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Hospitalist David Kovalsky Honored with ‘Frontline Hero Banner’ Outside Phillies Stadium for 2021 Season

Major League Baseball’s Opening Day is always a special day, especially this year on April 1st for avid Philadelphia Phillies fan David J. Kovalsky, DO, a hospitalist at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital. Following a long, dark and cold baseball offseason, Opening Day marks the first of a 162-game season filled with excitement and warm weather. This year, the season opener is extra meaningful, as it will be the first time in 550 days that fans are allowed to watch “America's pastime” inside Citizens Bank Park. Due to the pandemic, last season was shortened to 60 games and seats were only... Read more →

Rose A. Wileczek, age 84, Loved the Mummers, Proud of Her Irish Heritage

Surrounded by her loving family, Rose Anna Wileczek (nee Barnes), age 84, passed away peacefully on January 18th, 2022. Born in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Margaret and James Barnes. The youngest of four children, Rose was preceded by her siblings Ellen, James, and Catherine Barnes. Loving wife of 61 years to Leonard J. Wileczek. Loving mother to her daughters Kathleen (Dan), Teresa (Joseph), Diane (Jerry), and Arlene (Tony), and her late sons, Percival and Donald Hassinger. Cherished grandmother of 15 and great-grandmother of 9. Rose was a caring woman with a wonderful... Read more →

CNB Medical News: Virtua Health “Hospital at Home” Program

South Jersey health system is first in the Greater Philadelphia region to bring hospital-level care into select patients’ homes (MARLTON, N.J. -- January 19, 2022)…Virtua Health announces the start of its Hospital at Home program – an innovative initiative that will allow eligible patients who meet certain criteria to heal from the comfort of their home rather than a hospital room. One patient recovering from COVID-19 enrolled in the program today, which includes twice-daily visits from Virtua staff, remote monitoring, and video calls with clinicians, among other services. The Hospital at Home model offers advantages to both patients and providers... Read more →

New Jersey Irish Society Honoring Mary Patricia Boyle

Please join us for a fun-filled evening honoring Mary Patricia Boyle, retired Superintendent of Schools of the Diocese of Camden who now serves as a volunteer at Gloucester Catholic Junior-Senior High School. Mary has served in Catholic school education in various roles for 45 years providing immeasurable contributions and educational expertise to the community. Mary also serves on the Board of the Donegal Association of Philadelphia, as the financial secretary. Entertainment Featuring: The Susan and Gerard Band, with Susan Gillespie, the “Sweetheart of Mayo” **Ticket price includes a delicious traditional Irish dinner, as well as dessert selection and beer and... Read more →

Gloucester City Republican Ticket for November’s 2022 Election Announced

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 21, 2022)(CNBNEWSNET)—The Gloucester City Republican organization released the following press release today containing the names of the three council candidates running in the November election. Gloucester City, here is your Republican ticket for the 3 City Council At-Large seats up for election this fall. JASON FANNING Jason Fanning: Former US Army Combat Engineer, "No Mission Too Difficult". Jason is also a successful businessman who built from scratch the largest company in his trade in South Jersey, with a reach as far west as the Pacific Coast. Jason also has executive experience governing a small community, which... Read more →

Live Action Marches for Life, Implores The Nation to “Love Them Both” 

Hundreds of thousands expected to march in DC in January to end abortion in America. Washington, DC -- Pro-life organization Live Action – one of the nation’s leading human rights nonprofits, with the largest and most engaged following in the global pro-life movement – will attend the annual March for Life on Friday, January 21, 2022. Alongside dedicated volunteers and Live Action Ambassadors, Live Action will distribute approximately 20,000 signs displaying the vital message “Love Them Both” as well as other messages highlighting Live Action’s Baby Olivia. “For almost 50 years advocates in defense of our basic human right to... Read more →

Gloucester City One Of Five Towns In Camden County With The Highest Tax Percentage Increase In 2021

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews TRENTON – Property taxes in New Jersey climbed by nearly 2% again last year, restrained by the cap but still amounting to a $583 million tax hike. The statewide tab now exceeds $31 billion. The tax bill on the average home unofficially rose to $9,266, according to a New Jersey 101.5 review of county abstracts of ratables and Department of Treasury home assessment data. Gloucester City Municipal building, Broadway, and Monmouth Streets. In the background is St. Mary's Church, which was built by Irish immigrants in the late 1800s(CNBNews photo credit) +++++ Looking at... Read more →

Ronald A. Zaleski, 59, of Cherry Hill; Campbell Soup Employee for 30 years, Rutgers University Alum

Ronald A. Zaleski of Cherry Hill passed away January 9, 2022. Age 59. Beloved husband and father. He is survived by his wife of 33 years of Dawn M. (nee Neidich) and adult children, Rebekah Zaleski of Cherry Hill, NJ; Andrew Zaleski of Winter Garden, Florida and Amelia Zaleski of Cherry Hill, NJ. Devoted son of Regina Zaleski (Sokolski) and the late Robert Zaleski, Sr. Brother of Robert Zaleski, Jr (Shelia), Jeanine Zaleski-Farley, and Richard Zaleski (Kristina). Cousin of Kevin Neimeyer (Jennifer) Uncle of Benjamin Stehly, Nathan Stehly, Kathryn Moran, William Moran, Dittmar Gagnon, Crosley Gagnon, Abigeal Gagnon, Hayden Gagnon,... Read more →

Camden County Commissioners Expands Covid Testing

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Board of Commissioners continues to expand testing capacity in the new year as demand is extremely high and COVID-19 cases have significantly increased across the region. The Board has opened new test sites at the Charles DePalma Public Works complex, the county complex at 2600 Mt. Ephraim Avenue in Camden City, and now lists three more locations by CAMCare Health Corporation. These new sites are being commissioned in tandem with the other county sites that are already operating at the Camden County Health Hub and Cooper testing locations. “Right now, the demand for testing is... Read more →

Scottish Rite Auditorium welcomes Live At The Fillmore, a Tribute to the original Allman Brothers Band

Presented by the Camden County Board of Commissioners in association with BRE and the Borough of Collingswood, the Scottish Rite Auditorium welcomes Live At The Fillmore (The Definitive Tribute to the original Allman Brothers Band) on Saturday, January 29th at 8PM. Doors open at 7 PM, showtime at 8 PM. Tickets go on sale September 30th at 10AM Tickets are $19, $39 and $25 Tickets Available from: www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at 1-800-745-3000 COVID-19 Updates There are new protocols in place, per the Camden County Department of Health for all indoor events at the Scottish Rite Auditorium (Collingswood, NJ) until... Read more →

Camden County Martin Luther King Jr., Freedom Medal Winners for 2022

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is proud to announce the 2022 Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Medal Winners. The MLK Freedom Medal is presented to county residents who have selflessly contributed their time and effort to better their community in conjunction with the goals of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Since the Freedom Medal was introduced in 2001, this prestigious award has been given to almost 1,200 of Camden County’s most deserving residents. Click the winner's name’s below to read bios. Camden County Congressional Freedom Award Read more →

Maple Township Police Winter Weather Advisory Until 10 PM Tonight

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation is expected. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of a light glaze. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph. * WHERE...Salem, Gloucester, Camden, and Northwestern Burlington. * WHEN...Until 10 PM EST this evening. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...A brief period of freezing rain after a brief period of snow will cause slippery road conditions this evening. * AFFECTED AREAS: SALEM ... GLOUCESTER ... CAMDEN ... NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON Instructions: Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be... Read more →

FREE COVID-19 drive-up testing along with walk-up vaccinations

To honor the life and enduring legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., The City of Camden and its partners will be offering FREE COVID-19 drive-up testing along with walk-up vaccinations. Providers will be on-site offering other COVID-related information, resources, and counseling services. For questions or information contact: The City of Camden – Office of the Mayor by phone 856-757-7201 or email Mayor@ci.camden.nj.us North Camden Community Center 520 Market St, Camden, NJ, 08102 Monday, Jan 17th, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Read more →

MAPLE SHADE PD ALERT: Coastal Flood Advisory until 11:00AM Monday

The Maple Shade Township Police Department released the following information regarding tidal flooding in low-lying areas. * WHAT...Up to one foot of inundation above ground level expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. * WHERE...Tidal areas of Atlantic, Cape May, and southeastern Burlington Counties in New Jersey. * WHEN...From 5 AM to 11 AM EST Monday. * IMPACTS...At this level, flooding begins on the most vulnerable roads in coastal and bayside communities, and along inland tidal waterways. Some partial or full road closures are possible. * AFFECTED AREAS: ATLANTIC ... CAPE MAY ... ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY ...... Read more →

Vernon J. Coultas Jr., age 44, of Gloucester City

On January 8, 2022. “Big Vern” Age 44. Of Gloucester City. Loving father of Lacey Coultas (Maddie DelRossi), Colin Coultas (Trinity Booth), Wesley Coultas (Amber Strike); beloved son of Charles and Robin (Dilks) Harris. He is also survived by his grandson, Joshua Coultas; grandmother, Betty Dilks, and the late Robert Dilks; brother, Charles Harris, III (Jessica Ferry); sister, Deeanna Harris-Romeo and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held on Friday, January 14, 2022 from 10 am to 11:30 am at the McCann-Healey Funeral Home: 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City. Interment will be held at a later date. Family requests... Read more →

Peter "PJ" P. Braun, Jr., age 31, Succumbed to Injuries Sustained in Automobile Accident

Passed away on January 9, 2022, at the age of 31, from injuries sustained from a tragic automobile accident on September 23, 2003. Born in Elizabeth, NJ he was the son of the late Peter P. Braun, Sr., and Mary Anne E. Jackowsky. Peter is survived by his loving mother, Mary Anne Jackowsky; brother, Brandon Braun, and his niece, Karina Braun. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM on Wednesday, January, 19th at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, 25 Oak Street, Salem, NJ. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Wednesday, January 19 from 8:15 to... Read more →

Cecelia A. Peters,, age 72, of Bellmawr; Brooklawn ShopRite Deli Employee

On January 12, 2022, Cecelia passed peacefully at the age of 72. (nee Sutton) Of Bellmawr. Formerly of the Cramer Hill section of Camden. Loving wife of 33 years to the late William K. Peters, Jr. Loving mother of Brian W. Peters and his wife Jackie, and Timothy S. Peters. Cherished grandmother of Alexander, Gabriella, Anthony, and Aries and mom mom Mikki to Bentley and Michael Paul. Predeceased by her grandchildren, Christa and Timothy, Jr., and her siblings, Patricia and Edwin. Cecelia is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews Cecelia attended Holy Cross High School and graduated from... Read more →

Entertainment: Scottish Rite Auditorium welcomes Dave Mason

Presented by the Camden County Board of Commissioners in association with BRE Presents and the Borough of Collingswood, the Scottish Rite Auditorium welcomes Dave Mason on Saturday, February 19th . Doors open at 7 PM, showtime at 8 PM. Due to a scheduling conflict, Orleans will no longer be appearing. Tickets are $85, $69.50, $49.50 and $39.50 Tickets Available from Ticket Master or by phone at 1-800-745-3000 COVID-19 Updates: There are new protocols in place, per the Camden County Department of Health for all indoor events at the Scottish Rite Auditorium (Collingswood, NJ) until further notice: Event goers must show... Read more →

Tamara Brown, 58, of Haddon Heights, Owner of Diving School Sentenced to Prison for Wire Fraud

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (January 13, 2022)– The president and CEO of a commercial diving school was sentenced yesterday to 27 months in prison for fraudulently obtaining funding from the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for the school and its students, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Tamara Brown, 58, of Haddon Heights, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Joseph H. Rodriguez to an information charging her with one count of wire fraud. Judge Rodriguez imposed the sentence yesterday by videoconference. According to documents filed in this case... Read more →

Where to Get Covid Test in Camden County

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Board of Commissioners continues to expand testing capacity in the new year as demand is extremely high and COVID-19 cases have significantly increased across the region. The Board has opened new test sites at the Charles DePalma Public Works complex, the county complex at 2600 Mt. Ephraim Avenue in Camden City and now lists three more locations by CAMCare Health Corporation. These new sites are being commissioned in tandem with the other county sites that are already operating at the Camden County Health Hub and Cooper testing locations. “Right now, the demand for testing is... Read more →

Valerie Nerenberg, MSN, RN, CNL, Promoted to Corporate Director of Nursing at Jefferson Stratford Hospital.

Valerie has been employed at Jefferson Health - New Jersey in various leadership roles since February 2011. Previously, she served as Nurse Manager of the Intensive Care and Intermediate Care units at Jefferson Stratford Hospital for more than six years. “During that time, she was a key lead on several successful initiatives,” said Helene Burns, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer. “Valerie has been a proven leader and is committed to creating an outstanding patient experience for patients and families.” With more than 20 years of nursing experience, Valerie earned her Associate of Science in Nursing... Read more →

Jeffrey R. Bradley, of Williamstown; formerly of Bellmawr

Jeffrey R. Bradley, on January 10, 2022, of Williamstown; formerly of Bellmawr. Age 61. Beloved husband of 33 years to Jacqueline (nee Truesdell). Devoted father of Gillian and Evan. Loving son of the late Charles and Marjorie Bradley. Dear brother of Karen Reeves (Michael), Deborah Kilstein (Saul), and the late Richard Bradley and Theresa Maull. Also survived by many nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews. Jeff loved playing keyboards both at home and in the worship bands at his church. He enjoyed flying his drones, riding his bike, and playing with the many dogs he had raised. He... Read more →

Gabriel Mateo Rouse, 5 Months, of Runnemede

Gabriel Mateo Rouse, on January 11, 2022, of Runnemede. 5 months. Loving son of Rebecca and Matthew Rouse. Devoted grandson of Karen (nee Uncle) and Eric Hayes, Anthony Buckwalter, and the late Patricia Rouse. Beloved great grandson of Joseph and Mary Ann (nee Bennett) Uncle. Dear nephew of Tiffany Bowen, David Hayes, and Myranda Hayes. Also survived by Gracie Mae Pierce. There will be a visitation from 2pm to 3pm on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial service 3pm at the funeral home. Interment is private at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers,... Read more →

CNB MEDICAL NEWS: Virtua Health Sets Record for Maternity Services in 2021, Welcomes 9,109 New Babies

(Voorhees, NJ…) One week into 2022 and the maternity teams at Virtua Health are busy as ever. That – along with the demands of the latest COVID wave – provides little time to stop and reflect on something truly special: Virtua experienced a true “baby boom” in 2021, setting a new record for the health system. In the calendar year 2021, Virtua welcomed 9,109 babies, which is more than a 7 percent increase over 2020. Virtua provides maternity services at three hospitals – Virtua Voorhees, Virtua Mount Holly (formerly known as Virtua Memorial), and Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes in... Read more →

Klemm Avenue I-76 Overpass Work To Begin; Repairs Will Close A Major Gloucester City Highway

Aerial view of the Klemm Avenue I-76 overpass provided by Google street view William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 12, 2022)--The repairs to one of the most dangerous overpasses in the nation, known as the “I-76 overpass Klemm Ave.” in Gloucester City, will begin in 10 days on Saturday, January 22. The repairs will shutdown a portion of Klemm Avenue, a major roadway in and out of the City indefinitely according to a press release from the Gloucester City Police Department. From that press release, Effective January 22, 2022, Klemm Avenue will be indefinitely closed, between... Read more →

1st Robotic Surgery Performed at Jefferson Stratford Hospital

STRATFORD, NJ--The first robotic surgery using the da Vinci® XI Robotic Surgical System at Jefferson Stratford Hospital took place on Wednesday, January 12. The procedure was done by Jefferson NJ Chief of Surgery Roy Sandau, DO, (standing, third from right). Sandau, who posed with members of the Stratford hospital surgical team, has completed more than 1,000 robotic procedures at Jefferson NJ. Robotic surgery is known for less pain, smaller incisions, and a quicker recovery time for patients. For more information about robotic surgery at Jefferson Health – New Jersey, visit: https://NewJersey.JeffersonHealth.org/GeneralSurgery. Read more →

Jefferson Health – New Jersey’s Robert Murphy Receives BEE Award for Extraordinary Caregivers

Jefferson Health – New Jersey’s Robert Murphy, a perioperative audio-video and robotics specialist, was recently honored with a BEE Award for Extraordinary Caregivers. A 17-year Jefferson employee, the Atco resident was presented the award by Irene Houck, Director of Surgical Services (shown far left), and Elaine Joyce, Assistant VP of Surgical Services. Murphy was nominated for the honor by Certified Surgical Technician Michelle Fischer, who praised him for going “above and beyond” in helping an elderly woman recently. This woman — who was mistakenly dropped off at the Jefferson Washington Township Surgery Center — had wanted to visit her brother,... Read more →

* Gloucester Township Police American Red Cross Blood Drive, Monday, March 14

Schedule Your Appointment Today! Monday, March 14, 2022, 11 AM to 4 PM at the Gloucester Township Municipal Building Senior Center, 1261 Chews Landing Road, Blackwood NJ 08021 Appointments are preferred, schedule today by calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or register online at RedCrossBlood.org using the Sponsor Code: gloucester township police Thank you! Address/Location Gloucester Township Police Department 1261 Chews Landing Rd Gloucester Township, NJ 08021 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-228-4500 Read more →

Attention Gloucester City Homeowners; Does Your Home Need Repairs

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (JANUARY 11, 2022)--Homeowners in Gloucester City! Is your home in need of repairs to address code violations and major system improvements? Gloucester City’s Housing Rehabilitation program may be able to help. Homeowners interested in the program must meet applicable guidelines and income restrictions. The City of Gloucester is accepting applications to participate in the RCA Housing Rehabilitation Program for low-income homeowners in the form a deferred loan payment. The purpose of the program is to address code-related items and weatherization needs. The types of repairs covered are electric, plumbing, heating, roofing, structural issues, windows, doors handrails, steps,... Read more →

Jon A. Sciarra, of Somerdale, formerly of Brooklawn; Coach, Knights of Columbus Council 7800

Jon A. Sciarra On December 30, 2021. Age 67. Of Somerdale. Formerly of Brooklawn. Loving and devoted husband of 45 years to Claire M. Sciarra (nee Scheurich). Loving father of Melanie L. Sciarra Thomas (Stephen M.) and Melissa Epstein (late Michael). Cherished grandfather of Taylor E. Epstein, Keira L. Epstein, Gabriel M. Epstein and Gavin Epstein. Beloved son-in-law of John and Claire Scheurich and brother-in-law of John V. Scheurich. Predeceased by his brother Justin M. Sciarra. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Jon was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Samuel and Carmella Sciarra. He graduated from... Read more →

Thomas A. Lonie, age 69, of Runnemede

Thomas A. Lonie, age 69, of Runnemede, passed away suddenly on January 7, 2022. He was the beloved son of the late Thomas and Miriam. Tom is survived by his sisters Jane McWilliams (Robert) and Barbara Austin (Roger) as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Tom enjoyed riding his motorcycle and spending time on his boat with his beloved dog Joey. Service is private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Thomas's name to the Animal Welfare Association, 509 Centennial Boulevard, Voorhees, NJ 08043 or by visiting www.awanj.com Read more →


The Year 1961, Residents Defeat School Budget, Not Once but Twice

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 10, 2022)--The articles below are from the Gloucester City Democrat newspaper dated November 4, 1961. Does anyone know the last time the School Budget was defeated by Gloucester City residents? Why would the local Democrats publish a newspaper? Don't know the answer to the first question. But the reason the local Democrats were publishing their paper was that they felt the editor of the Gloucester City News at that time, George F. Cleary Sr., wasn't printing their side of the story. They did the same some 20 plus years later when yours truly was the editor... Read more →

*Comment Restrictions: You Must Provide A Working Email Address/Name Will Be Published

Gloucestercitynews.net/CNBNewsnet comment rules, subject to change. Starting immediately we will no longer accept comments with an anonymous name. No further comments will be published with just a first name or with a made up name. Your submitted remark must contain your full name and a working email address. If you believe in what you wrote you should be willing to back it up with your full name. We feel that people, who in the past were able to hide behind a computer screen, won’t be so embolden to viciously attack an opposing point of view now that their name is... Read more →

Deena Lucas, of Gloucester City, age 39

Deena Lucas On January 3, 2022, Deena Lucas passed away suddenly. She was Born June 18, 1982 and lived in Gloucester City NJ. Deena loved to dance, listen to music, watch parades, and hair accessories were her passion. She was always up for a workout session with Richard Simmons “Sweating To The Oldies”, or a trip to McDonald’s. Deena was a Beloved Daughter to Ed Jr. and Donna Cowgill (Witt), Daughter of Andrew Lucas, Sister to Edward and wife Nicole Cowgill, granddaughter to Jack and Louise Rutter, Ed Sr. and Elsie Cowgill, the late Bob Witt, and the late Zelma... Read more →

William J. Mayer, of Turnersville, age 64

On January 5, 2022. Age 64. Of the Turnersville section of Washington Township and formerly of Pennsauken. Cherished and Loving husband of 45 years to Virginia A. “Ginny” Mayer (nee Joseph). Devoted father of William J. Mayer, Jr., (Jennifer L.), Jennifer M. Mayer and Malinda A. Williamson (Matthew B.) Beloved grandfather of Kirsten M. Randolph, William J. Mayer, III, Kaitlyn A. Randolph, Addison G. Mayer, Joshua D. Williamson, Sophie A. Williamson and Makenna L. Mayer. Devoted son of Mary Ellen Mayer (nee Parker) and the late Harry J. Mayer, Jr. Dear brother of Joan Mayer, Patricia Pizzutillo, James Mayer, Anne... Read more →

Home Invasion in Pennsauken; 62-Year-Old Woman Shot and Killed

Pennsauken, N.J. (January 9, 2022)--– Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in Pennsauken, announced Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Pennsauken Police Chief Philip Olivo. Today, January 9, at approximately 1:52 a.m. officers responded to the 3700 block of Herbert Avenue for reports of a home invasion. Upon arrival, officers located a female victim suffering from a gunshot wound. She has been identified as Darlene Randall, 62, of Pennsauken. The victim was transported to JFK Hospital in Cherry Hill. She succumbed to her injury at approximately 2:26 a.m. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jeremy Jankowski with... Read more →

Judith "Judy" L. Leason, of Bellmawr, age 71

Judith "Judy" L. Leason (nee Trykowski) on January 4, 2022 of Bellmawr. Age 71. Loving mother of James Leason, Jr. (Dawn) of Deptford and Jeffrey Leason (Christine) of Barrington. Devoted grandmother of Kristen, Matthew, Michael, Angela, Dominic, and Justin. Beloved sister of William Trykowski (Carol). Dear aunt to William Trykowski, Jr. (Teresa). "Second Mom" to Bernadette Bohannon. Judy was preceded in death by her mother, Gertrude Walinski, and her brother, Howard Hogate. Judy was a Production Supervisor for Metrologic Instruments in Bellmawr. An avid Philadelphia Eagles fan, Judy enjoyed boating, flower arranging, toll painting, and arts & crafts. She will... Read more →

Newly Named Councilman-at-large Derek Timm Addresses Citizens of Gloucester City

"Additional tax dollars are not the answer. Growth will not happen without substantial private investment combined with solid corporate relationships. On the local level, I want to bring accountability, fiscal competence, and efficiency to this town." ~Derek Timm, Gloucester City Councilman-At-Large Gloucester City resident Derek Timm is the newest member of Gloucester City Council filling the councilman-at-large seat of Dayl Baile who is now serving as Mayor. The unexpired terms of both Timm and Baile will be up for election in November 2022. Today (Friday, January 7), Councilman Timm released the following introductory statement. Hello Gloucester City, Let me begin... Read more →

CNBNews Travel Alert: I-295 northbound right lane daytime closure Monday in Bellmawr

Browning Road Bridge demolition begins Monday night (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the right lane on I-295 northbound will be closed Monday morning, January 10 for attenuator and guide rail repairs in Bellmawr, Camden County. In addition, the demolition of the Browning Road Bridge is scheduled to begin Monday night, weather permitting. Daytime Guiderail Repair NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close the right lane on I-295 northbound beginning near the Essex Road overpass after Exit 26 where the highway splits for I-76 toward Philadelphia/I-295 toward Trenton on Monday, January 10, from... Read more →

CNBNews Travel Alert: Commercial vehicle restrictions on Interstate highways begin Tonight 10 p.m.

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti has issued a commercial vehicle travel restriction on multiple Interstate highways in New Jersey starting at 10 p.m., Thursday, January 6 based on the forecast for several inches of snow. In addition, Gov. Murphy has issued a State of Emergency for the entire state beginning at 10 p.m. Snow is expected to begin overnight with periods of heavy snow forecast after midnight through the morning commute. Snow is expected to continue through late morning/early afternoon on Friday. The travel restrictions are being coordinated with neighboring states. In addition to... Read more →

WEATHER ALERT: PATCO Running Snow Schedule

With the impending snow, PATCO will begin running a snow schedule starting at 12:00 a.m. on Friday, January 7. All trains will operate at reduced speeds adding additional travel time. PATCO will monitor ridership and assess weather conditions throughout the day to determine if additional adjustments are necessary. To view the snow schedule, click here. Visit RidePATCO.org, follow us on social media, or sign up for travel text alerts for the latest travel information and service updates. VIEW SCHEDULE Read more →

Frank Rocco Promoted to VP of Operations, Jefferson Stratford Hospital

Congratulations to Frank Rocco, MSN, RN, NE-BC, our newly named Vice President of Operations for the Jefferson Stratford Hospital campus at Jefferson Health - New Jersey. Frank had previously as Corporate Director of Nursing for Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital since May 2014. Frank’s career at Jefferson began in 2002 as an Emergency Department Nurse, and he has held a series of progressively more advanced leadership roles in the organization over the years. A seasoned clinician and leader, he is passionate about the patient experience, quality, and employee engagement. Most recently, he was instrumental in leading Jefferson Health - New Jersey's... Read more →

Jefferson Health – NJ Chief Nursing Officer Helene Burns Named President of Nurse Leaders New Jersey (ONL-NJ)

Helene Burns, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Jefferson Health - New Jersey has been named President of Nurse Leaders New Jersey (ONL-NJ) for a two-year term beginning in January 2022. With more than 600 members, ONL-NJ engages and develops nurse leaders in advocacy, research, education, mentorship, and collaborative relationships. Burns, who became a member of the organization in 2008, is also a member of its Nursing Workplace Environment and Staffing Councils Task Force, and served as Co-Chair of the Education Committee. In addition, Jefferson Health – New Jersey Assistant Vice President of Clinical Services,... Read more →

Burlington County Needs Volunteers to End Domestic Violence

Volunteer to help end Domestic Violence in Burlington County Volunteer with the Burlington County Domestic Violence Response Team (DVRT). This team consists of volunteers who work with Providence House, Domestic Violence Services, and local police departments to help people who experience domestic violence by empowering and advocating for survivors. You must be; 18 years of age or older Resident of or employed in the Burlington County area Have a valid NJ Driver's License and access to transportation No criminal history, that is verified by a free background check. For more information: Call 856-904-4344 or email abaum@cctrenton.org Address/Location Township of Moorestown... Read more →

American Legion Baseball: A historic achievement for the 1996 ALW Series champs

By Richard Walker American Legion Baseball Dec 08, 2021 Twenty-five years ago, Yardley, Pa., Western Post 317 set history twice. Not only was Yardley the first American Legion World Series champion that hadn’t first won a state title but Post 317 also became the first Region 1 winner to claim an ALWS title. And Yardley did so by rallying in a title game against eventual major league pitcher Ben Sheets. Given the path Post 317 took to win its 1996 title, that wasn’t a surprise either. “Words can’t even describe the feeling of what we went through that year and... Read more →

GROWING UP IN GLOUCESTER CITY: McGroarty's Basketball Team, Carmen Palmiero League

MEMORIES-GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (APRIL 1982)--Pictured are members of McGroarty's basketball team that played in the CARMEN PALMIERO League. The games were played in the Mary Ethel Costello School gym. FIRST ROW (left to right)-Coach Mike Powell, David Johnson, Scott Prepsel, Manager Ted Howard SECOND ROW (left to right)--John Kopfle, Danny Welsh, Larry Bryszewski THIRD ROW (left to right)--George Dobleman, Jim Reven, Ed Anyzek, Martin Cristinzio Read more →

GOOD NEWS: MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper Receives $9,000 Donation for Colon Cancer Research

in Honor of Fallen Police Officer PHOTO CAPTION: Members of the Sviben family and the Camden County Metro Police present a donation to doctors and staff of MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper in honor of Officer Matthew Sviben. (CAMDEN, NJ) Camden Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez, representatives from Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 218, and the family of Officer Matthew Sviben visited MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper recently to present a check for $9,000 in honor of Officer Sviben. Officer Sviben died in September at the age of 26 after being diagnosed with Stage IV colorectal cancer in January... Read more →

CNB Medical News: Rowan, Virtua Health to Create New Academic Health System

Glassboro, N.J. – Virtua Health and Rowan University announced today the signing of an affiliation agreement to create a new academic health system and to further distinguish South Jersey as a regional hub for innovation, research, and clinical discovery. This partnership between the top 100 public research university and the largest health system in southern New Jersey will create the Virtua Health College of Medicine & Health Sciences of Rowan University. The new college will encompass the state’s only osteopathic medical school; an expanded nursing and allied health professions school; a new school of translational biomedical engineering and sciences; multiple... Read more →

Jacob Paul McCoy, of Bellmawr, age 24

Jacob Paul McCoy went to be with the Lord on January 1, 2022. Age 24. Resident of Bellmawr, NJ; grew up in Runnemede, NJ and Baltimore, MD. Beloved son of Katrina McCoy (Rob Townsend) and Kenneth McCoy. Devoted brother of Kirsten McCoy, Kirstie McKnew (Jordan Smith), James Brittian, Taylor McCoy (Ella Farry), and Autumn McCoy. Loving grandson of Kimberly Dumonchelle and Byron Theurer, Nancy and the late David McKnew, and Earl and Pam Johnson. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Jacob was loved by all. He loved Jesus and wanted to make a positive impact on those... Read more →

Growing Up In Gloucester City: Steve Ferry Tops; Lions Win Opener

Editor's Note: We thought this article from our archives and several others we will publish this week were newsworthy and an interesting read. If you like the idea let us know and we will continue the practice in the future. GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (APRIL 8, 1982)--Steve Ferry supplied a 4-for-4 game, drove in four runs, and won the accolades of Coach Al Higginbotham after leading Gloucester High School to an opening 15-1 victory over host Penns Grove last Thursday. “Steve played exceptionally well,” said Higginbotham. “He had an outstanding game at the plate, was great fielding at first base, and... Read more →

Growing Up in Gloucester City: West Snares Rams Opener Score 12-10

Editor's Note: We thought this article from our archives and several others we will publish this week were newsworthy and an interesting read. If you like the idea let us know and we will continue the practice in the future. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 8, 1982)--Catcher Bob Zimmerman took stitches in his hand after sliding home in last Thursday’s opener against Cherry Hill West. It sort of set the pattern for Gloucester Catholic’s baseball team, which dropped the game, 12-10. “Our pitching was bad. It was a terrible day,” lamented Coach Joe Barth, Jr. “We had a few mistakes fielding... Read more →