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Bellmawr Waterfront Traffic Study Progressing

The Borough of Bellmawr contracted with McMahon Transportation Engineers & Planners in 2015 to provide traffic engineering consulting services associated with the Missing Moves project and proposed waterfront development in the Bellmawr area.

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Photo Gallery: Demolition of the Bellmawr Walgreens Store

On Friday, demolition work began, which will make way for a new Royal Farms store. Royal Farms picked Bellmawr as one of its sites as it expands into South Jersey.

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Former Walgreens Site Provides Unique Training Opportunity For Bellmawr FD

In advance of the impending demolition of the former Bellmawr Walgreens store, which will make way for a new Royal Farms, members of the Bellmawr Fire Department capitalized on a unique opportunity to use the empty commercial building for training purposes. On Monday night, approximately 25 members of the all-volunteer Department attended the training session […]

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Philly Pretzel Factory Now Open at New Mt. Ephraim Location

The Philly Pretzel Factory is officially open for business at its new spacious location at 301 S. Black Horse Pike in Mt. Ephraim.

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Bellmawr’s Buddy Robinson Traded to San Jose

Bellmawr’s Buddy Robinson has been traded to the San Jose Sharks and will be assigned to their AHL affiliate, the Barracuda, according to a Sharks’ news release issued yesterday. The trade was also announced on Twitter. In the trade, the club acquired right wingers Buddy Robinson, Zack Stortini, and a 2017 seventh-round draft selection from the Ottawa […]

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33 Motorists Charged With Alcohol/Drug Influenced Driving Offenses From Drive Sober Get Pulled Over Campaign

As a result of the statewide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign that took place during the last three weeks of December, Gloucester County police officers on special patrols targeted impaired drivers. Thirty-three motorists were charged with alcohol or drug-influenced driving offenses. In all, the total number of motor vehicle violations issued amounted to […]

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Bellmawr Police Department Honored As Triton’s Hometown Heroes

The Bellmawr Police Department was recently honored as “Hometown Heroes” by Triton Regional High School. Chief Willam Walsh of the Bellmawr Police Department was joined by Triton students and Cpl. Arty Tessier, Ptl. Jared Walton, Ptl. Kevin Stinger, Capt. Scott Parker, Cpl. John Mader, Cpl. Ron Miller, and Ptl. Anthony Franklin. (Image credit: Melissa Sheppard). […]

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K9 Remi Retires From Westville PD After Many Years of Service

Today marks the last working day for a distinguished member of the Westville Police Department: Remi, the K9. Remi will be working the streets during his final shift with his handler, Patrolman Brian Ewe, just as he has for many years before easing into a “well earned retirement.” On its Facebook page, the Westville PD […]

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SJO’s Year in Review: People Who Made a Difference in 2016

  What a difference a year makes. As 2016 draws to a close, SJO takes a look back at the stories that featured organizations or people who are making a difference in our communities. In this post, SJO highlights some of those people – from students spearheading a homeless project, to police and fire personnel […]

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Old Salem Pike to Close for Brooklawn Circle Improvement Project

Old Salem Pike in Brooklawn, N.J. will be closed beginning 7:00 a.m. on December 19 from Route 130 to Creek Road, as the Brooklawn Circle Improvement Project advances. Freeholder Susan Shin Angulo has been informed by the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) that the work will continue for several months. Detour Information The following […]