Blinq Archive: December, 2012

Unhappy New Year: Pitman Bakery closing

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Pitman Bakery, a destination for Philadelphia-area doughnut lovers for 44 years, is closing. The announcement arrived Thursday on the Facebook... Read more

Pike go-go will be gone-gone

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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... Read more

Christie: Let's talk about guns

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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... Read more

Camden's record gun buyback

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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... Read more

ICYMI: NJ's looming fiscal cliff

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As Connecticut's massacre, Washington, D.C.'s fiscal cliff-hanger and Sandy's aftermath dominate headlines, yet another calamity looms. New... Read more

Debating guns, post-Newtown

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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... Read more

Bypass named for Sweeney named region's best

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A bi-partisan Gloucester County, NJ highway project named for the state's top elected Democrat has a new title: "Regional Transportation Program... Read more

Saying something nice about Camden

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Turns out plenty of people want to "say something nice about Camden." As I wrote in Tuesday's column, a billboard displaying that suggestion... Read more