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Bomb Squad Eliminates Live Ordnance In Mantua

(Camden, N.J.)  On October 6, at approximately 4:39 p.m., the Camden County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad responded to the Gloucester County Christian School in Mantua Township for a live piece of military explosive ordnance. The ordnance was discovered by workers in a field behind the school. Members of the bomb squad were advised that the […]

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Bellmawr PD Hosts Coffee With A Cop

Today, the Bellmawr Police Department hosted Coffee With a Cop at the Bellmawr Community Center. The well-attended gave the community a chance to have a cup of coffee, a donut, and conversation with members of the Bellmawr Police Department. Lt. Mike Draham said: “It was good for people to be able to come out and talk […]

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Bellmawr Schools to Participate in Sustainable Jersey

The Bellmawr Board of Education (BOE) will be participating in the Sustainable Jersey for Schools Certification Program. The Resolution that was approved at the September 28 meeting will allow the district to focus attention and efforts on sustainability. Sustainable Jersey spans across many areas, including public safety, curriculum, purchasing, and school lunches. The district will also […]

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Bellmawr School Administrators Receive 2.9% Increase

Members of Bellmawr Administrator’s Association (BAA) will receive a 2.9% increase in their salaries for 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2018-19, according to the Memorandum of Agreement that was received in response to an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) Request. This is a change from 3% that was in effect for the previous contract for the period […]

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Gloucester County Prosecutor Issues “Creepy Clown” Warning

Gloucester County Prosecutor, Sean F. Dalton, has some advice for those who think they’re in a circus ring when making false reports of “creepy clowns,” a current activity for idle minds around the country. Dalton wants the public to know that this can be considered a form of cyber-harassment. In New Jersey, that is a […]

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Bellmawr, Brooklawn, Gloucester City Awarded $25,000 Recreation Facility Enhancement Grants

(Camden, NJ) – The Freeholder Board has approved the recommendations of the Open Space Preservation Trust Fund Advisory Committee to award the 2016 Recreation Facility Enhancement Project Grants. The grants, totaling $750,000 this year, are funded through the Camden County Open Space Preservation Trust Fund, are presented to existing publicly owned recreation facilities planning to […]

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New Legislation to Provide Emergency Mental Health Care for Veterans

(Camden, NJ) Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced urgent new legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that will provide emergency mental health care for veterans seeking assistance. “So many of our veterans suffer in silence. Tragically, some see no way out other than to take their own lives. In fact, 22 U.S. military veterans commit […]

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CamCo Prosecutor Issues Alert Amid Phone Scam Reports

  The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office is urging residents to be alert following reports of a telephone phishing scams. Telephone phishing scams are attempts by “scammers” to trick you into giving them your personal information such as date of birth, social security number, bank account number and credit card numbers. In this latest incident, a […]

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Save Hugg-Harrison House Presentation Oct. 6

The Save the Hugg Harrison House Committee invites the public to attend a special program about Bellmawr’s Revolutionary War house on Thursday, October 6 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Anthony P. Infanti Bellmawr Branch Library Community Room, 35 E Browning Rd, Bellmawr, N.J. Special Presentation from the Camden County Historical Society Camden County Historical Society […]

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Bellmawr BOE Approves Administrators’ Contract; Details Unknown

Following an Executive Session at its September 28 meeting, the Bellmawr Board of Education (BOE) approved a three year contract with the Bellmawr Administrators’ Association (BAA), Business Administrator/Board Secretary, Amy Capriotti confirmed. Aside from the 2016-2019 time frame that the contract will be in effect, additional details are unknown. When SJO contacted Capriotti on September […]