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Herbert E. "Herbie" Dodds, Jr., 35, of Woodbury; West Deptford HS Alum, Boy Scouts Member

On June 17, 2022. Age 35. Of Woodbury. Predeceased by his parents, Herbert E. Dodds, Sr. and Deborah Ann Dodds (nee Ferrara). Survived by his siblings, Nicole Dodds-DiMarco (Carmen DiMarco) and Tony Dodds (Sara Steinmetz-Dodds); nieces, Courtney DiMarco and Gianna DiMarco and nephew, Tyler DiMarco. Also survived by many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. Herb was a graduate of West Deptford High School class of 2005. He was a proud member of the Boy Scouts of America and enjoyed being a mummer. Herb loved being a DJ and had a passion for music. Public memorial services are being planned and the... Read more →


Boys and Girls Interested in Playing Basketball, Register Today for The Chiefs Basketball Camp (for Grades 3-11)

Chiefs Basketball Camp Who: Boys and Girls entering grades 3-11 Cost: $185 per player per week. Where: Memorial Field basketball courts Marlton NJ When: Week 1 6/27-6/3 8am-11:30am Week 2 7/25-7/28 8am -11:30am Sign up Link www.chiefsbasketballcamp.com Chiefs Basketball Camp is run by Cherokee Chief Head Coach Eric Cassidy. Coach Cassidy has 14 years of Head Coaching experience. During his 14 years, he has over 250 wins, 5 conference titles, 4 final appearances, and 1 South Jersey Championship. Chiefs Basketball Camp is designed to teach the skills, techniques, fundamentals, and knowledge of basketball under the guidance of an experienced coaching... Read more →


SHOW ME YOUR FRIENDS OUR SHOW YOU YOUR FUTURE

(Camden City, NJ) – The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to dramatically alter our day-to-day activities. From small adjustments like mandatory mask-wearing, to life-changing events like lost loved ones or prolonged unemployment, the pandemic can be a serious strain on mental health. For some, managing comes easy, but for those struggling to cope, support is available. “From the beginning of this pandemic, we have been fighting a war on multiple fronts. While much of our collective attention has been paid to protecting physical health, we need everyone to make sure they are closely monitoring their mental health as well,” said... Read more →


Sr. Maristella Lastra, Franciscan Missionary Sister of the Infant Jesus

Sr. Maristella Lastra, Franciscan Missionary Sister of the Infant Jesus died suddenly on May 21, 2022 in the Delegation Convent in Cherry Hill, NJ. just shy of her 85th birthday. LEGACY Sister was born on June 6th, 1937 in Peru’ and entered religious life in 1957. She professed her vows on March 19th, 1960. Following obedience and her love and desire of being a missionary, Sr. Maristella left her native country of Peru’ and landed on the shores of America in 1962. Here she joined the first three sisters who had already come to Minitola, NJ the previous year. Sister... Read more →


Memorial Day, A Time To Honor The Fallen Heroes In Gloucester City And In Every Community Throughout Our Nation

Gloucester High School War Memorial (CNBNewsnet photo credit) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 29, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester High School has erected a wonderful tribute to honor those residents who died for our country. The beautiful war memorial is placed near the entrance to the school, Market Street and Crescent Blvd. The names of the residents who fought in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the War on Terrorism are inscribed on a bronze plaque. Insignias of each of the branches of the service are engraved at the bottom of the... Read more →


What to Know Before Investing in Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency is a type of digital currency that has special technology that makes it almost impossible to counterfeit. Many types are based on blockchain technology, and a network of computers enforces it. It is attractive to many because no central authority issues it. There are a few things you should know before deciding whether or not it is for you. Ensure You Have Enough Funds Set Aside While cryptocurrency can be an attractive investment, it can also be volatile, so you will want to make sure you are not putting all your money into this investment. Consider limiting the amount... Read more →


NJ Senator Edward Durr/Commissioner Christopher Konawel Visit Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County

Glassboro, NJ – Staff, Board Members, and volunteers at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County’s Glassboro location welcomed Senator Edward Durr and Commissioner Christopher Konawel on April 25, 2022, with a Club tour. They also got the chance to speak directly to the organization’s CEO, Patricia Withington, to learn more about the issues and challenges facing America’s youth today. “We were so grateful to welcome Senator Ed Durr and Commissioner Chris Konawel to our Glassboro Club location to discuss our out-of-school time programs.” said Patricia. “They took the time to listen to our Board, volunteers, and staff about... Read more →


Gloucester County Officials Attend Special Officer II Graduation at Police Academy

Commissioner Christopher Konawel Jr., Commissioner Jim Jefferson, Director Frank J. DiMarco, County Clerk James Hogan, Assemblywoman Beth Sawyer. Gloucester County Board of Commissioners celebrated the graduation of the Thirty-Third Special Officer II Class of the Gloucester County Police Academy. Established in 1988, ​the Gloucester County Police Academy conducts basic police training, SLEO I and II training, and many in-service training courses. It has been designated by the New Jersey Police Training Commission as the regional provider of SLEO II training and was selected as one of New Jersey’s four original police academies to conduct the Alternate Route Training Program. Congratulations... Read more →


Gloucester County Officials Attend Events Throughout SJ

Gloucester County Commissioner Nicholas DeSilvio attended the Franklin Township Little League Opening Day. The league named their field in memory of George Harrison and opening pitches were made by his 4 children, while his wife Heather stood in for George while the All-Star team was acknowledged. Franklin Township Little League offers baseball and softball to children from age 4 to 16 years old. The little league is run strictly by volunteers and almost exclusively on the funds collected from fundraisers, donations, and registration fees. Commissioner Jim Jefferson joined Angels of God Community Outreach and their purple army to assemble 1,200... Read more →


Gloucester County Director Frank J. DiMarco presented veteran George Brown with a certificate celebrating his 97th birthday.

Mr. Brown is a charter member of the Original Cemetery Advisory Council Committee which was charged with the responsibility of choosing a location designing and overseeing the construction of the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery. He is also the founder and Captain of the Cemetery Honor Guard, which has been recognized nationally for its service to our deceased veterans and their families. He has been a member of the VFW Post 1616 in Williamstown for decades and has served the Post and its members as the Commander. He has previously served as Commander of the VFW District 13 [Gloucester County]... Read more →


Elvia Estonia Jackson Hawkins, 81, of Jericho; NJ Teacher of the Year Recipient 1996

Jericho, N.J.-- Elvia Estonia Jackson Hawkins, 81, was called home to glory on Feb. 12, 2022, with family and friends by her side. She was born to the late Orano and Pinkney Jackson on April 27, 1940, in Trenton, NJ. Elvia earned her diploma from Trenton High School in 1958 and graduated with honors from Glassboro State College (now Rowan) with a BA in Education in 1962. She married the late James Edward Hawkins in 1963 and moved to Jericho, NJ, where they both spent the remainder of their days. Elvia was an exemplary teacher for 39 years, teaching 36... Read more →


Paul J. Carver, age 81, of Woodbury

On February 19, 2022, age 81. Of Woodbury, NJ. Formerly of Philadelphia, PA and San Francisco, CA. Born in Groveton, N, he was the son of the late, Edwin J. and Helen (McCormack) Carver. Paul is survived by his son, James G. Carver; partner, Joseph Kiley, brothers, Robert Carver, Lynwood Carver; former wife, Nora Carver. He was also predeceased by his sister, Beverly Brown and brother, Peter Carver. Paul proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy and was a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in New Haven, CT in 1966. He retired as a cook with the... Read more →


Gloucester County Boys and Girls Clubs Welcomes New Board Member Christopher Tully

Glassboro, NJ, February 15, 2022 – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County is welcoming Christopher Tully into its Board of Directors. The current Board of Directors approved his nomination on Tuesday, February 15, 2022. Christopher Tully Chris was a former Board Member and Board President of the organization. Chris, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, Retirement Income Certified Professional®, and Certified Investment Management Analyst® designee has been a member of the Eagle Wealth Strategies team since 2006. Previous positions include working as an analyst of money managers in the asset management division of Raymond James' international headquarters in St.... Read more →


Your Tax Dollars: $190 Billion in COVID Relief Funds Given to School Districts Across the US

Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files Matt Barnum, Chalkbeat Feb 15, 7:00am EST School districts across the U.S. are renovating their buildings and upgrading dilapidated ventilation systems with the help of $190 billion of federal COVID relief. But these improvements will take time, and some won’t be completed for years after the pandemic first disrupted schooling. The improvements have gotten the blessing of the U.S. Department of Education, which has encouraged ventilation upgrades. And there’s good evidence that such projects will benefit students: Research has found a direct link between air quality and student success, and students in classrooms that aren’t air conditioned... Read more →


Marie G. Biondo, age 95, of Haddon Heights, Active Member of Several Catholic Parishes; St. John of God School Volunteer

The glory of life surmounts the fear of death. Does anybody know the better side of death and glory? Live the present and make it so beautiful it will be worth remembering. Marie G. Biondo (nee Curcio) held her faith and her fun dear. She committed her life to her family, her church and danced through her years, unselfishly giving herself and her time. There is a time for every purpose under heaven. A time to weep, a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to polka dance. On Friday February fourth, just a few short days... Read more →


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Throwing Money At A Problem Won't Make It Go Away

" The only South Jersey school district in the 400 range, or lower 1/3rd is our own Gloucester City School District. " By Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews If it is possible to waste money, New Jersey knows how to do it! In 2020 Governor Murphy raised the state's contribution to education. He felt that former Governor Chris Christie had underfunded education in our state, so he allocated $9 billion to all schools. Of that amount 60%, or $5.4 billion goes to 31 Abbott districts and the remaining $3.6 billion is shared by the rest of the districts. How many districts... Read more →


GOOD NEWS! Westville Cracking Down on Unregistered MV's, Releases January Crime, Fire, and Code Reports

WEC William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews For some time now the borough of Westville has been strictly enforcing its Housing Code ordinance pertaining to unregistered/abandoned motor vehicles. The borough has also been citing people who leave their trash cans on the curb after trash has been picked up. We long have been advocates for citing homeowners/landlords who have unlicensed, unregistered vehicles stored on their properties. They are unsightly and are safety hazards. They are also detrimental to the neighborhood where they are located and depreciate the value of properties in those neighborhoods. We commend the Westville police and borough... Read more →


Stop at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter and Meet Brandy

MEET BRANDY--This sweetheart is a 3-year-old Lab/Heeler mix looking for a forever home. Brandy is a sweet girl, but can be a bit shy at first, but warms up quickly and loves to play once she gets more comfortable. Brandy would do best in a home without children under 10 years old, but she does enjoy the company of other dogs! Apply today with the Gloucester County Animal Shelter if you would like to meet Brandy. +++++ Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners is expanding adoption hours at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter beginning Monday, January 31. The new... Read more →


William F. Holdcraft, on January 29, 2022, of Bellmawr

William F. Holdcraft, on January 29, 2022, of Bellmawr; formerly of Woodbury Heights. Age 75. Beloved husband of 42 years to Karen. Devoted father of Billy Holdcraft (Michelle), Melissa Holdcraft (Richard), Lisa Hall (Joey), Kevin Holdcraft (Ali), Brooke Moser (Andy) and the late Mark. Dear brother of the late Charles Dietz and Bertha Ashman. Son-in-law of Mary Novello. Grandfather of Christopher, Emily, Danny, Cameron, Ayden, Brayden, Viviana, Kylie, and Santino. Great-grandfather of Korbyn, Sydney, Addi, Vera, Sincerely and Connor. Also survived by his niece Sandy Mazzagotti, great nephew Pete Mazzagotti, Cousin Vicki Campisi and many other cousins. William was a... Read more →


THE JEAN GIAMPOLA BRIDGE

Gloucester County honors Jean Giampola with the renaming of County Bridge Number 3-F-18 PAULSBORO, NJ --The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners joined by Paulsboro Councilmembers gathered to rename County Bridge Number 3-F-18 in honor of Jeanne Giampola. Before the bridge, auto traffic was blocked on a daily basis for up to an hour at a time by the trains, creating a nuisance and, more importantly, a public safety hazard, since emergency vehicles were part of the traffic jams. Giampola, who served as a borough councilwoman and community advocate before her death at age 81 in 2016, made it her mission... Read more →


Robert S. Pierce, of Westville, 41

Robert S. Pierce of Westville, NJ on December 16, 2021 age 41. Relatives and friends are invited to services Thursday 11am at The KROC Center 1865 Harrison Ave Camden, NJ where friends may call after 9am. Interment: Private Arr. Carl Miller FH- 365-2966. Read more →


SAY IT ISN'T SO! Gloucester County DEMS Plan To Segregate County’s First Black Sheriff

WHAT IS THE REASON THE SHERIFF 'S OFFICE IS BEING MOVED??? Sheriff’s office and all staff need to stay where they are MULLICA HILL – Gloucester County Commissioners-Elect Chris Konawel and Nick DeSilvio demanded officials in Gloucester County government immediately halt plans to move the county Sheriff’s office Jonathan Sammons Gloucester County’s first Black sheriff from the county's administrative office on South Broad Street in Woodbury to the shuttered county jail on Hunter Street. “Last month we were proud to have elected Jonathan Sammons as Gloucester County’s first Black sheriff. Now the Democrats who control county government are moving the... Read more →


Woodbury Wireless Zone® Announces Annual Toys for Tots Donation Program

Verizon Wireless Retailer to Collect Toys for Less Fortunate Children This Holiday Season WOODBURY, N.J. – Wireless Zone®, a Verizon Authorized Retailer and the largest wireless retail franchise exclusively offering Verizon products and services, is once again partnering with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign and will feature collection bins at 25 E. Red Bank Avenue from November 17 to December 24. The Toys for Tots program delivers holiday gifts to less fortunate children in every community it serves. “2021 has certainly been a year of challenges and adjustments, and many families are anticipating a very different... Read more →


Bitcoin’s all-time high should ring some alarm bells, says GlobalData

Following the news that Bitcoin and Ethereum have reached all-time highs; George Monaghan, Thematic Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “While Bitcoin has legitimate uses, it definitely shouldn’t be the sixth-largest asset on earth by market cap. Reaching this position is one of two big red flags. “The other is that investors are squirreling away Bitcoin in the hope that it will gain value, rather than using it as a currency. A product’s value should rise because people use it, not because they invest in it. It’s hard not to suspect that Bitcoin is... Read more →


UPS Seeking Seasonal Personal Vehicle Package Driver

APPLY NOW Philadelphia Airport HubPrimary Location: 1 Hog Island Road , PHILADELPHIA, PA - United States, 19153 Other Location: $21 / hour + 56 Cents Per MileFacility Philadelphia Airport HubJob ID PAPHA6 $21 / hour + 56 Cents Per Mile As a Personal Vehicle Driver, you’ll enjoy a fast-paced, physical position that gets you outdoors and connecting with customers. From the driver’s seat of your own car, find out what you’ll become at UPS. About the role: • Lift, lower and carry packages up to 70 pounds • Full time, opportunity to work eight hours, Monday-Friday • Saturday and holiday... Read more →


Three from New Jersey Charged w/Attempted Murder

FREEHOLD – A Monmouth County Grand Jury has returned an eight-count indictment against three defendants charged in connection with a botched robbery that resulted in a shooting earlier this year, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced Friday. Kingphess Gomez, 21, of Woodbury, 21-year-old Thaddeus West Jr., and 27-year-old Suncere Smith, 27, both of Neptune City, are all charged with first-degree Armed Robbery, first-degree Conspiracy, first-degree Attempted Murder, second-degree Certain Persons Not to Possess a Firearm, and other related second-degree weapons offenses. Moments before 1:30 a.m. on Friday, January 22, 2021, a ShotSpotter notification indicated multiple shots fired on the... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: Gloucester City Awarded Neighborhood Preservation Grant to Be Disbursed Over Five Year Period

GLOUCESTER CITY NEW JERSEY(October 13, 2021)-- The City of Gloucester City has been awarded a 5-year designation, including an initial $125,000 grant from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP). Pending annual State budget capacity, the City of Gloucester City is anticipated to receive up to $125,000 a year for a total of five years to assist with economic and community development. In addition to funding, the State’s NPP Team of place-based revitalization experts will provide a robust array of technical assistance and training to guide and empower this local effort. The focus will be on... Read more →


Gloucester County Job Fair, October 15

(Sewell, NJ)-Gloucester County will hold a Mega Job Fair on Friday, October 15 from 9 a.m. to noon at the RCSJ Gymnasium. The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and Workforce Development Board (WDB) encourage residents to attend and to dress for success, bring copies of their resume and prepare for on the spot interviews. “The Mega Job Fair is a great opportunity to see all of the employers that have opportunities across the county. Whether you’re searching for a service industry job, tech job or maybe a position in healthcare, full time or part time positions are available,” said Commissioner... Read more →


LOOKING FOR THE PURR-FECT PET? Visit the Gloucester County Animal Shelter

Raleigh (Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) is open for animal lovers to walk through our kennels. We are open to view and/or adopt an animal Tuesday through Thursday 12 Noon - 7PM and Friday & Saturday 12 Noon - 4PM. The Adoption Office is closed on Sunday's, Monday's and all major holidays. An approved application is not required to walk through the kennel, but we do encourage you to fill an application out prior to arrival just in case you would like to meet an animal available for adoption. “We have so many animals available for adoption at... Read more →


Cooper University Health Care Designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® Cardiac Care Facility

Cooper University Health Care Designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® Cardiac Care Facility CAMDEN, NJ – Cooper University Health Care has been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® Cardiac Care Facility for comprehensive heart and vascular treatment. Aetna recognizes hospitals and facilities in its network that offer specialized clinical services for certain health conditions. Facilities are selected for consistently delivering evidence-based, safe care. “As a leading academic health system, Cooper has specialists who are well known for clinical excellence, medical breakthroughs, and innovation. This designation is independent validation of Cooper’s commitment to providing the most advanced cardiac and vascular care... Read more →


Safety Requirements for NJ School Districts

Gloucester High School, Gloucester City NJ (CNBNews photo files) Last Updated: 09/02/2021 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR All students will be back for full-time, in-person instruction for the 2021-2022 school year. All students, educators, staff, and visitors will be required to wear face masks inside of school buildings, regardless of vaccination status, for the start of the 2021-2022 academic year. By October 18th, 2021, all workers in preschool through Grade 12 schools will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be subject to COVID-19 testing at minimum one to two times per week. Parents or guardians will not be able... Read more →


PEYTON AND ME MEANDERING Through Brooklawn, Gloucester City, and Westville (Chapter XIV)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CORRECTION/UPDATED: It has been brought to our attention by Police Chief/City Administrator Brian Morrell that he has three and half more years to work before he can retire; that his salary is based on the last year of his employment. Morrell also took exception to our statement that no one could perform two jobs and do them efficiently. Stating, "You do not know what I do or don't do, you just assumed. Why do you continue to bash me?" Our position remains that no one can perform two jobs, and do them well. And,... Read more →


PEYTON AND ME MEANDERING THROUGH GLOUCESTER CITY, BROOKLAWN, WESTVILLE (XIII)

South Broadway and George Street WHAT IS WRONG WITH SOCIETY TODAY? Sitting on the curb at South Broadway and George Street on Monday morning was this disgusting-looking pile of garbage. Just a few feet away is a trash receptacle, apparently, the slob that left this crap on the sidewalk is not a member of the Green Generation. We can also say with certainty the person has no respect for the community of Gloucester City. According to multiple sources on the internet “Generation Green,” millennials and Gen Z supposedly demonstrate environmentally and socially conscious consumer behavior. With rising spending power and... Read more →


Straight to Treatment; Help is Here Today

The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office is partnering with local police departments to help individuals suffering from substance abuse and addiction. Straight to Treatment allows any individual to walk into a participating police department and explain that they need help battling an addiction. Once they complete the application process, they are immediately put in touch with a treatment provider. “This is an amazing program for individuals who are struggling with addiction,” said Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger. “Addiction recovery needs to be accessible for all. Addiction touches so many of us and our families, we want to be there for them... Read more →


Governor Murphy! The Parents Should Decide Not YOU

TRENTON, NJ--Governor Phil Murphy continues to require New Jersey's children to wear masks at school, daycare, and summer camp, even though children and adults can now unmask almost everywhere else. Children who safely played sports all spring without masks will be forced to wear masks while playing outside at camp this summer, as will kids on playgrounds at daycare centers. Governor Murphy has even said that students should expect to wear masks to school this fall, even though children face very little risk and every concerned adult will have had ample opportunity by then to get vaccinated. Keeping mask requirements... Read more →


Elizabeth "Betty" Marie Terres (nee Moffett) of Elk Township, GCHS Alumnus

Elizabeth "Betty" Marie Terres (nee Moffett), age 78, died on July 31, 2021 at her home in Elk Township where she lived most of her life. Betty was raised in Woodbury and graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School. In 1979, she began a career at Delaware Valley Floral Group. Betty held various positions within the company and retired after 30 years of service. She was a member of the Daughter's of the American Revolution. She is survived by her husband of 62 years Allan N. Terres and son Mark Allan Terres. She was predeceased by her daughters Mary Beth and... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering: So Where Is That Black Dog? (Chapter XI )

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Peyton wearing an E Collar GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 11, 2021)--Someone said to me the other day "I haven't seen you or your black dog on your daily walk in recent days, is everything okay?" I explained that our best friend and companion Peyton, a black Labrador retriever, is having a tough time following an operation to remove a cyst/tumor. She doesn't like the stitches and insists on pulling them out despite wearing an E collar and being heavily sedated. What is an E Collar? An Elizabethan collar (also known as an E-collar or... Read more →


Westville Police Waiting for Driver's Toxicology Test Results: $48,545 Raised by GOFund Page

WESTVILLE, NJ (CNBNews)(August 6, 2021)--CNBNews today contacted Westville Police Chief Bill Whinnan for an update on the dreadful traffic accident that happened a week ago tomorrow on Gateway Blvd. The accident claimed the lives of the 34-year-old driver and the three young female passengers, ages 9,8, and 5. In summary, the chief said none of the victims were wearing seatbelts, and, "Speed was being looked at as a contributing factor of this crash". Chief Whinnan released the following prepared statement; Saturday, July 31 at 9:22 pm, police were dispatched to a single-car motor vehicle crash on Gateway Blvd in front... Read more →


A Father, His Daughters and His Niece Die in Horrific Car Accident in Westville ; The Accident Under Investigation

An aerial view of the 1000 unit block of Gateway Blvd., Westville NJ were the accident occurred on Saturday night, July 31, 2021. Pellegrino Chevrolet is on the left in the image above WESTVILLE, NJ (August 2, 2021)(CNBNews)--A horrific single car accident in the small community of Westville claimed the lives of four people Saturday night on Gateway Blvd. According to CBSlocal he driver of the vehicle was George Ritter, he along with his two daughters, Alivia and Elsie and his niece Kenzie all died in the accident. George Ritter with his children and niece, image courtesy to The Westville... 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 →


Woodbury Man Charged with Distribution and Possession of Child Sexual Abuse Material

Scott A. Entrekin (DOB: 09-01-1984) of Woodbury, New Jersey was arrested on July 16, 2021 and charged with Distribution of Child Sexual Abuse Material (1st Degree), and Possession of Child Sexual Abuse Material (2nd Degree) Gloucester County Acting Prosecutor Christine A. Hoffman announced. On or about May 11, 2021, the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office High Technology Crimes Unit was assigned a National Center for Missing and Exploited Children CyberTipline Report indicating that, by way of social media, images of suspected child sexual abuse material had been shared. After various investigative efforts by the High-Tech Crimes Unit, Entrekin was identified as... Read more →


Westville Police Respond to "Stabbing" Rumor

WESTVILLE, NJ(July 16, 2021)(CNBNews)--There was a domestic disturbance in Westville that lit up some social media sites, last night. People were saying there was a stabbing. Westville Police Chief William Whinna released the following statement when asked about it: "We had a Domestic and a minor injury was sustained by the alleged victim. Both parties are being uncooperative. It’s still under investigation and due to it being a domestic, no further information can be released at this time." Read more →


Bernadette M. Rafter, of Woodbury, Register Nurse at Cooper, GCHS Alum Class of 77

Bernadette M. Rafter, of Woodbury, New Jersey, passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. She was 62. Legacy A beautiful soul that devoted her life to caring for others, Bernadette always put others before herself and was always willing to help. Bernadette was a Registered Nurse for Cooper University Hospital in 2009, holding many positions during her time there. She returned to school to achieve her RN after her 4 children were born and recently obtained her Bachelor's Degree. Away from work, Bernadette found solace in trips to Wildwood Beach where she would always come home with Douglass Fudge and... 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 →


WOODBURY NEWS: The Historic Pillar House Being Restored

RESTORING ONE OF WOODBURY’S OLDEST HOMES: WORK IN PROGRESS! WORC is currently funding the conversion of the historic Pillar House at the northwest corner of Franklin Street and East Barber Avenue formerly German Street). One of Woodbury’s oldest homes, the structure dates back over 200 years. It reportedly served as a hospital for wounded Hessians during the Revolutionary War after the battle of Red Bank on October 22, 1777. In addition, it was an Inn and station where fresh horses were exchanged for tired ones when stagecoaches operated between intervening towns. In modern times, A landlord capitalized on its deteriorating... Read more →


Woodbury Business News: FATHER & SON PIZZA Help the Hungry

Four months ago, Ernie Tagliaferro made the bold move to open Father & Sons Pizzeria (40 S. Broad Street in Woodbury; 856 –384-7700) right during a global pandemic! Having been in business with his family for over 50 years, serving the public in Philadelphia, Ernie’s father inspired in his son the importance of community involvement. He understands that their restaurant’s paying customers “enable them to feed those who are hungry.” Tagliaferro expressed, “my blessings are many and it must be a terrible feeling for parents to be fearful of being unable to feed their children.” Father and Son’s Pizzeria made... Read more →


Nancy A. Roskey, of Westville, GHS Alum

On May 7, 2021, of Westville passed peacefully at the age of 64. She left this world surrounded by loved ones who cherish all her wonderful memories. Nancy is survived by her mother Grace (Smith) Tomlin and the late Harry Tomlin, Sr. Beloved mother of Grace Ann McCargo and Bob Tomlin. She was the loving grandmother of Peyton Scomolla and Hunter Maiese, who were her world, as well as many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Grace Kopfle, late Harry Tomlin, Jr., late John Tomlin, Susan Tomlin and Robert Tomlin. Nancy graduated from Gloucester High School... Read more →


Woodbury Using Electronics to Manage the Canadian Geese Population

Managing the Canadian Geese Population Gloucestercitynews.net files WOODBURY, NJ--Large groupings of geese have become more than a nuisance to homeowners, businesses and government. The City of Woodbury join many who struggle to limit the intrusion of these migratory birds at our public parks and lakes. Consider that ONE hungry goose, who can consume up to 4 pounds of grass in a day, can generate up to 2 pounds of poop a day – at a frequency of every 12 minutes! These droppings account for high costs for cleanup, repair and maintenance. Public Works, though not responsible for controlling the geese... Read more →