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Margayanret Tandourjian, 90, of Mt. Laurel

Margaret Tandourjian, Age 90, Of Mount Laurel, (nee Yayhlain) the adoring wife of the late Rostom R. Tandourjian for 61 years, passed away peacefully on May 16, 2024. She was the loving mother of Marc Tandourjian, Aaron Tandourjian and his wife Mary, and the late Lisa Cook. Margaret was the devoted grandmother of Katie Retkowski and her husband Michael, Amanda Dooley and her husband John, great-grandmother to John Ryan, Alisa, and Jackson. Grandmother to Mary Margaret, Gregory Tandourjian, and Chrysti Cook. She was predeceased by her grandson, Michael Cook. Margaret was born on April 11th, 1934, in Pontiac, Michigan. She... Read more →


Is The Latest Development Plan for Gloucester City's Waterfront Just DEJAVU ?

Dorothy Philbin and William E. Cleary Sr. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 18, 2024)(CNBNews)-In the August 24, 2023 edition of the Courier Post, there was a large article about upscale apartments to be built at Freedom Pier. However, nine months later, little activity was observed. I wondered if this is another of the many construction projects planned for the waterfront that have fallen through over nearly 40 years. Many of them were announced right before an election. Once the election was over, the plans were put on the shelf to gather dust. Not too long ago, ClearysNoteBook listed the many failed... Read more →


From May 9 to May 14:

Philadelphia Crime Report: Several Police Officers Attacked, Two Murders, Shooting, and Stabbing

photos provided PHILADELPHIA, PA (MAY 14, 2024)--The Philadelphia Police Department is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the female depicted in the attached photos. She is wanted for questioning in regards to the aggravated assault and robbery of an off-duty Philadelphia Police Officer that occurred on Sunday, 05/12/24 at approximately 7:12 am at 2100 West Oxford Street. During the assault, the officer was able to disarm his attacker and discharge the offender's firearm. Anyone with information should call 215 686-TIPS (8477) ========= RETAIL THEFT AT LULULEMON STORE MAY 9, 2024 PHILADELPHIA – On Thursday, May 9, 2024, at approximately 5:06... Read more →


Gloucester City Property Taxes Rose by 6.8 Percent in 2023; 2nd Highest Increase in Camden County

CNBNews graphic files GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 9, 2024)(CNBNews)--New Jersey's radio station (NJ1015.com) released an article today on the high cost of health insurance in the State. The headline, "Insane co-pay that forced one New Jersey patient to skip the *procedure." The same article includes the 2023 property tax for every community in the state. The list below is for Camden County. As you read the property taxes for each of the 37 communities, you'll find that residents in Tavistock saw a 27.4 percent increase in their tax bills. Coming in second with the highest property tax increase was the... Read more →


GCPD Sgt. William Johnson Retires; Served Gloucester City Residents for 25 Years

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (MAY 1, 2024)(CNBNews)--Gloucester City Police Sergeant William Johnson, affectionately known as Junior, concluded his 25-year tenure of service to the residents of Gloucester City in April. Notably, his father is the former City Police Chief Bill Johnson. CNBNews graphic files Sergeant Johnson started his law enforcement career as a correctional officer at the Camden County Jail before joining the Gloucester City Police Department as a second-generation officer. During his long and distinguished tenure, Sgt. Johnson served as a 13-year member and squad leader of Zone 5 CIT. He retired as GCPD's Firearms Supervisor and provided invaluable training... Read more →


Volunteers Plant Trees In Gloucester City

photo provided…Volunteers plant a tree in the Cypress Garden section of the city GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 24, 2024)(CNBNews)--Crystal Wessel, Urban Airshed Reforestation Program Coordinator, praised the volunteers who planted 20 trees recently in the Cypress Gardens section of Gloucester City. Wessel expressed gratitude to the volunteers who participated in the planting. A combination of shade and flowering trees was planted to improve the block's aesthetics while also providing shade, reducing flooding, and purifying the air and water. Wessel said, “The event was the official Arbor Day Celebration of the city, and it was wonderful to have the volunteers celebrate... Read more →


Gloucester City Taxpayers Buying PNC Bank Building

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 21, 2024)(CNBNews)--The mayor and council of Gloucester City are planning to purchase the former PNC Bank property located at 500 Monmouth Street. They are expected to approve a $550,000 bond ordinance to fund the purchase during Monday night's (April 22) council meeting. The bond will have a term of 20 years. The PNC office in Gloucester City ceased its operations several months ago. The building has served as a bank for over 75 years. The council is also expected to approve on second reading the police department's salary schedule for... Read more →


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Justice Must Be for All, Not Just a Few

Recently, William E. Cleary Sr. CNBNews Editor and Publisher, and his son, William E. Cleary Jr., had to endure such a stressful situation due to false charges brought against them by the Gloucester City Police Department. Over several months they were summoned to court six times to answered charges of trespassing and theft that were never proven. Not knowning how many more times they would have to appear in court they pleaded guilty to a plea agreeement and each had to pay a $500 fine. It is even more disheartening to know that some of the people responsible for this... Read more →


Cleary's Faced With Mounting Legal Costs and Criminal Fines Surrender; Accept Plea Deal

"Never pick a fight with people who buy ink by the barrel." ~Mark Twain UPDATED/CORRECTED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor As some of you may already know, my son and I were charged with trespassing on the Cold Springs School property and accused of stealing a small child's bench last October. The bench in question was actually broken and discarded in a trash pile next to a dumpster. If I had managed to fix it successfully, I would have given it to one of my great-grandchildren. On October 10, a video of the two of us behind th... Read more →


CNB NEWS: February /March Cheers and Jeers

JEER—According to salary.com, the average salary for a Chief of Police in New Jersey is $131,100, with a typical range between $123,800 and $139,100. However, here in Gloucester City, the police chief is paid a salary between $125,000 and $240,000, but for some strange reason, the exact amount of this employee's compensation is not listed. This is a secret being kept from the taxpayers by their elected leaders, and it's unacceptable that such information is not disclosed. Once again, the residents are kept in the dark, and they are the ones paying the chief's salary. Shame on Mayor Baile and... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Gloucester City Receives $2.2M in Grants

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 2024)(CNBNews)--Recently, Lori Ryan from the Gloucester City Community Development Office announced that the city has received $2,227,100 in grants from both the state and federal government. The funds will be used for several projects, including repairing Johnson Boulevard Park, planting trees, adding play areas to Proprietors Park, installing security cameras in public spots, constructing a parking lot on King Street, and building a storage facility for event materials at Proprietors Park. A breakdown of the funding includes: *$830,000 Green Acres Grant for repairs to the Park at Johnson Boulevard *$40,000 from NJ Tree Foundation for trees... Read more →


Gloucester City Easter Egg Hunt MARCH 30

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (MARCH 21, 2024)(CNBNEWS)--Gloucester City's Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2024, starting at 9 AM at the Girls Softball Complex, Johnson Blvd. You can meet the Easter Bunny and have your picture taken. Bring your basket. The event is for children 9 years old and under. The Easter Egg Hunt was originally scheduled for March 23. However, because of the chance for inclement weather. Read more →


Camden City Fire Chief Thomas Quinn Named Director of Gcity Fire Services

William E. Cleary Sr/CNBNews Editor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (MARCH 18, 2024)--On February 22, 2024, a resolution was passed authorizing Thomas Quinn's appointment to Director of Fire Services, effective from March 1, 2024. According to the resolution, Brian Morrell, Chief of Police and Acting City Administrator, and Howard Long, City Solicitor, will negotiate the employment contract with Quinn. The resolution states that the City of Gloucester City must appoint either a fire chief or a director of fire services due to the retirement of Fire Chief Brian Hagan. It further states that Thomas Quinn possesses the necessary qualifications and experience to... Read more →


GOP Releases Names of Council Candidates; Reed List Reasons for Seeking Office

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 27, 2024)(CNBNEWS)--The Gloucester City Republican Committee has announced its slate of council candidates for the November 5, 2024 election. The list includes: Anthony Kates Ward 1 Patti Kropp Ward 2 Sandy Reed Ward 3 James Muller Council At-Large Third Ward candidate Sandy Reed gave the following reasons for seeking office. 1. We have a housing issue in our town. Over 70% of the properties are rentals, and most of those landlords don't reside in Gloucester City or nearby. 2. We need to start cleaning up our town. Stop crimes before they happen and prosecute the criminals... Read more →


Parking Restrictions for Gloucester City Irish Parade

ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE ROAD CLOSURES / PARKING RESTRICTIONS PARKING RESTRICTIONS On Sunday, March 3st the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will begin on Johnson Blvd. at Monmouth Street at 1:00 pm. The parade will proceed west on Monmouth Street to King Street, then south on King Street to Cumberland Street. In order to accommodate the parade, the following road closures/ no parking will be in place from 10:00 am until the Highway Dept. finishes sweeping the parade route. ROAD CLOSURES Monmouth St. from Johnson Blvd. to Ellis St. (Dead End). Johnson Blvd. from Highland Blvd. to Bergen St. Baynes... Read more →


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

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


Joseph Z. Acerbo Sr. , 89, of Bellmawr

Joseph Z. Acerbo, Sr., 89, of Bellmawr, NJ, passed away peacefully on February 21, 2024, surrounded by his loving family. Joe was the beloved husband of 66 years to Elizabeth “Betty” (nee Mancini). Loving father of Joseph Z. Acerbo, Jr. (Barbara) of Mt. Laurel, NJ, Nancy Acerbo of Ventnor, NJ, and the late Susan Acerbo. Cherished and adored Pop-Pop of Gina Marie (Dave) Acerbo-Klotz, Nicole Elizabeth Acerbo (Sean Walsh), and Joseph Z. Acerbo, III. Dear brother of Theresa, Angie, the late Philomena, the late Anthony and the late Mary, and brother-in-law to Dominic Paul, the late Joseph, the late Marie... Read more →


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

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


General Announcements from the Wildwood City Clerk's Office

CITY CLERK Lisa A. Brown, City Clerk [email protected] Karen Gallagher, Deputy City Clerk [email protected] Amanda Neill, Aide to the City Clerk [email protected] Phone: 609-522-2444 X2239 -2024 Mercantile License renewal invoices were mailed on January 18, 2024. All Mercantile licenses are due to be renewed no later than May 1, 2024. Pursuant to Local Finance Notice 2022-23, all rentals and businesses must submit liability insurance when acquiring their 2024 Mercantile License. +++++ -2024 Seasonal Parking Meter Permits are available for purchase. Permits must be picked up in the City Clerk’s Office. We will not be sending them in the mail. +++++... Read more →


The Cleary's Court Case Postponed Once Again

By William E. Cleary Sr. CNBNews Staff GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 29, 2024)--The Cleary’s appearance in Gloucester City Municipal Court on Tuesday, January 30, has been postponed. The father, William E. Cleary Sr., and his son, William E. Cleary Jr., were charged with theft and trespassing for taking a children’s bench that was lying in a trash pile behind the Cold Springs school complex. When they learned it was not trash, Cleary Sr. called the police, and the item was returned. Cleary Sr., 79, is the former editor of the Gloucester City News and Camden Country Record. Presently, he is... Read more →


Gloucester City Firefighters Welcome Nick Stewart to their Ranks

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 24, 2024)(CNBNews)-The Gloucester City Fire Department (GCFD)members welcomed firefighter Nick Stewart to their ranks today. Stewart is the son of Firefighter Thomas G. Stewart III, who died in the tragic fire that took the lives of three firemen and three children on July 4, 2002. Besides 30-year-old Stewart, two Mount Ephraim volunteer firemen died. They were John D. West, 40, and James E. Sylvester, 30. The three children, all sisters, included a five-year-old and two twins, both three years old. The following message was posted on the GCFD Facebook page. Today is a great day at... Read more →


The Custodian of Records Redacted Names; WHY?

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews A few days ago Clearysnotebook printed a column about the number of out-of-town landlords and the effect these owners and their properties have on the city. There were addresses provided by the city's Custodian of Records. Many of the landlords' names were redacted with a big black line hiding the owners' names. The redaction is amusing if you have any computer skills at all. Property owners, city employees and salaries, city retirees and pension amount, even Postal Service employees are paid with your tax dollars and you have the right to know. CNBNews graphic file Datauniverse.com*... Read more →


CNBNews January 2024 Cheers and Jeers

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


The Story Behind The Story:

Will Pat's Select Pizza sell Cannabis???

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


Construction on a Food Waste to RNG Facilities Starting in Linden NJ

SJI and Captona Announce the Construction of one of the Largest Food Waste-to-RNG Facilities in the US FOLSOM, NJ, (CNBNews)--SJI remains committed to investing in projects to advance the clean energy and decarbonization goals of New Jersey and our region. SJI, Captona, and RNG Energy Solutions today announce their partnership to construct one of the largest food waste-to-renewable natural gas (RNG) projects in the United States. The Linden Renewable Energy (LRE) Project, based in Linden, NJ will convert organic waste into pipeline-quality RNG that can be used for a variety of applications to displace fossil fuels. First-ever opportunity for Elizabethtown... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Gloucester City Taxpayers Pay $1.3 Million for Professional Services;15 Contracts

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews)(January 8, 2024)--Gloucester City Mayor and Council at their January 4 Reorgation meeting, approved 15 contracts for professional services during the 2024 calendar year totaling $1,296,547. Professional contracts do not require the city to seek public bids. 1. Bowman and Company, of Voorhees, City Auditor @$83,000 2. Brown & Connery, of Westmont, Special Labor Attorney @$60,000 3. Independent Animal Care Services named Animal Control and Animal Cruelty Investigations @$12,600 4. Maley Givens PC of Collingswood, Special Redevelopment Counsel @$50,000 5. Pennoni Associates of Haddon Heights was named city engineer for an amount not to exceed $450,000. 6..... Read more →


Trash Pickup in Gloucester City Delayed

POSTED ON by City of Gloucester City: DECEMBER 27, 2023 - 4:44PM Trash was not completed today. The company will have a truck to complete today's pickup tomorrow morning and another truck for normal pickup. We apologize for the inconvenience. Read more →


COMPTROLLER REVIEW:

Private Police Training Promoted Unconstitutional Tactics...

Demeaned Women, Minorities...and Glorified Violence About 240 New Jersey officers from across the state attended the taxpayer-funded training, the Office of the State Comptroller found. Posted on - 12/6/2023 TRENTON (December 18, 2023)(CNBNews)— Hundreds of law enforcement officers across New Jersey attended a private police training conference that taught unconstitutional policing tactics, glorified violence, denigrated women and minorities, and likely violated a myriad of state laws and policies, the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) found. Billing itself as one of the country’s largest private police training companies, the New Jersey-based Street Cop held a six-day training conference in Atlantic... Read more →


Gloucester City Council Expected To Approve 13 Resolutions At Caucus Meeting Tonight

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 18, 2023)(CNBNews)--Gloucester City Council is holding its monthly caucus meeting today at 6 PM in council chambers at the Police Administration Building situated at 313 Monmouth Street. The agenda includes 13 Resolutions, some of which are of particular interest. One of them is to set the date for the yearly reorganization meeting of the council on January 4 at 7 PM. This resolution also lists the dates and times of the council meetings for the year. Another resolution requests the Department of Community Affairs to anticipate revenue of $250,000 from the COPS Hiring program. A resolution... Read more →


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

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


Philadelphia Police Blotter: Two Homicides and One Fatal Auto Accident

PHILADELPHIA, PA (December 14, 2023)(CNBNews)--The Philadelphia Police Public Affairs office released information today regarding two homicides and one fatal auto accident. The encounters occured between December 8 and December 14. Further details about the events are listed below. OLD YORK RD/ HUNTING PARK AVE. DECEMBER 8, 2023 25TH DIST...OLD YORK RD/ HUNTING PARK AVE..SHOOTING...OCC: 4:50PM...A 36 Y/O BLACK MALE WAS SHOT TWICE IN BOTH LEGS..MALE WAS TRANSPORTED BY PRIVATE VEHICLE TO TEMPLE HOSPITAL WHERE HE WAS LISTED IN STABLE CONDITION POLICE ARE UNABLE TO LOCATE A SCENE AT THIS TIME...NO WEAPON RECOVERED AND NO ARREST. ***Fatal Auto Accident - 50XX... Read more →


KLEMM AVENUE HIGHWAY NOW OPENED

Klemm Avenue underpass is now open. It had been closed for almost two years. (CNBNews photo) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 8, 2023)(CNBNews)—The underpass of Klemm Avenue under 42/I-76 has finally opened today, on Friday, December 8, after being closed for nearly a year. During this time, traffic coming in and out of the city had to be detoured to other highways. The construction project, which cost $57.2 million, began in February 2022 and was completed on time and on budget. The construction work included the replacement of the I-76 Bridge over Klemm Avenue, Conrail, and the South Branch of Newton... Read more →


A Message from Congressman Norcross

$ Rep. Donald Norcross (D-N.J.) wants 60 percent of each weapons system bought with taxpayer dollars to contain components from the U.S. Pool photo by Graeme Jennings Ally-friendly ‘Buy American’ requirement makes it into compromise NDAA (POLITICO) Joe Gould 12/07/23 A compromise defense policy bill unveiled late Wednesday includes a House-passed requirement that more U.S. military hardware be made in America, nixing a stricter Senate-passed requirement. Negotiators adopted language from Rep. Donald Norcross (D-N.J.) that would codify into law an executive order by President Joe Biden on domestic content requirements and state explicitly that those requirements cover major defense programs.... Read more →


Several Gloucester City Residents Attacked By A Bleeding Crazy Man

"The man was so strong he broke the handcuffs in half," ~said One Neighbor William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ -December 1, 2023--Around 9:30 PM Thursday this reporter was sitting in the back room of our house writing an article about an upcoming trial. The room was quiet, but I heard a muffled sound coming from the direction of nearby North Harley Avenue, which is the street behind us. My best friend, Peyton was lying on the floor in front of me snoring. Suddenly, she jumped up and ran towards our back patio door; undoubtedly, she heard... Read more →


Klemm Avenue, Gloucester City Opens Dec. 9

Saturday, December 9, Klemm Avenue in Gloucester City will open in both directions. It has been closed since February 2022. Next Saturday, December 9, Klemm Avenue in Gloucester City will open in both directions. It has been closed since February 2022. (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti today announced the completion of the I-76 Bridge over Klemm Avenue rehabilitation project in Gloucester City, Camden County. Beginning at 4:30 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, December 2, the two left lanes on I-76, eastbound and westbound, are scheduled to be closed to stripe the roadway. Beginning at 9 a.m.,... Read more →


Gloucester City Council Oks Bill Payments

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (NOVEMBER 30, 2023)(CNBNEWS)--At the November 27, 2023 council meeting Gloucester City mayor and council approved the payment of 159 invoices totaling $1,005,481 for the period of October 24, 2023 and November 16, 2023. The highest-paid contractor for that span was Think Pavers who received payments of $77, 234 and $198, 929 for a total of $276,163. Read more →


Gloucester City Council Meeting November 27th

CNBNews graphic GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 27, 2023)(CNBNews)--There are 19 Resolutions on the agenda for the Monday, November 27, 2023 council meeting scheduled for Monday, November 27, 2023, in council chambers, 313 Monmouth Street. There are two ordinances on the agenda pertaining to redevelopment. Bills totaling $2.3 Million have been submitted for payment. Read more →


CNBNews Editor Faces Trespassing, Theft Charges

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--Tuesday, November 21, 2023, I appeared in Gloucester City Municipal Court to answer two trespassing charges for walking around the Cold Springs Elementary School and one theft charge. I took a children's bench that I thought was trash. When I learned that it wasn't trash, I contacted the police, returned the bench to the school, and placed it in the same trash pile from which I got it. At the November 21 hearing, I was given two choices: plead guilty or take the matter to trial. The penalty varies based on the... Read more →


Gloucester City Mayor & Council Caucas Meeting Agenda

CNBNews graphic files GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 18, 2023)(CNBNews)--The monthly caucus meeting of Gloucester City Mayor and Council is scheduled for Monday, November 20, in council chambers, 313 Monmouth Street at 6 PM. The public is invited to attend. On the list of items for discussion are 26 resolutions and two ordinances. Read more →


Peyton and Me: Visiting Mount Ephraim, Westville and Gloucester City

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ --The Black Horse Tavern at 13 Black Horse Pike, Mount Ephraim, owned by Bobby Ray Harris, is now open to the public. In 2019, Harris acquired the former Guiseppi's Restaurant. From late 2019, when he purchased it, up until this year, he has faced several challenges that have hindered him from opening the tavern. One of the challenges Harris faced was the deteriorating condition of the building that housed the old restaurant, built back in 1922. The situation was so bad that Harris had to demolish the building and rebuild it... Read more →


Gloucester City Planning/Zoning Board Minutes for September 20 Meeting Released

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 30, 2023)(CNBNews)--The minutes of the Gloucester City Planning/Zoning Board meeting held on September 20, 2023, were made available to the public on October 30, 2023. During the meeting, Cheryl Walters, who was representing the owner of CSLR Sober House, 32 Champion Road, appeared before the Board to request a D-use variance for the property located in the commercial zone. Meghan Martinsen testified during the meeting as a landlord and provided information about the owner and operator of Gateway Recovery Resources at 32 Champion Road. She testified that a rehab home for women, where they live and... Read more →


Gloucester City's Leaf Collection Oct 6 - Dec. 18

2023 Leaf Collection Program will be starting on October 30th, 2023 and will continue until, and finish, the week of December 18th, 2023. SECTION 1: Woods, Francesville, and the area east of Broadway to Johnson Blvd., and north of Monmouth St. to Sherman St. This section will be done during the weeks of: October 30th and November 27th, 2023. SECTION 2: Highland Park, Riverview Hts., and the area west of Broadway to King St., and south of Market St. to Jersey Ave. This section will be done during the weeks of: November 6th and December 4th, 2023. SECTION 3: Cypress... Read more →


Temporary Employees Needed to Work Leaf Collection October 30 to December 18

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 12, 2023)(CNBNews)--The Public Works Department is seeking temporary employees to work leaf collection from the week of Monday, October 30, 2023, to the week of December 18, 2023. The work hours are 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 pm. Any/All applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Pay is $15.00/hour. Any/All interested parties should apply to the City Clerk inside 512 Monmouth St or directly to the GCDPW. The GCDPW can be either by walk-in or written mail addressed to 615 Brick Street. You may also email your application to [email protected]. Alex Tedesco, Superintendent Read more →


Gloucester City Marina Closed on October 21st

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 12, 2023)(CNBnews)--The Gloucester City Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, October 21 at Proprietor's Park, King Street, and Jersey Avenue. As such, the Gloucester City Marina will be closed to allow for Fall Festival Event vendors to park their vehicles. Read more →