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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 weeks of Dec. 3 and Dec. 10 on the University Park campus. The interviews would be conducted by students in COMM 283W Television Studio Production, led by senior lecturer Maria Cabrera-Baukus. Any war veteran... 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 filing hundreds of fraudulent state income tax returns. The two other defendants were previously sentenced to state prison. Adebowale Sheba, 41, of Franklin Township (Somerset County), was sentenced today to five years in state... 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 Line: 1-800-273-8255 Press 1,militarycrisisline.net, or text at 838255. All calls are confidential and they are taken by trained counselors. So even if you're unsure if someone close to you may be suicidal, you could... 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 year, NCMEC notified the New Jersey State Police that an individual using the name Jimmy Raketerra sent a threatening message to a juvenile from Browns Mills, N.J. On August 3rd, state police detectives were... 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 the championship this year and I think not me playing last year has made me even more excited to be out here,” said Dolhansky, who redshirted in 2011. “I’m doing everything I can to... 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 of the New Paltz cage. It was her fifth goal of the season. Rowan has an 8-3 record while New Paltz is 6-4 overall. The Profs were ahead 1-0 after the first half. Forward... 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 between the lines and reinforced by David, Sr., and Alba, that has earned them recognition as the 2012 George and Barbara Bush Little League Parents of the Year. In recognition of the Gonzalezes enduring... 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 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Cooper River Park in Pennsauken. In addition to seasonal flu shots, the event will feature health information tables, activities, prizes and lunch for Camden County residents age 60 and... 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 amateur athletic leagues. Today, the program registers more than 5,400 teams in all 50 states, including Canada and Puerto Rico. Learn more » Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Mark Ellis was recently recognized as... 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 their religious faith has changed since going to college. Nina is the daughter of GCHS graduates Neen Raspa ’77 and Rich Raspa ’79. Check out Nina’s response and the article by clicking on the... 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 Cpl. Ethan Burk stands in front of a bullet-riddled concrete barrier scarred from the Sept. 14, 2012, night attack on Camp Bastion in Helmand province Afghanistan. Carrying a bullet-scarred rifle and wounded during the... 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 prepare us for the A-10, which is going to be extremely tough and extremely competitive," Williams said. “We want our players to understand what it's like to win at a high level before we... 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 1 p.m. in the Eynon Ballroom of the University’s Chamberlain Student Center. The cost is $35 for adults, $15 for children 12 and under and children under three years old are free. Reservations can... 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 that interest you or give gift subscriptions to friends, relatives and/or business associates. Now you can purchase magazines year-round while saving money and supporting Gloucester Catholic High School. Simply link onto www.gafundfraising.com and put... 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 are invited to attend Barb’s Harley’s Heroes event on Saturday October 13th 9-4pm Barb’s Harley Davidson 926 Black Horse Pike Mt Ephraim, NJ 08059 Attend and connect with DAV National Service Officers who will... 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 United States what it is today, ending slavery and Jim Crow, protesting war and genocide, advancing gay and women’s rights, and struggling to right wrongs of the day. Three performances only! Each company will... 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 desk, took out some paper and a pen and promptly drew a circle, a square and a triangle. Everyone agreed that was pretty smart. The accountant said his dog could do better. He called... 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 their sacrifices on our behalf. Through the Red, White & You Program, the game is utilized as a platform to introduce core values to our region's young people. Since 2003, the partnership between the... 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 Penn State (3-2) and the Nittany Lions forced three turnovers and held the Illini (2-3) scoreless for the first 34 minutes. After starting the season amid turmoil with two losses, Penn State has won... 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 scoreless first half, in which the Hawks out shot the Owls 15-6, Saint Joseph's would take the lead, 1-0, at 53:45 on Hawkins fifth goal of the season. With the ball in the Temple... 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 year, CCAGW releases our Congressional Ratings to shine a white-hot spotlight on those lawmakers who are standing up for taxpayers and those who are letting them down. We want to let you, the media,... 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 the reinstatement of step and longevity increases – effective Oct. 1 – as well as healthcare adjustments, proposed pension changes and work rule changes related to overtime and furloughs. The employees who will receive... 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: -$15.00 per car All proceeds benefit Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity. This event will include trophies, prizes, music, food, drinks, and more! Please contact for more information: -(856) 478-2817 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 last three matches, a 2-1 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference victory over Concordia College (0-9-0, 0-6-0) at the Kirkwood Soccer Complex on Saturday afternoon. The Lightning, who opened the season with seven straight losses, have... 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 3-2 record with a 1-2 NJAC mark. Corcoran (sr. Atlantic City, NJ/St. Joseph (Hammonton)) had 28 runs for a 4.0 average. Quarterback Louie Bianchini (sr. West Long Branch, NJ/Red Bank Catholic) completed 20 of... 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 in the NJAC standings. The Colonials fell to 0-4 in 2012. Senior Justin Doniloski (Rockaway, NJ/Morris Hills) scored a career-high three touchdowns and amassed 170 yards of total offense in the game to lead... 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 Saturday afternoon at Ridley Athletic Complex. Freshman midfielder Tim Lazorko scored Saint Joseph's first goal in the 84th minute to tie the score, forcing the game into overtime. In a game that saw 46... 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 Crusader Servicing Corp. of Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. According to the felony charge, from at least as early as 1998 until September 2006, Crusader participated in a conspiracy to rig bids at auctions for the sale... 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 of inclusion in this year's crop of corrupt lawmakers than the Sunshine State's own Rep. David Rivera. Already under investigation by the FBI and IRS for numerous money laundering and tax evasion schemes, the... 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 which the father promised to rescue homeowners who were facing foreclosure, but instead sold their homes to unwitting investors and conspired with the son to steal $4.5 million from lenders by filing fraudulent mortgage... 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 hit low-income people. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly one third of Americans earning less than $15,000 per year are smokers, compared with only 11 percent of those earning more... 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 total on only 15 carries, according to Glassboro statistician Vic Mangeney. Heading into his senior season, Clement was already the all-time single season rushing leading in South Jersey by gaining 2,510 yards and 36... 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. Matt Bowman, senior counsel for the religious liberty legal group Alliance Defending Freedom, said the mandate “tramples parental rights” because it requires them to “pay for and sponsor coverage of abortifacients, sterilization, contraception and... 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 Sept. 20 decree. "Clearly, someone withdrawing from the church can no longer take advantage of the system like someone who remains a member," he said at a news conference Monday as the bishops began... 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 Cairn Terriers—Cindy and G-Boy, his third dog by that name. By 8 a.m., a Bureau driver arrived to get Hoover and then drove a few blocks away and picked up Associate Director Clyde Tolson.... Read more →