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Michael J. Pratt, Sr., of Somers Point, formerly of Bellmawr; Navy Veteran, Volunteer Fireman

Michael J. Pratt, Sr. Of Somers Point, formerly of Bellmawr, NJ. Passed away suddenly on September 9, 2020. Age 58. Born in Woodbury, NJ, he was the son of Jackie Pratt and the late Edward J. Pratt. Michael is survived by his husband, Michael D. Burnett; son, Michael J. Pratt, Jr.; daughter, Katie Pratt; brothers, George Stetser, Edward Pratt (Patti), Ryan Pratt; sisters, Denise Pratt and Kelley Gibbons (Bob); grandchildren; Leilan and Evan. Michael was also predeceased by his brother, John H. Pratt. Following his high school graduation, Michael proudly served his country in the US Navy, during Desert Storm. He later worked as a waiter for the Empire Diner. Michael was a longtime volunteer fireman with the Verga Fire Company #1 and the Somers... Read more →

Lucy Ann Larmour of Bellmawr.

Lucy Ann Larmour (nee Martino), on September 14, 2020. Age 91. Born and raised in Bellmawr, NJ. Devoted mother of Samuel Bullock and his fiancée Jennifer Wolff. Loving grandmother of Samuel, David, Josh (Maggie), and Callie Bullock and great grandmother to Mabel, Martin, Hazel, and Bowie. Best friend and aunt to Frieda Sharp. Daughter of the late Nicholas and Katherine Martino and sister of the late Frank, James, Nicholas, Mary, Katherine, Rose, and Jennifer, who are all welcoming her into Heaven. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, extended family members, and friends. Lucy always enjoyed cooking and celebrating all our family occasions. Her traditional pizzelles and Christmas cookies will be missed. There will be a visitation Monday evening from 6pm to 8pm at GARDNER FUNERAL... Read more →

Albert J. DiSalvio, Sr, of Bellmawr, Heart Transplant Recipient, Master Chef known for his Sunday Gravy

Albert J. DiSalvio, Sr. BELLMAWR NJ (September 15, 2020)----Albert J. DiSalvio, Sr., passed suddenly on September 13th, 2020, of Bellmawr, NJ. Age 62. Beloved husband of Regina (nee Gmaz). Devoted father of Kathleen Coluzzi (Matthew), Rosemary DiSalvio (Elijah), and Albert DiSalvio Jr. (Emily Kaschak). Loving grandfather of Willow, Paisley and Paige. Dear brother of Michael DiSalvio (Linda) and brother-in-law of Mary King (Charles), Nancy Gmaz, Joseph Gmaz (Jackie), and Debbie Keller (Jim). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Al was a heart transplant recipient who lived six years glorifying his donor. Al was a master chef- always cooking his famous Sunday Gravy, barbecuing and entertaining for his family and friends. Al was the Food Service Director for the St. Pius Retreat of the Camden... Read more →

John Carty age 91, of Bellmawr

On August 29, 2020, at the age of 91, John Carty (Bellmawr, New Jersey), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania passed away. He was predeceased by: his son Billy. He is survived by: his wife Patricia L.; his children, Michael (Jean), Barbara Graham (Dennis), Thomas, James (Susan) and John (Joanne); his grandchildren, Michael (Pippi), Nicole, Danielle (Thomas), Elizabeth (Steve), William, Denise (Justin), Ashley, James and Jordan; his brother Bill Carty; and his sister-in-law Barbara Trout. He is also survived by 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 18th, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Healey Funeral Home (9 White Horse Pike, Haddon Heights, NJ 08035). A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, September 19th, 2020 at 10:00 AM at the St.... Read more →

Diaper Drive Sponsored by CC Prosecutors Office

CAMDEN CITY, NJ--The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office is excited to announce its Diaper Drive. We are proud that police departments across the county have teamed up to participate. “When I first came to the Office, I met with Sister Helen Cole, Administrative Director of Guadalupe Family Services in Camden,” said Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer. “She mentioned a former study linking the connection between the financial strain of buying diapers and instances of child abuse. Collecting diapers to be donated to families who are struggling is an easy way to help alleviate at least some strain on our families in need and potentially help our children as well.” You can help by donating diapers (preferred sizes are 4, 5, 6, and pull-ups) and... Read more →

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

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez announced that the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone (commonly called Narcan) will be available for free to residents at participating pharmacies throughout Camden County from September 24 through 26 as part of a statewide effort to combat the opioid crisis. “Camden County residents can anonymously obtain two doses of naloxone at no cost to them, without an appointment or a prescription,” said Rodriguez, liaison to the Camden County Department of Health and Huma Services. “As we battle this epidemic, the ability to quickly administer naloxone is the difference between life and death for an individual in distress.” Participating Camden County Pharmacies Riteaid 375 White Horse Pike Waterford Township NJ 08004 (856) 768-0911 Sav-On Pharmacy 100 N Black Horse... Read more →

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

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

SCI Releases Report on Pagan's MC Gang

photo courtesy of NJ State Crime Investigation Force (Gloucestercitynews.net)-TRENTON NJ (September 10, 2020)--– The State Commission of Investigation revealed in a report issued September 9 that the proliferation of violence that accompanied a recent rapid expansion of the Pagans Outlaw Motorcycle Gang in New Jersey included numerous assaults committed against members of the public – some of whom had no connection at all to the biker club. RELATED: Gloucester City Police Chief: There Was No Fight Between Pagans and Warlocks MEMBERS AND ASSOCIATES OF THE PAGANS OUTLAW MOTORCYCLE GANG ARRESTED IN TRI-STATE AREA SWEEP The SCI report, culminating investigative work that included a 2019 public hearing on the resurgence of the biker gang, found members have become increasingly combative with not only rivals but against... Read more →

Lucy Ann Lescota, of Bellmawr

Lucy Ann Lescota, Suddenly on September 4, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 25. Beloved daughter of Robert and Darlene (nee Cheek). Also survived by many closest friends and family. Lucy was a Rutgers University graduate and also worked at the University's library in Camden. There will be a viewing from 1:30pm to 3:30pm on Wednesday afternoon, GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Service 3:30pm at the funeral home. Interment private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Lucy's name to a charity of choice. Read more →

Gloucester City, Brooklawn, Bellmawr, Westville Complain to Philly Mayor About BOOM CARS

Last year the Boro of Merchantville posted the following message about the Boom Cars causing a noise problem in their community. The thump thumping that keeps South Jersey folks up at night isn’t coming from under the bed. Residents living along a 20-mile stretch of riverfront towns from Burlington to Gloucester Counties have reported noise from what officials call “boom car” parties in Philadelphia on the weekends, usually from Saturday 11 p.m. until Sunday 5 a.m. Philadelphia police enforce the city’s noise ordinance, which includes quiet hours between 9 p.m. and 8 a.m. Those who violate city code face fines for a first-time offense between $100 and $300. Four or more offenses could cost $500 to $700. Yesterday, the Merchantville Police Department posted an advisory... Read more →

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

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

Alfonso J. "Brody" Fario, of Voorhees, formerly of Bellmawr

Alfonso J. "Brody" Fario, on August 28, 2020 of Voorhees, formerly of Bellmawr. Age 87. Beloved husband of the late Alma B. (nee Pirolli). Devoted father of Patricia Fario. Loving brother of Angelo Fario (Grace), Joseph Fario and Anthony Fario. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Brody proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Services and interment will be private at the request of the family. Read more →

Executive Order 181 Allows Gyms to Open Sept. 1; Members Must Make Reservations

TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 181, which permits gyms and health clubs, as well as amusement and water parks, to reopen their indoor premises to the public on Tuesday, September 1 at 6:00 a.m., provided these facilities comply with the health and safety standards issued by the Department of Health. Gloucestercitynews.net files “Gyms are among the most-challenging indoor environments to prevent the transmission of COVID-19,” said Governor Murphy. “Given where we are in this fight and the overwhelming personal responsibility demonstrated by gym owners and gym members over the past several months, we can confidently take this important step on our road back.” “Exercise is very important for the body and the mind, but it needs to be done in a... Read more →

Suspect Charged for Smash and Grab Burglaries...

Berlin, Cherry Hill, Collingswood, Gloucester City, Gloucester Twp., Haddon Hts., Pennsauken, Somerdale CAMDEN CITY, NJ (August 29, 2020)--A Lawnside man has been charged in multiple jurisdictions for a string of “smash-and-grab” style burglaries committed in stolen vehicles over the course of 13 days, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer. Gloucestercitynews.net files Erik Wallace, 47, of Lawnside, has been charged with numerous counts of Burglary, Theft, and Criminal Mischief in the Borough of Berlin, Cherry Hill, Collingswood, Gloucester City, Gloucester Township, New Jersey, Haddon Heights, Pennsauken, and Somerdale. “These crimes spanned across the entire Camden County area and required the coordination of more than eight police departments,” said Mayer. “This case highlights how important communication is between our law enforcement agencies. Without the... Read more →

Substitute Teacher's Aides for Gloucester City Public School District

County: Camden Posted Date: 8/25/2020 Expiration Date: 9/24/2020 Description Looking for a permanent substitute position? Well we are currently hiring talented Substitute Teacher's Aides that are needed on a long-term basis. Kelly Education is now hiring substitute Teacher's Aides for the Gloucester Public School District for the 2020-2021 school year! Substituting is a great way to boost your resume, gain valuable teaching experience, and help you start building your educational network. Whether you are looking for a building sub role, a long-term position, or a flexible schedule, we can be your backup plan for the 2020-2021 school year! The district needs substitutes who can start 09/01/2020 until the end of the school year JUNE 2021 APPLY HERE Read more →

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

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

Joan Reichert, of Bellmawr, age 68

On August 25, 2020, Age 68, Joan passed away peacefully at home in Bellmawr. Eldest daughter of the late Louis John & Elizabeth Reichert. Predeceased by her nephew, Ross J. Reichert. She is survived by her daughter, Dina Dowdell, and siblings, Louis J. Reichert, Jr (Fran), Jean Reichert (Kenneth Brewer), June Reichert and Janice Reichert, as well as many beloved nieces and nephews. Joan had a very successful career as a comptroller in the auto industry before retirement. At her request, services will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Joan E. Reichert. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN–HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City Ph:856-456-1142 Read more →

Substitute Teachers Needed for Gloucester City Public Schools

County: Camden Gloucestercitynews.net files Posted Date: 8/25/2020 Expiration Date: 9/24/2020 CITY: Gloucester City NJ Description Remember your favorite teacher? You could be THAT teacher! Gloucester City Public Schools and Kelly Education are seeking talented teachers to fill various Building Substitute positions at all grade levels for the 2020-2021 school year. No experience needed! This is a great way to boost your resume, gain valuable teaching experience and help you start building your educational network. Whether you are looking for a building sub role, a long-term position, or a flexible schedule, we can be your backup plan for the 2020-2021 school year! Copy https://bit.ly/3gGjAxX to start your career today! You can also call 856-406-6015 or email KELLYEDNJ@kellyservices.com with questions! We look forward to helping you with... Read more →

Letters to the Ed: Vote for Independent Council Candidates Bill Groff & Sandy Valdez

With Bellmawr's local election in November, I am supporting Independent Council candidates Bill Groff and Sandy Valdez. As a resident of Bellmawr for 30 years, I have been attending Council and Caucus meetings for the past ten years. Current Councilman Jim D’Angelo has served 24 years on Council; and its time for someone else to have an opportunity to serve. During his 24 years on Council , incumbent Jim D'Angelo has failed to offer any substantial reforms in changing the way local government operates. Furthermore, he voted for the elimination of the Business Administrators position. This was a key position, and a key link to improved relations for residents ensuring compliance in many legal and regulatory items. In addition, current Council Members and Mayor Sauter... Read more →

1-295 Detours Friday Evening

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, August 21, until 8 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, August 22, 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, for guiderail repair. All motorists traveling on I-295 southbound will be directed to stay left onto Exit 26. The following detour will be in place overnight: I-295 southbound to Route... Read more →


William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor CHEER-Lisa Mollet was very grateful to be back at work as a waitress at the Empire Diner, Brooklawn. Sunday, two regular customers gave her the tip of a lifetime. “They blessed me,” Lisa exclaimed. FoxNews 29 reported a local man, and his wife gave Lisa their 2006 Nissan Ultima as a tip for their Sunday meal. Lisa Mollet with her tip of a lifetime (image courtesy of FoxNews29) ++++++++ Dan Bongino, at Bellmawr gym (image courtesy of SaveNewJersey) CHEER-Dan Bongino, Conservative News contributor, former secret service agent, and New York police officer was at the Atilis Gym in Bellmawr last week to show his support for the owners. JEER-A video of customers working out at the Atilis Gym,... Read more →

Richard S. Kamman, of Bellmawr, age 77.

Richard S. Kamman, on August 18, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 77. Beloved husband of the late Esther "Toni". Devoted father of Sandra, Kathy, and Rich (Barbara). Loving grandfather of Jenna and Erica. Dear brother of Alice. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Richard loved sports, especially skiing. He was a big fan of the Eagles and the Phillies. Services and interment are private at the request of the family. Read more →

Patricia "Tricksy" Thomas, of Bellmawr; formerly of Gloucester City, GHS Alumnus Class of '77

Patricia "Tricksy" Thomas (nee Beel), age 61, of Bellmawr NJ, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her husband and children on August 14, 2020. Patricia was born on July 31, 1959 in Camden, NJ. She was raised in Gloucester City, NJ by her parents, Patricia and Joseph Fanelli, with her three siblings. Soon after graduating from Gloucester Junior High School in 1977, Tricksy met her beloved Paul. Their love story unfolded and Paul and Patricia were married on October 25, 1980 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Runnemede, NJ. Patricia and Paul started a family in 1982 and since then she has starred in her favorite role as mother to Paul and Devon. In addition to her devotion to being a mom, Patricia cherished her... Read more →

Stephen Francis McMichael of Margate, formerly of Bellmawr

Margate - Formerly of Bellmawr. On August 10, 2020. Age 61. Survived by his wife, Susan McMichael; children, Ryan and Brianna McMichael; mother, Eleanor K. McMichael (nee Brennan); and siblings, Patricia, Donald Jr. (Marguerite), Brian (Stacey), Theresa “Terri” and Kevin. Stephen was predeceased by his father, Donald E. McMichael, Sr. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and great nephews. Gloucestercitynews.net files Stephen was a longtime resident of Bellmawr and graduate of Triton High School. He worked many years in the commercial office furniture field at Office Interiors and COFCO. He was most recently employed at Red Lion Insulation in Barrington as part of the quality control team. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Friday, August 21, 2020 from 10 to 11:30... Read more →

Thomas J. Davenport, of Bellmawr; US Army Veteran, Mt. Democrat Club Member

Thomas J. Davenport, on August 11, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 88. Beloved husband of 65 years to Carol (nee Stauts). Devoted father of Jane Rafferty, Joan Crane and Carol-lynn Aubrey. Loving grandfather of Gretchen Antinucci, Jill Willcox, Shane Crane and Ashley and Stephen Aubrey and great grandfather of Kaylee, Jameson and Mason. Brother of Frances Cole and preceded in death by four sisters and four brothers. Also survived by many children that he took in through the years, many close friends and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Davenport served in the U.S. Army for two years. He was a member of the Mt. Ephraim Democrat Club. There will be a viewing from 10 to 11am Saturday morning at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Service 11am... Read more →

Albert Pye, Jr., Owned Pye Electric, Gun Safety Instructor, Hunter, GHS Alumnus

Albert Pye, Jr., of Bellmawr, New Jersey, passed away on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. He was 84. Legacy Albert graduated from Gloucester City High School, class of 1955. He enlisted after high school in the United States Army Reserve. Electrician by trade, Albert was the proud owner and operator of Pye Electric, Inc. in Haddon Heights, NJ. He spent many years dedicated to the industry working as an electrical inspector for multiple municipalities in Camden and Gloucester counties. He was well liked and respected among his peers. Away from work, Albert loved traveling with his wife, Esther. He enjoyed attending car shows featuring antique and classic models of all kinds. Albert was an avid deer hunter and gun enthusiast, even competing in competitions. He also... Read more →

Owners of Atilis Gym Defy Court, Remove Barriers from Entrance

HEATHER HUNTERCONTRIBUTOR THE DAILY CALLER BELLMAWR, NJ (August 2, 2020)--The owners of Atilis Gym in Bellmawr, New Jersey kicked in their boarded-up gym doors after receiving a notice letter Friday threatening to strip them of their business license for defying the state’s lockdown restrictions to remain closed. Francine Wright, the clerk of the Borough of Bellmawr, wrote in the letter to the gym owners that a hearing will occur on Tuesday, August 4 in consideration of “whether to revoke the Atilis Gym’s mercantile license to operate.” “No mercantile license shall be issued to any person or entity which has not complied with the laws of the State of New Jersey or the ordinances of the Borough of Bellmawr,” Wright wrote in the letter dated July... Read more →

*GloucesterCityCountsToo Census 2020

Any questions Contact Ashley Hagan atrusdell@cityofgloucester.org Official website for the City of Gloucester Click here for Census website (U.S. Census Bureau)--Census workers have completed 96% of the 2020 Census “Update Leave” operation- where 2020 Census invitations and paper questionnaires are delivered to households in certain — often rural — areas across the country. In these areas, most households generally do not receive mail at their homes, so census workers drop off census materials in person. When the operation is complete, nearly every household nationwide will have received an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census either in the mail or from a census worker. As of June 18, 61.5% of households have responded to the census. The U.S. Census Bureau urges households to respond now... Read more →

Anna M. Meloni (nee Passanante), of Bellmawr, age 92

After 72 years together, God called Anna and her beloved husband Frank home within two days of each other. Devoted mother of Frank J. Meloni, Jr. (Deborah) and Audrey Meloni (James Hay, IV). Loving grandmom of John Bilbrough (Nikki), Eric Bilbrough (Meghan), Beth Ann Cash (Brandon), Stephen Meloni (Sherin), Gregory Meloni and Michael Meloni. Great grandmom of Kane, Braden, Iris, Mark, Sarah and Viola and great great grandmom of Jonathan. Dear sister of Benjamin, Michael, Frances, Carmela, Josephine, Sam and Margaret. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. There will be a viewing from 10am to 12 noon Thursday, August 6th at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, BELLMAWR, 200 S. Black Horse Pike, Bellmawr, NJ 08031. Funeral service 12 noon at the funeral home. Interment private at... Read more →

NJDOT Alert: I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to Route 42 southbound/I-295 southbound to be closed Tonighrt

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, July 31, until 8 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, August 1, 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, for roadway construction activities. All motorists traveling on I-295 southbound will be directed to stay left onto Exit 26. The following detour will be in place overnight: I-295 southbound to Route 42 southbound/I-295 southbound detour: Motorists traveling on I-295 southbound to Route 42 southbound... Read more →

Owners of Atilis Gym Arrested & Released; Charged with Contempt of Court

Camden City, N.J. (July 27, 2020)--– The owners of Atilis Gym in Bellmawr were arrested and released early Monday morning after continuing to operate their business despite a judge issuing a contempt order against them on Friday, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer. Ian Smith, 33, of Delanco Township, and Frank Trumbetti, 51, of Williamstown, are charged with one count of fourth-degree Contempt, one count of Obstruction, and one count of Violation of a Disaster Control Act, both disorderly persons summons. On July 24, the Honorable Judge Robert T. Lougy, issued a court order for Trumbetti and Smith to vacate the gym and cease operations. From July 24 through July 27, a number of individuals were observed entered and using the gym,... Read more →

Mark Joseph Holdcraft, 25, of Bellmawr

Mark Joseph Holdcraft, 25, of Bellmawr, NJ, passed away suddenly on Sunday March 29, 2020. He was born on February 9, 1995, the son of William and Karen (Yannessa) Holdcraft. Mark Joseph Holdcraft, Mark was an avid fan of music, wrestling, and hockey. Mark is survived by his parents William and Karen, brother Kevin Holdcraft (Ali), sister Brooke Moser (Andy), brother Billy Holdcraft, sister Melissa Holdcraft, sister Lisa Hall, maternal grandmothers Mary Novello, nephews Brayden and Santino, nieces Viviana and Kylie, and many other beloved family members and friends. There will be a visitation from 12 noon to 1pm Saturday, August 1, 2020 at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial service 1pm Saturday, August 1, 2020 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations can... Read more →

Lillian M. (nee Collins), of Bellmawr; Bookkeeper at Philadelphia National Bank, Kids Castle Employee

On May 18, 2020, Lillian M. (nee Collins), of Bellmawr, NJ, age 76 years. Beloved wife of Joseph W., Sr. Devoted mother of Marjorie Maiese, Joseph Kolesinski (Anna Marie), Lillian M. (nee Collins) Renee' Herrell, Anneliese Stackhouse, and step-son William Kolesinski (Laura). Predeceased by her sons James Kolesinski and John Kolesinski. Loving sister of James Lee Collins, Alfred Stetser, Grover Stetser, George Collins, William Collins, Myrtle Susan Collins and Joseph Collins. Predeceased by her brother Walter J. Collins, and Sister Linda Stetser. Loving grandmother of 17 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and predeceased by 3 grandsons and 1 great-grandson. Also survived by several nieces, nephews and, cousins. Lillian was a bookkeeper for Philadelphia National Bank for many years. She loved taking care of children during her time... Read more →

UPDATED: Asst. Principal Sues Gloucester City School Supt. Vespe; Bellmawr Gym Controversy Continues

CNBNews Tips and Snippets: UPDATE: CBSN Philly is reporting the owners of the Atilis Gym, Bellmawr, were arrested earlier today by authorities. “Well, this was a first,” BJ Dowlen said. “I stayed the night in the gym writing, my book clients Ian & Frank were just waking up, I’m gathering my computer & notebooks, just waiting for the guys to come out for a few final questions, and then a SWARM of Camden County Sheriffs & local Bellmawr police (with K-9 units waiting in a vehicle) come bursting thru the door….to me, sitting there, writing, by myself. First & foremost, the law enforcement officers were polite & respectful. Look for my video footage on national channels. And tonight/this morning, I am writing this new book... Read more →

Madeline Walsh (nee Ahearn), of Bellmawr

Madeline Walsh (nee Ahearn), on July 21, 2020, of Bellmawr. Beloved wife of the late John Joseph Walsh for 59 years. Devoted mother of Kathleen Robertson (Mal), John Walsh (Rosemary), Lynn Kotowich (Jerry), Kevin Walsh (Susan), Eileen Farrell (Mark), William Walsh (Danielle), Patti Murphy, and James Walsh (Ingrid). Loving grandmother of 30 and great grandmother of 31. Madeline adored spending time with her family and will be deeply missed by all. There will be a Funeral Mass at 10:30am on Tuesday, July 28, at St. Joachim Parish; Annunciation BVM RC Church, 601 W. Browning Road, Bellmawr, NJ. Interment private at request of the family. In lieu of Flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association. Friends and family may share memories at GardnerFuneralHome.com. Read more →

Starting 9PM Route 42 Northbound Lane Closure

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

James "Jimmy" J. May, a.k.a. Newt; of Bellmawr

James "Jimmy" J. May, a.k.a. Newt, on July 21, 2020, of Bellmawr, formerly of Grays Ferry. Age 61. Beloved husband of Cheryl (nee Hasson). Devoted father of Scott and Jacky. Loving grandfather of Kash Justin May. Dear brother of William (Pam), Cathy (Glenn), Beth Ann May Volio and the late John and Joseph May. Son of the late John F. Jr "Jack" and Catherine May. Son-in-law of Thomas Hasson and the late Nancy Hasson. Brother-in-law of Mary May, Elaine (Tom), Michael, Barbara (the late Michael), Sue (Bill) and Christine (Christopher). Uncle of John, Karen, Danielle, Erin, Patrick, Brian, Brooke, Brittney, Elaine, Kim, Michael, Tommy, Matt, Joey, Jess, Sean, Billy, Brian and Patrick and the late Eddie. Jimmy worked for the University of Penn as an... Read more →

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

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

William L. Peck, of Bellmawr, formerly of Gloucester City; Guitar Player, Skilled Carpenter, Love to Fish

On July 15, 2020. Age 48. Of Bellmawr. Formerly of Gloucester City. Beloved husband of Dawn M. Peck. Loving father of Melisa Peck (Zachery Gentile) and Brittany Peck and step-father of Bobby Garner. Cherished grandfather of Skylynn, Jayden and Braylee. Cherished son of Daniel Peck and the late Catherine Hagan (nee Schauers). Beloved brother of the late Tammy and Terry Peck. Beloved uncle of Catherine. Also predeceased by his beloved pups, Roxy and Abby. William was an avid guitar player, loved to fish, being creative and was a skilled carpenter. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Thursday, July 23rd, from 1 to 2:30 PM at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Eulogies will be shared at 2:30 PM. Interment... Read more →

Why Would A Person Destroy Their Community?

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

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 Horse Pike, Bellmawr, NJ 08031. Funeral Mass 11:30am St. Joachim Parish, Annunciation BVM Church, Bellmawr. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery, Chews Landing. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Barbara's memory to Alzheimer's Association, 3 Eves Drive, Suite 310,... 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, Annunciation BVM Church, 601 W. Browning Road, Bellmawr. Interment private. Family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made in George's memory to MD Anderson at Cooper, Two Cooper Plaza, Camden, NJ 08103 or to Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice, 5... 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 restripe the roadway and implement a new traffic pattern. When complete, Creek Road will be narrowed to one 11-foot lane in each direction with eastbound and westbound traffic shifted to the eastbound side of the Bridge over I-295. Next week... 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 loved his bosses Freddy and Josh. He took pride in his work, he was a perfectionist at his job. Scott was on the Planning Board of Runnemede Boro for many years, loved cooking, hanging out by his pool in the... 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 at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial service at 11:45am, at the funeral home. Interment private. Family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made in memory of Anthony to the American Heart Association by visiting https://www2.heart.org/site/SPageNavigator/donatenow_heart.html or to the Animal... Read more →

The Camden County LNIK Trail

(Cherry Hill, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Environmental Affairs, in cooperation with the Boroughs of Audubon, Haddon Heights, Hi-Nella and Somerdale, as well as Winslow Township, will begin hosting a series of virtual public meetings this month to present the preliminary designs for three segments of the County’s proposed 33 mile off-road, multi-use, cross county trail. The Camden County LNIK Trail, traveling through 17 Camden County municipalities from the Ben Franklin Bridge to Winslow Township, was formerly known as the Cross Camden County Trail. The project is the result of a County-wide trail network plan completed in 2015 and a more recent feasibility study completed in 2017 to develop a “spine” for the trail network. The 2017 feasibility study was completed by the... Read more →

Toxic Fumes from The Asphalt Tank Explosion Spread Throughout Gloucester City

DEP Needs to Hold Those Responsible Accountable GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ -- An asphalt tank exploded and burst into flames early this morning in the 200 block of Water Street in Gloucester City. The asphalt tank, owned and operated by Blueknight Energy Partners, caught fire and exploded around 12:49am. The tank is used for asphalt emulsion, and was in use when the incident occurred. “The explosion of the asphalt tank is a terrifying example of what can happen to dangerous and polluting facilities in our communities. Even after it exploded, the asphalt tank was on fire for at least 3 hours, putting out thick, dark, toxic smoke into the community. It was lucky that nobody was hurt and that the fire didn’t spread, but the people... 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 information with one count of embezzling union funds in the amount of $34,500, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 501(c). On the same date, Peter pleaded guilty to the charge. The charge and guilty plea follow an investigation by the OLMS... Read more →

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

All of us at Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund hope you and your families are doing well. We were very disappointed to have to cancel our Spring Bingo this year, but we decided to try and do something fun to make use of the beautiful Coach bags sitting in the office that were previously purchased for the May 8th Bingo. Hopefully our November 13th Bingo will be able to be held….. In the meantime, you can purchase raffle tickets to win 6 very pretty summer bags! RELATED: CNB Crime Blue Line CNBNews Tips and Snippets CNBNews Point of View BREAKING NEWS published Gloucestercitynews.net | June 28, 2020 Read more →

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

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