Barry Lank

About Barry Lank

Barry Lank is a former TV and radio writer, and, like most people, was editor of the Courier-Post opinion page in Cherry Hill, at some point. If you look up, you'll realize he's watching you read this.

Bishop of Trenton diocese was treated for cancer – part of nose replaced

“What started out as a small skin cancer, became more aggressive, apparently due to my neglect,” Bishop O’Connell said in a statement on the diocese web site.

Manalapan waitress charged with sexually assaulting 5-year-old girl

Jennifer Mahoney, 32, is accused of streaming and emailing the videos to two other people. Federal authorities said they found videos on a Texas man’s computer.

Attempted murder conviction is upheld for former Army psychiatrist

A Superior Court judge in Freehold ruled that the victim’s testimony was not compromised when her husband helped her identify the suspect through the Internet.

Lawrence man stabbed twice in huge street brawl in Ewing Saturday

Police broke up the 20-person melee on the 300 block of Hillcrest Avenue at around 12:30 a.m. after responding to a report of shots fired. They found the victim nearby.

Trial begins in baffling murder of Lakewood police officer

Prosecutors say Patrolman Christopher Matlosz pulled over Jahmell Crockam in a routine stop, and the two chatted as if they knew each other. Then Crockam allegedly fired.

Man accused of having pot on him when he walked into courthouse

It’s like that old song: “I was gonna check my pockets for pot before I went to court, but then I got high. I’m usually a cautious sort, but then I got high.”

Asbury Park becomes another city hit by frequent shootings

The latest non-fatal shooting Wednesday caps off a long week in which two people were shot Thursday, a third was shot Saturday, and two more were shot Tuesday.

Woman busted in Plainsboro on DUI after driving with tire on fire

The Philadelphia resident drove past a patrol officer, hit a concrete divider, spun her car 360 degrees and stopped in the middle lane of the highway, police said.

Man allegedly jumps into Delaware River to avoid paying bar tab

The customer in New Hope drank five beers and would not pay. Servers followed after him, thinking they had him cornered at the river – until he jumped in.

Hamilton group calling itself ‘Oceans 11′ charged with 15 burglaries

The name is a little confusing, considering there are only five of them. Also, their alleged residential burglaries don’t show a lot of class – just plenty of activity.