Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Redevelopment projects along Route 42 and Lower Landing Road were moved along Monday night.
The Township Council unanimously approved an ordinance and two resolutions during its meeting Monday night that will advance redevelopment projects in Blackwood. Council approved resolutions accepting entities known as Gloucester 42 Associates LLC and Clean Light, Power & Energy LLC for the two projects. It also approved an ordinance finally adopting the Interchange Redevelopment Plan, a slightly modified version of a redevelopment plan adopted in August 2006 under the name "Cooper Medical Services Redevelopment Plan." "Two great projects," Mayor David Mayer boasted. "Even in this difficult economic climate, we're still moving forward, working to bring ratables into the township." Gloucester 42 Associates will be in charge of redeveloping …
Thursday, August 4, 2011
The victim lived in Pine Hill.
State police have identified the woman struck by several cars and killed on Route 42 in Blackwood early Sunday. The victim was 33-year-old Pine Hill resident Amanda Dadura, according to state police spokesman Sgt. Brian Polite. The fatal accident, which occurred near milepost 9.4, was reported to state police at 1:19 a.m. Investigation by Bellmawr-based state troopers revealed Dadura was walking in the median on Route 42 when she entered the left, northbound lane and was struck by a black 2005 BMW, Polite said. She was subsequently struck by several other vehicles. All drivers remained at the scene and were interviewed by detectives. It took investigators several days to identify the victim. On Wednesday, state police released photos of …
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
A woman was killed when she was struck by several cars while walking along Route 42 early Sunday.
State police have released photographs of two tattoos near the feet of a woman struck by several cars and killed as she walked along Route 42, in Blackwood, early Sunday. The fatal accident, which occurred near milepost 9.4, was reported to state police at 1:19 a.m. The victim is described as being white with dirty blond or brown hair and brown eyes, according to state police spokesman Sgt. Brian Polite. She was wearing a black T-shirt, blue jeans shorts (size 9) and black flip flops, as well as a blue rubber band around her left wrist. The victim had a tattoo on her left ankle of a red heart with the name "Mandy" written on it. On her right foot, she had a tattoo of a butterfly with a shooting star from ankle to toes. Investigation by …
State police have been unable to identify a woman struck by cars on Route 42 early Sunday.
A woman was struck by cars and killed on Route 42 in the township early Sunday. State police have been unable to identify the victim, who is said to have had tattoos on her feet. One tattoo says "Mandy," the other is of a small butterfly. State police are expected to release photos of the tattoos this afternoon. The woman was walking north on Route 42 when she was struck, according to reports. Check back with Gloucester Township Patch for more information.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
The indictments were handed down Tuesday—the same day Gov. Christie signed "Schultz's Law."
The Gloucester Township Police Department family received a double dose of good news out of Camden and Trenton on the K-9 Schultz front this week. A Camden County grand jury on Tuesday indicted two Gloucester County men in connection with last November's infamous Blackwood Chinese restaurant robbery that led to the death of the beloved K-9, according to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office. "I'm certainly pleased that the prosecutor's office is working so closely with us on this case and has proceeded to get the indictments," Gloucester Township Police Chief W. Harry Earle said today. Police also learned today that Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday signed into law a measure named after K-9 Schultz that strengthens the penalties for those …
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
The one-vehicle crash happened around 5:15 a.m. this morning.
Two women were injured in a one-vehicle crash on Route 42 this morning. Emergency personnel were dispatched to the accident scene—near milemarker 8.0 in the township's Blackwood section—at 5:15 a.m., according to a state police spokesman. A state trooper witnessed the crash, New Jersey State Police acting Lt. Stephen Jones said. The black GMC Jimmy was southbound on Route 42 when it veered off of the highway. The SUV struck a tree on the west side of Route 42, with the driver's-side door bearing the brunt of the crash, according to Jones. The GMC's driver, identified by Jones as 50-year-old Philadelphia resident Jean Brown, had to be extricated from the SUV. Brown was flown by state police medevac to Cooper University Hospital in Camden. …
Monday, May 23, 2011
The Route 42 southbound ramp to Route 295 southbound, in Bellmawr, will be closed overnight one day next week.
Drivers who use Route 295–especially at night–will need to keep an eye out for ramp closures in Gloucester and Camden counties next week. The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced they’d be periodically shutting on- and off-ramps to accommodate the ongoing Route 295 resurfacing. All work is weather-dependent. NJDOT is rehabbing 295 in Barrington, Bellmawr, Cherry Hill, Haddon Heights, Haddonfield, Lawnside and Tavistock in Camden County and West Deptford and Westville in Gloucester County. The project also includes replacing five I-295 bridge decks. Construction began in June 2009 and is scheduled for completion in summer 2012. Motorists are encouraged to check the project website at state.nj.us/transportation/commuter/…