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Gloucester County Commissioners Keep Promise; Okay FY Balanced Budget

Balanced Budget Keeps Spending Flat as Part of Three-Year Commitment At its March 15, 2023 meeting, the Gloucester County Board of County Commissioners approved the County government’s budget for Fiscal Year 2023. This balanced budget, first introduced at the Board’s meeting on February 11, maintains spending at levels identical to Fiscal Year 2022 with an anticipated county tax rate cut. Commissioner Director Frank J. DiMarco noted, “As a Board, we are proud to adopt this... Read more →

Far from “full vehicle” protection

When it comes to telemarketing and extended auto warranties, what you’re promised on the phone…may not be what you get. Today, the FTC announced a settlement in its case against American Vehicle Protection — who it charged last year with running a telemarketing extended auto warranty scheme that cheated people out of more than $6 million. According to the FTC, American Vehicle Protection cold-called people, lied about being affiliated with car manufacturers or authorized dealers,... Read more →

How can the Netherlands be a suitable destination for Profitable Bitcoin Trading?

When it comes to Bitcoin trading, the Netherlands is a suitable destination for many reasons. First and foremost, the Dutch have a long history of tolerance and respect for individual freedoms. This makes the country an attractive destination for those looking to trade Bitcoin without fear of government interference. For more information visit Bitsoft360. Furthermore, the Netherlands has a well-developed financial infrastructure. This includes everything from traditional banks to innovative startups that are helping to... Read more →

Why Bitcoin is Better than Conventional Currencies?

Bitcoin is a digital asset and a payment system invented by Satoshi Nakamoto. Transactions are verified by network nodes through cryptography and recorded in a public dispersed ledger called a blockchain. Bitcoin is unique in that there are a finite number of them: 21 million. Creation of Bitcoin Bitcoins are created as a reward for a process known as mining. They can be exchanged for other currencies, products, and services. As of February 2015, over... Read more →

Future of Bitcoin Trading in Trinidad and Tobago

The future of Bitcoin trading in Trinidad and Tobago is uncertain. The country's central bank has not yet released any regulations regarding cryptocurrencies, and there is no indication that it plans to do so in the near future. This leaves Bitcoin traders in a difficult position, as they are unable to operate legally within the country. However, many people are still willing to trade Bitcoins despite the risks, as the potential profits are very high.... Read more →

Details About Marshal Islands -Most Popular Destination for Bitcoin

If you're looking to get into Bitcoin trading in the Marshall Islands, then you need to know how to grab knowledge about it. You can invest in bitvestment website to get profit but make proper research before that. Here are some tips: Proper Tips for BTC Trading Look for online resources that can provide you with information on BTC trading in the Marshall Islands. These include blogs, forums, and even social media groups dedicated to... Read more →

How to Grab Knowledge about Profitable BTC Trading in Russia?

If you want to get involved in profitable BTC trading in Russia, then you need to have the right knowledge about the market. There are a lot of things that you need to know in order to be successful in this business. And one of the most important things that you should learn is how to find the best time to buy and sell your coins. The bitalpha ai also provides good tips in this... Read more →

The Bitcoin Economy

Bitcoin has gained in popularity in recent months, especially after the United States Senate held its first hearing on virtual currencies this November. It also comes days after the Bitcoin Black Friday when prices of Bitcoin doubled. Bitcoin is still very volatile, but it is gaining credibility with major retailers such as Target and Dell accepting Bitcoin payment. However, skeptics are concerned that Bitcoins are being used for illegal purposes by people laundering money or... Read more →

There’s Big Money In BITCOIN

Everyone wants to make money, bitcoin provides a good opportunity to those who really want to take risks and love to make money fast. It was created in 2007 and gained popularity around the world very fastly. Bitcoin is not operated or controlled by any financial institution or government, it is a non-centralized asset. This drastically reduces the price of transaction fees when trading with bitcoin.. They are not like a physical currency, they are... Read more →

The Introduction of the Commodity Oil Trading

The investor usually carries out oil trading in crude oil. In the manufacturing of all things from plastics to petrol, cosmetics to cars, textiles to pharmaceuticals, crude oil, sometimes called 'black gold' and 'mother of all commodities' is used. It should not come as a surprise with this high demand that oil was recognised as a key contributing element to modern disputes. Oil is traded quietly most of the time. Refined and crude oil was... Read more →

Report: $83.1 billion Donated To BLM Since 2020

AMAC Exclusive – By Aaron Flanigan image courtesy of Pinterest In a brand new database, the Claremont Institute, a California-based conservative think tank, assessed hundreds of corporations’ pledges and contributions to the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement and other related left-wing causes, shedding new light on who funded the riots that devastated many U.S. cities in the summer of 2020. The Black Lives Matter Funding Database, which assesses the contributions of hundreds of American companies,... Read more →

THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: Will Our City Mayor and Council Take Our Last Cent?

Editor's Note: People need to speak up. Our Gloucester City Mayor and Council keep taking your money, and no one says anything. Yet those living on a fixed income in Gloucester City have to decide daily whether to pay their taxes or buy food and renew their prescriptions. And those in power locally keep taking from the poor. People coming into this country illegally get more benefits than our senior citizens who have worked and... Read more →

The Story Behind The Story: Pay More for What?

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Columnist GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 20, 2023)(CNBNews)--After tonight's City Council Meeting (Monday, March 20, 2023) you will again pay more just for the privilege of living in one of the state's poorest, yet highest-taxed cities. Technically, your taxes won't increase (yet) because these new costs are fees. Shakespeare said that a rose by any other name smells just as sweet. For generation after generation Gloucester City and the State of New... Read more →


Rising Costs Exacerbated by Inflation & High-Interest Rates; Project is Not Recommended for Federal New Starts Funding in Fiscal Year 2024 PHILADELPHIA (March 17, 2023) – SEPTA is pausing the King of Prussia Rail project following further review of rising costs, which have been exacerbated by inflation and high interest rates. The project is not recommended for federal New Starts funding in Fiscal Year 2024, and SEPTA will use resources that had been allocated for... Read more →

The Story Behind The Story:

Where to put your money...or what money?

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Columnist GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 16, 2023)(CNBNews)--People, usually older ones who lived through the Great Depression (1929 - WWII) or their adult children (1946 - 1964,) half-heartedly joke about hiding their money under their mattresses or in the freezer (cold cash.) They didn't trust banks because banks were not regulated a century ago and they operated on their own. Anything went. To help the nation climb our way out of financial... Read more →

Biden Releases Over $275M to Fight Illegal Drugs; NJ/NY Receive $15M

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Dr. Rahul Gupta, Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), announced over $275 million for its High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) Program. The HIDTA program supports Federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies operating in areas determined to be critical drug-trafficking regions of the United States. There are currently 33 HIDTAs, and HIDTA-designated counties are located in 50 states, as well as in Puerto Rico,... Read more →

CNB Business News: Club for Growth President Issues Statement on Biden's Bank Bailout

WASHINGTON, D.C.(March 13, 2023)(CNBNews) - Club for Growth President David McIntosh issued the following statement in reaction to the announcement that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) would guarantee Silicon Valley Bank deposits beyond the $250,000 limit. “The Biden bank bailout results from Biden’s failed economic policies. And it will make things worse – other banks and their customers will pay the price, all Americans will suffer, and mass inflation will reoccur. Organizations that can’t... Read more →

Where Can I Watch Cryptocurrency Quotes Online?

CNBNews graphic files The digital assets market is highly volatile and stands out from other financial markets due to its unique features. Cryptocurrencies are not subject to central banks or government emissions, and their crypto exchanges rates depend on various factors such as: Supply and demand in the market, as well as the emergence of competitors Coin emission, where unlimited supply can lead to price drops and limited supply can support the market Local regulations... Read more →


More City Businesses Receive Recovery Grants-Matt's Auto, Thomas Murphy's Pub, Gloucester Transmission 

CBDG-CV1 Covid Relief Business Grant Awards Continue GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ February 28: Three new companies awarded $7,500: Matt's Automotive, Thomas Murphy's Pub, and Gloucester Transmission. Mayor Baile and City Council are pleased to announce the first round of Gloucester City CDBG-CV1 Business Recovery Grant awards. Charles Wigginton, Esq., Gloucester Travel, Solutions in Warehousing Inc., and Chubby's Steakhouse have been awarded the maximum of $7,500 for business assistance after suffering negative business impacts from the COVID-19... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: Taxpayers Picking Up Legal Fees to Defend Four Newark Board of Education Members

Ethics complaints filed against four Newark Board of Education members Jessie Gomez, Chalkbeat Newark Feb 24, 5:57pm EST Four members of the Newark Board of Education face ethics complaints currently before the New Jersey School Ethics Commission, according to details shared during the February school board meeting. On Thursday, the school board approved four resolutions to pay $285 per hour in attorney’s fees and expenses for four unnamed board members at the center of the... Read more →

Rutgers University–Camden offering income tax assistance for low-income NJ families

(Camden, NJ) – In preparation for tax season, Rutgers University-Camden is offering income tax assistance for low-income families. To qualify, a household must make $60,000 or less and appointments are on a first come, first served basis. “So many families need aid when it comes to filing their taxes and we applaud Rutgers for stepping up to the plate to be there for our residents,” said Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli Jr. “We encourage everyone who... Read more →

THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: NJ Ten biggest Tax Deadbeats

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Columnist In New Jersey people of almost every profession have to have a required number of educational hours, pass a test, and then pay a small fortune for a license to practice the trade. Some of these trades are hair stylist, manicurist, plumber, electrician, and all others but one. That trade is home improvement. If there is a storm, you will see home improvement companies come out of the woodwork. The... Read more →


TO ASSIST MUNICIPALITIES WITH NEW STORMWATER PERMITTING REQUIREMENTS NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY WILL BE POSTED BY MARCH 3 (23/P13) TRENTON – The Murphy Administration today announced the availability of $19 million in grants to help municipalities with the transition to new municipal stormwater permitting system requirements designed to better protect New Jersey’s waterways from pollutants in stormwater. These permitting changes will also help mitigate localized flooding that is increasing due to climate change. “The science... Read more →

NJ LOTTERY NEWS: Green Ball Promotion is Back

Bonus Prizes Available to Jersey Cash 5 Players – At No Cost! TRENTON (Feb. 21, 2023) – Every nightly drawing, from March 6 through April 2, Jersey Cash 5 is giving all players a chance at bonus prizes for no additional cost. The popular Green Ball promotion is back, and every Jersey Cash 5 player with tickets during the promotion is eligible to win bonus prizes of up to $50,000! How does the Green Ball... Read more →


EFFORTS IN AREA OF JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST AWARD IS AMONG 13 GIVEN FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION INITIATIVES AT MILITARY INSTALLATIONS (23/P14) TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is set to receive $995,000 from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to reduce wildfire risk in the areas surrounding Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, Warren Grove Range, Naval Weapons Station Earle and Sea Girt National Guard Training Facility, Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced today. The New Jersey... Read more →

NJ Business and Industry Association Excited About Proposed State School Funding Plan

TRENTON, NJ (February 22, 2023)--NJBIA Chief Government Affairs Officer Christopher Emigholz issued the following statement in response to a school funding plan that would result in property tax relief announced by Assembly Minority Leader John DiMaio today. “NJBIA commends any property tax relief efforts such as the school funding reform proposed today, especially if it results in much-needed property tax relief for New Jersey residents AND businesses. “New Jersey has the highest property taxes in... Read more →

PUBLIC INVITED: Special Hearing on Improvements to Johnson Boulevard Park Thursday, February 23 at 6 PM

Public Hearing on Johnson Boulevard Park at 6 PM and City Council Meeting at 7 PM at the Gloucester City Police Administration Building (above), 313 Monmouth Street in council chambers. +++++++ Special Public Hearing - Thursday, February 23, 2023, 6 pm at 313 Monmouth Street Local Governments - Public Hearing PURPOSE: The City of Gloucester City is seeking funding through the State of NJ Green Acres Program for improvements at Johnson Park, located at the... Read more →

Expenses That Can Eat Away at Your Finances

Everyone needs to pay for expenses as that's how we ultimately survive. However, what do you do when you realize everything that you're paying for is bleeding your finances dry? There are different expenses that you need to lower or cut out of your budget entirely. In this article, we'll be going over a few expenses that eat away at your finances. Subscription-Based Services Ever since the rise of platforms such as Netflix, Hulu, and... Read more →


Updated Information Released on Alleged Crime (s) of a Former Gloucester City Public Works Assistant Supervisor

UPDATED/CORRECTED (Feb. 22, 2023) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 20, 2023)(CNBNewsnet)--Since June 2022 CNBNews has been trying to find out if the rumor about a Public Works assistant supervisor allegedly taking either equipment or money from that department was true. Each time we submitted an OPRA request about this supposed incident Brian Morrell, the Acting City Administrator/Police Chief replied with the same five words, “the matter is under investigation”. Some... Read more →

Commonwealth Court Declares School Funding Unconstitutional

Ruling deeming school funding unconstitutional considered a universal win (The Center Square) – Commonwealth Court declared Pennsylvania’s school funding system unconstitutional recently and, as such, diametrically opposed education advocates all proclaimed victory. Underneath the surface, however, the factions see little room for each other in a redesigned system meant to connect students – no matter where they live – with the resources necessary to thrive. Still, there’s hope, they say. In the 786-page landmark ruling... Read more →

Oaklyn Taxpayers Have Paid Out $500,000 Since 2020 Because of Mistakes by Some Borough Police Officers

(OAKLYN, NJ)( 17, 2023)--The Borough of Oaklyn awarded a long-time police officer $250,000 in December because he said he was punished for reporting "payroll irregularities. He also told authorities the police chief was using working officers as chauffeurs to pick him up at bars when he was too drunk to drive. The officer, Brett Mueller, was hired by the borough in 2004. According to John Paff of New Jersey Civil Settlements, on December 19, 2022,... Read more →


Submit Your ANCHOR Application Today The deadline to apply for property tax relief is February 28th, 2023. Eligible New Jersey homeowners and renters can receive up to $1,500. Don’t wait — submit your application today! To be eligible for this benefit, you must have occupied your primary residence on October 1st, 2019. You must also file (or be exempt from) NJ income taxes. Homeowners with income of $250,000 or less are eligible Renters and tenants... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: How Your School District in Pennsylvania Hides Funds to Raise Taxes

By Anthony Hennen | The Center Square Abington School District Administration Building, one of a dozen school districts the Pennsylvania auditor general noted had exploited a legal loophole to avoid a referendum on tax increases. By Montgomery County Planning Commission The Center Square (The Center Square) – The auditor general published a 200-page report Monday that provided more insight into how 12 school districts raised taxes while hiding nearly $400 million funds – without violating... Read more →

Gloucester City Announces 1st Round of UEZ Business Revitalization Investment Program Awards

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 1, 2023)(CNBNewsnet)--0Mayor Baile and City Council are pleased to announce the first round of 2023 UEZ Business Revitalization Investment Program awards. Solutions in Warehousing Inc., Sunshine Florist, and Art's Deli have made building upgrades to improve their structures and thus can grow their customer base. This program also provides for signage, building facade improvements, and retrofit projects. If you are a UEZ-certified business in Gloucester City, this program can help you... Read more →

NJ Homeowners, The ANCHOR Program and YOUR MONEY

Get Up to $1,500 Through the NJ ANCHOR Program You may be eligible to receive up to $1,500 in property tax relief. Read below to find out if you qualify and learn how to apply. The deadline to apply is February 28th, 2023. Homeowners with income of $250,000 or less are eligible. To apply: Apply online Complete a paper application and mail it along with any necessary supporting documents Apply over the phone by calling... Read more →

Peyton and Me Meandering Through Gcity and Beyond...BARNARD AVE WORK DISGRACEFUL

By William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Barnard Avenue top and bottom photos. CNBNews photo credit (January 30, 2023) DOES ANYONE KNOW? Why has it taken over six months to repave Barnard Avenue in Gloucester City? It can't be weather related since this winter has been mild. There have been weeks when no construction work was done on the street. According to Barnard THE GRAND OPENING of the City of Gloucester City Water Works was... Read more →

Vital Advantages of Litecoin Casinos 

Crypto casinos have become increasingly popular over the last few years. This incredible popularity is due to several factors, including that cryptocurrency casinos offer superior services compared to their counterpart. These new platforms provide prizes and generally give users more privacy. It should be no surprise that crypto casinos are the most widely used cryptocurrency casino. The most well-known cryptocurrency currently is Bitcoin, which has a market cap of $650 billion (the total value of... Read more →

Attention Gloucester City Business Owners; $250,000 is Available in Assistance Capital Funds

GLOUCESTER CITY SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS The City of Gloucester has appropriated $250,000 of its federal Community Development Block Grant CARES Funds (CDBG-CV1) for the COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Program. This program is being established to provide working capital funds to the community’s small businesses that the COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted. A. PROGRAM OBJECTIVES The Gloucester City, Small Business Assistance Program, has been established to provide working capital funds to community businesses economically... Read more →

NJ Awards $24.3 million in Natural Climate Solutions Grants

PROJECTS WILL MITIGATE CARBON EMISSIONS BY ENHANCING URBAN AND NATURAL FORESTS AND RESTORING COASTAL ECOSYSTEMS (23/P3) TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette today announced the award of $24.3 million in Natural Climate Solutions Grants to local governments and nonprofits to create, restore, and enhance New Jersey’s green spaces and tree canopies in urban areas, salt marshes and forests. “With Governor Phil Murphy's vision and leadership, New Jersey is waging... Read more →


Forgo fraud this tax season: IRS-CI issues tips to protect your wallet, identity  

PHILADELPHIA – With filing season officially underway, IRS Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) reminds U.S. taxpayers to take extra steps to protect their identities and wallets when filing their taxes. “Beware of dishonest tax return preparers,” said Special Agent in Charge Yury Kruty. “These are tax return taxpayers who disregard their known duty to prepare accurate tax returns on behalf of their clients. Such tax return preparers have no problem putting their clients at risk for a... Read more →

COMMENTARY: How The City of Gloucester City Has Changed

by DOROTHY PHILBIN | CNBNewsNet While reading some old newspaper articles last night I came across one particular article about the BLM protest/march almost three years ago. The article from the Courier Post, was dated June 8, 2020. In that article a man from Camden City, Isaiah Conteh, said "It shows this town is changing." Gloucester City's own Joe Gorman added "Gloucester is thriving because it is more welcoming and supporting of people who in... Read more →

Gloucester City Mayor/Council Amending Land Development to Provide for Cannabis Business; Exact Location Forthcoming

CORRECTION GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 23, 2023)(CNBNewsnet)--The Gloucester City mayor and council monthly meeting will be held on Monday, January 23 at 7 PM in council chambers, 313 Monmouth Street. CNBNews graphic file Scheduled on the agenda Monday evening is an ordinance on first reading amending the Gloucester City Land Development law to provide for a Cannabis Establishment as a continually permitted use overlay zone. The public hearing and second reading for that ordinance will... Read more →

The Story Behind The Story: How Deceptive is the Government!

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNewsnet Columnist Today, January 19, 2022 Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen announced that because the federal government has, once again, met its debt ceiling, the federal government will not be funding either the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund or Postal Service Retiree Health Benefit Fund. It sounds like it is time to panic! This is being brought to our attention because the Democrats want to raise the debt ceiling so... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: Taxpayers Paid for Lavish Accommodations for Ashli Babbitt's Shooter and His Pet

(Washington, DC) Judicial Watch announced today it received 31 pages of documents from the Department of the Air Force, Joint Base Andrews, MD, that show U.S. Capitol Police Lieutenant Michael Byrd was housed at taxpayer expense at Joint Base Andrews after he shot and killed U.S. Air Force veteran Ashli Babbitt inside the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. The records were obtained in response to a September 2022 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: $19 Million in Additional Spending for Affordable Housing Units Across New Jersey

ELIZABETH, NJ (January 13, 2023)— Governor Phil Murphy today signed A573, which makes several changes to the Uniform Construction Code (UCC) Act designed to speed up the construction permitting process. The bill codifies a three-day construction inspection turnaround from the date of the requested inspection. It allows for developers to contract with private on-site inspection agencies if local construction officials cannot complete the inspection within three days of the requested date. The bill aligns New... Read more →

Washington Spending $4.5 Million to Help Asians Quit Smoking

JUDICIAL WATCH PRESS RELEASE The U.S. government is dedicating $4.5 million to enhance a “linguistically and culturally appropriate” program to help Asians quit smoking. It is known as the national Asian language quitline and provides cessation counseling, nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), and in-language materials for tobacco users who speak Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese (CKV). The cash will flow through a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) offshoot called Office on Smoking and Health. With an annual... Read more →


LAND ACQUISITION, PARK DEVELOPMENT, STEWARDSHIP, JAKE’S LAW AND URBAN PARKS FUNDING PROJECTS WORKSHOPS ON APPLICATION PROCESS BEGIN WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11 (23/P01) TRENTON – Local governments and eligible nonprofit organizations interested in acquiring open space, creating or rehabilitating parks, completing stewardship projects, or creating inclusive playgrounds are invited to apply for Green Acres grant and loan funding, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced today. Funding for 2023 will be used to advance the... Read more →

How can Kazakhstan be a suitable destination for Profitable Bitcoin Trading?

Kazakhstan has all the necessary conditions to become a major player in the global Bitcoin trading market. The country has a large and growing population of internet users, many of whom are young and tech-savvy. In addition, Kazakhstan has a well-developed financial infrastructure, including a number of exchanges that allow for the easy buying and selling of cryptocurrencies. Finally, the government is supportive of cryptocurrency businesses and is taking steps to create a friendly regulatory... Read more →


Gloucester City Fireman Sets Coworker's Pants On Fire

UPDATED: Search for Information Regarding Fire Dept. Fight, Leads to 12 Lawsuits Filed Against Gloucester City By William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet OPINION: The information used to report this article is from the 50- plus page document entitled State of New Jersey Final Administrative Action of the Civil Service Commission. Some of the pages from that ruling appear in the article below. This is about some of the employees of the Gloucester City Fire... Read more →

NJEDA Offers Two New RE Pilot Programs

Pilots Will Provide Grant Funding to Support Real Estate Development Projects Impacted by COVID-19 TRENTON, N.J. (December 22, 2022) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Board on Wednesday approved the creation of two new real estate pilot programs – the Film & Digital Media Studio Infrastructure Program and the Construction Inflation Fund. Both programs will provide grant funding for real estate development projects that stimulate economic growth and enhance the state’s long-term economic... Read more →