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Al Gerber Sr., of Gloucester City; Worked for South Jersey Port Marine Terminal, Reagan Trucking, GHS Alumnus Class of 60

Passed away at the age of 79 on September 13, 2021. Al was born in Camden, NJ to the late, John E. and Martha B. (Brangan) Gerber. Al is survived by his children, Debbie Test (predeceased by Wayne), Albert J. Gerber, Jr. (Don); grandchildren, Nika, Wayne, Jordan, Sean and Mason. He was also predeceased by his beloved wife of 54 years, Patricia A. (Reddy) Gerber in November 2017; son-in-law, Wayne Test in January 2021; brother, John Gerber in January 2021. Al was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He graduated from Gloucester City High School class of 1960 and went... Read more →


*GHS Class of 1981 Celebrating Their 40th Reunion

Gloucester High School (CNBNews photo Gloucester City High School Class of 1981 announces Our 40th-year reunion will be held Saturday, October 23, 2021, 7-11 PM Members of GHS Classes of 1980 and 1982 are cordially invited to join us! Reunion venue: Elizabeth’s Ballroom Catering by Dolson Family Catering 419 Highland Boulevard Gloucester City, NJ, 08030 Cost: $55.00 p/p 7-11 PM Please send payment by September 7, 2021, or before to: Pat Gartland 820 Chambers Ave. Gloucester City, NJ, 08030 Indicate in the memo which class you are from Payment can also be made by downloading the Zelle app and send... Read more →


Joseph E. Guldin, III, of Gloucester City, Heavy Machine Operator, Teamster Local 676, GHS Alumnus

On August 31, 2021. Age 48. Of Gloucester City. Loving father of Gage J.A. Guldin. Longtime loving partner of Doris. Cherished son of Joseph E. Guldin, Jr. and the late Dorothy Guldin. Beloved brother of Christopher Guldin and Dorothy Gougolis (Christos). Loving uncle of Hailey Guldin, Devon Guldin, Jillianne Guldin and Michael Gougolis. Joe was a graduate of Gloucester High School class of 1992. He was employed for 29 years at Gloucester Terminal as a heavy machine operator and a longtime member of Teamsters Local 676. Joe was a train enthusiast and diehard fan of the Philadelphia Eagles and NJ... Read more →


Jane Catherine Collazzo (nee Senatore), formerly of Gloucester City

Jane Catherine Collazzo (nee Senatore), peacefully and beautifully with her family by her side on August 17, 2021. She was the beloved wife of the late Louis Eugene Collazzo, Jr. She is survived by her three children: Bonnie Lou, Louis, and Luke and six grandchildren: Amanda, Angelo, Louis, Giovanna, Zachary, and Robert. Also survived by siblings Betty, Joseph, John, and Jan; and by dear friends Maria Mound and Susan Mort among many others. She was the eldest child of the late Joseph and Grace Senatore of Gloucester, NJ. Throughout her six decades of employment, she worked at Bell Telephone, RCA,... Read more →


How to Hide Your Location From Online Advertisers

By Prostock-studio/Shutterstock.com Whenever we spend time on the internet we are bombarded with online advertising. This can be anywhere from our social media accounts to YouTube and news websites. Online advertising can become a nuisance. However, it becomes even more worrying when advertisers use your exact location in an ad to draw your attention. Companies can track your locations and target you with ads. For many people, this would be an invasion of privacy. This is especially true when these advertisements come from companies that you have never heard of before. This can be a terrifying thought for some people... Read more →


VIDEO: Weird Lights Flying Over the Delaware River Near Brooklawn and Gloucester City

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews BROOKLAWN, NJ--A gentleman named Mark G. took a recent video of weird lights flying off the Delaware River near the communities of Brooklawn and Gloucester City. It appears the video was shot from the Brooklawn Park near Big Timber Creek. Could they be UFO's? Steve Flowers, a former resident of Brooklawn will tell you he saw a UFO flying over Brooklawn when he was living here. In 2007, Flowers submitted an article to CNBNews about his experience with seeing that UFO in 1966 An excerpt from that article appears below the Mark G. video.... Read more →


Page 11: Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

Carmen Palmiero formerly 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 for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Hope this column provides an insight into Carmen both the man and athlete. Not sure of the Chronological order, but every attempt... Read more →


Page 11: Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

Carmen Palmiero formerly 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 for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Hope this column provides an insight into Carmen both the man and athlete. Not sure of the Chronological order, but every attempt... Read more →


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

Palmiero family photo provided Editor's Note: We believe this the Charles Street Stadium, in Gloucester City. The factories in the background would be the former Ruberoid later known as GAF and West Virginia Paper and Pulp also known as Hinde & Dauch. Carmen is in the center causing the finish line. That might be Mr. John Kunz Sr. holding the tape. Kunz was head track coach, assistant football coach, senior class adviser. If you recognize anyone in the photo please send the information to CNBNews1@gmail.com. BROOKLAWN, NJ (July 15, 2021)--Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at... Read more →


Gloucester City's New School Superintendent Salary Starts at $165,000 and Increases to $175,100

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY,NJ—A new district superintendent was hired by the Gloucester City Board of Education at the June 29 meeting by an unanimous vote. Sean Gorman, former Gloucester High Principal assumed the position on July 1 with a starting salary of $165,000. Over the life of the three year contract Gorman's salary will increase by $10,100 or to $175,100 in 2025, the final year. A month before naming Gorman school superintendent, the Board, on May 12, 2021, gave him a new $136,827 contract for the position of high school principal for the period of July... Read more →


Madelyn Dorris, of Palm Harbor, Fl., formerly of Gloucester City; 25 Year Camden County Employee

Madelyn Dorris (nee Stiles) PALM HARBOR, FL.--A Celebration of Life will be held in the Fall in New Jersey for Madelyn Dorris (nee Stiles), who passed away peacefully July 8, 2021, in Palm Harbor, Florida. Madelyn was a long time Gloucester City resident before moving to Palm Harbor, Florida after retiring from Camden County in 1994. Madelyn worked for the County of Camden for over 25 years. Her last position with the county was Executive Assistant to the Director of the Board of Commissioners. At the time of Madelyn’s retirement, the Director was Jeff Nash. Madelyn was honored to have... Read more →


Francis J. (Frank) Konicki, Jr., of Ocean City, formerly of Gloucester City; Vietnam War Army Vet, GHS Alum '62

Ocean City - Francis J. Konicki, Jr. (Frank) of Ocean City, NJ and Smyrna, GA died peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. He was the beloved husband of Kathleen (Burke) Konicki, the loving father of Francis Konicki, III (Jeanette), Christopher Konicki (Amy) and grandfather to Jake and Alaina Konicki. Frank was born in Camden, NJ on July 28, 1944 to Francis Konicki, Sr. and Cecilia (Wojciehowski) Konicki. He was a veteran of the Vietnam war and served in the Army. He worked as a Senior Project Manager for Bovis Lend Lease Corp. for over 30 years.... Read more →


Case Malloy, of Mt. Ephraim former Teachers Aide at M.E. Costello School

Catherine “Cass” Malloy passed away peacefully at home with family at her side on July 2, 2021; her 88th birthday. Born to Arnold and Florence Gruning in Camden, NJ. Cass proudly obtained her GED from Gloucester City Department of Education where she went on to become a teacher’s aide for fifteen years at Mary Ethel Costello School, a job in which she loved. Cass was married to the late Rick Malloy for sixty-five years. They married in 1953 and lived in Gloucester Heights for over forty years, raising four children before relocating to Mt. Ephraim. Upon retirement, Cass also enjoyed... Read more →


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

Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in early to 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 for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Note: Because COVID -19 this year 2020 - 2021 resulted in 4 High School seasons (Fall, Winter, Spring and late... Read more →


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

BROOKLAWN NJ (July 2, 2021)(CNB SPORTS)—Carmen Palmiero formerly 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 for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Today we see the beginning of the Brooklawn American Legion's Dynasty in the State of New Jersey.... Read more →


John “Steve” Ritchie, age 74, Pennsauken Educator, Active Member of HP Church of God

Formerly of Gloucester City – On June 27, 2021. Age 74. Loving and devoted husband of 52 years to Gloria Ritchie (nee Henkel). Loving father of Lisa Ritchie (Walter Radlinger), Kimberly Ritchie and Laurie Coates (Zachary). Cherished Pop-Pop of Michael Ritchie, Brandon Kraft, Alexa Coates, Hayden Coates and Gabriella Ritchie and step-grandfather of Kevin, AJ and Jack Radlinger. Beloved brother of David Ritchie (Debbie) and brother-in-law of Brian Ferguson. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. Steve was a graduate of Gloucester High School class of 1965. He went on to earn his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from... Read more →


Sean Gorman Named GHS Superintendent

Gloucester City High School Principal Appointed District Superintendent Gloucester City, NJ –The Gloucester City Board of Education announces Sean Gorman, principal of Gloucester City High School, as the new superintendent effective July 1, 2021. The board voted unanimously on Gorman’s appointment at the board of education meeting on June 29, 2021. Mr. Gorman will replace Dr. Dennis Vespe who retired effective June 30, 2021. Vespe and Gorman have been working together to ensure a smooth transition of leadership. Sean Gorman "I am very excited that the Gloucester City Board of Education has hired Sean Gorman as the superintendent of the... Read more →


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

Carmen Palmiero formerly 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. BROOKLAWN AMERICAN LEGION POST 72 baseball team--We are not certain of the identities. If you can help with their names please comment in the box below this article or email to CNBNews!@gmail.com Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a... Read more →


Joseph H. Battersby, Jr., age 57; Brick Layer, Avid Fisherman, Philly Sports Fan, GHS Alum Class of '82

On June 22, 2021. Age 57. Of Gloucester City. Survived by his wife, Robin Lynn Battersby (nee McDonald); children, Joseph L. Battersby (Tiffany) and Kaylee L. Battersby; step-children, Adam Delmar, Ian Delmar and Allisha Plotcher (Ryan); grandchildren, Blake L. Battersby, Reed Plotcher and Lennon Plotcher; brother, James Battersby; nieces, Jessica Hamer and Emma Battersby and nephews, Jake Battersby and Nicky Battersby. Predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Margaret Battersby; his brother, Timothy Battersby and his beloved Lilli. Joe was a graduate of Gloucester High School class of 1982. He worked many years as a bricklayer, most recently for Platinum Services... Read more →


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 football field and running track around the field is finished. Work on the $1.3 million jobs began at the beginning of the year and ended in May. The arrow is pointing to two members of the construction crew putting the finishing touches on the field.... 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 Vacation in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Page 5: We continue to follow the High School Basketball career of Carmen Palmiero, many familiar names appear throughout this scrapbook. The Gloucester City... 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 Vacation in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Page 4: We continue to follow the High School Basketball career of Carmen Palmiero, many familiar names appear throughout this scrapbook. The Gloucester City... 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, Christina, Caitlyn, Sean, Sr., Taryn and his great-grandchildren, Tristan, Sean, Jr., Makaila; brother James Ashe (Patty) and his sister, Anna Dixon (Jack). Walter proudly served his county in the U.S. Army and later worked as a meat cutter for 40 years with Super Fresh where... 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. 21, 1956, Palmiero and friend Stanley Goldstein died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas Vacation We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. On-Page Three: Basketball Box Score (Campbell, St. John, Hudson, Palmiero, Neilio, Buri... 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 from Penn State for Christmas Vacation in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Click on Picture to Enlarge CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE 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 home for Christmas Vacation in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. (click below image to enlarge) Some familiar names appear- Steve Shimkus, John Reider, CNBNews hopes this weekly series provides an insight... 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 Garden State has the third-highest tax burden in the country according to the statistics, which considered the “average family” as a married couple with one dependent, an average income of $82,852 and a home valued at 349,400. Wyoming has the lowest state and local tax... 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 has three problems waiting to be fixed, according to a new survey conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Owens Corning Roofing. The issues caused by the changing weather have the potential to snowball. Any month is a good time to make sure you and your... Read more →


CNB Tips/Snippets:

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 – $100 million – under the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund in the ARP Act. The funding formula is based on Title 1 No Child Left Behind standing and other factors. A random list of schools in the Camden County region and the money... 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 Richard Hubbs. Survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Ed proudly served our country during Vietnam in the U.S. Air Force from 1961-1965. He was a Police Officer for the Gloucester City Police Department. Ed was a 30 year devoted member of the Gloucester... 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. He served as President for many years and enjoyed serving his community. Ed was a volunteer fireman for the Gloucester City Fire Department and was a member of the Gloucester City Lions Club since 2007. He was a mail handler for 40 years at the... 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 yet funny, the blue and gold of GHS were at his core and he had the heart of a lion. In early spring, on Monday, April 26, 2021, our beloved Wayne C. Smith suddenly died at the age of 76 but blessed us all with... 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, Stephen Pearson. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Eva-Marie was a graduate of Gloucester High School and was employed at Ancora. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Wednesday morning, April 28, 2021 from 9:30 to 11:15 AM at St.... 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 funeral honors to locate the appropriate service representative. Anyone can use the online directory to look up a military funeral honors representative by service and state. This resource also includes information on how to arrange for military funeral honors in overseas locations. “The rendering of... 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), the late Lynda Keebler (surviving Shawn), and the late Frankie Keebler. Beloved DarDar to grandsons Frankie Willerton and Joseph Hartman. Predeceased by her siblings, Edward Spreng, Caroline Fetzer, Albert Ternau, and Elmira Graham. Darline was a graduate of Gloucester City High School class of 1948.... 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 seemed to enjoy themselves! JEER--Gloucester City is one of the most depressed communities in New Jersey. How can we afford to pay our public servants 60% more than what our middle-class homeowners are earning? We the taxpayers have become the servants who only exist to... 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 Huber (both deceased) **** (March 11, 2021)--Humble and driven, Shane Washart, a Prep senior and Olympic hopeful has raced his way to the opportunity to compete at Blodgett Pool representing Harvard University. However, before the Wenonah, NJ native gets to call Cambridge, Massachusetts home, he... 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 Act funds to provide financial relief to eligible fishery-related businesses that experienced greater than 35% decline in net revenue during the March 1 through Dec. 31, 2020 COVID-19 impact period, compared to their historic average revenue. Delaware saltwater fishery-related businesses eligible to apply for 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 of $95,000 to replace Paul Kain. According to the 2019 salary ordinance he was being paid $130,000. Presently Gloucester City Police Chief Brian Morrell is doing both his job and the City Administrator's position. When asked for the status of the City's search, Mayor Dan... 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 Team March 3rd, 17th, and 31st April 14th and 28th May 12th and 26th June 9th ADDITIONAL NOTES FOR REMOTE STUDENTS Remote students should be logged into their 1st-period class by 8:16 a.m. They should log in to their 3rd-period class Google Meet during Homeroom.... 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 score of 65-62. Rams Ryan Roney finished with a game high of 25, with eight of those points coming in overtime. This is the fourth year that the Rams have taken the series. Jason Morgan tied a career-high with five 3-pointers and 19 points to... 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), Brayden McGuinness, Landon McGuinness and Great Grandmother of Samuel Sorbello. Dear sister of James Bobo (Elizabeth) and the late John, Robert, Frances, Virginia, Marie and Regina. Dona was also predeceased by her parents, Robert and Gertrude Bobo. Dona graduated from Gloucester City High School in... 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), Meredith Loughery and Thomas A. Loughery. Cherished great-grandmother of Ryan, Justin and Natalie Fernandez. Eleanor was a graduate of Gloucester High School class of 1940. She was a faithful and devoted parishioner of St. Mary’s Church in Gloucester City. Mac and her friends would attend... 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 is especially annoying to pedestrians is being forced into the street because of an icy sidewalk. Most communities have an ordinance requiring sidewalks in their town to be cleaned within so many hours after the snow stops. In Gloucester City, the Snow and Ice Removal... 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 of Kara (Don), Joey (Maddy), and Laura, and the most loving uncle to Ryleigh, Alissa, JJ and Miles. Josh was also a caring cousin to Bobbisue Sambucci (Greg) and Jessica Hagan (Vince), and is survived by many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins. Joshua was an... 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 was $157,500. According to the NJ Public Employees Data Base Vespe's salary, as of December 19, 2020, was $162,254. Related: Dr. Dennis Vespe Hired as Gloucester City School Superintendent; Starting Salary $157,500 He replaced Joseph Rafferty who retired on August 31, 2017. Rafferty was hired... 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 trailed Gateway 16 - 15 at halftime, but the second half was all Lions, winning the second half 25 - 12. Gateway dropped to 3 - 2 with both losses at the hands of the Lions. Next up for the Lions is 2 - 4... 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 (Drew), Kristy Marchese (Robert), Nichole Rodgers, Dana Nordaby (Michael), Jessica Ryan, Meghan Ryan, Alicia O’Donnell, Thomas O’Donnell, Erin O’Donnell; great-grandchildren, Sophie, Chloe, Josie, Matthew, Michael, Ava, Aubree, Paxton and Tessa. Ruth was predeceased by her husband, James Thomson on October 19, 2006; daughter, Nancy Blaylock... 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 Samuel Pierman, Thomas Pierman (Barbara), Michael McQuaid and Patricia Daly (Carl) and brother-in-law of Anna Mary Loope. Beloved uncle of Samuel Pierman (Helen), Tom Pierman (Robyn), Wendy Chapman (Mark), Maryann McPherson (Mark), Scott Pierman and Nicole Smalley (Josh Knorovsky). Also survived by lots of Great... Read more →