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Multi-Alarm Fire Damages Two Properties on Orange St.

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews The fire started at 214 Orange Street, the unit next to it has water damage. (CNBNews photo) (GLOUCESTER CITY NJ)(April 1, 2020)--Gloucester City Fire Department (GCFD) was dispatched to the 200 unit block of Orange on Monday afternoon, March 31 for a dwelling fire. The fire broke out at 214 Orange Street, a three-story semi-detached wood frame property. It sits at the end of a row of four properties. The adjoining properties suffered water damage.Besides Gloucester City, eight other... Read more →

Support for victims of Domestic Violence amidst growing stress around COVID-19

CAMDEN COUNTY, NJ —Domestic violence in Camden County may be about to get much worse. In a county that already reports the second highest rates of domestic violence in the state, the added stress of the COVID-19 virus and resulting “stay at home” mandates that have no end in sight is likely to compound existing abuse and intimate partner violence. Quarticha Perkins, Director of Victims Services for Camden County Women’s Center (CCWC) states: “We are losing the ability to live our lives as we normally... Read more →

Former Gloucester City Residents/Friends Of CNBNews Reflect On *Wuhan/Coronavirus In Their Location

UPDATED (see asterisk below) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews.net HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC--We have been in South Carolina for several weeks and will be home this weekend. Each February-March we, like so many other snowbirds from the north, head south to get away from the cold temperatures. We stay in a rented home on Hilton Head Island. Like most people we have been captivated by how devastating this Wuhan virus (also known as the Coronavirus) has become. Sadly more and more people are dying... Read more →

William F Burrows of Pennsauken/Audubon

William F Burrows was called to the Lord on Monday, March 2, 2020. William, “Bill” was a devoted son, brother, uncle, husband and grandpop. He was fiercely loyal to his family and loved and cared for them with all his heart. Bill was born in Camden on January 6, 1938 and lived most of his life in Pennsauken and more recently in Audubon, NJ. He was a devout Christian and a lifelong member of the Pennsauken Gospel Hall. Bill is predeceased by his parents, William... Read more →

*GHS Alumni Scholarship Social April 4

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --The Gloucester High School Alumni Association "Spring Fling Back to the Prom" will be held on Saturday, April 4 at The Elizabeth Ballroom, Highland Boulevard, and Sylvan Avenue from 7-11 p.m. Tickets are $35 per person and can be purchased at the door or from Wayne Smith @ 856-456-4580 or Janet Bevan @ 856-456-5511. All proceeds benefit the "Scholarship Fund". Read more →

Matthew J. Storey, formerly of Bellmawr/Marlton

Matthew J. Storey, 74, of AZ, formerly of Bellmawr and Marlton died March 7, 2020. He was the former VP of Operations of Pep Boys. He was predeceased by his parents, Matthew and Elizabeth, and his sister, Anne Corsey. Matt is survived by his wife of 54 years, Kathleen; two sons, Matthew III and Steven; his sister, Elizabeth (Bud)Henderson; and many nieces and nephews. Viewing will be Monday 9-10am at St. Joachim/Annunciation Church 601 W. Browning Rd. Bellmawr, NJ where Mass of Christian Burial will... Read more →

Major Drug Ring Operating in Gloucester City & Camden City is Busted; 18 Arrested

Residents said they were scared to death. "I looked out my door and all I could see were flashing red lights and vehicles on South Stinson Avenue," said one resident. "It was pitch dark." Another person said, "I saw men dressed in SWAT gear carrying rifles." William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Related: How A South Jersey Drug Ring Was Taken Down CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – The United States Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today that there were 18 people arrested, (two remain at-large) by the... Read more →

2020 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

The Camden County Board of Freeholders is proud to present the 2020 Household Hazardous Water Collections. All collection hours are 8:30 AM to 3 PM rain or shine. These events are for Camden County residents only – no businesses accepted. Call (856) 858-5241 for more information. All Events are Rain or Shine. MARCH 21 – CHERRY HILL PUBLIC WORKS COMPLEX 1 Perina Boulevard, Cherry Hill APRIL 25 – COLLINGSWOOD PUBLIC WORKS CPLX 713 N. Atlantic Ave., Collingswood MAY 16 – ATCO PARKING AREA Corner of... Read more →

Anthony "Tony" Cerone, of Audubon

AUDUBON, NJ (March 5, 2020)On March 3, 2020, Anthony “Tony” Cerone , age 87 passed away. A long time resident of Audubon, Tony was a veteran who served in the US Coast Guard. He was employed by the Audubon School District where he worked at both the Mansion Avenue and Audubon High Schools. Tony also was the long time proprietor of Tony’s Barber Shop. Tony enjoyed spending time with his wife of 62 years, Wanda, his family and grandchildren. He loved creating beautiful Christmas villages... Read more →

Joseph Naleski, of Audubon Park, Retired Letter Carrier, Air Force Veteran

Joseph P. Naleski, better known as Paps, age 76 of Audubon Park, passed away on Sunday February 23rd, 2020 at Virtua Hospital, in Marlton, NJ. Joe was born in Baldwin, PA and had been an Audubon Park resident. He served in the United States Air Force, retiring after 26 years. He made a second career at the United States postal Service, and retired after 25 years. Joe enjoyed spending time with his family and watching football, especially his favorite team, the Pittsburgh Steelers, while sipping... Read more →



by CNBNews Staff GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 29, 2020)----The annual St. Mary's Parish/Gloucester City St. Patrick's Day Parade is scheduled to begin at 1 PM sharp rain or shine. The parade will take the same route as last year, forming and staging at the Martin’s Lake area, at Johnson Blvd. and Baynes Ave. marching on Johnson Blvd. to Monmouth Street, up Monmouth Street to King, and dispersing at the former Coast Guard Base parking lot, King and Cumberland Streets. It will begin at Johnson Blvd... Read more →

Camden County GOP Announces County Candidates

Ambrosino: “2020 marks the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote and I am proud to announce a slate of candidates that happens to be all women.” HADDON HEIGHTS (February 27, 2020)--– Camden County Republican Chairman Rich Ambrosino announced the county slate of GOP candidates today. “2020 is the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote and I am proud to announce a slate of candidates that happens to be all women,” Rich Ambrosino said. “Our county candidates are, for Surrogate... Read more →

Altman sells out Cory Booker Says James Beach & Barbara Holcomb

Last week, instead of standing with New Jersey's progressive champion Cory Booker, paid political protester and lifelong Republican Sue Altman decided to stand with his opponent. Cory has been a persistent advocate for South Jersey and true progressive in the Senate on issues such as civil rights, social justice, and environmental protection. When Donald Trump abused his power as President, Cory stood up to Senate Republicans and fought for a fair impeachment trial. We are proud to support Cory Booker for another term in the... Read more →

*The DOT Organization Town Hall Meeting

The DOT organization is collaborating with the Camden County College 21st Century Scholars Program to offer the community a platform to discuss and click image to enlarge strengthen political concerns. It has been proven that the best way healing can take place is to educate and inform all involved. The meeting will cover: Speak on current political issues affecting the community Steps to be taken to motivate and energize the community Send concerns from the communities to Washington Registration to vote 2020 Census Information Camden... Read more →

Coming This Sunday, March 1, Saint Mary's Parish/Gloucester City Irish Parade

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 --Monsignor William Hodge, Pastor of St. Mary Parish, Gloucester City, along with Charlie Kain, President of the New Jersey Irish Society, and Mayor Dan Spencer remind residents that the Fifth Annual St. Mary Parish St. Patrick’s Parade will be held this coming Sunday, March 1, at 1:00 PM sharp. THERE IS NO RAIN/SNOW DATE. Registration is now open for all organizations,... Read more →

Dear Parents and Friends of Gloucester Catholic:

Your Voice Matters to the Future of Catholic Schools! Attached please find the first two ACTION ALERTS for the Governor's 2020-2021 state budget. The nonpublic school community has two major "ASKS" this budget season. They are: 1. To increase the per pupil allotment for Compensatory Ed (Chapter 192) from $995.00 per service to $1100.00 per service. This allotment has not been increased in over 10 years. 2. To increase the per pupil allotment for transportation/aid in lieu from $1000.00 to $1050.00. Although the increase to... Read more →

Catholic Schools Still Different Where It Counts

Celebrate Catholic Schools Week came to a close on Saturday, Feb. 1. Throughout the Diocese of Camden, schools sponsored open houses; special liturgies and prayer services; academic competitions and showcases; meals for seniors, volunteers and other special people; events to celebrate diverse cultures; activities to foster community spirit; and an onslaught of service projects. Catholic schools are known for these activities and more throughout the year, so why the need for a concentrated week? For Sister Sheila Murphy, principal at Cape Trinity Catholic School in... Read more →

Gloria J. Dobleman, of Audubon, age 65

(nee Pearce) On January 15, 2020, of Audubon, NJ. Age 65 years. Beloved wife of the late William R. Dobleman. Dear mother of Tina (John) Tetreault, David, Jason (Erica), Billy, Linda and Dawn Levengood. Loving grandmother of 10 and great grandmother of 7. Devoted sister to 3 sisters and a brother. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Monday 9 AM to 12 Noon at the FOSTER-WARNE FUNERAL HOME, 250 White Horse Pike, Audubon, NJ. Prayer Service will follow at 12 Noon.... Read more →

Brooklawn School Property 4-Sale; What's Up At Paulsboro Marine Terminal? ; Johnny Hockey & Buddy Robinson; New Freeholder; Strike A Pose

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews.net FOR SALE! BROOKLAWN CHURCH PROPERTY—The former St. Maurice Roman Catholic Church, 401 Community Drive, Brooklawn which was purchased by the Brooklawn Board of Education for $720,000 in 2014 is up for sale. The asking price is $785,000. The Board had planned on using the buildings for classrooms and administrative offices but the development never materialized. Gloucestercitynews.net file photo The property, which is adjacent to the Alice Costello Grammar School, is situated on 2 acres with frontage on U.S. Route... Read more →

Camden County PD Sergeant Lydia Perez Retires After 25-Years-of-Service

CONGRATULATIONS--The Camden County Police Department held a special ceremony on January 31 to honor Sgt. Lydia Perez, who retired after 25 years of distinguished law enforcement service in Camden City. Sgt. Perez was recognized by the Camden County Police Department in 2015 for her outstanding work. The following is from that proclamation. She joined the former Camden Police Department in 1994. Four years later, she was assigned a critical role overseeing the department’s Uniform Crime Reporting. Sergeant Perez has served in that role since 1998... Read more →

Edward D. Brynan, III, of Audubon, formerly of Glendora

Devoted father of Katie Epifano (Steven), Ashley Strain (Joseph) and Jillian Greer (Matthew). Loving Pop Pop of Bryson, Brianna, Zoey, Mason, Elianna and Brynnlee. Beloved companion of Janet Brinkman. Dear cousin of Betty-Jo Zeno. Ed was a member of the Metal Detector Club and a member of the NRA. There will be a viewing from 9 to 11am Friday morning at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Service 11am at the funeral home. Interment Hillcrest Memorial Park, Hurffville. Donations may be made in Ed’s memory to... Read more →

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 →

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 →

CNBNews Tips/Snippets:

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 →