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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 →


Bill "Bud" Harvey, Retired Gloucester City Fireman, Korean War Navy Veteran

William F. “Bud” Harvey William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (Gloucester City, NJ)(November 20, 2020)--Longtime Gloucester City resident William F. "Bud" Harvey passed away suddenly on November 18, 2020, at the age of 91. Bud was one of the first full-time Gloucester City firemen. An animal lover he always had a dog by his side throughout his life. Collies were one of his favorite. Most recently it was Angel, a mixed Chihuahua that he adopted. A man with a warm smile Mr. Harvey would go out of his way to help someone in need be they a friend or a... Read more →


Mark J. Dempsey, Sr., of Erial, formerly of Gloucester City

Mark J. Dempsey, Sr., on November 20, 2020, of Erial, formerly of Gloucester City. Age 65. Beloved husband of Kathleen (nee Hunt) of 41 years. Devoted father of Mark J. Dempsey, Jr (Jamie) and Jamie V Pratt (Chuck). Dear grandfather of Brooke, Makayla, Chase, Cole, Vallen, and Tyler. Cherished brother of Alan (Vickie), Michael (the late Carol), Kevin (Marcie), Jean (Larry), and the late Joel. Dear son of the late Valerie and John Dempsey. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and cousins. Mark retired after 31 years from Camden County where he worked as a Journeyman... Read more →


Marie Rose Fitzpatrick, of Gloucester City; Cooper Hospital Nurse, Longtime Parishioner of St. Marys

Marie Rose Fitzpatrick Gloucester City - On November 10, 2020. Age 83. Surrounded by her loving family, Marie went home to Our Lord. Born in West Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late James and Emily (Robinson) Cooper. Loving mother of Karen Fitzpatrick (Sharon), Mary Elliott (Joe), Anne Harter (Gary) and Kathleen Fitzpatrick. Cherished grandmother of Sean Saunders (Kristie), David Saunders (Bianca), Ian Harter, Adele Robinson; great grandmother of Harper, Morgan and Olive; sister of, Catherine Litle, Jeanne Bowersox, Carol Miller; sister-in-law of Anna Cooper. Marie was predeceased by her husband Gerald “Jerry” Fitzpatrick, grandsons, Colin Fitzpatrick and... Read more →


Carmella R. Popjoy of Oak Valley

Carmella R. Popjoy Oak Valley, N.J. Carmella R. Popjoy (nee Campitelli), 81, of Oak Valley, New Jersey, passed away on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Born in South Philadelphia, Carmella was a 1957 graduate of Hallahan High School. They settled in Oak Valley in 1962 and was a very active member of St. Margaret's Church and Women's Club. Prior to retiring, Carmella was a payroll clerk at KMart in Mantua for over 15 years. A loving and outgoing lady, Carmella's smile would light up a room. She was devoted to her family, especially her grandchildren. Treasured memories were captured during trips... Read more →


William F. O'Neill, Jr., of Gloucester City; Marine Veteran, GCHS Alum, Rams Hoop Fan

(Gloucester City NJ)--William Francis O’Neill, Jr., lifelong Gloucester City resident, aged 83, passed away Nov 5, 2020. Bill is the son of the late William and Mary O’Neill (nee McCaughern), and brother to Mary Pat MacWilliams. Gloucestercitynews.net files He attended Gloucester Catholic High School graduating in 1954, and graduated from Villanova University in 1958. He was a proud Marine, serving both active duty and in the reserves. He then went on to dedicated work at the Camden County Welfare Board. As a lifelong community member, he was an ardent supporter of the Gloucester Catholic Lady Rams basketball program, and in... Read more →


Francis  (“Frank”) T. Pallante, Sr. of Westville; Teacher, U.S. Navy Veteran, GCHS Alumnus

Francis (“Frank”) T. Pallante, Sr. of Westville, NJ, died peacefully at home in his sleep on October 25, 2020 at the age of 84 following a long illness. Born on October 7, 1936, Frank met his wife Shirley T. Pallante (nee Benjamin) at Gloucester Catholic High School when they were fifteen years old. On December 20, 1956, they were married in Honolulu by the Pearl Harbor Navy Chaplain and remained best friends during nearly 64 years of marriage. They returned to Hawaii for their fiftieth wedding anniversary. Frank served in the U.S. Navy for four years on the U.S.S. Edmunds... Read more →


John R Montague, of West Deptford

John Montague, 65, of West Deptford, New Jersey, and was a proud resident of Cooper Village passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Legacy John was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School, Class of 1973 and Glassboro State College. He loved golf, baseball, coaching many sports, a teacher of GED and Financial courses at Fairton Camp. Family He is the beloved husband of 40 years to Mary Kay Montague (nee Brand). Devoted father of Lauren (Sean) and Johnny (Tricia). Treasured grandfather of Brandon, Madden and Nora. Son of... Read more →


National Dog Show Therapy Dog Symposium hosted by Rowan University

CNB News image After the inaugural National Dog Show Therapy Dog Symposium at Rowan University in November 2019, we decided to do it again. This year, with the pandemic precautions, we will be holding our event virtually. Bookmark this page for more information coming soon! ONLINE - Tuesday, NOVEMBER 17th 2020 11am-3:30pm EST Rowan University - 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, NJ 08028-1701 Giving paws for healing hearts Tickets for this year’s conference are $20 . ****REGISTER HERE ***Note: if you are a student and would like to be considered for one of our limited number of student scholarships to... Read more →


CNBNews Aug./Sept. 2020 CHEERS AND JEERS

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CHEER-Gloucester City resident Dan Reader was upset about his grandchildren coming home from the Gloucester City Playground at Lane Avenue with stickers on them. So instead of just complaining he stepped upped and cut the six-inch-high grass himself. Thank you Dan for caring and watching over our neighborhood. JEER— PSE&G employees doing construction work throughout the city since last year keep the motors and flashers on their vehicles operating for 8 hours at a time. The work is being done in residential neighborhoods without any consideration of the people living there. The noise and... Read more →


Edward F. Bowe Jr., of Haddonfield, formerly of Gloucester City, GCHS Alum, WWII Navy Vet

Haddonfield - Edward F Bowe, Jr, 93, passed away peacefully at home on September 1, 2020. Loving husband of 58 years to Teresa (nee Dorrico); Dear father to Edward Bowe (Christin), Stephen Bowe (Cindy), David Bowe, Maria Bowe Olsen (Glenn), Teresa Aregood (Christopher). He had 9 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents Edward Sr. and Mary (Hawk), and brother Robert. Gloucestercitynews.net files Ed was born in Woodbury and grew up in Gloucester City. He graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School and at the age of 17 enlisted in the Navy during WWII. After the war, he... Read more →


FINAL CALL: Bid on 69 Amazing Items in GC's 16th Annual Basket Auction!

FINAL CALL: Gloucester Catholic's 16th Annual Basket Auction is open for bidding through Friday, August 28! See details below and join us in supporting GC by bidding on some great items! The Basket Auction currently has 69 amazing items up for bid. Click on the link below to enter the Basket Auction and view dozens of exciting items! Items up for bid cover many areas of interest -- including furniture, Jersey Shore favorites, gaming, gift certificates, holiday gifts, home decor, health and fitness, kitchen, music, sports, purse palooza, tools, tickets and travel among many others! Basket Auction Home Page Auction... Read more →


Joe Murphy, Star Gloucester Catholic HS/College Athlete, Legendary SJ Football Coach, Proud Boilermaker

UPDATED Gloucestercitynews.net files William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 5, 2020)--Former Gloucester City resident and Gloucester Catholic Athletic Director Joseph R. Murphy passed away on August 2, 2020, at the age of 83. Murphy was an outstanding athlete at Gloucester Catholic starring in football, basketball, and baseball. After graduating in 1954 he went to play football at Lenoir-Rhyne University in North Carolina and graduated in 1959. RELATED 1953/Gloucester City: Rams vs. Lions City Football Series According to the University, Mr. Murphy was a three-sport standout for the Bears. His biggest accomplishments were in football that he... Read more →


Course Hero Writing Contest

Here at Course Hero, we remember what it is like to be a student strapped for cash, and we understand $1,000 goes a long way. It can pay for that laptop you always wanted, or you can buy one and a half textbooks, or just blow it all on an infinite supply of ramen noodles. Whatever the case may be, we are here to help you. About You: You don’t like writing--you love it. Legal Resident of the United States (excluding Rhode Island) and at least 18 years old Currently enrolled full-time or part-time in a two-year or four-year accredited... Read more →


Jane Ellen C. Taylor, of Brooklawn, formerly of Gloucester City; Patient Service Rep., GCHS Alum

Surrounded by her loving family, Jane Ellen passed peacefully at VITAS Hospice at Jefferson Stratford on July 22, 2020 at age 65. (nee Underwood). Of Brooklawn. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted wife of 22 years to Robert E. Taylor, Jr. Loving Gloucestercitynews.net files step-mother of Jennifer Misunas (Bill), Melissa McGill (Rick), Robert J. Taylor (Liz), Jamie Wagner (Matt) and Christopher Taylor. Cherished grandmom of Taylor, Ashley Sara, Cole, Emily, Matthew and Sophia. Beloved brother of Harry (Maureen), Phil (Betty), Lou (Sharon). Jane Ellen was predeceased by her parents, Harry and Jane Underwood and her brothers, Tom, Rich and... Read more →


John “Thomas” Underwood, formerly of Gloucester City, UPS Driver, Vietnam War Army Veteran, GCHS Alumnus

North Wildwood – Key West, Florida and Formerly of Gloucester City. On June 26, 2020. Age 67. Born in Camden, NJ, he was the son of the late Harry and Jane (Hanson) Underwood. Beloved husband of 35 years to Patricia (nee Brady); loving father of Sean Underwood (Jen); grandfather of Jacob Underwood; Predeceased by his brothers, Rich (Joanne), James (Kathy). Dear brother of Harry (Maureen), Phil (Betty), Jane Ellen (Bob), Lou (Sharon). Loving Brother-In-law of the late James Brady (Polly), Jack Brady (Barb) and Joseph Brady (Maureen). Dear Uncle of many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, Uncle Drosselmeyer to Theresa and... Read more →


New Editor of Ramblings Named

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--My name is Rob Langi, class of 2002 and I will be editing future editions of Ramblings for the Gloucester Catholic community. I will try my best to keep the standard high as we share all of the news and happenings of our far-reaching and tremendous alumni base. The format will be very similar to what you have seen in the past for the future editions. I wanted to just highlight some of the different categories of News we hope to highlight and publish: Alumni Milestones RAM Tough: Stories of perseverance, resilience and strength RAM Nation: Spotlight our... Read more →


Richard J. Underwood, of Gloucester City; Verizon Employee, Sportsmen AC, Memorial AA Member, Rams Alum

Gloucester City – On May 30, 2020, at the age of 69. Loving husband of 30 years to Joanne E. Underwood (nee Bogner). Loving father of Charles L. Vandergrift (Mark) and Richard Carey (Patrice). Cherished grandpop of “Pots and Pans” Richard. Beloved brother of Thomas (Pat), Harry (Maureen), Phil (Betty), Jane Ellen (Bob) and Lou (Sharon). Predeceased by his brother, James. Also survived by his many loving nieces and nephews, Josh (Loretta), Sean (Jen), Beth (Dan), PJ (Becky) Courtney ( Josh) Crystal (Corey), Tim (Bobbie Joe), Theresa, Harry, Maddie, Krystal, Chalie, Frankie. Richard was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High... Read more →


Wind Damages Cold Springs School Solar Panels

photos CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (June 3, 2020)(CNBNews)--Strong wind gusts between 12:30pm and 1 PM today damaged the solar panels at the Cold Springs School, Cold Springs Drive. Wind also damaged a tree nearby on Thompson Avenue. Fortunately no one was injured. The National Weather Service for South Jersey documented wind gusts between 58mph and 67 mph today between 12:30pm and 12:40pm. According WPVI weather reported that because of a warm front now to our north, we are in the warm sector with a hotter and more humid airmass. Our high will hit near 90 but with the humidity it... Read more →


Carole L. Allen, 74, of Pitman, formerly of Brooklawn; Clearview Regional Employee; GCHS Alumnus '63

Carole L. Allen (nee Lane) Pitman, N.J.-- Carole L. Allen (nee Lane), age 74, died May 18 at her home in Pitman. Born in Woodbury and raised in Brooklawn, she graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School in 1963 and had lived in Pitman for the past 52 years. She was employed by Clearview Regional High School as the Secretary to the Vice Principal, where she was well liked by the faculty and students, and retired in February 2019. She was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church. Carole spent her summers in North Wildwood and was the family... Read more →


GROWING UP GLOUCESTER! Memorial AA Basketball

Memorial AA basketball team who played in the Gloucester City Carmen Palmiero League. Year mid-1950's. The games were played in the Mary Ethel Costello High School, which later became the elementary school Standing: (from L. to R.)Ray Marcucci, Bob McCaughey, unknown, Jungle Murphy, Al Brandt, unknown, Coach Bill Powell Sitting (L. to R.) Joe Connelly, Knute Cogan, Bob Miller, George Tennenberg, Doug Brown unknown, Gene Spence, Vince DiGiacomo, Edgar Peltz Sr. RELATED: Gloucester City History Gloucester City LIONS ALUMNI RAMS ALUMNI Read more →


Constance R. Wilke, age 76 of Gloucester City; Retired Bellmawr School Teacher

Gloucester City – On May 7, 2020. Age 76. (nee Wojtkowiak). Loving wife of 42 years to the late Alvin F. Wilke, Jr. Beloved mother of Joseph A. Wilke and Suzanne R. McNally. Cherished grandmother of Alexander and Elysia McNally. Beloved sister of Matthew S. Wojtkowiak (Diane) and Regina Marie Butterworth (John). Connie was a lifelong parishioner of St. Joseph’s Church in Camden. She was a retired school teacher from Bellmawr School district. Due to current restrictions placed on funerals, Connie’s funeral services will be private in New St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bellmawr. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com... Read more →


Johnny Gaudreau Golf Tournament Canceled

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--It is with genuine regret that we have decided to cancel this year's Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament, scheduled for July 24th, due to the ongoing crisis affecting our world, our country and great state of New Jersey. We do so with heavy hearts. The scholarships that are funded through the Gaudreau Family Scholars Program remain an important priority for all of us. More than 30 students at Gloucester Catholic have been positively impacted by the generous support of our golfers and sponsors. There is hope. We have already started the planning for the 2021 Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship... Read more →


Dear Member of the GCHS Alumni Community,

Help Promote Our Proud Gloucester Catholic Legacy as an Alumni Ambassador! I hope that my note finds you and your loved ones well at this unprecedented time in our world's history. The Gloucester Catholic spirit is burning bright, with many of our graduates serving on the front lines during this public health crisis. I am inspired by our faculty, students and staff who have responded with great resolve and commitment since we transitioned to "distance learning". Ours is a proud legacy, one that emphasizes academic achievement and character formation. We want our students to aspire to lead and to serve.... Read more →


Today's Chuckle Thanks to Carl L., (Rams Alum, '63)

Very funny , a good laugh to lift your spirits...Carl Lee Trevino: Why I Mow My Own Yard A true story, you gotta love him. Lee Trevino One day, shortly after joining the PGA tour in 1965, Lee Trevino, a professional golfer and married man, was at his home in Dallas, Texas mowing his front lawn, as he always did. A lady driving by in a big, shiny Cadillac stopped in front of his house, loweredt he window and asked, “Excuse me, do you speak English? Lee responded, “Yes Ma'am, I do." The lady then asked,“What do you charge to... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Basket Auction Rescheduled For Wednesday, June 24 at Adelphia's!

(Gloucester City, NJ)--(April 30, 2020)--Gloucester Catholic's 16th Annual Basket Auction has been rescheduled to Wednesday, June 24th, at Adelphia's Grand Ballroom in Deptford Township due to Governor Murphy's executive order that extended school closures. Basket viewing and cocktails begin at 5:30 pm followed by a buffet dinner at 7 pm. Come out and enjoy an evening celebrating Gloucester Catholic Maroon and Gold Pride! This fundraiser solely benefits the students of Gloucester Catholic. Click below for additional information and to make your reservations! Tickets Available! Basket Viewing and Cocktails: 5:30 pm Buffet Dinner: 7:00 pm Reservations Due: May 20, or when... Read more →


Bea Lindoerfer of Gloucester City; Part owner of SJ Cable Company and Keenan's TV and Appliances

Gloucester City, NJ--Surrounded by her loving family, on April 23, 2020. Age 98. (nee Pack). Of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted wife of the late William F. Lindoerfer. Loving mother of Beatrice L. Buckley and her husband, James and William E. Lindoerfer and his wife, Mary Lou. Cherished grandmother of Jennifer Hunter (Bruce), Megan O’Brien (Shawn), James Buckley (Kristene), William Lindoerfer (Linda), Brian Lindoerfer (Tracie), Amy Hobert (Chris) and great-grandmother of Lauren Lindoerfer, Billy Lindoerfer, Emily Lindoerfer, Brady Lindoerfer, Cole Hobert, Chase Hobert, Sloane Hunter, Grace O’Brien, Shawn O’Brien, Declan O’Brien, Kaylee Beatrice Buckley and James Buckley, IV. Bea was... Read more →


Edward 'POP' J. Morrison, of Woodbury Hts., formerly of GCity, Councilman, GCHS Alum, KofC Member

Of Woodbury Heights formerly of Gloucester City. Passed on April 7, 2020. Age 82. Born in Woodbury, he was the son of the late Louis J. and Margaret (Kelly) Morrison. Edward is survived by his loving children, Bernadette A. Quigley (Michael), Rita A. Morrison, Edward L. Morrison (Cindy) and Margaret M. Young (Richard); loving grandchildren, Robert, Kyle, Bernadette, Michael, Louis, Devin, Mary, Matthew and Lauren. He is also survived by his sister, Anne Regina Piontkowski; sisters-in-law, Mary Enright, Maryanne Teesdale and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Edward was predeceased by his beloved wife of 42 years, Bernadette S. (Teesdale) Morrison... Read more →


Mary M. Williams, of Haddonfield, Rams Alum

(nee Morrison) On March 10, 2020; Age 85; longtime Haddonfield resident and member of Christ the King Parish; Beloved wife of the late Thomas E. Williams Jr.; Devoted mother of Andrew T. of Mt. Ephraim, Mary Louise (Jim) Kenney of Cherry Hill and Lisa Anne Begley of Cherry Hill; Loving grandmother of Harbor, Elizabeth, Savannah, Katharine, Jack and Luke; Cherished great-grandmother of Blake, Ava and Whitney; Dear sister of Edward (the late Bernadette) of Woodbury Hts. & Anne Jean (the late Leonard) Piontkowski of Sewell. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Mary was born in 1934 in Woodbury,... Read more →


Former Gloucester City Residents/Friends Of CNBNews Reflect On *Wuhan/Coronavirus In Their Location

UPDATED (see asterisk below) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews.net HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC--We have been in South Carolina for several weeks and will be home this weekend. Each February-March we, like so many other snowbirds from the north, head south to get away from the cold temperatures. We stay in a rented home on Hilton Head Island. Like most people we have been captivated by how devastating this Wuhan virus (also known as the Coronavirus) has become. Sadly more and more people are dying from it. Just recently we heard that a Gloucester City woman in her 30's has... Read more →


*GHS Alumni Scholarship Social April 4

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --The Gloucester High School Alumni Association "Spring Fling Back to the Prom" will be held on Saturday, April 4 at The Elizabeth Ballroom, Highland Boulevard, and Sylvan Avenue from 7-11 p.m. Tickets are $35 per person and can be purchased at the door or from Wayne Smith @ 856-456-4580 or Janet Bevan @ 856-456-5511. All proceeds benefit the "Scholarship Fund". Read more →


Kevin O'Donnell “Heavy Kevy”, of Williamstown, formerly of Gloucester City, Rams Alum

Kevin aka “Heavy Kevy”, O'Donnell, age 59 of Williamstown, New Jersey passed away peacefully on March 12, 2020 surrounded by his family. Beloved husband to Vickie (nee Curtis) O’Donnell, devoted father to daughters Devin and Riane “Heavy Kevy” O’Donnell. Cherished son of Thomas J. O’Donnell and the late Kathleen (nee Delahunty) O’Donnell. Son-in-law of Wilma Curtis and the late Charles T. Curtis. Kevin was happily married to Vickie O’Donnell for 21 years. There is nothing in the world he valued more than his family. He is survived by 5 siblings – whom all share the most remarkable bond with each... Read more →


Margot “Marge” Messner of Marydel, MD, formerly of Gloucester City, NJ

Margot “Marge” Messner Marydel, MD--Margot “Marge” Messner, age 78, of Marydel, MD joined the angels in heaven on Wednesday March 4, 2020. Marge is survived by her loving husband Bob, three children, Marianne Lemon, Margie Short, and Robert Messner Jr. She enjoyed spend time with her seven grandchildren, Gilbert Lemon, Tricia Lemon, Keith Short, Dana Riley, Adam Messner, Mark Messner and Kaylee Messner. Marge also has two sisters, Shirley Cleary and Catherine Logan. On December 31, 1941 in Gloucester City, New Jersey, George E. Hampton and Lillie “Rink” Hampton brought Marge into this world. On October 24, 1959, Marge married... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic's Philanthropy Week

x Announcing our 3rd Annual Philanthropy Week! In 3 weeks, March Madness returns to Gloucester Catholic. Your support of #OurWeekForGC makes a profound difference. Starting March 23rd, it's your chance to show pride and gratitude for the impact that GC has on each of us. We thank you in advance. VENMO @gcramsgiving ONLINE http://gchsrams.org/wordpress/?p=10085 TRADITIONAL MAIL Kindly make check payable to: Gloucester Catholic High School 333 Ridgeway Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030 Memo PW 2020 Read more →


LINE OF MARCH

SAINT MARY’S/GLOUCESTER CITY FIFTH ANNUAL SAINT PATRICK’S PARADE SUNDAY, MARCH 1

by CNBNews Staff GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 29, 2020)----The annual St. Mary's Parish/Gloucester City St. Patrick's Day Parade is scheduled to begin at 1 PM sharp rain or shine. The parade will take the same route as last year, forming and staging at the Martin’s Lake area, at Johnson Blvd. and Baynes Ave. marching on Johnson Blvd. to Monmouth Street, up Monmouth Street to King, and dispersing at the former Coast Guard Base parking lot, King and Cumberland Streets. It will begin at Johnson Blvd and Baynes Avenue, north to Monmouth and Johnson Blvd., move west on Monmouth Street to... Read more →


Red Bank’s 11th Annual Wedding Walk Returns

Free wedding planning event features top professionals, venues and latest trends to help you plan all of your nuptial needs RED BANK, NJ – The Red Bank Wedding Walk is back again and will take place on Sunday, March 22, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free and open to engaged couples with and without a set wedding date. Kicking off a new decade, the Red Bank Wedding Walk will provide brides and grooms the opportunity to interact with more than 40 local wedding businesses and professionals providing the latest trends, styles and ideas to make... Read more →