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Bellmawr, Gloucester City Among Top Ten Towns in Camden County

Bellmawr and Gloucester City are among the top 10 towns in Camden County for 2016, according to South Jersey Magazine. Every year, the magazine ranks its top towns by looking at factors that make “South Jersey such a great place to live, work and play.” Bellmawr and Gloucester City made the list of Top Ten […]

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Bellmawr Rec Department Renovating Boro’s Parks

Ongoing work is being performed to improve several of the Borough’s parks, Councilman Jim D’Angelo said at the May 26 council meeting. In his report, D’Angelo noted that, with the assistance of the Public Works Department, the walking track around the Sixth Avenue playground has been completely resurfaced. Portions of the fencing surrounding the Rec […]

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Bellmawr Council Approves New Hires

Bellmawr Council approved a list of new hires at its May 26, 2016 Council meeting. Resolution #05:120-16 authorized the acceptance of new hires for the Borough of Bellmawr “as per attached.” Because the list was not attached to the agenda, SJO requested a copy of this list from Borough Clerk Chuck Sauter after the meeting and […]

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Bell Oaks Students Help to Distribute 2,000 Flags at St. Mary’s  Cemetery

To commemorate Memorial Day, approximately 2,000 flags were recently distributed at New St. Mary’s Cemetery in Bellmawr by Bell Oaks Upper Elementary School students and members of VFW 9563 and VFW 7410. Bellmawr Councilman Ray Bider, who is also the President of VFW 9563 Men’s Auxiliary, said the flag distribution is an annual event conducted […]

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Additional Information on Bellmawr’s 2016 Budget

Today, the Borough of Bellmawr uploaded some additional information concerning Bellmawr’s 2016 Budget.   Additional information is below: 2016 Adopted Budget 2016 Explanation of Tax Rate *Article updated to indicate that the average house in Bellmawr is assessed at $168,832 and the local tax increase for the average home is $50.65. The monthly council meeting […]

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Bellmawr’s Lady Owls Defend Camden County League Title

Bell Oaks Lady Owls capped off another outstanding season by clinching their division with a 7-1 win today against Brooklawn. In the first inning, sixth grader Alexa Lee came out strong and hit an out-of-the park home run. Head coach Mike Mazzuca said: “We finished the regular season undefeated for the second straight year. The […]

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Bellmawr Librarian Receives Award

Young Adult Services Librarian, Barbra Ayes, holds an award she received at the New Jersey Library Association’s Annual Conference in Atlantic City on Tuesday May 17, 2016. Ayes was honored for her community outreach work at the local high schools in the Bellmawr area. In presenting the award, Devlin, related how high school students at […]

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Bellmawr Zoning Board Approves Liquor Mart Sign

During the April 19 Bellmawr Zoning Board meeting, the Board voted to approve the new sign at the Liquor Mart. In March, the applicant, Sudip Patel, came before the Zoning Board seeking to replace the current illuminated broken sign with the addition of a blinking sign 48″X24″. At that meeting, the Zoning Board members questioned […]

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2016 Ten Most Endangered Places in New Jersey

Yesterday at the State House in Trenton, Preservation New Jersey announced the 10 Most Endangered Places in New Jersey for 2016. Bellmawr’s Hugg-Harrison-Glover House is on the list. Learn about all of the other endangered historic places in New Jersey by clicking below. 10 Most Endangered Historic Places in New Jersey 2016 Watch a short […]

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Gloucester City BOE Adopts $47.6M Budget for 2016-17

On May 5, Gloucester City School District Business Administrator/Board Secretary, Peg McDonnell, presented the district’s 2016-17 budget in the amount of $47,627,539 and the Gloucester City Board of Education (BOE) voted to approve and adopt it. 2016-17 Budget As for any cuts, McDonnell said: “The budget projects no staffing cuts other than some retirement vacancies […]