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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 →


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 →


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 →


September 8, 2021 By Mount Ephraim The Mount Ephraim Public Works Department is hiring a full-time driver/laborer. Must have a Class B license with air brakes endorsement. Position includes driving DPW vehicles, collection of trash and recycling, general landscaping, snow plowing, and other duties as needed. This is a full-time union position that includes vacation, paid holidays, clothing allowance, medical and pension benefits. Salary will be based on experience and the lowest starting salary is $19.20 per hour. Email resume to medpw@mountephraim-nj.com or call Jim Beebe at 856-931-1546 for an application. Mount Ephraim is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (space donated... Read more →

Drowning Victim Found in Little Timber Creek Was 66-Year-Old Man; Alcohol Might Have Caused Accident

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet UPDATED: The 66-year-drowning victim has been identified as MICHAEL DUNN CNBNews photo credit (Above) In the distant Rescue units from Westville and Bellmawr Fire Departments on the South Broadway Bridge responded to a call of a body floating face down in the Little Timber Creek. Gloucester City, N.J. (September 28, 2021)(CNBNews)– A deceased male was pulled from Little Timber Creek in Gloucester City Monday afternoon, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Gloucester City Police Chief Brian Morrell. Officers responded to the 600 block of South Broadway at approximately 2:14 p.m.... Read more →

Geraldine M. Sciarretto of West Collingswood Heights and Bellmawr

Geraldine M. Sciarretto (nee Wasiolek), on September 20, 2021, of West Collingswood Heights and Bellmawr. Age 79. Beloved mother of John (Susan), Philip (Jolene) and Amy (Higgins). Loving Me-mom of Courtney, Paige, Aaron, Anthony, Rob, and Deanna. Great grandmother of Noah, Lucas, Emma, Jordan and Jack. Lifelong friend to Joyce Magpiong. Predeceased by the father of her children, the late John. T. here will be a Memorial Mass 9:30am Tuesday, September 28 at St. Joseph's Church, 1010 Liberty Street, Camden, NJ 08104. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gerri's memory to ONH Magic Foundation, 4200 Cantera Drive... Read more →

Donna Marie (Ribeiro) King, of Mt. Ephraim

On September 19, 2021, Donna Marie King (nee Ribeiro) passed away peacefully surrounded by her children. Born February 21, 1960, in Philadelphia, PA. Resident of Mount Ephraim, NJ. She was loved by all who knew her, touching hearts and leaving lasting impressions with each person she met. Beloved mother and best friend of Thomas (Ninamari) King, Christina King, and Anthony King. Proud grandmother to Josephine King and will be forever missed by her nephew and Godson Andrew Waddington. Daughter of the late Christina (nee Cicala) and Jack Ribeiro. Loving sister to Frank DelVecchio, Carol (Ron) Deak, the late Alan (Pat)... Read more →

William B. "Dors" Dorsey Jr., Teacher, Basketball Coach, Camden Catholic High School Alum Class of '64

Pennsauken – Formerly of Westville, Mount Ephraim and Westmont. Age 75. William was known to all as “Dors” and was a graduate of Camden Catholic High School in 1964. He graduated from LaSalle College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education and graduated from Glassboro State University (Rowan University) with a Master’s Degree in Secondary Education. Dors taught 3 years at St. Margaret’s School in Woodbury Heights. He then taught Business at Catherine Gibbs School. Dors taught Homebound Instruction for the Camden County Educational Services in Clementon for over 20 years. He was an assistant coach at Haddonfield High School... Read more →

*Events and Happenings in Gloucester City and Beyond

Proprietors Park, King Street, Gloucester City, NJ (photo courtesy of South Jersey Adventures) ++++ JACK PYRAH MEMORIAL 5K RUN/WALK THIRD ANNUAL This run will honor the legendary Villanova coach and athlete Jack Pyrah. Don your best green running gear, Irish pride is encouraged but not required! The course is an approved 5k course. FEES: $15 Kids under 18 $25 Adults Packet Pick Up: Friday, September 17, 2021, 4:30 pm- 6:30 pm at the Highland Tavern, 308 Orlando Ave, Gloucester City, NJ 08030 or on race day. Trophies and prizes to the top three men and women overall, With CASH prizes... Read more →

Camden County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Offering Free Three Day Training Course

MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ (August 9, 2021)--In the wake of extreme weather events in the United States and elsewhere, many Americans have become increasingly interested in disaster preparedness and response skills. This September, the Camden County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will offer a free, 20-hour (3-day) training curriculum to prepare interested Camden County residents to help protect themselves, their family, and their community during a disaster. The training is comprised of both practical exercises and classroom instruction and will be conducted on Friday, September 10: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Saturday, September 11: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday,... Read more →

Hero to Hero T-Shirt Sponsors Still Needed

T-Shirt Sponsors are still needed for the Hero to Hero annual event on Saturday, October 9, 2021. The deadline for submitting the information is September 10. And, don't forget to register to run or walk on that day. FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK www.camdencountyhero.com Read more →

Work on temporary Browning Road Bridge, Bellmawr Continues, Schedule Listed for Next 2 Weeks

Daytime and overnight closures necessary to complete temporary bridge (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today are reminding motorists of daytime and overnight lane closures on I-295 and Route 42 this week and next to continue work on the temporary Browning Road Bridge as part of the Direct Connect project in Bellmawr, Camden County. The overnight closures scheduled for next week may change depending on the progress made each night. NJDOT will provide updates if the lane closure schedule changes. Wednesday, September 8 to Thursday, September 9 Daytime Closures From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Wednesday, September... Read more →

Joseph S. Piscopio, of West Collingswood, age 89

On September 1, 2021. Age 89. Of West Collingswood Hts. Loving and devoted husband of 57 years to Millie Piscopio (nee Lynch). Loving father of Linda Piscopio and Joseph Piscopio (Lisa). Cherished grandfather of Danny, Christian, Nola and Grace. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his siblings, Frank (Daria) Piscopio, Nancy Wilson, Rose Nicosia, Rita Piscopio, Carmel (Neal) Poloncarz; his beloved aunts, Jo and Marie Lanzillotti and his father-in-law, Daniel Lynch and mother-in-law, Mildred Lynch. Joe was born and raised in South Philadelphia to the late Anthony and Mary Piscopio. He proudly served our country in... Read more →

Brooklawn and Mt. Ephraim Fire Departments Respond to Bus Fire at New Broadway and Marne Road

photo credit Linda Dewechter (BROOKLAWN, NJ)(August 31, 2021)(CNBNews)--A bus caught on fire in Brooklawn this morning around 10 AM at the intersection of New Broadway and Marne Road. Firefighters from Brooklawn and Mount Ephraim Fire Departments responded to the call. No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is not known. Thanks to Linda Dewechter, of Linda Cuts, 115 New Broadway, Brooklawn for the photos. If you see something happening send a text to 856-981-8564 or via email at CNBNews1@gmail.com photos credit Linda Dewechter Read more →

Virtua Health Recognized by Forbes’ 

as One of America’s Best Employers for 2021 Virtua Health has been recognized as one of America’s Best Employers by Forbes, a global business publication known for its trusted journalism. Virtua, southern New Jersey’s largest health system, is also one of only five health care systems in New Jersey to be included on Forbes’ list for the second year in a row. “In a time of so many challenges and unprecedented change, to see Virtua's culture and commitment to being “Here for Good” resonating through the endorsement of our colleagues is very rewarding and uplifting,” said Dennis W. Pullin, FACHE,... Read more →

Jennifer Ann Berardi, of Mt. Ephraim

August 23, 2021 - Jennifer Ann Berardi (nee Wertz) age 40 of Mt Ephraim, NJ. On August 23, 2021, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side. Jennifer’s life encompassed and was surrounded by love. The love of her husband Chris, her two children, son Chris, and daughter Noelle were paramount in her life. She shared her love with her siblings Shara (Greg) Klepacz, Danielle Degirolamo, Bob (Becky) Elder; her nieces and nephews, Collin, Caylee, Raelynn, and Gavin, ber aunt Linda and uncle Jack Dougherty as well as many other friendships that were formed throughout her life. She... Read more →

CNBNEWS TRAFFIC ALERT: Creek Road Bridge over I-295 to be closed this weekend

POSTPONED Traffic will be shifted to newly completed portion of the bridge (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced Creek Road will be closed this weekend to shift traffic onto the newly constructed portion of the Creek Road Bridge over I-295 as the I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, August 27, until 6 a.m., Monday, August 30, NJDOT’s contractor, South State Inc., is scheduled to close and detour Creek Road between Booth Drive and Essex Avenue to pave, relocate construction barrier and restripe the roadway in... Read more →

Peter A. Garcia, Succumbs at Age 60; Mt. Ephraim Commissioner, Florio Aide

Peter A. Garcia of Mount Ephraim, passed away on August 3, 2021 at the age of 60 from complications Mr. Garcia, (facebook photo) following surgery. He was predeceased by his father Orlando Garcia. He is survived by his wife Dianne; his children, Jacob and Isabella; his mother Cecilia Garcia; and his brother Steven (Sue). In 1995 Mr. Garcia, was elected to the Mt. Ephraim Board of Commissioners. He was a U.S. Army Reserve Colonel, and was an intern on Rep. Jim Florio’s congressional staff in 1979. He worked as a district office aide in the 1980s, and became an assistant... Read more →

Edith M. Colucci (nee Evans), of Mt. Ephraim

Edith M. Colucci (nee Evans), on August 11, 2021, of Mt. Ephraim; formerly of Cramer Hill, Camden, NJ. Age 81. Beloved wife of the late Robert A. Colucci, Sr. Devoted mother of Marie Dye, Robert A. Colucci, Jr. (Raynie), George Colucci (Joanne), and the late Sherry Bevilacqua and mother-in-law of Gino Bevilacqua. Loving Nanny of Alicia (Craig), George Jr. (Alycia), Christina (Kyle), Matt (Melissa), Rocco (Brooke), Robbie III, and Cydney and great grandmom (Gi Gi) of Rae, Addison, Antonia, Giulianna, Kingsley, Graesyn, Raiden, Roman, Claire, Reign, Rocco Jr., Francesca, Gino, Robbie IV, and Avianna. Dear sister of the late George... Read more →

Brady Small Commits To Army; Who IS That Person?; Gcity's RE Market Booming; Teens Gone Crazy; PHOTOS

UPDATED/CORRECTED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Image source Brady Small Twitter page BRADY SMALL COMMITS TO WEST POINT--Mount Ephraim resident Brady Small, a St. Augustine star football player has committed to the Black Nights for his college education,according to the Press of Atlantic City. Small, a rising senior defensive tackle at St. Augustine Prep, committed last Sunday to play for the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, for the 2022 season. Small, at 6-foot-2, 285 pounds, was recruited by the Black Knights to play on the defensive line. He said the coaches there, especially defensive line... Read more →

New Jersey Who's Got Talent Coming to Gloucester City Saturday

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews.net)(July 29, 2021)-- 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 region. We found Gloucester... 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 →