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June 3, 2020

American Red Cross Blood Drive, Brooklawn

THIS THURSDAY - JUNE 4TH American Red Cross Blood Drive 10:00am - 3:00pm Brooklawn Community Center 101 2nd Street Brooklawn, NJ Social Distancing Guidelines will be in place MAKE AN APPOINTMENT ONLINE: CLICK THE LINK BELOW sign up at www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code: Brooklawn Save time on the day of the donation and visit https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results… Area hospital patients are counting on you! Don’t forget to HYDRATE and please remember your ID. Read more →

Severe Storms in South Jersey, Gloucester Township PD Urges Public to Stay Inside

photo provided by Gloucester Township Police GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (June 3, 2020)--Please stay home and do not drive unless necessary while we evaluate storm damage. Gloucester Township is experiencing power outages, trees down, wires down. and minor flooding throughout town. There are also numerous road closures. We appreciate your cooperation. Thank you. Address/Location Gloucester Township Police Department 1261 Chews Landing Rd Gloucester Township, NJ 08021 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-228-4500 Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Crime Prevention Tip: The Crime Triangle consists of three elements: desire, ability, opportunity. All three elements must be present in order for a crime to be successful. Lucky for us, we all have the ability to easily control one of the elements: OPPORTUNITY. ELIMINATING THE OPPORTUNITY is simple: Lock the doors on your home, vehicles, sheds, and garages. Keep valuables in a secure area and/ or out of view. Turn on outdoor lighting at night at your home or business. Activate alarms... Read more →

Mary K. Savidge (nee Conboy) of Gloucester City, formerly of National Park

Mary K. Savidge (nee Conboy), age 73, of Gloucester City; formerly of National Park, peacefully went home to the Lord on June 2, 2020. Mary is survived by her husband of 54 years, William C. Savidge. Gentle and loving mother of William J. (Michele), Marybeth Panek (David), Brian M. (Patricia), Melissa Carvelli (John) and Michael J. (Adrienne). Most loving Mom-Mom of Dominique (Ryan), Gabrielle, Cole, Madison, Tessa, Kendall, Teagan, and Olivia and great grandmother of Landon. Dear sister of Sally Conboy, Nancy Lorup, Jack Conboy,... Read more →

500 Pennsylvania Turnpike Workers Out of a Job Because of COVID-19

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission said Tuesday it will permanently lay off about 500 employees and maintain cashless fare collection amid deep revenue losses. Commission CEO Mark Compton said fare revenues plummeted $100 million after toll booth operators were furloughed March 16 as part of the state’s mitigation efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. The commission also cut capital spending 25 percent, instituted a hiring freeze, offered voluntary retirement, and delayed tax payments to... Read more →

Wind Damages Cold Springs School Solar Panels

photos CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (June 3, 2020)(CNBNews)--Strong wind gusts between 12:30pm and 1 PM today damaged the solar panels at the Cold Springs School, Cold Springs Drive. Wind also damaged a tree nearby on Thompson Avenue. Fortunately no one was injured. The National Weather Service for South Jersey documented wind gusts between 58mph and 67 mph today between 12:30pm and 12:40pm. According WPVI weather reported that because of a warm front now to our north, we are in the warm sector with a hotter... Read more →

CNBNews Books: Four Powerful Stories Of Love, Growth And The Soul

Rachael’s Return” by Janet Rebhan (NAPSI)—Caroline Martin has everything but the thing her soul craves most: a daughter. During a routine hysterectomy, she unwittingly aborts the little girl she’s always longed for, leaving the unborn baby’s soul in limbo. She shares a hospital room with a pregnant woman who’s just been shot by her boyfriend. Her unborn child is barely hanging on—and the soul of Caroline’s hovering baby cannot resist the urge to rebirth via this unclaimed fetus. In the aftermath, two engaging heavenly guides... Read more →

The Most Common Car Accident Injuries

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 3, 2020)--There are over 6 million car accidents per year in the United States, which is a massive figure. No matter where you live or what type of vehicle you drive, there is always the chance of an accident occurring unexpectedly. It's crucial to take all the necessary precautions to ensure a car accident doesn't happen in the first place by obeying the rules of the road and driving safely. There are specific injuries that are the most common after an accident, and it's... Read more →

NJ Residents Earn Graduate Degree from The University of Scranton

SCRANTON, PA (06/01/2020)-- Local residents were among the more than 600 master's and doctoral degree candidates at The University of Scranton whose degrees were conferred at a virtual celebration ceremony on May 30. Degrees were conferred to graduates in a group who had completed their academic degree requirements in August and December of 2019, as well as January and May of 2020. A formal commencement ceremony, at which graduates will be individually recognized, will take place on Oct. 25 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at... Read more →

Justin Spry of South Plainfield Arrested for Attempting to Set Fire to Trenton Police Car

Two men kneel near a Trenton, N.J. police car Sunday May 31, 2020 during unrest that followed a peaceful protest of the police death of George Floyd in Minnesota. One of the men is arrested, while one flees. Federal authorities on June 2, 2020 charged a man with trying to set the fire. NOTE: Authorities have not confirmed that the suspect is pictured in this video. (Video by Michael Walker) courtesy of NJ.com TRENTON, N.J. (June 2, 2020)--– A Middlesex County, New Jersey, man was... Read more →

Coronavirus Pandemic Forces Cancellation 2020 MARS Essex Horse Trials Country Weekend

Far Hills, New Jersey - June 1, 2020 - The Coronavirus outbreak has forced the cancellation of this year's MARS Essex Horse Trials Country Weekend. Scheduled for July 18-19 at historic Moorland Farm in Far Hills, New Jersey, the MARS Essex Horse Trials features world-class and up-and-coming riders competing in Advanced and through Beginner Novice divisions. Benefiting the Greater Newark LifeCamp in Pottersville, New Jersey, the event offers a variety of family friendly activities including a classic car show, farm stand, demonstrations, vendors and the... Read more →

Home Country: Like Everyone Else Windy Is Having A Tough Time With The Coronavirus

CNBNews Contributor Windy walked out away from his house, but kept his mask in his pocket. There was never any quit when Windy decided to whip something, and this time it was that coronavirus. Our little valley had pretty much shut down, just like almost everyone else’s. For the loquacious Windy Wilson, whose most precious word was “audience” it was an especially tough time. Stay home. Wash your hands. Wear your mask, and don’t go where there are more than five people. Well, that wiped... Read more →

Police Target Asbury Park Press Journalist

(Asbury Park, NJ)(June 2, 2020)--The streets of many New Jersey cities, like those in the rest of the country, are convulsing because people feel they’ve been denied a voice or simply were not being heard. That is why last night’s arrest of Asbury Park Press reporter Gustavo Martínez Contreras, while covering police brutality protests, is especially disturbing for the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists (NJ-SPJ). “It looks like Contreras was targeted as a journalist,” according to his editor, Paul D’Ambrosio, who spoke with NJ-SPJ.... Read more →

CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Robert Maraski named to Dean's List ROME, GA (06/02/2020)-- Robert Maraski of Cherry Hill, NJ., was named to the Spring 2020 Dean's List at Berry College. The Dean's List honors students who posted an academic average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying a class load of at least 12 hours during the semester. Nationally recognized for academic excellence and as an outstanding educational value, Berry is an independent, coeducational, comprehensive liberal arts college of approximately 2,100 students. For more than a... Read more →

How to Keep Your Home and Belongings Safe When on Vacation

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 3, 2020)--With lockdown lifting around the world, it’s only natural to have the travel bug itching under your scalp. Before you take off a much-needed break, however, it is essential to properly prep your home so that you can keep it safe, healthy, and functioning while you are away. The importance of following these steps grows exponentially for every day you are away from your home. It isn’t just a safety issue either. Protecting your home from thieves is a natural response, but there... Read more →

Jefferson Washington Township Hospital Receives Donation of SNOO Bassinet for Fussy Newborns

Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse Lynn Stites demonstrates how the SNOO bed is used to soothe fussy babies at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital Washington Township, NJ, June 3, 2020 – Jefferson Washington Township Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) was the recent recipient of a specialized bassinet, called SNOO, aimed at soothing fussy babies. The South Jersey-based acute care hospital had previously purchased two SNOO beds –developed by renowned pediatrician and author Dr. Harvey Karp - which had proven highly popular with the nursing staff, and... Read more →

Patients Return to Virtua for ‘Elective’ Orthopedic Surgeries

Most knee- and hip-replacement surgeries are necessary and time-sensitive, experts say (Voorhees, N.J…) The Virtua Joint Replacement Institute (JRI) in Voorhees, N.J., is bustling with activity after suspending non-emergent surgeries for nearly 10 weeks. Although the team remained in regular communication with its patients – particularly those whose surgeries were postponed – the surgeons were unable to perform standard knee-replacement and hip-replacement surgeries due to statewide orders in response to the coronavirus pandemic. “I think people are starting to recognize that the term ‘elective surgery’... Read more →

NJ Publishes Formal Stringent Drinking Water Standards for PFOA and PFOS

TRENTON - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection today officially published its adoption of stringent, health-based drinking water standards for perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS), chemicals that are extremely persistent in the environment and have been linked to various health problems in people. Under rules published today in the New Jersey Register, the DEP formally established maximum contaminant levels, or MCLs, of 14 parts per trillion for PFOA and 13 parts per trillion for PFOS. The rules also add these chemicals... Read more →

How Being Active in Sports Is Beneficial to Your Academics

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 3, 2020)--Sports and other physical activities do more for you than keep you healthy, increase your muscle size, or help you lose weight. Still, these remain the significant reasons pushing people towards committing to a gym membership or a daily run. There are cognitive benefits that come with keeping to an active schedule. Students from every educational level stand to gain numerous advantages by participating in physical exercises both in and out of school. Improve Your Memory and Enhance Your Creative Thinking Skills The... Read more →

CNB Consumer News: Hurricane season 2020 and COVID-19

June 1, 2020 by Colleen Tressler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC June 1 is the official start of hurricane season, and now is a great time to make a plan to deal with weather emergencies. Especially because this year, we have the added concern of the COVID-19 pandemic, including what you need know if you have to go to a shelter. (Hint: it involves packing hand sanitizer and masks.) Extreme weather events, like hurricanes and other natural disasters, can occur with little warning, and the effects... Read more →

How News Is Impacting Modern Education

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 3, 2020)--The human race has made tremendous progress in the past years, and history documents every step of our progress. Many things have changed and shaped us into who we are today. We can all agree that communication has been the driving factor for every improvement, and when technology advanced, things took another direction. In essence, news impacts the way we do things ultimately affect education. We have progressively enhanced the superiority of our lives for the information we acquire. It assists us in... Read more →

Gloucester Twp PD Alert: June is PTSD Awareness Month

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--June is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month. Recently, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, gave a statement on the importance of this challenging and debilitating condition. PTSD is an anxiety disorder that some people develop after seeing or living through an event that caused or threatened serious harm or death. PTSD may result in sleep problems, irritability, anger, recurrent dreams about the trauma, intense reactions to reminders of the trauma, disturbances in relationships, and isolation. Some... Read more →

Real Money Casino

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Amy Kennedy Releases LGBTQ Policy, Endorsed by Equality PAC

“We as a society, have a responsibility to address the injustices the LGBTQ community is facing” Brigantine, NJ – Today, honoring LGBTQ History and Pride Month, Amy Kennedy, candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s second district, released an LGBTQ Policy, detailing her commitment to advancing and protecting the rights of the LGBTQ community. Kennedy was also endorsed by the Equality PAC and Congressman David Cicilline(RI-1), Co-Chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus. Kennedy pledges to pass the Equality Act, ensure access to healthcare, support the... Read more →

 Summer at Mason Gross School of the Arts Returns, Register Today

Registration open NOW for Rutgers Community Arts Virtual Summer Programs New Brunswick, N.J. – Summer at Mason Gross School of the Arts returns with 15 reimagined programs in Art & Design, Dance, Music, and Theater, including Kids Create! arts immersion camp for children entering grades K-8. Programs span 1–2 weeks and are available beginning July 6 through the end of August. Participants ages 5–18 can explore, create, and perform under the guidance of Rutgers faculty from the comfort of home. As a response to COVID-19... Read more →

Stress Management: How to Stay Energized Throughout the Day

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 3, 2020)--There are times when having an optimistic mindset is not enough to keep stress at bay. When you have to deal with responsibilities at home while at the same time trying to remain productive and energized to get the job done, it can be quite overwhelming. It is no wonder why so many people believe that there is no way to be productive without even a little bit of stress on the side. Fortunately, you do not have to resign yourself to a... Read more →