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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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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.... 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... 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.... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more →


Audrey Strothman, of West Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City; GHS Alumnus

Now I lay down to slumber, all I need is one more number. When the next game I go, I pray to the Lord I yell....BINGO! Audrey R. Strothman was called to her Moonlight Bingo game on October 22, 2020 at Inspira Medical Center in Woodbury, NJ at the age of... Read more →


Susan Kay Boyle, of Pennsville, formerly of Brooklawn, Administrative Assistant, GHS Alum

On October 30, 2020. Age 65. Of Pennsville. Formerly of Brooklawn. Predeceased by her parents, Emmanuel John Kozanas and Catherine Martha Tice Kozanas. Beloved mother of Melissa Boyle. Loving companion of Paul Wood for over 20 years. Dear sister of the late Barbara Doran. Also survived by her nephew Kevin Doran... Read more →


Lillian V. Stone (nee Parker), "Zoni" of Brooklawn

Lillian V. Stone (nee Parker), "Zoni", on October 23, 2020, of Brooklawn. Age 71. Beloved wife of William M. Stone, Sr. for 42 years. Devoted mother of Tom Stone (Rochelle), Joy Stone (Hal), William M. Stone III, and the late Holli, Tommy, Jr., and Little Bill Jr. Loving grandmother of Tommy,... Read more →


Helen Brown, of Brooklawn, age 89; Enjoyed Trips to Wildwood, to Lobster House, GHS Alumnus

Brooklawn - On October 20, 2020. Age 89. (nee Barr). Born in Vineland, NJ she was the daughter of the late Robert C. And Sarah (Weller) Barr. Loving mother of Harry C. Brown (Carolyn), Robert J. Brown (Michele), Karen A. Clayton Gloucestercitynews.net files (Joseph) and Philip C. Brown (Gabriella). Cherished grandmother... Read more →


Lions take Homecoming 42 - 0

(CNBNews)-GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--The Pitman Panthers entered J.A. Lynch Stadium in front of a pandemic Homecoming crowd of around 500 fans. The local Lions weren't very hospitable to the visiting Pitman Panthers scoring 35 first-half points and invoking the running clock rule to start the second half. Early scoring by the Lions... Read more →


GHS Lady Lions Senior Day

The GHS Senior Lady Lions Soccer Team celebrated their final year on the GHS Fields. These young ladies will be leaving, but have helped build a foundation for the future of the program. A special thank you to all the parents who have made many sacrifices to help promote their daughters.... Read more →


Randell Paul, of Gloucester City, Medal of Valor Recipient, Past Volunteer Fireman

Randell Paul, of Gloucester, NJ, passed away on October 9, 2020 He was aged 52 years Legacy Known by his closest family and friends as "Bennie"; he was a graduate of Gloucester City High School Class of 1986. Bennie was a volunteer member of Gloucester Heights Fire Department and rose to... Read more →


Crystal Johnson nets 4 Goals in Lions win

The Gloucester City Lions Girls Soccer team posted a 8 - 0 win over visiting Lindenwold in Colonial Conference Play. The Lions were lead by Senior Crystal Johnson's 4 goals and 2 assist. Lions Goalie Emily Pierman provided the shutout win. Pictured below Team celebrating Goal Pictured below - #2 Crystal... Read more →


Lions Opening Day Winner 50 - 14

The much anticipated 2020 GHS Lions Football got off to an impressive start in Lindenwold winning 50 - 14. The opening kickoff saw the Lions kick returner Chris Dolson ramble down to Lindenwold 35 yard line before Steven Burkhardt started to scoring. Quickly the Lions defense confused the Lindenwold Lions offense... Read more →


CNBNews Aug./Sept. 2020 CHEERS AND JEERS

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CHEER-Gloucester City resident Dan Reader was upset about his grandchildren coming home from the Gloucester City Playground at Lane Avenue with stickers on them. So instead of just complaining he stepped upped and cut the six-inch-high grass himself. Thank you Dan for caring and watching... Read more →


Historical American Newspapers Publish Significant News Of Our Society In A New Way

By Dorothy York, President and CEO of North American Precis Syndicate (NAPS) To know the history of American newspapers is to know the history of the United States. Some of the longest running newspapers, that helped shape this great nation, date back to prior to the American Revolution, founded during colonial... Read more →


Austin George Dobleman, of Gloucester City, Kings College Graduate, GHS Alum Class of 2013

Austin George Dobleman GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--Suddenly, on September 8, 2020, from injuries sustained from a motor vehicle accident. Age 25. Of Gloucester City. Beloved and cherished son of George J. and Lisa Ann Dobleman (nee Virden). Beloved brother of Owen Dobleman (fiancé Emily Anderson) and Dalton Dobleman. Cherished grandson of Thomas... Read more →


Former Gloucester City Resident Victim of Fatal Crash in Pennsylvania

LARKSVILLE PA (September 10, 2020)-- A former resident of Gloucester City, NJ died in a fatal auto crash Monday night, according to The Times Leader. Austin Dobleman, age 25, was the driver of a vehicle that hit a utility pole and a stone wall on Route 11 after crossing the Carey... Read more →


Solving the Opioid Crisis with Addiction Treatment

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 31, 2020)--Today, government agencies, communities, and various healthcare systems have joined hands to resolve the opioid crisis and overdoses. There is more to do than merely treating those people who are addicted to opioids. It is also essential to ensure that individuals who don't have an opioid disorder don't get... Read more →


FINAL CALL: Bid on 69 Amazing Items in GC's 16th Annual Basket Auction!

FINAL CALL: Gloucester Catholic's 16th Annual Basket Auction is open for bidding through Friday, August 28! See details below and join us in supporting GC by bidding on some great items! The Basket Auction currently has 69 amazing items up for bid. Click on the link below to enter the Basket... Read more →


Earl T. Fowler Sr., Gloucester City Fireman, Deputy Chief

Gloucester City – In the loving care of his family, Earl passed peacefully on August 19, 2020 at the age of 74. Loving and devoted husband of 24 years to Louise A. Fowler (nee Hickson). Loving father of Michelle and Thomas Quinn, Stephanie and John Bryszewski, Kimberly and Michael Morrell and... Read more →


Patricia "Tricksy" Thomas, of Bellmawr; formerly of Gloucester City, GHS Alumnus Class of '77

Patricia "Tricksy" Thomas (nee Beel), age 61, of Bellmawr NJ, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her husband and children on August 14, 2020. Patricia was born on July 31, 1959 in Camden, NJ. She was raised in Gloucester City, NJ by her parents, Patricia and Joseph Fanelli, with her... Read more →


Albert Pye, Jr., Owned Pye Electric, Gun Safety Instructor, Hunter, GHS Alumnus

Albert Pye, Jr., of Bellmawr, New Jersey, passed away on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. He was 84. Legacy Albert graduated from Gloucester City High School, class of 1955. He enlisted after high school in the United States Army Reserve. Electrician by trade, Albert was the proud owner and operator of Pye... Read more →


Joe Murphy, Star Gloucester Catholic HS/College Athlete, Legendary SJ Football Coach, Proud Boilermaker

UPDATED Gloucestercitynews.net files William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 5, 2020)--Former Gloucester City resident and Gloucester Catholic Athletic Director Joseph R. Murphy passed away on August 2, 2020, at the age of 83. Murphy was an outstanding athlete at Gloucester Catholic starring in football, basketball, and baseball.... Read more →


Christopher J. Boldizar, age 54, of Brooklawn; U.S. Army Veteran, GHS Alumnus

Christopher J. Boldizar, age 54, of Brooklawn, NJ, passed away peacefully on March 20, 2020, at home after a brave battle with Pancreatic Cancer, with his loving family by his side. Chris was the loving husband of Linda Griffith-Boldizar. Loving father of Brittany, Christopher (Hannah), Sydney and Paige. Cherished grandfather of... Read more →


Walt "Big Slam" McDonald, of Gloucester City; Owned Temple of Slam Wrestling School, Main Event Pizza

Walter Ellis McDonald Jr. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 29, 2020)-- Walter Ellis McDonald Jr, Age 54, Of Gloucester City, aka “Big Slam” passed peacefully in his sleep, on July 28, 2020 in the loving care of his family after a long and valiant battle with multiple health issues. Walt is survived... Read more →


Course Hero Writing Contest

Here at Course Hero, we remember what it is like to be a student strapped for cash, and we understand $1,000 goes a long way. It can pay for that laptop you always wanted, or you can buy one and a half textbooks, or just blow it all on an infinite... Read more →


Thomas C. McGlinchey, of Mt.Ephraim, formerly of Gloucester City; Landscaper, GHS Alumnus, Class of '73

Mount Ephraim – Formerly of Gloucester City. On July 19, 2020. Age 67. In the loving and devoted care of his wife of 30 years, Elisa Anne McGlinchey (nee Thomas). Cherished father of Danielle McGlinchey, Stacy McGlinchey, Thomas C. McGlinchey, Jr. and Kathryn (Adam Smith) McGlinchey. Beloved brother of Michael (Elaine)... Read more →


John B. Burkhardt, of Coudersport, formerly of Gloucester City; RE Developer, Inventor, Westville Police Officer, Army Veteran, Karate Instructor, GHS Alum Class of '62

John B. Burkhardt 1962 Graduate of GHS Coudersport, PA - John Barry Burkhardt, 77, of Coudersport, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2020, at UPMC-Cole, Coudersport, PA. John was born on March 19, 1943, in Blackwood, NJ the son of the late Paul Edward and Susan (Seif) Burkhardt. He married the former... Read more →


Why you should carry out police checks when recruiting new staff

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 11, 2020)--Background checks should be a part of just about every employer's recruiting and hiring process. The checks can range from consulting with references to checking a police check. If your employees have contact with the public or financial transactions, you should be particularly thorough about your background checks to... Read more →


Jack Williams, NMN, SHSN E3, of Gloucester City

Jack Williams, NMN, SHSN E3 April 16, 1993 - April 19, 2020. Age 27. Of Gloucester City. Beloved and cherished son of Luke Williams and Michele L. Greene. Loving brother of Luke and Colleen (Murphy) Williams, Sadie and Erick Williams, Grace Williams and Bridget and Christopher Moise. Cherished grandson of Joseph... Read more →


Mariann J. Corcoran of Gloucester City, St. Marys Grammar School Cafeteria Worker, GHS Alumus

Gloucester City - On June 23, 2020. Age 91. Born in Malaga, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Edward B. and Louise Ann (Tomensky) Hill. Beloved mother of Kevin J. Corcoran (Luanne) and Janice Judge (Robert); loving grandmother of Jeffrey Judge, Jennifer Steinberg (Evan), Steven Corcoran (Fallon), Nicole Corcoran;... Read more →


New Editor of Ramblings Named

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--My name is Rob Langi, class of 2002 and I will be editing future editions of Ramblings for the Gloucester Catholic community. 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... Read more →


Wind Damages Cold Springs School Solar Panels

photos CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (June 3, 2020)(CNBNews)--Strong wind gusts between 12:30pm and 1 PM today damaged the solar panels at the Cold Springs School, Cold Springs Drive. Wind also damaged a tree nearby on Thompson Avenue. Fortunately no one was injured. The National Weather Service for South Jersey documented wind... Read more →


Ronald E. Taggart, of Magnolia, formerly of Gloucester City; Lockheed Martin Employee, GHS Alumni

On May 3, 2013, a resident of Magnolia, NJ for many years. Age 69 years. Beloved Husband and Best friend of Carol (nee Marquardt). Devoted father of Michelle Cooper, son-in-law Bill of Bellmawr, NJ and Carolyn McLean and son-in-law Bill of Ridley Park, PA. Loving grandfather of Jillian Cooper, Kevin McLean,... Read more →


GROWING UP GLOUCESTER! Memorial AA Basketball

Memorial AA basketball team who played in the Gloucester City Carmen Palmiero League. Year mid-1950's. The games were played in the Mary Ethel Costello High School, which later became the elementary school Standing: (from L. to R.)Ray Marcucci, Bob McCaughey, unknown, Jungle Murphy, Al Brandt, unknown, Coach Bill Powell Sitting (L.... Read more →


Phyllis Harding (nee Cotton) of Collingswood, NJ, formerly of Gloucester City and Trenton

Phyllis Harding (nee Cotton) of Collingswood, NJ, formerly of Gloucester City and Trenton, NJ, was 73 years old and died May 10 at Care One Harmony Village in Moorestown after a 10 year battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was predeceased by her father, Thomas Cotton, mother, Phyllis (Trovillo), and sister, "Tiny"... Read more →


Rocco Anthony Ward, Jr, age 29, of Gloucester City, USPS Employee, GHS 2009 Alumnus

Gloucester City – On May 9, 2020, at age 29, Rocco passed away following a 29 day fight against COVID-19. Beloved son of Rocco A. Ward, Sr. and his wife, Joyce Ward and the late Lisa Ann Vojtecky, Great grandmother Naomi Charlotte Ward, Loving brother of Deanna Marie Vojtecky, Adam Joseph... Read more →


South Jersey School Districts Facing Unprecedented Financial Distress Due to Pandemic

By Mike Sepanic RUTGERS-CAMDEN South Jersey’s largest school districts are facing unprecedented financial distress due to shortfalls in federal and state funding caused by reactions to the COVID-19 pandemic. A new research report from the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden provides insight into the scope of... Read more →


Barry Granstrom of Murray, Utah and Formerly of Brooklawn; Flight Attendant, GHS Alumnus

Murray, Utah and Formerly of Brooklawn - Suddenly, On Saturday, March 28, 2020. Age 42. Loving Son of Jerry “Skip” and Barbara Granstrom (nee Carpenter). Devoted brother of Keith (Samantha) Granstrom, Casey (fiancé Jennifer Rocco), Jeffrey (Michelle) Granstrom, Brian Granstrom and Evan Granstrom (girlfriend Cory Cassell). Survived by 9 beloved nieces... Read more →