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September 14, 2020

Attention Maple Shade Residents: “Fill the Truck Event & Competition” Tuesday

Tuesday, Sept. 15 between 5:30pm & 8:30pm Maple Shade Food Bank “Fill the Truck Event & Competition” Donate the most items and win: 1st Place Prize of $1000, 2nd Place Prize of $650 and 3rd Place Prize of $350 Sponsored by: the Maple Shade Police Chaplain Association (non-profit), the Maple Shade Police Chaplain Corp, Maple Shade Police Department, PBA Local #267, Maple Shade Township, Maple Shade Fire Department, Maple Shade First Aid Squad, Tilghman Funeral Home, The Maple Shade Custard Stand, the Maple Shade Business Association, Investors Bank and McDowell Law PC. What is needed: Non-perishable food items such as pasta,... Read more →


Safe House Men's Ministry Shoe Drive

(CNBNewsnet)--LINDENWOLD, NJ (September 14, 2020)--Before you do away with that old pair shoes please consider donating them to the Safe House Men's Ministry. Drop off at Bethany Baptist Church, 1115 Gibbsboro Road, Lindenwold, NJ. Contact Information: (856) 784-2220 ext. 211 safehouse@go2bethany.com Read more →


Lindenwold Food Pantry Tuesday

LINDENWOLD, NJ (Sept. 14, 2020)The next Lindenwold Food Pantry will be Tuesday, September 15th from 2-3 pm at Lindenwold High School. We will have pre-packaged bags and boxes to distribute. For the safety of everyone, we request that all attend by car. Please be advised a valid ID and proof of address will be required! If you have no other option but to walk, please be advised that there will be limited amounts of food packages and the distribution for walkers will be located at the tennis court parking lot off Gibbsboro Road. Walkers should practice social distancing, at least six... Read more →


FIRMS GOT MILLIONS IN FEDERAL BAILOUT MONEY, DESPITE SIGNIFICANT LEGAL ISSUES

— IT'S 'TIP OF THE ICEBERG' This fascinating story by reporters Riley Yates and Payton Guion reveals how certain New Jersey-based companies managed to receive millions in federal bailout funding, via the Paycheck Protection Program. The program has supported over a dozen firms in our state that have faced lawsuits over alleged fraud — and many have paid settlements. That's according to the Treasury Department's database, which only tracks loans over $150,000. (NJ.com) NYSE COULD PULL OPERATIONS FROM NJ OVER TRADING TAX The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) signaled last week that it is seriously considering pulling its data center operations... Read more →


John Carty age 91, of Bellmawr

On August 29, 2020, at the age of 91, John Carty (Bellmawr, New Jersey), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania passed away. He was predeceased by: his son Billy. He is survived by: his wife Patricia L.; his children, Michael (Jean), Barbara Graham (Dennis), Thomas, James (Susan) and John (Joanne); his grandchildren, Michael (Pippi), Nicole, Danielle (Thomas), Elizabeth (Steve), William, Denise (Justin), Ashley, James and Jordan; his brother Bill Carty; and his sister-in-law Barbara Trout. He is also survived by 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 18th, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Healey Funeral Home (9... Read more →


DNREC Seeks Input on Delaware’s Climate Action Plan

Virtual Workshop Series Kicks Off This Week; Online Survey Open DNREC kicks off a series of virtual public workshops this week aimed at getting feedback on potential actions the state can take to best prepare for climate change. The workshops, which support the development of Delaware’s Climate Action Plan, come on the heels of a recently-released technical report that projects greenhouse gas emission levels in the state over the next three decades. The report shows that if no further actions are taken, Delaware will fall short of its goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26% to 28% by 2025 from... Read more →


NEW JERSEY SPORTSBOOKS MAKE HISTORY WITH $668 MILLION AUGUST

(ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.)(Sept. 14, 2020) — New Jersey’s sportsbooks returned to their record-setting ways in August, using the return of major sports to catapult to the best month in history for any legal jurisdiction. And in generating nearly $670 million in August wagers — more than $100 million more than the state’s previous best — New Jersey surpassed $8 billion in sports bets since launching in June 2018 and again staked its position as the largest and most dependable U.S. market, according to PlayNJ. “A full schedule of baseball, basketball, and hockey was enough to unleash an avalanche of pent-up demand,”... Read more →


Daniel Waterfield of Lawnside Guilty; Sentenced to 8 Years

...For Placing Body of Woman Who Overdosed Next to Southampton Roadway MOUNT HOLLY – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 55-year-old Lawnside man was sentenced today to eight years in New Jersey state prison for dumping the body of a woman who had fatally overdosed in his vehicle on the side of a SouthamptonTownship road in late 2018. Gloucestercitynews.net files The sentence was handed down to Daniel Waterfield in Superior Court by the Hon. Gerard H. Breland, J.S.C. A jury found Waterfield guilty in March 2020 of Desecrating Human Remains (Second Degree). He has been detained in the Burlington... Read more →


JOHN AND ROBIN BERRY ANNOUNCE RELEASE OF NEW UPLIFTING PODCAST SERIES

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 14, 2020) -- Grammy-winning artist, John Berryand his wife Robin have worked together most of his music career, and now have embarked on a new journey and project they are creating together through the podcast series Faith, Family & Friends. The bi-weekly subscription based podcast is an interview series where John and Robin provide a warm atmosphere of conversation in their ‘sitting around the kitchen table’ approach to talking with their guests. The audio podcasts begin streaming Friday, September 18 with subscriptions available now to Faith, Family & Friends online athttps://www.johnberry.com. Listeners will be captivated and feel as... Read more →


Search Underway for Murderer of Magnolia Man

Camden CITY, N.J. – (Sept. 14, 2020)--Detectives are searching for the shooter who killed a Magnolia man late Sunday night, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki. A patrol officer heard gunfire around 11:15 p.m. on Sept. 13 near the area of S. 5th St. and Cherry St. Shortly after, Meikko Walker, 40, of Magnolia, was discovered in the street suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Officers transported Walker to an area hospital where he later died from his injuries on Sept. 14. Detectives continue to investigate the shooting. Anyone with information is... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: The last thing states, cities need is a taxpayer bailout

By Stephen Moore | THE CENTER SQUARE (SEPT. 14, 2020)--August's job numbers showed impressive hiring gains in nearly every sector of the economy. None more so than the government. The public sector added 344,000 jobs last month – including 95,000 permanent state and local jobs, 11,000 permanent federal jobs, and 238,000 Census jobs – giving government workers the second-lowest unemployment rate in the country, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And yet Democrats, under their latest $3 trillion-plus pandemic stimulus plan, want to dump almost $1 trillion into state and city coffers – the sector of the economy that LEAST... Read more →


Diaper Drive Sponsored by CC Prosecutors Office

CAMDEN CITY, NJ--The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office is excited to announce its Diaper Drive. We are proud that police departments across the county have teamed up to participate. “When I first came to the Office, I met with Sister Helen Cole, Administrative Director of Guadalupe Family Services in Camden,” said Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer. “She mentioned a former study linking the connection between the financial strain of buying diapers and instances of child abuse. Collecting diapers to be donated to families who are struggling is an easy way to help alleviate at least some strain on our families... Read more →


September is National Preparedness Month; “Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today.

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – Even as our nation continues to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, it is important for families and individuals to plan for other disasters. September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), and this year’s theme is “Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today.” NPM is recognized each year to promote family and community disaster planning now and throughout the year. Each week of the month focuses on a different step in the disaster preparedness process (Make a Plan; Build a Kit; Prepare for Disasters; Teach Youth About Preparedness). More information regarding the campaign, including video public service announcements, social... Read more →


How Modern Science and Technology are Changing Education

(September 14, 2020)--A few decades ago, education was confined to classrooms where the only way for a learner to interact with a teacher was face-to-face. It is interesting how, like any other sector, education is online now, with students all over the world accessing world-class learning without moving physically. One can join a university abroad and even take virtual tours to interact with fellow students on campus without moving a muscle. So, is this disruption of college and school life, in general, a bad or good thing? The benefits are more than shortcomings in these ways. Disruption in the Role of... Read more →


Technologies Used in Detecting and Avoiding Fraud

(September 14, 2020)--As the rate of fraud continues to increase every day, so do business owners spend a large amount of money on security budgets every year. This enables reputable security companies like Triada to prevent breaches in the security firewall of several businesses. Before the evolution of technology in detecting and avoiding frauds, many business battles against the effects of fraud. Nowadays, the evolution of technologies has reached the stage of being used in detecting and avoiding fraud. This has made things a little bit easy in reducing the rate of breaches businesses are experiencing every day. Companies are using... Read more →


CNB Medical: News For Noses

People who suffer from allergies or congestion now have a clinically-proven, patented congestion relief that works. (NAPSI)—Nasal congestion is nothing to sneeze at. It affects roughly 20 percent of the population and is associated with reduced quality of life, difficulty sleeping, reduced daytime performance, and increased need for healthcare. In addition to the physical misery, it is estimated the annual financial impact of chronic congestion is more than $5 to $10 billion. Fortunately, scientists are coming up with new and better ways to deal with the problem. New Device That’s good news since, until recently, most of the current treatments for... Read more →


REQUIREMENTS FOR PICKING UP A RENTAL CAR IN DUBAI

(September 14, 2020)--Dubai is generally regarded as the commercial hub in the Middle East. The city is located in the United Arabs Emirates and has recently emerged as one of the most visited cities in the world. Dubai has all the features of a modern city; the high rise buildings, the beautiful desert landscapes and the extravagant hotels and resorts, attracting thousands of visitors every day. The Dubai Mall is a very busy place for commercial activities with millions of transactions held in the mall daily. If you are looking for a city that will provide you with so much comfort... Read more →


Some Pharmarcies in Camden County Offering Free Narcan Medicine without a Prescription

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez announced that the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone (commonly called Narcan) will be available for free to residents at participating pharmacies throughout Camden County from September 24 through 26 as part of a statewide effort to combat the opioid crisis. “Camden County residents can anonymously obtain two doses of naloxone at no cost to them, without an appointment or a prescription,” said Rodriguez, liaison to the Camden County Department of Health and Huma Services. “As we battle this epidemic, the ability to quickly administer naloxone is the difference between life and death for an... Read more →


Outdoor Movie Night and Census Drive in Winslow Township Sept. 18

(Camden City, NJ) – The DOT (Dreams of Tomorrow) Organization, a non-profit based in Winslow Township, is hosting an outdoor movie night and Census participation drive on Friday, Sept. 18 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. A showing of Jumanji: The Next Level will begin at dusk, and attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy free popcorn, cotton candy, water ice, and pretzels while supplies last. The free outdoor event provides a great chance for families to enjoy safe, socially distanced entertainment while also completing important processes such as their 2020 Census form or registering to vote. “We are running out... Read more →


The Eric Dalius Checklist of Vital Things Entrepreneurs Need to Do for Business Success 

(September 14, 2020)--Becoming an entrepreneur and unshackling themselves from the dull and thankless routine of a nine-to-five job is a dream harbored by most people. Out of the people who do manage to strike out on their own, a shattering number tragically falls by the wayside causing enormous distress to themselves and their loved ones. While there are innumerable resources available to entrepreneurs to make them well-informed of what they need to do to make their startup successful, this compilation of tips by Eric J Dalius, a very well-known serial entrepreneur and mentor to countless small business owners can be helpful:... Read more →


46 Million People Visit Philadelphia Region in 2019

Devastating Loss In 2020 As A Result Of COVID-19 Forces Industry To Focus On Recovery PHILADELPHIA, September 10, 2020 – The City of Philadelphia, in partnership with VISIT PHILADELPHIA® and the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB), today announced that a record 46 million people visited the five- county Greater Philadelphia region in 2019, marking the 10th consecutive year of growth. An increase in overnight visitation contributed to additional tourism industry records: $7.64 billion in direct visitor spending, which directly supported 105,460 jobsacross various industries. Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) also contributed to the industry’s growth, reporting an all-time high of 33.02... Read more →


Beware: Don't Pack a Pest when Sending a Gift from your Garden

(NAPSI)—While gardeners enjoy their harvests, many want to share their bounty with friends and family who live far away. But that could be a problem. Invasive pests can hitchhike on homegrown plants, fruits and other agricultural products when you mail or ship them. In fact, a care package sent to family and friends—sent with the best of intentions—could have a devastating effect on U.S. agriculture, natural resources and the economy, if it arrives harboring an invasive pest or disease. This year is an excellent time to pay attention to this risk. The United Nations has designated 2020 as the International Year... Read more →


President Trump Awards Medal of Honor to Army Ranger for Hostate Rescue

SEPT. 11, 2020 | BY SEAN KIMMONS, DOD NEWS Army Sgt. Maj. Thomas "Patrick" Payne received the Medal of Honor at a White House ceremony today for helping liberate over 70 hostages from an ISIS prison compound in Iraq five years ago. President Donald Trump draped the nation's highest military award around Payne's neck during a ceremony on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks — a day that compelled Payne to enlist. As news of the attacks spread throughout the world, Payne sat in his high school classroom listening to his teacher. "His teacher solemnly told the students that... Read more →


Obituary: Elsa Flores, of Vineland

Vineland - Formerly of Buena. On September 4, 2020. Age 78. Beloved wife of Jorge Flores. Elsa was a homemaker. Graveside services will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 15th at 11:00 am in the Land of Canaan Cemetery, Glassboro. There will be no visitation. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Elsa Flores. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Gloucester City Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


VIDEOS: Trump Boat Parade/Rally, River Winds Cove

Looking towards the Delaware River and the Cove, supporters lined the embankment, in the distance, more boats continue to arrive. (Gloucestercitynews.net photos) (CNBNews)(WEST DEPTFORD, NJ)(Sept. 13, 2020)--Supporters of President Donald J. Trump held a boat parade on Saturday, September 12, 2020, on the Delaware River that began at the Gloucester City Marina and ended at the River Winds Cove, West Deptford. An estimated 200 boats and jet skis participated in the parade. Close to 1000 people were waiting for the flotilla at River Winds Cove. The event ended with the singing of the Star Spangler banner. The event was organized by... Read more →