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July 4, 2020

Ambrosino Cleans House, Disavows A Now-Former GOP Club President

Barrington GOP is rebuilding with excellent candidates HADDON HEIGHTS – Camden County Republican Chairman Rich Ambrosino today asked county Republicans to ignore a Facebook page using the name “Barrington NJ Republicans OFFICIAL.” “Admittedly we accepted someone without first vetting him. It’s a mistake we will not make again,” Rich Ambrosino said. “Since becoming chairman I’ve said on multiple occasions that we better do a good job policing ourselves, generally speaking we’ve done a good job doing so. Only a year ago we disavowed a freeholder candidate and now must do the same with Nick Peronace.” Ambrosino continued, “Unfortunately, it came... Read more →


Happy 4th of July

Drone footage of fireworks over Lake Hopatcong captured by YouTube user Rick Knox. During part of the show (which lasts about 3.5 minutes), you’ll feel like you’re actually going right THROUGH the display, according to Onlyinyourstate.com source https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/ Read more →


Catholic Schools in the Camden Diocese Planning for the 2020-21 Year

The Catholic Star Herald The following letter, dated July 1, 2020, was sent to parents of Catholic school students. Dear Catholic School Parents, Activity at Catholic schools across South Jersey related to planning for the 2020-2021 school year accelerated last week based on new information received from two important sources. First, we are extremely grateful for the 3,404 complete survey responses that parents of South Jersey Catholic school students submitted. We learned that 77% of parents found that the remote learning experience for their children was adequate or excellent, with 84% reporting that their child’s school did as well as... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: FLEAS!!

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor It’s allergy time and that means Fido spends the better part of his day scratching! He’s being driven mad by bug bites, pollen, and his arch enemy, the flea! There are plenty of topical and oral medications on the market that boast about their power to get rid of fleas and other summer pests. But be sure to research these products before you purchase them! Some can be harmful to your dog! The best tool to find out about a medicine’s effectiveness is the Internet. Be sure to look on a site that is not paid... Read more →


MVC Licensing Centers, Vehicle Centers Expand Services to Walk-in Customers July 7

Limited Operations Include New Licenses, New Registrations TRENTON – MVC Licensing Centers and Vehicle Centers will be open starting Tuesday, July 7, with major changes to the way the MVC has traditionally done business. Perhaps the biggest overall change to MVC operations is that every agency has been designated either a Vehicle Center (no license transactions) or a Licensing Center (no registration transactions). Check the MVC website for the appropriate location for your transaction. In Vehicle Center agencies, MVC will be processing vehicle transactions only: Registration/title transfers for private sales. New registrations/titles, individual and in bulk. Salvage titles. License plate... Read more →


NJ Student-Athletes represent Alvernia on MAC Academic Honor Roll

READING, PA (07/02/2020)-- The following local college student-athletes students were named to the Middle Atlantic Conference Academic Honor Roll: Tyler Barrett, of Mays Landing (NJ) and graduate of Oakcrest High School , earned the honor as a member of Men's Track and Field team while studying Sport Management at Alvernia University. Jacob Mesey, of Marlton (NJ) and graduate of Cherokee High School , earned the honor as a member of Men's Track and Field team while studying Sport Management at Alvernia University. Qnyera Hinton, of Mays Landing (NJ) and graduate of Oakcrest High School , earned the honor as a... Read more →


Maple Shade PD: Not all types of fireworks are legal in NJ

This weekend as we celebrate the 4th of July, MSPD would like to remind everyone, that not all fireworks are legal in NJ. Though there were minor changes to the laws in 2017 that now makes things like sparklers legal, many fireworks are still illegal. Below is the current law on Fireworks and Explosive devices in NJ. https://www.nj.gov/labor/lsse/laws/Fireworks_Act_Sale.html#32 21:3-2. Sale, possession or use prohibited; exceptions a. It shall be unlawful for any person to offer for sale, expose for sale, sell, possess or use, or explode any blank cartridge, toy pistol, toy cannon, toy cane or toy gun in which... Read more →


Moravian College Names NJ Students to Dean's Honor List

BETHLEHEM, PA (07/01/2020)-- Bethlehem, PA, Moravian College announced the names of the students named to the Dean's Honor List for the Spring 2020 semester. Students who carry three or more course units during the fall or spring term and attain a GPA for the term of 3.50 or higher are placed on the Dean's Honor List. Please click here to see the Dean's Honors List for Spring 2020. Matthew Anderson of Tabernacle was named to the Moravian College Dean's Honors List for Spring 2020. Carlos Barnes of Egg Harbor Township was named to the Moravian College Dean's Honors List for... Read more →


Circa Resort & Casino Accepting Reservations for World's Largest Sports Book

First Bookings Available for Stadium-Style Sports-book in Downtown Las Vegas on October 28 For renderings of Circa’s rooms and suites, click here. LAS VEGAS – With the debut of Circa Resort & Casino – Downtown Las Vegas’ first ground-up casino in four decades – set for October 28, the highly anticipated property is now taking reservations for the world’s largest sportsbook. Sports fans can be amongst the first to enjoy the three-story sports destination by reserving their spot at www.circalasvegas.com/sportsbook. With the return of professional sports on the horizon, Circa will be the premier sportsbook for fans to celebrate their... Read more →


Coast Guard, partner agencies promote safe boating during Fourth of July weekend

SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard urges mariners to exercise vigilance and caution Thursday for the upcoming holiday weekend as celebrations are expected to increase the presence of boaters on the waterways. Pictured is a Coast Guard Sector San Diego created poster featuring examination decals displayed by charter vessels. If a charter company takes more than six passengers out on federal waterways, the vessel should have a valid Coast Guard Certificate of Inspection posted in a visible location along with an inspection decal. Smaller passenger vessels carrying six or fewer passengers are not required to have a Certificate of Inspection... Read more →


Catholic Priest in Indiana Suspended for Comparing Antifa and Black Lives Matter to Taliban

By James Crump , The Independent•July 2, 2020 CARMEL, INDIANA--The suspension of Father Theodore Rothrock was announced Wednesday by the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana, which represents 24 Indiana counties. Rothrock was the pastor of St. Elizabeth Seton Parish in Carmel. In a June 28 bulletin to his parish, Rothrock compared antifa and Black Lives Matter organizers to the Taliban in “the obliteration of our history.” “The brutal murder of a black man in police custody has sparked a landslide of reaction to the alleged systemic racism in America,” Rothrock wrote. “On the heels of the Covid sequestration, the bottled-up tension of... Read more →


High Levels of HABs in 9 Lakes including Greenwood Lake & Spruce Run

New Jersey currently has nine lakes with high levels of harmful algal blooms that are either closed or under advisory. Seven lakes, including Spruce Run Reservoir, are at an orange ‘advisory’ alert level, which means that public beaches are closed according to DEP’s new mapping tool and new color- coded warning system. Three lakes, including Greenwood Lake, are at a blue ‘watch’ alert level. Earlier this year, DEP released a new warning system that actually weakened standards. Beaches used to be closed at 40k cells/mL, and now they aren’t closed until cell counts exceed 80k cells/mL. “As we’re heading into... Read more →


New Jobs Section for Philadelphia's Tourism and Hospitality Industry

Page Features Hotel & Restaurant Jobs Now, With Museum & Attraction Job Opportunities To Come PHILADELPHIA, July 2, 2020 – VISIT PHILADELPHIA® today announced the launch of visitphilly.com/jobs, a centralized job resource for Greater Philadelphia’s tourism and hospitality industry to help make it easier for people to get back to work. The page currently features hotel and restaurant jobs and will soon expand to include employment opportunities at museums and attractions, making it a convenient, one-stop shop for those looking for jobs in tourism. Instead of going to individual hotel and restaurant sites to search for opportunities, job seekers can... Read more →