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Rowan University's SGA Receives Update on the Glassboro-Camden Rail Line

Glassboro-Camden Line Representatives Talk about New Developments with SGA Corey RothauserMarch 24, 2021 The GCL would span 18 miles and connect Camden and Glassboro to Philadelphia through diesel light rail vehicles (DLRVs) along 14 stations. - Photo via glassborocamdenline.com Following the release of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), two representatives for the Glassboro-Camden Line (GCL) construction project spoke during the Rowan University Student Government Association (SGA) Senate Meeting on Monday, March 22, before senators voted in favor of a resolution that supports the construction. John Hanson, CEO of the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) and president of the Port Authority Transit Corp. (PATCO), and Michael Venuto, the chief engineer of DRPA and a Rowan University engineering professor, answered questions from senators. The GCL would span... Read more →


CNB Business: RE Salesman Joseph Schwarzman Earns CENTURION® 21 Award

for Being Top-Producing Relentless Sales Professional 21+ Years Woodbury Heights, N.J. (Grassroots Newswire) March 15, 2021 -- CENTURY 21 Premier Realty announced today that Joseph Schwarzman, a relentless real estate sales professional who serves the Woodbury Heights market, has earned the CENTURION® 21 honor for being a top producing CENTURION® award winner in the global CENTURY 21 System for 21 or more years. In presenting the award, broker of record at CENTURY 21 Premier Realty Paul Podgorski highlighted Schwarzman's ability to go 'above and beyond' by providing personalized, unique moments to consumers throughout the real estate experience. "Joseph's sales production is a direct reflection on his mindset to always give 121%," said Podgorski. "Joseph doesn't just complete real estate transactions, he creates memories and builds... Read more →


Stimulus Funds for Every NJ City; The Monster Buck; Heroin Abuse in NJ Cities; Burn Down D.C.

Courtesy of https://tpzoo.wordpress.com/Gloucestercitynews.net files William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews NJ's Share of the $1.9 Trillion Relief Package: How Much Each Town Gets...NJ105.com (Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 14, 2021)--The State of New Jersey received $10.9 billion in aid from the American Rescue Plan that was signed into law last week by President Joe Biden. Of that amount, $6.434 billion goes to the state government, $189 million to expand broadband internet, $1.823 billion for 21 counties, and $1.741 for 565 municipalities. Some of the cities that received the most include, Camden City ($63,284,330), Newark ($182,647,351), Jersey City ($ 145,818,453), Paterson ($63,716,304). According to NJ105.com the money is meant to prevent layoffs of essential services and cuts to services, and investment in infrastructure. How much did your city receive? Here... Read more →


Helen I. Hansen of Voorhees/Woodbury

Voorhees and formerly of Woodbury – On January 10, 2021. Age 84. (nee Miller). Beloved wife of the late Harold L. “Hal” Hansen. Harold and Helen founded “Happy Tours, Inc.” to provide tour services for travelers. Helen worked for Shop Rite for many years. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend Helen’s Catholic graveside service on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 11 am at New Saint Mary’s Cemetery: 515 West Browning Road, Bellmawr, NJ 08031. Location and grave number will be listed on funeral home website. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Helen I. Hansen. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCann-Healey Funeral Home Gloucester City Ph: 856 – 456 -1142 Read more →


Helen I. Hansen, of Voorhees/Woodbury

Voorhees and formerly of Woodbury – On January 10, 2021. Age 84. (nee Miller). Beloved wife of the late Harold L. “Hal” Hansen. Harold and Helen founded “Happy Tours, Inc.” to provide tour services for travelers. Helen worked for Shop Rite for many years. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend Helen’s Catholic graveside service on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 11 am at New Saint Mary’s Cemetery: 515 West Browning Road, Bellmawr, NJ 08031. Location and grave number will be listed on funeral home website. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.comunder the obituary of Helen I. Hansen. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCann-Healey Funeral Home Gloucester City Ph: 856 – 456 -1142 Please meet at Section O, Lot... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS NEWS: Big Rube Comes to Thomas Murphy's Tavern, Gloucester City

Derek Timm | Special to CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 10, 2021)--A few weeks ago Thomas Murphy's Pub, 157 SOUTH BURLINGTON STREET, teamed up with one the guys who made Mitchell and Ness a global brand and is known as a fried chicken aficionado. SEE FULL MENU Thomas Murphy's Pub 157 S Burlington Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030 (856) 432-6317 HOURS Sunday to Saturday 11am to 10 pm 'Thomas Murphy's Pub has engaged Rueben "Big Rube" Harley, Philly’s beloved "fried chicken master," to sell his signature fried chicken and fried chicken sandwiches. Harley, a pop-up chef and photographer, is known locally and nationally for putting the Mitchell & Ness Nostalgia Company on the map in 2001. A West Philly native, Harley started a catering business... Read more →


Evelyn J Murdock, of Woodbury/Oaklyn, 93

Evelyn J. Murdock, age 93, of Woodbury, formerly of Oaklyn, passed away on January 1, 2021 at her home in Woodbury Mews, Woodbury, NJ. Ms. Murdock was born in Philadelphia where she spent her early years and had been a longtime resident of Oaklyn, since 1988. She was a longtime and dedicated parishioner of St. Joseph The Worker Parish, St. Aloysius Church in Oaklyn and worked for the IRS in Philadelphia. Ms. Murdock had retired after 41 years. Evelyn is the daughter of the late Harry & his wife Cecelia (nee Hurley) Murdock. She is survived by her cousins; Joseph “Kelly” and his wife Marianne Ford, Patricia Scofield, Linda Ford-Shaw and Denise & her husband Scott Scragg. Evelyn is also survived and will be sadly... Read more →


A Tribute to Eugene "Jeep" MacAdams and His Five Brothers

CORRECTION William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Eugene "Jeep" MacAdams passed away on December 29, 2020, a few days after his 97th birthday. MacAdams was a retired Army First Sergeant who served 30 years in the New Jersey National Guard specifically the 114th Infantry, 50th Armored Division also known as the "Jersey Blues". He lived most of his life in Brooklawn, and he also spent several years in Florida and the South Jersey shore area. Jeep's parents and his siblings lived in the community of National Park, in Gloucester County. During WW II four of the six MacAdams' brothers served in the Armed Forces. They included: Charles W. MacAdams, US Army, Europe/ Normandy to Czech. Charles received three Purple Hearts and three Bronze Stars for... Read more →


Random Photos of Washington DC Protest

UPDATED 1/6/21 UPDATED 1/7/21 photos by CNBNews photographer BettyAnn KURKIAN RELATED: CC Democrat Chairman Says Assault on the Capitol was Fueled by the President GUEST OPINION: Why We Oppose Biden's Remark 'Lets All Be A "United States" Again' The Political Elite's $2.3 Trillion Omnibus Bill is Full of Wasteful Spending GUEST OPINION: "All Ya Can Do Is Laugh Somedays" Are Organized Anarchists Behind The Protests? Read more →


Privately Run South Jersey Veterans Center Needs A New Roof; Can You Help?

Bob Kotter, of Gloucester City and Kathleen Van Stine (CNBNews photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews LINDENWOLD, NJ (December 30, 2020)--In 2015 Michael and Kathleen Van Stine founded the SpectraCare® Foundation using Michael's $130,000 retirement fund to launch the project. The Foundation will help veterans (Veterans Assist), senior citizens (Seniors Advantage), and animals in need (Paws Plus). "That retirement fund was every cent in our savings; today we both live on what we receive from Social Security," she said. Kotter, who is a volunteer member of the organization's advisory board said, "We're trying to put together a veteran Center with no government money. We have the building, we have construction covered, electrical covered, plumbing covered, HVAC covered. We have a doctor, a nurse, an... Read more →


Deptford Skating Ring: $20 For 4 General Admissions/4 Fun Zone Passes (Reg. $46)

Business Highlights Fun for all ages 15,000 sq. ft. indoor skating rink Business Details https://www.dscdeptford.com/ Business Details indoor activity About This Deal You’ve got a brand new pair of roller skates or roller blades and Deptford Skating Center has the key. More accurately, this fun Deal provides the key to a fantastically entertaining time at Deptford Skating Center. Enjoy skating admission and Fun Zone passes for four, a $46 value, for only $20. Fine Print Merchant will abide by gift certificate state laws. No cash or credit back. Each certificate must be used in one visit. Not valid on tax or gratuity. Limit one certificate per visit. Certificate cannot be used in conjunction with any other certificate, coupon, special or promotion published by Gloucestercitynews.net as... Read more →


Raquel Kenyon of Woodbury Graduates from Georgia Southwestern State University

AMERICUS, GA (12/18/2020)-- Raquel Kenyon of Woodbury graduated from Georgia Southwestern State University during the Fall 2020 Commencement Ceremony held on Saturday, December 12 in the Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center. GSW recognized Spring, Summer, and Fall graduates in the Class of 2020 across four smaller, socially-distanced ceremonies. Kenyon earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in management. "It was a great day," said GSW President Neal Weaver, Ph.D. "This is one of the most important days of our graduates' lives, and certainly the most anticipated day on our campus, so we had to figure out a way to make in-person graduation happen. The day may have been long, but it was absolutely worth every bit of it to honor all of our 2020... Read more →


IT AIN'T OVER TILL IT'S OVER

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Here we are eight days after the 2020 election and we still don't have a decisive winner. President Donald Trump has announced he is contesting the results. And, there is a general consensus the outcome of the contest will be decided by the nine Justices in the U.S. Supreme Court. Tuesday the General Service Administration told the Biden campaign, "GSA administrator, Emily Murphy, will only initiate the transition when a “clear winner is clear based on the process laid out in the Constitution.” Also, on Tuesday, 10 attorney generals filed an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit from Pennsylvania Republicans and asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that extended the deadline for mail-in ballots in... Read more →


Teenager and Two Adults Injured in Shooting at the Club Champagne Parking Lot

(WESTVILLE, NJ--SEPTEMBER 30, 2020)-Westville police reported that three people were in critical condition following a shooting outside of the Club Champagne, Crown Point Road, Westville.P The police said responded to a call that shots were fired. When they arrived at the scene at 10 p.m. they found numerous shell casings in the parking lot. Police said they found no shooting victim (s). Investigators said the three male victims arrived at nearby hospitals in private vehicles. Police said one victim suffered a gunshot wound to the head. A 17-year-old was shot in the chest. A 20-year-old was wounded in the abdomen. The motive for the shooting is under investigation. Read more →


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, from teller to lending, customer service, and even operations.” Now, Buretta reports to Investors Bank’s Head of Business and Government Banking, Michael MacIntyre, and... 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 new asphalt approaches for a safer and smoother railroad crossing. Local access will be maintained for residents and businesses. The following detours will be... 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 across our great nation as well as any Rams living or studying abroad College Corner: Featuring our most recent Rams alumni who are currently... 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 numbers in the nation. During the 71 days that have passed since the first death from the virus in New Jersey, elementary and secondary... 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 especially during a time when we are focused on our family’s wellbeing. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This month and throughout the... 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 all recreational and social gatherings in New Jersey to 50 people or fewer. It also closed restaurants — except for takeout and delivery service... 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, who oversees the GCAS said, “This one-day adoption event features reduced-price and waived fees for dogs and cats. We’re hoping that this reduced cost... 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 these services.” The award granted to Gloucester County will provide funds to administer the intake and eligibility determination of prospective beneficiaries of the LIHEAP... 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 the account. **There is no Prize** The scammers keep their victims money. They can be threatening, relentless and manipulative. They commonly prey on older... 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 Theater Medal, Asiatic Pacific Medal, Victory Medal and Meritorious Mast. Mack retired as a supervisor for the Department of Sanitation for New York City.... 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 signed detour will be in place until approximately 3 p.m.: I-295 southbound Exit 25A to Route 47 southbound detour: (Thursday, January 16 9 a.m.... 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 damage. This vehicle was sought in connection with the suspected murder of Blackwell-Jacobs. The Monroe Township Police Department, in conjunction with the Gloucester County... 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 men are scheduled for a first appearance on the charges in Superior Court in Mercer County on January 7, 2020. It is alleged that... 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 Woodbury (Burlington City) at the luncheon. Coach Scott BittnerRichard Stockton University Scott Bittner is in his fourth year as Stockton’s head men’s basketball coach... 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, all attendees of the Citizen Police Academy will be trained in the use of CPR for the home. For more information or to sign... 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 family or for a large group, Pitman is always in great condition with wide fairways and soft, smooth greens that will keep your putts... 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, educational, and work-based services. Their goal is to make profound, positive differences in people's lives every day, helping clients build the skills and access... 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 annual18th Century Field Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, "The JonasCattell Run and Eighteenth-Century Field day are... 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 1, 2019, Szymanski arranged to meet the fictional teen in West Deptford and drive him back to his house to perform sexual acts. When... 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.” Skilled in the operation of commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning; plumbing; electrical; and life safety systems, Mr. Nagy holds two Emergency Management certificates... 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 Paulsboro Police Department. 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. The ability to ensure the health and safety of students and staff is starting to emerge as a secondary reason — maybe even a... 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 humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is... 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. Gray (Lynn), and Donald W. Gray, MD (Bonnie); grandchildren, Curtis, Adam (Kyle), Brian, and Daniel; and great-grandchild, Dalton. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may... 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 at this time. 2.The area with the highest potential for severe storms today is southeast Pennsylvania (including Philadelphia), southern New Jersey, and Delmarva. However,... 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 President Steve Sweeney, Sens. Paul Sarlo and Steve Oroho and Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald unveiled a package of "Path to Progress" bills designed... 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 MAPLE SHADE – Stephen Fox MARLTON – Ethan Brudno; Karen Bulaong; Jessica Hwang; Alexandra Makar; Elizabeth Popov; Dominic Scola; Gabriella Valentin MEDFORD – Kyle... 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 Athletic Department. For more information please contact Pat Moughan 609-970-1822 or via e-mail at patrickmoughan@gmail.com 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 open accounts, make deposits, and get access to cash. Meanwhile, you can monitor all of your transactions online. With an online bank, however, you... 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 their opponents 86-10. Rams designated hitter Lillo Paxia got a double in the 2nd and scored on a bunt laid down by Luke Lesch.... 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 staff, but that no documents or permit applications discussing development of the site since 2016 mentions the site is intended to be used for... 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 to lend a helping hand wherever it was needed. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him He is the... 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. Kids 3-12 are welcome to this Juneteenth themed story time with Mrs. B. This afternoon event will feature stories, crafts, and snacks. Free and... Read more →