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HOME COUNTRY: Pastor Jeff's Latest Tribulation

Slim Randles | CNBNews We all read about Pastor Jeff's latest tribulation in the local paper, the Valley Weekly Miracle. Maybe tribulation is too strong a word because, after all, when someone leaves your church a huge legacy, isn't it time for rejoicing? Shouldn't we all be walking around the walls of Jericho, tootling on ram's horns and beating the drums in jubilation? It seems one of Pastor Jeff's former church members - a kinda... Read more →

Online Flirting and the Revival of Local Romance

If you’re currently single but keen to find romance, are you looking for someone local? There’s nothing quite like familiarity in any walk of life, and sharing common ground is always an excellent building block for any relationship. The Internet has certainly opened a world of possibilities, with digital dating outlets introducing people from all over the world to prospective partners. But local romance has also never been as popular. How would you like some... Read more →


BEFORE CHRISTMAS HALLOWEEN POP-UP BAR EXPERIENCE FOR SPOOKY SEASON * The Jeweler's Row bar known for their award-winning Christmas pop-up celebrates spooky szn with a Halloween experience with spooktacular themed food, drink and decor to pay homage to the Tim Burton classic movie * Philadelphia, PA - Craftsman Row Saloon, at 112 S. 8th Street, presents Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween Pop-up Experience starting today through October 31, 2023. Nightmare Before Christmas will have the Jeweler's... Read more →

Child Sex Abuser Removed from United States

Newark, N.J. — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Newark arrested a Turkish citizen Sept. 8 who procured a nonimmigrant visa to enter the United States by fraud by failing to disclose a child sexual abuse conviction in Türkiye. “The long arm of international law and cooperation between international law enforcement agencies made it possible to remove this dangerous individual from the community,” said ERO Newark Field Office Director John... Read more →

Moving on a Budget: Tips for Affordable Relocation with Moving Companies

Relocating your home or office can be daunting and often comes with high costs. However, with the right strategies and careful planning, it is possible to move on a budget without compromising quality or service. This article provides practical tips on how to make your move affordable with the help of moving companies. Choose the right moving company The key to an affordable move is choosing the right moving company like Advanced Removals, with years... Read more →

Can 2022 Pennsylvania Derby winner Taiba win the Breeders' Cup Classic?

Taiba etched his name in the history of the Pennsylvania Derby by winning the event with a brilliant performance in 2022 at Parx Racing. Bob Baffert claimed his record-breaking fourth win in the race as Taiba produced a brilliant run down the stretch to beat out his nearest rival Zandon by three lengths. Mike Smith in the saddle enjoyed a record-equaling feat with his third triumph, joining Joe Bravo with the most wins. Taiba used... Read more →

Why Ghana Loves Sports Betting

Ghana is a land filled with cheerful people passionate about sports, namely soccer. You can see this passion in the performances of their national team, one of the best in Africa. However, fans also enjoy betting on their favorite team using sites like Betway Ghana. Ghanaians have embraced this phenomenon from Accra to Kumasi and beyond with open arms. What fuels this fervor for sports betting in this West African nation? Let's dive into the... Read more →

Gloucester City Summer Concert Tuesday

Summer Concert Series Reminder 🌟Summer isn't over yet folks🌟 Come relax at the Gloucester City waterfront and enjoy live music, a beer garden, and community fun! Join us tomorrow night for the final show featuring Craig Bickhardt and a special treat with our series host as opening act, Michael Tearson. "When Craig Bickhardt steps onto a concert stage, he comes equipped with his trusty acoustic guitar. He’s also accompanied by something invisible, yet ever-present: the... Read more →


September features a brand-new pop-up bar, new menu options at DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts and the inaugural Cheesesteak Egg Roll Bowl! ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (September 6, 2023) – Resorts Casino Hotel has a month of fun planned for guests this September. Resorts Casino Hotel’s newest pop up, The Boo Bar, opens September 15th and promises to be a scary good time with drink specials and live music! Starting Friday, September 15th, guests are invited to... Read more →

Wild Joker Casino Review: An Enthralling Gaming Voyage 🎰

Welcome to the world of Wild Joker Casino, an online gambling hub that promises a fusion of excitement, challenge, and rewards. For any passionate gamer, finding the right casino is paramount, and in Wild Joker Casino, many believe they've found their sanctuary. Let's embark on this journey together to uncover all it has to offer. Background of Wild Joker Casino 📜 Every monumental establishment has its origin, and the story of Wild Joker Casino is... Read more →

DOWN THE SHORE: The Downbeach Seafood Festival

Saturday, Sept 9th & Sunday, Sept 10th, 2023 Starting at Gardners Basin in the early '90s, with a brief hiatus, the Seafood Festival returned to the region on Bader Field in 2012 for a 7-year run. In 2019, the Festival traveled approximately 1-mile "downbeach" to Ventnor! This move was an exciting change that allowed festival-goers to explore and discover new seaside towns and South Jersey areas. For 3 years now, Ski Beach has been a... Read more →


There are still so many adventures to choose as summer on the Waterfront winds down and autumn fun kicks into gear. With the Open-air Art Museum in full swing, Labor Day Weekend Festivities, and Fall Fest, everything to look forward to is unpacked for you here. PHILADELPHIA,​ ​PA​ ​(August 30, ​2023) –​ Summer on the Waterfront is quickly turning into fall on the Waterfront with so many free events and activities to be enjoyed as... Read more →

Down The Shore:Golden Nugget Michael Jackson Tribute and In-Water Boat Show 

photo provided ATLANTIC CITY NJ -- (CNBNews)--Come out this Labor Day Weekend to Golden Nugget in Atlantic City for MICHAEL - A Tribute to Michael Jackson! Brilliantly executed by award-winning MJ tribute artist, “ICE”, this full-production show includes all the hits of Jackson's illustrious career, along with live dancers and the Even Stephen orchestra under the direction of Stetson Burden. Fans will hear the hits and be mesmerized by the spot-on mimicry of Jackson and... Read more →


FOR POP-UP PLAY IN A PUB SERIES WITH A HANDMADE PIE, COLD PINT AND SIDE OF COMEDIC THEATRE image provided Philadelphia, PA - Inis Nua Theatre Company will open its 20th Anniversary Season by teaming up with Fergie's Pub for the return of the Pop Up Play in a Pub series. By popular demand, this beloved annual tradition will expand to include two shows this season. First up, 10 Dates with Mad Mary, by Irish-Pakistani... Read more →

Down The Shore: Bally's Labor Day Celebration

Celebrate Sunday Funday at The Yard at Bally’s this September! Enjoy all your brunch favorites and more for $34.99 at Backyard Boozy Brunch. Go bottomless for $10 – Mimosas or Bloody Mary's, plus beer specials starting at $5. Sunday's, now through September from 10 AM - 1:30 PM. Get a taste of the traditional backyard pig roast bar-b-que buffet at The Yard for $34.99 and enjoy live entertainment and beer specials starting at $5. Sunday,... Read more →

DINING OUT: Halifax Announces Little Bar, A Craft Restaurant and Bar Experience  

to Open at 1401 Hudson Street, Hoboken One Block from Riverfront One of New Jersey’s Smallest Craft Restaurants Will Bring the Biggest Taste in Town with Signature Cocktails, Decadent Preserved Fare and Small Plates Just One Block from The Hudson River Waterfront HOBOKEN, NEW JERSEY – August 29, 2023 – “The journey is part of the experience,” Anthony Bourdain famously said. New Jersey’s newest craft restaurant and bar experience, Little Bar, in uptown Hoboken begs... Read more →

Understanding the Legal Landscape: The Regulation of Fantasy Sports in the US and UK

image provided David Schollenberger, a partner at Healys and the head of its Gaming and Leisure division, has critically analyzed and compared the contemporary regulatory landscape for fantasy sports in both the US and the UK. He strongly advocates for the US to follow the UK's regulatory model, which is administered by a seasoned gaming authority. Online fantasy sports competitions for real money, provided by companies like DraftKings and FanDuel, have gained significant traction in... Read more →


DISCOVER THE ULTIMATE ARTISAN SHOWCASE AND SUPPORT LOCAL ARTISANS, MAKERS AND SMALL BUSINESSES * Philadelphia, PA – The Philadelphia Marketplace will once again return to Dilworth Park every Saturday and Sunday, from September 2, 2023 through Sunday, October 1, 2023. In cooperation with the Center City District, the Philadelphia Marketplace is a weekly, outdoor pop-up market that showcases a wide range of local merchants, craftsmen, designers and small businesses from Philadelphia and the greater tri-state... Read more →


FIVE STAGES, TWO DOZEN ACTS, AWARD-WINNING FOOD, ART AND VINTAGE MARKET, FAMILY FUN AND 125+ VENDORS photo provided Philadelphia, PA - East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District presents the inaugural East Passyunk Music Festival, sponsored by Samuels Seafood, Giordano Garden Groceries, Penn Beer and WXPN, on Sunday, September 10, 2023, from 11:00am to 6:00pm. The all day, all ages family-friendly music and food festival will take over East Passyunk from Broad to Dickinson streets. Enjoy... Read more →

Five useful suggestions for accurate football predictions

Football is played all over the world and is well known to almost everyone. The game is beautiful but also full of ups and downs, wins and losses, and a variety of emotions. How to correctly predict football matches is the topic we are looking at. You can choose from various bookmakers to bet on football matches, and there are a number of expert prediction sites that can help you pick the right matches. Although... Read more →

Finding a legit online casino

Do you need help finding a legit online casino? Here we will provide you with all the information that you need to find a legitimate online casino where you can play your favorite casino games in an honest and fair environment. Unfortunately, there are several online casinos that are not legit and they are not honest and trustworthy. You must avoid these casinos at all costs. If you follow the advice in this post then... Read more →


DROPS ANCHOR FOR LIMITED ENGAGEMENT AT HISTORIC TALL SHIP GAZELA AT PENN'S LANDING photo provided Philadelphia, PA - Get ready to hit the high seas for a swashbuckling sip of adventure! Step into the world of mystery and adventure as Rock Star Beer Festivals takes over one of Philadelphia's most historic tall ships for "The Shipwreck Saloon: A Unique 4-Part Cocktail Experience and Live Show." This limited time immersive experience will drop anchor between August... Read more →

3 ways to stay anonymous while playing poker

It is understandable that you would want to stay anonymous while you are playing online poker. In this post, we will reveal 3 ways to stay anonymous while playing poker that anyone can do. By using these methods, you can preserve your privacy and give yourself an advantage at the poker tables. Why it is important for online poker players to stay anonymous When you play poker online there is often a lot of money... Read more →


PERKINS CENTER ANNOUNCES NEW FRIDAY NIGHT HOUSE CONCERT LINEUP Perkins’ Cherished DeCafe Evolves into Acoustic Music Series with an International Flavor Moorestown, NJ (August 16, 2023) – Perkins Center for the Arts in Moorestown will build on its 30-year-old house concert tradition with a new series of acoustic performances featuring folk, roots music, and jazz with an international flavor. From Hawaiian jazz to bluegrass to folk music from all over Latin America, Perkins House Concerts... Read more →

Increasing Your Chances: Strategies for Improving Odds in Online Blackjack

source Blackjack has long been a popular casino game due to its simple rules and strategic depth. The objective of the game is to have a hand value as close to 21 as possible without exceeding it, while also beating the dealer's hand. With the advent of Blackjack Casino online, the game has become more accessible than ever. But how can you tilt the odds in your favor when playing blackjack online? In this... Read more →

The Story Behind The Story: Day Trips

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 13, 2023)--Radio Station 94.5 PST on July 24, 2023, announced the most unique towns in our state. Those towns familiar to most of us are: Princeton Cape May Bay Head (Ocean County) Cherry Hill (Croft Farm) Medford Barnegat Light Brigantine Collingswood Haddonfield On the same day, in the same article, 94.5 PST listed the most beautiful spots in New Jersey. Many of the towns listed above are... Read more →

The 2023 Visit Atlantic City Airshow Announces Show Day Schedule

images provided by Courtney Colletti | Aug 7, 2023 | 2023 Today, the Greater Atlantic City Chamber, Visit Atlantic City and David Schultz Airshows unveiled the full Show Day performance schedule for the 2023 Visit Atlantic City Airshow. This year’s show is set to take to the skies above Atlantic City on Wednesday, August 16 starting at 11 a.m. Celebrating its 20th year in Atlantic City in 2023, the Visit Atlantic City Airshow is the... Read more →


ANNIVERSARY WITH THE RETURN OF THEIR FAMOUS OUTDOOR BLOCK PARTY AND FALL FESTIVAL * Block Party Kicks Off Spooky Season at the Largest Thrift Store in Philadelphia Region at the #1 Annual Destination for Halloween Costume Shopping * Philadelphia, PA - Philly AIDS Thrift brings back their beloved block party and fall festival with a full day of free, family and fido friendly fun! Philly AIDS Thrift 18th Anniversary Block Party will take place at... Read more →


...ANNOUNCE NEW CHEF, TEA BY THE SEA, JAZZ FESTIVAL, GIRLS WEEKEND, BREW FOR TWO, NEW MUSIC LINE-UP, CHARITY BENEFIT AND EVENTS FOR AUGUST TO OCTOBER 2023 There's still time to plan the perfect vacation escape to historic Cape May with new dishes, drinks, renovated rooms and more at The Montreal - plus those ocean views Cape May, NJ - Madison Resorts is making it a summer (and fall) to remember with exciting shore surprises at... Read more →

STUDY:The Chance of Winning the Mega $$$ Jackpot Compared to Other Events

Helen James August 8, 2023 Following Friday night’s draw, when no ticket matched all six numbers in Mega Millions, the jackpot reached the mouth-watering $1.55 billion, urging thousands of people to go buy a ticket for the next drawing on Tuesday night. The lucky winner (if there is one) will also have the option to take home a lump-sum payment of roughly $757.2 million. But what are the odds of hitting the big jackpot? The... Read more →

Gloucester City’s Summer Concert Tonight!

Summer Concert Series Update Come relax at the Gloucester City waterfront for the Summer Concert Series and enjoy live music, food & beer garden, and community fun. Up this coming Tuesday, August 8 is Rogers & Butler - a melodic duo with amazing songwriting talents and features opening act and local favorite Michele Harron. The show starts at 7:00pm. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy a beautiful night in a relaxed breezy waterfront setting.... Read more →

HOME COUNTRY: The Hearth, the Touchstone of our Past

By Slim Randles...for CNBNews The other night it was hot. Hot during the day, hot at night. Heat seems to define this time of year for us, in many ways. But in spite of that, after a day in the outdoors, we built a fire. A small fire. A "hat" fire, which mountain people define as one you can put in your hat. Why so small? Because it was hot and we didn't need the... Read more →

Growing Up in Gloucester City/ SJ Area and The Geator

by William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Jerry Blavat died on January 20, 2023, at the age of 82. He was born on July 3, 1940, in Philadelphia This article was first published in 2011 SOUTH PHILADELPHIA, PA (CNBNews)(August 6, 2023)--Jerry Blavat, the Geator with the Heater, the Boss with the Hot Sauce, released his autobiography, You Only Rock Once, earlier this summer. Blavat, who grew up in South Philadelphia, reminisces about dancing on... Read more →

DOWN THE SHORE: Things To Do In Atlantic City

AUTHENTIC FUN IN THE SUN IN ATLANTIC CITY! Atlantic City has lots of fun in store, from the return of the Tidal Wave Music Festival and Atlantic City Airshow, to iconic attractions, legendary dining spots, and other authentic AC experiences! LEARN MORE TIDALWAVE MUSIC FESTIVAL: AUGUST 11-13 Ride the tide as the three-day country music fest returns to Atlantic City August 11-13, featuring headliners Jason Aldean, Thomas Rhett, and Brooks & Dunn, plus 30 more... Read more →

Kimmel Center Entertainment for August & September

Disney's The Lion King Tuesday, August 16 - Sunday, September 10, 2023 Times Vary Academy of Music For more than 20 years, the North American touring productions of The Lion King have been seen by over 21 million theatergoers. Having already played more than 9,000 performances in over 90 cities across North America, The Lion King now proudly returns to Philadelphia. Additionally, Philadelphians can look forward to seeing local cast member Eric Bean, Jr., a... Read more →

Down The Shore: Resorts Casino Hotel the Happening Place in August

August features exciting entertainment, Hot Summer Fun Promotions, a special meet & greet and more! Resorts, photo provided ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (August 1, 2023) – Things are heating up during the month of August with Hot Summer Fun at Resorts Casino Hotel! “Shake Your Groove Thing” every Sunday night in the Superstar Theater at Atlantic City’s #1 tribute show, Disco Inferno! Every Rolling 45 Friday, Resorts Casino Hotel picks 45 winners to roll the dice... Read more →

Free Concert Featuring Aimee Mann and Jonathan Coulton

(Cherry Hill, NJ) – The Board of Commissioners will continue its free Sundown Music Series this week with performances by Aimee Mann and Jonathan Coulton. On Wednesday, at 7:30 p.m., two-time Grammy and Academy award winner Aimee Mann will perform alongside Jonathan Coulton at the McLaughlin Norcross Memorial Dell. “We are committed to provide a vibrant cultural scene here in Camden County and our free concerts series is a great way to do that,” said... Read more →

You're Invited! Gloucester City's Summer Concert on the Delaware River

The City of Gloucester City is hosting a summer concert on Tuesday evening at Proprietors Park, King Street. Food truck, Beer Garden. Featuring John Byrne, opening act John Magill Bring a blanket or a chair. The concert begins at 7 PM. Join us tomorrow night for some great music. Bring a blanket or chair and relax. 2023 Summer Concert Series at Proprietors Park - Rescheduled from last week POSTED ON: JULY 25, 2023 - 12:12PM Read more →

A European “Quiet Season” Cruise

By Nicole Pensiero I’ve always loved cruising – to me, it’s one of the most relaxing and glamorous ways to see the world. So, with one beautiful, new cruise ship, a seven-night journey to some of Europe’s most popular destinations -- and two friends in need of some serious relaxation – you have all the makings of a great winter vacation. Traveling by sea through Europe at the start of the holiday season might not... Read more →


ARDMORE RESTAURANT WEEK RETURNS THROUGH JULY 30, 2023 WITH SPECIAL PRICED BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER OFFERINGS ON THE MAIN LINE Philadelphia, PA - Ardmore Restaurant Week, the popular two-week celebration of Ardmore’s exciting and diverse dining scene returns July 20-30, 2023. Head to the "Main Street of the Main Line" for participating Ardmore establishments for $20, $30, or $40 prix fixe lunch and dinner menus and specials from Ardmore’s fast casual cafés and eateries. There's... Read more →

Noam Aviel Makes Music Director Debut Conducting 2023-2024 Season

SYMPHONY IN C ANNOUNCES MUSIC DIRECTOR: NOAM AVIEL New York, NY (July 19, 2023) — New Jersey-based professional training orchestra Symphony in C today announced the appointment of its new Music Director, Noam Aviel. Aviel, who recently appeared as a guest conductor with Symphony in C in January 2023, is recognized for her deep understanding of stylistic approaches in a wide range of repertoire from opera to jazz to symphonic music. Aviel began her... Read more →


Lighten Your Pallet At Halifax Hoboken

HOBOKEN, NJ – July 19, 2023 – (CNBNEWS)--Lighten your palette at Halifax Hoboken with new summer menu that delight the senses with crisp, crunch, and local flavor. The Rabbit Duo will pickle your senses with Jersey pickled peaches. . . a new Prime New York Strip featuring spinach puree, golden beets, and local mushrooms (which kind, where from, etc.), and a Sea Scallop Carpaccio with kohlrabi slaw, horseradish remoulade, local cucumbers, dill oil and lemon.... Read more →

Gcity Liquor Licenses Okayed; Remember Open Sunday Bars Campaign & Gcity Pub Crawl

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 17, 2023)(CNBNews)--At a recent meeting, the Mayor and Council of Gloucester City, approved the annual renewal of liquor licenses for ten taverns, five package goods stores, four club licenses, and one inactive license. The licenses expire each year on June 30. It cost $1,650 to renew a plenary retail consumption license; $1,150 for a plenary retail distribution license, and, $188 for every club license... Read more →

Travel On: A Pocono Mountains Getaway

Story and Photos by Nicole Pensiero I’m always open to visiting the Pocono Mountains – after all, it’s an easy ride from South Jersey – and with 2,400 square-miles and four counties to choose from, there’s something for everyone. Most recently, we opted for a two-night, three-day getaway to East Stroudsburg in Monroe County. We were excited to stay at a newly revamped B&B called the Deerfield Inn ( For many years, this property operated... Read more →

Travel On: The Wonderful Wildwoods

Tuesday, July 11, 2023 The Wonderful Wildwoods Story and Photos by Nicole Pensiero (WILDWOOD, NJ)(July 10, 2023)(CNBNEWS)It’d been many years — ok, decades — since I’d spent any real time in the Wildwoods, the famed South Jersey beach resort made up of three towns -- Wildwood, North Wildwood and Wildwood Crest. But a recent visit left me enthralled with all three communities — and a bit befuddled as to why I’d stayed away for so... Read more →

DOWN THE SHORE: Hot Summer Fun Is In Full Effect At Resorts Casino Hotel!

July events & promotions include sizzling entertainment seven days a week, Lounge 78 and Hot Summer Fun Promotions CNBNEWS GRAPHIC FILE ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (July 9, 2023) – Things are heating up during the month of July at Resorts Casino Hotel! Guests are invited to shake their groove thing every Sunday night in the Superstar Theater with Atlantic City’s #1 tribute show, Disco Inferno! Every Rolling 45 Friday, Resorts Casino Hotel picks 45 winners to... Read more →

Peyton and Me Meandering in June Through Gloucester City, Deptford and Mt. Ephriam

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Artist Frank Chappell AWESOME! The mural on the Paul Street side of Carr's Hardware at 22 North Broadway is a stunning piece of art created by Frank Chappell as part of the City's Irishtown program. The Carr family expresses gratitude to Chappell, Gloucester City Mayor Dayl Baile, the city council, and Lori Ryan, Director of Gloucester City's Community Development. Ryan is also the city's Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP) Coordinator.... Read more →

Afro Beat Fest, New Jersey’s Largest Celebration of African Culture, Returns to Newark  

King Promise, Bad Boy Timz, Mohammed Awudu, and local creators and businesses come together to celebrate the African Diaspora NEWARK, N.J., (June 27, 2023) – After a four-year hiatus prompted by the pandemic, Afro Beat Fest returns with a celebration like never before! On July 15, Newark will come alive with the largest celebration of African culture in New Jersey. This free event — proudly sponsored by Newark Parks and Newark Happening — aims to... Read more →

Two Street Stompers Hosting Party in Wildwood Crest Saturday at The Club at Diamond Beach

WILDWOOD CREST, NJ (July 4, 2023)(CNBNews)--Come join us at The Club at Diamond Beach for an exciting event on Saturday, July 8th from 1 pm to 4 pm. This public event is open to anyone, whether you're on or off Facebook. source The Club at Diamond Beach The World-Famous Mummers "Whoa Phat Brass Band" will be performing, and we suggest a $10 donation at the door to benefit the Nonprofit Two Street Stompers N.Y.B Comic... Read more →