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*GLOUCESTER HIGH CLASS OF '65 REUNION APRIL 25

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --The Gloucester City High School Class of 1965 will be holding their 55th year reunion at The Kove in Audubon, NJ on Saturday, April 25, 2020. Tickets are $50 per person for a buffet dinner and entertainment. A cash bar will be available. A meet and greet will be held on Friday, April 24 at The Tap Room in Haddon Township. Discounted rooms are available at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill for Friday and/or Saturday nights. We hope to see you... Read more →


Sports Weekend in The Big City

Carmen Palmiero Basketball League grade 1 & 2 Coed basketball, LadyLions vs Kingsway and GHS Lions vs Clearview Carmen Palmiero Basketball League Pictured below GHS Lions #24 Steven Light & #10 Rasheer Fleming Pictured below GHS Lady Lions #13 Meadow Avant & Crystal Johnson Read more →


Lions beat Clearview

The local Lions boys team battled until no time was left to beat visiting Clearview 59-58 on two foul shot by Rasheer Fleming. In a wild last two minutes, Freshman Liam Gorman tied the game at 41, before Clearview increased the lead to 49-41 with over one minute left. A mad comeback was now in the makings, missed fouls shots by Clearview allowed the Lions to battle back from an 8 point defecit. Down 58-57 with 9 sec remaining the Lions pushed the ball to... Read more →


5th Annual Gloucester City St. Patrick's Parade, Sunday, March 1st Starting at 1PM

CORRECTED: The date is Sunday, March 1 not March 3 GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ-- The NJ Irish Society presents events and initiatives year-round as part of paying tribute to our strong history of tradition. Based in the heart of Gloucester City, NJ Irish Society was formally founded in 2019 after serving the community as a whole for decades, with our event roster featuring the sensational “can’t miss” Irish Parade and growing series of cultural programming and festivities. The New Jersey Irish Society is vested in sustaining... Read more →


Lady Lions Dedicated 2019-2020 Season

The Gloucester City Lady Lions hosted visiting Clearview in a battle of ladies basketball. But for those in attendance the pre-game ceremonies is what many came to witness. The Lady Lions family exhibited the true Gloucester City Spirit as they displayed a banner dedicating the 2019 - 2020 season to Frank Keith. Frank Keith, father of Lions center Emily suddenly passed away 2 days before their season opener was a fixture seated in the Lions bleacher as dedicated supporter of GHS. Frank's daughter Emily never... Read more →


Franny Ferry, Teamsters Local 676 BA; Co-Owner of Rolferrys; Founding Member of CC Emerald Society

Francis W. Ferry Francis W. Ferry 73, of Sewell passed away peacefully Thursday, January 2, 2020 with loving family by his side. Veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was retired with Teamsters Local 676 as a Business Agent and co-owner of Rolferry's Imprint & Award Specialties, Inc. in Brooklawn. Francis enjoyed spending his time watching football, boating, spending time with family, and going to the shore. Well known in Paulsboro in 1970's and 80's as a Football Coach of 65 lbs. known as the... Read more →


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

PART I: A Look at Gloucester City's Top Stories in 2019 Dave Pollander Jr., Owner of Dave's Auto Repair & Towing; Age 58 Monday, July 01, 2019 David F. Pollander, Jr. (GLOUCESTER CITY NJ )(July 1, 2019)--Surrounded by his loving family, on June 28, 2019. Age 58. Of Gloucester City. Beloved son of the late Dave and Marlene Pollander. Survived by his... Read more → What's Gloucester City Jr Sr High School’s Equity Rating? Thursday, July 04, 2019 To see the complete report for GHS... Read more →


Helen B. Johnston of Collingswood; Teacher at Collingswood and Cherry Hill Schools; GHS Alum

Helen B. Johnston COLLINGSWOOD NJ --Helen B. Johnston (nee Hughes) Born August 1, 1920, passed into the loving arms of the Lord at age 99 on December 24, 2019 at her home in Collingswood, NJ. Born in Philadelphia, PA, Helen grew up in Gloucester City, NJ and was the class Salutatorian as she graduated from Gloucester City High School in 1938. Following graduation, Helen was a bookkeeper for several companies including Photo Developing Co. in Camden, NJ and Amburgo Co. and Ridgewood Paper Co., both... Read more →


Lady Lions Win Opener

Gloucester City, NJ (Dec. 20, 2019)—The Gloucester City LadyLions played a regulation game but needed overtime to defeat a stubborn Salem Rams 53 - 48. The Lady Lions struggled early but put together a strong 2nd half. The Lions had a brief meltdown that let the host Rams tie the game in the final minutes of regulation before sending into overtime. The Lady Lions defense clapped down in overtime on Salem but foulshooting determined the final outcome. Photo's courtesy of Bruce Darrow See more GHS... Read more →


John (Jack) Middleton, age 80, of Gloucester City

Gloucester City - John (Jack) Middleton of Gloucester City, passed away on December 15, 2019 at the age of 80 at Inspira Medical Center in Woodbury, NJ. He was a peaceful man who died peacefully in the presence of his brothers. John J. Middleton was often seen riding his bicycle through the streets of Gloucester. He worked as a janitor for the City of Camden for over thirty years. John is the son of the late John ( Emma Vorndran), brother of Ronald (Barbara), Raymond... Read more →


Pick-6 Rolls to $4.2 Million for Dec. 16 Drawing

TRENTON (Dec. 13, 2019) – The Pick-6 drawing on December 12 produced three winners of $7,875 for matching five out of six white balls drawn. The $4.2 million drawing will be held Monday, December 16, 2019. The winning numbers for the Thursday, December 12, drawing were: 01, 07, 37, 38, 46 and 49. The XTRA Multiplier was: 03. By adding XTRA for an additional $1.00 per play, winners are able to multiply their non-jackpot prizes by the XTRA number drawn. Acting Executive Director James Carey... Read more →


Louise A. Fowler, of Gloucester City, age 73

Louise A. Fowler (Gloucester City, NJ)(Dec.13, 2019)—Surrounded by her family at home, on December 11, 2019 at the age of 73. Of Gloucester City (nee Hickson). Loving and devoted wife of 24years to Earl T. Fowler, Sr. Loving mother of Michelle and Thomas Quinn, Dawn and Vincent Digiacomo, Stephanie and John Bryszewski, Kimberly and Michael Morrell and Earl Jr. and Kelliann Fowler. Cherished grandmother of Megan Cairns (Mike), Erin Boyle (Kevin), Thomas Quinn III (Jordan), Derick Fowler (Ashley), Amber Digiacomo, Vincent Digiacomo Jr., Dominick Digiacomo,... Read more →


Dennis Barth Returns as Gloucester Catholic Baseball Coach

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Dec. 13, 2019)-- –Veteran baseball skipper Dennis Barth will return to Gloucester Catholic as head coach of a Rams’ program he helped to establish as one of the best in New Jersey over the past several decades. Barth left GCHS in 2012 to serve as head coach at Rutgers-Camden, where he guided the program to the only two NJAC conference championships in school history. Barth replaces Adam Tussey, who resigned as Rams coach after four successful seasons. “I’m excited to return as... Read more →


Steve James of Gloucester City; Volunteer Fireman, City Worker, Youth Coach, GHS Alum

Steven Thomas James “Worm” Gloucester City - On December 4, 2019, Age 56. Cherished Son of the late William F. James and Rosemary James (nee Keoghan). Cherished Brother of Therese (Mike) Smollock, late William P. James (surviving Virginia), Michael (Jo-Ann) James, Kathy James, Patrick James, Maria (Tom) Kerchersky, David James, Christopher James and Marybeth (Scott) Jeffries. Survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. Steven was a lifelong resident of Gloucester City and a 1982 graduate of Gloucester City High School. He worked... Read more →


Now That's The Christmas Spirit!

By CNBNews.net Staff (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(Dec. 5, 2019)——With all the turmoil in the world it is nice to hear some good news now and then. Kelli Sharp, (nee Pfeffer)recently shared just such a tale with CNBNews about her family, friends and perfect strangers helping her get the Christmas Spirit. Kelli, resides on Market Street with her husband Brett and their children. Kelli is a 1998 graduate of Gloucester High. This past summer the Sharp family lost all of their Christmas decorations they had stored in... Read more →


Gloucester's Game Lions - Rams OT

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (Nov. 28, 2019)--The annual battle between our two neighborhood schools ended regulation tied a 6 - 6. After scoreless first quarter Gloucester Catholic High hit pay dirt first taking a 6 - 0 lead in 2nd but Gloucester High battled back to tie the game at 6 - 6 on a touchdown by Steven Burkhardt. Lions put on a late first half surge hoping to take a lead before entering the locker room, but QB Gavin Callahan's pass intented for Steven Burkhardt... Read more →


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

The excerpt below is from the Renewal of Friendship booklet which was released in 1993 when the annual Thanksgiving Day football game between Gloucester High and Gloucester Catholic was resumed. Related: Two and One-Half-Hours The football teams from the two schools will meet tomorrow (Thursday) at the John Lynch Field at Gloucester High School, Rt. 130 and Market Street. The Rams won last year's contest 30 to 14. Gloucester Catholic's junior running back Dashaun Harris finished that game with 222 yards on 23 carries and... Read more →


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

Originally Published November 2006 By LEA KOROS Special to ClearysNotebook GLOUCESTER CITY NJ —With the Lions / Rams game less then a week away the talk has begun. The “ELECTION” is over and the residents and alumni have started the annual rite only a local GHS or GCHS graduate can appreciate. This talk is for the locals not the wannabes, the talk is not held on the bus ride from Deptford or Washington Twp, but held at the Memorial A.A. church. I’ve heard the sermons... Read more →


Obituary: Harry Wiltsey, of Gloucester City

Gloucester City - Surrounded by his loving family. On November 25, 2019. Age 77. Loving husband of the late Kathleen Wiltsey. Cherished father of Harry Wiltsey, Jr., Christian Wiltsey (Lisa) and Jason Wiltsey (Jennifer). Devoted grandfather of Jason Wiltsey, Jr. Dear Brother of Thomas Wiltsey and Matilda Meloni. Honoring the wishes of Harry, all services and burial will be held privately at a later date. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Harry Wiltsey. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be... Read more →


CNBNews Tips/Snippets: Growing Up Gloucester; White Supremacist a Fireman; Graffiti Problem in City

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GROWING UP GLOUCESTER--Back in the day, everyone knew everyone in Gloucester City. In those days it wouldn't be unusual if you even knew some members of the outlaw Pagan's MC, who had one of the first chapters in the state located in Gloucester City. The head of that chapter was a childhood friend of my wife Connie. He went through the local school system and graduated with her and other members of the GHS Class of '62. Related: New... Read more →


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

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


Juniors defeat Seniors in Powder Puff 8-6

On a chilly night under the Wednesday Night Lights the Junior Class of 2021 defeated the upper Senior Class of 2020, 8-6 in a fierce battle by the two classes. Senior Qb Chole Bennett handed sprinter Meghan Ferry the ball for a 22 yard touchdown giving the Seniors an early 6-0 lead after the failed point after attempt. Juniors would not be denied as the athletic combo of Crystal Johnson and Gracie Fenton ran behind the blocking of Emily Keith to take the lead. Johnson... Read more →


Harry G. "Lil Har" Wilson, Longtime Gloucester City Resident; Avid Car & Train Enthusiast; GHS Alumnus

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Nov. 19, 2019)--Harry G. “Lil Har” Wilson, age 81 of of Gloucester City passed away peacefully at home on Friday November 15, 2019. Harry was born in and had been a lifelong Gloucester City resident. “Lil Har” graduated from Gloucester City High School, class of 1956. He worked as a machinist for many years and had been an avid car and train show enthusiast. He was an accomplished antiques collector and had enjoyed his tropical fish tanks. Mr. Wilson is survived by... Read more →


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

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 18, 2019)--The 70-some former athletes from Gloucester City High School and Gloucester Catholic High School had a great time October 18 at the newly reorganized second annual Ray Ford-Leon Harris, Sr. Sports Night, which was also the 47th anniversary of the original “Ray Ford Oldtimers.” Ray Ford (above) formed the group in 1972. When it first started the turnout would number close to 200 people. But, today, many of those individuals have passed on including Ford. With a number of first-time... Read more →


*Cpl. Marc T. Ryan Memorial 5k Run/Walk

Saturday, November 16, 2019 Distance: 5K and Walk Time: 9:00am Location: Gloucester City, NJ View Map of Zipcode Race Notes: 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. Awards Top 3 Male & Female, 1st place - $100. 2nd place - $75. 3rd - $50. Top 3 M & F in the age categories. Special categories: Top 1 M & F Marine/Military & Public Safety Personnel (Firefighters,... Read more →


2019 Gloucester City Lions Homecoming

GLOUCESTER CITY,NJ—Homecoming 2019 was not very nice to the host Lions. The evening was upbeat and friendly with an Alumni tailgate party, the introduction of the GHS ROTC Color Guard and the crowning of Homecoming Queen Vanessa Pino and her Princess. But visiting Middle Twp provided many unhappy moments, when they handed the Lions an 8-6 defeat. The Lions score came on a fumble recovery in the Panthers endzone. This week the Lions travel to Lower Cape May on Friday night Photo's courtesy of Bruce... Read more →


Charlie Bakely, Raised in Gloucester City; Long-Time Iron Worker, Former Westville Councilman, U.S Army Veteran, GHS Alumnus

Charles C. Bakely William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews NORTH WILDWOOD, NJ -(October 30, 2019)—Charles C. Bakely, of North Wildwood passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019 at the age of 87. Charlie was born and raised in Gloucester City. After graduating from Gloucester High School, Class of 1951, he served a tour of duty in the U.S. Army. Mr. Bakely and family lived in Westville for a time where he served on the Westville Borough Council as a Republican under Mayor Harry V. Laskowski... Read more →


*Gloucester High School Class of '65 Planning 55th Reunion

SAVE THE DATE! image Dreamstime.com The Gloucester City High School Class of 1965 is planning their 55th Class Reunion. It will be held on April 25, 2020 at The Kove in Audubon. Additional details will be available shortly. For information, questions, or to express interest, please contact either Frank Carrick (856-241-9483, fcarrick@comcast.net) or Carolyn Shaw (856-933-9121, carols@verizon.net). GHS Class of 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964 Reunion Photo Album Read more →


Lillian Watson Straub, (GHS Class of 1960) Inducted Into Camden County Sports Hall of Fame

Lillian Watson Straub, formerly of Gloucester City, was inducted into the Camden Lillian Watson Straub with trophy (photo by Doris Cann) County Sports Hall Fame, on October 24, 2019. Starting at Gloucester City High School, (GHS Alumnus Class of 1960) Lillian Watson Straub played field hockey for 43 years. She worked on many committees for field hockey including the committee to divide New Atlantic into two divisions, which led to the creation of the Mid Atlantic Section. She was also instrumental in having women’s hockey... Read more →


Gloucester City High School 2019 Homecoming

The Annual Homecoming at GHS was held last night on the John Lynch Field. This year it celebrated the Alumni, with a tailgate party provided by the Holy City Publick House and a tour of the facility which many had walked through. This year GHS presented its ROTC Color Guard before the start of the game. At Halftime of the game, the Homecoming Queen of 2019 Senior Vanessa Pino. Junior Princess - 2019 Gracie Fenton Sophmore Princess - 2019 Cellia Mendez Freshman Princess - 2019... Read more →


Margaret Tedesco of Gloucester City age 74; Employed by Gloucester City Schools

Surrounded by her loving family, on October 21, 2019. Age 74, of Gloucester City. (nee Costello). Daughter of the late Francis Costello and Margaret Lubin. Loving wife of 47 years to Joseph E. Tedesco. Predeceased by her first born, Ronald P. King. Beloved mother of Jennifer Smith, Alex Tedesco (Kristine) and Joseph Tedesco (Krissy). Loving sister of Michael Costello (Rosemary), Regina Barry (William) and Frank Costello (Arlene). Sister in law of Marie Cole and predeceased by Thomas Tedesco. She is survived by her grandchildren who... Read more →


Camden County 2019 Sports Hall of Fame; Tickets Available

The Camden County Board of Freeholders will present the 2019 Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner on Thursday, October 24th at the Collingswood Grand Ballroom in Collingswood. The night starts at 5 PM with a cocktail hour with a ceremony start following. At the ceremony, attendee has the opportunity to hear from the inductees about their memories and success. For additional ticket information, call Kim Vesper at (856) 401-2451 Click here for Tickets 2019 Sports Hall of Fame Inductees Click the inductees name’s... Read more →


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

By Josh Lashley | CNBNews Contributor GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (October 17, 2019)--An intriguing match up is set to take place this Friday night, October 18 when the Gloucester City High School football program takes the field on the road against New Egypt. The Lions enter the game with an overall mark of 2-4, having been defeated by a powerful Buena squad last weekend. The Warriors stand at 1-4. “New Egypt is a lot like us- young and scrappy,’’ Gloucester City head coach Rob Bryan said.... Read more →


Obituary: Ed Culberson, of Tampa, Fl., formerly of Gloucester City NJ

RELATED: OBITUARIES TAMPA, FLORIDA--Edward Earl Culberson, of Tampa, Florida passed away on August 1, 2019 at the age of 76. A former resident of Gloucester City, Ed attended Monmouth Street Elementary School and Gloucester Ed Culberson City High School. In 1962, his senior year at GHS he returned to Tampa. Connie Sarlo Cleary, who was his classmate, remembered him as a quiet guy who mostly stayed to himself. "Even so the girls thought he was cute and they loved to hear him talk because of... Read more →


Tips for writing coursework effectively

Gloucestercitynews.net (October 7, 2019)--The student needs a lot of curriculum information to write the coursework correctly. So one can say that are writing coursework is a very personal process. There is usually no weekly or daily deadline by supervisors, classmates don't have regular discussions, no reading assignments, no one tells you what you yourself doing this, writing far longer than what you have written, and having to work without the net on the net can make this process very challenging. Writing coursework is a great... Read more →