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Gloucester County Job Fair, October 15

(Sewell, NJ)-Gloucester County will hold a Mega Job Fair on Friday, October 15 from 9 a.m. to noon at the RCSJ Gymnasium. The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and Workforce Development Board (WDB) encourage residents to attend and to dress for success, bring copies of their resume and prepare for on the spot interviews. “The Mega Job Fair is a great opportunity to see all of the employers that have opportunities across the county. Whether you’re searching for a service industry job, tech job or maybe a position in healthcare, full time or part time positions are available,” said Commissioner... Read more →

LOOKING FOR THE PURR-FECT PET? Visit the Gloucester County Animal Shelter

Raleigh (Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) is open for animal lovers to walk through our kennels. We are open to view and/or adopt an animal Tuesday through Thursday 12 Noon - 7PM and Friday & Saturday 12 Noon - 4PM. The Adoption Office is closed on Sunday's, Monday's and all major holidays. An approved application is not required to walk through the kennel, but we do encourage you to fill an application out prior to arrival just in case you would like to meet an animal available for adoption. “We have so many animals available for adoption at... Read more →

Gloucester Township Police Seeking Public's Help with Locating Driver who Failed to Stop

This GTPD Crime Stoppers VIDEO can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/H9nGEIs7E24 On Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 2:52 AM a Gloucester Township Police Patrolman observed the pictured silver in color 1999 to 2002 Chevy Silverado Pickup exit the Lakeview Apartments onto Lower Landing Road with the rear license plate covered by black cardboard. The Officer pulled over vehicle onto Lower Landing Road, which took off at a high rate of speed after the Officer exited his vehicle. The fleeing vehicle sped into a residential neighborhood, in which the Officer did not pursue. After reviewing body camera and dash camera video, the... Read more →

Scathing Report Reveals New Jersey Parole Board Fails Citizens

Lack of Oversight and Due Process Findings Provide Timely Credence for Sundiata Acoli Release TRENTON, NJ — In a scathing report to public defenders across the state, the New Jersey Office of the Public Defender (OPD) Parole Project said the state’s Parole Board consistently fails to uphold its state-mandate to release parole-eligible applicants. The report lends new heft behind the efforts by the Bring Sundiata Acoli Home Alliance, a grassroots effort to have Sundiata Acoli regain his freedom. Acoli, age 84, has been imprisoned since 1973 yet is eligible for parole since 1993. The Parole Board has denied his release... Read more →

New Willow Place traffic pattern to take effect next week in Bellmawr

in advance of traffic shift onto temporary Browning Road Bridge Willow Place to connect to Victory Drive and be one-way from Browning Road (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a traffic pattern change for Willow Place in advance of a traffic shift onto the temporary Browning Road Bridge as part of the Direct Connect project in Bellmawr, Camden County. On Monday afternoon, October 11, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to implement a new traffic pattern on Willow Place in Bellmawr in advance of a traffic shift onto the temporary Browning Road Bridge, which... Read more →

SHORT TEMPERS: Schools Across the Country Struggle with Behavior as Students Return

Gloucester High School, Gloucester City, NJ (CNBNews photo credit) Kalyn Belsha, Chalkbeat Alyssa Rodriguez expected a rocky readjustment this school year. The Chicago social worker figured she’d see more students who felt anxious, frustrated by their schoolwork, or disoriented by unfamiliar routines. A month into school, she says she underestimated the challenge ahead. Student behavior referrals are up, as middle schoolers hurt each others’ feelings with comments they’d usually only be bold enough to say online. She and other social workers have seen more verbal and physical fights, and worried parents are calling with concerns about their child’s shorter-than-usual temper.... Read more →

5K Run and 1 mile Fun Run/Walk Saturday at Cooper River Park from 9-11 AM

Tomorrow’s weather is looking perfect for the 9/11 Heroes Run –Hope to see you there! A great event and a great way to honor and remember our heroes that gave their lives on 9/11, and all the first responders and military personnel that have made the ultimate sacrifice. " Dawn M. Ragan, Executive Director Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund 162 W. White Horse Pike Berlin, NJ 08009 (856)768-9656 www.camdencountyhero.com You don’t have to be a hero to keep a dream alive… Read more →

GUEST OPINION: Abortion-By-Hanger Deemed Safe 

September 30, 2021 Bill Donahue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the 2021 Women's March on Washington which will be held on Oct. 2nd. [Note: This news release contains graphic language.] According to the organizers of this year's Women's March on Washington, there is nothing dangerous, scary or harmful about a pregnant woman inserting a wire hanger into her vagina to kill her child. That's why those who show up with a hanger, or hanger imagery, will get booted, even if their purpose is to protest abortion-law restrictions. A pregnancy at 39 weeks or at full... Read more →

New Treatment for Mast Cell Tumors in Dogs

November 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the approval of Stelfonta (tigilanol tiglate injection) to treat dogs with non-metastatic, skin-based (cutaneous) mast cell tumors (MCTs). The FDA is also approving Stelfonta to treat non-metastatic MCTs located under the dog’s skin (subcutaneous), in particular areas of a dog’s leg. Stelfonta is injected directly into the MCT (intratumoral injection). Stelfonta works by activating a protein that spreads throughout the treated tumor, which disintegrates tumor cells. Peyton Cleary “This is the first approval for an intratumoral injection to treat non-metastatic mast cell tumors in dogs,” said Steven M. Solomon, D.V.M., M.P.H.,... Read more →

Karen Elenor Mader, 64, of West Deptford

Karen Elenor Mader, 64, of West Deptford, NJ left this world suddenly on September 13, 2021. Spunky, Karen was born to Charles and Madeline Mader on October 19,1956 in Woodbury, NJ. Karen and her siblings; Billy, Charlie, Joe, Cookie, Sis and Coleen always managed to keep their parents and each other on their toes. Karen’s happiest moments were when she was with her grandchildren; Eric, Nicholas Justin, Lexus and Nova acting silly and creating fun games. Karen’s antics will be missed dearly by her children; Melissa and Danielle. Karen was also sadly predeceased by her daughter Nichole. A celebration of... Read more →

Rowan Volleyball Begins NJAC Play with Win over William Paterson

WAYNE, N.J. -- Rowan kicked off New Jersey Athletic Conference play with a 3-0 win at William Paterson on Tuesday evening. Set scores were 25-20, 25-20, and 25-19. As a team, the Profs used a 39-15-110 hitting line (.218) with five players finishing with five more kills, led by Brianna Newson with 12. Newson also added a personal-eight digs. Cassidy Abdalla and Natalie Ogden each produced seven kills apiece while Isabel Kirchnerand Geena Edmanson both had five respectively. Defensively, Kirchner and Edmanson registered two block each while Simone Sparano picked up a match-high 19 digs. Rowan used two big scoring... Read more →

Shannon Pettolina, of Gloucester City, age 56; Cold Springs School Employee, West Deptford HS Alum

On September 1, 2021. Age 56. Of Gloucester City. Loving wife of Jerry Pettolina. Loving mother of Brett and Christian Henning and Jerry, Andrew, Anthony and Daisey Pettolina. Cherished grandmom of Gatlin and Remi. Beloved sister of Tracy Nines, Kelly (Greg) Scardiglis and Francis (Chris) Devlin. Loving aunt of Dominque and Austin Iliescu, Jessica Nines and Alex and Chris Vann. Shannon was a graduate of West Deptford High School. She worked the last few years as a lunch and bus aide for Cold Springs School in Gloucester City. Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Friday, September 10th... Read more →

Brooklawn and Mt. Ephraim Fire Departments Respond to Bus Fire at New Broadway and Marne Road

photo credit Linda Dewechter (BROOKLAWN, NJ)(August 31, 2021)(CNBNews)--A bus caught on fire in Brooklawn this morning around 10 AM at the intersection of New Broadway and Marne Road. Firefighters from Brooklawn and Mount Ephraim Fire Departments responded to the call. No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is not known. Thanks to Linda Dewechter, of Linda Cuts, 115 New Broadway, Brooklawn for the photos. If you see something happening send a text to 856-981-8564 or via email at CNBNews1@gmail.com photos credit Linda Dewechter Read more →

Camden County Prosecutors Office Investigating Non-Fatal Police Involved Shooting in Deptford

Camden N.J. – The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating a police-involved shooting, that resulted from the arrest of Delaware County, PA resident Arthur Disanto, 41, in Gloucester County, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer. Disanto, who was wanted for allegedly shooting a woman in Media, PA in July, attempted to evade capture in Folcroft, PA Monday night, August 23. He fled to Deptford, NJ, where he exchanged gunfire with police. An officer with the Monroe Township Police Department was struck. The officer has been treated and released from the hospital. Disanto was also struck three times... Read more →

CNB Sports: Rowan's Football Team Picked Third

PITMAN, NJ – Rowan's football team makes its return to the field after missing the 2020 season and the Profs have been picked third in the 2021 NJAC Preseason Coaches Poll. Rowan is picked behind Salisbury and Montclair State, teams that each competed in the Spring of 2021 and captured their respective divisional titles. Gloucestercitynews.net sports The Profs open the year on Saturday, September 4, on Labor Day weekend, against traditional rival Widener in the annual "Saturday Night Lights" game with a start time of 6 p.m. at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium. Rowan has five home games on the slate... Read more →

CNBNews Exclusive:

Is the Critical Race Theory Being Taught in Gloucester City Schools? What is the District's Transgender Policy?

UPDATED: CNBNews photo credit GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 20, 2021)--Jack Ciattarelli the NJ Republican candidate for Governor wrote an Op-Ed article in the Bergen Record about the public-school curriculum changing. Ciattarelli said, "In my travels, one issue that comes up repeatedly with parents — Democrats, Republicans and Jack Ciattarelli Independents alike — are the changes to the public-school curriculum pushed by Gov. Phil Murphy. Changes that now require kindergarteners to learn about gender identification and sexual orientation and middle school kids to know about vaginal, anal and oral sex." "Parents aren’t just concerned and frustrated. They’re also angry about an... Read more →

Senator Vince Polistina (R-NJ LD2): Gov. Murphy, Call The Legislature Back Into Session

Egg Harbor Twp - Senator Vince Polistina (R-NJ LD2) released a letter this morning, calling on Governor Phil Murphy to either call the legislature back into session for the purposes of the passage of S-1878, Eliminating Smoking Ban Exemption for Casinos and Simulcasting Facilities, or to issue an executive order to do the same until the bill may be passed. Read more →

Governor Murphy! The Parents Should Decide Not YOU

TRENTON, NJ--Governor Phil Murphy continues to require New Jersey's children to wear masks at school, daycare, and summer camp, even though children and adults can now unmask almost everywhere else. Children who safely played sports all spring without masks will be forced to wear masks while playing outside at camp this summer, as will kids on playgrounds at daycare centers. Governor Murphy has even said that students should expect to wear masks to school this fall, even though children face very little risk and every concerned adult will have had ample opportunity by then to get vaccinated. Keeping mask requirements... Read more →

Scott Michael Buckingham, of Mape Shade

On August 4, 2021. Age 58. Of Maple Shade and formerly of the Oak Valley section of Deptford Township and Wenonah. Loving son of the late Robert Buckingham and Laura Buckingham (nee Hoover). Dear Brother of Stephen Buckingham and predeceased by his brothers, David Buckingham and Glen Buckingham. Survived by his loving nieces. Scott was born in Camden City and was a graduate of Deptford High School. He was raised in Deptford Township and Wenonah. He was an avid Philadelphia Sports team fan especially his beloved Philadelphia Flyers! He loved to play hockey as a youth. At the request of... Read more →

American Legion World Series TV Schedule

All 15 games of the 2021 American Legion World Series will be available for viewing via ESPN broadcast or streaming services. The 12 pool play games will be streamed on ESPN3 while the semifinals and championship game will be broadcast on ESPNU. The ALWS schedule: Thursday, Aug. 12 10 a.m.: Fargo (N.D.) Post 400 vs. Honolulu, Haw., ESPN3 1 p.m.: Dubuque County, Iowa vs. Beverly (Mass.) Post 331, ESPN3 4 p.m.: Midland (Mich.) Berryhill Post 165 vs. Idaho Falls (Idaho) Post 56, ESPN3 7:30 p.m.: Tupelo (Miss.) 49ers vs. Ridge (Md.) St. Mary’s Post 255, ESPN3 Friday, Aug. 13 4... Read more →

A Father, His Daughters and His Niece Die in Horrific Car Accident in Westville ; The Accident Under Investigation

An aerial view of the 1000 unit block of Gateway Blvd., Westville NJ were the accident occurred on Saturday night, July 31, 2021. Pellegrino Chevrolet is on the left in the image above WESTVILLE, NJ (August 2, 2021)(CNBNews)--A horrific single car accident in the small community of Westville claimed the lives of four people Saturday night on Gateway Blvd. According to CBSlocal he driver of the vehicle was George Ritter, he along with his two daughters, Alivia and Elsie and his niece Kenzie all died in the accident. George Ritter with his children and niece, image courtesy to The Westville... Read more →

Lori R. Ross, age 40, of Deptford

Lori passed peacefully , on July 29, 2021, at age 40. Of Deptford. Lori went home to heaven to be reunited with the loved ones that passed on before her. Survived by her beloved daughter, Cassidy Gellura; her mother, Kathleen Ross (nee Cuff); her father, Jerry M. Ross, Sr and his wife, Jan; siblings, Melissa Ross (Jim), Michelle Eberle and Jerry Ross, Jr.; her maternal grandfather, Joseph J. Cuff as well as many loving nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Lori love to write, color and draw. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Tuesday morning, August... Read more →

Edward Rieger, of Swedesboro; Brooklawn Bartender, Local 676 Member, Retired from John D. Lawrence

Eddie "Ruff House" Rieger They called him “Ruff House.” Eddie, age 73, bounced and bartended at the Ferry Slip Inn. For fun he’d let patrons punch him; as hard as they could they were more likely to injure their hands than the rough house. But he was just as generous as he was tough: come payday he’d buy the bar rounds more than a few times at Fiorile’s. As a Father he wasn’t the strictest; no bedtimes and a bottomless pocket of change for the arcade and candy, but he raised quality boys. Eddie was the favorite Uncle to all... Read more →

Raise A Fork for a Good Cause ; Help Zin Get a New Hip

Join us for our Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser all to benefit Zin's bilateral hip replacement surgeries and care. Sunday, July 25 from 3 PM - 7 PM at the American Legion, Post No. 5 in Rahway, NJ. in Rahway, NJ. Click here to purchase your tickets Won't be able to make it, but would still like to donate? Click here to make a donation Click here to support Zin's GoFundMe A message from Zin's pawrents - " Zin came to us through the Husky House in Matawan, NJ on April 18, 2020. He was only 9 weeks old. We also adopted... Read more →

How Sports Owners Use Their Teams to Avoid Millions in Taxes

The Billionaire Playbook: Owners like Steve Ballmer can take the kinds of deductions on team assets — everything from media deals to player contracts — that industrialists take on factory equipment. That helps them pay lower tax rates than players and even stadium workers. ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. The Secret IRS Files is an ongoing reporting project. Sign up to be notified when the next story publishes. Or text “IRS” to 917-746-1447 to get the next story texted to you (standard messaging rates apply). Also: Do you have expertise in tax law, accounting or... Read more →

West Deptford Man Charged with 38-Count Indictment for Producing Child Sex Material

Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer, and Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins, announce that a Grand Jury has returned a 38-count indictment against Gregory R. Mahley, a 52-year-old West Deptford resident, for manufacturing and possessing images of child sexual abuse material. The indictment stemmed from an investigation initiated by the Gloucester Township Police Department on September 9, 2020, after mirrors were discovered on the inside of stalls in the girls’ bathroom in a middle school. Mahley, an HVAC technician who had access to various areas of the school, including utility closets adjacent to the girls’ bathroom, is accused... Read more →

VIDEOS: Federal Government Transporting Illegal Immigrants Crossing the Texas Border to New Jersey and Elsewhere

By William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews A busload of illegal immigrants board a bus in Texas headed to the state of New Jersey, and the State of New York. Wednesday, June 30, 2021 protestors were stopping traffic on the NJ Turnpike demanding more money for the illegals from the taxpayers of the state. So far they have received $40 million. (image courtesy of The Center for Immigration Studies) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews)(June 30, 2021)--This week former President Donald Trump will be visiting Texas to talk with Gov Greg Abbot about the crisis that has exploded out of control since... Read more →


(NAPSI)—If you are among the nearly four million teachers in America, according to National Center for Education estimates, here are no-cost digital resources that can support your teaching during these challenging times. Educating Educators Digitally School personnel can now sign up for a new series of six no-cost digital professional learning courses empowering educators with new strategies to support students’ success in school and beyond. The professional learning series for educators presents schools, particularly those from under-resourced communities, the access and materials needed to transform teaching during COVID-19 and beyond. The first in the planned series of six professional learning... Read more →

Margaret C. Sweeney, of Deptford; Retired Nursing Supervisor at Episcopal Hospital

Deptford – Surrounded by her loving family, on September 28, 2020, Reta passed away peacefully at home. Age 81. (nee Magoun). Formerly of Woodbury and Cape May. Loving wife of 20 years to the late Edward J. Sweeney, Sr. Cherished daughter of the late Thatcher Magoun V and Mary “Molly” Stewart. Loving mother of Craig Hartman (Donna), Mark Pinero, Thomas Pinero (Janette), Jeffrey Pinero (Kelly), Terri Netz (Bruce), Kellie Blymer, Daniel Sweeney, and Sean Sweeney. Predeceased by her son Luis David Pinero (surviving Sam), stepson, Edward J. Sweeney, Jr. (surviving Sarah), and granddaughter Katie Sweeney. Beloved Sister of Thatcher Magoun... Read more →

Mary LaPlante, of Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City

Mary LaPlante Deptford Township, N.J. Mary LaPlante age 68 of "Oak Valley" Deptford Twp. passed away on May 30, 2021 at home after an extended illness. Born in Camden, NJ she was the daughter to the late Eric and Mary (Tavener) Legge. Mary graduated from Deptford High School Class of 1971 and passed her NJ Cosmetology Board Exam that same year. After raising her children, she worked in the health care industry as a Trauma Medical Insurance Coordinator. Mary enjoyed watching true crime & mystery murder shows and tv programs that involved animals. She enjoyed past trips to the mountains,... Read more →

Jaime Rafael Shapoff, of Deptford, age 50

Of Deptford. Passed away on May 31, 2021. Age 50. Jaime is survived by his loving mother, Phyllis Gill; and brother, David A. Shapoff. He also leaves behind his housemates, Troy, Larry and Brian as well as many loving caregivers and friends from his Devereux family. Funeral services will be celebrated on at 11 am on Thursday, June 10th at the McCann-Healey Funeral Home, 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City, where family and friends may visit 10 to 11 am. Burial will follow in Land of Canaan Cemetery, 10th Avenue and Fairview Road, Glassboro, NJ. Condolences and Memories may be shared... Read more →

Deptford Police Officer Tackles and Disarms Suspect Michael Dorazo, of Glendora

DEPTFORD TOWNSHIP, NJ (May 31, 2021)--On May 29, 2021, officers from the Deptford Township Police Department responded to the report of a domestic disturbance at a residence on Pasadena Avenue in their municipality. As officers were responding to the scene, multiple gunshots were heard. Upon arrival at the scene, officers determined that an incident had occurred where a Michael F. Dorazo, 41, of Glendora, N.J. had forced entry, brandished and discharged a handgun, and subsequently fled the residence on foot into the surrounding neighborhood. Information developed at the scene disclosed Dorazo was armed with multiple firearms, including twol handguns and... Read more →

John B. “Jack” Sutcliffe, Jr., of West Deptford

John B. “Jack” Sutcliffe, Jr., age 79 of West Deptford, formerly of Fairview, passed away on Monday May 3, 2021 at Vitas Inpatient Hospice in Stratford. Mr. Sutcliffe was born in Camden and had spent many of his years in Fairview. He was a graduate of Camden Catholic High School, class of 1960 and made a career as an electrician working for the South Jersey Port Corporation, also in Camden. Jack is the son of the late John B. & his wife Florence (nee McNut) Sutcliffe Sr. He is survived by his wife, Diana (nee Tangi) Sutcliffe and is the... Read more →

I-676 southbound Exit 1C to Collings Avenue toClose Overnight this Week

as intersection improvement project begins in Camden (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced that I-676 southbound Exit 1C to Collings Avenue will be closed and detoured overnight this week as an intersection improvement project begins in Camden. Beginning at 11 p.m. Monday, May 10 until 5 a.m., and continuing nightly through Thursday, May 13, NJDOT’s contractor, Berto Construction, Inc., is scheduled to close and detour I-676 southbound Exit 1C to Collings Avenue. This closure will allow the contractor to construct concrete sidewalks on Collings Avenue. The following signed detour will be in place: I-676 southbound... Read more →

CNBNews Cheers and Jeers for April 2021

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CHEER – Thank goodness Gloucester City signed a no Marijuana smoking or vaping law prohibiting anyone to use those products on public lands, property, or outdoor events. We can only hope it is truly enforced. Even though it is now legal recreationally we don’t need the entire city smelling like a dirty diaper. Feel free to do what you want in the privacy of your own but please don’t subject others to your vices or health risks. JEER -The Gloucester City Police Department released a press statement in April with the headline Gloucester City... Read more →

Karen Michelle Gibbs of West Deptford, age 62

West Deptford - Karen Michelle Gibbs (nee Sbalcio) passed away on April 2, 2021 at the age of 62. Predeceased by father Salvatore Sbalcio and mother Marion Sbalcio. Survived by her loving husband of 41 years, Donald C. Gibbs Jr. Survived by her devoted children Brett and Brittany Gibbs. Dear Sister Ronnie Brunker and the late Wayne Brunker and Brother Thom Sbalcio (Alicia). Cherished Mother-in-law Queenie Gibbs and the late Donald Gibbs. Loved by many cousins, nieces and nephews and in-laws. Karen graduated from Gloucester City High School in 1977 and graduated nursing school in 1990 and worked as a... Read more →

Soon Another Traffic Nightmare for Travelers Coming and Going Through Gloucester City

Klemm Avenue, one of the most dangerous overpasses in the US (May 25, 2013) The I-76 overpass at Klemm Ave. in Gloucester City, N.J. was named one of the worst bridges in 2013. The overpass was built in 1956. More than 191,000 vehicles use it every day, and $30 million has been earmarked for deck replacement CNBNews photo credit GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 12, 2021)(CNBNews--Residents in Gloucester City will be dealing with traffic detours in the very near future as the New Jersey Department of Transportation has pushed up their time table for the construction of a third large road... Read more →

Depressed? Thinking About Suicide? Help is Available

Mental Health Resources Available Amidst COVID-19 (Camden City, NJ) – The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to dramatically alter our day-to-day activities. From small adjustments like mandatory mask wearing, to life-changing events like lost loved ones or prolonged unemployment, the pandemic can be a serious strain on mental health. For some, managing comes easy, but for those struggling to cope, support is available. “From the beginning of this pandemic, we have been fighting a war on multiple fronts. While much of our collective attention has been paid to protecting physical health, we need everyone to make sure they are closely... Read more →

Maryland Department of Natural Resources 2021 Photo Contest Now Open

Entries for Annual Contest Taken Until August 5 This photo of a kiteboarder at Assateague by Kevin Moore earned second place in the Fall category of the 2020 Photo Contest. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now accepting entries for its annual photo contest. Photographers, novice or professional, can enter for the chance to win cash, park passes, and other great prizes. Winning entries will be posted online, featured in an issue of the seasonal Maryland Natural Resource magazine, and placed in the 2022 wall calendar. About 2,500 photos were submitted by 475 photographers in the 2020 contest. Entries... Read more →

Deptford Resident Charged with Trying to Meet Underage Girl for Sex  

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Jason J. Molina, Special Agent-in-Charge of the Newark Field Office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), announced that a 38-year-old Deptford man was arrested yesterday for arranging a sexual encounter with someone he met online and believed was a 13-year-old girl. But in reality, the underage teenager was an HSI Special Agent, and Albert Pisanelli was taken into custody upon arriving at the Burlington Township convenience store where he thought she would be waiting for him to pick her up. Pisanelli, of the 800 block of Hunter Drive, was charged... Read more →

Route 42 southbound ramps to and from Creek Road to be closed and detoured tonight

Missing Moves project advances in Camden County (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the Route 42 southbound ramps to and from Creek Road will be closed and detoured tonight as the Missing Moves project between I-295 and Route 42, advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, March 16, until 6 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close the Route 42 southbound Exit 14 ramp to Creek Road and the ramp from Creek Road to Route 42 southbound. The closures are necessary to mill and pave... Read more →

West Deptford Couple Join McDaniel College Parent and Family Council

McDaniel College’s newly-formed Parent and Family Council has been created to strengthen the partnership between the college and its families WESTMINSTER, Md. – Tyler and Michele Wilson of West Deptford, N.J. (08096), have been named to the newly-formed Parent and Family Council at McDaniel College. They are the parents of senior Mia Wilson and sophomore Matthew Wilson. Created to strengthen the partnership between the college and its families, the McDaniel College Parent and Family Council serves as an advisory group for the college. It is comprised of a diverse cross-section of families, which includes McDaniel’s most committed parents and family members.  Council members connect with prospective... Read more →

Victor C. Dickerson "Vic' of Deptford

July 2, 1961 - February 11, 2021 Deptford- Victor C. Diickerson "Vic". On February 11, 2021. Age 59. Born in Camden, NJ he was the son of the late Anthony and Edna (Barrow) Ignatovich. Vic is survived by his sons, Michael Dickerson (Ariel), Victor Dickerson; grandchildren, Spencer, Katlyn, Cheyanne, Daniel; sister, Doreen Eggers (George); nieces, Nicole White (Mike), Tori, Lynzie, Amanda and Ashlynn Eggers ; great-niece, Maryella White. Vic was also predeceased by his sister, Mary White (John). A memorial service will be celebrated at 3 pm on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at the First Baptist Church (Epiphany Church) of... Read more →

Ocean State Jobs Lot Coat Drive a Success

Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL) is pleased to announce that its 2020 “Buy, Give, Get” program has resulted in the collection of 42,000 winter coats, nearly 12,000 more than last year, to be donated to veterans in need this winter. From late October through early January, the “Buy, Give, Get” program at the closeout discount retailer’s 142 stores in nine states encouraged customers to purchase a quality, brand-name men’s or women’s winter coat for $40 (retail value: $80- $120 ) and give it back to the store for donation to a veteran. In appreciation of the donation, customers received a... Read more →

Michelle Epley of West Deptford

Michelle is the beloved wife of Thomas Epley, daughter of Fred and Anna Tucci. Sister to Fred Tucci (Suzette). Devoted mother of Brandon Epley (Nicole), Alayna Gottschling (Nick), and Olivia Epley. Loving Mimi to Sloane, Sadie, Garrett, many nieces and nephews and all those that she touched with her love. Michelle worked for many years in retail sales, before leaving to take care of her grandchildren full time. She loved nothing more than taking care of others. Those who found themselves in her presence felt the love that she radiated. There will be a viewing from 6pm to 8pm Wednesday... Read more →

West Deptford MVC Center Closed Until Feb. 16

TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJ-MVC) has announced that the West Deptford Regional/Licensing Center has been closed due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19, and will reopen Tuesday, Feb. 16. The employee who tested positive was last in the agency Saturday, Jan. 30. MVC Centers Reopening The following MVC Centers will reopen after full COVID-19 cleaning and the completion of staff quarantine. They had to close because an employee tested positive for COVID-19 at each location, and are scheduled to reopen on these dates: Wayne Licensing Center Friday, Feb. 5 Camden Licensing Center Friday, Feb. 5... Read more →

Photos of Downtown Gloucester City on a Snowy Night

The Broadway and Monmouth Street intersection, looking towards St. Mary's Church, located at 425 Monmouth Street (photo by Kathy Reddy) (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(Feb 3, 2021)(CNBNews)--Kathy Reddy, of Sunshine Florist Shop, Broadway and Monmouth Street took some fabulous photos Monday night, February 1 of St. Mary's Church, the Gloucester City Municipal Building and the Veterans Monument during the snowstorm. The Veterans monument on the far left and the Gloucester City Municipal Building, on the right (photo by Kathy Reddy) PNC Bank on the left, St. Mary's Church in the distance and Bank of America on the right (photo by Kathy Reddy)... Read more →

CNB Books: Fighting the First Wave

Why the Coronavirus Was Tackled So Differently Across the Globe By Peter Baldwin ISBN 9781316518335 Hardcover/$24.95 March 2020 Everyone had to accept the possibility of being quarantined for the collective weal. But until the disease was eradicated everywhere and for all, there was no end of things for anyone. A reserve of infection in one neighborhood, among one set of citizens, or in one part of the world, spelled danger for the rest. We are only as safe as the sickest member of our community. So long as a critical mass has not been vaccinated, there will be no real... Read more →

Good News: Ocean State Job Lot Charitable Foundation Distributes PPE to Deptford Police

Members of the Deptford Police Department recently picked up their PPE donation from the Ocean State Job Lot store located at 409 Almonesson Road in Deptford, NJ Recipients include first responders in all 142 communities in which OSJL operates North Kingstown, RI – January 12, 2021 - Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ocean State Job Lot Charitable Foundation has leveraged its global supply chain to provide hundreds of thousands of pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) to healthcare organizations and municipalities. In continuation of that effort, the Foundation is currently distributing more than $1.7 million worth of additional PPE to... Read more →