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CNB Travel Alert: Browning Road Bridge lane closures Sunday to shift traffic onto temporary bridge

New pedestrian detour to use sidewalk on north side of temporary bridge (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced lane closures with alternating traffic on Browning Road beginning on Sunday, October 17 in order to shift traffic onto the temporary Browning Road Bridge as part of the Direct Connect project in Bellmawr, Camden County. NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close one lane on Browning Road on Sunday, October 17 at 4 p.m. with alternating traffic. There also will be temporary stoppages of traffic on Browning Road overnight. The closures are necessary to complete... Read more →


AUDUBON OKTOBERFEST SAT. OCTOBER 16

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 →


Not-For-Profit-Organizations in Camden County Eligible for COVID Community Recovery Grant Program

Take notice that the County of Camden, New Jersey (“County”) will receive grant proposals from eligible not-for-profit organizations (“organizations”) by November 30th, 2021 at 5:00pm under its COVID-19 Community Recovery Grant Program (“Program”). The County will award grants under the Program on a discretionary basis not-to-exceed $500,000.00 per organization. Organizations must meet all Program criteria and requirements, including, but not limited to, having a physical service address within the geographic boundaries of the County and demonstrating a direct or secondary impact caused by the COVID-19 public health emergency. The primary objectives of grant funds under this Program are to: (i)... Read more →


New Willow Place traffic pattern to take effect next week in Bellmawr

in advance of traffic shift onto temporary Browning Road Bridge Willow Place to connect to Victory Drive and be one-way from Browning Road (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a traffic pattern change for Willow Place in advance of a traffic shift onto the temporary Browning Road Bridge as part of the Direct Connect project in Bellmawr, Camden County. On Monday afternoon, October 11, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to implement a new traffic pattern on Willow Place in Bellmawr in advance of a traffic shift onto the temporary Browning Road Bridge, which... Read more →


EPA To Monitor Groundwater Contamination in Gloucester City and Camden City

NEW YORK (October 6, 2021) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized its interim plan to address groundwater contaminated with radium at the Welsbach/General Gas Mantle Superfund site located in Camden and Gloucester City, New Jersey. The interim decision, in the form of a Record of Decision (ROD), calls for allowing natural processes to continue to break down contamination while restricting access to the groundwater and continuing to clean up the soil that is the source of contamination. The groundwater contamination will be monitored to determine that it is decreasing over time, as expected. Following the cleanup of... Read more →


Carl C. Duff, of Bellmawr, age 54

Beloved husband of MaryKay. Loving father of Rachel Hassett (Jim), Laura Duff and Chris Duff. Dear Pop-pop of Hunter and Haley. Brother of Marge, Rose, William and the late Stephen. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Carl was known for his green thumb. He loved the outdoors, animals and especially loved being with his grandkids. There will be a viewing from 8:45am to 9:45am on Thursday at St. Joachim Parish, Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Bellmawr. Funeral Mass 10am at the Church. Read more →


Michael Joseph Querubin, on October 3, 2021, of Runnemede

Michael Joseph Querubin, on October 3, 2021, of Runnemede; formerly of Waterford. Age 76. Beloved husband of Diana B. Querubin (nee Zippilli) for 53 years. Devoted father of Michele Roberts (Nathan), Dena Blizzard (James), and Nicole DelGuadio (Keithan Trisler). Loving Pop Pop of Natalia, Liz, Alex, Dean, Jacqueline, Brooke, Jan, and Dominic. Dear brother of John and the late Robert and Patricia. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mike was born in Philadelphia, the youngest son of Helen and Robert Querubin. After graduating from Triton High School, Mike enlisted in the Navy. Shortly afterwards, he met the love of... 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 →


Eric R. Hemphill Sr., Williamstown/Gloucester City/Bellmawr

Eric R. Hemphill Sr., on October 1, 2021, of Williamstown, formerly of Gloucester City and Bellmawr. Age 35. Beloved husband of Colleen. Devoted father of Eric Jr. and Cole Anthony. Loving son of Diane Nickolson (Rich) and the late Ronald Hemphill. Son-in-law of Jay (Patricia) McGuigan. Brother of Jill, Justin and Kevin. Brother-in-law of Jay, Michael and Shawn. Uncle of Connor, Alyssa, Kaylee, Brendan, Ryan, Elias, Michael, Adalena, Amelia and Levi. Also survived by many loving family members. There will be a visitation from 6pm to 9pm on Friday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Mass 10am at Our Lady... Read more →


John P. Lipenta, of Bellmawr, age 71

John P. Lipenta, on September 27, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 71. Beloved husband of Angela (nee Barbato) for 47 years. Devoted father of Christopher (Staci) and Joseph (Vanessa). Loving grandfather of Guiliana, Lia, Vincenzo, and Matthew. Dear brother of Andrew (Maria) and James (Michelle). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. John was an avid sports fan and music lover. He was heavily involved with his faith. He was a devoted lector and participated in grief ministry. John liked books and was a devoted family man. There will be a viewing from 6pm to 9pm Friday evening at GARDNER FUNERAL... 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 →


I-295 and Route 42 Exit closures for next week

Closures for restriping work rescheduled from earlier this week due to weather (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials are reminding motorists of overnight closures of several exits on I-295 and Route 42 tonight and next week as the Direct Connect project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. These closures were originally scheduled for this week, but were postponed because of weather. Friday, September 24 NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the I-295 northbound Exit 27 ramp to I-76 westbound tonight, Friday, September 24 from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. Saturday, September 25 to... Read more →


Geraldine M. Sciarretto of West Collingswood Heights and Bellmawr

Geraldine M. Sciarretto (nee Wasiolek), on September 20, 2021, of West Collingswood Heights and Bellmawr. Age 79. Beloved mother of John (Susan), Philip (Jolene) and Amy (Higgins). Loving Me-mom of Courtney, Paige, Aaron, Anthony, Rob, and Deanna. Great grandmother of Noah, Lucas, Emma, Jordan and Jack. Lifelong friend to Joyce Magpiong. Predeceased by the father of her children, the late John. T. here will be a Memorial Mass 9:30am Tuesday, September 28 at St. Joseph's Church, 1010 Liberty Street, Camden, NJ 08104. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gerri's memory to ONH Magic Foundation, 4200 Cantera Drive... Read more →


Timothy Trout of Bellmawr graduates from UMass Lowell

Record number of degrees presented at 2021 Commencement LOWELL, Mass. (Grassroots Newswire) Sept. 15, 2021 - Timothy Trout of Bellmawr, N.J. is among 4,582 graduates in UMass Lowell's Class of 2021. Trout received a education specialist degree in education administration planning and policy. Despite the pandemic, UMass Lowell was able to offer graduates the chance to safely celebrate their success through a combination of virtual ceremonies and the in-person presentation of their diploma covers with a family photo at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell May 12 through 14. "For those of you joining us in person, we're thrilled that... Read more →


DIRECT CONNECT PROJECT BELLMAWR: I-295 and Route 42 Exit closures overnight this week

Closures necessary for restriping work (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced overnight closures of several exits on I-295 and Route 42 this week as the Direct Connect project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Wednesday, September 22 NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the I-295 northbound Exit 27 ramp to I-76 westbound on Wednesday, September 22 from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. Thursday, September 23 to restripe the roadway. The following detour will be in place: I-295 northbound Exit 27 ramp to I-76 westbound detour: Motorists traveling on I-295 northbound wishing... Read more →


James J. Lind, 2nd, of Bellmawr, age 81

James J. Lind, 2nd, on September 18, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 81. Beloved husband of late Joan B (nee Fox) Lind. Devoted father of Dawn Lind, James A. Lind and Donald B. Lind. Loving brother of the late Florence DiPietro. Dear uncle of Karen Bolger (Frank), Debbie Dworcyk (Pat) and many other nieces, nephews and extended family. James was a Friend of Bill W. and longtime member of Local #669 UA. There will be a visitation from 9am to 11am on Monday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial service 11am at the funeral home. Interment private. In lieu of flowers... Read more →


Richard Bailey, of Brooklawn; Airline Mechanic, Member of IUEC Local 5, WXPN Public Radio Fan

Richard Thomas Bailey Richard Thomas Bailey, 68, of Brooklawn, NJ, passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, on September 14, 2021, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. The son of John Richard Bailey, Jr., and Diane Bailey (nee Lee), Richard spent his early years in the Fairview section of Camden. He was a 1970 graduate of Camden High School, and also had a Bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University. Rick, as he was known to all, worked for many years as an airline mechanic, and while with United Airlines, had the opportunity to live in Miami and San Francisco.... Read more →


*Take Charge of your Health; Men's Health Fair 9-25-21

Take charge of your health. CAMcare Health Corporation and the Burlington-Camden chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Inc. are teaming up for a discussion about men’s health. For more information visit www.camcare.net. Read more →


John P. Passero, of Glendora, formerly of Bellmawr, Member of Roofers Union Local 30

John P. Passero, on September 14, 2021, of Glendora; formerly of Bellmawr. Age 69. Beloved husband of Debbie Passero (nee English). Devoted father of John Passero and Albert Pierce (Helen). Loving Pop Pop of Tyler, Caleb, and Jaxon. Dear brother of Sonny Passero and Anthony Passero. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. John was a proud member of the Roofers Union Local 30 in Philadelphia, PA. Services and interment are private at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John's memory to the Animal Welfare Association, 509 Centennial Boulevard, Voorhees, NJ 08043. 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 →


Demetrios S. Marmarou, "Jimmy", of Bellmawr, age 58; Talented Piano Musician

Demetrios S. Marmarou, "Jimmy", on September 6, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 58. Devoted son of Ann (nee Argerakis) and the late Stratos Marmarou. Beloved father of the late Crystal Ann Marmarou. Dear brother of George, Christopher, Angela Basara (Robert), and Karen Makin (Kevin). Dear uncle of Alexis, Christyna, Robert, Valerie, Nicole, Robbie, Christopher, Connor, and Dominique. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, and his loving godmother, Vivian Anemoyanis. Jimmy was a talented piano musician and was very good with his hands. He enjoyed collecting coins, nostalgic games, and toys. Jimmy loved watching movies and was an avid Dallas Cowboys... Read more →


Creek Road Bridge Closed from September 10 Through September 31

Creek Road Bridge over I-295 to be closed this weekend as Missing Moves project advances in Camden County Traffic will be shifted to newly completed portion of the bridge (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced Creek Road will be closed this weekend to shift traffic onto the newly constructed portion of the Creek Road Bridge over I-295 as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. This work was originally scheduled for the weekend of August 27 but was postponed due to weather. Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Friday, September 10, until... Read more →


PEYTON AND ME MEANDERING Through Brooklawn, Gloucester City, and Westville (Chapter XIV)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CORRECTION/UPDATED: It has been brought to our attention by Police Chief/City Administrator Brian Morrell that he has three and half more years to work before he can retire; that his salary is based on the last year of his employment. Morrell also took exception to our statement that no one could perform two jobs and do them efficiently. Stating, "You do not know what I do or don't do, you just assumed. Why do you continue to bash me?" Our position remains that no one can perform two jobs, and do them well. And,... Read more →


TRAFFIC ALERT: Route 55 northbound lane closure tonight to shift traffic

Missing Moves project advances in Camden County Traffic to be shifted to the right for sign structure and guide rail work (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the right lane on Route 55 northbound will be closed tonight to shift traffic on the ramp to Route 42 northbound as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Thursday, September 9, until 6 a.m., tomorrow, Friday, September 10, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close the right lane on Route 55 northbound before the ramp to... Read more →


Amy "Ster" O'Donnell (nee Allen), on September 4, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 47

Amy "Ster" O'Donnell (nee Allen), on September 4, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 47. Beloved wife of Daniel O'Donnell. Devoted Mother to Dean, Drew, and Darcy. Loving daughter of MaryLou and Joe Shearer. Dear sister of MaryLew (Patrick) Barrett, Chance Kunze, and Edward (Kasey) Allen. Caring aunt of Loretta Allen. Amy loved reading , video games and playing with her kids. She loved shopping with her best friend, "Mr. B". Amy's greatest joy was being a loving, caring, and devoted mother to her three children. Amy's true nature was to protect and take care of the people she loved. There will... Read more →


Work on temporary Browning Road Bridge, Bellmawr Continues, Schedule Listed for Next 2 Weeks

Daytime and overnight closures necessary to complete temporary bridge (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today are reminding motorists of daytime and overnight lane closures on I-295 and Route 42 this week and next to continue work on the temporary Browning Road Bridge as part of the Direct Connect project in Bellmawr, Camden County. The overnight closures scheduled for next week may change depending on the progress made each night. NJDOT will provide updates if the lane closure schedule changes. Wednesday, September 8 to Thursday, September 9 Daytime Closures From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Wednesday, September... Read more →


THE FIFTIES THE GREATEST DECADE OF ALL TIMES

+++++++++++ 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 →


Rosina Froio-Osowski of Bellmawr, age 71

Rosina Froio-Osowski on August 27, 2021. Of Bellmawr. Age 71. Beloved wife of Richard Osowski for 28 years. Daughter of the late Anthony and Stella Froio. Sister of the late Dominic Froio. Loving sister-in-law to Jane Froio. Cousin of Angela Abruzzese (Frank), Carolyn Zinni, and Gerald Zinni. Beloved aunt to Dominic Froio Jr. and Lauren Froio. Devoted step mother of David, Debbie, Tom and their spouses. Also survived by grandchildren, great grandchildren, and many loving friends. T here will be a viewing Tuesday evening from 7pm to 9pm at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, 126 South Black Horse Pike, Runnemede NJ 08078... 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 →


Jennifer Ann Berardi, of Mt. Ephraim

August 23, 2021 - Jennifer Ann Berardi (nee Wertz) age 40 of Mt Ephraim, NJ. On August 23, 2021, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side. Jennifer’s life encompassed and was surrounded by love. The love of her husband Chris, her two children, son Chris, and daughter Noelle were paramount in her life. She shared her love with her siblings Shara (Greg) Klepacz, Danielle Degirolamo, Bob (Becky) Elder; her nieces and nephews, Collin, Caylee, Raelynn, and Gavin, ber aunt Linda and uncle Jack Dougherty as well as many other friendships that were formed throughout her life. She... Read more →


CNBNEWS TRAFFIC ALERT: Creek Road Bridge over I-295 to be closed this weekend

POSTPONED Traffic will be shifted to newly completed portion of the bridge (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced Creek Road will be closed this weekend to shift traffic onto the newly constructed portion of the Creek Road Bridge over I-295 as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, August 27, until 6 a.m., Monday, August 30, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close and detour Creek Road between Booth Drive and Essex Avenue to pave, relocate construction barrier and restripe the roadway in... Read more →


NJMEP Raises $30,000 from Charitable Golf Outing, Breaks Records

‘Jersey Guys’ 6 – No Lost Causes Recap Friday, July 23rd, marked the sixth annual ‘Jersey Guys’ golf outing hosted by the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, Inc. (NJMEP). NJMEP and the Team Eagle Foundation come together every year to host this charitable event, which raises money for young adult scholarships, grants, and educational programs. The golf outing is hosted at Minebrook Golf Club and this year, over 130 golfers, sponsors, and NJMEP staff members helped break fundraising records. Donate Now to the ‘Manufacturing Cares’ Food Drive! This fun day of golf directly impacts the lives of so many. Everyone... Read more →


CNBNews Travel Alert: I-295 northbound & Route 42 Closures

Final stage of temporary Browning Road Bridge installation (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today are reminding motorists of 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. Monday, August 23 and Tuesday, August 24 From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., 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... 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 →


CNBNews Exclusive:

Is the Critical Race Theory Being Taught in Gloucester City Schools? What is the District's Transgender Policy?

UPDATED: CNBNews photo credit GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 20, 2021)--Jack Ciattarelli the NJ Republican candidate for Governor wrote an Op-Ed article in the Bergen Record about the public-school curriculum changing. Ciattarelli said, "In my travels, one issue that comes up repeatedly with parents — Democrats, Republicans and Jack Ciattarelli Independents alike — are the changes to the public-school curriculum pushed by Gov. Phil Murphy. Changes that now require kindergarteners to learn about gender identification and sexual orientation and middle school kids to know about vaginal, anal and oral sex." "Parents aren’t just concerned and frustrated. They’re also angry about an... 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 →


George S. Schmidt Jr., 81, of Bellmawr

In memory of our brother who passed away on August 6, 2021, at the age of 81 years of Bellmawr, NJ. Rest in peace big guy. Love you. Your sisters, Lorraine, Jeanne, Kathe and brother, Joe. Funeral and interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by the FOSTER-WARNE FUNERAL HOME, Collingswood and Audubon, NJ. Read more →


ALWS: Championship Game Tonight, Tuesday at 7:30 PM

MONDAY – AUGUST 16 Youth Athletic Day Games on TV on ESPNU Game 13 Tupelo, MS vs. Idaho Falls, ID ID 9 - MS 3 Watch online --Box Score -- Highlights Game 14 Dubuque County, IA vs. Honolulu, HI 5pm - Tues Watch online -- Box Score -- Highlights TUESDAY – AUGUST 17 Game 15 Idaho Falls, ID v. Winner Gm 14 Championship Game 7:30 pm Watch online -- Box Score -- Highlights ALWS Game 13: Idaho Wins Right to Play for Title By Richard Walker AUG 16, 2021 AMERICAN LEGION WORLD SERIES Idaho Falls, Idaho, Post 56 set history... Read more →


Governor Murphy! The Parents Should Decide Not YOU

TRENTON, NJ--Governor Phil Murphy continues to require New Jersey's children to wear masks at school, daycare, and summer camp, even though children and adults can now unmask almost everywhere else. Children who safely played sports all spring without masks will be forced to wear masks while playing outside at camp this summer, as will kids on playgrounds at daycare centers. Governor Murphy has even said that students should expect to wear masks to school this fall, even though children face very little risk and every concerned adult will have had ample opportunity by then to get vaccinated. Keeping mask requirements... Read more →


Dolores G. Sprague, of Bellmawr 93

Dolores Sprague (nee Keenan), of Bellmawr, went home peacefully on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 surrounded by her children. Age 93. She worked for over 25 years at the Philadelphia National Bank. Dolores was affectionately known as "Sarge" to her large, extended, Irish family. Dolores is predeceased by her husband of 66 years Lloyd and her daughter Pamela Gardner. She is survived by her son Michael Sprague (Mary), her daughter and caregiver Dolores Budney, her daughter Kathy Dinardo (Mike), her daughter and caregiver Kim Ferenci, her son-in-law Lou Ferenci, 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. All services are private at her request. 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 →


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 →


Michael H. Sauter of Washington Twp.,/Bellmawr

Michael H. Sauter, suddenly on August 10, 2021, of Washington Twp.; formerly of Bellmawr. Age 63. Beloved husband of Bonnie J. (nee Ryan). Devoted father of Karlee J. Weston (Jack) and Michael P. Sauter (Kaleena). Cherished grandfather and best friend of Luke C. Sauter. Loving son of Barbara A. (nee Brassill) and the late Charles J. Sauter, Jr. Dear brother of Charles J. Sauter III (the late Terri), Joyce A. Jones, Stephen M. Sauter, Kathleen H. Amburg (Joe), Gary T. Sauter (Denise), and the late Mark V. Sauter. Son-in-law of Florence & Frank Matranga and John & Patricia Ryan. Brother-in-law... 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 →


James A. Schneider III, of Bellmawr, age 67

James A. Schneider III, born on January 23, 1954 and passed away on August 3, 2021, of Bellmawr, formerly of Philadelphia. Age 67. Beloved husband of 45 years to Elaine (nee Polus). Devoted father of Nicole Ferris (Anthony), Candace Curran (Mark) and James IV (Mary Kate). Loving grandfather of Michael, Cassandra, Ella, Mac, James V and Cecelia. Brother of Joyce, Kathy, Darlene and the late James II. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. James put his mark on the Northwood community and his legacy will forever live on. He was a devoted family man that gave his all for... 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 →