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Rep. Norcross Releases Information About How To Order Groceries Online With SNAP

Neighbor, Families across the country are struggling to put food on the table as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a devastating toll on employment and the economy. No one should have to worry about whether they can afford to feed their families. Today, I want to provide you with some information on food security resources and updates to SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits in New Jersey. Ordering Groceries Online with SNAP Beginning next week, New Jerseyans on SNAP will be able to shop... Read more →


Rev. Francis J. Gramigna, Guidance Director, Cooper Chaplain, Parish Pastor, Camden Catholic HS Alum

Rev. Francis J. Gramigna Egg Harbor Township – On May 22, 2020. Age 83. Loving son of the late Joseph and Jane Gramigna. Devoted brother of Kathleen “Cass” (late Edward) Garrity and Charles (late Claire) Gramigna, and Sister-in-law Mary Gramigna. Predeceased by Mary (Louis) Lippa, Joan (Thomas) Campbell, Rose (Patrick) McShane, Joseph (Patricia) Gramigna, Edward Gramigna, Sr. Dear uncle of 48 nieces and nephews, and too many great-nieces and great-nephews to count. Father Frank was born in Oaklyn and was a graduate of Camden Catholic... Read more →


Down The Shore: Gym Owner Waiting to Open

By MADDY VITALE/MediaWize Chris Lambert, who owns four Atilis gyms, says he will be ready to reopen as soon as Gov. Phil Murphy gives the order – but not a moment sooner. His comments came two days after the franchise owners of the Atilis in Bellmawr chose to ignore Murphy’s order that deems gyms as non-essential businesses that are to remain closed for now amid the COVID-19 safety regulations and restrictions in place since March. Ian Smith and Frank Trumbetti are the owners of the... Read more →


Gloucester County switched to “grab and go” meals

(Monroe Twp., NJ) -- To protect seniors and reduce risk of infection, congregate meal sites across the state have closed. Gloucester County switched to “grab and go” meals only in addition to home delivered meals. Food access and availability are among the major concerns of older Gloucester County residents amidst the Covid-19 pandemic “The Division of Senior Services staff and volunteers are on the front lines in responding to the increased demand for meals and ensuring food security for vulnerable older adults in our county,”... Read more →


ENERGY COMPANY FED UP WITH DENIALS WONT REFILE FOR PERMIT; MEANTIME THOUSANDS UNEMPLOYED

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square Natural gas pipeline expansion project in New York, New Jersey Dead (The Center Square) – Williams Companies said on Thursday that while it may appeal Gloucestercitynews.net files decisions made by officials in New Jersey and New York last week, the energy company will not seek to refile permit applications for a natural gas expansion project in those states. The proposed natural pipeline additions to existing infrastructure would have provided enough fuel to power more than 2 million homes... Read more →


Avalon Lions Postpone Charity Golf Tournament

AVALON, NJ --Out of an abundance of caution due to Covid-19, the Avalon Lions Club is moving back the date for its 12th annual charity golf tournament. In cooperation with the Avalon Golf Club, the Lions have changed the event’s planned date from June 28 to September 13, 2020. Details for the outing will be determined by the safety precautions in effect at that time, but the Lions promise a great day of golf, food and fun for participants. The tournament raises money for the... Read more →


Rep. Norcross Thanks Service Members

Related: American Hero Face of Defense This weekend, we honor all the men and women who fought for our freedom and made the ultimate sacrifice. Each one of these Americans were sisters, brothers, mothers, fathers and friends. Each one of these brave service members is loved, is mourned and is missed by their families, friends and communities. Local Memorial Day Events Camden County will host a Virtual Memorial Day Ceremony, viewable online from May 23rd at 10 a.m. through the week of the 25th. National... Read more →


“Surveillance Capitalism Meets The Coronavirus Shock Doctrine"

The Intercept Presents “Surveillance Capitalism Meets The Coronavirus Shock Doctrine,” A Live Discussion on Thursday, May 28 (4 p.m. ET) with Naomi Klein, Shoshana Zuboff and Host Mehdi Hasan New York, NY – May 21, 2020 – On Thursday, May 28, Intercept senior columnist Mehdi Hasan will host a live video discussion with Intercept senior correspondent Naomi Klein (“The Shock Doctrine" and "On Fire: The Burning Case for A Green New Deal") and Shoshana Zuboff (“The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human... Read more →


Beach Tags Required in Avalon

AVALON, NJ---Beach Tags Required: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Mayor Martin Pagliughi has signed an executive order that will require beach tags on Avalon’s beaches as of Friday, July 3rd, 2020. Seasonal tags will cost $25 through June 30th, 2020; as of July 1st, tags will cost $30. No beach tags are required for Memorial Day weekend. Starting Friday, May 22nd, sitting/sunbathing is allowed on Avalon’s beach. Beach Tag Booth: The Avalon Beach Tag booth will open for the season on Friday, May 22nd from... Read more →


New Jersey Faces $10 Billion Revenue Deficit

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey is facing a nearly $10 billion revenue shortfall through the end of fiscal year 2021, according to a report issued by state Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic file A $2.72 billion deficit is projected for the remainder of fiscal 2020, which was extended from June 30 to Sept. 30. A deficit of $7.2 billion is projected by the end of fiscal 2021. The state saw a steep decline in revenues in... Read more →


Trump Administration’s Operation Warp Speed Accelerates AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

to be Available Beginning in October Responding to President Trump’s call to develop 300 million doses of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine by January under Operation Warp Speed, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and AstraZeneca are collaborating to make available at least 300 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine called AZD1222, with the first doses delivered as early as October 2020. The agreement between AstraZeneca and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), part of the HHS office of the Assistant Secretary for... Read more →


CNB Business News: South Jersey Marketing Co. Expands into Major Markets

Clearbridge Branding Agency, a South Jersey-based branding and marketing company has announced its expansion into two major markets: Philadelphia and Chicago. GLASSBORO, NJ,May 20, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Clearbridge Branding Agency, a South Jersey-based branding and marketing company has announced its expansion into two major markets: Philadelphia and Chicago. With current locations in Glassboro and Millville, New Jersey, president of Clearbridge Branding Agency, Kevin Pustizzi, said that the demand for the company’s services necessitated the need to open up two new locations. “We provide a first-in-class... Read more →


CNBNews Book Review: Four Powerful Stories Of Love, Growth And The Soul

Rachael’s Return” by Janet Rebhan (NAPSI)—Caroline Martin has everything but the thing her soul craves most: a daughter. During a routine hysterectomy, she unwittingly aborts the little girl she’s always longed for, leaving the unborn baby’s soul in limbo. She shares a hospital room with a pregnant woman who’s just been shot by her boyfriend. Her unborn child is barely hanging on—and the soul of Caroline’s hovering baby cannot resist the urge to rebirth via this unclaimed fetus. In the aftermath, two engaging heavenly guides... Read more →


TSA prepared for summer travelers with updated security procedures

In response to COVID-19, procedure changes rolling out nationwide by mid-June WASHINGTON – With the Memorial Day holiday weekend kicking off the start of summer, the Transportation Security Administration is preparing a very different travel season given the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. TSA has implemented changes to the security screening process that reduce the potential for cross-contamination at the security checkpoint in an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. TSA has already begun implementation of these changes – with more to be implemented at... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: CGA holds virtual graduation ceremony for Class of 2020

Largest and most inclusive graduating class including the largest number of women NEW LONDON, Conn. —The U.S. Coast Guard Academy’s Class of 2020 will be remembered for many things. It is the largest and most inclusive graduating class and includes the largest number of female graduates in the institution's history. They also became the first class to hold a virtual commencement ceremony due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Commencement day activities began at 1 p.m. with recorded congratulatory messages from a host of flag officers, elected... Read more →


Atlantic City: Spirit Airlines Returning Service June 11

SPIRIT AIRLINES TO BEGIN THEIR ROUTE TO RECOVERY AT ATLANTIC CITY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP -- May 22, 2020 - Spirit Airlines is returning service of flights at Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) to all cities that were suspended in early April. Beginning June 11, flights to Atlanta, GA; Fort Lauderdale, FL; Fort Myers, FL and Tampa, FL will resume, joining Myrtle Beach, SC and Orlando, FL as destinations from ACY. For schedule, fare and booking information, please visit www.Spirit.com. Health and safety remain... Read more →


Treatment of downstate public ponds for the aquatic weed hydrilla

DOVER, DELAWARE--With inland water temperatures rising and aquatic plants emerging, DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife is treating downstate public ponds for the nuisance aquatic weed hydrilla. Uncontrolled hydrilla can choke the water, crowding out beneficial plant species and preventing fishing and boating access. Ponds being treated this year are Griffiths Pond near Milford, Concord Pond near Seaford, and Wagamons Pond in Milton. Signs are posted at the boat ramp of each pond on the day of treatment. Sonar, registered and approved by the U.S.... Read more →


Searching for a ‘New Normal’ in New Jersey’s Public Schools

MAY 20,2020 The selectively lethal coronavirus spread through New Jersey at a pace that would make a wildfire seem like a wisp of smoke. On Wednesday, March 4, New Jersey had its first diagnosed case. On Tuesday, March 10, New Jersey reported its first coronavirus death. By the time Gov. Phil Murphy signed his historic Executive Order 104, which closed all New Jersey schools on March 18, there were 178 New Jersey cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. On May 18, only... Read more →


George E. Norcross, III and Phillip A. Norcross Announce Plan to Distribute 175,000 Reusable facemasks to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19

(CAMDEN, NJ) – George E. Norcross, III, the chairman of the Cooper Board of Trustees and founder of the Norcross Foundation, and Phillip A. Norcross, the chair of The Cooper Foundation, announced the two Foundations will begin distributing more than 175,000 reusable and washable fabric facemasks to patients, employees, and the members of its community to reduce the spread of COVID-19. At the beginning of the pandemic, The Cooper Foundation began a dedicated fund to provide Cooper’s clinical team the needed personal protection equipment (PPE).... Read more →


Join the Virtual Moral March

At AFSCME, we are committed to fighting inequality. To lifting people out of poverty. To protecting and expanding health care. To ensuring all working people have the rights and the respect we deserve. These are basic human rights, and we proudly join the struggle anywhere for these values. Now, a global pandemic is exposing inequality and injustice – and making them worse. It is working class people who are losing their jobs. It is the poorest among us, as always, feeling the most pain as... Read more →


Authorities Offer $5,000 Reward for Info on Palmyra Murder

BURLINGTON CITY, NJ (May 20, 2020)-Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a $5,000 reward has been posted in an effort to gain the public’s help in solving the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man in Palmyra late last year. The homicide was committed at a house party in the 500 block of West 5th Street on October 11, 2019. Jonte Rice, of Willingboro, was shot several times and pronounced dead shortly after being transported to Cooper University Medical Center in Camden. “There were multiple... Read more →


JDRF Founder Lee Ducat and Virtua Health CEO Record Podcast

JDRF founder Lee Ducat (right) hosts Virtua Health CEO Dennis Pullin in her Audubon, Pa., home, where they recorded a recent podcast. On May 21, 1970, the suburban-Philadelphia mother launched JDRF from her living room. Today, the charity is among the world’s most successful research and advocacy groups. (Marlton, NJ….) In the late 1960s, Lee Ducat was “just another mother” of a child with type 1 diabetes. But 50 years ago this Thursday (May 21), she became the founder of one of the most successful... Read more →


Camden County Virtual Town Hall Today

Today, at noon, I am joining Camden County Government officials for a virtual town hall discussion to talk to you all directly about COVID-19 and address your questions and concerns. Wednesday, May 20 at 12:00 PM Streamed live on: Facebook.com/DonaldNorcrossNJ I will join Camden County Freeholder Director Lou Cappelli and Camden County Freeholder Melinda Kane for a virtual town hall on COVID-19 to discuss the House’s passage of the Heroes Act, testing in South Jersey, the path forward to reopening and more. Participants will respond... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Urge Drivers to Slow Down

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (May19, 2020)--The Gloucester Township Police Traffic Safety Unit has received many speeding complaints on several residential roadways in town, which include East Lake Avenue in the Blackwood Section. The majority of residential streets have a speed limit of 25 MPH. Since our children are being home schooled and the weather is getting warmer adults and children are outside in our neighborhoods exercising, bike riding, and playing much earlier. Please use extra caution and SLOW DOWN on all our roadways, especially on those... Read more →


*A great opportunity for the lovers of online lottery games

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 19, 2020)--Togel is an Indonesian word that represents lottery games. The most popular lottery games in Indonesia are Singapore and Sidney. To learn more about Togel Sidney or Singapore, have a look below. Togel agent TOGEL55 is an Online Website Site that offers: Singapore Togel HongKong Togel Sidney Togel Some other Live lottery games. Togel market Whenever you choose to play on TOGEL55, you can surely play in a lot of marketplaces. The provided markets on the website are: Sidney Lottery It is one... Read more →


*South Jersey to face Arthur Hurricane Memorial Day

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 19, 2020)--For the 6th year straight, a named tropical system has shaped in the Atlantic Hurricane Basin before the official beginning of the period June 1. Fortunately, South Jersey will get no immediate effect from this. Nevertheless, related to an enormous, upper-level low pressure to our west, minor to direct seaside flooding, twists, high oceans, some rain will start Monday night, and last into a significant part of the week. For those away from the coves and seashores, expect Monday night through Thursday to... Read more →


Congressional Candidate Harrison Takes Issue with Health Care Company Wellpath

Amy Kennedy Continues to Dodge Questions Regarding Health Care Company [May 18, 2020 –Longport, New Jersey] --Brigid Callahan Harrison, Democratic candidate for New Jersey’s second congressional district released the following statement: Twenty-six days ago, the NJ Globe first reported that during the first quarter of her political campaign, Wellpath, a corrupt, for-profit, out-of-state, health care company, placed Amy Kennedy’s husband, former Congressman Patrick Kennedy on their Board, while also bundling thousands of dollars to her campaign. Wellpath has been notorious for providing fatally poor care... Read more →


Gloucester Twp. Police Alert: Blood Drive June 8

(GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ)--The American Red Cross has an Emergency Need for blood and platelet donors of all types to give now. Inventories are critically low. Please consider donating and help replenish the blood supply for patients in need. You might not realize how important certain letters are until they're gone. A, B and O are our main blood groups and when not enough people donate blood, hospital shelves may be empty when a critical patient arrives. A few missing letters may not seem like a... Read more →


Starting May 18 Non-Essential Construction and Non-Essential Retail Businesses Allowed

(Camden City, NJ) – Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 142 on May 13, permitting the resumption of non-essential construction, curbside pickup at non-essential retail businesses, and car gatherings for the purpose of drive-through and drive-in events. The construction and non-essential retail provisions will take effect at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, May 18, while the car gatherings provision will take effect immediately. “This is welcome news to thousands of Camden County residents who run their own small business or are employed by a business... Read more →


Stockton University Commencement Online

Galloway, N.J. – The confetti fell on the Class of 2020 at Stockton University on Friday, but it did so virtually, as the class celebrated eCommencement online at home, sharing their day on social media rather than at Boardwalk Hall. The website went live at noon, when Commencement would have begun at Boardwalk Hall, and within the first two hours had 6,000 unique pageviews. “We would love to congratulate each and every one of you, to present your degrees in person, to shake your hands,”... Read more →


United Methodist Communities Announces Staff Appointments

Michele E. Matthews Promoted to Executive Director and Sharon Schwarzkopf Appointed Healthcare Administrator PITMAN, N.J., May, 2020 — United Methodist Communities (UMC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Michele E. Matthews to executive director and the appointment of Sharon Schwarzkopf to healthcare administrator at their Pitman campus, effective May 15, 2020. Ms. Matthews, assisted living administrator at UMC at Pitman since 2011, has been promoted to executive director, and will assume oversight and management of the senior living community. Pitman’s management team will report... Read more →


Catholic League Job Opening: Communications

May 15, 2020 A senior position in communications will open in August in our New York office (it cannot be done remote). The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes: Practicing Catholic who is strongly committed to the mission of the Catholic League Familiar with the structure and workings of the Catholic Church Exceptional writing skills Good oral communication skills Good research skills Good familiarity with social media Good people skills Well organized Ability to move quickly and meet deadlines Ability to cover a wide... Read more →


Governor’s Endorsement Of Biden Should Be Deemed Unacceptable

Murphy and Norcross should withdraw Biden endorsement or pack their bags and leave COLLINGSWOOD – Claire Gustafson, Republican candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s first congressional district, said today that “Governor Phil Murphy should have applied the same standard to Tara Reade’s allegation of sexual assault by former Vice President Joe Biden as he did Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s allegation against Justice Brett Kavanaugh.” “During Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings Governor Murphy, in a tweet, said of Christine Blasey Ford, ‘The presumption that she is... Read more →


MAKING LIFE BETTER: Stories And Songs Matter More Than Ever Right Now

(NAPSI)—Here’s a thought that may make you feel like singing: In times like these, when so many people feel like little islands, connecting with other people to share stories and songs takes on a special significance. It’s long been popular. For much of human history, the center of people’s light and life was the humble campfire. It was a place to teach, share, connect, and give thanks. It was the hub of culture, where our ancestors gathered nightly to fight back the dark with their... Read more →


Jonah Engler explains what good mindfulness meditation does for your health

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 15, 2020)--Living our lives from moment to moment with a calm mind to enjoy every moment brings immense happiness and enhances the joy of living. To achieve the state of mind that sharpens your senses so that you can hear, sense, and feel everything that is happening around you but with a measured aloofness without being judgmental, you must practice mindfulness meditation that enhances your overall wellbeing. The practice of meditation will purify your mind by filtering out unwanted thoughts that lead to stress... Read more →