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Posted on: January 26, 2023

SNAP Minimum Benefits will expire in February

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Beginning March 2023, all households eligible for the NJ Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will receive a minimum $50 monthly benefit following the end of federal SNAP emergency allotments in February.

 

The New Jersey Department of ...

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

GCAS feline friends looking for a forever home

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The Gloucester County Animal Shelter is searching for forever homes for senior cats, Ralph and Abbott.

Ralph, a 9-year-old male, is ready to go home! Ralph came in sick but after 4 weeks of medication, he is feeling better and staff is seeing improvements ...

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Gloucester County announces two new funding opportunities for local organizations

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(WOODBURY, NJ)- Gloucester County Commissioner Deputy Director Heather Simmons has announced two new recovery grant opportunities available to Gloucester County municipalities, non-profits and local businesses.

“Both of these grant programs are v...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Clyde, GCAS longest resident, needs a forever home

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The Gloucester County Animal Shelter’s longest resident, Clyde, is in search of his forever home!

Clyde, a 2-year-old sheppard/pitbull mix, has been on the search for his new home since August 2022. 

“Clyde is a very vocal, ramb...

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Dates announced for 2023 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 2023 Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic offered to reside...

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Posted on: December 19, 2022

Explore your green thumb with Gloucester County Home Gardening School

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The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and the Gloucester County Certified Gardeners have announced their 2023 Home Gardening School line-up.

“These classes are designed for individuals with an interest in gardening, horticulture and the en...

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

Gloucester County’s FREE Flu Shot Dates added

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Gloucester County’s FREE Flu Shot Dates added

Director Frank J. DiMarco and Commissioner Jim Jefferson are pleased to announce additional dates to the FREE Flu Shot Program. New dates have been added for 2022 and the program will now be extended ...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Gloucester County’s Shady Lane Nursing Home named one of US News’ Best Nursing Homes

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The Gloucester County Shady Lane Nursing Home received a top rating from US News in Short Term Rehabilitation (3/3) and Long-Term Care (3/3) landing them on the list of Best Nursing Homes in 2022-2023 (source). 

Shady Lane Nursing Home has been pa...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

DiMarco freezes county spending

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For Immediate Release: Wednesday, August 3, 2022

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

 

DiMarco freezes county spending

 

After adopting the county budget in April with a tax rate cut, the nation started s...

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County News
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Historical human remains found at Red Bank Battlefield

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The skeletal remains of as many as eleven individuals have been discovered in a mass grave at Red Bank Battlefield in Gloucester County.

On June 26, 2022, human remains of Hessian soldiers were uncovered after resting for nearly two and a half centuries. T...

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Parent Education Workshop to be held late September

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The Gloucester County Commission for Women and The Arc Gloucester are co-sponsoring a Parent Education Workshop dedicated to “What Parents Should Know About the IEP Process” on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM ...

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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: 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

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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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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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: 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: 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.

Tuesday...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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