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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 →


I-295 northbound lane closure tomorrow to begin installation of temporary Browning Road Bridge

Alternating traffic necessary on Browning Road during bridge installation (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a lane closure on I-295 northbound and alternating traffic on Browning Road tomorrow, Friday, July 30 to begin installation of the temporary Browning Road Bridge as part of the Direct Connection project in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 6 a.m. Friday, July 30 until 2 p.m., NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc. is scheduled to close the westbound lane on Browning Road between Ivy Ridge Road and Victory Drive with alternating traffic using the eastbound lane. The closure is necessary to... Read more →


AMERICAN LEGION STATE PLAYOFFS: Brooklawn Knocked Out by Allentown

WOOD-RIDGE JULY 29, 2021)— Fresh off winning its first Mercer County American Legion League title this summer, the Allentown Legion baseball team went after its first state title Wednesday night (July 28, 2021)at the Wood-Ridge Athletic Complex. Manager Sahil Thakur’s squad brought home the MCALL’s third state crown since 1997 by defeating the state’s most successful team, Brooklawn Post 72, 5-2. Minus the 2020 coronavirus-canceled season, the MCALL has placed teams in four straight Final 8 championship games, winning the state title with Hopewell Post 339 in 2017, Broad Street Park Post 313 in 2018 and now Allentown. Allentown (22-3)... Read more →


To: Mr. Ackley, Gloucester City Housing Office, Acting Mayor Patrick Keating, and Members of City Council

How much more can a person take in this town before , we just say the hell with it and leave ! I never missed a tax payment in 25 years , volunteered for many , many things in town, organized and played free concerts for the string band in the park . Why can't we get this house cleaned up? It's being sub- leased which I told you in person, you said blame King Phil ?????? I cannot even sit in my backyard without getting eaten alive by bugs !!! I have spent 100 plus dollars spraying especially in... Read more →


Great Entertainment Coming to Gloucester City Saturday

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews.net)(July 29, 2021)--New Jersey Who's Got Talent Music and Networking is coming to Soul Food Profection, 738 Market Street, Gloucester City on Saturday, July 31 between the hours of 2PM and 8 PM. The entertainment for the day will consist of performers from the South Jersey area. Darryl Watson and K.Trillz Thursday we asked Darryl Watson, and K.Trillz , the organizers of the show why they chose Gloucester City, a small community of 11,200 to stage the venue? "We were looking for place to showcase local talent from the South Jersey/Philadelphia... Read more →


How did a bunch of little things turn into a “BIG THING” in our community?

Hanging flower baskets on Monmouth Street are still hanging with dead flowers for the past 5 weeks. Welcome to Gloucester signs are not maintained sending a negative message to people coming into our town. Litter laws have to be enforced in parking lots of retail stores especially on Broadway. Every year the city has to be reminded to hang the Betsy Ross Flags along our Riverfront Park. This is not done yet in 2021. Put your recyclables out in a proper container with a lid to prevent neighborhood litter. Teak benches on Freedom Pier should be reinstalled on stronger brackets.... Read more →


Jefferson Health - New Jersey Ranked ‘High Performing’ in 7 Clinical Categories In U.S. News & World Report 2021-2022 ‘Best Hospitals’

July 29, 2021 (Voorhees, NJ) -- Jefferson Health - New Jersey has been ranked as “High Performing” in seven clinical categories in the just-released “Best Hospitals” ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Its “High Performing” areas are: Congestive Heart Failure, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Colon Cancer Surgery, Diabetes, Knee Replacement, Kidney Failure, and Stroke. Comprised of three acute care hospitals located in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township, Jefferson Health - New Jersey is also “Recognized in Southern New Jersey” in the rankings for its high-quality care. Jefferson NJ President & Chief Operating Officer Brian Sweeney says the... Read more →


Dunkin and Scholarship America Announce Winners of the Philadelphia Regional Scholarships

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(July 29, 2021)--Dunkin' and its greater Philadelphia-area franchisees, in partnership with Scholarship America, today announced the recipients of its 12th annual Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program. The program helps high school seniors and college students in Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and Kent and New Castle counties in Delaware pursue a part-time or full-time undergraduate degree at the institution of their choice. Students were selected from more than 900 applicants based on their academic record, demonstrated leadership, and proven commitment to their school and local community. Dunkin’ and its franchisees in the greater Philadelphia-area will award these recipients with a... Read more →


Deptford Doctor Profiled in Magazine: Fighting for Herself, and Others

: [DEPTFORD, N.J., July 28, 2021] When her first migraine attack happened at age 23, Courtney White, MD, was upset--but not that surprised. White had regarded her health like a ticking time bomb: all of the women in her family experience migraine attacks. Even though she knew what to expect from seeing family members cope and was a medical student comfortable advocating for her health, it took years to find strategies that helped. Today, White is a neurologist and headache specialist currently serving as a fellow at the Jefferson Headache Center in Philadelphia, one of the top headache centers in... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Chief Recognized Nationally by L.E.A.D.

Allentown, NJ, July 22, 2021– LEAD - Law Enforcement Against Drugs and Violence , a national nonprofit organization committed to protecting children from the risks of drugs and violence, awarded L.E.A.D. Police Chief David Harkins of Gloucester Township Police Department its ‘Host Agency Award.’ “We want to congratulate Chief Harkins on demonstrating excellent commitment and service to the L.E.A.D. organization throughout the United States,” said Nick DeMauro, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of L.E.A.D. “We specifically commend him on participating in the 5th Annual 21st Century Drug and Violence Prevention Training Conference and Summit.” Supported by dedicated police officers,... Read more →


53-Year-Old Assault Victim from Camden City Dies from Injuries

Camden City N.J.(July 27, 2021) – Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Metro Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez reported an assault victim has died as a result of injuries inflicted during a July 6th attack. On Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at approximately 9:12 a.m., Camden County Metro Police were dispatched to the area of 7th and Pine Street for report of an aggravated assault. On their arrival, officers found Edward Dupont, 53, of Camden, unconscious at the scene. Witnesses reported Dupont was struck in the head by an unknown male, causing Dupont to fall off his bicycle... Read more →


Acelero Learning Expanding its Reach Within South Jersey

New York, NY – Acelero Learning is expanding its reach within four areas of Camden, New Jersey. Newly awarded a $5.3 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services, starting in September, Acelero will begin serving an additional 362 children (ages birth to five) and their families within the Boroughs of Clementon, Lindenwold, and Berlin, as well as within the City of Camden City. Since first becoming an EHS grantee in Camden in 2005, Acelero Learning has developed the premier birth-to-five program in the greater Camden/Philadelphia area and was named one of the top five Head Start programs... Read more →


Herbert Raymond "Smokey" Read, of Blackwood, Vietnam War Naval Veteran, Northrop Grumman Retiree

Blackwood – On Saturday, July 24, 2021. Age 78. Smokey, as everyone knew him started his life in Portland, Oregon. He was born to the Late Herbert Read Sr. & Thelma Read on March 5, 1943. Smokey was the 3rd born child and had 6 sisters and 1 brother: Beth (late Don) Murdock, Ruthie (Jim) Hasting, Mary (Jim) Jinkins, Marlene (Tom) Hammerschith, Larry (Dottie) Read, Terri (Mike) Peterson, and the Late Barbara Ault. He was also a beloved brother-in-law to Pauline Schusko, Paul Fowler (Marge), Barbara Masiko, Marcella Stoltz, the late Charles Stoltz, John Masiko, Ray Schusko, and the late... Read more →


Glen Long, aka “Bless,” Leader of South Jersey/Philly Drug Trafficking Gang Arrested

CAMDEN CITY, N.J.(JULY – A leader of a drug trafficking organization operating in southern New Jersey and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was arrested after previously being charged for his role in a drug distribution conspiracy, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced today. Glen Long, aka “Bless,” 27, of Philadelphia, made his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Karen M. Williams in Camden federal court later today. Long was charged in March 2021 with one count of conspiring to distribute crystal methamphetamine and heroin. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: Using undercover agents, consensual recordings, controlled... Read more →


Jefferson Health - New Jersey Wins Project SEARCH '100% Outcomes Award'

Jefferson Health - New Jersey has been named the winner of an international Project SEARCH “100% Outcomes Award” for its highly successful internship program for young adults with disabilities. The presentation took place at the recent Virtual Project SEARCH International Conference. Project SEARCH is an international work-transition program that teaches job skills to young adults with autism and other developmental disabilities over the course of a school year, with a new group of student interns starting each fall. There are 623 Project SEARCH Programs in 47 states and nine countries. This marked the fourth time Jefferson Health’s program has been... Read more →


Muhlenberg College Scholar-Athlete Zachary Lill Named to Academic Honor Roll

ALLENTOWN, PA (07/26/2021)-- Seventy-two Muhlenberg College student-athletes, including Zachary Lill of Medford (08055), were recognized for their performance in the classroom and on the field, court, track and course with their selection to the Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll for the spring 2021 season. To be named to the Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must be a sophomore or higher in class standing and carry at least a 3.40 cumulative grade-point average through the end of the Fall 2020 semester. In addition, 19 Mules were named to the Academic All-Centennial team for earning spots on the Academic Honor Roll and... Read more →


Al DiGiacomo, 93, of Audubon/Camden City

Albert A. DiGiacomo, on July 25, 2021, of Audubon, formerly of Camden. Age 93. Beloved husband of the late Mary. Devoted father of Albert (Mariann), Linda Koehl (Wayne), Carol Souder (Bob), Joann (Amy Nase), Frank (Kathleen Citera) and Michael (Julie) DiGiacomo and the late Donna Catrambone. Loving grandfather of 16 and great-grandfather of 12. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Albert enjoyed dancing at the Single Parents Club and Brooklawn dances. He loved doing puzzles, going to the beach and most of all, spending time with his family. There will be a visitation from 9:45am to 10:45am on Friday... Read more →


Help Us Restock Our Toy Closet! Support Cooper's Child Life Program

Join The Cooper Foundation and Cooper’s Child Life Program by supporting holiday cheer halfway through the year! Your donation will provide comfort and joy to our littlest patients. Toys, games, movies, and craft supplies help children cope with unfamiliar hospital surroundings and procedures. Cooper’s Child Life specialists work with children of all ages, and their families, to help them manage the challenges of illness and injury. You can support the Child Life Program by purchasing items from our Amazon Wish List. No time to shop? You can also donate $25, $50 or $75 and we will purchase one of the... Read more →


Upcoming Events Coming to Gloucester City:

Rotary Night at Vitale's Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 4 PM Vitale's Italian Bistro | Gloucester City **** New Jersey Who's Got Talent Saturday, July 31st coming to Chosen Soul Profection 738 Market Street, Gloucester City, NJ Come Join us for a day of family fun , entertainment from New Jersey best entertainers as well as bbq and soulfood. 738 Market Street, Gloucester City NJ About this Event July 31st from 2-8 is New Jersey Who's Got Talent and music networking event. A day filled some the best artist and entertainers New Jersey has to offer as well as over... Read more →


A CNBNews OPRA Request for the Police Weekly Call Log Uncovers 491 Incidents Between June 29-July 7

UPDATED EDITOR'S NOTE: The information below, including a previous article about the large crowd of people, congregated at the Chosen Profection Soul Food on July 3 was obtained from an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) request submitted by CNBNews. The police department stopped issuing a weekly crime report some time ago. As such we requested the release of the department's Activity Log for the period of June 29 through July 7, 2021. From the 491 incidents that were listed on the 103 pages we received, we were able to compile the list of crimes and other incidents that appear below.... Read more →


How Sports Betting Got to be Popular Amid the Covid-19 Pandemic 

The Coronavirus widespread constrained the suspension of the NBA MLB, NHL, and proficient soccer seasons and the through and through the cancellation of the NCAA Walk Franticness tournament. The Tokyo Olympics have been delayed until at slightest 2021. So what are sports bettors wagering on now? If there are constrained sports to bet on, sports betting will endure. With suspended and canceled occasions and competitions, discourses amid the webinar highlighted the re-emergence of the apparition and fake recreations, weight on inviting entertainments, lower associations, and modern sports. Esports and online competitions took off amid the widespread. Limited travel openings brought... 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 →


Edward Rieger, of Swedesboro; Brooklawn Bartender, Local 676 Member, Retired from John D. Lawrence

Eddie "Ruff House" Rieger They called him “Ruff House.” Eddie, age 73, bounced and bartended at the Ferry Slip Inn. For fun he’d let patrons punch him; as hard as they could they were more likely to injure their hands than the rough house. But he was just as generous as he was tough: come payday he’d buy the bar rounds more than a few times at Fiorile’s. As a Father he wasn’t the strictest; no bedtimes and a bottomless pocket of change for the arcade and candy, but he raised quality boys. Eddie was the favorite Uncle to all... Read more →


Gloucester City Business Owner Hosts Party for 200 People; Crowd Caused A Fracas, Blocked Traffic on Market St.

Looking east on Market Street from Broadway towards the railroad tracks. The Chosen Profection Soul Food store is on the right inside the yellow circle. Members of the Gloucester City Police Department responded to two calls to that location on July 3. According to GCPD Activity docket the first time the police responded was 8:47 PM, the caller said there was a large crowd of people standing outside the store; some of the people were underage and they were drinking alcohol. Two hours later, the crowd had grown to 200 people. (Photo credit Google Maps and Brianna) William E. Cleary... Read more →


NJDEP WILL PURSUE CLEANUP OF LOWER HACKENSACK AS A FEDERAL SUPERFUND SITE

COMMISSIONER LATOURETTE ANNOUNCES SUPERFUND DESIGNATION WOULD BE FIRST OF ITS KIND FOR NEW JERSEY, SPURRING REMEDIATION OF 23-MILE STRETCH OF RIVER TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette today was joined by Congressional leaders and local officials in announcing that the State will pursue the cleanup of the Lower Hackensack River as a federal Superfund site. This would be the first time that a New Jersey river itself would be proposed for Superfund listing and marks a critical step toward remediation of river sediments contaminated with mercury, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and other pollutants from past... Read more →


Winslow Township Supermarket Bank Robbers Arrested

Camden, N.J. – Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer, Acting Runnemede Police Chief William Sampolski, and Winslow Township Police Chief George Smith announce an arrest this week in two supermarket bank robberies that occurred in Camden County on July 13th and 16th, respectively. On July 13, 2021, Chris Leblanc allegedly entered the Acme Supermarket, located at 501 East Evesham Rd. in Runnemede, went directly to the Citizens Bank located inside the supermarket, and passed a note to the teller. In the note, he demanded cash in specific denominations and threatened to shoot the teller, if she did not comply.... Read more →


James D. McCrimmon "JD", of Bellmawr, 64

James D. McCrimmon "JD", on July 21, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 64. Lifelong partner of Darlean Emes. Devoted father of Christopher. Dear brother of Grace Havers (the late Patrick). Uncle to Dalton Jetter. James worked for Local Union 332 and retired in 2019. There will be a visitation from 6pm to 8pm on Wednesday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial Service 8pm at the Funeral Home. Interment private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 1851 Old Cuthbert Road, Cherry Hill NJ, 08034 (www.cancer.org). Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Battleship New Jersey Receives $512,339 Grant from American Rescue Plan

Norcross Announces More Than $512K for Battleship New Jersey CAMDEN, NJ – Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced that the Battleship New Jersey has been awarded a $512,339 grant from the Small Business Administrations (SBA) Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program. Thanks to the American Rescue Plan, this grant provides emergency assistance for eligible venues affected by COVID-19. Gloucestercitynews.net files “It is an honor for South Jersey to be home to the most decorated battleship in U.S. history, stationed right across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, where our country was founded 244 years ago,” said Congressman Norcross. “This past... Read more →


Cooper University Health Care Critical Care Physician R. Phillip Dellinger, MD, Honored

With NJHA Lifetime Achievement Award NJHA Board Chair Doug Struyk (right) presents Dr. Dellinger with his award. (CAMDEN, NJ) - R. Phillip Dellinger, MD, senior critical care attending at Cooper University Health Care, director of the Cooper Research Institute, and professor of medicine and distinguished scholar at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, was honored with the New Jersey Hospital Association’s Lifetime Achievement, Clinical Excellence Award. He was among 14 individuals and organizations honored for exemplary service to the people of New Jersey during the COVID-19 pandemic at an awards ceremony on July 15. “Dr. Dellinger has had a remarkable... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins Honored

Awarded L.E.A.D. ‘Host Agency Award’ Local Police Officer Recognized Nationally by L.E.A.D. for His Dedication Toward Participating in Annual Drug and Violence Prevention Training Conferences Allentown, NJ, July 22, 2021– Law Enforcement Against Drugs and Violence (L.E.A.D.), a national nonprofit organization committed to protecting children from the risks of drugs and violence, awarded L.E.A.D. Police Chief David Harkins of Gloucester Township Police Department its ‘Host Agency Award.’ “We want to congratulate Chief Harkins on demonstrating excellent commitment and service to the L.E.A.D. organization throughout the United States,” said Nick DeMauro, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of L.E.A.D. “We specifically... Read more →


-295 northbound lane closure rescheduled for next Friday to begin installation

In of temporary Browning Road Bridge Temporary bridge to be used while new Browning Road Bridge is built (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the I-295 northbound lane closure that was scheduled for tomorrow, has been rescheduled to next Friday, July 30. The lane closure is necessary to begin installation of the temporary Browning Road Bridge as part of the Direct Connection project in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, July 30 until 2 p.m., NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc. is scheduled to close the right lane on I-295 northbound just past the... Read more →


Jefferson Health - NJ Infusion Center Lobby Named in Honor of SJ Man

The welcome lobby at the Medical Oncology & Infusion Center at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township was recently dedicated in memory of the late Ronald “Ronnie” Dandrea of Vineland, NJ. Dandrea passed away in April 2020 from pancreatic cancer at age 58. Lifelong friends Daniel and Lisa Falasca of Haddonfield, NJ, wanted to honor his life and legacy, and carry on his charitable spirit with a generous gift to Jefferson Health – New Jersey. “We chose to honor Ronnie’s legacy as a reminder to those who are battling cancer. Each time a patient walks through the front... Read more →


Late Night Road Rage Incident in Gloucester Township Leads to Two Suspects Arrested

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (July 21)--On July 19, at approximately 10:15 pm, Gloucester Township Police responded to the area of Erial Road and Garwood Road, in the Erial section of the Township for a reported road rage incident where a handgun was brandished. The victim was able to provide the Gloucester Township Police Communications Center with a vehicle description and license plate number. Responding officers located the vehicle traveling on Erial Road near College Drive. Due to the report of a handgun being brandished, Officers conducted a high-risk traffic stop on the vehicle. The male driver and female passenger were detained... Read more →


PINE HILL POLICE HOSTING 'National Night Out Movie Night' Tuesday, August 3...You're Invited!

PLEASE JOIN US PINE HILL, NJ --Everyone is invited to join us for the Annual National Night Out being held at Overbrook High School on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. The event is sponsored by organizations within the Borough of Pine Hill, including the Pine Hill Police Department, Pine Hill Municipal Alliance, Pine Hill School District, Hope Chapel of Pine Hill, Volunteers of America DV and many others. The Pine Hill Police Department has hosted a large National Night Out event for over ten years, with the exception of 2020 due to COVID-19, bringing together a wide variety of social service... Read more →


Voorhees Theatre Company presents Moana JR

Performances July 29-31 are Culmination of Youth Theatre Camp VOORHEES, N.J., July 9, 2021 –The Voorhees Theatre Company (VTC) will present Disney Moana, JR. July 29-31, at Voorhees Middle School. The performances are the culmination of the theater company’s summer camp program, involving 65 children in grades three to nine from communities throughout South Jersey. Adapted from the 2016 Disney animated film, Moana JR. features all the beloved songs from the film, written by Tony®, GRAMMY, Emmy, and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Lin-Manuel Miranda, Opetaia Foa’i, and Mark Mancina, including “How Far I’ll Go,” “Shiny,” and “You’re Welcome.” This thrilling and... Read more →


TO THE POINT: Camden barbers become trusted messengers of COVID-19 vaccine importance

Thanks to an innovative campaign led by Rutgers University–Camden and the Center For Family Services. CAMDEN CITY, NJ– Barbershop owners in Camden – like in many U.S. cities – are known as key influencers in the city, their shops being hubs of community conversation and information. True to form, a group of Camden barbers have now taken on the role of community ambassadors for the safety and importance of the COVID-19 vaccine, thanks to an innovative new awareness campaign led by Rutgers University–Camden and the Center For Family Services in Camden. Sponsored by New Jersey Health Initiatives (NJHI), a statewide... Read more →


NJ Dept of Transportation: Route 42 lane and ramp closures Thursday night

Signed detours will be in place overnight (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced lane and ramp closures on Route 42 on Thursday night as the Missing Moves project between I-295 and Route 42 advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tomorrow, Thursday, July 22, until 6 a.m. Friday, July 23, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close two lanes on Route 42 southbound from just before the I-295 overpass (mile post 14.2) through the NJ Turnpike overpass (mile post 13.5). The left lane on Route 42 northbound also will be closed... Read more →


State Wants Illegal Dump in Camden City Shut-Down

Acting AG Bruck, DEP Commissioner LaTourette Take Action to Force Immediate Clean-Up of Contamination from Illegal Waste Dump in Camden photo provided Amended Complaint | Brief in Support of Order to Show Cause TRENTON – Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced today that the State is asking a court to require immediate action to clean up an illegal dump site in the City of Camden. The State’s action comes after recent DEP inspections found that a massive pile of contaminated solid waste, soil and debris on the site is... Read more →


NJ American Water Announces $950,000 Grant for Parkside Business and Community

Funds Awarded Through State’s Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit Program CAMDEN, N.J. – July 20, 2021— New Jersey American Water today announced the awarding of $950,000 in Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit (NRTC) funding to Parkside Business and Community in Partnership (PBCIP) of Camden. The funding, which was announced in coordination with the state’s Department of Community Affairs (DCA), will be used for projects aimed at improving housing and economic development opportunities in Camden’s Parkside neighborhood. “For over a decade, New Jersey American Water has participated in the state’s innovative NRTC program to provide funding to transformational projects in several of the... Read more →


NJ Lottery Announces Claimed Prizes over $1 Million  

TRENTON (July 20, 2021) – The New Jersey Lottery is happy to announce all prizes over $1 million that have been claimed anonymously between April 1, 2021 and June 30, 2021. Players who win $599.99 or less from the New Jersey Lottery can cash their winning prize at any of the Lottery’s nearly 7,000 retailers. Players who win $600.00 or more must file a claim with the Division of Lottery. Each month, the Division of Lottery receives approximately 4,000 claims. Transparency and integrity are vitally important to the New Jersey Lottery. In the interest of maintaining that transparency, below are... Read more →


THINGS TO DO IN CAMDEN COUNTY

Deadline to Purchase A Memorial Paver in Memory of a Lost Loved One Approaching Remembrance & Hope Vigil Planned for August 31st The Camden County Remembrance and Hope Memorial at Timber Creek Park in Gloucester Township is offering a place for reflection to the families who have lost a loved one to the disease of addiction, showing them that they are not alone. Pavers are being offered as part of the Remembrance and Hope Memorial to honor the lives lost. Please note pavers are available all year long but will not be completed and installed until August of each year.... Read more →


Camden County Summer Events

The Spanish Harlem Orchestra Keeps the Sunset Jazz Series Going Jazz Up Your Evening with the Next Performance in the Sunset Jazz Series The Camden County Board of Commissioners welcomes you to the Sunset Jazz Series on Monday, July 26th at Wiggins Waterfront with Spanish Harlem Orchestra. The concert is free to attend and starts at 7 PM. Spanish Harlem Orchestra is a Latin dance music orchestra based in the United States, founded by Aaron Levinson and Oscar Hernandez. Their debut album was released in October 2002. Read More. Free Fitness Classes This Summer Feel the Burn this Summer with... Read more →


Some Thoughts on the Cancellation of Gloucester City's Police Department Weekly Crime Report

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews https://gloucestercitynews.net In June residents were telling us there were several larcenies committed in Gloucester City. Since the City Police Department has stopped issuing weekly crime reports we asked the police to release their records about that crime over a period of two to three weeks. We were told to submit an OPRA request for that information. Instead of asking for the number of thefts over a three-week period, we narrowed it down to just one week. The OPRA was submitted on June 28. Because of the 4th of July holiday and the city offices... Read more →


Motor Vehicle Strikes Pedestrian on Rt. 73, Maple Shade, Pronounced Dead at the Scene

MAPLE SHADE NJ (July 19, 2021)--Sunday, July 18, at 0159 hours the Maple Shade Police Department responded to a pedestrian versus motor vehicle crash at Route 73 North near Willow Road. The pedestrian was determined to be deceased at the scene (Victim's identification is being withheld pending notification to a family member). Driver of the vehicle stayed on location and is cooperating with the investigation. At this time the investigation is ongoing by the Maple Shade Police Department. The New Jersey Department of Transportation, New Jersey State Police Police Incident Command and the Mount Laurel Fire Department assisted with traffic... Read more →


The Gloucester Township Community Outreach Truck is Back! 

Our first location will be tomorrow (Monday) July 19th at the back of East Meadowbrook Circle off of Jarvis Road between 1:30 PM and 4 PM! The rest of this week the COT will be utilized for two private school functions, but next week we'll announce several locations in our neighborhoods! Stop out for some fun playing outdoor games like corn-hole, football catch, and Frisbee toss, or step inside the COT truck to play some video games with our GTPD Officers ! Be on the lookout for our COT Officers coming to a neighborhood near you, we're planning on having... Read more →


Most Precious Blood Parish Virtual Cathedral Organ Recital

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm On Wednesday, July 21 at 2 PM, David Doan, Pastoral Musician from Most Precious Blood Parish, West Collingswood, will present a virtual recital to celebrate the pipe organ’s return to service, which has spanned 100 years! Hear the beautiful sounds of our Camden Cathedral pipe organ! Monthly virtual recitals showcase the instrument with talented musicians from around our diocese. Watch and listen to this recital via livestream at: Facebook.com/camdendiocese; and YouTube.com/camdendiocese; Twitter.com/camdendiocese Read more →


Scars of Blue: A Story of the Heart and Soul of the Person Behind the Badge written by Local Cop Chad Holland

Amazon.com: Scars of Blue: A story of Policing, Corruption, Mental Health, and Survival written by Chad Holland About the Author Chad Holland (photo) served for nearly two decades with the Brooklawn, Somerdale, and the notoriously dangerous Camden, New Jersey police departments-surviving on instincts, training, and the love and trust of his partners. The eldest of four brothers, Chad was born in Philadelphia, Pa, and spent his adolescent and teenage years growing up in Brooklawn, NJ. Chad has two grown sons. Chad J, from his prior marriage, and Jacob. He currently reside in New Jersey. --This text refers to the paperback... Read more →


Bank inside Winslow ShopRite Supermarket Robbed by White Male Friday Night

Camden City, N.J. – Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Winslow Township Police Chief George Smith announce a second investigation this week into a bank robbery, which was reported at approximately 7:00 p.m. on July 16, 2021. The suspect is a white male, who entered the Shoprite Supermarket located at 542 Berlin Cross Keys Road in Winslow. He is alleged to have placed some items into a shopping basket and then approached a teller at the PNC Bank, which was located inside the supermarket. The male then passed a note to the teller demanding money in specific denominations.... Read more →


Lindenwold DayCare Worker Arrested for Attempted Murder of One-Year-Old

Camden, NJ – Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Lindenwold Borough Police Chief Michael P. McCarthy, reported that 21-year-old Maggie Fruit of Somerdale, was charged Thursday with First Degree Attempted Murder and Third Degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child for physically assaulting a 1-year-old child, at a daycare center located on the 600 block of Chews Landing Road in Lindenwold on July 15, 2021. At approximately 1:41 p.m., Camden County Central Communications received a 9-1-1 call in reference to a child being abused at the daycare center. When officers from the Lindenwold Police Department arrived at the... Read more →


A Good Woman Stops to Help at Atlantic City Crash Scene, Struck and Killed

For Immediate Release: On July 14, 2021, a Good Samaritan who stopped to assist a motorist involved in a motor vehicle crash was struck and killed. At 9:48 pm, patrol officers responded to U.S. Route 30 near mile marker 55 in the east bound lanes for a report of a motor vehicle crash. An investigation revealed that a Jeep sport-utility vehicle being operated by a woman, 35, from Atlantic City, struck the center median and became disabled in the left lane of travel. Several vehicles stopped to assist in the removal of the woman from the vehicle. A Toyota Camry,... Read more →