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May 24, 2020

SJ Leaders Call for Reopening Plan/Timetable for Atlantic City and Other Low Impact Regions

Immediate Action Needed To Prevent Economic Collapse Trenton - Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington), Deputy Assembly Speaker John Burzichelli (D-Gloucester) and Assemblymen John Armato (D-Atlantic) and Vincent Mazzeo (D-Atlantic) today called upon Governor Phil Murphy to immediately issue actionable plans with specific timetables for the reopening of Atlantic City and other regions of the state that have seen far fewer infections from COVID-19 than harder hit counties. Neighboring states have all begun implementing phased regional re-openings based on medical data, but New Jersey has yet to... Read more →

Obituary: Rosie Lee Knight of Sicklerville

On May 16, 2020. Age 82. Of Sicklerville. Formerly of Philadelphia and Newburgh, NY. Survived by Jeffery Knight and Veronica Knight. Daughter of the late Thomas and Pauline Bethea. Rossie worked many years for the US Postal service and as a ward clerk at St. Luke’s Hospital in Newburgh, NY. A Private Memorial will be held on Friday, May 22, 2020 at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Rossie Lee Knight. Funeral Arrangements... Read more →

Lawmakers in Pennsylvania want to end COVID-19 disaster declaration

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – House lawmakers formally advanced a resolutionThursday to terminate Pennsylvania’s disaster declaration for COVID-19 in an attempt to relieve economic pressure from the state-enforced shut down. The House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee voted along party lines in favor of a resolution, sponsored by Lebanon County Republican Rep. Russ Diamond, that would end the state of emergency declared by Gov. Tom Wolf on March 6. Wolf cited special powers given under a disaster declaration... Read more →

COVID-19 Can Cause Kidney Injury

(NAPSI)—According to a recent Harris Poll, too many people don’t know all they should about the dangers of coronavirus—particularly how it can affect the kidneys. Most Americans don’t know it, but the coronavirus can hurt patients’ kidneys as well as their lungs. COVID-19, it seems, attacks more than just the lungs. In the new National Kidney Foundation-Harris Poll Survey on COVID-19 and Kidney Health, the findings show low levels of awareness on both the risk of developing an acute kidney injury as a result of... Read more →

Osvaldo Thomas, 41, of N.Y., Charged in South Brunswick, Bound Brook, Sussex County, Gloucester Twp., and Cherry Hill

Camden City N.J. – A man who stole thousands of dollars from victims throughout New Jersey is facing charges from multiple departments, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer, Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins, and Cherry Hill Police Chief William “Bud” Monaghan. Osvaldo Thomas, 41, of Bronx, N.Y., has been charged in South Brunswick, Bound Brook, Sussex County, Gloucester Twp., and Cherry Hill. In Gloucester Twp., he’s charged with one count of third-degree Impersonation and one count of third-degree Theft by Deception.... Read more →

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City Doubles Down

on Commitment To Team Members With $600,,000 in ShopRite Gift Cards Atlantic City, N.J. (May 21, 2020) – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City doubled down today on their commitment to team members providing a second round of $100 ShopRite Gift Cards to 3,000 full-time, part-time and on call personnel. The first Gift Card Distribution effort took place on May 7 and 8, where $100 ShopRite gift cards were safely provided to team members who made less than $50,000, including those who are tipped... Read more →

Every day in America, 2,000 dogs and cats are killed in shelters

Best Friends Every day in America, 2,000 dogs and cats are killed in shelters. That means 83 dogs or cats are killed every hour just because they don’t have safe places to call home. That’s the bad news. Peyton (CNBNews file photo) Now the good: Best Friends Animal Society and our 2,700+ partners across the country are doing something are coming together and doing something about it. Government and private shelters, small and large shelter organizations, spay/neuter organizations and people like you are coming together... Read more →

“Surveillance Capitalism Meets The Coronavirus Shock Doctrine"

The Intercept Presents “Surveillance Capitalism Meets The Coronavirus Shock Doctrine,” A Live Discussion on Thursday, May 28 (4 p.m. ET) with Naomi Klein, Shoshana Zuboff and Host Mehdi Hasan New York, NY – May 21, 2020 – On Thursday, May 28, Intercept senior columnist Mehdi Hasan will host a live video discussion with Intercept senior correspondent Naomi Klein (“The Shock Doctrine" and "On Fire: The Burning Case for A Green New Deal") and Shoshana Zuboff (“The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human... Read more →

CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Cainan Liddawi of Shamong New Jersey Achievement Recognition RANDOLPH CENTER, VT (05/21/2020)-- Vermont Tech is pleased to announce awards and honor society inductions. Cainan Liddawi of Shamong, New Jersey, has been recognized for the Best Community Development Award for a non-RA - Cainan is a student in the Vermont Tech Computer Engineering Technology program. 2020 Saint Francis University Commencement LORETTO, PA (05/22/2020)-- Saint Francis University congratulates more than 600 students who received their academic degrees on May 10, 2020. Celeste Azzari, Woolwich Twp, NJ -... Read more →

MVC Agency, Inspection Station Closures Extended Until June 8

Headquarters, Online Services to Continue Operations TRENTON – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Chief Administrator Sue Fulton today announced that all agency, road testing, and inspections facilities will remain closed until at least Monday, June 8. The closures are part of the Murphy Administration’s ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Many MVC customer functions can be completed through the Commission’s online services, which remain operational “24/7” and have been expanded. Most renewals of driver licenses, non-driver IDs, and registrations – including, for the... Read more →

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

“Enemy Queen” by Robert Steven Goldstein (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 woman into the house. The counselor is dubious but persuaded nonetheless. The two find themselves outwitted by Victoria, a... Read more →

Bills Now Favored To Win AFC East

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 24, 2020)--It’s been a really long time since anyone besides the New England Patriots won the AFC East. They’ve won the division every single year since 2009 and while they came in second in 2008 (when Tom Brady was lost for the season and Matt Cassel had to step in), that’s still the only time since 2003 that they haven’t won the division. Of course, a lot has changed this offseason as Tom Brady has left the building. Brady had led the Patriots to... Read more →

NJ Senate Plans Investigation of COVID 19 Nursing Home Deaths

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The New Jersey Senate is establishing a “Review and Recovery” committee to study the state’s response to the COVID-19 crisis. The bipartisan committee will look at a variety of issues including the state’s response to long-term care facilities and the unemployment system. “It’s clear that mistakes were made and important lessons can be learned to improve the state’s response as we move forward,” Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean said. “It’s our sincere hope that... Read more →

The Recovery Village Telehealth app

Advanced Recovery Systems remains dedicated to the health, safety and long term recovery of our patients as we respond to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). While our treatment centers remain open at this time, we’re excited to announce the launch of The Recovery Village Telehealth app, our new telehealth service. As a leader in behavioral health, we are committed to doing our part to contain the pandemic, without impacting our daily efforts to meet the urgent needs of those affected by addiction. The Recovery... Read more →