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March 24, 2020

Anthony A. Orapallo, owner of Gloucester Liquors; A Man Who Brought Joy, Laughter, Everywhere He Went

SEWELL NJ--On March 19, 2020. Age 69. Of Sewell. Formerly of Philadelphia. Loving and devoted husband of 32 years to Patti Jo Orapallo (nee Westerson). Loving father of Andy Orapallo, Alyssa Lynn Orapallo, Angelo Orapallo, Kristian Orapallo, Anna Maria Bonner, Anthony A. Orapallo Anthony Orapallo and the late David Orapallo. Cherished grandfather of David, Lilie, Giovanni, Mia, Anthony, Ian and Mercadies. Beloved brother of John, Nicholas, Sabatino, Patrick, Joseph, Rosie, Maryanne Orapallo and Butchie Ficcara. Predeceased by his parents, Anthony Orapallo, Sr. and Theresa (nee... Read more →

Stella Mary Pusey "Stel", of Mullica Hill, formerly of GCity; Rowan Employee, GHS Alum Class of '58

Mullica Hill formerly of Gloucester City - On March 23, 2020. Age 79. Born in Camden, she was the daughter of the late, William W. and Stella H. (Hyk) Taylor. Beloved mother of Lawrence Pusey, Debbie Moore (Greg), Tina Williams and Sharon Allison. Loving Stella Pusey (Gloucestercitynews.net files) grandmother of, Matthew Guedon, Mitch Guedon, Patrick Moore, Nick Allison, Jennifer Allison, Jessica Allison, Nicole Allison, Thomas Pusey and Christopher Pusey. Stella retired in 2003 from Rowan University, Glassboro, where she worked as a secretary since 1986.... Read more →

Because of Virus NJ Orders Release of Low-Level Criminals from County Jails

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 COLLEEN O'DEA | MARCH 24, 2020 | SOCIAL, CORONAVIRUS IN NJ Release expected Thursday of as many as 1,000 inmates on probation or serving less than a year, but order doesn't apply to state prisons With at least three inmates in New Jersey’s county jails testing positive for COVID-19 and the population considered especially vulnerable... Read more →

NJ's 101 North Eatery & Bar Taking Part in Great American Takeout Day

(Tuesday March 24, 2020)- Today has been named the in order to support restaurants around the country. During the worldwide pandemic of COVID-19 many restaurants have been forced to adapt to meet the needs of their local community. L.A’s 101 North Eatery & Bar made instant changes including no-contactcurbside take out and delivery options. With free delivery the Great American Takeout movement can benefit consumers too! Can’t find what you need at the store? Place an order with 101 North and find all of the... Read more →


In his daily briefing yesterday, Gov. Phil Murphy shared that New Jersey's COVID-19 numbers are rising: in just a day, there's nearly 1000 more cases, and seven more deaths. Here's a map. The governor also promised that anyone caught violating the state's mandatory 'stay at home' order will face serious penalties, including a $1000 fine or even jail time. (NorthJersey.com) "This increase [in cases] is not a surprise – as we begin a more rigorous collection statewide, we’re getting a clearer and better sense of... Read more →

NJ Sierra Club: Authority Holds Toll Hike Hearings Despite Public Health Emergency

The South Jersey Transportation Authority has scheduled public hearings about a proposed toll adjustment, despite Governor Murphy’s Executive Order directing all residents of New Jersey to stay at home until further notice. Hearings are scheduled for Wednesday, April 1 at 12pm and 6pm and Thursday, April 2 at 7pm. “The South Jersey Transportation Authority is planning to hold public hearings despite the public health emergency. They are taking advantage of the health emergency to push through their capital plan. Governor Murphy has ordered all residents... Read more →

Guest Opinion: Atheists Chastise Pence for Church Donation Appeal

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor March 24, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on atheist critics of Vice President Mike Pence: Organized atheists, unlike most Americans who are non-believers, are more often than not driven by hatred of religion and the faithful. Their impulses are totalitarian: they would ban all religious expression if they could. A classic case is Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF). FFRF has gone ballistic because Vice President Mike Pence recently implored Americans to make donations to their church, even if... Read more →


PHILADELPHIA PA (March 24, 2020)--Individuals, families, and children impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and in need of emergency assistance will receive critical support and resources from two agencies of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Catholic Social Services (CSS) and Nutritional Development Services (NDS). Family Service Centers, part of the Community-Based Services Division of CSS, will continue to provide emergency food and diaper assistance to those in need and as well as those impacted by coronavirus. Seven such centers are located throughout the five-county metropolitan area... Read more →

Danger! Flushing Sanitizing and “Flushable” Wipes

New Jersey American Water Warns Against Use of wipes impacts wastewater treatment facilities and could lead to sewer backups and unexpected repair bills CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – MAR. 23, 2020 – With hand hygiene at the top of everyone’s minds and toilet paper in high demand, many households are increasing their use of sanitizing wipes and “flushable” wipes. However, New Jersey American Water is telling customers not to flush these wipes down the toilet. Flushing wipes, paper towels, or other paper products not intended for... Read more →

PET FOR ADOPTION: BABY Bleach Female Dachshund / Chihuahua /

SEE MORE PETS HERE Please visit our Facebook page for regular updates on Adoption Days at our facility in Matawan, NJ. How do I adopt from Husky House? We ARE NOT a walk-through facility. Adoptions are by approved appointments only. Fill out a non-binding application We will be checking your vet and personal references Phone interview Homevisit Upon completion and approval of application & homevisit, come meet the dog(s)! If you have any other questions regarding adoption please email us at huskyhouseinc@gmail.com. Return to Search... Read more →

Distilleries in Pennsylvania Pumping Out Hand Sanitizers Amid State Shutdown

By Christen Smith | The Center Square Caitlin Bagenstose and Logan Snyder make hand sanitizer March 16, 2020, at the Eight Oaks Farm Distillery in New Tripoli, Pa. Matt Rourke / AP Photo (The Center Square) – Pennsylvania distilleries began pumping out hand sanitizer this month to combat price gouging and depleted store shelves as fear of the coronavirus pandemic spreads. It’s a welcome development for the industry after Gov. Tom Wolf ordered all nonessential businesses to shut down indefinitely – including the state-owned liquor... Read more →

How to Become a Better Trader

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 24, 2020)--No traders are perfect, but all should strive to be better. For those that are already trading and looking for ways to improve their success rate, there are some key steps to take that could transform your bottom line. Becoming a successful trader is like running any kind of business: ongoing self-improvement is essential. When it comes to trading, you need to be constantly refining your strategies if you want to remain competitive. No matter what you buy and sell, here are some... Read more →

(Video) NJ School closures especially hard for parents of kids with special needs

BY Joanna Gagis, Producer/Correspondent | March 23, 2020, 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 John is an eight year old with cerebral palsy and autism. At school, he works one-on-one with an aid all day. But, like so many other kids with disabilities, the closing of schools means John doesn’t get the daily services he depends on. Neither do his brother... Read more →

(Video) Disabled Woman Issues Message to Politicians Using Pandemic to Push Gun Control

Americans are flocking to gun stores because they know the only reliable self- defense during a crisis is the Second Amendment. Carletta Whiting, who’s disabled & vulnerable to coronavirus, asks Dems trying to exploit the pandemic: Why do you want to leave people like me defenseless? Related: NRA-ILA: New Jersey Stops Firearms Transfers! Gun Supporters File Lawsuit Against NJ Gov. & State Police for Shutting Down Gun Stores source https://www.nraila.org/ Read more →

Friday's Mega Millions Jackpot $101,000,000

TRENTON (March 23, 2020) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $101 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery executive director, announced that in the Friday, March 20, drawing, nine players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. One of those tickets was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $2,000. Moreover, 20,625 other New Jersey players took home $98,278 in prizes ranging from $2 to $800, according to Carey. The winning numbers for the Friday, March... Read more →

A New Book Provides A Look Back At America’s History-Themed Park

(NAPSI)—Take a ride through history in a new book about a theme park that opened 60 years ago—and was secretly doomed from the start. “Freedomland U.S.A.: The Definitive History,” by Michael R. Virgintino, documents the entire story from conception to bankruptcy of one of the most innovative and beloved theme parks in America. Published by Theme Park Press, the book features first-time interviews with park employees and never-before-published photographs. Freedomland U.S.A. was celebrated as the “Disneyland of the East.” Visitors came from across the country... Read more →

8 ways to keep your child’s reading skills sharp when school is closed

Keep your child's reading skills from getting rusty with these activities. by: Valle Dwight | March 13, 2020 Your child may think that if school’s closed, it’s time to leave the books on the shelf and take a break, especially if they are a struggling or less than enthusiastic reader. But taking a complete break from reading could cause your child to lose hard-earned ground. Developing reading skills takes lots of repetition and “cycling back” (that is, reviewing information they’ve already been taught), particularly for... Read more →

COVID-19 forces postponement of 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo threatening over $10 Billion worth of deals

Following the breaking news that IOC member Dick Pound has claimed that a postponement of the Olympic Games has now been all but agreed in light of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak; Conrad Wiacek, Head of Analysis & Consulting at Sportcal, a GlobalData company, offers his view on the postponement of the Olympic Games: "Up to this point both the IOC and Japanese government have insisted the Games will go ahead as scheduled, with a view to preserving over $10bn worth of global media and... Read more →

Wash your hands, clean your phone

Newswise — Wash your hands, clean your phone “Alright everyone…let’s get started!” Richa claps twice to draw the attention of a busy room. Around her, leaders are packed shoulder to shoulder – some standing around the periphery, others are seated at a long table on which ten glowing computer monitors, a free-standing smart board, and countless laptops feed real-time data regarding medical supplies, travel screening, and surge planning into a central hub. This is our 24/7 COVID-19 command center “It’s been a busy day guys…... Read more →

Donald W Marade, of Gloucester City

Donald Marade, age 74 of Gloucester City, passed away at home on Tuesday March 17th, 2020. He was Preceded in death by his sister Yvonne. He is survived by his brother Robert Marade (Mary), his children; Edward Marade, Michael Marade, daughter Ginna Irizarry (Alesio), his grandchildren Drake Winchester and Liam Byrd, Step Daughters Anna Olsen, Cheryl Gedling, Shannon Shoemaker, Christina Shoemaker (Kevin Cabanas), and Keirston Jefferson (Kevin) as well as many step grandchildren nieces and nephews. Don worked many jobs throughout his life. He owned... Read more →

Atlantic City Electric Extending Customer Support Practices

To Ensure All Residents Have Safe and Reliable Energy Service During This Critical Time Company to provide electric service to previously disconnected residents across South Jersey MAYS LANDING N.J. (March 23, 2020) – Atlantic City Electric is taking several major steps to help ensure all residents across its service area have access to electric service during this critical time. As the COVID-19 pandemic worsens, officials across the country are enacting shelter in place or similar orders to ensure public safety. With more people, including school... Read more →