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CNBNews 2008 ARCHIVES: Remembering Sgt. Joe Farley, "Merry Christmas & Happy NY from Iraq!"

EDITOR'S Note: We recently found the letter below from Sgt. Joe Farley. It was sent to the Cleary family 12 years ago by Joe and published on CNBNews on January 1, 2008. The Farley family lived in our neighborhood for decades. We watched Joe grow up from a little tyke into a man. He was one of the good guys that came from our community of Gloucester City, NJ. Joe was a great representative of our country and the community of Gloucester City. After graduating... Read more →


MARCH 2008 ARCHIVES: Gloucester City's Agnus McGlade Berenato stresses family values, discipline

PUBLISHED Friday, March 21, 2008 Post-Gazette : Reprinted here with permission of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Sunday, May 04, 2003 By Paul Zeise, Post-Gazette Sports Writer If the five youngest children of Theresa and Peter McGlade had their way, it is likely that new Pitt women's basketball coach Agnus Berenato would have been a world-class swimmer. Or, perhaps, one of the finest swimming coaches in the country. Agnus Berenato was introduced as Pitt's new women's basketball coach Thursday. (John Heller, Post-Gazette) "All five of us voted for... Read more →


The Renewal of GLOUCESTER'S GAME (Rams v Lions)....plus Videos of previous Contests

The excerpt below is from the Renewal of Friendship booklet which was released in 1993 when the annual Thanksgiving Day football game between Gloucester High and Gloucester Catholic was resumed. Related: Two and One-Half-Hours The football teams from the two schools will meet tomorrow (Thursday) at the John Lynch Field at Gloucester High School, Rt. 130 and Market Street. The Rams won last year's contest 30 to 14. Gloucester Catholic's junior running back Dashaun Harris finished that game with 222 yards on 23 carries and... Read more →


2006 Turkey Day Football: Gloucester City HS vs Gloucester Catholic HS

Originally Published November 2006 By LEA KOROS Special to ClearysNotebook GLOUCESTER CITY NJ —With the Lions / Rams game less then a week away the talk has begun. The “ELECTION” is over and the residents and alumni have started the annual rite only a local GHS or GCHS graduate can appreciate. This talk is for the locals not the wannabes, the talk is not held on the bus ride from Deptford or Washington Twp, but held at the Memorial A.A. church. I’ve heard the sermons... Read more →


PA American Water Signs Agreement to Acquire Borough of Kane Authority’s Wastewater

KANE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pennsylvania American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the wastewater assets of the Borough of Kane Authority in McKean County for approximately $17.5 million. The Authority’s wastewater system serves nearly 2,100 customers in Kane Borough and Wetmore Township. “We have been providing reliable water service to this area for more than 100 years and are deeply rooted in these communities," said Pennsylvania American Water President Mike Doran. “The proceeds of the sale... Read more →


Videos: Camden City Not Rising says Film Producer

CNBNews (Camden City, NJ)--The video titled Camden Not Rising shows just a short version of some of the truths about Camden City, NJ. This City has been robbed by politicians as well as corporations claiming to come to Camden City (receiving Tax Breaks) but not hiring City residents. CEO Of Holtec (Camden Based) stated the people do not know how to work and they are lazy, they never seen their parents get up and work! Judge for yourself!!!!!!! produced August 18, 2019 (caption and video... Read more →


CNB 2015 Archives: Parking Congestion at Cold Spring School Complex Upsetting Parents, Guardians and Residents

School Supt. Comments on the Problem: PUBLISHED Tuesday, September 15, 2015 Earlier today on Cold Springs Drive, both photos submitted by a parent by William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Gloucestercitynews.net--GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (September 15, 2015)—Since the Cold Springs Pre-School and Elementary School opened earlier this month we have heard from a number of parents, guardians and residents about the traffic congestion on Cold Springs Drive in the morning when school opens and later in the day at school dismissal. Some parents have said it... Read more →


*CNBNews Comment Restrictions

Gloucestercitynews.net-CNBNewsnet rules, subject to change. You can post comments on any topic you want to talk about. Stay away from name calling. No profanity. Immediate family and children of politicians, public figures, public employees are off limits. As far as editing statements; some people submit posts using foul language. While others will make such outlandish remarks they are not worthy of public discussion. We edit those comments or censor them. If you feel we are being unfair we will publish those remarks too. We are... Read more →


CNBNEWS 2013 ARCHIVES: What is Being Done about the Blight and Housing Problems in Gloucester City (Part Two)

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 Editor's Note: In our previous article we looked at the fines that can be imposed on people who violate the Gloucester City Housing Code Chapter 25. In this article, a resident, who claims he has been harassed by the City’s Housing Office, speaks his mind. His allegations are followed by a response from Housing Officer Joe Stecklair. Links to the previous articles on this topic appear below. PART ONE HERE GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--David Paskman, who owns a property in the 800... Read more →


CNB July 2013 ARCHIVES: What is Being Done about the Blight and Housing Problems in Gloucester City (Part One)

PUBLISHED Monday, July 22, 2013 EDITOR’S NOTE--Recently we published an article titled “Blight is Spreading in Gloucester City”. As a follow up to that article we wanted to know what steps the city of Gloucester has taken to fight that problem. As we dug deeper, we learned more and more about the monstrous task that the city’s Housing Office is faced with each day. Gloucestercitynews.net--GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--(JULY 22 2013)Housing Officer Joseph Stecklair, said Gloucester City has an approximate 300 abandoned properties that have fallen in... Read more →


CNBNews Archives July 2013:

Gloucester City School Board Appoints New Basketball Coach; Some People Not Happy with the Selection Process

Gloucestercitynews.net--GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (July 29, 2013)--The Gloucester City Board of Education, at the July 23 meeting, named Liam James as the new coach for the boys’ high school basketball team for the upcoming season. James will replace Kevin Hagan. Salary for the position is approximately $5,000. According to our sources there were five other candidates who applied for the position: Adam Carpenter, Josh Cassidy, Robert Chew, Richard Maunz, and Chuck Thomson. The interview committee consisted of High School Principal Jack Don, Athletic Director Leon Harris,... Read more →


CNBNEWS 2013 ARCHIVES: Heavy Rains Cause Flooding of Route 130 in Gloucester City

Route 130 north under the Route 42 underpass photos CNBNEWS.NET Gloucestercitynews.net--GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (July 29, 2013)--Employees from the New Jersey Department of Transportation were still working on clearing the water and debris off of Route 130 north under the Route 42 underpass at 12 noon today (July 29, 2013). On Sunday seven inches of rain fell on Gloucester City in just three hours. The driver of the truck seen in distant had to abandon his vehicle Sunday because the water was too deep. The DOT... Read more →


August 2008 Archives: Same Gas, Different Prices, What Gives?

A Few Thoughts published August 7, 2008 By Rich Luongo There's really a lot more to the high price of gas than we've been told. The price is based on speculation, on corporate profit margins, and so on, we're led to believe. But have you noticed how prices fluctuate from station-to-station and not by different brands, either? Check out the same brands in different locations and you can see a price difference of about 15 cents a gallon. For instance I saw a station down... Read more →


CNBNews Archives: WE THE PEOPLE ARE COMING

CNBNewsnetTuesday, February 16, 2010 GLENN BECK: I got a letter from a woman in Arizona . She writes an open letter to our nation's leadership: "I am a home grown American citizen, 53, registered Democrat all my life. Before the last presidential election I registered as a Republican because I no longer felt the Democratic Party represents my views or works to pursue issues important to me. Now I no longer feel the Republican Party represents my views or works to pursue issues important to... Read more →


THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

PUBLISHED HERE Thursday, January 28, 2010 CATEGORY THOUGHT FOR THE DAY ONE. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully. TWO. Marry a man/woman you love to talk to. As you get older, their conversational skills will be as important as any other THREE. Don't believe all you hear, spend all you have or sleep all you want. FOUR. When you say, 'I love you ,' mean it.. FIVE. When you say, 'I'm sorry,' look the person in the eye. SIX. Be engaged... Read more →


CNBNews Archives: Westville Resident Competing in 2013 Army Reserve Best Warrior Event

story by Cpl. Charlotte Fitzgerald (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 30, 2013)--Spc. Russell Williams, a Westville, N.J., native and member of the 108th Training Command, loads his ammunition as he prepares to qualify with his M4 rifle for the 2013 Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition on June 26 at Fort McCoy, Wis.. FORT MCCOY, Wis. – To say his road to success has been tough, would almost be an understatement. Nevertheless, this Westville, N.J., native has managed to remain in high spirits as he continues to compete in the... Read more →


Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital Introduces New Sensory Room

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital (GPPH) patients can now benefit from a new sensory room at the hospital designed to help individuals with Sensory Processing Disorders (SPD), a condition in which the brain has trouble receiving and responding to information that comes in through the senses. The hospital is located at 9 Koch Ave, Morris Plains, NJ 07950 NJDOH Deputy Commissioner Deborah Hartel joined GPPH senior staff and board members for the unveiling of the room on Thursday, June 20. "With this innovative... Read more →


CNBNews Archives:

Good Riddance; A Quiet Man

published Thursday, November 04, 2010 By Bill Cleary GOOD RIDDANCE -Thank God the 2010 election is over. The endless campaign commercials on television were annoying. The election process in our country has gotten out of hand. You must raise millions of dollars to run for a seat in the House or Senate. And many of those politicians that were successful took contributions from big corporations to help fund their campaign. Although they will deny they owe any obligation to their contributors their voting records will... Read more →


CNBNews Archives:

Friends of Degenhardts Restaurant Reminisce

PUBLISHED 2013 WOODBURY NJ--Ten years ago, Degenhardt’s Restaurant, North Black Horse Pike, Mount Ephraim, closed down after a two decades of serving meals to customers from the South Jersey, Philadelphia area. On weekends the restaurant held a dance in the evening hosted by disc jockey’s like Jerry “The Geator” Blavat, Lou Costello and Billy from Philly. Recently some of those patrons gathered at Nicholosi’s Catering in Woodbury to reminisce about the good times they had at those dances. Over 450 people attended the June 14,... Read more →


CNBNews June 2013 Archives: Westville Resident Competing in Army Reserve Best Warrior Event

published Sunday, June 30, 2013 story by Cpl. Charlotte Fitzgerald (Photo): Spc. Russell Williams, a Westville, N.J., native and member of the 108th Training Command, loads his ammunition as he prepares to qualify with his M4 rifle for the 2013 Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition on June 26 at Fort McCoy, Wis.. FORT MCCOY, Wis. – To say his road to success has been tough, would almost be an understatement. Nevertheless, this Westville, N.J., native has managed to remain in high spirits as he continues... Read more →


CNBNews May 2013 Archives: If Nutter’s Stupidity Were Taxed, Philly Would Be Rich

published Friday, May 24, 2013 related FREINDLY FIRE BY CHRIS FREIND | CNBNewsnet I swore I was done. I promised I would never waste another column writing about how pathetic Philadelphia is. And how its complacent residents and businessmen get exactly what they deserve. Washing my hands of all things Philly, I pledged, most importantly, to never again comment on Michael Nutter, who is, without a doubt, America’s most obtuse, clueless and excruciatingly boring mayor. But I failed. It is simply impossible not to rip... Read more →


CNBNews May 2013 ARCHIVES: THERE IS A REASON IT IS CALLED A TEAM

published Monday, May 20, 2013 By CNBNEWS Staff Reporter GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)---Who makes up the team? Who are the Gloucester Lions Baseball Team? You recently read about seniors Albie Carracino, Steven Bobo and Robbie Cordero. You heard about captains Thomas O’Donnell, Andrew Boulden and Austin Darrow and what they contribute. But what about the Scott Pierman’s or Mike Cox or John Lindeborn’s of the team? Never hear much about these players along with the others who make up the 2013 Lion’s roster. Each game... Read more →


CNB May 2013 Archives:TACKY SIGNS VIOLATE GLOUCESTER CITY ORDINANCE

CNBNEWS Point of View-- published Thursday, May 23, 2013 CHEESY LOOKING!--As you drive into the entrance of the CVS shopping center, 400 unit block South Broadway, you'll see a tattered Dunkin Donut banner sign that is tied to a lamp post and a tree. A few feet further you find another large Dunkin Donut sign hanging on a lamp post. The placement of these signs are in violation of Gloucester City's sign ordinance. photo credit CNBNEWSnet. (CNBNEWSNET) THE DUNKIN DONUTS store owner, 400 unit block... Read more →


CNB May 2013 Archives: Tax and Spend, Only in America, Board Official v. Activist, Et Cetera

published Monday, May 20, 2013 CNBNEWS Tips and Snippets BY CNBNews Staff TAX AND SPEND--Gloucester City council adopted two bond ordinances at the May 6 meeting totaling $4,250,214. The first bond of $2,092,697 will be used for the replacement of water mains and the water meter reading system. The second bond, amount $2,157,517, is for the improvement of the sanitary sewer system in the city. Public hearing and final adoption will be held May 23 in council chambers, 313 Monmouth St. The City of Gloucester... Read more →


CNB May 2013 Archives: Tips and Snippets | Well Known Physician Retires, Housing for Teachers

published Tuesday, May 14, 2013 BY CNBNEWS STAFF WELL KNOWN PHYSICIAN RETIRES--Doctor Carl Vitola, a long time family physician in South Jersey, retired last week so he could devote more time to caring for his wife, Eileen, who is suffering with ALS. Dr. Vitola, a former resident of Gloucester City, is a Gloucester City High School alumnus. After graduating from med school he opened an office in Gloucester City in the 500 block of Monmouth Street. Later he moved his office to Washington Township, Blackwood.... Read more →


CNB May 2013 Archives: Camden County Law Enforcement Responds to Crisis in Brooklawn

Police set-up a staging area at the corner of Chestnut, Paris and Timber Blvd. The incident began around 1PM and ended at around 6PM. photo credit CNBNEWSNET +++++++++++++++++ UPDATE 7:30pm UPDATE 8pm 8 PM UPDATE--According to Police Chief Francis McKinney, the woman was the only person in the house. "To clear up the rumors. There was no children in the house. The woman did not have a weapon. And, no one was harmed," said the chief. BROOKLAWN NJ--Neighborhoods on the West side of Brooklawn were... Read more →


CNBNews May 2013 Archives:

Chief Berglund: Gloucester City Police Officers "Simply The Best"

published Wednesday, May 15, 2013 GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 15, 2013)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester City Police Chief George Berglund issued the following statement today about the men and women on the City Police force who serve the taxpayers of Gloucester City. His statement reads as follows, Since this week is police week, I would like to take the time to thank the men and women of the Gloucester City Police Department for their dedicated service. They work under the most adverse conditions and they do the job exceptionally... Read more →


CNBNews May 2013 Archives: Movie "Girl Most Likely" set in Ocean City NJ, filmed in New York

published Monday, May 06, 2013 Mark Matthews | CNBNewsnet The first trailer for a new major movie set in Ocean City, NJ has been released. The trailer also shows a scene taking place in Atlantic City. Unfortunately media sites indicate the film was shot in New York. Are State Tax Credits to blame? Kristen Wiig scored huge with Bridesmaids, and this summer she is back in a romantic comedy called "Girl Most Likely" co-starring Glee's Darren Criss and also featuring well known actors Annette Bening... Read more →


CNB May 2013 Archives: Bellmawr Carnival rocks the weekend with band Stage 3

published Friday, May 10, 2013 BY MARK MATTHEWS (cnbnews.net)BELLMAWR NJ--There is still time for fun at the St Joachim Bellmawr carnival, as this weekend closes out an amazing week with fun, sun and music. This weekend, area cover band Stage 3 takes over the beer garden again, bringing with them their full stage production. They bill themselves as a "Rock and Roll Party Dance Band", and their set list backs that up, from AC/DC's Shook me all Night Long to Lady Gaga's Bad Romance. Two... Read more →


CNB May 2013 Archives: APRIL 2013 CHEERS AND JEERS

published Monday, May 06, 2013 BY CNBNEWS STAFF CHEER--Congrats to Gloucester Catholic seniors Katie O'Shea and Nick Liscio on being honored during the 8th Annual Adam Taliaferro Foundation Player of the Year Luncheon at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 16. The luncheon was hosted by the Eagles and recognized 18 schools from South Jersey that helped raise money for the foundation in 2012-2013. Gloucester Catholic and Williamstown were the co-winners of the annual fund-raising event, and Katie and Nick were awarded scholarship... Read more →


CNB May 2013 ARCHIVES: You Don't Forget That First Impression

Friday, May 10, 2013 "I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do. ~Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (May 10, 2013--As you drive north on Broadway from Brooklawn into Gloucester City, the first thing you see is the Gloucester City water tower at the Broadway and Jersey Avenue intersection. The city-owned... Read more →


CNB May 2013 Archives: Alleged Grandmom Killer Formally Charged, Deadly Smack, City Fire Chiefs Receive Raise

First appeared on Saturday, May 04, 2013 BROOKLAWN WOMAN FORMALLY CHARGED WITH MURDER--A Gloucester County grand jury last week formally charged Anne Castagna, 44, of Brooklawn with the alleged murder of her grandmother-in-law Mary Groatman, age 88, with antifreeze. The victim, also of Brooklawn, died on August 19, 2012 after being on life support for four days. Castagna has been in custody since she was arrested on August 23, 2012. She is charged with two counts of murder and one count of aggravated-assault. Castagna helped... Read more →


State Health Dept. Promoting Flu Vaccination

Reminding Residents: Don’t Wait, Vaccinate! On Tuesday, November 13, New Jersey Department of Health Principal Deputy Commissioner Jackie Cornell will visit Rutgers University, Busch Student Center, to speak to students about the importance of flu vaccination and prevention and receive an influenza vaccination as part of the Department’s #FightTheFluNJ campaign. Principal Deputy Commissioner Cornell will join Dr. Vicente H. Gracias, senior vice chancellor for clinical affairs, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and Dr. Melodee Lasky, assistant vice chancellor for health and wellness, Rutgers University–New Brunswick... Read more →


CNB May 2013 Archives: Computerize Traffic Systems Being Installed on Route 130 & Rt. 68

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 Photo credit cnbnewsnet WHAT FUNNY LOOKING TRAFIC LIGHTS?--The NJ Department of Transportation recently installed an Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) at the intersection of Market Street and Route 130, Gloucester City. The units and camera (shown above) will adjust the time on traffic lights depending upon traffic congestion. This work is part of the Direct Connection Project which began in March. William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--As part of the Direct Connection Project the New Jersey Department of Transportation... Read more →


CNBNews May 2013 Archives: Easy Win for The Rams Alumni, Pummel Lions Alumni 24-17

published Thursday, May 30, 2013 THE UNBEATABLE RAMS!!! --This year's Rams team had their way, once again, with the Lions Alumni. Rams Manager/Head Coach Bob Chew was asked what he attributed his team's success to? Chew said, "First of all, our team practices all year long. And, as you can see, that hard work pays off, both in the field, and at the plate. I am not taking anything away from our opponent. However, I do think some of the players on this year's Lions... Read more →