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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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more →


MISSING PUPPY LAST SEEN IN GLOUCESTER CITY

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... 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+... 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.... 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... 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) (https://www.gloucestercitynews.net). 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.... 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... Read more →


Rental Properties in Gloucester City Out-Number Homeowners

UPDATED WITH PHOTOS AND NEW NUMBERS William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)(September 21, 2022)--Twelve years ago, we looked at the housing market in the City of Gloucester City. Former Mayor William James and the council were worried as blight was absorbing sections of the city. They were concerned too about the number of homes converted into apartments. CNBNews graphic file The numbers today reveal that rental properties have increased from 1946... 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... 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... Read more →


COST TO TAXPAYERS $2,743,200

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... 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... 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 https://dogfoodcare.com/) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Sunday,... 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... 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... Read more →


CNBNews OPINION:

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... 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... Read more →


NJ Will Spend $21.4M to Reduce Litter; But If The Public and City Governments Don't Do Their Part...

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 31, 2022)--The DEP is increasing the Local Government Clean Communities Grants by $700,000 over prior years. But, as these current photos show taken in Gloucester City, all the money in the world will not do a thing if the residents and local government don't do their part in keeping the city free of the trash. People are still using the field across from the Cold Springs School, Gloucester City to dump... Read more →


CNB Pet Tips: Support Your Pet’s Mental Health This Summer

Use positive reinforcement-based dog training methods and mental health solutions like anxiety vests and calming chews to help care for your pets’ whole health and wellness. by Darris Cooper, CPDT-KA, FFCP (NAPSI)—As pet parents start to fill their summer agendas with outdoor adventures, travel and social gatherings, it’s important for them to consider how plans will affect their pets’ mental health. Stress and anxiety in pets can be triggered by both environmental changes, such as... Read more →


VIDEO: HAPPY MOTHERS DAY MOM

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews EDITOR'S NOTE: We first published this article in 2008. Because it is such a great story we bring it out from our archives each year on Mother's Day to share with you again. The author is unknown. I was looking for a photo to use with it and I thought why not use a picture of our mother, Mazie (Tucker) Cleary who passed away in 1995. The first photo... Read more →


Pet Tips: Molly Mutt's Lesson on Anxiety and Solutions

Pet Anxiety Awareness Week May 2022 OAKLAND, Calif.—Pets can get anxious when their loved ones are away, on Zoom calls, or too busy to play fetch, give belly rubs and say “good stretch.” Molly Mutt says that Pet Anxiety Awareness Week is a reminder that simple actions can provide relief for anxious pets. Gloucestercitynews.net files “Pets don’t have to be anxious. There are some simple ways that you can provide your pets some relief when... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY:

How Many Broken Windows in our City?

DOROTHY PHILBIN | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --Years ago, I took a Criminal Justice course at St. Joseph's University. The instructor was a captain of the Philadelphia Police Department who brought his police-issued laptop with him to every class. The first thing he told us was that what he was going to present was the truth and he had and would show us the documentation to prove it. He said that if anyone was easily... Read more →


PEYTON AND ME MEANDERING: Stops in Audubon, Bellmawr, Brooklawn, Gloucester City

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--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 and I live in. They litter the main streets of the City with their trash and or drop it in the fields across from the Cold Springs School Campus. Some of these same individuals are responsible for... Read more →


PET TIPS: Beware, Easter Candy Can Kill Your Dog

BY LAURA FOURNIOTIS BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital Veterinarians from BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital are issuing a warning for pet owners ahead of Easter, fearing a higher-than-usual uptick in chocolate toxicity cases. BluePearl, which has over 100 pet hospitals across the U.S. that see more than 1.2 pets annually, sees an alarming 321% increase in chocolate toxicity cases on Easter each year. However, according to new data released by the National Confectioners... Read more →


Philadelphia Federal Jury Convicts Armed Puppy Robber

North Carolina Man Convicted by Federal Jury for Gunpoint Robbery of Puppies from Lancaster County Breeder PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Christopher Lamont Stimpson, Jr., 23, of Greensboro, North Carolina, was convicted of committing a gunpoint robbery of a Lancaster County puppy breeder and his family in order to steal five French Bulldog puppies in October 2020. In November 2020, the defendant was charged by Indictment with robbery which interferes... Read more →


What’s the difference between FDA-approved and pharmacy-compounded animal drugs?

If you’ve ever had to give your cat a dose of medicine, you know that it can go sideways quickly. While no cat enjoys the process, some might be more cooperative depending on how the drug is given. For example, some cats tolerate taking pills easier than liquid, while others make the pill-giving process into a battle royale. Thankfully, your veterinarian can ask a compounding pharmacist to change that FDA-approved pill into a liquid for... Read more →


PET TIPS: DOGS ARE ALSO AT RISK FOR LYME DISEASE

BY LAURA FOURNIOTIS BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital We are approaching tick season in many parts of the U.S., and experts are warning that this could be an especially plentiful year for the potentially disease-carrying bugs. While Lyme disease is the most common vector borne disease in the U.S. with 476,000 people are diagnosed each year, what many people do not know, is dogs are also at risk for Lyme disease. PEYTON CLEARY (CNBNews... Read more →


Gloucester County Annual Kitten Shower April 30

(Clayton, NJ) -- The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners announced that the Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) will be hosting their second annual Kitten Shower on Saturday, April 30 from noon to 3 p.m. to celebrate the upcoming arrival of kitten season. Director Frank J. DiMarco said, "In the next few weeks the shelter will inundated with cats and kittens. Following the tradition of the baby shower, the kitten shower is a great way to... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering:

Hilton Head Island, S.C. and Savannah, Ga.

CHAPTER 19 (All Good Things Must Come To An End) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CNBNewsnet photos The newest addition to Lawton Stables is Woody. The four-year-old Clydesdale was generously donated by the owners of Woody’s Sunglass Shop in the Shelter Cove Towne Centre. According to Lawton Stables, he is settling in very well to island life, and already has a routine of meeting visitors, such as the young lady above, at the fence... Read more →


Adopt today at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter Lots of Pets Available

(Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter’s kennel is full of animals looking for their forever homes! “We have a lot of dogs at the shelter patiently waiting for homes. There’s a match for everyone,” said Director Frank J. DiMarco. “We are committed to finding each animal their perfect home. We will always prioritize the well-being of the animals when finding their forever families.” Director Frank J. DiMarco is the liaison to the shelter and would... Read more →


ADA Iditarod Update: 20 Miles Separate Two Mushers Leading The Pack

The chase is on. About 20 miles separate the two mushers at the front of the Iditarod pack, who have more than 400 miles to run before reaching the burled arch in Nome. The race has arrived at the Yukon River, and Eureka musher Brent Sass is blasting through checkpoints, opting instead to rest his dog team along the trail. In Ruby early this morning, he could've sat down to a five-course gourmet meal with... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering:

The Twin Coming Down? Junk Vehicles; Kudos to Chickie; Flag Disrespect! Geese & Irish Parade; Bill's BACK!

CHAPTER 18 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews IS ANOTHER GLOUCESTER CITY HISTORICAL BUILDING COMING DOWN?--Thursday, February 24, we talked with a contractor who was clearing out items from the Twin Bar, Broadway, and Market Street. Asked if the building was being demolished he said that he didn't know. That he was hired to empty the property. He apologized for blocking the sidewalk. Earlier in the month, we noticed a sign on the building stating... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering: Gloucester City, Brooklawn and Westville (Chapter 17)

William E. Cleary Sr. I CNBNewsnet A RECENT WINTER DAY IN GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ-Have you given any thought to what job you like to do if you make it to heaven? I have. I like to be in charge of moving the clouds around in the sky. You would get to travel the universe. And, if you get tired just lay down on one of those soft fuzzy clouds. ++++++ POTHOLE SEASON--Watch out, pothole season... Read more →


CHRISTMAS EVE:

Peyton and Me Meandering Through Gloucester City, Bellmawr and Brooklawn (Chapter 16))

UPDATED/CORRECTED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews SUCH A PEACEFUL SCENE--The Gloucester City Municipal Building; in the background is St. Marys Church. The photo was taken on Christmas Eve. How many remember going to Christmas Eve mass at St. Mary's Church which was held at midnight. I am talking about a time when a person who was Catholic had to be tough. For example in those days, you couldn't eat meat on Fridays. Something to... Read more →


Gloucester City's Waterfront Remains Undeveloped, and is Wasting Away

SEE VIDEO BELOW William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews This past month a $10.5 million lawsuit was filed against the City of Gloucester City by Rocco D'Antonio, who was the developer of the proposed Organic Diversions Compost Plant in the Southport section of the City. The City in return counter sued the developer. The project was first announced in 2010 at a December 22 council meeting, at the time Mayor William James (now deceased) said... Read more →


PEYTON AND ME MEANDERING THROUGH GLOUCESTER CITY, BROOKLAWN, WESTVILLE (XIII)

South Broadway and George Street WHAT IS WRONG WITH SOCIETY TODAY? Sitting on the curb at South Broadway and George Street on Monday morning was this disgusting-looking pile of garbage. Just a few feet away is a trash receptacle, apparently, the slob that left this crap on the sidewalk is not a member of the Green Generation. We can also say with certainty the person has no respect for the community of Gloucester City. According... Read more →


PEYTON AND ME (XII) Good News and Bad in Biopsy Report

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Peyton loves taking a ride in the van GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 17, 2021)--Monday night we headed to Dr. Ed Sheehan's Veterinary Clinic in Fairview to have Peyton's remaining stitches and staples removed. As you can imagine Peyton was very happy to get those annoying things out of her rear hip as was Connie and I. With the stitches gone so is the E collar. What made us even... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering: So Where Is That Black Dog? (Chapter XI )

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Peyton wearing an E Collar GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 11, 2021)--Someone said to me the other day "I haven't seen you or your black dog on your daily walk in recent days, is everything okay?" I explained that our best friend and companion Peyton, a black Labrador retriever, is having a tough time following an operation to remove a cyst/tumor. She doesn't like the stitches and insists on pulling... 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.... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering through Gloucester City, and Haddon Lake, Audubon (Chapter X)

UPDATED GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 14, THE DAY COMING TO AN END--One night last week around 9:15 PM we caught the last glimpse of daylight before the dark sky of night closed over the Riverview Heights section of Gloucester City. We took the photo with the Apple iPhone 11 LOVE YOUR MONEY--The new Gloucester High football field and running track around the field is finished. Work on the $1.3 million jobs began at the beginning... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering through Gloucester City's Proprietors Park /Freedom Pier, (IX)

(GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(May 23, 2021)--FREEDOM PIER AERIAL VIEW--The first arrow is pointing at Freedom Pier located on the Delaware River, King and Cumberland Streets, Gloucester City, NJ. In the distance is the City of Philadelphia. Proprietors Park and the Gloucester City Marina are on the left side of the arrows and are out of view. A restaurant and marina were first proposed for the city's waterfront in the 1980s. In 1991 the City obtained the... Read more →


Chapter VIII:

Peyton and Me Meandering Through Gloucester City, Port Royal, VA., and Hilton Head Island, SC

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews IT ONLY COST $1.3 MILLION !--Construction work on Gloucester High School football field and running track is continuing. The plans call for a synthetic Astro-type material to be placed over the dirt field that has been used for football since the school opened in 1961. This past December the school board voted to approve the million dollars plus project. ++++ GLOUCESTER HIGH SCHOOL--The top photo above a contractor is... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering Through SJ (Brooklawn/Gloucester City)Chapter VI

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Peyton Cleary (CNBNews files) BROOKLAWN, NJ (January 4, 2021)--Searching for something on the internet we discovered a For Sale advertisement for Clancy's Pub by the Creek, 304 Crescent Blvd., Brooklawn, NJ. The advertisement from COLDWELL BANKER reads Fantastic opportunity to own/operate a bar/restaurant in the post-pandemic world. This fully functional property seats +/- 150 people inside, plus an outdoor patio for 50+ patrons. Also features an upstairs apartment or... Read more →