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October 2013

Vigil for Louis Sweet to be held Nov. 2

Burlington County Prosecutors Office This information is being sent on behalf of the family of Louis Sweet, who was shot and killed outside of his Pemberton Township home on September 24, 2013. The family has organized a candlelight vigil that will be held this Saturday, Nov. 2 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Hornet's Nest parking lot, located at 348 Lakehurst Road in the Browns Mills section of Pemberton Township. The Rev. Richard W. Esher from the Browns Mills United Methodist Church will speak at the vigil. Read more →


The Pen vs. The Gloucester City Democrat Party Machine | PART TWO: Jump to the Present....

UPDATED OCTOBER 29, 2013 AT 8PM “Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people.” ~Theodore Roosevelt Blame The GCDPM.....NO ONE ELSE IS RESPONSIBLE BY WILLIAM E. CLEARY SR. CNBNews.net GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--Some members of the Gloucester City Democrat Club image credit/cnbnews.net and their stooges, both past and present, continue to blame anyone who dares to question their policies. This city has been controlled by their party for decades. In all the years I have been reporting on city government, they only lost the majority of the council seats once,... Read more →


The Pen vs. The Gloucester City Democrat Party Machine | PART ONE : When It Began

INTRODUCTION image credit/cnbnews.net “A small change can make a big difference. You are the only one who can make our world a better place to inhabit. So, don’t be afraid to take a stand .” ― Ankita Singha GLOUCESTER CITY NEW JERSEY- - Leaders of the Gloucester City Democrat Party Machine (GCDPM), and their minions, have always wanted to control the information that you the public were receiving from the media. The GCDPM also takes issue with anyone who has an opposing view. This two-part series is about my off and on clash with the GCDPM over this Freedom of... Read more →


CNBNEWS ARCHIVES: SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT

PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 6, 1986 Gloucester City News By William E. Cleary Sr. Publisher and Editor Now that the November 4th election is over there is a need to correct certain accusations that were made by the Gloucester City Democrat Club against this newspaper and its owners. The political propaganda that was distributed throughout the city by the local Democrat Club in October, and again last weekend, claimed upon other things that the Gloucester City News is biased in its reporting because of a personal relationship with Mayor Robert Bevan. If we were biased, this response to that accusation and others... Read more →


ATTENTION GLOUCESTER CITY RESIDENTS!!! YOU NEED TO SPEAK OUT, GET INVOLVED

CNBNews POINT OF VIEW By William E. Cleary Sr. CNBNews.net GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ-- According to a good source the new target date for the projected groundbreaking for Otts on the Waterfront Restaurant, is May or June 2014. If construction does start at that time the projected ribbon cutting ceremony would be a year later, May/June 2015. According to the same source, the developers are still trying to arrange funding for the $8 million project. The proposed restaurant would be built on Freedom Pier, Cumberland and King Streets, at the Delaware River. The original plans called for the completion of the... Read more →


GLOUCESTER BASKETBALL LEAGUE 2013-2014 SIGN UPS

SIGN UPS FOR THE GLOUCESTER BASKETBALL LEAGUE WILL TAKE PLACE ON THE FOLLOWING DATES: FRIDAYNOVEMBER 15...6-8PM SATURDAYNOVEMBER 16...6-8PM SUNDAYNOVEMBER 17...6-8PM MONDAYNOVEMBER 18...6-8PM WEDNESDAYNOVEMBER 20...6-8PM THURSDAYNOVEMBER 21...6-8PM FRIDAYNOVEMBER 22...6-8PM FINAL SIGNUPS ALL SIGNUPS ARE AT THE GLOUCESTER CITY P.A.L. BUILDING ON BROWN STREET AT SOMERSET. ALL PLAYERS MUST BE SIGNED UP BY 11/22/13. GRADES K-2ND ARE IN HOUSE INSTRUCTIONAL TEAMS (PRICES $40/PLAYER) GRADES 3RD-4TH ARE COMPETITIVE TRAVELING TEAMS (PRICES $55/PLAYER) ANY QUESTIONS CALL: BRUCE DARROW--609-221-2265 BILL JOHNSON—609-519-6296 Read more →


RUTGERS STUDY: OVERWHELMING MAJORITY OF NEW JERSEYANS SUPPORT PAID SICK DAYS

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – As New Jersey’s policymakers consider establishing a minimum standard for paid sick days, the Center for Women and Work (CWW) at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey has released an issue brief on the subject that finds an overwhelming majority (83 percent) of state residents of all political affiliations support paid sick day policies. While there is a great deal of public support, results reported in, It’s Catching: Public Opinion toward Paid Sick Days in New Jersey, document a persistent need: 37 percent of state residents currently lack access to paid sick days, particularly Hispanic... Read more →


CHRISTIE'S COATTAILS UNLIKELY TO HELP GOP WIN NEW JERSEY STATEHOUSE

By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog A blowout win by Gov. Chris Christie in next week’s election might be great for his presidential ambitions in 2016. AP file photo ANY COATTAILS: Does New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have enough swing to pull in Republican majorities in the state House and Senate? Yet it probably won’t help his fellow Republicans win majorities in the New Jersey Legislature. A Rutgers-Eagleton poll found that 50 percent of voters want Democrats to keep control of the Statehouse. Just 38 percent would prefer the GOP to take over in Trenton. In contrast, Christie has... Read more →


Sweeney made $227,443 in 2012 (Ironworkers Local 399) & $65,333 as Senate Pres.t

Dr. Murray Sabin writes: Can Senate President Steve Sweeney collect payments from a labor union for “political activities and lobbying”, while a member of the Legislature? It would appear to me to be an existential conflict of interest. Here is a synopsis of the situation. As Senate President, Steve Sweeney is paid $49,000 per year, plus an “allowance equal to 1/3 his compensation” ($16,333) for a total of $65,333. Steve Sweeney is also an official with the Iron Workers union. As a general organizer paid through the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers Union, AFL-CIO, Sweeney... Read more →


VIDEO: Runnemede NEW JERSEY HALLOWEEN BASH | cnbnews.net

From time to time we try to capture the events around our township to share with the community. Halloween we stopped by Runnemede's Halloween Event and figured we make a nice memorable highlight . Enjoy. Rob/CINESTYLE MEDIA GROUP Related articles Saint Teresa Regional School: "Principal for a Day" | cnbnews Runnemede: St. Teresa Regional School News Saint Teresa Regional School Story Hour | cnbnews St. Teresa Regional School Weekly Pre-School Story Hour Sergeant Returns from Afghanistan and Surprises His Son at School St. Teresa Regional School Students Celebrate Back to School with Annual Opening Ceremony Saint Teresa Regional School Students... Read more →


Burlco Sheriff Stanfield To Offer Free “Share the Keys” Program

Presentation Designed to Reduce Teen Driver Crashes Burlington County Sheriff Jean E. Stanfield announced today that she will be partnering with Lumberton Township Police Department to offer a free presentation designed to reduce teen driver crashes by increasing parental involvement, called, "Share the Keys" on Saturday, November 2nd from 1 pm to 3 pm, at the Lumberton Municipal Building. “This program will help teens learn to drive responsibly and hopefully decrease the number of teen driver accidents,” said Sheriff Stanfield. “We also want to increase parental involvement with these inexperienced drivers.” “Many laws have changed since parents received their drivers’... Read more →


ARCHBISHOP CHAPUT’S WEEKLY COLUMN

THE MEANING OF SAINTHOOD: TO BE FULLY ALIVE IN JESUS CHRIST PHILADELPHIA PA--Some years ago a friend told me that she secretly thought of the saints as boring. They smile at us sweetly from holy cards. Their lives can seem implausible compared to people more famous for their vices. And who would really want to be a saint, anyway? As Billy Joel once said, “I’d rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints. The sinners are much more fun.” But when we come to understand holiness rightly, we see that it's anything but boring. Sanctity isn’t a matter... Read more →


Margie Love for Gloucester County Freeholder Board

press release October 29,2013 Margie Love, (photo) who is running as a Republican for the Gloucester County Freeholder Board, released the following statement today explaining her qualifications for the position, along with a list of reasons on why she wants to serve on the Board. A similar statement from Ed Selb, her running mate, can be found here. I have lived in Gloucester County for 35 years. I moved here with my parents when I was five years old and grew up in Washington Township with my older sister and younger brother. I went through the Washington Township Public School... Read more →


Short-Term Plans Can Skirt Health Law Requirements

By Michelle Andrews OCT 28, 2013 What a difference a day makes. Consumers who buy a health insurance policy good for only 364 days might save hundreds of dollars in premiums, but they could also find themselves without important benefits and charged a penalty for not having insurance next year. Under the health care law, in January most issuers have to start accepting all applicants regardless of their medical conditions and offer plans with comprehensive benefits that limit out-of-pocket costs. But short-term medical plans, defined as policies with terms lasting less than 12 months, can sidestep all the law’s new... Read more →


Pet Tip of the Week: Last One on cnbnews.net

by Dawn Watson (cnbnews.net) I just finished reading Bill Cleary's farewell article. I'm so sad; Bill is a personal friend of mine and I will miss his blog very much. Bill reached out to me when I first moved to Gloucester City, 3 years ago. He came to the ribbon cutting when I opened Brother of the Wolf and to my husband's funeral the following year. He was one of the very few Gloucesterites that showed up at the funeral or offered condolences, and I have since severed ties with many people because of that. Bill has been more than... Read more →


BIG GAME BOOSTS SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS

By Raymond Rolak DETROIT-- The Coaches for Kids Maize 'N' Green Tailgate party benefitting VIP Mentoring had former Wolverine and Spartan football players mingling at Ford Field. Also, veteran and storied coaches Lloyd Carr and George Perles regaled with humorous anecdotes while alumni from both schools ramped up for the big game. With support from Lear Corporation, Matcor Automotive and Netlink, the crowd was fairly even between MSU and U. of M. supporters. Most attendees were outfitted in their favorite team spirit colors. The No. 24 Spartans (7-1, 4-0 Big Ten) will play host to No. 23 Michigan (6-1, 2-1)... Read more →


Autism and Language Impairment Genetically Linked

Rutgers scientists also find strong evidence of a genetic connection in areas of social skills and repetitive behaviors Wednesday, October 30, 2013 By Robin Lally Courtesy of Ana Santini (left to right) Christian, Carlos, Corey and Lorenzo Miodus-Santini. Christian has specific learning impairment while Lorenzo is classified as autistic. Lorenzo Miodus-Santini an 11-year-old sixth-grader from Princeton, who was classified as autistic at only 13 months old, was never a big talker. As an infant he didn’t babble or coo. When he was a toddler beginning to speak, he would learn one word but forget another. His older brother, Christian, a... Read more →


PENNSYLVANIA TURKEY HUNTERS ADVISED OF SEASON CHANGES

Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) and eight Chicks (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Fall season begins Nov. 2 in most parts of state, season lengths vary by WMU. Turkey hunters preparing to head afield during Pennsylvania’s annual fall season are urged to review the opening and closing dates that apply within the Wildlife Management Units (WMUs) they hunt. The fall season has been lengthened by a week in some WMUs, and shortened by a week in others. Additionally, a WMU might have a later opening date, a weeklong or shorter season, or could be closed to fall turkey hunting altogether. “Different sets of... Read more →


SPORTSMEN'S RALLY Sunday, November 3

NJOA PRESS RELEASE "Attending the sportsmen's rally may well be the single thing sportsmen and sportswomen can do to secure the future of fishing, hunting, trapping, and natural resource conservation for generations to come." Anthony Mauro, Chairman, NJOA We've witnessed it for stretches that last decades, people in political power that do not understand outdoors issues and who write laws and policies that erode our basic freedoms to fish, hunt, trap, and access the great outdoors. In fact, in 2007, there was actually a bill that would have banned freshwater fishing and hunting in New Jersey. Sportsmen and sportswomen now... Read more →


Nearly 1 Million New Jerseyans Will See Cuts to Food Assistance This Week

English: Logo of the . (Photo credit: Wikipedia) press release October 30,2013 Expiration of Benefit Boost Comes as Congress Debates Even Deeper Cuts to Vital Food Program Beginning Friday, nearly 1 million New Jerseyans will see their food assistance benefits cut, when a temporary boost to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) expires. The cut in food assistance is the result of the October 31 expiration of a modest boost in benefits to SNAP recipients that policymakers included in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to strengthen the economy and ease hardship. It will... Read more →


Gloucester City PD Crime Report October 21st through October 28th

CRIME REPORT October 21st. – October 28th. 10/21/13 (3:25 pm) A resident of the 1100 block of Market Street reported sometime during the day, unknown person(s) entered her residence through an unlocked first floor window and stole a lap top computer and jewelry. 10/22/13 (10:09 am) A vacant residence in the 100 block of S. Burlington Street was found to have been burglarized and copper piping was stolen from the basement. 10/22/13 (1:39 pm) Officers responded to Gloucester City High School for a report of a bomb threat called into the school. The school was evacuated, searched and the threat... Read more →


Prosser Receives Seven Year Prison Sentence for Baseball Bat Assault

press release WOODBURY NJ--Brandon M. Prosser (DOB 1/15/92), of 522 Wesley Ave., National Park pleaded guilty today (10/29) to second-degree aggravated assault, acknowledging that he used an aluminum baseball bat to strike the head of a 52-year-old man sleeping on a sofa in the defendant’s home on 6/18/09. At the time, Prosser was a juvenile and a Family Court judge ordered that he be prosecuted as an adult. The victim, who had a relationship with Prosser’s mother, sustained multiple skull fractures. “Did you do that recklessly, manifesting extreme indifference to human life?” defense attorney Ron Appleby asked Prosser, his client.... Read more →


Paulsboro teacher in luring, misconduct trial

Press release October 30, 2013 Suspended Paulsboro High School biology teacher Michael Furey (DOB 12/2/63), of West Deptford NJ was found guilty today (10/29) of official misconduct and luring, specifically by pretending to be a boy on the Myspace social networking service in an effort to have a sexual encounter with one of his students. In Furey’s non-jury trial, the student testified she thought the messages she was receiving in 2010, some of them very sexual in nature, were coming from someone her own age. “Nobody could contact me unless they were under the age of 18,” she specified in... Read more →


Marijuana convictions could bring extended term

press release October 301, 2013 WOODBURY NJ--As a result of a prior narcotics conviction, Marquis C. Moody (DOB 6/24/84), of 476 Deptford Ave., Deptford NJ faces an extended prison term following his conviction today (10/30) on charges of third-degree possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and fourth-degree possession of more than 50 grams of marijuana. At sentencing scheduled for 12/20/13, Senior Assistant Gloucester County Prosecutor Paul Colangelo will request that Moody be sentenced as a second-degree offender, which could result in a state prison sentence of five to ten years. A jury that found Moody guilty heard testimony last... Read more →


Camden County PD Seeking Info on Armed Robbers

Press release October 30, 2013 (Camden, NJ) – The Camden County Police Department is seeking information on two masked men who robbed an East Camden bakery Tuesday afternoon. At approximately 1:33 p.m., two suspects walked into Lynn’s Bakery at 3504 Federal St. Each suspect brandished a black handgun which they pointed at a store employee while demanding money. The employee gave the suspects money from the cash register and they then fled the area. Suspect #1 was wearing a tan and white hooded sweatshirt and dark jeans. Suspect #2 was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and black and white Adidas... Read more →


MAN INDICTED FOR ROBBING, KILLING WILLINGBORO GAS STATION ATTENDANT

Zedrick T. Johnson also indicted for robbing a convenient store a day later MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. - Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced today that a Willingboro man has been indicted for killing an attendant during a robbery at the Lukoil gas station on Route 130 north in Willingboro on February 11, 2013 and for robbing a convenience store a day later. Zedrick T. Johnson, age 35, with a last known address of 2 Bentley Lane in Willingboro, N.J., was indicted by a Burlington County Grand Jury in connection with the Lukoil incident on one count of Murder (First... Read more →


Move to November Elections Continues; Candidate Rate Remains Level

NJSB press release Trenton, Oct. 29 -- Voters headed to the polls next week will choose new school board candidates in 501 New Jersey school districts, as the total number of New Jersey districts opting for November school board elections continues to increase, the New Jersey School Boards Association reported today. A total of 1,853 candidates are running for election to school boards, with 1,501 total seats up for grabs. Some 34 communities decided this year to move their annual school elections to November, leaving only 40 going to the polls in April. Paterson, in Passaic County , was the... Read more →


MAGNIFICAT DAY 2013

ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA AND THE MAGNIFICAT FOUNDATION TO HOST MAGNIFICAT DAY 2013 The Archdiocese of Philadelphia, in collaboration with the Magnificat Foundation, is pleased to host Magnificat Day, a unique gathering for liturgical prayer, music, inspirational talks and reflection. Saturday, November 9th, 2013 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Pennsylvania Convention Center 1101 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 Thousands of faithful from around the country will hear presentations from Father Robert Barren, acclaimed author of the Catholicism series, and Father Peter John Cameron, o.p., Editor-in-Chief of Magnificat. Attendees will also have the opportunity to adore the Blessed Sacrament in the Adoration... Read more →


NORCROSS GROUP OFFERS TO BUY OUT MINORITY OWNERS OF INKY | NEWSWORKS

Katz rejects buyout offer, open to outside management of Inquirer 'Lion and Leopard' charts 19th century artistic clash centered at PAFA Audio timeline of NBC10 coverage Dave Davies ddavies@whyy.org The battle over the future of the Philadelphia Inquirer has taken an interesting turn, with co- owner George Norcross and his allies publicly offering to buy out adversaries Lewis Katz and H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest for $29 million. Katz summarily rejected the notion in a brief telephone interview, but indicated he'd be open to an idea proposed by the Newspaper Guild that the warring sides bring in an "impartial industry expert" to... Read more →


ELK SHOT ILLEGALLY, REWARD OFFERED

press release October 29, 2013 Groups combine to pledge $3,800 for information leading to conviction in Elk County. A reward is being offered in relation to a bull elk that was shot illegally earlier this month. The 5- by 5-point bull was found injured and hiding in a patch of goldenrod soon after daylight on Oct. 15, near Benezette, Pa. in Elk County. The elk is believed to have been shot at about 3 a.m., when residents of Winslow Hill, near Benezette, heard several shots. The elk apparently was shot while in the front yard of a nearby residence, and... Read more →


Bank Robbery at the Susquehanna Patriot Bank

MEDIA RELEASE 2013- 13249 BANK ROBBERY 10/30/2013 MOORESTOWN NJ--Moorestown Police were dispatched to the report of a Bank Robbery at the Susquehanna Patriot Bank, 501 S. Lenola Rd. on 10/30/13 at 11:34 am. While enroute, responding officers were advised that a lone white male wearing a light gray baseball type hat with Philadelphia Eagles logo, Black Hooded Sweatshirt, gray pants, and dark colored sneakers had left the scene on foot towards Kings Highway (See photo). There were no injuries to employees or patrons of the bank. The subject was further described as in his 20’s, approximately 6 foot tall, stocky... Read more →


MV death, burglary sentences ruled not excessive

press release October 30, 2013 A Woodbury NJ man’s six- year New Jersey state prison sentence in a 2011 vehicular homicide and a Wrightstown NJ man’s five- year NJSP term for a series of Greenwich Township burglaries between May and July 2011 were both found to be not excessive by a state appeals court. The court heard oral arguments on the cases last week. Assistant Gloucester County Prosecutor Joseph Enos, who opposed the appeals of Rene Berben’s (DOB 9/3/85) sentence in his death by auto case and that of Efrain Rodriguez (DOB 8/26/79) for his admitted break-ins was notified of... Read more →


Palmyra Halloween 2013!

It may be "More than Just a Parade!", but the Parade is tonight! The Halloween Parade begins at 7:00 PM. The Parade Route begins in Riverton on Howard St., to right on Broad St. and into Palmyra, then crosses over the tracks at Park Avenue to enter Legion Field. Prizes will be given out when everyone reaches Legion Field. There will be Goodie Bags, live entertainment, and plenty of snacks for sale too! For Parade participants the staging area is Riverton School at the blacktop and on Howard Street. Line up begins at 6:00 PM. Everyone needs to check in... Read more →


Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding, Recovery Effort Continues

By David Vergun Army News Service WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2013 - Hurricane Sandy stormed ashore in Brigantine, N.J., on Oct. 29, 2012. Soldiers with the 28th Military Police Company, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, prepare to depart from Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa., Nov. 4, 2012, to support Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in the New York City area. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Ted Nichols (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution imageavailable. The storm carved a swath of destruction from Florida to Maine and its fury was felt as far inland as the Appalachian Mountains, and as far west as Michigan and... Read more →


NJDOT to reconfigure a section of Route 168 in Mount Ephraim and Haddon Heights

(Trenton) – NJDOT today announced plans to implement a permanent new striping pattern along Route 168 from north of Interstate 295 (milepost 7.5) to Merchant Street (milepost 8.6) which is designed to improve safety and mobility for all users of the road while relieving vehicular congestion in Mount Ephraim and Haddon Heights, Camden County. NJDOT’s maintenance contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to begin temporary striping activities On Wednesday night, October 30. The new striping plan will retrofit the highway and reduce the number of travel lanes from four (two in each direction) to two travel lanes (one in each... Read more →


All The News That's Not Fit To Print

By John Reynolds/Diary of a Madman I emailed this to the editors of a few of our local newspapers that come out with a print editions a couple of weeks ago to try and prod them into taking a critical look at our local candidates in order to help the electorate make a more informed decision at the polls, and not get bamboozled by the deceptive marketing tactics used by the well financed incumbents bombarding our mailboxes with campaign ads. I had time to kill and Googled (insert your favorite town) and the names of various newspaper URLs that cover... Read more →


PREVENTION FIRST AND ACTAVIS, INC. TEAM UP

TO PROMOTE PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION IN NEW JERSEY Ocean Township, NJ, October 28, 2013- On Wednesday, November 6, 2013, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Prevention First will be hosting a dinner, free to local physicians and their staff members, at the Sheraton Eatontown Hotel on Route 35 in Eatontown, NJ.The dinner, sponsored by Actavis, Inc., will serve to launch The Prevention Works Project, an initiative aiming to put prescription drug abuse in the spotlight by supplying pediatricians' offices with information for parents about preventing prescription drug abuse and promoting hobbies among children. The Prevention Works Project will be piloted... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: The Diamond W Ranch

BY Slim Randles CNBNews.net I was invited recently to join Bob Milford, manager of the prestigious Diamond W Ranch, on a drive-around tour of the place. It’s a huge, private ranch, with tiny ex-logging roads winding around through 13,000 acres of pine trees and rocks. A real paradise. But I was horrified to see wooden street signs nailed to trees wherever two of these old logging trails came together. “Oh no,” I said, out loud. “What’s the matter?” Bob asked. “I see you’re planning a subdivision here.” Bob started laughing when I pointed at the signs. “Those are for the... Read more →


Former Congressman Richard G. Renzi Sentenced for Extortion and Bribery

Rick Renzi (Photo credit: Wikipedia) in Illegal Federal Land Swap Former U.S. Congressman Rick Renzi was sentenced today to serve 36 months in prison following his June conviction by a federal jury in Tucson, Ariz., for extortion, bribery, insurance fraud, money laundering and racketeering. Renzi’s co-defendant, James Sandlin, was also sentenced today to serve 18 months in prison for his role in the extortion, bribery and money laundering scheme. Acting Assistant Attorney General Mythili Raman of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, First Assistant U.S. Attorney Elizabeth A. Strange of the District of Arizona, Special Agent in Charge Douglas G. Price... Read more →


Mike Friedman for Voorhees Township Committee

MIKE FRIEDMAN VOLUNTEER PUSH Saturday, November 2nd, 10:30AM Tom Booth's Law Office (Evesham Rd in Voorhees) Lunch will be provided Mike Friedman's campaign for Voorhees Township Committee is in its final days and he needs your help to get across the finish line. It will be a great day for Voorhees Township and for this organization when a public servant like Mike can be reelected despite a well-funded smear campaign from the opposition and a strong registration advantage for the Democrats. Please come out for just a few hours this Saturday at 10:30AM and help make this campaign a success.... Read more →


MOTORISTS URGED TO BE CAUTIOUS FOR DEER ON ROADS

NJ DOT Encourages Motorists to Report Trouble Spots TRENTON - The Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Fish and Wildlife is urging motorists to be alert for white-tailed deer on roads across the state with the arrival of the fall breeding season, especially during morning and evening commutes when visibility may be poor and deer are more active. Drivers should be extra alert to avoid collisions that could result in injuries and damage to their vehicles, as deer movements related to breeding have begun and will pick up in the coming weeks. Motorists are encouraged to alert the Department of... Read more →


What would you do? Mom takes bullying into her own hands

Cherie Darby/NJ.com Community Manager October 29, 2013 at 11:32:48 AM EDT A Toms River mom, received two years probation for boarding a school bus and striking students who allegedly bullied her daughter. Rebecca Sardoni, the 29-year-old mom pleaded guilty to one count of fourth-degree criminal trespass, harassment and simple assault last month. Sardoni decided to take things into her own hands, saying school officials weren't doing enough to protect her daughter, who is in the fourth grade atEast Dover Elementary School. According to students who were on the bus, Mrs. Sardoni boarded the bus with her 51-year-old mother, Stephanie. The... Read more →


PHILADELPHIA PA: High-priced talent gathers for court battle over Marimow firing

A BLOG BY DAVE DAVIES NEWSWORKS OCTOBER 22, 2013 Strange days. I'm sitting in a city hall courtroom to witness the official gathering of combatants in the crossfire lawsuits over the sudden firing two weeks ago of Philadelphia Inquirer editor Bill Marimow. It's a dispute that could leave the paper in leadership limbo for months, years maybe, while its bitterly feuding owners litigate their differences. How crazy is it? Sitting there waiting for things to begin, I decide to do a rough estimate of the legal costs of the proceeding. I figure conservatively, the meter was running at $100 per... Read more →


Former Assemblyman Albert Coutinho Sentenced for Stealing Funds from Charitable Foundation

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that former New Jersey Assemblyman Albert Coutinho was sentenced today for stealing funds from his family’s charitable foundation and filing false financial disclosure forms with the Legislature.Coutinho, 44, of Newark, was sentenced to three years of probation by Superior Court Judge Gerald J. Council in Mercer County. He was ordered to perform 50 hours of community service and to make full restitution of $32,500 to the charitable foundation. Coutinho pleaded guilty on Sept. 12 to a third-degree charge of theft by unlawful taking and a fourth-degree charge of falsifying or tampering... Read more →


ROADWORK ON WASHINGTON STREET AND KING STREET TO BEGIN OCTOBER 30

press release The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders have announced a road resurfacing project to begin in Hainesport and Mount Holly Townships. Resurfacing of a 0.7-mile portion of Washington Street (County Route 537) and a 0.1- mile portion of King Street (County Route 691) is expected to begin this Wednesday, October 30, 2013. . The project involves milling & overlay of Washington Street from Cumberland Avenue in Hainesport to King Street in Mount Holly and milling & overlay of King Street from Rancocas Road to Washington Street in Mount Holly. The work is expected to take about one week... Read more →


TCNJ football alums featured tonight on NFL Network

press release October 29, 2013 Ewing, NJ… Three football alums from The College of New Jersey will be featured this evening on the ‘NFL Network’ with regard to their experiences of Hurricane Sandy and how football has played a role in community recovery. At 10:30 p.m. tonight, “NFL Films Presents” is airing a program that includes interviews with former Lions’ football players Julian (Jay) Price ’93, Jeff Bower ’07, ’10, and Steve Bower ’10. The special reflects on the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy one year after it struck the New Jersey Shore. The 30-minute show speaks of the resolve of... Read more →


Latest Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted Report Released

10/28/13 A Florida detective was shot and killed while investigating a residence believed to house a meth lab. An Arizona deputy sheriff lost his life responding to a burglary alarm at a business. A Washington state park ranger was shot and killed after she attempted to conduct a traffic stop. These three law enforcement officers were among the 48 officers around the nation who died in 2012 as a result of felonious incidents in the line of duty, according to the FBI’s latest Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted (LEOKA) report. All 48 officers would have undoubtedly considered their actions... Read more →