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Want To Work For Facebook? Now’s Your Chance

Philadelphia City Hall/unsplash.com (Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 26, 2020)--The job market is difficult at the moment. Of all the times to find yourself out of work, the first half of 2020 has been particularly unkind to those seeking employment. It's a competitive world out there at the best of times, but with so many companies laying staff off or scaling back operations in recent months, more people are struggling to find paid work in Philadelphia right now than at any other point in living memory. That could be... Read more →

Avalon Lions Postpone Charity Golf Tournament

AVALON, NJ --Out of an abundance of caution due to Covid-19, the Avalon Lions Club is moving back the date for its 12th annual charity golf tournament. In cooperation with the Avalon Golf Club, the Lions have changed the event’s planned date from June 28 to September 13, 2020. Details for the outing will be determined by the safety precautions in effect at that time, but the Lions promise a great day of golf, food and fun for participants. The tournament raises money for the... Read more →

Bills Now Favored To Win AFC East

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 24, 2020)--It’s been a really long time since anyone besides the New England Patriots won the AFC East. They’ve won the division every single year since 2009 and while they came in second in 2008 (when Tom Brady was lost for the season and Matt Cassel had to step in), that’s still the only time since 2003 that they haven’t won the division. Of course, a lot has changed this offseason as Tom Brady has left the building. Brady had led the Patriots to... Read more →

Atilis Gym Owner Calls Murphy A Slime Ball; Releases Video Statement on Legal Case Status

BELLMAWR, NJ (May 23, 2020)--Ian Smith, co-owner of The Atilis Gym, Ian Smith Bellmawr released a video statement (see below) regarding their legal battle with the State of New Jersey. During the video Smith calls Murphy a "slime ball". Yesterday, Friday, the state of New Jersey filed documents to shut the gym down. A judge granted the request. The attorney for the gym owners will be filing a federal case against Gov. Murphy on Tuesday, May 26 claiming they have been robbed of due process... Read more →

How to Study and Remember Everything 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 23, 2020)--As the exams are approaching, many students spend days and nights memorizing the course material. Yet, to perform your best in college, you need to comprehend and understand what you’re studying. To improve your memory and comprehension, use the tips below for an effective revision. To study effectively, you need to make room from other academic tasks and papers. For example, a professional online paper edit company essay-editor.net can fix grammar in your essay. You’ll get your written assignment improved by the best... Read more →

NJ Outdoor Shooting/Archery Ranges Opening Friday

NEW JERSEY--Thanks to a lawsuit brought against Governor Murphy by NRA’s state association, ANJRPC, Governor Phil Murphy announced this week that outdoor shooting and archery ranges will be allowed to reopen this Friday, May 22nd. Unfortunately, the Governor’s order has not been extended to indoor ranges. Outdoor ranges that choose to reopen are required to adhere to strict social distancing and sanitation protocols, as well as a capacity limit. Specified protocols are detailed in Executive Order 147. source NRA Read more →


NEW ORLEANS, LA – The Rowan men’s indoor track & field team had three individuals and two relays that received All-America honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Rowan’s All-Americans included Ahmir Johnson, Rakim Coyle, Frankie Richard, 4x400 meter relay of Jah’mere Beasley, Justin Bishop, Jake Kolodziej and Francis Terry and distance medley relay of Nick Neville, Vincent Delle, Joe DeVito and Kevin Lauer. The 2020 indoor championships were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The USTFCCA adopted the... Read more →

Video: Bellmawr Police Arrest Atilis Gym Customer

Philadelphia Inquirer Youtube video (Gloucestercitynews.net)--BELLMAWR NJ (May 20, 2020)--Police arrested an Atilis Gym patron on Tuesday, May 19 and, charged him with violating Gov. Man arrested for violating stay at home order and refusing to give his name Murphy's stay at home order and police obstruction, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. He allegedly refused to give his name and personal information to the arresting officers. On Monday morning a crowd of 200 plus people rallied outside of the gym to support the owners, Ian Smith... Read more →

European Gaming Sites Are Paving the Way for US Sports Betting and Online Casino

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 20, 2020)--When the Supreme Court finally sided with New Jersey’s calls to open up sports betting in the US, it signaled a new era of opportunity. Indeed, with the Tenth Amendment invoked and states given the power to regulate sports betting if they so desired, the Garden State was quick to jump on the bandwagon. That had a domino effect that prompted Pennsylvania, Iowa, Indiana, and a host of other states to follow suit. Partnerships and Synergy Can Create an $8 Billion Industry The... Read more →

Rowan's University Athletes Rowe and Sturdivant Receive Indoor Track All-America Honors

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Rowan indoor track athletes Angel Rowe and Myiah Sturdivant were awarded All-America honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). The 2020 indoor championships were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The USTFCCA adopted the policy that selected individuals and relays for the NCAA Championships will be recognized as All-Americans. “ I think it's a really good thing the association is doing,” said women’s track & field head coach Ringo Adamson. “Considering all of the things... Read more →

Growing Up Gloucester: Stuebings Appliance Basketball Team 1955

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ: The Carmen Palmiero League teams played in the Mary Ethel Costello High School, which later became the ME Costello Elementary School. Pictured (kneeling l. to r. )unknown, Bart Rettew, Joe Battersby, Jan Ferry, John Rowand. Standing (kneeling l. to r. )-Coach unknown, Fred Anzide, Rick Gonzales, unknown, Rocky Gianavito, unknown, unknown, unknown. Photo provided by Joe Battersby Related: Gloucester City History Gloucester City LIONS ALUMNI RAMS ALUMNI Memories Album Memories Album #2 Read more →

*How to Make Account on Online Gaming Sites

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 19, 2020)--The online world is flooded with so many websites that let gamers select and play the game of their choice. After making a selection of your desired casino online site, you need to make an account on it. Players are required to sign up properly over there with their details. They can get the benefit of games only after making an account on it. It is worthy of mentioning that players cannot get access to games without making an account on it. The... Read more →

*Indonesians Have More Than Money on The Line When Playing Online Poker

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 19, 2020)--The popularity of situs poker online has reached every corner of the world. It is bringing new opportunism and exciting players in the world of online gaming. The boom is partly due to the lockdown imposed all over the world due to COVID-19 as people are spending more and more time on the internet. This global pandemic has given rise to the number of people who play poker online rather than the traditional way. One of the fastest-growing markets is surprising; a country... Read more →

Rowan Cross Country/Track Athlete Michael Onu Receives Joy Solomen Scholarship

Michael Onu GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University cross country and track athlete Michael Onu was awarded the Joy Solomen Scholarship for the 2020 fall semester. The award recognizes students’ dedication to Rowan and the importance of leading a balanced academic and active lifestyle. Two recipients are selected for the scholarship, one for the fall and spring semesters. Faculty and departments nominate the students for their outstanding academic excellence and achievements. Solomen was an athletic administrator at the University for 26 years. She served as the... Read more →

Rowan University Swimmer Kylie Salerno Receives Joy Solomen Scholarship

Kylie Salerno GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University swimmer Kylie Salerno has received the Joy Solomen Scholarship for the 2021 spring semester. The award recognizes students’ dedication to Rowan and the importance of leading a balanced academic and active lifestyle. Two recipients are selected for the scholarship, one for the fall and spring semesters. Faculty and departments nominate the students for their outstanding academic excellence and achievements. Solomen was an athletic administrator at the University for 26 years. She served as the Director of Women’s Athletics... Read more →


GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University’s Lauren Shannon was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District II Softball Team. The All-District teams were announced on May 14. Shannon advances to the CoSIDA Academic All-America ballot, where first, second and third team honorees will be selected. A student-athlete must be at least a sophomore with a 3.3 higher cumulative grade point average and be a starter or significant reserve to be nominated. CoSIDA honors the nation’s top student-athletes for their performances on... Read more →

Schooley Named to 2020 CoSIDA Academic All-District 2 Baseball First Team

GLASSBORO- Rowan junior Nick Schooley has been named to the 2020 CoSIDA Academic All-District 2 Baseball First Team as selected by the members of the College Sports Information Directors of America, receiving the honor for the second consecutive year. The shortstop from Marlton, NJ (Cherokee HS), is an electrical and computer engineering major and was also inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma National College Athlete Honor Society this year. A three-time Rowan Scholar-Athlete of Distinction, he has also received NJAC All-Academic and Philadelphia Academic All-Area... Read more →


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 →

Rowan University Women’s Soccer Player Jess Beck Receives Sorelle Scholar-Athlete Medallion

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University women’s soccer player Jess Beck received the Robert Sorelle Scholar-Athlete Medallion from the Rohrer College of Business. The award honors the memory of Sorelle, an alumnus of the Class of 1988. The accounting major passed the CPA exam the first time then went on to law school. He was a member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bars. Dr. George Romeo and the late Tony Lisa sponsor the medallion. “What an incredible honor for probably the most polished student-athlete academically... 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.... Read more →

“My Golf Journey: A Celebration of PGA Professionals” to air Saturday, May 9

CBS Sports Special Showcases PGA of America National Award Recipients PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (May 7, 2020) – Fourteen PGA Members and one PGA Section—reflecting the best of the PGA of America as innovators, leaders and achievers— will be featured in a nationwide one-hour CBS special, “My Golf Journey: A Celebration of PGA Professionals,” which airs on Saturday, May 9, at 2 p.m. ET. Narrated by CBS Sports golf anchor Jim Nantz, the program showcases the PGA Members, along with the South Florida PGA Section,... Read more →

GCHS Alum Mike Rucci Among Honorees Named to Rowan/Glassboro Hall of Fame

GLASSBORO - Two head coaches and five student-athletes comprise the Class of 2020 for the Shirley O'Day-Joy Solomen Rowan University/Glassboro State College Athletic Hall of Fame as announced by interim director of athletics Dr. John Giannini. The inductees are 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... Read more →

Top Dirt Bike Boots Sizing Guide – MX Motocross Review

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 2, 2020)--If you must ride a dirt bike and enjoy all the fun it is associated with you will need to keep your body protected. There are lots of equipment that can be used in doing this. One of them is a pair of boots. Riding a dirt bike is rough and usually puts a lot of strain on your calves, ankles, and feet. You will, therefore, need to put on the right pair boots if you must keep your legs out of danger... Read more →


REALIZING THE DREAM, THE FUTURE OF D1® LOS ANGELES -- In the competitive world of amateur athletics where a Division One college scholarship is the first step to stardom, The Future of D1® offers a winning game plan for navigating the often intimidating and overwhelming recruitment process. The nation’s preeminent online sports resource dedicated to informing and empowering amateur athletes in their quest to play Division One sports, The Future of D1 recognizes that no two pathways to a college scholarship are alike. The Future... Read more →

NJ Senator: Exercise is an Essential Activity. Open NJ Parks and Golf Courses

TRENTON, NJ (April 27, 2020)--Senator Kip Bateman reiterated his call to open New Jersey parks and golf courses: “It’s no secret that times are tense across our nation and throughout the world,” said Bateman (R-16). “Overreaching restrictions do more harm than good. If people are able to maintain social distancing guidelines, they should be allowed to utilize all of the state’s open spaces.” Gov. Phil Murphy has mandated the closure of all state and county parks, as well as golf courses, until further notice. “There... Read more →

OLYMPICS POSTPONED: Japan to lose around $6 Billion

midst financial crisis impacting Asian sports market, says GlobalData’s Sportcal A sum of around US$30 billion has already reportedly been spent on preparing to host the Olympics. Current estimates place the potential losses for Japan as a whole somewhere around US$6bn, following its postponement in the wake of coronavirus (covid-19) outbreak, says Sportcal, a company of GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Contributing to this are year-long maintenance costs for the venues hosting events during the Games, which could amount to around US$210m. The... Read more →

Jump Shot Movie Available for "Hoop" Teams

Dear Coach, On behalf of our entire JUMP SHOT team, THANK YOU for your interest in JUMP SHOT: The Kenny Sailors, executive produced by Steph Curry. We had several hundred thousand people visit www.jumpshotmovie.com over our three-day premiere last week. Kenny's story was featured in Sports Illustrated, Forbes, Hollywood Reporter, CBS Sports, and dozens of other major outlets. And we are just getting started. *** We've decided that for a limited time only, JUMP SHOT will be available exclusively to coaches and teams.*** You can... Read more →

CNBNews SPORTS: Chase Day | 6’1 | 232 lbs | Linebacker/Safety

4.48 - 40 YD Dash In Chase’s words, “After working my entire life for an opportunity to play in the NFL, it’s unfortunate that our proday was cancelled so scouts couldn't see, firsthand, the hard work I’ve put in training at MJP and with Clay Mack over the last few months. But in all honesty, I think of it like a test pushed back by the professor, it’s more time to study.” Running the 4.48 - 40 YD Dash, check out Chase’s run as he... Read more →

Nittany Lions Add Sam Sessoms from Philly

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State men's basketball coach Patrick Chambers announced the addition of 6-0, 190-lb guard Sam Sessoms to the Nittany Lion roster. Sessoms, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is transferring after two seasons at Binghamton and has signed his grant-in-aid to enroll at Penn State. He will have two years of eligibility remaining. "Sam is a proven scorer on the college level as well as an elite playmaker," said Penn State men's basketball coach Patrick Chambers. "He is a tough Philly guard and his... Read more →

Penn State's Brockington Reads “The Hungry Caterpillar” Thursday Night

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (April 16, 2020)--– Penn State men's basketball sophomore guard Izaiah Brockington will read his favorite children's book, "The Hungry Caterpillar" as bedtime story for Nittany Lion little ones on Facebook Live Thursday, April 16 at 7 p.m. ET on Facebook Live on the team's Facebook page. "The Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Carle was published in 1969 and has been one of the world's most beloved books for more than 50 years. Brockington, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is one of the top returning scorers... Read more →

Rowan Football's LaRosa Named to NFF Hampshire Honor Society

IRVING, TX (April 15, 2020)--- Rowan senior Anthony LaRosa has been named to the 2020 National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society, which is comprised of college football players from all divisions who maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their careers. He joins a group of 1,432 players from 364 schools who qualified for membership in the Society’s 14th year. LaRosa, an accounting major from Sewell, NJ (Washington Twp,), is a two-time NJAC All-Academic selection and was named... Read more →


HoloGear Sports Launches an Indiegogo Campaign to Help Fund Three New Products Including an Expansion Into Apparel After Seeing Major Success in its First Year CHICAGO, IL (April 9, 2020) – HoloGear is a sporting goods company on the cutting edge of sports gear technology. HoloGear’s photo-reflective products are both socially and physically beneficial for athletes of all ages. This evolution in sports technology combines social media with being physically active and encourages engagement online. HoloGear’s product launch includes a volleyball, football, holographic night vision... Read more →

Do Americans Prefer Online Gaming Versus Visiting Casinos In Person?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(April 15, 2020)--More and more gamblers in the United States are now starting to prefer online casinos to the land-based casinos. According to a 2018 study by YouGov Profiles, 50% of Americans age 18 to 34 years backed the legalization of online gaming. The study also revealed that Americans age 35 to 49 years prefer online gaming as well. Moreover, about 50% of the U.S. adults age 18 to 34 years found casinos depressing, while older U.S. gamblers had mixed feelings about the issue. That... Read more →

The Future Of Sports Betting In America

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(April 15, 2020)--For many years, the National Football League, National Basketball Association, National Hockey League, and Major League Baseball joined hands in trying to stop the spread of sports betting. However, the legalization of sports betting in various states in 2018 stopped them in their tracks. At least 16 states have so far passed legislation allowing sports gambling. With these developments, the future of sports betting in America seems to be a bright one. The industry has the potential to become more diverse, refining itself... Read more →

Sports Stars ‘Huddle Up!’ with Fellowship of Christian Athletes Online

This Wednesday Afternoon Julie Ertz, Zach Ertz and Carson Wentz Engage with Coaches and Athletes Worldwide in YouTube Virtual Huddle with FCA—Weekly ‘Huddle Up!’ Events Set Each Wednesday Afternoon KANSAS CITY, Mo.—In this current socially-distanced landscape, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA, www.fca.org) is innovating and creatively offering ways to coaches and athletes to connect through #FCAvirtual. At 3:30 p.m. ET each Wednesday afternoon, FCA hosts its new “Huddle Up!” YouTube events. The global sports gathering features nationally known sports standouts who talk about their... Read more →