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April 2013

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 games that will be hosted at Kean. The Roadrunners dropped a 6-1 decision to William Paterson University. The Cougars (31-8) used a three-run fifth... 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 because of your participation, Our Smokies Our Future (OSOF) is all but dead. A special thanks goes to two instrumental members of the steering... Read more →


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 the winner’s bracket of the tournament and will face second-seeded Montclair State University (38-3) at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 3. The weekend portion... 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 dear sister of Michael Nealon (Vonnie), Catherine McKeever (James), Julie Edwards (Wayne), Patricia Carr (Michael), Noreen Renzi (Michael), Thomas Nealon (Joyce), Christine Pastuzak (Andrew)... Read more →

South Jersey Student-Athletes in the News

Gloucester High's Austin Darrow Baseball Player of the Week | 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, walking two and striking out ten. He ranks second in area in K's. Side note: according to in the entire State Austin ranks... 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 New York City called for changes that would give the government even more power to pry into our private lives; last week documents turned... Read more →


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 of the Week, the league office announced today. Hayward has been selected for meets competed Apr. 22-28 after once again breaking her own school... 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) put a hold on the confirmation of prospective Energy Secretary Ernest J. Moniz on Tuesday until Moniz or the Obama administration gives him 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 cellar. When he was eventually discovered, he was taken to an animal rescue center and under their care his paws healed to rounded stumps.... 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 Louis Perino for 59 years whom she dated for 4 years prior to their marriage on an Army base during WWII. Loving mother of... 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 $638 billion in new government spending from 2013–2023. New spending at the federal or state level is reckless in light of the country’s trillion... 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 Star-Ledger rankings, will meet the Green Knights (9-0) at 6 p.m. May 4 at Provident Bank Park in Pomona, N.Y. The date and time... Read more →


ARCHBISHOP CHAPUT'S WEEKLY COLUMN: Some stories, no matter how unsettling, just can't be ignored - even when some people are determined to look away. The murder trial of Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell will soon go to jury. And like every other criminally accused person under the law, Gosnell is innocent until proven guilty. Whatever the verdict though, there's no ambiguity about the kind of business he ran at his West Philadelphia "Women's Medical Center" -... Read more →

Three Run First Inning Lifts Explorers to 5-4 Victory Over VCU

April 27, 2013 Box Score Box Score (PDF) PHILADELPHIA – The La Salle baseball team took an early 3-0 lead and held on to defeat VCU, 5-4, on Saturday afternoon at Hank DeVincent Field. Sophomore Justin Korenblatt went 3-for-4 with two RBI at the plate and senior Pat Christensen tossed 2.1 scoreless innings in relief, earning his tenth save of the season. The Blue and Gold (20-20, 13-4 A-10) jumped out to an early 3-0... Read more →


Gloucester High's senior captain Thomas O'Donnell at the plate-- photo credit Bruce Darrow GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--On Friday, April 26, the Gloucester City High School's baseball team dropped another heartbreaker 3 - 0 to Gloucester County Insitute of Technology as Lion's senior Steve Bobo pitched 7 strong innings. The Cheetahs first run came off a Lion's miscue in the first and that was all they needed in their win. The Lions have been held without a... Read more →

CHUCKLES: Indian Mating Season

CHUCKLE SUBMITTED BY GARY M. related category CHUCKLES Two Indians and an Irishman were walking through the woods. All of a sudden one of the Indians ran up a hill to the mouth of a small cave. “Wooooo! Wooooo! Wooooo!” he called into the cave and listened closely until he heard an answering, “Wooooo! Wooooo! Woooooo! He then tore off his clothes and ran into the cave. The Irishman was puzzled and asked the remaining... Read more →

CSF Hosts Breakfast Briefing on Saltwater Fisheries Management

April 24, 2013 (Washington, DC) - This morning, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) was joined by nine members of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC) and representatives of the recreational fishing community at a breakfast briefing on Capitol Hill. The briefing addressed the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA) and highlighted the necessity for enhanced considerations of the value of the marine recreational fishery. The briefing concluded with a specific focus on... Read more →

LETTERS: Faith-leaders in D.C. Pushing for Amnesty

Every week, we go to coalition meetings comprised of outside organizations and Congressional staff. Some leaders of the faith community have been saying that people of strong faith should support Amnesty, claiming it is a biblical mandate. We respect many of these leaders and work with them closely to protect life, traditional marriage, religious freedom, and other vital issues. However, we respectfully disagree with their stance on Amnesty. Scripture is clear on many things, but... Read more →

Hunting and Fishing: Atlantic Sturgeon Research Acoustic Receivers Deployed in Delaware Bay

April 24, 2013 On April 9, 2013, the NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife deployed acoustic receivers in the Delaware Bay to track migration patterns of Atlantic sturgeon. For a second year, 18 receivers have been set in water depths generally less than 20 feet. Those fishing inshore waters may encounter white buoys marked "NJDEP Research". As part of a multi-state collaborative effort, the Division has partnered with several states to develop a multi-year effort... Read more →

Matilda K. “Aunt Til” Reeve, age 94, of Mount Ephraim NJ |

On April 24, 2013. Age 94 (nee Kessler) Of Mt. Ephraim. Formerly of Villas, NJ. Beloved wife of the late Albert L. Reeve. Cherished mother of Alice Jackson (Richard), Loving stepmother of Jean Shearer, Doris Holderby, Shirley Harris (Leon), Albert Reeve, Jr. (Lois), Mary Jane Stetser (Ken), Barbara Holderby, Fred Reeve (Anne), the late Lawrence (Rae), and John Reeve. "Granny" will forever be remembered by Tim Jackson, Kim and Mark Price and their children Natalie,... Read more →

Obituary: Lorenzo A. Sanchez, age 59, of Camden City | cnbnews

SANCHEZ Lorenzo A. On April 24, 2013. Age 59. Of Camden City. Beloved Son of the late Lorenzo A. Montilla and Francisca A. Sanchez – DeAsa. Former Husband of Maria V. Pichardo. Devoted Father of Rosa Maria Sanchez, Lennin Sanchez, Edwin Sanchez, Rosa Sanchez, Ellian A. Sanchez, Lorenzo A. Sanchez, Jr., Vanessa L. Sanchez and Diana L. Sanchez. Loving Companion Evelyn Acevedo. Beloved Grandfather of Edelin Sanchez. Lorenzo was born in Salcedo, Dominican He worked... Read more →

Obituary: Sophia Harris, age 94, of Brooklawn

Mrs. Sophia Harris, age 94, passed away on Good Friday, March 29, 2013, in Selma, Ala. Mrs. Harris is survived by her daughters, Theresa Striedieck (Frederick), and Christine Toughill. Grandchildren;Julianna Hunter, and Steven Toughill (Nikki). Great grandchildren, William C. Cobb, Sarah Toughill, Gabrielle Toughill, and Patrick Toughill, and great-great-grandson, Aaiden Santos.Also cherished niece Marie Alterie. She was also blessed with a dearly loved second family; Stepchildren Leon Harris (Shirley), and Sandra (John). Grandchildren; Leon Harris... Read more →


Gloucester High sophomore John Lindeborn photo credit Bruce Darrow GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--On Wednesday, April 24, 2013, the Gloucester Lions hosted the Glassboro Bulldogs. The game featured a pitching duel between Lions Austin Darrow and Bulldogs Rocco Mazzo. Darrow and Mazzo went inning for inning putting 0 on the board. Mazzo was forced off the mount in 6th while Darrow went the distance. The Lions mounted several threats against Mazzo throughout the game but the Bulldogs... Read more →

Insult to WWII Heroes: Cemetery of British War Victims Destroyed by Muslins in

Once again, another story that wasn't covered in the United States by the main stream media. Sad to say this is the second time muslins in Lybra have descrated a christian cemetery (see June 2012 article)~ CNBNews Insult to WWII heroes: Graves of British soldiers smashed and desecrated by Libyan Islamists in protest over U.S. soldiers' Koran burning | Mail Online A furious mob has desecrated dozens of Commonwealth War Graves in a Libyan cemetery... Read more →

Katie O'Shea, Nick Liscio Honored at Player of the Year Luncheon

PHILADELPHIA PA--Congrats to seniors Katie O'Shea and Nick Liscio on being honored during the 8th Annual Adam Taliaferro Foundation Player of the Year Luncheon at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 16, 2013. The luncheon was hosted by the Eagles and recognized 18 schools from South Jersey that helped raise money for the foundation in 2012-2013. Gloucester Catholic and Williamstown were the co-winners of the annual fund-raising event, and Katie and Nick were... Read more →

Rt 295 South Al Jo curve traffic pattern shift Friday Night

Al Jo's Curve 295 (c) Google Maps As reported in the South Jersey Times, State transportation officials have announced that a major traffic pattern shift on the Interstate 295 southbound Al-Jo Curve ramp under Interstate 76 is expected to be implemented this weekend as part of the Direct Connection project in Bellmawr and Mt. Ephraim Beginning Friday night, contractor PKF Mark III plans to shift both travel lanes on the ramp to the outside, up... Read more →

NJDOT announces Route 30 resurfacing project through Berlin, Clementon and Lindenwold

More than four miles of deteriorated pavement to be improved (Trenton) - The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced a project to resurface more than four miles of Route 30 (White Horse Pike) in both directions from the vicinity of London Avenue in Berlin Borough to just west of Brand Avenue in Lindenwold, Camden County. NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to start preliminary construction activities including site mobilization and sign installation... Read more →

Walter N. Carey Jr., former Coach of Bellmawr Tiger Football and Bellmawr Girls Softball

(June 15, 1941 - April 24, 2013) Walter N. Carey, Jr., on April 24, 2013, of Bellmawr. Age 71. Beloved husband of 50 years of Carol R. (nee Zipf). Devoted father of Janice Carey and Debra Carey-DiClementi and her husband Ron. Loving grandfather of Samantha and Anthony DiClementi. Brother of Judy Bogusz. Mr. Carey was a graduate of St. Joseph’s High School Camden, Class of 1959. He was a former coach of Bellmawr Tiger Football... Read more →


BY CNBNEWS STAFF ( Steve Hindi, the president of SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness (SHARK) sent out a press release on Wednesday that criticizes the Jackson Lab in Maine and Leo Holt, the president of Holt Logistics in Gloucester City for being involved with organizations that they allege are cruel to pigeons and lab mice. From the news release, Leo Holt is the former President of the infamous Philadelphia Gun Club (site of cruel live... Read more →


Marie E. Johnson (September 15, 1918 - April 23, 2013) Marie E. Johnson (nee Nickerson), on April 23, 2013, of Bellmawr. Age 94. Beloved wife of the late Carl R. Devoted mother of Carlene Dott (Richard), Richard J. Johnson (Maria), Etta Keebler (the late Thomas) and Linda Giuliano (Salvatore). Dear sister of Bob Nickerson. Also survived by 11 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Mrs. Johnson was a dedicated employee at Ginsey, Inc. in Bellmawr for... Read more →

Intense, Specialized Training in Young Athletes Linked to Serious Overuse Injuries

Released: 4/16/2013 10:00 AM EDT Embargo expired: 4/19/2013 1:00 PM EDT Source Newsroom: Loyola University Health System more news from this source Newswise — MAYWOOD, Il. - Young athletes who specialize in one sport and train intensively have a significantly higher risk of stress fractures and other severe overuse injuries, even when compared with other injured athletes, according to the largest clinical study of its kind. For example, young athletes who spent more hours per... Read more →

Gloucester Catholic's Mike Shawaryn throws another no-hitter, beats St. Joe's-Metuchen baseball

Scott Chappelear/South Jersey Times April 21, 2013, 9:21:03 PM EDT Gloucester Catholic senior right-hander Mike Shawaryn. The Gloucester Catholic High School baseball team is loaded with top-quality pitching, and senior Mike Shawaryn is its unquestioned leader. He proved why again on Sunday. Shawaryn fired his second no-hitter of the season in four starts, this time walking two and striking out 11 in a 3-0 victory overSt. Joe's-Metuchen at Diamond Nation in Flemington. The Falcons (8-3... Read more →


Members of the Pennsylvania National Guard and other distinguished guests participate in a rededication ceremony for the John F. Hartranft statue at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., April 17, 2013. Hartranft, a Civil War general, was a Medal of Honor recipient who also served as governor of Pennsylvania, and the first commander of what is now the 28th Infantry Division. SOURCE PRESS RELEASE APRIL 22, 2013 Related articles Guard Day at the Capitol Pennsylvania... Read more →

Meandering w/ Mark: Spring arrives at the GCN...New colors and authors are blooming

BY MARK MATTHEWS ( week's Gloucester City News is out, and it brings a few surprises! The most notable being, this issue brings us full-color on 4 pages (front/back/Interior). Well, at least I never noticed it being full color print before. I imagine this is in part due to the recent move to a new printer. Another ongoing surprise, is that each week the Gloucester City News seems to be adding more content, and more... Read more →

Gloucester Catholic Host Spring National Signing Day

2013 Spring National Signing Day for Gloucester Catholic Athletes (27 photos) April 18,2013--GLOUCESTER CITY NJ Congratulations to all of Gloucester Catholic's athletes on their selections of colleges to play sports at in the 2013-2014 school year. A big thanks to all of the families, coaches and friends who were present on April 17 to honor our athletes in the St. Mary's Courtyard during Spring 2013 National Signing Day. Thanks to Mrs. Christine McKenna for taking... Read more →

Obituary: Ronald C. Benckert, age 78, of Collingswood NJ

BENCKERT Ronald C. Surrounded by his loving family, On April 22, 2013. Age 78. Of West Collingswood Heights. Formerly of South Philly. Predeceased by his loving wife of 58 years, Genevieve F. Benckert (nee Petrowski). Loving father of Genevieve F. Benckert (Michael Fioretti). Cherished grandfather of Robert Mai, III, Christina Marie Fareri (Eric) and Ronald Mai. Beloved great grandfather of Julianna and Adrianna Fareri. Ronald was employed as a first class machinist for the Philadelphia... Read more →

Rowan sweeps Rutgers-Camden on Scarlet Raptors’ Senior Day

The doubleheader was the last home date for the Scarlet Raptors, who celebrated Senior Day by honoring seven players: Kaitlyn Gaskill (Pennsville, NJ/Pennsville Memorial), Ashleigh Johnson (Bordentown, NJ/Bordentown Regional), Jackie Leafey (Gloucester City, NJ/Gloucester City), Danielle Meng (Pennsauken, NJ/Pennsauken), Courtney Ray (Gloucester City, NJ/Miami Palmetto, FL), Brittany Sullivan (West Deptford, NJ/Gloucester Catholic) and Christina Tamburrino (Williamstown, NJ/Williamstown). CAMDEN, N.J. (April 23, 2013) – The nationally-ranked Rowan University softball team rallied from a five-run deficit in... Read more →

The Story of the American Lake Veterans Golf Course (includes video)

The American Lake Golf Course is a nine hole golf course with front nine/back nine Tee-Boxes - (Par 35+36=71), operated and maintained by an all volunteer force consisting of grounds crews, maintenance personnel, operations folks, and management personnel. The course is not supported by government funds. Operating and capital costs are paid with annual pass and daily green fee revenues. Mission Statement The American Lake Veterans Golf Course is dedicated to providing, teaching and promoting... Read more →

Bon Jovi fights veteran homelessness with mobile app

In March 2012, Jon Bon Jovi, an American Legion New Jersey Boys State alumnus and famous rock musician, helped the Departments of Veterans Affairs (VA) Center for Innovation and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) launch Project REACH (real-time electronic access for caregivers and homeless) — a mobile app challenge to end homelessness. For the past seven years, Bon Jovi has been actively involved in ending poverty and homelessness as chairman of the Jon Bon Jovi... Read more →

Meandering w/ Mark: SJ Times Cheesesteak Finalists feature Bellmawr and Brooklawn Spots

Carmen's Cheesesteak. Image (C) blog (CNBNews)--The South Jersey Times newspaper has been conducting a contest to find the best cheesteaks in South Jersey. Their approach is to use a reader poll to identify the 2 best sandwiches in 5 regions, and then visit each location for the final showdown. Two very local restaraunts are in the finals representing the Camden/Burlington County region. Gaetano's in Brooklawn, NJ Carmen's Deli in Bellmawr, NJ Carmen's Deli, which... Read more →

College Baseball/Softball Scores for TCNJ

#20 TCNJ SOFTBALL SWEEPS RUTGERS-NEWARK Ewing, NJ... The College of New Jersey softball celebrated senior day in style as they swept a New Jersey Athletic Conference doubleheader from Rutgers-Newark on Tuesday afternoon at Dr. June Walker Field. The 8-0 and 12-7 victories pushed the 20th-ranked Lions record 11-5 in the conference and 24-10 overall. Rutgers-Newark dropped to 8-24 overall and 2-14 in the NJAC. Game 1 TCNJ 8, Rutgers-Newark 0 (5 innings) TCNJ’s seniors gave... Read more →

Joseph "Mongo" Montgomery, age 72, of Woodbury, Services Wednesday, April 24

Funeral services for Joseph J. Montgomery, of Woodbury, will be held on Wednesday, April 24 at the McGuinness Funeral Home, 34 Hunter Street, Woodbury. Mongo lossed his battle with emphezema on April 20 at the age of 72. Joe was born and raised in Philadelphia, on October 17, 1940. He served his country in the Army, and was proud of his Irish and Scottish heritage. An avid Penn State supporter, Joe enjoyed playing football and... Read more →

Santilli leads milestone quest as Raptors top Swarthmore

CAMDEN, N.J. (April 22, 2013) – Senior third baseman John Santilli (Folsom, NJ/St. Joseph-Hammonton) went 3-for-3 to pull within one hit of the 100 career milestone and a pair of other Scarlet Raptors pulled within one of single-season program records as Rutgers University-Camden defeated Swarthmore College, 7-3, in a Senior Night baseball game Monday at Campbell’s Field. The Scarlet Raptors improve to 19-17, while the Garnet falls to 20-14. Rutgers-Camden scored seven runs from the... Read more →


BY CNBNEWS STAFF DRPA UNDER INVESTIGATION...AGAIN--A Philadelphia grand jury is investigating million of dollars of politically connected “economic-development” spending by the Delaware River Port Authority. DRPA chief executive John Matheussen told the Philadelphia Inquirer on April 5, "I can confirm that we have been served with a subpoena by the U.S. Attorney's Office." DRPA, which operates four toll bridges and the PATCO commuter rail line between Philadelphia and South Jersey, spent nearly $500 million over... Read more →

Former Gloucester City Resident Mike Bowe Brings Happy Hour Back to Martini Lounge

press release April 11, 2013 PHILADELPHIA – Mike Bowe, a Philadelphia Radio institution is back with one of his favorite programs in over 40 years on the air. “Happy Hour with Mike Bowe” became a popular feature on WHAT-AM 1340 from 2008 to 2011. Now, Mike Bowe is swinging the doors open again with Happy Hour on Martini Lounge at every Friday from 5 to 7 pm. Listeners can tune in on the website... Read more →

College Softball/Baseball Results for Sunday

Hodgson Hits Grand Slam, Records 5 RBIs in Loss to Dayton April 21, 2013 Box Score 1 | Box Score 2 Game 1 Box (pdf) Game 2 Box (pdf) PHILADELPHIA – The La Salle softball team lost both games in today's conference doubleheader against the Dayton Fliers, 9-6 and 7-1, respectively. The Explorers scored six runs on just four hits in game one, largely due to a grand slam in the fourth from junior Megan... Read more →

Camden County Weekly News released April 19

Hire Our Heroes Job Fair for Veterans on April 25th The Camden County Board of Freeholders, and Office of Veteran Affairs, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, ESGR and The American Legion, and their Camden County Executive Committee, is announcing a Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) job and coaching fair, which is part of a nationwide effort to help veterans and military spouses find meaningful employment. “The Board of Freeholders is very happy to be co-sponsoring the... Read more →

Meandering w/ Mark Matthews: Bellmawr's Sauter Park new playground equipment brings out families

Bellmawr's Sauter Park on Park Drive in the Crescent Park section of town is in the final stages of having new playground equipment installed. Thanks in part to a grant from the Camden County Freeholders plus the hard work of Bellmawr's employees, the project includes tough timber borders, rubber mulch, new climbing equipment, and is positioned to reuse the existing swing frames. On a visit today (4/20/2013) the only things that seemed to remain are... Read more →


Weekly Column (Friday, April 19, 2013) Violence and grief in the Boston area have rightly dominated our news media for the past week. The latest terrorist bloodshed is not at all senseless. It's the work of calculated malice. Innocent people, including children, have paid the price for other people's hatred. Our most important task right now is to pray for the victims and their families. God exists, and God can heal even the worst suffering,... Read more →

[VIDEO] Communist college students hold pro-North Korea regime rallies in New York City

A group of “Communist/Leninist” students hosted two rallies on New York City’s Union Square late last month and last week to support the North Korean regime and denounce U.S. “intimidation” of the communist dictatorial government. "The Korean people are friends to all progressive minded people in the world," shouted Caleb Maupin, the leader or Red Youth, the self-described “Marxist-Leninist” student organization which organized the protest. "They want peace with the United States,” he continued in... Read more →