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June 2014

Ex-Philadelphia Cop Convicted for Interfering with a Federal Drug Investigation

PHILADELPHIA – Rafael Cordero, 53, of Philadelphia, was sentenced today to 180 months in prison for interfering with the federal drug investigation of the Christian Serrano/Edwin Medina Drug Trafficking Organizations (“DTOs”). Cordero, who at the time was a 23-year veteran of the Philadelphia Police Department, provided sensitive law enforcement information about drug investigations to his half-brother, David Garcia, a member of the Serrano/Medina DTOs. Cordero was convicted on December 3, 2013. Cordero told his half-brother about a surveillance camera put up by the DEA to monitor activities occurring at a garage, located at 538 East Indiana Street in Philadelphia, used... Read more →

The Pace of Play (POP) Committee

Camden Riversharks (Photo credit: Wikipedia) ATLANTIC LEAGUE COMMISSIONS “PACE OF PLAY” COMMITTEE Veteran Baseball Execs and Players Including Tal Smith, Roland Hemond, Cecil Cooper, Joe Klein, Bud Harrelson and Sparky Lyle to Address Game Length and Pace Denver, CO – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) today announced the formation of the Pace of Play (POP) Committee, tasked with reviewing ways to reduce the average time and enliven the pace of baseball games in order to enhance overall fan experience. The Committee will solicit and review ideas from fans, media, and baseball on-field and administrative personnel, in addition to... Read more →

Philadelphia Robbery Suspects Arrested

Suspects Jeffery Chandler (left) and Samiyyah Poteat (right) Arrested for Multiple Robberies in the 6th and 7th Districts Jun 25, 2014 at 10:36 AM By Gary Mercante Incident #1: Central Detectives Division asking for the public’s help locating Jeffery Chandler for a robbery in West Poplar. On June 11, 2014, at 6:40 pm, the victim, a 68 year-old-male, was getting into his car outside of Yury’s Gun Range located at 544 North Percy Street when the two suspects exited their parked car, a late model dark colored coupe (2-door), possibly a Honda Accord, and approached him. Suspect #2, pointed a... Read more →

Remembering Mississippi Burning

The burned interior of the station wagon that was discovered following the disappearance of activists Michael Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman. A Byte Out of History 50 Years Since Mississippi Burning 06/20/14 Fifty years ago, our country was in the midst of a struggle to extend full rights and liberties to all of its citizens. On the national stage, the long legislative fight on the landmark Civil Rights Act was nearing a conclusion. Regionally, the push to roll back odious Jim Crow laws led to demonstrations between opponents of the legal discrimination and supporters of the status quo. In... Read more →

The Wiggles Are Coming! : cnbnews.net

English: The Wiggles performing at the MCI Center, November 8, 2007 with the new yellow Wiggle, Sam Moran. Photo by Anthony Arambula (Photo credit: Wikipedia) NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After years of captivating children from around the globe, the number one children's entertainment group, The Wiggles, are bringing their "catchy brand of preschool pop" (Chicago Tribune) back to North American audiences with the "Ready, Steady, Wiggle" tour. This Fall, the "forever young" (Detroit Free Press) quartet will delight families across the country in support of their new CD and DVD, Apples and Bananas (available August 26th) as... Read more →

THINGS TO DO This Weekend

What's Happening Independence Week Wawa Welcome America, the multi-day festival celebrating America's birthday in America's birthplace, kicks off this Saturday, June 28 with the Liberty Block Party, as the streets around the Shops at Liberty Place are closed down for a free celebration from noon to 10pm. Sample food from local restaurants and food trucks, enjoy live entertainment on two stages, plus many more family friendly activities. R&B group New Edition will be honored by the City of Philadelphia. Events continue with a Mural Arts Paint Day on Sunday, June 29, 12pm-4pm, East Parkside, 1100 N. 41st Street, Philadelphia. Go... Read more →

The House On Cleveland Avenue (Cont.) Part III

by Earl Foster / CNBNews.net Unexplainable occurrences by this time had become something I was getting used to but my fear grew in spite of that. When the radio was removed from my room due to unexplainable activity is when I realized it wasn't the radio "they" were following. The radio was simply a channel used to make their presence known, an attention getting avenue if you will. I became keenly aware of this when I began seeing shadows and shapes moving through the upstairs hallway of this house coupled with an acute sense of not being alone. It was... Read more →

Afghanistan War Takes Another Life, Sgt. Thomas Z. Spitzer, age 23 of New Braunfels, Texas

IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2014 DOD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Sgt. Thomas Z. Spitzer, 23, of New Braunfels, Texas, died June 25 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, California. Posted with Blogsy Read more →

The White Horse Road Bridge between Voorhees & Somerdale Closed Indefinitely | Nixle

Gibbsboro Fire Department Notice The bridge between Voorhees and Somerdale on White Horse Road will be closed indefinitely to all traffic (foot and vehicle). Know one can walk to the Lindenwold speedline station from Voorhees on White Horse Road. Plan on another route until further notice. Somerdale Road is open but will be congested. Any speedline station can get passengers to Lindenwold for connections to busses or NJ. Transit trains. Address/Location Gibbsboro Fire Company No.1 131 Hilliards Road Gibbsboro, NJ 08026 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-435-9626 via local.nixle.com Related articles Naked male high on drugs assaults officer and tries to... Read more →

Wells Fargo Center Host NHL DRAFT This Weekend

One of hockey’s biggest off-season events comes to Philly The NHL Draft comes to Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center June 27 and June 28, 2014. CREDIT: PHOTO COURTESY OF WELLS FARGO CENTER PHILADELPHIA PA--The City of Brotherly Love is in for a treat: The 2014 NHL Draft comes to Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center this June. Hockey fans throughout the Greater Philadelphia Region can be on hand to witness the beginning of the careers of future NHL stars. Round One of the draft begins on Friday, June 27 at 7 p.m. and continues with Rounds Two through Seven on Saturday, June 28... Read more →


Local students named to Spring 2014 Dean's List at Wake Forest University WINSTON SALEM, NC (06/24/2014)(readMedia)-- The following local students were named to the Spring 2014 Dean's List at Wake Forest University. Michelle Amand of Turnersville (08012) Sanad Ashraf of Vineland (08361) Paulomi Banerjee of Cherry Hill (08003) Lee Begelman of Voorhees (08043) Laura Ciciarelli of Wall (07719) Shannon Ciprut of Belmar (07719) Michael Cooper of Blackwood (08012) Sara Culbertson of Moorestown (08057) Taylor Dow of Lumberton (08048) Amanda Dunn of Medford (08055) Kelsey Gaier of Haddonfield (08033) Wake Forest University (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Kijana George of Swedesboro (08085) Emily... Read more →

CNBNEWS BUSINESS SCENE: Kiddie Academy of Runnemede Course, Where Did I Come From?

Runnemede, NJ (Grassroots Newswire) June 24, 2014 - With Memorial Day having just passed, and July 4th just around the corner, many children can easily mistake these national holidays (and others) as just another reason to celebrate. Synonymous with backyard barbecues, parades, and bright, colorful firework displays, the Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day, is anything but your average holiday. While celebrating is wonderful, we need to ensure that children understand the history that is behind the festivities that occur on our national holidays. Tony Serrano, Franchise Owner of Kiddie Academy of Runnemede, an educationally focused child care... Read more →

Medical Study: Babies Born in the Fall Are Faster, Fitter, and Stronger | Medical Daily

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Discussion: Should Public Schools be Free to Pin Down Students?

by Amanda Zamora ProPublica, Jun. 25, 2014, 10:45 am Icon by Luis Prado from the Noun Project (CC BY 3.0) Should teachers be allowed to forcibly restrain students or hold them in rooms against their will even in cases where there’s no emergency? What are the best practices for handling uncooperative students, especially those with disabilities? Our recent investigation on the widespread use of restraints and so-called seclusions of kids in public schools has raised questions about the dangers of the tactics, and whether they’re being overused. As Heather Vogell reports: School superintendents who defend the practices say they are... Read more →

Berks County DA Announces Charges Against 48-Mid and Street Level Drug Dealers

HARRISBURG (June 25, 2014)- Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane and Berks County District Attorney John Adams today announced charges against 48 mid- and street-level drug dealers operating in and around Berks County. The joint investigation, known as "Operation Tourniquet," began in July 2013 and focused on the distribution of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana and prescription medications. The investigation revealed that the mid- and street-level dealers were part of two organizations, who were loosely tied and responsible for distributing drugs throughout at least three counties including Berks, Lancaster and Schuylkill. Agents and detectives utilized a number of undercover drug buys and... Read more →

CNBNews ARCHIVES: Tax Relief for Gloucester City Seniors (First Time Applicants)

Gloucester City Mayor Bill James (Photo credit: CNBNEWS.NET) CNBNEWS ARCHIVES POSTED Friday, February 27, 2009 GLOUCESTER CITY NJ February 7, 2009--“Most of our senior citizens should now qualify for this program if they own their own homes”, Mayor Bill James. Those qualified are directly reimbursed by the state for the difference between the amount of local property taxes paid in the base year (the year applicants become eligible and first filed for the program) and the amount of the property taxes paid for the reimbursement year. Forms to apply for retroactive refunds for 2007 will be available in the Gloucester... Read more →

Brooklawn NJ: Large Water Main Break, Service Is Down, Boil Water Alert Has Been Issued

Update: By CNBNews.net BROOKLAWN NJ (June 26, 2014)--Some residents in the Borough of Brooklawn have been without water since 10:30 AM. A large water main break is responsible for shutting down service. Donna M. Domico, Public Works Supt., released the following notice in response to the break. She is warning residents who do have water to boil it first before drinking it. To the residents of Brooklawn: Brooklawn Water Department is providing notification that a water main break has occurred at 610 New Broadway, nearest cross street is Chestnut St., (near the area of the Broaway Bridge construction). Some customers... Read more →

Did Ex-Chestefield Mayor Use Official Position to Acquire Farm at No Cost, Plus $372,500 Profit?

View Indictment TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that Lawrence Durr – a longtime committeeman, mayor and planning board member in Chesterfield Township – has been indicted on official misconduct charges for allegedly entering an undisclosed deal to sell transferrable development rights on a 104-acre farm to a developer, and then using his official positions to advance the developer’s plan to build a major residential and commercial project at another site in the township. Under his deal with developer Renaissance Properties Inc., Durr bought the farm from its owner in 2006 for $2 million, and subsequently sold... Read more →

Striking Member of Local 542 Union Assaults 60-year-Old Man

Wanted: Suspect for Assault in the 26th District Jun 23, 2014 at 10:05 AM By Gary Mercante On June 19, 2014, at 6:15 am, the complainant, a 60 year-old male, was working at 300 East Wildey Street when he was approached by members of Local 542 Union who were picketing. When the complainant attempted to enter the property an unknown Hispanic male, who was picketing, grabbed him from behind and threw him into a fence. The complainant was transported to Episcopal Hospital for treatment of pain in his neck and back. Suspect Description: Hispanic male, mid 20 years-of-age, wearing a... Read more →

Obituary: BarbaraJo A. Bartkevicius of Bellmawr

BarbaraJo A. Bartkevicius (nee Connell), suddenly on June 24, 2014, of Bellmawr. Age 55. Beloved wife of John Bartkevicius. Devoted mother of Ashley Ann Hoyer and her fiance’ Anthony Lacovara. Loving mom-mom of Nathan Bollinger. Devoted daughter of the late Harry and Estelle Connell. Dear sister of Chris Keough (Ken), Frank Connell (Joan), James Connell and the late Butch Connell and sister-in-law of Joseph Bartkevicius (Diane). Daughter-in-law of Justin Bartkevicius. Special aunt of Terri Bennett-Boner. Loving niece of Barbara Althouse. Also survived by many loving cousins, nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation from 12:30... Read more →

VISIT PHILADELPHIA: Spruce Street Harbor Park

From Friday, June 27 through Sunday, August 31, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation transforms the Penn’s Landing Marina at Columbus Boulevard and Spruce Street into a pop-up summertime village with a beer garden, restaurant and more. The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation’s new jewel boasts all of the essential elements for a summertime revery — ample outdoor seating, local beer offerings and higher-end grab-and-go food available from a cargo container — and will be free and open to the public every day from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. The pop-up spot also features a hammock garden, boardwalk, urban beach, fountains and... Read more →


An awesome fireworks display that is set to Thomas Bergersen’s “Heart of Courage” as the soundtrack. This fireworks show looks so real that many people will think it’s real, however, it has been produced using CGI (computer generated imagery). If you like to watch Funny, Cool, and Interesting Videos Subscribe for FREE to the Video of the Day Source Big Geek Daddy Read more →

Vanderbilt, College World Series Champs!

John Norwood circles the bases after hitting HR photo credit Bruce Thorson | USA TODAY Sports Images Jarrod Breeze | NCAA.com Last Updated - Jun 26, 2014 03:04 EDT OMAHA, Neb. -- A meeting of the minds between the Vanderbilt coaching staff led to a change in the Commodore batting order and ultimately, a national championship. Vanderbilt coach Tim Corbin penciled John Norwood in the 4-hole for Wednesday’s night’s deciding Game 3 of the CWS Finals, and the junior center fielder delivered with a game-winning home run as the Commodores beat Virginia 3-2 for its first national title in a... Read more →

Gun Carrying Suspect Arrested in Camden

Posted on June 25, 2014 by CCPD (Camden, NJ) – Camden County Police Department Officer Anthony Rodriguez arrested a suspect early Wednesday who was in possession of two illegal handguns. Officer Rodriguez was on directed patrol addressing quality of life issues in Bergen Square near the corner of Ramona Gonzalez Street and Princeton Avenue just after 1:20 a.m. Officer Rodriguez engaged suspect Luis Jones, 21, of Camden, to investigate. Jones ran from the area and was apprehended after a short pursuit. During the apprehension, Jones was found to be in possession of two handguns – a loaded, semi-automatic .32-caliber Keltec... Read more →

News | camdencountypd.org | Camden County Police Department

Camden County Police Department officers caught an armed suspect Tuesday morning in North Camden who was wanted in Deptford for an attempted murder and armed robbery earlier that day. Just before 9:50 a.m. Tuesday, Deptford Police officers responded to an armed robbery on the 1000 block of Mantua Pike in which the suspect used a conducted energy device on a victim and fired a handgun toward another victim. After fleeing in one of the victims’ vehicles, the suspect was subsequently tracked to Camden. Officers from the Camden County Police Department, Deptford Police Department, Westville Police Department and the Gloucester County... Read more →

Another town hall meeting, same Christie mantra: I will veto tax hikes — NewsWorks

Gov. Chris Christie came to South Jersey today for another town hall style meeting and to send several messages back to Democrats in Trenton. Christie started off his 122nd town hall meeting by saying he was ready to take decisive action against any tax increases the Democrats who control the New Jersey Legislature might send to him, including an income tax hike for millionaires. "Let me guarantee you what is going to happen, the same thing that has happened every time they have sent me an income tax increase in the nearly five years that I have been governor, I'm... Read more →

Joseph Richter Jr., age 22, of West Deptford, Graduate of West Deptford HS Class of 2009

Joseph Richter, Jr., age 22, of West Deptford, NJ, suddenly on June 20, 2014. Legacy Joey was a true sports fan, who cheered on the Phillies, Eagles, and Flyers to victory, enjoyed watching NASCAR, and spending time on the river bank fishing. He graduated West Deptford High School in 2009 and is best remembered as an energetic and outgoing best friend whose laughter and heart of gold will be missed by everyone, especially his parents and sister. Family Beloved son of Joseph Sr. and Judith (née Mulcahy); Cherished brother to Danielle; Treasured grandson to Mary Lou Mulcahy (the late Leo),... Read more →

NJ High School Student Charged with Hacking into School Computer and Changing Grades

Related articles CBS 2: Orange High School Suspends At Least 30 After Hacker Changes Grades Do over: High school grades, attendance records hacked Miami Teen Hacked into Computer to Change Grade, Now Faces 8 Felonies Shanghai Students Hack College Website to Change Physical Education Scores Read more →

Vanderbilt falls flat in areas that led to Game 1 victory

2nd game of 2006 finals of College World series at Rosenblatt stadium in Omaha, - Univ. of North Carolina vs. Oregon State. Photograph taken by John Workman. 18:25, 31 January 2007 . .(Photo credit: Wikipedia) Different Commodores Jarrod Breeze | NCAA.com Last Updated - Jun 25, 2014 09:13 EDT Contact |Archive |RSS OMAHA, Neb. -- What Vanderbilt did to hang on to win Game 1 of the CWS Finals the Dores couldn’t do to slam the door on Virginia in Game 2. The pitching was wobbly, the defense wasn’t sharp and the offense sputtered as the Commodores lost 7-2 on... Read more →

Attention! Pennsylvania veterans of Desert Shield or Desert Storm are Eligible for a Bonus

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs reminds Pennsylvania veterans that it offers a special one-time payment to honor the service and sacrifice of those who served on active duty in the Persian Gulf Theater of Operations from Aug. 2, 1990 – Aug. 31, 1991. "Pennsylvania veterans of Desert Shield or Desert Storm are eligible for this bonus and with a little over one year until the program ends we are trying to spread the word," said Brig. Gen. Jerry Beck, deputy adjutant general for veterans affairs. "I encourage everyone to share this... Read more →

HOME COUNTRY: Alphonse “Windy” Wilson Trolling for an Audience | cnbnews.net

BY Slim Randles/CNBNEWS.NET On a good, warm Saturday morning, you have your choice here in our valley: yard saling or livestock saling. Since Windy didn’t need have much of a need to rummage through stacks of doilies or record albums starring Patti Page or the Kingston Trio, he headed for the sale barn. You see, Alphonse “Windy” Wilson doesn’t have a ranch or farm. No, Windy was trolling for an audience. He tried the coffee shop there, but there were just two ranchers there, and they were in an intense conversation. He walked around through the waiting pens, and it... Read more →

CyclePhilly Bike Route App Available

DVRPC Logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) press release (Philadelphia, PA) – CyclePhilly, a mobile application created for bicyclists around Greater Philadelphia, is available. The app records cyclist biking habits such as route and time traveled, as well as the purpose of the trip. The data received provides an additional resource for local planners and agencies in an effort to understand bicycle trends, routes, and trip purposes, implement better bicycle facilities, and connect the region’s trail network, known as The Circuit. The application was developed by a group of volunteers from Code for Philly, a branch of Code for America’s Brigade Program,... Read more →

Supreme Court Knocks Down NJ's Appeal on Legal Sports Betting

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Six Public School Employees Charged with Stealing from the Free School Lunch Program

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that six women, all public employees, were charged today with stealing a total of more than $10,000 from the federally funded free and reduced-price school lunch program by filing false applications for their children. The charges are the result of investigations by the Division of Criminal Justice and the New Jersey State Police, stemming from referrals by the New Jersey Office of the State Comptroller. The Office of the State Comptroller referred numerous potential cases to the Division of Criminal Justice involving public employees or their families who allegedly under-reported their... Read more →


UPDATED: On June 24, 2014 Peter Feuerherd, spokesman for the Camden Diocese said in a response to the questions we asked him on June 23, that the Diocese of Camden does not own the Gloucester Catholic Boys Annex building. St. Mary’s Parish owns that building. We contacted Monsignor James P. Curran, pastor of St. Mary’s Parish, for clarification. “In the 1960’s the Diocese of Camden took over the administration of Gloucester Catholic High School,” said Monsignor Curran. “But St. Mary’s Parish remained the owner of the Boys Annex {Burlington and Monmouth Streets} and all the other buildings that house the... Read more →

CNBNews Business Scene: TimberTech Docksider Being Used to Rebuild New Jersey Boardwalks

WILMINGTON, Ohio, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Only a handful of New Jersey beach towns continue to rebuild their boardwalks along the Atlantic shoreline in the second summer after Superstorm Sandy leveled or damaged many of them. Last May, Spring Lake, New Jersey Mayor Jennifer Naughton and the town council unveiled the new two-mile Spring Lake boardwalk, rebuilt with TimberTech Docksider, a popular low-maintenance composite decking material specifically designed for docks and boardwalks. Selected for its ability to resist moisture damage, splitting, splintering, rot and decay during a long hot summer, this year the TimberTech boardwalk faced one of the... Read more →


English: Two of Philadelphia's former highest structures stand side by side in this photograph. In front we have the tower of City Hall and in the back One Liberty Place. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The City of Philadelphia announced the launch of the 2014 Summer Meals program and the opening of more than 800 summer meal sites, which provide free and healthy breakfast, lunches and snacks to thousands of Philadelphians ages 18 and younger every Monday through Friday through August 29, 2014. Meal sites are located at a variety of public spaces, including recreation centers, schools, churches and community centers. In... Read more →

Harrah Hotel-Casino Customer Claims He Was Pummeled By In-House Security Guards

English: Harrah's Atlantic City 777 Harrah's Blvd (Photo credit: Wikipedia) HACKENSACK, N.J., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anthony Flora, a Hudson County resident is the latest victim of a "gang-like" beating by a squad of in-house security guards at Harrah's hotel-casino, according to his recently filed civil complaint naming Harrah's, its parent company, Caesars, and numerous related businesses. He becomes the eighth plaintiff to file similar lawsuits against one of the world's largest gaming and resort operators. Mr. Flora, 36, asserts in his complaint that he was a preferred guest (known as a "Total Rewards" member) at Harrah's on September... Read more →

Operation Cross Country VIII: 168 Minors Rescued, 281 Suspects Arrested

press release June 24, 2014 Over the past week, the FBI and multiple law enforcement agencies in Essex, Union, and Atlantic Counties conducted proactive enforcement operations in various cities, focusing on the identification and recovery of victims of sexual trafficking, announced Aaron T. Ford, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Newark Division. SAC Ford made the announcement on behalf of several law enforcement partners that took part in the operation. The law enforcement activity was part of a national initiative known as Operation Cross Country VIII. Operation Cross Country supports the FBI’s Innocence Lost National Initiative, which targets criminal... Read more →

Doctors Urge Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening for Men Over 65

English: A contrast enhanced CT scan demonstrating an abdominal aortic aneurysm of 4.8 * 3.8 cm (Photo credit: Wikipedia) (NewsUSA) - Ray Territ, 75, was playing golf when his feet started feeling abnormally heavy. After his legs started to hurt, Territ made an appointment with his Kaiser Permanente family physician, Lisa Tran, M.D., in Southern California. When Dr. Tran reviewed Territ's medical history in Kaiser Permanente HealthConnect, one of the world's largest private electronic health records, she quickly identified that he was missing a screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm. Dr. Tran advised Territ to get tested, and he agreed. His... Read more →

PHILADELPHIA: Suspect Milton Garcia Arrested for Robbery/Sexual Assault in the 9th District

Jun 24, 2014 at 12:52 PM By Gary Mercante The Philadelphia Police Department has arrested suspect Milton Garcia for a robbery/aggravated assault in the Rittenhouse section of the city. On Saturday, June 21, 2014, at 1:20 am, the complainant, a 26 year-old female, was walking to her residence on the 1900 block of Spruce Street after having left the “Ladder 15″ tavern at 15th & Sansom Streets. As she approached her residence, an unknown male approached her from behind, grabbed her by the neck forcing her to open the entrance door. Once inside he forced her to her upstairs apartment... Read more →

Moorestown PD: Fireworks Sale, Possession, and Use is dangerous and illegal : Nixle

M-80 Fireworks (Flashpowder Explosives) (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Moorestown Police remind all that Fireworks Sale, Possession, and Use is dangerous and illegal. It's not worth going to the hospital or Court. New Jersey Statutes, Title: 21, EXPLOSIVES AND FIREWORKS Chapter 3: Sale, use, etc., declared against public health, safety and welfare Section: 21:3-2: Sale, possession or use prohibited; exceptions 21:3-2. It shall be unlawful for any person to offer for sale, expose for sale, sell, possess or use, or explode any blank cartridge, toy pistol, toy cannon, toy cane or toy gun in which explosives are used; the type of balloon... Read more →

Chicago Police Shoot 95-Year-Old WWII Veteran to Death with Bean Bags

By JACK BOUBOUSHIAN/Courthouse News Service CHICAGO (CN) - Suburban Chicago police shot a 95-year-old WWII veteran to death with bean bag rounds at short range because he refused to go to the hospital, his stepdaughter claims in court. Sharon Mangerson, stepdaughter of the late John Wrana Jr., sued the Village of Park Forest on Friday, and its police Officers Clifford Butz, Michael Baugh, Craig Taylor, Lloyd Elliot, Charlie Hoskins and Mitch Greer in Federal Court. "On July 26, 2014 [sic], John Wrana, Jr., (photo) was twelve days shy of his 96th birthday and a resident at the Victory Centre of... Read more →

Gomer Thomas Williams,of Philadelphia Sentenced to 24 Months for Defrauding Clients

PHILADELPHIA—Gomer Thomas Williams, 54, of Philadelphia, PA, was sentenced today to 24 months in prison and ordered to pay restitution for a scheme to defraud clients of the legal firm where he worked. Williams was an attorney and associate with the Philadelphia law firm, Spector Gadon & Rosen (“Spector”). Between 2007 and 2012, Williams defrauded four of his trust and estate clients of approximately $503,361 by diverting funds from his clients’ accounts to his personal accounts, and by overbilling his clients for legal work that was not performed. He pleaded guilty in March to one count of wire fraud. For... Read more →

NJIPSCA Opposes Bill that Bans Choice Students from Varsity Sports

press release The NJ Interdistrict School Choice Association denounces A-3312, sponsored by Assemblyman John J. Burzichelli, which prohibits Choice Students from participating in varsity sports at their school of choice. A-3312 excludes Choice Students from participating in varsity sports offered at their school of choice and would require them to try out for sports only at their sending district. “This legislation sets up a second class system where students cannot participate on a full and equal basis at their school of choice. It appears to set up a ‘separate but equal’ scenario,” states Bob Garguilo, Chairman of NJIPSCA Board of... Read more →

Police Records That Ruin Innocent Lives

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CNBNews Hunting and Fishing Information for the State of New Jersey

press release 2014 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is pleased to announce that the application for the 2014 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards is now available. Completed applications must be received at DEP by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 17. The Governor's Environmental Excellence Awards Program is New Jersey’s premier awards program for recognizing outstanding environmental performance, programs and projects throughout the state. These awards recognize individuals, businesses, institutions, communities, organizations, educators, youth and others who have made significant contributions to environmental protection in New Jersey. Since the awards program was established in 2000, 135... Read more →