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March 27, 2020

Unemployment Guidance

(Camden, NJ) – The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s Division of Unemployment Insurance has issued new guidance for filers affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, including a new schedule for when individuals should claim their weekly benefit. The Division has recently posted a step-by-step guide for residents to follow to ensure that their weekly unemployment benefits can be delivered without delay during this time of high claim volume. Residents planning to apply for unemployment benefits should review this guide before beginning their... Read more →


Camden County Update on Coronavirus Cases, as of March 26, 2020

(Gloucester Township, NJ) –The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 14 additional positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in Camden County. Trace investigations are being facilitated with the patients and remain ongoing. “This virus has no boundaries, knows no limits and doesn’t discriminate based on age, town or gender. That said, we have not seen the kind of spikes that our counterparts in the north have had,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “In the last two weeks I have seen Camden County’s... Read more →


A Message from Congressman Norcross (NJ-1st-D)

America is currently facing a grave health emergency with a serious impact on our economy. Our workers, families and small business owners urgently need relief, and they need it now. Earlier today, Congress passed a nearly $2 trillion relief package to protect workers and families during the current COVID pandemic. This wide-ranging economic rescue package provides much-needed relief to small businesses, workers, hospitals, health care providers and families. To read my full statement on the passage of H.R. 748, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security... Read more →


CORONAVIRUS SPREADS TO 6876 CASES IN NJ, 81 DEATHS

The number of reported coronavirus cases in New Jersey has risen sharply: 2,492 more cases in only a day, plus 19 more deaths. A new report from researchers at Rutgers University-Camden estimates that hospitals in New Jersey will become overwhelmed in early April, with a shortage of 60,000 beds. And that's only if the state practices strict social distancing. If residents don't follow the new, statewide "stay-at-home" law, and people choose to live with only a moderate level of distancing, then hospitals will be overwhelmed... Read more →


Support for victims of Domestic Violence amidst growing stress around COVID-19

CAMDEN COUNTY, NJ —Domestic violence in Camden County may be about to get much worse. In a county that already reports the second highest rates of domestic violence in the state, the added stress of the COVID-19 virus and resulting “stay at home” mandates that have no end in sight is likely to compound existing abuse and intimate partner violence. Quarticha Perkins, Director of Victims Services for Camden County Women’s Center (CCWC) states: “We are losing the ability to live our lives as we normally... Read more →


Will Schiano thrive in second Rutgers spell?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 26, 2020)--Greg Schiano has returned to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights after an absence of nine years. Schiano left the team after the 2011 season when he was appointed as head coach of the NFL franchise Tampa Bay Buccaneers after a successful tenure in New Jersey. However, his time in the NFL was brought to an end after only two seasons. The Buccaneers fired Schiano at the conclusion of the 2013 campaign as a result of their 4-12 record. Schiano also built a tough-nosed reputation,... Read more →


TENNYSON AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION:

SEE MORE PETS HERE Available for Adoption Tennyson, Siberian Husky, Adult Male Matawan, NJ Organization Contact Info: Husky House 391 Rt 34 Matawan, NJ 07747 Huskyhouseinc@gmail.com http://huskyhouse.org Meet Tennyson. The new boy at Husky House, Tennyson is looking for his loving forever home. Previously in a foster home with children, smaller dogs, cats, and big dogs, Tennyson got along well with all of them. He is a very big fella that loves being with his pack. He is super sweet and lovable. He will do... Read more →


Lice Clinics of America Clinics in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware Offer Free Head Lice Treatment Kits

Philadelphia, PA, March 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lice Clinics of America (LCA) franchisees in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware have announced they are joining forces to help their communities during this time of social distancing and self-isolation. Starting immediately, they are offering free head lice treatment kits to first responders and their families in self-quarantine who cannot come into the clinics due to the ‘six feet’ social-distancing rule for COVID-19. “We want to support our community and especially our first responders in this crazy... Read more →


Olympian: What a postponed Olympics can teach us about uncertainty & hope

US Olympic sailor Carol Newman Cronin, who competed in Athens in 2004, knows what it’s US Olympic sailor Carol Newman Cronin like to be an athlete in uncertain times. On September 12, 2001, while on her way to a regatta in preparation for the Games, she “sailed” right past the still-smoking remains of the Twin Towers. The whole world had shifted on its axis, paralyzed with shock and fear. Yet Carol sailed on. Sailors, she points out, are uniquely trained to adapt to a constant... Read more →


Powerball Jackpot $160,000,000 For Saturday’s Drawing

TRENTON (March 26, 2020) – The winning numbers for the Wednesday, March 25, drawing were: 05, 09, 27, 39, and 42. The Red Power Ball number was 16. The Multiplier number was 02. 16,613 New Jersey players took home an estimated $86,353 in prizes ranging from $4 to $200. The Powerball jackpot rolls to $160,000,000 for the next drawing to be held Saturday, March 28, at 10:59 pm. Read more →


'Pass the message to kick out coronavirus’

FIFA & WHO join forces with Football Stars FIFA and the World Health Organization (WHO) have teamed up to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) by launching a new awareness campaign led by world-renowned footballers, who are calling on all people around the world to follow five key steps to stop the spread of the disease. In the video material provided for editorial purposes, football stars from around the world convey the key messages in their mother tongue. Feel free to use it and pass the message.... Read more →


Zero Debts: 5 Main Steps to Becoming Debt Free in 2020

Gloucestercitynews.net (March 27, 2020)--Did you know that the average American has around $38,000 in debt? Once you factor in mortgages, this number skyrockets even higher. Although some debt is normal, that doesn't mean having it is ideal. Getting down to zero debts may sound too good to be true, but anything is possible with enough careful planning. Do you want to learn how to become debt free? Keep reading to learn 5 effective tips that will help you pay off debt much faster. 1. Take... Read more →


Founder of PokerStars Pleads Guilty to Running Unlawful Internet Gambling Business

Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that ISAI SCHEINBERG, the founder and former executive of PokerStars, an online poker company, pled guilty today to running a multimillion-dollar unlawful internet gambling business. SCHEINBERG pled guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Sarah L. Cave. Manhattan U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman said: “Ten years ago, this Office charged 11 defendants who operated, or provided fraudulent payment processing services to, three of the largest online poker companies then operating in the... Read more →


NJBIA Statement on NJEDA Programs to Assist NJ Businesses, Non-profits

Impacted by Coronavirus New Jersey Business & Industry Association President & CEO Michele N. Siekerka, Esq. released the following statement in response to the package of grant, loan and support programs approved and announced today by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority to help businesses hurt by the coronavirus response. "NJBIA thanks Governor Murphy and the EDA for standing up these programs in expeditious order to bring much-needed support to many vulnerable New Jersey small- and medium-sized businesses and non-profits who need it most. "Throughout... Read more →


Six reasons to choose equity release

(Gloucestercitynews.net )(March 27,2020)--Homeownership is something that many of us want to have - and some are lucky enough to achieve that dream. Whether you own a one-bedroom flat in the city centre or a luxury country cottage, you’ll be on the property ladder. What happens if you need access to some additional capital, though? The solution many people think of doing is to sell their home to get a smaller or less expensive property so they can have some cash to pay for these situations.... Read more →


COVID-19 Fraud

On March 13, 2020, President Donald J. Trump declared the outbreak of COVID-19 (the coronavirus) in the United States to be a national emergency. Unfortunately, criminals and scammers are trying to take advantage of the crisis for their own profit. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Texas through its United States Attorney, Ryan Patrick, has made it a top priority to detect, investigate, and prosecute anyone who attempts to exploit the anxiety and uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak to defraud other people.... Read more →