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Gloucester City Police Request Mutual Aid to Stop Disturbance Involving Juveniles and Adults

The incident occurred in the area of Broadway and Ridgeway Street. Because of the number of people involved in the rumble, Gloucester City Police requested help from surrounding communities. It is not known what started the street fight. The police cars above were parked on Broadway between Market and Ridgeway Streets. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 19, 2024)(CNBNews)—Gloucester City police were called to the Broadway and Ridgeway Street intersection at approximately 10 PM Sunday, May 19, to curb a disturbance involving adults and juveniles. According to the GCPD, there was a large fight on Broadway and Ridgeway Street involving juveniles and... Read more →


Ike's Hook 'em Early Fishing Event Held at Martins Lake, Gloucester City

BY CNBNews Staff photos provided GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 8, 2024)(CNBNews)--The Ike's Hook 'em Early fishing event was held at Martins Lake in Gloucester City on Saturday, May 4. Over 50 kids participated in the contest, most of whom lived in Gloucester City. The non-profit foundation distributed a Flambeau Tackle Box and an Ike's Abu Garcia rod and reel to each child. The Ike Foundation's objective is to introduce the sport of fishing to children in both urban and rural areas. Through this, they aim to instill in them a strong love and respect for the outdoors that will last... Read more →


FOND MEMORIES: Brooklawn American Legion 72 Years of Baseball Glory Days

Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. Not all holes or games are created equal--George Will photo credit American Legion Baseball Joe "Pop" Barth CNBNews photo by John Kellmayer Baseball is a game of legends. One of New Jersey’s biggest baseball legends is Joe “Pop” Barth. Before I wrote this story, I wanted to visit the field named in his honor. In the tiny Cabin County community of Brooklawn, there is a baseball field, located less than fifty yards from Route 130. An Italian restaurant on 130 pumps... Read more →


Charles D. Kenney, “Danny” , Oaklyn Letter Carrier, Haddon Twp. Crossing Guard

Charles D. Kenney, fondly known as "Danny," passed away on Thursday, February 29, 2024 at Jefferson Hospital in Cherry Hill. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on June 26, 1948. Danny worked tirelessly as a letter carrier for the Oaklyn Post Office for 37 years, where he not only delivered mail but also ensured that the dogs along his route were taken care of on scorching hot days, always carrying treats for his furry friends. Following retirement, Danny worked as a crossing guard for the Haddon Twp. School District Described as a good person with a heart of gold, Danny's... Read more →


Violet Morse, age 93, formerly of Oak Valley and Brooklawn

Violet Mae Morse Violet Mae Morse, (nee Dinger) age 93, formerly of Oak Valley and Brooklawn, NJ, and Punxsutawney, PA was welcomed into the CNBNews graphic files Kingdom of Heaven on June 8, 2015 after a longtime battle with Macular Degeneration and significant back pain. Violet never once complained about her ailments. Violet, self-named as Shrinking Violet, is best remembered as a warm and welcoming woman who dedicated her life to her family, her faith, and her friends. Born and raised in the Punxsutawney area of PA before ultimately settling in South Jersey, she enjoyed a good game of cards... Read more →


CNBNews Traffic Alert: Route 47 Bridge over Big Timber Creek single lane closures

in both directions Saturday in Gloucester and Camden counties (Trenton) – The Route 47 Bridge over Big Timber Creek is scheduled to have single lane closures in both directions tomorrow as the bridge replacement project begins in Camden and Gloucester counties. From 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday, April 26, lane closures are scheduled on Route 47 northbound and southbound between River Drive in Westville, Gloucester County and the Brooklawn Circle in Brooklawn, Camden County. The closures are necessary to restripe the roadway and implement a trafficshift. Motorists are advised to slow down, use caution, and expect delays. By 6... Read more →


BROOKLAWN'S WATER IS SAFE TO DRINK

BROOKLAWN, NJ (APRIL 25, 2024)--The Brooklawn Water Department circulated a letter today about the Borough's drinking water quality. An excerpt from that letter states, "On April 13, 2024m, we received notice that the sample collected on April 1, 2024, showed that our system DOES NOT EXCEED the PFNA MCL at TPOO2). The RAA for PFNA based on samples collected over the last four quarters is 11.65 ppb." Read more →


HERO SCHOLARSHIP FUND EVENT

BROOKLAWN, NJ (April 24, 2024)--Hey there! Are you free on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at 7:00 pm? The Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund is hosting a fantastic event at the Brooklawn American Legion Hall, 11 Railroad Lane, Brooklawn, NJ, and we would love for you to join us! The cost to attend is just $25 per person, and you must be 18 or older. We'll have bottled water, coffee, and desserts for you to enjoy, but feel free to bring your own snacks and refreshments! The best part? All proceeds from the event will benefit the families of Camden County's... Read more →


DEVELOPING STORY: Armed Officers Remove Young Man from Riverview Heights Home

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews photo provided At dawn on Wednesday, April 17, several armed officers raided a home in the unit block of East Thompson Avenue, Gloucester City. A young man was removed from the home in handcuffs. Below, residents tell CNBNews what they saw that morning. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (APRIL 21, 2024)--Early on the morning of Wednesday, April 17, the quiet Riverview Heights neighborhood in Gloucester City was disturbed by a loud banging noise. As the sun rose in the east, residents peeked out of their closed blinds to see a large group of armed men dressed... Read more →


TRAFFIC ALERT: RT. 47 Bridge over Big Timber Creek Road Work Continues

Closures necessary to demolish concrete median (Trenton) – The Route 47 Bridge over Big Timber Creek is scheduled to have single lane closures in both directions Monday as the bridge replacement project begins in Camden and Gloucester counties. From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday, April 22, the left lanes on Route 47 northbound and southbound will be closed between River Drive in Westville, Gloucester County and the Brooklawn Circle in Brooklawn, Camden County. The closure is necessary to remove the concrete median on the Route 47 Bridge over Big Timber Creek. The $47.8 million federally funded project will replace... Read more →


The Public Hanging of Donald Trump Continues

First seven jurors picked in Trump hush money trail By Brett Rowland | The Center Square Apr 16, 2024 U.S. President Donald J. Trump shakes hands of well-wishers gathered to greet him upon his arrival at the North Dakota Air National Guard Base, Fargo, N.D., Sept. 7, 2018. U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. David H Lipp (The Center Square) – Efforts to pick a jury continued Tuesday, the second day of former President Donald Trump's historic criminal trial. Trump is the first president to face criminal charges, which he described as a politically motivated prosecution designed... Read more →


Shirley Walton, 87, of Brooklawn

On April 12, 2024, in the loving care of her children. Age 87 (nee Gaunt) Of Brooklawn. Devoted wife of 49 years to the late William E. Walton, Sr. Cherished mother of William E. Walton, Jr., Dennis D. (Genevieve Marquez) and Virginia L. “Ginny” (Neall) Alcott. Beloved grandmother of Lauren T. (AJ) Galda, Lindsey D. Alcott and Jake R. Alcott. Loving great-grandmother of Harper E. Galda, Luke T. Galda and Travis C. Galda. Shirley was born in Philadelphia, PA and was a longtime resident of Brooklawn. She was a member of the Brooklawn Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. Relatives and friends... Read more →


American Legion Baseball Scholarship Form Available

Applications are available online for the 2024 American Legion Baseball Scholarship. The fillable nomination form is available here. Team managers and head coaches of post-affiliated American Legion Baseball teams must submit nominations for the American Legion Baseball Scholarship by July 15. The American Legion awards between $22,000 and $25,000 in scholarships to deserving baseball players each year. Each Department Baseball Committee may select a player from its department to receive this scholarship. The American Legion will award several scholarships each year depending on the number of applicants and interest earned from the trust fund. Any team manager or head coach... Read more →


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Spectators Gather Along Delaware River to See Celebrated USS Battleship New Jersey Pass By

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 22, 2024)(CNBNews)--Former Brooklawn residents Michael and Rosemary Costello came to Gloucester City Thursday to see the Battleship New Jersey BB62 head south on the Delaware River to the Paulsboro Marine Terminal. Michael is a Navy vet from the 1960s, so it was special for him to see the Battleship live! Photo /caption credit CNBNews photographer Joe Townsend CAMDEN CITY, NJ (March 22, 2024)(CNBNews)—On Thursday, March 21, a large crowd gathered at the home of the Battleship New Jersey to watch the historic ship depart for needed maintenance at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. New Jersey Gov. Phil... Read more →


Philip H. Mund Jr., Longtime Jeweler, Enjoyed Hunting, Fishing, Cooking, Clearview HS Alum

On March 15, 2024 at age 66, Phil passed peacefully in his sleep. Of Brooklawn. He was a loving and devoted husband of 44 years to Margaret “Peg” Mund (nee Sayers). Loving father of Jodie Boos (Wayne Meyer), Renee Mund-Kotter (Allan) and the late Steven Philip Mund. Cherished grandfather “PopPop” to Alexander Philip Kotter. Beloved brother of Patricia MacKannon (Jack), Robert Mund (Cathy) and Nancy Curll (late Robert, Jr). Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Phil was a graduate of Clearview High School class of 1975. From the age of 15, he worked alongside his father at Phil... Read more →


*Tracy Carluccio to Lead Seminar Defending the Delaware River Watershed

Tracy Carluccio RUNNEMEDE, NJ (MARCH 10, 2024)(CNBNEWS)--Tracy Carluccio, Deputy Director of the Delaware Riverkeeper Network (DRN), is set to host the second installment of a four-part environmental seminar series, highlighting critical issues surrounding the protection of the Delaware River Watershed. The seminar, titled "Defending the Delaware River Watershed," will take place on March 19, 2024, beginning at 6:30 pm at St. Maria Goretti Hall, located at 321 Orchard Ave, Runnemede, NJ 08078. With a profound commitment to environmental advocacy since 1989, Tracy Carluccio has been instrumental in safeguarding the Delaware River Watershed across New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, and Delaware.... Read more →


Gloucester City's Fire Department Has New Members

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 27, 2024)(CNBNews)--On Monday, February 26, 2024, at the Gloucester City Council meeting in council chambers, 313 Monmouth Street, newly hired firefighters Nicholas Stewart (left, above) and Nathan Castagna (below, second from left) took the oath of office. The event was attended by many members of the community, including the families and friends of the two new firefighters. Read more →


Happy 85 Birthday to Rick Gonzales! GHS Alum, Navy Vet., Activist, Businessman

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 26, 2024)(CNBNews)--This past Saturday afternoon, a beautiful day, family and friends gathered at the Pine Grove Fire Hall on Jersey Avenue to celebrate a very special occasion - the 85th birthday of Rick Gonzales. Rick, a proud graduate of Gloucester High School, Class of 1960, had a distinguished career serving his country in the United States Navy. After completing his tour of duty, Rick worked tirelessly at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, where he gained valuable skills and experience. Despite his busy schedule, Rick always found time to give back to his community. He was a well-known... Read more →


Gloucester City Shamrock Celebration Friday 3/1/24; Irish Parade Sunday 3/3/24 (VIDEO)

At the 2018 parade, Monsignor Hodge entertained the crowd in front of St. Mary's Church with his version of the Mummers Strut. In the background on the left is Bishop Guilfoyle. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 24, 2024)(CNBNews)--The Gloucester City Shamrock Celebration is Friday evening, March 1, starting at 6 PM. Guest of Honor, parade's Grand Marshall, Rev. Monsignor Bill Hodge, the founder of the event and the former pastor of St. Mary's Parish in Gloucester City. He has since retired from that position. The parade is on Sunday, March 3, starting at 1 PM. ========================== RELATED photos of the 2018... Read more →


Joseph James Huntley, 81 of Williamstown, formerly from Brooklawn

Joseph James Huntley, 81 of Williamstown, formerly from Brooklawn, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 14, 2024. Legacy He was a loving and caring husband, dad, grandpop, brother, uncle, and friend. He enjoyed muscle cars and fast boats, drags at Atco, and Nascar. Joe served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Family He is the beloved husband of 50 wonderful years Catherine "Kitty" Huntley (nee Gormley). Devoted father of Shannon M. Welch (Sean). Treasured grandpop of Ryan, John, and Catriona. Son of the late Margaret Smith and James Huntley. Dear brother of Fran (Jack) and brother-in-law of... Read more →


NJ Has The Highest Property Taxes In The Nation Thanks To Tax & Spend Democrats

GLOUCESTERCITYNEWS.NET GRAPHIC FILE Out of 30 Communities with the highest property taxes, Gloucester City was Named #23 Again! ~CNBNews report (The Center Square) (February 21, 2024)(CNBNews)— New Jersey homeowners pay the highest property taxes in the country, according to a new report by the personal finance website WalletHub. The Garden State has the highest property taxes in the U.S., according to the report – 2024's Property Taxes by State, which also includes Washington D.C. The annual tax on a $401,410 median home value in New Jersey is $9,345. ================= ====================. WalletHub compared U.S. Census Bureau data for the 50 states... Read more →


*YOU'RE INVITED! Gloucester City Republican Committee 4th Annual Spring Kick-Off Dinner

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 21, 2024)--The Gloucester City Republican Committee will hold its 4th Annual Spring Kick-Off Dinner on May 2nd at Vitale's Italian Bistro at 942 Ninth Street. The public is encouraged to purchase tickets by April 25th. BUY TICKETS To book tickets online, GO HERE Or mail a check to Gloucester City Republican Committee c/o Jason Fanning, Treasurer PO Box 405, Gloucester City 08030 Enter "Vitales" in the memo line (space donated by CNBNews) Read more →


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 →


Public Service Announcement: Gary's Plumbing Tips

Gary Devine (Former Gloucester City Resident) CNBNews graphic files Editor's Note: Gary Devine is a License NJ Master Plumber who served his apprenticeship working in Gloucester City for Porch and Robb in 1972 PLUMBING TIPS THAT WILL SAVE YOU MONEY 1. Never hang anything on your walls without going into your basement and ensuring the drain or water pipes are not coming down in that area. 2. Most clogged toilets can be cleared quickly by the homeowner. Fill a bucket of hot water from your kitchen or bathtub. Lift the toilet seat and pour the hot water into the toilet... Read more →


*Peyton and Me:

Mother Nature, Broken Windows, Trump/Biden, Ridgeway Fires, New to Gcity

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 6, 2024)(CNBNews)--The other day, we had a hawk perched on the deck railing in our backyard. Based on the information we found on the Bird Feeder Hub website https://birdfeederhub.com/hawks-in-new-jersey/, we believe it is a Red-tailed hawk. The Red-tailed hawks are the most common hawk found on the North American continent, living year-round in almost every state, including New Jersey. Their population increases even more during the winter, when birds that have spent their summer in Canada come down to join the others in the U.S. Red-tailed hawks are most active... Read more →


Operation Christmas Child a Success, Thank you Gloucester City Residents

Generosity throughout Gloucester City​​​​​ contributed to a successful shoebox gift collection season at drop-off locations for the Samaritan’s Purse project Operation Christmas Child. Across the U.S., the project collected 10 million shoebox gifts in 2023. Combined with those collected from partnering countries in 2023, the ministry is now sending over 11.3 million shoebox gifts to children worldwide, including many who are suffering from war, poverty, disease and disaster. CNB graphic file Through shoeboxes—packed with fun toys, school supplies, and personal care items—Gloucester City​​​​ area volunteers brought joy to children in need around the world. Each gift-filled shoebox is a tangible... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Alum Siobhan McGirl Joins NBC 10

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 27, 2024)(CNBNews)--Siobhan McGirl, a former student of Gloucester Catholic High School, has joined NBC 10 Philadelphia as a general assignment reporter. She will be working on weekend mornings, according to Elizabeth Flores, the Vice President of News for NBC10 and Telemundo62. Flores added that they are thrilled to welcome Siobhan to the team and her passion for storytelling, along with her local ties to the community, will bring depth and insight to their journalists. Before joining NBC10, Siobhan worked as a reporter/multimedia journalist at NBC-owned station WVIT in Connecticut for four years. Prior to that, she... Read more →


The Borough of Brooklawn Planning $1 Million in Repairs to Water Treatment Plant

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews BROOKLAWN NJ (January 26, 2024)(CNBNews)--On January 24, 2024, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) issued another warning to the Brooklawn Water Department pertaining to the dangerously high levels of Perfluorononanoic Acid (PFNA) in the borough's drinking water. This was not the first time the NJDEP had contacted the Brooklawn Water Department about this issue. In fact, the NJDEP had already contacted the department on three different occasions in 2023: May 11, July 11, and September 12. It was recently announced that consuming water containing PFNA in excess of the Maximum Contaminant Level... Read more →


CNBNews January 2024 Cheers and Jeers

COMPILED BY CNBNEWS JEER: Don't look for fewer taxes in New Jersey. You drive from Exit 3 on the NJ Turnpike 5.5 miles to Pennsauken, and you go through eight communities that have their own police departments. They justify their existence by writing moving violation tickets. Most states have consolidated community law enforcement with county police forces, saving huge amounts of money without threatening public safety. Why can't good old New Jersey do this? Politics is the cause. Public unions control our elected officials. Nobody is looking out for your hard-earned tax dollars. Leaving New Jersey! CHEER: To the end... Read more →


Kudos to GCHS Alum Bob "Dece" Dacierno Inducted Into the SJ Baseball Hall of Fame

UPDATED: 1/22/24 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CNBNEWS SPORTS (January 19, 2024)--Robert "Dece" Dacierno Sr., a prominent athlete and a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School's Class of 1963, was inducted into the Hotstovers South Jersey Baseball Hall of Fame in November. The organization's 63rd Awards Banquet and 34th South Jersey Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony took place at Adelphia Restaurant in Deptford. The other inductees are Dan Baker, Darren Ford, Robert “Tookie” Johnson, Ryan Kulik, Bob Seddon, and Sam Tropiano. Robert Dacierno, second from right standing with the other members of this year's South Jersey Baseball Hall... Read more →


Michael "Mike" C. Rennles, age 70, of Brooklawn

On January 16, 2024. Age 70. Of Brooklawn, NJ, formerly of Gloucester City. Born in Camden, NJ, he was the son of the late, Charles and Anna Jane (Palmer) Rennles. Mike was predeceased by his beloved wife, Dorothy Jane (Conover) CNBNews graphic file Rennles in 1997 after 21 years of marriage. He is survived by his loving daughters, Karen Rennles and her partner, Jacquelyn Fasolka, Katie Wallenfels (Joshua); cherished grandchildren, Maggie Jane Wallenfels, Miles Hudson Wallenfels; sister, Linda Counsellor (Edward); brother, Gary Rennles (Diane); brother-in-law, Albert Conover (Ellen); sisters-in-law, Joyce Barron (Joe), Shirley Hagan (Joe), Mike retired in 2018 after... Read more →


The Story Behind The Story:

Will Pat's Select Pizza sell Cannabis???

Coming Next To Gloucester City, Marijuana Delivered To Your Front Door! Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews On January 17th, 2024, the Gloucester City Planning/Zoning Board will meet at the Police Administration Building at 313 Monmouth Street. The meeting will begin at 7:30 pm. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss and presumably pass an application of "Organic Remedies NJ, Inc. for a minor site plan and conditional use approval together with all variances and waivers as may be required by the Board and the Board Staff to operate a Class 5 cannabis retail establishment on the property located at 400... Read more →


Operation Helping Hand Coming to Brooklawn

Camden City, N.J.- Join the CCPO on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, in partnership with Maryville Addiction Center, Volunteers of America Delaware Valley, and the Brooklawn Police Department, as together we will be hosting the next OPERATION HELPING HAND COMMUNITY IMPACT SERIES at the Brooklawn Shopping Center parking lot in Brooklawn, N.J. Operation Helping Hand Community Impact Series events are designed to address an individual's personalized needs as we fulfill our commitment to assisting Camden County residents who are struggling with substance use disorder or who are in need of guidance in obtaining social services. At each Operation Helping Hand Community... Read more →


CNB Traffic Alert: Route 130 Bridge over Big Timber Creek to be Closed on Saturday

in Gloucester and Camden Counties (Trenton) – The Route 130 Bridge over Big Timber Creek is scheduled to be closed and detoured in both directions Saturday as the bridge replacement project advances in Camden and Gloucester counties. From 7 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Saturday, January 13, Route 130 will be closed and detoured in both directions between River Drive in Westville, Gloucester County and the Brooklawn Circle in Brooklawn, Camden County. The closure is necessary to replace the damaged crash cushion on the Route 130 Bridge over Big Timber Creek. The following detours will be in place: Route 130 northbound... Read more →


TIPS AND SNIPPETS:

Cops Party w/Citizens; GHS Student Needs Help; Empire Sold; 08030 Legal Fees Mount

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Representatives of CC Prosecutors Office and Gcity Police Meet with Residents at Pats Select Pizza photo provided GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --On Thursday, January 11, 2024, the Camden County Prosecutor's Office and the Gloucester City Police Department collaborated with the community to enjoy some delicious pizza and have a great time together. The event was held at Pat's Select Pizza in Gloucester City. It was an amazing opportunity for residents to hang out with the members of both departments, get to know them better, and build long-lasting relationships. This event was a vital step towards... Read more →


Roadwork Continues in Audubon

(Lindenwold, NJ) – NJ American Water will be replacing a concrete water main trench on Wyoming Avenue in Audubon from Tuesday, Jan. 2, through Friday, Jan. 5, between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily. There will be full road closure of Wyoming Avenue between Merchant Street and Audubon Avenue. “Motorists should plan ahead to take alternate routes and give themselves plenty of time to get to their destinations,” said Commissioner Al Dyer, liaison to the Department of Public Works. “Also, remember that when you’re traveling through a construction area, please slow down and stay alert for crew members and debris.”... Read more →


CNB Traffic Alert: South I-295/Al-Jo's Curve Closed and Detour Tonight

Overnight closures are necessary to repair attenuators (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound, also known as Al-Jo's Curve, is scheduled to be closed tonight for guiderail and attenuator repairs as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. The I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound will be closed beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, December 20 until 5 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, December 21. The right lane on I-295 southbound also will be closed after Exit 28/Route 168. All motorists... Read more →


THE DELAWARE RIVER BASIN SEES AS MUCH AS FIVE INCHES OF RAIN

Over the past 24 hours, many locations in the Delaware River Basin have received more than 2-3 inches of rain. Areas in Delaware and in portions of Southwestern N.J. have received more than 5 inches of rain. Many coastal locations experienced tidal flooding, and as with any high-intensity rainfall event, flash flooding in small streams and flood-prone, low-lying, and/or urban areas was also a concern. Basin rivers, creeks and streams continue to run high, with flooding occurring or forecasted at several stream gages. Here’s how much rain fell in a 24-hour period ending at 7 a.m. this morning: " The... Read more →


Gloucester City ALERT: Parts of Essex Street, and North King Closed Monday

Roadwork to close road in Gloucester City CNBNEWS GRAPHIC FILE (Lindenwold, NJ) – PSE&G will be restoring roadway on Essex Street in Gloucester City on Monday Dec. 18 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. There will be a full road closure of North King Street between Warren and Essex streets. “Motorists should plan ahead to take alternate routes and give themselves plenty of time to get to their destinations,” said Commissioner Al Dyer, liaison to the Department of Public Works. “Also, remember that when you’re traveling through a construction area, please slow down and stay alert for crew members and... Read more →


Big Timber Creek Bridge North, Closed for Paving Tonight

Route 130 northbound to be closed and detoured tonight at Bridge over Big Timber Creek in Gloucester and Camden counties Closures necessary for paving (Trenton) – Route 130 northbound is scheduled to be closed and detoured tonight as the Bridge over Big Timber Creek replacement project advances in Camden and Gloucester counties. From 8 p.m. tonight, Monday, December 11 until 6 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, December 12, Route 130 northbound will be closed and detoured between River Drive in Westville, Gloucester County and the Brooklawn Circle in Brooklawn, Camden County. The closure is necessary for paving. The following detour will be... 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 →


2023 Donor Development Campaign Set to Close Nov. 10th: Support Our Students!

Click on Cover Below to View Full Report! GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 7, 2023)--Gloucester Catholic's Fall 2023 Donor Development Campaign has raised more than $30,000 to date to assist GCHS students and their families needing financial assistance for tuition. Thank you for your support! There is still a limited time to assist our students as the campaign closes on Friday, November 10th, 2023. Won't you help out? See the three easy ways to donate, including Venmo, Online Donations, or U.S, mail. We appreciate your support of Gloucester Catholic! Three Ways to Give! VENMO -- @gcramsgiving ONLINE -- CLICK HERE TO... Read more →


Frank J. Weichmann, of Brooklawn, GHS Alum, Memorial AA Member, College Football Coach

Everyone needs someone to lean on. We need someone too. Just to help get us through. Life is ours and we live it our own way. But, there will come a day when youth will pass away. What will they say about me? Nothing is forever in this world, not even our problems. Believe me, every heart has its secret sorrows which the world knows not. Oftentimes, we call them cold when they are only sad. Because Frank could not stop for death, he suddenly stopped for him in the early morning on All Souls Day in Philadelphia. The carriage... Read more →


Camden County Center for Community Nutrition to be Unveiled; Cost $5 Million

On Monday, the Board of Commissioners will unveil the Camden County Center for Community Nutrition, a $5 million project that aims to combat food insecurity in Camden County. The facility was created to expand upon the county’s growing need for home delivered meals to residents. The new space is 7,500 square feet and supports meal assembly and distribution services for the home delivery program and houses supporting staff areas, frozen and refrigerated food storage and dry goods storage all under one roof. Currently, the program serves more than 2,000 clients, which is 846 more clients than last year. “Food insecurity... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: $161 Million Being Given To 543 municipalities In NJ

Funds will support safety, infrastructure, quality of life improvements CNBNews graphic file Top Recipients in Camden County Audubon Borough $357,528; Bellmawr Borough, $417,755; Camden City, $1,118,533... Gloucester City, $329,839; Gloucester Township, $403, 758; Pennsauken Township, $432, 090; Winslow Township, $304,141 (Trenton) – Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti today announced $161.25 million in Fiscal Year 2024 Municipal Aid grants, with 543 cities and towns across the state receiving funds to advance road, bridge, safety, and quality-of-life improvements, demonstrating the Department of Transportation’s Commitment to Communities. The competitive Municipal Aid grant program attracted 600 applications... Read more →


Eugene McLaughlin, Navy Veteran, Member of Brooklawn Fire Department, St. Luke's Church

Eugene J. McLaughlin “Jeep” on October 28, 2023, of the Lakebridge section of Deptford, Age 94. Beloved husband of Jean McLaughlin (nee Moen). Father of Joseph McLaughlin (Marilyn) of Tennessee, Ronald McLaughlin (Barbara) of Virginia, Paula Green of Florida, Richard Hubbs of Gloucester City, and Alice Sharp (John) of Washington Twp. Thirteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Eugene was a U.S. Navy Veteran, a life member of the Brooklawn Fire Company, a member of the New Jersey State Fireman’s Association for 67 years and a lifelong member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Westville. He had worked as an installer for... Read more →


NJ Senior Freeze Property Tax Reimbursement Deadline for Filing October 31

DEADLINE FOR FILING 2022 Application is October 31, 2023 IT IS YOUR MONEY The Senior Freeze Program reimburses eligible senior citizens and disabled persons for property tax or mobile home park site fee increases on their principal residence (main home). To qualify, you must meet all the eligibility requirements for each year from the base year through the application year. Eligibility requirements, including income limits, and benefits available for all property tax relief programs are subject to change by the State Budget. 2022 Filing Deadline The deadline for 2022 applications is October 31, 2023. 2022 Payment Schedule We are currently... Read more →


CC Prosecutor: Investigation into Deaths of Two Women at Rodeway Inn was a Murder/Suicide

Brooklawn, N.J. (October 16, 2023)(CNBNews)--- The investigation into the deaths of two women in Brooklawn on Saturday has revealed they died in a murder/suicide, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Brooklawn Police Chief Rodeway Inn, 801 Crescent Blvd., Brooklawn NJ Shamus Ellis. On Saturday, October 14, 2023, at 1:04 p.m., Brooklawn Police responded to the Rodeway Inn at 801 Crescent Boulevard in Brooklawn, N.J., for the report of a deceased female inside of a room. The deceased female was ultimately identified as Dawn Ogburn, 38, of Brooklawn, N.J. Officers located another deceased female inside of the room who... Read more →


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Politicians Rush to Attact Marijuana Business to Gcity & Brooklawn Ignoring the Dangers of 'POT'

Know the Risks of Marijuana RELATED: CASE SOLVED: A "Dumpster Diver" is the Culprit...UPDATED Local Governments Seeking "A PIECE OF THE ACTION" Another Marijuana Store Coming to South Jersey; Opening in Brooklawn Marijuana use comes with real risks that can impact a person’s health and life. Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal substance in the U.S. and its use is growing. Marijuana use among all adult age groups, both sexes, and pregnant women is going up. At the same time, the perception of how harmful marijuana use can be is declining. Increasingly, young people today do not consider marijuana... Read more →