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GUEST OPINION: Public Schools Resist Competition

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor April 12, 2021 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an op-ed that attacks religious and charter schools: The waiting list to get into charter schools is considerable in most cities. Most on the list are non-white. They want an alternative to the public schools. Why? For the same reason that rich people do: the public schools are unsatisfactory, and in many cases they are positively dreadful. But unlike the rich, most minority parents cannot afford to send their children to private schools. Enrollment at Catholic schools during the pandemic is down overall, though there are many important exceptions. Many low-income parents, and those who are out of work, cannot pay the tuition. A report by the National Catholic Educational... Read more →


*VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO PLANT TREES IN GLOUCESTER CITY

image source Pinterest GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--(APRIL 12, 2021) The New Jersey Tree Foundation is looking for volunteers to help plant 40 trees along the 800-900 block of Mercer Street in Gloucester City. The date is Saturday, April 17, 2021, from 9 AM to 12Noon. See announcement below. Read more →


Soon Another Traffic Nightmare for Travelers Coming and Going Through Gloucester City

Klemm Avenue, one of the most dangerous overpasses in the US (May 25, 2013) The I-76 overpass at Klemm Ave. in Gloucester City, N.J. was named one of the worst bridges in 2013. The overpass was built in 1956. More than 191,000 vehicles use it every day, and $30 million has been earmarked for deck replacement CNBNews photo credit GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 12, 2021)(CNBNews--Residents in Gloucester City will be dealing with traffic detours in the very near future as the New Jersey Department of Transportation has pushed up their time table for the construction of a third large road project for the connected 76/42/295 corridor. The construction is beginning sooner than later because DOT is concerned about the poor condition of the Klemm Avenue... Read more →


Essential home selling mistakes that you must avoid

Selling your house can be a challenging and exciting project of your life! It gives you the scope to shift to a new location and earn a profit by selling your house. However, before you get all excited to see the “Sold” sign against your home, you need to be aware of a few mistakes that some people make. From not understanding the current real estate trends to not trusting your instinct, the errors are many. When you commit a mistake, it can result in frustrating after-effects. It can make you lose out on time and money. Here are a few errors that you need to avoid. Sell when you are not ready Placing your house in the market and listing service can be a... Read more →


NJ'S Pick-6 Rolls to $6.5 Million for April 12 Drawing

TRENTON (April 9, 2021) – The Pick-6 drawing on April 8 produced eight winners of $3,791 for matching five out of six white balls drawn. One of those tickets was purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prize to $11,373. The winning numbers for the Thursday, April 8, drawing were: 11, 17, 21, 29, 42 and 45. The XTRA Multiplier was: 03. By adding XTRA for an additional $1.00 per play, winners are able to multiply their non-jackpot prizes by the XTRA number drawn. The $6.5 million drawing will be held Monday, April 12, 2021. Read more →


ALL CATHOLIC CONCERT BAND  TO PERFORM ITS ANNUAL FESTIVAL VIA LIVESTREAM TONIGHT

THE ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA Seventy-four students representing Archdiocesan Secondary Schools and private Catholic High Schools throughout the five-county region have been selected to participate in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s 2021 All Catholic Concert Band. This year’s concert is under the direction of guest conductor, Mr. James Colonna, D.M.A, Director of Bands/Graduate Studies in Instrumental Conducting, Messiah University. It will be hosted by Mr. Michael Connor (Class of ’85), President of Cardinal O’Hara High School, Mrs. Eileen Vice (Class of ’89), Principal of Cardinal O’Hara High School in Springfield (Delaware County), and Mr. Hector Ramirez, Music Director for Cardinal O’Hara High School. Saturday, April 10, 2021 6:30 p.m. Cardinal O’Hara High School To view the livestream of the 2021 All Catholic Concert Band please click here.... Read more →


HELP WANTED: PATRON SERVICES ASSOCIATE

Kimmel Center, Inc. Patron Services Associate Department: Ticket Philadelphia Reports to: Patron Services Manager Status: Non-exempt, Part-time About Ticket Philadelphia Ticket Philadelphia is the official ticket seller for shows presented at the Kimmel Center, the Academy of Music and the Merriam Theatre. Our contact center, box office, and website provide exceptional customer service for all events on the Kimmel Center Campus. Ticket Philadelphia provides services for Kimmel Center Resident Companies including The Philadelphia Orchestra, The Philly Pops, The Pennsylvania Ballet, as well as other local cultural organizations including Capitol Philharmonic of New Jersey. Open 7 days a week, Ticket Philadelphia contact center manages an average of 300-800 calls per day and tickets over 1,800 events per year. Summary: The Patron Services Associate is responsible for providing superlative customer service... Read more →


Philadelphia Principals' Union Holds 'Money Matters In Schools' Virtual Town Hall

PHILADELPHIA, April 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Teamsters Local 502/Commonwealth Association of School Administrators (CASA) members joined with political, community and labor leaders today for a virtual town hall for a discussion on the School District of Philadelphia's commitment to equity and the need for administrators to be part of the decision-making process when it comes to school spending and staffing. Teamsters Local 502/CASA members have called on the School District of Philadelphia to provide funding for five full-time positions that the union has deemed as "absolutely essential" at every Philadelphia school. The five centrally allocated positions include an assistant principal, a climate manager, a fully released literacy lead teacher, a fully released math lead teacher, and a fully released special education compliance monitor. "CASA members... Read more →


Curaleaf Opens Two New Retail Locations in Greater Philadelphia

WAKEFIELD, Mass., April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA /OTCQX: CURLF) ("Curaleaf" or the "Company"), a leading U.S. provider of consumer products in cannabis, is announcing new Curaleaf branding for the Company's recently acquired retail locations and the opening of two new locations in Horsham and Philadelphia. The new Curaleaf-branded stores mark the company's 11th and 12th locations in Pennsylvania. As a vertically integrated cannabis operator known for quality, expertise, and reliability, Curaleaf is the largest national cannabis retail brand in the U.S., and will have 104 locations across 23 states following the opening of the two new Pennsylvania dispensaries. Curaleaf successfully closed its acquisition of Grassroots on July 23, 2020. In connection with that deal, nine Herbology dispensaries in Pennsylvania—located in... Read more →


Paleo Playdate April 14

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 10:00 AM-10:45 AM Calling curious kiddos! Grab your favorite plastic dinosaur, stuffed animal or toy bug and join us for a playful preschool party. Ages 3 to 6 Have some fun with Academy experts and other young natural history fans for a very special science story time. Each week will feature new stories, new hands-on activities to try at home and room to move and explore. Everyone can chat, play and show off their knowledge, and you’ll meet a new special guest each week! Whether you’d like to learn more about dinosaurs or dioramas, or if you just dream of becoming a scientist, our experts will be ready to answer your questions and have some fun. Paleo Playdate was developed for... Read more →


Skylands Stadium Host to Food Truck&Craft Beer Festival

Augusta, NJ, April 6, --The 2021 Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival is making its grand comeback, this Spring at Skylands Stadium. It’s going to be a great day of Food, Fun, and Family that you won’t want to miss. The event has entertainment for all ages. Spend a special day enjoying the outdoors, delicious food, craft beer, music, and more! This Sussex County event will take place Saturday, May 15, right on the field from 12 p.m. -7 p.m., rain or shine. The fun family event will offer a wide selection of tasty food and beverage options for every palette. Photo credit: Torri Koppenaal More than 20 popular food trucks will be offering their sweet and savory fare, including: A Taco Affair, Chank's Grab-n-Go,... Read more →


How to Use The Crypto Trading Signals

To help the traders there are many tools that help them in making decisions during trading. Crypto trading signals are one of them. Crypto signals are one kind of online alert that shows the current market information and good trading opportunities. These signals enable the trader to track and copy trading actions that are created by experts and after research and analysis. These experts use a wide range of trading tools, techniques, strategies, and indicators to obtain the best possible results. This indicates the support and resistance level, candlestick patterns, moving averages, etc. The strategies contain arbitrage, price action, hedging, and other market factors. The signal creator uses management techniques and issue crypto trading signals so the user can get maximum profit. Using Crypto Trading... Read more →


Annual Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament, Registration Now Open!

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 7, 2021)--The 5th Annual Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, July 23, 2021, at Ron Jaworski's Blue Heron Pines Golf Club in Egg Harbor Twp., NJ. The tournament will provide families with financial needs the opportunity to give their sons and daughters a Gloucester Catholic High School education! All proceeds directly fund scholarships and tuition assistance. A limited number of golfing spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Last year's tournament sold out, so please register as soon as possible, if interested, online by clicking on the link below. After all spots are filled, all subsequent registrations will be put on a waiting list. Gloucester Catholic is a school with an inspiring tradition. Since 1926, GCHS... Read more →


Are Newspapers Dead?

By Dorothy York, President and CEO of North American Precis Syndicate (NAPS) The emergence of a vast array of digital channels has made printed newspapers stronger. While many newspapers have lost market share, been bought out, merged into chains of newspapers, or have gone out of business, others have been reborn, rebranded, reinvented themselves, or have started up as new ventures, product line extensions, or resurfaced with new owners. Many small business owners reach customers and prospects via online channels such as social media, and use more traditional channels such as newsletters or direct mail. Community newspapers are all supported by local advertisers, mostly small businesses, who have determined that there is a competitive rate of return on their ad spend with printed media. Using... Read more →


Depressed? Thinking About Suicide? Help is Available

Mental Health Resources Available Amidst COVID-19 (Camden City, NJ) – The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to dramatically alter our day-to-day activities. From small adjustments like mandatory mask wearing, to life-changing events like lost loved ones or prolonged unemployment, the pandemic can be a serious strain on mental health. For some, managing comes easy, but for those struggling to cope, support is available. “From the beginning of this pandemic, we have been fighting a war on multiple fronts. While much of our collective attention has been paid to protecting physical health, we need everyone to make sure they are closely monitoring their mental health as well,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Fortunately, as the pandemic has continued, assistance and resources to cope with its... Read more →


Looking for a Fun Time? Try New Jersey Food Tour Trail

NEW JERSEY, USA — Looking for something fun to do when the weather turns warm again? Plus, when restaurants are able to safely open back up, you may be itching to get out and become a foodie! So, look no further than the New Jersey Food Tour Trail: your go-to interactive and guided experience involving fun food and drinks throughout the state. The New Jersey Food Tour Trail is a collaboration of food tours that operate in various regions throughout the state. The joining of tours was developed for tourists to create their own trail in an effort to “eat their way” throughout New Jersey. The New Jersey Food Tour Trail hopes tourists, even in their own backyards, get the chance to learn and explore... Read more →


Anna M Lex,of Woodbury, formerly of Sewell; Owner of the Chestnut House, Westville

On April 4, 2021. Age 84 of Woodbury, formerly of Sewell, NJ. Born in Camden, NJ, she was the daughter of Benjamin and Ida (Hecksher) Storms. Nancy is survived by her loving children, Carol E. Lex, Roxanne Blank (Ellis), Joe Farren (Sonia), Bill Lex (Maureen), Linda Kupcha (Joe); grandchildren, Kristi Falls, Matthew Farren, Shanna Huffnagle, Jessie Zelkoski, Casey Dixon, Billy Lex, Daniel Lex, Amanda Kahn; 6 great-grandchildren; brother, William Storms (Rose). She was also predeceased by her husband, Raymond Lex in 2015 and her son, Rusty Lex. Nancy worked for many years as owner of the Chestnut House in Westville, NJ. Nancy loved spending time at the Jersey shore with family and their beloved dog Annie. Funeral services will be celebrated on Friday, April 9th... Read more →


Attention Camden County Residents Free Food Distribution Each Friday During April

Free Food for Those in Need Available Each Friday Camden County has partnered with Touch New Jersey and the Food Bank of South Jersey to bring FREE food distribution to those in need throughout Camden County in April. April 9th - Kroc Center, 1865 Harrison Ave., Lindenwold. April 16th - Charles DePalma Complex, Egg Harbor Road, Lindenwold. April 23rd - Antioch Baptist Church, 690-700 Ferry Ave, Camden. April 30th - Charles DePalma Complex, Egg Harbor Road, Lindenwold. Read more →


*Free KU Presents! Arts ALIVE! Performances in April

KUTZTOWN, PA (04/01/2021) KU Presents! Arts ALIVE! brings four outdoor performances on three consecutive Friday evenings in April. The series will feature Celtic, Latin and jazz music as well as contemporary dance. Starting at 6 p.m. and ending before sunset, the open-air venue will be on the lawn behind Schaeffer Auditorium. All shows will also be live streamed. These performances will be offered free as a welcome back to the excitement of live shows at KU Presents! Bring your own chair or blanket and pick a spot on the lawn to enjoy the show. The free tickets, for both in person and streaming attendance, must be reserved online at www.kupresents.org or by calling the box office on Thursdays, 12-2 p.m., at 610-683-4092. Performances begin Friday,... Read more →


April is Celebrated Nationwide as Donate Life Month

April is National Donate Life Month: A Five-Year-Old Girl in Mississippi is Thriving Thanks to Her New Liver and Kidney Donated by Two Different Family Friends COTA Kid Lilah Kate Joiner Liver and Kidney Transplant Recipient April 1, 2021 -- April is celebrated nationwide as Donate Life Month. National Donate Life Month was instituted by Donate Life America and its partnering organizations in 2003 and features an entire month of local, regional and national activities to help encourage Americans to register as organ and tissue donors, and to celebrate those who have saved lives through the gift of organ and tissue donation. This month, Lilah Kate Joiner’s family and friends will undoubtedly be promoting donor awareness as a way to thank the two living donors... Read more →


GCPO and Child Advocacy to Participate in National Child Abuse Awareness Month

In recognition of National Child Abuse Awareness Month in April, the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office and Child Advocacy Center of Gloucester County are sponsoring multiple events, by social media and virtually, to promote awareness of ongoing efforts to prevent, identify and reduce child abuse and neglect. Due to the impact of COVID-19, public events must be limited, but the GCPO is steadfast in its strong focus on the safety and welfare of our citizens in Gloucester County, and wants to bring attention to this important topic with its emphasis on protecting the young and vulnerable members of our communities. This month, and throughout the year, the GCPO encourages all individuals and organizations to take part in making Gloucester County a better place for children and... Read more →


Spring Wildfire Season Has Begun in Maryland

Wildfire Danger Increases in Spring/Marylanders Urged to Take Precautions Maryland DNR photo Spring wildfire season has begun in Maryland, and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources urges residents across the state to prepare and help prevent wildfires. Wildfire occurrence is highest in the spring and fall when forest fuels are the driest and weather conditions — warm, dry, and windy — are most conducive for the spread of fire. On days when this threat is most likely, the department will issue a “red flag” status. “The conditions that can make a pleasant spring day can unfortunately also help spread fires,” Maryland Forest Service State Fire Supervisor Chris Robertson said. “Our state and local firefighters are prepared for the season, and we ask the public’s help... Read more →


Maryland Department of Natural Resources 2021 Photo Contest Now Open

Entries for Annual Contest Taken Until August 5 This photo of a kiteboarder at Assateague by Kevin Moore earned second place in the Fall category of the 2020 Photo Contest. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now accepting entries for its annual photo contest. Photographers, novice or professional, can enter for the chance to win cash, park passes, and other great prizes. Winning entries will be posted online, featured in an issue of the seasonal Maryland Natural Resource magazine, and placed in the 2022 wall calendar. About 2,500 photos were submitted by 475 photographers in the 2020 contest. Entries can include images from anywhere in Maryland featuring birds, insects, flora, recreation, scenic landscapes, weather, and wildlife. A panel of judges will choose first, second,... Read more →


Pandemic Emergency Rental Assistance Program Phase II

TRENTON, NJ--The COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program Phase II (CVERAP Phase II) will provide rental arrears and temporary rental assistance to low- and moderate-income households that have had a substantial reduction in income, have qualified for unemployment benefits, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due, directly, or indirectly, to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nan McKay & Associates has been authorized by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs to assist in the administration of CVERAP Phase II and to communicate with applicants and landlords. Click on the link below to apply: https://njdca.onlinepha.com/ Applicants may be eligible for up to a maximum of twelve months of emergency rental assistance to help pay for rent arrears and future rent to the extent that funds are available.... Read more →


The Prom Must Go On:

New Survey Finds Majority of Parents Of High Schoolers Think Schools Should Allow Students to Have a Prom in the Wake of COVID-19 Online Party Superstore Shindigz Can Help Plan the Perfect Pandemic-Friendly Prom to Help Parents, Students and Schools Create a Memorable Experience FORT WAYNE, IN (April 1, 2021) -- Parents of high school students want their children to experience the same rites of passage that they had, including prom, despite -- or maybe in light of -- the year-long devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic that has forced schools across the U.S. to heavily modify or even cancel their traditional end-of-year events. According to a recent national online survey conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of online party planning superstore Shindigz, nearly four... Read more →


Key Reasons Why People Gamble at Virtual Casinos

From ancient times, people were looking for ways to entertain themselves. There were no movies, team games like football, or social networks, so people spent their leisure time playing gambling games. It all started with dice, horse racing, and fighting, and evolved to what we now call online casinos. What are the reasons for people's love? What motivates them to gamble? Let’s find out. Why People Gamble? Many experts agree that love for gambling is determined by human nature. Having experienced good luck at least once, many people are so excited that they want to feel it once again. So, they start looking for the best online casino in New Zealand, which can serve as a platform for their trials. However, there are also some... Read more →


Julia C. Binck, of Bellmawr NJ

Julia C. Binck, of Bellmawr NJ passed away on March 29, 2021. She was 91. She was predeceased by : her husband George Jr.; her great grandchild James; and her brother Joseph Carminati. She is survived by : her children, George Binck, III (Patricia) and Julie Fitzpatrick; her grandchildren, Michelle Zarnosky (Jonathan), Lauren Lynn (James), Gabrielle D'Angelo (Kyle), Gillian Binck and Alysa McCully; her great grandchildren, Ayden, Tyler, Rylee, Oliver, Reece, Aubrey, Bradley, Brianna and Makayla; and her goddaughter Michelle Caney. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Monday, April 5th 2021 from 9:45 AM to 10:45 AM at the St. Joachim Parish - Mary (20 Braisington Ave, Bellmawr, NJ 08031). A funeral service will be held on... Read more →


Top e-Learning Resources For Effective Learning 

Top e-Learning Resources For Effective Learning Over the past few years — and especially since COVID-19 — the realm of electronic learning has quickly developed, leading to immeasurable changes throughout the educational sphere. Today, we have a robust and effective electronic learning management system that is supported by a wide range of technologies, including e-learning mobile apps and software that can be utilized by educational facilities. Such recent advances in technology have even allowed artificial intelligence to be incorporated into e-learning, pushing the boundaries beyond what was previously thought possible. Still, although the technology is available, not all educational institutions have learned how to harness it effectively. Recent technology has changed the way educators teach; more importantly, it has changed the educational system as a... Read more →


*Household Hazardous Waste Collection 4-10-21

Camden County is hosting a Hazardous Waste Collection event for county residents at the Pennsauken Sanitary Landfill on April 10th from 8:30 AM to 3 PM. Please note that this event is subject to cancellation due to the continued COVID pandemic. As such, we ask that all residents planning to attend this event visit this website no more than 7 days prior to the event to confirm the event status. You may also call 856-858-5241 to confirm the same. Click Here to learn more. Instruction for the Days(s) of Event(s) All residents MUST WEAR MASKS All residents must remain in their vehicles with the windows up throughout the event All residents must show proof of residency - ID will be displayed through the window All... Read more →


Route I-295 Retaining Wall Failure in SJ Shows Damaging & Unnecessary Projects

BELLMAWR, NJ -- A retaining wall along I-295 in Bellmawr collapsed last week. The right lane of I-295 North from Exits 26 to 28 had to be closed and will remain closed until the wall is repaired. The retaining wall was part of the $800 million Direct Connection project being completed by South State General Contractors on behalf of the NJ Department of Transportation (NJDOT). “This is an example of what happens when we invest in unnecessary highway widenings instead of real transportation solutions. This Direct Connection project is a massive boondoggle. They tore down historic properties like the Hugg-Harrison-Glover House as well as paving over wetlands and environmentally-sensitive land,” said Jeff Tittel, Director of the New Jersey Sierra Club. “This unnecessary project has been... Read more →


Julia J Shamis of Atlantic City, has successful residency match

at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine SCRANTON, PA (03/23/2021)-- Julia J Shamis of Atlantic City, along with other medical students at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) learned their residency placements during the National Resident Matching Program's "Match Day," an event at which all fourth-year M.D. students around the country simultaneously open their envelopes to learn where they will spend the next three to seven years training in specialties. Residencies typically begin July 1. Shamis matched into Emergency Medicine at CMSRU/Cooper University Hospital. Gloucestercitynews.net files "We are proud of the success of our Class of 2021," said Steven J. Scheinman, M.D., president and dean of Geisinger Commonwealth and executive vice president, Geisinger. "Once again, our students matched into excellent local residency programs, as well... Read more →


Should You Change Yourself Before Asking for Her Hand in Marriage?

Is there a need to change who you are because you finally found the love of your life? Some people have a hard time answering this question. You want to change yourself to be better and deserving of your partner. At the same time, you also don’t want to change who you are to impress someone else. It’s one thing when you are still in the early stages of your relationship. It takes a different meaning once you already decided to get married. Start by changing your bad habits At your age, you already know what your terrible qualities are. You might want to start there. It might not be easy to change them, but you know it’s the right thing to do. If you’re... Read more →


Congressman Norcross Releases COVID Information

New Jersey is partnering with 68 Walmart and Sam’s Club sites state-wide to offer dedicated appointments to people age 65+. If you have not yet received your COVID-19 vaccine, Congressman Donald Norcross encourages you to sign-up and get vaccinated. For more information, please see below. WHAT? 65+ Appointments partnership with Walmart & Sam's Club WHERE? 14 Walmart sites in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester & Salem Counties, plus an additional 54 Walmart or Sam's Club sites across the state RSVP: Contact the Call Center at 856-249-7007 to schedule an appointment at select Walmart sites. Call Walmart / Sam’s Club directly to book appointments at the remaining sites. Read more →


New PATCO Timetable Starts Monday

Slight adjustments are made to weekday evening departure times The new schedule adjusts the departure times of weekday evening trains. The morning and afternoon rush hours, daytime, owl service, and weekend departure times remain the same. The schedule continues to provide a high level of service with appropriate social distancing for customers based on current ridership statistics. View the Schedule Mask Up, Today & Every Day on Public Transit! Forgot your face-covering? Free face masks are available weekday mornings in our NJ stations. Stop by a stand and pick one up! Join Our Team! DRPA and PATCO offer career opportunities for positive and motivated team players who desire to be a part of and contribute to our stewardship mission. We currently have opening(s) for the... Read more →


7 Ways to Ensure Your Child Gets a Good Education

The Oxford Method, a tutoring community, offers tips to help your child be successful in school NEW YORK, NEW YORK – (March 25, 2021) – Over the last year, during the pandemic, there have been many kids who have struggled academically. This is in part due to the millions who have had to do online learning and find the setup difficult. Whether children are learning online, in person, via classroom or through a combination of the three, there are things that parents can do to help them be more successful. Knowing what to do can help make a world a difference and reduce the struggling. “Many parents are aware of the way their kids are struggling with school over this school year,” explains David Florence,... Read more →


CNB Travel News: Visit Philly

March 27, 2021 Dear Colleague, It’s spring! We marked the start of the season by launching an 11-week campaign to help drive day and overnight visitation. Called "Pack Light. Plan Big. For Philly.," the integrated tourism marketing campaign — our largest effort since COVID-19 began impacting Philadelphia in March 2020 — focuses on the ease of visiting Philadelphia, inviting leisure travelers to safely reconnect with those they have missed over the last year and experience the region’s varied offerings both indoors and out. This campaign comes as new research shows that Americans are beginning to spend money on travel as vaccinations increase. To generate hotel stays and boost our attractions, we’re supporting and promoting two free-parking-and-attraction-ticket offers: a fresh iteration of theVisit Philly Overnight Hotel... Read more →


AFL-CIO Women's History Month Profiles: Lauren Brennan

This year, for Women's History Month, we're taking a look at a group of leaders who are currently active making women's history across the labor movement. Check back daily for a new profile and meet some of the people working to improve not only their community, but also to improve conditions for working people across the country. Today's profile is Laurel Brennan. Laurel Brennan is currently serving her seventh term as the secretary-treasurer of the New Jersey State AFL-CIO, a position she has held since 1997. She is the first woman to be elected to this position in New Jersey. Brennan began her career in the labor movement with an internship with the New Jersey State Federation of Teachers. She also worked for the International... Read more →


*The Virtual Walk to End Lupus

The Virtual Walk to End Lupus Now South Jersey is part of the Lupus Foundation of America’s signature walk program. Benefiting the Philadelphia Tri-State Chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America, proceeds from the walk directly support those affected by lupus in the tri-state region through programs of research, education, support and advocacy. The Walk to End Lupus Now brings communities together to solve this great mystery of a disease. Lupus has no known cause and no known cure, but you can help raise awareness and support for the estimated 1.5 million Americans and 5 million people worldwide, including the 45,000+ lupus warriors right here in the Philadelphia Tri-State area. Together, we are taking steps to end lupus now! Event Information Walk Date: Saturday, October... Read more →


*Apply Now for AIGA Philadelphia Scholarship

Deadline: April 23, 2021 Since 2018, AIGA Philadelphia has awarded an annual scholarship to deserving local design students in need of financial assistance. WHO Are you a design student in needs of funds for College? ABOUT The AIGA Philadelphia Scholarship Fund is an annual scholarship program in the amount of $2,500 to support local design students by awarding financial assistance to pursue their education. The recipient is chosen on the merits of their application and demonstration of need. ELIGIBILITY The scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in or accepted to college at the time of submission, and who intend to pursue a career in the field of Graphic Design. Applicants must either reside in or attend an accredited College in the... Read more →


CNB Business: Four Attorneys from the Epstein Law Firm, P.A. Honored

The Epstein Law Firm, P.A. is proud to announce that four of their attorneys have been recognized for annual honors conferred by the Super Lawyers rating service and publication. For 2021, four members of the Epstein Law Firm, P.A. have been recognized by Super Lawyers for their excellence and service delivered to our firm’s clients. Attorneys Barry Epstein, Michael Epstein, and April Gilmore have all again been named to Super Lawyers, a designation conferred on less than five percent of all attorneys in the state of New Jersey. Recognition by Super Lawyers is conferred on those attorneys who enjoy significant peer recognition and who have an extensive record of professional achievement. Attorneys named to Super Lawyers are first nominated by fellow attorneys, with final selection... Read more →


FEATURES OF WOMEN'S BIKES

The popularity of cycling around the world is growing every season, exceeding 2 billion in 2020. And women, like men, are happy to sit on a bicycle and pedal tirelessly. However, the variety of styles and models makes choosing a bike difficult, especially for women. After all, they want to get not just the best bike, but certainly a woman's one. Manufacturers studied the rating of preferences of the fair sex, took into account their wishes and developed a special bike for them. Further scientific developments and technical progress have made it possible to improve bicycle bikes, and the best women road bikes from 2019 - 2020 are real two-wheeled works of art. FEATURES OF WOMEN'S BIKES A modern women's bike should be durable, lightweight,... Read more →


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Rowan Women’s Track & Field Looks To Regroup During 2021 Outdoor Season

GLASSBORO, NJ – The 2020 outdoor track season was canceled due to COVID. The student-athletes also missed the 2020 cross country and 2020-21 indoor track & field seasons. Now Rowan will have an outdoor schedule but things are not back to normal. “They (athletes) want to have a season and I am actually glad they are having a season,” stated head coach Derick “Ringo” Adamson. “At their level, if they don’t see that they have something to work for they may just give up. That is what I sense from them.” “They know there is a little bit of light at the end of the tunnel for the sake of speaking,” continued Adamson. “Every day I go out there (practice) and I keep it positive.... Read more →


Violent Attack on a Pregnant Orthodox Jewish Woman in Stamford Hill, London

STAMFORD HILL, LONDON, EUROPE--This latest attack comes only weeks after the murder of another woman, Sarah Everard, by a stranger. That case prompted mass gatherings and protests calling for an suspect wanted for brutal attack of Jewish woman increase in women’s safety in the UK. The Jewish woman was reportedly attacked by a stranger as she went to visit her father. In CCTV footage the attacker was seen following her before he approached her from behind and placed a bag or pillow case over her head and proceeded to punch her violently multiple times. The Metropolitan police said a 20-year-old woman was taken to hospital and treated for minor injuries. The attack took place in Stamford Hill, an area with a high population of ultra-Orthodox... Read more →


5 Signs Divorce Mediation May Be the Right Choice

By Lynda King While marriage is relatively straightforward and quick, there are numerous ways to get a divorce. Many types of divorce can lead to long, costly court battles or months of negotiation that leave everyone bitter and exhausted. If you and your spouse agree on everything, an uncontested divorce is the path of least resistance, just needing the divorce agreement drafted up and submitted to a court. However, in most divorces, there is at least one area or asset that the couple can not agree on. This could be something as large as who gets to stay in the family house or something as financially insignificant yet emotional like pet visitation or a book collection. What is Divorce Mediation? A mediated divorce is one... Read more →


Spring is Here, A Good Time to Visit Philadelphia

This spring, every weekend is worthy of celebration in Philadelphia, and we know you’re looking to make the most of it by reconnecting safely with family and friends. To that, we say: We’ve got you! The Free Parking Saturdays deal includes free parking at the Auto Park at Independence Mall (41 North 6th Street) when you buy an attraction ticket at the Independence Visitor Center every Saturday from March 20 through May 29, 2021. Plus, if you buy tickets for two or more attractions, you’ll get 20% off. This deal from the Independence Visitor Center and Visit Philadelphia is a great chance for those who live here and live close to here to safely experience iconic Philadelphia with friends and family — and to use... Read more →


CNB Medical: Exercise Boosts Blood Flow to The Brain, according to New Rearch

Newswise — DALLAS – March 23, 2021 – It’s not just your legs and heart that get a workout when you walk briskly; exercise affects your brain as well. A new study by researchers at UT Southwestern shows that when older adults with mild memory loss followed an exercise program for a year, the blood flow to their brains increased. The results were published online today in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. “This is part of a growing body of evidence linking exercise with brain health,” says study leader Rong Zhang, Ph.D., professor of neurology at UTSW. “We’ve shown for the first time in a randomized trial in these older adults that exercise gets more blood flowing to your brain.” As many as one-fifth of... Read more →


Tidal Vs Spotify: Which One is the Best Streaming Platform

When you are looking into the best music streaming apps, you are bound to come across places like Spotify, and tidal. Other than these two there are several other apps as well which you can use to stream music. However, when it comes to picking the right service, then there is a good amount of research that must be done. However, Spotify continues to be more preferred among the people of the world. As a matter of fact, there are many people who want to buy Spotify streams to improve their social standing. Tidal and Spotify continue to remain two of the most loved music streaming platforms. Where spotify aims to improve the experience of its audience, Tidal focuses on sound quality, and artists first.... Read more →


ONGOING CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN WILDWOOD

SOURCE: #Wildwood #WildwoodNewJersey WILDWOOD, NJ (MARCH 21, 2021)--Since that last video so many more projects popped up around the island! Today we will view more of those projects and check out some of the new ones. The Wildwoods projects include - The Seawall Repair - The Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Grounds Project - Oceanside Suites - Surf Motel/Condo - Beach Replenishment - The Residences On Pacific - St Anne's (Turning Into Condos) - The View Condo/Motel - The Crest Living Room - Sunrise Park Facelift - The Singapore Condos - The Ocean Holiday / Mahalo Renovation - ICONA Diamond Beach Renovation - Sinclair Gas Station And More! Video SOURCE click the link https://youtu.be/Rq78MhqHxlo​ RELATED: DOWN THE SHORE Read more →