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Catherine M. Dugan (nee Driscoll) of Bellmawr

Catherine M. Dugan (nee Driscoll), on July 26, 2021, longtime resident of Bellmawr. Age 89. Beloved wife of the late John J. Dugan. Devoted mother of Deborah Romond, Lisa Spencer (Rich), and the late Diane Carbone. Loving grandmother of Lisa Stuart (Brian), Holly Romond, Stephen Spencer (Chelsea Lopez), Nicholas Spencer, Katrina Carbone, and the late Diane Carbone and great grandmother of Mason and Madison Stuart. Dear sister of Ann Krapp and the late Sister Marie Agnes Patricia and Joseph Driscoll. Sister in law of Olice Driscoll. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and friends. Catherine loved to read and spend... 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 →

Great Entertainment Coming to Gloucester City Saturday

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews.net)(July 29, 2021)--New Jersey Who's Got Talent Music and Networking is coming to Soul Food Profection, 738 Market Street, Gloucester City on Saturday, July 31 between the hours of 2PM and 8 PM. The entertainment for the day will consist of performers from the South Jersey area. Darryl Watson and K.Trillz Thursday we asked Darryl Watson, and K.Trillz , the organizers of the show why they chose Gloucester City, a small community of 11,200 to stage the venue? "We were looking for place to showcase local talent from the South Jersey/Philadelphia... Read more →

Thomas W. Severns, Jr., on July 26, 2021, of Bellmawr

Thomas W. Severns, Jr., on July 26, 2021, of Bellmawr, formerly of Camden. Age 52. Beloved son of Georgette and Thomas Severns, Sr. Devoted father of Joel Severns. Loving brother of Georgette Biddle (Robert) and the late Michael Severns. Dear uncle of Robert Mader, III (Erica), Sean Mader (Michelle), Tiffany McKenna, Sara Mader, Emily Marchione and many great nieces and nephews. Thomas loved Philadelphia sports teams and spending time with his family. There will be a viewing from 9am to 10am on Saturday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Service 10am at the Funeral Home. Interment Bethel Memorial Park. In... Read more →

James D. McCrimmon "JD", of Bellmawr, 64

James D. McCrimmon "JD", on July 21, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 64. Lifelong partner of Darlean Emes. Devoted father of Christopher. Dear brother of Grace Havers (the late Patrick). Uncle to Dalton Jetter. James worked for Local Union 332 and retired in 2019. There will be a visitation from 6pm to 8pm on Wednesday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial Service 8pm at the Funeral Home. Interment private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 1851 Old Cuthbert Road, Cherry Hill NJ, 08034 (www.cancer.org). Read more →

Jeannette T. Caratola (nee Salvatore), of Bellmawr, 96

Jeannette T. Caratola (nee Salvatore), longtime resident of Bellmawr, on July 22, 2021. Age 96. Beloved wife of Frank L. Caratola for 66 years. The greatest, best mother to Dean (Judy) and Denise (Tim). Devoted grandmother of Salvatore (Christine), Jennifer (James), Mariessa (Evan), and Tim, Jr. Dear cousin of MaryAnn Farinella. Jeannette took great pride in caring for her kids and grandkids. She also enjoyed reading and gardening. There will be a viewing from 9:45 to 10:45am Tuesday, July 27 at St. Joachim Parish, Annunciation BVM Church, 601 W. Browning Road, Bellmawr. Funeral Mass 11am at the Church. Interment New... Read more →

-295 northbound lane closure rescheduled for next Friday to begin installation

In of temporary Browning Road Bridge Temporary bridge to be used while new Browning Road Bridge is built (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the I-295 northbound lane closure that was scheduled for tomorrow, has been rescheduled to next Friday, July 30. The lane closure is necessary to begin installation of the temporary Browning Road Bridge as part of the Direct Connection project in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, July 30 until 2 p.m., NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc. is scheduled to close the right lane on I-295 northbound just past the... 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 →

Robert J. Long, Jr., of Bellmawr, age 37

Robert J. Long, Jr., suddenly on July 17, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 37. Beloved husband of Thuy Van Ton. Devoted son of Antoinette (nee Chierici) and Frank Hartman. Loving brother of Christopher Long, Samantha Opoku, and Debbrah Stallard. Also survived by many Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins. There will be a viewing from 12 noon to 2PM Friday, July 23 at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral service 2PM. Interment is private at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Animal Welfare Association, 509 Centennial BLVD, Voorhees, NJ, 08043. Read more →

Glouria S. Caucci, 94, of Bellmawr

Gloria S. Caucci (nee Mazzarella), on July 14, 2021, of Bellmawr; formerly of Camden. Age 94. Beloved wife of the late Joseph G. Caucci, Sr. Devoted mother of Joseph G. Caucci, Jr. (Victoria), Wayne Caucci (Cindy) and the late David Caucci. Loving grandmom of Joel (Jessica), Lauren (Dave), Todd (Ed), Wayne, Jr., Joseph and the late Jason. Great grandmom of Joel, Sofia, Ella and Andrew. Dear sister of Pete Mazzarella and the late Benjamin Mazzarella, Mary Ambrico, Damie Matties and Ann Epaldo. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Gloria was an avid BINGO player. She loved to bake, shop... Read more →

American Legion Baseball: Louisiana baseball director ‘humbled’ by Eddie Robinson Award

The American Legion Jul 07, 2021 Louisiana American Legion Baseball Director Sidney Parfait speaks as American Legion Baseball teams and Major League Baseball observe Lou Gehrig Day to raise awareness of ALS during a double-header at Kirsch-Rooney Stadium in New Orleans, La., on Wednesday, June 9. Photo by Shawn Fink/The American Legion Sidney Parfait said he was humbled “just to be mentioned in the same breath” with past recipients of the Eddie Robinson Award. “It brought tears to my eyes,” said Parfait, the director of American Legion Baseball in Louisiana. Named for the legendary Grambling University football coach, the Eddie... Read more →

CNB Travel News: -295 northbound lane closure next week to begin installation of temporary Browning Road Bridge

Temporary bridge to be used while new Browning Road Bridge is built (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a lane closure on I-295 northbound next week to begin installation of the temporary Browning Road Bridge as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 10 a.m. next Friday, July 23 until 2 p.m., NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc. is scheduled to close the right lane on I-295 northbound just past the Creek Road overpass before Exit 26 where the highway splits for I-76 toward Philadelphia/I-295 toward Trenton. The closure will continue past... 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 →

Nicholas J. Parisi Softball Tournament July 17 at Bellmawr Recreation Center

BELLMAWR, NJ-- The tournament will be on July 17th, 2021 at the Bellmawr Recreation Center starting at 8 am. *REMINDER* this is a charity softball tournament with basic coed rules. If you are not aware we have this softball tournament every year to fund our scholarship to award 3 scholarships a year to deserving athletes and students in honor of our Nicky. Crazy to think this will be our 18th one! We also will have the concessions open and a t-shirt stand as usual. We hope to see everyone there as this day was truly missed last year! Army Private... 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 →

Patricia M. Bolte, of Moorestown, 80

Patricia M. Bolte (nee Curtis), age 80, of Moorestown, NJ passed away, while surrounded by loving family on Friday, July 2, 2021. Patricia (Pat) was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA and lived in Westville, NJ; Bellmawr, NJ; and Turnersville, NJ before settling in Moorestown for the past 42 years. Pat was a devoted member of Our Lady of Good Counsel in Moorestown, and also a member of the choir. She spent summers in Stone Harbor, NJ where she was a member of Saint Paul Church. Her faith, family, and friends were the most important aspects of her life. She... Read more →

Essex Street Residents Say Multiple Shots Fired at Victim; Authorities Slow to Release Information

Updated The shooting in Gloucester City happened on the 300-unit block of Essex Street inside the circle across from the auto dealer which is located on the right in the photo (see arrow). The time of the shooting was approximately 8:30 PM. According to several people who live in the same area they heard multiple shots being fired. (gloucestercitynews.net photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 11, 2021)--The suspect involved in the shooting in Gloucester City Saturday night on the 300 unit block of Essex Street hasn't been arrested, according to the Camden County Prosecutors Office... Read more →

Frank J. Parisi, Jr., of Bellmawr, 82.

Frank J. Parisi, Jr., on July 4, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 82. Beloved husband of 60 ½ years to Shirley Parisi (nee Rutter). Devoted father of Teresa Parisi Lusardi (Vito), Frank Parisi III (Karen), Michael Parisi (Nicole), and Lori McGlinchey (John). Loving grandfather of Michael Anthony, Amanda, Allysa, AJ, Samantha, John David, Emily, Rebecca, Frank IV, TJ, and the late Nicholas and great grandfather of Michael, Rocco, Geno, Divina, Marky, Dante, and Ellie. Dear brother of Annette, Carole, and the late Edward. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Frank proudly served with the Merchant Marines and the US Navy.... Read more →

Barbara I. Kosofsky, of Bellmawr

Barbara I. Kosofsky (nee Bartholetti), on July 4, 2021, of Bellmawr, NJ; formerly of Philadelphia, PA. Age 82. Beloved wife of the late John. Devoted mother of Barbara Geonnotti, John Kosofsky (Helene), and Christopher Kosofsky (Colleen). Loving Mom Mom of Melissa, Sara, Alyssa, Jenna, and Alex and GiGi of Jordan, Ruby, Liam, Iris, JJ, Margot, Teagan, and Remi. Dear sister of Frances Jorgensen. Barbara was a great mother, grandmother and GiGi. She will be missed by all who loved her. There will be a Memorial Mass on Saturday, July 17 at St. Joachim Parish, Annunciation BVM Church, Bellmawr. Interment is... Read more →

Avalon Police Invite Public For Coffee

The Avalon Police are bringing back “Coffee with a Cop”. This coming week it will be held on Thursday, July 8th at 2892 Dune Drive from 8 AM to 10 AM. Great idea! Wouldn't be nice if police departments in Audubon, Brooklawn, Bellmawr, Camden City, Gloucester City, Mt. Ephriam, Runnemede, and Westville did the same. Read more →

Gloucester City PD Announces Parking/Traffic Restrictions for Indepence Day Fireworks July 2

Gloucestercitynews.net files GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 21, 2021)--Lt. Jason Flood, spokesperson for the Gloucester City Police Department released the following statement today pertaining to parking and traffic restrictions for the Indepence Day Fireworks at the Bill Flynn's Sport's Complex on Johnson Blvd., Friday, July 2, starting at dusk. In order to accommodate the Independence Day Fireworks on July 2nd, the following parking and traffic restrictions will be put into place: Between 4:30 pm and 11:30 pm on July 2nd, parking will be prohibited on: Johnson Blvd. between Hudson St. (both sides of the street) to the intersection of Essex St.... Read more →

E-bikes, E-scooters, E-skateboards Can Be Deadly

by William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Related: Video of a super electric scooter GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 30, 2021)(CNBNewsnet)--Have you noticed the E-bikes, E-scooters and E-skateboards buzzing throughout the city of Gloucester City and elsewhere over the past year or two. The Governor of NJ signed a law in 2019 making them legal to ride on the street. The law states you must be 16 or older to drive one but we have seen youngsters that look no older than 10 or 11 riding them down the street and sidewalks. Most of these kids are not wearing a helmet.... Read more →

VIDEOS: Federal Government Transporting Illegal Immigrants Crossing the Texas Border to New Jersey and Elsewhere

By William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews A busload of illegal immigrants board a bus in Texas headed to the state of New Jersey, and the State of New York. Wednesday, June 30, 2021 protestors were stopping traffic on the NJ Turnpike demanding more money for the illegals from the taxpayers of the state. So far they have received $40 million. (image courtesy of The Center for Immigration Studies) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews)(June 30, 2021)--This week former President Donald Trump will be visiting Texas to talk with Gov Greg Abbot about the crisis that has exploded out of control since... Read more →

Thomas J. Brown, of Bellmawr; Former GCHS Softball Coach, Korean War Army Veteran

Thomas J. Brown, on June 27, 2021, of Bellmawr, NJ; formerly of S. Phila., PA. Age 88. Beloved husband of Marie (nee Damico) for 65 years. Devoted father of Kathy Baker (John) and Lori McKinney (Mike). Loving grandpop of Johnny, Tommy, Brynn, and Ryann and great grandfather of Alyssa and Maddie. Preceded in death by 4 siblings. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Thomas proudly served with the US Army during the Korean Conflict and was a girls softball coach at Gloucester Catholic. There will be a viewing from 8:45am to 10:45am Friday at St. Joachim Parish, Annunciation BVM... Read more →

Thomas J. Paul, on June 26, 2021, of Bellmawr, formerly of South Philadelphia

Thomas J. Paul, on June 26, 2021, of Bellmawr, formerly of South Philadelphia. Age 85. Son of the late William and Agnes. Beloved husband of Mary (nee Stahl). Devoted father of Mary and Jim Higgins, Diane Paul, Janet Paul (Carl), and Jim and Bernadette Paul. Loving grandfather of Frank Higgins (Danäe), James Higgins (Amanda), Charlie Murphy (Brittney), Paul Murphy, Thomas Griffith, Amanda Griffith (Connor), Joseph Paul (Aline), and Rachael Paul and great grandfather of Herick Londe. Brother of the late Robert Paul. Thomas loved fishing, bowling, gardening, and spending time at the shore with his family. There will be a... Read more →

*Bellmawr's Independence Day Parade Announced

INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE ANNOUNCED We are happy to announce that our annual Independence Day Parade will be held on Monday July 5th, 2021. The Celebrations Committee has been working very hard make this year’s parade a memorable event for our residents with added floats and musical entertainment. Baby Parade: 9:00 AM at the Borough Hall Parking Lot Bicycle Parade: 10:00 AM at St Joachim Church Parking Lot Parade: 11:00 AM Parade Route: Assembly at St Joachim Church 10:30 AM, West Browning Road to the Borough Hall. Below are application links for participation in the Baby Parade and the Main Parade.... Read more →

Nancy L. Morgey (nee Weeks), of Bellmawr, 75

Nancy L. Morgey (nee Weeks), on June 24, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 75. Beloved wife of the late George I. Morgey. Devoted mother of April Gray (George, Jr.) and Kimberly Morgey (Keith). Loving Mom Mom of Jillian and George III. Dear sister of Marylynn Polak (Ed) and the late Howard Weeks (Beatrice). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. There will be a viewing from 10am to 12 noon Tuesday, June 29 at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral service 12 noon at the funeral home. Interment is private at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may... Read more →


Prices for Gloucester City Homes Increasing; But, Over 800 Properties with Liens Or In Foreclosure

William E. Cleary Sr.| CNBNews (June 10, 2021)--CNBNewsnet has been watching the real estate market in Gloucester City and has noticed the prices of homes in the community are increasing. One home in the Riverview Heights section of the city received 14 bids from interested buyers before selling it for more money than they were asking for it. There are 64 residential properties listed ranging from a low of $39,900 for the three-bedroom home at 110 N Sussex St. to a high of $250,000 for the six-bedroom home at 222 Monmouth Street. Looking through the list of residential properties we... Read more →

HELP WANTED: virtual hiring event for Gloucester City School District

Gloucester High School, Market Street and Crescent Blvd., Gloucester City, NJ 08030 (CNBNews photo) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 14, 2021)--Kelly Education will be hosting a virtual hiring event for Gloucester City School District on Thursday, June 17th at 2pm. We are currently hiring for Daily Substitute Teachers, Long Term Substitute Teachers, Building Permanent Substitute Teachers, Substitute Paraprofessionals, Permanent Paraprofessionals and Clerical roles in Gloucester City School District School District. If you are looking for a new job to gain valuable experience, please sign up for our Virtual Hiring Event using this link https://forms.office.com/r/0fpwgDNcZR. This hiring event will be live on... Read more →

Peyton and Me Meandering through Gloucester City, and Haddon Lake, Audubon (Chapter X)

UPDATED GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 14, THE DAY COMING TO AN END--One night last week around 9:15 PM we caught the last glimpse of daylight before the dark sky of night closed over the Riverview Heights section of Gloucester City. We took the photo with the Apple iPhone 11 LOVE YOUR MONEY--The new Gloucester High football field and running track around the field is finished. Work on the $1.3 million jobs began at the beginning of the year and ended in May. The arrow is pointing to two members of the construction crew putting the finishing touches on the field.... Read more →

*South Jersey Catholic Cemeteries Cleanup

The next holiday cleanup for South Jersey Catholic Cemeteries is scheduled to begin Monday, June 28. Prior to the cleanup date, they ask families to please remember to remove any keepsake items or mementos that they want to keep. The South Jersey Catholic Cemeteries handle 15 cemetery locations throughout southern New Jersey including our more popular cemeteries like Calvary Cemetery in Cherry Hill, Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Berlin, New St. Mary Cemetery in Bellmawr, Holy Cross Cemetery in Mays Landing, Sacred Heart Cemetery in Vineland, and All Saints Cemetery in Newfield. The cleanup schedule is available on THEIR website,... Read more →

Cecelia "Connie" deMattos, of Gloucester City age 91

Cecelia "Connie" deMattos February 23, 1929 - June 9, 2021 (nee Herda) Cecelia “Connie” deMattos, on June 9, 2021 age 92, of Gloucester City, NJ. Beloved wife of the late Carlos W. deMattos, II. Dear mother of Carlos W. deMattos III (Carol), Carolyn Harris (Walter), Sandra Librizzi (Charles), and the late Russell deMattos. Loving grandmother of 9 and great grandmother of many. Cherished sister of Stanley Herda. Relatives and friends of the family will meet for her visitation and funeral on Tuesday morning, June 15, from 9:00am to 10:00am at the BOCCO FUNERAL HOME, 1300 North Kings Hwy., Cherry Hill,... Read more →

New Jersey American Water Releases Water Quality Reports

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – JUNE 7, 2021 – New Jersey American Water’s most recent Water Quality Reports are now available for all service areas on its website at www.newjerseyamwater.com/waterquality. The company is proud to report that once again, the drinking water provided to the 2.8 million New Jerseyans it serves meets or surpasses both state and federal water quality standards for all regulated substances. “When it comes to water quality and regulatory compliance, we hold ourselves to high standards and consistently rank among the best water companies in the nation,” said Mark McDonough, president of New Jersey American Water. “We... Read more →

Dick Lee, TV Star, Singer, Entertainer, Night Club Owner, Coach, and a Great Dad

UPDATED WITH RECORDING/ Updated with comments Dick Lee (AKA Richard Lee Beurer), lived in Cherry Hill, NJ for many years (CNBNews)(Bellmawr, NJ)(June 7, 2021)--Dick Lee, singer, entertainer, TV star, and Night Club owner passed away on April 1, 2021, at his home in Los Angeles, California surrounded by his family. He was 91 and died of old age. Dick, whose real name was Richard Lee Beurer, lived in Cherry Hill, NJ for many years. He was active in the community, loved sports and he coached several local teams. He grew up in Philadelphia where he got his start singing on... Read more →

Rita M. Feldman (nee Flocco), of Bellmawr

Rita M. Feldman (nee Flocco), on May 31, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 91. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Maurone. Devoted mother of Linda Maurone and Kenneth Maurone (Diane). Loving grandmother of 5, great grandmother of 9, and great great grandmother of 2. There will be a viewing from 10am to 11am Saturday, June 5 at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, BELLMAWR, 200 S. Black Horse Pike, Bellmawr, NJ 08031. Funeral service 11am at the funeral home. Interment New Saint Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rita's memory to the local animal shelter of your choice. Read more →

Julia P. Boylan, of Bellmawr, age 65

Julia P. Boylan (nee Chambers), suddenly on May 28, 2021, of Bellmawr, formerly of Woodlynne, NJ. Age 65. Beloved wife of the late Jerome Boylan. Devoted mother of Stephanie Houton (Brian). Cherished Mom-Mom of Austin Houton. Dear sister of Harry Chambers (Jo-Anne), Thomas Chambers, and the late William and George Chambers. Sister-in-law of Irene Boylan. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Julia was the former President of Bellmawr Girls Softball League where she was best known as the Candy Stand Lady. There will be a viewing Friday 6pm to 8pm and Saturday 10am to 11am at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME,... Read more →

The 100 Safest Cities: 29 Of Those Cities Are In NJ

SALT LAKE CITY –May 24, 2021 – 7:00 a.m. SafeWise, the leading resource for all things safety and security, announced today the release of its 100 Safest Cities report for 2021—with Hopkinton, Massachusetts taking the number one spot. See the full report here: https://www.safewise.com/safest-cities-america/ SafeWise names Hopkinton, Massachusetts the safest city in the U.S. with zero violent crime incidents per 1,000 residents and 1.61 property crime incidents per 1,000 residents, according to the latest available FBI crime data. The SafeWise report notes the 100 Safest Cities boast a collective violent crime rate that’s 92% lower than the national average. In... Read more →

Paul C. Verratti on May 21, 2021. Age 78 of Bellmawr

Paul C. Verratti on May 21, 2021. Age 78 of Bellmawr formerly of South Philadelphia. Beloved husband of Barbara Verratti (nee Hughes) for 57 years. Devoted father of Lisa Rutherford (Patrick), Paul Verratti, Jr., and Nicole Verratti. Loving Pop Pop of Kristina (Mike) and Ronnie (Monique). Great Grandpop of Lysander, Gianna, and Soren. Dear brother of the late Irene Verratti. Also Survived by many cousins, nieces, and nephews. There will be a viewing Wednesday from 10 am to 12 noon at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral service 12 noon at the funeral home. Interment private. In lieu of flowers donations... Read more →

Brooklawn/Gloucester City Residents Keep Cars Locked, Rash of Vehicles Burglarized/Stolen

CNBNews Staff BROOKLAWN, NJ (May 24, 2021)--Brooklawn Police released the following statement pertaining to two vehicles being burglarized over the weekend. Gloucestercitynews.net files Sometime during the overnight hours on May 23, 2021, two vehicles were burglarized on Lake Drive and 6th Street. The actors gained access to the vehicles through unlocked doors. Please remember to lock your car doors every time you exit your vehicle. We are asking anyone with security cameras in those areas to check the videos for suspicious individuals. Please contact Investigator Raymond McKenney Jr. (856-456-0750 ext. 704) with any information. Several vehicles were also broken into... Read more →

Julianne R. Faulkner, on May 15, 2021, of Bellmawr

Julianne R. Faulkner, on May 15, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 52. Julianne is survived by her best friend Denise Foglio, friends Ashley Scott and Sharon Czyzewski and many other friends. She enjoyed sewing, crafting and spending time with her cat Boogie. Julianne loved to make others happy and always had a surprise for her loved ones. She will be dearly missed. Services and interment are private. Funeral arrangements Gardner Funeral Home, Runnemede Read more →

Susan M. Marchese, of Berlin, formerly of Bellmawr

Susan M. Marchese (nee Byrd), suddenly on May 19, 2021, of West Berlin; formerly of Bellmawr. Age 55. Beloved wife of Bill Marchese for 23 years. Devoted mother of Gianna Marchese and Gabrielle Marchese. Loving daughter of Patricia (nee Brassill) and the late William Byrd III. Dear sister of Patricia Marchese (Jim), Kevin Byrd, and the late William Byrd. Also survived by many nieces & nephews and great nieces & nephews. Viewing 9:30am to 11:15am Wednesday, May 26 at St. Simon Stock Parish, 178 W. White Horse Pike, Berlin, NJ 08009. Funeral Mass 11:30am at the Church. Interment in private.... Read more →

FRIDAY TRAFFIC ALERT: 295 Southbound Lane Closure Before Al-Jo Curve to Route 42

I-295 southbound lane closure before Al-Jo’s Curve to Route 42 southbound/I-295 southbound on Friday Daytime right lane closure necessary for attenuator repair (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the daytime closure of the right lane on I-295 southbound before the ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 10 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, May 21 until 2 p.m., NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., will close the right lane on I-295 southbound after Exit 28/Route 168 through the Browning Road overpass. The single lane closure... Read more →

CNB Tips/Snippets:

Area Schools Getting Millions; Waterfront Restaurant/Storage Facility for Brooklawn

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews LOVE YOUR MONEY--Washington has announced it is sending $2.765 billion to the state of New Jersey's Department of Education to be dispensed to school districts throughout the state. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files According to the Courier Post, the Camden City School District will receive the highest amount of funding – $100 million – under the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund in the ARP Act. The funding formula is based on Title 1 No Child Left Behind standing and other factors. A random list of schools in the Camden County region and the money... Read more →

Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center’s Pet Pantry

The Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center’s pet pantry is overflowing thanks to the generosity of their partners at Amazon and the Camden County Board of Commissioners. Friday, May 14, the Center celebrated the one-year anniversary of its partnership with the Amazon distribution center in Swedesboro, which has brought over 50 tons of pet food to the shelter since beginning during the height of the pandemic last year. Through this partnership, pet food items which would have otherwise been thrown away due to marketing changes, minor damage, or customer return, are now donated to the shelter on a weekly basis. The... Read more →

Catherine P. Zawojski, of Cherry Hill, Brooklawn; Member of Post 72 Aux., Boro Fire Dept. Aux

Catherine P. Zawojski Cherry Hill and formerly of Brooklawn – Age 91. On May 13, 2021. (nee Cline) Loving wife of 66 years to the late Paul William Zawojski. Devoted mother of Judith (James) Kain, Karen (Fred) Robinson, Josie Smith and Maryann (Marcus) Stewart. Beloved grandmother of Sean, Fred Jr., Paul, Kyle, Sydney, Tyler, Jeremiah, Mariah, and Laylah. Dear Sister of Richard (Diane) Cline, Phyllis “Betty” Cline, Patricia (late Christian) Kraft, Gerald Cline, and Dennis Cline. Loving brother-in-law of Richard “Dick” Weichman. Survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. Catherine was born and raised in Gloucester City and was... Read more →

Veterans Drive-Thru in Camden County

Drive-Thru on your way home from work for information on veteran services, resources and more Service fair tables include: Jefferson Health Catholic Charities Rutgers Veteran Affairs SpectraCare USFHP Crescenz VAMC Camden County Veterans Affairs Camden County American Legion Jewish War Veterans Samaritan DMVA Camden County College Veteran Affairs Camden County College, Blackwood Campus 200 College Drive, Gloucester Township, NJ, 08012, United States Tuesday, May 25th, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm RELATED: Privately Run South Jersey Veterans Center Needs A New Roof; Can You Help? Read more →

Anna Chew Stake, of Williamstown, age 94

Williamstown – On May 13, 2021. Age 94. (nee McLaughlin). Formerly of Bellmawr and Camden. Beloved wife of the late Louis Stake. Cherished daughter of the late John J. and Adella M. McLaughlin (nee Chew). Survived by her beloved son, Daniel L. Stake. Predeceased by her siblings, John, Rita, Adella and Margaret. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins and her dear friends Jeannette and Cathy. Anna was a caring and generous person. She loved going to BINGO, Las Vegas casinos, concerts and shows. Anna cared for and loved many cats in her lifetime. Relatives and friends are invited... Read more →

Rutgers Virtual 255th Anniversary Commencement on Sunday, May 16, at 2 p.m.

On Sunday, May 16, 2021, at 2 p.m., Rutgers University will hold the 255th anniversary Commencement online to honor the 2021 graduates of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. Watch Rutgers 255th Anniversary Commencement: https://go.rutgers.edu/22uovxt7 About the Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Sunday, May 16, 2 p.m. (Virtual University Commencement) An estimated 13,329 graduates will receive degrees, certificates and diplomas from Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences this year. Award-winning author and former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey will address the graduates at the 255th anniversary commencement of Rutgers University-New Brunswick... Read more →