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A LOOK BACK AT THE BEGINNING OF AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL

History of American Legion Baseball American Legion Baseball is a national institution, having thrived through a world war, several national tragedies, and times of great prosperity as well as great despair. The league still stands behind the traditional values upon which it was founded in 1925. American Legion Baseball has taught hundreds of thousands of young Americans the importance of sportsmanship, good health and active citizenship. The program is also a promoter of equality, making teammates out of young athletes regardless of their income levels or social standings. American Legion Baseball has been and continues to be, a stepping stone... Read more →


Breathe Easy Signs Placed Throughout Camden County

(Blackwood, NJ) – Tobacco Free for a Healthy New Jersey (TFHNJ) recently donated 500 Breathe Easy signs to the Camden County Health Department in order to provide residents with smoke-free air in public green spaces. The goal of the donation is to distribute Breathe Easy signs to all 36 municipalities and in every park across Camden County, free of charge. These are metal signs that include the updated Smoke Free Air Act information and a no-marijuana symbol on them. “Secondhand smoke is a serious health hazard that causes a variety of diseases, such as heart disease and various cancers, and... Read more →


Gloucester City Residents Have A New Trash Hauler; Housing Office Inspects 566 Properties in March

William E. Cleary Sr. l CNBNews Seaside Waste Service is the City's new trash hauler (CNBNews photo) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 13, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The city received two bids for the collection of trash and recyclables. Seaside Waste Service of Hammonton, which submitted the low bid of $1,748,601 for three years was awarded the contract. The other bid of $1,796,222 was received from Central Jersey Waste and Recyclables. Dumping fees are approximately $81 a ton. In 2021 the city paid $478,604 in dumping fees and in 2020 the total was $453,228. Seaside Waste Service will be picking up both trash and recyclable... Read more →


American Legion Post 184 Wildwood NJ Give Veteran 'Best Medicine' With A Buddy Check

American Legion Post 184, Wildwood, (4200 Atlantic Ave) By Cameran Richardson JUN 13, 2022 American Legion Post 184 Commander Norman Marlin was sitting in his office at the post home in Wildwood, N.J., when department and national leadership walked in the morning of June 8. They were there to do a Buddy Check on him. “We know you’ve been through some tough times, we love you, we love what you’ve done for The American Legion here in New Jersey, Cape May County, this post here for many, many years,” said Chuck Robbins, a past Department of New Jersey commander and... Read more →


Camden County Summer Concerts

2022 Summer Park Events Guide See What Summer Has to Offer in This Year's Jam Packed Guide, Including Many Concerts and Events The 2022 Park Events Guide is your family’s ticket to an amazing season of fun and entertainment. Celebrate Independence Day at the Camden County Freedom Festival at Wiggins Waterfront Park featuring a performance from the O’Jays or check out the cool sounds of the Sundown Music Series at the McLaughlin Norcross Memorial Dell at Haddon Lake Park. From kayaking to exercise classes, horseback riding and more, this summer’s lineup of events has something fun for everyone. Whether you... Read more →


Memorial Day, A Time To Honor The Fallen Heroes In Gloucester City And In Every Community Throughout Our Nation

Gloucester High School War Memorial (CNBNewsnet photo credit) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 29, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester High School has erected a wonderful tribute to honor those residents who died for our country. The beautiful war memorial is placed near the entrance to the school, Market Street and Crescent Blvd. The names of the residents who fought in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the War on Terrorism are inscribed on a bronze plaque. Insignias of each of the branches of the service are engraved at the bottom of the... Read more →


Anthony Nacci, of Haddon Twp., age 58, Haddon Township High Alum, Class of '82; Enjoyed Fishing, Trips to the Shore

Haddon Twp, NJ - passed away on April 23, 2022. Anthony was born April 10, 1964 in Camden, NJ and was the son of the late Vincent Nacci and Catherine Regino (nee Abbott). Anthony will be greatly missed by his loving partner, Terry Miller. He was a beloved father to his only son, Anthony F. Nacci (Zoë) and devoted grandfather to Isabella. Dear brother of Michael Nacci, Vincent (Maureen) Nacci, Rosemary (Joseph) Martelli, and the late Cathy Zabinsky; loving uncle to Vincent, Dominic, Anthony, Dolores (Shawn), Jillian, Emily, Joseph, and the late Michael; survived also by great nieces and nephews.... Read more →


PONY RIDES FOR KIDS AT JUNE 4’S SKIRMISH EVENT IN HADDONFIELD

Haddonfield Financial Planning is Sponsoring this New Offering at Annual Revolutionary War Reenactment Haddonfield, NJ (May 2022) – When The Skirmish, a day-long Revolutionary War reenactment and colonial festival, returns to Haddonfield on Saturday, June 4, 2022, it will include a new highlight: pony rides! Haddonfield Financial Planning, a local business with lots of hometown pride, will host Red Sky Ranch’s beautiful ponies on its front lawn at 205 N Haddon Avenue in Haddonfield. Pony rides from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (with a rest break from 10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.). Each ride costs $10. While waiting in line,... Read more →


Mary Jane Miller, Longtime Haddon Hts. Tennis Instructor

(nee Ilgenfritz) On May 17, 2022, of Haddon Heights, NJ. Age 96 years. Beloved wife of the late Paul H. Miller. Dear mother of David (Janice), Stephen (Rose) and Gary. Loving grandmother of Jennifer, Stephen and Jonathan and great grandmother of Eladia and Sophia. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Mary Jane was a longtime tennis instructor in the borough of Haddon Heights. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Tuesday, May 24, 10 to 11 AM at the FOSTER-WARNE FUNERAL HOME, 250 S. White Horse Pike, Audubon, NJ. Funeral service will... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: Cumberland County Student Recognized in PDFNJ’s Statewide 4th Grade Folder Contest

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, NJ — Young people are using their artistic talents to encourage their peers to live a healthy substance-free lifestyle as part of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s (PDFNJ) Design a Fourth Grade Folder contest. Nearly 3,000 fourth grade students from all 21 counties in New Jersey entered the contest, but only 33 earned recognition at the program’s virtual award ceremony held on Tuesday, May 3. Aubrey Monahan of Elizabeth F. Moore Elementary School in Bridgeton was selected as a finalist in the competition. The virtual awards ceremony honored each of the finalists, allowing them to showcase... Read more →


Stephen E. Gable, Sr., 76, of Haddon Heights

On April 7, 2022, longtime resident of Haddon Heights, NJ. Age 76 years. Beloved husband of 54 years to the late Karen L. Gable (nee Houser). Dear father of the late Stephen E. Jr (Melinda) and Christopher (Jillian). Loving grandfather of Dylan, Amberly, Bradley and Olivia. Brother of the late Harry "Rocky" (Anna) Gable. He is also survived by his brother-in-law, Robin (the late Melanie) Houser and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Mr. Gable was a United States Air Force veteran. He retired as Senior Master Sergeant for the New Jersey Air National Guard, Wrightstown, NJ. Interment Brigadier General William... Read more →


Joseph T. Ryan, 87, of Cherry Hill and Margate City; Entrepreneur, Surety Title Employee, Korean War Army Veteran

Surrounded by his loving family, on April 12, 2022. Age 87. Of Cherry Hill and Margate City. The Patriarch of the Ryan Family, Joe was a loving and devoted husband of 61 years to the late Edythe J. Ryan (nee Gindhart). Loving father of John Ryan (Carol), the late Joseph Ryan, Timothy Ryan (Diane), Carol Ryan Miskiewicz (Ron), the late Susan Ryan, J.P. Ryan, Michael Ryan (Melissa) and Jennifer Ryan. Cherished Pop of John (Kerri), Andrew, Joseph, Victoria, Ashley (Richard), Shannon, Amanda, Isabella, Nicholas, Sean and Monique and great-grandfather of Ally, Chase, Drew, Jack and Addison. Beloved brother of Fran... Read more →


Statewide recognition for the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons

Pandemic Spurs Kiwanis Service Program HADDONFIELD: COVID-19 spurred new and meaningful community service projects resulting in statewide recognition for the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons. “During 2021, we successfully pivoted our service program to increase community involvement with a combination of in-person socially distant projects and work-at-home service projects,” noted club immediate past president Harvey Lermack. The Distinguished Club Award was bestowed upon the club at an April 2 ceremony of the New Jersey District of Kiwanis by 2020-21 NJ District Kiwanis Governor Joseph Giordano. Club President Janet Boris, a Boy Scout District Executive, achieved the Distinguished President Award and... Read more →


Bonnie Jean Simmons, age 58, of Haddon Heights

Born November 3, 1963 to the late Marshall G. Simmons and Joanne M. Simmons (nee Allison). Bonnie passed away suddenly on March 31st, 2022, at the age of 58. In addition to her mother, Bonnie leaves behind her siblings, Marshall Simmons, Jr. (Kim), Lynne Simmons and Paul Simmons (Marcia); her nephews and nieces, Ryan, Kyle, Lauren, Andrew, Paul and Penny; her great nephews, Gavin and Liam. Bonnie was a graduate of Haddon Heights High School class of 1983 and went on to serve our country in the U.S. Army, where she graduated with honors, grenade & rifle medals. She was... Read more →


Haddonfield Welcomes Revolutionary War Reenactment in June

The Skirmish Brings South Jersey’s Colonial History to Life in Day-Long Event Haddonfield, NJ (March 29, 2022) – After a two-year hiatus, Haddonfield’s popular revolutionary war reenactment will return in June 2022. The Skirmish brings history books to life with a day of Revolutionary War soldiers, horses, clashes between colonists and redcoats, family friendly programming, music, and important moments from South Jersey and Haddonfield’s history in the founding of the U.S. On Saturday, June 4, 2022, the British will invade Haddonfield and be challenged by Continental troops, just as they did 244 years ago -- in June 1778. Redcoats on... Read more →


CNB SPORTS NEWS: American Legion Baseball Alumni Players Who Reached The Big Leagues(B to C)

Baerga, Carlos Played American Legion Baseball: Guaynabo, P.R. Bagwell, Jeff Played American Legion Baseball: Post 75, Middletown, Conn. Baines, Harold Played American Legion Baseball: Post 70, Talbot, Md. Baker, Dusty Played American Legion Baseball: Post 412, Fair Oaks, Calif. Baldelli, Rocco Played American Legion Baseball: Rhode Island Bard, Daniel Played American Legion Baseball: Post 337, Pineville, N.C. Beimel, Joe Played American Legion Baseball: Post 511, Kersey, Pa. Belanger, Mark Played American Legion Baseball: Pittsfield, Mass. (reached 1960 ALWS) Belcher, Tim Played American Legion Baseball: Post 518, Ashley, Ohio (won state title in 1980) Bell, Jerry Played American Legion Baseball: Post... Read more →


American Legion Baseball Player Gil Hodges to be Inducted into National Baseball Hall of Fame

While the Baseball Writers Association of America did not elect any American Legion Baseball alumni into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the Class of 2022 will still have ALB ties in the form of Gil Hodges. Hodges, who played American Legion Baseball in Princeton, Ind., was elected to the Hall of Fame in December by the Golden Days Era Committee, along with Jim Kaat, Minnie Miñoso and Tony Oliva. They will join Early Baseball Era Committee selections Bud Fowler and Buck O’Neil and BBWAA selection David Ortiz as the Hall’s Class of 2022. The Hall of Fame induction ceremony... Read more →


American Legion Baseball: More upgrades coming to home of American Legion World Series in Shelby Stadium

The grandstand canopies at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., are being extended along both base lines. By Andy Proffet MAR 18, 2022 Fans attending the 95th American Legion World Series this August will have cooler seating options during the day and better views at night thanks to upgrades at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium. Canopies over the grandstand seats are being extended down both baselines to provide more shade at the annual ALWS in Shelby, N.C. And stadium lights at Keeter Stadium are being replaced by LED lights. The extended canopies will include large ceiling fans like... Read more →


NJs' Education Plan Includes $1 Billion More for Newark Schools; $312 Million for Camden Schools

Newark schools would get $120 million increase in 2023 in governor’s budget...other large increases include: $310M for Trenton Public Schools, Camden Public Schools, $312 million, $494.9M for Paterson Public School District, $486.7M for Elizabeth Public Schools... In the immediate area Audubon $9.6M, Bellmawr $9M, Brooklawn $5M, Gloucester City $33.7M Gloucester Township $57.7M, Mt. Ephraim $4M, Westville $3.6M Catherine Carrera, Chalkbeat Newark Newark schools would receive more than $1 billion in state aid next year, an increase of about 13% from this year, under a budget blueprint Gov. Phil Murphy detailed Thursday. The $120 million boost for Newark is part of... Read more →


Emory G. Powell, 100, of Canby, Oregon, formerly of Westmont and Blenheim, WW II Army Veteran

Emory passed away peacefully at home in Canby, Oregon on Thursday, March 3, 2022, just weeks after celebrating his 100th birthday. Born in Westmont, NJ he graduated from Audubon High School where he was a key member of their championship swim team. Emory met his future wife of 67 years, Alice Wagner, at a dance, and they were married a year later, on October 17, 1942. In February 1943, he was inducted into the US Army and after a year of basic training survived a perilous voyage to England on the Queen Mary in April 1944. Emory proudly served as... Read more →


Free six-part lecture series on the American Revolution

image source Indian King Friends In the lead-up to The Skirmish in Haddonfield on June 4 (annual reenactment of ambushes by the Continental militia), Camden County College and the Haddonfield Skirmish Committee have teamed up to present a free six-part lecture series on the American Revolution, with particular attention to Haddonfield's role. It ends with an evening with George Washington during the week of The Skirmish. The American Revolution in Our Communities Garry Stone | March 30 at the Masonic Temple, Haddonfield The 1776-1780 Revolutionary War Adventures of John Inskeep (1757-1834), a Young Man Born Near Haddonfield, New Jersey. Doug... Read more →


Ronald H. Newell, 72, of Haddon Heights

On February 19, 2022, Ronald H., age 72 years, of Haddon Heights, NJ passed away. Ron was the beloved husband of Michele (Mickie) (nee Zachary); loving father of Chris Newell and Tricia Bygott (Brian), of Haddon Heights, NJ; proud and devoted grandfather of James, Riley, and Hannah; loving brother of Don (Barbara) and Jeff (Nancy); and beloved son of Grace (nee Dixon) and the late, Howard E. Newell Jr. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was a Haddon Heights High School baseball alum and loyal fan. His favorite pastimes were fishing, boating, and watching and videotaping... Read more →


Marie G. Biondo, age 95, of Haddon Heights, Active Member of Several Catholic Parishes; St. John of God School Volunteer

The glory of life surmounts the fear of death. Does anybody know the better side of death and glory? Live the present and make it so beautiful it will be worth remembering. Marie G. Biondo (nee Curcio) held her faith and her fun dear. She committed her life to her family, her church and danced through her years, unselfishly giving herself and her time. There is a time for every purpose under heaven. A time to weep, a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to polka dance. On Friday February fourth, just a few short days... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: 11 Camden County Middle Schools Named as Schools of Character

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (February 4, 2022) – The Camden County Technical School (CCTS) District is pleased to announce that 11 middle schools in Camden County have met the criteria and were each named a Camden County Middle School of Character. This standing shall remain in effect from 2022 through 2024. This award is jointly sponsored by the Camden County Commissioners, Camden County College, and Camden County Technical Schools. “Character education reinforces core values needed for success in the workforce, college, and in life,” said Patricia Fitzgerald, Superintendent of CCTS. “The two campuses of CCTS received recognition as National Schools of... Read more →


Sister Delphine Croft, OP, Taught Elementary Students at Saint Rose Lima School, Saint Mary School and Saint Patrick School

By Staff Reports - February 3, 2022 Sister Delphine Croft, OP, (Sister Marie Michael), former teacher and principal in the Diocese of source pinterest.com Camden, died Jan. 21. She was 90. The daughter of the late Michael John and Marie Symanski Croft, she was born Jan. 1, 1932, in Jersey City. Sister Delphine entered the novitiate of the Dominican Sisters of Newburgh, N.Y., in September 1954, made her first profession in June 1956, and final profession in August 1959. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in humanities from Villanova University and a master of divinity in pastoral ministry at... Read more →


Dolores C. Purdy, age 86, of Weymouth and Haddon Hts.

Dolores C. Purdy, on January 28, 2022, from Weymouth Township; formerly of Haddon Heights. Age 86. Beloved wife of the late William G. Purdy, Sr. Devoted mother of William G. Purdy, Jr. (Becky), Coleen Fahr (Craig), Tracy Staepel (late Tim), and Leon Purdy (Jen). Loving grandmom of Will III (Stacy), Cory, Amanda (Andrew), Ryan, Meaghan, Shaun, and Michaela. GiGi of Ryan Joseph, Aubree Raine, and Aria Reign. Dear Sister of Alexander Toryk (Cathy) and the late John Toryk. Also Survived by many nieces and nephews. There will be a viewing Saturday February 12, 2022 from 10am to 12 Noon at... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: New Jersey American Water Invests $540,000 in Haddon Heights Infrastructure

CAMDEN, N.J. – JAN. 26, 2022 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 2,700 feet of aging water main in Haddon Heights starting next week. The project also includes replacing two fire hydrants and 50 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging 4- and 6-inch cast iron water lines that were installed in the 1900s with new 6- and 8-inch ductile iron main along the following streets: North Park Avenue from Green Street to Station Avenue Station Avenue from North Park Avenue to West Atlantic Avenue This $540,000 investment will continue to advance... Read more →


Kevin Hendricks, age 46, of Cherry Hill

Unexpectedly on January 17, 2022 of Cherry Hill, NJ. Age 46 years. Beloved husband of Tara (nee Grisolia). Loving father of Brooke and Brad. Dear son of Michael & Perpetua Hendricks. He was the oldest of 7 children followed by: Maria Hendricks, Michael (Denielle) Hendricks, Regina (Scott) Halliday, James (Dina) Hendricks, Stephen Hendricks and Matthew (Alexis) Hendricks. Favorite Uncle Kev to 22 nieces and nephews. Special son-in-law of Frank & Jinny Grisolia. Amazing dog dad to Roxy. Kevin was raised in Collingswood, NJ. He was an accomplished athlete, including soccer, baseball, and track & field (State Champion) representing Bishop Eustace... Read more →


Tamara Brown, 58, of Haddon Heights, Owner of Diving School Sentenced to Prison for Wire Fraud

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (January 13, 2022)– The president and CEO of a commercial diving school was sentenced yesterday to 27 months in prison for fraudulently obtaining funding from the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for the school and its students, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Tamara Brown, 58, of Haddon Heights, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Joseph H. Rodriguez to an information charging her with one count of wire fraud. Judge Rodriguez imposed the sentence yesterday by videoconference. According to documents filed in this case... Read more →


Kiwanis Club of the Haddons Sponsors MLK Day of Service Projects

HADDONFIELD: Improving the lives of children in our community is the focus of several community service projects on Martin Luther King Day, January 17. Low-contact and no-contact community service projects have been developed by the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons for participation by local residents. Several drop-off boxes will be available at different locations in Camden County to accept donations. Project participants are asked to record their service at the club Facebook site, @HaddonsKiwanis Food insecurity: Please donate non-perishable foods. Donations will be distributed directly to local pantries in Bellmawr, Barrington, Haddonfield, Collingswood and Cherry Hill. Pajamas: Please donate new... Read more →


Registration for 2022 American Legion Baseball Season Opens January 1

Registration for the 2022 American Legion Baseball season will open Jan. 1 at baseball.legion.org. The early deadline for registration is May 15. Teams registered after May 15 may be subject to a department $200 late fee through the final deadline of June 1. Please note that each American Legion department may set an earlier deadline for registration. Registration fees for senior teams are $50 for national registration and $35 for administrative fees; for junior teams, fees are $25 for national registration and $35 for administrative fees. Insurance premiums will be announced later. State fees, if applicable, will vary by state.... Read more →


Kiwanis of the Haddons Brings Christmas to Children

THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT IS ALIVE IN THE HADDONS-- Ron Ruban, Kirk Popiolek, Kiwanis NJ District Governor Elect; Terry Shannon, Harvey Lermack, Immediate Past Club President; Milton Smith, Club Secretary; Pat Wilson, Club Treasurer; and Dawn Mutchler, look over the overflowing pile of Christmas donations. HADDONFIELD: Children in Camden and Gloucester Counties are benefiting from the Kiwanis Club’s Christmas donations. MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!-- Just some of the presents donated by the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons and the Eastern Regional High School Key Club to the Greater Collingswood Childcare Center and to the Youth Empowerment Shelters. An entire class along... Read more →


Artist and Storyteller Lousis Pecsi Releases New Children's Book "Theo's Adventure in Time"

HADDONFIELD NJ (November 23, 2021)(CNBNews)--An artist and storyteller Louis Pecsi is currently doing a signing of his new children’s book Theo’s Adventures in Time at the Ram Arcade in Haddonfield. The signing will be between 2 PM and 3:30 PM on Saturday, Dec 11. “Theo’s Adventures in Time” chronicles the early and later inventions of a child genius, which include an everlasting bouncing ball and a pair of flying shoes. His early inventions pale in comparison to his ultimate triumph, which is the time machine named Kronos. Theo journeys through time and encounters dinosaurs, mummies, and Albert Einstein. Theo is... Read more →


Constance A. “Connie” Wozniak (nee Gadren) age 81 of Haddon Township

Heaven gained another angel - and a great one. Our mom, Constance A. “Connie” Wozniak (nee Gadren) age 81 of Haddon Twp. was the most caring, beautiful, loving and faithful person you could meet. She had touched the lives of so many with her huge heart, endless spirit and energy. Connie was kind to everyone, no matter if you were family, a good friend or the stranger standing in front of her at the checkout line. Her creativity and talent was simply amazing. She could design and sew a doll dress, create a beautiful piece of jewelry, make a “memory... Read more →


Area Halloween Trick or Treat Times

HAPPY HALLOWEEN Audubon 3 to 7 Audubon Park 1 to 6 Bellmawr 2 to 7 Stop by Borough Hall from 12 to 2 pm and receive a treat from BELLMAWR Mayor Chuck Brooklawn 3 to 7 Camden City 2 to 6 Cherry Hill 2 to 7 Collingswood 12 to 5 Gloucester City 3 to 7 Gloucester Township 2 to 7:30 Haddonfield 2 to 6 Haddon Heights Trick or treating in Haddon Heights will be from 1 to 5 and from 6-8 with a dinner break from 5 to 6 Haddon Township 12 noon to 5 Mount Ephraim 1 to 7... Read more →


Ruth N. Stratton, 99, Haddon Hts./Audubon

Suddenly on October 21, 2021, of Haddon Heights, NJ; formerly of Audubon, NJ. Age 99 years. Beloved wife of the late George Stratton, Jr. Dear mother of the late James Price and the late Paul (Patricia) Price, Sr. Loving grandmother of James, Jr., Christopher, Keith, Paul, Jr. (Danielle) and Susannah and great grandmother of Ashley, Paul, Benjamin, James V and Cassandra. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her visitation on Wednesday 10 to 11 AM at the Grace Episcopal Church, 19 E. Kings Highway, Haddonfield, NJ. Memorial service will follow at 11 AM. Inurnment in the Church Memorial Garden.... Read more →


Michael R. Rimositis, of Mt. Ephraim, Y.A.L.E. Teacher, Audubon HS Alum, Class of 1998

Michael R. Rimositis, age 40 of Mt. Ephraim, NJ passed away October 5, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving and devastated family: his parents, John P. and Mary (nee Kennedy); brother, John, Jr. and sister, Kathleen; and a nephew, David and niece, Jane Pettit as well as many devoted friends. Mike was a great athlete in high school, and became a teacher of health and physical education after graduating from Rowan University. He was a 1999 graduate of Audubon High School where he played football and baseball and was a member of the... Read more →


Giselda T. Lobascio (nee DiClaudio), age 92 of Audubon,

On October 10, 2021, Giselda T. Lobascio (nee DiClaudio), age 92 of Audubon, passed away of natural causes. She was born in 1929 in Castelli, Italy and moved to Camden, NJ as a child where she was raised. She met and married her husband of 73 years, Vincent Lobascio, a World War II veteran, in 1947. Vincent predeceased her in November of 2020. She had their first child, Louis, in 1951 who passed away from brain cancer in 1956. She deeply loved her three surviving children, Vincent Jr., Jean (Mike) and Lorraine (Jim); her three grandchildren, Jennifer (Ed), Carolynn (Bobby)... Read more →


Haddonfield Announces Halloween Activities

DINOSAUR MADNESS TAKES OVER HADDONFIELD DURING TWO-WEEK HALLOWEEN FESTIVITIES Haddonfield, NJ (October 8, 2021) – For two weeks leading up to Halloween, Haddonfield is going prehistoric. Expect dinosaurs wandering the charming downtown streets, a window decorating contest at local businesses, contests, giveaways, and plenty of family fun. Haddyween, now in its second year, is inspired by John Giannotti's Hadrosaurus foulkii sculpture “Haddy” located at 2 Kings Court. It’s based on an important dinosaur skeleton that was unearthed in October 1858, right in Haddonfield. “This October marks 163 years since the Hadrosaurus skeleton was discovered here in Haddonfield,” says Bob Hochgertel,... Read more →


Ruth E. Null, 99, Marlton, formerly of Haddon Heights

(nee Lowe) On September 25, 2021, of Marlton, NJ; a former longtime resident of Haddon Heights, NJ. Age 99 years. Beloved wife of 65 years to the late Robert O. Null. Dear mother of Gregory (Patricia) Null and the late Michael Null. Loving grandmother of P.J. Null, Jodi O'Donoghue, Dawn Nelson and Jeffrey Null and great grandmother of six: Preston and Anna Elizabeth Null, Lauren and Claire Nelson and Declan and Ryleigh O'Donoghue. Ruth was a 26 year employee of New Jersey Water Company, Haddon Heights, NJ and a prolific baker. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Chapel... Read more →


HADDONFIELD ANNOUNCES THE SKIRMISH WILL BE BACK IN 2022

Saturday, June 4, 2022 Festivities begin at 9 am with The Skirmish beginning at 2 pm. Event is Free and Open to the Public. HADDONFIELD, NJ – The British are coming! On Saturday, June 4, 2022 the British will invade and be challenged on Kings Highway by colonial troops. Redcoats, on horseback, will charge, muskets will be fired, and the Continentals will delay the redcoats before they head off to the Battle at Monmouth. General Washington had ordered the militia to “annoy” the Redcoats, and so on June 4, 2022, we will again. This exciting reenactment event is free and... 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 →


Elizabeth A. Campanella (nee Sheldon) of Haddon Hts.

Elizabeth A. Campanella (nee Sheldon), "Bette", on September 28, 2021, of Haddon Heights; formerly of Westmont. Age 89. Beloved wife of the late John Campanella. Devoted mother of Diane Gatelein (Robert) and Jack Campanella (Theresa). Loving grandmom of Robert Gatelein, Nicole Dent (Chris), Terri Platt (Chris), and Karen Campanella and great grandmom of Ryan, Chase, Riley, Cooper, and Reese. Dear sister of Nadia Bright (Doug) and the late Walt Sheldon, Jim Sheldon, George Sheldon, and Julia Murphy. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. There will be a viewing from 7pm to 9pm Monday evening and from 10am to 11am... Read more →


Barbara J. Hyer, age 85 of Oaklyn; Past Employee of Haddon Township School Board, Recipient of Haddon Twp. HS Community Award

Barbara J. (nee Taylor), age 85 of Oaklyn, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, September 20, 2021. Mrs. Hyer was born in Oaklyn and spent all of her days there. She started her working career in insurance before spending time at Haddon Tool. She worked as a Teacher’s Aide at the Clyde S. Jennings Elementary School in Haddon Twp. and finished her working years in accounts payable at the Haddon Twp. Board of Education. Mrs. Hyer had been a lifetime parishioner of St. Joseph The Worker Parish, St. Aloysius Church in Oaklyn and was a long time supporter and... Read more →


The Red Coats to Invade Haddonfield, Saturday, June 4

Festivities begin at 9 am with The Skirmish beginning at 2 pm. Event is Free and Open to the Public. HADDONFIELD, NJ – The British are coming! On Saturday, June 4, 2022 the British will invade and be challenged on Kings Highway by colonial troops. Redcoats, on horseback, will charge, muskets will be fired, and the Continentals will delay the redcoats before they head off to the Battle at Monmouth. General Washington had ordered the militia to “annoy” the Redcoats, and so on June 4, 2022, we will again. This exciting reenactment event is free and open to the public.... Read more →


James J. Cox of Haddon Hts., age 77

Suddenly on March 19, 2020, of Haddon Heights, NJ. Age 77 years. Beloved husband of Sara Ann Cox (nee Gulliver). Dear father of Andrew Cox (Tricia Alesandro) and Alexander (Lauren) Cox, DMD. Loving grandfather of Teddy, Jonathan and Juliet Rose. Devoted brother of Sally Cox. Jim was a 1956 graduate of St. Rose of Lima grammar school and a 1961 graduate of Haddon Heights High School. He was a U.S. Marine Corps Vietnam Conflict veteran, serving from 1961 to 1965. Jim was a lifelong resident of Haddon Heights and was a very active member of the 4th of July Parade... 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 →


Kiwanis Club Lends Assist with Kisses for Kyle School Supplies Project

Kiwanis Club of the Haddons pose with their school supplies donations. Back row, left to right: Kirk Popiolek, Ron Ruban, Cynthia Jankech. Front row: Club President Janet Boris, Pat Wilson, Pamela Stalcup, Jess Sciamanna, Harvey Lermack, Terry Shannon. Photo by Milton Smith HADDONFIELD: Eager hands of Kiwanis Club members made short order of organizing an overflowing banquet table of school supplies to support Kisses for Kyle Foundation. Adjourning their August 13 club meeting early, the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons sorted and boxed up crayons, pencils, pens, highlighters, rulers, glue, composition books, notebooks, binders, folders, pencil cases and more. This... Read more →


Melanie E. Houser former Haddon Heights Councilwoman and Band Auxiliary Mom for HH Marching Band

Melanie E. Houser (nee Enders), on August 11, 2021, of Audubon Park; formerly of Haddon Heights. Age 61. Beloved wife of Robin Houser for 39 years. Devoted mother of Jason Houser (Jennifer) and Melissa Kuhlen (John). Loving Memaw of Joshua, Samantha, Jake, and Savannah. Cherished daughter of Ellie (nee Stinger) and the late Robert Enders. Dear sister of Cathy Rasicci (Skeet), Robert Enders, and Andrew Enders and sister-in-law of Stephen Gable and the late Karen. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Melanie was a former Councilwoman for Haddon Heights and was a Band Auxiliary Mom for Haddon Heights... Read more →