942 posts categorized "Mount Ephraim " Feed

Anna M. Sebastian of Mt. Ephraim, formerly of Gloucester Heights

Anna M. Sebastian (nee Larkin), on March 29, 2020, of Mt. Ephraim; formerly of Gloucester Heights. Age 93. Beloved wife of the late Bernard. Devoted mother of Michael (Alice), Kenneth (Kathleen), Patricia Quinn (Richard) and Bernard Jr. Loving grandmother of 7, great grandmother of 6. Sister of the late Mary, Frank "Brud", and John "Edward". Services are private at the request of the family. Family requests in lieu of flowers donations be made in Anna's name to the St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude... Read more →

Jean T. Smith (nee Hobbs)of Runnemede; formerly of Mt. Ephraim and Gloucester City

Jean T. Smith (nee Hobbs), on March 28, 2020, of Runnemede; formerly of Mt. Ephraim and Gloucester City. Age 92. Beloved wife of the late James J. "Smitty" Smith. Devoted mother of Walt J. Smith, Terri Brisbin (Chris), Christine Dannibale (Dino), and the late Mary Ann McSorley. Mother-in-law of Michael McSorley. Loving grandmom of 11, great grandmom of 9, and great great grandmom of 1. Dear sister of Charlie Hobbs. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Preceded in death by her parents, Mary... Read more →

Major Drug Ring Operating in Gloucester City & Camden City is Busted; 18 Arrested

Residents said they were scared to death. "I looked out my door and all I could see were flashing red lights and vehicles on South Stinson Avenue," said one resident. "It was pitch dark." Another person said, "I saw men dressed in SWAT gear carrying rifles." William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Related: How A South Jersey Drug Ring Was Taken Down CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – The United States Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today that there were 18 people arrested, (two remain at-large) by the... Read more →

John F. Sciarretto, Sr., of Mt. Ephraim

John F. Sciarretto, Sr., on March 6, 2020, of Mt. Ephraim, formerly of South Philadelphia. Age 75. Beloved father of John, Jr. (Susan), Philip (Jolene) and Amy. Loving grandfather of Courtney, Paige, Aaron and Anthony and great grandfather of Noah, Lucas, Emma, Jordan and Jack. Also survived by Geraldine Sciarretto and granddogs Higgins and Titus. Mr. Sciarretto worked at the Navy Yard. He was an avid Philadelphia sports fan. Mr. Sciarretto was very active in Mt. Ephraim Little League and Street Hockey and was also... Read more →

James H. West, of Hamilton, formerly of Mount Ephraim

James H. West, on February 27, of Hamilton, formerly of Mount Ephraim. Age 87. Beloved husband of Patsy (nee Dodd) for 50 years. Devoted father of Penny Lynn West. Loving brother of Arthur West, Marion Scheurich (George), Harry West, Janet Mathis, Robert West (Deliah), and the late William West, Doris Winther, Joseph West, and John West. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. James was in the graduate class of 1953 from Marie H. Katzenbach School for the Deaf and worked at Pepsi-Cola in Pennsauken... Read more →

Joseph R. Natale, Jr., of Glendora, formerly of Mt. Ephraim

On February 28, 2020, of Glendora; formerly of Mt. Ephraim. Age 78. Devoted father of Joann Natale. Dear brother of Rita Iacovelli (Jerry) and Bill Natale (Joan). Loving companion of Marion Bennett. He was a loving grandfather. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Joseph proudly served with the US Air Force and worked for the US Postal Service in Mt. Ephraim for 30 years. Joe enjoyed spending his summers with his family in Wildwood. There will be a viewing from 7pm to 9pm Tuesday... Read more →

The Center for American Women and Politics Provides Unparalleled Resources for 2020 Elections

With the first congressional and state primaries only a week away, the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University is breaking down the performance of women candidates across the country through our Election Watch project. As in years past, CAWP will provide results data about women candidates after primary contests, marrying historical data and context with present-day analysis to provide real-time updates on the 2020 election cycle. Before primary day, check out the myriad resources already on the CAWP website, and stay tuned... Read more →

Coming This Sunday, March 1, Saint Mary's Parish/Gloucester City Irish Parade

Monsignor Bill Hodge performing the Mummers Strut in front of St. Mary's Church, 426 Monmouth Street. (2018 photo by Gus Danks) GLOUCESTER CITY NJ --Monsignor William Hodge, Pastor of St. Mary Parish, Gloucester City, along with Charlie Kain, President of the New Jersey Irish Society, and Mayor Dan Spencer remind residents that the Fifth Annual St. Mary Parish St. Patrick’s Parade will be held this coming Sunday, March 1, at 1:00 PM sharp. THERE IS NO RAIN/SNOW DATE. Registration is now open for all organizations,... Read more →

Donna M. Miller of W. Collingwood Hts.

Donna M. Miller (nee Polidora), on February 6, 2020, of W. Collingswood Hts. Age 65. Loving daughter of the late William and Mary Polidora. Devoted mother of Eddie Miller and his wife Shannon. Dear Mom-Mom of Ava, Ella and Braeden. Sister of Bill Polidora and his girlfriend Cheryl Knecht. Aunt of Dana McGovern (Michael) and great aunt of Keagan, Finnegan, Cavan and Maeve. There will be a visitation from 6 to 8pm Tuesday eve at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial Service 8pm at the funeral... Read more →

Brooklawn School Property 4-Sale; What's Up At Paulsboro Marine Terminal? ; Johnny Hockey & Buddy Robinson; New Freeholder; Strike A Pose

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews.net FOR SALE! BROOKLAWN CHURCH PROPERTY—The former St. Maurice Roman Catholic Church, 401 Community Drive, Brooklawn which was purchased by the Brooklawn Board of Education for $720,000 in 2014 is up for sale. The asking price is $785,000. The Board had planned on using the buildings for classrooms and administrative offices but the development never materialized. Gloucestercitynews.net file photo The property, which is adjacent to the Alice Costello Grammar School, is situated on 2 acres with frontage on U.S. Route... Read more →

Burlington County Authorities Ask Public to Help Find Sex Offender

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that law enforcement officials continue to seek the public’s assistance locating a 61-year-old man who failed to register as a sex offender as required under Megan’s Law. William Dean is described as a white male, standing 6 feet tall and weighing approximately 220 pounds. He may be in the Camden area, and may be using the name Billy Dean. State law requires registered sex offenders who plan to move to a new residence to notify police in the town... Read more →

Roseanna D. Pulaski of Sicklerville, formerly of Runnemede

Roseanna D. Pulaski (nee Sparano), on January 21, 2020, of Sicklerville, formerly of Runnemede. Age 77. Beloved wife of the late Robert L. Pulaski. Devoted mother of Nicholas Pulaski, Ginamarie Wolfe (William), Roseanne Schuenemann (Carl) and Jennifer Pulaski-Duca. Loving grandmother of Alex (Kayla), Gianna, Michael and Brandon. Dear sister of the late Sonny Sparano. Sister-in-law of Florence Sparano. Aunt of Maria, Tommy and Andrea and their families. Roseanna was a career hairdresser for 50 years. There will be a viewing from 6 to 8pm Sunday... Read more →

Feel like you’re stuck in a rut in life?

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 16, 2020)--Feel like you just don’t have what you need to live the life God has called you too? This years annual prayer & praise night theme is from 1st Peter 1:3, "WE HAVE ALL WE NEED" and will feature short testimonies of physical healing, healing from grief, recovery from financial ruin and homelessness, and freedom from anxiety and addiction. Epiphany Church and Highland Park Church invite you to join us for our second annual night of prayer and praise 5... Read more →

Michelle Yampolsky and Matthew Gomez Married

Michelle Ness Yampolsky and Matthew Alfred Gomez were married Dec. 31 in New York. Cantor Laura Stein officiated at One Hanover Square, an events space. The couple met at Rutgers, from which both graduated. Ms. Yampolsky-Gomez, 29, is the senior marketing manager at Essence, a digital media agency in New York. She is the daughter of Yana Fridman Yampolsky and Henry Yampolsky of Livingston, N.J. The bride’s father works in New York as a senior customer solutions manager in the financial services division of Amazon... Read more →


"Among the many gifts that we buy and receive, let us not forget the true gift: To give each other something of ourselves, to give each other something of our time, to open our time to God. In this way Anxiety disappears, Joy is born, and the Feast is created. " ~ Pope Benedict XVI Thank you for your support and loyalty over the past year..... from all of us at CNBNews BEST WISHES Bill & Connie Cleary ... Gloucestercitynews.net since 2006 Read more →

Rocco V. D'Aversa, 95, of Mt. Ephraim, NJ

Rocco V. D'Aversa, 95, of Mt. Ephraim, NJ passed away December 13, 2019 with his children by his side at Elmwood Hills Healthcare Center in Blackwood, NJ after fighting a courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease. Husband of the late Marie D'Aversa (nee Scarduzio). Beloved father of Leon D'Aversa of Mt. Ephraim and Darlene (Carl Jr.) Capasso of West Deptford. Beloved grandfather to Joseph (Lauren) Capasso Cape Coral, Fl. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Rocco was an Army veteran and retired from Campbell Soup... Read more →

Virginia G. “Ginny” Giacobbe) of Mt. Ephraim

Virginia G. “Ginny” Giacobbe (nee Vernamonti), on December 9, 2019, of Mt. Ephraim. Age 86. Beloved wife of 66 years of Dominic Giacobbe. Devoted mother of Charles (Linda), Christopher (Pamela), Thomas (Margaret), James (Lisa), Dominic (Jackie) and Elaine Colton (Paul). Loving grandmother of 15 and great grandmother of four. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Giacobbe was a member of the PTA in the Mt. Ephraim schools. She was also a volunteer for Mt. Ephraim midget football and little league. There will be... Read more →

Holiday Events in Camden County

Holiday Turkey Giveaway November 25th – 27th Camden City Various locations throughout Camden City 11/29/19 Tree Lighting and Fire Truck Parade Friday, November 29th, 6:00 PM Barrington Borough Hall, 229 Trenton Ave, Barrington Barrington Holiday Festivities begin 6 PM at the Borough Hall 229 Trenton Ave Decorate an ornament, Meet Elsa & Kristoff, Enjoy Holiday Performances by Next Stage Dancers , Visit with Santa Tree lighting at 6:30pm (same location); Fire Truck parade begins at 7PM along Clements Bridge Road NEW THIS YEAR: A Sensory... Read more →

70 Plus Attend "Ray Ford Old Timers" Event in October

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 18, 2019)--The 70-some former athletes from Gloucester City High School and Gloucester Catholic High School had a great time October 18 at the newly reorganized second annual Ray Ford-Leon Harris, Sr. Sports Night, which was also the 47th anniversary of the original “Ray Ford Oldtimers.” Ray Ford (above) formed the group in 1972. When it first started the turnout would number close to 200 people. But, today, many of those individuals have passed on including Ford. With a number of first-time... Read more →

GTPD Citizens Police Academy Begins January 2020- Sign Up Today!

The Gloucester Township Police Department in a continuing effort to foster an even better police community partnership would like to invite any Gloucester Township resident 16 years of age or older to attend the Citizens Police Academy. The Gloucester Township Police Department Citizens Police Academy is a free 10-week course that begins January 23, 2020. The classes will be on Thursday evenings from 6:30 PM to approximately 8:30 PM. The course will include an overview of the police department and the administration, police communications, special... Read more →

National Prescription Take Back Day

In 2017, the CDC estimated over 65,000 people lost their lives to opiate abuse. The Camden County Board of Freeholders and the Addiction Awareness Taskforce present National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 26th from 10 AM to 2 PM. Turn in your unused or expired prescription medication for safe disposal. Communities are taking initiatives to reduce the number of prescription drugs available for misuse. By participating in and utilizing medication drop boxes, residents reduce the availability for drugs. This not only helps... Read more →

Obituary | Mary E. Scarduzio of Mt. Ephraim

March 10, 1930 - October 21, 2019 Mary E. Scarduzio (nee Haines), on October 21, 2019, of Mt. Ephraim. Age 89. Beloved wife of the late Richard J. Scarduzio. Devoted mother of Dianne Scarduzio, Richard J. Scarduzio, Kathryn M. Stevens (Jeffrey), Teresa M. Robinson, and James M. Scarduzio. Loving grandmom of Jaime (Juan), Brandi (Junior), Eric, Timothy, and Rachel and great grandmom of Will, Jovanni, Juliana, and Adelina. Dear sister of the late Howard “Mike” Haines. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. There will... Read more →

Gloucester City Mayor and Police Chief Concerned about Increase in Crime at Crescent Trailer Park

CNBNEWS photo William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 8, 2019)—There have been several high-profile crimes this year at the Crescent Mobile Home Park, 1400 Crescent Blvd. For example, Delaware authorities arrested two Mexican nationals in August who were selling heroin, cocaine and fentanyl in Delaware. The suspects, Julian Rivera-Villa, age 56, and Ricardo Perez-Guillen, age 40, both in this country illegally, stashed the illicit drugs at their Crescent Park trailer, located on Birchwood Avenue. David C. Weiss, United States Attorney for... Read more →

OBITUARY: Donald P. Urbanchuk, of Mt. Ephraim

Donald P. Urbanchuk, MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ--Donald P. Urbanchuk, on September 20, 2019 of Mt. Ephraim, formerly of Souderton, Telford, PA. Age 71. Beloved husband of Sharon for 47 years. Devoted father of Gregory (Diana) and the late Jason. Loving grandfather of Alexander, Addison, and Justin. Dear brother of John, Susan, and the late Thomas. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Donald was a US Navy veteran. There will be a viewing on Thursday, from 9am to 11am at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Service 11am... Read more →

Great Schools.org: Red flags of a learning issue

How do you know if your child is struggling with a learning issue? Learn to read the clues. by: Carol Lloyd | September 15, 2019 Gloucestercitynews.net--GREATSCHOOLS.org--What do tears, rhyming, storytelling, and gripping a pencil all have in common? Don’t answer. Just imagine this scene: an 18-month-old falling on the ground and bawling over a lost balloon. Normal, right? Maybe not a lot of fun for the person trying to explain that the balloon man closed his stand for the day. But it might elicit a... Read more →

CERT Training at Mt. Ephraim Fire Dept.

Gloucestercitynews.net--MOUNT EPHRAIM, N.J. — As the hurricane and winter storm season approaches, the need for emergency preparedness becomes more and more critical. To that end, the Camden County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is once again making training more available to individuals of all ages. CERT training will take place on Friday, September 20 from 7:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M., Saturday, September 21 from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., and Sunday, September 22 from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. at the Mount Ephraim Fire Department,... Read more →

Merle Nocella, of Mt. Ephraim; Retired Postal Clerk; Collingswood HS Alumnus

Gloucestercitynews.net--Mt. Ephraim - Merle Nocella, forever in our hearts, passed peacefully at age 78 on Sunday, August 25, 2019 surrounded by her children, grandchildren and longtime companion, Ed Schulnick of Voorhees. Predeceased by her loving husband Robert R. Nocella; parents Isaac and Madeline Wheeldon (nee Tartaglia); siblings Madeline Kaschner (Daniel), Lillie Dipaolo (Aurelio), Herbert Wheeldon, Jane Anderson (William), Barbara Myers (Thomas), and Laura Flacco (Joseph). Beloved mother of Susan Carney (Michael McPherson), Sharen Nocella, Karen Nocella and Stephen Nocella (Donna Parr). Devoted grandmother to Susan... Read more →

A Preview of Gloucester Catholic & Gloucester High 2019 Gridiron Teams

By Josh Lashley | CNBNews Sports Gloucestercitynews.net--(GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)-- The time of year that everyone from the athletes themselves to fans and coaches not only look forward to but, prepare diligently for has arrived-it’s football season. A pair of local teams, Gloucester City High School and Gloucester Catholic High School have done their due diligence during those tough pre-season practices, workouts and scrimmages. Now it’s time to get the best possible results where it counts the most-on the field. Let’s take a closer look at... Read more →

Marie F. Gifford of Mt. Ephraim/Bellmawr; Lifelong Member of Annunciation BVM Church

Marie F. Gifford (nee Matheis), on August 29, 2019, of Mt. Ephraim, formerly of Bellmawr. Age 95. Beloved wife of the late Albert “Bob” Gifford. Devoted mother of Robert J. Gifford, Sr. (Karen), Marie Wagner (Joe) and the late Joseph W. Gifford. Loving grandmom of Rob, Jr. (Amanda), Lauren (Michael), Joseph and Matthew (Jill) and great grandmom of Matthew William. Dear sister of the late Gloria Fala and Verena Gallagher. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Mrs. Gifford was a lifelong member of Annunciation BVM... Read more →

WANTED: Part-Time Teacher Aide for Alice Costello School

Part-Time Teacher Aide (NJ Substitute Teacher Cert, Para Professional Cert or NJ Teaching Cert Required) Must complete Criminal History Record Review as per N.J.S.A. 18:A:6-7.1 et seq., N.J.S.A 18A:39-19.1 &N.J.S.A. 18A:6-4.13 et seq. Compensation will be determined based on negotiated contract Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: Dr. Samuel Rosetti, Superintendent, Brooklawn Board of Education 301 Haakon Road, Brooklawn, NJ 08030 OR Email to: eboulden@alicecostello.com Deadline: Monday, August 19, 2019 August 13-19, 2019 Read more →

295 northbound to have overnight lane and ramp closures

Tonight and tomorrow night for barrier and curb work I-76 east ramp to I-295 north and ramps to and from Route 168 closed and detoured (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced I-295 northbound will have three lanes closed tonight and tomorrow night, as well as three ramps to and from Route 168 will be closed and detoured for barrier and curb work as the Direct Connection project advances in Camden and Gloucester counties. Beginning at 10 p.m., tonight, Thursday, August... Read more →

Margaret E. Harris of Mt. Ephraim

MOUNT EPHRAIM NJ--(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 3, 2019)--When you walk through a storm hold your head up high and don’t be afraid of the dark. Walk on with hope in your heart and you’ll never walk alone. The Lord had promised that he would walk alongside us. At the end of the storm is a golden sky. On Thursday, August 1, , 2019 the Lord walked alongside Margaret “Peg” Harris (nee Nieman) and swept her off her footprints in the sand and carried her home. Eternity begins and... Read more →

Chalie "The Clip" Closes His Shop After 54 Year Career

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--After 54 years of cutting hair longtime hairstylist/barber Chalie Huber, aka Chalie "The Clip" is retiring. Chalie, has been operating his business Shapes and Forms Hairstyling at 110 S. Broadway since 1975 or for 45 years. Chalie with his wife Michaeline (date unknown) Chalie would still be working if it wasn't for getting sick. Ten weeks ago he was diagnosed with leukemia. He said he had persistent fatigue and weakness, trouble breathing. After going through... Read more →

Auto insurance In New Jersey Among Most Expensive In Country

(Gloucestercitynews.net)-(July 25, 2019)--Insuring your car isn’t cheap, especially if you live in New Jersey. According to a recent report by consumer finance site WalletHub, New Jersey has the third most expensive car insurance rates in the United States (out of the 47 states surveyed). Nearby states Connecticut and Pennsylvania have the 10th and 7th most expensive rates, respectively, while New York takes the top spot as the state with the costliest plans. Why Is Car Insurance In New Jersey So Expensive? Nearly 70 percent of... Read more →