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Become a Census Taker: Virtual Job Fair from October 21st - 26th

Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau is responsible for conducting the nationwide census. Though the next census won't be taken until 2020, the Census Bureau is already recruiting to fill important temporary positions. Camden... Read more →

Appalachian Commission Awards $8M to Boost Economic Development in PA Coal Regions

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square The Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded $8 million in grants to Pennsylvania counties hit hard by a decline in the coal-mining region, according to a statement from the... Read more →

EPA Funding Will Help Protect Children by Reducing Diesel Air Pollution in the Mid-Atlantic Region

PHILADELPHIA (October 18, 2019) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $5.66 million in Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) funding to reduce emissions from polluting diesel engines in the Mid-Atlantic region. The DERA... Read more →

The Campbell Soup Foundation Announces $1.5 Million in Grants to Strengthen and Empower Healthy Communities

Eleven New Jersey-based Organizations to Receive Grants October 17, 2019 CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) today announced more than $1.5 million in grants to 22 organizations as part of the Campbell Soup Foundation’s... Read more →

Photo Pop Philly Announces Winter Wonderland Artists

New and Returning Artists Bring Winter Wonderland To Life PHILADELPHIA, PA (October 2019) — After major success this past summer, Photo Pop Philly is back this holiday season! The first-ever holiday installment of the pop-up... Read more →

Guest Opinion: Why The Spike In Youth Suicide?

October 18, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the rise in youth suicide: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that young people (ages 10-17) experienced a 56 percent rise in suicide... Read more →

Careers in Utilities Week:

South Jersey Gas and Atlantic City Electric Celebrate with Local Technical Schools FOLSOM, N.J. – Oct. 18, 2019 – To celebrate the third-annual New Jersey Careers in Utilities Week, South Jersey Gas and Atlantic City... Read more →

Gloucester Township to Host Their 2nd Food and Craft Beer Festival

Gloucester Township is thrilled to announce that they will be hosting their second annual Food & Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, October 26th, along the Black Horse Pike in the Blackwood section of Gloucester Township.... Read more →

Joseph’s House of Camden Celebrates Expanded Facilities, New Services on World Homeless Day

Joseph’s House of Camden Grand Open House included facility tours and remarks from key donors, including Jon Bon Jovi CAMDEN CITY, N.J., Oct. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Joseph’s House of Camden (JHOC), a South... Read more →

CAMDEN COUNTY RESIDENTS: Free Senior and Disabled Legal Workshops

The Camden County Board of Freeholders, the Department of Health and Human Services—Division of Senior and Disabled Services, and the Surrogate’s Office are hosting free legal workshops for senior and disabled residents of Camden County.... Read more →

Pennsylvania Democrats Introduce Legislation to Legalize Recreational 'Pot'

Gloucester City News blog files By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square Democratic state Sens. Daylin Leach and Sharif Street have introduced legislation to legalize recreational marijuana in Pennsylvania for users over the age of... Read more →

Camden County 2019 Sports Hall of Fame; Tickets Available

The Camden County Board of Freeholders will present the 2019 Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner on Thursday, October 24th at the Collingswood Grand Ballroom in Collingswood. The night starts at 5 PM... Read more →

Federal Government Releases $3 Million to Help Fight Opioid Crisis in South Jersey

CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced $3,012,099 in funding to address the opioid crisis, reducing youth homelessness and implementing neighborhood outreach programs. The funding comes from the Department of Health... Read more →

MLS Cup Playoffs: Union Players to Watch Sunday

CHESTER, PA--Philadelphia Union's first round match up against New York Red Bulls in the Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs is just days away and that means all eyes are on all players on the squad.... Read more →

Sweeney Delivers Keynote Address at CIANJ’s 92nd Annual Luncheon

October 19, 2019, 9:08 am Trenton – Senate President Steve Sweeney spoke about the need to make smart investments, improve government efficiency and enhance business friendly policies when he delivered a keynote address at the... Read more →

2017-18 pay for starting teachers in Pa Averaged $44,647; NJ Second Highest in the USA

The Center Square HARRISBURG PA--(October 2019)--A beginning teacher’s salary in Pennsylvania averaged $44,647 for the 2017-2018 school year, the 11th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed... Read more →

IRS-Funded Review Confirms TurboTax Hid Free Filing From Search Engines, but Says There’s No Need for Major Changes

An outside firm echoed ProPublica’s reporting but defended the oversight of the tax-prep program meant to help millions of Americans file their taxes for nothing. by Justin Elliott Source: ProPublica.org Oct. 9, 11:46 a.m. EDT... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Cost-Saving Ideas

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Owning a dog can become expensive, but there are ways in which you can cut down on extraordinary costs. Here are a few ideas: Instead of expensive toys, create your own toys... Read more →

Bellmawr Mayor Issues Statement on Tainted Drinking Water

Editor's Note: The Borough was notified by the state on September 26, 2019 about the tainted well. Twenty days later, on October 16, the letter below was released to the public. The mayor said in... Read more →

Lower Township PD Participating in National Drug Take Back Day

LOWER TOWNSHIP NJ--On Saturday, October 26, 2019, the Lower Township Police Department and Lower Township Healthy Youth Coalition will be participating in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. On this day, officers will be... Read more →

Jim Curtin: Philadelphia Union are yet to accomplish anything in 2019

source: MLSsoccer.com Matthew RalphContributor CHESTER, Pa. – A common narrative around the Philadelphia Union this season has been that the club has won matchups in 2019 that likely would have been losses in years past.... Read more →

Delaware Fish & Wildlife Investigating Death of Accident Victim

Reminder for the week: Don’t forget to download the enforcement app DENRP Tip DOVER (Oct. 18, 2019) – To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s... Read more →

CNBNews Spotlight on College Students from NJ

Belle Nicholas Performs in Musical at JMU HARRISONBURG, VA (10/17/2019)-- Broadway veteran Jacob Brent made his debut as faculty director, along with students, in the James Madison University School of Theatre and Dance's Shakespeare musical... Read more →

CCGOP Will Use Plastic Straws At Fundraiser

Ambrosino: “We’ll use plastic straws if I have to buy them myself.” HADDON HEIGHTS (October 18, 2019)--– In response to the news that the Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders voted last night to ban... Read more →