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Travel Alert: Commercial Vehicle Restrictions on NJ Interstate Highways Started at Noon

Restrictions do not apply to New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway, or Atlantic City Expressway (Trenton) (January 31, 2021)--– New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti has issued a commercial vehicle travel restriction on multiple Interstate highways in New Jersey starting at 12 noon, Sunday, January 31 based on the forecast for heavy snow and strong winds. Winter weather is expected to begin in the southern region of the state around midday Sunday and move northward, resulting in difficult driving conditions through Tuesday. The travel restrictions are being coordinated with neighboring states. In addition to the commercial restrictions,... Read more →


Klemm Avenue underpass is now open. It had been closed for almost two years. (CNBNews photo) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 8, 2023)(CNBNews)—The underpass of Klemm Avenue under 42/I-76 has finally opened today, on Friday, December 8, after being closed for nearly a year. During this time, traffic coming in and out of the city had to be detoured to other highways. The construction project, which cost $57.2 million, began in February 2022 and was completed on time and on budget. The construction work included the replacement of the I-76 Bridge over Klemm Avenue, Conrail, and the South Branch of Newton... Read more →

Porch Pirate Caught on Camera in Gloucester Twp.

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ--On December 5, 2023, the pictured male suspect wearing a two-tone blue Amazon Jacket removes a package from the victim’s front porch in the Valleybrook Development in Gloucester Township. The suspect then returns to his blue sedan parked across the street. The package contained $1,229 of Apple Watches, and the serial numbers have been listed as “stolen” on the National Crime Information Center database. If you can identify the suspect in the video and photos call the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500, or call our GTPD Anonymous Crime Tip Line: 856-842-5560. To send an Anonymous Tip via... Read more →

Should we expect snow in Philadelphia this winter?

image courtesy of Pinterest (a Philadelphia PA street) PHILADELPHIA, PA (December 7, 2023)--If the weather forecast is to be believed, this winter in Philadelphia will pleasantly surprise us with winter temperatures that are different from last year's season. The total number of days with precipitation during the season will be small - no more than 22 days, with half of being snow. The average temperature for the season will be 37°F, slightly cooler than the previous winter. True winter weather will begin around mid-December when temperatures first reach of 37°F. The first month of winter will be warmer than last... Read more →

South Jersey CEO Named Among the 100 Most Influential People in Health Care

Virtua Health President and CEO Dennis W. Pullin earns spot on prestigious Modern Healthcare list (MARLTON, N.J., Dec. 4, 2023) After a year of milestones and major achievements, Virtua Health President and CEO Dennis W. Pullin, FACHE, is one of Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People for 2023. The complete ranking appears in the Dec. 4 issue of Modern Healthcare magazine, and profiles of all the honorees are posted “The 2023 honorees on our 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare list reflect the providers, insurers, technology firms, government leaders, investors and others who have made oversized contributions to the... Read more →

Recalled Applesauce Pouches Cleared from CC Stores

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – Last month, Wanabana Cinnamon Applesauce Pouches were recalled due to lead contamination and since then, the Camden County Health Department has worked diligently to ensure that all locations where the product is typically sold has cleared it from shelves. The recall was due to elevated lead levels in more than 50 children across the country. Since November 9, the Health Department has investigated all Dollar Tree, combination Dollar Tree/Dollar General stores, and Amazon fulfillment centers to determine the presence of, and destroy or embargo all the pouches; both single pouch and 3-pack pouches. “We sent environmental... Read more →

X-Boxer Launches New Line of Gold and Silver Collectibles with Celebrity Mint

Iron Mike debuts “baddest coin on the planet” on eBay Live HOUSTON, Dec. 04, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Boxing legend and pop-culture icon Mike Tyson has joined forces with Houston’s Celebrity Mint to launch a limited edition series of gold and silver collectibles, just in time for the holiday shopping season. Crafted from .9999 gold and .999 silver, the pioneering legal tender trading coins are now available on and eBay. Thousands of viewers tuned in to eBay Live as Iron Mike joined Celebrity Mint to unveil his exclusive line of products. “This is legendary,” Tyson said on the eBay... Read more →

A Rabid Cat Found in Gloucester Township

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Health Department has been notified by the state Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that a cat found in Gloucester Township has tested positive for rabies. After an injured cat was brought inside by a resident, it was taken to a local vet and then an animal shelter. The cat then began exhibiting signs of rabies, was euthanized and the shelter arranged for rabies testing at the state Public Health & Environmental Laboratories in Trenton (PHEL). On November 20, the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services was notified by PHEL... Read more →

Holiday Guide Featuring Upcoming Winter Events Throughout the Garden State

ArtPride New Jersey Discover Jersey Arts spotlights live theater, art and musical performances happening this holiday season BURLINGTON, N.J. – November 28, 2023 – ArtPride New Jersey, the state’s largest arts service organization, today announced the release of its annual Winter Holidays Guide, featuring upcoming in-person events throughout the Garden State. The guide curates festive holiday experiences from theaters, museums, dance companies and art centers. The initiative is dedicated to increasing awareness and participation in the arts in New Jersey. “The Winter Holidays Guide is an essential resource for celebrating the holiday season with artistic flair. Our guide is your... Read more →

How to Save Money by Shopping From Thrift Stores

In an era where the cost of living seems to be ever-rising, savvy shoppers are turning to thrift stores as treasure troves of affordability. Shopping secondhand doesn't just save money; it's a sustainable and environmentally conscious choice. Treasure Hunting with Purpose Thrifting is an art, and successfully shopping at a second-hand store begins with a clear purpose. Whether you're on the lookout for clothing, furniture, or household items, having a specific list of what you need helps you stay focused and avoid impulse purchases. This way, you ensure that your thrift store finds serve a purpose in your life, preventing... Read more →

GTPD Stuff A Truck for the Gloucester Township Mayor's Toy Drive!

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (November 26, 2023)--Now until December 14th bring new, unwrapped toys to the GTPD Watch Desk at 1261 Chews Landing Road, and if the Watch Desk Officer is available they'll unlock our decorated GTPD Truck parked in front of our headquarters where you can stuff the truck! Also, if you capture a photo of you or your kiddies with our Officer and send them to [email protected], we'll post them on our GTPD social media! A drop box for toy donations is also located at the watch desk. Thank you! Address/Location Gloucester Township Police Department 1261 Chews Landing Rd... Read more →

Jason Paugh, of Red House, Receives Master Angler Award

FishMaryland Master Angler Award Presented to Jason Paugh of Garrett County Jason Paugh, of Red House, officially became the fourth Master Angler awarded under the Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ FishMaryland program this month. The highest award in the program recognizes the skill and determination required to catch ten trophy-size fish species in Maryland that all meet the minimum award sizes. Paugh reached this milestone award by catching a largemouth bass (21.25 inches), smallmouth bass (20 inches), crappie (16.75 inches), northern pike (47.25 inches), chain pickerel (25.25 inches), rock bass (10.75 inches), yellow perch (14.25 inches), carp (38 inches), bluegill... Read more →

Film Can Capture the Magic...

TO THE POINT: Rutgers University–Camden film studies graduates accepted into prestigious film schools CAMDEN CITY, NJ– As Starla Blatcher sees it, film can capture the magic that is happening in real life, whether it stems from romance, ambition, death, or something that is completely intangible. “I love when I’m watching a movie and I feel my heart flutter,” says the graduating theater major with a filmmaking concentration, with minors in writing and digital studies at Rutgers University–Camden. “That’s how I want to make others feel in the stories that I tell.” For Audrey Johnson, film is one of the greatest... Read more →

Motorists Urged to Use Safe Phone Zones

Nearly 50 million travelers expected to drive this Thanksgiving (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti today is reminding motorists to curb distracted driving by using “Safe Phone Zones,” sponsored by AAA Northeast, located in rest areas and scenic overlooks statewide. As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, drivers are reminded that injuries and fatalities increase during busy holiday weekends, and distracted driving is the number one cause of fatal crashes in New Jersey. AAA estimates 49.1 million people will travel by car nationwide over the Thanksgiving holiday. This season marks the start of AAA Northeast’s sponsorship of... Read more →

Sierra Club Praises NJ for Banning Gas Cars

NJ Adopts Advanced Clean Cars II: Joins Neighboring States in Bold Climate Action NEW JERSEY – Today, Governor Murphy officially announced that the state of New Jersey will adopt the Advanced Clean Cars II Program (ACC II). This program will set the state on a path to a healthy transition to zero-emission vehicles and cleaner air, by setting gradually increasing sales targets so that every new light-duty vehicle (and some medium-duty) sold in New Jersey will be a zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) by 2035. Other states, including Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, New Mexico, Rhode Island, and Washington, DC have finalized... Read more →

The Green Side of Glass: Sustainability Features in Tempered Glass

When it comes to sustainability, the production process plays a crucial role. Tempered glass supplier near me has recognized the importance of adopting eco-conscious practices to reduce their environmental impact. From sourcing raw materials to energy consumption, every step is carefully considered to minimize waste and promote sustainability. One key aspect of eco-conscious production in tempered glass manufacturing is the use of recycled materials. Many manufacturers prioritize the use of recycled glass cullet, which is crushed and melted down to create new glass products. By incorporating recycled materials, the demand for virgin resources is reduced, leading to a significant decrease... Read more →


WITH FESTIVITIES FROM SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY THROUGH NEW YEAR'S DAY INCLUDING TREE LIGHTING, SHOPPING STROLL, MUSEUM STORE SUNDAY, CHRISTMAS MEALS AND MORE Philadelphia, PA - Celebrate the season in America’s most historic square mile with Historic Holidays in Old City! Festivities run all the way through December in Old City District, with something for everyone on Santa's list. Festivities kick-off with the Holiday Window Decorating Contest, from November 25th to January 1st, at 18 locations throughout the business district, including Amina, Damari, Independence Visitor Center, Museum for Art in Wood, Petit Jardin en Village, Plough and The Stars, Shan Confectionary... Read more →

VPN Mac: Exploring the Essential Need for VPN Services

VPN services like 7VPN are now essential in the digital world, they are no longer just convenient, they are a vital tool for millions of people all over the world. Understanding the core motivations driving VPN mac usage unveils a myriad of reasons, each contributing to the burgeoning demand for secure, unrestricted online access. Restricted Content and Evolving Preferences VPN services, exemplified by 7VPN, serve as a bridge across geographical divides, unlocking restricted content and empowering users across diverse demographics. Notably, 75% of males and 25% of females turn to VPNs to breach content barriers, showcasing the universal appeal of... Read more →

The Holidays Are Here! U.S. Postal Service is Ready to Deliver

With no holiday surcharges and key investments to their processing and delivery networks, USPS is positioned for success. (NAPSI)—The United States Postal Service (USPS) is ready to deliver another successful holiday season. “Our 2022 peak season was a tremendous success,” said Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. “We are ready to deliver for the holidays in a superior and routine manner. We have been planning early and leveraging investments in our people, infrastructure, transportation and technology—made possible by the Delivering for America plan. And with no holiday surcharges, we are strongly positioned to be America’s most affordable delivery provider this holiday season.”... Read more →

Contract Agreement Between SEPTA Board and TWU Local 234 Reached

PHILADELPHIA (November 16, 2023) – The SEPTA Board today approved the new contracts between SEPTA and TWU Local 234, covering employees in the City, Suburban, and Frontier Transit Divisions. Union members voted last week to ratify the one-year agreement, which includes a signing bonus, salary increases and maintains health and pension benefits. It also includes changes to the wage progression rate that will allow SEPTA to offer higher starting salaries, which will bolster efforts toattract and retain new employees. These contract agreements were reached following around-the-clock negotiations last month, and there were no service disruptions to customers. “I want to... Read more →

2023 Medicare Parts A, B Premiums and Deductibles; Medicare Part D Income Related Adjustments

Sep 27, 2022 Medicare Parts A & B Share opens in new window opens in new window opens in new window On September 27, 2022, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2023 premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts for the Medicare Part A and Part B programs, and the 2023 Medicare Part D income-related monthly adjustment amounts. Medicare Part B Premium and Deductible Medicare Part B covers physician services, outpatient hospital services, certain home health services, durable medical equipment, and certain other medical and health services not covered by Medicare Part A. Each year the Medicare Part... Read more →

The Essential Techniques for Becoming Successful in the Financial Market

Many people and organizations looking for opportunities are drawn to the financial market in large part because of the possibility of significant gains. This market welcomes numerous investors from around the world every day with opportunities ranging from more complex strategies like robo-advisors to traditional investments in the stock market, bonds, cryptocurrency, real estate, forex, and ETFs, among other investments. However, employing the appropriate strategies is what will ultimately determine your success in the market. We will look at the main tactics for succeeding in the financial market in this article. Essential Techniques for Succeeding in the Financial Market For... Read more →

Amazon Consumer Tips: This time of year, we often see a surge in impersonation scams.

Stay safe by learning to identify and avoid them.   In impersonation scams, a scammer reaches out to you pretending to be someone you trust to get sensitive information like social security numbers, bank information, or Amazon account details. Scammers change tactics quickly making them hard to detect. Scam Trend: Email attachment scams Scammers send emails posing as Amazon and include pdf attachments stating that your account will be suspended or on hold. These attachments prompt you to click on a fraudulent link to “update your account.” These links lure you to provide personal information such as payment information or... Read more →

Weight Loss Goals: How to Lose Weight And Live a Healthier Life

Losing weight and living healthier requires making changes to your diet, exercise, and lifestyle habits. Be patient and focus on progress over perfection. Small, consistent changes to daily habits can translate to big improvements long term. Consider the following as you work to achieve this goal. Combat Belly Fat Many people remain unaware of magnesium's effect on belly fat. Magnesium may help reduce belly fat by enabling the complete digestion of food and proper absorption of nutrients, preventing excess calories from being stored as fat. It balances hormones like insulin that regulate fat cell storage and release while allowing insulin... Read more →

DOWN IN DALLAS TOWN, 60 Years After The Murder Of John F. Kennedy

Down in Dallas Town is a startling film about the shifting terrain of public memory 60 years after the murder of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Through interviews with people on the street and songs recorded to memorialize JFK in the mid-1960s, the film explores the impact of the assassination on issues in today’s world, from lingering conspiracy theories to the proliferation of gun violence, homelessness, and the scourge of K-2. Personal narratives are juxtaposed with the sentiments articulated in blues, gospel, norteño, and calypso recordings to haunting affect. Especially poignant is the account of Mary Ann Moorman,... Read more →

CONSUMER ALERT: Scams That Target Old Adults

By Bridget Small Consumer Education Specialist Protecting older adults is one of the FTC’s top priorities, and a new report to Congress tells how the agency tackled fraud, scams, and other issues affecting older adults over the last year. It’s been a busy year at the FTC, so what are some of the highlights? One of the cases with the biggest impact on older adults was the FTC’s case against Publishers Clearing House (PCH), charging that the company used “dark patterns” to mislead people about how to enter sweepstakes drawings, making them think they had to buy something to win... Read more →

How to Save Money by Shopping From Thrift Stores

In an era where the cost of living seems to be ever-rising, savvy shoppers are turning to thrift stores as treasure troves of affordability. Shopping secondhand doesn't just save money; it's a sustainable and environmentally conscious choice. Treasure Hunting with Purpose Thrifting is an art, and successfully shopping at a second-hand store begins with a clear purpose. Whether you're on the lookout for clothing, furniture, or household items, having a specific list of what you need helps you stay focused and avoid impulse purchases. This way, you ensure that your thrift store finds serve a purpose in your life, preventing... Read more →

LETTERS TO EDITOR: Thank you Veterans

I hope this email finds you well. On this Veterans Day, I wanted to take a moment to express my deepest gratitude to all the veterans who have selflessly served our country. Thier dedication and sacrifice have played an integral role in shaping the freedom we cherish today. America is truly a great nation, and it's because of individuals like them who have demonstrated unwavering commitment to the ideals that make this country exceptional. Thier bravery, resilience, and sacrifices have not only protected our way of life but have also inspired countless others. As we reflect on the significance of... Read more →

Challenges to Solve When Dealing with a Home Cash Buyer

Selling a home to a home cash buyer is a great way to bypass the long process of listing your home for sale or dealing with a mortgage buyer. These companies are always looking for homes to buy and then sell or rent after adding value and modernizing them. Even though the deal looks so good for a home seller because it is fast and hassle-free, there are some challenges that home sellers might encounter. They also need to know how to deal with them. Slightly Lower House Sale Price with a Home Cash Buyer Every good thing has some... Read more →

60 Years after JFK's Assassination Fading Memories and a Legacy Forgotten

Down in Dallas Town is a startling film about the shifting terrain of public memory sixty years after the murder of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Through interviews with people on the street and songs recorded to memorialize JFK in the mid-1960s, the film explores the impact of the assassination on issues in today’s world, from lingering conspiracy theories to the proliferation of gun violence, homelessness, and the scourge of K-2. Personal narratives are juxtaposed with the sentiments articulated in blues, gospel, norteño, and calypso recordings to haunting affect. Especially poignant is the account of Mary Ann Moorman,... Read more →

Tarot Readers in Pennsylvania Could Be Fined

Police warning worries tarot readers statewide By Christina Lengyel | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – Pennsylvania’s anti-fortune telling laws created a national stir earlier this month after local law enforcement issued a warning about tarot readings to a metaphysical store owner in York County. image courtesy of Hanover Police Chief Chad E. Martin told Beck Lawrence – who runs Serpent’s Key Shoppe and Sanctuary in Hanover and uses they/them pronouns – could be fined or prosecuted for offering tarot readings to their customers. While the outdated law goes largely unenforced, the news concerns members of the... Read more →

A Message From Congressman Donald Norcross

Now is the time to get health care coverage for 2024. From November 1st to January 31st, you can renew, review, or enroll in health care coverage in the New Jersey marketplace at Over the past two years, I worked with the Biden-Harris Administration and my Democratic colleagues in the House to enact the American Rescue Plan and the Inflation Reduction Act, which expanded financial assistance to lower premiums and help more Americans purchase health insurance. Because of this legislation, four out of five Americans can now find plans for $10 a month or less and South Jerseyans enrolled... Read more →

Taking Your Business to The Next Level Through Acquisitions

For entrepreneurs and business owners seeking to advance and expand their enterprises, the approach of acquisitions stands out as a potent game-changing strategy. Acquiring another business can serve as a dynamic means of propelling your own enterprise to the next level. However, it is not devoid of complexities and potential pitfalls. Swift Growth and Expansion Among the most compelling benefits of acquisitions is the potential for swift and extensive growth. Instead of embarking on a journey from scratch and incrementally building your market presence, acquiring an established business allows for an instantaneous entry into a new customer base, products, services,... Read more →

No College Degree Needed for these 40 Jobs

40 up-and-coming careers that don’t require a 4-year college degree (and 9 to avoid) by: Hank Pellissier | Updated: August 23, 2023 source: Construction workers installing concrete/ Editor’s note: This is part of a series spotlighting promising career paths that are filled with opportunity — yet don’t require a four-year college degree. Is your high school student eager to earn a salary? Does an AA degree, technical training, certificate, apprenticeship, or on-the-job training fit your family budget better than four years of college tuition? If the answer is yes, there’s no need to panic about your child’s financial future.... Read more →

8 Best Features for Health and Fitness Apps

Over the past few years, there has been a marked increase in the popularity of health and fitness apps worldwide, signaling a paradigm shift in the way people view their health. As physical activity has become a central part of life for a huge number of people across the globe, the digital world has responded with innovative solutions tailored to individual needs. The advent of health apps has not only simplified the process of monitoring physical activity, but has also revolutionized the entire fitness industry. With the rapid advancement in technology, many IT companies have capitalized on this trend and... Read more →

Guest Opinion: The Jewish Foundation of Philadelphia Responds to Senator Saval's Remarks

PHILADELPHIA PA (November 3, 2023)(CNBNews)--In response to Senator Saval's presence and outward support of last night's 30th Street cease-fire rally, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia had the following to say about his lack of sincerity: "The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia would like to express its disappointment toward State Senator Nikil Saval for his participation in the Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), Philly Palestine Coalition, and IfNotNow cease-fire rally last night at 30th Street Station. Senator Saval has previously stated that he “does not subscribe to the antizionism movement,” and yet, JVP proudly labels itself as an antizionist organization.... Read more →

GO2 for Lung Cancer Launches PSA Featuring Actor and Director Tony Goldwyn

for National Lung Cancer Awareness Month in November Goldwyn has a personal connection to lung cancer WASHINGTON, November 3, 2023— GO2 for Lung Cancer, is launching a public service announcement campaign starting the first of November in conjunction with National Lung Cancer Awareness Month. The PSA features acclaimed actor, producer and director Tony Goldwyn, recently seen in the blockbuster film “Oppenheimer” and his latest directed film, “Ezra,” awaiting release. His work in front of and behind the camera is equally impressive with a lengthy list of major successes. Goldwyn has a personal connection to lung cancer, having lost his mother... Read more →

National Assn.of Women in Construction Philadelphia Foundation Presents Block Kids

PHILADELPHIA PA --The National Association of Women in Construction Philadelphia Foundation is presenting Block Kids – an award-winning national building competition that introduces children in grade levels 1-6 to careers in the construction industry in a fun and hands-on way at no cost to the participants or their families. Happening at the Sheet Metal Workers Local 19 Training Center in Philadelphia, over 100 students will be given 100 blocks each and the choice of 3 other items—either a small rock, string, foil, or poster board. They are tasked with using their imagination to build and present their construction-related project within... Read more →

Truck Driver Fatigue: A Growing Problem & Its Impact on Accidents

Truck driver fatigue is an increasingly concerning issue within the transportation industry. The demanding schedules and long hours on the road have made it difficult for truck drivers to maintain adequate rest and sleep. This growing problem not only affects the health and well-being of drivers but also significantly impacts road safety, leading to an increased risk of accidents. Causes of Truck Driver Fatigue Truck driver fatigue can be attributed to several factors, both within and outside the driver's control. Driver fatigue can lead to someone being injured in a truck accident. Long Working Hours. Many truck drivers are expected... Read more →

Musical Messages of Hope:

Past Winners Inspire Future Artists in Shout Down DrugsCompetition MILLBURN, NJ — The Your Song! Your Voice! Shout Down Drugs competition, organized by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey, is a platform for high school students to showcase their musical talents while sending a powerful message about substance use prevention. As the competition gears up for its 20thseason, we showcase the inspiring journeys of last year's winners and how their experiences continue to inspire budding artists across the state. Jordan Wilson, from Lawrenceville, clinched the first-place title with his song “Intervention Intentions.” Jordan recalls the whirlwind of opportunities that... Read more →

UAW, Ford resolution will have ‘ripple effects’ on union work worldwide

26-Oct-2023 12:05 PM EDT, by Cornell University Ford and the United Auto Workers union have come to a tentative deal that could end the worker strike against the automaker and grant sizeable pay increases to union workers. Kate Bronfenbrenner, director of labor education research and a senior lecturer at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations, is an expert on union and employer strategies in organizing and bargaining. Bronfenbrenner says: “The UAW-Ford tentative agreement is a momentous victory for U.S. auto workers, which will have ripple effects on union organizing and bargaining efforts worldwide. “After decades of concessionary agreements... Read more →

Stratford Halloween Parade Today

Stratford Halloween Parade today. Parking at the O.L.G. , John Paul II School. Please enter the parking lot from from Warwick Road. Arrive by 1:30pm, The parade kicks off at 2:00pm. Instructions: Parking at the O.L.G. John Paul II School. Please enter the parking lot from from Warwick Road. Address/Location Stratford Police Department 315 Union Ave Stratford, NJ 08084 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-783-8621 Read more →

Halloween Celebration Brings Treats, Tricks, and Sticky Dental Dilemmas

Help your child make the best candy choices this trick-or-treat season. (NAPSI)—With Halloween just around the corner, Delta Dental of Washington is reminding parents and trick-or-treaters that there are ways to enjoy the holiday while also protecting children’s oral health. While the words healthy and candy don’t seem like the most obvious pairing when it comes to dental health, there are ways for trick-or-treaters to enjoy a sugar high and­—with moderation—not damage their teeth in the process. And it doesn’t have to involve handing out fruit or boxes of raisins to the ghosts and goblins at your door (though dentists... Read more →

This Halloween, make your pumpkins last but not your costumes

Newswise — With Halloween less than two weeks away, the time is now to get pumpkins and craft a creative and sustainable costume. Steve Reiners, professor of horticulture at Cornell University, says the wildfire smoke this summer didn’t hurt the pumpkin crop, and has suggestions for ensuring your gourds last through Halloween. Reiners says: “It’s pumpkin season! The good news is, despite a summer of extremes, New York growers have an excellent crop in 2023. Wildfire smoke in June caused some worries that bees, so necessary for pollination, might stay near hives, reducing pumpkin numbers. But once the skies cleared... Read more →

Delaware has given 4,207 electric vehicle rebates for $9.7M since 2015

By Scott McClallen | The Center Square Oct 17, 2023 Delaware's electric vehicle rebate program subsidized the purchase of luxury cars, including 83 BMWs, 7 Jaguars I-Paces, and 14 Audis including a Q4 E-Tron seen above. Claudio Ianau | Shutterstock (The Center Square) – Delaware has given 4,207 electric vehicle rebates for $9.7 million since 2015, state data says. The Clean Vehicle Rebate Program provides incentives for Delawareans and their businesses to buy or lease new battery electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles through the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Program. The program offers $2,500 for... Read more →

Which Cruise Lines Have The Best Loyalty Programs?

Embarking on a cruise vacation is a unique and enriching experience. For most people, a cruise vacation is an incredible experience of a lifetime, but you know what could make this experience even more incredible? Loyalty Programs. Cruise loyalty programs, similar to the frequent flier programs in the airline industry, are designed to make your cruise vacation experience even more incredible by providing you with delightful perks and benefits, such as picture priority booking, access to exclusive events, special discounts, etc. These loyalty programs reward travelers for their repeat business to create a sense of belonging and enhance the cruise... Read more →

4 Best Customer Retention Strategies

For businesses, especially SaaS and subscription businesses, customer retention rate is a very important metric. For such businesses, increasing customer retention is the key to sustainable business growth. Most businesses aim to have a customer retention rate close to 100%, but anything above 90% is considered low. Of course, it is impossible to retain every single customer every month, but if a business has an extremely low customer retention rate, it means that the business has to implement different strategies. Below, we have mentioned some of the best customer retention strategies that actually work and will allow you to retain... Read more →

Why Mesh Wi-Fi Is the Optimal Choice for Smart Home Systems?

The digital revolution worldwide has given rise to the concept of smart home systems. These are modern household systems equipped with different devices to make our lives more comfortable, efficient, and convenient. The devices in smart home systems include smart thermostats, security cameras, voice-activated assistants, connected kitchen appliances, and many others. The functioning of all these devices depends on a robust and reliable WiFi network. While traditional wireless routers are sufficient for normal homes, for homes equipped with smart home systems, these routers have limitations, due to which they are not able to handle the operations of smart devices properly.... Read more →

Motorcycle and Pickup Collide in Harrison Township; Operator of Motorcycle Dies

HARRISON TOWNSHIP, NJ (October 20, 2023)(CNBNews)--On Thursday October 19th at approximately 4:13pm, the Harrison Township Police Department was dispatched to the intersection of Mullica Hill Road and Lambs Road in reference to a motor vehicle crash. Initial investigation by police revealed the following: A 2020 KTM 1290 Motorcycle was traveling westbound on Mullica Hill Road and had passed stopped westbound traffic at the red light, entering the intersection. At the same time, a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado was making a left turn from eastbound Mullica Hill Road onto northbound Lambs Road. The motorcycle then struck the front passenger’s side of the... Read more →

Inaugural Halloween at Y.A.L.E. School Car Show

Trunk -or-Treat event for community members in the heart of Cherry Hill Cherry Hill, N.J. – Y.A.L.E. School NJ, will host the first ever Halloween at Y.A.L.E. School Car Show, presented by the South Jersey Camaro Car Club, on Saturday, October 28, 2023, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Y.A.L.E. School’s Ellisburg Campus in Cherry Hill (11 Connecticut Avenue). This FREE, family-friendly event will offer members of the community a safe and fun Halloween experience. “We are excited for the opportunity to host our first ever Halloween at Y.A.L.E. School Car Show for people of all ages to enjoy,” said Noah... Read more →

Drug Take Back Initiative begins at Camden County Sheriff’s Department

(Camden, NJ) – As part of the 25th National Take Back Initiative, the Camden County Sheriff’s Department has installed a prescription medication drop box on the first floor of Camden City Hall at 520 Market Street. This initiative aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible way for people to dispose of prescription drugs, while also educating the public about the potential for abuse of medications. “We encourage everyone to take a look in their medicine cabinets and drop off any medications that are expired or no longer needed,” Sheriff Gilbert “Whip” Wilson said. “Safely disposing of prescription medications is... Read more →