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July 30, 2020

Down The Shore: Avalon's 8th Street Jetty Reconstruction Project Nearing The End

The Avalon Borough Council received a report on Wednesday, July 22nd from Business Administrator Scott Wahl and Municipal Engineer Tom Thornton regarding the reconstruction of the 8th Street jetty. The jetty was compromised during Winter Storm Jonas with its resiliency performance compromised during the storm. The Borough has received a generous grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to reconstruction the jetty that results in greater protection for the north end, a deceleration of sand displacement from north end beaches, and of course, a safer recreational fishing experience. The contractor anticipates to be off the beach by July 31,... Read more →


Appel Farm Veggie Cart Feeds Families this Summer!

Through a combination of awards from generous funders, Appel Farm Arts & Music Campus is delighted to provide food to families in need, adults and children alike, this summer. While many families are home for the summer months from school, parents can bring their family closer together by teaching their children how to cook using easy-to-prepare meal kits that contain a main entrée and sides, including but not limited to tacos, spaghetti and sauce, mac and cheese, baked ziti, subs/hoagies, baked chicken, chicken parmesan, meatloaf, fresh fruit, cereal, French toast sticks, and more. Each meal kit will serve a family... Read more →


Van Drew Announces Grants for Cape May County Airport and for Millville Airport

CAPE MAY- Today, Congressman Jeff Van Drew announced that Cape May County Airport will be receiving an Air Improvement Program grant (AIP) totaling more than $2.7 million (more than $2.3 million previously unannounced). The AIP will be used for improvements to the runway and runway lighting at the airport. Van Drew also announced two more additional Air Improvement Program Grants (AIP) in South Jersey. Included in the grants were $11.2 million for runway improvements at Atlantic City International Airport, and $1.4 million for Millville Municipal Airport in Millville for improvements to the Apron portion of the airport. “This is a... Read more →


Communicating COVID with Amit Raizada 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 30, 2020)--As the COVID-19 pandemic has blanketed our nation in uncertainty, Americans are increasingly turning to authority figures for reassurance. While this often means the federal, state, and local authorities, businesses—some of our country’s most prominent institutions—play a unique role in keeping their teams and their communities calm and appraised. But how should business leaders address publicly address the pandemic? In so delicate a situation, the capacity for missteps is endless. A careful tone must be struck, one that shows deference to the tragedy and evinces hope for a brighter future while avoiding blame, fear, and conspiracy. We sat... Read more →


CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED SONGWRITER AND VETERAN PERFORMER STEVEN KEENE SET TO RELEASE NEW SINGLE

— “THEM & US” Inquisitive Statement On Human Conflict And Social Divisivenes Available Via All Digital And Streaming Outlets--Friday, August 28, 2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Indie singer/songwriter and recording artist, Steven Keene, is set to release his new single, “Them & Us,”* in late August. Written and produced by Keene, and recorded at Shore Fire Recording Studios in Long Branch, NJ, the original tune will be available Friday, August 28, 2020 via all major digital retail and streaming outlets (Amazon/iTunes/Pandora/Spotify/Tidal). Addressing human conflict on a wider scale, "Them & Us” touches on social divisiveness encompassing race, nationality, political affiliation and... Read more →


EPA Region 2 Continues to Address PFAS on the State and Local Level

NEW YORK (July 29, 2020) Aggressively addressing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) continues to be an active and ongoing priority for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Today, EPA Region 2 highlighted efforts to help communities in the region address the exposure pathway risks from per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and the agency’s constructive engagement to manage the potential PFAS environmental impacts. EPA Region 2 is taking a proactive approach to address PFAS and is accelerating efforts to expand scientific knowledge about PFAS. In July alone, EPA has made significant progress implementing the PFAS Action Plan —the most comprehensive cross-agency... Read more →


University of Kentucky Study Provides New Insight on Colorectal Cancer Growth

Newswise — A new study by researchers at the University of Kentucky identifies a novel function of the enzyme spermine synthase (SMS) to facilitate colorectal cancer growth. SMS is an enzyme that produces spermine from spermidine, which has been shown to be important for cell growth. However, excessive accumulation of spermidine can have harmful effects on cell viability. How cancer cells maintain a relatively high level of spermidine but below the toxic threshold to facilitate tumor growth is not well understood. A group led by the Markey Cancer Center researcher Qing-Bai She, a professor in the UK College of Medicine’s... Read more →


Jefferson Health New Jersey is ranked as the 9th-best hospital

Jefferson Health New Jersey is ranked as the 9th-best hospital in New Jersey and the 11th-best in the Philadelphia metropolitan area in the just-released “Best Hospitals” ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Comprised of three acute care hospitals – located in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township – Jefferson Health New Jersey is also “Recognized in Southern New Jersey” in the rankings for its quality care. U.S. News & World Report also praised Jefferson New Jersey as “High Performing” in four specific clinical areas: Congestive Heart Failure, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Knee Replacement surgery and Hip Replacement surgery.... Read more →


Preparing for the Vice Presidential Announcement with CAWP

At the March 15th Democratic presidential debate, former Vice President Joe Biden pledged to select a woman as his running mate, should he win his party's presidential nomination. With his selection imminent, prepare for the announcement with experts and resources from the Center for American Women and Politics, a unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University. Expert Availability CAWP experts and scholars are frequently called upon by national, local, and international media to provide analysis and data insights about American politics. Debbie Walsh, Director. Walsh has worked at the Center since 1981, through the elections of 1984... Read more →


Leader and Some Members of Luchese Crime Family Sentenced to Life in Prison

For Murder, Racketeering, And Other Crimes NEW YORK, Ny--Audrey Strauss, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that MATTHEW MADONNA, the Acting Boss of the Luchese Family, CHRISTOPHER LONDONIO, a Matthew Madonna, age 82 soldier in the Luchese Family, and TERRENCE CALDWELL, an associate of the Luchese Family, were sentenced today to life in prison following their conviction for the 2013 murder of Michael Meldish, conspiracy to commit racketeering, and other felonies. A jury convicted MADONNA, LONDONIO, CALDWELL, and Steven L. Crea, the Underboss of the Luchese Family, on November 15, 2019, following a... Read more →


Democrat Wolf Tells GOP House to Censure Member

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf told House Republican leaders on Thursday they should censure a member of their party who released a statement Gloucestercitynews.net files appearing to mock a cabinet official. “Abhorrent, disrespectful, dangerous,” Wolf said. “There are no words that adequately describe my disdain for the antics Rep. [Russ] Diamond displayed in his latest missive.” Diamond, R-Lebanon, drew the governor’s scorn after publicizing a statement Wednesday that equated the public shame residents experience for not wearing masks during the pandemic to the decades of discrimination faced by the LGTBQ... Read more →


Norcross Votes to Pass $50 Billion Child Care Stabilization Fund, $900M for NJ

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today voted to pass H.R. 7027, the Child Care is Essential Act, and H.R. 7327, the Child Care for Economic Recovery Act, to create a $50 billion Child Care Stabilization fund and invest in child care so that providers across New Jersey have the resources they need to safely reopen. Without adequate investments in the child care industry, families across the country will be unable to return to work. New Jersey could lose 147,889 licensed child care slots, approximately 54% of the child care supply, if the federal government does not provide... Read more →


Assurance maladie collective Qu'est-ce qu'un régime d'assurance maladie collective?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 30, 2020)--Les régimes d'assurance-maladie collectifs offrent une couverture à un groupe de membres, généralement composé d'employés de l'entreprise ou de membres d'une organisation. Les membres du groupe santé reçoivent généralement une assurance à un coût réduit car le risque de l'assureur est réparti sur un groupe d'assurés. Il existe de tels plans aux États-Unis et au Canada. image courtesy of Ashkjan Forouzani unsplash.com Comment fonctionne l'assurance maladie collective Les régimes d'assurance maladie collective sont souscrits par les entreprises et les organisations, puis proposés à ses membres ou employés. Le régime d'assurance collective exige généralement une participation d'au moins 70%... Read more →


Were You Injured in an Industrial Accident?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 30, 2020An oil refinery is an industrial processing plant where crude oil is refined into a number of petroleum products such as gasoline, diesel, kerosene, paraffin wax, asphalt, tar, and liquefied petroleum gas. Oil refineries are an important part of the American economy, and refineries offer a large number of jobs to local oil and gas workers. Gloucestercitynews.net files Anyone living in the country knows the risks inherent in working at a refinery, such as explosions, gases, and chemical spills, fires, and other occupational illnesses associated with oil. Unfortunately, most of these accidents could be completely avoided if safety... Read more →


Washington Football Team Study: Americans Say Leadership Responsible for Toxic Culture

Arlington, Va., July 29, 2020 – In the wake of the most recent scandal facing the Washington Football Team, new national research finds that Americans believe accountability for a toxic culture lies broadly – with ownership, employees who acted unethically or illegally, and employees who witnessed mistreatment but did not report it. Moreover, more than three-fourths of respondents agree that victims should be compensated. In research from Eagle Hill Consulting, respondents indicate that when an organization has a lengthy, sustained issue with toxic culture: Perpetrators should be fired (91 percent). Those who witnessed the mistreatment but did not report it... Read more →


Millville Public Firearm Range Open

Range Improvements at Millville WMA July 29, 2020 MILLVILLE, NJ--The Division is excited to unveil the recently renovated public firearm range located on Millville Wildlife Management Area. The upgraded training range is now open to licensed hunters and their guests. Upon arrival at the range, shooters will immediately notice: A covered firing-line Eight new individual shooting stations, including one ADA-compliant station Reinforced downrange concrete baffles Improved parking area The Millville WMA firearm range is unique, as it is the longest (just over 200 yards) range managed by the Division. The new bench rests and seats provide a stable platform for... Read more →


How to Send and Receive Faxes Online by Email or Computer

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 30, 2020)--The fax was, at one point in time, an important piece of machinery for a big upmarket office. With the advent of computers, the internet and email, faxes gradually went out of fashion. However, still today there are some offices which will ask you to send an important set of documents by fax. Well, if you are planning to buy a fax machine for just that purpose, we suggest you might hold out on that plan. You can use the computer and email to send faxes to your clients. Sending Fax Using Just Computer Well, there are two... Read more →


Startups face these marketing challenges that Ej Dalius considers to be the biggest handicap

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 30, 2020)--Startups get handicapped due to lack of resources like people and money. In many cases, it is not unusual to see entrepreneurs going solo to realize their dreams. On top of it, they have limited consumers, and some may even do the hard work of selling their idea first to develop consumer awareness if they are introducing a product or service that is one of its kinds in the market. Moreover, a lack of knowledge about the market and consumers might be the undoing of many image courtesy of Karine Germain/unsplash.com startups, which often blur their vision about... Read more →


Trump Announces Historic Action to Lower Drug Prices for Americans

WASHINGTON, DC, (JULY 29, 2020)--President Donald Trump took historic action to deliver lower prescription drug prices to American patients. The President signed four Executive Orders on drug pricing directing the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to take several steps to deliver for American patients lower costs on prescription drugs, including insulin and epinephrine, and ensure Americans are getting the lowest price possible for their drugs. The executive orders instruct HHS to take a number of actions: End a shadowy system of kickbacks by middlemen that lurks behind the high out-of-pocket costs many Americans face at the pharmacy counter.... Read more →


EPA Administrator Wheeler Touts Superfund Accomplishments after 40 years

PHILADELPHIA (July 28, 2020) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler today commended the cleanup work that’s been done at the Atlantic Wood Industries, Inc., site in Portsmouth, Virginia, and the Nansemond Ordnance Depot site in Suffolk, Virginia, as outstanding examples of cleanups, restoration and land reuse. “As we celebrate EPA’s 50th Anniversary, we are proud to showcase the Superfund clean-up efforts in Atlantic Wood Industries and Nansemond Ordnance Depot in Virginia,” said Wheeler. “We remain committed to turning these spaces into economic and recreational assets for generations to come.” The Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act... Read more →


Online Casino Vs the Classic: What’s a Better Option

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 30,2020)--Ardent players love land-based casinos because of the excitement and amazing atmosphere that they provide. Thanks to the rapid advancement of technology, online casinos have grown tremendously over the past few years. Sine more and more land-based casinos are being shut down, online casinos are thriving at the moment. Online casinos offer lots of advantages that players can’t ignore. If you’ve been wondering which type of casino you should use to access your favorite games, keep reading! Pros of online casinos Privacy Online casinos offer players privacy while playing their favorite games. No one can distract or stop you... Read more →


Mega Millions Jackpot $22M; 1 Ticket Wins $40000

TRENTON (July 29, 2020) – There was one third-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Tuesday, July 28, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. The ticket was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $40,000. That ticket was purchased at Kings Mahwah Truck Stop, 130 Route 17 S., Mahwah in Bergen County. In addition to the second and third-tier prizes won, 23 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Six of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option,... Read more →


Ocean Casino Resort Creates Awareness With #OneLoveOneHeart

For Families Impacted by COVID-19 ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (July 29, 2020) – Ocean Casino Resort recently filmed a series of TikTok videos featuring various team members around the property to create awareness for UNICEF’s #OneLoveOneHeart initiative. The purpose of the #OneLoveOneHeart campaign is to bring people together to help children and their families recover from the impacts of COVID-19 and to rebuild a better world from it. Ocean Casino Resort will be posting their TikTok videos featuring its team members as well as TikTok videos filmed for the campaign for the next three Wednesdays - July 29, August 5 and... Read more →


How to overcome challenges - Marketing tips EJ Dalius 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 30, 2020)--Entrepreneurs are all about expanding their businesses. And, to do that, there are several vital aspects that you need to concentrate on at the same time. You need to go over the details regarding the finance, promotion as well as marketing. The trick is to resolve every challenge that crops up in your way. Eric Dalius on small business entrepreneurship challenges image courtesy of Nikita Kachanovsky/unsplash.com Here is something that you need to understand regarding start-up ventures and small businesses right from the get-go; it is quite a challenge to master all the hurdles, and the only way... Read more →


Saving Money on the Cost of Replacement Windows

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 30, 2020)--There is no doubt the cost of replacement windows can be high. While the cost of replacing one or three windows can be affordable for most homeowners, when it comes to replacing the windows in the whole home, that can break your bank balances. Naturally, homeowners would gravitate to low-cost windows and decide to DIY in order to save on labour costs. Though experts will not agree with that, it is one of the ways most homeowners opt for. However, there are other ways you can choose that reduces the cost of replacement windows, and at the same... Read more →