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Rowan College of South Jersey To defend National Championship

Rowan college of South Jersey, in Deptford Twp the number one ranked team in the country and defending World Series champions, Hosted the region 19 Junior college baseball playoffs this past weekend. Entering the weekend as the number one ranked team in the country and the number one seed in the region, the Roadrunners were upset in the first round by number 4 seed Northampton junior college of Pennsylvania The Roadrunners were now forced to win three games over the weekend. The Double elimination tournament was to continue on Saturday, but the weather had different ideas. With a rainy Saturday... Read more →


Frank A. DiGiacomo,age 84, GCHS Alumnus

Frank A. DiGiacomo, on May 9, 2024, age 84 of Cherry Hill, NJ. Beloved father of Frank A. (Kelly) DiGiacomo, Jr. and the late Vincent M. DiGiacomo. Loving grandfather of Emily DiGiacomo and Michael DiGiacomo. Born and raised in Camden, NJ and attended Gloucester Catholic High School and St. Joseph's University. A long time Advertising/Publishing Executive who spent much of his career Bobit Business Media. Frank was an avid and well-travelled golfer who will be missed and remembered by many family and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to the visitation and funeral on Wednesday morning, May 15 from 10:00AM... Read more →


NJAC Accolades for Rowan Baseball Players

PITMAN, NJ – Rowan senior Mike Shannon has been named the 2024 NJAC Pitcher of the Year, as the league’s awards were announced today. Additionally, Shannon and Tyler Cannon earned All-Conference First Team honors, while Patrick Defeciani, Jason Morgan, Dylan Maria were also selected to the All-NJAC Second Team and Chris Serrano received All-NJAC Honorable Mention. Shannon (Bellmawr, NJ/Triton Regional) becomes the seventh Rowan player to earn the conference’s top pitcher award and the third Prof in four seasons to do so. He also earns All-NJAC honors for the second year in a row as he was named to the... Read more →


Rowan Sweeps New Jersey City, Earns 5th Seed in Upcoming NJAC; Cannon Breaks Record

GLASSBORO, NJ – Senior Tyler Cannon (Clayton, NJ/Gloucester Catholic) set the school record for doubles in a career and Jason Morgan had two doubles and two triples on the day as #19 Rowan swept New Jersey City by scores of 19-3 and 18-2, to close out the regular season on "Senior Day". The Profs (24-11; 8-10 NJAC) earn the fifth seed in this week's NJAC Championship and will travel to second-seeded Kean on Tuesday, for a first-round game. Cannon hit two doubles in the second game, which gave him 57, breaking the Rowan career record of 56, which was set... Read more →


Rowan's Tyler Cannon Hits Two Home Runs in 9-5 Win over Immaculate; GCHS Alum

GLASSBORO, NJ- Senior Tyler Cannon (Clayton, NJ/Gloucester Catholic) slugged two home runs, one which was the 200th hit of his career, to lead #19 Rowan past Immaculata, 9-5, in non-conference baseball action this afternoon. The Profs are now 21-10 (7-7 NJAC) heading into the final four regular-season games. Cannon went 2-for-4, scoring three runs and driving in four. He hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning to give Rowan a 6-0 lead. That would be the milestone hit, the 200th in his three seasons with the Prof. He duplicated the effort in the sixth, with another two-run home run.... Read more →


Joan Marie Gallagher, Haddonfield PD, Ambulance Member, Den Mother, GCHS Alum

, After graduating from Gloucester Catholic High School in 1962, Joan attended Gloucester County College and graduated from the Burlington County Police Academy and the South Jersey Professional School of Business. This colorful background of education allowed Joan to build multiple avenues of helping people. She was a founding member and charter member of the East Greenwich Ambulance Association. Joan held many titles in her time with them such as Secretary, Lieutenant, Captain and Vice President. She was also a member of the Haddonfield Police Department for 14 years, where Joan worked to establish PBA Local #294. She was also... Read more →


GCHS Rams Basketball Coach Marks 700th Victory

photo provided GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (APRIL 18, 2024)(CNBNews)--The Lady Rams proved their mettle on February 1, 2024, with a decisive win over Pitman in a Tri-County Conference game, earning their coach Lisa Angelotti Gedaka her 700th victory. Ram player Lisa Angeolloti with Monsignor Edward Lucitt, pastor of St. Mary's parish. As he was affectionately called, Big Ed was a big fan of the school's sports teams. Lisa's legendary status as the most accomplished girls' basketball coach in South Jersey's history and the eighth coach in the state to reach this milestone is a testament to her unwavering determination and exceptional... Read more →


GCHS ALUMNI NEWS: Honoring the 1997-98 Gloucester Catholic Boys' Basketball Team

RAMBLINGS photo GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 16, 2024)(CNBNews)--The 1997-98 Gloucester Catholic Boys' Basketball team was highlighted in the Alumni section of the winter-spring issue of the RAMBLINGS. That season, the Rams dominated the Tri-County Royal Division and finished as the 15th-ranked team in South Jersey according to the final rankings by Courier Post. Their impressive record of outscoring their opponents by nearly 12 points per game is the 10th highest point difference in the program's history. There's no denying that this team was a force to be reckoned with, and their achievements speak for themselves. The coach of the team... Read more →


Jo-Ann M. James, of Gloucester City, GCHS Alum Class of 77, Past waitress of O'Donnell's

On March 26, 2024. Age 65. Of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted wife of 12 years to the late Michael J. James, Sr. Loving sister of Michael Neilio (Maria), Herbert J. Neilio, Jr. (Colleen), Toni Bobiak (Joe), Linda Newlin (Tom). Cherished aunt to many nieces and nephews. Jo-Ann was born in Woodbury, NJ on June 12, 1958 to the late Herbert J. Neilio, Sr. and Jean A. (Kemmer) Neilio. She was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School class of 1977. Jo-Ann later worked as a waitress for several area restaurant including O’Donnell’s in Gloucester City, NJ. She was also... Read more →


Gage Xavier Myers, 19, of Gloucester City

Gage Xavier Myers was born on July 10, 2005. Gage was a believer in Jesus and walked into his loving arms on March 23, 2024. Gage is survived by his parents, Keith Myers and Christina Howey Myers; sisters, Nicole Myers and Jacqueline Myers; niece, Kai Wilcox; nephew, Christopher Barton; grandparents, David and Joanne Howey; uncle, Michael Howey (Heather); aunt, Rachael Howey and his loving girlfriend Rylee McNee. Predeceased by his brother, Kyle Myers. Gage attended Gloucester Catholic High School freshman and sophomore year. He was an active parishioner of St. Mary’s Church, where he served as an altar server. He... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Proudly Presents Disney's The Little Mermaid

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, March 21, 22 -23! Gloucester Catholic will present our school play, Disney's The Little Mermaid on the following times and dates at Deptford Theatrical Productions: Thursday, March 21, 7:00 pm Friday, March 22, 7:00 pm Saturday, March 23, 2:00 pm Saturday, March 23, 7:00 pm Gloucester Catholic would like to thank the sponsors of this year's school play: * George Batavick, Class of 1966 * The Traficante Family in honor of Michael and Christopher Traficante, Class of 2010. Tickets are $15 for General Admission and $10 for GC Students. A pre-sale order is being held through... Read more →


Guest Opinion: A Salute To Bill "The Pen" Cleary

This article was first published in November 2013 By JOHN REYNOLDS Diary of a Madman Browsing the web the other day, checking up on the goings-on around town on my favorite local website, I was saddened to learn that after October 31, 2013, Bill Cleary will stop publishing new content to his site, ClearysNoteBook. The only independently run, small-town news source in South Jersey is shutting down. His site's been running since 2006 when he launched ClearysNoteBook onto the Internet after spending almost 40 years in the newspaper business in Gloucester City. Bill must be past retirement age, so I... Read more →


Barbara Angela Drew, 78, Gloucester Township School Administrator

Barbara Angela Drew, 78, of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, wife of Melvin Leroy Drew, Jr., entered eternal rest Thursday, February 22, 2024. Her Funeral Service will be held Monday, March 25, 2024, in the J. Henry Stuhr Inc., Mount Pleasant Chapel, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road at 11:00 am. The family will receive friends an hour before the service. Inurnment will be held Mepkin Abbey, 103 Mepkin Abbey Rd., Moncks Corner, SC 29461 at 2:30 pm. CNBNews graphic files Barb was born October 2, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Joseph Garczynski and the late Mary Pacana Garczynski. She... Read more →


GLOUCESTER CATHOLIC SAYS THANK YOU!

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 25, 2024)(CNBNews)Gloucester Catholic Principal Tom Iacovone wishes to thank all alumni and supporters who made a gift to the GCHS Roof Repair Fund. Donations to this campaign will help us begin construction next month to repair the roof on the wing that houses Alumni Hall, classrooms and administrative offices. The Roof Repair Campaign exceeded our goal of $75,000, and we thank all of our supporters! Development Office Update February 2024 Christmas Appeal 2023 Campaign -THANK YOU for all who made a contribution to this year’s Christmas Appeal. As we close out our Christmas Appeal 2023 Campaign,... Read more →


GCHS Hall of Fame Banquet; Tickets on Sale

CNBNews)--Gloucester Catholic High School will host its 2nd Annual Hall of Fame Banquet on Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at Auletto’s Sunset Ballroom in Almonesson, NJ, the Hall of Fame Executive Committee has announced. The Inductees of this prestigious class include: Arts/Academics/Educators Dr. William Peranteau ’93 Dr. David Coghlan (Posthumous) Joe Gorman ’72 Elizabeth Reilly, J.D. ’69 Special Recognition Patrick Peyton ’77 Athletics Bernadette McGlade ’76, Girls Basketball Johnny Gaudreau ’11, Ice Hockey Joe Fields ’71, Football Trish McNutt-Green ’82, Girls Basketball Teams 1971 Football Team (Class of 1972) 2000 Baseball Team (Class of 2000) 1998 Girls Soccer Team (Class of... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Roof Repair Drive a Success

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 15, 2024)(CNBNews)--Thank You for Supporting GCHS' Roof Repair Campaign! Campaign Exceeds Goal of $75,000! Gloucester Catholic Principal Tom Iacovone and Father Peter Gallagher, Director of Catholic Identity, wish to thank all alumni and supporters who made a gift to the GCHS Roof Repair Fund. Donations to this campaign will help us begin construction to repair the roof on the wing that houses Alumni Hall, classrooms and administrative offices. The Roof Repair Campaign exceeded our goal of $75,000, and we thank all of our supporters! Go Rams!! Click Here or on Above Image for Video Message from... Read more →


John Barron, age 68, Owner of Barron Carpet, Avalon Country Club Member, GCHS Alum

On February 12, 2024. Age 68. Of Atlantic City. Formerly of Sewell and a longtime resident of Gloucester City. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 35 years, Juliann Barron (nee Markiewicz); his “daughter”, Kristina Vasquez (Brian); sisters, Mary Giles (Glenn), Theresa Barron, Marie Watson (William) and Alice Gallagher (Sean) and many loving nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, William F. Barron, Sr. and Alice T. Barron (nee Madden); brother, William F. Barron, Jr. and sister, Catherine M. Barron. CNBNews graphic file John was a graduate of Gloucester High School class of 1973. For... Read more →


Lions Smith Slams Door On Rams

Bruce Darrow I CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 11, 2024)--Gloucester City Lions upended crosstown rival Gloucester Catholic Rams 52 - 43 on Saturday, February 10, behind a total team effort. The Rams, with two recent huge wins over the Overbrook Rams and powerhouse Pitman, were surprised by the young Lions' shooting and tough defense by Kaden Harris and Kevin Wall. Sophomore sharpshooter Keegan Cohan started the game with long-range shooting, scoring 11 early points, which were picked up by the air traffic control tower. The Rams pregame plans were quickly abandoned and any adjustments by the Rams coach's were quickly... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: Gloucester City Residents Protecting Our Country

(source Facebook) photo provided GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 10, 2024)--Best of luck to two brave young men from Gloucester City Nay’Shon Obey and Liam Driscoll, who are beginning a year’s deployment in one of the world’s trouble zones. Nay’Shon graduated from Gloucester High School, and Liam graduated from Gloucester Catholic. They are both members of the 1st Battalion, 114 Infantry Regiment, Company A (NJ ARNG) headquarters Woodbury Armory, Woodbury, NJ. God bless them. 1st Battalion, 114th Infantry Regiment (NJ ARNG) Woodbury Armory | Woodbury, New Jersey, United States Headquarters and Headquarters Company Company A Mount Holly Armory | Mount Holly... Read more →


DONATIONS NEEDED!

GCHS's Alumni Hall Needs a New Roof

Attention Ram Alumni and Supporters! For several decades, GCHS's Alumni Hall has displayed our proud Gloucester Catholic heritage and history in the main building of the school complex. As GCHS prepares for the reopening of Alumni Hall, we are currently launching a capital campaign to fund repairs to the school's roof. This will once again allow access to classroom space, offices and Alumni Hall! Join us from Feb. 6 through 8th with a gift to the GCHS roof repair fund! Your donation will help us expedite these repairs as we prepare to re-open Alumni Hall and our main campus complex... Read more →


Robert G. McQuillan, age 92, Legendary Teacher and Coach at GCHS and GHS

Robert G. McQuillan peacefully passed away on January 28th, 2024, at the age of 92. He will be reunited with his beloved wife of 63 years, Frances Burke McQuillan. Robert was the loving father of Robert K. McQuillan and Daniel B. McQuillan and grandfather of Carson McQuillan and Brenna McQuillan. He is also survived by his daughters-in-law, Denise McQuillan, and Ami Feller. God broke the mold with Robert. He grew up on King Street in Gloucester City and was a standout athlete at Gloucester Catholic. He served in the United States Army, then began his teaching career at Gloucester Junior... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Alum Siobhan McGirl Joins NBC 10

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 27, 2024)(CNBNews)--Siobhan McGirl, a former student of Gloucester Catholic High School, has joined NBC 10 Philadelphia as a general assignment reporter. She will be working on weekend mornings, according to Elizabeth Flores, the Vice President of News for NBC10 and Telemundo62. Flores added that they are thrilled to welcome Siobhan to the team and her passion for storytelling, along with her local ties to the community, will bring depth and insight to their journalists. Before joining NBC10, Siobhan worked as a reporter/multimedia journalist at NBC-owned station WVIT in Connecticut for four years. Prior to that, she... Read more →


Kudos to GCHS Alum Bob "Dece" Dacierno Inducted Into the SJ Baseball Hall of Fame

UPDATED: 1/22/24 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CNBNEWS SPORTS (January 19, 2024)--Robert "Dece" Dacierno Sr., a prominent athlete and a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School's Class of 1963, was inducted into the Hotstovers South Jersey Baseball Hall of Fame in November. The organization's 63rd Awards Banquet and 34th South Jersey Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony took place at Adelphia Restaurant in Deptford. The other inductees are Dan Baker, Darren Ford, Robert “Tookie” Johnson, Ryan Kulik, Bob Seddon, and Sam Tropiano. Robert Dacierno, second from right standing with the other members of this year's South Jersey Baseball Hall... Read more →


Kathleen Hyk, of Gloucester City; Golden Nugget Black Jack Dealer; GCHS Alum Class of '63

Gloucester City, peacefully on January 5, 2024, at the age of 78. Born in Woodbury, NJ, she was the daughter of the late, Theodore and Mary (Karpiak) Hyk. Kathleen is survived by her sister, Jean M. Power; nephews, Theodore J. Power (Margaret), Matthew J. Power (Tara), Dennis J. Power (Grace) and her dear friends, Linda Hooper and Janine Buzby. CNBNews graphic file Kathleen had worked for many years as a blackjack dealer with Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Mary's Church, 426 Monmouth Street on Thursday, January 11. Interment will... Read more →


Marie T. Murphy, of Gloucester City; former Employee of Gloucester Catholic HS

Surrounded by her loving family at home, Marie passed peacefully on December 28, 2023, at the age of 87. (nee Conroy). Lifelong resident of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted wife of 51 years to the late George R. Murphy, Jr. Loving mother of Patrick (Theresa) Murphy, Kathleen (Dan) McDevitt, Maureen Murphy McIntyre, Michael (Suzanne) Murphy, Colleen (Raymond) Leyrer, Sean (Linda) Murphy and Meghan (Brian) Kearns. Predeceased by her sons, Dennis Murphy (surviving Angela), Michael James Murphy and twin sons, John and Joseph Murphy. Loving Mom-Mom of 30 grandchildren and cherished Grammy to 35 great-grandchildren. Beloved sister of James (Anna) Conroy... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: THE Mule Barn Truck Stop’s World Dilemma Think Tank

BY Slim Randles The morning conference began innocently enough, with Steve and Doc arguing over which of the little packaged jellies went better on sourdough toast, and no one caring which one was right. Dud and Bert and I sat silently, sucking down the morning elixir until it spread life to our outermost reaches as the Mule Barn truck stop’s world dilemma think tank crept to life. Bert was unusually quiet this morning and we asked why. He hemmed and hawed a little, then said, “Doc, you know about these things. What exactly is female trouble?” Oh shoot. Pretty heavy... Read more →


BILL S2918/A4350:

NJ Taxpayers To Spend $10 Million Yearly on Free Abortions for Residents and Non-Residents

Voters urged to contact state senators over expanded NJ abortion bill GUEST OPINION: In yet another step toward more open access to abortion in New Jersey – including keeping parents in the dark about their minor children seeking an abortion – legislation was scheduled for a Dec. 14 hearing, prompting a plea to ask state senators to oppose the bill. Babies at full term are only aborted in seven states https://www.elifenetwork.com/ With the vote on the bill S2918/A4350 now scheduled for mid-December, the New Jersey Catholic Conference issued an action alert urging voters to reach out to their representatives. The... Read more →


GLOUCESTER CITY HISTORY:

Saint Mary's Parishioners Donate $100,000 for Construction of New School & Convent

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (DECEMBER 11, 2023)(CNBNews)--Cleaning out a file cabinet sitting in our home office, CNBNews discovered a small pamphlet containing the names of the people who donated the money to construct a new school and convent annex nearly 75 years ago next to the grammar school located at Cumberland and Sussex Street. The cover on the small booklet St. Mary's Building Fund 1949-1950. Contributions to the Building Fund ranged from a high of $5,300 to a low of .50 cents. Considering that the United States was getting over World War II and was... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic High School Hall of Fame Accepting 2024 Nominations!

Gloucester Catholic High School is soliciting nominations for the 2024 Hall of Fame now through December 1. The inductees will be honored at the annual Hall of Fame event which will take place on April 23, 2024. Please submit nominations via the new Online Nomination Form. The link is below and can also be found on the school website (www.gchsrams.org). Click Here or on Logo above to Nominate a Candidate Online! We are seeking alumni who are interested in and willing to serve on the Hall of Fame Committee. Please consider volunteering. Contact Bill Dougherty at 609-617-9959 or [email protected] Gloucester... Read more →


“Stache,” Delivers a Hometown Victory Thanksgiving Day

Oaks/Valley Forge, PA (November 23, 2023) – A proud and confident Sealyham Terrier, “Stache,” delivered a hometown victory Thanksgiving Day, winning Best In Show at Philadelphia’s prestigious National Dog Show Presented by Purina, with a capacity crowd and total audience of some 20 million holiday television viewers looking on. The #2-ranked Terrier and #12-ranked All-Breed show dog in America, “Stache” is from a legendary line of dogs that includes his grandfather “Charmin,” winner of the World Dog Show, the AKC National Championship, and Crufts, the famed Birmingham, England competition where he bested 22,000 dogs in 2008. Margery Good of Cochranville,... Read more →


Lions Win City Championship Again

The Annual City Championship Football Game between the G.C. Lions and crosstown rival Gloucester Catholic Rams was played under near perfect weather on Thanksgiving. The Lions 9-2 coming off a heartbreaking SJ Semi Finals defeat to Haddonfield hammered the archrival Rams 33-0 in a game that it appeared much worse then the score indicated. The GHS seniors walked off the home field knowing that their four Thanksgiving game battles against the Rams, they went 4-0 and holding the Rams scoreless with a four year scoring difference of 172 to 0 It was bittersweet win for the seniors, this group of... Read more →


18th Annual Maroon & Gold Basket Auction

We are so excited to announce the 18th Annual Maroon & Gold Basket Auction on April 18th, 2024. This fundraiser solely benefits the students of Gloucester Catholic Junior Senior High School. We need your help, and no gift/contribution is too small. We have set up and easy sign-up with a variety of options. Once you decide on your donation, you can mail it to the address below or send it in with your child c/o Heather Mondel, Basket Auction Donation. We will notify you once we have received it. Click Here to Register Your Donation! We thank you in advance... Read more →


Explore the Potential of AI to Enhance the Precision of Your Photographs

In today's fast-paced digital age, images are critical for communication and narrative. Picture-perfect images, on the other hand, are not always easy to capture, and variables such as noise and blurriness can reduce image quality. Fortunately, AI-powered image denoiser and sharpener tools such as VanceAI Image Sharpener and AVC.ai denoiser have emerged, revolutionizing how we refine and enhance our photographs. In this piece, we'll look at the wonders of AI-powered technology, showcasing the possibilities of image denoise and sharpening tools that improve image clarity and sharpness. You can uncover the true potential of your photographs with this cutting-edge AI technology!... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Announces Establishment of the Carl Schoenborn Scholars Program!

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (NOVEMBER 13, 2023)(CNBNews)--Gloucester Catholic is pleased to share the announcement of the Carl Schoenborn Scholars Programs. If you are considering the startup of a GC Scholars Program to honor your family and help current students, contact Pat Murphy, Executive Director of Development, at [email protected]. Carl Schoenborn '55 is truly grateful to give back to the current generation of Ram students. He is proud to help GCHS students benefit from a Catholic education as he did while a student here in the 1950s. Carl is one of the few GCHS alums to earn 14 total varsity letters. He... Read more →


GCN 1962 Archives: GCHS Football Team

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 12, 2023)(CNBNews)-Gloucester Catholic’s football team, year 1962. Photo source: Gloucester City News. First row: (unknown) (left to right) Dan O’Brien, Bill Murphy, Tony Bertolino, (unknown) Jay Wolf, John Cassidy, Bill Savidge, Bob Dacierno, Terry McCarty, Manager Donald Bicking. Second row: Coach George Murphy, Father Anderson, Tom Worrell, Charley Serpente, John Cafagna, Hugh Vogel, Bill Gross, Gary Garzynski, (unknown) (unknown) Ricky Hancock, Coach Bob McQuillan. Third row: C. Baetzel, Ed Pirrotta (unknown), Cliff Coolidge, Carl Latina, Lou Atkinson (unknown, Ed Poole, Frank Kelly, Lou Pirrotta, (unknown) (unknown) Coach Tom Goldschmidt. Fourth row: Bob Frizell, (unknown) Joe Thomas,... Read more →


Nominations Being Accepted for GCHS Hall of Fame

Gloucester Catholic High School is soliciting nominations for the 2024 Hall of Fame now through December 1. The inductees will be honored at the annual Hall of Fame event which will take place on April 23, 2024. Please submit nominations via the new Online Nomination Form. The link is below and can also be found on the school website (www.gchsrams.org). Click Here to Nominate a Candidate Online! We are seeking alumni who are interested in and willing to serve on the Hall of Fame Committee. Please consider volunteering. Contact Bill Dougherty at 609-617-9959 or [email protected] Gloucester Catholic High School was... Read more →


GCHS Student-Athletes Tate DeRias, Brady Belfus and Daviel Fernandez Sign Letters of Intent

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 9, 2023)--Gloucester Catholic High School congratulates Ram baseball standouts Tate DeRias (University of Miami), Brady Belfus (St. Thomas Aquinas College) and Daviel Fernandez (Barry University) on their collegiate commitments for next year. The trio confirmed their collegiate choices on Wednesday, November 8, Fall 2023 National Signing Day. Group photo (L to R) Fernandez, DeRias, and Belfus Gloucester Catholic congratulates Ram baseball standout Tate DeRias (above) who signed a letter of intent with the University of Miami to play baseball next year. Tate formally committed on Wednesday, November 8th, on Fall 2023 National Signing Day. Read more →


2023 Donor Development Campaign Set to Close Nov. 10th: Support Our Students!

Click on Cover Below to View Full Report! GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 7, 2023)--Gloucester Catholic's Fall 2023 Donor Development Campaign has raised more than $30,000 to date to assist GCHS students and their families needing financial assistance for tuition. Thank you for your support! There is still a limited time to assist our students as the campaign closes on Friday, November 10th, 2023. Won't you help out? See the three easy ways to donate, including Venmo, Online Donations, or U.S, mail. We appreciate your support of Gloucester Catholic! Three Ways to Give! VENMO -- @gcramsgiving ONLINE -- CLICK HERE TO... Read more →


Gloucester City News Archives: Dr. Chas. Brennan; Rams Baseball (May 1983)

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 4, 2023)(CNBNews)--We are currently republishing articles from the Gloucester City News, which were initially written when the Cleary family owned the newspaper. George F. Cleary Sr. worked as a reporter for the paper from 1948 to 1950, and soon after that, he and his wife, Mazie Cleary, acquired the paper. In 1968, William E. Cleary Sr. began his career as a reporter. Ten years later, in 1978, he was named editor of the Gloucester City News and the Camden County Record. In 1984, he and his wife, Connie J. (Sarlo) Cleary, became the proud owners of... Read more →


The Story Behind The Story: JAWS' IS BACK plus A TRIP TO THE ER

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Columnist Roń Jaworski (image courtesy of Clutchpoints) Ron Jaworski (a/k/a Jaws) was a former quarterback for the NFL (1973-89) and played for the Philadelphia Eagles (1977-86.) He led The Eagles to their first Super Bowl appearance in 1981. He later became an NFL analyst for ESPN. But today, Jaws has a foundation called the Jaws Youth Playbook. It works to improve the health and wellness of at-risk youth in the Greater Philadelphia area. The foundation donated $20,000 to a new garden in Blackwood, NJ. His Youth Playbook collaborated with The Unforgotten Haven, a local charity, to... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Rams Football Fundraising Campaign

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 26, 2023)(CNBNews)--Hope is everyone is doing well and Gloucester Catholic Football is having a fundraiser and we are asking for donations from our alumni which will help with upgrades to weight room, equipment, and practice equipment (bags etc). Link to Fundraising - http://raise.snap.app/donors/gloucester-catholic-football-2023 Thank you, and as always, Roll Rams!!! Contacts: Brian Startare Head of Advertising 609- 828-0491 Casey Murphy Head Football Coach 856-264-2910 Please let us know if you have any questions at [email protected] Thank you and ROLL RAMS! Committee of the RAMP fund Read more →


Gloucester Catholic High School Hall of Fame Accepting 2024 Nominations!

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 12, 2023)(CNBNews)--Gloucester Catholic High School is soliciting nominations for the 2024 Hall of Fame now through December 1. The inductees will be honored at the annual Hall of Fame event which will take place on April 23, 2024. Please submit nominations via the new Online Nomination Form. The link is below and can also be found on the school website (www.gchsrams.org). Click Here or on Logo above to Nominate a Candidate Online! We are seeking alumni who are interested in and willing to serve on the Hall of Fame Committee. Please consider volunteering. Contact Bill Dougherty... Read more →


Ray Ford-Leon Harris Old Timers Sunday

Pictured are some of the people who attended the meeting held in October 2007. Unlike previous years, this gathering is now open to both males and females. (photo credit CNBNews) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (SEPT. 27, 2023)(CNBNews)--Please join us for the Annual Ray Ford-Leon Harris gathering at Elizabeth's Ballroom, which is located at 419 Highland Blvd, on SUNDAY, October 15th, from 2 PM to 5 PM. Former athletes and fans from Gloucester High School and Gloucester Catholic High Schools, regardless of gender, are sincerely welcome. There is a nominal fee of $10, which covers the cost of food and beverages. This... Read more →


Michael Patrick Traficante Scholars Program Established at GCHS

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 9, 2023)(CNBNews)--Gloucester Catholic is pleased to share the announcement of the Michael Patrick Traficante Scholars Program in loving memory of Senior Airman Michael Traficante, GCHS Class of 2010. If you are considering the startup of a GC Scholars Program to honor your family, contact Pat Murphy, Executive Director of Development, at [email protected]. Gloucester Catholic is Pleased to Announce the Establishment of the Michael Patrick Traficante Scholars Program! Gene and Janice Traficante and their entire family are truly grateful to give back to the current generation of Ram students in memory of Senior Airman Michael Patrick Traficante,... Read more →


Gloucester City's Babe Ruth Baseball Team Sponsored by Orlando's Bar (Year, approximately 1956-58)

ORLANDO'S Babe Ruth team (Gloucester City, NJ)(CNBNews)--(Top) Coach Earl Brandt, Bill Gross, John Bartley, Jake Miller, Bob Bevan, Knute Cogan, Al Brill, Jim Talley, (unknown) (Bottom) ? Fredhoff, George Strobel, ? Viereck, Skip Grandizio, Jack Brandt, Rickie Hancock, Matt Mullin, Jack Collins EDITOR'S NOTE: We may not have all the player's names, as some are unknown to us. The team was sponsored by the former Orlando's Bar, which was once located at 500 Paul Street. The owner Frank Orlando sponsored sports teams in Gloucester City for many years. This particular team participated in the BABE RUTH LEAGUE, around the year... Read more →


14 Area High Schools Nominated for Turkey Bowl Inc. GCHS, GHS, Haddonfield, Haddon Hts.

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 6, 2023)(CNBNews)--Fourteen area high school football teams are competing for the honor of having their Thanksgiving Day game broadcast live on 94WIP radio on November 23, Thanksgiving Day. Plus, each winning school will win $3,000 for their athletic departments. The following rivalries were nominated for Turkey Bowl V 2023: image courtesy of 94WIP Neumann-Goretti vs. South Philadelphia High School Haverford High School vs Upper Darby High School Central High School vs. Northeast Philadelphia High School Chichester High School vs. Sun Valley High School Father Judge High School vs Lincoln High School Gloucester Catholic High School vs... Read more →


Eileen Marie Collins, Raised in Gloucester City; Longtime Teacher, GCHS Alum and "Hoop Star"

Eileen Marie Collins passed away peacefully at home on September 22, 2023. Born on January 14, 1949, she grew up as the fourth of five Collins children on Monmouth Street in Gloucester City, NJ. She enjoyed a childhood filled with sports activities and playing in the back lot from sun up to sun down. Ahead of her time as a female athlete, Eileen was an outstanding basketball player in high school and her passion for athletics led her to earn a degree in Health and Physical Education from Glassboro State College. Throughout her career as an educator, she made a... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic's Fall 2023 Donor Development Report..

Has Arrived: Support Our Students! Click on Cover Below to View Full Report! Gloucester Catholic's Fall 2023 Donor Development Report has arrived in homes! Please consider making an online donation to support Ram students and their families who need financial assistance for tuition. Thank You from Gloucester Catholic! Three Ways to Give! VENMO -- @gcramsgiving ONLINE -- CLICK HERE TO MAKE ONLINE DONATION! TRADITIONAL MAIL Kindly make check payable to: Gloucester Catholic High School 333 Ridgeway Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030 Click Here to Make Online Donation to Gloucester Catholic! Read more →


GCHS Principal Tom Icavone Welcomes The Class of 2024

Principal Tom Iacovone welcomes back the Class of 2024 to kick off the new school year! Gloucester Catholic is open for business and the halls are filled with many new Rams. The New Year always brings a feeling of excitement and new hope. This year is no exception! Upcoming Gloucester Catholic Events Alumni Communion Breakfast Save the Date- Please mark your calendars. This year’s event will be held on November 19th at the school. Mass at 9:00AM with breakfast to follow. Donor Development Report- The Donor Development Report 2023 Campaign is currently underway. You should be receiving your copy in... Read more →