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Barry R. Hammel, of Monroeville, formerly of Gloucester City; GHS Alumnus Class of '77

On May 13, 2024. Age 65. Of Monroeville. Formerly of Gloucester City. Beloved son of the late Fred and Dorothy Hammel (nee Burke). Loving brother of Gene Hammel and his wife, Eleanor and the late Steve Hammel. Beloved uncle of Monica Hammel, Keith Hammel and Dean Hammel (Erica) and great uncle of Freddy, Cody, Dakota, Dean, Lexi, Jordan and Damon. Barry was a graduate of Gloucester High School class of 1977. He enjoyed volunteering as a companion, calling and speaking to other seniors, making sure that they were OK and taking their medication’s every day. This gave Barry great satisfaction... Read more →

Linda S. Ryan, of Gloucester City; Member of Gold Star Mothers, GHS Alumnus Class of '74

Surrounded by her family, Linda passed away and was reunited with her son Marc on April 30, 2024, at the age of 68. Of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted wife of 48 years to Thomas E. Ryan. Loving mother of Christopher Ryan (Barbara), the late Corporal Marc T. Ryan and Lauren Harkins (Dan). Cherished grandmother of Laney, Justin, late Logan, Caitlin and Meghan. Daughter of the late William and Barbara Sharp and sister of the late Bryan Sharp. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Linda was a graduate of Gloucester High School class of 1974. She was a... Read more →

Bill Bittman, of Beaufort, NC; Outdoorsman, Boat Captain, AirForce Veteran, GHS Alum

Captain William "Bill" Thompson Bittmann Sr., 81, of Beaufort, North Carolina, passed away at his home on Monday, April 29, 2024. Bill was born on December 29, 1942, in Camden City, New Jersey and raised in nearby Gloucester City, New Jersey, where he developed an interest in the outdoors at an early age. Before graduating Gloucester High School, he was known to go fur trapping early in the morning to help fund his love of hot-rod cars, which earned the nickname "Fireball." Following high school, Bill enlisted in the U.S. Air Force as a radio equipment repairman and was deployed... Read more →

Barbara Jean Gianvito, 80 of Mullica Hill, former resident of Brooklawn, GHS Alum

Barbara Jean Gianvito, 80 of Mullica Hill, New Jersey, died peacefully on Monday, March 13, 2023. Legacy She was a loving and caring mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She loved to be around her family, making Sunday dinners and baking pizzelles with her mother and sister, Carol. Barbara loved making and selling crafts at craft shows all over the Tri-State area. She was the best wreath and bow maker around! A huge Phillies Fan, we loved to call her Mrs. Chase Utley. Barbara loved to watch her grandchildren play sports, especially soccer. She secretly traveled and checked out... Read more →

Budget-Friendly Eats: Top Affordable Restaurants for Students in St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri, offers a vibrant culinary scene with options to suit every taste and budget. For students on a tight budget, finding affordable dining options that don't compromise flavor or quality can be challenging. Fortunately, St. Louis is home to a variety of restaurants that cater to budget-conscious diners without sacrificing taste or experience. From cozy cafes to ethnic eateries and casual diners, here are some top picks for budget-friendly eats in St. Louis. 1. Mission Taco Joint: Located in the Delmar Loop area, Mission Taco Joint is a favorite among locals and students alike for its delicious tacos... Read more →

Happy 85 Birthday to Rick Gonzales! GHS Alum, Navy Vet., Activist, Businessman

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 26, 2024)(CNBNews)--This past Saturday afternoon, a beautiful day, family and friends gathered at the Pine Grove Fire Hall on Jersey Avenue to celebrate a very special occasion - the 85th birthday of Rick Gonzales. Rick, a proud graduate of Gloucester High School, Class of 1960, had a distinguished career serving his country in the United States Navy. After completing his tour of duty, Rick worked tirelessly at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, where he gained valuable skills and experience. Despite his busy schedule, Rick always found time to give back to his community. He was a well-known... 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 →

GHS Dance Team at 76ers Game

Gloucester City High School's Dance and Cheer Team recently performed in front of fans of the Phila. 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center. The team's winter sports Coach Kaylee Lovern of Gloucester City, has taken the young ladies to the next level. Coach Lovern demands and receives high expectations from a team of 25 with only 3 seniors. Introducing the 2024 GHS Lions Dance Team Team Captains - Natalie Parent, Eva Cecilio, Dakota Callahan Captains - Natalie Parent, Dakota Callahan and Eva Cecilio are one of the main reason these young ladies are celebrated as one of the area’s best.... Read more →

Michael James Sr., of Gloucester City; US Air Force Veteran, GHS Alumni

On January 30, 2024. Age 65. Of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted husband of 12 years to Jo-Ann M. James. (nee Neilio). Loving father of Michael J. James, Jr. Beloved brother of Therese (Mike) Smollock, late William James (surviving Virginia), Kathy James, Patrick James, late Steven James, Maria (Tom) Kerchersky, David James, Christopher James and Marybeth (Scott) Jeffries. Loving brother-in-law of Linda (Tom) Newlin, Herbert (Colleen) Neilio, Jr., Michael (Maria) Neilio, Toni (Joe) Bobiak. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews and his dogs, Larry, Pumkin and Jessie James. Michael was born in Camden, NJ on February 14, 1958... 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 →

Kaleb is the Wright Choice for Fightn' Camels

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 29, 2024)(CNBNews)--Kaleb Wright stands 6'4” and is an outstanding multi-sport athlete at Gloucester City High School in NJ. As a GHS Lion athletic star the expectations are far greater than many would believe, these athletes truly understand the meaning of "you play for the name on the front of the jersey and not the back". Representing a city like Gloucester requires great dedication, while most students enter the school during the first bell in the morning and exit on the last bell of the day, is not the life of this student athlete. A GHS athlete... Read more →

Dorothy M. Eastwick, Member of GCWPL, VFW Phillies, HP Church of God, GHS Alum

Surrounded by her loving family, Dot passed away peacefully on January 16, 2024, at age 80. (nee Jones) Of Gloucester City. Loving wife and best friend of 37 years to the late A. Lane Eastwick. Loving mother of Tracy McDonnell (Barb) and the late Joseph M. Hamaker. Cherished grandmother of Jamie (Chuck), Joey (Erynn) and Ronnie and great-grandmother of Chucky IV, Jaden and Jaxson. Beloved sister of Barbara Smith (late George), Earl Jones (Alicia), the late Sandy Saler (late Warren) and the late David Jones. Dot was born in Camden, NJ on February 11, 1943 to the late Earl F.... 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 →

GHS Unsung Hero Natalie Parent

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 17, 2024)(CNBNews)--Gloucester City has earned the nickname of Titletown due to the remarkable student-athletes, both past and present, who have brought pride to the community. Let's come together to show our appreciation and support for all those who bring glory to our town. We are open to suggestions for any other unsung heroes in the community. If you have any suggestions, send an email to [email protected]. Today is Senior NATALIE PARENT Parent is a Gloucester City Resident A Four-year starter for the GHS Field Hockey Team 2023 All-Colonial Conference 1st Team All-Star 2022 and 2023 Field... Read more →

VIDEO: Reenactment of the Elizabeth Griscom and John Ross Wedding in Gloucester City NJ

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews)--On November 4, 2023, a reenactment of the wedding between Elizabeth Griscom and John Ross was held at Proprietors Park in Gloucester City as part of the city's 400th-anniversary celebration of the Dutch settlement of Fort Nassau, later to be known as Gloucester City. The ceremony took place in the exact spot where the couple was married 250 years ago, in 1773, and was performed by Natalee Azzari and Jakob Spotts, both students of Gloucester City High School. Mayor Dayl Baile played the role of Justice of the Peace James Bowman, who officiated the wedding. Elizabeth Griscom,... Read more →

Andrew H. Kelly, 74, Comptroller, Tax Accountant, Alumnus of Rutgers U, Pierce College, GHS

Andrew H. Kelly, age 74 died on December 11, 2023. Andy was born at Cooper Hospital on February 28,1949, and was the son of the late Andrew and Naomi (Garrison) Kelly. He is survived by his beloved wife Judy (Antonini) Kelly; his loving children, Angela Orsino (Frank), Maria Penney (Ron), Andrew Kelly (Giselle); cherished grandchildren, Janelle (Soraya), Zachary (Ellen), Rebecca, Brianna, Vincent, Corinne; great grandchildren, Vivian, Violette and Valerie. Andy was raised in Gloucester City and graduated from Gloucester High School Class of 1967. He continued his education at Pierce College and received a Business Degree from Rutgers University. His... Read more →

Student's Test Scores in Gloucester City School District Sink to All Time Low

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews NJSpotlight News announced on December 12, 2023, the results of the 2023 school year standardized testing. This year's results were also compared to last year (2022) and 2019, the last year before COVID. Gloucester City's results were embarrassing. High School - no results reported for 11th grade ELA (English Language Arts) or Math. Of the 160 students who took the Science test, only 10.7% scored passing or proficient in 2023. In 2022, 16.0% scored passing or proficient; in 2019, it was 4.5%. The good news is that about 2.5 times as many of our students scored... Read more →

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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 →

The Golden Bear Football Team Headed to National Semifinal in Colorado

Golden Bear Football Wins NCAA Regional Title, Advances to School's First-Ever National Semifinal in Colorado 18 South Jersey Players on Team KUTZTOWN, PA (12/04/2023)-- The Kutztown University football team won its first-ever NCAA Division II Super Region One championship Saturday, Dec. 2, with a 28-16 victory at Slippery Rock. The victory sends the Golden Bears (12-2) into the national semifinals 3:30 p.m. EST, Saturday, Dec. 9, against No. 1 Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colo. The semifinal games will be carried on ESPN+. Kutztown also set a new school record for wins in a season and extended its school... 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 →

Gloucester City Memories: GHS 1962 Football

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 13, 2023)(CNBNews)--Gloucester High School football team reproduced from the Lions 1962 yearbook, published by CNBNews 2008. Not sure of all the names, we did the best we could. Feel free to make corrections or add the missing names marked unknown. BACK ROW-Bill Rettig, Dalbert, Sonny Raube, Weston, John Senatore, Richards, Jerry Ludwick, Gary Gross, Toby Frymire, Mester, Leon. MIDDLE ROW-(MR) Muccilli, Coach Manlove, Bob Bevan, Joe Moen, Bob Fritz, Bill Light, Bill Johnson, Wayne Dalfonso, Hillman, Rick Legge, Wayne Ives, Harry Aharon, Wayne Smith, Fritz, Coach Kunz, Martin, FRONT ROW--Coach Banas, Coach Shimkus, Ron Middleton, Bob... Read more →

Frank J. Weichmann, of Brooklawn, GHS Alum, Memorial AA Member, College Football Coach

Everyone needs someone to lean on. We need someone too. Just to help get us through. Life is ours and we live it our own way. But, there will come a day when youth will pass away. What will they say about me? Nothing is forever in this world, not even our problems. Believe me, every heart has its secret sorrows which the world knows not. Oftentimes, we call them cold when they are only sad. Because Frank could not stop for death, he suddenly stopped for him in the early morning on All Souls Day in Philadelphia. The carriage... Read more →

Wright's Block Pass Helps Lions With Round 1 Win

In one of the more exciting football games in recent years at GHS, the Lions defeated visiting Middle Twp in the first round of the NJSIAA South Jersey Group II Playoffs 35 - 34. Both teams traded TD's throughout the game, but with the Lions leading 35 - 34 after a Panther TD with under 3 minutes remaining, the Panthers coach Frank Riggitano decided to go for the win with a successful 2 point conversation, instead of settling for a tie with the hopes of overtime. Pictured Below #50 Kaleb Wright As the winning PAT attempt was unfolding, Panthers Qb... 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 - 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 →

Lions improve to 7-1; Host Playoff Game this Friday

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ ((October 21, 2023)(CNBNews)--Gloucester High School Lions won their 7th straight game on Friday night, October 20. Their only loss was to Schalick on the opening day of the season. Pictured Lions Jake Zearfoss Friday evening was the GHS Homecoming Game where the Lions hosted Collingswood High School. The Lions beat Collingswood 35 - 0 behind Lions RB Jake Zearfoss who rushed for 85 yards and a 5 yard TD run. The Lions RB Mason Widman provided another rushing TD to his resume of 20 touchdowns in 2023 Pictured Td Run Mason Widman Interception touchdown returns by Trevin... Read more →


Traveling fascinates all of us, but there is one thing that can dull your excitement: “Jet Lag.” Jet Lag is a change in your body’s normal circadian rhythm due to long flights. During Jet Lag, the human body’s normal rhythm falls out of sync due to quickly traveling across the time zone. This can not only disturb your sleep cycle and make your trip boring. However, by following some simple techniques, you can easily get over it. So, here are some of the effective ways to get over Jet Lag. Keep reading! Adjust Your Circadian Rhythm Before leaving for your... Read more →

Joe Willis, Cherished Family Man, Devoted Craftsman, of Mullica Hill/Gloucester City

Joseph R. Willis of Mullica Hill, NJ, peacefully departed on Saturday, October 7, 2023, at the age of 72. A devoted family man, he leaves behind his beloved wife, Louise (nee Farlow), and their children, Jill Cummings (Keith), Gina Magnotta (Denis), Samantha Willis (Joe Bement), and son, Joseph R. Willis ll. He was a doting grandfather to Joseph R. Willis of Mullica Hill and Gloucester City Annabella and Harrison. Born to the late John and Ann Willis in Camden, NJ, and son-in-law to Peter Mecchella and the late Alma Mecchella, Joe was deeply rooted in familial bonds. His journey brought... 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 ( 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 →

William J. Raube, 88, of Thorofare, formerly of Gloucester City; Member of Boilermaker Local # 28

Thorofare – On October 5, 2023. Age 88. Born in Eddystone, PA, he was the son of the late William J. Raube, Sr. and Josephine (Matus) Raube. Loving husband of the late Carol (Chew) Raube. Cherished brother of Ronald Raube (Marlena, deceased) Stanley Raube – deceased (Jane); sisters, Esther Fiori (David, deceased), Elaine Hires, (Wayne, both predeceased), Mary Anne Hepner (Robert, deceased). Uncle Billy is also survived by many nieces, nephews and great-nieces, nephews and his dog, Little Billy. Billy worked for many years as a boilermaker with the Boilermaker Local # 28 in Eastampton, NJ. Relatives and friends are... 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 →

Former Gloucester City Resident Involved in Motorcycle Accident; Prayers Are Needed

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Dave Devine, a former Gloucester City resident and a Gloucester High alumnus, Class of '76, was involved in a serious motorcycle accident in Georgia last Saturday night, September 23. According to his brother Gary, Dave was driving his Harley Davidson when he hit something in the road. As a result, he went over the motorcycle handlebars and traveled 50 feet before hitting a tree. He suffered five broken ribs, a crushed pelvis, many broken teeth, a damaged hip, and a large laceration on the back of his back leg. From his hospital bed Dave... Read more →

CPL Mark Ryan Memorial 5K RUN/WALK Saturday, Oct. 28

5k Run $25 9:00AM EDT-11:00AM EDT Registration ends October 28, 2023 at 7:00am EDT Sign Up Walk $25 9:00AM EDT-11:00AM EDT Registration ends October 28, 2023 at 7:00am EDT Sign Up Virtual 5k $30 Registration ends October 28, 2023, at 7:00 am EDT Sign Up Place No. Burlington & Hudson Sts. Gloucester City, NJ US 08030 Description In memory of Cpl. Marc T. Ryan, USMC (KIA November 15, 2004) * Ramadi, Al Anbar Province * Operation Iraqi Freedom. Remembering Our Fallen Brother's Sacrifice ***SHOULD any unforeseen State regulations keep us from conducting this event live it will be converted... Read more →

Bill Allison, Owner of Charlie's Ice, Gcity Park Security Guard, Teamster, Air Force Vet

Bill passed peacefully at home surrounded by his family on September 15th, 2023, at the age of 80. Born in Camden, NJ, he was the son of the late Donald H. and Verna (Snyder) Allison. A life-time resident of Gloucester City, he was the loving and devoted husband of 56 years to Jo-Ann (DiGiacomo) Allison. Proud father of William T. Allison Jr. (Sharon), Patrice C. Chambers (Mark). Devoted grandfather of Nicholas (Jennifer), Dr. Jennifer (John), Jessica (Kyle), Nicole and Kaitlyn (Sean); brother, Donald Allison, Jr; lifelong best friend, Ron Middleton and grand dog, Chloe. Bill was also predeceased by his... Read more →


Pictured Gloucester High School Color Guard (L-R ) Luis Calderon (Rifle), Michael Kazmar (American Flag), Joshua Herbert (Naval Flag) and Robert McDowell (Rifle) Audubon Cheerleaders GHS Unsung Heroes #50 Kaleb Wright, #66 Jeremy Smith, #54 Jermy Schoenfeldt, #55 Caidan Elmore, #12 Trevin Burkhardt GHS Unsung Heroes--#50 Kaleb Wright, #66 Jeremy Smith, #54 Jermy Schoenfeldt, #55 Caidan Elmore, #12 Trevin Burkhardt Pictured #12 Trevin Burkhardt Read more →

Lions Win Third Straight Defeat Audubon 43 - 6

The Gloucester City Lions improved to 3- 1 overall when they defeated visiting Audubon 43 - 6 in Conference play. Audubon entered the game at 2 - 0 behind QB Breyson McCracken and Wide Out Luke Hoke who combined for 4 Td's in the Green Waves 2 win start. Both McCracken and Hoke were not allowed to make an impact against a Lions stubborn defense. The underrated Lions defense led by Seniors Jake Zearfoss, Kaleb Wright, Caiden Elmore, Justice Dolson and Shurke Copeland have account for 71 tackles while Juniors Trevin Burkhardt and Kadon Harris have provided their input with... Read more →

A Comprehensive Review of Canada's Top 6 Online Marijuana Dispensaries in 2023

In recent years, Canada has seen a surge in the popularity of online marijuana dispensaries. With the legalization of recreational cannabis in 2018, the market has been flooded with various online dispensaries offering a wide range of products to cater to the needs of cannabis enthusiasts. In this comprehensive review, we will take a closer look at Canada's top 6 online marijuana dispensaries in 2023. For a deep dive into reviews of dispensaries in Canada, head on to Dispensary Canada Online. CNBNews graphic file 1. Cannabis Canada Product Variety: Cannabis Canada boasts an extensive selection of cannabis products, including flower,... Read more →

Lions Football Improves 2-1 Siebert tosses 4 TD

Pictured Justin Frazer Gloucester hammered host Overbrook in WJFL Colonial conference play 41 - 7 to improve to 2 - 1 overall, while Overbrook dropped to 1 - 1. The Lions receivers combined to catch 4 touchdown passes from Lions QB Jake Siebert, led by wideout Justin Frazer’s 2 touchdowns. QB Siebert tossed 2 other TD passes to Jaden Garris and Joey MacDonald for over 100 yards. Siebert completed 4 of 6 passes for the Lions and Jake Zearfoss rushed 1 yard for the lone TD scored on the ground. Mason Widman featured the ground attack with 230 yards rushing.... Read more →

Kutztown U Announces 2023 Football Roster

Kutztown University Announces 2023 Football Roster KUTZTOWN, PA (09/05/2023)-- Kutztown University has announced 108 student-athletes will represent its football team for the 2023 season. Steve Burkhardt Running Back Gloucester City NJ Read the full season preview here. Kutztown football entered last season fresh off winning the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference championship. But the start to the year was not how KU had hoped to keep the momentum going from the previous campaign, as it was shutout at Assumption University. Enter 2023 and the Golden Bears head back to Worcester, Mass., looking to not only score some points, but to begin... Read more →

GHS Lions Beat Buena - GCHS Rams Suffer Home Loss to Palmyra

Pictured above Joseph MacDonald The Lions Mason Widman rushed for 3 td's on runs of 60, 45 and 2 yards giving the Lions a 1st quarter 20 - 0 lead over visiting Buena in a non-conference action. Buena fell behind 34 - 0 before crossing the goal line. Gloucester's Jake Zearfoss rushed 150 yards and Qb Jake Seibert reached over 100 yards passing. Pictured Gloucester Mason Widman The Lions rest at 1 -1 on the season and travel to Overbrook for the first In Conference play next Saturday 11:00. The Overbrook Rams are coming off a 36 -34 win over... Read more →

RAMS Football Opens Season at Home, Saturday against Palmyra; See Game Schedule

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 1, 2023)(CNBNews)The Rams will kick off their season against Palmyra at home this Saturday at 11 AM at the John Lynch Field, Market Street and US Route 130. If you're interested in sponsoring the second half of the football season, please get in touch with Brian Startare at 609-828-0491 or Casey Murphy at 856-264-2910 for advertising rates. space donated by CNBNews Read more →

New State Standard for Drinking Water Causes Problems for Westville Residents and Officials

WESTVILLE, NJ (August 30, 2023)(CNBNews)--Last week, a notice was sent to residents of Westville about the borough's water department being cited by the state of New Jersey for violating a new drinking water standard. Most residents received the alert on Friday. cnbnews file The warning stated that the borough's water system exceeded the MCL for Pefluorononanoic Acid PFNA in the second quarter of 2023, resulting in a violation of a new state standard for drinking water. The alert cautioned that individuals who consume water with PFNA levels above the MCL for an extended period may experience liver, kidney, or immune... Read more →

Mount St. Mary's U Students from New Jersey Named to Deans List

EMMITSBURG, MD (08/21/2023)-- Mount St. Mary's University is pleased to announce that 596 students earned Dean's List honors in the Spring 2023 semester. An additional 147 students were named to the President's List for earning a grade point average of 4.0. Madison Bee of Haddonfield, NJ Madison Bradley of Haddonfield, NJ Hannah Cooksey of Pennsville, NJ Lorenzo DiVentura of Tabernacle, NJ Matthew Dwyer of Lumberton, NJ Cen'sare Hill of Lawnside, NJ Stephanie Huseby of Medford, NJ Jordana Lain of Medford, NJ Braeden McHugh of Pennsauken, NJ Taylor Moore of Brooklawn, NJ Anthony Polo of Deptford, NJ Kaitlin Price of Swedesboro,... Read more →

GHS Boys Basketball Team Holds 10th Annual Free Basketball Camp

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 26, 2023)— Last week, the Gloucester High School Boys Basketball team hosted its 10th annual free basketball camp for our boy athletes in the district. Liam James, (photo) head Lions Basketball Coach said, "Along with the instruction and competition, we invited a group of speakers throughout the week with a wealth of knowledge and experiences at the high school, collegiate, and professional levels. Looking forward to seeing all of our Lions, young and old, this upcoming season!" James said, "We would like to thank our sponsors who helped us make this event free for the kids:... Read more →

Jack R. Bartley, age 54, of Audubon, formerly of Gloucester City; GHS Alumnus

Jack R. Bartley, (54), of Audubon, New Jersey, passed away unexpectedly on July 26, 2023. Jack was born to Jacqueline McCormick-Baker and Charles Bartley on February 17, 1969, in Camden, New Jersey. He was a talented athlete who enjoyed playing baseball and basketball and was a star athlete at Gloucester City High School. Jack was the kind of guy that would spend his free time going for walks, volunteering for the Park avenue community church food pantry, and help anyone in need. Jack is survived by his daughters Keelie Bartley, Molly Bartley, and Emma Dick. He is also survived by... Read more →

GHS 2023 Football Schedule

Photo Audubon 2022 The 2023 Lions Football Season Kicks Off tonight in Schalick. The Lions are the defending WJFL Champions and Central Jersey Group 2 Runnerup. The Lions return many key players and should be a strong favorite to repeat as Champions Photo Gloucester Catholic 2022 x Read more →