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Artwork by Students with Special Needs Displayed at Regional Art Show

Students and Families Support Art Accessibility for All with Donations to Perkins Center for the Arts Cherry Hill, N.J. – Young people with disabilities let their talents shine at the Fourth Annual Tri-State DisAbility Art Show, hosted by Y.A.L.E. School at its Performing Arts Center in Cherry Hill. Students with disabilities ages 3-21 with an IEP or 504 Plan from the greater Philadelphia region showcased their original artwork including paintings, sculptures, mixed media displays and more. The Art Show featured 330 works of art created by more than 300 students from 28 public and private schools across New Jersey, Pennsylvania... Read more →

Gertrude M. Armstrong, 87, of Gloucester City

Gloucester City - On April 16, 2024 (nee Niven) Age 87. In the loving care of her daughter, CNBNews graphic files Jacquelyn E. (Mike) Valvardi in Haddon Heights with her sons Joe, Chuck and Mike Glennan by her side. Funeral Arrangements are Pending and will be announced at a future date through: McCann – Healey Funeral Home: Gloucester City. Ph: 856 – 456 – 1142. Obituary will also be on funeral home website : Read more →

Haddonfield Music Festival Saturday, April 27

HADDONFIELD NJ (March 21, 2024)(CNBNews)--Haddonfield’s First-Ever FREE Music Festival is coming to Downtown Haddonfield. The event will feature live, original music by popular headliners on the main stage and Haddonfield-based talent on a local stage. The event will be on Kings Highway on Saturday, April 27, from 1 to 6 p.m. in Downtown Haddonfield. The Camden County Government and Visit South Jersey will provide multiple stages and other support to help the Borough make its first festival a smashing success. The Camden County Main Stage will host several bands, some with ties to the Philadelphia area. Headlining the Main Stage... Read more →

Michael C. Costello, of Haddon Township; Member of Carpenters Local #393

Haddon Township - Age 69, on February 20, 2024, surrounded by family. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Ellen B. Costello (nee Rab), cherished father of Michael R. (Lynn) and Shawn F. (Bret). Devoted grandfather of Lauren, Amanda, and Lana. CNBNews graphic files Michael was born in Camden and raised in Haddon Township. Michael was a graduate of Haddon Township High School class of 1973 and a long time resident was Haddon Twp. Michael started his career as a proud and dedicated union carpenter in 1978. He joined Local Carpenter’s Union Local #393 in Gloucester City and... Read more →

A Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck by Vehicle in Haddon Township

Haddon Township (February 12, 2024)(CNBNews) - The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Crash Response Investigation Team (CRIT) with the assistance of the Haddon Township Police Department are currently investigating a motor vehicle accident that resulted in the death of a pedestrian which occurred on Sunday, February 11, 2024, on East Holly Avenue, Haddon Township, NJ. Please contact Detective Robert Mulhern at 856-833-6220 or Detective Samuel Funchess at 856-397-4000 if you have information regarding the accident. This investigation is ongoing. Read more →

Mayme C. "Sis" Paul, 100, of Haddon Hts.

(nee Dixon) Of Haddon Heights, NJ, went home to her beloved Lord and Savior on January 28, 2024, at the tender age of 100. Mayme is predeceased by the love of her life, James Robert Paul, Sr. Dear mother of the late James R. Paul, Jr., Thomas (Nancy) and William (Jeane). She is lovingly survived by 10 grandchildren: Ryan, Jennifer, William, Jaime, Jonathan, David, Alexandra, Timothy, Jessica and Cheyenne; 13 great grandchildren: Mason, Evan, Drew, Luke, Cullen, Shay, Rainy, River, James "Rocky," Rowdy, Bella, Sarah, Melody and one more on the way. Devoted sister of Grace Newell, Doris Evans, Richard... Read more →

CNB Traffic Alert: East Lake Drive Closed in Audubon and Haddon Heights, Thursday, Jan. 18

(Lindenwold, NJ) – New Jersey American Water will be continuing water service replacements on Kings Highway in Audubon and Haddon Heights on Thursday Jan. 18 between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. There will be a full road closure of Kings Highway between East Lake Drive and Edgewood Avenue. “Motorists should plan ahead to take alternate routes and give themselves plenty of time to get to their destinations,” said Commissioner Al Dyer, liaison to the Department of Public Works. “Also, remember that when you’re traveling through a construction area, please slow down and stay alert for crew members and debris.” The... Read more →

Susan L. Long, formerly of Haddon Heights

Susan L. "Suzie" Long, formerly of Haddon Heights, NJ passed away on January 10, 2024. She was 72 years old. Beloved daughter of the late J. Roland and Dorothea Long, Sr. Stepdaughter of the late Fay A. Long. Dear sister of Margie (Gene), the late Judy (Damon), Jim (Denise) and Jeff (Kathy). Suzie is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and her special caregivers at Spring House Group Home in Vineland, NJ. Funeral service and interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by the FOSTER-WARNE FUNERAL HOME, Audubon and Collingswood, NJ. Read more →

Matthew C. Janda, 62, of Haddon Township

Matthew passed away suddenly on January 8, 2024. A longtime resident of Haddon Township, NJ, he was 62 years old. Matthew was the loving husband of 27 years to Janet Cook-Janda. Devoted father of Mackenzie and Jack Janda. Beloved son of John and the late Beverly Kay Janda. Dear brother of Michael (Joan) Fox, Jeffrey Fox, Lori (Michael) Kern, Janine (Jeff) Armstrong, Melissa (Michael) Canino and the late Christopher (Mary Ann) Janda. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Monday evening, January 15, 6 to... Read more →

John H. Schmidt, Sr. of Haddon Heights, Owner of C. Len Schmidt & Son, Inc.

On January 2, 2024 surrounded by his loving family. A lifelong resident of Haddon Heights, John was 81 years old. Beloved husband of 62 years to Penny Schmidt (nee D'Amico). Loving father of John Jr. (Penny), Patty Ann (Thomas) Perkins and Mike (Judy). Devoted grandfather of Tara (Jake) Kunes, Suzie (Brandon) Benish, John Schmidt III (Daniella), Matthew Schmidt, Josh Perkins, Danny Perkins, Maxim Schmidt and Josie Schmidt and great grandfather of John Daniel Schmidt "Bubba" and Mason and Dane Kunes. Son of the late Christopher Len and Connie Schmidt. Dear brother of Michael (Josie) Schmidt and Lenda (the late John)... Read more →

Congratulations to Allison Washburn of Haddonfield named to Berry College Dean's List

ROME, GA (01/03/2024)-- Allison Washburn of Haddonfield NJ, was named to the Fall 2023 Dean's List at Berry College. The Dean's List honors students who posted an academic average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying a class load of at least 12 hours during the semester. Nationally recognized for academic excellence and as an outstanding educational value, Berry is an independent, coeducational, comprehensive liberal arts college of approximately 2,200 students. For more than a century, the college has offered an exceptional education that balances intellectual exploration, practical learning, and character development. Its 27,000-acre campus is the... Read more →

Anna W. Lyndell, 91, of Haddon Heights and Audubon; St. Rose of Lima Member

Surrounded by her loving family at home, Anna passed peacefully on December 9, 2023, at the age of 91. Of Haddon Heights. Formerly of Audubon. Loving and devoted wife of 56 years to the late Joseph P. Lyndell. Loving mother of Joseph P. Lyndell, Kathleen Lyndell Forrest, Mary Palma (John), Virginia LeMunyon (Michael), Theresa Patouhas (Nicholas), Ann Kmiec (Ronald Matthew) and Jacqueline Pizzo (James Buroojy). Cherished grandmother of 18 and great-grandmother of 8. Predeceased by her brothers, Dr. Thomas Madden and Clarence “Bud” Madden, and son-in-law Kenneth Kmiec. Anna was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in Camden, NJ.... Read more →

William A. Baker, 82, of Haddon Township; Served in Armed Forces for 35 Years

Haddon Township – On December 10, 2023. Age 82. Loving and devoted husband of 42 years to Arlene M. Baker (nee Moore). Loving father of William, IV (Debbie), Karen Reis (Mark), Paula Kohn (Matt), Sean (Holly), Travis (Jennifer) and the late Trent Baker. Cherished grandfather of Zabrina Fagen (Kevin), Dezaree Waller (Frank), Christina, Steven, Finn, Luna and Abbey and great-grandfather of Trent, Frankie, Layla, Rowan and Talulah. Beloved brother of Miriam O’Dennis (Bill). Son of the late William and Miriam (nee Deerr) Baker. Bill was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School class of 1960. He proudly served our country... Read more →

Student Carly Shaw of Haddon Twp. Visited West Coast for Presentation of Research at Conference

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL (12/14/2023)-- Carly Shaw, of Haddon Township was among a talented group of Coastal Environmental Science students who recently joined professors from Flagler's Natural Sciences Department on a trip to Portland, Ore., where they presented research at the national Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF). "These students contributed in a major way to each of our projects and had the opportunity to present at this national conference," Professor Brown, co-leader on the trip, said. This group consisted of students who had received academic credit for their efforts and collaboration on the research projects of Associate Professors of Natural... Read more →

Tom Morley, age 89, of Haddon Township

Thomas M Morley, 89, born and raised in Philadelphia and residing in Haddon Township, NJ, passed away on December 6th, 2023. He was a graduate of Southeast Catholic High School and continued to meet with other members of the class of ’52 monthly. He worked as a printer for the Philadelphia Inquirer and a driver/courier for much of his career, and was more than happy to provide anyone way too detailed driving directions to anywhere in the tri-state area, complete with the locations of all Wawas along the way. He was also a Mummer for 7 decades, with most of... Read more →

Joann D. Lacroce Mt. Laurel/Haddonfield,

Joann D. Lacroce (née Pezzuro) of Mt. Laurel, NJ (formerly of Haddonfield, NJ) passed away peacefully from complications due to metastatic vulvar and breast cancer on December 6 at the age of 80 at Samaritan Care in Mt. Holly, NJ. We are tremendously grateful to the skilled and loving caregivers and friends who cared for her in her beloved home during her final weeks, and at the facility during her final hours. Amanda, Holly, Tenisha, Heidi, Carly, Cheryl, Mavis, Lisa, Jennifer, Sue and Tica are amazingly fierce and powerful women who, like Joann, are an inspiration. Joann D. Lacroce was... Read more →

Roadwork in Audubon, Camden City, Gloucester Twp. Lindenwold, Winslow Twp.

Roadwork in Audubon and Haddon Heights (Lindenwold, NJ) – New Jersey American Water will continue water service replacements on Kings Highway in Audubon and Haddon Heights from Monday, November 27, to Friday, December 1, between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily. Kings Highway will be fully closed between Edgewood and Wyoming avenues. Roadwork in Camden City (Lindenwold, NJ) – From Monday, November 27, to Friday, December 1, PSE&G will continue installing the gas main on Ferry Avenue in Camden between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily. Ferry Avenue will be fully closed between Atlantic Avenue and Jackson Street. PSE&G Electric... Read more →

Donald Michaleski, 79, of Haddon Heights

Unexpectedly on November 14, 2023, of Haddon Heights, NJ. Age 79 years. Beloved husband of 38 years to the late Nancy (nee Williams). Dear father of Ryan (Katie) Michaleski and Megan (Frank) Reino. Loving Papa of Mia, Alexandra, Isabella, Patrick and Frankie. Brother of Josie (the late Michael) Donnelly. Don was a longtime lab technician for Citgo Petroleum, Paulsboro, NJ and worked part-time after retirement for Haddon Heights Public Schools. He was an avid Philadelphia Phillies and Eagles fan. Don loved nothing more than being a "Papa" to his five grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his visitation... Read more →


Theatergoers Enjoy 15% Off at King’s Road Brewing and are Invited to BYOB to the Show Haddonfield, NJ (November 15, 2023) – “An American in Paris”, a Tony-winning Broadway musical, opens at Haddonfield Plays & Players in South Jersey on December 1. “An American in Paris” is the romantic, dance-filled story of a young American soldier, a beautiful French girl, and an indomitable European city... all set to the immortal score from George and Ira Gershwin. The production stars Monica Matteo in the role of Lise Bouvier, whose previous work at the theater includes Urinetown and Cabaret. “This delightful show... Read more →

Kenneth Hughes Lockerby, age 83, of Haddonfield, Copy Editor for The Daily News

Kenneth Hughes Lockerby, a retired journalist and copy editor for the Philadelphia Daily News passed away on October 29, 2023. A resident of Haddonfield, NJ, Ken was 83. Ken was born in Cincinnati, OH on April 22, 1940 to Kenneth M. (K.M.) Lockerby and Alice Hughes. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Cheryl Lockerby, a son, K.C. Lockerby (Michelle Campbell) of Collegeville, PA, a daughter, Jenny Lockerby (Andrew Flechtner) of Chicago, IL, 3 granddaughters: Maria and Grace Lockerby and Alice Flechtner and many friends, many of whom are friends of Bill W. as well. Ken was a... Read more →

Michael Francis Wills, age 51, of Westmont

Suddenly on October 28, 2023, of Westmont, NJ. Age 51 years. Michael is survived by his parents, James and Phyllis Wills, his brothers, Timothy (Jessica) Wills and Patrick Wills as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his visitation on Monday, November 6, 10 AM to 11 AM at St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Holy Saviour Church, 50 Emerald Ave., Westmont, NJ. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 AM. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Michael's memory to the St. Vincent de Paul Society Food Pantry,... Read more →

Rocky Horror Show Coming to Secret Location

photo provided HADDONFIELD NJ (October 23, 2023)--The Rocky Horror Show is coming to a SECRET location in South Jersey the weekend before Halloween. In honor of its 50th anniversary, Haddonfield Plays & Players will stage the full musical in an undisclosed location within five miles of the theater. It’s a totally immersive experience with non-traditional seating and prop bags for each attendee in a BYOB venue. Four performances: October 26, 27, and 28 at 8 p.m., and a special 11:30 p.m. show on the 28th. Tickets here. Photos here. Let's do the time warp again, Your Segel Associates Team Read more →

Kings Highway in Audubon and Haddon Hts. Closed Oct. 23 to Oct. 27

(Lindenwold, NJ)(October 20, 2023) – New Jersey American Water will be continuing a water service replacement on Kings Highway in Audubon and Haddon Heights from Monday Oct. 23 to Friday Oct. 27 between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily. There will be a full road closure of Kings Highway between Edgewood and Wyoming avenues. “Motorists should plan ahead to take alternate routes and give themselves plenty of time to get to their destinations,” said Commissioner Al Dyer, liaison to the Department of Public Works. “Also, remember that when you’re traveling through a construction area, please slow down and stay alert... Read more →

Maryanne R. Donohue, age 81 of Haddon Heights

Maryanne R. Donohue, age 81 of Haddon Heights, passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2023, at Jefferson Hospital in Washington Twp. CNBNews graphic file Maryanne made her career at Bell Telephone and has been a long-standing and grateful family group member of the New Life Charismatic Prayer Group at St. Rose of Lima Church in Haddon Heights. During her early years, she earned a second-degree black belt in Aikido and loved riding her own horses, Patches & Balamir. Maryanne is the daughter of the late Joseph & his wife Frances (nee Regnery) Donohue. She will be sadly missed by her... Read more →


A family-friendly Haunted Walk through Lakeland and Kiddie Pumpkin Patch It’s Haunting time. Camden County 4-H volunteers and members are busy transforming Lakeland into their annual Haunted Walk. Held on Fri., Oct. 20 and Sat., Oct. 21 from 7-10:30 pm, the walk takes place in and around the Camden County Office of Sustainability at 508 Lakeland Road, Blackwood. Suggested for children ages 8 and up, the Haunting serves as the largest 4-H fundraiser of the year and has been held for more than 25 years. A Kiddie Pumpkin Patch will also be held on Sat., Oct. 21 from 10-1 pm... Read more →

14 Area High Schools Nominated for Turkey Bowl Inc. GCHS, GHS, Haddonfield, Haddon Hts.

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 6, 2023)(CNBNews)--Fourteen area high school football teams are competing for the honor of having their Thanksgiving Day game broadcast live on 94WIP radio on November 23, Thanksgiving Day. Plus, each winning school will win $3,000 for their athletic departments. The following rivalries were nominated for Turkey Bowl V 2023: image courtesy of 94WIP Neumann-Goretti vs. South Philadelphia High School Haverford High School vs Upper Darby High School Central High School vs. Northeast Philadelphia High School Chichester High School vs. Sun Valley High School Father Judge High School vs Lincoln High School Gloucester Catholic High School vs... Read more →

Dolores G. Smith, age 76, Haddon Hts.Alum, and JF Kennedy High School Alum

Dolores G. Smith of Columbus, passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at Virtua Memorial Hospital in Mount Holly. She was 76. Born in Camden, the daughter of the late Oscar & Regina Doerr, Dolores grew up in Camden, Mt. Ephraim, Barrington, and Willingboro, NJ. She attended Haddon Heights High School and graduated from JF Kennedy High School in Willingboro. She was a longtime Edgewater Park resident before moving to the Homestead section of Columbus. She worked various jobs as teenager and later worked as a bookkeeper. Dolores enjoyed cooking, especially baking. She also liked to sew and to crochet.... Read more →

Mosquito spraying throughout Camden County Wednesday

(Lindenwold, NJ) – Early Wednesday morning the Mosquito Control Commission will be in the community spraying and surveilling areas throughout Camden County. The summer weather has created an ideal environment for mosquitoes to breed. Commissioner Jeff Nash, liaison to the Camden County Mosquito Commission, talked about being cognizant of standing water. “Standing water causes mosquitos to spread, so homeowners should check their yards and get rid of any standing water that they find,” Nash said. “Be sure to check flowerpots and other plastic containers for standing water. Being proactive have major impact on the mosquito population and helps out the... Read more →

CNB TRAFFIC ALERT: Rt 168 and Station Avenue Single Lane Closures Overnight

(Trenton) – Route 168 is scheduled to have overnight single lane closures at the Route 168 and Station Avenue/5th Avenue Intersection as an intersection improvement project begins in Gloucester Township, Camden County. In addition, single-lane closures may be necessary on Station Avenue/5th Avenue with alternating traffic. Only one lane will be closed at a time as required. CNBNews graphic file Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Thursday, July 20, until 5 a.m. Friday, July 21 and again, from 9 p.m. Friday, July 21, until 5 a.m. Saturday, July 22, a single lane closure may be required on Route 168 northbound or... Read more →

Richard "Ping" Sheldon, of Haddon Hts., Gcity Rotary Pres., Army Veteran, GCHS Alumni

HADDON HTS., NJ-- On July 2, 2023, Richard "Ping" Sheldon passed away at home, surrounded by his loving family. Born and raised in Gloucester City, Ping graduated from St. Mary's Grammar School before attending Gloucester Catholic High School Class of 1954 where he was an outstanding baseball player and played for the Brooklawn American Legion team. After high school, he played with the Philadelphia Phillies farm system for several years. He attended several universities before receiving his real estate appraisal and insurance MAI. After marrying his wife, Helen "Woodsy" Brennan in 1958, he served in the US Army / Army... Read more →

Haddon Heights Man Sentenced to Prison for Tax Invasion and Stealing PPP Funds

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney Jacqueline C. Romero announced that Christopher Davis, 32, of Haddon Heights, NJ, was sentenced to 40 months in prison and five years of supervised release and ordered to pay $267,859 in restitution by United States District Court Judge Harvey Bartle III, for unlawfully obtaining and misusing loan proceeds offered through the federal Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) and committing tax evasion. CNBNews graphic file While operating a property management business out of Bromall, Pennsylvania in 2016, 2017, and 2018, Davis earned hundreds of thousands of dollars. Nonetheless, he willfully failed to file a tax return for... Read more →

Haddonfield Man Placed a "Hit" on 14-Year-Old Child

CAMDEN CITY, N.J (June 28, 2023)(CNBNews). – A Camden County, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 78 months in prison for paying $20,000 in bitcoin to have a 14-year old child murdered, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. John Michael Musbach, 34, of Haddonfield, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Joseph H. Rodriguez to an indictment charging him with one count of knowingly and intentionally using and causing another to use a facility of interstate and foreign commerce, that is the internet, with the intent that a murder be committed. Judge Rodriguez imposed the sentence today... Read more →

The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia 10th Anniversary

PHILADELPHIA, PA (June 12, 2023) – This July, The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia(CFGP), an independent nonprofit community foundation committed to growing Catholic philanthropy in the Greater Philadelphia area, will celebrate its 10 Year Anniversary. “What started as a dream 10 years ago has turned into a thriving nonprofit foundation that not only helps people all over the greater Philadelphia area but also accomplishes this with the love and intention of the teachings of our Catholic faith,” said Sarah Hanley, Chief Executive Officer for The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia. “This past year, we have been highlighting the people and... Read more →

CHARLES T. "CHUCK"'S MACH, age 69, of Haddon Hts.

On June 15, 2023, of Haddon Heights, NJ. Age 69 years. Beloved husband of 46 years to Patricia A. Mach (nee Marino). Dear father of Stephen (Jessica) Mach. Loving grandfather of Stephen Jr. Brother of the late William (Doris) Mach, Raymond (Karen) Mach, Maureen (Edward) Pfister, the late Kenneth (the late MaryAnn) Mach and Timothy (Kim) Mach. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Chuck was a United States Navy veteran and 33 year employee of PSE&G. He was a former active parishioner of St. Rose of Lima Church, Haddon Heights, serving as an usher and Pre-Cana catechist... Read more →

John Shute, age 81 formerly of Haddon Heights

Riverton – Formerly of Haddon Heights and Rio Grande. Age 81. Suddenly and Peacefully, On May 27, 2023. In the devoted and loving care of Quality Management Associates. Cherished son of the late Charles Wesley Shute and Elizabeth Almeda Shute (nee VanSant). Loving brother of Ruth (late Robert, Sr.) Archer of Winter Haven, Florida. Predeceased by his brother, Jim Shute. Dear brother-in-law of Connie Shute of Cape May Court House. Beloved uncle of John Shute, Jimmy Shute, Tommy Shute, Janine Kreh, Paul Kreh and Denise Kessler. Survived by many great-nephews, great-nieces and cousins. John was born in Camden and raised... Read more →

Y.A.L.E School Art Teacher .Karen Donnelly Receives National Award

Alexandria, VA—The National Art Education Association (NAEA) recently named Y.A.L.E. School NJ art teacher Karen Donnelly, of Cinnaminson, NJ, as the recipient of the 2023 NAEA, The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), VSA Peter J. Geisser Special Needs Art Educator Award. This prestigious award, determined through a peer review of nominations, recognizes an NAEA member who has made distinguished professional contributions to art education for students with special needs through scholarly writing, research, professional leadership, teaching and/or community service. The award was presented during the NAEA 2023 National Convention in San Antonio. Donnelly, who has provided creative and compassionate art... Read more →

Doris M. Souder, age 85 of Haddon Heights

Doris M. Souder (nee Hansen), age 85 of Haddon Heights, formerly of Audubon, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2023, at Virtua Hospital, Voorhees. Doris is the widow of her late husband Robert Souder, Sr., and is survived by her children Bob & his wife Carol (nee DiGiacomo) Souder and Kim & her husband John Grohowski. Mrs. Souder is the proud grandmother of Nicky & his wife Alexis, Amy, Tyler, and great-grandmother of Sofia and Levi. The Souder family asks that you celebrate Mrs. Souder’s life and memory by planting a flower in your spring garden to remember Doris’ love... Read more →

Heads Up and Keep Your Powder Dry! The Skirmish Returns to Haddonfield June 3

Revolutionary War Reenactment Brings South Jersey’s Colonial History to Life in Day-Long Event Haddonfield, NJ (May 10, 2023) – The Skirmish, Haddonfield’s popular revolutionary war reenactment and colonial festival has released the schedule for its annual event. 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 3, 2023, the British will invade Haddonfield and be challenged by Continental troops, just as they did 245 years ago --... Read more →

Rocco 'Roxy' Amato, age 95, of Mt. Eprhaim

On April 29, 2023, Roxy Amato, age 95, passed away peacefully at home. Born and raised in Camden, Roxy served in the US Army during World War II. After his honorable discharge, he worked for most of his life at Metropolitan Life / Sun Life retiring from there as a manager. He has been a longtime resident of Mt. Ephraim. Roxy was predeceased by his beloved wife of 60 years, Estelle (nee Zaczkiewicz) along with his siblings, John, Theresa Gallucci (late, Armand), Frank, Marie and Joe (late, Jackie). He is lovingly survived by his 5 children: Michael (Amy), Roxanne (Romeo)... Read more →


The Garden State Wine Growers Association and Exit Zero Ferry Park partner for the first event in the series Haddonfield, NJ (May 2, 2023) – On May 12th, The Garden State Wine Growers Association and Exit Zero partner to launch and host a new Uncork & Unwind: a Fine Wine and Dine Series and have been working on curating a unique dining experience for every guest. With this partnership, visitors can now add perfect wine pairings to waterfront sunset views and mouth-watering food from land and sea to make the perfect night out at Exit Zero’s The Lookout at Ferry... Read more →

Robert R. Furmanski, age 88, of Haddon Heights

On April 15, 2023, of Haddon Heights, NJ. Age 88 years. Beloved husband of 61 years to Patricia "Irene" Furmanski (nee Lloyd). Dear father of William Furmanski and James (Anneliese Kuemmerle) Furmanski. He is also lovingly survived by two nephews, Eugene and Daniel Furmanski and a niece, Kathryn Roberts. Robert was a graduate of Girard College, Philadelphia, PA. He was a Korean Conflict U.S. Navy veteran and a member of VFW #1958, Haddon Heights, NJ. Robert was an employee with PSE&G for 37 years, retiring in 1996. He liked to travel, enjoyed most music and was an avid baseball fan,... Read more →

Kiwanis Club Notes Child Abuse Prevention Month

Kiwanis Club of the Haddons members with their pinwheels presenting a $250 donation to Prevent Child Abuse NJ: Left to right: Dawn Mutchler, Milton Smith, Pat Wilson, Doris Rink, Terry Shannon, Pamela Stalcup of Prevent Child Abuse NJ, Ron Ruban. ++++++ OAKLYN, NJ (CNBNews): Kicking off April’s Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons unveiled several pinwheel gardens and presented a donation to Prevent Child Abuse NJ. “Pinwheels have been chosen by Prevent Child Abuse as a national symbol of prevention because it is whimsical and evokes childlike notions, exemplifying the happy, healthy and safe childhoods all... Read more →

Michael McNamara, age 60 of Haddon Heights

Mike is survived by his son, Ryan McNamara and his daughter, Jessie McNamara, his siblings, Bob, Monique and Kirk, his partner, Nancy MacIntosh and his mother, Gloria McNamara. Mike was an avid Philadelphia sports fan and enjoyed rooting for all of his teams. Funeral service and interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by the FOSTER-WARNE FUNERAL HOME, Collingswood and Audubon, NJ. Read more →

Susan G. Rueblinger, Haddon Hts. Math Teacher

(nee Glenn) On April 5, 2023, of Somerdale, NJ. Age 75 years. Beloved wife of 52 years to Richard Rueblinger. Dear mother of Stacie (Ron) Schade and Gregory (Christina) Rueblinger. Loving grandmom of Colin, Kaylee, Mia and Keegan. Daughter of the late Albert and Ella Glenn and sister to the late David Glenn and his wife, Roberta. Susan was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School and a 1969 graduate of Rutgers University, Camden with a B.A. in Mathematics. She was a longtime mathematics teacher in the Haddon Heights school district. Susan was also a member of Fellowship United Methodist... Read more →


THE SKIRMISH RETURNS TO HADDONFIELD ON JUNE 3, 2023 Revolutionary War Reenactment Brings South Jersey’s Colonial History to Life in Day-Long Event Haddonfield, NJ (January 3, 2023) – Today, Haddonfield’s popular revolutionary war reenactment and colonial festival announced the date for its annual event: The Skirmish will take place on June 3, 2023. 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 3, 2022, the British will... Read more →

Jeanette M. Fiola (nee Vetri), formerly of Audubon

Jeanette M. Fiola (nee Vetri), formerly of Audubon, passed on March 19, 2023. She is survived by her children Theresa A. DiSipio, Joseph M. Fiola, and Michael J. Fiola (Janice), her 6 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husbands Joseph C. Fiola and Franklin Clapp. Funeral services were held at the St. Rose of Lima RC Church, 300 Kings Hwy, Haddon Heights, NJ 08035. Interment was private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Voorhees Animal Orphanage, 419 Cooper Rd, Voorhees Township, NJ 08043 ( Arrangements by John J. Bryers Funeral Home. Read more →


photo provided SERVING THE COMMUNITY FOR 100 YEARS--Members of the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons, left to right: Kirk Popiolek, Charles Sauter, David Spector, John Wilson, Cynthia Jankech, Ron Ruban, Diane Schreyer, Milton Smith, Terry Shannon, Pat Wilson (front), Harvey Lermack (back), Pamela Stalcup, Diane Smith, Dan Boris (back), Janet Boris (front), Robert Fonash, Dawn Mutchler. ++++++ HADDONFIELD: Celebrating 100 years of community service, the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons was feted by Kiwanis Clubs and dignitaries from across New Jersey on March 23. Bellmawr Mayor Charles Sauter presents a proclamation celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Kiwanis Club of... Read more →

Philadelphia Mummers String Band Assn. Visiting Camden County, Saturday, April 29

THE PARADE STARTS AT 2 PM – 4 PM Starts Euclid Avenue in Haddonfield | Ends Haddon Square in Haddon Township Viewing Performance Areas Along the Way P.J. Whelihan’s | Crystal Lake Ave | Haddon Square The Camden County Board of Commissioners, Haddonfield, and Haddon Township welcome the Philadelphia Mummers String Band Association to the first annual String Band Parade Down Haddon Ave. Join us for a great day of string bands and music, food and games and other great surprises! Read more →

Terry Kay McAndrew, 69 years old, of Haddon Heights

Terry Kay McAndrew, 69 years old, of Haddon Heights departed this life on March 16, 2023. She was predeceased by her parents, Robert and Sophie Barnes. She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Patrick McAndrew, and their sons: Joseph (Sarah), Ian, Timothy (Simone), and her former daughter in law Alissa McAndrew. Bubbe, as she was known to her adoring grandchildren, is also survived by Frank, Peggy, Sophia, and Matilda. Terry is survived by her siblings Gene Barnes (Lisa), Robin Thom (John) and Judi Barnes, and by her sister-in-law Eileen Lambert (Bob) and brother-in-law Michael McAndrew. Her surviving nieces... Read more →

Janis Rice of Haddonfield, formerly of Gloucester City

On March 9, 2023 Janis E. Rice (nee Schuetz) of Haddonfield, NJ, age 87. Beloved wife of the late Bruce H. Rice; loving mother to Douglas Rice (Leslie), Alison Pelose (George) and Jeffrey Rice, all of Haddonfield; adoring grandmother of George, Gregory & Brian Pelose and Christopher & Katherine Rice; dear cousin of Kate Walsh (Pat). Born and raised in Gloucester City, NJ, Janis attended Cooper Nursing School and received her BA from Glassboro State. She was a school nurse at Brookfield Academy for many years. She also worked at The Institute of the Pennsylvania Hospital, Friends Hospital and was... Read more →