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Posted on: July 2, 2022

Happy 4th of July Weekend!

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

Commissioner DiCarlo successfully lobbies for Emergency Management and GC Fire Academy Funding

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For Immediate Release: Friday, July 1, 2022

Contact:  Director Frank J. DiMarco (856-853-3386)

Commissioner Denice DiCarlo (856-853-3382)

Commissioner DiCarlo successfully lobbies for Emergency Management and Gloucester Count...

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County News
Posted on: June 27, 2022

COVID-19 vaccinations available for individuals 6 months and older

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For Immediate Release: Monday, June 27, 2022

Contact:  Director Frank J. DiMarco (856-853-3386)

Commissioner Jim Jefferson (856-853-3384)

 COVID-19 vaccinations available for individuals 6 months and older

 Beginning Thursday, June ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

National Email Week

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County News
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Gloucester County Holiday to Be Observed Friday, June 17th in Commemoration of Juneteenth

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Gloucester County Holiday to Be Observed Friday, June 17th in Commemoration of Juneteenth

Friday, June 17th, 2022 will be a County holiday in observance of Juneteenth.

Juneteenth is the longest-running African-American holiday and honors the end of slavery ...

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County News
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Rabies Advisory – Rabid Cat in Mantua Township

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For Immediate Release: June 15, 2022

Rabies Advisory – Rabid Cat in Mantua Township  

(Mantua Township, NJ) – Residents in the vicinity of 225 Taylor Avenue, Mantua Township should be aware that a cat (an adult brown tabby) test...

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County News
Posted on: May 26, 2022

Disability Employment Job Fair and Resource Event scheduled for July 28

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(Sewell, NJ) –On Thursday, July 28, the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners will sponsor the annual Disability Employment Job Fair and Resource Event from 9 a.m. to noon at Rowan College of South Jersey’s Gymnasium (1400 Tanyard R...

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County News
Posted on: May 26, 2022

How to avoid scams and stay safe from scammers

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Recognizing common signs of a scam could help you avoid failing for one.

“Gloucester County wants to keep our residents safe and that includes scams via phone or the internet,” said Director Frank J. DiMarco. “You can never be...

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County News
Posted on: May 24, 2022

Red Bank Battlefield will host public archeology days

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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, identifyin...

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County News
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Summer Employment Opportunities in Gloucester County

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Gloucester County has open positions for our summer programs this year. Explore potential careers in recreation, forest management, education, environmental and equine science all while spending time in the great outdoors. 

“Our summer p...

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County News
Posted on: May 19, 2022

County Memorial Day Ceremony to be held on Sunday, May 29

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(Monroe Twp., NJ) – Director Frank J. DiMarco and Commissioner Denice DiCarlo will hold the Annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 29 at 1 p.m. at the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Wreaths will be placed to honor fallen comra...

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County News
Posted on: May 19, 2022

NJ Transit launches the next phase of the NewBus Program

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NJTransit riders may see some updated routes across Gloucester, Camden and Burlington Counties.

Focused on 27 bus routes in the three-county region, NewBus BCG will evaluate how well the existing network serves customers by assessing where people live and ...

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County News
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Mental Health Awareness Month in Gloucester County

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(West Deptford, NJ)—In celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month, Gloucester County Division of Human & Special Services reminds all residents that Mental Health Services are available.

The Office of Mental Health collaborates with state a...

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County News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Gloucester County announces Community Yard Sale benefitting the Animal Shelter

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(Clayton, NJ)—Director Frank J. DiMarco announces the first Gloucester County Animal Shelter Community Yard Sale to be held on June 26, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

The yard sale will be held at the Gloucester County Clayton Complex 1200...

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County News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Rowan College of South Jersey Varsity Golf finishes 2nd at NJCAA Region 19 Championships

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The Rowan College of South Jersey Varsity Golf Team won big at the NJCAA Region 19 Championships at Ashbrook Country Club. 

Roadrunner Golf finished with 728 points, just behind County College of Morris with 650 which earned them 2nd place in the ...

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County News
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Gloucester County’s Small Business Recovery Grant supports our local businesses

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In celebration of Small Business week, Director Frank J. DiMarco and Deputy Director Heather Simmons are reminding small businesses that the Small Business Recovery Grant can assist with economic hardships due to the pandemic.

Director DiMarco and...

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County News
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Gloucester County Receives Grant for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals

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Gloucester County Receives Grant for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals

(WOODBURY, NJ)—Gloucester County’s Division of Human and Special Services has received a $75,000 grant from the New Jersey Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearin...

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County News
Posted on: April 20, 2022

Join Gloucester County for special pickleball event

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(Sewell, NJ)—Gloucester County Board of Commissioners in partnership with the Department of Parks and Recreation will host “Picklenic,” a special event for pickleball players.

“Pickleball is taking over as the fastes...

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County News
Posted on: April 20, 2022

Gloucester County launches the Gloucester County Community Outreach Team

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Gloucester County has partnered with Civic Operations Group to launch a new initiative, the Gloucester County Community Outreach Team. This will allow us to conduct a door-to-door outreach to help provide information and resources to Gloucester County res...

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County News
Posted on: April 14, 2022

Gloucester County Veterans honored with federal medals

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(Woodbury, NJ) On Wednesday, April 13, the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners honored 31 veterans- seven of them posthumously-  with federal medals that they had earned during their time in service but had not received.  

Director F...

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County News
Posted on: April 11, 2022

GLOUCESTER COUNTY ANNOUNCES SUMMER KICK OFF 2022

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(Woodbury, NJ)—Gloucester County is looking forward to summer events and programs, and is getting ready to ring in the season with a new event.

Director Frank J. DiMarco and Commissioner Jim Jefferson announced Monday, April 11 that Gloucester Co...

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County News
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Gloucester County will hold its Annual Kitten Shower

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(Clayton, NJ) -- The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners announced that the Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) will be hosting their second annual Kitten Shower on Saturday, April 30 from noon to 3 p.m. to celebrate the upcoming arrival of kitte...

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County News
Posted on: April 5, 2022

Camden and Gloucester Counties launch SJ Film Office Cooperative

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(Paulsboro, NJ)—Director Lou Cappelli Jr. of Camden County and Deputy Director Heather Simmons of Gloucester County joined industry leaders Monday to launch South Jersey’s first joint film office. The South Jersey Film Office Cooperati...

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County News
Posted on: April 4, 2022

Best of Gloucester County voting now through July 29

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(Gloucester County, NJ)—With more than 100 business categories to choose from, Gloucester County residents can vote for their favorite diner, pharmacy, food store, fitness center and more as part of this year’s Best of Gloucester Count...

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County News
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Gloucester County launches online Mosquito Treatment form

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(Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Mosquito Control Division has launched an online form to automatically schedule residents for treatment by Gloucester County employees, according to Deputy Director Heather Simmons, Liaison to the Mosquito Div...

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County News
Posted on: March 30, 2022

Register now for Gloucester County’s Step-by-Step Walking Program

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Gloucester County Department of Health and Division of Senior Services is now accepting registration for the Step-by-Step Walking Program.

The Step-by-Step Walking Program is a program designed especially for older adults. The program lasts one hour over 6...

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County News
Posted on: March 28, 2022

Join Gloucester County for our Annual Earth Day Clean-Up

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The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and the Gloucester County Improvement Authority will sponsor the Countywide Earth Day Clean Up Day on Saturday, April 23. 

This event is open to non-profits in Gloucester County. Participating groups wi...

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County News
Posted on: March 23, 2022

FREE Events at our Gloucester County Parks this April

The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and the Department of Parks and Recreation are hosting events through April for the whole family. 

“Our parks are some of the hidden jewels of the county. As Spring ramps up, you won&rsquo...

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County News
Posted on: March 22, 2022

Red Bank Battlefield Spring Festival coming this April

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(National Park, NJ)- Step back in time for a day of history and family fun at the annual Red Bank Battlefield Spring Festival on Saturday, April 9 from noon until 4 p.m. The event is free for all to attend.   

Director Frank J. DiMarco sa...

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County News
Posted on: March 16, 2022

Explore Spring Wildflowers at Scotland Run Park

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Scotland Run Park’s “St Patrick's Day Spring Wildflower Talk and Walk” on Saturday, March 19.

Dr. Dan Duran, Gloucester County Naturalist, will be leading a walk and giving a p...

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County News
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Calling all nature lovers, join Gloucester County for Nature at Night

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Nature at Night is Gloucester County Parks and Recreation’s news program featuring presentations of beautiful images and real animals on display. 

“Parks and Recreation created a new program designed to expose residents to the ...

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County News
Posted on: March 9, 2022

FREE Wills available for eligible Gloucester County residents

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Gloucester County’s free wills program is offered to our veteran and senior population at no charge. This program provides drafting and signing services to any veterans or seniors in the local area.

“Creating a will is likely not anyone...

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County News
Posted on: March 4, 2022

Job Seekers- Get ready for the Mega Job Fair coming on March 25

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(Sewell, NJ)-Gloucester County will hold a Mega Job Fair on Friday, March 25 from 9 a.m. to noon at the RCSJ Gymnasium.  

The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and Workforce Development Board (WDB) encourage residents attending to dress for...

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County News
Posted on: March 3, 2022

The Gloucester County Division of Senior Services offers Nutrition Program for seniors

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The Division of Senior Services and the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners continue to offer seniors hot, mid-day meals.

“The Nutrition Program offers mid-day meals to seniors who are 60 or older,” Director Frank J. DiMarco said. “We are proud to off...

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County News
Posted on: February 23, 2022

March 2022 is Tire Amnesty Month

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(South Harrison Township, NJ) - Gloucester County Board of Commissioners Director Frank J. DiMarco declares March Tire Amnesty Month in Gloucester County. 

Throughout the month of March,  the Solid Waste Complex will be accepting free tir...

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County News
Posted on: February 17, 2022

“Register Ready” allows New Jersey residents with disabilities to get assistance during disasters

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(West Deptford, NJ)— The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and the Office of Emergency Management wants to remind disabled and assistance-needing residents to register for “RegisterReady.”

 

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County News
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Honoring Black History Month in Gloucester County

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We celebrate Black History Month to recognize the sacrifices, contributions, and achievements of African Americans to the United States and the world.

Black History Month is not just a time to celebrate African Americans who have paved the way for us all t...

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County News
Posted on: February 8, 2022

Hours updated at County’s Swedesboro Public Works COVID-19 Testing

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The Gloucester County COVID-19 Testing Site is administering COVID-19 tests at the Swedesboro Public Works Bays by appointment only. 

The Gloucester County COVID-19 Testing Site is a partnership with the New Jersey Department of Health and Vault H...

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County News
Posted on: February 3, 2022

Gloucester County Housing Development Corporation receives Affordable Housing Trust Fund grant

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(Deptford, NJ)—Director Frank J. DiMarco announces the Gloucester County Housing Development Corporation will receive an Affordable Housing Trust Fund grant of $4,200,000.

This award will provide funds for the project known as Rowan College of So...

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County News
Posted on: January 31, 2022

Gloucester County Animal Shelter adoption hours expanded

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(Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners is expanding adoption hours at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter beginning Monday, January 31.

The new updated hours are: 

Monday 8:00 a.m.­– 4:00 p.m.

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County News
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Dates announced for 2022 Free Rabies Clinics

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(Clayton, NJ) The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners in collaboration with the Department of Health and Human Services and Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) have announced the dates for the 2022 Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic offered to reside...

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County News
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Rabies Advisory – Rabid Raccoon in West Deptford Township

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(West Deptford Township, NJ) – Residents in the vicinity of 31 Lynn Drive, West Deptford Township should be aware that a raccoon tested positive on January 18, 2022. There were no animals or humans exposed.  

The Gloucester County Health...

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County News
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Full kennels at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter

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(Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter’s kennel is full of animals looking for their forever homes!

 

“We have a lot of dogs at the shelter patiently waiting for homes. There’s a match for everyon...

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County News
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Congratulations to our 2021 Hole-in-One Golfers

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It’s always a great day at the Pitman Golf Course, but especially when a golfer achieves a once-in-a-lifetime goal.

“For most golfers, a hole-in-one only happens one time in their golfing career. This is a huge accomplishment and deserv...

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County News
Posted on: December 29, 2021

Gloucester County honors Jean Giampola with renaming of County Bridge Number 3-F-18

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The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners joined by Paulsboro Councilmembers gathered to rename County Bridge Number 3-F-18 in honor of Jeanne Giampola.

Before the bridge, auto traffic was blocked on a daily basis for up to an hour at a time by the trai...

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County News
Posted on: December 15, 2021

Gloucester County Animal Control Rescues Bald Eagle

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The Gloucester County Animal Control Division received a call on Saturday, December 11 in South Harrison Township regarding a sick or injured Bald Eagle. 

Animal Control arrived at the scene and immediately contacted Mullica Hill Fire Department f...

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County News
Posted on: December 6, 2021

Gloucester County held annual Wreaths of Remembrance Ceremony on December 4

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(Monroe Township, NJ)—On Saturday, Dec. 4, we honored the men and women who defended our country's freedom at the annual Wreaths of Remembrance Ceremony at the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery.Commissioner Director Robert M....

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County News
Posted on: December 1, 2021

Protect yourself and others this holiday season with a FREE Flu Shot

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The Gloucester County Department of Health is offering free flu clinics through the end of the year for all Gloucester County residents.

Director Robert M. Damminger said, "Receiving a flu shot is the best way to keep you and others safe from contract...

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County News
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Gloucester Dream Park offers therapeutic riding program

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(Logan Twp., NJ)—The Gloucester County Dream Park offers a riding program for children and adults with developmental, physical, and mental/ emotional challenges. 

“We are constantly expanding our programs to accommodate any and all types of disabi...

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County News
Posted on: November 9, 2021

County Fire Marshal advises safety precautions this holiday season

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As the holidays near, Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and County Fire Marshal would like to advise residents of safety precautions while decorating.

“While decorating, we can’t forget to take precauti...

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County News
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Gloucester County Animal Shelter’s celebrates Annual Open House

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(Clayton, NJ) - The Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) held their annual Open House on Saturday, Oct. 2 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

The celebration included refreshments, music, face painting and a balloon artist for the kids. The Gloucester Coun...

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County News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

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By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see mos...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

FBI Cyber Security Presentation

Cyber Security Seminar 

Presented by the Philadelphia Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

WHERE: 

Rowan College Of South Jersey

1400 Tanyard Road 

Sewell, New Jersey 08080

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Public Notice – Body-Worn Cameras (BWCs) are now in use

The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office (GCPO) has acquired and implemented the use of Body-Worn Cameras (BWCs). Utilizing BWCs will:

 

1) Provide objective evidence of what took place in a police-citizen encounter.

2) Discourage all par...

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Prosecutor's Office
Posted on: May 24, 2022

Clayton - JOB ANNOUNCEMENT - Special Law Enforcement Officer Class-III

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The Clayton Police Department is currently accepting resumes for the position of Special Law Enforcement Officer-III.  S.L.E.O. III is a class of police officer that is utilized only ins...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Congratulations to AP Jon Amira

AP Jon Amira was selected for the 2022 New Jersey State Bar Association - Young Lawyers Division Service to the Community Award.  He will receive this award at this year's Annual State Bar Convention, taking place May 18-20th in Atlantic City.

The...

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Prosecutor's Office
Posted on: February 1, 2022

Washington Township Attempted Murder/Stabbing

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February 1, 2022

For Immediate Release

Contact: Chief Thomas Gilbert - PIO - GCPO

Phone: 609-947-5869

Re: Washington Township Attempted Murder/Stabbing

On Monday, January 31, 2022, at approximately 11:22 a.m., officers from the Washington Township...

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Prosecutor's Office
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Washington Township Testing Announcements

Please see the attached for WTPD's Full Time and SLEO II testing announcements. 

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Prosecutor's Office
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Washington Township Officer Of The Year Award

This evening we present the 2021 Police Officer Of The Year Award to Officer Brett Nelson.

 

Council Meeting 7 PM  WT municipal Bldg.  #523 Egg Harbor Road Sewell.

Click here to view official press release from WTPD.

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