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Father's Day Story-A Child Gets A Second Chance

The Best Father's Day Gift - A Daughter's Second Chance at Life June 1, 2023 -- June is a month full of family and fun, especially on the third weekend when families gather to celebrate dads. Father’s Day is a special holiday for the Larson family of Colorado Springs, Colorado. But this year it has even greater significance because this family of four will celebrate Father’s Day together, thanks to a life-saving liver transplant from... Read more →

An Illegal Immigrant Wanted in Honduras for Drug Trafficking Removed From Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA - Enforcement and Removal Operation (ERO) Philadelphia removed Harby Rigoberto Vargas-Sanchez, a Honduran citizen with a final order of removal, to Honduras on a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Air Operations charter aircraft May 26. Vargas-Sanchez is a foreign fugitive wanted by law enforcement authorities in Honduras for illegal drug trafficking. “This case demonstrates the cooperation between the U.S. and its allies in bringing drug traffickers to justice,” said ERO Philadelphia Field Office... Read more →

Lucille C. Bruno, 88, Team Captain Momma Lou, Dedicated Banquet Server for Philly Local #54,

On May 30, 2023. Age 88. (nee Crescenzo) Of Voorhees. Formerly of Haddon Township and Collingswood. Loving wife of 40 years to the late John A. Bruno, Sr. Cherished mother of Stephen F. Bruno, Sr. (Fiance Noelita) and James F. Bruno, Sr (Colleen). Devoted grandmother of Stephen F. Bruno, Jr., Emily Bruno (Fiance Steve), Julia R. Bruno, James F. Bruno, Jr. and Joseph A. Bruno. Beloved sister of Alfonso Crescenzo and Anna Marie Bildner. Predeceased... Read more →

Philadelphia Police Dept. Crime Report: 10 Shootings, One Homicide


tip411 SPOTLIGHT Helps Police Communicate with the Public

In response to renewed focus by law enforcement agencies across the country on building and maintaining meaningful relationships with the communities they serve, tip411 announced the launch of its newest product: tip411 INSIGHT. In addition to its existing line of products that help law enforcement engage residents and community members of all ages, our newest product, tip411 INSIGHT provides innovative functionality that allows agencies to create unlimited customized surveys to gain essential insight on any... Read more →

Trail Cameras for Recreational Use Banned in Delaware on State Wildlife Areas, State Forests and State Parks

DOVER, DELAWARE (June 2, 2023)(CNBNews)--After extensive interagency review and discussion, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and the Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) have determined that trail cameras for recreational use are no longer permitted on state wildlife areas, state parks, or state forests. The ban on trail cameras on state lands is effective immediately. CNBNEWS GRAPHIC FILES In announcing it today, DNREC and DDA emphasized that the ban on recreational... Read more →


Biden Falls on Stage at Air Force Academy Graduation

COLORADO SPRINGS (JUNE 1, 2023)(CNNews)--Today, after addressing graduates of the U.S. Air Force Academy, President Joseph Biden falls on the stage. According to the White House, the President tripped over a sandbag and suffered no injuries. The 80-year-old Biden has fallen several times since he was first elected to the presidency in 2020. The following is from the Academy's website. We’re short on air, but not on views. Located just north of Colorado Springs, at... Read more →

CNB Fishing Maryland Report: Fishing Together Can Form Strong Bonds Between Family/Friends

Maryland Fishing Report – May 31 Mike Popchak holds a beautiful smallmouth bass caught while fishing with his brother Joe at Loch Raven Reservoir. Photo by Joe Popchak Fishing together can form strong bonds between family and friends. Twin brothers Joe and Mike Popchak began fishing together when they were 8 years old – even though their father wasn’t a fisherman, he would take them out while he read the newspaper. The two brothers have... Read more →

Boost Your Dental Practice: Strategies to Attract More Patients

image courtesy of Every dental professional understands how important retaining existing clients and attracting new ones is for their business’s success. While some areas are lacking dentists, that’s not always the case. However, keeping patients returning for treatments is often challenging, even in areas without many competitors. Here are a few strategies every dental office can use to see increased traffic. Make Better Use of Online Marketing Advertising is always crucial for establishing and... Read more →

Levittown Woman Charged with Killing Her Husband at Wharf

May 30th, 2023 A 40-year-old woman was charged with killing her husband Tuesday morning at the Bristol Borough Wharf. Sammar Khan, of Levittown, was arraigned on charges of criminal homicide, possession of an instrument of crime and recklessly endangering another person. She appeared before Magisterial District Judge Frank W. Peranteau Sr. who remanded her to Bucks County Correctional Facility without bail. Sammar Khan, of Levittown Bristol Borough Police were dispatched at 10:53 a.m. Tuesday to... Read more →

Summer Circus Camp Coming to Mt. Airy

PHILADELPHIA SCHOOL OF CIRCUS ARTS INVITES CHILDREN TO RUN OFF TO THE BIG TOP AT SUMMER CIRCUS CAMP IN MT. AIRY Philadelphia, PA -- Philadelphia School of Circus Arts announces 2023 Summer Circus Camp June 19 - August 25, for students looking to run off to the region's big top. PSCA’s award-winning camp is back and has options for kids ages 4 -5 (Tots), 6 -7 (Junior), 8 – 12 (Youth) and 13 – 18... Read more →


source FBI When Sandra answered her phone a few years ago, the 86-year-old California woman thought it was her granddaughter. The young, panicked girl kept calling her grandma as she unfurled a breathless, urgent tale about an accident in someone else’s borrowed car and police finding drugs hidden underneath her seat. The girl needed money fast to make things right. So Sandra went to her bank, brushed off probing questions like she was told to... Read more →

New Jersey Authorities Looking for Russian National, $10 Million Reward

Two U.S. Indictments Charge Defendant with Attacks Against Law Enforcement Agencies in New Jersey, Washington, D.C., and Other Victims Worldwide; U.S. State Department Offers $10 Million Reward CRIME NEWARK, N.J. (May 16, 2023)(CNBNews) – The Justice Department today unsealed two indictments charging a Russian national and resident with using three different ransomware variants to attack numerous victims throughout the United States, including law enforcement agencies in New Jersey and Washington, D.C., as well as victims... Read more →

REPORT: Pedestrian Fatalities Climb in Pennsylvania

By Anthony Hennen | The Center Square (The Center Square) — An approach to reducing traffic deaths is catching on in cities across the country great and small, but not in Pennsylvania. Doing so would require city leaders across to de-emphasize motorists and speed, and focus on upgrading sidewalk and biking infrastructure instead. A report from Smart Growth America details “complete streets” initiatives across America, which encourage municipalities to learn from other cities on what... Read more →

Choosing The Perfect Vanity Color: Tips For Style And Function

Vanities are the focal point of bathrooms. The right color and style are critical for the final look of bathrooms. Homeowners frequently find it challenging to choose a vanity color that will complement their style. Thankfully, there are some tips that make deciding easier. Tips for Selecting the Best Bathroom Vanity Remodeling bathrooms involves many different decisions. Homeowners seem to struggle the most over choosing a vanity. When picking a color for your vanity, consider... Read more →

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American Legion Commander on the Cost of Freedom

By Vincent J. “Jim” Troiola, National Commander MAY 24, 2023 Dear American Legion Family and friends, A commonly used phrase in The American Legion is “every day is Veterans Day.” We prove this through our programs and service to our communities. But for Gold Star families and the battle buddies of the fallen, every day is Memorial Day. When American servicemembers are seriously wounded, often their last words are some variations of “tell my wife... Read more →


Training Center Cape May to fire 40MM battery; Reminder: 3 PM Pause for a Moment of Silence

On this Memorial Day, we acknowledge that freedom is not free. For those who gave up everything in service to this country...We honor Your Sacrifice. PLEASE PAUSE ON MEMORIAL DAY AT 3 PM FOR A MOMENT OF SILENCE IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE Zoomability Memorial Day Tribute from Zoomability on Vimeo. ++++++++++++ CAPE MAY, N.J. (May 30, 2023)(CNBNews)- The Coast Guard Training Center Cape May Armory staff will be conducting a... Read more →

Catholic Church Bans Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi from Receiving Communion

NOTIFICATION To United States Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi The Second Vatican Council, decree on the Church in the Modern World, Gaudium et Spes, reiterated the Church's ancient and consistent teaching that "from the first moment of conception life must be guarded with the greatest care while abortion and infanticide are unspeakable crimes" (n. 51). Christians have, indeed, always upheld the dignity of human life ni every stage, especially the most vulnerable, beginning with life in the... Read more →

Philadelphia Crime Report: 63-Year-Old Woman Murdered Saturday ; Six Shootings Friday Night

Philadelphia, PA (May 27, 2023)(CNBNews)—The ongoing murders, stabbings, and shootings continue in Philadelphia, once known as the City of Brotherly Love. The most recent occurred Saturday evening, May 27, at 9:04, with three people shot in the 5200 unit block of Jefferson Street. According to Officer Tanya Little, Philadelphia Police Department Office of Public Affairs, a 20-year-old male was shot two times in the foot and was taken to Lankenau Hospital. He was listed in... Read more →

Palou on leading Indy 500 field in No. 10 American Legion Honda:

‘It’s going to be extra special’ By Steven B. Brooks MAY 26, 2023 Two years ago, Helio Castroneves passed Alex Palou with two laps to go to win the Indianapolis 500 – making him one of just four four-time winners of the race. A year later, Palou qualified second for the same race and was leading before a penalty forced him to do a restart on lap 77, dropping him to 30th. He rebounded to... Read more →

New Jersey's 10 Most Endangered Historic Sites

  PNJ will host the 2023 Ten Most Endangered Historic Sites announcement on Sunday, June 4, 2023 from 9:00am - 11:00am at the historic Spermaceti Cove No. 2 Life Saving Station within the Gateway National Recreation Area - Sandy Hook. PNJ will be joined by the advocates for this year’s endangered historic places to support New Jersey’s threatened cultural and architectural heritage. The 10 Most Endangered Historic Places program spotlights irreplaceable historic, architectural, cultural, and... Read more →


Check out Bisnow's upcoming events in Philly Bisnow Philadelphia Summer Super Schmooze Thursday, June 15 | 5:30PM-8PM EDT Start your summer off right with your friends at Bisnow’s Summer Schmooze hosted by Post Brothers. Enjoy the views, music and drinks while networking with some of Philly's biggest CRE developers, investors and influencers! Register Here Philadelphia Life Science Update Wednesday, June 21 | 8AM-12PM EDT Join the top CRE professionals in the Philadelphia life sciences market... Read more →

Man Charged with Killing His 4-Month-Old Baby

May 25th, 2023 A Bristol Borough man was charged on Thursday, May 25, 2023, with killing his 4-month-old son. Tyler Sullivan, 30, was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Frank W. Peranteau Sr. on charges of criminal homicide and two counts of aggravated assault. He was sent to Bucks County Correctional Facility and was denied bail. The investigation began at 11:35 p.m. Wednesday when Bristol Borough police officers were dispatched to 1038 Radcliffe Street for a... Read more →

DOD Identifies Army Casualty, Spc. Jayson Reed Haven, 20, of Aiken, South Carolina

May 26, 2023 | The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Spartan Shield. Spc. Jayson Reed Haven, 20, of Aiken, South Carolina, died May 25, 2023, at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, as the result of a non-combat vehicle rollover accident. The incident is under investigation. Spc. Haven was assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, 118th Infantry Regiment, 218th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Charleston, South Carolina. Read more →

The DOD & NASCAR Highlight Fallen Heroes, Service During Coca Cola 600 

May 26, 2023 | By Katie Lange , DOD News | As Americans remember and mourn our fallen heroes this Memorial Day weekend, NASCAR nation will honor and recognize them alongside hundreds of current service members at one of the sport's biggest races of the year. The "600 Miles of Remembrance" is much more than just a race. Since 2018, all of the Defense Department's service branches have joined with NASCAR to honor the U.S.... Read more →

Philadelphia Crime Report: 17-Year-Old Stabbed Outside the Parkway West High School

PHILADELPHIA PA (May 26, 2023)(CNBNews)--Philadelphia Police reported a stabbing today outside the Parkway West High School, Fairmount Avenue at 2:35 PM. The 17-year-old victim was stabbed in the buttock on the right side. The person was taken to Presbyterian Hospital and is listed in stable condition. Monday, May 22 at 5:12 PM, an 18-year-old black male was found inside a building in the 200-unit block of Horton Street. The male was transported to Penn-Presbyterian Medical... Read more →

Philadelphia Police Needs Your Help To Catch A Killer; $20,000 Reward Offered (See video)

PERSON OF INTEREST (image provided by Philadelphia Police) PHILADELPHIA PA (MAY26, 2023)(CNBNEWS)--On May 24, 2023, at approximately 10:51 pm, a Black male offender was in a verbal dispute with a male victim, 15-year-old Randy Mills of the Unit block of West Sharpnack St, on a SEPTA bus in the area of 5200 Germantown Avenue. The offender fired a handgun, striking the victim in the chest. The victim died of his injuries. Police would like assistance... Read more →

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION ! Gloucester City Police Featured on Award Winning Television Show

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 24, 2023)(CNBNews)--Officers from the Gloucester City Police Department involved in the April 28, 2022 rescue of a woman who drove her vehicle off of Freedom Pier into the Delaware River were featured on the May 11 television show Hearts of Heroes. The award-winning program showcases the heroic work of brave first responders in the aftermath of manmade and natural disasters. The program airs on ABC stations as part of "Weekend Adventure,"... Read more →

The Various Forms Of Poker Games And Their Rules

There are numerous variants of the traditional card game of poker. Each variation has its own set of rules and strategies that players should understand in order to maximize their chances of success at the tables. In order to help you choose your favorite game wisely, we'll go over the most common varieties of poker games and their associated rules in this section. photo by Pixbay Texas Hold'em It is the most well-known and widely... Read more →

Ujamaa Cafe Coming To The Abramson Cancer Center

(CNBNews)--This June 13th, 2023, the Coalition for Food and Health Equity in partnership with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center's (PPMC) Abramson Cancer Center and the University of Pennsylvania's School on Social Policy and Practice and with the generous support of the American Cancer Society, Coalition Equity is excited to launch Ujamaa Cafe™ at the Abramson Cancer Center. The Ujamaa Cafe™ at PPMC's Abramson Cancer Center provides free access to fresh, healthy, premade breakfast, lunch, snack, and... Read more →

Former NFL Quarterback Shares Personal Story of Opioid Addiction with Oakcrest Student-Athletes

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (CNBNews) — Student-athletes at Oakcrest High School received an education on the risks of prescription opioids from a source with first-hand knowledge about the devastating impact of addiction. New Jersey native and former NFL quarterback Ray Lucas spoke to hundreds of students gathered in the high school auditorium Tuesday morning about his rise to the top of his profession and how his addiction to opioids following his career almost crashed his life.... Read more →

VIDEO: What Is Happening To Our Country? Why Is There So Much Hatred?

Guest Opinion There was a time when there was literally the United States of America. Not everyone agreed with each other; but unlike today, people didn't get beaten just because they had a difference of opinion. And each Sunday at the NFL game people stood for the playing of the National Anthem; players didn't kneel, and no one hid in the locker room until the anthem was over. Believe it or not, some of us... Read more →

Breaking the Bank: Expert Strategies for Dominating Live Casino Games in the Digital Age

If you are tired of losing big bucks when playing live casino games, look no further because we have the expert strategies you need to break the bank and come out on top. In the digital age, live casino games have become increasingly popular, and with the right tactics, you can increase your winnings and have more fun. We have insider tips and tricks for live casino games that will give you a significant advantage.... Read more →

From the Court to Your Screen: Get Ready for the Top New Jersey College Basketball Teams

Are you a basketball fan looking for some exciting college action? Look no further than the top New Jersey college basketball teams. These teams are gearing up for an unforgettable season filled with high-flying dunks, buzzer-beating shots, and intense rivalries. From the Seton Hall Pirates to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, you won't want to miss a single game. Get ready to cheer on your favorite team and witness their journey to the top. Join the... Read more →

Humane Society Rescues 114 Dogs from NC Puppy Mill

One week ago, the Humane Society of the United States assisted the Hertford County Sheriff’s Office in rescuing 114 dogs from alleged cruelty at a breeding operation in North Carolina. Conditions on the property were filthy, hazardous and consistent with egregious neglect. Veterinarians immediately noted that some of the dogs were severely emaciated, and some were so dehydrated that they required subcutaneous fluids on-scene. The dogs have embarked on their long road to recovery, starting... Read more →


Updated JEER-Gloucester City promised Barnard Avenue residents that their street was going to be repaved. They are still waiting. The city did hire a contractor but he never finished the job. In fact, the street is actually worst than before. WE would be better off with a dirt road. CHEER — Crystal Johnson (GHS Class of 2021 alum) became a College All American Soccer player at Rowan University in her freshman year. In March this... Read more →

Gloucester Catholic's Cafe Cabaret June 9

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 24, 2023)(CNBNews)--Gloucester Catholic's Performing Arts program will be transforming the school's cafeteria into a 1920s Cabaret on Friday, June 9th. Performances, thematic snacks, and an entertaining night. Read more →


PHILADELPHIA ZOO CELEBRATES Birth of Twin Sloth Bear Cubs photo provided by The Philadelphia Zoo Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia Zoo has officially introduced its two four-month-old sloth bear cubs to the world as excited guests, Zoo members, staff, and volunteers witnessed the historic moment. The cubs, two males born on January 2, 2023, to 10-year-old mom Kayla and 10-year-old dad Bhalu, have until now been behind-the-scenes with Kayla inside their den. To accompany their long-awaited... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Navy Ensign Frank William Crilley, Medal of Honor and Navy Cross Recipient

When Navy Ensign Frank William Crilley joined the service, he likely didn't realize he would become the hero of some of the country's most dramatic undersea rescue and salvage operations of the 20th century. The master diver excelled in his craft, broke records and earned both the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross along the way. Crilley was born Sept. 13, 1883, in Trenton, New Jersey, to parents Frank and Mary Crilley. He had... Read more →

Festival Season in Delaware County; An Event-full Season Ahead in Delco

FESTIVALS AND EVENTS Festival season is here in Delaware County! Gather your friends and family for food fests, cultural celebrations, historic reenactments, live music and more. Check out the full list of Delco festivals and events happening this spring and summer. SEE THE LINEUP Soak Up Spring in Full Bloom Spring has sprung in Delaware County. From parks and preserves to nationally acclaimed gardens and arboretums, nature awakens with colorful landscapes just waiting to be... Read more →

CNB MEDICAL NEWS: Stroke Leading Cause of Death/Disability in United State

(NAPSI)—You work hard to help keep yourself and your loved ones healthy. To help, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) reminds everyone that stroke is a leading cause of death and disability in the United States. About 800,000 people in the country have a stroke each year. The good news is, when treated quickly, survival is possible and damage can be greatly reduced. That’s why understanding your risk for stroke, knowing signs... Read more →

Blessing and Dedication of Saint Joseph's Place

PHILADELPHIA, PA (CNBNews)----Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez blessed and dedicated the 50-unit facility which will provide affordable housing for independent seniors in Delaware County. It is the sixth such facility opened by Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Today at a special ceremony, Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez, Archbishop of Philadelphia, blessed and dedicated Saint Joseph Place, a new affordable housing community for independent seniors in Collingdale (Delaware County). Catholic Housing and... Read more →

Since January 1 the Number of Illegals Crossing the Boarder is Greater than the Population of Delaware'

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – The number of people illegally entering the U.S. solely through the southern border in the first four months of this year is greater than the population of Delaware, the home state of the president, and the populations of five other states. CRIME So far this year, at least 1,047,528, people have been apprehended or reported evading capture, according to data analyzed by The... Read more →

Humane Society Report on 100 Problem Puppy Mills

The Humane Society of the United States has released its annual report sampling 100 problem puppy mills and dealers operating throughout the country Our report is assembled annually by combing through federal and state inspection records for citations and instances of animal suffering, as well as consumer complaints and undercover footage. This year’s report describes violations such as breeders failing to provide veterinary care to injured and emaciated dogs, dogs and puppies exposed to extreme... Read more →

How to Choose the Right PPE for Your Employees

How a business chooses the personal protective equipment (PPE) for their workers has a stronger and more long reaching impact than is often realised. For example, poor PPE selection can lead to personal injuries, deaths, project halts, investigations, expensive lawsuits, crippling fines, and more. The process of PPE selection can be tricky though, and even the best intentions may not mean much if you don’t know what you should be looking for. On that note,... Read more →


AT OVER 20 RESTAURANTS AND BARS WITH A KICK-OFF BLOCK PARTY SET FOR JUNE 1ST * The summer-long happy hour features discounted food and drink every Thursday between June 1st and August 31st * Philadelphia, PA - Old City District showcases its thriving dining scene with the return of Old City Eats, kicking off with the Old City Eats Block Party on Thursday, June 1st and running every Thursday DINING OUT through August 31, 2023.... Read more →

Accepting Cheers And Jeers Suggestions

CNBNews is preparing a Cheer and Jeer column also known as The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. If you have anyone/anything that you feel deserves a Cheer or a Jeer now is the time to speak up. CNBNews graphic file Send your remarks to [email protected] Everyone can participate. You need not be from Gloucester City. Residents from neighboring communities are also welcome. Thank You for your help. William E. Cleary Sr Editor Read more →

New Warehouse Moving to Gloucester City

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ – Snapl, a leader in 3PL, Fulfillment, FBA-Prep, and Logistics Services since 1989, announces the strategic positioning of its warehouse facility in Gloucester City, NJ, poised to transform the efficiency of food industry logistics in the region. Located conveniently across from the Holt Logistics, Del Monte Tropical, and PhilaPort Terminals, the warehouse is within reach of terminals that process over 600,000 20 ft. equivalent units (TEUs) of containerized cargo annually. This prime... Read more →