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Blinq Archive: December, 2012
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Unhappy New Year: Pitman Bakery closing
Fri, Dec 28, 2012, 7:26 AM
Pitman Bakery, a destination for Philadelphia-area doughnut lovers for 44 years, is closing. The announcement arrived Thursday on the Facebook...
Pike go-go will be gone-gone
Fri, Dec 21, 2012, 8:08 AM
Fast-food will displace fast thrills in Mount Ephraim, NJ, where a Taco Bell is expected to rise on the site of a landmark Black Horse Pike...
Christie: Let's talk about guns
Thu, Dec 20, 2012, 8:35 AM
Chris Christie says gun control should be part of a "national conversation about what we're willing to give up to make ourselves safer and...
Camden's record gun buyback
Wed, Dec 19, 2012, 9:45 AM
An Uzi 9mm submachine gun -- the sort that can fire 600 rounds a minute -- was one of the 1,137 firearms surrendered for cash in Camden just...
ICYMI: NJ's looming fiscal cliff
Tue, Dec 18, 2012, 8:47 AM
As Connecticut's massacre, Washington, D.C.'s fiscal cliff-hanger and Sandy's aftermath dominate headlines, yet another calamity looms. New...
Debating guns, post-Newtown
Mon, Dec 17, 2012, 9:11 AM
In the wake of Newtown, I'm reminded of a saying common in 12-Step recovery circles. Doing same thing over and over and expecting a different...
Bypass named for Sweeney named region's best
Tue, Dec 11, 2012, 8:25 AM
A bi-partisan Gloucester County, NJ highway project named for the state's top elected Democrat has a new title: "Regional Transportation Program...
Saying something nice about Camden
Wed, Dec 5, 2012, 3:41 PM
Turns out plenty of people want to "say something nice about Camden." As I wrote in Tuesday's column, a billboard displaying that suggestion...