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April 2013

OBITUARY: Flora I. Marshall, age 88, formerly of Gloucester Hts and Pompano Bleach

MARSHALL FLORA I. Left us on April 30, 2013, at the age of 88. Formerly of Gloucester Heights and Pompano Beach, FL, Flora was residing in Cherry Hill with her oldest daughter Dolores Hamilton (Rich). In additions to Dolores, Flora was survived and being cared for by her children Joanne Quinn... Read more →


Two Shootings Overnight in Camden City

April 30, 2013 Camden County Prosecutor Warren Faulk and Camden Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a pair of non-fatal shootings overnight. The first was reported about 8 p.m. Monday in the area of Louis and Sheridan streets in Camden. By the time officers arrived the victim, a 23-year-old Camden man, had... Read more →


AW169 Helicopter Final Assembly Line To Be Established at Philadelphia Plant

30/04/2013 AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that a final assembly line for the new generation AW169 helicopter will be established at its AgustaWestland Philadelphia facility located at Northeast Philadelphia Airport in the United States of America. The first Philadelphia built AW169 helicopter will be inducted into the final... Read more →


TCNJ drops tourney opener to Kean 8-3

April 30,2013 Union, NJ … The College of New Jersey fell to top-seeded Kean University 7-2 in its New Jersey Athletic Conference opening game on Tuesday afternoon in Union, NJ. The Lions (17-21) will now visit fifth-seeded Ramapo College and look to stave off elimination and reach the Saturday round of... Read more →


Katie Warrington and Brook Ash Capture Final 2013 CACC Softball Weekly Accolades

DATE: April 29, 2013 NEW HAVEN, Conn. - - Closing out the regular season with a 4-2 week, Wilmington University softball players Katie Warrington and Brook Ash were honored by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference by earning a spot on the Weekly Report on Monday afternoon. Warrington (Townsend, Del.) and Ash... Read more →


Attention Sevier Tea Party: Our Smokies Our Future (OSOF) is all but dead

Members, To many, it may well seem that our organization has done nothing to affect major issues; that all we do is meet once a month to gripe. The following article due to be published in the Syemour Hearld Wednesday May 1st dispells that notion. I am proud to say that... Read more →


American Heroes: Sailors Missing From Vietnam War Identified

The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that a Navy pilot, missing from the Vietnam War, has been accounted for and will be buried with full military honors along with his crew. Navy Lt. Dennis W. Peterson of Huntington Park, Calif., was the pilot of a SH-3A helicopter... Read more →


American Heroes: Soldiers Missing From Vietnam War Identified

press release April 30 The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that a Navy pilot, missing from the Vietnam War, has been accounted for and will be buried with full military honors along with his crew. Navy Lt. Dennis W. Peterson of Huntington Park, Calif., was the pilot... Read more →


TCNJ SOFTBALL BLANKS RICHARD STOCKTON IN NJAC TOURNEY

April 30,2013 Ewing, NJ... Clutching hitting and a two-hit performance from its pitcher keyed The College of New Jersey softball team to a win in the opening round of the New Jersey Athletic Conference Tournament as the Lions blanked visiting Richard Stockton College 3-0 on Tuesday. Third-seeded TCNJ (26-11) continues in... Read more →


Rowan Football Team Registers 493 People at Bone Marrow Event

Rowan University (Photo credit: Wikipedia) press release April 30 GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan University football team registered 493 people at its fifth annual Get In The Game. Save A Life. Be The Match Registry on Wednesday, April 24. The event was held in the University’s Chamberlain Student Center. Rowan collected... Read more →


Commentary: Focus on Illegal Gun Trafficking and Culture of Violence | cnbnews.net

by Anthony P. Mauro Sr. There are many people working on gun control legislation in New Jersey. I like the idea of enhanced penalties for gun crimes. I also like the emerging emphasis on mental-health treatment. But I think there are two critical areas being overlooked. New Jersey has the second... Read more →


Pennacchio to Submit Resolution to Dock Rutgers State Funding

Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-Morris), a Budget & Appropriations Committee member, will introduce a resolution to dock Rutgers University an amount in state aid equal to their excessive payouts related to the Coach Mike Rice scandal. “The overwhelming majority of taxpayers are rightly disgusted with how Rutgers is paying off those who... Read more →


DEP ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER TO SPEAK AT RUTGERS ALTERNATIVE FUELS CONFERENCE

TRENTON - On Wednesday May 1, Department of Environmental Protection Assistant Commissioner for Sustainability and Green Energy Bob Marshall will speak on the role of alternative fuels in environmental stewardship during a workshop at the Rutgers EcoComplex in Bordentown, Burlington County. The Alternative Transportation Fuels Workshop begins at 8 a.m. with... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: NEW JERSEY RECEIVES $1.8 Billion from HUD

SECRETARY DONOVAN AND GOVERNOR CHRISTIE ANNOUNCE APPROVAL OF NEW JERSEY'S DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN WASHINGTON – U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD’s approval of New Jersey’s disaster recovery plan to help homeowners and businesses following Hurricane Sandy. Funded through HUD’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program,... Read more →


Mary "Eileen" Rulis, of Gloucester City, Owner of Eileen's Studio 24

RULIS MARY “EILEEN” On April 28, 2013, (nee Nealon) of Gloucester City, NJ, age 62. She was the loving wife of the late Ronald S. Rulis, beloved daughter of the late Martin and Julia Nealon, loving mother of Edward Charon, Lisa Charon-Duffy (Patrick), Laurie Cary (Bruce) and Kerri Yates (Michael) and... Read more →


YOUR MONEY--Oregon’s Dilemma: How To Measure Health? | cnbnews.net

By Kristian Foden-Vencil, Oregon Public Broadcasting APR 26, 2013 There are hundreds, if not thousands, of ways to track the health of a population: the average blood pressure of a large group of people, the rate of mental illness, the average weight. Epidemiologists have been collecting this kind of data for... Read more →


South Jersey Student-Athletes in the News

Gloucester High's Austin Darrow Baseball Player of the Week | NJ.com The Lions junior and staff ace deserved a better fate and took a tough complete game loss on Wednesday to Glassboro, falling 2 - 0 in eight innings. Darrow scattered eight hits over eight innings, allowing just one earned run,... Read more →


Attention! Residents of Tabernacle, Winslow and Haddon Township

TABERNACLE RESIDENTS: SECOND QUARTER TAX REMINDER This is a reminder that the 2nd quarter taxes will be due on May 1, 2013. A ten day grace period will be extended, however, effective May 11, 2013 interest charges will be assessed retroactive to May 1, 2013. If you have any questions about... Read more →


‘DISABLED’ COP RUMBLES ON REALITY TV & BEATS NJ FOR $70K PENSION

Investigative Report by Mark Lagerkvist Posted on April 28, 2013 YouTube On television, Joseph Derrico pursues a monster truck on foot, pulls the driver out of the vehicle and tosses him to the ground. He is on truTV’s “Bear Swamp Recovery,” a reality show on vehicle repos by the “baddest towing... Read more →


AMAC: Attacks on Our Constitutional Rights Grow Bolder and More Frequent

“Is it too much to require our lawmakers and public officials to reveal their position on the Constitution before they are elected or appointed?” Dan Weber, AMAC president BOHEMIA, NY, Apr 26 – “Threats to our Constitutional rights seem to be growing bolder and more frequent. This week the mayor of... Read more →


VIDEO: GOD BLESS THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION

LINK submitted by G. Cleary Related articles Mississippi man linked to ricin letters charged with biological weapons use - Reuters Justice Breyer Hospitalized After Accident - ABC News Russia had wiretap on bomb suspect - Poughkeepsie Journal 9/11 Plane Part Found in Alley Near World Trade Center - NBC New York Read more →


BURLINGTON COUNTY ANNOUNCES RECYCLING & SHREDDING EVENT MAY 5 | cnbnews

Shred Documents and Recycle Computers & TVs Burlington County Freeholders will hold a recycling and shredding event on Sunday, May 5, 2013 from 9 am to 1 pm. The event will be held at the Robert C. Shinn Recycling Center, 130 Hancock Lane in Westampton. Burlington County residents will have the... Read more →


SAINT JOSEPH’S DANNAH HAYWARD CLAIMS ATLANTIC 10 |cnbnews.net

WOMEN’S TRACK AND FIELD HONORS FOR SECOND STRAIGHT WEEK Freshman Earns Rookie of the Week Accolades for Second Time Apr. 29, 2013 NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - For the second consecutive week, freshman sensation Dannah Hayward (Wilkes Barre, Pa./James M. Coughlin) has been named the Atlantic 10 Women's Track and Field Rookie... Read more →


May 7th – May 12th– Veteran/Military/First Responder/Patriot

LOCAL UPCOMING EVENTS – Wine Tasting Event - American Legion – 5/7/2013 Please join us for an evening of Wine, Cheese and More ! Once again please enjoy an evening with us in Mediterranean style at Sofias of Margate. Proceeds will benefit the American Legion Child Welfare Foundation,Inc. The event cost... Read more →


Guide to Philadelphia abortion doctor murder case

April 29, 2013, 2:55:46 PM EDT Dr. Kermit Gosnell is on trial, charged with murder, in the deaths of a female patient and four babies prosecutors say were born alive at the abortion clinic he ran. A look at the facts in the case: --- THE INVESTIGATION In 2010, federal agents... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Stand With AFP For Lower Taxes

Would you believe that it takes New Jersey taxpayers 124 days of the year to pay their entire federal, state and local tax bill for the year to Uncle Sam? New Jersey’s suffocating tax climate is damaging our state’s competitiveness and ability to create jobs here, but when it’s put in... Read more →


Six Unanswered Runs Gives Wilmington Baseball Ninth Straight Victory, 6-1, over Bridgeport

DATE: April 29, 2013 BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - - Rounding out its 2013 nonconference schedule, the Wilmington University baseball team scored six unanswered runs to capture its ninth straight victory, a 6-1 win over Bridgeport in a makeup game on Monday afternoon at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard. The Wildcats (36-12 overall)... Read more →


Commentary: MOX Not Populi

April 26, 2013 TAXPAYERS FOR COMMON SENSE--Just how far will a member of Congress go to protect his pork? We've seen a lot of funny stuff over the years, but now a relatively noncontroversial cabinet-level nominee-- itself a rarity in Washington--is being held hostage over a boondoggle. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC)... Read more →


ARCHBISHOP CHAPUT CELEBRATES THE BOND OF MARRIAGE

Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Completed in 1864; architects John Notman and Napoleon Eugene Henry Charles Le Brun. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Couples married for 1, 25, 50 years or more are invited to the Wedding Anniversary Mass Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. will be the... Read more →


The bionic dog: Mixed-breed Naki'o lost his paws to frostbite but can finally walk again after being fitted with four prosthetic limbs | Mail Online

A mixed-breed puppy had a tough start to live after losing all four of his paws and the tip of his tail to frostbite. Naki’o was left abandoned at a foreclosed Nebraska home when he was a young and was found alone, frozen into a puddle of icy water in the... Read more →


THREE SUSPECTS ARRESTED ON CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES | cnbnews.net

April 26, 2013 HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced today that the Child Predator Unit made three arrests this week of men accused of using Internet file-sharing programs to download, share, and possess child pornography. Raul Arias, 54, 890 2nd Ave, Freedom, Beaver County. On April 25, agents executed... Read more →


ROWAN BASEBALL SEEDED THIRD IN NJAC CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT

press release April 29, 2013 GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan University baseball team is seeded third in the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Championship Tournament. The Profs will host the fourth seed Richard Stockton College in the first round on Tuesday, April 30 at 3:30 p.m. Rowan is 28-12 overall, while... Read more →


ROWAN SOFTBALL HOSTS KEAN UNIVERSITY IN THE FIRST ROUND OF NJAC CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT

GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan University softball team hosts Kean University in the first round of the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Championship Tournament on Tuesday, April 30 at 4 p.m. The Profs (35-5) are the top seed in the conference tournament while the Cougars (24-5-1) are seeded sixth. In the... Read more →


Obituary: Florence "Frinjie" Perino, age 94, of Haddon Heights

PERINO Florence “Frinjie” A. (nee Tingar), Age 94, of Haddon Heights, NJ, was called home peacefully in her sleep by the Lord on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at home. Born in Bethlehem PA, Mrs. Perino had resided in Haddon Heights for 61 years. She was the beloved wife of the late... Read more →


THREATS TO BURLINGTON COUNTY COLLEGE EMPLOYEES BEING INVESTIGATED BY LAW ENCORCEMENT OFFICIALS

April 29, 2013 press release MOUNT HOLLY – Law enforcement officials are investigating threats that were made to a group of Burlington County College employees who work at the physical education center at the school’s Pemberton Township campus. The threats, which were non-specific in nature, were sent to the personal cell... Read more →


10 Myths About Obamacare Medicaid Expansion

from Heritage Foundation – by Alvene Senger - As Obamacare Medicaid expansion is being debated in the states, many myths are being perpetuated by its advocates. Here, Heritage provides the research to debunk such myths: 1. Myth: Expanding Medicaid is “free money” for the states. Reality: The expansion adds an estimated... Read more →


PHILADELPHIA : Suspect Wanted for Aggravated Assault in the 22nd District [VIDEO]

CRIME ALERTS The Philadelphia Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect (pictured) for an aggravated assault in Stanton. On April 17, 2013 at 8:00 pm, the complainant, a 20 year-old male, was involved in a verbal altercation with an unknown male on the 1700 block of Diamond... Read more →


CHEFS’ FOR PAWS DINNER | cnbnews.net

Celebrity Chefs Showcase Culinary Talents for Annual Fundraiser WHAT: On Monday, June 24th, 2013 starting at 6:00pm, the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society will host the culinary extravaganza of the year with the 9th Annual Chefs’ for PAWS dinner! Guests will wine and dine at the Lincoln Financial Field – SCA Club... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Hunterdon County Pediatrician Indicted on Fraud Charges

View Indictment April 27, 2013 TRENTON – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced that a Hunterdon County pediatrician has been charged in a state grand jury indictment for allegedly stealing more than $73,000 by overbilling the Medicaid program. Ibilola Ighama-Amegor, M.D., 51, of Hampton, was charged yesterday (April 25) with 17... Read more →


Philly Techno Week Shares Link with Gloucester City | cnbnews.net

by Dawn Watson (cnbnews.net) PHILADELPHIA PA-- Philadelphia made history recently when a giant Pong game was played on the face of the Circa Centre. Dr Frank Lee, a Drexel University game-design professor was touted as the creator and inspiration of the event. Techies, both old and young stood for hours on... Read more →


New Jersey Number 29, Dog Nappers Active, South Jerseyans of the Year Named, What is a Norcrat? Et Cetera, Renewal Fuel Video

CNBNEWS TIPS AND SNIPPETS BY BILL CLEARY (cnbnews.net)NJ COMES IN AT No. 29--The American Lung Association released its annual “State of the Air” report this week. It ranks the air quality in counties and regional areas by analyzing the ozone and particle pollution and assigning each day a measure from good... Read more →


May 1st – May 5th – Veteran/Military/First Responder/Patriot

LOCAL UPCOMING EVENTS – West Point Society of Philadelphia Luncheon – 5/1/2013 The West Point Society is an inclusive Society for those future, past and present Servicemen and women and those that support our military and West Point's treasured values of Duty, Honor and Country. From 11:30 to 12:00 is networking... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Christie Administration awards 12 Urban Youth Corps Grants

press release to community and civic organizations Beautification projects support NJDOT Clean Up NJ campaign (Trenton) – The Christie Administration today announced 12 Urban Youth Corps grants that will enable municipal and community organizations to provide employment opportunities to hundreds of young adults as they develop and carry out projects to... Read more →


American Heroes: Four Airmen Die in MC12 Aircraft Crash near Kandahar Airfield

DOD Identifies Air Force Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of four airmen who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died April 27, near Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, in the crash of an MC-12 aircraft. The cause of the crash is under investigation, however initial reporting indicates there was... Read more →


Additional Arrests/Guns Added to Central Jersey Heroin Bust | cnbnews.net

APRIL 26, 2013 North Brunswick, N.J. - On Wednesday April 24, troopers and detectives from the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office recovered two more handguns, and made an arrest after a search warrant was executed at a storage unit connected to a major drug distribution network takedown on Tuesday, April 23. Shannon... Read more →


Masked Burglar Robs Cropwell Pharmarcy

RELEASED APRIL 26, 2013 On Friday, April 16, 2013 at 1:20 am the Evesham Police responded to the Cropwell Pharmacy, located on W. Old Marlton Pike, Marlton for a reported of burglar alarm activation. Responding police officers found that the front glass door was broken and the business appeared to have... Read more →


New Jersey Hall of Fame Nominees Listed, Voting Closes May 3 | cnbnews.net

East Rutherford, NJ, April 8, 2013 – The New Jersey Hall of Fame has announced 51 nominees in five categories – Arts and Entertainment, Sports, Historical, Enterprise (including business and technology), and General. New Jersey Hall of Fame Commission Chairman Bart Oates, captain of the 1986 Super Bowl champion Giants, described... Read more →


NRA: It is critical that you attend these hearings in Trenton and make your voice heard!

New Jersey: State Senate Committee to Hear Testimony on Anti-Gun and Anti-Sportsman Bill Package APRIL 26, 2013--Next week, the New Jersey Senate will be introducing their gun control package. Next Tuesday and Thursday, the New Jersey Senate Law and Public Safety Committee will be hearing testimony on these bills. After sifting... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic, St. Joe-Montvale to meet May 4

Gloucester Catholic will face St. Joseph of Montvale in a South Jersey vs. North Jersey clash that could feature two pitchers projected as early-round selections in June's Major League Baseball draft. The Rams (14-1), No. 1 in The Inquirer's South Jersey rankings and No. 1 in New Jersey in the Newark... Read more →


Lackawanna County police chief arrested

April 25, 2013 HARRISBURG - A police chief in Lackawanna County was arrested today by agents from the Attorney General's Office. He is accused of intimidating a witness, and instructing a victim or witness to withhold information from law enforcement. Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane identified the defendant as James Romano,... Read more →