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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 Griffith, a strong promoter of improved physical fitness among Americans, given the typically poor health of many who had gone on to serve in the... 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 also be broadcast live on television and can be seen on ESPNU. Tuesday will bring two opportunities to see the championship game. The game 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. I’ve grown accustomed to drinking from a garden hose and am now being served iced tea in a crystal glass. My first thought is, “How... Read more →


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 Board of Freeholders. For more information, visit sharrottwinery.com. Read More. R.E.A.L. Dodgeball: Last Game of the Season The Camden County Board of Freeholders and the... 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 who served in Hotel Company; another 74 of the company’s Marines were killed in action. Their service together created a bond that the five men... 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 will include service organizations such as the American Red Cross, Team Rubicon, Catholic Charities USA and others. Also present will be Camden and Gloucester County... 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 Collins (Jay) and great-grandmother of Gary Martinez and Mariah Collins. Beloved sister of Navy Pilot Captain William I. Brown, Jr. (Patricia), Beverly Rosell (late Robert)... 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 Union Union Strong for our Students TRENTON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net) (June 13, 2019)--Lawmakers say they have a plan to fix New Jersey's fiscal crisis, restore 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” was a friend to all who came in contact with him. We name the tournament in his honor to carry on the spirit of commitment... 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 High School in 1961, Morehead State University in 1967, and received his Master's from Glassboro State in 1972. A lifelong educator he taught elementary school... 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 seven-game winning streak heading into Thursday's contest, had a tough time hitting Quijano who was clocked at 86 mph. Quijano, who pitched the entire game,... 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 her fiancé Katie Halter of Deptford. Devoted great uncle of Avery Reis of Washington Twp. He also leaves behind his best friend and buddy Mac.... 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 upon numerous streets in town. The riders are juveniles from Oaklyn and at times from surrounding jurisdictions. If you wish to report a incident of... 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, Peter L. Scott (Joan); and nephew Kevin. And we must not forget her four-legged companion, Prince. Carolyn had various business positions. She enjoyed working with... 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 invited to his viewing on Wednesday evening, May 29, 2019, from 6 to 8 PM at the HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 9 White Horse Pike, Haddon... 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 used. The new logo features elements of both the previous American Legion World Series marker from 1987 and the local World Series logo, which debuted... Read more →

2019 Legacy Run Route is Set

source THE AMERICAN LEGION The route for the 2019 American Legion Legacy Run is set. The ride, which raises money for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund, will depart American Legion Post 347 in Lady Lake, Fla., on Aug. 18, and arrive in Indianapolis, Ind., on Aug. 22 for the 2019 American Legion National Convention. Along the way, the ride will make stops in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Kentucky, before ending up at Kenneth N. Dowden Wayne Post 64 in Indianapolis. Day-by-day... Read more →

OBIT: Miriam Windfelder, Westville, N.J

Miriam Windfelder (nee Sulpizio) age 81 years of Westville, died Tuesday, April 30, 2019, in Inspira Hospital, Woodbury. Mrs. Windfelder was born in Philadelphia, raised in Haddon Heights where she attended St. Rose of Lima Elementary School before graduating from Gloucester Catholic. She was an active member of St. Mary the Virgin Chapel in Paulsboro. Mrs. Windfelder enjoyed quilting and had a passion for politics. She is survived by her children, David and Helen McCarthy of Audubon, Teresa and Dan Fritz of Wenonah, Barry and... Read more →

Richard A. DeBenedictis, of Erial; formerly of Medford/Haddon Heights

Richard A. DeBenedictis September 01, 1960 - April 30, 2019 Richard A. DeBenedictis, on April 30, 2019, of Erial; formerly of Medford and Haddon Heights. Age 58. Beloved husband of Jeanie. Devoted father of Jennifer and Anthony. Loving son of Eleanor and the late Anthony. Dear brother of Michael (Valerie). Uncle of Lisa, David, Amy, and John. Also survived by many other loving family members. Services, under the direction of the Gardner Funeral Home, are private at the request of the family. In lieu of... Read more →

How Companies and Allies of One Powerful Democrat Got $1.1 Billion in Tax Breaks

Meet George Norcross. Nearly two thirds of $1.6 gloucestercitynews.net graphics files billion in tax incentives in his hometown of Camden, New Jersey, went to his own company, business partners, political allies and clients of his brother. by Nancy Solomon, WNYC, and Jeff Pillets/ProPUBLICA.org May 1, 4 a.m. EDT This article was produced in partnership with WNYC, which is a member of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network. It was co-published with The Star-Ledger. ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom based in New York. Sign up for ProPublica’s... Read more →

From The Desk of the Principal: Philanthropy Week

Greetings To All From Cumberland Street, I am writing to share some excellent news. While we are still waiting for a few gifts to arrive, we are close to finalizing the totals for our 2nd Annual Philanthropy Week. As you know, the week is dedicated to "giving back" and I want to share with YOU all that WE accomplished! In 2018, we were very pleased to have over 100 donors who generously contributed over $34,000 to Gloucester Catholic. In 2019, our second year, we had... Read more →

A Message from Bishop Sullivan

This year, HOLY WEEK falls between Sunday, April 14, and Saturday, April 20. Holy Week, the week before Easter Sunday, is the only week in the 52 weeks of the calendar year that is called or described as HOLY. It is the week during which we recall and celebrate the saving events of the Passion and Death of Jesus of Nazareth. Holy Week reaches a climax with the Paschal Triduum, the three days of intense liturgical prayer that recall from the life of Jesus of... Read more →

Bank Robber Dressed in Burka Style Headgear Wearing Dress Robs Haddonfield Republic Bank

HADDONFIELD, NJ (April 7, 2019)--The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Haddonfield Borough Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man who robbed a bank yesterday, April 6, 2019. The suspect entered the Republic Bank located at 30 East Kings Highway in Haddonfield at approximately 5:52 p.m. and brandished a handgun at the teller. He received an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the scene. No one was injured. The suspect, shown below, was described as a black male dressed in boots, black... Read more →

Baseball Hall of Fame to host American Legion Weekend

gloucestercitynews.net | March 13, 2019 The American Legion The National Baseball Hall of Fame and The American Legion are teaming up to celebrate The American Legion’s Centennial and spotlight Hall of Famers who served in the armed forces and those who had played Legion Baseball before going on to the Major Leagues. This event, which is hosted by The American Legion Department of New York, takes place from 9 a.m., Friday, March 29 to 5 p.m., Saturday, March 30 at the National Baseball Hall of... Read more →

Obituary: Nelson C. King of Audubon, 69

CNBNewsnet | March 6, 2019 Nelson C. King on March 3, 2019, of Audubon formerly of Haddon Heights. Age 69. Beloved son of the late Charles and Mary King. Loving father of Brad. Dear brother of Frances (Harry) Trout. Also survived by many loving friends. There will be a viewing Friday morning from 10 AM to 11 AM at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, BELLMAWR. Interment New St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bellmawr, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Nelson’s memory to the Nelson C.... Read more →


Senior Citizen image courtesy of Jean Norton William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet UPDATED/CORRECTED Gloucester City mayor and council passed an ordinance on second reading Feb. 21, 2019 to exceed the municipal budget limit up to 3.5 percent over the previous year's appropriations. The amount of the increase is $580,696. As such Gloucester City residents can expect their municipal taxes will go up once again. You can also expect that more people will have to abandon their homes because they can't afford to live here... Read more →


William E Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor/publisher This past year two elderly families who lived in the *Riverview Heights section of Gloucester City were forced to move because they couldn't afford to live in their homes any longer. These were longtime residents who have resided in our immediate neighborhood for 25 years plus. Watching the one senior citizen being evicted by a Camden County Sheriff Officer was heartbreaking. Besides giving up her home she had to give up her dog Popeye along with her cat... Read more →

68 Priests from SJ Parishes Included in List of Accused Clerics who Sexually Abused Minors

The Diocese of Camden Coat of Arms CAMDEN CITY, NJ (February 15, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--Earlier this week the Diocese of Camden released the following names of clerics accused of sexually abusing minors: 1. Joseph Barber Born: February 8, 1933 Ordained: 1961 Status: Deceased Assignments Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Berlin St. Joseph’s High School, Camden Camden Catholic High School, Cherry Hill St. Mary, Cherry Hill St. Edward, Pine Hill 2. Claude J. Bender Born: August 6, 1932 Ordained: 1965 Status: Deceased Assignments St. Anthony, Camden St. Ann,... Read more →

American Legion Baseball alums Halladay and Mussina to be enshrined in Hall of Fame

Four of the six members of the Baseball Hall of Fame class for 2019 will be former American Legion Baseball players, as Roy Halladay and Mike Mussina were inducted Tuesday by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. In December, two more American Legion Baseball alums, Lee Smith and Harold Baines, were selected for the 2019 class through the Today’s Game Era Committee. Rounding out the 2019 class are Edgar Martínez and Mariano Rivera. Rivera is the first-ever unanimous selection. American Legion Baseball now has 81... Read more →

Merry Christmas To All from ClearysNoteBook

CNBNews graphics file Wishing your Christmas be filled with peace and love. Thank you for your support and loyalty over the past year... Bill and Connie Cleary Sr. Read more →

The Force Report Looks at PD's in Gloucester City, Brooklawn,Bellmawr,Mt. Ephraim, Woodbury, Etc

The NJ Advance Media Study on Police Force by CNBNews Staff NJ Advance Media has released the results of a 16-month investigation into the use of police force by police departments across the state of New Jersey. The study, prepared for NJ.com, revealed little oversight by state officials and no standard practices among local departments the report stated. To obtain the information for the research the news organization filed 506 public records requests (OPRA's) and collected 72,607 use-of-force reports. They covered every municipal police department... Read more →

Candlelight Shopping in Haddonfield Friday Nights

FREE PARKING THROUGH DECEMBER 25. ENTERTAINMENT LINE UP FOR 2018 Wednesday, 12/5, 7pm Menorah Lighting @ Library Point Friday, 12/7 Carriage Rides, 6-9pm Sweet Spot Here Comes Treble Shades of Harmony Cherry Hill Pine Barons Chorus Friday 12/14 Carriage Rides, 6-9pm Pick Up Band Here Comes Treble Cherry Hill Pine Barons Chorus Jersey Sound Chorus of Sweet Adelines International, Inc. Shades of Harmony Live Outdoor Nativity @ The Baptist Church of Haddonfied 7 & 7:30pm Friday, 12/21 Carriage Rides, 6-9pm Cherry Hill Pine Barons 3... Read more →

Spiritual Manpower

by Peter G. Sánchez The Diocese of Camden Photo by Michael Walsh Paging Samuel, with Bill Earley, Paul Israel Forsythe, Alan Trotty, J.D. Hull and Nate Harlow, perform at the Man Up Conference on Nov. 10. HADDONFIELD — The most powerful moment at the first-of-its-kind Man Up South Jersey conference held here at Paul VI High School on Nov. 10, was an impromptu one, right before lunch. During his opening remarks to the men of all ages — numbering almost 500 — the founder of... Read more →