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CNBNews Editor Faces Trespassing, Theft Charges

UPDATED November 26, 2023 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews It has been ten years since John Reynolds first published his article " A Salute to Bill "The Pen" Cleary. I read it ever so often whenever I need a pick-me-up. It is nice to be appreciated. SEE Reynolds ARTICLE BELOW 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,... 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 →


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 →

CNBNews Traffic Advisory:

Route 42 Northbound Lane Closures

(Trenton) – Lane closures on Route 42 northbound are scheduled for tonight as a project to repair the deck on the Route 42 Bridge over Blackwood Railroad Trail advances in Blackwood, Camden County. Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Friday, October 13 until 7 a.m., Saturday, October 14, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close lanes on the bridge over Blackwood Railroad Trail to restripe the roadway to implement a traffic shift. The work will start with a single left lane closure at 8 p.m., and a second lane will be closed at 9 p.m., with work moving to... Read more →

Raymond McKenney, of Brooklawn; Member of Local 322

On October 7, 2023, Raymond Thomas McKenney Sr. of Brooklawn, NJ, surrounded by his loving family passed away suddenly. Beloved husband of 41 years to Gwen McKenney (nee Spingler). Loving father to Monica Ferry (Tom), Raymond McKenney Jr. (Gwen), and Madison McKenney (Vincent DiGiacomo Jr.). Proud Pop Pop to Peyton, Collins, Raegan, Tommy, Riley, & Jameson. Son to late Jerome McKenney Sr. & Florence McKenney (nee Monahan); brothers, Patrick McKenney, late Micheal McKenney Sr., & Jerome McKenney, Jr. Raymond was born on February 28, 1960 and grew up in Gloucester City. He then met the love of his life, Gwen... Read more →

Michael Kazmar III's Eagle Scout Project Includes a Town-Wide Food Drive & Expansion of Helping Hands Food Pantry

Michael Kazmar III needs your help to obtain his Eagle Scout rank GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 17, 2023)(CNBNews)--Michael Kazmar III, a Gloucester City resident, is currently working on a project to achieve his Eagle Scout rank this fall. The Boy Scouts of America consider the Eagle Scout rank as the highest and most distinguished achievement for a Scout. This title is held with immense respect and carries significant meaning in Scouting, school, business, and the community. To gain the Eagle rank, a Scout must earn at least 21 merit badges, exhibit leadership skills, demonstrate outdoor skills, lead by example according... Read more →

Michael Burkhardt Sr. age 70 of Lindenwold

On August 26, 2023. Age 70. Of Lindenwold. Born in Camden, NJ, he was the son of the late Richard and Anastasia (Kennedy) Burkhardt. He is survived by his sons, Michael Burkhardt, Jr., Steven Burkhardt (Trish), grandchildren, Stevie, Trevin, Domenika, Michael III, sister, Maryann Zearfoss (Zig) and his brothers, Jimmy and Bernie Burkhardt. Predeceased by his brothers, Richie, Larry, Bobby and Johnny Burkhardt. Michael worked for 25 years as a crane operator with the American Dredge Company. Funeral arrangements under the direction of the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Interment was private. Condolences and Memories may be... Read more →

Don't Forget Free Vintage Baseball Game

Camden County Historical Society presents a Free Vintage Base Ball Game Double Header on Sunday, September 17, 2023. Elizabeth Resolutes vs. Philadelphia Athletics. Gates open 10:30 a.m. First game starts at 11 a.m. At Camden High Athletic Fields (Behind the Camden County Historical Society). Plus: Free Camden County Historical Society Open House. Enjoy a self-guided tour of museum and historic house. Click to edit Email Preferences or Unsubscribe from this list. Camden County Historical Society 1900 Park Blvd. Camden, New Jersey 08103 - USA Telephone: 856-964-3333 Read more →

ERO Newark (NJ) Removes 18 Illegal Immigrants Threaten National Security

NEWARK NJ (CNBNews) — On Sept. 8, Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Newark announced the local results of a nationwide enforcement operation conducted between Aug. 4 and Aug. 25 during which officers apprehended 18 removable noncitizens determined to be a threat to national security, public safety or border security. This targeted enforcement operation was implemented to address unlawfully present noncitizens with felonies or misdemeanors for domestic violence, sexual abuse or exploitation, unlawful possession or use of a firearm, drug distribution or trafficking, or driving under the influence, and noncitizens with an executable final order of removal who have unlawfully reentered... Read more →

Michael Marchionne, 59, Brooklawn Firefighter, Woodbury EMS, Letter Carrier, LL Coach ,GHS Alum

With heavy hearts, we announce the sudden passing of Michael A. Marchionne Sr., age 59, on September 9, 2023 of Mt. Laurel. Formerly of Brooklawn. Survived by his wife, Stephanie Marchionne (nee Adler); children, Dia Marchionne (Andrew), Dana Marchionne (Tommaso), Michael A. Marchionne, Jr. (Heather) and Jason Streit; grandchildren, Lorenzo, Grafton, and Libero; brothers, Carmine Marchionne, Mark Marchionne (Jane) and Steven Marchionne (Trina); and his beloved dog, Jake. Mike was a graduate of Gloucester City High School class of 1982. He was a longtime employee with the United States Postal Service, dedicating 38 years of service in Camden, NJ. Mike... Read more →

South Jersey Residents! MEET AND GREET YOUR CANDIDATES Sunday September 10

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 10, 2023)(CNBNews)--Today, Clyde Cook, a candidate for the NJ 5th District Senate, along with Joe Miller and Yalinda Pagan, who are running for NJ State Assembly, will be present at the American Legion Post 135 from 3 PM to 5 PM. The Post is located at 434 Cumberland Street. You are invited to join the candidates for a casual Meet and Greet session, where you can ask questions and get to know where they stand on the issues that impact you, your family, and your community. Refreshments will also be available. Read more →

Backyard Renovation Mistakes to Avoid

According to the TurfMutt Foundation... Heeding a few hints can help you make the most of your time in your backyard. (NAPSI)—Summer and backyard—the act of taking our indoor life outside—go hand in hand. This time of year, the backyard beckons for entertaining, working, exercising, relaxing, and reconnecting. But those looking to make improvements to their family yard for even more family fun this summer need to avoid some common backyard renovation mistakes. “Mulligan the TurfMutt and I recently moved into a new home, and we were reminded about some of the backyard renovation pitfalls that can be easy to... Read more →


We have been made aware of reports claiming that CNBNews published a story about the alleged passing of DelVal Football Coach Bill Manlove. We want to make it clear that we have not released any article regarding his death or any contradictory information Occasionally, we may re-publish an article that we believe readers would find interesting. On July 11, 2011, we published an article about Manlove's induction into the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Indiana. On August 14, 2023, we re-published the same article with the headline "Memories of Gloucester City: GHS Football Coach Bill Manlove." We... Read more →

Gloucester City Resident Needs Your Help!

Teresa Hatcher and Brett Morris are organizing this fundraiser. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 2, 2023)(CNBNews)--Recently, a resident of Gloucester City named Willard Hatcher had his Ford van stolen. The van was not only his mode of transportation but also held sentimental value as he had used it for work and recreational purposes. It was parked in front of his home near the intersection of Johnson Blvd. and Hudson Street when it was stolen. Willard lost his fishing and work gear, tools that belonged to his father, ladders, and other belongings that were worth approximately $10,000. He depends on the van... Read more →

George W Beadling, III, of Brooklawn and Gloucester City

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. Life isn't about having amazing experiences. It's about making our everyday experiences, amazing. “Big” George W. Beadling, III made even the mediocre amazing. He was the life of the party who approached each day and each person with a genuinely kind heart. George was the best gift to all of us. He prioritized his family and found an immeasurable amount of joy in being a dad and a loyal husband. When you live the present and make it... Read more →

New State Standard for Drinking Water Causes Problems for Westville Residents and Officials

WESTVILLE, NJ (August 30, 2023)(CNBNews)--Last week, a notice was sent to residents of Westville about the borough's water department being cited by the state of New Jersey for violating a new drinking water standard. Most residents received the alert on Friday. cnbnews file The warning stated that the borough's water system exceeded the MCL for Pefluorononanoic Acid PFNA in the second quarter of 2023, resulting in a violation of a new state standard for drinking water. The alert cautioned that individuals who consume water with PFNA levels above the MCL for an extended period may experience liver, kidney, or immune... Read more →

Lions suffer loss in final minute

CNBNews photo PITTSGROVE, NJ (August 25, 2023)(CNBNews)--The Gloucester High Lions traveled to Schalick for the 2023 football Non Conference opener. The Lions took the opening kickoff and started play outside the 20 yard line. After a few runs and a penalty, the Lions turned to the arm of Senior Qb Jake Siebert. Siebert completed 3 first down passes before connecting with Jaden Garris on a 22 yard TD reception with 4:32 remaining in the 1st qtr. giving the Lions 6-0 lead after a missed pat. Schalick HS used a ground game with 6 rushes to put 7 points on the... Read more →

Texas Rangers Shortstop Seager receives Legion Baseball Graduate of the Year award

The American Legion AUG 21, 2023 photo provided Texas Rangers shortstop Corey Seager received his 2023 American Legion Baseball Graduate of the Year Award prior to the Rangers’ game against the Los Angeles Angels on Aug. 16. The American Legion annually honors a former American Legion Baseball player who is currently playing in the Major Leagues for his character, leadership, playing abilities and community service. Individuals are recommended by their respective post. Seager played American Legion Baseball for Post 115 in Kannapolis, N.C. National Vice Commander Patricia Harris and Department of North Carolina Baseball Chairman Mark Cauble presented Seager 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 →

Thinking about moving from Gloucester City to Save on Living Cost ? Are Your Taxes Too High?

➤ We've built a guide to help you prep! The cost of living average keeps skyrocketing. If you've been considering a move across the country to help you save, you're not alone. Luckily, we have all the resources you need to help make a smooth transition. Start Planning with these Helpful Resources: Find a Mortgage Lender that will work for your situation. From packing to hiring movers, the Moving Guide has you covered. Return to SmartFinancial to find the best car insurance quotes. You'll want to invest in an Auto Warranty if you move out of state. Secure your new... Read more →

*Runnemede's Lovemede Pike Jam October 6

SAVE THE DATE! RUNNEMEDE NJ (August 19, 2023)(CNBNews)--The Runnemede Chamber of Commerce and the Borough of Runnemede presents the first Loveamede Pike Jam. Last spring was so successful that we'll do another one this fall! The GFWC Woman's Club of Runnemede looks forward to attending the fall event Friday, October 6, 2023, from 5 PM - 9 PM. Stay tuned for more details to come! Read more →

Klemm Avenue/I-76 Westbound Repairs Advances in Gloucester City

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--NBC News reported in 2013 that the I-76 bridge over Klemm Ave. in Gloucester City, N.J. was among the most dangerous in the United States. The deck and superstructure date to 1956. Over 191,000 vehicles use it daily. Over $30 million has been earmarked for deck replacement. Because the work was delayed for a decade, the repair cost increased to $57.2 million. (CNBNews photo credit) I-76 Lane Closures Expect Delays Says NJDOT (Trenton) – The Route 130 northbound ramp to I-76 westbound is scheduled to be closed and detoured today as the I-76 Bridge over Klemm Avenue rehabilitation... Read more →

Brooklawn's Quest for the 2023 ALWS Title was Cut Short by League City, Tx

Bruce Darrow | CNBNews SHELBY, NORTH CAROLINA (August 14, 22023)--League City, Texas, hosted the Brookers in the American Legion’s World Series Monday night, August 14, in the Semifinal Championship at Keeter Field, Shelby, NC. The host League City spotted Brooklawn's 1-0 lead before taking advantage of seven walks and three hit batters followed by two wild pitches by Brooker's pitching staff. All four runs scored by Texas were either by walk or hit by pitch. Brooklawn took a 1-0 lead in the third on a wild pitch by Texas pitcher B. Castle allowing Matt Leahy to score. Texas used a... Read more →

ALWS GAME 12: Brookers Advance to American Legion Semi - Finals; Face League City, Texas

AUSTIN DARROW | CNBNews SHELBY, NORTH CAROLINE (AUGUST 14, 2023)--Facing World Series elimination in the 2023 American Legion World Series, the Brooklawn Legion Post 72, Mid-Atlantic and New Jersey Champions, rallied behind winning pitcher Graham Adams to defeat Florence, South Carolina of the Southeast Representative 10-4. (photo (s) credit CNBNews photographer Bruce Darrow) Brooklawn pitcher Graham Adams answered the call by going 4.2 innings allowing 4 runs on 5 hits and throwing 107 pitches. Reliever Gavin Friel pitched a scoreless final 2 1/3 innings and was credited with the win. Entering the game, played at Skeeter Stadium, in a 3-way... Read more →

Brooklawn Coach Dennis Barth: Sometimes You Need Good Fortune to Win in ALWS (video)

By Richard Walker American Legion AUG 13, 2023 SHELBY, NC (AUGUST 14, 2023)--Brooklawn (N.J.) Post 72 manager Dennis Barth says sometimes you need good fortune to win in the American Legion World Series. On Sunday night, with Post 72’s season on the line in the final pool play game of the 2023 ALWS at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., Brooklawn used their good fortune to advance into Monday’s semifinals. A four-run bottom of the first inning propelled Brooklawn to a 10-4 victory over Florence (S.C.) Post 1 and moves Post 72 into a top four finish in... Read more →

ALWS 2023 GAME SCHEDULE SATURDAY: Brooklawn vs Lincoln NE at 3 PM

See TODAY'S (8-12-23) Schedule Below. WORLD SERIES LIVE SCORING ............................... CLICK HERE Live stats and game results powered by THURSDAY - AUGUST 10 Senior Citizens Day Games online on ESPN3 Game 1 Cheyenne, WY v. League City, TX TX 4 WY 0 Watch online -- Box Score-- Highlights Game 2 Brooklawn, NJ v. Cedar Rapids, IA NJ 9 IA 2 Watch online -- Box Score -- Highlights Game 3 Ellsworth, ME v. Troy, AL AL 13 ME 3 Watch online -- Box Score -- Highlights Game 4 Florence, SC v. Lincoln, NE SC 3 NE 0 Watch online -- Box... Read more →

American Legion World Series (Game Two): After Giving Up 2, Brooklawn's Bats Get Hot

ALWS Game 2: New Jersey rallies past Iowa Jack Mustaro of Brooklawn, N.J. Post 72 fields a ball at first during Game 2 of te 2023 American Legion World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., on Thursday, August 10. Photo by Chet Strange/The American Legion By Richard Walker AUG 10, 2023 SOURCE View Photo Gallery SHELBY, N.C. (AUGUST 11, 2023)---Brooklawn, N.J., may be the most frequent visitor in American Legion World Series history. But Post 72’s 17th all-time appearance this season was their first since 2015 — or when all of their players were in... Read more →

The Story Behind The Story: We Are Not Allowed To Know

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Investigative Reporter GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 10, 2023)--Over the past year or so, we have been hearing about the fire department's new Swift Water equipment. When investigating, the company's catalog showed a lot of costly equipment. The first question is, "Do we need this equipment?" Do other fire companies in the area have the equipment they could bring to Gloucester City in the event of an emergency? Remember, during the last two incidences involving water rescues, the Gloucester City fire department was the last to arrive. Surrounding towns got there first. During the water rescue between... Read more →

American Legion WS August 10, Brooklawn Plays Iowa at 1PM; Games Available on ESPN 3

By Richard Walker AUG 08, 2023 AMERICAN LEGION WORLD SERIES Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium, Shelby, NC (photo provided) SHELBY, N.C. --Three of the eight teams in the 2023 American Legion World Series are making their debut in the event that begins on Thursday at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. And one of those newcomers, Cheyenne (Wyo.) Post 6, is making even more history as the first ALWS participant from Wyoming in that state’s 92-year history of American Legion Baseball. Wyoming actually began pursuing ALWS glory in 1928. In the years since — Wyoming didn’t participate in... Read more →

Gloucester City’s Summer Concert Tonight!

Summer Concert Series Update Come relax at the Gloucester City waterfront for the Summer Concert Series and enjoy live music, food & beer garden, and community fun. Up this coming Tuesday, August 8 is Rogers & Butler - a melodic duo with amazing songwriting talents and features opening act and local favorite Michele Harron. The show starts at 7:00pm. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy a beautiful night in a relaxed breezy waterfront setting. Special this week: The Gloucester City-Brooklawn Rotary Club will be firing up the grill and serving food, snacks and hosting the beer garden! Upcoming Shows:... Read more →

Brookers Win Mid-Atlantic Regionals; Next Stop American Legion World Series August 10-15

Brooklawn American Legion Post 72 wins the 2023 MID ATLANTIC Regional Championship. MORGANTOWN, West Virginia (August 6, 2023)(CNBNews)--Brooklawn Legion Post 72 secured their well-deserved spot in the American Legion World Series, set to take place in Shelby, N.C. Their impressive 10-2 victory against Paxon PA during the Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament held in West Virginia sealed the deal. It is worth noting that Brooklawn Legion Post 72 boasts the most successful American Legion Program in the state of New Jersey, with a remarkable track record of 31 New Jersey State Championship titles, 19 Regional Championship titles, and four World Series Championship... Read more →

Richard Burkhardt, 73, of Blackwood/Brooklawn

Richard Burkhardt, Sr. age 73 of Blackwood, passed away on Saturday, July 22, 2023, at the Dept. of Veteran Affairs Community Living Center in Philadelphia. Mr. Burkhardt was born in Camden and spent his early years in Brooklawn. His home had contributed to the manpower of this great nation and upheld the ideals of our American freedoms in the U.S. Navy during 1967 - 1971. He worked as Boilermaker and made his career at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Mr. Burkhardt is the widower of his late wife, Caroline (nee Harrison), and is survived by his son, Richard Jr. He was... Read more →

I-295 Closed Tonight at Al-Jo Curve for Upgrades

(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, Monday, July 24 until 5 a.m. Tuesday, July 25. The right lane on I-295 southbound also will be closed after Exit 28/Route 168. All motorists traveling on I-295 southbound will be directed to... Read more →



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 →

The American Legion:5 Things You Should Know

(Photo by Airman 1st Class Kadielle Shaw) Five Things to Know, July 17, 2023 The American Legion JUL 17, 2023 1. Russia halted a breakthrough wartime deal on Monday that allows grain to flow from Ukraine to countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia where hunger is a growing threat and high food prices have pushed more people into poverty. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Russia would suspend the Black Sea Grain Initiative until its demands to get its own food and fertilizer to the world are met. While Russia has complained that restrictions on shipping and insurance have... Read more →

After a Courageous Battle with Cancer JoAnne C. Brophy, age 59, of Gloucester City Succumbs

In the early morning of July 10th, 2023, Joanne C. Brophy passed away peacefully and was reunited with her late son, John Anthony Brophy. JoAnne of Gloucester City was 59 years old at the time of her passing, surrounded by family and staff at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, who provided excellent care for many years. JoAnne is the treasured wife of 38 years to Jay F. Brophy. Cherished daughter of Veronica Kent (nee Dooley) the late Robert Kent (surviving step-mother Dorothy). Adored mother of Jay F. Brophy (Megan Murphy), the late John A. Brophy, and Shane P. Brophy... Read more →

KUDOS! Brooklawn's ACES Team Door to Your Heart 1 of 20 Schools to Make the Finals

Theresa Dolan, chair on the left, and Megan Grannan, co-chair, with the boys of The Door to Your Heart team (photo provided) BROOKLAWN, NJ (July 7, 2023)(CNBNews)--The NJ STEAM Tank™️ Challenge, facilitated by teachers and advisers, encourages students to work collaboratively to identify and develop innovative solutions to climate change, the environment, societal problems, and situations that need resolution in our schools, communities, and the state and globally. Alice Costello School Fourth-grade students JJ Meehan, Gabe Gettings, Jameson Conway, Heath Wallace, and Geoffrey Gettings make up Team Door to Your Heart. Team Door to Your Heart is an awareness campaign... Read more →

‘A different dynamic’ for 2022 American Legion World Series Champions

By Richard Walker MAY 24, 2023 After becoming just the second American Legion World Series champion from Alabama last August, Troy Post 70 head coach Ross Hixon knows his team will be viewed differently entering this season. CNBNews graphic And he says his team is embracing that change. “For us, there’s a different dynamic with us coming off a championship season,” Hixon said. “But that's really set the program in a more positive direction. I’ve talked to so many people who are interested in what we’re doing and our players know and understand that.” Troy capped a 32-6 season with... Read more →

Ongoing Road Work will Close Portions of 295

(Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the I-295 northbound Exit 26 ramp to I-76 westbound is scheduled to be closed on Thursday for emergency drum array and attenuator repairs as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. From 10 a.m. until 12 noon Thursday, June 29, the I-295 northbound Exit 26, which becomes the left lane of I-76 westbound, will be closed and detoured. Once Exit 26 reopens, the left lane on I-295 northbound just past the exit is scheduled to be closed until 2 p.m. At least one lane will be maintained... Read more →

YOUR RIGHT TO KNOW: Could There Be An Auto Theft Ring In Your Community?

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (JUNE 21, 2023)-After publishing the two press releases earlier tonight from the Pennsauken Police Department regarding auto theft, we wanted to let the residents in Gloucester City know that CNBNews has been trying to inform them about any auto thefts recently in their City. CNBNews graphic file Please note there is a possibility that what is happening in other communities in South Jersey, such as Pennsauken, could also be happening in this City. But, in our effort to obtain readily available information, we have been stonewalled, in our opinion, by... Read more →

NJ Wineries  Kick Off Summer in Smokin’ Blues Style

MULLICA HILL, NEW JERSEY— IT’S TIME TO GET THE SUMMER STARTED! Don't miss the ultimate finger-licking summer bash at BLUES WINE & BBQ on June 24th and 25th coming to the Gloucester County Fairgrounds in Mullica Hill from 12 noon - 5pm each day! Brace yourself as we infuse the Sip into Summer Wine Festival with an electrifying new theme. This beloved event you've known and loved for years is back with a thrilling twist! Be there for BLUES WINE & BBQ because it is going to be a feast for the senses! Get ready to PIG OUT on some... Read more →

Local Governments Seeking


*UPDATED with new information William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor TRENTON, NJ (June 19, 2023)(CNBNews)--In 2021, New Jersey legalized the use and sale of marijuana. Since then, according to the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission, 24 dispensaries have sold recreational cannabis in the state, and 13 shops sell only medical marijuana. The use of medical marijuana was approved in 2010. That legalization has also seen a rush by local governments throughout the state bending over backward to attract "Doobie Stores' to open in their communities. For example, the City of Gloucester City passed legislation in January to amend its... Read more →

Gloucester City's 2023 Summer Series Begins Wednesday, June 13

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 13, 2023)(CNBNews)-- Gloucester City's summer concert series begins tomorrow night (Wednesday) at Proprietors Park, at the waterfront. The Warhawks will be performing, and the opening act is Dave Bakey. All shows are from 7 to 9 PM. There will be a beer garden along with food vendors. The entire concert series is listed below. Bring a chair and a blanket and enjoy the show. Proprietors Park is located along the Delaware River and has one of the best views of the Philadelphia skyline. With your smartphone camera, it is also the best spot to capture beautiful... Read more →