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Peyton and Me Meandering through Gloucester City, and Haddon Lake, Audubon (Chapter X)

UPDATED GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 14, THE DAY COMING TO AN END--One night last week around 9:15 PM we caught the last glimpse of daylight before the dark sky of night closed over the Riverview Heights section of Gloucester City. We took the photo with the Apple iPhone 11 LOVE YOUR MONEY--The new Gloucester High... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

(CNBNews)--Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all-around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid-1950s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball, and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

CNBNews-Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all-around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid-1950s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball, and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas... Read more →


Walt Ashe, of Audubon Park, Meat Cutter, Custodian, Army Veteran, Memorial AA

Audubon Park, NJ. On May 31, 2021. Age 84. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Walter, Jr. and Margaret (Herrman) Ashe. Walter is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Sally A. (Phillips) Ashe; children, Nicole Ashe (Phil), Walter P. Ashe, IV (Sue), Marylynne Andrews, Regina Durham; grandchildren, Aidan,... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

Carmen Palmiero, top, right, surrounded by a star CNB SPORTS: Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was an outstanding all-around athlete at Gloucester City High School in the mid-1950s. Palmiero was a  4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball, and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball Tragically Dec.... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

(CNBNEWS)--Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

CNB SPORTS--Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball, and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving... Read more →


NJ Residents Have The Third Highest Tax Burden in the United States

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square contributor Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files RELATED Gloucester City in the Top 30 with the Highest; (The Center Square) – An average New Jersey family will pay $11,872 annually in state and local taxes – or about 14.3 percent of their income, according to a recent report by Moneygeek. The... Read more →


Rough Weather Ahead, Get Your Home Ready

Extreme weather can wreak havoc on your home but you can be prepared. (NAPSI)—There have been more than 80 extreme weather events in the United States that caused at least $1 billion each in damage since 2011, according to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Centers for Environmental Information. The average homeowner... Read more →


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Area Schools Getting Millions; Waterfront Restaurant/Storage Facility for Brooklawn

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews LOVE YOUR MONEY--Washington has announced it is sending $2.765 billion to the state of New Jersey's Department of Education to be dispensed to school districts throughout the state. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files According to the Courier Post, the Camden City School District will receive the highest amount of funding –... Read more →


FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MR. EDWARD HUBBS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ -- On April 29, 2021. Age 78. Of Gloucester City. Loving husband of Kim (nee Dorris). Devoted father of Thomas (Leighanne) Hubbs, Mike Hubbs, Kevin Hubbs and Brian Hubbs. Cherished grandfather of Noah and Alyssa. Dear Brother of Joe Hubbs, George Hubbs, Nancy Quieti and predeceased by Hubert Hubbs, Lowell Hubbs and... Read more →


Ed Hubbs, Retired Mail Clerk, City School Board Member, Fireman, Air Force Vet

Edward C. Hubbs On April 29, 2021. Age 78. Of Gloucester City. Full Obituary will appear on ClearysNoteBook and in next week’s edition of the Gloucester City News. He proudly served our country during Vietnam in the U.S. Air Force from 1961-1965. Ed was a 30-year devoted member of the Gloucester City Board of Education.... Read more →


Wayne C. Smith, Owner of Wayne's Funnel Cakes, Pres of GHS Alumni Assn.

Never forget where you came from. Your growth is found in your roots and it’s made you the person you are today. Wayne C. Smith never forgot where he came from. In fact, he never left his roots of good 'ole Gloucester City. Wayne was friendly, outgoing, “chatty” and hardworking. Although he could be firm... Read more →


Eva-Marie McCallin of Gloucester City, GHS Alumnus, Ancora Employee

Gloucester City – On April 19, 2021. Age 34. Loving mother of William McCallin, Ian McCallin, McKenna McCallin and Joshua Dabney. Cherished daughter of Catherine Pearson (nee Armstrong) and the late William DePietro. Beloved sister of Mary Pearson and step-sister of Ashley, Jennifer and Matthew Pearson. Predeceased by her husband Alexander McCallin and her step-father,... Read more →


DOD Releases Military Funeral Honors Directory

Military Funeral Honors for Lt. Col. Jim Nicholson, of Gloucester City (photo credit Gloucestercitynews.net) Arlington, VA (April 22, 2021)--The Department of Defense provides members of the military community access to a Military Funeral Honors Directory on the Military OneSource website. The interactive online directory allows funeral planners, veterans, family members, or anyone arranging for military... Read more →


Darline Lee Keebler, of Gloucester City, Teacher and Director of Small World Nursery School

Darline Lee Keebler Gloucester City - Surrounded by her loving family at home, Darline passed peacefully on April 12, 2021, at the age of 89. She was a lifelong resident of Gloucester City and married for 71 amazing years as a loving and devoted wife to Frank E. Keebler. Loving mother of Karen Hartman (Robert),... Read more →


CNBNEWS CHEERS AND JEERS FOR MARCH 2021

CHEER--The Cold Springs administration and staff put together a well-organized and safe event for students. They met with families outside to thank us for our help and support throughout this school year and also gave each student a brand new book along with an Easter egg and visit from the Easter bunny. The kids all... Read more →


St. Augustine Prep Swimmer Shane Washart Headed to Harvard, and the Olympic Trials

(photo provided) Seconds after his record-setting performance, senior Shane Washart takes a moment to process what he had just accomplished. Since 2017 Shane's brother Zach held the school's 500m free record. Shane is the son of Diana (Elenbark) Washart and Frank Washart. Grandparents Carol and Bill Elenbark, former Gloucester City residents; and Sarah and Russ... Read more →


CARES Act Funds Available for Fishery-Related Businesses

Application Period Will Be Open from March 22 Through May 5 Saltwater fishery-related businesses that suffered severe revenue declines in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic can apply to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control for financial relief from March 22 through May 5, 2021. Delaware was awarded $992,013 in federal CARES... Read more →


Police Chief in Gloucester City Also Serving As City Administrator

Mayor Dan Spencer (left) and Acting City Administrator Brian Morrell Corrected/updated GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 11, 2021)--Gloucester City Mayor and Council are presently searching for a City Administrator. The contract for the previous administrator, Jack Lipsett, which expired on December 31, 2020, was not renewed. Lipsett was hired on December 29, 2008, at a salary... Read more →


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

Gloucester City, NJ (March 3, 2021)(CNBNews)--In-person learning on Wednesdays extended The school district will now advance to featuring one hybrid group reporting to the school for in-person learning on Wednesdays. Here is a list of all Wednesday dates by team: Gold Team March 10th and 24th April 21st May 5th and 19th June 2nd Blue... Read more →


Lions v Rams Thriller Ends in Overtime 65-62

photo credit Bruce Darrow, CNBNews photographer GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 27, 2021)(CNBNews)--This year's boys basketball game between Gloucester Catholic and Gloucester High was played at Gloucester Catholic's gym. The 10 AM game, the first morning start in the series, was played without fans because of the pandemic. Catholic won the contest in overtime by a... Read more →


Dona A. Parker, of Mullica Hill (nee Bobo), formerly of Gloucester City; GHS Alum

Dona A. Parker Dona A. Parker, “Bo”, (nee Bobo), 78, of Mullica Hill, NJ, formerly of Gloucester City, NJ passed away on February 21, 2021. Beloved wife of Henry G. Parker for 45 years, devoted mother of Walter McGuinness, Jr. (Jeanette), Glenn Parker and the late Colleen Sorbello (Samuel). Loving grandmother of Jeff Sorbello (Melissa),... Read more →


Eleanor "Mac" Loughery, of Gloucester City, age 99; Devoted St. Mary's Parishioner, GHS Alum

Gloucester City – On February 13, 2021. Age 99. (nee Mackey). Loving wife of 30 years to the late John M. Loughery. Loving mother of Thomas Loughery and his wife, Jane. Predeceased by her children, Michael Loughery, John M. Loughery, Jr. and Theresa Loughery. Beloved mother-in-law of Bernadette Loughery. Cherished grandmother of Vanessa Fernandez (Jorge),... Read more →


CNBNews Cheers & Jeers January & February 2021

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CHEER--The Gloucester High Lady Lions are off to a great start; they are unbeaten through their first seven games. Way to Go Lions. JEER—The recent snowstorms have made it very difficult for people walking, especially when the owner of the property doesn't clear the snow from the walkway. What... Read more →


Joshua Mathew Meehan, of Gloucester City, Two Street Stompers NYB Member

Joshua Mathew Meehan It is with great sadness that on February 6, 2021, Joshua Mathew Meehan, of Gloucester City, passed away at the age of 32 years. Joshua was the beloved son of Joe and Dawn Meehan, adoring husband of Emily Bender, and devoted father of Elias, Rumi, and Casey. He was the dearest brother... Read more →


Gloucester City Board of Education Accepts Resignation of School Superintendent Vespe

UPDATED Brooklawn School District 2021-22 Student Tuition for GHS Totals $1,201,919 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(Feb. 12, 2021)--The Gloucester City Board of Education, at the February 9 meeting, accepted the resignation of Superintendent Dennis Vespe effective June 21. Vespe was hired for the school years 2017 through 2021. His starting salary... Read more →


GHS Lady Lions Improve to 6 - 0

The Gloucester City High School Lady Lions Basketball team improved to 6 - 0 in the Colonial Conference with a 40 - 25 win over visiting Gateway. Led by Senior Allyson Velez's 14 points and 12 points from strong inside play of Emily Keith the Lions stayed at the top of the Division. The Lions... Read more →


Ruth B. Thomson, of Gloucester City; Penney's Merchandise Manager, GHS Alum

Gloucester City - As she wanted, Ruth passed peacefully at home with her family by her side, on February 5, 2021. Born in Brooklawn, NJ, Ruth lived in Gloucester City most of her life. She was 88. Survived by her devoted and loving daughters, Debbie Reed, Lori Ryan (Kevin), Ruth O’Donnell (Thomas); grandchildren, Stephanie Osterhouse... Read more →


James J. Pierman, of Gloucester City; Federal Elevator Inspector/Electrical Engineer at Naval Yard

On January 28, 2021, James J. Pierman of Gloucester City, passed away at age 67. Loving and devoted husband of 40 years to Kathleen L. Pierman (nee Loope). Loving father of John Pierman. Cherished son of the late Samuel Pierman and Mary Torpey Pierman. Also predeceased by his step-mother Maryann McQuiad Pierman. Beloved brother of... Read more →


Johnson's 13 Lead Lady Lions to 3rd Win

The GHS Lady Lions advanced to 3 - 0 with a 42- 17 win over visiting Paulsboro. The host Lady Lions jumped out to a 16 - 4 first quarter lead and never looked back. Hannah Bryszewski 2 pts, Meadow Avant 13 pts, Crystal Johnson 13 pts, Allyson Velez 8 pts, Ava Iepson 4 pts,... Read more →


GHS Lady Lions win first two

Lady Lions defeated Lindenwold 58 - 12 on Tuesday and Thursday beat Lindenwold 50 - 10 in the Lions Colonial Conference debut behind seniors Crystal Johnson, Allyson Velez and Emily Keith. The Lions debut wins, came under the cloud of Covid Restrictions. No parents (not even seniors) who were allowed to watch their children play.... Read more →


Gloucester City Police Lt. Stephen Burkhardt Retires After 25 Years

Corrected/Updated : Lt Jason Flood Lt. Steve Burkhardt (Ret) (Gloucester City, NJ)(January 28, 2021)--The Gloucester City Police Department today announced the retirement of Lt. Stephen Burkhardt. We would like to congratulate Lt. Stephen Burkhardt on his retirement today.Lt. Burkhardt retired with 25 years of service to the residents of Gloucester City.Throughout his career, he was... Read more →


6 Ways to Feel More Beautiful, Right Now

Feeling beautiful is important for your health and confidence. And I say ‘feel’ beautiful because what you’re feeling inside will dictate how you behave. For example, people who feel ugly will act shy and push others away due to their lack of confidence. This is why feeling beautiful is very important. If you are feeling... Read more →


Paul Thomas Devine, Top Technology Teacher in Delaware, Real Estate Agent, and Contractor

Paul Thomas Devine Paul Thomas Devine, age 72 years, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021 with his wife by his side. Mr. Devine was born on February 26, 1948, in Gloucester City, NJ, and was the second son of Richard and Grace Devine. Mr. Devine was a graduate of Gloucester High... Read more →


Teresa A. Severance of Deptford/Gloucester City, Past Sheriff and Holt Employee, GHS Alum Class of 74

On January 14, 2021. (nee Cooney) Age 65. Of Deptford and formerly of Gloucester City. Loving husband of the late Edward R. Severance. Predeceased by her parents: Raymond Cooney, Sr. and Teresa Mary Cooney (nee Coons). Cherished mother of Tracy (Anthony) Hartman (nee Boody) and the late Raymond E. Cowgill, III (surviving Paula Abate). Beloved... Read more →


Former Gloucester City Resident Paul Devine Succumbs to COVID-19

Paul Devine Former Gloucester City resident Paul Devine, died Monday afternoon, January 19, 2021. Gary Devine, his brother, said Paul was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Recently he caught COVID-19 which was just too much for his brother to fight. "Throughout his life, Paul was always in the best shape; he never had a weight problem,"... Read more →


Christina Marie Harrity of Clementon, Formerly of Gloucester City; GHS Alum

Christina Marie Harrity (nee Farley) Clementon and Formerly of Gloucester City – On November 21, 2020. Age 58. Cherished wife of 20 years to Darrell C. Harrity. Loving daughter of the late Bernard J. Farley and Louise A. Farley (nee Wetmore). Beloved mother of Rachael (Kevin) Harrity, Samantha (Dennis) Muldoon, Yvonne Farley and Darrell (Lacey)... Read more →


American Legion Baseball Regionals: The Home Field Advantage

By Richard Walker Dec 28, 2020 NOTE: This is the last in a four-part series on the history of American Legion Baseball’s regional playoff structure. Part 1 took a look at how the regional format has changed over the years. Part 2 showcased some of the top individual performances in regional history. Part 3's spotlight... Read more →


Bill Kimmey, of Mt. Ephraim, Girls Softball Coach, Member of MEPRI, GHS Alumnus Class of '59

William I. Kimmey MOUNT EPHRAIM NJ--Design creates culture, culture shapes values. Values determine the future. William I. Kimmey was gentle and generous. He was built from intellect and for speed. He loved jogging and was an armchair Jeopardy Champion. Bill’s greatest talents and effort went into woodworking and furniture building. Every great design begins with... Read more →


John Courter, of Gloucester City, GHS Alumnus Class of 1962

UPDATED: GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 15, 2020)--It is always difficult saying goodbye to someone we love and cherish. Family and friends must say John Courter (GHS photo 1962) goodbye to their beloved John Courter Sr. (Gloucester City, New Jersey), who passed away at the age of 76, on December 9, 2020. John, also known as... Read more →


Walt Burrows, Long-Time South Jersey Sports Writer

by CNBNews Staff MARLTON, NJ (November 29, 2020)--Walt Burrows, a sportswriter for decades at the Courier Post, Cherry Hill, died November 24, 2020 at the age of 93. Mr. Burrows started his career in journalism writing for the Gloucester High School newspaper, The Lions Roar. At the same time he covered sports for his hometown... Read more →


Lions win delayed Turkey Day Game against Rams 48 - 0

(GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ Nov. 28, 2020)--The local Lions had two weeks of no practice / no contact because of Covid-19 and returned for preparation against the hometown rival Rams on Friday. The Lions showed no rust while crushing the Rams behind 4 touchdowns (3 rushing / 1 receiving) by Stephen Burkhardt. Burkhardt on the day... Read more →


Ralph A. Davis Jr., of Gloucester City; Seviroli Foods Employee, GHS Alum

On November 18, 2020. Age 54. Lifelong resident of Gloucester City. Cherished son of the late Ralph A. Davis, Sr. and Ruth C. Davis (née Aharon). Predeceased by his fiancée and love of his life, Cecilia Harrop. Survived by his beloved siblings, Ruth Ann Cutuli (Carmen), Claire Ann Davis (Walt), Carl Davis (Patty) and James... Read more →


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

Mark J. Dempsey, Sr., on November 20, 2020, of Erial, formerly of Gloucester City. Age 65. Beloved husband of Kathleen (nee Hunt) of 41 years. Devoted father of Mark J. Dempsey, Jr (Jamie) and Jamie V Pratt (Chuck). Dear grandfather of Brooke, Makayla, Chase, Cole, Vallen, and Tyler. Cherished brother of Alan (Vickie), Michael (the... Read more →


More COVID-19 Cases Identified in Gloucester City School District, 200 Employees Exposed

UPDATE/November 14,2020 Supt. Vespe Editor's Note: Superintendent Vespe sent a second notice, dated November 13, to parents regarding the athletic programs. Vespe said, "With sincere sadness for our entire Lion Community, coaches, parents, and players we now have been informed that an individual who came in contact with one of our district athletic teams has... Read more →


Gloucester City & Gloucester School Board Announce Completion of Courtyard Restoration

Courtyard Restoration project at the High School (photo provided) (CNBNews)GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 6, 2020)--Today, the City of Gloucester City and the Gloucester City Board of Education announced the completion of an Innovative Courtyard Restoration Project at the High School. The interior courtyard at Gloucester City High School has been reconstructed and transformed as an... Read more →


ROWAN’S VINCENT DELLE’S JOURNEY TO BECOMING A UNITED STATES CITIZEN

FROM GHANA TO GLASSBORO: GLASSBORO, NJ – This year, Rowan track & field athlete Vincent Delle voted in his first Presidential Election now that he is a U.S. citizen. Delle arrived in the United States eight years ago from Ghana to begin his journey to citizenship and the American dream. A senior, Delle had moved... Read more →


Glenwood Hoover, Gloucester City, Trumpet Player Performed with B. Rydell

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--On Friday, October 30, 2020, Glenwood Hoover passed away at the age of 96. Glen was Glenwood Hoover born on August 26, 1924 in a 2nd floor bedroom in a small row home in Gloucester City, NJ – a true Gloucester Boy. He worked as a public utility inspector for the State of... Read more →