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PANDEMIC Doesn't Stop American Legion from Observing Memorial Day (VIDEO)

THE AMERICAN LEGION American Legion Post 302 in Oconto Falls, Wis., was instrumental in the creation of the Oconto Falls Veterans Monument, which was dedicated last fall. And on May 25, that same memorial – which bears the names of 450 veterans and their years of service – served as the backdrop for the post’s Memorial Day observation made necessary because of the coronavirus. Oconto Falls, Wis.--Members of Post 302 stood socially distanced in front of the memorial and saluted as vehicle after vehicle, many... Read more →


Gabrielle "Gabbi" Genovese, of Runnemede, formerly of Haddon Township, age 27

Gabrielle "Gabbi" Genovese, on March 30, 2020, of Runnemede; formerly of Haddon Twp. Age 27. Beloved mother of Charles John Green. Devoted daughter of William and Michelle (nee Rose) Genovese. Loving sister of Nicole and Gina. Dear aunt of Nicholas. Services are private at the request of the family. Read more →


Joseph Peter DeStefano of Westmont

WESTMONT NJ--Suddenly, On March 30, 2020. Age 61. Of Westmont section of Haddon Township. In the loving care of his wife of 26 years, Jennifer DeStefano (nee Conn). Cherished father of Jennifer Mary, Stephanie (Jordan), Michele, Ashley (Sean), Helena, Domenic and Joseph. Beloved Son of Joseph DeStefano and Lillian DeStefano (nee D’Amico). Loving Brother of Debra, John and Sandra. Loving Son-In-Law of Theresa D’Amico (Philip) and the late Stephen Conn. Loving grandfather of Helayna, Georgah, Patrick, Marshall, Chase and Connor. Survived by his beloved granddog,... Read more →


Camden County Checking Retail Outlets for Price Gouging

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – In light of Governor Murphy’s announcement of a state of emergency related to coronavirus (COVID-19), the Camden County Division of Weights and Measures is conducting additional inspections for price gouging throughout Camden County. Inspectors are looking for price gouging, a sudden and dramatic increase in cost, on items such as hand sanitizer, disinfectants, toiletries, bottled water, and more. “The Department of Health and Human Services immediately escalated the number of spot checks and inspections for price gouging in response to the... 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... Read more →


LINE OF MARCH

SAINT MARY’S/GLOUCESTER CITY FIFTH ANNUAL SAINT PATRICK’S PARADE SUNDAY, MARCH 1

by CNBNews Staff GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 29, 2020)----The annual St. Mary's Parish/Gloucester City St. Patrick's Day Parade is scheduled to begin at 1 PM sharp rain or shine. The parade will take the same route as last year, forming and staging at the Martin’s Lake area, at Johnson Blvd. and Baynes Ave. marching on Johnson Blvd. to Monmouth Street, up Monmouth Street to King, and dispersing at the former Coast Guard Base parking lot, King and Cumberland Streets. It will begin at Johnson Blvd... Read more →


Camden County GOP Announces County Candidates

Ambrosino: “2020 marks the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote and I am proud to announce a slate of candidates that happens to be all women.” HADDON HEIGHTS (February 27, 2020)--– Camden County Republican Chairman Rich Ambrosino announced the county slate of GOP candidates today. “2020 is the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote and I am proud to announce a slate of candidates that happens to be all women,” Rich Ambrosino said. “Our county candidates are, for Surrogate... Read more →


Coming This Sunday, March 1, Saint Mary's Parish/Gloucester City Irish Parade

Monsignor Bill Hodge performing the Mummers Strut in front of St. Mary's Church, 426 Monmouth Street. (2018 photo by Gus Danks) GLOUCESTER CITY NJ --Monsignor William Hodge, Pastor of St. Mary Parish, Gloucester City, along with Charlie Kain, President of the New Jersey Irish Society, and Mayor Dan Spencer remind residents that the Fifth Annual St. Mary Parish St. Patrick’s Parade will be held this coming Sunday, March 1, at 1:00 PM sharp. THERE IS NO RAIN/SNOW DATE. Registration is now open for all organizations,... Read more →


75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF IWO JIMA (VIDEO)...Thank a Veteran Today for their Service

SOURCE: The American Legion Burn Pit First, from Yahoo News: This month marks the 75th anniversary of the start of the Battle of Iwo Jima, which saw some of the bloodiest fighting of World War Two take place on a small Japanese island 1,200 km (745 miles) south of Tokyo. Iwo Jima was the first native Japanese soil to be invaded during the Allied advance. Located halfway between Tokyo and Guam, it was regarded as a strategic outpost. Close to 7,000 U.S. Marines and nearly... Read more →


Brooklawn School Property 4-Sale; What's Up At Paulsboro Marine Terminal? ; Johnny Hockey & Buddy Robinson; New Freeholder; Strike A Pose

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews.net FOR SALE! BROOKLAWN CHURCH PROPERTY—The former St. Maurice Roman Catholic Church, 401 Community Drive, Brooklawn which was purchased by the Brooklawn Board of Education for $720,000 in 2014 is up for sale. The asking price is $785,000. The Board had planned on using the buildings for classrooms and administrative offices but the development never materialized. Gloucestercitynews.net file photo The property, which is adjacent to the Alice Costello Grammar School, is situated on 2 acres with frontage on U.S. Route... Read more →


New Jersey American Water Invests $2.3 Million in Haddonfield and Haddon Heights Infrastructure

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – FEB. 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 11,300 feet of aging water main in Haddonfield and Haddon Heights beginning this week. The project also includes replacing 19 fire hydrants and 230 utility- owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed as far back as the late 1700s, with new, larger ductile iron main along the following streets: • West Redman Avenue from approximately 768 Redman Avenue to Linden Avenue, Haddonfield... Read more →


Medal of Honor Recipient Faces Cancer

by MOTHAX The American Legion Burn Pit Just a very special article today I saw in Military.com that I wanted to share: Sgt. Ronald Shurer is now fighting on different terrain than the mountains of Eastern Afghanistan, and against a different enemy than the battle-hardened insurgents of that remote region. Sgt. Ronald Shurer Fifteen months after he stood at the White House to receive the nation's highest combat honor, he's squaring off in an all-consuming battle against life-threatening lung cancer that his doctors rate at... Read more →


Eleanor Jane Hansen, 81, of Haddonfield, NJ

Eleanor Jane Hansen, 81, of Haddonfield, NJ, passed away on Friday, January 30that Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital after a brief illness. Born on January 19, 1939 in New York, NY, she was raised in midtown Manhattan by her parents Cornelius and Ella Curtin. In the mid-70s, Eleanor moved to Atlantic County, NJ, and in her late 30s, she attended Stockton State College, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in 1980. She then obtained her master’s degree in English from Rutgers University, which launched her... Read more →


Susan P Burton, of Oaklyn, Accomplished Musician, Pianist

Home is where your treasure is. There, your heart will be also. Susan P. Burton (nee Watkins) was in fact a “homebody”. She was welcoming, compassionate and would talk with ya, but was opinionated. She stuck to her guns in a lovable demeanor and was an animal lover at heart. Sue was, truly, a thunderstorm wrapped in beauty, looking to be felt and understood in a world that loves sunny days. On Sunday January 19th, 2020 Sue’s soul was painted like the wings of butterflies.... Read more →


Legion Baseball registration open for 2020 season

Registration for the 2020 season of American Legion Baseball is open, along with the purchase of insurance. There is an overall decrease of 14 percent in insurance premiums from last season. Register online at baseball.legion.org. The early deadline for registration is May 15. Teams registered after May 15 will be subject to a $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 is $50 for... Read more →


American Legion provides over $1.1 million in grants to veteran families

The American Legion In January 2019, The American Legion’s Temporary Financial Assistance (TFA) program broke a single-month record in grant distribution – $1,030,163. Of the grants distributed, $1,000,500 assisted children of active duty Coast Guard servicemembers who were financially affected by the federal government shutdown. The government shutdown created a critical need of monetary assistance for active-duty U.S. Coast Guardsmen. And The American Legion answered their call for help by providing immediate financial support through the TFA program. But the financial need for veterans and... Read more →


Freeholder Cappelli and The State Of The County

The statement below is by Camden County Freeholder Director Cappelli (photo) in regard to the annual state of the county address for 2020. “Good afternoon everyone and thank you for being here. I want to start off by saying that as we enter our 176th year, the state of the county is strong. Thanks to our dedicated and caring residents, the resiliency of our communities, and expanding economic opportunity for all, we enter this new year with limitless possibilities ahead. For the past 12 months... Read more →


Mental Health, Suicide Awareness Key During Holiday Season

MediaWizeDecember 31, 2019 Photo Credit: Helpguide.org By Dr. BUZZ MINGIN The holiday season is joyous for many, and what we see in the media and on TV commercials suggests warm family gatherings, loving interpersonal relationships and an optimistic view of the new year to come. Unfortunately, there is another side to the holidays. The pressures of everyday life, relationships, difficult financial situations, even the change in seasons can lead people to dark places mentally. In some of the worst-case situations, people are overwhelmed and desperate... Read more →


Linda D. Sherry, 72, of Haddon Township; West Deptford School Educator; GCHS & Chestnut Hill College Alum

Haddon Township - Linda D. Sherry (nee Dewey) age 72 passed away December 23, 2019. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Raymond A. Sherry, her son, Beau (Shanon) Sherry, and her daughter, Kristen (David) Kandel, and was predeceased by her son, Sonny. She was the proud grandmother of Brady, Lucah and Reese Sherry, and Cole, Logan and Riley Kandel. She also leaves a dear sister, Diane Nastinski, sister-in-law, Laraine Clements, brother-in-law, Martin J. Sherry and cousins, Sharon and Sandy. A graduate of... Read more →


Ambrosino Calls Out Assemblywomen Lampitt And Mosquera

For Being ‘Do As We Say Not As We Do’ South Jersey Democrats Where were Lampitt and Mosquera after former Assemblyman Barclay punched his girlfriend in the face? HADDON HEIGHTS – Camden County Republican Chairman Rich Ambrosino asked today when Camden County’s Democrat Assemblywomen were going to end their hypocrisy. At issue is a recent press release issued by Assemblywomen Pam Lampitt and Gabriela Mosquera heralding a bill offering support to victims of violence and abuse. “While I agree victims of violence and abuse should... Read more →


CNBNews Tips/Snippets:

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... Read more →


Joseph Domanico of Haddon Township Named League Runner of the Year

TROY, NY (12/02/2019)-- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student-athlete Joseph Domanico of Haddon Township 08108 and Haddon Township High School has been named the Liberty League Men's Cross Country co-Runner of the Year, the conference has announced. This is the first post-season, year-end award for the senior captain. Domanico, who shared the honor with Dadley Ogetii of St. Lawrence University, is the fourth consecutive runner from Rensselaer to be recognized. Grant O'Connor '19 was chosen Runner of the Year in 2018 and 2017 and Fazio captured... Read more →


Francis L. “Frank” McGee, of Haddon Township; Payroll Manager for SEPTA

Frank McGee On October 28, 2019. Age 72 of Haddon Township. Loving and devoted husband of 50 years to Rebecca J. McGee (nee Stafford). Beloved father of Kevin L. McGee (Kristina) and the late Matthew F. McGee. Cherished grandfather of Daniel, Elizabeth, Holly, Ryan, Kristyna, Casey and Chase. Beloved brother of William McGee (Linda) and Susan Carvel (William) and brother-in-law of Ruth McGee. A graduate of Camden High School and Pierce College, he earned his MBA from Philadelphia College of Textile and Science while working... Read more →


The Partnership for Haddonfield & Suasion Communications Group Win Downtown Excellence Award

(L-R): Susan Adelizzi-Schmidt, president of Suasion Communications Group; and Susan Hodges, Partnership for Haddonfield Chair accept a 2019 Downtown New Jersey (DNJ) ‘Excellence in Communications’ Award at the DNJ Conference in Bloomfield, NJ on October 18. Haddonfield, NJ – October 2019 – The Partnership for Haddonfield (PfH) and its agency of record, Suasion Communications Group, received a 2019 ‘Excellence in Communications’ award from Downtown New Jersey (DNJ) in the category of ‘Tools of the Trade’ for their Communications Campaign. The DNJ Downtown Excellence Awards recognize... Read more →


Movies in the Park

HADDON HEIGHTS NJ (October 22, 2019)--The Camden County Board of Freeholders invites you to Movies in the Park at Haddon Lake Park. Showtimes start at 6:30 PM. Haddon Lake Park is located at 13th Avenue, Park Drive and Prospect Boulevard in Haddon Heights. October 25th – Hocus Pocus Haddon Lake Park Hillside and South Park Avenue, Haddon Heights, NJ, United States Friday, Oct 25th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm Read more →


CCGOP Will Use Plastic Straws At Fundraiser

Ambrosino: “We’ll use plastic straws if I have to buy them myself.” HADDON HEIGHTS (October 18, 2019)--– In response to the news that the Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders voted last night to ban single-use plastics at county facilities and events Camden County Republican Chairman Rich Ambrosino reminded fellow Republicans that “tiny red plastic straws will be supplied with every drink at tomorrow night’s CCGOP fundraiser.” “I fail to see how banning plastics in one of the highest taxed counties in the highest taxed... Read more →


Holbrooks honored for success of Legion Baseball in Shelby

Photo by Ben Mikesell/The American Legion The American Legion OCT 16, 2019 SHELBY, NC--When you drive into the town of Shelby, N.C., a sign greets you that reads “Welcome to Shelby, home of the American Legion World Series.” It was 10 years ago that 100 Shelby residents traveled by bus to The American Legion National Headquarters in Indianapolis to a bid in front of the National Executive Committee to become the permanent site of the ALWS. “We knew we were giving it our best shot.... Read more →


Camden City Resident Derek Gilmore Charged with Burglary

Gloucestercitynews.net--HADDON TOWNSHIP, NJ--(9-21-19)-Derek Gilmore, 56, of Camden City, was identified as the actor of a daytime residential burglary that occurred during the afternoon hours of September 9. According to the Haddon Township Police the suspect entered the residence and began searching for valuables. He was confronted by an occupant of the residence while on the second floor and he immediately exited the home and fled the area on a bicycle. With the aid of video surveillance, Haddon Township detectives were able to develop images of... Read more →


Gloucester City Resident Shawn Miller Arrested for Burglary and Theft

Gloucestercitynews.net--HADDON TOWNSHIP, NJ (9-21-19)--The Haddon Township Police Department charged Shawn M. Miller of Gloucester City, with Burglary and Theft after an investigation, aided by video surveillance, revealed he was the individual responsible for two separate burglaries. According to police the first burglary occurred at the Grease Monkey on August 7, where two push mowers were taken. The second incident was a burglary to a commercial motor vehicle, which occurred on August 15. Miller was taken into custody without incident and processed at the Haddon Township... Read more →


Haddon Township Resident Pleads Guilty to Sexual Relationship with Cherokee HS Student

Gloucestercitynews.net--HADDON TOWNSHIP--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 31-year-old Haddon Township man pled guilty today in Superior Court to having sex with a female student while he was employed as a teacher at Cherokee High School. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Brantley Cesanek will serve five years in New Jersey state prison in exchange for pleading guilty to Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Second Degree). The Hon. Terrence R. Cook, P.J.Cr., scheduled sentencing for November 15. The investigation began in October... Read more →


Who Served On Committee That Found Barclay “Fit” For An Appointment?

If Barclay were a Republican Democrats would demand his resignation Gloucestercitynews.net--HADDON HEIGHTS – Camden County Republican Chairman Rich Ambrosino congratulated Camden’s City Council for pulling a resolution appointing former Assemblyman Arthur Barclay as a commissioner on the city’s parking authority prior to last week’s council meeting. CCGOP Chairman Rich Ambrosino said, “While I congratulate Camden City Council for doing the right thing, there is no doubt Mr. Barclay’s name should have never been submitted for consideration for an appointment to the parking authority. The fact... Read more →


Obituary: Theresa Gallucci of Haddon Hts.

Gloucestercitynews.net--Haddon Heights and Formerly of South Camden –Suddenly, On September 13, 2019, Age 89. Loving wife of 41 years to the late Armand Gallucci. Beloved sister of Roxy Amato (late Estelle), Anthony (Cheryl) Amato and Marie Amato. Predeceased by her brother John (surviving Ann), predeceased by her brother Joe and sister-in-law Jackie. Predeceased by her brother Frank (surviving Rita). Dear Sister-In-Law of Mary Marini. Survived by many cherished nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Theresa was born in the family home in South Camden. She married... Read more →


Obituary: Maria Mazzone of Deptford, formerly of Haddon Twp.

Gloucestercitynews.net--DEPTFORD, NJ--Maria Mazzone (nee Scarpato), on September 14, 2019, of Deptford; formerly of Haddon Twp. Age 60. Beloved wife of the late Ronald Mazzone. Devoted daughter of the late Ralph and Rita (nee Mongelli) Scarpato. Loving sister of Ralph Scarpato Jr., Nancy Scarpato, and the late John Scarpato. Dear aunt of Nicole, Lauren, Steven, and Brittany Scarpato. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins. There will be a viewing from 9am to 11am Saturday morning, September 21st, at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral service... Read more →


*Master Gardeners of Camden County are offering soil pH testing

HADDON HEIGHTS, NJ --Master Gardeners of Camden County are offering soil pH testing for just $1 at the Haddon Heights Farmers Market on Sunday, September 15 – 8:00am-12:30pm. Soil pH can affect plant growth. It can affect how green your lawn is, or how much your flowers and vegetables produce. Participants must bring a small bag of soil from their garden for testing. No registration required. gloucestercitynews.net Read more →


Kiwanis Club Lends Assist with CFS Project Backpack Goal

Posing with some of the school supplies collected for “Project Backpack” are members of the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons and Key Club members from Cherry Hill High School East and Eastern Regional High School. Photo provided by Terry Shannon. HADDONFIELD NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)-- Continuing an annual tradition, eager hands of Kiwanis Club members made short order of packing up 20 backpacks and five boxes of school supplies for the Center for Family Services' “Project Backpack.” Adjourning their August 16 club meeting early, the Kiwanis Club... Read more →