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July 29, 2022

NJ Jersey's Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $1 Billion Plus

Playing with an office pool? A group of friends? Read on for tips and best practices… TRENTON (July 29, 2022) – All eyes are on the Mega Millions jackpot as soaring ticket sales keep pushing the jackpot higher and higher. The jackpot has just been increased to $1.1 billion, the second-largest jackpot in Mega Millions history. The estimated cash value is $648.2 million. Over one million New Jersey players have already won prizes during this jackpot roll, including three tickets worth $1,000,000 and another worth $3,000,000. Another 34 New Jersey players have won prizes of $10,000 or more by matching... Read more →


Certified Therapy Dogs Visit Long-Term Care Residents at Jefferson Health Care Center

Long-term care residents at the Jefferson Health Care Center (JHCC) in Washington Township recently enjoyed a special visit from certified therapy dogs Cole and Cece — along with their owners, Chris Hannah and fiancée, Nicole Sapello. The visit, held in collaboration with Angelic Health, was part of the Team Cole Project’s annual summer "Kindness Tour" to area schools, hospice patients, and veterans' homes. South Jersey dogs Cole, five, and Cece, 15 months, are anything but your typical canines, as the pit bulls were both born deaf. Cole has learned some American Sign Language commands from Chris. The Team Cole Project... Read more →


Project SEARCH at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital Wins Award

Project SEARCH at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital was recognized with an "Excellent Outcome Award" at the 15th annual Project SEARCH Conference in Baltimore, MD, on July 26. This is the fifth time the hospital has received this recognition for high employment outcomes. Project SEARCH at Jefferson Health partners include Jefferson, the Y.A.L.E. School, the New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities, the New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services, and Samost Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Southern New Jersey. Interns at Jefferson train in a variety of hospital departments, including Health Information Management, Patient Transport, Pharmacy, Storeroom, Food Service, Maintenance,... Read more →


Are You Curious About Crypto?

by Matt Muller (NAPSI)—If you’re like many people, you may be curious about crypto. From crypto direct deposits and debit cards to decentralized saving and lending and cross-border payments, the cryptoeconomy is rapidly challenging many of the core ideas around what money is and how it can be put to work. As cryptocurrency grows in popularity and use cases, you may have questions about how this digital currency works—and how secure your personal information and finances will be. Read on for answers to some common questions about crypto safety and security. How can I be sure that my crypto transactions... Read more →


Down The Shore: Wildwoods Host World’s Largest Ultimate Disc Tournament

Wildwoods’ Beaches July 30 & 31 The Wildwoods, NJ – July 29, 2022 – The annual Beach Ultimate Tournament, the largest co-ed beach Frisbee tournament in the world, celebrates 30 years in the Wildwoods on Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31. The Wildwood Beach Ultimate Tournament, held every July in the Wildwoods, started in 1992 and draws over 400 teams from the United States and around the globe. Beach Ultimate, originally known as Ultimate Frisbee, is a non-contact team sport played with a flying disc. It mixes the best features of sports such as soccer, basketball, American football and... Read more →


Help Wanted: Gloucester City Seeks Keyboard Clerk

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 28, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The City of Gloucester City is seeking a qualified self-motivated and detailed oriented individual to serve as a full-time keyboard clerk. Job duties and qualifications are listed below. If interested, send a cover letter and resume to the Court Administrator, Samantha Schules. space donated by CNBNewsnet as a public service Read more →


Youth Fishing Tournament Winners at Delaware State Fair

DNREC Honors Young Environmentalists, At the Delaware State Fair in Harrington today, Governor John Carney and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin honored three Delaware students as DNREC’s Young Environmentalists of the Year for their work to protect, restore or enhance our state’s natural resources, and the three winners of the 2022 Youth Fishing Tournament. “DNREC’s Young Environmentalist awards are an annual reminder of how today’s young people are stepping up to take leadership roles in caring for our natural resources and advocating for the health of our environment. Today, we recognize three of these young Delawareans who are already making... Read more →


Eight Rowan Women Lacrosse Players Named to IWLCA Division III Academic Honor Roll

NORTHBOROUGH, MA – Eight members of the Rowan women’s lacrosse team – Julianna Corson, Jamie Cutrera, Michaela Donnelly, Lauren Ferriola, Gianna Rusk, Erin Scioli, Rachael Sepcic and Shelby Tanner – have been named to the 2022 IWLCA Division III Academic Honor Roll. In addition, the Profs’ team was named an IWLCA Academic Honor squad. The Profs were among 977 student-athletes from 183 different institutions who are juniors, seniors or graduate students who have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or greater. The Profs were one of 295 schools across all divisions that posted a 3.2 or higher team GPA for... Read more →


Sunday, August 28 Ukrainian Folk Festival and Outdoor ConcertT

A dazzling festival of Ukrainian folk music, dance, foods and arts and crafts Horsham, Pa.—Sunday, August 28, 12:00 – 8:00 PM. The Ukrainian Folk Festival 2022 will be held at the Ukrainian American Sport Center -- Tryzub (www.tryzub.org), County Line and Lower State Roads, Horsham, PA. $5.00 of each Paid Admission will be Donated to Humanitarian Relief of War Victims in Ukraine. Exciting, spectacular, dazzling, breathtaking, exhilarating, spirited, soulful, enchanting, captivating, and intriguing – modest words which describe but by no means capture the essence of Ukrainian folk art, music, and dance. From the rich color and deep symbolism of... Read more →


Rosemary Joan Kenney, of Gloucester City, age 99

On July 27, 2022, age 99, Rosemary Joan Kenney, of Gloucester City, NJ, passed away peacefully in her sleep at Woodbury Mews Assisted Living in Woodbury, NJ. She was born to the late Samuel and Mary Rose Goodman (nee Bozarth), December 20, 1922, in Woodbury, NJ. Except for a brief 5-year period, in Vineland, NJ due to her father’s employment, Rosemary was a lifelong resident of Gloucester City, NJ and devoted parishioner of Saint Mary’s Catholic Church. During her brief time in Vineland, Rosemary graduated from Sacred Heart Grammar School and Sacred Heart High School, graduating in June 1940. It... Read more →


Dorothy 'Dot' Ann Wrigley (nee Lang) of Gloucester City

On July 26, 2022. Age 76. Of Gloucester City. (nee Lang) Loving and devoted wife of 45 years to the late Elwood J. “Bud” Wrigley. Loving mother of Joseph “Bud” Wrigley and his wife, Krista. Cherished grandmother of Natalie and Angela. Beloved sister Frank Lang (Lisa) and the late John Lang (surviving Pat). Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, John and Rebecca Lang (nee McQuaid). Dot was a longtime devoted parishioner of St. Mary’s Church. She loved vacations at the Jersey Shore, shopping and being surrounded by her family. Relatives and friends are invited... Read more →


Behavioral Health Workers and AFSCME New Jersey Win Agreement on NLRB Cases Against SERV

Behavioral Health Workers and AFSCME New Jersey Win Agreement on NLRB Cases Against SERV Hamilton, NJ – The hardworking behavioral health employees of SERV Centers of New Jersey in Mercer and Middlesex Counties won critical victories in their multi-year fight for a first contract when the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) finalized an agreement detailing their employer’s violations of various labor laws. The workers and their union, AFSCME New Jersey Council 63, filed the Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) due to SERV’s continued refusal to bargain in good faith with the residential counselors and maintenance workers who voted overwhelmingly for their... Read more →