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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 of Florida’s “stand your ground” legislation. The shooting was tragic. The conduct of Zimmerman and the police handling of the investigation leave many unanswered questions. But this death of a... 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 for Women and Justice in Montclair, a non-profit that provides legal assistance and guidance to women endeavoring to break away from abusive relationships and begin a new life for themselves... 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 development. “The revenue from this auction will be used to preserve other farms within the County,” said Garganio. “By transferring this farmland back into private ownership, the County is helping... 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 SNIPPETS: Ouch! and A Heated Billboard Debate (gloucestercitynews.net) CNBNews Tips and Snippets: TownStats Available, Rams Baseball in the 'Limelight' , Et Cetera (gloucestercitynews.net) Tips and Snippets: Gloucester City is 'Cracking... 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 John Sims Baker said in a March 26 statement. “Our purpose has always been to share the Gospel and proudly to proclaim our Catholic faith. What other reason could there... 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 Washington promising to change the way the system works, but in many instances he let himself become captive to the most destructive and entrenched Washington shibboleths. One of these is... 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 1994-98 (112-74-1) and returned in 2006 (179-94-3). Ranero posted a 109-103-1 mark at Barry University from 2002-2005. He has guided Rowan to seven appearances in the NCAA Division III Championship... 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 Pitman. Graduate of Pittman High School and The College of New Jersey Joined the U.S. Army in 2005 and is with the 82nd Airborne. He is returning from Afghanistan 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 Kerrigan be sentenced to six years in New Jersey state prison and that he serve 85 percent of the term before he is eligible for parole. Superior Court Judge M.... 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 Vendor and Activities link on the homepage or download the attachment for the form. Hope to see you there with some great baked goods! Wado, udohiyu, (thank you very much,... 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 crewmates and I served on into a new political shorthand for the most vicious smears imaginable: "swiftboating." I wish like hell that the term was retired from the American political... 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 the team scoring among 82 schools at the national championships. The Profs took second at the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Championships and they were tied for eighth at the... 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 tradition of the Episcopal Church. Located in northwestern Connecticut, the School offers boys and girls a rigorous and interesting academic program in a boarding environment. 560 boarding and day students... 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 Willman, even called it “the worst single she’s ever released.” He was too kind. The video of “Girl Gone Wild” shows the 53-year-old tramping around in black hot pants and... 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 NJ Progress (gloucestercitynews.net) 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 – 1000. 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 force, violence, and intimidation and with one count of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. Judge Linares imposed the sentence today in Newark federal court. According to... 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 Congressional District. The medium of the artwork can range from paintings, drawings, 2 dimensional collages, prints, mixed media, computer-generated art, and photography. A student release form must also be completed... 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 the second-degree charges of conspiracy to commit robbery on Jan. 30, 2012 In sentencing Moore to three concurrent five-year terms, Superior court Judge M. Christine Allen-Jackson said he must serve... 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 up in Clementon NJ, survived the attack. He was hospitalized for five days in Cooper Medical Center, Camden. Under a negotiated plea, Trial Chief Mary Pyffer of the Gloucester County... 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 had a GPA between 3.0 and 3.39. Several teams that earned academic awards throughout the year were recognized. Among the honorees were men’s and women’s cross country, United States Track... 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 Haddon Township in Arcadia Publishing's Images of America series. Authors William Brahms and Sandra White-Grear will discuss the making of the book and show several of their favorite photos and... 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 more information: Contact Lion Bob at 856-858-8240 ROWAN BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL DOUBLEHEADERS VERSUS WILLIAM PATERSON POSTPONED GLASSBORO, NJ – The New Jersey Athletic Conference baseball and softball doubleheaders between Rowan... 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 Rose Burns. Predeceased by her 6 brothers and sisters. Mildred was an avid reader she loved animals. She was excellent with needle work of any kind. At the request of... 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 City. Ph: 856-456-1142 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; BUY A NEWSPAPER like the Philadelphia Inquirer; and employ all kinds of people in other areas. Meanwhile, Camden is a mess; Police/Fire/EMS personnel are being thrown away WHILE millions continue... 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 Erial Road. Drivers may use Erial Road and Erial-Clementon Road to bypass the closure. The roadway is expected to be reopened by 9:00am. Beginning at 9:30am, Route 168 will be... 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 published in the March 26 Online Early Edition of theProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The aggregates are similar to neurofibrillary tangles or NFTs, modified protein structures that are... 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 are roughly equal to or more than school districts throughout the state, yet the School Funding Reform Act (SFRA) of 2008 adopted by the Corzine Administration penalizes us for a... 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 years' accounts). As of this morning (3/28) four eggs have been laid and incubation is beginning. Follow the live action athttp://www.njfishandwildlife.com/peregrinecam/jcp-live.htm and get details of the action in Nestbox News.... 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 certain extreme weather events becoming even more common or more severe in the future. The report found that, already, every New Jersey county has been hit by at least one... 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, N.J., was indicted on one count of Maintaining or Operating a Controlled Dangerous Substance Production Facility (First Degree), Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance With Intent To Distribute (Second Degree),... 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 checks. Terry Dilligard II, 35, of Newark, was charged yesterday in a 10-count state grand jury indictment with one count of second-degree theft by deception and nine counts of third-degree... 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 colons, doctors often can’t see potentially dangerous pre-cancerous lesions. Reporting in the journal Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the researchers say that doctors often missed at least one pre-cancerous growth in about one-third... 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 tradition of the Episcopal Church. Located in northwestern Connecticut, the School offers boys and girls a rigorous and interesting academic program in a boarding environment. 560 boarding and day students... Read more →