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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 →

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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 →

ALWS Game 14: Idaho walks off in extras to secure title game berth

source The American Legion We are guaranteed a first-time national champion at the American Legion World Series as Idaho, represented by Idaho Falls Post 56, walked off as 4-3 winners in the ninth inning, besting Danville, Ill., Post 210. Idaho will face North Dakota, represented by Fargo Post 2, in Tuesday’s final, which airs live on ESPNews at 6:30 p.m., and reairs on ESPNU following the conclusion of the game on ESPNews. Idaho scored three runs on just one hit in regulation play and got... Read more →

Another outstanding performance sends Louisiana to the semifinals

ALWS Game 6: By Jeremy Field Box Score Building on the momentum of a 12-1 win on Thursday, Destrehan, La., Post 366 put forth another dominating performance to move to 2-0 in pool play and clinch advancement in the American Legion World Series. Louisiana topped Festus, Mo., Post 253 in Friday’s nightcap, 9-1. Both teams threatened in the first inning, putting runners in scoring position. Jacob Melton induced a groundout to end the top of the first inning threat by Louisiana and Cory Cook worked... Read more →

American Legion World Series: The Final Eight

In one of the most competitive regional rounds in American Legion Baseball’s history, all eight regions required the maximum 15 games to determine a champion. Eight teams have emerged as regional victors and will move on to the American Legion World Series in Shelby, N.C., which started on Thursday, Aug. 15, and runs through Championship Tuesday on Aug. 20. Games Friday through Monday will be nationally televised on ESPNU and Championship Tuesday will move to live nationally televised coverage on ESPNews. All games are also... Read more →

Legion Baseball Regionals: Day 4 recap

The American Legion Gloucester City News blog files AUGUST 11, 2019 RELATED: BROOKLAWN SPORTS The field has been trimmed and we are just one day away from finding out which eight teams will emerge from the field of over 3,500 teams to reach the American Legion World Series. In some regions, three one-loss teams remain, all needing to be perfect in order to advance. In these regions, the two teams which lost on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday will face off in Game 14. The winner... Read more →

Legion Baseball regionals: Day 3 recap

RELATED: BROOKLAWN SPORTS THE AMERICAN LEGION We’re down to the penultimate day of the American Legion Baseball regional tournament and four teams remain in each region. There is one unbeaten team in each of the eight pools and three teams sitting at 2-1. Per American Legion Baseball policy, the bracket may be rearranged to avoid rematches if possible. All 3-0 teams are guaranteed to have a chance to play for the championship on Sunday, while the other teams need a win to make it to... Read more →

American Legion Mid-Atlantic Baseball Tournament: Brooklawn Plays Vienna Today 11:30

Team Brooklawn Post 72 Canal Post 25 Funkstown Post 211 Hamburg Post 527 Morgantown Post 2 Randolph County Post 45 - HOST Vienna Post 180 Wilmington Post 10 Sunday, August 11, 2019 Wednesday, August 07, 2019 Game Time Location Team Score Team B1 9:30 AM McCrary Park Canal Post 25 Morgantown Post 2 B2 11:30 AM McCrary Park Vienna Post 180 Brooklawn Post 72 B3 4:30 PM McCrary Park Wilmington Post 10 Funkstown Post 211 B4 6:30 PM McCrary Park Randolph County Post 45 -... Read more →

2019 American Legion Baseball regional qualifiers

From a field of over 3,500 teams, the final 64 American Legion Baseball teams have been announced. The regional tournaments will run Aug. 7-11 and feature all state champions, as well as regional hosts and runners-up from states with the most senior teams. For live stats and more information, visit americanlegion.sportngin.com/2019regionals. The 64 finalists are as follows: Northeast - Shrewsbury, Mass. Connecticut - Stamford Post 3 Connecticut (runner-up) - Southington Post 72 Maine - Hampden New Hampshire - Nashua Post 124 Rhode Island - Cumberland... Read more →

Can You Identify This Alleged Haddon Heights Bank Robber.

The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Haddon Heights Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man who robbed a bank today, August 6, 2019. The suspect entered the Citizens Bank located at 131 White Horse Pike in Haddon Heights at approximately 1:00 p.m. He handed a note to a teller and received an undisclosed amount of cash then fled the scene. No one was injured. The suspect, shown below, was described as a black male, approximately 6’0” – 6’2” with a large... Read more →

In 1925, American Legion Baseball was born of a need to strengthen young people and the nation

By Jeremy Field/THE AMERICAN LEGION The origin of American Legion Baseball is traced to June 17, 1925, when former Army Maj. John L. Griffith, commissioner of the Big Ten Conference, addressed the American Legion Department of South Dakota’s summer convention in Milbank. “There is nothing in our national life which stresses certain qualities that are expressed in our athletics,” said Griffith, a strong promoter of improved physical fitness among Americans, given the typically poor health of many who had gone on to serve in the... Read more →

American Legion World Series coverage grows on ESPNU, ESPNews

The American Legion (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 19, 2019)--Continuing growth of the American Legion World Series in Shelby, N.C., has led to an increase of live television coverage on the ESPN family of networks for 2019. Once again, Thursday’s games will air online on ESPN3.com and games Saturday through Monday will air on ESPNU. For the first time, Friday’s pool play games will also be broadcast live on television and can be seen on ESPNU. Tuesday will bring two opportunities to see the championship game. The game will... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': Friends Like Mine (Life on the Fringe)

Dawn Watson/CNB News Contributor *Living rough the way I do is not a unique experience. Even in the Land of Opportunity, thousands of people are living on the fringe of society. It’s a humbling, sweltering, freezing, filthy, hungry experience. However, it can have its humorous moments. Take, for example, a kind-hearted friend that invited me into her home for lunch. I’ve grown accustomed to drinking from a garden hose and am now being served iced tea in a crystal glass. My first thought is, “How... Read more →


The Camden County Board of Freeholders wish you a very Happy 4th of July holiday! Visit the Vineyards Music Series Enjoy live music and wine tastings at Sharrott Winery on Friday, July 5th from 6 PM to 9 PM. Concerts are free with wine tastings and food are available for purchase. These concerts are proudly sponsored by the Camden County Board of Freeholders. For more information, visit sharrottwinery.com. Read More. R.E.A.L. Dodgeball: Last Game of the Season The Camden County Board of Freeholders and the... Read more →

'Incredible' Legion support helps bring disabled veterans together

By Steven B. Brooks JUN 26, 2019 View Photo Gallery (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 29, 2019)--Fifty years ago, Paul Minillo, Bill Hancock, Ron Marmon, Joe Hughes and Tom Crites all served together in Vietnam in the U.S. Marines’ Hotel (H) Company in the 2nd Battalion, 26th Marines, 5th Division. All five men earned Purple Hearts, as did more than 90 percent of those who served in Hotel Company; another 74 of the company’s Marines were killed in action. Their service together created a bond that the five men... Read more →