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September 12, 2020

“WANNA BET?” PREMIERS NATIONWIDE, SUNDAY SEPT. 13 

NEW YORK (Sept. 11, 2020) – Sports Garten Network (SGN), as part of a national syndication agreement with United Stations Radio Networks and Gow Media’s SportsMap, has announced that its flagship program, Wanna Bet?! Weekend Edition, will officially debut nationwide this Sunday, Sept. 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET. Starring host Tom Barton, Wanna Bet?! will feature insightful and entertaining sports talk along with credible wagering intelligence in a format that appeals to all sports fans, including the casual fantasy football follower as well as serious bettors. In addition to affiliates secured by United Stations, the shows will also... Read more →


Montgomery County DA ALERT: Dangerous Fentanyl Pills Circulating in the Area.

PHILADELPHIA MAN ARRESTED FOR TRAFFICKING FENTANYL DISGUISED AS OXYCODONE PILLS NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Sept. 10, 2020) — Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele and Upper Merion Township Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police Thomas M. Nolan announce the arrest of Leon M. Wright, 33, of Leon M. Wright Philadelphia, on felony charges of Possession With Intent to Deliver, Dealing in the Proceeds of Unlawful Activity, Person Not to Possess a Firearm, Receiving Stolen Property and related charges. A joint investigation by Upper Merion Township Police and Montgomery County Detectives into the drug trafficking of counterfeit opioid pills in Upper Merion Township... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: When Is It Time?

Your dog is aging. He has slowed down, he struggles to walk or sit, and you suspect his joints ache, he’s developed cataracts, and no longer seems to engage with the family. Is it time to gently ease him from this world and onto the next? There is no right or wrong answer to this question. Many times, your best buddy will let you know when it’s time to go. When a dog stops eating that may be a sign that he is ready. However, there are many medications and positive actions that may give him back his will to live.... Read more →


What are the reopening rules for bars and restaurants in New Jersey?

What precautions or policies must they take? Food or beverage establishments may open, including restaurants, bars, cafeterias, and food courts, as well as all holders of a liquor license with retail consumption privileges. Establishments must follow appropriate mitigation requirements detailed in the Department of Health's Protocols for Outdoor Dining, Executive Order No. 157, Executive Order No. 183, and the Department of Health's Health and Safety Standards for Indoor Dining, which are summarized below. Restaurant operating hours are not limited by any State order. What to Expect at Outdoor Restaurants and Bars The following summarizes some of the protocols contained in DOH... Read more →


*Collingswood Cash Mob Bingo

September 23 to September 24 All Day, Kid friendly indoor COLLINGSWOOD, NJ--Grab a friend and have some fun in the Borough or straight from your couch, all while supporting local! Use the bingo card you receive in the mail, or pick one up from Collingswood businesses. Place a check in the white circles as you shop, dine and explore Collingswood in person or online. Complete a BINGO and spend $25 between September 23 and 24 to be entered into a virtual prize drawing. Five winners will be chosen and each receive $100 in Collingswood Cash! Send a picture of your Bingo... Read more →


HELP WANTED: Ocean State Job Lot Purchases Deptford Site, Hiring 50 Full-time and Part-time

North Kingstown, RI – (September 10, 2020) – Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL), a leading discount closeout retailer headquartered in Rhode Island with stores throughout New England, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania, recently Gloucestercitynews.net purchased the former Toys “R” Us location at 409 Almonesson Road, Deptford, NJ. Pat Gallagher, Brian Goodwin, David Judd and Brandon Anapol of Metro Commercial brokered the transaction. With a scheduled opening in late fall of 2020, this 44,165 sq. foot store is the 9th Toys ‘R Us location purchased since 2017. The new store will be the retailer’s fifth in New Jersey, first in Southern... Read more →


Car insurance hacks that can help you save money

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Sept. 12, 2020)--You cannot drive a vehicle without auto insurance; it has become a necessary evil. Vehicle insurance can make your budget go up, but it is essential, and you cannot do without it. Some people say that just by meeting the minimum requirements of insurance coverage, their budget goes up mostly. Anyone looking for auto insurance wants to get an ideal car insurance package. It is "too good to be true" kind of package that does not exist. Generally, people look for those policies which have low premiums and more advantages. It would help if you did not go for... Read more →


GOP COUNTY CHAIRS OPPOSE NOV. BALLOT QUESTION LEGALIZING POT

Urge a “No” Vote on Question One Gloucestercitynews.net files West New York, NJ – The Republican County Chairmen’s Association voted unanimously to adopt a resolution expressing its opposition to Ballot Question One and urging New Jersey voters to vote No on the question. It is on the November General Election ballot. Question One proposes an amendment to the NJ State Constitution that legalizes the recreational use of marijuana for individuals 21 years of age and older. “We are strongly opposed to legalizing pot for personal use,” said Jose Arango, who was elected chairman of the association at the same meeting at... Read more →


MVC Deadlines Are Extended in NJ

TRENTON – Governor Murphy today signed legislation (A4486) which authorizes the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) to use stored driver’s license or identification card photos for longer than eight years and limits certain appointment times at MVC locations to senior citizens and persons with certain medical conditions during COVID-19 pandemic. The Governor also signed A4520, which temporarily extends deadlines to register vehicles and obtain driver’s licenses for new State residents during the COVID-19 public health emergency. “The temporary, but necessary closure of our MVC facilities earlier this year has resulted in an undeniable burden on many residents,” said Governor Murphy.... Read more →


How can cannabis improve your overall health condition?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Sept. 12, 2020)--Many diseases and health conditions are today treated and primarily cured by the use of marijuana. Hence medical marijuana is becoming increasingly popular among the doctors. The chemical composition of the product has a far-reaching impact on the overall wellbeing of a person. The doctor has to decide on the product's dosage, which can help you fight multiple diseases. The high content of THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) is a recent invention. Earlier it was not that high owing to the legal norms. However, today doctors have understood the importance of the high THC content. However, the effect of overindulgence in marijuana... Read more →


ANOTHER TAX INCREASE IN NJ....Tolls Rise on Turnpike and Parkway Sept. 13

TAX AND SPEND NEW JERSEY Gloucestercitynews.net files TRENTON, NJ--The toll increases for the NJ Turnpike and Garden State Parkway go into effect on Sunday, September 13, 2020. Tolls will increase by 36% on the NJ Turnpike, with an average trip increasing from $3.50 to $4.80. Tolls on the Garden State Parkway will increase by 27%, increasing an average trip of $1.11 to $1.41. The money from the toll hike will go toward various projects, including the NJ Turnpike and Garden State Parkway expansion plan approved in May. “One of the biggest toll hikes in history are going to hit drivers on... Read more →


New Jersey Voter Registration Application

Welcome to the New Jersey Online Voter Registration website. What You Will Need To register online, you will need your date of birth and one of the following forms of identification: A current and valid Driver’s License or a non-driver Identification Card (ID card) issued by the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Your information will be provided to the MVC to validate identification, and to retrieve a copy of your digitized signature. -or- A Social Security number To use your social security number, you must have the ability to sign on-screen or upload your signature to complete the registration process.... Read more →


I lost my job. Where can I get help?

TRENTON NJ (Sept. 12, 2020)--Losing your job can be overwhelming and stressful, but you are not alone. As a result of COVID-19, many New Jerseyans are facing economic insecurity at this time, and are stressed about paying bills and putting food on the table. We are here to help. This page will help you connect to the benefits and resources you need while you are trying to safely get back to work, as well as some tips for coping with the stress of losing a job. Unemployment Insurance Learn more about the State of New Jersey's Unemployment Insurance program, and apply... Read more →