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Camden County Hero Scholarship 28th Golf Outing

Thank you for supporting the children of our local heroes killed in the line of duty! Dawn M. Ragan, Executive Director Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund 162 W. White Horse Pike Berlin, NJ 08009 (856)768-9656 www.camdencountyhero.com You don’t have to be a hero to keep a dream alive… Read more →

These seasonal vegetables have secret effects on the body. Be sure you eat them + recipes!

(September 26, 2020)--From the juiciness of strawberries in summer to the earthy goodness of pumpkins in the fall, there’s something special about eating fruit and vegetables that are in season. As well as being environmentally friendly, seasonal produce is more nutritious and has a greater depth of flavor. It’s also a great way to vary your diet throughout the year, rather than eating the same tired old meals month after month. But as the summer fades and the dusky fall evenings arrive, what should you be eating now? Here’s a look at some delicious fruit and veg that is in season... Read more →

Weatherization Program Helps Delawareans Invest in Their Homes

Program is Free to Delaware Families Who Qualify It’s time for Delawareans to prepare their homes for winter weather. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control offers the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) at no cost to qualified low-income families to reduce energy costs. DNREC encourages Delaware homeowners and renters to review the eligibility guidelines athttps://de.gov/wap to then receive a free energy audit. An auditor will determine the services to improve the energy efficiency of the homes. Typical services include air-sealing, insulation, heating system repair, lighting upgrades and minor repairs that are necessary to complete energy-saving measures. Last year, 195... Read more →

Investors Bank To Hold 11th Annual NJ Art of Thriving Not-for-Profit Conference Virtually

Boomer Esiason Boomer Esiason, Football Legend and Founder of The Boomer Esiason Foundation, to Keynote Short Hills, New Jersey (September 22, 2020) – Investors Bank is hosting its annual New Jersey Art of Thriving Not-for-Profit Conference virtually this year, to protect everyone’s health and safety. The 11th annual conference will be held via Zoom on Tuesday, September 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The Investors New Jersey Art of Thriving conference was developed more than a decade ago to give not-for-profits an opportunity to network with other professionals and discuss best practices in building alliances with corporations, foundations, and potential... Read more →

NJ SHARES & Volunteers of America Delaware Valley Expand SMART Program

Camden, N.J. – Volunteers of America Delaware Valley (VOADV) and New Jersey SHARES Inc. (NJ SHARES) are expanding their partnership by making their SHARES Mortgage Assistance Rent or Taxes (SMART) Program available to both Camden County and Atlantic County residents in need. “The SMART Program is designed to help individuals facing foreclosure or eviction help steer them back on a path of self-sustained living,” explained Cheryl Stowell, CEO of NJ SHARES. “By expanding into Atlantic County, our partnership with VOADV allows us to reach even more of our New Jersey residents in need while helping to restore stability to these households... Read more →

*Drive FORE! A Good Cause

Samaritan’s 2020 Golf Tournament Features Unique Chance to Play Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files Pebble Beach Mount Laurel, NJ – “Drive FORE! A Good Cause,” the Samaritan annual golf tournament, presented by The Richardson Family Dealerships, will take place on Monday, October 5 with all social distancing guidelines in place to protect everyone’s health and safety. The 18-hole, scramble-format tournament, held at Little Mill Country Club in Marlton, will have a shotgun start at 11:15 a.m. Registration opens at 10 a.m. An outside awards reception and dinner will follow at approximately 4:30 p.m. Samaritan’s golf tournament has two important goals: to raise funds... Read more →

*Virtual Support Bereavement Meetings Every Wed.

Dawn Lipomi, a Diocese of Camden certified bereavement minister, is holding virtual grief support meetings for people who have lost a loved one on Wednesday evenings. Dawn writes, "I’ll be hosting virtual grief support meetings each week on Wednesday evening. If you’d like to join us, we’d love to have you! It is not too late to sign up for tonight's meeting." "Please message, email or text, me for the meeting link. To ensure privacy and confidentiality of those who attend, I cannot post the link to our meeting publicly. You can also contact me through our Facebook page: Holy Child... Read more →

*2020 Virtual Paws for the Cause Event

The month-long Paws for the Cause virtual event is less than a month away! Have you registered yet? If not, you can do so online now! Whether you and your dog have joined us in the past for a walk on campus, or you have a cat and are participating this year for the first time, supporting Paws for the Cause is a wonderful way to make a difference and raise much-needed funds for cancer research at Fox Chase Cancer Center. There are no requirements or activity tracking necessary. Participation is simple - just pay your one-time registration fee and start... Read more →

Emerson School District Business Administrator Philip H. Nisonoff, Ed.D. Named 2020-21 NJASBO President 

New President Assumes Helm at Critical Juncture as Schools Navigate Operating in a Pandemic   Robbinsville, N.J. –  Philip H. Nisonoff, Ed.D., the newly appointed president of the New Jersey Association of School Business Officials (NJASBO), has 30+ years of experience as an educator, but admits to navigating new terrain as his district, and others across the state, face the COVID-19 pandemic. He described the close of the 2019/2020 school year as “landing the plane while learning how to fly it.”     Nisonoff and school business administrators (BAs) statewide made novel decisions as they worked with their administrative teams and boards of education to craft plans to reopen for the 2020/2021 school year.   “Restarting schools was and is one of the most unprecedented... Read more →

Delaware River Festival 2020 Goes Virtual

Partners offer online and in-person activities for safe family fun WILMINGTON — Did you think we’d cancel the Delaware River Festival this year? Think again! The Delaware River Festival is coming to you virtually! Delaware River Festival partners have put together a week of safe and free green family fun for the whole family from Sept. 26 to Oct. 4. Look for the Delaware River Festival on the Web and on social media, where we’ll have storytimes for kids, demonstrations, videos, and a scavenger hunt. We’ll also have in-person activities, including kayaking, hikes, and more! This year, American Rivers named the... Read more →

What students of the last century could have taught modern students

(September 17, 2020)--It only takes a few taps and swipes on our phones to realize how much the world has changed over the last century. Imagine that only 50 years ago, we didn’t have half of the technology luxuries we do today that would make university life a lot easier. We didn’t have the internet until 1960 and even then, there were no smartphones, no fast computers to have fun with, no easy and practical way of communication, and it was way harder to be a student then as opposed to now. Students in the past century had it way worse... Read more →

7-Eleven celebrates 25th Anniversary of Operation Chill® with MSPD

Maple Shade Sept. 16, 2020 – For a quarter-century, Operation Chill®, 7-Eleven, Inc.’s longest running community service program, has given local law enforcement an opportunity to make a positive connection with kids through free Slurpee® drink coupons. Each coupon can be redeemed for one small Slurpee drink at participating 7-Eleven® stores. “With a simple Slurpee coupon, the Operation Chill program lets local officers connect with kids and recognize their good behavior, which is essential to creating long-term positive relationships,” said 7-Eleven President and CEO Joe DePinto. “Since 1995, 7-Eleven distributed millions of Slurpee drink coupons to kids across the country. The... Read more →

GTPD's Safe Exchange Zones

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--The GTPD Safe Exchange Zones are located inside between the watch desk area and court room and the outside by the front steps of the Police Department. These Safe Exchange Zones should be used for such things as custody exchanges and online purchase exchanges. These are safe, well lit areas that are recorded and open 24 hours a day to help improve your safety during these transactions. Additional safety precautions: - We want to encourage you to meet at our police station. - Our police station is open 24 hours a day, but we want to encourage you to... Read more →

Camden County Winners Announced in Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s

Online Family Fishing Tournament MILLBURN — The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey announced five winners for its Fifth Annual Don’t Get Hooked on Drugs Online NJ Family Fishing Tournament. Amanda Trott and Heather Barracliffe of Camden County was one of the four randomly selected winners of the competition. Each winner will receive a $120 gift card. The tournament ran from August 14 - 30 and encouraged families to head outdoors and spend the day fishing at a lake, river or ocean. It is crucial for parents to frequently interact and engage in discussion with their children, as it can be... Read more →

Attention Maple Shade Residents: “Fill the Truck Event & Competition” Tuesday

Tuesday, Sept. 15 between 5:30pm & 8:30pm Maple Shade Food Bank “Fill the Truck Event & Competition” Donate the most items and win: 1st Place Prize of $1000, 2nd Place Prize of $650 and 3rd Place Prize of $350 Sponsored by: the Maple Shade Police Chaplain Association (non-profit), the Maple Shade Police Chaplain Corp, Maple Shade Police Department, PBA Local #267, Maple Shade Township, Maple Shade Fire Department, Maple Shade First Aid Squad, Tilghman Funeral Home, The Maple Shade Custard Stand, the Maple Shade Business Association, Investors Bank and McDowell Law PC. What is needed: Non-perishable food items such as pasta,... Read more →

Safe House Men's Ministry Shoe Drive

(CNBNewsnet)--LINDENWOLD, NJ (September 14, 2020)--Before you do away with that old pair shoes please consider donating them to the Safe House Men's Ministry. Drop off at Bethany Baptist Church, 1115 Gibbsboro Road, Lindenwold, NJ. Contact Information: (856) 784-2220 ext. 211 safehouse@go2bethany.com Read more →

Beware: Don't Pack a Pest when Sending a Gift from your Garden

(NAPSI)—While gardeners enjoy their harvests, many want to share their bounty with friends and family who live far away. But that could be a problem. Invasive pests can hitchhike on homegrown plants, fruits and other agricultural products when you mail or ship them. In fact, a care package sent to family and friends—sent with the best of intentions—could have a devastating effect on U.S. agriculture, natural resources and the economy, if it arrives harboring an invasive pest or disease. This year is an excellent time to pay attention to this risk. The United Nations has designated 2020 as the International Year... Read more →

*Collingswood Cash Mob Bingo

September 23 to September 24 All Day, Kid friendly indoor COLLINGSWOOD, NJ--Grab a friend and have some fun in the Borough or straight from your couch, all while supporting local! Use the bingo card you receive in the mail, or pick one up from Collingswood businesses. Place a check in the white circles as you shop, dine and explore Collingswood in person or online. Complete a BINGO and spend $25 between September 23 and 24 to be entered into a virtual prize drawing. Five winners will be chosen and each receive $100 in Collingswood Cash! Send a picture of your Bingo... Read more →

Trump Boat Parade on the Delaware River Saturday, September 12, Also a 9/11 Remembrance

Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 2:30 PM RiverWinds Community Center Public · Hosted by Mike Finger THIS IS THE SECOND BOAT PARADE FOR NJ/PA BOATERS! COME OUT AND SHOW SOME SUPPORT. IF YOU MISSED THE FIRST ONE. IT WAS AMAZING! I can’t thank everyone enough from the last parade. The turnout was incredible! We can make it bigger then the last one! September 12th, @230pm THE ROUTE: We will meet at the Walt Whitman bridge by Gloucester City marina. then we will have a parade south to RIVER WINDS COVE! Feel free to join in at any point!! I shortened this... Read more →

Jersey City Police and Fire 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (Sept. 10, 2020) – To commemorate the solemn anniversary of Sept. 11, the American Red Cross and Suburban Propane will join the Jersey City Department of Public Safety for the sixth annual Jersey City Police and Fire 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive. Close to 200 first responders and community members are expected to participate in this blood drive following the highest standards of safety and infection control. WHAT: 6th Annual Jersey City Police and Fire 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive WHEN: Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. The blood drive will take place between 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Media are invited... Read more →

Mt. Ephraim Fire Dept. Hoagie Sale Sept. 12; Place Your Orders Now!

Saturday, September 12, 2020, at 9 AM EDT – 1 PM EDT Mount Ephraim Fire Department Public · Hosted by Mount Ephraim Fire Department WE ARE BACK!!! We have made a few changes so we can comply with COVID-19 restrictions and for our members and your safety. No entry into the building. Members will be set up outside with tables and wearing masks and gloves. Pull up and remain in your vehicle and members will deliver to your vehicle. $4.00 a hoagie. Made fresh Saturday morning on fresh Del Buono’s rolls. To place an order call 856-931-6532. Local delivery is also... Read more →

Samaritan Offers Free Virtual Wills & Estate Planning Workshop

Workshop to take place on Thursday, September 24 Mount Laurel, NJ – More than 50 percent of people do not have a will or estate planning document. If you are one of those people, if you pass away without a will, the state will provide one for you. Learn the importance of outlining your wishes and financial goals at Samaritan’s free virtual Wills & Estate Planning Workshop on Thursday, September 24 beginning at 5:30 p.m. “Now more than ever, individuals must prepare for the unexpected and have personal affairs in order well before a crisis strikes,” explains Mary Ann Boccolini, president/CEO... Read more →

*ATTENTION Gloucester Township Residents! Free Book Bag Filled with Supplies for your Child

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ--Are you a Gloucester Township, New Jersey resident whose little one is in need of school supplies? Come get a FREE book bag filled with supplies to help your child reach academic success this school year! Limited supplies; registration for this free event is required. To register, contact the Family Partner, Magda Diaz at 609-471-7004 or email Magda.diaz@centerffs.org. Location and Date once registered: Gloucester Township Police Department Family Resource Center 1324 Little Gloucester Road, Blackwood NJ 08012 Address/Location Gloucester Township Police Department 1261 Chews Landing Rd Gloucester Township, NJ 08021 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-228-4500 Read more →

How Sports Will Help You Become a Better Student

(SEPTEMBER 8, 2020)--If you are thinking about doing sports while studying in college, but you cannot find time for it in your schedule, then read the article below. We will tell you more about the main benefits of sports in your life and how it can help you become a better student. In addition, we will show you how you can devote a few hours per week to regular physical activities. High Concentration and Focus You can choose the most popular college sports or come up with something unconventional, but no matter what you prefer, you will be able to boost... Read more →

MD FISHING REPORT: Angler Tim Campbell qualified for the FishMaryland expert angler award

by Erik Zlokovitz, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Angler Tim Campbell qualified for the FishMaryland expert angler award when he caught this 24-inch Spanish mackerel, his fifth unique trophy species, in the Chesapeake Bay on Aug. 25. Photo courtesy of Tim Campbell All areas of the Chesapeake Bay and tidal rivers have reopened for striped bass fishing until Dec. 10 with a size limit of 19 inches and a daily bag limit of one fish per angler. Many summer species should continue to be available for anglers the next few weeks. On Sept. 3 at noon the Maryland Department of Natural... Read more →

Philadelphia's Best Neighborhoods

By: Susan Finch September 1, 2020/ source https://www.apartmentlist.com Settle into Philadelphia for a city with lots to offer, whether you're looking for upscale living or a funky, creative enclave in the birthplace of America. Philadelphia also boasts being a walkable and bikeable city. It features historic sites, 18th Century charm, and a cost of living that's reasonable compared to the national average and similar-sized cities. Wherever you rent an apartment, you're never far from the city's cultural offerings or the best food and brews in town. Ready to start your apartment search? Read on to find the best Philadelphia neighborhood that's... Read more →

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran Announces Tribute to Tom Seaver

(Image of Nassau County Dome in Mets Blue and Orange ) MINEOLA, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today announced that Nassau will honor the late Tom Seaver by lighting up the dome of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building blue and orange beginning tonight (Thursday) through Sunday, September 6th. “Tom Seaver inspired generations of fans with thrilling performances and historic triumphs. We mourn his loss and proudly pay tribute to Tom Terrific – the Greatest Met to ever play the game,” said Nassau County Executive Laura Curran. source: press release Read more →

Jersey City Police and Fire 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive Sept. 11 

Image courtesy of https://jcfamilies.com/ JERSEY CITY, N.J. (Sept. 1, 2020) – To commemorate the solemn anniversary of Sept. 11, the American Red Cross and Suburban Propane will join the Jersey City Department of Public Safety for the sixth annual Jersey City Police and Fire 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive. Close to 200 first responders and community members are expected to participate in this blood drive following the highest standards of safety and infection control. WHAT: Sixth Annual Jersey City Police and Fire 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. The blood drive will take place between 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.... Read more →

DREAM PARK September Events

(Logan Township, NJ) – The Gloucester County DREAM Park is hosting many top-rated horse shows and competitions this September. The DREAM Park is located at 400 US Route 130 South, Logan Township, New Jersey 08085. For any questions please contact the DREAM Park at (856) 241-1415, visit www.dreamparknj.com or check out Facebook @ DREAM Park Gloucester County. What: Tail Blazers Agility Where: DREAM Park Main Arena When: September 5-6, 2020 Time: 8 a.m. –3 p.m. Cost: None to Spectate For more information visit: http://www.tbacagility.org/ What: NJ Horse Association Where: DREAM Park – Outside Arena When: September 5, 2020 & September 20,... Read more →


(Glassboro, NJ)—The 24th Annual Best of Gloucester County contest has officially named it’s 2020 winners. There were 137 categories in the year’s contest and winners were selected by the residents of Gloucester County. “The Best of Gloucester County contest is an amazing, friendly competition that allows us to shine a spotlight on our local businesses,” said Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger. “We look forward to this event every year, especially this year when our local businesses are recovering from COVID-19.” “COVID-19 has effected each of our businesses in different ways, but we’ve seen them come back and serve our community with... Read more →

The Point at Cape Henlopen Reopens Sept. 1

LEWES, Del. – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will reopen The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half-mile along the bay shoreline, Tuesday, Sept. 1. The bayside beach will remain closed until Oct. 1 for use by shorebirds migrating south for the winter. The area to reopen includes a stretch of ocean beach and dunes that was previously closed on March 1 to benefit more than 30 species of shorebirds, including up to 11 species of terns, six species of gulls, the brown pelican and the double-crested cormorant... Read more →

Gloucester Twp. PD Traffic Safety: School Re-Opening Stay Alert, Slow Down

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (August 31, 2020)----Schools are opening this week, so be on the lookout when driving through neighborhoods. Drive slowly and watch for children walking in the street, especially where there are no sidewalks. Be aware of children playing or standing at bus stops. Kids are usually taught to look both ways before crossing a street, but they could dart into traffic without looking if they're late or distracted. School bus red flashing lights and an extended stop-arm signal indicate that the bus has stopped and that children are getting on or off. Drivers MUST stop a safe distance away... Read more →

FINAL CALL: Bid on 69 Amazing Items in GC's 16th Annual Basket Auction!

FINAL CALL: Gloucester Catholic's 16th Annual Basket Auction is open for bidding through Friday, August 28! See details below and join us in supporting GC by bidding on some great items! The Basket Auction currently has 69 amazing items up for bid. Click on the link below to enter the Basket Auction and view dozens of exciting items! Items up for bid cover many areas of interest -- including furniture, Jersey Shore favorites, gaming, gift certificates, holiday gifts, home decor, health and fitness, kitchen, music, sports, purse palooza, tools, tickets and travel among many others! Basket Auction Home Page Auction Ends:... Read more →

Substitute Teachers Needed for Gloucester City Public Schools

County: Camden Gloucestercitynews.net files Posted Date: 8/25/2020 Expiration Date: 9/24/2020 CITY: Gloucester City NJ Description Remember your favorite teacher? You could be THAT teacher! Gloucester City Public Schools and Kelly Education are seeking talented teachers to fill various Building Substitute positions at all grade levels for the 2020-2021 school year. No experience needed! This is a great way to boost your resume, gain valuable teaching experience and help you start building your educational network. Whether you are looking for a building sub role, a long-term position, or a flexible schedule, we can be your backup plan for the 2020-2021 school year!... Read more →

NJ/PA Helping Hands: A Local, COVID-19 Relief Organization

SOUTH JERSEY, (August 24, 2020)--When the COVID-19 pandemic heightened in March, a group of Stanford University students based in the Los Angeles area noticed a desperate need for help in the at-risk community. Within a month of starting their cause, lahelpinghands.com had formed over 200 matches, providing grocery and prescription pickups to seniors across the city. Eventually, they partnered with the LA Mayor’s office to enhance this goal. When Stanford student Kyle D’Souza returned to South Jersey, he partnered with Danica Bajaj, a family friend, to replicate Los Angeles’ success in New Jersey and Philadelphia. In a few weeks, they had... Read more →

Infrastructure Work to Close Warwick Road in Magnolia and Somerdale Starting Monday

(Lindenwold, NJ) – Freeholder Barbara Holcomb, has been notified Pioneer Pipe that crews will be conducting final restoration of Warwick Road in Magnolia and Somerdale beginning on Monday, Aug. 24. The project is expected to require the full closure of Warwick Road between Evesham Road and Atlantic Avenue. Gloucestercitynews.net files “Motorists driving through the area can expect additional traffic, sudden stops and possible congestion while crews are at work,” Holcomb said. “Overnight closures can affect traffic and it is incredibly important to be extra cognizant of reduced visibility, shifting traffic patterns, and any crews, vehicles, or debris which may end up... Read more →

Gloucester Catholic Annual Basket Auction August 23 through August 28

The countdown is on! Only one day remaining before you can bid on items in Gloucester Catholic's 16th Annual Basket Auction! See details below and join us in supporting GC by bidding on some great items! The Basket Auction currently has 68 amazing items up for bid, including Item #4 (see photo at right), a basket filled with gift cards and supplies especially for pet owners! Also check out Items No. 67 (DeWalt Atomic 20v Compact Cordless Tool Kit) and Item No. 50 (Tory Burch Taylor Tote) -- see photos at right. Click on the link below to enter the Basket... Read more →

Subaru of America and Philadelphia Union showcase adoptable shelter dogs at Subaru Park

August 21, 20209:00AM EDT Automaker Creates Photos of Real Adoptable Dogs to Fill Furry Fan Section at Subaru Park to Help Local Shelter Dogs Find Loving Homes Subaru of America, Inc. and the Philadelphia Union announced on August 21st that Subaru Park, home of the Union, will provide stadium seating to the likenesses of local adoptable dogs at home games in the 2020 season, starting with the very first home game on Tuesday, August 25. These cardboard cutouts of dogs available for adoptions will temporarily fill in for real-life spectators at the Union’s home opener and very first game played at... Read more →

Pair completes 223 miles in four days

By Henry Howard Aug 17, 2020 The American Legion The timing of the 100 Miles for Hope campaign worked out perfectly for John Piechowski and Donald Weigend. They had already planned a 200-mile plus bike ride as part of a vacation with their wives during the first week in August. When Piechowski read the announcement of the campaign in a newsletter from American Legion National Commander Bill Oxford, he immediately signed up and encouraged his friend and cycling partner, Weigend, to do the same. “Any time I see an organization helping our fellow veterans, I'm interested in how I can help... Read more →

August 21 National Senior Citizen's Day

ORANGE, Calif., Aug. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Senior Citizen's Day, employees of American Advisors Group (AAG) worked together to share a special video to honor the most important seniors in their lives. Whether it be parents who showed the importance of hard work or grandparents who showed the value of patience, AAG believes we can all learn from the seniors in our lives. In celebration of #NationalSeniorCitizensDay, American Advisors Group (AAG) asked its employees who the most important senior in their life is. Here’s what they had to share. National Senior Citizen's Day has been celebrated in... Read more →


OVERSEEING DECOMMISSIONING OF OYSTER CREEK GENERATING STATION (20/P36) TRENTON – Lacey Township Mayor Steven Kennis is joining a State-led advisory panel of environmental, utility and security experts assisting with decommissioning of the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station, ensuring that the concerns of the community where the station is located are included in the process. Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe chairs the panel created by administrative order in 2019 to evaluate the decommissioning process. The Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station permanently shut down in September 2018. Commissioner McCabe made the appointment in collaboration with Congressman Andy Kim. “We welcome... Read more →

Megan O'Shea of Audubon Honored as Philadelphia Business Journal 2020 CFO Rising Star

PHILADELPHIA (July 30, 2020) – The Mann Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce that Chief Financial Officer Megan O’Shea of Audubon, N.J., was honored as a 2020 Rising Star for the Philadelphia Business Journal’s CFO of the Year Awards. This year’s award ceremony took place virtually on July 30, where O’Shea was recognized along with the program’s other honorees. I am beyond thrilled to be chosen as an honoree for the Philadelphia Business Journal’s CFO of the Year Awards,” said O’Shea. “My work at the Mann has meant so much to me over the past five years. We... Read more →

Republican Senate Candidate Hirsh V. Singh Pleads For Your Financial Help

Our first recount has been approved and paid for in Sussex County! With this court victory, we now have the ability to challenge the entire Republican U.S. Senate Primary Election and the: Over 49,000 votes scanned in, but supposedly did not vote for President or U.S. Senate; Over 40,000 votes rejected and not counted by the Board of Elections; Thousands of votes that were received by the Boards of Elections but not processed, reported, or counted by the Secretary of State; Thousands of votes that were stamped July 8th by the postal service but were handled differently by each county; And... Read more →

DOWN THE SHORE: Somers Point, Ocean City Want Exit 30 to Remain Open

mvitaleAugust 15, 2020 Garden State Parkway Exit 30 serves as a main artery to the two shore communities, but may be eliminated under a new proposal. By MADDY VITALE Ocean City is backing Somers Point in efforts to keep Exit 30 – a gateway to both towns – open amid plans by the Garden State Parkway’s operating agency to close it and turn Exit 29 into a full interchange. Ocean City Council passed a resolution at its Aug. 13 meeting in response to the New Jersey Turnpike Authority’s proposal. There has been no announcement about the construction schedule and the project... Read more →

The Effect of Technology on Modern Relationships

So many aspects of our lives are impacted by technology in the 21st century, from employment to leisure activities, and this is particularly the case with relationships. The advent of the dating site has been one of the most significant examples of technology enhancing the way people communicate with each other. Not so long ago, singles would congregate in bars, nightclubs, or social functions, waiting for opportunities to engage in conversation. Now you can download an app to your phone or tablet and within minutes you can start checking out lists of potential contacts. So without further ado, here is the... Read more →