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October 2012

The Weekly Basket: The Golden (State) Road

Volume XVII No.39: October 19, 2012 TAXPAYERS FOR COMMON SENSE-Two recent – but unrelated – decisions from the Golden State are likely to have wide-ranging implications for the nation’s transportation systems, and are important developments for taxpayers to watch in coming years. First, California got the go-ahead on the 130-mile first phase of its controversial high-speed rail (HSR) system; less than a week later, it passed legislation at the state level to allow the on-street use of autonomous – or self-driven – automobiles. We have pilloried the HSR plan as little more than California Dreamin’. The plan has a number... Read more →

November Elections Bring Dip in Number of School Board Candidates

source TRENTON, October 19, 2012—When Gov. Chris Christie signed a measure into law earlier this year that allowed communities to change their school election from April to the November General Election, one reason cited was increasing public participation. While more people may vote in November, the New Jersey School Boards Association discovered a slight decrease in people running for their board of education. The April school elections – in which voters in over 90 percent of school districts elected board members and decided school budgets – have typically attracted about 15 percent of voters. This year, communities that moved... Read more →

Terry M. Callen, age 59, of Gloucester City NJ | cnbnews

CALLEN Terry M. Surrounded by her loving family, on October 20, 2012. Age 59. Of Gloucester City. Cherished daughter of Teresa Callen (nee Stewart) and the late James Callen. Loving mother of Michelle and Stephen Donnelly. Dear sister of Agnes Chmielowski (Joseph), Michael (Judith), Patrick, James and Paul Callen. Terry was employed for the last 5 years with Green, Silverstein and Groff in Philadelphia. She was a part-time reporter for the Gloucester City News. Terry enjoyed Classic Movies, Genealogy, Facebook, Politics, Music and Classic Rock. She loved her two dogs and two cats. Relatives and friends are invited to attend... Read more →

John Jr. Nonamaker Sr., "Shocky", Retired Gloucester City Public Works Employee

NONAMAKER John J., Sr. “Shocky” On October 21, 2012. Age 79. Of Gloucester City. Loving husband of 56 years to Bernice (nee Richards / Reinhardt). Loving father of Bonnie, Anita (Rick), Donna, John Jr. and Daniel (Tammy). Also survived by 7 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. John proudly served our country in the U.S. Army. He worked as a laborer for the Gloucester City Public Works in the Highway Department for many years. He was a lifetime member of Townsend C. Young V.F.W Post #3620 in Gloucester City. John was a “watchman of Bergen Street” and... Read more →

AMAC Lends Support for Repeal of Obamacare Provision

That Dictates Procedure to Physicians Posted 10/19/2012 | AMAC In Action, Press Releases BOHEMIA, NY, Oct 19 – “It’s a nightmare scenario,” said Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens. “A layman, the Secretary of Health and Human Resources, gets the power to make life and death decisions on how our doctors care for us.” Yet, Weber points out, Section 1311 in ObamaCare states plainly that the Secretary has the authority to regulate contracts between qualified health plans and health care providers based on findings of health care quality. “In other words, a government appointee, not our... Read more →


The Hawk - Saint Joseph's University mascot (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Tim Lazorko Scores Lone Goal for Hawks; Andrew D’Ottavi Ties Season-High Nine Saves Oct. 21, 2012 PHILADELPHIA - A Butler goal in the 89th minute upset Saint Joseph's as the Hawks fell to the Bulldogs by a final score of 2-1 on Sunday afternoon at Finnesey Field. With the loss, Saint Joseph's stands at 5-10-0 overall and 1-5-0 in Atlantic 10 conference action. Butler (4-6-5 overall, 2-3-1 A-10) got on the board first in the 66th minute as Jeff Adkins found Zach Steinberger, who rocketed the ball into the right... Read more →

The Medical Minute: Follow tips for a safe, not scary Halloween

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 Halloween can be scary when the children of your neighborhood transform into ghouls and goblins, princesses and witches for trick-or-treat fun. But nothing sends a chill down a parent’s spine like the realization that trick-or-treat could turn into a tragedy. According to Susan Rzucidlo, pediatric trauma program manager at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital and coordinator of Safe Kids Dauphin County, roughly four times as many children between ages 5 and14 are injured or killed while walking on Halloween evening compared with other nights of the year. "This year we have found that we are treating... Read more →

La Salle Women's Swimming Defeats Drexel, 157-117 | cnbnews

Complete Results PHILADELPHIA – The La Salle women's swimming and diving team earned a commanding victory over the Drexel Dragons at the season-opening meet with a score of 157-117. The women started off the meet with a win in the 200 yard medley relay when the team of Amina Wilson, Elizabeth Jordan, Lianne McCluskey, and Katie Snee clocked a time of 1:49.42 for a clear two-second victory. “Today was a great example of what we the coaches have been seeing daily from our teams,” said head coach Matt Nunnally. “We got in the pool and competed every race. It is... Read more →

Steven's Volleyball Sweeps Utica, Final E8 Weekend

Box Score UTICA, N.Y. (October 21, 2012) – The Stevens Institute of Technology women's volleyball team completed a perfect Empire 8 Conference weekend with a sweep of Utica College on Sunday in the final crossover of the 2012 season. Stevens is now 14-15 overall and 7-1 in the conference heading into the final weekend of the regular season. In the three-set victory, 25-20, 25-13, 25-13, junior setter Samantha Gates (Wilmington, N.C.) handed out a match-high 30 assists and is just six helpers (996) away from reaching 1,000 assists for the season. Gates will become just the fourth Ducks player to... Read more →

Explorers Slay Dragons, 152-140

Complete Results PHILADELPHIA – The La Salle men's swimming and diving squad earned a decisive victory over the Drexel Dragons at the season-opener with a score of 152-140. The Explorers started off the day with a win in the 200 medley relay when the team of Daniel Fitzgerald, Blase Szyszko, Greg Fischer, and Brian Batson clocked a time of 1:34.52. “Today was a great example of what we the coaches have been seeing daily from our teams,” noted head coach Matt Nunnally. “We got in the pool and competed every race. It is great to come out on top in... Read more →

Judge rules for cheerleaders in Bible banner suit | GOPUSA

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A judge stopped an East Texas school district on Thursday from barring cheerleaders from quoting Bible verses on banners at high school football games, saying the policy appears to violate their free speech rights. District Judge Steve Thomas granted an injunction requested by the Kountze High School cheerleaders allowing them to continue displaying religious-themed banners pending the outcome of a lawsuit, which is set to go to trial next June 24, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said. Thomas previously granted a temporary restraining order allowing the practice to continue. School officials barred the cheerleaders from displaying... Read more →

Camden County Weekly News released Oct. 19 |

Camden County Flu Shot Program The Freeholders are hosting convenient flu shot clinic locations across Camden County now through Nov. 5. Click here for the schedule. For other information, contact the county Department of Health and Human Services at (800) 999-9045 or call Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez at (856) 225-5575 or [email protected]. Sample Ballots Online You can view each municipality’s sample ballot for the Nov. 6 General Election on the Camden County website by clicking here: Sample Ballots by Municipality. Vote by Mail The deadline to apply for a Mail-In-Ballot by mail is Oct. 30. You may apply in person up... Read more →

Ducks Field Hockey Clinches No. 1 Seed in Empire 8 Tourney with 4-2 Win Over W&J

WASHINGTON, Pa. (October 20, 2012) – Junior Marguerite Chavez (Oceanport, N.J.) and freshman Dailyn Brook (Cherry Hill, N.J.) each had four points as the Stevens Institute of Technology field hockey team clinched the No. 1 seed in the Empire 8 Championship with a 4-2 win at Washington & Jefferson College Saturday morning. The Ducks improved to 7-0 in the Empire 8 and 11-6 overall with the victory. Brook scored the game’s first goal in the 12th minute, taking a pass from sophomore midfielder Jillian Fiebel (Roxbury, N.J.), beating W&J goalie Kira Bunker (Magnolia, Del.) and tucking her shot inside the... Read more →

Rutgers over Temple 35-10 | cnbnews

PHILADELPHIA (October 20, 2012) – A second half surge with four touchdown passes from sophomore QB Gary Nova (Elmwood Park, N.J.) powered the Rutgers football team to a 35-10 win at Temple on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field. The victory improved the Scarlet Knights to 7-0 for the third time since 1976. RU is now 4-0 in BIG EAST action for the second time in school history (2006). Temple dropped to 3-3 overall and 2-1 in league play. Rutgers came storming out of the locker room to start the third quarter, executing three scoring drives to take a 21-10 lead.... Read more →

America Names Most Heroic Dog | dog

source Specialist Search Dog Gabe, the life-saving military working dog who served our country by completing more than 210 combat missions with 26 explosive and weapons finds in Iraq, has been named the top American Hero Dog at the American Humane Association Hero Dog AwardsTM, presented by the Lois Pope LIFE Foundation, Inc., and produced by Emmy® award-winning MRB Productions. Gabe was honored at the second annual Hero Dog Awards with his handler, Sergeant First Class Charles Shuck. The sold-out, star-studded awards honoring America's most courageous canines, hosted at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 6 by Emmy and... Read more →

Gloucester City High over Wildwood

source Gloucester City (N.J.) was up 36-8 at the half after taking the lead on a Ben Boyertouchdown run in the first quarter. The Lions expanded their lead to 38 points entering the fourth quarter. Gloucester City scored four times in the third, including once on a touchdown run by Boyer. Wesley Hills made a difference for Wildwood (N.J.). The senior running back ran for two touchdowns. He has now scored 27 touchdowns on the season. GC had given up an average of 15.6 points prior to the contest. The Warriors' 14 points were well below their season average... Read more →

Obituary: Vincent F. Borgesi, of Audubon Park |

Vincent F. Borgesi Audubon Park "Jimmy" of Audubon Park, NJ on Oct. 13, 2012. Beloved husband of Yolanda (nee Norton). Devoted father of Dawn M. (David) Krajewski, Kimberly A. (Frank, Sr.) Mihalic, Roxanne (John) Nemeth, Vincent F. & Michael; also survived by 12 loving grandchildren; 2 loving great grandchildren; dear brother of Charles, Rita Monteferrante & Marie Massaro; also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing and funeral Thursday 9:00am from Holy Family Church, 226 Hurffville Rd., Sewell, NJ 08080. Funeral Mass 10;30am. Int. Private. In Lieu of flowers, contributions in... Read more →

Obituary: Marianne J. LaRosa of Bellmawr NJ |

Marianne J. LaRosa AGE: 76 • Bellmawr Marianne J. LaRosa; (nee Ragone), 76, of Bellmawr, peacefully passed away on September 16, 2012 with her family by her side. LEGACY An outgoing woman with a warm smile that was loved by all who knew her is the legacy that Marianne leaves behind. Born and raised in South Philadelphia, Marianne graduated from Southern High School for Girls. A short time later she met, fell in love and married a young man by the name of Salvatore "Sam" LaRosa and together they shared 52 years of marriage and raised three children that they... Read more →

Obituary: Nancy Hoover, age 82, of Bellmawr |

Nancy Hoover AGE: 82 • Bellmawr Nancy J. Hoover (nee Williams), of Bellmawr, age 82 years, passed on October 7, 2012. Legacy Nancy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. A homemaker until the children were out of school, she later went to work in the unemployment office in Camden to help people. Nancy loved to dance the Jitterbug at the Krazy Cat. Family Wife of the late Fred Hoover of the Plaids; loving mother of Fred, and Sandra Belperio (the late Daniel of Phila.); adoring grandmother of Fred, Jr, Danielle, Jason, Dana, and Brittany; great grandmother of... Read more →


Army paratroopers load onto a C-17 Globermaster III aircraft during an airborne operations exercise on Fort Bragg, N.C., Oct. 11, 2012. The soldiers are assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division. Related articles American Heroes: PFC Brandon Goodine, Cpl. Anthony Servin, Master Chief Petty Officer Richard Kessler | 13 Soldiers Have Died Fighting Afghanistan War Since July 26 | Video: Army Brig. General Jeffrey A. Sinclair to face Article 32 Investigation | cnbnews American Heroes: 4 Soldiers KIA; Attacked by Insurgents With IED, RPG and Rifles BOOOO! | Read more →

Gloucester High School football trying to bring back history as Wildwood makes it |

Those cultures will collide Friday night when the Lions host a West Jersey League Classic Division matchup that has more at stake for Wildwood than almost any game in decades — and means plenty to Gloucester City HS as well. “It’s our best start in awhile record-wise, but I think we’re still finding out where we are,” said Harris, who hasn’t had a 4-1 squad since 2005. “We’re getting into a really tough part of our schedule, and we need to be playing our best. “It’s a huge game for us, with all kinds of implications — division implications, playoff... Read more →

Greg Brown Inducted to the Rutgers Board of Governor's |

GREG BROWN, CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS INC., INDUCTED TO RUTGERS BOARD OF GOVERNORS NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Greg Brown, chairman and chief executive officer of Motorola Solutions Inc. and a Rutgers alumnus, was inducted to the Rutgers Board of Governors at today’s meeting in New Brunswick. He succeeds John Russo as a public member of the Board of Governors appointed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. He also serves on the Rutgers Board of Trustees and the Rutgers University Foundation’s Board of Overseers. Brown, 52, joined Motorola in 2003 and was elected to the company’s board of directors... Read more →

Obituary: James E. Rink "Rinky" of N. Cape May, formerly of Brooklawn -

James Edward Rink | Visit Guest Book James Edward Rink, "Rinky" , 70, of North Cape May, formerly of Brooklawn died on October 9 2012. He was born Sept. 30, 1942 and was a self employed contractor. He enjoyed fishing, sports and spending time with family. He was predeceased by his mother, Sophia Rink (nee Sasse); his father, Earl Rink and step sons, Carl Lee and Jeffrey Valentine Brown. James is survived by his wife of 33 years; Frances Rink (nee Sauermilch); sisters Margaret (Anthony) Sessa and Elizabeth (Jack) Ackley; brothers; Earl Rink and Robert (Josephine) Rink. He is also... Read more →

Obituary: Edna F. Van Gemert, age 92, of Gloucester City |

Edna F. Van Gemert AGE: 92 • Gloucester City On September 19, 2012, (nee Boulware), a resident of Gloucester City, NJ since 1950. Age 92 yrs. Edna was the beloved wife of the late Peter "Carl" Van Gemert, loving mother of Elise Foster (Mark) of Gloucester, Beverly Bauers (Lou Randolph) of Woodbury Heights, Hendrik (Rick) Van Gemert (Wendy) of Mullica Hill, and the late Joan Donovan and the late Carl Van Gemert. Cherished grandmother of 14 and great grandmother of 15. Edna was a long time Certified Nurses Assistant at St. Mary's Nursing Home in Cherry Hill, and was a... Read more →

Obituary: James R. Chambers Sr., age 73, of Audubon | cnbnews

James R. Chambers, Sr. AGE: 73 • Audubon James R. Chambers, Sr., on September 18, 2012, of Audubon, formerly of Bellmawr. Age 73. Beloved father of James, Jr. (Kimberly), John, Mark (Patrice) and Michael (Colleen). Dear grandfather of eight. There will be visitation from 10 to 11am Friday morning at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial Service 11am at the funeral home. Interment private. Family requests in lieu of flowers donations be made in Mr. Chambers' memory to Paul VI High School, ATTN: Advancement Office, 901 Hopkins Rd., Haddonfield, NJ 08033. Family and friends may share memories at Read more →

Obituary: George T. Peeke, age 27, of Gloucester City |

George Thomas Peeke AGE: 27 • Gloucester City On October 1, 2012, of Gloucester City, NJ, age 27. He is the beloved son of Kathleen (Jeanne) Peeke and David (Denise) Chorzelewski and was predeceased by his dear grandparents Edna and George Peeke and Rita and Albert Chorzelewski. He is also survived by his brothers David Chorzelewski, David Kaponis and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to meet Friday from 9:00 to 11:00 AM at the ETHERINGTON-CRERAN FUNERAL HOME, 700 POWELL ST., GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ. George's Memorial Service will be held 11:00 AM at the funeral home.... Read more →

Obituary: James E. Griffith, age 72, of Gloucester City |

James E. Griffith AGE: 72 • Gloucester City On September 21, 2012, a lifelong resident of Gloucester City until his recent move to Mt. Ephraim, NJ, age 72 years. Dear brother of Carrie Garton, Bella Reeves, Ella Schemelia, Rose Hoe and the late Charles Griffith, Jr., Henry H. Griffith and Charlotte P. Ritchie. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend graveside services Thursday 11:00AM at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Gloucester City, NJ. Arrangements entrusted to the Etherington-Creran Funeral Home, Gloucester City, NJ Read more →

Early Exposure to Cigarette Smoke Leads to Greater Risk for Respiratory Disease

Released: 10/8/2012 11:00 AM EDT Embargo expired: 10/15/2012 1:00 PM EDT Source: American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Newswise — Washington, D.C. – Research presented at theANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2012 annual meeting revealed cigarette smoke adversely affects the developing human airway, especially in prematurity. Fetuses and premature babies exposed to cigarette smoke are at greater risk for developing childhood respiratory diseases, such as asthma. “Due to their highly immature lungs, premature babies often require high levels of additional oxygen in the neonatal intensive care unit, which can put these babies at higher risk for life-long problems with lung diseases,” said study author Elizabeth... Read more →

La Salle Athletics Congratulates Coach Pat Farrell on 200th Win

PHILADELPHIA - La Salle Athletics would like to congratulate men's soccer head coach Pat Farrell, who guided the Explorers to his 200th career win on Friday night against George Washington. The Explorers gave Farrell his 200th victory in style, cruising past the Colonials 4-0 in the highest offensive output of the season. "I'd like to thank La Salle University, the administration at La Salle and the Athletic Department, Support Services, Academic Support, Athletic Training, the strength and conditioning coaches, the equipment coordinators and facilities operations for all their help and support over the years," Farrell said. "I'd also like to... Read more →

Pres. Obama Has Only One Option at Tuesday's Debate

Source: Columbus State University Gov. Mitt Romney’s resounding win in the first presidential debate has left incumbent President Barack Obama with but one option: Step up his game, says a nationally renowned debate expert. The president’s unsteady performance in Denver has made it imperative that Obama give an appreciably stronger showing Oct. 16 at Hofstra University, says David J. Lanoue, Columbus State University political science professor and co-author of The Joint Press Conference: The History, Impact, and Prospects of American Presidential Debates. “Mitt Romney's surprisingly strong showing in his first debate with President Obama has significantly raised the stakes for... Read more →

OBITUARY: Francis M. McGlinchey, age 51, of Gloucester City |

McGLINCHEY Francis M. On October 13, 2012. Age 51. Of Gloucester City. Loving husband of 12 years to Linda A. (nee Mellon). Loving father of Chrissy, Ryan and Beth. Cherished grandfather of Deena and Jada. Dear brother of Kathy, Margie, Jimmy, Tommy, Joanne, Michael and the late Mary. Also survived by his buddy, Buster. Cherished grandfather of Deena, Jada and Marley Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Thursday morning from 9 to 11 AM at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:30 AM at Saint Mary’s R.C.... Read more →

Ducks Swimming Set for Exciting 2012-13 Season | cnbnews

HOBOKEN, N.J. (October 12, 2012) – The Stevens Institute of Technology women’s swimming team will open the 2012-13 season Saturday afternoon at Columbia University. The Ducks are coming off a remarkable 2011-12 campaign that saw them place fifth at the 2012 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Swimming and Diving Championships. Leading Stevens this year will be a trio of senior captains in Marissa Douglas (Cumberland, R.I.), Allison Henning (Idaho Falls, Idaho) and Erin Hopson (Forked River, N.J.). Douglas is a three-time NCAA qualifier and has been huge for the Ducks as they have placed in the top-10 the... Read more →


Joe Kryillos Press release Trenton, October 14… Senator Menendez’ claim in the ABC Debate that he didn’t cut $716 billion from Medicare to pay for the Affordable Care Act is false. But, it’s not the first time Senator Menendez has voted to cut Medicare. In fact, every time Senator Menendez could vote to strengthen Medicare he didn't. Senator Menendez weakened it. We deserve better. Menendez Voted At Least Three Times To Cut $115 Billion From The Medicare Program: Fiscal 1998 Budget Reconciliation - Spending - Conference Report. “Adoption of the conference report on the bill to cut projected entitlement spending... Read more →

Free the Files Tracks $294 Million in TV Ads, With Obama Topping Buyer List

by Amanda Zamora ProPublica, Oct. 12, 2012, 12:43 p.m. In just two weeks, volunteers for our Free the Files project have liberated information on $294 million in ad buys made in swing states since Aug. 2. The spending data comes from nearly 4,600 political ad contracts collected in a Federal Communications Commission database. The buys were made by candidates, super PACs, social welfare nonprofits and other groups at TV stations in 33 major markets. Though not comprehensive and based on ad purchases that are sometimes revised, the data provides a previously unattainable snapshot of political spending in the final weeks... Read more →

'Within 24 Hours': When U.S. Intel in Libya Told Washington 9/11/12 Was Terror Attack |

RELATED: BILLS POINT OF VIEW: When Will We Learn... Schieffer challenged Graham to explain where he go the information to challenge the credibility of the administration's statements about what happened in Libya. "Where did you get this information that led you to this conclusion?" asked Schieffer. "Did you talk to officials there? Did you talk to people in the CIA? Did you talk to people in the administration? How are you so convinced of what you have just stated?" Graham said that the U.S. intelligence commmunity in Libya had told both him and Sen. Bob Corker (R.-Tenn.) that they had... Read more →

WEEKLY BASKET:Nuclear Wastrels

Volume XVII No.38: October 12, 2012 TAXPAYERS FOR COMMON SENSE-You would hope the folks overseeing our nuclear weapons arsenal would be conscientious, able to handle delicate instruments and fissile materials. Yet the way they handle our money makes us fear they shouldn’t be anywhere near a power switch, much less a ticking budget bomb or fiscal cliff. We’re talking about the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), the Department of Energy agency charged with the care and feeding of our nuclear arsenal. Anyone with a passing knowledge of NNSA knows it's screwed up, but recent events have pushed the situation from... Read more →

NICOLE GELINAS No Laughing Matter

Joe Biden confirmed Obama’s anti-market tendencies. 12 October 2012 Much of the commentary after Thursday’s veepstakes debate has focused on Vice President Joe Biden’s laughter. But during the spirited sit-down battle, Biden said deadly serious things about the economy, each of which deserves some attention. On housing, equity markets, and Big Finance, U.S. Representative Paul Ryan, running on the GOP ticket, could have used Biden’s seemingly offhand comments to remind the public that the Obama administration is indifferent, at best, to free-market solutions to our economic woes. Mitt Romney shouldn’t let any similar chances go to waste at next week’s... Read more →

La Salle Women's Soccer Defeats Charlotte, 2-1, First Place In Atlantic 10

Molly Gallagher October 14, 2012 Box Score PHILADELPHIA - La Salle women's soccer defeats Charlotte, 2-1, to remain undefeated in the Atlantic 10 Conference and claim sole possession of first place in the league. After falling 1-0 in the 24th minute when Charlotte's Carrie Dail chipped one over La Salle's Gabrielle Pakhtigian, the Explorers pressed on offensively, recording nine shots to the 49ers two in the first half. With under eight minutes left in the half, sophomore Kelsey Haycook received a pass from junior Renee Washington, juggled over the Charlotte defender and buried a shot into the back of the... Read more →

Saint Joseph's Soccer Report for Sunday, October 14th

Saint Joseph's Women's Soccer Blanks Rhode Island, 2-0 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Oct. 14, 2012 PHILADELPHIA - The Saint Joseph's women's soccer team got goals from freshman Olivia McEachernand sophomore McHale Perkins and senior goalkeeper Christine Neal made six saves as the Hawks blanked Rhode Island, 2-0, Sunday afternoon at Finnesey Field. Saint Joseph's (8-5-2, 3-1-1 Atlantic 10) opened the scoring in the 35th minute on McEachern's first collegiate goal. Junior midfielder Mo Hawkins sent a perfectly timed pass up the middle of the Rhode Island zone, allowing McEachern an opportunity for a breakaway. The Hawks' rookie drilled a shot... Read more →


WHAT HAPPENS TO THE CAR? I am often asked….how do I transfer the title of a car or truck when the owner has died? If you need to transfer vehicle ownership you may do so at any Motor Vehicle Commission Agency. Please be aware of the following ~ If the title is in both the husband and wife’s name ~ Go to a Motor Vehicle Agency and submit the old title, a copy of the death certificate and a notarized Affidavit of Surviving Spouse (Motor Vehicle Commission Form BA-62). There will be a fee. If the vehicle was left in... Read more →

Former US Senator Arlen Specter dies at 82 | Fox News

PHILADELPHIA - MAY 18: Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA) (L) concedes defeat at a primary night gathering of supporters and staff with his wife Joan Specter May 18, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Specter, a five-term Senator who switched his political affiliation a year ago, was defeated by Rep. Joe Sestak in the Democratic primary. (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife) HARRISBURG, Pa. – Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, the outspoken Pennsylvania centrist whose switch from Republican to Democrat ended a 30-year career in which he played a pivotal role in several Supreme Court nominations, died Sunday. He was 82. Specter, who... Read more →

Rutgers Defeats Syracuse 23-15 , Remains Unbeaten | cnbnews

Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images PISCATAWAY, N.J. - (October 13, 2012) A smothering defensive effort coupled with key plays on special teams propelled the Rutgers football team (6-0, 3-0) to a 23-15 victory over Syracuse on Saturday afternoon at High Point Solutions Stadium. Senior linebacker Khaseem Greene (Elizabeth, N.J.) sparked the Scarlet Knights defense, recording 14 tackles — including two for a loss — 1.5 sacks, an interception and three forced fumbles. RU also took advantage on special teams, as junior Duron Harmon (Magnolia, Del.) returned a blocked field goal by sophomore Jamal Merrell (Bear, Del.) 75 yards for a... Read more →

Sweet Senior Day for Ducks Men’s Soccer

HOBOKEN, N.J. (October 13, 2012) – On the day where the No. 15 Stevens Institute of Technology men’s soccer program honored its senior class, the Ducks exemplified the winning soccer formula that has made the last four seasons so successful for the seniors. Suffocating defense and opportune offense combined for a 3-0 win over conference rival Elmira College on Saturday. Stevens had nearly all the good scoring opportunities in the match, as the Soaring Eagles were held to just two shots on goal and four shots in total. Stevens tested Elmira goalkeeper Kevin Huggins (Cooperstown, N.Y.) nine times and sent... Read more →

TCNJ and Kean U Battle Ends with a 1-1 Draw

Ewing, NJ…The College of New Jersey women’s soccer team battled New Jersey Athletic Conference opponent Kean University to a 1-1 draw on Saturday afternoon in Lions’ Stadium. The Lions (12-1-1, 5-1-1) dropped two points off pace in the NJAC race as Montclair State University and Rowan University each won their conference matches earlier in the day. Junior Katie Lindacher (Egg Harbor Twp., NJ/Egg Harbor Twp.) scored off a feed from senior Amy Van Dyk (Wyckoff, NJ/Ramapo) in the first half for the Lions. Sophomore goalie Kendra Griffith (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill West) made a critical save in overtime as the... Read more →

Eat Tomatoes Lower Risk of Stroke | cnbnews

Newswise — MINNEAPOLIS – Eating tomatoes and tomato-based foods is associated with a lower risk of stroke, according to new research published in the October 9, 2012, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Tomatoes are high in the antioxidant lycopene. The study found that people with the highest amounts of lycopene in their blood were 55 percent less likely to have a stroke than people with the lowest amounts of lycopene in their blood. The study involved 1,031 men in Finland between the ages of 46 and 65. The level of lycopene in... Read more →

Bil Donahue: Biden’s Weary Catholicism

October 12, 2012 Bill Donohue comments on Vice President Joe Biden’s remarks on Catholicism that were given at the end of yesterday’s debate: Vice President Joe Biden has been instructed by bishops not to present himself for Communion; he has been the subject of many reprimands; and he has been banned from speaking at Catholic institutions. Most of these sanctions are a function of his pro-abortion views. Last night, Biden added to his problems by saying he agrees that life begins at conception, but he doesn’t want to do anything to ensure the rights of the unborn child. The Catholic... Read more →

BILL DONAHUE: Poor Jenny McCarthy

October 10, 2012 Last night on “Access Hollywood,” Playboy Playmate Jenny McCarthy discussed her new book, Bad Habits; she is featured on the cover dressed as a nun. She recounted a story from 1995 when she was in Italy. She claims that a few “mafia” guys brought her to the pope’s apartment (he was allegedly out-of-town) where she tried on some of his clothes. At the suggestion of her Jewish friends, she allegedly grabbed a crucifix as a souvenir for her mother. Bill Donohue comments on this issue today: Poor Jenny. She has not had an easy life. A single... Read more →

CBS News: Biden's in-your-face debate style: Just "Joe being Joe"?

CBS NEWS: BIDEN WINNER OF THE DEBATE When President Obama said that "Joe just needs to be Joe" in the vice presidential debate, he may have been expecting the forthrightness and populist appeal Vice President Joe Biden delivered Thursday night. He may not have expected so many snarky smiles or eyerolls. While his debate against Republican Paul Ryan was substantive, it was Biden's animated attitude that stole the headlines. For those who are familiar with the vice president's style, his aggressive posturing wasn't a surprise. But the snickers and grimaces that punctuated his performance broadcast the pressure he was under... Read more →


Departments of Agriculture, Transportation Join to Support Agritourism (CHESTER) – New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher and Deputy Transportation Commissioner Joseph Mrozek today visited Alstede Farms in Chester Township, one of 23 agritourism operations in the state benefitting from highway signs directing drivers to their locations. Working with the Department of Agriculture, the New Jersey Department of Transportation significantly revised its Tourist Oriented Destination Sign (TODS) program and tailored it to the needs of agritourism in an effort to help agricultural businesses build their base of regular customers and attract higher numbers of tourists. “People love to visit... Read more →

Temple Defeats La Salle, 2-1, In Atlantic 10 Action

NCAA FIELD HOCKEY PHILADELPHIA – Temple scored five minutes into the game and never looked back in handing La Salle a 2-1 Atlantic 10 loss on Friday afternoon at DeVincent Field. Junior Olivia Shoemaker (Telford, Pa. / Souderton) scored the Explorers' only goal while sophomore Lisa Shaffer (Hershey, Pa. / Lower Dauphin) stopped ten shots by the Owls potent offense, which leads the A-10 in goals, assists and points. TU's Amber Youtz scored her league-best 16th goal of the season in the fifth minute. After taking a pass into the circle she made a nifty move to create space and... Read more →