Thursday, June 23, 2011
The Petkovs are at it again, but this time, more than just the Trenton community gets involved.
In a previous column of mine, I asked a question, "Why can't the Petkov's stay out of the news?" Due to a recent complaint filed with the Trenton police by Rebecca Rose, grandmother of Kathleen Edward, the Petkov's are not only back making headlines, but the overwhelming response in a recent article by Trenton Patch editor Nate Stemen has everyone in a blood in the water frenzy. While they clearly haven't stayed out of the news, recent developments raise more questions. A question that has been raised due to the Petkov's presence on Facebook over the last couple of months involves cyberbullying. How can our children better protect themselves? The usual suggestions involve limiting who can view your profile and knowing who is behind a …
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
The Department of Homeland Security offers help for people like Rebecca Rose who recently filed a complaint to Trenton police after allegedly being harassed by a neighbor on Facebook.
A national study found that 96 percent of Americans surveyed feel a personal responsibility to be safe and secure online, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Count Rebecca Rose among those who wish to be safe and secure online. Rose, 45, recently filed a complaint to the Trenton Police Department that her neighbor in the 200 block of Detroit Street had been harassing her on Facebook. Her neighbor, Jennifer Petkov, 33, made national headlines after she admitted to doctoring photos of Rose’s daughter and granddaughter and posting them on Facebook in 2010. The photos depicted Rose’s late daughter, Laura Edwards, and Laura’s daughter—Rose’s granddaughter—Kathleen Edwards, 8, being embraced by the grim reaper and in a skull and …
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Trenton Patch gets you the information you need to start your day off right.
You need to know this stuff.