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November 17, 2020

Is The New Jersey Transit River Line Coming To Your Town?

The GCL corridor traverses Gloucester and Camden counties including the communities of Glassboro, Pitman, Sewell, Mantua Twp., Deptford Twp. Wenonah, Woodbury Heights, Woodbury, Westville, Brooklawn, Gloucester City, and Camden. The proposed line would restore passenger rail service along an existing rail line using light rail vehicles similar to the NJ TRANSIT... Read more →


Widener Names 2020 High School Leadership Award Recipients

CHESTER, PA (11/16/2020)-- Widener University has recognized area high school students for outstanding leadership and civic contributions. In partnership with WCAU-TV NBC10, the university's awards program has honored 160 students from high schools throughout the region for their abilities to stand up for what is right, address a wrong and make... Read more →


SA urges travelers to enroll in TSA PreCheck® ahead of holiday travel

Experience faster TSA screening without removing shoes, belts and laptops WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) launched a new “Travel With Ease” campaign to urge airline passengers to enroll in TSA PreCheck® prior to their holiday travel. The campaign reinforces the concept that TSA PreCheck benefits may be more relevant... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Asks Customers to Be Aware of Energy-Related Scams...

... as the Holiday Season Approaches On National Scam Awareness Day, Atlantic City Electric provides customers with tips to help identify scammers looking to steal money and personal information MAYS LANDING, N.J. (November 16, 2020) – As the holiday season approaches, Atlantic City Electric recognizes Utility Scam Awareness Day, Nov. 18,... Read more →


Why Loft Conversions are an Ideal Home Renovation

(November 17, 2020)--When it comes to home renovation, loft conversions remain a popular way for homeowners to make the most of the space that they have available in their homes. Instead of selling up and moving to a new home, you may as well enjoy what you have to its fullest... Read more →


Two Car Crash in Voorhees, One Person Dead

VOORHEES TWP. NJ Nov. 17, 2020-- At approximately 2:58 p.m., on Monday, November 16, Voorhees Police Units were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash in the area of Evesham Road (County Route 544) and Brendenwood Drive. The initial on-scene investigation by police revealed the following: A 2014 Acura RDX, operated solely... Read more →


The State of New Jersey Files Lawsuit Against Academy Bus Company

New Jersey has filed a lawsuit against Academy Bus, a company that was paid to operate seven NJ Transit routes in Hudson County. The lawsuit alleges that Academy defrauded NJ Transit out of more than $15 million by charging for trips that were never made and for underreporting the number of... Read more →


IRS Criminal Investigation releases Fiscal Year 2020 Report; Identifies $2.3B in tax fraud

PHILADELPHIA— The Internal Revenue Service today released the Criminal Investigation Division's annual report, highlighting the agency’s successes and criminal enforcement actions taken in fiscal year 2020, the majority of which occurred during COVID-19. A key achievement was the identification of over $10 billion in tax fraud and other financial crimes. "The... Read more →


Virtua Health’s Most Wired Designation Upholds Status as Healthcare Technology Leader

(Marlton, NJ…) Virtua Health has been named a Most Wired health system in the U.S. by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). This recognition, for the ninth straight year and the 12th time overall, highlights Virtua’s exceptional teamwork, innovation, and dedication in the field of health care technology. This... Read more →


Philadelphia Catholic Schools Will Comply with Health Department Directive

PHILADELPHIA PA (Nov. 17, 2020)--The Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) announced Monday the new COVID-19 related restrictions some of which impact schools located in the City of Philadelphia. Based on these guidelines all high schools in the City of Philadelphia have been directed to shift to a fully virtual instructional... Read more →


NJ COVID-19 Rules for Bars and Restaurants

Last Updated: 11/12/2020 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. All restaurants, bars, clubs, and lounges that serve food and drink must close their indoor premises for business by 10 pm each... Read more →


First-Ever Report on Impact of COVID-19 on Small Businesses in Newark Released

Report details findings from Emergency Small Grant Program, highlighting next steps for rebuilding Newark’s small business economy long term (Newark, NJ) November 16, 2020 – Today, United Way of Greater Newark (UWGN) released its first-ever “COVID-19 Emergency Small Business Grants Program 2020 Report,” detailing the economic impacts of COVID-19 on small... Read more →


3 Ways to Congratulate a Friend on a New Job

(November 17, 2020)--Getting a new job is a really exciting time as it brings up so many opportunities. Whether it is a first job, a new position within a company or a complete change involving moving away, you should always congratulate your friends on their successes. There are many things you... Read more →


Florence L. Scout of Sewell, formerly of Audubon

Florence L. Scout (nee Bostick), formerly of Audubon, passed away on November 10, 2020, in Sewell, NJ at the age of 78. "Flo" as she was best known, was preceded in death by her parents Coleman A. Bostick and Florence M. (Duett) and her brother, Allen C. Bostick. She is survived... Read more →


Millions of dollars placed on US presidential election

(Nov. 17, 2020)--Americans were not the only people who endured the seemingly interminable wait for the outcome of the 2020 presidential election to be announced. Not only were the supporters of the two candidates, incumbent Donald Trump, and challenger Joe Biden on tenterhooks, but also the thousands of people from around... Read more →


New Pedestrian Bridge Span in Camden City Now In Design Phase

(Lindenwold, NJ)-November 16, 2020--– Over the last two years the Freeholder Board has been working on additional safety measures for pedestrian traffic into the city’s Eds and Meds corridor. The board has publicly advertised a request for proposals for the design of a pedestrian bridge over the River LINE and four... Read more →


Tips on Protecting Yourself and Others from COVID-19

Our first responders and health care workers are saving lives every day -- so can you. Your family, your friends, your neighbors -- their lives are literally in your hands. Here's how you can do your part to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your community: Get Tested – Testing is... Read more →


Mondelez Bakery in Fair Lawn Closing after 60 Years; Will Impact 600 Employees

Gottheimer Strongly Urges Company to Reconsider Mondelez International, Inc. is a global snacking company, selling biscuits, gum, candy, chocolate, and powdered beverages in over 165 countries, with brands such as Oreo, Nabisco, Cadbury, Trident and Tang. In 2015, Mondelez began to modernize its manufacturing lines at their U.S. biscuit plants, including... Read more →