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*GHS Class of 1981 Celebrating Their 40th Reunion

Gloucester High School (CNBNews photo Gloucester City High School Class of 1981 announces Our 40th-year reunion will be held Saturday, October 23, 2021, 7-11 PM Members of GHS Classes of 1980 and 1982 are cordially invited to join us! Reunion venue: Elizabeth’s Ballroom Catering by Dolson Family Catering 419 Highland Boulevard Gloucester City, NJ, 08030 Cost: $55.00 p/p 7-11 PM Please send payment by September 7, 2021, or before to: Pat Gartland 820 Chambers Ave. Gloucester City, NJ, 08030 Indicate in the memo which class you are from Payment can also be made by downloading the Zelle app and send... Read more →


John A. Brophy, 34, Gloucester City; Graduate Apprentice of International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, GCHS Alum

On September 27, 2021. Age 34. Of Gloucester City. Cherished Son of Jay F. and JoAnne C. (nee Kent) Brophy. Devoted brother of Jay F. Brophy (Megan Murphy) and Shane P. Brophy (Alyssa Smith). Loving maternal grandson of Veronica Kent. Loving maternal step-grandson of Dorothy Kent and the late Robert Kent. Beloved paternal grandson of the late Jack and Bert Brophy. Adored uncle and godfather of Layla Marie Brophy. Survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, great-aunts and great-uncles. John was born in Voorhees and was a lifelong resident of Gloucester City. He played baseball for Gloucester City Little League and... Read more →


*The Shirley O'Day-Joy Solomen Rowan University/Glassboro State College Athletic Hall of Fame

GLASSBORO, NJ – Tickets are now available for the 2021 induction ceremony of the Shirley O'Day-Joy Solomen Rowan University/Glassboro State College Athletic Hall of Fame, which will be held on Sunday, October 24, in conjunction with Homecoming Weekend. The Hall of Fame Class consists of John Bunting – Football Coach (1988-92); Mary Marino – Field Hockey and Women's Lacrosse Coach (1987-97; 1988-97 and 1999-07); Moriah Holmstrom – Field Hockey (1997-00); Tiffany Miller – Softball (1994-97); Bob Pfeffer – Baseball (1975-78); Mike Rucci – Baseball (2002-05); and Rob Scott – Men's Basketball (1994-98). The induction ceremony, with a brunch buffet, is... Read more →


George A. Mottram, of Gloucester City, age 73; Double-Dated with Elvis, Teacher, Mobile Oil Employee, GCHS Alumnus

Gloucester City - On September 24, 2021. Age 73. Loving husband of 50 years to JoAnn (nee Zedalis), his cherished daughters: Jaime Guldin (Michael) and Jodi Palumbo. Loving grandfather to Kyla, Michael, David, and Paul, and great grandfather to Jaxon. He is preceded in death by his sisters Jan and Bobbie and his grandson Joey. A lifelong Gloucester City resident, George was a standout athlete at Gloucester Catholic known for his quickness. “White Lightening” went on to attend Christian University in Memphis TN, where he once went on a double date with Elvis Presley…much to the chagrin of JoAnn. George... Read more →


Farm Financing: Tips on How to Get an Agricultural Loan

Image source Need to buy farm equipment, livestock, or finance an operation? Do you own and operate a farm and need financing? As a farmer, you know that your business requires a lot of supplies to be productive. However, you may not have the necessary funding to acquire the equipment you need for your operation. And obtaining a farm loan might be your first option. An agriculture loan can help you get started or expand your farm business. However, the process of applying for an agriculture loan can sometimes be tricky because your operation is unique. There are several factors... Read more →


Margaret “Peggy” D’Alessandro of Stratford, formerly of Gloucester City; GCHS Alumnus

Margaret “Peggy” D’Alessandro (née O’Leary) Age 88 – Stratford On September 3, 2021, Margaret “Peggy” D’Alessandro (née O’Leary), beloved wife of sixty years to the late Michael A. D'Alessandro, devoted mother of Andrew John, Thomas Michael (JoyceAnna), and Richard Peter (Sandy) D’Alessandro, and loving grandmother of Luke, Maximus, Thomas Jr., and Anthony D’Alessandro, she was born on June 9, 1933, one of five children of John O’Leary and Eva (née Hughes). Raised in Gloucester City, she was valedictorian of her class at Gloucester Catholic High School. A faithful daughter of the Holy Catholic Church, she and her husband contributed to... Read more →


Pat Murphy Named Gloucester Catholic HS's Executive Director of Development

Murphy released the following statement: I am pleased to announce that I have accepted the position of Executive Director of Development at Gloucester Catholic Junior Senior High School. Over the last forty years at Gloucester Catholic I have been a teacher, department chair, boys' basketball coach, athletic director and the director of alumni relations. I am elated to begin my new journey in the development office. In 1993 I attended a workshop with former Principal John Colman. That event led to many of the things we do today. Among those was the establishment of the Alumni Communion Breakfast, the alumni... Read more →


Dewey Dewechter, Past Brooklawn Resident, Electrician, Baseball Aficionado, GCHS Alumnus

Dewey Dewechter Dewey Dewechter – 67, passed away on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, after a prolonged illness at the Meadowview Nursing Home located in Northfield, New Jersey. Born in Camden, Dewey grew up in Brooklawn and attended Gloucester Catholic High School, where he graduated in 1971. A union electrician by trade, but a baseball aficionado at heart, he spent the large majority of his life between the Galloway Township area and the State of Florida, particularly Vero Beach and the Florida Keys. He is survived by his children, Adam Dewechter and Cheryl (Dave) Mitchell; sisters, Maryann (Jim) Nolan, Nancy (John)... Read more →


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Regardless of whether you think bitcoins are the cash of things to come or a passing trend, you can't reject that a few groups have effectively made millions. So with the bait of "simple" cash comes wrongdoing. Also, the wrongdoing is getting greater and more confusing. It used to be unimportant wrongdoing. Individuals will offer to sell something for Bitcoins and won't pay. Or then again offer to sell bitcoins and never convey. You can think that it is in pretty much every online commercial center. It annihilates trust in the framework and is normal. Most keen individuals on the... Read more →


Theresa J. Sauter, of Gloucester City, age 92; Lifelong Parishioner of St. Mary, GCHS Graduate 1948

Passed away peacefully on August 19, 2021. Age 92. Born in Gloucester City, NJ, she was the daughter of the late William J. and May (nee Leupold) Mailley. Devoted wife of to the late Robert J. Sauter, Sr. Beloved mother of Robert J. Sauter, Jr. (Linda), James F. Sauter (late Tricia) and the late Christopher T. Sauter. Loving mom-mom to Gillian, grandmom to Kelly and Michael. Dear sister of James Mailley and the late, Mary “Betty” O’Donnell, Michael Mailley and William Mailley. Theresa was a lifelong Gloucester City resident and graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School, Class of 1948. She... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic's Philanthropy Week Raises $220,000 in Donations from 750 Donors

THE RESULTS ARE IN!! Gloucester Catholic thanks everyone who supported Philanthropy Week 2021. Due to your generosity and support, our results show: $220,000 in Total Donations! 750 Total Donors! We are excited to feature the classes contributing the most donations during Philanthropy Week 2021, along with the classes with the most donors. Gloucester Catholic acknowledges George Batavick '66; Nick '61 and Roselynn Calio, and Robert and Barbara Keenan Brown '72, for providing matching grants that were unlocked by the generosity of Gloucester Catholic donors! Principal Tom Iacovone also thanks everyone in the Gloucester Catholic family for their very generous and... Read more →


Page 12: Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

Palmiero goes from High School star athlete to Penn State University. Where he played fraternity Intramurial Football. Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s... Read more →


Elizabeth "Betty" Marie Terres (nee Moffett) of Elk Township, GCHS Alumnus

Elizabeth "Betty" Marie Terres (nee Moffett), age 78, died on July 31, 2021 at her home in Elk Township where she lived most of her life. Betty was raised in Woodbury and graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School. In 1979, she began a career at Delaware Valley Floral Group. Betty held various positions within the company and retired after 30 years of service. She was a member of the Daughter's of the American Revolution. She is survived by her husband of 62 years Allan N. Terres and son Mark Allan Terres. She was predeceased by her daughters Mary Beth and... Read more →


Robert E. Frizell, formerly of National Park, Renovated Historical Properties, GCHS Alumnus '63

BAMBER LAKE, NJ (July 20, 2021)--Bob Frizell, a 1963 graduate of Gloucester Catholic, died on Monday morning July 19th, 2021. He resided in Bamber Lake, NJ with his wife Linda and operated a historical renovation service in Forked River, NJ in the Tom’s River area. Bob renovated the Bob Frizell GCHS 1963 Yearbook photo Walt Whitman House and other historical sites and also moved “The Elephant” in Margate, as well as the building that became the Mayor’s Office in Berlin by moving that historic building down the White Horse Pike. He was a highly talented and creative building contractor. Robert... Read more →


*Johnny Gaudreau Golf Tournament and Silent Auction Benefits GCHS Students

The online auction for the 5th Annual Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament is now posted! Visit the link below and register to bid on many exciting items: Click here to view Online Auction! Items up for bid include: * Atlantic 10 Championship Tournament Gift Package, including championship tickets for semi-finals and finals March 2022 at the CapitalOne Arena in Washington, DC. * Philadelphia Eagles' preseason tickets to the game vs. Pittsburgh Steelers in August 2021. * One-hour private lesson in August 2021 with Johnny Gaudreau! * Rental of a private villa in the National Park of Cilento, Italy for 12;... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

Palmiero family photo provided Editor's Note: We believe this the Charles Street Stadium, in Gloucester City. The factories in the background would be the former Ruberoid later known as GAF and West Virginia Paper and Pulp also known as Hinde & Dauch. Carmen is in the center causing the finish line. That might be Mr. John Kunz Sr. holding the tape. Kunz was head track coach, assistant football coach, senior class adviser. If you recognize anyone in the photo please send the information to CNBNews1@gmail.com. BROOKLAWN, NJ (July 15, 2021)--Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at... Read more →


Joseph E. Tedesco, Sr. of Gloucester City; National Guardsman, Truck Driver, GCPW Employee, GCHS Alumus

Surrounded by his loving family, on July 13, 2021. Age 76, of Gloucester City. Son of the late Joseph Tedesco and Marie Tedesco (nee Klaus). Predeceased by his loving wife Margaret M. Tedesco (nee Costello). Joe Tedesco GCHS Class of 63 Alumnus Predeceased by his son, Ronald P. King. Beloved father of Jennifer Smith, Alex Tedesco (Kristine), and Joseph Tedesco. Loving brother of Marie Cole and predeceased by his brother Thomas Tedesco. Brother-in-law of Michael Costello (Rosemary), Regina Barry (William), and Frank Costello (Arlene). He is survived by his 8 grandchildren who gave him so much joy: Marissa, Frank, Jacob,... Read more →


Madelyn Dorris, of Palm Harbor, Fl., formerly of Gloucester City; 25 Year Camden County Employee

Madelyn Dorris (nee Stiles) PALM HARBOR, FL.--A Celebration of Life will be held in the Fall in New Jersey for Madelyn Dorris (nee Stiles), who passed away peacefully July 8, 2021, in Palm Harbor, Florida. Madelyn was a long time Gloucester City resident before moving to Palm Harbor, Florida after retiring from Camden County in 1994. Madelyn worked for the County of Camden for over 25 years. Her last position with the county was Executive Assistant to the Director of the Board of Commissioners. At the time of Madelyn’s retirement, the Director was Jeff Nash. Madelyn was honored to have... Read more →


Francis J. (Frank) Konicki, Jr., of Ocean City, formerly of Gloucester City; Vietnam War Army Vet, GHS Alum '62

Ocean City - Francis J. Konicki, Jr. (Frank) of Ocean City, NJ and Smyrna, GA died peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. He was the beloved husband of Kathleen (Burke) Konicki, the loving father of Francis Konicki, III (Jeanette), Christopher Konicki (Amy) and grandfather to Jake and Alaina Konicki. Frank was born in Camden, NJ on July 28, 1944 to Francis Konicki, Sr. and Cecilia (Wojciehowski) Konicki. He was a veteran of the Vietnam war and served in the Army. He worked as a Senior Project Manager for Bovis Lend Lease Corp. for over 30 years.... Read more →


Bernadette M. Rafter, of Woodbury, Register Nurse at Cooper, GCHS Alum Class of 77

Bernadette M. Rafter, of Woodbury, New Jersey, passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. She was 62. Legacy A beautiful soul that devoted her life to caring for others, Bernadette always put others before herself and was always willing to help. Bernadette was a Registered Nurse for Cooper University Hospital in 2009, holding many positions during her time there. She returned to school to achieve her RN after her 4 children were born and recently obtained her Bachelor's Degree. Away from work, Bernadette found solace in trips to Wildwood Beach where she would always come home with Douglass Fudge and... Read more →


James Leo Talley, Elevator Mechanic, Army Veteran, Fisherman, GCHS Alum, Loved to Laugh

Jim Talley, center with his friends Vernon "Bud" Myers and Phil Schnell at the 2010 Ray Fords Old Timers gathering held at the Gloucester City Community Center GLOUCESTERCITYNEWS.NET photo ALBUM VOORHEES, NJ--James L. Talley (81) of Voorhees, NJ passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 27, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of 54 years to Sandra (née Bartoseck) Talley, loving father to Stephanie Talley, Julie Catania (Tino), Jimmy Talley (Amanda), and adoring Pop Pop to Massimo, Giovanni, Samantha, and Grant. He is survived by his sister Eileen (Talley) Chiro and her husband Dominick, two nephews and nieces, and... Read more →


The Rams Count on Abby Laphan

Abby Laphan is counted on for many things. As the center fielder and leadoff hitter for the Gloucester Catholic High School softball team, Laphan is depended on heavily to get on base, steal, score runs and make great plays in the outfield. But Laphan’s welcoming personality and ability to make her teammates smile through adversity is what makes her a popular leader on the team. With no assigned captains on the team, Laphan took it upon herself to lead in her own way during her senior year. “I love the coaching staff and I love the girls,” Laphan said. “We... Read more →


Michael Feriozzi Jr., a Clayton Resident and a GCHS Alum Killed in Motorcycle Accident

View east along Interstate 76 (North-South Freeway) at Exit 1C (U.S. Route 130 SOUTH, Brooklawn, Westville) in Gloucester City, Camden County, New Jersey GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 24, 2021)--Michael Feriozzi Jr., a Clayton resident and a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School, Gloucester City, died after his motorcycle struck a concrete barrier on Interstate 76. He was 20 years old. According to a Courier Post report Feriozzi apparently lost control of his Kawasaki motorcycle around 10:15 PM Saturday night on southbound Interstate 76. A State Police account stated the motorcycle initially struck a concrete barrier off the right shoulder near... Read more →


NJ Residents Have The Third Highest Tax Burden in the United States

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square contributor Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files RELATED Gloucester City in the Top 30 with the Highest; (The Center Square) – An average New Jersey family will pay $11,872 annually in state and local taxes – or about 14.3 percent of their income, according to a recent report by Moneygeek. The Garden State has the third-highest tax burden in the country according to the statistics, which considered the “average family” as a married couple with one dependent, an average income of $82,852 and a home valued at 349,400. Wyoming has the lowest state and local tax... Read more →


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Area Schools Getting Millions; Waterfront Restaurant/Storage Facility for Brooklawn

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews LOVE YOUR MONEY--Washington has announced it is sending $2.765 billion to the state of New Jersey's Department of Education to be dispensed to school districts throughout the state. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files According to the Courier Post, the Camden City School District will receive the highest amount of funding – $100 million – under the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund in the ARP Act. The funding formula is based on Title 1 No Child Left Behind standing and other factors. A random list of schools in the Camden County region and the money... Read more →


Gloucester City Little League Coach Dominic Staiano Retiring After 50 Years

UPDATED: William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Gloucester City LL coach Dom Staiano looking at photos of some of the teams he coached over his 50-year career (CNBNews photo) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews)(May 9, 2021)--After 50 years of being a volunteer member of the Gloucester City Little League organization, Dominic Staiano has decided it is time that someone else takes his spot. The 81-year-old city resident got involved with the local Little League in 1971 helping to maintain the field and the equipment. A few years later when his son was old enough to play ball in the PeeWee Staiano... Read more →


Mayor of Gloucester City Makes Surprise Announcement, Will Resign June 1st

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 26, 2021)--Gloucester City Mayor Dan Spencer this evening made a surprise announcement that he was resigning from office effective June 1, 2021. The announcement was made on his personal Facebook page. He gave no precise reason why he was quitting although he did say, "It is with a heavy heart that I must do what is best for me and my family at this time." Spencer worked for 30 years for the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services. He retired in 2004. Although he had said many times... Read more →


Dr. Janet T. Connell, of Green Valley, Arizona, age 78, formerly of Gloucester City, NJ

Janet T. Connell passed away on March 3, 2021. She was born in Brooklyn, NY, on March 9, 1942 to Richard Edward Connell and Anne Forebaugh Connell, and raised in Southern NJ. She graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School, the Camden Campus of Rutgers University, and Hahnemann Medical School (now Drexel Medical School), where she also took the residency in Psychiatry. Janet practiced general psychiatry in Philadelphia and Paoli, PA, specializing in the treatment of addictions. For 18 years Janet served as Director of the St. John Vianney Hospital, a treatment facility for Catholic priests and nuns in Downingtown, PA.... Read more →


What Does A Student's Schedule Look Like At GHS During The COVID-19 Era?

Gloucester City, NJ (March 3, 2021)(CNBNews)--In-person learning on Wednesdays extended The school district will now advance to featuring one hybrid group reporting to the school for in-person learning on Wednesdays. Here is a list of all Wednesday dates by team: Gold Team March 10th and 24th April 21st May 5th and 19th June 2nd Blue Team March 3rd, 17th, and 31st April 14th and 28th May 12th and 26th June 9th ADDITIONAL NOTES FOR REMOTE STUDENTS Remote students should be logged into their 1st-period class by 8:16 a.m. They should log in to their 3rd-period class Google Meet during Homeroom.... Read more →


Anne T. Hall, of Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City

Anne T. Hall Passed away peacefully with her family by her side, on March 1, 2021, at the age of 74. (nee Reddy). Resident of Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City. Devoted wife of 54 years to J. Walter Hall, Jr., Adored mother of Sharon Anne Moore (Robert) and Donna Lynn Lacovara (Marc). Proud grandmother of Kaitlyn Gattinelli (Anthony), Kendal Lacovara, Alesa Lacovara (Anthony) and the late Marc Lacovara, Jr. Beaming great- grandmother of Rylie and Chloe Lacovara, Alexander Kates, and Carter Jo Gattinelli. Dedicated to her grandpuppies, Lucy Lu and Louie. Survived by her brother, Daniel A. Reddy, III. Predeceased... Read more →


Lions v Rams Thriller Ends in Overtime 65-62

photo credit Bruce Darrow, CNBNews photographer GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 27, 2021)(CNBNews)--This year's boys basketball game between Gloucester Catholic and Gloucester High was played at Gloucester Catholic's gym. The 10 AM game, the first morning start in the series, was played without fans because of the pandemic. Catholic won the contest in overtime by a score of 65-62. Rams Ryan Roney finished with a game high of 25, with eight of those points coming in overtime. This is the fourth year that the Rams have taken the series. Jason Morgan tied a career-high with five 3-pointers and 19 points to... Read more →


CNBNews Cheers & Jeers January & February 2021

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CHEER--The Gloucester High Lady Lions are off to a great start; they are unbeaten through their first seven games. Way to Go Lions. JEER—The recent snowstorms have made it very difficult for people walking, especially when the owner of the property doesn't clear the snow from the walkway. What is especially annoying to pedestrians is being forced into the street because of an icy sidewalk. Most communities have an ordinance requiring sidewalks in their town to be cleaned within so many hours after the snow stops. In Gloucester City, the Snow and Ice Removal... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Registration Day Feb. 20

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --Gloucester Catholic Junior-Senior High School is currently accepting applications for those families wishing to enroll students in Grades 7-12 for the 2021-2022 school year. Registration for incoming Junior and Senior High students will take place on Saturday, February 20, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Attendees will have a great opportunity to meet the incoming students, their families, along with faculty and staff! Three Easy Ways to Register! 1. TRADITIONAL MAIL Mail registration packet to: Gloucester Catholic 333 Ridgeway Street, Gloucester City, NJ 08030 MEMO: GC Registration 2. "DRIVE-BY DROP OFF" "Drive by Drop Off" at... Read more →


Dear Gloucester Catholic Alumni:

It's time once again to submit your good news for the next issue of the Ramblings Newsletter! Here are some of the different categories of News we will highlight and publish: Alumni Milestones RAM Tough: Stories of perseverance, resilience and strength RAM Nation: Spotlight our Rams across our great nation as well as any Rams living or studying abroad College Corner: Featuring our most recent Rams alumni who are currently college students RAMS serving in the military RAMS notable accomplishments in the workplace Continued highlighting of the happenings around Ridgeway St, bragging about the outstanding accomplishments of our students GC... Read more →


William J. Muldoon, 62, of Brooklawn, Gloucester Catholic HS Alumnus Class of '76

Surrounded by his loving family, at home, on January 25, 2021. Age 62. Lifelong resident of Brooklawn. Loving and devoted husband of 40 years to Elizabeth A. Muldoon (nee Kraft). Loving father of William J. Muldoon, Jr. (John M. Donges), Dennis M. Muldoon (Samantha) and Bridget P. Muldoon (Lauren). Cherished grandfather of Lincoln C. and Clementine L. Muldoon. Predeceased by his father, Joseph P. Muldoon and his mother, Ruth A. Muldoon. Beloved son of Natalie Muldoon. Loving brother of Eileen Batavick, Michael Muldoon (Roberta), Linda Yodis, Natalie McBride (Thomas), Patricia Holwell and the late Deborah Krasowski (Surviving John). Also survived... Read more →


Anna Marie "Ann" Sturgis, Star Basketball Player for Gloucester Catholic and Lady Goldtrotters

Cherry Hill – Formerly of Gloucester City and Myerstown, PA. On January 21, 2021. Age 77. Loving daughter of the late George H. Sturgis, Sr. and Marie Anna Sturgis (nee McCully). Cherished sister of Harry J. Sturgis, Sr. and many devoted nieces and nephews. Survived by her best friend, Dorothy S. “Dotty” D’Augustino. Beloved sister of the late George H. Sturgis, Jr. Anna Marie "Ann" Sturgis April 27, 1943 - January 21, 2021 Ann was born in Camden and was a 1964 graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School. She was known as “Sturg” and excelled at basketball where she played... Read more →


Thomas Iacovone, Jr. Named Interim Principal at GCHS, Succeeds Ed Beckett

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 25, 2021)--On Saturday, January 23rd, Mr. Thomas Iacovone, Jr. officially became the Interim Principal of Gloucester Catholic. Please take the time to get to know Mr. Iacovone, a teacher, administrator, coach, father, and husband. He succeeds Mr. Ed Beckett ’78 who served and led Gloucester Catholic with distinction over a long number of years. As he assumes the leadership of Gloucester Catholic at this important moment, please see the Q & A below that provides insight into who Mr. Iacovone is. Question 1: Can you tell us a little about your family’s history with Gloucester Catholic?... Read more →


Former Gloucester City Resident Paul Devine Succumbs to COVID-19

Paul Devine Former Gloucester City resident Paul Devine, died Monday afternoon, January 19, 2021. Gary Devine, his brother, said Paul was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Recently he caught COVID-19 which was just too much for his brother to fight. "Throughout his life, Paul was always in the best shape; he never had a weight problem," said Gary. Earlier in life, he lifted weights, and during the time he attended Glassboro State College, where he received his degree, he was on the school's wrestling team." Paul worked as a teacher in the Delaware school system. He also worked in real estate,... Read more →


WEEKLY WASTEBASKET: A 4.6 Plan For 46 Work to Do Out of the Gate

Ignore the big shiny object of the President-elect Biden pandemic proposal– what matters is reality and where he puts his shoulder to the wheel. When he is sworn in on January 20, 2021, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. will be the 46th President of the United States. At Taxpayers for Common Sense we have some serious suggestions for sensible, fiscally-sound federal policies. And we’re always looking for ways to make suggestions that everyone, even those sad people who haven’t discovered the joys of contemplating new fiscal policies, will find memorable. Dare we say, “catchy”? Today we reveal a set of “Four... Read more →


Frank McAroy Jr., of Lewes, Air Force Veteran, GCHS Alumnus Class '59

Francis E. McAroy Jr., 81 of Lewes, formerly of Gloucester City, N.J., passed away Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, at Beebe Healthcare, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Oct. 22, 1939, in Philadelphia, Pa., son of the late Francis E. Sr. and Foye (White) McAroy. Mr. McAroy attended Gloucester Catholic High School and graduated in 1959. He honorably served in the U.S. Air Force, enlisting in 1959 and retiring in 1994 as a master sergeant. Following his military service, Mr. McAroy built a 30-year long career at Paco Pharmaceuticals in Lakewood, N.J. He spent the last 15 years working... Read more →


William Hutchinson, formerly of Gloucester City; Member of Local Union 420, GCHS Alumus

Media, Pa – William Patrick Hutchinson. On December 30, 2020. Age 59. Formerly of Gloucester City. Predeceased by his wife, Diane Beresford; parents, James J. and Anna Hutchinson (nee Pine) and his brother, James Hutchinson. Billy is survived by his son, Nicholas D. Hutchinson; his siblings and their spouses, Christine Guide (Victor), Edward Hutchinson (Barbara), John Hutchinson (Theresa), Carol Carpenter (Terry) and Jeffery Hutchinson. Billy is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Billy was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School and worked 22 years as a field supervisor for PCS at Monroe Energy in Traynor,... Read more →


American Legion Baseball Regionals: The Home Field Advantage

By Richard Walker Dec 28, 2020 NOTE: This is the last in a four-part series on the history of American Legion Baseball’s regional playoff structure. Part 1 took a look at how the regional format has changed over the years. Part 2 showcased some of the top individual performances in regional history. Part 3's spotlight fell on the teams, states and regions that have thrived in the regional era of American Legion Baseball. When national American Legion Baseball officials in 1967 allowed eight host cities across the country a berth in the regionals, critics said the "homefield advantage" they might... Read more →


New York's Cuomo Has A New Concern Over Government Registries

NRA-ILA Guest Opinion: NRA has long opposed any kind of database of law-abiding gun owners, or similar licensing schemes. We have cited many objections, including concerns over the potential for misuse of such information. After a recent demand that states supply the federal government with personal information of people who receive future COVID-19 vaccinations, many have started using the same arguments. Gloucestercitynews.net files The demand for vaccine information on individuals came as part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Interim Playbook that outlines how the pending vaccine, or vaccines, will be distributed once approved. A number of... Read more →


I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to Route 42

southbound/I-295 southbound overnight closures continue this week Closures required to erect bridge piers (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced continuing overnight closures of the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound this week as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, December 8, until 5 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, December 9, and again Thursday night during the same hours, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound, also known as Al-Jo's Curve, to... Read more →


Mary Patricia Leeds, of Florida and Gloucester City; Gloucester Catholic Alum

Floral City, Florida--Mary Patricia Leeds, of Floral City, Florida passed away on November 20, 2020 in her home. She was 74. Mary Pat was born to the late A. William Leeds (proprietor of Temple Avenue Greenhouse) and Mary Catherine Leeds (nee Franklin), of Gloucester City. She was a proud graduate of Gloucester Catholic HS Class of 1964. Mary Pat was a lifelong nurse. She is survived by her daughter, Stefanie A. Clark (William S.) of Summerfield, Florida, her grandchildren, William S. IV, of Los Angeles, California, Amanda Rose and Daniel Gregory Paul of the home, and her brother, William F.... Read more →


Lions win delayed Turkey Day Game against Rams 48 - 0

(GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ Nov. 28, 2020)--The local Lions had two weeks of no practice / no contact because of Covid-19 and returned for preparation against the hometown rival Rams on Friday. The Lions showed no rust while crushing the Rams behind 4 touchdowns (3 rushing / 1 receiving) by Stephen Burkhardt. Burkhardt on the day rushed for 241 yards and scored on runs of 44, 92, and 10 yards. Burkhardt was on the scoring end of a 36-yard pass from Adrian Delgado. Pictured Below Lions Stephen Burkhardt Burkhardt was not alone hitting paydirt, fellow running back Kyrin Nelson scored from... Read more →


Charles R Webb, of Haddon Township, formerly of Gloucester City

Charles R. Webb “Bob” November 19, 2020 Haddon Township, formerly of Gloucester City – passed away on November 19, 2020. Age 90. Gloucestercitynews.net files Born in Gloucester City, NJ, he is the son of the late Clarence U. and Mary Ellen (McLaughlan) Webb. Charles is survived by his daughters; Mary Ellen Norkis (Charles), Joan T. Costello, Barbara Miller (Matthew); 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. He was also predeceased by his wife of 64 years, Ellen Webb (Flynn) on October 9th, 2015. Bob proudly served his country in the US Navy and the Navy Reserves from 1949 to 1955. He retired... Read more →


Audubon 49 Rams 19 Turkey Day Game Change

The Gloucester Catholic Rams Football team has seen more downs then ups this Pandemic Season. The Rams were forced to cancel several games due to Covid-19 and entered todays game 2- 1 against a strong Audubon team with 6 wins in its first 7 games. More photos available at Darrowphotos.com The Rams stoppped the Green Waves who marched the field, to the Rams 5 yardline were a strong goalline stand by the Rams hopes were running high. Audubon got on the board first after an intercepton by Rams qb Foster, was returned to the Rams 3 yard line were Rams... Read more →