Welcome to South Jersey Observer, the online, local award winning website based in Camden County and brought to you by Anne Forline.

Q. What is South Jersey Observer?

A. South Jersey Observer was founded by me, Anne Forline, a longtime Bellmawr resident. I am SJO’s editor, publisher, and sole content writer. I established SJO in February, 2016 because the time was finally right for me to bring online, hometown, and local news coverage to my neighbors in Bellmawr and our surrounding communities.

As an experienced journalist, I bring to you over a decade of reporting experiences. My bylines have appeared in many local and national publications.

Q: Does South Jersey Observer have a print edition?
A: No, we are an online news platform that offers current content in a reader-friendly format that is uncluttered and uninterrupted so that it reads just like a newspaper.

Q: I like to share news stories I find with my social network. If I share a story from South Jersey Observer will my friends be able to read the full article?
A: Yes, you can share stories via email, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Reddit by clicking on the appropriate link in the article.

Q: Can I access archived stories on South Jersey Observer?
A: Yes, you can search for content on the site by clicking the magnifying glass found in the site’s navigation menu.

Q: What is the best browser to use?
A: It is best to make sure that you have the current version of your preferred browser to navigate on the site.

Q: How do I reach the Editor of the South Jersey Observer?
A: To contact Editor in Chief Anne Forline, please email editor@southjerseyobserver.com.

Q: How can I get permission to reprint an article, photograph or a graphic?
A: The articles, photos, and other content published by South Jersey Observer are protected by copyright. Legal permission must be obtained to reuse, reprint or re-purpose any SJO copyrighted material. To obtain permission to reprint a SJO written story, please contact the Anne Forline at editor@southjerseyobserver.com

Q: What if I have comments?
A: If you would like to submit a comment on any of our stories use our comment section at the bottom of each article.

Before you sound off, please keep in mind that SJO reserves the right to edit or not post content that:

  • Contains potentially libelous or slanderous information.
  • Does not contain facts or substantial proof to back up a statement.
  • Contains profanity.

While SJO does not require that readers post under their real names, please remember that we can be sued for statements that appear on SJO that are unfounded or could be construed as potentially libelous or slanderous.

Your email address will not be published, will not be shared with anyone, and will only be used to get back in touch with you for clarification or verification purposes.

Q: How do I send a letter to the editor to be published on South Jersey Observer?
A:  You can send your letter to editor@southjerseyobserver.com.

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