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August 2013

Mike Tyson: 'I'm on the Verge of Dying'

August 26, 2013 3:57:00 PM EDT In his return to boxing as a promoter, Mike Tyson made shocking revelations about his ongoing battles with addiction during a press conference. This article, Mike Tyson: 'I'm on the Verge of Dying', is syndicated from NewsLook and is posted here with permission. Related articles Mike Tyson Emotionally Confesses He's Been Lying About Sobriety: 'I'm on the Verge of Dying' Mike Tyson: 'I'm On The Verge Of Dying, Because I'm a Vicious Alcoholic' Read more →


CNBNews College Sports Report for Saturday's Events (8/31/13)

ROWAN MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY FINISHES THIRD AT THE SALISBURY FALL CLASSIC SALISBURY, MD – The Rowan University men’s cross country team finished third at the Salisbury Fall Classic on Saturday. The meet was held at Winterplace Park. Rob Rawls (so. Runnemede, NJ/Triton Reg.) was the first Prof to finish the 8K race. He came in third with a time of 25:59.12. Jeff Tauriello (sr. Florham Park, NJ/Hanover Park) came in 14th (26:55.93) and Tim Dole (so. Mantua, NJ/Clearview Reg.) was 18th (27:04.96). Joe Capolino (so. Old Bridge, NJ/Old Bridge) had a 30th place (27:52.96) and Tim Rearden (jr. Burlington, NJ/Burlington... Read more →


Camden County Police Charge Suspect with Assaulting Officer and Pos. of Heroin

press release August 31, 2013/time 5:40pm (Camden, NJ) - Camden County Police arrested a suspect from Runnemede who assaulted an officer while attempting to flee the scene of a motor vehicle stop. At 10:12 a.m. Friday, Officers Michael Lance and Keith Hogle made a traffic stop at 3rd and State streets in North Camden on a car for a motor vehicle infraction. Before the car came to a stop, the officers observed the passenger in the front seat throwing objects out the window. After the car stopped, the officers approached and Officer Hogle asked the front-seat passenger to exit the... Read more →


Obit: Martha W. Williamson, of Gloucester City, age 79/ cnbnews.net

On August 29, 2013. (nee Sweeten) Age 79. Of Gloucester City. Loving daughter of the late Charles J. Sweeten and Martha W. Sweeten (nee Fryer). Beloved wife of 38 years to the late Arthur Thomas “Ott” Williamson, Sr. Cherished mother of Chuck (Barbara) Williamson of Gloucester City, Arthur T. Williamson, Jr. (Marilyn) of Pottstown, PA and Jeff (Donna) Williamson of Gloucester City. Adored grandmother of Pamela (Peter) Brown, Ryan (Alisa) Williamson, Lauren (Jason) Williamson, Meghan (Michael) Emmons, Kelly Williamson, James (Jody) Gillam, Kevin Gillam, Tracy (Steve) Vanderslice and Tina (John) Costello. Dear great-grandmother of 6. Martha was known to all... Read more →


Obituary: Sandra C. Rozet, of Westmont, age 75 / cnbnews.net

On August 24, 2013. Age 75. Of Westmont section of Haddon Township. Formerly of Atlantic City. Loving Daughter of the late Bennett Rozet and Sophie “Dorothy” (nee Zawodna). Dear Sister of the late Michael Rozet. Survived by many cousins. Burial will be private at the request of the family. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Sandra C. Rozet. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City, NJ. Ph:856-456-1142 Read more →


Camden County Upcoming Events and Programs /cnbnews

UPCOMING EVENTS & PROGRAMS: Don’t Miss the Backyard Barbecue this Weekend on the Camden Waterfront The Camden County Board of Freeholders and Verizon present a day of music and more at the Camden Backyard Barbecue on Sunday September 1st, from 1 p.m.-10 p.m. at Wiggins Park on the Camden Waterfront. Performances include jamband superstars Lettuce featuring members of Soulive and Robert Randolph band; The Nigel Hall Band; The Stooges Brass Band from New Orleans and many more. There will be great food and activities for kids and more. Don't miss this great event on the Camden Waterfront!Click here for full... Read more →


Petition | United States Department of Justice: Restore the constitutional rights residents of Camden NJ | Change.org

Petition by Keith Walker Camden, NJ CAMDEN CITY NJ--In 2009, the state of New Jersey and the democrat controlled legislature stripped Camden's residents of their right to elect their local school board. While the voting rights act of 1965 targeted specific areas primarily in the southern United States, the abuse of voters rights in the northern U.S. has gone unnoticed and unchecked.The City of Camden is one of the most impoverished and crime ridden cities in the United States, in 2012 the mayor and city council voted to dissolve the police department. When the residents petitioned to government to have... Read more →


President Obama's Decision on Syria

MEDIA RELEASE August 31, 2013/time 4:55pm Just now, President Obama laid out the case for a targeted military action against Syrian regime targets as a result of their use of chemical weapons that killed over one thousand people -- including hundreds of children. The President also made clear that this would not be an open-ended intervention, and there will be with no American troops on the ground. The President announced he would seek Congressional authorization for the use of force. CNBNEWS POLL" Should the United States take military action against Syria? - See poll box at the top of the... Read more →


CNBNews HUNTING AND FISHING: PENNSYLVANIA CELEBRATES CENTURY OF ELK plus video

VIDEO from 10/16/10 CNBNEWS HUNTING AND FISHING COLUMN Events add to excitement during bugling season, 100th anniversary year. Year after year, Labor Day weekend kicks off a period of increased activity on Pennsylvania’s elk range. As elk begin ramping up their routines ahead of peak bugling season, visitors flock in greater numbers to areas where they can see the wild spectacle unfold. In a typical year, an estimated 75,000 to 100,000 people visit Elk County alone during the two-month span between Labor Day and Halloween. But 2013 isn’t a typical year in regard to Pennsylvania’s elk. Rather, it’s an extraordinary... Read more →


Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament

press release/August 29, 2013 Mark your calendars and get your registrations in now for the Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament! This year's tournament is scheduled for Sunday, October 6 at Island Beach State Park and marks the 22nd year of this popular family event. The tournament offers participants an excellent opportunity to enjoy a fun day of fishing with family and friends. Anglers can also feel great about the use of their registration fees, as all funds raised are used for very worthwhile purposes. These include the purchase of specialized wheelchairs that provide the disabled and elderly beach access, surf fishing... Read more →


MILLION-DOLLAR PRESERVATION OF 130-ACRE TRACT IN HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, CUMBERLAND COUNTY

The Cohansey River, looking upstream from Broad Street (New Jersey Route 49) in Bridgeton, New Jersey (Photo credit: Wikipedia) press release August 29 TRENTON – The Christie Administration today announced the preservation of 130 acres in Hopewell Township that will provide opportunities for recreational pursuits while protecting a stream that feeds into the nearby Cohansey River. The Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Green Acres Program facilitated the preservation of the land, which is comprised of woodlands, a former nursery and farmland adjacent to Bridgeton City Park. Green Acres provided more than $1 million in grants to the City of Bridgeton,... Read more →


Toronto mayor says he has smoked 'a lot of' marijuana - World News

Credit: Chris Young / The Canadian Press via AP file Toronto Mayor Rob Ford speaks at a news conference to address the media at city hall in Toronto on June 20. By Julie Gordon, Reuters TORONTO — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who denied allegations earlier this year that he was caught smoking crack cocaine on camera, casually admitted on Wednesday that he has smoked "a lot of" marijuana. The offhand comment by the leader of Canada's largest city came as Ford was leaving a business luncheon and was asked by reporters if he had ever smoked the drug. "Oh yeah,... Read more →


Funeral Services Held for Slain Gas Station Employee, Surinder Singh | cnbnews.net

A photo of Mr. Singh is displayed in front of the Garden State Fuel Station, Woodbury NJ WOODBURY NJ--Funeral services were held today, Saturday, August 31, at the Wooster Funeral Home, Atco, for slain Woodbury gas station employee Surinder Singh. The service was followed by Ardas, a religious gathering of family and friends at the Sikh temple on Route 47 in Deptford NJ. Mr. Singh, a native of India, was a member of the Gloucester County’s Sikh community. Mr. Singh, age 40, was fatally shot Sunday night, August 25, 2013 while working alone at the Garden State Fuel station, 958... Read more →


FEDERAL INVESTIGATORS SAY NATURALLY OCCURRING VIRUS LIKELY CAUSE DOLPHIN DEATHS

US Navy 050411-N-3419D-056 A female bottlenose dolphin BJ performs her daily exercises while her trainer, Dera Look (Photo credit: Wikipedia) press release TRENTON - The Christie Administration today directed additional state resources toward the investigation of bottlenose dolphin deaths along the coast of New Jersey that are part of what federal officials suspect is a naturally occurring disease cycle affecting populations of these marine mammals from New York to Virginia. These steps include using Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) aircraft and expanding patrols by DEP conservation officers. The Administration is also providing the use of a Department of Agriculture lab... Read more →


If the British Can Stop Their Government From Waging War in Syria, Why Can’t We?

By Joseph Palermo Today, once again, it feels like we’re being herded into supporting a military action in Syria that will end up, like the Iraq War, making the world an even more dangerous place than it is now. Then, as now, we see influential journalists tripping over themselves to fall into line. The British parliament’s vote against going along with the United States’ attack on Syria is a direct result of that country’s attempts to come to terms with the lies of the Iraq War. Unlike the United States, the people in the United Kingdom forced their government to... Read more →


La Salle Opens Season With 5-1 Setback at Hofstra / cnbnews.net

press release HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. - Senior Mariel Papa (Gibbsboro, N.J./Eastern Regional) opened the game with a quick score, but Hofstra rallied to take a 5-1 win over La Salle in the season opener for both squads in the Asics Invitational at the Hofstra Field Hockey Stadium. Papa tipped in a shot by rookie Devin Muracco (Sewell, N.J./Washington Twp.) just 5:54 into the contest to spot the Explorers (0-1) an early 1-0 lead. Hofstra's Stella Schoen drained the first of her three goals just six minutes later and Marta Penas added a score at 14:38 as the Pride (1-0) gained a... Read more →


CNBNEWS COLLEGE SPORTS REPORT FOR GAMES PLAYED FRIDAY

SAINT JOSEPH’S MEN’S SOCCER BATTLES TO 1-1 DRAW WITH LOYOLA (MD.) Alex Critzos Nets Goal for Hawks; Andrew D’Ottavi Posts Solid Outing in Goal Aug. 30, 2013 PHILADELPHIA - The Saint Joseph's men's soccer team battled to a 1-1 double-overtime draw against Loyola (Md.) on Friday evening on Sweeney Field. Junior forward Alex Critzos (Annapolis, Md./Archbishop Spalding) tallied the Hawks' goal. SJU is now 0-0-1 on the season. Critzos jumped on one of his first scoring opportunities of the game as he regainied possession of the ball after pressuring Loyola goalkeeper Thurman Van Riper. Pulling Van Riper out from the... Read more →


Pet Tip of the Week: Labor Day (cnbnews.net)

by Dawn Watson (cnbnews.net) It's the end of the summer and we're wrapping up our vacation festivities. Getting ready for school has become a priority. But, what about Fido? Your dog is part of the family and it's easy and fun to include him in your fall rituals. Allow him to sniff the new back-packs and clothing. Take him for a quick shopping trip and let him pick out a new toy or buy him a new harness. Be sure that you have found a reputable pet sitter or that his surroundings are safe and comfortable if you must leave... Read more →


Authorities Arrest Suspect Dennis Woods in North Wildwood

By Gary Mercante AUG 26, 2013 Dennis Woods is 37 years-of-age and is from the 2400 block of American Street. On Friday, August 23, 2013, at approximately 12:15PM, the Philadelphia Police Department (Major Crimes/FBI Violent Task Force and Northeast Detectives) along with North Wildwood Police Department arrested Dennis Woods (aka Dennis Boyce) without incident at the Aruba Motel located at 2001 Surf Avenue in North Wildwood and transported him to North Wildwood Police Department. Woods is being charged as a Fugitive from Justice from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and is being held in the Cape May County Correctional Center on... Read more →


VIDEO INTRODUCTION FROM CHRISTOPHER MOMINEY SECRETARY OF CATHOLIC EDUCATION

PHILADELPHIA PA--Christopher Mominey, the newly appointed Chief Operating Officer and Secretary of Catholic Education for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, has released a special video for school families of the 123 elementary schools, 17 high schools and 4 schools of Special Education. The video has been posted on the Office of Catholic Education website and can also be accessed via the Archdiocese of Philadelphia YouTube channel at the following link: http://youtu.be/ntWasTPJIXg. Mominey was appointed Secretary of Catholic Education effective July 1, 2013. The 3-minute video is a brief introduction and a welcome to all Archdiocesan school families for the beginning of... Read more →


Recent Major Announcements Regarding Catholic Education in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

This is a representation of the coat of arms of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Argent, on a pile azure a star in chief of the field, the pile debruised by a fess sable, thereon three plates each charged with a cross gules. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) press release August 28, 2013 New Chief Operating Officer and Secretary of Catholic Education Announcement: On May 23, 2013 the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Faith in the Future Foundation, announcedthe appointment of Mr. Christopher Mominey as the new Chief Operating Officer and Secretary for Catholic Education in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, effective... Read more →


Adult Arrested For Spray Painting Graffiti On Business

Gloucester Township Police Media Advisory/August 29, 2013 On 8/28/2013, a Gloucester Township Police officer on random patrol observed a male committing criminal damage to a vacant business by spray painting graffiti on the side of the building. The building, a former supermarket, is located at 1431 Blackwood Clementon Road in Gloucester Township. The accused, 19 year old, Philip Atene, from Morris Avenue in Blackwood was observed standing next to fresh spray paint while holding a spray can. Philip Atene was also found to have an existing warrant from Gloucester Township Municipal Court when he was taken into custody for the... Read more →


TWO WOMEN GANG RAPED BY DOZEN OF BLACK TEENS | cbsnews

Ileana Diaz WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS) -- Police in Wilmington are investigating the reported gang rape of two women at a park in Delaware. Police say two women, ages 32 and 24, were reportedly attacked and sexually assaulted by a group of 10 to 12 black male juveniles in Kosciuszko Park at about 6:54 p.m. Thursday. According to police, the suspects, who range in age from 12 to 17-years-old, remain on the loose. The victims were transported to Christiana Hospital for treatment. Wilmington police increased patrols Friday in the park which is located in the 600 block of South Franklin Street... Read more →


AMERICAN HERO: Staff Sgt. Michael H. Ollis, 24, of Staten Island, N.Y / cnbnews.net

The 10th Mountain Division of the US Army uses bayonets in saltire to represent the Roman numeral X (10) (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Staff Sgt. Michael H. Ollis, 24, of Staten Island, N.Y., died Aug. 28, in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device, small arms and indirect fire. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light), Fort Drum, N.Y. Read more →


Obituary: Joseph M. Moser, III, of Gloucester City, age 64/cnbnews.net

On July 14, 2013. Age 64. Of Gloucester City. Survived by his children, Alissa Moser and Joseph Moser (Candice); his grandchildren, MaKendra, DayShaun, Malaysia, Moniya and Joseph; and 2 sisters. At the request of family, funeral services were held privately. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Joseph M. Moser, III. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City, NJ. Ph:856-456-1142 Read more →


Another Mayor in Florida Arrested, The Third One This Month

All told, Bateman was paid $3,625 by CHI for his work, although the company had authorized as much as $120,000 in payments for a year of work, according to an arrest affidavit. Bateman was jailed on $21,500 bail but scheduled for release later Wednesday. He is charged with two felonies for accepting illegal compensation as well as several misdemeanors, including unregistered lobbying. His attorney, Ben Kuehne, said Bateman was "shocked by his sudden and unexpected arrest." "He looks forward to his vindication. He has served the community for many years in an honest, dependable manner," Kuehne added in an email.... Read more →


Honor Your Local Youth Coaches and Student Athletes

The Major League Baseball logo. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) It’s back-to-school season, and for many coaches and young athletes, it’s back to the practice fields too. The Partnership at Drugfree.org, in conjunction with Major League BaseballCharities, again celebrates extraordinary individuals on and off the playing field with the fourth annual Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards contest. Both organizations are committed to educating families on the risks of steroids and performance-enhancing substances. Our Play Healthy website and Play Healthy Awards are just two examples of how we encourage teamwork and healthy, drug-free competition. One winning youth coach and one student athlete will receive... Read more →


Obituary: Cheryl A. Weber, formerly of Mount Ephraim, age 49/ cnbnews.net

(November 19, 1963 - August 30, 2013) Cheryl A. Weber (nee Bach), suddenly, on August 30, 2013, formerly of Mt. Ephraim. Age 49. Beloved daughter of the late John J. Bach and Carol A. LaBarth (nee Campbell). Also survived by step father Jack LaBarth. Devoted mother of Ashley Lynne Dorsheimer. Loving sister of Jacqueline Derieux (Tony), John C. Bach and Steven M. Bach (Lisa). Also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and beloved dog Cocco. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation Thursday morning from 9:30 to 10:30am at Emmaus Catholic Community, Sacred Heart RC Church,... Read more →


Voorhees Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Child Porn Online, Other Suspects Arrested

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman today announced that a Voorhees, N.J., man has pleaded guilty to distributing child pornography online from a massive stash of hardcore photos and videos found in his laptop, including images of children being raped. The man also posted more than a thousand photos he took of two young girls on a foreign website and asked site users to Photoshop the girls into child pornography. Six other men have been arrested as a result of the ongoing investigation. Daniel Allen Jr., 23, of Voorhees, pleaded guilty yesterday to second-degree solicitation of the manufacture... Read more →


Four members of the Nine Trey Gangsters set of the Bloods street gang plead guilt

August 27, 2013 press release TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that four members of the Nine Trey Gangsters set of the Bloods street gang pleaded guilty to racketeering, admitting they participated in a murder in Vineland in 2006. The four men were charged in “Operation Nine Connect,” a joint investigation by the New Jersey State Police and the Division of Criminal Justice. The following four defendants each pleaded guilty late Friday afternoon, Aug. 23, to first-degree racketeering before Superior Court Judge Darrell M. Fineman in Cumberland County: Almeen Palmer, 36, of Atlantic City. The state will... Read more →


Call From An Alert Citizen Helps Police Apprehend Three Burglary Suspects

Gloucester Township Police Media Advisory On 8-28-2013, at approximately 12:49 P.M. the Gloucester Township Police Department (GTPD) received a call from an alert citizen, who indicated that two suspicious people had burglarized a residence and now were running through the woods directly behind the house. The suspicious males then entered a vehicle and began to drive away from the area. The caller was able to provide a vehicle description to the dispatch center, which was broadcasted to the responding patrol units. GTPD officers quickly located the vehicle, which abruptly turned away from the first patrol unit. The passenger then jumped... Read more →


The 2013-2014 School Year for Philadelphia Archdiocese Students Begins Sept.4

press release The 2013-2014 school year begins on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 for students who attend the 123 elementary schools, 17 high schools and four schools of special education in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. This academic year begins on the heels of several key announcements including the hiring of Mr. Christopher Mominey as Chief Operating Officer and Secretary of Catholic Education for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, the official designation of 14 Independent Mission Schools and the formation of an Executive Board of Elementary Education. Back-to-School Events in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Several back-to-school events at Archdiocesan high schools, elementary schools... Read more →


Beck Urges Reform of Public Employees Pension Plans

Red Bank Taxpayers on the Hook Again for Sick Leave Borrowing Senator Jennifer Beck (R-Monmouth) stated the following regarding news that Red Bank taxpayers are on the hook for $326,000 plus interest to fund the unused sick and vacation time of five retiring borough employees. “Senate Republicans will not stop fighting to end taxpayer funded jackpots for retiring local public employees who were fortunate enough to be healthy and accumulate hundreds of unused sick days,” Beck said. “There should be enough votes to end this gross practice that is unique to local government in New Jersey.” The unused sick and... Read more →


Pennsylvania State Trooper Can't Dodge Sex Assault Claim | Court House News

By ROSE BOUBOUSHIAN (CN) - A Pennsylvania state trooper cannot dismiss claims that he sexually assaulted a woman facing criminal charges by luring her to a cemetery after a dismissal hearing, a federal judge ruled. After State Trooper Stephen Kleeman charged Faith Kintzel with summary harassment on April 7, 2010, she sued him in Federal Court. They agreed at a hearing in June 2010 that the charges would be dismissed if Kintzel complied with conditions for 60 days, Kintzel's complaint states. Kintzel claims she turned Kleeman down when he asked if she wanted to have coffee with him sometime after... Read more →


CATHOLIC LEAGUE: Atheists Oppose Memorial Cross in Princeton NJ

August 28, 2013 Bill Donohue comments on a threatened lawsuit by American Atheists; they are seeking to stop the erection of a memorial cross in Princeton, New Jersey: New Jersey has a 9-11 memorial, and one of the local firefighters would like to display a beam in Princeton that was taken from the World Trade Center. American Atheists are objecting because the beam has a cross cut out on one side. To David Silverman, that is “grossly offensive.” So he is threatening to sue. Silverman says that to allow the memorial cross is to give the “appearance that all of... Read more →


Brooklawn Board of Education Plans Second Referendum to Purchase St. Maurice Property; State to Provide 68% of Funding | cnbnews.net

press release August 29, 2013 THE SAINT MAURICE CHURCH PROPERTY proposed site for school building photo credit/cnbnews.net BROOKLAWN NJ--The Brooklawn Board of Education has approved a December 10, 2013 date to hold a bond referendum to borrow $2 million to purchase the St. Maurice church and rectory (photo above) and to renovate the buildings to classroom and office space. The St. Maurice properties are adjacent to the Alice Costello School and have been vacant since the Diocese of Camden consolidated three local parishes, St. Maurice, St. Anne in Westville, and Annunciation BVM to form St. Joachim Parish in Bellmawr. The... Read more →


State Police Drive the Point Home For a Safe Labor Day

August 28, 2013 West Trenton, N.J. – The Labor Day weekend is considered the “unofficial” end of the summer, but don’t let it be the end of your life. There have been 337 motor vehicle fatalities in New Jersey so far this year. Those deaths are comprised of 187 drivers, 59 passengers, 80 pedestrians, and 11 pedalcyclists. “The numbers do not lie; fatal accidents continue to claim far too many lives on New Jersey’s roadways,” said Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police. “Troopers will be watching for drivers that engage in unsafe actions including speeding, talking... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police To Conduct A DWI Sobriety Checkpoint

(Photo credits: www.roadtrafficsigns.com) press release Gloucester Township Police Media Advisory On Friday August 30th, 2013 through early Saturday morning August 31st , 2013; The Gloucester Township Police Department, in coordination with the Camden County Prosecutors Office, will be conducting a DWI Sobriety Checkpoint in Gloucester Township as part of New Jersey's 101 Days of Summer traffic safety campaign and Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement initiative. Statistics provided by the New Jersey State Police showed that in 2011, there were four fatal crashes and four persons killed over the three day holiday period. Gloucester Township Police recommends the following... Read more →


PHONY CONTRACTORS INDICTED FOR BURGLARY AND THEFT

press release MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced today that two phony contractors have been indicted for running a home improvement scam that victimized an elderly, disabled veteran in the Holly Brook section of Lumberton Township. Paul Frank, (photo, left) age 46, of 2105 Bleigh Avenue in Philadelphia, Pa. and Larry Mitchell, (photo, right) age 30, of 3550 Delsea Drive in Vineland, N.J., were indicted by a Burlington County Grand Jury for Use of a 17-Year-Old or Younger to Commit a Criminal Offense (Second Degree), Burglary (Third Degree), Criminal Mischief (Third Degree), Theft By Deception... Read more →


Scamming Nuns

Con Artist Gets His Due 08/27/13 There’s no limit to how low con artists will go to swindle victims out of their money—often targeting the elderly,the terminally ill, homeowners on the brink of losing their homes, even the lonely looking for companionship online. Here’s another category of victims to add to that list: members of religious communities who spend their lives tending to the sick and the poor. Earlier this month, a New Jersey man was sentenced to 18 years in prison for defrauding members of the Puerto Rico-based Dominican Sisters of the Rosary of Fatima and others of more... Read more →


Jessica Lindsay of Brooklawn Named to President's List at Widener University

Widener University, Wolfgram Memorial Library (Photo credit: * /< *) CHESTER, PA (08/27/2013)(readMedia)-- Jessica Lindsay, majoring in mathematics, from Brooklawn, N.J., was named to the President's List for the Spring 2013 semester at Widener University in Chester, Pa. The President's List recognizes full-time students who earned a grade point average of 4.00 in two consecutive semesters without receiving an "incomplete" or "pass" grade. Widener University is a private, metropolitan university that connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention, leadership development and experiential learning are key components of the Widener experience. A comprehensive doctorate-granting... Read more →


FBI — Norristown Man Sentenced to 22 Years for Robbing Tavern and Its Employee

PHILADELPHIA—Marc Viney, 35, of Norristown, was sentenced today to 264 months in prison for robbing an employee of the Roo House Tavern in Norristown and then robbing the tavern. Viney was convicted on January 31, 2013, following a four-day trial, of robbery, criminal conspiracy to commit robbery, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a violent crime. On July 10, 2011, Viney followed home an employee of the Roo House Tavern after the employee closed the bar for the night. At the victim’s apartment, Viney confronted the victim and bound, gagged, blindfolded, and assaulted him, while holding him at... Read more →


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Camden Police Arrest Suspect for Selling Drugs at 4th and York Streets

August 28, 2013/press release Camden City, NJ – Monday evening, Officers Kyle Pesce and Angelo Reyes, assigned to foot patrol in North Camden, arrested a suspect for selling drugs on the corner of 4th and York streets. The officers watching the corner saw a drug transaction take place and, after the buyer fled, were able to locate the seller nearby, Abdoulay Sackor, 23, of Darby, Pa. Sackor was found to be in possession of 19 bags of purported cocaine, 14 bags of purported heroin and nearly $400 in cash. Sackor was processed and charged with Possession With Intent to Distribute... Read more →


Rowan University 2013 Volleyball Outlook

Rowan University (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Rowan University press release/August 29, 2013 Senior leadership. Those two words epitomize the 2013 Rowan University women’s volleyball team. With eight seniors, the Profs are looking to not just make the conference tournament for the seventh straight year, but to win the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Championship and move on to the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament. “We are led by eight incredible seniors,” said Libby Ranero, who is entering her 12th season as the Profs head coach. “There were some growing pains during their freshman year, but they all got to be starters... Read more →


Become a Plantiff in a Obamacare Law Challenge

Judicial Watch is considering litigation challenging President Obama's rewriting of Obamacare. Specifically, President Obama has unilaterally rewritten the law to delay the "employer mandate," which was scheduled to go in effect on January 1, 2014, for at least a year. At the same time, he did not rewrite the law to delay the "individual mandate," which requires nearly all Americans to have Obama-approved health insurance by that same date or pay a tax penalty. Many Americans are caught in the middle. They are obligated to have Obama-approved health insurance, but their employers are not obligated to provide it, at least... Read more →


SAINT JOSEPH’S MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY TO OPEN 2013 SEASON THIS SATURDAY

Courtesy of SJU Athletic Communications Aug. 29, 2013 PHILADELPHIA – After taking home a third-place finish in 2011 and the silver medal in 2012, the 2013 Saint Joseph’s men’s cross country team, picked to finish second at the Atlantic 10 Championship on November 3, has its eyes on the A-10 title. Under the direction of head coach Mike Glavin, the squad returns 14 dedicated letterwinners and adds seven new faces to open up the 2013 season. The Hawks will look toward the experience of their 11 upperclassmen veterans, led by a trio of captains in Aaron Leskow, Mike Rankin, andSean... Read more →


Alison M. Feather, of Cherry Hill, age 23

(February 11, 1990 - August 28, 2013) Alison M. Feather, suddenly, on August 28, 2013, of Cherry Hill, formerly of Clayton. Age 23. Beloved daughter of Carol Feather (nee Wasko) and Edmund Feather. Loving sister of Melissa and Jenna Feather. Devoted granddaughter of Tom and Eve Sharpe and also the late Frank and Lillian Wasko. Dear Goddaughter of Frank and Patti Wasko. Also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Alison was a graduate of Cherry Hill West High School Class of 2008. Relatives and friends are encouraged to bring photos, mementos and funny stories to share to celebrate Alison’s... Read more →