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*HOW TO BE COUNTED!

Any questions Contact Ashley Hagan atrusdell@cityofgloucester.org Click here for City of Gloucester website Click here for Census website (U.S. Census Bureau)--Census workers have completed 96% of the 2020 Census “Update Leave” operation- where 2020 Census invitations and paper questionnaires are delivered to households in certain — often rural — areas across the country. In these areas, most households generally do not receive mail at their homes, so census workers drop off census materials in person. When the operation is complete, nearly every household nationwide will... Read more →


CORRECTION: The DePoders Have Yet To Enter A Plea; Wayne Muse Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking

Muse Admits Trafficking High-Dosage Oxycodone Pills as Part of Camden and Gloucester City Drug Rings (Gloucestercitynews.net)CAMDEN City, N.J. (July 7, 2020)– A Camden County, New Jersey, man today admitted buying and reselling 80 milligram oxycodone pills as part of his role in drug trafficking operations based in Gloucester City and Camden, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Wayne Muse, 73, of Lindenwold, New Jersey, pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Renée Marie Bumb to an information charging him with one count of conspiracy to... Read more →


CNB Traffic Alert: Bellmawr's Creek Road Eastbound Lane Closed Wednesday

Alternating traffic during the day to implement a traffic shift (Trenton)(July 7, 2020)-- – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced Creek Road eastbound over I-295 will be closed during the day tomorrow with alternating traffic to establish a traffic shift as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 9 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, July 8, until 3:30 p.m., NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close Creek Road eastbound between Booth Drive and Essex Avenue to... Read more →


Jefferson Health New Jersey Celebrates 3,000th da Vinci Robotic Surgery

It was time to celebrate a milestone Monday at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital: Dr. Roy Sandau – Chief of Surgery at Jefferson Health New Jersey – performed the 3,000th robotic surgical procedure at the hospital on July 3, 2020, using the da Vinci® Surgical System. Dr. Sandau, shown here with members of the hospital’s surgical team, has performed well over 800 cases using the da Vinci robot at the hospital, which first began offering robotic surgery in 2008. In 2016, Dr. Sandau was awarded the... Read more →


DAISY Champion Award Presented to Jefferson Health NJ’s Roisin Welsh

Jefferson Health New Jersey Senior Magnet Data Analyst Roisin Welsh, MSL, shown right, was recently presented with the DAISY Champion Award. The DAISY Foundation™ defines a Champion as someone who has worked diligently to make the DAISY Award program meaningful for nurses and successful for an organization. Jefferson Health New Jersey partnered with the DAISY Foundation in 2015 to recognize its nursing staff for its positive impact on patients and families. Since then, more than 70 Jefferson New Jersey nurses have been honored with the... Read more →


*GloucesterCityCountsToo Census 2020

Any questions Contact Ashley Hagan atrusdell@cityofgloucester.org Official website for the City of Gloucester Click here for Census website (U.S. Census Bureau)--Census workers have completed 96% of the 2020 Census “Update Leave” operation- where 2020 Census invitations and paper questionnaires are delivered to households in certain — often rural — areas across the country. In these areas, most households generally do not receive mail at their homes, so census workers drop off census materials in person. When the operation is complete, nearly every household nationwide will... Read more →


Rutgers Outlines Plans for Fall Semester

July 6, 2020 – The fall semester at Rutgers University will combine a majority of remotely delivered courses with a limited number of in-person classes, President Jonathan Holloway said today. President Jonathan Holloway shared plans for the fall 2020 semester The decision was not made easily or hastily, Holloway said, but was made due to the uncertainty regarding the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the increase in cases in other areas of the country and in consultation with public health experts and university leaders. “We... Read more →


WOODBURY TRAFFIC ALERT: Rt. 45/Mantua Pike Closed for RR Crossing Repairs Tuesday

(Trenton) (July 6, 2020)--– New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the start of a railroad crossing rehabilitation project that will require a ten day closure and detour of Route 45/Mantua Pike starting tomorrow in Woodbury Heights, and Woodbury, Gloucester County. Beginning at 7 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, July 7, until 7 p.m., and continuing daily Monday through Friday, July 17, Route 45/Mantua Pike will be closed and detoured in both directions between the New Jersey Turnpike and Harrison Ave/Mt. Laurel Road. Construction will... Read more →


The Census is Important for YOU & Gloucester City

Any questions Contact Ashley Hagan atrusdell@cityofgloucester.org Official website for the City of Gloucester Click here for Census website (U.S. Census Bureau)--Census workers have completed 96% of the 2020 Census “Update Leave” operation- where 2020 Census invitations and paper questionnaires are delivered to households in certain — often rural — areas across the country. In these areas, most households generally do not receive mail at their homes, so census workers drop off census materials in person. When the operation is complete, nearly every household nationwide will... Read more →


Carl P. Geibel, of Haddon Township, formerly of Gloucester City, age 57; GCHS Alumnus

Haddon Township, NJ, originally from Gloucester City. On July 5, 2020. Age 57. Born in Camden, NJ, he was the son of the late Eleanor Geibel and Carl F. Geibel. Brother of Lisa, Mariellen, John (Shannon) and Matt. Uncle to Dana Roberts (Todd), Tyler Geibel (Lenny), Kassidy Schmidt (Maddie), Jordan Schmidt, Julian Geibel, Dane Geibel, and great-uncle to Quinn Roberts. Carl was raised in Gloucester City and a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School and attended Northeastern University. He worked for Avaya for a number... Read more →


Woman Found Dead from a Gunshot Wound in a Camden City Home

Camden City, N.J. (July 6,2020)--– Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman inside a home on the 2900 block of Congress Rd., according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki. Police responded to the home around 12:30 p.m. on July 5 for a report of a woman not breathing. When they arrived, they found Lateemah Leavy, 37, of Camden, dead from a gunshot wound in an upstairs bedroom. Detectives continue to investigate the events that... Read more →


Scott T. Piechoski, Sr., of Runnemede, formerly of Bellmawr; Member of Drywall Taper Union

Scott T. Piechoski, Sr., on April 10, 2020, of Runnemede; formerly of Bellmawr. Age 55. Beloved husband of Lesley (nee Messina) for 21 years. Devoted and loving father of Scott Jr. (Andrea) and Shane. Also survived by his mother-in-law Karen Messina, sisters-in-law Lisa and Lori, 1 niece and 3 nephews. Scott was a proud Union man of Local 1976 Drywall Tapers Union of New Jersey. He was a hardworking man and loved his job. He worked for B.V.F of PA for 15 years and he... Read more →


Kitchen Fire Displaces Sicklerville Family

Location: 5 Thisleton Road, Gloucester Township, NJ On July 3, 2020 at approximately 8:20 pm, the Gloucester Township Police Department's Communications Center received a 911 call reporting a house fire at 5 Thisleton Road in the Sicklerville section of Gloucester Township. Arriving Officers observed smoke coming from the interior of the residence and a small fire on the first floor in the kitchen area. Officers attempted to extinguish the fire with fire extinguishers but were unable to douse the growing flames. Gloucester Township Fire District... Read more →


Clean-Up Professionals Offer Homeowners Tips for Safe Outdoor Cooking

Gloucester City NJ (Grassroots Newswire) July 1, 2020 - The summer grilling season is here, and outdoor cooking and socially-distanced picnic gatherings are a welcome change for families eager to get out and enjoy the warm weather. As families and friends prepare their next outdoor feast, professionals from SERVPRO, local fire and disaster remediation specialists, urge Gloucester City-area property owners to keep some sobering "grilling fire facts" from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in mind.1 * Gas grills, hibachis, and barbeques are involved in... Read more →


Ambrosino Cleans House, Disavows A Now-Former GOP Club President

Barrington GOP is rebuilding with excellent candidates HADDON HEIGHTS – Camden County Republican Chairman Rich Ambrosino today asked county Republicans to ignore a Facebook page using the name “Barrington NJ Republicans OFFICIAL.” “Admittedly we accepted someone without first vetting him. It’s a mistake we will not make again,” Rich Ambrosino said. “Since becoming chairman I’ve said on multiple occasions that we better do a good job policing ourselves, generally speaking we’ve done a good job doing so. Only a year ago we disavowed a freeholder... Read more →


Catholic Schools in the Camden Diocese Planning for the 2020-21 Year

The Catholic Star Herald The following letter, dated July 1, 2020, was sent to parents of Catholic school students. Dear Catholic School Parents, Activity at Catholic schools across South Jersey related to planning for the 2020-2021 school year accelerated last week based on new information received from two important sources. First, we are extremely grateful for the 3,404 complete survey responses that parents of South Jersey Catholic school students submitted. We learned that 77% of parents found that the remote learning experience for their children... Read more →


Maple Shade PD: Not all types of fireworks are legal in NJ

This weekend as we celebrate the 4th of July, MSPD would like to remind everyone, that not all fireworks are legal in NJ. Though there were minor changes to the laws in 2017 that now makes things like sparklers legal, many fireworks are still illegal. Below is the current law on Fireworks and Explosive devices in NJ. https://www.nj.gov/labor/lsse/laws/Fireworks_Act_Sale.html#32 21:3-2. Sale, possession or use prohibited; exceptions a. It shall be unlawful for any person to offer for sale, expose for sale, sell, possess or use, or... Read more →


Monsignor Michael Doyle, Longtime Pastor of Sacred Heart to retire July 15

admin Camden City, NJ (July 2, 2020)--Bishop Dennis Sullivan announces that Msgr. Michael J. Doyle, the longtime pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Camden, will retire on July 15. Msgr. Doyle, 85, has been pastor of Sacred Heart since 1974, a time when he was known for his opposition to the Vietnam War. During his time at Sacred Heart he founded the housing non-profit Heart of Camden; hosted a visit by Saint Teresa of Kolkata; and built support for his South Camden parish among Catholics... Read more →


Fatal Hit-and-Run in Camden City; Investigation Ongoing

Camden City, N.J. – Detectives are investigating a fatal hit-and-run that happened early Thursday morning in Camden, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki. Camden County Police responded to a report of a car crash on the 1000 block of Diamond St. shortly after 1 a.m. on July 2. When they arrived, they found Florence Polini, 36, of Burlington, lying in the roadway with serious injuries. Polini was transported to an area hospital where she died... Read more →


Jonathan Holloway Begins Tenure as Rutgers University's 21st President

New president announces personal salary cut, donations “in the spirit of shared sacrifice” On his first day as the 21st president of Rutgers University, Jonathan Holloway said he will take a 10 Jonathan Holloway, 21st president of Rutgers University. Photo: Nick Romanenko//Rutgers University percent pay cut “in the spirit of shared sacrifice that this moment requires.” In addition to the pay cut, Holloway will personally donate $75,000 to the Scarlet Promise Grants program to help meet the needs of the university’s most economically at-risk students.... Read more →


The Camden County LNIK Trail

(Cherry Hill, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Environmental Affairs, in cooperation with the Boroughs of Audubon, Haddon Heights, Hi-Nella and Somerdale, as well as Winslow Township, will begin hosting a series of virtual public meetings this month to present the preliminary designs for three segments of the County’s proposed 33 mile off-road, multi-use, cross county trail. The Camden County LNIK Trail, traveling through 17 Camden County municipalities from the Ben Franklin Bridge to Winslow Township, was formerly known as the Cross Camden County... Read more →


Camden County Library's Summer Reading

(Voorhees, NJ) – The Camden County Library System is excited to announce the start of its 2020 summer reading program. Readers can log their summer reading minutes online to earn digital badges, as well as to be entered in weekly drawings for e-gift cards. This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story.” Families can sign up and add up to 12 readers by visiting read.camdencountylibrary.org. Participants are then encouraged to log their minutes at least once per week to be enCtered into that week’s drawing. There... Read more →


4th of July Celebrations Cancelled in Many Communities

6ABC.com July Fourth of July Fireworks Displays NEW JERSEY ATLANTIC COUNTY * Atlantic City, N.J. CANCELED: Date: July 4th at 9 p.m. Where: Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa 1 Borgata Way Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401 * Atlantic City, N.J. TO BE DETERMINED: Date: July 4th at 10 p.m. Where: Tropicana Casino and Resort and along the Boardwalk 2831 Boardwalk Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401 * Buena Vista, N.J. CANCELED: Date: July 11th at Dusk (rain date July 18th) Where: Michael Debbi Park 315 Cedar... Read more →


54th Annual Senior Citizens Juried Art Contest and Exhibition

Artists age 60 and above who currently reside in Camden County to submit their original work to the 54th annual Senior Citizens Juried Art Contest and Exhibition. “This is a great opportunity for our seniors to share their talents with the county,” said Freeholder Melinda Kane, liaison to the Camden County Cultural and Heritage Commission. “We have some amazing senior artists in Camden County and this is their chance to have their works viewed and appreciated by a larger audience.” Artists at any level of... Read more →


Norcross, Stefanik Introduce Bipartisan Military Spouse Student Loan Deferment Act

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ-01) introduced today, alongside Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), the Military Spouse Student Loan Deferment Act, bipartisan legislation to allow a military spouse of an active duty service member to defer their student loans for 90 days while they are transitioning through a permanent change of station (PCS) move. Service members must conduct a PCS move every two to three years in order to meet the needs of their respective branch. Additionally, no accrued interest will be incurred during... Read more →


NORCOSS: Make Health Care Affordable

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) voted yes today to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act – legislation that builds on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to lower health costs and prescription drug prices. Today’s vote comes days after the Trump Administration filed a brief asking the Supreme Court to strike down the entirety of the ACA. “I’ve been working hard with my colleagues in Congress to defend and strengthen the Affordable Care Act while the President relentlessly tries to... Read more →


Overnight Closures of I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to Route 42 southbound/I-295 southbound

TO BE CLOSED AND DETOURED TONIGHT (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced an overnight closure of the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, June 1, until 6 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, June 2, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., will close the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound, also known as Al-Jo’s Curve, to replace damaged construction barrier.... Read more →


Pavement Preservation Project Starting In Camden/Burlington Counties; Route 41 Lane Closures

(Trenton)(July 1, 2020)-- – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced overnight lane closures on Route 41/Kings Highway as a pavement preservation project begins between Route 70 in Cherry Hill, Camden County and South Lenola Drive in Maple Shade, Burlington County. Beginning at 8 p.m., Wednesday, July 1 until 6 a.m., the next day, and continuing nightly Monday through Friday for approximately eight weeks, excluding holidays, NJDOT’s contractor, Asphalt Paving Systems is scheduled to close lanes to perform road repairs, remove reflectors and... Read more →


Two Juveniles Charged with Death of Homeless Man; Detectives Found Video on Suspect's Phone

Camden City, N.J. – A 15-year-old male and a 17-year-old female have been charged with first-degree Murder in the June 25 homicide of a homeless Camden man, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki. Gloucestercitynews.net files Police found the body of Bobby J. Hill Jr., 63, in an alleyway near the 1100 block of Kaighn Ave. shortly after midnight. The medical examiner said Hill died of blunt force trauma after being beaten to death. Through the... Read more →


Toxic Fumes from The Asphalt Tank Explosion Spread Throughout Gloucester City

DEP Needs to Hold Those Responsible Accountable GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ -- An asphalt tank exploded and burst into flames early this morning in the 200 block of Water Street in Gloucester City. The asphalt tank, owned and operated by Blueknight Energy Partners, caught fire and exploded around 12:49am. The tank is used for asphalt emulsion, and was in use when the incident occurred. “The explosion of the asphalt tank is a terrifying example of what can happen to dangerous and polluting facilities in our communities.... Read more →


Robert Peter, APWU Local 526 Treasurer (Blackwood) Sentenced to Home Detention for Stealing Union Funds

Camden City, NJ --On June 17, 2020, in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (Camden), Robert Peter, former Secretary-Treasurer of American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Local 526 (located in Blackwood, N.J.), was sentenced to six months of home detention and three years of probation. Peter was also ordered to pay $34,500 in restitution and a $100 special assessment. On August 8, 2019, in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (Camden), Peter, was charged in an... Read more →


ROWAN SWIMMING & DIVING NAMED SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICA TEAMS

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has selected the Rowan University men’s and women's swimming and diving teams for Scholar All-American honors. Rowan was one of 461 schools to receive the award for the Spring semester. Teams were selected on the basis of their spring grade point averages and represent 17,982 student-athletes. CSCAA Executive Director Greg Earhart mentioned the efforts of Coach Brad Bowser and Coach Elise Blaschke noting that "No team was unaffected by this spring's... Read more →


CNB Medical News: Six Tips for Wearing a Face Mask this Summer

Virtua Health physician offers advice for keeping healthy and cool during the pandemic (Marlton, N.J.) The summer brings heat, humidity, sweat — and this year, face masks on top of it all. With social distancing guidelines still in place, it’s important to continue protecting against the spread of COVID-19. Indeed, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends face coverings for all people age 2 and older who don’t have trouble breathing. Dr. Richard Levine, a family medicine physician at Virtua Primary Care—Cherry Hill... Read more →


Pine HIll Man Reported Missing Found Dead; Suspect Charged with Murdering the Man

Camden City, N.J. – A Camden man has been charged after detectives located the body of a Pine Hill man who was reported missing late Saturday, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden Police Chief Joseph Wysocki. Gloucestercitynews.net files Michael Branon, 32, of Camden, has been charged with one count of first-degree Felony Murder in the homicide of Pedro Fernandez, 30, of Pine Hill. On Saturday, police responded to a report of a possible kidnapping on the 1500 block of Pershing... Read more →


A Message from Congressman Norcross

Tuesday, June 30 at 10:00 AM Streamed live on: Facebook.com/DonaldNorcrossNJ I will join Camden County Freeholder Director Lou Cappelli, Camden County College President Don Borden and NJ Teacher of the Year Kimberly Dickstein Hughes for a virtual town hall on COVID-19 where we will discuss South Jersey’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak, updates on back to school and more. Participants will respond to questions submitted via both the Facebook live chat and email. Additional Resources: New Jersey Government has a COVID-19 website with live updates... Read more →