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May 16, 2020

Governor’s Endorsement Of Biden Should Be Deemed Unacceptable

Murphy and Norcross should withdraw Biden endorsement or pack their bags and leave COLLINGSWOOD – Claire Gustafson, Republican candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s first congressional district, said today that “Governor Phil Murphy should have applied the same standard to Tara Reade’s allegation of sexual assault by former Vice President Joe Biden as he did Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s allegation against Justice Brett Kavanaugh.” “During Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings Governor Murphy, in a tweet, said of Christine Blasey Ford, ‘The presumption that she is not telling the truth is unacceptable, and it should deeply anger us all,’” Claire Gustafson said.... Read more →

Pennsylvania Protestors Gather at Harrisburg

By Christen Smith | The Center Square May 15, 2020 (The Center Square) – Pennsylvania will lift some pandemic restrictions in a dozen more counties next week as demonstrators gathered on the Capitol steps Friday to protest the ongoing lockdown. “Through our social distancing efforts, we have not only reversed a trajectory of exponential new case growth – we have cut it in half,” Gov. Tom Wolf said. “And some of the counties that will be shifting into the yellow phase next week eliminated concerns that we had just two weeks ago.” Adams, Beaver, Carbon, Columbia, Cumberland, Juniata, Mifflin, Perry, Susquehanna,... Read more →

Memorial Day Event Cancelled in Cape May County

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ — Cape May County has made the decision to cancel its annual Memorial Day Ceremony. Freeholder Director Gerald M. Thornton and Freeholder Jeffrey L. Pierson regretfully made this decision as a result of complying with the Executive Orders from Governor Phil Murphy, and in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control’s guidelines. The importance of honoring our Veterans and their families is extremely important, but protecting our citizens, Veterans, and those who support our Veteran-centric efforts could not be more paramount.”Canceling the Memorial Day Ceremony was a very difficult decision. Honoring our Veterans is one of... Read more →

Social Distance "Cops" Coming to Your Town

Cape May Court House- Cape May County Department of Health is proud to announce their social distance campaign, Six Feet Saves. Six Feet Saves is an educational campaign that will be implemented to remind individuals to keep their distance to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Social Distance Ambassadors will be monitoring high volume areas, such as boardwalks, to remind individuals to keep their six feet, and to give educational materials on how to prevent being exposed. “As public places begin to reopen it is important to continue to take proper precautions, such as wearing a mask, washing hands frequently, and... Read more →


Memorial AA basketball team who played in the Gloucester City Carmen Palmiero League. Year mid-1950's. The games were played in the Mary Ethel Costello High School, which later became the elementary school Standing: (from L. to R.)Ray Marcucci, Bob McCaughey, unknown, Jungle Murphy, Al Brandt, unknown, Coach Bill Powell Sitting (L. to R.) Joe Connelly, Knute Cogan, Bob Miller, George Tennenberg, Doug Brown unknown, Gene Spence, Vince DiGiacomo, Edgar Peltz Sr. RELATED: Gloucester City History Gloucester City LIONS ALUMNI RAMS ALUMNI Read more →

STANFORD STUDY: Coronavirus misperceptions widespread in early weeks

The belief that surgical masks are at least 95% effective in preventing you from getting the virus, and the belief that children are at a particularly high risk of death when infected with the virus. ALL UNTRUE. Survey author Pascal Geldsetzer, MD, PhD AuthorTracie WhitePublished onMarch 23, 2020 Using a hand dryer, rinsing your nose with saline, taking antibiotics and gargling with mouthwash are all ineffective methods of preventing coronavirus infection, and yet a substantial number of participants in a Stanford survey circulated in late February and early March believed these precautions would work. These particular myths may have since been... Read more →

MS-13 Members/Associates Charged with Three Murders, Attempted Murder

Three Murders Occurred on the Street, at Kissena Park and on an Elevated Subway Platform in Queens Gang members are secured during a police operation at Izalco jail during a 24-hour lockdown ordered by El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele in Izalco, El Salvador, photograph released to Reuters by the El Salvador Presidency on April 25, 2020. El Salvador Presidency/Handout via REUTERS photo courtesy of REUTERS NEW YORK, NY--Four complaints were unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn variously charging 10 members and associates of the Indios Locos Salvatruchas clique of La Mara Salvatrucha, also known as MS-13, a transnational criminal organization,... Read more →

Patricia Comes, of Totowa

On May 1, 2020. Age 76. Born in Newark, NJ to Pauline Comes. Formerly of Totowa. Burial will take place privately. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Patricia Comes. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: MCCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

PET TIPS: Topic, Dog Training

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor I am often asked how to make a dog stop exhibiting inappropriate behavior. In my years of teaching, training, and mentoring I have only used a physical correction one time, and only because I was attacked by a dog during a training session. There are many methods of dog training. I use and recommend a combination of positive and negative reinforcement. That is, the dog is rewarded (reinforced) when he responds appropriately and given a frown or denied attention when he does not. The reward is not necessarily a treat—it can merely be a positive verbal response... Read more →

MAKING LIFE BETTER: Stories And Songs Matter More Than Ever Right Now

(NAPSI)—Here’s a thought that may make you feel like singing: In times like these, when so many people feel like little islands, connecting with other people to share stories and songs takes on a special significance. It’s long been popular. For much of human history, the center of people’s light and life was the humble campfire. It was a place to teach, share, connect, and give thanks. It was the hub of culture, where our ancestors gathered nightly to fight back the dark with their myths, stories, and the joy of their voices raised in song. Stories and songs are basic... Read more →

CNBNews Books: Wicked Humor, Self Help, Poignant Personal Stories, Creating The Right Culture

(NAPS)—Full of wicked humor, artful eroticism, scintillating dialogue, and a bit of intrigue, “Enemy Queen” is an exhilarating romp set in a North Carolina college town. When attorney Stanley Berman and professor Thomas McClellan share a house, they spend evenings drinking wine, playing chess and lamenting their ineptitude with women. Then the professor hatches a scheme to bring a young wom an into the house. The counselor is dubious but persuaded nonetheless. The two find themselves outwitted by Victoria, a young woman who is clever and inscrutable. She initiates passionate encounters with them, but as time goes on, her demands become... Read more →

Joanne Brown, of Rocky Mountain, NC

On May 2, 2020. Age 78. Born in Rocky Mountain, NC on Sept. 26, 1941. Burial will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Joanne Brown. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →

PETS & PEOPLE ‘Fur-get’ About Stress When Moving With Pets

NAPSI)—If you’re a pet parent, you’re far from alone. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, nearly six in 10 American households have at least one pet. When the time comes to move that household, however, there are a few things you should consider to keep your four-legged family members happy and healthy. Pets can easily get stressed out when they figure out some unexpected activity in their home or when they're introduced to a new environment. A moving with pets guide is essential as it will assure a stress-free move for you as well as for your pets. Moving with... Read more →

YALE Study Demonstrates Impact of Both Inherited and Acquired Mutations on Cancer

Newswise — New Haven, Conn. — The common belief that tumors arise via activation of a few genes that “drive” cancer development is unsupported by a widespread investigation into those genes and others in three large patient genetic databases, according to a study led by Yale Cancer Center (YCC) researchers. The findings were published online today in the Journal Nature Communications. The pattern the Yale team uncovered shows that cancer develops due to combined effects of many gene variants originating both as the germline mutations, or inherited alterations in genes, and somatic mutations, changes that genes acquire after birth and over... Read more →