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July 16, 2019

National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory for Wednesday

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 16,2019)--Be advised that the National Weather Service issued a Heat Advisory for Wednesday, July 17, 2019 through Saturday, July 20, 2019. ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON Wednesday, July 17th TO 7 PM... Read more →


$30.1M in Local Freight Impact Fund Grants Released; Camden City $1.2M, Bellmawr, $800,000

Program funds improvements to heavy truck routes on local roads (Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced $30.1 million in grants as part of the Local Freight Impact Fund program that... Read more →


The Matteo & Sons Cleanup Plan to be Discussed Wednesday Night

EPA to hold public meeting on July 17 West Deptford, N.J. (Gloucestercitynews.net)– Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a cleanup plan to address lead and other contamination on a portion of the Matteo... Read more →


Bronx girl that lost arm to flesh-eating disease gifted “A Doll Like Me” from WI boy

Cross Country Kindness: (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Seven-year-old Amillian (nicknamed “Mimi”) of the Bronx, N.Y. was surprised with a special birthday present from halfway across the country on Friday, July 12, 2019 at Blythedale Children's Hospital in Valhalla, N.Y.... Read more →


Mildred E. 'Midge' DiBenedetto Glassboro; formerly of Brooklawn

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Mildred E. ("Midge") DiBenedetto, nee Henderson, 93, of Glassboro, wife of the late Cosmo DiBenedetto, went home to be with her Lord on June 30, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Brooklawn, NJ,... Read more →


Car Breaks Utility Pole, and Destroys Part of the Westville Lions Club Building

The Westville Lions Club building was hit by a car (Gloucestercitynews.net)(Westville, NJ)(July 16, 2019)—Last Thursday, around 1:30AM, a car coming from Almonesson Road onto Delsea Drive (Rt 47) struck a telephone pole and a road... Read more →


Statement from Presidential Candidate Joe Sestak on Israel and Palestine

Our Embassy in Jerusalem, and the Two State Solution (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 15, 2019)--I believe a negotiated settlement based on a two-state solution is best for Israel — our closest friend in the Middle East — and... Read more →


How to Become an Entrepreneur

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 16, 2019)--For people at any age and from any background, becoming an entrepreneur is an entirely possible and exciting prospect. Whether you’ve had no higher education, recently graduated, or been a part of the... Read more →


New E-Cigarette Laws Could Drive Some Users to Smoke More Cigarettes

Making e-cigs less appealing to youth may have unintended effects on existing users Newswise — DURHAM, N.C. -- Efforts by the FDA and some cities to limit the availability and appeal of e-cigarettes to young... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: Coast Guard Cutter Munro returns home following 98-day counter drug patrol

more than $467 million worth of cocaine seized Editors' Note: Click on images to download high resolution version. ALAMEDA, Calif. – The crew aboard Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) returned home to Alameda Monday... Read more →


Philly 101: The Essential Guide To Navigating Philadelphia

Primer On The City’s Layout, Icons & Accents (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Every year, visitors to Philadelphia get to know the city’s history, customs, cuisine, dialect and landscape during their visits. Both first-time travelers and returning natives discover and... Read more →


What It Takes To Be A Great Business Leader

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 16, 2019)---If you want to truly get ahead in your career then it’s important to consider working on your leadership skills. To get the promotion you desire or work for a high profile company... Read more →


CBO Report: Raising minimum wage to $15 would cost up to 3.7 million jobs

By Michael Carroll | The Center SquareJuly 2019 The Congressional Budget Office threw some cold water on efforts by congressional Democrats to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour with a prediction that such... Read more →


Becoming a DIY Expert Starts with the Correct Equipment

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 16, 2019)--Becoming a DIY expert is something that anyone can achieve by learning some skills and knowing the right resources to use. The right equipment is essential for successful completion of any DIY project.... Read more →


UMF announces Dean’s List for Spring 2019 semester

FARMINGTON, ME (July 8, 2019)—The University of Maine at Farmington is proud to announce its Dean’s List for the spring 2019 semester. Located in the heart of Maine’s four-season outdoor recreational region, UMF is nationally... Read more →


NEW JERSEY FOREST FIRE SERVICE TO CELEBRATE 75TH BIRTHDAY OF SMOKEY BEAR

WITH BIG BASH AT LIBERTY STATE PARK IN JERSEY CITY (TRENTON)(Gloucestercitynews.net) - The New Jersey Forest Fire Service will fete the nation's most famous bear on Saturday, Aug. 10, with a daylong celebration to teach... Read more →