Marine who marched with neo-Nazis in Charlottesville found guilty in court-martial

first_imgChip Somodevilla/Getty Images(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) — The U.S. Marine who marched with neo-Nazis in last summer’s “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been found guilty in a summary court-martial after he reportedly bragged online about participating in the violence that day.Lance Cpl. Vasillios Pistolis was convicted Monday of failing to obey an order or regulation and making a false official statement under Articles 92 and 107 in the Uniform Code of Military Justice, according to the 2nd Marine Logistics Group.ProPublica first reported in May that Pistolis belonged to a white supremacist group and was found bragging online about the violence he carried out during the August rally, at which one demonstrator died.He has been sentenced to 28 days of confinement, a reduction of two ranks to E-1, and the forfeiture of two-thirds of his pay for a month.Vasillios has seven days to submit a request for clemency to the convening officer, the Marines said.Two other Marines were arrested in May 2017 for flying a white supremacist banner at a pro-confederate rally in North Carolina, according to veterans news site Task & Purpose.Marine Corps officials told Task & Purpose that one of those Marines, Sgt. Michael Chesny, has been administratively separated from the service, while the other, Staff Sgt. Joseph Manning, was discharged in December.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

TCTV’s SHOW OFF! Talent Contest Selects Finalists

first_imgFacebook9Tweet0Pin0 Submitted by TCTVA one-man-band, jazz dancers, vocalists, baton twirlers, a rock band, and a girl with a green cup as a percussion instrument are among acts featured in the 2013 TCTV SHOW OFF! Talent Contest.The SHOW OFF! final competition is Sunday, April 14 at 2 PM at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts.  Admission is FREE to the public.    The performers, spanning ages 9 to 50+ were selected from 29 acts that tried out on March 9th.The SHOW OFF! final competition will be carried LIVE on TCTV cable channel 22 & 77 in Thurston County, and streamed to a world wide audience on the Internet at   A stellar panel of judges will select a Judges Choice winner at the end of the show on April 14th.SHOW OFF!  is a fund raiser for TCTV.  The generosity of the audience determines the Audience Choice winner.  Every $1 donated to TCTV by the viewing audience will be counted as a vote for the donor’s favorite act.  The SHOW OFF! Final Competition program will be replayed several times between April 14th and April 20th so the viewing audience can watch and vote for the Audience Choice winner.   You can vote for your favorite act at  The Audience Choice Award will be announced at 7:00 PM on Saturday, April 20, 2013 during a LIVE program from the TCTV studios.Proceeds from SHOW OFF! support TCTV’s ongoing community media and training programs.This is the fourth year TCTV has produced SHOW OFF! Talent Contest.  Past winners include a 12-year old singer from Yakima, a doo-wop vocal group from Capital Playhouse, a mother-daughter interpretive sign-language performance and a 9-year old girl drummer.last_img read more

2015 Halloween Events

first_imgBy Danielle SchipaniThe following are just some of the Two River area events that people of all ages can attend to embrace their Halloween spirit.“Time for a Ghost Story” will take place from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Senior Community Center in Holmdel and will feature stories read by the Traveling Literary Theater Group. The program is provided by the Holmdel Public Library and Recreation Dept. This is an 18 and over event. There will be light refreshments and no registration is required.Creatures of the Night, a hayride that takes place in Huber Woods Park, Middletown is offered from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights through Oct. 24. Pre-registration is required and there is a cost of $8.50 per person. For more information or to register call 732-842-4000 or visit Monmouth County Park System will host a Great Pumpkin Barn Dance from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct 24 in the Thompson Park Activity Barn, Lincroft. The program, which will feature pumpkin carving and a dance floor, is open to all ages and children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Cost is $25 per family to include two to four people. Pre-registration is required. To register visit or call 732-842-4000.The annual Halloween Egg Hunt will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at McCarter Park in Fair Haven. Children will try to collect as many black and orange-themed Halloween Eggs as they can.Rumson Halloween Party and Parade will take place from 3:15 to 5 p.m. Sunday Oct. 25 at Forrestdale School. This is a rain or shine event and will be held in the cafeteria if there is bad weather. The event will include costume contests and prizes, trick or treat locations in the park, and refreshments. All ages are welcome.The Halloween Parade at Knollwood School in Fair Haven will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 25. The parade lineup begins at 1:30 p.m.The Halloween Family Movie Night will be from 6:45 to 7:25 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Middletown Public Librar y. Attendees are encouraged to wear costumes and bring a pillow and a blanket. There will be candy, scary book readings, and a viewing of a Halloween short film. No pre-registration required.The Middletown Township Public Library will hold a Halloween Parade for all ages from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Oct. 30. During the parade children will stop at “trick or treat” stations to collect prizes. The library will provide each child with a pumpkin for collecting treats.A Halloween Parade will take place at 2 p.m. Oct. 31 on First Avenue in Atlantic Highlands. All ages are welcome.The Pet Costume Parade will take place from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 31 on Ocean Avenue in Sea Bright. The parade will start at Valley National Bank and end on Peninsula Avenue. Prizes will be awarded.The Jersey Shore Ghost Tours begin outside of the Dublin House in Red Bank every Friday night until Halloween. The event is a lantern tour of Red Bank. Tickets are available starting at 8 p.m. and the tour begins at 8:30 p.m. Rain or shine.Boscov’s has teamed up with JDRF to run the Halloween Candy Exchange Program for diabetic children ages 14 years and younger. Children can exchange their Halloween candy they received from trick-or-treating for a $10 gift card to choose a game or toy at the courtesy desk of any Boscov location. This program will run Oct. 31 to Nov. 7. Pre-registration is required. Register by filling out the 2015 Halloween Candy Exchange Flyer found at read more