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The Irish in Camden County

THE IRISH IN CAMDEN COUNTY Joseph John Kelly Camden County Historical Society Camden 1984 >Introduction  The story of the Irish in Camden County is a topic for a volume, not a booklet. In a full social history of southern New Jersey, it would make up a substantial part, informing discussions of the region's economic, political, religious, educational, and recreational life for the past three centuries. The following essay is a modest attempt to record the... Read more →

Cleary's Family History: HAPPY MOTHERS DAY MOM

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews EDITOR'S NOTE: We first published this article in 2008. Because it is such a great story, we bring it out from our archives each year on Mother's Day to share it with you again. The author is unknown. I was looking for a photo to use with it, and I thought, why not use a picture of our mother, Mazie (Tucker) Cleary who passed away in 1995. The first... Read more →

Investigation Into Shooting on Palmetto St Continues

PERSONS OF INTEREST (PHOTOS PROVIDED) PHILADELPHIA PA--On Friday, April 28, 2023, at 3:36 PM, police officers responded to a radio call for a person with a gun, report of a shooting, on the 5900 block of Palmetto Street. Upon arrival, police found Victim #1 (17/M) suffering from gunshot wounds on the sidewalk. Victim #2 (18/M) was found on the front porch suffering from gunshot wounds, and Victim #3 (14/M) was found just inside the residence... Read more →


WHAT'S NEXT? Qué Será, Será

(Above) A Proton therapy machine that delivers protons radiation directly to the tumor. Imagine a 196-ton, cancer-killing device that can target a patient's tumor with a sub-millimeter precision while sparing nearby healthy tissues and minimizing side effects. Take note of the turtle image in the ceiling above the patient's table. There were actually six of them spread out on either side of the table. . (CNBNews photo credit) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet PHILADELPHIA,... Read more →

Day 2 of 28 Proton Cancer Treatments

William E. Cleary Sr. Abramson Cancer Center PHILADELPHIA, PA--Today, Wednesday, I left the house at 10 AM expecting traffic to be heavy because of the rain and fog. But to my surprise traffic was light. I arrived on South Street in 20 minutes and it took me another 10 minutes to navigate my way to the valet parking at the Abramson center on 34th St. Connie wanted to come with me but I told her... Read more →


updated William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 5, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--This past May, I received a call from my doctor's office that I needed to see a specialist because my prostate-specific-antigen or PSA test results were high. A high PSA is one of the signs of prostate cancer. As soon as I heard that the level was high, my thoughts went to my brother and father, whom both had prostate cancer. Prostate... Read more →

GCN ARCHIVES 1950-2005:George F. Cleary Sr., Past Owner of Gloucester City News,Camden County Record, Civic Activist

(GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(June 22, 1994)--George F. Cleary Sr., 80, who started as a reporter and became the owner, publisher, and editor of the weekly Gloucester City News from 1950 until he retired in 1984, died Sunday at his Gloucester City home after a long battle with diabetes and Parkinson's Disease. Raised in Gloucester City, Mr. Cleary was one of the city's biggest boosters and was active in civic affairs. "He was a good hard working... Read more →

Happy 58th Wedding Anniversary to the Love Of My Life!

Bill and Connie Cleary Sr. April 18, 1964, St. Mary's Church, Gloucester City To my Precious Connie, Today, we are celebrating our 58th wedding anniversary. Thinking back I remember how happy and proud I was to walk down the aisle with you on my arm. The prettiest girl in Gloucester City in 1964 is still the prettiest girl in Gloucester City today. APRIL 18, 1964 From left to right, Marion Blome, Ginny Sarlo Tavener, Dolores... Read more →

CNB PET TIPS: Spring Brings Dangers for Your Dog

Spring is here which means people from coast to coast are venturing out of the house to enjoy outdoor activities, including backyard grilling, gardening, exercising at parks, and more. While heading outdoors for some fun and socialization this season, it is important pet owners remember there are certain dangers lurking outdoors for their furry friends. If you need to learn then know about dog fleas here. To help pet owners prepare as they head outside... Read more →

PEYTON AND ME (XII) Good News and Bad in Biopsy Report

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Peyton loves taking a ride in the van GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 17, 2021)--Monday night we headed to Dr. Ed Sheehan's Veterinary Clinic in Fairview to have Peyton's remaining stitches and staples removed. As you can imagine Peyton was very happy to get those annoying things out of her rear hip as was Connie and I. With the stitches gone so is the E collar. What made us even... Read more →

Clearys history part 2

The children of this marriage were: 207. i. John b. October 29, 1884. 208. ii. George b. January 28, 1887. iii. James b. January 25, 1889. James never married. He worked at the shipyards during World War I. 202. JOHN J. CLEARY (John200, James1) b. 1867 in Camden, New Jersey, d. January 25, 1909 of "Apoplexy." The length of his illness, as stated on the death certificate, was 40 hours. At the time of his... Read more →

Cleary History/ George & Mazie Cleary, Ed & Anna Tucker, Frank & Florence Messenger Circa 1940's

Down The Shore (South Jersey)-Circa 1940's The Tuckers, far left standing, our Uncle Ed Tucker with curly hair and Aunt Anna (nee Kowalski) Tucker (Mom and Dad) George Cleary and Mazie (nee Tucker) Cleary, far right standing The Messengers, kneeling far right, our Uncle Frank Messenger and Aunt Florence (nee Tucker). Read more →

Gloucester City Resident Pummeled in Philadelphia by Man Wielding a Hammer

UPDATE FEBRUARY 23, 2014, 11:30 PM- 6ABC Report--MAN ATTACKED WITH HAMMER by KENNETH MOTON WEST PHILADELPHIA - February 23, 2014 (WPVI) -- A man was violently attacked with a hammer outside a West Philadelphia deli and his family spoke out to Action News. It was a surprise attack. Surveillance video, obtained exclusively by Action News, shows the moment a man brutally hit 46-year-old David Woods with a hammer. Investigators say it happened at 49th and... 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... Read more →

Wednesday’s Baseball Round-Up: Tussey Hits Two Home Runs as West Deptford Downs Golden Nugget 9-3

Courier-Post Staff Tri-County-West Deptford hit three home runs in the first inning and outslugged Golden Nugget 16-12. Adam Tussey, who hit two, led off the game with a home run. John McMullen, Nick Dalasandro and Ryan Murray also homered for West Deptford. Dustin Roach hit three home runs for Golden Nugget. Deptford scored six times in the fourth inning and three more times in the sixth to down Dandrea 9-3. Derrick Reagan had two hits... Read more →