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Week in Review: Big Job Cuts, Idea for 9/11 Victim Memorial

In this extremely newsy week in West Deptford, supporters plan a field house in memory of Nick Brandemarti Jr., AmerisourceBergen plans to leave town, a local heads to the Super Bowl and more.

Field House Dedicated to 9/11 Victim Brandemarti Proposed to BOE

A group wants to build a field house in honor of West Deptford’s Nick Brandemarti Jr., who was killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11. Commenters are split—what do you think?

72 Jobs on Chopping Block as AmerisourceBergen Leaves West Deptford

The pharmaceutical company alerted state authorities it will terminate 72 people as it closes its West Deptford location.

Once upon a time, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco played at West Deptford—and lost (but he did break a major record that day).

Woodbury Native Bryant McKinnie Makes Super Bowl Debut

Bryant McKinnie may be a star offensive tackle now, but he got his start in Woodbury.

'El Wingador' Simmons Indicted on 13 Cocaine Charges

Just before Friday’s Wing Bowl, Bill “El Wingador” Simmons, a five-time Wing Bowl champ, was indicted on cocaine charges. He was arrested last year in Gloucester County.

Cousins Working in Harmony Maintain Instruments at Coles Music Shop

These cousins are in synch with their mission to help musicians make beautiful music, from children through professionals.

West Deptford Company Crowns Wing Eating Champ on Eve of Wing Bowl 21

The township has its own chicken wing champion, courtesy of a local competitive eating contest.

Knoblock to Sign with Towson University

The West Deptford track star makes her college pick official, and will celebrate on National Signing Day.

Photos: Detection Dog Shows Off Skills to WDHS Students

A rescue dog, named after a dog who worked at ground zero, shows off her blossoming skills to West Deptford students.

Police say Matthew Brangan is the suspect in two West Deptford burglaries. He was also on the county sheriff’s most wanted list.

Steve Sweeney Won’t Run for Governor in '13

The state Senate president and West Deptford resident says he wants to protect the Democratic majority in the Legislature more than he wants to run for governor.

These are just a few of the many stories West Deptford Patch brought you this week. Scroll through our news archive for the full list.

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