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EVERYONE HAS TO LIVE SOMEWHERE

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ November 4, 2022)--While researching one thing, I found another, and another and eventually found myself researching sexual offenders living in Gloucester City. I wondered how many there were, where they were living, and how the predator population in our city compared to other towns. All of this information is available on datauniverse.com and the NJ State Police Megan's List. I have to say, the State Police Megan's List isn't as easily available as it used to be. I don't know if this is another case of keeping information from the taxpayers or if the State Police have given Megan's List a lower priority over time. RELATED: Megan Kanka: When Justice Changed All There are 18 sexual predators in Gloucester City, the majority of which live between the railroad and the river. New Jersey categorizes predators in different categories, called Tiers. The first is... Read more →


Perkins Center for the Arts Have New Exhibitions

Perkins Center for the Arts in Moorestown and Collingswood has four new exhibitions opening this month and running through the fall: Pastel Impressions Artists Linda Crane, Renee Leopardi, Rita Michalenko, Linda Robinson September 10 - October 28 Collingswood Glass Works By Peter Galetto September 10 - October 28 Collingswood I Should Be Over All The Butterflies Drew Dilks, Portrait Artist September 10 - October 28 Collingswood Fall Annual Juried Exhibition September 10 - October 28 Moorestown Read more →


Exciting Essex Horse Trials Features Local Family Fun

Peter Chesson Memorial Classic Car Show to Be Held Saturday Far Hills, New Jersey — June 24, 2022 — Looking for an exciting way to spend the holiday weekend without the expense of faraway travel? The Essex Horse Trials is the answer. Set to take place July 1-2, the two-day sportfest offers the excitement of eventing along with fun family entertainment in the local setting of North Jersey. via GIFER Friday features Dressage and Show Jumping at Hamilton Farm, home of the USET Foundation Headquarters in Gladstone, NJ and Saturday showcases the exhilarating cross-country phase at historic Moorland Farm in Far Hills. In addition to eventing, families can enjoy the Peter Chesson Memorial Classic Car Show on Saturday at Moorland Farm as well as the Mars Candy Hunt and fun demonstrations at both locations. “The Essex Horse Trials are a fantastic start to the holiday weekend. Families can enjoy two... Read more →


Help prevent overnight car burglaries

TAKE your keys/FOB, REMOVE your valuables, and LOCK your vehicle. Moorestown and surrounding municipalities have seen an increase in overnight car burglaries, primarily from unlocked vehicles. Residents are urged to-- Take your keys/FOB, Remove any valuables from plain view, and Lock your vehicle. Help Prevent Car Burglaries • Do not leave valuables in plain view: (GPS devices, lap tops, PDA’s, cell phones, MP3’s, wallets, purses) • Do not leave windows or sunroof open. • Do not leave doors unlocked. • Do not leave keys/FOBs in the vehicle. • Do not leave the garage door opener in plain view. Use a service like Parkhound. • Do not leave items with personal identifiers in plain view. • Do move valuable items to the trunk while in public view. If you see something suspicious, don't hesitate to call police at 856-234-8300. For crimes in progress, Call 911. Go to the Moorestown Police webpage:... Read more →


MOORESTOWN Lawn Chair Concert Series

2022 Lawn Chair Concert Series – June 6 and 13 FREE Outdoor Concerts RETURN to Moorestown this Summer! Bring your lawn chair to Perkins Center for the Arts Evergreen Lawn and enjoy appropriately, socially distant, free concerts featuring Perkins’ Conservatory of Music faculty and their professional colleagues. This annual Summer event will feature two concerts at our Moorestown location. Bring your family and friends (including pets) to our Moorestown Center and enjoy a picnic on our Evergreen Lawn during the concert! This year’s concert series kicks off in June with the music of The Golden Eagle Band! Monday, June 6 | 6:30 PM Event: Concert starts with Children’s entertainment from Beverly Pugh Corry Main Act: The Golden Eagle Band @ 7:00 PM Monday, June 13 | 6:30 PM Event: The concert opens with Children’s entertainment from Beverly Pugh Corry Main event: All Tuned Up @ 7:00 PM This series is... Read more →


Moorestown Police Issues No Parking for Saturday's Lions Holiday Parade

Traffic Alert Main St. in the business district, Chester Ave., and S. Church St. will be closed this Saturday 12/4/21 from 11am-2pm for the annual Lions Holiday Parade that kicks off at 12pm. No Parking will be permitted on Main St. between Chester Ave. and Church St. 11 am - 2pm. Expect traffic delays in the area during the event. Please slow down and watch for pedestrians in the roadways. The Moorestown Business Association CandleLight Stroll will also take place on Saturday 12/4/21 from 2pm - 6pm. Main St. in the business district will be open to traffic. Please slow down and watch for pedestrians attending the event and the horse drawn wagon ride in the area of Main & High Sts. Address/Location Township of Moorestown Police Department 1245 N Church St Moorestown, NJ 08057 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-234-8300 Read more →


Moorestown Guidelines for a Safe Halloween

Moorestown Township wants everyone to enjoy a safe Halloween. Parents should be aware that Township Code Chapter 60 makes it unlawful for children under 17 to be out after 8:30pm on Mischief Night, Saturday 10/30/21 and 10pm on Halloween, Sunday 10/31/21. The National Safety Council offers the following safety tips for Halloween. Costume Safety To help ensure adults and children have a safe holiday, fda.gov has compiled a list of Halloween safety tips. Before Halloween arrives, be sure to choose a costume that won't cause safety hazards. All costumes, wigs and accessories should be fire-resistant If children are allowed out after dark, fasten reflective tape to their costumes and bags, or give them glow sticks Opt for nontoxic Halloween makeup over masks, which can obscure vision; always test makeup in a small area first to see if any irritation develops Remove all makeup before children go to bed to prevent... Read more →


Moorestown PD Storm Alert: NWS Issues heavy rainfall and flooding tonight ahead of #Henri

August 21, (5:30 PM) From the National Weather Service: Increasing concern for very heavy rainfall tonight ahead of #Henri associated with an inverted trough. These showers and thunderstorms could produce several inches of rainfall leading to potential poor drainage and flash flooding. #PAwx #NJwx https://t.co/y84Q9wzHGk Instructions: Potential for heavy rain and associated flooding tonight. Use caution if you must be out driving. Address/Location Township of Moorestown Police Department 1245 N Church St Moorestown, NJ 08057 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-234-8300 Read more →


The Corporal Works of Mercy: A Prisoner Who Kept His Promise To God

By Joanna Gardner/Diocese of Camden “Encountering Mercy” is a series exploring the corporal works of mercy during the Jubilee Year through the lens of the people whose lives exemplify them. In June the Diocese of Camden focuses on “Visit the Imprisoned.” This month’s profiles will highlight examples of those who experience these corporal works of mercy in their daily lives. James Pritchett, 47, was looking at going back to prison again, this time for 20 years. He had already spent seven years of his life in the criminal justice system, five of them at one time in his 20s, but he had been “in trouble with the law” from an early age. James Pritchett, right, speaks during a panel of formerly incarcerated individuals who shared their experiences at the Prison Ministry Gathering held June 4 in Vineland. The other speakers were Juan A. Guillen Luna and Gail DeVine. Photo by... Read more →


Attention Morristown Residents: Collection of Recyclables Canceled

MORRISTOWN TOWNSHIP NJ (June 8, 2021)--The Township announced today that there will be no collection of recycling material this week because of the shortage of truck drivers. There will be no recycling pickup this week. Please do not put your recycling containers at the curb. Burlington County OTC Recycling has advised the Township that there will be no recycling pickups this week. We request that residents refrain from putting their recycling containers at the curb. A national truck driver shortage is impacting trash and recycling collectors, including the County’s recycling contractor, the Occupational Training Center (OTC). The OTC is working aggressively to solve this problem, but recycling pickup will be delayed for the next several weeks. Address/Location Township of Moorestown Police Department 1245 N Church St Moorestown, NJ 08057 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-234-8300 Read more →


Moorestown Police Investigating Home Burglary

MOORESTOWN, NJ --(January 24, 2021)--Saturday, January 23 at 7:38 am, Moorestown Gloucestercitynews.net files officers were dispatched to a report of a residential burglary that occurred in the 400 block of Crescent Ave near Pleasant Valley Ave. The resident arrived home and discovered that between about 9:00 am on 1/22/2021 and 7:30 am on 1/23/2021, someone forced open a garage window and entered the garage. The person then used force to open the door from the garage to the interior of the home. Assorted jewelry was stolen from the master bedroom. Anyone with information is asked to contact Moorestown PD Detectives at 856-914-3092 or detectives@moorestownpd.com. If you see suspicious activity don't hesitate to call police at 856-234-8300. If you see a crime in process, Call 911. BURGLARY PREVENTION TIPS Our Crime Prevention Officers are available to meet with you and your neighbors to discuss these suggestions and other concerns you may... Read more →


Op-Ed: “Society In Decline”

by Earl Foster So we had another election where voting is questionable depending on your perspective. In spite of countless reports of ballot harvesting, and missing ballots, those in any authority refuse to acknowledge there was/is a problem. Were the “Legal American” people cheated out of their vote and the election process? We may never know as a dangerous president was set due to a virus situation unleashed on the world and used by politicians to gain particular advantages over society in the opinion of many. During the year 2020 we saw that certain riots, looting and destruction of property has been deemed acceptable depending on the cause that was spun by the media who should have been held accountable for this year mayhem. Disagreeing with particular politicians however, is NOT one of the acceptable causes. Standing up for your rights is NOT one of the acceptable causes. Democrats asked... Read more →


Numerous Suspects Arrested During Operation Safe Quarantine in Burlington County

BURLINGTON CITY, NJ (July 23, 2020)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina, United States Homeland Security Investigations Assistant Special Agent in Charge - Newark Richard Reinhold, and Cinnaminson Township Police Chief Richard A. Calabrese announced today that numerous people have been charged with possessing and distributing child pornography as the result of a joint investigation during the COVID-19 pandemic dubbed “Operation Safe Quarantine.” “Those who believe the anonymity of cyberspace will mask their illegal activity could not be more mistaken,” Prosecutor Coffina said. “As illustrated by these arrests, we know how to find you, apprehend you, and hold you accountable for endangering innocent children as a means of seeking your depraved gratification.” Always a priority of the BCPO, and our partners in this endeavor, the investigation of these cases took on added urgency during the mass quarantine associated with the COVID public health crisis. The resulting dramatic increase in Internet activity throughout... Read more →


UPDATE/SERVICE RESTORED/Comcast Outage in Gloucester City

UPDATE: service was restored in the 08030 area around 10:30 AM GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (June 29) --Comcast service in the Riverview Heights section of the city went out around 8:30 am. According to their website certain sections of the city have been having issues since 08:20 AM EST. Other communities in South Jersey are also affected by the outage. The map below is from Comcast. Are you having a problem. Leave a message in the Comcast comments section! Read more →


Hoopes Comes Home to NJ and Lands at Rutgers

Jayson Hoopes, St. Augustine Prep graduate now at Rutgers PISCATAWAY, N.J. (June 18, 2020)--– Rutgers baseball and head coach Steve Owens welcome right-handed pitcher Jayson Hoopes to the 2021 roster. A native of Northfield, New Jersey, Hoopes was drafted by the Chicago Cubs out of St. Augustine Prep in 2019 and spent the 2020 season at the University of Virginia. "We are excited that Jayson has decided to come home to New Jersey and further his baseball career at Rutgers," Owens said. "He is a power right-handed pitcher who possesses an explosive fastball and a starter-type repertoire of secondary pitches. He will be a valuable addition to our pitching staff and has a proven track record of competing at a high level. We look forward to working with him and helping him develop to enjoy all aspects of his collegiate experience. He has a chance to be a special player... Read more →


Black Lives Matters Protest in Gloucester City

UPDATED/CORRECTED CORRECTION: Tajee Almon (TJ) IS A RESIDENT of Gloucester City and a graduate of Gloucester High. Our information that he was from Sicklerville came from one of his social media pages. TJ said Vanessa Lamb was the organizer of the event and that he was just a helper. William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Gloucester City, NJ (June 5, 2020)--A "Black Lives Matters Protest" will be held in Gloucester City on Sunday starting at Proprietors Park and marching north down King Street to Monmouth Street, east on Monmouth Street to the Library Parking This flyer about the event is circulating on the internet Lot at Monmouth and the Railroad where it will end. Tajee Almon of Sicklerville is one of the organizer of the event. His social media page says he is employed at West Coast Market Experience at Capital one and studied at Wilmington University, Delaware. A source... Read more →


 Summer at Mason Gross School of the Arts Returns, Register Today

Registration open NOW for Rutgers Community Arts Virtual Summer Programs New Brunswick, N.J. – Summer at Mason Gross School of the Arts returns with 15 reimagined programs in Art & Design, Dance, Music, and Theater, including Kids Create! arts immersion camp for children entering grades K-8. Programs span 1–2 weeks and are available beginning July 6 through the end of August. Participants ages 5–18 can explore, create, and perform under the guidance of Rutgers faculty from the comfort of home. As a response to COVID-19 and University guidelines, Rutgers Community Arts began developing plans for a remote summer in March 2020 after successfully transitioning their spring programming and private music lessons to an online format. In a typical summer, Mason Gross welcomes around 500 pre-college participants for intensive programs in Art & Design, Dance, Filmmaking, Music, and Theater, as well as an exciting three weeks of Kids Create! arts immersion... Read more →


MOORESTOWN PD ALERT: Burlington County offering COVID-19 Test for Residents

by appointment for Burlington County residents whether or not you are experiencing symptoms. To help limit the spread of the virus, it is important that all persons with concern about COVID19 exposure be tested as soon as possible. Accordingly, the Burlington County COVID19 Mass Testing center will now make appointments for all Burlington County residents whether or not they are experiencing viral symptoms. The department will continue its policy of testing non-resident first responders and hospital employees working in Burlington County who present their employee IDs. County testing takes place on  Tuesdays and Thursdays and is located at the Emergency Services Training Center behind the Burlington County Institute of Technology off Woodlane Road in Westampton. You must make an appointment for testing by calling 609 726-7097.   NO DOCTOR’S PRESCRIPTION REQUIRED AND TESTING IS FREE OF CHARGE. To access the testing site and to ensure accuracy make appointments using the name... Read more →


An important message from Burlington County to all residents

Dr. Herb Conaway, Director of the Burlington County Health Department wants County residents to know that if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms: Cough Fever Shortness of Breath... you can get a test for COVID-19. County testing takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Emergency Services Training Center located behind the Burlington County Institute of Technology off Woodlane Rd. in Westampton. To make an appointment for testing call 609-726-7097. NO DOCTOR'S PRESCRIPTION IS REQUIRED AND TESTING IS FREE OF CHARGE. Please just call ahead and make an appointment. The testing site will be open to Burlington County residents, to First Responders and frontline hospital staff working in Burlington County. If you think you have COVID-19, please get tested and help limit the spread of this virus. Address/Location Township of Moorestown Police Department 1245 N Church St Moorestown, NJ 08057 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-234-8300 Read more →


Annalise Jean Schultz, age 9, Of Moorestown

Moorestown - Annalise Jean Schultz, age 9, passed away peacefully, after a courageous 8-month battle with brain cancer, at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) on February 26, 2020. She was born on May 24, 2010 to Chad and Jennifer (Schock) Schultz and lived a vibrant life in Moorestown, NJ. She was adored by her younger brother, Sebastian. She was the beloved granddaughter of David Schultz, Catherine Schultz, John Schock, and Elaine Schock (Tom Plunkett). She will always be remembered by her loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Annalise was the heart of her family, and the life of all the parties—organizing games, putting on shows, taking pictures and making everyone laugh. Annalise attended Mary E. Roberts Elementary from Kindergarten-3rd grade, where she was recognized for her kindness and grit. She enjoyed Reading, Social Studies and Art. She spent countless recesses playing gaga, sitting on the Buddy Bench with a friend, jumping... Read more →


Why Do You Need to Use Practice Tests to Explore Microsoft MS-200 Exam Topics?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Dec. 8, 2019)--MS-200 is one of the Microsoft recently introduced certification exams. It is designed for the messaging administrators who configure, troubleshoot, deploy, and monitor mail protection, recipients, permissions, public folders, and mail flow in both on-premises and Cloud environments. These professionals are responsible for managing messaging infrastructure, disaster recovery, hybrid configuration, hygiene, client access, migration, and high availability. The certified administrators work in partnership with the Microsoft 365 enterprise and security administrators to performa topology that will fulfill the requirements of an organization for its business.These specialists have knowledge of licensing, authentication types, and integration with the applications of Microsoft 365. Microsoft MS-200 is part of the prerequisites for obtaining the Microsoft 365 Certified: Messaging Administrator Associate certificate. This test includes 40-60 questions with the allocated time of 120-150 minutes. It is available in English only. The exam fee is $165. If you are not in the United States,... Read more →


Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety

Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital received its third consecutive “A” on the Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2019 Hospital Safety Grade. This designation by the national nonprofit health care ratings organization recognizes the hospital’s efforts to protect patients from harm and meet the highest safety standards in the United States. The Safety Grade, ranging from A to F, rates hospitals across the country based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections, and other harms among patients in their care. Of the more than 2,600 hospitals graded, only one-third earned an “A” in the fall 2019 update of grades. “Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes has an established culture of patient safety that is shared by all levels of the organization,” said Dennis W. Pullin, FACHE, president and CEO of Virtua Health. “This commitment to the highest levels of safety and quality, coupled with advanced services like cardiac surgery and transplant, cement... Read more →


National Weather Alert: Severe Weather Warning for South Jersey Today and Monday

MOORESTOWN, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 16, 2019)--The Moorestown Police Department released the following weather alert regarding the chance of severe Thunderstorms in South Jersey today and Monday in the afternoon and evening. There is a chance of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening and then again Monday afternoon through the overnight hours across the area. Here are the key messages regarding this potential: 1.The primary hazards on Sunday are expected to be damaging winds and hail to the size of quarters. Locally heavy rainfall and dangerous cloud-to-ground lightning can also be expected. However, more widespread flooding does notappear to be a bigger threat at this time. 2.The area with the highest potential for severe storms today is southeast Pennsylvania (including Philadelphia), southern New Jersey, and Delmarva. However, there is potential for severe storms elsewhere. See the attached image(SeverePotential_20190616.png) for more information. 3.The area is at risk for more severe weather on Monday... Read more →


Teachers Union Demonstrates in Bellmawr; Schools Closing? How Much Do Teachers Make?

photo credit (CNBNewsnet) UPDATED/CORRECTED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Members of the New Jersey Teachers Union were demonstrating this past weekend at the Route 42 overpass on Creek Road, Bellmawr. Some of the signs they were carrying read: Hurting the Middle Class Hurts Everyone Say No to Swindler Sweeney We Love New Jersey Public Schools I'm Sticking with the Union Union Strong for our Students TRENTON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net) (June 13, 2019)--Lawmakers say they have a plan to fix New Jersey's fiscal crisis, restore the stability of the pension system and save tens of billions of dollars for taxpayers. NJ Senate President Steve Sweeney, Sens. Paul Sarlo and Steve Oroho and Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald unveiled a package of "Path to Progress" bills designed to create real, sustainable tax relief, they say, according to the news blog The Patch New Jersey. CLOSING 300 SCHOOLS--Their plan would fix the state's... Read more →


Salt therapy comes to Moorestown with the arrival of The Salt Suite

New wellness option uses dry sodium chloride to heal a variety of ailments Moorestown, New Jersey –If you’re suffering from allergies, respiratory inflammations, have just gotten over a cold, or simply want to relax, a new resource for care and wellness, The Salt Suite, is perfect for you. Slated to open in winter, the Salt Suite will be located at 320 Young Ave, Moorestown, NJ. Franchise owner Matt Della Sala, a previous multi-unit franchisee with Snap-On Tools, invested in the salt therapy concept after a friend, who had moved from South Florida, was in need of halotherapy for her son’s allergy treatments. “Halotherapy is the future,” he said. “I am happy to be a part of it this new option in healthcare for both children and adults. Halotherapy is a great addition to treatment and has shown great success in treating many symptoms. For children, “playing” in the salt room... Read more →


NEW YEAR'S EVE/NEW YEAR'S DAY CELEBRATION

photo provided PHILADELPHIA PA--A festive night like New Year’s Eve calls for a festive celebration — and Philadelphia hosts many of them to welcome the new year each year. The big show is the annual SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront, featuring two spectacular shows on the Delaware River at 6 p.m. and midnight. Elsewhere, many of the city’s restaurants plate fixed-price dinners, while Philly clubs offer late-night dancing for almost every music taste. The best way to do New Year’s Eve in Philly is by staying over. Book the Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package, featuring up to $218 in free perks, to start the new year with a wonderful winter getaway. Then, on New Year’s Day, thousands of residents and visitors take to the streets for the annual SugarHouse Casino Mummers Parade, an only-in-Philadelphia tradition dating back to 1901 where thousands of men, women and children wearing... Read more →


Merry Christmas To All from ClearysNoteBook

CNBNews graphics file Wishing your Christmas be filled with peace and love. Thank you for your support and loyalty over the past year... Bill and Connie Cleary Sr. Read more →


SJ Young Democrats honors 18 Candidates at their Seventh Annual Endorsement Party

CHERRY HILL, NJ – Last night the South Jersey Young Democrats hosted their Sixth Annual Endorsement Party, honoring 18 candidates throughout South Jersey 40 and under. These candidates ranged from Township Committee candidates to Congressional candidates. With over 55 Young Democrats in attendance this event, records were set not only for attendance, but for dollars donated as well. Nearly $5,000 was donated to the endorsed candidates. "The success of the Democratic Party in South Jersey and throughout the United States depends on having committed and capable individuals serving at all levels of government,” said John J. Mulholland Jr, president of the South Jersey Young Democrats. "I'm proud to lead an organization that focuses on identifying and supporting the very best young Democratic leaders in campaigns for elected office at all levels." This seventh annual reception for endorsed candidates took place at Cous Cous Mediterranean Grill in Cherry Hill, and has... Read more →


Moorestown Police Alert: Beware of Mailbox Fishing

Moorestown Police are investigating several cases of mail stolen from the blue United States Postal Service curbside collection mailboxes, including those located on Chester Ave. between Main Street and Second Street. The thieves are targeting the mailboxes--"Mailbox Fishing" for mailed checks which are stolen, then altered, and fraudulently cashed. These mail collection box thefts are a widespread issue not confined to the Moorestown area. The Moorestown Police issued the following alert, "We suggest that if you have mailed checks or will mail checks that you monitor your bank accounts to be sure mailed checks reached their intended destination and were not altered. "Contact the Moorestown police to report stolen checks or identity theft by calling 856-234-8300. Use the following link to report stolen mail to the Postal Service-- https://emailus.usps.com/emailUs/iq/usps/request.do?forward=emailUs "We encourage residents to consider using verified online bill payment services or money transfer options offered through your financial institution. If... Read more →


Vaping Is Really Popular in South Jersey. Here’s Why.

SOUTH JERSEY (CNBNewsnet)(August 31, 2018)--A few years ago, many believed that vaping would become a one-time trend that would go away as quickly as it came in-style. Fast forward a few years, and vaping is an even bigger hobby and pastime activity than ever before. The industry behind vaping is growing too, and that growth is apparent when you see the wealth of vaping gadgets you can now choose from. Vaping is particularly popular in South Jersey. Recent studies suggest that more people are taking up vaping as a hobby simply because it is enjoyable. Newer vaporizers and the many flavors of vape juice available today certainly enhance the vaping experience to a new level. There are reasons why vaping is becoming increasingly popular, even today. Easy to Try In the early days of vaping, you were stuck with vaporizers designed to look like tobacco cigarettes. The kits didn’t produce... Read more →


Silver Diner Celebrates Labor Day with Breakfast Car Show

photo provided CHERRY HILL, NJ (August 29, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)– Mark the unofficial end of summer in style at Silver Diner’s Labor Day Breakfast Car Show located at 2131 Route 38 in Cherry Hill, on Monday, September 3 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The show is open to all cars, trucks and corvettes of any year. Registration is from 8 to 10 a.m. and the first 200 cars to register will receive a free T-shirt. The show is free for attendees and DJ Frank Staff will be providing music. A $20 car entry fee is required the day of the show. No pre-registration is required. Trophies will be awarded at 1 p.m. The Breakfast Car Show is sponsored by the South Jersey Pontiac Club and the Cherry Hill Silver Diner. For more information about the show, call Tom Szymczyk at 856-524-2588 or email catalano112@verizon.net . For day-of-show and rain information, contact... Read more →


Woolwich Township's Jaime Gialloreto, Crowned Miss New Jersey 2018

OCEAN CITY, NJ (June 19, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Miss South Shore Jaime Gialloreto, (above), age 19, of Woolwich Township, was crowned Miss New Jersey 2018 on Saturday, June 16, the final night of the competition held at the Ocean City Music Pier. She will represent the state of New Jersey during the Miss America pageant in September in Atlantic City. The Miss New Jersey competition is an annual pageant held to select the representative for the state of New Jersey in the Miss America pageant. Two Miss New Jersey winners have gone on to hold the title of Miss America: Bette Cooper who won in 1937 and Suzette Charles who did not win, but took over the title for the last 7 weeks of Vanessa Williams reign in 1984. They also have one unofficial Miss America: Dorothy Hann. (source Wikipedia) Below are photos of all the contestants source: Miss New Jersey organization The... Read more →


Former Air Force Police Officer Found Guilty of Manslaughter that Killed Two in Bordentown

Shade Cooper MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (June 15, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)– Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a former U.S. Air Force military police officer was found guilty today of causing an automobile accident in Bordentown Township in late 2015 that killed two people, including her estranged husband. Shade Cooper, 28, of East Granby, Connecticut, was convicted by a jury in Superior Court of two counts of Reckless Manslaughter (Second Degree). The Hon. Philip E. Haines scheduled sentencing for August 3. The investigation revealed that Nicholas Cooper was visiting his children at Shade Cooper’s apartment on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on December 2, 2015. BCPO Assistant Prosecutor Dustin Coolidge argued during the trial that Shade Cooper became angry when another woman – Jocelyn Redding – came to pick him up when the visit was over. Shade Cooper followed them in her vehicle for approximately 10 miles, at one point striking the Hyundai Elantra... Read more →


Moorestown Police Investigating Riverton Road Residential Burglary

CNBNews graphics file MOORESTOWN NJ (June 6, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Moorestown Police are investigating a residential burglary/theft that occurred on June 5 between 2:30-4:30pm in the 700 block of Riverton Rd. Entry was gained by breaking the window in a garage door. Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact Moorestown PD Detectives at 856-914-3092 or detectives@moorestownpd.com . If you see suspicious activity--don't hesitate to call police at 856-234-8300. For crimes in progress call 911. Please visit our website www.moorestownpd.com for crime prevention information or to register online for a vacation house check. Address/Location Township of Moorestown Police Department 1245 N Church St Moorestown, NJ 08057 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-234-8300 Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Awards 117 Diplomas to Class of 2018 Graduates!  

press release BLACKWOOD, NJ -- Gloucester Catholic High School awarded 117 diplomas to members of the Class of 2018 during the 89th Annual Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement Exercises on Thursday, May 31, at Our Lady of Hope, The Church of St. Agnes, in Blackwood, NJ. Patrick Glennan, who will attend the University of Pennsylvania, led the processional as Class Valedictorian. Laura Blaston, who will continue her collegiate education at Villanova University, was the Salutatorian. Most Reverend Dennis J. Sullivan, Bishop of the Diocese of Camden, served as the Main Celebrant. Monsignor William Hodge, Pastor of Saint Mary's Parish in Gloucester City, and Reverend Kevin J. Mohan, Gloucester Catholic Director of Catholic Identity, were among the Concelebrants. Bishop Sullivan and Gloucester Catholic Principal Ed Beckett conferred the diplomas. Megan McGowan was selected as recipient of the Bishop's Award, presented by Father Mohan. Members of the Class of 2018 are: Kaitlyn Allison... Read more →


THE BEST FOOD TRUCK UPCOMING EVENTS

CNBNews Staff (CNBNewsnet)(May 23, 2018)--Food trucks are literally everywhere, but to find and probably following around a great food truck that offers you the best and most mouth-watering food options can be a bit tricky. A new truck on the scene is Donkey’s Place, a highly anticipated truck heading to South Jersey streets this weekend, staring in Pitman – get there for some amazing food! Food Truck events are now a thing, and a big “thing” at that, and you can get everything from American diner style food to vegan delicacies and quick Tex Mex that’s well prepared and tasty too. The recent Food Bank of South Jersey food truck event, held in Pennsauken was a hit, so lets look at the upcoming food truck events to make sure you do not miss out. Camden May 25th – find a ton of food trucks for Camden Night Gardens, kicking off... Read more →


New parking meters being installed in Moorestown's Main Street business district

The meters accept coin or Visa/MasterCard. Installation of the new smart meters in the Main St. business district as well as Chester Ave., E. Second St., and Church St. is in progress by the vendor, Civicsmart. The meters will accept coin- nickel (3 minutes), dime (6 minutes), or quarter (15 minutes) or you may use a Visa or Mastercard with a minimum charge of $1.00 for an hour. Operational instructions are posted on the meters. Metered parking is in effect Monday through Saturday 7am-6pm $1.00 per hour with a 2 hour maximum. Contact the Police Department at 856-25-1405 if you have any questions. Address/Location Township of Moorestown Police Department 1245 N Church St Moorestown, NJ 08057 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-234-8300 Read more →


Past Manager of Mooristown Assisted Living Facility Indicted for Stealing from Elderly Person

NEWARK, N.J. – The business manager of a Morristown, New Jersey, assisted living facility has been charged with exploiting her position to steal approximately $237,000 from an elderly victim under her care, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. Marcella Drakeford, 45, of Jensen Beach, Florida, is charged with six counts of mail fraud. Drakeford was arrested today and appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Shaniek M. Maynard in federal court in Fort Pierce, Florida. She was indicted March 16, 2018, by a federal grand jury sitting in New Jersey and is scheduled to be arraigned April 4, 2018, before U.S. District Judge Katharine S. Hayden in Newark federal court. According to the indictment: Beginning in December 2016, Drakeford allegedly agreed to help manage her victim’s financial affairs and pay for her care. She was granted limited access to the victim’s checking account. Unbeknownst to victim or the victim’s guardian, Drakeford already... Read more →


Senate Approves Bill to Provide South Jersey with Stronger Voice in Turnpike Authority Decisions

Would Require Three Meetings Each Year Be Held in South Jersey TRENTON - Legislation sponsored by Senator Jeff Van Drew aimed at providing South Jersey with a stronger voice in decisions made by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, which operates the Garden State Parkway - a main artery in the southern part of the state - was approved today by the Senate. 'The Garden State Parkway is a major roadway in South Jersey, but unfortunately meetings are held clear across the state. This limits our residents' ability to weigh in on projects that are being undertaken in our area and their ability to provide input on transportation issues that affect them locally,' said Senator Van Drew (D-Cape May/Cumberland/Atlantic). 'Requiring that board meetings be held locally will provide improved access to residents in our region, who will have the ability to air any concerns they have before decisions are made on... Read more →


Moorestown Police Investigating Car Burglaries

MOORESTOWN, NJ (January 17, 2018)--Moorestown Police are investigating seven overnight burglaries to unlocked vehicles and two vehicle thefts that occurred throughout the Township. A vehicle was stolen from the 200 block of Whittier Ave. That vehicle was recovered in the 700 block Lippincott Ave. where another vehicle was stolen from a residence. That vehicle was entered into the national database and subsequently located by Winslow Twp. PD. Unlocked vehicles were entered at the following locations with varied amounts of currency and personal items stolen: 100 block of Muirfield Ct. 200 block of Hickory Lane (2 vehicles) 100 block of S. Lincoln Ave. (2 vehicles) Laurel Creek Blvd. 200 block of Whittier Ave. Anyone with information is asked to contact Moorestown Detectives at 856-914-3092 or detectives@moorestownpd.com If you see something suspicious..don't hesitate to call the police at 856-234-8300. For crimes in progress call 911. Avoid becoming a victim following the prevention... Read more →


Moorestown PD: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

The Moorestown Police Department is among law enforcement agencies around New Jersey taking part in the state's largest annual drunken driving crackdown. The 2017 "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" year-end holiday crackdown begins Dec. 8th and concludes on Jan. 1st. During the campaign, local and state law enforcement officers --including those from Moorestown PD will conduct roving patrols targeting motorists who may be driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs. "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" is a national campaign designed to raise awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving through high-visibility enforcement. The campaign looks to curtail impaired driving during the Holiday season. Nationally, in 2016 there were 10,497 fatalities in motor vehicle traffic crashes involving drivers with blood alcohol readings of .08 or higher. This totaled 28 percent of all traffic fatalities for the year. 
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Royal Farms Accepting Job Applications for Gloucester City, Bellmawr, Marlton and Mt. Laurel

CNBNewsnet photo GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 11, 2017)(CNBNewsnet)--Royal Farms, US Route 130 and Market Street posted a sign this week announcing the hiring of people interested in working at their new establishments in South Jersey. For several months construction work has been ongoing at the US Rt. 130 site, however, there still hasn't been any buildings erected. Related: Multi-Million Dollar Convenience Store Being Built In Gloucester City CNBNews broke the story about the construction of the 5,371 square foot building in January 2016. At that time Brittany Eldredge, Royal Farms Public Relations, and Customer Service Manager said the estimated construction cost for the project was $5.5 million. Also included in the plans are eight gas pumps and 68 parking spaces. The convenience store will be opened 24-hours a day. Approximately 40-50 people will be hired, 40 percent full-time, 60 percent part-time said Eldredge. A link to their job application appears... Read more →


Identity Released of Man Fatally Stabbed in Moorestown Sunday

July 10, 2017 MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Moorestown Police Chief Lee Lieber announced today that a man who was fatally stabbed during an apparent home invasion early Sunday morning has been identified as a 26-year-old Moorestown resident. The decedent, James R. Doyle, of the 400 block of North Church Street, was pronounced dead at a house in the 700 block of Hartford Road in Moorestown after a resident there called police at 12:23 a.m. Sunday to report that he had stabbed two intruders who entered his home. Doyle’s death was ruled a homicide during an autopsy performed today by Burlington County Medical Examiner Dr. Ian Hood. The investigation into the home invasion and stabbings is ongoing. The name of the Hartford Road resident is not being released at this point because he has not been charged with a crime. Detectives are also investigating whether... Read more →


Moorestown Independence Day Parade Tuesday

MOORESTOWN, NJ--The annual Independence Day Parade will be held on Tuesday 7/4/17. The parade participants will stage on Central Ave.. Chester Ave. south of Central Ave., Main St. between Chesnut St. & Church St., and Church St. between Rt. 38 & W. Second St. will be closed to traffic from approx. 11:30 am through 1 pm. Officers will be on location to assist with traffic. Stop up and enjoy the parade. Have a Happy & Safe Independence Day! Address/Location Township of Moorestown Police Department 1245 N Church St Moorestown, NJ 08057 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-234-8300 Read more →


Lawrence Pippins Charged with Sexual Assault of Pemberton Township Woman

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ (July 17, 2017)-- – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David H. Jantas announced today that a man has been charged with breaking into a Pemberton Township residence and sexually assaulting a woman at gunpoint. Lawrence Pippins, 26, of the first block of Scrapetown Road in Pemberton Township, was arrested last night in conjunction with the execution of a search warrant at his residence. He was charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault (First Degree), Robbery (First Degree), Burglary (Second Degree), Certain Persons Not to Have a Weapon (Second Degree), two counts of Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Second Degree), Criminal Restraint (Third Degree) and Terroristic Threats (Third Degree). He is lodged in the Burlington County Jail pending a hearing on the State's motion to detain him, which is scheduled for Tuesday in Superior Court. The case will be prepared for presentation to a Burlington... Read more →


TRUMP FOLLIES: Morristown High removes Trump satires from school art show | Morristown Green

Morristown High School junior Liam Shea got called into the principal’s office on Thursday. His offense: Political satire. School officials removed Shea’s five-foot graphic depicting a porcine President Trump clutching a snarling pussycat from the annual MHS Art & Design Show. Also removed was a painting of Trump on a missile, taking a selfie. Students were given an hour at Wednesday’s opening reception to whip up something for the theme “America Takes a Selfie.” Shea said Principal Mark Manning “was very respectful. First he said, ‘I appreciate the risk you took, and it’s very well done … but other people weren’t too happy with this.'” Manning declined to comment on Thursday evening. The Trump graphic began as a pencil drawing for an art class assignment to make a political cartoon. Shea added pastels, and then used software to transform it into a computer-generated graphic. Shea’s mom said she was disappointed,... Read more →


David Welsh, age 60 or Moorestown arrested for Armed Robbery of Moorestown Wawa

MOORESTOWN, NJ (June 15, 2017)--On 6/13/17, Moorestown Police responded to a 911 call at 9:02pm reporting an armed robbery followed minutes later by a silent alarm from the WaWa located at 236 W. Main St. Officers arriving on location were told by the clerk that a male wearing a gray shirt and khaki pants had pointed a silver handgun at her and demanded the money from the register. The male took in excess of $100 and left on foot on Main St. westbound towards Union St. The clerk was not injured. Investigation by officers was able to identify David P. Welsh, age 60 residing in the 300 block of W. Second St. as the subject who committed the Robbery. Welsh was taken into custody by officers at his residence without incident at approx. 12:30am. Welsh is charged with Robbery, Theft, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, and Possession of a Weapon... Read more →


Kaiser's Three-Run Homer Leads Rider Past Marist

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – Senior outfielder Tyler Kaiser (Moorestown, NJ/Moorestown) smacked a three-run home run and freshman starting pitcher John Yocum (Easton, PA/Freedom) allowed just one earned run over 6.2 innings of work to lead the Rider University baseball team past Marist, 3-1, on Sunday afternoon in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) action at McCann Field. The Broncs (18-24-1, 10-11 MAAC) snapped a four-game losing streak with the come-from-behind win, while the Red Foxes (25-19, 12-6 MAAC) saw their six-game winning streak come to an end. Trailing 1-0 in the top of the sixth inning, Kaiser sent the first pitch he saw over the fence in right center to give the Broncs a lead they would not relinquish. Marist opened the scoring in the home half of the second courtesy of a Yocum wild pitch. Offensively, freshman leadoff hitter Kyle Johnson (Jackson, NJ/Jackson Memorial) paced the Rider attack. Johnson went 3-for-4... Read more →


Moorestown Police Arrest Lawrence D. Dunn, Suspected of Robbing Rite-Aid Drug Store

Lawrence D. Dunn (photo provided) MOORESTOWN N.J. --Moorestown Police responded to a burglar alarm at Rite-Aid Drug Store. 121 W. Main St. at 1:52 am on January 4. Officers arrived to find that the store had been burglarized by breaking the glass in a rear door. Cigarettes valued over $300 were taken, the theft captured on in-store video. Officers maintained patrols in the area and at approx. 5:45 am, Corporal Jeff Pascual observed a subject matching the description of the burglar on Main St. in front of the CVS. The subject, Lawrence D. Dunn, of the 100 block Aspen Ct., Evesham, NJ age 32 was arrested and charged with Burglary & Theft along with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The stolen cigarettes were recovered in Dunn's possession. Dunn was lodged at Burlington County Jail. The suspect is presumed innocent until proven otherwise Related articles Gloucester City PD Crime Report: Officers Arrest... Read more →


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Marvelous Miami has South Jersey Connection

Miami Beach is known for its beautiful beaches and sunny weather -photo by Nicole Pensiero by Nicole Pensiero | CNBNews MIAMI, FLORIDA--For all the times I'd visited Miami Beach over the past decade -- having reconnected with a childhood friend who'd moved there -- I'd never known about the connection this tropical American City has to southern New Jersey. More specifically, I never realized there was a link between Miami Beach and my very own hometown of Moorestown, NJ. If you ever are lucky enough to visit Miami Beach and wander along the famed Collins Avenue, keep in mind the street is named for Moorestown native, American Quaker farmer John Stiles Collins (1837-1928), who moved to South Florida in the late 1890s and attempted to grow veggies and coconuts on the then-bug-infested barrier island between Miami and the Ocean, which later became known as Miami Beach. Moorestown Quaker farmer John... Read more →