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September 2022

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: A Good City That Could Be a Great City

CNBNews graphic file Small-town politics with one-party control has hurt our community during the last thirty years. First of all, we are not living in a true democracy without a two-party or a non-partisan form of government. It’s like a football game with one team taking the field and the other team not showing up. This creates a system of “no checks and balances” which creates a haven for an environment of laziness and complacency... Read more →


Theresa Durkin, Longtime Athletics Teacher, and GCHS Alum, Hangs Up Her Sneakers

By Peter G. Sánchez, Staff Writer - September 26, 2022 Theresa Durkin has retired after teaching physical education in Saint Rose of Lima School, Haddon Heights, for 40 years. The powerhouse in South Jersey athletics, however, can still be seen around the school, assisting the principal in her free time. (Dave Hernandez) HADDON HEIGHTS – For the first time in 40 years, Theresa Durkin isn’t lacing up her shoes to lead students in warmups, stretches,... Read more →


Philadelphia's Roosevelt Blvd. Wawa Ransacked by Mob VIDEO

PHILADELPHIA PA (September 27, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The Philadelphia Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying these suspects in this video: On September 24, 2022, at approximately 8:15 pm, several individuals entered the Wawa, 7001 Roosevelt Blvd, and began looting the business. Several items were knocked over and thrown about the store. The mob fled the store. Some individuals jumped on several parked vehicles before fleeing the area. If you see these suspects, do not approach... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering in Gloucester City (Chapter 23)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet THE WILD SIDE OF GLOUCESTER CITY--Mother Nature is active in Gloucester City. People must slow down and sometimes watch what is happening right in front of them. Peyton and Me have had runs-in with wild turkeys, a fox, a beaver, geese, pheasants, a deer, a skunk, and most recently, a Red-tailed hawk. All that wildlife is living right in our little neighborhood of Riverview Heights. After taking a photo... Read more →


CNBNews CONSUMER ALERT: Did you get an email saying your personal info is for sale on the dark web?

By Seena Gressin Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education September 26, 2022 People are telling us they’ve gotten emails warning that their sensitive personal information is being sold in the shadowy marketplaces of the dark web. Some emails list the stolen information, like all or part of the person’s Social Security number, date of birth, and driver’s license number. If you’ve gotten one of these emails, take steps to help protect yourself against financial... Read more →


CNBNews Politics: NJ midterm elections...What to know about early voting, how to register

COLLEEN O'DEA, SENIOR WRITER AND PROJECTS EDITOR | SEPTEMBER 23, 2022 | NJ DECIDES 2022, POLITICS Voting starts Saturday. Mail-in ballots are on the way. Potential voters have less than a month to register Election Day is still six weeks away, but early voting started in New Jersey, as county clerks are set to start sending mail-in ballots to some 900,000 voters, who can return them immediately. Saturday is the day when counties must begin... Read more →


Margaret M. “Marge” Hargesheimer, 94 of Gloucester City

Margaret M. “Marge” Hargesheimer (nee Smith), age 94 of Gloucester City, passed away peacefully on September 23, 2022. Born on July 7, 1928, in Gloucester City, Daughter of Charles P. Smith, Sr. & his wife Catherine (nee Cassidy). Marge is a loving wife, mother, and “Mommom” who devoted her life to her family. She was predeceased by her late husband Harry L. Hargesheimer, Sr. in 1978 as well as her 7 brothers, 3 sisters, and... Read more →


Five Rowan Student-Athletes Honored by NJAC

PITMAN, NJ -- The New Jersey Athletic Conference honored five Rowan student-athletes in its weekly awards program for the week ending September 25th. The volleyball team had two members cited as Natalie Ogden was named the NJAC Player of the Week, and teammate Victoria Hutchinson the NJAC Rookie of the Week. Olivia Giorano (Women's Soccer), Sidney Pavlishin (Field Hockey), and Johnny Troiano (Men's Soccer) all earned respective rookie of the week awards as well. Ogden... Read more →


Monsignor Thomas Michael Flynn, age 88, Longtime Parish Priest in the Camden Diocese

Monsignor Thomas Michael Flynn Born 9/2/1934, died September 20th. Son of the late James and Mary Flynn, Menlough, Co Galway. One of 9 children, Survived by 5 siblings, Moira Devilly, John Flynn, Helen Sheils, Theresa Broderick, Pat Flynn Predeceased by his parents, sister Kathleen Kitt, brothers, James Flynn & Lawrence Flynn Menlough national school 1939-1947 St Jarlaths secondary school 1947-1952 St Peters seminary 1952-1958 Ordained June 1958 in County Wexford, Ireland Assigned to Diocese of... Read more →


Judicial Watch:COVID-19 Vaccine Studies Used by HHS were Conducted in China

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it received 115 pages of records from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) revealing previously redacted locations of COVID-19 vaccine testing facilities in Shanghai, China. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) claimed the testing facilities' name and locations were protected by the confidential commercial information exemption of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The records were obtained through a September 2021 FOIA lawsuit filed after... Read more →


OLD CITY FEST RETURNS TO CELEBRATE ART AND DESIGN, FOOD AND FASHION, CREATIVITY AND CULTURE

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2022 Eric Geoffrey takes a spin through the historic streets of Old City Philadelphia, PA -- Old City District presents the seventh annual Old City Fest on Sunday, October 9, 2022, from 11:00am to 6:00pm, along N. 3rd Street (from Market to Race) and Arch Street (from 2nd to 4th). Activities will include the Family Fun Zone presented by Adventure Aquarium, dueling pianos presented by The Bourse Food Hall, Cherry Street Garden... Read more →


A Tour of St. Joseph's Polish Church, Camden City

Camden City, NJ—Saint Joseph’s History Society of South Camden invites the public to join us for a tour of St. Joseph’s Polish Church on October 9, 2022, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm at 1010 Liberty Street, Camden, NJ 08104. The event will feature a presentation of the history of the Polish community of South Camden. The church was designed by ecclesiastical architect George I. Lovatt, Sr. in the early part of the 20th century.... Read more →


Berlin Auction Jewelry Store Robbed; Can You ID the Suspect?

If you can identify this suspect or other pictured male, please contact us as soon as possible. Phone - 856-783-4900...Anonymously https://www.berlinpolice.net/anonymous-tips BERLIN, NJ (September 27, 2022)--Saturday, September 24 at approximately 3:45 PM, the Berlin Police Department received a call from a jewelry store in the Berlin Farmer’s Market relating to a theft that just occurred. The above-pictured male stole approximately $5,000 worth of jewelry. The suspect asked to look at an item and then stole... Read more →


Pavement Preservation Project Begins in Gloucester County; Route 42 Northbound Overnight Lane Closure

(Trenton) – One lane on Route 42 northbound will be closed overnight this week Monday, September 26 through Thursday, September 29 from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. between Black Horse Pike/Route 168/Atlantic City Expressway in Washington and Route 55 in Deptford, Gloucester County. The lane will be closed for survey work in preparation of an upcoming full depth paving repair project on Route 42. NJDOT will provide notice prior to any future closures. At least... Read more →


Over 100 Juveniles Storm Wawa on Roosevelt Blvd., Steal and Break Items; Philadelphia PD Investigating

PHILADELPHIA PA (September 26, 2022)(CNBNews)--On Saturday, September 24, at approximately 8:22 p.m., 15th District officers responded to the Wawa located at 70xx Roosevelt Blvd for a report of juveniles inside the location stealing and breaking items. Officers arrived at the location and observed approximately 100 juveniles inside the area causing damage to the store. The responding officers were able to disperse the crowd. There are no reported injuries. Northeast Detective Division is investigating. Anyone with... Read more →


AccuWeather WARNING!

East Coast on alert for Hurricane Ian's impacts

Widespread rainfall amounts of 2-4 inches are expected through much of Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and southern Virginia, including in the Appalachian Mountains. Cities such as Roanoke, Virginia, to Raleigh and Charlotte, North Carolina, and Augusta, Georgia, could all receive several inches of rain. AccuWeather Hurricane Center – September 26, 2022 – AccuWeather meteorologists warn that the tropical system they have been tracking for nearly a week will not only threaten to cause damage... Read more →


Philadelphia Businessman Seeking Permission to Build O-Ring Facility in Gloucester City

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 26, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Jonathan Cuccinello of Philadelphia is seeking permission from the Gloucester City Planning Board to build an O-Ring factory on a plot of ground located on Brick Street, across from Vitale's restaurant. According to an advertised notice, Cuccinello will appear before the Planning Board on October 19, 2022, at 7:30 p.m. in council chambers at the Police Administration Building, 313 Monmouth Street. Cuccinello wants to build a 5,000-square-foot facility for the... Read more →


NJBIA Statement on Passing of Former NJ Gov. Jim Florio 

NJBIA President and CEO Michele Siekerka issued the following statement today regarding the passing of former New Jersey Governor Jim Florio. "Governor Florio was wholly dedicated to public service and the great state of New Jersey and someone who always worked to bring people together and solve problems. "He was a champion for the environment and a strong supporter of the Superfund program. I have fond memories of working with him at the New Jersey... Read more →


RETIRED GLOUCESTER CITY FIREMAN HAS NEW TITLE

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 26, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Former Gloucester City Fireman George Huston (photo)made the headlines recently. Huston, raised in Gloucester City, retired from the local fire department in 2017 with a *$70,337 pension. According to the New Jersey Globe, Huston is working as the Gloucester County Deputy Fire Marshal with a $63,960 annual salary. "Now the 59-year-old Huston is making 32% more money from public jobs than he was five years ago," stated the article. Huston’s... Read more →


Gloucester City Employee Salaries as of 2020

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 26, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The 2022-23 Gloucester City Municipal Budget totals $22,458,751. Of that amount, $14,453,739, or 65 percent is for employees' salaries and pensions. Below are the salaries for the 117 employees of the City of Gloucester City. Page 2 PAGE 3 RELATED: Gloucester City Comes in at 23:New Jersey Has The Highest Per Capita In Property Taxes in the United States Gloucester City One Of Five Towns In Camden County With The... Read more →


Washington Politics: Biden, Dems, and Media Succeed at Inciting Violence against So-Called “Republican Extremists”

Posted Friday, September 23, 2022 | By Tammy Bruce Many of us openly condemn President Joe Biden‘s rhetoric accusing conservatives of being “extremists” and a danger to the country as likely prompting and even encouraging unhinged people to act with violence on those “warnings.“ And now here we are. A 41-year-old North Dakota man has reportedly admitted to running over Cayler Ellingson, an 18-year-old a teenager, explaining that the victim was part of a “Republican... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: 28 Camden County Communities Receive $25,000 Recreational Grants

Gloucester City Proprietors Park playground received a $25,000 grant for renovations. Monarch Painting is presenting putting a fresh coat of black paint on the lanterns at the park. (CNBNews photo) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 26, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The Camden County Commissioner Board has approved the recommendations of the Open Space, Recreation, Farmland, and Historical Preservation Trust Fund Advisory Committee to award $700,000 to 28 recreation facility enhancement projects and $405,000 to nine historic preservation projects throughout the... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Gloucester Council Introduces $1.1M Bond Ordinance

The government has no money of its own. It’s all your money.” — Margaret Thatcher GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 26, 2022)CNBNewsnet--Gloucester City Mayor and Council at their September 22, 2022, meeting introduced a $1,128,200 bond ordinance on first reading. The second reading is scheduled for October 27, 2022. Of that amount $3,200 will be used for a water heater at the library; $96,000 for a self-contained vacuum debris container; $160,000 for repairs to the municipal... Read more →


Winslow Township Job Fair Saturday, October 22

Winslow Township will be hosting a Job Fair Saturday, October 22nd, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. The Job Fair will be held in the Winslow Township Municipal Courtroom, located; at 125 South Route 73 Braddock, NJ 08037. You will have the chance to meet job seekers of all ages for available employment opportunities within your company. There is no cost to participate but you must register prior by October 14th. We will provide a... Read more →


Case Study Writing Help

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How to Write A Business Statistics Assignment

Writing an assignment is an art form. It involves conveying knowledge and relevant information in a systematic and theoretical manner. There are many steps to writing an assignment. First, choose a topic. You can get a topic from your teacher or find it independently. If your professor gives you a topic, you'll need extensive research. I am writing a business statistics assignment. If you are in a problem with writing a business statistics assignment, the... Read more →


Big Plays The Difference As Shepherd Beats Kutztown

KUTZTOWN, Pa. -- Big plays proved to be a difference maker all day for Shepherd, but none bigger than a Tyson Bagent to Marlon Cook 70-yard touchdown pass with two minutes remaining that broke a 35-all tie and sent the Rams to a 42-35 PSAC East victory over the Kutztown University football team on Family Day Saturday afternoon at Andre Reed Stadium. The highly anticipated showdown between division titans did not disappoint. Kutztown came in... Read more →


The Story Behind The Story: Let's Talk Trivia...

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Columnist Did you know...that former presidents cannot drive themselves on public roads? This was a result of JFK's assassination. President Johnson was the last one to drive himself on a public road. source https://www.dreamstime.com/ Did you know...the time difference between 1918 to 1970 is equal to the time difference between 1970 and today? Did you know...We used to have nine planets? In 2006 the smallest and farthest away planet was demoted,... Read more →


Mona Waters, of Bellmawr age 85

Mona "Mo" M. Waters (nee Martinsen), on September 15, 2022, of Bellmawr; formerly of Camden. Age 85. Beloved wife of the late Thomas J. Waters, Sr. Devoted mother of Thomas J. Waters, Jr. (Anita) and Martin W. Waters (Laura). Loving "Mo" of Erica (David). Great grandma of Shayla. Dear sister of the late William and James Martinsen. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mo retired from Bellmawr Courts as a Court Clerk after 12... Read more →


Flu Shots Announced for Camden County Residents

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Board of Commissioners has scheduled 14 locations for the 2022 Seasonal Influenza Immunization Program. As is the tradition, the program begins at the annual Senior Health Fair, which this year takes place on Oct. 5 at the Scottish Rite Ballroom, 315 White Horse Pike in Collingswood, starting at 10:00 a.m. and continuing through 1:00 p.m. “Every year the flu sickens thousands of people and in some extreme cases can be... Read more →


JOAN BROOKS, of Bellmawr, age 88

Joan A. Brooks (nee Myers), on September 18, 2022, of Bellmawr; formerly of Philadelphia. Age 88. Beloved wife for 66 years of the late Benjamin F. Brooks. Devoted mother of Benjamin (Lucy) and Sherry Verderame (Fran). Loving grandmother of Jason Brooks (Kelly), Brian Brooks (Lindsay), Chris Verderame and Nicole Ferrari (Rob). Great grandmother of Riley, Landon, Kayla, Charlie, Lyla, and Brooklynn. Joan was a great cook and always enjoyed cooking for her family and friends,... Read more →


Tale of the Trails to the Creek to Be Held as Part of Camden County History Month

Camden County, NJ—The Gloucester Township Historic and Scenic Preservation Committee invites the public to join us for the Tale of the Trails to the Creek on Sunday, October 9, 2022 and Sunday, October 23, 2022 from 1-4pm at the historic 1756 Gabreil Daveis Tavern Museum house and grounds located at 500 Third Ave. Glendora, NJ 08029. The event will feature tours of the historic tavern museum along with guided trail walks, including our recently opened... Read more →


Theodora Fifis, 77, of Brooklawn

Fifis,Theodora (nee Kontaxis), age 77, of Brooklawn on September 20, 2022. Beloved wife of the late George Fifis. Devoted mother of Emanuel Fifis of Brooklawn and Franceska (Jeffrey) DeMarco of Cherry Hill. Loving grandmother of Nicholas Fifis, Giorgia DeMarco, and Joseph DeMarco. Dear sister of George Kontaxis of Athens, Greece. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing Wednesday, September 28, 2022 from 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. at St Thomas Greek Orthodox Church, 615 Mercer... Read more →


LOWER TOWNSHIP CRIME REPORT (9-12-22 to 9-18-22)

DOWN THE SHORE CNBNews graphic files The Lower Township Police Department responded to or initiated a total of 1204 calls, averaging a total of 172 calls per day. Police also made a total of 6 arrests during this period. Below is a breakdown of incidents by date: 9-12-22 Non-Criminal Incidents - 4 Fire Related Calls - 5 Motor Vehicle Accidents - 1 Traffic Enforcement - 17 Public Services – 108 Domestic Violence Incidents - 3... Read more →


Rowan's Football Home Opener Spoiled by Salve Regina QB Run with 21 Seconds Left

GLASSBORO, NJ -- Salve Regina's Jake Stack scored on a QB run with 21 seconds left to sour Rowan's home opener on Saturday as the Profs fell to the Seahawks, 28-24. Rowan looked like it had the game in hand a play earlier as the defense made a big stop on a fourth and goal from the seven but a personal foul penalty gave Salve Regina a first down at the three. Stack was able... Read more →


Camden County Prosecutors Office Honors K-9 Teams

Pictured are K9 Ace, Sergeant DeGregorio, K9 Rookie, and Detective Heron! Camden City, N.J.- As NATIONAL FORENSIC SCIENCE WEEK continues, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office would like to acknowledge our K9 team, canines ACE and Rookie, and their partners, Sergeant Michael DeGregorio and Detective William Heron. K9 Ace is a male black Labrador Retriever. K9 Ace joined the CCPO team in May 2019 when he was 3 years old. K9 Ace completed the New Jersey... Read more →


PHILLY AIDS THRIFT CELEBRATES ITS 17TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY

WITH THE RETURN OF THEIR FAMOUS OUTDOOR BLOCK PARTY AND FALL FESTIVAL Philadelphia, PA - Philly AIDS Thrift brings back their beloved block party and fall festival with a full day of free, family and fido-friendly fun! Philly AIDS Thrift 17th Anniversary Block Party will take place at the 700 blocks of S. 5th Street and E. Passyunk Avenue (between Bainbridge St. and Monroe St.) on Saturday, October 1, 2022, from 12:00 pm to 6:00... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Seeking Serial ShopLifter (video)

SICKLERVILLE, NJ --(September 24, 2022)CNBNewsnet--On September 9th and 12th, 2022, the pictured suspect entered the Lowes Home Improvement Store on Cross Keys Road in the Sicklerville Section of Gloucester Township, selected several power tools, and flee the store without attempting to purchase the items. During one of the incidents, a witness observed the suspect in the pictured gray Nissan Rogue, possibly occupied with two other unknown suspects. The total loss is approximately $1,334.00. If you... Read more →


Serapio Zapata, 58, of Sussex, DE., Cited for Illegal Dumping

Delaware Natural Resources Police Environmental Crimes Unit (ECU) arrested a Georgetown man Tuesday, Sept. 20, on a charge of illegal dumping on a public roadway. After an investigation by ECU officers, Serapio Zapata, 58, was issued an e-ticket with a fine of $637 for causing or contributing to the discharge of solid waste materials. DNREC reminds Delawareans and visitors to Keep DE Litter Free, not to litter, to help clean up our outdoor spaces, and... Read more →


Nancy L. Bernard age 63, of Vineland, formerly of Gloucester City

Nancy L. Bernard age 63, of Vineland, formerly of Gloucester City, NJ, passed away on September 16, 2022. Born in Camden she was the daughter of the late Bill and Betty (Cheesman) Bernard. Nancy lived in and was cared for by the staff at the Vineland Developmental Center in Vineland since 1964. She will be greatly missed by the staff and residents. Nancy is survived by her brothers, William “Ed” (Christine) Bernard, Bruce (late Mary)... Read more →


Down the Shore: Motorcycle Accident in North Cape May

North Cape May – On the afternoon of September 18, 2022, the Lower Township Police Department responded to Town Bank Road and Gorham Avenue for the report of a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle. The preliminary investigation revealed the motorcyclist was the only vehicle involved in the accident. The operator, a male in his twenties, was transported via medi-vac helicopter to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center. A portion of Town Bank Road was closed for... Read more →


SEPTA Board Advances Two Major Initiatives: KOP Rail & Trolley Modernization

Property Acquisition Process to Begin for Norristown High-Speed Line Extension, New Trolley Facility PHILADELPHIA (September 22, 2022) – The SEPTA Board today approved measures that will allow for significant advances to two major initiatives of SEPTA Forward, the Authority’s Strategic Plan – King of Prussia Rail (KOP Rail) and Trolley Modernization. KOP Rail will extend the existing Norristown High-Speed Line (NHSL) four miles into King of Prussia, providing a “one-seat” ride from any station along... Read more →


Rutger's President Holloway on the State of the University

Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway delivered an address to the University Senate on Friday, September 23, 2022. Boosting students’ success while creating a robust and engaging student experience is at the center of all Rutgers is working toward as the university moves beyond pandemic-posed challenges and changes, President Jonathan Holloway said in his address today to the University Senate. The president reaffirmed Rutgers’ commitment to build on efforts to better serve and support students, including improving... Read more →


SEPTA Seeking Suggestions for Design Concepts for New Trolley Stations

PHILADELPHIA (September 21, 2022) - SEPTA today reached a key milestone in the Trolley Modernization Program with the release of design concepts for new trolley stations. SEPTA is offering the public a number of opportunities to share their feedback, starting with a virtual Transit Talk tonight. Trolley Modernization is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform the nation’s largest trolley network, delivering benefits across the region. It is a key initiative of SEPTA Forward, the Authority’s Strategic... Read more →


Multi-Alarm Fire in Glendora, No Injuries Reported

GLENDORA, NJ (September 23, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--On Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at approximately 4:44 PM, the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to Hartford Drive in the Glendora section of Gloucester Township for a report of a dwelling fire. Arriving officers found fire and smoke conditions coming from the roof and interior of the home. As Gloucester Township Fire Departments were arriving, officers ensured that the residence and neighboring homes were evacuated as a precaution. Gloucester Township Fire... Read more →


ARDMORE FESTIVAL SET TO DEBUT IN DOWNTOWN ARDMORE 

* New event takes everything you loved about Ardmore Oktoberfest and adds even more food, drink, entertainment and businesses to the Fall Festival mix * Ardmore, PA – The 1st Annual Fall for Ardmore Festival, featuring a VIP Beer Garden is happening on Schauffele Plaza (parking lot adjacent to Tired Hands Fermentaria) on Saturday, September 24, 2022, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm. Downtown Ardmore will be alive with shopping, food, beer, music, and fun activities for... Read more →


Atco Bank Robbery: Can You Identify The Suspect?

Suspect's image from bank cameras Camden City, N.J.- Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man who robbed a bank in Atco on Thursday afternoon, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Waterford Township Police Chief Dan Cormaney. On Thursday, September 22, 2022, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Waterford Township Police Department responded to the Truist Bank located at 249 White Horse Pike in Atco for a bank robbery that occurred... Read more →


Philadelphia Police Investigating Two Indecent Assaults at Subway Train Stations

The Broad Street Subway is operated by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA). It is one of Philadelphia’s three heavy-rail rapid-transit lines, the other two being the Market-Frankford Subway-Elevated and the PATCO line to New Jersey. Indecent Assault—1600 S. Broad Street On Monday, September 19, 2022, between 10:30 pm and 11:45 pm, the victim was on the platform of the Tasker/Morris Subway Station waiting for the southbound train when she was approached by an unknown... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Under Gov. Hochul Penn Station Has Gotten Worst

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on NY Gov. Hochul: The Catholic League’s offices are located directly across the street from Penn Station. No area in New York City has deteriorated more than this—it is Manhattan's filthiest and most dangerous spot. Former Mayor Bill de Blasio did more to create this mess than anyone; the current mayor, Eric Adams, has not done nearly enough to rectify it. The person most to blame today is unquestionably... Read more →