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April 5, 2020

Carino Boys Basketball Club - ALL SOUTH JERSEY TEAMS

The Albert J. Carino Boys Basketball Club of South Jersey has announced their selections for this year’s All-South Jersey Teams. Players were selected from the seven-county South Jersey area . This year’s lineup is loaded with talent including several players committing Division 1 programs. Lance Ware (South Jersey Champion Camden) will be moving on to NCAA power Kentucky while Gianmarco Arletti (Holy Cross Academy) will be playing for the Blue Hens at the University of Delaware. Taj Thweatt (New Jersey Non-Public B Regional Champion Wildwood Catholic) has signed with West Virginia and his Wildwood Catholic teammate Jahlil White will be donning... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Tip: Recommendation Regarding the Use of Cloth Face Coverings,

Especially in Areas of Significant Community-Based Transmission Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19 CDC continues to study the spread and effects of the novel coronavirus across the United States. We now know from recent studies that a significant portion of individuals with coronavirus lack symptoms (“asymptomatic”) and that even those who eventually develop symptoms (“pre-symptomatic”) can transmit the virus to others before showing symptoms. This means that the virus can spread between people interacting in close proximity—for example, speaking, coughing, or sneezing—even if those people are not exhibiting symptoms. In light of this new evidence,... Read more →


Paige Elizabeth von Franzke, 21, of Gloucester Township

Peacefully, Paige Elizabeth von Franzke, on April 3, 2020, of Gloucester Township. Age 21. Cherished daughter of Andrew and Barbara von Franzke, Paige also is survived by her devoted--and extraordinarily loving--twin brother, Ian. Goddaughter of Corinne Palmer and the late Robert W. Wells Sr., Paige was a senior at St. John of God Community Services/Archbishop Damiano School. There, she was adored by her teachers, nurses, aides and professional staff members, all of whom cared for her with love, devotion and humor for the past 18 years. Even though she did not communicate conventionally, Paige, who was known for her thick brown... Read more →


Don't Forget to Exercise

(NAPSI)—These days, people are navigating unprecedented times that have them rethinking how they live and work. While big shifts to normal, daily habits can be unsettling, this also provides an opportunity to start new routines and make positive changes. Many are spending more time at home, so adding structure is more important than ever—especially when it comes to staying active. Studies have shown that exercise can help boost your mood, Staying active at home is easier with the Bowflex Max Total, which offers personalized workouts and coaching technology that can keep you motivated over the long term. and immunity. According to... Read more →


33 more positive COVID-19 cases in Gloucester County

The Gloucester County Department of Health and Human Services and Office of Emergency Management have announced 33 more positive COVID-19 cases in Gloucester County. As of Sunday morning, April 5, 2020, Gloucester County has conducted 1,475 tests. Of those tests 1,197 are negatives, 251 are positives and 27 are still pending. Case # DATE SEX AGE Town/Municipality 251 4/5/2020 Female 65 National Park 250 4/5/2020 Male 56 Monroe Twp. 249 4/5/2020 Male 29 Washington Twp. 248 4/5/2020 Female 60 Paulsboro 247 4/5/2020 Female 65 Harrison Twp. 246 4/5/2020 Male 50 Mantua 245 4/5/2020 Female 24 Monroe Twp. 244 4/5/2020 Female 57... Read more →


Mega Millions to Adjust Starting Jackpot Amount, Eliminate Minimum Jackpot Increases

Changes took place following the Friday, April 3, drawing TRENTON (April 4, 2020) – The Mega Millions Consortium has adjusted the game’s starting jackpot and will determine the amounts of subsequent starting jackpots and jackpot increases on a drawing-by-drawing basis. The changes are in direct response to slowing sales during the current global pandemic. The advertised Mega Millions jackpot for Friday, April 3, is a guaranteed $121 million. If the jackpot is won that evening, it will reset to a guaranteed $20 million for the next drawing on April 7. If there is no jackpot winner on April 3, the jackpot... Read more →


NJ Tax Filing Deadline Extended

(Camden City, NJ) – The state tax filing and corporation business tax filing deadline have been extended from April 15 to July 15 to allow New Jerseyans time to focus on their safety and livelihood during the COVID-19 pandemic. The extension was announced in a joint statement by Governor Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin Wednesday morning. “This extra time is crucial for the health and safety of Camden County in many ways,” Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “As the original deadlines neared, residents and business owners would have had to put themselves at risk to... Read more →


Campgrounds Remain Closed in Cape May County

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE (April 5, 2020)--The Cape May County Health Department and the County Prosecutor’s Office want to make it clear that all campgrounds in the County are to remain closed currently. Certain campgrounds have remained open saying they are providing lodging to medical personnel at the direction of the Cape May County Health Department but at this time there has not been determined a need for medical lodging in Cape May County and this directly contradicts Gov. Phil Murphy’s Executive Order 107 ordering all campgrounds in the State closed and deemed unessential business currently. “We need all businesses to... Read more →


NJ SNAP Recipients Receive Extra Benefit Payment

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – Many Camden County residents who receive food assistance through the New Jersey Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) received an extra benefit payment on March 29. Benefits awarded in April will also be higher than usual, all in an effort to help address critical food needs related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The supplemental payments were included in the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act. On March 29, roughly 205,000 New Jersey households received supplemental payments totaling $35 million. Another $35 million will be provided in April. Supplemental benefits will be loaded directly to SNAP recipients’ EBT... Read more →


South Jersey Gas Recognized by American Gas Association

for Safety Performance FOLSOM, N.J. – April 3, 2020 – South Jersey Gas, a subsidiary of SJI (NYSE: SJI), was recognized today by the American Gas Association as a 2019 Industry Leader Accident Prevention. Utilities recognized with this distinction have a Days Away Restricted or Transferred (DART) rate below the industry average within their peer group. South Jersey Gas is one of only seven large local gas distribution companies in the nation to achieve this recognition. “Safety is a core value at South Jersey Gas and we are honored to be recognized for the safety of our operations,” said Dave Robbins,... Read more →


Anna M. Sebastian of Mt. Ephraim, formerly of Gloucester Heights

Anna M. Sebastian (nee Larkin), on March 29, 2020, of Mt. Ephraim; formerly of Gloucester Heights. Age 93. Beloved wife of the late Bernard. Devoted mother of Michael (Alice), Kenneth (Kathleen), Patricia Quinn (Richard) and Bernard Jr. Loving grandmother of 7, great grandmother of 6. Sister of the late Mary, Frank "Brud", and John "Edward". Services are private at the request of the family. Family requests in lieu of flowers donations be made in Anna's name to the St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Read more →


New blood test can detect wide range of cancers, now available...

to at risk individuals in clinical study at Dana-Farber ● Test proved able to detect and indicate site of dozens of types of cancer with high accuracy according to recent study ● Dana-Farber joins multi-center trial to provide test results to patients for the first time Newswise — In a study involving thousands of participants, a new blood test detected more than 50 types of cancer as well as their location within the body with a high degree of accuracy, according to an international team of researchers led by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Mayo Clinic. The results, published online today... Read more →


Judicial Watch Fights Unresolved FISA Court Scandal  

Judicial Watch Issue Deep Dive: Largely overshadowed by the Coronavirus pandemic, the FISA court scandal, “the widest, most destructive corruption scandal in US history” remains unresolved as affirmed at CPAC by Fitton in March. After years of efforts aimed at exposing the illicit nature of the FBI’s spying on candidate and “I’m still waiting for the FISA Court to say “we’re initiating court proceedings,” Tom Fitton states in today’s re-airing of his FISA Court clip from the Judicial Watch Weekly Update. then President Trump, Judicial Watch finally “exposed the truth” late last year. Entirely consumed by the Schiff-Pelosi impeachment efforts, many... Read more →


ARCHBISHOP NELSON J. PÉREZ CELEBRATES PALM SUNDAY AND THE SACRED PASCHAL TRIDUUM AT THE CATHEDRAL BASILICA

Although there will be no public celebrations of Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord or the Sacred Paschal Triduum, the faithful from throughout the five-county Archdiocese of Philadelphia, and all people of good will, are invited to take part virtually via a live streamed broadcast. Palm Sunday through Easter Sunday April 5, 2020 – April 12, 2020 MASS SCHEDULE FOR PALM SUNDAY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD April 5, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem and the Passion of the Lord is proclaimed as Christians around the globe mark the beginning of... Read more →


Ocean County Teen Wins Statewide Substance Use  Prevention Music Competition

Monmouth County Student Claims Second Place, Morris County Students Earn Third Millburn, NJ — The New Jersey Shout Down Drugs music competition, sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ), 95.9 WRAT and the New Jersey Broadcasters Association held its Prevention Concert as an Audio Show showcasing the finalists and their songs on April 3rd at 6 p.m. on the Shout Down Drugs website (www.ShoutDownDrugs.com). Winners were then announced live on-air at 6:45 p.m on 95.9 WRAT. This year there were 13 finalists from 6 different counties throughout the state who created original songs promoting anti-drug and prevention messages.... Read more →


Eight Reasons Remote Collaboration Apps Will Astonish the Legal Community During Isolation

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(April 4, 2020)A few reasons why applications like Google Hangouts and Microsoft Teams may change the general operating procedures of legal organizations even after isolation. As we all know, the entire world is under lockdown for an indeterminate time due to the Coronavirus. As we also know, most of us cannot afford to simply stop and take a break from life. Even if we could, the damage to our various institutions and economies would likely be worse than the virus itself. That means the show must continue as much as possible during the lockdown. For members of the legal community, the... Read more →


New Cases of COVID-19 in Cape May County

Cape May Court House-(April 4, 2020)-- Cape May County continues to see an increase in COVID-19 cases. New Jersey currently has 29,895 and 646 deaths. Today, in Cape May County a 56-year-old female, 56-year-old male, 59-year-old female, and 26-year-old male tested positive for Covid-19. MUNICIPALITY ACTIVE CASES RECOVERED AVALON 5 1 CAPE MAY CITY 1 2 CAPE MAY POINT 0 DENNIS TOWNSHIP 3 LOWER TOWNSHIP 11 3 MIDDLE TOWNSHIP 5 3 NORTH WILDWOOD 2 1 OCEAN CITY 1 1 SEA ISLE CITY 0 1 STONE HARBOR 0 UPPER TOWNSHIP 4 1 WEST CAPE MAY 0 WEST WILDWOOD 0 WILDWOOD 4 WILDWOOD... Read more →


Opening of Drive-thru COVID-19 Testing Site for Cape May County Residents

By Appointment Only Cape May Court House- Cape May County Department of Health and CompleteCare Health Network are partnering to open a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site. The drive-thru will be by appointment only, once a week. At this time, testing will only be for CompleteCare patients, as well as Cape May County residents, who are sick with symptoms of fever, cough and shortness of breath and that meet a certain criteria. Symptomatic first responders who are residents of the county will also be given priority testing. In order to receive testing, individuals can go to CompleteCareNJ.org/COVID19 or call 609-465-0258 and request... Read more →


Boeing Suspending Production at Ridley Township Facilities

RIDLEY TOWNSHIP, Pa., April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] is temporarily suspending production operations at its facilities in Ridley Township, Pennsylvania, in light of the company's continuous assessment of the spread of COVID-19 in the region. This action is intended to ensure the well-being of employees, their families and local communities, and will include an orderly shutdown consistent with requirements of U.S. and global defense customers. Boeing will suspend operations beginning at the end of day on Friday, April 3. The site includes manufacturing and production facilities for military rotorcraft, including the H-47 Chinook, V-22 Osprey and MH-139A Grey... Read more →