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Obituary | Charles L. Gruber of Ocean City, formerly of Runnemede

October 06, 1930 - July 03, 2019 Charles Leonard Gruber, on July 3, 2019, of Ocean City, formerly of Runnemede. Age 88. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy Frances (nee Helms). Devoted father of Linda Lou Gruber, June Gruber-Samartino (Roger), Marta Bravoco (Michael, Sr.) and Greta Gruber Kolmer (Mark). Loving... 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) and the late Donald L. Edelmayer. Dear brother of Donald L., Jr. (Mariann). Also survived... 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 the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office with Official Misconduct and Criminal Sexual Contact after a month-long... 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 City, will be jam packed with multiple fireworks displays, free concerts, free museum days, community... 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 rotunda terrace. Fireworks make for a great family experience or the perfect date night setting.... 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 that continues to burn. The explosion happened around 4 AM. Residents living in the South... 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 task force report says. The report details several other new pieces of evidence of Norcross’... 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 severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening and then again Monday afternoon through the overnight hours... Read more →


Vasilios "Billy" Ekimoglou of Deptford

On Thursday, June 13, 2019, at the age of 67, Billy peacefully left this world. After a long battle with Alzheimer's, Vasilios "Billy" Ekimoglou is no longer suffering. He was the beloved husband of Kathleen (nee Krzywicki) and devoted father of Michael, Danny (Shiela), Nicky, Maria (Matt), and Matthew (Katie).... Read more →


Teachers Union Demonstrates in Bellmawr; Schools Closing? How Much Do Teachers Make?

photo credit (CNBNewsnet) UPDATED/CORRECTED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Members of the New Jersey Teachers Union were demonstrating this past weekend at the Route 42 overpass on Creek Road, Bellmawr. Some of the signs they were carrying read: Hurting the Middle Class Hurts Everyone Say No to Swindler Sweeney... Read more →


Saint Mary (Rutherford) 4 Gloucester Catholic 3

St. Mary's celebrates winning the Non-Parochial B State Title (Gloucestercitynews.net photo credit) HAMILTON TOWNSHIP --(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 6, 2019)--Saint Mary’s won the Non Parochial B State Title, Thursday night, defeating Gloucester Catholic the reigning two time champions at Veterans Park, Hamilton Township. St. Mary's pitcher Kenny Quijano held the high scoring Rams... Read more →


Leonard E. Krwawecz of Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City

On May 21, 2019 of Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City, NJ, age 57. He was the loving son of the late Anthony and Louisa Krwawecz, loving brother of John Krwawecz (Gloria Beinlich) and Melody Sinn (Bill) and dear nephew of Louise Hammonds. He is also survived by his nieces and... Read more →


Carolyn T. Moore of Deptford, formerly of Haddon Hts.

Carolyn T. Zappley-Moore, Deptford, New Jersey, formerly of Haddon Heights, New Jersey passed away peacefully on Monday, May 20, 2019. Beloved partner to Robert Covely and the Covely family. Survived by her son, Gregory A. Zappley (Annamarie) and predeceased by her granddaughter Nicole Marie; son Jeffrey L. Moore (Jennifer); grandchildren,... Read more →


Gloucester County Historical Society Events

WOODBURY, NJ (MAY 21, 2019)--(gloucestercitynews.net)--The Gloucester County Historical Society would like to thank the African-American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey for bringing them this exhibit that details South Jersey’s participation in the tumultuous Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Free. Open to the public Monday through Saturday from 10am-7pm,... Read more →


Food Lion Donates 500 Millionth Meal to Fight Hunger

Retailer meets its inaugural goal through its hunger relief initiative Food Lion Feeds SALISBURY, N.C. – With 1 in 8 neighbors, including 1 in 6 children, facing hunger across its 10-state footprint, Food Lion set out to help its neighbors by launching Food Lion Feeds, the company’s hunger relief initiative,... Read more →


New American Legion World Series logo unveiled

The American Legion and Cleveland County (N.C.) ALWS Baseball, Inc., released the new logo for the American Legion World Series (ALWS). With Shelby, N.C., affirmed as the host of the American Legion World Series in perpetuity, both parties agreed to unify the visual identity of the event by combining to... Read more →


The Norcross Connections

How a powerful South Jersey political boss and his associates influenced legislation and reaped the rewards. By Nancy Solomon and Jeff Pillets May 3, 2019 New Jersey’s main economic development program has come under fire for giving away billions of dollars in tax breaks to corporations with little evidence of... Read more →


How Companies and Allies of One Powerful Democrat Got $1.1 Billion in Tax Breaks

Meet George Norcross. Nearly two thirds of $1.6 gloucestercitynews.net graphics files billion in tax incentives in his hometown of Camden, New Jersey, went to his own company, business partners, political allies and clients of his brother. by Nancy Solomon, WNYC, and Jeff Pillets/ProPUBLICA.org May 1, 4 a.m. EDT This article... Read more →


Nicholas R. Anzalone, of Deptford

Deptford - On April 13, 2019. Age 85. Formerly of Upper Moreland, PA. He is survived by his daughter, Teresa Anzalone and was predeceased by wife, Teresa M. Anzalone in April of 1988. Nicholas worked for many years as a school bus driver for the Upper Moreland Twp. School District.... Read more →


West Deptford Police Investigating Several Vehicle Thefts

Crime Log from March 15 to April 5, 2019 WEST DEPTFORD, NJ --West Deptford Police are investigating the theft of a tanker truck from a business on Crown Point Road on March 30. The value of the vehicle is $3,000. In other matters police report on 3.18.2019, a resident of... Read more →


National Weather Service Issues Flood Warning

(APRIL 20, 2019)--The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Coastal Flood Advisory, which is in effect from 1 AM to 5 AM EDT Sunday. * LOCATIONS...The tidal portions of the Delaware River down to the Commodore Bay Bridge area. * TIMING...High tide on the tidal Delaware River... Read more →


From The Desk of the Principal: Philanthropy Week

Greetings To All From Cumberland Street, I am writing to share some excellent news. While we are still waiting for a few gifts to arrive, we are close to finalizing the totals for our 2nd Annual Philanthropy Week. As you know, the week is dedicated to "giving back" and I... Read more →