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' The RUN/51 Summit '

Detroit, Nov. 28, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vote Run Lead Action, the country’s largest nonprofit training organization for women running for political office, recently held its national RUN/51 Summit in Detroit, Michigan, for women interested in running for office and running campaigns. More than 150 women and gender-diverse people from across the country attended — joining from as far away as Puerto Rico! “We named this initiative the ‘RUN/51 Summit’ to represent that women are 51% of the population and should be 51% of our elected officials, especially in our state legislatures,” said Erin Vilardi, CEO and founder of Vote... 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 →

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 →

Gloucester City Municipal Office Closing Early

Copyright: Karenr | GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 21, 2023)--The municipal offices of Gloucester City, NJ will be closing an hour earlier at 4 pm on Wednesday, November 22, for Thanksgiving. Please take note of this change and plan accordingly. Happy Thanksgiving Wishes From Gloucester City Mayor, Dayl Baile, and members of City Council Read more →


WITH FESTIVITIES FROM SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY THROUGH NEW YEAR'S DAY INCLUDING TREE LIGHTING, SHOPPING STROLL, MUSEUM STORE SUNDAY, CHRISTMAS MEALS AND MORE Philadelphia, PA - Celebrate the season in America’s most historic square mile with Historic Holidays in Old City! Festivities run all the way through December in Old City District, with something for everyone on Santa's list. Festivities kick-off with the Holiday Window Decorating Contest, from November 25th to January 1st, at 18 locations throughout the business district, including Amina, Damari, Independence Visitor Center, Museum for Art in Wood, Petit Jardin en Village, Plough and The Stars, Shan Confectionary... Read more →


WITH MAIN STREET LIGHT COMPETITION, JOLLY TROLLY, SANTA VISITS, SENOR GRINCH POP-UP, RUDOLPH RUN AND MORE photo provided Philadelphia, PA - Manayunk Development Corporation presents Holidays in Manayunk featuring five weeks of festivities that will have you thinking you stepped right into a Hallmark Movie. Manayunk Gets LIT lights up Main Street as 40 businesses compete to see who has the most bling on the block. Get LIT Weekends start November 30th will feature all the twinkling lights, food and drink deals, shopping specials, festive live entertainment, visits from Santa, and the return of the Jolly Trolley. Take in the... Read more →

Coming To The Gloucester Premium Outlets This November!

Three Upcoming GTPD Community Events A THIRD Gloucester Township Police Community Event at the Gloucester Premium Outlets has been added to the month of November: GTPD Cookie With A Cop! Mark your calendars for all three events, all taking place in the center courtyard of the Gloucester Premium Outlets!: Wednesday, November 1st- Starbucks is hosting our GTPD Coffee With A Cop from 11 AM to 1 PM! Stop by while shopping and enjoy a free cup of coffee and a chat with a Police Officer! Wednesday, November 15th- Home Slice Mobile Pizza Oven is hosting our GTPD Pizza With The... Read more →

Remember, Gloucester City's Pack the Park Fall Festival This SATURDAY!

Attention everyone! Don't miss out on the Pack the Park Fall Festival in Gloucester City, happening this Saturday, October 21. This is an event you simply cannot afford to miss. You'll get to indulge in delicious food from food trucks, explore unique craft vendors, jump around in bounce houses, paint pumpkins, and much more. Be advised that the parking lot at Gloucester City Marina will be closed during the festival, so plan accordingly. See you there! Note: The event was originally scheduled for Saturday, October 14, but because of the weather it was postponed to this Saturday. Read more →

Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Joseph Behm

WOODBURY NJ (October 15, 2023)(CNBNews)--What a remarkable achievement! Commissioner Denice DiCarlo and Deptford Councilman Wayne Lane had the privilege of attending the Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Joseph Behm on Sunday, September 24, 2023, at the Presbyterian Church in Woodbury. Joseph has truly distinguished himself by earning the prestigious Rank of Eagle Scout on May 4, 2023, the highest honor offered by the Boy Scouts of America. But it doesn't stop there! Joseph's dedication to public service shines brightly through his Eagle Scout project. He took on the task of constructing an outdoor classroom for Shady Lane Elementary School.... Read more →

Gloucester County Animal Shelter Microchip Mania

Director Frank J. DiMarco, liaison to the Gloucester County Animal Shelter, has announced that the next County Microchip Mania event will take place on Saturday, October 21, from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter, located at 1200 North Delsea Drive in Clayton. The fee to have your pet microchipped is $30, which can be paid in cash or with a debit or credit card. The Shelter respectfully asks that dogs not be on retractable leashes and strongly discourages body harnesses for this event. For more information about Microchip Mania, please contact Gloucester County Animal Shelter by email... Read more →

Blackbird Creek, Delaware Fall Festival Oct. 21

Free Event will also Celebrate Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve’s 30th Anniversary Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve will bring an added element to the traditional family fun, food and entertainment awaiting visitors to the 14th annual Blackbird Creek Fall Festival. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) hosts the festival at the reserve, along the banks of Blackbird Creek. The festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Blackbird Creek Reserve, 801 Blackbird Landing Road, near Townsend. The Delaware... Read more →

Michael Kazmar III's Eagle Scout Project Includes a Town-Wide Food Drive & Expansion of Helping Hands Food Pantry

Michael Kazmar III needs your help to obtain his Eagle Scout rank GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 17, 2023)(CNBNews)--Michael Kazmar III, a Gloucester City resident, is currently working on a project to achieve his Eagle Scout rank this fall. The Boy Scouts of America consider the Eagle Scout rank as the highest and most distinguished achievement for a Scout. This title is held with immense respect and carries significant meaning in Scouting, school, business, and the community. To gain the Eagle rank, a Scout must earn at least 21 merit badges, exhibit leadership skills, demonstrate outdoor skills, lead by example according... Read more →

Philly Happenings and Events

Parkway Pals Storytime Next Tuesday, October 10, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., toddlers and their parents will be joined by the Free Library of Philadelphia for the last storytime of the fall in Sister Cities Park. Ms. Mary will lead an engaging hour of songs and movement that everyone can join in on. Family Saturdays Kids are invited to embrace their silly side as live entertainers offer unique programs and performances at Sister Cities Park every Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon, now through October 14. From live music to hip-hop dancing and Halloween-themed fun, these free offerings are... Read more →

Attention Camden County Residents, Household Hazardous Waste Collection Oct. 14

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – On Saturday, Oct. 14, Camden County will be holding the final household hazardous waste collection of the year. During these collections, county residents can bring hazardous materials not suited to be thrown out into the regular garbage, such as antifreeze, oil-based paints, weed killer, household cleansers, and more. Saturday’s collection will be held at the Camden County Public Works Complex at 2311 Egg Harbor Road in Lindenwold from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. “These collections are a great way for our residents to clear out their homes of items that can’t just be tossed into the... Read more →

Public Invited to Attend Gloucester City Sail Open House

Being Held as Part of Camden County History Month photo provided GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (Ooctober 2, 2023)(CNBNews)--—Gloucester City Sail organization invites the public to join them for an Open House on Saturday, October 14, 2023 from 10-11:30 a.m. at Freedom Pier, 101 S. King Street, Gloucester City, NJ. The event will feature a free family-friendly dockside tour of the Schooner followed by an optional public sail. Tickets for the public sail are available online and at the dock. The Schooner North Wind is home to experiential youth programs and is the premiere sailing charter in the Philadelphia/Camden County area. Its... Read more →

GFWC Woman's Club of Runnemede Flea Market and Mini Basket Auction, Oct. 14

RUNNEMEDE, NJ (October 1, 2023)(CNBNews)--The GFWC Woman’s Club of Runnemede, a chapter of the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, is hosting its annual Flea Mart and Mini Basket Auction on Saturday, October 14, 2023, at the Harry Williams Community Center, located 2 Broadway in Runnemede, New Jersey from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The flea mart will feature dozens of vendors selling household items, collectibles, and knick-knacks as well as handmade goods, crafts, and products. In addition to the flea mart, we will also have a mini basket auction with several... Read more →

Rutgers Holding a Food Business Basics Service For Early Stage Entrepreneurs

The Food Innovation Center at Rutgers is having a Food Business Basics session for early-stage entrepreneurs on Thursday, November 2, 2023, from 8:00 am – 5:30 pm at the Rutgers Eco Complex, 1200 Florence Columbus Road, Bordentown, NJ 08505. Food Business Basics is a unique opportunity for food entrepreneurs to learn critical aspects of entering or growing their business in the prepared food and beverage industry. Attendees will be in front of movers and shakers working in the industry, who will give advice on how to create, commercialize, market, and sell in this competitive market. On this day, there will... Read more →

Sunday, Pumpkin Festival in Downtown Blackwood

Sunday, October 1, 2023, the annual Pumpkin Festival will be occurring in Downtown Blackwood. The festival begins at 11:00am and ends at 4:00pm. From 9:00am to 6:00pm the Black Horse Pike will be closed between Church Street and West Lake Ave. To detour around the event please utilize Church Street/Blackwood Clementon Road to Erial Road to Davistown Road. Alternately you can utilize West Church Street to Barnsboro Road to Woodbury Turnersville Road to Lakeland Road which brings you back to the Black Horse Pike. Heavy pedestrian traffic is expected in the area of the Black Horse Pike (Route 168) and... Read more →


Philadelphia, PA – Join the fall festivities at Dilworth Park from Friday, October 6 through Sunday, October 8, 2023. The Philadelphia Marketplace Fall Market Weekend, organized by the makers of Philadelphia’s iconic Christmas Village, will pop up along with Center City District’s Harvest Weekend on the first full weekend in October. Hours will be Friday, October 6, 2023: 12:00pm - 8:00pm, Saturday, October 7, 2023: 12:00pm - 8:00pm and Sunday, October 8, 2023: 12:00pm - 6:00pm. Come ready to shop and snack - and celebrate the start of fall in the city. "The Fall Market is the grand finale of... Read more →

Resorts Casino Hotel Balls Out Block Party

September 30th Featuring the Cheesesteak Egg Roll Bowl; rain or shine ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (September 25, 2023) (CNBNews)– Guests are invited to an action-packed day at Resorts Casino Hotel on Saturday, September 30th! Featured events include the Balls Out Block Party featuring the Cheesesteak Egg Roll Bowl, a ribbon cutting to celebrate the new menu at DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts and the opening of The Boo Bar. Balls Out Block Party The boardwalk and beach will be activated from 11:30am – 5:30pm for the Balls Out Block Party! Festivities include live entertainment by Bacardi Ardi and Sidestory Cover Band, an... Read more →

You Are Invited To The Westville Fire Department Anniversary Celebration

WESTVILLE, NJ (September 21, 2023)(CNBNews)--The 35th-anniversary celebration of the Westville Fire Department's incorporation is scheduled for Friday, October 13th at 6 PM. The event will occur at the Firehouse on Broadway and Olive Street in Westville, NJ. The Department was officially incorporated on January 1st, 1988. Refer to the announcement below the image for additional information. WESTVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCEMENT SAVE THE DATE: October 13, 2023, 6PM As we did this past two years, we honored the Union Fire Company No.1 for the 100th anniversary of the purchase of Prosperity Hall and the Independent Fire Company No. 2 on the... Read more →

KUDOS! Police Sgt. Perry, Det. Sgt. Scheid, Cpl. Fessler of Lower Township PD Promoted

Three Lower Township Police Officers were promoted recently. (photo provided) LOWER TOWNSHIP NJ (CNBNEWS)--First Class Michael Perry is a lifelong resident of Lower Township and graduated from Lower Cape May Regional High School in 1999. He was hired just out of High School as a SLEO II Law Enforcement Officer with the Lower Township Police Department. He worked in this capacity until September of 2003, when he was hired as a Corrections Officer with the Cape May County Sheriff’s Department. In June of 2004, Michael was hired as a full-time Patrol Officer with the Lower Township Police Department. Upon graduating... Read more →

Navy Week Celebration in Philadelphia and Camden City October 9 through 15

Musician First Class Rachel Mortenson leads the Navy Band Northeast Marching Band down Hope Street in Bristol, Rhode Island as part of the 238th 4th of July Parade. ( Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class HOLDEN MOYER PHILADELPHIA-CAMDEN CITY NAVY-MARINE WEEK TO FEATURE MORE THAN 75 SAILORS FROM ACROSS THE U.S. VISITING PHILADELPHIA FOR WEEK’S WORTH OF VOLUNTEERING, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT, AND EDUCATION NAVY BAND NORTHEAST TO PERFORM FREE CONCERTS ACROSS THE REGION FOR THE WEEK (PHILADELPHIA, PA – (Sept. 19, 2023) (CNBNEWS)--The U.S. Navy today announced it is bringing Navy Week to Philadelphia, PA, featuring 75 visiting sailors from across... Read more →

5th All-Star Craft Beer, Wine and Cocktail Festival

Drink up Philly! September 30, 2023, at Citizens Bank Park PHILADELPHIA PA (SEPTEMBER 15, 2023)(CNBNews)--The 5th annual All-Star Craft Beer, Wine and Cocktail Festival will take over Citizens Bank Park on September 30 with drinks, live music, Phillies themed activates, and more! For Craft Beer, options include local breweries such as Big Oyster Brewery, Evil Genius Beer Company, Yards Brewing and Levante Brewing. Wine vendors for the festival include Gritty City Winery, Inn at Grace Winery and Show Crazy. Cocktail vendors, and those with canned cocktails include Trinity Flavors, KLYR Rum, Stateside Vodka, and Bar2Table’s MaryCan. Other companies expected to... Read more →

Pennsauken PD Canned Food Drive Oct. 6

PENNSAUKEN NJ (SEPTEMBER 14, 2023)(CNBNEWS)--The Pennsauken Police Department will hold a canned food drive at our station on October 6, 2023, from 8 am-8 p.m. All the food collected will be donated to local food pantries. Please bring any canned food you can spare to the Pennsauken Police Department station (2400 Bethel Ave) and help feed needy people. Read more →

Gloucester City's Annual Community Clean-Up Day, Saturday, September 23

Volunteers will meet at the Community Center, Nicholson Road, on Saturday, September 23. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 13, 2023)(CNBnews)--The City of Gloucester City will have its Community Clean-Up Day on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., beginning at the Community Center on Nicholson Road (old Gloucester Heights Fire Hall). Please mark the date on your calendars. The date was changed from the calendar date to accommodate the shredding company. A clean-up day meeting will be held on Monday, Sept. 18, 2023, in the Front Office at Public Works Main Office. It will begin at 2:45 p.m.... Read more →

FDA Approves New COVID-19 Vaccines; Urges Public to Get Their Needle ASAP

(SEPTEMBER 11, 2023)(CNBNews)--Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration took action approving and authorizing for emergency use updated COVID-19 vaccines formulated to target currently circulating variants more closely and to provide better protection against serious consequences of COVID-19, including hospitalization and death. Today’s actions relate to updated mRNA vaccines for 2023-2024 manufactured by ModernaTX Inc. and Pfizer Inc. Consistent with the totality of the evidence and input from the FDA’s expert advisors, these vaccines have been updated to include a monovalent (single) component that corresponds to the Omicron variant XBB.1.5. What You Need to Know Individuals 5 years of age... Read more →

South Jersey Residents! MEET AND GREET YOUR CANDIDATES Sunday September 10

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 10, 2023)(CNBNews)--Today, Clyde Cook, a candidate for the NJ 5th District Senate, along with Joe Miller and Yalinda Pagan, who are running for NJ State Assembly, will be present at the American Legion Post 135 from 3 PM to 5 PM. The Post is located at 434 Cumberland Street. You are invited to join the candidates for a casual Meet and Greet session, where you can ask questions and get to know where they stand on the issues that impact you, your family, and your community. Refreshments will also be available. Read more →


IN FISHTOWN, PLUS ANNOUNCES SEPTEMBER EVENTS Philadelphia, PA - Everyone loves a good throwback. It’s probably one of your top playlists on Spotify. What if we told you that you could have a day full of all your favorite throwbacks with everything from live music, retro video games, vintage goods, face painting, free activities and more? Well, Evil Genius Beer Co. is winding back the clocks and bringing you just that on Saturday, September 9th with their 12 year anniversary celebration dubbed “Nostalgia Fest Block Party.” The all-ages, family-friendly event will run from 12:00pm to 6:00pm on the 1700 block... Read more →


There are still so many adventures to choose as summer on the Waterfront winds down and autumn fun kicks into gear. With the Open-air Art Museum in full swing, Labor Day Weekend Festivities, and Fall Fest, everything to look forward to is unpacked for you here. PHILADELPHIA,​ ​PA​ ​(August 30, ​2023) –​ Summer on the Waterfront is quickly turning into fall on the Waterfront with so many free events and activities to be enjoyed as we enter into sweater weather and one of the most beautiful moments along the Delaware River Waterfront - Fall Fest. Everything you need to know... Read more →

RAMS Football Opens Season at Home, Saturday against Palmyra; See Game Schedule

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 1, 2023)(CNBNews)The Rams will kick off their season against Palmyra at home this Saturday at 11 AM at the John Lynch Field, Market Street and US Route 130. If you're interested in sponsoring the second half of the football season, please get in touch with Brian Startare at 609-828-0491 or Casey Murphy at 856-264-2910 for advertising rates. space donated by CNBNews Read more →

Get Ready For Some Fall Fun At The Historic Smithville Village

Looking for exciting events this September? Look no further than Smithville Village! From Farmers Markets to Car Cruises, Art Work to Italian Markets, there's something for everyone. Check out the details for each event below the photos. And mark your calendars for the annual Octoberfest coming up in October!   Galloway Green Market September, 7 Car Cruises September 8 & 22   Art Walk September,16 Italian Festival September, 23 Oktoberfest Saturday and Sunday October 7 & 8 10:00- 5:00 100+ crafters, food courts live music and more... Read more →

Peyton and Me Meandering through the Streets of Gcity, Cherry Hill, Down the Shore

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews FOND MEMORIES OF THE BROWN STREET SCHOOL-Today, the demolition process of Brown Street School, Brown and Somerset Streets commenced. Gloucester City taxpayers will bear the cost of $324,265 for this work. Caravella Demolition, based in Newark, NJ, is the contractor assigned to carry out this task. The contract outlines the specific duties that Caravella must perform. 1. Environmental/Asbestos Abatement 11,800 SF 2. Demolition of Former School Structures, Contents and All Other Debris Whether Above or Below Ground at 51 South Brown Street, Block 151 Lot 15, Final Restorations and Grading to within 6" of... Read more →

Gcity Resident Michael Kazmar III Needs Your Help With His EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT

Greetings, Friends and Family! (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(August 29, 2023)(CNBNews)--As many of you know, our 16-year-old son, Michael III, is now a junior at GHS. A Superintendent's List student since his day at Gloucester Middle School, Michael has been selected by his peers to serve as Unit Commander of GHS' NROTC program for the 2023-24 school year. He also participates in GHS swimming, track, and cross-country and is a member of Interact, LEO, and Friends of Rachel clubs. Outside of GHS, Michael lifeguards at Gloucester City Swim Club and is a member of Haddonfield Troop 3064 Scouts BSA. In November, Michael... Read more →

The Hampton Classic August 27 to September 3

The Hampton Classic, August 27-September 3, is one of the world’s most prestigious horse shows and features competitors at every level from young children in leadline to Olympic, World, and World Cup Champions. The Classic also has competitions for riders with disabilities. The Hampton Classic features more than 200 classes in six show rings, the Agneta Currey Boutique Garden with more than 70 vendors, and a wide selection of dining options, all on its world-class 60-acre showgrounds. Highlighting the Hampton Classic is the $425,000 Longines Hampton Classic 5* Grand Prix on Sunday, September 3. In addition to the Grand Prix... Read more →

Eagle Fans! Free rides home on SEPTA’s Broad Street Line after every Eagles game

PHILADELPHIA (August 23, 2023) – Beginning with the pre-season games and continuing throughout the regular season, Unibet, an official casino and sportsbook partner of the Philadelphia Eagles, will help Eagles fans get home safely after each Eagles home game by sponsoring free rides home from NRG Station on the Broad Street Line. NRG Station provides service to venues at the Sports Complex in South Philadelphia, including Lincoln Financial Field. The free rides begin at half-time and run for two hours post-game or until the last scheduled train departs. Kickoff against the Colts tomorrow night at the Linc is at 8... Read more →

GFWC Woman's Club of Runnemede Proud to Sponsor Hailey Siracuse and Brenna Skvarak

RUNNEMEDE, NJ (August 17, 2023)(CNBNews)--Each year, The Girls' Career Institute (GCI) provides a comprehensive college and career preview at Rutgers University's Douglass Residential College. This summer, The GFWC Woman's Club of Runnemede was proud to sponsor and underwrite the participation costs for junior girls who demonstrated a strong commitment to community service and active engagement. This year, Hailey Siracuse and Brenna Skvarak were selected to participate in GCI. Hailey and Brenna had the opportunity to experience dormitory life, cafeteria dining, engaging lectures, dynamic workshops, and invaluable networking opportunities. The program encompassed career seminars led by accomplished women from New Jersey,... Read more →

Saint Mary Parish 175 Anniversary Celebration Sunday, September 17

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 12, 2023)(CNBNews)--Please join us in celebrating the 175th anniversary of our parish at St. Mary Church in Gloucester City on Sunday, September 17th, 2023. We will honor the past and present students, faculty, and staff of Gloucester Catholic High School and St. Mary Grammar School. We invite you and your family to come together with our current Gloucester Catholic community for the 11:30 am Mass. St. Mary Parish is the oldest parish in the Diocese of Camden and St. Mary Grammar School and Gloucester Catholic are an integral part of that long and rich tradition. If... Read more →


ANNIVERSARY WITH THE RETURN OF THEIR FAMOUS OUTDOOR BLOCK PARTY AND FALL FESTIVAL * Block Party Kicks Off Spooky Season at the Largest Thrift Store in Philadelphia Region at the #1 Annual Destination for Halloween Costume Shopping * Philadelphia, PA - Philly AIDS Thrift brings back their beloved block party and fall festival with a full day of free, family and fido friendly fun! Philly AIDS Thrift 18th Anniversary Block Party will take place at the 700 blocks of S. 5th Street and E. Passyunk Avenue (between Bainbridge St. and Monroe St.) on Saturday, September 30th, 2023, with the streets... Read more →

Gloucester City’s Summer Concert Tonight!

Summer Concert Series Update Come relax at the Gloucester City waterfront for the Summer Concert Series and enjoy live music, food & beer garden, and community fun. Up this coming Tuesday, August 8 is Rogers & Butler - a melodic duo with amazing songwriting talents and features opening act and local favorite Michele Harron. The show starts at 7:00pm. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy a beautiful night in a relaxed breezy waterfront setting. Special this week: The Gloucester City-Brooklawn Rotary Club will be firing up the grill and serving food, snacks and hosting the beer garden! Upcoming Shows:... Read more →

Operation Helping Hand Community Impact Series

Blackwood, N.J.(July 29, 2923)- Join the CCPO on Wednesday, August 8, 2023, in partnership with Maryville, the Volunteers of America Delaware Valley, and the Gloucester Township Police Department, as together we will be hosting the next OPERATION HELPING HAND COMMUNITY IMPACT SERIES at Bethel Church in Blackwood, N.J. COMMUNITY EVENT Operation Helping Hand Community Impact Series events are designed to address an individual's personalized needs as we fulfill our commitment to assisting Camden County residents struggling with substance use disorder or needing guidance in obtaining social services. At each Operation Helping Hand Community Impact Series event, Maryville and Volunteers of... Read more →

The Story Within The Story:

The "I" Word Is Back Again

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Columnist Once again, if you follow the news, you are hearing, "let's impeach President Biden." Politicians have been mentioning this for some time. The question is whether the average person understands what impeachment is, keeping in mind that students learn very little about civics in school. "Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth its powers, build up its institutions, promote all its great interests, and see whether we also, in our day and generation, may not perform something worthy to be remembered." Quote by Daniel Webster that is inscribed in the marble wall... Read more →

Betsy Ross Way Unveiled at Proprietors Park, Inclement Weather Cancels Tuesday's Concert

GLOUCESTER CITY,NJ (July 26, 2023)(CNBNews)--The entrance to Proprietors Park, located on the banks of the Delaware River, has been named Betsy Ross Way. Ross, who made the first American Flag, married John Grisome at Huggs Tavern in Gloucester City, NJ. Elizabeth Griscom Ross (née Griscom; January 1, 1752 – January 30, 1836), also known by her second and third married names, Ashburn and Claypoole, was an American upholsterer who was credited by her relatives in 1870 with making the first official U.S. flag. Source Wikipedia Unfortunately, the concert scheduled for Tuesday, July 25 at Proprietors Park had to be... Read more →


... NEW JERSEY WATERSHED AMBASSADORS PROGRAM NEXT CLASS BEGINS IN SEPTEMBER (23/P43) TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection is seeking recruits for its 24th year of the AmeriCorps NJ Watershed Ambassadors Program that helps protect New Jersey watersheds while creating environmental career opportunities for young people, Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced today. Applications for the 2023-2024 program are being accepted through Aug. 31 or until all positions are filled. The next class of Ambassadors begins in September. “The AmeriCorps NJ Watershed Ambassadors Program embodies the spirit of stewardship, from educating the public about how to protect their local watersheds... Read more →

*You're Invited : Classical Recital Sunday, August 13 Mount Laurel Library

Keith Calmes, Classical Guitar, and Marjorie Koharski, Flute Classical Recital Sunday, August 13th, 2:00-3:00 Mount Laurel Library 100 Walt Whitman Drive 08054 Admission is free. No reservations required. Music by Bach, Carulli, Tedesco, and others. Read more →

Edgardo's Inca Band Coming to Winslow Tonight

Celebrating The Music of Santana Winslow Township Mayor Marie Lawrence and the Township Committee invite you to the 2023 New Brooklyn Park Concert Series - TONIGHT (July 21st) at 7 pm, sponsored by the Camden County Board of Commissioners. Edgardo's Inca Band See flyer for details. Address/Location Township of Winslow 125 South Route 73 Hammonton, NJ 08037 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 609-567-0700 Read more →

Three Programs Upcoming at Aquatic Resources Education Center Near Smyrna  

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control invites families with young children to come out to DNREC’s Aquatic Resources Education Center (AREC) near Smyrna and enjoy exciting outdoors programs called “Small Fry Adventures” this summer. These events, put on by the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife, are geared toward giving youngsters ages 4 to 7 the opportunity to satisfy their curiosity about fish and other aquatic critters that live in the tidal salt marsh. Kids participating with their families will have a chance to view marine life in AREC’s aquariums, make a simple craft with an aquatic... Read more →

Chickie's and Pete's Crabfries Fundraiser will Help FOP Survivors Fund

All Proceeds from $1 Crabfries® Sold on National French Fry Day” will Benefit the Fraternal Order of Police Survivors Fund In addition, the Chickie’s and Pete’s Crabfries Express Food Truck will travel to select Philadelphia Police Districts starting at 1030am and also to the Philadelphia Police Academy to deliver free lunch to police officers. 1030am Philadelphia Police 24thand 25th District @ 3901 Whitaker Avenue, Philadelphia near St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children 12noon Philadelphia Police Academy @ 2838 Woodhaven Road in Northeast Philadelphia 115pm Philadelphia Police 15thDistrict @ 8501 State Road in Northeast Philadelphia off Cottman Avenue ---including Highway Patrol, SWAT,... Read more →

SUMMER TIME FUN! Kutztown Folk Festival Returns

Named No. 2 Cultural Festival in Nation by USA Today Readers KUTZTOWN, PA (06/28/2023) The Kutztown Folk Festival, ranked the No. 2 cultural festival in the nation by USA Today readers, returns in-person this summer July 1-9 at the Kutztown Fairgrounds. Tickets are available online. "We are so happy to be back again this summer with some new offerings, as well as our traditional festival favorites," said Heather Zimmerman, festival director. "Honoring our rich Pennsylvania Dutch heritage while simultaneously appealing to new audiences will keep our event around for generations to come." SUMMER TIME FUN !!! "We are excited to... Read more →