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Annual Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament, Registration Now Open!

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 7, 2021)--The 5th Annual Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, July 23, 2021, at Ron Jaworski's Blue Heron Pines Golf Club in Egg Harbor Twp., NJ. The tournament will provide families with financial needs the opportunity to give their sons and daughters a Gloucester Catholic High School education! All proceeds directly fund scholarships and tuition assistance. A limited number of golfing spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Last year's tournament sold out, so please register as soon as possible, if interested, online by clicking on the link below. After all spots are filled, all subsequent registrations will be put on a waiting list. Gloucester Catholic is a school with an inspiring tradition. Since 1926, GCHS... Read more →


Dr. Janet T. Connell, of Green Valley, Arizona, age 78, formerly of Gloucester City, NJ

Janet T. Connell passed away on March 3, 2021. She was born in Brooklyn, NY, on March 9, 1942 to Richard Edward Connell and Anne Forebaugh Connell, and raised in Southern NJ. She graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School, the Camden Campus of Rutgers University, and Hahnemann Medical School (now Drexel Medical School), where she also took the residency in Psychiatry. Janet practiced general psychiatry in Philadelphia and Paoli, PA, specializing in the treatment of addictions. For 18 years Janet served as Director of the St. John Vianney Hospital, a treatment facility for Catholic priests and nuns in Downingtown, PA. She married Robert Butterwick in June of 1980. She retired to Green Valley, AZ, in July of 2010. In retirement, Janet was active in The... Read more →


What Does A Student's Schedule Look Like At GHS During The COVID-19 Era?

Gloucester City, NJ (March 3, 2021)(CNBNews)--In-person learning on Wednesdays extended The school district will now advance to featuring one hybrid group reporting to the school for in-person learning on Wednesdays. Here is a list of all Wednesday dates by team: Gold Team March 10th and 24th April 21st May 5th and 19th June 2nd Blue Team March 3rd, 17th, and 31st April 14th and 28th May 12th and 26th June 9th ADDITIONAL NOTES FOR REMOTE STUDENTS Remote students should be logged into their 1st-period class by 8:16 a.m. They should log in to their 3rd-period class Google Meet during Homeroom. Teacher OFFICE hours will convert to 2:08 to 3:08 every school day. If a staff member has to change their OFFICE hours at any time,... Read more →


Anne T. Hall, of Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City

Anne T. Hall Passed away peacefully with her family by her side, on March 1, 2021, at the age of 74. (nee Reddy). Resident of Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City. Devoted wife of 54 years to J. Walter Hall, Jr., Adored mother of Sharon Anne Moore (Robert) and Donna Lynn Lacovara (Marc). Proud grandmother of Kaitlyn Gattinelli (Anthony), Kendal Lacovara, Alesa Lacovara (Anthony) and the late Marc Lacovara, Jr. Beaming great- grandmother of Rylie and Chloe Lacovara, Alexander Kates, and Carter Jo Gattinelli. Dedicated to her grandpuppies, Lucy Lu and Louie. Survived by her brother, Daniel A. Reddy, III. Predeceased by her parents, Daniel A. and Anna Reddy and sister, Patricia Gerber (Al). Annie worked as a payroll clerk at South Jersey Port in Camden,... Read more →


Lions v Rams Thriller Ends in Overtime 65-62

photo credit Bruce Darrow, CNBNews photographer GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 27, 2021)(CNBNews)--This year's boys basketball game between Gloucester Catholic and Gloucester High was played at Gloucester Catholic's gym. The 10 AM game, the first morning start in the series, was played without fans because of the pandemic. Catholic won the contest in overtime by a score of 65-62. Rams Ryan Roney finished with a game high of 25, with eight of those points coming in overtime. This is the fourth year that the Rams have taken the series. Jason Morgan tied a career-high with five 3-pointers and 19 points to help Gloucester Catholic improve to 10-2 on the season. Gloucester fell to 8-4, according to NJ.com .Aydan Hagan was just as hot for Gloucester. The... Read more →


CNBNews Cheers & Jeers January & February 2021

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CHEER--The Gloucester High Lady Lions are off to a great start; they are unbeaten through their first seven games. Way to Go Lions. JEER—The recent snowstorms have made it very difficult for people walking, especially when the owner of the property doesn't clear the snow from the walkway. What is especially annoying to pedestrians is being forced into the street because of an icy sidewalk. Most communities have an ordinance requiring sidewalks in their town to be cleaned within so many hours after the snow stops. In Gloucester City, the Snow and Ice Removal Ordinance, Chapter 73-15 adopted in April 1881 states in part, "All owners or occupants of any lots, building, sheds or cellars within the limits of... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Registration Day Feb. 20

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --Gloucester Catholic Junior-Senior High School is currently accepting applications for those families wishing to enroll students in Grades 7-12 for the 2021-2022 school year. Registration for incoming Junior and Senior High students will take place on Saturday, February 20, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Attendees will have a great opportunity to meet the incoming students, their families, along with faculty and staff! Three Easy Ways to Register! 1. TRADITIONAL MAIL Mail registration packet to: Gloucester Catholic 333 Ridgeway Street, Gloucester City, NJ 08030 MEMO: GC Registration 2. "DRIVE-BY DROP OFF" "Drive by Drop Off" at the Main Office entrance between 9 AM and 10:30 AM on Saturday, Feb. 20th. 3. REGISTER IN-PERSON To register in-person, stop by the Gloucester Catholic... Read more →


Dear Gloucester Catholic Alumni:

It's time once again to submit your good news for the next issue of the Ramblings Newsletter! Here are some of the different categories of News we will highlight and publish: Alumni Milestones RAM Tough: Stories of perseverance, resilience and strength RAM Nation: Spotlight our Rams across our great nation as well as any Rams living or studying abroad College Corner: Featuring our most recent Rams alumni who are currently college students RAMS serving in the military RAMS notable accomplishments in the workplace Continued highlighting of the happenings around Ridgeway St, bragging about the outstanding accomplishments of our students GC Remembers, for all of our alumni who have passed away. Any Reunion news For this edition if you or a loved one are working on... Read more →


William J. Muldoon, 62, of Brooklawn, Gloucester Catholic HS Alumnus Class of '76

Surrounded by his loving family, at home, on January 25, 2021. Age 62. Lifelong resident of Brooklawn. Loving and devoted husband of 40 years to Elizabeth A. Muldoon (nee Kraft). Loving father of William J. Muldoon, Jr. (John M. Donges), Dennis M. Muldoon (Samantha) and Bridget P. Muldoon (Lauren). Cherished grandfather of Lincoln C. and Clementine L. Muldoon. Predeceased by his father, Joseph P. Muldoon and his mother, Ruth A. Muldoon. Beloved son of Natalie Muldoon. Loving brother of Eileen Batavick, Michael Muldoon (Roberta), Linda Yodis, Natalie McBride (Thomas), Patricia Holwell and the late Deborah Krasowski (Surviving John). Also survived by his mother-in-law, Patricia Kraft, and predeceased by father-in-law Christian Kraft. Survived additionally by many loving nieces and nephews. Bill was a graduate of Gloucester... Read more →


Anna Marie "Ann" Sturgis, Star Basketball Player for Gloucester Catholic and Lady Goldtrotters

Cherry Hill – Formerly of Gloucester City and Myerstown, PA. On January 21, 2021. Age 77. Loving daughter of the late George H. Sturgis, Sr. and Marie Anna Sturgis (nee McCully). Cherished sister of Harry J. Sturgis, Sr. and many devoted nieces and nephews. Survived by her best friend, Dorothy S. “Dotty” D’Augustino. Beloved sister of the late George H. Sturgis, Jr. Anna Marie "Ann" Sturgis April 27, 1943 - January 21, 2021 Ann was born in Camden and was a 1964 graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School. She was known as “Sturg” and excelled at basketball where she played both forward and guard. She helped Gloucester Catholic Lady Rams dominate the newly formed Catholic League. In 1961, the team went undefeated and topped the... Read more →


Thomas Iacovone, Jr. Named Interim Principal at GCHS, Succeeds Ed Beckett

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 25, 2021)--On Saturday, January 23rd, Mr. Thomas Iacovone, Jr. officially became the Interim Principal of Gloucester Catholic. Please take the time to get to know Mr. Iacovone, a teacher, administrator, coach, father, and husband. He succeeds Mr. Ed Beckett ’78 who served and led Gloucester Catholic with distinction over a long number of years. As he assumes the leadership of Gloucester Catholic at this important moment, please see the Q & A below that provides insight into who Mr. Iacovone is. Question 1: Can you tell us a little about your family’s history with Gloucester Catholic? Answer: I come from a family that has a deep and rich history with Gloucester Catholic and the City of Gloucester. My father is a... Read more →


Former Gloucester City Resident Paul Devine Succumbs to COVID-19

Paul Devine Former Gloucester City resident Paul Devine, died Monday afternoon, January 19, 2021. Gary Devine, his brother, said Paul was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Recently he caught COVID-19 which was just too much for his brother to fight. "Throughout his life, Paul was always in the best shape; he never had a weight problem," said Gary. Earlier in life, he lifted weights, and during the time he attended Glassboro State College, where he received his degree, he was on the school's wrestling team." Paul worked as a teacher in the Delaware school system. He also worked in real estate, operated a painting/construction business, and owned about 20 rental properties. Gary posted the following announcement about his brother's death on his Facebook page. Funeral arrangements... Read more →


WEEKLY WASTEBASKET: A 4.6 Plan For 46 Work to Do Out of the Gate

Ignore the big shiny object of the President-elect Biden pandemic proposal– what matters is reality and where he puts his shoulder to the wheel. When he is sworn in on January 20, 2021, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. will be the 46th President of the United States. At Taxpayers for Common Sense we have some serious suggestions for sensible, fiscally-sound federal policies. And we’re always looking for ways to make suggestions that everyone, even those sad people who haven’t discovered the joys of contemplating new fiscal policies, will find memorable. Dare we say, “catchy”? Today we reveal a set of “Four Point Six” memoranda for the incoming Biden Administration. This is our recommendation for things that the 46th President could do to promote policies returning the... Read more →


Frank McAroy Jr., of Lewes, Air Force Veteran, GCHS Alumnus Class '59

Francis E. McAroy Jr., 81 of Lewes, formerly of Gloucester City, N.J., passed away Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, at Beebe Healthcare, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Oct. 22, 1939, in Philadelphia, Pa., son of the late Francis E. Sr. and Foye (White) McAroy. Mr. McAroy attended Gloucester Catholic High School and graduated in 1959. He honorably served in the U.S. Air Force, enlisting in 1959 and retiring in 1994 as a master sergeant. Following his military service, Mr. McAroy built a 30-year long career at Paco Pharmaceuticals in Lakewood, N.J. He spent the last 15 years working for Wawa in Lewes. Mr. McAroy was a hard worker, working until the day he passed. Above work, Mr. McAroy’s passion was his family, and... Read more →


William Hutchinson, formerly of Gloucester City; Member of Local Union 420, GCHS Alumus

Media, Pa – William Patrick Hutchinson. On December 30, 2020. Age 59. Formerly of Gloucester City. Predeceased by his wife, Diane Beresford; parents, James J. and Anna Hutchinson (nee Pine) and his brother, James Hutchinson. Billy is survived by his son, Nicholas D. Hutchinson; his siblings and their spouses, Christine Guide (Victor), Edward Hutchinson (Barbara), John Hutchinson (Theresa), Carol Carpenter (Terry) and Jeffery Hutchinson. Billy is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Billy was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School and worked 22 years as a field supervisor for PCS at Monroe Energy in Traynor, PA. He was a member of Local Union 420. Billy was an avid fan of Manchester United and loved his trips to The Borgata. Relatives... Read more →


American Legion Baseball Regionals: The Home Field Advantage

By Richard Walker Dec 28, 2020 NOTE: This is the last in a four-part series on the history of American Legion Baseball’s regional playoff structure. Part 1 took a look at how the regional format has changed over the years. Part 2 showcased some of the top individual performances in regional history. Part 3's spotlight fell on the teams, states and regions that have thrived in the regional era of American Legion Baseball. When national American Legion Baseball officials in 1967 allowed eight host cities across the country a berth in the regionals, critics said the "homefield advantage" they might enjoy would be too great. But has that actually been the case? Since American Legion Baseball adopted a regional concept in 1960, there have been... Read more →


New York's Cuomo Has A New Concern Over Government Registries

NRA-ILA Guest Opinion: NRA has long opposed any kind of database of law-abiding gun owners, or similar licensing schemes. We have cited many objections, including concerns over the potential for misuse of such information. After a recent demand that states supply the federal government with personal information of people who receive future COVID-19 vaccinations, many have started using the same arguments. Gloucestercitynews.net files The demand for vaccine information on individuals came as part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Interim Playbook that outlines how the pending vaccine, or vaccines, will be distributed once approved. A number of organizations representing health officials at the state level sent a letter to the CDC with their concerns about the federal plan, which included how the... Read more →


I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to Route 42

southbound/I-295 southbound overnight closures continue this week Closures required to erect bridge piers (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced continuing overnight closures of the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound this week as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, December 8, until 5 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, December 9, and again Thursday night during the same hours, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to close the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound, also known as Al-Jo's Curve, to erect concrete bridge piers. All motorists traveling on I-295 southbound will be directed to stay left onto Exit 26. The following detour will be in... Read more →


Mary Patricia Leeds, of Florida and Gloucester City; Gloucester Catholic Alum

Floral City, Florida--Mary Patricia Leeds, of Floral City, Florida passed away on November 20, 2020 in her home. She was 74. Mary Pat was born to the late A. William Leeds (proprietor of Temple Avenue Greenhouse) and Mary Catherine Leeds (nee Franklin), of Gloucester City. She was a proud graduate of Gloucester Catholic HS Class of 1964. Mary Pat was a lifelong nurse. She is survived by her daughter, Stefanie A. Clark (William S.) of Summerfield, Florida, her grandchildren, William S. IV, of Los Angeles, California, Amanda Rose and Daniel Gregory Paul of the home, and her brother, William F. Leeds, of Gloucester City. One niece and one nephew. Services are private to the family in Florida. Donations in her memory to The Humane Society... Read more →


Lions win delayed Turkey Day Game against Rams 48 - 0

(GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ Nov. 28, 2020)--The local Lions had two weeks of no practice / no contact because of Covid-19 and returned for preparation against the hometown rival Rams on Friday. The Lions showed no rust while crushing the Rams behind 4 touchdowns (3 rushing / 1 receiving) by Stephen Burkhardt. Burkhardt on the day rushed for 241 yards and scored on runs of 44, 92, and 10 yards. Burkhardt was on the scoring end of a 36-yard pass from Adrian Delgado. Pictured Below Lions Stephen Burkhardt Burkhardt was not alone hitting paydirt, fellow running back Kyrin Nelson scored from 35 yards Pictured below Kyrin Nelson Qb Adrian Degado was not to be outdone by fellow backs Burkhardt and Nelson when he picked up a... Read more →


Charles R Webb, of Haddon Township, formerly of Gloucester City

Charles R. Webb “Bob” November 19, 2020 Haddon Township, formerly of Gloucester City – passed away on November 19, 2020. Age 90. Gloucestercitynews.net files Born in Gloucester City, NJ, he is the son of the late Clarence U. and Mary Ellen (McLaughlan) Webb. Charles is survived by his daughters; Mary Ellen Norkis (Charles), Joan T. Costello, Barbara Miller (Matthew); 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. He was also predeceased by his wife of 64 years, Ellen Webb (Flynn) on October 9th, 2015. Bob proudly served his country in the US Navy and the Navy Reserves from 1949 to 1955. He retired from ARCO after a long career as a machinist, union officer and as a tax accountant. Bob graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School where he... Read more →


Audubon 49 Rams 19 Turkey Day Game Change

The Gloucester Catholic Rams Football team has seen more downs then ups this Pandemic Season. The Rams were forced to cancel several games due to Covid-19 and entered todays game 2- 1 against a strong Audubon team with 6 wins in its first 7 games. More photos available at Darrowphotos.com The Rams stoppped the Green Waves who marched the field, to the Rams 5 yardline were a strong goalline stand by the Rams hopes were running high. Audubon got on the board first after an intercepton by Rams qb Foster, was returned to the Rams 3 yard line were Rams Ben Wikis tracked down and saved the touchdown. Two plays later Audubon rushed the 7-0 lead after the PAT The annual Lions - Rams Thanksgiving... Read more →


Bill "Bud" Harvey, Retired Gloucester City Fireman, Korean War Navy Veteran

William F. “Bud” Harvey William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (Gloucester City, NJ)(November 20, 2020)--Longtime Gloucester City resident William F. "Bud" Harvey passed away suddenly on November 18, 2020, at the age of 91. Bud was one of the first full-time Gloucester City firemen. An animal lover he always had a dog by his side throughout his life. Collies were one of his favorite. Most recently it was Angel, a mixed Chihuahua that he adopted. A man with a warm smile Mr. Harvey would go out of his way to help someone in need be they a friend or a stranger. Many of his friends knew him as Bill. He was a dedicated parishioner of St. Mary's Parish for decades. Back in the 1960s he... Read more →


Mark J. Dempsey, Sr., of Erial, formerly of Gloucester City

Mark J. Dempsey, Sr., on November 20, 2020, of Erial, formerly of Gloucester City. Age 65. Beloved husband of Kathleen (nee Hunt) of 41 years. Devoted father of Mark J. Dempsey, Jr (Jamie) and Jamie V Pratt (Chuck). Dear grandfather of Brooke, Makayla, Chase, Cole, Vallen, and Tyler. Cherished brother of Alan (Vickie), Michael (the late Carol), Kevin (Marcie), Jean (Larry), and the late Joel. Dear son of the late Valerie and John Dempsey. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and cousins. Mark retired after 31 years from Camden County where he worked as a Journeyman Carpenter. He loved camping, collecting coins, and Led Zeppelin music. Mark loved spending time with family and friends. He loved Dunkin Donuts, so much that... Read more →


Marie Rose Fitzpatrick, of Gloucester City; Cooper Hospital Nurse, Longtime Parishioner of St. Marys

Marie Rose Fitzpatrick Gloucester City - On November 10, 2020. Age 83. Surrounded by her loving family, Marie went home to Our Lord. Born in West Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late James and Emily (Robinson) Cooper. Loving mother of Karen Fitzpatrick (Sharon), Mary Elliott (Joe), Anne Harter (Gary) and Kathleen Fitzpatrick. Cherished grandmother of Sean Saunders (Kristie), David Saunders (Bianca), Ian Harter, Adele Robinson; great grandmother of Harper, Morgan and Olive; sister of, Catherine Litle, Jeanne Bowersox, Carol Miller; sister-in-law of Anna Cooper. Marie was predeceased by her husband Gerald “Jerry” Fitzpatrick, grandsons, Colin Fitzpatrick and Ryan Harter, her brother, James Cooper and sisters, Patricia Snyder, Dolores Sharpe and Barbara Surdak. Marie was a graduate of West Catholic High School in... Read more →


Carmella R. Popjoy of Oak Valley

Carmella R. Popjoy Oak Valley, N.J. Carmella R. Popjoy (nee Campitelli), 81, of Oak Valley, New Jersey, passed away on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Born in South Philadelphia, Carmella was a 1957 graduate of Hallahan High School. They settled in Oak Valley in 1962 and was a very active member of St. Margaret's Church and Women's Club. Prior to retiring, Carmella was a payroll clerk at KMart in Mantua for over 15 years. A loving and outgoing lady, Carmella's smile would light up a room. She was devoted to her family, especially her grandchildren. Treasured memories were captured during trips to the shore and Italy while visiting cousins. Her wonderful Italian cooking will be missed by all, along with her biscotti cookies that were gifted... Read more →


William F. O'Neill, Jr., of Gloucester City; Marine Veteran, GCHS Alum, Rams Hoop Fan

(Gloucester City NJ)--William Francis O’Neill, Jr., lifelong Gloucester City resident, aged 83, passed away Nov 5, 2020. Bill is the son of the late William and Mary O’Neill (nee McCaughern), and brother to Mary Pat MacWilliams. Gloucestercitynews.net files He attended Gloucester Catholic High School graduating in 1954, and graduated from Villanova University in 1958. He was a proud Marine, serving both active duty and in the reserves. He then went on to dedicated work at the Camden County Welfare Board. As a lifelong community member, he was an ardent supporter of the Gloucester Catholic Lady Rams basketball program, and in 2019 was presented a lifetime award for his more than six decades of support by head coach Lisa Gedaka. He also volunteered for 16 years... Read more →


Francis  (“Frank”) T. Pallante, Sr. of Westville; Teacher, U.S. Navy Veteran, GCHS Alumnus

Francis (“Frank”) T. Pallante, Sr. of Westville, NJ, died peacefully at home in his sleep on October 25, 2020 at the age of 84 following a long illness. Born on October 7, 1936, Frank met his wife Shirley T. Pallante (nee Benjamin) at Gloucester Catholic High School when they were fifteen years old. On December 20, 1956, they were married in Honolulu by the Pearl Harbor Navy Chaplain and remained best friends during nearly 64 years of marriage. They returned to Hawaii for their fiftieth wedding anniversary. Frank served in the U.S. Navy for four years on the U.S.S. Edmunds DE 406, spending significant time in both East and Southeast Asia. He was a teacher for 27 years at the Westhampton campus of the Burlington... Read more →


John R Montague, of West Deptford

John Montague, 65, of West Deptford, New Jersey, and was a proud resident of Cooper Village passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Legacy John was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School, Class of 1973 and Glassboro State College. He loved golf, baseball, coaching many sports, a teacher of GED and Financial courses at Fairton Camp. Family He is the beloved husband of 40 years to Mary Kay Montague (nee Brand). Devoted father of Lauren (Sean) and Johnny (Tricia). Treasured grandfather of Brandon, Madden and Nora. Son of the late Marcella and Raymond Montague. Dear brother of Lorraine (the late Leon), Ray (Maribeth) and Greg (Dory). He will be missed by countless nieces,... Read more →


National Dog Show Therapy Dog Symposium hosted by Rowan University

CNB News image After the inaugural National Dog Show Therapy Dog Symposium at Rowan University in November 2019, we decided to do it again. This year, with the pandemic precautions, we will be holding our event virtually. Bookmark this page for more information coming soon! ONLINE - Tuesday, NOVEMBER 17th 2020 11am-3:30pm EST Rowan University - 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, NJ 08028-1701 Giving paws for healing hearts Tickets for this year’s conference are $20 . ****REGISTER HERE ***Note: if you are a student and would like to be considered for one of our limited number of student scholarships to this event, do not register yet on the link above, instead, please fill-out the scholarship application HERE or email: PetTherapy@rowan.edu for application requirements & you... Read more →


CNBNews Aug./Sept. 2020 CHEERS AND JEERS

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CHEER-Gloucester City resident Dan Reader was upset about his grandchildren coming home from the Gloucester City Playground at Lane Avenue with stickers on them. So instead of just complaining he stepped upped and cut the six-inch-high grass himself. Thank you Dan for caring and watching over our neighborhood. JEER— PSE&G employees doing construction work throughout the city since last year keep the motors and flashers on their vehicles operating for 8 hours at a time. The work is being done in residential neighborhoods without any consideration of the people living there. The noise and carbon pollution the trucks are spewing into the air is sickening at times. God forbid if you have COPD or other lung diseases. Often the... Read more →


Edward F. Bowe Jr., of Haddonfield, formerly of Gloucester City, GCHS Alum, WWII Navy Vet

Haddonfield - Edward F Bowe, Jr, 93, passed away peacefully at home on September 1, 2020. Loving husband of 58 years to Teresa (nee Dorrico); Dear father to Edward Bowe (Christin), Stephen Bowe (Cindy), David Bowe, Maria Bowe Olsen (Glenn), Teresa Aregood (Christopher). He had 9 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents Edward Sr. and Mary (Hawk), and brother Robert. Gloucestercitynews.net files Ed was born in Woodbury and grew up in Gloucester City. He graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School and at the age of 17 enlisted in the Navy during WWII. After the war, he obtained a degree in Electronic Engineering/Physics from LaSalle College. He worked at RCA and the Department of Defense at both Frankford Arsenal and Fort Dix,... Read more →


FINAL CALL: Bid on 69 Amazing Items in GC's 16th Annual Basket Auction!

FINAL CALL: Gloucester Catholic's 16th Annual Basket Auction is open for bidding through Friday, August 28! See details below and join us in supporting GC by bidding on some great items! The Basket Auction currently has 69 amazing items up for bid. Click on the link below to enter the Basket Auction and view dozens of exciting items! Items up for bid cover many areas of interest -- including furniture, Jersey Shore favorites, gaming, gift certificates, holiday gifts, home decor, health and fitness, kitchen, music, sports, purse palooza, tools, tickets and travel among many others! Basket Auction Home Page Auction Ends: August 28, 2020 Click Here to Enter Basket Auction Home Page! Support Gloucester Catholic! There are several ways to support Gloucester Catholic: Bid on... Read more →


Joe Murphy, Star Gloucester Catholic HS/College Athlete, Legendary SJ Football Coach, Proud Boilermaker

UPDATED Gloucestercitynews.net files William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 5, 2020)--Former Gloucester City resident and Gloucester Catholic Athletic Director Joseph R. Murphy passed away on August 2, 2020, at the age of 83. Murphy was an outstanding athlete at Gloucester Catholic starring in football, basketball, and baseball. After graduating in 1954 he went to play football at Lenoir-Rhyne University in North Carolina and graduated in 1959. RELATED 1953/Gloucester City: Rams vs. Lions City Football Series According to the University, Mr. Murphy was a three-sport standout for the Bears. His biggest accomplishments were in football that he made both as a player and as a coach. During his four years (1955-58) on the Bears football team, the squad posted a 36-3-2 overall... Read more →


Course Hero Writing Contest

Here at Course Hero, we remember what it is like to be a student strapped for cash, and we understand $1,000 goes a long way. It can pay for that laptop you always wanted, or you can buy one and a half textbooks, or just blow it all on an infinite supply of ramen noodles. Whatever the case may be, we are here to help you. About You: You don’t like writing--you love it. Legal Resident of the United States (excluding Rhode Island) and at least 18 years old Currently enrolled full-time or part-time in a two-year or four-year accredited undergraduate or graduate college or university Outgoing social media personality who would be thrilled to let your followers know about the contest. Post that you... Read more →


Jane Ellen C. Taylor, of Brooklawn, formerly of Gloucester City; Patient Service Rep., GCHS Alum

Surrounded by her loving family, Jane Ellen passed peacefully at VITAS Hospice at Jefferson Stratford on July 22, 2020 at age 65. (nee Underwood). Of Brooklawn. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted wife of 22 years to Robert E. Taylor, Jr. Loving Gloucestercitynews.net files step-mother of Jennifer Misunas (Bill), Melissa McGill (Rick), Robert J. Taylor (Liz), Jamie Wagner (Matt) and Christopher Taylor. Cherished grandmom of Taylor, Ashley Sara, Cole, Emily, Matthew and Sophia. Beloved brother of Harry (Maureen), Phil (Betty), Lou (Sharon). Jane Ellen was predeceased by her parents, Harry and Jane Underwood and her brothers, Tom, Rich and Jimmy. Also survived by his sister in laws, Pat, Joanne and Kathy and many loving nieces and nephews. Jane Ellen was a graduate of Gloucester... Read more →


John “Thomas” Underwood, formerly of Gloucester City, UPS Driver, Vietnam War Army Veteran, GCHS Alumnus

North Wildwood – Key West, Florida and Formerly of Gloucester City. On June 26, 2020. Age 67. Born in Camden, NJ, he was the son of the late Harry and Jane (Hanson) Underwood. Beloved husband of 35 years to Patricia (nee Brady); loving father of Sean Underwood (Jen); grandfather of Jacob Underwood; Predeceased by his brothers, Rich (Joanne), James (Kathy). Dear brother of Harry (Maureen), Phil (Betty), Jane Ellen (Bob), Lou (Sharon). Loving Brother-In-law of the late James Brady (Polly), Jack Brady (Barb) and Joseph Brady (Maureen). Dear Uncle of many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, Uncle Drosselmeyer to Theresa and their many friends who also called Tom "Uncle." Tom was raised in Gloucester City and a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School. He proudly served... Read more →


New Editor of Ramblings Named

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--My name is Rob Langi, class of 2002 and I will be editing future editions of Ramblings for the Gloucester Catholic community. I will try my best to keep the standard high as we share all of the news and happenings of our far-reaching and tremendous alumni base. The format will be very similar to what you have seen in the past for the future editions. I wanted to just highlight some of the different categories of News we hope to highlight and publish: Alumni Milestones RAM Tough: Stories of perseverance, resilience and strength RAM Nation: Spotlight our Rams across our great nation as well as any Rams living or studying abroad College Corner: Featuring our most recent Rams alumni who are currently... Read more →


Richard J. Underwood, of Gloucester City; Verizon Employee, Sportsmen AC, Memorial AA Member, Rams Alum

Gloucester City – On May 30, 2020, at the age of 69. Loving husband of 30 years to Joanne E. Underwood (nee Bogner). Loving father of Charles L. Vandergrift (Mark) and Richard Carey (Patrice). Cherished grandpop of “Pots and Pans” Richard. Beloved brother of Thomas (Pat), Harry (Maureen), Phil (Betty), Jane Ellen (Bob) and Lou (Sharon). Predeceased by his brother, James. Also survived by his many loving nieces and nephews, Josh (Loretta), Sean (Jen), Beth (Dan), PJ (Becky) Courtney ( Josh) Crystal (Corey), Tim (Bobbie Joe), Theresa, Harry, Maddie, Krystal, Chalie, Frankie. Richard was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School class of 1968. He worked 32 years as a tech for Verizon Telephone in Gloucester City and Penns Grove. Richard was a member of... Read more →


Wind Damages Cold Springs School Solar Panels

photos CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (June 3, 2020)(CNBNews)--Strong wind gusts between 12:30pm and 1 PM today damaged the solar panels at the Cold Springs School, Cold Springs Drive. Wind also damaged a tree nearby on Thompson Avenue. Fortunately no one was injured. The National Weather Service for South Jersey documented wind gusts between 58mph and 67 mph today between 12:30pm and 12:40pm. According WPVI weather reported that because of a warm front now to our north, we are in the warm sector with a hotter and more humid airmass. Our high will hit near 90 but with the humidity it will feel like it's in the low 90s in spots. A few thunderstorms already rolled through overnight and early this morning. We'll see more scattered... Read more →


Carole L. Allen, 74, of Pitman, formerly of Brooklawn; Clearview Regional Employee; GCHS Alumnus '63

Carole L. Allen (nee Lane) Pitman, N.J.-- Carole L. Allen (nee Lane), age 74, died May 18 at her home in Pitman. Born in Woodbury and raised in Brooklawn, she graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School in 1963 and had lived in Pitman for the past 52 years. She was employed by Clearview Regional High School as the Secretary to the Vice Principal, where she was well liked by the faculty and students, and retired in February 2019. She was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church. Carole spent her summers in North Wildwood and was the family paddle ball champ on the beach with her grandchildren. She also loved attending her grandchildren's sporting events. She was avid about playing tennis, golf and... Read more →


GROWING UP GLOUCESTER! Memorial AA Basketball

Memorial AA basketball team who played in the Gloucester City Carmen Palmiero League. Year mid-1950's. The games were played in the Mary Ethel Costello High School, which later became the elementary school Standing: (from L. to R.)Ray Marcucci, Bob McCaughey, unknown, Jungle Murphy, Al Brandt, unknown, Coach Bill Powell Sitting (L. to R.) Joe Connelly, Knute Cogan, Bob Miller, George Tennenberg, Doug Brown unknown, Gene Spence, Vince DiGiacomo, Edgar Peltz Sr. RELATED: Gloucester City History Gloucester City LIONS ALUMNI RAMS ALUMNI Read more →


Constance R. Wilke, age 76 of Gloucester City; Retired Bellmawr School Teacher

Gloucester City – On May 7, 2020. Age 76. (nee Wojtkowiak). Loving wife of 42 years to the late Alvin F. Wilke, Jr. Beloved mother of Joseph A. Wilke and Suzanne R. McNally. Cherished grandmother of Alexander and Elysia McNally. Beloved sister of Matthew S. Wojtkowiak (Diane) and Regina Marie Butterworth (John). Connie was a lifelong parishioner of St. Joseph’s Church in Camden. She was a retired school teacher from Bellmawr School district. Due to current restrictions placed on funerals, Connie’s funeral services will be private in New St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bellmawr. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Constance R. Wilke. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Johnny Gaudreau Golf Tournament Canceled

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--It is with genuine regret that we have decided to cancel this year's Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament, scheduled for July 24th, due to the ongoing crisis affecting our world, our country and great state of New Jersey. We do so with heavy hearts. The scholarships that are funded through the Gaudreau Family Scholars Program remain an important priority for all of us. More than 30 students at Gloucester Catholic have been positively impacted by the generous support of our golfers and sponsors. There is hope. We have already started the planning for the 2021 Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament, one that we promise will be bigger, better, and more impactful. For your support of Gloucester Catholic and the Gaudreau Family Scholars Program,... Read more →


Dear Member of the GCHS Alumni Community,

Help Promote Our Proud Gloucester Catholic Legacy as an Alumni Ambassador! I hope that my note finds you and your loved ones well at this unprecedented time in our world's history. The Gloucester Catholic spirit is burning bright, with many of our graduates serving on the front lines during this public health crisis. I am inspired by our faculty, students and staff who have responded with great resolve and commitment since we transitioned to "distance learning". Ours is a proud legacy, one that emphasizes academic achievement and character formation. We want our students to aspire to lead and to serve. As we approach the summer season, I am calling on you, the members of our alumni community, to be a resource for Gloucester Catholic in... Read more →


Today's Chuckle Thanks to Carl L., (Rams Alum, '63)

Very funny , a good laugh to lift your spirits...Carl Lee Trevino: Why I Mow My Own Yard A true story, you gotta love him. Lee Trevino One day, shortly after joining the PGA tour in 1965, Lee Trevino, a professional golfer and married man, was at his home in Dallas, Texas mowing his front lawn, as he always did. A lady driving by in a big, shiny Cadillac stopped in front of his house, loweredt he window and asked, “Excuse me, do you speak English? Lee responded, “Yes Ma'am, I do." The lady then asked,“What do you charge to do yard work?” Lee said, "Well, the woman in this house lets me sleep with her."The lady hurriedly put the car into gear and sped... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Basket Auction Rescheduled For Wednesday, June 24 at Adelphia's!

(Gloucester City, NJ)--(April 30, 2020)--Gloucester Catholic's 16th Annual Basket Auction has been rescheduled to Wednesday, June 24th, at Adelphia's Grand Ballroom in Deptford Township due to Governor Murphy's executive order that extended school closures. Basket viewing and cocktails begin at 5:30 pm followed by a buffet dinner at 7 pm. Come out and enjoy an evening celebrating Gloucester Catholic Maroon and Gold Pride! This fundraiser solely benefits the students of Gloucester Catholic. Click below for additional information and to make your reservations! Tickets Available! Basket Viewing and Cocktails: 5:30 pm Buffet Dinner: 7:00 pm Reservations Due: May 20, or when tickets sell out! Click Here for Ticket Flier and Info Read more →


Bea Lindoerfer of Gloucester City; Part owner of SJ Cable Company and Keenan's TV and Appliances

Gloucester City, NJ--Surrounded by her loving family, on April 23, 2020. Age 98. (nee Pack). Of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted wife of the late William F. Lindoerfer. Loving mother of Beatrice L. Buckley and her husband, James and William E. Lindoerfer and his wife, Mary Lou. Cherished grandmother of Jennifer Hunter (Bruce), Megan O’Brien (Shawn), James Buckley (Kristene), William Lindoerfer (Linda), Brian Lindoerfer (Tracie), Amy Hobert (Chris) and great-grandmother of Lauren Lindoerfer, Billy Lindoerfer, Emily Lindoerfer, Brady Lindoerfer, Cole Hobert, Chase Hobert, Sloane Hunter, Grace O’Brien, Shawn O’Brien, Declan O’Brien, Kaylee Beatrice Buckley and James Buckley, IV. Bea was born in Pittsburgh, PA to the late Edward and Clara Pack (nee Bernarding). She was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School Gloucester Catholic, where... Read more →