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TONIGHT : Route 42 northbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound to be closed and detoured

Closures necessary for guiderail repairs and drainage inspection (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the overnight closure and detour of Route 42 northbound Exit 1B to I-295 northbound tonight for construction barrier repairs and a drainage culvert inspection. Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Friday, January 24 until 8 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, January 25, NJDOT contractor, Conti Enterprises, Inc., is scheduled to close and detour Route 42 northbound Exit 1B to I-295 northbound to allow crews to repair construction barrier and... Read more →

Thief Who Stole Pickups From Used Car Dealerships In Gloucester City Arrested: Admits Guilt

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews.net GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 22, 2020)--The thief that stole vehicles from C.W. Clarke Auto and Gormley's Auto in Gloucester City has been arrested according to Agent Alex McVeigh spokesperson for the Camden County Prosecutors Office. One of the thefts occurred January 2, 2020 after 7PM at CW Clarke's Auto, located on US Route 130 south near the Gloucester City/Brooklawn border and the other was a week or so before at Gormley's Auto, US Route 130 and Klemm Avenue, also... Read more →

Raymond 'Mack' McNamara, of Woodbury, age 93

On January 7, 2020. Age 93. Of Woodbury. Loving and devoted husband of 59 years to the late Elaine McNamara (nee Conaty). Loving father of Raymond McNamara, Jr., Cathy Cesario and the late Timothy McNamara. Cherished grandfather of Devin McNamara, Alessandro Cesario, Marcello Cesario and the late Shane McNamara. Cherished great-grandfather of Shane McNamara, Jr. Beloved brother of Matthew McNamara, James McNamara and Eleanor Desposito. Mack was born in Manhattan, NY on September 21, 1926 to the late Matthew and Mary McNamara (nee Keenan). He... 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... Read more →

Two Neptune Township Teenagers Plead Guilty in Newborn Killing

FREEHOLD – Two teens have pleaded guilty in connection with a March 2019 infanticide in Neptune Township, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Jada M. McClain, 18, of Neptune Township, pleaded guilty to first degree Aggravated Manslaughter. Quaimere Mohammed, 19, also of Neptune Township, pleaded guilty to second degree Disturbing or Desecrating Human Remains in connection with the death of a newborn baby.Under the terms of the plea agreement, Ms. McClain faces a sentence of 10 years in Prison on the Aggravated Manslaughter subject... Read more →

Sewell Resident Barbara Glass Honored as Volunteer of the Year

Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice’s Andrea Kinsey, Volunteer Coordinator; Barbara Glass, Volunteer of the Year; and Linda Brennan, Volunteer Coordinator at the Volunteer Center of South Jersey’s Spirit of Community celebration. Glass was awarded the 9th Annual Volunteer of the Year Award for her volunteer efforts with Samaritan. Marlton, NJ – Barbara Glass of Sewell, N.J. was recently honored with the 9th Annual Volunteer of the Year Award through her volunteer efforts with Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice. The Volunteer of the Year Award, given by the... Read more →

Ramapo men outlast Raptors in double-overtime thriller

CAMDEN, N.J. (Jan. 8, 2020) – The Rutgers University-Camden and Ramapo College gave fans plenty of basketball for their money here Wednesday night in a New Jersey Athletic Conference marathon. After 10 lead changes, four ties and two overtime periods, however, the Roadrunners edged the Scarlet Raptors, 77-74. In a game that fell one overtime shy of tying the Rutgers-Camden program record for the longest game, which has happened three times, the Raptors dropped to 4-8 overall and 1-5 in the NJAC with their third... Read more →

Gerald W. Farrow, age 55 of National Park; Master Carpenter, Worked at Phillies Stadium  

National Park – On January 2, 2020. Age 55. Beloved father of John Farrow (Sarah), Ashley Farrow, Taylor Farrow and Nicole Farrow. Cherished grand-pop of Mya and Zeppelin. Son of the late Gerald and Martha Farrow. Also survived by his girlfriend, Mary Blackman. Gerald W. Farrow Gerald was a graduate of Cinnaminson High School class of 1982. He was a master carpenter for Local Union 255 in Philadelphia. Gerald was a beloved Philadelphia Sports fan. He played baseball in college and continued with men’s softball.... Read more →


Free fares will begin at 8 p.m. on December 31 and run through 4 a.m. on January 1. PATCO will offer free train rides for New Year’s Eve for the fourth year in a row. The free rides are aimed at offering a responsible, convenient travel option for those who wish to enjoy New Year’s Eve festivities. The free rides will begin at 8 p.m. on December 31, 2019 and run through 4 a.m. on January 1, 2020. During those hours, station fare gates will... Read more →

Public Comment Period Extended on Cleanup Plan for the Sherwin-Williams/Hilliards Creek Superfund Site

Gibbsboro, N.J. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has extended the public comment period for its proposed cleanup plan that includes a combination of technologies and methods to address the former paint manufacturing plant and adjoining areas of the Sherwin-Williams/Hilliards Creek Superfund Site in Gibbsboro to January 29, 2020. EPA’s study of these areas shows that soil and sediment are contaminated with arsenic and lead, and soil in other areas are contaminated with paint solvents. EPA’s cleanup plan addresses a nearly 20-acre area where... Read more →

Harry W. Hofflinger, Sr. of Westville

Harry W. Hofflinger, Sr. On December 24, 2019. Age 72, of Westville. Born in Woodbury, he was the son of the late Harry M. and Mary T. (Bowe) Hofflinger. Harry is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia R. (Butler) Hofflinger, his loving children, Sharon Hofflinger (Gill), Harry W. Hofflinger, Jr., Joe Brown, Dawn Colofranson (Tony), Janet Goetz (Pete); 13 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; brothers, Bob Hills (Diane), Barry Hills (Vicki), Brian Hills (Sean) and his sisters, Karen Jones, Barbara Robbins, Regina Morrison and Karen Hills.... 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... Read more →


"Among the many gifts that we buy and receive, let us not forget the true gift: To give each other something of ourselves, to give each other something of our time, to open our time to God. In this way Anxiety disappears, Joy is born, and the Feast is created. " ~ Pope Benedict XVI Thank you for your support and loyalty over the past year..... from all of us at CNBNews BEST WISHES Bill & Connie Cleary ... Gloucestercitynews.net since 2006 Read more →

Murder Suspect John Jacobs of Millville Apprehended

John Jacobs (image courtesy of Salem Jail) WOODBURY, NJ (Dec. 21, 2019)--Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore is pleased to announce the expedient arrest on December 20, 2019 of John Jacobs (DOB: 10/21/1992) of Millville, N.J. Jacobs is charged with First Degree Murder, Arson, Hindering Apprehension, and Obstruction of Justice, in connection with the Murder of Sahlena Blackwell-Jacobs. On Thursday December 19th, 2019, at approximately 3:30 pm, the Monroe Township Police Department was dispatched to 1920 South Black Horse Pike, Williamstown, NJ for the report of... 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... Read more →

White Supremacist from Salem Guilty of Making False Statements

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Fred Arena, 41, of Salem, NJ, entered a plea of guilty before United States District Court Judge John R. Padova on charges of making false statements to government agents. Arena, who was an employee of a federal contractor at the Philadelphia Navy Yard and as such was required to obtain a federal security clearance, lied to obtain the clearance. He also subsequently lied to federal investigators who asked him about his answers to questions on... Read more →

Glassboro Public Schools Donate $1,200 to Patients of Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center

Glassboro, NJ – Students and staff of Glassboro High School (GHS) and Glassboro Intermediate School (GIS) recently made a special donation to Jefferson Health’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township. The Glassboro Public School District collectively raised and donated $1,200, following a collaborative fundraising effort between the schools, which included a dress-down day, along with special help from the GHS Field Hockey Team and the GIS Girls Learning Our Worth (GLOW) club’s pink-ribbon sale. Shown in front of Glassboro faculty and high school students,... Read more →

Msgr. Thomas J. McIntyre, Supt. of Diocese Schools, former GCHS Principal, Rams Alum

GLASSBORO, NJ (Dec. 12, 2019)--The Rev. Thomas J. McIntyre, age 77, of Glassboro, NJ, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Dec. 6, 2019. Rev. Thomas J. McIntyre Born in Camden, NJ to the late James P. and Catherine (Goldthorp) McIntyre, he is the beloved brother of Jeanette Reilly of Glassboro and the late Rev. Msgr. James P. McIntyre. Devoted uncle of Janice (Tony) Lanteigne, Richard (Jodi) Winters, Christopher (Tara) Reilly, Kevin Reilly, Maureen (Mike) Collazo, Donna (Brendan) Shaw. Uncle... Read more →

SJ Gas 2019 First Responders Grant Program Winners

FOLSOM, NJ, December 11, 2019 – Today South Jersey Gas, a subsidiary of South Jersey Industries (NYSE: SJI), announced the winners of its annual First Responders Grant Program. This year, seven grants totaling over $30,000 were awarded to local first responder departments. “At South Jersey Gas we’re proud to support the hardworking, dedicated first responders who serve our communities every day,” said Dave Robbins, president of South Jersey Gas. “We are proud to partner with this year’s winners and support their continued efforts to make... Read more →

Gray Fox Animal Hospital Gifts A Vest This Holiday Season

Veterinarians to Donate to K9 Unit Woodbury Heights, N.J.—One officer in the Woodbury PD will walk the streets a bit safer next week. Recon, a Czech Shepherd being handled by Patrolman Mitchell has just been fitted for his custom K9 Tactical Gear vest. Husband and wife veterinarians, Doctors Lee and Bernadette Spector, VMDs, will present the vest to Recon on December 11 at 12:30 p.m. on the grounds of the animal hospital. The Gray Fox staff knows how important a ballistic vest can be for... Read more →

Acenda receives $25,000 from Nancy Kowalik Real Estate Group

GLASSBORO, NJ (December 6, 2019) – Acenda is the recipient of a $25,000 donation from the Nancy Kowalik Real Estate Group in Mullica Hill, NJ. This contribution will benefit the organization’s more than 100 health and social service programs that impact the lives of children, teens, adults, families, and the community at large. Funds were raised by taking a small portion of every real estate transaction Nancy Kowalik’s brokerage settled throughout 2019. "It is so rewarding to be able to make a difference in the... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing NJ: Dec. 9-14 Busiest Week of the Hunting Year

The week of December 9-14 may be the busiest week of the year with Six-day Firearm Deer and Black Bear Segment B hunting seasons opening on Monday, Permit Bow continuing in Deer Reg Sets #4-8 zones, and Permit Shotgun and Permit Muzzleloader seasons open for antlerless deer only in Reg Set #7-8 zones. Don't miss out on all that's available. Busiest Hunting Week of the Year (Summary of seasons) Bear Season Information Deer Hunting Information Small Game Hunting Information (includes stocking schedules and maps) Get... Read more →

Gloucester County Sheriff's Office nabs #10

on Sheriff Morina’s most wanted list (Woodbury, NJ) – Gloucester County Sheriff Carmel Morina announced that Daquan Stratton, of Glassboro, #10 on the Sheriff’s Top Ten Most Wanted List, was located and arrested on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. Stratton was arrested by the Sheriff’s Fugitive Unit in Glassboro. He was wanted for seven Violations of Probation warrants with the original charges being the following: Four counts of Burglary, three counts of Theft and Criminal Attempt. He also had a Child Support Warrant for $8701. He... Read more →

Wreaths of Remembrance Dec. 7

(Monroe Township, NJ) On Saturday, Dec. 7, residents are invited to gather at the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery to help remember those men and women who defended our country's freedom during the annual Wreaths of Remembrance Ceremony. Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, "By placing these wreaths annually, we continue to show our thanks to those who gave their lives and show that we remember them and will continue to do so for years to come." The Wreaths of Remembrance Ceremony is open to... Read more →

Mental Health board member recognized for 20 years of service

(West Deptford, NJ) Gloucester County Freeholder Jim Jefferson recognized Elaine Vets for her 20 years of service to the Gloucester County Mental Health Board. Elaine has made it a priority to learn about the community mental health services, promote education and advocate for individuals experiencing mental illness. She has been an appointed member on the Mental Health Board for 20 years, 15 of which she has served as chairperson. Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, "The Mental Health Board promotes understanding and education towards those... Read more →

Impaired Driving Enforcement Crackdown will be Conducted in Maple Shade

Part of Statewide Year End Campaign The Maple Shade Police Department will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end of year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign. Beginning December 6, 2019 and continuing through January 1, 2020, local and state law enforcement officials will conduct saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints looking for motorists who may be driving while intoxicated. The national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” effort endeavors to raise awareness about the... Read more →


The Gloucester City Library thanks patrons and families for their patience and is now happy to announce Tiny Tots morning story hours are back. Story hours will be held from 10 to 10:45 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays as usual at the library, 50 N. Railroad Avenue. **** Trinity Lutheran Church Sunday School Outreach Ministry is collecting blankets to give to the homeless as Christmas gifts through “UR Important 2 Us.” Donations of $10 will go toward the purchase of a blanket which are specifically... Read more →

New Cleanup Plan Proposed for Superfund Site in Gibbsboro

Gibbsboro, N.J. (November 25, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a cleanup plan that includes a combination of technologies and methods to address the former paint manufacturing plant and adjoining areas of the Sherwin-Williams/Hilliards Creek Superfund Site in Gibbsboro. EPA’s study of these areas shows that soil and sediment are contaminated with arsenic and lead, and soil in other areas are contaminated with paint solvents. “The former paint manufacturing plant area is a major source of contamination at this Superfund site... Read more →

Norcross Statement on New Jersey’s Commitments to Public Employees

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) released the following statement: “We all share the common goal of upholding the pension and health care commitments made to our state, county, municipalities and school board employees. The issue is how best to meet these promises,” said Congressman Norcross. “I believe we cannot let New Jersey fall to the ways of Washington but should instead work together to resolve tough issues. That is why I oppose any effort to place pension and health benefit reform bills... Read more →

Jefferson Health’s Lisa Morina Receives Corporate Excellence Award from Gloucester County NAACP

On November 3, Lisa Morina, Vice President of Government & External Relations, received the Corporate Excellence Award from the Gloucester County NAACP. Morina was one of 20 recipients of a “Game Changers” award at the annual Black & White Gala, held at Auletto’s Caterers in Deptford, NJ. “Game Changer awards recognize those who, through their organization, provide significant financial or in-kind resources to assist organizations like the NAACP in meeting community needs,” said Loretta Winters, President, Gloucester County NAACP. “Through Lisa’s community involvement, she has... Read more →

Gloucester County Retailer Sells $136,000 Jersey Cash 5 Ticket

TRENTON (Nov. 21, 2019) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $136,006 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Wednesday, Nov. 20, drawing. The winning numbers were: 04, 14, 30, 32 and 36 and the XTRA number was: 02. The retailer will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for the winning ticket sold. That ticket was sold at ACME #943, 1619 Beckett and Center Square Rd., Swedesboro in Gloucester County. Acting Executive Director James Carey announced that there were 254,951 tickets purchased... Read more →

Jefferson Health’s New Jersey Hospitals Nationally Recognized

with ‘A’s’ in Fall 2019 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 Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Jefferson’s achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization — driven by employers and other purchasers of health care — committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers.... Read more →

Southbound Route 42 Ramp/Lane Closures Tonight for Bridges over Timber Creek

Bridge girders to be erected tonight (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced overnight lane and ramp closures on Route 42 southbound as the Bridges over Timber Creek and Lower Landing Road project advances between Gloucester, Camden County and Deptford, Gloucester County. Beginning at 10 p.m., tonight, Friday, November 22 until 6 a.m. Saturday, November 23, NJDOT’s contractor, Richard E. Pierson Construction Company, will close the right and center lanes on Route 42 southbound, along with the ramp from Route 41... Read more →

Jefferson Health in New Jersey Receives MAAPE Proficiency Award

CHERRY HILL, NJ (Nov. 22, 2019)--Jefferson Health in New Jersey (JHNJ) recently received a Proficiency Award from the nonprofit Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE). The award is the next tier in JHNJ’s journey to achieve Baldrige Performance Excellence, after receiving MAAPE’s Commitment Award in 2017. JHNJ began its Baldrige journey in 2017 — under the leadership of Dr. David Condoluci, Senior Vice President and Chief Patient Safety & Quality Officer; Kathleen Victor, Corporate Director for Performance Improvement; and Abbey Driendl, Performance Excellence Specialist —... Read more →

Jefferson Health New Jersey Using MyChart for Patient Medical Records

On September 28, Jefferson Health in New Jersey transitioned to a new patient portal called MyChart. The innovative, user-friendly platform will enhance the safety and security of the organization of medical records, as well as offer unique benefits to patients. MyChart allows patients to access real-time results, right at their fingertips, explains Brenda Gorman, oncology assistant at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township. “It’s one chart – everywhere you go,” said Gorman. “That’s what we are so excited about! All of the patient’s... Read more →