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September 5, 2021

“Not 18 Yet? No Bet” Awareness Campaign Underway

New Jersey Lottery Renews Its Commitment to Prevention of Underage Lottery Play TRENTON (Aug. 31, 2021) – Today, the New Jersey Lottery (NJL) and the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. (CCGNJ) launched the Lottery’s annual “Not 18 Yet? No Bet” awareness campaign, which reminds residents and retailers that New Jersey law prohibits the sale of lottery tickets by or to anyone under the age of 18. NJL Executive Director James Carey and CCGNJ Acting Executive Director Felicia Grondin renewed their organizations’ commitment to responsible play and the prevention of underage gambling at the campaign’s kickoff event held... Read more →

Lisa Marie McCarrin, of Audubon, age 50

(nee Joseph) Peacefully on August 29, 2021, of Audubon, NJ. Age 50 years. Beloved wife of 16 years to Barry McCarrin. Loving daughter of Marlene and Terry Howells and William and Jennifer Joseph and daughter-in-law of Daniel and Burlyne McCarrin. She is also lovingly survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Lisa will be greatly missed by Barry and her entire family. Her funeral and interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made in Lisa McCarrin’s memory to MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper c/o The Cooper Foundation, 3 Cooper Plaza,... Read more →

Norcross Votes to Advance NDAA that Supports South Jersey Jobs

Uplift Military Working Families, Bolsters Our Domestic Supply Chain & Keeps America Safe WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01), Chair of the Tactical Air and Land Forces (TAL) Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), voted to advance the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22). The bill, which passed on a bipartisan vote of 57 - 2 out of committee, provides our military working families with the resources they need to keep our nation secure, invests in American workers and manufacturing, provides opportunities for registered apprenticeships and will make America safer. The bill... Read more →

$10 Million in Financial Relief Available for Small Businesses Impacted by Tropical Storm Ida

Interim assistance will provide grants up to $5,000 to storm-impacted businesses/non-profits with up to 50 employees MILLBURN – Governor Phil Murphy announced preliminary details of a proposed plan to provide grants to New Jersey small businesses impacted by severe weather caused by Tropical Storm Ida on Wednesday and early Thursday. The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA)has been tasked with creating and administering the program, which will provide short-term, immediate rent/mortgage reimbursement support to New Jersey businesses and non-profits with up to 50 employees that suffered physical damage on September 1stand 2nd, 2021 and any additional flooding immediately thereafter. Murphy... Read more →

Philadelphia schools go virtual Friday...

After parents express frustration with weather notifications Dale MezzacappaSep 2, 2021/CHALKBEAT The Philadelphia school district’s handling of notifying parents of delays after Wednesday night’s storm has angered many in Philadelphia. The remnants of Hurricane Ida hit parts of the Northeast hard, with flooding in New York City, Philadelphia and New Jersey. Spencer Platt / Getty Images Despite the havoc wreaked by the tail end of Hurricane Ida, Philadelphia’s school district opened Thursday, with notice of a two-hour delay for some schools that came so late some parents already had dropped off their children. On Friday, the district plans to go... Read more →

Kutztown University Announces 2021 Women's Soccer Roster

KUTZTOWN, PA (09/02/2021)-- Kutztown University will have 39 student-athletes representing its women's soccer program for the 2021 season. Read the full season preview online For the first time since Nov. 9, 2019, the Kutztown University women's soccer team will take to the field for an NCAA game. KU's 2021 slate is set to start under the lights Friday night in West Virginia. The Golden Bears, like many other programs across the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference and NCAA, will be breaking in almost an entirely different team since the last time it played in 2019. Albeit with a newer roster and... Read more →

Take That Texas - Satanists Demand FDA Give Access to Abortion Drugs for Religious Ritual

Is Freedom of Religion For Everyone? Or Just The Religious Right? FDA Demand Letter Attached - Lawyer Available for Immediate Interview Boston, MA: The Satanic Temple has written a letter to the FDA arguing their members should be allowed access to abortion pills without having to jump through regulatory hoops. While legal scholars wring their hands over Texas lawmakers attack on Roe v. Wade, Satanists are using creative approach to allow women in Texas access to abortions: religious freedom. For a few years now the Satanic Temple has been using its status as a religion to argue that access to... Read more →

Governor Murphy, Senate President Sweeney, Speaker Coughlin to Join Workers on Labor Day Picket Line

SERV Behavioral Health Workers Holding 24-Hour Strike On Monday, Labor Day, residential counselors and maintenance employees for SERV Centers of New Jersey in Mercer County will hold a 24-hour unfair labor practice strike to protest unfair working conditions and SERV’s bad faith bargaining during contract negotiations. Gov. Murphy, Sen. Sweeney and Assemblymember Coughlin will also join the picket line at SERV’s headquarters in Ewing to show their solidarity with the workers. Who: Governor Murphy, Senate President Sweeney, Speaker Coughlin, SERV Workers, Union Members and Community Allies What: Picket Line Outside SERV HQ When: Labor Day, Monday, September 3, August 26... Read more →

Are You Looking for a JOB?

Looking for a new employment opportunity? Pull out your best business attire, fill a folder with resumes and head to the Employment Weekly Job Fair in partnership with Camden County. The free event is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, September 17, in the Nordstrom Corridor of the Cherry Hill Mall. Businesses will be on hand showcasing both full-time and part-time job openings and other opportunities. Job seekers can plan to discuss their resumes and employment aspirations on site with all businesses. Additional Camden County partners will be present at the event to assist with job-related and... Read more →