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July 13, 2019

Former Pennsylvania Congressman Sestak a late but hopeful presidential candidate

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center SquareJuly, 2019 The newest entry seeking the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination knows he has a tough road ahead. Joe Sestak, a retired Navy admiral and two-term Congressman from Pennsylvania, formally announced his candidacy last month. While most candidates threw their hats in the ring months earlier, Sestak had an important reason for waiting. His... Read more →


Statement from Governor Murphy on Potential ICE Raids in New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ (July 13, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Thursday, July 11, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, (D) in anticipation of the federal government's plans to deport illegal aliens, promised those individuals that "we are prepared to do whatever we can to protect them. His full statement is below: “In anticipation of the Trump Administration’s threatened ICE raids, we are proactively reaching out to our... Read more →


Creator of N.J.'s 1st tax incentive: Let’s add affordable housing to the mix

By Ray Lesniak As the sponsor of New Jersey’s first tax incentive that transformed a contaminated garbage dump in Elizabeth into the Jersey Gardens Mall, which has generated thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of revenue for Elizabeth and the state treasury and has more visitors from out of state than any other location in New Jersey, I don’t... Read more →


Reasons Why You Need a Loan on Your Car

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 13, 2019)--It’s not easy looking for instant money when you need it. You have to apply for a loan and wait until a creditor approves the application. In many instances, your application could even end up getting denied. It’s due to the strict loan requirements, especially in regards to your credit score. If you desperately need money, and you... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Home Alone

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Life can be complicated. Most people have jobs, activities, children, or other commitments to juggle and can’t be at home all day. If your dog spends long hours alone in the house try leaving the television or a radio on so he has company. If he is unable to hold his bladder invest in a bellyband—a type... Read more →


DePasquale, Dinniman blast Pennsylvania's $100M commitment to Keystone Exams

By Dave Lemery | The Center Square HARRISBURG, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)--It might be a relief to thousands of Pennsylvania high-schoolers to hear that there are members of the state’s image source shutterstock.com government who hate the Keystone Exams as much – if not more so – than they do. But the parents of those same students would probably be dismayed to... Read more →


Philadelphia Region's Beer Scene

Fact Sheet Gloucestercitynews.net Philadelphia’s Beer History: Philadelphia’s beer scene flourished from the 17th century through the American Revolution. Philadelphia once brewed more beer than any other place in the Western Hemisphere. By 1920, the city had more than 90 working breweries—with 100 more outside city limits. To this day, one Philly neighborhood still refers to itself as “Brewerytown.” Recent Beer... Read more →


Philadelphia CBP Seizes $253k in Counterfeit Speakers from China bound for Los Angeles

PHILADELPHIA –(Gloucestercitynews.net) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized 1,626 counterfeit Edison Professional speakers in Philadelphia July 9. If authentic, the speakers would have a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $253,572. The speakers arrived in two shipments to Philadelphia from China June 13. The first shipment consisted of 975 Edison Professional M7000 speakers and the second shipment consisted... Read more →


DNREC, Delaware City Refining Company, LLC agree to penalty settlements on refinery’s outstanding air violations

DOVER (July 11, 2019) (Gloucestercitynews.net)--– The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) announced today that it has signed a settlement agreement with the Delaware City Refining Company, LLC (DCRC) over pending air quality permit appeals and violations concerning the company’s Delaware City refinery. Terms of the settlement agreement call for DCRC to pay an administrative penalty of $950,000,... Read more →


Bi-partisan bill in Pennsylvania could freeze some seniors’ school district property taxes

By Dave Fidlin | The Center Square July 2019 HARRISBURG PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Pennsylvania senior citizens’ school district property taxes could be frozen if a bill working its way through the state legislature is passed into law. State Rep. Dan Williams, D-Thorndale, and state Rep. Garth Everett, R-Muncy, are co-sponsors of the bipartisan effort. The bill was first introduced in January and... Read more →


Ultraviolet Rays Don’t Discriminate: With Summer Sun Comes Increased Need for Safety

People of color just as susceptible to being diagnosed with and dying from skin cancer July 11, 2019 01:52 PM Eastern Daylight Time UV Rays Don't Discriminate: With summer sun comes an increased need for all, even people with skin of color, to use sunscreen and take other steps to protect their skin from too much sun exposure. Skin cancer,... Read more →


Avalon Council Reorganizes; Pagliughi, Juzaitis, Wierman Take Oaths of Office

Mayor Pagliughi takes his oath Council President Dr. Nancy Hudanich receives gavel from Councilman Jim Deever Councilman Sam Wierman takes his oath Councilwoman Barbara Juzaitis is sworn in (AVALON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi, and councilmembers Barbara Juzaitis and Sam Wierman were sworn in to four year terms on Avalon Borough Council during a reorganization meeting held on Monday, July... Read more →


Suzanne Wanlass VanDerwerken, MD, FAAFP Named Family Physician of the Year

Trenton, NJ – The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians (NJAFP) recently recognized Suzanne Wanlass VanDerwerken, MD, FAAFP, chair of the Department of Family Medicine and assistant director of the Family Medicine Residency Program at Inspira Medical Center in Woodbury, N.J., as the 2019 New Jersey Family Physician of the Year at the NJAFP’s Family Medicine Forum in Atlantic City.... Read more →