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Citadel Credit Union & SEPTA Offering Free Rides to Homeward Bound Phillie Fans

Service From NRG Station at Sports Complex on October 3 and 4 ( PHILADELPHIA (October 3, 2023)(CNBNews) – SEPTA and Citadel Credit Union are helping the Philly Phaithful get to and from the National League East Wild Card games at Citizens Bank Park by offering extra service and free rides home on the Broad Street Line. For the Wild Card Series against the Florida Marlins, Citadel is sponsoring free rides home from NRG Station. The... Read more →

Rowan's Fara Named NJAC Football Offensive Player of the Week

PITMAN, NJ -- James Fara has been selected the New Jersey Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the week as the league announced its weekly awards. The senior scores his second career honor and first this season from the NJAC as Fara ran for a career-high 203 yards on 23 carries along with two TDs against #9 Johns Hopkins on Saturday. The senior added a 74-yard touchdown run in the second quarter. Fara... Read more →

Rowan Women's Soccer Notches 3-1 NJAC Win

NEWARK, NJ -- Rowan picked up a 3-1 victory at Rutgers-Newark Saturday evening in a New Jersey Athletic Conference contest. Second-half goals from Olivia Giordano and Mackenzie Clement broke a 1-1 tie as the Profs stay unbeaten in NJAC play. Goalie Calista Burke saw seven shots and made two saves on the night. The Scarlet Raiders' Katie McLaughlin recorded six stops. Rutgers-Camden struck first in the game's opening minutes as Mariana Valencia struck after a... Read more →

Iowa's Betting Blitz: A Deep Dive into the Sports Betting Action

Iowa has firmly entrenched itself as a frontrunner in the U.S. sports betting landscape. Since the repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) in 2018, the Hawkeye State has been quick to jump on the opportunity to capitalize on this multibillion-dollar industry. This deep dive aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the sports betting action in Iowa, from its legislation to the betting venues and economic impact. Legislation and Licensing When... Read more →

Unibet to Sponsor Free Rides Home on SEPTA’s Broad Street Line

...After Every Eagles Game Free rides begin at halftime and run for two hours post-game, or until the last scheduled train departs; contactless credit card payment options now available PHILADELPHIA (September 28, 2023) –Throughout the regular season, Unibet, an official casino and sportsbook partner of the Philadelphia Eagles, will help Eagles fans get home safely after each Eagles home game by sponsoring free rides home from NRG Station on the Broad Street Line. NRG Station... Read more →

Philadelphia Union Eyeing Maiden MLS Cup Glory

With each passing year, the number of franchises yet to get their hands on the MLS Cup grows smaller and smaller. Los Angeles FC’s maiden success in 2022 means that there are now just four teams – Philadelphia Union, New England Revolution, New York Red Bulls, and FC Dallas – who have played in the MLS Cup without getting their hands on the silverware. For Philly, revenge could be a dish best served cold. Los... Read more →

Ray Ford-Leon Harris Old Timers Meeting SUNDAY, October 15 from 2PM - 5PM

Pictured are some of the people who attended the meeting held in October 2007. Unlike previous years, this gathering is now open to both males and females. (photo credit CNBNews) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (SEPT. 27, 2023)(CNBNews)--Please join us for the Annual Ray Ford-Leon Harris gathering at Elizabeth's Ballroom, which is located at 419 Highland Blvd, on SUNDAY, October 15th, from 2 PM to 5 PM. Former athletes and fans from Gloucester High School and Gloucester... Read more →

Eileen Marie Collins, Raised in Gloucester City; Longtime Teacher, GCHS Alum and "Hoop Star"

Eileen Marie Collins passed away peacefully at home on September 22, 2023. Born on January 14, 1949, she grew up as the fourth of five Collins children on Monmouth Street in Gloucester City, NJ. She enjoyed a childhood filled with sports activities and playing in the back lot from sun up to sun down. Ahead of her time as a female athlete, Eileen was an outstanding basketball player in high school and her passion for... Read more →

Philly PD Incident Reports: Two Homicides, and One Critical Vehicle Crash

PHILADELPHIA PA (SEPT. 23, 2023)(CNBNews)-Below are the overnight incidents from Friday evening to now. It is important to note that this information is preliminary and may change. 53xx Chester Avenue--12TH DISTRICT...HOMICIDE BY SHOOTING... 52xx CHESTER AVE... ON THE HIGHWAY... @12:59A... A 25-YEAR-OLD BLACK MALE WAS SHOT MULTIPLE TIMES IN THE CHEST... THE MALE WAS TRANSPORTED BY PRIVATE VEHICLE TO PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL AND PRONOUNCED AT 1:29A...SCENE HELD ARREST MADE... NO WEAPONS RECOVERED. =========================== Critical Pedestrian Crash... Read more →


...DURING THE COTILLION AND PA DERBY - THE BIGGEST DAY OF RACING IN THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA Bensalem, PA - America's only female horse racing announcer will break the glass ceiling again this weekend in Pennsylvania by becoming the first woman to ever call a Grade 1 Horse Race ever in the WORLD when she calls the betPARX Pennsylvania Derby & Cotillion Day. Jessica Paquette made international headlines as the first female announcer in the... Read more →

The World's Best Steeplechase Races Set For October 21

The 102nd Far Hills Race Meeting The Far Hills Race Meeting is a highly anticipated social and sporting event in New Jersey that has been taking place for almost a century. It has a devoted following of fans who come year after year to witness some of the world's best steeplechase races, catch up with loved ones, meet new people, contribute to worthy causes, and create unforgettable memories. The Far Hills Race Meeting has donated... Read more →

Powell, Bergan and Aportela Earned NJAC Honors

GLASSBORO, NJ -- Amber Powell, Sarah Bergan, and Dylan Aportela all earned weekly honors from the New Jersey Athletic Conference in its awards for the week ending September 17th. Powell earns the NJAC Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week honors for the first time in her career as she had three goals in the #8 Profs' 2-0 week, while solidifying the defense at sweeper. Powell, the inserter on penalty corners, scored her first tallies... Read more →

Gloucester City Little League Cornhole Tournament

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (AUGUST 31, 2023)(CNBNews)-The Gloucester City Little League L will host the Cornhole Tournament again during the Fall Festival. The fee is $50 a team. Send the Venmo entry fee to @Gloucester-Baseball. Cash prize for First and Second-place teams. Read more →


Pictured Gloucester High School Color Guard (L-R ) Luis Calderon (Rifle), Michael Kazmar (American Flag), Joshua Herbert (Naval Flag) and Robert McDowell (Rifle) Audubon Cheerleaders GHS Unsung Heroes #50 Kaleb Wright, #66 Jeremy Smith, #54 Jermy Schoenfeldt, #55 Caidan Elmore, #12 Trevin Burkhardt GHS Unsung Heroes--#50 Kaleb Wright, #66 Jeremy Smith, #54 Jermy Schoenfeldt, #55 Caidan Elmore, #12 Trevin Burkhardt Pictured #12 Trevin Burkhardt Read more →

Lions Win Third Straight Defeat Audubon 43 - 6

The Gloucester City Lions improved to 3- 1 overall when they defeated visiting Audubon 43 - 6 in Conference play. Audubon entered the game at 2 - 0 behind QB Breyson McCracken and Wide Out Luke Hoke who combined for 4 Td's in the Green Waves 2 win start. Both McCracken and Hoke were not allowed to make an impact against a Lions stubborn defense. The underrated Lions defense led by Seniors Jake Zearfoss, Kaleb... Read more →

Don't Forget Free Vintage Baseball Game

Camden County Historical Society presents a Free Vintage Base Ball Game Double Header on Sunday, September 17, 2023. Elizabeth Resolutes vs. Philadelphia Athletics. Gates open 10:30 a.m. First game starts at 11 a.m. At Camden High Athletic Fields (Behind the Camden County Historical Society). Plus: Free Camden County Historical Society Open House. Enjoy a self-guided tour of museum and historic house. Click to edit Email Preferences or Unsubscribe from this list. Camden County Historical Society... Read more →


CAMDEN CITY, NJ (SEPTEMBER 15,2023)(CNBNews)--Camden County Historical Society presents a Free Vintage Base Ball Game Double Header on Sunday, September 17, 2023. Elizabeth Resolutes vs. Philadelphia Athletics. Gates open 10:30 a.m. The first game starts at 11 a.m. At Camden High Athletic Fields (Behind the Camden County Historical Society). Plus: Free Camden County Historical Society Open House. Enjoy a self-guided tour of museum and historic house. Read more →

5th All-Star Craft Beer, Wine and Cocktail Festival

Drink up Philly! September 30, 2023, at Citizens Bank Park PHILADELPHIA PA (SEPTEMBER 15, 2023)(CNBNews)--The 5th annual All-Star Craft Beer, Wine and Cocktail Festival will take over Citizens Bank Park on September 30 with drinks, live music, Phillies themed activates, and more! For Craft Beer, options include local breweries such as Big Oyster Brewery, Evil Genius Beer Company, Yards Brewing and Levante Brewing. Wine vendors for the festival include Gritty City Winery, Inn at Grace... Read more →

Moving on a Budget: Tips for Affordable Relocation with Moving Companies

Relocating your home or office can be daunting and often comes with high costs. However, with the right strategies and careful planning, it is possible to move on a budget without compromising quality or service. This article provides practical tips on how to make your move affordable with the help of moving companies. Choose the right moving company The key to an affordable move is choosing the right moving company like Advanced Removals, with years... Read more →

Can 2022 Pennsylvania Derby winner Taiba win the Breeders' Cup Classic?

Taiba etched his name in the history of the Pennsylvania Derby by winning the event with a brilliant performance in 2022 at Parx Racing. Bob Baffert claimed his record-breaking fourth win in the race as Taiba produced a brilliant run down the stretch to beat out his nearest rival Zandon by three lengths. Mike Smith in the saddle enjoyed a record-equaling feat with his third triumph, joining Joe Bravo with the most wins. Taiba used... Read more →

Aaron Chang Named President of Jefferson Health – East

Jefferson has announced that Aaron Chang, FACHE, has been named President of Jefferson Health – East, effective October 16, 2023. Chang brings vast experience in the academic, non-profit, and private sectors, with a passion for improving community health. In his new role, Chang will be responsible for overseeing daily operations of Jefferson’s three New Jersey acute care hospitals in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township, NJ, recently ranked among the top 10 in New Jersey... Read more →

Seven Rowan Student-Athletes Receive Awards

PITMAN, NJ -- The New Jersey Athletic Conference selected a total of seven Rowan student-athletes in its weekly awards program for the week ending September 10th. Football had three award winners in Thomas Goldsborough (NJAC Player of the Week), Nunes Bukula IV (NJAC Offensive Rookie of the Week), and Carter Williams (NJAC Defensive Rookie of the Week). Olivia Giordano was named the NJAC Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week with Johnny Troiano the NJAC... Read more →

Gloucester Mustangs 2023 Season Begins Sept. 16 Against Bordentown, Kickoff 9 AM

Schedule Subject to Change Gloucester Mustangs CNBNews file photo/credit Bruce Darrow GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 9, 2023)(CNBNews)--Gloucester Mustangs apparel orders are now open. Orders had to be submitted by September 6 to be in time for the September 16 games against Bordentown and Moorestown. Orders will be accepted until September 13th, but delivery of the orders will take until either the second game or the third game. will not be not in time until at... Read more →

Eagles Fans! Unibet to Sponsor Free Rides Home on SEPTA’s Broad Street Line

PHILADELPHIA (September 12, 2023) – Starting with the first pre-season game and lasting throughout the regular season, Unibet, an official casino and sportsbook partner of the Philadelphia Eagles, will help Eagles fans get home safely after each Eagles home game by sponsoring free rides home from NRG Station on the Broad Street Line. NRG Station provides service to venues at the Sports Complex in South Philadelphia, including Lincoln Financial Field. The free rides begin at... Read more →

Philadelphia Police Crime Report September 11: Three People Shot Early Monday Morning

PHILADELPHIA PA (September 11, 2023)(CNBNews)- are the overnight incidents that occurred in Philadelphia from Sunday evening to now. Shooting - 7XX East Clearfield Street 24TH DISTRICT...SHOOTING... 7xx E CLEARFIELD ST…ON THE HIGHWAY... @2:59A... A MALE APPROXIMATELY 18-20 YEARS OLD "JOHN DOE" WAS SHOT 2 TIMES IN THE ABDOMEN... THE MALE WAS TRANSPORTED BY POLICE TO TEMPLE HOSPITAL AND PLACED IN EXTREMELY CRITICAL CONDITION THE WAS SCENE HELD...NO WEAPONS RECOVERED.. Shooting - 11xx West Erie Avenue... Read more →


WESTMINSTER, MD -- The Rowan football team scored 28 points in the second quarter en route to a 49-22 win over McDaniel in non-league action for the Profs' first win on the season. Quarterback Thomas Goldsborough threw for 252 yards and three touchdowns, completing 11-of-16 attempts to lead the Profs (1-1) including a 97-yard touchdown strike to Kevin Degnan. Rowan put together an opening drive of 75 yards that took six minutes, with Nunes Bukula... Read more →

Rams Football Falls to Bishop Eustace

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--Gloucester Catholic struggled in a 36 - 0 loss to visiting Bishop Eustace behind Crusaders QB Roman Faiola's 225 yards passing and 2 TD throws. Crusaders Rb Mekhi Simmons and Wide receiver Delano Mann (167 yards receiving) provided 2 TD's each in the win. Rams QB Jack Mustaro rushed for 27 yards and passed for 44 yards on seven completions.. Rams will travel Friday to face 0 - 3 Lindenwold, who have been... Read more →

Lions Football Improves 2-1 Siebert tosses 4 TD

Pictured Justin Frazer Gloucester hammered host Overbrook in WJFL Colonial conference play 41 - 7 to improve to 2 - 1 overall, while Overbrook dropped to 1 - 1. The Lions receivers combined to catch 4 touchdown passes from Lions QB Jake Siebert, led by wideout Justin Frazer’s 2 touchdowns. QB Siebert tossed 2 other TD passes to Jaden Garris and Joey MacDonald for over 100 yards. Siebert completed 4 of 6 passes for the... Read more →

Kutztown U Announces 2023 Football Roster

Kutztown University Announces 2023 Football Roster KUTZTOWN, PA (09/05/2023)-- Kutztown University has announced 108 student-athletes will represent its football team for the 2023 season. Steve Burkhardt Running Back Gloucester City NJ Read the full season preview here. Kutztown football entered last season fresh off winning the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference championship. But the start to the year was not how KU had hoped to keep the momentum going from the previous campaign, as it was... Read more →

DOWN THE SHORE: Escape to the Atlantic City In-Water Power Boat Show!

Escape to the Atlantic City In-Water Power Boat Show! Four days only! September 7-10th at the Farley State Marina adjacent to the Golden Nugget casino/hotel in Atlantic City! Be the first to see the new 2024 model introductions from over 70 boat manufacturers. Now emerging as the largest in-water boat show in the northeast & mid-Atlantic regions, the Atlantic City In-Water Power Boat show features more boats in the water than any other show in... Read more →

NJ Attorney General Warns Sports Fans About Illegal Wagering on College and Professional Football Games

TRENTON – With the kickoff to the football season upon us, the Office of the Attorney General, the Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE), and the Division of Consumer Affairs (DCA) are reminding New Jerseyans to steer clear of illegal sites when betting on professional and college football or engaging in fantasy sports activities related to those sports. Using licensed sports wagering sites—also known as “sportsbooks”—and authorized fantasy sports sites is the only way to ensure... Read more →

Attention All RAMS! Christine McKenna Memorial Golf Outing September 16

The Annual Christine McKenna Memorial Golf Outing will be held Saturday, September 16, 2023, at Ed Oliver Golf Club in Wilmington, DE. Mrs. McKenna was a beloved Gloucester Catholic educator who passed away in March 2018 following a tough battle with cancer. During the past five years, her family has raised over $37,000 in scholarship funds for Gloucester Catholic students. Golfer registration is $145 per golfer with a Lunch/Banquet-only fee of $45. Various sponsorship levels... Read more →

GHS Lions Beat Buena - GCHS Rams Suffer Home Loss to Palmyra

Pictured above Joseph MacDonald The Lions Mason Widman rushed for 3 td's on runs of 60, 45 and 2 yards giving the Lions a 1st quarter 20 - 0 lead over visiting Buena in a non-conference action. Buena fell behind 34 - 0 before crossing the goal line. Gloucester's Jake Zearfoss rushed 150 yards and Qb Jake Seibert reached over 100 yards passing. Pictured Gloucester Mason Widman The Lions rest at 1 -1 on the... Read more →


We have been made aware of reports claiming that CNBNews published a story about the alleged passing of DelVal Football Coach Bill Manlove. We want to make it clear that we have not released any article regarding his death or any contradictory information Occasionally, we may re-publish an article that we believe readers would find interesting. On July 11, 2011, we published an article about Manlove's induction into the College Football Hall of Fame in... Read more →

Another Season, Another Race to the Big Game

This Season is For The Birds Where to Sip, Shop and Tailgate for the Philadelphia Eagles 2023 season It’s Bird Season in Philadelphia, and everyone is celebrating! Below are the top places to grab a beer and a bite to eat while watching the game, where to shop for the best Eagles merchandise around town, and where to tailgate before the games this season. Dine: Tranquility Brewing Company (inside The Fuge) 7800 Falcon Circle Warminster,... Read more →

RAMS Football Opens Season at Home, Saturday against Palmyra; See Game Schedule

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 1, 2023)(CNBNews)The Rams will kick off their season against Palmyra at home this Saturday at 11 AM at the John Lynch Field, Market Street and US Route 130. If you're interested in sponsoring the second half of the football season, please get in touch with Brian Startare at 609-828-0491 or Casey Murphy at 856-264-2910 for advertising rates. space donated by CNBNews Read more →

Philly Public School System Earmarks $150,000 to Promote Student-Athletes

By Shirleen Guerra | The Center Square Aug 29, 2023 (The Center Square) – Philadelphia's public school system earmarked $150,000 to promote its high school athletes in hopes the added exposure will lead to college scholarships. The School District of Philadelphia approved a one-year contract with Agile Sports Technologies, Inc. worth $150,000 for student-athlete performance analytics, highlight reels, and collegiate access for NCAA recruitment opportunities. Every team, coach and player that play for the 73... Read more →


WITH WATCH PARTIES, GAME SPECIALS, GAME DAY GRUB AND MORE PHILADELPHIA 1) Tradesman's 1322 Chestnut Street Philadelphia PA 19107 (267) 457-3994 Tradesman's is one of the top spots in Center City and Midtown Village for Eagles, NFL and Penn State action this coming football season. For the new season, Craft Concepts Group has expanded the menu, upgraded the sound system and lighting, and added more TVs throughout the restaurant, bar and mezzanine. Look for... Read more →

ATTENTION Grades 6-12 : Enter PrimoHoagies's Most Valuable Coach Contest

…The Prize? A trip to Las Vegas, NV, for the Big Game 2024! WESTVILLE NJ (CNBNews)--Attention all student-athletes in grades 6-12! PrimoHoagies is proud to announce the launch of its Most Valuable Coach Contest. This exciting opportunity allows you to nominate your favorite coach for a chance to win an unforgettable trip for two to Las Vegas, NV for the Big Game in February 2024. Coaches play a crucial role in shaping individual players, teams,... Read more →

Understanding the Legal Landscape: The Regulation of Fantasy Sports in the US and UK

image provided David Schollenberger, a partner at Healys and the head of its Gaming and Leisure division, has critically analyzed and compared the contemporary regulatory landscape for fantasy sports in both the US and the UK. He strongly advocates for the US to follow the UK's regulatory model, which is administered by a seasoned gaming authority. Online fantasy sports competitions for real money, provided by companies like DraftKings and FanDuel, have gained significant traction in... Read more →

The Hampton Classic August 27 to September 3

The Hampton Classic, August 27-September 3, is one of the world’s most prestigious horse shows and features competitors at every level from young children in leadline to Olympic, World, and World Cup Champions. The Classic also has competitions for riders with disabilities. The Hampton Classic features more than 200 classes in six show rings, the Agneta Currey Boutique Garden with more than 70 vendors, and a wide selection of dining options, all on its world-class... Read more →

Lions suffer loss in final minute

CNBNews photo PITTSGROVE, NJ (August 25, 2023)(CNBNews)--The Gloucester High Lions traveled to Schalick for the 2023 football Non Conference opener. The Lions took the opening kickoff and started play outside the 20 yard line. After a few runs and a penalty, the Lions turned to the arm of Senior Qb Jake Siebert. Siebert completed 3 first down passes before connecting with Jaden Garris on a 22 yard TD reception with 4:32 remaining in the 1st... Read more →

Lauren Murray of Mickleton Named to BJU Bruins Women's Soccer Team

GREENVILLE, SC (08/23/2023)-- Lauren Murray, a resident of Mickleton, has been named to the Bob Jones University Bruins women's soccer team roster for the 2023-24 academic year. Murray is a Senior majoring in Nursing at BJU. "We're excited to begin our 2023 season as the players have worked hard this past spring to begin the process of preparing and have been working hard this summer to make a run for a national championship this fall,"... Read more →

Rowan Women's Soccer Voted the Favorite in NJAC Preseason Poll

GLASSBORO, NJ -- Rowan has been selected the favorite in the 2023 New Jersey Athletic Conference Women's Soccer Preseason Poll as the Profs collected seven of a possible 10 first-place votes. The defending champion Profs feature two returning All-Americans in Emma DeMaise and goalie Calista Burke. The pair helped Rowan to a 14-1-4 and 7-0-2 NJAC record along with the program's fourth conference title in 2022. The duo helped shore up a defense that posted... Read more →

Preseason Poll Rowan Football Picked Third

PITMAN, NJ -- The New Jersey Athletic Conference announced its 2023 NJAC Football Preseason Coaches Poll where Rowan was selected third, as well as earning one first-place vote. The Profs are coming off a 7-3 record from last season including a 4-2 record in conference play. Defending champion Salisbury was first, also garnering six first-place votes while Christopher Newport was second. Kean was fourth, TCNJ fifth, with Montclair State (sixth) and William Paterson (seventh) rounding... Read more →

GHS Boys Basketball Team Holds 10th Annual Free Basketball Camp

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 26, 2023)— Last week, the Gloucester High School Boys Basketball team hosted its 10th annual free basketball camp for our boy athletes in the district. Liam James, (photo) head Lions Basketball Coach said, "Along with the instruction and competition, we invited a group of speakers throughout the week with a wealth of knowledge and experiences at the high school, collegiate, and professional levels. Looking forward to seeing all of our Lions,... Read more →

Jack R. Bartley, age 54, of Audubon, formerly of Gloucester City; GHS Alumnus

Jack R. Bartley, (54), of Audubon, New Jersey, passed away unexpectedly on July 26, 2023. Jack was born to Jacqueline McCormick-Baker and Charles Bartley on February 17, 1969, in Camden, New Jersey. He was a talented athlete who enjoyed playing baseball and basketball and was a star athlete at Gloucester City High School. Jack was the kind of guy that would spend his free time going for walks, volunteering for the Park avenue community church... Read more →

Five useful suggestions for accurate football predictions

Football is played all over the world and is well known to almost everyone. The game is beautiful but also full of ups and downs, wins and losses, and a variety of emotions. How to correctly predict football matches is the topic we are looking at. You can choose from various bookmakers to bet on football matches, and there are a number of expert prediction sites that can help you pick the right matches. Although... Read more →