NEWS, SPORTS, COMMENTARY, POLITICS for Gloucester City and the Surrounding Areas of South Jersey and Philadelphia

Gloucester Catholic's Annual Christmas Appeal

Gloucester Catholic's Annual Christmas Appeal will arrive in your homes shortly. Be the first to make an online donation to support Ram students and their families who need financial assistance for tuition. Merry Christmas from Gloucester Catholic! Three Ways To Give! VENMO -- @gcramsgiving ONLINE -- CLICK HERE OR ON GRAPHIC TO MAKE ONLINE DONATION! TRADITIONAL MAIL Kindly make check payable to: Gloucester Catholic High School 333 Ridgeway Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030 Merry Christmas from Gloucester Catholic! Once a Ram... Always a Ram Read more →


Wreaths Across America Receives Support from Pilot Flying

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 2, 2022) – Wreaths Across America announced today Pilot Company’s sponsorship of Wreaths Across America Radio and its live coverage of the 2022 Escort to Arlington. The “Escort to Arlington” has become a weeklong tradition of support and remembrance for our nation’s heroes in the trucking industry as professional truck drivers volunteer to haul veterans’ wreaths to participating locations across the country. On the way to delivering veterans’ wreaths for placement at Arlington National Cemetery on National Wreaths Across America Day – this year on Saturday, December 17, 2022 – the escort stops at schools and monuments in various communities along the East Coast route to share the organization’s mission to Remember, Honor and Teach about our nation’s heroes. “It is partners like Pilot Company that continue to step up and amaze us with their generosity, not just with the financial support of sponsoring veterans’ wreaths, but... Read more →


CNB Good News: Y.A.L.E. School Donates Electric Bicycles to Cherry Hill Police Department

photo provided Students from Y.A.L.E. School join with CHPD Chief Robert Kempf; Cherry Hill Mayor Susan Shin Angulo; Y.A.L.E. School director Chris Sarandoulias; Cherry Hill Councilwoman Michele Berman Golkow; Lt. Andrew Spell, CHPD; Rich Tustin of Erlton Bike Shop; Officer Kevin Crain, CHPD; and former Cherry Hill Mayor Susan Bass Levin. Cherry Hill, N.J. – Y.A.L.E. School, a New Jersey state-approved private special education school with campuses throughout southern New Jersey and the greater Philadelphia region, donated two electric bicycles to the Cherry Hill Police Department (CHPD). The “e-bikes” are the first for the Department’s Community Relations Unit. Y.A.L.E. School presented the e-bikes at an event that featured remarks from Cherry Hill Mayor Susan Shin Angulo and Chief of Police Robert Kempf. “The Cherry Hill Police Department has always been a terrific resource for Y.A.L.E. School, a friendly and dependable community partner. In response, we want to do our best... Read more →


Gloucester Township Resident Andrew Brown Missing Since September

Gloucester Township, New Jersey - The Gloucester Township Police Department continues to search for a missing 47-year-old man, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Gloucester Township Police Chief David J. Harkins. On September 16, 2022, Gloucester Township Police were dispatched to Hilltop Estates located on the Black Horse Pike in the Blackwood section of Gloucester Township for the report of a missing person. At that time, Andrew Brown was last seen on September 13, 2022, at approximately 7:00 a.m. at his residence in Hilltop Estates. Brown suffers from mental health issues. Since having gone missing, Brown was reported to be at a friend’s house in Camden City; however, the name and address of this friend remain unknown. In addition, on September 28, 2022, 15 days after having gone missing, Brown was in Philadelphia at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Brown does not have a cell phone,... Read more →


Carol Sue Mahan, of Gloucester City; Past Member of Historical Society, VFW Ladies Aux., GHS Alumni

Carol Sue Mahan on November 25, of Gloucester City. Daughter of the late Earl and Kathryn (Hudson) Mahan. Graduate of Gloucester City High School, former member of the Gloucester City Historical Society, Ladies Auxiliary of the Townsend C Young VFW Post #3620, and an active volunteer in many Gloucester City organizations. She was an avid gardener and loved nature and Proprietor’s Park, as well as going down the shore. She enjoyed baking and would offer her delicious treats for fundraising bake sales and various community gatherings. She always considered herself “a Gloucester Girl” although she moved away for a while. She is survived by her children Kathryn, Kristine, Harry Mahlon, and Gregory, grandchildren Carol Sue, Tighe, Rowdie and Jack, and her dear George Hubbs. She is also survived by Liberi, Mahan and Finnegan nieces and nephews. Memorial donations may be made to the Gloucester City Historical Society. A memorial gathering... Read more →


George F. Cleary Sr., Past Owner of Gloucester City News,Camden County Record, Civic Activist

(GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(June 22, 1994)--George F. Cleary Sr., 80, who started as a reporter and became the owner, publisher, and editor of the weekly Gloucester City News from 1950 until he retired in 1984, died Sunday at his Gloucester City home after a long battle with diabetes and Parkinson's Disease. Raised in Gloucester City, Mr. Cleary was one of the city's biggest boosters and was active in civic affairs. "He was a good hard working person," said Walt Burrows, scholastic sports editor for the Courier-Post and an associate of Mr. Cleary since the 1950s. ''He was one of the top men in town and was widely respected. He was very dedicated to the city and always used the newspaper to support the city. And he was very supportive of the city's two high schools and sports programs." Mr. Cleary served on the Gloucester City Board of Education from 1949 to... Read more →


Chef Chance Anies Now Chef in Residency at Volvér on Kimmel Cultural Campus

* Chef Anies will use the unique opportunity to support spotlight and elevate the profile of Filipino food while raising seed funding for a brand-new brick-and-mortar restaurant * Philadelphia, PA - Chef Jose Garces announces Chef Chance Anies as the next Chef in Residency at Volvér on Kimmel Cultural Campus. Chef Anies' residency will run through January 8, 2023. Funding will both help Chef open a brand new brick and mortar restaurant and raise money for his selected charity Hope for Kids. Currently, Anies' menu will include Lumpia, Pandesal, Embutido Meatballs, Arroz Caldo, Short Rib Kare Kare, Pork Munggo, Pancit Palabok, Pinakbet, Leche Flan and Turon. For the new Chefs in Residency Program, each Chef will showcase their top signature dishes on the Volvér menu for six to eight weeks, alongside Chef Garces' signature Portuguese-inspired dishes. Through a special donation program in partnership with the Garces Foundation, each Chef in... Read more →


SEPTA TRAVEL ALERT FOR LANSDALE/DOYLESTOWN RAIL LINE RIDERS

SEPTA would like to advise Lansdale/Doylestown Regional Rail Line riders about upcoming service adjustments due to repair work. Shuttle buses will replace train service between Colmar and Doylestown Stations on Saturday, December 3 and Sunday, December 4. Riders should add at least 15 minutes to their travel time and check this timetable, as shuttle bus departure times will be different from regularly scheduled train times. For real-time service updates, follow @SEPTA on Twitter. Read more →