September 18, 2016 |
Jarrett Baker had four touchdowns, including a 34-yard run, in Clearview's 49-24 win at Bridgeton on Friday night during a nonleague faceoff. Baker had three touchdowns on the ground and one through the air, connecting with Rueben Cumpio for the 7-yard score. Gyair Sharper added two touchdowns, including one on a 31-yard run. The Pioneers are ranked 24th in South Jersey by the Inquirer. Collingswood 38, Delran 7 - Michael Taulane scored three straight touchdowns as the Panthers topped the Bears.
September 8, 2016 |
Two men charged with critically wounding an Atlantic City police officer during an armed robbery outside a casino appeared in court Tuesday. Officer Joshlee Vadell, 29, was shot in the head during the shootout early Saturday and remains in critical but stable condition at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center-City Division, officials said. The suspects, Martel D. Chisolm, 29, of Millville, N.J., and Demetris Cross, 28, of Bridgeton, N.J., made an initial appearance Tuesday afternoon before Superior Court Judge Bernard E. DeLury in Mays Landing.
September 7, 2016 |
The Atlantic City police officer who was shot outside a casino Saturday during an armed robbery is suffering from a head wound but is improving, according to sources. The officer, Joshlee Vadell, 29, gave a thumbs-up from his bed at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center-City Division over the weekend, the sources said. Officials said Vadell was in critical but stable condition Monday. The shootout occurred around 2:30 a.m. after Vadell and his partner, both in uniform, observed a robbery involving six men near the Caesars Atlantic City parking garage on Arkansas Avenue.
August 15, 2016 |
In 2003, George Funkhouser and Susan Nitka drove to Bridgeton, N.J., where George, who buys and sells precious metals and antiques, was going to meet with a client. At the time, the couple were living in Philadelphia's Port Richmond section in a home she had inherited from her parents. They had been together for a decade and were considering buying a larger house. That day in Bridgeton, they drove down streets lined with mansions built in the 19th century, when the city was a center for industry in South Jersey.
July 27, 2016 |
The family of a man shot dead by Bridgeton, N.J., police during a 2014 traffic stop has reached a tentative settlement in a federal lawsuit. Jerame Reid, 36, was shot after he did not heed police orders to stay in his car. Reid was black, as is the officer whose shots struck him, Braheme Days. A second officer, Roger Worley, also fired a shot, but missed. A grand jury in Cumberland County declined to indict the officers last summer. Both Worley, who is white, and Days have since left the Bridgeton force.
July 18, 2016 |
When a Bridgeton, N.J., police officer fatally shot a man during a traffic stop in December 2014 — in an encounter that garnered national attention when the dashcam video became public — the Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office investigated whether the officer used justified force, as is standard procedure in New Jersey. But there was a problem. Officer Braheme Days, who fired the shots that killed 36-year-old Jerame Reid, had been a basketball coach for the son of Jennifer Webb-McRae, the county's prosecutor.
July 10, 2016 |
Registered nurses at South Jersey's Inspira Health Network ratified a three-year contract that includes across-the-board 2.25 percent wage increases each year, theh Health Professionals and Allied Employees said Friday. The deal, which covers 1,300 nurses at hospitals in Bridgeton, Elmer, Vineland, and Woodbury, went into effect immediately, with raises retroactive to June 1. Under the contract, approved Thursday, Inspira agreed to maintain staffing levels if it builds the proposed $338 million hospital in Harrison Township to replace its Woodbury facility, the union said.
June 23, 2016 |
Employers cannot discriminate or terminate workers for going through a divorce or separation, the New Jersey Supreme Court said in a ruling Tuesday. The decision stemmed from a case in which an employee of the Millville Rescue Squad in Cumberland County said he was fired in 2006 after telling a supervisor he was divorcing his wife - who also worked there - and having an affair with another coworker. Mario A. Iavicoli, who represented the former employee, Robert Smith, said Tuesday that the ruling was critical for the broader workforce in New Jersey.
April 23, 2016 |
David Mosley is hoping the Bridgeton baseball team can qualify for the state tournament because "miracles can happen in the playoffs. " Bridgeton coach Mike Valella suspects he might already have witnessed one. Valella is South Jersey baseball's answer to Job: Patient, long-suffering, ever-hopeful. He entered this season with a career record of 50-256 in 13 seasons. Bridgeton was 1-25 in 2013 and 1-23 in 2014. The Bulldogs were 4-23 last season. When Saturday's four-team Delaney Classic began at Clayton, Bridgeton was 0-5 in 2016.
April 18, 2016 |
Jobany Martinez had quite a finish to the championship game of the Delaney Classic baseball tournament at Clayton on Saturday. His Bridgeton team entered the seventh inning trailing by five runs, but the third baseman's two-out, two-run home run capped a five-run rally that tied the game against Pennsauken Tech at 12. Martinez then scored the game-winning run on a wild pitch in the eighth inning as the Bulldogs defeated the Tornados, 13-12....