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September 2013

Woodbury Resident Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder Charge

press release September 30 WOODUBRY NJ--Acknowledging that he stabbed his then-girlfriend multiple times during an argument on 6/22/11, Jacob Rodriguez (DOB 11/9/76), a Woodbury resident then, pleaded guilty today (9/30) to attempted murder and two counts of endangering the victim’s two young children when he fled after the attack. “You were in a jealous rage. Is that correct?” defense attorney Bruce Warren asked Rodriguez, who replied affirmatively. . “I just stabbed her,” Rodriguez said as his sobbing victim watched in the courtroom. The 28-year-old West... Read more →


Father Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Two-Month-Old Daughter

September 30 Francis J. Chrzanowski (DOB 11/5/89), of 2144 Stella St., Philadelphia, pleaded guilty today (9/30) to causing multiple injuries to his two-month-old daughter while he was at his mother’s Williamstown NJ home on 10/24/10. Chrzanowski entered the pleas to second-degree aggravated assault and second-degree endangering the welfare of a child before Superior Court Judge Walter L. Marshall Jr., who will determine the defendant’s sentence on 11/15. Since Chrzanowski was scheduled for trial next week, he had passed the deadline for accepting a plea agreement... Read more →


WHAT IS HAPPENING IN PINE HILL?

Fire Prevention Week, Come out & support the PHFD on Tuesday, October 1 from 7pm-9pm Fire Prevention Week is the first week in October. The Pine Hill Fire Department will be hosting the annual Fire Prevention Open House will be held at the Pine Hill Fire Department located at 1109 Erial road from 7pm - 9pm. Come out and support the PHFD and enjoy displays and vendors from throughout the community. Attached is the PHPD Traffic Advisory for road closures associated with the Fire Prevention... Read more →


Mayor Nutter Will Attend West Catholic HS Leadership Event

West Catholic Preparatory High School will host The Honorable Michael A. Nutter, Mayor of Philadelphia, during a student leadership assembly. The mayor will address the student body on the topic of leadership and help hand out pins to West Catholic’s newly installed student leaders. Thursday, October 3, 2013 8:00 a.m. West Catholic Preparatory High School 4501 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19139 In addition, Bishop Michael Fitzgerald, Mr. Christopher Mominey, Chief Operating Officer and Secretary of Catholic Education, Mr. Casey Carter, Chief Executive Officer of the... Read more →


Archbishop Chaput Keynote Speaker at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary

press release September 30 PHILADELPHIA PA--Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M Cap. will host the final installment of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Year of Faith Lecture Series on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. His presentation is titled Fire Upon the Earth: A Call to Conversion and a New Evangelization. Tuesday, October 1, 2013 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary (Vianney Hall Auditorium) 100 East Wynnewood Road Wynnewood, PA 19096 (Montgomery County) Archbishop Chaput previously described the Year of Faith Lecture Series by saying, “Through... Read more →


Christie Signs Legislation Allowing For Easier Access To Services For New Jersey Veterans

press release Trenton, NJ – Building on his record of support for New Jersey’s veterans and their families, Governor Chris Christie today signed legislation requiring the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC), upon submission of satisfactory proof, to indicate a veteran status on a driver’s license or identification card. The legislation will allow for easier access to services and incentives for veterans by conveniently identifying them as a former member of the Armed Forces. It builds on the “County Identification Cards for Veterans Act” signed... Read more →


THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Actor Samuel Jackson on Gun Control

The shootings at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., have stirred up a slew of gun-control sentiment in Hollywood. But an actor who stars in perhaps the most gun-heavy movie of the season says that an abundance of firearms in this country isn't necessarily the problem, and that reducing them isn't automatically the answer. I don't think it's about more gun control," said Samuel L. Jackson, who stars as a conniving house slave in Quentin Tarantino's upcoming revenge fantasy "Django Unchained." "I grew up in... Read more →


Speaker Boehner: The Senate Must Act

press release In this week’s Speaker Alert, we want to give you a brief state-of-play on efforts by Republicans in the House of Representatives to keep the federal government running and stop as much of the president’s health care law as possible. “The House worked late into the night Saturday to prevent a government shutdown,” Speaker Boehner explained earlier. “And the Senate now must move quickly, today, to do the same.” The plan passed by the House and awaiting action by the Senate would… …keep... Read more →


CATHOLIC LEAGUE: Petition to Withdraw HHS Mandate/Deadline Today | cnbnews.net

September 30, 2013 Bill Donohue explains why the need for a petition: The Catholic community, led by the bishops, has voiced its objections to the Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate on several occasions. The Obama administration has made "accommodations" and other revisions, but the fundamental problem remains: the HHS mandate adopts a definition of what constitutes a "religious employer" that is entirely too narrow; and the religious liberty abridgement entailed in this edict represents an unfair burden on Catholic non-profit organizations, and Catholic-owned private... Read more →


DRPA Supports National Effort to Put the Brakes on Motor Vehicle Fatalities

press release September 30 CAMDEN, N.J. – The Delaware River Port Authority once again will join a national effort to promote safe driving and keep roadways free of fatalities for one day: Thursday, Oct. 10. In support of “Put The Brakes On Fatalities Day,” the DRPA will program variable message signs at the Benjamin Franklin, Walt Whitman, Commodore Barry and Betsy Ross bridges with the reminder, “Oct. 10: Be Safe, Be Alert, Arrive Home Alive.” “The ‘Put the Brakes on Fatalities’ campaign asks drivers to... Read more →


Free Classes for Your Dog /cnbnews.net

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--If you live in Gloucester City and own a dog or two, Brother of the Wolf, LLC, wants to help you! Located at 700 Market Street, the training school has offered on-going, no-cost training classes since 2010. The latest class, Beginner's Obedience/Puppy Class, is held on Saturdays from 11:00 until 12:00. Your dog will learn all the basics: sit, polite, on-leash walking, leave it, and come when called. At the end of 4 sessions the dog will receive a diploma, suitable for framing,... Read more →


Obama Would Shut Down the Government, But Won’t Negotiate Obamacare Compromise

By Dan Weber President of AMAC He knows the law is flawed, so why doesn’t he ask for help in fixing it - WASHINGTON, Sep 27 – The president is ready to shut down the government rather than compromise on Obamacare, according to Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens. He’ll negotiate with Syria and Iran but he won’t sit down to hash out a suitable settlement with lawmakers who are doing what they were elected to do—implement the will of the... Read more →


The 2014 Seeing Eye Puppy Calendar is Now Available to Order / cnbnews.net

Thanks to the generous support we received for The Seeing Eye Puppy Calendar Contest, we raised $11,960 during the contest to select the 12 puppy photos to represent each month! Every picture that was entered in the contest will be in the calendar but the top 12 photos will be the main photo for each month. Check out the top 12 calendar pictures on Flickr. Two ways to get 12 months of puppy love for just $12: Visit SeeingEye.org/Calendar to download the order form. Add... Read more →


Couple Celebrates their Wedding with a Garden Reception in Camden, NJ

press release Saturday, September 28th 2013, – Today, following a ceremony at the Brennan family home, Molly Brennan and Thomas Woltjen celebrated their union with a wedding reception at the Camden Children’s Garden. Molly and Thomas had their hearts set on a wedding reception at the Camden Children’s Garden after their 15+ year history with Camden City Garden Club programs. As children, they participated in the Grow Labs program in Merchantville, learning about horticulture and nutrition with hands-on garden experience in their classrooms. The Grow... Read more →


GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT SEEKING FULL-TIME POLICE OFFICERS

The Police Department is currently ACCEPTING resumes for full-time police officers. All applicants must meet these minimum requirements. Full PTC or SLEO II waiverable certification preferred. Please email resumes to: apps@gtpd.org or Drop them off at police headquarters located at: 300 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd. Galloway, NJ 08205 Resume Deadline: October 18, 2013 5:00PM PT Test Scheduled for: October 26, 2013 Time: TBA You must bring this MEDICAL RELEASE FORM completed with you prior to performing the PT Test. All information will be posted on... Read more →


October Events - Veteran, Military, First Responder - Patriot Connections

10/05/2013 3rd Annual NJVVM Ride - Legion Riders & friends THE AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS OF NEW JERSEY 3nd ANNUAL NEW JERSEY VIETNAM VETERANS’ MEMORIAL RIDE To support the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial and Vietnam Era Museum (15th Anniversary) (Rain or Shine) Everyone Invited: $15 per person – Register Now at www.njvvmf.org MUSIC BY “THE LIFTERS”, SPECIAL GUEST JOE HUGHES, GUEST SPEAKER – PETER ZALESKI, LCDR USN (Retired) Merchandise and Food Vendors. Assembly/Departure Registration: 10:00 – 11:30am Riders Depart: 12:00 Noon. Riders Assemble/Register at one... Read more →


Three Alarm Fire In Gloucester City NJ / FOX 29

CNBNews UPDATE/ 12:30pm photo credit cnbnews.net GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--Two homes in the 300 block of North Broadway were damaged by fire Monday morning. The fire started shortly before 8am inside 318 North Broadway and spread to the adjoining home at 316 North Broadway. According to Gloucester City Fire Chief Brian Hagan there was no one living in the home where the fire started. He said there were no injuries and the cause of the three-alarm fire remains under investigation. Earlier today we erroneously reported that... Read more →


Offense just as much to blame as defense in Eagles loss to Broncos /NJ.com

Eliot Shorr-Parks/NJ.com September 29, 2013 at 8:28:12 PM EDT It was a shoot-out just like everyone expected. Unfortunately for the Eagles, the Broncos did most of the shooting. "The key for us was to keep us in the game offensively," Chip Kelly said after the game. "We didn't do that." The Eagles offense put up just 20 points in their 52-20 loss to the DenverBroncos, with 13 of those points coming in the first three-quarters when the game was still semi-winnable. The defense struggled like... Read more →


NFL Week 4: Quick Reactions to the Early Games

September 29,2013 Four weeks into the season the NFL has been split into the haves and have-nots. There were four undefeated teams—a couple of which that have looked absolutely terrifying. On the other end of the spectrum there were still five win-less teams heading into Week 4 of NFL football. And the question on everyone’s mind is, how is that even possible? After the end of the early games only one of those win-less teams managed to actually get off the schneid, and that was... Read more →


BOBCAT, RIVER OTTER MANAGEMENT PLANS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW

Public has 60 days to submit comments to Game Commission. Two wildlife-management plans drafted recently by the Pennsylvania Game Commission have been made available for public review. Plans for managing river otter and bobcat populations in Pennsylvania can be found on the Game Commission’s website,www.pgc.state.pa.us. Those going to the website can access the plans by clicking on a button marked “Accepting Public Comment” near the top of the home page. Both plans can be accessed from the next page that will appear, and comments can... Read more →


Andrews Announces $1.4 Million DOJ Grant to Reduce Violent Crime in Camden

Haddon Heights N.J. – Monday, Congressman Andrews announced that a $1,400,000 federal grant has been awarded to the City of Camden to reduce youth violence and gang crime. Congressman Andrews strongly advocated in favor of the funding to maximize resources that combat the persistent problem of crime in Camden. According to statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Camden's overall crime rate is five times the national average, and murder rate is more than 12 times the national average. This competitive grant, that is part... Read more →


The Best Obamacare Video You'll Ever Watch Ever

Remy Munasifi from the libertarian website Reason has an incredibly hilarious video entry for a $30,000 Obamacare video contest. You just have to see it. Unless you’re a Redskins fan. Or a Miley Cyrus fan. Actually just watch it already. Read more →


Donnelly Announces 34 Towns To Share In 4th Round of Municipal Park Funds

press release September 27,2013 Burlington County Freeholder Director Joe Donnelly announced today the fourth round of local grants under the Municipal Park Development Assistance Program, awarding a total $4.7 million to 34 towns. “Our goal is to make it possible for towns to achieve their local recreational objectives during a time when they must address other priorities due to budgeting constraints,” said Freeholder Director Joe Donnelly. “This year’s grant program is another important step in achieving that goal.” Donnelly said that all of the towns... Read more →


“DO AC SMOKIN’ HOT BBQ COMPETITION” BRINGS THE HEAT OCTOBER 5 & 6

press release September 27, 2013 World Class BBQ from the Country’s Best Pitmasters Along with the East Coast’s Largest Rodeo Mosey Into Atlantic City for a BBQ & Broncos Weekend ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (September 30, 2013) – Over 80 famous pitmasters and cook teams from across the U.S. will gather in Atlantic City for the DO AC Smokin’ Hot BBQ Competition to grill and smoke their tastiest meats for the chance to win $50,000 in prize money – the largest cash prize for a BBQ... Read more →


Is The Pope Progressive? /NEWSWORKS

September 23, 2013 Pope Francis poses for a photo after a meeting with youths in downtown Cagliari, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. Francis denounced what he called big business's idolatry of money over man as he traveled Sunday to one of Italy's poorest regions to offer hope to the unemployed and entrepreneurs struggling to hang on. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino) By Meg Frankowski It was at a small, now closed, Catholic school in Northeast Philadelphia where Morning Edition Production Assistant and reporter Meg Frankowski realized she... Read more →


Suspects Arrested Carrying Loaded Handgun, Illegal Drugs and Brass Knuckles | cnbnews.net

press release September 27,2013 (Camden, NJ) – Officers on directed patrol in Waterfront South Thursday night arrested three suspects, including one in possession of a loaded handgun and another in possession of drugs and illegal brass knuckles. Officers Troy Redd, Allen Williams and Scott Breland were patrolling on the 400 block of Viola Street at 10:09 p.m. and approached a group of five men, one of whom was openly drinking alcohol. Suspect Felix Martinez, 30, of Camden, turned away from officers, placed something in his... Read more →


Latest News from the Borough of Palmyra

New 32-gallon and 64-gallon trash carts have arrived! Distribution scheduled to begin Friday, October 4th. If you previously ordered one you’re on the list! Senior citizens, disabled veterans and residents of the Riverfront are eligible for the new smaller 32-gallon carts. To order please call (856) 829-8215. REMINDER: Please observe our new trash collection policy designed to keep our community clean & beautiful! Please do not place your trash cart at the curb prior to 5:00 PM on Thursday; trash carts must be removed from... Read more →


Washington Police K-9 Stabbed by Suspect

By Steve Hunter The Kent Reporter KENT, Wash. — A man stabbed and injured a Kent Police dog during an assistance response to a Des Moines Police assault case. A K-9 officer and his German shepherd partner Kato were requested to respond to Des Moines to assist in attempting to locate an assault suspect at about 6:41 p.m. Tuesday, according to a Kent Police media release. During the course of the tracking, Kato located the suspect. As Kato attempted to assist with taking the man... Read more →


Penns Grove too Strong for Gloucester Catholic, Final 36-0 / MaxPreps

September 28,2013 GLOUCESTER CITY, N.J. - Penns Grove (Carneys Point, N.J.) put an additional eight points on the board on top of its 28-point lead going into the fourth quarter to beat out Gloucester Catholic (Gloucester City, N.J.) 36-0. The score was knotted at zero heading into the half. The Red Devils took the lead for good on a Dahkim Sealstouchdown run in the third quarter. Penns Grove scored 28 points in the third quarter on the way to a win. PG rushed for four... Read more →


TAXPAYERS FOR COMMON SENSE: Shutdown Showdown

Volume XVIII No. 39: September 27, 2013 Like two gunfighters at the OK corral, House Republicans and Senate Democrats are in the final stages of the shootout over the government shutdown. And taxpayers and the economy are caught in the crossfire. The fiscal year ends midnight on Monday, and absent new funding legislation the government will shutdown starting Tuesday. Last week, the House passed their continuing resolution to fund government through December 15, while also defunding the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare). The Senate countered... Read more →


Why My Son Ryan Ferguson Should Be Granted A New Trial / cnbnews.net

By Bill Ferguson / Oswego, Illinois My son Ryan Ferguson was convicted in 2005 for the 2001 murder of Columbia Daily Tribune sports editor Kent Heitholt. Ryan was convicted solely on the testimony of two witnesses. Both of those witnesses have since given written affidavits that their testimonies during the original trial were false. That leaves zero evidence against my son. No witnesses, no physical evidence, no DNA, no motive, in fact nothing tying him to the crime. Yet my son is currently serving a... Read more →


3 Yrs NJSP in woman’s Newfield burglary

press release September 27, 2013 Honesty Keener (DOB 2/27/76), formerly of Hazel Ave., Newfield NJ, was sentenced today (9/27) to three years in New Jersey state prison after her conviction for breaking into a neighbor’s home 4/28/11 and threatening to rub open sores she claimed were contagious on the neighbor’s adult daughter unless she received money. Sentencing Keener on third-degree burglary, harassment and attempted theft jury verdicts returned 8/22/13, Superior Court Judge Walter L. Marshall also cited her record of seven prior indictable convictions since... Read more →


What to watch in Week 4: Eagles / FOX SPORTS

McCoy is having a banner season but could be a victim of overuse. Joel Beall The FOX NFL Game of the Week features thePhiladelphia Eaglesflocking to the Rocky Mountains to take on theDenver Broncos. Highlighting two high-octane offenses, let’s get the lowdown on each team’s subplots heading into this Mile High matchup: Click here for thecorresponding report on the Denver Broncos. Five Things to Watch: Philadelphia Eages Can the Eagles front seven cause inflict chaos? The Philadelphia defense has quite the undertaking, one that’s been... Read more →


PHILADELPHIA: 2013 Whiskey Festival

Join Philadelphia magazine and Fine Wine & Good Spirits for the 2013 Philadelphia Whiskey & Fine Spirits Festival. October 24, 2013 VIP | 5:00PM GA | 6:30PM Lincoln Financial Field Guests will be able to: Try a wide collection of spirits (over 270!) from around the world including: whiskey, scotch, malts, bourbon, rum, vodka, gin, tequila & more Talk one-on-one with industry leaders and master distillers Sample gourmet foods from some of Philly's best local restaurants Buy favorite spirits from the on-site Fine Wine &... Read more →


Latest News from Gloucester Catholic High School

press release September 26, 2013 Class of 1963 to Hold 50th Anniversary Reunion on October 4, 2013 MOUNT LAUREL -- The Gloucester Catholic High School Class of 1963 will be holding its 50th year reunion on Friday, October 4th 2013, 6 to 11 p.m., at The Doubletree Hotel in Mount Laurel, NJ. If you have not been contacted or need information on cost, time and location, please contact Michael Underwood at (856) 429-9123 or E-mail at GCHS1963@comcast.net. Gloucester Catholic to Host “Fun Night” for Prospective... Read more →