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Philadelphia Man Guilty of Murdering Washington Twp. Resident

WOODBURY, NJ (gloucestercitynews.net)(May 17, 2019)--Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore announces that a petit jury sitting in Woodbury, NJ, on May 14, 2019, found John Blocker, 46, of Philadelphia, PA, guilty after a jury trial on an Indictment charging numerous criminal offenses arising from a 2006 home invasion which resulted in the... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Bereavement

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Much has been written about our feelings when a beloved pet dies. We try to soften the reality by saying the pet “crossed the rainbow bridge” in the hopes that there truly is a special place where pets go in the afterlife. I have parented many dogs. Each... Read more →

OBIT: Miriam Windfelder, Westville, N.J

Miriam Windfelder (nee Sulpizio) age 81 years of Westville, died Tuesday, April 30, 2019, in Inspira Hospital, Woodbury. Mrs. Windfelder was born in Philadelphia, raised in Haddon Heights where she attended St. Rose of Lima Elementary School before graduating from Gloucester Catholic. She was an active member of St. Mary the... Read more →

Lakehurst Man Charged with Criminal Attempt Sexual Assault

WOODBURY, NJ--Kevin Van Pelt (29 year old male) has been criminally charged by the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office with Luring, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Criminal Attempt Sexual Assault after a two- month long investigation conducted in close cooperation with the Woolwich Township Police Department. Van Pelt was arrested... Read more →

Obituary: Verna A. Lippincott of Westville

On April 21, 2019, (nee Wood) of Westville, NJ, age 95. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Walter T. Lippincott and dear sister, Edith Chonto. She is survived by her loving caretaker Christina Naurath and many dear nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Verna’s graveside funeral... Read more →

West Deptford Police Investigating Several Vehicle Thefts

Crime Log from March 15 to April 5, 2019 WEST DEPTFORD, NJ --West Deptford Police are investigating the theft of a tanker truck from a business on Crown Point Road on March 30. The value of the vehicle is $3,000. In other matters police report on 3.18.2019, a resident of McKinley... Read more →

A Giant Bunny to Visit Glassboro Saturday

GLASSBORO, NJ --A Giant Bunny, over 25,000 Eggs full of prizes, and thousands of children dressed in their best spring outfits are what you can expect at Gloucester County’s Largest Egg Hunt! The thrill of the spring begins on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at 10 am, at New Street Park. Glassboro... Read more →

Ashley Mae Koodray of Westville, 23

Ashley Mae Koodray Ashley Mae Koodray, suddenly on April 12, 2019. Age 23. Beloved daughter of Linda Williams, Albert Pierce III and Darren Koodray. Loving sister of Albert Pierce IV (Helen) and Nicolas Pierce (Julia). Dearest granddaughter of Albert and Florence Pierce II and the late Paul and Wendy Williams. Also... Read more →

Brian "Big Boy" Prickett of Westville, age 46

Brian Prickett “Big Boy”, on April 8, 2019, of Westville. Age 46. Cherished son of Kenneth and Diana Prickett. Dear brother of Amy Buchanan (Robert). Uncle “Biggs” of Andrew and Joshua Buchanan. Also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Brian attended the King’s Christian School and graduated from Highland High... Read more →

Friends and Family Sunday Honors Woodbury City Police Captain Marro

Annual Kemble Church Celebration features The Spiritual Five and Celebration Luncheon Woodbury, NJ— Kemble Memorial United Methodist Church plans its sixth annual Friends and Family Sunday on April 7. This special service starts at 10:45 a.m, features a musical performance by gospel artists The Spiritual Five as well as a dedicated... Read more →

Obituary: Marie Dorothea 'Dot' Goetz Westville, Longtime Bakery Sales Clerk at Pisker's Bakery

CNBNews graphics file Marie Dorothea 'Dot' Goetz Westville, N.J. (nee Jones) on March 1, 2019. Age 86. Wife of the late Earl Goetz "Skip". Loving mother of Deborah Goetz Repici (Joe) of West Deptford, Chris Goetz (the late Beverly) of Mantua, Raymond Goetz of Westville, Cindy Goetz (Michelle) of Pine Hill... 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... 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... Read more →

Sawyer Conviction Upheld by NJ Superior Court

WOODBURY, NJ--Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore is reporting that the New Jersey Superior Court’s Appellate Division has upheld the conviction and sentencing of Charles Sawyer. On February 26, 2016, Sawyer, subsequent to a trial by jury, was convicted of murder, kidnapping and related charges stemming from the July 2, 2012 shooting... Read more →

Rami Amer, who committed 14 Burglaries, Sentenced to NJ State Prison for 16 Years

CNBNews graphics file WOODBURY,NJ (February 7, 2019)--Rami Amer, age 38, currently serving a sentence in Pennsylvania for multiple burglaries, was sentenced Friday, February 1, 2019 in Gloucester County Superior Court, Woodbury by Judge Kevin T. Smith to 16 years in New Jersey State Prison. Amer was found guilty by a jury... Read more →

New Jersey Politics: Sweeney Condemns Veto of Emergency Assistance Bill for the Homeless

Senate President decries veto as ‘a cold act on the coldest day of the year’ Trenton NJ (January 31, 2019)--–Senate President Steve Sweeney today sharply criticized the Governor’s veto of his legislation extending lifetime emergency assistance benefits for the homeless. “This is a cold act on the coldest day of the... Read more →

Westville's Zoe Price Part of "Three Tall Women" Production

L-R: Rachel Leben, Emma Faunce, and Julissa Garcia rehearse for the upcoming Elmira College Theatre performance of Three Tall Women. ELMIRA, NY (01/28/2019)-- Zoe Price, of Westville, NJ, is part of the next production presented by Elmira College Theatre, which continues its 2018-2019 season with Three Tall Women. Performances are scheduled... Read more →

Undercover Operation in Gloucester County Results in Seven Firearms Confiscated

WOODBURY, NJ (JANUARY 23, 2019)--Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles “Chuck” Fiore is announcing the culmination of an undercover operation which focused on the illegal transport and sale of high-capacity firearms and magazines between the southern states of Virginia and North Carolina and Gloucester County, N.J. Prosecutor Fiore stated, “I sincerely extend my... Read more →


Bellmawr Missing Moves Project to Start 2019; New Information on Landfill & Direct Connection

Mark Matthews | 42Freeway.com BELLMAWR, NJ (January 7, 2019)--Missing Moves is a NJDOT project to connect Route 42 to Route 295… specifically 42 North towards Bellmawr to 295 South, and of course the reverse… 295 North towards Bellmawr to 42 South. It’s called “Missing Moves” because for as long as these... Read more →

Argia S. Horwell of Westville; former Court Clerk for Borough of Westville

CNBNews graphics file WESTVILLE, NJ (January 6, 2019)-- Argia S. Horwell (nee Sabetta) of Westville peacefully passed away Wednesday January 2, 2019 surrounded by family. Beloved wife of the late Samuel. She was born in Paulsboro and formerly a court clerk for the Borough of Westville and was employed by Marshalls... Read more →

Obituary: Dorothy N. Kondan, of Westville

December 16, 1942 - December 22, 2018 On December 22, 2018. Age 76. Of Westville. Born in Darby, PA, she was the daughter of the late John L. and Dorothy E. (Whitty) Morrow. Dorothy is survived by her son, Robert J. Kondan; former daughter-in-law and best friend, Patricia Perrone (Gary); grandson,... Read more →

Merry Christmas To All from ClearysNoteBook

CNBNews graphics file Wishing your Christmas be filled with peace and love. Thank you for your support and loyalty over the past year... Bill and Connie Cleary Sr. Read more →

Obituary: Edward K. Albright, of Ocean City, formerly of Westville

CNBNews graphics file Albright, Edward K., - 94, of Ocean City, passed away at his home Monday, December 17, 2018 with his family by his side. Born in Collingswood, NJ he has been a resident of Ocean City since 2007 and is formerly from Westville. NJ. Mr. Albright had worked for... Read more →


UPDATED: 12-25-18 CORRECTION: The High School Coach of the Year was Mike Bylone from St Augustine High School and Gloucester Catholic's baseball team received a plaque for winning the Non-Public B State Championship in 2018 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet CHEER-Dr. Carl Vitola was named the best urgent care physician... Read more →

Former Westville Resident Convicted

CNB Graphic files WOODBURY, NJ (December 5, 2018)--Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore is announcing the November 17, 2018 conviction by jury trial of defendant Wayne Moruzin, formerly of Westville, N.J. Moruzin was convicted of 21 counts from an Indictment specifying numerous charges, including Armed Robbery, Criminal Restraint, Terroristic Threats, Aggravated Assault... Read more →

Come Enjoy the Magic of Christmas at Creamy Acres Farms, Mullica Hill

SOURCE Creamy Acres MULLICA HILL, NJ--Holiday traditions await you at Creamy Acres as they transform the dairy farm into a Christmas Wonderland filled with huge sparkling light displays, a Musical Dancing Tree light show and lights galore. Bring the family for an old fashioned hayride while listening to all your favorite... Read more →

Glassboro in Lights Friday, December 7, 2018

GLASSBORO, NJ (December 2018)(CNBNewsnet)Glassboro, in partnership with Kingsway Church, presents Boro in Lights, the annual holiday celebration and tree lighting, on Friday, Dec. 7 from 6 to 9 pm in Downtown Glassboro and the Town Square. Ring in the holidays with: Lighting of a 32 ft LED tree with over 19,000... Read more →

Deptford Resident Marcel Steele Charged with Killing 22-Year-Old Jodeci Robinson

CNBNews graphics file WOODBURY, NJ (November 30, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore has announced that Marcel Steele, (DOB 1/23/96), of Deptford, New Jersey, was charged with the shooting death of 22-year-old Jodeci Robinson of Woodbury, New Jersey, and the attempted murder of 26-year-old Saliim Bey of Pine Hill, New Jersey. Bey... Read more →

Gloucester County Caregivers Honored

CNBNews graphics file (Deptford, NJ)(November 2018)(CNBNewsnet) -- Gloucester County Senior Services hosted the annual Caregiver Appreciation Luncheon at Auletto Caterers in Deptford. Freeholder Heather Simmons gave the welcome remarks at the event. The annual Caregiver Appreciation Luncheon is held in recognition of those who spend their time taking care of others.... Read more →

Samaritan’s Tree of Life Ceremonies for Communities To Remember Your Loved Ones

Marlton, N.J. –The community is invited to a special annual tradition. Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice presents its Tree of Life ceremonies at five area locations. The moving ceremonies serve as an opportune place to gather family and friends to remember loved ones. The candlelight ceremonies are open to the public and... Read more →

Westville Resident Murdered in Philadelphia

CNBNews graphics file PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia Police are investing a fatal shooting Wednesday morning, October 31, involving a resident from Westville, NJ. According to police, Orlando Martinez, a real estate agent was discovered inside his car parked near a house he was selling. He had a fatal gunshot wound to the... Read more →

Auto Zone Coming to Brooklawn Shopping Center

CNBNews photo by J. Townsend BROOKLAWN NJ (October 31,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--An Auto Zone Store will be moving into the former Ming Kui Lau Restaurant, U.S. Route 130 and Browning Road, Brooklawn. Today work began on removing the second floor of the building. According to the South Jersey Observer the property sold for $960,000.... Read more →

Elmira College recognizes Zoe Price with Award

ELMIRA, NY (10/18/2018)-- Zoe Price, of Westville, NJ (08093), is among the new Elmira College students recognized with the 83rd awarding of the Elmira College Key in a ceremony held in Peterson Chapel, Cowles Hall. Presented by the Alumni Association, the Key Award recognizes students for high scholastic achievement, leadership, citizenship,... Read more →

Obituary: Michael F. Gibbons Jr., of Westville

Michael F. Gibbons Jr. Michael F. Gibbons, Jr., on October 5, 2018, of Westville. Age 39. Devoted father of Jocelyn. Also survived by Christy Garrity, mother of Jocelyn. Loving son of Michael, Sr. (Melanie) and April DiRocco (Joe). Dear brother of Angela. Loving grandson of Florence Greeley. Also survived by many... Read more →

Girl Scouts honored for service project that helps children in foster care

(Swedesboro, NJ)(October 2018)(CNBNewsnet)-- Freeholder Jim Jefferson recognized Amanda Hughes, Kaelyn Charnitsky and Savannah Williams for their hard work in pursuit of the Girl Scouts Silver Award, the second highest award in the organization. Hughes, Charnitsky and Williams were recognized for their hard work and dedication to their service project 'Foster Karing... Read more →

Local Woman's Business Featured in “O” and “Entrepreneur Magazine

Mullica Hill, NJ - Tyra Causey, Founder and CEO of Amelioration LLC, announces that her business is featured in the October 2018 Leading Women in Business special advertising sections of O, The Oprah Magazine and Entrepreneur Magazine. Causey, a higher education master’s degree student at Rowan University was recently accepted into... Read more →

Obituary: Thomas Harding of Westville

Thomas Harding, 75, of Westville, passed away on October 6, 2018. Thomas was born in Woodbury and has resided in Westville most of his life. He was a sheet metal worker for Local 19 out of Philadelphia and worked at Delaware Valley Installation in Barrington. He enjoyed boating and long rides... Read more →

Statement from Freeholder Director Damminger regarding new ABC ruling on craft brewers

GLOUCESTER COUNTY, NJ --"As we kick off 'Shop, Dine, Go Local' in Gloucester County I feel compelled to support the interests of our independent local craft brewers in their search for fairness in the special ruling that was instituted on their industry recently. "Gloucester County is home to eight craft breweries... Read more →

*17th Annual Heroes To Hero Memorial 5K Run/ Walk October 13, 2018!

5K Run/Walk — USATF Certified Race to honor three fallen firefighters — Tom Stewart, III, Chief James Sylvester and Deputy Chief John West, who gave their lives in the line of duty trying to save three little girls in a fire in Gloucester City on July 4, 2002. Race Start Time... Read more →

Elizabeth M. Sturgis of Westville; Longtime Nurse, Gateway High School Alumnus

Elizabeth M. Sturgis On September 20, 2018, at the age of 63. Of Westville. Loving mother of George W. Parkin, IV (Megan). Cherished grandmother of Amber and Sydney Parkin. Beloved daughter of Elizabeth O. Sturgis (nee Bronsky) and the late George H. Sturgis, Jr. Beloved sister of Diane Wieland (Paul), Margie... Read more →

Blighted Properties to be Demolished in Paulsboro

photo provided (Paulsboro, NJ) – Two blighted properties will be demolished in the coming weeks as part of the Housing Initiative Program for Paulsboro (HIPP). Through the program, the Borough of Paulsboro acquires abandoned properties and vacant lots and Gloucester County, through its Community Development Block Grant Program, will demolish them... Read more →

Gloucester County Women's Health Summit

CNBNews graphics file (Sewell, NJ) On Saturday, Sept. 29, the Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Department of Health & Human Services and The WHS Collaborative will be presenting the annual Women’s Health Summit: “Feel Better, Eat Better, Live Better.” Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, “The Women’s Health Summit... Read more →

Paulsboro Murder Suspect Arrested

CNBNews image files PAULSBORO, NJ (August 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--On Saturday, August 25, 2018, at approximately 6:45 pm, officers from the Paulsboro Police Department responded to 205 W. Buck Street, Paulsboro, Gloucester County, New Jersey regarding reports that a subject had been shot. Upon arrival, responding officers discovered 21-year-old Davontae Randall of Paulsboro... Read more →

21-Year-Old Paulsboro Man Shot and Killed

CNBNews graphics file PAULSBORO, NJ (August 26, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--On Saturday, August 25, 2018, at approximately 6:45 pm, officers from the Paulsboro Police Department responded to 205 W. Buck Street, Paulsboro, Gloucester County, New Jersey regarding reports that a subject had been shot. Upon arrival, responding officers discovered 21-year-old Davontae Randall who had... Read more →

Former Deptford Township Police Officer Found Guilty of Reckless Manslaughter

DEPTFORD, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--Former Deptford Township police officer James A.Stuart (11/25/83) was found guilty today (8/21) of reckless manslaughter in the 1/5/13 fatal shooting of a friend, 27 year-old David Compton. It was the second time Stuart faced trial on the shooting, which occurred when he was off-duty in his home in... Read more →

The Top 30 Communities with the Highest Taxes; No. 23 Gloucester City, No. 18 Mount Ephraim

LOVE YOUR MONEY! CNBNews graphics file William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewnet TRENTON, NJ (AUGUST 20, 2018)--NJ Advance Media for NJ.com released an article today naming the 30 towns in the State of New Jersey with the highest tax rate. There are 565 municipalities in the state of New Jersey. So... Read more →

12 Agencies Involved in Arrest:

Murder Suspect Captured in Gloucester City

CNBNews graphics file GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 13, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Thadius Wyatt Oswald, (DOB 7/23/99), of Paulsboro, NJ, was arrested and charged Monday, August 13, 2018, with the shooting death of 32-year-old Misael Ruiz Garcia of Woodbury, New Jersey, Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore announced. On August 11, 2018, at approximately 11:33 pm,... Read more →

Art program for blind and visually impaired residents recognized for success

(Clarksboro, NJ) – Artist Eiko Fan was honored for her work for the conception of the Form in Art program on July 20. The program, which was created in 2006 by Eiko Fan and Vaugh Stubbs, allows blind and visually impaired residents to experience art through a variety of mediums. Fan... Read more →

Obituary | Michael J. Bush of Westville

Michael J. Bush, on July 28, 2018, of Westville. Age 33. Beloved son of Michael and Joyce (nee Wadsworth) Bush. Loving brother of Lauren Bush-Davis (Matthew) and Jessica Bush. Grandson of the late Florence and Clifford Bush and Mary and Joseph Wadsworth. Also survived by his girlfriend and soulmate Tara Kozej,... Read more →

West Deptford Police Department Crime Report from July 1 through July 17

CNBNews graphics file WEST DEPTFORD, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--Arrests: On 7.01.2018, Justin J. O’Hare, 30, of West Deptford was arrested on Raphael Place for simple assault and resisting arrest. He was released pending further court action. On 7.01.2018, Zewter A. Asaminew, 29, of Maryland and Honeyban Gebremedhin, 28, of Maryland were arrested on... Read more →