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Looking to Get into the Film Industry? Here’s How

Gloucestercitynews.net (March 5, 2020)--The film industry is an exciting and varied career path, which can be notoriously difficult to get into. With a lot of competition out there, you must understand what you need to do to put your best foot forward. Due to the sheer size of the film industry, however, the good news is that you’ll be spoiled for choice in the number of areas and departments you can potentially go into. Here is your guide to get you started if you are considering a career in the film industry. Research Your Options Perhaps you know that you... Read more →


Brooklawn Drops Championship on Emotional Decision

by CNBNews Staff BROOKLAWN, NJ—Brooklawn School's first year Coach Austin Darrow never expected his first championship game as a Head coach would be decided off the court instead of on the hardwood floor of a gym. Darrow was forced to decide before the game whether to sit his best player over a personal issue and probably lose the game for his entire team or play the game as if nothing happened. After getting support from players and parents, Darrow felt setting aside his principles was not worth a Championship. Darrow sat his best player and with his top player sitting... Read more →


Gloucester City Basketball Weekend

The Gloucester City Basketball League was in action this weekend, where the first place Grade 7/8 Senior Boys and Grade 3/4 Travel Girls took to the hardwood. Teams pictured below are the Grade 7/8 Boys, Kindergarten and Grade 3/4 Girls More Photos available at WWW.Darrowphotos.com Photos Courtesy of Bruce Darrow Pictured Kindergarten Action Pictured below Kindergarten Shea Gorman Pictured below Grade 7/8 Mike Light Pictured below Corrine Kelly Pictured below Audrey Rettig Read more →


Gloucester City Weekend Basketball and Middle School

The Gloucester City Middle School Boys Grade 5/6 Team remained unbeaten when they top Haddon Twp 42-33 on Sunday. The win for the school was the second this weekend as they beat previously unbeated Barrington. Photo's Courtesy of Bruce Darrow Pictured Below GHS Middle William Rodgers Pictured below GHS Middle Guy Lynam Pictured GHS Middle Keegan Cohan Pictured below Middle School Vincent Kelly takes a Layup Pictured below Carmen Palmiero Girls 3/4 Read more →


Detroit Free Press Is An Absolute Disgrace

January 2, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a news story in the January 2 Detroit Free Press: By Bill Donohue | The Catholic League Let's say you are a reporter who detests the Catholic Church (there are more than a few out there), and would like to do an article that reflects badly on it. You come across a story that may qualify, but it is rather routine: it is about high school boys acting inappropriately. Not satisfied that it will really put the Church against the wall, you decide to enhance the piece by trotting out... 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 added as an Olympic Sport. Read more →


M.A.G.A.: Trump and Dem Candidates Dance to YMCA Tune in Viral Video

A Florida lawyer whose work for WikiLeaks landed him before the Mueller Commission and a small group of supporters of President Donald Trump just dropped on social media a humorous pro-MAGA video on the riffs of the 1970s disco anthem YMCA. Released about noon Monday, the video starts in the same fashion of The Village People's original song with vintage views of the Manhattan's old YMCA building -except that in his version, the real neon sign was replaced with MAGA. In the parody by the fake band The American People, the faces of the original singers dressed to look like... Read more →


Maryland's Photo Contest Winners

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has announced the winners of the 2019 Natural Resources Photo Contest, with the grand prize going to David Illig of Gambrills for his stunning close-up shot of an eastern tiger swallowtail butterfly. This year’s grand prize package includes $500, a Maryland State Parks Passport, a five-year subscription to Maryland Natural Resource magazine, and five copies of the 2020 calendar with the winning image displayed on the cover. About 2,500 photos were submitted by more than 500 photographers in this year’s contest. In addition to the overall grand prize winner, the judges selected first through... Read more →


Delaware Basin Spring Photo Contest Winner; Summer Contest begins June 21

WEST TRENTON, N.J. (Gloucestercitynews.net) (May 31) – The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) today announced that Laura Orbine’s photograph, titled Tulipes `a Frenchtown, was chosen as the winner of the commission’s Spring 2019 Photo Contest. Thirty-five photographs were submitted by 11 individuals for the contest. “This scene really spoke to me, and I knew I needed to grab a photo because the tulip bloom is fleeting,” said Laura Orbine of Frenchtown, N.J. “I am fortunate to live in the Delaware River corridor and thankful for the individuals and organizations that protect it as a water resource, recreational area, historical region,... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Rams South Jersey Champs

UPDATED BROOKLAWN, NJ-- (Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 31, 2019)--Gloucester Catholic defeated Trenton Catholic 10-0 in the South Jersey Championship Game today at the Joe Barth Field, Brooklawn, NJ. Today's victory was the team's seventh straight win. Offensively they have been on fire at the plate having scored a total of 85 runs which includes today's result. The Rams Anthony Solometo was on the mound and his control of the ball was nearly perfect. He looked strong throughout the day. His fastball was hitting 90 mph according to a scout who was clocking him. The Rams, who are the reigning 2-year champions, will defend... Read more →


GCHS at Bishop Eustace Prep; RAMS WIN, 15-8

UPDATED PENNSAUKEN, NJ (May 22, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)--Gloucester Catholic improved their record today to 16-5 with a 15-8 win over Bishop Eustace Prep. Rams Tyler Parks , a junior started the game on the mound and junior Jack Stewart got the save. Gloucester Catholic's Jack McNellis, hit a two-run homer. In the bottom of the 6th inning with the Rams ahead 12-4 Eustace got 4 runs. Gloucester Catholic's Senior Day is Thursday at 4 PM against Wildwood at home. The Rams begin the State Playoffs on Friday at home against Ranney Photo's courtesy Bruce Darrow Read more →


Gloucester High School Guidance Counselor Receives Award

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (gloucestercitynews.net)--Gloucester City High School guidance counselor, Mr. George Bakey, who was honored as the recipient of the General Colin Powell Community Service Award at Tuesday night’s “Our Community Salutes” banquet. The Colin Powell Award, named after General Colin Powell, U.S. Army (Ret.), is a public service award that is presented to high school counselors in recognition of providing guidance, counseling and mentoring for students as they assess their accomplishments, talents, and interests as they move forward in their lives. The award is provided to one guidance counselor in each local organization and represents all counselors within the... Read more →


Memories from the Past: THE YEAR WAS 1955...

RELATED: GLOUCESTER CITY HISTORY SOME OF US may remember our parents saying some or all of the statements below. History does repeat itself. ***** Did you hear the post office is thinking about charging 7 cents just to mail a letter? If they raise the minimum wage to $1, nobody will be able to hire outside help at the store. When I first started driving, who would have thought gas would someday cost 25 cents a gallon? Guess we'd be better off leaving the car in the garage. Did you see where some baseball player just signed a contract for... Read more →


Saint Mary's Parish St. Patricks Day Breakfast

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--The annual St. Patrick's Day Breakfast sponsored by St. Mary's Parish was held Sunday, March 17 in Monsignor Lucitt gym. Click on images to enlarge D. Danks, T. Cullen Powell Mayor Spencer, B. Shodder, B. Ryan, and Trish Trish Cullen Powell Trish’s sister Jody. Gloucester City Mayor Dan Spencer, Dee Danks RELATED: Gloucester City St. Patrick's Day 2019 Parade B. Mosteig, D. Danks, C. Shodder Joe and Marge Thomas Fred Durso and Joe Thomas Fred and Marge (photos by Gus Danks, CNBNews photographer) John Durkin, Fr. Durkin Pat Healey Read more →


DRBC Announces Delaware Basin Winter Photo Contest WinnerSpring Contest

CNBNewsnet March7,2019 WEST TRENTON, N.J. (March 5) – The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) today announced that Bridget Davis’ photograph, titled Polar Vortex Beauty, was chosen as the winner of the commission’s Winter 2018-2019 Photo Contest. Forty photographs were submitted by 14 individuals for the contest. “I always have my camera with me and enjoy photographing the amazing wildlife and beautiful scenery of this area along the West Branch Delaware River,” said Bridget Davis of Deposit, N.Y. “The recent polar vortex made for some fantastic photographs; I felt sorry for the geese, but they didn’t appear to mind the cold.”... Read more →


4th Annual Gloucester City Irish Parade a Success

CNBNewsnet | March 3, 2019 GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --Camden County Freeholder Bill Moen was this years Parade Grand Marshall for the 4th Annual Gloucester City St. Patrick’s Day Parade held today, Sunday, March 3. The parade featured string bands, bagpipes, Irish dancers, Irish music bands, and community groups. Despite the cold cloudy weather the parade route was lined with crowds of supporters all of who claimed to be Irish in one way or another. This link will take you to some random photos of today's parade submitted by long time friend Larry "Gus" Danks. Gloucester City Irish Parade 2019 Gloucester... Read more →


PART 6: Early History of The City of Gloucester City: The Brick Building; Library; Rotary Club

Building at King and Monmouth The three-story brick building now standing on the northeast corner of Monmouth and Kings Streets has an old historic background. The first person known to occupy the building was Dr. Wm. C. Mulford who came to Gloucester in 1845. In addition to housing the doctor’s office it also served as the post office with Dr. Mulford as postmaster. The first bank was also located in this building. In 1849 the first Building Association, known as the Gloucester Saving Fund and Building Association was formed with Dr. Mulford as one of the incorporators. After seven years... Read more →


Part 1: Early History of City of Gloucester City

The Tercentenary Committee formed by Gloucester City Mayor Louis A. Kelly in January 1962 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--The year 1964 was the 341st anniversary of the State of New Jersey (1664 to 1964). That year Gloucester City's Mayor and Council authorized a Tercentenary Celebration with a number of events planned to emphasized Gloucester City's rich history. In 1964 a 50-page booklet titled THE HISTORY OF GLOUCESTER CITY compiled by the Gloucester City Jaycees, with the help of the Gloucester City Historical Society was published and distributed to residents. The book contained historical photos and... Read more →


Get Your Tickets Now! The Most Spectacular New Year's Eve Celebrations in Philadelphia

5, 4, 3, 2, 1 … Ring in 2019 at the most spectacular New Year's Eve celebrations in Philadelphia – Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest's Parties on Ice! It's the best spot in the city to watch the SugarHouse New Year's Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront because the barges are positioned in front of the rink for optimal viewing. Add ice skating, food, cash bar, fire pits, heated Lodge, and activities, and you've got yourself one of the best New Year's Eve Parties in town -- correction -- the best two NYE Parties. That's right! Here in Philadelphia we celebrate the... Read more →


Five Murals in Your Neighborhood: Southeast Philly

by: Laura Kochman & Aubrey Fink Parts Per Million by Ben Volta, in progress. Photo by Steve Weinik. No matter what neighborhood you call home, there’s a mural that you walk by every day. Over time, public artworks become part of a community’s identity, and we’re celebrating by calling out five murals in every Philly neighborhood. Explore the southeast side of the city with us in the fifth installment of this series, looking at public art in an area densely populated by new immigrants and longstanding Philadelphia families alike. EXPLORE WITH THE MURAL MAP Aqui Y Alla Aqui y Alla,... Read more →


DRBC Announces Delaware Basin Fall Photo Contest Winner

Winning Image: Bridge Between Two Seasons by Kevin Haines Winter Contest Begins December 21 WEST TRENTON, N.J. (Dec. 4) – The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) today announced that Kevin Haines’ photograph, titled Bridge Between Two Seasons, was chosen as the winner of the commission’s Fall 2018 Photo Contest. Forty-three photographs were submitted by 12 individuals for the contest. “I have been hiking, canoeing, and photographing the Delaware River since 1972 and love every trip,” said Kevin Haines of Brick, N.J. “I appreciate the DRBC hosting this photo contest that features one of our most beautiful natural resources, the Delaware... Read more →


DEMOLITION OF THE METRO DINER HAS BEGUN

CNBNews photos credit Joe Townsend BROOKLAWN, NJ (September 17, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--A piece of Brooklawn history was demolished today as the Metro Diner, Route 130 and Browning Road was leveled to make room for a Super Wawa. Since the 50's that corner has been used for a restaurant. Originally the property was owned by the Ponizio's family. The owners of the Metro Diner closed the popular dining site Monday, June 4. The Metro opened in 2009. In 2013 the rumors began to circulate that the diner had been sold to Wawa. The gossip, mostly coming from Metro employees, off the record, surfaced... Read more →


DRBC Announces Delaware Basin Summer Photo Contest Winner

WEST TRENTON, N.J. (August 29) – The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) today announced that Paul Michael Bergeron’s photograph, titled Lazin’ at Neshaminy Creek on an Early Summer Day, was chosen as the winner of the commission’s Summer 2018 Photo Contest. The Neshaminy Creek is a Pennsylvania tributary to the Delaware River. Twenty-four photographs were submitted by 13 individuals for the contest. “I became enthralled with the Delaware River from living on the waterfront for over twenty years,” said Paul Michael Bergeron of Andalusia, Pa. “Nature, bird, and wildlife photography is my passion, especially capturing the beauty and magnificence of... Read more →


Photo Pop Philly’s ‘Red White and Blue’ Exhibit Ends Labor Day

image provided Special Discounts and Giveaways Announced For Its Final Week Who: Photo Pop Philly Where: Hosted in the Philadelphia Building (1315 Walnut Street) What: Photo Pop Philly’s Last Week When: Friday, August 31, 2018 (Hours 3pm - 11pm) - Final Friday - Guests can enjoy a complimentary glass of wine or beer when they enter the Exhibit as a special thank you for welcoming Photo Pop with open arms this summer! Saturday, September 1, 2018 (Hours 12pm - 10pm) MIA Pre Party with a Special Made in America soundtrack! (Show your Made in America Ticket for $5 off at... Read more →


LE DÎNER EN BLANC WELCOMES 5,500 GUESTS TO PHILADELPHIA CITY HALL/THOMAS PAINE PLAZA

Photo Credit: Georgi Anastasov Philadelphia, PA (August 17, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) -- On Thursday, August 16, 2018 over 5,500 guests attended Le Dîner en Blanc - Philadelphia held at City Hall and Thomas Paine Plaza. This was the seventh edition in the City of Brotherly Love and the largest Dîner en Blanc gathering in the country, so far this summer, for the second year in a row. Guests had the opportunity to explore one of the city's most iconic landmarks while mingling amongst fellow Philadelphians. “This year we were celebrating the 30th anniversary of the event’s creation in Paris that brought so... Read more →