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Another outstanding performance sends Louisiana to the semifinals

ALWS Game 6: By Jeremy Field Box Score Building on the momentum of a 12-1 win on Thursday, Destrehan, La., Post 366 put forth another dominating performance to move to 2-0 in pool play and clinch advancement in the American Legion World Series. Louisiana topped Festus, Mo., Post 253 in Friday’s nightcap, 9-1. Both teams threatened in the first inning,... Read more →


American Legion World Series: The Final Eight

In one of the most competitive regional rounds in American Legion Baseball’s history, all eight regions required the maximum 15 games to determine a champion. Eight teams have emerged as regional victors and will move on to the American Legion World Series in Shelby, N.C., which started on Thursday, Aug. 15, and runs through Championship Tuesday on Aug. 20. Games... Read more →


Legion Baseball Regionals: Day 4 recap

The American Legion Gloucester City News blog files AUGUST 11, 2019 RELATED: BROOKLAWN SPORTS The field has been trimmed and we are just one day away from finding out which eight teams will emerge from the field of over 3,500 teams to reach the American Legion World Series. In some regions, three one-loss teams remain, all needing to be perfect... Read more →


Legion Baseball regionals: Day 3 recap

RELATED: BROOKLAWN SPORTS THE AMERICAN LEGION We’re down to the penultimate day of the American Legion Baseball regional tournament and four teams remain in each region. There is one unbeaten team in each of the eight pools and three teams sitting at 2-1. Per American Legion Baseball policy, the bracket may be rearranged to avoid rematches if possible. All 3-0... Read more →


American Legion Mid-Atlantic Baseball Tournament: Brooklawn Plays Vienna Today 11:30

Team Brooklawn Post 72 Canal Post 25 Funkstown Post 211 Hamburg Post 527 Morgantown Post 2 Randolph County Post 45 - HOST Vienna Post 180 Wilmington Post 10 Sunday, August 11, 2019 Wednesday, August 07, 2019 Game Time Location Team Score Team B1 9:30 AM McCrary Park Canal Post 25 Morgantown Post 2 B2 11:30 AM McCrary Park Vienna Post... Read more →


2019 American Legion Baseball regional qualifiers

From a field of over 3,500 teams, the final 64 American Legion Baseball teams have been announced. The regional tournaments will run Aug. 7-11 and feature all state champions, as well as regional hosts and runners-up from states with the most senior teams. For live stats and more information, visit americanlegion.sportngin.com/2019regionals. The 64 finalists are as follows: Northeast - Shrewsbury,... Read more →


Can You Identify This Alleged Haddon Heights Bank Robber.

The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Haddon Heights Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man who robbed a bank today, August 6, 2019. The suspect entered the Citizens Bank located at 131 White Horse Pike in Haddon Heights at approximately 1:00 p.m. He handed a note to a teller and received an undisclosed amount of cash... Read more →


In 1925, American Legion Baseball was born of a need to strengthen young people and the nation

By Jeremy Field/THE AMERICAN LEGION The origin of American Legion Baseball is traced to June 17, 1925, when former Army Maj. John L. Griffith, commissioner of the Big Ten Conference, addressed the American Legion Department of South Dakota’s summer convention in Milbank. “There is nothing in our national life which stresses certain qualities that are expressed in our athletics,” said... Read more →


American Legion World Series coverage grows on ESPNU, ESPNews

The American Legion (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 19, 2019)--Continuing growth of the American Legion World Series in Shelby, N.C., has led to an increase of live television coverage on the ESPN family of networks for 2019. Once again, Thursday’s games will air online on ESPN3.com and games Saturday through Monday will air on ESPNU. For the first time, Friday’s pool play games will... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': Friends Like Mine (Life on the Fringe)

Dawn Watson/CNB News Contributor *Living rough the way I do is not a unique experience. Even in the Land of Opportunity, thousands of people are living on the fringe of society. It’s a humbling, sweltering, freezing, filthy, hungry experience. However, it can have its humorous moments. Take, for example, a kind-hearted friend that invited me into her home for lunch.... Read more →


CAMDEN COUNTY NEWS

The Camden County Board of Freeholders wish you a very Happy 4th of July holiday! Visit the Vineyards Music Series Enjoy live music and wine tastings at Sharrott Winery on Friday, July 5th from 6 PM to 9 PM. Concerts are free with wine tastings and food are available for purchase. These concerts are proudly sponsored by the Camden County... Read more →


'Incredible' Legion support helps bring disabled veterans together

By Steven B. Brooks JUN 26, 2019 View Photo Gallery (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 29, 2019)--Fifty years ago, Paul Minillo, Bill Hancock, Ron Marmon, Joe Hughes and Tom Crites all served together in Vietnam in the U.S. Marines’ Hotel (H) Company in the 2nd Battalion, 26th Marines, 5th Division. All five men earned Purple Hearts, as did more than 90 percent of those... Read more →


MARC will be in Gloucester City on Sunday at GHS

Gloucester City, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 28, 2019)--A Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC), providing recovery resources for people from Gloucester City News blog files Camden and Gloucester Counties affected by the recent flooding event, will open Sunday, June 30, from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM at Gloucester City High School 1300 Market Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030 Partner resources available at the MARC... Read more →


Janet Brown Collins of Haddon Heights; Alumnus of Rutgers and GCHS

Janet and Paul Collins Haddon Heights – Surrounded by her loving family, on June 23, 2019. Age 88. (nee Brown). Loving and devoted wife of 67 years to Paul Collins. Together they spent 73 wonderful years. Loving mother of Michael Collins and his wife, Maggie and Mark Collins and his wife, Lynda. Cherished grandmother of Mia Collins (Peter) and Kathleen... Read more →


Teachers Union Demonstrates in Bellmawr; Schools Closing? How Much Do Teachers Make?

photo credit (CNBNewsnet) UPDATED/CORRECTED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Members of the New Jersey Teachers Union were demonstrating this past weekend at the Route 42 overpass on Creek Road, Bellmawr. Some of the signs they were carrying read: Hurting the Middle Class Hurts Everyone Say No to Swindler Sweeney We Love New Jersey Public Schools I'm Sticking with the... Read more →


Father Sullivan Golf Tournament at Pitman Golf Club, Monday, June 17

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The 23rd Annual Father Sullivan Golf Tournament will be held at the Pitman Golf Club on Monday, June 17th. Registration will begin at 12 noon. A putting contest will precede the 1:30 shotgun start. This golf tournament is named for Rev. John Sullivan who spent over twenty years of his life serving the Gloucester Catholic community. “Sully”... Read more →


Frederick J. Vanderslice Jr. of Avalon, formerly of Haddon Heights

Avalon, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)-- Frederick J. Vanderslice Jr., age 76, of Avalon (formerly Haddon Heights) passed away suddenly on May 31, 2019. Devoted husband of 52 years to Ella May Vanderslice. Beloved father of Chad (Kris) Vanderslice, Eric (JoAnna) Vanderslice, and Amy Hess. Brother of Wayne (Bonnie) Vanderslice. Also survived by 10 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Fred graduated Audubon... Read more →


Saint Mary (Rutherford) 4 Gloucester Catholic 3

St. Mary's celebrates winning the Non-Parochial B State Title (Gloucestercitynews.net photo credit) HAMILTON TOWNSHIP --(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 6, 2019)--Saint Mary’s won the Non Parochial B State Title, Thursday night, defeating Gloucester Catholic the reigning two time champions at Veterans Park, Hamilton Township. St. Mary's pitcher Kenny Quijano held the high scoring Rams to just 3 runs. The Rams, who were on a... Read more →


Frederik J. Frank, of Audubon; Football Coach, Teacher

Audubon - Frederik J. Frank of Audubon, formally of Collingswood, NJ passed away on Thursday May 2, 2019 at the age of 51. Cherished son of predeceased Justin and Dolores Frank Sr. Dear brother of Carmela M. Frank of Oaklyn and predeceased Justin J. Frank Jr. Loving uncle of Jennifer (CJ) Reis of Washington Twp. and Gina Marie Brown and... Read more →


Oaklyn Police Speak Out on the "Swerving" Phenomena

OAKLYN, NJ (June 1, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)---The Oaklyn Police Department released the following information about a problem called "swerving." Due to recent complaints about the phenomena known as “swerving”, (bicyclists intentionally riding into the paths of vehicles) we felt the need to address this issue in the interest of public safety. The OPD routinely receives complaints of bicyclists engaging in this behavior... Read more →


Carolyn T. Moore of Deptford, formerly of Haddon Hts.

Carolyn T. Zappley-Moore, Deptford, New Jersey, formerly of Haddon Heights, New Jersey passed away peacefully on Monday, May 20, 2019. Beloved partner to Robert Covely and the Covely family. Survived by her son, Gregory A. Zappley (Annamarie) and predeceased by her granddaughter Nicole Marie; son Jeffrey L. Moore (Jennifer); grandchildren, Benjamin, Timothy and Jessica; sister, Theresa Scott Rose (Lou); brother,... Read more →


Mitchell F. Malinowski, of Haddon Township; Army Veteran

Haddon Township – On May 20, 2019. Age 77. Loving husband of 46 years to Patricia L. Malinowski (nee Glover). Beloved father of Michael F. Malinowski and Mitchell S. Malinowski and beloved father-in-law of Robbin. Cherished Pop-Pop of Olivia and Matthew. Born and raised in South Camden, Mitchell proudly served our country in the U.S. Army. Relatives and friends are... Read more →


New American Legion World Series logo unveiled

The American Legion and Cleveland County (N.C.) ALWS Baseball, Inc., released the new logo for the American Legion World Series (ALWS). With Shelby, N.C., affirmed as the host of the American Legion World Series in perpetuity, both parties agreed to unify the visual identity of the event by combining to create one unified logo as opposed to the two previously... Read more →