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Soon Another Traffic Nightmare for Travelers Coming and Going Through Gloucester City

Klemm Avenue, one of the most dangerous overpasses in the US (May 25, 2013) The I-76 overpass at Klemm Ave. in Gloucester City, N.J. was named one of the worst bridges in 2013. The overpass was built in 1956. More than 191,000 vehicles use it every day, and $30 million has been earmarked for deck replacement CNBNews photo credit GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 12, 2021)(CNBNews--Residents in Gloucester City will be dealing with traffic detours in the very near future as the New Jersey Department of Transportation has pushed up their time table for the construction of a third large road project for the connected 76/42/295 corridor. The construction is beginning sooner than later because DOT is concerned about the poor condition of the Klemm Avenue... Read more →


CHEER--The Cold Springs administration and staff put together a well-organized and safe event for students. They met with families outside to thank us for our help and support throughout this school year and also gave each student a brand new book along with an Easter egg and visit from the Easter bunny. The kids all seemed to enjoy themselves! JEER--Gloucester City is one of the most depressed communities in New Jersey. How can we afford to pay our public servants 60% more than what our middle-class homeowners are earning? We the taxpayers have become the servants who only exist to serve our public employees. No wonder we can't afford any capital improvements that are gravely needed in town!!" RELATED:PROPERTY TAXES Gloucester City in the Top... Read more →

Stephen M. Fasbinder, of Bellmawr, age 61

Stephen M. Fasbinder, on April 6, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 61. Beloved husband of Terrie Fasbinder (nee Shomo). Devoted son of Matthew J. Fasbinder and the late Dolores (nee Strootman). Loving brother of Teresa White, x4Matthew Fasbinder (Jennifer), Thomas Fasbinder (Patricia), Paul Fasbinder (Winie), Robert Fasbinder, Barbara Troop (David), Bonnie Jennings (William), Elaine Kay, Edward Fasbinder (Wendy), and Richard Fasbinder (Tina) and many Fasbinder nieces and nephews. Favorite brother-in-law of Stephen Shomo, Monica Shomo, Susan Shomo, and the late Howard Shomo. Wonderful uncle of Stephen Shomo Jr., Victoria Cristella (Joseph), Howard Shomo III (Michelle) and Michael Shomo (Lisa). Steve loved his wife, Terrie, so much, he married her twice. He was one of a kind. Always willing to lend a helping hand. He had a... Read more →

Curaleaf Opens Two New Retail Locations in Greater Philadelphia

WAKEFIELD, Mass., April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA /OTCQX: CURLF) ("Curaleaf" or the "Company"), a leading U.S. provider of consumer products in cannabis, is announcing new Curaleaf branding for the Company's recently acquired retail locations and the opening of two new locations in Horsham and Philadelphia. The new Curaleaf-branded stores mark the company's 11th and 12th locations in Pennsylvania. As a vertically integrated cannabis operator known for quality, expertise, and reliability, Curaleaf is the largest national cannabis retail brand in the U.S., and will have 104 locations across 23 states following the opening of the two new Pennsylvania dispensaries. Curaleaf successfully closed its acquisition of Grassroots on July 23, 2020. In connection with that deal, nine Herbology dispensaries in Pennsylvania—located in... Read more →

CNB Travel Alert: 76 Eastbound Exit Ramp Closed, Detour

-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound to be closed and detoured tonight for roadway restriping Two lanes will be closed on I-76 eastbound near the ramp (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the overnight closure of the I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound and the closure of two lanes on I-76 eastbound in Camden County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Thursday, April 8 until 6 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, April 9, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound. In addition, the two right lanes on I-76 eastbound near the ramp are scheduled to be closed, with three lanes of traffic maintained overnight. These closures... Read more →

Michael J. Kazmorck, age 35.

Michael J. Kazmorck, on March 27, 2021. Age 35. Loving son of the late Donna Marrone. Cherished brother of Christina Kazmorck and Louis Kazmorck. Michael enjoyed video games and he was a high school football player and wrestler. Services, under the direction of the Gardner Funeral Home, Runnemede are private along with interment. Read more →

Barbara A. Reeves, of Bellmawr

Barbara A. Reeves On April 2, 2021; Age 80; Of Bellmawr; Devoted mother of Jean of Bellmawr, NJ; Loving Nana of Michael Bumbera of Burlington, NJ; Cherished Aunt of Sandy Buckley, Faith Ann & Donald Saltiel of CA, and Martin Saltiel of WA. Dear companion of the late Dave Graver. Barbara will be deeply missed by her friends, neighbors and members of Bellmawr Seniors. Barbara's family will greet friends on Monday, April 12th, at 10 AM at Gardner Funeral Home, 126 S. Black Horse Pike, Runnemede, NJ 08078; where her Funeral Service will follow at 11 AM. Interment at Lakeview Memorial Park, Cinnaminson, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Barbara may be made to the Voorhees Animal Orphanage, 419 Cooper Rd, Voorhees... Read more →

Sean F. Clancy, of Bellmawr, age 29

Sean F. Clancy, on March 28, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 29. Devoted and Amazing son of Carrie (nee Reyes) and the late Francis Clancy. Loving brother of Brian Clancy (Danyelle). Beloved uncle of Conan. Cherished grandson of Leona (nee Alsdorf) Clancy. Dear nephew of Stella Clancy and William Clancy. Sean was a music teacher at the Lees Avenue Elementary School in Pleasantville. Service and interment are private at the request of the family. A livestream of the service can be viewed at 2pm on Sunday, April 18th by visiting this link: https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/24653710 . In lieu of flowers, donations be made in Sean's memory to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, 199 Water Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10038 (afsp.org) or the National Alliance on... Read more →

Julia C. Binck, of Bellmawr NJ

Julia C. Binck, of Bellmawr NJ passed away on March 29, 2021. She was 91. She was predeceased by : her husband George Jr.; her great grandchild James; and her brother Joseph Carminati. She is survived by : her children, George Binck, III (Patricia) and Julie Fitzpatrick; her grandchildren, Michelle Zarnosky (Jonathan), Lauren Lynn (James), Gabrielle D'Angelo (Kyle), Gillian Binck and Alysa McCully; her great grandchildren, Ayden, Tyler, Rylee, Oliver, Reece, Aubrey, Bradley, Brianna and Makayla; and her goddaughter Michelle Caney. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Monday, April 5th 2021 from 9:45 AM to 10:45 AM at the St. Joachim Parish - Mary (20 Braisington Ave, Bellmawr, NJ 08031). A funeral service will be held on... Read more →

Route I-295 Retaining Wall Failure in SJ Shows Damaging & Unnecessary Projects

BELLMAWR, NJ -- A retaining wall along I-295 in Bellmawr collapsed last week. The right lane of I-295 North from Exits 26 to 28 had to be closed and will remain closed until the wall is repaired. The retaining wall was part of the $800 million Direct Connection project being completed by South State General Contractors on behalf of the NJ Department of Transportation (NJDOT). “This is an example of what happens when we invest in unnecessary highway widenings instead of real transportation solutions. This Direct Connection project is a massive boondoggle. They tore down historic properties like the Hugg-Harrison-Glover House as well as paving over wetlands and environmentally-sensitive land,” said Jeff Tittel, Director of the New Jersey Sierra Club. “This unnecessary project has been... Read more →

Thomas C. McKenna, of West Collingswood Hts., formerly of Bellmawr, age 58

Thomas C. McKenna, Jr. passed on March 27, 2021. Age 58. Of West Collingswood Heights formerly of Bellmawr. Devoted Son of Thomas C. McKenna, Sr. and the late Anna Rebecca McKenna (nee Rhodes). Beloved brother of Joyce Green (Jimmy) and Kathleen Melfi (Vincent). Loving uncle of Jaime (Jason), Joe (Jordan), Brittany (Damien), Vincent, Jordan. Adoring great uncle of Briella, Jewel, Bryah, Anna, Maverick, Jason, and Kane. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Thomas was a lifelong Boilermaker and a member of Local 13. He was an avid motorcyclist, and loved riding his Harley. Thomas loved spending time with his family, going fishing, going to the beach, and boating. There will be a viewing from 9 am to 12 noon Saturday April... Read more →

Another Closure for the Direct Connection Project in Bellmawr

I-76 eastbound Exit 1A ramp to I-295 southbound to be closed and detoured overnight Closure necessary for drainage work (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the I-76 eastbound Exit 1A ramp to I-295 southbound will be closed and detoured tonight as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Friday, March 26, until 6 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, March 27, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., will close the I-76 eastbound Exit 1A ramp to I-295 southbound to replace construction barrier. The work is unrelated to the issue with the retaining wall near I-295 northbound. The following overnight detour will be in place: I-76 eastbound ramp to I-295 southbound detour: Motorists traveling on I-76 eastbound to... Read more →

I-295 northbound lane closure necessary for emergency retaining wall stabilization in Bellmawr

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the right lane on I-295 northbound was closed today at Essex Avenue for emergency retaining wall stabilization in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at approximately 12 noon today, the right lane on I-295 northbound where it crosses over Essex Avenue was closed for stabilization of a retaining wall. The lane closure will remain in place until further notice. The closure is necessary to stabilize a retaining wall that has shifted and partially collapsed. The wall was built as part of the new roadway on the Direct Connection project. NJDOT is developing a plan to stabilize the wall and will continue to monitor the situation. Motorists should expect heavy congestion on I-295 northbound and Route 42... Read more →

Dennis W. Felmey, of Bellmawr, age 80

Dennis W. Felmey, "Denny", on March 19, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 80. Beloved husband of Angela (nee Ruggiano) for 52 years. Devoted father of DJ Felmey (Jennifer). Loving pop-pop of Addison and Blake. Dear brother of the late William, Robert and John. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Dennis proudly served in the US Navy and the National Guard and was a Past Senior Vice Commander of VFW Post 9563. He was a recipient of the National Defense Service Medal and the Navy Expeditionary Medal (Cuba). There will be a viewing from 10 am to 11am on Thursday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Service 11am. Interment Brigadier Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown. In lieu of flowers donations may be made... Read more →

NJ Business & Industry Association Supports School District Regionalization Bill

A bill that would start the process of creating K-12 regional and countywide school districts, leading to improved quality of education and much-needed cost savings for state taxpayers, is being supported by the New Jersey Business & Industry Association today. NJBIA Vice President of Government Affairs Christopher Emigholz said bill S-3488, which is scheduled to be heard by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee today, is a good pathway to sustained savings for New Jersey. “This incentive-based opportunity for districts to explore regionalization will help bring much more efficiencies to those districts and, ultimately, much-needed property tax savings,” Emigholz said. “For New Jersey to truly improve its fiscal health, reforms found in this bill and in other Path to Progress legislation need to be seriously... Read more →

Richard J. Gilkey, Sr., age 96; WWII Army Veteran, Avid Golfer and Fisherman

Richard J. Gilkey, Sr., on March 15, 2021, of West Creek; formerly of Tuckerton and Bellmawr. Age 96. Beloved husband to Lucille (nee Narducci) for 75 years. Devoted father of Diane M. Nolan (Robert) and the late Eileen Verfaillie and Richard Gilkey, Jr. Dear father-in-law of Jerome Verfaillie and Marianne Gilkey. Loving grandfather of Robert Jr., Brian, Jason, Steven, Carol, Donna, and Joanne. Brother of the late Robert Gilkey and Gladis Narducci. Also survived by many great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Richard proudly served with the US Army during World War II. He was an active member of the NJ Beach Buggy Association and was an avid fisherman and golfer. Richard worked for Chilton Publishing Company in Philadelphia, PA for many years and retired as an... Read more →

Jean M. Bekier, 87, of Bellmawr

Jean M. Bekier (Bellmawr, New Jersey), passed away at the age of 87, on March 13, 2021. She was predeceased by her husband Matthew Bekier; her sons, Steven and Matthew; and her grandson Tyler. She is survived by her son Michael; her grandchildren, Brandy, Jackie, Laura, William, Daniel (Kalli), Madeline, Josh (Sherry), Jeff, Paul, Jason, Matthew, Luke, Amber, and Dylan; and her sister Sonja Jackson. She is also survived by several great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. A viewing will be held on Friday, March 19th, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM at the St. Joachim Parish - Annunciation (601 W Browning Rd, Bellmawr, NJ 08031). A mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, March 19th 2021 at 10:00 AM at the... Read more →

Bellmawr and Gloucester City Receive Freight Impact Fund Grants to Improve Streets

(Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced $30.1 million in Local Freight Impact Fund grants that help counties and municipalities provide for the safe movement of large truck traffic. In the immediate area Bellmawr received $1 million for the reconstruction of Hall Avenue and Heller Road and Gloucester City received $440,000 for improvements to Water Street. “Having safe truck routes to efficiently move goods to and from New Jersey’s seaports, airports, warehouses, and rail yards is integral to our state and regional economy,” NJDOT Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti said. “Our roads and bridges carry a tremendous amount of commercial truck traffic every day and we are making the investments necessary to ensure the safety of our customers and communities alike.” The Local... Read more →

Route 42 southbound ramps to and from Creek Road to be closed and detoured tonight

Missing Moves project advances in Camden County (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the Route 42 southbound ramps to and from Creek Road will be closed and detoured tonight as the Missing Moves project between I-295 and Route 42, advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, March 16, until 6 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close the Route 42 southbound Exit 14 ramp to Creek Road and the ramp from Creek Road to Route 42 southbound. The closures are necessary to mill and pave the road. The following detours will be in place: Route 42 southbound Exit 14 ramp to Creek Road detour: Motorists traveling on Route 42 southbound... Read more →

John E. "Murph" Murphy, of Marlton, 92

Marlton – Formerly of Bellmawr. Age 92. Survived by a devoted and loving team of people at Care One Evesham that will miss him terribly. Also, missed will be his candy bowl escapades. John worked as a US Merchant Marine. Dear brother of Florence Keller. Catholic Graveside Services will be on Thursday, March 18 at 10 am at Waterford Memorial Park: 629 Pestletown Road, Waterford Works, NJ 08089. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of John E. Murphy. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCann-Healey Funeral Home: Gloucester City Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

Nicholas J. DeMarco, of Bellmawr, owner of T & A Metal Products

Nicholas J. DeMarco, on March 11, 2021, of Bellmawr, formerly of South Philadelphia. Age 88. Beloved husband of 68 years to Alfia. Devoted father of Deborah (James) Amitrano, Yvonne (Louis) D'Amelio, Steven (Donna), and Michelle (Andrew) D'Amelio. Loving Pop Pop to Christopher, Laura (John) Rotter, Douglas D'Amelio, Nicholas and Alexus DeMarco, John Haugh, Danielle, and Anthony D'Amelio. Great grandfather of Isabelle, William, and Eleni. Dear brother of the late Antoinette, John, Herbie, Theresa, Mary and Muffy. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Nicholas was the owner of T & A Metal Products. He was a parishioner of Annunciation Church and loved sports, gambling, playing cards, bowling league and his family. There will be a viewing from 8:45 am to 9:45 am on Saturday at... Read more →

Road Work at I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to Route 42 southbound/I-295 southbound

(Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the overnight closure of the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound and a lane closure on I-295 southbound as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Friday, March 12 until 5 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, March 13, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., will close the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound, also known as Al-Jo's Curve. The right lane on I-295 southbound also will be closed near the ramp. These closures will allow the contractor to repair construction barrier. All motorists traveling on I-295 southbound will be directed to stay left onto Exit 26. The following detour will be in... Read more →

Deborah Formosa, of Bellmawr, age 70

Bellmawr, NJ. On March 6, 2021. Age 70. Born in Camden, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Clifford and Florence (Murphy) Bush. Deborah was also predeceased by her husband, James Formosa; brother, Clifford J. Bush and nephew, Michael Bush, Jr. She is survived by her daughters, Amy Santana (Nick), Kathy Formosa, grandchildren, Nicholas, Oliver, Luca, Daniel and Ava; brother, Michael Bush (Joyce), Nieces, Lauren Bush-Davis (Matthew), Jessica Bush, Jamie Bush-Gunther and her nephew, Kevin Bush. Graveside services Friday, March 12, 2021 at 11:00 am in New St. Mary’s Cemetery, 515 West Browning Road, Bellmawr, NJ. Please wear a face covering. Contributions may be made in memory of Deborah to: JLM Christian Foundation, 999 Fetters Mill Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009. Please write: Deborah... Read more →

Dolores A. Provenciano of Bellmawr

Dolores A. Provenciano (nee Mannella), on March 1, 2021, of Bellmawr; formerly of South Philadelphia. Age 85. Beloved wife of 63 years of Carmen Provenciano. Loving mother of Carol Cavalieri (Rocco) and Stephen (Nina). Cherished grandmother of Christina, Danielle and the late Nicolas. Dear sister of Judith Perna and the late Angela Palmieri (John). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Dolores enjoyed reading and going to the casino but most of all she enjoyed being a mother and grandmother. Dolores loved her family. There will be a viewing from 9:15am to 11:15am on Friday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, BELLMAWR, 200 S. Black Horse Pike, Bellmawr. Funeral Mass 12pm at St. Joachim Parish, Annunciation BVM Church, Bellmawr. Interment New Saint Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr. In lieu... Read more →

Charlotte E. Gamble (nee Pfeiffer), of Bellmawr

Charlotte E. Gamble (nee Pfeiffer), on February 28, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 88. Beloved wife of 68 years to Edward. Devoted mother of Charlotte Connuli (Frank), Edward Gamble (Beth), Maria Gamble and the late Kathleen Coll. Loving Gram of Stephen, Jaqulyn, William Stewart, Francis, Katelyn and the late Timothy. Mother-in-law of Stephen Coll. Dear Sister of Pearl Kenny, Jaqulyn Wyman and Joanne Gallagher. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Charlotte was a faithful member of Immanuel Orthodox Presbyterian Church and the Trinity Broadcasting Network Christian Ministry. There will be a viewing from 10am to 10:45am on Friday at Immanuel Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 11 Park Drive, Bellmawr, NJ 08031. Funeral Service 11am at the Church. Interment New Saint Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr. Donations may be made... Read more →

Adella C. Arnold (nee Smoluk), of Bellmawr

Adella C. Arnold (nee Smoluk), "Christine", on February 27, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 82. Beloved mother of Derek Arnold (Lorin) and Jamey Arnold (Marc). Devoted grandmother of Jacob, Devin, Abbigael, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Emmeline, and Paul. Dear sister of Ronnie Smoluk, Barbara Lehan (Wally), and the late Anna Mae, Adam Jr., George, Jacky, and Joann. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, family members, and friends. Her family was her life. Christine loved to garden and spend time outside with friends and family. Christine was a huge advocate for animal welfare. Services and interment are private at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Christine's memory to Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center, 125 County House Road, Blackwood, NJ 08012 (homewardboundnj.org). Read more →

Anne T. Hall, of Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City

Anne T. Hall Passed away peacefully with her family by her side, on March 1, 2021, at the age of 74. (nee Reddy). Resident of Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City. Devoted wife of 54 years to J. Walter Hall, Jr., Adored mother of Sharon Anne Moore (Robert) and Donna Lynn Lacovara (Marc). Proud grandmother of Kaitlyn Gattinelli (Anthony), Kendal Lacovara, Alesa Lacovara (Anthony) and the late Marc Lacovara, Jr. Beaming great- grandmother of Rylie and Chloe Lacovara, Alexander Kates, and Carter Jo Gattinelli. Dedicated to her grandpuppies, Lucy Lu and Louie. Survived by her brother, Daniel A. Reddy, III. Predeceased by her parents, Daniel A. and Anna Reddy and sister, Patricia Gerber (Al). Annie worked as a payroll clerk at South Jersey Port in Camden,... Read more →

Marie "Mer" Leonetti (nee Raspa)of Bellmawr

Marie "Mer" Leonetti (nee Raspa), on February 22, 2021, Age 92, of Bellmawr, NJ; formerly of S. Philadelphia, PA. Beloved wife of the late Frank "Franny" Leonetti. Devoted mother of Frank (Jane), Lynda, Robert, Patrice, and Lisa (Marysol). Caring grandmother of Jennifer, Jessica, Michael, Michele, Melissa, Nicolas, Gregory, and Daniel. Loving GG of Simone, Lila, Kingston, Gavin, Lucas, Zoey, Luca, Felix, Ceci, and Franco. Loving sister of Helen (Sal), Lou (Connie), Joe (Jean), and Catherine. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and other dear family and friends. Marie was an excellent cook and baker. She was a devout Catholic and a member of Bellmawr Seniors. Marie loved music, dancing with Frank, and sharing her gift of a beautiful singing voice. She also enjoyed reading... Read more →

Susan M. Jordan, of Bellmawr, age 56

Susan M. Jordan, on February 24, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 56. Beloved mother of Victoria Caldas, Taylor Caldas and the late J.T. Jordan. Loving "Gigi" to Peyton George. Cherished daughter of Dorothy and James Jordan. Dear sister of James Jordan (Robin). Aunt of Shannon and Casey Jordan. Also survived by Obe Caldas, Debbie Polin and many cousins, aunts and uncles. Susan worked for USPS. In her free time, she loved camping and vacationing in Disney, the Bahamas and going on cruises. Susan loved the shore, her animals and most importantly, her family. There will be a celebration of her life held at a later date. Read more →

Free Food for Camden County Residents Friday

Camden County has partnered with Touch New Jersey to bring FREE food distribution to those in need throughout Camden County. Drive-up only, While supplies last. Must wear a mask and practice social distancing. Read more →

Former Bellmawr Resident Jesse Ryan Yip Succumbs; Triton Alum, Avid Skydiver

Jesse Ryan Yip age 33 Suddenly, on February 12, 2021, at age 33. Of Port Charlotte, Florida. Formerly of Bellmawr, NJ. Beloved son of Dawn Renn and William “Jesse” Yip. Loving brother of Dylan Powers, Alexis Yip and Jenna Yip. Cherished maternal grandson of Jane Renn and the late Robert Renn. Cherished paternal grandson of Ilse Yip and the late Arthur Yip. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends, as well as Ashley Hall and her two daughters, Kayleigh and Paige of Port Charlotte, FL. Jesse was a graduate of Triton High School class of 2006. He went on to graduate Boot Camp in the U.S. Army in 2009. Jesse was an avid skydiver and loved playing football and hockey. Relatives and... Read more →

Joseph T. Wdzieczkowski, age 90, of Bellmawr; Retired Postal Worker, Air Force Veteran

Joseph T. Wdzieczkowski, age 90, of Bellmawr, passed away peacefully at home with his wife by his side on Thursday, February 18, 2021. Beloved husband of 67 years to Mabel E. Wdzieczkowski (nee Rieger). Devoted father of Joseph T. Wells (Mary Ellen) and Thomas J. Wdzieczkowski (Debbie) and the late Donna. Loving grandfather of Jennifer Wells, Marie & Joshua Kizitaff, and Rachel and Tori Wdzieczkowski. Dear brother of Bruno Wdzieczkowski (the late Rose), Margaret Smith (Ronald), Sister Rosemarie, and the late Thomas Wdzieczkowski (the late Rose). Mr. Wdzieczkowski was a US Air Force veteran. He worked for the US Postal Service in Bellmawr for 42 years and retired as the Manager of Training in 1992. Joe was an avid church goer and a member of... Read more →

CNBNews Cheers & Jeers January & February 2021

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CHEER--The Gloucester High Lady Lions are off to a great start; they are unbeaten through their first seven games. Way to Go Lions. JEER—The recent snowstorms have made it very difficult for people walking, especially when the owner of the property doesn't clear the snow from the walkway. What is especially annoying to pedestrians is being forced into the street because of an icy sidewalk. Most communities have an ordinance requiring sidewalks in their town to be cleaned within so many hours after the snow stops. In Gloucester City, the Snow and Ice Removal Ordinance, Chapter 73-15 adopted in April 1881 states in part, "All owners or occupants of any lots, building, sheds or cellars within the limits of... Read more →

Frances C. Musero-Shiflet, of Cedar Brook; formerly of Bellmawr

Frances C. Musero-Shiflet, of Cedar Brook; formerly of Bellmawr; passed away peacefully on February 6, 2021 at home with her family. Frances is the Loving wife of the late Thomas; Beloved daughter of the late Frank & Carmella; Devoted mother of Richard and his wife Diane; Proud Gramms of Karli; Dear sister of Rosemarie Musero, Frank Musero and his wife Pam, Dolores Shaw and her husband Jim, and Charles Musero and his wife Sharon. Frances will also be missed by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and pets. Frances' greatest joy was her family, her pets, and most of all being Karli's Gramms. Frances enjoyed working out, going to the movies with her family, going to diners, drinking her morning coffee on the deck while... Read more →

Joseph Patrick Gilligan, Member of Purple Eagles and Bellmawr Girls Softball

Joseph Patrick Gilligan Joseph Patrick Gilligan on Feb 6, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 76. Beloved Husband of Kathleen (nee Daniels). Devoted Father of Meg Brown (Kevin), Kara Newman- Gilligan (the late Andrea) and Brian Gilligan (Michelle). Loving Joe-Joe of Colin Ryder, Patrick Ryder, Liam Ryder, Owen Brown, Abigail Brown, Josie Brown, Charolette Brown, Grady Brown, Callahan Newman-Galligan, Chase Galligan, Tanner Galligan and Quinn Gilligan. Dear Brother of Kathleen Familetti. Joe was a member of the Bellmawr Purple Eagles and Bellmawr Girls Softball. He proudly served in the Coast Guard Reserve. There will be a viewing Wednesday from 8:30 to 10am at Gardner Funeral Home, Runnemede. Funeral Mass 10:30am Wednesday at St Joachim Parish, Annunciation BVM Church, Bellmawr. Interment private at the request of family. Donations... Read more →

Photos of Downtown Gloucester City on a Snowy Night

The Broadway and Monmouth Street intersection, looking towards St. Mary's Church, located at 425 Monmouth Street (photo by Kathy Reddy) (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(Feb 3, 2021)(CNBNews)--Kathy Reddy, of Sunshine Florist Shop, Broadway and Monmouth Street took some fabulous photos Monday night, February 1 of St. Mary's Church, the Gloucester City Municipal Building and the Veterans Monument during the snowstorm. The Veterans monument on the far left and the Gloucester City Municipal Building, on the right (photo by Kathy Reddy) PNC Bank on the left, St. Mary's Church in the distance and Bank of America on the right (photo by Kathy Reddy) The photos are published here with permission. Thank you Kathy ~CNBNews ++++++ For those who are unaware Sunshine Flowers & Gifts, 2 North Broadway, has... Read more →

Federal Trade Commission: Amazon Flex didn’t deliver as promised

Customers thought they were tipping drivers — not Amazon — and drivers were left shortchanged February 2, 2021 by Jim Kreidler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Using your own vehicle to deliver packages for Amazon and earn extra money. Sounds good, right? But has Amazon been keeping the tips its drivers are making when delivering for its Amazon Flex program? According to the complaint the FTC issued today, the answer is yes. image courtesy of https://www.liveinhomecare.com/ In its app and numerous marketing materials, Amazon advertises that drivers can earn $18 to $25 per hour — plus 100% of customer tips. According to the FTC, during a two-and-a-half year period, Amazon Flex used about $61.7 million in tips to subsidize drivers’ base pay. Customers thought they were... Read more →

James H. Gentile, "Jimmy Tomato," of Bellmawr; Brooklawn Legion Post 72 Member

James H. Gentile, "Jimmy Tomato," of Bellmawr, on January 31, 2021, surrounded by his loving family he passed away peacefully. Age 64. Loving son of the late Harold "Duke" and Helen (nee Porter) Gentile. Dear brother of Carol Price (Peter III), and the late Robert Gentile (Janet Johnson). Devoted Uncle of Robert Gentile, Jr., Peter Price IV (Melissa), Cathleen Price, Christine Price, and Crystal Price and great uncle of Peter V, Aubree, Ayden, Paxton. Nephew of Shirley Dougherty. Grandson of the late Louis and Elva Porter. Preceded in death by his faithful companion "Missy." Jim was a lifelong resident of Bellmawr, NJ. He was a member of the Brooklawn American Legion Post 72 for 25 years. His hobbies and interests include gardening his tomatoes in... Read more →

Anna Goldie (nee Raneri), of Bellmawr

Anna Goldie (nee Raneri), of Bellmawr, passed away peacefully, on January 26, 2021. Age 93. Loving wife of the late William Goldie. Devoted mother of Sharon Goldie and Sandra Cima (Rocco). She loved her family, especially her granddaughter, Amanda Petito (Andrew) and her grandsons Rocco Cima, Antonio Cima (Janaye) and Franco Cima (Janine). Anna was blessed with 4 great grandchildren. Services will be private at the request of the family. https://www.gardnerfuneralhome.com Read more →

Gertrude J. Wakeley "Trudy", Bellmawr, 93

Gertrude J. Wakeley "Trudy" (nee Bayer), on January 26, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 93. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Wakeley for 49 years. Devoted mother of Thomas Wakeley and Joann Duffield and stepmother of Dolores O'Neill (the late Joseph). Loving grandmother of Victoria Liebman (Todd), Pamela Wakeley (Jeremy Webb), Thomas Wakeley III (Jodi), and Shannon Eaton (Tyler) and step grandmother of Joseph O'Neill (Amy), Darren O'Neill (Ro), Kevin O'Neill (Jamie), Ryan O'Neill (Amy), and Glenn O'Neill (Cara). Dear great grandmother of 8 and step great grandmother of 9. Trudy was an employee at ITE Imperial as a bookkeeper, retiring in 1992 after 22 years. She was a member of the Bellmawr Little League Women's Auxiliary. There will be a viewing from 8:45am to 9:45am... Read more →

Police Need Help Identifying / Locating Driver Involved in Camden City Hit-and-Run

Camden City, N.J. (January 28, 2021)– Detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying and locating the driver involved in a Jan. 27 fatal hit-and-run in Camden, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. Police responded to the 2600 block of Mt. Ephraim Ave. shortly before 10 p.m. for a report of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle. When they arrived, they located a man suffering from injuries to the head. The victim, identified as Lawrence Lloyd, 46, of Camden, was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead around 10:30 p.m. A witness told officers the driver who hit Lloyd drove off after the incident. Through the investigation, detectives collected evidence and surveillance... Read more →

Bob Waterson of Bellmawr; Air Force Veteran, Mt. Laurel MUA Employee, Auto Detailer

Bob Waterson Robert “Bob” Waterson, age 80, from Bellmawr NJ, passed away peacefully at his home in Bellmawr on Monday, January 25, 2021. He is survived by his dear friend and former spouse Frances Waterson. Beloved father to Robert Waterson (Dawn), Darlene Sokoloff (Shanon), and Donna Conte (Brian). Cherished Grandpop to Kennedy, Taylor, Gracie, George, Charlotte. Admired cousins Tony Beatrice, Roz Ezzi and Godson, Jimmy Ezzi. Predeceased by his loving mother Mary Beatrice DiGioia (Dominic), his father George Waterson Sr., and brother George Waterson Jr. Bob grew up in Camden, attended high school and proudly earned his GED. He went on to serve in the US Air Force, E4 Airman First Class, from 1960-1964, stationed in Berlin, Germany and Tachikawa, Japan. He was quickly promoted... Read more →

Lawrence W. Bruni "Larry", of Bellmawr, 74

Lawrence W. Bruni "Larry", on January 19, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 74. Beloved son of the late Lawrence Sr. and Dolores. Loving brother of Dolores Ferrara "Sis" (Phil) "Swizz". Dear uncle of Philip Ferrara and Valerie Capobianco (Faust Sr.). Great uncle to Faust Capobianco, Jr. Also survived by many family members and friends. Larry proudly served in the United States Army. He was a member of the Blueberry Hill Hunting Club and worked for Staple Ford Chevrolet. There will be a viewing from 9am to 10am on Thursday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Mass 10:30am at Annunciation BVM Church, Bellmawr. Interment New Saint Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr. Read more →

Mario A. Chiusolo, of Bellmawr, 94

Mario A. Chiusolo, on January 18, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 94. Beloved husband of the late Rosina (nee Penna). Devoted father of Marie McDowell (Joe) and Enrico Chiusolo (JoAnn). Loving grandfather of Aubrey, Jason, Jamie, Nicholas, Kristin, and Kurt and great grandfather of Karlye, Joseph, Keith, Anthony, Carter, Nicholas, and Cadence. Dear brother of the late Lucy and Anna. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mario proudly served with the US Army. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, services and interment will be private. Read more →

Irene A. Gedremenc (nee Messner), of Bellmawr

Irene A. Gedremenc (nee Messner), on January 17, 2021, of Bellmawr; formerly of South Philly. Age 73. Daughter of the late Warren and Adelina Messner. Beloved wife of Ilija "Lee" Gedremenc for 39 years. Devoted mother of William E. Gedremenc and Christina A. Klemp (Gabe). Cherished MiMi of Landon and Olivianna. Dear sister of William J. (Joyce), David W, Sr. (Susan), Warren, Jr. (Pam), and Philip (Karen). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Irene loved spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren. She enjoyed going on cruises with Lee and going to hockey and baseball games with Tina. Irene had a loving heart - a true heart of gold. She would help anybody, anytime. There will be a viewing from 6pm to 8pm... Read more →

Gwendolyn Vonceil Egner Ryan, Long Time Nurse; Bellmawr Board of Health

Peacefully, on January 15, 2021. Mother of 6 children and former nurse of Bellmawr, NJ. More recently of Mt. Laurel and Cherry Hill and a long-time resident of Sea Isle City. Loving and devoted wife of over 60 years to the late James J Ryan Sr. Beloved mother of Richard, Kathleen Pacifico, James Jr. (Sara), David (Stacey), Jennifer Alleva (David) and Daniel (Christie). Cherished "Mom-Mom" to 17 grandchildren and the late Jaime DeMaria, and 15 great grandchildren. Dear sister to the late Barbara Dubiel (Joseph). Treasured aunt and devoted friend to many. Born in Philadelphia on August 23, 1929, Gwen grew up in Reading, PA. She was a proud cheerleader for Reading High School and was a 1950 graduate of the Bellevue School of Nursing... Read more →

Joseph P. Driscoll, Jr., of Bellmawr; Active St. Mary’s Parishioner, Air Force Veteran

Joe died peacefully surrounded by his family, including his loving wife of nearly 60 years Olive M. Driscoll (nee Pine), and his children: Denise (BJ) Glassman, Nancy (Pat) Gartland, Joe (Kim) Driscoll, Susan (Bob) Leonchuck, John (Katie) Driscoll, and Colleen Long (Joe). He was adored and loved by his 29 grandchildren, the Glassmans: Bill (Nicole), Bob (Tiff), Kim, Krista (Cesar), Dan, Liz (Joe), Jim, and Eric; the Gartlands: Patrick (Stephanie), Erin (John), Michael (Alexis) and Sean; the Driscolls: Luke, Allison, and Liam; the Leonchucks: Michael Blaise, Rebecca, Nick, and Jeanette; the Driscolls: Catherine (Chris), Joe, Jack, Olivia, Sam, Genevieve, and Brody; and the Longs: Alexa, Madison (Obey), and Brian. He was the cherished Great-grandfather of 12, Hannah, Noah, Bobby, Kylie, Kendra, Ryan, Eli, Brielle, Rosie,... Read more →

Marlene Baranello, of Bellmawr, 77

Surrounded by her loving family, Marlene passed peacefully on January 14, 2021, at age 77. Of Bellmawr. Formerly of Philadelphia, PA. Cherished daughter of the late James and Mary Baranello (nee D’Alessio). Beloved sister of Jean Baranello Abbonizia and her late husband, Arthur James Abbonizia. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and great dogs and cats. Marlene loved pizza and bowling, time spent with family and friends, and enjoyed eating out whenever the occasion arose, cheese steaks were her favorite. She enjoyed special time spent with her best friend Nancy. Marlene attended a Senior Care Center, Active Day of Washington Township prior to the start of Covid in March 2020. She and her family loved Trish and the staff who... Read more →

Roseann M. Chambers of Bellmawr age 82

Roseann M. Chambers (nee Bisirri), on January 10, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 82. Beloved mother of James (Kimberly), John (Tracy), Mark (Patrice), and Michael (Colleen). Devoted grandmother Tiffany (Leandro), Jimmy (Katelynn), Johnny (Jen), Alicia, Alyssa, Aidan, Carly, Logan, and Cooper and great grandmom of Hailey and Tyler. Preceded in death by six siblings. Family was the center of Roseann's life. She loved spending time with her four sons, their wives, her grandchildren, and her nieces and nephews. There will be a visitation from 9:45am to 11:45am Friday morning at St. Joseph the Worker Parish, St. Vincent Pallotti RC Church, 901 Hopkins Road A, Haddonfield, NJ 08033. Memorial Mass 12 noon at the Church. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Cherry Hill. In lieu of flowers, donations may be... Read more →

John (Jack) J. Swartz, Sr. of Bellmawr

On January 11, 2021. Age 80. Longtime resident of Bellmawr. Loving and devoted husband of 51 years to the late Ann M. Swartz (nee Colan), who passed away in 2013. Loving father of John J. “Jack” Swartz, Jr. (Lisa), Michele Nowlen (Andrew) and Lisa Myers (Brian). Adored and loved by his seven grandchildren, Justin and Aaron Nowlen, Amanda and Robert Swartz and Brooke, Ava and Breanne Myers. Cherished great-grandfather of Willow Nowlen. Predeceased by his sister, Mary Tinari. Jack was a resident of Bellmawr since 1974, where he was faithful and devoted parishioner of St. Joachim Parish: Annunciation B.V.M. Church, having served as an usher at mass. He worked 37 years for ACME Markets in South Philadelphia. At the request of his family, funeral services... Read more →