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*Comment Restrictions: You Must Provide A Working Email Address/Name Will Be Published

Gloucestercitynews.net/CNBNewsnet comment rules, subject to change. Starting immediately we will no longer accept comments with an anonymous name. No further comments will be published with just a first name or with a made up name. Your submitted remark must contain your full name and a working email address. If you believe in what you wrote you should be willing to back it up with your full name. We feel that people, who in the past were able to hide behind a computer screen, won’t be so embolden to viciously attack an opposing point of view now that their name is... Read more →


Memories from The Past/Year 2009: The City Should Be Utilizing Freedom Pier

Freedom Pier (CNBNews photo) Ever since the U.S. Government sold the vacated Immigration-Coast Guard Station to Gloucester City for $1 nearly 20 years ago, there have been persistent attempts to place this prime spot of publicly owned property into private hands. In that time, to the City's credit, a successful adaptive reuse has been found for the Coast Guard building itself. But, the remainder of the eight-acre property has lain fallow, so to speak, as potential uses have been discussed and studied time and again. Gloucester City has gotten rather good at staging celebrations, parades, festivals and public gatherings of... Read more →


India COVID-19 Relief Fund Est. By Philip Norcross and Cooper Fundation

May 13, 2021 (Camden, NJ) -- Philip Norcross, Chairman of The Cooper Foundation, announced that the Foundation is establishing an India COVID-19 Relief Fund to provide urgent support for healthcare infrastructure and medical supplies in those areas of India hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The surge in India rose rapidly over the last month and overwhelmed hospitals in several of the country’s hardest-hit cities. More than 350,000 new cases a day have been reported over the last week according to the World Health Organization. “The news about the current COVID-19 surge in India have been horrific, with oxygen and... Read more →


Camden County Releases Vaccination Information; You Must Schedule An Appointment

The Camden County Board of Commissioners, in a joint public health effort with Cooper University Health Care and Jefferson Health – New Jersey is vaccinating individuals at the Camden County Vaccination Center located at Camden County College – Blackwood Campus. On-line scheduling is available now. PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT ONLINE. REVIEW ALL INFORMATION BELOW BEFORE YOU SCHEDULE. The New Jersey Department of Health, following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance, has established a phased priority group process for administering the vaccine. The State of New Jersey has expanded eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to several... Read more →


Pandemic Emergency Rental Assistance Program Phase II

TRENTON, NJ--The COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program Phase II (CVERAP Phase II) will provide rental arrears and temporary rental assistance to low- and moderate-income households that have had a substantial reduction in income, have qualified for unemployment benefits, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due, directly, or indirectly, to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nan McKay & Associates has been authorized by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs to assist in the administration of CVERAP Phase II and to communicate with applicants and landlords. Click on the link below to apply: https://njdca.onlinepha.com/ Applicants may be eligible for up to... Read more →


Video: President Reagan, the Last Great President of the US

Gloucestercitynews.net files WASHINGTON POLITICS WASHINGTON, DC--There was a time when both Republicans and Democrats actually got along. They had their differences of course. After all there is a big difference between a Conservative Republican and a Liberal Democrat. The Republican wants less government while the Democrat believes in more government; Spend and Tax is their motto. Ronald Reagan, originally an American actor and politician, became the 40th President of the United States serving from 1981 to 1989. His term saw a restoration of prosperity at home, with the goal of achieving “peace through strength” abroad. At the end of his... Read more →


IT AIN'T OVER TILL IT'S OVER

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Here we are eight days after the 2020 election and we still don't have a decisive winner. President Donald Trump has announced he is contesting the results. And, there is a general consensus the outcome of the contest will be decided by the nine Justices in the U.S. Supreme Court. Tuesday the General Service Administration told the Biden campaign, "GSA administrator, Emily Murphy, will only initiate the transition when a “clear winner is clear based on the process laid out in the Constitution.” Also, on Tuesday, 10 attorney generals filed an amicus brief in... Read more →


CBD and COVID-19 - The Truth and the Lies

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 29, 2020)--Since December 19, news of the new coronavirus is almost everywhere, making it impossible for people to escape any further updates. It seemed to be a mysterious illness in Wuhan, China, but the flu (COVID-19) reported around 80,000 infected people of the coronavirus, more than 50% of them in China. The coronavirus cases are critical, with many reports of infection rates and deaths. Daily news on world economies and businesses are being reported daily. People under 50 years old are less likely to become infected with the coronavirus, yet it depends on your health condition. Many claims run... Read more →


Happy Mothers Day to All The Moms in The World

EDITOR'S NOTE: We first published this article in 2008. Because it is such a great story we bring it out from our archives each year on Mother's Day to share with you again. The author is unknown. I was looking for a photo to use with it and I thought why not use a picture of our mother, Mazie (Tucker) Cleary who passed away in 1995. I feel it is a nice tribute not An earlier photo of our mom only to her but to all Moms throughout the world on this special day. Our Mom is up to heaven... Read more →


Coronavirus Test Sites in NJ Close Early Because of Crowds

BY Brenda Flanagan, Senior Correspondent | March 23, 2020, 4PM EST This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com (March 23, 2020)--Supervising physician Mark Merlin watched people drive through New Jersey’s second pop-up test site and get swabbed for the coronavirus at the PNC Bank Arts Center, just off Exit 116 on the Garden State Parkway. Such a crush of cars lined up that officials decided they’d hit capacity and closed off the entrance only a half-hour after... Read more →


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 from Gloucester City High School he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in both... 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 a swimming pool in our back yard, but dad cast the only vote that counted... 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 three total touchdowns in front of an estimated crowd of 400. Thursday's Kickoff is 10:30AM.... 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 at the bright orange church about mixed marriages. Lately the sermon preached why can’t we... 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 will support local infrastructure improvements and economic development activities that will be vital to supporting... 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 by Gary GSAM Samuels) For comparison please watch a similar video about Camden City that... 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 takes them as long as 40 minutes to drop their child off at the school... 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 unit block of Eight Street, writes, "I read your article “Blight is Spreading in Gloucester... 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 disrepair. According to Stecklair, his office sent out 200 letters in May to violators of... 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, Facilities Director John Kenney and School Superintendent Joseph Rafferty. The 24-year-old James is a life-long... 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 has several pumps on the scene draining the water off of the highway. It is... 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 the White Horse Pike with regular selling for $3.61 a gallon but that same brand... 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 me. The fact is I no longer feel any political party or representative in Washington... 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 at least six months before you get married.. SEVEN. Believe in love at first sight.... 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 2013 Army Reserve Best Warrior. Spc. Russell Williams, a member of the 108th Training Command... 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 addition, patients who have sensory processing disorders will now have a safe place to explore... 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 show just the opposite Locally there were no surprises. The incumbents, Mayor Bill James, and... 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, 2013 reunion. One of those in attendance was Skip Zirbser. Jerry Blavat Billy from Philly... 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 to compete in the 2013 Army Reserve Best Warrior. Spc. Russell Williams, a member of... 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 into Tweedle Dee and his latest efforts to drive the final stake into the heart... 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 requires the Lion’s to field 9 players, each player brings a different skill or talent... 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 of South Broadway, Gloucester City, has plastered cardboard, plastic and banner signs at the entrance... 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 was carrying a bond debt of $30,164,276 in May 2012, according to a CNBNews report.... 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. He has been practicing medicine for 30 plus years. Many of his patients were from... 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 locked down today because of a woman living in the 200 block of Chestnut Avenue... 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 well. I can tell you as the Chief of Police that they take each job... 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 and Matt Dillon. I make this assessment only from viewing the trailer, but the movie... 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 days of excitement left, but Friday night looks like the "go to" night as the... 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 funds. CHEER--Jon Bon Jovi, an American Legion New Jersey Boys State alumnus and famous rock... 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 property is surrounded by unkempt shrubs, and weeds, some higher than six feet tall. The... 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 care for Groatman, who is the grandmother of her husband, Andrew Castagna. Neighbors say Groatman... 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 at this event. The event will begin at 1 pm at Busch Student Center, 604... 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 (DOT) recently began installing specialized computer equipment at a number of intersections on Route 130... 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 team were too old to be playing against us. I thought for sure a couple... Read more →


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

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 Photo credit cnbnews.net 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. GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (May 28,2013)(CNBNewsnet)--As part of the Direct Connection Project the New Jersey Department of Transportation (DOT) recently began installing specialized computer equipment at a number of intersections on Route 130 and Route 68, Camden... Read more →


CNB May 2013 Archives: Bellmawr Native Jason Nark Honored

Nark, Wins Five Awards as Daily News Reporter published May 29,2013 Bellmawr native Jason Nark has won 5 awards from the New Jersey chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, as reported at Philly.com. Jason is a Daily News reporter (previously with the Courier-Post) and is currently living in Blackwood... ...but he was raised in Bellmawr, NJ! The article goes on to say that Jason's 5 awards included two first-place prizes. Jason grew up in Bellmawr, attending Annunciation School, and then Gloucester Catholic. He went on to Rutgers for his bachelor's degree and the University of Penn for his Masters.... Read more →


CNBNews Archives May 2013: BLIGHT IS SPREADING IN GLOUCESTER CITY

Monday, May 27, 2013 “Imagine being the guy living next door to that and trying to sit in his backyard having a burger.” ~Gloucester City Mayor William James (October 3, 2012) CNBNEWS POINT OF VIEW: GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (published May 27,2013)----Last October, Gloucester City Mayor William James, along with Housing Inspector Joe Stecklair, were interviewed by Courier Post reporter Lucas K. Murray about the strict laws the city is enforcing to stop blight. A snippet from that October 3, 2012 article: Town tickets early signs of blight in Gloucester City Gloucester City, you see, won’t stand for overgrown yards, trash... Read more →


Over 16,000 Artifacts of Gloucester City's History in Storage at the New Jersey State Museum

The front page of report (CNBNews graphics file) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 15,2018)--The City of Gloucester City is celebrating its 150th Anniversary of its incorporation this year. Gloucester City was incorporated by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 25, 1868, from the remaining portions of Union Township, which was then dissolved. Additional territory was annexed in 1925 from Centre Township and in 1927 from Haddon Township.[20] The city's name derives from Gloucester, England.[21][22] Gloucester City was founded by the Swedes in 1623 and named Fort Nassau. It is said to be... Read more →


CNB April 2013 ARCHIVES: FEDS INVESTIGATING DRPA, HORIZON ARRIVES, NEW SHOPRITE

BY CNBNEWS STAFF (Published April 22,2013)--DRPA UNDER INVESTIGATION...AGAIN--A Philadelphia grand jury is investigating million of dollars of politically connected “economic-development” spending by the Delaware River Port Authority. DRPA chief executive John Matheussen told the Philadelphia Inquireron April 5, "I can confirm that we have been served with a subpoena by the U.S. Attorney's Office." DRPA, which operates four toll bridges and the PATCO commuter rail line between Philadelphia and South Jersey, spent nearly $500 million over 15 years to underwrite museums, sports stadiums, a concert hall, a cancer center, the Army-Navy football game, and other non-transportation projects. In the immediate... Read more →


CNB APRIL 2013 ARCHIVES: Bellmawr's Sauter Park Has New Playground Equipment

published April 2013 Meandering w/ Mark Matthews: Bellmawr's Sauter Park on Park Drive in the Crescent Park section of town is in the final stages of having new playground equipment installed. Thanks in part to a grant from the Camden County Freeholders plus the hard work of Bellmawr's employees, the project includes tough timber borders, rubber mulch, new climbing equipment, and is positioned to reuse the existing swing frames. On a visit today (4/20/2013) the only things that seemed to remain are putting the swings in place, and some surrounding landscape work. Saturday turned out to be a beautiful spring... Read more →