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January 24, 2022

I-295 northbound overnight lane closures and detour Monday and Tuesday in Bellmawr

Route 42 northbound Exit 1B also closed tonight and tomorrow (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced overnight lane closures and a detour on I-295 northbound, as well as the closure and detour of Route 42 Exit 1B tonight and tomorrow night as the demolition of the Browning Road Bridge continues in Bellmawr, Camden County. NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the two right lanes on I-295 northbound at Exit 26 where the highway splits for I-76 toward Philadelphia/I-295 toward Trenton tonight, Monday, January 24 and tomorrow, Tuesday, January 25 between... Read more →


NJ Developer Attends Meeting with Select Group of City Businessmen/Politicians to Discuss Freedom Pier Plan

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 24 2022)(CNBNews)--The Gloucester City Business Association held a meeting last week at the old Highland Park Fire Hall, Highland Blvd., and Sylvan Avenue for invitees only to discuss a new plan for the development of the Gloucester City waterfront at Freedom Pier. The presentation was given by representatives of the Meridia Capodagli Property, of North Jersey. Below is an artist sketch of the building the developer has proposed to erect on the Pier. It will extend from the water's edge back to King Street. The first floor would house shoppes... Read more →


ONLY TIME WILL TELL:

If Gloucester City Residents Are Fed-Up With Paying The Highest Taxes In The State of New Jersey?

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CNBNewsnet graphic files Gloucester City residents are fed up with the continual surge in their property and school taxes as evident when you read the Facebook comments we received on our article "Gloucester City One of Five Towns with Highest Tax Increase etc ". Related: CNB Opinion: Higher Taxes are Forcing People Out of Their Homes Residents are finally realizing after many decades of high local property and school taxes the only plan these two bodies had to offer you and others was "TAX AND SPEND." Related: Gloucester City in the Top 30 with... Read more →


Philadelphia Drug Dealers Arrested Two Years Ago Sentenced to 20 Year Prison Term

Illegal drugs confiscated from drug dealers Two Philadelphia drug dealers arrested two years ago during an investigation by the Bucks County Detectives Drug Strike Force were sentenced on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, to up to 20 years in state prison. Winston Frias-Moya, 33, and Adalberto Villalona, 45, were charged after having sold more than 5,000 bags of heroin/fentanyl during a pair of controlled purchases in February 2020. In August, they both pleaded guilty to two counts of possession with intent to deliver heroin one count each of criminal conspiracy and dealing in proceeds of unlawful activities. Frias-Moya also pleaded guilty... Read more →


Top Trending Home Purchases In Gloucester City This Spring

Gloucester City has always been and will always be a unique and wholly stylish area in which to live. The finger seems to always be on the proverbial pulse on what is up and coming in American home style and décor. With that being said, continue reading to discover some of the top trending home purchases in Gloucester City this springtime. Lilac Living Rooms Once upon a time, lilac walls and furnishings were perhaps unofficially reserved for the older generations, but in 2022, the beautiful pastel-purple color is experiencing a comeback. You can choose to simply have a feature wall... Read more →


Maggie Donahue, 56, of Gloucester City

On January 14, 2022. “Maggie” was 56. Of Gloucester City. Born in Camden, she was the daughter of the late Raymond C. Hagan and Myrtle J. (Marks) Donahue. Maggie is survived by her beloved partner of 30 years, Alton Baker; loving children, Marie, Ray, Paul, Brittany, Justin, Holly and Cheryl; 5 step-children; Robert, Alton L. Michael, Kelly, Laura; 28 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. She was also predeceased by her son, John. Funeral arrangements and inquiries may be made through McCann Healey Funeral Home, 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City, Ph: 856-456-1142 Condolences and memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the... Read more →


Georgia F. Henry, age 75, of Runnemede

Georgia F. Henry (nee Adams), on January 20, 2022, of Runnemede, NJ; formerly of NE Philadelphia, PA. Age 75. Beloved mother of Loralee Cardie (Kevin), Angela Pacewicz, and the late Elwood ("Chuck") Pacewicz. Devoted Gippy of Samantha, Brittanie, Joey, Jack, Tyler, Olivia, Lucas, and Max and Great Gippy of Skyler, Hailey, Anthony and Tatiana. Dear sister of the late James Adams. Georgia was an artist and an avid reader from a young age. Her love of books had turned into a passion for writing. She is the author of two novels and has inspired her youngest daughter and granddaughter to... Read more →


Philadelphia Resident Sentenced to Prison for Illegal Sale of Gun to Undercover Officer

A 29-year-old man who illegally sold a loaded handgun and ammunition to undercover police in Bensalem Township in December 2020 was sentenced on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, to serve up to seven years in state prison. Xzayvien Jenkins, of Conestoga Street in Philadelphia, was charged with carrying a concealed firearm without a license, a third-degree felony, and illegal transfer of a firearm, a second-degree misdemeanor, following the sale. Jenkins pleaded guilty on Oct. 20 to both counts. On Wednesday, Common Pleas Judge Brian T. McGuffin sentenced him to three to six years in state prison on the firearms not to... Read more →


Louise C. Smalley, age 73 of Bellmawr

Louise C. Smalley, born July 30, 1948 to the late Harry G. and Beatrice G. Smalley nee Pickett, resided in Bellmawr, NJ for most of her life. She was formerly a resident of Senior Campus One in Blackwood. She died peacefully on January 19, 2022 at 73 years of age. Louise is survived by her beloved sister Eileen Mihok nee Smalley (Don) and brother James Smalley (Janet), nieces and nephews Greg Mihok, Gail Coughlin nee Mihok, Suzanne Beers nee Smalley (Kale), and Lisa Smalley, grand nieces and nephews Emily Coughlin, Allison Coughlin, James David Beers, and Kimberly Beers, dear cousin... Read more →