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Danielle L. McGlinchey, 46, of Mt. Ephraim

Of Mt. Ephraim, NJ. On April 26, 2024, at the age of 46 in the loving care of her family and the staff at Jefferson Hospital – Cherry Hill. Born in Camden, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late, Thomas, Sr. and Linda (Kinzel) McGlinchey. Loving mother of Nicholas McGlinchey. Danielle is also survived by her brother, Thomas McGlinchey, Jr.; sisters, Stacy and Kathryn McGlinchey; stepmother, Elisa Anne McGlinchey. Danielle worked for several years as a Pharmacy technician with CVS in West Deptford, NJ. She also worked with and later took over her father’s, McGlinchey Landscaping business. Funeral... Read more →


John Chamberlin, 88, of Mt. Eprhaim

In the loving care of his family and the staff at Samaritan Hospice Inpatient at Voorhees, John passed peacefully on April 24, 2024 at the age of 88. Loving husband of 14 years to Lynda Chamberlin. Loving father of Christine Chamberlin Wabs and her husband, Dave. Cherished grandfather of Matthew and Emma Wabs. Predeceased by his wife Mamie Chamberlin as well as his 11 brothers and sisters. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. John was born in Camden, NJ to the late George and Ethel Chamberlin. He grew up in East Camden and was a resident of Mt. Ephraim... Read more →


$400,000 to Enhance W.H.P Traffic Safety

(Camden City, NJ) – On Monday, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and the Division of Highway Traffic Safety stood at the intersection of Pinehurst and the White Horse Pike in Waterford Township to announce a new traffic safety initiative aimed at cutting down on motor vehicle accidents and enhancing pedestrian safety along the state highway. The project is price tagged at $400,000 and is being funded by the Division of Highway Traffic Safety. Over the last four years, the White Horse Pike has had an increase in car accidents and pedestrian fatalities. In 2023 alone, there were seven fatal crashes... Read more →


Mt. Ephraim Man Oron Beebe Dies; Teen Assailant Charged with Aggravated Assault

Mount Ephraim, N.J. (April 1, 2024)(CNBNews)- The charge against a juvenile was upgraded today in reference to an assault that fatally injured a man in Mount Ephraim last month, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Mount Ephraim Police Chief Brian Conte. On Saturday, March 23, 2024, at approximately 10:40 p.m., Mount Ephraim Police Department officers were dispatched to the parking lot of a business located at 20 West Kings Highway, Mount Ephraim, for the report of an unconscious male. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, 46-year-old Oron Beebe of Mount Ephraim, lying on the ground, suffering from an... Read more →


Collingswood Teen Knocks Out 46-Year-Old Man in Mt. Ephraim, Victim Critical

Mount Ephraim, N.J. (March 29, 2024)--– A juvenile has been charged with an assault that severely injured a man in Mount Ephraim on Saturday night, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Mount Ephraim Police Chief Brian Conte. On Saturday, March 23, 2024, at approximately 10:40 p.m., Mount Ephraim Police Department officers were dispatched to the parking lot of a business located at 20 West Kings Highway, Mount Ephraim, for the report of an unconscious male. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, a 46-yearold male from Mount Ephraim, lying on the ground, suffering from an apparent head injury. The... Read more →


Michael P. McCool, 74, of Mt. Ephraim

On March 15, 2024, of Mt. Ephraim, NJ. Age 74 years. Beloved husband of 50 years to Elaine McCool (nee Palazzese). Dear father of Mike (Beth) McCool and Melissa (Richard) Ciullo. Loving grandfather to Michael, Grace, Natalie, Abigail and Luca. Born and raised in the Fairview section of Camden, Mike was a graduate of Camden High School. He earned his bachelor's degree in education from Glassboro State College before teaching for 38 years in the Evesham Twp. school district. Mike enjoyed Disney World, his dogs, summers at the shore, skiing and cycling. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his... Read more →


Former Democratic President Bill Clinton Named in Epstein's Court Documents

Clinton named in unsealed Epstein court documents By Sarah Roderick-Fitch | The Center Square Jan 3, 2024 Ghislaine Maxwell, Epstein’s close associate and partner, denied Clinton ever visited Epstein’s private Caribbean Island. Former President Bill Clinton speaks during election campaign rally for Governor Kathy Hochul at BKLYN Studios in New York on November 5, 2022. lev radin | Shutterstock.com (The Center Square) – Former President Bill Clinton is among several high-profile names identified in nearly 1,000 pages of unsealed court documents stemming from a defamation lawsuit related to Jeffrey Epstein. The documents released out of the Southern District Court of... Read more →


CNBNews Editor's Trial Moved to Jan. 30

UPDATED/CORRECTED By CNB News Staff GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (December 25, 2023)(CNBNews)--On Tuesday, December 19, CNBNews editor William E. Cleary Sr. appeared in Gloucester City Municipal Court to answer two trespassing charges for walking around the Cold Springs Elementary School and one theft charge. He and his son, William E. Cleary Jr., were charged with taking a children's bench on Sunday, October 8. "We thought it was trash," said Cleary Sr. " When I learned that it wasn't trash, I contacted the police. Officer Bennet responded." Cleary said, “As I told the officer the circumstances, he actually laughed and said, “As... Read more →


Mount Ephraim Fire Department Has Rescheduled Santa's Visit To Thursday, December 21

CNBNews graphic file MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ (December 16, 2023)CNBNews)--Greetings! Due to the rainy forecast, the much-awaited visit of Santa Claus to Mt. Ephraim has been postponed to Thursday, December 21. The dedicated team at Mt. Ephraim Fire Department is working tirelessly to finalize Santa's new route, which will be revealed to you very soon. Stay tuned for more updates, and we hope you will join us in welcoming Santa to our town with joy and cheer! ======================== source Mount Ephraim Fire Dept. Read more →


Philadelphia Police Shop with a Cop; 337 Children to Participate

CNBNews graphic file The Philadelphia Police Department is excited to once again taking part in our annual “Shop with a Cop” event. Thanks to the generous donations of Families Behind the Badge Children’s Foundation the Philadelphia Police Foundation, Liberty Coca-Cola, Inc., and Walmart, a total of 337 children from across Philadelphia will each receive a $150 Walmart gift card to purchase holiday gifts. The children all come from underserved neighborhoods in Philadelphia. The program, spearheaded by the Philadelphia Police Department will include, a member of each PPD Patrol District and a group of children within the district to shop together... Read more →


Several Gloucester City Residents Attacked By A Bleeding Crazy Man

"The man was so strong he broke the handcuffs in half," ~said One Neighbor William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ -December 1, 2023--Around 9:30 PM Thursday this reporter was sitting in the back room of our house writing an article about an upcoming trial. The room was quiet, but I heard a muffled sound coming from the direction of nearby North Harley Avenue, which is the street behind us. My best friend, Peyton was lying on the floor in front of me snoring. Suddenly, she jumped up and ran towards our back patio door; undoubtedly, she heard... Read more →


Mt. Ephraim Fire Dept. Hoagie Sale Sat. 9 AM to ?

MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ (NOV. 10, 2023) --Don't miss out on the hoagie sale held by the Mount Ephraim Fire Department on Saturday, November 11, starting at 9 AM sharp. Act fast and reserve your hoagie by sending a direct message to the Fire Department's Facebook page or by calling the firehouse at (856) 931-6532. If you can't get through to us, leave your order details along with your full name and phone number. Remember to hurry, as the hoagies will be sold out fast! Details: - Purchase table on the James Street firehouse entrance at 9 AM - $6.00/hoagie -... Read more →


Mt. Ephraim Police Department to be Evaluated

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews MT. EPHRAIM NJ On Monday, October 23rd. Mount Ephraim's Police Department will be visited and evaluated by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police. A successful evaluation will give them accreditation, a highly prized recognition of law enforcement excellence. The department will be evaluated on policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services. As a part of the on-site process, employees and the public are invited to provide input to the assessment team by either telephone or e-mail. The NJSACOP's most current website has only 31 cities/towns with the accreditation. Mount Ephraim, if successful,... Read more →


Mitchell Sporing of Mt Ephraim Gains Valuable Knowledge from Summer Internship

photo provided University of Scranton engineering students discussed their summer internship and research experiences at prestigious international companies and cutting-edge scientific projects with other students on campus in September. From left: Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics and engineering at The University of Scranton; Zainab Shah; Gerard Piccini; Mitchell Sporing; Thomas Pisano; Robert Brudnicki; John Nelson; and Evan Hromisin. +++++ SCRANTON, PA (10/11/2023)-- Mitchell W. Sporing of Mount Ephraim was among The University of Scranton students from across the majors offered through the Department of Physics and Engineering who participated in elite summer internships, as well as with advanced... Read more →


Mildred "Millie" Piscopio, of West Collingswood Hts., age 83, Member of the Belles of St. Mary's

West Collingswood Heights- Millie passed peacefully on August 31, 2023, at the age of 83. Born in Camden, NJ she was the daughter of the late Daniel F. and Mildred M. (Eckerle) Lynch. Cherished mother of Linda J. Piscopio, Joseph P. Piscopio (Lisa); loving grandmother of Daniel, Christian, Nola and Grace. She is also survived by her life-long friends, Ginny Horn and Sandra Andreas as well as many nieces and nephews. Millie was also predeceased by her husband of 57 years Joseph S. Piscopio. Millie worked for several years as a secretary for the Quarter Master - National Cemetery Supervisor... Read more →


Joan A. Polsky, 89 years old, of Mount Ephraim

Joan A. Polsky, 89 years old, of Mount Ephraim, NJ entered into heaven, on Monday, August 14, 2023 at her home. She was born in South Philadelphia in 1933 to the late, Joseph and Anna (McCann) Jones. Joan was raised in South Philly, in the Epiphany Parish section and raised her family there until moving to Mt. Ephraim, NJ in 1968. Joan lost her beloved, Morton John Polsky in 2005, John and Joan led an interesting life, loved the holidays and spending time with their family. Holiday dinners were important to her. The preparation, cooking, decorating and hosting were enjoyed... Read more →


Emory Joseph Markovic of Mt. Ephraim

Emory Joseph Markovic of Mount Ephraim, New Jersey passed away suddenly on Saturday, August 5, 2023. He was 86 years old. Emory will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved this hard working, passionate, loving husband, father, uncle, grandfather, and friend. Emory was born in Philadelphia and was a lifelong resident of Mount Ephraim. He graduated from Audubon High School in 1954 and continued his education at Delaware Valley University where he earned his Bachelor of Science. Emory played 4 years of varsity football and baseball and 2 years of varsity basketball at Delaware Valley University and was... Read more →


Growing Up in Gloucester City/ SJ Area and The Geator

by William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Jerry Blavat died on January 20, 2023, at the age of 82. He was born on July 3, 1940, in Philadelphia https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/ This article was first published in 2011 SOUTH PHILADELPHIA, PA (CNBNews)(August 6, 2023)--Jerry Blavat, the Geator with the Heater, the Boss with the Hot Sauce, released his autobiography, You Only Rock Once, earlier this summer. Blavat, who grew up in South Philadelphia, reminisces about dancing on Bandstand at age 13. Building a career for himself as a DJ spinning records on the AM radio station WCAM. Holding record hops at MEPRI... 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 →


Peyton and Me Meandering in June Through Gloucester City, Deptford and Mt. Ephriam

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Artist Frank Chappell AWESOME! The mural on the Paul Street side of Carr's Hardware at 22 North Broadway is a stunning piece of art created by Frank Chappell as part of the City's Irishtown program. The Carr family expresses gratitude to Chappell, Gloucester City Mayor Dayl Baile, the city council, and Lori Ryan, Director of Gloucester City's Community Development. Ryan is also the city's Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP) Coordinator. It's important to note that the City of Gloucester City participates in New Jersey's Neighborhood Preservation Program, which the NJ Department of Community Affairs manages.... Read more →


Evelyn K Cimini, of Mount Ephraim

“Dolly” Surrounded by her family at home, Evelyn passed peacefully on June 28, 2023, at the age of 95. (nee Infante) Longtime resident of Mt. Ephraim. Loving wife of the late Edward J. Cimini. Loving mother of Andrew Cimini (Diane) and Theresa Moen. Cherished grandmother of Kelly Sturdy, Kristen Bennett (Jason), Michael Moen (Lindsay) and Jordan Edward Gerald Cimini and great-grandmother of Tyler Moen, Zander Sturdy and Elliott Moen. Predeceased by her 6 brothers and sisters, Dolly is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews as well as her beloved friend, Valerie Flynn. At her request, services will be... Read more →


Jane Gloria Tobin, 95, of Williamsport, formerly of Mt. Ephraim

Jane Gloria Tobin, 95, of Williamsport, passed away on June 4, 2023, at UPMC Susquehanna. Gloria was born in Philadelphia on March 27, 1928, a daughter to the late Salvatore and Mary Elizabeth (Hall) Ricciardelli. Gloria was a member of St. Boniface Roman Catholic Church, and a longtime resident of Mount Ephraim, N.J. She worked at the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, then Fifth Avenue Card Shop in the Morristown, N.J. Mall, with most of her time being spent working for Janney Montgomery Scott Investments, Philadelphia. She was well known for greeting everyone that walked through the doors of Building C and... Read more →


Florence E. Wirtz of Mount Holly, formerly of Mt. Ephraim

Florence E. Wirtz of Mount Holly passed away on Thursday, June 1, 2023. She was 86. Daughter to the late William and Caroline Zeisweiss, Florence was born in Mount Ephraim, NJ on December 11, 1936. As a Navy wife, Florence spent most of her adult life traveling across the country to where her husband Robert was stationed. Florence loved to travel, and loved to go on cruises. She was passionate about the outdoors and spent a lot of time gardening as well as painting. At the age of 61, Florence went back to college and received her Associates Degree. After... Read more →


Linford Bradford, age 90, of Bridgeton, formerly of Mt. Ephraim

Linford Bradford, on May 14, 2023, age 90, of Bridgeton. Linford was born in Mount Ephraim. After finishing high school, Linford joined the United States Air Force, working on the big bombers and other aircraft during the Korean War. CNBNews graphic file He met his wife, Carol, at a local roller rink and they were married two weeks later. He coached baseball and soccer in the town of Mantua while his kids were growing up. He also loved to fish and tend to his bountiful garden. Linford grew giant tomatoes, eggplants, and peppers and supplied the entire neighborhood with vegetables.... Read more →


Memorial Day Ceremonies in South Jersey

Avalon Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 29th, 2023: 9 am - 10:30 am Avalon Memorial Day Parade May 29, 2023 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM The Avalon Lions, as an organization, will participate in the Avalon Memorial Day Parade. The club President, Eileen Donovan, will present a wreath at the services. The parade will step off at 32nd Street and Dune Drive and proceed north to Veterans Plaza where the ceremony will be held at the conclusion of the parade. Website Cape May Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, May 29, 2023; 11:00 AM Website 609-884-9565 The City of Cape May, in... Read more →


Audubon Volunteer Firemen and Supporting Fire Depts. Keep Fast Moving Fire From Spreading

photos courtesy of The Audubon Fire Department AUDUBON, NJ (May 28, 2023)(CNBNews)--Quick action by Audubon firemen and supporting town fire departments kept a backyard fire on Friday from getting out of control. According to The NJPen, the fire of indeterminate origin ripped through sheds and fences on adjoining properties in Audubon on Friday afternoon, climbing up a utility pole to a pine tree, where it smoldered until fire companies from seven local communities put it down. Shortly before 11 a.m., firefighters responded to the 200 block of Washington Terrace to investigate a police report of multiple sheds on fire there,... Read more →


Rudolph "Rudy" R. Riti, 97, of West Collingswood; U.S. Navy Korean War Veteran

On May 11, 2023, of West Collingswood, NJ. Age 92 years. Beloved husband of 69 years to Nancy L. Riti (nee Gingrich). Dear father of the late Ralph (Lisa) Riti, Amy (Gary) Barker, Rebecca Riti and Thomas (Mary Beth) Riti. Loving grandfather of 8 and great grandfather of 3. Devoted brother of Evelyn Brancato. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Rudy was a 1947 graduate of Girard College and a 1952 graduate of Temple University where he was an outstanding soccer player and the MVP of their 1952 National Championship team. He was a U.S. Navy Korean... Read more →


Mt. Ephraim Heavy Equipment Vendor Releases Deep Foundation Drilling Guide

MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ, USA, May 4, 2023/einpresswire.com / --RPI Equipment, a family-owned and operated heavy equipment vendor with over fifty years of experience, has released a comprehensive guide to deep foundation drilling. This guide offers drilling contractors essential tips and insights for purchasing, inspecting, and selecting the right drill rig for their projects. Deep foundation drilling is a complex process that involves creating deep bores in the earth to accommodate significant loads. From harsh soil conditions to sites with clearance restrictions or proximity to existing structures that can be damaged during the drilling process, there are numerous challenges that drilling... Read more →


OPINION: Gloucester City to Become 'The Place' for POT Growers

BY WILLIAM E. CLEARY SR. CNBNews CNBNews photo This photo shows a stunning view of the Delaware River and the Philadelphia skyline from the old GAF pier on Water Street in Gloucester City, NJ. Surprisingly, this prime location was never developed into a riverfront restaurant or marina. Gloucester City was once a popular tourist destination, but it seems to have lost its appeal over time. The pier will now be used for various cannabis businesses allowed in New Jersey. The council will hold a public hearing and final vote on May 15th at 6 PM to discuss the ordinance to... Read more →


Fire Chief's Simple Assault Case Delayed; Frankowski Charged with Crime Before

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ ((CNBNEWS)--Mount Ephraim Volunteer Fire Chief Matthew Frankowski was issued a summons on April 13 for simple assault, NJ statute 2C:12-1A, “purposely/knowingly cause bodily harm to another person.” He appeared in the Borough Court today, April 26. According to the court clerk Fire Chief Frankowski (image courtesy of SJ Observer) the case was postponed and rescheduled for Wednesday, May 31 at 1 PM. She said since the defendant is the Borough’s fire chief there is a conflict of interest. "As such the matter will most likely be held in another court." Frankowski... Read more →


Volunteer Fire Chief of Mount Ephraim Charged with Simple Assault

UPDATED/CORRECTED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ (April 18, 2023)--CNBNews received a tip late last night about Mount Ephraim Volunteer Fire Chief Matthew B. Frankowski being charged with simple assault. We contacted Borough Commissioner George Gies head of the Fire Committee, to confirm the incident. He said it was a personnel matter. Gies said, "As of now, I can't talk about this personnel matter. But I assure you that the Fire department will still be ready to provide the town with the services they expect and are used to." Police Chief Brian Conte didn't respond to our... Read more →


Kenneth F. Mustaro, age 76, of Mt Ephraim; Welder/Pipefitter with Local Union #322, Winslow

Suddenly on April 2, 2023, of Mt. Ephraim, NJ. Age 76 years. Beloved son of the late Emmanuel and Ermina Mustaro. Dear brother of Anna (Fred) Simone and the late Joan, Shirley, Kathryn, Mary Ann and Charles. Father of Eric (Michelle) Haenggi and grandfather to Eric and Scott Haenggi. Lifelong friend and companion of Nancy Potts. Ken was a former welder/pipefitter with Pipefitters Local Union #322, Winslow Twp., 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 →


Impact Fund Grants Available for NJ Cities to Improve Heavy Truck Roads

(Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced $30.1 million in FY2023 Local Freight Impact Fund grants that help counties and municipalities promote the safe movement of large truck traffic. “New Jersey’s seaports, airports, and rail yards are critical pieces of our regional and national economies,” Governor Phil Murphy said. “These grants represent my Administration’s ongoing investment in our infrastructure to ensure safer, more efficient, and equitable movement of goods throughout our state.” “The New Jersey Department of Transportation is committed to providing counties and municipalities with funding to make necessary improvements to local roads and bridges... Read more →


REV. BRIAN O’NEILL, A LIFE WELL LIVED

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews I first met Father Brian when my mother-in-law Blanche Sarlo was sick with cancer. Brian arrived at St. Mary’s parish in 1977, a year before Blanche died. He visited her at home and during the last few weeks of her life at Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia. The first thing I liked about the man was his warm demeanor. He was charming and affable. He was especially easy to talk to. This particular day as we were driving home after seeing Blanche, I happened to say out of the clear, “Fr. Brian, the good Nuns... Read more →


Richard Emery "Rock" Stefan, of Mount Ephraim; World Cup Ball Hockey Coach

Richard Emery "Rock" Stefan, 65, of Mount Ephraim, NJ passed away on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at Jefferson Hospital, Abington, PA. Born in Camden, NJ in 1957, to the late, Rudolf and Elizabeth (Calloway) Stefan. Richard was a lifelong resident of Mt. Ephraim. In his early years, he had a career with Burger King. Later, he was a settlement processor for Weichert Title for over 20 years and also worked in the title insurance field for over 40 years. Rock's passion was ball hockey and his life revolved around the love for the game. He was a coach, general manager... Read more →


Stephen B. Tyszka of Cape Coral, formerly of Mt. Ephraim

Stephen B. Tyszka of Cape Coral, Florida and formerly of Mt. Ephraim, New Jersey passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 5, 2023 at 91 years of age. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 11, 1931 and was the proud son to Rose (Michalczewski) and Stephen Tyszka. Stephen was predeceased by his beloved wife Lucy M. Tyszka. He is the dear father of Stephen Tyszka of Audubon, NJ, Kathryn Hambleton and her husband Scott of Lebanon, PA, Patricia Carbone and her husband Anthony of Audubon, NJ and is the loving grandfather to Stephen, Sara, Emily, Zak, Alex, Nina, Andrew,... Read more →


Katherine B. Richmond, of Haddon Twp.; Para Professional at Mary Bray School, Mt. Ephraim; Dry Cleaner Manager

On March 5, 2023 Katherine (Kay) B. Richmond (nee Morton) passed away, age 86 of Haddon Township. May 27, 1936 to March 5, 2023. Beloved Wife of the late Gilbert; daughter of the late Albert and Sarah Morton; Mother of Mary Kay Schafer, Linda (Corri) DiBagno, Marlene Richmond, Len (Denise) Richmond, David (Kristina) Richmond. Sister of Rita (Dick) McShane; Joan (late Sam) Cordner; Sally (Jim) Adams, Albert (Eileen) Morton and James (Marion) Morton; Grandmother of Charles Schafer, Matthew (Katie) Sparks, Dawson Richmond, Kyle (Patsy) Kroger and great grandchildren Madison and Nathan. Also, many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was employed... Read more →


Albert Boyne II, succumbs after an Accidental Fall

Albert Boyne II, 57, formerly of Mt. Ephraim and Haddon Heights, passed away suddenly on February 9, 2023, due to an accidental fall. He was the beloved son of the late June L. Boyne of Mt. Ephraim and the late Donald Boyne of Bushnell, FL. Albert grew up in Haddon Heights and became a skilled HVAC mechanic like his father and older brothers. He was also everyone’s go-to auto mechanic, as his expertise was second-to-none. Al was an avid fisherman and classic car enthusiast. He enjoyed taking drives down to the shore and loved a great seafood meal anytime, anywhere.... Read more →


William B. Mackie, of Voorhees Twp., Vietnam War Army Veteran, Navy Yard Employee

Voorhees Township - Formerly of Bellmawr and Mount Ephraim. On February 4, 2023. Age 76. Husband of the late Dolores M. (nee Amadio) Mackie, February 21, 2016. William is survived by two sons and sister, Claudia Sherry. William was born in Camden and served our country honorably in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He worked for many years as a plumber for the U.S. Navy Yard in Philadelphia, PA. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend Catholic Services on Thursday, February 16th at 11:00 am at the McCann Healey Funeral Home, 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City, NJ.... Read more →


Phillip (Glenn) Young, 93, of Mount Ephraim/Gloucester City

Phillip (Glenn) Young, 93, of Mount Ephraim, NJ, formerly of Gloucester City, NJ, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 26, 2023. He is predeceased by his first wife, Anna (Jorett) Young of 52 years, and his siblings, Jean Buck and Ruth McWilliams. He is survived by his wife, Theresa Young and his children, Donna Holzmann (Greg), Carol Heald (Charles -deceased), Mark Young (Sue)and Susan Stefan (Bruce), his grandchildren,Jeffrey Stefan (Leslie), Ashley Stefan (Brian) and Cody Young, his great grandchildren, Peyton and Lacey, as well as, four nephews. Glenn was raised Baptist, was a past Masons member and served his country... Read more →


Charles F. DiMenna, age 79, of Lindenwold/Mt. Ephraim

Charles F. DiMenna, on December 14, 2022, of Lindenwold; formerly of Mount Ephraim. Age 79. Beloved son of the late Frank and Pearl (Nee DeSilvio) DiMenna. Devoted brother of his twin sister, the late Joyce Mueller and the late Diane Mihalic (late Thomas). Brother-in-law of William Mueller. Loving uncle of Tara Lanzalotti (Charles), Thomas Mihalic (Pat), Frank Mihalic, Sharon Viggiano. Dear great uncle of Annalisa (Nicholas), Sophia, Tom (Michelle), Joe and the late Kelly Vanaman. Great-great uncle of Cameron Joyce. Charles proudly served in the Army National Guard for 25 years. There will be a viewing from 9am to 10am... Read more →


Wheels of Change 2022 Clothing Drive

Wheels of Change we are always collecting but are desperate for coats and boys' and men's clothing. It is cold, so many are calling for coats and warm clothing. PM me if you need to know the drop-off location and time. Read more →


*Mt. Ephraim FD Holiday Raffle Tickets on Sale

MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ (November 19, 2022)--The Mount Ephraim Fire Department's annual Holiday Raffle is back. Each ticket is eligible for all 20 drawings. The average prize value is $250. Tickets are available through the MEFD Facebook page CLICK HERE. Black Friday sale for reduced pricing until 11/25!! The prize list includes the following: Apple Watch Kitchen Aid Mixer MMilwaukee Power Toolkit SSkullcandy Wireless Headphones Fit Bit NNintendo Switch Liquor Basket Tor Burch, Michael Koors, and Kate Spade purses Yeti Cooler Bumpbox Bluetooth Speaker Philadelphia Sports Team cornhole and washers sets Tonor Wireless Karokee Machine Wine Fridge Portable Smart Projector Char-Griller... Read more →


Emanuel P. Marinacci, "Mike Manuch", of Mount Ephraim

Emanuel P. Marinacci, "Mike Manuch", on November 25, 2022, of Mount Ephraim. Age 89. Beloved wife of Eleanor A. Marinacci (nee Hunt) for 47 years. Devoted father of Michael Marinacci (predeceased), Patricia Brown (the late Robert), Rita Bennett (Michael), Mary Martino (Tony), Eleanor Gorham, Margaret Pappalardo (Joseph), and the late Stephen Gorham. Loving grandfather of Danelle Jubinik (Dave), Christine Becker (Mike), Natalie Pappalardo, Brittany Shulz, Jessica Pappalardo, Stephan Gorham Jr., Anthony Gorham, David Bennett, and the late Michelle Brown, Adam Bennett, William Schulz, and Christopher Gorham. Dear brother of Esmeralda Caccise, Angela Micoli and predeceased by several siblings. Son of... Read more →


Developing Story: Newark, Delaware Police Charge Two Mount Ephraim Men with Impersonating Firemen

Angelo Bimbo Nick Williams Lisa John Mandy Frank NEWARK, DELAWARE--(December 1, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--On November 12, 2022, at about 1550 hours, two male subjects knocked on the door of a residence in the unit block of Winslow Road. The subjects identified themselves as being from the “fire department” and advised that they needed to check the residence due to work being done in the area. One of the subjects provided identification that stated “fire department.” Once inside the residence, the subjects walked around the residence with the homeowners and then left the residence. No crime is known to have occurred in the... Read more →


Kathryn Lillian Weist, of Mt. Ephraim, 30 year Gloucester City School Bus Driver

Kathryn Lillian Weist, age 90 of Mount Ephraim, NJ, passed away November 24, 2022. Kathryn was the wife of the late James Weist, Sr. She was born in Mount Ephraim to the late Henry Mingle, Sr, and Mary (Adleton) Mingle. Kathryn worked as a school bus driver for over 30 years. Those who rode her bus from the Gloucester City School District will remember her as "Miss Kate." We have been blessed with the presence of Kathryn in our lives. Her children will miss her: Diane Vilardo and her husband Fred of Albrightsville, PA, Judi Fox and her husband Terence... Read more →


ATVs and Dirt Bikes Drivers Illegally Riding on Gloucester City Streets

William E. Cleary Sr. |CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 13, 2022)(CNBNews)--An unwelcome group of young men in their 20s and teens driving unlicensed ATVs and Dirt Bikes visited Gloucester City last weekend, riding up and down Broadway at a high rate of speed. 6ABC video image of illegal ATV and dirt bike drivers riding through the City of Philadelphia last summer. (see video below) On Sunday, November 6, a group of these individuals got gas at one of the gas stations on Broadway at Market Street. An individual told us that a police officer was stopped at the other gas... Read more →


Joseph A. Keown, 3rd, 81, of Mt. Ephraim

On October 19, 2022. Age 81. Of Mt. Ephraim, NJ. Born in Camden, he was the son of the late, Joseph A. Keown, Jr. and Marie (Pfisterer) Keown. Joseph is survived by his life partner, Barry A. Wassinger; cherished son-in-law, Dan Borrelli (Cindy); daughter-in-law, Donna Keown; grandchildren, Thomas “TJ” Borrelli, Krystle Borrelli, Bobby Borrelli, Kenny, Eric. Charlie and Jessie. Joseph had worked for many years as a mailman with the U.S. Postal Service in Bellmawr, NJ. Honoring his wishes there will be no public viewing or funeral services. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of... Read more →


Carl F. Pitcherello of Mt. Ephraim and Runnemede

Suddenly on October 15, 2022, of Mt. Ephraim, NJ and formerly of Runnemede, NJ. Age 65 years. Loving husband of 43 years to Kelly Pitcherello (nee Taylor). Beloved father of Bryan (Dennae) Pitcherello, Daniel (Kelly) Pitcherello, Kimberly (Jeffrey) Pitcherello and Steven (Nichole) Pitcherello. Devoted grandfather of Tatiana, Zachary, Antonio, Lindsey, Gianna, Kylee, Briann, Penelope and baby girl due in December. He is also survived by many other loving family members. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Carl's visitation Thursday evening 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the FOSTER-WARNE FUNERAL HOME, 250 S. White Horse Pike, Audubon, NJ. A time of... Read more →