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Certified Therapy Dogs Visit Long-Term Care Residents at Jefferson Health Care Center

Long-term care residents at the Jefferson Health Care Center (JHCC) in Washington Township recently enjoyed a special visit from certified therapy dogs Cole and Cece — along with their owners, Chris Hannah and fiancée, Nicole Sapello. The visit, held in collaboration with Angelic Health, was part of the Team Cole Project’s annual summer "Kindness Tour" to area schools, hospice patients, and veterans' homes. South Jersey dogs Cole, five, and Cece, 15 months, are anything but your typical canines, as the pit bulls were both born deaf. Cole has learned some American Sign Language commands from Chris. The Team Cole Project... Read more →

A Palmyra Man Who Ran Over Another Man Intentionally Sentenced to Prison

A New Jersey man who intentionally ran over a man in the parking lot of a McDonald’s in Bristol Township earlier this year pleaded guilty on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023, and was sentenced to 12 to 24 years in state prison. Daniel Stephen Dietrich, 46, of Palmyra, entered guilty pleas to voluntary manslaughter, accidents involving death or personal injury, accidents involving death or injury while not licensed and driving on a suspended driver’s license. In the emotional plea hearing, Common Pleas Judge Raymond F. McHugh heard several victim impact statements from the parents, daughter, fiancé, and friends of Jason Smith,... Read more →

Blackwood Fire Co., Christmas Parade

The Blackwood Fire Company Christmas Parade will be occurring SATURDAY in Downtown Blackwood. The parade begins at 6:00 pm and ends at approximately 8:00 pm. During the parade the Black Horse Pike will be closed in both directions between Church Street and Davistown Road. Heavy pedestrian traffic is expected in the area of the Black Horse Pike therefore drivers are advised to use caution when in the area and to expect minor delays. The detour route is East Church St. to Erial Rd. then make a right on College Drive. Alternately you can utilize Lakeland Road to Woodbury Turnersville Road... Read more →

Klemm Avenue, Gloucester City Opens Dec. 9

Saturday, December 9, Klemm Avenue in Gloucester City will open in both directions. It has been closed since February 2022. Next Saturday, December 9, Klemm Avenue in Gloucester City will open in both directions. It has been closed since February 2022. (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti today announced the completion of the I-76 Bridge over Klemm Avenue rehabilitation project in Gloucester City, Camden County. Beginning at 4:30 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, December 2, the two left lanes on I-76, eastbound and westbound, are scheduled to be closed to stripe the roadway. Beginning at 9 a.m.,... Read more →

Route 70 eastbound single lane closure Friday night

to shift traffic in Cherry Hill, Camden County Four side streets to be closed and detoured (Trenton) – Route 70 eastbound is scheduled to have lane closures Friday night between Kings Highway/Route 41 and Covered Bridge Road in Cherry Hill, Camden County. In addition, several side streets within the project limits will be closed and detoured for an extended period of time. If there is inclement weather on Friday night, construction will take place on Saturday, December 2. Beginning at 11 p.m. Friday, December 1, until 6 a.m. Saturday, December 2, a single lane on Route 70 eastbound is scheduled... Read more →

Stratford Christmas Tree Lighting Friday Night

Don't miss the Stratford Christmas Tree Lighting event happening on Friday night at Yellin School. Santa Claus will be making his grand arrival from the North Pole at precisely 6:10 pm. Parking will be available at JP-2 and the Stratford Swim Club, with handicapped parking space reserved for Yellin School attendees only. Instructions: Parking at JP-2, or Stratford Swim Club. Police Officers will be crossing. Read more →

Eleanor K. McMichael, of Bellmawr, GCHS Alum

Bellmawr - On November 28, 2023. Eleanor K. McMichael (nee Brennan), Age 90. Happily reunited with her beloved husband of 65 years, the late Donald E. McMichael, Sr. Also reunited with her sons who predeceased her, Stephen and Brian. Eleanor is survived by her loving children, Patricia, Donald Jr. (Marguerite), Theresa “Terri” and Kevin. Caring Grandmom of Melissa Randazzo (Greg) and Jennifer Smith (Derek). Devoted Mom Mom of Sean, Colin, Tyler, Ciara Colofranson (Anthony), Ryan, Carly (David Minney), Brianna, Brett and Ian. Special Great Mom Mom of Chase and Cali Rose, and special Great Grandmom of Vincent and Victoria. She... Read more →

A Rabid Cat Found in Gloucester Township

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Health Department has been notified by the state Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that a cat found in Gloucester Township has tested positive for rabies. After an injured cat was brought inside by a resident, it was taken to a local vet and then an animal shelter. The cat then began exhibiting signs of rabies, was euthanized and the shelter arranged for rabies testing at the state Public Health & Environmental Laboratories in Trenton (PHEL). On November 20, the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services was notified by PHEL... Read more →

CNB News: Bundle Up, Enjoy Good Fishing

Maryland Fishing Report – November 29 Black sea bass, photo by Monty Hawkins. The weather is getting colder but if you bundle up there is plenty of good fishing to be had throughout Maryland. One example is fishing offshore of Ocean City, where anglers are catching limits of hefty black sea bass. In response to five years of below average spawning success for striped bass, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources is submitting emergency regulations to help bolster the species’ spawning population. This includes extending closure dates during the 2024 season. These changes, if formally approved, will close the May... Read more →

Gloucester City Turns 400: Reflecting on Four Centuries of History and Heritage

Gloucester City, nestled in Camden County, New Jersey, marks a significant milestone this year, celebrating its 400th anniversary. With a history stretching back to the early 17th century, this city stands as a testament to American resilience and cultural evolution. Today many know it as the birth place of rock and roll, and while its residents may now be more interested in the best online slots, the town was once home to two racetracks and was central to establishing the gambling industry in New Jersey. In this commemoration, we journey through time, exploring Gloucester City's rich heritage, from its early... Read more →

Jefferson Health Employees Receive BEE Award for Extraordinary Caregivers

Three Jefferson Health employees in New Jersey were recently honored with a Beyond Expectations of Excellence (BEE) Award for Extraordinary Caregivers — Patient Care Technicians MaryAnne Metzger and Theresa Sapigao, as well as Environmental Services associate Nicole Savoca. During a patient's 17-day hospital stay, Metzger, of Salem, NJ, stood out as an exceptionally positive and caring individual who showed compassion and sensitivity to the patient’s needs. This grateful patient from the Silvestri 4 Unit at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital wrote that “Maryanne infused care and humor into tasks such as bathing, creating a positive atmosphere." Sapigao, of Marlton, NJ, was... Read more →

Jefferson Health Nurses Honored with DAISY Award

Jefferson Health registered nurses Amber Hart, BSN, RN, and Jeong Kim, BSN, RN, PCCN, were each recently honored with a DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Hart and Kim — who respectively work on the Silvestri 5 and C4 patient care units at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital and Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital — were recognized for establishing a connection with patients and families through trust and emotional support. Hart, of Pine Hill, NJ, received praise from colleagues for initiating a rapid response and administering Narcan to a patient suspected of taking illicit drugs. Hart exhibited non-judgmental care while providing empathetic support.... Read more →

Jeremy Barron, 52, of Westville Shot and Killed

Camden City, N.J.- Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man on Sunday afternoon in Camden City, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. On Sunday, November 26, 2023, at 3:29 p.m., Camden County Police responded to 1532 South 7th Street for the report of a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, officers located a victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital, and he was pronounced deceased at approximately 3:45 p.m. The victim was identified as Jeremy Barron, 52, of Westville, N.J. This investigation is active... Read more →

Investigation Into Murder of 29-Year-Old Camden City Resident Continues

Camden City, N.J.- Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred on November 16th in Camden City. The male victim of the shooting later succumbed to his injuries, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. On November 16, 2023, at approximately 8:23 p.m., Camden County Police officers responded to the 200 block of North 33rd Street for a ShotSpotter notification and 911 calls for a person shot. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital and identified as 29-year-old Edward Ross of Camden... Read more →

GTPD Stuff A Truck for the Gloucester Township Mayor's Toy Drive!

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (November 26, 2023)--Now until December 14th bring new, unwrapped toys to the GTPD Watch Desk at 1261 Chews Landing Road, and if the Watch Desk Officer is available they'll unlock our decorated GTPD Truck parked in front of our headquarters where you can stuff the truck! Also, if you capture a photo of you or your kiddies with our Officer and send them to [email protected], we'll post them on our GTPD social media! A drop box for toy donations is also located at the watch desk. Thank you! Address/Location Gloucester Township Police Department 1261 Chews Landing Rd... Read more →

Pennsauken Police Investigating School Shooter Threat at Middle School

The Pennsauken Township Police Department received the report of a student who threatened to shoot another student at the middle school. This incident has been under investigation, and the investigation continues. The school is aware of the investigation. There will be an increased police presence at the middle school. Respectfully, Chief Philip P. Olivo Alert sent on 11/26/2023 at 3:42PM EST Read more →

Roadwork in Audubon, Camden City, Gloucester Twp. Lindenwold, Winslow Twp.

Roadwork in Audubon and Haddon Heights (Lindenwold, NJ) – New Jersey American Water will continue water service replacements on Kings Highway in Audubon and Haddon Heights from Monday, November 27, to Friday, December 1, between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily. Kings Highway will be fully closed between Edgewood and Wyoming avenues. Roadwork in Camden City (Lindenwold, NJ) – From Monday, November 27, to Friday, December 1, PSE&G will continue installing the gas main on Ferry Avenue in Camden between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily. Ferry Avenue will be fully closed between Atlantic Avenue and Jackson Street. PSE&G Electric... Read more →

Missing Person, Taron Parker, age 33 from Bergen Sq.

RELATED CATEGORY MISSING PERSON (Camden City, NJ) – The Camden County Police Department is looking for a missing adult from Bergen Square. Taron Parker, 33, has been reported missing from his home on the 600 block of Cherry Street. He is described as a black male, 5’2”, 155 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. He was last seen wearing a black and royal blue hoodie and black jeans. He is known to frequent the Walter Rand Transportation Center, the Broadway Corridor and the White Horse Pike corridor. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the CCPD... Read more →

Time to start your holiday shopping ???

The Camden County Hero Scholarship Apparel Sale site is back open for business. Simply click the link below and find that special gift for you, or someone else! In order to receive items in time for the Christmas Holiday, orders must be placed by December 6th All proceeds benefit the families of Camden County’s Police, Fire and EMS personnel killed in the line of duty. Dawn M. Ragan, Executive Director Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund, Inc. 162 W. White Horse Pike Berlin, NJ 08009 (856)768-9656 office (609) 980-7013 cell “It doesn’t take a hero to keep a dream alive…”... Read more →

Missing Person, Howard Jones of Camden City

(Camden City, NJ) – The Camden County Police Department is looking for a missing adult from Whitman Park. Howard Jones, 70, has been reported missing from his home on the 1100 block of Morton Street. He is described as a black male, 5’6”, 150 pounds, with brown eyes and gray hair. He is known to wear a Reebok hooded sweatshirt and an oversized winter coat. He is known to frequent Whitman Park and the area of 29th Street and Hayes Avenue in Cramer Hill. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the CCPD tip line at (856)... Read more →

Pennsauken PD Arrest 2 Suspects Involved in Shooting

PENNSAUKEN, TOWNSHIP, NJ (November 23, 2023)(CNBNews)--On Thursday, October 19, 2023, the Pennsauken Township Police Department responded to the area of Holman Avenue and Velde Avenue for a reported shooting incident. Witnesses reported that a vehicle in the area was shot at. The vehicle and the suspects had fled the area prior t source Pennsauken PD o police arrival. That night and into the next week, Pennsauken Police Detectives worked to identify the victim, locate the suspects, and obtain evidence to assist with the investigation. After an extensive search, the victim and the victim’s vehicle were located. Evidence was retrieved from... Read more →

Happy Thanksgiving From The Pennsauken Police Department

PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP, NJ (November 23, 2023)--On behalf of the members of the Pennsauken Police Department, I would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy Thanksgiving. Respectfully, Chief Philip P. Olivo Police Chief Philip P. Philip Image source Pennsauken Twp. web page Read more →

Sicklerville Man Sentenced to Prison for 25 Years

Camden City, N.J.- A Sicklerville man has been sentenced to New Jersey State Prison after pleading guilty in September 2023 for the May 2017 murder of a Camden City man, announced Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay. On September 26, 2023, Andrew Whittaker, 29, plead guilty to first-degree Aggravated Manslaughter and first-degree Witness Tampering in the death of 30 year-old Edward Whittle, Jr. of Camden City. On November 15, 2023, Whittaker was sentenced to 25 years in New Jersey State Prison under the No Early Release Act, which requires Whittaker to serve 85% of the sentence before being eligible for... Read more →

CNBNews Editor Faces Trespassing, Theft Charges

UPDATED November 26, 2023 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews It has been ten years since John Reynolds first published his article " A Salute to Bill "The Pen" Cleary. I read it ever so often whenever I need a pick-me-up. It is nice to be appreciated. SEE Reynolds ARTICLE BELOW Tuesday, November 21, 2023, I appeared in Gloucester City Municipal Court to answer two trespassing charges for walking around the Cold Springs Elementary School and one theft charge. I took a children's bench that I thought was trash. When I learned that it wasn't trash, I contacted the police,... Read more →

Lawrence H. (Butch) Elder, of Sicklerville, age 61

Sicklerville, NJ, formerly of Barrington. Age 61 years. Passed away on November 21, 2023, at his home, in the loving care of his family. Born in Cherry Hill, NJ, he was the son of the late Lawrence R. and Ruth (Kreck) Elder. Beloved husband of Karen A. (Williams) Elder for 43 years. Loving father of Brooke Thomas (Louie), Robin Fleetwood (Shawn), Samantha Elder; cherished grandchildren, Miranda, Rylee, Breonna and Shyla. He is also survived by his sister, Wendy Sullivan (Bill). Butch was a truck driver for KZ pickle Company in Camden. He enjoyed going to the casinos and was an... Read more →

Rosalie Burris, age 85, of Voorhees

Age 85 of Voorhees, formerly of Millville, NJ CNBNews graphic files On November 20, 2023. Wife of the late Richard Burris. Graveside services will be celebrated on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at 10:30 am. There will be no visitation or viewing. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Ph: 856-456-1142. Read more →

The Silver Sleigh Coming Saturday, Dec. 2

Join Us On Saturday, December 2nd Make taking the train ride part of the family holiday fun! Children and adults alike will enjoy the opportunity to ride the train with Santa on Saturday, December 2, 2023. Specially decorated PATCO trains will make three trips, leaving the Lindenwold station at 9:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 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... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: Cherry Hill Fire Dept Has Received $4.3 Million in Federal Funds

The Cherry Hill Fire Department released the following information about the Department receiving federal funds that help provide funding for staffing, equipment, and training. Over the last five years, the Cherry Hill Fire Department has worked with Congressman Donald Norcross to secure critical funding for staffing, equipment and training. The federal funds, going back to 2018, total more than $4.3 million and have made key components of an operational fire department possible for the largest municipality in Camden County. Through the hiring of eight new firefighters through the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grant and training through the... Read more →

Winter Wonderland at Cooper River Park

(Cherry Hill, NJ) – It is that time of the year again, as the temperatures drop, and the holidays get into full swing the county Parks Department is preparing for another winter wonderland at Cooper River Park. For our 10th year, the Board of Commissioners is excited to announce the opening of the WinterFest Ice Skating Rink for the 2023-2024 season. WinterFest officially opens on Friday, Nov. 24, and will be open Thursday through Sunday until Feb. 25, 2024. “Winterfest provides a wonderful opportunity for active outdoor recreation at one of the state’s most iconic and celebrated parks, Cooper River... Read more →

Camden County ranked No. 1 in New Jersey

in recent survey (Camden, NJ) – A recent survey by 24/7 Wall Street, an independent financial news and opinion website, ranked Camden County as the best county to live in out of the state’s 21 counties. “This comes as no surprise to me and my colleagues as we have dedicated our lives to making Camden County the best place to live,” Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli Jr. said. “The Board of Commissioners and our local, regional and state partners have poured years of hard work into improving living conditions across our 36 municipalities and it is an incredible feeling to see... Read more →


Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews columnist BELLMAWR, NJ (November 18, 2023)(CNBNews)--If you have reason to drive south on Route 42/Freeway, just before you get to where the former Harrison-Hugg house had been, look to your right. You can't miss graffiti with letters and symbols about five feet high. If you have reason to drive south on Route 42/Freeway on another day at about the same place, look to your left. It is new, but it appears that one graffiti "artist" became jealous of the former so now there is graffiti on both sides of the road. Again, it is about five... Read more →

Maurice Peaker Jr., Receives Life Sentenced for Fatal Shooting of Elderly Bicyclist in Camden City

Camden City, N.J. – A Philadelphia man was sentenced today to life in prison with no possibility of parole for the 2021 fatal shooting of an elderly bicyclist in Camden City, announced Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. Maurice Peaker, Jr., 29, was found guilty on August 15, 2023, of first-degree Murder in the death of 67-year-old Thomas Smith of Camden. The verdict was returned after a jury trial in Camden County Superior Court. Peaker was also found guilty of second-degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and second-degree Possession of a Weapon for... Read more →

EMT Barry Hunter Named “Armed Forces Person of the Year” by Cooper University Health Care

(Camden City, NJ) – Cooper University Health Care has named Barry Hunter, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, its 2023 Cooper Armed Services Person of the Year. Hunter, an emergency medical technician, has been a team member of Cooper EMS Services for eight years. In addition to his expertise and compassion providing care as a first responder in the City of Camden, Hunter, a Camden resident, is involved in many community outreach activities, including health education, career mentorship programs, neighborhood clean-up events in Camden, and coordinating the Cooper EMS Services Adopt-A-Family program every holiday season. In 2018, Hunter’s compassion... Read more →

Pennsauken Woman Charged with Aggravated Manslaughter; Allegedly Stabbed Boyfriend

Pennsauken, N.J. (November 17, 2023)-- A woman has been arrested and charged in the fatal stabbing of her boyfriend on Thursday, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Pennsauken Police Chief Philip Olivo. CNBNews graphic file On Thursday, November 16, 2023, at approximately 10:52 a.m., the Pennsauken Police Department was dispatched to the 3700 block of Herbert Avenue in Pennsauken, New Jersey, in reference to a male bleeding. Officers arrived on scene and located the man identified as Charles Blackwell, 20, who was suffering from an apparent stab wound. Blackwell was transported to Cooper University Hospital where he eventually... Read more →

Pennsauken Police Report a Stabbing at Sycamore Ridge Apartments

PENNSAUKEN, NJ (November 17, 2023)--On Thursday, November 16, 2023, the Pennsauken Police responded to a stabbing incident at Sycamore Ridge Apartments. The victim was immediately taken to the hospital. As a precautionary measure, Fine School was placed in a shelter-in-place status until the situation was resolved. Once the situation was under control, Fine School was advised to resume its normal operations. The suspect involved in the incident was taken into custody. It is important to note that there is no increased risk of danger to any residents, students, or staff, said police. Read more →

Philadelphia Man Robs Pennsauken Bank; Crashes Into 3 Police Cars

Pennsauken, NJ – A Philadelphia man has been arrested and charged for crashing a U-Haul van into several police vehicles while attempting to flee from a bank robbery in Pennsauken yesterday, announced Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Pennsauken Police Chief Phil Olivo. On Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at approximately 4:39 p.m., the Pennsauken Police Department received a 911 call for a bank robbery at the TD Bank located on the 4900 block of Route 130. The suspect – later identified as 34-year-old Kevin Allure – was reported to have passed a demand note and threatened bank employees. The... Read more →

Body of 26-year-old Cathleen McGrath found in Camden City; Active Investigation Ongoing

Camden City, N.J.(November 16, 2023)(CNBNews) Detectives are investigating the discovery of a deceased woman’s body that was found in Camden City on Wednesday, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. On Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at approximately 1:58 p.m., members of the Camden County Police Department received a 911 call for the report of a body found in the area of 8th Street and Atlantic Avenue in Camden City, New Jersey. Google Street View of 8th and Atlantic Streets Upon arrival, officers were met by witnesses who had located the woman’s body. After... Read more →

Jefferson Health to Hold 14th Annual ‘Tree of Lights’ Event at Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township on November 29th

Area residents will have the opportunity to honor, remember, and celebrate the lives of loved ones who have battled cancer with the symbolic illumination of the “Tree of Lights” in the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township’s lobby on Wednesday, November 29. The 14th annual Tree of Lights Remembrance Celebration, set for 5-6 p.m. at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (900 Medical Center Drive, Sewell, NJ), will include music, light refreshments, and a tree-lighting ceremony, where honorees’ names will be recited aloud. A minimum $5 donation per recited name will benefit the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – New Jersey... Read more →

A Message From Congressman Donald Norcross

I am proud to have helped champion and pass the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, which President Biden signed into law two years ago today. This bill is a historic investment in our nation’s infrastructure and is improving our quality of life and creating good-paying jobs for hardworking families in South Jersey and across America. Over the past two years, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law has delivered transformative results for our community. Here are a few highlights in New Jersey: $8.1 billion to repair and improve our highways and bridges. $263.7 million to expand access to high-speed internet. $463 million to provide clean... Read more →

Amera Fleming of Camden City Missing Person

(Camden City, NJ)(November 15, 2023)(CNBnews) – The Camden County Police Department is looking for a missing 17-year-old from Parkside. Amera Fleming has been reported missing from her home on the 1500 block of Park Boulevard. She is described as a black female, 5’1”, 130 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. She is believed to be wearing a black Nike hoodie, black jogger and black sneakers. She is known to frequent Fairview and East Camden. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call the CCPD tip line at (856) 757-7042. RELATED CATEGORY MISSING PERSON Read more →

MISSING: Have You Seen Jamiha Viguera?

Camden City, NJ) – The Camden County Police Department is looking for a missing 16-year-old from Ablett Village. Jamiha Viguera has been reported missing from her home at the Ablett Village apartments on State Street. She is described as a Hispanic female, 5’2”, 100 pounds, with brown eyes and blonde hair. She was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and Crocs. She is known to frequent Ablett Village and the area of 19th Street and River Road. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call the CCPD tip line at (856) 757-7042. RELATED CATEGORY MISSING... Read more →


Gloucester City​​​​​, NJ​​​​​, Nov. 13, 2023 - As the Thanksgiving season approaches, many families and children are giving thanks for all their blessings and sharing those blessings with children in need by packing shoeboxes with Operation Christmas Child. CNBNews graphic file Shoebox gifts prepared by generous donors and filled with toys, personal care items, and school supplies may be dropped off now during National Collection Week, Nov. 13 ­– 20. More than 4,500 drop-off sites are now open. Operation Christmas Child has been collecting and delivering shoebox gifts to children worldwide for three decades. In 2023, Operation Christmas Child hopes... Read more →

Casandra Paige Murphy-Betham, of West Deptford

Surrounded by her loving husband and mother, Casandra passed peacefully on November 4, 2023, at the age of 33. Of West Deptford. Formerly of Westville. Wife of husband Ian V. Betham, the love of her life. Cherished daughter of Stacey Murphy and the late Roland Webster. Loving sister of Zachary Murphy. Beloved maternal granddaughter of Ruth Murphy and the late Thomas J. Murphy and paternal granddaughter of Walter and Ceceil Nunes. Beloved niece of Eileen and Chuck Kaighn and LeeAnn Farrell. Cassie was a graduate of Gateway Regional High School class of 2008. She went on to receive her bachelor’s... Read more →

CC Board of Commission Unveiled Mary Ann Wardlow Center for Community Nutrition

Blackwood, NJ) – On Monday, the Board of Commissioners unveiled the Mary Ann Wardlow Center for Community Nutrition, a $5 million project that aims to combat food insecurity in Camden County through our Meals on wheels program. The facility was created to expand upon the county’s growing need for home delivered meals to residents. The new space is 7,500 square feet and supports meal assembly and distribution services for the home delivery program and houses supporting staff areas, frozen and refrigerated food storage and dry goods storage all under one roof. Right now, the program serves more than 2,000 clients,... Read more →

Cooper University Health Care First in New Jersey

to Become a Member of the National Network to Treat Acute Radiation Exposure (CAMDEN, NJ) – Cooper University Health Care recently became the first hospital in New Jersey to join an elite group of medical organizations around the country prepared to respond to a radiological event. The Radiation Injury Treatment Network (RITN) is a national network of more than 75 medical centers nationwide with expertise in the management of casualties from a distant large-scale radiologic incident. Hospitals in the RITN specialize in treating patients with bone marrow failure and acute radiation syndrome. “As an academic health system and the only... Read more →

A Message from Congressman Norcross

We owe an enormous debt of gratitude to our veterans who answered the call to serve and sacrificed so much to fight for Congressman Donald Norcross and protect our nation. Our veterans deserve more than just “thank you.” Today and every day, we must honor the tremendous sacrifices made by our veterans and their families and ensure they have the resources they need long after they hang up their uniform. From employment and educational opportunities to mental health support and world-class health care, delivering for our veterans is one of my top priorities in Congress. Celebrating One Year of the... Read more →

Roadwork to close Chews Landing Road in Gloucester Township

(Lindenwold, NJ) – South Jersey Gas will be completing the installation of a gas main on Old Black Horse Pike and Chews Landing Road in Gloucester Township from Monday Nov. 13 to Friday Nov. 17 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily. There will be a partial road closure westbound on Chews Landing Road between Old Black Horse Pike and King Street as well as a partial road closure eastbound on Chews Landing Road between the Black Horse Pike and Lower Landing Road. “Motorists should plan ahead to take alternate routes and give themselves plenty of time to get to... Read more →

Nicholson Road in Gloucester City will be Closed from November 13 to November 15

(Lindenwold, NJ) – Crews will continue roadway and sidewalk restorations on Nicholson Road in Gloucester City from Monday Nov. 13 to Wednesday Nov. 15 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily. There will a partial road closure eastbound on Nicholson Road between University and Oxford avenues. “Motorists should plan ahead to take alternate routes and give themselves plenty of time to get to their destinations,” said Commissioner Al Dyer, liaison to the Department of Public Works. “Also, remember that when you’re traveling through a construction area, please slow down and stay alert for crew members and debris.” The Camden County... Read more →

PSEG Construction will Close Kenilworth Avenue, Cherry Hill

(Lindenwold, NJ) – PSE&G will be installing gas service on Kenilworth Avenue in Cherry Hill on Monday Nov. 13 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. There will be a full road closure of Kenilworth Avenue between Longwood and Edward avenues. “Motorists should plan ahead to take alternate routes and give themselves plenty of time to get to their destinations,” said Commissioner Al Dyer, liaison to the Department of Public Works. “Also, remember that when you’re traveling through a construction area, please slow down and stay alert for crew members and debris.” The Camden County Department of Public Works is responsible... Read more →

GCHS Student-Athletes Tate DeRias, Brady Belfus and Daviel Fernandez Sign Letters of Intent

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 9, 2023)--Gloucester Catholic High School congratulates Ram baseball standouts Tate DeRias (University of Miami), Brady Belfus (St. Thomas Aquinas College) and Daviel Fernandez (Barry University) on their collegiate commitments for next year. The trio confirmed their collegiate choices on Wednesday, November 8, Fall 2023 National Signing Day. Group photo (L to R) Fernandez, DeRias, and Belfus Gloucester Catholic congratulates Ram baseball standout Tate DeRias (above) who signed a letter of intent with the University of Miami to play baseball next year. Tate formally committed on Wednesday, November 8th, on Fall 2023 National Signing Day. Read more →