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Robert J. Hepner “Headcase” of Gloucester City NJ; Truckdriver

On December 3, 2019. Of Gloucester City. Age 65. Born in Fort Monmouth , he was the son of the late Mary Jane Hepner. He is survived by his beloved wife of 24 years, Maryanne (Raube) Hepner; loving children Jessica McNair (Rob), Lisa St.Clair (Lee), Kelly Reed (John), Roy Bond, Jr. and 8 grandchildren. Robert worked as a self-employed truck driver for many years before he joined Double K Transportation in Gloucester City, 5 years ago. A true gear head, he loved to ride his... Read more →


Now That's The Christmas Spirit!

By CNBNews.net Staff (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(Dec. 5, 2019)——With all the turmoil in the world it is nice to hear some good news now and then. Kelli Sharp, (nee Pfeffer)recently shared just such a tale with CNBNews about her family, friends and perfect strangers helping her get the Christmas Spirit. Kelli, resides on Market Street with her husband Brett and their children. Kelli is a 1998 graduate of Gloucester High. This past summer the Sharp family lost all of their Christmas decorations they had stored in... Read more →


Claire Gustafson To Challenge Norcross

Gustafson releases video announcing campaign for Congress COLLINGSWOOD – Former Collingswood school board member Claire Gustafson announced today, via video, that she has entered the race to challenge Congressman Donald Norcross in New Jersey’s First Congressional District. Gustafson announced on November 12th that she formed an exploratory committee “to gauge interest and support into a possible candidacy for Congress” and said today, “The exploring is done. I spent the past few weeks talking with friends, family and colleagues and am confident we will be able... Read more →


Ride The Silver Sleigh with Santa Dec. 7

Children and adults alike will enjoy the opportunity to ride the train with Santa on Saturday, December 7, 2019. Specially decorated PATCO trains will make three trips, leaving the Lindenwold station at 9:10 a.m., 10:40 a.m. and 12:10 p.m. and picking up passengers at all stops along the way. After enjoying their ride with Santa and his elves, complete with seasonal music, Santa’s Sleigh passengers can shop at Christmas Village in Love Park, check out the light show and “Christmas Carol” display at Macy’s or... Read more →


Mae Elizabeth Monforte of Bellmawr; A Founding Member of Annunciation BVM Church

Mae Elizabeth Monforte, on November 22, 2019, of Bellmawr. Mae was born to Olivia and William Glemser in Camden NJ on May 19, 1920. This diminutive, dynamic lady lived her 99.5 years devoted to family, faith, friends and the Phillies. In 1938 Mae married Louis Rocco Monforte then centered her life around him and their sons, Louis (Carol) of Brooklawn, NJ and Joseph (Pat) of Cave Creek, AZ. She adored her granddaughters Caroline Tisot, Marybeth Morrison, and Beth Kurta and her five great-grandchildren. A spiritual... Read more →


CNBNews Tips/Snippets: Growing Up Gloucester; White Supremacist a Fireman; Graffiti Problem in City

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GROWING UP GLOUCESTER--Back in the day, everyone knew everyone in Gloucester City. In those days it wouldn't be unusual if you even knew some members of the outlaw Pagan's MC, who had one of the first chapters in the state located in Gloucester City. The head of that chapter was a childhood friend of my wife Connie. He went through the local school system and graduated with her and other members of the GHS Class of '62. Related: New... Read more →


Voorhees Police Asking Family & Friends to Support Officer Scott Davis Nov. 26

VOORHEES TOWNSHIP NJ--The Voorhees Twp Police Dept is teaming up with the Iron Hill Brewery at the Voorhees Town Center to develop a beer in support of Retired Cherry Hill Police Officer Scott Davis. After retiring from the Cherry Hill Police Dept Scott Davis returned to service with the Voorhees Twp Police Dept as a SLEO Class II Officer where he diligently served as the primary school security officer at Kresson Elementary School. Unfortunately Officer Davis had to retire again after being diagnosed with ALS.... Read more →


70 Plus Attend "Ray Ford Old Timers" Event in October

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 18, 2019)--The 70-some former athletes from Gloucester City High School and Gloucester Catholic High School had a great time October 18 at the newly reorganized second annual Ray Ford-Leon Harris, Sr. Sports Night, which was also the 47th anniversary of the original “Ray Ford Oldtimers.” Ray Ford (above) formed the group in 1972. When it first started the turnout would number close to 200 people. But, today, many of those individuals have passed on including Ford. With a number of first-time... Read more →


Alleged White Supremacist from Brooklawn Charged with Wanting to Kill Blacks, Jews, and Gays

UPDATED: Brooklawn Police Chief Shamus Ellis was asked if his department had any problems with Tobin recently. "This was an FBI Investigation so as instructed, I will need to refer you to the FBI Philadelphia Field Office. Prior to this investigation, I don't believe we have had any negative encounters with Tobin. As for whether he was a fireman I do not know his exact status with the Fire Department." William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CAMDEN CITY, NJ (Nov. 17, 2019)—White supremacist Richard Tobin,... Read more →


GreatSchools.org Report on How Gloucester High School Students Do on College Entrance Exams

Here’s how Gloucester City Jr Sr High School students do on college entrance exams. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 15, 2019)--You know your child’s grades, but do you know if they’re prepared to succeed in college? Nearly ½ of all high school students get straight As. At the same time, many students get to college only to find they are not academically prepared. In this era of grade inflation, it’s important to look at more than just your child's grades. College entrance exams help you to... Read more →


GTPD Citizens Police Academy Begins January 2020- Sign Up Today!

The Gloucester Township Police Department in a continuing effort to foster an even better police community partnership would like to invite any Gloucester Township resident 16 years of age or older to attend the Citizens Police Academy. The Gloucester Township Police Department Citizens Police Academy is a free 10-week course that begins January 23, 2020. The classes will be on Thursday evenings from 6:30 PM to approximately 8:30 PM. The course will include an overview of the police department and the administration, police communications, special... Read more →


Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety

Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital received its third consecutive “A” on the Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2019 Hospital Safety Grade. This designation by the national nonprofit health care ratings organization recognizes the hospital’s efforts to protect patients from harm and meet the highest safety standards in the United States. The Safety Grade, ranging from A to F, rates hospitals across the country based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections, and other harms among patients in their care. Of the more than 2,600 hospitals... Read more →


Sun Glare Causes Traffic Accident in Brooklawn

BROOKLAWN, NJ (Nov. 6, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--Brooklawn Police were dispatched to the area of Route 130 and Browning Lane for the report of a two-vehicle accident. On arrival Police determined that the crash only involved 1 vehicle. The vehicle was making a left-hand turn from Browning Lane onto Route 130 South, when the sun glare obstructed her view causing her to drive up the median and strike the light pole. The lens from the light fell out and shattered on Route 130 North causing a traffic hazard.... Read more →


Video: Gloucester City Halloween Trick or Treat Hours

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 30, 2019)--Gloucester City Police announced today that Halloween Trick or Treat hours will be Thursday, October 31, between 4 PM and 8PM. Halloween Home Haunt w/ Awesome Digital Effects from AtmosFX & Others ...Crazy Halloween home haunt with lots of cool digital effects. Check out the best of AtmosfearFX, Hi-Rez Designs and Spectral Illusions. ***** Halloween Safety Tips for Kids & Parents Before trick or tricking with your kids, be sure to check out these Halloween safety tips, on everything from... Read more →


*Gloucester High School Class of '65 Planning 55th Reunion

SAVE THE DATE! image Dreamstime.com The Gloucester City High School Class of 1965 is planning their 55th Class Reunion. It will be held on April 25, 2020 at The Kove in Audubon. Additional details will be available shortly. For information, questions, or to express interest, please contact either Frank Carrick (856-241-9483, fcarrick@comcast.net) or Carolyn Shaw (856-933-9121, carols@verizon.net). GHS Class of 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964 Reunion Photo Album Read more →


Three Medical Marijuana Businesses Meet with Gloucester City Officials

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 27, 2019)--The New Jersey Department of Health is presently reviewing three proposals/applications for medical marijuana facility to be built in the state in the near future. According to NJ.com Green Leaf Medical, New Jersey met with the Gloucester City Planning Board and presented a plan for cultivation, extraction and a dispensary operation in the Southport section of the City, located at Charles and Water Streets. That area was once the home of several industrial facilities,... Read more →


Animal Alliance of Camden County

The Animal Alliance of Camden County was formed in 2011 by five local animal welfare organizations and the Camden County Board of Freeholders, who decided to coordinate their efforts to better serve the pets and residents of the county. Peyton Gloucester City News blog files Current members include the Animal Adoption Center, Animal Welfare Association, Camden County Animal Shelter, Voorhees Animal Orphanage, and Independent Animal Control. Member organizations work together to improve the well-being of companion animals and their owners in the community, including joint... Read more →


Kevin Carter, 26, Shot and Killed in Sicklerville

SICKLERVILLE, NJ (October 24, 2019)--Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Gloucester Township Police Chief Harry Earle reported a homicide that occurred in the Sicklerville area of Gloucester Township on October 23, 2019. Gloucester City News blog files The Gloucester Township Police Department responded to reports of shots fired on Yorkshire Road in Gloucester Township at approximately 9:50 p.m. Officers located the victim, Kevin Carter, 26, of Gloucester Township, on the ground suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Kevin Carter was pronounced deceased at the... Read more →


WE CAN FOUNDATION FUNDRAISER NOV. 2

The We Can Foundation, headed by longtime Gloucester City native George Merryfield is holding a fundraiser on Saturday, November 2 at the ICAC Club ballroom, 528 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City. The organization was founded to help the homeless and those struggling with addiction to drugs and alcohol. The money raised will be used to assist with the general cost, and specifically to get a better, more reliable vehicle, a tool so critical to their program that without one, there will be no program. Merryfield released... Read more →


Camden County Republicans Reenergized, Reinvigorated

Annual fall fundraiser capped off with a special appearance from Eric and Lara Trump HADDON HEIGHTS – Camden County Republicans held their best-attended fundraiser in recent memory Saturday night at Trump National Golf Club in Pine Hill. CCGOP Chairman Rich Ambrosino said the attendance was another indication that the county party is reenergized and reinvigorated. “I’ve been saying for months this is a reenergized, reinvigorated party and it showed with the success of Saturday night’s event,” Rich Ambrosino said. “We had Burlington County Chairman Sean... Read more →


NJ101.5 Report Reveals 72 Drug Deaths in Gloucester City

(October 22, 2019)--Monday, New Jersey 101.5 released the first part of a four part report titled BATTLING ADDICTION. Between 2014 and 2018, the annual number of confirmed drug overdose deaths in New Jersey increased by more than 139%, according to that article. From 2011 to 2017, the most recent year for which confirmed totals are available, more than 10,500 people in New Jersey have died from drug overdoses. Listed below are some of the New Jersey municipalities with the highest death rates, that is, the... Read more →


Holbrooks honored for success of Legion Baseball in Shelby

Photo by Ben Mikesell/The American Legion The American Legion OCT 16, 2019 SHELBY, NC--When you drive into the town of Shelby, N.C., a sign greets you that reads “Welcome to Shelby, home of the American Legion World Series.” It was 10 years ago that 100 Shelby residents traveled by bus to The American Legion National Headquarters in Indianapolis to a bid in front of the National Executive Committee to become the permanent site of the ALWS. “We knew we were giving it our best shot.... Read more →


Evenly Matched Lions & Warriors Fight it Out Friday Night; O-4 Rams Face 4-1 Wolverines

By Josh Lashley | CNBNews Contributor GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (October 17, 2019)--An intriguing match up is set to take place this Friday night, October 18 when the Gloucester City High School football program takes the field on the road against New Egypt. The Lions enter the game with an overall mark of 2-4, having been defeated by a powerful Buena squad last weekend. The Warriors stand at 1-4. “New Egypt is a lot like us- young and scrappy,’’ Gloucester City head coach Rob Bryan said.... Read more →


It's not too late to register for Saturday's Heroes to Hero Run!

Dawn M. Ragan, Executive Director Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund 162 W. White Horse Pike Berlin, NJ 08009 (856)768-9656 www.camdencountyhero.com You don’t have to be a hero to keep a dream alive… Read more →


Gloucester City Mayor and Police Chief Concerned about Increase in Crime at Crescent Trailer Park

CNBNEWS photo William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 8, 2019)—There have been several high-profile crimes this year at the Crescent Mobile Home Park, 1400 Crescent Blvd. For example, Delaware authorities arrested two Mexican nationals in August who were selling heroin, cocaine and fentanyl in Delaware. The suspects, Julian Rivera-Villa, age 56, and Ricardo Perez-Guillen, age 40, both in this country illegally, stashed the illicit drugs at their Crescent Park trailer, located on Birchwood Avenue. David C. Weiss, United States Attorney for... Read more →


18th Annual Heroes to Hero Run Oct. 12

18th Annual Heroes to Hero 5-K Run/Walk Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 9:00am A time to honor and remember Tom, Jim and John who gave their lives in the tragic house fire on July 4, 2002, Gloucester City, NJ. Join their firefighter brothers, family, and friends in a day of remembrance and celebration of their lives. $3,000 in cash and prizes! Teams Welcomed! REGISTRATION FEES: Pre-registration for all entries postmarked prior to September 30, 2019: $25 Thereafter, and the day of the event: $30 Children... Read more →


Rutgers Master Gardeners "Home Owners Series" Last Workshop Nov. 9

Rutgers Master Gardeners "Home Owners Series" will have the final workshop of 2019 on Saturday, November 9th (10:00 to 11:30 AM). This Wildlife Backyard Buffet Make and Take event will be held at: Camden County Environmental Center - 1301 Park Blvd, Cherry Hill, 08002. The cost for the program is $15.00 per person (Parents free with children 4 years and older). Nourishing our feathered friends during the winter months is critical. While some birds migrate, the birds that don’t, adjust their diet from fruit and... Read more →


Rosemarie F. Cleaver, of Brooklawn; GHS Alumnus; Member of St. Maurice Church

BROOKLAWN NJ (October 4, 2019)--Surrounded by her loving family, at home, on October 3, 2019. Age 69. Of Brooklawn (nee McLean). Loving and devoted wife of 34 years to John J. “Jack” Cleaver. Loving mother of Brian E. Barneetz, and his wife Dorothy. Cherished grandmother of Amelia and Marin. Beloved sister of Michael McLean (Elise), Richard McLean and Constance “Connie” Bilik. Cherished daughter of the late Earle and Marie McLean (nee Cirigliano). Rosemarie was a graduate of Gloucester High School class of 1968. She was... Read more →


Authorities Seek Public's Help Identifying Brooklawn Bank Robber

CNBNewsnet--BROOKLAWN, NJ (9-26-19)--The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and the Brooklawn Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man who robbed a bank on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. The suspect entered the Wells Fargo bank located at 700 Crescent Boulevard in Brooklawn at approximately 4:20 p.m. The man entered the bank and verbally demanded money from a teller. The suspect received an undisclosed amount of cash then fled the scene on foot. No one was injured. The suspect, shown above, concealed his face... Read more →


Wells Fargo Bank Robbed Tuesday

CNBNews--BROOKLAWN, NJ(Sept. 25, 2019)--The Wells Fargo Bank, 700 Crescent Blvd., Brooklawn was robbed Tuesday, September 24 at approximately 4:25PM. Brooklawn Police Shamus Ellis said, "At approximately 4:25 PM, a white male walked into the Wells Fargo Bank wearing a grey hoodie and holding a towel over his face, He approached a teller, threatened that he had a gun (none displayed) and demanded all the money in the drawer. The employee turned over the money and the male walked out of the bank. Once he was... Read more →


Mary Anne Welsh, of Voorhees, formerly of Brooklawn; GCHS Alumnus

Mary Anne Welsh, of Voorhees Township, NJ, formerly of Brooklawn, NJ and London, England. Age 72. Beloved daughter of John Welsh and Letitia Welsh (nee O'Donnell). Loving sister of John Welsh, Margaret Yeackel, Regina (Terry) Towle, Lori Welsh and the late Michael Welsh, the late James Welsh, the late Patrick Welsh, and the late Stephen Welsh. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mary Anne was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School and Drexel University. After graduating from Drexel, Mary Anne worked... Read more →


10 SJ Fire Depts. Receive $2.5M in Funding

Gloucestercitynews.net--CHERRY HILL, NJ (9-20-19)– U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced that ten local fire departments will receive a total of $2,561,133 in funding from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA). “This federal funding will help protect those who are protecting us,” said Norcross. “We must do all we can to ensure our firefighters are as safe as possible when they are fighting fires, battling natural disasters and saving lives. This funding provides our first responders with the equipment... Read more →


CERT Training at Mt. Ephraim Fire Dept.

Gloucestercitynews.net--MOUNT EPHRAIM, N.J. — As the hurricane and winter storm season approaches, the need for emergency preparedness becomes more and more critical. To that end, the Camden County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is once again making training more available to individuals of all ages. CERT training will take place on Friday, September 20 from 7:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M., Saturday, September 21 from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., and Sunday, September 22 from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. at the Mount Ephraim Fire Department,... Read more →