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PART I: A Look at Gloucester City's Top Stories in 2019



Brooklawn's Two Street Stompers Ready for New Year's Day; Their Theme is "Mummers University"

BROOKLAWN, NJ (CNBNewsnet)(December 31, 2018)--Brooklawn's Two Street Stompers held their last practice Saturday and are looking forward to their annual march in the Philadelphia Mummers Parade on New Year's Day. This is their 41st parade.... Read more →

Westville Joins Gloucester County EMS

Westville is the 21st town to join GCEMS Westville Twp., NJ) – Gloucester County Freeholder Director Robert Damminger and Freeholder Deputy Director Giuseppe 'Joe' Chila announced today that beginning on December 28, 2018, Gloucester County... Read more →

Blue Jackets Forward Eric Robinson off to strong debut season as a pro

Robinson is a Bellmawr resident; Gloucester Catholic Alumnus; Princeton U graduate Rookie forward called up to Columbus on Monday by Jeffrey Svoboda @JacketsInsider / (December 31, 2018)--It took Eric Robinson the usual two hours... Read more →


Three Females Beat and Rob Gloucester City Man

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (January 4, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester City Police on December 30 at 12:04 AM responded to a call regarding a fight involving a male and three females. The call came from a residence in the... Read more →


Jah’vi Brown, age 1 Last Seen in Bellmawr; Decomposed Body Found in Camden City Alleyway

UPDATED/Corrected Jah’vi Brown, age 1 CAMDEN CITY, NJ (January 4, 2019)( October 11, 2018, a badly decomposed body of a child was found in an alleyway near the 800 block of Mount Ephraim Avenue in... Read more →


photo credit CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY,NJ (January 5, 2019)(CNBNewnet)--Hoagie Heaven, located at the intersection of Broadway and Hunter Street, has closed down. Owner Pete Prelas said after 21 years he decided to shutdown his business and... Read more →


Carmen Palmierio Basketball 64th Consecutive Season

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 6, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester City Basketball opened 2018-2019 season this weekend with 8 travel teams and 12 teams playing in the Carmen Palmierio Basketball In House League. Watch travel teams Friday nights with... Read more →


Argia S. Horwell of Westville; former Court Clerk for Borough of Westville

CNBNews graphics file WESTVILLE, NJ (January 6, 2019)-- Argia S. Horwell (nee Sabetta) of Westville peacefully passed away Wednesday January 2, 2019 surrounded by family. Beloved wife of the late Samuel. She was born in... Read more →


Joanne E. Naphys, Mt Ephraim Celebration Committee Pres. ; American Cancer Volunteer

Joanne E. Naphys Joanne E. Naphys (nee Magrisi), on January 5, 2019, of Mt. Ephraim, formerly of Philadelphia. Age 71. Beloved wife of William J. Naphys, Jr. Devoted mother of William J. Naphys, III (Kait),... Read more →


Cause of 1-Year-Old's Death Homicidal Violence of Undetermined Etiolog

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (January 10, 2019)--On January 9, 2019, the Gloucester/Camden/Salem County Medical Examiner, Dr. Gerald Feigin, ruled the cause of death of Jah’vi Brown (photo) was Homicidal Violence of Undetermined Etiology. The investigation remains... Read more →


Drunk Driver Hits Fire Hydrant Causes Hazardous Road Conditions in Gloucester City

UPDATED: The name of the driver charged with this drunk driving accident by Brooklawn Police is Robert Meddings of Bellmawr, according to Brooklawn Police Chief Shamus Ellis After the fire hydrant was hit by the... Read more →


Gloucester City Police Respond to 14 Traffic Accidents over 6 Days

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (JANUARY 11, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--1/4 (1:53 pm) Ptl. Bob Saunders III responded to the Budget Inn on Rt. 130 for a burglary report. A patron of the hotel reported cash and jewelry were stolen... Read more →


1777 Gloucester Town and the Battle of Gloucester Presentation January 16

Image Colonel Joseph Ellis house Colonel Joseph Ellis was in the Second Gloucester County militia regiment. When the British occupied Gloucester Town, this house would be used by Lord General Cornwallis while in Gloucester Town.... Read more →



William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet CHEER—Here in Gloucester City our new mayor, Dan Spencer, had a rousing swearing-in ceremony held at the Gloucester High School auditorium last week. The celebration began with CNBNews graphics... Read more →


Daniel M. “Chick” Capobianco, Bellmawr Resident, Police Employee, Area Bartender

Daniel M. “Chick” Capobianco Bellmawr, NJ (January 18, 2019)– On Thursday, January 17, 2019. Age 85. Loving husband of 64 years to Dolores E. (nee Griffin). Loving father of Denise Best (late John), Daniel M.... Read more →


20-Year-Old Fatally Stabbed in Gloucester City

CNBNews graphics file GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 18, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Gloucester City Police Chief Brian Morrell reported a homicide in Gloucester City last night. Gloucester City Police responded to reports... Read more →


Law Enforcement Responds to Shooting at Motel 6 in Brooklawn; 35-Year-Old Philly Man Wounded

CNBNews graphics file BROOKLAWN, NJ (January 20, 2019)—Brooklawn Police along with personnel from the Camden County Prosecutors Office responded to a shooting Saturday night just before midnight at the Motel 6 property on Crescent Blvd.... Read more →


Former Gloucester City Mayor William James Dies Suddenly; Funeral Services Pending

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (January 21, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)---Gloucester City Police Department released the following statement this afternoon regarding the sudden CNBNews graphics file death of former Gloucester City Mayor William James. The mayor served on the City... Read more →


Bill James, The Longest Serving Mayor in Gloucester City's History Dies Suddenly

UPDATED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (January 21, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)William P. James, the former mayor of Gloucester City passed away suddenly earlier today, at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Camden. James was... Read more →


Brooklawn Mayor Branella, Council Members McCleary & McConnell Take Oath of Office

BROOKLAWN, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--Congratulations to Mayor Teri Branella, Council President Julie McCleary and Councilwoman Trish McConnell who were sworn in for another term during the Borough of Brooklawn's Reorganization meeting which took place earlier this month... Read more →


Joel Martinez, of Camden City Arrested in Connection with Fatal Stabbing in Gloucester City

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 24, 2019)--Joel Martinez, 18, of Camden, was arrested and charged in a connection with a stabbing that killed Alexander Medina on January 17, 2019. Gloucester City Police responded to the 700... Read more →

WATCH VIDEO: Gloucester City Mayor William P. James Funeral Possession

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 25, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)-The hearse carrying the body of former Mayor/Deputy Police Chief William P. James moves down Monmouth Bill James Street from McCann-Healey Funeral Home to... Read more →

Person of Interest Wanted in Connection with Shooting at Motel 6, Brooklawn


Security camera photo BROOKLAWN, NJ (January 25, 2019)--Authorities are looking for this person of interest as she may have information about the shooting at the Brooklawn Motel 6 on January 19. A Philadelphia man, who... Read more →


Charles “Bud” W. Gallagher, Sr. Past Councilman; Lions Club/Sportsman Member; Korean War Vet

Charles “Bud” W. Gallagher, Sr. Gloucester City - On January 25, 2019. Age 87. Predeceased by his loving wife, Gertrude C. Gallagher (nee Brown); daughter, Linda Gallagher; parents, Frances Zoble Gallagher and Joseph Gallagher and... Read more →


Update on Stabbing; Johnny & Guy Gaudreau; Convenience Store Cited; Fire Hydrant Repaired

CORRECTED/UPDATED CNBNews Tips and Snippets William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet UPDATE ON STABBING IN GLOUCESTER CITY-The first degree murder charged filed against Joel Martinez, 18, of Camden, who was arrested in connection with the... Read more →

Albert Carino Basketball Club:

2019 SJ Basketball Hall of Fame Inductees

CHERRY HILL, NJ (January 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--The Albert Carino Basketball Club of South Jersey has announced their selections to be inducted into the South Jersey Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday, February 10th. Bill Hiltner, Chairman of... Read more →


Fire in the 200 Unit Block of New Jersey Road

BROOKLAWN, NJ (February 10, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--A fire in the 200 unit block of New Jersey Avenue, broke out this morning at approximately 11:30 A.M. The cause of the fire, which is located in the rear of... Read more →


Former 1st Methodist Church May Become High-End Apartments; Park Ave RR Crossing Upgrade

CNBNews TIPS AND SNIPPETS William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor APARTMENTS PROPOSED FOR METHODIST CHURCH BUILDING—Plans to renovate the former First Methodist Church at 220 Monmouth Street into a multi-housing apartment complex have been... Read more →


Part 1: Early History of City of Gloucester City

The Tercentenary Committee formed by Gloucester City Mayor Louis A. Kelly in January 1962 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--The year 1964 was the 341st anniversary of the State of New... Read more →

Part Two:

Early History of The City of Gloucester City: Hugg's Tavern and The Marriage of Betsy Ross

originally published 1964 Hugg’s Tavern This relic of Colonial days was recently demolished to make room for a public park on the river front at Gloucester City (New Jersey). It vied in olden times with... Read more →


Part Three:

Early History of The City of Gloucester City: The Battle of Gloucester; Frigate Augusta

originally published 1964 Battle of Gloucester Tuesday, November 25, 1952 was the 175th anniversary of the Battle, and sometimes referred to as the skirmish at Gloucester. Here are some of the events that led up... Read more →

PART 4: Early History of The City of Gloucester City: Fire Dept./Police Dept./Water Dept.

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED 1964 GLOUCESTER CITY FIRE DEPT. An ordinance to establish a fire department in Gloucester City was passed by Common Council July 5, 1878. It was signed by Mayor William H. Banks, President of... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Welcomes Rev. Raymond Vijandre, AM, as Director of Catholic Identity

comments closed GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 2019)----Gloucester Catholic welcomes Rev. Raymond F. Vijandre, AM (photo) on board for the second semester working as Director of Catholic Identity. Fr. Raymond is a member of the Alagad... Read more →


Carly Todd Named Gloucester Catholic Softball Coach

By gostrum / Comments are Disabled GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --Former standout athlete Carly Todd (photo) has been selected as Gloucester Catholic’s new head softball coach, GCHS Athletic Director Pat Murphy announced. Carly’s assistant is Mrs.... Read more →


PART 5: Early History of The City of Gloucester City: Bill Thompson, The Duke of Gloucester

William J. Thompson GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--(Originally published 1964)--(CNBNewsnet)--William J. Thompson (aka The Duke of Gloucester) was born in County Derry, Ireland, October 15, 1848. His father was Patrick Thompson. Fourteen generations of the family were... Read more →


Evan W. Taylor, Age 75, formerly of Gloucester City; GHS Class of 1962; Funeral Services Private

UPDATED Evan William Taylor III GHS ALUMNUS Class of '62 GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)(February 19, 2019)--Evan William Taylor III, a former resident of Gloucester City passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019. He was 75.... Read more →



William E Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor/publisher This past year two elderly families who lived in the *Riverview Heights section of Gloucester City were forced to move because they couldn't afford to live in their... Read more →


Joyce R. Countiss, Past West Chester College Professor; Boat Captain, GHS Alumnus

Barefoot Bay, Fl (February 22, 2019)--Joyce Ruth Countiss, Ed.D,. of Barefoot Bay, Fl., passed away peacefully on Saturday, Joyce R. Countiss (1961 GHS Alumnus) February 16, after a brief illness. Born December 7, 1943, she... Read more →

James D. Nicholson, A Man Who Lived a Fascinating Life

UPDATED with photo and links to related articles Jim Nicholson (CNBNews file photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor/Publisher " I like to think that my obituary is already being written in a lot... Read more →

PART 6: Early History of The City of Gloucester City: The Brick Building; Library; Rotary Club

Building at King and Monmouth The three-story brick building now standing on the northeast corner of Monmouth and Kings Streets has an old historic background. The first person known to occupy the building was Dr.... Read more →


Senior Citizen image courtesy of Jean Norton William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet UPDATED/CORRECTED Gloucester City mayor and council passed an ordinance on second reading Feb. 21, 2019 to exceed the municipal budget limit up... Read more →


Gloucester City Police Respond to Unconscious Male Report Find Cumberland County Fugitive

CNBNewsnet | March 2, 2019 GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --Earlier this week Gloucester City Police responded to the Highland Park section of the City to investigate a report of an unconscious male. The suspect was under... Read more →


4th Annual Gloucester City Irish Parade a Success

CNBNewsnet | March 3, 2019 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... Read more →


William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Gloucester City High School is accepting nominations for their Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame. Requirements: Must have graduated at least 10 years ago; The individual must be successful in... Read more →


Ronald P. King, of Gloucester City; Member of Local 19 Sheet Metal Workers; Celtic Bartender

Ronald P. King Surrounded by his loving family, on March 5, 2019. Age 53. Of Gloucester City. Loving father of Frankie King and Kimberly King. Cherished son on Joseph and Margaret “Peg” Tedesco. Beloved brother... Read more →


Part 9: The Early History of the City of Gloucester City: 1845 Mail Delivery Begins; A City is Born; 1st Boy Scouts

The first Gloucester City post office was established on July 28, 1845 at the southeast corner of King & Market Streets with William C. Mulford as the first postmaster. It is now the site of... Read more →


South Jersey Times ice hockey: Gloucester Catholic surprised in 2018-19, future bright

By Clyde Hughes | For NJ Advance Media For a coach who is losing the school's all-time leading scorer to graduation, Gloucester Catholic second-year boys ice hockey coach Tom Bunting sounded pretty chipper about the... Read more →


Gloucester City Mayor Urges GCHS Alumnus to Support Philanthropy Week (watch video)

Mayor Dan Spencer Message Philanthropy Week from Gus Ostrum on Vimeo. Related: Gloucester Catholic High School Rams Alumni Gloucester City | March 20, 2019 Read more →

The Part 11:

The Early History of the City of Gloucester City: The Settlement; Industry: The Bleachery

The Permanent Settlement In 1661, another group of colonists from Dublin, Ireland, under the leadership of Robert Zane, arrived at Gloucester Point aboard “Ye Owners Adventure,” joined those who had not moved to Burlington and... Read more →

Jack McNeill, of Princeton; Past Gloucester City Resident, Retired Dentist, Vietnam War Vet

Jack's Cheer captured in Montreal in 1984 PRINCETON,NJ (March 23, 2019)--Thomas John “Jack” McNeill, D.D.S. at 84 years passed peacefully March 12, 2019 in Princeton Hospital hospice. He will be forever adored by his wife... Read more →



UPDATED:(Monday, March 25, 2019)-- After being talked about and debated so long, legalized recreational marijuana fell apart when the vote was canceled since Murphy could not convince a handful of senators to embrace the idea.... Read more →


Alice Costello School Championship Basketball Team Honored

The Brooklawn Board of Education recently honored the Alice Costello girls basketball team for their double overtime championship win against Magnolia. At their meeting on Tuesday, March 19th, the Brooklawn Board of Education honored the... Read more →


by William E. Cleary Sr. CHEER---Gloucester Catholic senior Lillo Paxia (photo, left) hit for the cycle and drove in six runs, powering the Rams to a 14-4 victory over Schalick, April 2 in Gloucester City.... Read more →


Former Lady Rams softball standout Christina Wilgus Honored

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --Congratulations to former Lady Rams softball standout Christina Wilgus (Class of 2017), who was honored Friday, April 5 as earning the top GPA of players on Rowan College at Gloucester County (RCGC's)... Read more →


14 Unlock Cars in Gloucester City Burglarized

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (APRIL 19, 2019)- A number of unlocked cars in Gloucester City were broken into on several different occasions between April 13 and April 18. Two graphic file teenage suspects were arrested... Read more →


Suspects may be Involved in Murder of Gcity Man

CAMDEN CITY NJ --The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Camden County Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two individuals who may have information on an assault that killed a Gloucester City man.... Read more →


State Trooper Charged with Child Porn, Allegedly Conspired with Gloucester City Mom

view complaint TRENTON –A New Jersey state trooper has been arrested for allegedly engaging in a sexually explicit email exchange with an adult woman about a prepubescent girl, during which the trooper and the woman... Read more →


350 Fish Plus Released in Gloucester City's Martin's Lake

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --State workers from the NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife were in Gloucester City recently stocking Martin Lake, Johnson Blvd. with fish. A spokesman said they stocked about 350 fish on the... Read more →


Suspect Arrested For Murder of Gloucester City Man

UPDATED May 6, 2019: According to newspaper reports Harter's death is the 12 homicide reported in Camden City this year, compared to eigh t homicides in the same period of 2018. Harter was the second... Read more →


Re-Dedication of St. Mary's Steeple Tuesday Night

by William E. Cleary Sr. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 6, 2019)-- Tuesday, May 7, St. Mary's Parish, Monmouth and Atlantic Streets, will have an official Lighting Ceremony and re-dedicate the Illumination of their Church Steeple.... Read more →

Gloucester City PD Arrest 8 Juvenile Deliquents for Fighting, Disorderly Conduct, Alcohol Consumption

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 10, 2019)--Gloucester City Police responded to two incidents this past week involving juvenile gang fights and illegal possession of alcohol. A total of eight juveniles were arrested by police. The first... Read more →

Sister Maureen Cooper Succumbs; Longtime Teacher, Librarian

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 10, 2019)--Sister Maureen Cooper, OP of the Dominican Sisters of Hope, died on May 8th in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden, New Jersey. She was 82 years of age.... Read more →


Dr. Claire J. Call (nee McElhone) former Gloucester City Resident

MOORESTOWN, NJ ( Claire J. Call (nee McElhone) On May 14, 2019 age 98 longtime resident of Moorestown, NJ. Dr. McElhone Call was a Podiatrist who had her private practice in the home where she... Read more →


Williamstown HS Baseball Player Tim Chew Honored

( 17,2019)--Congratulation to Tim Chew, Williamstown High School second-baseman who was named Tri-County player of the week. In four games last week, Chew, a senior, went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and three RBIs... Read more →


Railroad-crossing repairs begin Tuesday in Gloucester City

Necessary safety work will require road closure and detours this week (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a railroad crossing rehabilitation project that will require a four-day closure and detour... Read more →


I-76 Emergency Bridge Repairs Require Immediate Lane Closures Today in Gloucester City

Work on the westbound lanes this afternoon and eastbound lanes tonight (Trenton) ( 24, 2019)– New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced immediate lane closures on I-76 over Klemm Avenue for emergency bridge... Read more →


Traffic Nightmare in Gloucester City and Throughout South Jersey (Video) video (Gloucester City, NJ)(May 24, 2019)The raw video taken today around 6PM shows the traffic backup on Market Street heading out of Gloucester City towards Route 130. Although this is a normal occurrence on... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Rams South Jersey Champs

UPDATED BROOKLAWN, NJ-- ( 31, 2019)--Gloucester Catholic defeated Trenton Catholic 10-0 in the South Jersey Championship Game today at the Joe Barth Field, Brooklawn, NJ. Today's victory was the team's seventh straight win. Offensively they... Read more →


A Fight Between Neighbors Over a Wandering Chicken Ends on a Happy Note

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ ( 31, 2019)--Over the past week Gloucester City Police saved the lives of several people who had overdosed, investigated I was just visiting! graphic files burglaries, responded to a number of... Read more →


Business Administrator for Gloucester City School District Resigns

The Washington Township Board of Education has named Janine Wechter as the district’s new school business administrator/board secretary effective Aug. 1, according to Wechter, a 1991 graduate of Washington Township High School, replaces Peg... Read more →


John L. (Jack of Diamonds) Farren; former member of the Gloucester City Rod & Gun Club

HAMMONTON, NJ ( John L. Farren, of Hammonton, NJ passed away on May 28, 2019 at the age of 84. His nickname was Jack of Diamonds. In 1952 he Jack of Diamonds (Gloucestercitynews graphic files)... Read more →


Sister Christine Hartnett, OP; Longtime South Jersey Catholic Grammar School Teacher

Sister Christine Hartnett, OP (Sister John Kathleen) of the Dominican Sisters of Hope, died May 31, 2019 at St Mary’s Villa in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. She was 79 years of age. The daughter of... Read more →


Frederik J. Frank, of Audubon; Football Coach, Teacher

Audubon - Frederik J. Frank of Audubon, formally of Collingswood, NJ passed away on Thursday May 2, 2019 at the age of 51. Cherished son of predeceased Justin and Dolores Frank Sr. Dear brother of... Read more →


Two -Time Reigning State Champion Gloucester Catholic to Defend Title Wednesday at 7PM

The Rams won the South Non-Public B Title last week beating Trenton Catholic 10-0 (CNBNews photo credit Bruce Darrow UPDATE : Game moved to Thursday June 6 at 7pM GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ ( (June 4,... Read more →


Lindenwold/Mt. Ephraim Residents Among Suspects Arrested in "Operation "Stone Wall"

( – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced the indictment of nine men who allegedly were part of a criminal network in Camden County that was dealing cocaine and illegally trafficking untraceable assault rifles... Read more →


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Cold Springs School Locked Down; 12-Year-Old Boy with Plastic Gun Apprehended

UPDATED GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ ( 12, 2019)--Parents and grandparents standing near the Cold Springs around 1 PM today got the scare of their lives when they heard an urgent alert broadcasted over the school's intercom... Read more →


Teachers Union Demonstrates in Bellmawr; Schools Closing? How Much Do Teachers Make?

photo credit (CNBNewsnet) UPDATED/CORRECTED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Members of the New Jersey Teachers Union were demonstrating this past weekend at the Route 42 overpass on Creek Road, Bellmawr. Some of the signs... Read more →


Keebler's of Gloucester City Celebrate 70th Anniversary (watch video)

Frank and Doll Keebler (image courtesy of 6ABC) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 19, 2019)- Frank and Darlene (Doll) Keebler, of Gloucester City celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with family friends on Sunday, June 16, 2019.... Read more →


CNB TIPS AND SNIPPETS: Love Your Money; Local Fisherman Nets $3,362

LOVE YOUR MONEY--Gloucester City mayor and council is on another spending spree. The governing body passed two bond ordinances on May 23 totaling $3,137,000. The $3.1 million of taxpayers money will be used to purchase... Read more →


Flood Destroys Memorabilia at Gloucester City Historical Society

Related: Gloucester City History William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ ( 21, 2019)--The heavy rain that has hit the South Jersey region recently has caused flooding of major highways and side streets.... Read more →


Video: Residents Living in South Jersey Communities Feel Philadelphia Refinery Explosions

image courtesy of 6ABC PHILADELPHIA, PA (June 21, 2019)--6ABC reported earlier today that residents in the Philadelphia and South Jersey area were awakened by multiple explosions and a massive fire at a 150-year-old refinery complex... Read more →


Memories: Gloucester City Letter Carriers and Support Staff (Year Unknown)

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ The Gloucester City Post Office crew, year unknown. Front row - (L. to R.) Bob Valario, Mike Foley, Chris Litle, Tim King, George Cleary, Mike Rofrano, Linda Shiflet. Back row - Ray... Read more →


Bergen Street Property Allegedly Used to Chop Up Stolen Motorcycles; Ongoing Investigation

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ ( (June 24, 2019)—Last month we received a tip about a home in the 800 unit block of Bergen Street being raided for allegedly operating a motorcycle chop shop at the property.... Read more →



A Huge Tax Break Went to a Politically Connected Company in New Jersey Despite Red Flags

The exterior of a Holtec International facility in Camden, N.J. (Matt Rourke/AP Photo) Holtec International told New Jersey regulators that Ohio was competing for its new headquarters. But officials there stripped the firm of past... Read more →


MARC will be in Gloucester City on Sunday at GHS

Gloucester City, NJ ( 28, 2019)--A Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC), providing recovery resources for people from Gloucester City News blog files Camden and Gloucester Counties affected by the recent flooding event, will open Sunday, June... Read more →