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A CNBNews OPRA Request for the Police Weekly Call Log Uncovers 491 Incidents Between June 29-July 7

UPDATED EDITOR'S NOTE: The information below, including a previous article about the large crowd of people, congregated at the Chosen Profection Soul Food on July 3 was obtained from an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) request submitted by CNBNews. The police department stopped issuing a weekly crime report some time ago. As such we requested the release of the department's Activity Log for the period of June 29 through July 7, 2021. From the 491 incidents that were listed on the 103 pages we received, we were able to compile the list of crimes and other incidents that appear below.... Read more →


Woodbury Man Charged with Distribution and Possession of Child Sexual Abuse Material

Scott A. Entrekin (DOB: 09-01-1984) of Woodbury, New Jersey was arrested on July 16, 2021 and charged with Distribution of Child Sexual Abuse Material (1st Degree), and Possession of Child Sexual Abuse Material (2nd Degree) Gloucester County Acting Prosecutor Christine A. Hoffman announced. On or about May 11, 2021, the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office High Technology Crimes Unit was assigned a National Center for Missing and Exploited Children CyberTipline Report indicating that, by way of social media, images of suspected child sexual abuse material had been shared. After various investigative efforts by the High-Tech Crimes Unit, Entrekin was identified as... Read more →


Westville Police Respond to "Stabbing" Rumor

WESTVILLE, NJ(July 16, 2021)(CNBNews)--There was a domestic disturbance in Westville that lit up some social media sites, last night. People were saying there was a stabbing. Westville Police Chief William Whinna released the following statement when asked about it: "We had a Domestic and a minor injury was sustained by the alleged victim. Both parties are being uncooperative. It’s still under investigation and due to it being a domestic, no further information can be released at this time." Read more →


Bernadette M. Rafter, of Woodbury, Register Nurse at Cooper, GCHS Alum Class of 77

Bernadette M. Rafter, of Woodbury, New Jersey, passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. She was 62. Legacy A beautiful soul that devoted her life to caring for others, Bernadette always put others before herself and was always willing to help. Bernadette was a Registered Nurse for Cooper University Hospital in 2009, holding many positions during her time there. She returned to school to achieve her RN after her 4 children were born and recently obtained her Bachelor's Degree. Away from work, Bernadette found solace in trips to Wildwood Beach where she would always come home with Douglass Fudge and... Read more →


E-bikes, E-scooters, E-skateboards Can Be Deadly

by William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Related: Video of a super electric scooter GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 30, 2021)(CNBNewsnet)--Have you noticed the E-bikes, E-scooters and E-skateboards buzzing throughout the city of Gloucester City and elsewhere over the past year or two. The Governor of NJ signed a law in 2019 making them legal to ride on the street. The law states you must be 16 or older to drive one but we have seen youngsters that look no older than 10 or 11 riding them down the street and sidewalks. Most of these kids are not wearing a helmet.... Read more →


WOODBURY NEWS: The Historic Pillar House Being Restored

RESTORING ONE OF WOODBURY’S OLDEST HOMES: WORK IN PROGRESS! WORC is currently funding the conversion of the historic Pillar House at the northwest corner of Franklin Street and East Barber Avenue formerly German Street). One of Woodbury’s oldest homes, the structure dates back over 200 years. It reportedly served as a hospital for wounded Hessians during the Revolutionary War after the battle of Red Bank on October 22, 1777. In addition, it was an Inn and station where fresh horses were exchanged for tired ones when stagecoaches operated between intervening towns. In modern times, A landlord capitalized on its deteriorating... Read more →


Woodbury Business News: FATHER & SON PIZZA Help the Hungry

Four months ago, Ernie Tagliaferro made the bold move to open Father & Sons Pizzeria (40 S. Broad Street in Woodbury; 856 –384-7700) right during a global pandemic! Having been in business with his family for over 50 years, serving the public in Philadelphia, Ernie’s father inspired in his son the importance of community involvement. He understands that their restaurant’s paying customers “enable them to feed those who are hungry.” Tagliaferro expressed, “my blessings are many and it must be a terrible feeling for parents to be fearful of being unable to feed their children.” Father and Son’s Pizzeria made... Read more →


Nancy A. Roskey, of Westville, GHS Alum

On May 7, 2021, of Westville passed peacefully at the age of 64. She left this world surrounded by loved ones who cherish all her wonderful memories. Nancy is survived by her mother Grace (Smith) Tomlin and the late Harry Tomlin, Sr. Beloved mother of Grace Ann McCargo and Bob Tomlin. She was the loving grandmother of Peyton Scomolla and Hunter Maiese, who were her world, as well as many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Grace Kopfle, late Harry Tomlin, Jr., late John Tomlin, Susan Tomlin and Robert Tomlin. Nancy graduated from Gloucester High School... Read more →


Woodbury Using Electronics to Manage the Canadian Geese Population

Managing the Canadian Geese Population Gloucestercitynews.net files WOODBURY, NJ--Large groupings of geese have become more than a nuisance to homeowners, businesses and government. The City of Woodbury join many who struggle to limit the intrusion of these migratory birds at our public parks and lakes. Consider that ONE hungry goose, who can consume up to 4 pounds of grass in a day, can generate up to 2 pounds of poop a day – at a frequency of every 12 minutes! These droppings account for high costs for cleanup, repair and maintenance. Public Works, though not responsible for controlling the geese... Read more →


Woodbury Councilwoman O'Connor Explains What Happened to the Old Carpenter Street School

Councilwoman O’Connor Woodbury History Lesson What is the ‘story’ behind the broken windows on the Old Carpenter Street School? In May, 2020 the police were dispatched to 55 Carpenter Street for a report of vandalism. Juveniles were suspected of being the culprits that threw the rocks, breaking a total of eight historical windows. These were not just your average windows and this building was not just your average structure. It has both local and national significance. A history we are proud to share. The vandalized property was the Old Carpenter Street School, built in 1840 by Joseph Tatum, a Philadelphian... Read more →


ATTENTION WOODBURY RESIDENTS : If You See A Housing Problem REPORT IT

WOODBURY, NJ--As the weather warms up and flowers start to bloom, please remember that lawns need to be maintained. If you see a property maintenance issue, you can report it on our website or call 856-845-1300 Contact Your Councilpersons City Hall - 856-845-1300 Ward 1 Tracey Parker - tparker@woodbury.nj.us, or ext. 557 Danielle Carter - dcarter@woodbury.nj.us, or ext. 558 Donna Miller - dmiller@woodbury.nj.us, or ext. 555 Ward 2 Bill Fleming - bleming@woodbury.nj.us, or ext. 551 Karlene O'Connor - koconnor@woodbury.nj.us, or ext. 559 Crystal Moore - cmoore@woodbury.nj.us, or ext. 550 Ward 3 Phil Hagerty - phagerty@woodbury.nj.us, or ext. 554 Reed Merinuk... Read more →


SHOP LOCAL: Woodbury is becoming an antique shopper’s destination!

Antiques on Evergreen Grand Opening On Saturday, May 1st, ANTIQUES ON EVERGREEN is having their grand opening celebration! The public is welcome to peruse a wealth of treasures that are on display (and for sale!) at the 20,000 square foot building that used to house the Golden Mango Farm Market. Located at Martins Plaza at 429 Evergreen Avenue, the store will be open 7 days a week from 10 AM – 6 PM. The center even has a section for shopper’s companions to relax with a cup of coffee! If you are interested in displaying your wares, contact them at... Read more →


Rowan University's SGA Receives Update on the Glassboro-Camden Rail Line

Glassboro-Camden Line Representatives Talk about New Developments with SGA Corey RothauserMarch 24, 2021 The GCL would span 18 miles and connect Camden and Glassboro to Philadelphia through diesel light rail vehicles (DLRVs) along 14 stations. - Photo via glassborocamdenline.com Following the release of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), two representatives for the Glassboro-Camden Line (GCL) construction project spoke during the Rowan University Student Government Association (SGA) Senate Meeting on Monday, March 22, before senators voted in favor of a resolution that supports the construction. John Hanson, CEO of the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) and president of the Port Authority... Read more →


CNB Business: RE Salesman Joseph Schwarzman Earns CENTURION® 21 Award

for Being Top-Producing Relentless Sales Professional 21+ Years Woodbury Heights, N.J. (Grassroots Newswire) March 15, 2021 -- CENTURY 21 Premier Realty announced today that Joseph Schwarzman, a relentless real estate sales professional who serves the Woodbury Heights market, has earned the CENTURION® 21 honor for being a top producing CENTURION® award winner in the global CENTURY 21 System for 21 or more years. In presenting the award, broker of record at CENTURY 21 Premier Realty Paul Podgorski highlighted Schwarzman's ability to go 'above and beyond' by providing personalized, unique moments to consumers throughout the real estate experience. "Joseph's sales production... Read more →


Stimulus Funds for Every NJ City; The Monster Buck; Heroin Abuse in NJ Cities; Burn Down D.C.

Courtesy of https://tpzoo.wordpress.com/Gloucestercitynews.net files William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews NJ's Share of the $1.9 Trillion Relief Package: How Much Each Town Gets...NJ105.com (Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 14, 2021)--The State of New Jersey received $10.9 billion in aid from the American Rescue Plan that was signed into law last week by President Joe Biden. Of that amount, $6.434 billion goes to the state government, $189 million to expand broadband internet, $1.823 billion for 21 counties, and $1.741 for 565 municipalities. Some of the cities that received the most include, Camden City ($63,284,330), Newark ($182,647,351), Jersey City ($ 145,818,453), Paterson ($63,716,304). According to NJ105.com... Read more →


Helen I. Hansen of Voorhees/Woodbury

Voorhees and formerly of Woodbury – On January 10, 2021. Age 84. (nee Miller). Beloved wife of the late Harold L. “Hal” Hansen. Harold and Helen founded “Happy Tours, Inc.” to provide tour services for travelers. Helen worked for Shop Rite for many years. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend Helen’s Catholic graveside service on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 11 am at New Saint Mary’s Cemetery: 515 West Browning Road, Bellmawr, NJ 08031. Location and grave number will be listed on funeral home website. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Helen... Read more →


Helen I. Hansen, of Voorhees/Woodbury

Voorhees and formerly of Woodbury – On January 10, 2021. Age 84. (nee Miller). Beloved wife of the late Harold L. “Hal” Hansen. Harold and Helen founded “Happy Tours, Inc.” to provide tour services for travelers. Helen worked for Shop Rite for many years. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend Helen’s Catholic graveside service on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 11 am at New Saint Mary’s Cemetery: 515 West Browning Road, Bellmawr, NJ 08031. Location and grave number will be listed on funeral home website. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.comunder the obituary of Helen I.... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS NEWS: Big Rube Comes to Thomas Murphy's Tavern, Gloucester City

Derek Timm | Special to CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 10, 2021)--A few weeks ago Thomas Murphy's Pub, 157 SOUTH BURLINGTON STREET, teamed up with one the guys who made Mitchell and Ness a global brand and is known as a fried chicken aficionado. SEE FULL MENU Thomas Murphy's Pub 157 S Burlington Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030 (856) 432-6317 HOURS Sunday to Saturday 11am to 10 pm 'Thomas Murphy's Pub has engaged Rueben "Big Rube" Harley, Philly’s beloved "fried chicken master," to sell his signature fried chicken and fried chicken sandwiches. Harley, a pop-up chef and photographer, is known... Read more →


Evelyn J Murdock, of Woodbury/Oaklyn, 93

Evelyn J. Murdock, age 93, of Woodbury, formerly of Oaklyn, passed away on January 1, 2021 at her home in Woodbury Mews, Woodbury, NJ. Ms. Murdock was born in Philadelphia where she spent her early years and had been a longtime resident of Oaklyn, since 1988. She was a longtime and dedicated parishioner of St. Joseph The Worker Parish, St. Aloysius Church in Oaklyn and worked for the IRS in Philadelphia. Ms. Murdock had retired after 41 years. Evelyn is the daughter of the late Harry & his wife Cecelia (nee Hurley) Murdock. She is survived by her cousins; Joseph... Read more →


A Tribute to Eugene "Jeep" MacAdams and His Five Brothers

CORRECTION William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Eugene "Jeep" MacAdams passed away on December 29, 2020, a few days after his 97th birthday. MacAdams was a retired Army First Sergeant who served 30 years in the New Jersey National Guard specifically the 114th Infantry, 50th Armored Division also known as the "Jersey Blues". He lived most of his life in Brooklawn, and he also spent several years in Florida and the South Jersey shore area. Jeep's parents and his siblings lived in the community of National Park, in Gloucester County. During WW II four of the six MacAdams' brothers served... Read more →


Random Photos of Washington DC Protest

UPDATED 1/6/21 UPDATED 1/7/21 photos by CNBNews photographer BettyAnn KURKIAN RELATED: CC Democrat Chairman Says Assault on the Capitol was Fueled by the President GUEST OPINION: Why We Oppose Biden's Remark 'Lets All Be A "United States" Again' The Political Elite's $2.3 Trillion Omnibus Bill is Full of Wasteful Spending GUEST OPINION: "All Ya Can Do Is Laugh Somedays" Are Organized Anarchists Behind The Protests? Read more →


Privately Run South Jersey Veterans Center Needs A New Roof; Can You Help?

Bob Kotter, of Gloucester City and Kathleen Van Stine (CNBNews photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews LINDENWOLD, NJ (December 30, 2020)--In 2015 Michael and Kathleen Van Stine founded the SpectraCare® Foundation using Michael's $130,000 retirement fund to launch the project. The Foundation will help veterans (Veterans Assist), senior citizens (Seniors Advantage), and animals in need (Paws Plus). "That retirement fund was every cent in our savings; today we both live on what we receive from Social Security," she said. Kotter, who is a volunteer member of the organization's advisory board said, "We're trying to put together a veteran Center... Read more →


Deptford Skating Ring: $20 For 4 General Admissions/4 Fun Zone Passes (Reg. $46)

Business Highlights Fun for all ages 15,000 sq. ft. indoor skating rink Business Details https://www.dscdeptford.com/ Business Details indoor activity About This Deal You’ve got a brand new pair of roller skates or roller blades and Deptford Skating Center has the key. More accurately, this fun Deal provides the key to a fantastically entertaining time at Deptford Skating Center. Enjoy skating admission and Fun Zone passes for four, a $46 value, for only $20. Fine Print Merchant will abide by gift certificate state laws. No cash or credit back. Each certificate must be used in one visit. Not valid on tax... Read more →


Raquel Kenyon of Woodbury Graduates from Georgia Southwestern State University

AMERICUS, GA (12/18/2020)-- Raquel Kenyon of Woodbury graduated from Georgia Southwestern State University during the Fall 2020 Commencement Ceremony held on Saturday, December 12 in the Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center. GSW recognized Spring, Summer, and Fall graduates in the Class of 2020 across four smaller, socially-distanced ceremonies. Kenyon earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in management. "It was a great day," said GSW President Neal Weaver, Ph.D. "This is one of the most important days of our graduates' lives, and certainly the most anticipated day on our campus, so we had to figure out a way to... Read more →


IT AIN'T OVER TILL IT'S OVER

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Here we are eight days after the 2020 election and we still don't have a decisive winner. President Donald Trump has announced he is contesting the results. And, there is a general consensus the outcome of the contest will be decided by the nine Justices in the U.S. Supreme Court. Tuesday the General Service Administration told the Biden campaign, "GSA administrator, Emily Murphy, will only initiate the transition when a “clear winner is clear based on the process laid out in the Constitution.” Also, on Tuesday, 10 attorney generals filed an amicus brief in... Read more →


Teenager and Two Adults Injured in Shooting at the Club Champagne Parking Lot

(WESTVILLE, NJ--SEPTEMBER 30, 2020)-Westville police reported that three people were in critical condition following a shooting outside of the Club Champagne, Crown Point Road, Westville.P The police said responded to a call that shots were fired. When they arrived at the scene at 10 p.m. they found numerous shell casings in the parking lot. Police said they found no shooting victim (s). Investigators said the three male victims arrived at nearby hospitals in private vehicles. Police said one victim suffered a gunshot wound to the head. A 17-year-old was shot in the chest. A 20-year-old was wounded in the abdomen.... Read more →


Investors Bank Appoints South Jersey Resident to Expand Business Banking 

Jenna M. Buretta New SVP & Market Executive for Central and Southern New Jersey SHORT HILLS, N.J. – Jenna M. Buretta, Investors Bank’s newly appointed Senior Vice President and Market Executive for Central and Southern New Jersey, started in banking while in high school – and she’s never looked back! Buretta, who was born and raised in Gloucester County, began working as a part-time teller while she was a student at Pitman High School. “I have been in banking for nearly my whole life,” said Buretta. “I think it is important that I’ve held just about every role in retail... Read more →


Westville Resident, Miguel Pichardo Charged with DUI, Vehicular Homicide

DEPTFORD, NJ (August 27, 2020)--On Saturday, August 22, 2020, at 10:08 pm, Deptford Township Police were dispatched to Tanyard Road, between Cattell Road and Brenner Avenue, for a motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival, they discovered a two-vehicle crash involving a 2007 BMW 325i and a 1989 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Gloucestercitynews.net files Investigation revealed the motorcycle was traveling north on Tanyard Road and was being operated by William Stotsenburg (age 67) of Deptford, NJ. Ann Fletcher (age 52) of Deptford, NJ was a passenger on the motorcycle. While slowing to make a turn, the motorcycle was rear-ended by the BMW, operated... Read more →


WOODBURY TRAFFIC ALERT: Rt. 45/Mantua Pike Closed for RR Crossing Repairs Tuesday

(Trenton) (July 6, 2020)--– New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the start of a railroad crossing rehabilitation project that will require a ten day closure and detour of Route 45/Mantua Pike starting tomorrow in Woodbury Heights, and Woodbury, Gloucester County. Beginning at 7 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, July 7, until 7 p.m., and continuing daily Monday through Friday, July 17, Route 45/Mantua Pike will be closed and detoured in both directions between the New Jersey Turnpike and Harrison Ave/Mt. Laurel Road. Construction will remove the existing railroad crossing and replace it with a new concrete crossing, as well... Read more →


Have A Sweet Tooth? Sinfully Sweets is Just For You!

Related: Former Gloucester City Resident Opens Sinfully Sweets Candy Store 3/14-4-11 RELATED: CNB BUSINESS NEWS Read more →


New Editor of Ramblings Named

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--My name is Rob Langi, class of 2002 and I will be editing future editions of Ramblings for the Gloucester Catholic community. I will try my best to keep the standard high as we share all of the news and happenings of our far-reaching and tremendous alumni base. The format will be very similar to what you have seen in the past for the future editions. I wanted to just highlight some of the different categories of News we hope to highlight and publish: Alumni Milestones RAM Tough: Stories of perseverance, resilience and strength RAM Nation: Spotlight our... Read more →


Searching for a ‘New Normal’ in New Jersey’s Public Schools

MAY 20,2020 The selectively lethal coronavirus spread through New Jersey at a pace that would make a wildfire seem like a wisp of smoke. On Wednesday, March 4, New Jersey had its first diagnosed case. On Tuesday, March 10, New Jersey reported its first coronavirus death. By the time Gov. Phil Murphy signed his historic Executive Order 104, which closed all New Jersey schools on March 18, there were 178 New Jersey cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. On May 18, only two months later, New Jersey officials are reporting 148,039 coronavirus cases and 10,435 deaths– the... Read more →


Child Abuse Awareness Month in April

WOODBURY, NJ--In recognition of Child Abuse Awareness Month in April, the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office and Child Advocacy Center of Gloucester County is sponsoring a social media campaign to bring awareness to effective child abuse and neglect prevention efforts. Due to the epidemic of the coronavirus and quarantine measures being ordered by the Governor of New Jersey, our public events had to be canceled to protect the safety and welfare of our communities in Gloucester County. Although our public events had to be cancelled, we at the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office still wanted to bring awareness to such an important... Read more →


COVID-19 Checklist for NJ to Help Keep Residents Informed

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. KIMBERLEE BONGARD | MARCH 19, 2020 | MORE ISSUES, CORONAVIRUS IN NJ The COVID-19 pandemic is moving almost too quickly to track. An updated look at many of the closures and the exceptions statewide The closures have been ordered, or voluntarily undertaken, to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. In an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order on March 16 that... Read more →


GCAS’s My Furry Valentine Adoption Event

Fall in love with a new pet (Clayton, NJ) This Valentine’s Day residents have the opportunity to fall in love with a new furry friend during the Gloucester County Animal Shelter’s (GCAS) My Furry Valentine adoption event taking place on Feb. 14. Click to enlarge Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, “Even our animals are looking for their special someone on Valentine’s Day. We have plenty of great animals looking for their forever homes and we’re hoping this event helps connect some residents with animals that just need a little extra love this Valentine’s Day.” Freeholder Deputy Director Frank J.... Read more →


$8,698 LIHEAP Grant for Gloucester County

(Woodbury, NJ) - Gloucester County is the recipient of a Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) CWA Administration grant of $8,698. LIHEAP is federally funded program administered by the Department of Community Affairs. The program helps low-income households pay for heating costs including electric, natural gas, oil and other deliverable fuels, even if heat is included in rent costs. LIHEAP grants are also available for medically necessary cooling costs. Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, “The Home Energy Assistance grant will help us in assisting low-income residents with their heating and cooling bills by offsetting the administrative costs associated... Read more →


Maple Shade PD Alert: Beware! Phone Scammers are Active in the Area

MAPLE SHADE, NJ (January 28, 2020)----Authorities have reported an increase in various scams across the country which typically involve telemarketing scammers posing as lawyers, customs, or lottery officials targeting residents with fraudulent promises of large cash prizes, vacation getaways, vehicles, or other prizes. The perpetrators tell “winners” they can claim a prize if they pay for shipping, insurance, customs duties, or taxes, by providing bank or credit card information, or by wiring the money. In some situations, the scammers ask their victims to send a check. When they have the bank routing number, they use it to make unauthorized withdrawals... Read more →


Raymond 'Mack' McNamara, of Woodbury, age 93

On January 7, 2020. Age 93. Of Woodbury. Loving and devoted husband of 59 years to the late Elaine McNamara (nee Conaty). Loving father of Raymond McNamara, Jr., Cathy Cesario and the late Timothy McNamara. Cherished grandfather of Devin McNamara, Alessandro Cesario, Marcello Cesario and the late Shane McNamara. Cherished great-grandfather of Shane McNamara, Jr. Beloved brother of Matthew McNamara, James McNamara and Eleanor Desposito. Mack was born in Manhattan, NY on September 21, 1926 to the late Matthew and Mary McNamara (nee Keenan). He proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy during World War II, having received the... Read more →


Route 47 Traffic Shift Required at 47 Bridge Over I-295 on Thursday

I-295 southbound Exit 25B to remain closed for another month (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced daytime lane closures with alternating traffic on Route 47 as the Bridge over I-295 replacement project nears completion in Deptford, Gloucester County. Beginning at 9 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, January 16, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, is scheduled to close one lane on the Route 47 Bridge over I-295 and set up alternating traffic to facilitate a traffic shift. In addition, the ramp from I-295 southbound to Route 47 southbound will be closed temporarily while alternating traffic is in effect. The... Read more →


A BLESSED CHRISTMAS TO ALL!

"Among the many gifts that we buy and receive, let us not forget the true gift: To give each other something of ourselves, to give each other something of our time, to open our time to God. In this way Anxiety disappears, Joy is born, and the Feast is created. " ~ Pope Benedict XVI Thank you for your support and loyalty over the past year..... from all of us at CNBNews BEST WISHES Bill & Connie Cleary ... Gloucestercitynews.net since 2006 Read more →


Murder Suspect John Jacobs of Millville Apprehended

John Jacobs (image courtesy of Salem Jail) WOODBURY, NJ (Dec. 21, 2019)--Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore is pleased to announce the expedient arrest on December 20, 2019 of John Jacobs (DOB: 10/21/1992) of Millville, N.J. Jacobs is charged with First Degree Murder, Arson, Hindering Apprehension, and Obstruction of Justice, in connection with the Murder of Sahlena Blackwell-Jacobs. On Thursday December 19th, 2019, at approximately 3:30 pm, the Monroe Township Police Department was dispatched to 1920 South Black Horse Pike, Williamstown, NJ for the report of a 2002 Black Chevy Trail Blazer, registered to John Jacobs, which displayed evidence of recent... Read more →


Penns Grove Councilman Carl Washington Charged with Stealing $8000 from Local Taxpayers

TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced today that a Penns Grove councilman has been charged with stealing approximately $8,200 from the state-funded Clean Communities Program, which provides funds for local groups and organizations to clean parks and other public areas. Councilman Carl Washington Jr., 46, of Penns Grove, (right photo) and his nephew, Lavar H. Ledbetter, 31, of Mullica Hill, who allegedly assisted him in the thefts, were each charged by complaint-summons with: Official Misconduct (2nd Degree) Conspiracy (2nd Degree), and Misapplication of Entrusted Property and Property of Government (3rd Degree). Theft by Unlawful Taking (3rd Degree) The... Read more →


Attention! Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club Members Captain's Day is January 8

PRESSLEY, WARE, KENNEDY, McNICHOLS, PETERSON AND WOODBURY TO BE FEATURED RICHARD STOCKTON’S SCOTT BITTNER TO BE GUEST SPEAKER The Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club has announced that the first meeting of the season (Captain’s Day) will be Wednesday, January 8th at the Crowne Plaza, Route 70 and Cuthbert Blvd., Cherry Hill starting at 11:30 A.M. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED and may be made by calling Jason Lewer, Treasurer (609-706-7069) or Jack Mongulla, President (856-461-8800), or emailing the Club at basketballclub@comcast.net. The Club will honor Tesean Pressley (Haddon Heights), Lance Ware (Camden), Connor Kennedy (Lenape), Justin McNichols (Clearview), Rob Peterson (Pitman) and... Read more →


GTPD Citizens Police Academy Begins January 2020- Sign Up Today!

The Gloucester Township Police Department in a continuing effort to foster an even better police community partnership would like to invite any Gloucester Township resident 16 years of age or older to attend the Citizens Police Academy. The Gloucester Township Police Department Citizens Police Academy is a free 10-week course that begins January 23, 2020. The classes will be on Thursday evenings from 6:30 PM to approximately 8:30 PM. The course will include an overview of the police department and the administration, police communications, special operations, criminal investigations, traffic safety, K9, Special Response Team, Crime Scene Unit and much more.... Read more →


CNBNews Sports: Discover These Gloucester County Golf Courses

by Jordan Fueller (Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 16, 2019)--Golf lovers in Gloucester County can choose from several beautiful courses that offer not only excellent golfing experiences but amenities that provide exceptional dining and other entertainment. Photo from Elliot Black Here are reviews of three of the best courses that Gloucester County has to offer the golfer in your family. Pitman Golf Course One of the staples of Gloucester County golf is the Pitman Golf Course. Originally designed in 1927, the Pitman continues to charm local golfers with its relatively short layout that presents plenty of opportunity for exciting risk-reward golf. Affordable for the... Read more →


Easterseals Employment Services Opens Woodbury Location

Pictured: Assemblywoman Patricia Egan Jones, Woodbury City Councilwoman Donna Miller, Daniela Bardesio and Vicki Sullivan of Easterseals Employment Services, Freeholder Jim Jefferson, Corporate Sponsor Kim Smith of Comcast, Woodbury City Councilman Ken McIlvaine and Assemblyman William Spearman (Woodbury, NJ) Earlier this month, Freeholder Jim Jefferson attended the ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Easterseals Employment Services location in Woodbury, declaring the location fully open to the public. Jefferson, who serves as liaison to the Department of Health and Human Services said, "Easterseals strives to help children and adults with disabilities and their families, offering a wide range of services including... Read more →


Jonas Cattell Run, Fort Mercer 5-K/18th Century Field Day October 27

(National Park, NJ) -- On Sunday,Oct. 27, Gloucester County will be celebrating the 50th Anniversaryof the 10-mile Jonas Cattell Run to warn the soldiers of Fort Mercer at RedBank that over 1200 Hessian soldiers were approaching to take over the fort. A5K run has been added this year along with the Jonas Cattell 10-mile run. The 10-mile run is a point-to-point course from Haddonfield to National Park asrun by Jonas Cattell on Oct. 22, 1777. The Fort Mercer 5K course will bean out and back course starting and finishing at Red Bank Battlefield. Following the races, Gloucester County will hold... Read more →


Washington Township Resident Charged with Sexual Assault Crimes

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP NJ--John M. Szymanski (DOB 05/01/1978) of Washington Township, NJ, was arrested on October 1, 2019, and charged with one count of attempted sexual assault (2nd Degree), one count of luring (2nd Degree) and one count of attempted criminal sexual contact (4th Degree), CNBNewsnet files Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore announced. On Wednesday, July 31, 2019, a detective from the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office (GCPO) High-Tech Crimes Unit had online communications with Szymanski utilizing a dating application. Szymanski believed he was talking with a 14-year-old male and suggested meeting with the fictional teen to perform sexual acts. On Tuesday,... Read more →