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$200,000 NJDCA Capital Grant will Help Gloucester Township Fix Blackwood Bank Building

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ– Gloucester Township Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP) district has been awarded $200,000 Community Capital Needs NPP Grant from the NJ Department of Community Affairs (NJDCA). The grant will be used to acquire and help fund reconstruction of the former bank building on the corner of Black Horse Pike and Church Street ( 3 S Black Horse Pike) in Blackwood section of Gloucester Township. Approximately $550,000 in additional funding from various federal, state, and local sources will go toward this project in keeping with goal of leveraging Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP) funding to expand the resources and impact on... Read more →


New Playground Coming to Proprietor's Park

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (JUNE 27, 2022)--The City of Gloucester City has been awarded $247,000 Community Capital Needs Grant from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (NJDCA )and the Neighborhood Preservation Program for an inclusive Playground at Proprietor's Park. This grant will provide for the construction of a playground which will be available to all children with different levels of ability. With the additional assistance of funds from the Camden County Commissioners' Open Space Recreation Grant, the park will be accessible for any types of assistive devices for children to enjoy. For more information, contact Lori Ryan, Director of Community... Read more →


The Eight Annual Riding For Warriors 15-day Motorcycle Ride Kick-Offs June 30

HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. (June 9, 2022) – The Eight Annual Riding For Warriors 15-day motorcycle ride will kick-off June 30 at Camp Pendleton in Calif. benefiting Hope For The Warriors and its Warrior’s Wish and Military Spouse and Caregiver Scholarships programs. This year’s motorcycle journey will go coast-to-coast aiming to raise awareness and support for post-9/11 veterans and their families through a goal of raising $100,000 for the two programs. Celebrating 16 years of service, Hope For The Warriors is a national nonprofit that assists veterans, service members and military families with a variety of programming including health and wellness, sports... Read more →


Virtua Health Presents Humanitarian Award to Senator Troy Singleton

The Health system also awards television’s Stephen A. Smith for vaccine advocacy (Marlton, N.J.)…Virtua Health recently presented Senator Troy Singleton with the Humanitarian Award at its black-tie gala held at the Borgata Hotel, Casino, and Spa in Atlantic City, N.J. The celebration of the not-for-profit health system’s philanthropic partners also included the presentation of the first-of-its-kind Voice for Good Award to ESPN commentator Stephen A. Smith. Representing New Jersey’s 7th Legislative District, Senator Singleton has been a champion of many important health care issues, including improving access to healthy and affordable food for those in need, reducing COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy,... Read more →


CNB TRAVEL NEWS: All work and no play is boring...

A Complete Guide to Events & Festivals in Greater Philadelphia This Summer Head to Philly for a summer full of street fests, concerts, games and more. READ MORE JUNE HIGHLIGHTS 31 Great Things to Do on the Delaware River Waterfront Right Now SIPPING, STROLLING, LOUNGING, KAYAKING AND MORE READ MORE Where to Celebrate Juneteenth This Year HISTORICAL REENACTMENTS, AFRICAN-INSPIRED PROGRAMMING AND LIVE PERFORMANCES READ MORE SPONSORED Beach Days at Peddler’s Village SAND SCULPTURES AND BLOCK PARTIES TAKE OVER IN JUNE READ MORE 26 Things to Do in Philadelphia & the Countryside This Week & Weekend INCLUDING THE RETURN OF THE... Read more →


Virtua Health Nurse Ann Coyle of Audubon, Honored by Independence Blue Cross

Honored for Her Extraordinary Care and Compassion (Voorhees, NJ)…Virtua Health is proud to announce its own Ann Coyle, RNC-NIC (registered nurse certified in Neonatal Intensive Care), as an honoree of the Independence Blue Cross annual “Celebrate Caring” campaign, which highlights three nurses who demonstrate extraordinary care and compassion to their patients and community. For the last 39 years, Ann has taken care of Virtua’s tiniest patients and their families during what can be an incredibly stressful time. As the manager of the Perinatal Bereavement Program, Ann ensures that families who experience the loss of a pregnancy or an infant have... Read more →


Affordable Home Program Launched in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — City Council President Darrell L. Clarke (5th District) joined by Councilmembers, housing officials, and advocates, today announced the single largest developers of affordable housing in Philadelphia history – 1,000 affordable homes to be built across the city. “Turn The Key”, the Philadelphia Affordable Homeownership Program, is being funded through the $400 million Neighborhood Preservation Initiative (NPI) program created by City Council in 2020. “Turn The Key” and NPI will provide funding to build more than 1,000 new, energy-efficient, 3 bedrooms, 1 ½ bath homes on publicly-owned city land. Several Requests For Proposals have already been issued to develop... Read more →


Philadelphia Happenings and Events

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


South Jersey Health System Welcomed 9,000-Plus New Babies in 2021

(VOORHEES, NJ, May 19, 2022) Newsweek and data firm Statista have named Virtua Voorhees Hospital as one of America’s Best Maternity Hospitals. The list includes 350 hospitals nationwide, eight of which are in New Jersey. Virtua Voorhees received five out of five ribbons, signifying the highest-possible performance category and the hospital’s commitment to safety, outcomes, and personalized care. Ratings are based, in part, on medical data, patient satisfaction data, and reputation among industry leaders. “We recognize the tremendous responsibility that comes with helping women and families welcome their babies to the world. Recognition like this affirms our patient-focused practices and... Read more →


9 Popular Baby Shower Presents for Twins

Image Source Being a mom is challenging; you will feel various feelings before and after a child is born. Soon-to-be parents are filled with thoughts, concerns, and whether they’ll be good parents. With or without other kids in the mix, being a mom of twins is no easy feat. So, be sure to purchase a gift in the upcoming baby shower and be respectful to the soon-to-be mom and dad! A way of thanking the parents for the invitation to the baby shower is by preparing a gift. This page covers the nine popular presents you can give. Matching Jewelry... Read more →


Ocean County Student Recognized in PDFNJ’s Statewide Fourth Grade Folder Contest

Pt. PLEASANT BEACH, NJ — Young people are using their artistic talents to encourage their peers to live a healthy substance-free lifestyle as part of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s (PDFNJ) Design a Fourth Grade Folder contest. Nearly 3,000 fourth grade students from all 21 counties in New Jersey entered the contest, but only 33 earned recognition at the program’s virtual award ceremony held on Tuesday, May 3. Allison Leinen of G. Harold Antrum Elementary School in Point Pleasant Beach was selected as a finalist in the competition. The virtual awards ceremony honored each of the finalists, allowing... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: Burlington County Student Recognized in PDFNJ’s Statewide Fourth Grade Folder Contest

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


Camden County Commissioners Reduce Taxes

By Linda Lindner CAMDEN CITY, NJ (MAY 13, 2022)(CNBNews)--The Camden County board of commissioners on Monday said that, in an effort to ensure Camden remains an affordable place to live, it recently passed a budget that reduced the county levy by $5 million this year and puts it more than $15 million under the state-imposed tax cap, according to a news release. GOOD NEWS The new 2022 budget represents an almost 8% decrease from 2021 on the average assessed household in the county, which means a house assessed at $200,000 will have reduced county taxes of $120 and a home... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: DELAWARE RIVER TRAIL IS COMPLETE AND OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Upon the 10-year anniversary of the adoption of the Master Plan for Central Delaware, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation is thrilled to officially turn the newly completed 3-mile multimodal path over to the public for their leisure and enjoyment. Enjoy a Scenic Bike Ride Along the Delaware River Trail...Credit: Matt Stanley PHILADELPHIA, PA (April 29, 2022) – A major milestone in the Master Plan for Central Delaware, the highly anticipated Delaware River Trail (DRT) is complete and fully open for public use and enjoyment, transforming the way Philadelphians and visitors can access and benefit from everything that the Delaware River... Read more →


NJ American Water Awards $41,000 in Environmental Grants to Five Communities

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – APRIL 21, 2022 – In honor of Earth Day this week, New Jersey American Water announced today the recipients of its 2022 Environmental Grant Program. This year, the company awarded a total of $41,000 to five distinguished organizations and community groups within its service areas that are engaged in sustainability projects to improve water source protection or watershed protection. “At New Jersey American Water, we recognize that people aren’t the only ones who need clean water – the environment depends on it too,” said Danielle Kearsley, Environmental Program Lead, New Jersey American Water. “That is why... Read more →


CNB Fishing News NJ: SPRING TRADITION GETS UNDERWAY WITH OPENING DAY OF TROUT

SEASON ON SATURDAY, APRIL 9 (P22/15) TRENTON – Anglers will have approximately 250,000 freshly stocked rainbow trout to catch in waterways across the state when trout season opens on Saturday, April 9, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced today. Approximately 100,000 anglers of all ages are expected to head to their favorite fishing spots on opening day, which kicks off at 8 a.m. Trout season in New Jersey is eagerly anticipated by many because it’s an excellent opportunity to spend quality time outdoors while also enjoying some outstanding fishing. “DEP Fish and Wildlife began stocking beautiful rainbow... Read more →


Camden and Gloucester Counties Launch South Jersey First Joint Film Office

(Paulsboro, NJ)— Camden County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli Jr. and Deputy Director Heather Simmons of Gloucester County joined film industry leaders Monday evening to launch South Jersey’s first joint film office. The South Jersey Film Office Cooperative will assist in a variety of services for film productions such as permitting and scouting. The communities within Camden and Gloucester counties are suited to be the backdrop for almost any type of production. Each county features diverse environments including idyllic main streets, bustling urban centers, untouched forests, manicured parks, historic estates, rolling farmlands and much more. “We are always looking for ways... Read more →


NJ Renaissance Faire Celebrates Triumphant 13th season

HEAR YE, HEAR YE!!! There’s no better way to celebrate the re-socialization of modern society, than to attend an outdoor festival set in MEDIEVAL times! The NJ Renaissance Faire celebrates its triumphant 13th season with the adventures of Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men. Robin’s close friend, Will Scarlet, is accused of murder and on the run from the Sheriff of Nottingham- it’s is only a matter of time before he’s caught! The citizens of the magical village of Crossford are the only ones who can help! This story unfolds each morning at 10am, as we set our... Read more →


Stella Nwanguma, Winslow Township Middle School Principal, Honored

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL SELECTED AS VISIONARY PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR Winslow Township School District is proud to announce the awarding of Visionary Principal of the year to Ms. Stella Nwanguma, Winslow Township Middle School Principal, by the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association (NJPSA). Ms. Nwanguma has served as the Principal of Winslow Township Middle School for the past 11 years after successfully teaching at the elementary, middle, and high school levels for over 17 years. She began her role as Principal at a time when the Winslow Township Middle School was in need of change. Under Ms.... Read more →


Samaritan’s 2022 Celebration of Life Gala Raises $151,000

SamaritanGala2022A.jpg – Samaritan’s 2022 Gala Chair Jamie Bratton of Innovative Benefit Planning (left) and Samaritan President and Chief Executive Officer Mary Ann Boccolini (right) stand with a $151,000 donation from the organization’s 2022 Celebration of Life: Above and Beyond Gala, which was held virtually on Saturday, February 12. All proceeds raised from the event will support the not-for-profit’s comprehensive family of services that benefit seriously ill patients and their families, as well as those grieving a loss, across the southern and central New Jersey region. ___________________ Mount Laurel, NJ – Samaritan held its annual Celebration of Life Gala, presented by... Read more →


CNB Delaware News: DuPont Nature Center to Reopen April 2

Health Protocols in Place for Guest Safety The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve will welcome visitors again when it reopens for the season Saturday, April 2, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Controlannounced today. The facility will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. from April through September on the following days: April: Wednesdays and Saturdays only (closed Easter weekend) May: Tuesday through Sunday (closed on Mondays) June-July-August: Tuesday through Saturday (closed Sunday and Monday) September: Wednesdays and Saturdays only Visitors of kindergarten age and older will be required to wear a face covering while... Read more →


Business News: SJI (NYSE: SJI) Salutes Our Veterans Engagement Team

SJI Employee Veterans Hold Food Drive to Help Military Families FOLSOM, NJ, March 9, 2022 – SJI (NYSE: SJI) salutes our Veterans Engagement Team (VETS) for helping collect nearly 4,900 lbs. of food, enough to feed approximately 270 families, during their second annual food drive for the Red Cross Service to Armed Forces program. As part of its ongoing community service efforts, SJI and its utilities, South Jersey Gas and Elizabethtown Gas, encouraged customers and employees to drop off non-perishable items at the Elizabethtown Gas headquarters and set up drive-thru collection points throughout Southern New Jersey on Saturday February 26.... Read more →


Dunkin’ of Greater Philadelphia to Award $100K in Scholarships

The thirteenth annual Dunkin' Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program returns to award 20 regional students with $5,000 scholarships The Dunkin' Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program will accept applications through April 15 Philadelphia, Pa. (March 7, 2022) – Dunkin' and its greater Philadelphia-area franchisees last week announced the launch of its thirteenth annual Dunkin' Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program, which will award $100,000 in scholarships to area high school and college students. With the program’s return, Dunkin’ franchisees are celebrating by increasing the individual scholarship awards from $2,000 to $5,000 per student to help ease the financial burden of college. In collaboration with Scholarship... Read more →


Father Joseph D. Wallace: Let one Church unite Ukraine, Russia 

Let one Church unite Ukraine, Russia By Father Joseph D. Wallace - March 3, 2022 The world is shocked and dismayed over the wonton and unprovoked military incursion by Russia into the sovereign and independent country of Ukraine. Religious and political leaders from throughout the world condemned the invasion. Pope Francis, in an unprecedented move, went so far as to go to the Russian embassy in Rome, as a Vatican spokesman described, “to convey his concern for the war.” On the surface, this statement may seem somewhat perfunctory, but it really belies the Russian myth that this is not a... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: RN Lisa Caudill Presented with DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

Lisa Caudill, BSN, RN, a nurse at Jefferson Stratford Hospital’s Emergency Department, was recently honored with a DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The Deptford resident was presented the award by Nurse Manager Stephanie Maxwell and Senior VP & Chief Nursing Officer Helene Burns. They praised Caudill for putting a patient first who entered the hospital without shoes. Caudill gave the patient an extra pair of her own shoes, after discovering she and the patient wore the same size. Caudill used patience, empathy, and kindness to alleviate this patient’s anxiety. Part of an international program, DAISY honorees are nominated by patients,... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: A Big Birthday for a Little Cheesesteak Guru!

Gabarelly’s Stockton Steaks Celebrates the Birthday of its Namesake with $2 Milkshakes and Hot Chocolate on March 9th, with Proceeds Benefiting Alex’s Lemonade Stand Stockton, NJ – Gabarelly’s Stockton Steaks is celebrating the second birthday of the business’ namesake, Chef/Owner Brian Held and Judith Francois’ daughter Gabrielle, with $2 milkshakes and hot chocolates all day on Wednesday, March 9th. And ‘Gabby’ has decided that 100% of all of the money collected for a milkshake and hot chocolate sale that day will be donated to the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer. “There might be nothing more satisfying for kids... Read more →


Jefferson Washington Township Hospital Welcomes a "Twosday" Baby - Born 2-22-22

Washington Township, NJ, February 22 -- A “Twosday” baby – born on February 22, 2022 – was welcomed at 9 a.m. Tuesday at Jefferson Washington Township in South Jersey. Little Haillie Marie was born to parents Kaydee Weaver and Tyler Viscardi from Pitman, NJ. The new baby, who has older big sisters and a big brother at home, is 21 inches long and weighed 8 pounds 10 oz. at birth. OB/GYN Jessica Pescatore, DO, was the delivering physician. Read more →


Rowan-Student Athletes: Nicole Mallard, Marcellus Ross and Emma Padros

PITMAN, NJ – A trio of Rowan student-athletes – Nicole Mallard, Marcellus Ross and Emma Padros – earned weekly honors as named today by the NJAC. Mallard (Washington, NJ/Warren Hills Regional) was selected the Women’s Basketball Player of the Week as she scored a team-high 20 points in Rowan’s 75-69 win over Montclair State in the final regular-season game, which secured the number-two seed in this week’s NJAC Tournament. Mallard, who receives the weekly award for the third time, had six rebounds and tied her career-high with six steals in the victory. Ross (Sicklerville, NJ/St. Joseph Hammonton) was named the... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: 11 Camden County Middle Schools Named as Schools of Character

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (February 4, 2022) – The Camden County Technical School (CCTS) District is pleased to announce that 11 middle schools in Camden County have met the criteria and were each named a Camden County Middle School of Character. This standing shall remain in effect from 2022 through 2024. This award is jointly sponsored by the Camden County Commissioners, Camden County College, and Camden County Technical Schools. “Character education reinforces core values needed for success in the workforce, college, and in life,” said Patricia Fitzgerald, Superintendent of CCTS. “The two campuses of CCTS received recognition as National Schools of... Read more →


Bellmawr Resident Timonthy Kolody Named the 2022 Delaware Valley Young Engineer of the Year

PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 14, 2022) – The Engineers’ Club of Philadelphia announced today that Timothy Kolody, PE, LEED AP BD+C, a project engineer and mechanical discipline lead with Remington & Vernick Engineers, has been selected as the 2022 Delaware Valley Young Engineer of the Year. Kolody, a Bellmawr resident, will be recognized this week as the 2022 Delaware Valley Young Engineer of the Year – during Delaware Valley Engineers Week (Feb. 17 – 26), which is part of a national observance dedicated to recognizing the accomplishments of all types of engineers throughout our society. The annual award recognizes an outstanding engineer... Read more →


Gloucester Camden Line Will Have An Enormous Impact on Rowan University Students (video)

The cars will be environmentally friendly similar to the one above. (source gloucestercamdenline) by Berry Andres /The WHIT GLASSBORO, NJ--In 2027, Rowan students will have the opportunity to benefit from the full operation of the Gloucester-Camden Line (GCL) and its two Glassboro stations, one located right on Rowan University’s doorstep. The GCL is a proposed passenger rail line that would span from Glassboro to the Camden area with stops throughout the Southern New Jersey area. Its initial conception was announced in 2009 by the current New Jersey governor at the time, Jon S. Corzine. At this time, Corzine had also... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: Georgia Tech Dean's List

Students Make Dean's List at Georgia Tech for the Fall 2021 Semester ATLANTA, GA (01/27/2022)-- The following students have earned the distinction of Dean's List at the Georgia Institute of Technology for Fall 2021. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have earned a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester. Colby Ackerman of Voorhees (08043) Abhijat Chauhan of Mount Laurel (08054) Alexander Contratti of Burlington (08016) Iris Kim of Cherry Hill (08003) Daniel Lam of Mount Laurel (08054) Shawn McKelvey of Williamstown (08094) Zarif Rahman of Voorhees (08043) Gemma Ruggiano of Mount Laurel (08054) Sherry Shao of... Read more →


HUD Awards $1.4M to Support Housing Counseling Programs in NJ, Organization in Audubon Receives $36,774

Awards provide HUD-approved housing counseling agencies and intermediaries with funding to maintain and expand critical services for the nation’s renters, homebuyers, and homeowners. WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Monday awarded $51.4 million in housing counseling grants to 177 HUD-approved housing counseling agencies and intermediary organizations. This includes funding to HUD-approved housing counseling agencies that are partnering with Historically Black College and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), or other Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs). The funding supports housing counseling agencies in their critical work to stem the tide of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on... Read more →


*New Jersey Civil Service Commission Job Fairs

Dress for Success! Open to the Public! Bring your Resumes! State agencies and department representatives will be in attendance to meet with you to share employment opportunities in state government. source https://www.state.nj.us/csc/CSC%20Public%20Employment%20Fairs.pdf Read more →


American Legion Baseball Alumni on Hall of Fame Ballot

The American Legion Dec 01, 2021 Six former American Legion Baseball players are on the ballot for the 2022 Baseball Hall of Fame, with results in voting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America being announced Jan. 25. The Class of 2022 will be inducted into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., on July 24. Here’s a look at the American Legion Baseball alumni on the Hall of Fame ballot: Barry Bonds (10th year on ballot) The all-time home run leader is in his final year on the ballot. Barry Bonds, who played American Legion Baseball in San Mateo,... Read more →


Merry Christmas To All from ClearysNoteBook

CNBNewsnet Wishing your Christmas be filled with peace, love and good health. Thank you for your support and loyalty Warmest Regards... Peyton...Don't Forget Me! Bill and Connie Cleary Sr. https://www.gloucestercitynews.net Read more →


Y.A.L.E. School Students Build and Donate Wooden Racecars to Toys for Tots  

Cherry Hill, N.J. – Middle school students from Y.A.L.E. School Cherry Hill, a private school for students with special needs, shifted into high gear in recent weeks to complete a project that resulted in nearly 90 custom-made wooden racecars being donated to Toys for Tots. Under the direction of Industrial and Applied Arts staff at Y.A.L.E. School Brian Reed and Ron Gordon, and using the design machinery at the Y.A.L.E. School Vocational Co-op, Y.A.L.E. students dedicated hours to building, sanding and readying the fleet of solid wood cars. Older students in Y.A.L.E.’s high school and 18-21 programs joined in the... Read more →


Free Christmas Trees for People Having Financial Problems

PHILADELPHIA PA, (December 23, 2021)(CNBNews)--If you know of a family that is having a rough time of it financially this year and in need of a Christmas tree, please send them to my location at 808 E. Passyunk Avenue (where 6th Street, Queen Street & Passyunk Avenue meet in South Philly) and tell them they could pick a tree up for FREE on me and my workers. There are quite a few dozen left and they are leaning against the side and front wall, just pick one out and carry it away, but please don't leave any trees laying in... Read more →


Thomas Murphy's Pub to Feed Gloucester City Residents for FREE on December 24

Feeding Families for the Holidays “There are so many families in need in our region, and nobody should be alone or hungry,” Bob Nicodemo. (Thomas Murphy’s Pub partner) photo Credit: Kevin York GLOUCESTER CITY, (December 18, 2021)(CNBNews)--Thomas Murphy's Pub, the popular neighborhood Irish pub located at 157 S. Burlington Street in Gloucester City, NJ, just minutes over the bridge from Philadelphia, has announced that they will feed families in their community for free on Friday, December 24th from noon to 2 p.m. Thomas Murphy’s Pub partner Bob Nicodemo said he hopes to feed Christmas dinners to 1,000 people for no... Read more →


CNB DINING NEWS: Philly Restaurant Week Jan. 9-21

Bistro La Baia 1700 Lombard St, Philadelphia, PA 19146 PHILADELPHIA PA--From January 9-21, 2022, your favorite restaurants are offering multi-course prix fixe lunches for $25 and dinners for $40 to enjoy indoors or outdoors at the restaurant or at home. Whether you feel more comfortable dining out or taking home, support your favorite Center City businesses. Please support your servers by tipping generously. And be sure to visit each business' website or call for their current COVID-19 policy. For more specifics, visit the following Restaurant Week pages: CCD Restaurant Week Participant List View Page >> Restaurants With Outdoor Seating >>... Read more →


1,500 turkeys for the families and individuals served by the Center for Food Action

Englewood, NJ (November 19 2021) – Friday morning, the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office, The County of Bergen and Hackensack University Medical Center teamed up to deliver 1,500 turkeys for the families and individuals served by the Center for Food Action. The Bergen County Sheriff’s Department has made this donation an annual event, providing tens of thousands of Thanksgiving meals over the years. Led by Officer Aret Yesiltepe, the turkeys were purchased through funds raised through the PBA Local 134 Civic Association. Funding was also provided by a number of organizations including Hackensack University Medical Center and the The Contemporary Club... Read more →


Haddonfield's Pizza Crime Named Number 1

NJ.com has named the Pepper Jawni at Haddonfield’s own Pizza Crime the number one best pizza among all 2,000+ pizzerias in the Garden State! Now, its Haddonfield neighbors are throwing a Number One party to celebrate! Pizza Crime’s chef/owner Nab Maitra will be slinging Pepper Jawni pies and offering a marinara pizza for half price with each one. Everything will have a #1 theme, including: Cookies from Downtown Cookies, which was voted number one for Monster-sized Cookies in SJ Magazine Specials at King’s Road Brewing Company, Haddonfield’s first and only brewery (and the first legal beer served in Haddonfield, a... Read more →


Rutgers and Tel Aviv University Enter Partnership to Boost Research Collaboration  

Rutgers University and Tel Aviv University (TAU) signed a memorandum of understanding that will further collaboration and establish a presence by TAU at the NJ Innovation & Technology Hub in New Brunswick, N.J. Rendering of the NJ Innovation & Technology Hub. Rutgers University and Tel Aviv University (TAU) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will further the collaboration between the two research universities and establish a presence by TAU at the NJ Innovation & Technology Hub, a 550,000-square-foot, $665 million project in New Brunswick, N.J. The Hub will be home to a new Rutgers Translational Research facility and... Read more →


State of Delaware Wins National Gold Medal Award for Park and Recreation Excellence

GOOD NEWS--(November 17, 2021)(CNBNews)-- Gov. John Carney announced Tuesday that Delaware State Parks won the prestigious 2021 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management, which Delaware also won in 2015. The award is given by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration with the National Parks and Recreation Association. Pictured with the 2021 Gold Medal Grand Plaque, from left to right, are the Delaware State Parks staff who worked on the award application: Shauna McVey, public information officer; Joe Ulrich, photography/videography manager; Laura Parks, land preservation technician; Martina Adams, special project coordinator; and Elena Stewart,... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: New Jersey becomes latest state to end cosmetics animal testing

(November 9, 2021)— Gov. Phil Murphy, D-NJ, signed legislation to end the sale of cosmetics in New Jersey that have been newly tested on animals, preventing the cruel and unnecessary use of rabbits, guinea pigs, mice and rats in cosmetics safety assessments. Animals used in cosmetics testing suffer through painful tests. Rabbits have chemicals rubbed onto their shaved skin or dripped into their eyes and are observed for signs of irritation such as redness, bleeding, and ulcers. Guinea pigs and mice have substances injected under their skin or smeared onto their ears to evaluate allergic responses. Rats are forced to... Read more →


Why Moving to Ireland Will Change Your Life

Ireland is probably one of the most popular countries globally. It has notable offers in terms of economy, geographical location, culture, and basically, its entirety. Even a short visit to the place will open a lot of new knowledge, which will surely add value to your experiences. Now, what more if you move to Ireland? It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that it can change your whole life. Note that you’ll need a passport application first, though. Immigration Advice Services can help you with this. In case you are wondering, below are some reasons why moving to Ireland will... Read more →


Habitat for Humanity/State Farm Team Up to Bring Affordable Housing to Gloucester County

A group State Farm representatives broke out their jeans, sneakers and tool belts to help Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity build a safe, affordable home. The volunteers worked on a Glassboro home, which will eventually be owned by a local, deserving family. “Habitat for Humanity’s commitment to providing families with safe and affordable homes aligns well with State Farm’s mission to help build safer, stronger, better educated communities,” says State Farm Sales Leader Eric Simon. “One of our goals is to team up with community organizations, like Habitat, to help our neighbors in need realize the dream of homeownership.” Habitat... Read more →


Camden County DCA Grant Application Includes Nearly $400,000 for City of Gloucester City

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)(October 11, 2021)----The County of Camden is holding a virtual public hearing, Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at 10 AM for the purpose to announce it intends to apply to the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) for: $370,684 in Community Development Block Grant CV1 funds for Gloucester City and $1,343,678 in Community Development Block Grant CV2 funds, which were made available through the CARES Act, Public Law 116-136. The County has determined that the best and most effective way to address community needs and prepare, prevent, and respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is to establish... Read more →


The Avalon Volunteer Fire Company building will be expanded

New Traffic Plan Behind Public Safety Complex The Avalon Volunteer Fire Company building will be expanded over the course of the next few years and areas including and around the firehouse will be a construction zone for the duration of this work. The initial phase of this work is expected to begin during the week of October 4th. Drivers should be aware that for a period of three to four weeks, the two handicapped parking spots adjacent to the Avalon Senior Center will be temporarily relocated in order for underground work to be performed safely. The ramp to the Avalon... Read more →


Symphony in C names Lisa Roche to the Board of Directors

(Collingswood, NJ) Symphony in C is pleased to announce the annual Board appointments including Haddonfield resident and business owner Lisa Roche to its Board of Directors. Lisa Roche is the Owner of Nagare, a wellness center in Haddonfield, NJ that focuses on holistic healing through The GYROTONIC® Method, Reiki and Sound Healing. She has dedicated her life to helping others heal with a combination of movement, reiki, aromatherapy and music to stimulate the brain and nervous system to treat physical symptoms utilizing the entire body’s innate systems. Lisa is a wife and mother to 2 wonderful children. She is also... Read more →