Westville man fatally shot in Camden
CAMDEN - A Gloucester County man died in a daylight shooting here Sunday. Jeremy Barron, 52, of Westville was found shot around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26, by police responding to a report of a motor-vehicle accident on the 1500 block of South 7th Street, said the Camden County Prosecutor's Office.
Zoning board meeting for warehouse in South Harrison Township, NJ canceled; neighbors opposed
SOUTH HARRISON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) -- The construction of a large warehouse in South Harrison Township, Gloucester County is at the center of some controversy.There was supposed to be a zoning board meeting on Wednesday night, but it was canceled.Sources said they feared they'd run out of room with the amount of opposition the warehouse proposal has now kicked up.RELATED: Burlington County community raises concerns about warehouses built near neighborhoodsEd and Chris Menold love their home in the country. Deep into Gloucester County, just a stone's throw from the Salem County line, the couple bristles at plans calling for the expansion...
South Jersey family gifted new home just in time for the holiday season
GLOUCESTER COUNTY, N.J. (CBS) – This Giving Tuesday, the Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity celebrated its 53rd partner family with a home dedication that changed the lives of one South Jersey family.For Samantha Price, the journey to homeownership hasn't been easy."I grew up in group homes and foster homes and never had stability myself, so this is a chapter I get to start with them to have a place to call home," Price said. This Giving Tuesday, her hard work has paid off.She is receiving the ceremonious keys to the home she built with her own two hands and the help...
Business professor Steve Kozachyn personifies the Christmas spirit at Kozy Acres Farm
During the week, you can find Steve Kozachyn who is the Rohrer College of Business Director of Experiential Learning in the Business Hall, teaching classes but when the weekend comes, you can find him just a few miles down the road where he owns and operates Kozy Acres Christmas Tree Farm with his family.
Large store chain opens another location in New Jersey
A major store chain recently opened another new location in New Jersey. Read on to learn more. On Thursday, November 16, 2023, the growing convenience store and fueling station chain Wawa celebrated the grand opening of its latest New Jersey location in Gloucester Township, according to an opening event announcement posted on the company's Facebook page.
Gloucester Twp. Police Crime Stoppers Need The Public’s Help Identifying Shoplifters
The Gloucester Township Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying three suspects who are wanted for questioning in connection with an alleged shoplifting that took place in mid-November at the Nike Outlet at the Gloucester Premium Outlets. On November 16, 2023 at 3:42 p.m, the three...
House Fire on Brookshire Road Displaces Families in Gloucester Township
GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ – On November 28, 2023, at 14:18 hours, emergency services, including police, fire, and EMS, were dispatched to Brookshire Road in the Sicklerville section of Gloucester Township…
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Cats Today in nan, NJ
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of nan..
Super New Super Wawa in Sewell, NJ Giving Away Free Coffee During Grand Opening
There's only one thing better than grabbing a coffee from Wawa, and that's getting a free cup of it. To celebrate the Grand Opening of a new store in Sewell, Gloucester County, Wawa is welcoming customers to help themselves to a free cup of coffee, any size, all day long this Thursday.
Gloucester Township police employ fake packages as bait for porch pirates
‘Tis the season for online shopping ahead of the holidays — and one Camden County town is putting out bait in an attempt to catch porch pirates.
Rabid cat confirmed in Gloucester Twp., animal was found injured
GLOUCESTER TWP. — An injured cat that a township resident rescued was euthanized after showing signs it had the rabies virus, according to the Camden County Health Department. The county reported Nov. 22 that the cat had been taken to a local veterinarian and then a shelter, where it exhibited signs of possible infection. It was euthanized then and subsequent testing at the state Public Health & Environmental Laboratories in Trenton determined the animal was infected. The...
Local Alert: GTPD Seeks Public Help to Identify Nike Outlet Shoplifters
The Gloucester Township Police Department (GTPD) has shared a video of three suspects in a shoplifting incident at a Nike Outlet on November 16, 2023. The video reveals two suspects taking $635 worth of goods, concealing them in large bags, and exiting the store without payment. A third suspect seems to be on lookout duty at the store's entrance.
Police: Blackwood woman stole packages containing $2,000 worth of religious memorabilia from church
Gloucester Township police say surveillance video showed Sandra Ogburn, 42, of Blackwood, entering the church parking lot and taking recently delivered packages.
Student Story: High School Diversity Club Promotes Respect Among Different Cultures, Societies, And Ethnicities
WOODBURY HEIGHTS, N.J. — Gloucester County is the 14th most populated county in New Jersey. With such a large population, however, some schools are lacking diversity. The race demographic in Gloucester county is roughly 77% White, 9.9% Black, and 6.8% Hispanic. As a whole, however, New Jersey is one of the most diverse states in America, ranking number four. This is something to be proud of, considering some states are having more of a problem with intolerance. N.J., as an overall accepting state, sets a precedent to others. This is important, as it allows individuals in NJ schools to speak openly and proudly and accept everyone, regardless of their race or identity.
Major Upgrades to Gloucester Township Stormwater System Aim to Improve Local Water Quality
The Gloucester Township Stormwater System is being upgraded, including the replacement of stormwater pipes on Melvin Avenue, Sturbridge Drive, and Argyle Avenue. These projects, awarded $386,361.13, are funded by the New Jersey Water Bank (NJWB). The NJWB is a collaboration between the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the New Jersey Infrastructure Bank, using funds from the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the DEP, and the NJIB to provide low-interest loans for environmental infrastructure projects.