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Owen William “Dink” Brennan, age 81; Member of Carpenter's Local #430 and #539, GHS Alumnus

Haddon Township – Formerly of Lake Worth, Florida, Gloucester City and West Collingswood Heights. Suddenly, On June 20, 2022. Age 81. Loving father of Owen William “Dink” Brennan Michael V. Brennan and Noelle D. Gray. Beloved grandfather of Ashley (David) Tori, Matthew Gray and Emily Gray. Dear brother of Eleanor K. (late Donald E. Sr.) McMichael. Survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. Owen was known to all as “Dink” and was born in Camden City. He was raised in Gloucester City and was a proud graduate of Gloucester City High School Class of 1959. Dink was a... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: The Numbers Don't Lie

by Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Contributor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 30, 2022)--A retired NJEA teacher got very upset with me for bringing attention to facts about Gloucester City's schools that are openly available on the city's and state's web pages. The teacher demanded that I stop writing about the schools. That will never happen, but I did allow a little time for the restoration of tranquility. I'm back. I looked into U.S. News trying to verify that which was written about Camden County school ratings for the 2021/2022 school year. Here are their ratings of the county's high schools (from... Read more →


Rob Radlinger, 49, of Gloucester City/Brooklawn; Mustangs Coach, Bartender, GHS Alum

On June 26, 2022. Age 49. Of Gloucester City. Formerly of Brooklawn. Loving father of Kevin Radlinger, AJ Radlinger, Jack Radlinger, Michael Ritchie and Brandon Kraft. Loving fiancé of Lisa Ritchie. Beloved brother of Cherrie Hammer (Don) and Lisa Radlinger. Also survived by many cousins and loving friends who became family. Rob was predeceased by his parents, Jack and Eleanor Radlinger (nee Kubala). Rob was a graduate of Gloucester High School class of 1991. He worked many years as a corrections officer in Camden County. Rob was a longtime coach and mentor for Gloucester City Mustangs Football. He was a... Read more →


A LOOK BACK AT THE BEGINNING OF AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL

History of American Legion Baseball American Legion Baseball is a national institution, having thrived through a world war, several national tragedies, and times of great prosperity as well as great despair. The league still stands behind the traditional values upon which it was founded in 1925. American Legion Baseball has taught hundreds of thousands of young Americans the importance of sportsmanship, good health and active citizenship. The program is also a promoter of equality, making teammates out of young athletes regardless of their income levels or social standings. American Legion Baseball has been and continues to be, a stepping stone... Read more →


Bridgeway to Deliver Critical Mental Health Crisis Response Services to Schools

UNION, N.J., June 22, 2022 – Bridgeway Behavioral Health Services, formerly Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, northern New Jersey’s leading mental health services organization, will deliver critical school-based mental health care to children and families in Somerset County and Union County schools. These services are supported through federal funding for Outpatient Counseling Services in Union County, and funding from Somerset County for school-based services. Bridgeway will also provide training and support to school personnel. Seven out of 10 public schools reported increases in children seeking mental health services since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey by the Institute... Read more →


Breathe Easy Signs Placed Throughout Camden County

(Blackwood, NJ) – Tobacco Free for a Healthy New Jersey (TFHNJ) recently donated 500 Breathe Easy signs to the Camden County Health Department in order to provide residents with smoke-free air in public green spaces. The goal of the donation is to distribute Breathe Easy signs to all 36 municipalities and in every park across Camden County, free of charge. These are metal signs that include the updated Smoke Free Air Act information and a no-marijuana symbol on them. “Secondhand smoke is a serious health hazard that causes a variety of diseases, such as heart disease and various cancers, and... Read more →


Brooklawn's Fireworks Saturday Night; Annual Independence Day Celebration to be Held Monday, July 4

BROOKLAWN RESIDENTS--The borough's annual fireworks display will be held Saturday, June 25 (tonight). The event begins at 6 PM with the fireworks starting shortly after dusk. The Borough's Annual 4th of July Celebration will be held on Monday, July 4. The public is invited to come out and enjoy the celebration! The parade will begin at 10 am at New Broadway and Chestnut St. and travel south along New Broadway crossing the railroad tracks across from Lipkins Pharmacy to Memorial Park. SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY: 9:00 – 9:45 am Parade Registration at West Side Firehouse (New Broadway & Chestnut St.)... Read more →


Parking and Travel Restrictions for Gloucester City Fireworks

via GIFER GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 15, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Lt. Jason Flood, the spokesman for the Gloucester City Police Department released the following information pertaining to parking and travel restrictions for the upcoming June 25 fireworks being held at Proprietors Park. Read more →


Gloucester City's 4th of July Fireworks on the Waterfront Sat.

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 6, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)---Gloucester City is thrilled to celebrate the founding of our great nation the evening of Saturday, June 25th at Proprietor's Park with a wonderful waterfront fireworks display. The park is located at King Street and Jersey Avenue at the Delaware River. In the above Google street view image, Proprietors Park is located on the left. Mayor, Council, and Celebrations Committee's 4th of July themed community event will have food, family friendly games, and a fancy festive Independence Day decorated bicycle and stroller procession. The Google Map below shows the exact location of Proprietors Park. Read more →


PATCO Announces Priority Trackwork Schedule for Today and Thursday

A priority trackwork schedule is in effect for Wednesday, June 22 and Thursday, June 23. The adjusted schedule is required due to an interlocking taken out of service. Interlockings allow trains to cross over from one track to the other. The outage impacts how quickly PATCO can turn around westbound trains arriving at 15/16th & Locust St. Station for eastbound service to Lindenwold. During Wednesday’s evening rush hour, eastbound trains will operate every 7-8 minutes. For Thursday's morning rush hour, westbound trains will operate every 7-8 minutes. VIEW SCHEDULE Read more →


Help prevent overnight car burglaries

TAKE your keys/FOB, REMOVE your valuables, and LOCK your vehicle. Moorestown and surrounding municipalities have seen an increase in overnight car burglaries, primarily from unlocked vehicles. Residents are urged to-- Take your keys/FOB, Remove any valuables from plain view, and Lock your vehicle. Help Prevent Car Burglaries • Do not leave valuables in plain view: (GPS devices, lap tops, PDA’s, cell phones, MP3’s, wallets, purses) • Do not leave windows or sunroof open. • Do not leave doors unlocked. • Do not leave keys/FOBs in the vehicle. • Do not leave the garage door opener in plain view. Use a... Read more →


CNB TRAFFIC ALERT: Route 42 southbound overnight ramp closures at Leaf Avenue continue

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced ramp closures will continue nightly this week on Route 42 southbound at Leaf Avenue/Exit 14 as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. This is a continuation of work that began last week. Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Monday, June 20, until 5 a.m., tomorrow, Tuesday, June 21, and continuing each night through Friday, June 24, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the ramps from Leaf Avenue to Route 42 southbound and from Route 42 southbound to Leaf Avenue/Harding Avenue.... Read more →


The Story Behind The Story:

The Annoying "Boom-Car" Parties(video)

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNewsnet Finally, someone has heard our calls for help. At least since 2017, those of us on the New Jersey side of the Delaware River have been suffering from the effects of "Boom-Car" Parties. If you are new to the South Jersey area these are trucks and cars loaded with sound equipment so intense that houses from Gloucester County up to Burlington County shake and things fall from the shelves and walls much like a small earthquake. Usually, this noise, being termed music, is coming from the Philadelphia area. The Cinnaminson police have been the most aggressive... Read more →


World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Camden City N.J.-Wednesday, June 15, 2022, is observed as WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY. Elder abuse is defined as any knowing, intentional or negligent act by a caregiver or any person that causes harm or serious risk of harm to a vulnerable adult, according to the Division of Aging Services New Jersey Department of Human Services. Each year, hundreds of thousands of older people are subject to elder abuse. Many of them are frail, and vulnerable, and rely on others to meet their most basic needs. Abusers can be children, family members, trusted friends, or even professionals hired to provide... Read more →


Camden County Summer Concerts

2022 Summer Park Events Guide See What Summer Has to Offer in This Year's Jam Packed Guide, Including Many Concerts and Events The 2022 Park Events Guide is your family’s ticket to an amazing season of fun and entertainment. Celebrate Independence Day at the Camden County Freedom Festival at Wiggins Waterfront Park featuring a performance from the O’Jays or check out the cool sounds of the Sundown Music Series at the McLaughlin Norcross Memorial Dell at Haddon Lake Park. From kayaking to exercise classes, horseback riding and more, this summer’s lineup of events has something fun for everyone. Whether you... Read more →


CNBNewsnet Travel: Route 42 southbound overnight ramp closures at Leaf Avenue this week

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced ramp closures will continue nightly this week on Route 42 southbound at Leaf Avenue/Exit 14 as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. CNBNEWSNET TRAFFIC Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, June 7, until 6 a.m., tomorrow, Wednesday, June 8, and continuing each night through Friday, June 10, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the ramps from Leaf Avenue to Route 42 southbound and from Route 42 southbound to Leaf Avenue/Harding Avenue. The closures are necessary to place steel beams.... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: New Jersey American Water Announces 2022 Volunteer Firefighter and EMS Grant Recipients

23 departments receive over $41,000 in funding CAMDEN CITY N.J. – JUNE 8, 2022 – New Jersey American Water announced today the recipients of its 2022 Volunteer Fire and EMS Grant Program. This year, 23 volunteer fire and EMS departments located within the company’s service areas have been chosen to receive grants, totaling over $41,000, which will be used to support initiatives, training and/or upgraded equipment to help the responders better protect themselves and the communities they serve. “Safety is an integral part of our company and its culture. That is why we are proud to continue to support the... Read more →


A Message from Brooklawn Mayor Teri Branella

Dear Friends and Neighbors: May is the month that I moved to Brooklawn… 37 years ago! The house needed a lot of work. I thought it would be a perfect project for my dad who had just retired. So, I moved in, and we got started renovating. I figured I’d stay 5-7 years and move on. Well, that just didn’t happen. Simply put, I fell in love with Brooklawn. I loved the way I felt part of a community, part of a neighborhood. Neighbors look out for one another. In 2001, I was fortunate to be asked to fill a... Read more →


Gloucester High School Superintendent Named to the Dual Role of HS Principal; New Salary Unknown

Gloucester City High School (CNBNewsnet photo) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 5, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--School Superintendent Sean Gorman announced on Friday that he has been appointed the principal of the high school, and he will also continue in his role as district superintendent. In the same announcement, Gorman said that Donna Lacovara was named the principal of the Gloucester City Middle School. Gorman, who was the former high school principal, was named to his present position on July 1, 2021, at a starting salary of $165,000. Over the life of the three-year contract, Gorman's salary will increase by $10,100 or to $175,100 in... Read more →


SHOW ME YOUR FRIENDS OUR SHOW YOU YOUR FUTURE

(Camden City, NJ) – The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to dramatically alter our day-to-day activities. From small adjustments like mandatory mask-wearing, to life-changing events like lost loved ones or prolonged unemployment, the pandemic can be a serious strain on mental health. For some, managing comes easy, but for those struggling to cope, support is available. “From the beginning of this pandemic, we have been fighting a war on multiple fronts. While much of our collective attention has been paid to protecting physical health, we need everyone to make sure they are closely monitoring their mental health as well,” said... Read more →


Jimmie Johnson of The American Legion Named Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year

image courtesy of The American Legion By Bruce Martin May 31, 2022 THE AMERICAN LEGION Jimmie Johnson of The American Legion capped off his rookie “Month of May” at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with the 2022 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year Award. Johnson was presented with the honor during Monday night’s Indianapolis 500 Victory Celebration at the JW Marriott Hotel in downtown Indianapolis. Despite a disappointing 28th-place finish, Johnson’s award takes into consideration the entire month at the Indianapolis 500, not just Race Day. The criteria for the award is based on the following: “The Indianapolis 500 Rookie of... Read more →


We Can Foundation Walk to Remember June 19

PINE GROVE FIRE HALL, 9TH, AND JERSEY AVENUE If you are unable to attend and would like to make a donation send your check or money order to We Can Foundation, 573 Homewood Lane, Williamstown NJ 08094 TIME 12 NOON TO 3 PM RELATED: So Who is George Merryfield ? The new face of fentanyl addiction: Kati's story Read more →


NJ Will Spend $21.4M to Reduce Litter; But If The Public and City Governments Don't Do Their Part...

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 31, 2022)--The DEP is increasing the Local Government Clean Communities Grants by $700,000 over prior years. But, as these current photos show taken in Gloucester City, all the money in the world will not do a thing if the residents and local government don't do their part in keeping the city free of the trash. People are still using the field across from the Cold Springs School, Gloucester City to dump their trash. Likewise, Water Street, (below) also in Gloucester City, has become a favorite site for people to dump concrete and other building materials. At... Read more →


Memorial Day, A Time To Honor The Fallen Heroes In Gloucester City And In Every Community Throughout Our Nation

Gloucester High School War Memorial (CNBNewsnet photo credit) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 29, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester High School has erected a wonderful tribute to honor those residents who died for our country. The beautiful war memorial is placed near the entrance to the school, Market Street and Crescent Blvd. The names of the residents who fought in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the War on Terrorism are inscribed on a bronze plaque. Insignias of each of the branches of the service are engraved at the bottom of the... Read more →


*CASSIDY’S MEMORIAL DAY Baseball Clinic May 30th

Location: Brooklawn, NJ Address: Pershing Rd , Brooklawn, NJ 08030 Phone: 8563044632 Dates: 05/30/22 - 05/30/22 Ages: U8 U9 U10 U11 U12 Contact: Joshua M Cassidy - Please do not contact (spam) Joshua M Cassidy for reasons other than the purpose of the listing. Cassidy’s Baseball clinic is designed to teach the skills, techniques, fundamentals, and knowledge of baseball under the guidance of an experienced coaching staff. This 4-hour clinic offers an opportunity for all athletes, regardless of ability level, to participate in an exciting clinic of baseball training and game simulation. Age and skill levels will be separated into... Read more →


Daria Giles, of Brooklawn/Ocean City, age 68; Part Owner of the Westbrook Family Bowling Center for 50 Years

BROOKLAWN, NJ (May 25, 2022)--Saturday, May 21, 2022 Daria Giles, (nee Cerrone) of Brooklawn and Ocean City died at the age of 68. Loving and devoted wife and best friend of 48 years to James W. Giles. Loving mother of Ryan Giles (Caitlin) and Aysha Giles (John). Cherished Mom-Mom of Abby (the favorite), Liam, Ky, Kez, Molly (the dog), and the turtles. Beloved sister of Joanne Franco (Mike) and Aunt to Michael, Shelle, and Kell; dearest friend of Annie and Karen. Predeceased by her parents, Joseph J. Cerrone and Doris L. Cerrone (nee Sprague). Daria was a pillar in her... Read more →


Daniel Connelly, age 41, of Brooklawn; Fence Installer, Eagles Fan

Daniel Connelly, age 41, born and raised in Brooklawn, NJ. He is the son of Daniel Connelly and the late Judy (Hopkins). Beloved father of Adriana Danielle; soul mate to Lynn Amatrudo; brother to Jennifer (John), Randy (Patricia), Eric (Andrea), Lisa (Jack), predeceased by his brother Chris, and his many nieces and nephews. Danny worked for many years as a fence installer with Wilmar Fence in Deptford, NJ. He was very proud of his work. Danny loved his family and friends and always enjoyed getting together. He was always the life of the party. Danny loved the Eagles. His daughter... Read more →


WE CAN WALK TO REMEMBER JUNE 19

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (CNBNews)The annual We Can Foundation Walk to Remember will be held on June 19, at the Pine Grove Fire Hall, 9th and Jersey Avenue, Gloucester City. The organization helps people who are fighting addiction. The public is invited to attend. If you are unable to attend and would like to make a donation send your check or money order to We Can Foundation, 573 Homewood Lane, Williamstown NJ 08094 RELATED: So Who is George Merryfield ? ##### SHOW ME YOUR FRIENDS AND I'LL SHOW YOU YOUR FUTURE Read more →


CNB TRAFFIC ALERT: I-295 Southbound Lane Closures Friday Night in Camden and Gloucester Counties

Closures necessary to establish a new traffic pattern (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced lane closures on I-295 southbound tonight as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County, and Deptford, Gloucester County. Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Friday, May 20, until 6 a.m., tomorrow, Saturday, May 21, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close and detour I-295 southbound after the Browning Road Bridge with all traffic directed to Route 42 southbound. The following detour will be in place: I-295 southbound detour: Motorists traveling on I-295 southbound will be directed... Read more →


Gloucester City's Waterfront 4th of July Fireworks June 25

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 3, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)---Gloucester City is thrilled to celebrate the founding of our great nation the evening of Saturday, June 25th at Proprietor's Park with a wonderful waterfront fireworks display. The park is located at King Street and Jersey Avenue at the Delaware River. In the above Google street view image, Proprietors Park is located on the left. Mayor, Council, and Celebrations Committee's 4th of July themed community event will have food, family friendly games, and a fancy festive Independence Day decorated bicycle and stroller procession. Be sure to follow Gloucester City's social media posts and website for... Read more →


Actor, Comedian Joe Piscopo Joins Sons of the American Legion

SAL National Commander Michael Fox participates in an induction ceremony for former Saturday Night Live cast member Joe Piscopo in Woodstock, Ill., on May 14, 2022. Photo by Alex Wroblewski / The American Legion By Andy Proffet MAY 15, 2022 At the height of the Vietnam War, Joe Piscopo and his father had a life-changing conversation. “I was the worst student ever in high school. I got kicked out so many times. But my father was great, he got me through. Then he wanted me to go to college,” Piscopo recalled. Piscopo wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps and... Read more →


Camden County Raising Awareness on Veterans Suicide

Join Us for an Important Discussion and Resource Fair for Veterans and their Families Join us on Saturday, May 21st as we bring awareness to veteran suicide with a panel discussion, resource fair and walk. Event begins at 9 AM, panel discussion begins at 9:30 AM . Following the panel discussion attendees will be invited to walk the island to remember and bring awareness to veteran suicide. To learn more, Click Here. space donated as a public service Panel includes: Marine Captain, Mark Bodrog Army Veteran and Attempted Suicide Survivor, Will Betts Rhonda Hart, Behavioral Health at Crescenz VA Medical... Read more →


CNB TRAVEL ALERT: Route 42 northbound lanes and Exit 1B to be closed and detoured Monday night

Overnight closure necessary to repair attenuators (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the overnight closure on Monday of Route 42 northbound lanes and Exit 1B to I-295 northbound as the Direct Connect project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Route 42 northbound closure TRAVEL ALERT NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., will close the two right lanes on Route 42 northbound from 10 p.m. Monday, May 16 until 5 a.m. Tuesday, May 17 just past Exit 14/Leaf Avenue, and Exit 1B to I-295 northbound will be closed and detoured to repair the attenuator at the exit and... Read more →


GROWING UP GLOUCESTER: "Crashing" A Wedding Reception, a Saturday Night Tradition Back in the Day

GROWING UP IN GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews)--From left to right, Ed "Hootie" DiGiacomo, George Walsh, unknown, Jack "The Rat" Hargraves, unknown, Pat "Dempsey" Welsh, standing Ed Dailey. It is believed the two photos were taken at a wedding reception being held at either the VFW Hall, 27-29 North Burlington Street, Gloucester City, or the West Collingswood Fire Hall on Nicholson Road. The year of the top photo is sometime between 1960 and 1970. The photo below was taken sometime in the 70s, from left, George Cleary Jr., Ed Simila, Lou Grello, Bob Seufert, unknown, and John Azzari, unknown. RELATED: GLOUCESTER... Read more →


Gloucester High School Class of '62 Luncheon (photos)

BROOKLAWN, NJ (May10, 2022)(CNBNews)--The Gloucester High School Class of '62 held their luncheon on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at the Empire Diner, Brooklawn. Those in attendance included Bob Bevan, Connie & Bill Cleary, Bill & Carol Elenbark, Bonnie & Wayne Flegler, Kathy Hampton, Rick Legge & Arlene, Ron Middleton, Joe Moen, Diane Murray, Diana Raroha, Bart Rettew, Judy Weichman, Jim & Gail Zehner and Karen Zirbser. ##### For a few laughs we added a video of the Dancing Salsa Dogs Read more →


Police Unity Tour Passes Through South Jersey (video)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews BROOKLAWN NJ (May 12, 2022)(CNBNews photo)--The Police Unity Tour traveled through Southern New Jersey today around 2 PM along US Route 130 passing by the Empire Diner in Brooklawn. Traffic was stopped at both circles in Brooklawn to let them go by. As a result there was a traffic jam starting at Market Street and Broadway in Gloucester City south to the Brooklawn Circle. Above the bicyclists peddle around the circle passing by the Empire Diner. According to a press release from the organizers the event began in May 1997 by Florham Park (NJ)... Read more →


*SO WHO IS GEORGE MERRYFIELD?

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 9, 2022)(CNBNews)--For some time now whenever we heard about someone having a drug or alcohol problem in the Gloucester City area the name George Merryfield was mentioned as the person who helped so and so to get on the road to recovery. George Merryfield Curious we wanted to know who was this guy Merryfield? How has he been able to help so many? Where did he come from? Why does he call his organization The We Can Foundation? After asking around we were able to hook up with George and... Read more →


A Jackup Rig Is Anchored Near Freedom Pier, Gloucester City

CNBNews photo GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 5, 2022)--The other day we stopped at Freedom Pier (also known as the former Coast Guard Base), King and Cumberland Streets, and noticed a boat sitting on stilts about 100 yards from the Pier. Odd we thought. We asked around an our friends, Diane, Matt and Frank told us the boat is called a Jackup Rig! According to Wikipedia a jackup rig or a self-elevating unit is a type of mobile platform that consists of a buoyant hull fitted with a number of movable legs, capable of raising its hull over the surface of... Read more →


PEYTON AND ME MEANDERING: Stops in Audubon, Bellmawr, Brooklawn, Gloucester City

For whatever reason, there are sections of Gloucester City that are being used as dumping grounds by people who have no respect for the environment or the community that you and I live in. They litter the main streets of the City with their trash and or drop it in the fields across from the Cold Springs School Campus. Some of these same individuals are responsible for the trash piles along Water and Charles Streets in the old industrial area. Some playgrounds have become a favorite target, even though trash cans are visible in most city parks. Sadly the offenders... Read more →


Milwaukee Brewers’ Brandon Woodruff to receive 2022 ALB Graduate of the Year Award

Milwaukee Brewers RHP Brandon Woodruff, who played American Legion Baseball for the Tupelo (Miss.) 49ers, has been selected as the 2022 ALB Graduate of the Year. Scheduling of the official award presentation is still in the works. Woodruff, a two-time All-Star now in his sixth season with the Brewers, was part of the 2011 American Legion World Series runner-up. He received the James F. Daniel Jr. Sportsmanship Award that year. “Really, any compliment that you could give a young man at that age as a person and as a player, he really deserved all of them,” said Woodruff’s Legion Baseball... Read more →


CNBNews Tips and Snippets: Burkhardt Breaks Dad's Record; Brooklawn GOPuff; Leaving NJ; New ShopRite; Bird Flu

Updated/Corrected William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GHS 400-MEET RECORD BROKEN--Steven Burkhardt, (inset) a senior at Gloucester High School, a star student- athlete at the school broke the outdoor track program’s 400-meet record during the Fast-Times meet at Cherokee High recently. That two decade plus record was held by his father .According to Sun Papers, Burkhardt has already cemented his own Lions’ legacy, following a historic 2021-’22 football season in which he led the state with 33 rushing touchdowns while racking up 2,034 rushing yards, good for the second most in the state. Those touchdowns tied the single-season school record,... Read more →


CNB Sports: Gloucester High Knocked Out of the Hammonton Softball Tournament by Delsea (see photo album)

Bruce Darrow | CNBNews Sports HAMMONTON, NJ (April 21, 2022)—Hammonton pitcher Gianna Dougherty shutdown Gloucester High allowing only six hits. Delsea got two unearned runs in the opening round of the Hammonton Invitational Tournament played in Hammonton. Dougherty struck out three and walked one. Delsea had six hits by six different players. Danaka Bennett had two hits for Gloucester (7-4). Gloucester scored its run in the seventh, but Daugherty was able to shut the door. Kloi Tighe and Olivia George combined on a six-hitter for Gloucester. Read more SEE ALBUM Read more →


Staying Well Hydrated May Reduce risk for Developing Heart Failure

Staying well-hydrated may be associated with a reduced risk for developing heart failure, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health. Their findings, which appear in the European Heart Journal(link is external), suggest that consuming sufficient amounts of fluids throughout life not only supports essential body functioning, but may also reduce the risk of severe heart problems in the future. Heart failure, a chronic condition that develops when the heart does not pump enough blood for the body’s needs, affects more than 6.2 million Americans, a li MEDICAL TOPICS ttle more than 2% of the population. It is also... Read more →


Having Trouble Coping, There Is Help Available

(Camden City NJ) – The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to dramatically alter our day-to-day activities. From small adjustments like mandatory mask wearing, to life-changing events like lost loved ones or prolonged unemployment, the pandemic can be a serious strain on mental health. For some, managing comes easy, but for those struggling to cope, support is available. “From the beginning of this pandemic, we have been fighting a war on multiple fronts. While much of our collective attention has been paid to protecting physical health, we need everyone to make sure they are closely monitoring their mental health as well,”... Read more →


Outdoor Market Every Saturday at King of Pizza, Gloucester City

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet (photo credit Gloucestercitynews.net/clearysnotebook) The owners of the King of Pizza, Route 130 South and Market Street, Gloucester City are allowing the vendors to use their parking lot every Saturday for the next couple of months. GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (April 6, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)-- The King of Pizza parking lot, 1311 Route 130 and Market Street, will be the site of a vendors market every Saturday, beginning April 9 and every Saturday thereafter until September. Zachary Saunders, of Gloucester City, is the organizer of the enterprise. Saunders released the following statement, 5 Star Enterprises is holding an... Read more →


44-Year-Old Bellmawr Woman Struck by Vehicle and Dies

The fatal accident happened at the intersection of Kings Highway and West Browning Road, (above, image courtesy of Google street maps) UPDATED: THE CAMDEN COUNTY PROSECUTORS OFFICE released the following update .On Saturday, April 2, 2022, at approximately 7:51 p.m., law-enforcement officers responded to a reported motor-vehicle collision on Kings Highway near the intersection with West Browning Road in Brooklawn. Officers observed a motorist, who had remained at the scene of the collision, and a pedestrian, who had sustained injuries in the collision. The pedestrian was subsequently transported to an area hospital for medical treatment but ultimately succumbed to their... Read more →


More 1-295 Lane Closures Saturday as Construction Project Advances in Camden and Gloucester Counties

Traffic will be shifted to create a center work zone TRAFFIC ALERT (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced lane closures on I-295 northbound and southbound tomorrow night as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County, and Deptford, Gloucester County. Beginning at 8 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, April 2, until 8 a.m. Sunday, April 3, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close the two left lanes on I-295 northbound between Almonesson Road and Creek Road to place a construction barrier and restripe the roadway. There also may be temporary traffic stoppages... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: WINNING 2022 DRPA SAFETY SLOGAN STRESSES IMPORTANCE OF SHARED RESPONSIBILITY

"Safety is key -- it’s up to you and me." Every year, the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) and Port Authority Transit Corporation (PATCO) asks their employees to submit entries for the Safety Slogan contest. The winning motto for 2022 was entered by DRPA Graphic Design Administrator Dierdre Donatucci. The DRPA/PATCO’s Central Safety & Health Committee’s Programs & Activities Subcommittee received nearly 70 entries for the 2022 contest. Donatucci, who has been with the Authority since 2018, was honored to win the contest and emphasized her commitment to safety at the DRPA & PATCO. "Safety is always a joint effort... Read more →