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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... Read more →


OPERATION SAFE QUARANTINE: Child Pornography Charges Filed Against 12

Second Phase of Operation Safe Quarantine Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced today that the second round of a multi- agency investigation fueled by an increase in threatening online activity towards children during the ongoing pandemic has resulted in the arrests of 15 individuals on charges such as possessing and distributing... Read more →


NEST: Retail Industry Has Been A Big Help in Curbing Spread of COVID-19

(GLOUCESTER CITY, N.J. -- Feb. 16, 2021) According to studies conducted by South Jersey-based integrated facilities management firm NEST, the retail industry has done its part to curb the spread of COVID-19 since April 2020. A data set of reactive janitorial https://gloucestercitynews.net work orders across multiple specialty retailers shows the fluctuation... Read more →


NJDOT is now accepting grant applications for the Urban Youth Corps summer jobs program

The program develops life and job skills for disadvantaged youth (Trenton) The New Jersey Department of Transportation today announced that grant applications are being accepted for the Youth Corps Urban Gateway Enhancement program. The program provides employment opportunities to underserved youth and young adults through community-service projects. “The Youth Corps Urban... Read more →


Why do you need to know about the risks involved in commercial real estate investments?

Commercial real estate investments help you to make a lot of money. If you have invested in real estate, you will surely get many rewards by buying and owning investment properties. Purchasing a physical property brings in a lot of comfort to the investors. But it also has many risks associated... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Murphy Creates Council on Green Economy; $100M Expenditure

NEWARK – Governor Phil Murphy announced an investment of more than $100 million in clean, equitable transportation projects that will improve air quality and reduce the effects of climate change while moving New Jersey towards 100 percent clean energy by 2050. Leveraging proceeds from New Jersey’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse... Read more →


A Guide on How to Buy Winter Tires

When winter comes, all drivers think of getting the best tires that will have their car run smoothly. It becomes difficult for those who use all-seasons tires to understand that they have to change their vehicle tires to winter tires. So why are they called all season if they cannot serve... Read more →


Delaware Announces Settlement with Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control today announced a settlement with Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC to address perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) allegedly released from the company’s facility in the Marshallton area of New Castle County. On Sept. 11, 2020 DNREC notified Solvay that it is a potentially... Read more →


Video: China Blames Record Smog on Firecrackers

Two Chinese netizens have disappeared. That’s after they and a group of others tried to celebrate the Lunar New year by mocking the head of the Communist Party. Beijing endures heavy smog over the holiday weekend. At its worst, levels of one pollutant reached 20 times higher than what air quality... Read more →


How to Find Professional Essay Writers for Your College Paper

College papers are frequent, versatile, and most of the time - highly demanding. Before you get to college, you have this idea that it will all be parties and hanging out with friends. People keep telling you that this will be ‘’the best time of your life’’ Soon after you enroll,... Read more →


Pave Your Road To Financial Independence

....With A Ticket To Work Service Provider (NAPSI)—This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. This law mandates equal opportunities for people with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open to the public. In... Read more →


5 Bitcoin Investment Strategies You Should Try Out Now

In the vast sphere of bitcoin investments, success is at the offing for those who are patient. And for those who know how to be wise about cryptocurrency trading. We gathered information from crypto-experts and have come up with 8 bitcoin strategies you should try out to get you leaps and... Read more →


Pennsylvania 2020 job losses rival Great Recession

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The job market in Pennsylvania shrank across all sectors in 2020, rivaling record lows set during the Great Recession a decade earlier, according to a new report. The Allegheny Institute for Public Policy analyzed state employer payroll data to measure... Read more →


Individual Parenting Education in Philadelphia Shelters for the First Time!

​Parents as Teachers (PAT) ​PHILADELPHIA, PA--Parents as Teachers brings an evidenced based home visiting curriculum to parents in Philadelphia shelters who have children younger than age five through the outreach team at People’s Emergency Center who developed Building Early Links for Learning in 2017. Families are paired with their very own... Read more →


Washington Politics: (Video)Trump's Lawyer Berates CBSN's Commentator Lana Zak

WASHINGTON DC (February 13, 2021)(CNBNews)--The Senate voted Saturday, February 13, to acquit former President Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the January 6th insurrection at the Capitol by a vote of 57 to 43. Two-thirds of the Senate needed to vote for the impeachment, to be exact the motion needed... Read more →


Philadelphia Reports on Spring Garden Street Improvement Project

PHILADELPHIA – Today the city released the results from the extensive initial round of public outreach conducted along the Spring Garden Street corridor to identify opportunities and challenges for street improvements and traffic safety. The Spring Garden Street Improvement Project seeks to transform Spring Garden Street – between Pennsylvania Avenue and... Read more →


25-Year-Old Dameer Smith of New York City, Shot and Killed in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit has identified the victim of a fatal shooting that occurred Friday night on February 5, 2021 in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On February 5, 2021, at approximately 9:27 p.m., the Atlantic City Police Department was notified... Read more →


Mooristown Rotary Present Good Grief with $5000 Grant

February 2021 | in Good Grief announced today it has received a one-time $5,000 grant from the Morristown Rotary Club to purchase COVID-19 supplies and sanitization stations for its Morristown Family Support Center. “We are grateful to the Morristown Rotary Club for this generous grant to help us ensure the safety... Read more →


Washington Politics: The Doublemint Twins of Congressional powers

WEEKLY WASTEBASKET: Oversight and Transparency Members of Congress, do you want to, “Double your pleasure and double your fun?” Forget about Doublemint Gum – Taxpayers for Common Sense has ideas for you! After at least four years of continually ceding your Congressional authorities to a grasping Executive Branch, it’s time for... Read more →


Wreaths Across America Receives $362,320 from Mission BBQ Customers

February 12, 2021 - Today, MISSION BBQ announced the donation of $362,320, to Wreaths Across America TM (WAA). This contribution was made possible thanks to the generosity of Our Customers and their support of the American Heroes Cups. The donation will help to sponsor over 36,000 veterans’ wreaths to remember our... Read more →


Paterson MVC Center Closed Until Feb. 26

TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJ MVC) has announced that the Paterson Regional/Licensing Center is closed due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19, and will reopen Friday, Feb. 26. The employee who tested positive was last in the agency Thursday, Feb. 11. MVC Centers Reopening The following... Read more →


Vaccine Hesitancy vs. Vaccine Refusal:

Nursing Home Staffers Say There’s a Difference By Aneri Pattani CONCORD, N.C. — It had been months since Tremellia Hobbs had an excuse to bring out the pompoms. Before the pandemic, they were a crowd favorite at movie nights and bingo tournaments that Hobbs organized as activities director at the Brian... Read more →


Over $35 Million in Federal Funds Received for Philadelphia Homeless Housing and Service

PHILADELPHIA – The Office of Homeless Services (OHS) today announced that the City has been awarded a grant of $35,598,858 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support 2,718 existing units of long-term housing and services in 100 local programs. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files “This award is an... Read more →


Why You Should Care About Intent in Your SEO Strategy

Since 2019, Google's Quality's Raters' Guidelines have included user intent. Intent comes in different forms, which Google assesses to direct them to the most relevant content. As a business owner or blogger, you need to know what reasons your audience turns to the web in order to provide more high-value, high-conversion... Read more →


Philadelphia Man Convicted of Illegally Carrying a Gun to 15 Years in Prison

PHILADELPHIA – Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that William Johnson, 35, of Philadelphia, PA, was sentenced to fifteen years in prison and five years of supervised release by United States District Judge Harvey Bartle III for his conviction of being a felon illegally in possession of a firearm.... Read more →


The implication of employing a probate attorney for your case

The loss of a near and dear one can be overwhelming. It is important to take time for healing. Sometimes it requires stepping back from job obligations and household responsibilities. As such, it is significant to maintain a network with friends and family members. In case you are the executrix or... Read more →


New Jersey American Water Invests $2.3 Million in Cherry Hill Infrastructure 

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – FEB. 11, 2021 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 5,700 feet of aging water main in Cherry Hill starting next week. The project also includes replacing six fire hydrants and 128 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging 6-... Read more →


7 Questions to Ask A Singapore ENT Specialist

ENT (Ear, nose, and throat) specialist doctors treat several disorders. Ear infections are quite common globally, and several people commonly resort to self-treatment to tackle such afflictions. To check whether you suffer from any ENT disorder or not, you may watch out for many symptoms like a blockage in your airways,... Read more →


Ocean State Jobs Lot Coat Drive a Success

Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL) is pleased to announce that its 2020 “Buy, Give, Get” program has resulted in the collection of 42,000 winter coats, nearly 12,000 more than last year, to be donated to veterans in need this winter. From late October through early January, the “Buy, Give, Get” program... Read more →


Who Killed Northampton Attorney Eric Birnbaum?

Investigators renew call for tips on anniversary of Northampton attorney's killing NORTHHAMPTON TOWNSHIP, PA-(February 12, 2021)--On this date 12 years ago, local attorney Eric Birnbaum was gunned down outside his Northampton Township law practice and investigators are continuing their call for the public's help in finding his killer. Birnbaum had just... Read more →


Kimmel Cultural Campus Free Digital Educational Programming

Kimmel enhances “Creative Stages” learning with new virtual field trips focusing on jazz, music technology, musical theater, and creative expression (Philadelphia, PA, February 11, 2020) ––The Kimmel Cultural Campus announced the rollout of all new “virtual field trips” – expanding their already robust FREE digital education programming to reach thousands of... Read more →


Ultimate tips to increase followers and likes on Instagram

As we all know that Instagram has become the most popular social platform. More and more celebrities and brands promote their effects on Instagram. For a beginner, the most important thing is to get massive followers on Instagram. GetInsta is a free and effective app. It is dedicated to helping you... Read more →


Connecticut Resident Charged with Defrauding Former New Jersey Employers

NEWARK, N.J. – A Connecticut woman was arrested today and charged with engaging in a scheme to divert more than approximately $540,000 in payments owed to her former employers by using an unauthorized PayPal account to misappropriate the funds for personal use, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced today. Melissa... Read more →


Seven Vans Stolen in Camden City Since Jan. 25

Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files (Camden City, NJ) (February 12, 2021)--– The Camden County Police Department is investigating several thefts of vans in the city and asking for help from the public with any relevant information about these crimes. Seven vans have been reported stolen in the city since Jan. 25, including three... Read more →


Study Reveals Pauses During CPR, Compression Quality Impact Survival Rates

Emory University Hospital study finds interruptions greater than 10 seconds during CPR was associated with increased mortality at each of four milestones on path to survival Newswise — Cardiac arrests are high-stress and high-stakes events, with prompt, high-quality CPR a vital element on the path to survival. Despite advances in healthcare... Read more →


Should you try to cure addiction in a methadone clinic?

The opioid crisis in the world keeps on costing lives on an ongoing basis. Those who witness emergency because of an opioid overdose have loved ones who mourn and think they could have done anything to help the situation. Unfortunately, in most cases, the loved ones have done all they could.... Read more →


Northern New Jersey Post Offices Observing Presidents Day

NORTHERN NJ – Only Priority Mail Express will be delivered and all Northern New Jersey Post Offices will be closed on Monday, February 15, 2021, in observance of the Presidents Day federal holiday. Normal mail delivery, collections, and retail / customer service operations will resume on Tuesday, February 16. Customers with... Read more →


Everything you need for the New Jersey Earned Income Tax Credit

(NJEITC), all in one place. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files The state created these marketing tools to make it easier for our valued partners - employers, government agencies, non-profits, and tax preparers – to join us in a concerted effort to raise awareness about the New Jersey Earned Income Tax Credit (NJEITC). It... Read more →


Temple Research Team: COVID-19 Containment Tied To Gun Violence in Philly

Temple-Led Research Team Finds COVID-19 Containment Measures in Philadelphia Associated with Increase in Firearm Violence in the City (Philadelphia, PA) – While the COVID-19 pandemic brought most of the country to a standstill in March 2020, Philadelphia trauma surgeons noticed an alarming trend in the incidence of firearm violence. Instead of... Read more →


Philadelphia Customs Finds Unemployment Debit Cards on Passenger Coming from Jamaica

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers discovered five unemployment benefit cards bearing other beneficiaries’ names in the possession of a traveler returning from Jamaica at Philadelphia International Airport on Wednesday. CBP is not releasing the man’s name because he was not criminally charged. An investigation continues. CBP officers... Read more →


What are the advantages of ERP software in organizations?

An ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system is an integrated system that can manage all aspects of your business. It helps to align financial management, supply chain management, human resource, and manufacturing with the primary accounting function. The ERP system can offer transparency to the overall business process by keeping track of... Read more →


THELINES: CHIEFS FAVORITES TO RETAKE NFL TITLE IN 2021-22

(LAS VEGAS) — The Kansas City Chiefs, fresh off their 31-9 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV, are the odds-on favorite to win Super Bowl LVI. Just behind the Chiefs oddsmakers placed two NFC teams, including the newly crowned champions, to end next season as Super Bowl... Read more →


New Jersey Safe Streets Grants for Seven Municipal Projects

Murphy Administration announces $1.8 million in FY 2021 Safe Streets to Transit Program grants to improve rider safety Seven municipalities receive state funding for improvement projects (Trenton) – The Murphy Administration today announced $1.8 million in Fiscal Year 2021 Safe Streets to Transit Program (SSTT) grants for seven municipal projects in... Read more →


FEB. 8 Quick hits: NJ news in brief

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square FEMA ponies up an additional $300 million for New Jersey The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has unlocked an additional $300 million in federal COVID-19 relief for New Jersey, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-New Jersey, said. New Jersey has received more than $846 million... Read more →


Wreaths Across America Mobile Education Exhibit’s 2021 National Tour

This unique museum on wheels could be coming to your hometown, to help honor local veterans and teach the community! COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine — Feb. 8, 2021 — Wreaths Across America (WAA) is proud to announce the start of the 2021 national tour for its Mobile Education Exhibit (MEE). The MEE... Read more →


MVC Center in Turnersville Closed Until Feb. 22

TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJ MVC) has announced that the Turnersville Vehicle Center has been closed due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19, and will reopen Monday, Feb. 22. The employee who tested positive was last in the agency Saturday, Feb. 6. MVC Centers Reopening The... Read more →


Stockton Partners with Schools for Summer Business Academy Scholarships

MediaWizeFebruary 4, 2021 The Stockton University School of Business is partnering with area school districts to offer scholarships to its new summer business academy for rising high school juniors, according to a news release. Stockton recently reached an agreement with the Asbury Park School District to provide five spots in the... Read more →


FACT SHEET FOR RECIPIENTS WHO RECEIVED PFIZER VACCINE

EMERGENCY USE AUTHORIZATION (EUA) OF THE PFIZER-BIONTECH COVID-19 VACCINE TO PREVENT CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) IN INDIVIDUALS 16 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER You are being offered the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to prevent Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by SARS-CoV-2. This Fact Sheet contains information to help you understand the risks... Read more →


A Guide to Starting Investment in Cryptocurrency

It is no longer as complicated to start investing in cryptocurrency as it used to be. As the popularity of the alternative currency has risen, along with the prices, there are now many straightforward ways to invest your money. Everyone has heard of cryptocurrency these days, especially the big names like... Read more →


*Attention Veterans: The Bucks County Veteran's Treatment Court Needs You

Become a Veteran Mentor BUCKS COUNTY, PA--The Bucks County Veteran's Treatment Court is looking for male and female military veterans to serve in the mentor program. Mentors are paired with a veteran to provide support to as they work through the Veterans Court program to successfully seek and maintain treatment, leading... Read more →