VIDEO: Rachael Ray honors Glassboro vet on her show for helping other vets
College donors who have already given $25M, shell out another $655K to expand N.J. prehistoric fossil park
"He has a heart of gold," Ronnie says. "He actually started out needing a service dog for himself. Going through the process of trying to get himself a dog, he realized how much money it was going to cost … it just kind of spiraled into Paws Healing Heroes."
Paws Healing Heroes rescues dogs, supplies the necessary training and certificates and gives them to veterans in need, completely free of charge.
Glassboro residents now have the ability to report certain criminal incidents online
“South Jersey is within a day’s drive of nearly a third of the population of the country,” Cardona said. He said they are already having a hard time keeping up with scheduling all of the grade schools interested in field trips.
VIDEO: Glassboro diner gets a second chance to serve
Glassboro residents now have the ability to report certain criminal incidents utilizing Glassboro's Citizen Reporting Portal at https://www.glassboro.org/citizen-reporting-portal. The following criminal incidents will be able to be reported via the Citizen Reporting Portal: Criminal Mischief, Harassment, Lost property, Property Damage, and Theft of Property.
Bonesaw Brewing is NJ’s Best New Brewery! The Glassboro brewery's "go-big-or-go-home mentality" yields exciting results.
Monarch DIner opened Feb. 18. Tsiknakis cut the ribbon on the restaurant last week. The bar area where PB's Diner once served 20 beers on tap is converted back to a traditional diner counter, with swiveling stools and a pastry case. The bar area's high-top tables are replaced with booths. The entire interior of the building was renovated. When he took it over, the building was in bad shape, Tsiknakis said. READ MORE>>
ShopRite Glassboro and Cheerios help fight hunger.
New Jersey Monthly’s panel of 14 beer experts chose Bonesaw Brewing of Glassboro, which opened in 2018, as the Best New Brewery. One thing that impressed them was the scale of the operation, which sits on 7 1/2 woodsy acres and includes a 23,000-square-foot brewery and a 33-tap tasting room with high ceilings, a rustic lodge ambience and indoor-outdoor seating for 200. There are foamy iced coffee and tea on nitro taps and craft sodas for kids. As Bonesaw co-founder Rich DiVerniero puts it, “We’ve got a go-big-or-go-home mentality.”
18-mile light rail in South Jersey is coming, but not for another 6 years, at least
ShopRite customers will recognize some familiar faces on their favorite cereal box when they visit ShopRite stores this month. Photos of 101 ShopRite associates will appear on the back of limited-edition Cheerios boxes as part of an annual tradition recognizing associates for fighting hunger in the communities where ShopRite stores operate.
That tradtion enters its 20th season this year, with ShopRite associates capping off 20 years of good by raising $1.5 million to help feed the hungry.
VIDEO: Teen basketball player makes epic full-court shot
The corridor has older, densely-populated communities, like Glassboro, Woodbury and Pitman that developed along the rail line. Colleges, medical centers and other businesses which drive the economy in the area are largely based in Philadelphia and Camden County. A rail link between there and Rowan University in Glassboro is expected to reduce vehicle traffic and spur growth.
“The federal guidelines for attracting federal funds requires several time-consuming steps,” Nash said. “Even if the state is unable to attract federal funds, the open and transparent process and careful study of environmental concerns mandated by federal requirements makes the time well spent. At the end, the line will be constructed and will operate for generations to come.”
Glassboro students take their parents to school
The crowd went wild for this full-court shot. Watch the incredible moment at a high school basketball game in Glassboro, New Jersey, when one of the teen players — from the Florence Township Memorial Flashes —sinks a Hail Mary just as the buzzer rings. Despite this epic shot, the hero’s team still lost 36-86 to the Glassboro Bulldogs.
CBS NEWS VIDEO: Holiday Season Gets Underway In Glassboro
Thomas E. Bowe School in Glassboro recently welcomed parents to “Take Your Parents to School Day” during American Education Week and parents returned later in the month for the Bowe PTO’s Fourth Grade Fall Festival and the school’s Title I Fall Family Night.
“This is our opportunity to showcase the programs that we have,” Principal Craig Stephenson told parents, while also pointing out, “It’s all about our kids.”
Parents were treated to breakfast sponsored by the Gloucester County and Glassboro Education Associations and sat in on classroom lessons during “Take Your Parents to School Day.”
U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced that Robins’ Nest, Inc. in Glassboro, New Jersey has been awarded a $2,000,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
A huge party in Glassboro, Gloucester County tonight as people celebrate the holiday season,
Bullock’s Budding Scientists Dig the Fossil Park
“Every single day, at least one person in my district alone is dying from the disease of addiction, and we need to do everything we can to improve the recovery process and help those who are suffering,” said Congressman Donald Norcross, a Vice-Chair of the Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic. “I’m proud to have supported this grant that will help change lives in South Jersey. With the leadership of organizations like Robins’ Nest, we will continue to work together to provide affordable housing, combat homelessness and help our neighbors, friends and loved ones who are struggling with addiction.”
“We’re thrilled to partner with SAMHSA on the development of our Recovery and Housing Program,” said Dr. Anthony DiFabio, Robins’ Nest Chief Executive Officer. “This is a much-needed care model for those who are not only battling substance abuse, but also the exacerbating life factors which may be inhibiting their recovery journey.”
“We’ve designed the Recovery and Housing Project to support recovery by addressing the many barriers that may exist, including housing, and access to care and supports,” said Melissa Fox, Robin’s Nest Chief Operating Officer. “The program was envisioned to not only support the individual, but also their family by providing a trauma-informed, therapeutic context using a wraparound service modality.”
Presidential Street in Glassboro renamed to Samuel Trifiletti Street
Dorothy L. Bullock School Principal Rich Taibi wants all of his students to have the opportunity to explore science. (His school boasts a STEM lab as well as a school garden.) That’s why he was especially receptive to teacher Laure Budney’s idea to take all of the school’s students to the fossil park.
Budney is a second-grade teacher at Dorothy L. Bullock School in Glassboro. She collaborated with Sharon Lawrence, special assistant to the director of the Jean and Ric Edelman Fossil Park at Rowan University, to plan fossil park field trips for every “Bullock” student.
Students had fun digging for fossils and learning more about the park’s previous, prehistoric inhabitants. While children didn’t find dinosaurs, many found shark’s teeth, oyster shells, clam shells, bacterial “poop,” and rocks that are said to be more than 65 million years old! The trip just might have inspired the next generation of Glassboro scientists!
Glassboro Police set the table for annual senior holiday dinner
On November 27, 2018 Mayor John E. Wallace III along with fellow council members announced the renaming of Presidential Street in Glassboro to Samuel Trifiletti Street. A lifetime resident of Glassboro, Samuel Community Athletic contributions to organizing, managing, and coaching in the Glassboro Athletic Club, St. Bridget’s Crusaders, Glassboro Midget Football, and Park & Rec Basketball and his esteemed service in the US Army in which he participated in the “Battle of the Bulge” which he was wounded and missing in action. He was awarded the European African Middle Eastern Theater Service Medal, Bronze Battle Star, American Theatre Ribbon, and a Presidential Unit Citation.
Crowdmapping in Glassboro
The Glassboro Police Department will host its annual senior citizens holiday dinner 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at the Bullock School on East New Street in Glassboro.
A local tradition for more than 45 years, the event treats the local elderly to turkey with "all the fixings," served by local police officers and their families. Some officers and special guests will also sing holiday carols and there will be door prizes and party favors.
The dinner is made possible by donations from Italian Affair, Glassboro Municipal Alliance, the Greg Bruynell Memorial FOP 108 and the Glassboro Board of Education.
Those wishing to attend are asked to register by contacting the police department 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays at 856-881-1501, ext. 88112. Local residents who cannot attend can arrange for delivery of a meal.
VIDEO: Glassboro Police Warn of Email Scam
Where are the arts in Downtown Glassboro, NJ? Where could they exist? That's what about 20 Glassboro residents and Rowan University students explored in a crowd mapping session last week led by The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking.
With maps in hand, they inventoried a 1/4-square mile section of the South Jersey town, taking notes and marking their maps with garage-sale dot stickers. They were looking at a section of the Gloucester County municipality that borders a new plaza.
VIDEO: On this week's Main Street Minute, Nina Contento goes to Bonesaw Brewing Co. in Glassboro.
The Glassboro Police Department says they have received several calls from residents reporting they received emails that appear to come from the Police Department stating the recipient owes fines for speeding infractions.
The recipient is then asked to click on a link to pay the fine.
Glassboro Police say the emails did not come from them and are reminding residents that no court or police department would notify someone to pay fines through this method.
As a general warning, never click on links requesting money unless you have initiated the request with the company or agency.
CompleteCare expands addiction outpatient services to Millville, Glassboro
On this week's #MainStreetMinute, Nina Contento goes to Bonesaw Brewery in Glassboro, that many locals and visitors are calling their new go-to spot for a great experience and an even better beer.
What can you do with an empty space? Rowan students want to show you.
New outpatient addiction services are coming to residents in Cumberland and Gloucester counties as CompleteCare Health Network expands its program reach.
The Fresh Start program, an outpatient service for people addicted to opioids, will now be offered at CompleteCare locations in Millville and Glassboro and offer outpatient medication-assisted treatment and meetings with a team of medical experts.
Glassboro Mayor and Council participates in ‘HELP BAG HUNGER DAY’ at ShopRite of Glassboro
An empty lot next to Mosaic Family Success Center will become a pop-up garden Thursday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in a collaboration between the school’s College of Performing Arts, Department of Geography, Planning, & Sustainability, in partnership with Creative Glassboro, Nexus Properties, the borough and the center.
Organizers say the event offers a chance for the public to see how Rowan students are able to take a usually empty public space and transform it into a place for community connection. Admission is free.
The pop-up will feature games, live music by Americana/folk musician Kylie Westerbeck, a 1980s disco DJ and a photo booth. “Historic images, fictional design scenarios, an invitation to participate in Cultural Mapping and more,’’ according to organizers.
Each year, on the third Wednesday of September, ShopRite stores throughout the Northeast celebrate ShopRite Partners In Caring Help Bag Hunger Day. This storewide event invites local dignitaries in the surrounding community to join ShopRite associates in a day of bagging groceries at the cash register. The invited guests take on the job of a cashier by wearing aprons and bagging groceries- all to bring awareness to the ongoing issue of hunger in our local communities. This day is nationally recognized by governors and state legislatures across the size states ShopRite services including New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland. Glassboro Mayor John Wallace, Councilman Andrew Halter and Councilwoman Anna Miller along with Freeholder Heather Simmons participated by bagging groceries and getting to know residents better.
Zallie Supermarkets is proud to honor this day at each of their seven store locations including Williamstown, Chews Landing, Sicklerville, West Berlin, Laurel Hill, Glassboro, and West Deptford. Customers were encouraged to come out and show their support at ShopRite of Glassboro on Wednesday, September 19th and cheer on their local police, fire department, first responders, governor, and other community leaders as they bring awareness to their ongoing issue of hunger.