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Thomas C. McKenna, of West Collingswood Hts., formerly of Bellmawr, age 58

Thomas C. McKenna, Jr. passed on March 27, 2021. Age 58. Of West Collingswood Heights formerly of Bellmawr. Devoted Son of Thomas C. McKenna, Sr. and the late Anna Rebecca McKenna (nee Rhodes). Beloved brother of Joyce Green (Jimmy) and Kathleen Melfi (Vincent). Loving uncle of Jaime (Jason), Joe (Jordan), Brittany (Damien), Vincent, Jordan. Adoring great uncle of Briella, Jewel, Bryah, Anna, Maverick, Jason, and Kane. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Thomas was a lifelong Boilermaker and a member of Local 13. He was an avid motorcyclist, and loved riding his Harley. Thomas loved spending time with his family, going fishing, going to the beach, and boating. There will be a viewing from 9 am to 12 noon Saturday April... Read more →

CNB Travel: NJ Scenic Byways receive National Designation

Four Byways recognized for natural beauty and rich history (Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced that four New Jersey Scenic Byways were designated as National Scenic Byways by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The recognition of the Western Highlands, Bayshore Heritage, Palisades, and Pine Barrens Scenic Byways means six of the eight New Jersey Scenic Byways now have a National designation. “Gaining national recognition for four of New Jersey’s Scenic Byways will provide an opportunity for people from all across the country to know about the distinctive places and diverse communities in our state,” NJDOT Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti said. “These scenic Byways help share stories about New Jersey’s history, natural beauty, and recreational opportunities by highlighting roads less traveled in... Read more →

Jack I. Sparacio, Member of Cement Masons Local 699 and Order Sons of Italy in America

Jack I. Sparacio, on March 7, 2021, of Mount Ephraim. Age 79. Devoted partner of Kathleen DiBruno for 25 wonderful years. Beloved son of the late Christopher G. Sparacio and Zena Sparacio (née Battilana). Dear brother of Maria Hance (Ernie) and the late Christina Sparacio. Loving father of Rob Sparacio (Patti), Christopher Sparacio (Sophie), Stephan Sparacio, and the late Andrea Sparacio. Dear grandfather of Jordan, Chynna, Geneva, Zachary, Christiana, John, Shaun, Tyler, and Jacob. Devoted great-grandfather of Chandler and Dakota. Family was everything to Jack, and he is also survived by Kathleen's children, Jacqueline Ortzman (Sean) and Michael DiBruno, and was preceded in death by Kathleen's son Kevin. Jack was part of a large and close-knit family, and is survived by many devoted relatives, including... Read more →

How to Prepare for Your First UTV Race

Initially used at farms and ranches for hard work, UTVs are now the latest rage in hardcore racing. These powerful machines can cross any challenging terrain, from desert dunes and steep sludge hills to forest paths, mud trails, rocky ledges, and many more. While many people still use the “work” side-by-sides, manufacturers provide thrill-seekers with slick, narrow, roaring metal beasts to take to the next adrenaline-pumping race. Are you a fan of UTV competitions? You have come to the right place! Today, we are here to give you a short guide on preparing your competition UTV for the next challenge! 1. Get a Sports UTV Rather than a Work UTV You know how they say that you shouldn’t bring a knife to a gunfight, right?... Read more →


The wall calendar is not a new concept, and people use it for visualizing days and months. It is quite helpful for people to plan and structure their activities accordingly. Scheduling was quite simple earlier; meetings and events got recorded on wall calendars for reminders. However, in today's time when everything uses digital platforms and people depend more on their smartphones, these calendars have become redundant. People are increasingly updating and adding new features on digital calendars to make them highly feasible. People highly depend on the smartphone and use the calendar to remind them of events, tasks, and meetings. How to personalize your digital wall calendar? The wall calendars' main task is to inform the entire family about schedules and events by merely throwing... Read more →

Peyton and Me Meandering Through S.J. (Gloucester City, Mt. Ephraim) Chapter VII

CNBNews photo The Gloucester High School opened in 1961-62 and since that date, football teams from both Gloucester High and Gloucester Catholic played on a grass field. But not anymore. The grass is being replaced with a synthetic turf type material thanks to taxpayers in Gloucester City and Brooklawn. The exact cost for the work which includes resurfacing of the track is $1,374,917. Related: Eventually, The Well Will Run Dry William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 2, 2021)--One of the areas Peyton likes to walk is behind Gloucester High School. This past Sunday, we were surprised to see the football field at the High School was nothing but piles of dirt and construction equipment. We were told by a school employee... Read more →

Photos of Downtown Gloucester City on a Snowy Night

The Broadway and Monmouth Street intersection, looking towards St. Mary's Church, located at 425 Monmouth Street (photo by Kathy Reddy) (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(Feb 3, 2021)(CNBNews)--Kathy Reddy, of Sunshine Florist Shop, Broadway and Monmouth Street took some fabulous photos Monday night, February 1 of St. Mary's Church, the Gloucester City Municipal Building and the Veterans Monument during the snowstorm. The Veterans monument on the far left and the Gloucester City Municipal Building, on the right (photo by Kathy Reddy) PNC Bank on the left, St. Mary's Church in the distance and Bank of America on the right (photo by Kathy Reddy) The photos are published here with permission. Thank you Kathy ~CNBNews ++++++ For those who are unaware Sunshine Flowers & Gifts, 2 North Broadway, has... Read more →

A List of Vaccination Sites in South Jersey Area

The following locations are available for eligible recipients to make an appointment to receive a vaccine. Appointments are limited. All listed vaccination sites may not have open appointments available immediately as the federal supply of vaccines to New Jersey remains limited. Burlington County Megasite - Moorestown Mall (Lord & Taylor) 400 & 401 NJ-38 Moorestown, Burlington CAMCare Health Corporation, 817 Federal Street, Camden CAMCare Health Corporation, 121 White Horse Pike, Clementine Camden County Vaccination Center, Camden County College Blackwood, Camden Gloucester County Megasite - Rowan College of South Jersey, 1400 Tanyard Road Sewell, Gloucester Riverside Medical Group Camden, 318 White Horse Pike Haddon Heights, Camden Project H.O.P.E, 519-525 West Street, Camden RMG Mount Ephraim, Mount Ephraim RMG Urgent Care Center - Cherry Hill, 2322 Route... Read more →

Andrew Noon of Mount Ephraim, age 29, Haddon HS Alum, Rider Alum, Star Baseball Player

On January 23, 2021, at the young age of 29, Andrew Noon of Mount Ephraim passed away after a 6 week battle following a stroke. Beloved and cherished son of Jennifer Noon (Kevin Rodenbeck) and the late Stephen Dollarton. Beloved grandson of Patricia Noon (Chalie Shorten), Dennis Noon Sr. (Bettyann), Kathleen Dollarton and the late Phillip Dollarton, and Connie Rodenbeck. Beloved step-brother of Kevin and Gary. Cherished nephew of Dennis Noon, Jr. (Traci), Michael Noon (Shannon), Jillian, and Ryan. Beloved uncle of Savannah and Sophia. Cousin of Dennis III, Ella, Rylee, Lila, Avary. Also survived by many great aunts, uncles, family, and friends Andrew was a graduate of Haddon Township High School class of 2009. He went on to receive his Bachelor’s Degree from Rider... Read more →

OPEN OUR SCHOOLS NOW! You Are Hurting Our Children!

You Can No Longer Blame Trump, What Happens Now Is On Your Watch- ~CNBNews (NAPSI)—The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting nationwide K-12 school closures have created a social and economic impact that has paralyzed many communities. The lack of a proven technological solutions to help counter the impact of COVID in schools has compounded the crisis—but that can be fixed. Recently, two important developments have created an opportunity for a new national strategy to address the economic and health challenges facing schools, while equipping every classroom with healthy air filtration technology. The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA), recently signed into law, includes $54.3 billion to help K-12 public schools address the COVID-19 impact, with the goal of improving health and safety measures within these schools. Stand-alone... Read more →

Barbara L. Gismondi, of West Collingswood Hts.,

On January 9, 2021. Age 74. (nee Carre). Of West Collingswood Heights. Loving and devoted wife of 53 years of Ben Gismondi. Loving mother of Julie Parks and Gina Gismondi. Cherished grandmother of Matthew, Angelena and Sophia Parks and Anna, Bence and Marie Bagameri. Beloved sister of Daphne Blaker (Walt) and Linda Richman (Sara). Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Bobbie was a graduate of Clearview Regional High School class of 1965. She was a longtime secretary at Haddon Township High School and retired in 2010. She will be forever remembered as a legendary cook, her love for shopping and all things artistic. Bobbie loved being down the shore, especially at The Regatta Club. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewings on... Read more →

Latin Singer Ricky Martin to be Honored

Washington D.C., January 5th, 2020 – Throughout his career, Ricky Martin has advocated for various social causes, using his voice and digital platforms as a bridge to unite global efforts and seek solutions. His humanitarian work is as impressive as his career on the world's most prominent stages, as an artist in music, musical theater and television. For this reason, he will be recognized on January 17 during the inaugural International Peace Honors, presented by PeaceTech Lab, alongside some of the most outstanding global leaders and change-agents of our time, whose common goal is to build a more equitable and peaceful world. “In addition to his artistic contributions, Ricky Martin has made notable strides in the social im-pact space. He leverages his social networks to... Read more →

Bill Kimmey, of Mt. Ephraim, Girls Softball Coach, Member of MEPRI, GHS Alumnus Class of '59

William I. Kimmey MOUNT EPHRAIM NJ--Design creates culture, culture shapes values. Values determine the future. William I. Kimmey was gentle and generous. He was built from intellect and for speed. He loved jogging and was an armchair Jeopardy Champion. Bill’s greatest talents and effort went into woodworking and furniture building. Every great design begins with an even better story. Mickey Spillaine said; “The most important part of a story is the ending, no one reads a book to get to the middle.” On Wednesday, December 23, 2020 Bill’s story of 79 years came to a close. His story began in the spring of 1941 on the fool’s day. He spent his formative years in Gloucester City and graduated from Gloucester City High School, class of... Read more →

MAPLE SHADE PD ALERT: All are reminded to move parked cars from the street during any snow/storm

for the entire duration of the event. (MAPLE SHADE NJ)(DECEMBER 15, 2020)(CNBNewsnet)--Please remove parked cars from snow routes before the snow falls, so that the snow plows can safely and effectively clear the roads. If not Police may be at your door in the middle of the night to get you to move your car. Residents, business owners, and property owners, are reminded that parked cars must be removed from the streets that Gloucestercitynews.net files are designated snow routes for the entire duration of the snow/storm event. Violators may be ticketed and/or towed. In addition, all residents, business owners, and property owners are strongly urged to remove all parked cars from the streets to allow for thorough cleanup, and to allow the safe passage of... Read more →

CYBER ALERT: K-12 Distance Learning Education Being Targeted by Cyber Actors

Original release date: December 10, 2020 This Joint Cybersecurity Advisory was coauthored by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC). The FBI, CISA, and MS-ISAC assess malicious cyber actors are targeting kindergarten through twelfth grade (K-12) educational institutions, leading to ransomware attacks, the theft of data, and the disruption of distance learning services. Cyber actors likely view schools as targets of opportunity, and these types of attacks are expected to continue through the 2020/2021 academic year. These issues will be particularly challenging for K-12 schools that face resource limitations; therefore, educational leadership, information technology personnel, and security personnel will need to balance this risk when determining their cybersecurity investments. Technical... Read more →

Fender Bender Today at Route 130 South and Market Street, Gloucester City

(CNBNews)(GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 4, 2020)--A fender-bender at Route 130 South and Market Street at traffic backed up at the intersection around 11:30 AM today. Lookie-Lou's driving by slowed down in both directions to get a peek at the two cars involved. It is not known if anyone was injured. Route 130 runs between Salem and Middlesex Counties, forming a north south corridor between I-295 and Route 1. An NJ Advance Media analysis of recent released 2018 DOT crash statistics published by NJ.com in November 2019 revealed there was were 3,013 crashes on Route 130, and people were injured in 802 of them. The most crashes, 215, occurred in a section of the highway in Pennsauken. Of those crashes, 53 resulted in injuries. published by... Read more →

Marie Rose Fitzpatrick, of Gloucester City; Cooper Hospital Nurse, Longtime Parishioner of St. Marys

Marie Rose Fitzpatrick Gloucester City - On November 10, 2020. Age 83. Surrounded by her loving family, Marie went home to Our Lord. Born in West Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late James and Emily (Robinson) Cooper. Loving mother of Karen Fitzpatrick (Sharon), Mary Elliott (Joe), Anne Harter (Gary) and Kathleen Fitzpatrick. Cherished grandmother of Sean Saunders (Kristie), David Saunders (Bianca), Ian Harter, Adele Robinson; great grandmother of Harper, Morgan and Olive; sister of, Catherine Litle, Jeanne Bowersox, Carol Miller; sister-in-law of Anna Cooper. Marie was predeceased by her husband Gerald “Jerry” Fitzpatrick, grandsons, Colin Fitzpatrick and Ryan Harter, her brother, James Cooper and sisters, Patricia Snyder, Dolores Sharpe and Barbara Surdak. Marie was a graduate of West Catholic High School in... Read more →

More COVID-19 Cases Identified in Gloucester City School District, 200 Employees Exposed

UPDATE/November 14,2020 Supt. Vespe Editor's Note: Superintendent Vespe sent a second notice, dated November 13, to parents regarding the athletic programs. Vespe said, "With sincere sadness for our entire Lion Community, coaches, parents, and players we now have been informed that an individual who came in contact with one of our district athletic teams has tested positive. Excerpts of the second letter is below. **** GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ—(November 14, 2020) Dr. Dennis Vespe, superintendent of the Gloucester City School District, announced on Friday, November 13, that individual (s) in the Cold Springs School and in the Middle School have tested positive for COVID-19. The district recently transition back to remote instructions due to seven people getting the virus which resulted in 200 people being exposed.... Read more →


William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Here we are eight days after the 2020 election and we still don't have a decisive winner. President Donald Trump has announced he is contesting the results. And, there is a general consensus the outcome of the contest will be decided by the nine Justices in the U.S. Supreme Court. Tuesday the General Service Administration told the Biden campaign, "GSA administrator, Emily Murphy, will only initiate the transition when a “clear winner is clear based on the process laid out in the Constitution.” Also, on Tuesday, 10 attorney generals filed an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit from Pennsylvania Republicans and asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that extended the deadline for mail-in ballots in... Read more →

CNBNews Exclusive: The Extra Mile by Dawn O Watson

Gloucestercitynews.net files EDITOR'S NOTE: In the coming weeks on Monday local author Dawn Watson will be posting a short story exclusively for readers of CNBNews and perhaps a private site or two on Facebook. The stories will eventually be part of an anthology, available on Amazon as an eBook and paperback. My eleventh novel, The Factory, will be available by Christmas. Warning: Some are very dark and not for the faint of heart! ****** The Extra Mile ((1999) by Dawn O Watson "Amazing what you see, you walk far enough," the old man cackled. "It's all different than it used to be, don't mean it's bad though. Only different." I nodded. He was right. Just then a chicken ran past, a chicken with singed feathers,... Read more →

GT Police Dept. and FOP Lodge Raising Money for Officer Fighting Cancer

The Gloucester Township Police Department and Gloucester Township FOP Lodge 206 has participated in "No-Shave November"to raise money to fight cancer for several years, and this year they are helping to raise money for one of their own brother Officers in Camden County. Unfortunately, an Officer with the Merchantville Police Department, who is married with three children, has recently been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. We have teamed up with FOP Garden State Lodge 3 to raise funds to assist with this Officer's long battle ahead. If you would like to donate, please send your gift via Venmo to @FOPGarden-StateLodgeThree (list Rulli66 as a reason) OR send a check to FOP Garden State Lodge 3, 871 Engard Ave, Pennsauken, NJ 08110 and list Rulli66 at the... Read more →

Mary Jane E. Matthews (age 80), of Bellmawr; Former Oaklyn Public Schools Cafeteria Worker

BELLMAWR NJ--Mary Jane E. Matthews (nee Waligorski), on November 1, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 80. Beloved wife of the late Stanley J. Matthews. Devoted mother of James Matthews and Mark Matthews (Sharon). Loving grandmother of Peter Williams, Amanda Boyer (Brandon), and Kristina Matthews. Cherished great grandmother of Maya, Avery, and Nova. Dear sister of Peggy Weeks and Stephen Waligorski. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mary Jane enjoyed bowling, ceramics, and loved her dogs. Mary Jane especially loved working with the kids in the cafeteria for Oaklyn Public Schools. There will be a viewing from 7 pm to 9 pm on Tuesday evening at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, BELLMAWR. Funeral Service and interment private at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers donations... Read more →

Jordan S. Steel, of Mount Ephraim Lost His Battle with Addiction; He was 37 Years Old

Jordan S. Steel lost his battle with addiction at the age of 37, after being nearly two years sober. He passed on Friday, October 23, 2020. Tattoos have a power and a magic all on their own. They decorate the body, but also enhance the soul. Jordan’s soul was abundantly filled with talent, humor, and artistic expression. He expressed himself through his tattoos and his many talents, including drawing, singing and playing the guitar. There are places I remember all my life. These places had their moments with lovers and friends. Jordan’s entire life was a wave of green and gold. He was rooted in and loved Audubon. Jordan was a hometown good guy, who was admired for his big heart and generosity. He worked... Read more →

Drug Investigation in Gloucester City Terminated, Two Adults, 4 Juveniles Arrested

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Gloucestercitynews.net files (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(October 15, 2020)--Members of the Gloucester City Police Department along with federal authorities and the Camden County Sheriff's Department conducted a simultaneous drug raid last week in Gloucester City. According to Lt. Steve Burkhardt, spokesman for the Gloucester City Police Department, "Friday, Oct. 9, at approximately 6:00 am the Detective Bureau and Directed Patrol Unit, along with the Drug Enforcement Administration (D.E.A.) and The Camden County Sheriff's Emergency Response Team (S.E.R.T.) executed simultaneous search warrants at residences in the 500 unit block of Bergen Street, the 400 unit block of Monmouth Street and 300 unit block of Market Street, culminating an investigation into the distribution of narcotics. As a result, a quantity of marijuana, cocaine,... Read more →

Rocco DePoder, the Head of the Gloucester City Drug Ring, Admits Guilt

Rocco DePoder Confesses to Trafficking Oxycodone, Adderall, and Xanax and Engaging in SNAP Fraud CAMDEN City, N.J. (October 7, 2020)--– A Gloucester City, New Jersey, man today admitted conspiring to distribute and selling oxycodone, Adderall, and Xanax and defrauding the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in connection with his role in a drug trafficking ring, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Rocco DePoder, 67, of Gloucester City, pleaded guilty today by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Renée Marie Bumb to an information charging him with conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute oxycodone, distributing a quantity of oxycodone, and unlawfully acquiring SNAP benefits in exchange for controlled substances and unlawfully using and possessing those and other SNAP benefits. click image to enlarge According... Read more →

Alleged Sexual Attack Case Against Robert M. Medlar, of Mt. Ephraim Headed to Trial

WILLIAMSPORT PA (October 4, 2020)--Robert M. Medlar, 50, of Mt. Ephraim NJ was in Lycoming County District Court, Thursday, October 1, for a preliminary hearing regarding charges that he allegedly forced himself sexually on a woman in a Williamsport Hotel, on July 4. GettyImages According to PennLive, the 21-year-old victim was the only witness in the preliminary hearing before Lycoming County District Judge Aaron S. Biichle. The woman, who also was in Williamsport for a July 4th softball tournament, testified she was asleep about 7 a.m. when Medlar awoke her and got on top of her in her bed. Despite telling him “no” he kissed her, touched her inappropriately, and digitally penetrated her, she said. She went into the bathroom and when she came out... Read more →

Shawn Patrick McKay, of Mt. Ephraim

Shawn Patrick McKay, on October 2, 2020, of Mt. Ephraim, formerly of South Philly. Age Shawn Patrick McKay 31. Beloved son of Mary Beth Donnelly (Kevin Donnelly) and Dennis McKay. Dear brother of James Caswell and Amanda Donnelly and step-brother of Ryan Donnelly, Nicole Cramer (Lee), Kenneth Donnelly (Bryanna) and Kara Headley (Gabe). Nephew of Frank Fisher and Steven Fisher (Gerri). Also survived by seven nieces and nephews and cousins, aunts and uncles. Shawn loved music and liked writing songs. He loved to make people laugh. Services are private at the convenience of the family. Donations may be made in Shawn's memory to American Diabetes Assoc., P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116. Read more →

The Big Slam Memorial Fundraiser Saturday

Attention Super Fight Wrestling Fans! (Gloucestercitynews.net)(Sept. 18, 2020)--On September 19th live on Twitch.tv at 3pm SFW presents "THE BIG SLAM!", a memorial fundraiser show for the family of Walt McDonald. On July 28th, the wrestling world lost Walt McDonald who was better known as "Big Slam." Big Slam was a well known Pro Wrestler and promoter in the tri state area. His image in and out of the ring will always be remembered as one of the best wrestlers to lace up a pair of boots. We at Super Fight Wrestling invite everyone to tune in on September 19 live on TWITCH.TV at 3PM as we honor the memory of Walt McDonald. During the live stream all donations will go to the family of Walt... Read more →

The Two Sides of Playing Sports in College

Most of us have played a sport at some point in our lives. Some of us do it recreationally, say having a kick-about in the park. Others do it competitively. Throughout the entire educational path, learning institutions provide numerous platforms for students to engage physically. It makes sports an incredibly widespread interest among learners. It follows then that a student might be inclined to pursue a sport in college. They might be simply looking to try out something new in their new environment. After all, the college promises to be full of opportunities and experiences. Hence, it makes for a sensible choice to pick a sport and find out what lies in store for them. Similarly, they might be looking to find a way to... Read more →

Albert J. DiSalvio, Sr, of Bellmawr, Heart Transplant Recipient, Master Chef known for his Sunday Gravy

Albert J. DiSalvio, Sr. BELLMAWR NJ (September 15, 2020)----Albert J. DiSalvio, Sr., passed suddenly on September 13th, 2020, of Bellmawr, NJ. Age 62. Beloved husband of Regina (nee Gmaz). Devoted father of Kathleen Coluzzi (Matthew), Rosemary DiSalvio (Elijah), and Albert DiSalvio Jr. (Emily Kaschak). Loving grandfather of Willow, Paisley and Paige. Dear brother of Michael DiSalvio (Linda) and brother-in-law of Mary King (Charles), Nancy Gmaz, Joseph Gmaz (Jackie), and Debbie Keller (Jim). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Al was a heart transplant recipient who lived six years glorifying his donor. Al was a master chef- always cooking his famous Sunday Gravy, barbecuing and entertaining for his family and friends. Al was the Food Service Director for the St. Pius Retreat of the Camden... Read more →

Mt. Ephraim Fire Dept. Hoagie Sale Sept. 12; Place Your Orders Now!

Saturday, September 12, 2020, at 9 AM EDT – 1 PM EDT Mount Ephraim Fire Department Public · Hosted by Mount Ephraim Fire Department WE ARE BACK!!! We have made a few changes so we can comply with COVID-19 restrictions and for our members and your safety. No entry into the building. Members will be set up outside with tables and wearing masks and gloves. Pull up and remain in your vehicle and members will deliver to your vehicle. $4.00 a hoagie. Made fresh Saturday morning on fresh Del Buono’s rolls. To place an order call 856-931-6532. Local delivery is also available. DESIGNER BAG RAFFLE TICKETS WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE Read more →

Linda Mae Woodburn (nee Schill), "Linnie", of Mt. Ephraim

Linda Mae Woodburn (nee Schill), "Linnie", of Mt. Ephraim, NJ; formerly of Fishtown, PA. Age 77. Devoted wife of the late John Woodburn, Sr. Devoted mother of Barbara Scott (Rich) and John Woodburn Jr. (MaryJo). Dear grandmother of Heather (Lance), John III, Eddie, and Richie and great grandmother of Parker and Addison. Loving sister of Margaret (the late Reds) and the late Barbara. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Loving daughter of the late Dorothy Davis. Linnie loved playing BINGO and going to the casino. She especially loved anything she did with Addison and Parker. There will be a viewing from 9am to 11am Wednesday morning at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral service 11am at the funeral home. Interment is private at the request... Read more →

Roberta E. Bates "Bobbie" (nee Imperato), age 74, of Mt. Ephraim

Roberta E. Bates "Bobbie" (nee Imperato), age 74, on August 28, 2020, of Mt. Ephraim, after a short battle with cancer. Devoted wife of Harry Bates Sr. for thirty-five years. Loving step-mother of Bill (Jana) Bates & Harry Bates Jr. Beloved daughter of the late Raymond & Catherine Imperato (nee Clemmer). Loving sister of Ray (Donna) Imperato & Bonnie Torpey. Beloved sister-in-law of Robert Bates. Dearest aunt to Gerry Torpey, Jr., Michael (Annmarie) Imperato, Steve (Cara) Imperato & Stacy Torpey. The best Mom-Mom to Ashton, Noah, Ryan & Logan Bates. Great aunt to Gerry Torpey, III & Addy Imperato. Also survived by April Leo Stewart (Rob). Bobbie enjoyed many trips with her sister, niece, and many girlfriends throughout her life and had a fabulous eye... Read more →

STUDY: One in Five of the 143 Largest Public Pension Plans are Resilient

California, Illinois, New Jersey, Texas and Pennsylvania account for more than half of the unfunded liability By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square Marc Levine, the former chairman of the Illinois State Board of Investment, expects the federal government will be forced to intervene on public pensions. Courtesy of Barron's (The Center Square) – Only one in five of the 143 largest statewide public retirement systems in the U.S. are resilient, a new analysis published by the bipartisan nonprofit Equable Institute shows. Public sector funding peaked in 2001, with nearly 3 out of 4 statewide plans 90 percent funded or better. By 2020, one in five statewide plans have a “resilient funded” status. The report, “State of Pensions 2020,” analyzes trends in public pension funding,... Read more →

Maryland Aug. 19 Fishing Report: Summer Fishing Trips with the Kids Are Loaded with Fun

by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist Anyone who has encountered an American eel knows there is hardly anything harder to hold onto. Young Fhinn was fishing with his dad for northern snakeheads when he caught this American eel and he seems to be doing a pretty good job of hanging onto it. Photo by Nathan Zeender Summer fishing trips with the kids are always filled with fun — one never knows what will occur. On Aug. 20 at noon the Maryland Department of Natural Resources hosts another Maryland Fishing Roundtable webinar on summer fishing. Biologist Matt Sell will discuss the unique and world-class fishing that can be found from Deep Creek Lake to some of western Maryland ‘s rivers and streams.... Read more →

Brian C. Jensen Points out the Things to Do Once Your Business Fails 

image courtesy of unsplash.com (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 20, 2020)--The rate of business failure, especially for startups, are high. Studies indicate that approximately half of small businesses fail to survive within the initial four years of their inception. This occurs when new entrepreneurs with little experience start a venture. Even when kick-started with a great idea, competent team, and sound plan, many external factors beyond an entrepreneur’s control paired with limited experience can lead to the collapse of a small business or startup. According to an article published on https://www.inc.com, there are however, various ways to recover from business failures. This includes: accepting the collapse and learning from it, prioritizing activities to bring about change, working with a mentor to take the right steps, and much more. This... Read more →


William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor CHEER-Lisa Mollet was very grateful to be back at work as a waitress at the Empire Diner, Brooklawn. Sunday, two regular customers gave her the tip of a lifetime. “They blessed me,” Lisa exclaimed. FoxNews 29 reported a local man, and his wife gave Lisa their 2006 Nissan Ultima as a tip for their Sunday meal. Lisa Mollet with her tip of a lifetime (image courtesy of FoxNews29) ++++++++ Dan Bongino, at Bellmawr gym (image courtesy of SaveNewJersey) CHEER-Dan Bongino, Conservative News contributor, former secret service agent, and New York police officer was at the Atilis Gym in Bellmawr last week to show his support for the owners. JEER-A video of customers working out at the Atilis Gym,... Read more →

Thomas J. Davenport, of Bellmawr; US Army Veteran, Mt. Democrat Club Member

Thomas J. Davenport, on August 11, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 88. Beloved husband of 65 years to Carol (nee Stauts). Devoted father of Jane Rafferty, Joan Crane and Carol-lynn Aubrey. Loving grandfather of Gretchen Antinucci, Jill Willcox, Shane Crane and Ashley and Stephen Aubrey and great grandfather of Kaylee, Jameson and Mason. Brother of Frances Cole and preceded in death by four sisters and four brothers. Also survived by many children that he took in through the years, many close friends and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Davenport served in the U.S. Army for two years. He was a member of the Mt. Ephraim Democrat Club. There will be a viewing from 10 to 11am Saturday morning at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Service 11am... Read more →

Delaware Residents: How To Dispose of Debris from Tropical Storm Isaias  

After Tropical Storm Isaias and tornados spawned by the storm left a destructive wake through the state this week that included many downed trees and limbs, the cleanup has begun for many Delaware residents – and will include disposing of more yard waste than usual. Yard waste is banned from Delaware’s landfills so it cannot be placed in trash containers or recycling bins, but DNREC provides resources to help Delawareans manage their yard waste in ways that are protective of human health and the environment. Gloucestercitynews.net files Yard waste typically consists of materials such as grass clippings, leaves, brush, small limbs (4” in diameter or less), Christmas trees or other vegetative materials. Downed trees or large branches should be cut into manageable lengths for pickup... Read more →

Mount Ephraim Man Arraigned on Sexual Assault Charges in Williamsport PA; Released on $125K Bail

(Gloucestercitynews.net)WILLIAMSPORT, PA (August 1, 2020)—Robert Medlar, 49, of Mount Ephraim, New Jersey, was arraigned Friday, July 31 in Williamsport Court on charges of allegedly sexually assaulting a female acquaintance in a guest room at the Genetti Hotel, 200 W. Fourth St., on July 4, according to the Williamsport Sun-Gazette. Gloucester City News blog files Investigators brought Medlar back from New Jersey on Wednesday afternoon, July 29 to face felony charges of attempted sexual assault and aggravated indecent assault as well as two misdemeanor counts each of indecent assault and indecent exposure. Following his arraignment before District Judge Aaron Biichle, Medlar was initially jailed, but has since been released on $125,000 bail. On July 4, 2020, the Williamsport Bureau of Police investigated an alleged sexual assault... Read more →

Tomasina Brattelli (nee Lammendola), of Runnemede

Tomasina Brattelli (nee Lammendola), of Runnemde, NJ, passed away peacefully on July 22, 2020, at the age of 93. Devoted mother of Domenic John (the late Victoria), Rosemary Evernham, Theresa M. Sylvester (Stephen), and Maria Howell. Loving grandmom of Bill, Domenic, Stephanie, and Christopher (Sara) and great grandmother of John and Angelo. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. There will be a viewing from 9:15am to 11:15am Monday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE, NJ. Funeral Mass to follow at 12 noon at Holy Child Parish, St. Maria Goretti, 321 Orchard Avenue, Runnemede, NJ. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, PA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Tomasina's memory to the American Cancer Society, 1851 Old Cuthbert Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034. Read more →

George I. Morgey, of Bellmawr. Age 75.

George I. Morgey, on July 9, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 75. Beloved husband of Nancy (nee Weeks). Devoted father of April Gray (George, Jr.) and Kimberly Morgey (Keith). Loving Pop Pop of Jillian and George, III. Dear brother of the late JoeAnn McDermott. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. George worked for the Philadelphia Navy Yard for over 25 years. There will be a viewing from 6 to 8pm Sunday eve at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Mass 10am Monday at St. Joachim Parish, Annunciation BVM Church, 601 W. Browning Road, Bellmawr. Interment private. Family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made in George's memory to MD Anderson at Cooper, Two Cooper Plaza, Camden, NJ 08103 or to Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice, 5... Read more →

Camden County Prosecutors Office Ask Court to Terminate Man's Parole

Camden City, N.J. (July 8, 2020)– The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office has filed a Consent Order, jointly with the ACLU, to allow for the reduction of a Newark man’s parole after more than two decades served, according to Acting Camden County Gloucestercitynews.net files Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer. In July of 1995, Marshall Rountree, now 47, of Newark, pleaded guilty to charges of Aggravated Assault and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose after he robbed a woman at gunpoint in her Voorhees apartment building’s parking lot in July of 1993. Rountree’s plea agreement called for a sentence of nine years with three years of parole ineligibility. After appearing in court, a judge rejected the plea agreement and the case went to trial. A jury... Read more →

Police Charge Man Involved in Scuffle with Wawa Employee with Shoplifting, Assault,Violating Gov. Orders

updated below sixth paragraph June 26, 2020 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ (June 24, 2020)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Carmen Vasaturo, the suspect who was thrown out of the Mount Ephraim Wawa on June 15, at 5pm for not wearing a mask has been charged with shoplifting, assault, and violating the governor’s orders according to the documents received from the Mount Ephraim Wawa Notice: Please wear a face mask or covering before entering. The notice appears on the entrance doors of Wawa stores throughout the area CNBNews photo (click to enlarge) Police via an Open Public Records Act request. Officer Jeffrey Kind of the Mt. Ephraim Police stated in his report when he arrived at the Wawa Vasaturo told him he was assaulted by David Mason,... Read more →

Man Attacked by Wawa Employee for Not Wearing A Mask in the Mt. Ephraim Store

Wawa superstore, 602 Black Horse Pike, Mt. Ephraim 08059 (source Wawa) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Mount Ephraim, NJ (June 17, 2020)--Monday evening, June 15, a customer walked into the Wawa store, Black Horse Pike, Mt. Ephraim with his two children and was allegedly assaulted by a Wawa employee for not wearing a mask. The individual was taken to a nearby hospital by EMTs for treatment of his injuries. A video of the incident was posted on social media but was taken down, according to our source after the individual learned he might be charged by Wawa for alleged shoplifting and for not wearing a mask in the store. The shoplifting charge came about because he didn't pay for the coffee that he had... Read more →

Dog Dies After Being Attacked; Old ST. Maurice Church Auction; New Name for Proprietors Park?

CNBNews Tips and Snippets: William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews DOG ATTACKED BY OTHER DOGS DIES—A dog in the Riverview Heights section of Gloucester City died last month after being attacked by two other dogs. According to the police the deceased dog died from shock, due to a combination of the being bitten in the face by the attacking dog (s) and the dog's underlying medical condition. The owner of the dog who died said his dog was a mixed German Shepherd and the attacking dogs were pit bulls that lived next to him and got into his yard. Rumor was circulating that one of these dogs also bit a child in the neighborhood but the police said there have been no complaints filed with... Read more →

Black Lives Matters Protest in Gloucester City

UPDATED/CORRECTED CORRECTION: Tajee Almon (TJ) IS A RESIDENT of Gloucester City and a graduate of Gloucester High. Our information that he was from Sicklerville came from one of his social media pages. TJ said Vanessa Lamb was the organizer of the event and that he was just a helper. William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Gloucester City, NJ (June 5, 2020)--A "Black Lives Matters Protest" will be held in Gloucester City on Sunday starting at Proprietors Park and marching north down King Street to Monmouth Street, east on Monmouth Street to the Library Parking This flyer about the event is circulating on the internet Lot at Monmouth and the Railroad where it will end. Tajee Almon of Sicklerville is one of the organizer of the... Read more →

Mary K. Savidge (nee Conboy) of Gloucester City, formerly of National Park

Mary K. Savidge (nee Conboy), age 73, of Gloucester City; formerly of National Park, peacefully went home to the Lord on June 2, 2020. Mary is survived by her husband of 54 years, William C. Savidge. Gentle and loving mother of William J. (Michele), Marybeth Panek (David), Brian M. (Patricia), Melissa Carvelli (John) and Michael J. (Adrienne). Most loving Mom-Mom of Dominique (Ryan), Gabrielle, Cole, Madison, Tessa, Kendall, Teagan, and Olivia and great grandmother of Landon. Dear sister of Sally Conboy, Nancy Lorup, Jack Conboy, and Joseph Conboy and her special sister-in-law Marlene Price. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and special friends. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, John and Genevieve Conboy and her brother, William Conboy. Mary was a devoted lifelong... Read more →

 Summer at Mason Gross School of the Arts Returns, Register Today

Registration open NOW for Rutgers Community Arts Virtual Summer Programs New Brunswick, N.J. – Summer at Mason Gross School of the Arts returns with 15 reimagined programs in Art & Design, Dance, Music, and Theater, including Kids Create! arts immersion camp for children entering grades K-8. Programs span 1–2 weeks and are available beginning July 6 through the end of August. Participants ages 5–18 can explore, create, and perform under the guidance of Rutgers faculty from the comfort of home. As a response to COVID-19 and University guidelines, Rutgers Community Arts began developing plans for a remote summer in March 2020 after successfully transitioning their spring programming and private music lessons to an online format. In a typical summer, Mason Gross welcomes around 500 pre-college... Read more →

Sister Virginia O'Hare, former Principal of the Sacred Heart School, Mt. Ephraim

Sr. Virginia O’Hare SUSC (Sister Agnes William) May 4, 1925~ April 20, 2020 Sister Virginia O’Hare (Sr. Agnes William) SUSC died April 20 at The Jewish Home of Fall River. She was born in Fall River, the daughter of the late William and Mary (Sullivan) O’Hare. Sr Virginia would have celebrated her 95th birthday on May 4. In addition to her Holy Union Sisters, her sister Angela Hopkins, her brother William and his wife Patricia, nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews survive her. She was predeceased by her sisters Mary O’Hare and Eleanor Paquet. Sr. Virginia graduated from the Academy of the Sacred Hearts, Fall River. She entered the Holy Union Sisters on September 8, 1943 and pronounced her final vows on August 22, 1951. She... Read more →