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Loretta Rose Valora, of Deptford

Loretta Rose Valora Deptford – Surrounded by her loving and caring family, Loretta passed peacefully at home on September 22, 2020 at the age of 80. (nee Pendeline). Formerly of Williamstown. Predeceased by her husband, Norman Valora. Loving mother of Marco Anthony and his wife, Kimberly and Joseph Anthony Jr. Cherished grandmother of Marco Jr., Michael and Janina Anthony. Also survived by her loving friend and caregiver, Mary Blackiston. Loretta will be forever remembered for her Sunday pasta dinners and baking cookies. She always looked forward to her shopping trips with Kim and Mary. Loretta’s family would like to give a... Read more →

HELP WANTED: Ocean State Job Lot Purchases Deptford Site, Hiring 50 Full-time and Part-time

North Kingstown, RI – (September 10, 2020) – Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL), a leading discount closeout retailer headquartered in Rhode Island with stores throughout New England, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania, recently Gloucestercitynews.net purchased the former Toys “R” Us location at 409 Almonesson Road, Deptford, NJ. Pat Gallagher, Brian Goodwin, David Judd and Brandon Anapol of Metro Commercial brokered the transaction. With a scheduled opening in late fall of 2020, this 44,165 sq. foot store is the 9th Toys ‘R Us location purchased since 2017. The new store will be the retailer’s fifth in New Jersey, first in Southern... Read more →

Trump Boat Parade on the Delaware River Saturday, September 12, Also a 9/11 Remembrance

Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 2:30 PM RiverWinds Community Center Public · Hosted by Mike Finger THIS IS THE SECOND BOAT PARADE FOR NJ/PA BOATERS! COME OUT AND SHOW SOME SUPPORT. IF YOU MISSED THE FIRST ONE. IT WAS AMAZING! I can’t thank everyone enough from the last parade. The turnout was incredible! We can make it bigger then the last one! September 12th, @230pm THE ROUTE: We will meet at the Walt Whitman bridge by Gloucester City marina. then we will have a parade south to RIVER WINDS COVE! Feel free to join in at any point!! I shortened this... Read more →

SCI Releases Report on Pagan's MC Gang

photo courtesy of NJ State Crime Investigation Force (Gloucestercitynews.net)-TRENTON NJ (September 10, 2020)--– The State Commission of Investigation revealed in a report issued September 9 that the proliferation of violence that accompanied a recent rapid expansion of the Pagans Outlaw Motorcycle Gang in New Jersey included numerous assaults committed against members of the public – some of whom had no connection at all to the biker club. RELATED: Gloucester City Police Chief: There Was No Fight Between Pagans and Warlocks MEMBERS AND ASSOCIATES OF THE PAGANS OUTLAW MOTORCYCLE GANG ARRESTED IN TRI-STATE AREA SWEEP The SCI report, culminating investigative work that... Read more →

Deptford Resident Earns Award from WGU

SALT LAKE CITY (Grassroots Newswire) September 9, 2020 - Kendall Amos of Deptford, NJ has earned an Award of Excellence at Western Governors University College of Health Professions. The award is given to students who perform at a superior level in their coursework. 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 serves more than 123,000 students nationwide and has more than 190,000 graduates in all 50 states. Driving innovation as the nation's leading competency-based university, WGU has been recognized by the White House, state leaders,... Read more →

DREAM PARK September Events

(Logan Township, NJ) – The Gloucester County DREAM Park is hosting many top-rated horse shows and competitions this September. The DREAM Park is located at 400 US Route 130 South, Logan Township, New Jersey 08085. For any questions please contact the DREAM Park at (856) 241-1415, visit www.dreamparknj.com or check out Facebook @ DREAM Park Gloucester County. What: Tail Blazers Agility Where: DREAM Park Main Arena When: September 5-6, 2020 Time: 8 a.m. –3 p.m. Cost: None to Spectate For more information visit: http://www.tbacagility.org/ What: NJ Horse Association Where: DREAM Park – Outside Arena When: September 5, 2020 & September 20,... Read more →

An Introductory Guide to Real Money Casino Games

(Gloucestercitynews.net (August 29, 2020)--Playing real money casino games can not only be fun but gives you the opportunity to win some money. However, it is imperative to do some research if you want to avoid scams. Choosing a casino Every game is designed to give the casino an edge, which may be big or small and this is how casinos make their money. All casinos offer bonuses or free cash offers. Do not make the mistake of looking only at the offers when choosing a casino. What you want to find out is if the casino is reputable, has the games... Read more →

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Gateway Regional vs. Gloucester HS, Wednesday, 10AM

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--Gateway Regional vs. Gloucester City High School Football 2020 Gloucestercitynews.net files Watch Live Here: http://scoopy.sport-lovers.org/hsfootball.php Gators vs Lions The Gloucester City (NJ) varsity football team has a home non-conference game vs. Gateway Regional (Woodbury Heights, NJ) on Wednesday, August 26 @ 10am Gloucester City High School Stadium, Market Street and U.S. Route 130 source Facebook Events Read more →

Crown Point Road in West Deptford to Be Closed for RR Repairs

Route 44/Crown Point Road to be closed for railroad crossing repairs this week in West Deptford (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the start of a railroad crossing rehabilitation project that will require a four-day closure and detour of Route 44/Crown Point Road between Jobstown Road/Church Street and River Lane in West Deptford, Gloucester County. Beginning at 7 a.m., Tuesday, August 11 until 7 p.m., Friday, August 14, Route 44/Crown Point Road is scheduled to be closed and detoured in both directions at the railroad crossing between Jobstown Road/Church Street and River Lane. Construction will remove... Read more →

White Perch, Striped Bass, Spanish Mackerel, Red Drum Caught on the Chesapeake Last Week

Maryland's August 5 Fishing Report by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Mia Spiker traveled to lower Trappe with her family to enjoy some fishing for white perch – and was delighted with the first fish she has ever caught. Photo by Herb Floyd August seems to have arrived in the blink of an eye, and families are doing their best to fit in some outdoor summer recreation time. Be sure to stay safe and follow the latest COVID-19 guidelines for outdoor recreation. On Aug. 6 at noon the Maryland Department of Natural Resources hosts another Maryland Fishing Roundtable webinar... Read more →

NJDOT Alert: I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to Route 42 southbound/I-295 southbound to be closed Tonighrt

Signed detour will be in place overnight (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced an overnight closure of the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Friday, July 31, until 8 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, August 1, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., will close the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound, also known as Al-Jo's Curve, for roadway construction activities. All motorists traveling on I-295 southbound will be directed to stay left onto Exit 26. The... Read more →

Were You Injured in an Industrial Accident?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 30, 2020An oil refinery is an industrial processing plant where crude oil is refined into a number of petroleum products such as gasoline, diesel, kerosene, paraffin wax, asphalt, tar, and liquefied petroleum gas. Oil refineries are an important part of the American economy, and refineries offer a large number of jobs to local oil and gas workers. Gloucestercitynews.net files Anyone living in the country knows the risks inherent in working at a refinery, such as explosions, gases, and chemical spills, fires, and other occupational illnesses associated with oil. Unfortunately, most of these accidents could be completely avoided if safety and... Read more →

Lorenzo of Pennsylvania and Sperling of New York Take Phoenix Bass Double-Header; 4 from SJ in Top 5

by FLW Communications UNION SPRINGS, N.Y. – It was a double-header for bass anglers this past weekend in Union Springs with the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine on Lake Cayuga events. Boater John Lorenzo of Kane, Pennsylvania, brought five bass to the scale Saturday totaling 21 pounds, 6 ounces to win the first event of the weekend and earn $4,037, while boater Chris Sperling of Cato, New York, brought in a limit of bass weighing 21 pounds, 4 ounces, on Sunday to earn the win and the top prize of $11,761, including the lucrative FLW PHOENIX BONUS contingency... Read more →

Soros Funds Campaign of Prosecutor Charging St. Louis Couple Protecting Home from BLM Insurgents

( Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 28, 2020)----A controversial city prosecutor investigated for abusing her power to pursue a bogus criminal case against a political nemesis and fined for campaign finance violations just received a hefty reelection George Soros, worth $8 billion, is a well-known supporter of progressive and liberal political causes, to which he dispenses donations through his foundation, the Open Society Foundations. contribution from leftwing billionaire George Soros. Her name is Kimberly Gardner and in 2016 she made history for getting elected as St. Louis Missouri’s first black chief prosecutor after serving in the state legislature. Gardner ran on a platform of reforming... Read more →

Pennsylvania Health Tells Blue Jays No!

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Pennsylvania health officials told the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday to find a new place to play their home games amid an alarming rise of coronavirus cases in the southwestern corner of the state. Gloucestercitynews.net files The team hoped to use PNC Park in Pittsburgh for their shortened 2020 season after the Canadian government denied access to their home field at the Rogers Centre over concerns that players would unwittingly transmit the virus across the border when traveling to and from games in the United States. Pennsylvania Secretary of Health... Read more →

Nelson J. Brittin, of Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City

Nelson J. Brittin, on July 19, 2020, of Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City. Age 69. Survived by his lifelong girlfriend Lynn Christy. Dear brother of Edward Brittin, Jr. (Janice), Ron Brittin (Cindy), Jerilynn Escalona (Paul) and the late Don Brittin. Loving uncle of Edward, III, Jacqueline, Andrea, Eric, Nathan, Duncan, Chrissy and Andrew. Mr. Brittin worked for Harrah's Casino in Chester, PA. Services are private at the convenience of the family. Read more →

Edward James Heisler, of Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City; U.S. Navy Veteran

Deptford – Formerly of Gloucester City. On July 17, 2020. Age 55. Beloved son of the late James E. and Helen Geohegan Heisler. Beloved brother of Michael “Mike” (Theresa), John (Trish), Greg, James (Patti), Jane Silker, Susan Heisler and the late Angel Furman. Ed proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy. He was a devoted son, who cared for his mother through her final years. His family and friends will remember him for being a great singer. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Thursday evening, July 23, from 5 to 7 PM at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME,... Read more →

Three Gloucester County High School Graduates Receive Dunkin Scholarships

Allison Martin Abigail Brown Madison Kelly Dunkin’ awards 25 high school seniors and college students with $2,000 in academic scholarships to the institution of their choice Philadelphia, PA. (July 21, 2020) – Three graduating high school seniors from Gloucester County are among the 25 high school and college students to be named recipients of the 11th annual Dunkin’ Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program. Dunkin' and its greater Philadelphia-area franchisees, in partnership with Scholarship America, today announced the recipients of its eleventh annual Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program. The program helps high school seniors and college students in Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and... Read more →

WOODBURY TRAFFIC ALERT: Rt. 45/Mantua Pike Closed for RR Crossing Repairs Tuesday

(Trenton) (July 6, 2020)--– New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the start of a railroad crossing rehabilitation project that will require a ten day closure and detour of Route 45/Mantua Pike starting tomorrow in Woodbury Heights, and Woodbury, Gloucester County. Beginning at 7 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, July 7, until 7 p.m., and continuing daily Monday through Friday, July 17, Route 45/Mantua Pike will be closed and detoured in both directions between the New Jersey Turnpike and Harrison Ave/Mt. Laurel Road. Construction will remove the existing railroad crossing and replace it with a new concrete crossing, as well as... Read more →

Robert S. Chew Sr. of Audubon, formerly of Gloucester City, Past Member of Sportsmen AC Club

AUDUBON, NJ--Robert S. Chew Sr. age 75 years of Audubon died Tuesday June 30, 2020 in his home. Mr. Chew was born in Camden, raised in Gloucester City and lived in Gibbstown and West Deptford for many years. He was a past member of the Sportsmen’s A.C. Club in Gloucester City. Mr. Chew enjoyed attending his children’s sporting events while they were growing up and he was an avid “Gray Raider” at Paulsboro football games. He is survived by his children, Robin Chew-Fisher of Audubon, Robert Jr. and Lisa Chew of Gibbstown and Kevin Chew of Gloucester City; 10 grandchildren; 7... Read more →

UPDATE/SERVICE RESTORED/Comcast Outage in Gloucester City

UPDATE: service was restored in the 08030 area around 10:30 AM GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (June 29) --Comcast service in the Riverview Heights section of the city went out around 8:30 am. According to their website certain sections of the city have been having issues since 08:20 AM EST. Other communities in South Jersey are also affected by the outage. The map below is from Comcast. Are you having a problem. Leave a message in the Comcast comments section! Read more →

Christine M. Crissey, of Deptford, CBS Records Employee

Deptford – On May 30, 2020. Daughter of the late Harry and Bernadette Crissey (nee Warburton). Beloved sister of the late Henry Crissey and Claire Killen (surviving Philip). Survived by her beloved aunt, Annie Sawyer, niece Karla Schafer (Kevin) and Nephew, Stewart Killen. Christine was a lifelong resident of Deptford and worked many years at CBS Records in Pitman. Christine’s funeral services will be private in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Hurffville. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Christine M. Crissey. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

Keeping Home Pool Water Safe During COVID-19 Crisis

Budd’s Pools & Spas Offers FREE At-Home Water Testing For Pools and Hot Tubs Deptford, N.J.—As pools get uncovered and the summer swimming season approaches, COVID-19 store closures have made testing of water safety difficult for home pool owners to obtain. In response Budd’s Pools & Spas in Deptford, N.J., is offering free at-home water testing. General Manager Chris Volk says he wants to make sure that area pool and hot tub owners continue to have access to professional testing and advice. "This is an essential service for pool and hot tub owners," he says."When water isn’t properly tested, people can... Read more →

Searching for a ‘New Normal’ in New Jersey’s Public Schools

MAY 20,2020 The selectively lethal coronavirus spread through New Jersey at a pace that would make a wildfire seem like a wisp of smoke. On Wednesday, March 4, New Jersey had its first diagnosed case. On Tuesday, March 10, New Jersey reported its first coronavirus death. By the time Gov. Phil Murphy signed his historic Executive Order 104, which closed all New Jersey schools on March 18, there were 178 New Jersey cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. On May 18, only two months later, New Jersey officials are reporting 148,039 coronavirus cases and 10,435 deaths– the second-highest... Read more →

Video: Bellmawr Police Arrest Atilis Gym Customer

Philadelphia Inquirer Youtube video (Gloucestercitynews.net)--BELLMAWR NJ (May 20, 2020)--Police arrested an Atilis Gym patron on Tuesday, May 19 and, charged him with violating Gov. Man arrested for violating stay at home order and refusing to give his name Murphy's stay at home order and police obstruction, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. He allegedly refused to give his name and personal information to the arresting officers. On Monday morning a crowd of 200 plus people rallied outside of the gym to support the owners, Ian Smith and, Frank Trumbetti. Obviously concerned about a large scale confrontation breaking out police told the crowd... Read more →

Camden County Officials Searching for This Man

Camden City N.J. – Detectives are searching for a man who walked away from a group home in Berlin and hasn’t been heard from in over a month, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Berlin Police Chief Millard Wilkinson. Vernon Dockery, 36, of Berlin, left the home on Egg Harbor Rd. on Feb. 13. Detectives said Dockery was in contact with the home through the first week of March, but has not been heard from since. Dockery was last seen wearing a black headband, blue jeans, and white sneakers. He is 5 feet 11 inches tall and... Read more →

Gertrude B. Randazzo of Deptford; Retired National Park Elementary School Teacher

GERTRUDE B. RANDAZZO (nee Berret), of Deptford, NJ, passed away on Sunday, April 6th, 2020. She was 75 yrs. of age. Born in Camden, NJ, she is the daughter of the late Louis and Gertrude Berret and the wife of the late Joseph A. Randazzo. She was an Elementary School Teacher for the National Park Elementary School for over 30 years retiring in 2004. A graduate of Glassboro State College where she received her BS and MA, she was a long time member of the Gloucester County Education Association. She is the Beloved mother of Louis Randazzo and his wife Jayme... Read more →

Obituary: Edward Burke, age 66, of Deptford

Deptford - On March 22, 2020. Age 66. Born in Philadelphia, PA. Burial will be held at a later date. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Edward Burke. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Gloucester City Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

Child Abuse Awareness Month in April

WOODBURY, NJ--In recognition of Child Abuse Awareness Month in April, the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office and Child Advocacy Center of Gloucester County is sponsoring a social media campaign to bring awareness to effective child abuse and neglect prevention efforts. Due to the epidemic of the coronavirus and quarantine measures being ordered by the Governor of New Jersey, our public events had to be canceled to protect the safety and welfare of our communities in Gloucester County. Although our public events had to be cancelled, we at the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office still wanted to bring awareness to such an important topic... Read more →

Obituary: Edward Burke of Deptford

Deptford - On March 22, 2020. Age 66. Born in Philadelphia, PA. Burial will be held at a later date. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Edward Burke. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Gloucester City Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

Frederick J. Lesser, of West Deptford; Coached and Umpired Youth Sports, Dupont Retiree

Fred Lesser WEST DEPTFORD NJ--Fred Lesser (81) a West Deptford, NJ resident for 53 years passed away on March 16, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. Fred was born in Brooklyn, NY, moved throughout the years and attended Clayton High School graduating with the Class of 1958. After retiring from DuPont in Deepwater, NJ, in 1993 he became a school bus driver until 2017. He loved coaching midget football, basketball & baseball in the 60's, then experienced umpiring Little League baseball and softball which became his joy until 2017. Fred attended Kemble Memorial UMC, was a member of the Woodbury Poly... Read more →

COVID-19 Checklist for NJ to Help Keep Residents Informed

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. KIMBERLEE BONGARD | MARCH 19, 2020 | MORE ISSUES, CORONAVIRUS IN NJ The COVID-19 pandemic is moving almost too quickly to track. An updated look at many of the closures and the exceptions statewide The closures have been ordered, or voluntarily undertaken, to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. In an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order on March 16 that limits... Read more →

'I am my brother’s and my sister’s keeper'

By Steven B. Brooks FEB 2020 Topsham, Maine--There have been times when those participating in Corey E. Garver American Legion Post 202’s Winter Classic in Topsham, Maine, have slid on ice trying to run to first base, broken through a crusty layer of snow running down a fly ball, or even disappeared into a fluffy, four-foot pile of the white stuff attempting to dive for a ball in foul territory. Not ideal conditions for softball, but that doesn’t matter at all to those who have been taking part in the annual fundraiser – some for all six years of its existence.... Read more →

Gloucester County Animal Shelter is calling for volunteers

(Clayton, NJ)—Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger and Freeholder Deputy Director Frank J. DiMarco want to remind Gloucester County residents of volunteer opportunities at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS). The GCAS handles over 3,000 domestic animals a year. Volunteers are a huge help in making the shelter successful and keeping foster pets happy. “Volunteering at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter is an amazing way to assist the animals we currently house,” Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said. Volunteers will assist in a number of different ways including walking dogs, socializing cats and kittens, escorting potential pet parents through our adoption areas... Read more →

Route 42 northbound lane closures required as Bridges over Timber Creek project advances

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced overnight lane closures on Route 42 northbound as the Bridges over Timber Creek and Lower Landing Road project advances in Gloucester, Camden County and Deptford, Gloucester County. Beginning at 10:30 p.m., tonight, Friday, February 21, NJDOT’s contractor, Richard E. Pierson Construction Company, is scheduled to close the left and center lanes on Route 42 northbound in the vicinity of the bridges and shift traffic into the right lane to install construction barrier to prepare for a traffic shift. One lane of northbound traffic will be maintained. By 5:30 a.m. tomorrow,... Read more →

Tomlin Station Road/CR 607 Bridge over I-295 to close tomorrow deck replacement project begins

Signed detour will be in place (Trenton) (February 20, 2020)--– New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the closure and detour of the Tomlin Station Road/CR 607 Bridge over I-295 to begin a bridge deck replacement project in Greenwich, Gloucester County. Beginning at 7 a.m., tomorrow Friday, February 21, NJDOT’s Contractor, South State, Inc. is scheduled to close the Tomlin Station Road Bridge over I-295. The following signed detour will be in place: Tomlin Station Road northbound detour: Motorists wishing to take Tomlin Station Road northbound will be directed to turn left onto the ramp to I-295 north/Route 130... Read more →

Members of the Gloucester County Commission for Women Sworn In

(Deptford, NJ) --Freeholder Jim Jefferson attended the swearing in ceremony of four members of the Gloucester County Commission for Women (CFW) who were confirmed for new terms. Marguerite Stubbs, Gail Slimm, Lisa Cerny, and Beverly Wellons took the oath to continue serving the CFW, a fact-finding and advisory group who work to suggest and urge identified reforms in regards to treatment of women. Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, “Thanks to the continued work of individuals like these four women and the Commission for Women as a whole that our county is able to promote reforms in regards to the treatment... Read more →

Feds Put South Jersey Illegal Dumper in Jail

Last Thursday, Judge Renee Bumb in U.S. District Court in Camden sentenced Thomas Toy of Elmer to 30 days in prison and ordered him to pay $4.2 million in restitution for illegally storing hazardous materials. Thomas Toy ran the Superior Barrel and Drum Company, a company that cleaned and processed industrial drums before reselling them. The facility was located on the border of Elk Township and Glassboro. “There should be no tolerance for illegal dumping. What Thomas Toy did in Glassboro was a disgrace and he belongs in jail. It’s important that he is being held accountable for his illegal dumping... Read more →

Route 47 Traffic Shift Required at 47 Bridge Over I-295 on Thursday

I-295 southbound Exit 25B to remain closed for another month (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced daytime lane closures with alternating traffic on Route 47 as the Bridge over I-295 replacement project nears completion in Deptford, Gloucester County. Beginning at 9 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, January 16, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, is scheduled to close one lane on the Route 47 Bridge over I-295 and set up alternating traffic to facilitate a traffic shift. In addition, the ramp from I-295 southbound to Route 47 southbound will be closed temporarily while alternating traffic is in effect. The following... Read more →

Robert W. J. Kain, 92, WW II Navy Veteran, KofC Council 674, GCHS Alum

Robert W.J. Kain (Bob/Beans) of Deptford, NJ died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on January 9, 2020. Age 92. Beloved husband of Ruth (nee Brill). Loving father of Maureen Underwood (Harry) of W. Deptford, Theresa Kain-Henry (Tom) of W. Deptford, Vincent Kain (Beth) of Glassboro, Julie McHenry (Pat) of Gloucester, Ronnie Kain-Beckett (Pat) of Deptford, Edward Kain (Cathy) of Somerdale, Marie Poloney (Adam) of Pitman and the late Robert J. Kain. Robert was blessed with fourteen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Robert was a 1945 graduate of Gloucester Catholic H.S. where he was captain of the basketball team. He... Read more →

Kristi Lee Smith, age 46, of West Deptford

WEST DEPTFORD NJ--On December 21, 2019. Age 46, of West Deptford. Born in Woodbury, she was the daughter of the late Roy L. and Patricia L. (Daugherty) Rogers. Kristi is survived by her beloved sons, Daryn Reed Smith (Karen) and Levi Mason Sparks; her brothers, Anthony J. Monahon, Charles E. Monahon, Jimmy M. Monahan; sisters, Cheryl Ginipro (Mike), Patty Monahan and her step-father, Edward Tilton. Kristi also was predeceased by her sister, Robin Monahan. Celebration of Life and Sharing of Memories will be held on Saturday, December 28th from 4 to 8 pm at the Elks Lodge, 57 West Main Street,... Read more →

Penns Grove Councilman Carl Washington Charged with Stealing $8000 from Local Taxpayers

TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced today that a Penns Grove councilman has been charged with stealing approximately $8,200 from the state-funded Clean Communities Program, which provides funds for local groups and organizations to clean parks and other public areas. Councilman Carl Washington Jr., 46, of Penns Grove, (right photo) and his nephew, Lavar H. Ledbetter, 31, of Mullica Hill, who allegedly assisted him in the thefts, were each charged by complaint-summons with: Official Misconduct (2nd Degree) Conspiracy (2nd Degree), and Misapplication of Entrusted Property and Property of Government (3rd Degree). Theft by Unlawful Taking (3rd Degree) The two... Read more →

Maple Shade PD Seeking Officers through the Intergovernmental Transfer Program.

(Maple Shade NJ)(Dec. 13, 2019)--The Maple Shade Police Department announces our recent acceptance and participation in the New Jersey Civil Service Commission Intergovernmental Transfer Program (ITP). In order to be considered, an officer MUST be a member in good standing of a Civil Service police department who participates in the ITP with a valid certification from the Police Training Commission as a full-time Municipal Police Officer. If you are looking to join a progressive agency that offers superior training, opportunity, job growth and a supportive work environment, and who has been recognized by the Attorney General’s Office for their ground breaking... Read more →

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The Most Dangerous Schools; 542 Cities to Receive Infrastructure Grants

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet BAD NEWS! A New Jersey State Department of Education report released in March 2019 list the names of the most dangerous schools in the 21 counties of the state. According to nj1015.com schools that made the most calls to police were Passaic High School with 109 calls, Kingsway Regional High School with 86 calls, and East Brunswick High School with 53 calls. Passaic High School, which has more than 3,100 students, had the most calls concerning violence and drugs as well as the most bullying investigation. Violent incidents were up by 31% from the previous... Read more →