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Philadelphia Resident Attacked by Three Pit Bulls; Off-Duty Police Officer Intervenes

PHILADELPHIA PA (MAY 14, 2024)- An off-duty police officer shot and killed one of three pit bulls attacking a woman in Southwest Philadelphia on Tuesday morning. The incident occurred around 10:38 AM on the 1500 block of South 58th Street when the officer, who was driving in his personal vehicle, witnessed a 52-year-old Black female being attacked by several dogs. During the attack, the dogs' owner, a 21-year-old Black male, was attempting to stop the dogs from attacking the woman. The officer discharged his service weapon multiple times, ending the attack. The female victim sustained bite wounds to her leg,... Read more →

Pet Food Pantry in Need of Assistance

The Pet Food Pantry supported by the Animal Alliance of Camden County has recognized a community need for pet food assistance. The food assistance program has provided 7,500 pounds of cat food and 22,600 pounds of dog food to 5,600 owned pets since the program launched in April 2015. Camden County Pet Food Pantry’s purpose is to keep pets with their families by offering food assistance. Owners surrender pets to local shelters regularly, and financial hardship is a common reason for doing so. The Alliance seeks to help Camden County residents keep pets in their homes by providing nutritional assistance... Read more →

AKC Bucks County Kennel Club Dog Show

You won't want to miss this exciting event! Come and watch as hundreds of talented dogs compete in the Bucks County Kennel Club dog show, which will be streaming live from West Windsor, NJ, exclusively on The event is scheduled for Saturday, May 4th, 2024, at Mercer County Park in West Windsor, NJ. The coverage will begin at 2:45 p.m. ET, so make sure to mark your calendar! You can watch the live coverage of the event on the website and on the app, which is available on smartphones and laptops. Don't miss out on the fun! Read more →

Philadelphia Patrol Officer Saves Man Being Mauled by Pit Bulls and Cane Corso

The Cane Corso Italiano (LEFT) (also known as the ‘Italian Mastiff’ or ‘Cane Corso Mastiff’) is a war and hunting dog that originated in southern Italy. On the RIGHT, there are five different kinds of pit bulls (source Wikipedia) ~CNBNews PHILADELPHIA PA (May 2, 2024)(CNBNews)- A Philadelphia police officer shot and killed a Cane Corso dog on Wednesday after it and three pit bulls attacked a man in the city's Mantua neighborhood. Officer #1 was on patrol around 10:16 AM on May 1st, 2024, when he encountered a civilian witness who was pointing and stating that there were loose dogs... Read more →

Pitbull Attacks Pomeranian Dog Killing it; Philadelphia Police Officer Placed on Leave

An image of a Pitbull dog and a Pomeranian dog (courtesy of iStock) PHILADELPHIA – At approximately 8:08 AM on April 17, 2024, a Philadelphia Police officer responded to a radio call for a dog attack on the 2100 block of Eastburn Avenue. Upon arrival, the officer observed a large Pitbull dog attacking a Pomeranian on the sidewalk. The Pitbull's owner attempted to intervene but was unable to separate the dogs. At that time, the officer (Officer #1) exited her vehicle and deployed her Taser twice in an attempt to stop the attack. When the Taser was ineffective at stopping... Read more →

Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center offers $5 dog adoption

(Blackwood, NJ) – This weekend, all dogs at Homeward Bound will have an adoption fee of just $5. The adoption center is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. “We have so many animals at the shelter waiting to find a loving home,” said Commissioner Jeffrey Nash, liaison to the animal shelter. “Please consider opening your heart and your home to a new pet. And if you are unable to adopt right now, the shelter is always looking for donations.” For more information on the Homeward Bound... Read more →

Creating Trust: How Provably Fair Technology Is Transforming Online Gambling

The online gambling industry is witnessing a remarkable evolution with the adoption of provably fair technology, instilling unprecedented levels of trust and transparency. This transformative approach allows players to verify the fairness of their gaming experience in real-time, marking a significant departure from traditional trust-based systems. This article delves into what provably fair technology is, its benefits for players, how users can verify game fairness, and provides illustrative case studies, including a nod to the best Tether casinos leveraging this technology. What Is Provably Fair Technology? Provably fair technology is an algorithmic mechanism integrated into the core of a casino... Read more →

Responsible Ownership of Bully Dog Breeds: Creating a Safe Environment

Bully dog breeds have garnered a less-than-favorable reputation over the years, largely due to media portrayal and public misconception. While it's true that these dogs are powerful and strong-willed, they are also incredibly loyal, loving, and protective. With responsible ownership, these breeds can make wonderful companions. This article aims to provide guidance on how to responsibly raise and care for bully dog breeds, while ensuring a safe and happy environment for them. Creating a Safe Haven: Essential Practices for Responsible Bully Breed Ownership It is important for potential owners to understand that bully breeds, like any dog breed, are products... Read more →

Commonwearth Court Rules Worker's Discrimination Lawsuit To Proceed

(The Center Square) A Commonwealth Court says that a Pennsylvania state worker’s discrimination claim against a public union should proceed. Tuesday's ruling means litigation in the Cambria Court of Common Pleas must resume two years after it was initially dismissed. The lawsuit, filed in May 2021 by the Fairness Center, accuses Council 13 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, or AFSCME, of violating its duty of fair representation when it negotiated an unfavorable settlement without the consent of the worker it involved, Penny Gustafson. Nathan McGrath, president and general counsel for the Fairness Center, said the... Read more →



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

Peyton and Me Meandering:

Graffiti Vandals Paint Broadway Building; Twin Bar Repairs Underway

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

*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, 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 →

Adoption Specials at Homeward Bound Pet Center

Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center offers adoption specials (Blackwood, NJ) – This week, all dogs at Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center will have an adoption fee of just $1. The adoption center is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. “We need the public’s help in finding loving homes for these animals,” saidCommissioner Jeffrey Nash, liaison to the animal shelter. “Please consider opening your heart and your home to a new pet. And if you are unable to adopt right now, the shelter is always looking for... Read more →

How Do I Send My Dog To Florida?

Transitioning to a new state can offer an exciting adventure, but it requires extensive preparation and meticulous planning, especially if you have a furry companion. Suppose you're considering moving your dog to Florida, specifically to Orlando. In that case, there are specific regulations and requirements you need to be aware of to ensure a smooth transition for your four-legged friend. Besides, you must choose a reputable and reliable pet transport to Orlando to ensure your dog is accommodated and safe while traveling. Nevertheless, we'll guide you to the steps and considerations you should consider when sending your dog to the... Read more →

DUNKIN Hosting Adoption Party

Today, January 27, Dunkin’ will host an adoption party to help Donut, a 4-year-old American Pit Bull Terrier Mix, find his forever home. The Dunkin’ located at 1399 Delsea Drive, will treat dog lovers to a FREE Medium Hot or Iced Coffee from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. as part of the event. The adoption party will also include the Dunkin' prize wheel with special giveaways, including Dunkin’-themed dog toys, Dunkin'-branded swag and more. Dunkin’ will also donate 1,000 pounds of dog food to the Philly Bully Team to help support their mission to save Philadelphia’s Pit Bulls. During the... Read more →

Kennel Club of Philadelphia Reports Boffo Entry of 1,944 Enrolled for National Dog Show

PHILADELPHIA, PA -- The Kennel Club of Philadelphia's National Dog Show has finalized an entry of 1,944 for the upcoming major competition, an increase of over 100 from 2022. A total of 199 different breeds and varieties will be represented at the annual canine extravaganza set for the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, November 18 and 19 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Avenue, Oaks, PA. Tickets are $16 for adults, $7 for children 4-11, 3-and under free, at and at the door. There is plenty of Free Parking. The affordable ticket prices reflect the Kennel Club’s... Read more →

HAVE YOU LOST YOUR Black Cocker Spaniel ?

HARRISON TOWNSHIP, NJ (November 10, 2023)--The Harrison Township Police have reported that a senior black Cocker Spaniel dog with no collar was turned in at the headquarters by a resident this evening. If you know the owner, please contact dispatch at 856 589 0911. Animal control will be picking up the dog tonight. Read more →

Peyton and Me: Visiting Mount Ephraim, Westville and Gloucester City

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ --The Black Horse Tavern at 13 Black Horse Pike, Mount Ephraim, owned by Bobby Ray Harris, is now open to the public. In 2019, Harris acquired the former Guiseppi's Restaurant. From late 2019, when he purchased it, up until this year, he has faced several challenges that have hindered him from opening the tavern. One of the challenges Harris faced was the deteriorating condition of the building that housed the old restaurant, built back in 1922. The situation was so bad that Harris had to demolish the building and rebuild it... Read more →

Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center offers $10 cat adoption special

(Blackwood, NJ) – To celebrate Halloween, all cats at the Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center will have an adoption fee of just $10 from Tuesday, Oct. 24 to Tuesday, Oct. 31. The adoption center is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. “We are reaching a critically full level of cats at the shelter, so we need to find loving homes for these animals,” saidCommissioner Jonathan Young, liaison to the animal shelter. “Please, if you are able, consider opening your heart and your home to a new... 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 →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Devil's Handler

by Jonathan Lally Devil took off like a bullet chasing his prey to protect his handler. The prey ran down the field, only to have Devil launch at him, ensnaring his arm in a vice-like grip full of sharp canine teeth. People from all over the world watched in utter silence, as the prey—better known as the decoy—attempted to dislodge Devil, but to no avail. A sharp command given, Devil immediately released the decoys arm, then started an intense bark, in almost rhythmic bounce, at the decoy. Devil and his handler had the world looking at them, and the handler... Read more →

Say Hello To Austin, Tilly, Aragon, Lucy and Ethel, Blaze, Ben, Maria, Ben, and Jerry

ANIMALS AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION AT THE GLOUCESTER COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER Say hello to Austin! This cute boy was found as a stray on I-295! He is safe and ready to go to a loving home. He favors women and needs a little time to warm up with men. He is great with dogs and seems to do well with cats. Stop in and meet Austin! Tilly is a 1-year-old bully girl who’s sweet as can be! She loves all people and gets along well with dogs! Like most young dogs, Tilly needs a little leash training. She's just the cutest... Read more →

Pets Make The Best Friends: Even Good Dogs Have Bad Days

Gaithersburg, MD, letter carrier Hugues Pointe Jour takes a protective stance against an approaching dog. (NAPSI)—If you are or care for a dog owner, here’s a statistic you do not want to be part of: More than 5,300 Postal Service employees were attacked by dogs while delivering the mail last year. To keep its workers safe, the USPS offers dog owners advice during the annual National Dog Bite Awareness Week, Sunday, June 4, through Saturday, June 10. This year’s theme is “Even good dogs have bad days.” Pet Owners Can Help Support Safe Mail Delivery Many attacks reported by letter... 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 →

Missouri College of CVM Discover Strong Ling Between Respiratory and Digestive Diseases in Canines

During swallow study, 75% of dogs with respiratory disease had one or more digestive tract abnormalities. August 23, 2023 While the respiratory and digestive systems of canines have previously been studied independently, researchers at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) have been investigating the interplay between disorders in either of these systems for the last decade. One of their most recent studies supports a strong link between the two systems, finding that 75% of dogs with respiratory disease lacking gastrointestinal (GI) signs had one or more co-existing digestive system abnormalities. The findings, which can advance the diagnosis... Read more →

Reminder! Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center Waives Adoption Fees Until August 31

(Blackwood, NJ) – For the entire month of August, all adoption fees at Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center will be waived as part of the facility’s Clear the Shelters special. The adoption center is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. “We are reaching critically full levels at the shelter, as this is our busiest time of year,” said Commissioner Jonathan Young, liaison to the animal shelter. “We really need the public’s help in finding loving homes for these animals. Please, if you are able, consider opening... Read more →

Thrive Pet Healthcare Expands in Philly

Thrive Pet Healthcare Expands Veterinary Care Network to Philadelphia Celebrating the opening of Thrive Pet Healthcare’s first Philadelphia hospital on Saturday, April 15 Peyton C. making some biscuits posing April 13, 2023 (PHILADELPHIA) – Thrive Pet Healthcare, a first-of-its-kind veterinary healthcare network with approximately 400 locations across the U.S., will host a grand opening at their first primary care hospital in Philadelphia on Saturday, April 15 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The new hospital located at 1800 Spring Garden St. near Matthias Baldwin Park provides wellness and preventative care, surgery, vaccines and diagnostic testing services for dogs and cats. Thrive Pet Healthcare... Read more →

CNBNews Tips and Snippets:

Public Hearing on Southport Pot Stores; Barnard Ave. Residents Must Wait; Rams Basket Auction

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 9, 2023)--Gloucester City residents interested in voicing their opinion on two ordinances to allow a section of the Southport area to be developed into a marijuana zone should attend the public hearing on Thursday, February 23, at 7 PM. The meeting is being held at the Police Administration Building, 313 Monmouth Street, in the council chambers. RELATED: HOW MUCH HAS ORGANIC RECYCLING LAWSUIT COST CITY TAXPAYERS Last month after the ordinances were introduced on first reading, CNBNews asked Mayor Dayl Baile if anyone had applied to open up any businesses... Read more →

The story of Black Quartermasters in WWII

By Joe Reagan, Director of Military and Veterans Outreach at Wreaths Across America At the entrance to the U.S. Army Infantry Museum, located in Ft. Moore, GA, (formerly Ft. Benning), visitors begin their journey by walking up a 100-yard ramp that shows the history of the U.S. Army Infantry. It is a symbolic representation of what is ingrained in every infantry soldier – you can have all the tanks, artillery, planes, trucks, and anything else in the world, but in battle the last 100 yards requires a soldier with a gun – the last 100 yards will always belong to... Read more →

Peyton and Me Meandering Through Gcity and Beyond...BARNARD AVE WORK DISGRACEFUL

By William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Barnard Avenue top and bottom photos. CNBNews photo credit (January 30, 2023) DOES ANYONE KNOW? Why has it taken over six months to repave Barnard Avenue in Gloucester City? It can't be weather related since this winter has been mild. There have been weeks when no construction work was done on the street. According to Barnard THE GRAND OPENING of the City of Gloucester City Water Works was held on September 21, 2010. Attending the ceremony were former council members who were instrumental in the planning of the project, along with present council... Read more →

University Research Paper: 6 Ways to Write a Masterpiece

If a prospective research paper author is concerned in a more general tutorial on research papers, where one must check out several research paper workshops that are accessible on the Web. If one requires to get in progress right away, one should start from the essay table of contents to see what's at that specific site, and then browse step by step to follow a recognized approach to accomplishment on one's research paper. Please, note that it doesn’t matter whether you need a high-school essay or a postgraduate research paper, a thesis proposal or an MBA dissertation because any work... Read more →

CNB Pet Tips: Christmas Time and Your Pet

by Dr. Whitney Miller, DVM, MBA, DACVPM (NAPSI)—Most pet parents agree: their animals are part of what makes the holiday season so magical. While it’s an excellent opportunity to integrate furry family members into all the special holiday traditions and make memories together, there are a few things you should keep in mind to keep your pet safe and healthy throughout the festivities: • Opt for pet-friendly decorations: Many favorite holiday decorations need to be kept out of pets’ reach. Mistletoe, pine needles, ivy garland, holly, lilies and poinsettias can be toxic to pets when consumed. This is why I... Read more →

Peyton and Me Meandering:

Great GHS Idea; Gcity Thai Boxing; O'Hara's Penthouse; Meat/Fish Prices; School Lawsuit Settled; Olive & Mabel

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews THE GHS SENIOR PARKING SPOT...What a great idea.-- On a recent walk, we noticed some of the parking spots at Gloucester High School (GHS) were painted with different designs. Wanting to know more, we contacted School Superintendent Sean Gorman. "The new Senior parking spot tradition that we started has been wonderful. Seniors are assigned a parking spot in our lot. They worked with our Senior Class Advisor and Art Department Chair to personalize their design for their spot and completed the work themselves. Current Board of Education member Jackie Borger mentioned that she had... Read more →

ATVs and Dirt Bikes Drivers Illegally Riding on Gloucester City Streets

William E. Cleary Sr. |CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 13, 2022)(CNBNews)--An unwelcome group of young men in their 20s and teens driving unlicensed ATVs and Dirt Bikes visited Gloucester City last weekend, riding up and down Broadway at a high rate of speed. 6ABC video image of illegal ATV and dirt bike drivers riding through the City of Philadelphia last summer. (see video below) On Sunday, November 6, a group of these individuals got gas at one of the gas stations on Broadway at Market Street. An individual told us that a police officer was stopped at the other gas... Read more →


GLOUCESTER CITY (November 4, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)-- Missing puppy. Please help us find her. Her name is Moppet. She ran out the front door towards the 42/295 ramp off Market Street. CALL 856-831-9919 OR 856-287-6714 source NEXTDOOR NEIGHBOR Read more →

CNB Pet News: Top Tips to Brew up a Fun, Festive and Safe Halloween for Pets and Pet Parents

You can get your pets all set for Halloween and keep them safe. by Darris Cooper, CPDT-KA, FFCP* (NAPSI)—Earlier sunsets, colorful leaves and cooler temperatures usher in a new fall season full of delicious autumnal flavors, treasured traditions and new celebrations, which can have important implications for beloved pets. Whether you plan to don matching costumes with your pup for a night on the town or snuggle up with your cat at home after handing out candy to trick-or-treaters, Halloween is a great opportunity to bond with furry family members while looking after their overall health and wellness. Visit Blossom... Read more →

CNBNEWS PET TIPS: Top Reasons to Use the Best Dog Treats

(NAPSI)—If you’re like most pet parents, you want to give your pups the best when it comes to special treats. Here‘s why, according to the experts on canine health and happiness, Kolby and Kaleb Rush of Saint Rocco’s all-natural, human-grade treats. Good friends Lacey and Erika Cleary 1. Training: Professionals agree that introducing a brand-new behavior, working on socialization, or emphasizing counter-conditioning all take incredible focus. High-value treats are like giving your dog an A+ for behavior and training, enabling the highest focus and encouraging better results. 2. Health: Veterinarians have been touting the perils of processed dog foods and... Read more →

The Prevention of Ringworm in Dogs: Tips for Pet Parents 10/10

As a pet parent, you want to do everything you can to keep your furry friend healthy and happy. One way to do that is to prevent ringworm on dogs. Ringworm is a fungal infection that can cause hair loss, itching, and skin irritation. It is important to catch ringworm early so it can be treated effectively. Below are some tips on how to prevent ringworm in dogs. Disinfect your dog's bedding and toys regularly. Dogs can contract ringworm, a fungal infection, from other animals or humans. The fungus thrives in warm, moist environments, making bedding and toys prime targets... Read more →

Green Parakeet Flying Around East Thompson Ave.

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 10, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--This morning around 10:15 AM, we (Peyton and Me) saw a light green parakeet in a tree on Thompson Avenue in between Burdsall and Harley Avenues. It resembled the parakeet in the image above. It set on a tree branch for a few seconds. To capture the bird, I held out my fist, thinking it might come down from the tree, and called, "Here, sweetie." The bird looked around like she was pondering, "Who the hell is sweetie?" A few seconds later, it flew to the other side of the street. In the image below,... Read more →

GCN ARCHIVES 1948-2005)--Services Held For John J. Ryan Gloucester City News Employee (September 1, 1988)

EDITOR'S NOTE-(GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(October 3, 2022)--The Cleary family owned the Gloucester City News, Inc. (GCN) for 57 years (1948 up until 2005). Over the next several weeks, we will post articles that appeared in the paper from that period on ClearysNoteBook (CNBNewsnet) ( The Internet became a reality in 1983. For many years, the Internet was mainly used by government groups and scientists, but in 1995, commercial Internet access started to be sold to consumers. As a result of our effort, the stories we will be publishing will now be available on the World Wide Web. If you have an... Read more →

Peyton and Me Meandering in Gloucester City (Chapter 23)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet THE WILD SIDE OF GLOUCESTER CITY--Mother Nature is active in Gloucester City. People must slow down and sometimes watch what is happening right in front of them. Peyton and Me have had runs-in with wild turkeys, a fox, a beaver, geese, pheasants, a deer, a skunk, and most recently, a Red-tailed hawk. All that wildlife is living right in our little neighborhood of Riverview Heights. After taking a photo of the men working on Barnard Avenue, we walked along the railroad tracks towards Powell Street. Suddenly, the hawk in the photo came swarming down... Read more →

PEYTON AND ME MEANDERING: New Business Opens in Southport Area; CNBNews Editorial, You Have a Right to Know

CHAPTER 22 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 29, 2022)-CNBNewsnet--In May, we noticed construction work at a GAF property, Charles and Water Streets. The GAF Scale House once stood on the property where the work was occurring. Pine logs used to make various mill products were also stored on the same plot. And a bar and a diner were located there, too. After seeing the construction, we asked several city officials if they knew anything about site improvements in that vicinity; they answered no. Instead of receiving the documents we requested, the Housing Office gave us... Read more →

Gloucester County GOP Chairwoman: When Will Someone Be Charged For K9 Ember's Death

MULLICA HILL – Gloucester County Republican Chairwoman Jacci Vigilante called a National Dog Day social media post by the official Gloucester County government Facebook page ironic. “For Gloucester County government to be posting anything about National Dog Day without any official acknowledgment of the death of K9 Ember while in the care of the County Fire Marshal is not only cold but ironic and insensitive,” GCGOP Chairwoman Jacci Vigilante said. “The only thing county government should be concerned about is justice for K9Ember.” According to published reports, K9 Ember was assigned to the County Fire Marshal and passed away in... Read more →


Gloucester City Council Buying Fire Truck, SUV's, Fire Equipment, Public Works Items, Etc.

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 24, 2022)-(CNBNewsnet)--Thursday night, August 25, Gloucester City Mayor and Council will CNBNews graphic file introduce two bond ordinances on first reading. The two bond ordinances total $2,743,200. The regularly scheduled meeting is held at the Police Administration building, 313 Monmouth Street, at 7:00 PM. Some of the funds in the first bond ordinance (#19) is going towards buying a $240,000 fire ladder truck, $144,000 for sports utility vehicles, $720,000 for repaving streets, $160,000 for repairs to the municipal building, and $96,000 for equipment for the Public Works Department. A complete breakdown is below. Much of the... Read more →

CNBNews Pet Tips: Taking Fido to the Beach

CNBNewsnet---Over the past several weeks, there have been numerous official warnings about local waters showing high levels of dangerous microbes. These warnings have included Enterococcus, blue-green algae, red tide, and a bacterium called Burkholderia pseudomallei (B. Pseudomallei), which can cause an illness called melioidosis. In fact, this month, the CDC announced that the bacterium B. pseudomallei had been found in soil and water samples along the Gulf Coast of Mississippi, and it issued a health alert to physicians nationwide to be on the lookout for symptoms of melioidosis, including cough, fever and chest pain, disorientation, pneumonia-like illness and seizures. As... Read more →

Pedestrian Walking on Thompson Avenue in Gloucester City Attacked by Ferocious Dog (video)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet On the left are two American Pitbulls, and on the right is a Staffordshire Bull Terrier. When it comes to appearance, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier (or American Staffordshire Terrier) is the dog breed that most closely resembles a pitbull. They are the most common dog to be mistaken for pitbull because they have a similar body and head shape and a large neck. (source GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Sunday, August 7, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)-This past Friday, our neighbor told us a horrific story about a woman being attacked earlier that day in the morning. The neighbor... Read more →

The Story Behind The Story:

Who Owns That Gloucester City Rental Property?

by Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Contributor Arriving in Gloucester City from Camden City via Broadway, the first street you come to is King Street, which runs north to south through the City. Above is King and Monmouth Street intersection, which separates north from south. There are only 92 homes on the street. How many of those homes are rentals? GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 5, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--It is said that great minds think alike. I agree. While Bill Cleary was walking up and down city streets with Peyton observing the town's problems, I was busy doing what I do best - research.... Read more →

Peyton and Me Meandering:

Cumberland Street Residents Upset with New York Landlord and Abandon Cars on City Owned Lot

CHAPTER 21 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet CNBNews photo-Residents living in the 200 unit block of Cumberland Street say they have complained to police and to the housing office about this pile of rubbish for weeks. The property is owned by a person living in New York City. One resident said she has seen rats roaming through the debris. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 1, 2022)--Peyton and Me were walking along King Street today when a man stopped us to chat. We will call him Oscar as he didn't want to use his real name. "I live nearby in the... Read more →


What Can Be Done About Gloucester City's Trash Problem?

Gloucester City recently erected new swings at the Martins Lake Playground and the Lane Avenue Playground. Days after the project was finished at Martins Lake some inconsiderate slobs felt it was okay to throw their discarded orange peels and water bottles on the newly constructed site. Just a few feet from the new swings was a trash receptacle. By William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 20, 2022)--For whatever reason, there are sections of Gloucester City that are being used as dumping grounds by people who have no respect for the environment or the community that you... Read more →

NRA-ILA OPINION: Gun Control is About Stripping Rights NOT Stopping Crime

Economics has a concept called “revealed preference.” The gist is that a person’s observed actions reveal more about their preferences than what a person might profess to prefer. As applied to anti-gun politicians, despite all the noise they might make about stopping the criminal misuse of guns, their actions reveal that their policies are designed to attack the rights of law-abiding Americans. Consider, anti-gun politicians ceaselessly propose new gun control laws they claim will stop criminal actors from misusing firearms. However, many of these same policymakers are indifferent to the woeful federal prosecution rates of those who misuse or try... Read more →