Gloucester County

“Gloucester county is located in southwest New Jersey. Gloucester county has 322.00 square miles of land area and 15.17 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Gloucester county population is 288,288, which has grown 13.20% since 2000.” USA.com

WILLIAMSTOWN — Hundreds of people gathered at the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Williamstown Sunday for the annual Memorial Day ceremony. Spectators watched as speeches were made and memories were shared of veterans who sacrificed their lives for the country. Wreaths were also laid by various …

ELMER — Retirement is not something barber Joe Barca Sr. is considering. He’s been cutting hair for 90 years, since he learned the trade at the age of 10, and has no plans to put down his scissors and comb. “It all depends on what you …

PAULSBORO — A Paulsboro High School senior took first place in a statewide “Patriotism in Art” contest.  Allison Coyle took first place in the contest sponsored by the National VFW Ladies Auxiliary that had more than 100 paintings where entered to compete for the prize.  Allison Coyle’s …

WOODBURY — The Woodbury Merchant and Professional Association held a Cruise Night on Wednesday evening at All About the Crust pizza on Evergreen Avenue. Car lovers stopped out to view an array of classic rides, including a 1969 Plymouth GTX and a 1955 Ford Thunderbird. Cruise …

DEPTFORD TWP. —  Rowan College at Gloucester County (RCGC) students Gianna Visceglia, of Williamstown, and Michael Koppel, of Deptford, were recognized for their exceptional academic accomplishments by the New Jersey Council of County Colleges on May 4, during the 23rd annual Phi Theta Kappa Day (PTK) celebration …

MONROE TWP. — As local residents prepare to observe Memorial Day, volunteers visited the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Ceremony on Friday afternoon to place American flags on graves. County freeholders, staff from the county Office of Veterans Affairs and volunteers took part in the annual tradition. …

WOODBURY — A former municipal clerk charged with stealing $50,000 in funds from city hall has pleaded guilty to taking the money, according to the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office.  Kathryn D. Pierson (Salem County Jail)  On March 17, 35-year-old Kathryn D. Pierson, of Pitman, pleaded guilty to theft by unlawful …

WEST DEPTFORD TWP. — Police are trying to determine why a tour bus and a tractor trailer collided on the New Jersey Turnpike early Friday, sending more than 30 people to hospitals with minor injuries. The Panda bus carrying 50 people overturned and the tractor trailer jackknifed …

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP – Bunker Hill Middle School (BHMS) students who have been solid in the classroom, respectful in the hallways and active in the community were treated to an afternoon of fun on the school fields on May 24. BHMS held its seventh annual “Bulldog …

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