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April 20, 2021

Tidal vs. Spotify: Which Streaming Service Is Better?

Streaming music platforms are getting more attention day by day. To get maximum users should pay a lot of attention to choosing among them. Let's compare Spotify and Tidal. Both of them are great platforms for music lovers. But if you had to choose one among the two, which will it be? The answer isn’t so simple because the platforms have unique features. This article will highlight the pros and cons of both platforms to ease your decision-making process. Music Discovery Users on both platforms can browse music based on moods, genres, countries, and artists. The Discover Weekly feature of Spotify makes this possible. It is a playlist that has curated songs from users’ favorite genres and artists. Tidal has a similar feature called Tidal... Read more →

EPA Awards $10.5M to 40 States to Replace Diesel School Buses; NJ, $500,000

EPA Awards $500,000 to Clean Up 25 School Buses in New Jersey First DERA Funds for Alt-Fuel and Electric Buses Offered NEW YORK (April 20, 2021) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded approximately $10.5 million to replace 473 older diesel school buses nationwide. The funds are going to 137 school bus fleets in 40 states, each of which will receive rebates through EPA's Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) funding. The new buses will reduce pollutants that are linked to asthma and lung damage, better-protecting health and air quality in communities across the country. In New Jersey, EPA is providing $500,000 to five entities to replace 25 buses across the state. "The rebates provide children with a safe and healthy way to get... Read more →

Another Shooting in Cherry Hill

Camden, N.J. – Detectives are investigating after a man was shot at a Cherry Hill motel on Sunday, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Cherry Hill Police Chief William “Bud” Monaghan. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files Police were called to the Express Inn Motel on Rt. 38 around 6:07 p.m. for a report of a shooting. When they arrived, they located a 34-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to an area hospital. Detectives continue to investigate the shooting and ask for anyone with information that could help to please contact them. If you have any information that could assist the investigation, please contact CCPO Det. Mike Batista at 856-676-8175 or Cherry Hill Police Det. Kristina Grimaldi at 856-432-8835. You... Read more →

GOP Candidate Brotschol, "Sherrill Should Hold Waters Accountable For Inciting Violence"

Brotschol Calls On Sherrill To Denounce Maxine Waters And Vote To Expel Her From Congress Lake Hiawatha, NJ/April 19, 2021 – Today, Hillery Brotschol, Republican Congressional candidate for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District called upon Democrat Mikie Sherrill to denounce California Congresswoman Maxine Waters, and to vote to strip Hillery Brotschol, Republican Congressional candidate for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District Waters of her Congressional committee chairmanship and expel Waters from the House of Representatives. Waters at protests for Daunte Wright this weekend said, “We’ve got to stay on the street and we’ve got to get more active, we’ve got to get more confrontational. We’ve got to make sure that they know that we mean business.” Just hours later two National Guardsmen were shot at. Brotschol... Read more →

NJIT in Newark, Among Organizations to Receive Funds from $11 Million Grant

NEW YORK (April 19, 2021) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the selection of six organizations to receive a total of $11 million in grants to provide training and technical assistance to communities across the country under the Technical Assistance to Brownfields (TAB) Program, including New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in Newark, N.J. Much of the technical assistance will be provided to communities in underserved and economically disadvantaged neighborhoods - places where environmental cleanup and new jobs are most needed. This assistance is available to all stakeholders and comes at no cost to communities. It is an important part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to advance economic opportunities and address environmental justice issues in disadvantaged communities. The NJIT TAB Program... Read more →

ABC News ‘Soul of a Nation’ Co-Executive Producer Praises

Alma Mater’s Creative Freedom EWING, NJ April 20, 2021 – ABC News ‘Soul of a Nation’ co-executive producer Eric Johnson extols his experience of creative freedom at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). "Co-Executive Producer for ABC News 'Soul of a Nation' and The College of New Jersey alumnus Eric Johnson." Writing and producing at ABC News for over 14 years, New Jersey-born Johnson graduated from the leading public NJ college in 2004 as a Communication Studies major in the School of the Arts and Communication. “Comm studies gave me the creative freedom to feel confident in exploring possibilities after undergraduate school,” Johnson explains. “After graduating from TCNJ, I was a little lost. But in hindsight I'm so grateful for the flexibility my Communication degree... Read more →

NJ Public Charter Schools Outline New Best Practices of Remote Learning

Despite Historic Challenges Posed by COVID-19, Public Charter Schools Across NJ Are Adapting to Students’ Needs and Developing New Best Practices for Instruction Successful Innovations Can Help Support Students, Families, and Educators Everywhere (TRENTON) – As millions of children across the nation continue to be engaged in remote learning because of COVID-19, public charter schools across New Jersey today released new best practices that have helped them support students during the pandemic – ones Gloucestercitynews.net files that will likely remain in their pedagogical toolkits in perpetuity long after the virus is a thing of the past. As the pandemic struck New Jersey last March and schools closed their doors, New Jersey public charter schools quickly adapted to continue high-quality instruction and support for students in... Read more →

Alma "Archie" R. Wyeth of Williamstown

Williamstown, NJ. On April 16, 2021. Age 70. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Elizabeth (Gindhart) Hope. Also predeceased by her brothers, Robert Hope, Donald Hope and her sister, Patricia Krough. Archie is survived by her loving husband of 23 years, Raymond L. Wyeth, Jr. and her dog Lucy; daughters, Danielle Niedzwiadek, Tracy Kelly, Janet Wyeth; nephew, Ed Abele (Ellen); brothers, Walter Hope, Francis Hope; sisters-in-law, Sandy Wyeth, Janet Bolt; good friend, Faith Sooy; niece, Nakita and many nieces and nephews. Archie worked for several years as a supervisor with Lockheed Martin in NJ before her retirement. Honoring Archie’s wishes, all services will be held privately. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of... Read more →

New Crypto Coins Worth Investing in

Anyone interested in cryptocoins, and the future of secure digital payments must also wonder which tokens will be the new crypto coins worth investing in for 2021. New Crypto projects pop up every year, and with the world slowly getting back to normal after 2020, 2021 will hopefully see better economic strength across all major cryptocoin projects. One of the most popular Coins, but one that is definitely not classed among the new crypto coins, is Bitcoin. Bitcoin reached its latest all-time high at $63,273 as of the 13th of April. A lot of the interest in Bitcoin has been influenced by internet forums, online community pages like Reddit, and celebrity figures. Founder of SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently announced that Tesla vehicles... Read more →

Andrew Nicholas, 24, of Williamstown Sentenced for Production of Child Porn

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – A Gloucester County, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 300 months in prison for producing and distributing images of child sexual abuse, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Andrew Nicholas, 24, of Williamstown, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Robert B. Kugler to an information charging him with one count of sexually exploiting children and one count of distributing child pornography. Judge Kugler imposed the sentence today in Camden federal court. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: On Feb. 26, 2019, an undercover officer entered a public Kik Messenger group and began communicating with Nicholas, who sent the officer images and videos of child sexual abuse involving a prepubescent minor.... Read more →

5 Marketing Tools for Instant Growth on Facebook

Facebook is the best and most widely used social media platform. It has more than 2.5 billion active users out of which 1.6 billion people visit it daily. So, if you are not using Facebook for increasing your brand’s presence online, you are lagging behind your competitors. Marketing on Facebook is not a tough job if you know the proper methods to do it. Though there are traditional ways of getting more Facebook engagement, you can have it by using several trustworthy tools. Using a site to buy Facebook likes is a good idea. To make your social media marketing a little convenient, we have prepared a list of 5 marketing tools for instant growth on your Facebook account and boost your sales. You can... Read more →

How to Get Your Business Started on Instagram: In 5 Simple Steps

Instagram is evidence that visuals are the most important component of a successful social media strategy. As of October 2017, Instagram had 800 million quarterly visitors, which was more than double the number in 2015. Trying to learn how to build Instagram for business is simple, particularly if you already have a Facebook account. Instagram is easier and less time-consuming to use for business than other sites. You will use interactive micro-stories to learn what your audience enjoys and easily build an Instagram following. Follow these steps to build an Instagram account and begin promoting your brand. 5 Steps to Start a Business on Instagram Learn how to set up a business on your Instagram. You can also try some of the best social media... Read more →

Camden County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli Urges Public to Get Vaccinated

Below is a message from Camden County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli. Today, April 19, 2021,the State of New Jersey officially expanded eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to include all residents 16 years of age and over. Since the outset of the pandemic, we have known that vaccinations presented our only true chance at ending this crisis. Thanks to advancements in production, manufacturing, and logistics, as well as the creation of multiple safe, effective vaccines, there are now more available vaccine doses than at any other point since distribution began in January. With the state’s expansion and the increase in availability, there is now nothing standing between you and the protection these vaccines offer. More than 200,000 county residents have already received at least one dose... Read more →

New Jersey is $44 Billion in Debt, and Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place

New Jersey government carrying massive debt, with few options for paying it off, observers say By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – New Jersey is a state swimming in cash, but is still facing struggles as it recovers from the economic impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The state will end the year with about $2.8 billion in surplus, legislative budget and finance officer Thomas Koenig told lawmakers earlier this month. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files But the state is $44 billion in debt and caught between a rock and a hard place as to what funds can be used to pay off that debt. New Jersey avoided some of the economic problems that crushed other states last year and came in... Read more →

Good News: People Across the Nation Are Receiving Tax Refunds

The Average Tax Refund for each state listed below Grant Suneson, 24/7 Wall St. via The Center Square In 2019 Americans paid more than $3.5 trillion in taxes. Nearly half of all tax returns filed by individuals, corporations, and estates received a refund. Altogether, the Internal Revenue Service issued nearly 122 million refunds totaling $452.1 billion, or $3,709 per refund. There are a number of variables that affect the amount that is refunded, one of which is location. The average refund can vary by state from under $2,500 to more than $8,700. For the fiscal year 2019, the average tax refund for Pennsylvania was $3,055. This ranks as the 25th highest among all 50 states and is lower than the average refund amount of $3,709... Read more →

Op-Ed: Maxine Waters Inciting Riot in Minneapolis

“We’ve got to stay on the street and we’ve got to get more active, image courtesy of Politico we’ve got to get more confrontational. We’ve got to make sure that they know that we mean business.” Congresswoman Maxine Waters U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Water Leads The War On Cops Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Rep. Maxine Waters' latest call for racial division: Over the past year, there has been an explosion in anti-police rhetoric and behavior, much of it violent. Indeed, the cops are under siege in many American cities. Now Rep. Maxine Waters has thrown gas on the fire. Her goal is to racially divide America, targeting the police as enemy number one. Waters, whose district is in... Read more →