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Giselda T. Lobascio (nee DiClaudio), age 92 of Audubon,

On October 10, 2021, Giselda T. Lobascio (nee DiClaudio), age 92 of Audubon, passed away of natural causes. She was born in 1929 in Castelli, Italy and moved to Camden, NJ as a child where she was raised. She met and married her husband of 73 years, Vincent Lobascio, a World War II veteran, in 1947. Vincent predeceased her in November of 2020. She had their first child, Louis, in 1951 who passed away from brain cancer in 1956. She deeply loved her three surviving children, Vincent Jr., Jean (Mike) and Lorraine (Jim); her three grandchildren, Jennifer (Ed), Carolynn (Bobby)... Read more →


Audubon Fire Company and Audubon' Fathers' Association are teaming up for another Oktoberfest. $30/person or $50/couple. Outdoor event at the Firehouse, 221 W Merchant. There will be food and beer will be provided. Tickets available at the Firehouse. Read more →

Kenneth L. Robertson, age 79, of Mt. Ephraim, Army Veteran, Volunteer Fireman, Member of Square Circle Sportsmen

On October 9, 2021, of Mt. Ephraim, NJ. Age 79 years. Predeceased by his beloved wife, Elaine Robertson and parents, Henry Angus and Joyce (nee Shaw) Robertson, Jr. Ken is lovingly survived by his daughter, Christine Dutill; grandchildren, Nicole and Jacob; brother, Henry Angus III (Lorraine) and nieces, Patricia Robertson and Debbie Wheaton. Ken served his country and community proudly. He was a U.S. Army veteran and member of OEM, MEFD, CERT, Audubon Fire Police, VFW, American Legion, Camden Light Artillery and Square Circle. He will be dearly missed. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Friday, October... Read more →


Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files Phil Murphy and ECEA teachers union members attended an indoor Garden State Equality Ball, where few, if any attendees were wearing face masks or following CDC and state COVID-19 health and safety guidelines, according to the SHORE NEWS. Murphy’s Law in the state of New Jersey declares that all faculty, students, and staff must wear face masks while in school. It requires them to adhere to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and the New Jersey Department of Health. Murphy’s Law also declares that those same teachers can party the night... Read more →

David W. Borton, Sr., Longtime Baseball Umpire, Hot Stovers Baseball Club Member, SJ Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee

David W. Borton, Sr. AUDUBON, NJ (October 11, 2021)--David W. Borton, Sr., age 73 of Audubon, passed away on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. Dave was raised in Haddon Township. where he attended St. John’s and graduated with the class of 1966 at Haddon Township High School. Dave was a longtime resident of Audubon where he also ran his business, Borton Associates, and was a faithful parishioner of St. Joseph The Worker Parish. Dave was a Philadelphia Sports fan and a long-time season ticket holder of the Flyers and Eagles and finally witnessed the great Eagles Superbowl win! His biggest passion... Read more →

CNBNews Hunting/Fishing NJ: Fall Trout Stocking Schedule

Beginning October 12, two-year old trout averaging about 14"-16" in length along with some three-year old broodstock, will be stocked in 36 streams, lakes and ponds throughout New Jersey. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files The Division of Fish and Wildlife will stock approximately 21,000 trout in the state's major trout waters. The fish are stocked from the Pequest Trout Hatchery starting October 12 through October 20. All fall-stocked waters may be fished as soon as they are stocked. Waterbodies stocked will be posted in our Facebook and Instagram stories and on our websiteafter stocking is completed each day (the stocking schedule is... Read more →

*GHS Class of 1981 Celebrating Their 40th Reunion

Gloucester High School (CNBNews photo Gloucester City High School Class of 1981 announces Our 40th-year reunion will be held Saturday, October 23, 2021, 7-11 PM Members of GHS Classes of 1980 and 1982 are cordially invited to join us! Reunion venue: Elizabeth’s Ballroom Catering by Dolson Family Catering 419 Highland Boulevard Gloucester City, NJ, 08030 Cost: $55.00 p/p 7-11 PM Please send payment by September 7, 2021, or before to: Pat Gartland 820 Chambers Ave. Gloucester City, NJ, 08030 Indicate in the memo which class you are from Payment can also be made by downloading the Zelle app and send... Read more →

Camden County Residents Free Flu Shots Begin Oct. 6

(Gloucester Township, NJ) — The Board of Commissioners have scheduled 12 site locations for the 2021 Seasonal Influenza Immunization Program. As is the tradition, the program begins at the annual Senior Health Fair, which this year takes place on Oct. 6 at the Scottish Rite Ballroom, 315 White Horse Pike in Collingswood, starting at 10:00 a.m. and continuing through 1:00 p.m. “In order to keep your family healthy this flu season, we encourage you to take advantage of this beneficial service provided by the Camden County Health Department,” said Commissioner Carmen Rodriguez, liaison to the Camden County Health Department. “We... Read more →

Consuelo Tally Mcmahon, of Audubon NJ

Consuelo "Connie" Talley-McMahon, 95, passed away on September 26, 2021 at her home in Audubon, NJ surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late John Talley and the late Ralph McMahon. Loving mother of Elena (Tom) Chappell. Devoted grandmother of Michael (Nicholle) Chappell and great grandmother of Cyrus and Michael Chappell. She is also survived by her dear friend, Pelagia Jabonga. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with her family on Wednesday, October 6, 10 AM to 12 Noon at the FOSTER-WARNE FUNERAL HOME, 250 S. White Horse Pike, Audubon, NJ. Interment private. In lieu of flowers,... Read more →

Walter J. Snyder, of Audubon Park, 83

Walter J. Snyder Jr., age 83, of Audubon Park, surrounded by his loving family on Sept 28th . Beloved husband of the Late Patricia (nee-Snyder). Survived by his Loving Children; Tammy Snyder, Patricia Ebron, Walter Snyder III, William Synder, Kathryn Snyder and the Late Charles Synder. Grandfather of Jaclyn Doran, Michael Doran, Matthew Snyder, Russel Kosak, Chrissy Kosak and Walter Snyder IV. Great Grandfather of Angel Flectcher. Brother of Katherine Higgibothem, Agnes Lanning and the Late Harry Snyder. Relatives and Friends are invited to attend his visitation Monday Oct 4th from 11AM to 12PM at Eichel Funeral Home 8323 Maple... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: Abortion-By-Hanger Deemed Safe 

September 30, 2021 Bill Donahue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the 2021 Women's March on Washington which will be held on Oct. 2nd. [Note: This news release contains graphic language.] According to the organizers of this year's Women's March on Washington, there is nothing dangerous, scary or harmful about a pregnant woman inserting a wire hanger into her vagina to kill her child. That's why those who show up with a hanger, or hanger imagery, will get booted, even if their purpose is to protest abortion-law restrictions. A pregnancy at 39 weeks or at full... Read more →

Drowning Victim Found in Little Timber Creek Was 66-Year-Old Man; Alcohol Might Have Caused Accident

UPDATED: The 66-year-drowning victim has been identified as MICHAEL DUNN CNBNews photo credit (Above) In the distant Rescue units from Westville and Bellmawr Fire Departments on the South Broadway Bridge responded to a call of a body floating face down in the Little Timber Creek. Gloucester City, N.J. (September 28, 2021)(CNBNews)– A deceased male was pulled from Little Timber Creek in Gloucester City Monday afternoon, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Gloucester City Police Chief Brian Morrell. Officers responded to the 600 block of South Broadway at approximately 2:14 p.m. after train operators spotted a body... Read more →

Barbara J. Hyer, age 85 of Oaklyn; Past Employee of Haddon Township School Board, Recipient of Haddon Twp. HS Community Award

Barbara J. (nee Taylor), age 85 of Oaklyn, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, September 20, 2021. Mrs. Hyer was born in Oaklyn and spent all of her days there. She started her working career in insurance before spending time at Haddon Tool. She worked as a Teacher’s Aide at the Clyde S. Jennings Elementary School in Haddon Twp. and finished her working years in accounts payable at the Haddon Twp. Board of Education. Mrs. Hyer had been a lifetime parishioner of St. Joseph The Worker Parish, St. Aloysius Church in Oaklyn and was a long time supporter and... Read more →

The Red Coats to Invade Haddonfield, Saturday, June 4

Festivities begin at 9 am with The Skirmish beginning at 2 pm. Event is Free and Open to the Public. HADDONFIELD, NJ – The British are coming! On Saturday, June 4, 2022 the British will invade and be challenged on Kings Highway by colonial troops. Redcoats, on horseback, will charge, muskets will be fired, and the Continentals will delay the redcoats before they head off to the Battle at Monmouth. General Washington had ordered the militia to “annoy” the Redcoats, and so on June 4, 2022, we will again. This exciting reenactment event is free and open to the public.... Read more →

Daniel W. McCarrin Jr., of Audubon, Member of Steamfitters Local Union 420, Philadelphia, PA

On September 17, 2021, of Audubon, NJ. Age 79 years. Beloved husband of 57 years to Burlyne A. McCarrin. Dear father of Daniel, III, Barry (the late Lisa) and Keith. Loving grandfather of Kevin and Sean. Brother of James McCarrin, son-in-law of Ella Reilly and brother-in-law to Suzanne Breier and Christopher (Jill) Reilly. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Dan was a member of Steamfitters Local Union 420, Philadelphia, PA and attended St. Joseph’s University earning a certificate in Industrial Relations. He was a longtime parishioner of St. Rose of Lima Church in Haddon Heights, NJ and... Read more →

Ralph H. Neide, Jr., of Audubon, age 94

On September 11, 2021, of Audubon, NJ. Age 94 years. Ralph is lovingly survived by his wife of 73 years, Emily (nee Abel); his children, Linda Hart (Rich), Howard, Cynthia Jehl (Jack), William, Thomas (Ben); 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Catherine; daughter-in-law, Meg Gottshalk and son-in-law, Guy Dietrich, Sr. He was predeceased by his sons, Ralph H. III, Blair and by his daughter, Catherine Dietrich. Ralph was a U.S. Army World War II veteran and was an employee for Whitman's Chocolates in Philadelphia for 49 years. Funeral and interment will be private... Read more →

CNBNEWS EXCLUSIVE: Is a Marijuana Business Coming to Gloucester City?

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 14, 2021)--Green-Light Dispensary which is an adult-use retail marijuana business is advertising for a director of dispensary operations for their Marijuana Dispensary in Gloucester City, NJ. On Monday Police Chief/City Administrator Brian Morrell and Mayor Patrick Keating were contacted via email and asked for any information they could provide about this business coming to Gloucester City. As of this posting, we are still waiting for their response. One would have hoped the city's mayor and council would have informed the residents about a marijuana business setting up shop in Gloucester... Read more →

Mary B. Young, age 85, of Audubon, NJ

Mary B. Young passed on September 11, 2021. Age 85. Of Audubon. Devoted wife of the late Kenneth Young, Sr. Loving mother of Candy Young, Debbie Bushby (Richard), and Kenneth Young, Jr. (Laura). Beloved grandmom of Rich Bushby, Ryan Bushby, Rory Bushby, Billy Fithian, and Laura Fithian. Great grandmom of Ryder Bushby and Franklin Bushby. Dear Sister of Denny Brady and the late Carol Brady. Mary loved to read and watch the Phillies. She retired from Clover in Westmont. Services are private at the request of the family. Arrangements Gardner Funeral Home, Runnemede, NJ In lieu of flowers donations may... Read more →

Camden County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Offering Free Three Day Training Course

MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ (August 9, 2021)--In the wake of extreme weather events in the United States and elsewhere, many Americans have become increasingly interested in disaster preparedness and response skills. This September, the Camden County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will offer a free, 20-hour (3-day) training curriculum to prepare interested Camden County residents to help protect themselves, their family, and their community during a disaster. The training is comprised of both practical exercises and classroom instruction and will be conducted on Friday, September 10: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Saturday, September 11: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday,... Read more →

Lisa Marie McCarrin, of Audubon, age 50

(nee Joseph) Peacefully on August 29, 2021, of Audubon, NJ. Age 50 years. Beloved wife of 16 years to Barry McCarrin. Loving daughter of Marlene and Terry Howells and William and Jennifer Joseph and daughter-in-law of Daniel and Burlyne McCarrin. She is also lovingly survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Lisa will be greatly missed by Barry and her entire family. Her funeral and interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made in Lisa McCarrin’s memory to MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper c/o The Cooper Foundation, 3 Cooper Plaza,... Read more →

William Carlucci, of Audubon, Owner of Barnacle Bill's Tavern in Westville

William Carlucci or "Bill" to friends and family, of Audubon left us on August 31, 2021. Son of the late Attilio "Teo" and Jean Carlucci, older brother to Danny and Helene Carlucci of Barrington. Loving father of Stacy Carlucci of West Deptford and Melissa Deeck (Jason) of Ellabell, Georgia. Devoted PopPop of Jaci (Mason), Presley, and Hayden. Great-grandfather of Travis Elliott. Uncle and Godfather to Danielle and Donna Carlucci. Great Uncle to Aly. Over the years Bill choose an amazing group of lifelong friends which became his extended family that he cherished greatly. From Somers Point to Fort Lauderdale and... Read more →


+++++++++++ submitted by John Dunkirk..."I have no idea who wrote the poem below but it is right on!" The Land That Made Me ME Long ago and far away, In a land that time forgot, Before the day of Dylan Or the dawn of Camelot There lived a race of innocents And they were you and me. Ike was in the White House In that land where we were born Where navels were for oranges And Peyton Place was porn. We learned to drive in drivers-ed Washed our hair at dawn We spread our crinolines to dry In circles, on... Read more →

I-295 northbound and Route 42 lane closures next week

to work on temporary Browning Road Bridge piers Additional closures over several weeks needed to complete temporary bridge (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today are reminding motorists of lane closures on I-295 northbound and Route 42 next week to continue work on the temporary Browning Road Bridge as part of the Direct Connection project in Bellmawr, Camden County. Monday, August 30 to Thursday, September 2 Daytime Closures From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Monday, August 30, and continuing daily through Thursday, September 2, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close the I-295 northbound Exit... Read more →

Joe Townsend (JT) Long-Time Gloucester City, Brooklawn, Bellmawr Letter Carrier Headed to Greener Pastures

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 27, 2021)--Joe Townsend, aka JT, has finally decided the time has come to end his lustrous career as a Letter Carrier. His last day will be Saturday, August 28. Joe actually started with the post office when they had the Pony Express. Yep, he has been around that long. Ask him he will gladly show you the blisters he got from that saddle, back in the day. On second thought, that is not a pretty sight, it is best you don't. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ The Gloucester City Post Office crew,... Read more →

NJ School Board Association: Regarding Educational Equity and Critical Race Theory

EDITOR'S NOTE: On July 27, 2021 the New Jersey School Board Association released a statement pertaining to Educational Equity and Critical Race Theory. Those remarks appear below. Recently, educational equity and critical race theory (CRT) have attracted attention and caused confusion for some members of the public. Below is information designed to help boards of education understand these complex topics. Critical race theory (CRT) is a framework and/or analytical tool primarily used in higher-level university and graduate courses. Originating in the 1970s, CRT was first used to help law students think critically about the impact of historical and present-day racism... Read more →

I-295 Northbound and Route 42 Lane Closures Next Week

Prep final stage of temporary Browning Road Bridge installation (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced daytime lane closures on I-295 northbound and Route 42 on Monday and Tuesday next week to prepare for the third and final stage of the temporary Browning Road Bridge launch as part of the Direct Connection project in Bellmawr, Camden County. From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., next Monday, August 23 and Tuesday, August 24, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close I-295 northbound Exit 26 and the left lane on Route 42 in both directions. The closures... Read more →

Idaho Falls wins consecutive American Legion World Series titles

Back-to-back: By Richard Walker Aug 18, 2021 Idaho Falls, Idaho Post 56 entered the 2021 American Legion World Series as the event's last champion, from 2019. And the cancellation of the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic meant Idaho Falls head coach Ryan Alexander entered the 2021 season with only one player back from that 2019 title team, and a lot of unknowns. After Wednesday afternoon, Alexander now knows his team will go down in ALWS history after winning its second straight title with a 6-1 win over Honolulu, Haw., at Keeter Stadium at Veterans Field in Shelby, N.C.... Read more →

ALWS Championship 1 p.m. Wednesday: Defending Champions Idaho Will Face Honolulu

SHELBY NC--Defending American Legion World Series champions Idaho Falls, Idaho, will face Honolulu in the 2021 ALWS championship game at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday. The championship game was postponed from Tuesday due to inclement weather. The game will be televised on ESPNU. You can also follow the action on the American Legion World Series app, available for download through the Apple Store and Google Play, and on social media through the American Legion Baseball and ALWS Shelby Twitter feeds. Here’s a look at how the teams made it to the championship game: Idaho Falls, Idaho, Post 56 The 2019 American... Read more →

Fred Beer, of Audubon, 89 Years Old

Fred passed away on August 17, 2021 at home in Audubon, NJ surrounded by his loving family. Age 89 years. Dear son of the late Jean Beer. Beloved husband of 66 years to Evelyn (nee Murray). Loving father of Linda (Glen) Geserick, Gloria (Herb) May, Laura (John) Mooney, Teresa Bargas and Diana (Robert) Giosia. Devoted grandfather of Laura, Glen, Samantha, Stephanie, John, Shayla and Kevin and great grandfather to Ella, Saylor, Delaney and Tatum. Dear brother of Amelia "Mazzi" Jackson and the late Dorothy and Jean. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Fred met the love of... Read more →

ALWS Sunday's Game Between Idaho Falls, ID and Beverly, MA Suspended to Monday

@legionbaseball https://twitter.com/joannemcclellan/status/1427057154205392898 … https://twitter.com/joannemcclellan/status/14270 RELATED: BROOKLAWN CNB SPORTS Read more →

CNB SPORTS: Iowa squad finds its own ‘field of dreams’ in Shelby (GAME 7)

By Richard Walker Aug 14, 2021 Dubuque County, Iowa, has been in the national baseball spotlight the last few days. That could grow even brighter if the Post 137 American Legion Baseball team continues the momentum it gained in Saturday's 10-2 win over defending American Legion World Series champion Idaho Falls, Idaho, Post 56. "We had to win and see what we can do tomorrow and try to get to Monday," Dubuque County coach Ronnie Kramer said after ace right-hander Aaron Savary struck out eight Idaho Falls batters in 6 2-3 innings. Dubuque County had lost 8-4 on Thursday in... Read more →


Standings Stars Stripes Fargo Post 400, ND 0-2 Midland Post 165, MI 1-1 Ridge Post 255, MD 1-1 Dubuque County Post 137, IA 1-1 Tupelo Post 49, MS 2-1 Beverly Post 331, MA 1-1 Honolulu, HI (OS) 2-1 Idaho Falls Post 56, ID SUNDAY – AUGUST 15 Salute to Healthy Living Games online on ESPN3 Game 10 Dubuque County, IA vs. Midland, MI 1:00 p.m. Watch online -- Box Score -- Highlights Game 11 Ridge, MD vs. Fargo, ND 4:00 p.m. Watch online -- Box Score -- Highlights Game 12 Beverly, MA vs. Idaho Falls, ID 7:30 p.m. Watch online... Read more →

ALWS Game 1: Hawaii defeats North Dakota Plus Results of GAMES 2, 3, AND 4

By Richard Walker Aug 12, 2021 The starting time of Thurday's American Legion World Series opener was 4 a.m., local time for Honolulu, Haw. But Honolulu coach Oly Gante didn't think the early starting time was the reason his unbeaten team started slow before it beat Fargo (N.D.) Post 400, 7-1 at Keeter Stadium at Veterans Field. "I believe we were nervous for some reason," Gante said. "But they did a good job and came around and won the game." Honolulu (32-0) manufactured two runs in the second inning, then got its first hit of the game two batters into... Read more →

Melanie E. Houser former Haddon Heights Councilwoman and Band Auxiliary Mom for HH Marching Band

Melanie E. Houser (nee Enders), on August 11, 2021, of Audubon Park; formerly of Haddon Heights. Age 61. Beloved wife of Robin Houser for 39 years. Devoted mother of Jason Houser (Jennifer) and Melissa Kuhlen (John). Loving Memaw of Joshua, Samantha, Jake, and Savannah. Cherished daughter of Ellie (nee Stinger) and the late Robert Enders. Dear sister of Cathy Rasicci (Skeet), Robert Enders, and Andrew Enders and sister-in-law of Stephen Gable and the late Karen. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Melanie was a former Councilwoman for Haddon Heights and was a Band Auxiliary Mom for Haddon Heights... Read more →

American Legion World Series TV Schedule

All 15 games of the 2021 American Legion World Series will be available for viewing via ESPN broadcast or streaming services. The 12 pool play games will be streamed on ESPN3 while the semifinals and championship game will be broadcast on ESPNU. The ALWS schedule: Thursday, Aug. 12 10 a.m.: Fargo (N.D.) Post 400 vs. Honolulu, Haw., ESPN3 1 p.m.: Dubuque County, Iowa vs. Beverly (Mass.) Post 331, ESPN3 4 p.m.: Midland (Mich.) Berryhill Post 165 vs. Idaho Falls (Idaho) Post 56, ESPN3 7:30 p.m.: Tupelo (Miss.) 49ers vs. Ridge (Md.) St. Mary’s Post 255, ESPN3 Friday, Aug. 13 4... Read more →

The 2021 ALWS Has Begun, Here Are The 8 Teams

By Richard Walker Idaho Falls, Idaho, Post 56 knows it will be the hunted in the 2021 American Legion World Series (ALWS) since it is the defending ALWS champion. But Post 56 Bandits coach Ryan Alexander figures few even remember much about the 2019 title. He thinks that includes his own players and the other seven teams in the 2021 ALWS field. “You know what, I think most of these teams don't know who we are or who won it in '19," said Alexander, whose team became the first Idaho ALWS champion in 2019 when it defeated Fargo, N.D., Post... Read more →

Richard A. Christaldi, of Bellmawr, Enjoyed Playing Texas Hold'em

Bellmawr - passed away on August 8, 2021, at the age of 86. Beloved husband of the late Alice. Devoted father of Richard J. Christaldi (Angel), Stephen Christaldi (Jeanne) and the late Linda Faiella. Loving grandfather of Stephen, Danielle, Richard III, Nicholas, Michael, Dominic, Gina and Gabrielle. He is also survived by 6 great grandchildren, 4 brothers, 1 sister, nieces and nephews. Richard enjoyed playing Texas Hold'em at the Atlantic City casinos and playing Pinochle with his family. He also enjoyed watching sports on TV, and was a big fan of the Philly sports teams. Richard received the most enjoyment... Read more →

Brooklawn Legion Post 72 Top Shelby Winner With 16-7 Record

Players and fans stand at attention during the national anthem during the championship game of the 2019 American Legion World Series between Idaho Falls, Idaho, Post 56 and Fargo, N.D., Post 2 on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion. The American Legion World Series (ALWS) returns to Shelby, N.C., for the 10th straight season and 11th year overall. And the storylines are plentiful based on recent ALWS history in Shelby, and all-time ALWS history. Here are seven of them: 1. Is a repeat winner a possibility? Defending... Read more →

Danielle L. Rossi, age 33, of Audubon

Danielle L. Rossi, on August 4, 2021, of Audubon. Age 33. Cherished daughter of Marianne (nee McFadden) and the late Aldo Rossi. Loving mother of Michael David Horn and Gia Marie Rossi. Dear sister of Nicole Spadea Hickey (the late David Hickey), Melanie Zeisloft (Ronald), and Chris Rossi. Also survived by nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles. There will be a visitation 11am to 1pm Thursday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Service 1pm. Interment New St. Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr. Read more →

Camden County Happenings!

Medal Presentation Ceremony on August 11th Honoring Our Community Veterans for Their Service and Sacrifice Please join us on August 11th as The Camden County Board of County Commissioners and its partners honor our local heroes aboard the Battleship New Jersey. During the ceremony, the following 22 veterans will be recognized for their service: Sp5 David M. Berg, Army, Cherry Hill Cpl. Otis J. Booker, USMC, Pine Hill GMG3 Francis M. Boyle, Jr., Navy, Glendora QM3 Jerome P. Brophy, Navy, Gloucester City Sp Justin Buonocore, Army, Collingswood OSSN Steven J. Deluca, Navy, Gibbsboro OS3 Daniel M. Diaz, Navy, Camden HT3... Read more →

Do you know someone thinking about suicide? Five Action Steps For Communicating

En Español The five action steps for communicating with someone who may be suicidal are supported by evidence in the field of suicide prevention. Ask How – Asking the question “Are you thinking about suicide?” communicates that you’re open to speaking about suicide in a non-judgmental and supportive way. Asking in this direct, unbiased manner, can open the door for effective dialogue about their emotional pain and can allow everyone involved to see what next steps need to be taken. Other questions you can ask include, “How do you hurt?” and “How can I help?” Do not ever promise to... Read more →

Camden County Commissioners Board Approves Funds for Enhancing Recreation Facilities

(Cherry Hill, NJ) – The Camden County Commissioner Board has approved the recommendations of the Open Space, Recreation, Farmland and Historical Preservation Trust Fund Advisory Committee to award $650,000 to 26 recreation facility enhancement projects throughout the county. “Across the county these funds will be utilized to upgrade, improve, or renovate recreational facilities for our residents and the families that call Camden County home,” said Commissioner Jeff Nash, liaison to the county Division Environmental Affairs. “From ball fields to park trails, this program ensures that we have access to safe outdoor and green spaces in each of our municipalities. These... Read more →

I-295 northbound lane closure tomorrow to begin installation of temporary Browning Road Bridge

Alternating traffic necessary on Browning Road during bridge installation (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a lane closure on I-295 northbound and alternating traffic on Browning Road tomorrow, Friday, July 30 to begin installation of the temporary Browning Road Bridge as part of the Direct Connection project in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 6 a.m. Friday, July 30 until 2 p.m., NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc. is scheduled to close the westbound lane on Browning Road between Ivy Ridge Road and Victory Drive with alternating traffic using the eastbound lane. The closure is necessary to... Read more →

Al DiGiacomo, 93, of Audubon/Camden City

Albert A. DiGiacomo, on July 25, 2021, of Audubon, formerly of Camden. Age 93. Beloved husband of the late Mary. Devoted father of Albert (Mariann), Linda Koehl (Wayne), Carol Souder (Bob), Joann (Amy Nase), Frank (Kathleen Citera) and Michael (Julie) DiGiacomo and the late Donna Catrambone. Loving grandfather of 16 and great-grandfather of 12. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Albert enjoyed dancing at the Single Parents Club and Brooklawn dances. He loved doing puzzles, going to the beach and most of all, spending time with his family. There will be a visitation from 9:45am to 10:45am on Friday... Read more →

Edward Szalabofka, Jr. of Audubon Park & Atco, age 52

Edward Szalabofka, Jr., on July 21, 2021, of Audubon Park, formerly of Atco. Age 52. Loving son of Carol Ann and the late Edward. Devoted father of Domenic and Anthony. Father figure of Kyle and Karly. Loving partner of Kim Wright and former husband of Susie (nee Dingler) for 24 years. Dear brother of ChrisAnn Query (Robert). Also survived by his niece Maria Myers and great-niece Brynn Elizabeth Kelly. Edward was an avid outdoorsman and loved fishing and hunting. He loved spending time with Kim and family. He enjoyed listening to music, especially watching Domenic play live. There will be... Read more →

NJ Dept of Transportation: Route 42 lane and ramp closures Thursday night

Signed detours will be in place overnight (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced lane and ramp closures on Route 42 on Thursday night as the Missing Moves project between I-295 and Route 42 advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tomorrow, Thursday, July 22, until 6 a.m. Friday, July 23, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close two lanes on Route 42 southbound from just before the I-295 overpass (mile post 14.2) through the NJ Turnpike overpass (mile post 13.5). The left lane on Route 42 northbound also will be closed... Read more →

W. Craig Knaup, 69, of Sea Isle; past President of Collingswood School Board, Coach, Audubon HS Alum

Suddenly on July 15, 2021, of Sea Isle City, NJ, formerly of Collingswood, NJ. Age 69 years. Beloved husband of 30 years to Donna R. Knaup (nee Schlereth). Dear father of Jillian (Scott) Hillman and Ryan Knaup. Devoted Poppy of Mason, Kamrynn and William. Loving brother of his twin sister, Karen (Roy) Cadwallader. Special uncle of Leslie and Kristin. Craig will also be missed dearly by brother-in-laws, sister-in-laws, nephews, nieces, a multitude of friends and the entire Schlereth family. Craig grew up in Audubon and graduated from Audubon High School in 1970. He received his bachelors and masters degrees from... Read more →

CNBNews Sports: A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN (video)

By Henry Howard JUN 17, 2021 On a steamy summer night on a dirt and grass field, an American Legion-sponsored team concludes its warmups after the player introductions, national anthem and other pre-game festivities. The pitcher squeezes the resin bag, tosses it aside, receives the sign from the catcher and winds up. The scene will continue throughout the summer. Pitch after pitch. Inning after inning. Game after game. What’s notable about these players, these teams and this league is they are all part of the quickly growing American Legion Lady Fastpitch Softball League in the Department of North Carolina. State... Read more →

31 Sex Offenders Arrested;Some from Bellmawr, Blackwood, Cherry Hill, Pennsauken, Paulsboro

TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced arrests of 31 individuals who are charged with sexually exploiting children online. The 31 men were arrested in “Operation 24/7,” a collaborative operation launched to address the continued spike in reports of potential threats to children from online predators during the COVID pandemic. Two men are charged with sexually assaulting or attempting to sexually assault children, and two other men are charged with manufacturing or attempting to manufacture child sexual abuse materials by extorting or soliciting sexually explicit images of children they encountered via gaming or social media apps. The remaining... Read more →