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Baby Annalyn Mae Maiese of Westville

Westville - On April 9th, 2020. Baby Annalyn Mae gained her wings and went to Heaven. Although Annalyn never spent any time with us on Earth, she was very loved and touched many lives. Our little angel will never be forgotten. Annalyn is survived by her loving mother and father, Kristen N. (nee Thomas) and Mark A. Maiese, Jr.; Big brother, Hunter D. Maiese; maternal grandparents, Susan Brown and the late, Carl Thomas, paternal grandparents, Mark A. Maiese, Sr. and Debbie Maiese; aunts, Melissa (Laura) Bell, Amanda (Jason) Niedzwiadek, uncles, Michael Thomas and Matthew Maiese and many cousins. Due to... Read more →


Gertrude B. Randazzo of Deptford; Retired National Park Elementary School Teacher

GERTRUDE B. RANDAZZO (nee Berret), of Deptford, NJ, passed away on Sunday, April 6th, 2020. She was 75 yrs. of age. Born in Camden, NJ, she is the daughter of the late Louis and Gertrude Berret and the wife of the late Joseph A. Randazzo. She was an Elementary School Teacher for the National Park Elementary School for over 30 years retiring in 2004. A graduate of Glassboro State College where she received her BS and MA, she was a long time member of the Gloucester County Education Association. She is the Beloved mother of Louis Randazzo and his wife... Read more →


Child Abuse Awareness Month in April

WOODBURY, NJ--In recognition of Child Abuse Awareness Month in April, the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office and Child Advocacy Center of Gloucester County is sponsoring a social media campaign to bring awareness to effective child abuse and neglect prevention efforts. Due to the epidemic of the coronavirus and quarantine measures being ordered by the Governor of New Jersey, our public events had to be canceled to protect the safety and welfare of our communities in Gloucester County. Although our public events had to be cancelled, we at the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office still wanted to bring awareness to such an important... Read more →


Michael Zappley, 63, of Westville Arrested for Murder

Acting Gloucester County Prosecutor Christine A. Hoffman is announcing the March 12, 2020 arrest of Michael Zappley, 63, of Westville, N.J. for the offenses of Murder (1st Degree), Desecration of Remains (2nd Degree) and Tampering with Evidence (4th Degree). On June 15, 2016, Miguel Martinez III was reported as a missing person to the Deptford Township Police Department. Believing that Martinez’s disappearance was suspicious in nature, the Deptford Township Police Department initiated an exhaustive criminal investigation, in close cooperation with the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office and multiple law enforcement agencies. Ongoing investigative efforts led to establishing Martinez’s alleged murder during... Read more →


GCAS’s My Furry Valentine Adoption Event

Fall in love with a new pet (Clayton, NJ) This Valentine’s Day residents have the opportunity to fall in love with a new furry friend during the Gloucester County Animal Shelter’s (GCAS) My Furry Valentine adoption event taking place on Feb. 14. Click to enlarge Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, “Even our animals are looking for their special someone on Valentine’s Day. We have plenty of great animals looking for their forever homes and we’re hoping this event helps connect some residents with animals that just need a little extra love this Valentine’s Day.” Freeholder Deputy Director Frank J.... Read more →


$8,698 LIHEAP Grant for Gloucester County

(Woodbury, NJ) - Gloucester County is the recipient of a Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) CWA Administration grant of $8,698. LIHEAP is federally funded program administered by the Department of Community Affairs. The program helps low-income households pay for heating costs including electric, natural gas, oil and other deliverable fuels, even if heat is included in rent costs. LIHEAP grants are also available for medically necessary cooling costs. Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, “The Home Energy Assistance grant will help us in assisting low-income residents with their heating and cooling bills by offsetting the administrative costs associated... Read more →


EARLY HISTORY OF THE BOROUGH OF WESTVILLE

WESTVILLE, NJ--Long before the first European colonists arrived in this area, native American Indians of the Leni Lenape tribe had areas of settlement along the Delaware River and its tributaries. Big Timber Creek was no exception. Indian artifacts have been found here in Westville indicating that the Delaware tribe inhabited the area. In 1624, the Dutch built a fort in our vicinity. Historians have argued for years about the possible location of Fort Nassau. Its’ site has been thought to be in Gloucester City, West Deptford, or even the “Newbold” area of Westville. A 1656 Dutch map indicates that Fort... Read more →


Maple Shade PD Alert: Beware! Phone Scammers are Active in the Area

MAPLE SHADE, NJ (January 28, 2020)----Authorities have reported an increase in various scams across the country which typically involve telemarketing scammers posing as lawyers, customs, or lottery officials targeting residents with fraudulent promises of large cash prizes, vacation getaways, vehicles, or other prizes. The perpetrators tell “winners” they can claim a prize if they pay for shipping, insurance, customs duties, or taxes, by providing bank or credit card information, or by wiring the money. In some situations, the scammers ask their victims to send a check. When they have the bank routing number, they use it to make unauthorized withdrawals... Read more →


Raymond 'Mack' McNamara, of Woodbury, age 93

On January 7, 2020. Age 93. Of Woodbury. Loving and devoted husband of 59 years to the late Elaine McNamara (nee Conaty). Loving father of Raymond McNamara, Jr., Cathy Cesario and the late Timothy McNamara. Cherished grandfather of Devin McNamara, Alessandro Cesario, Marcello Cesario and the late Shane McNamara. Cherished great-grandfather of Shane McNamara, Jr. Beloved brother of Matthew McNamara, James McNamara and Eleanor Desposito. Mack was born in Manhattan, NY on September 21, 1926 to the late Matthew and Mary McNamara (nee Keenan). He proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy during World War II, having received the... Read more →


Route 47 Traffic Shift Required at 47 Bridge Over I-295 on Thursday

I-295 southbound Exit 25B to remain closed for another month (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced daytime lane closures with alternating traffic on Route 47 as the Bridge over I-295 replacement project nears completion in Deptford, Gloucester County. Beginning at 9 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, January 16, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, is scheduled to close one lane on the Route 47 Bridge over I-295 and set up alternating traffic to facilitate a traffic shift. In addition, the ramp from I-295 southbound to Route 47 southbound will be closed temporarily while alternating traffic is in effect. The... Read more →


Harry W. Hofflinger, Sr. of Westville

Harry W. Hofflinger, Sr. On December 24, 2019. Age 72, of Westville. Born in Woodbury, he was the son of the late Harry M. and Mary T. (Bowe) Hofflinger. Harry is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia R. (Butler) Hofflinger, his loving children, Sharon Hofflinger (Gill), Harry W. Hofflinger, Jr., Joe Brown, Dawn Colofranson (Tony), Janet Goetz (Pete); 13 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; brothers, Bob Hills (Diane), Barry Hills (Vicki), Brian Hills (Sean) and his sisters, Karen Jones, Barbara Robbins, Regina Morrison and Karen Hills. Harry was predeceased by his daughter-in-law, Colleen Brown; brothers, Roger and George Hills and his... Read more →


A BLESSED CHRISTMAS TO ALL!

"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 →


Murder Suspect John Jacobs of Millville Apprehended

John Jacobs (image courtesy of Salem Jail) WOODBURY, NJ (Dec. 21, 2019)--Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore is pleased to announce the expedient arrest on December 20, 2019 of John Jacobs (DOB: 10/21/1992) of Millville, N.J. Jacobs is charged with First Degree Murder, Arson, Hindering Apprehension, and Obstruction of Justice, in connection with the Murder of Sahlena Blackwell-Jacobs. On Thursday December 19th, 2019, at approximately 3:30 pm, the Monroe Township Police Department was dispatched to 1920 South Black Horse Pike, Williamstown, NJ for the report of a 2002 Black Chevy Trail Blazer, registered to John Jacobs, which displayed evidence of recent... Read more →


Attention! Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club Members Captain's Day is January 8

PRESSLEY, WARE, KENNEDY, McNICHOLS, PETERSON AND WOODBURY TO BE FEATURED RICHARD STOCKTON’S SCOTT BITTNER TO BE GUEST SPEAKER The Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club has announced that the first meeting of the season (Captain’s Day) will be Wednesday, January 8th at the Crowne Plaza, Route 70 and Cuthbert Blvd., Cherry Hill starting at 11:30 A.M. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED and may be made by calling Jason Lewer, Treasurer (609-706-7069) or Jack Mongulla, President (856-461-8800), or emailing the Club at basketballclub@comcast.net. The Club will honor Tesean Pressley (Haddon Heights), Lance Ware (Camden), Connor Kennedy (Lenape), Justin McNichols (Clearview), Rob Peterson (Pitman) and... Read more →


Msgr. Thomas J. McIntyre, Supt. of Diocese Schools, former GCHS Principal, Rams Alum

GLASSBORO, NJ (Dec. 12, 2019)--The Rev. Thomas J. McIntyre, age 77, of Glassboro, NJ, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Dec. 6, 2019. Rev. Thomas J. McIntyre Born in Camden, NJ to the late James P. and Catherine (Goldthorp) McIntyre, he is the beloved brother of Jeanette Reilly of Glassboro and the late Rev. Msgr. James P. McIntyre. Devoted uncle of Janice (Tony) Lanteigne, Richard (Jodi) Winters, Christopher (Tara) Reilly, Kevin Reilly, Maureen (Mike) Collazo, Donna (Brendan) Shaw. Uncle to 14 great-nieces and nephews. Raised in Westville, Msgr. McIntyre graduated from Gloucester Catholic HS,... Read more →


Now That's The Christmas Spirit!

By CNBNews.net Staff (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(Dec. 5, 2019)——With all the turmoil in the world it is nice to hear some good news now and then. Kelli Sharp, (nee Pfeffer)recently shared just such a tale with CNBNews about her family, friends and perfect strangers helping her get the Christmas Spirit. Kelli, resides on Market Street with her husband Brett and their children. Kelli is a 1998 graduate of Gloucester High. This past summer the Sharp family lost all of their Christmas decorations they had stored in their basement because of the severe flooding on that street in June. Sharp said, "I,... Read more →


Shirley M. Carter (nee Smith), - 84, of Ocean City, formerly of Westville

Passed away on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at The Shores at Wesley Manor. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was formerly of Westville, NJ moving to Ocean City, NJ 10 years. Mrs. Carter worked as Executive Secretary for Pennsylvania Bell Telephone in Philadelphia, PA for 30 years. Surviving are a son, Charles E. Carter, Jr. (Leslie) of Somers Point, NJ, three grandchildren, Patricia Beck, Kristen Carter and Charles E. Carter, III, four great grandchildren, Kaydence Beck, Jeffrey Beck, Jr., Makenzie Beck and Addisyn Beck. A Memorial Service will be offered Saturday, December 7th at 11 o'clock from Holy Trinity Episcopal Church,... Read more →


Abilities Solutions helps makes the workplace accessible

(Westville, NJ) -- On Oct. 24 Freeholder Heather Simmons, Freeholder Jim Jefferson and Assemblyman Adam Taliaferro attended the Abilities Solutions Breakfast where Deptford Councilman Wayne Love was presented with an award for Advocacy and Volunteerism. Freeholder Jefferson, who serves as liaison to Human Services, said, "The services that Abilities Solutions offers help us make our workforce more diverse. Abilities Solutions strives to make transitioning into a job smooth for those it helps, offering supported employment, transitional employment, school to career transition for those in high school, and vocational assessment and skill development." Freeholder Simmons, Liaison to Economic Development, said, “Abilities... Read more →


Charlie Bakely, Raised in Gloucester City; Long-Time Iron Worker, Former Westville Councilman, U.S Army Veteran, GHS Alumnus

Charles C. Bakely William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews NORTH WILDWOOD, NJ -(October 30, 2019)—Charles C. Bakely, of North Wildwood passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019 at the age of 87. Charlie was born and raised in Gloucester City. After graduating from Gloucester High School, Class of 1951, he served a tour of duty in the U.S. Army. Mr. Bakely and family lived in Westville for a time where he served on the Westville Borough Council as a Republican under Mayor Harry V. Laskowski in the early 1970's. Sara Martino, who was active in the Westville Republican Club remembered... Read more →


Jonas Cattell Run, Fort Mercer 5-K/18th Century Field Day October 27

(National Park, NJ) -- On Sunday,Oct. 27, Gloucester County will be celebrating the 50th Anniversaryof the 10-mile Jonas Cattell Run to warn the soldiers of Fort Mercer at RedBank that over 1200 Hessian soldiers were approaching to take over the fort. A5K run has been added this year along with the Jonas Cattell 10-mile run. The 10-mile run is a point-to-point course from Haddonfield to National Park asrun by Jonas Cattell on Oct. 22, 1777. The Fort Mercer 5K course will bean out and back course starting and finishing at Red Bank Battlefield. Following the races, Gloucester County will hold... Read more →


Obituary: Bruce B. O'Donnell Westville

Bruce B. O'Donnell of Westville, NJ passed away in Inspira Hospital Woodbury, NJ on October 5, 2019 with his family by his side at the age of 75. Bruce was born in Philadelphia, Pa. to Bernard & Marie (nee Herzer). He retired from Conrail Railroad of Philadelphia and Camden as a Railroad Yard Master. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing at St. Joachim RC Church Browning Rd, Bellmawr, NJ on Tuesday, October 15 from 9-10:00 AM with his Mass of Christian Burial following at 10:00 AM. Interment will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr NJ. Memories and... Read more →


Mary E. Martin of Westville, age 76

March 15, 1942 - July 15, 2019 Mary E. Martin (nee Miller), on July 15, 2019, of Westville. Beloved mother of Sharky, Maryann Rush (Joe), and the late Danny. Devoted grandmother of Crystal (Joe), Shaun (Ashley), Little Danny, Zach, and the late Kelly and great grandmother of Joey, Jackson, Ryan, Jayden, Alex, and Liam. Loving sister of Joan, Sue (Harry), Billy, George, Anna (Gary), the late Freddie, Sissy, and Jimmy. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mary worked for L-3 Communications for over 30 years. She loved traveling and going to the casinos. Mary loved to spend time with... Read more →


Obituary | Mary E. Martin of Westville

March 15, 1942 - July 15, 2019 Mary E. Martin (nee Miller), on July 15, 2019, of Westville. Beloved mother of Sharky, Maryann Rush (Joe), and the late Danny. Devoted grandmother of Crystal (Joe), Shaun (Ashley), Little Danny, Zach, and the late Kelly and great grandmother of Joey, Jackson, Ryan, Jayden, Alex, and Liam. Loving sister of Joan, Sue (Harry), Billy, George, Anna (Gary), the late Freddie, Sissy, and Jimmy. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mary worked for L-3 Communications for over 30 years. She loved traveling and going to the casinos. Mary loved to spend time with... Read more →


Mary E. Martin of Westville

March 15, 1942 - July 15, 2019 Mary E. Martin (nee Miller), on July 15, 2019, of Westville. Beloved mother of Sharky, Maryann Rush (Joe), and the late Danny. Devoted grandmother of Crystal (Joe), Shaun (Ashley), Little Danny, Zach, and the late Kelly and great grandmother of Joey, Jackson, Ryan, Jayden, Alex, and Liam. Loving sister of Joan, Sue (Harry), Billy, George, Anna (Gary), the late Freddie, Sissy, and Jimmy. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mary worked for L-3 Communications for over 30 years. She loved traveling and going to the casinos. Mary loved to spend time with... Read more →


Jane Clarke Gray, of Hilton Head, formerly of Westville and Woodbury

Jane Clarke Gray, age 91, of Hilton Head, SC and formerly of Clermont, FL and Woodbury, NJ died Monday, June 17, 2019 at Hilton Head Hospital. Mrs. Gray was born on September 7, 1927 in Westville, NJ, the daughter of the late James Clarke Ferris and Carolyn Monroe Ferris. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Woodbury. Jane enjoyed reading, going to the beach, traveling, and spending time with her grandchildren. Mrs. Gray was preceded in death by her loving husband, John Wesley Gray. She is survived by her sons, Gary Curtis Gray (Jackey), Scott... Read more →


National Weather Alert: Severe Weather Warning for South Jersey Today and Monday

MOORESTOWN, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 16, 2019)--The Moorestown Police Department released the following weather alert regarding the chance of severe Thunderstorms in South Jersey today and Monday in the afternoon and evening. There is a chance of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening and then again Monday afternoon through the overnight hours across the area. Here are the key messages regarding this potential: 1.The primary hazards on Sunday are expected to be damaging winds and hail to the size of quarters. Locally heavy rainfall and dangerous cloud-to-ground lightning can also be expected. However, more widespread flooding does notappear to be a bigger... 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 stability of the pension system and save tens of billions of dollars for taxpayers. NJ... Read more →


South Jersey Residents Inducted into Academic Honor Society at Rutgers–Camden

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net) (June 13, 2019)---- One hundred and nine area residents, all undergraduate students in the Rutgers–Camden College of Arts and Sciences, have been inducted into the Athenaeum Honor Society. Membership in Athenaeum is limited to juniors maintaining a cumulative grade-point average of no less than 3.70 (out of 4.0) and to seniors maintaining a cumulative average of no less than 3.50. Athenaeum is the undergraduate honor society at Rutgers University–Camden. Atlantic County ATLANTIC CITY – Farhana Haque GALLOWAY – D’Angelo Milford SWEETWATER – Kelsey Kruger Burlington County BROWNS MILLS – Amber Donalson; Kelly Kennedy CINNAMINSON – Zachary... Read more →


Father Sullivan Golf Tournament at Pitman Golf Club, Monday, June 17

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The 23rd Annual Father Sullivan Golf Tournament will be held at the Pitman Golf Club on Monday, June 17th. Registration will begin at 12 noon. A putting contest will precede the 1:30 shotgun start. This golf tournament is named for Rev. John Sullivan who spent over twenty years of his life serving the Gloucester Catholic community. “Sully” was a friend to all who came in contact with him. We name the tournament in his honor to carry on the spirit of commitment that he gave to Gloucester Catholic. Profit from this tournament help fund Alumni Scholarships and... 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, struck several players out with his breaking ball. Over those seven games, the Rams had... Read more →


William A. Severa, on May 31, 2019, of Westville

William A. Severa, on May 31, 2019, of Westville, formerly of Philadelphia. Age 81. Loving father of Peggy Severa Miller, William Severa, Raymond Severa, Barbara Basilone, Ken Severa, Steven Severa, Mary Diffenderfer, ToraShema Severa and Victor Severa. Also survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, brothers and sisters. There will be a visitation from 3 to 5 pm Tuesday afternoon at GARDNER FRUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial Service 5pm at the funeral home. Interment private. published Gloucestercitynews.net | June 1, 2019 Read more →


Delaware Riverkeeper Network Claims LNG Cover Up

Greenwich Township, Gloucester County, NJ; In a scathing letter sent to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC), Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps), US Coast Guard, and state image source shuttlestock environmental regulatory agencies, the Delaware Riverkeeper Network asserts there has been a failure to disclose to the public a proposal, currently being reviewed and approved by multiple agencies, to export Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from the Gibbstown Logistics Center located in Gibbstown, Greenwich Township, New Jersey. According to the letter the Delaware Riverkeeper Network learned of the LNG export proposal by communicating with various... Read more →


Shirley 'Pat' Sutherland, of Westville

Shirley "Pat" Sutherland (nee Asay), aged 73, of Westville, went to be with the Lord on May 25, 2019. Wife of the late William "Bill" Sutherland Jr., beloved mother of William "Bill" Sutherland III (Sandy) and Tracy Gilman, and grandmother of Aaron (Chelsea) Gilman, Alexander Gilman, Michael (Brittany) Rowe, John (Tiffany) Rowe, Daniel Rowe, Omar Sutherland, Victor Sutherland, Stephen Sutherland II, and great-grandmother of 9. Also survived by her brothers Stephen Asay and Antonio Turin; son in law Daniel Rowe; daughter in law Maria Sutherland; step daughter Debra Sutherland and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her daughter,... Read more →


Gloucester County Historical Society Events

WOODBURY, NJ (MAY 21, 2019)--(gloucestercitynews.net)--The Gloucester County Historical Society would like to thank the African-American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey for bringing them this exhibit that details South Jersey’s participation in the tumultuous Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Free. Open to the public Monday through Saturday from 10am-7pm, Closed Sunday. Coupons obtained at the exhibit allow for free admission to the Gloucester County Historical Society’s World War I exhibit. (Restrictions apply, see coupon for details.) https://www.facebook.com/events/516575065538763/ Don’t miss these other Woodbury Juneteenth programs: Wednesday, June 12 3:30PM Juneteenth Story Time 3:30PM at Woodbury Public Library 33 Delaware Street,... Read more →


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 death of Juan Cuevas Sr., 36, at his residence in Washington Township. Blocker was found guilty of felony murder, aggravated manslaughter, robbery, burglary and three counts of kidnapping. Juan Cuevas Sr. was brutally and fatally attacked after returning home from his business in Philadelphia, G.I. June’s Auto Parts. Four... 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 time one passes away my grief seems insurmountable and I’m unable to speak about it for many days. I have lost four wonderful dogs in the last three months, one on May 1st. Three of the four were unexpected and I still do not know the cause of their... 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 Virgin Chapel in Paulsboro. Mrs. Windfelder enjoyed quilting and had a passion for politics. She is survived by her children, David and Helen McCarthy of Audubon, Teresa and Dan Fritz of Wenonah, Barry and Adrienne McCarthy of Woodstown, Coleen McCarthy of Hamden, CT and Beth Ann and Ted Estberg... 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 at his residence in Lakehurst, New Jersey on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, with the assistance of the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office and Lakehurst Police Department. He is detained at the Salem County Correctional Facility pending a first appearance in Gloucester County Superior Court, Woodbury, New Jersey on Thursday, May... 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 service Friday, 10:00 AM, at Eglington Cemetery, 320 Kings Highway, Clarksboro, NJ. Funeral services under the direction of the Etherington-Creran Funeral Home, Gloucester City, NJ published gloucestercitynews.net | May 1, 2019 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 Avenue reported their vehicle stolen. Same was later recovered in Camden City and returned to the owner. The investigation is ongoing. On 3.19.2019, a resident of Washington Avenue reported their vehicle stolen. The vehicle was left unlocked with the keys inside. On 3.20.2019, a resident of Buckingham Drive reported... 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 will partner with Kingsway Church to offer this free event with tons of prizes for kids and Coffee & Doughnuts for the parents. Participants do not have to be Glassboro residents, all are welcome. The hunt will consist of 4 separate age groups so all the kids will get... 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 survived by many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. She will be deeply missed by her Bellwether work family and many friends. Ashley will be remembered for her extreme love for her family, her incredible helping nature, her love of pets and especially for her infectious laugh. There will be... 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 School. He worked at the Conawingo Dam in MD and helped oversee that the operations ran smoothly. He was an avid collector of everything from Legos, movies, swords, and Batman. He enjoyed playing Scrabble, going 4-wheeling in his jeep, and especially spending time with his family. Brian had a... 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 time to recognize the local Woodbury City Police Department members and Captain Kelli A. Marro, and concludes with a complimentary luncheon for all guests. “We look forward to hosting this annual event and invite friends and family to come worship with us and learn more about Kemble, the church... 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 and the late Skip Goetz, Jr. (Kathy) of Oak Valley and the late Larry Goetz (Susan) of San Diego, CA. Grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of nineteen. Dot was the counter/sales clerk for Pisker's Bakery in Westville for 37 years and she enjoyed reading. Relatives and friends are invited... 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 for the Gloucester City Little League from 1983 to 2005. Relatives and friends are invited... 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, Wildwood St. Gregory, Magnolia O.L. Star of the Sea, Cape May St. Michael, Gibbstown St.... 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 murder of Rita Sawyer, his ex-wife whom he had divorced some ten years earlier. Subsequent to the conviction, Sawyer was sentenced by the Honorable Kevin Smith, JSC to 61 years in New Jersey State Prison. On July 2, 2012, Charles Sawyer commenced a series of actions which led directly... Read more →