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June 2013

Westville Resident Competing in 2013 Army Reserve Best Warrior Event |

story by Cpl. Charlotte Fitzgerald Cpl. Charlotte Fitzgerald Spc. Russell Williams, a Westville, N.J., native and member of the 108th Training Command, loads his ammunition as he prepares to qualify with his M4 rifle for the 2013 Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition on June 26 at Fort McCoy, Wis.. FORT MCCOY, Wis. – To say his road to success has been tough, would almost be an understatement. Nevertheless, this Westville, N.J., native has managed to remain in high spirits as he continues to compete in the 2013 Army Reserve Best Warrior. Spc. Russell Williams, a member of the 108th Training... Read more →

Zimmerman Acquittal to Cause Race Riots? |

Social unrest will “dwarf the Rodney King and the Martin Luther King riots In an article entitled, America Will See Its Worst Race Riot Yet This Summer, Crime File News’ Paul Huebl remarks that the case against Zimmerman should never have been filed in the first place and that when the trial inevitably collapses with Zimmerman’s acquittal, “I fully expect organized race rioting to begin in every major city to dwarf the Rodney King and the Martin Luther King riots of past decades.” Huebl is a licensed private detective and a former Chicago police officer. “If you live in a... Read more →

Camden County Weekly News (released June 28, 2013)

Seal of Camden County, New Jersey (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Save The Date for Camden County’s 4H Fair August 2-4 Come to the Camden County 4H Fair and bring your family and friends for a day loaded with 4H events, live entertainment, fair food and so much more! If you like barrel racing and horse demonstrations, pony rides, giant hamster ball rides, face painting, speed pitch baseball, fair food from hot dogs to funnel cakes and kettle corn, live music from country, jazz and pop groups and Mainstage Performers, come to the Camden County 4H Fair at Miller Farms, 134 N.... Read more →


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Your Money: $10 Million Predevelopment Loan Fund For Affordable Rental Housing

Trenton, NJ (June 27,2013) – The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) and its affiliate the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority (NJRA) today announced the creation of the Predevelopment Fund for Affordable Rental Housing. The new initiative, supported through federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery funds, will provide financing to help nonprofit developers revitalize Sandy-affected areas by covering the predevelopment costs associated with the redevelopment of properties that are currently considered unsafe, underutilized, or in foreclosure. “Superstorm Sandy was an additional blow to the economic vitality of a number of already hard-hit communities,” said DCA Commissioner Richard E.... Read more →

Bill to Allow Horse Racing & Wagering on Atlantic City Beach

Burzichelli Bill to Allow for Horse Racing & Wagering on Atlantic City Beach & Wagering At Far Hills Race Meeting Get Final Legislative OK (TRENTON) – Legislation Assembly Democrat John Burzichelli sponsored to further promote Atlantic City by allowing it to host betting on horse races on the beach this October was approved 74-0 Thursday by the Assembly, giving it final legislative approval. The bill (A-4149) would authorize the New Jersey Racing Commission to grant a special permit – to permit holders in good standing authorized to conduct running races - to hold or conduct a special running race meeting... Read more →


Pennsylvania Game Commission logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) New online feature helps with locating, exploring state game lands. HARRISBURG – Looking to spend some time outdoors, but don’t know where to go? A new offering from the Pennsylvania Game Commission might hold the answer. The Game Commission has launched on its website a new Mapping Center that will help users to locate state game lands and other hunting grounds, view topography and aerial photos for tracts, and even find a place to park when they arrive. Those searching for outdoor-recreation opportunities can search by game lands number, county, region or wildlife... Read more →


LOOKING AHEAD TO THE ARCHDIOCESAN FINANCIAL REPORT The wife of a friend once quipped that there’s not much sizzle or romance in balancing a check book – but try feeding the kids if you can’t. I’ve never forgotten her words. No sensible adult goes very long without paying close attention to the finances of his or her own family. And for good reason: Without the necessary resources, no family survives. If a family has financial problems, it needs to know why. That requires accurate information, no matter how complex and sobering, so the problems can be fixed. So it is... Read more →


JUNE 30, 2013 CAMDEN CITY NJ--Two women, both in their 20’s, were shot in their stomachs early this morning on the Camden waterfront, according to Action News, WPVI Philadelphia. The victims were taken to Cooper University Hospital in critical condition. Authorities said the incident occurred around 3:30 a.m. Sunday in the parking lots behind Campbell's Field, hours after Cirque du Soleil ended their performance. It was also near the Susquehanna Bank Center where a Dave Matthews Band concert was held. Police told Action News there was a group of people partying in the parking lots close to the Delaware River... Read more →

Consumer Bureau Orders Refunds for Troops After Faulty Car Loans

By Karen Parrish American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, June 27, 2013 - About 50,000 service members will get refunds averaging $100 -- though some will be far higher --- after an enforcement action involving auto loans that Consumer Financial Protection Bureau officials announced today. The bureau is ordering U.S. Bank and one of its nonbank partners, Dealers Financial Services, to return about $6.5 million to service members across the country, CFPB Director Richard Cordray told reporters during a conference call today. "We've determined that the companies developed a joint program that engaged in deceptive marketing and lending practices while providing... Read more →


By Julie Appleby KHN Staff Writer JUN 28, 2013 This KHN story was produced in collaboration with and Gail Harriman’s health insurance costs rose four times in just over two years, from $550 a month to $1,171, an amount “more than my mortgage.” But when the self-employed San Francisco resident tried to switch insurers, she was rejected because of a minor health problem. Harriman, 60, is among the estimated 15 million Americans who buy their own insurance and face far bigger hurdles getting and keeping it than those with job-based coverage. “Most people who work for a company have absolutely... Read more →

Fourth Annual Teen Video Contest and Festival @ Voorhees Library

Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 Deadline VOORHEES, N.J. – June 27, 2013– The Voorhees branch of the Camden County Library System is holding its fourth annual summer video contest for teens that will culminate in a Teen Video Festival on Tuesday, August 20, 2013. Along with the festival’s judges, the contestants, their families, friends and the general public are welcome to attend and view all the submissions by the teen film makers at this ‘Red Carpet Event’. The deadline for submissions is Friday, August 16, 2013. A video must be suitable for an audience of all ages – in other words... Read more →

Congressman Andrews: Consumers Saved $3.9 Billion on Premiums in 2012 Due to the Affordable Care Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.(June 27) – Today, Congressman Andrews announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently reported that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has saved consumers $3.9 billion on their health care premiums last year. Accoring to the report, 220,010 New Jersey residents will receive $10,768,382 in rebates from insurance companies this summer, an average of $104 per family. Under the ACA, insurers must spend at least 80 cents of every premium dollar collected on patient care and quality improvement. This rule, known as the “80/20” rule, further states that if insurers spend more than 20 percent... Read more →

Gennady Golovkin defends titles Saturday, June 29, 2013 Associated Press LEDYARD, Conn. -- Undefeated German middleweight Gennady Golovkin stopped English challenger Matthew Macklin in the third round Saturday night to successfully defend his WBA and IBO titles. Golovkin improved to 27-0 with his 24th knockout and 14th in a row, using a left hand to the body to flatten Macklin (29-5) 1:22 into the third. Golovkin dominated the first two rounds, landing several hard combinations. Golovkin has made five successful title defenses and hasn't gone the distance in a fight since June 2008 against Amar Amari in an eight-round bout. Macklin has lost... Read more →

Camden County Police Arrest Two Suspects Carrying Handguns/

On Friday, June 28, at 11:46 p.m. Camden County Police Department Sgt. William Frett was flagged down by a resident at 7th and Elm streets in North Camden about a white male nearby carrying a gun. Sgt. Frett quickly located the suspect, who attempted to flee, and detained him. Michael Winkler, 31, of Parkesburg, Pa., was found to be in possession of a loaded, .40 caliber Taurus handgun. Winkler was charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and remanded to the Camden County Jail. In an unrelated incident, Camden County Police Department Officer Romelia Villegas-Diaz stopped a vehicle at Broadway... Read more →

AMERICAN HERO: Sgt. Justin R. Rogers, 25, of Barton, N.Y/

English: Combat Service Identification Badge of the 101st Airborne Division (Photo credit: Wikipedia) DoD Identifies Army Casualty/JUNE 29, 2013 The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Sgt. Justin R. Rogers, 25, of Barton, N.Y., died June 28, in Bagram, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident currently under investigation. He was assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. Related articles American Heroes: Four Soldiers Die June 18 from Indirect Fire in Bagram, Afghanistan | cnbnews American Hero: Spc. Javier Sanchez Jr., 28, of... Read more →


PRESS RELEASE JUNE 28 MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. -- Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced today that the former treasurer of the Pemberton First Aid and Emergency Squad was indicted on charges of stealing funds and also ordering equipment for personal use that was paid for with the organization’s money. Brandon T. Morrison, (PHOTO) age 22, of 127 New Road, Tabernacle, N.J., was indicted on one count of Official Misconduct (Second Degree), Theft by Deception (Third Degree), Elements of Computer Theft (Third Degree), Wrongful Impersonation (Third Degree) and Misapplication of Entrusted property (Third Degree). The alleged thefts occurred between February... Read more →

John Paff: Court Rules Egg Harbor must disclose police report regarding "asleep at the wheel" cop

In a twenty-three page opinion issued on June 25, 2013, Atlantic County Superior Court Assignment Judge Julio L. Mendez ruled that the public is allowed to see a report written by Egg Harbor Township Police Sergeant Michael Hughes soon after Northfield Police found an off-duty Egg Harbor Township officer named Jeffrey Lancaster asleep behind the wheel of his personal vehicle during the early morning hours of February 27, 2011. Judge Mendez's opinion and order are on-line here and background on the lawsuit is on-line here. Judge Mendez found that since there was no internal affairs investigation pending at the time... Read more →

Roy Crawford Sentenced to 8 Year Prison Term for Distribution of CDS/

Roy L. Crawford III (DOB 4/15/75), of 14 Burich La., Bridgeton NJ was sentenced today (6/28) to eight years in New Jersey state prison after pleading guilty to a second degree charge of distribution of a controlled dangerous substance. Superior Court Judge Walter L. Marshall Jr. said Crawford will be ineligible for parole for the first 3 1//2 years of his prison term. In sentencing, the judge cited Crawford’s criminal record which includes several narcotics and weapons convictions dating to 1994 and two attempted murder convictions, the most recent in Bridgeton in 2000 resulting in a 15-year prison sentence with... Read more →

Lawrence Aberle 3rd Pleads Guilty/cnbnews

press release JUNE 28 2013--Lawrence Aberle 3rd (DOB 9/25/86), formerly of the Campus Crossing Apartments in Glassboro NJ, has pleaded guilty to charges of risking widespread damage and receiving stolen property in connection with a 6/24/10 fire in his unit and discovery of a stolen laptop computer in his possession on 3/22/10. Under pleas negotiated with Assistant Gloucester County Prosecutors Margaret Cipparrone and Bryant Flowers, Aberle would be sentenced to 18 months in state prison, consecutive to a four-year state prison sentence he is currently serving on a violation of probation. Accepting the pleas Thursday, (6/28), Superior Court Judge Walter... Read more →

Gloucester County Prosecutors Office Arrest Six on Outstanding Warrants/

(June 28, 2013)--Officers of the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office fugitive unit this week arrested five men and one woman who had outstanding warrants involving charges for burglary, assaulting a law enforcement officer, theft and narcotics possession. Taken into custody 6/25 was Erving D. Davis (10/18/69), of National Park, at his residence, on a bench warrant for failing to appear at a pre-arraignment conference on a narcotics possession charge. Also arrested 6/25/ was Christopher Bender (DOB 10/11/89), of Sewell, at his residence, on a warrant for failing to appear for sentencing on a shoplifting charge. The other four arrests were on... Read more →

Judge Rules Valerie G. Niessner will Remain in Jail on Murder Charges

(June 28, 2013)--Following a hearing today, Superior Court Judge Walter L. Marshall Jr. found probable cause to hold Valerie G. Niessner (DOB 2/12/66), of Sewell NJ on all charges filed in connection with the murder of 54-year-old Joseph McConnell in his Franklinville NJ home, where his body was found on 3/31/13. Niessner and three codefendants remain jailed in default of bail on charges of murder, robbery, criminal restraint, aggravated assault and burglary. Neissner’s bail is $1 million. In the probable cause hearing requested by Niessner’s attorney, Senior Assistant Gloucester County Prosecutor presented the testimony of Det. Harry Castaner of the... Read more →

Macklin banking on experience

June 28, 2013 Matthew Macklin takes a 29-4 record into his fight with Gennady Golovkin. Updated Jun 28, 2013 5:41 PM ET Kazakhstan’s hard-punching knockout machine Gennady Golovkin is being hailed by many as one of the future stars of boxing, and his explosive finishes have done nothing to diminish those opinions. But Ireland’s Matthew Macklin (29-4, 20 knockouts) will look to put an end to the hype when he faces Golovkin on Saturday night in Mashantucket, Conn., (HBO, 9:45 p.m. ET). This is seen as a step up in opposition for the WBA and IBO middleweight champion Golovkin (26-0,... Read more →

Two Seeing Eye Dogs Neck & Neck for Hero Dog Award! /

The American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™ were created in 2010 to celebrate Sergeant Major Jesse Acosta (US Army) smiles in his dress blues with his German shepherd Charlie. the remarkable bond between dogs and people. This annual national competition searches out and recognizes America's Hero Dogs in eight categories of service, including the guide dog category. Each week the top dogs in each category are posted and two Seeing Eye dogs, Charlie, the German shepherd, and Jingles, the black Labrador and golden retriever cross, have been taking the top two spots! As this issue of On the Move goes... Read more →

Authorities arrest suspect in Millburn video beating |

Julia Terruso/The Star-Ledger June 28, 2013 6:05:00 PM EDT EDITOR'S NOTE: Graphic video shows a home invasion in Millburn where a man brutally beats a young mother while her 3-year-old watched. Authorities are looking for 42-year-old Shawn Custis, charged in the home invasion robbery and beating of a Millburn mother caught on the family's nanny camera.Essex County Prosecutor's Office MILLBURN — The man wanted in connection with last Friday’s home invasion and savage beating of a Millburn mother that was captured on a nanny cam and broadcast nationwide was arrested yesterday in Manhattan, authorities said. Shawn Custis, 42, was captured... Read more →

Raising Bayonne by Gabriel Schoenfeld, City Journal

bayonne bridge as seen from staten island (Photo credit: Wikipedia) GABRIEL SCHOENFELD A strangling bridge is being modernized just in time. But neither Ammann nor his contemporaries anticipated the future of commerce. In particular, they didn’t foresee the “containerization” revolution, in which ships stacked high with containers would ply the ports of the world. And therein lies the problem with the Bayonne Bridge: it’s too low. At high tide, its roadway sits a mere 151 feet above the water. Already, some of the larger container vessels—which rise 175 feet or more above the waterline—cannot clear it and must wait until... Read more →


June 28,2013 MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced today that two high-ranking members of a Burlington County street gang were indicted for killing two rivals and attempting to kill a third during a violent outburst in 2008. Terrek Parker, (LEFT PHOTO) age 27, of Babcock Lane in Willingboro, New Jersey and Eric D. Williams, (RIGHT PHOTO) age 29, of Midvale Lane in Willingboro, New Jersey were indicted on two counts of Murder (First Degree), one count of Conspiracy (to commit murder) (First Degree), one count of Criminal Attempt Murder (First Degree), one count of Gang... Read more →

Camden County Library Lists Events for August at Voorhees Branch

VOORHEES, N.J. – Calendar of Events Listings for August 2013 at Voorhees organized by age groups Camden County Library System VOORHEES BRANCH Call for registration at Voorhees (856-772-1636) or register online at Adult and Family Programs August 2013 Camden County Library Summer Music Festival All ages Aug. 1, 7 p.m. New Earth Trio - Bass player Charles Williams, pianist Charles Davis and drummer Abe Speller offer contemporary music and modern style against the smooth backdrop of classic American music. The trio will play their special brand of soft jazz at the Voorhees branch library. First Friday Open Mic Poetry... Read more →

Pet Tip of the Week: Emotions Travel Down the Leash (

by Dawn Watson ( Have you ever noticed that, when you are in a hurry or stressed, your dog seems to be more needy than usual? Suddenly, Fido needs to go outside, cries to be petted, or brings you his favorite toy. That is because emotions travel down the leash! If you are the pack leader, your dog picks up on your energy level and emotions. He can “read” your stress and is attempting to calm your behavior. Think, for a moment, about pack hierarchy. If dogs are truly descended from wolves there are still some wolf-like behaviors remaining in... Read more →


Rowan University (Photo credit: Wikipedia) GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan University baseball coaching staff and members of the team will host a two-day camp on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 20 and 21. The sessions will take place at the University’s baseball complex adjacent to Bunce Hall. The camp will run each day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The rain date is scheduled for Thursday, August 22. Students in grades 9-12 in the fall of 2013 are eligible to participate. The camp is designed to offer each player a chance to perform in front of... Read more →

Walk for the Wounded Saturday, September 5

English: Boardwalk at Ocean City, New Jersey Deutsch: Boardwalk in Ocean City, New Jersey (Photo credit: Wikipedia) OCEAN CITY HOME BANK AND OPERATION FIRST RESPONSE REACH MILESTONE WITH 5TH ANNUAL WALK FOR THE WOUNDED SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 Ocean City, NJ – June 27, 2013 – Four years have passed since Ocean City Home Bank President Steve Brady offered to organize a Walk for the Wounded on the Boardwalk in Ocean City, New Jersey. The first Walk took place in the fall of 2009, and it has been held each year thereafter, raising more than $200,000 for Operation First Response, a... Read more →

Rodger W. Maro, Church Organist for Various Parishes in South Jersey |

Rodger W. Maro Age 73. Of Cherry Hill. Formerly of Lindenwold On June 23, 2013. Age 73. Of Cherry Hill. Formerly of Lindenwold. In the loving care of his children: Corinne M. Maro and Carlo and his wife Tami Maro.Cherished grandfather of Dominique Speca, Jonah P. Maro and Dante S. Speca. Rodger was born in Camden City and raised at 4th and Chestnut Streets in Camden. He was a former parishioner of Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Parish in South Camden. He was a graduate of Camden Catholic High School in Camden City. He was a longtime resident of Cherry... Read more →

Burlington County’s ‘Shop Burlington County First’ Campaign

Comes to Bordentown City July 9th ‘Buy Local’ Shared Service Will Promote Burlington County Shops & Services Burlington County Freeholder Director Joe Donnelly announced today that the second of three ‘Shop Burlington County First’ informational sessions will be held Tuesday, July 9th in Bordentown City. The initiative is a joint collaboration with the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders and their regional partners, the Burlington County Bridge Commission and the Burlington County Chamber of Commerce. Freeholder Director Donnelly encourages businesses and the public to attend and learn more about the County’s new “buy local” initiative, Shop Burlington County First, designed... Read more →

Pennsylvania AG Take Action to Protect Consumers Against 'Cramming'

June 26, 2013 HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane took action this week to protect consumers who have been getting ripped off on their cell phone bills. She joined with other attorneys general in sending a letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), warning about a practice known as "mobile cramming." Mobile cramming refers to the placing of unauthorized third-party charges on mobile phone bills. Millions of dollars are taken from people in this way, often without their ever knowing it. The charges usually range from $9.95 to $24.95 per month. They appear out of the blue on phone... Read more →

Black Conservatives Discuss "Star Witness" Testimony as Zimmerman Trial Progresses

Washington, DC (June 28,2013)- In the trial of George Zimmerman, the so-called "star witness" for the prosecution, Rachel Jeantel, ended two days of testimony. Members of the Project 21 black leadership network are commenting. Jeantel, a friend of Martin since elementary school, spent several hours on the phone and texted with Martin on the day of this death, including during the moments before the altercation with Zimmerman that ended in Martin's death. In the long cross-examination, Jeantel was reported by the Miami Herald to be "annoyed and confused" during portions of the questioning. She was also caught in several lies.... Read more →


June 28, 2013 – Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced today that a Hainesport man has been indicted for fatally striking a 16-year-old boy with his sport utility vehicle while the youth was walking along the Mount Holly Bypass on May 25, 2012. Kevin Voorhees, age 53, (PHOTO) of Creek Road in Hainesport, New Jersey, was indicted on one count of Aggravated Manslaughter (First Degree), Vehicular Homicide (Second Degree), Knowingly Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident Resulting in Death (Second Degree) and Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Third Degree). The indictment was returned June 25. An... Read more →

Police Investigating Homicide in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY (June 28,2013) A Ventnor man was fatally stabbed in Atlantic City late last night, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced. At approximately 11:30pm, Atlantic City Police responded to a 911 call in regards to a male collapsed in the street at the intersection of Texas and Pacific Avenues. Upon arrival, police discovered Oscar O. Mendez, 28, lying in the street. In trying to determine the victim’s condition, police discovered that he had been stabbed. The victim was transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus, where he was pronounced dead a short time later. This homicide is... Read more →

TIPS AND SNIPPETS: Political Cronyism Alive in Deptford Township, Et Cetera

BY BILL CLEARY The South Jersey Times wrote a scathing editorial, today, June 28, about political cronyism using former Deptford Township School Board President, Walter Berglund, as an example. According to the newspaper, Berglund resigned from his school board position in May 2012. Six months later he was hired as supervisor of building and grounds for the Deptford Township Schools at a starting salary of $89,000, plus pension, benefits and tenure. Come to find out, Berglund didn’t have the necessary credentials for the position. Berglund is a former Deptford Democrat councilman and a fixture in Deptford politics for decades.... Read more →

Burlington County Logo Contest Winners Announced |

Hundreds of County High School Students Entered Designs For New County Logo Burlington County Freeholder Director Joe Donnelly awarded the winner of the County Logo Contest last night with a certificate and a $250 gift card first place prize sponsored by the Moorestown Mall. The winner, Emily Amey a high school senior from Burlington Township, joined Freeholder Donnelly at the Board’s first ‘road show’ public meeting in the Burlington Township Municipal Building. The finalists and semi-finalists of the logo contest were announced at a ceremony on June 7th hosted by the Moorestown Mall. All of the logos were displayed at... Read more →


Floyd Mayweather Tickets On Sale: Announces Tickets For Boxer's Upcoming Bout has a wide selection of Floyd Mayweather tickets on sale for the popular boxer's upcoming bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena. The fight is happening on September 14, and the famous boxer's opponent will be Canelo Alvarez. MILWAUKEE, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The fight is going to be significant as the American boxer remains currently undefeated in the professional ranks. He has won an impressive eight world titles and is a five-division world champ. Sports fans will want to be at MGM Grand Garden Arena on... Read more →


Winslow Township announces that all General Offices will be closed Thursday, July 4, 2013 in observance of Independence Day. Curbside trash and recycling materials normally picked up on Thursday, July 4, will be picked up on Friday, July 5, and curbside trash and recycling materials normally picked up on Friday, July 5 will be picked up on Saturday, July 6. Your cooperation is sincerely appreciated. Thank you, Winslow Township Read more →

Attention Tabernacle Township Residents

TABERNACLE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING (Posted on 6/27/13) Notice is hereby given that the Tabernacle Township Board of Fire Commissioners will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 8:00PM. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the election. The meeting will be held in the meeting room of the Medford Farms Volunteer Fire Company located at Route 206 and Hawkin Road. CANCELLATION NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION JULY 6, 2013 (Posted on 6/27/13) The Tabernacle Township Board of Fire Commissioners has cancelled the Special election scheduled for Saturday, July 6, 2013 due... Read more →

OBITUARY: Joann M. Unger, of Gloucester City, age 71 |

JOANN M. UNGER Age 71. Of Gloucester City Suddenly, On June 21, 2013. Age 71. Of Gloucester City. Survived by many devoted caregivers and friends. Burial will be private. There will be no services. Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of Joann M. Unger. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through:McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

Two Plead to Robbing Westville NJ Couple

June 27, 2013 Christopher Hyatt (DOB 8/21/93), of 110 Andaloro Way, Westville, and Roberto Mercado (DOB 12/18/91), of 118 No. 27th St., Camden pleaded guilty today (6/27) to the robbery of an elderly couple in their Westville home on 10/26/12. Under terms of a plea agreement, Assistant Gloucester County Prosecutor Bryant Flowers will recommend that Hyatt, who also pleaded guilty to another robbery and a burglary, be sentenced to eight years in New Jersey state prison and that he served 85 percent of the term before he is eligible for parole. The recommendation for Mercado will be five years in... Read more →

Friends of Degenhardts Restaurant Reminisce

WOODBURY NJ--Ten years ago, Degenhardt’s Restaurant, North Black Horse Pike, Mount Ephraim, closed down after a two decades of serving meals to customers from the South Jersey, Philadelphia area. On weekends the restaurant held a dance in the evening hosted by disc jockey’s like Jerry “The Geator” Blavat, Lou Costello and Billy from Philly. Recently some of those patrons gathered at Nicholosi’s Catering in Woodbury to reminisce about the good times they had at those DJ BILLY FROM PHILLY dances. Over 450 people attended the June 14 reunion. One of those in attendance was Skip Zirbser. “Fifth teen years ago... Read more →

Deadbeat’ Parents Three-Day Sweep Nets 48

More Than $997,324.27 Owed In Court-Ordered Child Support Burlington County Sheriff Jean E. Stanfield announced that 48 individuals were arrested for failure to pay a total of more than $997,324.27 in court-ordered child support during a raid executed this week by law enforcement officers from throughout the County. “This has been the most successful raid so far,’’ Stanfield said. “We appreciate the cooperation we received from the police departments: Burlington City PD, Pemberton PD, Willingboro PD, Palmyra PD, Cinnaminson PD, Westampton PD, Burlington Township PD, Mount Holly PD, Riverside PD and Burlington County Central Communications.” The ‘sweep’ began last Tuesday... Read more →


DEP COMMISSIONER MARTIN ISSUES ORDER TO PROTECT ENVIRONMENT AFTER GOVERNOR CHRISTIE SIGNS ENABLING LEGISLATION (13/P67) TRENTON - Acting on an order issued by Commissioner Bob Martin, teams of Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) engineers and inspectors today seized control of the Fenimore Landfill in Roxbury Township, Morris County, launching an emergency remediation project to protect the environment by controlling substances and odors emanating from the site. This action comes after Governor Christie this morning signed legislation enabling the DEP to take control of old legacy landfills that pose an imminent threat to the environment. The Fenimore Landfill has plagued surrounding... Read more →

Author Michael Wood: Apostle Paul’s Writings Defend Homosexuals

Saint Paul with a Scroll and a Sword. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Michael Wood, author of “Pauline Paradoxes Decoded”, says newly clarified meanings of key words used in Bible pave way for more churches to embrace homosexual members MIAMI, Fla. /June 26/ -- For the past 10 years, cryptographer Michael Wood, designer of the unbreakable REDOC-II encryption system, has been using his decoding skills to help biblical scholars more accurately decipher the first-century meanings of words and symbols used by the New Testament authors. His most recent findings are convincing a growing number of biblical scholars and theologians that many of... Read more →

Congressional Sportsman Foundation News Update

ON CAPITOL HILL Brighter Future for Gulf Coast Anglers In a step to enhance recreational fishing in the Gulf of Mexico, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Director Jim Watson signed a new Interim Policy Document (IPD) regarding the conversion of decommissioned oil and gas platforms into artificial reefs, also known as "Rigs to Reef" policy. This policy replaces... Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act On Monday, June 3, Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC) member Representative Duncan Hunter and CSC Vice-Chair Tim Walz sent out a Dear Colleague letter seeking original cosponsors for the Target Practice and Marksmanship Training... Read more →

Beware of The Tick |

English: Logo of the . (Photo credit: Wikipedia) On this page: Number Diagnosed Risks and Symptoms Different kinds of ticks present in the U.S. may be infected with bacteria, viruses and parasites that can be transmitted to people and cause at least 10 diseases. While there are treatments approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), prevention is the easiest, cheapest and most effective approach to combat these serious, sometimes fatal diseases. Some disease-bearing ticks are the size of a poppy seed. Steps to prevent infection include: When walking in grassy, wooded areas that are tick-prone, use an insecticide that... Read more →