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Hospitalist David Kovalsky Honored with ‘Frontline Hero Banner’ Outside Phillies Stadium for 2021 Season

Major League Baseball’s Opening Day is always a special day, especially this year on April 1st for avid Philadelphia Phillies fan David J. Kovalsky, DO, a hospitalist at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital. Following a long, dark and cold baseball offseason, Opening Day marks the first of a 162-game season filled with excitement and warm weather.... Read more →

Traffic Alert: Holy Child Parish Lawn Festival

Gloucester Township Police Traffic Advisory- Expect HEAVY vehicle and pedestrian traffic on Evesham Road at Black Horse Pike Rt 168 starting 6PM tonight, Monday June 21 to this Saturday June 26 due to the Holy Child Parish Lawn Festival. If you are not attending the festival, please attempt to avoid this area between the hours... Read more →

The Corporal Works of Mercy: A Prisoner Who Kept His Promise To God

By Joanna Gardner/Diocese of Camden “Encountering Mercy” is a series exploring the corporal works of mercy during the Jubilee Year through the lens of the people whose lives exemplify them. In June the Diocese of Camden focuses on “Visit the Imprisoned.” This month’s profiles will highlight examples of those who experience these corporal works of... Read more →

Gibbsboro Community Feedback Survey "To Pot (or Not)"

The Gibbsboro Police Department sent out the survey below to find out how their community feels about marijuana. Gloucestercitynews.net files As the results indicated from the Nov. 2020 General Election, question #2, We are interested in understanding how the community of Gibbsboro feels about the newly developed NJ State Cannabis law, as it legalized the... Read more →

Flag Day Ceremony Held at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital’s Soon-to-be-Opened Silvestri Tower

A special Flag Day celebration was held outside Jefferson Washington Township Hospital’s Silvestri Tower on Monday — marking the first time the U.S. flag is raised outside of the newly constructed patient pavilion, slated to open this summer. The June 14th event featured the Color Guard from the local Police Department and a performance of... Read more →

Nine SJ Students Graduate from Project SEARCH Program at Jefferson Health – New Jersey

(Photo credit: Jefferson Health – New Jersey) Cherry Hill, NJ, June 9, 2021 - A graduation ceremony for nine South Jersey young adults completing a year-long Project SEARCH work-transition program was held at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital on June 7. Each student from Cherry Hill’s Y.A.L.E. School interned in several hospital departments, including Food Service,... 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... Read more →

Wheaton Knocks Rowan into Loser's Bracket

Rowan's baseball team was knocked into the double-elimination loser's bracket on Friday by Wheaton. The Profs play today, Saturday at 5:30pm. The photo was taken at Veterans Memorial Stadium, Cedar Rapids, IA CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – Wheaton (21-5) scored two runs in the first inning and never looked back as it handed Rowan a 6-0... Read more →

PATCO Hosts Seeing Eye Puppies in Training

In this particular case, practice makes paw-fect! PATCO was proud to host several seeing eye puppies in training as they took their first ever train ride on Saturday, April 17. The five puppies and 13 seeing eye puppy raisers boarded a westbound train at the Woodcrest Station and made the trip across the Ben Franklin... Read more →

Rowan Off To NCAA Division III World Series at Veterans Memorial Stadium

GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan baseball team begins its quest for the national championship on Friday, June 4 when it takes on Wheaton (MA) in the NCAA Division III World Series at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids, IA. First pitch is set for 5:30 p.m. Eastern (4:30 p.m. local). The winner of that game... Read more →

Rowan Wins Regional Championship Headed to Div. III College World Series

photo provided MARIETTA, OHIO - (May 30, 2021)--Jared Marks scored the winning run in the 10th inning on a ground out by Victor Cruz to give No.7 Rowan a 9-8 win over No. 4 Marietta (38-6) to capture the Marietta Regional Championship and send Rowan to the Division III College World Series for the first... Read more →

Rowan One Game Away from NCAA Regionals

MARIETTA, OH (May 29, 2021)-- - Sophomore Eli Atiya pitched eight scoreless innings to help seventh-ranked Rowan defeat fourth-ranked Marietta, 2-0, in the NCAA Regionals, putting the Profs just one win away from the NCAA Division III World Series. Rowan will play the winner of the Marietta vs. Penn State Behrend game on Sunday at... Read more →

Liberty Lake Day Camp Director Receives Award

BORDENTOWN, NJ – Andy Pritikin, owner and director of Liberty Lake Day Camp, has been awarded the 2021 American Camp Association Special Recognition Award for his advocacy in opening summer camps in 2020-21, and the policies put into place to ensure a safe summers for campers and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. His work motivated... Read more →


GREENSBORO, NC – Rowan’s Dan McAleavey and Julio Lebron earned All-America in the javelin at the NCAA Track & Field Championships on Friday, May 28. The final day of the national championships is on Saturday, May 29 at the Irwin Belk Track Complex. McAleavey took second place with a throw of 206’ 6.5” (62.95 m)... Read more →

Boys & Girls Club of Camden County member to study at Rowan University in the fall

MHS Lift Awards Third-Annual College Scholarship to Camden Teen MHS Lift Scholarship Recipient Tamiah Williams, 18, of Camden, proudly displays a Rowan University sweatshirt she received in recognition of her full scholarship. Williams plans to study biology at Rowan University in the fall. Pictured: Brothers Brett Levin (left) and Andy Levin (far right) of MHS... Read more →

Rowan Baseball Begins Quest for NCAA Division III Title; First Game Thursday 11AM

MARIETTA, OHIO - The seventh-ranked Rowan baseball team begins play in the NCAA Division III Regionals on Thursday, May 27 in the double-elimination tournament at Marietta College, which features three other Top 25 teams. The top-seeded Profs will take on sixth-seeded Penn State Behrend in the opening round at 11 a.m. at Don and Sue... Read more →

Michael Feriozzi Jr., of Clayton; GCHS Alumnus, Proud MAGA Supporter, Patriotic American

Michael Feriozzi, Jr. Clayton - Michel Anthony Feriozzi, Jr. of Clayton on Saturday, May 22, 2021. Age 20. Son of Patricia Murphy and the late Michael Anthony Feriozzi. Brother of Shea Barry and Leah, Frankie, and Alex Feriozzi. Grandson of Loretta and Bill Murphy. Uncle to Landon Immordino. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins,... Read more →


NEW ORLEANS, LA – Jah’mere Beasley, Dustin Dimit and Norm Tate were selected for U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Regional Awards. The honors were announced on Tuesday, May 25. Beasley was chosen the Atlantic Region Track Athlete of the Year. Dimit was named the Atlantic Region’s Coach of the Year... Read more →

COVID Q&A Vaccination Information Session at Townhall

Glassboro, NJ (May 25, 2021) – On Wednesday, May 26 at 3:00 PM, Acenda's Community Health Care Workers will be hosting a Q&A session about COVID-19 and vaccination information. This is an opportunity for community members to hear the latest information regarding the Covid-19 pandemic and vaccinations directly from New Jersey health professionals. This event... Read more →

Brooklawn/Gloucester City Residents Keep Cars Locked, Rash of Vehicles Burglarized/Stolen

CNBNews Staff BROOKLAWN, NJ (May 24, 2021)--Brooklawn Police released the following statement pertaining to two vehicles being burglarized over the weekend. Gloucestercitynews.net files Sometime during the overnight hours on May 23, 2021, two vehicles were burglarized on Lake Drive and 6th Street. The actors gained access to the vehicles through unlocked doors. Please remember to... Read more →

Michael Feriozzi Jr., a Clayton Resident and a GCHS Alum Killed in Motorcycle Accident

View east along Interstate 76 (North-South Freeway) at Exit 1C (U.S. Route 130 SOUTH, Brooklawn, Westville) in Gloucester City, Camden County, New Jersey GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 24, 2021)--Michael Feriozzi Jr., a Clayton resident and a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School, Gloucester City, died after his motorcycle struck a concrete barrier on Interstate 76.... Read more →

Catholic Charities & ShopRite Ending Hunger Together

Catholic Charities receives funding from annual ShopRite Partners in Caring Program “Ending Hunger Together” was a most appropriate contest theme for the annual ShopRite Partners In Caring Cheerios Contest, sponsored by ShopRite and General Mills. Wallybeth Figueroa, Catholic Charities senior case manager in Gloucester County, and Kevin Hickey (right), executive director, accept a donation from... Read more →

Roadrunners Women's Soccer Team Defeats Union County College to Win East District Title

Sophomore midfielder Leigh Swietanski was named offensive MVP and freshman back Victoria Hassett earned the defensive MVP award to lead the Roadunner women's soccer team to a 2-1 win over Union County College in the Region XIX East District Women's Soccer title game on Saturday. The championship was the second straight for Coach Megan Ruttler's... Read more →

Boys and Girls Clubs of Gloucester County Thank Donors for New Computer Lab

THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF GLOUCESTER COUNTY HOSTS A DELIVERY EVENT TO SHOW GRATITUDE FOR NEW COMPUTER LAB Glassboro, NJ, May 18, 2021 – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County is hosting an event to thank Rustin Cassway with Demountable Concepts, Bruce Rosen with IT Service Architects, and Kevin Rivera and Keith... Read more →

Rowan Sweeps Paterson in Double-Header, Wins NJAC Baseball Championship

GLASSBORO, NJ - Top-seeded Rowan swept second-seeded William Paterson, 12-4 and 8-3, to tak the best-of-three series and win the 2021 NJAC Baseball Championship. It is the Profs' first title since 2018, and second under head coach Mike Dickson, and marks the 17th conference championship in the program's history. The Profs (26-4), ranked eighth in... Read more →

Gloucester Twp. Residents! If you Have a Security Camera Please Share with GTPD

The Gloucester Township Police Department is requesting residents, businesses, and organizations that have security cameras in place on their property to complete a short registration form. The registration DOES NOT give the Gloucester Township Police Department access to your camera system, and only allows our agency to maintain a data base reference of active cameras... Read more →


LOUISVILLE, KY – Rowan pitcher Emily August and catcher Korie Hague were selected to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) East All-Region first team while shortstop Payton MacNair and outfielder Morgan Zane were members of the second team. This year’s All-Region Teams were voted on by the NFCA member coaches in their respective regions. The... Read more →

Rep. Norcross Announces $233 Million for NJ Colleges, Universities & Students

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced more than $233 million in emergency funding for colleges, universities and students in New Jersey’s 1st Congressional District under the American Rescue Plan. The funding will help local institutions cope with the severe financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and continue serving their students safely. At... Read more →

Woodbury Business News: FATHER & SON PIZZA Help the Hungry

Four months ago, Ernie Tagliaferro made the bold move to open Father & Sons Pizzeria (40 S. Broad Street in Woodbury; 856 –384-7700) right during a global pandemic! Having been in business with his family for over 50 years, serving the public in Philadelphia, Ernie’s father inspired in his son the importance of community involvement.... Read more →

Kerri Anne Rulis, of Paulsboro, age 44

On May 5, 2021, Age 44. Of Paulsboro. Survived by her children, Melissa Rulis, Autumn Yates and Michael Yates, Jr; her siblings, Lisa Charon, Laurie Carey and Eddie Charon, as well as many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Kerri was predeceased by her parents, Ronald and Mary Ellen Rulis. Relatives and friends are invited to... Read more →

Three Men Shot in Paulsboro, Two Dead, One in Critical Condition

PAULSBORO, NJ--On Saturday, May 8, 2021, at approximately 4:21 p.m., officers from the Paulsboro Police Department responded to the area of West Adams and Delaware Streets for the report of multiple persons who had sustained gunshot wounds. Upon arrival, Paulsboro officers located two deceased males. The deceased have been identified as 28-year-old Aaron L. Owens... Read more →

Woodbury Using Electronics to Manage the Canadian Geese Population

Managing the Canadian Geese Population Gloucestercitynews.net files WOODBURY, NJ--Large groupings of geese have become more than a nuisance to homeowners, businesses and government. The City of Woodbury join many who struggle to limit the intrusion of these migratory birds at our public parks and lakes. Consider that ONE hungry goose, who can consume up to... Read more →

Woodbury Councilwoman O'Connor Explains What Happened to the Old Carpenter Street School

Councilwoman O’Connor Woodbury History Lesson What is the ‘story’ behind the broken windows on the Old Carpenter Street School? In May, 2020 the police were dispatched to 55 Carpenter Street for a report of vandalism. Juveniles were suspected of being the culprits that threw the rocks, breaking a total of eight historical windows. These were... Read more →


WOODBURY, NJ--As the weather warms up and flowers start to bloom, please remember that lawns need to be maintained. If you see a property maintenance issue, you can report it on our website or call 856-845-1300 Contact Your Councilpersons City Hall - 856-845-1300 Ward 1 Tracey Parker - tparker@woodbury.nj.us, or ext. 557 Danielle Carter -... Read more →

SHOP LOCAL: Woodbury is becoming an antique shopper’s destination!

Antiques on Evergreen Grand Opening On Saturday, May 1st, ANTIQUES ON EVERGREEN is having their grand opening celebration! The public is welcome to peruse a wealth of treasures that are on display (and for sale!) at the 20,000 square foot building that used to house the Golden Mango Farm Market. Located at Martins Plaza at... Read more →

Rowan Defeats Stockton, Advances to Semifinals Beginning May 14 in AC

Victor Cruz hit a three-run home run and Donald Zellman earned the win on the mound (photos provided) GLASSBORO, NJ - Victor Cruz hit a three-run home run and Donald Zellman earned the win on the mound as Rowan defeated Stockton, 6-1, in the deciding game of the NJAC Championship Tournament Quarterfinal series. The Profs... Read more →

Series Continues Today...

College Baseball: Top Seeded Rowan Splits Doubleheader with Stockton

GLASSBORO, NJ - Top-seeded Rowan (20-4) bounced back after a loss in the first game to win the second, 7-2, to earn a split with Stockton (11-14) in the quarterfinals of the 2021 NJAC Championship Tournament and force a third game on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Rowan Baseball Field. Gloucestercitynews.net graphics Eighth-seeded Stockton... Read more →

Jefferson Washington Township Hospital Receives Donation of Sleepea Swaddles for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Shown here, left to right, with the new Sleepea swaddles, are: Jefferson Washington Township Hospital NICU nurses Julie Viggiano, Maria Cosico, Rachael Cortes and Denise Lamplugh. Just in time for Mother’s Day, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital has received a donated supply of Sleepea® swaddles from California-based Happiest Baby,... Read more →

College Baseball: Rowan and Stockton Begin Quarterfinal Series Friday, Games Begin at Noon

GLASSBORO, NJ – The top-seeded Rowan baseball team opens its quest for the conference title when the Profs begin play in the 2012 NJAC Baseball Championship Tournament on Friday, May 7. Rowan will host 8th-seeded Stockton in a best-of-three quarterfinal series with games at noon and 4 p.m. If a third game is necessary, it... Read more →

Washington Township Outpatient Medical Imaging Center Re-Accredited for Breast MRI

Jefferson Health’s Outpatient Medical Imaging Center, located on the Jefferson Washington Township campus, has been awarded a three-year term of re-accreditation in breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), after a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). MRI of the breast offers valuable information about many conditions that might not be obtained by other... Read more →

Route 322 traffic signal testing to begin Thurs.

New signals will be fully operational next week (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the activation of two new traffic signals on Route 322 as a roadway widening project advances in Logan Township, Gloucester County. Beginning at 10 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, May 6, the developer’s contractor, ­­­­R.E. Pierson Construction Co.,... Read more →

PRAYERS NEEDED: Natalie Franceschini and Three Friends in Serious Accident

(April 19, 2021)--Natalie Franceschini, (photo) the daughter of Vince and Kathy Kent Franceschini, along with three of Natalie's friends, was in a serious automobile accident on April 7. The Franceschini family are former residents of Gloucester City and graduates of Gloucester High School. Grandparents Vince Sr. and Dot Franceschini, both deceased, were the owners of... Read more →

Joseph E. Shirk Jr., Gibbstown LL Coach, Div 1 Football Referee, National Guard

Shirk, Joseph E., Jr., - 85, of Ocean City, NJ (formerly of Gibbstown, NJ) resident of Ocean City, NJ for over 25 years, and Palm Beach, FL, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 27. Born in Woodbury, NJ on March 18, 1936, to the late Joseph and Dorothy Shirk of Thorofare, NJ. Joe was a... Read more →

College Softball: Rowan Top Seed in NJAC Championship Tourney

GLASSBORO, NJ – The #21 Rowan softball team is the top seed in the New Jersey Athletic Conference Championship (NJAC) Tournament. The Profs finished 18-1 in the conference and have a bye in the first round on Tuesday, May 4. Rowan (25-5) will host the quarterfinals which is a best of three series on Friday... Read more →

Attention AC Electric Customers! New Energy Efficiency Programs Approved

A new suite of energy efficiency programs will provide customers with the tools needed to take control of their energy usage and save money. MAYS LANDING, N.J. (April 27, 2021) – Atlantic City Electric has received approval from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to implement a suite of energy efficiency programs that... Read more →

Jefferson Health’s 3 NJ Hospitals Nationally Recognized with ‘A’s’ for Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Jefferson Health’s three New Jersey hospitals – located in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township – were each awarded an ‘A’ in the Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing achievements in protecting patients from errors, injuries, accidents, and infections. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to health... Read more →

Four Rowan student-athletes have earned NJAC weekly honors

PITMAN, NJ – Four Rowan student-athletes have earned NJAC weekly honors for April 26 ­­– Justin Bishop and Ahmir Johnson (men’s track & field); Nicole Notarianni (women’s track & field); and Payton MacNair (softball). Bishop (Egg Harbor City/Mainland), a senior, was named the Men’s Track Athlete of the Week as he helped the Profs’ 4x400... Read more →

Alma "Archie" R. Wyeth of Williamstown

Williamstown, NJ. On April 16, 2021. Age 70. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Elizabeth (Gindhart) Hope. Also predeceased by her brothers, Robert Hope, Donald Hope and her sister, Patricia Krough. Archie is survived by her loving husband of 23 years, Raymond L. Wyeth, Jr. and her dog... Read more →

Andrew Nicholas, 24, of Williamstown Sentenced for Production of Child Porn

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – A Gloucester County, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 300 months in prison for producing and distributing images of child sexual abuse, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Andrew Nicholas, 24, of Williamstown, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Robert B. Kugler to an information charging... Read more →

Carino Boys Basketball Club Announce This Year's Recipients of Various Awards

The 2021 boy’s basketball season included a myriad of twists as a result of the Covid-19 virus that turned our world upside. Thanks to the players, coaches, officials and school administrators some semblance of the season took place. The Carino Boys Basketball is proud to announce the names of those individuals selected to receive various... Read more →