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Help THE Alice Costello Elementary School's PTA, Wednesday, Feb. 21

ACES FUNDRAISER Buy something on Wednesday, February 21 at Chipolete in Brooklawn and you will help the Alice Costello Elementary School's PTA. Remember! Your must purchase something on Wednsday, February 21 between the hours of 4 PM and 8 PM at the CHIPOTLE, IN Brooklawn in order for The ACES to benefit. Purchasing your item on any other day or before or after the hours of 4 PM and 8 PM that day wont count. And, it must be at the Brooklawn CHIPOTLE Read more →


OPINION:

WHAT ARE THE DUTIES OF A JOURNALIST?

updated Cleary's Trial Postponed...Once Again! William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews editor “Are you sure you want to become a journalist? If you are looking for a job that will make you renowned, you have chosen the wrong field." ~George F. Cleary Sr. Gloucester City News & Camden County Record publisher / Editor Emeritus GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 11, 2024)—As you know, on October 10, my son and I were charged by the Cold Springs School Resource Officer Brian Green with stealing a child’s bench, which we thought was trash. It had been lying on the asphalt behind the school... Read more →


November Murder Case in Camden City Solved

Camden City, N.J.-(January 26 2024)(CNBNews)-- A Camden City man has been arrested and charged in connection with the shooting of a man in November 2023 that resulted in his death last month, announced Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. On January 22, 2024, Marcus Davenport, 39, of Camden City, was charged with first-degree Murder in the death of Anthony Young, 38, of Camden City. Davenport was also charged with second-degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and second-degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose. Following an investigation, on January 22, 2024, Davenport... Read more →


CNBNews Editor Faces Trespassing, Theft Charges

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--Tuesday, November 21, 2023, I appeared in Gloucester City Municipal Court to answer two trespassing charges for walking around the Cold Springs Elementary School and one theft charge. I took a children's bench that I thought was trash. When I learned that it wasn't trash, I contacted the police, returned the bench to the school, and placed it in the same trash pile from which I got it. At the November 21 hearing, I was given two choices: plead guilty or take the matter to trial. The penalty varies based on the... Read more →


CNBNews Monthly Cheers and Jeers Column

By CNBNews Staff animated congratulations images CHEER—I would like to extend congratulations to Mayor Dayl Baile and the council members of Gloucester City, including George Berglund, James Johnson, Nancy Baus, Sam Budesa, Robert Page, and Derek Timm. They have made efforts to ensure that the residents they serve will not lose their title of living in the city with the highest property taxes in the state. It is noteworthy that Gloucester City has held this distinction since 2018 and is one of only 30 communities out of 565 in NJ that can boast of this honor. We are fortunate to... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY:

A FAIR QUESTION TO ASK

Dorothy Philbin | Columnist GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (July 23, 2023)--Time and time again CNBNews has reported that getting information from the Gloucester City police and fire departments is worse than pulling teeth. However, it was posted on the fire department's Facebook page on July 12, 2023, that, the day before, they rescued a teenage boy from Little Timber Creek. The 14-year-old fell into the creek from the train tracks on the Gloucester City side of the Gloucester City-Brooklawn border. CNBNews graphic file So, who was first on the scene? Not Gloucester City Fire and/or EMS. Not Brooklawn Police. The first... Read more →


CAMDEN COUNTY ALERT: Code Red Fine Particles Action Day Alert

Code Red for unhealthy air declared in Camden County (Blackwood, NJ) — Camden County is currently under a Code Red Fine Particles Action Day Alert due to smoke traveling from wildfires in Canada. This alert means that the air is unhealthy to breathe, and sensitive members of the public – including those with heart or lung disease, the elderly and the young people – may experience health effects. “Even if you aren’t classified as a sensitive individual or have pre-existing conditions, we are still recommending for everyone to try to minimize the time they are spending outside today,” said Dr.... Read more →


Hammonton Residents Indicted on Animal Cruelty CHARGE Gave Heroin to Yorkshire Terrier

MAYS LANDING, NJ – On Wednesday June 21, 2023, Clinton Danks, 58, and Kristina Meyers, 37, both of Hammonton, NJ, were indicted by an Atlantic County grand jury for third-degree animal cruelty and third-degree possession of heroin. On November 17, 2022, police responded to a 911 call about a dog in distress at Wal-Mart in Hammonton. Bystanders called police after they saw a Yorkshire Terrier that appeared unresponsive and unable to breathe. When police arrived, they were met by a bystander attempting to aid the dog. An investigation determined that the dog was exposed to heroin by its owners, Danks... Read more →


GCOR $10.5 Million Lawsuit Filed Against Gloucester City in Deposition Stage

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 5, 2023)(CNBNews)—The $10.5 million lawsuit filed in March 2021 against the City of Gloucester City is moving closer to a trial, according to Rocco D’Antonio, head of Gloucester City Organic Recycling LLC (GCOR). D’Antonio said he sued the City because the mayor and council did not live up to their side of the contract. Presently the matter is in the deposition stage. BARON & BRENNAN, P.A. of Voorhees represent D'Antonio. The City has hired ARCHER & GREINER of Haddonfield to represent the taxpayers. D'Antonio said depositions are being taken, and the trial is expected to begin... Read more →


Deptford Police Officer Robert Shisler Succumbs

ROBERT SHISLER DEPTFORD TOWNSHIP, NJ (May 7, 2023)(CNBNews)--Police Officer Robert Shisler succumbed to complications of a gunshot wound sustained on March 10th, 2023, while struggling with a suspect following a foot pursuit. He had conducted a subject stop on the man on Delsea Drive. The man fled on foot during the encounter and Officer Shisler chased him to Doman Avenue, where a struggle ensued between the two. The man produced a handgun and shot Officer Shisler in the leg. Despite being wounded, Officer Shisler returned fire and killed the subject. Officer Shisler was taken to the University of Pennsylvania Hospital... Read more →


THE RUMOR MILL RAN RAMPANT TODAY IN BROOKLAWN

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews BROOKLAWN, NJ (February 23, 2023)-- It is doubtful anyone will ever know how a medical emergency developed into a situation that required a SWAT Team to set up a command post on the west side of Brooklawn. Local Chief of Police, Shamus Ellis said he couldn't explain what happened and reiterated it was a medical emergency; "that's all." The police did not try to serve a warrant; they did not try to arrest anyone; there was no active shooter, and the police were not looking for the individual hiding in the neighborhood. No doubt... Read more →


CNBNews EXCLUSIVE:

Updated Information Released on Alleged Crime (s) of a Former Gloucester City Public Works Assistant Supervisor

UPDATED/CORRECTED (Feb. 22, 2023) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 20, 2023)(CNBNewsnet)--Since June 2022 CNBNews has been trying to find out if the rumor about a Public Works assistant supervisor allegedly taking either equipment or money from that department was true. Each time we submitted an OPRA request about this supposed incident Brian Morrell, the Acting City Administrator/Police Chief replied with the same five words, “the matter is under investigation”. Some of those OPRA’s were written by Dorothy Philbin, CNBNews’ investigating reporter, and columnist. Philbin wrote the following to Morrell on February 11, “Please advise the... Read more →


Gloucester City Fire/ Photos

Gloucester City News Archives December 31, 2008 12:30hrs December 31, 2008 206 Middlesex St Gloucester City Chief of Department Hagan (501) reported smoke showing from the basement of a 2 story M/O/R occupied dwelling, Squad 51 arrived and went into service, all hands were placed in service, the fire was contained to the basement. Mutual aid from Westville, Collingswood, Mt. Ephraim, and Bellmawr. No injuries were reported. The Camden County Fire Marshal is investigating. photos: Steve Skipton Photography ........ SEE VIDEO Read more →


YOUR MONEY: How Much Has Organic Recycling Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuit Cost Gloucester City Taxpayers?

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 28, 2022)(CNBNews)--Last November, Rocco D'Antonio, head of Gloucester City Organic Recycling LLC (GCOR), announced that he filed a $10.5 million lawsuit against the taxpayers for breach of contract. In 2010 D'Antonio agreed with the City to build a compost plant named Organic Diversions in the Southport industrial area near the end of Water Street. CNBNews graphic file D'Antonio said the lawsuit was filed in March 2021 because city officials didn't live up to their part of the contract. BARON & BRENNAN, P.A. of Voorhees represent D'Antonio. The City has hired... Read more →


WARNING: CC Health Department Confirms that Cat In Lindenwold Tested Positive for Rabies

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Health Department has been notified by the New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services (NJDHHS) that a cat found in Lindenwold has tested positive for rabies. RABIES ALERT ! On November 16, a Lindenwold resident found a sick stray cat. The resident picked up the cat in a cloth and brought it to a local animal hospital. The cat was exhibiting symptoms of rabies, was euthanized and the animal hospital arranged for rabies testing at the state Public Health & Environmental Laboratories in Trenton (PHEL). The only known human exposure was the... Read more →


The rise of sports betting at online casinos: Why are they embracing it?

Source: pexels.com Gambling is one of the world's most popular hobbies and has been around for a very long time. People have wagered their funds on the outcomes of sporting events and games throughout history in all parts of the world. What was once a hobby is now a multi-billion-dollar industry that has no sign of slowing down its expansion. A big amount of success can be granted to the first in-person casinos that were opened during the twentieth century, but nowadays this has changed. The industry is being led by its new groundbreaking product, that being online casinos. Online... Read more →


Businesses are Looking to Move Into Gloucester City

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet (photo provided) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 13, 2022)--Gloucester City has become attractive for people looking to build warehouses or move into existing buildings to modernize a warehouse. For example, the Levine brothers, the owners of SafeSavings®, have recently purchased the former Table Top Fashions property at 410 Jersey Avenue. Decades ago, the building was the headquarters for Products Research. Their nearby neighbor was Publishers Inc., a printing company specializing in publishing weekly and college newspapers, including the Gloucester City News. Above a Google Maps street view of 410 Jersey Avenue Max and his brother... Read more →


Three Alleged Thieves Steal Merchandise a Week Ago from Gloucester City Liquor Store on Route 130 at Klemm Ave.

SUSPECTS CAPTURED ON THE STORE SECURITY CAMERA-Three thieves stole goods from the Liquor Barn, Route 130 South and Klemm Ave, Gloucester City. IF YOU RECOGNIZE any of the suspects, please call Gloucester City Police at 856-456-0901. Two of the suspects looking up at the store camera, like deer caught in a headlight, had to say to themselves, "Man, is that me on that television screen? ~CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 2, 2022) (CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester City Police are seeking three suspects who allegedly stole items from the Liquor Barn, Route 130 South, and Klemm Avenue on two consecutive days in August. According... Read more →


Pedestrian Walking on Thompson Avenue in Gloucester City Attacked by Ferocious Dog (video)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet On the left are two American Pitbulls, and on the right is a Staffordshire Bull Terrier. When it comes to appearance, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier (or American Staffordshire Terrier) is the dog breed that most closely resembles a pitbull. They are the most common dog to be mistaken for pitbull because they have a similar body and head shape and a large neck. (source https://dogfoodcare.com/) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Sunday, August 7, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)-This past Friday, our neighbor told us a horrific story about a woman being attacked earlier that day in the morning. The neighbor... Read more →


Moorestown Police Dept. Alert: Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10PM Monday

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 473 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN DELAWARE THIS WATCH INCLUDES 1 COUNTY IN NORTHERN DELAWARE NEW CASTLE IN MARYLAND THIS WATCH INCLUDES 2 COUNTIES IN NORTHEAST MARYLAND KENT QUEEN ANNE'S IN NEW JERSEY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 13 COUNTIES IN CENTRAL NEW JERSEY MERCER MONMOUTH IN NORTHERN NEW JERSEY HUNTERDON MIDDLESEX MORRIS SOMERSET SUSSEX WARREN IN SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY BURLINGTON CAMDEN GLOUCESTER OCEAN SALEM IN PENNSYLVANIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 10 COUNTIES IN EAST CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA BERKS LEHIGH NORTHAMPTON IN NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA CARBON MONROE IN... Read more →


Philly's July 2nd Fireworks and Concert Cancelled

Saturday, July 2, 2022 PHILADELPHIA, PA--The City of Philadelphia has cancelled tonight’s US Army Band concert and fireworks scheduled for Penn’s Landing due to pending inclement weather. Clear skies anticipated ahead for Philadelphia’s spectacular Independence Day Concert and Fireworks celebration at Wawa Welcome America’s Party on the Parkway on Monday, July 4th. Read more →


Camden County Democrats HAVE NO SHAME!

The Ghosts Of Frank Hague, Hap Farley And Nucky Johnson Applaud Camden County Democrats . GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP – Responding to a published report that Camden County Democrats have apparently settled on former Runnemede Mayor Virginia Betteridge to fill the open seat on the Camden County Board of Commissioners CCGOP Chairman Tom Crone said, “This move makes Boss Tweed’s Tammany Hall look amateurish.” BOSS TWEED, "As long as I count the votes what are you going to do about? (source Wikipedia “First County Commissioner Carmen Rodriguez submitted her letter of resignation from the Board of Commissioners on May 31, no one... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY:

Thank You to Gloucester City's Board of Education

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 19, 2022)--I don't try to hide my disappointment in America's public education and never will apologize for wanting today's kids to have the high quality of education we had decades ago. That being said, I also try to be fair and congratulate those who make changes in the right direction. This week I read that "trades" will be CNBNews graphic file reintroduced to Gloucester City schools. A sincere thank you to those who made this happen. I read so many Facebook posts from the boys of the 1960s discussing their woodshop or... Read more →


Sewer Break Discharges Wastewater into Christina River

The New Castle County Department of Public Works repaired a force main break, which caused wastewater to overflow and spill into the Nonesuch Creek and Christina River. The overflow occurred when the force main ruptured near 419 Old Airport Road in New Castle. The wastewater spill was reported to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control on Wednesday, March 23. The New Castle County Department of Public Works worked through the night to stop the spill and repair the 36-inch force main line. The crew was able to bypass flow and close a valve to stop the leak.... Read more →


CNBNEWS Tips and Snippets:

$8M for Kings Hwy.; Westville Pond; Sea Isle Upscale Hotel; Cut Gas Tax; 1000s of NJ Prisoners Freed; Hunter's Laptop

CNBNewsnet RECONSTRUCTION OF KINGS HWY IN AUDUBON, HADDON HTS., MT. EPHRAIM--The Camden County Highway Department has announced an $8 million improvement and redesign project to commence on Kings Highway from Market Street to Hopkins Road in the boroughs of Audubon, Haddon Heights, and Mt. Ephraim. The goal of the project is to provide pavement rehabilitation and upgrade existing curb ramps to meet ADA requirements along with the rehabilitation of existing storm and sanitary sewer infrastructure. The total scope of the work will encompass about 2.42 miles of roadway including 39 intersections and more than 99 curb ramps. “Each element of... Read more →


Authorities Arrest Suspected Brooklawn Bank Robber

Brooklawn, N.J. – Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Brooklawn Police Chief Shamus Ellis are announcing the arrest of a bank robbery suspect. Phillip Jones, 55, of Camden was apprehended on March 8th, 2022. He has been charged with first degree Robbery. Earlier in the day on March 8th, officers responded to the Wells Fargo Bank located on Crescent Boulevard in Brooklawn for a bank robbery. Investigation revealed that Jones handed a bank teller a note in which he demanded money and made reference to having a gun. Jones received an amount of cash and fled from the bank.... Read more →


An Estimated 600 Students A Day Are Absent

THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: Why Am I Trashing GHS?

updated Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 20, 2022)(CNBNews)In the past weeks I have been bringing attention to the deficiencies of our school system. Most of the comments have been along the lines of surprise and in some cases, shock. I only got one negative comment and that was from a former GHS teacher. "Why are you trashing Gloucester? STOP IT!" How about "No as an answer?" Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files My goal is not to trash Gloucester City and the school district. Everything I have published has come from either the state's website or Gloucester City's School District's... Read more →


CNBNews Tips and Snippets: Gloucester City Police At the Top; Lady Cop Wins Mega Lawsuit; Going Once, Sold!

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 13, 2021)(CNBNews)--Our Tips and Snippets column this week takes a peek at how much New Jersey police officers make across the state. The information was obtained from NJ.com who did an in-depth series on that topic. You may be surprised to learn that Gloucester City Police Officers make the most money out of 37 communities in the county of Camden County. Looking to see if the "Holy City" is a safe place to live a Google search revealed that based on FBI crime data, *Gloucester City is not one of... Read more →


GOOD NEWS! Westville Cracking Down on Unregistered MV's, Releases January Crime, Fire, and Code Reports

WEC William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews For some time now the borough of Westville has been strictly enforcing its Housing Code ordinance pertaining to unregistered/abandoned motor vehicles. The borough has also been citing people who leave their trash cans on the curb after trash has been picked up. We long have been advocates for citing homeowners/landlords who have unlicensed, unregistered vehicles stored on their properties. They are unsightly and are safety hazards. They are also detrimental to the neighborhood where they are located and depreciate the value of properties in those neighborhoods. We commend the Westville police and borough... Read more →


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 →


Winslow Township Police Department Locks Down Schools Friday, As a Precaution

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, NJ (December 3, 2021)--Today, Friday, at approximately 2:20 PM, Winslow Twp. Police received a report that a male was riding a bicycle on Coopers Folly Road in the area of Winslow Twp. High School. The caller reported that the male appeared to be carrying a handgun. Winslow Twp. Police Officers swiftly responded to the scene. Acting in an overabundance of caution, the Winslow Twp. High School, Middle School, and Board of Education Buildings were all placed in a Lockout status. The subject was located in an area neighborhood and investigation revealed that he was not in possession of... Read more →


Drug Overdose Deaths Declining in NJ but Increase Elsewhere

Samuel Stebbins, 24/7 Wall St. via The Center Square More Americans are dying from drug overdoses than ever before, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There were an estimated 100,306 fatal overdoses over the 12 months through April 2021 -- the most ever reported in a 12-month period and double the annual number of car accidents and firearm deaths combined. The record number of deadly overdoses marks a 29% increase from the same period a year earlier and is more than double the number reported as recently as 2014. Public health experts attribute the surge to the... Read more →


Gloucester City Council Revokes Rental Licenses of Four Landlords for Violating Housing Code

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 29, 2021)--Gloucester City Mayor and Council, at their meeting, Thursday night, October 28 passed resolutions to revoke the rental licenses of four landlords who violated Chapter 55 of the city code. Owner Property location Kenneth Wallace 23 N. Harley Avenue Jonathan Siebert 112 N. Broadway Christopher Zimmitt 228 Warren St. Christopher Zimmitt 321 Warren St. Chapter 55 deals with rental property registration, licensing, and maintenance of those properties. Each rental property will be vacant for the next year. In other matters, Atlantic Salt was awarded the bid for No. 1... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Georgia Police Officer Dylan Harrison Shot and Killed on his First Day; Suspect Apprehended by FBI

Police Officer Dylan Harrison Alamo Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Saturday, October 9, 2021 Police Officer Dylan Harrison was shot and killed outside of the Alamo Police Department at about 1:00 AM. The suspect, Damien 'Luke' Anthony Ferguson, 43, fled the scene and was apprehended by the FBI on Sunday, October 10. Ferguson, considered armed and dangerous, was the subject of a statewide manhunt. Officer Harrison was working his first shift as a part-time officer with the Alamo Police Department. He had served in law enforcement for four years and had previously served with the Middle Georgia State University... 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 →


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 →


CNBNEWS EXCLUSIVE: A Number of Candidates Have Filed for November's Election in Gloucester City

UPDATED/CORRECTION William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Gloucestercitynews.net graphic file GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 30, 2021)--This November's election in Gloucester City will have three different groups offering candidates for the positions on a council that is open. When Mayor Dan Spencer resigned suddenly in April he still had a year and a half left on his four-year term. His resignation set up the following chain of events. Democrat Councilman at large Pat Keating stepped down from his position and was appointed to the mayor's seat until this November's election. The fact that there were two unexpected openings on the council... Read more →


CNBNews Exclusive:

Is the Critical Race Theory Being Taught in Gloucester City Schools? What is the District's Transgender Policy?

UPDATED: CNBNews photo credit GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 20, 2021)--Jack Ciattarelli the NJ Republican candidate for Governor wrote an Op-Ed article in the Bergen Record about the public-school curriculum changing. Ciattarelli said, "In my travels, one issue that comes up repeatedly with parents — Democrats, Republicans and Jack Ciattarelli Independents alike — are the changes to the public-school curriculum pushed by Gov. Phil Murphy. Changes that now require kindergarteners to learn about gender identification and sexual orientation and middle school kids to know about vaginal, anal and oral sex." "Parents aren’t just concerned and frustrated. They’re also angry about an... Read more →


New York Gov. Announces Resignation One Week After AG Releases Damaging Report

From the Attorney Generals report regarding Cuomo's alleged sexual harassment charges Trooper #1. In early November 2017, the Governor briefly met a New York State Trooper (“Trooper #1”), a woman, at an event on the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge (the “RFK Bridge,” also known as the Triborough Bridge). After meeting Trooper #1, he spoke with a senior member of his protective detail (“Senior Investigator #1”) about seeking to have Trooper #1 join the Protective Services Unit (“PSU”), the unit of the New York State Police that is in charge of protecting the Governor and works in close vicinity of the... Read more →


Westville Police Respond to "Stabbing" Rumor

WESTVILLE, NJ(July 16, 2021)(CNBNews)--There was a domestic disturbance in Westville that lit up some social media sites, last night. People were saying there was a stabbing. Westville Police Chief William Whinna released the following statement when asked about it: "We had a Domestic and a minor injury was sustained by the alleged victim. Both parties are being uncooperative. It’s still under investigation and due to it being a domestic, no further information can be released at this time." Read more →


Gloucester City's New School Superintendent Salary Starts at $165,000 and Increases to $175,100

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY,NJ—A new district superintendent was hired by the Gloucester City Board of Education at the June 29 meeting by an unanimous vote. Sean Gorman, former Gloucester High Principal assumed the position on July 1 with a starting salary of $165,000. Over the life of the three year contract Gorman's salary will increase by $10,100 or to $175,100 in 2025, the final year. A month before naming Gorman school superintendent, the Board, on May 12, 2021, gave him a new $136,827 contract for the position of high school principal for the period of July... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering through Gloucester City, and Haddon Lake, Audubon (Chapter X)

UPDATED GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 14, THE DAY COMING TO AN END--One night last week around 9:15 PM we caught the last glimpse of daylight before the dark sky of night closed over the Riverview Heights section of Gloucester City. We took the photo with the Apple iPhone 11 LOVE YOUR MONEY--The new Gloucester High football field and running track around the field is finished. Work on the $1.3 million jobs began at the beginning of the year and ended in May. The arrow is pointing to two members of the construction crew putting the finishing touches on the field.... Read more →


West Winds Cannabis/Apparel Store Opens in Gloucester City; Nearby Residents Not Happy

UPDATED: Sometime Thursday afternoon, the Gloucester City Police shut down the West Winds Wellness Store, for allegedly selling marijuana. We have reached out to both the Gloucester City Police and Michael Mahoney, the owner of the business for a response. Once we have more information we will release it. ~CNBNews William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ -(May 25, 2021)(CNBNews)--West Winds Wellness, a cannabis/apparel store, opened its doors recently at 340 South Broadway. Several nearby residents contacted CNBNews wondering why they were never told that this business was moving into their neighborhood. They were concerned about the limited... Read more →


This is Insanity! As The Violent Attack Continues No One Steps Up to Help Victim (Dramatic Video)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews AUGUSTA, GA (May 17, 2021)--After watching this graphic video you are left with the nagging question what has happened to the United States of America. Throughout this vicious attack not one of the bystanders stepped up to stop it. In fact one man is seen holding the restaurant door opened so the attacker, Brittany Kennedy, 25 could drag the victim, Emily Broadwater, 22 out onto the sidewalk. The video does show a baby trying to come to the rescue of Broadwater. Once out side the black woman continues the beatdown and ends it by... Read more →


CNBNews Cheers and Jeers for April 2021

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CHEER – Thank goodness Gloucester City signed a no Marijuana smoking or vaping law prohibiting anyone to use those products on public lands, property, or outdoor events. We can only hope it is truly enforced. Even though it is now legal recreationally we don’t need the entire city smelling like a dirty diaper. Feel free to do what you want in the privacy of your own but please don’t subject others to your vices or health risks. JEER -The Gloucester City Police Department released a press statement in April with the headline Gloucester City... Read more →


Things To Do In Camden County

The Diner Plays, Ritz Virtual Production From the ashes of a pandemic-cancelled theatrical event sponsored by Art Pride, THE DINER PLAYS, written by local playwrights Kumar Dari, Randy Petersen, and Alex Wilkie, are a humorous collection of short plays that were to be performed live inside of South Jersey diners last spring! Nearly a full year later, these delightful plays get a second lease on life as a team of five talented directors tackles bringing them to life in this Ritz Theatre virtual production. Click Here to learn more. Friday, February 26th @ 7:30PM Saturday, February 27th @ 7:30PM Sunday,... Read more →


Traffic Alert: Water Pipe Break at Market & Baynes

CNBNews photos (Gloucestercitynews.net)--GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ(January 14, 2021)--The Gloucester City Water Department is repairing a broken pipe this morning at the intersection of Market Street and Baynes Avenue. As such a section of Baynes Avenue is closed to traffic from Market Street to Amon Avenue until the problem is fixed. RELATED: CNBNews Tips and Snippets CNBNews Point of View BREAKING NEWS Gloucester City News Read more →


29-Year-Old Camden City Resident Murdered

Camden City, N.J. – A man was killed late Monday evening during a fatal Camden shooting, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. Police responded to the 2800 block of N. Constitution Rd. shortly before 10:30 p.m. on Jan. 4 after hearing gunshots in the area. When they arrived, they located Carie Custis, 29, of Camden suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Custis was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead around 11:30 p.m. Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting and ask for anyone with information that could help... Read more →


Fatal Accident on Tacony-Palmyra Bridge; Ongoing Investigation

Tacony-Palmyra Bridge PALMYRA NJ (December 29, 2020)(CNBNews)- Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Burlington County Bridge Commission Director of Public Safety Patrick J. Reilly, Jr. announced that the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office and Burlington County Bridge Commission Police Department are investigating a multi-car collision that occurred on the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge at 6:49 p.m. last night, killing one person. The crash occurred when two cars heading westbound towards Philadelphia appeared to be speeding and one car clipped the other sending it into the eastbound lane, where it struck a Honda Civic head-on. The driver of the Civic was pronounced dead at... Read more →


ACCU Weather: Extreme Storm Headed This Way

An upcoming storm is predicted to unleash rain that will eat away at the existing snow cover in New England and the coastal mid-Atlantic. The rainfall can add a tremendous amount of weight to areas that were recently buried by up to 3-4 feet of snow in parts of New York state and northern Pennsylvania. AccuWeather Global Weather Center – Those hoping for a white Christmas in much of New England and the mid-Atlantic are likely to have their hopes dashed at the last minute even after a major storm dumped over a foot of snow in some locations just... Read more →