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Joseph Patrick Quinlan, of Mullica Hill/Gloucester City; Dell Tech Employee, GCHS Alum

"Roey" On August 10, 2022, at the age of 58. Of Mullica Hill. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving husband of 35 years to Kimberly A. Quinlan (nee Harris). Loving father of Kristi Little (Matthew), Erin Quinlan, and Melissa Finlay (Charles). Cherished “Poppy Joe” of M.J., Grady, and Ava. Beloved brother of Catherine Wiley (late Glenn), Terry Graf (Matthew), Marge McIntyre, Debra Marshall (Bob), and Regina Stief (Michael). Predeceased by his parents, Francis E. Quinlan and Florence Sauer Quinlan, as well as his brother, Francis Quinlan. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends. Joe was a graduate... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Says Thank You to Gaudreau Golf Tournament Sponsors and Players; Tourney Winners Listed

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 7, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester Catholic congratulates all tournament winners during the 6th Annual Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament at Blue Heron Pines on July 29th. We would also like to thank all tournament sponsors for supporting tuition assistance for Gloucester Catholic students. To view all tournament photos, see: https://www.facebook.com/gchsrams/posts/10158816525467727 TOURNAMENT WINNERS Top Foursome: Matthew Fitzgerald, Cameron Fitzgerald, Paul Blais, Kevin Bishop Closet to Pin: John Gaudreau Longest Drive: Joe Malcarney Straightest Drive: Titus Cooke TOURNAMENT SPONSOR ¨ CDM Electronics MVP SPONSOR ¨ In Memory of Joseph Keller BLUE JACKET HOLE SPONSORS ¨ Sports Management ¨ John Gaudreau -... Read more →


Rosemary Joan Kenney, of Gloucester City, age 99

On July 27, 2022, age 99, Rosemary Joan Kenney, of Gloucester City, NJ, passed away peacefully in her sleep at Woodbury Mews Assisted Living in Woodbury, NJ. She was born to the late Samuel and Mary Rose Goodman (nee Bozarth), December 20, 1922, in Woodbury, NJ. Except for a brief 5-year period, in Vineland, NJ due to her father’s employment, Rosemary was a lifelong resident of Gloucester City, NJ and devoted parishioner of Saint Mary’s Catholic Church. During her brief time in Vineland, Rosemary graduated from Sacred Heart Grammar School and Sacred Heart High School, graduating in June 1940. It... Read more →


Dorothy 'Dot' Ann Wrigley (nee Lang) of Gloucester City

On July 26, 2022. Age 76. Of Gloucester City. (nee Lang) Loving and devoted wife of 45 years to the late Elwood J. “Bud” Wrigley. Loving mother of Joseph “Bud” Wrigley and his wife, Krista. Cherished grandmother of Natalie and Angela. Beloved sister Frank Lang (Lisa) and the late John Lang (surviving Pat). Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, John and Rebecca Lang (nee McQuaid). Dot was a longtime devoted parishioner of St. Mary’s Church. She loved vacations at the Jersey Shore, shopping and being surrounded by her family. Relatives and friends are invited... Read more →


Marie C. Ezzi, age 77, of Gloucester City

Marie C. Ezzi (nee Harris) age 77 of Gloucester City, passed away Friday, July 22, 2022. Mrs. Ezzi was born in Camden and lived in Gloucester City while she worked as a clerk for the City of Camden. Marie is survived and will be sadly missed by her siblings; William Harris, Julie Anne Harris, and Patricia Karlsen. Predeceased by her brother, Frank Harris. Mrs. Ezzi was predeceased by her children; Joseph, Marie Dobbins(Michael), Eric, Michael, Anthony, and Kevin. She was also predeceased by her granddaughter Erica Dobbins. She is also survived by her granddaughter Stephanie Ezzi, great-granddaughter Gianna, and many... Read more →


Brooklawn American Legion Post 72 Opens State Finals Friday

The New Jersey State 2021 Runner-Up Brooklawn Legion the 2022 District 4 Champions opens play 3:30 Friday in Woodridge New Jersey, overlooking Manhattan NY, seeking revenge from 2021 Brooklawn the lone unbeaten team in 2021 Championship Game lost to a one loss team. Because of Tournament rules the Championship game was winner take all regardless of record The Brookers, a common name when Legion Baseball State Playoffs start will face District 4 runner-up Mullica Hill. Brooklawn with an overall season record of 22 - 2, defeated Mullica Hill the 2 times they met this season. Brooklawn lost one game locally... Read more →


CNB Fishing News Maryland: Chesapeake Bay Anglers See Large Number of Speckled Trout, Bluefish, and Spot

July 20, 2022 by Keith Lockwood, fisheries biologist Maryland Department of Natural Resources Photo by Bob Bruns Chesapeake Bay anglers received a welcome surprise this week with the arrival of wonderful numbers of speckled trout, bluefish, and spot. These offer great alternatives during the striped bass closure in the Chesapeake Bay through July 31 and the tidal Potomac River until August 21. Elsewhere, the waters off Ocean City are offering excellent fishing for a mix of species including black sea bass, tuna, and white marlin. There is also plenty of great fishing throughout Maryland waters for freshwater anglers. The Maryland... Read more →


*You Are Invited: The Belles of St. Marys/St Mary's Cadet Mass and Lunch August 8

MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 2022 AT 8 AM LOVE, PRAY, EAT EVENT OF THE BELLE'S OF SAINT MARY'S / SAINT MARY'S CADETS GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 18, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Former alumni and friends of The Belles's of Saint Mary's/Saint Mary's Cadets, and anyone affiliated with either group are invited to attend a memorial mass at 8 AM at Saint Mary's Church, Monmouth and Atlantic Streets on Monday, August 8. (Coffee/Snacks to follow). On the same day at 12 noon those interested are invited to lunch at the Empire Diner, Brooklawn Circle, Brooklawn. Please send the year you graduated and marched, taught to Carol... Read more →


Len Lacovara Jr., Brooklawn Policeman, Owner of J&L Delivery, Army Veteran, GCHS Alum Class of '56

Leonard L. Lacovara, Jr. passed away peacefully with his family by his side on July 10, 2022 at the age of 85. Resident of Mantua, formerly of Brooklawn. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Josette (nee Seyller); children: Nicholas (Lisa), John (Barbara), the late Len, and Marc (Donna); grandchildren: Crystal, Niccole, the late Marc (Alesa), Lauren, Kaitlyn (Anthony), Lenny, and Kendal; great-grandchildren: Noah, Rylie, Chloe, Alex, Carter Jo, and Cooper; sister, Danielle. Len was a stand-out athlete at Gloucester Catholic High School (Class of 1956) where he played football, basketball, baseball, and track. He is a proud... Read more →


VIDEO:

Fond Memories Of Our 8 Labrador Retrievers, Gone To Soon

UPDATED WITH NEW PHOTOS AND INFORMATION William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Erica (left) and Lacey were friends from the first day they met. (CNBNews photo) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 4, 2022)(CNBNews)--We have been very fortunate to own so many wonderful Labrador retrievers over our 58 years of marriage. Three of our Labs were therapy dogs, Lacey, and Erica, both deceased, and now Peyton. Seeing the face of a senior citizen and or a patient in a hospital brighten when we walk into their room with our dog is very rewarding. One of the places we visited with Lacey was... Read more →


*Chiefs Basketball Camp Open to Boys/Girls Entering Grades 3-11; Run By Head Coach Eric Cassidy

Chiefs Basketball Camp Who: Boys and Girls entering grades 3-11 Cost: $185 per player per week. Where: Memorial Field basketball courts Marlton NJ When: JULY 25 THROUGH JULY 28 FROM 8 AM -11:30 AM Sign up Link www.chiefsbasketballcamp.com Chiefs Basketball Camp is run by Cherokee Chief Head Coach Eric Cassidy. Coach Cassidy has 14 years of Head Coaching experience. During his 14 years, he has over 250 wins, 5 conference titles, 4 final appearances, and 1 South Jersey Championship. Chiefs Basketball Camp is designed to teach the skills, techniques, fundamentals, and knowledge of basketball under the guidance of an experienced... Read more →


New Items Added to the Johnny Gaudreau Golf Tournament Online Auction

The Johnny Gaudreau Golf Tournament is now live and ready for your bids! Visit the link below and register to bid on many exciting items: Click here to view Online Auction and Bid On Items! The Gaudreau Golf Tournament will be held on July 29th, 2022 at Blue Heron Golf Club in Egg Harbor City, NJ. Proceeds from the tournament and the online auction provide scholarships to students wishing to attend Gloucester Catholic. See items up for bid below! Bidding is easy and can be done right on your laptop, home computer or cell phone! Check back early and often... Read more →


Eleanor M. Ernharth, age 81 of West Deptford/Gloucester City; GCHS Class of '59, former Cafeteria Cook

On June 27, 2022. Age 81. Of West Deptford. Formerly a longtime resident of Gloucester City. Loving angel and devoted wife of 59 years to Ronald L. Ernharth. Loving mother of Ronald L. Ernharth (Norraine), Thomas S. Ernharth (Rebecca), Christine Gentile (Randall), Denise Monahon (Larry) and Melissa Ernharth (Brett). Cherished MomMom of LeighAnn Ernharth, Kara Ernharth (Michael Kaplan), Taylor Gentile, Abigail Ernharth, Matthew Ernharth, Allison Gentile, Lauren Gentile, Kassidy Monahon and Brandon Monahan. Also survived by her daughter-in-law, Cindy Ernharth and predeceased by her son-in-law, Mark Gentile. Eleanor was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic class of 1959, where she later... Read more →


*GCHS Johnny Gaudreau Golf Tournament July 29

6th Annual Johnny Gaudreau Golf Tournament Set for July 29 at Blue Heron Pines: Golf Registrations & Sponsorships Available!! About The Gaudreau Golf Tournament The Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament will provide families with financial need the opportunity to give their sons and daughters a Gloucester Catholic education. All proceeds directly fund scholarships and tuition assistance. Sponsorship and Golf Registration If you are interested in donating a sponsorship, please indicate the level of your donation below by filling in the sponsorship box. The levels of sponsorship are listed below. If you are registering to golf in the tournament, or you... Read more →


Rose Havens, of Collingswood and Gloucester City, age 90; GCHS Alumnus

On May 29, 2022. Age 90. (nee Bernard) Of Collingswood. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving wife of 32 years to the late Donald J. Havens. Cherished mother of Anne (Joseph) Croasdale, Stephen (Janet) Havens, Virginia Havens, Jacqueline Havens, and the late Michael J. Havens. Dear Sister of Theresa McCarthy, Virginia M. King, Rev. Father Jack Bernard, Patricia Ludwig and Joan Nishina. Predeceased by her siblings: Margaret Krusic, Mary Gorman and William Bernard. Beloved grandmother of Natalie (Matthew), Michael, David, Stephen, Victoria, Lauren and Lindsey (Hooper). Devoted great-grandmother of Jessamine. Survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. Rose... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic's Salute to Class of 2022 Campaign: Mackenzie Boyle '22 Asks For Your Support! 

Nearly $1,500 Raised to Date! Let's HONOR the Graduating Seniors of our Remarkable CLASS OF 2022! The funds will be applied to senior graduation expenses and awards benefiting the graduates as we close out the current year. So far we have raised nearly $1,500 for the Class of 2022! Click on image below as senior Mackenzie Boyle asks for your support of the Class of 2022! ‌ Ways To Give! VENMO -- @gcramsgiving ONLINE -- http://gchsrams.org/wordpress/?p=10085 TRADITIONAL MAIL -- Make Check Payable to Gloucester Catholic Gloucester Catholic High School 333 Ridgeway Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030 Once a Ram ....... Read more →


Memorial Day, A Time To Honor The Fallen Heroes In Gloucester City And In Every Community Throughout Our Nation

Gloucester High School War Memorial (CNBNewsnet photo credit) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 29, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester High School has erected a wonderful tribute to honor those residents who died for our country. The beautiful war memorial is placed near the entrance to the school, Market Street and Crescent Blvd. The names of the residents who fought in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the War on Terrorism are inscribed on a bronze plaque. Insignias of each of the branches of the service are engraved at the bottom of the... Read more →


*CASSIDY’S MEMORIAL DAY Baseball Clinic May 30th

Location: Brooklawn, NJ Address: Pershing Rd , Brooklawn, NJ 08030 Phone: 8563044632 Dates: 05/30/22 - 05/30/22 Ages: U8 U9 U10 U11 U12 Contact: Joshua M Cassidy - Please do not contact (spam) Joshua M Cassidy for reasons other than the purpose of the listing. Cassidy’s Baseball clinic is designed to teach the skills, techniques, fundamentals, and knowledge of baseball under the guidance of an experienced coaching staff. This 4-hour clinic offers an opportunity for all athletes, regardless of ability level, to participate in an exciting clinic of baseball training and game simulation. Age and skill levels will be separated into... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic's Salute to Class of 2022 Campaign: Tanner Jones '22 Asks For Your Support! 

Let's HONOR the Graduating Seniors of our Remarkable CLASS OF 2022! The funds will be applied to senior graduation expenses and awards benefiting the graduates as we close out the current year. Click on image below as senior Tanner Jones asks for your support of the Class of 2022! ‌ Ways To Give! VENMO -- @gcramsgiving ONLINE -- http://gchsrams.org/wordpress/?p=10085 TRADITIONAL MAIL -- Make Check Payable to Gloucester Catholic Gloucester Catholic High School 333 Ridgeway Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030 Once a Ram .... Always a Ram! If you would like additional information, please contact Pat Murphy at pmurphy@gchsrams.org Read more →


GCHS Salute to the Class of 2022 Campaign

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HONOR A STUDENT SEE BELOW Ways To Give! VENMO -- @gcramsgiving ONLINE -- http://gchsrams.org/wordpress/?p=10085 TRADITIONAL MAIL -- Make Check Payable to Gloucester Catholic Gloucester Catholic High School 333 Ridgeway Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030 Once a Ram .... Always a Ram! If you would like additional information, please contact Pat Murphy at pmurphy@gchsrams.org RELATED CATEGORIES GLOUCESTER CATHOLIC RAMS ALUMNI Read more →


GCHS v GHS Alumni Softball Game Tonight at 6 PM at Johnson Blvd LL Field

RELATED CATEGORIES Rams vs Lions Alumni Softball Game was a success GLOUCESTER CATHOLIC HS GLOUCESTER HIGH SCHOOL RAMS ALUMNI LIONS ALUMNI BREAKFAST CLUB Read more →


Mike Greene of Mantua/Gloucester City; Operating Engineers, GCHS Alum, Vietnam War Vet, Softball Player

UPDATED WITH PHOTOS On May 17, 2022. Age 79. Of Mantua. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving father of Michael S. Greene, Jr. (Christina), Beth Ann Perrone (Mark) and Brian Greene (Julie). Cherished grandfather of Michael III, Kyle, Olivia, Karlee, Logan, Daniel and Dominic. Beloved son of Ruth Greene (nee Sweeney) and the late Herbert I. Greene. Loving brother of Susan Vittorelli, Larry Greene, Ruthanne Greene and the late Stephen Greene. Also survived by his former wife Marie DeVone (nee Leafey) and dear friend, Neil Campbell. Mike was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School class of 1960. He went on... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY:

Thank You to Gloucester City's Board of Education

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 19, 2022)--I don't try to hide my disappointment in America's public education and never will apologize for wanting today's kids to have the high quality of education we had decades ago. That being said, I also try to be fair and congratulate those who make changes in the right direction. This week I read that "trades" will be CNBNews graphic file reintroduced to Gloucester City schools. A sincere thank you to those who made this happen. I read so many Facebook posts from the boys of the 1960s discussing their woodshop or... Read more →


GROWING UP GLOUCESTER: "Crashing" A Wedding Reception, a Saturday Night Tradition Back in the Day

GROWING UP IN GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews)--From left to right, Ed "Hootie" DiGiacomo, George Walsh, unknown, Jack "The Rat" Hargraves, unknown, Pat "Dempsey" Welsh, standing Ed Dailey. It is believed the two photos were taken at a wedding reception being held at either the VFW Hall, 27-29 North Burlington Street, Gloucester City, or the West Collingswood Fire Hall on Nicholson Road. The year of the top photo is sometime between 1960 and 1970. The photo below was taken sometime in the 70s, from left, George Cleary Jr., Ed Simila, Lou Grello, Bob Seufert, unknown, and John Azzari, unknown. RELATED: GLOUCESTER... Read more →


Gloucester High School Class of '62 Luncheon (photos)

BROOKLAWN, NJ (May10, 2022)(CNBNews)--The Gloucester High School Class of '62 held their luncheon on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at the Empire Diner, Brooklawn. Those in attendance included Bob Bevan, Connie & Bill Cleary, Bill & Carol Elenbark, Bonnie & Wayne Flegler, Kathy Hampton, Rick Legge & Arlene, Ron Middleton, Joe Moen, Diane Murray, Diana Raroha, Bart Rettew, Judy Weichman, Jim & Gail Zehner and Karen Zirbser. ##### For a few laughs we added a video of the Dancing Salsa Dogs Read more →


NATIONAL TEACHER APPRECIATION DAY:

A Salute to Each and Every Teacher Across the Nation

This year the National Year of the Teacher and National Teacher Appreciation Day is May 2-6 and May 3, 2022. In 1986 President Ronald Reagan captured the significance that teachers have on each of us in the following proclamation honoring teachers across the United States. December 22, 1986 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation When Henry Adams wrote, "A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops," he expressed a sentiment that any student could share. Teachers help us learn to read, to write, and to count-and how to study. By word... Read more →


THANK YOU GLOUCESTER CATHOLIC FOR "SEALING THE DEAL!!"

PHILANTHROPY WEEK 2022: GRAND TOTAL ANNOUNCED! THANK YOU GCHS! WE DID IT!!!! Gloucester Catholic is proud to announce our GRAND TOTAL of $222,379.77 raised during the Philanthropy Week 2022 Campaign! As of Wednesday, April 27, 2022, our alumni and friends helped us reach the following milestones in this historic campaign: * 454 Total Gifts * Total Amount -- $222,379.77 in gifts and pledges, which represents * $22,379.77 over our goal of $200,000! The Gloucester Catholic Family thanks all who have reached out with donations. The RAM SPIRIT is truly alive! The final Class Rankings for the total number of donations... Read more →


GCHS PHILANTHROPY WEEK 2022: We Are Closing In On Our $200,000 Goal!

Hello Fellow Rams!!! We are closing in quickly on our school goal of $200,000 raised during Philanthropy Week 2022, a campaign that will provide tuition assistance to future Rams and their families! We are happy to announce two new Ram Club Leadership gifts today. A shout out to: • Andrew and Lauren Walker, representing the Classes of 1998 and 1999, and • Scott Bennett, Class of 1975. These alumni recently made generous Leadership gifts of $5,000 apiece. This brings the total number of Leadership gifts of $110,000. Overall, to date we have received: • 345 Total Gifts • $171,815.00 in... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: U.S. schools are flush with cash, but struggling to spend it on schedule

Matt Barnum, Chalkbeat It seems like a balanced equation: Schools need a lot of help, but they also have record sums of federal money to spend. CNBNews graphic file If only it were that simple. Across the country, schools are struggling to spend their COVID relief dollars as quickly as planned. Their efforts are running up against a national labor shortage and supply chain issues, which are making it difficult to do things like hire tutors or renovate dilapidated buildings. “We’ve got money we’d like to spend if we can get the personnel to be able to do so,” said... Read more →


CNB SPORTS NEWS: American Legion Baseball Alumni who Graduated to the Big Leagues(A to B)

Allen, Dick Played American Legion Baseball: Post 749, Wampum, Pa. Allen, Hank Played American Legion Baseball: Post 749, Wampum, Pa. Allen, Ron Played American Legion Baseball: Post 749, Wampum, Pa. Almon, Bill Played American Legion Baseball: Warwick, R.I. (reached 1971 ALWS) Alomar, Roberto Played American Legion Baseball: Post Salinas, Puerto Rico Anderson, George "Sparky" Played American Legion Baseball: Los Angeles Crenshaw Post 715 (won ALWS in 1951) Anderson, Allan Played American Legion Baseball: Post 11, Lancaster, Ohio Ashburn, Richie Played American Legion Baseball: Tilden, Neb. Ashford, Tucker Played American Legion Baseball: Post 1, Memphis, Tenn. (reached ALWS in 1972-73) Babcock,... Read more →


Gloucester High School Boys Basketball NJSIAA State Champs; LIONS Win First Sectional Title in 51 Years

photo credit Jeremy Roemmich RELATED: SEE PHOTO ALBUM GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 15, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--This past week, the Gloucester High School boys basketball team finished its historic run in NJSIAA State Playoffs. The Lions finished the season 21-10 were able to capture the school's first sectional title in 51 years of our program's rich history. photo credit Jeremy Roemmich The Lions fans were loud and vocal and were at each game supporting their team. photo credit Jeremy Roemmich This team’s run started with a win over 13th seeded Clayton by a score of 87-67. Leading the Lions in scoring was Jr.... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Alumni Association Communion Breakfast, Sunday April 3

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 14, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The Mass and Communion Breakfast will be held in the Monsignor Lucitt Hall, Cumberland Street, Gloucester City. Mass begins 9 AM. The Award winners this year include Dan Sheeran, Bob Nark, Tom Reed, and Neen Raspa. Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Philanthropy Week Begins March 13

Please we need your support... Gloucester Catholic announces Philanthropy Week 2022, set to kick off on Sunday, March 13th! Will you help us reach this year's goal of $200,000? Click here to view a PW 2022 video and see how your Donations Have Made a Difference for Our Students! Read more →


OPINION: Those in Charge of the Gloucester City School System Are Failing The Students

AN ESTIMATED 600 STUDENTS ARE ABSENT EACH DAY IN THE DISTRICT: William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files To the surprise of many Gloucester City residents the local Board of Education in December 2020 approved the expenditure of $1.3 million to install a astro-type material on the school's football field and running track. Why did the school need such an expensive upgrade for their football field? The football team plays five home games a season. Since the school opened in 1962, a natural grass field has been sufficient. The construction started when the Covid-19 pandemic was at its... Read more →


SJIBT Hall of Fame to Honor Gloucester Catholic's Maggie McIntyre and Mary Gedaka on Sunday, February 20th

Maggie McIntyre (photo provided) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 16, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)-The South Jersey Invitational Basketball Tournament (SJIBT) Hall of Fame will honor Gloucester Catholic's own Maggie McIntyre and Mary Gedaka on Sunday, February 20th at Eastern Regional High School in a 3:45 pm ceremony. The two GCHS alumni will be inducted into the SJIBT Hall of Fame, with a tournament game to immediately follow the ceremony. Mary Gedaka (photo provided) The two former Lady Rams' stars led the program to some of the greatest success in school history prior to their graduations in 2016. Mary Gedaka proved to be one of... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY:

Does It Pay To Be Poor?

CNBNews photo credit The football field and running track at the $87 million Gloucester City Elementary Middle School, 5th and Market Street, Gloucester City, NJ. In the summer of 2016, the public learned that the new middle school would have a football field and jogging track. CNBNew searched South Jersey to see if there were any other school districts that have a middle school football field, especially a lighted one and found none. In fact, we could find no middle school football teams in the state of New Jersey. Related: Gloucester City School Board Seeking Bids for Middle School Field... Read more →


The Dreaded Covid-19/Omicron Virus Strikes Home

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Last Sunday evening I developed a sore throat. I didn’t give it much thought; after all a sore throat for anyone living in what is known to some as "cancer alley" is a normal ailment for most residents in this location. But, early Monday morning around 3 AM, I awaken with a dry cough and I was sweating profusely. My temperature was 99.5 degrees, I was nauseous, and had a pounding headache. Like a good soldier, I had followed the government’s instructions and gotten my two Pfizer inoculations and the booster shot. Because of... Read more →


Gloucester High over Gloucester Catholic 60-48

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 8, 2022)--Gloucester High's Liam Gorman and Aydan Hagan led the Lions to a 60-48 win over Gloucester Catholic today, Saturday. The two teams battled to a 19-19 tie in the first half and traded blows for most of the third quarter until the end of the period. Gloucester erased a one-point deficit by scoring eight straight points, including two 3s by Hagan, one of them just before the buzzer, according to NJ.com Hagan, a junior, had five triples against the Rams last year and three more in this one. After his clutch shooting in the third... Read more →


Rowan 2022 Baseball Schedule Released

GLASSBORO, NJ - The Rowan baseball schedule is set for the 2022 season as the Profs look to build on the success from last year when they reached the Division III College World Series and won the NJAC Championship. Rowan heads into the year ranked 16th in the nation in Collegiate Baseball’s Division III Preseason Poll. SCHEDULE​ The Profs will open the season on March 1 at Swarthmore and head to Virginia Wesleyan for a weekend series on March 5-6 before heading to their spring training trip at the Russ Matt Invitational in Florida. The schedule at the Russ Matt... Read more →


Growing Up In Gloucester City: Steve Ferry Tops; Lions Win Opener

Editor's Note: We thought this article from our archives and several others we will publish this week were newsworthy and an interesting read. If you like the idea let us know and we will continue the practice in the future. GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (APRIL 8, 1982)--Steve Ferry supplied a 4-for-4 game, drove in four runs, and won the accolades of Coach Al Higginbotham after leading Gloucester High School to an opening 15-1 victory over host Penns Grove last Thursday. “Steve played exceptionally well,” said Higginbotham. “He had an outstanding game at the plate, was great fielding at first base, and... Read more →


Growing Up in Gloucester City: West Snares Rams Opener Score 12-10

Editor's Note: We thought this article from our archives and several others we will publish this week were newsworthy and an interesting read. If you like the idea let us know and we will continue the practice in the future. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 8, 1982)--Catcher Bob Zimmerman took stitches in his hand after sliding home in last Thursday’s opener against Cherry Hill West. It sort of set the pattern for Gloucester Catholic’s baseball team, which dropped the game, 12-10. “Our pitching was bad. It was a terrible day,” lamented Coach Joe Barth, Jr. “We had a few mistakes fielding... Read more →


GROWING UP GLOUCESTER: Quigley's Lumber, who Played in the Carmen Palmiero Basketball League

GROWING UP GLOUCESTER Gloucester City, NJ (Mid-1950's)--Top Row, from left-Coach Elenbark, unknown, John Hindsley, Buchanan, Bill Connelly, John Elenbark, unknown Bottom row-Lou Dunkle, unknown, Freihoff, Bob Ackley, unknown, McLaughlin, Bill Reinhardt Editor's note: Quigley's Lumber office building was located at Market Street and the railroad where the Lighthouse Baptist Church is today. They also had warehouses along on Johnson Blvd., on either side of Nicholson Road, and also on Jersey Avenue, near 7th Street in those days. The Johnson Blvd. warehouses were destroyed by fire. If you know the names of the unknown players and or the first names of... Read more →


Casey Johnson Named Captain of GCHS Ice Hockey Team

As team captain, junior ready to lead Gloucester Catholic onto ice By Mark Zimmaro - Casey Johnson was an easy choice for captain of the Gloucester Catholic High School ice hockey team. In fact, it was unanimous. Each year during the preseason, the Rams take a vote in the locker room to decide who will have the “C” stitched over his heart on the maroon and white sweater and lead the team onto the ice each game. Although he’s just a junior, Johnson was the popular choice, receiving every possible vote from his teammates. Johnson’s own vote was the only... Read more →


*Support GCHS Through AMAZON SMILE

Support Gloucester Catholic Through Amazon Smile! School Will Receive Money Back on Every Purchase! You can now support Gloucester Catholic Through the Amazon Smile Program!! Do you shop on Amazon? If yes, it is easy to support Gloucester Catholic with each purchase. Our school will receive .5% of every purchase from Amazon and there is no cost to the purchaser. A few minutes to set up are all it takes. How to set up on your browser * If you type in the word 'smile.' before Amazon.com, you will be brought to the same Amazon site, but on the fundraising... Read more →


John J. DeRago, of Cherry Hill, GCHS Alumni

John J. DeRago, age 72 of Cherry Hill, NJ passed away at Samaritan Hospice, Voorhees, NJ on November 10, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. John was born April 2, 1949 in Camden, NJ to the late Michael J. Jr. and Mary (Grassi) DeRago. He was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School and West Virginia University. John began his career in banking and finance and later went into insurance sales. He owned and operated DeRago Insurance Services for 35 years. He truly cared for each and every one of his clients and considered many of them friends. He enjoyed... Read more →


Rams and Lions Battle Thursday for City Bragging Rights

Editor's Note: The excerpt below is from the Renewal of Friendship booklet which was released in 1993 when the annual Thanksgiving Day football game between Gloucester High and Gloucester Catholic was resumed after nearly 30 years. The game will be played at the John Lynch Field at Gloucester High School, Rt. 130 and Market Street, on Thursday. Kickoff 10:30 AM Related: Two and One-Half-Hours BY G.J. FERGUSON (CNBNewsnet)(Gloucester City NJ)(Nov. 27, 2019)--It has been nearly three decades since the last City-Series game was played in 1965. At times, it seems like it was only yesterday. But, sadly it wasn't. With... Read more →


Charles “Bud” Reilly, Sr., of Missouri/Gloucester City; GCHS Alum, Member Sportsmen AC/Ducks Unlimited

Charles George Reilly, Sr. August 18, 1941 - November 05, 2021 Charles “Bud” Reilly, Sr. 1941-2021 Charles George Reilly, Sr. 80, Mound City, Missouri passed away Friday, November 5, 2021. He was born August 18, 1941, in Camden City, New Jersey to Charles and Margaret (Glascoe) Reilly. Charles married Alma Pedersen on September 7, 1963. She survives at home. He was an environmental engineer for Exide Corp. working in lead reclamation. Charles was a member of the Sportsman’s AC in Gloucester, NJ, and Ducks Unlimited Squaw Creek Chapter, and was inducted into the Waterfowler’s Hall of Fame in 2014. He... Read more →


Tom O'Donnell, 86, of Gloucester City; Electronics Engineer, Member of KofC Council #674

Gloucester City. – Surrounded by his loving family, at home, Tom passed away peacefully on October 30, 2021, at the age of 88. Longtime resident of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted husband of 56 years to the late Kathleen T. O’Donnell (nee Delahunty). Loving father of Dr. Deborah Mulgrew (Joseph), the late Kevin B. O’Donnell (surviving Vicki), Kelly Duffy (John), Tricia Cunningham (the late Steve McNulty), Michael O’Donnell (Denise) and Thomas E. O’Donnell, Esq. (Ruth). Cherished grandfather of 16 and great grandfather of 11. Beloved brother of Lee O’Donnell (Peg) and brother-in-law of the late John and Margaret Jagielski. Also... Read more →