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Wawa Seeks Approval To Build New Store, Fueling Station at Metro Diner Site

LCP Brooklawn has applied to the Brooklawn Planning Board “for preliminary and final major site plan approval, with variances, to demolish an existing diner and construct a new Wawa convenience store and fueling station, with parking, lighting and related site improvements.” The Brooklawn Planning Board meets June 14th.

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Mt. Ephraim, Gloucester City & Westville Fire Depts. Awarded $466,667 Grant

Gloucester City, Mount Ephraim and Westville Fire Departments have been awarded a $466,667 federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG).

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Join Together Atlantic County Announces Winners of Underage Drinking PSA Contest

Join Together Atlantic County has announced the winners of its underage drinking PSA contest for students in 6th through 8th graders in Atlantic County. The contest theme was the dangers of underage drinking or providing alcohol to those under 21.

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3rd Grade Alice Costello Students Celebrate Arbor Day With Special Guests & Tree Dedication

Third grade students from Brooklawn’s Alice Costello Elementary School celebrated Arbor Day with the help of the Shade Tree Commission and several other special guests. A Swamp White Oak tree was planted for the class of 2022.

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Bellmawr Council Approves Attorney for Landfill Closure & Independent Investigator

Bellmawr Boro Council approved an attorney regarding the closure of the Creek Road landfill. Council also approved an independent investigator with regard to an alleged dispute.

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Bellmawr’s Kennedy Blvd. To Be Reconstructed, Thanks to a $217K NJDOT Grant

Bellmawr’s Kennedy Boulevard will be reconstructed, thanks to a $217,000 Municipal Aid Grant from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT).

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Woodbury, Bellmawr Men Plead Guilty to Robberies

Albert Anderson, of Woodbury, and Joshua Gibson, of Bellmawr entered guilty pleas for their involvement in a series of robberies that occurred in 2012.

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Bellmawr Council OK’s Special Counsel to Investigate Alleged Incident Between Boro Employees & Councilman

Bellmawr Council took a straw vote which gives the go ahead for independent counsel to begin investigating a May 11 incident that allegedly took place between Borough employees and a sitting Councilman.

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Site Work Underway at East Greenwich Royal Farms Location

Site work is now underway for the Royal Farms that will be constructed at the location of the closed Berkley Diner in East Greenwich.

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South Jersey Observer Wins Prestigious Tim O’Brien Journalism Award

South Jersey Observer (SJO) has won the prestigious 2017 Tim O’Brien Award in the annual NJ Society of Professional Journalists contest. The Tim O’Brien Award is awarded annually for the best use of open public records law.