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July 14, 2021

NJ News Commons: NJ HAS DISMISSED 88K CANNABIS CASES UNDER NEW LAW

About 360,000 people across the state are eligible to have their cannabis cases expunged — that is, to permanently remove it from public record. On Monday, the state Judiciary announced that 88,000 have been processed so far. Vacated and dismissed cases will be next, over the next few months. (NJ.com) RELATED: West Winds Cannabis/Apparel Store Opens in Gloucester City; Nearby Residents Not Happy Gloucester City Police Raid West Winds Wellness Cannabis/Apparel Store NJ GRANTS DIGITAL ACCESS TO COVID VACCINE RECORDS The New Jersey Immunization Information System has enlisted Docket Health to help you access your own COVID-19 immunization record. Docket... Read more →


31 Sex Offenders Arrested;Some from Bellmawr, Blackwood, Cherry Hill, Pennsauken, Paulsboro

TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced arrests of 31 individuals who are charged with sexually exploiting children online. The 31 men were arrested in “Operation 24/7,” a collaborative operation launched to address the continued spike in reports of potential threats to children from online predators during the COVID pandemic. Two men are charged with sexually assaulting or attempting to sexually assault children, and two other men are charged with manufacturing or attempting to manufacture child sexual abuse materials by extorting or soliciting sexually explicit images of children they encountered via gaming or social media apps. The remaining... Read more →


The New Jersey Renaissance Faire

The New Jersey Renaissance Faire transports you from suburban NJ to the magical village of Crossford, where the fairies in the land have gathered to host a covid-safe, outdoor MASQUERADE BALL, and all are invited! The magical fun kicks off at 10am and runs until 6pm with 7 fun-filled hours of Sword Fighting, Comedy Shows, Knights Jousting, Music, Aerialists, and much more! There is also an eclectic merchant village of hand-made artisan crafts where you can find jewelry, themed clothing, artwork, handmade soaps, candles, and other unique trinkets in between shows. Animals from “Knowhere Farm” in Chesterfield, NJ will be... Read more →


Lottery Winners in Camden and Morris Counties

One Camden and One Morris County Tickets Win $10,000 Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls to $117,000,000 TRENTON (July 14, 2021) – There were two third-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Tuesday, July 13, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. Those tickets were purchased at the following locations: Camden County: Wawa #8402, 2428 Route 38, Cherry Hill; and, Morris County: Quick Chek #24, 93 West Hanover, Morris Plains. In addition to the third-tier prizes won, 25 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth... Read more →


The Best City to Live In

Samuel Stebbins, 24/7 Wall St. via The Center Square About one in every five American workers whose job could be performed remotely worked from home before the COVID-19 pandemic. That share jumped to nearly three in four following the abrupt closure of offices nationwide, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in October 2020. For millions of Americans, the shift to remote work is now permanent, and the new dynamic means they are no longer tied to a specific city for their job and can choose a place to live based on other factors, including quality of life --... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: Rio Grande City BP Apprehend 273 Migrants in Two Large Groups at Border

Yes there is a crisis at the border! (image courtesy of The Atlantic EDINBURG, Texas (July 14, 2021) – Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station (RGC) agents apprehend 273 migrants in two large groups in two separate events. Saturday morning, RGC agents observed a large group of migrants, comprised of mostly family groups enter the United States near Roma, Texas. The group was consisted of 138 family members and seven single adults. The migrants are from the countries of Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Ecuador. Yesterday morning, RGC agents working in La Grulla, Texas, encountered a large group of... Read more →


Virtual Meetings in Camden County

Submit Your Questions for the Next COVID-19 Virtual Update on July 15th Stay Up to Date with the latest COVID-19 information Congressman Norcross and Commissioner Director Cappelli invite residents to submit questions for the next Virtual COVID-19 update on July 15th at 12 PM. This update will center around the Delta Variant and what you need to know. Click Here to submit a question. Commissioner Director Cappelli, Rebecca Bryan, DNP from Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden and Rachel Honrychs of the Health Department hosted last week's virtual Camden County Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Response meeting. You can watch this week's virtual update... Read more →


Top 5 Common Labeling Mistakes to Avoid

Whether you’re a product manager of a large business or a small business owner, experiencing problems with your product labeling is very common. Remember that labels are one of the most important elements of your product. Not only it will showcase the effectiveness and beauty of the product but also generate a positive emotion amongst potential customers. If you don’t resolve your labeling issues, it will quickly turn into a nightmare of your business marketing strategy. From its initial stages of applying to the point of sale, every step of the labeling process is very important until something goes wrong.... Read more →


Patricia M. Bolte, of Moorestown, 80

Patricia M. Bolte (nee Curtis), age 80, of Moorestown, NJ passed away, while surrounded by loving family on Friday, July 2, 2021. Patricia (Pat) was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA and lived in Westville, NJ; Bellmawr, NJ; and Turnersville, NJ before settling in Moorestown for the past 42 years. Pat was a devoted member of Our Lady of Good Counsel in Moorestown, and also a member of the choir. She spent summers in Stone Harbor, NJ where she was a member of Saint Paul Church. Her faith, family, and friends were the most important aspects of her life. She... Read more →


CNBNews CONSUMER ALERT: Tyson Foods Inc. Recalls Ready-To-Eat Chicken Products

Due to Possible Listeria Contamination July 13, 2021, Editor’s Note: The release is being updated to alert consumers that the recalled ready to eat products were used in additional products produced by other establishments and retailers. Some products bear a different establishment number on the label due to further processing and some products may have been served from the deli counter in retail stores. Labels for the products made with the recalled chicken are available here. We encourage consumers to check the FSIS website frequently while we continue to update the press release and/or the labels if we become aware... Read more →


Parker Commits to Commissioner Race

Andrew Parker today announced that he would continue his campaign for County Commissioner and withdraw as a candidate for Egg Harbor Township Committee. “In light of today’s decision, I intend to focus on keeping Atlantic County the best run in the state by running for County Commissioner this November 2. “Months ago, I suggested to my opponent that we flip a coin to bring these sad events to an end and she refused. It’s a shame the residents of Egg Harbor and Hamilton Townships will not have been represented on the County Commissioner Board for almost a year because of... Read more →


Wreaths Across America Virtual Road Races Take on a Special Meaning

One woman shares her amazing story and explains why she is running COLUMBIA FALLS, ME — July 13, 2021 — Wreaths Across America (WAA) proudly continues its 2021 Race Program with 3 great opportunities to participate. First, you are invited to take a summer trip and join WAA in-person for the STEM TO STONE REMEMBRANCE RUN on July 24th from the Tip-lands in Columbia Falls Maine (this race will also have a virtual option so you can stay out of the heat and run from the comfort of air-conditioning.) In addition, starting on September 11th, another virtual race, called RUNNING... Read more →