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Investors Bank Appoints South Jersey Resident to Expand Business Banking 

Jenna M. Buretta New SVP & Market Executive for Central and Southern New Jersey SHORT HILLS, N.J. – Jenna M. Buretta, Investors Bank’s newly appointed Senior Vice President and Market Executive for Central and Southern New Jersey, started in banking while in high school – and she’s never looked back! Buretta, who was born and raised in Gloucester County, began working as a part-time teller while she was a student at Pitman High School. “I have been in banking for nearly my whole life,” said Buretta. “I think it is important that I’ve held just about every role in retail banking,... Read more →


WOODBURY TRAFFIC ALERT: Rt. 45/Mantua Pike Closed for RR Crossing Repairs Tuesday

(Trenton) (July 6, 2020)--– New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the start of a railroad crossing rehabilitation project that will require a ten day closure and detour of Route 45/Mantua Pike starting tomorrow in Woodbury Heights, and Woodbury, Gloucester County. Beginning at 7 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, July 7, until 7 p.m., and continuing daily Monday through Friday, July 17, Route 45/Mantua Pike will be closed and detoured in both directions between the New Jersey Turnpike and Harrison Ave/Mt. Laurel Road. Construction will remove the existing railroad crossing and replace it with a new concrete crossing, as well as... Read more →


Have A Sweet Tooth? Sinfully Sweets is Just For You!

Related: Former Gloucester City Resident Opens Sinfully Sweets Candy Store 3/14-4-11 RELATED: CNB BUSINESS NEWS Read more →


New Editor of Ramblings Named

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--My name is Rob Langi, class of 2002 and I will be editing future editions of Ramblings for the Gloucester Catholic community. I will try my best to keep the standard high as we share all of the news and happenings of our far-reaching and tremendous alumni base. The format will be very similar to what you have seen in the past for the future editions. I wanted to just highlight some of the different categories of News we hope to highlight and publish: Alumni Milestones RAM Tough: Stories of perseverance, resilience and strength RAM Nation: Spotlight our Rams... Read more →


Searching for a ‘New Normal’ in New Jersey’s Public Schools

MAY 20,2020 The selectively lethal coronavirus spread through New Jersey at a pace that would make a wildfire seem like a wisp of smoke. On Wednesday, March 4, New Jersey had its first diagnosed case. On Tuesday, March 10, New Jersey reported its first coronavirus death. By the time Gov. Phil Murphy signed his historic Executive Order 104, which closed all New Jersey schools on March 18, there were 178 New Jersey cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. On May 18, only two months later, New Jersey officials are reporting 148,039 coronavirus cases and 10,435 deaths– the second-highest... 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 topic... Read more →


COVID-19 Checklist for NJ to Help Keep Residents Informed

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. KIMBERLEE BONGARD | MARCH 19, 2020 | MORE ISSUES, CORONAVIRUS IN NJ The COVID-19 pandemic is moving almost too quickly to track. An updated look at many of the closures and the exceptions statewide The closures have been ordered, or voluntarily undertaken, to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. In an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order on March 16 that limits... 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. DiMarco,... 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 with... 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 from... 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 American... 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 following... 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 fire... Read more →


Penns Grove Councilman Carl Washington Charged with Stealing $8000 from Local Taxpayers

TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced today that a Penns Grove councilman has been charged with stealing approximately $8,200 from the state-funded Clean Communities Program, which provides funds for local groups and organizations to clean parks and other public areas. Councilman Carl Washington Jr., 46, of Penns Grove, (right photo) and his nephew, Lavar H. Ledbetter, 31, of Mullica Hill, who allegedly assisted him in the thefts, were each charged by complaint-summons with: Official Misconduct (2nd Degree) Conspiracy (2nd Degree), and Misapplication of Entrusted Property and Property of Government (3rd Degree). Theft by Unlawful Taking (3rd Degree) The two... 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 DJ... Read more →


GTPD Citizens Police Academy Begins January 2020- Sign Up Today!

The Gloucester Township Police Department in a continuing effort to foster an even better police community partnership would like to invite any Gloucester Township resident 16 years of age or older to attend the Citizens Police Academy. The Gloucester Township Police Department Citizens Police Academy is a free 10-week course that begins January 23, 2020. The classes will be on Thursday evenings from 6:30 PM to approximately 8:30 PM. The course will include an overview of the police department and the administration, police communications, special operations, criminal investigations, traffic safety, K9, Special Response Team, Crime Scene Unit and much more. Also,... Read more →


CNBNews Sports: Discover These Gloucester County Golf Courses

by Jordan Fueller (Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 16, 2019)--Golf lovers in Gloucester County can choose from several beautiful courses that offer not only excellent golfing experiences but amenities that provide exceptional dining and other entertainment. Photo from Elliot Black Here are reviews of three of the best courses that Gloucester County has to offer the golfer in your family. Pitman Golf Course One of the staples of Gloucester County golf is the Pitman Golf Course. Originally designed in 1927, the Pitman continues to charm local golfers with its relatively short layout that presents plenty of opportunity for exciting risk-reward golf. Affordable for the entire... Read more →


Easterseals Employment Services Opens Woodbury Location

Pictured: Assemblywoman Patricia Egan Jones, Woodbury City Councilwoman Donna Miller, Daniela Bardesio and Vicki Sullivan of Easterseals Employment Services, Freeholder Jim Jefferson, Corporate Sponsor Kim Smith of Comcast, Woodbury City Councilman Ken McIlvaine and Assemblyman William Spearman (Woodbury, NJ) Earlier this month, Freeholder Jim Jefferson attended the ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Easterseals Employment Services location in Woodbury, declaring the location fully open to the public. Jefferson, who serves as liaison to the Department of Health and Human Services said, "Easterseals strives to help children and adults with disabilities and their families, offering a wide range of services including residential,... 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 the... Read more →


Washington Township Resident Charged with Sexual Assault Crimes

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP NJ--John M. Szymanski (DOB 05/01/1978) of Washington Township, NJ, was arrested on October 1, 2019, and charged with one count of attempted sexual assault (2nd Degree), one count of luring (2nd Degree) and one count of attempted criminal sexual contact (4th Degree), CNBNewsnet files Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore announced. On Wednesday, July 31, 2019, a detective from the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office (GCPO) High-Tech Crimes Unit had online communications with Szymanski utilizing a dating application. Szymanski believed he was talking with a 14-year-old male and suggested meeting with the fictional teen to perform sexual acts. On Tuesday, October... Read more →


Russell Nagy Appointed Corporate Director of Plant Operations of United Methodist Communities

NEPTUNE, N.J., September 30, 2019 — United Methodist Communities (UMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Russell Nagy to the position of corporate director of plant operations of United Methodist Communities. In this role, Mr. Nagy, a resident of Lanoka Harbor, New Jersey, oversees and directs the maintenance, housekeeping, and laundry associates at United Methodist Communities’ 13 statewide locations. Among his duties, Mr. Nagy ensures the efficiency and continuity of services among the plants. Mr. Nagy reports to President and CEO, Larry Carlson, who states, “Russell joins UMC with deep experience in facilities management, regulatory compliance, and life safety systems.”... Read more →


Paulsboro Man Sentenced to 24 Years for Aggravated Manslaughter

CNBNews--WOODBURY, NJ --(9-24-19)--Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore has announced the sentencing of Anthony Kille, a Paulsboro N.J. resident CNBNewsnet files previously found guilty at trial of Aggravated Manslaughter and weapons offenses on August 1, 2019, stemming from the August 25, 2018 shooting death of Davontae Randall, 21, also of Paulsboro. Appearing before the court on Friday, September 20, 2019, Kille was sentenced to 24 years imprisonment for the Aggravated Manslaughter conviction, subject to the No Early Release Act. Fiore praised the diligence and professionalism of investigators and prosecutors assigned to the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office, as well as personnel from the... Read more →


NJ Senate President Steve Sweeney's PathToProgress NJ.org

People across the state have been making the case for the Path to Progress reforms - have you seen it in the news lately? You can learn more about the Path to Progress here. Another reason for N.J. ‘Path to Progress’: School floor hazards Here’s a reminder that among the best provisions in state Senate President Stephen Sweeney’s "Path to Progress" reform program is one to abolish the state’s too-many K-6 and K-8 school districts and roll them into larger, K-12 regional districts. Sweeney, D-Gloucester, is traveling around the state touting administrative cost savings as the main reason for this change.... Read more →


National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory for Wednesday

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 16,2019)--Be advised that the National Weather Service issued a Heat Advisory for Wednesday, July 17, 2019 through Saturday, July 20, 2019. ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON Wednesday, July 17th TO 7 PM , Noon on Thursday, July 18th to 7 PM, Noon on Friday, July 19th to 7 PM and Noon on Saturday, July 20th to 7 PM. * HEAT INDEX VALUES...Between 100 and 104 due to temperatures in the low to mid-90s, and dewpoints in the lower 70s. * TIMING...The highest heat index values will occur during the afternoon into the early evening. * IMPACTS...The heat and... 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 D.... 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 threat... 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 Senate... 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 Horowitz... 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 the... Read more →


Show Me the Money: A Look at 9 Types of Financial Institutions

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 10,2019)--In the United States, there are over 13,066 financial institutions. Although the number of financial institutions is high, not all of them are created equal. If you're wondering what's the best financial institution to save or invest your money in, there are a few things you need to know before you make the move. In this guide, we'll cover 9 types of financial institutions and their services. Read on to get started. 1. Internet Banks As many banking customers know, there are many banks that have physical branch locations and online access to their accounts. At these locations, you can... 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 outscored... 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 agency... Read more →


Angelo Rivera Sr., of Woodbury, age 55

Angelo Rivera, Sr. of Woodbury, New Jersey, passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 19, 2019. He was aged 55 years. Ang will be fondly remembered as a friendly, outgoing guy with a great sense of humor. He worked as an assistant manager for Sunoco in the New Jersey Turnpike. Away from his work, Ang enjoyed trying his hand at lady luck on his weekly trips to the casinos with Marisol. He was all about all things Star Trek & Star Wars and even passed through Area 51 on a trip to Las Vegas. Ang enjoyed great conversation and was always willing... 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, Woodbury.... 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 assailants,... 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 →


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 early... Read more →


The Norcross Connections

How a powerful South Jersey political boss and his associates influenced legislation and reaped the rewards. By Nancy Solomon and Jeff Pillets May 3, 2019 New Jersey’s main economic development program has come under fire for giving away billions of dollars in tax breaks to corporations with little evidence of substantial job creation for the state. In part two of our series “The Real Bosses of New Jersey,” produced in partnership with ProPublica’s Local Reporting Network, we look at how a powerful Democratic Party boss, George Norcross, championed the legislation that brought development to his beloved home town — and benefits... 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 2,... 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 the... 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 plenty... 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 in... Read more →


Clarence A. Hoffman, of Gloucester City; Retired PSE&G Instructor; WW II Army Veteran

gloucestercitynews.net | March 10, 2019 by Jim Nicholson | Daily News GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 15, 1995)-- Clarence A. Hoffman, a retired instructor for Public Service Gas & Electric Co., died Tuesday, December 15, 1995. He was 73 and lived in Gloucester City, N.J. Hoffman worked at PSG&E for 34 years, retiring in 1980. He began at the utility's Camden coke plant as a draftsman and then was promoted to mechanical engineer and later became an instructor for the Gas Distribution Department. After retiring, Hoffman worked part-time for the past 15 years for AFL Web Printing in Gloucester City, where he... Read more →