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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 →

News from the City of Gloucester City's Website

CORRECTION CNBNews Editor's Note: The following information was obtained from the Gloucester City Municipal website which was recently redesigned. Some of this information is a few months old. We found it while perusing the city's site and thought it was news that you would appreciate knowing. Some of the highlights include:... Read more →

CYBER ALERT: K-12 Distance Learning Education Being Targeted by Cyber Actors

Original release date: December 10, 2020 This Joint Cybersecurity Advisory was coauthored by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC). The FBI, CISA, and MS-ISAC assess malicious cyber actors are targeting kindergarten through twelfth grade (K-12)... 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 →

Elizabeth "Betty" Batten Ocean View, formerly of Gloucester City; GCHS and CCC Alumnus

On November 11, 2020; age 74 years. Devoted mother of Danny O'Brien, Jr., David (Diane) O'Brien, and Bernadette (Bill) Yingling; Loving grandmother of Kyle, Sonja, and Cecelia. Gloucestercitynews.net files Prior to her retirement, Betty was employed as a supervisor of Food Services for Gloucester City Public Schools. Also, she was a... 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 →

Peyton and Me Meandering Through the Streets of South Jersey (Gloucester City Chapter III)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Condoms are thrown about at Gloucester City public parking lot (Russell Cogill photo) Gloucestercitynews.net (November 11, 2020)--Gloucester City resident Russell Cogill contacted CNBNews today regarding the discarded condoms laying about the public city parking lot on King Street, next to the Fire Department. Cogill said,... 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 →

Peyton and Me Meandering Through the Streets of South Jersey (Gloucester City, Chapter I)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --Our column this week contains photos taken during our daily walk throughout Gloucester City. In the first photo, our eyes were drawn to the changing leaves on the trees near St. Mary's Church, Monmouth, and Atlantic Streets. CNBNews photo For those who... Read more →

When the teacher is the bully

Bullying has become a national issue. But what do you do if the school bully is your child's teacher? by: Jessica Kelmon | GREATSCHOOLS.ORG When Karen Eubank’s son first complained about his “mean” teacher, she took it with a grain of salt. “Usually ‘mean’ just means a teacher makes you study,... 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 →

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 →

LOVE YOUR MONEY: Investigation Reveals Questionable Hiring Practices at NJ School Construction Agency

The Report raises questions about hiring practices that gave unqualified employees six-figure salaries By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square Sep 30, 2020 (The Center Square) – A report on former New Jersey Schools Development Authority Chief Executive Officer Lizette Delgado-Polanco raises questions about hiring practices that gave unqualified employees six-figure... Read more →

GreatSchools.org Releases New Data for Gloucester High School

Gloucestercitynews.net files (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(Sept. 28, 2020)--Greatschools.org has changed how they measure school success and this may have changed your school’s rating. The organization released the following information. In an effort to give parents a more complete picture of school quality, we recently made some changes. Our Equity Rating is now... Read more →


Research shows that high schools that successfully support at-risk students are more effective for all their students. by: GreatSchools Staff All parents want a great education for their kids, but what makes a great high school? We follow the research, survey educators, and analyze the data to help you figure it... 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 →

NJ lawmakers question perceived unfairness of state's school funding formula

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Acting New Jersey Education Commissioner Kevin Dehmer fielded questions from the Senate Budget and Appropriation Committee about school funding and a cut in mental health services for schools during a nearly two-hour long hearing Gloucestercitynews.net files Thursday. Republican Sen. Steve... Read more →

NJ SCHOOL BOARDS SURVEY: NJ School Districts Need Help

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 Gloucestercitynews.net files coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. JOHN MOONEY | SEPTEMBER 2, 2020 NJ School Boards Association’s second survey of members finds schools crying out for... 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 →

Substitute Teacher's Aides for Gloucester City Public School District

County: Camden Posted Date: 8/25/2020 Expiration Date: 9/24/2020 Description Looking for a permanent substitute position? Well we are currently hiring talented Substitute Teacher's Aides that are needed on a long-term basis. Kelly Education is now hiring substitute Teacher's Aides for the Gloucester Public School District for the 2020-2021 school year! Substituting... Read more →

Substitute Teachers Needed for Gloucester City Public Schools

County: Camden Gloucestercitynews.net files Posted Date: 8/25/2020 Expiration Date: 9/24/2020 CITY: Gloucester City NJ Description Remember your favorite teacher? You could be THAT teacher! Gloucester City Public Schools and Kelly Education are seeking talented teachers to fill various Building Substitute positions at all grade levels for the 2020-2021 school year. No... Read more →

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Gateway Regional vs. Gloucester HS, Wednesday, 10AM

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--Gateway Regional vs. Gloucester City High School Football 2020 Gloucestercitynews.net files Watch Live Here: http://scoopy.sport-lovers.org/hsfootball.php Gators vs Lions The Gloucester City (NJ) varsity football team has a home non-conference game vs. Gateway Regional (Woodbury Heights, NJ) on Wednesday, August 26 @ 10am Gloucester City High School Stadium, Market Street... Read more →

Will There Be Schools Without Teachers? NJ Reopening Plans Unclear

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. JOHN MOONEY | AUGUST 21, 2020 A District touted as model for fall reopening faces teacher shortages, a growing problem Gloucestercitynews.net... Read more →

Gloucester High School Freshman & New Student Orientation August 26

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (August 20, 2020)--The administration and staff are looking forward to meeting our newest additions to our Lions family and working together to ensure a smooth transition to our school. It is important that you know our school’s vision as you prepare for your experiences: “Gloucester High School, in... Read more →

Gloucester High School First Day of School Sept. 1

Freshman & New Student Orientation - 8/26 First Day of School - September 1st Summer Reading & Math Assignments Gloucester City High School / News / What's New / First Day of School - September 1st First Day of School - September 1st First Day of School - September 1st The... Read more →

What States Saw The Biggest Loss In Education Jobs?

click image to enlarge Editor's Note: Zippia.com a resource site for job seekers surveyed the 50 states in the union to see what ones lost the most jobs in education as a result of the COVID-19 virus. Coming in at number 1, Delaware, number 2, New Jersey, 3, Massachusetts, 4, Michigan,... Read more →

Push to Make NJ Schools Remote Only Stalls

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. JOHN MOONEY | Lawmakers had backed the bill to halt plans for in-person learning in September, but Gov. Phil Murphy switched... Read more →

Questions Parents have about Learning Pods

Get the lowdown on learning pods and micro-schools — and consider ways to support equity in education during the pandemic. by: Mira Browne, Executive Director of Prepared Parents | August 13, 2020 We’ve been following the (inter)national conversation about learning pods, and it looks like parents have a lot of questions:... Read more →

Rutgers' Graduate School of Education/Abbot Leadership Provide Summer Training for Educators/Parents

By Lisa Intrabartola After navigating remote learning on the fly this spring, educators will be tackling the challenges of teaching during the pandemic again this fall. Rutgers has been rolling out services to help teachers and families prepare for an anticipated hybrid approach to in person and remote learning in public... Read more →

Some Educators Want Remote-Only Opening for NJ Public Schools

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. Top administrator association makes public plea to start the year with virtual-only instruction JOHN MOONEY A month out from Labor Day,... Read more →

Remote Learning Gets Mixed Marks in State Survey of New Jersey Families

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. JOHN MOONEY | AUGUST 4, 2020 Parents split on online instruction as prospects for fall opening shaky New Jersey’s seismic shift... Read more →

National Study: Private, Charter Schools More Likely to Provide Better Education During Shutdown

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square image courtesy of unsplash.com (The Center Square) – Several reports and national surveys indicate that private and charter schools provided more meaningful educational services during state shutdowns than public schools did, and more parents are choosing nontraditional educational options this fall. A nationally representative... Read more →

Brace Yourself for the Truth: All Kids Lie!

12 tips for raising truthful kids Parents rate honesty as the quality they most want to teach their children. We asked the experts for their best advice for raising honest kids. by: Charity Ferreira /greatschools.org Brace yourself for the cold, hard truth: all kids lie. They do it for many of... Read more →

CDC Says It Is Important for America’s Schools to REOPEN this Fall

UPDATED JULY 23, 2020 source CDC As families and policymakers make decisions about their children returning to school, it is important to consider the full spectrum of benefits and risks of both in-person and virtual learning options. Parents are understandably concerned about the safety of their children at school in the... Read more →

School Librarians are Providing Services and Resources During Pandemic

July 21, 2020-School librarians, long identified as thought leaders in school communities, provide invaluable services and resources to children in times of crisis. With educators facing unprecedented challenges presented by COVID-19, school librarians and their libraries play a more important role than ever. "School librarians provide critical services for children in... 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 →

Gloucester City Middle School Graduation

The Goucester City Middle School held its 2020 Eighth Grade Graduation tonite. Due to the current pandemic, student were socially distanced and family and friends occupied both sides of the John A Lynch Football Field. Family and friends who were unable to be seated inside the field were provided a large... Read more →

Murphy Gives in to Teacher's Union Pressure, Offers 'Virtual-Only' Option for 2020 School Opening

image Gloucestercitynews.net files Some teachers Unions across the country are refusing to send their members back to work for fear they would catch the COVID-19 virus. The above sign appears outside a school in California. One union, specifically the United Teachers Los Angeles, announced Friday that Los Angeles Unified District schools... Read more →

What Is Needed for Schools to Open in September?

As parents, educators, and state and local officials grapple with the big question on everyone's minds, Prepared Parents' Co-Founder Mira Browne explains the options and looks at what it will take to reopen schools safely. by: Mira Browne, Executive Director of Prepared Parents | July 16, 2020 What will school be... Read more →

Cindy Stumpo: Forget College, Go To Trade School Instead

(Gloucester City, NJ)(July 19, 2020)--Attending trade school in an essential industry, like construction management means low student loans, and making an average of $70,000 (or more) a year. Especially if you’re a woman, says Cindy Stumpo, Boston-based developer, luxury residential home builder and founder and CEO of C. Stumpo Development, Inc.... Read more →

Reopening Dilemma: NJ Students, Teachers Afraid to Return to School

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. JOHN MOONEY | JULY 16, 2020 School districts struggling to balance in-school/virtual instruction face another problem — educators, students unwilling to... Read more →

Philadelphia Federation of Teachers Releases Recommendations for Opening Schools

PHILADELPHIA— The PFT released its recommendations regarding reopening school buildings. These recommendations are built on months of member feedback, and are developed in conjunction with insight and expertise from scientists and infectious disease experts. Download the full report here. Download the report appendices here. Planning for reopening must be based on... Read more →

Girls Softball Tournaments in South Jersey Next Week

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 10, 2020)--Gloucester High is host six other teams at the Gloucester City Ponytail field on Johnson Boulevard for a 12 game tournament that will be played over four days. There will be no tournament champion. Also in South Jersey next week, according to NJ Advance Media, Woodstown and Schalick will... Read more →

Gloucester City Teacher Honored by SONIC Drive-In

SONIC Drive-In thanks teacher in Gloucester City with $112 donation to aid distance learning In honor of Teacher Appreciation Month, SONIC is providing teachers with necessary supplies for students to continue learning at home OKLAHOMA CITY (July 8, 2020) – To recognize the entrepreneurial spirit driving teachers to meet their students'... Read more →