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Saint Mary's Parish Irish Parade, Gloucester City

SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 2024 Participate in the Parade! Join us in making the Gloucester City St. Patrick's Parade an event to remember. We extend a warm invitation to non-profits, local businesses, and community groups to actively participate in this vibrant celebration. Your presence adds a unique and invaluable element to the festivities, fostering community spirit and making the parade a true reflection of our diverse and dynamic community. Come be a part of the excitement – it's more than a parade; it's an opportunity to showcase the heart and soul of Gloucester City and South Jersey. CLICK HERE FOR MORE... Read more →


Philadelphia Crime Log for Tuesday: Shooting, Stabbing, Hit n Run

PHILADELPHIA, PA (February 28, 2024)(CNBNews)--LISTED BELOW IS A summary of overnight incidents from Tuesday evening until now. Please note that this information is preliminary and subject to change. Additional details are currently unavailable; however, updates will be provided as they become available. 1. Shooting - 19th and West York Street (22nd District) - Location: N 19th St./W York St, on the highway - Time: Approximately 3:24 AM - Description: A male, approximately 20-30 years old ("John Doe"), was shot once in the chest and once in the left leg. He was transported by police to Temple Hospital and placed in... Read more →


Gloucester City's Fire Department Has New Members

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 27, 2024)(CNBNews)--On Monday, February 26, 2024, at the Gloucester City Council meeting in council chambers, 313 Monmouth Street, newly hired firefighters Nicholas Stewart (left, above) and Nathan Castagna (below, second from left) took the oath of office. The event was attended by many members of the community, including the families and friends of the two new firefighters. Read more →


GOP Releases Names of Council Candidates; Reed List Reasons for Seeking Office

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 27, 2024)(CNBNEWS)--The Gloucester City Republican Committee has announced its slate of council candidates for the November 5, 2024 election. The list includes: Anthony Kates Ward 1 Patti Kropp Ward 2 Sandy Reed Ward 3 James Muller Council At-Large Third Ward candidate Sandy Reed gave the following reasons for seeking office. 1. We have a housing issue in our town. Over 70% of the properties are rentals, and most of those landlords don't reside in Gloucester City or nearby. 2. We need to start cleaning up our town. Stop crimes before they happen and prosecute the criminals... Read more →


Happy 85 Birthday to Rick Gonzales! GHS Alum, Navy Vet., Activist, Businessman

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 26, 2024)(CNBNews)--This past Saturday afternoon, a beautiful day, family and friends gathered at the Pine Grove Fire Hall on Jersey Avenue to celebrate a very special occasion - the 85th birthday of Rick Gonzales. Rick, a proud graduate of Gloucester High School, Class of 1960, had a distinguished career serving his country in the United States Navy. After completing his tour of duty, Rick worked tirelessly at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, where he gained valuable skills and experience. Despite his busy schedule, Rick always found time to give back to his community. He was a well-known... Read more →


Parking Restrictions for Gloucester City Irish Parade

ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE ROAD CLOSURES / PARKING RESTRICTIONS PARKING RESTRICTIONS On Sunday, March 3st the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will begin on Johnson Blvd. at Monmouth Street at 1:00 pm. The parade will proceed west on Monmouth Street to King Street, then south on King Street to Cumberland Street. In order to accommodate the parade, the following road closures/ no parking will be in place from 10:00 am until the Highway Dept. finishes sweeping the parade route. ROAD CLOSURES Monmouth St. from Johnson Blvd. to Ellis St. (Dead End). Johnson Blvd. from Highland Blvd. to Bergen St. Baynes... Read more →


Patricia Mick, 71, of Maple Shade

Age 71 of Maple Shade, formerly of Atlantic City, NJ. On February 19, 2024. She is survived by her son John Mick. Graveside services will be celebrated on March 1, 2024, at 10:00 am, in Waterford Memorial Cemetery, 679 Pestleton Rd., Waterford, NJ. There will be no visitation or viewing. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


PHILADELPHIA POLICE CRIME REPORT Feb. 18 - 22: Nine People Shot, Two Died

PHILADELPHIA, PA (February 25, 2024)(CNBNews)--Philadelphia officer Tanya Little of the Office of Public Affairs released the following Crime Report for the period of February 18 through February 22, 2024. Over those four days, there were nine shootings. Out of that number, two people died. CNBNews graphic files FEBRUARY 18, 2024 26th District, 1xx Diamond Street Double Shooting Time: 1:48 AM - Victim #1: 19-year-old female, shot three times in the right arm. Transported to Temple University Hospital by police and in stable condition. - Victim #2: 41-year-old male, shot eight times throughout the body. Transported by police to Temple University... Read more →


GLOUCESTER CATHOLIC SAYS THANK YOU!

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 25, 2024)(CNBNews)Gloucester Catholic Principal Tom Iacovone wishes to thank all alumni and supporters who made a gift to the GCHS Roof Repair Fund. Donations to this campaign will help us begin construction next month to repair the roof on the wing that houses Alumni Hall, classrooms and administrative offices. The Roof Repair Campaign exceeded our goal of $75,000, and we thank all of our supporters! Development Office Update February 2024 Christmas Appeal 2023 Campaign -THANK YOU for all who made a contribution to this year’s Christmas Appeal. As we close out our Christmas Appeal 2023 Campaign,... Read more →


Michael C. Costello, of Haddon Township; Member of Carpenters Local #393

Haddon Township - Age 69, on February 20, 2024, surrounded by family. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Ellen B. Costello (nee Rab), cherished father of Michael R. (Lynn) and Shawn F. (Bret). Devoted grandfather of Lauren, Amanda, and Lana. CNBNews graphic files Michael was born in Camden and raised in Haddon Township. Michael was a graduate of Haddon Township High School class of 1973 and a long time resident was Haddon Twp. Michael started his career as a proud and dedicated union carpenter in 1978. He joined Local Carpenter’s Union Local #393 in Gloucester City and... Read more →


Gloucester City Shamrock Celebration Friday 3/1/24; Irish Parade Sunday 3/3/24 (VIDEO)

At the 2018 parade, Monsignor Hodge entertained the crowd in front of St. Mary's Church with his version of the Mummers Strut. In the background on the left is Bishop Guilfoyle. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 24, 2024)(CNBNews)--The Gloucester City Shamrock Celebration is Friday evening, March 1, starting at 6 PM. Guest of Honor, parade's Grand Marshall, Rev. Monsignor Bill Hodge, the founder of the event and the former pastor of St. Mary's Parish in Gloucester City. He has since retired from that position. The parade is on Sunday, March 3, starting at 1 PM. ========================== RELATED photos of the 2018... Read more →


Letters to the Ed; Time Has Come to Fix the Sweeper Problem in Gloucester City

Let’s stop trying to sweep the “sweeper problem” under the rug. Is it really necessary to sweep the high-density areas located on the west side of town once a week where citizens have “no driveways” to move their cars off the street? Many areas on the East Side of town have driveways and have their streets cleaned once a month! Does this make sense? We have more “No Parking” signs per block than in NYC. Many local communities post temporary “No Parking Signs” 6 to 8 months a year when they sweep their streets. Most of the housing stock west... Read more →


Rowan U's GRACE FENTON of Gcity, Selected to NFHCA National Academic Squad

CORRECTION! GLASSBORO, NJ - The nationally-ranked Rowan field hockey team was well-represented in the academic honors that were announced by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA). The Profs had 16 student-athletes named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad, with five of them being named NFHCA Grace Fenton (Jr.), Gloucester City Scholars of Distinction. Selected as NFHCA Division III Scholars of Distinction, which honors those achieving a grade-point average of 3.9 or higher through the Fall semester, were juniors Erin Flynn and Madison Murray, sophomore Sidney Pavlishin and freshmen Lindsey Renshaw and Mari Tirado. The NFHCA National Academic Squad recognizes... Read more →


Sandra E (Wood) Sellers, of Gloucester City

February 23, 1951 — January 22, 2024 Gloucester City, NJ Legends say that butterflies float free of time, carrying our hopes for love, joy, and celebration. The Butterfly's delicate grace reminds us that life is rich, beauty is everywhere, every personal connection has meaning, and that laughter is life's sweetest creation. The butterfly counts not months but moments and has time enough. Sandra E. Sellers (nee Wood) found her home to be the starting place of love, hope, and dreams. It's where love resides, memories are created, friends always belong, and laughter never ends. Sandy was a bit sassy, a... Read more →


Joseph Z. Acerbo Sr. , 89, of Bellmawr

Joseph Z. Acerbo, Sr., 89, of Bellmawr, NJ, passed away peacefully on February 21, 2024, surrounded by his loving family. Joe was the beloved husband of 66 years to Elizabeth “Betty” (nee Mancini). Loving father of Joseph Z. Acerbo, Jr. (Barbara) of Mt. Laurel, NJ, Nancy Acerbo of Ventnor, NJ, and the late Susan Acerbo. Cherished and adored Pop-Pop of Gina Marie (Dave) Acerbo-Klotz, Nicole Elizabeth Acerbo (Sean Walsh), and Joseph Z. Acerbo, III. Dear brother of Theresa, Angie, the late Philomena, the late Anthony and the late Mary, and brother-in-law to Dominic Paul, the late Joseph, the late Marie... Read more →


GCHS Hall of Fame Banquet; Tickets on Sale

CNBNews)--Gloucester Catholic High School will host its 2nd Annual Hall of Fame Banquet on Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at Auletto’s Sunset Ballroom in Almonesson, NJ, the Hall of Fame Executive Committee has announced. The Inductees of this prestigious class include: Arts/Academics/Educators Dr. William Peranteau ’93 Dr. David Coghlan (Posthumous) Joe Gorman ’72 Elizabeth Reilly, J.D. ’69 Special Recognition Patrick Peyton ’77 Athletics Bernadette McGlade ’76, Girls Basketball Johnny Gaudreau ’11, Ice Hockey Joe Fields ’71, Football Trish McNutt-Green ’82, Girls Basketball Teams 1971 Football Team (Class of 1972) 2000 Baseball Team (Class of 2000) 1998 Girls Soccer Team (Class of... Read more →


NJ Has The Highest Property Taxes In The Nation Thanks To Tax & Spend Democrats

GLOUCESTERCITYNEWS.NET GRAPHIC FILE Out of 30 Communities with the highest property taxes, Gloucester City was Named #23 Again! ~CNBNews report (The Center Square) (February 21, 2024)(CNBNews)— New Jersey homeowners pay the highest property taxes in the country, according to a new report by the personal finance website WalletHub. The Garden State has the highest property taxes in the U.S., according to the report – 2024's Property Taxes by State, which also includes Washington D.C. The annual tax on a $401,410 median home value in New Jersey is $9,345. ================= ====================. WalletHub compared U.S. Census Bureau data for the 50 states... Read more →


DOT Closing Sections of Rt 42 Thurs.; Parts of Rt. 295 Closed Friday

Route 42 northbound Exit 1B to I-295 northbound to be closed and detoured Thursday night I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to be closed Friday night (Trenton) – Route 42 northbound Exit 1B to I-295 northbound is scheduled to be closed and detoured Thursday night, and the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound, also known as Al-Jo's Curve, is scheduled to be closed Friday night as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Thursday, February 22 Beginning at 10 p.m. tomorrow, Thursday, February 22 until 5 a.m. Friday, February 23, the Route 42 northbound Exit 1B to... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Hiring Special Law Enforcement Officer (Part Time) – Class 1

Duties & Requirements: Under direction of a supervisor, Special Officers will perform varied types of traffic and security details; other related duties as required. Part time hours vary between day, night, weekends, and holidays Gloucester Township residents preferred Salary: $17.00 PER HOUR APPOINTEES WILL BE REQUIRED TO POSSESS A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE IN NEW JERSEY EXTENSIVE BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, PHYSICAL INCLUDING DRUG TESTING, AND PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAM WILL BE CONDUCTED TRAINING WILL BE PROVIDED UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF HIRING PROCESS THE “POLICE SUPPORT” JOB APPLICATION MUST BE FILLED OUT FOR CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION. Applications may be obtained by clicking here to... Read more →


*YOU'RE INVITED! Gloucester City Republican Committee 4th Annual Spring Kick-Off Dinner

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 21, 2024)--The Gloucester City Republican Committee will hold its 4th Annual Spring Kick-Off Dinner on May 2nd at Vitale's Italian Bistro at 942 Ninth Street. The public is encouraged to purchase tickets by April 25th. BUY TICKETS To book tickets online, GO HERE Or mail a check to Gloucester City Republican Committee c/o Jason Fanning, Treasurer PO Box 405, Gloucester City 08030 Enter "Vitales" in the memo line (space donated by CNBNews) Read more →


Jean Eller, longtime Gloucester City Resident

On February 18, 2024, at the age of 84, Jean passed away peacefully at home in Gloucester City surrounded by her family. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Amber (Broadwater) Hagan. Jean was predeceased by her beloved husband of 67 years, Wayne M. Eller, Sr., Devoted Mother to Teresa Clements (William), Wayne Eller, Jr. (Regina), Kenneth Eller (Kelly), William Eller (Noreen) and Joseph Eller (Kara). Jean is also survived by her 20 cherished grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; sister, Joan Gundle and many nieces and nephews. Jean was a lifelong resident of Gloucester City. She loved being with... Read more →


Donald C. Gibbs Jr., Longtime Nurse and EMT; K of C #674

West Deptford - passed away on February 15, 2024 at the age of 64. Predeceased by his wife of 41 years Karen Gibbs (Sbalcio); father Donald C. Gibbs, Sr., Survived by his cherished children, Brett (Julia) and Brittany Gibbs; devoted mother, Georgeanna Gibbs, dear sister Bridgett, Brenda (Steve) Erika (Dean), Nicole (Randy) and brother Kirk (Dawn). Loved by many cousins, nieces and nephews and in-laws. Donald graduated from nursing school in 1985 and worked as a Registered nurse since 1986. Before that Don worked as an EMT for North Wildwood Beach Patrol and he also worked as a Respiratory Therapist.... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: From Where Do Your Favorite Items Come?

DOROTHY PHILBIN | CNBNews The "most American" products, most of which we knew were American aren't American anymore. Here are a few that are hard to believe are no longer from the ole Red, White and Blue. Budweiser - Originally from St. Louis, Missouri Founded in 1850 Sold to a Belgian company in 2008 for $52 billion but the receipt has not changed. Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream - two friends opened an ice cream parlor in Vermont. Founded in 1978 Sold to Unilever, an English company in 2000 for $326 million. Burger King - Original Headquarters in Miami, FL... Read more →


Help THE Alice Costello Elementary School's PTA, Wednesday, Feb. 21

ACES FUNDRAISER Buy something on Wednesday, February 21 at Chipolete in Brooklawn and you will help the Alice Costello Elementary School's PTA. Remember! Your must purchase something on Wednsday, February 21 between the hours of 4 PM and 8 PM at the CHIPOTLE, IN Brooklawn in order for The ACES to benefit. Purchasing your item on any other day or before or after the hours of 4 PM and 8 PM that day wont count. And, it must be at the Brooklawn CHIPOTLE Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Announces Inductees for Second Annual Hall of Fame Class...

... Banquet to be Held on Tuesday, April 23, 2024 GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 19, 2024)(CNBnews)--Gloucester Catholic High School will host its 2nd Annual Hall of Fame Banquet on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at Auletto’s Sunset Ballroom in Almonesson, NJ, the Hall of Fame Executive Committee has announced. The Inductees of this prestigious class include: Arts/Academics/Educators Dr. William Peranteau '93 Dr. David Coghlan (Posthumous) Joe Gorman '72 Elizabeth Reilly, J.D. '69 Athletics Bernadette McGlade '76, Girls Basketball Johnny Gaudreau '11, Ice Hockey Joe Fields '71, Football Trish McNutt-Green '82, Girls Basketball Teams 1971 Football Team (Class of 1972) 2000 Baseball... Read more →


Elizabeth Ryan, of Cherry Hill

Age 81 of Cherry Hill, formerly of Vineland, NJ. On February 14, 2024. CNBNEWS GRAPHIC FILES Graveside services will be celebrated on Thursday, February 22, 2024, at 10:00 am, in Waterford Memorial Cemetery, 679 Pestleton Rd., Waterford, NJ. There will be no visitation or viewing. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Ph: 856-456-1142. Read more →


Public Service Announcement: Gary's Plumbing Tips

Gary Devine (Former Gloucester City Resident) CNBNews graphic files Editor's Note: Gary Devine is a License NJ Master Plumber who served his apprenticeship working in Gloucester City for Porch and Robb in 1972 PLUMBING TIPS THAT WILL SAVE YOU MONEY 1. Never hang anything on your walls without going into your basement and ensuring the drain or water pipes are not coming down in that area. 2. Most clogged toilets can be cleared quickly by the homeowner. Fill a bucket of hot water from your kitchen or bathtub. Lift the toilet seat and pour the hot water into the toilet... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Roof Repair Drive a Success

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 15, 2024)(CNBNews)--Thank You for Supporting GCHS' Roof Repair Campaign! Campaign Exceeds Goal of $75,000! Gloucester Catholic Principal Tom Iacovone and Father Peter Gallagher, Director of Catholic Identity, wish to thank all alumni and supporters who made a gift to the GCHS Roof Repair Fund. Donations to this campaign will help us begin construction to repair the roof on the wing that houses Alumni Hall, classrooms and administrative offices. The Roof Repair Campaign exceeded our goal of $75,000, and we thank all of our supporters! Go Rams!! Click Here or on Above Image for Video Message from... Read more →


Man Mugs Philly Woman; 3 Hispanics Die from CO Poison; Elderly Woman Killed

Suspect Allegedly Assaulted Woman on E. Girard Avenue on Sunday, February 11 Philadelphia, PA - February 15, 2024 - (CNBNews)--The Philadelphia Police Department's Special Victims Unit is seeking the public's assistance in locating and identifying an individual captured in the attached surveillance footage. On Sunday, February 11, 2024, at approximately 7:54 pm, a 24-year-old female was assaulted while walking home from the gym on the 400 block of E Girard Avenue. The offender, described as an unknown black male, approached the victim from behind, making verbal threats before physically assaulting her. The victim began yelling, prompting the male to flee... Read more →


John E. Kraus, Sr. age 86, Army Veteran also Member of New Jersey National Guard

Passed peacefully after a brief illness on February 14, 2024, formerly of Audubon, Cherry Hill and most recently, Edgewater Park, NJ. Age 86 years. John, who was the longest-living Kraus, lovingly raised five children with his late wife, Joan, while attending Drexel University for his Mechanical Engineering degree. His children all attended college, which was one of his goals in life. He was a U.S. Army veteran and additionally served in the Army National Guard of NJ. He began his career in 1956 as "Jack" at the Naval Air Warfare Center in Lakehurst, NJ and by 1989 was promoted to... Read more →


John Barron, age 68, Owner of Barron Carpet, Avalon Country Club Member, GCHS Alum

On February 12, 2024. Age 68. Of Atlantic City. Formerly of Sewell and a longtime resident of Gloucester City. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 35 years, Juliann Barron (nee Markiewicz); his “daughter”, Kristina Vasquez (Brian); sisters, Mary Giles (Glenn), Theresa Barron, Marie Watson (William) and Alice Gallagher (Sean) and many loving nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, William F. Barron, Sr. and Alice T. Barron (nee Madden); brother, William F. Barron, Jr. and sister, Catherine M. Barron. CNBNews graphic file John was a graduate of Gloucester High School class of 1973. For... Read more →


CONGRATULATIONS! South Jersey Gas First Responders Grant Recipients

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ, February 13, 2024 – South Jersey Gas is pleased to announce the recipients of the company’s annual First Responders Grant Program. This year, eight grants totaling nearly $40,000 were awarded to local first responder departments. “At South Jersey Gas, we recognize the vital role first responders play in our communities; providing critical emergency planning and response services for natural disasters and emergencies,” said Brent Schomber, President and COO, South Jersey Gas. “These grants are a token of our appreciation for their tremendous dedication, and we are proud to support the invaluable work they do to keep our... Read more →


Camden Man Charged with November Homicide

Camden City, N.J.- A Camden City man has been arrested and charged in connection with the shooting of a man in November 2023 that later resulted in his death, announced Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. On February 9, 2024, Lisandro Gomez, 26, of Camden City was charged with first-degree Murder in the death of Victor Lebron, 26, of Sicklerville, NJ. Gomez was also charged with second-degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, second-degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, and second-degree Certain Persons Not to Possess Weapons. Gomez was arrested later... Read more →


Westville Borough Fire Company Awarded $15,000 Grant for Firehouse Upgrades

WESTVILLE, NJ., Feb. 8, 2024 — The Westville Borough Fire Company yesterday formally accepted a grant in the amount of $15,000 from Energy Transfer, which aided in the purchase of equipment to enhance the organizations technology at the firehouse. Energy Transfer is one of the largest and most diversified energy logistics companies in the country, with pipeline infrastructure in New Jersey to aide in the storage and transportation of hydrocarbons that make everyday life possible. “With increased costs for equipment, it is becoming increasingly difficult to keep our firehouse up-to-date and ensure the safety of our members and of the... Read more →


General Announcements from the Wildwood City Clerk's Office

CITY CLERK Lisa A. Brown, City Clerk [email protected] Karen Gallagher, Deputy City Clerk [email protected] Amanda Neill, Aide to the City Clerk [email protected] Phone: 609-522-2444 X2239 -2024 Mercantile License renewal invoices were mailed on January 18, 2024. All Mercantile licenses are due to be renewed no later than May 1, 2024. Pursuant to Local Finance Notice 2022-23, all rentals and businesses must submit liability insurance when acquiring their 2024 Mercantile License. +++++ -2024 Seasonal Parking Meter Permits are available for purchase. Permits must be picked up in the City Clerk’s Office. We will not be sending them in the mail. +++++... Read more →


OPINION:

WHAT ARE THE DUTIES OF A JOURNALIST?

updated Cleary's Trial Postponed...Once Again! William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews editor “Are you sure you want to become a journalist? If you are looking for a job that will make you renowned, you have chosen the wrong field." ~George F. Cleary Sr. Gloucester City News & Camden County Record publisher / Editor Emeritus GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 11, 2024)—As you know, on October 10, my son and I were charged by the Cold Springs School Resource Officer Brian Green with stealing a child’s bench, which we thought was trash. It had been lying on the asphalt behind the school... Read more →


Lions Smith Slams Door On Rams

Bruce Darrow I CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 11, 2024)--Gloucester City Lions upended crosstown rival Gloucester Catholic Rams 52 - 43 on Saturday, February 10, behind a total team effort. The Rams, with two recent huge wins over the Overbrook Rams and powerhouse Pitman, were surprised by the young Lions' shooting and tough defense by Kaden Harris and Kevin Wall. Sophomore sharpshooter Keegan Cohan started the game with long-range shooting, scoring 11 early points, which were picked up by the air traffic control tower. The Rams pregame plans were quickly abandoned and any adjustments by the Rams coach's were quickly... Read more →


House of Representatives Pass the PRESS Act

ACLU Cheers House Passage of the PRESS ACT The bill protects journalists and their sources from government overreach and censorship. WASHINGTON – On January 19, 2024 the House of Representatives voted to pass HR 4250, the Protect Reporters from Exploitative State Spying Act (PRESS Act), which prevents the government from compelling CNBNews graphic file journalists to reveal their sources and work product. The act also bars the government from spying on journalists’ phone records and search histories through third parties, like internet service providers, as a work-around. The American Civil Liberties Union has championed this bill for years, and recently... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: Gloucester City Residents Protecting Our Country

(source Facebook) photo provided GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 10, 2024)--Best of luck to two brave young men from Gloucester City Nay’Shon Obey and Liam Driscoll, who are beginning a year’s deployment in one of the world’s trouble zones. Nay’Shon graduated from Gloucester High School, and Liam graduated from Gloucester Catholic. They are both members of the 1st Battalion, 114 Infantry Regiment, Company A (NJ ARNG) headquarters Woodbury Armory, Woodbury, NJ. God bless them. 1st Battalion, 114th Infantry Regiment (NJ ARNG) Woodbury Armory | Woodbury, New Jersey, United States Headquarters and Headquarters Company Company A Mount Holly Armory | Mount Holly... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering:

Graffiti Vandals Paint Broadway Building; Twin Bar Repairs Underway

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor CNBNews photo FEBRUARY 10, 2024 Related: Broken Windows WHO WOULD DO SOMETHING LIKE THIS? Angad S. Guglani, the owner of the former Coffee Corner property, kept repeating that question as Peyton and I stood there staring at the graffiti sprayed in white paint on his building. Guglaini said he recently spent Angad S. Guglani $30,000 on fixing up the outside of the building, located at the corner of South Broadway and Market Street. He planned to spend another $30,000 on paving the parking lot that adjoined the building. Guglani’s business, Cooper Square Acquisitions,... Read more →


Republican Congresswoman Says Biden Doesn’t Have Mental Capacity to be President

By Greg Bishop | The Center Square 2 hrs ago (The Center Square)(February 9, 2024) – After a special counsel’s report on President Joe Biden’s handling of classified documents highlighted questions about the president’s mental capacity, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said he “smells a rat.” A special counsel report released Thursday found no wrongdoing by Biden in how he handled classified materials after his terms as vice president ended. But, the report also raised questions about the 81-year-old’s mental acuity. "In his interview with our office, Mr. Biden's memory was worse," according to the report. "He did not remember when... Read more →


GHS Dance Team at 76ers Game

Gloucester City High School's Dance and Cheer Team recently performed in front of fans of the Phila. 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center. The team's winter sports Coach Kaylee Lovern of Gloucester City, has taken the young ladies to the next level. Coach Lovern demands and receives high expectations from a team of 25 with only 3 seniors. Introducing the 2024 GHS Lions Dance Team Team Captains - Natalie Parent, Eva Cecilio, Dakota Callahan Captains - Natalie Parent, Dakota Callahan and Eva Cecilio are one of the main reason these young ladies are celebrated as one of the area’s best.... Read more →


DONATIONS NEEDED!

GCHS's Alumni Hall Needs a New Roof

Attention Ram Alumni and Supporters! For several decades, GCHS's Alumni Hall has displayed our proud Gloucester Catholic heritage and history in the main building of the school complex. As GCHS prepares for the reopening of Alumni Hall, we are currently launching a capital campaign to fund repairs to the school's roof. This will once again allow access to classroom space, offices and Alumni Hall! Join us from Feb. 6 through 8th with a gift to the GCHS roof repair fund! Your donation will help us expedite these repairs as we prepare to re-open Alumni Hall and our main campus complex... Read more →


*Peyton and Me:

Mother Nature, Broken Windows, Trump/Biden, Ridgeway Fires, New to Gcity

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 6, 2024)(CNBNews)--The other day, we had a hawk perched on the deck railing in our backyard. Based on the information we found on the Bird Feeder Hub website https://birdfeederhub.com/hawks-in-new-jersey/, we believe it is a Red-tailed hawk. The Red-tailed hawks are the most common hawk found on the North American continent, living year-round in almost every state, including New Jersey. Their population increases even more during the winter, when birds that have spent their summer in Canada come down to join the others in the U.S. Red-tailed hawks are most active... Read more →


9 Boat Captains Including a Beach Haven Boat Captain Honored for Lifesaving Acts

Acting as Good Samaritans, 9 TowBoatUS Captains Honored for Lifesaving Acts Locations in Port Clinton and Sandusky, Ohio; South Gulf Island, British Columbia; Beach Haven, N.J.; Old Saybrook, Conn.; Islamorada, Fla. SPRINGFIELD, Va., Feb. 5, 2024 ̶ When recreational boats break down on the water, need a battery jump, run out of fuel or run aground, the nation’s largest fleet of on-water towing and assistance, TowBoatUS, responds 24/7 to get them home. Sometimes, however, matters aren’t so routine and the captains that helm TowBoatUS response vessels choose to step in as good Samaritans to help save lives as well. At... Read more →


Clear Connections: A Comprehensive Look at the Best Phone Psychics Available

Welcome to the fascinating world of phone psychics, where clear connections bridge the spiritual and tangible gap. This comprehensive exploration will delve into psychic readings over the phone, unlocking insights, guidance, and a deeper understanding of the mystic arts. Let's embark on this journey together, discovering the best phone psychics to guide you. Navigating the Psychic Landscape As you step into the world of phone psychics, the first challenge is navigating the vast landscape of available services. Discerning genuine psychics from the charlatans is essential, ensuring you receive accurate and meaningful insights. Many reputable platforms provide a curated selection of... Read more →


Barbara J. Heck 78, formerly of Audubon

Barbara passed away on February 4, 2024, formerly of Audubon, NJ, she was 78 years old. Beloved daughter of the late Marion and Harold Heck. She is survived by her dear cousins, William A. Fithian and Linda Fithian, her Goddaughter, Susann Dybus and close friends, Carol Sobolewski and Winnie Powell. Barbara was raised in the Fairview section of Camden and was a 1963 graduate of Camden High School where she was a member of the marching band and Majorettes. She was also a member of the Vassella Drum and Bugle Corps. Barbara was employed for many years as an executive... Read more →