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New Items Added to Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament Online Auction!

NEW ITEMS ADDED: Online Auction Now Open for Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament! The online auction for the Fourth Annual Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament is now posted! New items have been recently added! Visit the link below and register to bid on many exciting items: Click here to view Online Auction! Items up for bid include: * Many getaway vacation packages, including a California Wine Experience, a Wrigley Field Getaway, and a Kentucky Derby Package and more! * Rental of a private villa in... Read more →

Local leaders criticize Pennsylvania 'rain tax,' stormwater rules

By Kim Jarrett | The Center SquareJun 20, 2019 Implementing the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s stormwater rules is challenging and expensive, leaders from Pennsylvania’s boroughs, municipalities, townships and counties told lawmakers this week. DEP officials did not attend a joint hearing of the House Local Government and Environmental Resources and Energy committees despite repeated requests, said Rep. Dan Moul, chairman of the Local Government Committee. The stormwater rules have prompted backlash from some Pennsylvania taxpayers who have called it a “rain tax.” Lawmakers had... Read more →

Memories: Gloucester City Letter Carriers and Support Staff (Year Unknown)

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ The Gloucester City Post Office crew, year unknown. Front row - (L. to R.) Bob Valario, Mike Foley, Chris Litle, Tim King, George Cleary, Mike Rofrano, Linda Shiflet. Back row - Ray Swanson, Carl Reiman, Cliff Prescott, John McLeer, Steve Lipski, Joe Sloan, Eric Waters. Letter carriers no longer work out of the Gloucester City Post Office. A few years ago they were moved to a building on Mount Ephraim Avenue, Camden City published Gloucestercitynews.net | June 23, 2019 Related: Gloucester City... Read more →

Rose Marie Locilento of Mt. Ephraim

Rose Marie Locilento, on June 19, 2019, of Mt. Ephraim, formerly of Camden. Age 81. Beloved daughter of the late Domenic and Anna Marie (nee Burgo) Locilento. Devoted sister of Antoinette Conte (Sam) and the late Felicia Wames, Nicholas and Joseph Locilento, Lena Czyzewicz and Gina Tavani. Loving sister-in-law of Eleanor Locilento. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. There will be a viewing from 7 to 9pm Friday eve at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE and 8:45 to 9:45am Saturday morning at St. Joseph the... Read more →

Teachers Union Demonstrates in Bellmawr; Schools Closing? How Much Do Teachers Make?

photo credit (CNBNewsnet) UPDATED/CORRECTED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Members of the New Jersey Teachers Union were demonstrating this past weekend at the Route 42 overpass on Creek Road, Bellmawr. Some of the signs they were carrying read: Hurting the Middle Class Hurts Everyone Say No to Swindler Sweeney We Love New Jersey Public Schools I'm Sticking with the Union Union Strong for our Students TRENTON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net) (June 13, 2019)--Lawmakers say they have a plan to fix New Jersey's fiscal crisis, restore the... Read more →

Get them moving before kindergarten:

Researchers find physical activity in preschool years can affect future heart health Newswise — Physical activity in early childhood may have an impact on cardiovascular health later in life, according to new research from McMaster University, where scientists followed the activity levels of hundreds of preschoolers over a period of years. They found that physical activity in children as young as three years old benefits blood vessel health, cardiovascular fitness and is key to the prevention of early risk indicators that can lead to adult... Read more →

Saint Mary (Rutherford) 4 Gloucester Catholic 3

St. Mary's celebrates winning the Non-Parochial B State Title (Gloucestercitynews.net photo credit) HAMILTON TOWNSHIP --(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 6, 2019)--Saint Mary’s won the Non Parochial B State Title, Thursday night, defeating Gloucester Catholic the reigning two time champions at Veterans Park, Hamilton Township. St. Mary's pitcher Kenny Quijano held the high scoring Rams to just 3 runs. The Rams, who were on a seven-game winning streak heading into Thursday's contest, had a tough time hitting Quijano who was clocked at 86 mph. Quijano, who pitched the entire game,... Read more →

Lindenwold/Mt. Ephraim Residents Among Suspects Arrested in "Operation "Stone Wall"

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced the indictment of nine men who allegedly were part of a criminal network in Camden County that was dealing cocaine and illegally trafficking untraceable assault rifles known as “ghost guns” assembled from kits purchased online. The Division of Criminal Justice Gangs & Organized Crime Bureau yesterday obtained a 36-count indictment variously charging the nine defendants with numerous weapons and narcotics offenses, including charges related to the ghost guns. The indictment stems from “Operation Stone Wall,” a... Read more →

Oaklyn Police Speak Out on the "Swerving" Phenomena

OAKLYN, NJ (June 1, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)---The Oaklyn Police Department released the following information about a problem called "swerving." Due to recent complaints about the phenomena known as “swerving”, (bicyclists intentionally riding into the paths of vehicles) we felt the need to address this issue in the interest of public safety. The OPD routinely receives complaints of bicyclists engaging in this behavior upon numerous streets in town. The riders are juveniles from Oaklyn and at times from surrounding jurisdictions. If you wish to report a incident of... Read more →

Obituary: Marie Elizabeth Clarke of Cherry Hill & Mt. Ephraim

Cherry Hill & formerly Mt. Ephraim - (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Marie Elizabeth Clarke on May 13, 2019 age 93, of Cherry Hill, NJ; formerly of Mt. Ephraim. Born to Mae & Sal Ricciardelli in Philadelphia, PA. Marie was a kind, gentle soul with a big heart. She loved old movies, musicals, plays; to draw, sew, read, learn & travel. She loved to sing & dance; and was always ready to smile, laugh & have fun. Marie had many jobs throughout life; the longest held, most difficult-rewarding and most... Read more →

Gloucester Catholic Rams South Jersey Champs

UPDATED BROOKLAWN, NJ-- (Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 31, 2019)--Gloucester Catholic defeated Trenton Catholic 10-0 in the South Jersey Championship Game today at the Joe Barth Field, Brooklawn, NJ. Today's victory was the team's seventh straight win. Offensively they have been on fire at the plate having scored a total of 85 runs which includes today's result. The Rams Anthony Solometo was on the mound and his control of the ball was nearly perfect. He looked strong throughout the day. His fastball was hitting 90 mph according to a... Read more →

Obituary: Filomena Moses, age 96, of Mt. Ephraim

Mt. Ephraim (Gloucestercitynews.net)- Filomena Moses, age 96, of Mt. Ephraim, NJ, passed away peacefully on May 28, 2019. She was born to the late Angelo and Rose Paresi in Camden, NJ. Filomena enjoyed sewing and collecting turtle memorobilia. She also loved animals. She will be remembered for being kind and having a good heart. Filomena was a wonderful mother who will be deeply missed. Filomena is predeceased by her husband, William J. Moses; brother, Rock Paresi; and son in law, Thomas Groatman. She is survived... Read more →

Bobby Clarke's Former House in Mt. Ephraim For Sale at $1.4M

MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ --Bobby Clarke’s old New Jersey house with a Flyers logo pool and a crazy resort-like backyard is for sale, according to Busted Coverage.com. The asking price is $1,400,000. The house, built in 1970, is located on Kings Highway, in Mount Ephraim. It was purchased by Clarke that same year. Clarke said in a 2010 interview that living there got too crazy after the Flyers won the Stanley Cup in 1974 and 1975 and he moved his family to nearby Haddonfield. See Bobby's... Read more →

Traffic Nightmare in Gloucester City and Throughout South Jersey (Video)

gloucestercitynews.net video (Gloucester City, NJ)(May 24, 2019)The raw video taken today around 6PM shows the traffic backup on Market Street heading out of Gloucester City towards Route 130. Although this is a normal occurrence on Market Street on Friday evenings during the summer the emergency bridge repairs on I-76 over Klemm Avenue added to the traffic nightmare. The Klemm Avenue overpass was declared one of the most dangerous in the United States in 2013. One of the Most Dangerous Overpasses in America is in Gloucester... Read more →

Here, There Be Angels

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Gloucester City. Gcity. Holy City. Title Town. So many names to describe the city I have come to love. Our small community contains all nationalities, races, cultures. There is conflict, yes. But we seem to be able to rise above it, for the most part and help others when help is needed. I know because I recently suffered a few losses in a row and, like Humpty Dumpty, I fell. The difference is that all the King’s horses and all the King’s... Read more →

2019 GHS Lady Lions Open Playoffs

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (May 16, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)--The Lady Lions opened the 2019 NJ State Group 1 playoffs at home beating visiting Woodstown 10 - 0. The Lions Emilee Hillman homered and Vanessa Pino pitched the shutout. With the win the Lady Lions advance to the 2nd round. Photo Courtesy of Bruce Darrow Pictured below Emillee Hillman home run swing Pictured below is winning Pitcher Vanessa Pino Read more →

Re-Dedication of St. Mary's Steeple Tuesday Night

by William E. Cleary Sr. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 6, 2019)-- Tuesday, May 7, St. Mary's Parish, Monmouth and Atlantic Streets, will have an official Lighting Ceremony and re-dedicate the Illumination of their Church Steeple. The original steeple was destroyed by fire on March 10, 1960. It was replaced by a metal steeple that was paid for by John Stewart, a local realtor. That steeple was replaced in the mid 90's by the present one. The cost for that steeple, which was illuminated at night... Read more →

James J. Jombe, of Bellmawr, 74, Long Career as a Fireman

James J. Jombe, on April 16, 2019, of Bellmawr. Age 74. Beloved husband of Patricia (nee Buscio). Devoted father of the late Sharon M. Loving grandfather of Stacey, Richelle, and Ryan and great grandfather of Jayson and Bryanna. Dear brother of Janet and the late Joseph. Jim loved to share his love of trains with his nieces and nephews. Jim served in the Mount Ephraim fire department from 1966 until he moved to Bellmawr and joined the Bellmawr Park Volunteer Fire Department in 1969, where... Read more →

From The Desk of the Principal: Philanthropy Week

Greetings To All From Cumberland Street, I am writing to share some excellent news. While we are still waiting for a few gifts to arrive, we are close to finalizing the totals for our 2nd Annual Philanthropy Week. As you know, the week is dedicated to "giving back" and I want to share with YOU all that WE accomplished! In 2018, we were very pleased to have over 100 donors who generously contributed over $34,000 to Gloucester Catholic. In 2019, our second year, we had... Read more →

Brooklawn Fire Company Ladies Aux. Designer Bag Bingo, Saturday, April 13

image Pinterest Brooklawn Fire Company Ladies' Auxiliary is sponsoring a designer bag bingo Saturday April 13, 2019 at the Brooklawn Fire House. Doors open 6:15 pm, bingo starts 7 pm. No one under age 18 admitted. Admission $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Includes 10 bingo games. Tables of 8 may be reserved in advance. Contact brooklawnladiesauxiliary@yahoo.com or call/text 609-280-1848 for tickets. Additional bingo tickets, daubers, wristlet raffle tickets, 50/50 and food/beverages available for purchase. Participants may also bring along food/beverages. License BL6-2019 gloucestercitynews.net... Read more →

Security Camera Captures Burglar in the 800 Unit Block of Essex Street; Suspect Escapes

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 5, 2019) Gloucester City Police responded to a call of a burglary in progress in the 800 unit block of Essex Street. According to the crime report on March 30, at 10:20 pm Officer Johanna James responded to a residence in the 800 unit block of Essex St. for a reported burglary. Upon arrival, the resident reported his surveillance system recorded a male in his back yard attempting to steal his landscaping equipment. Upon confronting the male, he fled on Brown... Read more →

GHS Distinguished Alumni Nominee Deadline Friday; NJ Property and School Taxes to Increase

CNBNews Tips and Snippets: William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 28, 2019)--The deadline for submitting your nomination for the Gloucester City High School (GHS) Distinguished Hall of Fame is tomorrow, Friday, March 29. A link to the the nominating form is here. RELATED: WE NOMINATE JIM NICHOLSON James D. Nicholson, A Man Who Lived a Fascinating Life Remembering Lt. Col. Jim Nicholson From the school's website: Each Spring, Gloucester City Junior-Senior High School recognizes distinguished alumni who exemplify our motto of... Read more →

Gloucester City PD Kept Busy with House Fires, Stolen Autos, Traffic Accidents, OD’s, Et Cetera

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (March 22, 2019)—The Gloucester City Police Department were busy this past week with multiple crimes which are listed below in the weekly crime report. 3/15 (8:09 am)​​A resident of Blackwood reported sometime overnight, his work truck was burglarized while parked in the unit block of S. Railroad Avenue. Tools were reported stolen and the investigation is ongoing. 3/15 (12:51 pm)​Ofc. Johanna James was called to the 200 block of S. Broadway for a crash involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported. 3/15... Read more →

Brooklawn Prekindergarten and Kindergarten Registration March 27

gloucestercitynews.net | March 11, 2019 to March 25, 2019 Related: Alice Costello School Brooklawn School District CNBNews Tips and Snippets CNBNews Point of View Read more →

I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to be closed and detoured overnight

Detour in place for lighting work and sediment removal (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced an overnight closure of I-295 southbound where it splits at Exit 26/I-76 westbound for lighting work as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 10 p.m., tomorrow, Friday, March 22, until 8 a.m., Saturday, March 23, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., will close I-295 southbound to Route 42 southbound, also known as Al-Jo’s Curve, for lighting work and other continuing construction... Read more →


“Operation Stone Wall” Targeting Criminal Network that Trafficked in “Ghost Guns”

TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced the arrests of 12 men in the takedown of a criminal network in Camden County that allegedly was illegally trafficking untraceable assault rifles known as “ghost guns” that were assembled from kits purchased online and dealing cocaine. Four men are charged with conspiring to sell six untraceable AR-15 assault rifles, marking the first charges ever filed in a ghost gun trafficking case under a new law signed by Governor Murphy in November 2018 that makes it... Read more →

Jay L. Stillman, Sr., Member of Mt. Ephraim Democrat Club, American Legion and VFW Posts

gloucestercitynews.net | March 13, 2019 Jay L. Stillman, Sr., suddenly on March 13, 2019, of Mt. Ephraim; formerly of Audubon. Age 83. Jay was a lifetime member of the Mt. Ephraim Democrat Club, as well as a member of Crescent Park VFW Post 9563 in Bellmawr, American Legion Post 84 in Oaklyn, and American Legion Post 281 Stetser-Lamartine in Glendora. Beloved husband of the late Cecile “Cookie” Stillman (nee Montpelier). Devoted father of Cheryl Ferrick (Bruce), Jay Stillman Jr. (Jamie), and Timothy Stillman (Helen). Loving... Read more →


William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Gloucester City High School is accepting nominations for their Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame. Requirements: Must have graduated at least 10 years ago; The individual must be successful in business, professional career, self employment, or exemplary in community-humanitarian service. A man we feel who meets all those requirements is James D. Nicholson, a long time resident of Gloucester City who lived in the 400 unit block of Walnut Avenue for decades. Jim died suddenly on February 22, 2019 at... Read more →


Senior Citizen image courtesy of Jean Norton William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet UPDATED/CORRECTED Gloucester City mayor and council passed an ordinance on second reading Feb. 21, 2019 to exceed the municipal budget limit up to 3.5 percent over the previous year's appropriations. The amount of the increase is $580,696. As such Gloucester City residents can expect their municipal taxes will go up once again. You can also expect that more people will have to abandon their homes because they can't afford to live here... Read more →

I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound traffic to be closed overnight

to shift traffic into new covered roadway Overnight lane closures necessary to implement new pattern CNBNews graphics file (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the overnight closure of I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound to implement a new traffic pattern that will shift the I-76 eastbound ramp to I-295 northbound into a newly constructed covered roadway as the Direct Connection project advances in Camden and Gloucester counties. Beginning at 9 p.m., Friday, February 22, NJDOT contractor, Conti Enterprises,... Read more →

Catholic Deacon William V. Norquist, age 81; Served in Several South Jersey Parishes

Deacon William V. Norquist Mount Ephraim - Deacon William V. Norquist, 81, passed away peacefully on February 19, 2019 surrounded by his family. Bill was a beloved husband of 58 years to Frances Norquist, nee Johnston; loving father of Bill Jr. (Susan), Pat Stokes (Robert), Brian (deceased), Ken (Tamar), Christina, and April (deceased); proud grandfather of 9 grandchildren; and great-grandfather of two. He is survived by sisters Virginia Vinson of South Haven, MS and Marilyn Mellican of Galesburg, IL. He was born in Galesburg, IL... Read more →

Robert C. Hunter Sr. of Mt. Ephraim formerly of Gloucester City; Owner of Father & Son Roofing

On February 12, 2019, of Mt. Ephraim, formerly of Gloucester City, NJ, age 71. He was CNBNews graphics file the beloved husband of the late Diane M. (nee West), loving father of William, Robert and the late Shawn Hunter, dear brother of William, John and Milton Hunter, Kathy Bruccolier, Wayne and Shirley Hunter and the late Richard, Charles, Carl and Edward Hunter. He is also survived by 14 dear grandchildren. Robert was the owner of Father & Son Roofing in Westville and was a coach... Read more →

Obituary: Felix "Pete" C. Bochanski of Mount Ephraim, age 96

On February 8, 2019, of Mt. Ephraim, NJ, age 96. He was the beloved husband of the CNBNews graphics file late Helen L. (nee Krammes). He is survived by his dear sister-in-law Joann Barnett and dear friends Grace Dubiel, John W. Stein, and Bruce DiClemente. Pete was a Navy Veteran serving on an aircraft carrier during World War II and he was a retired employee of Atlantic Refinery in Philadelphia. Pete’s funeral service will be private at his request. Funeral arrangements under the direction of... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Just Sayin’ Keep on Truckin’

Dawn Watson | CNBnews Contributor I am a trucker. My spiffy little Hyundai Accent could not pull the trailer I bought, so I sold her and bought a used truck. The Accent was named Katniss. The truck is Ragnar. I’ve become a different person. I drove Ragnar home from Philly. There was traffic. I was surprised at how easy he was to handle. Cars honked at me. I honked back. The sound of the horn was deep and resonant. Powerful. Definitely not a Katniss-sounding horn.... Read more →

68 Priests from SJ Parishes Included in List of Accused Clerics who Sexually Abused Minors

The Diocese of Camden Coat of Arms CAMDEN CITY, NJ (February 15, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--Earlier this week the Diocese of Camden released the following names of clerics accused of sexually abusing minors: 1. Joseph Barber Born: February 8, 1933 Ordained: 1961 Status: Deceased Assignments Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Berlin St. Joseph’s High School, Camden Camden Catholic High School, Cherry Hill St. Mary, Cherry Hill St. Edward, Pine Hill 2. Claude J. Bender Born: August 6, 1932 Ordained: 1965 Status: Deceased Assignments St. Anthony, Camden St. Ann,... Read more →