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August 2020

Delaware Fish and Wildlife Police Arrest Two Suspect in Stolen Vessel Incident

DOVER DELAWARE( AUGUST 25, 2020)--DNREC Fish and Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested Matthew Tortu, 24, and Travis Gooding, 21, both of Coatsville, Pennsylvania on August 22 for multiple felony criminal charges and boating violations in response to and after investigating a report of a stolen vessel. The suspects were allegedly observed before daybreak on August 22 in a vessel aground on a sand bar in the Indian River Bay by other boaters in the area who reported the incident and that the vessel occupants were not the owners of the subject vessel. Natural Resources Police officers responded to the report and arrested Tortu and Gooding at the site upon determining that the Maritime Skiff vessel had been stolen earlier that morning from Tuckahoe Acres where... Read more →


TO THE POINT:  High School/College Students engage in summer research through remote U.S. Army program

Led by Rutgers University‒Camden scientists CAMDEN CITY— Makeda Smalls is spending the summer immersed in cutting-edge research in Jinglin Fu’s Rutgers University‒Camden chemistry lab that could lead to methods that can rapidly diagnose illnesses, including coronavirus. “I have already learned so much new information in just this short amount of time, that it amazes me,” says Smalls, a Lindenwold resident. “Research as an undergraduate gives you real-world experience you don’t get in class.” Smalls, a biochemistry major entering her senior year, is among seven Rutgers‒Camden undergraduates, two graduate students, and two high school students from Lincroft, N.J., and Stafford, Va., participating in the research sponsored by the U.S. Army Education Outreach Program. During the 10-week program from June 15 to Aug. 31, the students are... Read more →


Amy Kennedy Announces District-Wide Virtual Town Hall Series

Brigantine, NJ – This week, Amy Kennedy launched 8 Counties, 8 Weeks, 1 South Jersey, a district-wide virtual town hall series. Amy is also touring small businesses in every county of the district to learn about the impacts of the pandemic on small business owners. Amy Kennedy said, “The pandemic has changed a lot in our communities, including how we are campaigning. One thing that hasn’t changed is our commitment to reaching out to the people of South Jersey, to listening to the struggles and challenges people are facing and to providing productive solutions to help.” “For too long the people of South Jersey have been ignored by our representatives in office. Now more than ever, we need real leadership that will serve the people,... Read more →


Substitute Teachers Needed for Gloucester City Public Schools

County: Camden Gloucestercitynews.net files Posted Date: 8/25/2020 Expiration Date: 9/24/2020 CITY: Gloucester City NJ Description Remember your favorite teacher? You could be THAT teacher! Gloucester City Public Schools and Kelly Education are seeking talented teachers to fill various Building Substitute positions at all grade levels for the 2020-2021 school year. No experience needed! This is a great way to boost your resume, gain valuable teaching experience and help you start building your educational network. Whether you are looking for a building sub role, a long-term position, or a flexible schedule, we can be your backup plan for the 2020-2021 school year! Copy https://bit.ly/3gGjAxX to start your career today! You can also call 856-406-6015 or email KELLYEDNJ@kellyservices.com with questions! We look forward to helping you with... Read more →


Philadelphia Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

PHILADELPHIA PA--The Free Library of Philadelphia's Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH), as part of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress (NLS) serves Pennsylvania residents who have difficulty reading due to a physical impairment, a reading disability, or a vision challenge. Please view the Eligibility page for more details. If the standard print has become difficult to read for you, a friend, or a family member, please call 800-222-1754 or 215-683-3217. LPBH offers a wide variety of services for customers throughout the Commonwealth. Some are available on-site, and many are available free through the mail via our partnership with Carnegie Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in Pittsburgh. In addition, LBPH staff provides outreach statewide... Read more →


Congressman Norcross: America Needs To Build Back Better

By Donald Norcross COVID-19 continues to rage, our economy is officially in a recession and across the nation people are standing up to injustice and crying out for change. Clearly, America needs new leadership. Our country must have a comprehensive strategy to not only defeat COVID-19, but address the economic crisis and growing racial disparities. Joe Gloucestercitynews.net files Biden has a plan to do it, which is why he and Kamala Harris are the steady, principled leaders that this moment demands. Even if the Coronavirus “magically disappears,” the systemic racial, social and economic inequalities that the pandemic has exposed will continue to drag us down until we take action. That’s why Biden, as the Democrats’ presidential nominee, has put forward a “Build Back Better” plan... Read more →


HELP WANTED: Full-time Amazon Package Sorter

Bonus + Benefits Your First Day (Logan Township) - Full Time Amazon - Gloucester City, NJ Posted on 08/24/20 (Ref: NJGiMUEnY2) Full-time Warehouse Team Member Shifts: Overnight, Early Morning, Day, Evening, Weekend Location: Logan Township , NJ - 2320 Center Square Rd Logan Township, NJ 08085 Job opportunities vary by location. We update postings daily with open positions. Hourly pay rate: Earn min $15.25 and a $500 sign-on bonus. Full-time jobs available now. Benefits start on your first day. Training is provided, no experience necessary. Join our fulfillment center team that gets orders ready for people relying on Amazon deliveries. Choose from a variety of full-time shifts and start getting health care benefits, a 401(k) savings plan, pre-paid tuition assistance, paid time off, and more.... Read more →


Will The Rise of Online Bingo Have an Effect on Philly’s Bingo Halls?

Source: Flickr (AUGUST 26, N2020)Philadelphia is renowned for having an abundance of bingo halls, with the pastime being hugely popular in the city and surrounding area. Indeed, there are countless options for lovers of the game, from Wellington Hall to Bustleton Bingo. With online bingo on the rise, though, these physical locations could be at risk of losing a lot of business if they don’t move forward with the changing landscape in the industry. Bingo hall owners need to examine why the industry has boomed so much on the internet, and investigate ways to replicate its success. How Did the Internet Change Bingo? In the pre-internet days, the only people who could play bingo were those who had a bingo hall in their vicinity. This... Read more →


Alleged Drug Dealer David Bender of Delran Charged with Causing Death of Customer

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina, Delran Township Police Chief Alfonso A. Parente Jr., and Riverside Township Police Chief William T. Eliason announced that a 27-year-old Delran drug dealer has been charged with causing the death of a Riverside customer who fatally overdose on fentanyl in late 2018. David Bender, of the Hunters Glen apartment complex on Route 130, was charged with Strict Liability for Drug-Induced Death (First Degree) and Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Third Degree). He was taken into custody on August 20 by Delran Township patrol officers and lodged in the Burlington County Jail in Mount Holly pending a detention hearing in Superior Court. The case will then be prepared for presentation to a Burlington County Grand Jury for possible indictment. The... Read more →


High blood sugar? Can Growth Hormone help you?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 25, 2020)--People may not realize just how dangerous high blood sugar is, but having chronic high blood sugar causes a host of other health problems both short-term and years into the future. What is High Blood Sugar? Your blood contains sugar. Your body creates sugar by the way it processes food. High blood sugar is an indicator of diabetes. There are two types of diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 typically requires insulin from the beginning it is diagnosed while Type 2 can be controlled with proper diet and exercise. Eventually, many Type 2 patients will find themselves on medication to control their blood sugar. There are some that will end up taking insulin as a means to keep blood sugar under... Read more →


Murphy's Proposed Budget Will Force More Residents and Businesses To Leave New Jersey

Gloucestercitynews.net files By Dave Lemery | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has sought to portray himself as a fiscally cautious, business-friendly leader since taking office. But following his budget address Tuesday, it was evident that many in the business community were not on board with that portrayal. One proposal that specifically drew ire was Murphy’s plan to tax millionaires. The New Jersey chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business said that such a tax would likely fall on its members, including those who might be millionaires on paper but live on narrow margins to keep their businesses afloat. “The millionaire’s tax will hurt small business owners who retire and sell their business as a retirement nest egg... Read more →


Fall High School Sports Will Resume in Pennsylvania Despite Gov. Wolf's Reluntance

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Fall school sports resumed Monday after a two-week delay amid ongoing discussions with Gov. Tom Wolf over whether it was safe to proceed. The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) said Friday it would leave the decision up to local districts, many of which had already developed robust social distancing plans meant to limit the spread of COVID-19 among students and staff. “PIAA is committed to providing a season for all sports and all student-athletes in the upcoming school year and will continue to remain flexible,” the organization said Friday. “The PIAA Board of Directors also voted that based on local school decisions, the PIAA will monitor school participation in fall sports and may pursue... Read more →


 How to Protect Parcels Before Delivery

(August 25, 2020)--Parcels need to arrive intact. Your recipients will feel terrible if they see that the items are damaged. Protecting the packages isn't only dependent on your chosen delivery company. You also have to prepare well before sending them out for delivery. Use a brand-new box Unless you can find a recyclable delivery box, you shouldn't recycle it. New boxes are useful in protecting the items inside. If used several times, they no longer provide protection as reliable as the first use. Don't hesitate to buy quality containers if you sell fragile items. Paying for another round of delivery is more expensive than investing in a quality box. Invest in internal packaging Regardless of the nature of the products you deliver, internal packaging needs... Read more →


How to Remove a A 34,000 lb Structure From an Iconic Bridge

Question: How do you safely remove a massive overhead sign from the region’s busiest bridge? The answer, which includes a lot of planning and careful execution, sounds easy enough, but it’s much more complicated. In the early morning hours of August 12, 2020, crews removed an approximately 34,000 pound gantry from the Walt Whitman Bridge. The gantry is original to the bridge, which opened to traffic in 1957. Workers in place to begin the process of removing the 63-year-old gantry However, weeks before its removal, the pre-planning was in full swing to pull off such a large task. Originally, the plan called for the complete closure of the Walt Whitman Bridge from 11 p.m.-5 a.m. That plan changed when it was determined that preparation work... Read more →


Fatal Shooting in Camden City, 27-Year-Old Dead

Camden City, N.J. – Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that happened near the intersection of Kolo St. and Sheridan St. in Camden Monday night, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki. Gloucestercitynews public service announcement Police received a ShotSpotter notification for the 1600 block of Kolo St. around 11 p.m. When they arrived, they found Michael Twiggs, 27, of Camden, lying near a walkway suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Twiggs was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. Detectives continue to investigate the homicide and ask anyone with information to call CCPO Det. Jeremy Jankowski at 856-397-3485 or Camden County Metro Det. Sean Miller at 609-706-6590. Tips can also be emailed to ccpotips@ccprosecutor.org. Read more →


Bloomsburg University Awards Degrees at Spring Commencement

BLOOMSBURG, PA (08/25/2020)-- Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania congratulates the nearly 1,100 students who received their academic degrees on Aug. 8, 2020 in a virtual ceremony. The overall grade point average necessary for honors distinction is: cum laude (with distinction) 3.5 - 3.74 overall average; magna cum laude (with great distinction) 3.75 - 3.94 overall average and summa cum laude (with highest distinction) 3.95 - 4.0 overall average. Danielle Adornetto, of Lumberton, NJ, graduated with a degree in Nursing BSN. Alexis Derrickson, of Brigantine, NJ, graduated with a degree in Communication Studies BA. Trevor Elm, of Swedesboro, NJ, graduated with a degree in Communication Studies BA. Amanda Fleisher, of Egg Harbor Township, NJ, graduated with a degree in Speech Path & Audiology BS. Kayla Harris, of... Read more →


McDaniel College Senior Hannah Thomson of Pennsauken Awarded Fellowship

WESTMINSTER, MD (08/24/2020)-- Hannah Thomson, a senior at McDaniel College from Pennsauken, has been awarded a Summer Intern Fellowship from the college's Center for Experience and Opportunity (CEO). Thomson, who is a double major in biology and psychology, has conducted undergraduate research with Yale University. She was originally planning to work at the institution's Child Study Center to gain hands-on experience in their genetics research lab, but the summer research was moved to a virtual environment due to COVID-19. This summer, Thomson has been focusing on meta-analyses of the prevalence of dermatillomania, which is known as a skin-picking disorder, and trichotillomania, a hair-pulling disorder. "I've really enjoyed working on these meta-analyses because there is a deficit in research on trichotillomania and dermatillomania, especially for how... Read more →


Letters to the Ed: Vote for Independent Council Candidates Bill Groff & Sandy Valdez

With Bellmawr's local election in November, I am supporting Independent Council candidates Bill Groff and Sandy Valdez. As a resident of Bellmawr for 30 years, I have been attending Council and Caucus meetings for the past ten years. Current Councilman Jim D’Angelo has served 24 years on Council; and its time for someone else to have an opportunity to serve. During his 24 years on Council , incumbent Jim D'Angelo has failed to offer any substantial reforms in changing the way local government operates. Furthermore, he voted for the elimination of the Business Administrators position. This was a key position, and a key link to improved relations for residents ensuring compliance in many legal and regulatory items. In addition, current Council Members and Mayor Sauter... Read more →


Alloway Man Suffers Fatal Injuries in Boat Accident

By MADDY VITALE/Somer Point News OCEAN CITY NJ (August 25, 2020)--State Police identified two men Thursday, August 20 who were thrown from a boat that washed ashore on a north end beach in Ocean City the day before. As a result of the Wednesday morning accident, Philip Azzante, 59, of Alloway, Salem County, suffered fatal injuries, according to State Police. The operator of the boat, George Boos, 73, of Thorofare, Gloucester County, was transported to an area hospital. Details about the relationship between Azzante and Boos were not released at this time and authorities are still investigating what led to the accident. Authorities received a call at 11:58 a.m. Wednesday about an unoccupied boat. Troopers from the State Police Atlantic City Marine Station were first... Read more →


HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Gateway Regional vs. Gloucester HS, Wednesday, 10AM

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--Gateway Regional vs. Gloucester City High School Football 2020 Gloucestercitynews.net files Watch Live Here: http://scoopy.sport-lovers.org/hsfootball.php Gators vs Lions The Gloucester City (NJ) varsity football team has a home non-conference game vs. Gateway Regional (Woodbury Heights, NJ) on Wednesday, August 26 @ 10am Gloucester City High School Stadium, Market Street and U.S. Route 130 source Facebook Events Read more →


CNB Business: Striker Leases Blackstone's sculptural Lotus 315 in record time

Clifton, NJ, August 19, 2020—Luxury apartment firm Striker Leasing announces a fully-leased marquee mixed-use building in seemingly record-breaking time. The site is in East Orange, NJ, now brimming with tenants who are reveling in its inspired silhouette and high-life amenities. The project marks Blackstone 360’s fourth luxury project and first mixed-use development in East Orange. To realize their vision of creating "true connection within the community through our developments," Blackstone 360 chose Striker as the exclusive firm of record for both Lotus 315 and its sister asset, Aura 240,” says Alina Zafar, Blackstone 360 director of marketing and corporate relations. “The team at Striker is helping translate our vision into meaningful relationships with the Lotus residents." Since the Striker takeover of Lotus 315 on September... Read more →


THE FUTURE OF FALL INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS IN THE 17 ARCHDIOCESAN HS

PHILADELPHIA PA (August 24, 2020)--Today, all school families, administrators, faculty, and staff in the 17 Archdiocesan high schools located throughout the five-county regions received a joint letter from Sister Maureen Lawrence McDermott, I.H.M. Ph.D., Superintendent for Secondary Schools for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, and Irene Horstmann Hannan, Chief Executive Officer of Faith in the Future. The letter was in regard to the status of interscholastic athletic competition for the fall season. The full text of that letter is below. Since the emergence of the coronavirus as a national health emergency last spring, we have worked diligently to maintain the health and safety of each member of every school community while continuing to provide an educational product of unparalleled excellence. As the landscape of the pandemic... Read more →


NJ Has A Cash4Life Winner !

One New York Lottery Player Wins $1,000 a Day for LifeTRENTON (August 24, 2020) – One New York Lottery CASH4LIFE ticket matched the five white balls and the Cash Ball drawn for the Friday, August 21, drawing winning the $1,000 a day for life grand prize. In New Jersey, 9,620 players won $50,827 in cash prizes ranging from $2 to $500 with 2,136 of those tickets doubling their prize with DOUBLER. The winning numbers were: 03, 30, 38, 40 and 60. The Cash Ball was: 03. The DOUBLER add-on feature doubles the $2,500 third-tier prize to $5,000 when added to a gameplay for an additional $1 per play. It also doubles all of the other tier prizes. The $1,000 a day for life and $1,000... Read more →


Norcross Claims He Voted To Protect Democracy/Livelihoods; Record Suggests Otherwise

“Making the claim his vote was to protect the livelihood of anyone is nonsense.” COLLINGSWOOD – Claire Gustafson, Republican candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s First Congressional District, said today it was “shameful” for Congressman Donald Norcross to suggest he voted in favor of a $25 billion post office bill to “protect our democracy” and “livelihoods” of Americans. On Saturday Donald Norcross took to social media to say, “Today, I voted to protect not only the US Postal Service but our democracy & the lives & livelihoods of millions of Americans.” He went on to add, “Trump & his Administration’s blatant attempts to undermine our democracy will not go unchecked.” “I truly wish Donald Norcross would start being honest with the people of the First... Read more →


Small businesses and product promotions - Ej Dalius highlights affordable marketing ideas

(AUGUST 25, 2020)--Are you a small business entrepreneur? If yes, then you will resonate with the issue with limited cash. Typically, small businesses start with specific savings and keep spending to launch the company officially. It takes time to earn revenues, good profits, and a favorable ROI. Hence, the small business firms keep spending from their minimal savings for their marketing, branding, and promotional activities. Currently, when the world is suffering from a pandemic, small businesses need to get back to business and start operating. For this, it is necessary to promote their existing products using pocket-friendly marketing tactics. Why does Eric J Dalius think product promotion is essential? Our economy is still recovering from market instabilities caused by the global pandemic. Several companies had... Read more →


Why should small businesses opt-in for cost-efficient marketing ideas? Inputs by Ej Dalius

(AUGUST 25, 2020)--It is not sufficient to launch a business and then get complacent about it. There are times when small business owners tend to do that. The main reason for this is the limited cash. You will need some money to translate your marketing strategies into action. For instance, if you have added billboard or electronic media advertising as a part of your outdoor marketing strategy, you will have to execute the same by investing in a billboard ad design template and a television media ad shoot. Small businesses might not have the budget to accomplish every grand and costly marketing strategy that they have planned. Hence, it is necessary to say yes to ideas that would cost less and yield the best results.... Read more →


One Jersey Cash 5 Winner, worth $1,813,783

Second Largest Jersey Cash 5 Jackpot Ever Won in Parsippany TRENTON (August 24, 2020) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $1,813,783 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Friday, August 21, drawing. The winning numbers were: 12, 14, 31, 37, and 41 and the XTRA number was: 04. The retailer will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for the winning ticket sold. That ticket was sold at Parsippany News & Food Store, 182 Holsey Rd., Parsippany in Morris County. “Congratulations to the winner of this incredible all-cash jackpot! We encourage the winner to sign the back of the ticket, make a copy of both sides and put it in a safe place, and contact Lottery Headquarters at 609-599-5875 to arrange to... Read more →


Ej Dalius throws light on the cost-effective small business marketing ideas during the pandemic for a garment brand

(AUGUST 25, 2020)--The majority of business owners didn't see the COVID-19 coming! Also, the established organizations with more capital and human resources didn't have a crisis management system ready to fight this pandemic. When it comes to small business companies, you can imagine the challenge they underwent and are still suffering from trying to resume operations. One of the sectors adversely affected by the pandemic is the small business garment brands. People have slowed their purchase of garments and attires because they are afraid of the contamination rates. Here the small business companies dealing in garments need to come up with smart, cost-effective marketing ideas. Eric J Dalius on using Instagram The garment brands aren't in a stage to promote new products. Hence, it's smart... Read more →


Delaware's Hunting Season Starts Sept. 1

Delaware Hunting Seasons Opening in September Gloucestercitynews.net files Hunting Opportunities Available at State Wildlife Areas Hunters in Delaware can start their 2020/21 hunting season Tuesday, Sept. 1 with the opening of mourning dove, archery and crossbow deer and resident Canada goose hunting seasons. Hunters can hunt teal starting Saturday, Sept. 12 and gray squirrel starting Tuesday, Sept. 15. Hunting season dates and hunting hours for seasons opening in September: Dove: Sept. 1 to Oct. 5 for first season split (½ hour before sunrise to sunset)* Archery and Crossbow Deer: Sept. 1 to Jan. 31, 2021, including Sundays (½ hour before sunrise to ½ hour after sunset) Resident Canada geese: Sept. 1 to 25 (½ hour before sunrise to sunset) Teal: Sept. 12 to 30 (½... Read more →


Ej Dalius's views about cost-effective marketing hacks during COVID-19 for small businesses

(August 25, 2020)--It seems that the COVID-19 pandemic is here to stay. After a series of complete and partial lockdowns, economists and market researchers have realized that companies and organizations need to function under the current pandemic reality. People are trying to follow the social distancing and other safety protocols until the medical community comes up with a correct remedy for the virus. Sometime back, small businesses have also started getting back to operation. It is essential to market their service and products after a lull by implementing affordable marketing strategies. Cost-efficient marketing – The Eric J Dalius way Small businesses have limited cash. Based on the current situation, small business companies must hold on to their savings to survive any other emergency. Eric J... Read more →


Mega Millions Jackpot $57M, Friday Next Drawing

TRENTON (August 24, 2020) – The Mega Millions drawing on Friday, August 21, drawing produced 17 players that matched four of the five white balls drawn making e ach ticket worth $500. Three of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $1,000. Moreover, 20,876 other New Jersey players took home $81,726 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400. The winning numbers for the Friday, August 21, drawing were: 11, 15, 31, 42, and 63. The Gold Mega Ball was 14, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 02. The next drawing will be held Tuesday, August 25, at 11:00 pm. All New Jersey Lottery Mega Millions tickets must be purchased before 10:45 pm to participate in the drawing. Mega Millions tickets cost... Read more →


Dispose of Your Junk Car the Easy Way through a Professional 

Today countless people are planning to dispose of their old vehicle. Here a smart and convenient choice will be to contact a professional scrap or junk car service, provider. Not convinced yet as to how they can help you then keep reading further. Benefits Galore When you take the help of a professional such as Junk Car Genie cash for cars to sell your vehicle, you can benefit in the following ways, Save Time - First and foremost, when you join hands with a professional in this field, they will help you to save ample time along with your effort and energy. On the other hand, when you prefer this as a DIY task, it will end up consuming a lot of your time. An... Read more →


de Blasio's COVID-19 Shutdown Hurting Bus Companies

Private bus companies in New York City area face falling ridership, suspending operations amid pandemic By Sarah Downey | The Center Square (The Center Square) – With the COVID-19 pandemic causing severe cutbacks in the number of commuters riding buses to New York City, DeCamp Bus Lines, the oldest private bus company in New Jersey, recently suspended operations after 150 years. The Montclair-based company started out with stagecoaches in 1870, and had managed through catastrophic events before. But when service resumed in June, ridership was roughly 400 people a day, down from a typical 6,000. The decline was not sustainable, company CEO Jonathan DeCamp told The New York Times. The private bus industry has been particularly hard hit by the government-mandated closures and stay-at-home orders... Read more →


Talcum Powder and Asbestos – What Are the Alternatives?

(AUGUST 25, 2020)--Though they have tried time and time again to defend and debunk the carcinogen health claims that their talcum powder product has faced, it has been to no avail. Johnson & Johnson have officially been forced to cease the sale of talcum baby powder due to overwhelming asbestos claims. But now that the greatest offending product from the talcum sphere has been dealt with, who or what remains in the fight against asbestos exposure and its cancerous implications? More products than you might realize, most of which you are probably using right at home, and not just for your baby. Let’s take a look at some of them. Cosmetics Thanks to its moisture-absorbing properties, talc is oftentimes used in cosmetic products such as... Read more →


What Your Credit Score Is, and Why It Matters

August 25, 2020)--Knowing and understanding your credit score allows you to better manage your finances. Some people think they can avoid credit altogether, however, there will certainly come a time when you will need to use it. If you haven’t prepared in advance, you will be in a difficult position. Fortunately, by being responsible with your spending, anyone can build a solid credit history. Why It’s Important Your credit is used for many things. It is easy to think that you don’t need to worry about it if you aren’t planning to buy a house or car soon. Many utilities will run a check to determine if you need to pay a deposit, and car insurance companies give more competitive rates to those drivers with... Read more →


Cape May County Prosecutors Office Releases Video of Wildwood Police Arresting Suspect

WARNING THE VIDEO MAY BE DISTURBING TO SOME INDIVIDUALS The video shows the suspect, center, resisting arrest from the time he was removed from the pizzeria until he was placed into custody outside of the restaurant. A woman with her back to the camera can be seen trying to stop the police from doing their job. ~CNBNews screenshot A video camera from a nearby store captures the police officer on the ground striking the suspect with his fists after the individual ignored the officer's repeated request to stop resisting. ~CNBNews screenshot The entire time the Wildwood Police were trying to cuff the suspect associates of the individual continued to harass the police officers by interfering with his apprehension CNBNews screenshot from the video The video... Read more →


Federal Judge Halts Lawsuit Against Pennsylvania Ballot Collection Rules

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – A federal judge halted a lawsuit filed in June against Pennsylvania election officials regarding the state’s ballot collection procedures, preferring instead for lower courts to rule on the issue first. Nicholas Ranjan, of the U.S. District Court in the Western District of Pennsylvania, said in a filing Sunday that his order will “apply the brakes … and allow the state courts to weigh in and interpret the state statutes that undergird Plaintiffs' federal- constitutional claims. "After carefully considering the arguments raised by the parties, the Court finds that the appropriate course is abstention, at least for the time being,” he said. President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, the Republican National Committee, and four GOP congressmen... Read more →


PHILADELPHIA THE CITY OF BROTHERLY LOVE IS DEAD!

2 dead, at least 11 shot — including six teens — since Saturday night in yet another violent Philly weekend (GLOUCESTERCITYNEWS.NET)--PHILADELPHIA PA (August 24, 2020)--The gang wars, shootings and homicides continued this past weekend in Philadelphia. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, six teenagers were shot, one fatally. The gunfire resumed late Sunday afternoon and ending the life of a 29-year-old man, police said. In all, 11 people were shot this weekend, according to police. In the fatal shooting Sunday morning, police said, a 16-year-old boy was shot outside on the 2200 block of West Diamond Street in North Philadelphia shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday and ran to the southwest corner of Van Pelt and Diamond Streets, where he collapsed. Witnesses in a nearby car started... Read more →


I-295/Route 130 northbound lane closures this week

bridge deck resurfacing project begins in Gloucester County Bridge over Mantua Creek will be resurfaced with Ultra High Performance Concrete (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the start of a pilot program to test the effectiveness of Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC) as a bridge deck overlay. The pilot project is being carried out in two contracts – one that will resurface the I-295/Route 130 northbound bridge deck over Mantua Creek and a second that will resurface three bridge decks in North Jersey. The I-295/Route 130 northbound bridge over Mantua Creek project is a $1.7 million state-funded contract that begins tonight with overnight lane closures and traffic shifts in West Deptford, Gloucester County. The following lane and ramp closures are... Read more →


Encouraging Innovative Technology To Boost New Jersey’s Manufacturing Industry

(New Jersey)(August 24, 2020)-An initiative from New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program Inc (NJMEP), designed to stimulate job growth in the manufacturing industry throughout the state, has recently received full support from the Senate Labor Committee. New Jersey has been home to a thriving manufacturing industry for the past 200 years and was central to the birth of the American Industrial Revolution. Although hit by the recent economic downturn, manufacturing is still a top performing industry in New Jersey, and companies in Gloucester City produce a range of products from precision machine components to industrial packaging. To support the growth of businesses further, a long-term aim of NJMEP has been to help manufacturers embrace the latest innovative technologies which are increasingly employed in the industry. Inspecting... Read more →


Protecting Your Home Against Extreme Weather 

Gloucestercitynews.net(August 24, 2020)--Your home is your castle, and you want to do everything you can to protect it. One of the biggest threats to your house is the weather but taking a few simple steps can defend it against the worst excesses of Mother Nature. So, here are a few things you can do to give your home an extra level of protection. Winds When strong winds start to pick up, anything that isn’t properly stored or tied down is likely to cause damage or even personal harm. There are all sorts of outdoor shelters and replacement cover kits that are a great starting point. If a storm is brewing, you need to be even more alert for objects that could get blown around such... Read more →


80 Percent of NJ Restaurant Employees Still Out of Work Because of Murphy's Unreasonable Lock Down

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – About 80 percent of restaurant workers in New Jersey are still unemployed, according to information shared during a roundtable discussion hosted by New Jersey Assemblyman Brian Bergen. Gloucestercitynews.net files New Jersey’s restaurant industry employs about 300,000 workers, and most of them have not returned to work, according to information from the New Jersey Restaurant and Hospitality Association. Republicans are continuing to criticize Gov. Phil Murphy for keeping businesses, especially restaurants, closed during COVID-19, and one Democrat is asking Murphy to consider a regional reopening plan. Murphy is allowing outdoor dining and curbside pickup but that is not enough to keep restaurants open, the group said in the discussion. Curbside pickup actually hurt restaurants, said... Read more →


Lessons For Living

By Joe Ball | CNBNews Contributor Being in business for over 50 years, and living 80 years, I have met a lot of people. I have learned from them, plus from my own experiences. Following are some of the remembered lessons: 1.) Stay away from lawyers. 2.) Have an open mind, and an open door. 3.) Find a way to reach your goals. 4.) Have a strong, firm handshake. 5.) Do not hear the first “No”. 6.) Do it now. 7.) Persevere. Persevere. Persevere. 8.) Give before you get. 9.) Be yourself. 10.) Don’t try to make the last dollar. Let other people live. Avoid being the richest person- -in the cemetery. 11.) Do business only when it’s (A.) Honest, (B.) Profitable, (C.) Without grief.... Read more →


Mantis Eggs Concealed in Computer Gaming Mouse Found by Philadelphia CBP

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists in Philadelphia have seen many insects, mostly as hitchhikers stowing away on a produce shipment or burrowed into wood packaging material, but finding mantis eggs inside a computer gaming mouse is a first. CBP discovered mantis egg masses concealed inside a PC gaming mouse. CBP officers initially x-rayed a parcel on August 7 that was manifested as a wireless computer gaming mouse from Spain and detected anomalies inside the computer mouse. Officers examined the mouse and discovered three brown sacks and a live insect concealed inside the mouse. Officers preserved the sacks and insect inside a sealed evidence bag and turned it over to CBP agriculture specialists. On August 11, CBP agriculture specialists, working with U.S.... Read more →


Losing Electrical Power for Days Not Acceptable Say New Jersey Lawmakers

image unsplash.com By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Angered by long lag times after tropical storm Isaias, New Jersey lawmakers are encouraging utility companies to have a backup plan to prevent widespread power outages during storms. The Assembly Telecommunication and Utilities and Homeland Security Committees held a joint hearing on the outages that occurred after Isaias. Assembly Telecommunication and Utilities Chairman Wayne DeAngelo and Assemblywoman Angela McKnight issued statements after their joint hearing on the widespread utility outages occurring after the storm. “We’ve seen this time and time again,” DeAngelo said. “With many residents working from home, losing power for days at a time is unacceptable. There must be a better utility management plan in place for storms.” Republican lawmakers... Read more →


NJ/PA Helping Hands: A Local, COVID-19 Relief Organization

SOUTH JERSEY, (August 24, 2020)--When the COVID-19 pandemic heightened in March, a group of Stanford University students based in the Los Angeles area noticed a desperate need for help in the at-risk community. Within a month of starting their cause, lahelpinghands.com had formed over 200 matches, providing grocery and prescription pickups to seniors across the city. Eventually, they partnered with the LA Mayor’s office to enhance this goal. When Stanford student Kyle D’Souza returned to South Jersey, he partnered with Danica Bajaj, a family friend, to replicate Los Angeles’ success in New Jersey and Philadelphia. In a few weeks, they had partnered with over 8 organizations to provide delivery and virtual companionship services to at-risk families. Additionally, they debuted a virtual tutoring program for financially... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Ranger Brendan Unitt Drowns Searching for Missing Boater

Ranger Brendan Unitt Larimer County, Colorado--Ranger Brendan Unitt, age 27, drowned when he was thrown from his patrol boat while searching for a missing boater on Horsetooth Reservoir at about 9:30 pm. Other boaters called authorities when they discovered Ranger Unitt's boat adrift on the reservoir. His body was located at approximately 3:30 am the following morning. It is believed he was thrown from the boat when he encountered extremely strong winds gusting at more than 30 mph. Ranger Unitt had served with the Larimer County Department of Natural Resources for six months. RELATED: Via Officer Down Memorial page CNB Crime Blue Line CNBNews Tips and Snippets CNBNews Point of View BREAKING NEWS published Gloucestercitynews.net | August 4, 2020 Read more →


Nicole Lee Giuliano, of Gloucester City

Nicole Lee Giuliano (Gloucester City, NJ)--We are sad to announce that on August 21, 2020, we had to say goodbye to Nicole Lee Giuliano (Gloucester City, New Jersey). Family and friends can light a candle as a loving gesture for their loved ones. Leave a sympathy message to the family in the guestbook on this memorial page of Nicole Lee Giuliano to show support. She was predeceased by: her grandparents, Alfred Giuliano, Emily, and Carl Slingluff. She is survived by: her parents, Marc S. Giuliano and Cheryl L. Giuliano; her brother Michael Giuliano; and her grandparent Shirley. She is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins. A viewing will be held on Friday, August 28th, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at... Read more →


Atilis Gym Owners in Bellmawr Are Now Involved in Politics, Backing Rik Mehta For Senate

Trumbetti and Smith are backing Rik Mehta for the US Senate in New Jersey (Gloucestercitynews.net)BELLMAWR, NJ-(August 24, 2020)--Effective today August 21, 2020, Frank Trumbetti and Ian Smith are pleased to announce their support for candidate Rik Mehta for the United States Senate in New Jersey. Rik Mehta won the Republican Primary for NJ Senate seat and will now face Democrat Cory Booker (photo courtesy of SWARAJYAmag.com magazine) Trumbetti and Smith have declared their location, 363 West Browning Road, Bellmawr is a Rik Mehta for Senate Rally Location. “Since the State says we can no longer operate we will not. Starting today we intend to hold rallies at our location every day until the election.” This is not about political party, this is about supporting someone... Read more →


9 Ways to Stay Safe When Traveling

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 24, 2020)--Traveling is an exciting adventure and a positive experience, but there is always a lot that could go wrong. What matters most when traveling is your own personal safety and taking care of yourself. Keep a Copy of Important Documents With important documents such as your passport, airplane tickets, or driving license, always be sure to make a copy. You can then take the copy out with you for identification purposes and leave your original copy behind safely in a hotel safe, for example, to avoid the risk of losing important documents. It’s also a good idea to back them up with a photo on your phone, or keep an electronic record of details such as flight times. Don’t Post All Your Locations... Read more →