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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. “NJBIA thanks Chairman Sarlo and the members of the committee for conducting Thursday's public hearing on the impacts of COVID-19 on New Jersey's health and fitness clubs. “While we recognize an uptick in our state’s rate of transmission and positivity tests, we know from looking at neighboring states such... 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, NJ 08030). Funeral service 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Brooklawn United Methodist Church 213 Maude Ave, Brooklawn, NJ 08030 Arrangements under the care of Henry Funeral Home 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... 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 media applies the term "undocumented immigrant" to avoid to the use of the term "illegal". Why would they do this word manipulation to confuse and already confusing situation. Let us consider that further. If YOU as a citizen, provide resource, aid or assistance, or hide ANY PERSON considered "illegal"... 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... 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 Gracie, Maddox, Quinn and Myla. Beloved son of Daniel Connelly and the late Judy Lee Connelly (née Hopkins). Loving brother of Randy (Patti), Eric (Andrea), Jennifer (John), Daniel (Lynn), Jason (Christina) and Lisa (Jack). Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and devoted friends who stood by him through... 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 by his spouse of 19 years; Michelle Ferry McDonald, his children; Walter Ellis McDonald III, Brittany Lynn Helms, Brighton Lacy Helms, his siblings; David Kauffman, Dale McDonald, Debbie Walker (nee McDonald), his adopted granddaughter Lana MacAdams, his Aunt Joyce and Uncle Ed Kunitz, Uncle John Jefferson and many nephews,... 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 RELATED: Details of Gloucester City's Sale of Chatham Square Cyzner purchased the property from the City of Gloucester in 2018 for $1.5 million. Formerly known as The Chatham Square Apartments, and Meadowbrook Mews, the city purchased the 100 apartments in 2008 for $4.3 million. Over the next 10 years,... 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... 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... Read more →


Aaron Alfred Pease (Big Al) of Mantua; Fixture at Rolferry's, Santa Claus, Labor Union Local 172

Aaron Alfred Pease (Big Al) (Gloucestercitynews.net)(MANTUA, NJ )(July 21, 2020)--Aaron Alfred Pease (Big Al) age 77, of Mantua passed away Friday, July 17, 2020 at home. Born and lived in Camden, he has been a resident of Mantua for 24 years. Beloved crossing guard, Santa, member of Union Local 172 and Union Local 57 (Laborers' District Council) and was a fixture at Rolferry's Imprint & Award Specialties, Inc. in Brooklawn. Husband since 1991 of Marjorie L. (Durborow), also survived by son Patrick Pease (Joelle), step daughter Wendy Adams, 2 grandchildren Kayley & Isaiah, sister Joan McDowell and brothers Bill &... 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... 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... Read more →


Clean-Up Professionals Offer Homeowners Tips for Safe Outdoor Cooking

Gloucester City NJ (Grassroots Newswire) July 1, 2020 - The summer grilling season is here, and outdoor cooking and socially-distanced picnic gatherings are a welcome change for families eager to get out and enjoy the warm weather. As families and friends prepare their next outdoor feast, professionals from SERVPRO, local fire and disaster remediation specialists, urge Gloucester City-area property owners to keep some sobering "grilling fire facts" from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in mind.1 * Gas grills, hibachis, and barbeques are involved in an average of 8,900 home fires each year, including 3,900 structure fires and 4,900 outdoor... Read more →


UPDATE/SERVICE RESTORED/Comcast Outage in Gloucester City

UPDATE: service was restored in the 08030 area around 10:30 AM GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (June 29) --Comcast service in the Riverview Heights section of the city went out around 8:30 am. According to their website certain sections of the city have been having issues since 08:20 AM EST. Other communities in South Jersey are also affected by the outage. The map below is from Comcast. Are you having a problem. Leave a message in the Comcast comments section! 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... 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... Read more →


Murphy's Plan for Reopening Schools Coming Soon

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. JOHN MOONEY | JUNE 22, 2020 With commissioner moving on, governor needs to fill gap quickly to ensure continuity, confidence With Gov. Phil Murphy expected to announce this week the road map for reopening New Jersey’s schools this fall, the man likely to be tasked with presenting the plan — outgoing education commissioner, Lamont Repollet — won’t be around long to execute it. The state Department of Education last week... Read more →


Rutgers Cooperative of Camden County Offering Free Educational Program

Have you and your family always wanted to garden? Do you just need a few tips to get started this growing season? Join Camden County Master Gardener Coordinator Rebecca Szkotak and Camden County 4-H Agent Sharon Kinsey for the Get Ready to Grow! Family Gardening Series scheduled biweekly on Thursdays during June, July, and August 2020. This six-part webinar series offered via WebEx is free of charge but requires pre-registration to participate. For questions, contact Rebecca Szkotak at szkotak@njaes.rutgers.edu or Sharon Kinsey at sbkinsey@njaes.rutgers.edu To register go to: https://rutgers.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_81hfYyWWWit6bo9 by June 3, 2020. June 18, 2020 3:00 pm Making Upcycled... Read more →


COVID-19 Causing Budgetary Distress for South Jersey School Districts

By Mike Sepanic South Jersey’s largest school districts are facing unprecedented financial distress due to shortfalls in federal and state funding caused by reactions to the COVID-19 pandemic. A new research report from the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden provides insight into the scope of how this imminent crisis will impact communities and families across the region. “Seventeen of South Jersey’s largest 25 school districts are at risk of being unable to sustain pre-pandemic levels of K-12 education,” says Michael Hayes, author of the study (titled “Are South Jersey School Districts Prepared for the Next... Read more →


Have A Sweet Tooth? Sinfully Sweets is Just For You!

Related: Former Gloucester City Resident Opens Sinfully Sweets Candy Store 3/14-4-11 RELATED: CNB BUSINESS NEWS 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. RELATED: What Has Happened To Our Beloved America? Black Lives Matter Event Peaceful, No Issues... 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 and Essex Avenue in order to install a temporary electric line in preparation for bridge... 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 dogs were pit bulls that lived next to him and got into his yard. Rumor... Read more →


An Interview with Gloucester City Police Chief Brian Morrell Regarding Black Lives Matter Event

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. ~CNBNews William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 6, 2020) (CNBNews)--A Black Lives Matter protest is being held Sunday, June 7 in Gloucester City starting at noon. The demonstrators will Brian Morrell Gloucester City Police Chief march from the park north on King Street to Monmouth Street, east on... Read more →