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NJ Citizen Action statement regarding Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act

Highland Park, NJ - Upon hearing the decision of the United States Supreme Court regarding President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, NJ Citizen Action released the following statement: “We are elated that the Supreme Court sided with the constitution and consumers on this case,” said Jeff Brown, spokesman for NJ Citizen Action. “While many are going to rightly say that this ruling was a victory for the President, the real winners are the 30 million Americans who will now be guaranteed access to quality and affordable health coverage, and the countless others who will get better value for their existing coverage.”... Read more →


STATEMENT OF NJGOP CHAIRMAN SAMUEL RAIA ON SUPREME COURT AFC DECISION

June 28, 2012 TRENTON – Today, the New Jersey Republican Party issued the following statement from Chairman Samuel Raia in response to the Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act: “Today, the Supreme Court confirmed what most American’s knew from the beginning and what President Obama did his best to deny, that Obamacare is in fact a tax on the middle class. As Governor Christie said today, individual governors are in the best position to decide what works for the people of their state and this law tremendously erodes that ability. Today's decision changes nothing about the basic facts... Read more →


STATEMENT OF SENATOR AND CANDIDATE FOR U.S. SENATE JOE KYRILLOS ON SUPREME COURT DECISION

June 28, 2012 Middletown, June 28...State Senator and Candidate for U.S. Senate Joe Kyrillos released the following statement today regarding the Supreme Court's ruling on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. "Today’s Supreme Court decision may have confirmed the constitutionality of the legislation, but one fact remains: the massive, expensive health care overhaul voted for by Senator Menendez is bad policy. Government run healthcare spends money we don't have, loots Medicare, limits patient choice, and continues to place a cloud of uncertainty over our economy. Congress can and must repeal and replace it with more sensible reforms like providing... Read more →


U.S. Supreme Court Affirms the Largest Tax Hike in American History

Washington D.C. (June 28th, 2012) -- In a 5-4 decision with Chief Justice Roberts aligning with the liberals on the court and Justice Kennedy siding with conservatives, the individual mandate within Obamacare was upheld, not as a provision protected by the Commerce Clause, but rather as a massive $1 trillion tax on working class Americans. TVC president Andrea Lafferty released the following statement in the wake of the decision: “The U.S. Supreme Court has now told Americans what policy makers in Washington have known for over two years. Obamacare is a $1 trillion dollar tax hike on lower and middle... Read more →


White House: What the Supreme Court's ruling means for your health care

Today, the Supreme Court issued a historic ruling: They upheld the Affordable Care Act and ensured that millions of American families will have access to health care and protection from the worst abuses of the insurance industry. Lots of people have questions about the Affordable Care Act, the Supreme Court's decision, and their health care coverage. We've pulled together the most useful information -- including President Obama's remarks after the announcement -- at WhiteHouse.gov: Watch the video and get the facts here. Because the law has an impact on so many Americans, it's important to understand its basic parts. We've... Read more →


RIVERSHARKS, BLUE CRABS AND DINOSAURS—OH MY!

Field Station: Dinosaurs to turn Campbell’s Field into Jurassic Ballpark CAMDEN, N.J.—Field Station: Dinosaurs’ 15-foot animated T-Rex is touring baseball stadiums, and his next stop is Campbell’s Field in Camden, N.J. on Fri., June 29 for the Riversharks’ 7:05 p.m. game against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. T-Rex is one of more than 30 interactive or animatronic dinosaurs featured at Field Station: Dinosaurs, an interactive outdoor Jurassic learning destination in Secaucus. Visitors will go back 90 million years with more than 30 full-sized animatronic dinosaurs, puppet shows staring the T-Rex, a dig site and interactive educational games and workshops along... Read more →


Gloucester City School Board Spends $367,000 to Purchase Computers for Teachers and Students

By Anne Forline Gloucester City News The Gloucester City Board of Education (BOE) recognized Thomas Gray Stewart Jr. by awarding him a high school diploma through the “Operation Recognition” program during last week’s meeting. The program, a joint venture through the NJ Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMAVA) and the Department of Education, awards high school diplomas to veterans who left high school to serve in the military. Superintendent Paul Spaventa noted that Stewart is a Vietnam Veteran who entered the service on October 31, 1968. Stewart had previously been awarded the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service... Read more →


Video: Horrific Traffic Accident in Russia | cnbnews.net

Here’s dashcam footage of a horrific car accident that took place on June 20 in Russia. At about the 1:00-minute below, a Volvo truck lost control due to failure of its break system and crashed head on with another truck. From there, we see a chain reaction of explosions and collisions. Bread and fruit spill [...] Posted by Chris Monty on June 24th 2012 related: ClearysNoteBook YouTube Channel Related articles VIDEO: Take a Stand Against Bullying | cnbnews.net (gloucestercitynews.net) Letter to the Editor: FREEDOM PIER PRIDE | CNBNEWS.NET (gloucestercitynews.net) Read more →


Westville Lauds Two Police Officers

By Sara Martino Gloucester City News Two Westville Policemen were honored by Mayor and Council during last week’s meeting held in the old Borough Hall. Police and firefighters had been dispatched to 712 Broadway, apartment E-9, for a reported fire on February 17 inside a third floor apartment. According to the Borough Council commendation and recognition given to the men, Patrolmen Flannery and Denick found the apartment filling up with smoke and could hear a female voice screaming for help. The officers began kicking the locked apartment door until it finally gave way, entered the apartment and found the kitchen... Read more →


Hunting and Fishing: Upcoming Outdoor Event for Women | cnbnews.net

The Reading Ridge Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will host a Women in the Outdoors event on July 21 &22nd, 2012 at Pheasant Valley Farm in Robesonia, PA. This is a “Pitch A Tent” event. Bring your tents and camp out with us. Classes being offered are Dog Training, Shotgun, Archery and more! Enjoy the outdoors and meet ladies that have the same interests! Pre-registration is required for this event. Registration can be done by going to www.womenintheoutdoors.org, and then clicking on “PA WITO Event Manager Calendar” and then searching the calendar. A beneficial partnership between the National... Read more →


New Study Identifies Military Veterans with Aggression | cnbnews.net

Released: 6/22/2012 8:00 AM EDT Embargo expired: 6/25/2012 12:00 AM EDT Source: University of North Carolina School of Medicine Newswise — CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – A national survey identifies which U.S. military veterans may be at most risk of aggression after deployment and what strategies could potentially help reduce likelihood of violence when service members return home. The study examined protective factors that are important in preventing violence, including employment, meeting basic needs, living stability, social support, spiritual faith, ability to care for oneself, perceived self-determination, and resilience (ability to adapt to stress). Veterans with these factors in place were... Read more →


Go Online to Get Your Pet Adoption Started in Gloucester County

(Clayton, NJ) – Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger and Freeholder Adam J. Taliaferro announced today that people interested in adopting a pet from the Gloucester County Animal Shelter can now go online and complete their pre-adoption application electronically via the county’s website. “We are always looking for new ways to make the pet adoption process easier and now people can electronically submit their pre-adoption application online so that when they are ready to adopt they can already be pre-approved by the Shelter,” stated Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger. The pre-adoption application must be completed before any individual can interact with... Read more →


Blake Schmit American Legion Player of the Year | cnbnews.net

Hall of Fame Senior Vice President Bill Haase (left) and the Department of Missouri National Vice Commander Dave Voyles (right) present Blake Schmit with the Player of the Year award. The moment Eden Prairie, Minn., won the 2011 American Legion Baseball World Series in Shelby, N.C., Blake Schmit walked off the field with a championship title and a new status — the first player in Legion history to have earned two major Legion Baseball awards. Schmit, who played shortstop for Eden Prairie, was awarded the James F. Daniel Jr. Memorial Sportsmanship award in 2010, and the George W. Rulon American... Read more →


PA State Police Offering Electronic Sex Offenders Notification E-mail | cnbnewsnet

Registered Sex Offenders (Photo credit: War Crimes) The Pennsylvania State Police is now offering an Electronic Notification system. This system will allow a user to sign up to monitor a maximum of five Pennsylvania addresses and be notified when an offender moves into or out of a defined area around any of those addresses. Click on Community Tools at the top of this page and select Email Notifications to signup. Signup now. The Pennsylvania State Police does not provide information on sexually violent predators or sexual offenders who are currently incarcerated for a sexual offense requiring initial registration. The Pennsylvania... Read more →


Face of Defense: Marine Bonds With Son Through Martial Arts

By Marine Corps Cpl. Bruno J. Begg 2nd Marine Logistics Group CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C., June 27, 2012 – Finding the time to bond with your kids can be challenging in the highly demanding life of a Marine. Marine Corps Sgt. James W. Bridger gives advice to his son, Christian, before a North American Grappling Association tournament in Hampton, Va., June 23, 2012. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Bruno J. Bego . But Marine Corps Sgt. James W. Bridger, a combat engineer with 2nd Marine Logistics Group’s 8th Engineer Support Battalion and a member of the Lejeune Grappling Team since... Read more →


Bill Donohue comments on President Obama’s religion problem:

The more people get to know the president, the more they disbelieve him when he says he’s a Christian. It does not exaggerate to say there’s never been anything like this in presidential politics. In March 2008, a Pew Research Center poll showed that 47 percent of the public said presidential-candidate Barack Obama was a Christian; 12 percent said he was Muslim and 36 percent said, “Don’t Know.” More than two years later, in August 2010, when asked about President Obama’s religion, only 34 percent believed he was a Christian; those thinking he was Muslim grew to 18 percent, and... Read more →


New Jersey Policy Perspective: AFA Will Fix NJ Health Care Problems

New Jersey will have the tools to tackle its health care problem as a result of the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act, an analysis by New Jersey Policy Perspective shows . “All New Jerseyans scored a major victory today. For the first time, everyone now has a right to high quality, affordable comprehensive health coverage and will no longer have to worry about going bankrupt to pay for medical bills,” says Raymond Castro, senior policy analyst for New Jersey Policy Perspective. “Many New Jerseyans who don’t have health insurance will now be able to get it,... Read more →


Disabled Veterans of America Mobile Unit will be at the VFW in Maple Shade June 29

Date: Friday, June 29, 2012 Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Address: 914 East Main Street, Maple Shade, NJ 08052 By literally putting our service offices on the road, assisting veterans where they live, the DAV is increasing accessibility to the benefits our nation provides to its veterans. Part of their outreach activities involves DAV's Mobile Service Office (MSO) Program. This program is designed to educate disabled veterans and their families on specific veterans' benefits and services. This outreach program generates considerable claims work on behalf of veterans and their families. NSOs, often aided by Department and Chapter Service Officers,... Read more →


Attention Mount Ephraim Residents |cnbnews.net

published in the Gloucester City News June 21 issue Dear Mt. Ephraim Parents And Residents: As members of the Board of Education (BOE) and residents of Mount Ephraim, we feel that it is our responsibility to be sure children in Mt. Ephraim receive an outstanding education, to be prudent with your tax dollars, and to act fairly regarding staff contracts. We all gladly volunteer our time which includes not only meetings but training required by the State of NJ. The contract for the teachers of the Mt. Ephraim Education Association (MEEA) expired June 30, 2011. The BOE and the MEEA... Read more →


Melissa Jackson of Gloucester City Named to Dean's List at Saint Mary's College

Saint Mary's College chapel (Photo credit: Wikipedia) NOTRE DAME, IN (06/26/2012)(readMedia)-- Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN, named Melissa Jackson to the Dean's List for the spring 2012 semester. Melissa is the daughter of Karen and Raymond Jackson of Gloucester City, NJ. To earn academic honors at Saint Mary's, a student must achieve a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.6 on a 4.0 scale, have at least 12 graded credit hours, no incompletes, and no grades lower than a C. About Saint Mary's College: Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Ind., is a four-year, Catholic, women's institution offering five... Read more →


Live blog of orders and opinions (Sponsored by Bloomberg Law)

English: United States Supreme Court building in Washington D.C., USA. Front facade. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) UPDATE 10:36AM OBAMACARE AFTER THE COURT The policy landscape will change dramatically after 10 a.m. today. If the Supreme Court does not strike down Obamacare in its entirety, Congress should move to repeal it. Americans support repeal of the health care law, as they have demonstrated in more than 100 polls since it passed in 2010. The infamous individual mandate is only the beginning of the problems Americans face under this law. Most importantly, Americans need real health care reform, and we need to begin... Read more →


Gloucester Township Has New Ambulance Service

Gloucester Township press release On June 26, 2012 the New Jersey Department of Health , Office of Emergency Medical Services, notified the non- profit organization, Gloucester Township EMS Alliance that they were in violation of numerous EMS code violations and placed their ambulances out of service. The EMS Alliance provided a fee based emergency medical service within Gloucester Township. The Gloucester Township Police Department, Gloucester Township Office of Emergency Management, Mayor Mayer, and the Mayor’s Administration had prepared a contingency plan to deal with just such an emergency should one arise for any reason. As a result of this planning,... Read more →


Lauren Guenther Named to Honor's List at Fairleigh Dickinson University

MADISON, NJ (06/26/2012)(readMedia)-- Lauren Guenther, of Wall, NJ, a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University's College at Florham, located in Madison, N.J. has been named to the Honor's List for the Spring 2012 Semester. To qualify for the Honor's List, a student must carry a 3.5 or better grade point average out of a possible 4.0 and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours (four courses). FDU's College at Florham is located on the former Vanderbilt-Twombly estate in suburban Morris County. Its focus is on providing outstanding on-campus and residential living opportunities, hands-on-learning experiences, strong graduate and professional school... Read more →


Area Students Named to Honor's List at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Metropolitan Campus

Fairleigh Dickinson Knights logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) TEANECK, N.J. (06/26/2012)(readMedia)-- Fairleigh Dickinson University's Metropolitan Campus has released the names of New Jersey students who qualified for the Honors List for the Spring 2012 Semester. To qualify for the Honors List, a student must carry a 3.5 or better gradepoint average out of a possible 4.0 and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours(four courses). The following have qualified: Tyler Martignetti of Lake Como, NJ, Shannon Broglin of Verga, NJ, Joseph Bower of Westville, NJ, Stephanie Carel of Westville, NJ, Jennifer Clarke of Westville, NJ, The University's Metropolitan Campusm... Read more →


Paulsboro Boys & Girls Club mural unveiling

Prosecutor Sean Dalton Young members of the Paulsboro Boys and Girls Club have expressed their idea of community in the form of a large mosaic mural to be unveiled in its permanent place on the outside of the club building on Penn Line Road at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 28. Attending the unveiling will be Gloucester County Prosecutor Sean F. Dalton, whose office awarded the club a grant for mural materials and the assistance of Philadelphia artist Karen Stone, who worked with club members and Paulsboro High School students on the project. Others who contributed labor, material and inspiration: Comcast,... Read more →


Latasha Duncan of Westville, Named to Dean's List at Fairleigh Dickinson University

Fairleigh Dickinson Knights logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) TEANECK, NJ (06/26/2012)(readMedia)-- Latasha Duncan, a resident of Westville, NJ, and a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Metropolitan Campus, located in Teaneck and Hackensack,N.J., has been named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2012 Semester. To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must carry a 3.2 or better grade point average out of a possible 4.0 and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours (four courses). The University's Metropolitan Campus, located in the dynamic NY/NJ corridor in Teaneck, N.J., features a university atmosphere with an international perspective, attracting students... Read more →


1st Straw Marketing & Promotions Donates Apparel to U.S. Armed Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan

A Decade in Metro Philadelphia and South Jersey: Business Building Marketing Services “At a recent meeting of the Medford Sunrise Rotary, we heard the request from The Yellow Ribbon Club asking for donations for care packages for the U.S. military. We love to help the community and we were ready to help,” said Lynn Pechinski, President and CEO of 1st Straw Marketing & Promotions. “We had 3 cases of brand new t-shirts we boxed and delivered to support our troops.” “Each time the weather gets hot, I think if how our servicemen and women are over in Iraq and Afghanistan... Read more →


Virginia Cavalier Stephen Bruno, of Audubon NJ, Named Player of the Year | cnbnews.net

June 27, 2012 press release Bruno, O'Connor Highlight UVa Honors on VaSID All-State Team CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Virginia third baseman Stephen Bruno (R-So., Audubon, N.J.) and Stephen Bruno head coach Brian O'Connor captured top honors on the 2012 University Division All-State Baseball Team, as chosen by the Virginia College Sports Information Directors (VaSID). Bruno was named the state's Player of the Year, while O'Connor earned his seventh Coach of the Year award in the last nine years. Before moving on the Cavaliers Bruno played baseball for Gloucester Catholic High School and the Brooklawn American Legion Post 72. Six Cavaliers were... Read more →


New Jersey General Assembly Schedule of for Thursday; Voting Begins at 1PM | cnbnews.net

The General Assembly voting session will begin at 1:00 PM. Click link to see the list, the name of the sponsor and description of Bills. Bill No. Sponsor Description A-1522 Aa Burzichelli, John J. /Riley, Celeste M. /Quijano, Annette /Caputo, Ralph R. Requires BPU, under certain circumstances, to issue a decision within 180 days after receipt of petition by public utilities to sell certain real property. A-3102 Aca Wisniewski, John S. /Prieto, Vincent /Riley, Celeste M. “New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Education Restructuring Act.” A-3139 Aca Oliver, Sheila Y. /Bramnick, Jon M. /Riley, Celeste M. /Singleton, Troy /Coutinho, Albert... Read more →


Peter J. Finnegan Jr., of Medford, Business Manager for State of New Jersey: New Lisbon Developmental Center from 1964 to 1991

On June 25, 2012. Age 77. Of Medford and Formerly of the Fairview Section of Camden. Loving Son of the late Peter J. Finnegan, Sr. and Mary V. (nee Coyle). In the loving care of his children: Lisa F. Coffey and husband Norman of Moorestown and Michael J. Finnegan and wife Kimberli of Southampton. Dear Brother of William Finnegan of the Fairview section of Camden. Beloved Grandfather of Christopher, A.J., Sam, Samuel and Emily. Peter was born in Camden, NJ, raised in Fairview Section and was a graduate of Camden Catholic High School in Camden and graduated from LaSalle University... Read more →


Health Care Facilities Receive Grants

U.S. Senators Frank Lautenberg and Robert Mendendez announced a $441,667 grant for Community Healthcare, Inc. in Bridgeton and $335,000 for the Newark Department of Child and Family and Well Being. The grants are made possible through the Affordable Care Act and will help to expand access to health care in communities which need it the most. These two health centers are among 219 facilities nationwide receiving the funds. Read more →


Wall Township Resident Taylor Fein Graduated From Ithaca College

ITHACA, NY (06/25/2012)(readMedia)-- Taylor Fein, a resident of Wall Township, graduated from Ithaca College's School of Health Sciences and Human Performance with a major in Speech Lang Path & Audio. The degree was awarded in May 2012. Coeducational and nonsectarian, Ithaca College is a nationally recognized independent college of some 6,300 undergraduates and 400 graduate students. Located in Ithaca, New York, the college offers more than 100 degree programs through the Schools of Business, Communications, Health Sciences and Human Performance, Humanities and Sciences, and Music as well as the Division of Graduate and Professional Studies and Division of Interdisciplinary and... Read more →


DEP AND NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PARTNER IN BATTLE AGAINST MOSQUITOES

Copepods latest tool used to fight mosquitoes (12/P72) TRENTON - With conditions ripe for mosquito breeding in standing water around New Jersey, the Departments of Agriculture and Environmental Protection are once again teaming up to release a tiny, shrimp-like crustacean with a hearty appetite for mosquito larvae. Macrocyclops albidus, commonly known as copepods, is being bred in large numbers at the Department of Agriculture's Philip Alampi Beneficial Insect Rearing Laboratory in West Trenton, and is one tool used by the DEP's Mosquito Control Program to fight disease-spreading mosquitoes. New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher and Bob Kent, administrator of... Read more →


NJSBA on Tenure Bill: Far-Reaching Reform Still Needed

TRENTON, June 25, 2012—The tenure legislation scheduled for an Assembly vote today does not encompass the meaningful reforms desired by the New Jersey School Boards Association and needed in our schools, the organization’s executive director said today. NJSBA supports aspects of the bill, S-1455 (Ruiz), that potentially could reduce the time and cost of tenure hearings. It also views positively the bill’s emphasis on teacher evaluation and the additional year required before a school employee can initially earn tenure. However, critical reform elements are missing, according to the Association’s executive director. Seniority “During the legislative process, lawmakers removed a provision... Read more →


Brent Hasko Named to Dean's List at Fairleigh Dickinson University

MADISON, NJ (06/26/2012)(readMedia)-- Brent Hasko, of Wall, NJ, a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University's College at Florham, located in Madison, N.J. has been named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2012 Semester. FDU's College at Florham is located on the former Vanderbilt-Twombly estate in suburban Morris County. Its focus is on providing outstanding on-campus and residential living opportunities, hands-on-learning experiences, strong graduate and professional school preparation, and customized educational options, all framed by a global perspective. Read more →


Operation Cross Country Nationwide Sweep Recovers Child Victims of Prostitution/ includes video

related: ClearysNoteBook YouTube Channel Raw footage from Operation Cross Country operations in Sacramento, California; Shreveport/Bossier City, Louisiana; Toledo, Ohio; and Atlanta, Georgia. Back to Story 06/25/12 In the continuing effort to address the national problem of child sex trafficking, the FBI and our partners today announced the results of a three-day law enforcement action in which 79 child victims of prostitution were recovered and more than 100 pimps were arrested. Operation Cross Country VI, part of the Bureau’s Innocence Lost National Initiative, was conducted over the past 72 hours in 57 cities around the country with the help of state... Read more →


Bellmawr Residents will have a Choice in Upcoming Election

PRIMARY RESULTS BRING CHANGE (Editor’s note: In the Bellmawr Democratic Primary, Steven B. Hagerty and Stephen M. Sauter defeated Robert P. Mortka and Louis P. Di Angelo for two seats on Bellmawr Borough Council). Based off June's primary election results, Bellmawr residents will have an opportunity to elect a new member on November 6. It is great to see another person being afforded an opportunity to serve on Borough Council. Hopefully, such continued, serious change will occur. Current incumbent Council members need to understand the importance of reducing expenses: thereby, lowering property taxes and not increasing taxes as they previously... Read more →


Mrs. Mary Jo Dillo, formerly of Brooklawn, Retired Campbell Soup Clerk | cnbnews.net

Mary Jo DiLullo, 62, of Cape Coral died June 15, 2012, at Health Park Medical Center, Fort Myers,. She was born Dec. 7, 1949, in Camden, N.J., a child of John Milford and Alice T. (Rowand) Grasmick Sr. A resident of Cape Coral for the past 15 years, she previously lived in Brooklawn, N.J., and was employed as a file clerk for Campbell Soup Company, Camden, N,J. She is survived by her husband, Russell L. DiLullo; her son, Donald W. (Amanda) Grasmick Sr. of Smyrna, Del.; her grandson, Donald W. Grasmick Jr. of Mullica Hill, N.J.; her brother, John M.... Read more →


Obama Unmasked Over Time by “Gaffes” | amac.org

Posted 06/21/2012 | AMAC Authors, Opinion 0 By: Christopher G. Adamo - The liberal media is in full damage control mode, owing to Barack Obama’s latest blunder. Assessing the nation’s ongoing economic struggles during a June 8 press conference, he flatly stated “The private sector is doing fine. Where we’re seeing weaknesses in our economy have to do with state and local governments.” It must be understood here that the real blunder was not his completely reversed portrayal of the abysmal private sector business climate in comparison to the realm of government jobs. Rather, it was the fact that he... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: What's Amazing Dud? | cnbnews.net

by Slim Randles (cnbnews.net) "Amazing," Dud said out at the corrals the other day. Bill and I looked at him a bit strangely, because there were just two horses in the corral and neither one of them had been amazing since Ronald Reagan moved to Washington. "What's amazing, Dud?" "Kids. What they're doing today is just amazing, compared to what we did as kids." "Like those computer game deals?" "No ... not that. I mean ... well you just take that nephew of mine ... my sister's boy. He does five hours of homework every night. In high school. Did... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic High School News for June 2012 | cnbnews.net

GCHS faculty and staff toast the Annex in the main first floor hall on June 19. Left to right are: Sandra Rehrig, Ed Beckett, Antoinette Reed, Anne Heim, Kathy Coghlan, Tom Flynn, Diana Flynn, Julie McHenry, and Beth Maguire-Quinn. GC's Dennis Barth is Inquirer's 2012 South Jersey Coach of the Year Congratulations to head baseball coach Dennis Barth, who was named this week as the Inquirer's South Jersey Coach of the Year for 2012. The well-deserved honor capped a terrific season in which coach Barth guided the Rams to a third straight NJSIAA Non-Public state championship on June 9. The... Read more →


Gloucester City Council Work Session Cancelled | cnbnews.net

NOTICE Gloucester City Administrator Jack Lipsett announced today that the City Council Work Session meeting scheduled for Monday, July 2, 2012 has been cancelled. Related articles Letter to the Editor: FREEDOM PIER PRIDE | CNBNEWS.NET (gloucestercitynews.net) Gloucester City High School Graduates Receive $481,000 in Awards and Scholarships-cnbnews.net (gloucestercitynews.net) This Just In: Gloucester City Police Looking for Convicted Felon for Burglary | cnbnews.net (gloucestercitynews.net) Change on the Horizon for Post Offices in the South Jersey Area | cnbnews.net (gloucestercitynews.net) Residents Complain of Drug Activity at Chatham Square, Police Make Several Arrests | cnbnews.net (gloucestercitynews.net) Read more →


Heather Crisci Named Principal at Camden Catholic High School | cnbnews.net

Bishop Joseph A. Galante appoints Heather Crisci as principal of Camden Catholic High School in Cherry Hill, effective July 1. Crisci has served as Vice Principal for Academic Affairs at Camden Catholic for the past seven years. She developed and maintained school curricula, managed and served as a professional development resource for a faculty of 58, headed the Academic Council, and developed all school scheduling. Prior to serving as Vice Principal for Academic Affairs, Crisci sat as the English Department chairperson, supervising eight teachers. She taught American Literature as well as Literature and Composition, a course she still teaches today.... Read more →


Kingwood Twp. Joins Doherty in Opposing Unnecessary Scudder Falls Bridge Project

Urges DRJTBC to Cancel Plan to Replace Safe, Free I-95 Bridge with New Tolled Bridge The Township of Kingwood in Hunterdon County is the latest local government to join Senator Michael Doherty (R-23) in opposition to a plan to replace the safe and free I-95 Scudder Falls Bridge over the Delaware River with a new tolled bridge that would cost an estimated $330 million. Doherty, a long-time critic of wasteful spending practices at the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission, has called for local officials to examine and express their opposition to the unnecessary bridge replacement plan proposed by the... Read more →


Should You Put Sunscreen on Infants? Not Usually | cnbnews.net

FDA CONSUMER'S NEWS Cover Up Sun Safety Tips for Infants You're at the beach, slathered in sunscreen. Your 5-month-old baby is there, too. Should you put sunscreen on her? Not usually, according to Hari Cheryl Sachs, M.D., a pediatrician at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). "The best approach is to keep infants under 6 months out of the sun," Sachs says, "and to avoid exposure to the sun in the hours between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., when ultraviolet (UV) rays are most intense." Sunscreens are recommended for children and adults. What makes babies so different? For one thing,... Read more →


Hotel Fight Results In 8 Arrests

On June 25, 2012 at approximately 1:34 AM, officers from the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to the HoJo Inn on the Black Horse Pike in Blenheim for a report of 30 people involved in a fight. Upon officers arrival, multiple vehicles were attempting to flee the area. An investigation was conducted of the occupants of these vehicles along with numerous individuals in the parking lot and on the third floor of the hotel. As a result of this investigation, eight people from various towns were arrested and charged with offenses such as possession of a controlled dangerous substance, hindering... Read more →


Andrews Unveils Plan to Keep Military Call Center Jobs in the U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Andrews announced his plan to keep U.S. military call-center jobs from being sent overseas. Congressman Andrews wrote the bill as part of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013(NDAA) that would ensure that customer service hotlines that are operated under any branch of the military will be based entirely in the U.S. Rep. Andrews’ plan would make sure that all staff for programs like TRICARE, the military’s healthcare service, will be located in the America and staffed by U.S. citizens. While it is necessary to cut spending to rein in our national debt and deficit,... Read more →


FORMER BANK TELLER INDICTED FOR STEALING FROM CUSTOMER’S ACCOUNT

June 26, 2012 The “victim” was also indicted, for filing false tax returns and receiving $545k return from State MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. - Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced today that a former Willingboro bank teller was indicted for stealing nearly $100,000 from a customer’s account by making a duplicate debit card and illegally accessing the funds over a two-year period. The “victim” in this case - the customer whose account suffered the loss of funds - was indicted as well, for filing several fraudulent tax returns in 2008 that resulted in a $545,000 refund from the New Jersey... Read more →


Three Cavaliers Selected to All-ACC Academic Baseball Team | cnbnews.net

Harrington, Irving, Kline named to team CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Three Virginia baseball players were selected Tuesday to the All-ACC Academic Baseball Team. Colin Harrington (R-So., Johnstown, Pa.), Nate Irving (Fr., Yonkers, N.Y.) and Branden Kline (Jr., Frederick, Md.) each earned a spot on the team. Kline was named to the team for the second time, while Harrington and Irving each earned the award for the first time. To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career. Kline was a second-round... Read more →