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2019 Gloucester City Irish Parade

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    GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --Camden County Freeholder Bill Moen was this years Parade Grand Marshall for the 4th Annual Gloucester City St. Patrick’s Day Parade held today, Sunday, March 3. The parade featured string bands, bagpipes, Irish dancers, Irish music bands, and community groups. Despite the cold cloudy weather the parade route was lined with crowds of supporters all of who claimed to be Irish in one way or another. Tom Gurick was the parade's MC. The random photos of today's parade were submitted by long time friend Larry Danks.

Gloucester City Irish Parade 2018

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    Thousands attended this year's Irish Parade. It was cold, brisk sunny day. Special guests included NJ Governor Phil Murphy and the Deputy Consul General, Shane Cahill. In the line of march were string bands, bagpipes, Irish dancers, Irish music, community groups and floats. The parade began at Martin’s Lake at the intersection of Baynes Avenue and Johnson Boulevard and proceeded down Monmouth Street to King Street before ending at Proprietor’s Park. Before the parade there was an opening Ceremony Mass at St. Mary’s, 426 Monmouth Street . Photo credits: Bruce Darrow, Gus Danks, Frank Kelly, Connie Lynn Woods

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Gloucester City: Rock and Roll Festival

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    JUNE 21, 2008, time 12 Noon The second day of Gloucester City’s Rock and Roll Revival weekend kicked off today Saturday at 11 AM. The Festival, which concludes tonight at 7 PM, is being held along Broadway from the corner of Broadway & Market to Cumberland Street. The Festival features ALL DAY entertainment — car show, dance off, children’s entertainment, craft and food vendors, a beer garden, and more. The beer garden is in front of Jack’s Twin Bar, Broadway and Market Street. There is a cover charge of $5 and beer cost $3 a bottle. The Gloucester City Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) is sponsoring the event which cost the UEZ estimated $50,000. This is the second year it has been held.

Gloucester High School Class of '62 Reunion

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    Gloucester City High School, Class of 1962, celebrated their 50th Class Reunion at the Wyndham, Mount Laurel, NJ over the weekend of November 9 through November 11. Seventy people attended the festivities. Photos submitted by Janet Bevan, Wayne/Bonnie Flegler, Connie Sarlo, Peggy Cramer, Ken Legge, Barb Middleton Editors note: if you have any photos of that weekend you like to share send to cnbnews@verizon.net (UPDATE w/ new photos 11-13-12)

GHS Class Reunion '60 '61 '62 '63 '64

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    The weekend event was held in Millville . Alumni members from the Class of 1960, Class of 1961, Class of 1962, Class of 1963 and 1964 were in attendance.

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Phanatic Visits Brooklawn School District

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    by CNBNews Staff BROOKLAWN, NJ (CNBNewsnet)—The Alice Costello Elementary School (ACES) was one of this year’s winners of the Philadelphia Phillies Phanatic About Reading program. The Phillie Phanatic is the star of children's books and as a result has turned his love of reading into the exciting Phanatic About Reading program presented by Comcast. Studies have shown that children who are encouraged to read items of their own choosing tend to spend more time reading independently, and as a result, their literacy scores improve. Founded in 2004, the program encourages students to read for a minimum of 15 minutes a day to improve their literacy skills. Each year teachers in the South Jersey and Philadelphia area are encouraged to enroll their classrooms and join the nearly 40,000 students already reading with the Phanatic! (source Phillie Phanatic website) http://www.gloucestercitynews.net/clearysnotebook/2017/05/phillies-phanatic-visits-alice-costello-school.html#more


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February Blizzard 2010

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    February 5 and February 6 the east coast was hit with another blizzard. According to the National Weather Center the following accumulations for this area include: CAMDEN COUNTY... CHERRY HILL 27.3 150 PM 2/6 PENNSAUKEN 25.5 108 PM 2/6 WATERFORD 22.0 115 PM 2/6 CHERRY HILL 21.0 115 PM 2/6 SICKLERVILLE 20.0 400 PM 2/6 SOMERDALE 20.0 341 PM 2/6 PENNSAUKEN 19.2 115 PM 2/6 HINELLA 19.0 115 PM 2/6 BLUE ANCHOR 18.0 115 PM 2/6 ERIAL 17.0 820 AM 2/6 PINE HILL 18.0 115 PM 2/6 STRATFORD 16.0 820 AM 2/6 GLOUCESTER CITY 15.0 115 PM 2/6 GLOUCESTER COUNTY... NATIONAL PARK 28.5 445 PM 2/6 MALAGA 20.0 1247 PM 2/6 GLASSBORO 23.5 330 PM 2/6 SEWELL 18.9 1030 AM 2/6 MANTUA 20.5 230 PM 2/6 MANTUA TOWNSHIP SOUTH HARRISON 16.0 1100 AM 2/6 WEST DEPFORD TWP 15.0 1025 AM 2/6 CROSS KEYS 13.0 1100 AM 2/6 WASHINGTON TWP 13.0 1100 AM 2/6 FRANKLIN TWP 12.0 1100 AM 2/6

GHS vs. GCHS Boys basketball 1/31/09

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    photos by B. Darrow BOYS BASKETBALL Gloucester 39, Gloucester Catholic 33: Brett Darrow had 13 points and Wes Bucher added 11 for the Lions.

GHS vs. GCHS Boys Hoops 2008

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Gloucester City Middle School Opening Day

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    GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--The Gloucester City Middle School, 500 unit block of Market Street, Gloucester City opened on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. The $87 million school will house an estimated 685 students from grade 4 up to grade 8. The new 122,000 square-foot school includes 27 general classrooms, eight special education classrooms, three science classrooms, a cafetorium with stage, gymnasium, media center, computer lab and administrative offices. (https://www.njsda.gov/) Photos by Miguel Perez


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GHS vs. GCHS Girls Basketball 1/31/2009

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    photos by B. Darrow Girls Catholic jumped out to a 12-1 lead in the first quarter and was led by Caitlyn Sweeney and Julie Genther, who had 16 and 10 points respectively. Sweeney also hit the only two 3s of the game as the Rams improved to 9-6 overall. Marisa Cooper dropped 17 in the loss, but it was not enough as Gloucester falls to 12-2 on the season.

Breakfast Club Dec. 2007

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    By Lois Lane, gossip columnist for ClearysNoteBook The Gloucester City Breakfast Club had a huge turnout for their December 29 meeting held at the Dining Car Depot, Monmouth Street at the Railroad. Some thirty-nine men were in attendance. Hank Miller won the prize for coming the longest distance.Breakfast_club_december_07_003 The former Gloucester resident, who writes the column When East Meets West for ClearysNoteBook, flew in from his home in Kitakyushu City, Japan just for the breakfast. Winning second place was former Gloucesterite Jack Bowe, who traveled from St. Louis Missouri to see his friends. Third was Bill Wibby Yeager who drove from Dover, Delaware. Fourth and Fifth Place goes to Butch Shaffer (Cape May) and Ron Raube (Mays Landing). The winners each received a second cup of coffee at no charge plus all the water they could drink. El Presidente Chas Pitzo announced that Bill Cleary has resigned as treasurer and Jack Heiser volunteered to take his place. Pitzo gave a treasury report stating there was $400 in the account. Speaking of Cleary he was the winner of the 50-50 this month. Since he was chosen to pick the stub out of the bucket some members thought he shouldn't be eligible to Breakfast_club_december_07_006 win. The executive board held an emergency meeting and ruled he could keep the prize ($19.02) as long as he picked up the tab for everyone's breakfast. Needless to say when it came time to pay the check Cleary was no where to be found. Besides those already mentioned others in attendance included: Sam Chew, Frank Grandizio, Tom and Bud Wrigley, John Lang, Joe Boulden, Bob Bevan, Frank Cipolone, Bob Sliwa, Jack Persichetti, Ron Middleton, Joe DiGiacomo, Earl Kaighn, Walt Hall, Stu Rechard, Tom Moody. Also, Gary Marcucci, John Hindsley, Joe Raube, Rick Gonzales, Jim and Harry Blymer, Mike Bowe, Joe Miller, Chalie Tourtual, Harry Walker, Tom ChooChoo Murphy, and Bob Bevan. The next meeting, Saturday, January 26 at 9 AM. To become a member you must be a male, be able to eat breakfast and enjoy laughing. Also you need to know the answer to this question……where was the Charles Street Stadium located? Just in case you need a hint it was somewhere in Gloucester City.


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    The remnants of the greatest day ever remain in the streets of Philadelphia, or, if you were there, in your clothes, up your nostrils, under your fingernails, like grains of sand after a day at the beach. They will never go away. And who would want them to, anyway? The Eagles’ Parade Of Champions from Thursday resonates like no day in the history of the City of Philadelphia ...(photo credit) Amanda Stevenson Lupke http://www.gloucestercitynews.net/clearysnotebook/2018/02/a-parade-to-remember-forever-.html

Democratic Convention | photos A. Stevenson Lupke

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    A hodgepodge of photos taken at the Democratic National Conventions held July 25-28 at the Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center to officially name former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as its presidential nominee with Sen. Tim Kaine as her running mate. The convention comes the week after Republicans held their gathering in Cleveland to nominate Donald Trump and running mate Mike Pence. More than 4,700 delegates are attending the Democratic convention. PHOTO CREDIT CNBNews photo journalist Amanda Stevenson Lupke http://www.amandastevensonphoto.com