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Peyton and Me Meandering Through the Streets of SJ

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 28, 2020)--Daniel Boggs recently submitted a Letter to the Editor titled "Are The Communities of Gloucester City/Brooklawn Turning Into Slums?". Although we agree with Mr. Boggs about some neighborhoods in Gloucester City having a housing and trash problem the only thing we found walking... Read more →


Lillian V. Stone (nee Parker), "Zoni" of Brooklawn

Lillian V. Stone (nee Parker), "Zoni", on October 23, 2020, of Brooklawn. Age 71. Beloved wife of William M. Stone, Sr. for 42 years. Devoted mother of Tom Stone (Rochelle), Joy Stone (Hal), William M. Stone III, and the late Holli, Tommy, Jr., and Little Bill Jr. Loving grandmother of Tommy,... Read more →


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Are The Communities oF Gloucester City/Brooklawn Turning Into Slums?

This letter is to everyone in Gloucester City and Brooklawn. Has anyone notices these towns are turning into another Camden? The houses are not taken care of. The streets are falling apart. And no one wants to move to Gloucester anymore because it looks bad. This is because the Township Government... Read more →


Helen Brown, of Brooklawn, age 89; Enjoyed Trips to Wildwood, to Lobster House, GHS Alumnus

Brooklawn - On October 20, 2020. Age 89. (nee Barr). Born in Vineland, NJ she was the daughter of the late Robert C. And Sarah (Weller) Barr. Loving mother of Harry C. Brown (Carolyn), Robert J. Brown (Michele), Karen A. Clayton Gloucestercitynews.net files (Joseph) and Philip C. Brown (Gabriella). Cherished grandmother... Read more →


Camden County Cares Small Business Grant Funds Available

Camden County has received funds from the Trump Administration Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to assist struggling businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Camden County Freeholders Board know that merchants on Main Street are hurting and it is imperative to make every effort to get them additional financial... Read more →


American Legion Baseball Regional Tournament Sites for 2021-23

The American Legion National Executive Committee (NEC) approved American Legion Baseball regional tournament sites for 2021-23 at the Fall Meetings, Oct. 14-15. Resolution 28 confirms that the dates for the regional tournaments will be Aug. 3-8, 2021; Aug. 3-7, 2022; and Aug. 2-6, 2023. Regional sites will be: Region 1: Shrewsbury,... Read more →


American Legion Riders continue to support children of fallen, disabled

With the cancellation of the 2020 Legacy Run, American Legion Riders continue to find ways to raise money for the Legacy Scholarship Fund – including $83,000 donated at the end of the Pony Express. By Steven B. Brooks Oct 14, 2020 When longtime participant Todd Harris learned the 2020 American Legion... Read more →


Bob Sliwa, Brooklawn Councilman, Volunteer Fireman, U.S. Army Veteran, LL Coach and Umpire

Brooklawn – On October 15, 2020. Age 86. Loving and devoted husband of 65 years to Yvonne “Bonny” Sliwa. Loving father of Robert S. Sliwa, Jr. and his wife, Lisa. Cherished grandfather of Hayden Sliwa. Beloved brother of Edward Sliwa, Rita Dzomba and the late Marie DelaCour. Also survived by his... Read more →


Alleged Gloucester City Drug Dealer Arrested in Raid was Charged with Double-Murder in 2014

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (Gloucester City, NJ)October 16, 2020)—One of the suspects arrested in the October 9, 2020 drug raid in Gloucester City was Jorge Lopez, age 42, of the 300 block of Market Street. He was charged with possession of CDS (two counts). distribution within 500 feet of... Read more →


Burlington City Woman Killed Inside Her Home

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and City of Burlington Police Chief John Fine announced that a 61-year-old woman was killed yesterday inside of her home in the 400 block of Earl Street in the New Yorkshire section of the city. The body of Carla Nesmith was discovered at approximately 3:45 p.m.... Read more →


Doris L. Cerrone, Owned Westbrook Bowling Lanes and Cerrone Sweet Shop

Doris L. Cerrone BROOKLAWN, NJ (October 8, 2020)(CNBNews)--Surrounded by her family, on October 6, 2020, Doris passed peacefully at her home in Brooklawn at age 88. (nee Sprague). Beloved mother, grandmother (Mammom), Aunt, and friend. She was a resident of the Brooklawn community for 70 years. She ran a sweet shop... Read more →


Voting by Mail in New Jersey

Drop Off Your Ballot The State of New Jersey is providing Vote by Mail drop boxes for all counties. 13 secure drop boxes will be available throughout Camden County for ballot drop offs. Each location will be well-lit and monitored by video surveillance cameras. Please see below for locations and instructions:... Read more →


Camden County Board of Elections Announces Vote by Mail Drop Box Locations

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The State of New Jersey has provided vote-by-mail (VBM) drop boxes for each county in advance of the state’s primary election on July 7. Camden County will have five VBM drop box locations that will be available 24 hours each day effective immediately and continuing through the... Read more →


Republican Congressional Candidate Lauches Digital Ad, "When Your Big Brother is the Political Boss"

COLLINGSWOOD – Republican candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s First Congressional District, Claire Gustafson, launched a second video titled “Big brother” today as part of her digital advertising campaign “A point we wanted to make with this ad is that sadly, when your big brother is the political boss you do... Read more →


Camden County 2020 Drive Thru Flu Shot Schedule

(Gloucester Township) – As the region continues to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, limiting the spread of seasonal influenza will be critical to protecting public health in Camden County this fall. To help keep residents safe and healthy this flu season, the Freeholder Board is announcing the 2020 Seasonal Flu Shot Schedule,... Read more →


CNBNews Aug./Sept. 2020 CHEERS AND JEERS

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CHEER-Gloucester City resident Dan Reader was upset about his grandchildren coming home from the Gloucester City Playground at Lane Avenue with stickers on them. So instead of just complaining he stepped upped and cut the six-inch-high grass himself. Thank you Dan for caring and watching... Read more →


Delaware River Festival 2020 Goes Virtual

Partners offer online and in-person activities for safe family fun WILMINGTON — Did you think we’d cancel the Delaware River Festival this year? Think again! The Delaware River Festival is coming to you virtually! Delaware River Festival partners have put together a week of safe and free green family fun for... Read more →


New Jersey American Water Recognized for Excellence in Water Quality

Company demonstrates outstanding commitment to delivering high-quality drinking water to customers Camden, N.J. (Sept. 18, 2020) – New Jersey American Water’s Delaware River Regional Water Treatment Plant and Raritan-Millstone Treatment Plant have received the Partnership for Safe Water’s Phase III Directors Award for 20 years of water quality excellence. The national... Read more →


Kevin Bealor, of Audubon, age 64

Audubon - On September 13, 2020, Kevin F. Bealor, 64, passed away surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of the late Mary Ellen Bealor (d. 2015), loving father of Jason (Francesca) Eagan and Justin Bealor. Survived by his brother Buddy (late, Edna d. 2020) Bealor; sisters, Sharon (Bill) Bealor-Jakowiczuk, Maria Bealor... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more →


Bill Graves, of White Haven PA., formerly of Brooklawn; Loved Hunting, the Outdoors

(CNBNewsnet)(WHITE HAVEN, PA)(September 1, 2020)-William E. Graves, 77, of White Haven, Pa., died Thursday, August 27 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital. Born in Camden City, NJ, he was the son of the late William and Elizabeth Maltman Graves. Raised in Brooklawn NJ, he graduated from Gloucester City High School in 1961.... Read more →


Former GAF Property in Gloucester City For Sale

The gate to the property is broken and laying on the ground. There are no Keep Off or No Trespassing signs visible. William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (Sept. 1, 2020)-The former GAF property at Water and Charles Street is up for sale. The asking price for 10.5... 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... Read more →


PLANET FITNESS HIRING TEAM MEMBER

Team member 2pm to 7pm weekend Planet Fitness BROOKLAWN ,NJ Gloucestercitynews.net files Posted: August 29, 2020 Full-Time Job Summary The Member Services Representative will be responsible for creating a positive member experience by providing a superior level of customer service to Planet Fitness members, prospective members and guests. Essential Duties and... 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... 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... Read more →


Gyms May Open Sept. 1...Restaurants Must Continue to Wait to Open Indoor Dining

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey gyms and health clubs will reopen at 25 percent capacity on Sept. 1 but indoor dining remains banned. Gov. Phil Murphy said he hopes to announce a plan for indoor dining before Sept. 15 when asked by a... Read more →


Another Member of Gloucester City Drug Ring Pleads Guilty

Fourth Person Admits Trafficking High-Dosage Oxycodone Pills Related to Gloucester City Drug Ring CAMDEN CITY, N.J. AUGUST 26, 2020– A Camden County, New Jersey, man today admitted buying and reselling high-dosage oxycodone pills in Gloucester City, New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Kenneth Rushworth, 59, of Gloucester City, pleaded guilty... 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... Read more →


Funeral Service to Honor Christopher J. Boldizar, age 54, of Brooklawn, Saturday, August 29

BROOKLAWN, NJ--Christopher J. Boldizar, age 54, of Brooklawn, NJ, passed away peacefully on March 20, 2020, at home after a brave battle with Pancreatic Cancer, with his loving family by his side. Chris was the loving husband of Linda Griffith-Boldizar. Loving father of Brittany, Christopher (Hannah), Sydney and Paige. Cherished grandfather... Read more →


Pair completes 223 miles in four days

By Henry Howard Aug 17, 2020 The American Legion The timing of the 100 Miles for Hope campaign worked out perfectly for John Piechowski and Donald Weigend. They had already planned a 200-mile plus bike ride as part of a vacation with their wives during the first week in August. When... 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... Read more →


NJ and PA inTop 10 for the Worst Roads in U.S.

One of many potholes on Rt. 551 aka Broadway (Gloucestercitynews.net photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (Gloucester City, NJ)(August 21, 2020)--How many times have you driven on the roadways in South Jersey and hit one pothole after the other? One of the worst streets in this area is Route 551,... Read more →


The American Legion Legacy Run at 15

The American Legion Aug 20, 2020 The American Legion Legacy Run turns 15 this week. Since its inception in 2006, riders from The American Legion Family have rumbled nearly 20,000 miles on motorcycles and three-wheelers, raised over $11 million and have assisted more than 400 children of U.S. military personnel who... Read more →


CNBNEWS JULY & AUGUST 2020 CHEERS & JEERS

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... Read more →


Road Repairs to Old Broadway/RR Avenue

(Brooklawn NJ)—Crews have begun roadway improvements on Old Broadway/Railroad Avenue in Brooklawn. The project requires the full closure of the roadway between North Wilson Avenue and the Brooklawn American Legion. Work will continue every day between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. A posted detour route will guide motorists... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: NJBIA Believes Health Clubs/Gyms Should Be Allow to Open

New Jersey Health Clubs/Gyms employi 53,000 in over 1,100 facilities Planet Fitness, Brooklawn (Gloucestercitynews.net files) NJBIA President and CEO Michele Siekerka issued the following statement regarding Thursday’s Senate Fiscal Recovery Strategists Committee held in Trenton. The discussion revolved around the challenges faced by health and fitness clubs in returning to business.... Read more →


Jean Haberle, 88, of Brooklawn Services Saturday

July 7, 1932 - August 4, 2020 Jean Haberle of Brooklawn, New Jersey, passed away on August 4, 2020 at the age of 88. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 8th 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Brooklawn United Methodist Church (213 Maude Ave, Brooklawn,... 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... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: How Come Politicians Are Not Charged for Harboring A Fugitive?

If we regard the word "illegal" and apply it to the letter of law we realize that to call someone "illegal" is to realize that a crime has been committed by the person it is being applied. NJ Gov. Murphy Gloucestercitynews.net files If we regard people "sneaking into the country" the... 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... Read more →


Christopher J. Boldizar, age 54, of Brooklawn; U.S. Army Veteran, GHS Alumnus

Christopher J. Boldizar, age 54, of Brooklawn, NJ, passed away peacefully on March 20, 2020, at home after a brave battle with Pancreatic Cancer, with his loving family by his side. Chris was the loving husband of Linda Griffith-Boldizar. Loving father of Brittany, Christopher (Hannah), Sydney and Paige. Cherished grandfather of... Read more →


Walt "Big Slam" McDonald, of Gloucester City; Owned Temple of Slam Wrestling School, Main Event Pizza

Walter Ellis McDonald Jr. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 29, 2020)-- Walter Ellis McDonald Jr, Age 54, Of Gloucester City, aka “Big Slam” passed peacefully in his sleep, on July 28, 2020 in the loving care of his family after a long and valiant battle with multiple health issues. Walt is survived... Read more →


Upscale River Pointe Luxury Apartments Now Leasing; Estimated $17.4 Million Spent to Build/Renovate Complex

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 26, 2020)(Gloucestercitynews.net)---Cyzner Properties the owner of the River Pointe Apartment complex, (a.ka.a. Chatham Square, Meadowbrook Mews) 58 Crescent Blvd., and Klemm Avenue, Gloucester City is accepting applications for one or two-bedroom unit. The monthly rental price begins at $1,400. Gloucestercitynews.net files... Read more →