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Bea Coyle July 15, 2014 at 10:46 AM
Well Joan" What people really need",especially here in Gloucester Township, is ElectedRead MoreOff icials who are willing to tell the truth, who will honestly answer the hard questions put to them. And most of all we need residents not afraid to vote for a change because with all the FACTS a person can find and all the links between people who get contracts from our Council after they contribute money to their elections ,its clear we sure don't have honest people in office now. If that brings out the anger and frustration in some people...well maybe it should.
Paul J. DiBartolo July 15, 2014 at 10:56 AM
Personal insults...exactly which ones are you referring to, Joan, because I don't see muchRead Moredifferenc e between your content and mine - except yours is actually more personal. Please, be explicit, Joan, and delineate where I personally insulted you. Unlike the calm and collected persona that you think you portray, I'm "very angry," again "an angry guy," who "can't get over...the election." I'm "mad" and according to your synopsis, I'm definitely confused and just "another really pissed off guy...shaking (my) fist at the TV." If your content had any real substance, Joan, I'd be floored but you're just way too transparent. Why don't you just say what you really mean or are you afraid you'd just be blown off as another pissed off liberal? Ohh, I sound like you now. Tell me again about personal insults.
Schu July 15, 2014 at 11:35 AM
There's no place like Utopia...I mean Gloucester Township
Bob Kola July 03, 2014 at 11:16 AM
But, Paul, "How much is your child worth?"
Bob Kola July 03, 2014 at 11:16 AM
Or, "Would it save one life?"
Paul J. DiBartolo July 03, 2014 at 11:32 AM
Ahhh, quoting from the wisdom of the Gloucester Township plutocrats.
Bea Coyle July 05, 2014 at 06:54 PM
It would be interesting to know exactly how many Gloucester Township residents have jobs here. IRead Morenev er even saw one add for employment.
John Reynolds July 06, 2014 at 07:50 PM
Ever wonder why towns like Cherry Hill and Washington Township don't have gambling venues, $20Read Moremilli on dollars worth of solar panels, or an array of Red Light Cameras to suck money out of their residents? And why towns like Cherry Hill and Washington Township have better schools and better quality of life? Ignoring the social impact of gambling, what has it ever done to improve towns like Atlantic City, or anywhere else? Atlantic City bottomed out by the 1970s when they brought in gambling as a fix. Take a walk down one of the streets a few blocks from the casinos sometime and you'll see that crime and poverty have not improved since the 1970s. In fact, it's worse. I have an idea, how about running a more efficient and cleaner government in order to attract business and people willing to buy homes in this town. If that doesn't work, you can always open up strip clubs.
Paul J. DiBartolo July 06, 2014 at 09:41 PM
Don't give the Daver any ideas.
Bob Kola July 01, 2014 at 10:31 PM
In addition to the added cost of construction, how are these systems maintained? Do they have toRead Morehav e periodic inspections? If so, how often would they have to be inspected, who would do the inspection, and how much would it cost?
Bob Kola July 01, 2014 at 10:36 PM
In addition to the added cost to construction, do these systems have to be maintained? Do they need Read Moreto have periodic inspections? If so, how often, who would perform them, and how much would it cost?
Paul J. DiBartolo July 02, 2014 at 07:44 AM
All good questions, Bob. Maybe R & V can handle the inspections in GT; they probably need theRead Morewo rk.
Roger Delgado July 08, 2014 at 07:10 AM
What we need to watch out for is WHO gets the Green Acres funds. They have been known in the pastRead Moret o "buy" the land from connected Democrats so they can continue to live on it and not develop it. There is a reason why they call him "Million Dollar Siler" after the county gave him a lot of money to "preserve" his horse farm. By preserve they mean he gets to keep and live on it. How nice, huh? Our tax dollars going to a party member to keep what he already owns. Follow the money.
John Reynolds July 09, 2014 at 12:55 PM
Pete, when was the last time Gloucester Township used their Open Space Fund to purchase open space? Read MoreTimber Creek Park (Slim's Ranch) was purchased with Camden County Open Space money. Is Gloucester Township is using their Open Space Fund for landscaping work, and installing plaques and statues in the recreation parks? As for Lieutenant Colonel Sam Siler, being he was compensated by Camden County for designating his property as "farmland" – and paying no taxes on said farmland – in the spirit of the other Open Space property owners in South Jersey who allow public access to their property while still living on it, feel free to use the Lieutenant Colonel's property for hiking and horseback riding. Here's a list of the "Green Acres" lots in Gloucester Township: http://www.state.nj.us/cgi-bin/dep/greenacres/facproc.pl Anyone want to hike around Brittany Woods with me some night?
John Reynolds July 09, 2014 at 12:56 PM
Pete, when was the last time Gloucester Township used their Open Space Fund to purchase open space? Read MoreTimber Creek Park (Slim's Ranch) was purchased with Camden County Open Space money. Is Gloucester Township using their Open Space Fund for landscaping work, and installing plaques and statues in the recreation parks? As for Lieutenant Colonel Sam Siler, being he was compensated by Camden County for designating his property as "farmland" – and paying no taxes on said farmland – in the spirit of the other Open Space property owners in South Jersey who allow public access to their property while still living on it, feel free to use the Lieutenant Colonel's property for hiking and horseback riding. Here's a list of the "Green Acres" lots in Gloucester Township: http://www.state.nj.us/cgi-bin/dep/greenacres/facproc.pl Anyone want to hike around Brittany Woods with me some night?
Bea Coyle June 26, 2014 at 09:29 AM
Of course they are Pete. That Company has an annual revenue of $ 1 - 2.5 million and a staff ofRead Moreonly 5 to 9 people. The President of Jersey Professional Management was a former appointment to the Local Government of Cranford NJ. He was a Councilman and then Mayor. I have friends who live in Cranford . Funny how we keep getting firms and companies who are never local. Connections, corruption all lead to big benefits for them and higher taxes for residents.
Big Daddy 1 June 26, 2014 at 11:04 AM
Donations should be limited to companies/people in the township. They are the only ones who shouldRead Morec are about our government. It's clear that Haddonfield, North Jersey and other out of township firms are only donating for pay to play.
Stache's Minion June 26, 2014 at 11:20 AM
Has anyone confirmed if they have donated? It will be interesting to OPRA their report andRead Morefindings .
Paul J. DiBartolo June 23, 2014 at 08:52 AM
"Nine-One-One...Can you hold, please? Calls will be answered in the order they were received,Read Moreo therwise press '1' to leave a message and your call will be returned by the next free agent."
Russell June 17, 2014 at 02:34 PM
Mayor Mayor needs to take heed to Psalm 36:1 Sin whispers to the wicked, deep within their hearts.Read MoreT hey have no fear of God at all. 2 In their blind conceit, they cannot see how wicked they really are. 3 Everything they say is crooked and deceitful. They refuse to act wisely or do good. 4 They lie awake at night, hatching sinful plots. Their actions are never good. They make no attempt to turn from evil. http://gloucestertownship.patch.com/posts/mayor-mayer-dedicates-plaque-to-himself/comments
Russell June 17, 2014 at 02:34 PM
this is what came up when i posted my response. Just another piece of evidence for the feds toRead Moresee. http://gloucestertownship.patch.com/posts/mayor-mayer-dedicates-plaque-to-himself/comments
Russell June 17, 2014 at 02:38 PM
This page contains the following errors: error on line 23 at column 39: Entity 'nbsp' notRead Moredefined B elow is a rendering of the page up to the first error. Paul J. DiBartolo June 17, 2014 at 10:25 AM Jesus gave us a little advice..."When someone invites you to a wedding feast, do not take the place of honor, for a person more distinguished than you may have been invited. If so, the host who invited both of you will come and say to you, 'Give this man your seat.' Then, humiliated, you will have to take the least important place. But when you are invited, take the lowest place, so that when your host comes, he will say to you, 'Friend, move up to a better place.' Then you will be honored in the presence of all your fellow guests. For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted" (Gospel of Luke 14:8-11). This page contains the following errors: error on line 23 at column 39: Entity 'nbsp' not defined Below is a rendering of the page up to the first error. http://gloucestertownship.patch.com/posts/mayor-mayer-dedicates-plaque-to-himself/comments
Paul J. DiBartolo June 12, 2014 at 01:47 PM
In fact, the green Comment box counter at the top of the article indicates there are 10 commentsRead Morebut only 9 appear.
Bea Coyle June 12, 2014 at 02:37 PM
I posted a comment on "Recently Sold Homes in Gloucester Township" .It appeared brieflyRead Morea nd then it was gone never to return again. I guess they didn't like what I had to say even though it was the truth and the article was there to back up my statement. Too bad they feel the need to censor the truth.
Russell June 17, 2014 at 02:33 PM
It's a paid for social media site that collects tons of money from a political boss and his cronies Read Moreto get stories designed and reported to their liking. Let them enjoy their last 15 minutes of fame. No good has come to PATCH, they lost hundreds of millions of dollars and that's not all that is on it's way. Psalm 36:1 Sin whispers to the wicked, deep within their hearts. They have no fear of God at all. 2 In their blind conceit, they cannot see how wicked they really are. 3 Everything they say is crooked and deceitful. They refuse to act wisely or do good. 4 They lie awake at night, hatching sinful plots. Their actions are never good. They make no attempt to turn from evil.
Silence Dogood June 11, 2014 at 07:53 AM
Once again the sheeple like Mr. Ramalamadingdong use hyperbole and talking points they heard onRead MoreMSNB C. Fact is Mr. Ramalamadingdong, states were bullied into signing on to Common Core by the federal department of education through what was called Race to the Top, sort if a lottery of federal dollars given to states that jumped through enough hoops. The problem is the money never materialized and states and local school districts were saddled with unfunded mandates or huge financial liability to comply with a very bureaucratic and expensive curriculum. If Mr. Ramalamadingdong bothered to research CC just a little, he would know that at least 17 states are abandoning CC and that NJ democrats have an assembly bill that was voted out of committee that would put NJ on track to abandon this as well. He would also have seen that our neighbor Washington Township's BOE has voted to suspend CC until the legislature votes. Facts, facts and more facts only confuse and confound the close minded and agenda driven.
SJ Birds Fan June 11, 2014 at 08:01 AM
This is easy - Are our schools better since the Common Core was instituted? Worse than theRead Morecommon core in our schools is the block scheduling. Just terrible.
Paul J. DiBartolo June 11, 2014 at 08:33 AM
Mr, ALL-CAPS JOE cannot be blamed, he's just reading from the talking points that his hero,Read MoreShovel-R eady Dave, provided him. It's obvious that JOE lacks understanding in this area, I mean, goodness sakes, he still has trouble operating a computer keyboard and does not realize that his ALL-CAPS mode is a turn-off rather than an attraction to readers. So, JOE, what makes more sense, local parents and teachers deciding what's best for their children or the governor? You of all people suggesting that what a governor decides should stand when you are such a hater of our governor. No hypocrisy there, JOE.
Bea Coyle June 10, 2014 at 11:33 AM
Too bad Remington and Vernick can't get that approval to go through as fast as they got the"Read MoreSa fe Walks to School "Grant to get approved by our BOE. I also heard that a Remington and Vernick employee just got a Supervisor position at Camden County College. Seems they have an "In" everywhere except for where it can help the residents.
cynthia June 10, 2014 at 12:56 PM
The government red tape will make sure this all goes smoothly and quickly. Expect to see our lakeRead Moreba ck to it's full condition in a couple of years. Such a shame for those residents that have property next to or near the lake and even worse for the wildlife. Between the empty lake and the new construction on the outlets, the wildlife population is taking a real hit this year. I guess the mosquitoes will make out OK - just like all the government parasites.
Cindy June 11, 2014 at 07:15 AM
Bob, thanks for posting. Same info I got from Public Works a year ago, and nothing has changed. Read More I guess we can all see what kind of time frame we are already looking at here.
John Reynolds June 09, 2014 at 11:59 AM
Other than the handful of people who live near Blackwood Lake and have to look at it everyday, aRead Morecou ple of people who fish there, and some local environmentalists, the average Gloucester Township resident wouldn't have any interest in it. If I was running this town and could get my hands on pay-to-play money, I would dredge the lake and get some local canoeists together and go upstream with chainsaws, clearing it out, and see how far we could go up towards Lakeland and Grenloch Lakes. You might get upstream a little way in high water to make it worthwhile. Better yet, I would go downstream towards Almonesson Road, clearing it out. Once you hit near Almonesson Road, you can paddle to the Delaware River. It might be doable in the spring with high water. We could start a Blackwood Canoe Club and get the Green Team to sponsor us. Should I sit through the awards and ceremonies and bring this up at the next council meeting?
D.Brown June 09, 2014 at 12:45 PM
John, this s a great idea. You will probably do what we had to do in our neighborhood and d thingsRead Morey ourself. Team Mayor only does what is good for them...
Big Daddy 1 June 09, 2014 at 01:03 PM
Maybe we could set up a campground or other recreational area too. The people are supposed to beRead Moreabl e to play here, not just the political donors.
Paul June 08, 2014 at 11:14 AM
The weather was the best all day! Anyone notice the drone in the sky during the fireworks show?Read MoreWher e did that come from?
Brutus Cato June 08, 2014 at 11:43 AM
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Brutus Cato June 08, 2014 at 11:48 AM
Does it concern you? Do you think somebody is watching? It's for your own good since you do notRead Morehave the wherewithal to protect yourself. And if that's not an acceptable explanation than go with this one: It's for the children because..."How much is your child worth?" (Thanks to Marianne Coyle for that little gem).
Paul J. DiBartolo June 08, 2014 at 05:43 PM
Send email to Shovel-Ready Dave with the expectation of getting an answer? What fairy tale is thatRead Morey ou're reading?
Joe June 08, 2014 at 06:08 PM
Camden county has really bad roads no matter who they belong to.
Big Daddy 1 June 09, 2014 at 11:53 AM
Camden County has a pothole hotline. But it's not very hot. Nobody ever answers or responds.
Paul J. DiBartolo June 06, 2014 at 10:14 AM
This further solidifies the gap that has opened between "them" and "us."
Big Daddy 1 June 07, 2014 at 08:15 AM
The article keeps disappearing. If that's our former congressman, supposedly they can't investigate Read Moreif he is no longer in Congress. That's why he resigned. And that's a stupid rule.
Bob Kola June 07, 2014 at 11:21 AM
Maybe a Pit Bull got the article.
Stache's Minion June 05, 2014 at 05:31 PM
Council President came back from his residence in Berlin and ordered it refilled with the tears ofRead Morea ll the special needs families who still cant use the "Field of Dreams" other than to pay homage at the life size statue of King Dave.
Cindy June 08, 2014 at 12:04 AM
Just the past rains filling it up. Anyone interested in having a group meet at the mayor's office Read Moreto inquire? There's power in numbers!
Mike Russo June 08, 2014 at 07:26 AM
You're right. It has not been corrected
Cindy June 03, 2014 at 04:43 PM
I just sent several photos and a long letter to Fox 29 News. Will post if I hear anything, andRead Morewill keep trying if I don't!
Kitchen 519 June 04, 2014 at 10:41 AM
I agree! I wish they would let us know, especially since a bunch of us have well water.
Mike Russo June 30, 2014 at 07:49 PM
Thanks for your efforts. Why hasn't the township made any comments?
Bob Kola June 01, 2014 at 04:29 PM
Just read about the retired librarian who stabbed to death a crazed killer hamster. Scary stuff.
John Reynolds June 01, 2014 at 08:14 PM
Gloucester Township is taking this hamster threat seriously. They've already assembled a task force Read Morethat will be coming out with programs to educate the public on the dangers of killer hamsters. The BOE has agreed to hire 35 members of the GTHCS, at $5.25 million a year, to provide security in the schools in case of a hamster attack. And I will be writing a bi-weekly blog to keep the Patch readership up-to-date with the latest hamster developments. Remember, keep those cages locked.
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