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CONSUMER NEWS: Car Buying Tips

One automotive company has won more J.D. Power Awards for Initial Quality than any other brand. (NAPSI)—The U.S. auto industry estimates about 17 million cars are bought in the United States every year. If you’re hoping—or just dreaming—of buying one of them anytime soon, there are a few facts and stats that can make car shopping a better experience for you. Quality Cars To Consider First, you should know that, based on input from tens of thousands of drivers, J.D. Power named Kia the highest-ranked, mass market brand for initial quality overall in the industry. The vehicles were evaluated on... Read more →


CNB Business: New Jersey American Water Announces Changes

CAMDEN, N.J. (AUG. 5, 2020) – New Jersey American Water recently announced changes to its Finance and Human Resources teams. Michael McKeever, who has served as Senior Finance Manager at New Jersey American Water since 2019, has been promoted to Divisional Chief Financial Officer for the Eastern Division which includes New Jersey, New York, Virginia, and Maryland. The company also welcomes Deana Earland Perez, who has joined the company as Director, Human Resources Business Partner for the Eastern Division. “After nearly 15 years with American Water, Michael has continuously proven to be an asset to our team, and we are... Read more →


National Study: Private, Charter Schools More Likely to Provide Better Education During Shutdown

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square image courtesy of unsplash.com (The Center Square) – Several reports and national surveys indicate that private and charter schools provided more meaningful educational services during state shutdowns than public schools did, and more parents are choosing nontraditional educational options this fall. A nationally representative survey conducted by Education Next found that while there was “a lot of lost ground on learning” during coronavirus shutdowns in the spring semester, there was “a more robust response in the charter school sector and in the private school sector" among respondents. According to the survey, private and... Read more →


Consumer News: Before Buying A Car Check This Out

July 31, 2020 by Jim Kreidler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Many of us depend on our cars — for work, errands, shuttling kids, and visiting loved ones. Maybe we love the freedom and convenience cars give us — but many of us find the car-buying process frustrating because of sales and financing practices. Gloucestercitynews.net files Yesterday, The Federal Trade Commission released two reports highlighting some of the challenges people face while buying and financing cars — especially when it comes to charges for add-on items after price negotiations, which can lead people to pay more than expected. If you’re thinking... Read more →


Delia Associates Marketing Agency Honored with International Hermes Creative Awards

Five Hermes Creative Awards are among 32 recent wins (Whitehouse, NJ – June 2020) Delia Associates, an award-winning branding and marketing agency in Whitehouse, NJ, was recently honored with five international Hermes Creative Awards. The awards, administered by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professional (AMCP), celebrate outstanding work in the concept, writing and design of traditional and emerging media. Delia Associates entered five examples of their creative branding work for B2B clients, which ranged from complete branding initiatives to logo redesigns and sales presentations. All five entries garnered significant recognition, including two Platinum and two Gold Awards. The company... Read more →


ProPublica: How Larry King Got Duped Into Starring in Chinese Propaganda

The broadcasting icon’s fake interview with a Russian journalist went viral on social media, spread by accounts tied to China’s government. by Renee Dudley and Jeff Kao “This story was originally published by ProPublica.” July 30, 5 a.m. EDT ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. Jacobi Niv had paid Larry King a few thousand dollars apiece to narrate half a dozen videos for companies or projects in Israel, where King is still a big name. But what Niv wanted King to tape on March... Read more →


150 Plus Businesses in NJ Received Top Tier of PPP Mega Loans

By Dave Fidlin | The Center Square Jul 24, 2020 Gloucestercitynews.net files (The Center Square) – A total of 163 businesses and nonprofit organizations across New Jersey received at least $5 million a piece in loans through the U.S. Treasury’s Paycheck Protection Program, a data analysis reveals. Early in July, the U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, revealed loan-level data across the country for so-called mega loans – disbursements of $150,000 or more. A comb-through of the data within New Jersey reveals corporations made up nearly half of the 163 loan recipients receiving at least $5... Read more →


Guest Opinion: All -Mail Vote Debacle in New Jersey is a Warning for November

By Jason Snead July 2020 THE CENTER SQUARE Even as New Jersey voters look to the general election, many are still coping with the aftermath of the state’s first all-mail vote. Paterson, the Garden State’s third-largest city, is mired in a burgeoning election scandal. One in five ballots have been rejected. The local NAACP has cried foul. And now, four men – including a councilman and councilman-elect – have been charged by the state’s attorney general with criminal election fraud. The state’s May 12 election was conducted entirely by mail on Gov. Phil Murphy’s order. Ballots were automatically sent to... Read more →


The Highest Property Crime Rate PA is Upper Merion Twp; Millville Leads in NJ

The Center Square Gloucestercitynews.net files (The Center Square) – Upper Merion Township, Pennsylvania, experienced the highest property crime rate – 3,602.5 per 100,000 people – among the cities with populations of 20,000 or more in the state, according to an analysis by 24/7 Wall St. The city recorded 1,105 property crimes in 2018, including 30 burglaries and 19 vehicle thefts, the analysis states. The poverty rate in the city at that time was not available. Because property crimes are often committed to gain money or other benefits, cities with higher property crime rates often have elevated poverty rates, according to... Read more →


Upscale River Pointe Luxury Apartments Now Leasing; Estimated $17.4 Million Spent to Build/Renovate Complex

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 26, 2020)(Gloucestercitynews.net)---Cyzner Properties the owner of the River Pointe Apartment complex, (a.ka.a. Chatham Square, Meadowbrook Mews) 58 Crescent Blvd., and Klemm Avenue, Gloucester City is accepting applications for one or two-bedroom unit. The monthly rental price begins at $1,400. Gloucestercitynews.net files RELATED: Details of Gloucester City's Sale of Chatham Square Cyzner purchased the property from the City of Gloucester in 2018 for $1.5 million. Formerly known as The Chatham Square Apartments, and Meadowbrook Mews, the city purchased the 100 apartments in 2008 for $4.3 million. Over the next 10 years,... Read more →


Man Found Dead at Collingswood PATCO Station

Camden City, N.J. – Multiple agencies are investigating the death of man at the Collingswood PATCO station, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer. The Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) Police Department, Collingswood Police Department and Camden County Prosecutor’s Office responded to the station shortly after 8 a.m. on July 24 for a report of a man hit by a train. When they arrived, they found a man on the tracks who had been struck by the train. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Detectives are investigating the events that led up to the man’s death. Anyone... Read more →


The Political Elite in Washington Receive at Least $1 Million Pension Payout Paid By YOU!

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s net worth is reportedly between $50 million and $72 million; Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s net worth is reportedly roughly $22 million. Their current salaries are $223,500 and $193,400, respectively. By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square Jul 19, 2020 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., left, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., right, bump elbows as they attend a lunch with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 12, 2020. Susan Walsh / AP (The Center Square) – As the nation struggles with record high unemployment,... Read more →


Grant Funding Program for CC Small Businesses

(Camden City, NJ) – Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli Jr., along with Camden County’s business advocates, Congressman Donald Norcross and clergy announced a forthcoming grant funding program for small businesses launching on July 23. The county has Gloucestercitynews.net files received federal funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to assist struggling businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. As we navigate through this public health crisis, we know that merchants on Main Street are hurting and it is imperative to make every effort to get them additional financial assistance. “We know the business community, especially the foundation of our... Read more →


A Message from Congressman Norcross

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 20, 2020)--This summer looks a little different, and as a community, we’re continuing to fight against COVID-19 and proceeding with making decisions based on science and data. While the battle against this pandemic is still far from over, I am confident we will get through this unprecedented crisis if we continue to work together. Today, I want to take a minute to provide you all with an update on what I have been doing both in South Jersey and in Washington. Relief for Small Businesses Wednesday afternoon, I joined Camden County Freeholder Director Lou Cappelli, CEO of the South... Read more →


Public Colleges Whose Graduates EARN the Most; TCNJ in the Top 15

Lattice Publishing Jul 16, 2020 THE CENTER SQUARE The William M. Hausdoeffer Sundial at The College of New Jersey Higher education is a significant investment, and the cost of pursuing an undergraduate degree has grown exponentially over the past few decades. According to data from the National Center for Education Statistics, one year of undergraduate education today costs about the same as four years of undergraduate education did in 1980. Over the same time period, post-graduation earnings have remained relatively flat after adjusting for inflation. The combination of rising tuition and low wage growth has brought the value of higher... Read more →


Hot Weather Safety for Older Adults

Heat Stroke—A Medical Emergency Who Is at Risk? How Can I Lower My Risk? What Should I Remember? Suyin's Story Suyin’s bus was late. Even though it was noon on a very hot summer day, she decided to walk from the grocery store to her home. At 72—healthy and active—Suyin thought the heat would be no match for her! Yet, after walking just one block, she felt dizzy and weak. Too much heat is not safe for anyone. It is even riskier if you are older or have health problems. It is important to get relief from the heat quickly.... Read more →


“Peace Starts With Me Goes Virtual”

New York, NY (July 16, 2020) — The world renowned Peace Starts with Me Rally is going virtual August 1st, 2020. The rally experience is coming to you online, with all the excitement and grandeur of a stadium show. Join us on August 1st at 6:00 p.m. EST for “Peace Starts with Me Virtual Rally: The Reconciliation of All People”. Peace can't wait! Reconciliation of all people is possible if we love God and look out for one another, especially during these challenging times. Black health matters, and every one of us has the capacity to affect positive change in... Read more →


NJ Transit Power Plant Opposed by Jersey City

The City Council of Jersey City unanimously passed a resolution that opposes NJ Transit’s Power Plant in Kearny, New Jersey at 3 a.m. on Thursday. The resolution supports a renewable energy source and energy storage systems in place of a gas-fired power plant. It also “urges Governor Murphy to direct NJ Transit to immediately undertake a comprehensive engineering and economic analysis of the use of a combination of various integrated renewable energy and storage technology alternatives to power the NJTRANSITGRID Traction Power System microgrid”. “Jersey City has come out for clean air and renewable energy against dirty fossil fuel power.... Read more →


Super Trendy yet Respectable Hairstyles for Women over 50

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--There is a misconception that hairstyles for women over 50 are plain and boring. Even though aging does bring some changes to your hair, such as discoloration, thinning or coarsening, it should not stop you from looking stylish and trendy. Thus, we have selected the most flattering hairstyles for ladies who choose to look stunning no matter their age. Hair Trends For Women Over 50 The abundance of amazing hairstyles for women over 50 is extensive, which you can see yourself when visiting our LoveHairStyles website. While there are no strict requirements for them, to make the most out of... Read more →


Five ways to improve storage at home

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 10, 2020)We all want to have a clean and tidy home in which we can live. That can be easier said than done if you have children running about and playing around you—or even with a hobby or two that means you need a lot of space. So, living with a bit of clutter is just an inconvenience that we can deal with, right? It might be that you haven’t yet found quite the correct storage solution for your family or ongoing projects. There are a number of ways in which you can improve your home so that you... Read more →


Replace or Repair a Vinyl Window

Decision Whether to Replace or Repair a Vinyl Window (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 9, 2020)--It only takes a few minutes to figure out whether the home is doing fine or not. Since there are numerous elements and areas to pay attention to, it is necessary for owners to be knowledgeable and careful about what is going on in the home and how they are supposed to respond to them. While every element has its own way of communication, no one has been successful to express the problem just the way windows do. Yes, they know how to communicate their faults, damages or problems... Read more →


24 hour Garage Door Service Near Me in Connecticut

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 6, 2020)--The security of the house is of primary importance for every homeowner, and when it comes to arrangements of the garage, people’s worries and anxiety increase. The garage is the place where we people often store valuable things and, of course, park our car. That’s why it should be protected. If you have a garage or only think of building it, we advise you to care about its security and maintenance. Moreover, you should be cautious and ready for any situations that can occur. To avoid finding a professional specialist in case of an emergency, save the contacts... Read more →


4 Ways To Build Backlinks For Free

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 2, 2020)--Creating your website is just one of the very first steps of running an online business. Once you have published your website, you need to put in the effort to reach out to customers. In any case, there is no other way your potential customers will know that your online business actually exists. One of the best ways to achieve this without paying for expensive ads is through search engine optimization (SEO). Optimizing your site for Google and other search engines allow potential customers to find you and the products or services you’re selling. Moreover, it helps to... Read more →


Making Summer More Fun

NAPSI)—Helping people celebrate and connect is at the heart of what 1-800-Flowers does. And while distance is keeping us apart, we can still be there for the moments that count. As we move into the summer, here are some great ways to stay close for those special occasions, even when we can’t be there. Give Dad the Day He Deserves Although big gatherings and dinners out may not be in the plans, celebrating Dad still is. A traditional BBQ for Father’s Day is always one way to go (make it virtual by Zooming with family & friends), but if you... Read more →


Upgrades to your Home That Make a Difference

MILLS RIVER, NC – Inside and out, the right home improvement projects can positively impact a home’s value. From garage door replacements that have a calculated 94.5 percent return on investment* to adding decorative mouldings that complement a home’s personal style, home upgrades can make a big difference on a house. “Making positive changes to your home almost always has payback,” says realtor Vincent A. Stanson, a REALTOR® associate with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services in New Jersey. “It doesn’t matter if you’re making changes for your own personal enjoyment or as enticements to sell a property. When you upgrade any... Read more →