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Becomes Member in Premier Program Designed to Protect Brooklawn's Children

BROOKLAWN, NJ (APRIL 12, 2021)--Brooklawn Police Chief Shamus Ellis announced today that his department has completed the necessary requirements to become a member of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) program. The NCMEC released the following statement praising the Brooklawn Police Department on their accomplishment. From the moment the report of a missing child comes in, to the resolution of the case, every action taken has the potential to make the difference between a successful recovery or a tragic outcome. Police Chief Shamus Ellis The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) developed the Missing Kids Readiness Program to promote best practices for responding to calls of missing, abducted, and sexually exploited children. Law Enforcement agencies and 911 Call Centers are... Read more →

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

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


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


THE ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA Seventy-four students representing Archdiocesan Secondary Schools and private Catholic High Schools throughout the five-county region have been selected to participate in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s 2021 All Catholic Concert Band. This year’s concert is under the direction of guest conductor, Mr. James Colonna, D.M.A, Director of Bands/Graduate Studies in Instrumental Conducting, Messiah University. It will be hosted by Mr. Michael Connor (Class of ’85), President of Cardinal O’Hara High School, Mrs. Eileen Vice (Class of ’89), Principal of Cardinal O’Hara High School in Springfield (Delaware County), and Mr. Hector Ramirez, Music Director for Cardinal O’Hara High School. Saturday, April 10, 2021 6:30 p.m. Cardinal O’Hara High School To view the livestream of the 2021 All Catholic Concert Band please click here.... Read more →


Kimmel Center, Inc. Patron Services Associate Department: Ticket Philadelphia Reports to: Patron Services Manager Status: Non-exempt, Part-time About Ticket Philadelphia Ticket Philadelphia is the official ticket seller for shows presented at the Kimmel Center, the Academy of Music and the Merriam Theatre. Our contact center, box office, and website provide exceptional customer service for all events on the Kimmel Center Campus. Ticket Philadelphia provides services for Kimmel Center Resident Companies including The Philadelphia Orchestra, The Philly Pops, The Pennsylvania Ballet, as well as other local cultural organizations including Capitol Philharmonic of New Jersey. Open 7 days a week, Ticket Philadelphia contact center manages an average of 300-800 calls per day and tickets over 1,800 events per year. Summary: The Patron Services Associate is responsible for providing superlative customer service... Read more →

Alleged Racial Incident Involving Juveniles is Being Investigated by GCPD

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 6, 2021)--The Gloucester City Police Department released a statement, April 5, about an alleged rumor being circulated on the social site, Facebook. The statement reads in part; "There have been some rumors on Facebook regarding an incident, involving juveniles, over the weekend. While we cannot comment on the facts of a juvenile matter, we would like to stress that the matter was, in fact, documented in a police report and it is being actively investigated. We cannot, and will not, discuss the matter on Facebook Messenger or through the comment section of our posts. If anyone has any information about the matter, please contact the Detective Bureau at (856) 456-7797. Searching Facebook we discovered a... Read more →

World War II soldier's son seeking info on father's photographs

World War II veteran and former Maine Legionnaire Richard Perkins was a radio operator stationed at Fort Shafter in Honolulu. When he passed away in 2014 he left behind nearly 700 negatives of photos he took during his service. His son, Dana, is trying to learn more about those individuals in the photos. The American Legion APR 01, 2021 FacebookTwitterMore10 Richard Erlon Perkins was a U.S. Army radio operator stationed for a period of time at Fort Shafter in Honolulu during World War II. A member of American Legion Post 42 in Damariscotta, Maine, when he passed away in 2014, Perkins didn’t speak much about his time in the military, according to his children. But after his death, Perkins’ children found a window to that... Read more →

Richard J. Stone, of Gloucester City, 54

On March 31, 2021. Age 54. Of Gloucester City, NJ. Born in Glenolden, PA, he is the son of Carmen A. Elias and the late William W. Stone. Richard is also survived by his brother, Joseph Stone and sister, Carmen Stone. He was predeceased by his brother, William Stone. Richard had worked as a roofer with Joseph Karvice Roofing in Brooklawn, NJ. Funeral Services will be celebrated privately at the family’s convenience. There will be no visitation. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Richard J. Stone. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

Another Closure for the Direct Connection Project in Bellmawr

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

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

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

NJ Business & Industry Association Supports School District Regionalization Bill

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

American Legion Posts Across the Nation 'Saving Lives' Through Vaccine Efforts

American Legion Herman Kent Post 777 in Jamestown, N.Y., already had a strong relationship with the VA Western New York Healthcare System (VAWNYHS) prior to the coronavirus pandemic. But both entities recently expanded that relationship in an effort to get as many COVID-19 vaccines out to area veterans. The VAWNYHS has been administering vaccines since January and in March embarked on what is being called possibly one of VA’s largest rural outreach efforts ever by coordinating vaccine sites throughout the area. When VA officials reached out to Post 777, they quickly found another site willing to host a vaccine clinic. “They called us up … and asked if they could use the (post) as a vaccine clinic, and I said ‘sure, why not? We’re here... Read more →


Gloucester City in the Top 30 with the Highest; Brooklawn in the Top 30 with the Lowest

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews The Top 30 Communities in New Jersey with the Highest Property Taxes Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files NJ Advance Media released an article recently regarding the 30 communities in the state of New Jersey with the highest property tax rate. Keep in mind that there are 565 towns/cities in the entire state. So to be listed in the top 30, in this case, is not something to brag about. Residents living in any of those 30 communities should call their mayor and city council/commissioners and demand they explain why they are paying more in taxes than 500 plus other communities in this state. Ask why other communities can function with less money? Ask when was the last time your taxes didn't... Read more →

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

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

Michael J. Arrison, age 29, of Brooklawn

On March 7, 2021. Age 29. Of Brooklawn. Cherished son of Michael R. Arrison. Karen Fitzgerald Gonzalez. (Mother) Beloved Grandparents, Joseph and Barbara Fitzgerald, Brother of Julian Gonzalez and Rebecca Muller. “Son, you know I loved you to death and I am going to miss you. I’ll see you at the end of the road. There was nothing I loved more than you!” Love Dad. At the request of his family, services will be private. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Michael J. Arrison. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

Reva R. Watkins, former Employee of Brooklawn Diner and Brooklawn ShopRite

Reva R. Watkins Passed away at the age of 79 on March 10, 2021, in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loved ones, after a long battle with dementia. Reva was born in Malad City, Idaho to the late, Alvin and Ruby John. She was the oldest of 8 and is survived a brother, Dwayne John. She was predeceased by 6 sisters and 1 brother. She leaves behind her 3 children, Paul Westbrook, IV, Pamela Westbrook, and Virginia Westbrook. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Reva worked as a customer services associate with ShopRite in Brooklawn for 11 years before her retirement in 2015. Reva moved to the east coast after marrying her first husband and worked for many... Read more →

Happenings in Camden County

Battleship New Jersey Open for Tours The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial, which has been shuttered since Dec. 27, 2020, is open for tours on Saturdays and Sundays in March. Tours will be available from 11 AM with the last tour departing at 3 PM. Read More. Virtual DisABILITIES Classes and Programs The Camden County Department of Disabilities and Special Needs is offering online and virtual programming. Visit www.CamdenCounty.com for a weekly listing of classes like dancing, yoga, boxing and fitness. Read More. Pet of the Week: Diamond Hi, my name is Diamond. I am a hound mix looking for a new home. I came all this way to meet my new family. I came from Brooklyn, NY where the police found me tied... Read more →

Mark Pennington, of Brooklawn, age 60

We are sad to announce that on March 2, 2021 we had to say goodbye to Mark Pennington of Brooklawn, New Jersey, born in Camden, New Jersey. You can send your sympathy in the guestbook provided and share it with the family. He was predeceased by : his parents, Leola Pennington and James A. Pennington Sr. Mark; his son Mark A. Pennington, Jr.; and his siblings, Jessie Renshaw and Warren Pennington. He is survived by : his children, Dianalynne Pennington, Jennifer Pennington-Flynn, Scott and Kevin Gray Ward; his grandchildren, Kaya, Jason, Darius and Ashley; and his siblings, Henry Ward, James Pennington Jr. and Judy Pennington. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 9th 2021 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at the Etherington & Creran... Read more →

Letters to the Editor: “The Decline Of An Easily Offended Society”

It began slowly. Society started being easily offended. Many embracing the mentality of ONLY their opinion matters. Before long statues were being removed, labels on products were being changed or removed and even toys had to be censored for the easily offended tender people. Flags started being taken down and certain religions demonized as well as parts of society from a different generation and time. Violence erupted across the country as people thought this was an answer to problems largely overhyped by irresponsible media controlled by their puppet master owners and politicians who they married in with. The violence was deemed acceptable by these politicians depending on of course whose side you were on. Other violence, if it opposed their hidden sneaky agenda was condemned,... Read more →

Brooklawn Man Helped Plan Destruction of Black Churches/Jewish Synagogues

source VICE NEWS William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CAMDEN City, N.J. (February 26, 2021)(CNBNews)– A Brooklawn resident today admitted his role in conspiring with members of a white supremacist hate group to threaten and intimidate African Americans and Jewish Americans by vandalizing minority-owned properties throughout the country in September 2019, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Richard Tobin, 19, of Brooklawn, pleaded guilty to the information charging him with conspiracy against rights before U.S. District Judge Robert B. Kugler in Camden federal court. Brooklawn is a small community of 1,934 people located on the Delaware River. It is often described by local residents as "God's Little Acre". Tobin was just 18 when he was arrested in November 2019 for instructing The Base members... Read more →

First livery for the American Legion-sponsored IndyCar revealed

The American Legion emblem is prominently featured on the newly revealed paint scheme, or livery, for the No. 48 car that will be driven by seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson and former NTT IndyCar Series champion Tony Kanaan during the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series. In December, American Legion and Chip Ganassi Racing announced a multi-year sponsorship agreement for the No. 48 Honda in the 2021 and 2022 NTT IndyCar Series. The American Legion will be featured prominently on the No. 48 Honda during every race in both seasons. Johnson will drive the street and road courses this season, while Kanaan will handle the ovals. The American Legion will be the primary sponsor for multiple oval races during the season, including the Indianapolis 500... Read more →

Lions v Rams Thriller Ends in Overtime 65-62

photo credit Bruce Darrow, CNBNews photographer GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 27, 2021)(CNBNews)--This year's boys basketball game between Gloucester Catholic and Gloucester High was played at Gloucester Catholic's gym. The 10 AM game, the first morning start in the series, was played without fans because of the pandemic. Catholic won the contest in overtime by a score of 65-62. Rams Ryan Roney finished with a game high of 25, with eight of those points coming in overtime. This is the fourth year that the Rams have taken the series. Jason Morgan tied a career-high with five 3-pointers and 19 points to help Gloucester Catholic improve to 10-2 on the season. Gloucester fell to 8-4, according to NJ.com .Aydan Hagan was just as hot for Gloucester. The... Read more →

Free Food for Camden County Residents Friday

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

Latest On The School Reopening Saga Across The Nation

Biden Administration Waffles, Media Tires Of Rhetoric And Unions Claim Their Actions Won’t Harm Students WASHINGTON, D.C. The media finally appear to be losing patience at the Biden Administration’s waffling on the issue of school reopening. Joe Biden made school reopening and his ability to get it done quickly and safely a signature campaign promise. Many observers and fans were led to believe that given his extraordinary influence with the heads of the teacher's unions, he’d be able to prevail on them to move out of the way, knowing that their nemesis Donald Trump was no longer calling the shots. video courtesy of Fox29 Meanwhile, Philadelphia Federation of Teachers president Jerry T. Jordan, who has long complained about not enough resources or assurances of safety... Read more →

Home Rule in New Jersey seems to trump CDC Guidance on School Reopening

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. Cold Springs School, Gloucester City, NJ JOHN MOONEY, EDUCATION WRITER | FEBRUARY 17, 2021 | EDUCATION, CORONAVIRUS IN NJ ‘It is still very much a district-by-district, case-by-case’ decision, says official with the state’s most powerful teachers union For all the fanfare surrounding Friday’s guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on how to reopen schools nationwide, New Jersey’s famous home rule still appears the prevailing guidance when it comes to public education in this state. That seemed the general reaction from education leaders and stakeholders here, as the 35-page report from the CDC... Read more →

Denise J. Madjeski, of Sicklerville, Medical Tech, Teacher, Brooklawn UMC Parishioner

Sicklerville- On February 13, 2021. Age 64. (nee Burkhardt) Loving and devoted wife of 41 years to Gregory J. Madjeski. Loving mother of Rebekah Guckin (Brandon) and Benjamin Madjeski (Alyssa). Cherished grandmother of Christian and Charlotte Guckin. Beloved sister of Barbara Cohen (Steven). Beloved daughter of the late Theodore and Jane Burkhardt. Denise was a graduate of Gloucester High School class of 1975. She went on to receive her Bachelors of Science from Rutgers Camden. Denise worked 10 years as a medical technologist for West Jersey Hospital Camden and Voorhees and was a proud member of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. After remaining at home to raise her children, she became a teacher at Victory Christian School in Williamstown. Denise was a longtime member... Read more →

Mary E. Tilghman, of Brooklawn

Mary E. Tilghman June 10, 1938 - February 16, 2021 (nee Brodeur) Passed away peacefully on February 16, 2021 of Brooklawn, NJ, formerly of Barrington, NJ, age 82yrs. Beloved wife of the late Thomas. Devoted mother of Thomas (Tammy), Theresa Spurka (William), Tamara Stevens (William), and the late Theodore. Dear sister of Alex Brodeur. Loving grandmother of 6 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Prior to retirement, Mary worked as a Vet Tech at the Collingswood Veterinary Hospital. She enjoyed volunteering at the Camden County Library teaching adult literacy. Mary was an active member of the former Barrington Beautification Committee and enjoyed bowling and reading mystery novels. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Friday morning from 9:30am to 10:30am at POPIOLEK FUNERAL HOME, 400... Read more →

CNBNews Cheers & Jeers January & February 2021

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

Gloucester City Board of Education Accepts Resignation of School Superintendent Vespe

UPDATED Brooklawn School District 2021-22 Student Tuition for GHS Totals $1,201,919 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(Feb. 12, 2021)--The Gloucester City Board of Education, at the February 9 meeting, accepted the resignation of Superintendent Dennis Vespe effective June 21. Vespe was hired for the school years 2017 through 2021. His starting salary was $157,500. According to the NJ Public Employees Data Base Vespe's salary, as of December 19, 2020, was $162,254. Related: Dr. Dennis Vespe Hired as Gloucester City School Superintendent; Starting Salary $157,500 He replaced Joseph Rafferty who retired on August 31, 2017. Rafferty was hired in 2012 at a salary of $146,000 plus benefits. He replaced Paul Spaventa who was receiving a salary of $162,000 at the time. Shortly thereafter... Read more →

Calling American Legion Baseball alumni

THE AMERICAN LEGION The American Legion is updating their database of American Legion Baseball alumni, and we're looking for the public's help to make sure we don't miss anyone. If you know of an ALB alum who played Major League Baseball, minor league baseball, or is well-known for their accomplishments outside of baseball, and you don't see them listed in the Legion's database at legion.org/baseball/alumni, let them know through the Baseball tab at legiontown.org/share. Among the alumni already in the database are Baseball Hall of Famers like Bob Gibson, Reggie Jackson and Chipper Jones to current stars like Jacob deGrom and Bryce Harper, as well as football big names like Bob Griese and Jon Gruden. SOURCE AMERICAN LEGION Read more →

Ruth B. Thomson, of Gloucester City; Penney's Merchandise Manager, GHS Alum

Gloucester City - As she wanted, Ruth passed peacefully at home with her family by her side, on February 5, 2021. Born in Brooklawn, NJ, Ruth lived in Gloucester City most of her life. She was 88. Survived by her devoted and loving daughters, Debbie Reed, Lori Ryan (Kevin), Ruth O’Donnell (Thomas); grandchildren, Stephanie Osterhouse (Drew), Kristy Marchese (Robert), Nichole Rodgers, Dana Nordaby (Michael), Jessica Ryan, Meghan Ryan, Alicia O’Donnell, Thomas O’Donnell, Erin O’Donnell; great-grandchildren, Sophie, Chloe, Josie, Matthew, Michael, Ava, Aubree, Paxton and Tessa. Ruth was predeceased by her husband, James Thomson on October 19, 2006; daughter, Nancy Blaylock on February 26, 1990 and her son-in-law, Gary Reed on September 12, 2010. Ruth retired after working over 37 years as a merchandise manager with... Read more →

Photos of Downtown Gloucester City on a Snowy Night

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

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

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

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

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

William J. Muldoon, 62, of Brooklawn, Gloucester Catholic HS Alumnus Class of '76

Surrounded by his loving family, at home, on January 25, 2021. Age 62. Lifelong resident of Brooklawn. Loving and devoted husband of 40 years to Elizabeth A. Muldoon (nee Kraft). Loving father of William J. Muldoon, Jr. (John M. Donges), Dennis M. Muldoon (Samantha) and Bridget P. Muldoon (Lauren). Cherished grandfather of Lincoln C. and Clementine L. Muldoon. Predeceased by his father, Joseph P. Muldoon and his mother, Ruth A. Muldoon. Beloved son of Natalie Muldoon. Loving brother of Eileen Batavick, Michael Muldoon (Roberta), Linda Yodis, Natalie McBride (Thomas), Patricia Holwell and the late Deborah Krasowski (Surviving John). Also survived by his mother-in-law, Patricia Kraft, and predeceased by father-in-law Christian Kraft. Survived additionally by many loving nieces and nephews. Bill was a graduate of Gloucester... Read more →

OPEN OUR SCHOOLS NOW! You Are Hurting Our Children!

You Can No Longer Blame Trump, What Happens Now Is On Your Watch- ~CNBNews (NAPSI)—The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting nationwide K-12 school closures have created a social and economic impact that has paralyzed many communities. The lack of a proven technological solutions to help counter the impact of COVID in schools has compounded the crisis—but that can be fixed. Recently, two important developments have created an opportunity for a new national strategy to address the economic and health challenges facing schools, while equipping every classroom with healthy air filtration technology. The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA), recently signed into law, includes $54.3 billion to help K-12 public schools address the COVID-19 impact, with the goal of improving health and safety measures within these schools. Stand-alone... Read more →

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

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

CNB BUSINESS NEWS: Big Rube Comes to Thomas Murphy's Tavern, Gloucester City

Derek Timm | Special to CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 10, 2021)--A few weeks ago Thomas Murphy's Pub, 157 SOUTH BURLINGTON STREET, teamed up with one the guys who made Mitchell and Ness a global brand and is known as a fried chicken aficionado. SEE FULL MENU Thomas Murphy's Pub 157 S Burlington Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030 (856) 432-6317 HOURS Sunday to Saturday 11am to 10 pm 'Thomas Murphy's Pub has engaged Rueben "Big Rube" Harley, Philly’s beloved "fried chicken master," to sell his signature fried chicken and fried chicken sandwiches. Harley, a pop-up chef and photographer, is known locally and nationally for putting the Mitchell & Ness Nostalgia Company on the map in 2001. A West Philly native, Harley started a catering business... Read more →

Anwar Abdulah, 32, of Pennsauken Involved in Gloucester City Drug Gang Pleads Guilty.

CAMDEN CITY, N.J.(January 6, 2021)-- – A Camden County, man today admitted conspiring to distribute and selling oxycodone pills in connection with his role in a drug trafficking ring, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Anwar Abdulah, 32, of Pennsauken, pleaded guilty today by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Renée Marie Bumb to an information charging him with conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute oxycodone and distributing and possessing with intent to distribute quantities of oxycodone. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: Abdullah admitted that on multiple occasions from January 2020 to March 10, 2020, he obtained oxycodone from Erick Bell in and around Camden and resold that oxycodone. For example, Abdullah admitted that, on Feb. 21,... Read more →

Registration Now Opened for the 2021 American Legion Baseball Season

Register online at baseball.legion.org. A new single sign-on process for American Legion websites, including baseball.legion.org, went into effect Dec. 31. Click here for more information. The early deadline for registration is May 15. Teams registered after May 15 will be subject to a $200 late fee through the final deadline of June 1. Please note that each American Legion department may set an earlier deadline for registration. Registration fees for senior teams are $50 for national registration, $35 for administrative fees and either $130 for season personal accident insurance or $200 for year-round insurance coverage. General liability insurance costs are $120. Fees for junior teams are $25 for national registration, $35 for administrative fees and either $110 for season personal accident insurance or $160 for... Read more →

Peyton and Me Meandering Through SJ (Brooklawn/Gloucester City)Chapter VI

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Peyton Cleary (CNBNews files) BROOKLAWN, NJ (January 4, 2021)--Searching for something on the internet we discovered a For Sale advertisement for Clancy's Pub by the Creek, 304 Crescent Blvd., Brooklawn, NJ. The advertisement from COLDWELL BANKER reads Fantastic opportunity to own/operate a bar/restaurant in the post-pandemic world. This fully functional property seats +/- 150 people inside, plus an outdoor patio for 50+ patrons. Also features an upstairs apartment or owner's office. Located at the signalized intersection at the corner of heavily traveled Rt. 130. Could easily be re-purposed for another user/business or perhaps a candidate for redevelopment. The opportunities for this property are endless!! Owner financing considered. Will also consider leasing property at $5,000/month NNN. LIQUOR LICENSE IS NOT... Read more →

Eugene "Jeep" MacAdams, 97, of Brooklawn; WWII Veteran, 30-Year Member of NJ National Guard

Eugene “Jeep” MacAdams BROOKLAWN, NJ (January 2, 2021)--Eugene “Jeep” MacAdams was called home to be with our Lord on December 29, 2020, not long after his 97th birthday. Jeep had lived in Brooklawn, NJ, Ocean View, NJ, and Seminole, FL. Although his remaining family and friends were saddened by his death, we are choosing to celebrate his long life through the many stories he loved to tell many times over to any audience. Jeep is survived by his brother, Horace MacAdams (Mary), his sister-in-law Ann (Renny) and Jeep’s children -- Jeanne, Ken (Patti), Tommy (deceased) (Marie), and Scott (Patty) MacAdams and his stepchildren, Paul (Jo-Ann) Scarlett and Ralph (Casey) Scarlett and their families which total 17 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren and still counting. He is... Read more →

Privately Run South Jersey Veterans Center Needs A New Roof; Can You Help?

Bob Kotter, of Gloucester City and Kathleen Van Stine (CNBNews photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews LINDENWOLD, NJ (December 30, 2020)--In 2015 Michael and Kathleen Van Stine founded the SpectraCare® Foundation using Michael's $130,000 retirement fund to launch the project. The Foundation will help veterans (Veterans Assist), senior citizens (Seniors Advantage), and animals in need (Paws Plus). "That retirement fund was every cent in our savings; today we both live on what we receive from Social Security," she said. Kotter, who is a volunteer member of the organization's advisory board said, "We're trying to put together a veteran Center with no government money. We have the building, we have construction covered, electrical covered, plumbing covered, HVAC covered. We have a doctor, a nurse, an... Read more →

American Legion Baseball Regionals: The Home Field Advantage

By Richard Walker Dec 28, 2020 NOTE: This is the last in a four-part series on the history of American Legion Baseball’s regional playoff structure. Part 1 took a look at how the regional format has changed over the years. Part 2 showcased some of the top individual performances in regional history. Part 3's spotlight fell on the teams, states and regions that have thrived in the regional era of American Legion Baseball. When national American Legion Baseball officials in 1967 allowed eight host cities across the country a berth in the regionals, critics said the "homefield advantage" they might enjoy would be too great. But has that actually been the case? Since American Legion Baseball adopted a regional concept in 1960, there have been... Read more →

Karen Ann VanHerwarden, of Williamstown

On December 26, 2020, age 53, of Williamstown. Born in Darby, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph F. and Rosemary (Somers) DeNick. Karen is survived by her husband, James VanHerwarden; daughters, Chelsea M. Smith, Daniellea A. Smith; son, Joseph M. Smith; grandchildren, Camryn, Caden, Emma, Elizabeth and Carson. She is also survived by her sisters, Joanne Thurston and Kathleen DeNick. Karen had worked as a waitress for several local restaurant’s including Ponzio’s in Brooklawn. Services will be held at a later date. There will be no visitation or services at this time. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Karen Ann VanHerwarden. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Gloucester City: Ph: 856-456-1142. Read more →

Doris E. Pulaski, of Brooklawn; Devoted Catholic, Member of Brooklawn Fire Dept. Ladies Aux.

Brooklawn – On December 21, 2020. Age 78. (Nee Zane) Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late William H. and Ruth E. (Wood) Zane. Loving and devoted mother of Joanne E. Pulaski. Beloved sister of Linda Shockley (John) and William B. Zane, she is also survived by nieces and nephews. Doris was also predeceased by her husband, Joseph J. Pulaski on March 19, 2004 and her brother Stephen J. Zane in 2016. Doris resided in Brooklawn since 1976. She was a former Parishioner of St. Anne’s and St. Maurice R.C. Church. She is a member of Saint Mary’s R.C. Church in Gloucester City where was a member of the choir. Doris was also a member of the Catholic Daughters of the... Read more →


Santa Helpers were seen earlier this week on Thompson Avenue GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 24, 2020)(CNBNews)--Hey, Kids You better watch out You better not cry You better not pout I'm telling you why A Santa Helper walking on Barnard Avenue, yesterday... , Santa Clause is coming to town... He's making a list, He's checking it twice, He's gonna find out who's naughty or nice Santa Claus is coming to town And, as the photos show Santa's Helpers have already been walking throughout Gloucester City and neighboring towns. Below is a video that everyone, including mom and dad, should enjoy about the night before Christmas. It is an Oldie but Goodie that appeared for the first time in 1950. The film, which was copied by YouTube... Read more →

Gloucester Township Police Remember Lt. Ken Saunders

Lt. Ken Saunders GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (December 20, 2020)--Lt. Ken Saunders started his police career at the Brooklawn Police Department, then joined the Gloucester Township Police Department in 1979. While working patrol, he was assigned to the Selective Enforcement Unit. He rose to the rank of Sergeant, then Lieutenant as a Watch Commander. His last assignment at the time of his death was the Commander of Police Records, Police Communications, and Gloucester Township Emergency Management. He was also instrumental in the start of the now Technical Services Unit during that time. Lt. Saunders was also a life member of the Chews Landing Fire Department, and served as a Fire Commissioner for Gloucester Township Fire District 2. In the early morning of December 20, 2001, Lt.... Read more →

50 Percent Off Coupons Offered by Businesses in Gloucester City and throughout New Jersey

Gloucester CITY, NJ(December 14, 2020)(CNBNewsnet)--LocalFlavor.com serves communities small and large, with thousands of local Deals and coupons in hundreds of towns and cities across the country. They also offer Deals from select nationwide retailers in your home town. For example here in Gloucester City Vitale's Italian Bistro, 942 Ninth Street, and Holy City Publick House, 332 Jersey Avenue are both offering a 50% off coupon to the public. Restaurants are not the only venues offering discounts, First Choice Tire and Off-Road Center, 1038 NORTH EVERGREEN AVENUE Woodbury is offering 50 percent off on certain purchases. Check out their website for deals for restaurants and other retail businesses located near you, LocalFlavor.com. Deals Dining Fun Your Home FIRST CHOICE AUTO TIRE & OFF ROAD CENTER $79... Read more →