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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 →

Edward 'POP' J. Morrison, of Woodbury Hts., formerly of GCity, Councilman, GCHS Alum, KofC Member

Of Woodbury Heights formerly of Gloucester City. Passed on April 7, 2020. Age 82. Born in Woodbury, he was the son of the late Louis J. and Margaret (Kelly) Morrison. Edward is survived by his loving children, Bernadette A. Quigley (Michael), Rita A. Morrison, Edward L. Morrison (Cindy) and Margaret M. Young (Richard); loving grandchildren, Robert, Kyle, Bernadette, Michael, Louis, Devin, Mary, Matthew and Lauren. He is also survived by his sister, Anne Regina Piontkowski; sisters-in-law, Mary Enright, Maryanne Teesdale and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Edward was predeceased by his beloved wife of 42 years, Bernadette S. (Teesdale) Morrison on October 15, 2004 and his sister, Mary Williams in March of 2020. Edward was honored to serve as a Councilman for Woodbury Heights and... Read more →

Mary M. Williams, of Haddonfield, Rams Alum

(nee Morrison) On March 10, 2020; Age 85; longtime Haddonfield resident and member of Christ the King Parish; Beloved wife of the late Thomas E. Williams Jr.; Devoted mother of Andrew T. of Mt. Ephraim, Mary Louise (Jim) Kenney of Cherry Hill and Lisa Anne Begley of Cherry Hill; Loving grandmother of Harbor, Elizabeth, Savannah, Katharine, Jack and Luke; Cherished great-grandmother of Blake, Ava and Whitney; Dear sister of Edward (the late Bernadette) of Woodbury Hts. & Anne Jean (the late Leonard) Piontkowski of Sewell. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Mary was born in 1934 in Woodbury, New Jersey to Margaret and Louis Morrison. She graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School in 1952 where she was an active member of the Alpha... Read more →

Former Gloucester City Residents/Friends Of CNBNews Reflect On *Wuhan/Coronavirus In Their Location

UPDATED (see asterisk below) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews.net HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC--We have been in South Carolina for several weeks and will be home this weekend. Each February-March we, like so many other snowbirds from the north, head south to get away from the cold temperatures. We stay in a rented home on Hilton Head Island. Like most people we have been captivated by how devastating this Wuhan virus (also known as the Coronavirus) has become. Sadly more and more people are dying from it. Just recently we heard that a Gloucester City woman in her 30's has the virus. She is one of 19 in Camden County, NJ who are being treated. (read more) Spring break crowds worry Hilton Head Island residents... Read more →

*GHS Alumni Scholarship Social April 4

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --The Gloucester High School Alumni Association "Spring Fling Back to the Prom" will be held on Saturday, April 4 at The Elizabeth Ballroom, Highland Boulevard, and Sylvan Avenue from 7-11 p.m. Tickets are $35 per person and can be purchased at the door or from Wayne Smith @ 856-456-4580 or Janet Bevan @ 856-456-5511. All proceeds benefit the "Scholarship Fund". Read more →

Kevin O'Donnell “Heavy Kevy”, of Williamstown, formerly of Gloucester City, Rams Alum

Kevin aka “Heavy Kevy”, O'Donnell, age 59 of Williamstown, New Jersey passed away peacefully on March 12, 2020 surrounded by his family. Beloved husband to Vickie (nee Curtis) O’Donnell, devoted father to daughters Devin and Riane “Heavy Kevy” O’Donnell. Cherished son of Thomas J. O’Donnell and the late Kathleen (nee Delahunty) O’Donnell. Son-in-law of Wilma Curtis and the late Charles T. Curtis. Kevin was happily married to Vickie O’Donnell for 21 years. There is nothing in the world he valued more than his family. He is survived by 5 siblings – whom all share the most remarkable bond with each other. Dr. Deborah Mulgrew (Joe), Kelly Duffy (John), Tricia Cunningham-McNulty (the late Steve McNulty), Michael O’Donnell (Denise), and Thomas E. O’Donnell, Esq. (Ruth). He is... Read more →

Margot “Marge” Messner of Marydel, MD, formerly of Gloucester City, NJ

Margot “Marge” Messner Marydel, MD--Margot “Marge” Messner, age 78, of Marydel, MD joined the angels in heaven on Wednesday March 4, 2020. Marge is survived by her loving husband Bob, three children, Marianne Lemon, Margie Short, and Robert Messner Jr. She enjoyed spend time with her seven grandchildren, Gilbert Lemon, Tricia Lemon, Keith Short, Dana Riley, Adam Messner, Mark Messner and Kaylee Messner. Marge also has two sisters, Shirley Cleary and Catherine Logan. On December 31, 1941 in Gloucester City, New Jersey, George E. Hampton and Lillie “Rink” Hampton brought Marge into this world. On October 24, 1959, Marge married Bob Messner and began their 60 years life together. Marge spent the majority of her days helping the Marydel community. While Marge was a book... Read more →

Gloucester Catholic's Philanthropy Week

x Announcing our 3rd Annual Philanthropy Week! In 3 weeks, March Madness returns to Gloucester Catholic. Your support of #OurWeekForGC makes a profound difference. Starting March 23rd, it's your chance to show pride and gratitude for the impact that GC has on each of us. We thank you in advance. VENMO @gcramsgiving ONLINE http://gchsrams.org/wordpress/?p=10085 TRADITIONAL MAIL Kindly make check payable to: Gloucester Catholic High School 333 Ridgeway Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030 Memo PW 2020 Read more →



by CNBNews Staff GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 29, 2020)----The annual St. Mary's Parish/Gloucester City St. Patrick's Day Parade is scheduled to begin at 1 PM sharp rain or shine. The parade will take the same route as last year, forming and staging at the Martin’s Lake area, at Johnson Blvd. and Baynes Ave. marching on Johnson Blvd. to Monmouth Street, up Monmouth Street to King, and dispersing at the former Coast Guard Base parking lot, King and Cumberland Streets. It will begin at Johnson Blvd and Baynes Avenue, north to Monmouth and Johnson Blvd., move west on Monmouth Street to King Street and south on King Street to Proprietors Park. The following bands and marching units will be in the line of march: South Philadelphia,... Read more →

Red Bank’s 11th Annual Wedding Walk Returns

Free wedding planning event features top professionals, venues and latest trends to help you plan all of your nuptial needs RED BANK, NJ – The Red Bank Wedding Walk is back again and will take place on Sunday, March 22, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free and open to engaged couples with and without a set wedding date. Kicking off a new decade, the Red Bank Wedding Walk will provide brides and grooms the opportunity to interact with more than 40 local wedding businesses and professionals providing the latest trends, styles and ideas to make their special day an unforgettable event! Attendees are asked to register in advance by visiting www.RedBankWeddingWalk.com, where they can also browse the participating businesses and... Read more →

George "Mickey" D. Graham, Jr. of Gloucester City; Retired Mailman, Korean War Army Vet., Rams Alum

Surrounded by his loving family, at home, on February 21, 2020. Age 88. Lifelong resident of Gloucester City. Loving husband of 54 years to Theresa A. Graham (nee McQuaid). Loving father of Theresa Graham Hughes and her husband, Robert, Patricia Graham McCahill and her husband, Kevin and Christine Graham. Cherished Poppy of Christopher, Daniel and Patrick Hughes, Kevin, Matthew and Thomas McCahill and Frank and Kimberly King. Predeceased by his sisters, Sarah Graham Leidvanger and Helen Graham Laskey. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Mickey was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic class of 1949, where he was the editor and chief of the yearbook committee. He continued his studies at Drexel University before proudly serving our country in the U.S. Army during the... Read more →

Susan M. Underwood, of Gloucester City; Cooper and St. Christopher Hospitals Heartcare Specialist

Susan M Underwood Sewell - Susan M. Underwood passed away suddenly on February 20, 2020 after a lengthy illness. She dedicated 40+ years in medicine at Cooper University Hospital in the operating room heart team and as a perfusionist at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. Sue was a 1967 graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School, then attended Cooper Nursing School. Sue was a lifelong resident of Gloucester City and a devoted parishioner of St. Mary's Catholic Church. Sue had a passion for life and loved her family and friends. Her kindness and grace was like a thread through the many lives she touched. Her fast wit left a smile on the hearts of her loved ones. She was a pillar of strength that was adored... Read more →

*Gloucester City St. Patrick's Parade, Sunday, March 1

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ-- The NJ Irish Society presents events and initiatives year-round as part of paying tribute to our strong history of tradition. Based in the heart of Gloucester City, NJ Irish Society was formally founded in 2019 after serving the community as a whole for decades, with our event roster featuring the sensational “can’t miss” Irish Parade and growing series of cultural programming and festivities. The New Jersey Irish Society is vested in sustaining a vibrant community with excellent quality of life for the residents and visitors. Gloucester City has a rich history of Irish heritage dating back to the 1600’s when Irish Quakers first settled in the Town of Gloucester, now known as Gloucester City. That tradition continues today with the City ranking... Read more →

St. Mary's Parish Secretary Dan Spencer Resigning

by CNBNews Staff GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 10, 2020)—St. Mary's Parish Secretary Dan Spencer will be stepping down from his position on April 9 after serving in that capacity for the past 2.5 years. When asked about a rumor that he was resigning from his mayor position he laughed. "No, I am resigning from my full-time job as a parish secretary. It is just too much juggling that job with the mayor's position. I am going to do some part-time work and focus more time on being mayor. The new parish community center (next to the rectory) will be opening in April and I felt that this was a good time to make a move. I spoke with Monsignor Hodge (pastor) about it and he... Read more →

Patrick J. Tobin of Mickleton; Basketball and Softball Coach, GCHS Alumnus

Patrick J. Tobin, of Mickleton, New Jersey, passed away suddenly on Sunday, February 2, 2020. He was 46 years old. Patrick was born in Woodbury, New Jersey and graduated from Gloucester Catholic & Wilmington University. Patrick spent his life dedicated to helping others with his career as a Registered Nurse. Patrick's greatest passion was his family, especially his three adorable daughters whom he loved to the moon and back. He was larger than life and always brought out the best in everyone he encountered along his life's journey. Patrick loved spending time on the beach. He was a passionate Eagles fan and was a huge Philadelphia Sports enthusiast. Patrick coached his daughter's basketball team at St. Margaret's Regional School and also coached softball. Patrick will... Read more →

Agnes M. Trione, Audubon Teacher, Community Activist, GCHS Alumus

Agnes M. Trione (nee Austin), of Marlton, previously of Audubon, passed away February 3, 2020. Age 74. Beloved wife of Michael Trione. Loving mother of Nicole Trione (Michael Williams). Caring sister of Margaret Garris (Michael), Patricia Nallen (Edward) and the late John Austin. Agnes is also survived by many nieces, Gloucestercitynews.net graphic nephews, and other family and friends. Agnes was a teacher in the Audubon School District for 34 years and was a member of many teacher associations including the NEA, NJEA, CCCEA, and AEA. She was also very involved in her community as part of the Evesham Township Planning Board, School Board, Historical Society and Twinning Association. She was graduate of Gloucester Catholic, Class of ‘63. Relatives and friends are invited to the visitation... Read more →

Gloucester Catholic Principal Ed Beckett Selected as Grand Marshal For St. Patrick's Day Parade!

Gloucester Catholic Principal Ed Beckett has been selected as the Grand Marshal for the Fifth Annual St. Mary's Parish and Gloucester City St. Patrick's Day Parade. The parade will be held on Sunday, March 1 starting at 1:00 pm. Mr. Beckett will receive his Grand Marshal sash from Bishop Sullivan at the 9:30 am Irish Mass at St. Mary's Church.. Mr. Beckett has served as Gloucester Catholic's Principal since August 2013 and is highly regarded for his work with youth and his devotion to the Catholic Community. Mr. Beckett also served the school as Assistant Principal for Spiritual Formation for 8 years. An alumnus of the Gloucester Catholic Class of 1978, he previously taught at St. Joseph's Preparatory School and served as an administrator at... Read more →

GHS Lady Lions Action

Gloucester City, NJ (January 24, 2020)--Thursday evening, January 23, Pitman visited the Lions Den. The Lady Lions playing shorthanded due to injuries, could not overcome the strong Panther squad losing 37 - 19.The Lady Lions were led by Chloe Bennett 8 points and Maghan Ferry's 5 points. Related: Gloucester High School Gloucester Catholic https://darrowphotos.com Pictured below Ava Iepson Pictured Below Hannah Bryzsewski Pictured Lady Lions Pictured below Lions Meghan Ferry Read more →

What are the tips to get latest luxury watches?

Gloucestercitynews.net (January 17, 2020)--If are looking for luxury watches and designer watches or tired of seeing the high price tags for these items, If you are serious and want to buy luxury watches and designer watches for yourself or your loved ones, you should not be disappointed at all. It is possible to buy discount watches and designer watches, there are several ways to do this. So now omega seamaster watches will help you find the best watches that you will enjoy. Now, if you are looking for discount luxury and designer watches, this may be difficult but it is not impossible. image courtesy of unsplash Before we get started, it will be helpful to know why products like watches carry a heavy price tag.... Read more →

Robert W. J. Kain, 92, WW II Navy Veteran, KofC Council 674, GCHS Alum

Robert W.J. Kain (Bob/Beans) of Deptford, NJ died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on January 9, 2020. Age 92. Beloved husband of Ruth (nee Brill). Loving father of Maureen Underwood (Harry) of W. Deptford, Theresa Kain-Henry (Tom) of W. Deptford, Vincent Kain (Beth) of Glassboro, Julie McHenry (Pat) of Gloucester, Ronnie Kain-Beckett (Pat) of Deptford, Edward Kain (Cathy) of Somerdale, Marie Poloney (Adam) of Pitman and the late Robert J. Kain. Robert was blessed with fourteen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Robert was a 1945 graduate of Gloucester Catholic H.S. where he was captain of the basketball team. He was a WWII Navy Veteran and a 1952 graduate and “Golden Hawk” of St. Joseph’s University. He was an Honorary Life member of Gloucester... Read more →

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

PART I: A Look at Gloucester City's Top Stories in 2019 Dave Pollander Jr., Owner of Dave's Auto Repair & Towing; Age 58 Monday, July 01, 2019 David F. Pollander, Jr. (GLOUCESTER CITY NJ )(July 1, 2019)--Surrounded by his loving family, on June 28, 2019. Age 58. Of Gloucester City. Beloved son of the late Dave and Marlene Pollander. Survived by his... Read more → What's Gloucester City Jr Sr High School’s Equity Rating? Thursday, July 04, 2019 To see the complete report for GHS click here Editor's Note: We reached out to Dr. Dennis Vespe, Gloucester City High School Superintendent and Sean Gorman, Gloucester City High School Principal for a response to... Read more → Meet the Congressman Defending Questionable Tax Breaks for a... Read more →

Dawn DiGiacomo Loved Life; Died Too Soon

by William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 29, 2019)--—Funeral services for Dawn DiGiacomo will be held this afternoon starting 4 PM to 6 PM at McCann-Healey Funeral Home 851 Monmouth Dawn DiGiacomo Street., Gloucester City. Dawn was a lifelong resident of Gloucester educated in the local Catholic School system, She graduated from Gloucester Catholic in 1987. Her husband Vince DiGiacomo said he and Dawn were together for 32 years. He said that Dawn wasn't sick for very long. "She was having trouble walking, her knee kept giving out. It got so bad she couldn't walk. She was admitted to Cooper Hospital and underwent a battery of tests. At the end of two weeks the doctors said she either had Stage 4... Read more →

Dawn DiGiacomo, 51, of Gloucester City; GCHS Alumnus

Dawn DiGiacomo Gloucester City – On December 25, 2019. Age 51. (nee Fowler). Loving and devoted wife of Vincent J. DiGiacomo. Loving mother of Derick and Ashley Fowler, Amber DiGiacomo, Vincent DiGiacomo, Jr. and Dominick DiGiacomo. Cherished grandmother of Brianna, C.J., Maximus and Derick, Jr. Cherished daughter of Earl T. Fowler, Sr. and the late Louise A. Fowler. Beloved sister of Michelle and Thomas Quinn, Stephanie and John Bryszewski, Kimberly and Michael Morrell and Earl Jr. and Kelliann Fowler. Beloved daughter in law of Amelia Fountain and sister in law of Aldy and Tina DiGiacomo, Georgeanne and John Fagan and Nicole and Doug Rathbone. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins and her beloved dog, Opie. Dawn... Read more →

Frank Keith, Active in Brooklawn American Legion; Football, Baseball and Softball Coach; GCHS Alum

Francis “Frank” J. Keith Brooklawn – On December 16, 2019. Age 57. Loving and devoted husband of 27 years to Joan Keith (nee Murphy). Loving father of Michael J. Keith and Emily E. Keith. Cherished son of the late John and Rita Keith. Beloved brother of Michael J. Keith (Addie) and the late Delores Ward (surviving Tom). Dear brother-in-law of Debbie Mason, Michael Murphy (Marie), Jerry Murphy (Sherle) and the late Peggy Ribchinsky (late Mike). Cherished son in law of Anna Murphy and the late Gerald Murphy. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Frank was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School. He worked over 25 years in transportation for Virtua Hospital of Voorhees. Frank was a proud member... Read more →

Holiday Events in Camden County

12/13/19 Collingswood’s First Holly Jolly Trolley December 13, 2019 Corner of Haddon Avenue and Woodlawn, Collingswood, NJ 08108 Collingswood’s first Holly Jolly Trolley lights tour! See the magnificently decorated business districts and homes registered for the residential decorating contest each Friday in December. Guests can take a free, festive trolley tour and enjoy block after block of homes trimmed in holiday cheer! The trolley will board in Collingswood’s downtown, giving guests an opportunity to plan a night to enjoy the trolley then shop and dine in the Borough’s “winter wonderland” which includes caroling, free visits with Santa and free parking! 12/14/19 Santa Brunch Saturday, December 14th, 10 AM Gloucester Twp. Gloucester Township Recreation Center On Saturday, December 14th, visit Santa and enjoy bagels, donuts, fun... Read more →

Msgr. Thomas J. McIntyre, Supt. of Diocese Schools, former GCHS Principal, Rams Alum

GLASSBORO, NJ (Dec. 12, 2019)--The Rev. Thomas J. McIntyre, age 77, of Glassboro, NJ, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Dec. 6, 2019. Rev. Thomas J. McIntyre Born in Camden, NJ to the late James P. and Catherine (Goldthorp) McIntyre, he is the beloved brother of Jeanette Reilly of Glassboro and the late Rev. Msgr. James P. McIntyre. Devoted uncle of Janice (Tony) Lanteigne, Richard (Jodi) Winters, Christopher (Tara) Reilly, Kevin Reilly, Maureen (Mike) Collazo, Donna (Brendan) Shaw. Uncle to 14 great-nieces and nephews. Raised in Westville, Msgr. McIntyre graduated from Gloucester Catholic HS, Mount St. Mary's College in Emmitsburg, MD and Gregorian University, Rome, Italy. Ordained at St. Peter's Basilica, in Rome, Italy on December 17, 1966, he... Read more →

Patricia Ann Sampson of Gloucester City; GCHS Alumnus, St. Mary's Parishioner

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--On November 28, 2019. Age 89. (nee Nolan). Of Gloucester City. Loving wife of 59 years to the late Riley K. Sampson. Loving mother of Maryann Deacon, Patricia Sampson, Teresa Andrews, Betsy Sherrer (Karl), Kathleen Murchake and Gerald Sampson (Rose). Cherished grandmom of Nicole, William, Christina, Melissa, Dillon, Alyson, Jamie, Tommy, Madison, Julia and Leah. Predeceased by her nine brothers and sisters. Patricia Ann Sampson Pat was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School class of 1948. She was a lifelong parishioner of St. Mary's R.C. Church. St. Mary's RC Church (CNBNews photo) Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Wednesday morning, December 4, 2019 from 9 to 10:15 AM at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, 426 Monmouth St., Gloucester City, NJ... Read more →

Gloucester's Game Lions - Rams OT

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (Nov. 28, 2019)--The annual battle between our two neighborhood schools ended regulation tied a 6 - 6. After scoreless first quarter Gloucester Catholic High hit pay dirt first taking a 6 - 0 lead in 2nd but Gloucester High battled back to tie the game at 6 - 6 on a touchdown by Steven Burkhardt. Lions put on a late first half surge hoping to take a lead before entering the locker room, but QB Gavin Callahan's pass intented for Steven Burkhardt as time ran out was intercepted in the endzone by Rams Ben Watkis. Throughout the second half both teams were unable to provide a knockout punch as the game ended in regulation 6 - 6, after the Rams attempted a... Read more →

The Renewal of GLOUCESTER'S GAME (Rams v Lions)....plus Videos of previous Contests

The excerpt below is from the Renewal of Friendship booklet which was released in 1993 when the annual Thanksgiving Day football game between Gloucester High and Gloucester Catholic was resumed. Related: Two and One-Half-Hours The football teams from the two schools will meet tomorrow (Thursday) at the John Lynch Field at Gloucester High School, Rt. 130 and Market Street. The Rams won last year's contest 30 to 14. Gloucester Catholic's junior running back Dashaun Harris finished that game with 222 yards on 23 carries and three total touchdowns in front of an estimated crowd of 400. Thursday's Kickoff is 10:30AM. The Rams lead the series, 22-21-1. BY G.J. FERGUSON (CNBNewsnet)(Gloucester City NJ)(Nov. 27, 2019)--It has been nearly three decades since the last City-Series game was... Read more →

2006 Turkey Day Football: Gloucester City HS vs Gloucester Catholic HS

Originally Published November 2006 By LEA KOROS Special to ClearysNotebook GLOUCESTER CITY NJ —With the Lions / Rams game less then a week away the talk has begun. The “ELECTION” is over and the residents and alumni have started the annual rite only a local GHS or GCHS graduate can appreciate. This talk is for the locals not the wannabes, the talk is not held on the bus ride from Deptford or Washington Twp, but held at the Memorial A.A. church. I’ve heard the sermons at the bright orange church about mixed marriages. Lately the sermon preached why can’t we forgive and accept these marriages. How can a Lion marry a Ram? How can they send their children to that place on Cumberland St? Yes,... Read more →

GHS & GCHS Football Teams to Honor Veterans at Thanksgiving Football Game

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Nov. 15, 2019)-- Please spread the word to any veteran or active military who attended GCHS or Gloucester High. Last year was really special honoring these brave men and women and we hope to continue to grow the tradition. Gloucester Catholic alumnus can email their info to RMurphy@gchsrams.org Read more →

Alumni, Friends of Gloucester Catholic to Be Honored

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ -- Alumni and friends of Gloucester Catholic High School will be honored on Sunday, November 24, during the annual Communion Breakfast. The Alumni Association is pleased to announce the following award winners to be honored: • John and Jackie O’Donnell Award (This award is given annually to a graduate of Gloucester Catholic who demonstrates generous service to the Gloucester Catholic school community) Recipient: Joan Nolan ‘71 • Dr. Frank & Catherine Kelly Award (This award is given annually to a friend of GCHS who through their good work brings honor and recognition to the school) Recipient: Anthony Silvestri, PhD, ‘54 • Thomas Stewart III Award (This is awarded to a Gloucester Catholic graduate that demonstrates selfless commitment and extraordinary service to the... Read more →

70 Plus Attend "Ray Ford Old Timers" Event in October

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 18, 2019)--The 70-some former athletes from Gloucester City High School and Gloucester Catholic High School had a great time October 18 at the newly reorganized second annual Ray Ford-Leon Harris, Sr. Sports Night, which was also the 47th anniversary of the original “Ray Ford Oldtimers.” Ray Ford (above) formed the group in 1972. When it first started the turnout would number close to 200 people. But, today, many of those individuals have passed on including Ford. With a number of first-time attendees (14) and a good turnout of old-timers, there was much laughter, story-telling and fabulous memories of past teams, games, players, and friends. Our special thanks to those who made this affair a success: A great committee for organizing the... Read more →

Attention: Gloucester Catholic Alumni

Dear Gloucester Catholic Alumni: My name is Rob Langi, class of 2002 and I will be editing future editions of Ramblings for the Gloucester Catholic community. Here are 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 college students RAMS serving in the military RAMS notable accomplishments in the workplace Continued highlighting of the happenings around Ridgeway Street, bragging about the outstanding accomplishments of our students GC Remembers, for all of our alumni who have passed away. Any Reunion news PLEASE EMAIL... Read more →

Linking spirituality and masculinity

November 2019 Kevin Reilly, a former Special Teams captain for the Philadelphia Eagles, speaks at the Man Up South Jersey Men’s Spirituality Conference, held Nov. 9 at Paul VI High School, Haddonfield. Photo by Mary McCusker HADDONFIELD — Closing in on hour one of the Man Up South Jersey Men’s Spirituality Conference, Alex Diagosta had gotten his money’s worth. The man from Our Lady of Peace Parish, Williamstown, had just heard the inspiring life story of Kevin Reilly, a former Special Teams captain for the Philadelphia Eagles whose career was cut short after being diagnosed with cancer and the subsequent removal of his left arm, shoulder and five ribs. Reilly is now a successful author, broadcaster and motivational speaker. “The human spirit is stronger than... Read more →

Camden County 2019 Sports Hall of Fame; Tickets Available

The Camden County Board of Freeholders will present the 2019 Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner on Thursday, October 24th at the Collingswood Grand Ballroom in Collingswood. The night starts at 5 PM with a cocktail hour with a ceremony start following. At the ceremony, attendee has the opportunity to hear from the inductees about their memories and success. For additional ticket information, call Kim Vesper at (856) 401-2451 Click here for Tickets 2019 Sports Hall of Fame Inductees Click the inductees name’s below to read their bio and learn more. Abby George Carey B. Martin Ludwikowski Blaise Kozeniewski Bo Gray Christine Dziczek – Bob Kenney Award Donna Seybold Jessica Copskey – DePrince Jon Batchelor – Legends Larry Litwin Lillian Watson Straub –... Read more →

Evenly Matched Lions & Warriors Fight it Out Friday Night; O-4 Rams Face 4-1 Wolverines

By Josh Lashley | CNBNews Contributor GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (October 17, 2019)--An intriguing match up is set to take place this Friday night, October 18 when the Gloucester City High School football program takes the field on the road against New Egypt. The Lions enter the game with an overall mark of 2-4, having been defeated by a powerful Buena squad last weekend. The Warriors stand at 1-4. “New Egypt is a lot like us- young and scrappy,’’ Gloucester City head coach Rob Bryan said. “They had a senior heavy team last year and beat us at home. This year we go up to them. New Egypt has a similar defense as us, so we understand what they are trying to do. On offense, they... Read more →

Send Your Alumni News for Ramblings Newsletter!

Dear Gloucester Catholic Alumni: My name is Rob Langi, class of 2002 and I will be editing future editions of Ramblings for the Gloucester Catholic community. I want to start off by thanking Cara Buckland for all of her great work in this position and 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... Read more →


Gloucester City, NJ --Calling all Gloucester High School (GHS) Class of 1980 classmates! Join us at our 40th reunion on SEPTEMBER 26, 2020. We’ll be sailing on the Spirit of Philadelphia! Tickets are $140/pp including open bar, dinner, entertainment, and cruising! Make payments directly to Spirit of Philadelphia http://bit.ly/Classof80reunion Any questions please email: ghsclassof1980reunion@gmail.com. Follow our Facebook page! http://bit.ly/Classof80reunionFacebook image source Pinterest published Gloucestercitynews.net Read more →

2019 Gloucester Catholic Rams Host CLEARVIEW!

UPDATED/CORRECTED Gloucestercitynews.net--GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (9-21-19)-The Gloucester Catholic Rams hosted 1 and 1 Clearview at the Gloucester High School (GHS Field). The Rams coming off a loss in their first game of the season against Robbinsville were looking for their first win of the season. Clearview started scoring and never let up leaving the John Lynch Field with a 44 - 0 win. More photos available for viewing at www.Darrowphotos.com Related: Lions Searching for a Win (0-2); Rams Face Clearview Saturday Gloucester Catholic Gloucester City High School Photos Courtesy of Bruce Darrow Read more →


Gloucestercitynews.net--FACE OF DEFENSE--Lois Bouton celebrated 70 years since she joined the U.S. Coast Guard Woman’s Reserve – known as the SPARs for Semper Paratus, Always Ready – this month. Today, Bouton also celebrates another tremendous milestone – her 94th birthday. In celebration of her birthday, please read about her dedication as she connected with decades of Coast Guardsmen and wish her a happy birthday in the comments! Lois Bouton smiles as she receives a farewell hug in her home from a member of a visiting aircrew from Air Station New Orleans. U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 1st Class NyxoLyno Cangemi. A version of this story originally appeared at Coast Guard Heartland and written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Bill Colclough. Forty-thousand letters; 40,000... Read more →

Christine McKenna Memorial Golf Outing

Gloucestercitynews.net--(GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)--The 2nd Annual Christine McKenna Memorial Golf Outing will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Ed Oliver Golf Club in Wilmington, DE. Chris, a devoted and beloved member of the Gloucester Catholic family for 12 years, passed away in 2018 following a tough battle with breast cancer. Proceeds from the tournament benefit incoming Gloucester Catholic students. Beer and soda is included for golfers during play and a driving range is available during registration. A lunch/banquet will be held around 3 pm along with a basket auction and 50/50. Return registration form and sponsorship information to: Sean Swayngim 204 Wells Lane Springfield, PA 19064 Registration and payment due by September 21. https://files.constantcontact.com/…/f96d0eb9-dd98-4681-8a13… Read more →

A Preview of Gloucester Catholic & Gloucester High 2019 Gridiron Teams

By Josh Lashley | CNBNews Sports Gloucestercitynews.net--(GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)-- The time of year that everyone from the athletes themselves to fans and coaches not only look forward to but, prepare diligently for has arrived-it’s football season. A pair of local teams, Gloucester City High School and Gloucester Catholic High School have done their due diligence during those tough pre-season practices, workouts and scrimmages. Now it’s time to get the best possible results where it counts the most-on the field. Let’s take a closer look at each squad: Gloucester Catholic (Rams): The Rams are scheduled to begin the regular season with a home game versus Robbinsville on September 14. Rams Coach Casey Murphy Key returning student athletes to the varsity roster include Luke Van Auken (senior,... Read more →


Gloucestercitynews.net(August 27, 2019)Writing is a challenging task. To write a good College dissertation paper you will be required to take into account certain tasks that will help you write successfully. This article aims to assist you with practical ideas that will assist you to write your paper and accomplish it with success. If you are new to writing college dissertation, don’t you worry, there is not much difference from the tips for essay writing you were taught. Dissertation is a kind of advanced essay. As you write your dissertation make sure that you follow these practical ideas. Read each of the following ideas below and reflect upon them. At the Beginning of your Research First idea, pick your topic. To start your research you need... Read more →

Ruth E. (Blake) Robinson, of Gloucester City, age 92

Gloucester City – On August 21, 2019. Age 92. (nee Radlinger). Loving mother to eight “Blake” boys, Stephen (Kathleen), Dennis (Susan), Jerre (Linda), Timothy (Deborah), William, Andrew (Patricia), Hugh (Marge), John (Shelly), grandmother great grandmother and aunt, went home to be with the Lord. Ruth E. (Blake) Robinson She was predeceased by her first husband, Hugh Blake (1984) and second husband William Robinson (1991) as well as her parents, William and Edna Radlinger and sister, Barbara. She is survived by a brother William (Gloria) Radlinger, and a sister, Dolores (Frank) Batavick. Ruth was adventurously energetic, spiritual, very sociable and enjoyed a life full of family oriented activities while raising her sons in Gloucester City, NJ and as a resident of Kissimmee, FL during her retirement... Read more →

4 Tips for Protecting Your Small Business from Fraud

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 22, 2019)--Corporate security surveys indicate that more than half of all businesses have been victims of fraud at some point or another. Furthermore, almost a quarter of those businesses have suffered monetary losses of more than $1,000,000. Statistics like these highlight the very real need for business owners to focus intently on fraud prevention in their everyday affairs. Unfortunately, the vast majority of small businesses simply aren't aware of the risks they're facing. Luckily, you can greatly reduce your chances of falling victim to fraud by taking the following preventative measures: 1. Use an Online Fraud Monitoring Service Keeping track of your brand's online presence and protecting company computers from malware, phishing, hacking, and other forms of cybercrime should be at the top of... Read more →

Steven Michael Belfiglio, of Yemassee, S.C; formerly of Gloucester City; Silver Star Recipient

Steven Michael Belfiglio April 9, 1948 ~ August 12, 2019 (age 71) Yemassee, South Carolina (August 21,2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)-- Mr. Steven Michael Belfiglio, 71, of Yemassee, entered into rest Monday evening, August 12, 2019. A former resident of Gloucester City, NJ, he was born April 9, 1948, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a son of the late Thomas Joseph Belfiglio and the late Catherine Marie McAndrews Belfiglio. He served our country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and was a recipient of the Silver Star. He was a driver and mechanic in the transportation industry. He was of the Roman Catholic faith. Surviving are: two children, Steve Mooney and Brittany Belfiglio; a sister, Kathy Lyons; and two brothers, Gary Belfiglio and Bobby Belfiglio. A... Read more →

Obituary: John Callaghan of Westville; GCHS Alumnus

John passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. John was a resident of Westville, New Jersey at the time of passing. John was raised in Westville and graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School. Services were held at St. Mary's R. C. Church, 426 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City, NJ 08030. Interment New Saint Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's R. C. Church at the above address. Read more →

High School Senior Showcase 2019- Gloucester Catholic

By Peter G. Sánchez - Second in an eight-part series celebrating recent graduates from Catholic high schools across South Jersey. Today: Gloucester Catholic, Gloucester City Previous: Camden Catholic Caitlin Lozuke High School Activities: Lacrosse, Field Hockey, National Honor Society Plans for the Fall: LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA Advice for incoming freshmen: Don’t wish the years away…be motivated to be your best because the four years fly by way too quickly. Lauren Parker High School Activities: Cheerleading, Student Council, Liturgy Club Plans for the Fall: Clemson University, Clemson, SC What she appreciates most about Catholic school: The caring, family atmosphere. The teachers, staff, and students truly support each individual, and get to know all students on a more personal level. I never felt like just a... Read more →