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Jill Ann Travis, age 55, Succumbed To Injuries Substained From A House Fire

On January 13, 2022, Jill passed away due to injuries sustained from a house fire at age 55. (nee Oldson) Of West Deptford. Loving and devoted wife of 38 years to Merial “JR” E. Travis, Jr. Loving mother of Brittany Erin Craft (Brian), John Dillon Travis (Brittany Genovese) and Taylor Leigh Travis (Zach Pierce). Cherished grandmother of Katharine Lily Craft and Jack Phillip Travis. Dear sister of Carla Gillies (Edward) and beloved aunt of Meghan Gillies and Kendall Gillies. Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Monday morning, January 24th, from 10 AM to 12 Noon at the... Read more →


THE JEAN GIAMPOLA BRIDGE

Gloucester County honors Jean Giampola with the renaming of County Bridge Number 3-F-18 PAULSBORO, NJ --The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners joined by Paulsboro Councilmembers gathered to rename County Bridge Number 3-F-18 in honor of Jeanne Giampola. Before the bridge, auto traffic was blocked on a daily basis for up to an hour at a time by the trains, creating a nuisance and, more importantly, a public safety hazard, since emergency vehicles were part of the traffic jams. Giampola, who served as a borough councilwoman and community advocate before her death at age 81 in 2016, made it her mission... Read more →


FOR SALE BRAND NEW STATIONARY BIKE, Price Reduced from $139 to $99, Located in Gloucester City

PRO GEAR, already assembled. Weight limit 250 pounds. Will make a nice Christmas present Located in Gloucester City, to make arrangements to see the bike, Email CNBNews1@gmail.com for the address. ON THE SUBJECT LINE WRITE PRO GEAR THE ASKING PRICE IS $139/Reduced to $99 Read more →


City of Gloucester City Sells North Wind Schooner to Gloucester Sail, a Non-Profit Organization

Students aboard the North Wind (photo provide) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 20, 2021)--The City of Gloucester City sold The Schooner North Wind to the Gloucester City Sail organization last month. According to Mayor Dayl Baile, the City had the schooner appraised, and the value of it was $50,000. The City sold it to the Gloucester Sail organization for that amount, $50,000. That money will go back into the City’s Urban Development Action Grant (UDAG)program. Hopefully, Gloucester Sail’s non-profit organization will continue the good work they have been doing for all these years,” said the mayor. In May 2008 the City... Read more →


SAY IT ISN'T SO! Gloucester County DEMS Plan To Segregate County’s First Black Sheriff

WHAT IS THE REASON THE SHERIFF 'S OFFICE IS BEING MOVED??? Sheriff’s office and all staff need to stay where they are MULLICA HILL – Gloucester County Commissioners-Elect Chris Konawel and Nick DeSilvio demanded officials in Gloucester County government immediately halt plans to move the county Sheriff’s office Jonathan Sammons Gloucester County’s first Black sheriff from the county's administrative office on South Broad Street in Woodbury to the shuttered county jail on Hunter Street. “Last month we were proud to have elected Jonathan Sammons as Gloucester County’s first Black sheriff. Now the Democrats who control county government are moving the... Read more →


Rowan Assistant Head Football Coach Tom Doddy Retiring After 22 Years

GLASSBORO, NJ - Longtime Rowan assistant head football coach Tom Doddy has announced his retirement after 22 years of working with the Profs’ program. Doddy has served in a variety of roles on staff throughout the years and most recently was the offensive line coach and run game coordinator from 2017 through the 2021 season. He came to Rowan in 2000 to join head coach K.C. Keeler’s staff as offensive coordinator and remained in that role under current head coach Jay Accorsi through 2014. Doddy then took over as defensive coordinator from 2015 to 2016 before moving into his current... Read more →


Gloucester County Residents, Get Your Flu Shot

Protect yourself and others this holiday season with a FREE Flu Shot The Gloucester County Department of Health is offering free flu clinics through the end of the year for all Gloucester County residents. Director Robert M. Damminger said, "Receiving a flu shot is the best way to keep you and others safe from contracting the flu. Getting together to celebrate the holidays is an important part of the holidays, you don’t want to get the flu to keep you from family and friends over the holiday!” Commissioner Jim Jefferson, Liaison to the Department of Health, said, “Gloucester County proudly... Read more →


A Look At Christmas 1966 in S.Jersey & Philly

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews The short video below is from 1966, it is Christmas time in South Jersey, and the Philadelphia region. Mel Torme, a well-known singer at that time is doing a promo for WCAU radio and television station. The video showcases a parade float advertising WIBBAGE 99 radio station, images of Gimbels, Horn, and Hardarts, kids sledding on American Flyer sleds plus more. Such fond memories of an easier time in life, without the internet, email, cell phones, 24-hour news, riots, smash and grab, Etc. Yes, there was turmoil in the world, the Vietnam War, and... Read more →


Yury I. Kruty Named Special Agent in Charge for IRS- Criminal Investigation in Pennsylvania/Delawar

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Yury I. Kruty has been selected as the new Special Agent in Charge for IRS- Criminal Investigation (CI) in Pennsylvania and Delaware. He is one of 21 Special Agents in Charge across the country, each responsible for a specific field office. Prior to his selection as the Special Agent in Charge, Mr. Kruty worked for two years in the New York Field Office as an Assistant Special Agent in Charge. In this position, Mr. Kruty oversaw four groups of special agents in the Long Island, New York area. He also oversaw the Use of Force Program for... Read more →


New Owner for Clancy's Brooklawn, And Fond Memories of Wayne's Log Cabin

Clancy's Pub, Route 130, Brooklawn, formerly Waynes Log Cabin (CNBNews photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews BROOKLAWN, NJ--Empire Sports Bar & Grill is coming to Clancy’s Pub property in Brooklawn, NJ., according to Mark Mathews of 42Freeway. The new owner of the property is Derviş Aktürk of the nearby Empire Diner (a.k.a. the Brooklawn Diner) and he will continue to operate both restaurants, offering a different menu and experience in the two very close eateries. In January 2021 Peyton and Me noticed the property was listed for sale, the asking price was $459,900. The last time it was sold... Read more →


I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to be closed Tuesday night

Overnight closures necessary to repair guide rail (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound/I-295 southbound is scheduled to be closed Tuesday night, as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 11 p.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, November 23 until 5 a.m. Wednesday, November 24, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound/I-295 southbound, also known as Al-Jo's Curve. The two right lanes on I-295 southbound also will be closed after Exit 28/Route 168. These closures will allow... Read more →


Young Americans for Liberty OPPOSES Selective Service Expansion to Women

Austin, TX – As the Senate Armed Services Committee debates the merits of a “gender-neutral” selective service, Young Americans for Liberty (YAL)—the nation’s most active youth libertarian organization—is going on the offensive, arguing against the draft’s existence in the first place. After passing House 316-113 in September, the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) has moved to the Senate, where it sits in committee. Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) is leading the charge to change the bill’s language, requiring that “all Americans”—not just males—register with the Selective Service System. Unlike other right-of-center organizations that mainly reject the conscription of women on... Read more →


Amazon Hiring Delivery Service Partner Driver

Location: Gloucester City, NJ, 08030 Posted On: 2021-11-06 (valid until 2021-12-27) PART_TIME CONTRACTOR JOB DESCRIPTION Are you interested in a new opportunity where you can work independently, make a difference in your community, and delight hundreds of customers every day? Apply to be a Delivery Driver today. DSPs offer competitive compensation, benefits, a great company culture, and opportunities for growth. No delivery experience is required. What You"ll Do: As a Delivery Driver, you"ll drive a vehicle, delivering 200-250 packages per day. You will be a delivery hero in the neighborhoods you serve - delivering hundreds of smiles to customers every... Read more →


UPS Seeking Seasonal Personal Vehicle Package Driver

APPLY NOW Philadelphia Airport HubPrimary Location: 1 Hog Island Road , PHILADELPHIA, PA - United States, 19153 Other Location: $21 / hour + 56 Cents Per MileFacility Philadelphia Airport HubJob ID PAPHA6 $21 / hour + 56 Cents Per Mile As a Personal Vehicle Driver, you’ll enjoy a fast-paced, physical position that gets you outdoors and connecting with customers. From the driver’s seat of your own car, find out what you’ll become at UPS. About the role: • Lift, lower and carry packages up to 70 pounds • Full time, opportunity to work eight hours, Monday-Friday • Saturday and holiday... Read more →


Body Found Floating in Timber Creek, Gloucester Township

Glendora, N.J. – The body of a deceased male was pulled from Timber Creek in Gloucester Township, announced Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins. Timber Creek, Gloucester Township The body was found floating in the water on Monday morning, November 1st in the area of the 400 block of Front Street. No further details are available at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Tanner Ogilvie with the CCPO’s Major Crimes Unit at 856-650-6398 or Gloucester Township Police Detective Nicholas Aumendo at 856-228-4500. Tips can also be sent anonymously... Read more →


Rowan Sports Results: Football, Soccer, Volleyball

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair State jumped out to a 17-0 lead and never looked back in handing Rowan a 20-7 defeat in NJAC football action today. After a scoreless first quarter, MSU (2-6; 1-3 NJAC) got on the board with 8:26 left in the second as the Red Hawks capped a 95-yard drive when Jamie Hamilton caught a 30-yard pass from Ja’Quill Burch. The home team added another in the third when Nelson Reilly made a 22-yard reception to put Montclair up 14-0. Early in the fourth, Montclair State went 44 yards and Andrew Myerson connected on a 28-yard field... Read more →


Edwin James Lafferty of Woodbury, Founder of New Sharon Fire Company

On October 22, 2021. Age 65. Of Woodbury. Loving husband of 40 years to Jean Lafferty (nee Stout). Loving father of Colin and Chase Lafferty. Beloved brother of Patrick Lafferty (Marie), Robert Lafferty and Anthony Lafferty (Cathy). Predeceased by his parents, Anthony W. Lafferty and Evelyn Lafferty (nee Brynan). Also survived by his father-in-law, Raymond E. Stout, Jr. and sister-in-laws, Jill Pippet and Janet Goulet. Also survived by his loving nieces and nephews, who he always loved spending time with. Jim started his fire service with New Sharon Fire Company in Deptford in 1981. He has been a proud member... Read more →


Gloucester County Job Fair, October 15

(Sewell, NJ)-Gloucester County will hold a Mega Job Fair on Friday, October 15 from 9 a.m. to noon at the RCSJ Gymnasium. The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and Workforce Development Board (WDB) encourage residents to attend and to dress for success, bring copies of their resume and prepare for on the spot interviews. “The Mega Job Fair is a great opportunity to see all of the employers that have opportunities across the county. Whether you’re searching for a service industry job, tech job or maybe a position in healthcare, full time or part time positions are available,” said Commissioner... Read more →


LOOKING FOR THE PURR-FECT PET? Visit the Gloucester County Animal Shelter

Raleigh (Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) is open for animal lovers to walk through our kennels. We are open to view and/or adopt an animal Tuesday through Thursday 12 Noon - 7PM and Friday & Saturday 12 Noon - 4PM. The Adoption Office is closed on Sunday's, Monday's and all major holidays. An approved application is not required to walk through the kennel, but we do encourage you to fill an application out prior to arrival just in case you would like to meet an animal available for adoption. “We have so many animals available for adoption at... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Seeking Public's Help with Locating Driver who Failed to Stop

This GTPD Crime Stoppers VIDEO can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/H9nGEIs7E24 On Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 2:52 AM a Gloucester Township Police Patrolman observed the pictured silver in color 1999 to 2002 Chevy Silverado Pickup exit the Lakeview Apartments onto Lower Landing Road with the rear license plate covered by black cardboard. The Officer pulled over vehicle onto Lower Landing Road, which took off at a high rate of speed after the Officer exited his vehicle. The fleeing vehicle sped into a residential neighborhood, in which the Officer did not pursue. After reviewing body camera and dash camera video, the... Read more →


Scathing Report Reveals New Jersey Parole Board Fails Citizens

Lack of Oversight and Due Process Findings Provide Timely Credence for Sundiata Acoli Release TRENTON, NJ — In a scathing report to public defenders across the state, the New Jersey Office of the Public Defender (OPD) Parole Project said the state’s Parole Board consistently fails to uphold its state-mandate to release parole-eligible applicants. The report lends new heft behind the efforts by the Bring Sundiata Acoli Home Alliance, a grassroots effort to have Sundiata Acoli regain his freedom. Acoli, age 84, has been imprisoned since 1973 yet is eligible for parole since 1993. The Parole Board has denied his release... Read more →


New Willow Place traffic pattern to take effect next week in Bellmawr

in advance of traffic shift onto temporary Browning Road Bridge Willow Place to connect to Victory Drive and be one-way from Browning Road (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a traffic pattern change for Willow Place in advance of a traffic shift onto the temporary Browning Road Bridge as part of the Direct Connect project in Bellmawr, Camden County. On Monday afternoon, October 11, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to implement a new traffic pattern on Willow Place in Bellmawr in advance of a traffic shift onto the temporary Browning Road Bridge, which... Read more →


SHORT TEMPERS: Schools Across the Country Struggle with Behavior as Students Return

Gloucester High School, Gloucester City, NJ (CNBNews photo credit) Kalyn Belsha, Chalkbeat Alyssa Rodriguez expected a rocky readjustment this school year. The Chicago social worker figured she’d see more students who felt anxious, frustrated by their schoolwork, or disoriented by unfamiliar routines. A month into school, she says she underestimated the challenge ahead. Student behavior referrals are up, as middle schoolers hurt each others’ feelings with comments they’d usually only be bold enough to say online. She and other social workers have seen more verbal and physical fights, and worried parents are calling with concerns about their child’s shorter-than-usual temper.... Read more →


5K Run and 1 mile Fun Run/Walk Saturday at Cooper River Park from 9-11 AM

Tomorrow’s weather is looking perfect for the 9/11 Heroes Run –Hope to see you there! A great event and a great way to honor and remember our heroes that gave their lives on 9/11, and all the first responders and military personnel that have made the ultimate sacrifice. " Dawn M. Ragan, Executive Director Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund 162 W. White Horse Pike Berlin, NJ 08009 (856)768-9656 www.camdencountyhero.com You don’t have to be a hero to keep a dream alive… Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Abortion-By-Hanger Deemed Safe 

September 30, 2021 Bill Donahue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the 2021 Women's March on Washington which will be held on Oct. 2nd. [Note: This news release contains graphic language.] According to the organizers of this year's Women's March on Washington, there is nothing dangerous, scary or harmful about a pregnant woman inserting a wire hanger into her vagina to kill her child. That's why those who show up with a hanger, or hanger imagery, will get booted, even if their purpose is to protest abortion-law restrictions. A pregnancy at 39 weeks or at full... Read more →


New Treatment for Mast Cell Tumors in Dogs

November 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the approval of Stelfonta (tigilanol tiglate injection) to treat dogs with non-metastatic, skin-based (cutaneous) mast cell tumors (MCTs). The FDA is also approving Stelfonta to treat non-metastatic MCTs located under the dog’s skin (subcutaneous), in particular areas of a dog’s leg. Stelfonta is injected directly into the MCT (intratumoral injection). Stelfonta works by activating a protein that spreads throughout the treated tumor, which disintegrates tumor cells. Peyton Cleary “This is the first approval for an intratumoral injection to treat non-metastatic mast cell tumors in dogs,” said Steven M. Solomon, D.V.M., M.P.H.,... Read more →


Karen Elenor Mader, 64, of West Deptford

Karen Elenor Mader, 64, of West Deptford, NJ left this world suddenly on September 13, 2021. Spunky, Karen was born to Charles and Madeline Mader on October 19,1956 in Woodbury, NJ. Karen and her siblings; Billy, Charlie, Joe, Cookie, Sis and Coleen always managed to keep their parents and each other on their toes. Karen’s happiest moments were when she was with her grandchildren; Eric, Nicholas Justin, Lexus and Nova acting silly and creating fun games. Karen’s antics will be missed dearly by her children; Melissa and Danielle. Karen was also sadly predeceased by her daughter Nichole. A celebration of... Read more →


Rowan Volleyball Begins NJAC Play with Win over William Paterson

WAYNE, N.J. -- Rowan kicked off New Jersey Athletic Conference play with a 3-0 win at William Paterson on Tuesday evening. Set scores were 25-20, 25-20, and 25-19. As a team, the Profs used a 39-15-110 hitting line (.218) with five players finishing with five more kills, led by Brianna Newson with 12. Newson also added a personal-eight digs. Cassidy Abdalla and Natalie Ogden each produced seven kills apiece while Isabel Kirchnerand Geena Edmanson both had five respectively. Defensively, Kirchner and Edmanson registered two block each while Simone Sparano picked up a match-high 19 digs. Rowan used two big scoring... Read more →


Shannon Pettolina, of Gloucester City, age 56; Cold Springs School Employee, West Deptford HS Alum

On September 1, 2021. Age 56. Of Gloucester City. Loving wife of Jerry Pettolina. Loving mother of Brett and Christian Henning and Jerry, Andrew, Anthony and Daisey Pettolina. Cherished grandmom of Gatlin and Remi. Beloved sister of Tracy Nines, Kelly (Greg) Scardiglis and Francis (Chris) Devlin. Loving aunt of Dominque and Austin Iliescu, Jessica Nines and Alex and Chris Vann. Shannon was a graduate of West Deptford High School. She worked the last few years as a lunch and bus aide for Cold Springs School in Gloucester City. Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Friday, September 10th... Read more →


Brooklawn and Mt. Ephraim Fire Departments Respond to Bus Fire at New Broadway and Marne Road

photo credit Linda Dewechter (BROOKLAWN, NJ)(August 31, 2021)(CNBNews)--A bus caught on fire in Brooklawn this morning around 10 AM at the intersection of New Broadway and Marne Road. Firefighters from Brooklawn and Mount Ephraim Fire Departments responded to the call. No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is not known. Thanks to Linda Dewechter, of Linda Cuts, 115 New Broadway, Brooklawn for the photos. If you see something happening send a text to 856-981-8564 or via email at CNBNews1@gmail.com photos credit Linda Dewechter Read more →


Camden County Prosecutors Office Investigating Non-Fatal Police Involved Shooting in Deptford

Camden N.J. – The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating a police-involved shooting, that resulted from the arrest of Delaware County, PA resident Arthur Disanto, 41, in Gloucester County, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer. Disanto, who was wanted for allegedly shooting a woman in Media, PA in July, attempted to evade capture in Folcroft, PA Monday night, August 23. He fled to Deptford, NJ, where he exchanged gunfire with police. An officer with the Monroe Township Police Department was struck. The officer has been treated and released from the hospital. Disanto was also struck three times... Read more →


CNB Sports: Rowan's Football Team Picked Third

PITMAN, NJ – Rowan's football team makes its return to the field after missing the 2020 season and the Profs have been picked third in the 2021 NJAC Preseason Coaches Poll. Rowan is picked behind Salisbury and Montclair State, teams that each competed in the Spring of 2021 and captured their respective divisional titles. Gloucestercitynews.net sports The Profs open the year on Saturday, September 4, on Labor Day weekend, against traditional rival Widener in the annual "Saturday Night Lights" game with a start time of 6 p.m. at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium. Rowan has five home games on the slate... Read more →


CNBNews Exclusive:

Is the Critical Race Theory Being Taught in Gloucester City Schools? What is the District's Transgender Policy?

UPDATED: CNBNews photo credit GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 20, 2021)--Jack Ciattarelli the NJ Republican candidate for Governor wrote an Op-Ed article in the Bergen Record about the public-school curriculum changing. Ciattarelli said, "In my travels, one issue that comes up repeatedly with parents — Democrats, Republicans and Jack Ciattarelli Independents alike — are the changes to the public-school curriculum pushed by Gov. Phil Murphy. Changes that now require kindergarteners to learn about gender identification and sexual orientation and middle school kids to know about vaginal, anal and oral sex." "Parents aren’t just concerned and frustrated. They’re also angry about an... Read more →


Senator Vince Polistina (R-NJ LD2): Gov. Murphy, Call The Legislature Back Into Session

Egg Harbor Twp - Senator Vince Polistina (R-NJ LD2) released a letter this morning, calling on Governor Phil Murphy to either call the legislature back into session for the purposes of the passage of S-1878, Eliminating Smoking Ban Exemption for Casinos and Simulcasting Facilities, or to issue an executive order to do the same until the bill may be passed. Read more →


Governor Murphy! The Parents Should Decide Not YOU

TRENTON, NJ--Governor Phil Murphy continues to require New Jersey's children to wear masks at school, daycare, and summer camp, even though children and adults can now unmask almost everywhere else. Children who safely played sports all spring without masks will be forced to wear masks while playing outside at camp this summer, as will kids on playgrounds at daycare centers. Governor Murphy has even said that students should expect to wear masks to school this fall, even though children face very little risk and every concerned adult will have had ample opportunity by then to get vaccinated. Keeping mask requirements... Read more →


Scott Michael Buckingham, of Mape Shade

On August 4, 2021. Age 58. Of Maple Shade and formerly of the Oak Valley section of Deptford Township and Wenonah. Loving son of the late Robert Buckingham and Laura Buckingham (nee Hoover). Dear Brother of Stephen Buckingham and predeceased by his brothers, David Buckingham and Glen Buckingham. Survived by his loving nieces. Scott was born in Camden City and was a graduate of Deptford High School. He was raised in Deptford Township and Wenonah. He was an avid Philadelphia Sports team fan especially his beloved Philadelphia Flyers! He loved to play hockey as a youth. At the request of... Read more →


American Legion World Series TV Schedule

All 15 games of the 2021 American Legion World Series will be available for viewing via ESPN broadcast or streaming services. The 12 pool play games will be streamed on ESPN3 while the semifinals and championship game will be broadcast on ESPNU. The ALWS schedule: Thursday, Aug. 12 10 a.m.: Fargo (N.D.) Post 400 vs. Honolulu, Haw., ESPN3 1 p.m.: Dubuque County, Iowa vs. Beverly (Mass.) Post 331, ESPN3 4 p.m.: Midland (Mich.) Berryhill Post 165 vs. Idaho Falls (Idaho) Post 56, ESPN3 7:30 p.m.: Tupelo (Miss.) 49ers vs. Ridge (Md.) St. Mary’s Post 255, ESPN3 Friday, Aug. 13 4... Read more →


A Father, His Daughters and His Niece Die in Horrific Car Accident in Westville ; The Accident Under Investigation

An aerial view of the 1000 unit block of Gateway Blvd., Westville NJ were the accident occurred on Saturday night, July 31, 2021. Pellegrino Chevrolet is on the left in the image above WESTVILLE, NJ (August 2, 2021)(CNBNews)--A horrific single car accident in the small community of Westville claimed the lives of four people Saturday night on Gateway Blvd. According to CBSlocal he driver of the vehicle was George Ritter, he along with his two daughters, Alivia and Elsie and his niece Kenzie all died in the accident. George Ritter with his children and niece, image courtesy to The Westville... Read more →


Lori R. Ross, age 40, of Deptford

Lori passed peacefully , on July 29, 2021, at age 40. Of Deptford. Lori went home to heaven to be reunited with the loved ones that passed on before her. Survived by her beloved daughter, Cassidy Gellura; her mother, Kathleen Ross (nee Cuff); her father, Jerry M. Ross, Sr and his wife, Jan; siblings, Melissa Ross (Jim), Michelle Eberle and Jerry Ross, Jr.; her maternal grandfather, Joseph J. Cuff as well as many loving nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Lori love to write, color and draw. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Tuesday morning, August... Read more →


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

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


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 →


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 →