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CNB TRAVEL: THINGS TO DO IN PHILADELPHIA

Center City Fit Free Skate Presented by Rothman Orthopaedics Need some outdoor exercise this winter? We've got just the thing at Dilworth Park. Every Tuesday from 12 - 1 p.m. now through February 28, adults can keep active outdoors at the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink with complimentary admission and skate rental.... Read more →


Traffic Alert: Water Pipe Break at Market & Baynes

CNBNews photos (Gloucestercitynews.net)--GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ(January 14, 2021)--The Gloucester City Water Department is repairing a broken pipe this morning at the intersection of Market Street and Baynes Avenue. As such a section of Baynes Avenue is closed to traffic from Market Street to Amon Avenue until the problem is fixed. RELATED: CNBNews... Read more →


Top six holiday destinations in the Caribbean islands 

(CNBNews)(January 13, 2021)--Holidays are the most memorable aspect of human life. When planning a holiday, it allows you to spend quality time with your friends and family members. Hence, visiting a destination that is both attractive and fits your budget is essential. In this regard, Exploring Caribbean can help you plan... Read more →


What can US States Learn from UK Gambling Regulations 

(CNBNews)(Jan 11, 2021)---2020 has seen considerable changes in UK gambling regulations, with more expected to come next year with the revision of the UK Gambling Act. The UK is one of the most heavily regulated gambling markets in the world, which comes with both positives and negatives. Considering that gambling regulations... Read more →


The Best Cities for Living Without A Car

Park the car, truck or SUV and get around by foot, bike or mass transit instead? More Americans are doing just that, especially with more of us working from home. In fact, many Americans put the brakes on their car purchases in 2020, with auto sales plummeting. But life without wheels... Read more →


How Cruise Ships Are Adapting to COVID-19

(CNBNEWS)(January 8, 2021)--When COVID-19 started taking over the world, cruise ship companies started shutting down. Passengers were asked to stay home and forego the plans that they had made. Passengers who were already on ships had to stay on board until it was safe to dock. After the ships docked, passengers... Read more →


Newark's Customs and Border Protection Kicks Off New Year Seizing "Bush Meat"

Bushmeat is meat derived from non-human primates ~CBP January 5, 2021 NEWARK, N.J. — U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists at Newark Liberty International Airport seized nearly 9 lbs. of meat from a passenger arriving on a flight from Ghana. The passenger, an United States citizen, declared the... Read more →


Married Couple from Pemberton Charged with Hitting and Killing a 72-Year-Old Pedestrian

Victor Brown, 44 and Tonya Brown 35 PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP (January 5, 2021)--- Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David King announced that a township woman has been charged with striking and killing a 72-year-old Browns Mills man as he was crossing Lakehurst Road in late 2019, and... Read more →


NJ Congressman Pleads with Biden to Focus on Funding of Gateway Program

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square (The Center Square) – A New Jersey congressman is calling for President-elect Joe Biden to prioritize – and fund – the Gateway Program. “I know President-elect Biden understands the importance of modern infrastructure to a successful economy,” U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr., D-New Jersey,... Read more →


Victim of Fatal Tacony-Palmyra Bridge Accident Identified

PALMYRA (December 30, 2020)--- Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Burlington County Bridge Commission Director of Public Safety Patrick J. Reilly, Jr. announced that the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office and Burlington County Bridge Commission Police Department are investigating a multi-car collision that occurred on the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge at 6:49 p.m. last... Read more →


Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tractor Trailer Crash; Rescue Agencies Searching for Man in Water

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge - Tunnel, connects Virginia's Eastern Shore with the Virginia mainland at Virginia Beach near Norfolk. PORTSMOUTH, Va.(CNBNews)(December 29, 2020)-- — The Coast Guard, Virginia Marine Resource Commission, local police, and fire departments are searching for a person in the water after their tractor-trailer crashed off the side... Read more →


Fatal Accident on Tacony-Palmyra Bridge; Ongoing Investigation

Tacony-Palmyra Bridge PALMYRA NJ (December 29, 2020)(CNBNews)- Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Burlington County Bridge Commission Director of Public Safety Patrick J. Reilly, Jr. announced that the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office and Burlington County Bridge Commission Police Department are investigating a multi-car collision that occurred on the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge at... Read more →


MVC Centers in Cherry Hill and Manahawkin Closed

TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission today announced that the Cherry Hill and Manahawkin Vehicle Centers are closed due to a single employee testing positive for COVID-19 at each location. Both Cherry Hill and Manahawkin will be closed until Thursday, Jan. 7. The employees who tested positive were last... Read more →


Walt Whitman Bridge to CLOSE TONIGHT from 11 p.m. until 4 a.m. Tuesday, 12/29

Closure Required For Overhead Sign Gantry Installation The Walt Whitman Bridge is scheduled to close to all traffic for approximately five hours overnight beginning at 11 p.m. on Monday, December 28, 2020. The closure is necessary for the installation of a new overhead sign gantry structure which spans across all lanes... Read more →


MV Licenses for those in New Jersey without Legal Immigration Put on Hold

NJ MVC Pushes Implementation Back Due to COVID-19 Burdens Come One, Come All to New Jersey, No Matter your Legal Status (Gloucestercitynews.net files) TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission has announced that implementation of licensing for those without legal immigration status will be delayed from the original January 1... Read more →


Two People Killed in Traffic Accident on Christmas Day in Voorhees Township

VOORHEES TWP. NJ (December 25, 2020)--Two people were killed in a traffic accident on Centennial Blvd., Voorhees Township on Christmas Day, December 25, according to Captain Carmen Del Palazzo, spokesman for the Voorhees Township Police Department. Captain Del Plazzo released the following statement, A 2021 Volvo XC70, operated solely by a... Read more →


New Study Reveals New Jersey has some of the Worst Urban Road Conditions

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey has one of the highest spends per lane mile, but the Garden State still has some of the worst urban road conditions in the country. That’s according to a new analysis from MoneyGeek, which examined infrastructure spending and... Read more →


Jeffrey Blackwell, Former Philadelphia City Controller’s Office Employee Headed to Prison

Sentenced to 22 Months in Prison for Bribery Schemes PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Jeffrey Blackwell, 47, of Philadelphia, PA, was sentenced today to 22 months in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $25,612 in restitution by United States District Court Judge... Read more →


I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound Closed Tonight for Concrete Repairs in Camden County

Two lanes will be closed on I-76 eastbound near the ramp (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the overnight closure of the I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound and the closure of two lanes on I-76 eastbound for Gloucestercitynews.net files concrete repairs in Camden... Read more →


Safely Celebrating the Holidays and New Year's on the Delaware River Waterfront

Holiday Hours all week and Special Skating Sessions on New Year’s Eve Even though the pandemic cancelled the annual Rivers Casino New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront, New Year’s Eve will still be fun! Philadelphia, PA December 24, 2020 Blue Cross River Winterfest at Penn’s Landing, Philly’s favorite Winter tradition... Read more →


SEPTA Quarantine Policy Puts Employees and Riding Public at Risk, Says Union President

" SEPTA’s Management refuses to even discuss health threat to employees and riders at December meeting; We are considering legal action " ~TWU Local 234 PHILADELPHIA – TWU Local 234, the largest union representing transit workers at the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), said today the transit agency is putting workers... Read more →


TRAVEL ALERT: Freezing Fog Until Monday AM

* WHAT...Visibility one quarter to one half mile in freezing fog. * WHERE...Salem, Gloucester, Camden, Northwestern Burlington, Ocean, Cumberland, Atlantic and Southeastern Burlington. * WHEN...Until 7 AM EST Monday. * IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility and potential icy spots on roads and bridges. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Areas of fog have... Read more →


Avalon's 2021 Beach Tag Released

Seasonal Beach Tag Art Award Winner–Cynthia Sakoulas AVALON, NJ--The official art work for the Avalon 2021 seasonal beach tag was announced on Friday, December 18th. The winner of this year’s beach tag art contest is Avalon Elementary School 8th grader Cynthia Sakoulas, who’s art will appear on all of the seasonal... Read more →


One of the Top Destinations in the World is Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly and Sisterly Love makes the Condé Nast Traveler shortlist of must-visit places in 2021... by Visit Philly Looking to plan an exceptional vacation — or perhaps a dreamy staycation? Philadelphia should be on your 2021 destination list. But don’t take our word for it! The City of... Read more →


YouTube: Who Doesn't Love Trains and Snow

Planning to ride a train during winter? Beware! You must be careful so you won't end up like them! Check this out! A collection of videos of a train dashing thru the snow and were absolutely breathtaking. This will surely make you think twice to ride the train when there is... Read more →


Happenings in Center City Philadelphia

Share Tweet Forward to a Friend Support Philly Restaurants An assortment of restaurants, cafes, and fast-casual eateries are open for outdoor dining and takeout in Center City. Make a reservation for socially distanced outdoor dining with heating and weather-proofing for your comfort or get your favorites to go. Place an order... Read more →


Custom Border Patrol in Philadelphia Seizes Non-Compliant Electric Car from China

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized a non-compliant electric vehicle from China on December 8 that was destined to an address in Luzerne County, Pa. Non-compliant electric vehicle from China. Officers initially inspected the vehicle, a red 2020 Lianke LK4600D, on November 17. The electric vehicle was shipped... Read more →


What Should You Do After A Motorcycle Accident in Miami!

image courtesy of Pinterest (December 18, 2020)--Do you own a Motorcycle or one of your dearest family members have a two-wheeler? If your answer is “Yes”, then you must know the right steps after a motorcycle accident in Miami. Well, you will be surprised to know that according to https://www.forbes.com, the... Read more →


MORE GAS TAXES: Eastern states inching toward new regional climate pact that will raise taxes

Another Gas Tax on the horizon for residents living in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States (image courtesy of Federaltax.net Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files By Christian Wade | The Center Square (The Center Square) – A group of Northeast and mid-Atlantic states are inching toward a regional climate pact that's aimed at reducing... Read more →


New Jersey Lifts Commercial Vehicle Travel Restrictions on all Interstate Roads

Use caution as roads may be slippery and stay clear of plows, spreaders and emergency responders (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the Gloucestercitynews.net files Commercial Vehicle Travel Restriction that was in place will be lifted effective at 11 a.m., Thursday, December 17 for all highways. All... Read more →


SNOW ALERT : Commercial Vehicle Restrictions Issued

Restrictions do not apply to New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway or Atlantic City Expressway (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti has issued a commercial vehicle travel restriction on multiple Interstate highways in New Jersey starting at 1 p.m., Wednesday, December 16 based on the forecast... Read more →


NJDOT Alert: Avoid Unnecessary Travel in Snowy/Icy Weather

Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today issued a Winter Weather Congestion Alertbased on the forecast for heavy snow tomorrow, Wednesday, December 16 which may result in difficult driving conditions. Winter weather is expected to begin in the southern region of the state in the... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Issues Tips Regarding Possible Snow Forecast

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--(December 15, 2020)(CNBNews)-It happens just about every winter in Gloucester Township. In the event we do receive significant snow accumulation this week, we ask our residents for the following: Remove all parked vehicles and/ or trailers from the roadways (if possible) so GT Public Works can plow our streets... Read more →


NJ Transit Agrees with $1.8 billion Funding for Portal Bridge replacement over Hackensack River

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square Winant Avenue Bridge over the Hackensack River, Little Ferry - Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (Gloucestercitynews.net files) (The Center Square) – The NJ Transit board of directors has signed off on a $1.8 billion plan to replace a 110-year-old movable bridge over the Hackensack River... Read more →


Delran PD Alert: Residents Keep Your Cars Off Streets During Snow Storms

DELRAN, NJ--It is extremely important to keep parked cars off the streets during snow storms. Your cooperation will enable Township crews to clear the snow adequately from the streets. Please be patient to allow our crews to effectively and safely complete snow removal. The snow removal process takes approximately five hours... Read more →


MAPLE SHADE PD ALERT: All are reminded to move parked cars from the street during any snow/storm

for the entire duration of the event. (MAPLE SHADE NJ)(DECEMBER 15, 2020)(CNBNewsnet)--Please remove parked cars from snow routes before the snow falls, so that the snow plows can safely and effectively clear the roads. If not Police may be at your door in the middle of the night to get you... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: Deauville Inn Offers Holiday Brunch

The Deauville Inn in Strathmere is offering a special Holiday Brunch in December. (Courtesy of Deauville Inn Facebook page) MediaWizeDecember 5, 2020 A few things come to mind about the Deauville Inn restaurant in Strathmere: great food, a warm atmosphere and a remodel that retains the charm and touches of when... Read more →


TRAVEL ALERT: Freezing Fog Advisory until 9AM Friday

MAPLE SHADE POLICE Advisory * WHAT...Visibility one quarter to one half mile in freezing fog and slippery roadways. * WHERE...Portions of central, northern, northwest and southern New Jersey, east central and southeast Pennsylvania and northern Delaware. * WHEN...From 10 PM this evening to 9 AM EST Friday. * IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions... Read more →


Maryland Anglers Catch Largemouth & Striped Bass,White,Yellow Perch, Oysters

Maryland Fishing Report – Dec. 9 by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist David Shaw shows us some of the rewards that can be found when fishing this time of the year as he caught and released this largemouth bass in the Sassafras River recently Photo by David... Read more →


I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to Route 42

southbound/I-295 southbound overnight closures continue this week Closures required to erect bridge piers (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced continuing overnight closures of the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound this week as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County.... Read more →


Top Holiday Happenings in Bucks County

This holiday season may look a little different, but that doesn’t mean Bucks County won’t be welcoming winter with yuletide joy for the whole family! From festive furry friends to holiday light shows, Bucks County offers the perfect activities and events – both virtual and in-person - to celebrate the holiday... Read more →


Things to DO IN PHILLY

Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink The Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink is a safe, outdoor entertainment experience, open seven days a week, now through February 28, 2021. The number of skaters allowed on the ice at one time will be limited. You will be able to purchase tickets in advance online for 90-minute,... Read more →


CNB Traffic Alert: Route 322 traffic shift next week as roadway widening project advances in Gloucester County

Traffic will be shifted onto newly constructed roadway overnight (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a traffic shift on Route 322 as a roadway widening project advances in Logan Township, Gloucester County. Beginning at 1 a.m. Monday, December 7, the developer’s contractor, ­­­­R.E. Pierson Construction Co.,... Read more →


Following the End of Leaf Season, PATCO Shifts to New Schedule Starting Saturday

A new schedule will go into effect on Saturday, December 5. The new timetable marks the end of the current “leaf season” schedule when trains operated at reduced speeds due to slippery rail conditions. The new schedule aims to provide a high level of service with appropriate social distancing for customers... Read more →


Fender Bender Today at Route 130 South and Market Street, Gloucester City

(CNBNews)(GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 4, 2020)--A fender-bender at Route 130 South and Market Street at traffic backed up at the intersection around 11:30 AM today. Lookie-Lou's driving by slowed down in both directions to get a peek at the two cars involved. It is not known if anyone was injured. Route... Read more →


The Annual Wreaths Across America Road Trip

Wreaths Across America is On the Road Again With The Annual Escort of Wreaths and Virtual Convoy Socially distance outside and Join us roadside or virtually from the safety of your own home as we fulfill the mission to honor vets all across America COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine — December 3, 2020... Read more →


CNB Traffic Alert: I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound Closed Tonight

Two lanes will be closed on I-76 eastbound near the ramp Gloucestercitynews.net files (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the overnight closure of the I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound and the closure of two lanes on I-76 eastbound for concrete repairs in Camden... Read more →


Passing the time: how are the entertainment habits of younger and older generations in Gloucester changing this year?

(December 1, 2020)--With the global pandemic now fully in effect, there is no denying that how we spend our free time has fundamentally changed. Not only are we all finding ourselves with more free time on our hands than ever before we are also limited in the sorts of activities we... Read more →


Benjamin Gordon on the Economy and the COVID-19 Pandemic 

(December 1, 2020)--The COVID-19 outbreak has proven to be a harsh reality of 2020. So many lives have been lost. Nations worldwide are crumbling from the pressure. Governments are constantly attempting new means of survival to keep safe from the virus. There have been a series of lockdowns and stay-at-home orders... Read more →