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March 23, 2020

Obituary: Edward Burke of Deptford

Deptford - On March 22, 2020. Age 66. Born in Philadelphia, PA. Burial will be held at a later date. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Edward Burke. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Gloucester City Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: Police Officer Kaia Grant KILLED by Suspect

Police Officer Kaia Grant Springdale Police Department, Ohio End of Watch Saturday, March 21, 2020 SPRINGDALE, OHIO (March 22, 2020)--Police Officer Kaia Grant, age 33, was killed when she was intentionally struck by a vehicle during a pursuit at 8:30 pm. The pursuit began in a neighboring jurisdiction when officers attempted to stop an armed, suicidal subject. The pursuit proceeded onto I-275 where Officer Grant and a police sergeant were preparing to deploy stop sticks near State Route 4. The driver intentionally swerved toward them,... Read more →

Coronavirus Test Sites in NJ Close Early Because of Crowds

BY Brenda Flanagan, Senior Correspondent | March 23, 2020, 4PM EST This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com (March 23, 2020)--Supervising physician Mark Merlin watched people drive through New Jersey’s second pop-up test site and get swabbed for the coronavirus at the PNC Bank Arts Center, just off Exit 116 on the Garden State Parkway. Such a crush of cars lined up... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: Food Council Fearmongers to Try to Block Plastic Bag Bans  

New Jersey Sierra Club The Food Council have asked municipalities in New Jersey asking to put a freeze on plastic bag bans. In their letter, President Linda Doherty writes, “we are respectfully requesting municipalities with ordinances restricting the use of single-use plastic and/or paper bags to suspend or freeze these ordinances for the duration of this health emergency and for 30 days thereafter to enable our retailers to respond to the increased food supply demands and restock compliant bags appropriately. “This is a time of... Read more →

Gun Supporters File Lawsuit Against NJ Gov. & State Police for Shutting Down Gun Stores

Source: NJ Second Amendment Society https://nj2as.org/ On March 23, 2020, at approximately 2:55AM EST, the New Jersey Second Amendment Society and the Second Amendment Foundation filed a lawsuit against New Jersey Governor Philip Murphy and the Superintendent of New Jersey State Police, Patrick Callahan, for unilaterally shutting down all gun stores, ranges, and background check system. On March 21, 202, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 107 amidst the Corona crisis and closed down all” non-essential” businesses without giving an exemption for critical and essential gun... Read more →


The number of reported COVID-19 cases in New Jersey has reached nearly 2000 (see map). 20 people have died from the virus. That makes New Jersey third in the nation, behind New York (15,793 cases) and Washington (1,996 cases). Bergen County is by far the hardest hit, with over 450 cases. On Saturday, Gov. Murphy said he was ‘really damned unhappy’ about how people have been violating the statewide lockdown. (Politico / NJ Pen) Economy: How PA, NJ and DE say they’re helping laid off... Read more →

PHILLY: Help with Housing during COVID-19

Cross-posted with the City’s Department of Planning and Development COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions will leave many families with reduced or no income. As a result, paying for housing will become a challenge for some. There are resources available to help Philadelphia renters and homeowners facing housing issues. There are also steps we can take to help housing markets recover from the impact of COVID-19. General Many of the City-funded housing counseling agencies are operating remotely. If your issue is not addressed in the sections below, please... Read more →

Transmission of Coronavirus on Diamond Princess Began before Quarantine Period

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 23, 2020)--The coronavirus-stricken cruise ship Diamond Princess that was put on quarantine in Yokohama triggered international criticism directed at Japan for its alleged mishandling of the situation. The ship had docked alongside Daikoku Futo pier off Yokohama port in the late hours of Feb. 3, where Japanese officials immediately placed it on quarantine for 14 days. A number of passengers were already sick and had a fever. Samples were immediately taken from 273 people on Feb. 4, with priority given to symptomatic people and... Read more →

AFSCME: Stop Playing Games, Pass the Stimulus Package; Call Your Representative

This is the worst public health crisis in a century, and so many AFSCME everyday heroes are answering the call. Thank you for charging to the front lines like you always do, putting the health and safety of your communities first. Stop Playing Games with our money. Pass the Stimulus package! (Gloucestercitynews.net)unsplash.com You’ve stepped up. Now it’s time for federal lawmakers to step up and give us the resources to do the job. Click here to call your representatives in Washington and tell them to... Read more →

How to Find Happiness in Life Post Divorce? Follow Our Tips and Be Happy!

Gloucestercitynews.net (March 23, 2020)--When there is a decision that it is time to officially end the relationship, you have to be ready to learn how to become happy. This will seem very simple to some, but for others, it is difficult to achieve this for many years. That’s why you need to think about this in advance! If you are only on the verge of a divorce, then you have to consider the opportunity for cheap divorce online. There are specialized companies that help you... Read more →


PHILADELPHIA, PA (March 23, 2020)--The following area businesses, many of whom have been deemed essential to continue operations for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic, have announced that they are hiring workers. (This list will be updated regularly.) Acme Markets – hiring store personnel Aldi – hiring store personnel Amazon – hiring various positions Fresh Grocer – hiring store personnel Giant/Giant Heirloom – hiring store personnel Misfits Market – Hiring delivery personnel Mom’s Organic Markets – hiring store personnel Sav-A-Lot – hiring store personnel Shoprite... Read more →

6 Key Factors to Consider When Choosing a Business Location

Gloucestercitynews.net(March 23, 2020)-Are you looking for new business premises? Whether you want to rent or buy commercial property, the location you pick will make the difference between success and of your business. Photo by Severinus Dewantara on Unsplash You might have come up with a brilliant business plan, got the funding and be offering the best product or service which is superb. But if your business premises are located in the middle of nowhere, then you’re possibly sabotaging your business before it even takes off.... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': At Least There Aren't Zombies

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor Let’s discuss the elephant in the room: Social Distancing. I picture getting the “All Clear” sign from the government which will set off an instant opening of doors all over the world. Folks will stumble outside, holding up a hand to block a sun they haven’t seen for a long time, except through a window that’s been scrubbed so often it’s thinning in places. Women with ragged nails and unibrows will climb into their bird-bombed cars with bearded men, only to... Read more →

How to Determine Your Post-Divorce Expenses: Keep up to Date Where the Money Goes!

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 23, 2020)--Many are faced with the fact that they cannot immediately identify all their expenses. Not for the first time, not the second time, or even the third. As practice shows, a lawyer has to spend a lot of time to finally get a final answer from a client regarding expenses. So in order not to waste your time and time of a lawyer, and the time of an attorney is your money, you should definitely look at the following recommendations. With their help,... Read more →

To Buy or Rent? Smart Computing Trends to Maximize Your Business's Potential

Your business must keep up with trending technologies in order to stay relevant. Many uses for modern computing trends include analytical tools and artificial intelligence. These advances are useful in automating certain company processes, freeing up your employees’ time, and making your relationship with your clients more efficient and, therefore, more professional. This is a short guide to technologies that are available to maximize your business’s potential. You have to decide whether you want to buy or rent computing technologies in order to take the... Read more →

Texas Man Charged with Operating Elaborate, Nationwide Warranty Fraud Scheme

Targeting Cisco Systems PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Jerel Andre Williams, 37, of Mansfield, Texas, was charged today by Information with 9 counts of mail fraud and 2 counts of filing a false tax return. The Information alleges that the defendant defrauded Cisco Systems Inc. (“Cisco”), by engaging in a sophisticated warranty fraud scheme. The charges state that Williams and a co-schemer obtained serial numbers to products manufactured by Cisco. He then allegedly utilized false email addresses and false names... Read more →

NRA-ILA: New Jersey Stops Firearms Transfers!

TRENTON, NJ (March 23, 2020)--At a time when uncertainty about social order has prompted a large number of Americans to exercise their Second Amendment right to self-defense, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has made it impossible for Garden Staters to do so. On March 21, the New Jersey State Police issued the following message to Federal Firearms Licensees. On Saturday March 21, 2020, Governor Phil Murphy announced he is putting New Jersey in lockdown to combat the spread of coronavirus. Per Executive Order 107, he... Read more →

Digital Innovation Expert Poised to Help Women-Led Businesses Thrive Amid COVID-19 Restrictions

TransparentBusiness, a leader in providing the software and management platform for remote working, is helping companies transition now and for the future NEW YORK, New York – Unlike anything we have all seen in our lifetime, life as we know it has come to a screeching halt. Schools have closed, all events cancelled, lockdowns and restrictions. Plus, businesses are stumbling. Whether or not businesses will be able to weather this storm largely depends on how well they can transition to a remote workforce. Millions of... Read more →

Why Invest in Stocks and Bonds? Your Questions, Answered

Gloucestercitynews.net(March 23, 2020)--Everyone finds themselves in a time of financial hardship sometimes. Whether that happens in your early twenties or your late sixties, it all hurts the same. It's important to take steps toward better finances and prevent those kinds of hardships from happening. That said, some people are in better situations than others, and it's always easier said than done. We're going to explore the idea of investing in this article. We'll talk about why the decision to invest in stocks and bonds is... Read more →

LETTERS TO THE ED: VISIT PHILADELPHIA stands with you, and we thank you for standing with us.

On a typical day, our work at VISIT PHILADELPHIA® is focused on highlighting the amazing people, places and experiences that make Greater Philadelphia so worth a visit. Our job is to encourage people looking for a weekend getaway, a spring break trip or a family vacation to choose the Philadelphia region. This week and the weeks to come will be far from typical for all of us. Globally, the hospitality industry is in trouble. Visitors support stable, prosperous jobs for more than 103,000 people in... Read more →

Congressman Norcross and ShopRite Management Discuss Wuhan Virus

News Release WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) met with a ShopRite executive in South Jersey today to discuss the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and to discuss the impact it’s had on ShopRite’s business and the measures they have taken to help keep employees and patrons safe. Norcross also briefed the faculty on Congress’ actions in protecting workers and families, including passing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. “Back in Congress, we have been working hard to pass strong, bipartisan... Read more →

Aquariums in New Jersey to Visit

The Marine Mammal Stranding Center is an amazing organization that helps sea creatures including dolphins, seals, whales and sea turtles. It is aa great place to take the kids for them to learn about local New Jersey oceanography, and what we can all do to help these sea animals. The Atlantic City Aquarium is another beautiful facility where kids can experience sea life up close and personal. The Seaport Aquarium is located at 3400 Boardwalk, Wildwood, New Jersey. Lastly, we have The Adventure Aquarium in... Read more →

CC Freeholder Lou Cappelli Statement on Virus

(March 21, 2020) “To be clear, we are entering a critical phase of the battle against COVID-19 in Camden County. There has not been a time in this nation’s history, not since we as a nation, were called to fight the evils of fascism in WWII, that we have asked for this kind of national participation to save lives. We are asking for your attention to be turned to your most basic instinct to preserve our community by following Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 107, so... Read more →

High-Conflict Divorce: Parallel Shared Parenting

Gloucestercitynews.net (March 17, 2020)--All the world knows that there is nothing better for kids than to have their mom and dad under one roof. However, this is not always possible, especially when many married couples end up filling out divorce forms rather than salvaging their marriages. When two people, who have kids in common, decide to end their marital relationships on paper and start looking for a divorce website, like onlinedivorcer.com, to resolve their situation, their kids like nobody else have a rough time. And... Read more →

Interesting Facts About Your Dog’s Organs

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 23, 2020)--When we think of dogs, we think of floppy ears and puppy-dog eyes. But there’s a living and breathing animal under that fur. Like humans, a dog’s internal organs can cause health issues that require medical intervention. Most dog owners can tell when there is something wrong with their pup through subtle personality or behavioral changes. However, knowing a little bit about your dog’s organs and how they function can help you spot those subtle differences. Dog’s Are More Than Just a Wagging... Read more →

Five Additional Cases of Wuhan Virus in CC

Gloucester Township, NJ) (March 22, 2020)-–The Camden County Department of Health is announcing five additional positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County. Trace investigations are being facilitated with the patients and remain ongoing. “Today, we continue to see growth in new confirmed cases. Again, we are seeing community spread in Camden County and the only way to stop this spread is self-isolation and following Governor Murphy’s order to stay at home,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “At the same time, it... Read more →

Freeholders Say: Camden County Building Drive-Thru Testing Site

(Blackwood, NJ March 22, 2020)--The Camden County Board of Freeholders hopes to have a nine-lane drive-thru coronavirus testing site at Camden County College at the Blackwood campus up and running by early next week. The testing site would be able to handle about 200 people per day. Residents would need a referral from a primary care physician or another doctor to be tested. People would have to have exhibited symptoms of the virus and would be tested by trained medical professionals. For more information on... Read more →

Education Web Tools Every Teacher Should Know About

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 17, 2020)Educational services across the world have got interested in the use of various web tools for their strict performance due to their simplicity as well as teamwork globally. The digital environment ensures content, mutual benefit and also proper security amongst the members. Some of the tools include blogs, wikis, podcasts and social networking. Teachers who are the curriculum implementers ought to clearly define and use the tools to their more significant advantage as well as assist the learner meaningfully. Various education web tools... Read more →

Meals Available for Camden County Seniors In Need

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Division of Senior and Disabled Services is prepared to ensure that no senior goes hungry during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. All residents previously enrolled in the Camden County Nutrition Program have automatically begun receiving home-delivery of meals this week, and seniors in need of meals – for any reason – can call the Division at (856) 374-MEAL to make immediate arrangements. The Division is continuing to secure emergency supplies and resources which will enable meal delivery for the... Read more →