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Meet the Glou. City School Board Candidates Nov. 2

On Wednesday, November 2 at 7:00 p.m in the Gloucester High auditorium, there will be a question and answer session with several of the candidates who are running for a spot on the Gloucester City Board of Education. The Gloucester City High School PTO and the Gloucester City Education Association are presenting this event and […]

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Bellmawr School Board Approves Teachers’ Contract

At the October 19 Bellmawr Board of Education (BOE) meeting, the Board passed a Resolution approving a negotiated agreement with the Bellmawr Education Association (BEA) for the time period 2016-2019 and effective July 1, 2016. Before the Board approved the new agreement, contract negotiations were at an impasse. At the meeting, the BOE also approved […]

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Ariz. Fugitive Arrested in Swedesboro

At the request of the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, officers from the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Fugitive Investigations Unit (FIU) arrested Brian D. McFarland, 43, who had been living in Swedesboro and was wanted as a fugitive by the State of Arizona. McFarland was arrested on October 17. Upon receiving the Attorney General’s request for […]

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Rabid Raccoon Confirmed in Haddon Heights

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Health Department has been notified by the New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services (NJDHHS) that a raccoon removed from a yard in Haddon Heights has tested positive for rabies. On October 13, a Haddon Heights homeowner’s two dogs were attacked by a raccoon. The homeowner had […]

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Bellmawr Girl Scouts To Host Internet Safety Event Nov. 3

Bellmawr Girl Scout Troop 30215 invites children in grades five to eight to attend a drop-in Internet Safety Event on Thursday, November 3 2016, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Bellmawr Ballroom, 29 Lewis Avenue, Bellmawr. Light refreshments will be served. Guest speakers have been invited and activities have been planned to educate […]

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Gloucester City Man Charged With Criminal Mischief of Camden Athletic Fields

(Camden, NJ) – The Camden County Police Department detectives have identified and arrested the individual who damaged the athletic fields and graffitied a wall at the Malandra Hall fields last week. On the afternoon of Sunday, October 9, Alexander Peters, 28, of Gloucester City, drove a truck onto the athletic fields behind Malandra Hall, damaging […]

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Couple Indicted in Death of Glou. City Toddler

Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Gloucester City Police Chief Brian Morrell report a Grand Jury has returned indictments for a man and a woman charged in connection with the death of a 2 year-old Gloucester City girl. Michael Disporto, 22, of Manahawkin, NJ, was indicted on one count of first degree Murder, one […]

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Camden Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for 2nd Degree Armed Robbery

The Gloucester County Prosecutor announced today that Brian J. Robinson, 35, of Camden was sentenced on October 14 to eight years in New Jersey state prison after pleading guilty to a charge of second-degree armed robbery. Robinson acted alone or with a co-defendant in four convenience store armed robberies that occurred in Deptford, Westville, and […]

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Bellmawr BOE to Vote on Supt. Merit Goals 

The Bellmawr Board of Education (BOE) is set to vote on the 2016-17 merit goals for School Superintendent, Annette Castiglione, according to the October 19 meeting agenda that has been posted on the district’s website. The superintendent stands to earn a merit increase totaling $18,110.50 if all of the goals are met for the 2016-17 school […]

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Keep Children Safe From Fire & Burn Injuries on Halloween

Children love costumes, treats, going door-to-door, and the friendly frights of Halloween parties. These can all be safe and fun activities for all of us, even younger children. However, flames can quickly ruin Halloween festivities. Keep children safe from fire and burn injuries by following these six tips: Use battery-powered candles or flashlights to decorate […]