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Thief Who Stole Pickups From Used Car Dealerships In Gloucester City Arrested: Admits Guilt

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews.net GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 22, 2020)--The thief that stole vehicles from C.W. Clarke Auto and Gormley's Auto in Gloucester City has been arrested according to Agent Alex McVeigh spokesperson for the Camden County Prosecutors Office. One of the thefts occurred January 2, 2020 after 7PM at CW Clarke's Auto, located on US Route 130 south near the Gloucester City/Brooklawn border and the other was a week or so before at Gormley's Auto, US Route 130 and Klemm Avenue, also... Read more →

Gary G Watermasysk, Brooklawn Volunteer Fireman, Zoning Board Member

On January 16th, 2020, Gary G. Watermasysk, age 68, passed away from this earth while surrounded by his family. He was predeceased in death by his parents, Stanley and Dorothy (Sing) Watermasysk, and his siblings Stanley, Russell and Dorothy. Gary is survived by his four children Scott (Beata), Mark (Kim), Keith (Kristen), and Kristi-Lynn; his grandchildren Kylie, Kollin, Kendal, Kelsey, Jason, Emily, Kaylee, Caleb, Zachary, and Sophia; the mother of his children and friend Sandy Sheehan; and life-long friends Don and Kathy Ellis. Gary was... Read more →


Monsignor Bill Hodge performing the Mummers Strut in front of St. Mary's Church, 426 Monmouth Street. (2018 photo by Gus Danks) GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (January 17, 2020)--Monsignor William Hodge, Pastor of St. Mary Parish in Gloucester City, Charlie Kain, President of the New Jersey Irish Society, and Mayor Dan Spencer has announced plans are underway for the Fifth Annual St. Mary Parish St. Patrick’s Parade. The parade will be held on SUNDAY, MARCH 1st, 2020 at 1:00 PM sharp. THERE IS NO RAIN/SNOW DATE. Registration... Read more →

Anthony Michael Lombardo, Jr. of Blackwood, formerly of Audubon

Surrounded by his family, on January 12, 2020, at age 72. Of Blackwood. Beloved father of Michael A. Lombardo and his wife, Lori. Cherished grandfather of Logan and Luke Lombardo. Beloved brother of Lena P. Butler, Pasquale Lombardo (Brenda) and Martin Lombardo (Rita). Loving companion of Patricia Dougherty. Cherished son of the late Anthony, Sr. and Matilda Lombardo (nee Mullër). Beloved nephew of Elsi (nee Mullër) or Mineral Point, MO. Anthony was raised in Audubon, NJ and attended Camden County Vocational School. He proudly served... Read more →

NJ American Water to Spend $300,000 in Audubon to Improve Town's Infrastructure

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – JAN. 10, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 1,300 feet of aging 4-inch water main in Audubon beginning next week. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed in the 1900s, with new, 8-inch ductile iron main along Cedarcroft Avenue from Mansion Avenue to Walnut Street. The project also includes replacing two fire hydrants and 40 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $300,000 investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows... Read more →

Happenings and Events in Gloucester City and Surrounding Communities

The Neighbors United Designer Bag Bingo & Basket Auction will be Saturday, February 1 from 6 to 10 p.m. Doors will open at 5 p.m. at the Pine Grove Civic Association hall on Jersey Avenue, Gloucester City. Bring family and friends for a great night out. Grab snacks and beverages. Complimentary desserts and coffee. Ice will be provided. Tickets are $30 but are on sale for $25 through January 15. All bingo games will be regular bingo or four corners except for the two special... Read more →

Freeholder Cappelli and The State Of The County

The statement below is by Camden County Freeholder Director Cappelli (photo) in regard to the annual state of the county address for 2020. “Good afternoon everyone and thank you for being here. I want to start off by saying that as we enter our 176th year, the state of the county is strong. Thanks to our dedicated and caring residents, the resiliency of our communities, and expanding economic opportunity for all, we enter this new year with limitless possibilities ahead. For the past 12 months... Read more →

Bill Raroha, Vietnam War Army Veteran; Building Contractor; Audubon High Alum; Outdoorsman

The funny thing about the heart is a soft heart is a strong heart. Bill was a “sweet” heart. William G. Raroha was poignant, sensitive and thoughtful. He was just a big kid who loved spending time outdoors fishing and hunting. On Wednesday January 1st, 2020 we all started something new. After 74 years, Bill had finished his life’s chores and headed out to sea. Along with his fishin’ pole he headed out to the ole fishin’ hole where every day is fishing for him.... Read more →


"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 →

Obituary: Eleanor Jablonski of Audubon

Eleanor Jablonski (nee Bartoszek), went to be with the Lord on December 16, 2019, of Audubon. Age 89. Beloved wife of the late Henry B. Jablonski. Devoted mother of Henry Robert Jablonski (Patricia) and Jane Jablonski. Loving grandmother of Gregory, Christopher and Kimberly and great grandmother of Brayden. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. There will be a viewing from 9:45 to 10:45am Saturday morning at St. Joseph the Worker Parish, St. Vincent Palliotti RC Church, 901 Hopkins Rd., Haddon Twp., NJ 08033. Funeral... Read more →

Claire Gustafson Says Norcross Is The One Who Needs To Apologize Not Jeff Van Drew

Where are the thousands of jobs Norcross promised the Economic Opportunity Act would bring to our region? COLLINGSWOOD – Republican candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s first congressional district, Claire Gustafson, took issue with Congressman Donald Norcross’s statement with regard to the news of Congressman Jeff Van Drew coming to the Republican party. At issue is, in his statement, Norcross claimed Van Drew owes an apology to a list of people and organizations as well as “the people of South Jersey.” “Congressman Norcross is the... Read more →

Eleanor Jablonski (nee Bartoszek) of Audubon

Eleanor Jablonski (nee Bartoszek), went to be with the Lord on December 16, 2019, of Audubon. Age 89. Beloved wife of the late Henry B. Jablonski. Devoted mother of Henry Robert Jablonski (Patricia) and Jane Jablonski. Loving grandmother of Gregory, Christopher and Kimberly and great grandmother of Brayden. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. There will be a viewing from 9:45 to 10:45am Saturday morning at St. Joseph the Worker Parish, St. Vincent Palliotti RC Church, 901 Hopkins Rd., Haddon Twp., NJ 08033. Funeral... Read more →

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The Most Dangerous Schools; 542 Cities to Receive Infrastructure Grants

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet BAD NEWS! A New Jersey State Department of Education report released in March 2019 list the names of the most dangerous schools in the 21 counties of the state. According to nj1015.com schools that made the most calls to police were Passaic High School with 109 calls, Kingsway Regional High School with 86 calls, and East Brunswick High School with 53 calls. Passaic High School, which has more than 3,100 students, had the most calls concerning violence and drugs... Read more →

Now That's The Christmas Spirit!

By CNBNews.net Staff (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(Dec. 5, 2019)——With all the turmoil in the world it is nice to hear some good news now and then. Kelli Sharp, (nee Pfeffer)recently shared just such a tale with CNBNews about her family, friends and perfect strangers helping her get the Christmas Spirit. Kelli, resides on Market Street with her husband Brett and their children. Kelli is a 1998 graduate of Gloucester High. This past summer the Sharp family lost all of their Christmas decorations they had stored in... Read more →

Speaker Nancy Pelosi Endorses Norcross

December 4, 2019 Cherry Hill — U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi has endorsed Congressman Donald Norcross for re-election. “From working tirelessly to provide our children with a high-quality education to protecting our national security and advocating for lower drug costs, Congressman Norcross always ensures that the issues of his constituents are at the forefront,” said Speaker Pelosi. “Congressman Norcross is a relentless champion for labor and progressive issues who is fighting to increase Americans’ paychecks at a time when the wages of our... Read more →

Buena Vista Township Taxpayers Pay $185,000 to Settle Lawsuit

EDITOR'S NOTE: Yacovelli served as business administrator for the Ocean City Board of Education until his October 7, 2014 resignation. Yacovelli also previously served as a member of the Audubon Board of Education. William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP, NJ (December 1, 2019)—A lawsuit filed against the Buena Regional Board of Education, Atlantic County, was settled in May for $185,000, according to John Paff of New Jersey Civil Settlements. The suit was brought by a confidential secretary to the district's business administrator... Read more →

Ride The Silver Sleigh with Santa Dec. 7

Children and adults alike will enjoy the opportunity to ride the train with Santa on Saturday, December 7, 2019. Specially decorated PATCO trains will make three trips, leaving the Lindenwold station at 9:10 a.m., 10:40 a.m. and 12:10 p.m. and picking up passengers at all stops along the way. After enjoying their ride with Santa and his elves, complete with seasonal music, Santa’s Sleigh passengers can shop at Christmas Village in Love Park, check out the light show and “Christmas Carol” display at Macy’s or... Read more →

Hugo H. Stein of Audubon Park; USMC Veteran; Navy Shipyard Employee

July 26, 1927 - November 22, 2019 Hugo H. Stein, on November 22, 2019, of Audubon Park, formerly of Bellmawr. Age 92. Beloved husband of the late Anne (nee Dailey). Devoted father of Hugo Stein, Jr. (Patty), Suzanne Slotterback (Jerry), Kathleen Egbert (Wes), Michael Gaffney and Erich Stein. Dear grandfather of Karyann Slotterback and Marie Gaffney. Loving son of the late Harry and Marie Stein. Brother of Monika Garagon and the late Ida Desch. Mr. Stein proudly served in the USMC for 20 years where... Read more →

70 Plus Attend "Ray Ford Old Timers" Event in October

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 18, 2019)--The 70-some former athletes from Gloucester City High School and Gloucester Catholic High School had a great time October 18 at the newly reorganized second annual Ray Ford-Leon Harris, Sr. Sports Night, which was also the 47th anniversary of the original “Ray Ford Oldtimers.” Ray Ford (above) formed the group in 1972. When it first started the turnout would number close to 200 people. But, today, many of those individuals have passed on including Ford. With a number of first-time... Read more →

Alfred M. Yates, Jr., Retired Accountant, Drexel U and Camden HS Alumnus

Audubon and Formerly of Camden City – On November 7, 2019, Surrounded , cared and loved by his wife of 48 years, Rosemary P. Yates (nee Walker). Devoted father of Al Yates (Kathleen) of King of Prussia, PA and Michael Yates (Julia) of Towson, MD. Cherished grandfather of Elizabeth, Liam, Caleb and Rebecca. Beloved brother of Carol Kates (Chris Stech) of Collingswood. Predeceased by his brother-in-law Ben. Dear Brother-in-law of Michael Walker (Deborah) of Jefferson Hills, PA. Alfred was born and raised in Camden City... 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... Read more →

Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety

Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital received its third consecutive “A” on the Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2019 Hospital Safety Grade. This designation by the national nonprofit health care ratings organization recognizes the hospital’s efforts to protect patients from harm and meet the highest safety standards in the United States. The Safety Grade, ranging from A to F, rates hospitals across the country based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections, and other harms among patients in their care. Of the more than 2,600 hospitals... Read more →

Video: Gloucester City Halloween Trick or Treat Hours

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 30, 2019)--Gloucester City Police announced today that Halloween Trick or Treat hours will be Thursday, October 31, between 4 PM and 8PM. Halloween Home Haunt w/ Awesome Digital Effects from AtmosFX & Others ...Crazy Halloween home haunt with lots of cool digital effects. Check out the best of AtmosfearFX, Hi-Rez Designs and Spectral Illusions. ***** Halloween Safety Tips for Kids & Parents Before trick or tricking with your kids, be sure to check out these Halloween safety tips, on everything from... Read more →

*Gloucester High School Class of '65 Planning 55th Reunion

SAVE THE DATE! image Dreamstime.com The Gloucester City High School Class of 1965 is planning their 55th Class Reunion. It will be held on April 25, 2020 at The Kove in Audubon. Additional details will be available shortly. For information, questions, or to express interest, please contact either Frank Carrick (856-241-9483, fcarrick@comcast.net) or Carolyn Shaw (856-933-9121, carols@verizon.net). GHS Class of 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964 Reunion Photo Album Read more →

Animal Alliance of Camden County

The Animal Alliance of Camden County was formed in 2011 by five local animal welfare organizations and the Camden County Board of Freeholders, who decided to coordinate their efforts to better serve the pets and residents of the county. Peyton Gloucester City News blog files Current members include the Animal Adoption Center, Animal Welfare Association, Camden County Animal Shelter, Voorhees Animal Orphanage, and Independent Animal Control. Member organizations work together to improve the well-being of companion animals and their owners in the community, including joint... Read more →


The We Can Foundation, headed by longtime Gloucester City native George Merryfield is holding a fundraiser on Saturday, November 2 at the ICAC Club ballroom, 528 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City. The organization was founded to help the homeless and those struggling with addiction to drugs and alcohol. The money raised will be used to assist with the general cost, and specifically to get a better, more reliable vehicle, a tool so critical to their program that without one, there will be no program. Merryfield released... Read more →

Camden County Republicans Reenergized, Reinvigorated

Annual fall fundraiser capped off with a special appearance from Eric and Lara Trump HADDON HEIGHTS – Camden County Republicans held their best-attended fundraiser in recent memory Saturday night at Trump National Golf Club in Pine Hill. CCGOP Chairman Rich Ambrosino said the attendance was another indication that the county party is reenergized and reinvigorated. “I’ve been saying for months this is a reenergized, reinvigorated party and it showed with the success of Saturday night’s event,” Rich Ambrosino said. “We had Burlington County Chairman Sean... Read more →

NJ101.5 Report Reveals 72 Drug Deaths in Gloucester City

(October 22, 2019)--Monday, New Jersey 101.5 released the first part of a four part report titled BATTLING ADDICTION. Between 2014 and 2018, the annual number of confirmed drug overdose deaths in New Jersey increased by more than 139%, according to that article. From 2011 to 2017, the most recent year for which confirmed totals are available, more than 10,500 people in New Jersey have died from drug overdoses. Listed below are some of the New Jersey municipalities with the highest death rates, that is, the... Read more →

Holbrooks honored for success of Legion Baseball in Shelby

Photo by Ben Mikesell/The American Legion The American Legion OCT 16, 2019 SHELBY, NC--When you drive into the town of Shelby, N.C., a sign greets you that reads “Welcome to Shelby, home of the American Legion World Series.” It was 10 years ago that 100 Shelby residents traveled by bus to The American Legion National Headquarters in Indianapolis to a bid in front of the National Executive Committee to become the permanent site of the ALWS. “We knew we were giving it our best shot.... Read more →

Obituary | Marjorie L. Shade of Barrington, formerly of Audubon and Delran

July 28, 1947 - October 15, 2019 Marjorie L. Shade, on October 15, 2019, of Barrington, formerly of Audubon and Delran. Age 72. Beloved mother of Michael Anthony Granato, Kathy Diane Granato and the late Vincent Michael Granato. Loving grandmother of Jessica Lynn Granato, James Vincent Duke and Mychal Anthony Duke. Great grandmother of Branden Michael Potter and Karter Vincent Arenz. Dear daughter of Marjorie and the late Charles. Dear sister of Chris, Dee and the late Steve. Also survived by many nieces and nephews... Read more →

It's not too late to register for Saturday's Heroes to Hero Run!

Dawn M. Ragan, Executive Director Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund 162 W. White Horse Pike Berlin, NJ 08009 (856)768-9656 www.camdencountyhero.com You don’t have to be a hero to keep a dream alive… Read more →

Gloucester City Mayor and Police Chief Concerned about Increase in Crime at Crescent Trailer Park

CNBNEWS photo William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 8, 2019)—There have been several high-profile crimes this year at the Crescent Mobile Home Park, 1400 Crescent Blvd. For example, Delaware authorities arrested two Mexican nationals in August who were selling heroin, cocaine and fentanyl in Delaware. The suspects, Julian Rivera-Villa, age 56, and Ricardo Perez-Guillen, age 40, both in this country illegally, stashed the illicit drugs at their Crescent Park trailer, located on Birchwood Avenue. David C. Weiss, United States Attorney for... Read more →

Rutgers Master Gardeners "Home Owners Series" Last Workshop Nov. 9

Rutgers Master Gardeners "Home Owners Series" will have the final workshop of 2019 on Saturday, November 9th (10:00 to 11:30 AM). This Wildlife Backyard Buffet Make and Take event will be held at: Camden County Environmental Center - 1301 Park Blvd, Cherry Hill, 08002. The cost for the program is $15.00 per person (Parents free with children 4 years and older). Nourishing our feathered friends during the winter months is critical. While some birds migrate, the birds that don’t, adjust their diet from fruit and... Read more →

Obituary | Angelina L. Salvano of Audubon

October 28, 1927 - September 19, 2019 Angelina L. Salvano (nee Fulginitti), on September 19, 2019, of Audubon. Age 91. Beloved wife of the late Michael. Devoted mother of Mary Flick and Gregory Salvano (Linda). Loving grandmother of Heather, Bud (Melissa), Lisa, Julie and Jason and great grandmother of Vera and Charlie. Dear sister of the late Mary and Marion. Great aunt of Krystal Braun. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Services are private at the convenience of the family. Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing News: Youth Hunts in NJ

Gloucestercitynews.net--Trenton, NJ--Youth Hunt Days provide a quality hunting experience for properly licensed youth hunters by increasing their opportunity for harvesting game before regular season openers. There are youth days for bow and firearm deer seasons, waterfowl, and pheasant/upland bird. A guided pheasant hunt is offered, and a youth turkey hunt is held in the spring. Deer harvested on youth hunt days DO NOT count toward regular Fall Bow or Firearm Deer Season bag limits. All deer taken on youth deer hunt days should registered as... Read more →