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GCHS Philanthropy Campaign: Joe and Dawn Rubino '95 Accept Class Challenge

With Leadership Donation to Philanthropy Campaign 2023! Gloucester Catholic's Class Challenge, sponsored by the Class of 1972, has already helped the school raise close to $115,000 and about 57% of our Philanthropy Week 2023 Campaign goal! Thank you to all of our generous alums for your donations and support! Gloucester Catholic would like to highlight Joe and Dawn (Robertson) Rubino, both members of the Class of 1995 who have made a generous Maroon Level donation... Read more →

REMEMBERING ONE OF THE Good Guys', Coach Bob Barth

EDITOR'S NOTE (February 21,2023): Yesterday, we received a comment on an article written by Bruce Darrow about the passing of Coach Bob Barth, dated June 22, 2010. Coach Bob died suddenly in 2010. The article brought back many fond memories of him, as such, we decided to re-publish it in its entirety. REST IN PEACE COACH BARTH published Tuesday, June 22, 2010 By Bruce Darrow CNB News Sports Reporter BROOKLAWN, NJ --There are times when... Read more →

GMS and GHS Updated Schedules Released; School Superintendent Gorman Answers Questions

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (FEBRUARY 17, 2023)( City School Superintendent Sean Gorman released updated schedules today (see below) for both Gloucester Middle School (GMS) students and Gloucester High Students (GHS). The Superintendent answered several questions about when the students will be able to return to their regular schedules. What caused the HVAC system to break down? Is the district addressing the possibility of mold developing in the GMS building? Will the effect of the split schedule... Read more →

Gloucester High's Aydan Hagan Joins 1,000-point Club

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 1, 2023)-- It was an exciting night at Gloucester High when Lions senior Aydan Hagan (above surrounded by family) officially added his name to the GHS 1,000-point ball on Wednesday night, February 1. Aydan is the 18th GHS boys basketball player to score 1,0000 points. Congratulations Aydan. Great accomplishment. ~Joe Gorman source Gloucester City History in Photos Read more →

GHS Basketball Players Enjoy Helping the Next Generation of Lions

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 12, 2023)--Gloucester High’s varsity basketball players have volunteered all season to referee Carmen Palmeiro League games. It’s always great to see kids mature and want to give back. Gloucester High played a tough Saturday morning game yesterday against Group 3 Cherry Hill West (a 60-47 hard-fought Lions victory), but an hour later, the boys were all at the CPL. ~Joe Gorman source Gloucester History in Photos Read more →


Mustaro Hits 1000; Zearfoss Wins 100; Dancing 'Lions' at 76's Game; Frosh Barrera Honored

RAMS MUSTARO JOINS 1000 POINT CLUB--Gloucester Catholic’s RJ Mustaro scored 45 points to become the 16th Rams basketball player to reach the 1,000 career points plateau as the Rams beat Clayton 108-65 at their home court in Gloucester City. According to the team’s Twitter account, the milestone point came in the second quarter. The 45-point effort also established a school high for a single game. In doing so, he broke Ryan Roney 35 point school... Read more →

William J. Burleigh, 82, of Bellmawr; formerly of Gloucester City, GHS Alumnus Class of '58

William Joseph Burleigh Jr, 82, of Bellmawr, NJ, passed away peacefully on September 16, 2022 surrounded by family and friends after a hard fought battle with cancer. He was born November 22, 1939 in Camden, NJ. Bill is survived by his wife of 62 years, Shirley Ann Burleigh (Hall), his 3 children, William J. Burleigh III (Sandy), Patricia A. Reilley (William), and James Burleigh Sr. (Angela), 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Bill also leaves behind... Read more →

Lori A. Moran, age 57, of Mantua Township and Gloucester City; Gloucester High Alumnus

On January 3, 2023, Lori Moran (née Rettew), 57, passed peacefully surrounded by family in the comfort of her home. Lori was the beloved wife of Michael D. Moran, ¬cherished daughter of Bart and the late Geraldine Rettew, and selflessly loving mother of Sean (Susan) of NC, Ryan, Andrew, Emily, and Brendan of Mantua Twp. She is also survived by one adored grandson, Weston, brother Bart Rettew Jr., sister Stacey Rettew, and many loving nieces... Read more →

Carol Louise Reckard, (nee Seufert), of Gloucester City

On December 9, 2022, Carolyn Louise Reckard, of Gloucester City, age 81, went to rest in God’s arms. She leaves to cherish her memories and love to her daughter, Kimberly Peters and her son Stuart Reckard (Janine). She is the loving grandmom to Jesse Peters (Monika), Jonathan Smith (Megan), Stuart Reckard, Jr. and great grandmom to Emily Rose Peters and Elizabeth. Her life was her family. In the hours of darkness, she was their light.... Read more →

Paige A. Pollander, of Gloucester City, age 28

Suddenly, On December 5, 2022. Age 28. Of Gloucester City. Born in Woodbury, NJ she was the cherished daughter of Eric R. Pollander and Michelle L. (Viereck) Pollander. Paige is also survived by her beloved daughter, Scarlett Perdikouris; maternal beloved grandmother, Linda Viereck; loving sisters, Morgan Baker (Ryan) and Erin Pollander. Paige was a black belt in the art of karate, she loved to draw, lived for her daughter Scarlett and her family. She was... Read more →

Carol Sue Mahan, of Gloucester City; Past Member of Historical Society, VFW Ladies Aux., GHS Alumni

Carol Sue Mahan on November 25, of Gloucester City. Daughter of the late Earl and Kathryn (Hudson) Mahan. Graduate of Gloucester City High School, former member of the Gloucester City Historical Society, Ladies Auxiliary of the Townsend C Young VFW Post #3620, and an active volunteer in many Gloucester City organizations. She was an avid gardener and loved nature and Proprietor’s Park, as well as going down the shore. She enjoyed baking and would offer... Read more →

Deborah Ann Maiese, 66, of Gloucester City

On November 28, 2022. Age 66. Of Gloucester City. (nee Sanderson) Loving and devoted wife of Mark A Maiese, Sr. Loving mother of Amanda Niedzwiadek (Jason), Mark Maiese, Jr. (Kristen) and Matthew Maiese (Amanda). Cherished grandmother of Aubrei, Rylei and Gabrielle Niedzwiadek and Hunter Maiese. Beloved sister of Sandra Krapf (Ralph) and Charles Sanderson, Jr. (Vicki). Debbie was predeceased by her granddaughter, Annalynn and her niece, Vicki Lynn. She is also survived by many loving... Read more →

2022 City Champions Lions

Thanksgiving Day brought beautiful weather, large crowds and the local Lions (9-3) a City Championship. The Lions pounded the Rams (5-5) in a game that saw more penalty flags on the field then players, 35-0. Early in the first quarter Lions #8 John Daily returned a Rams interception 47 yards for a quick touchdown. Then with time running out in the first half, Lions #2 receiver Leo Curran went 20 yards for a are fought... Read more →

Bob Kotter, Who Loved Gloucester City, Succumbs to Prostate Cancer; Vietnam War Marine Veteran, GHS Alum

By CNBNews Staff GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 18, 2022)(CNBNews)--Robert “Bob” Kotter, who was born and raised in Gloucester City, succumbed to his battle with stage 4 prostate cancer on Sunday, November 13. He was 74 years old. A U.S. Marine, Bob fought in the Vietnam War. CNBNews interviewed Kotter in February 2020, when he told us that Agent Orange caused his cancer. U.S. planes and helicopters dropped that poisonous chemical on the jungles of Vietnam... Read more →

The Story Behind The Story:

Women Raising South Jersey Sports Image

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNewsnet Sunday's Courier Post (November 13, 2022) profiled 50 South Jersey women who have raised the profile of women in sports in this year, the 50th anniversary of the implementation of Title IX which evened the playing field for all sports and genders. Three of those women are from Gloucester City. They are Lisa Angelotti Gedaka of Gloucester Catholic, class of '84; Megan Light Mason of Gloucester High School, class of 1998;... Read more →

Lions Defeat Bulldogs on Blocked Field Goal

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--Trailing 13 - 7 early in the 4th quarter of the Central Jersey Group 2 Semi-Finals, the Lions blocked a 36-yard Field Goal attempt. Haddonfield (6-3) looking to take a 16 - 6 lead, had a field goal attempt blocked and returned by Lions Jaden Garris 65 yards giving the Lions (8-2) a 14 - 13 lead after the extra point by Chris Ruggeri and the eventual victory. The #3 Lions will host... Read more →

Lions Surprise Eagles with 14-0 Win; Zearfoss Carries 36 Times for 180 Yards

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 29, 2022) (CNBNewsnet)-- Gloucester High School played West Deptford Friday night at home under the lights. The underdog Lions showed West Deptford that when you come into their "House" you will be in for the fight of your life. “We were picked to lose by almost everybody in the state of New Jersey,” Lions junior running back Jake Zearfoss said. “We kind of just let them know who we are. That... Read more →

Dorothy K. Randolph, of Gloucester City: Member of Senior Citizens, Fire Dept. Ladies Aux., Red Hat, GHS Alum

On October 22, 2022. Age 81. (nee Groff) Of Gloucester City. Loving wife of 52 years to the late Ralph Randolph Jr. Loving mother of Nancylynne Baus (Ken), Cherylann Montalbano (Mike), and Ralph Randolph, III. Cherished grandmother of Derick Butler (Fabienne), Aaron Butler (Theresa), Douglas Brown (Rachel), Matthew Baus and Lauren Randolph and great-grandmother of Cailynne, Kipton, Zoe, Maxima, Pierre and Adaline. Beloved sister of Guy Groff (Mary Ann). She was predeceased by her parents,... Read more →

Kutztown Rushed for 289 yards and KU's defense allowed just 13 yards running in Win over Lock Haven

KUTZTOWN, Pa. – Kutztown football rushed for a season-best 289 yards and KU's defense allowed just 13 yards on the ground, giving Kutztown a 35-7 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference East Division win over Lock Haven Saturday afternoon in front of a large crowd for homecoming at Andre Reed Stadium. A crowd of 4,400 fans watched as the Golden Bears (6-2 overall, 4-1 PSAC) won for the fourth time in-a-row and have not lost in the... Read more →

Joseph A. Keown, 3rd, 81, of Mt. Ephraim

On October 19, 2022. Age 81. Of Mt. Ephraim, NJ. Born in Camden, he was the son of the late, Joseph A. Keown, Jr. and Marie (Pfisterer) Keown. Joseph is survived by his life partner, Barry A. Wassinger; cherished son-in-law, Dan Borrelli (Cindy); daughter-in-law, Donna Keown; grandchildren, Thomas “TJ” Borrelli, Krystle Borrelli, Bobby Borrelli, Kenny, Eric. Charlie and Jessie. Joseph had worked for many years as a mailman with the U.S. Postal Service in Bellmawr,... Read more →

GCN ARCHIVES (1948-2005) : Robert "Reds' Richards, First Rate Baseball Pitcher; Local Disc Jockey, Record Promoter

Published in the Gloucester City News, May 30, 2002 Robert R. Richards, an outstanding baseball pitcher in his youth, died after a brief illness on May 19, 2002. He was 60 years old. Bob "Reds" Richards Reds, as he was known by his friends and family, played on the 1954 Gloucester City Little League All-Star Team. That team was only one win away from competing in the Little League World Series before it lost. Incidentally,... Read more →

Gloucester City High Homecoming Game Highlights

A few highlights from GHS 2022 Homecoming. Lions scored 41 points in the first half on way to a 41 - 0 defeat of visiting Sterling. Five different Lions reached the end zone. Lions Leo Curran scored twice on fumble recoveries, one covering 50 yards Pictured Jake Zearfoss Pictured Homecoming King Liam Gorman and Queen Anna Ramoundos Pictured GHS Lions Cheerleading Squad Pictured GHS Marching Band Read more →

Sally Ludwick, (nee Straub) age 85, of Gloucester City; Day Care Provider, Broadway School Lunch Aide

Sarah “Sally” Ludwick (nee Straub) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 11, 2022)--Sarah “Sally” Ludwick (nee Straub) of Gloucester City, passed away on Monday, October 10, 2022, at the age of 85 years. She is survived by her beloved husband of 61 years, Robert Ludwick, and her loving children Robert F. Ludwick Jr. (Rayna) and Susan Cipriani (Christopher). She is predeceased by her brother Robert Straub (Lillian). Sally is also survived by her grandchildren, who lovingly called... Read more →

GCN ARCHIVES (1948-2005)Stiles Award Presented To Green & Campbell

EDITOR'S NOTE-(Gloucester City, NJ)(October 4, 2022)--The Cleary family owned the Gloucester City News, Inc. (GCN) for 57 years (1948 up until 2005). Over the next several weeks, we will post articles that appeared in the paper from that period on ClearysNoteBook (CNBNewsnet) ( The Internet became a reality in 1983. For many years, the Internet was mainly used by government groups and scientists, but in 1995, commercial Internet access started to be sold to consumers.... Read more →

John S. “Johnny” Gorecki, of Brooklawn; Union Carpenter, Air Force Veteran, GHS Alum

Brooklawn - On August 21, 2022. Age 80. Devoted brother of Eileen (Keith) Weisgerber. Predeceased by his brothers: Michael Gorecki and Steven Gorecki. Cherished son of the late John P. Gorecki and Roslyn Gorecki (nee Campbell). Devoted uncle of Mychael Gorecki and Daniel Gorecki. Survived by many cousins and friends. John was a lifelong resident of Brooklawn. He was a 1960 graduate of Gloucester City High School. John proudly served our country in the U.S.... Read more →

GCN ARCHIVES (1948-2005)Pupil Enrollment in Gloucester City Public Schools Continues to Decline (11-20-1980)

EDITOR'S NOTE-(Gloucester City, NJ)(October 4, 2022)--The Cleary family owned the Gloucester City News, Inc. (GCN) for 57 years (1948 up until 2005). Over the next several weeks, we will post articles that appeared in the paper from that period on ClearysNoteBook (CNBNewsnet) ( The Internet became a reality in 1983. For many years, the Internet was mainly used by government groups and scientists, but in 1995, commercial Internet access started to be sold to consumers.... Read more →

Kevin S. McQuaid, of Gloucester City, Marine Corp Veteran, GHS Alum

On September 26, 2022. Age 50. Of Gloucester City. Beloved son of Wilfred W. McQuaid, Jr. and the late Patricia E. McQuaid (nee Laughlin). Loving brother of Karen Greco (Nunzio) and the late Douglas McQuaid. Cherished uncle of Michael, Matthew, Kacie, Justin, Tyler, Ryan, Dylan, and Eric. Kevin was a graduate of Gloucester City High School. He went on to proudly serve our country in the U.S. Marine Corps. At his request, services will be... Read more →

Barbara Ann Ashfield (Bobbi), formerly of Gloucester City; GHS Alumni Class of '60

Barbara Ann Ashfield (Bobbi) nee Bobbi Seum, age 79, called home on September 25, 2022. Raised in Gloucester City, Bobbi graduated from Gloucester High School in 1960. She lived in Haddon Heights for many years and lived in Pitman for 11 years. Bobbi was a member of the Bethel and Sicklerville United Methodist Churches. She was predeceased by her husband William Larry Ashfield. She is survived by her children Lori (Anthony) Valerio, Wendi (Joby) West,... Read more →

Big Plays The Difference As Shepherd Beats Kutztown

KUTZTOWN, Pa. -- Big plays proved to be a difference maker all day for Shepherd, but none bigger than a Tyson Bagent to Marlon Cook 70-yard touchdown pass with two minutes remaining that broke a 35-all tie and sent the Rams to a 42-35 PSAC East victory over the Kutztown University football team on Family Day Saturday afternoon at Andre Reed Stadium. The highly anticipated showdown between division titans did not disappoint. Kutztown came in... Read more →

Gloucester High Class of 1972 Celebrate 50th Reunion

UPDATED WITH NEW PHOTOS photos provided by Gary Devine GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 21, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Saturday, September 17, the Gloucester City High School Class of 1972 held their 50th Reunion at the Elizabeth Ballroom, Highland Boulevard. Five years ago, the 45th Class Reunion was paid for by classmate Gregg Teears of Gloucester City. Amazingly, the 50th reunion was also paid for by two other classmates. Jim McGlade of Washington D.C. paid for the bulk of the... Read more →

Audubon upsets Unbeaten Gloucester

Winless Audubon upset the unbeaten Lions Saturday 29 - 23 at Narducci Field. The Loss was the first regular season loss for Gloucester in 2 years. The Green Wave trailed by as much as 20 in the game, but with under a minute remaining and down 23 - 21, Audubon QB Scott Lynch took his team 70 yards for the game winning 14 yard touchdown pass to Amauri Pimentel. Pictured Audubon Scott Lynch Qb Lynch... Read more →

Daniel O'Brien Beloved GCHS Educator and Friend to Many Dies in Tragic Vermont Auto Accident

UPDATED/CORRECTED GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 11, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Daniel J. O’Brien, from Sandgate, Vermont, died in a single car crash on Wednesday, September 7. According to the Vermont State Police, the accident occurred on the S.E. Corners Road in Sandgate at around 4 PM on Wednesday. Danny O'Brien GCHS Graduation Photo Police say that O’Brien was traveling west when he left the traveling portion of the road, hitting a tree. He was driving a 2011 Nissan Sentra... Read more →

Golden Bears Comeback Win Over California PA

Matt Heffelfinger, Sports Information Director REDSHIRT SENIOR RUNNING BACK DARRYL DAVIS-MCNEIL SCORES FOURTH QUARTER TD, GOES OVER 1,000 CAREER RUSHING YARDS IN VICTORY. KUTZTOWN, Pa. -- Kutztown University took over in the fourth quarter behind touchdowns from Darryl Davis-McNeil (Roslyn, Pa./Abington) and Jerome Kapp (Barto, Pa./Boyertown), and inspired play by the defense to knock off 17th-ranked California (Pa.), 24-19, before more than 3,100 spectators in the 2022 home opener at Andre Reed Stadium Saturday afternoon.... Read more →

CNB Guest Opinion: Biden Hires Known Enemy Of Catholicism

Bill Donohue | CNBNewsnet Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on President Biden’s appointment of John Podesta: Never before in American history has there been a president of the United States who has worked harder to oppose Catholic teachings on marriage, the family, abortion, school choice, conscience rights, and the wellbeing of children (e.g., transgenderism) than President Joe Biden. Now he has added to his legacy by appointing a man to a senior position in... Read more →

Beth Ann Walmsley, of Gloucester City, age 56

Christmas is the time of year to be with the ones we love. Sharing so much joy and cheer, what a wonderful feelin’. Watching the ones we love, having so much fun… Beth Anne Walmsley radiated the spirit of Christmas. She cherished peace and goodwill and was generous and kind. She had a quick wit and a good sense of humor. She adored those around her, was a good aunt and was a good neighbor.... Read more →

Mark R Rusk, Sr. aka Mooch, 61, of Gloucester City

After 61 years around the sun and as the season prepares for Fall Mark aka "Mooch" passed away on Friday, September 2, 2022, after a 6-year battle with Cancer. He passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family and friends. Mark is survived by his wife Denise. Father of Mark (Jenna), Lindsey, Zoe, Daphnie, Kaiser, and the late Melissa and Austin. Grandfather to Steven Jr., Tabatha, Lily, Dennis Jr., Davian, Liam, Kaiden, Mark... Read more →

DEATH NOTICE: John and Michael Gorecki

John Gorecki and his brother Michael Gorecki, long-time Brooklawn and Florida residents passed away in August one week apart. A formal notice will be released by the McCann-Healey Funeral Home, 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City in the near future. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142. Read more →

Kutztown University 2022 Football Roster Includes Steve Burkhardt, of Gloucester City

KUTZTOWN, PA (09/01/2022)-- Kutztown University has announced that 105 student-athletes will represent its football team for the 2022 season. Steve Burkhardt/Freshman Gloucester High School Alum Read the full season preview here. Following the most successful season in program history, Kutztown University football is ready for an encore performance in 2022. It was a banner year for the Maroon and Gold in 2021, winning 11 games for the second consecutive season, capturing the program's second PSAC... Read more →

Howard 'Butch' Shaffer Catches Two Big Flounder; What's the Difference Between Fluke and Flounder?

Howard Shaffer recently traveled from South Carolina to show South Jersey fishermen how to catch fluke. William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet DOWN THE SHORE--(CNBNewsnet)--Former Gloucester-ite Howard "Butch" Shaffer was at the Jersey Shore recently and caught two nice flukes, aka flounder. It just goes to show no matter how old you are, and Butch is close to 100, that you should keep yourself moving no matter your age. Shaffer has been living in South... Read more →

Gloucester City Public School District CCD Information; Cost to Educate Each Student, $23,528 (Fiscal Data 2018-19)

District Directory Information (2021-2022 school year) Modify Search Data Notes/Grant IDs Help District Name: Gloucester City Public School District schools for this district NCES District ID: 3406000 State District ID: NJ-071770 Mailing Address: 1300 Market Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030 Physical Address: 1300 Market Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030 Phone: (856)456-7000 Type: Local school district Status: Open Total Schools: 3 Supervisory Union #: † Grade Span: (grades PK - 12) PK KG 1 2 3... Read more →

Diane Witherow, of Williamstown/Gloucester City, Loved to Jitterbug,GHS Alum

Dance as if no one is watching, Love as though you’ve never been hurt and sing as if no one is listening. Charlie Chaplain says Life is simple; get some rest, enjoy a good diet and surround yourself with good friends. Joanne L. “Diane” Witherow (nee Watters) filled her circle of days with each. She loved and lived a happy, caring path of time. Just recently, we began losing time and a little more of... Read more →

Rosemary Joan Kenney, of Gloucester City, age 99

On July 27, 2022, age 99, Rosemary Joan Kenney, of Gloucester City, NJ, passed away peacefully in her sleep at Woodbury Mews Assisted Living in Woodbury, NJ. She was born to the late Samuel and Mary Rose Goodman (nee Bozarth), December 20, 1922, in Woodbury, NJ. Except for a brief 5-year period, in Vineland, NJ due to her father’s employment, Rosemary was a lifelong resident of Gloucester City, NJ and devoted parishioner of Saint Mary’s... Read more →

Donna Mae Baker, of Runnemede, formerly of Gloucester City; Nurse, Runnemede Soccer, GHS Alum, Class of '61

Donna Mae Baker, "Nonna", on July 11, 2022, of Runnemede. Age 78. Beloved mother of Paul Fredhoff (Karen) and Robin McKelvey (Jamie). Devoted grandmother of Corey, Alex, Sean, Rachel, Ryan, Jake, and Brady and great grandmother of Marco, Ian, and Arthur. Dear sister of Lee, Bruce, Barbara, and David. Also survived by many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Donna was proud to be a nurse and greatly valued her time as a mentor and preceptor. She... Read more →

Janet Burrows, Member of Trinity United Methodist, GHS Alumni Association, Red Hat Society

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 6, 2022)--Janet E. Burrows, (Smith) a strong, family-loving woman of faith, who loved to spend her time baking, shopping in Lancaster PA, and traveling, across the states and internationally, was called home on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, to meet her Lord and Savior. She was 86 years old and had been a lifelong Gloucester City resident until recently when she went to live in an assisted living community in Cherry Hill.... Read more →

*Chiefs Basketball Camp Open to Boys/Girls Entering Grades 3-11; Run By Head Coach Eric Cassidy

Chiefs Basketball Camp Who: Boys and Girls entering grades 3-11 Cost: $185 per player per week. Where: Memorial Field basketball courts Marlton NJ When: JULY 25 THROUGH JULY 28 FROM 8 AM -11:30 AM Sign up Link Chiefs Basketball Camp is run by Cherokee Chief Head Coach Eric Cassidy. Coach Cassidy has 14 years of Head Coaching experience. During his 14 years, he has over 250 wins, 5 conference titles, 4 final appearances, and... Read more →

Owen William “Dink” Brennan, age 81; Member of Carpenter's Local #430 and #539, GHS Alumnus

Haddon Township – Formerly of Lake Worth, Florida, Gloucester City and West Collingswood Heights. Suddenly, On June 20, 2022. Age 81. Loving father of Owen William “Dink” Brennan Michael V. Brennan and Noelle D. Gray. Beloved grandfather of Ashley (David) Tori, Matthew Gray and Emily Gray. Dear brother of Eleanor K. (late Donald E. Sr.) McMichael. Survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. Owen was known to all as “Dink” and was born... Read more →

The Gloucester City Board of Education is Requiring Updated Proof of Residency for Certain Grades

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 23, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Parents of children who transition between the district's schools (from 3rd to 4th grade and from 8th to 9th grade) must submit proof of residency. Further explanation of the new rule along with the items that will be accepted as proof are listed in the letter below. The notice was released five days ago, on June 17, 2022, by School Superintendent/High School Principal Sean Gorman. Read more →

Margaret L. Brooks, of Stratford/Gloucester City, former Public and Catholic Schools Teacher, Member of DAR, GHS Alumnus

Margaret L. "Peggy" Brooks (née Prince), 82 years, of Stratford NJ, passed away peacefully in the presence of her family early in the morning of Sunday, June 5, 2022. Daughter of the late Howard and Elizabeth (née Burtis) Prince. Beloved wife of Dr. Thomas P. Brooks. Loving mother of Diana Brooks, Kristine Zoppina (Russell), T. Gregory Brooks (Eileen), Matthew Brooks (Megan) and Megan Brooks. Dear sister of Howard (Beverly) Prince and Arlene Kramke (Kurt). Cherished... Read more →

SAY IT ISN'T SO: Tens of millions of Pennsylvania school dollars 'unauditable'

By Anthony Hennen | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Recent state audits have called attention to some Pennsylvania school districts’ lackadaisical controls that have made auditing how tens of millions of dollars were spent impossible. The audits do not suggest any illegal activity, but poor compliance measures can hide how taxpayer dollars are being wasted or improperly spent. YOUR MONEY !!!! A May performance audit of Allentown City School District reported $8.5 million... Read more →

Gloucester High School Superintendent Named to the Dual Role of HS Principal; New Salary Unknown

Gloucester City High School (CNBNewsnet photo) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 5, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--School Superintendent Sean Gorman announced on Friday that he has been appointed the principal of the high school, and he will also continue in his role as district superintendent. In the same announcement, Gorman said that Donna Lacovara was named the principal of the Gloucester City Middle School. Gorman, who was the former high school principal, was named to his present position on July... Read more →