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DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND , EXPANDING FREE PLAZA EVENT SERIES SHOWCASING PHILLY ARTISTS (Philadelphia, PA, May, 2022) –– Due to popular demand, the Kimmel Cultural Campus expands its new FREE Plaza performance series with Family Fundays, designed to engage family audiences through playful arts presentations and interactive activities. The new family-oriented events join the lineup of FREE Plaza activities announced earlier this year, including Happy Hour Sessions, Lunchtime Unplugged, and Nightlife at the Kimmel. Taking place under the Kimmel Center’s soaring 150-foot vaulted roof in the Plaza and adding to an already-full roster of more than two thousand events annually,... Read more →

Four Dogs Vying for the Next Clean Water Spokesdog

Clean Water Spokesdog Competition Underway WILMINGTON — Four dogs from four different Philadelphia animal shelters are all vying for the chance to be the next Clean Water Spokesdog. Who will it be? Let the people decide! The 2022 Clean Water Spokesdog Competition is underway. Through May 31, people will have the chance to vote for their favorite dog to be the Philadelphia Water Department’s (PWD) new Spokesdog for clean water and Water Woman’s sidekick. Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE) and PWD have collaborated with four Philadelphia animal shelters for the contest — Morris Animal Refuge, Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society... Read more →

GCHS v GHS Alumni Softball Game Tonight at 6 PM at Johnson Blvd LL Field


The American Heart Association Spring Walk Saturday, May 21

Southern NJ – The Spring Heart Walk will be led by Anthony Suppa and Jake Ottinger of South State Inc on Saturday, May 21st, 2022 The American Heart Association program supports employees’ overall health and wellbeing. Southern, NJ May 12, 2022 — The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on ensuring longer, healthier lives for all, has named not one but two co-chairs, Anthony Suppa and Jake Ottinger from South State Inc., as chairmen for the Spring Heart Walk. In this role, Suppa and Ottinger are charged with a $100,000.00 fundraising goal to support the lifesaving work... Read more →

An Evening with George Washington

On June 1, George Washington is coming to South Jersey to build excitement for The Skirmish (June 4’s annual reenactment of ambushes by the Continental militia in Haddonfield). An Evening with George Washington June 1 at 7 p.m. Haddonfield Borough Hall During “An Evening with George Washington,” professional actor and historical interpreter Doug Thomas will recount some of the most important moments from the struggle for American independence, as well as Washington’s key values: Honesty and the Rules of Civility. This event is part of The American Revolution in Our Communities series, a partnership between Camden County College and the... Read more →

Philadelphia Happenings and Events

29 Things to Do for Memorial Day Weekend in Greater Philadelphia INCLUDING THE VISIT PHILADELPHIA KICKOFF-TO-SUMMER FIREWORKS SHOW READ MORE The Best Things to Do with Kids in Greater Philadelphia TIME TO GET THOSE COOPED-UP KIDS OUT AND ABOUT READ MORE Greater Philadelphia's Top Beer Gardens for 2022 BEER AND BRAMBLES? FLOWERS AND FLUIDS? LOOK, JUST GO DRINK AT THESE SPOTS READ MORE 25 Things to Do in Philadelphia and the Countryside This Week & Weekend YOUR WEEKLY RESOURCE FOR ALL THINGS PHILLY READ MORE What to Expect at the Reimagined Pride March & Festival This June CELEBRATING THE 50TH... Read more →

Back In The Day Video: Camden City And The Movies

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (CNBNEWSNET) The Stanley Movie theater was one of the most popular places to take your family or your date for an evening of entertainment. Great memories of the plush red seats that reclined, an upstairs balcony for smooching with your girlfriend, and the aroma of popcorn being popped. In the mid-1950s students from St. Mary's Grammar School were bussed from the school in Gloucester City to that theater to see Ben Hur and the 10 Commandments starring Charleton Heston. In the video below Allen F. Haus, the author of the book South Jersey Movie House, talks about... Read more →

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: The Healing Touch of Flowers

What has happened to the committee who decorates our city with flowers in the spring? Beautiful urns were purchased a few years back and they sit empty. There used to be beautiful hanging baskets on Monmouth St but I don’t see them any longer. I see other small communities, i.e. Westville with their urns/vessels decorated with beautiful spring flowers, but not Gloucester City. All I see is trash cans, sometimes empty, sometimes filled with trash, otherwise the trash is on the sidewalk or in the gutters. If I recall, flowers make us smile, make us happy, cheer us up when... Read more →

*GCHS Pub and Grub Saturday, May 21

Gloucester Catholic's (GCHS) annual Rams Pub and Grub will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at the Patrick Peyton Athletic Complex in Sewell, NJ, from 2 pm to 8 pm. Join us for a day of food, fun and family! There will be a number of food trucks, activities, entertainment and much more! See details below! Read more →

GREAT SCHOOLS: Plantation Tours AND U.S. Slavery A Good Teaching Tool As Long As The Lessons are Honest

Amy Potter & Derek H. Alderman GREAT SCHOOLS (This story is adapted from an article that originally appeared in The Conversation on March 15, 2022, by Amy Potter, Associate Professor of Geography at Georgia Southern University, and Derek H. Alderman, Professor of Geography at the University of Tennessee.) Whether they know it or not, kids have recently become the eye of the storm for an adult culture war over how we understand race in our country. State legislatures across the U.S. are cracking down on discussions of race and racism in the classroom. School boards are attempting to ban books... Read more →

DOVER COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic to Help Local Latino Community Get Vaccinated

Dover, NJ – On Thursday May 19, Club Colombia is hosting a vaccination clinic as part of Hispanic Access Foundation’s ‘Unity in Community’ Project in partnership with the Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The FREE clinic will be offering the initial doses of all vaccines, as well as the booster to its nearby community. The past couple of years have shown just how much the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted Latino communities. The organization decided to launch this program to help improve the livelihood of Latinos across the nation.... Read more →

Cricket Betting in UK: A Brief History

Meta: A short summary on ways in which cricket betting panned out in the United Kingdom within the course of time. Read more. Cricket is one among the oldest sports prevalent throughout the UK which is considered to have originated during the late 16th century. Earlier it was known by the name Creckett especially in Southern England which is the birthplace of the great game. History tells us that the game was extremely old as there are several references that suggest it was present during the 1530s. The sport had gone through several transitions over the years and more and... Read more →

GOOD NEWS: Cumberland County Student Recognized in PDFNJ’s Statewide 4th Grade Folder Contest

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, NJ — Young people are using their artistic talents to encourage their peers to live a healthy substance-free lifestyle as part of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s (PDFNJ) Design a Fourth Grade Folder contest. Nearly 3,000 fourth grade students from all 21 counties in New Jersey entered the contest, but only 33 earned recognition at the program’s virtual award ceremony held on Tuesday, May 3. Aubrey Monahan of Elizabeth F. Moore Elementary School in Bridgeton was selected as a finalist in the competition. The virtual awards ceremony honored each of the finalists, allowing them to showcase... Read more →

The Battleship New Jersey America's Most Decorated

USS New Jersey (BB-62) – United States Navy Battleship The Battleship New Jersey Museum & Memorial regularly ranks as one of the best museums in NJ, one of the best things to do in Philadelphia, and serves as an entertaining attraction in New Jersey for families. Not only do you see exhibits of artifacts from the largest battleship’s past, but you are put into the exhibit as you go through the tour route. Sit in the chair from which Admiral Halsey commanded the biggest battleship and the 5th Fleet. Stretch out on the bunks where the sailors slept. Climb into... Read more →

Volunteers Are Needed for Rams' Pub and Grub

Kathy Suckiel and her GCHS Pub and Grub committee are in need of some help on the day of the event, May 21st, at the Patrick Peyton Athletic Complex. Jobs are listed below. Please email Kathy at sksuckiel18@comcast.net to sign up for a job and a time slot. Pub and Grub Jobs: Parking attendant Start time 1:30 - 7:00pm Direct cars to parking lot Direct event attendees to ID Tent Raffle Ticket Sellers Start time 1:30 - 7:45pm Offer 50/50 raffle tickets and/or Cornhole Set raffle tickets to event attendees. Take money from attendee and give correct number of tickets... 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 →

Partnership for a Drug Free NJ Honors 4th Grade Cumberland County Student

RELATED: So Who is George Merryfield ? Statewide Fourth Grade Folder Contest CUMBERLAND COUNTY, NJ — Young people are using their artistic talents to encourage their peers to live a healthy substance-free lifestyle as part of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s (PDFNJ) Design a Fourth Grade Folder contest. Nearly 3,000 fourth grade students from all 21 counties in New Jersey entered the contest, but only 33 earned recognition at the program’s virtual award ceremony held on Tuesday, May 3. Aubrey Monahan of Elizabeth F. Moore Elementary School in Bridgeton was selected as a finalist in the competition. The... Read more →

Attention Gloucester City Residents! Tuesday Trash Pickup Is Delayed Until Wednesday

TUESDAY TRASH PICKUP DELAYED UNTIL BAD NEWS! WEDNESDAY LAST UPDATED: MAY 10, 2022 - 9:36AM For the second day in a row trash pickup has been delayed. The reason given by the City of Gloucester City is that the contractor had a high number of callouts. As such all trash pickups scheduled for today (Tuesday) will be delayed until tomorrow (Wednesday). The City is hoping the rest of the week stays on a normal schedule and promised to advised residents as soon as they know. RELATED CATEGORY CITY OF GLOUCESTER CITY GLOUCESTER CITY NEWS 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 RELATED: So Who is George Merryfield ? The new face of fentanyl addiction: Kati's story Read more →

COMMUNITY EVENTS: Y.A.L.E. School Hosts Second Annual Tri-State DisAbility Art Show

More than 300 Original Works by Students with Disabilities from Region Displayed Cherry Hill, N.J. – Y.A.L.E. School NJ, serving students with disabilities, recently hosted the Second Annual Tri-State DisAbility Art Show, a chance for students with disabilities ages 3-21 with an IEP or 504 Plan to showcase their original artwork including paintings, sculptures, mixed media displays and more. The exhibit featured more than 300 works of art created by students from over 30 public and private schools across New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware, including submissions from as far as Elizabeth and Pittsburgh. Participating artists encompassed those with autism spectrum... Read more →

CNBNews: Appel Farm Arts/Music Center ArtsFest 2022

Elmer, NJ -- Appel Farm Arts & Music Center announces ArtsFest 2022, which will be held at Appel Farm on Saturday, May 21, 2022, from 10 am - 3:30 pm. This event is free and open to the public. ArtsFest is a celebration of the center’s many exciting art-making and arts education activities that have happened live and online this past year, and a chance for Appel Farm’s many partners and members of the community to come together to experience fun, hands-on arts workshops, performances, exhibits and more! Participating partners include Creativity CoLaboratory Charter School, Families to College, Scholastic Art... Read more →

Annual Coast Guard Community Festival, May 7

CAPE MAY, N.J. – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May and the Cape May County Coast Guard Community Foundation are scheduled to hold the annual Coast Guard Community Festival, Saturday, May 7, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., at the base. The event is free and open to the public. “We are excited to resume the tradition of hosting the annual Coast Guard Community Festival after two years of having to cancel the event due to Covid-19,” said Capt. Kathy Felger, the commanding officer of Training Center Cape May. “Our partnership with the foundation allows us to celebrate one... Read more →

Beef and Beer Benefit to Help Hammonton Volunteer Fireman Domenick Digiovannangelo

Hammonton, NJ - For the last 22 years Domenick DiGiovannangelo has been serving the community as a volunteer firefighter with the Hammonton Fire Department and the Independent Vol. Fire Co. 2. In addition to his time served with Hammonton, Domenick previously served 15 years with the Winslow Township Fire Department’s Elm Fire Company. Besides serving as a senior firefighter and mentor to many of the younger members, Domenick is currently serving as Assistant Chief of the Hammonton Fire Department. Earlier this year Domenick was diagnosed with end-stage heart failure and a cancerous tumor for which he is currently undergoing aggressive... Read more →

National Teacher Appreciation Week (May 1-7) A Time To Show Your Gratitude

By Peter G. Sánchez The Catholic Star Herald Thomas Iacovone Jr., principal of Gloucester Catholic High School, recalls a moment earlier this year when during senior night for the girls’ basketball team, one student’s parents were unable to attend. Gloucestercitynews.net files Two teachers, acting as proxies, escorted the young woman onto the court with flowers in support of her accomplishments. “The teachers are always here for the students,” Iacovone said, adding that their actions show young people they are worthy of dignity, love and respect. Iacovone’s story was just one of many examples shared from within the Diocese of Camden... Read more →

Woman Drives Vehicle Off of Freedom Pier into Delaware River; Police, EMT, Firemen Respond to the Scene in Gloucester City

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ -Rescue personnel search the vehicle to see if anyone else was inside of it. The driver, a woman drove her vehicle off of Freedom Pier, King and Cumberland Sts., Gloucester City. She was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. At this time her condition is not known. Also not known is how the accident happened. (Image courtesy of https://6abc.com ) The driver of the vehicle jumped the curb and crashed through the iron fence before her vehicle fell into the Delaware River. A concrete barrier has been placed where the fence was broken. (CNBNews photo) GLOUCESTER... Read more →

I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve and Route 42 northbound Lanes, Exit 1B to be Closed/Detoured Monday Night

Overnight closures necessary to repair attenuators (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the overnight closure of the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound, and the closure of Route 42 northbound lanes and Exit 1B to I-295 northbound for emergency guiderail and attenuator repairs as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. I-295 southbound closure NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., will close the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound, also known as Al-Jo's Curve beginning at 9 p.m. Monday, April 25 until 6 a.m. Tuesday, April... Read more →

Father’s Groups Help Advance Pennsylvania Bill Supporting Greater Father Involvement

Dads’ Resource Center is partnering with others to help remove barriers fathers face STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania – (April 2022) – Many people are not familiar with how the court, county, and human services systems unnecessarily hinder father family involvement. On behalf of the children who lose out on their chance to have their fathers involved in their lives, organizations such as the Dads’ Resource Center are shedding light on the impediments placed on dads struggling to be in the lives of their children. Due to their dedication and hard work, Pennsylvania is on the path to establishing a committee that... Read more →

Gloucester Township Hockey Alliance Tournament April 23rd to May 1st

Gloucester Township Police Traffic Advisory- Beginning Saturday, April 23rd through May 1st, the Gloucester Township Hockey Alliance is hosting the 2022 NSHA-GTHA Nationals tournament. The tournament will be taking place at the Gloucester Township Marge Martin Sports Complex located at 430 Woodbury-Turnersville Road in the Lakeland Section. Next Two Weekends: Drivers in the area may experience minor delays on Saturday April 23rd and Sunday 24th, then again on Saturday April 30th and Sunday May 1st, between the hours of 8:00 am and 10:00 pm. Upcoming Weekdays: From Monday April 25th through Friday April 29th, delays may occur between 5:00 pm... Read more →

Gloucester County Officials Attend Events Throughout SJ

Gloucester County Commissioner Nicholas DeSilvio attended the Franklin Township Little League Opening Day. The league named their field in memory of George Harrison and opening pitches were made by his 4 children, while his wife Heather stood in for George while the All-Star team was acknowledged. Franklin Township Little League offers baseball and softball to children from age 4 to 16 years old. The little league is run strictly by volunteers and almost exclusively on the funds collected from fundraisers, donations, and registration fees. Commissioner Jim Jefferson joined Angels of God Community Outreach and their purple army to assemble 1,200... Read more →

NJ to Invest $6 Million More in Vehicle Electrification Funds; Investment Will Purchase Electric Trucks

Investment Will Purchase Electric Trucks In Overburdened Communities To Help Improve Air Quality (22/P20) TRENTON – Furthering its commitment to protecting all New Jerseyans from the worsening impacts of climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector, the Murphy Administration is announcing an additional $6 million investment to offset the cost of electric trucks in vulnerable communities, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced today. Leveraging proceeds from New Jersey’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the additional $6.6 million investment will offset the cost of 16 new electric vehicles that include garbage... Read more →

Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation (ARVF) to Kick-Off it’s Celebratory 20th Anniversary Year 

Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation's Food, Wine & Craft Beer Tasting Night & Art Expo 4/28 6pm The Mansion, Voorhees Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation Will Toast its 20th Anniversary Year with a Food, Wine, & Craft Beer Tasting Night, and Art Expo South Jersey & local area residents are invited to charity event on Thursday, April 28, 2022, to benefit hospitalized children battling cancer & other life-threatening illnesses. COMMUNITY EVENTS Voorhees, NJ – The Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation (ARVF) will officially kick-off it’s celebratory 20th Anniversary Year with a delicious night of tasting on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 6:00pm indoors... Read more →


Rothman Roller Rink Join us on Friday, April 22 at 11:30 a.m., for the grand opening of the Rothman Orthopaedics Roller Rink in Dilworth Park. The colorful, retro-inspired rink will bring old-school cool to the park with a vibrant check board floor and an overhead installation of multi-colored beach balls. Local skate troupe, Great on Skates, will keep the energy high as they perform following a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The first skate session will begin at 12:15 p.m. on opening day. Admission will be $8 for children 10 and younger and $10 for adults. Skate rental is $5. Also, on Mondays... Read more →

Assembly Majority Leader, Louis Greenwald, Visits Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County

Learns about Club programming and youth issues Glassboro, NJ – Staff, Board Members, and youth at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County’s Glassboro location welcomed Assembly Majority Leader Louis Greenwald on April 11, 2022, with a Club tour. He also got the chance to speak directly to Club members to learn more about the issues and challenges facing America’s youth today. “Clubs like ours have a unique role as community leaders in providing valuable afterschool programs to our country’s youth that enable them to achieve great futures,” said Patricia Withington, CEO. “Every day, Clubs provide kids and teens... Read more →

Camden County Entertainment at Scottish Rite Auditorium

Hot Tuna Acoustic - April 20th An Acoustic Performance You Wont Want to Miss Presented by the Camden County Board of Commissioners in association with BRE Presents and the Borough of Collingswood, the Scottish Rite Auditorium welcomes Hot Tuna Acoustic on Wednesday, April 20th. Doors open at 6:30 PM, showtime at 7:30 PM. Hot Tuna is an American blues rock band formed in 1969 by former Jefferson Airplane members Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady. Although it has always been a fluid aggregation, with musicians coming and going over the years, the band's center has always been Kaukonen and Casady's ongoing... Read more →

Boys and Girls Clubs of Gloucester County Swing for Kids Golf Outing June 7 at Scotland Run

Glassboro, NJ, April 12, 2022(CNBNews) – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County is holding its 13th Annual “Swing for Kids” Golf Outing fundraising event on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. The event will take place at Scotland Run Golf Club in Williamstown, New Jersey from 11:30AM to 7:00 PM. There are a multitude of sponsorship opportunities available, ranging in price from $275 to $10,000. Golfers can also choose to register individually or as a foursome to play on the day of the event. The funds raised during the Golf Outing will help to support important programming for the organization’s... Read more →

“Get In The Game, Save a Life. Be The Match” Registry Drive Wednesday, April 20 at Rowan U.

GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan University football team will hold its annual donor registry drive as part of the “Get In The Game (GITG). Save a Life. Be The Match” Registry Drive on Wednesday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the University’s Chamberlain Student Center (second floor). This marks the 14th year that the Profs have partnered with the Andy Talley Bone Marrow Foundation and Be The Match, which aims to add potential donors to the Be the Match Registry. Rowan is one of nearly 200 college and university football teams helping to save lives through the... Read more →

Statewide recognition for the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons

Pandemic Spurs Kiwanis Service Program HADDONFIELD: COVID-19 spurred new and meaningful community service projects resulting in statewide recognition for the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons. “During 2021, we successfully pivoted our service program to increase community involvement with a combination of in-person socially distant projects and work-at-home service projects,” noted club immediate past president Harvey Lermack. The Distinguished Club Award was bestowed upon the club at an April 2 ceremony of the New Jersey District of Kiwanis by 2020-21 NJ District Kiwanis Governor Joseph Giordano. Club President Janet Boris, a Boy Scout District Executive, achieved the Distinguished President Award and... Read more →

Tri-State DisAbility Art Show Opens April 29

Celebrating Art, Autism Awareness Month, and the Creativity of Local Youth with Disabilities Cherry Hill, N.J. – Y.A.L.E. School NJ, serving students with disabilities aged 3 to 21, will host the Second Annual Tri-State Disability Art Show on April 29 & 30 in celebration of Autism Awareness Month. The Art Show will accept artwork including paintings, sculptures, mixed media displays, and more from students with disabilities in grades K-12 and ages 18-21 with an IEP or 504 Plan. The program is open to public and private schools from across New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. “This fabulous program unites students with... Read more →

Gloucester County Annual Kitten Shower April 30

(Clayton, NJ) -- The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners announced that the Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) will be hosting their second annual Kitten Shower on Saturday, April 30 from noon to 3 p.m. to celebrate the upcoming arrival of kitten season. Director Frank J. DiMarco said, "In the next few weeks the shelter will inundated with cats and kittens. Following the tradition of the baby shower, the kitten shower is a great way to help the Animal Shelter get everything they need to welcome and care for new kittens.” There will be refreshments, activities for children, information on fostering... Read more →

Red Bank Battlefield Spring Festival Saturday

(National Park, NJ)- Step back in time for a day of history and family fun at the annual Red Bank Battlefield Spring Festival on Saturday, April 9 from noon until 4 p.m. The event is free for all to attend. Director Frank J. DiMarco said, “The annual Spring Festival is a great way to enjoy springtime in Gloucester County. There’s something for everyone to enjoy at the event, from games and crafts for children, a petting zoo, and colonial demonstrations to food and unique vendors.” Colonial demonstrations include labor saving inventions, candle making, military life, magic shows at 1:30 and... Read more →

Clem Mulligan Sports Complex Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Saturday,

Lower Township will officially reopen Clem Mulligan Sports Complex during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday, April 9, 2022. Members of the Lower Township Council and local dignitaries will speak at 9 a.m. and the red ribbon will officially be cut to open the park at 9:30 a.m. The Clem Mulligan Sports Complex is located on Mowery Avenue between Caroline and Bates Avenues in Villas. The park has been a popular place for the community and was the site of much-needed upgrades and more recreational amenities to continue to provide a safe space for the township’s residents and visitors to enjoy more... Read more →

Daughters Grieving the Loss of their Mother Support Group Beginning in April

Mount Laurel, NJ – The connection between a mother and her daughter is a complex and special relationship. When a mother passes away, adult daughters may struggle with feelings of grief, guilt and loneliness at the loss of someone who is both a mentor and a friend. The Samaritan Center for Grief Support is providing a six-week online Daughters Without Mothers support group for adult women grieving the loss of their mother. This online workshop is complimentary and facilitated by trained bereavement professionals who will offer grief education and tips for treating yourself with compassion. Most importantly, the group will... 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 →

Bridgeway Announces Return of Annual Chairperson’s Dinner at New Union Facility

UNION, N.J., April 5, 2022 – Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, New Jersey’s leading nonprofit mental health rehabilitation and recovery organization, will host its Annual Chairperson’s Dinner on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 373 Clermont Terrace in Union, N.J., the new headquarters of Bridgeway Behavioral Health Services. “In February, Bridgeway and members of the community helped cut the ribbon on our new multi-use headquarters, a beacon of Bridgeway’s growth into a new model of integrated behavioral and physical health care delivery,” said Anthony Perez, President, Bridgeway Board of Trustees. “After a two-year hiatus caused by the pandemic, our Leadership and Board are... Read more →

Mobile MVC coming to Voorhees Town Center April 5

The Voorhees Township Police Department announced today that the Mobile MVC is coming to the community on Tuesday, April 5 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Agency on Wheels offers drivers license renewal, ID cards, registrations, license plate surrender, placards and examination permits. For above services, please email ddorto@voorheesnj.com to schedule an appointment. Vehicle inspections will be available, no appointment needed. 2400 Voorhees Town Center, at Macy's parking lot on Somerdale Road across from Osage School. Address/Location Township of Voorhees 2400 Voorhees Town Center Voorhees Township, NJ 08043 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-429-7757 Read more →

Demountable Concepts Presenting Sponsor for Virtual 5K Run/Walkathon Event

GLASSBORO COMPANY, DEMOUNTABLE CONCEPTS, IS THE PRESENTING SPONSOR FOR THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF GLOUCESTER COUNTY’S 2022 VIRTUAL 5K RUN/WALKATHON GLASSBORO, NJ- March 28, 2022- Demountable Concepts, a local company with the goal to provide a better alternative to fixed-body delivery trucks, is the Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County’s Presenting Sponsor for its Virtual 5K Run/Walkathon event. The $5,000 presenting sponsorship is just one of many contributions Demountable Concepts makes to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County (BGCGC) each year to aid in the organization’s mission of inspiring and enabling all young people to reach... Read more →

CNB Entertainment: Red Bank Battlefield Spring Festival coming this April

(National Park, NJ)- Step back in time for a day of history and family fun at the annual Red Bank Battlefield Spring Festival on Saturday, April 9 from noon until 4 p.m. The event is free for all to attend. Director Frank J. DiMarco said, “The annual Spring Festival is a great way to enjoy springtime in Gloucester County. There’s something for everyone to enjoy at the event, from games and crafts for children, a petting zoo, and colonial demonstrations to food and unique vendors.” Colonial demonstrations include labor-saving inventions, candle-making, military life, magic shows at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.,... Read more →

THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: Are You in the Middle Class?

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Contributor A list was recently printed in businessinsider.com. It gave the incomes needed to be considered "middle class" in each of the 50 states. The range is very wide but the parameters consider a town such as Gloucester City to be lower middle class while Voorhees or Haddonfield are considered higher middle class. Listed below are only a few states which stood out. New Jersey? For once we aren't the most expensive state; we came in second. The incomes listed below are for two people in a family. Alabama $30,000 to $115,000 Mississippi $34,818 to $103,354... Read more →