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July 6, 2020

Rutgers Outlines Plans for Fall Semester

July 6, 2020 – The fall semester at Rutgers University will combine a majority of remotely delivered courses with a limited number of in-person classes, President Jonathan Holloway said today. President Jonathan Holloway shared plans for the fall 2020 semester The decision was not made easily or hastily, Holloway said, but was made due to the uncertainty regarding the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the increase in cases in other areas of the country and in consultation with public health experts and university leaders. “We have wanted very fervently to be able to resume some version of a normal semester,”... Read more →


WOODBURY TRAFFIC ALERT: Rt. 45/Mantua Pike Closed for RR Crossing Repairs Tuesday

(Trenton) (July 6, 2020)--– New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the start of a railroad crossing rehabilitation project that will require a ten day closure and detour of Route 45/Mantua Pike starting tomorrow in Woodbury Heights, and Woodbury, Gloucester County. Beginning at 7 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, July 7, until 7 p.m., and continuing daily Monday through Friday, July 17, Route 45/Mantua Pike will be closed and detoured in both directions between the New Jersey Turnpike and Harrison Ave/Mt. Laurel Road. Construction will remove the existing railroad crossing and replace it with a new concrete crossing, as well... Read more →


Philadelphia Coast Guard Rescues Woman Stranded Near Rancocas Creek Sunday Night

PHILADELPHIA (July 6, 2020)--– The Coast Guard rescued a woman that was stranded on an aground jet ski near Rancocas Creek, New Jersey, Sunday night. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center were notified by Burlington County dispatch at 9:50 p.m. of a woman in need of assistance after running a jet ski aground. Burlington County Fire Department boats were unable to enact a rescue due to the vessel being surrounded by deep mud. A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City was launched to recover the woman from the aground... Read more →


Carl P. Geibel, of Haddon Township, formerly of Gloucester City, age 57; GCHS Alumnus

Haddon Township, NJ, originally from Gloucester City. On July 5, 2020. Age 57. Born in Camden, NJ, he was the son of the late Eleanor Geibel and Carl F. Geibel. Brother of Lisa, Mariellen, John (Shannon) and Matt. Uncle to Dana Roberts (Todd), Tyler Geibel (Lenny), Kassidy Schmidt (Maddie), Jordan Schmidt, Julian Geibel, Dane Geibel, and great-uncle to Quinn Roberts. Carl was raised in Gloucester City and a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School and attended Northeastern University. He worked for Avaya for a number of years in Florida before moving back to New Jersey in 2012. Carl was a... Read more →


Woman Found Dead from a Gunshot Wound in a Camden City Home

Camden City, N.J. (July 6,2020)--– Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman inside a home on the 2900 block of Congress Rd., according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki. Police responded to the home around 12:30 p.m. on July 5 for a report of a woman not breathing. When they arrived, they found Lateemah Leavy, 37, of Camden, dead from a gunshot wound in an upstairs bedroom. Detectives continue to investigate the events that led up to Leavy’s death. If you have any information on this crime, please contact... Read more →


New Jersey's iVoterGuide Provides Background Info on Candidates; Primary Tuesday

TRENTON—State primaries and local races around the nation are especially significant this election year, and iVoterGuide is helping to ensure that voters everywhere are informed before they head to the polls. “Regardless of how they cast their votes, Americans want accurate, well-researched information and trusted guidance in order to remove all uncertainty from the most important part of voting—making the right choice,” said iVoterGuide President Debbie Wuthnow. “The greatest threat to our republic is not delayed election results or even fraud, but ill-informed voters. Now more than ever, Americans need readable, honest, comprehensive facts about candidates and issues, such as... Read more →


Three Mistakes Parents Make Talking to Middle School Kids

Encourage open communication by avoiding these common conversational pitfalls. by: Valle Dwight | Great Schools Versión en español Talking to middle school kids can be a bit of an art. When you’re ready to sit down and have a chat with your adolescent — whether it’s to find out how his day went or to discuss more serious topics like homework, his behavior, or his friends — there is definitely a right way and a wrong way to do it. And if you happen to try the latter, you may well run smack-dab into a dead end. “Talking to our... Read more →


Face of Defense: From Peru to U.S. Navy Chief

BY KATIE LANGE, DOD NEWS A lot of young people come to the United States looking for a better life, and many join the military as part of their journey. Navy Chief Petty Officer Ubaldo Huaromo, 54, is no exception. Navy Chief Petty Officer Ubaldo S. Huaromo Job Title: Material Management Division Leading Chief Petty Officer and Transportation Officer Hometown: Ancash, Peru Stationed: Diego Garcia, British Indian Territory Unit: Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka, Site Diego Garcia Growing up in Ancash, Peru, he never expected that he'd be traveling the globe managing supplies for the world's greatest... Read more →


New COVID-19 Relief Pennsylvania Statewide Small Business Assistance Program

The COVID-19 Relief Pennsylvania Statewide Small Business Assistance program is a new program from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania that will provide grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to small businesses that have been economically impacted by COVID-19. More information about the program can be found on a new website set up for the grant program. The website includes important details for prospective applicants including: Application period for first round of funding. Eligibility requirements for businesses, including priority criteria. Potential grant amount for your business. What business owners can prepare now for their application. Eligible businesses will be able to use... Read more →


24 hour Garage Door Service Near Me in Connecticut

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 6, 2020)--The security of the house is of primary importance for every homeowner, and when it comes to arrangements of the garage, people’s worries and anxiety increase. The garage is the place where we people often store valuable things and, of course, park our car. That’s why it should be protected. If you have a garage or only think of building it, we advise you to care about its security and maintenance. Moreover, you should be cautious and ready for any situations that can occur. To avoid finding a professional specialist in case of an emergency, save the contacts... Read more →


CNBNews Travel: (Video) DisneyMagic Adventures at Home – Rhône River Cruise

by Jonathan Frontado, Public Relations Director, Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney and Disney Vacation Club Our “Adventures at Home” have taken you on a safari expedition to South Africa and a western-style journey to Montana and Yellowstone National Park. Today’s virtual trip by Adventures by Disney invites you to embark on a luxurious river cruise and sail through the south of France and the beautiful region of Provence. So, gather the famille, grab your boarding passes and get ready for an “Adventure at Home: Rhône River Cruise.” 1. Bienvenue à Bord (Welcome Aboard) Prepare to set sail along the... Read more →


What To Do? Youth Hunger And Malnutrition Continue To Grow

(NAPSI)—According to the United States Department of Agriculture, in the U.S., more than 12 million children receive free or reduced-price breakfast at school, and more than 29.7 million get lunch through the national school lunch program. For many, school meals are the only consistent food they get in a day and, while many school districts have continued distributing meals during the pandemic shutdown, when the school year ends, so do school meals. But there is hope and help. Helping children grow up strong and healthy are companies and non-profit organizations that provide kids with free meals when schools are closed.... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': Hair Bump

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor My hair hates me. If I make plans to go out with a friend or I have an appointment with a doctor or even if I decide to take a walk, my hair senses it and reacts. I get a hair bump. In the greater scheme of things this isn’t a big deal. However, my personal hair bumps look toxic. “What happened?” I am asked. “Are you all right?” “Just a hair bump,” I say as I try to flatten it. My bump reacts by growing larger as if in retaliation for the pressure of my... Read more →


Video: Beware of Work-At-Home Scams

by Sachit Gali Intern, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC As the Coronavirus continues to spread, you may be looking for ways to make money without ever stepping foot outside your door. Maybe you saw an ad online for a business coaching program you can do from your living room. Or maybe you got a call about getting paid to stuff envelopes from your dining room table. While these might look like easy ways to earn quick money and stay safe at home – most of these jobs are scams. Watch this video to learn how you can be... Read more →


Face of Defense: Spc. Vincent Sebastian Ibarria, 21, from San Antonio, Texas

Spc. Vincent Sebastian Ibarria, 21, died Friday in a vehicle rollover in Farah, Afghanistan. FACEBOOK The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. Spc. Vincent Sebastian Ibarria, 21, from San Antonio, Texas, died as the result of a vehicle rollover accident, July 3, 2020, in Farah, Afghanistan. The incident is under investigation. Ibarria was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York. RELATED: FACE OF DEFENSE AMERICAN HERO Read more →


PA Governor Defers Enforcement of Mask Mandate to Local Officials and Businesses

By Christen Smith | The Center Square Gloucestercitynews.net files image courtesy of https://www.awesomeinventions.com/ (The Center Square) – Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s latest mask mandate issued this week – though “expanded” to include outdoor activities – still comes with zero enforcement, leaving it up to local officials, businesses and residents alike to decide whether they will comply. “We are relying on the good sense and cooperative spirit of Pennsylvanians to follow the Secretary of Health’s mask-wearing requirement order, and at this time law enforcement will not be charged with enforcing this latest order with citations for noncompliance,” said Lyndsay Kensinger, Wolf’s... Read more →


Officer Down: K9 Leo Succumbs to Heat Exhaustion following Training Exercise

K9 Leo Wake Forest Police Department, North Carolina End of Watch Wednesday, July 1, 2020 WAKE FOREST, NC (July 1, 2020)--K9 Leo died from the effects of heat exhaustion following a training exercise. He was rushed to a local veterinarian when he showed symptoms of heat exhaustion. He was released for observation but was taken back to the vet when his condition worsened. He passed away the following day. K9 Leo had served with the Wake Forest Police Department for three years. Breed Labrador Retriever Gender Male Age 3 Tour 2 years INCIDENT DETAILS Cause Heat exhaustion Incident Date Tuesday,... Read more →


RECOLLECTIONS OF A KOREAN WAR ERA DRAFTEE

by Joe Ball | CNBNews Contributor Training 1951: Joe Ball, a 21-year-old draftee with his M-1 the rifle of the time at Camp Breckenridge, KY. Note the bayonet scabbard on his left leg. Remembering Rifleman Training I’m going to be in a book. It probably will not be read by many people – but I’m still flattered. The book is about the U.S. Army’s Camp Brekinridge, Kentucky, in the year 1951, during the Korean War. That’s where thousands of draftees were sent to train to be infantrymen. I was one of them ********* The author is Anne Audette, of Westland,... Read more →