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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Report

Huh? Let's See That Data Again September 30, 2014 CHRISTIE HID TAX DATA, BUT THE STORY DOESN'T END THERE After Governor Christie's decision to delete municipal property tax rebate data from the state website, the state Assembly voted yesterday to require the state to resume the publication of that data.... Read more →


press release Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Winslow Police Chief Robert Stimelski announce an arrest in the shooting. On July 11, 2014, at 1:55 am, Winslow Township Police responded to a report of gunshots behind the Regency House Apartment Complex located in the 300 block of Erial Road... Read more →

OBITUARY: Joseph A. Mason of Barrington

On September 29, 2014. Age 85. Of Barrington. Loving husband of 60 years to Josephine Mason (nee Gaynor). Loving father of Susan Nobles, Joseph Mason, Joann McDevitt (Bill) and Diane Mason (Rich). Cherished grandfather of Ernie, Jennifer, Joe, Steven, Joe, Kimberly, Eric, Rileigh, Matthew, Michael and Samantha and great grandfather... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: Can Obama achieve his objectives in battle with ISIS?

BY Trudy Rubin Last week I praised President Obama's important speech at the United Nations that urged world leaders to reject "the cancer of violent extremism." But, like many Americans, I voiced concern about whether his strategy — including bombing ISIS and al-Qaeda targets in Syria — could achieve his... Read more →

U. S. Postal Service Wants to Deliver Groceries

by Jay Greene/The Seattle Times posted with permission The U.S. Postal Service wants to expand its grocery deliveries for Amazon and potentially its rivals. For the last several weeks, the agency has been testing delivering prepackaged grocery items purchased from the Web giant to customers in San Francisco. According to... Read more →

Ray Rice, PR Fumbles & Notes From R. Kelly's Playbook

If Solange-Gate taught us anything, it's that what happens in an elevator, rarely stays in that elevator. But perhaps NFL commissioner Roger Goodell missed that memo. Days after Ray Rice punched and dragged his former girlfriend, now wife, Janay Palmer, in an elevator at the Revel Casino NFL leadership sprang... Read more →

Shaquille O'Neal and Others to Speak at New Jersey City University

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of celebration of the 350 th anniversary of the founding of New Jersey, New Jersey City University (NJCU) is launching a lecture series that will bring some of the world's most renowned individuals to Jersey City. Drawing on the NJ350... Read more →



By Izzy Lyman/http://watchdogwire.com/ A frustrated public official made a candid comment about public apathy toward local government while attending a seminar on Michigan Freedom of Information Act laws and the Open Meetings Act. Tom Richards, city manager of Harbor Springs, wondered “Where have all the citizens gone?” when the big... Read more →

NJ authorities vow to fight court's granting of parole to Chesimard accomplice in trooper killing

BY JERRY DEMARCO CLIFFVIEW PILOT BEYOND BERGEN: The man who killed a New Jersey State Police Trooper in cold blood in 1973 should be released on parole, a state appeals court ruled today - a decision that the Attorney General's Office vowed to appeal. Clark Edward Squire - Sundiata Acoli... Read more →

31-Year-Old Pennsauken Man Murdered in Camden City Monday Night, Authorities Need Your Help

CAMDEN CITY NJ (September 30, 2014)-- Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a homicide in the city Monday night, September 29, 2014 Christopher Rivera, M/31, of Pennsauken, was found shot inside the residence at 1256 Thurman Street in Camden at 7:51 p.m.... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing News: Owens Station Shooting Sports & Hunter Education Center

Seal of Delaware. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) press release GREENWOOD DELAWARE (Sept. 28, 2014) – This morning, Governor Jack Markell joined DNREC Secretary David Small, Division of Fish and Wildlife Director David Saveikis, State Rep. David Wilson, DNREC conservation partners and shooting sports enthusiasts to dedicate a formerly privately-owned shooting sports... Read more →

Prosecutors: Beheading Suspect Should Have Been Jailed Longer

by Mary Kreiter/International Business Times posted with permission Prosecutors say the suspect who allegedly beheaded a co-worker at a Moore, Oklahoma, food processing plant should have been in prison longer. Alton Alexander Nolen, 30, had served just two years of a six-year drug sentence. Nolen was expected to be charged... Read more →

Chocolate: The Exhibition Opens Oct. 11

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A unique tropical tree. A seed so A cacao tree with fruit pods in various stages of ripening. Taken on the Big Island (Hawaii) in the botanical gardens. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) precious it was used as money. A spicy drink and a sweet snack.... Read more →

NEW JERSEY: $1M Powerball ticket set to expire

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Time is running out for the person holding an unclaimed Powerball lottery ticket bought in New Jersey that is worth $1 million. The ticket for the Oct. 23, 2013 drawing was purchased at Kwik Farms on Shrewsbury Avenue in Tinton Falls. The winning ticket matched these... Read more →



Press release September 29,2014 BOISE, ID – September 29, 2014 – AB Acquisition LLC, which operates Albertsons stores under Albertson’s LLC and ACME Markets, Jewel-Osco, and Shaw’s and Star Markets under New Albertson’s, Inc., recently was notified by its third party IT services provider SUPERVALU of a separate, more recent,... Read more →

Philly Police Officer Assaults Partner During Lovers' Quarrel: Sources | NBC 10 Philadelphia

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 • Updated at 10:30 PM EDT Lieutenant John Stanford told NBC10 the two unidentified 18th district officers got into an argument Friday near police headquarters while they were both on-duty and in uniform. The argument ultimately escalated into a fight. Sources tell NBC10 the two officers... Read more →


Paving on I-76/Route 42 will require overnight lane closures

press release 5PM September 29, 2014 re (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a series of overnight lane closures this week to mill and pave portions of I-76 westbound/Route 42 northbound, which include closing lanes on I-295, as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr,... Read more →

Winkelspecht Named G-MAC Player of the Week

ELKINS, WV (09/29/2014)(readMedia)-- Davis & Elkins senior goalkeeper Ashley Winkelspecht was named the Great Midwest Athletic Conference Women's Soccer Athlete of the Week following her season opening performance against No. 12 California (Pa.) where she held the team scoreless through 110 minutes. Winkelspecht made six saves in the 110 minutes... Read more →

Obituary: Rosemary K. Jefferson, age 49 of Gloucester City

On September 27, 2014. Age 49. Of Gloucester City. Survived by her children, Barbara Anne Jefferson, Deanna Scoleri (Dominic) and Richard Mays; her grandchildren Brandon, Emily, Savannah and Emma and many brothers and sisters. Predeceased by her parents Gerald Jefferson and Hilda Jefferson. Relatives and friends are invited to her... Read more →

Obituary: Rose V. Breen, age 83, of Glendora, formerly of South Philadelphia

(June 10, 1931 - September 27, 2014) Rose V. Breen (nee Gerace), on September 27, 2014, of Glendora, formerly of South Philadelphia. Age 83. Beloved wife of Harry J. Breen of 54 years. Devoted mother of Nicholas Breen, DMD (Kathlyn), Joan Janosko (Andrew), James Breen (Laura), and Joseph Breen (Lori).... Read more →



By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog The mystery of what happened in a criminal investigation of an alleged $245,000 pension fraud implicating Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno may finally be solved in a New Jersey appeals court. A New Jersey Watchdog reporter is appealing a lower court’s decision to not... Read more →