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  • NJ Man who Shoots 3 Problem Bears gets $4,000+ Fines and Fees

    02/05/2016 5:48:26 AM PST · by marktwain · 30 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 4 February, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    In October, 2014, a 76-year-old New Jersey resident shot three problem bears on his property. One was an adult sow that was on his deck and looking in through his sliding glass door. The location of the two juvenile bears when they were shot, is disputed, but was either on the deck or close to it. Bears are more dangerous as they are larding up for the winter hibernation.Bears that display this level of familiarity with humans, who associate humans with food, are a severe problems waiting to happen. It is why the conservation community has come up with...
  • Airport workers plan disruptions in nine U.S. cities on MLK Day

    01/18/2016 1:10:52 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 37 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | January 17, 2016 | Luz Lazo, Washington Post
    Workers from nine U.S. airports are planning to block bridges, march through terminals and protest at airline headquarters during a day of civil disobedience on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The workers - a mix of cleaners, baggage handlers, fuelers and wheelchair attendants - will risk arrest at airports and other locations including the Mall, to bring attention to their campaign for better wages, the Service Employees International Union said. The actions are the latest in the airport workers' campaign for a $15-per-hour minimum wage, a benefits package and job protections. They're also protesting threats against their efforts to unionize....
  • Does Islamic company selling 'Sharia-compliant mortgages' control Asbury Park NJ boardwalk?

    01/13/2016 4:23:19 PM PST · by wtd · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 13, 2016 | Tommy De Seno
    Does Islamic company selling 'Sharia~compliant mortgages' control Asbury Park NJ boardwalk?With ISIS committing acts of terror on 4 continents, and President Obama importing refugees from their home territory, now is a bad time to offer interest-free Sharia Law mortgages in America, but that’s exactly what one company is doing. The beach town of Asbury Park, New Jersey has undergone a slow-grinding redevelopment for the better part of 30 years. Bereft of money in 2007, the city sold millions of dollars worth of storied boardwalk buildings including Convention Hall to a private company -- Madison Marquette. Madison Marquette also owns...
  • Saudi Arabia Plans 'Thatcherite Revolution'

    01/07/2016 11:35:14 AM PST · by EBH · 14 replies
    Saudi Arabia is mulling the sale of shares in Aramco, believed to be the world's most valuable company, as part of plans to repair its finances and open up its economy. The announcement was made by the country's deputy crown prince as Saudi's secretive, state-owned oil firm grapples with the effects of oil prices nearing 12-year lows . Mohammed bin Salman told The Economist: "That is something that is being reviewed, and we believe a decision will be made over the next few months." The Saudi economy has taken a battering from the oil price decline and the finance ministry...
  • Fight breaks out at Newark anti-violence rally (PHOTOS)

    12/30/2015 6:44:53 PM PST · by PROCON · 77 replies
    nj.com ^ | Dec. 30, 2015 | Jessica Mazzola and Dan Ivers
    NEWARK - A skirmish broke out between rival activists on the steps of City Hall Wednesday during what had been intended as a demonstration against violence in Newark. Police were called to the scene after a small crowd began arguing over escalating violence and the city's attempts to curb it. The noon press conference was called by a group of activists led by Salaam Ismial, co-chair of the New Jersey Study Commission on Violence, and Abdul Muhammad, a longtime Newark anti-violence activist. In a release announcing the event, the two said they planned to ask Mayor Ras Baraka to...
  • Congressman Payne (D) New Jersey, Prevaricates about Gun 'buyback" Bill

    12/29/2015 6:45:12 AM PST · by marktwain · 15 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 27 December, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Congressman Donald M. Payne Jr. (D-N.J.-10), has recently reintroduced "The Safer Neighborhoods Gun Buyback Act" (pdf). Academics have routinely labeled such measures as ineffective at fighting crime. Perhaps the most famous of these is Alan Binder of Freakonomics fame: When it comes to gun buybacks, both the theory and the data could not be clearer in showing that they don’t work. The only guns that get turned in are ones that people put little value on anyway. There is no impact on crime. On the positive side, the “cash for clunkers” program is more attractive than the gun buyback...
  • Two N.J. cities named among the worst to celebrate New Year's Eve

    12/09/2015 4:24:23 PM PST · by SMGFan · 8 replies
    If you're thinking about ringing in the New Year in two New Jersey cities you want want to think again, according a new study by WalletHub. Analysts at the consumer and small business web site probed the 100 biggest cities based on 17 levels of criteria ranging from the average price of a New Year's Eve party ticket, weather and the legality of fireworks. As for the two New Jersey cities on the list? Jersey City and Newark brought up the rear at No. 98 and 99 respectively.
  • Toxic NJ: The Hidden Liabilities of Hidden Oil Tanks

    12/09/2015 4:23:59 PM PST · by Coleus · 31 replies
    It’s caked in clay, but looks solid enough as the backhoe gently hoists Joan Fitzgerald’s 500-gallon fuel oil tank out of the ground and into the air and deposits it on her front lawn in Clifton. But back in the excavated hole, dark residue stains the dirt and the odor of petroleum is heavy above the pit. "I can smell it," she said. Environmental consultant Steve Rich chops at the clay. Underneath holes appear in the 66-year-old steel. Daylight shines through some that are as big as dimes. "I think, unfortunately, quite a bit of oil might have come out,"...
  • Councilwoman who quit over 'Christmas' tree rescinds resignation

    12/06/2015 6:11:00 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 32 replies
    NJ.com ^ | 12/4/15 | Tom Haydon
    The Roselle Park councilwoman who resigned Thursday after the council voted to change the name of the borough's "Tree Lighting" to a "Christmas Tree Lighting" is now rescinding her resignation. Minutes after the council voted 4-2 Thursday night to change the name, Councilwoman-at-Large Charlene Storey walked out of the meeting. She later submitted her letter of resignation to the municipal clerk's office. "I cannot in good conscience continue to be part of a council that is exclusionary or to work with a Mayor who is such," Storey said, adding that the change "cuts non-Christians out of the loop and favors...
  • Avis Car Rental Latest Statement regarding Israeli citizen renting car.

    11/23/2015 12:59:45 PM PST · by machogirl · 152 replies
    11/23/15 | me
    From Avis Facebook, new statement. Guess they Varsity team took over. (much better statement) We have investigated the denial of a rental that recently occurred in Manhattan. We have found that we have been inconsistent in applying our policies with respect to documentation requirements with this customer, who has rented from us in the past without providing a second form of identification. We are committed to providing an outstanding car rental experience to our customers and believe that we should have done better here. We have spoken with the customer and apologized for the misunderstanding that occurred as a result...
  • NJ man loses 76 guns over domestic dispute he wasn’t a part of

    11/19/2015 10:30:57 AM PST · by rktman · 22 replies
    guns.com ^ | 11/19/2015 | Chris Eger
    Although C.L.H had a clean record and was not a defendant in the domestic violence proceeding, which was later voluntarily dismissed in any event, what authorities found out about his collection led to trouble. On examination by the State Police, five of the guns were considered under New Jersey law to be banned “assault weapons” which led to the forfeiture of those firearms and, since that disqualified him from further gun ownership under state law as argued the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office, the other 71 guns as well. A local court agreed and ordered the entire collection remain impounded pending...
  • Reading Homework for EIGHTH GRADERS Features Getting Wasted, Random Sex, HERPES

    11/06/2015 7:52:28 AM PST · by Bon of Babble · 10 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | Nov. 6, 2015 | Daily Caller
    Students at Myron L. Powell Elementary School in Cedarville, N.J. aren’t just learning about reading, writing and arithmetic this fall. They’re also getting homework assignments with hypothetical scenarios about going to “an awesome party,” getting wasted, having sex with random people they don’t know and and ending up with a nasty case of genital herpes.
  • N.J. Poll: Christie falls to fourth as Trump, Rubio pace Garden State (Trump 31%)

    11/18/2015 1:05:25 PM PST · by MichelleWSC3 · 8 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Nov, 18 2015 | Al Weaver
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's struggles are not only limited to the early primary states, as support among voters in the Garden State has fallen significantly, according to a new poll. In the latest Fairleigh-Dickinson poll, Christie pulls only 9 percent support of voters. This comes as Donald Trump leads in the state with 31 percent backing, with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio taking second with 18 percent support, twice that of the governor. Dr. Ben Carson also leads the sitting governor, raking in 11 percent support.
  • Drone Slams Into Truck Outside New Jersey Refinery

    11/18/2015 11:57:14 AM PST · by Red Badger · 30 replies
    newyork.cbslocal.com ^ | November 18, 2015 12:24 PM | Staff
    LINDEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The FBI and local police are investigating after a drone fell out of the sky and crashed into a truck in New Jersey on Wednesday morning. As CBS2’s Christine Sloan reported, of particular concern to authorities is that the incident happened on a road just outside a Phillips 66 refinery in Linden. The driver of the truck apparently got out and had words with the operator of the drone, who took off, investigators said. John Victor Jacobson, head of New Jersey-based Drone Service Systems, said he cannot think of a good reason to fly one of...
  • Democrats win their largest N.J. Assembly majority in 37 years

    11/04/2015 3:52:10 PM PST · by SMGFan · 22 replies
    Democrats tightened their control of the state Assembly in Tuesday's elections, wresting at least three seats away from a Republican party ruled by Gov. Chris Christie, a presidential candidate whose popularity has dropped at home. It means Democrats will control at least 51 of the 80 seats in the lower house of the state Legislature as of January — their biggest majority since 1979.
  • NJ General Assembly Election Results (More Democratic Gains)

    11/03/2015 8:57:47 PM PST · by usafa92 · 17 replies
    NJ.com ^ | 11/3/2015 | Nj.com
    Here are the latest results of today's New Jersey legislative elections. The results, reported by the Associated Press, are unofficial and will be updated throughout the night. (Refresh your page to see the most current numbers.)
  • Lawmaker: Make NJ gun dealers carry ‘smart guns' (wants to force stores to carry them!)

    11/03/2015 3:39:56 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 24 replies
    State Sen. Loretta Weinberg (D) is working to change New Jersey’s laws to make smart guns available — 13 years after a measure that would require them was put into place. A law written by Weinberg and passed in 2002 would require that New Jersey dealers only offer “smart guns,” which are weapons that activate only when their owners’ fingerprints are detected, within 30 months of such guns coming on the market. The technology exists, but gun dealers throughout the country have resisted offering such guns — for fear of beginning the clock on New Jersey’s law and barring other...
  • New Jersey Halloween Display Sparks Outrage, Homeowner Defends Display...

    10/11/2015 12:27:57 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 27 replies
    LibertyNews.com ^ | October 10, 2015 | Jenna Leigh Richardson
    FULL TITLE: New Jersey Halloween Display Sparks Outrage, Homeowner Defends Display by Stating Whats More Terrifying than the Real Threat Among Us? A New Jersey resident has sparked outrage with his graphic Halloween display depicting the atrocities of ISIS at the hands of Barack Obama himself.The display which many calling are tasteless, features Barack Obama dressed as a Jihadist standing in front of a dead U.S. soldier hanging from a tree and a Jordanian pilot in cage. While the homes owner understands why people may be offended by his holiday display, he defends his First Amendment right to express himself....
  • New York and New Jersey drivers pay nearly one-third of all U.S. tolls, report says

    10/06/2015 1:50:32 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 37 replies
    nydailynews.com ^ | october 6, 2015 | brittnay robins
    New York and New Jersey drivers account for nearly one-third of all toll revenues amassed across the U.S., a new report says. Drivers in New York and New Jersey pay the heftiest price for their commutes accounting for almost one-third of all tolls collected across the U.S., a new report says. The report,which was released by the International Bridges, Tunnels and Turnpike Association, indicated that drivers in the two states forked over an astounding $4 billion of the $13 billion in tolls accrued across the country. The primary reason (for New York and New Jersey drivers paying the highest...
  • Linden Football Player Hits Immaculata Player in Head with Helmet on Video

    09/16/2015 11:33:35 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 43 replies
    bleacherreport.com ^ | September 15, 2015 | Joseph Zucker
    A member of the Immaculata (Somerville, N.J.) High School football team required 10 stitches after being struck in the head by a defensive lineman for Linden (N.J.) High School on Friday. Harry Frezza and Greg Tufaro of myCentralJersey.com reported that the Linden player, who was flagged but not ejected, grabbed the helmet off the Immaculata player and hit him in the head with it.
  • Donald Trump Comes to The Barclays and All Hell Breaks Loose

    08/30/2015 7:21:50 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 41 replies
    nj.com ^ | August 30 | John Munson
    He stepped out of a black SUV, wearing a blue blazer and a white "Make America Great Again" hat just as a golfer who made two holes-in-one in the same round was giving an interview. Who knew two aces would be the second wildest thing that happened at The Barclays on Sunday? Donald Trump was stopped immediately at the front entrance to Plainfield Country Club for his first of more than a hundred (no exaggeration) selfies and then headed inside. .. An impromptu security detail of six Edison police officers surrounded him, but Trump made it clear that he wanted...
  • Catholic Caucus: Confirmed: The Body of St. Maria Goretti Will Soon Be Brought to the U.S.

    08/16/2015 7:13:12 PM PDT · by Coleus · 22 replies
    ncr ^ | 08.07.15 | Joseph Pronechen
    Its been confirmed. The body the major relics of St. Maria Goretti, beloved by countless millions, is heading to the United States. When she arrives from Italy, the first public appearance will be on Sept. 21 at Sacred Heart Basilica in Newark, N.J. public because she will initially be visiting a prison before that. As of the latest scheduling she will tour through 25 Catholic dioceses spanning 18 states in parishes, schools, and prisons, including New York, Boston, Newark, Philadelphia, Detroit, Chicago, Atlanta, Houston, Orlando, and Oklahoma City.Why the tour at this time? Maria Goretti is the...
  • Illegal Alien Pleads Guilty to Murdering Co-Worker, Setting Her Body on Fire

    08/07/2015 5:23:22 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8-6-15 | katie mchugh
    An illegal alien from Mexico, Juan Jimenez-Olivera, pled guilty on Wednesday to strangling 30-year-old Sviatlana Dranko in her home, stealing $6,000 from her, setting her body on fire, and lying to police about his crimes in April 2014. The two worked together in a pizza parlor; little did Drankos employer know, he or she would have blood on his or her hands for hiring an illegal alien in defiance of federal law. On April 29, New Jersey police and firefighters responding to a call found Dranko severely burned with a pillowcase pulled over her head. Investigators determined she had died...
  • New Jersey state trooper shot at unarmed teens after they mistakenly knocked on his door: officials

    07/30/2015 8:35:36 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 42 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 07/30/2015 | Jason Silverstein
    An off-duty New Jersey state trooper chased after three unarmed teenagers and shot at them early Sunday after they accidentally knocked on his door, officials said Wednesday. Trooper Kissinger Barreau told investigators he believed the teens were trying to break into his Sparta home, CBS New York reported. Police said they are investigating the shooting, but Barreau remains on active duty and hasnt faced any charges. One of the teens, 18-year-old Jesse Barkhorn, said he and his friends were dropping people off after a party Sunday. They mistakenly knocked on the troopers door, having mistaken it for a friend's house,...
  • Pay up for petty police calls, Pohatcong officials tell stores (More lunacy from NJ!)

    07/27/2015 7:08:51 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 14 replies
    Township council on Tuesday unanimously agreed to charge businesses that call for police assistance more than 10 times a month or demand an officer respond to a shoplifting incident that doesn't result in an arrest. The fine will be $500, under the ordinance proposal.
  • NJ goes after colluding abortionists

    07/07/2015 6:44:01 PM PDT · by Morgana
    onenewsnow.com ^ | July 6, 2015 | Charlie Butts
    New Jersey authorities have responded to a request by pro-lifers to investigate a suspicious arrangement between two abortionists. Marie Tasy of New Jersey Right to Life says the organization filed complaints about two notorious abortionists, Steven Brigham and Vikram H. Kaji. Brigham, who has lost or surrendered his medical license in several states, ran into problems in New Jersey where he owns six abortion clinics. Tasy says that's because the Department of Consumer Affairs and the Board of Medical Examiners started proceedings to revoke Brigham's license. "This all came to light when they performed an abortion on a woman and...
  • Couple flees $1.3M dream house over creepy letters signed, 'The Watcher'

    06/25/2015 9:15:42 AM PDT · by Sopater · 90 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 24, 2015
    A New Jersey couple is suing the couple that sold them their $1.3 million dream house, along with the realtor and an unidentified alleged stalker dubbed "The Watcher," who they say forced them to flee by sending creepy letters. The couple, whose names are being withheld out of concern for their safety, received the first of many messages just three days after they plunked down $1.3 million for their new home in the tony New Jersey borough of Westfield, according to their lawsuit, first reported by NJ.com. "Why are you here? I will find out," read part of the first...
  • Isolated Sightings of the Extinct Dodo Bird Have Spartans Concerned Over an Eerie Trend

    06/24/2015 10:11:31 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 41 replies
    www.tapinto.net ^ | June 4, 2015 at 12:37 AM | By BEN INSLEY
    A new phenomenon is sweeping across Sparta as more and more students come forward claiming to have encountered the flightless Dodo bird. Caught somewhere between a pigeon and a dove with its gray feathers and unmistakable yellow scowl, the Dodo bird stood at an intimidating one meter tall back in the 17th century when it became extinct--barely a century after its discovery. The Dodo bird was not known for its impact on this planet while it lived, but, rather, remains a point of contention and activism because of its death. The extinction of this bird has been overwhelmingly attributed to...
  • Man seriously wounded, 2 officers injured in police shooting

    06/20/2015 6:08:51 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    ORANGE, N.J. (AP) Prosecutors say a man armed with a knife was shot and seriously wounded by two police officers after he lunged at one of the officers. The two officers also suffered undisclosed injuries in the confrontation, which occurred Saturday morning in Orange....
  • [NJ] What is asked of a "reference" for a New Jersey firearms ID?

    06/19/2015 1:39:01 PM PDT · by NewJerseyJoe · 15 replies
    self | 6/19/15 | NewJerseyJoe
    A first for me -- I've been asked to be one of the "references" for a friend getting her NJ firearms ID. Do any fellow Garden Staters know the questions that get asked when they call? Thanks
  • 'No one helped her': NJ woman murdered by ex while awaiting gun permit

    06/10/2015 2:01:52 PM PDT · by Blood of Tyrants · 22 replies
    Foxnews ^ | 6/10/15 | Perry Chiaramonte
    Carol Bowne knew her best shot at defending herself from a violent ex was a gun, and not a piece of paper. And it was paperwork that left her unprotected when Michael Eitel showed up at her New Jersey home last week and stabbed her to death, say Second Amendment advocates, who charge local police routinely sit on firearms applications they are supposed to rule on within 30 days. Bowne, 39, had a restraining order against Eitel when he killed her in her driveway last Wednesday, but she was still waiting for Berlin Township Police Chief Leonard Check to approve...
  • Memory of Rahway World War II vets kept alive in park (map found)

    05/25/2015 1:49:59 PM PDT · by Libloather · 3 replies
    5/12/15
    Link only - Memory of Rahway World War II vets kept alive in park
  • Former DEA agent, employee charged with secretly running strip club

    05/20/2015 2:21:14 PM PDT · by markomalley · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | 5/20/15 | Nate Raymond
    U.S. authorities announced charges on Wednesday against a former Drug Enforcement Administration supervisor and a technology specialist at the agency for failing to disclose their ownership stake in a New Jersey strip club. David Polos and Glen Glover, the DEA employees, made false statements to the government by not disclosing they were part owners of Twins Plus Go-Go Lounge in South Hackensack, according to a complaint filed in federal court in Manhattan. The club features scantily clad and sometimes topless women, many of whom were undocumented immigrants illegally in the United States, the complaint said. Prosecutors said the men did...
  • N.J. tree that survived Revolutionary War, Sandy chopped down on Earth Day

    05/14/2015 3:58:58 PM PDT · by Theoria · 40 replies
    NJ ^ | 06 May 2015 | Jessica Mazzola
    A township view 200 years in the making has changed, after a historic tree town officials thought was protected by municipal ordinance was lawfully cut down by a developer. The swamp white oak tree at 29 Ocean Street had been designated a "bicentennial tree" in Millburn one that town officials believed to be at least 200 years old. It was one of 23 trees designated as such in the town's 2014 Environmental Resource Inventory Report. The township had an ordinance prohibiting the removal of the historical trees, and named trees to the protected list via resolutions. "I looked at...
  • Role of government powers at issue in pension case

    05/07/2015 7:32:46 AM PDT · by redreno
    http://news.yahoo.com ^ | 05/06/2015 | By GEOFF MULVIHILL
    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) New Jersey's top court weighed the budget repercussions of ruling on a pension dispute between Gov. Chris Christie and public workers' unions on Wednesday while one justice wondered if the state had engaged in a "bait and switch." The state Supreme Court probed whether the state has a contractual obligation to pay what it agreed to in a 2011 pension overhaul law and tried to get lawyers from both sides to explore whether such a finding would represent an overstepping of the courts' role and put it in the middle of the state budget process every...
  • Footage Catches Officers Saving Woman From A Car Crash Just Before The Situation Goes Up In Flames

    04/21/2015 9:04:50 PM PDT · by null and void · 15 replies
    IJR ^ | Reid Mene
    Dramatic police dash cam footage, provided by New Yorks Fox affiliate WPIX, caught the recent rescue of a New Jersey woman getting pulled to safety out of her overturned convertible just in time. Kinnelon Police Officers Mark Ehrenberg and Ricky Ferriola arrived at the crash scene where they saw the 2006 Toyota Solara convertible toppled over with smoke fuming out, while forty-five-year-old Dawn Milosky, remained unconscious and pinned inside. The officers rushed to Miloskys aid, and can be heard on the tape yelling: Can you hear me? Despite their attempts, there was no response. After cutting through the seat...
  • N.J. deli owner who ignited fury with White History Month goes out of business

    04/19/2015 5:39:54 PM PDT · by massmike · 46 replies
    nydailynews.com ^ | 04/19/2015 | DEBORAH HASTINGS
    Jim Boggess, whose "White History Month" sign at his New Jersey deli ignited a firestorm, has posted a new placard. This one says: "Forced Out of Business." And he's also created a GoFundMe page pleading for money from strangers. On the crowd-sourcing site, Boggess writes,"On march 1st, I hung a sign in my deli window saying, 'Celebrate your white heritage in March, White History Month". . . Then the bottom dropped out and customers were no longer coming into my deli." Saying he was forced to close his dying business, Boggess bemoans his fate and says he lost "my American...
  • A Grave Problem NJ Ban on Religious Headstone Sales Could Violate Constitution

    03/27/2015 6:34:31 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 21 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 3/26/15 | Kevin J. Jones
    Trenton, N.J., Mar 26, 2015 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A New Jersey law crafted to ban the Archdiocese of Newark from selling cemetery headstones might not pass muster under judicial review, according to a constitutional law expert. Matthew Franck said the law may well be violating the freedom of religion guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution because it singles out religious organizations for disfavored treatment. Franck directs the Simon Center on Religion and the Constitution at the Princeton, N.J.-based Witherspoon Institute. He characterized the law as a direct assault on the freedom of churches to offer services to the bereaved...
  • (Re-post) Priest Ejected while Pro-abort Politician Honored

    03/19/2015 7:47:25 PM PDT · by Coleus · 5 replies
    Daily Catholic ^ | April 5, 2001
    NEWARK, New Jersey, Apr. 4, 01 (CWNews.com/LSN.ca) - Father Peter West, a staff member at the Priests for Life group in New Jersey, was recently physically thrown out of a Catholic school hall while a pro-abortion politician was being honored inside. While not a Priests for Life-sponsored event, Father West and a group of 15 pro-lifers protested the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Newark on Sunday, March 18. Their complaint was that pro-abortion politician Jim McGreevey, the Democrat candidate for governor, was appointed grand marshal of the parade. Father West noted that much of the parade and events afterward...
  • Bishop objects to group in parade (St. Patricks's Day),Serratelli rallies priests against NOW

    02/23/2006 1:17:31 PM PST · by Coleus · 35 replies · 799+ views
    Star-Ledger ^ | 2/23/06 | MAURA McDERMOTT
    The bishop of the Paterson Diocese has asked priests in Morris County to contact organizers of the Saint Patrick's Day parade in Morristown and express their concerns that a group that supports abortion rights plans to participate. In a letter dated Feb. 13, Bishop Arthur Serratelli wrote that the National Organization for Women's support for "abortion, birth control and reproductive rights for all women ... stands against the teachings of the Church and the Catholic values that St. Patrick in his life as a missionary and bishop worked tirelessly to promote." The county chapter of NOW has marched in the...
  • Presbyterian Church (USA) votes to formally recognize gay marriage and allow same-sex weddings

    03/18/2015 7:07:50 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 89 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 03/18/2015 | Tobias Salinger
    Members of the Presbyterian Church (USA) have voted to make the 1.8-million-member, 10,000-congregation denomination the largest Protestant group to formally recognize gay marriage allow same-sex weddings. The Presbytery of the Palisades in New Jersey cast the necessary 86th vote Tuesday night to establish that a majority of the churchs 171 regional presbyteries now support an amendment to the church constitution that redefines marriage, the Associated Press reported. Marriage involves a unique commitment between two people, traditionally a man and a woman, to love and support each other for the rest of their lives, the churchs Book of Order will read,...
  • Hillary Clinton is Going to Jail

    03/11/2015 9:32:09 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 71 replies
    Conservative Daily ^ | 03-11-2015 | Joe Otto
    Weve learned a lot about Hillary Clinton over the past few days and as the evidence against her continues to stack up, it is becoming clear that she will likely be charged with a crime. If convicted, its likely she could face jail time. I stayed up late last night reading into all of the allegations against Hillary and it is worse than we previously thought. A few days ago, it was revealed that during her entire time at the State Department, Hillary Clinton only used a private email address (even to conduct official business). Now, were finding out that...
  • Oh my: DOJ preparing to file criminal corruption charges against Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez

    03/06/2015 12:36:50 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/06/2015 | AllahPundit
    Alternate headline via Dave Weigel: “DOJ confirms that Bob Menendez is a New Jersey politician.”There’s no louder Democratic critic of Obama’s Iran deal than Menendez and now here he is, about to be indicted. Hmmm. Maybe I spoke too soon in questioning Lee Smith’s theory that the White House has decided to start destroying the Iran-deal skeptics on its own side. People briefed on the case say Attorney General Eric Holder has signed off on prosecutors’ request to proceed with charges, CNN has learned exclusively. An announcement could come within weeks. Prosecutors are under pressure in part because of...
  • CHARGES DROPPED AGAINST 72-YEAR-OLD NJ MAN WITH FLINTLOCK PISTOL

    02/26/2015 2:58:38 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 22 replies
    BREITBART ^ | 02/25/15 | AWR Hawkins
    On February 17, Breitbart News reported that 72-year-old Gordon Van Gilder was facing felony charges for having an unloaded flintlock pistol in his car. On Wednesday, The Daily Journal reported that charges against Van Gilder had been dropped.
  • Flintlock from 1700s could land elderly NJ man in prison

    02/18/2015 4:05:54 PM PST · by Kaslin · 93 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | February 18, 2015 | Maxim Lott
    A retired teacher is facing 10 years in prison and the loss of his state pension for possessing a flintlock pistol that may not have been fired since George Washington was alive, his attorney told FoxNews.com on Wednesday. In a case that underscores the Garden State's strict gun laws, Gordon Van Gilder, a retired English teacher and collector of historical items, has been charged with criminal possession of a handgun and faces up to 10 years in prison. If the 72-year-old is convicted, the charge carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 3.5 years and the pension Van Gilder earned as...
  • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Facing New Criminal Investigation

    02/05/2015 4:03:28 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 17 replies
    ABC News ^ | February 5, 2015 | By JOSH MARGOLIN and SHUSHANNAH WALSHE
    Federal authorities have launched a criminal investigation into New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, as well as members of his administration, a man at the center of the investigation told ABC News. The U.S. attorneys office in New Jersey has interviewed former Hunterdon County Assistant Prosecutor Bennett Barlyn, who claims he was fired because he objected to Christie officials dismissing indictments against political allies of the governor. Barlyn confirmed the investigation to ABC News. It was first reported by the International Business Times. It is true, Barlyn told ABC News, saying he was interviewed by federal authorities at his Pennsylvania home...
  • Paterson, NJ Student Slams Teacher on the Floor for taking his phone away

    01/23/2015 6:42:43 PM PST · by Coleus · 42 replies
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  • People are fleeing N.J. faster than any other state, moving company says

    01/06/2015 12:30:04 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 77 replies
    NJ.COM ^ | 01/06/2015 | By Jeff Goldman
    <p>Nearly two of every three families making an interstate move involving New Jersey last year were leaving the Garden State, the highest rate in the country.</p> <p>New Jersey had the greatest percentage of outbound moves of any state nationally last year with almost 65 percent departing,according to a company which bills itself as the largest transporter of household goods in the country.</p>
  • New Jersey Hiker Photographed Bear Before It Killed Him

    11/26/2014 9:51:44 AM PST · by george76 · 100 replies
    CBS NewYork/ ^ | November 26, 2014
    Police in West Milford have released five photos taken by 22-year-old Darsh Patel before he was killed by the 300-pound black bear while hiking with four friends in the Apshawa Preserve. The photos show the bear behind a fallen tree in the woods. Investigators say the phone was found with puncture marks from the bear. ... West Milford police and the state Environmental Protection Department said last month that the bear did not seem interested in food and exhibited stalking type behavior.
  • Three school teachers set to be fired after private chat room emails revealshocking discussion about

    12/16/2014 4:04:13 PM PST · by Morgana · 38 replies
    MAILONLINE ^ | 16 December 2014 | Joel Christie for The Mailonline
    FULL TITLE: Three school teachers set to be fired after private chat room emails reveal shocking discussion about their 'moron' special needs students Three elementary teachers in a New Jersey school district have been caught having a shocking conversation about some of their special needs students, referring to them as 'morons' and 'short bus kids' - and are now set to be fired as a result. The teachers - Tyler Van Pelt, Maria Weber and Maryellen Lechelt - allegedly engaged in an inappropriate online discussion on October 23 while training in a new technology to be implemented in their school...