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AUDUBON OKTOBERFEST SAT. OCTOBER 16

Audubon Fire Company and Audubon' Fathers' Association are teaming up for another Oktoberfest. $30/person or $50/couple. Outdoor event at the Firehouse, 221 W Merchant. There will be food and beer will be provided. Tickets available at the Firehouse. Read more →


Chalkbeat FIRST PERSON:I’m passionate about teaching; Here’s why I’m not returning to the classroom

Selena Carrión, Chalkbeat New York Oct 8, 9:00am EDT Too many school leaders just want to get back to a broken ‘normal.’ As an educator of color who grew up in the Bronx and attended public schools from K-12, I’ve long been committed to making sure students have educational experiences that meet their needs, value who they are, and empower them and their families. As a child, I hoped to rectify the educational inequities I saw by becoming a classroom teacher in the New York City public school system. Since schools shut down in New York City in March 2020,... Read more →


GOV. MURPHY AND SOME MEMBERS OF THE TEACHERS UNION PARTY WITHOUT FACE MASKS

Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files Phil Murphy and ECEA teachers union members attended an indoor Garden State Equality Ball, where few, if any attendees were wearing face masks or following CDC and state COVID-19 health and safety guidelines, according to the SHORE NEWS. Murphy’s Law in the state of New Jersey declares that all faculty, students, and staff must wear face masks while in school. It requires them to adhere to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and the New Jersey Department of Health. Murphy’s Law also declares that those same teachers can party the night... Read more →


Camden County DCA Grant Application Includes Nearly $400,000 for City of Gloucester City

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)(October 11, 2021)----The County of Camden is holding a virtual public hearing, Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at 10 AM for the purpose to announce it intends to apply to the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) for: $370,684 in Community Development Block Grant CV1 funds for Gloucester City and $1,343,678 in Community Development Block Grant CV2 funds, which were made available through the CARES Act, Public Law 116-136. The County has determined that the best and most effective way to address community needs and prepare, prevent, and respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is to establish... Read more →


CNBNews Hunting/Fishing NJ: Fall Trout Stocking Schedule

Beginning October 12, two-year old trout averaging about 14"-16" in length along with some three-year old broodstock, will be stocked in 36 streams, lakes and ponds throughout New Jersey. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files The Division of Fish and Wildlife will stock approximately 21,000 trout in the state's major trout waters. The fish are stocked from the Pequest Trout Hatchery starting October 12 through October 20. All fall-stocked waters may be fished as soon as they are stocked. Waterbodies stocked will be posted in our Facebook and Instagram stories and on our websiteafter stocking is completed each day (the stocking schedule is... Read more →


Not-For-Profit-Organizations in Camden County Eligible for COVID Community Recovery Grant Program

Take notice that the County of Camden, New Jersey (“County”) will receive grant proposals from eligible not-for-profit organizations (“organizations”) by November 30th, 2021 at 5:00pm under its COVID-19 Community Recovery Grant Program (“Program”). The County will award grants under the Program on a discretionary basis not-to-exceed $500,000.00 per organization. Organizations must meet all Program criteria and requirements, including, but not limited to, having a physical service address within the geographic boundaries of the County and demonstrating a direct or secondary impact caused by the COVID-19 public health emergency. The primary objectives of grant funds under this Program are to: (i)... Read more →


The DePoder Gang Leader And His Son Sentenced for Illegal Drug Sales and Defrauding SNAP; Others Plead Guilty

CAMDEN, N.J. (October 8, 2021)(CNBNewsnet)-– A Camden County, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to a federal prison term for leading a conspiracy to distribute and sell oxycodone, Adderall, and Xanax while also defrauding the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and his son was sentenced for conspiring with his father to distribute Adderall, distributing oxycodone, and defrauding the SNAP program by using unlawfully obtained benefits sold to him by his father, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Rocco DePoder, 68, of Gloucester City, New Jersey, was sentenced to 70 months in prison. His son, Michael DePoder, 41, also... Read more →


New Willow Place traffic pattern to take effect next week in Bellmawr

in advance of traffic shift onto temporary Browning Road Bridge Willow Place to connect to Victory Drive and be one-way from Browning Road (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a traffic pattern change for Willow Place in advance of a traffic shift onto the temporary Browning Road Bridge as part of the Direct Connect project in Bellmawr, Camden County. On Monday afternoon, October 11, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to implement a new traffic pattern on Willow Place in Bellmawr in advance of a traffic shift onto the temporary Browning Road Bridge, which... Read more →


Richard P. Cline, age 81, of Franklinville/Brooklawn

Richard P. Cline, age 81 of Franklinville, passed away on October 5, 2021, with his family by his side. Richard was born in Gloucester City and grew up in Brooklawn. Richard was a self-employed crane operator. He was a jack of all trades. There wasn’t anything he couldn’t build or fix. He had a tool for everything for everything and if he didn’t, he made it with stuff he had laying around. He was a man who believed a hand shake went a long way. He loved to drive around with his dog, Winnie. Beloved husband of 61 years to... Read more →


Republican Lawmakers Say FBI is Going After Parents for Harassing School Officials is against Free Speech

By Casey Harper | The Center Square (The Center Square) – A new FBI focus on parents accused of harassing school officials around the country over curriculum and COVID-19 policies is being criticized by Republican lawmakers as government overreach and an attempt to curb speech rights. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Tuesday night that he has directed the FBI to look into parents who have protested at local school board meetings around the country, calling it a "disturbing trend." Debates over critical race theory, COVID-19 mandates, transgender policies, and other issues have embroiled many local districts in controversy. The tension... Read more →


Gloucester City Police Dept. Seeking Applicants for Special Law Enforcement Officer-Class III

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 5, 2021)(CNBNews)--The Gloucester City Police Department is seeking applicants for the position of Special Law Enforcement Officer-Class III Minimum qualifications for SLEO personnel: Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files 1) Must be retired law enforcement officers who are less than 65 years of age. NOTE: a law enforcement officer shall not be considered retired if the officer's return to employment violates any federal or state law or regulation, which would deem the officer's retirement as not being bona fide; 2) Must have served as a duly qualified, fully trained, full-time officer in any municipality, county, agency of this state,... Read more →


Camden County Residents Free Flu Shots Begin Oct. 6

(Gloucester Township, NJ) — The Board of Commissioners have scheduled 12 site locations for the 2021 Seasonal Influenza Immunization Program. As is the tradition, the program begins at the annual Senior Health Fair, which this year takes place on Oct. 6 at the Scottish Rite Ballroom, 315 White Horse Pike in Collingswood, starting at 10:00 a.m. and continuing through 1:00 p.m. “In order to keep your family healthy this flu season, we encourage you to take advantage of this beneficial service provided by the Camden County Health Department,” said Commissioner Carmen Rodriguez, liaison to the Camden County Health Department. “We... Read more →


Help prevent overnight car burglaries

TAKE your keys/FOB, REMOVE your valuables, and LOCK your vehicle. Moorestown and surrounding municipalities have seen an increase in overnight car burglaries, primarily from unlocked vehicles. Residents are urged to-- Take your keys/FOB, Remove any valuables from plain view, and Lock your vehicle. Help Prevent Car Burglaries • Do not leave valuables in plain view: (GPS devices, lap tops, PDA’s, cell phones, MP3’s, wallets, purses) • Do not leave windows or sunroof open. • Do not leave doors unlocked. • Do not leave keys/FOBs in the vehicle. • Do not leave the garage door opener in plain view. • Do... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Abortion-By-Hanger Deemed Safe 

September 30, 2021 Bill Donahue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the 2021 Women's March on Washington which will be held on Oct. 2nd. [Note: This news release contains graphic language.] According to the organizers of this year's Women's March on Washington, there is nothing dangerous, scary or harmful about a pregnant woman inserting a wire hanger into her vagina to kill her child. That's why those who show up with a hanger, or hanger imagery, will get booted, even if their purpose is to protest abortion-law restrictions. A pregnancy at 39 weeks or at full... Read more →


Drowning Victim Found in Little Timber Creek Was 66-Year-Old Man; Alcohol Might Have Caused Accident

UPDATED: The 66-year-drowning victim has been identified as MICHAEL DUNN CNBNews photo credit (Above) In the distant Rescue units from Westville and Bellmawr Fire Departments on the South Broadway Bridge responded to a call of a body floating face down in the Little Timber Creek. Gloucester City, N.J. (September 28, 2021)(CNBNews)– A deceased male was pulled from Little Timber Creek in Gloucester City Monday afternoon, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Gloucester City Police Chief Brian Morrell. Officers responded to the 600 block of South Broadway at approximately 2:14 p.m. after train operators spotted a body... Read more →


DEVELOPING: Body of a Man Recovered from Little Timber Creek at Gloucester City/ Brooklawn Border

UPDATED: The 66-year-drowning victim has been identified as MICHAEL DUNN (CNBNews photo credit) BODY RECOVERED FROM LITTLE TIMBER CREEK--Officers and rescue personnel, from Gloucester City and Brooklawn at the railroad trestle. We do not know if the body of the man is being wrapped in the white tarp that officers are looking at on the left side of the photo. William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews BROOKLAWN--Today, between 3 and 3:30 PM a bevy of law enforcement and fire departments descended into the area of the Brooklawn-Gloucester railroad trestle after a call was received that there was a body in... Read more →


The Red Coats to Invade Haddonfield, Saturday, June 4

Festivities begin at 9 am with The Skirmish beginning at 2 pm. Event is Free and Open to the Public. HADDONFIELD, NJ – The British are coming! On Saturday, June 4, 2022 the British will invade and be challenged on Kings Highway by colonial troops. Redcoats, on horseback, will charge, muskets will be fired, and the Continentals will delay the redcoats before they head off to the Battle at Monmouth. General Washington had ordered the militia to “annoy” the Redcoats, and so on June 4, 2022, we will again. This exciting reenactment event is free and open to the public.... Read more →


Richard Bailey, of Brooklawn; Airline Mechanic, Member of IUEC Local 5, WXPN Public Radio Fan

Richard Thomas Bailey Richard Thomas Bailey, 68, of Brooklawn, NJ, passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, on September 14, 2021, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. The son of John Richard Bailey, Jr., and Diane Bailey (nee Lee), Richard spent his early years in the Fairview section of Camden. He was a 1970 graduate of Camden High School, and also had a Bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University. Rick, as he was known to all, worked for many years as an airline mechanic, and while with United Airlines, had the opportunity to live in Miami and San Francisco.... Read more →


Daniel W. McCarrin Jr., of Audubon, Member of Steamfitters Local Union 420, Philadelphia, PA

On September 17, 2021, of Audubon, NJ. Age 79 years. Beloved husband of 57 years to Burlyne A. McCarrin. Dear father of Daniel, III, Barry (the late Lisa) and Keith. Loving grandfather of Kevin and Sean. Brother of James McCarrin, son-in-law of Ella Reilly and brother-in-law to Suzanne Breier and Christopher (Jill) Reilly. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Dan was a member of Steamfitters Local Union 420, Philadelphia, PA and attended St. Joseph’s University earning a certificate in Industrial Relations. He was a longtime parishioner of St. Rose of Lima Church in Haddon Heights, NJ and... Read more →


Baby Kenneth Dione Shaklin Jr., Age 4 Months

Baby Kenneth went home to the Lord in Heaven on September 16, 2021, at 4 months old. Beloved and cherished son of Kenneth Dione Shaklin, Sr. and Laura K. Schuler. Beloved brother of Mateo and Isabella. Adored grandson of Christopher and Dawn Schuler and Kimberly Shaklin. Beloved Godson of Cindy Tobin and Burlieght Trower. Also survived by many loving aunts and uncles. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to his visitation on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021 from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, 426 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated... Read more →


William B. "Dors" Dorsey Jr., Teacher, Basketball Coach, Camden Catholic High School Alum Class of '64

Pennsauken – Formerly of Westville, Mount Ephraim and Westmont. Age 75. William was known to all as “Dors” and was a graduate of Camden Catholic High School in 1964. He graduated from LaSalle College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education and graduated from Glassboro State University (Rowan University) with a Master’s Degree in Secondary Education. Dors taught 3 years at St. Margaret’s School in Woodbury Heights. He then taught Business at Catherine Gibbs School. Dors taught Homebound Instruction for the Camden County Educational Services in Clementon for over 20 years. He was an assistant coach at Haddonfield High School... Read more →


Leona Ann Eksterowicz, of Brooklawn age 62

Leona Ann Eksterowicz, passed away peacefully on September 15, 2021. She was 62 years old. Leona was born in Oklahoma City on September 2, 1959, before spending most of her childhood in Willingboro, NJ. She resided in Maple Shade, NJ for many years before moving to Brooklawn, NJ in 2012. Leona enjoyed a career as a restaurant server for 45 years. Leona is survived by her son, Brian Eksterowicz, her loving partner, Frank Canzanese, her siblings, Kathrin Capizola, Charles Vester, and Vivian Vester. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends, who will remember her generosity, loyalty, kindness,... Read more →


*Gloucester City Irish Society Pipes & Drums "Halfway to St. Patrick's Day" Fundraiser

Gloucester City Irish Society Pipes & Drums "Halfway to St. Patrick's Day" Fundraiser Join us at the Elizabeth Ballroom as the Gloucester City Irish Society Pipes & Drums kicks off "Halfway to St. Patrick's Day" weekend in the Holy City! Music will be provided by the pipe band, as well traditional Irish music from Gloucester City's own "Misty Dewers!" Tickets are $30 and must be presented at the door for entry. Tickets include entry, food, and draft beer. A cash bar will be available for other drinks. You can use the following link to purchase tickets: https://py.pl/9wDkrvL2P5k You won't want... Read more →


CNBNEWS EXCLUSIVE: Is a Marijuana Business Coming to Gloucester City?

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 14, 2021)--Green-Light Dispensary which is an adult-use retail marijuana business is advertising for a director of dispensary operations for their Marijuana Dispensary in Gloucester City, NJ. On Monday Police Chief/City Administrator Brian Morrell and Mayor Patrick Keating were contacted via email and asked for any information they could provide about this business coming to Gloucester City. As of this posting, we are still waiting for their response. One would have hoped the city's mayor and council would have informed the residents about a marijuana business setting up shop in Gloucester... Read more →


PEYTON AND ME MEANDERING Through Brooklawn, Gloucester City, and Westville (Chapter XIV)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CORRECTION/UPDATED: It has been brought to our attention by Police Chief/City Administrator Brian Morrell that he has three and half more years to work before he can retire; that his salary is based on the last year of his employment. Morrell also took exception to our statement that no one could perform two jobs and do them efficiently. Stating, "You do not know what I do or don't do, you just assumed. Why do you continue to bash me?" Our position remains that no one can perform two jobs, and do them well. And,... Read more →


Gloucester City's Sixth Annual St. Patrick's Parade Set for Sunday, Sept. 19

Celebrate Irish Culture at our 6th Annual Community Entertainment Event in Gloucester City SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2021 starting at 1 PM. The parade was postponed in March due to the pandemic. Celebrity Parade Marshall and MC Bob Kelly FOX 29 LIVE BROADCASTING at our PERFORMANCE GRANDSTAND In front of St. Mary Church, Monmouth and Atlantic Sts. Singer Timmy Kelly will perform "Danny Boy" Join the region’s greatest talent & entertainment as we commemorate Irish culture and celebrate the value of community! Hosted by Celebrity Parade Marshal Bob Kelly, everyone's favorite traffic guy from TV & radio, NJ Irish Society of... Read more →


Camden County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Offering Free Three Day Training Course

MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ (August 9, 2021)--In the wake of extreme weather events in the United States and elsewhere, many Americans have become increasingly interested in disaster preparedness and response skills. This September, the Camden County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will offer a free, 20-hour (3-day) training curriculum to prepare interested Camden County residents to help protect themselves, their family, and their community during a disaster. The training is comprised of both practical exercises and classroom instruction and will be conducted on Friday, September 10: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Saturday, September 11: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday,... Read more →


Work on temporary Browning Road Bridge, Bellmawr Continues, Schedule Listed for Next 2 Weeks

Daytime and overnight closures necessary to complete temporary bridge (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today are reminding motorists of daytime and overnight lane closures on I-295 and Route 42 this week and next to continue work on the temporary Browning Road Bridge as part of the Direct Connect project in Bellmawr, Camden County. The overnight closures scheduled for next week may change depending on the progress made each night. NJDOT will provide updates if the lane closure schedule changes. Wednesday, September 8 to Thursday, September 9 Daytime Closures From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Wednesday, September... Read more →


CNBNews Tips and Snippets: Local Diner Owner Saves A Life; Cheerleaders Sues USA; Farewell NJ; Many Towns Say No to POT

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews QUICK THINKING BY EMPIRE DINER OWNER PREVENTS TRAGIC ENDING...(video) Dervis Akturk, owner of the Empire Diner, Brooklawn saved a man's life l who was choking on a piece of food according to 6ABC/Philadelphia. The incident happened last month. Akturk took immediate action when he noticed that one of his patrons was choking chicken Parmesan. “I was praying,’ Lord, God, please,'” said Actork. “But thank God for being in the right place and at the right time," Akturk said the diner is his whole world and all his customers are like family. “That day I... Read more →


CNBNEWS EXCLUSIVE: A Number of Candidates Have Filed for November's Election in Gloucester City

UPDATED/CORRECTION William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Gloucestercitynews.net graphic file GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 30, 2021)--This November's election in Gloucester City will have three different groups offering candidates for the positions on a council that is open. When Mayor Dan Spencer resigned suddenly in April he still had a year and a half left on his four-year term. His resignation set up the following chain of events. Democrat Councilman at large Pat Keating stepped down from his position and was appointed to the mayor's seat until this November's election. The fact that there were two unexpected openings on the council... Read more →


Page 14: Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Hope this column provides an insight into Carmen both the man and athlete. Not sure of... Read more →


REPORT Reveals: Just 1 In 4 Newark High School Students Who Took AP tests Passed This Year

Patrick WallAug 26, 2021 CHALKBEAT Newly released SAT and AP test scores show that Newark high school students did not meet college-readiness standards last school year. Getty Images CNBNews EDITOR NOTE: Newark is one of 31 ABBOTT DISTRICTS. Some Abbott districts in South Jersey include Camden City, Gloucester City, Millville, Pleasantville, Salem and Vineland. According to Wikepedia 60 percent of New Jersey's education aid goes to the Abbotts.[4] Abbott districts are school districts in New Jersey that are provided remedies to ensure that their students receive public education in accordance with the state constitution. They were created in 1985 as... Read more →


Dewey Dewechter, Past Brooklawn Resident, Electrician, Baseball Aficionado, GCHS Alumnus

Dewey Dewechter Dewey Dewechter – 67, passed away on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, after a prolonged illness at the Meadowview Nursing Home located in Northfield, New Jersey. Born in Camden, Dewey grew up in Brooklawn and attended Gloucester Catholic High School, where he graduated in 1971. A union electrician by trade, but a baseball aficionado at heart, he spent the large majority of his life between the Galloway Township area and the State of Florida, particularly Vero Beach and the Florida Keys. He is survived by his children, Adam Dewechter and Cheryl (Dave) Mitchell; sisters, Maryann (Jim) Nolan, Nancy (John)... Read more →


THE FIFTIES THE GREATEST DECADE OF ALL TIMES

+++++++++++ submitted by John Dunkirk..."I have no idea who wrote the poem below but it is right on!" The Land That Made Me ME Long ago and far away, In a land that time forgot, Before the day of Dylan Or the dawn of Camelot There lived a race of innocents And they were you and me. Ike was in the White House In that land where we were born Where navels were for oranges And Peyton Place was porn. We learned to drive in drivers-ed Washed our hair at dawn We spread our crinolines to dry In circles, on... Read more →


PEYTON AND ME MEANDERING THROUGH GLOUCESTER CITY, BROOKLAWN, WESTVILLE (XIII)

South Broadway and George Street WHAT IS WRONG WITH SOCIETY TODAY? Sitting on the curb at South Broadway and George Street on Monday morning was this disgusting-looking pile of garbage. Just a few feet away is a trash receptacle, apparently, the slob that left this crap on the sidewalk is not a member of the Green Generation. We can also say with certainty the person has no respect for the community of Gloucester City. According to multiple sources on the internet “Generation Green,” millennials and Gen Z supposedly demonstrate environmentally and socially conscious consumer behavior. With rising spending power and... Read more →


Joe Townsend (JT) Long-Time Gloucester City, Brooklawn, Bellmawr Letter Carrier Headed to Greener Pastures

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 27, 2021)--Joe Townsend, aka JT, has finally decided the time has come to end his lustrous career as a Letter Carrier. His last day will be Saturday, August 28. Joe actually started with the post office when they had the Pony Express. Yep, he has been around that long. Ask him he will gladly show you the blisters he got from that saddle, back in the day. On second thought, that is not a pretty sight, it is best you don't. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ The Gloucester City Post Office crew,... Read more →


CNBNEWS TRAFFIC ALERT: Creek Road Bridge over I-295 to be closed this weekend

POSTPONED Traffic will be shifted to newly completed portion of the bridge (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced Creek Road will be closed this weekend to shift traffic onto the newly constructed portion of the Creek Road Bridge over I-295 as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, August 27, until 6 a.m., Monday, August 30, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close and detour Creek Road between Booth Drive and Essex Avenue to pave, relocate construction barrier and restripe the roadway in... Read more →


Gloucester City Police Issue 210 Traffic Tickets, 23 Property Owners Cited, 32-Year-Old Woman Delivers Her Baby

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 26, 2021)--Out of 483 calls, the Gloucester City Police issued a total of 210 traffic citations between July 24 and July 30. The violations included 162 sweeper tickets, 39 verbal warnings issued most for failure to stop, failure to use turn signals, and a few lights out along with miscellaneous other violations. JULY 30-Verbal warning issued for maintenance of vehicle lamps, Broadway and N. Burlington Sts. JULY 30-Verbal warning issued for vehicle stopping in the middle of the intersection of King St. and Broadway. JULY 30-Vehicle was issued a summons for parking on the sidewalk on... Read more →


EPA Says Contaminated Groundwater Still Exists in Gloucester City and Camden City; Meeting Sept. 8

EPA Proposes Interim Plan to Address Groundwater Contamination at the Welsbach/General Gas Mantle Superfund Site in Gloucester City and Camden City, N.J. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 18, 2021)--The removal of the radon material from the Ferry Fence office property on 7th Street began this year in January. The area encompasses 4600 square feet. The cost for this work is estimated at $500,000. The arrows point to air monitors put in place to monitor the quality of the air. Because of a low water table, according to an EPA spokesperson, the excavation pit in front of the property filled up with... Read more →


Page 13: Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Hope this column provides an insight into Carmen both the man and athlete. Not sure of the Chronological order, but every attempt... Read more →


CNBNews Travel Alert: I-295 northbound & Route 42 Closures

Final stage of temporary Browning Road Bridge installation (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today are reminding motorists of daytime lane closures on I-295 northbound and Route 42 on Monday and Tuesday next week to prepare for the third and final stage of the temporary Browning Road Bridge launch as part of the Direct Connection project in Bellmawr, Camden County. Monday, August 23 and Tuesday, August 24 From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Monday, August 23 and Tuesday, August 24, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close I-295 northbound Exit 26 and the left lane... Read more →


NJ School Board Association: Regarding Educational Equity and Critical Race Theory

EDITOR'S NOTE: On July 27, 2021 the New Jersey School Board Association released a statement pertaining to Educational Equity and Critical Race Theory. Those remarks appear below. Recently, educational equity and critical race theory (CRT) have attracted attention and caused confusion for some members of the public. Below is information designed to help boards of education understand these complex topics. Critical race theory (CRT) is a framework and/or analytical tool primarily used in higher-level university and graduate courses. Originating in the 1970s, CRT was first used to help law students think critically about the impact of historical and present-day racism... Read more →


CHALKBEAT: When Students are Quarantine, What's The Plan To Keep Them Learning?

Chalkbeat Kalyn BelshaAug 17, 2021, It was only her son’s third day of kindergarten when Sabrina Padgett got a call in late July that he’d been exposed to COVID and had to stay home for over a week. Soon after, that got extended when Padgett herself tested positive for COVID. Then her other two school-age children had to stay home, too. What happened next made her even more concerned. Padgett says her children didn’t have the option to do lessons online and weren’t given hotspots or laptops, though other schools in their Mississippi district transitioned to virtual learning. It took... Read more →


CNBNews Exclusive:

Is the Critical Race Theory Being Taught in Gloucester City Schools? What is the District's Transgender Policy?

UPDATED: CNBNews photo credit GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 20, 2021)--Jack Ciattarelli the NJ Republican candidate for Governor wrote an Op-Ed article in the Bergen Record about the public-school curriculum changing. Ciattarelli said, "In my travels, one issue that comes up repeatedly with parents — Democrats, Republicans and Jack Ciattarelli Independents alike — are the changes to the public-school curriculum pushed by Gov. Phil Murphy. Changes that now require kindergarteners to learn about gender identification and sexual orientation and middle school kids to know about vaginal, anal and oral sex." "Parents aren’t just concerned and frustrated. They’re also angry about an... Read more →


I-295 Northbound and Route 42 Lane Closures Next Week

Prep final stage of temporary Browning Road Bridge installation (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced daytime lane closures on I-295 northbound and Route 42 on Monday and Tuesday next week to prepare for the third and final stage of the temporary Browning Road Bridge launch as part of the Direct Connection project in Bellmawr, Camden County. From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., next Monday, August 23 and Tuesday, August 24, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close I-295 northbound Exit 26 and the left lane on Route 42 in both directions. The closures... Read more →


Idaho Falls wins consecutive American Legion World Series titles

Back-to-back: By Richard Walker Aug 18, 2021 Idaho Falls, Idaho Post 56 entered the 2021 American Legion World Series as the event's last champion, from 2019. And the cancellation of the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic meant Idaho Falls head coach Ryan Alexander entered the 2021 season with only one player back from that 2019 title team, and a lot of unknowns. After Wednesday afternoon, Alexander now knows his team will go down in ALWS history after winning its second straight title with a 6-1 win over Honolulu, Haw., at Keeter Stadium at Veterans Field in Shelby, N.C.... Read more →


ALWS Championship 1 p.m. Wednesday: Defending Champions Idaho Will Face Honolulu

SHELBY NC--Defending American Legion World Series champions Idaho Falls, Idaho, will face Honolulu in the 2021 ALWS championship game at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday. The championship game was postponed from Tuesday due to inclement weather. The game will be televised on ESPNU. You can also follow the action on the American Legion World Series app, available for download through the Apple Store and Google Play, and on social media through the American Legion Baseball and ALWS Shelby Twitter feeds. Here’s a look at how the teams made it to the championship game: Idaho Falls, Idaho, Post 56 The 2019 American... Read more →


ALWS: Championship Game Tonight, Tuesday at 7:30 PM

MONDAY – AUGUST 16 Youth Athletic Day Games on TV on ESPNU Game 13 Tupelo, MS vs. Idaho Falls, ID ID 9 - MS 3 Watch online --Box Score -- Highlights Game 14 Dubuque County, IA vs. Honolulu, HI 5pm - Tues Watch online -- Box Score -- Highlights TUESDAY – AUGUST 17 Game 15 Idaho Falls, ID v. Winner Gm 14 Championship Game 7:30 pm Watch online -- Box Score -- Highlights ALWS Game 13: Idaho Wins Right to Play for Title By Richard Walker AUG 16, 2021 AMERICAN LEGION WORLD SERIES Idaho Falls, Idaho, Post 56 set history... Read more →


Governor Murphy! The Parents Should Decide Not YOU

TRENTON, NJ--Governor Phil Murphy continues to require New Jersey's children to wear masks at school, daycare, and summer camp, even though children and adults can now unmask almost everywhere else. Children who safely played sports all spring without masks will be forced to wear masks while playing outside at camp this summer, as will kids on playgrounds at daycare centers. Governor Murphy has even said that students should expect to wear masks to school this fall, even though children face very little risk and every concerned adult will have had ample opportunity by then to get vaccinated. Keeping mask requirements... Read more →