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Great Entertainment Coming to Gloucester City Saturday

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews.net)(July 29, 2021)--New Jersey Who's Got Talent Music and Networking is coming to Soul Food Profection, 738 Market Street, Gloucester City on Saturday, July 31 between the hours of 2PM and 8 PM. The entertainment for the day will consist of performers from the South Jersey area. Darryl Watson and K.Trillz Thursday we asked Darryl Watson, and K.Trillz , the organizers of the show why they chose Gloucester City, a small community of 11,200 to stage the venue? "We were looking for place to showcase local talent from the South Jersey/Philadelphia... Read more →


A CNBNews OPRA Request for the Police Weekly Call Log Uncovers 491 Incidents Between June 29-July 7

UPDATED EDITOR'S NOTE: The information below, including a previous article about the large crowd of people, congregated at the Chosen Profection Soul Food on July 3 was obtained from an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) request submitted by CNBNews. The police department stopped issuing a weekly crime report some time ago. As such we requested the release of the department's Activity Log for the period of June 29 through July 7, 2021. From the 491 incidents that were listed on the 103 pages we received, we were able to compile the list of crimes and other incidents that appear below.... Read more →


Elizabeth A. DiGenni, 89, of Mt. Ephraim, worked at Disney World

Elizabeth A. DiGenni on July 18, 2021. Born in Camden, Spent most of her life residing in Mt. Ephraim. Age 89. Beloved wife of the late Albert. Devoted mother of Michael (Patti), Marianne Renard (The late Jim), Deborah Polo (Mark), Eleanora Rose, Marc (Carrie). Loving Grandmom Betty of 11 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Thomas Kavano (Reene). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her loving K-9 Companion Max. Betty loved to dance, spend time with her family, and travel to Disney World, where she eventually fulfilled her lifelong dream of working. Services are private... Read more →


Essex Street Residents Say Multiple Shots Fired at Victim; Authorities Slow to Release Information

Updated The shooting in Gloucester City happened on the 300-unit block of Essex Street inside the circle across from the auto dealer which is located on the right in the photo (see arrow). The time of the shooting was approximately 8:30 PM. According to several people who live in the same area they heard multiple shots being fired. (gloucestercitynews.net photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 11, 2021)--The suspect involved in the shooting in Gloucester City Saturday night on the 300 unit block of Essex Street hasn't been arrested, according to the Camden County Prosecutors Office... Read more →


Case Malloy, of Mt. Ephraim former Teachers Aide at M.E. Costello School

Catherine “Cass” Malloy passed away peacefully at home with family at her side on July 2, 2021; her 88th birthday. Born to Arnold and Florence Gruning in Camden, NJ. Cass proudly obtained her GED from Gloucester City Department of Education where she went on to become a teacher’s aide for fifteen years at Mary Ethel Costello School, a job in which she loved. Cass was married to the late Rick Malloy for sixty-five years. They married in 1953 and lived in Gloucester Heights for over forty years, raising four children before relocating to Mt. Ephraim. Upon retirement, Cass also enjoyed... Read more →


Avalon Police Invite Public For Coffee

The Avalon Police are bringing back “Coffee with a Cop”. This coming week it will be held on Thursday, July 8th at 2892 Dune Drive from 8 AM to 10 AM. Great idea! Wouldn't be nice if police departments in Audubon, Brooklawn, Bellmawr, Camden City, Gloucester City, Mt. Ephriam, Runnemede, and Westville did the same. Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

BROOKLAWN NJ (July 2, 2021)(CNB SPORTS)—Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Today we see the beginning of the Brooklawn American Legion's Dynasty in the State of New Jersey.... Read more →


E-bikes, E-scooters, E-skateboards Can Be Deadly

by William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Related: Video of a super electric scooter GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 30, 2021)(CNBNewsnet)--Have you noticed the E-bikes, E-scooters and E-skateboards buzzing throughout the city of Gloucester City and elsewhere over the past year or two. The Governor of NJ signed a law in 2019 making them legal to ride on the street. The law states you must be 16 or older to drive one but we have seen youngsters that look no older than 10 or 11 riding them down the street and sidewalks. Most of these kids are not wearing a helmet.... Read more →


A Gloucester City Good Samaritan Catches Wise Guy Bike Thief

“You can have it back, I didn’t like it anyway," ~Bratty bike thief William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 28, 2021)--Another bike was stolen in the Riverview Heights section of Gloucester City. But, because of a quick-thinking concerned citizen, the bike was returned to the owner. The man, who wished to remain anonymous, said around 845am on Thursday he saw a Latin American juvenile, about 12-14 years old, grab a bike from a nearby Thompson Avenue residence. RELATED: Thieves Targeting Bicycles in Gloucester City The Good Samaritan said, "The juvenile flew up the street pedaling as... Read more →


Charlie Bruccoliere, of Mt. Ephraim; Owner of Tri State Tax Service, Community Volunteer, Army Veteran

Mt. Ephraim – On June 7, 2021. Age 74. Loving and devoted husband of 49 years to Catherine Bruccoliere. Loving father of Charles (Ellen) Bruccoliere, Richard (Mary) Bruccoliere and Kimberly (Gene) Guarracino. Cherished grandfather of Samantha, Brian, Michelle, Gianna (Guarracino), Aidan, Ryan, Colin and Charlotte. Beloved brother of Larry (Judy) Bruccoliere and Steve (Laurie) Bruccoliere and brother-in-law of Shirley, Bill, John, Milt and Wayne Hunter. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Beloved son of the late Charles and Sue Bruccoliere (nee Iapalucci). Charles proudly served our country in the U.S. Army. He operated Tri-State Tax Services in Mt.... Read more →


"Manny" Serra Of W.Collingswood Hts. former Acme Employee, Eagle Scout

Emanuel S. Serra, "Manny", on May 19, 2021, of W. Collingswood Heights; formerly of Edison. Age 69. Beloved son of the late Salvatore and Carmela (nee Seminara) Serra. Devoted brother of Maryann Krumm, Salvatore J. Serra (Candy), and Joy Ranieri. Dear uncle of Kristin and Robyn Krumm and David, Samantha, and Stephanie Serra. Also survived by many other loving family members and friends. Emmanuel was an Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America in Edison. He was an avid fan of both the Giants and the Yankees. Manny was a hard worker at various employers. He retired from ACME... Read more →


Edward D. Toner, of West Collingswood Heights, Retired Navy Master Chief

Edward D. Toner, on May 13, 2021, of W. Collingswood Heights. Age 79. Beloved husband of Henderika "Ricky" Toner for 32 years. Devoted father of Donna Leverstein (Robert), Edward Toner (Kristi), Marie Fouts (Charles), and Daniel Toner. Loving grandpop of Richard. Dear brother of Kathleen Cloud. Also survived by Ricky's extended family. Edward proudly served with the US Navy and retired with the rank of Master Chief. There will be a viewing from 10am to 12 noon Tuesday, May 18 at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral service 12 noon at the funeral home. Interment Harleigh Cemetery, Camden. In lieu of... Read more →


CNB Travel Alert: I-295 North Right Lane Closed Three Days in Bellmawr

Daytime closures necessary to continue excavation work Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the right lane on I-295 northbound will be closed during the day Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday next week to continue work on the retaining wall investigation in Bellmawr, Camden County. From 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., Tuesday, May 18, Wednesday, May 19, and Thursday, May 20, the right lane on I-295 northbound will be closed beginning just past the Creek Road overpass before Exit 26 where the highway splits for I-76 toward Philadelphia/I-295 toward Trenton and will continue through the tunnel. The... Read more →


Gloucester City Little League Coach Dominic Staiano Retiring After 50 Years

UPDATED: William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Gloucester City LL coach Dom Staiano looking at photos of some of the teams he coached over his 50-year career (CNBNews photo) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews)(May 9, 2021)--After 50 years of being a volunteer member of the Gloucester City Little League organization, Dominic Staiano has decided it is time that someone else takes his spot. The 81-year-old city resident got involved with the local Little League in 1971 helping to maintain the field and the equipment. A few years later when his son was old enough to play ball in the PeeWee Staiano... Read more →


TRAVEL ALERT: I-295 northbound right lane closed today and Saturday in Bellmawr

Daytime closures necessary to continue excavation work (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the right lane on I-295 northbound will be closed today and Saturday during the day to continue work on the retaining wall investigation in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 9 a.m. today, Friday, April 30 until 4 p.m., and again on Saturday, May 1, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.,the right lane on I-295 northbound will be closed beginning just past the Creek Road overpass before Exit 26 where the highway splits for I-76 toward Philadelphia/I-295 toward Trenton and will continue through... Read more →


Tim Salamatin, Purple Heart Medal Recipient, Vietnam War Marine Veteran

Mt. Ephraim – On April 24, 2021. Age 72. Loving father of Nicole Salamatin, Dominic Salamatin and Timothy Salamatin. Cherished grandfather of Taylor, Nicholas, J.J. and Bryson. Dear brother of Juanita Salamatin and Carmelita Torpey. Predeceased by his identical twin, Jimmy Salamatin and his siblings, Rose Salamatin, Vincent Salamatin, Domingo Salamatin and Dona Rodriguez. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews and his beloved dog, Maffa. Born in Philadelphia, PA on June 4, 1948 to the late Jesus D. Salamatin, Sr. and Geraldine Simmons Salamatin. He proudly served our country in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam... Read more →


Man and Woman from Mt. Ephraim and Camden City Indicted on Drug Charges

According to the indictment the woman supplied high dose Oxycodone Pills to Rocco DePoder of Gloucester City, NJ Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (APRIL 22, 2021)-- A federal grand jury today separately indicted a Camden man and woman for selling oxycodone pills as part of their roles in South Jersey high-dosage oxycodone trafficking rings, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honigannounced. Maurice Williams, 40, of Mount Ephraim, New Jersey, was charged in a five-count indictment with conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute oxycodone, distributing and possessing with intent to distribute quantities of oxycodone, and attempting to do... Read more →


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... 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... 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... 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!... Read more →


STEPS TO MAKE A DIGITAL WALL CALENDAR FOR BETTER WORK OPPORTUNITY

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.... 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... 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)... 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... 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,... 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,... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more →


IT AIN'T OVER TILL IT'S OVER

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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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,... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more →