcement. “Read Across America” is an annual reading motivation and awareness program organized by the National Education Association that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, 2019, the birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss. “Read Across America is a great opportunity for our officers to make... Read more →


IS YOUR LOVE LETTER SWOON-WORTHY ENOUGH TO WIN A TIFFANY RING?

In the era of online dating, Cupid's age-old trappings like hand-written love notes have fallen by the wayside. But this timeless display of affection will never go out of style. Given the rarity, a love letter could be just what you need to win over that crush, rekindle the romance, or even show your squad-love for Galentine's Day. When was the last time you told someone you loved how you really felt? Where do you even begin? Luckily, expert writers Dalma Heyn and Richard Marek have your back. This husband and wife team of New York Times best-selling authors are... Read more →


Winter Programs at Gloucester City Library

Learn a New Language with Mango! Gloucester City Library now offers library card holders access to Mango Languages. Mango is a service that allows cardholders to learn a language online from any device no matter where you are. All you need is your library card. If you have any questions about using Mango, we encourage you to contact the library. To start using Mango please click the banner below. Check Out Hoopla Are you on the go a lot? Wish you could watch some great movies and TV on your mobile device while traveling? Are music or audiobooks more your... Read more →


Voorhees Branch Library Roof Replacement Underway

(Voorhees, NJ) (January 6, 2019)– The Voorhees branch of the Camden County Library System currently has limited parking in order to accommodate a project to replace the building’s roof. “There is a large crane in the customer parking lot that is severely limiting parking at this time,” said Freeholder Bill Moen, liaison to the Camden County Library System. “It will remain there for most of next week, and will return toward the end of the project in about two weeks.” Additional parking is available across Laurel Road at the Voorhees Town Center. The M. Allan Vogelson Regional Branch Library of... Read more →


Voorhees Branch Library Roof Replacement Underway

(Voorhees, NJ) – The Voorhees branch of the Camden County Library System currently has limited parking in order to accommodate a project to replace the building’s roof. “There is a large crane in the customer parking lot that is severely limiting parking at this time,” said Freeholder Bill Moen, liaison to the Camden County Library System. “It will remain there for most of next week, and will return toward the end of the project in about two weeks.” Additional parking is available across Laurel Road at the Voorhees Town Center. The M. Allan Vogelson Regional Branch Library of the Camden... Read more →


Upcoming Events at the Philadelphia Library

Parkway Central Library/1901 Vine St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 Upcoming Events at Parkway Central Library Tuesday, November 13, 2018 11:00 a.m. Preschool Storytime! 3:00 p.m. A Free Tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City Exhibition 4:00 p.m. Young Authors' Club 7:30 p.m. H.W. Brands | Heirs of the Founders: The Epic Rivalry of Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster, the Second Generation of American Giants Wednesday, November 14, 2018 10:00 a.m. Workplace Wednesday: Resume Review Upcoming One Book, One Philadelphia Events Wednesday, January 16, 2019 7:30 p.m. One Book, One Philadelphia Kickoff Event | Featuring Jesmyn Ward | Parkway Central Library... Read more →


It’s a Matter of Life and Death:

Growing Up in a Funeral Home and What I Learned Since by Lawrence J. (Gus) Danks (GCHS -1963) Available on Amazon.com as a paperback and also as a Kindle e-book. (Kindle e-books can be viewed on tablets and phones, as well as on Kindle devices.) The paperback is $9.97. The e-book is $2.99. The Amazon book ordering page for it is HERE: The book is not intended to be a money making effort, but one to help the reader find more happiness in life, assuage some of the natural curiosity about funeral homes that many have, and also to provide... Read more →


Gloucester City Library Garden Beautification

by Gloucester City Library Director Wen Gu WHO: YOU! WHAT: The Gloucester City Library is looking for creative minds to design and implement a beautification of our Corner Garden! We’re looking for residents to design a layout for the Garden. Once designs are submitted, the library’s Board of Trustees will vote on a winning design. After a design is chosen, the public will have a chance to get hands on with the project and actually implement the design. Garden designs include the following: drawings/pictures/illustrations, supply and materials list and estimated cost of those materials, as well as an estimated number... Read more →


Seaport Museum: Moby-Dick Marathon

October 19-20, 2018 PHILADELPHIA PA (October 13, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Join Independence Seaport Museum and The Rosenbach for a great white whale of a celebration! Spanning a full 24 hours, Herman Melville's masterpiece will be read in its entirety, accompanied by a boatload of food and fun activities for all ages. Purchase tickets or become a sponsor here. Schedule of Events Friday, October 19 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. The Harpoon Saloon: A VIP Reception on the fantail of Cruiser Olympia. Sing along with sea shanties, savor seafaring eats, and sip a glass of wine while supporting The Rosenbach and Independence Seaport Museum with... Read more →


BLACK LIVES MATTER ACTIVIST DERAY MCKESSON DISCUSSES NEW BOOK

IN AN INTIMATE CONVERSATION ON KIMMEL CENTER CULTURAL CAMPUS OCTOBER 6, 2018 (Philadelphia, PA, September 2018)(CNBNewsnet) – Internationally recognized Black Lives Matter activist and host of the podcast Pod Save the People, DeRay Mckesson will come to the Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. in support of his debut book On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope. During the On the Other Side of Freedom Tour, Mckesson will draw from his own experiences as an organizer, educator, and public official to discuss issues of culture, social justice, and politics. The conversation... Read more →


Reading, Writing, and Summer Nights at Saint Rose of Lima Parish

CNBNews graphics file Written by Matthew Janis Oh, those summer nights — biking, swimming, roasting marshmallows — oh, and at Saint Rose of Lima Parish in Haddon Heights, reading and writing, too. For the past 15 years, the parish’s annual Summer Literacy Program has students from kindergarten to eighth grade gathering every Tuesday for reading and writing sessions. This fun, free summer program was created by Dr. Bernadette Janis, a long-time parishioner at Saint Rose of Lima, professor at The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, and mother of six children, all of whom attended Saint Rose of Lima... Read more →


Book spotlights pivotal Postal Inspection Case

image provided by U.S. Postal Service (August 20, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--A new book highlights a Postal Inspection Service investigation that changed law enforcement’s understanding of organized crime operations. “Inspector Oldfield and the Black Hand Society: America’s Original Gangsters and the U.S. Postal Detective Who Brought Them to Justice” tells how Frank Oldfield busted an underground criminal network that used the mail to extort money from Italian-American immigrants. The book, co-written by William Oldfield, Frank’s great-grandson, and Victoria Bruce, features documents and photos from Frank’s extensive collection. “He kept everything,” William said. For eight years, William traveled and researched the files and trial... Read more →


Gloucester City Author Offers Sixth of Series

by CNBNewsnet Staff GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 10, 2018)--Gloucester City resident Dawn O. Watson began writing about the mythical town of "Pi, NJ" while caring for her mother in her home. "I needed something to do while keeping my mother company. She wanted me to sit with her all day while she watched television," Mrs. Watson said. "I got a set of headphones to block the sound and set up my laptop in whatever room she occupied. And then, I wrote." The series became more popular when Gloucester City artist Amy D'apice, began designing the covers for the books. "The... Read more →


The Gloucester City Library Your Local Source for Digital Books, Audiobooks, Movies, TV Shows Etc.

The Gloucester City Library, located at Bergen Street and the Railroad GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 8, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Did you know that The Gloucester City Public Library offers a program that provides Library Card holders access to millions of titles in digital books, audiobooks, comics, music, movies, and television shows? With Hoopla, Gloucester City Library patrons can instantly borrow great content from anywhere at anytime. Stop by to see us if you need a Library Card or give us a call, 856-456-4181, if you just need to set your four digit pin. Visit our website at www.gcpl.us Read more →


RiverPark Pub Promotes Local Talent, Organizations

RPP: The Place to Be! by CNBNewsnet Staff (CNBNewsnet)GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (July 2, 2018)-- RiverPark Pub, located at 200 Jersey Avenue in Gloucester City has been giving back to the community since it was established in early 2017. Local bands dominate the evening scene while church organizations and creative groups enjoy the venue after the dinner crowd has made its way over to the bar for a nightcap. Hosted by Michael Soll, RiverPark also encourages activist groups such as the Gloucester City Town Watch to schedule their meetings in the cozy upstairs banquet room. Set some time aside on Tuesday,... Read more →


Mighty Writers Expands to Camden City

CAMDEN CITY NJ (June 19, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Next month, the award-winning Mighty Writers will expand beyond Philadelphia for the first time with a new location in Camden City, New Jersey. The student literacy non-profit's new permanent location - their fifth - will be based in the Nick Virgilio Writers House (1801 Broadway) in the Waterfront South section of the city. "We've had numerous requests over the years to bring our programs to Camden," says Tim Whitaker, Mighty Writers' executive director. "We're thrilled to have found a home at the brand new Nick Virgilio Writers House. We think of Camden as a blood... Read more →


Top-Selling Book On Bill Clinton Rape Pulled From Amazon’s Kindle Store

E-book scrubbed without warning (Infowars) – Juanita Broaddrick, who says Bill Clinton raped her in 1978, has had her top-selling book pulled from the Kindle Store. The print version of the book, You’d Better Put Some Ice On That: How I Survived Being Raped by Bill Clinton, is still for sale but the e-book that was #1 on Kindle is no longer available. In a June 12 Facebook post, Broaddrick asked if Amazon was “deliberately trying to silence” her book, noting that Amazon owns the publisher they blamed for the book’s disappearance. Outrageous!! Was just sent this by Amazon. My... Read more →


Local Author Expands Genre, Pens Post-Apocalyptic Novel About Seniors

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (June 8, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Local author Dawn O Watson’s newest novel, “Ezekiel: 38” switches gears from her series about a small town (the Pi series) and tells of the destruction of young people and those of high intellect, with a gas known as N65. The story is told from the perspective of a 67 year old widow residing in Philadelphia. When the gas destroys everything in its path with the exception of senior citizens and those with fewer neurons, she attempts to make a new life. Barbara Hanson finds other survivors, but some have turned to destructive means to... Read more →


New Book: THE JERSEY SHORE by Dominick Mazzagetti

In The Jersey Shore, Dominick Mazzagetti provides a modern re-telling of the history, culture, and landscapes of this famous region, from the 1600s to the present. The Shore, from Sandy Hook to Cape May, became a national resort in the late 1800s and contributes enormously to New Jersey’s economy today. The devastation of Hurricane Sandy in 2012 underscored the area’s central place in the state’s identity and the rebuilding efforts after the storm restored its economic health. Divided into chronological and thematic sections, this book will attract general readers interested in the history of the Shore: how it appeared to... Read more →


Gloucester Township Introduces GTWheels Sustainable Bike Library

in Partnership with Camden County and Cross Country Connection TMA GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ May 24, 2018 (CNBNewsnet)– Gloucester Township, in partnership with Camden County and Cross County Connection TMA, is excited to introduce the GTWheels Sustainable Bike Library. The press conference will take place at the Lakeland Complex (508 Lakeland Road, Gloucester Township, NJ) at 11:00 am. GTWheels is an innovative concept in Gloucester Township where volunteers will repair donated or recovered bicycles and offer them to the public for no cost. Residents will be able to borrow a refurbished bike from their municipal distribution center located at the Lakeland... Read more →


Traveling Planetarium Visits Bellmawr Branch Library May 16

CNBNews graphics (Voorhees, NJ) – The Bellmawr branch of the Camden County Library System will host the Dome Theater, a portable HD planetarium. Visitors to this unique theater will be surrounded with stunning visuals and out-of-this-world knowledge. “We invite your family to the Bellmawr branch library to take an incredible journey through the solar system,” said Freeholder Bill Moen, liaison to the Camden County Library System. “This is an incredible opportunity to learn about space and have fun along the way.” Traveling all over the nation, the interactive facility features highly innovative, educational and entertaining programs. In addition to spectacular... Read more →


Program on Victor Talking Machine Company Founder Eldridge Reeves Johnson

CAMDEN CITY NJ (May 10,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The Camden County Historical Society will host the program “Just for the Record: Eldridge Reeves Johnson” on Sunday, May 20th at 2 p.m. During this multimedia one man show, performer Christopher Andrew Maier will channel Eldridge Reeves Johnson, founder of Victor Talking Machine Company (later RCA). The event is free and open to the public. Eldridge Reeves Johnson began developing improvements to the gramophone while working at his machine shop in Camden in the 1890s. Victor Talking Machine Company was incorporated in 1901, becoming the leading American record company and phonograph manufacturer. Johnson’s impact on Camden... Read more →