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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 seem as appealing to some as, say, a balmy Caribbean cruise, to us it was ideal: less crowds, still mild weather, and even a few... Read more →


Ike's Hook 'em Early Fishing Event Held at Martins Lake, Gloucester City

BY CNBNews Staff photos provided GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 8, 2024)(CNBNews)--The Ike's Hook 'em Early fishing event was held at Martins Lake in Gloucester City on Saturday, May 4. Over 50 kids participated in the contest, most of whom lived in Gloucester City. The non-profit foundation distributed a Flambeau Tackle Box and an Ike's Abu Garcia rod and reel to each child. The Ike Foundation's objective is to introduce the sport of fishing to children in both urban and rural areas. Through this, they aim to instill in them a strong love and respect for the outdoors that will last... Read more →


Volunteers Plant Trees In Gloucester City

photo provided…Volunteers plant a tree in the Cypress Garden section of the city GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 24, 2024)(CNBNews)--Crystal Wessel, Urban Airshed Reforestation Program Coordinator, praised the volunteers who planted 20 trees recently in the Cypress Gardens section of Gloucester City. Wessel expressed gratitude to the volunteers who participated in the planting. A combination of shade and flowering trees was planted to improve the block's aesthetics while also providing shade, reducing flooding, and purifying the air and water. Wessel said, “The event was the official Arbor Day Celebration of the city, and it was wonderful to have the volunteers celebrate... Read more →


Spectators Gather Along Delaware River to See Celebrated USS Battleship New Jersey Pass By

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 22, 2024)(CNBNews)--Former Brooklawn residents Michael and Rosemary Costello came to Gloucester City Thursday to see the Battleship New Jersey BB62 head south on the Delaware River to the Paulsboro Marine Terminal. Michael is a Navy vet from the 1960s, so it was special for him to see the Battleship live! Photo /caption credit CNBNews photographer Joe Townsend CAMDEN CITY, NJ (March 22, 2024)(CNBNews)—On Thursday, March 21, a large crowd gathered at the home of the Battleship New Jersey to watch the historic ship depart for needed maintenance at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. New Jersey Gov. Phil... Read more →


Houston Border Crisis : Previously Deported Criminals Have Murdered Police and Teens

Galveston County Sheriff's Office Border Security Response Team deputies apprehend illegal border crossers in Kinney County, Texas. Source: Galveston County Sheriff's Office By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor Feb 9, 2024 (The Center Square) (February 9,– Recent murders of Houstonians highlight how the border crisis is impacting the largest city in the state. While criminal aliens have reportedly committed numerous murders, two recent ones highlight a troubling pattern, authorities have told The Center Square. Gov. Greg Abbott warned about the consequences of President Joe Biden’s “open border policies” earlier this week, which he said were having “a devastating... 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 →


*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 →


Two Vehicles Collide Head-On at Berlin Cross Keys Road Intersection, Occupants Injured

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (On Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 3:02 pm, Gloucester Township Police were dispatched to the intersection of Berlin Cross Keys Road at Johnson Road for a report of a head on motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles where one of the vehicles was beginning to smoke. Arriving GTPD Officers and Firefighters from Lambs Terrace safely removed all occupants of the vehicles as one of the vehicles became fully involved in fire which was quickly put out. Inspira BLS and Virtua ALS units treated the drivers and occupants of both vehicles. An adult and two juveniles were taken... Read more →


Gloucester High Homecoming Game

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ -(CNBNews)-During halftime of the Lions - Collingswood Football game the 2023 Homecoming ceremony was held. The King and Queen were announced and Outstanding Running Back Jake Zearfoss added to to memorable night being crown Homecoming King along with Homecoming King Zake Zearfoss (photo below). Homecoming King Zake Zearfoss Homecoming Queen Brianna Wimer Photos Courtesy Rachel Marie, Kaylee Lovern Read more →


Our Best Friends: Trooper, Sheba, Misty, Bear, Nikki, Lacey, and Erica...Gone Too Soon...

UPDATED WITH NEW PHOTOS and information William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Lacey is on the left, and Erica is on the right. Friends from the first day they met. (CNBNews photo) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (First published July 4, 2022)(CNBNews)--We have been very fortunate to own many excellent Labrador retrievers over 60 years of marriage. Three of our eight Labdores were therapy dogs. Today, Peyton holds down that title. Before her, the two pictured, Lacey and Erica, performed those duties. Seeing the faces of senior citizens and hospital patients brighten when we walk into their room with our dog is... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering through the Streets of Gcity, Cherry Hill, Down the Shore

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews FOND MEMORIES OF THE BROWN STREET SCHOOL-Today, the demolition process of Brown Street School, Brown and Somerset Streets commenced. Gloucester City taxpayers will bear the cost of $324,265 for this work. Caravella Demolition, based in Newark, NJ, is the contractor assigned to carry out this task. The contract outlines the specific duties that Caravella must perform. 1. Environmental/Asbestos Abatement 11,800 SF 2. Demolition of Former School Structures, Contents and All Other Debris Whether Above or Below Ground at 51 South Brown Street, Block 151 Lot 15, Final Restorations and Grading to within 6" of... Read more →


GHS Boys Basketball Team Holds 10th Annual Free Basketball Camp

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 26, 2023)— Last week, the Gloucester High School Boys Basketball team hosted its 10th annual free basketball camp for our boy athletes in the district. Liam James, (photo) head Lions Basketball Coach said, "Along with the instruction and competition, we invited a group of speakers throughout the week with a wealth of knowledge and experiences at the high school, collegiate, and professional levels. Looking forward to seeing all of our Lions, young and old, this upcoming season!" James said, "We would like to thank our sponsors who helped us make this event free for the kids:... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY:

Not in Our Town

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Columnist GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 8, 2023)(CNBNews)When it comes to the growing, processing and sale of marijuana some towns are saying "Over here, we want it." Other towns are saying "not in my backyard." Unfortunately, there are some towns where the residents don't want the pot in their town but the city/borough leaders do. Pot is taxed, providing more money for our leaders to spend. Woodbury Heights is one of those towns. courtesy of Westville Fire Department The residents of Woodbury Heights were fighting tooth and nail to keep pot out of their community but their... Read more →


Funeral Services for Deptford Police Officer Bobby Schisler to be Held at Rowan University

(gloucestercitynews.net photo credit)...Memorial in honor of Deptford Police Officer Shisler has been growiing in front of the Deptford Township Police Station, on Cooper Road and Delsea Drive intersection. (DEPTFORD Township, NJ)(May 12, 2023)(CNBNews)-- Funeral services for Deptford Policer Officer Robert J. Shisler, who passed away May 7, 2023, will be held May 17 at Rowan University, Glassboro. Beloved son of Robert H. Shisler of Deptford and Tracy (nee Hawkins) of Deptford. Loving brother of Ashley Shisler of Mantua and Tyler Shisler of Deptford. Cherished grandson of Marion Shisler of Depford, Robert A. Shisler of Deptford, Ethel Hawkins of Barrington, and... Read more →


THE PENTAGON CHAPEL OPENED 12 days a week

The chapel is open 24 hours a day and can support 12 worship services a week. It's conveniently located right next to the Pentagon Chaplain's Office. In the front of the chapel, a memorial window was designed to look like the Survivor's Pin, which was given to every person who lived through the Pentagon attacks. It includes 184 pieces of red glass representing those who died. Four other stained glass windows in the chapel are dedicated to the attack victims. One is dedicated to the Navy, which lost 33 sailors and nine civilians that day. Two other windows are dedicated... Read more →


Fantastic Photos of FRIENDLY ANIMALS from Around the World

EDITOR'S NOTE (FEBRUARY 27, 2023): Our friend Bonnie sent us these photos. We are unable to identify the individual. If you know who it is please contact us at [email protected] so we can credit the person for their great photography. Friendship Family Isn't Always Blood Best Friends From The Start More Unlikely Friendship Little And Large Best Friends. Even The Look In His Eyes Is Adorable. Comforting A Friend Finally Got Him A Stool So That He Could Greet His Big Friend Next-door Chimpanzee And Tiger Cubs Unexpected Friendships Are The Best Ones Buddies Friendship Between A Horse And Husky... Read more →


GLoucester County Commissioners Honor Woodbury Football Team

GLOUCESTER COUNTY Commissioner Jim Jefferson spent a memorable morning at Woodbury Junior-Senior High School on December 13 as the Woodbury High School Athletics department recognized the history-making, state championship football team, cheerleaders, and band. The local football team rallied past Mountain Lakes High School 31-7 at Rutgers University on December 3, becoming NJSIAA/Rothman Orthopedics Group 1 Champions, the first in New Jersey state history. An added special bonus was Nakobe Dean of the Philadelphia Eagles, who spent time with the players answering questions and giving words of encouragement. It was a fitting tribute to this historic accomplishment, congratulations to all! Read more →


Newly Elected Brooklawn Mayor Takes Oath of Office

BROOKLAWN, NJ --Newly elected Brooklawn Mayor Julie McCleary was sworn into office with her son holding her mother's bible and her family at her side. McCleary said, "We will greatly miss our outgoing Mayor Teri Branella. Congratulations to our new Council President Patrick Moses and to John Clotworthy on his re-election to Council. What a fun evening we all had afterwards. I couldn’t be more proud to serve such a great community with amazing people." source of information and photos Facebook Read more →


2013 Video of 49 Plane Flyover of Kansas City Chief's Football Stadium

The following was submitted by our long-time friend, Chalie The Clip. image source youtube video Jason Rabinowitz/AirLine Reporter CNBNEWSNET(January 1, 2023)--The Kansas City Chiefs football team played the Las Vegas Raiders in Kansas City. When Obama was president, you may recall that he eliminated patriotic military flyovers at significant events. On Sunday, October 13th, 2013, forty-nine homemade Van’s RV aircraft entered a tight formation and synchronized their flyover to occur at the very end of the national anthem. Not only did these pilots pull off a fantastic formation flight, but each plane left a pink smoke trail in honor of... Read more →


The Flooded Brooklawn Circle, Will The Bitter Cold Temperatures Freeze The Water?

BROOKLAWN, NJ (December 23, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Photos of the Brooklawn Circle today taken today, Friday, from the Emerald Diner looking towards the west circle. It will be interesting to see if the cold temperatures will change that water into an ice skating rink later tonight or Saturday morning. Does anyone ever remember that happening in the past? Anyone out and about on Saturday in that area, please send your photos of the circle to [email protected] Photo credits Bruce Darrow and Gwen Zold Herzalla Read more →


PET TIPS: Protecting Your Pet from Winter Storms

Hi William​, An arctic blast of frigid weather that arrived in the Pacific Northwest on Tuesday is now unfolding across parts of the nation’s midsection, bringing a dangerous mix of sub-zero temperatures, fierce winds, and snow. As temperatures begin to plunge below freezing, BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital is reminding owners to keep their pets safe. Follow these expert veterinary tips to keep pets safe amid an artic blast. ERIKA AND LACEY CLEARY Keep pets indoors. Do not leave your pets outside or in a vehicle unattended during freezing weather. Consider shortening walks and limiting their time outside. Owners... Read more →


How gambling has changed over time in New Jersey

Source: Unsplash Gambling laws across the US are changing rapidly. As states realize the lucrative revenue streams of the online iGaming industry, many are repealing state laws to allow this form of entertainment into their borders. Below, we discuss the history of gambling laws in New Jersey. Online Gambling The state was way ahead in its adoption of online gambling laws and ensuring that those who partook in it were safe and used reputable sources. Its first bill passed in 2011, stating that New Jersey residents who were over the age of 21 could place bets online. This was followed... Read more →


World Wide Sea Life Video from the World’s Best Marine Photographers and Filmmakers

from Ocean Souls film BEHIND THE SCENES OCEAN SOULS--The film uses the best images, primarily unpublished, from the world’s best marine photographers and filmmakers who aim at showing the largest diversity of cetaceans ever presented on screen. They used drone footage, on-top and underwater; they have on camera celebrities, scientists and people on the street. Ocean Souls official TRAILER from OCEAN SOULS FILMS on Vimeo. "Behind the Scenes" Ocean Souls from OCEAN SOULS FILMS on Vimeo. Read more →


ARE YOU LOOKING FOR YOUR CAT?

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 8, 2021)--During our walk today, we saw two lovely cats on Stites Avenue near the railroad tracks and a block from the Lane Avenue Playground. It was 10:30 AM when we saw them. The cat in the top photo was a dark brown with a white and brown face. The cat in the bottom photo was white with brown patches. She was wearing a collar. Both were friendly and well groomed. Neither one was afraid of Peyton, who wanted to play with them. Such a beautiful day, maybe their owner... Read more →


Brady Small Commits To Army; Who IS That Person?; Gcity's RE Market Booming; Teens Gone Crazy; PHOTOS

UPDATED/CORRECTED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Image source Brady Small Twitter page BRADY SMALL COMMITS TO WEST POINT--Mount Ephraim resident Brady Small, a St. Augustine star football player has committed to the Black Nights for his college education,according to the Press of Atlantic City. Small, a rising senior defensive tackle at St. Augustine Prep, committed last Sunday to play for the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, for the 2022 season. Small, at 6-foot-2, 285 pounds, was recruited by the Black Knights to play on the defensive line. He said the coaches there, especially defensive line... Read more →


What Instagram photos can get Automatic likes

You can post any photos on Instagram to get automatic likes and those that cannot be listed at the end of this article and this page. In fact, you do not need to limit your imagination or dwell on one thing it is important to correctly determine the purpose of the publication and with visual content only emphasize what you wanted to convey with the post. It is important to cultivate in yourself a subtle sense of aesthetics and harmony, as well as to decide in what style you want to create. We have already talked about how to process... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering Through S.J. (Gloucester City, Mt. Ephraim) Chapter VII

CNBNews photo The Gloucester High School opened in 1961-62 and since that date, football teams from both Gloucester High and Gloucester Catholic played on a grass field. But not anymore. The grass is being replaced with a synthetic turf type material thanks to taxpayers in Gloucester City and Brooklawn. The exact cost for the work which includes resurfacing of the track is $1,374,917. Related: Eventually, The Well Will Run Dry William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 2, 2021)--One of the areas Peyton likes to walk is behind Gloucester High School. This past Sunday, we were surprised... Read more →


Get Hold of a Reliable Plastic Surgeon for an Early Facelift

(December 19, 2020)--As people age, one experiences the wearying effects on the skin. With wrinkles, fine lines, sagging of the face, and loss of elasticity, one can opt for a facelift. If you think you are too young for a facelift, it is a good indication, and this is the right time for you to explore the options. A facelift by a reliable plastic surgeon can aid a patient as young as forty to turn back the clock and maintain a youthful appearance. Age is Just a Number Since every person ages differently, do not focus on how old you... Read more →


Food Pantries Benefit from Kiwanis Club

Past New Jersey District Kiwanis Governor Jack Wilson (right) of Haddon Township presents Bellmawr Mayor Charles Sauter (left) a $150 grant for municipal hunger projects. Photo by Milton Smith. HADDONFIELD: Food pantries in Bellmawr and Barrington are beneficiaries of grants from the New Jersey District of Kiwanis. Grants of $150 each were recently presented by the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons to Bellmawr Mayor Charles Sauter and to Barrington Municipal Clerk Terry Shannon. Each municipality will distribute the funds to smaller pantries serving their residents. The New Jersey District of Kiwanis Foundation offered competitive grants to Kiwanis Clubs throughout the... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering Through the Streets of South Jersey (Brooklawn Chapter II)

CORRECTED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews PEYTON (Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 28, 2020)--Daniel Boggs recently submitted a Letter to the Editor titled "Are The Communities of Gloucester City/Brooklawn Turning Into Slums?". Although we agree with Mr. Boggs about some neighborhoods in Gloucester City having a housing and trash problem the only thing we found walking through Brooklawn today were two derelict cars missing license plates and NJ inspection stickers. Derelict cars CNBNews photo We liked how the Borough placed a tarp with a woodsy scene on one side of the public works property. Every street we viewed was cleaned, the homes were... Read more →


Memories of Gloucester City: Do You know Where This Is?

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--(October 19, 2020)--Frank Devlin needs help identifying the location in the attached picture. The event is the 1930 American Legion Parade. The man on the horse is his grandfather J. Frank Devlin. He also appears on this site in an October 20, 2019 post. The notes on the bottom corner and at the top of the picture were made by my father Jack Devlin. I cannot make out the sign in the window of the store in the background, but the store window has a banner at the top that might read “Marvel Ice cream”. He would also... Read more →


Gloucester City Basketball Weekend

The Gloucester City Basketball League was in action this weekend, where the first place Grade 7/8 Senior Boys and Grade 3/4 Travel Girls took to the hardwood. Teams pictured below are the Grade 7/8 Boys, Kindergarten and Grade 3/4 Girls More Photos available at WWW.Darrowphotos.com Photos Courtesy of Bruce Darrow Pictured Kindergarten Action Pictured below Kindergarten Shea Gorman Pictured below Grade 7/8 Mike Light Pictured below Corrine Kelly Pictured below Audrey Rettig Read more →


Gloucester City Weekend Basketball and Middle School

The Gloucester City Middle School Boys Grade 5/6 Team remained unbeaten when they top Haddon Twp 42-33 on Sunday. The win for the school was the second this weekend as they beat previously unbeated Barrington. Photo's Courtesy of Bruce Darrow Pictured Below GHS Middle William Rodgers Pictured below GHS Middle Guy Lynam Pictured GHS Middle Keegan Cohan Pictured below Middle School Vincent Kelly takes a Layup Pictured below Carmen Palmiero Girls 3/4 Read more →


Detroit Free Press Is An Absolute Disgrace

January 2, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a news story in the January 2 Detroit Free Press: By Bill Donohue | The Catholic League Let's say you are a reporter who detests the Catholic Church (there are more than a few out there), and would like to do an article that reflects badly on it. You come across a story that may qualify, but it is rather routine: it is about high school boys acting inappropriately. Not satisfied that it will really put the Church against the wall, you decide to enhance the piece by trotting out... Read more →


Lillian Watson Straub, (GHS Class of 1960) Inducted Into Camden County Sports Hall of Fame

Lillian Watson Straub, formerly of Gloucester City, was inducted into the Camden Lillian Watson Straub with trophy (photo by Doris Cann) County Sports Hall Fame, on October 24, 2019. Starting at Gloucester City High School, (GHS Alumnus Class of 1960) Lillian Watson Straub played field hockey for 43 years. She worked on many committees for field hockey including the committee to divide New Atlantic into two divisions, which led to the creation of the Mid Atlantic Section. She was also instrumental in having women’s hockey added as an Olympic Sport. Read more →


Maryland's Photo Contest Winners

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has announced the winners of the 2019 Natural Resources Photo Contest, with the grand prize going to David Illig of Gambrills for his stunning close-up shot of an eastern tiger swallowtail butterfly. This year’s grand prize package includes $500, a Maryland State Parks Passport, a five-year subscription to Maryland Natural Resource magazine, and five copies of the 2020 calendar with the winning image displayed on the cover. About 2,500 photos were submitted by more than 500 photographers in this year’s contest. In addition to the overall grand prize winner, the judges selected first through... Read more →


4th Annual Gloucester City Irish Parade a Success

CNBNewsnet | March 3, 2019 GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --Camden County Freeholder Bill Moen was this years Parade Grand Marshall for the 4th Annual Gloucester City St. Patrick’s Day Parade held today, Sunday, March 3. The parade featured string bands, bagpipes, Irish dancers, Irish music bands, and community groups. Despite the cold cloudy weather the parade route was lined with crowds of supporters all of who claimed to be Irish in one way or another. This link will take you to some random photos of today's parade submitted by long time friend Larry "Gus" Danks. Gloucester City Irish Parade 2019 Gloucester... Read more →


Part 1: Early History of City of Gloucester City

The Tercentenary Committee formed by Gloucester City Mayor Louis A. Kelly in January 1962 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--The year 1964 was the 341st anniversary of the State of New Jersey (1664 to 1964). That year Gloucester City's Mayor and Council authorized a Tercentenary Celebration with a number of events planned to emphasized Gloucester City's rich history. In 1964 a 50-page booklet titled THE HISTORY OF GLOUCESTER CITY compiled by the Gloucester City Jaycees, with the help of the Gloucester City Historical Society was published and distributed to residents. The book contained historical photos and... Read more →


Get Your Tickets Now! The Most Spectacular New Year's Eve Celebrations in Philadelphia

5, 4, 3, 2, 1 … Ring in 2019 at the most spectacular New Year's Eve celebrations in Philadelphia – Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest's Parties on Ice! It's the best spot in the city to watch the SugarHouse New Year's Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront because the barges are positioned in front of the rink for optimal viewing. Add ice skating, food, cash bar, fire pits, heated Lodge, and activities, and you've got yourself one of the best New Year's Eve Parties in town -- correction -- the best two NYE Parties. That's right! Here in Philadelphia we celebrate the... Read more →


DRBC Announces Delaware Basin Fall Photo Contest Winner

Winning Image: Bridge Between Two Seasons by Kevin Haines Winter Contest Begins December 21 WEST TRENTON, N.J. (Dec. 4) – The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) today announced that Kevin Haines’ photograph, titled Bridge Between Two Seasons, was chosen as the winner of the commission’s Fall 2018 Photo Contest. Forty-three photographs were submitted by 12 individuals for the contest. “I have been hiking, canoeing, and photographing the Delaware River since 1972 and love every trip,” said Kevin Haines of Brick, N.J. “I appreciate the DRBC hosting this photo contest that features one of our most beautiful natural resources, the Delaware... Read more →


DRBC Announces Delaware Basin Summer Photo Contest Winner

WEST TRENTON, N.J. (August 29) – The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) today announced that Paul Michael Bergeron’s photograph, titled Lazin’ at Neshaminy Creek on an Early Summer Day, was chosen as the winner of the commission’s Summer 2018 Photo Contest. The Neshaminy Creek is a Pennsylvania tributary to the Delaware River. Twenty-four photographs were submitted by 13 individuals for the contest. “I became enthralled with the Delaware River from living on the waterfront for over twenty years,” said Paul Michael Bergeron of Andalusia, Pa. “Nature, bird, and wildlife photography is my passion, especially capturing the beauty and magnificence of... Read more →


Photo Pop Philly’s ‘Red White and Blue’ Exhibit Ends Labor Day

image provided Special Discounts and Giveaways Announced For Its Final Week Who: Photo Pop Philly Where: Hosted in the Philadelphia Building (1315 Walnut Street) What: Photo Pop Philly’s Last Week When: Friday, August 31, 2018 (Hours 3pm - 11pm) - Final Friday - Guests can enjoy a complimentary glass of wine or beer when they enter the Exhibit as a special thank you for welcoming Photo Pop with open arms this summer! Saturday, September 1, 2018 (Hours 12pm - 10pm) MIA Pre Party with a Special Made in America soundtrack! (Show your Made in America Ticket for $5 off at... Read more →


LE DÎNER EN BLANC WELCOMES 5,500 GUESTS TO PHILADELPHIA CITY HALL/THOMAS PAINE PLAZA

Photo Credit: Georgi Anastasov Philadelphia, PA (August 17, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) -- On Thursday, August 16, 2018 over 5,500 guests attended Le Dîner en Blanc - Philadelphia held at City Hall and Thomas Paine Plaza. This was the seventh edition in the City of Brotherly Love and the largest Dîner en Blanc gathering in the country, so far this summer, for the second year in a row. Guests had the opportunity to explore one of the city's most iconic landmarks while mingling amongst fellow Philadelphians. “This year we were celebrating the 30th anniversary of the event’s creation in Paris that brought so... Read more →


Cleary History/ George & Mazie Cleary, Ed & Anna Tucker, Frank & Florence Messenger Circa 1940's

Down The Shore (South Jersey)-Circa 1940's The Tuckers, far left standing, our Uncle Ed Tucker with curly hair and Aunt Anna (nee Kowalski) Tucker (Mom and Dad) George Cleary and Mazie (nee Tucker) Cleary, far right standing The Messengers, kneeling far right, our Uncle Frank Messenger and Aunt Florence (nee Tucker). Read more →


Capture the Beauty of the Schuylkill Entries for Schuylkill Shots Photo Contest to open July 1

What: Schuylkill Shots Photo Contest When: Entries accepted from July 1 to Aug. 31, 2018 WILMINGTON, Del. —Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE) works to preserve the health and beauty of all water in the Delaware Estuary, including the Schuylkill River. PDE is proud to announce its second Schuylkill Shots photography contest to anyone who wants to enter. Go wild! Show off your photography skills and capture the beauty of the Schuylkill. How to Enter Digital photographs should be taken at the highest resolution possible. Only entries submitted through the official contest app on Facebook will be considered. Photographs must... Read more →


The Nature Conservancy Announces 2018 Global Photo Contest Winners

June 15, 2018 01:29 PM Eastern Daylight Time ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, The Nature Conservancy unveiled the winners of its 2018 Photo Contest. Selected from more than 50,000 entries, a photo of two wild horses, “Stallions Playing” in Camargue, France taken by Camille Briottet of Lyon, France won the Grand Prize. Second place, “The End is Near,” featured a photo of a broken piece of the Vatnajokull Glacier at Jokulsarlon Bay in Iceland by Andre Mercier of Los Angeles, CA. And, third place went to Terra Fondriest of St. Joe, Arkansas for a photo titled “Frog Hug,” of a young girl... Read more →


DRBC Announces Delaware Basin Spring Photo Contest Winner

WEST TRENTON, N.J. (May 31) – The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) today announced that Janice Annunziata’s photograph, titled Red Spotted Newt, was chosen as the winner of the commission’s Spring 2018 Photo Contest. Twenty-two photographs were submitted by 15 individuals for the contest. “Each photograph submitted to DRBC’s Spring Photo Contest highlighted not only the renewal and beauty of the basin’s water resources in spring, but also the variety of life – from plants to animals to humans – that depend on them,” said DRBC Executive Director Steve Tambini. “We thank everyone who entered the contest. While there were... Read more →


Mount Ephraim Volunteer Fire Department Responds to Car Fire on Kings Highway

UPDATED photos credit Mount Ephraim Volunteer Fire Department MOUNT EPHRAIM NJ (April 19, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Mount Ephraim Volunteer Firefighters were called out to the 100 unit block of Kings Highway on April 18 at 11:24 PM for wires burning in a tree. While responding the primary wire burnt through and fell to the ground, remaining energized. Due to the wire still being live the firefighters had to wait for PSE&G to secure the power so they could safely extinguish the fire At this time the cause of the fire is not known. There were no injuries reported. Mount Ephraim Fire Department would... Read more →


Travel: All in for All-Inclusive Fun? Let's go to Cancun, Mexico!

By Nicole Pensiero | CNBNewsnet (CNBNewsnet)--There's a first time for everything, as they say. And finally, it was time to give an all-inclusive vacation a try. Aside from ocean cruising, I'd never been very interested in all-inclusive travel, imaging long buffet lines, watered-down drinks and sub-par food. But when pondering a good getaway for my 60th birthday, the idea of a four-night jaunt to Mexico (with five longtime friends) seemed ideal. And an all-inclusive resort, selected online, seemed our best value. We opted for the Mexican Caribbean for a few reasons: half of our group ad never been “south of... Read more →