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Overnight Closure of -295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to Route 42 southbound

(Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced an overnight closure of the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, October 28, until 5 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, October 29,... Read more →


Domestic Violence Incident at Villas Liquor Store

Barricaded Subject in Villas Section of Lower Township Ends Without Incident VILLAS, NJ (October 28, 2020)--On October 27, 2020, at approximately 7:24 PM, members of the Lower Township Police Department responded to the Villas Liquor store for the report of a domestic violence incident. The victim told police that her boyfriend... Read more →


Another Police Shooting in Philadelphia, Riots Breakout

By Christen Smith | The Center Square 3 hrs ago Philadelphia Police responded to four reports of ATM explosions in North Philadelphia between 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and 5 a.m. Wednesday. Police say the suspects were unable to breach the cashbox and steal money, but significant damage was done to the machines.... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering Through the Streets of SJ

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 28, 2020)--Daniel Boggs recently submitted a Letter to the Editor titled "Are The Communities of Gloucester City/Brooklawn Turning Into Slums?". Although we agree with Mr. Boggs about some neighborhoods in Gloucester City having a housing and trash problem the only thing we found walking... Read more →


Let`s Educate More: Police Brutality And Different Peculiar Remakes Of BLM In Other Countries

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 28, 2020)--After the brutal death of George Floyd, the Black Lives Matter movement stirred up society, leaving an indelible mark on history. Apart from highlighting the social issue of racism, it unveiled the problem of police brutality, elevating the level of racist tendencies. Countries and their response to BLM Movement... Read more →


Supporting Local Businesses: Pennsylvania's Most Exciting New Openings

There are plenty of new openings to look forward to in Pennsylvania (Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 28, 2020)--It's never been more important than now to champion our local entrepreneurs. Thankfully for us Pennsylvanians, we have plenty of fresh businesses to choose from. Whether you're after a night at the casino, a cake, and a... Read more →


Home Country: The Autumnal Reasons for Halloween

Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor I think there must be autumnal reasons for Halloween being hued in orange and black. It’s a fun time, a magic evening if you’re a kid, and if you’re a grandpa-type guy, like me, who gets to hand out the goodies. But the colors of this... Read more →


Cooks Are Helping to End World Hunger

Cooks Who Feed is giving people a simple way to take on world hunger this holiday season TORONTO, Canada – (October 27, 2020) – Everyone has food waste, even if we try to be mindful about our purchases and how much we are preparing. While we may all account for a... Read more →


A Guide On Types Of Car Accidents And What You Should Do If Involved In An Car Accident 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 28, 2020)--Many of us are on roads every day due to work or anything else. We might use cars, buses, motorbikes, cycles or we just walk, we are always under a threat of becoming a part of road accidents. This piece of information might be a great source for you... Read more →


2020 MLB Is Packed With Latin American Talent but Who Were Pioneers

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 28, 2020)--The 2020 Major League Baseball regular season and ongoing playoffs are packed with overseas talent. But let’s be more precise. Actually, players from the Latin American nations dominate international players in the league. And it isn’t a novelty. For example, in 2019, MLB registered 485 Latin American players in... Read more →


Overdoses Linked to Heroin Stamp Logos in Paterson; 12d Members of Crips Arrested

Paterson Heroin Stamps TRENTON –Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced arrests of 12 alleged members of a drug network run by a local set of the Crips street gang that was trafficking large amounts of heroin and crack cocaine in a section of Paterson, N.J., that has been plagued by... Read more →


Cooper River Boathouse to Host 2023 NCAA Rowing Championships

(Cherry Hill, NJ) – The Camden County Boathouse has been chosen to host the 2023 NCAA Divisions I, II, and III Women’s Rowing Championships. The announcement was made on Oct. 14, by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The event is one of five NCAA championships awarded to the Philadelphia region... Read more →


Chiropractic Care is the Silver Bullet to Relieve Back Pain

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 28, 2020)--One size does not fit all. This saying holds in various aspects, including medicine and treatment techniques. The human body and its working vary from person to person, and so does the causes of injury. As a result, one cannot use the same treatment type on all the people... Read more →


Camden County has the Lowest Cost of Living in New Jersey

The baseline of $3,224 for the modest monthly cost of living in Camden County lowest in New Jersey The Center Square Oct 2020 (The Center Square) – Residents of New Jersey's Camden County need to make $3,224 every month to maintain a modest standard of living, making it the least expensive... Read more →


Mail-In Ballots Stressing Out Front Line Election Workers Across the State of New Jersey

JEFF PILLETS | OCTOBER 26, 2020 | NJ DECIDES 2020, POLITICS Confusion, suspicion, voter hostility and computer glitches: it’s all in a day’s work for the folks staffing New Jersey’s election boards Credit: (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) A ballot drop box where voters can drop off absentee ballots instead of using the... Read more →


Atlantic County Couple Indicted for Trafficking 14-Year-Old Girl for Sex at a Casino

Third defendant named in the indictment on charges he paid to have sex with the 14-year-old victim Poster in English Poster in Spanish TRENTON –Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a woman and a man from Atlantic County were indicted yesterday by a state grand jury for allegedly trafficking a... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Assist Feds with Arrest of Suspects Involved in Defrauding Banks

The Gloucester Township Police Special Investigations Unit worked with The United States Department of Justice, District of New Jersey and multiple other agencies in the arrest of fourteen people who were charged with scheming to defraud banks and individuals with counterfeit CARES act stimulus checks. Below is the media release from... Read more →


Rowan University Will Receive $625K Plus in Grants for Research/Treatment into Substance Use Disorder

CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced today that Rowan University will receive a total of $625,541 from two federal grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The funding will allow Rowan students to increase treatment for those with substance use disorders and increase... Read more →


MVC Services at Trenton and Rahway

Update TRENTON – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission customers are advised of the following updated information about MVC operations: Since the Trenton Vehicle Center is also a Regional agency, the MVC has determined that both walk-ins AND appointments will be allowed there, starting November 2. The MVC originally included Trenton in... Read more →


CNB Fishing/Hunting NJ: Tips For Fishing Like a Pro

By Paul Bechtel Fisheries Wildlife Worker Bureau of Marine Fisheries October 22, 2020 There are few things that are better in life than the feeling of reeling in what could be a trophy fish. As many saltwater anglers know all too well, there is more to fishing than just simply throwing... Read more →


Water Lowered For Dam Repairs At Two Assunpink WMA Lakes

October 23, 2020 The Division is currently working on two dam repair projects on the Assunpink Wildlife Management Area. Stone Tavern and Rising Sun Lakes have been lowered approximately four feet to provide construction crews access to the dam and water control structures. Concrete work will be completed on the spillways... Read more →


NJBIA Favors Bill Addressing UI Payroll Tax Increase

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 26, 2020)--The New Jersey Business & Industry Association testified in support of legislation that aims to avoid a massive spike in unemployment insurance (UI) payroll taxes in 2021 by way of more manageable payroll tax increases protracted over three years. NJBIA Vice President of Government Affairs Christopher Emigholz told the... Read more →


Dolores H. Schmidt of Bellmawr. Age 96.

Dolores H. Schmidt (nee Maiale), on October 24, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 96. Beloved wife of the late Lawrence for 57 years. Devoted mother of Elaine Martorano (William) and Gary Schmidt (Sharon). Cherished grandmother of William and Angela Martorano and Melissa and Matthew Schmidt. Loving sister of Jeanette and the late... Read more →


Concrete Repairs of Highways in Pennsauken Continues, Expect Traffic Delays and Detours

Route 90 eastbound/Betsy Ross Bridge ramp to John Tipton Boulevard/Suckle Highway/Hylton Road to close in Pennsauken Signed detour will be in place for approximately five weeks (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the ramp from Route 90 eastbound/Betsy Ross Bridge to John Tipton Boulevard/Suckle Highway/Hylton Road... Read more →


A Brief History of the Airsoft Guns

Do you remember the cap guns? These real looking guns used to come with space where you could fit the rolls of paper strip caps. As a kid, it was the dream for most of us to play fight with the help of these cap guns. If you think carefully, the... Read more →


Keith R. Misinkavitch, of Haddon Heights

Keith R. Misinkavitch, suddenly on October 25, 2020, of Haddon Heights, NJ; formerly of S. Phila., PA. Age 48. Beloved husband of Janice (nee Blaser) Misinkavitch. Devoted father of Ruby Misinkavitch. Loving son of Linda (nee Petry) and the late Robert Misinkavitch. Dear son-in-law of Patricia (nee Murray) and Charles Blaser.... Read more →


First Responders Grant Program Offered by South Gas

FOLSOM, NJ, October 26, 2020 – South Jersey Gas, a subsidiary of South Jersey Industries (NYSE: SJI), today announced the kick-off of its annual First Responders Grant Program. Through the program, SJI awards grants to provide critical support for operations conducted by first responder departments. All paid or volunteer fire, emergency... Read more →


Can You Trust Captain Cooks Casino?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 27, 2020)--Captain Cooks is one of the myriad Microgaming casinos you can find today. Still, there are features that allow it to stand out from the crowd. What makes it a reliable operator? Read our review to find out. This casino has been in business since 2000, and it receives... Read more →


Adults Please Protect Yourself with Pneumococcal Vaccines

Many adults may be at increased risk for pneumococcal disease and not know it. Two vaccines provide protection against this serious and sometimes deadly disease. Talk to your clinician to make sure you are up to date on these and other recommended vaccines. Each year in the United States, pneumococcal disease... Read more →


Callie M. "Jay" Boos (nee Smith),of Runnemede

Callie M. "Jay" Boos (nee Smith), on October 25, 2020, of Runnemede, formerly of Fairview. Age 80. Beloved wife of the late David "Butch" Boos for 42 years. Devoted mother of David Boos and John Boos (Jeannette). Loving grandmother of Eric, Jr. and great grandmother of Maggie Lee. Dear sister of... Read more →


55 Tons of Oiled Debris Recovered from Delaware Beaches

DOVER, DELAWARE (Oct. 27, 2020)--The cleanup of an oil spill from an unknown source continues Monday, one week after oil patties first washed ashore on Broadkill Beach and began migrating to other Delaware beaches on both the Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Coast. About 55 tons – enough to fill four... Read more →


McDaniel College Students from NJ Inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society

WESTMINSTER, MD (10/23/2020)-- McDaniel College students were virtually inducted Oct. 18 into the Alpha Lambda Delta national honor society, including: Erin Agnew of Haddonfield (08033) Nicholas Razze of Pitman (08071) Anthony Razze of Pitman (08071) McDaniel students and families participated in a national virtual induction ceremony on Oct. 18 with other... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Corportal Michael Mosiondz Assigned as to Detective Squad

Detective Michael Mosiondz GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ --Effective October 26, 2020, Cpl. Michael Mosiondz shall be assigned as a Detective. Detective Mosiondz started his law enforcement career in Gloucester Township in July 2001, where he attended the Camden County Police Academy Basic Class #37. During his early years working patrol, Det. Mosiondz... Read more →


Albright Students from NJ Certified as Peer Tutors

READING, PA (10/26/2020)-- Sixty one high-performing Albright students have been named peer tutors for the 2020-21 academic year. All Albright tutors are certified by the College Reading and Learning Association's International Tutor Training Program. Tutors from the local community include: Evan Carr of Bordentown, N.J. (08505). A graduate of Bordentown Regional... Read more →


Guest Opinion: A.G. Barr Joins 11 States Release Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google

Eric Peterson / The Pelican Institute Oct 23, 2020 This week, Attorney General Bill Barr joined attorneys general from 11 other states, including Louisiana, in releasing their much-anticipated antitrust lawsuit against Google. The 64-page lawsuit lays out a series of claims against Google for its alleged violation of American antitrust laws.... Read more →


BluePearl Emergency Pet Hospital List Tips to Keep Your Pets Warm in the Winter

An Artic blast—the most significant of the season—is poised to send temperatures plunging in much of the western and central U.S. this week. As the icy air mass settles and possible rounds of snow fall across parts of the Upper Midwest, veterinarians at BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital are advising... Read more →


Pellet Gun Located in Bus Stop Trash Can Located in North Cape May

NORTH CAPE MAY NJ (October 26, 2020)--On October 25, 2020, at approximately 7:40 am, officers from the Lower Township Police Department were dispatched to the area of a bus stop in front of the Wawa located at 3719 Bayshore Road in the North Cape May section of Lower Township, for a... Read more →


Jordan S. Steel, of Mount Ephraim Lost His Battle with Addiction; He was 37 Years Old

Jordan S. Steel lost his battle with addiction at the age of 37, after being nearly two years sober. He passed on Friday, October 23, 2020. Tattoos have a power and a magic all on their own. They decorate the body, but also enhance the soul. Jordan’s soul was abundantly filled... Read more →


Joan Tassi (nee O'Hanlon), of Bellmawr

Joan Tassi (nee O'Hanlon), on October 25, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 85. Beloved wife of Henry Tassi for 63 years. Devoted mother of Mark Tassi. Relatives and friends are invited to her service at New St. Mary's Mausoleum, 515 W. Browning Rd., Bellmawr, NJ 08031 at 1pm on Monday, November 2,... Read more →


U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee: Did Amtrak Give Perks to Biden

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Republicans on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee want to know whether Amtrak gave Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden special treatment. In a letter to Amtrak President and Chief Executive Officer William Flynn, the lawmakers ask whether the former... Read more →


Video: Courage and Conviction, The True Story of Christopher Columbus

Courage and Conviction: The True Story of Christopher Columbus is a thorough examination of the life and legacy of the fearless discoverer of America. Through expert interviews and archival footage, we look at the origins of Columbus Day and the symbolic role that Columbus has for Catholic immigrants, especially Italian Americans.... Read more →


Eligibility Update for Rental Assistance Grant

CAMDEN CITY, NJ--The Camden County Freeholder Board launched a new program aimed at supporting renters at risk of losing their homes or facing an eviction threat due to lost employment or income caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Camden County Rental Assistance Program makes available up to six months of back... Read more →


Tried and Tested Decorating Tips for Your Bedroom

Are you bored with your bedroom design scheme? Well here’s news for you. There are options for bringing new life into your room without compromising on the space. You do not have to squeeze in heavy, statement furniture into your compressed space. Instead, you can maximize and keep the bedroom clean... Read more →


Veteran, Age 78, Prosecuted for Allegedly Taking Photos of American Flags at Veterans Affairs Park

Judicial Watch Statement on Ninth Circuit Decision Regarding Appeals Court overturns trial court and finds VA police officers entitled to ‘qualified immunity’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued the following statement in response to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision granting qualified immunity to VA police officers... Read more →


PSE&G Continuing Repairs Throughout Riverview Heights and Highland Park

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ(CNBNewsnet)--Crews from PSE&G will be working in the Riverview Heights and Highland Park areas of the city replacing and upgrading utility poles. As a result expert detours, road closures, lane shifts. A letter explaining the upcoming construction was delivered to residents living in those areas last week. A copy... Read more →


CNB Travel: Are there travel restrictions to or from New Jersey?

Which states are on the travel advisory list? Last Updated: 10/20/2020 New Jersey welcomes travel to and from our state. However, to save lives and prevent the spread of CO VID-19, the State has issued an incoming travel advisory that all individuals entering New Jersey from states with a significant spread... Read more →


Business Survival: How to Adapt to New Technologies

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 26, 2020)--Businesses of every size must update their technologies to compete with their rivals and drive productivity. While many large companies might have an extensive IT department and a big budget to quickly introduce new technologies and processes, smaller enterprises may need a little more assistance. If you want to... Read more →


Top 8 Halloween themed slots

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 26, 2020)--Halloween is one of the most-awaited and popular celebrations across the United States, and people of all ages enjoy it. And Oct. 31 is just around the corner. The All Saints’ Eve is also observed in many other countries, and it marks the remembering of the dead – that... Read more →


Lillian V. Stone (nee Parker), "Zoni" of Brooklawn

Lillian V. Stone (nee Parker), "Zoni", on October 23, 2020, of Brooklawn. Age 71. Beloved wife of William M. Stone, Sr. for 42 years. Devoted mother of Tom Stone (Rochelle), Joy Stone (Hal), William M. Stone III, and the late Holli, Tommy, Jr., and Little Bill Jr. Loving grandmother of Tommy,... Read more →


Octavius Williams of Beverly City Fatally Shot at Public Housing Project 

BEVERLY CITY – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Beverly City Public Safety Director Rich Wolbert announced that a 32-year-old city man was fatally shot last night outside of the Delacove Homes public housing project. Beverly City police officers were called to the complex on a report of a shooting at... Read more →