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Camden County Commissioners Board Approves Funds for Enhancing Recreation Facilities

(Cherry Hill, NJ) – The Camden County Commissioner Board has approved the recommendations of the Open Space, Recreation, Farmland and Historical Preservation Trust Fund Advisory Committee to award $650,000 to 26 recreation facility enhancement projects throughout the county. “Across the county these funds will be utilized to upgrade, improve, or renovate recreational facilities for our residents and the families that call Camden County home,” said Commissioner Jeff Nash, liaison to the county Division Environmental Affairs. “From ball fields to park trails, this program ensures that we have access to safe outdoor and green spaces in each of our municipalities. These... Read more →


I-295 northbound lane closure tomorrow to begin installation of temporary Browning Road Bridge

Alternating traffic necessary on Browning Road during bridge installation (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a lane closure on I-295 northbound and alternating traffic on Browning Road tomorrow, Friday, July 30 to begin installation of the temporary Browning Road Bridge as part of the Direct Connection project in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 6 a.m. Friday, July 30 until 2 p.m., NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc. is scheduled to close the westbound lane on Browning Road between Ivy Ridge Road and Victory Drive with alternating traffic using the eastbound lane. The closure is necessary to... Read more →


AMERICAN LEGION STATE PLAYOFFS: Brooklawn Knocked Out by Allentown

WOOD-RIDGE JULY 29, 2021)— Fresh off winning its first Mercer County American Legion League title this summer, the Allentown Legion baseball team went after its first state title Wednesday night (July 28, 2021)at the Wood-Ridge Athletic Complex. Manager Sahil Thakur’s squad brought home the MCALL’s third state crown since 1997 by defeating the state’s most successful team, Brooklawn Post 72, 5-2. Minus the 2020 coronavirus-canceled season, the MCALL has placed teams in four straight Final 8 championship games, winning the state title with Hopewell Post 339 in 2017, Broad Street Park Post 313 in 2018 and now Allentown. Allentown (22-3)... Read more →


To: Mr. Ackley, Gloucester City Housing Office, Acting Mayor Patrick Keating, and Members of City Council

How much more can a person take in this town before , we just say the hell with it and leave ! I never missed a tax payment in 25 years , volunteered for many , many things in town, organized and played free concerts for the string band in the park . Why can't we get this house cleaned up? It's being sub- leased which I told you in person, you said blame King Phil ?????? I cannot even sit in my backyard without getting eaten alive by bugs !!! I have spent 100 plus dollars spraying especially in... Read more →


Page 11: Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Hope this column provides an insight into Carmen both the man and athlete. Not sure of the Chronological order, but every attempt... Read more →


New Jersey Who's Got Talent Coming to Gloucester City Saturday

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews.net)(July 29, 2021)-- Music and Networking is coming to Soul Food Profection, 738 Market Street, Gloucester City on Saturday, July 31 between the hours of 2PM and 8 PM. The entertainment for the day will consist of performers from the South Jersey area. Darryl Watson and K.Trillz Thursday we asked Darryl Watson, and K.Trillz , the organizers of the show why they chose Gloucester City, a small community of 11,200 to stage the venue? "We were looking for place to showcase local talent from the South Jersey/Philadelphia region. We found Gloucester... Read more →


Upcoming Events Coming to Gloucester City:

Rotary Night at Vitale's Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 4 PM Vitale's Italian Bistro | Gloucester City **** New Jersey Who's Got Talent Saturday, July 31st coming to Chosen Soul Profection 738 Market Street, Gloucester City, NJ Come Join us for a day of family fun , entertainment from New Jersey best entertainers as well as bbq and soulfood. 738 Market Street, Gloucester City NJ About this Event July 31st from 2-8 is New Jersey Who's Got Talent and music networking event. A day filled some the best artist and entertainers New Jersey has to offer as well as over... Read more →


Edward Rieger, of Swedesboro; Brooklawn Bartender, Local 676 Member, Retired from John D. Lawrence

Eddie "Ruff House" Rieger They called him “Ruff House.” Eddie, age 73, bounced and bartended at the Ferry Slip Inn. For fun he’d let patrons punch him; as hard as they could they were more likely to injure their hands than the rough house. But he was just as generous as he was tough: come payday he’d buy the bar rounds more than a few times at Fiorile’s. As a Father he wasn’t the strictest; no bedtimes and a bottomless pocket of change for the arcade and candy, but he raised quality boys. Eddie was the favorite Uncle to all... Read more →


Gloucester City Business Owner Hosts Party for 200 People; Crowd Caused A Fracas, Blocked Traffic on Market St.

Looking east on Market Street from Broadway towards the railroad tracks. The Chosen Profection Soul Food store is on the right inside the yellow circle. Members of the Gloucester City Police Department responded to two calls to that location on July 3. According to GCPD Activity docket the first time the police responded was 8:47 PM, the caller said there was a large crowd of people standing outside the store; some of the people were underage and they were drinking alcohol. Two hours later, the crowd had grown to 200 people. (Photo credit Google Maps and Brianna) William E. Cleary... Read more →


NJ Dept of Transportation: Route 42 lane and ramp closures Thursday night

Signed detours will be in place overnight (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced lane and ramp closures on Route 42 on Thursday night as the Missing Moves project between I-295 and Route 42 advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tomorrow, Thursday, July 22, until 6 a.m. Friday, July 23, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close two lanes on Route 42 southbound from just before the I-295 overpass (mile post 14.2) through the NJ Turnpike overpass (mile post 13.5). The left lane on Route 42 northbound also will be closed... Read more →


Some Thoughts on the Cancellation of Gloucester City's Police Department Weekly Crime Report

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews https://gloucestercitynews.net In June residents were telling us there were several larcenies committed in Gloucester City. Since the City Police Department has stopped issuing weekly crime reports we asked the police to release their records about that crime over a period of two to three weeks. We were told to submit an OPRA request for that information. Instead of asking for the number of thefts over a three-week period, we narrowed it down to just one week. The OPRA was submitted on June 28. Because of the 4th of July holiday and the city offices... Read more →


CNBNews Sports: A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN (video)

By Henry Howard JUN 17, 2021 On a steamy summer night on a dirt and grass field, an American Legion-sponsored team concludes its warmups after the player introductions, national anthem and other pre-game festivities. The pitcher squeezes the resin bag, tosses it aside, receives the sign from the catcher and winds up. The scene will continue throughout the summer. Pitch after pitch. Inning after inning. Game after game. What’s notable about these players, these teams and this league is they are all part of the quickly growing American Legion Lady Fastpitch Softball League in the Department of North Carolina. State... Read more →


*Delaware River Sojourn August 7-13, Register Now

Volunteer River Cleanup Scheduled for August 6 The Delaware River looking towards Philadelphia from Proprietors Park, Gloucester City, NJ (CNBNews photo credit) WEST TRENTON, N.J. – Interested paddlers are invited to register for the 26th Delaware River Sojourn taking place August 6-13. The Delaware River Sojourn combines guided paddling excursions, interpretive programs and camping. Participants may sign up for the entire trip or for the day(s) of their choice; all skill levels are welcome. “The sojourn is a family-friendly paddling and learning adventure, a wonderful way to discover the Delaware River,” said Mark Zakutansky, Director of Conservation Policy Engagement for... Read more →


Westville Police Respond to "Stabbing" Rumor

WESTVILLE, NJ(July 16, 2021)(CNBNews)--There was a domestic disturbance in Westville that lit up some social media sites, last night. People were saying there was a stabbing. Westville Police Chief William Whinna released the following statement when asked about it: "We had a Domestic and a minor injury was sustained by the alleged victim. Both parties are being uncooperative. It’s still under investigation and due to it being a domestic, no further information can be released at this time." Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

Palmiero family photo provided Editor's Note: We believe this the Charles Street Stadium, in Gloucester City. The factories in the background would be the former Ruberoid later known as GAF and West Virginia Paper and Pulp also known as Hinde & Dauch. Carmen is in the center causing the finish line. That might be Mr. John Kunz Sr. holding the tape. Kunz was head track coach, assistant football coach, senior class adviser. If you recognize anyone in the photo please send the information to CNBNews1@gmail.com. BROOKLAWN, NJ (July 15, 2021)--Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at... Read more →


Madelyn Dorris, of Palm Harbor, Fl., formerly of Gloucester City; 25 Year Camden County Employee

Madelyn Dorris (nee Stiles) PALM HARBOR, FL.--A Celebration of Life will be held in the Fall in New Jersey for Madelyn Dorris (nee Stiles), who passed away peacefully July 8, 2021, in Palm Harbor, Florida. Madelyn was a long time Gloucester City resident before moving to Palm Harbor, Florida after retiring from Camden County in 1994. Madelyn worked for the County of Camden for over 25 years. Her last position with the county was Executive Assistant to the Director of the Board of Commissioners. At the time of Madelyn’s retirement, the Director was Jeff Nash. Madelyn was honored to have... Read more →


Essex Street Residents Say Multiple Shots Fired at Victim; Authorities Slow to Release Information

Updated The shooting in Gloucester City happened on the 300-unit block of Essex Street inside the circle across from the auto dealer which is located on the right in the photo (see arrow). The time of the shooting was approximately 8:30 PM. According to several people who live in the same area they heard multiple shots being fired. (gloucestercitynews.net photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 11, 2021)--The suspect involved in the shooting in Gloucester City Saturday night on the 300 unit block of Essex Street hasn't been arrested, according to the Camden County Prosecutors Office... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

BROOKLAWN, NJ --Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Hope this column provides an insight into Carmen both the man and athlete. Not sure of the Chronological order, but every... Read more →


Mabel Jane Sherrer, of Gloucester City, Owner of A Little Trim Salon

Mabel Jane Sherrer (nee Schafer), on July 6, 2021, of Gloucester City; formerly of Brooklawn and Merchantville. Age 75. Beloved wife of Karl. Devoted mother of Karlene, Scott, Dorothy, Donna, Robert, Eric, Adam, Tara, Echo, Ernie, and the late Karl. Loving grandmother and great grandmother of many. Dear sister of Bonnie F. Sayette and Frank G. Schafer. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mabel was the owner of her own salon, A Little Trim, in Gloucester City. She was a proud member of Rolling Thunder and The Last Patrol - Operation Thunderstorm. There will be a viewing from... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in early to mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Note: Because COVID -19 this year 2020 - 2021 resulted in 4 High School seasons (Fall, Winter, Spring and late... Read more →


Avalon Police Invite Public For Coffee

The Avalon Police are bringing back “Coffee with a Cop”. This coming week it will be held on Thursday, July 8th at 2892 Dune Drive from 8 AM to 10 AM. Great idea! Wouldn't be nice if police departments in Audubon, Brooklawn, Bellmawr, Camden City, Gloucester City, Mt. Ephriam, Runnemede, and Westville did the same. Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

BROOKLAWN NJ (July 2, 2021)(CNB SPORTS)—Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Today we see the beginning of the Brooklawn American Legion's Dynasty in the State of New Jersey.... Read more →


Gloucester City PD Announces Parking/Traffic Restrictions for Indepence Day Fireworks July 2

Gloucestercitynews.net files GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 21, 2021)--Lt. Jason Flood, spokesperson for the Gloucester City Police Department released the following statement today pertaining to parking and traffic restrictions for the Indepence Day Fireworks at the Bill Flynn's Sport's Complex on Johnson Blvd., Friday, July 2, starting at dusk. In order to accommodate the Independence Day Fireworks on July 2nd, the following parking and traffic restrictions will be put into place: Between 4:30 pm and 11:30 pm on July 2nd, parking will be prohibited on: Johnson Blvd. between Hudson St. (both sides of the street) to the intersection of Essex St.... Read more →


E-bikes, E-scooters, E-skateboards Can Be Deadly

by William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Related: Video of a super electric scooter GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 30, 2021)(CNBNewsnet)--Have you noticed the E-bikes, E-scooters and E-skateboards buzzing throughout the city of Gloucester City and elsewhere over the past year or two. The Governor of NJ signed a law in 2019 making them legal to ride on the street. The law states you must be 16 or older to drive one but we have seen youngsters that look no older than 10 or 11 riding them down the street and sidewalks. Most of these kids are not wearing a helmet.... Read more →


Camden County Happenings / Events

Symphony in C’s Jubilant Brass Returns with Summertime Classics The Hits Keep Coming in the Twilight Concert Series Don’t miss Symphony in C’s Jubilant Brass on Thursday, July 15th for the next show of the Twilight Concert Series at Cooper River Park. Concert is free to attend and starts at 7 PM. Founded in 1952 as The Haddonfield Symphony, Symphony in C is one of three professional training orchestras in the U.S., preparing musicians and conductors through concert and educational outreach programs. Members are students and recent graduates of prestigious conservatories and universities. Read More. Free Fitness Classes This Summer... Read more →


*American Legion Baseball scholarship application open for 2021

The American Legion The American Legion Baseball scholarship nomination form is available online here. To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must submit a completed application form along with three one-page letters of recommendation from an American Legion Baseball coach or manager, American Legion post commander or adjutant, and a community leader (teacher, Scout leader, minister or church leader, principal, etc.). Applicants must also complete the authorization form at the end of the application, including signatures from the player, parent or guardian, and post commander. Applications and testimonial letters must be submitted to the department headquarters in the player's state... Read more →


Eleven Members of Pagans MC Arrested; Included in Indictment are Two Local Gang Members (Videos)

Included in the indictment are two local club members Nicholas Bucciarelli, a.k.a. "Booch," 56, of Brooklawn, and Michael Dorazo, aka "Cage," 42, of Gloucester City... Luis Arocho, aka “LuRoc,” 43, of Keansburg NEWARK, N.J. (June 28, 2021)– Two high-ranking members of the Pagan’s Motorcycle Club were arrested today for assault in aid of racketeering, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Luis Arocho, aka “LuRoc,” 43, of Keansburg, New Jersey, and Maurice Guzman, aka “Dawg,” 51, of Newark, is charged by complaint with one count of aggravated assault in aid of racketeering. They are scheduled to appear by videoconference today... Read more →


*Bellmawr's Independence Day Parade Announced

INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE ANNOUNCED We are happy to announce that our annual Independence Day Parade will be held on Monday July 5th, 2021. The Celebrations Committee has been working very hard make this year’s parade a memorable event for our residents with added floats and musical entertainment. Baby Parade: 9:00 AM at the Borough Hall Parking Lot Bicycle Parade: 10:00 AM at St Joachim Church Parking Lot Parade: 11:00 AM Parade Route: Assembly at St Joachim Church 10:30 AM, West Browning Road to the Borough Hall. Below are application links for participation in the Baby Parade and the Main Parade.... Read more →


Joseph H. Battersby, Jr., age 57; Brick Layer, Avid Fisherman, Philly Sports Fan, GHS Alum Class of '82

On June 22, 2021. Age 57. Of Gloucester City. Survived by his wife, Robin Lynn Battersby (nee McDonald); children, Joseph L. Battersby (Tiffany) and Kaylee L. Battersby; step-children, Adam Delmar, Ian Delmar and Allisha Plotcher (Ryan); grandchildren, Blake L. Battersby, Reed Plotcher and Lennon Plotcher; brother, James Battersby; nieces, Jessica Hamer and Emma Battersby and nephews, Jake Battersby and Nicky Battersby. Predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Margaret Battersby; his brother, Timothy Battersby and his beloved Lilli. Joe was a graduate of Gloucester High School class of 1982. He worked many years as a bricklayer, most recently for Platinum Services... Read more →


Fred Anzide, a Gloucester City Councilman, Lions Club Member, Charter Member of Garden State String Band

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--On June 22, 2021, Frederick C. Anzide, age 90 passed away. A resident of Sewell for the past 20 years or so Mr. Anzide was a long time resident of Gloucester City. Loving husband of 65 years to Barbara Ann (nee Tyler). Devoted father of Lori (Robert) Kenney, Cathy (Paul) Bennett and Lisa (Paul) Fred Anzide (circa 1950's) Sebastian. Devoted grandfather of 9 and great-grandfather of 9. Dear Brother of James R. (Lucille) Anzide and the late Amerinda D. Joiner. Fred was born and raised in Gloucester City and graduated from Gloucester... Read more →


*Brooklawn Residents! Volunteers Are Needed for Community Clean-Up Day

Attention Brooklawn Residents! Participate in our community-wide clean-up day. Join us as we get outdoors together for a few hours and spring cleaning. Clean your property, sidewalk and street, and let’s keep Brooklawn Beautiful! We are looking for volunteers to be part of a team that will focused on targeted areas throughout town that need some loving care. Date of Community Clean-up Day to be announced. To volunteer, click here. Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

CNB SPORTS--Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all-around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid-1950s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing football, basketball, baseball, and track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas Vacation in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Carmen achieved many awards while being a 4 sport star for the Lions and also the 1954 New Jersey Champions Brooklawn American Legion.... Read more →


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Prices for Gloucester City Homes Increasing; But, Over 800 Properties with Liens Or In Foreclosure

William E. Cleary Sr.| CNBNews (June 10, 2021)--CNBNewsnet has been watching the real estate market in Gloucester City and has noticed the prices of homes in the community are increasing. One home in the Riverview Heights section of the city received 14 bids from interested buyers before selling it for more money than they were asking for it. There are 64 residential properties listed ranging from a low of $39,900 for the three-bedroom home at 110 N Sussex St. to a high of $250,000 for the six-bedroom home at 222 Monmouth Street. Looking through the list of residential properties we... Read more →


HELP WANTED: virtual hiring event for Gloucester City School District

Gloucester High School, Market Street and Crescent Blvd., Gloucester City, NJ 08030 (CNBNews photo) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 14, 2021)--Kelly Education will be hosting a virtual hiring event for Gloucester City School District on Thursday, June 17th at 2pm. We are currently hiring for Daily Substitute Teachers, Long Term Substitute Teachers, Building Permanent Substitute Teachers, Substitute Paraprofessionals, Permanent Paraprofessionals and Clerical roles in Gloucester City School District School District. If you are looking for a new job to gain valuable experience, please sign up for our Virtual Hiring Event using this link https://forms.office.com/r/0fpwgDNcZR. This hiring event will be live on... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering through Gloucester City, and Haddon Lake, Audubon (Chapter X)

UPDATED GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 14, THE DAY COMING TO AN END--One night last week around 9:15 PM we caught the last glimpse of daylight before the dark sky of night closed over the Riverview Heights section of Gloucester City. We took the photo with the Apple iPhone 11 LOVE YOUR MONEY--The new Gloucester High football field and running track around the field is finished. Work on the $1.3 million jobs began at the beginning of the year and ended in May. The arrow is pointing to two members of the construction crew putting the finishing touches on the field.... Read more →


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- Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

Carmen Palmiero, upper right corner CNB SPORTS--Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing football, basketball, baseball, and track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas Vacation in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. As the series focuses on an up and down basketball season, it is apparent Carmen Palmiero... Read more →


Dick Lee, TV Star, Singer, Entertainer, Night Club Owner, Coach, and a Great Dad

UPDATED WITH RECORDING/ Updated with comments Dick Lee (AKA Richard Lee Beurer), lived in Cherry Hill, NJ for many years (CNBNews)(Bellmawr, NJ)(June 7, 2021)--Dick Lee, singer, entertainer, TV star, and Night Club owner passed away on April 1, 2021, at his home in Los Angeles, California surrounded by his family. He was 91 and died of old age. Dick, whose real name was Richard Lee Beurer, lived in Cherry Hill, NJ for many years. He was active in the community, loved sports and he coached several local teams. He grew up in Philadelphia where he got his start singing on... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

(CNBNews)--Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all-around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid-1950s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball, and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas Vacation in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Page 5: We continue to follow the High School Basketball career of Carmen Palmiero, many familiar names appear throughout this scrapbook. The Gloucester City... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

CNBNews-Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all-around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid-1950s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball, and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas Vacation in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Page 4: We continue to follow the High School Basketball career of Carmen Palmiero, many familiar names appear throughout this scrapbook. The Gloucester City... Read more →


Gloucester City Fire Department Participating in "Free Haircuts for Heroes " Event

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 1, 2021)--The Gloucester City Fire Department announced today that members of the department will be partnering with Sage Hickman @sage_snatched and her colleagues to salute "Our Heroes" on Flag Day, Monday, June 14, with "Free Haircuts for Heroes" at the Fire Headquarters, 1 North King Street from 10am to 6pm. All public safety and military personnel with proper ID and immediate family will receive a free haircut. ++++ Read more →


*Jim E. Ferry Sr. Foundation Golf Outing, Westwood Golf Club

The annual Jim E. Ferry Sr., Foundation Golf Outing will be held on June 7 at the Westwood Golf Club in Woodbury. Proceeds from the event will go to the Gloucester City Police K-9 unit. Click the image below to read the details. Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

Carmen Palmiero, top, right, surrounded by a star CNB SPORTS: Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was an outstanding all-around athlete at Gloucester City High School in the mid-1950s. Palmiero was a  4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball, and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball Tragically Dec. 21, 1956, Palmiero and friend Stanley Goldstein died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas Vacation We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. On-Page Three: Basketball Box Score (Campbell, St. John, Hudson, Palmiero, Neilio, Buri... Read more →


Major League Baseball Great Lou Gehrig to be Honored by American Legion Baseball

The American Legion MAY 06, 2021 Major League Baseball great and Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig started as a first baseman for the New York Yankees on June 2, 1925. He died on June 2, 1941, at the young age of 37 from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) – also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. MLB is starting an annual tradition of observing Lou Gehrig Day on June 2 to raise awareness of ALS and those afflicted with the debilitating disease that affects the nervous system. Through its American Legion Baseball program, The American Legion is following suit with MLB as... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

(CNBNEWS)--Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home from Penn State for Christmas Vacation in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Click on Picture to Enlarge CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE Read more →


Brooklawn/Gloucester City Residents Keep Cars Locked, Rash of Vehicles Burglarized/Stolen

CNBNews Staff BROOKLAWN, NJ (May 24, 2021)--Brooklawn Police released the following statement pertaining to two vehicles being burglarized over the weekend. Gloucestercitynews.net files Sometime during the overnight hours on May 23, 2021, two vehicles were burglarized on Lake Drive and 6th Street. The actors gained access to the vehicles through unlocked doors. Please remember to lock your car doors every time you exit your vehicle. We are asking anyone with security cameras in those areas to check the videos for suspicious individuals. Please contact Investigator Raymond McKenney Jr. (856-456-0750 ext. 704) with any information. Several vehicles were also broken into... Read more →


Maryland Fishing Roundtable Webinar May 27

May 19, 2021 The Berlin family caught a great mix of fish during a recent day out near Havre de Grace. Photo by Brandon Berlin There are few joys more satisfying than seeing the excitement of a child enjoying the wonders of nature — and especially fishing. Sharing the experience with a young and new angler is a lasting moment for any parent or mentor. Please join us May 27 at noon for a Maryland Fishing Roundtable webinar with guest Jacob Shaner of the Maryland Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Stranding Response Program. As part of the busy fishing season,... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering through Gloucester City's Proprietors Park /Freedom Pier, (IX)

(GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(May 23, 2021)--FREEDOM PIER AERIAL VIEW--The first arrow is pointing at Freedom Pier located on the Delaware River, King and Cumberland Streets, Gloucester City, NJ. In the distance is the City of Philadelphia. Proprietors Park and the Gloucester City Marina are on the left side of the arrows and are out of view. A restaurant and marina were first proposed for the city's waterfront in the 1980s. In 1991 the City obtained the deed to the Freedom Pier site from the federal government for $1 which included the four-story Coast Guard Building at King and Cumberland Streets. The... Read more →