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October 2007

Gloucester High Football Team, the “New Cardiac Kids”!

JUST A FEW MORE STEPS -Bob The "Flyman" Filer runs 54 yards..TD! By Bruce Darrow The Gloucester Lion's this season have fought through many injuries from several dislocated shoulders to broken wrist to numerous other broken bones. On the sidelines trainer Mic Mc Laughlin along with Dr Carl Vitola tend to the players as they sit in pain, only for these players to ask these men to hurry so they can return to the field. But not included in this medical staff is a cardiologist. A heart doctor is not needed for the players who remain composed but for the... Read more →

Congratulations:GHS 2007 Homecoming Queen Brittny Boulden

photo by Bruce Darrow Gloucester City High School Homecoming Queen Brittny Boulden (left) receives a bouquet of flowers from last year’s Queen, Jenai Gonzales. The presentation was made today at the Lions v. Pennsville football game. The Homecoming Court Finalists were: Tara Curran, Megan Dilks, Kristen Herda, Marci Hutchinson, Sara Klemowitz, Kristin Marchese, Alexandria McColligan, Emily Reinhar, Jessica Ryan, Tiffaney Stiteler, Erika Smizer, Chelsea Thomson, Brittany Walters, and Leanna Wiley. Read more →

Update - University Statement on the Death of a Student

October 18, 2007 To the Rider University Community, We write to update you on what we have learned about the tragic death of Justin Warfield, a first year student at our Westminster Choir College in Princeton who passed away yesterday. The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office has brought charges relating to Justin’s death which it alleges was caused by heroin use. It does not appear that alcohol was a factor in his death. A Westminster sophomore has been arrested and charged with strict liability for the drug-induced death. Authorities believe he purchased the heroin and was involved in its use. As... Read more →

College Golf: Rider at Mount St. Mary's Fall Classic

Brewington wins in playoff/Broncs 7th of 13 LITTLESTOWN, Pa.— After shooting a three-under par 69, Rider senior Tyler Brewington (Orangeville, Pa./Benton) made par on the second playoff hole to win the Mount St. Mary’s Fall Classic as the golf team competed this weekend at the par 72, 6,834 yard Quail Valley Golf Course. “Tyler put on a great performance,” said head coach Bob Whartenby. “He made some key putts and it was a good come back round after he shot a 74 on Friday.” Brewington entered the day tied for 18th place out of 69 golfers. “Tyler had to come... Read more →

Lions Alumni in the News: William Paterson Over Stevens Tech

WAYNE, N.J. – Two second-half goals lifted the William Paterson field hockey team (10-4) to a 2-0 victory against visiting Stevens Tech (11-4) Oct. 17 at Wightman Stadium, and extended the Pioneers’ current winning streak to six games. Defense dominated in the first half, as the two teams combined for just four shots during the first 35 minutes of play. The best scoring opportunity of the opening stanza came less than 10 minutes remaining before halftime, when Meghan Hall’s (Turnersville, N.J./Washington Twp.) re-direction of a penalty corner was just wide of the cage. Hall had two breakaways during the first... Read more →

Bonding with Grandma; Wife of GCHS Alumni Al Carelli

SITE EDITOR'S NOTE: The article below is about Marti Carelli-Gilbert, the widow of Al Carelli, who started Grandma's Camp after Al died on the jet carrying the Marshall University football team and coaching staff crashed. As you know there was a movie released last year in theaters "We Are Marshall" that tells the story about that horrific event. Al was born and raised in Audubon, NJ and was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School, Class of 1961. read more about Al Carelli Tennessean, Tuesday, 11/14/2006 Source Widow tries to turn tragedy into camp where kids can get to... Read more →

Ray Ford Old Timers Meeting held October 19,2007

Photo of Ray Ford from one of the very first gatherings. Ray passed away several years ago. There are some more old photos in the album below. See how many people you can identify. Some of the people at this year's meeting were: Ted Aceto, Bill Patton, Eugene Miller, Bill McFredericks, Marty Williamson, Al DiGiacomo, Joe DiGiacomo, Ron Henefer, Mart Sherry, Bob Bevan, and Jack McDade. Also, Chalie Pitzo, Jim Coppola, Butch Shaffer, Joe Miller, Ken MacAdams, Walt Clark, Reds Grandizio, Ed Cowgill, Leon Harris, Frank Keebler, Russ Hoffman, Phil Schnell, Bart Rettew, Bill and John Elenbark, Joe Boulden, Bud... Read more →

Shane Shines on the Field and on the Track

Special to Runner's Gazette A Conversation with Shane Victorino BY JACK HEATH (Note: Jack Heath is the cross country track coach for Gloucester Catholic High School, Gloucester City) On Sunday, September 30 the Phillies clinched the National League East Championship and their first trip to the National League Playoffs since 1993. Many of the Phillies players said that one of the keys to the Phillies season was a bunt by Shane Victorino a few days before against Atlanta Braves ace John Smoltz that had propelled the Phillies to a 4-0 lead. Victorino's 20-foot bunt was the key hit and the... Read more →


Beginning Monday Oct. 22nd to approximately Friday Nov. 2nd. Captain Brian Beppel was informed by the construction officials that due to the current street improvement plan that is taking place on Kings Highway the following streets will be closed for construction activity: Lincoln Ave. will be closed between Kings Highway and Linwood Ave. James St. will be closed between Kings Highway and Warrington Ave. If you have any question please feel free to call the police station at 856-931-2225 Read more →

Grace Jones, 64, of Audubon Park

JONES, GRACE L. (nee Roork), 64, of Audubon Park on October 15, 2007. She is survived by her husband Thomas C. Jones, her Children, Thomas Jones (Sharon), Tammy Busch (Allan), William Jones (Rita), and Christopher Jones (Denise), her brother and sisters Marie Silverstein, Chic Wilt (Lou), Carol Avella (John), Jay Roork (Joseph), and Christopher Roork (Kristen), her grandchildren, Stephen, Matthew, Timmy, Melissa, Rick Miller, Megan Miller, Christian, Emily, and Zach, and her great grandson Gary Baines. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alberta and Robert Roork, and her brothers Thomas Roork, Alfred Roork, and Samuel Roork. Relatives and... Read more →

Samuel Causey, 59, of Camden

CAUSEY, SAMUEL E. Of Camden, NJ on October 14, 2007, age 59. Stepfather of the late Emma Smith, Patricia Smith and Ray Pratt; Brother of the late Sharon Brooks; He is survived by his wife, Ida L. Causey; daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Kevin Welch; 4 step-children Margie Riley (Charles), Dorothy Pratt, Willie Smith (Roselyn) and AlethiaSmith; his mother Elizabeth Causey; 4 grandchildren, Lance and Lawrence Hurdle, Kevin and Natasha Welch; 6 brothers and sisters, Charles, William, Mitchell (Joyce) and Dwayne Causey, Elizabeth Causey and Willa Davis (Thomas); a special aunt, Bernadette Wharton; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives... Read more →

Brian Boos, 31, of West Deptford

BOOS, BRIAN On October 14, 2007, of West Deptford. Age 31. Beloved son ofChristina (nee Metz) (Wes) and George Boos and his wife Mary Ann. Loving brother of Tracie Boos (Rich) and George Boos (Lisa). Dear Uncle of Stephen, Tyler, Connor, Austin and Riley. Grandson of Frank H. Metz, Sr., Betty Adams, Alice Boos and the late George Boos. Nephew of David Boos, Debby Boos, Kenny Boos (Susan), Gerry Bobjak and Frank Metz (Anna Mae). Also survived by numerous cousins. Brian lived life the way he chose and would want to be remembered that way. Relatives and friends are invited... Read more →

DJ Hammond, 30, of Clementon

HAMMOND, DJ On Oct 17, 2007 David 'DJ' of Clementon, age 30 yrs. Beloved husband of Kristin (nee Hahn) Hammond. Survived by his daughter Kylee Hammond, parents David (Lynn) Hammond of Stone Harbor, Patricia (Jim ) Govan of Somers Point, grandmothers Madeline Chaya of Sea Isle & Peggy Speers of Glen Mills PA, sisters Kristy (Mike) D'Ottaviano of Washington Twp., Kelly (Alex) Coulter of Cape May, sisters-in-law Gretchen & Jan and many loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Dave worked as a bartender for Olive Garden Restaurants. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Sat... Read more →

Gloucester Catholic High School Alumni Relations

Magazine Drive 2007 For over 25 years Gloucester Catholic has sponsored a Magazine Drive. 40% of all sales are returned to the school. Please take a moment to place a renewal or purchase a new subscription. All orders can be placed on-line Go to Our School Code: 425003923 Pat Murphy Gloucester Catholic High School Alumni Relations Read more →

The Forgotten Hero

We told an 11-year-old he did the right thing by snitching on his dad. Then, we let him get lost in the system. by Brian Hickey (source "Hopefully, down the road, this won't be a story about a kid who did something great to escape a bad life but wasn't able to in the end. Hopefully, it won't be a story about him ending up in a gutter, in jail or 6 feet under. Will people be there to help him when all the attention goes away? How this story ends is going to be up to all of... Read more →

Photos and Story on Heroes to Hero Race

Runners and walkers get ready as Engine 452 prepares to "sound the siren" to officially start the 6th Annual Heroes to Hero 5K Run/Walk on Saturday morning. Large Turnout for This Year's Heroes to Hero 5K Run/Walk Bill Bates NEWS Correspondent On Saturday, October 13 many residents from Gloucester City joined residents over in Mount Ephraim along with neighboring communities along with runners and walkers from neighboring states and countries that joined firefighters, family, and friends to participate in the Heroes to Hero 5K Run/Walk from Mount Ephraim Fire Department to Gloucester City Fire Headquarters. A sea of participants cross... Read more →

Rice 189 yards as Rutgers Knocks Off S. Florida 30-27

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) -- It's not easy being No. 2 -- just ask South Florida. The Bulls became the third second-ranked team to lose in the last three weeks, having their unexpected unbeaten run snapped by tricky Rutgers 30-27 on Thursday night. Third-string quarterback Andrew DePaola threw a 15-yard touchdown pass off a fake field goal to give the Scarlet Knights the lead in the third quarter and Rutgers also used a fake punt to set up a field goal in the first quarter. Ray Rice provided a more conventional 181 yards on 39 carries for Rutgers (5-2, 2-1 Big... Read more →

David Rebovich the Political "Voice of Reason"

source Home News Tribune Online 10/18/07 In the purse she brought to her son's funeral, Gloria Rebovich carried a letter Rutgers professor W. Carey McWilliams wrote on July 18, 1977. It is the type of letter a proud mom might put on the fridge. "David Rebovich has easily been the most outstanding graduate student I have taught during my years at Rutgers. Rebovich has an exceptional mind; his intelligence is subtle, even mercurial . . . He is a person of rare qualities and character, who can make a major contribution to political science," McWilliams wrote. "That was 30... Read more →

Men's College Tennis:Rider University 7, Wagner College 0

October 18, 2007 - Click Here for Box Score STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.—The Broncs swept the Seahawks in a non-conference match Thursday afternoon. “Everyone played well,” said head coach Ed Torres. “We’ve played a tough fall schedule so it was nice to get the win today. It was a morale booster.” For Rider (3-6), junior Casey Jedlinski (Manalapan) won at first singles 6-2, 6-3 and teamed up with freshman Josh Rultenberg (Lafayette Hill, Pa./Plymouth-Whitemarsh) to win at first doubles 8-3. Rultenberg won at second singles in three sets 6-4, 3-6, 6-3. “Josh played a steady Wagner player and everything that Josh... Read more →

Rider U Student Charged with death of fellow student

by South Jersey News Online Thursday October 18, 2007, 1:53 PM TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A student at Rider University's Westminster Choir College has been charged over a fellow student's death, prosecutors said Thursday. According to the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office, 19-year-old Kieran Hunt of Piscataway sold heroin to freshman Justin Warfield and shot it up with him in the Princeton music school's parking lot on Tuesday evening. Prosecutors said Warfield, an 18-year-old from Maryland, had to be taken by ambulance early Wednesday to University Hospital in Princeton, where he was pronounced dead. Hunt was charged on Wednesday evening... Read more →

Looking for A Good Home

I need a favor!! My neighbor has a puppy he's giving away (FREE!). It's a Dachshund, it's house broken, and it's great with kids. He's giving it away because his wife says the dog 'stares' at her when she is undressing , and that gives her the 'Heebie Jeebies'. I think she is just weird ! If you're interested, or know someone who is, let me know. Here's a picture of the dog. ………………………… submitted by Jodi Read more →

College Field Hockey Lafayette 1 Rider 0

October 17, 2007 - Click Here for Box Score October 17, 2007 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EASTON, Pa.—The Broncs lost a non-conference game at Lafayette Wednesday night. “It’s the story of our season,” said head coach Lori Hussong. “We didn’t play well together. We played like individuals and when we do that we are very ineffective.” For Rider (7-8), senior goalie Jen LoCastro (Cherry Hill/Camden Catholic) made five saves as the Leopards out-shot the Broncs 10-3. “We should be winning more games for ‘J-Lo’,” said Hussong. “Our offensive productivity has been just bad for lack of another word. If we don’t... Read more →

Update: 18-year-old Rider freshman dies; heroin use cited

Source by Claire Heininger, Ana M. Alaya and Rick Hepp Wednesday October 17, 2007, 8:51 PM An 18-year-old Rider University freshman who authorities said appeared to be under the influence of drugs and alcohol died this morning after he was found unresponsive in a Princeton apartment. Justin R. Warfield, of Columbia, Md., a theory composition major at the Lawrenceville university's Westminster Choir College, was pronounced dead at about 6 this morning at University Medical Center at Princeton, officials said. He had used heroin the night before, which was a factor in his death, authorities said tonight. Saed Hindash/The Star-Ledger... Read more →

Joe Lefeged (Germantown, Md.) BIG EAST Football Defensive Player of the Week

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Rutgers true freshman free safety Joe Lefeged (Germantown, Md.) was honored as the BIG EAST Football Defensive Player of the Week, while junior running back Ray Rice (New Rochelle, N.Y.) was named to the Conference's honor roll, the league office announced on Monday. Joe Lefeged Lefeged, who has played in all six games in 2007, registered a career-high six tackles in Saturday's 38-14 victory over Syracuse in the Carrier Dome. He sacked SU quarterback Andrew Robinson twice, causing a Robinson fumble, which RU recovered on his second sack of the afternoon. In addition to his two sacks,... Read more →

Thelma MacAdams, formerly of Gloucester City, member of the Telephone Pioneers

MACADAMS, THELMA F. (nee Hubbard) of Pembroke Pines, FL, formerly of Glassboro, NJ on October 14, 2007, surrounded byher family. Age 79 years. Born in Gloucester City, NJ, Thelma lived in the Gloucester County area most of her life before retiring to Florida. In the 1940's she was employed by the former Bell Telephone Company as an operator and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. For 20 years, Thelma was employed by Acme in Glassboro, working in their meat department, retiring in 1982. She was a master at solving crossword puzzles and enjoyed knitting and crocheting. She... Read more →

Jack Gebhard, of Woodbury, Active in many organizations

GEBHARD, JOHN W. (JACK) Age 77 of Woodbury, died on October 15, 2007. Survived by his loving wife, Deborah S. (nee Snyder), brother in law, Anthony W. Snyder of Eatontown, NJ, and sister in law, Diana W. Gebhard of Mullica Hill, NJ. Jack was prede-ceased by his brother William H. Jack was a 1947 Haddonfield Memorial High School graduate. Jack retired in 1991 as a Supervisor of Administrative Services at Mobil R&D, after 29 years of service. Jack was an active member of the Military Vehicle Preservation Association (MVPA). He was a life member of the Millville Army AirField Museum,... Read more →

Howard W. Coach Carey, 68, of Camden

CAREY, HOWARD W., JR.'COACH CAREY' Of Camden, NJ, he passed on October 10, 2007, at the age of 68. He was a 20 year retiree from Camden County Municipal Utility Authority. He is the father of the late Ronald 'Magic' Carey. He is survived by his loving wife, Emily Edwards Carey; son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Shelene Carey of Lithonia, GA; daughter, Sophia Carey of Mt. Laurel, NJ; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; special aunt, Frances Poke; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Services will be held 11AM, Wednesday at First Refuge Baptist Church, Kaighns Ave.... Read more →

University Statement on the Death of a Student

October 17, 2007 source Rider University We are deeply saddened to inform you of the death of one of our students, 18-year old Westminster Choir College freshman Justin R. Warfield. We know that we speak for the entire University when we extend our heartfelt sympathy to his family. Justin was pronounced dead this morning at University Medical Center at Princeton. We are fully cooperating with all officials investigating the cause of death and will share information with you as it is learned. There are currently no other details available. Our counseling and campus ministry staff will be available for... Read more →

The spirited Gloucester City “Old Timers” String Band

By Kathy Zingaro Clark Note: The article below was published first in the Gloucester City News. The writer's name was listed as Frank Anello. However, that was incorrect. The author was in fact, Kathy Zingaro Clark. Few things in life are free. Yet a night on the riverfront with the spirited Gloucester City "Old Timers" String Band is both free, and delightful. After decades of professional musicianship, this energized crew really knows how to put on a show. The band was formed in 1988 by the late Ralph Anello, who just couldn't imagine giving up the music he loved after... Read more →

Fisherman describes battle with monster mako shark (View PHOTOS and VIDEO)

source DESTIN Florida– Adlee Bruner's fishing story is about the big one that didn't get away. Bruner and five friends headed out Saturday morning on a charter boat, hoping to catch some grouper to enter in the annual Destin Fishing Rodeo. Instead, Bruner landed a gargantuan 844.4-pound mako shark, setting a new record for the decades-old tournament. "It was tense," Bruner, 47, said about the fight to land the 11-foot shark with a mouthful of huge teeth. "I've fished for 40 years. I've never see one that big." WILLIAM HATFIELD Florida Freedom Newspapers VIDEO: Watch video of the shark... Read more →

Don’t Forget! Ray Ford Old Timers Meeting Friday, October 19

Friday, October 19th, doors open at 7 PM. Gloucester Heights Fire Hall, Nicholson road. Friends of Ray Ford along with Gloucester Catholic, Gloucester High Alumni invited (men only). Admission $8 includes food and refreshments. Photos from Ray Ford's 2006 Meeting see more of 2006 album Read more →

Ruth Cleary, Remembered as Warm & Generous

Source By RENEE WINKLER Courier-Post Staff Anyone who spotted Ruth Cleary tooling around in her red Chrysler convertible probably thought of her as a blithe spirit. She always had time to chat with neighbors she met during her 46 years in Haddon Heights or with people in nearby communities visiting the same yard sales as she. But there was a warmer, more giving side to Cleary, who died recently after an illness that forced her into a Cherry Hill nursing facility for the last year of her life. By then, her beloved car had been replaced by a wheelchair,... Read more →

Mayor James: Regarding comments from William J. Lavin, NJFMBA State President

Bill, In response, I have to say that Saturday's demonstration was not a High Water Mark for the State FMBA or the local fire department unions. On behalf of myself, city council and the fine citizens of Gloucester City I want to apologize to Maryann, Tom and Ryan Stewart, Danielle and Nicholas and Mrs. West and her family and Mrs. Sylvester and her family for the inconsiderate demonstration and tee shirt display conducted by the Fire Departments Union. As Mayor I can only say that I am disheartened by, embarrassed for, and angry with, both the organizers and the participants... Read more →

Re: A Hot Topic

Note from Bill: Below is the Courier Post article that I used to write my editorial. The lines I used for information are highlighted. In my article I mistakenly used the demographics for West Deptford instead of Deptford. One of the points I was trying to make is not so much about demographics, although that is import. What I was also trying to get across is the fact that volunteers are being used by these fire departments to cut down on costs. The story also points out how Fire Departments conduct outreach programs to attract more volunteers. In my opinion... Read more →

The Mummers

Source If you don't love a parade, but can't get enough of the rich history that surrounds the group there are several books on the subject, the most recent being "Life, Liberty, and The Mummers" by Ed Kennedy. The 54-year-old captured a year in the life of the Mummers with a 198-page photo essay. Set to be released this month, the book will be available at Barnes & Noble, Borders and Shooting began in '03 when he attended his first parade, not quite knowing what to expect. "It's like a G-rated Mardi Gras to me," the New Orleans... Read more →

Mayor & Council Release Fire Department Budget

COSTS OF FIRE PROTECTION For The Calendar Year 2007 Fire: Salaries & Wages........................................ $2,398,237.50 Other Expenses 238,800.00 $2,637,037.50 Note: Overtime through October 10, 2007=$279,015.38) Uniform Fire Safety Act: Salaries and Wages....................................... $70,085.01 other expenses 8,000.00 $78,085.01 Office of Emergency Management: Salaries and Wages ...................................................................... $28,000.00 Other expenses 10,000.00 $ 38,000.00 Indirect Costs: Insurance: Estimated 25% of JIF/MEL Premiums ($546,149.40).......................... $136,537.35 Premium for Gloucester Heights Policy..................... 1,985.50 Volunteer Life Insurance Premiums........................................... 248.18 $138,771.03 Group Insurance Plans (Including Retirees): Medical ....................... $424,908.00 Dental .......................... 24,048.00 Prescription .............................. 118,029.96 Vision Reimbursements......................... 158.00 Medicare Reimbursements (Retirees) .............................. 4,488.00 $571,631.96 Utilities (Including Volunteer Stations) (2006... Read more →

Funeral Services announced for Rider Professor

by Claire Heininger (source Sunday October 14, 2007, 5:36 PM Funeral services and a campus memorial have been scheduled for David Rebovich, the well-known New Jersey political pundit and Rider University professor who died of a heart attack while giving a class lecture on Friday. Photo: David Rebovich Visiting for Rebovich, 58, of Hamilton, will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Costello-Greiner Funeral Home, 44 Green St., Woodbridge. Parastas services will be at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Funeral services will take... Read more →

Lydia P. Fanelle, long-time resident of Haddon Hts., parishioner of St. Rose of Lima

Lydia P. FANELLE died on October 14, 2007 at the age of 83. (nee Palusci) Of Haddonfield. Loving wife of 64 years to the late Peter J. Fanelle. Cherished and Surrounded at the time of her death by her loving family: Thomas J. Fanelle and his wife Doris of Haddon Heights, Lisa F. Sarubbi and her husband Vincent of Haddon Heights and Celeste Canuso and her husband John of Haddonfield. Beloved grandmother of Jillian Goettner and her husband Dan, Gigi and Thomas Fanelle, Vincent, Peter and Sofia Sarubbi and Isabella, John, and James Canuso. Dear Sister of Viola Blum Pruss... Read more →

Breaker Throws for 200 Plus Yards & 3 TD's in Win over Lions

Sunday, October 14, 2007 GLOUCESTER CITY Justin Breaker is loving life. He is the quarterback of the unbeaten Glassboro High School football team. He threw for almost 300 yards and for three touchdown passes Saturday in a 34-7 win over Gloucester in a Tri-County Classic Division game. He is back after two years away playing football with his hometown friends. "It is like a homecoming for him," said Donald Davis, a dominating 6-4, 230-pound two-way tackle for Glassboro. "He knows how to win. He knows of past expectations." Photo: QB Justin Breaker, #4 throws a pass as Gloucester High's Brett... Read more →


Bill's Point of View: I am going to jump into the "Fire" that is burning between the Gloucester City Mayor and Council and the Gloucester City Career Firefighters. I have a couple of questions to ask and I want to make a couple of points. Hopefully a resolution will be found soon, as I feel if this topic is allowed to fester, it will divide the community. All parties should be able to debate their differences without over reacting. The fact that a fireman had to be removed from this month's council meeting because of his histrionic show of temper... Read more →

Rutgers, Down Early cruises past Syracuse, 38-14

Source by Alex Delanian Saturday October 13, 2007, 4:05 PM Chris Faytok/The Star-LedgerRutgers Jean Beljour #32 is hit after a reception by Syracuse defensive end Jameel McClain #52 and Syracuse safety Dowayne Davis during the second half of the game between the Rutgers and Syracuse at the Carrier Dome. SYRACUSE, N.Y. - After spotting Syracuse an early two-touchdown lead, Rutgers came roaring back behind strong rushing from Ray Rice, a steady effort from Mike Teel, a special teams touchdown and a big-play defense to record an easy 38-14 victory at the Carrier Dome. The win snapped a two-game losing... Read more →

Union Protesters Pose for Photos During Memorial Run

GLOUCESTER CITY: Members of Gloucester City Firefighter's and Superior Fire Officers Association F.M.B.A.'s Local No. 51/251, stood near the intersection of Johnson Blvd and Hudson Street back by the Little League outfield on Saturday morning wearing T-shirts that read "Fire Fighters Lives Priceless NOT in Gloucester City, Everything Has a Price Tag." While the union members posed for pictures, up on Johnson Blvd just 35 feet away, Firefighter Jerry Hubbs, in full uniform, along with recruits from the Cherry Hill Fire Department pass by. Hubbs is one of the organizers of the annual Heroes to Hero 5K Memorial Race. The... Read more →

Holy Maternity Parish turns 50

Bishop Joseph Galante celebrated Mass in Holy Maternity Church, Audubon, to mark the 50th anniversary of the parish on Sunday, Oct. 7. The parish had its beginnings as a mission of Sacred Heart Parish, Mount Ephraim, with the first Mass celebrated in 1953 in the Audubon Park Community Hall. The cornerstone for the current church was laid in 1954, and the parish was established three years later. The current pastor is Father Robert A. Cairone. more Audubon News Read more →

Rider University Professor Dies of a Sudden Heart Attack

Source by Star-Ledger Staff Friday October 12, 2007, 4:20 PM Photo Courtesy of Rider David Rebovich A Rider University professor who was well-known as a commentator on New Jersey politics died this morning of a heart attack. David Rebovich, the managing director of the Rider University Institute for New Jersey Politics and frequent media commentator, was 58. "David suffered a massive heart attack this morning while teaching his Political Science 102 Class in the Fine Arts Building on the Lawrenceville campus," Rider President Mordechai Rozanski said in a statement released by the university. "The Lawrence Township ambulance was called... Read more →

Msgr. Velozo, St. Bernadette pastor, dies

Msgr. Donald D. Velozo, 74, of Northfield, died on Sunday, Oct. 7, at Our Lady’s Residence Health Care Center, Pleasantville. He was born on April 4, 1933, in Somerset, MA to the late Jesse V. and the late Dorothy (Rogers) Velozo. An Air Force Veteran of the Korean War, he was ordained a priest on May 22, 1965, and appointed Prelate of Honor by Pope John Paul II on Oct. 22, 1984. He received his bachelor’s degree from Saint Mary’s College, Kentucky and his master’s degree in theology from Christ the King, St. Bonaventure, N.Y. He also received a master’s... Read more →


MOUNT EPHRAIM TRAFFIC ALERT Beginning Monday, Oct. 15th to approximately Thursday, Oct. 25th Captain Brian Beppel was informed by the construction officials that due to the current street improvement plan that is taking place on Kings Highway the following streets will be closed for construction activity: Center Avenue will be closed between Kings Highway and West Buckingham Avenue Davis Avenue will be closed between Kings Highway and Linwood Avenue If you have any questions please feel free to call the police stations at 856-931-2225 Read more →

Joan Spence, She Wanted to Serve the Lord, Marry & Have a Family

SPENCE, JOAN (nee Chobert) of Woodbury Heights on October 8, 2007. Aged 76 years. Joan was a humble individual with three simple life aspirations; she wanted to serve the Lord, marry and have a family. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Joan was a proud 1948 graduate of John W. Hallahan High. Joan and her family relocated to Woodbury Heights where she lived for 38 years. Prior to retirement in 1993, she worked for Sony Music, Pitman for nineteen years. A devout and faithful member of St. Margaret's Church, Joan served as a Eucharistic Minister and comfort minister. Visiting nursing homes,... Read more →

Ronald McSherry, of Westville age 57

MCSHERRY, RONALD F. Of Westville, NJ died on October 10, 2007 at home, age 57. Mr. McSherry was born in Phila., Pa., and served in the US Marine Corps during the Vietnam war as a corpsman and received the purple heart. Ron also worked at the University of Penn Hospital. Survived by his wife Jean (nee Mealey) a son Sean (Elena) of Westville; 2 daughters Kimberly (Pat) Hoehing, ESQ. of Wenonah & Teena (Bill) Vanore of Westville; 2 sisters Carolyn Dove of Westville & Eileen (Jimmy) of Pennsauken and 3 grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral... Read more →

Bill Dulin, owner of Casey Appraisers of Shamong

DULIN, WILLIAM F., JR. Suddenly, on October 10, 2007 of Shamong, NJ. Age 42 years. Beloved husband of Vikki (nee Stout). Devoted father of Amanda, Alexis, and William, III. Dear brother of Jason Dulin of Collingswood. Bill, an avid pool player and member of the American Pool Players League was the owner of Casey Appraisers of Shamong. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing Sunday 2:00-4:00PM at the CostantinoFuneral Home 231 W. White Horse Pike Berlin, NJ 08009 costantino Service 4:00PM. Cremation and Interment will be private. Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the... Read more →