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Barbara L. Pilarz, of Bellmawr, age 80

Barbara L. Pilarz (nee Mataushek), on July 9, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 80. Beloved wife of John. Devoted mother of John Jr. (Kathleen), Mary-Lou Tupper (Eric), Matthew (Rob Drennan), and J Bellmaeennifer Sebastian (Michael). Loving grandmother of Lauren and Megan Pilarz, Riley, Avery, and Aidan Tupper, and Hunter P Sebastian. Dear sister of Caryl Krupinski and the late Carl Mataushek. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. There will be a viewing from 9:45am to 10:45am Monday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, BELLMAWR, 200 S. Black... Read more →


George I. Morgey, of Bellmawr. Age 75.

George I. Morgey, on July 9, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 75. Beloved husband of Nancy (nee Weeks). Devoted father of April Gray (George, Jr.) and Kimberly Morgey (Keith). Loving Pop Pop of Jillian and George, III. Dear brother of the late JoeAnn McDermott. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. George worked for the Philadelphia Navy Yard for over 25 years. There will be a viewing from 6 to 8pm Sunday eve at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Mass 10am Monday at St. Joachim Parish,... Read more →


CNB Traffic Alert: Bellmawr's Creek Road Eastbound Lane Closed Wednesday

Alternating traffic during the day to implement a traffic shift (Trenton)(July 7, 2020)-- – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced Creek Road eastbound over I-295 will be closed during the day tomorrow with alternating traffic to establish a traffic shift as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 9 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, July 8, until 3:30 p.m., NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close Creek Road eastbound between Booth Drive and Essex Avenue to... Read more →


Scott T. Piechoski, Sr., of Runnemede, formerly of Bellmawr; Member of Drywall Taper Union

Scott T. Piechoski, Sr., on April 10, 2020, of Runnemede; formerly of Bellmawr. Age 55. Beloved husband of Lesley (nee Messina) for 21 years. Devoted and loving father of Scott Jr. (Andrea) and Shane. Also survived by his mother-in-law Karen Messina, sisters-in-law Lisa and Lori, 1 niece and 3 nephews. Scott was a proud Union man of Local 1976 Drywall Tapers Union of New Jersey. He was a hardworking man and loved his job. He worked for B.V.F of PA for 15 years and he... Read more →


Anthony A. Campellone, of Bellmawr, 66

Anthony A. Campellone, on June 30, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 66. Beloved husband of 42 years to Judy (nee Milan). Devoted father of Tina Marie Campellone, Joseph Dominic Campellone and Anthony John Campellone. Grand "Peow" to many loving pets. Brother-in-law of Tony Milan (Karen), Connie Sunderhauf (Jim) and their families. God Father of Michael Sunderhauf. Anthony worked for various casinos in Atlantic City, NJ and most recently worked for Valley Forge Casino and Resort. There will be a visitation on Monday from 10am to 11:45am... Read more →


The Camden County LNIK Trail

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


Toxic Fumes from The Asphalt Tank Explosion Spread Throughout Gloucester City

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


Robert Peter, APWU Local 526 Treasurer (Blackwood) Sentenced to Home Detention for Stealing Union Funds

Camden City, NJ --On June 17, 2020, in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (Camden), Robert Peter, former Secretary-Treasurer of American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Local 526 (located in Blackwood, N.J.), was sentenced to six months of home detention and three years of probation. Peter was also ordered to pay $34,500 in restitution and a $100 special assessment. On August 8, 2019, in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (Camden), Peter, was charged in an... Read more →


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

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


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

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


I-295 northbound Exit 26 to I-76 westbound daytime closures begin tomorrow

as Direct Connection project advances Left lane will be closed on Route 42 northbound (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the I-295 northbound Exit 26 ramp to I-76 westbound and the left lane on Route 42 northbound will be closed for three days as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 9 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, June 23, until 3:30 p.m., and repeating daily through Thursday, June 25, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., will close the I-295... Read more →


Atilis Gym Update; Overdose Deaths Way Up; Where Are Crescent Trailer Park Drug Pushers?

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews INJUNCTION REQUEST BY ATILIS GYM OWNERS DENIED--U.S. District Judge Robert B. Kugler, a New Jersey federal judge, declined on Friday, June 19, to grant an Gloucestercitynews.net files injunction to the Atilis Gym, Bellmawr, and allow it to operate. The Atilis owners argued, according to Law 360, that gyms have been arbitrarily excluded from the types of businesses allowed to open during the states' phased reopening. The owners filed a suit last month alleging that NJ Gov. Phil Murphy of... Read more →


Bertha Dawn Debus (nee Toomey) of Bellmawr

Bertha Dawn Debus (nee Toomey), on June 12, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 66. Beloved mother of John Toomey and Joseph Toomey. Devoted grandmother of Ty, Johnny, and Robby. Dear sister of Beverly Schotter, Joyce McConnell, and the late Star Coleman. Also survived by eight nieces and nephews. Services and interment are private at the request of the family. Funeral arrangement under the direction of the Gardner Funeral Home. Read more →


Michael A. DiGiacomo, former Postal Worker, Softball Hall of Fame Member, WWII Veteran

Michael A. DiGiacomo, on June 11, 2020, of Blackwood, formerly of Bellmawr. Age 92. Beloved husband of the late Rita (nee Martel). Devoted father of Michael (Donna), Gary (Nancy), Linda Mitchell (George), Barbara Eckert (Jamie) and Charles. Loving grandfather of Ashley Eckert, Justin (Megan), Jeffrey (Crystal), Matthew (Rachel Miller), Julianne (Kyle Bacher) and Ryan DiGiacomo. Dear great grandfather of Bryson and Rita Marie. Preceded in death by his six siblings. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mr. DiGiacomo proudly served our country in WWII.... Read more →


Robert F. Buchanan, of Blenheim, formerly of Bellmawr

Robert F. Buchanan, on June 7, 2020, of Blenheim, formerly of Bellmawr. Age 57. Beloved husband of Amy Buchanan (nee Prickett). Loving father of Andrew Robert Buchanan and Joshua Lee Buchanan. Devoted son of Joan (nee Frei) and the late James Buchanan. Dear son-in-law of Ken and Diana Prickett. Brother of James Buchanan (Kathy), Michael Buchanan, Joanne Walsh (James), and the late Cathy Buchanan. Also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, a niece, nephews, great nephews, and a great niece. Mr. Buchanan was formerly a foreman... Read more →


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

Candace Owens gives her opinion on George Floyd and racial disparity in the USA. GoFundMe has suspended a fundraiser established by the conservative activist for a café co-owner who called the late George Floyd a “thug,” saying her campaign violated its policies on “intolerance of any kind.” Owens had raised more than $200,000 for the Parkside Café in Birmingham, Ala., after co-owner Michael Dykes sparked backlash by insulting Floyd and calling the people protesting his death “idiots” in a text message to co-owner Robert Bagwell.... Read more →


Creek Road Bridge over I-295 overnight closures continue as Missing Moves project advances in Camden County

Overnight detours this week in preparation of bridge demolition (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the Creek Road Bridge over I-295 will be closed and detoured overnight this week as the Missing Moves project between I-295 and Route 42 advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Monday, June 8, until 12 midnight, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close one lane on the Creek Road Bridge over I-295 and maintain alternating traffic between Booth Drive... Read more →


Dog Dies After Being Attacked; Old ST. Maurice Church Auction; New Name for Proprietors Park?

CNBNews Tips and Snippets: William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews DOG ATTACKED BY OTHER DOGS DIES—A dog in the Riverview Heights section of Gloucester City died last month after being attacked by two other dogs. According to the police the deceased dog died from shock, due to a combination of the being bitten in the face by the attacking dog (s) and the dog's underlying medical condition. The owner of the dog who died said his dog was a mixed German Shepherd and the attacking... Read more →


Black Lives Matters Protest in Gloucester City

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


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

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


CC Dept. of Disabilities and Special Needs Offering Classes and Programs

Virtual DisABILITIES Classes and Programs Since many in-person classes and programs have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Camden County Department of Disabilities and Special Needs is now offering online and virtual programing. Visit www.CamdenCounty.com for a listing of classes like dancing, yoga, boxing and fitness. The online series is updated weekly. Read More. Due to the Corona Virus pandemic and emergency measures put in place for public safety, Camp Sunny Side 2020 has been cancelled. Moving forward during these difficult times and... Read more →


I-295 northbound lane closures tonight

Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Camden County Lane closures necessary to shift traffic (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced overnight lane closures on I-295 northbound tonight to establish a traffic shift as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Friday, May 29, until 6 a.m., Saturday, May 30, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close two lanes of I-295 northbound from approximately the Almonesson Road overpass to... Read more →


Freeholder Director on Bellmawr Gym Dispute

The statement below is by Camden County Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr., regarding the defiance of Gov. Phil Murphy’s executive order. “Last week, New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner, Judith Persichilli, signed an order closing a gym in Bellmawr which has been operating in defiance of Governor Phil Murphy’s Executive Order closing nonessential businesses. The commissioner’s order will continue to maintain measures set forth to stop the spread of COVID-19 in our county and statewide. Today, more than 5,900 of our residents have been infected... Read more →


Liberta Russo, of Bellmawr, age 89

Liberta Russo (nee Leto), on May 22, 2020, of Bellmawr, formerly of South Philadelphia. Age 89. Beloved wife of the late Peter Russo Sr. Devoted mother of Peter, Jr. (Lori), Joseph (Ginnie), and Karen Aversa (Keith). Loving grandmother of Danielle (Steven), Peter III (Kristen), Michael (Nicole), Gina (Jason), Joseph (Natalie), Anthony (Stephanie), Krista, and Keith, Jr. Cherished great-grandmother of 15. Preceded in death by 6 siblings. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Due to the restriction set forth by the state of New Jersey... Read more →


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

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


CNBNews April & May Cheers and Jeers

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


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

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


Video: Bellmawr Police Arrest Atilis Gym Customer

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


What Has Happened To Our Beloved America?

Earl Foster | Guest Columnist (Gloucestercitynews.net)--What has happened to our beloved America? The one known "Land of the free, home of the brave" has now become "Land of the frightened, home of the easily controlled" over a virus. Couple this with the misinformation, media and political manipulation that has driven Americans into a frenzy of fear that has left them hiding in their homes afraid to go out at all, while the Government is busy releasing inmates from prison, furthering their political agendas, and helping... Read more →


ATILIS GYM REMAINS OPEN DESPITE VIOLATING EXECUTIVE ORDER

Police Officer: "You are all in violation of the Executive Order. You all have a good day." The crowd erupted in cheers and chants of USA! BELLMAWR NJ (May 18, 2020)--THE owner (s) of the ATILIS GYM in Bellmawr were able to remain open, despite the fact that they were in violation of the Governor's executive order, according to Fox News 29 Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer said "Anyone who patronizes a business that is open in violation of an executive order could face criminal... Read more →


Lawrence W. Schreffler

Lawrence W. Schreffler, on May 16, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 63. Devoted father of Jenny Blade-Tester. Beloved son of Marion and the late Kenneth Jr. Dear brother of Kenneth III (Mindi), Keith and the late Mariann. Uncle of Stefan, Jared, Kyle and Casadei. Lawrence was a longtime resident at Woods Rehabilitation. Due to the restrictions set forth by the state of New Jersey services will be private. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Woods Services, C/O Development Offices, PO Box... Read more →


Prosecutor Threatening to Fine People for Visiting ATILIS Gym/Other Places Required to Remain Closed

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (Gloucestercitynews.net)(May18, 2020)--Camden City, N.J. –Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer is threatening to fine people up to $1,000 for visiting places such as recreational and entertainment businesses, movie theaters, gyms, bars, Jill Mayer hair salons, retail shopping malls, tattoo parlors. Those facilities are required to remain closed until the order is lifted. "While the Governor’s most recent Executive Order shows that slow, planned steps are being taken to safely reopen New Jersey businesses, functions, and facilities like parks, construction, and... Read more →


Good News, Bad News, Gym Goes Rogue, Memories

TIPS AND SNIPPETS William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GOOD NEWS! Housing Violator Stopped—A number of residents contacted CNBNews on Tuesday after reading a Facebook advertisement regarding a boarding house opening in a longtime residential property in the unit block of North Harley Avenue. The advertisement pertained to three rooms in the bungalow that was available. The upstairs attic and two rooms on the floor below. It mentioned there was good parking available and a large basement for storage. The Facebook ad showed the inside... Read more →


Road Construction to Close Portions of I-295 South

I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to Route 42 southbound/I-295 southbound to be closed and detoured tonight Signed detour will be in place overnight (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced an overnight closure of the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Friday, May 15, until 6 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, May 16, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., will close the I-295 southbound ramp to Route... Read more →


Constance R. Wilke, age 76 of Gloucester City; Retired Bellmawr School Teacher

Gloucester City – On May 7, 2020. Age 76. (nee Wojtkowiak). Loving wife of 42 years to the late Alvin F. Wilke, Jr. Beloved mother of Joseph A. Wilke and Suzanne R. McNally. Cherished grandmother of Alexander and Elysia McNally. Beloved sister of Matthew S. Wojtkowiak (Diane) and Regina Marie Butterworth (John). Connie was a lifelong parishioner of St. Joseph’s Church in Camden. She was a retired school teacher from Bellmawr School district. Due to current restrictions placed on funerals, Connie’s funeral services will be... Read more →