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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 →


Photo Pop Philly Artists and Partners Announced

New and Returning Artists and Partners come to Sweet Paradise PHILADELPHIA, PA (May 2019) - Photo Pop Philly is back again this summer with exciting partners and even more local Philadelphia artists. Kicking off the season with grand opening celebrations on May 15 and 16, Photo Pop is ready for guests to immerse themselves in the fantastical world of Sweet Paradise. The brand’s latest edition is opening up at the newly-restored food hall, The Bourse, located in the heart of Old City. As the talk... Read more →


Murphy Picks A Fight with Norcross and Sweeney

(Trenton, NJ) (May 2, 2019)--New Jersey Governor Murphy is leading an investigation into the state's Economic Development Authority (EDA) and its tax incentive program. In doing so, according to New Jersey TV he has also picked a fight with two powerful Democrats namely George Norcross and State Senator Steve Sweeney. You can call it the long game. Rebuffed on his big policy aims by the South Jersey axis powers, the governor has chosen to take on those power brokers and politicians — mainly South Jersey... Read more →


How Does Sleep Deprivation Affect Your Relationships?

Relationships can be difficult at times to deal with. There are many factors in relationship turbulence, some of which might be out of your control, but there’s one factor you may not be aware of: sleep. Sleep deprivation can lead to a host of issues in your relationship, and you may not be fully aware of it. When we’re not getting enough sleep, this tends to have a big impact on both our mood and health, so knowing when it becomes a problem is key... Read more →


Assurance collective pour votre bien-être

Dotée d’une bonne renommée dans le domaine, (nom de votre compagnie) saura vousfournir une assurance collective complète tout en s’assurant qu’elle n’augmente pas à tout moment, plus précisément lors des périodes festives (les fêtes de nouvel an, pâques…) et bien d’autres. Que ce soit pour des frais d’ordonnances, pour couvrir les différents frais d’hospitalisation, desoins chez le dentiste, de soins de la vue et pour des lunettes, pour les accouchements, pour les soins de tous types d’invalidité, nous ferons tout l’effort nécessaire pour répondre à... Read more →


How You Can Make Your Brand Memorable

Although not every business lasts the long-haul, one end most hope to achieve is at least being a brand people will remember. However, if you want to leave a legacy as a business, it’s important that you’re worth remembering. Most businesses launch on the basis of being able to meet a need, so that’s a great place to start. Once you’re sure that you are able to meet the needs of people, the next best thing to do would be to ensure you have a... Read more →


6 Car Maintenance Tips Everyone Should Know

Not enough of us know how to take proper care of our cars. An automobile may be one of the biggest purchases you make in your life, with perhaps only a house being more expensive. When you add the cost of insurance, tax, and fuel, it becomes even more apparent that we need to take looking after our cars more seriously to protect our investment and prevent excessive maintenance costs. With just a small amount of know-how, anyone can start to look after their car... Read more →


Plant Hire Services: An In-Depth Look

(March 27, 2019)Plant hire services is a relatively new industry developed in western countries. Although most of the first companies that ventured into renting out equipment for various sectors were family-owned, there are a few large companies that operate internationally and have annual revenue of almost 1 billion Euros. Out of 100 large equipment rental companies, forty operate in European countries. The UK is one of the countries in the world with a high concentration of plant hire services. What led to the fast growth... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric, Delmarva Power and Pepco Celebrate Three Years as Exelon Companies

Customers, communities, employees and economy continue to benefit with energy service from the nation’s leading clean power provider WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 25, 2019) – Pepco Holdings and its more than 4,600 employees are celebrating three years as part of Exelon, the nation’s leading clean power provider. Pepco Holdings, which includes Atlantic City Electric in New Jersey, Delmarva Power in Delaware and Maryland and Pepco in the District of Columbia and Maryland, has seen significant advancements in grid modernization, service reliability, efficiency, community giving and economic... Read more →


Simple yet Effective Ways to Improve Public Relations for Your Business

The products and services that your business provides may be top-of-the-range, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they are going to fly off the shelves. A good service is only ever going to be just that — a good service — unless it gets marketed in the right way. It’s true, the fruits of your labor could very well slip into anonymity if they aren’t advertised in the best way possible. That’s where public relations come in. If you want whatever it is your business produces... Read more →


CNBNews OPINION: IN NJ HIGHER TAXES ARE FORCING PEOPLE OUT OF THEIR HOMES

William E Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor/publisher This past year two elderly families who lived in the *Riverview Heights section of Gloucester City were forced to move because they couldn't afford to live in their homes any longer. These were longtime residents who have resided in our immediate neighborhood for 25 years plus. Watching the one senior citizen being evicted by a Camden County Sheriff Officer was heartbreaking. Besides giving up her home she had to give up her dog Popeye along with her cat... Read more →


Gloucester City's Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Celebration, set for Sunday, March 3rd

Thousands attended last year's Irish Parade. It was cold, brisk sunny day. Special guests included NJ Governor Phil Murphy and the Deputy Consul General, Shane Cahill. In the line of march were string bands, bagpipes, Irish dancers, Irish music, community groups and floats. The parade begins at Martin’s Lake at the intersection of Baynes Avenue and Johnson Boulevard and proceeded down Monmouth Street to King Street before ending at Proprietor’s Park. St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Sunday March 3rd GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 2019)--Join the residents... Read more →


Black-Owned Shops, Restaurants, Day Spas & More Boom In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA (FEBRUARY 2019)(CNBNEWSNET)--Philadelphia is rich in Black culture, heritage and history. The tradition carries on in Philly’s array of Black-owned and -operated shops, restaurants, galleries and bars. Need some serious comics? Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse. A made-to-measure suit with Super Bowl cred? Damari Savile. Place to spend the night? West Philadelphia’s Philly music-maker-themed Akwabaa Inn.Have a long list of great people to gift shop for? Options for the perfect something abound. Here’s a traveler-tailored list of some of the city’s standout Black-owned businesses: Bookstores:... Read more →


2019 Camden County Freedom Medal Ceremony

CAMDEN CITY NJ (December 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Eighteen Camden County residents will be honored for their unselfish contributions to improving their community at the 2019 Camden County Freedom Medal Ceremony on Jan. 23rd. The award, created by the Freeholder Board in 2001, is presented to civic leaders who demonstrate the ideals and actions that reflect the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Each year since 2001, the Camden County Freedom Medal has been presented to honor extraordinary Camden County citizens who have generously contributed their time and... Read more →


Only 7 original McDonald's golden arches still exist, and one is in Mount Ephraim N.J.

By Steve Strunsky | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com | image credit NJ Advance Media If you're driving on Route 30 in Camden County just south of the New Jersey Turnpike, and you see a McDonald's Hamburgers sign mounted on a golden arch, you might want to pull over, even if you're not hungry. It's not the fries or Big Macs that are so special — McDonald's is known for its strict quality control and uniformity of its food — but the sign itself. The... Read more →


Wild Lights Winter Holiday Festival Opens at Elmwood Park Zoo

GES Events designed and created many fantastical, animal-specific light attractions including a dazzling 30-foot-tall tree with soaring electric eagles alighting on top. (Photo: Business Wire) NORRISTOWN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GES Events, a global experiential marketing partner to many of the world’s leading companies collaborated with the historic Elmwood Park Zoo, located outside of Philadelphia, to light up the holiday season with “Wild Lights” a brand new holiday lights festival. People of all ages will enjoy the immersive experience with millions of LED lights throughout the zoo. “We’ve... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS NEWS: Rodriguez Welcomes Brandon Cleary to Their Team!

by Louis Rodriguez | Rodriguez Consulting LLC Civil Engineers * Land Surveyors PHILADELPHIA, PA (CNBNewsnet)(December 7, 2018)--Rodriguez Consulting is excited to announce a new addition to our team, Brandon Cleary. Brandon is a 2017 graduate of West Deptford High School. After his high school completion, Brandon was looking for a career that would relate to his interests in the outdoors, history, and metal detecting. After meeting and consulting with Lou Rodriguez, he discovered that land surveying was a career he wanted to pursue. Despite only... Read more →


Clementon Man Can't Pay $150 Fee for Lap Dances Performed by Cheerleaders Employee

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 23, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester City Police were called to Cheerleaders Gentlemen's Club, U.S. Route 130, on Sunday, November 18 to investigate a complaint against a customer who didn't want to pay for the lap dances he received. What is a lap dance? According to the Urban Dictionary a lap dance is usually done by a female to a male, where she dances provocatively, rubbing her ass on his lap and in return the male pays the female for her services. On November 18,... Read more →


How to Organize and Run a Successful Pop-Up in Six Easy Steps

(CNBNewsnet)(November 7,2018)--Pop-ups are incredibly popular and for a good reason. They are fun, can focus primarily on giving an experience that is memorable and fun to their customers and can, more importantly, bring a huge boost to a brand’s awareness and help sell a lot of products all at once. Pop-ups are great for business, and can easily be budgeted for precisely due to their ephemeral nature. Indeed, the pop-up store is a trend that is here to stay. You can benefit too by opening... Read more →


12 Free Child-Friendly Attractions in Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia (CNBNewsnet)(November 5,2018)--Visiting northeastern US doesn’t need to be expensive. While some cities provide expensive rates for museums and attractions, Philadelphia offers plenty of free activities for all the family to enjoy, so you won’t blow your budget when enjoying a fun day out with your nearest and dearest. Whether you live here or are planning on booking a trip to the City of Brotherly Love in the future, here are 12 free child-friendly attractions in Philadelphia that the kids are sure... Read more →


How to Connect with Customers Online

(CNBNewsnet)(November 5, 2018)--If your goal is to use the Internet to sell your business’s products, then you’ve got to do more than only focus on that elusive sale. You have to be intent on connecting with your customers, too. This is because, quite simply, if you are unable to forge a relationship with the people that are buying your products online, they won’t want to buy a single thing from you! Here’s what you need to do connect with your customers online: Indulge in some... Read more →


Virtua named a ‘Most Wired’ health system

The prestigious designation recognizes leaders in the use of information technology to advance healthcare For the fifth straight year, a national group has recognized Virtua for its leadership in the use of information technology (IT) to improve healthcare. The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has named Marlton, N.J.-based Virtua a ‘Most Wired’ health system for 2018. “Having the right information at the right time is increasingly essential in healthcare,” said Tom Gordon, Virtua’s Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. “Virtua’s continuing designation... Read more →


Surprising Advancements of Waste Disposal in Canton, Ga

(CNBNewsnet)(October 29,2018)--This is 2018, and there is not a single corner on earth where information about environmental issues hasn’t reached the public in one way or another. The negative impact that humans have had on the planet over the years has merely begun to be amended by the corporations around the world as they make adjustments to be more eco-friendly. Industrial renovation and recycling efforts, however, can only go so far. New technological developments are needed to fix our planet and try to make right... Read more →


Vaping Is Really Popular in South Jersey. Here’s Why.

SOUTH JERSEY (CNBNewsnet)(August 31, 2018)--A few years ago, many believed that vaping would become a one-time trend that would go away as quickly as it came in-style. Fast forward a few years, and vaping is an even bigger hobby and pastime activity than ever before. The industry behind vaping is growing too, and that growth is apparent when you see the wealth of vaping gadgets you can now choose from. Vaping is particularly popular in South Jersey. Recent studies suggest that more people are taking... Read more →


Silver Diner Celebrates Labor Day with Breakfast Car Show

photo provided CHERRY HILL, NJ (August 29, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)– Mark the unofficial end of summer in style at Silver Diner’s Labor Day Breakfast Car Show located at 2131 Route 38 in Cherry Hill, on Monday, September 3 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The show is open to all cars, trucks and corvettes of any year. Registration is from 8 to 10 a.m. and the first 200 cars to register will receive a free T-shirt. The show is free for attendees and DJ Frank Staff will... Read more →


The State of Business Gas Prices in 2018

CNBNewsnet (August 29, 2018)--2018 has been a troubling year for the UK's energy economy as big names such as British Gas are becoming an example for other large energy companies to employ successive prices increases. British Gas' movements have convinced other energy providers that an increase in price is attributable to the global economy. Though that might be true, it’s a much more compelling explanation that energy companies are making the most of what they can before the Domestic Gas and Electricity Bill makes a... Read more →


Letter to the Editor: NJ ADDS ANOTHER TAX !

CNBNews graphics file New Jersey recently adopted a bill that imposes the same lodging taxes on short-term rentals that hotels and motels pay. The change means that, starting Oct 1, operators of short-term rentals that are booked through companies such as Airbnb, VRBO, HomeAway, or others are now required to add these taxes to guests’ bills and remit them to the state. Additionally, many municipalities in New Jersey also levy their own municipal occupancy taxes on hotels. The new law allows municipalities the option to... Read more →


Former Eagle, Celebrity Chef, City Officials Remind Community About Free Summer Meals

Read the article on tapinto.net CAMDEN, NJ—Former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jason Avant knows how important a nutritious meal can be for growing children. “I can tell you today that I wouldn’t have made it to the NFL, I wouldn’t have been a good student, if I didn’t have the proper nutrition fueling my body,” Avant said to a crowd of children eating lunch on Thursday. That is why he, along with celebrity chef Aaron McGargo, city officials, anti-hunger and over 200 local students were... Read more →


HOW TO UPGRADE YOUR HOME DECOR

(CNBNewsnet)(July 30, 2018)--If your home décor is looking more drab than fab then it’s time for a home makeover. Upgrading your décor can make your home feel nicer to be in and also more interesting for your visitors. Here are some helpful tips to get you started. Start with the Basics Flooring and walls are where you ideally want to begin with your redecoration. Start by removing all the furniture from the room and really assessing the size and shape. For smaller rooms, you can... Read more →


How to Make Your Home More Appealing

CNBNewsnet)(July 27, 2018)--When you have guests coming over, your home will say a lot about you. You must treat your house as if it were an extension of yourself. Having a beautiful home shows you are a highly organized being and you have good taste when it comes to design and decor. You can be the envy of all your friends and family when you take the time to make your house look more appealing. Here are the top tips that will ensure that your... Read more →


Gloucester City Artist Wins Again

CNBNews Staff (CNBNewsnet)(GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ) (July 20, 2018)--Mary Lou Adams, the founder of the Gloucester City Cultural Arts and Heritage Society, (photo above) recently won second prize in the professional category, the acrylics division, at the Camden County College juried art show. Mrs. Adams, a long-time Gloucester City resident, has won many awards during her lifetime. Her acrylic on canvas entitled “Freedom Pier” was also presented for exhibit at the Perkins Center for the Arts in Moorestown. Additionally, her photography work has won acclaim at... Read more →


NJ American Water Announces Nearly $1 Million Grant to Fund Cramer Hill Revitalization Projects

CNBNews graphics file CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monday, July 16, representatives from the City of Camden, New Jersey American Water, Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, Saint Joseph’s Carpenter Society, community partners and Camden residents gathered for the announcement of a $985,000 Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit (NRTC) grant from New Jersey American Water to fund revitalization efforts in the Cramer Hill neighborhood in Camden. “The Department of Community Affairs’ Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit (NRTC) program has afforded New Jersey communities the means to bring about neighborhood change over time, which... Read more →


HOW TO GET A MORTGAGE

CNBNews graphics file (CNBNewsnet)(July 17, 2018)--Some people enjoy renting their home; they like the freedom it gives them to live where they want, and they like the fact that the landlord has a lot of responsibility for upkeep in many cases. However, there are others who would prefer to own their own home, even if that is a difficult thing to do. It’s not impossible, however, to obtain a mortgage, and more lenders are now opening up the opportunity to buyers once more. There must,... Read more →