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5th Annual Gloucester City St. Patrick's Parade, Sunday, March 1st Starting at 1PM

CORRECTED: The date is Sunday, March 1 not March 3 GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ-- The NJ Irish Society presents events and initiatives year-round as part of paying tribute to our strong history of tradition. Based in the heart of Gloucester City, NJ Irish Society was formally founded in 2019 after serving the community as a whole for decades, with our event roster featuring the sensational “can’t miss” Irish Parade and growing series of cultural programming and festivities. The New Jersey Irish Society is vested in sustaining... Read more →


How to Solve Small Business Cashflow Problems

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 15, 2020)--The wheel of fortune is a fickle mistress and regardless of how well your business is performing today, tomorrow may bring any number of unexpected hazards and unforeseen encumbrances to challenge your business acumen and your business bank balance. Balancing the books is hard enough for a small business, and so it pays to be prepared for tough times and armed with a strategy for dealing with potential cashflow hiccups as they arise. When times are good and money is flowing freely, that’s... Read more →


Camden City’s Renaissance

(Camden City, NJ) – A recent release of survey data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows positive trends for Camden City in key areas including poverty, educational attainment, employment and unemployment. The findings come as part of a new five-year population estimate produced by the Census Bureau using data derived from the American Community Survey (ACS). Incremental improvements in each area signal broad quality of life enhancements for residents throughout the City and echo previous findings from state agencies and other reports. “Change doesn’t happen... Read more →


Tips to Make the Most of Your Small House

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Dec. 14, 2019)--Not everyone is lucky to have a huge and spacious house. Considering the cost of real estate these days, you're already lucky even to own a house. Despite having a small place, you can still make it look great. After decorating your place, you will be proud to call it home. Invest in multi-purpose furniture You can find furniture that you can use for a variety of purposes. For instance, furniture that's useful as a sofa in the morning, but a bed at... Read more →


 Will Artificial Intelligence Improve Our Futures?

Gloucestercitynews.net(Dec. 2, 2019)--AI or artificial intelligence uses an enormous amount of data paired with sophisticated algorithms to accomplish an amazing array of tasks that just a few years ago would have been impossible. AI is already being used to automate tasks and to improve customer experiences, and the potential for artificial intelligence applications in the world of tomorrow is huge. How Is AI Being Used Today? Within just a few years, artificial intelligence has advanced in leaps and bounds. Almost everywhere you look, there are... Read more →


Holiday Events in Camden County This Weekend

More Exciting Events Happening this Weekend in Camden County Collingswood Holiday Parade The 2019 Collingswood Holiday Parade will be held on Saturday, November 30th beginning at 10 AM and will run along Haddon Avenue beginning at Zane Avenue. Named the Best Main Street Experience by South Jersey Magazine, the parade features lively seasonal entertainment including marching bands, dancers, holiday characters, giants on stilts, floats, mummers, live music, and even sports mascots like the Phillie Phanatic. Read More. Haddonfield Candlelight Shopping Downtown Haddonfield’s much-anticipated Candlelight Shopping... Read more →


5 Things That You Need to Know About Car Insurance

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Nov. 26, 2019)--Today getting insurance for one’s property is more than trendy. Everybody tries to protect the valuables from some accidents, hazardous natural phenomena, or robberies. Without any doubt, insurances have a well-deserved reputation and are worthy of attention. But before making a solid decision, there are things to discover about the procedure and peculiarities of insurances in the United States. Safety of vehicles is one of the most requested topics within all existing types of insurance, – and it’s quite logical that people invest... Read more →


How to Support Small Businesses

Gloucestercitynews.net (11-20-19)--Small businesses are the pillars of your community in Gloucester, providing you with an interesting, unique, and bustling town center from which you can buy gifts and essentials at the last minute. However, many small businesses struggle up against the monolith presence of big online brands such as Amazon, especially during the holiday period. Read on for more information on how you can support small businesses now and in the coming year, and make a small business owner extremely happy. Eat and Shop at... Read more →


4 Easy DIY Projects You Can Do At Home HOLD FOR PAYMENT 12-2-19

Gloucestercitynews.net (Nov. 19, 2019)--The idea of flat pack furniture or ‘do it yourself’ home improvements can fill many people with dread, but DIY projects can be a huge money saver and there are so many ways to make the experience painless. Why pay for your gutters to be cleaned? Dig out a pair of marry-golds and old jumper and do it yourself. There are so many videos to take you through, step-by-step, on how to easily clean your gutters. Grab a ladder and install a... Read more →


4 of the Best Tactics to Promote Your Business

Gloucestercitynews.net (11-15-19)--When first starting up a business, you may be daunted by the prospect of getting your brand name out there and attracting new customers. In the days before online marketing took hold, businesses heavily relied on PR and word-of-mouth to reach their target audience. It is now much easier for companies to take control of their own marketing tactics, which is thanks to the growth in online marketing tactics due to the improvements within the technological sector. Here are just a few of the... Read more →


Three Bathroom Interior Ideas

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 15, 2019)--If you’re looking to renovate your home, the family bathroom is one of the best places to start. You’ll be creating a beautiful space where you can enjoy a long hot bath but will also be adding value to your home. Tackling a bathroom remodel can be a daunting task when if you’re looking to complete the project yourself, as there will no doubt be a few plumbing conundrums and electrics to rewire as well. One question that must be answered before work... Read more →


Gloucester City Businesses and Accessibility

Gloucestercitynews.net (September 10,2019)--Businesses in Gloucester City and the surrounding areas in New Jersey and Philadelphia need to increase their awareness of disability laws and accessibility if they are going to succeed. More businesses are now becoming certified in New Jersey to cater to disabled people and those with special requirements. In the area itself, the Philadephia Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities has been created to help make the city more inclusive for people physically limited by disabilities. Read on to find out what your... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Dept. End of Summer Barbecue

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Join officers for a barbecue on August 31st from 12-3pm to celebrate National Eat Outside Day and recognize Overdose Awareness Day. Location: GTPD Family Resource Center 1324 Little Gloucester Rd. Stop by and have a free lunch with officers, play games, and have some fun. Natoli Dental will be providing ice cream to all who attend. We will also have our Medicine Drop Box on location to collect unused or expired medication. Don't forget to wear your purple for Overdose Awareness Day... Read more →


Merryfield Construction Group Selects Clayton Family for Free Roof Giveaway

Merryfield Construction Company is Completing Roof Restoration Project CLAYTON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)- Merryfield Construction Group announced Clayton homeowners Frank and Wendy Errig as the recipients of its 2019 donated new roof installation. Through its Restoration by Donation community outreach program, Merryfield Construction Group seeks to help deserving families facing health and financial challenges secure a new roof. The Errig’s roof project happens on Wednesday and Thursday, August 28 and 29, through the company’s Restoration by Donation program. The company coordinates and executes planned work days alongside... Read more →


Gloucester City Business Matches Donations for New Bikes

By Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Gloucester City, NJ (August 29, 2019)--RiverPark Pub, located at 200 Jersey Ave in Gloucester City, is known for its community involvement. With the sudden rash of bicycles being stolen in our area, the entire staff of the Riverpark, led by Michael Soll decided to get involved. “We are committing to matching the contribution of every individual that comes into our establishment and makes a donation toward the purchase of a new bike for a child whose bike was stolen. "I've already... Read more →


One Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $152,661 Jackpot; Sold at The News Shoppe in Pennsauken

TRENTON (Aug. 15, 2019) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $152,661 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Wednesday, August 14th drawing. The winning numbers were: 06, 07, 13, 29 and 36 and the XTRA number was: 04. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket was The News Shoppe, 3495 Haddonfield Rd., Pennsauken in Camden County. Acting Executive Director James Carey said, “We are thrilled that the winning jackpot ticket was sold at The News Shoppe. The retailer will receive... Read more →


6 Tips to Make a Standout Resume

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 13, 2019)--Job hunting is hard. You need to use every advantage you can to make yourself stand out. A standout resume is one of the best ways to do that. 40% of hiring managers spend less than a minute reading each resume. The more you make yours stand out, the better. It doesn't matter if you've never made a resume before or if you're used to the job hunt. The chances are that there are still things you can do to make your resume... Read more →


$306,000 in Federal Grants for South Jersey Community Health Centers

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (August 9, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--– Today, on the final day of National Health Centers Week, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced that two federally-qualified health centers in South Jersey will receive $305,795 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Center Program. CAMcare Health Corporation, which has serviced Camden and Gloucester counties since 1978, will receive $167,000 to provide care for those in need in South Jersey. Project H.O.P.E., which specializes the health and well-being of homeless residents in Camden, will... Read more →


Learn From the Pro’s at Premiere Philadelphia 2019

(PHILADELPHIA PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 5, 2019)--Premiere Philadelphia 2019 is scheduled to take place September 15–16, 2019 at the Philadelphia Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. The two-day event is the, well, premier conference for leading members in the professional beauty industry. In fact, it’s not even open to the general public, family, friends, or anyone under the age of 16 (including infants). Premier Philadelphia’s exhibit floor will show off the latest products, offer classroom education experiences, and offer great networking opportunities. Doors open at 9 AM on... Read more →


Chalie "The Clip" Closes His Shop After 54 Year Career

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--After 54 years of cutting hair longtime hairstylist/barber Chalie Huber, aka Chalie "The Clip" is retiring. Chalie, has been operating his business Shapes and Forms Hairstyling at 110 S. Broadway since 1975 or for 45 years. Chalie with his wife Michaeline (date unknown) Chalie would still be working if it wasn't for getting sick. Ten weeks ago he was diagnosed with leukemia. He said he had persistent fatigue and weakness, trouble breathing. After going through... Read more →


How to Create Extra Storage Space for Your Belongings

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 26, 2019)--Whether you’ve just inherited a large number of belongings from a deceased family member, or you’ve downscaled your home, and you have found that you own too many things to store there, there are plenty of scenarios in life during which we need a little more storage space. This article takes a sweeping overview of some of the ways in which you can create this space for yourself – on a permanent or temporary basis – to ensure that you don’t have to... Read more →


5 Brilliant Tips on How to Identify Market Trends to Make Smarter Investments

(Gloucestercitynews.net)-(July 25, 2019)--You may have heard rumors that no one is investing in stock anymore, but that just isn't true. In fact, global market capitalization has gone over 80 trillion dollars in 2019, which is a 320% increase from ten years ago. If you want to make a little extra money and you have a bit to spare, you might make the smart decision to invest in stocks. Once you've resolved to do this, the question then becomes where, exactly, you want to invest. Making... Read more →


A History of Camden County

By Gail Greenberg Visit the Camden County Historical Society Web Site to learn more… “Let it be remembered,” wrote Thomas Sharp in 1718, “That upon the nineteenth day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand six hundred and eighty-one, Mark Newby, William Bates, Thomas Thackara, George Goldsmith and Thomas Sharp set sail from the harbor…of Dublin…We took our land in tract together…bounding in the forks of Newton Creek and so over to Cooper’s Creek…” Sharp’s narrative account of the first permanent European... Read more →


How to Prevent Your Business From Becoming a Victim of Cybercrime

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 4, 2019)--Cybercrime is on the rise, and despite what many people might think, the biggest companies in the world are not immune to it. They are being targeted left, right, and center. Even companies like Facebook, who spend a lot of time, money, and resources to keep their security top-notch, were hacked just last year. Small and medium-sized businesses, however, are at the most risk. Yes, the bigger fish are the massive multi-million dollar (or even multi-billion) companies, but they have tougher security. So... Read more →


Top 4 Tips for Managing a Restaurant Successfully

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 4, 2019)--Even with its relative accessibility, managing a successful restaurant is a lot more challenging and complicated than most people think. After all, not only do you have to set the business apart in what is essentially an oversaturated and highly competitive market, but every decision made can have a significant impact on the business too. But as overwhelming as it might be, finding success in the restaurant industry is not an impossibility. To this end, here are a few tips that should help... Read more →


How To Improve Your Office Space

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 2, 2019)--As a business owner or entrepreneur, you should make sure that your office space is crafted in such a way that motivates and inspires people and is conducive for productivity. The workplace environment plays a huge role in the employees’ quality of work, and even mood. It is for this precise reason that you should learn how to improve your office space. You can start by the layout. Of course, this will be affected by how much space you are able to work... Read more →


How to use your Washing Machine

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 30, 2019)--If you are planning to invest in a new washing machine, you should know more than just the cleaning part. First, you have to decide on the type of washing machine you prefer. It could be an old-style top loader, a top loader that lacks an agitator, and so on. When it comes to budgeting, a standard machine would cost around $400 to above $1,700. Ensure the machine you choose has cleaning features that will benefit you. Here's what to consider when it... Read more →


How Small Startups Can Compete with Bigger Brands

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 27, 2019)--The thought of competing with much larger, more established companies can be more than a little overwhelming. If, however, you believe your venture could fill a gap in the market, you shouldn’t allow another company’s success to deter you from entering an industry. You must make it your mission to exceed them in the search engine results pages, develop more innovative marketing campaigns, and steal their customers. Find out how small startups can compete with bigger brands. Focus on Exceptional Customer Service Many... Read more →


Looking for Work? Top 7 Fastest Growing Jobs in New Jersey

Head to New Jersey if you're looking for work. Gloucestercitynews.net (June 21, 2019)--A report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor indicated that the rate of employment in New Jersey rose by 6.8 percent between 2012 and 2018. In May 2018, the rate of unemployment went down by 4.4 percent, an all-time low rate for more than a decade. The drop in the rate of unemployment can be attributed to the growing private sector as more business strengthen their position in the state. The state is... Read more →


Four Home Improvements You Can Do By Yourself

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 20,2019)--There are more than four home improvements that you can do on your own and save yourself a helluva lot of money. Unknown to many people not every project requires you to get a handyman. But there are two sides to doing your home improvement jobs on DIY basis. You give your home a personal touch as only the owner of a home can. On the flip side, you will have to get some tools, you know, like drills, handheld paint sprayers and pressure... Read more →


Could E-Scooters Revolutionize Transport in Philadelphia?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 19, 2019)--In a growing number of US cities, including Washington DC, Baltimore, and Los Angeles, electric scooters or e-scooters are becoming an increasingly common sight. These small and energy-efficient vehicles are perfect for personal transportation through cities and other urban environments. They are the perfect personal vehicle for these environmentally conscious times. Royalty Free Photo Philadelphia is one of the last of the big US cities to allow e-scooter rentals and this has represented a notable absence on the list of cities that support... Read more →


Businesses Helping Homeless in PA

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)(gloucestercitynews.net)--FHLBank Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) are partnering for a second year to fund programs across the state that work to address homelessness. FHLBank Pittsburgh is providing $3 million toward the effort, which is called Home4Good, and PHFA is providing $1.5 million, for a total contribution of $4.5 million in 2019. “FHLBank is pleased to again partner with PHFA on this important community program,” said John Bendel, FHLBank’s Senior Director of Community Investment. “Home4Good’s flexibility and focus on innovative initiatives continue... Read more →


How’s and Why’s of Choosing a Home Warranty Plan Today

(May 16, 2019)--A home warranty is a type of protection one can use to cover home systems and appliances. It will help in case of a breakdown as the warranty provider will pay for the majority of it. This type of coverage grows more popular as the appliances installed in modern homes grow more expensive and sophisticated. However, one needs to remember that in order to be able to save money through this service one has to choose the right kind of a home warranty... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: Camden City Has Real Hope for the First Time in Decades

I was born in Camden 65 years ago and over my lifetime have watched its decline as businesses and residents fled the city. For the first time I see real hope for the city and its residents. This hope stems from public policy measures put in place to spur development and as a result, help the overall community. These measures are working; the proof is indisputable. As the region’s largest business organization, the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey supported the Grow NJ and the... Read more →