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Betcity app | Review

What you need to know about Betcity The Betcity bookmaker is the biggest and oldest bookmaker in Russia. It was established in 2003 and licensed in 2009. Since that time Betcity was working on developing its work: everything is still updating and players can solve any problem in a second. In 2021 Betcity is one of the most reliable bookmakers in the world. The bookmaker offers players almost 30 types of sports disciplines, a huge number of events are available in each of the sections. Most of the events are football matches, there are hundreds of them. There are both... Read more →


The 3PM Manhattan Gang and Their Meetings

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews A Manhattan Cocktail Seeing John Barron’s name today in the comments section of our page reminded me of the 3 O’clock Manhattan gang that was active in the late 70s and 80s in Gloucester City. It was a select group, made up of longtime businessmen, politicians, and residents. Most every day during the week between 3 and 4 PM they would meet at the Brown Street home of John Lincoln or the Highland Blvd., home of Henry Barron. They would discuss what was happening in Gloucester City and at times what was going on... Read more →


Christopher J. Holmes, 42, of Westville, formerly of Gloucester City

On December 28, 2021. Age 42. Of Westville. Formerly Gloucester City. Survived by his wife, Tina M. Holmes; children, Natalie N. Holmes and Shane M. Holmes; siblings, Thomas J. Holmes, Jr. (Kim), Leonard Brown (Fran), Jamie Holmes, Michelle Holmes, Michael Asplint, David Asplint, Debbie Sheppard and Ginny Mitchell. Predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Joanne Holmes and Margaret and Arthur Asplint as well as his brother, Joseph Holmes (surviving Deborah). Also survived by his beloved nieces and nephews, Skylar, Desiree, Kristin, Ireland, JoAnna, Alex, Joey, Malaki, Isaac, Scott, Myranda and Bobbi as well as many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.... Read more →


Gloucester High over Gloucester Catholic 60-48

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 8, 2022)--Gloucester High's Liam Gorman and Aydan Hagan led the Lions to a 60-48 win over Gloucester Catholic today, Saturday. The two teams battled to a 19-19 tie in the first half and traded blows for most of the third quarter until the end of the period. Gloucester erased a one-point deficit by scoring eight straight points, including two 3s by Hagan, one of them just before the buzzer, according to NJ.com Hagan, a junior, had five triples against the Rams last year and three more in this one. After his clutch shooting in the third... Read more →


Upper Deerfield NJ Attorney Sentenced to 14 Months to Prison for Tax Evasion

CAMDEN, N.J. – A Cumberland County, New Jersey-based attorney was sentenced today to 14 months in prison for evading more than $250,000 in federal taxes on income generated from his law firm, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Douglas M. Long, 55, of Upper Deerfield, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Noel. L Hillman to an information charging him with one count of federal income tax evasion. Judge Hillman imposed the sentence today in Camden federal court. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: From 2012 through 2015, Long,... Read more →


GROWING UP IN GLOUCESTER CITY: McGroarty's Basketball Team, Carmen Palmiero League

MEMORIES-GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (APRIL 1982)--Pictured are members of McGroarty's basketball team that played in the CARMEN PALMIERO League. The games were played in the Mary Ethel Costello School gym. FIRST ROW (left to right)-Coach Mike Powell, David Johnson, Scott Prepsel, Manager Ted Howard SECOND ROW (left to right)--John Kopfle, Danny Welsh, Larry Bryszewski THIRD ROW (left to right)--George Dobleman, Jim Reven, Ed Anyzek, Martin Cristinzio Read more →


Bryszewski, Lee pace LadyLions over visiting Paulsboro

Pictured Alexis Lee Alexis Lee and Hannah Bryszewski combined for 32 points in a win over Paulsboro Tuesday. The LadyLions won the battle in the 3rd qtr when the Lions out scored the Red Raiders 17 - 7 before holding off a 4th qtr run by the Lady Raiders. The LadyLions will host a strong Woodbury team in the GHS Fieldhouse on Thursday Pictured Hannah Bryszewski Read more →


Growing Up In Gloucester City: Steve Ferry Tops; Lions Win Opener

Editor's Note: We thought this article from our archives and several others we will publish this week were newsworthy and an interesting read. If you like the idea let us know and we will continue the practice in the future. GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (APRIL 8, 1982)--Steve Ferry supplied a 4-for-4 game, drove in four runs, and won the accolades of Coach Al Higginbotham after leading Gloucester High School to an opening 15-1 victory over host Penns Grove last Thursday. “Steve played exceptionally well,” said Higginbotham. “He had an outstanding game at the plate, was great fielding at first base, and... Read more →


Growing Up in Gloucester City: West Snares Rams Opener Score 12-10

Editor's Note: We thought this article from our archives and several others we will publish this week were newsworthy and an interesting read. If you like the idea let us know and we will continue the practice in the future. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 8, 1982)--Catcher Bob Zimmerman took stitches in his hand after sliding home in last Thursday’s opener against Cherry Hill West. It sort of set the pattern for Gloucester Catholic’s baseball team, which dropped the game, 12-10. “Our pitching was bad. It was a terrible day,” lamented Coach Joe Barth, Jr. “We had a few mistakes fielding... Read more →


Jack Bakely, of Bellmawr, formerly of Gloucester City; Iron Worker Local #3250, Army Veteran

John A. Bakely, "Jack", on December 28, 2021, of Bellmawr; formerly of Gloucester City. Age 83. Beloved husband of the late Therese Bakely (nee Shaw). Devoted father of Jack Bakely and Therese Posey (Glenn). Loving Pop Pop of Billy Watson and Daphne Posey. Dear brother of Sis Morency (the late Jack), George Bakely (Judy), Marion Bennett (the late Chuck). Myrtle Barber (the late Chuck), Joseph Bakely (the late Pat), Carol Elenback (Bill) and the late Charles Bakely. Dear brother-on-law of Jean Bakely. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Jack proudly served with the US Army during the Vietnam Era.... Read more →


Gloucester City Taxpayers File Lawsuit Against the Solar Panel Contractors for Not Finishing Job

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CNBNews photos GLOUCESTER CITY NJ——Sixty MPH plus wind gusts between 12:30pm and 1 PM on June 3, 2020 damaged the solar panels at the Cold Springs School, Cold Springs Drive. Fortunately both the Pre-School and the K-3rd Grade School were out of session when it happened otherwise someone might have been seriously injured or killed. The National Weather Service for South Jersey documented gusts that day between 58mph and 67 mph today between 12:30pm and 12:40pm. The contractors who were involved in the installation of the panels were sued by the School Board because... Read more →


GROWING UP GLOUCESTER: Quigley's Lumber, who Played in the Carmen Palmiero Basketball League

GROWING UP GLOUCESTER Gloucester City, NJ (Mid-1950's)--Top Row, from left-Coach Elenbark, unknown, John Hindsley, Buchanan, Bill Connelly, John Elenbark, unknown Bottom row-Lou Dunkle, unknown, Freihoff, Bob Ackley, unknown, McLaughlin, Bill Reinhardt Editor's note: Quigley's Lumber office building was located at Market Street and the railroad where the Lighthouse Baptist Church is today. They also had warehouses along on Johnson Blvd., on either side of Nicholson Road, and also on Jersey Avenue, near 7th Street in those days. The Johnson Blvd. warehouses were destroyed by fire. If you know the names of the unknown players and or the first names of... Read more →


Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Explains the dangers of colder water temperatures (video)

PHILADELPHIA — As temperatures drop along the mid-Atlantic coast, the Coast Guard urges all boaters to prepare for the water temperature, rather than the air temperature. Hypothermia occurs as your body temperature falls below 95 degrees Fahrenheit. The average water temp along the mid-Atlantic during the winter months is 53 degrees Fahrenheit, which can cause unconsciousness in about an hour with an estimated survivability between one and six hours. A Coast Guard spokesperson will be available speak to the following topics: Dress for the water, not the weather. Warmer days during late fall, winter, and spring can deceive boaters into... Read more →


Kevin Taylor of Maryland, GHS Alumnus, MHS Lift Manager, Youth Coach in Wes

Kevin W. Taylor, age 65, of Elkton, MD, formerly of Gloucester City, NJ, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 with his loving family by his side. Born in Camden, NJ, Kevin was the son of the late Evan and Rosina (Gordon) Taylor. He was a graduate of Gloucester High School Class of 1974 and went on to complete trade school. Before retiring, Kevin worked at MHS Lift Inc. in Brooklawn, NJ and Seaford, DE for over 35 years. He began as a technician and rose through the ranks as a service manager and technical trainer before becoming the... Read more →


Gloucester Lions Roar in City Series

The 2021 City Series was not much of a game as the GHS (9-1) Lions defeated cross town GCHS (0-11) Rams 56 - 0 with a second half running clock. With the win the Lions evened out the series at 23 with one tie. Pictured Mike Morrell The game featured Senior Mike Morrell, who sustained a season ending injury two years ago. Morrell #57 a team Captain entered his first action in two season. Morrell lined up as a wide receiver on the first play from scrimmage, With Morrell at receiver, recording setting running back Steven Burkhadt scored his first... Read more →


How Important Are Antivirus Software Updates For Cybersecurity?

By Iurii Motov/Shutterstock.com Staying cybersecure means that you need to be up to date with theaters in criminal tactics. However you also need to make sure that you have correct cybersecurity software installed on your devices. It’s not enough just to install cybersecurity software on your devices though. You must ensure that they are always kept up to date at all times. Software updates will maximize your security. Most people choose to ignore software updates as they can take time and disrupt your working day. However there are ways that you can make sure that you always get the latest... Read more →


Rams and Lions Battle Thursday for City Bragging Rights

Editor's Note: 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 after nearly 30 years. The game will be played at the John Lynch Field at Gloucester High School, Rt. 130 and Market Street, on Thursday. Kickoff 10:30 AM Related: Two and One-Half-Hours BY G.J. FERGUSON (CNBNewsnet)(Gloucester City NJ)(Nov. 27, 2019)--It has been nearly three decades since the last City-Series game was played in 1965. At times, it seems like it was only yesterday. But, sadly it wasn't. With... Read more →


Dolores (Dee) Elizabeth Shaw-Battersby Holt, formerly of Gloucester City; GHS Alumnus Class of 1958

Dolores (Dee) Elizabeth Shaw-Battersby Holt passed away peacefully on Nov. 17, 2021, at home. Dee was the loving daughter of the late Joseph and Emma Battersby. Dee was married to John C. (Bud) Holt for 57½ years before he passed. Dee was born on May 13, 1940, in Camden, N.J., and was raised in Gloucester City. She graduated from Gloucester City High School where she was a member of the girls’ basketball team, who she always was proud to say won the West Jersey Girls’ Championship of 1958. While in school, Dee was also a manager of the school’s field... Read more →


Michael D.J. Cipolla, of Haddon Twp. age 75; Gloucester City High School and Bishop Eustace Teacher

On November 11, 2021, of Haddon Twp., NJ. Age 75 years. Beloved husband of the late Antonina "Anne" Cipolla. Dear father of Giovanni (Jenn), Michael A. (Jen) and Nina-Anne (Mike) Rippo. Loving Pop-Pop of Michael, Joseph, Tyler, Jordan, John Anthony, Isabella, Marcello and Luciano. He is also lovingly survived by his sister, Anna Cipolla. Monsieur/Senor Cipolla was a dedicated French and Spanish teacher at Gloucester City High School for 38 years, followed by 11 years at Bishop Eustace Preparatory School. He and his beloved wife, Anne, also ran local favorite weekend stop, Cipolli Cannoli in Collingswood, for over 20 years.... Read more →


Theresa Lynn Rusk, age 35, of Brooklawn and Gloucester City, GHS Alumni Class of 2004, Nurse Assistant

Suddenly, On November 1, 2021. Age 35. Of Brooklawn and formerly of Gloucester City. Loving and cherished mother of Aubrey Lynn Rusk. Devoted daughter of Diane Lynn Rusk, Sr. (nee Alcorn) and the late Alan Frank Rusk. Beloved sister of Diane Lynn (Alex) Palmer. Survived by many aunts, uncles, friends, and cousins including her best friend Amber Hoffman (John Eberle) and nieces, Kayla and Vera. Theresa was born in Voorhees Township and was a resident of Gloucester City. She graduated from Gloucester City High School in 2004. Theresa was a graduate of Camden County College and was a Certified Nursing... Read more →


Marge Saunders, age 87, of Gloucester City, St. Mary's Parish Bookkeeper, Saints and Singers Member,

Gloucester City – (nee Pine) On November 1, 2021. Age 87. Loving wife of 60 years to the late Ralph J. Saunders, Jr. Cherished mother of Ralph J. Saunders, III, Maureen A. (Denis) Moran, Raymond Edward Saunders and the late David R. Saunders. Beloved grandmother of Ralph IV, Rachel, Sean (Kristie), David (Bianca), Abby, Emily, Raeann, Joseph and the late Matthew Moran. Loving great-grandmother of Ralph V, Daymion, Harper, Morgan, Sawyer and Olive. Dear Sister-In-Law of MaryAnn Saunders. Predeceased by her 12 siblings. Survived by loving niece Mary Jane (Jay) Goheen and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. Marge... Read more →


Eileen P. Aldridge (nee Colantuono), age 75 of Gloucester City

Eileen P. Aldridge (nee Colantuono), age 75 of Gloucester City, passed away at Cooper Hospital Camden on Monday November 1, 2021. The Aldridge family has chosen to share their heartfelt memories privately. crerancelebration #heartfelt Arrangements under the direction of the Etherington-Creran Funeral Home, 700 Powell Street, Gloucester City, NJ Read more →


Walter Jost, Gloucester City Republican Mayor, RE Broker, Radio Stations Employee, Marine Veteran, GHS Alumnus

Gloucester City, NJ, On October 26, 2021 Age 94. Preceded by his Beloved Wife, Jean. Loving father of William W Johnson and wife Debbie, Barry Jost and wife Christa, and the late Walter W Jost Jr. Cherished Grandfather of ten and Great-Grandfather of ten. Walter was Mayor of Gloucester City in the early 90's. A lifelong resident and graduate of Gloucester City High School. He was involved in the City and always showed care and concern for his family and citizens. Walt was committed and shared his experience in local government, numerous organizations and committees throughout the years. He had... Read more →


Rowan College wins on Overtime goal by Crystal Johnson

Gloucester High Grad, Crystal Johnson (First Team All Star Selection) netted the game winner in the 2nd OT as Runners win NJCAA District East Soccer Championship over Union with exciting 2-1 win! The Runners now head to WSOC National Championship Tournament! Congrats! Crystal shown holding Trophy Read more →


Theresa A. Stimelski (nee Perovich), of Haddon Township; Loved Cooking for Family Gatherings, Known for Gardening

Theresa A. Stimelski (nee Perovich), on October 20, 2021, of Haddon Township for over 40 years. Beloved wife of the late Robert H. Stimelski. Devoted mother of Robert Stimelski (Grace) and Bernadette Klaus (William). Loving grandmother of Caitlin Stimelski (Leighton), Theresa Sims (Bryan), Nathaniel Klaus, and Claire Klaus. Dear sister of Frances Thomas (the late Gordon), Dorothy Handy (the late Howard) and the late Susan Tedesco (the late Tom) and Peter Perovich (the late Mary). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Theresa's greatest love were her four grandchildren. She enjoyed making food for large family gatherings and was especially... 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 →


Republican Lawmakers Say FBI is Going After Parents for Harassing School Officials is against Free Speech

By Casey Harper | The Center Square (The Center Square) – A new FBI focus on parents accused of harassing school officials around the country over curriculum and COVID-19 policies is being criticized by Republican lawmakers as government overreach and an attempt to curb speech rights. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Tuesday night that he has directed the FBI to look into parents who have protested at local school board meetings around the country, calling it a "disturbing trend." Debates over critical race theory, COVID-19 mandates, transgender policies, and other issues have embroiled many local districts in controversy. The tension... Read more →


Third Street Row Homes Have Structural Issues; One Property Declared Unfit for Habitation/Occupancy

THIRD STREET ROW HOMES, starting on the right the addresses are 209, 211, 213, and 215. The 211 property has been declared unsafe for habitation, 213 is also empty; people are living in 209 and 215. According to Paul Clarke the owner of 211, the problem with the brick facade started when a contractor was doing work on 213 the adjoining property. (CNBNews photo) WILLIAM E. CLEARY SR. | CNBNews Dorothy Heade | CNBNews Contributor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 24, 2021)--A row of Third Street homes, addresses 209, 211, 213, and 215, could be in danger of collapse because the... Read more →


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 →


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 →