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June 7, 2020

Black Lives Matter Event Peaceful, No Issues

UPDATED WITH PHOTOS by Soles Leaving Proprietors Park the crowd walked to Monmouth Street The protestors head east on Monmouth Street Proprietors Park, Gloucester City NJ Proprietors Park, Gloucester City NJ Prayers said at the Epiphany Church (Monmouth and Sussex Sts) Prayers said at St. Marys Church (Monmouth and Atlantic Sts) by Dawn O. Watson | CNBNews Contributor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (June 7, 2020)(CNBNewsnet)—An estimated 150 to 200 people came out to the Black Lives Matter protest on Sunday, June 7 held at Proprietors Park, King and Jersey Avenues. The event was organized by Vanessa Lamb, a Gloucester City resident.... Read more →


PATCO'S Increased Weekday Service Begins Monday, June 8

Trains will operate every 15 minutes on weekdays starting June 8 Starting Monday, June 8, 2020, PATCO will increase the frequency of weekday service with trains departing every 15 minutes instead of 20 minutes. The increase in service comes as ridership is expected to increase as COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease in the Greater Philadelphia region. At the start of the pandemic, ridership remained 7-10% of normal levels and has currently increased to 10-12%. Ridership is expected to increase in the coming weeks as reopening phases begin. PATCO will continue to monitor ridership and make additional, real-time service adjustments as... Read more →


How to Choose the Best Growth Marketing Agency for your Startup

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 7, 2020)--If you’re a startup that’s trying to grow you have a couple of options. You can either hire a growth marketer in-house or you can outsource it to freelancers. Another option that startups have, but often don’t consider due to the higher pricing, is just hiring an agency to manage everything from PPC, SEO, Content, to even social media marketing. When to consider a growth marketing agency This is a tough question because it really does depend on a variety of different factors. Like how far ahead are you in product development, do you have a big enough... Read more →


Federal Trade Commission Issues Consumer Warning

June 5, 2020 by Seena Gressin Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC Worried about getting sick with COVID-19 or making ends meet because of a pandemic-related job loss? You may see social media posts offering an answer. Some posts advertise products that they say can prevent or treat COVID-19. Others offer the chance to join a multi-level marketing company (MLM) and make lots of money selling the products to people you know. But, before declaring your worries are over, read on to learn about the problems with these pitches. Today, the FTC sent warning letters to six MLMs.... Read more →


Guest Opinion: There are no words, but somehow we must find them

Our hearts break at the pain experienced across the country this week. We are outraged at the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, Oscar Grant, Nia Wilson, and countless others as a result of the police brutality and systemic racism that perpetuate these injustices. Now is no longer a time for reflection, it’s time for action. We stand by our Black colleagues, readers, and partners. We are committed to fighting this fight with you and will not be silent to racial inequality and injustice. We’re living in a moment that keeps getting described as unprecedented. And... Read more →


9 Elementary Schools and I High School Closing in the Archdiocese of Newark

, 2020 NEWARK, NJ --(June 7, 2020)--Ten Catholic schools - nine elementary and one high school around northern New Jersey - will close at the end of the academic year, the Archdiocese of Newark has announced. NJ.com reports that the 10 schools will continue online learning through the end of the year, in line with Gov. Phil Murphy’s order aimed at curbing the coronavirus pandemic in the state, The schools closing: Academy of St. Therese of Lisieux in Cresskill, St. Anne School in Fair Lawn, Trinity Academy in Caldwell, Good Shepherd Academy in Irvington, Our Lady Help of Christians School... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Participates in Virtual NJ Law Enforcement Torch Run

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (June 7, 2020)--Gloucester Township is very proud of the athletes of Special Olympics New Jersey not just for the 2020 Virtual Summer Games, but throughout the year. Our #GTPD Officers are also proud to participate annually in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics New Jersey, even though this year was quite different from other years. Gloucester Township Police Department was honored to participate and represent Camden County in this Special Olympics NJ 2020 Virtual NJ Law Enforcement Torch Run VIDEO, which can be viewed here! : https://youtu.be/mk-bnyidbzQ Address/Location Gloucester Township Police Department 1261 Chews Landing... Read more →


Betsy Ross Bridge/Route 130 ramp closures Monday

Repair project advances in Pennsauken; Signed detours will be in place for one month (Trenton) (June 6, 2020)-- – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced that the ramp from the Betsy Ross Bridge/Route 90 eastbound to Route 130 will be closed and detoured for approximately one month as a concrete repair project advances in Pennsauken, Camden County. Beginning at 7 a.m., Monday, June 8, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, is scheduled to close and detour the ramp from the Betsy Ross Bridge/Route 90 eastbound to Route 130. This closure will allow the contractor to repair the concrete deck,... Read more →


Because of the Unrest at Home the United States Vulnerable Abroad

“Recent developments could have a profound and enduring impact on American influence,” writes CFR President Richard Haass. “Unless the United States is able to come together to address its persistent societal and political divides, global prospects for democracy may weaken, while friends and allies of the United States may rethink their decision to place their security in American hands, and competitors may dispense with some or all of their traditional caution.” “The example the United States sets at home and the image it projects abroad can either magnify American power or detract from it,” explains Haass. Terrible images of a... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Andres Garcia Jimenez of Egg Harbor Township, NJ, has been named a Presidential Scholar at Clarkson University POTSDAM, NY (06/02/2020)-- Andres Garcia Jimenez of Egg Harbor Township, NJ, a senior majoring in aeronautical engineering, was named a Presidential Scholar for the spring 2020 semester at Clarkson University. Presidential Scholars must achieve a minimum 3.80 grade-point average and carry at least 14 credit hours. Alison Louie Named to President's List at Plymouth State University PLYMOUTH, NH (06/02/2020)-- Alison Louie of Mount Laurel, NJ, has been named to the Plymouth State University President's List for the Spring 2020 semester. To be named... Read more →


4200 People Have Been Tested for COVID-19 in the City of Camden

(Camden City, NJ) – Since launching its first testing site at Cooper’s Poynt Waterfront Park on April 1, the Camden County Freeholder Board and its health care partners have tested more than 4,200 residents for COVID-19 in the City of Camden. Across the Board’s three Camden City testing sites, an average of 103 residents were tested through 41 testing days between April 1 and June 2. More than 1,600 of these residents utilized “walk-up” access to the sites, which was intended to serve residents lacking access to reliable transportation. “The significant proportion of walk-up patients speaks to the importance of... Read more →


Philadelphia Archdiocese High Schools Graduate the Class of 202

Baccalaureate Masses and Commencement Exercises scheduled virtually this year for Catholic high schools throughout the five counties of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA PA (June 7, 2020)--Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and the need to follow various health and safety guidelines set forth by governmental agencies, Baccalaureate Masses and Commencement Exercises for the 17 Archdiocesan high schools are being held virtually this year. Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez filmed an individual message for each high school as well as a global message for the Class of 2020. Both messages are being shared as part of the commencement exercises for Archdiocesan... Read more →


72 Percent of All Coronaviruses in Camden County Occurred in Long Term Facilities

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (June 5, 2020)(CNBNews)--A study of Long Term Care Facilities (LTC) in Camden County reveals that those in charge of those institutions were unprepared to respond to the COVID-19 virus, didn't have the necessary resources, and were too slow to respond to a crisis. The report showed that more than 72 percent of all coronavirus related deaths in Camden County occurred in these LTC institutions. Camden County Freeholder Louis Cappelli Jr. issued the following statement below is by Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli Jr. regarding recommendations from the review of New Jersey’s LTC facilities. “The coronavirus pandemic has laid... Read more →