• Fourth grade student honored for performing the Heimlich on little brother
    News Image(Washington Twp, NJ) – Many gathered this morning to honor the heroics of Birches Elementary School fourth-grade student Dominic Bricker during a surprise ceremony at the school.

  • Marking graves for Memorial Day
    News Image(Monroe Twp., NJ) – Each year Gloucester County Freeholders, staff from the Gloucester County Office of Veterans Affairs, and volunteers mark the beginning of Memorial Day by placing a small US Flag at each gravesite at the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery. 
  • New Jersey Association of Counties Conference led by Gloucester County’s Simmons
    News Image(Atlantic City, NJ) – Gloucester County's Freeholder Heather Simmons, who serves as the President to the New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC), led the organization’s annual conference in Atlantic City last week, May 10 -12, 2017. All 21 of New Jersey’s counties participate in NJAC.

  • County Memorial Day Ceremony to be held on Sunday, May 28
    News Image(Monroe Twp., NJ) – The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders will hold the Annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 28 at 1 p.m. at the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Wreaths will be placed to honor fallen comrades during the hour-long ceremony that will conclude with a rifle salute and TAPS.   After the program is over, families will be given a carnation to lie upon the graves of their loved one.
  • Two likenesses added to the Wall of Heroes in Justice Complex
    News Image(Woodbury, NJ) – The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders added two the likenesses of two county residents to the Wall of Heroes at a ceremony last night. Additionally, a plaque was hung to represent 48 World War II residents who were killed or missing in action, but whose photographs could not be located.
  • Centenarian honored by County
    News Image(East Greenwich, NJ) –Gloucester County Freeholder Deputy Director Giuseppe (Joe) Chila and Freeholder Jim Jefferson presented a proclamation to Theresa Concordia on her one hundredth birthday, May 13, 2017.  Ms. Concordia lived in Mantua for the past 60 years and now resides at Shady Lane Nursing Home.