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CNBNEWS January 2020 Cheers & Jeers

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews. net JEER-Something has to be done about the dilapidated house (photo above) that sits at the entrance of Gloucester City at Essex Street and Collings Road. People coming into our community are getting the wrong impression of the city because of the appearance of this property. CHEER--William Ackley, Gloucester City's Chief Housing Inspector & Zoning Official said the Essex Street house has been approved as a redevelopment project under a new ordinance that was recently passed. "We are in... Read more →


American Legion provides over $1.1 million in grants to veteran families

The American Legion In January 2019, The American Legion’s Temporary Financial Assistance (TFA) program broke a single-month record in grant distribution – $1,030,163. Of the grants distributed, $1,000,500 assisted children of active duty Coast Guard servicemembers who were financially affected by the federal government shutdown. The government shutdown created a critical need of monetary assistance for active-duty U.S. Coast Guardsmen. And The American Legion answered their call for help by providing immediate financial support through the TFA program. But the financial need for veterans and... Read more →


Freeholder Cappelli and The State Of The County

The statement below is by Camden County Freeholder Director Cappelli (photo) in regard to the annual state of the county address for 2020. “Good afternoon everyone and thank you for being here. I want to start off by saying that as we enter our 176th year, the state of the county is strong. Thanks to our dedicated and caring residents, the resiliency of our communities, and expanding economic opportunity for all, we enter this new year with limitless possibilities ahead. For the past 12 months... Read more →


South Jersey Basketball Hall-of-Fame Announces Selections for 2020

CHERRY HILL NJ--The Albert Carino Basketball Club of South Jersey has announced their selections to be inducted into the South Jersey Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday, February 9 . Bill Hiltner, Chairman of the Hall of Fame Committee, said the ceremony will begin at 5:30 P.M. at the Crowne Plaza, Route 70 and Cuthbert Blvd., Cherry Hill, NJ. Tickets are available for the event from Jack Mongulla (856-461-8800) or Jason Lewer (609-706-7069) or by sending payment ($35.00 per ticket) to 41 Emery Way, Delanco,... Read more →


PART II: A Look at Gloucester City's Top Stories in 2019

PART I: A Look at Gloucester City's Top Stories in 2019 Dave Pollander Jr., Owner of Dave's Auto Repair & Towing; Age 58 Monday, July 01, 2019 David F. Pollander, Jr. (GLOUCESTER CITY NJ )(July 1, 2019)--Surrounded by his loving family, on June 28, 2019. Age 58. Of Gloucester City. Beloved son of the late Dave and Marlene Pollander. Survived by his... Read more → What's Gloucester City Jr Sr High School’s Equity Rating? Thursday, July 04, 2019 To see the complete report for GHS... Read more →


VACANCY - BROOKLAWN BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBER

Must be a citizen and resident of Brooklawn 1 year immediately preceding appointment Must be able to read and write Must be registered to vote in Brooklawn Must have no interest directly or indirectly in any contract with or claim against the Board Must not be disqualified from membership for the conviction of certain crimes. (Within 30 days of election or appointment to the board, a member must undergo a criminal history background investigation through the state Department of Education.) All interested parties please send... Read more →


Michael J. Gillen, Volunteer Member of Brooklawn Fire Dept/EMS; Past Member of Brooklawn Board of Ed

Michael J. Gillen BROOKLAWN NJ--On December 23, 2019. Age 54. Of Brooklawn. Loving and devoted husband of 27 years to Margaret “Peg” Gillen (nee Spates). Loving father of Andrew and Mikaila Gillen. Cherished son of Elsie Gillen and the late George J. Gillen. Beloved brother of Cheryl Graham (Dave), Robin Sobieski (John), Kathy Bairstow (Rich) and George “Skip” Gillen (Ann). Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Mike was born in Philadelphia and formerly resided in West Collingswood Heights. He was a graduate of... Read more →


A BLESSED CHRISTMAS TO ALL!

"Among the many gifts that we buy and receive, let us not forget the true gift: To give each other something of ourselves, to give each other something of our time, to open our time to God. In this way Anxiety disappears, Joy is born, and the Feast is created. " ~ Pope Benedict XVI Thank you for your support and loyalty over the past year..... from all of us at CNBNews BEST WISHES Bill & Connie Cleary ... Gloucestercitynews.net since 2006 Read more →


VACANCY - BROOKLAWN BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBER

Requirements: Must be a citizen and resident of Brooklawn 1 year immediately preceding appointment Must be able to read and write Must be registered to vote in Brooklawn Must have no interest directly or indirectly in any contract with or claim against the Board Must not be disqualified from membership for the conviction of certain crimes. (Within 30 days of election or appointment to the board, a member must undergo a criminal history background investigation through the state Department of Education.) All interested parties please... Read more →


Wreaths honor thousands of veterans

By Henry Howard DEC 15, 2019 View Photo Gallery Vietnam veteran Chuck Muller makes a special pilgrimage to place a wreath at the gravesite of his high school friends, including Keenan Newell, each year as part of Wreaths Across America. “I come here out of respect for my friends and their fathers,” said Muller, commander of Bentley-Trumble Post 442 in Horseheads, N.Y. “Keenan was the most unassuming guy you would ever know. He wound up as an Army Green Beret, special forces.” Muller recalled growing... Read more →


Dianne E. DeMore, of Brooklawn, formerly of Gloucester City

On December 18, 2019. Age 68, of Brooklawn, Formerly of Gloucester City. Born in Camden, she was the daughter of James William Hilliard. Dianne is survived by her beloved mother, Catherine (Sturgis) Hilliard; loving children, Edward DeMore, John DeMore, James DeMore (Margaret), Elizabeth Scargle (Bill), David DeMore (Dawn), Charles DeMore (Jennifer), Jessica Cutuli (Carmen) and Tammi Brewer (John). She is also survived by 22 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and her sisters, Rosemary Davis, Isabella Hilliard, and Mildred Wallace. Dianne was predeceased by her husband, Edward DeMore... Read more →


Frank Keith, Active in Brooklawn American Legion; Football, Baseball and Softball Coach; GCHS Alum

Francis “Frank” J. Keith Brooklawn – On December 16, 2019. Age 57. Loving and devoted husband of 27 years to Joan Keith (nee Murphy). Loving father of Michael J. Keith and Emily E. Keith. Cherished son of the late John and Rita Keith. Beloved brother of Michael J. Keith (Addie) and the late Delores Ward (surviving Tom). Dear brother-in-law of Debbie Mason, Michael Murphy (Marie), Jerry Murphy (Sherle) and the late Peggy Ribchinsky (late Mike). Cherished son in law of Anna Murphy and the late... Read more →


Claire Gustafson Says Norcross Is The One Who Needs To Apologize Not Jeff Van Drew

Where are the thousands of jobs Norcross promised the Economic Opportunity Act would bring to our region? COLLINGSWOOD – Republican candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s first congressional district, Claire Gustafson, took issue with Congressman Donald Norcross’s statement with regard to the news of Congressman Jeff Van Drew coming to the Republican party. At issue is, in his statement, Norcross claimed Van Drew owes an apology to a list of people and organizations as well as “the people of South Jersey.” “Congressman Norcross is the... Read more →


Public is Concerned About Shipping Liquid Gas to Gibbstown

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews.net GIBBSTOWN, NJ (December 16, 2019))--The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) approved a Special Permit to Energy Transfer Solutions LLC, of Florida to transport liquefied natural gas (methane, refrigerated liquid) by rail tank car to a facility, yet to be built, in Gibbstown. This material is currently not authorized for transportation by rail tank car although materials with similar properties are authorized for transportation, according to the NJ Sierra Club. The PHMSA is a United States Department of... Read more →


*The Alice Costello Elementary School PTA Launches Spirit-Wear Shop

(CNBNews)BROOKLAWN, NJ (Nov. 12, 2019)The Alice Costello PTA has opened a spirit-wear shop to raise funds for the school. The ACES PTA has launched a spirit-wear shop to raise money for the school. The link to the shop can be found below. Show your school spirit by purchasing an item (or two) from the shop! Click ​​​​​​​here to access the shop. published Gloucestercitynews.net Read more →


Approval Given for Railcar Carrying Dangerous LNG to Gibbstown Port

GIBBSTOWN, NJ--(Dec. 9, 2019)--PHMSA has approved a Special Permit to Energy Transfer Solutions LLC, a New Fortress subsidiary. New Fortress is looking to build an LNG facility in Gibbstown, NJ. The permit requests authorization for transportation of liquefied natural gas (methane, refrigerated liquid) by rail tank car. This material is currently not authorized for transportation by rail tank car although materials with similar properties are authorized for transportation. Modern tank cars carry all types of liquid and gaseous commodities (image source Wikipedia). “This proposal is... Read more →


CNBNews Tips/Snippets:

The Most Dangerous Schools; 542 Cities to Receive Infrastructure Grants

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet BAD NEWS! A New Jersey State Department of Education report released in March 2019 list the names of the most dangerous schools in the 21 counties of the state. According to nj1015.com schools that made the most calls to police were Passaic High School with 109 calls, Kingsway Regional High School with 86 calls, and East Brunswick High School with 53 calls. Passaic High School, which has more than 3,100 students, had the most calls concerning violence and drugs... Read more →


Robert J. Hepner “Headcase” of Gloucester City NJ; Truckdriver

On December 3, 2019. Of Gloucester City. Age 65. Born in Fort Monmouth , he was the son of the late Mary Jane Hepner. He is survived by his beloved wife of 24 years, Maryanne (Raube) Hepner; loving children Jessica McNair (Rob), Lisa St.Clair (Lee), Kelly Reed (John), Roy Bond, Jr. and 8 grandchildren. Robert worked as a self-employed truck driver for many years before he joined Double K Transportation in Gloucester City, 5 years ago. A true gear head, he loved to ride his... Read more →


Now That's The Christmas Spirit!

By CNBNews.net Staff (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(Dec. 5, 2019)——With all the turmoil in the world it is nice to hear some good news now and then. Kelli Sharp, (nee Pfeffer)recently shared just such a tale with CNBNews about her family, friends and perfect strangers helping her get the Christmas Spirit. Kelli, resides on Market Street with her husband Brett and their children. Kelli is a 1998 graduate of Gloucester High. This past summer the Sharp family lost all of their Christmas decorations they had stored in... Read more →


Claire Gustafson To Challenge Norcross

Gustafson releases video announcing campaign for Congress COLLINGSWOOD – Former Collingswood school board member Claire Gustafson announced today, via video, that she has entered the race to challenge Congressman Donald Norcross in New Jersey’s First Congressional District. Gustafson announced on November 12th that she formed an exploratory committee “to gauge interest and support into a possible candidacy for Congress” and said today, “The exploring is done. I spent the past few weeks talking with friends, family and colleagues and am confident we will be able... Read more →


Ride The Silver Sleigh with Santa Dec. 7

Children and adults alike will enjoy the opportunity to ride the train with Santa on Saturday, December 7, 2019. Specially decorated PATCO trains will make three trips, leaving the Lindenwold station at 9:10 a.m., 10:40 a.m. and 12:10 p.m. and picking up passengers at all stops along the way. After enjoying their ride with Santa and his elves, complete with seasonal music, Santa’s Sleigh passengers can shop at Christmas Village in Love Park, check out the light show and “Christmas Carol” display at Macy’s or... Read more →


Mae Elizabeth Monforte of Bellmawr; A Founding Member of Annunciation BVM Church

Mae Elizabeth Monforte, on November 22, 2019, of Bellmawr. Mae was born to Olivia and William Glemser in Camden NJ on May 19, 1920. This diminutive, dynamic lady lived her 99.5 years devoted to family, faith, friends and the Phillies. In 1938 Mae married Louis Rocco Monforte then centered her life around him and their sons, Louis (Carol) of Brooklawn, NJ and Joseph (Pat) of Cave Creek, AZ. She adored her granddaughters Caroline Tisot, Marybeth Morrison, and Beth Kurta and her five great-grandchildren. A spiritual... Read more →


CNBNews Tips/Snippets: Growing Up Gloucester; White Supremacist a Fireman; Graffiti Problem in City

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GROWING UP GLOUCESTER--Back in the day, everyone knew everyone in Gloucester City. In those days it wouldn't be unusual if you even knew some members of the outlaw Pagan's MC, who had one of the first chapters in the state located in Gloucester City. The head of that chapter was a childhood friend of my wife Connie. He went through the local school system and graduated with her and other members of the GHS Class of '62. Related: New... Read more →


Voorhees Police Asking Family & Friends to Support Officer Scott Davis Nov. 26

VOORHEES TOWNSHIP NJ--The Voorhees Twp Police Dept is teaming up with the Iron Hill Brewery at the Voorhees Town Center to develop a beer in support of Retired Cherry Hill Police Officer Scott Davis. After retiring from the Cherry Hill Police Dept Scott Davis returned to service with the Voorhees Twp Police Dept as a SLEO Class II Officer where he diligently served as the primary school security officer at Kresson Elementary School. Unfortunately Officer Davis had to retire again after being diagnosed with ALS.... Read more →


70 Plus Attend "Ray Ford Old Timers" Event in October

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 18, 2019)--The 70-some former athletes from Gloucester City High School and Gloucester Catholic High School had a great time October 18 at the newly reorganized second annual Ray Ford-Leon Harris, Sr. Sports Night, which was also the 47th anniversary of the original “Ray Ford Oldtimers.” Ray Ford (above) formed the group in 1972. When it first started the turnout would number close to 200 people. But, today, many of those individuals have passed on including Ford. With a number of first-time... Read more →


Alleged White Supremacist from Brooklawn Charged with Wanting to Kill Blacks, Jews, and Gays

UPDATED: Brooklawn Police Chief Shamus Ellis was asked if his department had any problems with Tobin recently. "This was an FBI Investigation so as instructed, I will need to refer you to the FBI Philadelphia Field Office. Prior to this investigation, I don't believe we have had any negative encounters with Tobin. As for whether he was a fireman I do not know his exact status with the Fire Department." William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CAMDEN CITY, NJ (Nov. 17, 2019)—White supremacist Richard Tobin,... Read more →


GreatSchools.org Report on How Gloucester High School Students Do on College Entrance Exams

Here’s how Gloucester City Jr Sr High School students do on college entrance exams. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 15, 2019)--You know your child’s grades, but do you know if they’re prepared to succeed in college? Nearly ½ of all high school students get straight As. At the same time, many students get to college only to find they are not academically prepared. In this era of grade inflation, it’s important to look at more than just your child's grades. College entrance exams help you to... Read more →


GTPD Citizens Police Academy Begins January 2020- Sign Up Today!

The Gloucester Township Police Department in a continuing effort to foster an even better police community partnership would like to invite any Gloucester Township resident 16 years of age or older to attend the Citizens Police Academy. The Gloucester Township Police Department Citizens Police Academy is a free 10-week course that begins January 23, 2020. The classes will be on Thursday evenings from 6:30 PM to approximately 8:30 PM. The course will include an overview of the police department and the administration, police communications, special... Read more →


Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety

Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital received its third consecutive “A” on the Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2019 Hospital Safety Grade. This designation by the national nonprofit health care ratings organization recognizes the hospital’s efforts to protect patients from harm and meet the highest safety standards in the United States. The Safety Grade, ranging from A to F, rates hospitals across the country based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections, and other harms among patients in their care. Of the more than 2,600 hospitals... Read more →


Sun Glare Causes Traffic Accident in Brooklawn

BROOKLAWN, NJ (Nov. 6, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--Brooklawn Police were dispatched to the area of Route 130 and Browning Lane for the report of a two-vehicle accident. On arrival Police determined that the crash only involved 1 vehicle. The vehicle was making a left-hand turn from Browning Lane onto Route 130 South, when the sun glare obstructed her view causing her to drive up the median and strike the light pole. The lens from the light fell out and shattered on Route 130 North causing a traffic hazard.... Read more →


Video: Gloucester City Halloween Trick or Treat Hours

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 30, 2019)--Gloucester City Police announced today that Halloween Trick or Treat hours will be Thursday, October 31, between 4 PM and 8PM. Halloween Home Haunt w/ Awesome Digital Effects from AtmosFX & Others ...Crazy Halloween home haunt with lots of cool digital effects. Check out the best of AtmosfearFX, Hi-Rez Designs and Spectral Illusions. ***** Halloween Safety Tips for Kids & Parents Before trick or tricking with your kids, be sure to check out these Halloween safety tips, on everything from... Read more →


*Gloucester High School Class of '65 Planning 55th Reunion

SAVE THE DATE! image Dreamstime.com The Gloucester City High School Class of 1965 is planning their 55th Class Reunion. It will be held on April 25, 2020 at The Kove in Audubon. Additional details will be available shortly. For information, questions, or to express interest, please contact either Frank Carrick (856-241-9483, fcarrick@comcast.net) or Carolyn Shaw (856-933-9121, carols@verizon.net). GHS Class of 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964 Reunion Photo Album Read more →


Three Medical Marijuana Businesses Meet with Gloucester City Officials

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 27, 2019)--The New Jersey Department of Health is presently reviewing three proposals/applications for medical marijuana facility to be built in the state in the near future. According to NJ.com Green Leaf Medical, New Jersey met with the Gloucester City Planning Board and presented a plan for cultivation, extraction and a dispensary operation in the Southport section of the City, located at Charles and Water Streets. That area was once the home of several industrial facilities,... Read more →