News for Gloucester City and the Surrounding Areas of South Jersey and Philadelphia

Big Plays The Difference As Shepherd Beats Kutztown

KUTZTOWN, Pa. -- Big plays proved to be a difference maker all day for Shepherd, but none bigger than a Tyson Bagent to Marlon Cook 70-yard touchdown pass with two minutes remaining that broke a 35-all tie and sent the Rams to a 42-35 PSAC East victory over the Kutztown University football team on Family Day Saturday afternoon at Andre Reed Stadium. The highly anticipated showdown between division titans did not disappoint. Kutztown came in having defeated Shepherd on the Rams' home field during the regular season in each of the last two seasons, but Shepherd exacted a measure of... Read more →


The Story Behind The Story: Let's Talk Trivia...

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Columnist Did you know...that former presidents cannot drive themselves on public roads? This was a result of JFK's assassination. President Johnson was the last one to drive himself on a public road. source https://www.dreamstime.com/ Did you know...the time difference between 1918 to 1970 is equal to the time difference between 1970 and today? Did you know...We used to have nine planets? In 2006 the smallest and farthest away planet was demoted, leaving our solar system with only eight planets. Did you know...There are no living five-star generals/admirals and probably never will be again? There are disputes... Read more →


Mona Waters, of Bellmawr age 85

Mona "Mo" M. Waters (nee Martinsen), on September 15, 2022, of Bellmawr; formerly of Camden. Age 85. Beloved wife of the late Thomas J. Waters, Sr. Devoted mother of Thomas J. Waters, Jr. (Anita) and Martin W. Waters (Laura). Loving "Mo" of Erica (David). Great grandma of Shayla. Dear sister of the late William and James Martinsen. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mo retired from Bellmawr Courts as a Court Clerk after 12 years. Mo was a member of the Bellmawr Democrat's Club and the Mullica Hill Doll Club. She was a long-time member and Eucharistic minister of... Read more →


Flu Shots Announced for Camden County Residents

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Board of Commissioners has scheduled 14 locations for the 2022 Seasonal Influenza Immunization Program. As is the tradition, the program begins at the annual Senior Health Fair, which this year takes place on Oct. 5 at the Scottish Rite Ballroom, 315 White Horse Pike in Collingswood, starting at 10:00 a.m. and continuing through 1:00 p.m. “Every year the flu sickens thousands of people and in some extreme cases can be a deadly virus. That said, we can avoid this virus by getting our flu shot and the Health Department is here to help,” said Commissioner... Read more →


JOAN BROOKS, of Bellmawr, age 88

Joan A. Brooks (nee Myers), on September 18, 2022, of Bellmawr; formerly of Philadelphia. Age 88. Beloved wife for 66 years of the late Benjamin F. Brooks. Devoted mother of Benjamin (Lucy) and Sherry Verderame (Fran). Loving grandmother of Jason Brooks (Kelly), Brian Brooks (Lindsay), Chris Verderame and Nicole Ferrari (Rob). Great grandmother of Riley, Landon, Kayla, Charlie, Lyla, and Brooklynn. Joan was a great cook and always enjoyed cooking for her family and friends, especially for the Thursday "family dinners". She enjoyed shopping sprees with her grandchildren and the times she would spend at the Jersey shore. She was... Read more →


Tale of the Trails to the Creek to Be Held as Part of Camden County History Month

Camden County, NJ—The Gloucester Township Historic and Scenic Preservation Committee invites the public to join us for the Tale of the Trails to the Creek on Sunday, October 9, 2022 and Sunday, October 23, 2022 from 1-4pm at the historic 1756 Gabreil Daveis Tavern Museum house and grounds located at 500 Third Ave. Glendora, NJ 08029. The event will feature tours of the historic tavern museum along with guided trail walks, including our recently opened elevated walkway. Tale of the Trails to the Creek: Visitors will be invited to explore the newly installed elevated walkway on our trails to the... Read more →


Theodora Fifis, 77, of Brooklawn

Fifis,Theodora (nee Kontaxis), age 77, of Brooklawn on September 20, 2022. Beloved wife of the late George Fifis. Devoted mother of Emanuel Fifis of Brooklawn and Franceska (Jeffrey) DeMarco of Cherry Hill. Loving grandmother of Nicholas Fifis, Giorgia DeMarco, and Joseph DeMarco. Dear sister of George Kontaxis of Athens, Greece. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing Wednesday, September 28, 2022 from 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. at St Thomas Greek Orthodox Church, 615 Mercer St, Cherry Hill. NJ followed by funeral services at 11:00 a.m. Interment Locustwood Memorial Park Cherry Hill, NJ. Instead of flowers, donations may be made... Read more →


LOWER TOWNSHIP CRIME REPORT (9-12-22 to 9-18-22)

DOWN THE SHORE CNBNews graphic files The Lower Township Police Department responded to or initiated a total of 1204 calls, averaging a total of 172 calls per day. Police also made a total of 6 arrests during this period. Below is a breakdown of incidents by date: 9-12-22 Non-Criminal Incidents - 4 Fire Related Calls - 5 Motor Vehicle Accidents - 1 Traffic Enforcement - 17 Public Services – 108 Domestic Violence Incidents - 3 Burglary – Bayshore Rd., Fishing Creek Theft – E. Hudson Ave., Villas Theft – E. Miami Ave., Villas 9-13-22 Non-Criminal Incidents - 3 Fire Related... Read more →


Rowan's Football Home Opener Spoiled by Salve Regina QB Run with 21 Seconds Left

GLASSBORO, NJ -- Salve Regina's Jake Stack scored on a QB run with 21 seconds left to sour Rowan's home opener on Saturday as the Profs fell to the Seahawks, 28-24. Rowan looked like it had the game in hand a play earlier as the defense made a big stop on a fourth and goal from the seven but a personal foul penalty gave Salve Regina a first down at the three. Stack was able to get in the end zone for the eventual game-winning score. For the Profs, James Fara rushed for 103 yards on the ground while quarterback... Read more →


Camden County Prosecutors Office Honors K-9 Teams

Pictured are K9 Ace, Sergeant DeGregorio, K9 Rookie, and Detective Heron! Camden City, N.J.- As NATIONAL FORENSIC SCIENCE WEEK continues, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office would like to acknowledge our K9 team, canines ACE and Rookie, and their partners, Sergeant Michael DeGregorio and Detective William Heron. K9 Ace is a male black Labrador Retriever. K9 Ace joined the CCPO team in May 2019 when he was 3 years old. K9 Ace completed the New Jersey State Police K9 Association Narcotics Scent Detection Academy 10-week course in August 2019. K9 Ace serves in the CCPO Narcotics Unit, and he is a... Read more →


PHILLY AIDS THRIFT CELEBRATES ITS 17TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY

WITH THE RETURN OF THEIR FAMOUS OUTDOOR BLOCK PARTY AND FALL FESTIVAL Philadelphia, PA - Philly AIDS Thrift brings back their beloved block party and fall festival with a full day of free, family and fido-friendly fun! Philly AIDS Thrift 17th Anniversary Block Party will take place at the 700 blocks of S. 5th Street and E. Passyunk Avenue (between Bainbridge St. and Monroe St.) on Saturday, October 1, 2022, from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. In addition to commemorating seventeen successful years, the block party kicks off the Halloween season, which is the busiest time for the non-profit organization... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Seeking Serial ShopLifter (video)

SICKLERVILLE, NJ --(September 24, 2022)CNBNewsnet--On September 9th and 12th, 2022, the pictured suspect entered the Lowes Home Improvement Store on Cross Keys Road in the Sicklerville Section of Gloucester Township, selected several power tools, and flee the store without attempting to purchase the items. During one of the incidents, a witness observed the suspect in the pictured gray Nissan Rogue, possibly occupied with two other unknown suspects. The total loss is approximately $1,334.00. If you can identify the suspect in the video and photos call the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500, or call our GTPD Anonymous Crime Tip Line:... Read more →


Serapio Zapata, 58, of Sussex, DE., Cited for Illegal Dumping

Delaware Natural Resources Police Environmental Crimes Unit (ECU) arrested a Georgetown man Tuesday, Sept. 20, on a charge of illegal dumping on a public roadway. After an investigation by ECU officers, Serapio Zapata, 58, was issued an e-ticket with a fine of $637 for causing or contributing to the discharge of solid waste materials. DNREC reminds Delawareans and visitors to Keep DE Litter Free, not to litter, to help clean up our outdoor spaces, and protect the state’s unique natural heritage. About DNREC The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control protects and manages the state’s natural resources, protects... Read more →


Nancy L. Bernard age 63, of Vineland, formerly of Gloucester City

Nancy L. Bernard age 63, of Vineland, formerly of Gloucester City, NJ, passed away on September 16, 2022. Born in Camden she was the daughter of the late Bill and Betty (Cheesman) Bernard. Nancy lived in and was cared for by the staff at the Vineland Developmental Center in Vineland since 1964. She will be greatly missed by the staff and residents. Nancy is survived by her brothers, William “Ed” (Christine) Bernard, Bruce (late Mary) Bernard; nieces, Kristen Sentore (Mike); nephews, Bill Bernard (Diana), Sean Bernard (Erin), Michael Bernard (Jackie), Nick Bernard Joe Bernard (Krista); great-nieces, Sophie, Chloe, Gabriella; nephews,... Read more →


Down the Shore: Motorcycle Accident in North Cape May

North Cape May – On the afternoon of September 18, 2022, the Lower Township Police Department responded to Town Bank Road and Gorham Avenue for the report of a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle. The preliminary investigation revealed the motorcyclist was the only vehicle involved in the accident. The operator, a male in his twenties, was transported via medi-vac helicopter to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center. A portion of Town Bank Road was closed for approximately 2 hours while Lower Township Police investigated the accident. Assisting agencies included Town Bank Fire Dept., Inspira Health EMS, AtlantiCare Paramedics, and Erma Fire... Read more →


SEPTA Board Advances Two Major Initiatives: KOP Rail & Trolley Modernization

Property Acquisition Process to Begin for Norristown High-Speed Line Extension, New Trolley Facility PHILADELPHIA (September 22, 2022) – The SEPTA Board today approved measures that will allow for significant advances to two major initiatives of SEPTA Forward, the Authority’s Strategic Plan – King of Prussia Rail (KOP Rail) and Trolley Modernization. KOP Rail will extend the existing Norristown High-Speed Line (NHSL) four miles into King of Prussia, providing a “one-seat” ride from any station along the NHSL, including 69th Street Transportation Center in Upper Darby and Norristown Transportation Center. As part of the Project Development Phase, the Board voted to... Read more →


Rutger's President Holloway on the State of the University

Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway delivered an address to the University Senate on Friday, September 23, 2022. Boosting students’ success while creating a robust and engaging student experience is at the center of all Rutgers is working toward as the university moves beyond pandemic-posed challenges and changes, President Jonathan Holloway said in his address today to the University Senate. The president reaffirmed Rutgers’ commitment to build on efforts to better serve and support students, including improving online education experiences and expanding on the early success of the new summer service internship program for undergraduates. “If you’ve noticed a common thread among... Read more →


SEPTA Seeking Suggestions for Design Concepts for New Trolley Stations

PHILADELPHIA (September 21, 2022) - SEPTA today reached a key milestone in the Trolley Modernization Program with the release of design concepts for new trolley stations. SEPTA is offering the public a number of opportunities to share their feedback, starting with a virtual Transit Talk tonight. Trolley Modernization is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform the nation’s largest trolley network, delivering benefits across the region. It is a key initiative of SEPTA Forward, the Authority’s Strategic Plan, to create a “lifestyle transit network” connecting to destinations across the region by providing accessible, fast, and easy service on the trolley system. Many... Read more →


Multi-Alarm Fire in Glendora, No Injuries Reported

GLENDORA, NJ (September 23, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--On Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at approximately 4:44 PM, the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to Hartford Drive in the Glendora section of Gloucester Township for a report of a dwelling fire. Arriving officers found fire and smoke conditions coming from the roof and interior of the home. As Gloucester Township Fire Departments were arriving, officers ensured that the residence and neighboring homes were evacuated as a precaution. Gloucester Township Fire Department Stations 81 Glendora Fire Company, 82 Chews Landing Fire Department and 88 Gloucester Twp. Squad 88 along with Runnemede, Bellmawr, Somerdale, and Magnolia Fire... Read more →


ARDMORE FESTIVAL SET TO DEBUT IN DOWNTOWN ARDMORE 

* New event takes everything you loved about Ardmore Oktoberfest and adds even more food, drink, entertainment and businesses to the Fall Festival mix * Ardmore, PA – The 1st Annual Fall for Ardmore Festival, featuring a VIP Beer Garden is happening on Schauffele Plaza (parking lot adjacent to Tired Hands Fermentaria) on Saturday, September 24, 2022, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm. Downtown Ardmore will be alive with shopping, food, beer, music, and fun activities for the whole family. Tired Hands Brewing Co., Levante Brewery, and Iron Hill Brewery will bring several beer selections that include local and seasonal favorites. Jack... Read more →


Atco Bank Robbery: Can You Identify The Suspect?

Suspect's image from bank cameras Camden City, N.J.- Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man who robbed a bank in Atco on Thursday afternoon, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Waterford Township Police Chief Dan Cormaney. On Thursday, September 22, 2022, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Waterford Township Police Department responded to the Truist Bank located at 249 White Horse Pike in Atco for a bank robbery that occurred at approximately 4:22 pm. The suspect, shown in surveillance images below, was described as a Hispanic male wearing a dark jacket and mask. The investigation... Read more →


Philadelphia Police Investigating Two Indecent Assaults at Subway Train Stations

The Broad Street Subway is operated by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA). It is one of Philadelphia’s three heavy-rail rapid-transit lines, the other two being the Market-Frankford Subway-Elevated and the PATCO line to New Jersey. Indecent Assault—1600 S. Broad Street On Monday, September 19, 2022, between 10:30 pm and 11:45 pm, the victim was on the platform of the Tasker/Morris Subway Station waiting for the southbound train when she was approached by an unknown light-skinned Black or Hispanic male wearing a white hat, white hooded sweatshirt, and light-colored basketball shorts. The unidentified male asked the complainant for a kiss,... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Under Gov. Hochul Penn Station Has Gotten Worst

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on NY Gov. Hochul: The Catholic League’s offices are located directly across the street from Penn Station. No area in New York City has deteriorated more than this—it is Manhattan's filthiest and most dangerous spot. Former Mayor Bill de Blasio did more to create this mess than anyone; the current mayor, Eric Adams, has not done nearly enough to rectify it. The person most to blame today is unquestionably Gov. Kathy Hochul. Unlike most parts of New York, this area has no neighborhood. It is home to the train station, Madison Square Garden, Macy’s,... Read more →


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