"We would like nothing more than to return to our classrooms, busses, cafeterias, and offices to educate our students in a safe environment. However, it is clear that the science does not support reopening school buildings this fall."
The Gloucester County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has been recognized for its innovative application of mapping and analytics technology, as well as thought leadership in the field of emergency management.
Residents of the Jefferson Health Care Center -- a long-term care facility in Gloucester County -- are showing support to the graduating Class of 2020 by launching a social media campaign called #Seniors4Seniors2020 to send congratulations to area graduates whose final semester of school was disrupted by COVID-19.
The Gloucester County Division of Human and Disability Services are launching the Recovery Library, an online destination for people navigating their own recovery and people supporting others in their recovery journey.
As a result of current food shortages, food banks and pantries are struggling to keep their shelves stocked due to the increase in demand for food. The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders wants to encourage our residents to donate to pantries across the county.
The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders in collaboration with the Gloucester County Office of Emergency Management and Department of Economic Development have launched Gloucester County is Open for Business.
Now Kings Things is relying on donations to continue their mission of helping the needy. Some people have been kind enough to use Amazon to ship food to them so they can hand it out -- and one seven-year-old boy used his birthday to raise over $1,000 for the Kings Things food pantry.
The Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) is not currently accepting surrendered animals, so in order to help keep pets in their homes with their families, the shelter is starting the GCAS Pet Food Pantry in order to help pet owners in need.
While Gloucester County residents practice social distancing and acclimate to their new norm in response to the global coronavirus pandemic, the shelter is focused on finding our dogs, cats and even rabbits their forever homes.
The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Gloucester County Consumer Protection is warning all residents of potential fraud against consumers purchasing products used to stay safe and prevent illness during the Covid-19 outbreak.
To help reduce the number of scrap tires in neighborhoods, Gloucester County officials have declared the month of March to be Tire Amnesty Month and the Solid Waste Complex will be accepting free tire drop-off throughout the month.
This Valentine’s Day residents have the opportunity to fall in love with a new furry friend during The Gloucester County Animal Shelter will sponsor its “My Furry Valentine” adoption event on February 14.
Rowan University's clinical psychologist and assistant professor in the Department of Psychology Dr. Meredith Joppa secures $443,688 Academic Research Enhancement Award from the National Institutes of Health for the Date SMART-Young Mothers Intervention Program.
The Household Special Waste Program is a series of periodic collection events where county residents can drop off items such as oil-based paint, motor oil, antifreeze, rechargeable batteries, CFL bulbs, fluorescent tubes, fire extinguishers, solvents, pesticides, pool chemicals, and similar materials for recycling, reuse, and/or proper disposal.
Free Rabies Vaccination Clinics will be offered to residents’ pets from January through April of this year sponsored by the Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders in collaboration with the Department of Health and Human Services and Gloucester County Animal Shelter.
Inspira Health Network officially opened its doors at its brand-new, state-of-the-art Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill as about 60 patients were transferred from Inspira’s Woodbury campus on December 15.
Gray Fox Animal Hospital, which is led by the husband and wife team of Drs. Lee and Bernadette Spector, presented K-9 unit members Tim Mitchell and Canine Officer Recon of the Woodbury City Police Department a K-9 bullet proof vest recently.
Fruiggie Juice and Bowls recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of the opening of their Turnersville store, where they serve healthy smoothies and prepared bowls made from fresh fruit and vegetables to their customers.
For families looking to adopt from the Gloucester County Animal Shelter this holiday season will have until Friday, December 20, which will be the last day of release for animals. According to the animal shelter, the time cutoff is due to newly adopted animals requiring time to become acclimated to their new home before the rush of the holiday. The animal shelter will resume the release of animals again on Wednesday, December 26 at noon.
Dawn Hiatt’s music can at times sound eclectic, most with an indie folk and alternative country foundation, but every now and then a funky bassline finds its way in along with an occasional smattering of vibes and strings. She says finds it hard to pin down exactly what other musical artists have had an impact on her work. She says any influence is quite broad.
It doesn’t take a Ph.D. in German Language and Literature to write clever, wry, and observant songs with titles such as “Google Jawn,” “Tony From Tycony,” “Fake News,” and his holiday offering, “Santapause,” but in singer-songwriter Jason Ager’s case, it can’t hurt.
The tenth annual Wreaths of Remembrance Ceremony, a gathering to help remember those men and women who defended our country's freedom, will be held at the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Saturday, December 7 beginning at 10:00 A.M.
The New Jersey State Board of Public Utilities has awarded Rowan University a two-year, $100,000 grant to study how to best expand electric vehicle infrastructure to underserved communities in New Jersey recently.
The first new medical facility in Gloucester County in nearly 45 years, Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill brings the latest in medical and communications technology to a 100-acre parcel adjacent to Rowan University’s West Campus.
Thanks to two Glassboro High School freshmen, McKenna McIlvaine and Alyssa Riley, three new “Buddy Benches” are now outside J. Harvey Rodgers School, Dorothy L. Bullock School, and the Glassboro Child Development Centers.
Rowan University alumni Ric and Jean Edelman have given another gift to the school. Instead of a planetarium or "fossil park," this time their contribution will fund scholarships for students within the school's College of Communications and Creative Arts.
Dan Aykroyd, film and TV star, visited Williamstown, N.J. on Wednesday, Nov. 13th as part of a promotional campaign for his Crystal Head Vodka brand. Isaiah Showell was there to interview Aykroyd and get impressions from some of the people who waited in line for hours in 30-degree weather to see the former Ghostbuster.
The Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office in collaboration with the Gloucester County Department of Health and Human Services has introduced two new initiatives to combat the ongoing opioid crisis in Gloucester County: The Road to Recovery Program and the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA).
Gloucester County has equipped its Gloucester County Emergency Medical Services (GCEMS) ambulances and Quick Response Vehicles (QRV's) with a Lund University Cardiopulmonary Assist System (LUCAS) device to help emergency medical technicians save lives.
Rowan University will host The National Dog Show Therapy Dog Symposium on November 19 in conjunction with the annual Kennel Club of Philadelphia’s National Dog Show from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. in the Chamberlain Student Center Ballroom on the Glassboro campus.
Abilities Solutions, a nonprofit provider of employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to full participation in the workforce, presented Deptford Councilman Wayne Love with an award for Advocacy and Volunteerism on October 24.
Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity hosted a "habitation" ceremony on Friday, October 18 as a way to welcome the Samantha Brown and her family to their newly completed home on Truman Avenue in Glassboro.
Rowan President Ali A. Houshmand and Bonesaw Brewing Co. of Glassboro have teamed up to create Houshmand’s Hazardous Bonesaw Brew, a limited edition brown ale made from the president’s signature habanero-based hot sauce for a good cause.
A free rabies clinic will be held on Saturday, November 2 from 9:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M for cats and 10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. for dogs at the Gloucester County Government Services Building located at 1200 North Delsea Drive in Clayton.
The Gloucester County 2019 Outstanding Senior Volunteer Award recipient, Gail Nelson, received a proclamation presented by the Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders at the Gloucester County Senior Volunteer Recognition Luncheon held at Auletto Caterers in Deptford on October 9.
The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders in conjunction with the Gloucester County Workforce Development Board will be hosting the 2019 MEGA Job Fair on Friday, October 11 from 9:00 A.M. to noon at Rowan College of South Jersey.
The Southwest Council -- a non-profit health agency providing prevention, education, early intervention, and outpatient treatment services to Cumberland, Salem, and Gloucester counties -- sponsored the Opioid Prevention Playbook workshop held at Rowan College of South Jersey, Gloucester County campus on Friday, September 27.
New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher presented the owners of Cecil Creek Farm in Mickleton with the Jersey Fresh Farm to School Farmer Recognition Award at the Ninth Annual Jersey Fresh Farm to School Farmer Recognition event on Thursday, September 24.
In preparation for the Gloucester County MEGA Job Fair to be held on Friday, October 11, from 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 noon at Rowan College of South Jersey in Sewell, the Gloucester County Workforce Development Board is offering interested residents free workshops to help prepare for the job fair.
The public fountain had a special significance in Glassboro’s past and during the summer of 2019 its long awaited replacement was installed in anticipation of Glassboro’s 100th Year Anniversary of incorporation scheduled for 2020.
State and local government officials, administrators, educators, and business leaders were joined by college faculty, staff, and students to unveil plans for the Rowan Medicine Center and the Economic Development Center. The addition of the new buildings on RCSJ's Gloucester campus brings together an innovative college, prestigious medical school, labor and commerce resources, and will serve as a catalyst for career development.
South Jersey Land and Water Trust (SJLW) organized a group of volunteers who planted over three-hundred milkweed plants in a meadow at Oldmans Creek Preserve this past July to help lift the numbers of Monarch butterflies that have been decreasing.
The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Gloucester County Department of Economic Development will be hosting their 18th annual Bankers and Brokers Breakfast at Auletto's Caterers on Friday, September 20, from 8:30 A.M to 11:00 A.M.
Merryfield Construction Group has selected Clayton homeowners Frank and Wendy Errig as beneficiaries of a new roof through the company's "Merryfield Cares Campaign - Restoration by Donation" community outreach program.
The Gloucester County’s 2019 Shop, Dine, Go Local campaign, designed to encourage spending money within the local community to help the county’s economy, kicked off with an opening event at The Wing Kitchen in Turnersville recently.