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Gloucester Township PD Tip: Recommendation Regarding the Use of Cloth Face Coverings,

Especially in Areas of Significant Community-Based Transmission Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19 CDC continues to study the spread and effects of the novel coronavirus across the United States. We now know from recent studies that a significant portion of individuals with coronavirus lack symptoms (“asymptomatic”) and that even those who eventually develop symptoms (“pre-symptomatic”) can transmit the virus to others before showing symptoms. This means that the virus can spread between people interacting in close proximity—for example, speaking,... Read more →

List of DCF Approved Emergency Child Care Centers Effective April 1, 2020

On Wednesday, April 1, only child care centers that exclusively serve the children of essential workers will be allowed to remain open. Emergency child care centers that remain open must abide by new health and safety guidelines released by the Department of Children and Families. Parents who are essential workers as defined by the Executive Order No. 110 may use child care centers on the list of approved emergency centers that can be found on the links below: To Register for Emergency Child Care: Click... Read more →

Gabrielle "Gabbi" Genovese, of Runnemede, formerly of Haddon Township, age 27

Gabrielle "Gabbi" Genovese, on March 30, 2020, of Runnemede; formerly of Haddon Twp. Age 27. Beloved mother of Charles John Green. Devoted daughter of William and Michelle (nee Rose) Genovese. Loving sister of Nicole and Gina. Dear aunt of Nicholas. Services are private at the request of the family. Read more →

Lindenwold Police Alert: Lindenwold Food Pantry April's Distribution 4-7-20

Food Pantry change @ High School Good evening Lindenwold Families. The Lindenwold Food Pantry has rescheduled April's distribution. Our next pantry will now be Tuesday, April 7th, from 1pm to 3pm at Lindenwold High School, directly outside the red doors of the gymnasium in the high school parking lot. We will have pre-packaged bags and boxes to distribute. This "grab and go" method is part of the safety procedures sent from the South Jersey food bank. If you plan on driving, please pull up to... Read more →

Camden County Police Dept. Receives a Gift of Protective Face Masks

(Camden City, NJ) April 3, 2020– The Camden County Police Department is extending its thanks to a small business in New York that generously donated N95 masks to the department for officers to use. Stephen Hatzis of SDIGITAL Computer Services of Astoria, New York, has donated 360 of the protective masks to the Camden County Police Department. The masks were acquired through donations and then shipped directly to Camden County Police headquarters. “We are very thankful to Mr. Hatzis and SDIGITAL Computer Services for going... Read more →

Gloucester City Man age 80 Has COVID-19

(Gloucester Township, NJ) APRIL 3–The Camden County Department of Health is announcing two new deaths caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County, as well as 59 additional confirmed cases of the disease. The Department of Health is also announcing 59 additional positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County. Trace investigations are being facilitated with the patients and remain ongoing. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 409 in Camden County today and 10 total fatalities. The following information... Read more →

Small Business Emergency Assistance Program taking Applications

Camden City, NJ – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority has begun accepting applications for its Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program. The grant program is part of the state’s efforts to help businesses and workers negatively impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Small- and mid-sized businesses wishing to apply for a grant can apply online beginning at 9 a.m. by following a link that will be posted on the state’s COVID-19 Business Information Hub. The grants are not available to home-based businesses or prohibited businesses... Read more →

Maple Shade PD Alert: Coastal Flood Advisory until 02:00PM Saturday

April 3,2020 * WHAT...Up to one half foot of inundation above ground level expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. * WHERE...The tidal Delaware River down to the Commodore Barry Bridge area. * WHEN...From 9 AM to 2 PM EDT Saturday. * IMPACTS...Minor flooding is possible in Bristol Pennsylvania, south Trenton, Hamilton Township, Burlington City, and Delran in New Jersey, and other locations near the Delaware River and its tributaries. In Philadelphia, roadway flooding is possible along Columbus Boulevard near the Ben Franklin... Read more →

Thomas T.J. Malone of Gloucester City; GHS Alumnus

On March 30, 2020, at the age of 55. Of Gloucester City. Beloved son of Nancy Malone (nee Moss) and the late Thomas Malone. Beloved brother of Barbara Malone Verduin (Elwood), Dorothy Malone Panaro (Eugene), Susan Malone Garcia (late Joseph), Trudy Malone Harrison (Robert) and the late Theresa Malone Rodgers (Gerry). Cherished grandson of the late Gertrude Moss. T.J. is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews and his best friend, Paul Burns. T.J. was born in Camden, NJ on October 15, 1964. He... Read more →

Camden County Keeping An Eye on Price Gouging

(Gloucester Township, NJ) (April 2, 2020)– To date, the Division of Weights and Measures has not discovered any instances of price gouging on critical resources during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Still, the Division is continuing to encourage residents who believe they have observed or been victimized by price gouging to report that activity to the Division’s inspectors. “After the governor’s emergency declaration last month, the Department of Health and Human Services immediately increased spot checks for price gouging. We are glad to report at this... Read more →

Mary M. Williams, of Haddonfield, Rams Alum

(nee Morrison) On March 10, 2020; Age 85; longtime Haddonfield resident and member of Christ the King Parish; Beloved wife of the late Thomas E. Williams Jr.; Devoted mother of Andrew T. of Mt. Ephraim, Mary Louise (Jim) Kenney of Cherry Hill and Lisa Anne Begley of Cherry Hill; Loving grandmother of Harbor, Elizabeth, Savannah, Katharine, Jack and Luke; Cherished great-grandmother of Blake, Ava and Whitney; Dear sister of Edward (the late Bernadette) of Woodbury Hts. & Anne Jean (the late Leonard) Piontkowski of Sewell.... Read more →

Joseph Peter DeStefano of Westmont

WESTMONT NJ--Suddenly, On March 30, 2020. Age 61. Of Westmont section of Haddon Township. In the loving care of his wife of 26 years, Jennifer DeStefano (nee Conn). Cherished father of Jennifer Mary, Stephanie (Jordan), Michele, Ashley (Sean), Helena, Domenic and Joseph. Beloved Son of Joseph DeStefano and Lillian DeStefano (nee D’Amico). Loving Brother of Debra, John and Sandra. Loving Son-In-Law of Theresa D’Amico (Philip) and the late Stephen Conn. Loving grandfather of Helayna, Georgah, Patrick, Marshall, Chase and Connor. Survived by his beloved granddog,... Read more →

Multi-Alarm Fire Damages Two Properties on Orange St.

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews The fire started at 214 Orange Street, the unit next to it has water damage. (CNBNews photo) (GLOUCESTER CITY NJ)(April 1, 2020)--Gloucester City Fire Department (GCFD) was dispatched to the 200 unit block of Orange on Monday afternoon, March 31 for a dwelling fire. The fire broke out at 214 Orange Street, a three-story semi-detached wood frame property. It sits at the end of a row of four properties. The adjoining properties suffered water damage.Besides Gloucester City, eight other... Read more →

Almost 9,000 Meals Delivered to Camden County Seniors in first Week of Expanded Service

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Division of Senior and Disabled Services has delivered nearly 9,000 meals to seniors in need since March 18 as part of an expanded, unprecedented effort to ensure that no senior goes hungry during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. On Wednesday alone, more than 1,900 individual meals were delivered throughout the county. Last week, all residents previously enrolled in one of the county’s senior meal or dialysis transport programs, equal to roughly 500 residents, automatically began receiving home-delivery of meals.... Read more →

*Sinfully Sweets Fresh Made Candy, Come In An Give Us A Try

RELATED: CNB BUSINESS NEWS Gloucester City News Gloucester City History Former Gloucester City Resident Opens "Sinfully Sweets" Candy Store in Atco Read more →

CDC Issues Warning Against Use of Chloroquine Phosphate to Prevent Virus

(Camden City, NJ)(March 30, 2020) – The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued an official guidance warning against the use of chloroquine phosphate to treat coronavirus (COVID-19). The CDC issued the alert after learning of a couple that ingested the substance, leaving one dead and another critically ill. Non-pharmaceutical chloroquine phosphate is a chemical intended for use with aquariums. The agency included in its guidance that it is aware of unconfirmed media reports that the commercially available chemicals may be out of stock due... Read more →

Sheriff Officers Assisting in Patrol of Camden City

(Camden City, NJ) – In an effort to provide additional resources and personnel during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, officers from the Camden County Sheriff’s Office have begun assisting Camden County Metro Officers on patrol in Camden City. The partnership creates a force multiplier for front line policing and helps address the challenges of social distancing measures put in place to reduce the effect of the coronavirus. The Sheriff’s Office typically provides a variety of law enforcement service and support in the county in both civil... Read more →

Aid for Camden County Businesses

(Camden City, NJ) – Camden County businesses impacted by COVID-19 now have access to a variety of new programs through the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA). The NJEDA Board passed the measure last Thursday to give businesses facing financial hardship access to initiatives ranging from grant programs for small businesses and zero-interest loans for mid-sized companies to funding for entrepreneurs and support for private-sector lenders. “Camden County is home to many family-owned companies who rely on their business for their livelihood,” said Freeholder Director... Read more →

New Drive-Up Coronavirus Testing Site Opens Today in Camden City

(Camden City, NJ) – Cooper University Health Care, Virtua Health, the Camden County Freeholder Board, and Camden County Health Department have collaborated to open a new drive-up coronavirus (COVID-19) testing site in the city of Camden beginning April 1, 2020. “We are proud to work with two of our outstanding regional health systems, Cooper and Virtua, to open this new COVID-19 testing site to serve the needs of the citizens of Camden County,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “As the entire country and state... Read more →

OAKLYN SETTLES $250,000 LAWSUIT with Woman Involving Borough Cops and K-9 Police Dog

By John Paff Post dateMarch 25, 2020 | NJ Civil Settlements On February 3, 2020, the Borough of Oaklyn (Camden County, NJ) agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a Collingswood woman who claimed that Borough cops sicced a police dog on her after chasing her home because she parked incorrectly in a 7-Eleven parking lot. In her lawsuit, Natalie Diaz said that in the early evening of February 2, 2016, she went to the 7-Eleven in Oaklyn to purchase a cup... Read more →

Camden County Coronavirus March 30 Update; 1st Case Reported in Brooklawn

(Gloucester Township, NJ) –The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 2 new deaths caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County. The first patient was a male resident of Gloucester Township in his 60s, the second was a female resident of Pine Hill in her 60s. “We are incredibly saddened by these tragic losses, and on behalf of the Freeholder Board and certainly the entire Camden County community, we send our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased,” said Freeholder Director... Read more →

Gloucester Township Officers Assaulted While Handling Domestic Dispute

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ--Monday, March 29, at approximately 6:10 PM, officers responded to the 1100 Block of the Little Gloucester Road, Blackwood, New Jersey 08012 for a report of damage to the residence and a family member that threatened to burn down the residence. During the investigation Officers spoke with the homeowner and defendant, Leonard W. Antonelli. Mr. Antonelli was irate and uncooperative with Officers. Officers attempted to calm Mr. Antonelli, but he only got worse. Officers were on location for over one hour trying to... Read more →

Sunday's Coronavirus Update for Camden County; Gloucester City Has 1 New Case, Male in his 30's

Related: Former Gloucester City Residents/Friends Of CNBNews Reflect On *Wuhan/Coronavirus In Their Location (Gloucester Township, NJ) –The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 25 additional positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County. Trace investigations are being facilitated with the patients and remain ongoing. “We are starting to see an uptick in new cases based on more widespread testing throughout the county, this uptick does not mean our social distancing efforts aren’t working, but that residents now have more access and opportunity... Read more →

Gloucester County Reports A Total of 56 Cases COVID 19 ; 1st Fatality

The Gloucester County Department of Health and Human Services and Office of Emergency Management have announced 14 more positive COVID-19 cases in Gloucester County on Saturday morning, March 28th. The county announced its first fatality on Friday. This brings Gloucester County’s total positive COVID-19 cases to 56. The 43rd case is a 45-year-old male from Clayton. The 44th case is a 64-year-old male from Deptford. The 45th case is a 12-year-old male from Monroe Township. The 46th case is a 76-year-old female from Franklin Township.... Read more →

Meals Available for Senior Citizens in Camden County

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Division of Senior and Disabled Services is prepared to ensure that no senior goes hungry during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. All residents previously enrolled in the Camden County Nutrition Program have automatically begun receiving home-delivery of meals this week, and seniors in need of meals – for any reason – can call the Division at (856) 374-MEAL to make immediate arrangements. The Division is continuing to secure emergency supplies and resources which will enable meal delivery for the... Read more →

Unemployment Guidance

(Camden, NJ) – The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s Division of Unemployment Insurance has issued new guidance for filers affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, including a new schedule for when individuals should claim their weekly benefit. The Division has recently posted a step-by-step guide for residents to follow to ensure that their weekly unemployment benefits can be delivered without delay during this time of high claim volume. Residents planning to apply for unemployment benefits should review this guide before beginning their... Read more →

Camden County Update on Coronavirus Cases, as of March 26, 2020

(Gloucester Township, NJ) –The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 14 additional positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County. Trace investigations are being facilitated with the patients and remain ongoing. “This virus has no boundaries, knows no limits and doesn’t discriminate based on age, town or gender. That said, we have not seen the kind of spikes that our counterparts in the north have had,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “In the last two weeks I have seen Camden County’s... Read more →

Support for victims of Domestic Violence amidst growing stress around COVID-19

CAMDEN COUNTY, NJ —Domestic violence in Camden County may be about to get much worse. In a county that already reports the second highest rates of domestic violence in the state, the added stress of the COVID-19 virus and resulting “stay at home” mandates that have no end in sight is likely to compound existing abuse and intimate partner violence. Quarticha Perkins, Director of Victims Services for Camden County Women’s Center (CCWC) states: “We are losing the ability to live our lives as we normally... Read more →

Will Schiano thrive in second Rutgers spell?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 26, 2020)--Greg Schiano has returned to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights after an absence of nine years. Schiano left the team after the 2011 season when he was appointed as head coach of the NFL franchise Tampa Bay Buccaneers after a successful tenure in New Jersey. However, his time in the NFL was brought to an end after only two seasons. The Buccaneers fired Schiano at the conclusion of the 2013 campaign as a result of their 4-12 record. Schiano also built a tough-nosed reputation,... Read more →

PATCO Announces Temporary Station Closures

The changes support slowing spread of COVID-19, protect PATCO riders & employees and are necessary to sustain the continuity of services LINDENWOLD, NJ - The health and safety of our customers and employees is our highest priority. As the situation concerning COVID-19 continues to unfold, PATCO is monitoring and adjusting service as needed in order to promote the health and safety of its customers and employees. The adjustments meet the demands of current ridership and are necessary in order to sustain the continuity of service... Read more →

Julia Ann “Sheila”  Kenney of Gloucester City; Bartender at Vincent's Mansion House and Bayer's Tavern

Gloucester City – On March 24, 2020. Age 61. (nee McDonald) Loving wife of 20 years to Kevin Kenney. Loving mother of Siobhan Cianfrani (Brian). Cherished mom-mom of Cassiday, Luci and Elijah. Beloved daughter of Mary McDonald and the late Hugh McDonald. Beloved step-mom of Kevin T. Kenney (Hanna) and Brittany L. Kenney. Dear sister of Moria Dillon (Martin), Thomas McDonald, Seamus McDonald and Joseph McDonald (Nuala). Predeceased by her sister, Breda Hill and her brother, Michael McDonald. Beloved daughter-in-law of Rosemary Kenney and sister-in-law... Read more →

Task Force Launches CoverAid PHL Initiative to Combat Shortage of COVID-19 Supplies

for Healthcare Professionals PHILADELPHIA, PA (March 2020) - CoverAid PHL is a coalition of representatives from hospitals, universities, manufacturers, government, and small businesses collaborating on solutions for personal protective equipment (PPE) needs for healthcare professionals. Coming together to form this initiative started as a swift response to protecting our healthcare workers during the overwhelming threat (and lack of supplies) from the Coronavirus Pandemic. This project has also become a positive and productive way to cope and empower its organizers during uncertain times. CoverAid PHL started... Read more →

Coronavirus March 26 Update for Camden County

(Gloucester Township, NJ) (March 26, 2020)--–The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 11 additional positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County on Wednesday late afternoon. Trace investigations are being facilitated with the patients and remains ongoing. “Today we saw a small decline in the number of positive cases coming in, but we are in no way out of the woods with this virus,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “This is the time for us as a community to continue to... Read more →


Pope Francis (courtesy of The Irish Times) PHILADELPHIA, PA (March 26, 2020)--In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Pope Francis invites Catholics around the world to participate remotely in a prayer service that will be streamed live from Saint Peters Square to https://www.vaticannews.va/en.html on Friday, March 27th. Pope Francis will give the extraordinary Urbi et Orbi Blessing with the opportunity for participants to receive a plenary indulgence. The Urbi et Orbi, meaning "to the City and the World," is a blessing usually delivered by the... Read more →