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OPEN OUR SCHOOLS NOW! You Are Hurting Our Children!

You Can No Longer Blame Trump, What Happens Now Is On Your Watch- ~CNBNews (NAPSI)—The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting nationwide K-12 school closures have created a social and economic impact that has paralyzed many communities. The lack of a proven technological solutions to help counter the impact of COVID in schools... Read more →


Joseph P. Driscoll, Jr., of Bellmawr; Active St. Mary’s Parishioner, Air Force Veteran

Joe died peacefully surrounded by his family, including his loving wife of nearly 60 years Olive M. Driscoll (nee Pine), and his children: Denise (BJ) Glassman, Nancy (Pat) Gartland, Joe (Kim) Driscoll, Susan (Bob) Leonchuck, John (Katie) Driscoll, and Colleen Long (Joe). He was adored and loved by his 29 grandchildren,... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS NEWS: Big Rube Comes to Thomas Murphy's Tavern, Gloucester City

Derek Timm | Special to CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 10, 2021)--A few weeks ago Thomas Murphy's Pub, 157 SOUTH BURLINGTON STREET, teamed up with one the guys who made Mitchell and Ness a global brand and is known as a fried chicken aficionado. SEE FULL MENU Thomas Murphy's Pub 157... Read more →


Anwar Abdulah, 32, of Pennsauken Involved in Gloucester City Drug Gang Pleads Guilty.

CAMDEN CITY, N.J.(January 6, 2021)-- – A Camden County, man today admitted conspiring to distribute and selling oxycodone pills in connection with his role in a drug trafficking ring, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Anwar Abdulah, 32, of Pennsauken, pleaded guilty today by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Renée Marie Bumb... Read more →


Registration Now Opened for the 2021 American Legion Baseball Season

Register online at baseball.legion.org. A new single sign-on process for American Legion websites, including baseball.legion.org, went into effect Dec. 31. Click here for more information. The early deadline for registration is May 15. Teams registered after May 15 will be subject to a $200 late fee through the final deadline of... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering Through SJ (Brooklawn/Gloucester City)Chapter VI

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Peyton Cleary (CNBNews files) BROOKLAWN, NJ (January 4, 2021)--Searching for something on the internet we discovered a For Sale advertisement for Clancy's Pub by the Creek, 304 Crescent Blvd., Brooklawn, NJ. The advertisement from COLDWELL BANKER reads Fantastic opportunity to own/operate a bar/restaurant in the... Read more →


Eugene "Jeep" MacAdams, 97, of Brooklawn; WWII Veteran, 30-Year Member of NJ National Guard

Eugene “Jeep” MacAdams BROOKLAWN, NJ (January 2, 2021)--Eugene “Jeep” MacAdams was called home to be with our Lord on December 29, 2020, not long after his 97th birthday. Jeep had lived in Brooklawn, NJ, Ocean View, NJ, and Seminole, FL. Although his remaining family and friends were saddened by his death,... Read more →


Privately Run South Jersey Veterans Center Needs A New Roof; Can You Help?

Bob Kotter, of Gloucester City and Kathleen Van Stine (CNBNews photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews LINDENWOLD, NJ (December 30, 2020)--In 2015 Michael and Kathleen Van Stine founded the SpectraCare® Foundation using Michael's $130,000 retirement fund to launch the project. The Foundation will help veterans (Veterans Assist), senior citizens (Seniors... Read more →


American Legion Baseball Regionals: The Home Field Advantage

By Richard Walker Dec 28, 2020 NOTE: This is the last in a four-part series on the history of American Legion Baseball’s regional playoff structure. Part 1 took a look at how the regional format has changed over the years. Part 2 showcased some of the top individual performances in regional... Read more →


Karen Ann VanHerwarden, of Williamstown

On December 26, 2020, age 53, of Williamstown. Born in Darby, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph F. and Rosemary (Somers) DeNick. Karen is survived by her husband, James VanHerwarden; daughters, Chelsea M. Smith, Daniellea A. Smith; son, Joseph M. Smith; grandchildren, Camryn, Caden, Emma, Elizabeth and Carson.... Read more →


Doris E. Pulaski, of Brooklawn; Devoted Catholic, Member of Brooklawn Fire Dept. Ladies Aux.

Brooklawn – On December 21, 2020. Age 78. (Nee Zane) Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late William H. and Ruth E. (Wood) Zane. Loving and devoted mother of Joanne E. Pulaski. Beloved sister of Linda Shockley (John) and William B. Zane, she is also survived by... Read more →


Video: SANTA IS COMING, YEA!!!!!

Santa Helpers were seen earlier this week on Thompson Avenue GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 24, 2020)(CNBNews)--Hey, Kids You better watch out You better not cry You better not pout I'm telling you why A Santa Helper walking on Barnard Avenue, yesterday... , Santa Clause is coming to town... He's making a... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Remember Lt. Ken Saunders

Lt. Ken Saunders GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (December 20, 2020)--Lt. Ken Saunders started his police career at the Brooklawn Police Department, then joined the Gloucester Township Police Department in 1979. While working patrol, he was assigned to the Selective Enforcement Unit. He rose to the rank of Sergeant, then Lieutenant as a... Read more →


50 Percent Off Coupons Offered by Businesses in Gloucester City and throughout New Jersey

Gloucester CITY, NJ(December 14, 2020)(CNBNewsnet)--LocalFlavor.com serves communities small and large, with thousands of local Deals and coupons in hundreds of towns and cities across the country. They also offer Deals from select nationwide retailers in your home town. For example here in Gloucester City Vitale's Italian Bistro, 942 Ninth Street, and... Read more →


American Legion Baseball regionals have featured some star individual performances

By Richard Walker Nov 16, 2020 NOTE: This is the second of a four-part series on the history of American Legion Baseball’s regional playoff structure. Part 1 took a look at how the regional format has changed over the years. Gloucestercitynews.net files Once American Legion Baseball officials switched to an eight-regional... Read more →


Patrick McCrea, Led A Life Worth Living

A Teacher at Alice Costello School for 41 Years; School Basketball Coach, Butcher, Baseball and Football Star in his Youth, Race Horse Owner, Loved Golf, Loved to Laugh, A Devote Catholic Pat was always working to get a laugh. He had claimed one of his best friends was a Monsignor, showed... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering Through South Jersey (Gloucester City Chapter V)

Sunset at Freedom Pier, Gloucester City NJ (CNBNews photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (Gloucester City, NJ)(December 7, 2020)--Peyton and I were cleaning out our photo collection and came upon the one above taken in September at dusk at Freedom Pier. Many people living here today have no idea that... Read more →


Delaware Riverkeeper Network: Please Join Us! Say NO to LNG export from Gibbstown!

All this week, we are joining in one voice using many different mediums to make certain the Delaware River Basin Commissioners hear us. At their December 9th meeting they may take action on the pending approval of Dock 2 that would be used for the export of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)... Read more →


Fender Bender Today at Route 130 South and Market Street, Gloucester City

(CNBNews)(GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 4, 2020)--A fender-bender at Route 130 South and Market Street at traffic backed up at the intersection around 11:30 AM today. Lookie-Lou's driving by slowed down in both directions to get a peek at the two cars involved. It is not known if anyone was injured. Route... Read more →


The Most Successful Teams, States and Regions in American Legion Baseball Regionals

Credit Bruce Darrow/CNBNews photographer SHELBY, N.C. AUGUST 19, 2014)- For the fourth time in team history and the second consecutive year, Brooklawn, New Jersey won the American Legion World Series with a mercy-rule victory, this time an 18-0 rout of Midland, Mich., in seven innings. Brooklawn (54-7) became the first team... Read more →


CNB Traffic Alert: I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound Closed Tonight

Two lanes will be closed on I-76 eastbound near the ramp Gloucestercitynews.net files (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the overnight closure of the I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound and the closure of two lanes on I-76 eastbound for concrete repairs in Camden... Read more →


Deanna J. Dunn of Leisuretown, 82

Leisuretown – On November 28, 2020, Deanna passed peacefully at her daughter’s home in Brooklawn, at the age of 82. (nee Jeneski). Deanna was predeceased by her husband, Eugene J. Dunn, Jr. She is survived by her children, Denise Mackey (John) and Eugene J. Dunn, III (Kim); grandchildren, John Mackey (Jennifer),... Read more →


Lions win delayed Turkey Day Game against Rams 48 - 0

(GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ Nov. 28, 2020)--The local Lions had two weeks of no practice / no contact because of Covid-19 and returned for preparation against the hometown rival Rams on Friday. The Lions showed no rust while crushing the Rams behind 4 touchdowns (3 rushing / 1 receiving) by Stephen Burkhardt.... Read more →


Only in NJ: State Transit at Risk of Missing Dec. 31 RR Safety Deadline

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square (The Center Square) – NJ Transit is the only railroad in the country “at risk of not fully implementing” a federally mandated safety system “on all its required main lines” by the end of the year, a federal agency said in a new report.... Read more →


Trump Administration COVID-19 Vaccine Being Offered to Public at No Cost

Important information from Congressman Donald Norcross... I am pleased to inform you that through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), eligible Medicare recipients will be able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at no cost as soon as it becomes available. The CMS is guaranteeing that all FDA approved COVID-19... Read more →


Ocean State Job Lot Opens Deptford Store

Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL) associates at the new store located at 409 Almonesson Road in Deptford, New Jersey celebrate the grand-opening of the company’s 144th store. Discount Retailer Opens 5th New Jersey Store in Vacant Toys “R” Us Location North Kingstown, RI - (November 23, 2020) – Ocean State Job... Read more →


BUSINESS NEWS: Crafty Couture DIY Chalk Studio and More! NOW OPENED

AUDUBON, NJ--Local female entrepreneur Jessica Wilson opened her business, Crafty Couture DIY Chalk Studio and More!, 102 Wyoming Avenue, on Saturday, Nov. 21. Jessica is excited to introduce people to the world of chalk painting; “My desire is to make my customers feel like they’re stopping by for a cup of... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering through the Streets of South Jersey (Gloucester City Chapter IV)

The outside structure of Jacks' Twin Bar has been showing signs of neglect for a while. It makes you wonder why isn't the owner made to repair it? (CNBNews photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (Gloucester City, NJ)(November 22, 2020)(CNBNews)--After years of neglect Jack's Twin Bar, Broadway, and Market Street... Read more →


Upcoming Events in Camden County

EVENTS Haddonfield Candlelight Shopping Grab your friends for a holiday shopping extravaganza! Enjoy candlelight shopping every Friday in Downtown Haddonfield from Friday, November 27 through Friday, December 18! Shoppers will find in-store promotions, specials, discounts, and more at participating businesses! Read More. Battleship NJ Now Open for Tours The Battleship New... Read more →


Edward M. Swift, of Bellmawr age 60

Edward M. Swift, on October 2, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 60. Beloved son of the late Edward and Catherine Swift. Loving brother of Betsy Blumenstein (Joe) and the late Monica Swift. Uncle of Jackie Stetler (Mat), Monica Blumenstein (Justin Fair). Great Uncle of Sidney and Jude Pollard. Also survived by Christine... Read more →


WAS THIS REALLY A "COVID CAPER"? 

We can all agree that 2020 has been a very tough year for everyone in many ways. Politics and politicians, changing agendas and priorities along with speculation of wrongdoings and corruption among those in high places have everyone wondering about a variety of things. Add to this that much of the... Read more →


Alice Costello School Closed Until Nov.30 Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

BROOKLAWN NJ (Nov. 14, 2020)--Dr. Samuel Rosetti, Superintendent/Principal, announced on Thursday that the school was being shut down due to an outbreak of COVID-19. Remote learning began on Friday, Nov. 13. The district hopes to re-open on Nov. 30 Rosetti sent the following information to parents of the students. Brooklawn Family,... Read more →


More COVID-19 Cases Identified in Gloucester City School District, 200 Employees Exposed

UPDATE/November 14,2020 Supt. Vespe Editor's Note: Superintendent Vespe sent a second notice, dated November 13, to parents regarding the athletic programs. Vespe said, "With sincere sadness for our entire Lion Community, coaches, parents, and players we now have been informed that an individual who came in contact with one of our... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering Through the Streets of South Jersey (Gloucester City Chapter III)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Condoms are thrown about at Gloucester City public parking lot (Russell Cogill photo) Gloucestercitynews.net (November 11, 2020)--Gloucester City resident Russell Cogill contacted CNBNews today regarding the discarded condoms laying about the public city parking lot on King Street, next to the Fire Department. Cogill said,... Read more →


IT AIN'T OVER TILL IT'S OVER

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Here we are eight days after the 2020 election and we still don't have a decisive winner. President Donald Trump has announced he is contesting the results. And, there is a general consensus the outcome of the contest will be decided by the nine Justices... Read more →


CNBNews Exclusive: The Extra Mile by Dawn O Watson

Gloucestercitynews.net files EDITOR'S NOTE: In the coming weeks on Monday local author Dawn Watson will be posting a short story exclusively for readers of CNBNews and perhaps a private site or two on Facebook. The stories will eventually be part of an anthology, available on Amazon as an eBook and paperback.... Read more →


CNBNews Oct./Nov. 2020 Cheers and Jeers

UPDATED by William E. Cleary Sr. and Friends JEER--Let's create a virus and tell America it's a pandemic. Let's make them wear masks and make money on the stock. Invest in Amazon, Home Depot, Walmart, and let's get the American public afraid to go to the polls and have them use... Read more →


CNBNews Exclusive: An Award Winning Short Story

A Very Old Man By Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor Written in 1993. Winner of several literary awards. He shuffled along the street trying to make out the forms moving about him through his thick glasses. The bag he carried was heavy but too precious to set down, even for a moment.... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering Through the Streets of South Jersey (Gloucester City, Chapter I)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --Our column this week contains photos taken during our daily walk throughout Gloucester City. In the first photo, our eyes were drawn to the changing leaves on the trees near St. Mary's Church, Monmouth, and Atlantic Streets. CNBNews photo For those who... Read more →


Gloucester City Fire Dept. Saves Home in the 400 Unit Block of Hudson Street

image courtesy of WPVI 6abc.com GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Nov. 1, 2020)--Gloucester City firefighters were called to a home in the 400 unit block of Hudson Street Saturday night at 11:45 PM, according to WPVI aka 6abc.com Smoke and flames were coming from the second floor of a two-story row home at... Read more →


Susan Kay Boyle, of Pennsville, formerly of Brooklawn, Administrative Assistant, GHS Alum

On October 30, 2020. Age 65. Of Pennsville. Formerly of Brooklawn. Predeceased by her parents, Emmanuel John Kozanas and Catherine Martha Tice Kozanas. Beloved mother of Melissa Boyle. Loving companion of Paul Wood for over 20 years. Dear sister of the late Barbara Doran. Also survived by her nephew Kevin Doran... Read more →


This Is Ed’s Story—Everyone With ALS Counts

(NAPSI)—Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a fatal neurological disease that attacks the nerve cells. It first gained national attention as Lou Gehrig’s disease, named after the famous baseball player who was diagnosed with ALS in 1939. To date, the cause of ALS is unknown, and there is still no known cure.... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering Through the Streets of South Jersey (Brooklawn Chapter II)

CORRECTED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews PEYTON (Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 28, 2020)--Daniel Boggs recently submitted a Letter to the Editor titled "Are The Communities of Gloucester City/Brooklawn Turning Into Slums?". Although we agree with Mr. Boggs about some neighborhoods in Gloucester City having a housing and trash problem the only thing we... Read more →


Lillian V. Stone (nee Parker), "Zoni" of Brooklawn

Lillian V. Stone (nee Parker), "Zoni", on October 23, 2020, of Brooklawn. Age 71. Beloved wife of William M. Stone, Sr. for 42 years. Devoted mother of Tom Stone (Rochelle), Joy Stone (Hal), William M. Stone III, and the late Holli, Tommy, Jr., and Little Bill Jr. Loving grandmother of Tommy,... Read more →


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Are The Communities oF Gloucester City/Brooklawn Turning Into Slums?

This letter is to everyone in Gloucester City and Brooklawn. Has anyone notices these towns are turning into another Camden? The houses are not taken care of. The streets are falling apart. And no one wants to move to Gloucester anymore because it looks bad. This is because the Township Government... Read more →


Helen Brown, of Brooklawn, age 89; Enjoyed Trips to Wildwood, to Lobster House, GHS Alumnus

Brooklawn - On October 20, 2020. Age 89. (nee Barr). Born in Vineland, NJ she was the daughter of the late Robert C. And Sarah (Weller) Barr. Loving mother of Harry C. Brown (Carolyn), Robert J. Brown (Michele), Karen A. Clayton Gloucestercitynews.net files (Joseph) and Philip C. Brown (Gabriella). Cherished grandmother... Read more →


Camden County Cares Small Business Grant Funds Available

Camden County has received funds from the Trump Administration Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to assist struggling businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Camden County Freeholders Board know that merchants on Main Street are hurting and it is imperative to make every effort to get them additional financial... Read more →


American Legion Baseball Regional Tournament Sites for 2021-23

The American Legion National Executive Committee (NEC) approved American Legion Baseball regional tournament sites for 2021-23 at the Fall Meetings, Oct. 14-15. Resolution 28 confirms that the dates for the regional tournaments will be Aug. 3-8, 2021; Aug. 3-7, 2022; and Aug. 2-6, 2023. Regional sites will be: Region 1: Shrewsbury,... Read more →


American Legion Riders continue to support children of fallen, disabled

With the cancellation of the 2020 Legacy Run, American Legion Riders continue to find ways to raise money for the Legacy Scholarship Fund – including $83,000 donated at the end of the Pony Express. By Steven B. Brooks Oct 14, 2020 When longtime participant Todd Harris learned the 2020 American Legion... Read more →


Bob Sliwa, Brooklawn Councilman, Volunteer Fireman, U.S. Army Veteran, LL Coach and Umpire

Brooklawn – On October 15, 2020. Age 86. Loving and devoted husband of 65 years to Yvonne “Bonny” Sliwa. Loving father of Robert S. Sliwa, Jr. and his wife, Lisa. Cherished grandfather of Hayden Sliwa. Beloved brother of Edward Sliwa, Rita Dzomba and the late Marie DelaCour. Also survived by his... Read more →