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May 2010

FBI: INTO THE WAR THEATER An Inside Look at Special Training

Most of the intensive, two-week pre-deployment training takes place in the high mountains outside of Salt Lake City because that environment closely resembles Afghanistan. View Photo Gallery 05/28/10 When Special Agent Rick M. deployed to Afghanistan for temporary duty in 2004, only a handful of FBI personnel were assigned to the war theater, and the Bureau had no formal training program to prepare them for the experience. Today, much has changed. Hundreds of our agents, analysts, and support staff have volunteered for assignments in Afghanistan and Iraq, and Agent M.—who has returned overseas several times since his first trip—is one of... Read more →


Louis Frank Semola of Haddon Heights, a Prolific Brick, Block, and Stone Mason

B orn September 27, 1921 to Salvatore and Sebastiana Semola of Wharton Street in Philadelphia. Passed away on May 27, 2010 in his home surrounded by the people he loved most. Brother to Jean, Tony, Marian, Forty, Theresa, Carmen, Al, Gino, and Paul. He lived in Haddon Heights for almost 60 years. Loving, generous and beloved Son, Brother, Cousin, Friend, Husband, Brother- in- law, Uncle, Father, Father- in- law and Pop-Pop. Survived by his loving and devoted Wife of 62 years, Josephine; his Twins, Valerie and Charles; his much loved Grandchildren: Christine, Ashley, Michael, Shanie and Chas. He was crazy about... Read more →


MEMORIAL DAY MESSAGE FROM ASSEMBLYMAN JACK CONNERS

(TRENTON) – Assembly Military and Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Jack Conners (D-Camden/Burlington) released the following statement on Memorial Day 2010: “Four years ago, I found it necessary to introduce a law in New Jersey that made it a crime to steal the headstones, brass markers, flag, or flag holders from a veteran’s grave site. “Of course, I wish such legislation was not needed, but the reality was that, in cemeteries in Burlington and Camden counties, and indeed throughout New Jersey, the valuable metal found at many veterans’ grave sites became a target for thieves. “I was reminded of this recently when it... Read more →


$200 Cash Stolen from Manager's Office at Gorman Manor, Gloucester City Police Investigating

On 05/14 at 0941 the management at Carpenter’s Square/Gorman Manor reported that sometime overnight unknown person(s) entered into the office and stole over $200 in cash. There were so signs of forced entry. On 05/14 at 1406 an officer observed an argument on Broadway and Mercer Street. William Ferrell, Sr. (58) of the 400 block of Middlesex Street was arrested for simple assault after the officer observed him punch a female in the head. On 05/14 at 2011 officers responded to Springdale Drive for a residential alarm. Upon arrival they observed a window screen damaged and an unlocked rear door. Sgt.... Read more →


UEZ Spotlight ON: Gloucester City Pharmacy & Discount Store

“ Our store and business is growing and I am happy to be in the City of Gloucester,”said Maurice Acevedo, proprietor of the new pharmacy and discount store that opened in January, 2010. The Monmouth Street building previously housed a pharmacy that moved away and the building has been empty for almost two years. Now, customer’s prescriptions are filled speedily by pharmacist, Les Fox, RPH. “There are many saving costs realized on the prescriptions and the customers do not have a long wait for most of their medicines, “said Iris, the store manager. The store is within walking distance for the... Read more →


UEZ SPOTLIGHT ON GLOUCESTER TRAVEL

St. Augustine said “The World is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.” Gloucester Travel has been a fixture on Broadway for over 20 years and has built a thriving business by helping customers plan and enjoy memorable vacations. The company provides a comprehensive array of travel services including; vacation packages to leading resorts, cruises, airline and rail tickets, hotel accommodations, car rentals, limousine transfers, travel insurance and much more. PHOTO: Bob Booth and Susan Hathcock, owners of Gloucester Travel With the growth of Internet Travel Sites/Agencies, Gloucester Travel continues to grow by “Guaranteeing to Meet... Read more →


President Obama Invites All Americans to Honor America’s Fallen Heroes this Memorial Day

Image via Wikipedia WASHINGTON – In this week’s address, President Barack Obama asked all Americans to join him in remembering and honoring our men and women in uniform who have died in service to the country. The commitment these heroes have demonstrated – the willingness to lay down their lives so the rest of us might inherit the blessings of this nation – has helped make America the most prosperous, most powerful nation on earth and it is what we honor on Memorial Day. Remarks of President Barack Obama This weekend, as we celebrate Memorial Day, families across America will gather... Read more →


UEZ Spotlight ON: JILCO Equipment Leasing Co. Inc.

Who would ever think of a connection between a huge refrigerator leasing company with a race track and also with a connectio n to the Woodstock festivals? The 600 or more refrigerated trailers belonging to the successful business are parked on the site of a former race track that existed on the property in the late 1880’s. Woodstock’s connection came later. Richard Friesen, vice president of the company, relayed a lot of information about the business and the trailers that are leased and driven all along the east coast and even into parts of Texas and Illinois. “Our trailers can really... Read more →


Fifth Annual 2010 World Challenger Jamboree Brings Smiles, Makes Memories for More Than 1,500 Little Leaguers

By Communications Division SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. May 19, 2010 The fifth annual Little League World Challenger Jamboree was recently held at the Azalea Little League Complex in Norfolk, Va. The Jamboree welcomed nearly 100 teams representing 10 U.S. states. States represented at the jamboree for the first time included Ohio and Michigan. The weekend-long event included games, tours, picnics and other special events. “The 2010 World Challenger Jamboree was once again a great success,” Sam Ranck, Director of the Little League Challenger Division, said. “We were very pleased to welcome several leagues to the Jamboree for the first time, as well... Read more →


Local Teens Help Make Prom Dreams a Reality:

Willow Grove Park’s Style Squad Collects More Than 25 Prom Dresses The dresses were donated to Fairy Godmothers, a local nonprofit that makes the donations available at a low cost for less fortunate teens. WILLOW GROVE, PA – May 25, 2010 – Dresses, purses, shoes and dates. It’s prom season for area high school students, and as the excitement builds, so does the cost. Although the ladies are on their own to find dates, Willow Grove Park’s Style Squad made this prom season less financially stressful by collecting over 25 dresses plus accessories for less fortunate local teens. The dresses were... Read more →


PHILLY: Lunchtime Concert Series Begin June 2

Take a break from your workday and put a little music into your step. Lunchtime concerts sure beat a pb&j at your desk! Join us Wednesdays this summer for our free concerts from Noon to 1:30pm at various locations throughout Center City. See the schedule below for band and location information. Date Location Performer/Group Genre June 2 1601 Market Street Rain Location: Reading Terminal Market 12th & Filbert streets Alzonia Steel drums June 9 Centre Square 1500 Market Street Rain Location: The Gallery at Market East 9th & Market streets Life's a Beach Jimmy Buffet-style June 16 Café Cret 16th Street... Read more →


Man who killed 3 at Mount Ephraim McDonald's in '02 dies

| Philadelphia Inquirer | 05/29/2010 By Darran Simon Inquirer Staff Writer Nastasi killed three of Salamone's employees eight years ago when he deliberately drove his Cadillac at high speed into a Mount Ephraim McDonald's that Salamone managed. Nastasi died in prison this week, six months before his parole date. "I don't feel any emotion for him," Salamone, 45, of Mount Ephraim, said Friday. "He changed not only the families' lives, but mine, too." Nastasi, 60, of Haddon Heights, pleaded guilty to three counts of vehicular homicide in the May 15, 2002, crash that prosecutors said was a failed suicide attempt. Three... Read more →


Welcome Home & End of Service Celebration for Cpl. Daniel Riley Marlton NJ

When: Sunday, May 30, 2010 Time: Approx 5:45pm-6:15pm Where: 8 Sutton Court Marlton, NJ 08053 Contact: Leslie (Yellow Ribbon Club) 609-980-4175 Please come out to welcome home Cpl. Daniel Riley. Danny is a Marlton guy. He went to school at DeMasi from kindergarten up until he graduated 8th grade in 2002. He then went to Cherokee High School and graduated in 2006. After graduating he joined the USMC. Danny is a 3rd generation Marine. His job in the Marines was a machine gunner with the 3/3 Weapons Company. He served twice in Iraq in 2007 and 2009. Following his first tour... Read more →


Video 8 Gloucester City Firefighters Protest Layoffs

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ-An estimated crowd of 300 people, mostly local and out of town firefighters, their family members and their supporters, packed the Gloucester City Community Hall, on Nicholson Road Thursday night (May 27, 2010) to voice their opposition to a proposed cutback in the local fire department. If there were any people who favored the reduction in force in lieu of raising taxes they soon disappeared or sat very quietly. This is one of several video clips that I took at the meeting. Sorry the quality of the film is so distorted, but the audio comes across real clear. The... Read more →


Video 9 Gloucester City Firefighters Protest Layoffs

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ-An estimated crowd of 300 people, mostly local and out of town firefighters, their family members and their supporters, packed the Gloucester City Community Hall, on Nicholson Road Thursday night (May 27, 2010) to voice their opposition to a proposed cutback in the local fire department. If there were any people who favored the reduction in force in lieu of raising taxes they soon disappeared or sat very quietly. This is one of several video clips that I took at the meeting. Sorry the quality of the film is so distorted, but the audio comes across real clear. Video... Read more →


Beatrice Messler, age 79 of Voorhees

On May 25, 2010. Age 79. Of Voorhees. Loving daughter of the late William Messler and Florence (nee Washer). Beloved Sister of Evelyn Messler and Dorothy Messler. Survived and cared for by her cherished friends and staff of the Judith B. Flicker Residences at Voorhees. Beatrice loved her friends and worked at the Burlington County Occupational Training Center in Mount Holly. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend her viewing on Wednesday from 9:30 to 10 am at Holy Maternity R.C. Church: 431 West Nicholson Road, Audubon. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 am in the church. Interment... Read more →


American Heroes: Sgt. Edwin Rivera, 28, of Waterford, Conn., Cpl. Jacob C. Leicht, 24, of College Station, Texas

DOD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Sgt. Edwin Rivera, 28, of Waterford, Conn., died May 25 at National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., of wounds sustained May 20 when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire at Contingency Outpost Xio Haq, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 102nd Infantry, Norwalk, Conn. DOD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Cpl. Jacob C. Leicht, 24, of College Station, Texas,... Read more →


Just Sayin'

Just Sayin’ is a parody of current social trends. I don’t understand parades. You stand outside and try to get in a position to stare at the street. People push you and kids drip their ice cream on you. The guy next to you ate raw garlic and on the other side, he had beans. Just when you think you’re going to pass out from the cross-current you hear music and, lo and behold, people are marching down the street! Here comes your dry cleaner, the postman, the lady that works at the liquor store, that guy that walks funny, and... Read more →


Pet Tip of the Week

When Dogs ‘Hate’ Other Dogs During the first 16 weeks of life dogs learn to get along with other dogs. In a perfect world they observe their litter-mates for about eight weeks and are then adopted by a knowledgeable human who socializes them with lots of other dogs and humans. Unfortunately, this is not a perfect world. If Fido doesn’t learn to get along with his own species in the first few months of his life chances are he will never be comfortable around other dogs. He may react fearfully or even become aggressive when confronted with one or many dogs.... Read more →


VERGA NJ: "MISSING" WWII monument replaced; dedication set for Memorial Day

By CNB News The Verga World War II monument that disappeared some years ago when the intersection of Crown Point road and Hessian avenue was expanded has been re-created after a culmination of efforts led by Bob Jonas and members of the Verga VFW. Support was garnered by West Deptford Township officials. The project was spearheaded by Jeep MacAdams, formerly of Brooklawn NJ, who had become outraged when no one could produce the original monument that stood since 1941. PHOTO: SGT JEEP MACADAMS One hundred or so names of those who entered the service during WWII from Verga have been duplicated... Read more →


Sansone Auto Dealerships Agree to Pay $175,000 and Revise Their Business Practices to Settle State Lawsuit

press release View Consent Judgement pdf NEWARK – Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Sharon Joyce, Acting Director of the Division of Consumer Affairs, today announced that four dealerships within the “Sansone Auto Network” have agreed to settle a state lawsuit by paying $175,000 and revising their business practices. The state alleged that the four Sansone dealerships, located in Middlesex and Monmouth counties, violated the state’s Consumer Fraud Act and Motor Vehicle Advertising Regulations by failing to disclose to consumers prior damage to used vehicles, prior rental or fleet use of used vehicles, and that the price posted or advertised for... Read more →


Plymouth Meeting Mall Showcases Armored Animals From the Zoo and Summer Styles From the Runway this June

The mall hosts the Elmwood Park Zoo’s “Armored Lives” exhibit June 9, ‘Startin’ School In Style’ Fashion show on June 12 and a Sports Card & Collectibles Show June 25-27. PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. May 26, 2010 – This June Plymouth Meeting Mall will be hosting three free, fantastic events for the community. Get up close to a few zoo animals from Elmwood Park Zoo when they take a day off June 9 to go to the mall. Then, do not miss the ‘Startin’ School in Style” Summer Fashion Show on June 12 to brush up on what’s hot for the summer... Read more →


Little League Museum to Offer Free Admission to Military Personnel and their Family This Summer

By Communications Division SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. May 24, 2010 Little League’s Peter J. McGovern Museum will be one of many museums across the county offering free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families this summer as part of an initiative by Blue Star Museums. More than 600 museums are taking part in the initiative that will run from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Blue Star Museums, a partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the participating museums announced the program today. Museums in all 50 states and the District of Columbia have joined... Read more →


Moorestown To Dedicate Baseball Fields in Memory of Township Residents

On Monday May 31st, at 10:00 AM, the Township of Moorestown will dedicate four baseballs fields, at the Moorestown Memorial Field, in memory of four township residents who were killed in action in Vietnam. A new sign reading "Moorestown Vietnam Veterans Ball Fields", will be unveiled and greet visitors to the complex, as well as granite stones marking each field with the individual soldiers name. The four fields will be dedicated to George S. Yohnnson, Howard H. Mayer, Roger A. Ross and W. Phillip Seel, Jr., all life long residents of Moorestown and graduates of Moorestown High School. Read more →


Breaking News: Pedestrian in Westville Killed, Struck by Vehicle

9:15pm 5-28-2010 Westville NJ 500 Gateway Blvd in front of Hot Shots Bar Westville Fire and EMS along with Paramedics from Underwood Hospital and Westville/National Park Police responded to the above address for a person struck by a vehicle, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene,Westville Police are investigating. ~Steve Skipton Related articles by Zemanta Thank You Fire Fighters! (gloucestercitynews.net) BREAKING NEWS: Gloucester City and Camden Firefighters respond to fatal crash on Rt 676 (gloucestercitynews.net) This Just In: Four Alarm Fire in Pennsauken (gloucestercitynews.net) Breaking News: 7 Persons Injured in House Fire (gloucestercitynews.net) Read more →


Video 7 Gloucester City Firefighters Protest Layoffs

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ-An estimated crowd of 300 people, mostly local and out of town firefighters, their family members and their supporters, packed the Gloucester City Community Hall, on Nicholson Road Thursday night (May 27, 2010) to voice their opposition to a proposed cutback in the local fire department. If there were any people who favored the reduction in force in lieu of raising taxes they soon disappeared or sat very quietly. This is one of several video clips that were taken at the meeting. Sorry the quality of the film is so distorted, but the audio comes across real clear. ~Bill... Read more →


Video 5 Gloucester City Firefighters Protest Layoffs

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ-An estimated crowd of 300 people, mostly local and out of town firefighters, their family members and their supporters, packed the Gloucester City Community Hall, on Nicholson Road Thursday night (May 27, 2010) to voice their opposition to a proposed cutback in the local fire department. If there were any people who favored the reduction in force in lieu of raising taxes they soon disappeared or sat very quietly. This is one of several video clips that I took at the meeting. Sorry the quality of the film is so distorted, but the audio comes across real clear. ~Bill... Read more →


Video 6 Gloucester City Firefighters Protest Layoffs

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ-An estimated crowd of 300 people, mostly local and out of town firefighters, their family members and their supporters, packed the Gloucester City Community Hall, on Nicholson Road Thursday night (May 27, 2010) to voice their opposition to a proposed cutback in the local fire department. If there were any people who favored the reduction in force in lieu of raising taxes they soon disappeared or sat very quietly. This is one of several video clips that I took at the meeting. Sorry the quality of the film is so distorted, but the audio comes across real clear. ~Bill... Read more →


Welcome Back Sgt. John Sprague From Iraq Delanco, New Jersey

When: Saturday, May 29, 2010 Time: 4:00 PM Where: 304 Burlington Ave. Apt. 1-Side Delanco, NJ 08075 Please come out to welcome home Sgt. John Sprague from his second tour in Iraq. John is a 7th Engineer. He has been active duty at Ft. Drum, NY for 5 years and part of the Army for a total of 7 years. He was once in the JROTC and then went on to join the National Guard. He wanted to work to defend his country. John has 4 children. Please come out and help us make some noise in welcoming home Sgt Sprague.... Read more →


Five Jersey City Fire Department Workers Promoted to Battalion Chiefs

By Jon Whiten • | The Jersey City Independent The Jersey City Fire Department (JCFD) got five new Battalion Chiefs in a swearing in ceremony held May 24 at City Hall. The promotions come as the Healy administration tries to tame overtime costs in the department that have come from a recent surge in retirements, brought on by changes to the state pension system for public workers.The administration says the promotions will save approximately $30,000 per month in overtime costs. The new chiefs will eventually see a $5,000 raise as part of the promotion, but all have agreed to forego that... Read more →


Video 4: Gloucester City Firefighters Protest Layoffs

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ-An estimated crowd of 300 people, mostly local and out of town firefighters, their family members and their supporters, packed the Gloucester City Community Hall, on Nicholson Road Thursday night (May 27, 2010) to voice their opposition to a proposed cutback in the local fire department. If there were any people who favored the reduction in force in lieu of raising taxes they soon disappeared or sat very quietly. This is one of several video clips that were taken at the meeting. Sorry the quality of the film is so distorted, but the audio comes across real clear. ~Bill... Read more →


Video 3: Gloucester City Firefighters Protest Layoffs

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ-An estimated crowd of 300 people, mostly local and out of town firefighters, their family members and their supporters, packed the Gloucester City Community Hall, on Nicholson Road Thursday night (May 27, 2010) to voice their opposition to a proposed cutback in the local fire department. If there were any people who favored the reduction in force in lieu of raising taxes they soon disappeared or sat very quietly. This is one of several video clips that were taken at the meeting. Sorry the quality of the film is so distorted, but the audio comes across real clear. ~Bill... Read more →


Countdown to PPL Park

Soccer fans across the Philadelphia region are anxiously awaiting June 27, when Philadelphia Union is slated to play their first game at their home field, PPL Park. The waterfront stadium in Chester will offer suites, a full–service club restaurant, a built–in concert stage, with seating as close to the field as regulations allow. The team recently announced that season ticket packages have sold out, but single–game tickets are available for purchase at www.philadelphiaunion.com. Related articles by Zemanta the Regional Transportation Program of the Year (gloucestercitynews.net) Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Seeks Private Partners for Major Port Expansion in Philadelphia (gloucestercitynews.net) Port of Philadelphia... Read more →


Video 2: Gloucester City Firefighters Protest Layoffs

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ-An estimated crowd of 300 people, mostly local and out of town firefighters, their family members and their supporters, packed the Gloucester City Community Hall, on Nicholson Road Thursday night (May 27, 2010) to voice their opposition to a proposed cutback in the local fire department. If there were any people who favored the reduction in force in lieu of raising taxes they soon disappeared or sat very quietly. This is one of several video clips that were taken at the meeting. Sorry the quality of the film is so distorted, but the audio comes across real clear. The... Read more →


Video 1: Gloucester City Firefighters Protest Layoffs

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ-An estimated crowd of around 300 people, mostly local and out of town firefighters, their family members and their supporters, packed the Gloucester City Community Hall, on Nicholson Road Thursday night to voice their opposition to a proposed cutback in the local fire department. If there were any people who favored the reduction in force in lieu of raising taxes they soon disappeared or sat very quietly. This is one of several video clips that were taken at the meeting. Sorry the quality of the film is so distorted, but the audio comes across real clear. The conclusion of... Read more →


Gloucester City American Legions Post 135 Installation of Officers for 2011

On May 14, 2010, the Gloucester City American Legion Post 135, held their Installation of Officers for 2011. The Installing officer was Camden County Vice Commander, Tom Adams. Congratulations to out-going Commander Jim Logan and Commander-Elect John Hindsley and his staff. Top picture; Sgt At Arms "Big Jim" Mcnamee, Commander-Elect John Hindsley, Service Officer Jim Osherhoski, Finance Officer Jim Carr, Adjutant/Sr. Vice Rich Lindsey, and Chaplain Charler Reed. Missing: Judge Advocate Jim Logan, Jr. Vice Jim Rinier, and Historion Harry Blymer. Bottom: "Big Jim" Mcnamee, John Hindsley, and Jim Osherhoski. Related articles by Zemanta Hindsley Elected Commander of American Legion Post... Read more →


May 28 Hunting and Fishing News: Angler Lands World Record Red Hake Off Jersey Coast

NJDEP Division of Fish & Wildlife - Angler Lands World Record Red Hake Off Jersey Coast May 26, 2010 The NJ DEP Division of Fish and Wildlife has confirmed that Billy Watson from Lansdale, Pennsylvania has officially become a member of an elite fishing club by catching a new world record Red Hake, Urophycis chuss. The 12 pound 13 ounce fish, also known as a Ling, was caught on February 20, 2010 approximately 20 miles ESE of Manasquan NJ. The fish measured 33 inches in length and had a girth of 19 inches. It surpassed the previous state record of 11... Read more →


Format Change Coming to Little League Baseball World Series in 2010

By Communications Division SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. The 16 qualifying teams for the 2010 Little League Baseball World Series will be playing under a new format in 2010. The culmination of more than 16,000 games over eight weeks of Little League Baseball tournament play, this year’s World Series will be played utilizing a double-elimination format in the first round. Previously, the tournament was conducted using a pool play format to reach the quarterfinal round. The 16 teams will still be placed into four, four-team pools, the eight U.S teams on one side of the bracket opposite the eight International squads. The top... Read more →


May 29 Hunting and Fishing News: Saving the Best for Last

New Jersey anglers who make time to get on the water this weekend may find true meaning in the saying, "Saving the Best for Last". This is the last week of the spring trout stocking season but certainly not the last week of great spring trout fishing in New Jersey. In fact, the Memorial Day Weekend has the potential to be the best weekend of the spring season for several reasons. Stocked waters are now teeming with trout. The Division's Pequest Trout Hatchery once again exceeded the spring production goal of 570,000 trout. The Hatchery produced and stocked 606,642 trout this... Read more →


Siena's Dan Paolini Named 2010 MAAC Baseball Player of the Year

Image via Wikipedia Fishkill, N.Y. - Siena College sophomore second baseman Dan Paolini has been named the 2010 MAAC Baseball Player of the Year and headlines the 2010 All-MAAC Teams, as voted on by the MAAC's head coaches. Paolini, last season's MAAC Rookie of the Year, posted a .368 batting average (78-212) during his second season for the Saints. He has also registered a league-best .816 slugging percentage, 62 runs scored, 64 runs batted in, 13 doubles and a conference-high 26 home runs for the Green and Gold this year. Rider University junior left-handed pitcher Mike Thomas has been selected as... Read more →


Firefighters & Supporters Pack Gloucester City Community Hall to Protest Layoffs

PHOTO: A large crowd attended the May 27 Gloucester City Council meeting. By Bill Cleary GLOUCESTER CITY NJ-An estimated crowd of around 300 people, mostly local and out of town firefighters, their family members and their supporters, packed the Gloucester City Community Hall, on Nicholson Road Thursday night to voice their opposition to a proposed cutback in the local fire department. If there were any people who favored the reduction in force in lieu of raising taxes they soon disappeared or sat very quietly. The City council budget meeting was scheduled to start at 8 pm but because of the crowd,... Read more →


Disaster Recovery Center In Burlington County To Relocate

Release Date: May 27, 2010 » More Information on New Jersey Severe Storms and Flooding SOMERSET, N.J. -- A state/federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Hainesport Township, Burlington County, is moving to a new location. The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced the center, located in the Volunteer Fire Company Building at 106 Broad Street in Hainesport Township, will close at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 27. At 10 a.m. on Friday, May 28, the DRC reopens at the Community Center, 100 Broad Street, also in Hainesport Twp, N.J. 08036. At the center, recovery specialists will assist individuals and business owners in... Read more →