NEWS, SPORTS, COMMENTARY, POLITICS for Gloucester City and the Surrounding Areas of South Jersey and Philadelphia

A One In A Million Guy

Andy Rooney was one in a million. At the end of '60 Minutes' he usually had Andy Rooney his own 10-minute segment that, unbelievably, was never censored by CBS. He's probably the only one who could have gotten away with this. Andy Rooney once said . . . “I don't think being a minority makes you a victim of anything except numbers. The only things I can think of that are truly discriminatory are things like the United Negro College Fund, Jet Magazine, Black Entertainment Television, and Miss Black America. Try to have things like the United Caucasian College Fund,... Read more →


How Micro-Credentials Can Boost Your College Education

As the landscape of higher education undergoes rapid transformation, students are constantly seeking innovative ways to enhance their learning experiences and improve their career prospects. The rising trend of micro-credentials has been gaining considerable momentum recently. These digital certifications offer a unique opportunity for college students to gain specialized skills, improve their job prospects, and remain adaptable in a dynamic job market. Micro-credentials provide focused, short-term learning opportunities that can be seamlessly integrated into traditional college programs. They offer a flexible and efficient way for students to acquire the skills that are most relevant to their chosen fields. By embracing... Read more →


MORE RIDES, MORE GAMES, MORE FUN WITH INDEPENDENCE BLUE CROSS SUMMERFEST

SET TO OPEN ON JUNE 28th Summer on the Waterfront kicks into high gear with the return of Independence Blue Cross Summerfest, exciting new features and an opening weekend fireworks display and concert. PHILADELPHIA, PA (June 24, 2024)—Summer on the Waterfront is already off to an exciting start, and it’s about to get even better as Independence Blue Cross Summerfest opens for the season. There is so much more in store for the summer through Labor Day. The opening weekend will feature a spectacular celebration with the U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” Concert and Fireworks on Saturday, June 29. The... Read more →


Mike Shannon of Bellmawr Named to Philly-SIDA Academic All Area Baseball Team

PHILADELPHIA – Mike Shannon (Bellmawr, NJ/Triton Regional) of Rowan is one of 10 student-athletes to be named to the 2024 Philly-SIDA Academic All-Area Baseball Team, as recognized by the area's Sports Information Directors. The team is selected by votes from 30 four-year institutions within the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Mike Shannon, Rowan Pitcher In order to be eligible for Academic All-Area honors, an athlete must be in at least their second year at the institution and hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 or better. Shannon, who graduated in May with a degree in finance, put together his best season... Read more →


Madeline M. Angelastro, age 86, Retired from Harrah's Casino, GCHS Alum Class of '56

Madeline M. Angelastro (nee Duff) of Egg Harbor Township, formally of Woodbury, passed away on June 15th, 2024 at the age of 86. Family Madeline is the only child of the late Walter and Madeline (nee McAuliffe) Duff, born on April 21st, 1938, in Philadelphia, Pa. Madeline grew up in National Park and attended Gloucester Catholic High School where she was named prom queen of the graduating class of 1956. While attending high school, Madeline was fortunate enough to meet the love of her life, the late Michael Angelastro (2010). The two married in 1958 and spent a loving 52... Read more →


5 Reasons You Can't Find Someone on Facebook

Facebook is not just a top social network, but also a huge community of people who may be complete strangers or closely related to each other as relatives, classmates, classmates, colleagues, friends, etc. Using a simple search and having the initial data, you can find anyone on the vast social network. There are several ways, thanks to which you can find the desired user in the social network Facebook. Most often a person is found by name or nickname, phone number or email. It happens that he is present in the list of mutual friends. Then you just need to... Read more →


Did You Know Police in NJ Use Baby Blood Samples to Catch Crooks?

New directive limits — but doesn’t end — police use of baby blood samples by Nikita Biryukov, New Jersey Monitor June 20, 2024 A new directive Attorney General Matt Platkin issued Thursday will limit — but not end — law enforcement’s ability to obtain blood samples drawn as part of a mandatory state newborn screening program. Platkin’s directive was released alongside a Department of Health rules change limiting how long blood drawn for newborn screenings can be retained by the state. The changes come as New Jersey faces a class-action lawsuit lodged after the Office of the Public Defender alleged... Read more →


Air Quality Alert for Gloucester, Camden and NW Burlington Counties

Air Quality Alert until 12:00AM Monday image courtesy of Pinterest Dear Wm Cleary, The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued a code orange air quality alert Sunday for Southwestern New Jersey. A code orange air quality alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children...people suffering from asthma... heart disease or other lung diseases...and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors. For more information on ground-level ozone and fine particles...visit http://www.state.nj.us/dep/ * AFFECTED AREAS: GLOUCESTER ... CAMDEN ...... Read more →


Good Things Happening in the Community of Brooklawn

(Photo courtesy of the Borough Police Department) The Brooklawn Police Department would like to congratulate Officer Brandon Jones, Officer Bryan Moye and Officer Lihat Selengkapnya BROOKLAWN, NJ (CNBNews)(June 22, 2024)-- --At their latest council meeting, the Mayor and Council of Brooklawn proudly welcomed three new patrolmen to the Borough Police Department. Additionally, they decisively approved several community enhancement projects. These include the construction of Pickleball courts on the east and west sides of the borough, the resurfacing of the west side basketball court with new basketball racks, and new elevated aluminum bleachers on the first and third base sides of... Read more →


AG Platkin: Norcross Allegedly Punished Local Officials in New Jersey Who Didn't Fall in Line

Inside the ‘wild’ charges against Dem power broker George Norcross by Nikita Biryukov, New Jersey Monitor June 18, 2024 The indictment unveiled Monday that accuses insurance executive and Democratic power broker George Norcross III of overseeing a criminal enterprise is replete with accusations of threats, intimidation, and political corruption that go on for 111 pages. But at the heart of the charges filed by Attorney General Matt Platkin’s office are claims that Norcross — a Democratic kingmaker widely regarded as New Jersey’s most powerful unelected person — conspired with his allies to leverage their control of Camden County government officials... Read more →


Unleashing Innovation: Bitcoin's Role in Transforming the Pension Fund Industry

In an era where digital transformation is inevitable, traditional sectors like pension funds are exploring innovative solutions to enhance their operational efficiency and financial health. Bitcoin, as a pioneering digital asset, offers unique opportunities for the pension fund industry. By integrating blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, pension funds can address some of their most pressing challenges, including transparency, transaction costs, and portfolio diversification. The Rise of Cryptocurrency in Financial Strategies Incorporating Bitcoin into pension fund portfolios is not merely a trend but a strategic move towards diversification and risk management. As a cryptocurrency, Bitcoin provides an alternative asset class that does... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: The MundoSlab

BY Slim Randles A building project (for those of us who are carpenterially challenged) can be a confusing nightmare of little whatchits we never learned the name of and have no idea how to use. Oh, if we need a two-by-four that's eight feet long, we're on pretty safe ground and can head on over to MundoSlab, the building center that dedicates about half an acre to tar paper. It's fun going over there, and you never know when you'll find something you can't live without. You can buy the stuff in there from the kid who mowed your lawn... Read more →


Humane Society Releases Horrible 100 Report

aource Humane Society The Humane Society of the United States has released its annual Horrible Hundred report which exposes problematic puppy mills throughout the country, underscoring the necessity of New Jersey’s proposed legislation (S2511/A4051) to cut off the puppy mill-to-pet store pipeline. This annual report is compiled by researchers as they comb through federal and state inspection records for instances of animal welfare violations and suffering. Public records show that numerous breeders cited in the report have supplied puppies to New Jersey pet stores in recent years. For example, Wayne Puppies, a New Jersey pet store, acquired puppies in December... Read more →


Teaneck Man Arrested for Allegedly Terrorizing Pro-Palestine Woman

(NEWARK, NJ— The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) today welcomed the arrest of a man who allegedly hurled racially charged epitaphs and brandished a knife at a woman who was participating in a motor vehicle procession in support of Palestine on Teaneck Road. Ebrahim Yehounatan, 71, who was arrested by police on Friday, May 3, has been charged with second-degree bias intimidation for his unprovoked threats and harassment. He also faces charges of possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes and harassment. SEE: NY man charged for incident Teaneck NJ pro-Palestine protest (northjersey.com) In a statement, CAIR-NJ... Read more →


Project SEARCH Class of 2024 Honored Throughout Jefferson's New Jersey Hospitals

Nineteen members of the Project SEARCH Class of 2024 — at our hospitals in Cherry Hill, Stratford Hospital, and Washington Township — were honored at recent ceremonies. The events celebrated the achievements of 12 Camden County-based YALE School NJ Project SEARCH program participants — six working at each of our Cherry Hill and Stratford hospitals — as well as the seven Gloucester County-based Project SEARCH program participants who worked in Washington Township. The Project SEARCH interns attended classes at the hospitals every day throughout the school year, working and learning alongside Jefferson Health employees. Jefferson has been involved with Project... Read more →


Multiple Alarm Fire 700-Unit Block of Division Street, Gloucester City

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 20, 2024)— A fire broke out Wednesday evening, around 7 PM, at a residence in the 700-unit block of Division Street. The fire was confined to the third floor. According to The Patch, residents of that dwelling were displaced. A fire department spokesman said, firefighters confined the blaze to that floor and brought the fire under control in about 20 minutes. There were no reported injuries. Investigators from the Gloucester City Fire Department (GCFD) determined that the fire was accidental. Red Cross personnel assisted displaced residents at the scene. During the incident, the GCFD received assistance... Read more →


State Indictment Alleges Norcross Brothers Led a Criminal Enterprise

"It’s often said that in New Jersey politics is a blood sport," Platklin told reporters. "And what’s meant by that is that if you don’t go along with the demands of those in political power, you’ll get hurt." By Christian Wade | The Center Square contributor Jun 18, 2024 (The Center Square) — New Jersey's top law enforcement official has charged one of the state's most influential Democratic power brokers with racketeering with indictments alleging that he and others illegally collected millions of dollars in state credits. In a 13-count indictment unsealed on Monday, New Jersey Attorney General Matt Platkin... Read more →


Maryland Fishing Report June 19: The Sport of Fishing Brings Families Together

Maryland Fishing Report – June 19 John Miller celebrated Father’s Day with his son Garret and father Jack, three generations of anglers doing what they love. Photo by Jack Miller. Father’s Day was a wonderful day for people to spend time with family – and many chose to go fishing and enjoy the day together. As summer officially begins this week, we can look forward to many more opportunities to join friends and family in the great outdoors. For anglers who catch striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay, remember that summer heat can be deadly for fish that are not... Read more →


Multiple Persons Shot in the 2800 Unit Block of North Barney Street

PHILADELPHIA, PA (June 19, 2024)--The following information is preliminary and subject to change as the investigation concludes. Updates will be sent as they become available. At approximately 6:22 PM, police received a call reporting multiple individuals had been shot at 28xx North Barney Street. The victims include a 19-year-old male who was shot once in the left leg, a 31-year-old female who was shot once in the left hand, and a 23-year-old male who was shot once in the right buttock. All three were transported by private vehicle to Temple Hospital and have been placed in stable condition. At approximately... Read more →


Experts explain why you should not count cards when playing

pexels.com Card counting might seem like a guaranteed way to beat the casino. Who doesn’t want to beat the casino anyway? Hollywood and many shows have depicted card counting as a macho move to get some big wins and beat the casino. It’s not as easy as you think, and many people advise against it. Let’s look into why you should not count cards when playing as explained by many experts in the industry. It’s Not Easy As You Think Ok, let’s get this straight; counting cards is not easy. You may be hyped about learning to count cards based... Read more →


Heat Advisory until Saturday in South Jersey & Philly

Advisory: Heat Advisory until 06:00 AM Saturday * WHAT...For the Heat Advisory, heat index values ranging from 95 to 100 degrees. For the Excessive Heat Watch, dangerously hot conditions with heat index values ranging from 100 to 105 degrees possible. * WHERE...Portions of northern Delaware, central, northern, and southern New Jersey, and southeast Pennsylvania. * WHEN...For the Heat Advisory, until 6 AM EDT Saturday. For the Heat Advisory, the hottest temperatures and heat indices are forecast to occur on Friday. For the Excessive Heat Watch, from Saturday morning through Sunday evening. * IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses increase significantly during extreme heat... Read more →


AIR QUALITY WARNING in South Jersey

Pinterest \The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued a code range air quality alert Thursday for Southwestern New Jersey. A code orange air quality alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children...people suffering from asthma... heart disease or other lung diseases...and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors. For more information on ground-level ozone and fine particles...visit http://www.state.nj.us/dep/ * AFFECTED AREAS: GLOUCESTER ... CAMDEN ... NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON Read more →


Linux-Based Tools for Enhancing Campus Sustainability Initiatives

Sustainability initiatives are becoming increasingly important on campuses nationwide as students and faculty seek to reduce their environmental impact and promote green practices. Linux, known for its robustness and flexibility, offers a variety of tools that can help you contribute to these sustainability efforts effectively. In your quest for more sustainable practices, you might often find yourself juggling numerous assignments and projects. Perhaps you’ve even wondered if there’s a paper writing service that can write my essay for me while you focus on developing a campus recycling program or a green tech workshop. Services like EssayService.com can be invaluable in... Read more →


Leveraging Virtual Assistance Experience for Post-Grad Job Market

As you approach graduation, you may be contemplating how to effectively leverage your virtual assistance experience in the post-grad job market. Working as a virtual assistant during college not only provided you with extra income but also equipped you with a diverse skill set that is highly valuable to future employers. unsplash.com Your virtual assistant role involved managing assignments, handling client communications, and maintaining schedules, all of which are transferable skills. While studying, you may have also relied on websites that help you write essays, such as DoMyEssay, to manage your academic workload efficiently. Highlighting Transferable Skills Communication Skills As... Read more →


GTPD Investigate Two Vehicle Crash With Injuries

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (JUNE 19th)--On Tuesday, June 18th, 2024, at approximately 11:55 PM, the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to Erial-Blenheim Road for a reported motor vehicle crash involving two vehicles. Upon arrival, officers located two vehicles in the roadway with damages and injured occupants. Investigation showed that the vehicles collided head-on and the impact resulted in significant damage to both vehicles. The impact was so severe that it caused one of the vehicles to overturn resulting in a driver extraction. Two drivers and one passenger were transported to local hospitals with serious bodily injuries. Erial-Blenheim Road was closed between... Read more →


Learning Astrology: Why It’s So Popular Among College Students

Astrology has recently surged in popularity among college students. This ancient practice seems to perfectly blend with the unique social and intellectual atmosphere of college, where students are often on a quest for deeper self-understanding and meaningful connections. But why is astrology particularly appealing to this academically driven demographic? Let’s explore the varied reasons that make astrology so captivating to students involved in college life. As a college student, you might find yourself overwhelmed with school, assignments, and searching for services or tools that could ease your academic burden, like an essay writing service that offers masters essay writing service... Read more →


Popular Online Gambling Games in Australia

Online gambling in Australia after 2001 began to flourish because users' winnings since that time ceased to be taxed. People began to see online casino games as an outlet and a chance to earn easy money with minimal investment. Especially in the last 3 years, our experts have been tracking the constant growth of the popularity of gambling platforms in Australia and the increase in the total profitability of the industry by more than 20% per year. This interest in gambling games catalyzed the emergence of https://playamo.how/ and many similar platforms. In this article, our experts will tell you the... Read more →


Outdoor Adventure Experience Gifts in Philadelphia

The buzzing city of Philadelphia is filled with so much history and culture. But did you know that there are also a lot of fun outdoor activities to do in the city? Did you also know that outdoor activities can become pretty amazing experience gifts? Check out the best outdoor adventure experience gifts in Philadelphia below! Urban Kayaking on the Schuylkill River Seeing the city from a new angle is always a lot of fun. This kayak tour ranks pretty high up there in the outdoor adventure experience gifts in Philadelphia. It’s a perfect gift for any water lover, for... Read more →


Philadelphia Police Blotter

JUNE 18, 2024 PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia police officer shot a 31-year-old Hispanic male Saturday afternoon after the suspect produced a gun during a traffic stop. The incident occurred around 3:20 pm on Saturday, June 15th, on the 2700 block of North 6th Street near West Somerset Street. Officers were following up on a tip from a police helicopter unit regarding a dirt bike recklessly weaving through traffic. A uniformed officer in a marked patrol car arrived at the location, where they found the suspect alongside the dirt bike. As the uniformed officer explained the vehicle would be confiscated due... Read more →


"Suspects 005 and 006"- GT Day/ Drone Show Fights

Wanted By The Gloucester Township Police: On June 1, 2024 before sundown, Gloucester Township Police and numerous mutual aid Police Officers from nearby towns were attempting to disperse an unruly crowds during the Gloucester Township Day Festivities on Chews Landing Road. The unknown pictured suspects, labeled as "Suspect 005" and "Suspect 006," were captured on video kicking and stomping on defenseless victims on the ground during numerous fights at Veterans Park and the nearby shopping center. Submit your ANONYMOUS TIPS to https://gtpolice.com/tips or email them to [email protected]. https://gtpolice.com/news/article/1541 These suspects are two of MANY we'll be featuring in the upcoming... Read more →


Setting Employees Up for Advancement: 5 Key Strategies

Every organization wants motivated, engaged employees who are constantly developing their skills and improving performance. One key way to achieve this is by setting up systems and programs to facilitate employee advancement within the company. Providing clear paths for progression motivates staff and also enables you to fill higher-level positions from within your existing talent pool. This article explores 5 effective strategies for setting employees up for advancement opportunities. 1. Provide Training and Development Programmes One of the most fundamental ways to facilitate advancement is through training and development programs. These allow employees to expand their skillsets and capabilities, preparing... Read more →


Top Tips for a Productive Work-From-Home Routine

unsplash.com Working from home has become a staple for many. However, maintaining productivity outside the structured environment of an office can be challenging. Here are some practical tips to help you stay on track and make the most of your work-from-home experience. 1. Create a Dedicated Workspace Having a specific area for work can significantly enhance your focus. Whether it's a spare room, a corner in your living room, or even a well-organized desk, make sure this space is solely for work. Keep it tidy and stocked with everything you need to avoid unnecessary interruptions. 2. Stick to a Schedule... Read more →


Camden County PD and Camden School District Creating New Truancy Program

(Camden City, NJ) – Since the pandemic took hold of the nation and the world in 2020, school districts everywhere have been negatively impacted by skyrocketing truancy. This is especially true in urban landscapes and Camden City was not immune to these national trends. Based on that, the Camden County Board of Commissioners will spearhead a multi-pronged partnership to create alternatives for Camden students who are no longer engaged in the traditional school system. This new program is rooted in identifying at-risk youth and then offering them an alternative by providing individuals a seat in the Hopeworks program. This time-tested... Read more →


Penn State Health/The Medical Minute: Skin Cancer

Newswise — Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, but with early detection and attention to personal care, it’s preventable, highly treatable, and in many cases, curable. “The three most common types of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma,” said Dr. Charlene Lam, a dermatologist at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. “Those are the ones that you hear about most often, and they probably represent 90 to 95% of the skin cancers out there.” In most cases, they’re all caused by overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from... Read more →


35TH ANNIVERSARY MANAYUNK ARTS FESTIVAL

TO TAKE OVER MAIN STREET ON JUNE 22-23 WITH 300+ ARTISTS, * From 1990 to 2024, The Manayunk Arts Festival continues to grow as the tri-state area’s largest outdoor juried arts festival Philadelphia, Pa. - Manayunk Development Corporation is excited to celebrate the 35th Annual Manayunk Arts Festival on Saturday, June 22nd from 11:00am to 7:00pm and Sunday, June 23rd from 11:00am to 6:00pm. The tradition of being the tri-state area’s largest outdoor juried art festival will continue as Main Street hosts approximately 300 different local and nationally known artists and crafters.Over 100,000 collectors, buyers, and designers will visit Main... Read more →


Questions to ask from a home designer before hiring their services

Introduction Purchasing a house is such a big investment as the house owner gets through the negotiations, huge paperwork, etc. Now is a high time to turn the house into a home by hiring the services of a professional home designer. There are many benefits to hiring the services of a professional home designer, as it helps in making the home functional as well as aesthetic.If you'd like to know more about home design in Melbourne check out Carlisle Homes. It is very important to know certain things before hiring the services of a professional home designer. Home designers are... Read more →


An Ultimate Guide in choosing the best rehabilitation center

Introduction It is correctly stated that addiction is one of the serious medical conditions that have caused adverse effects on many individuals and their loved ones all around the world. There are many reasons that can lead to an individual falling into the trap of addiction, like peer pressure, carrier issues, family problems, etc. It is very easy to be an addict, but recovering from Unsplash.com addiction is very difficult. To find out more about alcohol rehab in Melbourne visit The Hader Clinic. It is important to seek assistance from rehabilitation centers as they provide a variety of treatment programs... Read more →


Rachel Eileen Mikels, of Gloucester City

Born on June 12th, 1967, in Harrisburg, Pa. She suddenly passed away on June 9th, 2024, at age 56. She resided in Gloucester City, NJ. Survived by her husband, James Mikels Sr., birth parents (late Mr. Stephen Sr. and Mrs. Joan Huggins), her siblings: Anna Marie, Stephen Jr., Charles, Lisa, Joel, Raymond, Dave, and (late sister Pearl), adopted parents (late Mr. Curtis and Mrs. Nancyjean Zane, siblings: (late Esther), Jennifer, and Robert, long-time companion Joseph Osler Sr., children: Laura Huggins, (late James Jr.), (late Felicia), and Matthew, 5 step-children: Cynthia, Joseph Jr., Deborah, Erin and Jeremiah, 20 grandchildren, 44 nieces... Read more →


Haddon Township's Summer Solstice Music Festival June 21

Where: Haddon Avenue between Strawbridge Avenue & Cooper Street, Haddon Township, NJ What: On the first day of summer, Haddon Township’s Summer Solstice Music Festival kicks off the season of fun with a free, family-friendly music festival. This year’s event will feature live music, food trucks, a beer garden, artisan vendors, a kid zone, and much more for the whole family to enjoy. The event is pet-friendly and open to the public. “Is there anything better than live music outside with friends and family in the summertime?,” said Haddon Township Mayor Randall Teague. “This event is always fun and memorable... Read more →


Celebration of New Jersey Wine Regions at Garden State Wine Growers Association

Second Annual International Wine Summit A Full Schedule of Teaching and Tastings Paid Tribute to the Judgement of Princeton (Atlantic City) – The Garden State Wine Growers Association (GSWGA) held its second annual International Wine Summit, Monday, June 3, 2024, at Stockton University’s Atlantic City campus. Dozens of wine experts from New Jersey to Italy celebrated a two-fold mission: sharing the stunning quality of New Jersey wines with an international audience while exposing Americans in underrepresented regions to Italian wines. The summit offered an educator’s spin on wine tastings with panel discussions featuring representatives from New Jersey’s wineries along with... Read more →


Sun Safety! Six Million People Treated Every Year for Skin Cancer

Sun safety is always in season. It’s important to protect your skin from sun damage throughout the year, no matter the weather. Why? Exposing your skin to the sun year-round means you are exposing it to ultraviolet radiation, which can cause sunburn, skin aging (such as skin spots, wrinkles, or “leathery skin”), eye damage, and skin cancer, the most common form of cancer in the U.S. Skin cancer is on the rise in the U.S. The National Cancer Institute estimates there were 100,640 new cases of skin melanomas and 8,290 related deaths in 2024. In 2021, there were an estimated... Read more →


Walmart Guilty of Unlawful Pricing Practices in NJ, Fined $1.64 Million

Record Settlement for NJ Office of Weights & Measures Includes $1.61 Million Civil Penalty Consent Order TRENTON — Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Consumer Affairs (“Division”) announced today that international retailer Walmart has agreed to pay $1.64 million to resolve allegations that the chain repeatedly engaged in unlawful unit pricing practices at its 64 retail stores throughout the state. The settlement, which includes a $1.61 million civil penalty, is the largest ever obtained by the Division’s Office of Weights and Measures (“OWM”). According to the allegations, the international retailer violated New Jersey’s Consumer Fraud Act (“CFA”)... Read more →


Proven Side Hustles to Boost Your Income in 2024

In today's dynamic and ever-changing economy, relying on a single source of income is no longer a secure path to financial stability. With the rise of the gig economy and advancements in technology, diversifying your income streams has become more important than ever. One effective way to boost your earnings and achieve greater financial freedom is by exploring side hustles - part-time jobs or entrepreneurial ventures that complement your primary source of income. Side hustles not only provide an opportunity to earn extra money on top of your full-time job but also offer the flexibility to pursue your passions and... Read more →


Extreme Heat Can Be Deadly to Workers

CNBNews graphic file Most states are experiencing an unprecedented heat wave and the U.S. is on track for the hottest summer on record. Heat is a well-known and recognized occupational hazard for outdoor and indoor workers that can cause serious or fatal illness when they are not provided the necessary protections and training. Each year, thousands of workers become sick from occupational heat exposure, and too many of those illnesses result in fatalities. New employees whose bodies have not had time to adjust to working in the heat are most vulnerable — nearly 3 out of 4 workers who die... Read more →


Federal investigations recover $531K in back wages, damages for over 300 home care workers

U.S. Department of Labor | June 18, 2024 Department of Labor finds Marlton, Cherry Hill companies shortchanged low-wage workers MARLTON, NJ – Employers expect people working in the home healthcare industry to commit themselves to addressing their clients’ most basic needs and yet, federal investigators too often find — as they did in two recent South Jersey cases — some employers seem less than dedicated when it comes to paying their employees fully for their hard work. Two recent investigations conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division of Marlton-based Comfort Hands Home Care LLC of and... Read more →


Longtime NJ Democrat Political Boss Indicted on Racketeering Conspiracy Charges

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews George E. Norcross III threatened the developer that he would “f**kyou up like you've never been f**ked up before. ~From the Indictment TRENTON, NJ (June 17, 2024)(CNBNEWS)--George E. Norcross III, also known as King George, the long-time South Jersey Democratic political boss, has been indicted today on racketeering charges by the State of New Jersey. Five others included in the indictment are Philip A. Norcross, George’s brother, Dana L. Reed, former Camden City Mayor William Tambussi, Sidney Brown, and John O’Donnell. George E. Norcross III sometimes called King George" by his enemies and friends... Read more →


Alzheimer's Camden County Symposium

Thursday, June 27 | 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Katz JCC Jewish Community Center | 1301 Springdale Road | Cherry Hill, NJ 08003 Join us for an information-packed program covering caregiver-focused topics that include understanding and responding to dementia-related behavior, the role of pet therapy, diagnostic testing, the value of respite care, and available resources for home and adult day care. Presenters: LISA BODENHEIMER, MSW, LCSW, ASW-G, Assistant Professor, New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, Department of Geriatrics and Gerontology JIMCUCINOTTA, Senior Vice President of Business Development, CAMcare Health Corporation and Alzheimer's Association Volunteer Community Educator SUSAN JOSEPHSON, Aleph Home Care... Read more →


Center City-Wide Shopping, Dining, Arts & Culture, and Civic Happenings

Photo by G. Widman EXPERIENCE Juneteenth Events in Center City Celebrate the historic and liberating holiday of Juneteenth in Center City at one of the many arts and cultural institutions hosting events this week. There’s everything from jazz performances to free museum admission and a celebratory block party taking place right here in downtown Philadelphia. See below for Juneteenth happenings. Parkway Central Library: A String, Sing, Story & Musical Thing for Juneteenth! | June 17 | 5:30 p.m. | 1901 Vine Street City Winery: A Juneteenth Concert with The Baylor Project | June 18 | 7 p.m. | 990 Filbert... Read more →