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Dolores "Doris" Adamski, of Gloucester City

Gloucester City – On May 23, 2020, Age 86. (nee Dickerson) born on April 2, 1935 in South Philadelphia to John and Dorothy Dickerson (nee Weist). Doris and Edward attended grammar school together at St. Phillips Grammar School. Doris attended Hallahan High School. While at Hallahan, she was crowned May Queen. After high school, Edward joined the Air Force. Doris would take piano lessons at the convent and was studying to be a nun. She asked God for a sign. She received a letter from... Read more →


Rev. Francis J. Gramigna, Guidance Director, Cooper Chaplain, Parish Pastor, Camden Catholic HS Alum

Rev. Francis J. Gramigna Egg Harbor Township – On May 22, 2020. Age 83. Loving son of the late Joseph and Jane Gramigna. Devoted brother of Kathleen “Cass” (late Edward) Garrity and Charles (late Claire) Gramigna, and Sister-in-law Mary Gramigna. Predeceased by Mary (Louis) Lippa, Joan (Thomas) Campbell, Rose (Patrick) McShane, Joseph (Patricia) Gramigna, Edward Gramigna, Sr. Dear uncle of 48 nieces and nephews, and too many great-nieces and great-nephews to count. Father Frank was born in Oaklyn and was a graduate of Camden Catholic... Read more →


Aloysius (Alajos) N. Remetei, 88, of Westville

Aloysius (Alajos) N. Remetei, 88, of Westville, NJ passed away peacefully on May 20, 2020. He was born in Budapest, Hungary, on December 5, 1931 to the late Alajos & Rozina Remetei. Due to his political beliefs he became a Hungarian Freedom Fighter and was imprisoned for those beliefs. After escaping to Austria, he met the love of his life, Gabriela on Christmas Day in 1956. In 1957 he then immigrated to the United States to become a U.S. Citizen. After two years of exchanging... Read more →


Kennedy Responds to Jeff Van Drew’s Appointment to Trump Campaign Fundraising Committee 

Instead of raising money for Trump, Van Drew should be fighting to get more money and resources for South Jersey Brigantine, NJ- Today, NJ.com reported that Jeff Van Drew is one of only 22 House Republicans appointed to the “House Congressional Captains” program that will help raise money for Donald Trump’s re-election campaign. Amy Kennedy released the followingstatement: With 100,000 Americans now dead from coronavirus and people across South Jersey struggling to stay safe and pay the bills, it is outrageous that Jeff Van Drew... Read more →


Obituary: Richard Kruse

On May 14, 2020. Age 39. Survived by many loving caregivers and friends. Interment will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Richard Kruse. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Obituary: Rosie Lee Knight of Sicklerville

On May 16, 2020. Age 82. Of Sicklerville. Formerly of Philadelphia and Newburgh, NY. Survived by Jeffery Knight and Veronica Knight. Daughter of the late Thomas and Pauline Bethea. Rossie worked many years for the US Postal service and as a ward clerk at St. Luke’s Hospital in Newburgh, NY. A Private Memorial will be held on Friday, May 22, 2020 at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Rossie Lee Knight. Funeral Arrangements... Read more →


New Jersey Faces $10 Billion Revenue Deficit

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey is facing a nearly $10 billion revenue shortfall through the end of fiscal year 2021, according to a report issued by state Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic file A $2.72 billion deficit is projected for the remainder of fiscal 2020, which was extended from June 30 to Sept. 30. A deficit of $7.2 billion is projected by the end of fiscal 2021. The state saw a steep decline in revenues in... Read more →


Local Police Arrest 37-Year-Old Sicklerville Man for Pointing a Loaded Handgun, Possession of CDS

CRIME REPORT GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 22, 2020)--Gloucester City Police, on May 15, were dispatched to the area of Broadway and Chambers for a male pointing a handgun while inside of the vehicle. An officer observed the suspect vehicle turning onto Bergen Street as the call was being dispatched. A motor vehicle stop was conducted on Burlington and Somerset Streets. Darrell Jenkins (37) of Sicklerville was placed under arrest after officers observed a fully loaded handgun and CDS inside of the vehicle. There were also... Read more →


CNBNews April & May Cheers and Jeers

"No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow." ~MAYA ANGELOU JEER--Did you see the massive graffiti (right-hand top of photo)on the ramp on the 295 Missing Moves project in Bellmawr? Those responsible have added to the cost of the $180 million projects since their scribble will have to be removed. A Hiss! Boo! to whoever is supposed to be keeping the vandals away from that area. No doubt the police are spending their... 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... Read more →


Gloucester City's Proposed 2020 Budget $20.5 Million; Municipal Taxes Increase $90 Annually

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 21, 2020)----Gloucester City Mayor Daniel T. Spencer, Jr. has proposed a 2020 spending plan for Gloucester City to be introduced at tonight's council meeting, May 21. The new budget will maintain all municipal services along with maintaining the current water/sewer utility rates. Spencer released the following statement: "Due to the COVID-19 pandemic response, the municipal employees have had to work under different conditions, but continue to exceed expectations due to the circumstances. I want to thank each and every employee of... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Alert: Elder Bail Scams

(Gloucester Township, NJ)(May 21, 2020)--The Gloucester Township Police Department wants you to help keep your family safe from scams by staying informed. Here are some tips from the National Consumers League. The victim is urged not to tell anyone, such as the parent of the “grandchild” because they do not want them to find out about the trouble they've gotten themselves into. The grandparent never hears from their fake grandchild again and is tricked out of hundreds or even thousands of dollars. To detect and... Read more →


Video: Bellmawr Police Arrest Atilis Gym Customer

Philadelphia Inquirer Youtube video (Gloucestercitynews.net)--BELLMAWR NJ (May 20, 2020)--Police arrested an Atilis Gym patron on Tuesday, May 19 and, charged him with violating Gov. Man arrested for violating stay at home order and refusing to give his name Murphy's stay at home order and police obstruction, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. He allegedly refused to give his name and personal information to the arresting officers. On Monday morning a crowd of 200 plus people rallied outside of the gym to support the owners, Ian Smith... Read more →


What Has Happened To Our Beloved America?

Earl Foster | Guest Columnist (Gloucestercitynews.net)--What has happened to our beloved America? The one known "Land of the free, home of the brave" has now become "Land of the frightened, home of the easily controlled" over a virus. Couple this with the misinformation, media and political manipulation that has driven Americans into a frenzy of fear that has left them hiding in their homes afraid to go out at all, while the Government is busy releasing inmates from prison, furthering their political agendas, and helping... Read more →


Joseph L. Bush, of Runnemede

Jospeh L. Bush, 91 years young, died May 18 surrounded by family members. Joe was born in Philadelphia, one of six children. His brothers Charles and Frank and sisters Dorothy and Kathleen predeceased him. His sister Mary Devlin of Philadelphia survives him. Joe was happily married to Sophia Bider and Mary Evans Vohringer, both of whom predeceased him. His stepchildren, who called him their other father, survive him: Betty (Charles) Kemeny, Charlotte Lafferty, Barbara (Daniel) Stebbins, Mary Vohringer and John Sweet and James (Edie) Vohringer.... Read more →


Camden County Virtual Town Hall Today

Today, at noon, I am joining Camden County Government officials for a virtual town hall discussion to talk to you all directly about COVID-19 and address your questions and concerns. Wednesday, May 20 at 12:00 PM Streamed live on: Facebook.com/DonaldNorcrossNJ I will join Camden County Freeholder Director Lou Cappelli and Camden County Freeholder Melinda Kane for a virtual town hall on COVID-19 to discuss the House’s passage of the Heroes Act, testing in South Jersey, the path forward to reopening and more. Participants will respond... Read more →


Growing Up Gloucester: Stuebings Appliance Basketball Team 1955

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ: The Carmen Palmiero League teams played in the Mary Ethel Costello High School, which later became the ME Costello Elementary School. Pictured (kneeling l. to r. )unknown, Bart Rettew, Joe Battersby, Jan Ferry, John Rowand. Standing (kneeling l. to r. )-Coach unknown, Fred Anzide, Rick Gonzales, unknown, Rocky Gianavito, unknown, unknown, unknown. Photo provided by Joe Battersby Related: Gloucester City History Gloucester City LIONS ALUMNI RAMS ALUMNI Memories Album Memories Album #2 Read more →


Cape May Point Store Owner Cited for Violating Gov's Mandate; Police Feel Disrespected

source Sunset Beach Gift Shop (Gloucestercitynews.net)CAPE MAY POINT, NJ (May 18, 2020)—Lower Township Police were summoned to the Sunset Beach Gift Shop, Cape May Point on Saturday by an anonymous person who alleged the store owner was operating his gift shop and miniature golf course in violation of the Governor's COVID-19 executive order. An argument between the police and business owner and the business owner's son ensued. Police Chief William Mastriana issued the following statement today about the incident. In response to recent reports on... Read more →


ATILIS GYM REMAINS OPEN DESPITE VIOLATING EXECUTIVE ORDER

Police Officer: "You are all in violation of the Executive Order. You all have a good day." The crowd erupted in cheers and chants of USA! BELLMAWR NJ (May 18, 2020)--THE owner (s) of the ATILIS GYM in Bellmawr were able to remain open, despite the fact that they were in violation of the Governor's executive order, according to Fox News 29 Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer said "Anyone who patronizes a business that is open in violation of an executive order could face criminal... Read more →


Maryland Fishing Report; Strange, Difficult Times

by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Brothers Cole and Isaac Marble got to enjoy some trout fishing recently with their dad and take some trout home for dinner. Photo by Tom Marble What strange and difficult times the past two months have been for all — if it has been inconvenient for some, remember that it has been devastating to others. With the allowance of additional outdoor recreation under the governor’s stay at home order, we can enjoy fishing as long as we... Read more →


Prosecutor Threatening to Fine People for Visiting ATILIS Gym/Other Places Required to Remain Closed

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (Gloucestercitynews.net)(May18, 2020)--Camden City, N.J. –Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer is threatening to fine people up to $1,000 for visiting places such as recreational and entertainment businesses, movie theaters, gyms, bars, Jill Mayer hair salons, retail shopping malls, tattoo parlors. Those facilities are required to remain closed until the order is lifted. "While the Governor’s most recent Executive Order shows that slow, planned steps are being taken to safely reopen New Jersey businesses, functions, and facilities like parks, construction, and... Read more →


Sister Virginia O'Hare, former Principal of the Sacred Heart School, Mt. Ephraim

Sr. Virginia O’Hare SUSC (Sister Agnes William) May 4, 1925~ April 20, 2020 Sister Virginia O’Hare (Sr. Agnes William) SUSC died April 20 at The Jewish Home of Fall River. She was born in Fall River, the daughter of the late William and Mary (Sullivan) O’Hare. Sr Virginia would have celebrated her 95th birthday on May 4. In addition to her Holy Union Sisters, her sister Angela Hopkins, her brother William and his wife Patricia, nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews survive her. She was predeceased... Read more →


GROWING UP GLOUCESTER! Memorial AA Basketball

Memorial AA basketball team who played in the Gloucester City Carmen Palmiero League. Year mid-1950's. The games were played in the Mary Ethel Costello High School, which later became the elementary school Standing: (from L. to R.)Ray Marcucci, Bob McCaughey, unknown, Jungle Murphy, Al Brandt, unknown, Coach Bill Powell Sitting (L. to R.) Joe Connelly, Knute Cogan, Bob Miller, George Tennenberg, Doug Brown unknown, Gene Spence, Vince DiGiacomo, Edgar Peltz Sr. RELATED: Gloucester City History Gloucester City LIONS ALUMNI RAMS ALUMNI Read more →


Patricia Comes, of Totowa

On May 1, 2020. Age 76. Born in Newark, NJ to Pauline Comes. Formerly of Totowa. Burial will take place privately. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Patricia Comes. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: MCCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Joanne Brown, of Rocky Mountain, NC

On May 2, 2020. Age 78. Born in Rocky Mountain, NC on Sept. 26, 1941. Burial will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Joanne Brown. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Gloucester City PD Weekly Crime Report May 8-14

(GLOUCESTER CITY NJ)(May 15, 2020)--The Gloucester City Police released the following report on crime events in the City during the period of May 8 to May 14. 05/08 at 1453 officers responded to the Dollar Tree on S. Broadway to remove a group of juvenile males. The manager recognized the males from a previous shoplifting and advised the group that they had to leave the store. The juvenile males began harassing the manager and also began throwing objects at the store window. The juveniles left... Read more →


Good News, Bad News, Gym Goes Rogue, Memories

TIPS AND SNIPPETS William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GOOD NEWS! Housing Violator Stopped—A number of residents contacted CNBNews on Tuesday after reading a Facebook advertisement regarding a boarding house opening in a longtime residential property in the unit block of North Harley Avenue. The advertisement pertained to three rooms in the bungalow that was available. The upstairs attic and two rooms on the floor below. It mentioned there was good parking available and a large basement for storage. The Facebook ad showed the inside... Read more →


Road Construction to Close Portions of I-295 South

I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to Route 42 southbound/I-295 southbound to be closed and detoured tonight Signed detour will be in place overnight (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced an overnight closure of the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Friday, May 15, until 6 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, May 16, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., will close the I-295 southbound ramp to Route... Read more →


Phyllis Harding (nee Cotton) of Collingswood, NJ, formerly of Gloucester City and Trenton

Phyllis Harding COLLINGSWOOD Phyllis Harding (nee Cotton) of Collingswood, NJ, formerly of Gloucester City and Trenton, NJ, was 73 years old and died May 10 at Care One Harmony Village in Moorestown after a 10 year battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was predeceased by her father, Thomas Cotton, mother, Phyllis (Trovillo), and sister, "Tiny" Sandoval. Survived by husband, Robert Harding, sons, Forrest (Colleen) and Kyle (Lawana), grandchildren, Dylan, Sara, Forrest and Kylie, and many nieces and nephews. She was born in Camden and raised in... Read more →


Joseph Eldridge, age 81, formerly of Jersey City

On April 23, 2020. Age 81. Born in Queens, NY. Formerly of Jersey City, NJ. Predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Elizabeth. Joseph's interment will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Joseph Eldridge. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Philip Calvin Hayes, age 69, formerly of Willingboro

On May 10, 2020. Age 69. Formerly of Willingboro. Born in Lancaster, PA on October 16, 1950 to the late Edwin C. and Orpha Hayes (nee Eshleman). Survived by his sister, Sara Doster. Predeceased by his twin brother, Paul. Philip will be interred privately with his late brother in the West Green Tree Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Elizabethtown, PA. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Philip C. Hayes. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL... Read more →


Constance R. Wilke, age 76 of Gloucester City; Retired Bellmawr School Teacher

Gloucester City – On May 7, 2020. Age 76. (nee Wojtkowiak). Loving wife of 42 years to the late Alvin F. Wilke, Jr. Beloved mother of Joseph A. Wilke and Suzanne R. McNally. Cherished grandmother of Alexander and Elysia McNally. Beloved sister of Matthew S. Wojtkowiak (Diane) and Regina Marie Butterworth (John). Connie was a lifelong parishioner of St. Joseph’s Church in Camden. She was a retired school teacher from Bellmawr School district. Due to current restrictions placed on funerals, Connie’s funeral services will be... Read more →


Rocco Anthony Ward, Jr, age 29, of Gloucester City, USPS Employee, GHS 2009 Alumnus

Gloucester City – On May 9, 2020, at age 29, Rocco passed away following a 29 day fight against COVID-19. Beloved son of Rocco A. Ward, Sr. and his wife, Joyce Ward and the late Lisa Ann Vojtecky, Great grandmother Naomi Charlotte Ward, Loving brother of Deanna Marie Vojtecky, Adam Joseph Ward, Jeremy Michael Ward, Joseph Michael Ward and Gage Anthony Ward. Cherished grandson of Linda Ward Szymanski (Frank) and the late Joseph and Delores Vojtecky. Cherished Godson of Kim Chiodo and Harold Michael Ward.... Read more →


Route 42 southbound ramps to and from Creek Road to be closed and detoured

Overnight as Missing Moves project advances in Camden County Overnight detours this week in preparation of bridge demolition (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the Route 42 southbound ramps to and from Creek Road will be closed and detoured overnight this week as the Missing Moves project between I-295 and Route 42, advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, May 12 until 5 a.m. Wednesday, May 13, again from 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, until 5... Read more →