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Funds to be used to replace water, sewer lines along Sussex Avenue GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ – The City of Gloucester was recently awarded $400,000 from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) to be used to replace the water and combined sewer lines along Sussex Avenue between Market Street and Cumberland Street, announced Mayor Daniel Spencer today. “We are appreciative of the DCA’s award and very pleased that our application was so favorably received,” said Spencer. According to Spencer, replacing the water and sewer... Read more →

2020 Symposium on the Future of Libraries Saturday

PHILADELPHIA PA (January 21, 2020)--Philadelphia leaders and innovators will share their visions for the future at three Libraries Transform sessions during the Symposium on the Future of Libraries at the 2020 ALA Midwinter Meeting. Libraries Transform: Civic Innovation, on Saturday January 25th from 8:45 – 10:00am in the Pennsylvania Convention Center Room 201-ABC, considers the future of place, for both established cultural institutions and for new civic spaces activated throughout communities. Anuj Gupta, General Manager of the Reading Terminal Market, will share his experience leading... Read more →

Free public reading of Tough Love

Ridgewood,New Jersey (PR MediaRelease) January, 2020 --New Players Company of Ridgewood, NJ and The New Deal Creative Arts Center of Hyde Park, NY present a free public reading of Tough Love, a new play in development written by playwright Louisa Vilardi. Tough Love is a mix of comedy and drama that explores how much it takes to give up or give in when it comes to marriage and family. Louisa is a writer and theater director originally from Northern New Jersey where she taught high... Read more →


Boutique Rittenhouse Hotel Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Casino Fundraiser to Benefit Action Wellness PHILADELPHIA, PA (January 2020) - Kimpton Hotel Palomar welcomes guests to its eighth annual Glamsino Royale event to benefit Action Wellness on Thursday, February 20 from 6 - 9 p.m. The event is crucial for Action Wellness to raise funds and continue to spread awareness and provide a wide range of services to people living with HIV and other chronic illnesses throughout Philadelphia. This year’s event, Glamsino Royale: Cannes, transforms... Read more →


Gloucestercitynews.net--GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--The Gloucester City High School Class of 1965 is preparing for their 55th class reunion in 2020, and is asking for help in locating any contact information for the following classmates. If you have any information about any of these folks that you could share please contact Frank Carrick at fcarrick@comcast.net or (856) 693-0758. image courtesy of Pinterest Read more →

Camden County College and Rutgers University–Camden Form new Premier Partnership

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – Camden County College and Rutgers University–Camden have formed a new Premier Partnership that aligns the two schools to provide the residents of Camden County and South Jersey a unique opportunity to earn both a Camden County College associate degree and Rutgers baccalaureate degree on the Blackwood and Rutgers–Camden campuses. “This innovative partnership makes higher education more affordable for Camden County College graduates by providing a direct, cohesive route to a Rutgers–Camden bachelor’s degree on our Blackwood campus for under $30,000,” said... Read more →

Military Caregiver Champions Recruited by Hollywood Legends

(NAPSI)—Academy Award winner Tom Hanks is rallying the nation behind America’s military caregivers with help from the legacy of a legend, Bob Hope. Hanks launched the Military Caregiver Champion program with the Elizabeth Dole Foundation to fund resources for the 5.5 million Americans voluntarily caring for a loved one who was wounded, made ill or injured through military service. Hope’s daughter, Linda Hope, was the first to join the campaign, donating $1 million on behalf of the Bob and Dolores Hope Foundation. Tom Hanks, Linda... Read more →

Gloucester Township Police Chaplain Program

GTPD Community Bulletin: Did you know Gloucester Township Police Department has a Chaplain Program? Are you a clergy member who is looking to join the GTPD as a volunteer chaplain? The Gloucester Township Police Department works together in a partnership with qualified religious leaders, regardless of denomination, who are available to respond during a crisis or time of need in providing a more personalized quality of service to the community. The goal is by having the Police & Clergy working together during certain crisis or... Read more →


GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --The Gloucester City High School Class of 1965 will be holding their 55th year reunion at The Kove in Audubon, NJ on Saturday, April 25, 2020. Tickets are $50 per person for a buffet dinner and entertainment. A cash bar will be available. A meet and greet will be held on Friday, April 24 at The Tap Room in Haddon Township. Discounted rooms are available at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill for Friday and/or Saturday nights. We hope to see you... Read more →


Take the Connect 2020 Biking and Walking Survey Help Improve Biking and Walking in Collingswood and Haddon Township Collingswood and Haddon Township are working on a Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. The goal is to develop a bicycle and pedestrian network that helps to further connect the two communities, with a specific focus on travel to the Haddon Avenue corridor. The plan will identify strategies and improvements that will help to create a safe and comfortable multimodal network between Collingswood and Haddon Township that balances... Read more →

CERT Training Teaches Disaster Preparedness, and it's Free

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – In the wake of extreme weather events in the United States and elsewhere, many Americans have become increasingly interested in disaster preparedness and response skills. This March, the Camden County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will offer a free, 20-hour training curriculum to prepare interested Camden County residents to help protect themselves, their family, and their community during a disaster. “The CERT program is an all-risk, all-hazard training designed to help you protect your family and neighbors in the event of... Read more →

Second Annual Atlantic City Women’s March In Boardwalk Hall

Atlantic City, NJ – The Second Annual Atlantic City Women’s March & Rally will take place Atlantic County Freeholder Ashley Bennett on Saturday, January 18, 2020 in Boardwalk Hall at 11:00 AM. Due to concerns about severe weather and high winds ALL the activities will take place inside Boardwalk Hall, Adrian Phillips Theatre, DOORS OPEN AT 11:00 AM. This year’s activities will feature pre rally program with intergenerational organizers leading the way with motivating chants, laughter and song along with inspiring speakers, artistic presentations by... Read more →


Monsignor Bill Hodge performing the Mummers Strut in front of St. Mary's Church, 426 Monmouth Street. (2018 photo by Gus Danks) GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (January 17, 2020)--Monsignor William Hodge, Pastor of St. Mary Parish in Gloucester City, Charlie Kain, President of the New Jersey Irish Society, and Mayor Dan Spencer has announced plans are underway for the Fifth Annual St. Mary Parish St. Patrick’s Parade. The parade will be held on SUNDAY, MARCH 1st, 2020 at 1:00 PM sharp. THERE IS NO RAIN/SNOW DATE. Registration... Read more →

Impact100 South Jersey to Award $186,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits

January , 2020 Impact100 South Jersey announced that it will award $186,000 in grants to local nonprofits as a result of it’s fall 2019 collective giving membership drive. Members gathered at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Cherry Hill on Wednesday, Jan 8th for the Big Reveal and celebration. The event was held to share the number of members who joined and the total raised for grantmaking in 2020. This brings the total funds raised collectively by Impact100 South Jersey members to $415,000 since 2017. “The goal... Read more →

The InLiquid Benefit Twenty-Twenty

Everyone is a Collector - January 31st + February 1st, 2020 - At the Crane Arts Icebox Project Space PHILADELPHIA, PA--InLiquid will be celebrating its 20th anniversary year as they host their annual benefit and silent auction on January 31st and February 1st, 2020. ​Friday, January 31st will be the special VIP Preview night. Saturday, February 1st will begin with a special open-to-the-public Family Day and Saturday evening, the Main Event will conclude the annual soiree. ​The honorary chairs will be Brigit Brust and Jamie... Read more →

Feel like you’re stuck in a rut in life?

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 16, 2020)--Feel like you just don’t have what you need to live the life God has called you too? This years annual prayer & praise night theme is from 1st Peter 1:3, "WE HAVE ALL WE NEED" and will feature short testimonies of physical healing, healing from grief, recovery from financial ruin and homelessness, and freedom from anxiety and addiction. Epiphany Church and Highland Park Church invite you to join us for our second annual night of prayer and praise 5... Read more →

GTPD Community Bulletin: Emergency Needs Preparedness Registry

Many people may need extra help during a time of emergency including people who: • Use life support systems such as oxygen, respirator, ventilator, dialysis, pacemaker, or are insulin dependent; • Have mobility disabilities and use a wheelchair, scooter, walker, cane, or other mobility device; • Are visually impaired, blind, hard of hearing, or deaf; • Have speech, cognitive, developmental or mental health disabilities; or • Use assistive animals or prosthesis. The Gloucester Township Police Department (GTPD) has created a voluntary Gloucester Township Emergency Preparedness... Read more →

6 Top Environmental Issues You Need to Worry About in 2020 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 15, 2020)--Most people are aware that the environment is changing; after all, it’s almost impossible to avoid all the new stories about climate change and how the ice caps are melting, and huge hurricanes are on the way. But how many people really understand what is happening to the natural world around them and the impact it will have on their future, not to mention their children’s future? Probably not that many. That being said, the environmental issues that our world faces today are... Read more →

BUSINESS: Alex Hogan Assigned as General Assignment Reporter for FoxNews

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FOX News Channel (FNC) has signed WFMZ-TV, an independent television station, reporter Alex Hogan as a general assignment reporter. She begins her new role today. Since 2017, Hogan has served as a morning news reporter and fill-in anchor for WFMZ-TV in Allentown, Pennsylvania. In this capacity, Hogan covered various breaking news stories, including the trial of Bill Cosby, the 2017 Cosmo Dinardo murders and the 2018 Allentown car bombing. Previously, Hogan worked as a general assignment reporter for CBS affiliate WTAJ-TV covering the... Read more →

Philadelphia & The Countryside Calendar Of Events

Festivals, Exhibitions And Events In The Greater Philadelphia Region Now Through JANUARY 2020 Two men pose in front of a Philadelphia mural of Martin Luther King Jr. The region is home to the U.S.'s largest day of service honoring the civil rights hero, with tens of thousands of volunteers participating each January. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, January 21, 2020 — Photo by Visit Philadelphia Through January 19, 2020 JACOBLY SATTERWHITE: ROOM FOR LIVING. A multidisciplinary artist embraces the role of provocateur with... Read more →

Happenings and Events in Gloucester City and Surrounding Communities

The Neighbors United Designer Bag Bingo & Basket Auction will be Saturday, February 1 from 6 to 10 p.m. Doors will open at 5 p.m. at the Pine Grove Civic Association hall on Jersey Avenue, Gloucester City. Bring family and friends for a great night out. Grab snacks and beverages. Complimentary desserts and coffee. Ice will be provided. Tickets are $30 but are on sale for $25 through January 15. All bingo games will be regular bingo or four corners except for the two special... Read more →

Gloucester Township Introduces Recycle Coach App

Gloucester Township, NJ – Gloucester Township is excited to introduce Recycle Coach, a user- friendly application designed to provide residents with important recycling information customized to their specific address. The app features a personalized garbage and recycling calendar, a database that explains what is and is NOT recyclable, as well as local disposal information for thousands of household items. “As a community that is committed to recycling and sustainability, I am thrilled to announce that we now provide a resource that helps our residents recycle... Read more →

New Jersey American Water Announces Tenth Annual First Responder Grant Program

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (January 8, 2020) – Recognizing the bravery and commitment of volunteer firefighters and first responders, New Jersey American Water announces its 2020 grant program for volunteer fire departments and emergency responders (e.g., ambulance and first aid squads) located within the company’s service areas. “We are proud to continue to support the brave men and women who volunteer their time and risk their lives to protect our communities. This program is just one way we say thank you to these everyday heroes,” said... Read more →

Gloucester Township Celebrates 325th Anniversary!

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--June 2020 marks the 325th anniversary since Gloucester Township’s incorporation in 1695. Gloucester Township has big plans to celebrate its anniversary with various exciting events that will continue throughout the year to celebrate the past, present, and future of our town. The township along with members of our community’s service organizations are currently coordinating activities to celebrate this commemorative event. To kick off the anniversary festivities, we will be hosting an anniversary parade in early May as a way to commemorate our town’s... Read more →

January, February and March Events in Philadelphia & The Surrounding Area

January 7–19, 2020 THE BAND’S VISIT. One of the most Tony-award winning musicals in history makes a stop at the Academy of Music as part of the Broadway Philadelphia series. (215) 893-1999, kimmelcenter.org January 10 & 11, 2020 DRUMLINE LIVE. The energy, rhythm and musicality of the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) marching bands hit center stage at the Merriam Theater. (215) 893-1999, kimmelcenter.org January 14 – 19, 2020 32nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL OF BLACKS IN DANCE. The Philadelphia Dance Company (PHILADANCO) continues... Read more →

Michelle Yampolsky and Matthew Gomez Married

Michelle Ness Yampolsky and Matthew Alfred Gomez were married Dec. 31 in New York. Cantor Laura Stein officiated at One Hanover Square, an events space. The couple met at Rutgers, from which both graduated. Ms. Yampolsky-Gomez, 29, is the senior marketing manager at Essence, a digital media agency in New York. She is the daughter of Yana Fridman Yampolsky and Henry Yampolsky of Livingston, N.J. The bride’s father works in New York as a senior customer solutions manager in the financial services division of Amazon... Read more →

January Polar Bear Plunge in The Wildwoods

Join in the fun of a January Polar Bear Plunge at the Wildwoods Convention Center and the Wildwoods Beach! Registration begins at 10 a.m. Plunge begins at 1 p.m. Event supports training and competition for more than 25,000 athletes of Special Olympics New Jersey. For more information, call 609.896.8000 or visit http://www.NJPolarPlunge.org. Read more →

12 New Jersey Residents Win Heartlander's Gift Cards to Spot Marketplace in Vineland

(VINELAND, NJ – January 6, 2020) – Shopping this holiday season was made a little easier for twelve New Jersey residents. The dozen lucky New Jersey Heartlander’s to win a $25 gift card to The Spot Marketplace in Vineland, NJ, included: Terry Pettit of Minotola Alison Auble of Linwood Frank Copeland of Blackwood Ernestine Ryan of Waterford Works Anita McMasters Sneddon of Gloucester City Nate Snyder of Vineland Cynthia Bodden of Millville Rose Amoroso of Williamstown Angie Tarr of Clarksboro Beth Accordino of Clarksboro Michelle... Read more →

Dillion Rodney, of Pemberton Reenlists for Continued Service in NY Army National Guard

LATHAM, NY (01/03/2020)-- Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General, announces the recent reenlistment of members of the State National Guard in recognition of their continuing commitment to serve community, state and nation as part of the Army National Guard. Staff Sergeant Dillion Rodney from Pemberton, N.J. reenlisted to continue service with the Battery B, 1-258th Field Artillery. "It's great to see Soldiers staying in the Army and continuing to serve their State and Nation in the New York Army National Guard," Shields said. "The... Read more →

Pet of the Week: Stax

STAX This handsome hunk is about 3 years old and is ready to find his forever home. He has wrinkles for days and has the best smile around! He enjoys rolling in the grass and hanging out with his volunteer buddies. Adopt Stax today at the Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center. Read more →

Free Table Games Dealer Training at Harrrahs Philly

Join Caesars Entertainment, one of the world's top entertainment companies. Event is open to 18 years of age or older Our award winning team is on a mission to inspire grownups to play and we want you to come join the fun. Harrah’s Philadelphia will be hosting a Free Table Games Dealer Training Hiring Event on Friday January 3rd from 4:30PM to 5:30PM & Wedensday January 8th from 4:30PM to 5:30PM. Our Job Fair will be held on the 6th floor at Harrah’s Philadelphia inside... Read more →

Kraft Hockeyville™ USA is Back! Your Community Could Win $150,000

PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kraft Hockeyville™ USA is back again this year to find America’s most-spirited hockey community. Together with the National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA), Kraft Heinz is looking to crown one hockey community in America with the Kraft Hockeyville™ USA 2020 title, award $150,000 in rink upgrades along with $10,000 worth of hockey equipment through the NHLPA Goals & Dreams program, and provide the chance to host an NHL® Pre-Season Game in their community rink. “The incredible... Read more →

Seeing the new Star Wars? Be careful what you wish for

Study surveyed people before and after they saw The Last Jedi Newswise — COLUMBUS, Ohio – How much you enjoy the new Star Wars movie will depend a lot on your expectations going in, a new study suggests. Researchers surveyed 441 people before and after they saw the last episode in the popular franchise, Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi, released in 2017. They wanted to see how audiences’ expectations affected their actual enjoyment of the movie. The findings suggest that it is probably best... Read more →