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September 2012

Veterans sought for history project | cnbnews.net

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 The College of Communications and University Libraries at Penn State have teamed up to record and preserve accounts of any living U.S. military war veterans for the Veterans History Project. Coordinators of the project are seeking veterans to participate in interviews that would take place during the... Read more →


Two Men Sentenced to Prison for Mortgage and Tax Fraud

TRENTON – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced that two men were sentenced to prison today for mortgage and tax fraud. The pair pleaded guilty in an investigation by the Division of Criminal Justice and New Jersey Division of Taxation that charged four men with conspiring to steal over $435,000 by... Read more →


Family Matters Blog: Families Can Support Suicide Standdown

By Lisa Daniel American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2012 - As the Army conducts its worldwide standdown for suicide prevention today, there is something family members militarywide can do, too, and it only takes a minute. Get out your smart phone and enter the information for the Military Crisis... Read more →


NJ State Troopers Arrest Man Known As The “Facebook Stalker” | cnbnews

September 27, 2012 Hamilton Township, Atlantic County, N.J. – As a result of a cyber-tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), detectives from the New Jersey State Police Digital Technology Investigations Unit arrested a Hamilton Township man for sending threatening messages on Facebook. In July of this... Read more →


Dolhansky Nets Overtime Goal To Propel Women's Soccer Past Duquesne | cnbnews

PHILADELPHIA – La Salle sophomore Anna Dolhansky (Blackwood, N.J./Triton Regional) netted her second game-winning goal of the weekend to propel the Explorers past conference foe Duquense in overtime, 1-0, to improve to 2-0 in Atlantic 10 play on Sunday. “Atlantic 10 games are really important for us, we’re looking to win... Read more →


ROWAN FIELD HOCKEY DEFEATS SUNY NEW PALTZ -cnbnews

NEW PALTZ, NY – Forward Amy McKeever scored the winning goal for the Rowan University field hockey team in a 2-1 victory at SUNY New Paltz on Sunday afternoon. McKeever (jr. West Deptford, NJ/West Deptford) recorded the game-winner at 65:51. She knocked in a loose ball during a scramble in front... Read more →


The Parents of LA Dodgers' First Baseman Adrian Gonzalez Honored

By Communications Division SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. For the family of David and Alba Gonzalez, Little League has been a binding thread of their lives. Sons, David, Edgar and Adrian have thrived on the baseball field, with two reaching the Major Leagues, but it is the respect for the life lessons learned... Read more →


Camden County News 9-28-12

Women’s Health Conference The Freeholder Board’s Annual Women’s Health Conference will be held on Sept. 29, at Eastern Regional High School in Voorhees. For more information, visit www.camdencounty.com. Walk in registration is available. Camden County Senior Health Fair The annual Senior Health Fair is being held on Oct. 10, from 10:00... Read more →


American Legion Honors Dodgers Player Mark Ellis

L.A. Dodgers second baseman Mark Ellis was recently named The American Legion Graduate of the Year for 2012. Past National Commander Jake Comer presented the award to Ellis. (Photo courtesy of the L.A. Dodgers) American Legion Baseball American Legion Baseball enjoys a reputation as one of the most successful and tradition-rich... Read more →


Nina Raspa ’10 Featured in Huffington Post Article on Religion in College

By gostrum on September 7, 2012 - 4:21 pm in Alumni / Nina Raspa '10 (Photo provided) Congratulations to Nina Raspa ’10, who was featured in the Huffington Post article on Religion in College. Nina, a junior at The University of Delaware, and other college students answer the question of how... Read more →


Face of Defense: Marine Recalls Camp Bastion Attack | cnbnews.net

By Marine Corps Sgt. James Mercure Regional Command Southwest AFGHANISTAN, Sept. 27, 2012 - "There was blood down my leg after I got shot," recalled Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Ethan Burk, who was present during the Sept. 14 insurgent night attack on Camp Bastion here in Helmand province. Marine Corps Lance... Read more →


Full 2012-13 La Salle Women’s Basketball Slate Announced

PHILADELPHIA – Head Coach Jeff Williams and the La Salle women's basketball program has announced its 2012-13 nonconference slate, which features five BCS squads, eight postseason teams, seven 20+ win teams and a home contest against SEC foe Florida. “We're playing a very tough nonconference schedule in hopes that it will... Read more →


ROWAN-GLASSBORO STATE SPORTS HALL OF FAME NATIONAL CHAMPION TRACK & FIELD AND FIELD HOCKEY TEAMS

GLASSBORO, NJ – The national champion 1980-84 men’s outdoor track and field and 2002 field hockey teams have been selected for the 2012 Rowan University-Glassboro State Sports Hall of Fame. The induction will be held on Sunday, October 28 during the school’s Homecoming weekend. The ceremony and brunch reception is at... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Alumni Magazine Drive

For over 30 years Gloucester Catholic has run a Magazine Drive. This has always been one of the major fundraiser's of the year. 40 % of all sales are retuned to our school. With over 600 ways to show your support, you can renew your favorite magazines, subscribe to new magazines... Read more →


American Legion Cherry Hill Upcoming Events | cnbnews.net

UPCOMING LEGION EVENTS: The Harley’s Heroes program celebrates our military veterans - those that have fought for our freedom and independence. And we at Barb’s Harley Davidson are bringing vital service to veterans and their families, by opening our dealership doors to the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Mobile Service program! You... Read more →


Voices of a People’s History of the United States

September 27, 2012 Plays and Players, South Camden Theatre Company and Iron Age Theatre are collaborating to bring this powerful work to the Philadelphia regional stage. Voices of a People’s History of the United States brings to life the extraordinary history of ordinary people who built the movements that made the... Read more →


CNBNEWS CHUCKLES: GOVERNMENT WORKERS

Four men were bragging about how smart their dogs are. The first man was an engineer, the second was an accountant, the third was a chemist and the fourth was a government worker. To show off, the engineer called to his dog. "T-Square, do your stuff." T-Square trotted over to a... Read more →


Red, White & You

Philadelphia Sports Congress release A Community Outreach Program Extending Beyond the Field of Army-Navy The Army-Navy Game December 8, 2012 is significant on many levels. Most importantly, it is an opportunity for our community to honor and recognize the brave men and women of our armed forces and their families for... Read more →


PSU Opens Big Ten Play with 35-7 Win Over Illini

Sept. 29, 2012 CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Matt McGloin threw for 211 yards and a touchdown and ran for two more scores to lead Penn State to a 35-7 win over Illinois Saturday in the schools' Big Ten opener. Sophomore running back Zach Zwinak added 100 yards and two touchdowns for... Read more →


SAINT JOSEPH'S WOMEN'S SOCCER OPENS ATLANTIC 10 PLAY WITH WIN AT TEMPLE, 1-0

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Sept. 29, 2012 AMBLER, Pa - Junior midfielder Mo Hawkins scored in the 54th minute and senior goalkeeper Christine Neal made five saves as the Saint Joseph's women's soccer team blanked Temple, 1-0, to open the Atlantic 10 portion of its schedule on Saturday afternoon. After a... Read more →


CCAGW Congressional Ratings Released

Dear Concerned Taxpayer, The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) has just released our annualCongressional Ratings! After analyzing 38 votes in the Senate and 120 votes in the House of Representatives on fiscal issues in 2011, CCAGW is ready to tell you how your members of Congress stack up. Every... Read more →


Philadelphia : 13,000 Employees Receive 2.5 Percent Raise -cnbnews

PACKAGE LINKS RAISES AND BENEFIT REFORMS Philadelphia, September 26, 2012 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that the roughly 5,500 civil service non-represented and exempt employees and first-level supervisors in AFSCME District Council 47 Local 2186 will receive a new compensation/benefits reform package that includes a 2.5 percent pay raise and... Read more →


Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity Car Show

DATEOctober 13, 2012DIRECTIONS114 North Main Street, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062 Get a Google Map of the Area.CITY / STATEMullica Hill, New Jersey (NJ)DESCRIPTION The Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity Car Show will be held on October 13th, 2012. Location: -114 North Main Street, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062 Event Times: -9:00am-1:00pm Registration:... Read more →


SEMENZA, KELLY LEAD GOLDEY-BEACOM TO 2-1 VICTORY OVER CONCORDIA

Lightning Post Second Win in Three Matches While Posting First CACC Win of Season NEW CASTLE, Del. – Junior forward Danielle Semenza (Hazleton Area H.S./Hazle Township, Pa.) and freshman forward Tiffany Kelly (Parsippany H.S./Parsippany, N.J.) each scored a goal to lead Goldey-Beacom College (2-8-0, 1-6-0) to its second win in the... Read more →


ROWAN FOOTBALL DEFEATS BROCKPORT, 17-3 | cnbnews

GLASSBORO, NJ – Running back Keith Corcoran rushed for 111 yards and a touchdown to lead Rowan University over The College at Brockport, 17-3 in a New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) game on Saturday afternoon. The Profs improve to 4-1 overall and 3-0 in the conference. The Golden Eagles have a... Read more →


TCNJ storms past Western Connecticut 55-27

Danbury, CT … The College of New Jersey football team compiled 576 yards of total offense as they dominated Western Connecticut State University 55-27 in New Jersey Athletic Conference play. The Lions improved to 2-2 on the season and picked up their first conference win to even their record at 1-1... Read more →


SAINT JOSEPH’S MEN’S SOCCER OVER LOYOLA, 2-1

Tim Lazorko and Jake Nelson Score One Goal Each; Andrew D’Ottavi Makes Four Saves in Win Sept. 29, 2012 BALTIMORE - With just under nine seconds remaining in overtime, sophomore midfielder Jake Nelson netted a penalty shot past a diving Loyola goalkeeper to lift the Hawks over the Greyhounds, 2-1, on... Read more →


Pennsylvania Corporation Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging | cnbnews

WASHINGTON—A Pennsylvania corporation pleaded guilty today to participating in a conspiracy to rig bids for the sale of tax liens auctioned by municipalities throughout New Jersey, the Department of Justice announced. A felony charge was filed today in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey in Newark, against... Read more →


CREW: Republican Rep. David Rivera One of the Most Corrupt Members of Congress

Two weeks ago, we released the eighth edition of CREW's Most Corrupt Members of Congress report, shining a light on the misdeeds committed by 20 of Washington's worst. We make a point of not ranking the members we've featured, but the results of our poll show no one is more deserving... Read more →


Father and Son Charged with Conspiring to Defraud Lenders of $4.5 Million

Investigation by New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice revealed that the father allegedly promised to rescue homeowners from foreclosure, but instead sold their homes to unwitting investors TRENTON – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced that a father and son from New Jersey were charged today in an alleged scheme in... Read more →


World Health Organization mulling global cigarette tax | Washington Free Beacon

Whichever option the WHO ends up backing, “they’re both two big, bad ideas,” said Daniel Mitchell, a senior tax policy fellow at the Cato Institute. Free-market tax policy analysts such as Mitchell and Williams have long argued against such taxes on tobacco, saying they are regressive, ineffective, and counter-productive. Cigarette taxes... Read more →


Lions/Bulldogs Update:Corey Clement rushes for 476 yards, 7 touchdowns

By Steven Spiewak www.maxpreps.com September 28-Corey Clement had a Friday night for the ages, rushing for 476 yards and seven touchdowns in a 45-23 Glassboro (N.J.) victory over Gloucester City. Clement was nearly unstoppable; his 476 rushing yards is the most in South Jersey history,according to Scott Chappelear. He achieved the... Read more →


HHS mandate allows minors free contraception, sterilization

By Kevin J. Jones Washington D.C., Sep 25, 2012 / 04:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Minor children on their parents’ health care plans will have free coverage of sterilization and contraception, including abortion-causing drugs, under the controversial HHS mandate – and depending on the state, they can obtain access without parental consent.... Read more →


German court: Catholics who don't pay religious tax must leave church | National Catholic Reporter

WARSAW, Poland -- The German bishops' conference defended a controversial decree that said Catholics who stop paying a church membership tax cannot receive sacraments. "There must be consequences for people who distance themselves from the church by a public act," said Archbishop Robert Zollitsch of Freiburg, conference president, in defending the... Read more →


The Hoover Legacy, 40 Years After Part 5: A Day in the Life | cnbnews.net

09/25/12 It’s 50 years ago today, a warm morning in late September 1962. The 67-year-old J. Edgar Hoover—who by then had served as FBI Director for 38 years—woke up, showered, and dressed. Hoover’s long-time house-keeper, Annie Fields, served breakfast, and the Director shared a fair amount of it with his two... Read more →


Pet Tip of the Week: Mouthing | cnbnews.net

by Dawn Watson ((cnbnews.net)Mouthing, when applied to a dog’s behavior, is the application of teeth onto flesh without the intent to do harm. As puppies, dogs are taught appropriate behavior by their mothers. If a puppy should mouth its mother, the mother would put an end to the behavior by scruffing... Read more →


Philadelphia Takes Center Court

Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships Return Drexel University's Daskalakis Athletic Center will be home to the 2012 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships from October 4-12, 2012. This is the 28th annual meeting of the U.S. Open Championships and the second consecutive year being hosted in Philadelphia. "We are extremely... Read more →


Philadelphia Police Hero Plaque Dedication for Police Officer William J McNulty

By Frank DomizioSEP 25, 2012 A Police Hero Plaque was unveiled on Wednesday honoring Philadelphia Police Officer William J. McNulty, of the then 20th and Buttonwood Station, who suffered a heart attack while in the performance of his police duties. On Wednesday, March 6, 1946, Officer William J McNulty was on... Read more →


La Salle Falls 3-0 to Dayton -cnbnews

PHILADELPHIA - La Salle volleyball fought hard on Friday night, but fell 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 25-13) to No. 20 Dayton at Tom Gola Arena. The Flyers (11-4, 3-0 A-10) nixed the gritty Explorer effort by hitting .330 (45 kills-10 errors-106 attempts) as a team and accumulating 7.5 blocks on the night.... Read more →


ROWAN WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL GOES 1-1 ON FIRST DAY OF SPARTAN INVITATIONAL

September 28 YORK, PA – The Rowan University women’s volleyball team went 1-1 on the first day of the Spartan Invitational. The Profs lost to Eastern University, 3-0 and defeated Centenary College, 3-0. Against Eastern (15-2), the set scores were 25-12, 25-15 and 25-20. The Eagles were led by outside hitter... Read more →


Glassboro's Corey Clement Rushes for Five TDs -maxpreps.com

Final Score Bulldogs 43 Lions 23 Glassboro (N.J.) defeat Gloucester City (N.J.) 45-23 after a strong game fromCorey Clement, who rushed for five touchdowns. Thanks to the stand out performance the senior now has eight touchdowns on the season. The Bulldogs were up 25-15 at the half after taking the lead... Read more →


Wildcats Volleyball Remain Unbeaten in CACC with 3-0 Win Over Philadelphia

DATE: September 29, 2012 NEWAK, Del. - - A balanced offensive attack, coupled with aggressive serving and a strong block at the net, were the keys to success in leading the host Wildcats of Wilmington University to an easy 3-0 victory over the visiting Philadelphia University Rams in Central Atlantic Collegiate... Read more →


Fifth Case of West Nile Virus in Camden County

CAMDEN COUNTY, N.J. - Camden County health officials on Friday confirmed the county's fifth case of West Nile Virus. According to CBS NEWS the 39-year-old man became sick with a fever, headache and muscular pain on September 8. He was hospitalized for three days but has since been discharged. Officials believe... Read more →


147 STUDENT-ATHLETES NAMED SEMIFINALISTS FOR THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL FOUNDATION'S WILLIAM V. CAMPBELL TROPHY

DALLAS, Sept. 27, 2012 - Selected as the best and brightest from the college gridiron, The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today the 147 candidates for the 2012 NFF National Scholar-Athlete Awards, presented by Fidelity Investments®, a leading provider of not-for-profit workplace retirement savings plans in... Read more →


Game Notes: PENN STATE (2-2; 0-0 Big Ten) vs. ILLINOIS (2-2, 0-0 Big Ten)

Friday, September 28, 2012 SATURDAY, SEPT. 29, 2012, 12:01 PM (ET) • ESPN MEMORIAL STADIUM (60,670) • CHAMPAIGN, IL Nittany Lions visit Illini to open 20th Big Ten campaign GAME INFO TELEVISION: ESPN Dave Pasch (p-by-p), Brian Griese (analyst), Jenn Brown (sideline) TV APPEARANCES: The Nittany Lions are appearing on television... Read more →


Philadelphia: Police Seek Burglar With Good Complexion

press release A Main Line, Pennsylvania burglar evidently had an interest in appearance- -in skin care products- -during a burglary police reported at a home in Lower Merion, Pennsylvania. The burglar made off with jewelry, coins, pillow cases (to carry the loot)- -and boxes of Reviva Labs Alpha Lipoic Acid, Vitamin... Read more →


Virginia Baseball Plays Towson in Exhibition at 11 a.m. Saturday

Admission is free; exhibition precedes UVa-Louisiana Tech football game CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia baseball team will play Towson in a fall exhibition game at 11 a.m. Saturday at Davenport Field. Admission is free to all fall Virginia baseball action. Free parking will be available in the University Hall and John... Read more →


SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES EXECUTE SEARCH WARRANT AT CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

CRIMINAL EMPLOYMENT INVESTIGATION NETS 17 ARRESTS OF SUSPECTED ILLEGAL ALIENS (Phoenix, AZ) This morning Sheriff’s deputies served a search warrant at United Construction Group located at 6840 W. Frier Drive in Glendale seeking numerous suspects whose employment records show they are likely using false identifications. According to Sheriff Joe Arpaio, his... Read more →


Obituary: Mary Bell McCoy, age 98 of Darby PA | cnbnews.net

McCOY Mary Bell On September 25, 2012, in the Little Flower Manor in Darby, PA (nee Ricker) Age 98. Loving wife of the late John Lester McCoy. In the loving and cherished care of her children: Charles Brown McCoy of Eddystone, PA, Johanne McCoy Heard (Dr. David B. Heard) of Rio... Read more →


Obituary: Dorothy Hammel, age 85, of Gloucester City | cnbnews.net

On September 26, 2012. Age 85. (nee Burke) Of Gloucester City. Loving mother of Gene Hammel (Eleanor), Barry Hammel and the late Steve Hammel. Cherished grandmother of Monica (Freddy), Keith and Dean and great grandmother of Freddy and Cody. Loving sister of Harry Burke (Eleanor). Also survived by many nieces and... Read more →