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March 2020

JOIN POPE FRANCIS’ LIVE STREAM PRAYER SERVICE RECEIVE EXTRAORDINARY URBI ET ORBI BLESSING

Pope Francis (courtesy of The Irish Times) PHILADELPHIA, PA (March 26, 2020)--In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Pope Francis invites Catholics around the world to participate remotely in a prayer service that will be streamed live from Saint Peters Square to https://www.vaticannews.va/en.html on Friday, March 27th. Pope Francis will give the extraordinary Urbi et Orbi Blessing with the opportunity for participants to receive a plenary indulgence. The Urbi et Orbi, meaning "to the City and the World," is a blessing usually delivered by the Holy Father at Christmas and Easter. Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez encourages faithful throughout the Archdiocese... Read more →


Custom Software Development Service: Your Key to Success

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 26, 2020)--High-quality software is an essential element of any business success. Much depends on who you entrust the development of software to. Only experienced and well-educated specialists can create a good product that will correspond to the goals of your business. Choosing GNS-IT software development services you can be 100% sure that your personal needs and wants will be taken into account. App custom software development is the main focus of GNS-IT team. The best-qualified specialists implement projects of varying degrees of complexity and carry out the entire cycle of work from pre-project consulting, analysis of business processes and... Read more →


Dear Friends of Cooper:“Look for the helpers. You can always find people who are helping.”– Fred RogersDuring this extraordinary time, it’s easy to feel anxious and helpless. However, we have seen the people of New Jersey come together in times of

“Look for the helpers. You can always find people who are helping.” – Fred Rogers During this extraordinary time, it’s easy to feel anxious and helpless. However, we have seen the people of New Jersey come together in times of crisis – and this time is no different. Many of you have already reached out asking how you can help support the efforts of front-line healthcare professionals at Cooper University Health Care – and we cannot thank you enough. To assist in these efforts, George E. Norcross, III, Cooper Board Chairman, and Philip A. Norcross, Cooper Foundation Chairman, announced that... Read more →


Has the U.S. Coronavirus Recession Begun?

By John Haughey | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The U.S., and Florida in particular, already is in a recession and will see a nearly 20 percent decline in its gross domestic product for the fiscal quarter beginning April 1, a Massachusetts real estate data analytics firm predicts. Cambridge-based StratoDem Analytics forecasts a Q2 national GDP drop of 18.1 percent because of coronavirus-related shutdowns between April 1-June 30 – the sharpest quarterly downturn in GDP modeling history. The firm projects the impacts of the economic fallout to be even greater in Florida. Seven of the nation’s 10 counties... Read more →


Officer Down: Trooper Justin R. Schaffer, Struck and Killed by Fleeing Vehicle

Trooper Justin R. Schaffer Washington State Patrol, Washington End of Watch Tuesday, March 24, 2020 WASHINGTON STATE--Trooper Justin Schaffer, age 28, was struck and killed by a fleeing vehicle while attempting to deploy stop sticks during a vehicle pursuit along I-5 in Chehalis. The suspect driving the vehicle had stolen an item from a convenience store in Lacey the previous day. The man had threatened the clerk with a stun gun and threatened to run him over. Thurston County deputies spotted the truck the following day and attempted to stop it in Maytown. The vehicle fled into Lewis County with... Read more →


27 Pennsylvania Businesses Warned to Comply with Coronavirus Shutdown

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The Pennsylvania State Police said Tuesday that troopers warned more than two dozen businesses to shut down in compliance with the governor’s mandate issued last week. Col. Robert Evanchick said the warnings came during the first day of statewide enforcement. Only two regions – comprising Clearfield, Clarion, Forest, Elk and Jefferson counties in the northwest and Bradford, Sullivan, Wyoming and most of Luzerne counties in the northeast – showed 100 percent compliance. "As expected, we found the overwhelming majority of people and businesses across the commonwealth are voluntarily complying... Read more →


NEW JERSEY CONSTRUCTION WORKERS SPEAK OUT:

FEAR OF BEING LEFT BEHIND BY CONGRESS AS COVID-19 GRINDS INDUSTRY TO A HALT COVID-19 Relief Bills Leave Behind Nation’s 11 Million Construction Workers and Their Families Newark, NJ – COVID-19 has decimated the U.S. construction industry, and Congress has done little to stop it or to provide relief for workers in this major jobs sector, a leading international building trade union charged Monday. Although construction is the 6th largest U.S. employment sector – larger than the transportation, financial, and information sectors – the needs of construction workers have been excluded from COVID-19 relief bills currently being considered by Congress.... Read more →


Atlantic City Expressway Suspends Cash Collections at All Toll Plazas

The South Jersey Transportation Authority has suspended cash collections at all toll locations on the Atlantic City Expressway as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. All tolls will be collected electronically or with coins in all exact change lanes. For drivers having an E-ZPass tag in their vehicle, the process will not change. The equipment in the lane will read the E-ZPass tag, and the cost of the toll will be deducted from the balance in the account, as usual. For drivers not having an E-ZPass tag, the equipment in the lane will capture a photograph of the license... Read more →


“YOU GOT TIME ON YOUR HANDS, OBVIOUSLY!”

Forcing gun stores to close, Gov. Murphy gibes gun owner: March 25, 2020 Alex "Alejandro" Roubian New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy came out with Executive Order 107 closing all businesses, except those that he believed were essential. Not surprisingly, he did not consider gun stores and ranges “essential” and forced them to close. His arrogance shines when NJ2AS President and Managing Editor, Alex “Alejandro” Roubian asked him why he did not consider this essential. Help support our lawsuit to overturn Governor Murphy’s unconstitutional closure of essential facilities like gun stores and ranges. Watch below: Read more →


Investors Bank Operations Under COVID-19 Restrictions

SHORT HILLS, NJ – Investors Bank has announced that it remains committed to serving the banking needs of its customers during this critical time – for however long it lasts, and is making every effort to quell the spread of COVID-19. Most in-branch services at Investors will be conducted by appointment only. Drive-thru operations and ATM service, where available, will continue with amended hours. “These are unprecedented times,” said Investors Bank Chairman and CEO Kevin Cummings. “Our culture and reputation as a bank that cares has never been more important. Protecting everyone’s health and well-being – our customers, employees, and... Read more →


A Message from Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ --Spring has arrived! I am sure that no one expected to celebrate spring with a “No Travel Order” but these are unprecedented times. That is what we are experiencing with this COVID-19 National Crisis. The men and women of the Gloucester Township Police Department are adjusting our operations and continue to prepare for the public safety concerns of our community during this crisis. I am proud to say that our officers, dispatchers, and staff have stepped up to the challenge. We have taken on the challenge and are fiercely determined to come out on top by serving... Read more →


GET USED CARS IN APEX, WITH PEACE OF MIND

Gloucestercitynews.net (March 26, 2020)--One of the hardest things to get alongside a used car is your peace of mind. Getting a used car usually comes with a lot of apprehension and suspicion, especially when you are getting them at Apex. Accountability, fidelity, and reliability have unfortunately become a luxury when it comes to the task of getting used cars. A NEW ERA IN THE USED CARS BUSINESS Apex imports have set out to introduce a new era in the purchase of used cars in Apex. With a passion to do things differently, they have been able to provide the peace... Read more →


Service Nonprofits Indicate Readiness to Meeting Needs of Communities they Serve

Fifty-nine Percent Pulse Survey Respondents Indicate Preparedness to Maintaining Core Offerings WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2020 – 53% of mission-driven organizations in communities around the nation, some providing essential support to society’s most vulnerable, say they are able to maintain service delivery in the face of COVID-19. Nonprofit HR surveyed its community of social impact organizations across America to help gauge where they stand regarding their response plans to the coronavirus pandemic. Questions on the pulse survey, to which 165 organizations answered, focused on business continuity planning, virtual workforce readiness and employee communication during this crisis. “As the provider for... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing NJ: Spring turkey permits not claimed on Sale March 30

Spring turkey permits not claimed in the lottery and for all Areas and Periods go on sale Monday, March 30 at 10:00 a.m. Permits will be available online and at license agents (most are closed so call first). Hunters should check the Permit Availability Chart - there is no need to log in as soon as sales open if a large number of permits for the Area/Period you want are available. All hunters are encouraged to log into the license website NOW to become familiar with the site and to verify their personal information. Personal information can be updated by... Read more →


GARDEN STATE FILM FESTIVAL Screen Gems + Movie Stars Shine in Virtual Film Festival

WORLDWIDE - Stars shine this Thursday, 26 March 2020, when the Garden State Film Festival presents hundreds of independent films virtually through parallel and dynamic digital streaming in light of the global COVID-19 crisis, and the announcement from the Governor of the State of New Jersey further restricting public gatherings. That's right! You can see an incredible selection of +240 innovative films through an unprecedented four-day, live-stream event on your computer, tablet, or mobile phone. Starving for interesting entertainment during self-isolation? GSFF 2020 is the perfect antidote. Enjoy popcorn in your PJ's while streaming hundreds of feature-length films, shorts, documentaries,... Read more →


CORONAVIRUS SPREADS TO 3675 CASES IN NJ, 44 DEATHS

The coronavirus continues to rage on: cases rose by nearly 850 in just one day, and yesterday's death toll — 17 deaths — was the worst single-day yet. New Jersey now has the second highest number of cases in the nation. That's partly because of a surge in testing — and with new data shared by private labs, health officials are getting a better picture of the spread and severity of the virus. 1 in 4 (27%) of New Jerseyans who've had their nose or mouth swabbed to determine their COVID-19 status have tested positive. (That's about 3,600 positive results... Read more →


NJ in Better Shape to Plan, Project as a result of Private Labs Now Sharing COVID-19 Data

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 LILO H. STAINTON | MARCH 25, 2020 | HEALTH CARE, CORONAVIRUS IN NJ Working with newly available stats, state learns one in four symptomatic patients tested have COVID-19 Community mitigation — so-called flattening the curve — can help curb the spread of COVID-19, but only to a point. Gov. Phil Murphy has often highlighted his data-driven approach to solving problems, from addressing opioid addiction to creating well-paying jobs. Starting Tuesday,... Read more →


Christopher J. Boldizar, age 54, of Brooklawn

BROOKLAWN, NJ --Christopher J. Boldizar, age 54, of Brooklawn, NJ, passed away peacefully on March 20, 2020, at home after a brave battle with Pancreatic Cancer, with his loving family by his side. Chris was the loving husband of Linda Griffith-Boldizar. Loving father of Brittany, Christopher (Hannah), Sydney and Paige. Cherished grandfather of Gracie, Maddox, Quinn and Myla. Beloved son of Daniel Connelly and the late Judy Lee Connelly (née Hopkins). Loving brother of Randy (Patti), Eric (Andrea), Jennifer (John), Daniel (Lynn), Jason (Christina) and Lisa (Jack). Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and devoted friends who stood by... Read more →


Former Gloucester City Residents/Friends Of CNBNews Reflect On *Wuhan/Coronavirus In Their Location

UPDATED (see asterisk below) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews.net HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC--We have been in South Carolina for several weeks and will be home this weekend. Each February-March we, like so many other snowbirds from the north, head south to get away from the cold temperatures. We stay in a rented home on Hilton Head Island. Like most people we have been captivated by how devastating this Wuhan virus (also known as the Coronavirus) has become. Sadly more and more people are dying from it. Just recently we heard that a Gloucester City woman in her 30's has... Read more →


U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ 1st District-D) COVID-19 Update

As we continue to learn more information about COVID-19 each day, it is important that we all stay informed and are aware of the next steps to battle the outbreak. While the information we have on COVID-19 continues to change rapidly, I would like to provide you all with an update on the steps our local community is taking, as well as the response from Congress. We’re In This Together We’re all making sacrifices as we continue to practice social distancing in order to Flatten the Curve. Our health care professionals and first responders need us all to be patient,... Read more →


Rutgers center awarded $525K to study treatment for opioid use disorder 

Project is one of 19 to receive inaugural grants from FORE NEW BRUNSWICK (March 2020) — The Center for Health Services Research at Rutgers University has been awarded funding from the Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE) for a project that aims to build knowledge and evidence on effective treatment strategies to improve access and outcomes of medications for opioid use disorder in primary care settings in New Jersey. The need to increase treatment for opioid use disorder is particularly urgent in states like New Jersey, where overdose rates continued to grow through 2018, even as national rates began to... Read more →


Home Country: Just Leave This Problem to Dud

Slim Randles | CNBNews.net “So how about this?” Dud said, grinning. “We get somebody to pretend to be an oil tycoon’s executive director or something, and we have him talk to Delbert about where to build the refinery.” The other members of the Mule Barn truck stop’s world dilemma think tank looked at Dud and sipped coffee and silently shook their heads. “Okay, Dud said,” and why not?” “Won’t work,” said Steve, brushing sweet roll crumbs off his walrus moustache. “Dud, the nearest oil to this valley is sold in cans down at the Gas Station Gun Shop.” “Yeah, I... Read more →


Formula 1 Monaco Grandprix postponement

is COVID-19’s latest sporting casualty, says GlobalData’s Sportcal Following the recent news that Formula One has postponed the Monaco Grandprix in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak; the potential for a truncated Formula One (F1) season is now a real possibility. However the impact that this will have on F1 in general and specifically with their media and sponsorship partners could be profound. Conrad Wiacek, Head of Analysis & Consulting at Sportcal, a GlobalData company, offers his view on the turmoil ahead for the sport; “With multi-million dollar media rights partnerships in place, there is a prospect of greater financial... Read more →


Rutgers Medical School Research Team Participates in Groundbreaking Covid-19 Test

Newswise — Dr. David Alland, Director of the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Public Health Research Institute, which is within the Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences Institute for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases (i3D), along with his colleagues Drs. Padmapriya Banada and Sukalyani Banik, have conducted the first evaluation of an innovative point-of-care test to detect COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS CoV2 coronavirus that has affected citizens around the world. Cepheid has received Emergency Use Authorization clearance of this test by the Food and Drug Administration. One of the biggest advantages of this test is that it is very fast... Read more →


Elective Surgeries/Invasive Procedures Banned in NJ

to Preserve Essential Equipment and Hospital Capacity TRENTON — As part of the state’s effort to preserve the capacity of the health care system to respond to COVID-19, Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 109, directing the suspension of all elective surgeries and invasive procedures performed on adults that are scheduled to take place after 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 27. The Governor’s Executive Order applies to all medical and dental operations that can be delayed without undue risk to the current or future health of the patient, as determined by the patient’s physician or dentist. “Our new... Read more →


Pennsylvania Family Doctor Charged with Dispensing Drugs in Exchange for Sex

PITTSBURGH - A physician who operated private family practices in Perryopolis, Pennsylvania, and Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of unlawfully dispensing controlled substances and health care fraud, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. The 161-count Superseding Indictment, returned on March 10 and unsealed today, named Emilio Ramon Navarro, 58, of Coal Center, Pennsylvania, as the sole defendant. "The U.S. Attorney’s office supports in NO MORE week, March 8-14, 2020, a week dedicated to ending domestic violence and sexual assault by increasing awareness and inspiring everyone to become part... Read more →


6 Unique Travel Experiences to Add to Your List 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 25, 2020)--In the process of envisioning your next holiday? Not keen on doing the predictable? Driven to make this getaway the most memorable yet? Here is a breakdown of six unique travel experiences to add to your list. Film location tours If you’re a bit of a film or television ‘junkie’, you can’t go wrong with film location tours. These tours take you onto some of the most infamous sets and film locations of the world’s best-loved movies and TV series. Think Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Peaky Blinders, and Downton Abbey, to name a few.... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Joe Biden is Coming for your Guns

source: NRA-ILA https://www.nraila.org/ Another week, another dubious "fact-check" from the professional propagandists at Politifact. This time the Poynter Institute project labeled a claim that Joe Biden has admitted to supporting gun confiscation as "Pants on Fire," their most extreme rating for a supposed falsehood. In their herculean effort to obscure Biden's support for gun confiscation, the media outlet went out of its way to avoid discussion of the overwhelming evidence of the presidential candidate's intent to take guns. Politifact took issue with an article from Conservative-Daily titled, "Watch: Biden Looks Into The Camera And Promises To Take Away Americans’ Guns​."... Read more →


All Essential Philadelphia Services Remain Open

PHILADELPHIA PA--All non-essential City of Philadelphia government operations were halted, and all City government buildings will be closed to the public. Below are the essential City services that are still in operation. Public safety All Philadelphia Police, Fire, EMS, Prisons, and Office of Emergency Management (OEM) operations remain unchanged. On March 11, OEM established an Emergency Operations Center to bring City departments and external stakeholders together in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to set objectives and coordinate real-time interagency communication, information sharing, resource and equipment procurement and decision making. The Community Crisis Intervention Program (CCIP) teams continue to be available... Read more →


Top Tips For Helping Your Dog Get a Great Night’s Sleep

Gloucestercitynews.net (March 25, 2020)--When something is bothering your dog, it can be quite the challenge to figure out what is wrong. Of course, if there is something clearly wrong with your pet’s physical wellbeing, you know that the correct thing to do is to bring him to see your veterinarian. However, if the problem isn’t a life-threatening one but more to do with your pet’s mood and behavior, there are steps you can take at home to help. One solution that can go a long way to helping your dog to be happier, in general, is to find ways to... Read more →


Pick-6 Drawing at $3.9 Million

TRENTON (March 24, 2020) – The Pick-6 drawing on March 23 produced seven winners of $2,645 for matching five out of six white balls drawn. One of those tickets was purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prize to $10,580. The $3.9 million drawing will be held Thursday, March 26, 2020. The winning numbers for the Monday, March 23, drawing were: 24, 28, 32, 39, 42 and 45. The XTRA Multiplier was: 04. By adding XTRA for an additional $1.00 per play, winners are able to multiply their non-jackpot prizes by the XTRA number drawn. Executive Director James Carey announced that there... Read more →


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 Bunodono) and brother, Michael. Anthony was the owner and operator of Gloucester Liquors in Gloucester... 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. Stella graduated from Gloucester City High School. Due to Governor Murphy’s Executive Order, Stella’s graveside... 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 to the spread of the virus, the state Supreme Court yesterday ordered that most healthy,... 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 essentials you need including: meat, poultry, fish, eggs, milk, fresh bread, etc. In addition to... Read more →


CORONAVIRUS SPREADS TO 2844 CASES IN NJ, 27 DEATHS

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 how far coronavirus has already spread," Gov. Phil Murphy tweeted yesterday. Economy: Restaurant's $50K credit... 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 to stay at home, and yet this is the second transportation agency to hold public... 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 they cannot attend during the coronavirus crisis. The atheists said that no American public official... Read more →


ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA PROVIDES SUPPORT TO THOSE IMPACTED BY CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

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 and are the first point of contact for individuals, families, and parishes when they seek... 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 use in wastewater systems, down the toilet can lead to sewer backups and in-home plumbing... 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 Page SEE MORE PETS HERE Bleach Dachshund / Chihuahua / Mixed Baby Female Available for... 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 stores. He likewise instructed bars and restaurants to suspend all dine-in services. Maggie’s Farm Rum... 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 of the best ways to become a better trader. With the right focus, you could... 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 and sister — each with different needs. “I have a typical 6 year old and... 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 20, drawing were: 34, 35, 41, 45, and 54. The Gold Mega Ball was 05,... Read more →