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October 2012

Lehigh Valley methamphetamine ring broken-up

October 24, 2012 HARRISBURG - Agents from the Attorney General's Bureau of Narcotics Investigation along with local police officers are in the process of arresting six suspected drug dealers allegedly linked to a million dollar crystal methamphetamine ring that operated in the Lehigh Valley. Attorney General Linda Kelly said six men were identified as the main distributors in a crystal methamphetamine ring that operated in and around Lehigh and Northampton counties: Anthony "Skinny" Serratore, Johnny "Amigo" Constanza, Edward "Eddie" Pope Jr., Michael Corby, Robert Thornton Jr., and William Lavenburg. Click on thumbnail for larger image Anthony "Skinny" Serratore Johnny "Amigo"... Read more →


Storm Warnings for Burlington County Residents \cnbnews

FREEHOLDERS URGE RESIDENTS TO PREPARE FOR EXTREME WEATHER Fall Float Cancelled Because Of Coming Hurricane Burlington County Freeholders are urging residents to spend the weekend preparing for Hurricane Sandy, which the National Weather Service announced will impact this area beginning Sunday. “Due to the impending super-storm, the dams along the creeks have been opened to lower the level of water in the creeks to help prevent flooding,” said Freeholder Bruce Garganio. “With the water levels lowered, canoeing and kayaking will be extremely difficult and some areas will not be passable. In addition, the forecast for Sunday calls for rain and... Read more →


TWO ‘SHARKS NAMED TO 2012 ATLANTIC LEAGUE ALL STAR TEAM

Camden, NJ: The Atlantic League has announced its year-end awards, and two members of the 2012 Camden Riversharks have been honored for their accomplishments on field during the recently completed season. First baseman, Brian Burgamy, was named to the 2012 All Star Team, selected by the Atlantic League member clubs. Additionally, catcher Raul Padron was named to the second team. “Brian Burgamy and Raul Padron are worthy of their selection to the [ALPB] All Star Team,” said manager, Jeff Scott. “They earned their spot on the roster . Despite our teams struggles at times, Brian and Raul separated themselves from... Read more →


SHOPLIFTERS AND CAR THIEVES KEEP BROOKLAWN POLICE BUSY

Brooklawn Police patch BROOKLAWN POLICE DEPT. AUGUST PRESS RELEASE On 8/2/12 officers responded to the 200 block of Bergen Street for a report of a suspicious male walking around pulling on car doors. Officers found WAYNE JOHN O’TOOLE, 45, of Pitman matching the description the caller provided. He was arrested for criminal attempt (burglary) he was brought back to headquarters processed and released. On 8/4/12 officers responded to the Rite Aid on Browning Rd for a shoplifting. When officers arrived on scene the two male suspects had already fled the scene in an unknown vehicle. The males were described as... Read more →


PREVENTION FIRST TO HONOR GRACE M. HANLON

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF NJ DIVISION OF TRAVEL AND TOURISM Ocean Township, NJ - On Saturday, February 23, 2013, Prevention First will hold its annual gala, "The Night Before...the Oscars®" at Navesink Country Club in Red Bank to honor Grace M. Hanlon, Executive Director of the New Jersey Division of Travel and Tourism. Hanlon has been an integral part of Prevention First's growth and commitment to keeping children healthy, safe and drug-free. "Last year, we held a record-breaking, sold-out gala, thanks to the amazing support of our wonderful donors. We strive to remain relevant to the issues at hand and to... Read more →


Governor Declares Statewide Weather State of Emergency Ahead of Hurricane Sandy

For Immediate Release Saturday, October 27, 2012 Trenton, NJ – Anticipating severe weather conditions including high winds, rain, coastal, stream and river flooding, and the storm’s potential to threaten the public’s health and safety, Governor Chris Christie today declared a state of emergency throughout the state as a result of severe weather conditions anticipated from Hurricane Sandy. In addition to taking this preemptory step to mobilize government in preparation for the storm, Governor Christie urged New Jerseyans to be vigilant in monitoring conditions of the storm, its effect on their communities, and in making preparations for themselves and their families.... Read more →


Saint Teresa Regional School: "Principal for a Day"

ERIN WILSON PRINCIPAL FOR THE DAY (cnbnews.net)RUNNEMEDE NJ-Erin Wilson, a Kindergarten student was the lucky winner of PRINCIPAL FOR A DAY at St. Teresa Regional School. Erin's dad won the prize at St. Teresa's Annual Golf Outing earlier in the month. Erin did not take her duties lightly- she visited classrooms, checked copybooks, spoke to the junior high students and even took a well-deserved rest at the end of a long day. Saint Teresa Regional School, located on Evesham Road in Runnemede New Jersey, was established in 1929 and is served by the Sisters of The Immaculate Heart of Mary,... Read more →


‘Our Community Salutes’ Will Honor Military-Bound Students

(Washington Twp., NJ) – Freeholder Director Robert Damminger and Deputy Director Giuseppe ‘Joe’ Chila announced today that Gloucester County will become the second county in the State of New Jersey to participate in the national ‘Our County Salutes’ program to recognize graduating high school students who enlist in the armed services after graduation. Director Damminger said, “We want to make certain that the students who choose to enlist in the military are honored and that their community is behind them. There is a lot of fanfare made when students choose a college and we want to recognize those students who... Read more →


Pet Tip of the Week: Trick or Treat (cnbnews.net)

by Dawn Watson cnbnews.net If you are thinking of dressing Fido up for Halloween it’s important that he is safe. Lots of events are happening that include dogs in the fun. However, some dogs become agitated or frightened when they are forced to wear costumes. Likewise, the sight of people and other animals parading around, unrecognizable, is enough to make even a calm dog reactive. If you are taking your dog along with the kids to trick or treat, be aware of any food he is offered: make sure it’s appropriate and from someone you know. Dogs are unable to... Read more →


Obama: 'Absolutely' No Regrets For Ignoring Economy for First Two Years

The Obama campaign has finally released the transcript of his endorsement interview with the Des Moines Register--and it is clear why they were reluctant to do so: the President says he has "absolutely" no regrets about ignoring the economy during the first two years of his term, when Democrats controlled Congress. Here is the key part of the exchange: Q: Yes, that begs a question from us, Mr. President. Some say you had a super majority in your first two years and had this incredible opportunity, but because of what you were talking about, as you were running, you had... Read more →


SAINT JOSEPH’S MEN’S SOCCER DOUBLE-OVERTIME DRAW AT LA SALLE, 1-1

Alex Critzos Scores Fifth Goal of Season; Andrew D’Ottavi Makes Season-High 12 Saves Oct. 26, 2012 PHILADELPHIA - After 110 minutes of fierce play, the Saint Joseph's men's soccer team earned another point in Atlantic 10 standings as the Hawks played to a double-overtime draw, 1-1, against La Salle at McCarthy Stadium on Friday evening. With the tie, Saint Joseph's stands at 5-10-1 overall and 1-5-1 in the A-10. La Salle (8-5-3, 2-3-1 A-10) held a slight advantage over Saint Joseph's in shots in the opening 25 minutes of the match as the Explorers fired off six shots, two on... Read more →


Top Seeded Women’s Soccer Team to Host No. 8 Felician In CACC Quarterfinals

October 26, 2012 NEWARK, Del. - - After clinching the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Regular Season Championship on Tuesday with a 6-0 win over Georgian Court, the Wilmington University women’s soccer team goes into the CACC Tournament as the number one seed, hosting No. 8 seed Felician College on Sunday at 12 noon at the WU Athletics Complex. The game, which was originally scheduled to be played on Monday at 2 p.m. was pushed back to Sunday due to the threat of Hurricane Sandy. Fans that cannot make the trip to Newark can follow the action through a live video... Read more →


South Jersey Fall Wine and Beer Festival Limited to Saturday Only

CAMDEN, NJ – Due to weather forecasts for Sunday and a possible threat to public safety, the South Jersey Tourism Corporation is limiting its Vintage South Jersey Fall Wine and Beer Festival at Campbell’s Field on the Camden Waterfront to Saturday, October 27 only. Originally scheduled for this Saturday and Sunday, any tickets held for Sunday, October 28 may be redeemed on Saturday, or for a future Vintage South Jersey wine festival. Saturday’s attendees will have access to taste wines from more than a dozen South Jersey wineries, craft beer from at least five local breweries, crafts and food available... Read more →


DONILOSKI CARRIES TCNJ TO 35-24 WIN OVER PIONEERS

Ewing, NJ ….. Senior running back Justin Doniloski (Rockaway, NJ/Morris Hills) rushed for a career-high 165 yards and a touchdown as The College of New Jersey football team collected a 35-24 home win over William Paterson University under the lights at Lions’ Stadium. Doniloski carried the ball a season-high 28 times and eclipsed the 100-yard plateau for the fourth time this season. The senior raised his season total to 829 yards. He also led the team with 11 receptions for 76 yards. For the second straight game senior quarterback Daniel Dugan (Clark, NJ/Arthur L. Johnson) put his name in TCNJ’s... Read more →


Wildcats Tie Volleyball Program Record with 15th Straight Win

NEWARK, Del. - - The Wilmington University volleyball team bounced back after dropping the second set to win its 15th consecutive match, tying a program record, in defeating University of the Sciences, 3-1, in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference action on Friday night at the WU Athletics Complex. Set scores for the match were 25-15, 22-25, 25-20 and 25-17, keeping Wilmington’s record perfect inside the CACC. Sophomore Kasey Couch ran an effective offense, passing out 27 assists in leading the Wildcats (25-4, 17-0 CACC) to 51 kills on 159 attempts. She finished with a double-double, also picking up 11 digs. Fellow... Read more →


Saint Joseph's Women's Soccer Drops Heart Breaking Double Overtime Contests To La Salle, 1-0

Neal Sets SJU's Career Record For Saves PHILADELPHIA - The Saint Joseph's women's soccer team dropped a heart-breaking double overtime contest to La Salle, 1-0, Friday evening at Finnesey Field. The Hawks' senior goalkeeper Christine Neal set the SJU all-time record for career saves (292) in a game-high seven save effort. In a thrilling match in which Saint Joseph's defense played stellar through out, both squads had prime scoring chances, but could not convert. In the 79th minute, the Explorers' Courtney Niemiec drilled a shot at the SJU net, only to have Neal make the save. In keeping the score... Read more →


Marissa Leigh Dinapoli of Belmar Enrolls at Clemson University

CLEMSON, SC (10/26/2012)(readMedia)-- Marissa Leigh Dinapoli of Belmar recently enrolled at Clemson University. Dinapoli is majoring in Biological Sciences. Dinapoli is among nearly 3,400 freshmen at Clemson for the fall semester. Ranked No. 25 among national public universities, Clemson University is a major, land-grant, science- and engineering-oriented research university that maintains a strong commitment to teaching and student success. Clemson is an inclusive, student-centered community characterized by high academic standards, a culture of collaboration, school spirit, and a competitive drive to excel. On the web: http://readabout.me/achievements/ Read more →


ROWAN WOMEN’S SOCCER SECOND SEED IN NJAC TOURNAMENT

GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan University women’s soccer team is the second seed in the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Championship Tournament. The Profs have a bye in the first round and will host a semifinal game on Wednesday, October 31. In the first round on Saturday, October 27, the fourth seed Richard Stockton College (15-3-2) is home against the fifth seed William Paterson University (9-7-2) at 3:30 p.m. The sixth seed Kean University (10-5-2) travels to the third seed The College of New Jersey (14-1-2) for a 5 p.m. game. Rowan (12-2-1) plays the winner of the Kean/TCNJ game... Read more →


CNBNews Op-Ed: How To Defuse Iran’s Nuclear Ambitions

related FREINDLY FIRE Why Do Iran And Libya Dominate Our Debates? (Part one) BY CHRISTOPHER FREIND (Second in a two part series) (CNBNEWS.NET)For sheer horror, nothing could compare to the detonation of a nuclear weapon by terrorists. Cities would be uninhabitable. Markets would plunge, leading to a global depression. Martial law would likely be imposed, with civil liberties turned into unaffordable luxuries of the past. Chaos would rule, life in the West would never be the same, and the terrorists, for all practical purposes, would have won. Achieving a 99 on a test is fantastic, but that same score, applied... Read more →


Doctor Wm. Kropinicki Pleads Guilty | cnbnews

to Selling Prescriptions for Addictive Painkiller Percocet to Drug Dealer TRENTON - Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced that a medical doctor pleaded guilty today to charges that he sold prescriptions for the highly addictive narcotic painkiller Percocet to a drug dealer in the names of purported patients he never treated or examined, and created fraudulent medical records to back up the prescriptions. William C. Kropinicki, 59, of Morrisville, Pa., a medical doctor who formerly practiced in Lawrence, N.J., was on trial for the charges when he pleaded guilty before Superior Court Judge Robert C. Billmeier in Trenton. Kropinicki pleaded... Read more →


SOUND OFF: ATTENTION TEA PARTY MEMBERS AND FRIENDS | cnbnews

TEA PARTY Members, It is now blatantly obvious President Obama is deeply embroiled in a cover-up / a scandle that makes Watergate look like child's play. The more information that comes out about Benghazi, the more we know he is covering up. Our senators NEED to know their constituents are very aware of the events and we want them to act on our behalf. One of our steering committee members "penned" the following fax to both Corker and Alexander. I strongly urge you to do the same. While the House is conducting it's investigation, our senators need to act as... Read more →


Father Of Navy SEAL Killed In Benghazi Says Vice-President Biden is Crude

Father Of Navy SEAL Killed In Benghazi Says Biden Asked Him At Ceremony For Returning Bodies, “Did Your Son Always Have Balls The Size Of Cue Balls?”… Just a tad disrespectful. Via The Blaze: The father of one of the former Navy SEALs killed in the terrorist attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya says President Barack Obama wouldn’t even look him in the eye during the ceremony and Vice President Joe Biden was disrespectful when his son’s body returned to America. He also says the White House’s story on the attack doesn’t pass the smell test. Charles Woods,... Read more →


Burlington County Seniors Tour Public Safety Center | cnbnews

The Burlington County Sheriff’s Department Senior Services Unit sponsors a six-week, once-a-week Senior Police Academy program designed for seniors to learn how to protect themselves from becoming victims of crime. Today’s program was a tour of the County Public Safety Center in Westampton, including the 911 Central Communications Center and the Indoor Firing Range. This was Week Four for the 35 seniors from Delanco enlisted in the latest Academy. County Range Master George Pfeffer, left, informs part of the 35 members of the Senior Police Academy class from Delanco on the use and procedures of the County Indoor Firing Range... Read more →


Suspect William Hagans Arrested for Multiple Burglaries in the 17th District /cnbnews

William Hagans The Philadelphia Police Department would like to thank the media and the public for assisting us in the apprehension of William Hagans. Hagans has been identified as the suspect in multiple burglaries that occurred at the Saint Gabriel’s Convent located at 2916 Dickinson Street. On October 17, 2012, at 1:45am, an unknown person(s) entered the Saint Gabriel’s Convent located at 2916 Dickinson Street through an unlocked front window. Once inside the suspects removed $150 in cash from the complainant’s purse and fled in an unknown direction. On October 18, 2012, at 3:32am, The Complainant stated she was called... Read more →


Philadelphia Police Launch Operation ID/ cnbnews

Philadelphia Police Department (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Philadelphia Police Department would like to announce the implementation of a new program to help prevent and deter burglaries and thefts, as well as assist in the recovery of stolen items. The Operation ID program will provide to citizens, free of charge, a registration form, item stickers and window stickers which will be imprinted with a unique identifier. These stickers should be placed on any valuable items in your home. Citizens will also be provided with window stickers, announcing to would-be burglars that your possessions have been labeled and will be difficult to... Read more →


Florida: Romney Signs, American Flags Torched, “Obama 4 Life” Spray Painted On Driveway…

Thug tactics for a thug candidate. LAKE COUNTY, Fla. — Police are searching for the vandals who apparently torched more than a dozen campaign signs and American flags in a Howey-in-the-Hills veteran’s yard. William Overbay said someone ignited the flags and signs, which supported Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, that he had lined along his yard. The vandals also painted a sign on his driveway reading “Obama for life,” at his DuPont Circle home, Overbay said.” This is the first thing I saw was this sign painted on my driveway,” Overbay said. Howey-in-the-Hills police say no one left any clues... Read more →


PENN STATE-OHIO GAMES NOTES \ cnbnews

Penn State Nittany Lions women's ice hockey (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Penn State-Ohio State game notes Friday, October 26, 2012 PENN STATE (5-2; 3-0 Big Ten) vs. OHIO STATE (8-0, 4-0 Big Ten) SATURDAY, OCT. 27, 2012, 5:30 p.m. ET • ESPN BEAVER STADIUM (106,572) • UNIVERSITY PARK, PA. Leaders Division Front Runners Meet in primetime on ESPN GAME INFO TELEVISION: ESPN Sean McDonough (p-by-p), Chris Spielman (analyst), Quint Kessenich (sideline) TV APPEARANCES: The Nittany Lions are appearing on television for the 224th time in their last 226 games. RADIO: Penn State Sports Network (60 stations): Steve Jones (p-by-p), Jack Ham... Read more →


Murray State Senior QB Casey Brockman Looking to Break Record | NCAA.com

Mark Bedics, NCAA.com Last Updated - October 25, 2012 11:19 GMT Coastal Carolina Athletics Coastal Carolina Athletics Coastal Carolina's Aramis Hillary enters Saturday’s game against Liberty looking to extend his CCU record of 159 consecutive pass attempts without an interception. More Than a Passing Fancy: Murray State senior quarterback Casey Brockman enters this week’s contest at Jacksonville State with 8,932 career passing yards, just 97 yards away from passing Morehead State’s Chris Swartz (1987-90) for the Ohio Valley Conference career record. He currently ranks fourth among active players at the FCS level in career passing yards. He also needs just... Read more →


CNBNews Hunting and Fishing: Gov. Corbett Signs New Anti-Poaching Law

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Gov. Tom Corbett has signed into law tougher anti-poaching legislation which increases the maximum fine for illegally harvesting fish from $200 to $5,000 and extends the period the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) can revoke fishing and boating privileges from two to five years. “This new law will have an immediate impact on our ability to deter large-scale poachers from illegally taking fish,” said PFBC Executive Director John Arway. “These are the individuals who deliberately come in after dark and take large amounts of game fish, often by using illegal methods such as netting or spearing... Read more →


Trio Charged with Armed Robberies at Two Reading Businesses

Robbery not allowed Luis Cruz, 21, Eligio Huertas, 24, and Eduardo Ramos, 27, all of Reading, Pennsylvania, were charged by indictment with conspiracy and Hobbs Act robbery in connection with two armed robberies in Reading, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. The charges include robbery which interferes with interstate commerce and conspiracy to commit robbery which interferes with interstate commerce, carjacking; and possessing, using, and carrying firearms during the commission of crimes of violence. According to the indictment, on January 10, 2012, the defendants robbed the Sunoco A Plus store, at 200 Warren Street, and La Cibaena grocery store,... Read more →


Atlantic City Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Role in Heroin Distribution Conspiracy

CAMDEN, NJ—An Atlantic City, New Jersey man was sentenced today to 60 months in prison for his involvement in a scheme to distribute heroin in New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Jamir Harmon, 21, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Joseph H. Rodriguez to an information charging him with one count of conspiring to distribute at least 100 grams but less than 400 grams of heroin. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: FBI special agents and members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office wiretapped Harmon’s telephone conversations with a co-conspirator. The... Read more →


Steroid Injection Linked to Increased Risk of Bone Fractures

Released: 10/23/2012 1:30 PM EDT Embargo expired: 10/25/2012 8:30 AM EDT Source: Henry Ford Health System Newswise — DETROIT – Patients treated with an epidural steroid injection for back pain relief are at increased risk of bone fractures in the spine, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study. Researchers say the risk of fracture increased 29 percent with each steroid injection, a finding they believe raises patient safety concerns. “For a patient population already at risk for bone fractures, steroid injections carry a greater risk that previously thought and actually pose a hazard to the bone,” says Shlomo Mandel, M.D.,... Read more →


US Attorney’s Office Names Officers to Oversee Federal Election Complaints

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that three senior Assistant United States Attorneys will lead the office’s efforts in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 6, 2012 general elections. Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Pfisterer, Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division, has been appointed to serve as the district election officer (DEO) and to cover the Harrisburg office; Assistant U.S. Attorney William Houser has been appointed to serve as the assistant district election officer (ADEO) for the Scranton office; and Assistant U.S. Attorney George Rocktashel has been... Read more →


Obituary: Frances E. Downes age 52, of Gloucester City NJ

DOWNES Frances E. On October 22, 2012. Age 52. Of Gloucester City. Loving mother of Rusty DiSantis, Renee Rayner, Debra Rayner, Brittany Emmons and the late Christopher DiSantis. Dear sister of John V. Downes Jr . and Johneen Denoto. Cherished grandmother of 9. Survived by her loving boyfriend Anthony Boss. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Saturday from 8:30 to 10:30 am at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City. Funeral service will begin at 10:30 am in the funeral home. Interment private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary... Read more →


Why Florida is Sitting on $300 Million Meant to Help Homeowners

REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION OF PROPUBLICA.ORG by Cora Currier ProPublica, Oct. 23, 2012 Florida has the highest percentage of home loans in foreclosure in the country. So why is more than $300 million that could help homeowners sitting unused? Florida was awarded those millions in February as part of the $25 billion national settlement between five of country’s biggest banks and forty-nine states and the District of Columbia. The settlement resolved allegations of wrongful foreclosures and other mortgage servicing abuses, and required banks to offer some homeowners the opportunity to modify their loans or refinance, or, in some cases pay homeowners... Read more →


Bergen County Man Charged with Videotaping Sexual Abuse of Special Needs Teenager

NEWARK—A Bergen County, New Jersey man made his initial court appearance today after being charged in connection with videotaping the sexual abuse of a special needs teenage boy, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Richard Genao, 51, of Carlstadt, New Jersey, is charged by complaint with one count of sexual exploitation of a child. He made his initial court appearance this morning before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark Falk in Newark federal court and was detained without bail. According to the complaint: Until the autumn of 2011, Genao lived in Bayonne, New Jersey, with his partner, Edgar Rodriguez. Genao and Rodriguez... Read more →


TWO MOUNT LAUREL MEN INDICTED FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT AT MOUNT LAUREL HOTEL

PRESS RELEASE OCTOBER 25 MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. - Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced that two Mount Laurel men were indicted by a Burlington County Grand Jury for sexually assaulting a physically incapacitated 18- year-old female at a hotel in December 2011. Iric S. Cohen, age 42, of 6 Forrest Court in Mount Laurel, and Richard Trevor Hughes, age 44, also of 6 Forrest Court in Mount Laurel, were indicted on charges of Aggravated Sexual Assault (First Degree), Conspiracy (First Degree), Kidnapping (First Degree), Invasion of Privacy (Third Degree), Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, namely Lorazepam (Third Degree),... Read more →


Trenton Man Indicted For 2008 Gang-Related Slayings in Willingboro

PRESS RELEASE OCTOBER 25 MOUNT HOLLY – Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced that a Burlington County Grand Jury has indicted a 32-year-old street gang member from Trenton for the fatal shooting of two Willingboro men in separate incidents in September 2008. Tarik J. Mackins, 32, of 116 Cuyler Avenue in Trenton, was indicted on two counts of Murder (First Degree), Conspiracy (First Degree), Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Second Degree) and Aggravated Assault (Fourth Degree). The indictment was returned on October 9, 2012. An arraignment will be scheduled soon in Superior Court in Burlington County.... Read more →


CNBNews Op-Ed: Vote NO to More Debt

Vote NO on Public Question #1 by Senator Michael J. Doherty On November 6th, New Jersey voters should vote NO on Public Question #1, which seeks authorization for the state government to borrow $750 million “to build, equip and expand higher education facilities.” The New Jersey Constitution does not allow our state government to borrow money unless the voters approve. As a result, the state legislature was forced to put the $750 million borrowing plan on the November 6th ballot in the form of a public question. The United States federal government is drowning in debt. Earlier this year, our... Read more →


Mount Ephraim School District News for November and December 2012

NOVEMBER 4th– Daylight Savings Time - Change Your Clocks Back! 6th - Teacher In-Service Schools Closed 7th – First Marking Period Ends 8th & 9th - NJEA Convention Schools Closed 12th - B.O.E. Meeting -7:30 Kershaw Media Center 13th – PTO Meeting 7:00PM MB Media Center 16th – Report Card Day 16th, 19th & 20th - Parent Conferences Grades K-8 -12:30 dismissal (No Lunches Served) Pre-School Schedule AM session 8:30 – 10:15 PM session 10:45 – 12:30 21st - Thanksgiving Holiday Begins 12:30 Dismissal No lunches served Pre-School Schedule AM session 8:30 – 10:15 PM session 10:45 – 12:30 22nd... Read more →


Unaired 60 Minutes Clip Proves White House Lied About Benghazi

Obama told Kroft that the attack in Benghazi was different from the violent protest at the U.S. embassy in Cairo: "You're right that this is not a situation that was exactly the same as what happened in Egypt, and my suspicion is, is that there are folks involved in this who were looking to target Americans from the start." Obama's remarks pointed towards a premeditated attack, in contrast to the story the White House went on to tell for weeks. CBS chose not to air that portion of the interview with President Obama--not even in the days and weeks that... Read more →


Sound Off: Governor, Come Home and Sell the Higher Ed Bond Issue

As you may have noticed, Governor Christie has been out of state a lot lately, campaigning for Republicans all over the country. It's no surprise that our governor's in great demand - after all, he is a master communicator who knows how to frame an argument, using plain and memorable language to make the case. And his personality arguably is more magnetic than any New Jersey politician, present or past. And that's precisely why we need him back in New Jersey to actively campaign for the Higher Education Bond Issue. It's a proposal the governor supports - after all, he... Read more →


CNBNews Weekly Stats October 18th 2012 to October 25th 2012

Page LoadsUnique VisitsFirst Time Visits Returning Visits Total 39,537 19,497 16,346 3,151 Average 4,942 2,437 2,043 394 DayDatePage LoadsUnique VisitsFirst Time VisitsReturning Visits Thursday 25th October 2012 4,363 1,944 1,568 376 Wednesday 24th October 2012 5,211 2,497 2,038 459 Tuesday 23rd October 2012 5,946 2,792 2,285 507 Monday 22nd October 2012 6,175 2,870 2,354 516 Sunday 21st October 2012 5,077 2,643 2,278 365 Saturday 20th October 2012 4,227 2,421 2,192 229 Friday 19th October 2012 4,170 2,052 1,705 347 Thursday 18th October 2012 4,368 2,278 1,926 352 Returning Visits - Based purely on a cookie, if this person is returning... Read more →


Jury Finds Mertz Guilty of Murdering Jennifer Whipkey | cnbnews.net

press release October 25 Brian M. Mertz (DOB 3/13/78), of the unit block of Dubois Ave., Woodbury was found guilty today (10/25) of first-degree murder in the May 2002 stabbing death of 22-year-old Clarksboro resident Jennifer Whipkey, a killing he was charged with 6½ years after it occurred. A Gloucester County jury deliberated for 17 hours over five days after a nine day trial that played out over a month, since the trial schedule was limited to two days per week. The jury returned its verdict shortly before 2 p.m. Since Mertz now faces a minimum of 30 years in... Read more →


Chadds Ford Man Sentenced for Reckless Runway Ride at Airport

PHILADELPHIA—Kenneth Richard Mazik, 25, of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, was sentenced today to 16 months in prison for disrupting the services of the Philadelphia International Airport on March 1, 2012, and endangering the safety at that airport. U.S. District Court Judge Mitchell S. Goldberg also ordered Mazik to pay restitution to the airport, to the FAA, and to USAirways in the amount of $91,092; a $100 special assessment; and three years’ supervised release. At approximately 11 a.m. on March 1, 2012, Mazik crashed his black Jeep Grand Cherokee through a locked gate on the perimeter of the airport as an airplane... Read more →


Rutgers’ Greene living up to hype | NCAA.com

by Stephen Pimpo, NCAA.com AP Images AP Images Scarlet Knights linebacker Khaseem Greene is the mainstay of a defense that is ranked third nationally in points allowed. He has 67 total tackles on the season and has forced four fumbles. Week 8 of college football is in the books and with only a few games left to play, it is time to start handing out the individual awards. Offensive Player of the Year: Syracuse QB Ryan Nassib One of college football’s most underrated signal callers is the gun-slinging senior from West Chester, Pa. Nassib started off the season averaging 379.6... Read more →


NJ Supreme Court won’t hear breath test refusal appeal

The New Jersey Supreme court today notified the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office that it has denied a petition to hear the appeal of a woman convicted and penalized for refusing to take a breath test for alcohol in Woodbury NJ- a refusal whose consequences she claimed she did not understand because of a prior accident-related neurological injury. Sherri Cairns, a teacher, sought a hearing before the Supreme Court after the Appellate Division of Superior Court rejected her appeal last June 20. Cairns maintained that because of her 1978 injury, the officer who stopped her for exceeding the speed limit on... Read more →


Thorofare NJ man sentenced in contractor thefts, burglary, resisting

Howard J. Frame (7/17/73), of 302 Virginia Ave., Thorofare NJ was sentenced today to three years in New Jersey state prison and ordered to make a total of $8,014 in restitution to five victims, including three he took payments from for tree and concrete removal jobs that were never performed. The other two cases involved a burglary of tools and a stolen motorcycle in Frame’s possession. Frame pleaded guilty Aug. 20 to the five charges of theft by illegal retention burglary and receiving stolen property, occurring between September 2010 and April 2010 in Westville, Greenwich Township, West Deptford and Deptford... Read more →


Dear Tea Party Members | cnbnews.net

Here are some things that you can do up until the election: Go to www.teapartypatriots.org/callnow to make phone calls from home for the Romney campaign from here. Check out the Freedom Phone Banks below to make call through Americans for Prosperity. Vimeo is airing "The Agenda" for free until the election. Be sure to watch it and pass along to your family and friends. Americans for Prosperity Freedom Phone Banks Restoring Liberty Call Center in Mountain Lakes (Morris County) - Mountain Lakes Business Park, 115 Route 46 West, Suite A-5, Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046 Red Bank Call Center (Monmouth County)... Read more →