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CNBNewsnet Travel: Route 42 southbound overnight ramp closures at Leaf Avenue this week

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced ramp closures will continue nightly this week on Route 42 southbound at Leaf Avenue/Exit 14 as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. CNBNEWSNET TRAFFIC Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, June 7, until 6 a.m., tomorrow, Wednesday, June 8, and continuing each night through Friday, June 10, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the ramps from Leaf Avenue to Route 42 southbound and from Route 42 southbound to Leaf Avenue/Harding Avenue. The closures are necessary to place steel beams.... Read more →


James W. Kelly, of Mt. Ephraim, NJ

James W Kelly, of Mount Ephraim, New Jersey, passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2022. He was 69. Jim is the dear brother of Sandra Borrero, William, Robert & John Kelly; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Jim is predeceased by his parents; WIlliam & Theresa (nee LePage) Kelly. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his graveside ceremony on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 10:30 in New Saint Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr. Funeral arrangements under the direction of the McGuinness Funeral Home, Woodbury, NJ. Read more →


Memorial Day, A Time To Honor The Fallen Heroes In Gloucester City And In Every Community Throughout Our Nation

Gloucester High School War Memorial (CNBNewsnet photo credit) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 29, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester High School has erected a wonderful tribute to honor those residents who died for our country. The beautiful war memorial is placed near the entrance to the school, Market Street and Crescent Blvd. The names of the residents who fought in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the War on Terrorism are inscribed on a bronze plaque. Insignias of each of the branches of the service are engraved at the bottom of the... Read more →


An Evening with George Washington

On June 1, George Washington is coming to South Jersey to build excitement for The Skirmish (June 4’s annual reenactment of ambushes by the Continental militia in Haddonfield). An Evening with George Washington June 1 at 7 p.m. Haddonfield Borough Hall During “An Evening with George Washington,” professional actor and historical interpreter Doug Thomas will recount some of the most important moments from the struggle for American independence, as well as Washington’s key values: Honesty and the Rules of Civility. This event is part of The American Revolution in Our Communities series, a partnership between Camden County College and the... Read more →


PEYTON AND ME MEANDERING: Stops in Audubon, Bellmawr, Brooklawn, Gloucester City

For whatever reason, there are sections of Gloucester City that are being used as dumping grounds by people who have no respect for the environment or the community that you and I live in. They litter the main streets of the City with their trash and or drop it in the fields across from the Cold Springs School Campus. Some of these same individuals are responsible for the trash piles along Water and Charles Streets in the old industrial area. Some playgrounds have become a favorite target, even though trash cans are visible in most city parks. Sadly the offenders... Read more →


Marcus Rushworth, of Gloucester City a Member of the DePoder Drug Ring Sentenced to 37 Months

Eighth Person Sentenced to 37 Months in Prison for Trafficking Oxycodone and Xanax Pills CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – A Gloucester City, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 37 months in prison for conspiring to distribute oxycodone pills and selling Xanax pills, making him the eighth person to be sentenced for his role in a drug trafficking ring operating in and around Gloucester City and Camden, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Marcus Rushworth, 48, of Gloucester City, previously pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Renée Marie Bumb to an information charging him with conspiring to distribute and... Read more →


Theresa Mary Luker, 89, of Mt. Ephraim

Mt. Ephraim - Theresa Mary Luker, 89, of Mt Ephraim passed away on April 15, 2022, in Elmwood Hills Healthcare Center, Blackwood, NJ. She was born in South Philadelphia, PA to the late John and Catherine (nee Corcoran) Fischer. Theresa loved being part of the Red Hats/Purple Dresses Group. She also loved Bingo and coloring. Most of all she loved her family and spending time with them. Theresa is predeceased by her parents; John and Catherine Fischer. Her beloved husband; Robert Luker, Jr., her brothers; Robert Fischer, John Fischer, Daniel Fischer, and her sister; Catherine Walters. She is survived by... Read more →


Bellmawr's Curaleaf 1 of 7 Treatment Centers Given Approval to Expand into Recreational Cannabis Business

TRENTON, NJ (April 12, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--At a recent meeting of the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission the applications from seven Alternative Treatment Centers to expand into the recreational cannabis business were approved. Once they pass operational inspections and are issued new licenses Acreage CCF New Jersey, Curaleaf, Columbia Care, Verano, GTI New Jersey, Ascend New Jersey, and TerrAscend will be able to cultivate cannabis, manufacture cannabis products, and conduct retail sales to the general public in 13 dispensaries across the state. Chair of the Commission, Dianna Houenou reiterated that patient access and public safety remains top priority. “These approvals were given... Read more →


Jane Creran, 97, of Oaklyn, formerly of Mt. Ephraim

A girl with a mind, a woman with attitude, and a lady with class. Jane Creran (nee Halliwell) was clothed in strength and dignity walking through her 97 years by faith, not by sight. Mrs. Creran was a working mother, fiercely independent and fancy… but not loud. She loved a good restaurant, a good book, and the Philadelphia “Iggles”. But she never watched a game. One day, we will know how lucky we all were to have known her love with wonder, not grief. On a beautiful spring April morning, Mrs. Creran came to rest in her favorite chair and... Read more →


CONGRATULATIONS: Six Members of the Mount Ephraim Volunteer Fire Department Honored for Saving Baby's Life

Above, Captain Joey Herrman holding the baby MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ (April 7, 2022)(CNBNEWSNET)-The Mount Ephraim Commissioners honored six members of the Borough's Volunteer Fire Department at the monthly council meeting held Thursday night, April 8. The firemen were recognized for their actions on March 20th. Each of the volunteers received an Outstanding Service Commendation from the borough and were awarded a Unit Citation from the Department. Outstanding Service Commendation On March 20th 2022 there was a medical emergency at the Bell Road firehouse when a resident ran into the station with a three month old baby in distress. Captain Joey... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY:

THE IRS ANNOUNCES AUDIT TRIGGERS

updated/corrected Dorothy Philbin l CNBNews The Internal Revenue Service has announced the triggers which will mark a taxpayer for audit. Here they are: 1. Those who itemize their deductions rather than taking the standard deduction. Sometimes you don't have a choice but don't get carried away. Keep it reasonable. 2. Millionaires - there is so much there to audit but millionaires usually have very good accountants and lawyers. My personal opinion is that millionaires are on the list just to make the rest of us feel better. 3. Income does not match lifestyle - This usually applies to people who... Read more →


HAPPY AUDUBON DAY, SATURDAY APRIL 30

A day of celebration for America's Most Patriotic Small Town About this event Vendor information : Saturday April 30th, 10am - 3pm ALL VENDORS ARE SUBJECT TO APPROVAL BY AUDUBON CELEBRATION COMMITTEE. Any vendor application which is not accepted will be refunded the registration fee. Indoor Spaces Indoor vendor space is approximately 8 feet wide by 6 feet deep. The vendor is responsible for their own tables and chairs. There is limited space to hold extra stock, so please speak to us before registering if this is a concern. Stalls must be staffed at all times, and be open to... Read more →


$4.3 Million in Federal Funds Coming to South Jersey

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ-01) released the following statement upon passing the Funding for the People Act (H.R. 2471), an omnibus package of 12 the fiscal year 2022 appropriations bills and supplemental funding that includes $4.325 million for 10 community projects in New Jersey’s 1st Congressional District. “South Jersey voters sent me to Congress to fight for working families, and I am very proud today to announce over $4.3 million in federal investments that will do exactly that. These community projects run the gamut between helping to reduce food insecurity to monitoring illegal dumping. What these varied... Read more →


The Patterson Plank Road Bridge Named The Most Dangerous Bridge in New Jersey

Samuel Stebbins, 24/7 Wall St. via The Center Square CNBNewsnet photo credit The repairs to one of the most dangerous overpasses in the nation, known as the “I-76 overpass Klemm Ave.” in Gloucester City, began in January. In 2013 the nationalbridges.com website released the results of their study, prepared for the Federal Highway Administrator, that listed six of the most dangerous bridges in the United States. I-76 overpass Klemm Ave. in Gloucester City, N.J. was at the top. (related) Klemm Avenue I-76 Overpass Work To Begin; Repairs Will Close A Major Gloucester City Highway ##### HUDSON COUNTY NJ--Decades of neglect... Read more →


NJ State Police Continue Investigation of January's 1-76 Homicide in Mount Ephraim

Seeking Public's Assistance with I-76 Homicide Investigation MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ (March 29, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)The New Jersey State Police released the following statement and photos yesterday on the I-76 homicide in the borough of Mount Ephraim in January. On January 24, at approximately 10:32 p.m., troopers from Troop “A” Bellmawr Station responded to a single vehicle crash on Interstate 76 eastbound at milepost 4. When troopers arrived, they discovered the driver of a black 2004 Mercedes Benz 500, identified as Louis E. Ciccanti Jr. had been shot and killed. Preliminary investigation revealed that the victim and an unidentified black sedan vehicle were... Read more →


Patricia K. Fenton (nee Karwacki), of Mt. Ephraim

Patricia K. Fenton (nee Karwacki), on March 26, 2022, of Mt. Ephraim; formerly of the Fairview section of Camden. Age 62. Beloved wife of the late William A. Fenton. Devoted mother of Jennifer Fenton (Stephanie/Julie), William Fenton (Erin), and James Fenton (Camille). Loving grandmother of Parker, Connor, Krista, Aiden, Gianna, and Baby Boy Fenton. Dear daughter of Joseph Karwacki and the late Patricia (nee Knedeison) and sister of Joseph (Jeff), Michele, George, James (Christina), Stacey (Charles, Sr.), Steven (Debbie), and Scott. Daughter-in-law of Mary Lee Fenton. Sister-in-law of Jim Fenton. Also survived by many nieces and nephews and great nieces... Read more →


Environmental Groups Stop PA Liquified Natural Gas Plant from Shipping by Rail into NJ

WYALUSING, PA (March 24, 2022) - PennFuture, Clean Air Council, and Sierra Club obtained a settlement on March 18 that halts construction of the proposed Bradford County Real Estate Partners (BCREP) liquified natural gas (LNG) plant in Wyalusing Township, Bradford County, and requires the applicant to obtain a new air quality permit should it wish to continue with this proposed project. This settlement has major implications for New Jersey. The proposed facility is part of an interstate LNG export scheme that would take fracked gas from Pennsylvania, compress it into LNG, then truck or train it across communities, many of... Read more →


Charles L. Miller, of Mount Ephraim

Beloved husband of 65 years to the late Raffaelina "Rae" Miller. Loving father of Donna (Robert) Arcinese, Lee (Christine) Miller and Patty (Nick) Ferrara. Devoted grandfather of 6 and great grandfather of 6. He is also survived by his brother, Bill Miller and sister, Joan (Carroll) Young, two nieces and many cousins. Charles was a 41 year employee of RCA, Cherry Hill, NJ and an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Committal Graveside Prayers on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, 11 AM at New St. Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr, NJ. Memorial contributions may be made in... Read more →


CNBNEWS Tips and Snippets:

$8M for Kings Hwy.; Westville Pond; Sea Isle Upscale Hotel; Cut Gas Tax; 1000s of NJ Prisoners Freed; Hunter's Laptop

CNBNewsnet RECONSTRUCTION OF KINGS HWY IN AUDUBON, HADDON HTS., MT. EPHRAIM--The Camden County Highway Department has announced an $8 million improvement and redesign project to commence on Kings Highway from Market Street to Hopkins Road in the boroughs of Audubon, Haddon Heights, and Mt. Ephraim. The goal of the project is to provide pavement rehabilitation and upgrade existing curb ramps to meet ADA requirements along with the rehabilitation of existing storm and sanitary sewer infrastructure. The total scope of the work will encompass about 2.42 miles of roadway including 39 intersections and more than 99 curb ramps. “Each element of... Read more →


CNBNews Travel Alert: I-295 and Route 42 northbound lane and ramp closures this week in Bellmawr, Camden County

Browning Road Bridge demolition continues image courtesy of 42Freeway (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced lane and ramp closures on I-295 northbound and Route 42 northbound for three nights this week as the Browning Road Bridge demolition continues in Bellmawr, Camden County. NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close the two right lanes on I-295 northbound near the Creek Road overpass. Traffic will be detoured to Exit 26 where the highway splits for I-76 toward Philadelphia/I-295 toward Trenton from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. the next day for three consecutive nights – Wednesday,... Read more →


Multi Alarm Fire in Audubon Destroys Home, No Injuries

AUDUBON, NJ (March 9, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--A multi-alarm fire occurred Saturday night on Oswego Avenue in Audubon. According to a Facebook posting by the Audubon Fire Department at 8:24 PM, Taskforce 1 (Audubon, Audubon Park, Haddon Heights, Mount Ephraim, Oaklyn, and Westmont) were alerted to 16 Oswego Avenue in Audubon for a reported dwelling fire. Crews arrived to find heavy fire in the rear of the dwelling in an attached garage. The working firebox was then dispatched adding Engine 16 from Collingswood and Quint 5-1 from Gloucester City, along with Rescue 3-2 from Bellmawr as the RIT Team. Quint 1-1 arrived and... Read more →


Charles L. Miller, 88, of Mt. Ephraim

On March 3, 2022, of Mt. Ephraim, NJ. Age 88 years. Beloved husband of 65 years to the late Raffaelina "Rae" Miller. Loving father of Donna (Robert) Arcinese, Lee (Christine) Miller and Patty (Nick) Ferrara. Devoted grandfather of 6 and great grandfather of 6. He is also survived by his brother, Bill Miller and sister, Joan (Carroll) Young, two nieces and many cousins. Charles was a 41 year employee of RCA, Cherry Hill, NJ and an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Committal Graveside Prayers on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, 11 AM at New... Read more →


CNB Business News: Be Prepared for Spring

Gloucester City, NJ (Grassroots Newswire) March 2, 2022 - According to the National Weather Service, March marks the start of the spring severe weather season: "…three months of danger that can imperil the unprepared. 1" Data published by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reveals that severe weather events are becoming more frequent and more devastating2, warn disaster recovery specialists with SERVPRO in the Gloucester City area. NOAA reports that the period from 1980-to 2021 saw an annual average of 7.4 "billion-dollar" weather and climate events (adjusted to today's costs). When they looked at only the five most recent... Read more →


William K. "Bill" Klausner, age 79, of Gloucester City,

William K. "Bill" Klausner, age 79, of Gloucester City, NJ, passed away on February 27, 2022. He was born in Camden, NJ to the late William and Gladys (Fisher) Klausner. Bill was a dedicated member of First Baptist Church in Gloucester City where he also sang in the choir since 1960. He enjoyed going to the casinos in Atlantic City and he always had treats ready to give to the neighborhood dogs. Bill will be deeply missed. William is predeceased his parents, William and Gladys (Fisher) Klausner and sister, Eleanor J. Hatton. He is survived by his cousins, Cheryle Miller... Read more →


NJ Launches Statewide "Take Control Of Your Destiny"

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Highway Traffic Safety (HTS) today announced the launch of a statewide multimedia campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of driving impaired – whether under the influence of alcohol, cannabis, illegal drugs, or prescription or over-the counter medications. Building on the success of the 2021 “Take Control of Your Destiny” distracted driving campaign, the 2022 “Wheel Risks” campaign features images of steering wheels to illustrate the dangers of driving while under the influence of drugs, alcohol, illegal drugs or medication. In the upcoming weeks, the campaign’s messaging will... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering:

The Twin Coming Down? Junk Vehicles; Kudos to Chickie; Flag Disrespect! Geese & Irish Parade; Bill's BACK!

CHAPTER 18 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews IS ANOTHER GLOUCESTER CITY HISTORICAL BUILDING COMING DOWN?--Thursday, February 24, we talked with a contractor who was clearing out items from the Twin Bar, Broadway, and Market Street. Asked if the building was being demolished he said that he didn't know. That he was hired to empty the property. He apologized for blocking the sidewalk. Earlier in the month, we noticed a sign on the building stating the property was unfit/unsafe for habitat. The Twin Bar, the alleged home of Rock and Roll has been sitting empty for nearly a decade. Several... Read more →


CNB TRAFFIC ALERT FOR BELLMAWR AREA: I-295, I-76, Route 42 lane /ramp Closures this Weekend & Next Week

I-295 southbound Al-Jo’s Curve closed Friday and Saturday nights Browning Road Bridge work, in Bellmawr continues this weekend and next week (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a series of lane and ramp closures on I-295, I-76, and Route 42 for this weekend and next week as the Browning Road Bridge demolition continues in Bellmawr, Camden County. Friday, February 25 and Saturday, February 26 NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound/I-295 southbound, also known as Al-Jo's Curve, from 10 p.m. tonight, Friday, February 25 until... Read more →


Marie G. Biondo, age 95, of Haddon Heights, Active Member of Several Catholic Parishes; St. John of God School Volunteer

The glory of life surmounts the fear of death. Does anybody know the better side of death and glory? Live the present and make it so beautiful it will be worth remembering. Marie G. Biondo (nee Curcio) held her faith and her fun dear. She committed her life to her family, her church and danced through her years, unselfishly giving herself and her time. There is a time for every purpose under heaven. A time to weep, a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to polka dance. On Friday February fourth, just a few short days... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: 11 Camden County Middle Schools Named as Schools of Character

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (February 4, 2022) – The Camden County Technical School (CCTS) District is pleased to announce that 11 middle schools in Camden County have met the criteria and were each named a Camden County Middle School of Character. This standing shall remain in effect from 2022 through 2024. This award is jointly sponsored by the Camden County Commissioners, Camden County College, and Camden County Technical Schools. “Character education reinforces core values needed for success in the workforce, college, and in life,” said Patricia Fitzgerald, Superintendent of CCTS. “The two campuses of CCTS received recognition as National Schools of... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY:

A LOOK AT ABBOTT SCHOOL DISTRICT NJ (Part Three)

(The THIRD PART... of a four-part series Dumbing Down American Education) Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Contributor Gloucester High School, 1300 Market Street, Gloucester City, NJ (CNBNewsnet photo credit)...The local school district became an Abbott District in 1997. Since that time the school district has received millions of dollars, if not more, from the residents of New Jersey. YOUR MONEY: After the original ruling in 1985, New Jersey increased spending such that Abbott district students received 22% more per pupil (at $20,859) vs. non-Abbott districts (at $17,051) in 2011.[3] 60% of New Jersey's education aid goes to the Abbotts.[4] Throughout the... Read more →


CONGRATULATIONS to Jeannine Ashton Zabrenski and Douglas Francis Morgan Jr. Married in Cape May

Jeannine Ashton Zabrenski and Douglas Francis Morgan Jr. were married June 19, 2021, in a garden ceremony followed by a reception at The Southern Mansion, Cape May, N.J. Honor attendants were Mariel Townsend, longtime friend of the bride, and Gregory Morgan, brother of the groom. Matthew Coady officiated at the wedding and Madison Schirmer was the flower girl. The bride, daughter of John and Henrietta Zabrenski of Allentown, is a graduate of Parkland High School, The University of Pennsylvania and Temple University Beasley School of Law. She is a trial attorney with the Internal Revenue Service. The groom, son of... Read more →


Sister Delphine Croft, OP, Taught Elementary Students at Saint Rose Lima School, Saint Mary School and Saint Patrick School

By Staff Reports - February 3, 2022 Sister Delphine Croft, OP, (Sister Marie Michael), former teacher and principal in the Diocese of source pinterest.com Camden, died Jan. 21. She was 90. The daughter of the late Michael John and Marie Symanski Croft, she was born Jan. 1, 1932, in Jersey City. Sister Delphine entered the novitiate of the Dominican Sisters of Newburgh, N.Y., in September 1954, made her first profession in June 1956, and final profession in August 1959. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in humanities from Villanova University and a master of divinity in pastoral ministry at... Read more →


Nicholas R. Pulaski, of Glendora/Runnemede

Nicholas R. Pulaski, on January 18, 2022, of Glendora; formerly of Runnemede, Northfield and MT. Ephraim. Age 58. Beloved father of Gianna Pulaski. Father figure of Madison. Son of the late Robert and Roseanna Pulaski. Loving fiancé of Carol. Dear brother of Gina Wolfe (William), Roseanne Schuenemann (Carl) and Jennifer Duca. Uncle of Alex Duca (Kayla), Michael Schuenemann, Brandon Schuenemann, Robbie Locastro (Marisa), Dena Locastro (Doug) and Zowie Locastro. Cousin of Tom Sparano (Karen), Andrea DiMartinis (Nick), and the late Maria Cilurso. Nephew of Florence Sparano. Arrangements under the direction of the GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Interment private. Donations may... Read more →


Sarah E. Buete, age 87, of Mt. Ephraim,

Sarah E. Buete, age 87, of Mt. Ephraim, NJ, passed away peacefully on January 8, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. She was born to the late Salvatore and Marie (nee DeChristy) Beebe in Camden, NJ. A devout Catholic, Sarah was a faithful member of Sacred Heart Church until its closing and then was a member of St. Joachim Parish. She always took care of others and was loved by many. Sarah was a great mother and grandmother. She was often referred to as "the sweetest lady," Sarah will be deeply missed. Sarah is predeceased by her beloved husband, Leslie... Read more →


Joyce Levy (nee Dormand) of Mt. Ephraim, age 80

Passed away on January 1, 2022, of Mt. Ephraim, NJ. Age 80 years. A lifelong resident of South Jersey, she was an avid artist, medical transcriptionist and graduate of Audubon High School. Joyce was the widow of Theodore Lewis Levy. She is survived by her sister, Linda Ford, of Mt. Laurel. She is also survived by her children: Joyce Burdich of Tulsa, OK, Carol Flowe of Virginia Beach, VA and Theodore Levy of Mt. Ephraim, NJ. "Granny Bird" will be fondly remembered by her grandchildren: Alexander Flowe, Andrew Flowe, Jessica Harrison and Aaron Flowe. Joyce also had a special place... Read more →


THIS ISN'T RIGHT!

January 6 Demonstrators Remain in Washington DC Prison

CDF Prison Officials Cited for Unsanitary Conditions U.S. marshal, Lamont J. Ruffin, who ordered the October 18-23 inspection, listed some of the findings in a Nov. 1 letter to Quincy L. Booth, the D.C. corrections director. In parts of the jail, water “had been shut off for days” as punishment, creating an “overpowering” stench from “standing human sewage” in the toilets of many cells, Ruffin wrote. “Hot meals” were “served cold and congealed”; some inmates had “observable injuries” for which no documentation was available; and “evidence of drug use was pervasive,” including the “widespread” odor of marijuana. Staff members were... Read more →


Brunch is a Drag in Gloucester City

After two SOLD OUT events at Elizabeth's Ballroom, Brunch is a Drag is back on February 13th with our 80s VS 90s Drag Brunch! About this event Join us for an afternoon of performances inspired by your favorite Pop Stars, Toy's & Iconic Moments from the 80's and the 90's! Pull out your Scrunchies & Overalls, grab your best pair of Leg Warmers, and get ready to find out which decade reigns supreme once and for all! From their Immaculate Costumes to the Spot-On Performances, these Drag Queens know how to do the Decades right! The Spice Girls, Barbie, Blondie,... Read more →


NJ Transit Moving Ahead with $595M Project to Replace Moveable Raritan Bridge

(The Center Square) – NJ Transit is moving forward with a $595 million project to replace the moveable, swing-span Raritan River Bridge between Perth Amboy and South Amboy. The 2,920-foot-long bridge, often called River Draw, was built in 1908 and is the only rail link for 17 of the North Jersey Coast Line’s 20 stations. Superstorm Sandy damaged the structure, submerging it and disrupting rail service and marine traffic for 18 days as crews realigned and repaired the bridge. NJ Transit is seeking bids for the second contract as part of the replacement project. Last year, NJ Transit awarded a... Read more →


Mount Ephraim Releases Holiday Schedule

Holiday Schedule... Public Works - Closed, Monday, December 27th and Monday, January 3rd. Please hold all brush and concrete. Thank you. Borough Hall - Closed, Friday, December 24th and Monday December 27th. The office will reopen on Tuesday, December 28th. For New Year's the office will be closed on Friday, January 1st and Monday January 3rd and reopen on January 4th. Read more →


Local School Districts Address Friday's Threat of Violence That Appeared on Social Media

UPDATED with Westville PD statement William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 16, 2021)(CNBNews)--Parents of students attending the Gloucester City School District and the Brooklawn School District received letters today pertaining to a threat of violence in schools across the nation that supposedly will occur on Friday, December 17. The threat appeared on the social media site TikTok. The Brooklawn Police Department will be increasing patrols in the area around the school on tomorrow, according to a statement, as a precaution. The first letter is from Gloucester City School Superintendent Sean Gorman The letter was signed Sean... Read more →


Bruce DiClemente, of Mt. Ephraim; a Friendly, Easy Going Person,Helped Family, Friends

Mt. Ephraim - Bruce DiClemente, age 64 passed away on December 9, 2021. He was born in Camden, NJ to the late Rudolph "Rudy" and Teresa "Jerry" (Clark) DiClemente. Bruce is predeceased by the love of his life, Jeannie Simmons. He is survived by his sisters, Michelle DiClemente (Jose) and Colleen Dyer (Tom); nieces, Teresa Anderson, Shelby Dyer and nephew, Max Dyer. Bruce especially enjoyed his twice yearly vacations with Jeannie to Cape May, NJ. Prior to retiring, he worked at All Brand, Mt. Ephraim. Bruce loved to cook, studied culinary arts in high school and worked as a chef... Read more →


Joni Sayers, of Mt. Ephraim, age 51, Cafeteria Cook at Mary Bray Elemetary

Mount Ephraim – On December 11, 2021. Age 51. (nee: Rojo). Born and raised in the Fairview section of Camden, she was the daughter of the late Jack and Joan (Downs) Rojo. Loving wife of 31 years to Steven Sayres. Loving mother of sons, Steven Sayres, Jr. (Alina Jackson), Colin Sayres, Andrew Sayres and daughter, Peyton Sayres. Cherished grand mom of Quinton and Malcolm Sayres. Beloved sister of John (Niki), Carol (John), Lana (Paul); Godmother of Christin. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Joni was also predeceased by her brother, Michael Costello. Joni worked for many years... Read more →


What are The Most LGBTQ Friendly Towns in New Jersey?

New Jersey is generally known as a progressive state with many towns passing ordinances protecting the LGBTQ community, but which towns are the most LGBTQ friendly? In a recent survey, New Jersey Gay Life asked readers to rank towns they believe are the most welcoming communities. While many of these towns were not necessarily ranked on this list, we will be examining those and putting together a more detailed look at some of the top spots for LGBTQ travelers and residents alike What Makes a Town LGBTQ Friendly? There are many things that make a town LGBTQ-friendly. Still, some of... Read more →


Rutgers Dedicates Iconic Building to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ginsburg’s daughter, Jane Ginsburg, joined Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway and university leaders at the dedication ceremony. Rutgers University dedicated 15 Washington Street as Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hall in honor of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice, who taught at Rutgers Law School from 1963 to 1972. From left to right: Rutgers Law School Interim Co-Dean Rose Cuison-Villazor; Rutgers Law Professor Suzanne Kim; Chair of the Rutgers Board of Governors, Mark Angelson; Rutgers University-Newark Chancellor Nancy Cantor; Frank Hundley, member of the Rutgers Board of Governors; Columbia Law Professor Jane Ginsburg, Rutgers University President Jonathan Holloway; and Sherri-Ann Butterfield, Executive Vice... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering Through Gloucester City and West Collingswood Heights (XV)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 15, 2021)--Sunday a week ago around 9 AM we found this displeasing scene on the side of Chosen Profection Soul Food Restaurant?, 738 Monmouth Street. Gorging himself on the garbage was the one and only "Rocky The Flying Squirrel". If you ever wanted to know where some of the trash you see flying about on the main thoroughfares of our City comes from, here is just one source. Several months ago we asked Acting City Administrator/Police Chief Morrell, about the trash placed out by this same business owner on a... Read more →


Bruce T. Charlesworth, age 90, of Haddon Township, formerly of Mt. Ephraim and Audubon

On November 8, 2021, Bruce T. Charlesworth, age 90, passed away peacefully at his residence in Haddon Township. Born in Woodbury, Bruce was a former resident of Mt. Ephraim and Audubon before moving to Haddon Township. Bruce served in the US Navy during the Korean War. After his honorable discharge, he went to work for PSE&G in the service division from where he retired. Bruce was a member of American Legion Post 38 in Haddonfield for over 50 years. Bruce was predeceased by his first wife, Sylvia (nee Ruehl); his children, Bruce T. Jr. and Sandy Charlesworth along with his... Read more →


Edward W. Stockum, age 76, of Mt. Ephraim

Edward W. Stockum, age 76, of Mt. Ephraim and formerly of Mt. Holly, NJ, passed away on October 30, 2021. Ed was the beloved husband of 15 years to Christine Monaghan. Dear father of Keith Stockum and the late Andrea Stockum. Loving grandfather of Dustin (Dellia), Alexandria, Breanna, Kiera and Logan. Brother of the late Ronald Stockum and the late Sandra Curtis. He is also survived by sisters-in-law, Sara Hatfield and Grace Stockum, his step-daughter, Leeann Monaghan and many nieces and nephews. Funeral service and interment will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations... Read more →


Project Veritas VIDEO: GOV. Phil Murphy to Impose State-Wide COVID Vaccine Mandate AFTER Re-Election

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy to Impose State-Wide COVID Vaccine Mandate AFTER Re-Election; Senior Advisor Reveals It Cannot Be Done ‘Before the Elections’ Because ‘Right Now Is About Him Winning’ Wendy Martinez, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Campaign Senior Advisor: “He [Murphy] is going to do it [COVID vaccine mandate], but he couldn’t do it before the elections. Because of the independents and the undecided.” Martinez: “They [independents and undecideds] are all into all the sh*t. My rights, my sh*t -- and they don’t care if they kill everybody.” Martinez: Governor Murphy “will [implement COVID vaccine mandate], but right now... Read more →


Kenneth L. Robertson, age 79, of Mt. Ephraim, Army Veteran, Volunteer Fireman, Member of Square Circle Sportsmen

On October 9, 2021, of Mt. Ephraim, NJ. Age 79 years. Predeceased by his beloved wife, Elaine Robertson and parents, Henry Angus and Joyce (nee Shaw) Robertson, Jr. Ken is lovingly survived by his daughter, Christine Dutill; grandchildren, Nicole and Jacob; brother, Henry Angus III (Lorraine) and nieces, Patricia Robertson and Debbie Wheaton. Ken served his country and community proudly. He was a U.S. Army veteran and member of OEM, MEFD, CERT, Audubon Fire Police, VFW, American Legion, Camden Light Artillery and Square Circle. He will be dearly missed. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Friday, October... Read more →


*Mt. Ephraim's BOOS AND BREWS, OCTOBER 23

By Mount Ephraim MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ --The Mt. Ephraim Celebrations Committee will hold the “Boos and Brews” event on Saturday, October 23, 2021, from 2pm-7pm. The event will be on Station Avenue and will include music, beer and refreshments. Crafts for the kids– fun for the whole family! Read more →