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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 →


Raise A Fork for a Good Cause ; Help Zin Get a New Hip

Join us for our Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser all to benefit Zin's bilateral hip replacement surgeries and care. Sunday, July 25 from 3 PM - 7 PM at the American Legion, Post No. 5 in Rahway, NJ. in Rahway, NJ. Click here to purchase your tickets Won't be able to make it, but would still like to donate? Click here to make a donation Click here to support Zin's GoFundMe A message from Zin's pawrents - " Zin came to us through the Husky House in Matawan, NJ on April 18, 2020. He was only 9 weeks old. We also adopted... Read more →


How Sports Owners Use Their Teams to Avoid Millions in Taxes

The Billionaire Playbook: Owners like Steve Ballmer can take the kinds of deductions on team assets — everything from media deals to player contracts — that industrialists take on factory equipment. That helps them pay lower tax rates than players and even stadium workers. ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. The Secret IRS Files is an ongoing reporting project. Sign up to be notified when the next story publishes. Or text “IRS” to 917-746-1447 to get the next story texted to you (standard messaging rates apply). Also: Do you have expertise in tax law, accounting or... Read more →


*HAPPENINGS AND EVENTS IN GLOUCESTER CITY

Proprietors Park, King Street, Gloucester City, NJ (photo courtesy of South Jersey Adventures) ++++ NOW OPENED! NICHOLSON ROAD BOXING GYM 301 Nicholson Road, Gloucester City, NJ Grand opening of Boxing Gym, Nicholson Road and Oxford Ave., Come join us on Saturday, July 3rd at 12PM for the grand opening of our boxing gym! We are a family friendly environment gym with zero tolerance for any arguing, fighting, bickering etc. This is a place for EVERYBODY and ANYBODY. This is where you can feel welcomed and enjoy your time while learning how to box. ++++ Rogers & Butler with opening act... Read more →


West Deptford Man Charged with 38-Count Indictment for Producing Child Sex Material

Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer, and Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins, announce that a Grand Jury has returned a 38-count indictment against Gregory R. Mahley, a 52-year-old West Deptford resident, for manufacturing and possessing images of child sexual abuse material. The indictment stemmed from an investigation initiated by the Gloucester Township Police Department on September 9, 2020, after mirrors were discovered on the inside of stalls in the girls’ bathroom in a middle school. Mahley, an HVAC technician who had access to various areas of the school, including utility closets adjacent to the girls’ bathroom, is accused... Read more →


VIDEOS: Federal Government Transporting Illegal Immigrants Crossing the Texas Border to New Jersey and Elsewhere

By William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews A busload of illegal immigrants board a bus in Texas headed to the state of New Jersey, and the State of New York. Wednesday, June 30, 2021 protestors were stopping traffic on the NJ Turnpike demanding more money for the illegals from the taxpayers of the state. So far they have received $40 million. (image courtesy of The Center for Immigration Studies) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews)(June 30, 2021)--This week former President Donald Trump will be visiting Texas to talk with Gov Greg Abbot about the crisis that has exploded out of control since... Read more →


NO-COST DIGITAL RESOURCES TO HELP TEACHERS

(NAPSI)—If you are among the nearly four million teachers in America, according to National Center for Education estimates, here are no-cost digital resources that can support your teaching during these challenging times. Educating Educators Digitally School personnel can now sign up for a new series of six no-cost digital professional learning courses empowering educators with new strategies to support students’ success in school and beyond. The professional learning series for educators presents schools, particularly those from under-resourced communities, the access and materials needed to transform teaching during COVID-19 and beyond. The first in the planned series of six professional learning... Read more →


Margaret C. Sweeney, of Deptford; Retired Nursing Supervisor at Episcopal Hospital

Deptford – Surrounded by her loving family, on September 28, 2020, Reta passed away peacefully at home. Age 81. (nee Magoun). Formerly of Woodbury and Cape May. Loving wife of 20 years to the late Edward J. Sweeney, Sr. Cherished daughter of the late Thatcher Magoun V and Mary “Molly” Stewart. Loving mother of Craig Hartman (Donna), Mark Pinero, Thomas Pinero (Janette), Jeffrey Pinero (Kelly), Terri Netz (Bruce), Kellie Blymer, Daniel Sweeney, and Sean Sweeney. Predeceased by her son Luis David Pinero (surviving Sam), stepson, Edward J. Sweeney, Jr. (surviving Sarah), and granddaughter Katie Sweeney. Beloved Sister of Thatcher Magoun... Read more →


Mary LaPlante, of Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City

Mary LaPlante Deptford Township, N.J. Mary LaPlante age 68 of "Oak Valley" Deptford Twp. passed away on May 30, 2021 at home after an extended illness. Born in Camden, NJ she was the daughter to the late Eric and Mary (Tavener) Legge. Mary graduated from Deptford High School Class of 1971 and passed her NJ Cosmetology Board Exam that same year. After raising her children, she worked in the health care industry as a Trauma Medical Insurance Coordinator. Mary enjoyed watching true crime & mystery murder shows and tv programs that involved animals. She enjoyed past trips to the mountains,... Read more →


Jaime Rafael Shapoff, of Deptford, age 50

Of Deptford. Passed away on May 31, 2021. Age 50. Jaime is survived by his loving mother, Phyllis Gill; and brother, David A. Shapoff. He also leaves behind his housemates, Troy, Larry and Brian as well as many loving caregivers and friends from his Devereux family. Funeral services will be celebrated on at 11 am on Thursday, June 10th at the McCann-Healey Funeral Home, 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City, where family and friends may visit 10 to 11 am. Burial will follow in Land of Canaan Cemetery, 10th Avenue and Fairview Road, Glassboro, NJ. Condolences and Memories may be shared... Read more →


Deptford Police Officer Tackles and Disarms Suspect Michael Dorazo, of Glendora

DEPTFORD TOWNSHIP, NJ (May 31, 2021)--On May 29, 2021, officers from the Deptford Township Police Department responded to the report of a domestic disturbance at a residence on Pasadena Avenue in their municipality. As officers were responding to the scene, multiple gunshots were heard. Upon arrival at the scene, officers determined that an incident had occurred where a Michael F. Dorazo, 41, of Glendora, N.J. had forced entry, brandished and discharged a handgun, and subsequently fled the residence on foot into the surrounding neighborhood. Information developed at the scene disclosed Dorazo was armed with multiple firearms, including twol handguns and... Read more →


John B. “Jack” Sutcliffe, Jr., of West Deptford

John B. “Jack” Sutcliffe, Jr., age 79 of West Deptford, formerly of Fairview, passed away on Monday May 3, 2021 at Vitas Inpatient Hospice in Stratford. Mr. Sutcliffe was born in Camden and had spent many of his years in Fairview. He was a graduate of Camden Catholic High School, class of 1960 and made a career as an electrician working for the South Jersey Port Corporation, also in Camden. Jack is the son of the late John B. & his wife Florence (nee McNut) Sutcliffe Sr. He is survived by his wife, Diana (nee Tangi) Sutcliffe and is the... Read more →


I-676 southbound Exit 1C to Collings Avenue toClose Overnight this Week

as intersection improvement project begins in Camden (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced that I-676 southbound Exit 1C to Collings Avenue will be closed and detoured overnight this week as an intersection improvement project begins in Camden. Beginning at 11 p.m. Monday, May 10 until 5 a.m., and continuing nightly through Thursday, May 13, NJDOT’s contractor, Berto Construction, Inc., is scheduled to close and detour I-676 southbound Exit 1C to Collings Avenue. This closure will allow the contractor to construct concrete sidewalks on Collings Avenue. The following signed detour will be in place: I-676 southbound... Read more →


CNBNews Cheers and Jeers for April 2021

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CHEER – Thank goodness Gloucester City signed a no Marijuana smoking or vaping law prohibiting anyone to use those products on public lands, property, or outdoor events. We can only hope it is truly enforced. Even though it is now legal recreationally we don’t need the entire city smelling like a dirty diaper. Feel free to do what you want in the privacy of your own but please don’t subject others to your vices or health risks. JEER -The Gloucester City Police Department released a press statement in April with the headline Gloucester City... Read more →


Karen Michelle Gibbs of West Deptford, age 62

West Deptford - Karen Michelle Gibbs (nee Sbalcio) passed away on April 2, 2021 at the age of 62. Predeceased by father Salvatore Sbalcio and mother Marion Sbalcio. Survived by her loving husband of 41 years, Donald C. Gibbs Jr. Survived by her devoted children Brett and Brittany Gibbs. Dear Sister Ronnie Brunker and the late Wayne Brunker and Brother Thom Sbalcio (Alicia). Cherished Mother-in-law Queenie Gibbs and the late Donald Gibbs. Loved by many cousins, nieces and nephews and in-laws. Karen graduated from Gloucester City High School in 1977 and graduated nursing school in 1990 and worked as a... Read more →


Soon Another Traffic Nightmare for Travelers Coming and Going Through Gloucester City

Klemm Avenue, one of the most dangerous overpasses in the US (May 25, 2013) The I-76 overpass at Klemm Ave. in Gloucester City, N.J. was named one of the worst bridges in 2013. The overpass was built in 1956. More than 191,000 vehicles use it every day, and $30 million has been earmarked for deck replacement CNBNews photo credit GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 12, 2021)(CNBNews--Residents in Gloucester City will be dealing with traffic detours in the very near future as the New Jersey Department of Transportation has pushed up their time table for the construction of a third large road... Read more →


Depressed? Thinking About Suicide? Help is Available

Mental Health Resources Available Amidst COVID-19 (Camden City, NJ) – The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to dramatically alter our day-to-day activities. From small adjustments like mandatory mask wearing, to life-changing events like lost loved ones or prolonged unemployment, the pandemic can be a serious strain on mental health. For some, managing comes easy, but for those struggling to cope, support is available. “From the beginning of this pandemic, we have been fighting a war on multiple fronts. While much of our collective attention has been paid to protecting physical health, we need everyone to make sure they are closely... Read more →


Maryland Department of Natural Resources 2021 Photo Contest Now Open

Entries for Annual Contest Taken Until August 5 This photo of a kiteboarder at Assateague by Kevin Moore earned second place in the Fall category of the 2020 Photo Contest. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now accepting entries for its annual photo contest. Photographers, novice or professional, can enter for the chance to win cash, park passes, and other great prizes. Winning entries will be posted online, featured in an issue of the seasonal Maryland Natural Resource magazine, and placed in the 2022 wall calendar. About 2,500 photos were submitted by 475 photographers in the 2020 contest. Entries... Read more →


Deptford Resident Charged with Trying to Meet Underage Girl for Sex  

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Jason J. Molina, Special Agent-in-Charge of the Newark Field Office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), announced that a 38-year-old Deptford man was arrested yesterday for arranging a sexual encounter with someone he met online and believed was a 13-year-old girl. But in reality, the underage teenager was an HSI Special Agent, and Albert Pisanelli was taken into custody upon arriving at the Burlington Township convenience store where he thought she would be waiting for him to pick her up. Pisanelli, of the 800 block of Hunter Drive, was charged... Read more →


Route 42 southbound ramps to and from Creek Road to be closed and detoured tonight

Missing Moves project advances in Camden County (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the Route 42 southbound ramps to and from Creek Road will be closed and detoured tonight as the Missing Moves project between I-295 and Route 42, advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, March 16, until 6 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close the Route 42 southbound Exit 14 ramp to Creek Road and the ramp from Creek Road to Route 42 southbound. The closures are necessary to mill and pave... Read more →


West Deptford Couple Join McDaniel College Parent and Family Council

McDaniel College’s newly-formed Parent and Family Council has been created to strengthen the partnership between the college and its families WESTMINSTER, Md. – Tyler and Michele Wilson of West Deptford, N.J. (08096), have been named to the newly-formed Parent and Family Council at McDaniel College. They are the parents of senior Mia Wilson and sophomore Matthew Wilson. Created to strengthen the partnership between the college and its families, the McDaniel College Parent and Family Council serves as an advisory group for the college. It is comprised of a diverse cross-section of families, which includes McDaniel’s most committed parents and family members.  Council members connect with prospective... Read more →


Victor C. Dickerson "Vic' of Deptford

July 2, 1961 - February 11, 2021 Deptford- Victor C. Diickerson "Vic". On February 11, 2021. Age 59. Born in Camden, NJ he was the son of the late Anthony and Edna (Barrow) Ignatovich. Vic is survived by his sons, Michael Dickerson (Ariel), Victor Dickerson; grandchildren, Spencer, Katlyn, Cheyanne, Daniel; sister, Doreen Eggers (George); nieces, Nicole White (Mike), Tori, Lynzie, Amanda and Ashlynn Eggers ; great-niece, Maryella White. Vic was also predeceased by his sister, Mary White (John). A memorial service will be celebrated at 3 pm on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at the First Baptist Church (Epiphany Church) of... Read more →


Ocean State Jobs Lot Coat Drive a Success

Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL) is pleased to announce that its 2020 “Buy, Give, Get” program has resulted in the collection of 42,000 winter coats, nearly 12,000 more than last year, to be donated to veterans in need this winter. From late October through early January, the “Buy, Give, Get” program at the closeout discount retailer’s 142 stores in nine states encouraged customers to purchase a quality, brand-name men’s or women’s winter coat for $40 (retail value: $80- $120 ) and give it back to the store for donation to a veteran. In appreciation of the donation, customers received a... Read more →


Michelle Epley of West Deptford

Michelle is the beloved wife of Thomas Epley, daughter of Fred and Anna Tucci. Sister to Fred Tucci (Suzette). Devoted mother of Brandon Epley (Nicole), Alayna Gottschling (Nick), and Olivia Epley. Loving Mimi to Sloane, Sadie, Garrett, many nieces and nephews and all those that she touched with her love. Michelle worked for many years in retail sales, before leaving to take care of her grandchildren full time. She loved nothing more than taking care of others. Those who found themselves in her presence felt the love that she radiated. There will be a viewing from 6pm to 8pm Wednesday... Read more →


West Deptford MVC Center Closed Until Feb. 16

TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJ-MVC) has announced that the West Deptford Regional/Licensing Center has been closed due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19, and will reopen Tuesday, Feb. 16. The employee who tested positive was last in the agency Saturday, Jan. 30. MVC Centers Reopening The following MVC Centers will reopen after full COVID-19 cleaning and the completion of staff quarantine. They had to close because an employee tested positive for COVID-19 at each location, and are scheduled to reopen on these dates: Wayne Licensing Center Friday, Feb. 5 Camden Licensing Center Friday, Feb. 5... Read more →


Photos of Downtown Gloucester City on a Snowy Night

The Broadway and Monmouth Street intersection, looking towards St. Mary's Church, located at 425 Monmouth Street (photo by Kathy Reddy) (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(Feb 3, 2021)(CNBNews)--Kathy Reddy, of Sunshine Florist Shop, Broadway and Monmouth Street took some fabulous photos Monday night, February 1 of St. Mary's Church, the Gloucester City Municipal Building and the Veterans Monument during the snowstorm. The Veterans monument on the far left and the Gloucester City Municipal Building, on the right (photo by Kathy Reddy) PNC Bank on the left, St. Mary's Church in the distance and Bank of America on the right (photo by Kathy Reddy)... Read more →


CNB Books: Fighting the First Wave

Why the Coronavirus Was Tackled So Differently Across the Globe By Peter Baldwin ISBN 9781316518335 Hardcover/$24.95 March 2020 Everyone had to accept the possibility of being quarantined for the collective weal. But until the disease was eradicated everywhere and for all, there was no end of things for anyone. A reserve of infection in one neighborhood, among one set of citizens, or in one part of the world, spelled danger for the rest. We are only as safe as the sickest member of our community. So long as a critical mass has not been vaccinated, there will be no real... Read more →


Good News: Ocean State Job Lot Charitable Foundation Distributes PPE to Deptford Police

Members of the Deptford Police Department recently picked up their PPE donation from the Ocean State Job Lot store located at 409 Almonesson Road in Deptford, NJ Recipients include first responders in all 142 communities in which OSJL operates North Kingstown, RI – January 12, 2021 - Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ocean State Job Lot Charitable Foundation has leveraged its global supply chain to provide hundreds of thousands of pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) to healthcare organizations and municipalities. In continuation of that effort, the Foundation is currently distributing more than $1.7 million worth of additional PPE to... Read more →


Teresa A. Severance of Deptford/Gloucester City, Past Sheriff and Holt Employee, GHS Alum Class of 74

On January 14, 2021. (nee Cooney) Age 65. Of Deptford and formerly of Gloucester City. Loving husband of the late Edward R. Severance. Predeceased by her parents: Raymond Cooney, Sr. and Teresa Mary Cooney (nee Coons). Cherished mother of Tracy (Anthony) Hartman (nee Boody) and the late Raymond E. Cowgill, III (surviving Paula Abate). Beloved and devoted grandmother of James D. Spencer, Anthony Hartman and Angela Rae Cowgill. Predeceased by her brother, Raymond Cooney surviving wife Eileen Cooney (nee Murphy). Dear Aunt of Danielle (Tyler) Zook (nee Cooney) and Dean Cooney (fiancé Katelyn Cairns). Teresa was born on July 26,... Read more →


OPEN OUR SCHOOLS NOW! You Are Hurting Our Children!

You Can No Longer Blame Trump, What Happens Now Is On Your Watch- ~CNBNews (NAPSI)—The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting nationwide K-12 school closures have created a social and economic impact that has paralyzed many communities. The lack of a proven technological solutions to help counter the impact of COVID in schools has compounded the crisis—but that can be fixed. Recently, two important developments have created an opportunity for a new national strategy to address the economic and health challenges facing schools, while equipping every classroom with healthy air filtration technology. The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA), recently signed into law,... Read more →


PET FOR ADOPTION: Meet Jasmine

Jasmine German Shepherd Dog Adult Female Available for Adoption Matawan, NJ 15 miles away Organization Contact Info: Husky House 391 Rt 34 Matawan, NJ 07747 Huskyhouseinc@gmail.com http://huskyhouse.org Meet Jasmine. Rescued, after being found tied up outside and freezing, Jasmine is looking for her loving forever home. Jasmine is a sweet girl who gets along well with other dogs her size. She can be protective of her people and home. Although Jasmine gets along well with kids, due to her overprotective nature, she would do best in an adult home. Jasmine gets along well with male dogs, but can be particular... Read more →


Deptford Skating Ring: $20 For 4 General Admissions/4 Fun Zone Passes (Reg. $46)

Business Highlights Fun for all ages 15,000 sq. ft. indoor skating rink Business Details https://www.dscdeptford.com/ Business Details indoor activity About This Deal You’ve got a brand new pair of roller skates or roller blades and Deptford Skating Center has the key. More accurately, this fun Deal provides the key to a fantastically entertaining time at Deptford Skating Center. Enjoy skating admission and Fun Zone passes for four, a $46 value, for only $20. Fine Print Merchant will abide by gift certificate state laws. No cash or credit back. Each certificate must be used in one visit. Not valid on tax... Read more →


I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound Closed Tonight for Concrete Repairs in Camden County

Two lanes will be closed on I-76 eastbound near the ramp (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the overnight closure of the I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound and the closure of two lanes on I-76 eastbound for Gloucestercitynews.net files concrete repairs in Camden County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, December 23 until 6 a.m. tomorrow, December 24, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound. In addition, the two right lanes on I-76 eastbound near the ramp are scheduled... Read more →


50 Percent Off Coupons Offered by Businesses in Gloucester City and throughout New Jersey

Gloucester CITY, NJ(December 14, 2020)(CNBNewsnet)--LocalFlavor.com serves communities small and large, with thousands of local Deals and coupons in hundreds of towns and cities across the country. They also offer Deals from select nationwide retailers in your home town. For example here in Gloucester City Vitale's Italian Bistro, 942 Ninth Street, and Holy City Publick House, 332 Jersey Avenue are both offering a 50% off coupon to the public. Restaurants are not the only venues offering discounts, First Choice Tire and Off-Road Center, 1038 NORTH EVERGREEN AVENUE Woodbury is offering 50 percent off on certain purchases. Check out their website for... Read more →


CONSUMER ALERT: Santa Doesnt Need Your SS Number

December 17, 2020 by Jim Kreidler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC This year, during the pandemic, your holidays might be moving a bit online. On the 10th day of Consumer Protection, maybe you’re planning to send e-cards to family and friends. Or maybe your kids are writing their letter to Santa online, using a site that promises a customized letter back from Santa. Before you share your personal information — and certainly before you pay: Check out the website. Do a quick online search for the site or company name, plus the words “complaint,” “review,” or “scam.” What do people say... Read more →


Op-Ed: Pinelands Fail to Investigate NJNG Spills

New Jersey Sierra Club During the Pinelands Commission December public meeting, the Commissioners discussed their visit to the spill sites at Joint Base in Lakehurst. The commissioners who visited said they could not see any damage on the surface of the site and vegetation looked like it was not impacted. Meanwhile Commissioner Llyod raised the issue that the spill occurred 20 feet below the surface and occurred close to 20 months ago. Commissioner Earlen commented that when he visited the site 24 hours after the first spill, it occurred in the roadways, cut through a retaining wall, and into wetlands.... Read more →


NJ Sierra Club: DRBC Sells Out the Delaware River

- Approves Dangerous Gibbstown LNG Port Today the Delaware River Basin Commission upheld the approval of New Fortress Energy’s LNG facility. The Delaware River Partners (DRP) Gibbstown Logistics Center project includes a multi-use deep-water seaport and international logistics center currently under development, located at River Mile 86.5 of the Delaware River in Greenwich Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey. New York was the only state that opposed the resolution and offered an alternative to delay the vote until further research was done. No other state seconded that alternative and so it was dropped. Jeff Tittel, Director of the New Jersey Sierra... Read more →


MVC Centers in Randolph and Eatontown Closed; Others are Reopening

TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission has announced that the Randolph Licensing Center and Eatontown Regional/Licensing Center are closed due to a single employee testing positive for COVID-19 at each location. Randolph Licensing Center will be closed until Saturday, Dec. 12. The employee who tested positive was last in the Randolph Center Friday, Nov. 27. Eatontown Regional/Licensing Center will be closed until Tuesday, December 15. The employee who tested positive was last in the Eatontown Center Monday, Nov. 30. Road test operations and the inspection stations remain open at both the Randolph and Eatontown locations, as they are... Read more →


MVC Centers in Trenton, Medford, and Newark Closed; Others Opening on Friday

TRENTON – Trenton Regional/Vehicle Center, Medford Vehicle Center, and Newark Regional/Licensing Center have been closed due to an employee at each location testing positive for COVID-19, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission has announced. Trenton Regional/Vehicle Center will reopen Wednesday, Dec. 16. The employee who tested positive was last in the Trenton Center today, Dec. 1. Medford Vehicle Center will reopen Wednesday, Dec. 9. The employee who tested positive was last in the Medford Center Tuesday, Nov. 24. Newark Regional/Licensing Center will reopen Wednesday, Dec. 16. The employee who tested positive was last in the Newark Center today, Dec. 1.... Read more →


PrimoHoagies Donating Holiday Gifts to 135 Children

PrimoHoagies Delivers Holiday Cheer to Children with Donations to Delaware Valley Children’s Charity through PrimoCares WESTVILLE, NJ. (December 2, 2020) – PrimoHoagies today announced it would sponsor 135 children through Delaware Valley Children’s Charity by donating items on their holiday wish lists through its charitable arm, PrimoCares. The donations will be dropped off at C.B. Community School in Manayunk, Drueding Center in Kensington, and St. Veronica’s School in North Philadelphia on Thursday, December 3 by way of a PrimoHoagies caravan of delivery trucks and a surprise visit from Santa Claus. Throughout the holiday season, customers at each PrimoHoagies location are... Read more →


William P. Gies, of Blackwood and Deptford

Blackwood - On November 23, 2020. Age 62. Formerly of Deptford. Born in Philadelphia, PA on June 16, 1958 to the late Francis Gies and late Kathleen M. (nee Keegan). Survived by his brothers, George Gies (Dorothy), James Gies (Denise Mason-Gies) and Joseph Gies; his nieces, Margaret and Stephanie Gies and nephew, Wade Gies. Bill was a member of the VFW Post 7927 in Blackwood. At his request, services will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.comunder the obituary of William P. Gies. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN–HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City Ph:856-456-1142 Read more →


Live Entertainment Returns to Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City

“A Motown Christmas” Tickets Go On Sale Friday, Nov. 27 at 10 a.m. Atlantic City, N.J. (Nov. 24, 2020) – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City announced today that they will safely bring back live music this holiday season with Motor City Live’s “A Motown Christmas” featuring holiday classics. This holiday series will be hosted at Sound Waves and will run select dates from Friday, Dec. 11 through Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020. Tickets cost $29 and go on sale Friday, Nov. 27, and will be sold as individual tables of two and four seats to ensure social distancing. The... Read more →


MVC Employees Continual COVID Illnesses Keep Licensing Centers Closed

West Deptford MVC Center Closed, Wayne MVC Center Closure Extended TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission has announced that the West Deptford Regional/Licensing Center has been closed, due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19, and the current closure of the Wayne Licensing Center has been extended. The West Deptford Regional/Licensing Center will reopen Thursday, Dec. 3. The employee who tested positive was last in the West Deptford Center on Wednesday, Nov. 18. The closure of the Wayne Licensing Center has been extended to Friday, Dec. 4, as an additional Wayne employee tested positive for COVID-19, requiring a... Read more →


Is The New Jersey Transit River Line Coming To Your Town?

The GCL corridor traverses Gloucester and Camden counties including the communities of Glassboro, Pitman, Sewell, Mantua Twp., Deptford Twp. Wenonah, Woodbury Heights, Woodbury, Westville, Brooklawn, Gloucester City, and Camden. The proposed line would restore passenger rail service along an existing rail line using light rail vehicles similar to the NJ TRANSIT River LINE. A 45-day public comment period on the Draft EIS will start on November 2, 2020 and end on December 17, 2020. As part of the EIS public participation process, the Glassboro-Camden Line (GCL) Project Team will hold two (2) virtual public hearings via Zoom, where interested members... Read more →


Carmella R. Popjoy of Oak Valley

Carmella R. Popjoy Oak Valley, N.J. Carmella R. Popjoy (nee Campitelli), 81, of Oak Valley, New Jersey, passed away on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Born in South Philadelphia, Carmella was a 1957 graduate of Hallahan High School. They settled in Oak Valley in 1962 and was a very active member of St. Margaret's Church and Women's Club. Prior to retiring, Carmella was a payroll clerk at KMart in Mantua for over 15 years. A loving and outgoing lady, Carmella's smile would light up a room. She was devoted to her family, especially her grandchildren. Treasured memories were captured during trips... Read more →


U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito Orders Pa Officials to Segregate & Count Ballots that Arrived After Election Day

(GLOUCESTERCITYNEWS.NET)(Nov. 6, 2020)--According to The EPOCH TIMES U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito Gloucestercitynews.net photo files Friday ordered Pennsylvania election officials to segregate and separately count ballots that arrived after Election Day. Alito granted a request by the state’s Republican party to separate mail-in ballots received between 8 p.m. Nov. 3 and 5 p.m. Nov. 6 from those that arrived by Election Day, in accordance with state guidance. He ordered (pdf) that those segregated ballots must be kept “in a secure, safe and sealed container separate from other voted ballots.” The justice, however,... Read more →


Ocean State Job Lot Announces Return of ‘Buy, Give, Get’ Program

Benefit Veterans in Need this Holiday Season Premier Closeout Retailer Invites Customers to Help Veterans in Nine States North Kingstown, RI - (October 29, 2020) – Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL), a privately-held, family-operated discount retail chain with 143 stores in New England, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce the return of its annual ‘Buy, Give, Get’ program to benefit veterans in need. Beginning Thursday, October 29th, any customer who buys a warm winter coat at OSJL for $40 (retail value: $80-$120) and gives it back to the store as a donation to veterans in need,... Read more →


Congressman Norcross Wins Re-Election

CHERRY HILL, NJ – On Tuesday, Congressman Donald Norcross officially won a fourth full term representing New Jersey’s First Congressional District. “It is a great honor to earn the opportunity to serve the people of New Jersey’s 1st Congressional District once more in Congress,” said Norcross. “Now more than ever as our nation battles covid-19, we must recommit ourselves to work for the people of New Jersey – the health care professionals, teachers, first responders, union members, veterans, and seniors – who deserve greater representation in Washington and a fighting chance at the American dream. “Thank you to the thousands... Read more →


South Jersey Residents Earn Award from WGU

SALT LAKE CITY (Grassroots Newswire) November 2, 2020 - The following local residents have earned an Award of Excellence at Western Governors University. The award is given to students who perform at a superior level in their coursework. * Kendall Amos of Deptford, N.J. has earned an Award of Excellence at Western Governors University College of Business. * Linda Metz of Oaklyn, N.J. has earned an Award of Excellence at Western Governors University College of Business. About WGU Established in 1997 by 19 U.S. governors with a mission to expand access to high-quality, affordable higher education, online, nonprofit WGU now... Read more →