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Cleanup Plan Approved for Matteo & Sons West Deptford Superfund Site

WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (November 12, 2019) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a cleanup plan to address lead and other contamination on a portion of the Matteo & Sons, Inc. Superfund Site in... Read more →


Road to Recovery/Opioid Summit and HIDTA Designation Announcement

WOODBURY, NJ (November 4, 2019)--On October 30, Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore and his staff worked closely with a broad spectrum of stakeholders from the public and private sectors to convene a timely Summit addressing... Read more →


Congressman Norcross on College Affordability Act

Last week, I joined with my colleagues on the Education and Labor Committee in introducing the College Affordability Act - a bold, comprehensive plan to lower the cost of college and give student borrowers the... Read more →


Charlie Bakely, Raised in Gloucester City; Long-Time Iron Worker, Former Westville Councilman, U.S Army Veteran, GHS Alumnus

Charles C. Bakely William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews NORTH WILDWOOD, NJ -(October 30, 2019)—Charles C. Bakely, of North Wildwood passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019 at the age of 87. Charlie was born... Read more →


Outstanding Senior Volunteer honored at annual Senior Luncheon

(Deptford, NJ) Last Wednesday the recipient of the Gloucester County 2019 Outstanding Senior Volunteer award, Gail Nelson, was honored with a proclamation presented by the Gloucester County Board of ChosenFreeholders at the Gloucester County Senior... Read more →


Jonas Cattell Run, Fort Mercer 5-K/18th Century Field Day October 27

(National Park, NJ) -- On Sunday,Oct. 27, Gloucester County will be celebrating the 50th Anniversaryof the 10-mile Jonas Cattell Run to warn the soldiers of Fort Mercer at RedBank that over 1200 Hessian soldiers were... Read more →


MEDC shows support for the Shop, Dine, Go Local campaign

(Deptford, NJ) -- Freeholder Heather Simmons attended the Municipal Economic Development Committee's (MEDC) meeting at Auletto Caterers in Deptford on Sept. 27, 2019 to discuss and promote the county’s 2019 Shop, Dine, Go Local campaign.... Read more →


Three Deptford High School students recognized for national achievements

(Deptford, NJ) On Monday, Sept. 30, Freeholder Jim Jefferson presented three Deptford High School seniors with certificates of achievement for their dedication and hard work in academics and athletics. Students Megan Brown and Chinmayee Narayan... Read more →


Mark W. Breslin of Gloucester City Struck and Killed by Hit & Run Driver

Mark Breslin Killed by Hit & Run Driver CNBNews.net--West Deptford, NJ--(September 23, 2019)On Thursday, September 19, 2019 at approximately 9:37 pm, the West Deptford Police Department received a report of a hit and run pedestrian... Read more →


Obituary: Maria Mazzone of Deptford, formerly of Haddon Twp.

Gloucestercitynews.net--DEPTFORD, NJ--Maria Mazzone (nee Scarpato), on September 14, 2019, of Deptford; formerly of Haddon Twp. Age 60. Beloved wife of the late Ronald Mazzone. Devoted daughter of the late Ralph and Rita (nee Mongelli) Scarpato.... Read more →


Route 47 traffic shift required as Route 47 Bridge over I-295 replacement project

One lane will remain open in both directions during next stage of construction (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a traffic shift on Route 47 in both directions as the... Read more →


Gloucester City Business Matches Donations for New Bikes

By Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Gloucester City, NJ (August 29, 2019)--RiverPark Pub, located at 200 Jersey Ave in Gloucester City, is known for its community involvement. With the sudden rash of bicycles being stolen in our... Read more →


NJ Senate President Steve Sweeney's PathToProgress NJ.org

People across the state have been making the case for the Path to Progress reforms - have you seen it in the news lately? You can learn more about the Path to Progress here. Another... Read more →


American Legion Mid-Atlantic Baseball Tournament: Brooklawn Plays Vienna Today 11:30

Team Brooklawn Post 72 Canal Post 25 Funkstown Post 211 Hamburg Post 527 Morgantown Post 2 Randolph County Post 45 - HOST Vienna Post 180 Wilmington Post 10 Sunday, August 11, 2019 Wednesday, August 07,... Read more →


Offering Home Buyers in Gloucester City and the Garden State More Affordable Opportunities

(Gloucester City, NJ)(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 5, 2019)--New Jersey residents pay the highest property taxes in the US, climbing annually to an average of $8,767 last year. Although taxes are a little lower in Gloucester City, they are... Read more →


West Deptford School District Recognized for Dramatic Academic Improvements

Dr. Lamont Repollet, Commissioner of the NJ Department of Education, announced the annual Lighthouse Districts this week. The designation recognizes dramatic academic improvement. The nine districts and two charter schools named have demonstrated measurable progress... Read more →


American Legion sponsored Centennial Ride to be streamed live online

Department-sponsored Centennial Ride to be streamed live online BY: The American Legion (Gloucestercitynews.net) --The American Legion’s 100th anniversary will be celebrated with an 1,875-mile motorcycle trek through the heart of the nation July 31-Aug. 4.... Read more →


Brooklawn Post 72 Advances to Eight-Team Final; Tournament Starts Friday at Kean University

BROOKLAWN, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)-(July 24, 2019)--Brooklawn Post 72 will be competing in the NJ American Legion State Tournament advancing to the eight-team final by earning the second spot in the District 4 playoffs, according to SouthJersey.com... Read more →


$30.1M in Local Freight Impact Fund Grants Released; Camden City $1.2M, Bellmawr, $800,000

Program funds improvements to heavy truck routes on local roads (Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced $30.1 million in grants as part of the Local Freight Impact Fund program that... Read more →


The Matteo & Sons Cleanup Plan to be Discussed Wednesday Night

EPA to hold public meeting on July 17 West Deptford, N.J. (Gloucestercitynews.net)– Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a cleanup plan to address lead and other contamination on a portion of the Matteo... Read more →


William P. Edelmayer Dies Suddenly, Teacher of the Year, Citizen Hero

William P. Edelmayer, “Will”, suddenly on July 11, 2019, of Washington Twp.; formerly of Deptford. Age 45. Beloved husband of Maryellen (nee Hoffnagle). Devoted father of Amanda and Mason. Loving son of Helen (nee Kerr)... Read more →


Delsea Regional High School ROTC Sgt. Charged with Criminal Sexual Contact

FRANKLINVILLE, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 3, 2019)--Staff Sergeant James Merritt, age 58, employed at the Delsea Regional High School in the Gloucester City News blog files Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) Program, has been criminally charged by... Read more →


PATCO News for Wawa Welcome America and More

Ride PATCO to Wawa Welcome America Wawa Welcome America is a multi-day festival with free multicultural and multi-generational events celebrating America’s birthday in America’s birthplace – Philadelphia. The citywide festival, spanning the Waterfront through Center... Read more →


Wawa Welcome America Waterfront Fireworks: June 29

PHILADELPHIA PA--Take in spectacular views of this summer's Wawa Welcome America fireworks on the Delaware River Waterfront at Independence Seaport Museum! Get a front-row seat to the show by watching from our second-floor deck and... Read more →


Video: Residents Living in South Jersey Communities Feel Philadelphia Refinery Explosions

image courtesy of 6ABC PHILADELPHIA, PA (June 21, 2019)--6ABC reported earlier today that residents in the Philadelphia and South Jersey area were awakened by multiple explosions and a massive fire at a 150-year-old refinery complex... Read more →


More Instances of Fraud and Mismanagement Over New Jersey Tax Incentives Surface in New Report

“This story was originally published by ProPublica.” by Jeff Pillets and Nancy Solomon, WNYC A hospital connected to New Jersey political boss George E. Norcross III lied to win state tax breaks, a new special... Read more →


National Weather Alert: Severe Weather Warning for South Jersey Today and Monday

MOORESTOWN, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 16, 2019)--The Moorestown Police Department released the following weather alert regarding the chance of severe Thunderstorms in South Jersey today and Monday in the afternoon and evening. There is a chance of... Read more →