Gloucester County, NJ

Car Crashes Into House In South Jersey (DEVELOPING)

A car crashed into a house in Gloucester County, according to developing and unconfirmed reports. The crash was reported after 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 24 on the 500 block of Princeton Boulevard in Wenonah, initial reports said. One person was seriously hurt, an unconfirmed report said. CHECK BACK FOR...
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Softball: No. 10 Clayton rolls in semis, ready to defend SJG1 championship

Tiny Clayton is returning to the big stage. Ally Koerner ignited the second-seeded Clippers with a two-run double in the first inning, and Brionna Berwick broke it open with a bases-clearing double in the fourth as Clayton rolled to a 10-2 victory over No. 3 Gloucester in the NJSIAA South Jersey Group 1 semifinals Tuesday in Clayton.
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742 New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Camden County

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 571 new positive cases of COVID-19 which occurred Saturday, May 21 and Monday, May 23. Additionally, there were 171 cases detected through antigen testing, bringing the total number of cases 571. The aggregate number of confirmed positive cases in Camden County to 110,308 and 1,630 total fatalities.
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Collingswood over Gloucester - Baseball recap

Noah Waldron had two hits, drove in two runs and scored a run as Collingswood built a big lead and held off Gloucester 8-7 in Collingswood. Collingswood led 7-0 after two innings but saw Gloucester battle back with four runs in the third. The hosts added an insurance run in their half of the third and it turned out to be a big one, as Gloucester added three more in the sixth but ultimately could not finish the comeback.

Red Bank Battlefield will host public archeology days

Residents and visitors are invited to explore archeology and the history of Red Bank Battlefield at our Public Archeology Days this summer. The public will be able to participate in battlefield archeology at Red Bank Battlefield by sifting dirt, identifying and cleaning artifacts. This event is free, but registration is required.

Playoff ready: Williamstown peaking at just the right time

Following a midseason injury to senior Christian Ramos that sidelined the experienced setter for nearly three weeks, the Williamstown boys volleyball team had a noticeable rough patch in its schedule. After starting the season 5-0, the Braves went 2-5 over their next seven games, causing them to drop from contention...

Plein Air at Olde Stone House Village Was a Success

(WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ) -- Forced to utilize the rain date of May 15, the Friends of the Olde Stone House Village had a successful Plein Air event this year following the inaugural event in 2021. Nine artists painted their selection of subjects in the pastoral setting at the historical village at 208 Egg Harbor Road in Washington Township, Gloucester County. Returning artist participant Norman Schmidt commented “It was a wonderful event and all involved did a great job.”

Mantua’s Big Night Out will return in June

For the first time since the start of COVID, the Mantua school district’s Big Night Out will take place on Thursday, June 9, at Chestnut Branch Park. The annual event was on hold for two years, so when Superintendent Christine Trampe joined the district at the start of this year, Big Night Out was first on her list to start planning.

Whitall Flower Show will display native species

Join the Gloucester County Cultural and Heritage Commission and the county’s Parks and Recreation and Certified Gardeners to welcome the colors of summer at the annual Whitall Flower Show on June 5 at Red Bank Battlefield in National Park. “Native plant species will be available for sale, tours will...

Library’s new mural influenced by children

The county library’s Mullica Hill branch hosted a mural reveal in its children’s section on May 19 that showcased the work of local artist Jacqualynn Tomasello. The new mural surrounds the Mullica Hill branch’s children’s department with a tree covering the main wall and animals such as giraffes and lions filling any open space there. Some of those animals represent New Jersey native species and others were suggested by the children who use the library.

COVID-19 cases are spiking, but Philly isn't reinstating a mask mandate

COVID-19 caseloads are rising quickly in the Philadelphia region, but city officials aren't planning to bring back an indoor mask mandate. Each of the four suburban Philadelphia counties are experiencing high community spread, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports. So are Burlington, Camden and Gloucester counties in South Jersey. Because transmission in these areas are high, the CDC recommends people wear masks indoors in public.

Mills, Brown lead Minuteman to GCC title

Junior Kanye Mills and sophomore Yashahya Brown have formed a strong duo in hurdles for Washington Township. Both secured the top spots in the 110-meter high hurdles and the 400-meter hurdles at the Gloucester County Championships earlier this month, with Brown winning the 110 and Mills the 400. The two were also on the winning 4×400-meter relay team, responsible for an identical 28 team points at the county meet won by the Minutemen after they scored 119 team points. Delsea finished second with 109 points and Deptford (62), Kingsway (60) and Williamstown (41) rounded out the top five.