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10/04/2017 05:39 PM
My small role in a touchdown idea | Bob Shryock

A friend asked what single event I was proudest of among my scattered accomplishments in Gloucester County these 53 years. I didn't have to think long to come up with an answer: Co-founding the Touchdown Club of Southern New Jersey.

10/04/2017 01:19 PM
Man who skipped sentencing on weapons charge arrested

WOODBURY -- A Woodbury man has been arrested after he failed to appear in court for charges stemming from a stolen weapons case. The Fugitive Investigations Unit of the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office and the U.S. Marshals Service arrested Quason J. Minzy, 30, on Tuesday on a warrant after he failed to appear for sentencing on a charge of unlawful possession of a weapon.

10/03/2017 04:31 PM
Woodbury hosting 67th Fall Festival Parade

Broad Street will be closed to auto traffic starting at 5 p.m. to make way for the Road Runners Club of Woodbury's 5K run, followed by the parade. The parade steps off from the corner of Colonial Avenue and Broad, and heads down Broad, ending at the grandstand stage near Salem Avenue.

09/28/2017 10:55 PM
Vigil held to remember mother murdered in Woodbury

WOODBURY -- People who never met Shawneeq Carter joined with her family and friends on Thursday night to remember the woman murdered in a Hopkins Street home nearly a week ago. Carter, 26, of Camden, was housesitting for a friend when she was killed .

09/26/2017 11:48 PM
Woman, 26, killed while house-sitting, police say

WOODBURY -- Authorities are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a Woodbury home on Saturday night as a homicide. Shawneeq M. Carter, 26, of Camden, was house-sitting for a resident at 26 Hopkins St., according to the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office.

09/26/2017 07:14 PM
Prosecutors: Housesitter found dead was beaten to death

Gloucester County prosecutors say Shawneeq Carter's body was found around 7:30 p.m. Saturday at a Woodbury home. But they have not disclosed further details about the discovery or said if she was killed in the home.

09/26/2017 02:35 PM
Motorcyclist killed in Woodbury crash with Kia

A Woodbury man riding a 1999 Kawasaki northbound on North Broad Street collided with a 2006 Kia Spectra that was turning from Broad Street southbound onto Park Avenue around 4:30 p.m., according to police. The bike hit the rear passenger side of the Kia, sending the car spinning 180 degrees, authorities reported.

09/24/2017 08:50 AM
Cops seek witnesses after pedestrian killed in Woodbury crash

WOODBURY -- A pedestrian was struck and killed while attempting to cross a state highway on Thursday night, city police reported. A motorist driving a 2011 Kia Sportage northbound struck a pedestrian who was "improperly crossing" Broad Street, police said.

09/21/2017 02:52 PM
Don't be alarmed. Road closures and emergency crews part of county drill

WOODBURY -- Don't panic. If you see or hear anything strange at the Colonial Park Apartments, it's just a drill.