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March 2012

Can the 'right to resist' become a license to kill? | policeone.com

Unless you have been under a self-imposed media blackout in the past couple of weeks, you are familiar with the death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida. This shooting of 16-year-old Martin — who was killed by 28-year-old old neighborhood watch-captain George Zimmerman — raises serious questions relating to race, police procedure, and the efficacy... Read more →

First Lady Mary Pat Christie Names Partners for Women and Justice Co-Founder Jane Hanson A New Jersey Hero

For Efforts To Empower Domestic Abuse Victims PHOTO CAPTION 2: First Lady Mary Pat Christie, Jane Hanson Esq., co-founder and Executive Director, with staff from Partners for Women and Justice March 28-Trenton, NJ – After leaving a position in the private sector, Jane Hanson wanted to make a difference. In doing so, she co-founded Partners... Read more →


5 Farms totaling 731 Acres Will Remain Preserved Burlington County Freeholders approved the auction of five county-owned preserved farms totaling 731 acres in Springfield, Shamong and Hainesport Townships for $ 2.9+ million. Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio said that the County acquired these properties outright, and now sold them as preserved farms with easements that restrict... Read more →

Video: Gloucester City 2002 Mummers Parade... Featuring Uptown String Band

Uploaded by MumFreak on Mar 26, 2012 2002 Gloucester City Nj Parade Uptown String Band Related articles Philadelphia: 2012 Mummers Parade Winners (gloucestercitynews.net) Christie Praises Gloucester City Library for its Invaluable Contributions to the Community (gloucestercitynews.net) CNBNEWS Tips and Snippets: Spotlight on 'Radical' John (inc. video),Thank You Joe & Public Works (gloucestercitynews.net) CNBNEWS TIPS AND... Read more →

Catholic Student Group Leaving Vanderbilt University over Controversial School Policy

NASHVILLE, TENN., March 29 (CNA) .- A Catholic student group says it will leave the Vanderbilt University campus at the end of the year over a controversial school policy which bars the group from requiring its leaders to be Catholic. “The discriminatory non-discrimination policy at Vanderbilt University has forced our hand,” Vanderbilt Catholic chaplain Father... Read more →

Arianna Huffington: Obama Vs. Obama, Part 2: Of 'Grand Bargains' and Lost Hope

A few days before the piece came out, I made the case that the 2012 election has two tracks: Obama vs. Mitt Romney (assuming he'll be the GOP nominee) and Obama vs. Obama. This second track pits the soaring, audacious, hope-generating, change-seeking Campaigning Obama against the cautious, compromising, status-quo-maintaining Governing Obama. Campaign Obama came to... Read more →


GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University head baseball coach Juan Ranero earned his 400th career victory on March 28 against Neumann University, 8-7. In 16 seasons, Ranero has a won-loss record of 400-271-5. At Rowan, he has a 291-168-4 mark in 12 years. This is Ranero’s second stint at the University. He coached the Profs from... Read more →

Welcome Home Sgt. Jake Newcomb

Welcome Back From Afghanistan Mantua, New Jersey Who: Sgt. Jake Newcomb When: Sunday, April 1, 2012 Time: 1:45 PM Where: Mantua VFW 8 New York Avenue Mantua, New Jersey 08051 Please come out to welcome home Sgt. Jake Newcomb from his deployment in Afghanistan. Sgt. Jake Newcomb, 27 years old, grew up in Deptford and... Read more →

Father of 3-Month-Old Pleads Guilty to Breaking Infant's Bones | cnbnews.net

March 29, 2012- Jason Kerrigan (DOB 6/17/76), a former resident of Monroe Township NJ, pleaded guilty today to second-degree aggravated assault, admitting that he yanked and banged his three-month-old daughter in her crib, which caused 10 different bone fractures in November 2011. Under a plea agreement, Assistant Gloucester County Prosecutor Staci Scheetz will recommend that... Read more →

Pet Tip of the Week: Charity Bake Off (cnbnews.net)

posting courtesy of Brother of the Wolf, LLC (cnbnews.net) Camden County Animal Shelter will hold a Charity Bake-Off event on June 16. Admission is free and live music will be provided all day. For a fee of $10.00 you can register to enter the bake-off. More information can be found on: www.facebook.com/#!/GregapaloozaEvent Just click on... Read more →

Senator Kerry: Republicans Slanderer Me! Please Send $3 to Support Obama's Re-election

Friend -- When I was the Democratic nominee for president in one of the closest and toughest elections in history, a group of billionaires did something unprecedented: They wrote million-dollar checks to fund lies about my service on what were called "Swift Boats" in Vietnam -- and in so doing, they turned the boats my... Read more →

Rowan University 2012 Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Outlook

press release March 29, 2012 The Rowan University men’s outdoor track and field team returns all of its national qualifiers from last year. Coach Bill Fritz is looking for them and more athletes to travel to Claremont, CA for the 2012 NCAA Division III Championships in May. Last season, the men tied for 12th in... Read more →

Christopher Rizman of Wall Township Achieves Honor Roll at Kent School

KENT, CT (03/30/2012)(readMedia)-- Christopher Rizman, a student in the 6th form (12th-grade) at Kent School in Kent, Connecticut, was named to the honor roll for the winter term of 2011-2012. Rizman is the child of Mr. and Mrs. Ladislav Rizman of Wall Township. Kent is a co-ed college preparatory school founded in 1906 in the... Read more →


March 28, 2012 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Madonna: Even her fan base knows that she ages more like an aluminum can of beer than a vintage Cabernet. Madonna’s new CD, MDNA, isn’t breaking any records, and one of her flashy singles, “Girl Gone Wild,” didn’t make the Billboard 100; one critic, Chris... Read more →

VIDEO: Gloucester City 2002 Mummers Parade ...Featuring Woodland String Band

Uploaded to YouTube by MumFreak on Mar 26, 2012 2002 Gloucester City Nj Parade Woodland String Band Related articles Philadelphia: 2012 Mummers Parade Winners (gloucestercitynews.net) It took 87 years, but Woodland finally wins (philly.com) Video: Brawl ends with mummers, viewers crashing barricade (philly.com) CNBNEWS January 2012 Cheers and Jeers (gloucestercitynews.net) 2006 YouTube Video: Gloucester City... Read more →

Moorestown Township Police Department Incident Reports

Date: March 26 2012 1. 5:05 PM – Theft – Complainant reported a theft of a pocketbook shopping on the 200 block of W. Camden Ave. Date: March 28, 2012 1. 8:40 AM –Criminal Mischief – Resident from the unit block of Stratton Dr. reported damage to a mailbox. Incident occurred on 3/27/2012 between 0800... Read more →

FBI — Newark Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Carjacking, Weapons Possession

NEWARK—A Newark man was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for his role in a gunpoint carjacking, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Amonra Jackson, 30, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Jose L. Linares to two counts of an indictment charging him with one count of theft of a motor vehicle by... Read more →

Congressman Runyan: 2012 Congressional Art Competition | cnbnews.net

Each year, thousands of high school students across the nation submit art projects to their Member of Congress for the Congressional Art Competition. This year is no different and I am happy to announce my 2012 Congressional Art Competition. This competition is open to high school aged students whose permanent address resides within the 3rd... Read more →

Woodbury man sentenced in robberies

March 30, 2012 Jason Moore (DOB 11/5/90) of South Evergreen Ave., Woodbury was sentenced today (3/31) to five years in New Jersey state prison for his admitted role in the armed robberies of attendants at two service stations and a taxi driver in Woodbury between Nov. 15 and Nov. 23, 2010. Moore pleaded guilty to... Read more →

Guilty plea in robbery/throat-slashing of cab driver

March 30, 2012 Randy S. James Jr. (DOB 10/16/89), formerly of Blackwood NJ, pleaded guilty today to first-degree robbery, admitting that he took cash from a taxi cab driver in Deptford Township NJ and slit the driver’s throat with a knife on June 10, 2010. The driver, a 37-year-old Stratford man who had picked James... Read more →


GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University honored 213 student-athletes at its annual Student-Athlete Day on Friday, March 30. The presentation was held in Esbjornson Gymnasium. Rowan recognized these individuals because they have achieved a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher. This year, 93 student-athletes accumulated a GPA of 3.4 or higher and 120... Read more →

Haddon Township Community Events for Saturday | cnbnews.net

Haddon Township Free Rabies Clinic! Saturday,March 31st 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Public Works Garage 504 Oneida Ave. Supply is limited to 120 vaccines! Friends of the Haddon Township Historical Society Please join us this Saturday, March 31, 10 a.m. to noon, for a historical photographs slide show and discussion from the recently published book... Read more →

Inclement Weather Forecast for Saturday, Easter Egg Hunt and College Games Cancelled | cnbnews.net

see Haddon Township Community Events Westmont Lions Easter Egg Hunt for Saturday, March 31st has been rescheduled! Due to inclement weather, the Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 7th at 9:30 am Crystal Lake Pool Complex . All children 12 and under are welcome! Please remember to bring your baskets! For... Read more →

Obituary: Mildred G. Hrin, of Burlington NJ

On March 13, 2012. Age 89. (nee Burns) Of Burlington. Loving wife of the late John S. Hrin. Survived by her children Catherine R. Selph, George Hrin, Mildred Tiano, the late John E. Hrin and the late Susan Hrin Ranko, grandmother of 9 and sister of Marie and Dennis Hangey, Dolores Garnick and Albert and... Read more →

Obituary: Leslie J. Burton, of Camden

On March 22, 2012. Of Camden. Formerly of Lawnside and Atlantic City. Loving Sister of Glynn "Lynn" Adkins. At Leslie's request, cremation will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Leslie J. Burton. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester... Read more →

CNBNews Op-Ed : King George and 'His Court' Have No Shame

By Scot DeCristofaro Friends, the report yesterday from the NJ State Comptroller is just completely outrageous (http://www.state.nj.us/comptroller)...... George Norcross aka King George has made SO MUCH money from corrupting the political system that he can fly around in a helicopter regularly; purchase a beachfront home in LBI; purchase a $10 million home in Palm Beach;... Read more →

Gloucester Township Police Traffic Advisory

Little League Parades Saturday 3/31/12 On Saturday 3/31/12, Erial Little League and Glendora Little League will be conducting their annual opening day parades. These parades will generate several temporary road closures. Beginning at 7:45am, Erial Road will be temporarily closed between Hickstown Road and Garwood Road. Williamstown Road will be closed between Jarvis Road and... Read more →

Chronic Stress Spawns Protein Aggregates Linked to Alzheimers

Released: 3/22/2012 2:30 PM EDT Embargo expired: 3/26/2012 3:00 PM EDT Source: University of California, San Diego Health Sciences Newswise — Repeated stress triggers the production and accumulation of insoluble tau protein aggregates inside the brain cells of mice, say researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine in a new study... Read more →

Oroho Calls for an End to Geographic Aid Adjustment in Budget

March 29,2012-At today’s Senate budget hearing examining the State Department of Education, Senator Steve Oroho (R-Sussex-Warren-Morris) called for an end to the school funding formula’s nonsensical “geographic aid adjustment” that deprives public schools in his legislative district and other rural areas of the state their fair share of state education aid. “Our school district costs... Read more →

Peregrine Webcam Activated for Nesting Season

The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife's Peregrine Webcam has been activated for the 2012 nesting season. Broadcasting from atop 101 Hudson St. in Jersey City since 2001, the webcam has chronicled the nesting activity of peregrine falcons in a nestbox installed the previous year (see Nestbox News at http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/peregrinecam/jcp-2012nestnews.htm for this year's and previous... Read more →

Every New Jersey County Hit By At Least One Recent Weather Disaster

New Report Says Global Warming to Bring More Extreme Weather Interactive Online Map Shows County-by-County Weather-Related Disaster History for NJ Trenton, NJ—After a year that saw many parts of the country hit by scorching heat, devastating wildfires, severe storms and record flooding, a new Environment New Jersey report documents how global warming could lead to... Read more →


More than $150,000 worth of plants discovered in June 2011 bust MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. - Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced today that a 34- year-old Fieldsboro man has been indicted by a Burlington County Grand Jury for growing marijuana in the basement of his home. David J. Stanton, of 230 Delaware Avenue, Fieldsboro,... Read more →

Newark Man Indicted for Allegedly Stealing $165,600 from Harrah Casino

TRENTON – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced that a Newark man was indicted yesterday on charges that he stole $165,600 from Harrah’s Resort and Casino in Atlantic City by allegedly making copies of checks that were issued to him by the casino and fraudulently collecting payment on the copies as well as the original... Read more →

Poor Colonoscopy Prep Hides Pre-Cancerous Polyps

Released: 3/27/2012 12:30 PM EDT Source: Washington University in St. Louis Newswise — What happens on the day before a colonoscopy may be just as important as the colon-screening test itself. Gastroenterologists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that when patients don’t adequately prep for the test by cleansing their... Read more →

Christopher Rizman of Wall Township Achieves Honor Roll at Kent School

KENT, CT (03/29/2012)(readMedia)-- Christopher Rizman, a student in the 6th form (12th-grade) at Kent School in Kent, Connecticut, was named to the honor roll for the spring term of 2011-2012. Rizman is the child of Mr. and Mrs. Ladislav Rizman of Wall Township. Kent is a co-ed college preparatory school founded in 1906 in the... Read more →

State Comptroller Investigation Reveals Pattern of Mismanagement at DRPA

March 29, 2012-Ineffective oversight and weak policies led to a culture at the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) in which tollpayer dollars repeatedly were wasted and mismanaged, according to an extensive investigative report released today by the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC). The OSC report found that the DRPA frequently granted itself such broad... Read more →

Life after brain injury: Local residents share experiences | cnbnews.net

Bancroft Carolyn With Family -Carolyn Musser of Voorhees, N.J., enjoys a moment with family members, after giving a speech about the challenges and triumphs she’s faced from her traumatic brain injury. She spoke during “Bancroft Unplugged,” an event held by Bancroft Brain Injury Services in Cherry Hill, N.J., to mark Brain Injury Awareness Month in... Read more →


A Statement from the Audit Committee of the Delaware River Port Authority Board of Commissioners Regarding the New Jersey Comptroller’s Report We appreciate the time, effort and dedication invested in the Office of the State Comptroller’s report, as well as the care taken to identify practices that we agree should not be repeated in the... Read more →

Healthcare: The Doomsday Vote for Democrats

Released: 3/12/2012 3:00 PM EDT Source: Dick Jones Communications Newswise — Despite the numerous votes that passed through the House of Representatives during the 111th United States Congress, health care reform may have single-handedly given Democrats a crippling blow, costing them majority control, according to a new study. “The study suggests that a yes vote... Read more →

Obituary: Rose M. Borda, of Mount Ephraim,

Borda, Rose Marie (nee Borda), 88, of Mt. Ephraim, NJ peacefully passed away on March 24, 2012 with her loving family by her side Legacy Rose was a loving, caring and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. To her children, Rose was supportive, caring and proud of all that they accomplished throughout their lives.... Read more →

FBI — Man Charged with Attempting to Carry an Explosive Device onto an Airplane

Joseph Picklo, 29, of Dallas, Pennsylvania, was charged today by criminal complaint with attempting to carry on an explosive device on a plane, following an incident at Philadelphia International Airport. Picklo was being screened for a United Airlines flight to San Francisco this morning when a plastic bottle filled with an explosive substance was found... Read more →

Three Things We Don’t Know About Obama’s Massive Voter Database

by Lois Beckett ProPublica, March 27, 2012, 4:48 p.m reprinted with permission of ProPublica.org President Obama's re-election campaign isreportedly building a massive database of information about potential supporters. The database seems to bring together information about supporters gathered fromall branches of the campaign -- everything from an individual's donation records to volunteer activity to online... Read more →


Catholic faith, public witness and religious freedom in a changing public square Image Books, a division of Random House publishing, has announced the release of an original new eBook authored by Philadelphia's Archbishop Charles Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. A Heart on Fire: Catholic Witness and the Next America, will be available electronically on March 27, 2012.... Read more →

Mt. Ephraim School District April Reminders

Press Release: March 27, 2012 April Reminders: April 5th – Report Cards Issued - Spring Recess Begins: Gr. 1 - 8 - 12:30 early dismissal Pre-K/Kindergarten AM Session – 8:30 – 10:15 PM Session – 10:45 – 12:30 April 9th – 13th - Spring Recess – Schools Closed April 17th & 18th – Parent Conferences... Read more →

Cherry Hill Fire Dept Responds to Wind Swept Fire to Rear of Super Market

March 26, 2012 Cherry Hill Firefighters were alerted to a reported rubbish fire to the rear of the Pathmark super market in the 900 block of Church Road. As a single crew of firefighters arrived, they encountered a wind swept fire involving about 40 to 50 feet of wooden fence and the brush around it.... Read more →

Carotid Artery Stenting Found to be Safe in the Elderly

Released: 3/22/2012 8:00 AM EDT Embargo expired: 3/26/2012 12:00 PM EDT Source: Thomas Jefferson University Newswise — (CHICAGO) – Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia and a multicenter team of investigators have found that carotid artery stenting (CAS) is safe and effective in patients age 70 and older. Their research showed that while... Read more →

American Legion Post 68 Commander Nicholas J. DiGrosso Succumbs

Nicholas J. DiGrosso, Sr,. 79, a thirty-nine year employee of the Merchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission. Nick, the only son of Michael and Helen DiGrosso and big brother to his three sisters; died Monday with his loving family by his side. Nick first came to the commission in 1958 after serving in the Army in Korea. Having... Read more →

VIDEO: Gloucester City 2002 Mummers Parade Featuring Avalon String Band

Uploaded on YouTube by MumFreak on Mar 26, 2012 2002 Gloucester City Nj Parade Avalon String Band Related articles Letters: Gloucester City's Celebration Committee Needs Financial Help (gloucestercitynews.net) Five Gloucester Catholic Baseball Players Selected by ESPSN NJ Team (gloucestercitynews.net) 2006 YouTube Video: Gloucester City NJ Progress (gloucestercitynews.net) NJ State PBA and Gloucester City PBA Issues... Read more →

Project 21 Founder Critical of New Black Panthers

Washington, D.C. - Legal commentator Horace Cooper, a founding member of the African-American leadership group Project 21, is criticizing the New Black Panthers' call for a ransom on George Zimmerman in the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting. "The efforts of the New Black Panthers go beyond legitimate discourse and are the legal equivalent of... Read more →

The Cyber Threat Part 1: On the Front Lines with Shawn Henry | FBI

03/27/12 Shawn Henry realized a lifelong dream when he became a special agent in 1989. Since that time he has traveled the world for investigations and become one of the FBI’s most senior executives and its top official on cyber crime. FBI.gov recently sat down with Henry—who is about to retire from the Bureau—to talk... Read more →