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Camden County Board of Elections Announces Vote by Mail Drop Box Locations

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The State of New Jersey has provided vote-by-mail (VBM) drop boxes for each county in advance of the state’s primary election on July 7. Camden County will have five VBM drop box locations that will be available 24 hours each day effective immediately and continuing through the close of polls on election day. Each location is well-lit and monitored by video surveillance cameras. Camden County’s VBM drop boxes can be found at the following locations: Audubon Municipal Building 606 West Nicholson Road Chesilhurst Municipal Building 201 Grant Ave., Waterford Works Camden Administration Building 600 Market Street (Former... Read more →

EPA Water Treatment Facility Coming to Gloucester City; Cost $7.8 Million

EPA Water Treatment Facility to clean radiologically impacted soil will be built in North Gloucester City on the old Gloucester Terminal employees parking lot, King Street between Essex and Warren Streets. The estimated completion day is late 2021; the cost is $7.8 million. (CNBNews photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY—As part of the continual cleanup of the Welsbach Facility, formerly located at King and Essex Streets, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has filed a permit equivalency application to divert water from 16 excavations utilizing sumps and trenches with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Agency (DEP).... Read more →

Camden County 2020 Drive Thru Flu Shot Schedule

(Gloucester Township) – As the region continues to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, limiting the spread of seasonal influenza will be critical to protecting public health in Camden County this fall. To help keep residents safe and healthy this flu season, the Freeholder Board is announcing the 2020 Seasonal Flu Shot Schedule, beginning on Friday, Oct. 2. In order to accommodate social distancing recommendations, this year’s flu shot program will be conducted via a series of drive-thru events at locations throughout the county. “It is always important for our residents to protect themselves and their families by getting vaccinated, but with our... Read more →

Kevin Bealor, of Audubon, age 64

Audubon - On September 13, 2020, Kevin F. Bealor, 64, passed away surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of the late Mary Ellen Bealor (d. 2015), loving father of Jason (Francesca) Eagan and Justin Bealor. Survived by his brother Buddy (late, Edna d. 2020) Bealor; sisters, Sharon (Bill) Bealor-Jakowiczuk, Maria Bealor and many nieces and nephews. Grandfather of Veda, Xavier and Oliver Eagan. Relatives and friends are invited to his Funeral Mass on Friday, September 18th, 11:00 AM at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 4th Avenue and Kings Highway, Haddon Heights where his family will receive friends beginning at 10:30... Read more →

Gloucester City Resident Charged with Throwing Stones at Audubon House

AUDUBON, NJ (September 15, 2020)--A Gloucester City resident was charged with causing more than $10,000 in damage to a house in Audubon recently by throwing landscaping stones at the residence. The suspect, Nicholas Hionas, 38, of Gloucester City appeared in Camden County Superior Court last Thursday, according to the Courier Post. The judge ordered Hionas, 38, to remain in custody in connection with an incident that terrorized two women in the home. The women took refuge in a garage while Hionas allegedly bombarded a West Graisbury Avenue home during the Sept. 1 incident, Assistant Camden County Gina Imperato said at a... Read more →

Some Pharmarcies in Camden County Offering Free Narcan Medicine without a Prescription

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez announced that the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone (commonly called Narcan) will be available for free to residents at participating pharmacies throughout Camden County from September 24 through 26 as part of a statewide effort to combat the opioid crisis. “Camden County residents can anonymously obtain two doses of naloxone at no cost to them, without an appointment or a prescription,” said Rodriguez, liaison to the Camden County Department of Health and Huma Services. “As we battle this epidemic, the ability to quickly administer naloxone is the difference between life and death for an... Read more →

Trump Boat Parade on the Delaware River Saturday, September 12, Also a 9/11 Remembrance

Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 2:30 PM RiverWinds Community Center Public · Hosted by Mike Finger THIS IS THE SECOND BOAT PARADE FOR NJ/PA BOATERS! COME OUT AND SHOW SOME SUPPORT. IF YOU MISSED THE FIRST ONE. IT WAS AMAZING! I can’t thank everyone enough from the last parade. The turnout was incredible! We can make it bigger then the last one! September 12th, @230pm THE ROUTE: We will meet at the Walt Whitman bridge by Gloucester City marina. then we will have a parade south to RIVER WINDS COVE! Feel free to join in at any point!! I shortened this... Read more →

$359K from the DHS for SJ Fire Departments.

CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced $358,842 in federal grant funding from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for local fire departments. “Our first responders are more vital to us now than ever before, and this federal funding will help protect those who are keeping us safe through the pandemic,” said Congressman Norcross. “We must do all we can to ensure our firefighters are as safe and well-equipped as possible to respond to fires, battle natural disasters and save lives. These resources will allow our local fire departments to better their programs and equipment, so that... Read more →

Daniel J. Hogan, of Audubon, Member of Philadelphia Plumbers Union Local 390

AUDUBON, NJ--Daniel Jude Hogan died suddenly on September 1, 2020, of Audubon, NJ. He was 39. Dan Hogan was a proud member of the Philadelphia Plumbers Union Local 690 since 2002. He worked on and completed many large-scale construction projects in Philadelphia including the Comcast Technology Center, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dan was a passionate sports fan, with a big devotion for all of the local Philadelphia teams. He took particular enjoyment in watching the 76ers and the NBA. Dan developed talents in computer design and audiovisual technologies and used these self-taught skills to... Read more →

William J. Corvino of Audubon

On September 4, 2020, of Audubon, NJ. Age 88 years. Predeceased by his parents, Nicholas and Mary Corvino. Beloved husband of 58 years to the late Helene "Fran" Corvino (nee Gallagher). Dear father of Kathleen (David) Jakubowski, Diane Greene, Karen Corvino and William F. (Cami) Corvino. Loving grandfather of 16 grandchildren: Brian (Lindsey), Julie (Ragon), Sean, Joseph (Rachel), Meghan (Thomas), Melissa (Matt), Joshua, Shannon (Isaiah), Jeremy, Justin, Carly, Valerie, Deanna, Evan, Ella and Helene and 10 great grandchildren. He is also lovingly survived by 3 brothers, John, Fran and Ronald Corvino and many nieces and nephews. Bill grew up and was... Read more →

Albert D. Stafford of Audubon

On September 2, 2020, of Audubon, NJ. Age 79 years. Beloved husband of the late Sandra (nee Potts). Loving father of Donna Ducati (Joseph), Shelley Downing (Tim) and Christopher (Dawn) Stafford. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Funeral service and interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made in Albert's memory to Samaritan Hospice, P.O. Box 71425, Philadelphia, PA 19176-1425. Arrangements by the FOSTER-WARNE FUNERAL HOME, Audubon and Collingswood, NJ. Read more →

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James M. Lewis, of Hamilton, formerly of Audubon, Navy Veteran

James M. Lewis, on September 2, 2020, of Hamilton, formerly of Audubon. Age 72. Beloved husband of 48 years to Donna (nee Crudo). Devoted brother of Geri Heilig (Wells). Loving uncle of Michael Heilig (Carol) and Stephen Heilig. Dear great uncle of Kristin, Darien, Colton and Brogan. Jim proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Era. He was an instructor for the NRA. Jim was an avid motorcyclist, pilot, photographer, landscape artist, dog lover and talented woodworker. There will be a Memorial Mass 12noon Saturday, September 12, 2020, at Holy Child Parish, St. Teresa RC Church, 13 E. Evesham... Read more →

Louise M. Larson (nee Marrone) of National Park, formerly of Audubon

Louise M. Larson (nee Marrone), on August 30, 2020, of National Park, formerly of Audubon, NJ and White Bear Lake, MN. Age 66. Beloved wife of Jeffrey. Devoted stepmother of LaDonna Conway, Jeffrey Larson, Jr. and Elizabeth Larson. Loving sister of Robert Marrone (Trisha). Dear grandmother of seven and great grandmother of two. Aunt of Robert Marrone, Jr. (Sage), Daniel, Christopher and Alex Marrone and great aunt of Luna and Isabella. Niece of Dennis and Sandy Marrone and cousin of Brady Marrone (Lori). Daughter of the late Samuel and Mary Marrone. There will be a viewing from 2 to 3pm Friday... Read more →

*Camden County Prosecutor's Office Hosts Diaper Drive to Help Combat Child Abuse

The Gloucester Township Police Department is proud to assist the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office, along with several other Police Departments within Camden County, with their Diaper Drive! You can help by donating diapers (preferred sizes are 4, 5, 6, and pull-ups) and baby wipes now through Sunday, September 27, 2020. Please drop off all donations to Gloucester Township Police Department’s Watch Desk at 1261 Chews Landing Road, Blackwood NJ 08021. We will have a donation box inside the watch desk lobby, allowing for a quick, contact-free drop-off. Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer: “When I first came to the Office,... Read more →

Former GAF Property in Gloucester City For Sale

The gate to the property is broken and laying on the ground. There are no Keep Off or No Trespassing signs visible. William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (Sept. 1, 2020)-The former GAF property at Water and Charles Street is up for sale. The asking price for 10.5 acres at 707 Water Street is $2.8 Million. In 1996 a group of private investors named Gloucester Pointe purchased the GAF ground along with the adjoining Vanguard property for $450,000. The ground is overgrown with weeds. CNBNEWS POINT OF VIEW: What Happened to Gloucester City's Vista? Records from 2015 show... Read more →

Substitute Teacher's Aides for Gloucester City Public School District

County: Camden Posted Date: 8/25/2020 Expiration Date: 9/24/2020 Description Looking for a permanent substitute position? Well we are currently hiring talented Substitute Teacher's Aides that are needed on a long-term basis. Kelly Education is now hiring substitute Teacher's Aides for the Gloucester Public School District for the 2020-2021 school year! Substituting is a great way to boost your resume, gain valuable teaching experience, and help you start building your educational network. Whether you are looking for a building sub role, a long-term position, or a flexible schedule, we can be your backup plan for the 2020-2021 school year! The district needs... Read more →

Early Morning Explosion Blows Out Door at GCity Crossfit Gym in Gloucester City

An explosion of unknown origin took out the front door of the GCity Crossfit Gym, 512 S. Broadway early Wednesday morning (Gloucestercitynews.net photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--Authorities are investigating an explosion in Gloucester City that happened in the early morning hours of Wednesday, August 26 around 4 AM. The blast at the GCity Crossfit Gym, 512-514 S. Broadway knocked out the front door of the property. The large glass windows on either side of the door were not damaged by the blast. A tree in front of the building was cut down. It is not known... Read more →

NJ and PA inTop 10 for the Worst Roads in U.S.

One of many potholes on Rt. 551 aka Broadway (Gloucestercitynews.net photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (Gloucester City, NJ)(August 21, 2020)--How many times have you driven on the roadways in South Jersey and hit one pothole after the other? One of the worst streets in this area is Route 551, also known as Broadway. It begins in Camden and meanders through Gloucester City, Brooklawn, Westville, and beyond. Every few yards there is another bump. Despite numerous promises by local, county, state and federal politicians Route 551 aka Broadway remains in dreadful condition. One of many potholes on Rt. 551 aka... Read more →

The American Legion Legacy Run at 15

The American Legion Aug 20, 2020 The American Legion Legacy Run turns 15 this week. Since its inception in 2006, riders from The American Legion Family have rumbled nearly 20,000 miles on motorcycles and three-wheelers, raised over $11 million and have assisted more than 400 children of U.S. military personnel who lost their lives or became 50 percent or more disabled since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The Legacy Run has also served as a big, colorful, high-speed expression of The American Legion’s values – human connections with the surviving families of post-9/11 heroes, patriotism, remembrances at significant memorial... Read more →

Megan O'Shea of Audubon Honored as Philadelphia Business Journal 2020 CFO Rising Star

PHILADELPHIA (July 30, 2020) – The Mann Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce that Chief Financial Officer Megan O’Shea of Audubon, N.J., was honored as a 2020 Rising Star for the Philadelphia Business Journal’s CFO of the Year Awards. This year’s award ceremony took place virtually on July 30, where O’Shea was recognized along with the program’s other honorees. I am beyond thrilled to be chosen as an honoree for the Philadelphia Business Journal’s CFO of the Year Awards,” said O’Shea. “My work at the Mann has meant so much to me over the past five years. We... Read more →

Lillian K. Small, Outstanding Audubon HS Athlete; Girls Softball Commissioner, Softball Player, Sunday School Teacher

Lillian K. Small (nee Kohout), on August 8, 2020 of Runnemede. Age 85. Beloved daughter of the late Francis and Lillian (nee Covely) Kohout. Devoted mother of John (Michele), Tom (Erin), LeeAnne (Patrick) and Lauren (Jeff). Loving grandmother of Brett, Brielle, Logan, Brad, Marisa, Brady, Zach, Ryan and Dylan. Cherished great grandmother of Landon and Luca. Survived by many wonderful lifelong friends, especially the Audubon lunch Crew. Lillian's greatest achievement in life was raising her 4 children and watching her grandchildren excel in life. She was most passionate about sports, whether it was her children, grandchildren, or any sporting event. Lillian... Read more →

*GloucesterCityCountsToo Census 2020

Any questions Contact Ashley Hagan atrusdell@cityofgloucester.org Official website for the City of Gloucester Click here for Census website (U.S. Census Bureau)--Census workers have completed 96% of the 2020 Census “Update Leave” operation- where 2020 Census invitations and paper questionnaires are delivered to households in certain — often rural — areas across the country. In these areas, most households generally do not receive mail at their homes, so census workers drop off census materials in person. When the operation is complete, nearly every household nationwide will have received an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census either in the mail or from... Read more →

Upscale River Pointe Luxury Apartments Now Leasing; Estimated $17.4 Million Spent to Build/Renovate Complex

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 26, 2020)(Gloucestercitynews.net)---Cyzner Properties the owner of the River Pointe Apartment complex, (a.ka.a. Chatham Square, Meadowbrook Mews) 58 Crescent Blvd., and Klemm Avenue, Gloucester City is accepting applications for one or two-bedroom unit. The monthly rental price begins at $1,400. Gloucestercitynews.net files RELATED: Details of Gloucester City's Sale of Chatham Square Cyzner purchased the property from the City of Gloucester in 2018 for $1.5 million. Formerly known as The Chatham Square Apartments, and Meadowbrook Mews, the city purchased the 100 apartments in 2008 for $4.3 million. Over the next 10 years, an... Read more →

Starting 9PM Route 42 Northbound Lane Closure

.....as Bridges over Timber Creek project advances Closures necessary for traffic shift onto new northbound bridge (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced overnight lane closures to shift Route 42 northbound traffic onto the newly built bridge as the Bridges over Timber Creek and Lower Landing Road project advances between Gloucester, Camden County and Deptford, Gloucester County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Friday, July 24, NJDOT’s contractor, Richard E. Pierson Construction Company, is scheduled to close the left and center lanes on Route 42 northbound in the vicinity of the Bridges over Timber Creek. One lane of... Read more →

72-Year-Old Man Charged with Stabbing his Wife at Audubon Park on Sunday

Camden, N.J. – A Cherry Hill man is facing numerous charges after he reportedly attacked his ex-wife with a sharp object in Audubon Park on July 19, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Haddon Township Police Chief Mark Cavallo. Gloucestercitynews.net files Philip Puche, 72, of Cherry Hill, has been charged with the following: One count of first-degree Attempted Murder One count of first-degree Armed Robbery One count of second-degree Burglary One count of second-degree Aggravated Assault One count of third-degree Aggravated Assault on a Domestic Violence Victim One count of third-degree Possession of a Weapon for an... Read more →

The murder of Army Spc. Vanessa Guillén; 'Enough is enough'

The American Legion The murder of Army Spc. Vanessa Guillén, and the alleged events leading up to it, sparked a national movement of sexual trauma survivors to share their stories publicly, including via social media platforms using the hashtag #IAmVanessaGuillén. U.S. Army veteran and Legionnaire Jay Gonzales didn’t use social media to share her story. But she nevertheless has made it public. And it’s a story of being fed up with what she says is a problem that has gone on for decades. Gonzales – vice commander of American Legion Post 213 in Buda, Texas, and the post’s American Legion Riders... Read more →

Why Would A Person Destroy Their Community?

Blocks of stores were destroyed by the rioters (image courtesy of The Star Ledger) SEE VIDEO BELOW William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (Gloucestercitynews.net)This week is the 53rd Anniversary of the Newark riots, also known by those who were there as the "Battle of Newark". The six-day conflict broke out on July 12, 1967, and ended on July 18, 1967. Soldiers from South Jersey who belonged to the 50th Armored Division,1st Battalion, 114th Infantry Regiment (aka "The Jersey Blues") were called early in the morning on July 12 to report to their respective armories either in Woodbury, or Pitman. When we... Read more →

Robert S. Chew Sr. of Audubon, formerly of Gloucester City, Past Member of Sportsmen AC Club

AUDUBON, NJ--Robert S. Chew Sr. age 75 years of Audubon died Tuesday June 30, 2020 in his home. Mr. Chew was born in Camden, raised in Gloucester City and lived in Gibbstown and West Deptford for many years. He was a past member of the Sportsmen’s A.C. Club in Gloucester City. Mr. Chew enjoyed attending his children’s sporting events while they were growing up and he was an avid “Gray Raider” at Paulsboro football games. He is survived by his children, Robin Chew-Fisher of Audubon, Robert Jr. and Lisa Chew of Gibbstown and Kevin Chew of Gloucester City; 10 grandchildren; 7... Read more →

The Camden County LNIK Trail

(Cherry Hill, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Environmental Affairs, in cooperation with the Boroughs of Audubon, Haddon Heights, Hi-Nella and Somerdale, as well as Winslow Township, will begin hosting a series of virtual public meetings this month to present the preliminary designs for three segments of the County’s proposed 33 mile off-road, multi-use, cross county trail. The Camden County LNIK Trail, traveling through 17 Camden County municipalities from the Ben Franklin Bridge to Winslow Township, was formerly known as the Cross Camden County Trail. The project is the result of a County-wide trail network plan completed in 2015 and... Read more →

Toxic Fumes from The Asphalt Tank Explosion Spread Throughout Gloucester City

DEP Needs to Hold Those Responsible Accountable GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ -- An asphalt tank exploded and burst into flames early this morning in the 200 block of Water Street in Gloucester City. The asphalt tank, owned and operated by Blueknight Energy Partners, caught fire and exploded around 12:49am. The tank is used for asphalt emulsion, and was in use when the incident occurred. “The explosion of the asphalt tank is a terrifying example of what can happen to dangerous and polluting facilities in our communities. Even after it exploded, the asphalt tank was on fire for at least 3 hours, putting... Read more →

UPDATE/SERVICE RESTORED/Comcast Outage in Gloucester City

UPDATE: service was restored in the 08030 area around 10:30 AM GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (June 29) --Comcast service in the Riverview Heights section of the city went out around 8:30 am. According to their website certain sections of the city have been having issues since 08:20 AM EST. Other communities in South Jersey are also affected by the outage. The map below is from Comcast. Are you having a problem. Leave a message in the Comcast comments section! Read more →

Coach Bag Raffle July 1, Proceeds Benefit Camden County Police, Fire, EMS Killed in the Line of Duty

All of us at Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund hope you and your families are doing well. We were very disappointed to have to cancel our Spring Bingo this year, but we decided to try and do something fun to make use of the beautiful Coach bags sitting in the office that were previously purchased for the May 8th Bingo. Hopefully our November 13th Bingo will be able to be held….. In the meantime, you can purchase raffle tickets to win 6 very pretty summer bags! RELATED: CNB Crime Blue Line CNBNews Tips and Snippets CNBNews Point of View BREAKING NEWS... Read more →

Police Charge Man Involved in Scuffle with Wawa Employee with Shoplifting, Assault,Violating Gov. Orders

updated below sixth paragraph June 26, 2020 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ (June 24, 2020)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Carmen Vasaturo, the suspect who was thrown out of the Mount Ephraim Wawa on June 15, at 5pm for not wearing a mask has been charged with shoplifting, assault, and violating the governor’s orders according to the documents received from the Mount Ephraim Wawa Notice: Please wear a face mask or covering before entering. The notice appears on the entrance doors of Wawa stores throughout the area CNBNews photo (click to enlarge) Police via an Open Public Records Act request. Officer Jeffrey Kind... Read more →

Anthony Galiano Sr., 72, of Audubon

Anthony Galiano, Sr., on June 18, 2020, of Audubon, formerly of Camden. Age 72. Beloved husband of Yvonne (nee Mastroddi). Devoted father of Denise Galiano and Anthony Galiano, Jr. Loving grandfather of Justin (Courtney), Brandon (Rachel), Morgan, Isabella and Alyssa and great grandfather of Mackenzie and Kyleigh. Dear brother of Jeannette Fisher, Elizabeth Ingle and the late Joseph Galiano, Sr., Peggy DeValerio, Philomena Burke and Peter Galiano. Son of the late Josephine Fizur and stepson of Kenneth Zeoli. Brother-in-law of Edward, Gary and Anthony Mastroddi. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mr. Galiano served in the National Guard. He worked... Read more →

Video: Candace Owens Speaks Out About the George Floyd and Racial Disparity in the USA

Candace Owens gives her opinion on George Floyd and racial disparity in the USA. GoFundMe has suspended a fundraiser established by the conservative activist for a café co-owner who called the late George Floyd a “thug,” saying her campaign violated its policies on “intolerance of any kind.” Owens had raised more than $200,000 for the Parkside Café in Birmingham, Ala., after co-owner Michael Dykes sparked backlash by insulting Floyd and calling the people protesting his death “idiots” in a text message to co-owner Robert Bagwell. RELATED: What Has Happened To Our Beloved America? Black Lives Matter Event Peaceful, No Issues Spencer... Read more →

Black Lives Matters Protest in Gloucester City

UPDATED/CORRECTED CORRECTION: Tajee Almon (TJ) IS A RESIDENT of Gloucester City and a graduate of Gloucester High. Our information that he was from Sicklerville came from one of his social media pages. TJ said Vanessa Lamb was the organizer of the event and that he was just a helper. William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Gloucester City, NJ (June 5, 2020)--A "Black Lives Matters Protest" will be held in Gloucester City on Sunday starting at Proprietors Park and marching north down King Street to Monmouth Street, east on Monmouth Street to the Library Parking This flyer about the event is circulating... Read more →

CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Bellmawr resident Antonia McCullen-Richardson receives Becker College's Service Award WORCESTER/LEICESTER, MA (05/29/2020)-- Becker College is proud to announce that Antonia McCullen-Richardson, of Bellmawr, NJ, received the Service Award at a virtual Academic Awards ceremony. McCullen-Richardson graduated from Becker College in May with a Bachelor of Science degree in Veterinary Science, Clinical and Lab Animal Medicine. The Service Award is presented to a student who demonstrates the core values of global citizenship in serving the needs of others, near and afar, for the common good, in the name of Becker College. To watch a video from the Acadmic Awards ceremony, go to... Read more →

PANDEMIC Doesn't Stop American Legion from Observing Memorial Day (VIDEO)

THE AMERICAN LEGION American Legion Post 302 in Oconto Falls, Wis., was instrumental in the creation of the Oconto Falls Veterans Monument, which was dedicated last fall. And on May 25, that same memorial – which bears the names of 450 veterans and their years of service – served as the backdrop for the post’s Memorial Day observation made necessary because of the coronavirus. Oconto Falls, Wis.--Members of Post 302 stood socially distanced in front of the memorial and saluted as vehicle after vehicle, many adorned with U.S. flags and other patriotic decorations, passed by. It was a chance for the... Read more →

Patrick J. Gaffney, of Lancaster, Pastor of The Lord's Home Church in Audubon

Suddenly, On May 24, 2020. Age 69. Of Lancaster, PA. Formerly of Barrington, NJ Loving husband of 34 years to Amanda Gaffney (nee Espenlaub). Devoted father of Michele, Amanda, Patricia, Thomas, Christy, Robyn, Robert and Jennyfer Hope. Beloved grandfather and great-grandfather. Dear Brother of Joseph and Kathleen. Patrick J. Gaffney Patrick was born and raised in Camden City. He graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Camden. Patrick was inspired to help men and women and was called to be a Christian Pastor. In 2006, he started The Lord’s Home Church in Audubon. This was a ministry that he was called... Read more →

Atilis Gym Owner Calls Murphy A Slime Ball; Releases Video Statement on Legal Case Status

BELLMAWR, NJ (May 23, 2020)--Ian Smith, co-owner of The Atilis Gym, Ian Smith Bellmawr released a video statement (see below) regarding their legal battle with the State of New Jersey. During the video Smith calls Murphy a "slime ball". Yesterday, Friday, the state of New Jersey filed documents to shut the gym down. A judge granted the request. The attorney for the gym owners will be filing a federal case against Gov. Murphy on Tuesday, May 26 claiming they have been robbed of due process and violated their constitutional rights. Courts are closed on Monday because of the holiday. “We should,... Read more →

CNBNews April & May Cheers and Jeers

"No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow." ~MAYA ANGELOU JEER--Did you see the massive graffiti (right-hand top of photo)on the ramp on the 295 Missing Moves project in Bellmawr? Those responsible have added to the cost of the $180 million projects since their scribble will have to be removed. A Hiss! Boo! to whoever is supposed to be keeping the vandals away from that area. No doubt the police are spending their time with the "professional" protestors at the Browning Road gym, a mile away. Here’s hoping removing... Read more →

Searching for a ‘New Normal’ in New Jersey’s Public Schools

MAY 20,2020 The selectively lethal coronavirus spread through New Jersey at a pace that would make a wildfire seem like a wisp of smoke. On Wednesday, March 4, New Jersey had its first diagnosed case. On Tuesday, March 10, New Jersey reported its first coronavirus death. By the time Gov. Phil Murphy signed his historic Executive Order 104, which closed all New Jersey schools on March 18, there were 178 New Jersey cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. On May 18, only two months later, New Jersey officials are reporting 148,039 coronavirus cases and 10,435 deaths– the second-highest... Read more →

Video: Bellmawr Police Arrest Atilis Gym Customer

Philadelphia Inquirer Youtube video (Gloucestercitynews.net)--BELLMAWR NJ (May 20, 2020)--Police arrested an Atilis Gym patron on Tuesday, May 19 and, charged him with violating Gov. Man arrested for violating stay at home order and refusing to give his name Murphy's stay at home order and police obstruction, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. He allegedly refused to give his name and personal information to the arresting officers. On Monday morning a crowd of 200 plus people rallied outside of the gym to support the owners, Ian Smith and, Frank Trumbetti. Obviously concerned about a large scale confrontation breaking out police told the crowd... Read more →