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April 2012

Walesa Visits Detroit after Chicago | cnbnews.net

By Raymond Rolak DETROIT-- The University of Illinois at Chicago hosted the World Summit of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates and former Polish President Lech Walesa was on the panel discussion, “New Challenges for Peace.” Also on the dais with him were three other former presidents of stature, Mikail Gorbachev, Frederik Willem de Klerk and Jimmy... Read more →

Op-Ed: In the Eye of the Beholder | CNBnews.net

Graphic and opinion by Wil Levins What concerns me about CISPA (The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act) is the drastic increase of the Federal Government's authority to gather and share information about us without our knowledge or consent. If CISPA is passed in its current form it would grant sweeping authority to intelligence agencies,... Read more →

West Deptford Republican Club Responds to Senator Sweeney's Remarks on Tax Appeals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 25, 2012 West Deptford, NJ – The West Deptford Republican Club (WDGOP) acting Chairman Denny Forte1 stated that the remarks Steve Sweeney made in Sunday’s Gloucester County Times exemplified those of a career politician and certainly highlighted what is wrong with politics in West Deptford and Gloucester County. “I’ve never seen... Read more →

Meet Dolce, The FBI's First Therapy Dog

Dolce is an 8-year-old German Shepherd/Siberian Husky mix. Transcript | Download (274MB) | Podcast | Photo Gallery Helping Victims of Crime Therapy Dog Program a First for the Bureau 04/27/12 Rachel Pierce is a victim specialist in our Office for Victim Assistance. Her partner is an 8-year-old German Shepherd/Siberian Husky mix, and together they form... Read more →

South Jersey Citizens File Lawsuit Against Gloucester Township Clerk

Gloucester Township (Camden), NJ - April 25th, 2012 - South Jersey Citizens (SJC), a non-partisan "good government" local watchdog group, has filed a two-count complaint against Gloucester Township's Clerk for violations of the Faulkner Act and for violating resident's civil rights by unjustly blocking a citizen-led initiative petition for a pay to play reform ordinance.... Read more →

Video: RNC to Obama, Remember Those Promise About Lobbyists?

RNC to Obama: Hey, Remember Those Promises About Lobbyists? By Jim Geraghty April 23, 2012 7:29 A.M. Good morning, Mr. President. The Republican National Committee would like to remind you of your bold, ambitious, unambiguous promises about keeping lobbyists out of your administration from 2008, and how that promise… well, seemed to reach its expiration... Read more →

Gloucester Township Police Need Help with ID of Thief

Shop Rite Chews Landing Road- Burglary and Theft from several unlocked vehicles in the parking lot on Wednesday April 18, 2012 at 10:30 AM. The suspect is an unknown possible Hispanic male, wear a white t-shirt, gray hooded sweatshirt, and dark pants with large white stripes down the sides. He arrived at the store and... Read more →


April 24, 2012 ELMWOOD PARK, NJ – Soundview Paper Company LLC has acquired Elmwood Park, New Jersey based Marcal Paper Mills, LLC, a tissue and paper products manufacturer and distributor. With the acquisition of Marcal, Soundview Paper Company is positioned to be a leading world class manufacturer and distributor of finished paper products including tissue,... Read more →

Two Alleged Members of the Philadelphia La Cosa Nostra Charged in Second Superseding Indictment

A Total of 14 Leaders, Members, and Associates of the Philadelphia LCN Charged to Date April 26, 2012 WASHINGTON—Two alleged members of the Philadelphia organized crime family of La Cosa Nostra (LCN) were arrested today on racketeering charges contained in a second superseding indictment, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Justice Department’s... Read more →

Marine discharged over online Obama comments - CNN.com

Washington (CNN) -- A Marine who used his Facebook page to criticize President Barack Obama has been discharged, a Marine Corps spokesman said Wednesday. Sgt. Gary Stein was given an "other-than-honorable" discharge, said Capt. Brian Block, a spokesman for the Marines. Among other comments posted to his Facebook page, Stein called Obama a liar and... Read more →

Male On Bicycle Struck By Vehicle In Glendora

Gloucester Township Police Dept. press release April 26 On April, 25, 2012 at approximately 10:27 PM, the Gloucester Township Police were dispatched to the intersection of State Highway Route 168 and Austin Avenue for a report of a motor vehicle crash involving a 2001 Chrysler Town and Country and a pedalcyclist. GTEMS and paramedics were... Read more →

Student Loan Borrowers Dazed and Confused by Servicer Shuffle | ProPublica.org

by Marian Wang ProPublica, April 23, 2012, 2 p.m reprinted by CNBNews with permission of ProPublica.org The Department of Education has been transferring large batches of federal student loans to new loan-servicing companies — leaving in the lurch some borrowers who are suddenly encountering problems with their loans, such as payments that are mysteriously adjusted... Read more →


Compact goal is to increase access to great schools in neighborhoods throughout the City of Philadelphia April 23, 2012 Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. and Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced today that the Archdiocese of Philadelphia has signed on as a member of the Philadelphia Great Schools Compact, a united effort by the Mayor,... Read more →

Gloucester Twp. Branch Library to Stage Three-Day Book Sale

VOORHEES, N.J. – April 26, 2012 – The Gloucester Twp. Branch Library of the Camden County Library System in Blackwood will hold its Annual Spring Book Sale from Thursday, May 3 to Saturday, May 5. The sale offers items for all ages with bargains on books, VHS tapes, audio tapes and music CDs. Located at... Read more →

Damminger Named ‘Freeholder of the Year’ by New Jersey Conference of Mayors

April 26, 2012 (Gloucester County Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger has been named “Freeholder of the Year” by the New Jersey Conference of Mayors (NJCM). Damminger will be honored at a dinner at 6:00pm on Thursday, April 26 at the Borgata in Atlantic City. Freeholder Director Damminger said, “I am very flattered to have been... Read more →

Face of Defense: Marine Earns Top-Shooter Status

By Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Paul Peterson U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C., April 23, 2012 - Gunnery Sgt. Joshua A. Peterson is one of the few riflemen to earn a coveted place on the Marine Corps Shooting Team, where the time-honored art of marksmanship is a full-time job. Gunnery Sgt. Joshua... Read more →

Tal Smith named Special Advisor to Opening Day Partners | cnbnews.net

April 24, 2012 Smith to Advise on Business and Baseball Operations for Sugar Land Skeeters and Atlantic League Expansion SUGAR LAND, Texas --- Tal Smith, one of Baseball’s most well known and respected executives has been named Special Advisor to Opening Day Partners (“ODP”). ODP is a leading owner/operator of minor league teams and is... Read more →

2012 Legion College application online | The American Legion

Applications for the 2012 American Legion National College now are available online. The college takes place Oct. 28 to Nov. 2 at National Headquarters in Indianapolis. National Legion College enhances knowledge and appreciation of The American Legion, and teaches the core values and contributions of the organization, its Auxiliary, Sons of The American Legion and... Read more →

Discover the magic of South Jersey’s Original Summer Stage at its Open House Performance Preview

Kids Stuff Revue The littlest Summer Stagers, entering grades two and three, have the opportunity to show off all they've learned in a performance to cap off their summer of singing, acting, and dancing. At Summer Stage visual and performing arts camp, hundreds of children from throughout South Jersey embark on a magical adventure –... Read more →

Gloucester City Residents Support Neighbors In Need | cnbnews.net

by BRUCE DARROW (cnbnews.net)Gloucester City was once described by a South Jersey newspaper as “a Beer drinking, Church going City” where Saturday was for partying and Sunday was for church and family. Another referred to Gloucester City as a community where “families looked after each other friend or foe.” Regardless of the many views or... Read more →

Gloucester Catholic High School Announcements, News, Sports

The Week in Review: Gloucester Catholic Captures McKenna Classic Gloucester Catholic’s baseball team, rankled No. 1 in South Jersey by two local newspapers, ran their season record to 11-2 on Saturday by beating West Deptford 3-2 to win the McKenna Classic for the second straight season. The Rams, coached by Dennis Barth, won an opening-round... Read more →

Greenwald: Evasive Christie Should Answer Tax Debate Invite | cnbnews.net

Governor’s Office Ducks Question Although Christie Had Welcomed Debate April 24, 2012(TRENTON) – Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald (D-Camden/Burlington) released the following statement Tuesday on Gov. Chris Christie’s failure to directly answer his invitation to debate the Assembly Democratic plan for middle-class property tax relief versus the governor’s plan for an income tax scheme that... Read more →

O'Toole is Against Stringer's Proposal to Restore a .45 Percent Income Tax on New Jerseyans

April 23, 2012 Senator Kevin O’Toole, R-40, replied today to a response received earlier today from Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer regarding Republican Senators’ April 18 letter to Mayor Michael Bloomberg (view the letter). The Republican Senators strongly oppose 2013 NYC mayoral candidate Stringer’s proposal to restore a .45 percent income tax on New Jerseyans... Read more →

Welcome Home Lt. Candice Bujak, of Mt. Ephraim

Welcome Back From Afghanistan Mount Ephraim, New Jersey Who: Lt. Candice Bujak When: Thursday, April 26, 2012 Time: 9:45 AM – 10:00 AM Where: Mary Bray Elementary School 225 W. Kings Highway Mt. Ephraim, New Jersey 08059 Contact: George (Yellow Ribbon Club) 856-685-3150 Jean Meloni (Mary Bray Elementary School) 856-933-4577 Please come out to welcome... Read more →

Rutgers Study: Vitamin E in Diet Protects Against Many Cancers

Researchers find form commonly used in supplements has no such benefit April 23, 2012 Credit: Skin Care By Louisa Vitamin E in vegetable oils and nuts prevents cancer, according to research done at Rutgers University and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Next time you need to choose between vegetable oil and margarine in that... Read more →


April 25, 2012 (12/P49) TRENTON * Under the terms of a legal settlement announced today, the Hess Corporation is expected to make about $45 million in pollution control upgrades at its Port Reading oil refinery near Woodbridge, dramatically reducing polluting emissions and leading to a marked improvement in air quality for the region, Department of... Read more →

Wearing an Ankle Brace May Not Increase Injury Risk to the Knee

Released: 4/25/2012 8:00 AM EDT Source: American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Newswise — ATLANTA, Ga. – Giselle Aerni, MD presented her research project “The Effect of Lace-Up Ankle Bracing on Knee Biomechanics During a Jump Landing” at the 21st American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA on April 24, 2012.... Read more →


Freeholder O’Brien Says Entries To Be Showcased at Earth Fair, June 24th Burlington County Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien announces the kick-off of the Fifth Annual Environmental Health Photo Contest. Photos must be received no later than Friday, May 25, 2012 by 5 pm. All submitted photos will be judged by the Burlington County Health Department... Read more →

Four Alleged Members of the Internet Piracy Group “IMAGiNE” Indicted in Virginia

April 24, 2012 WASHINGTON – Four individuals have been charged in the Eastern District of Virginia for their alleged roles in an Internet piracy group that distributed via the Internet copies of movies showing only in theaters, Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District... Read more →

Wilmington U. Softball Coach Highlights Four Total Earning 2012 All-CACC Softball Honors | cnbnews.net

DATE: April 24, 2011 djl NEW HAVEN, Conn. - - Following a record setting Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference regular season, Wilmington University softball head coach Erin Harvey highlights the 2012 CACC Postseason Awards, being named Co-Coach of the Year while Katie Warrington, Shelby Thompson and Jill Stafford were also recognized as All-CACC members, announced by... Read more →


Age strongly influences attitudes and perceptions of deer hunters By Joe Kosack Wildlife Conservation Education Specialist Pennsylvania Game Commission HARRISBURG – Deer hunters have long been recognized as Pennsylvania’s most devoted hunters and their commitment to hunting has helped keep wildlife management afloat in this state for almost 100 years. But who are these people?... Read more →

New Jersey Financial Investor and His Company Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging at Municipal Tax Lien Auctions

April 23, 2012 WASHINGTON—A financial investor who purchased municipal tax liens at auctions in New Jersey, as well as a company in which he was a partner, pleaded guilty today for their roles in a conspiracy to rig bids for the sale of tax liens auctioned by municipalities throughout the state, the Department of Justice... Read more →

Mount Ephraim School District May Happenings

Mt. Ephraim Public Schools April 23, 2012 Press Release: May Happenings: 4th – PTO Dance, Gr. 5-8 at Kershaw School from 7 to 9 pm 14th - PAC Meeting – 6:30 pm – Mary Bray Media Center B.O.E. Meeting 7:30 Kershaw Media Center 15th – PTO Fundraiser at Pete’s Pizza in Mt. Ephraim from 4... Read more →

David Horowitz: 10 Reasons to Impeach Eric Holder

Dear DHFC Supporter, When Barack Obama vowed to "fundamentally transform America," he already knew who would do his bidding: Eric Holder. Holder shares the President's radical vision, but unlike Obama, he doesn't have to pretend to be a moderate. Lucky us! As Attorney General, Eric Holder has been an unapologetic radical, launching a crusade against... Read more →

Congressman Runyan Weekly E-Newsletter

April 24, 2012 On Thursday April 19th, the House of Representatives passed another bill to help small businesses grow and create the jobs American workers need. With my support, H.R. 9, the Small Business Tax Cut Act, passed in the House by a vote of 235 to 173. This bill would amend the Internal Revenue... Read more →

Wanted: Suspects for Burglary in Northeast Philadelphia's 7th District

Northeast Detectives Division Seeks Assistance in Identifying Suspects Depicted in Surveillance Video April 24, 2012 The Philadelphia Police Department Northeast Detective Division is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the two suspects observed in the following surveillance video. On Monday April 23rd, 2012, at 6:15pm, two unknown males forced entry into a rear door of... Read more →


April 24, 2012 (12/P47) TRENTON-- The Department of Environmental Protection announced that the second phase of a Paterson air quality study found no evidence of elevated levels of a targeted chemical and no evidence that Paterson's air quality differs from that of other urban communities in the state. This second phase study was necessary to... Read more →


April 25, 2012 (12/P48) TRENTON * The “Spirit of the Jerseys’’ State History Fair is returning to its roots at Washington Crossing State Park in Hopewell Township on May 12, with a daylong series of free educational and hands-on activities aimed at highlighting the long, rich and diverse history of our state, Department of Environmental... Read more →

Zach Poskevich for U.S.Senate | cnbnews.net

Courage, Patriotism, and Faith Proud Tennessee, Constitutional Conservative, and U.S. Army Veteran Buy your tickets today: http://sevierville.eventbrite.com/ Contact: Steve Osborn 865- 908-8909 Date: May 18, 2012 Location: Mulligans (Sevierville Golf Club) 144 Old Knoxville Highway Sevierville, TN 37876 Hors D’oeuvres, Dinner & Program Event Starts Promptly 6:30pm - Ends 8:30pm Website: www.zachforsenate.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/ZachforSenate Information:... Read more →

The College of New Jersey Football Team Partners with Special Olympics New Jersey

Players teach and learn while enjoying a memorable experience Release written by TCNJ student-writer Brandon Gould ‘13 LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ — Dalton Stilts took the ball from under center, rolled right and hit wide receiver Steven Rodenbeck for a touchdown in the Special Olympics New Jersey’s version of “Friday Night Lights” on April 20. Stilts and... Read more →


Anglers are encouraged to vigilantly clean equipment to prevent the spread of this invader WEST TRENTON, N.J. (April 24) – The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) today announced that a staff scientist last week found extensive mats of the aquatic alga Didymosphenia geminata (also known as Didymo or “Rock Snot”), an invasive species, in the... Read more →

Washington Twp GOP: Democrats Running as Republicans in Upcoming Primary

press release Washington Township GOP WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, GLOUCESTER COUNTY, NJ — Washington Township needs to wake up, and remember! Police Corporal 
Tim Attanasi, one of three recently converted Democrats running in the June 5 Republican primary here, as per the Democrat political playbook is already playing fast and loose with rules and regulations. Our police... Read more →


MAXIMUM SECURITY FACILITY ON LOCKDOWN AS RACIAL TENSIONS RISE April 24, 2012 (Phoenix, AZ) Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio ordered parts of the maximum security 4th Avenue Jail be placed on indefinite lockdown as racial tensions rise – tensions brought on by orders from the Mexican Mafia chieftains who appear to be trying to control... Read more →

Delaware River Port Authority Seeks Two New Members of Citizens Advisory Committee

April 23, 2012 CAMDEN, N.J. – The DRPA Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) is looking for one resident of Southeastern Pennsylvania and one resident of Southern New Jersey to fill two recently vacated seats. Ideal applicants are civic-minded people who routinely use the PATCO high-speed line, any DRPA bridge (Ben Franklin, Walt Whitman, Commodore Barry and... Read more →

Gloucester City News Headlines for April 26 issue

Gloucester City Art/Music Festival Saturday On Waterfront Revolutionary War Ship Search To Begin Off Brooklawn Shore Gloucester City Planning Board Offers Support For New Business Great Granddaughter Taylor Stands In For Midge Moore On Opening Day Gloucester City High Alumni Scholarship Social Set Lakes Association Fishing Derby Saturday Return Unused Drugs To Gloucester City Police Read more →

International luxury car theft ring smashed in Philadelphia area

26 suspects linked to $2.3 million in stolen vehicles April 17, 2012 HARRISBURG - Attorney General Linda Kelly and Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan today announced a series of arrests in Pennsylvania, New York and Maryland involving suspects linked to an international car theft ring operating in the greater Philadelphia area. "This was a... Read more →

Video: Just for Fun! Two Year old Dancing the Jive,

This has been making the Internet rounds since last month, even so it deserves a second look. Published on Mar 15, 2012 by Studie43 March 12, 2012 The boys name is William Stokkebroe. After seeing his parents Kristina and Peter Stokkebroe and the dancers of studie43 practising he is showing what he has learned at... Read more →

Mount Ephraim School District 3rd Marking Period Honor Roll | cnbnews.net

April 23, 2012 Third Marking Period Honor Roll: Distinguished Honors Helen Barrett, Jonathan Bell, Kenzie Calhoun, Cassidy Chambers, Mark Colavito, Gabrielle Crain, David Critch, Taylor Finnegan, Amy Guldin, Shannon Hyde, Alyssa Marszalek, Meghan McDonough, Alison McHugh, Shea Meredith, Richard Musselman, Joshua Pizzillo, Colin Rapa-Slover, Mackenzie Rapa-Slover, Hailey Reed, Andrew Romano, Liam Spera, Charles Tanier, Audrey... Read more →

Bellmawr Baseball/Softball Season Begins | GCN

By Chris Concannon Gloucester City News A nearly cloudless and warm late morning greeted the 2012 Opening Day ceremonies, for both Bellmawr Baseball and Softball, April 14. Both Garrity Field on Warren Avenue, along with the “Little League” facilities on Essex Avenue, were abuzz with parents and players following the parade from the St. Joachim... Read more →

Bellmawr Child Shawn Mendelero Gets Bicycle | GCN

By Tiffany Menderlo Shawn’s Mother My son Shawn is 5 years old. At age three, he was diagnosed with Autistic Disorder. He is the most wonderful child and our family is so blessed to have him in our lives. Recently, his physical therapist Robin Kanner suggested that a company from Canada called Freedom Concepts do... Read more →