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  • Clarence Thomas’ wife denounces town’s Black Lives Matter sign, slams organization

    07/10/2020 10:33:03 AM PDT · by karpov · 17 replies
    New York Post ^ | Steven Nelson
    Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, the prominent conservative activist married to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, recently denounced a DC-area Black Lives Matter banner. Black Lives Matter is a “Trojan Horse” for “mob rule” and “cultural revolution,” Thomas wrote in a June 24 email to Clifton, Virginia, officials, the Washington Post reports. Thomas, who is white but whose husband is the only black Supreme Court justice, is influential in her own right in DC and in White House meetings and has pushed President Trump to pick more conservative aides. Thomas objected to a banner that reads “Welcome to Clifton where Black Lives...
  • Stormy Justice (a curio from the Tony Clifton files)

    04/18/2020 9:25:17 PM PDT · by avenir · 8 replies
    Under the umbrella of "Things You Run Across on YouTube"... Tony Clifton in a one-off 30min. pilot as Judge Clifton. This curio is shrouded in mystery but here it is for your amusement:
  • (NJ) The sexy Clifton mannequins are back, this time with a Christmas flair

    12/25/2019 6:46:16 PM PST · by Coleus · 30 replies
    Bergen REcord ^ | 12.13.19 | Matt Fagan
    The sexy Clifton mannequins are back, this time with a Christmas flair
  • (NJ) A Clifton woman who trashed a local dentist's sexy Easter display was only after attention

    04/10/2019 2:38:56 PM PDT · by Coleus · 21 replies
    Daily Voice ^ | 04.10.19 | Cecilia Levine
    A Clifton woman who trashed a local dentist's sexy Easter display was only after some attention, according to a recent report. She got it, too -- from police ( see below ). Tom Mozek, who answered the door at Desire Shepstone's house Tuesday, said he urged her not to take down dentist Wayne Gangi's Playboy display -- right as Pix11 was filming , reports . The five scantily-clad mannequins on his lawn served as a tribute to the late Hugh Hefner, who would have turned 93 on Tuesday, the dentist said. Gangi says he plans on filing a restraining...
  • Apology Issued After Officers Raid Wrong Home (SWAT in Clifton, Colorado)

    09/16/2016 11:31:43 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 79 replies
    Denver CBS Local Channel 4 ^ | September 15, 2016 6:09 PM | CLIFTON, Colo. (CBS4)
    The incident happened on Tuesday at Coronado Court in the town of Clifton in Mesa County. Police said they thought they were targeting a methamphetamine operation and instead forcefully entered a couple’s condo with five children inside. Mesa County and Grand Junction SWAT members surrounded the condo and broke down the front door and destroyed windows as they breached the house.
  • Baby Jesus Statues Stolen From 5 NJ Churches

    12/29/2015 4:26:29 PM PST · by Coleus · 8 replies
    nbc ^ | 12.28.15
    Parishioners at several New Jersey churches are distraught about a string of creche crimes: the theft of baby Jesus statues.Statues of the infant have been taken from five churches since Christmas Eve, according to the Archdiocese of Newark. Parishioners at St. Clare Church in Clifton reacted with dismay Sunday after a baby Jesus statue was apparently stolen from the church's outdoors nativity scene overnight. The statue disappeared between 7 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. Sunday, according to Father Peter Galbik. The small figure had just been purchased this holiday seaso "We are deeply disturbed that some group or person stole...
  • Clifton man arrested after allegedly throwing firecrackers at Passaic synagogue, report says

    04/13/2015 7:14:23 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies ^ | 4/13/15 | RICHARD COWEN
    PASSAIC — The state chapter of a prominent Jewish civil rights group had condemned as a “hateful act” an incident in which a Clifton man is alleged to have thrown lit firecrackers outside the Ahavas Israel Synagogue on Saturday night. The Anti-Defamation League on Monday decried the alleged attack, calling it an act of anti-Semitism and calling for Rizek Musheisen to be prosecuted “to the fullest extent of the law.” Following a hearing in Passaic Municipal Court Monday, Musheisen posted 10 percent of his $5,000 bail set by Judge Debbie Klugler Irwin in cash, and was released from the city...
  • Clifton-based recycler abruptly closes its doors, lays off 100 workers (New Jersey)

    09/07/2014 10:56:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The Clifton Journal ^ | September 5, 2014 | Jeff Green, Aaron Morrison, James M. O’Neill and Todd South
    Green Sky workers being told that the recycling plant is closing. A prominent Clifton-based recycling company abruptly closed its doors on Friday, informing more than 100 employees that they had worked their final day while dozens of North Jersey towns scrambled to forge temporary arrangements with other collectors. Green Sky Industries, which promoted itself as the stateÂ’s largest private recycler with 75 municipal contracts, many in Bergen and Passaic counties, announced in a letter to towns on Thursday that it was shutting both of its plants, in Clifton and Carteret in Middlesex County. The companyÂ’s Clifton employees on Friday were...
  • Roman treasure found on Clifton farmland[UK]

    11/21/2008 9:33:45 AM PST · by BGHater · 12 replies · 563+ views
    This is Nottingham ^ | 21 Nov 2008 | This is Nottingham
    A 72-YEAR-OLD woman found a piece of Roman treasure on farmland near Clifton. Alice Wright found the small gold leaf while using her metal detector in the Clifton area on March 23. The leaf was declared as treasure trove, meaning she may receive a reward for her find, at an inquest in Nottingham. Mrs Wright, from Littleover in Derby, has sent the object to the British Museum, and another museum is interested in acquiring it. The Roman votive leaf is believed to date back to sometime between the first and fourth century. Coroner Dr Nigel Chapman said: "The object was...
  • FBI Seizes Computers of Portland Blogger For Allegedly Posting Sheriff Death Threat

    02/24/2012 3:22:45 AM PST · by Cindy · 6 replies ^ | February 23, 2012 | n/a
    "FBI Seizes Computers of Portland Blogger For Allegedly Posting Sheriff Death Threat" SNIPPET: "If you're going to target the police, guess what happens next."
  • New Kennedy Assassination Tapes Revealed

    11/15/2011 7:31:53 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 82 replies ^ | 15 Nov 2011 | Jack Cloherty
    Nearly 48 years after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, fresh audio evidence from that fateful day has surfaced. The evidence comes in the form of the original reel-to-reel Air Force One radio recording, containing conversations between officials on the plane, the White House situation room, and others. The original tape was long thought to be lost or destroyed. The tape contains never-before-heard conversations between the presidential aircraft and the White House and immediately after the assassination of President Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963. It was held privately for years by President Kennedy’s military aide at the time, Chester...
  • Photos of Cincinnati Tea Party Tax Day event April 15th

    04/18/2010 2:49:05 PM PDT · by timestax · 48 replies · 1,513+ views
    timestax | timestax
    Pictures from the Cincinnati Tea Party tax day rally on University of Cincinnati campus on April 15th. Photos by timestax.
  • Talk radio powered by higher calling

    11/02/2009 6:43:38 PM PST · by Coleus · 1 replies · 266+ views ^ | 10.25.09 | EVONNE COUTROS
    The Rev. Pawel Franciszek Szurek is taking his message of Christian empowerment from the pulpit to the airwaves with a new show, "Change Your Attitude … Change Your Life," debuting this morning at 9 on New York-based The Apple 970 AM, a 50,000-watt conservative-talk radio station. Szurek — born in Krakow, Poland, and pastor for two years at St. Philip the Apostle Church in Clifton — never dreamed he'd rise to the level of The Apple. Szurek recently became an instant hit at a radio gig on WMTR 1250 AM by offering messages of spiritual strength, despite, he says, an...
  • 3 Shot in Clifton, New Jersey, Church

    11/23/2008 4:30:14 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies · 1,795+ views
    MyFoxNY ^ | Sunday, 23 Nov 2008
    Gunfire rang out in a New Jersey house of worship on Sunday. Three people were shot -- one critically -- inside a Clifton church. Some 200 people reportedly were inside the St. Thomas Knanaya Church on Third Street when the gunman opened fire before noon. Police said several 911 calls came from inside the church. reported Dennis John and Silvie Perincheril, both of Hawthorne, N.J., were injured in the shooting. Perincheril is the church's Sunday school director. Witnesses say Perinsheril's niece is the third victim. A law enforcement official involved in the investigation said the shooting is thought to...
  • Day laborers accused of assault say their boss didn't pay them

    12/22/2007 6:41:58 AM PST · by AuntB · 54 replies · 739+ views
    N. Jersey Media Group ^ | Dec. 21, 2007 | MEREDITH MANDELL
    Martin Coyotecatl-Aca, his younger brother Jesus and a friend, Ricardo Gonzales-Gutierez worked for 10 hours as day laborers ripping shingles off a roof. At the end of the two days, they said, their boss refused to pay them for one of the days. What happened next is in dispute. The three now are sitting in the Passaic County Jail, charged with robbery and facing possible deportation, according to Detective Capt. Robert Rowan of the Clifton Police Department. A lawyer for the three Mexican nationals, whose names were supplied by police and who all live in Passaic, say the men are...
  • God was his co-pilot (WWII Vet wouldn't give in to thug robbing a store)

    01/07/2007 6:14:12 PM PST · by Coleus · 10 replies · 976+ views ^ | 10.27.06 | JOHN PETRICK
    Richard Hyle says his military training from WWII helped him resist a robber recently. When you've struggled to regain control of a plane spiraling 20,000 feet over Italy, there's not a lot left to be afraid of, says 82-year-old Richard Hyle of Clifton.  So when a robber burst into a local newspaper store two years ago, the decorated veteran wasn't about to give in without a fight.  "A guy comes in with his sleeve over his hand, like he has a gun," recalled Hyle, sitting in his living room as he flips through an album of photos from his...
  • Renegade bishop set to rattle Rome will ordain 3 married men as Priests in New Jersey

    12/06/2006 11:00:22 PM PST · by Coleus · 25 replies · 569+ views ^ | 12.06.06 | SACHI FUJIMORI
    A Roman Catholic Archbishop from Zambia with a colorful history of rousing the Vatican and ties to the Rev. Sun Myung Moon, will once again annoy his bosses this Sunday when he ordains three married men as priests at a church in West New York.   Archbishop Emmanuel Milingo returned to the United States this July to kick-start his movement, known as Married Priests Now. This weekend he will host a conference at a Sheraton hotel in Parsippany, convening as many as 600 married priests from around the world. On Sunday, Milingo will perform the ordinations at Trinity Reformed Church in...
  • Three NJ Businessmen Held In Killings

    11/08/2005 8:17:24 AM PST · by Calpernia · 26 replies · 1,179+ views
    1010 WINS ^ | Nov 8, 2005 6:36 am US/Eastern
    PATERSON, N.J. Three businessmen from Bergen County are facing murder charges in what authorities say was a case of violent street justice. Prosecutors say the three allegedly caught two men trying to steal items from trucks belonging to their businesses in the Bronx on the night of May 30th. The would-be thieves were shot and their bodies set afire. One was dumped on a street in the Bronx, the other in an industrial area of Clifton. Arrested Friday and charged with murder are 33-year-old Dashnor ``Jack'' Lita and his brother, 29-year-old Gezium ``Jimmy'' Lita, both of Park Ridge, and 30-year-old...
  • WSJ: Doesn't Anyone Know the Score? CBO ignores growth impact of personal accounts for SS

    09/26/2005 5:33:43 AM PDT · by OESY · 424+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | September 26, 2005 | NEWT GINGRICH and PETER FERRARA
    While Katrina relief has now jumbled the numbers, the rapidly declining federal deficit projections this past summer revealed a critical challenge for national economic policy making. Once again, they showed that the scoring of the effects of major policy changes performed by the Office of Management and Budget and the Congressional Budget Office were highly erroneous. The errors were not random. They were strongly and consistently biased against pro-market, pro-growth reforms, and they are the long-recognized results of outdated methodologies employed by federal scoring agencies. The end result is that such errors greatly hamper or prevent Congress from adopting policies...
  • Girl Allegedly Dismembered by Next-Door Neighbor

    08/02/2005 8:07:45 AM PDT · by Millee · 39 replies · 2,115+ views
    A 16-year-old girl who had been missing since Saturday was found stabbed to death and dismembered — and police say her killer lived right next door. Jonathan Zarate, 18, appeared Monday in Morris County Court to face charges of murder, weapons offenses, and hindering apprehension in the slaying of Jennifer Parks. Zarate lived next door to Parks in their Randolph, N.J., neighborhood, and prosecutors say the 16-year-old victim left her house early Saturday morning to watch TV with Zarate. But then, authorities said, the two became embroiled in an argument that led to Parks' gruesome killing.