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Tips for keeping your car insurance low

Gloucestercitynews.net (February 17, 2020)--Auto insurance is a tailor-made product, and your policy is very much your own based on factors that are exclusive to you. It is not a fixed cost and could cost you some good money. Still, you can lower it through better bargaining with the insurance company to get better insurance quotes only when asked for. Having adequate coverage does a lot of good when you face adverse situations that damage the car or injure others and damage property. The insurance policy... Read more →


Philly Baptist Church Minister Says Trump's Opportunity Zone Program is Working (video)

Rev. Todd Johnson, "Trump changed Philadelphia for the better, people are waking up to pandering Dems." PHILADELPHIA, PA (February 15, 2020)--Appearing on "Fox & Friends: Weekend", Reverend Todd Johnson, of the First Immanuel Baptist Church said Saturday the Opportunity Zone in the city of brotherly love -- created by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act -- is working. According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Opportunity Zones are designed to spur economic development and job creation in distressed communities throughout the United States by... Read more →


Aramark Cause Coffee to Benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Aramark volunteers participated in a beautification project to support the Boys and Girls Club Nicetown location, in Philadelphia, during the company’s global day of service, Aramark Building Community Day, last September. Today, Aramark announced it is donating a portion of sales from javia®, its private label coffee, and Reserve by javia, its new, premium line, to Boys & Girls Clubs of America. (Photo: Business Wire) PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Each year, Aramark provides over one billion cups of coffee and 400 million cold drinks to workplaces around the... Read more →


Delaware Fish & Wildlife Police Blotter: Feb. 3-9

Reminder for the week: Spring ahead of Spring Aboard boating safety campaign DOVER (Feb. 14, 2020) – DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources, promote boating safety, and protect the public through outreach, education, and law enforcement. To help achieve public compliance with laws and regulations, officers from Feb. 3-9 made 869 public contacts and responded to 22 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public. Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police in... Read more →


Beware of Social Security Scams

NEWS FOR OLDER AMERICANS (NAPSI)—Calls and e-mails from scammers pretending to be government employees are widespread. Social Security phone scams are the #1 scam If you get a threatening call from someone saying they are from ­Social Security, it is from a scammer. reported to the Federal Trade Commission. Chances are you, a friend, or a family member have received a call like this. You don’t have to be receiving benefits to become a victim. You may get a call saying there is a problem... Read more →


Drexel Men's Soccer Team Honored

PHILADELPHIA (February 14, 2020)-- – Members of the Drexel men's soccer team received recognition at the annual Philadelphia Soccer Six awards banquet earlier this week. click image to enlarge Chris Donovan was honored for being the Soccer Six's leading goal scorer and point getter with seven goals and two assists. Donovon was named to the Soccer Six All-Star Team and was also Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 23 after he recorded a goal and an assist in the 2-0 win George... Read more →


The Rodger Stone Case: Where Is "Lady Justice"?

WASHINGTON, DC--This week saw new controversies related to the Roger Stone case with four top DOJ prosecutors resigning from their posts in protest of AG Barr’s call for reducing Stone’s sentence. Scroll down to see how Judicial Watch has taken an active role in exposing the FBI’s misconduct in raiding, targeting and prosecuting Roger Stone. From FOX News: DOJ Prosecutors Resign After Top Brass Reverses Course on Roger Stone Sentencing (2/12/2020) Four career Department of Justice prosecutors abruptly withdrew from their postions in an apparent... Read more →


Hunters! Please Remove Temporary Deer Stands from State Wildlife Areas

DOVER (Feb. 12, 2020) – With Delaware’s 2019/20 deer hunting seasons having ended earlier this month, hunters are reminded to remove their portable deer stands from state wildlife areas by Saturday, Feb. 15. Any stands found on wildlife areas after that date will become the property of the Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife. Hunters may temporarily set up portable stands starting Aug. 1 each year and remove them at the end of the season – doing so with the knowledge that placement of a... Read more →


What You Need to Know About Vampire Energy

(February 15, 2020)--)--Have you ever wondered why all your energy saving efforts seem not enough? Is your electric bill still hiking up? Well, you might have something lurking in your home. This monster is leeching energy from your sockets and money from your pockets. How Does It Work? Vampire energy, also known as standby loss, idle current, or ghost load, refers to the energy being unnecessarily leeched by gadgets or appliances when you leave it plugged in. These products are consuming energy even when not... Read more →


Guest Opinion: 75 percent of illegal immigrants skip deportation hearings, hiding out in US

OPINION: WASHINGTON SECRETS by Paul Bedard | February 07, 2020 10:35 AM More than 7 out of 10 illegal immigrant families ordered to be deported have skipped their court dates and remain in the United States, according to federal statistics. In just 10 courts, some 36,115 illegal immigrant families ordered out from September 2018 to January 2020 never complied with a requirement to attend their hearings and instead are hiding out in the country, according to a Justice Department report from the Executive Office for... Read more →


Secure Your Finances Before Obtaining a Car Loan

image courtesy of unsplash.com (Gloucestercitynews.net)(February 15, 2020)--Getting a car loan requires you to be responsible. You need to pay the loan each month for three to five years. There's a chance that your car could get taken away from you if you fail to pay the required amount. Therefore, you must secure your finances first before you obtain any loan. Make sure you don’t have any existing major debt You can’t get a major loan if there’s an existing loan that you still keep paying.... Read more →


EPA Says: No Need To ‘Warm Up’ Modern Vehicles In Cold Weather

CAR CARE COUNCIL BE CAR CARE AWARE (NAPSI)—When the weather is cold, many motorists wonder if they need to let their vehicle “warm up” or idle before driving. In fact, today’s modern cars are ready to drive in cold temperatures without You may have to bundle up before you drive in cold weather but your modern car is ready to go, with no need to idle a while. excessive idling. The idea of idling before driving dates back to when cars were built with carburetors.... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Pope Brands Transgender Theory As Evil

February 13, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on transgender theory and its consequences: Pope Francis is on the left of the political spectrum on economic and environmental issues, but he remains a conservative on moral issues. His defense of the rights of the unborn is as strong as his two predecessors, and there is nothing heterodox about his comments on marriage, the family, and sexuality: he is a defender of traditional moral values. In his apostolic exhortation responding to the Amazon synod's call... Read more →


Indiana Legionnaires/Lawmakers Support Homeless Veterans

By Cameran Richardson FEB 11, 2020 American Legion Department of Indiana National Executive Committeeman Jerry Jordan helps during the homeless veterans donation drive at the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis on Monday, Feb. 10. Photo by Ben Mikesell/The American Legion Data from the Department of Veterans Affairs shows that the homeless veterans population in the state of Indiana has increased by 6 percent in the last year. As a result, anywhere from 300 to 400 homeless or at-risk veterans visit the food pantry at the Hoosier... Read more →


2019 Internet Crime Report Released

Internet-enabled crimes and scams show no signs of letting up, according to data released by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) in its 2019 Internet Crime Report. The last calendar year saw both the highest number of complaints and the highest dollar losses reported since the center was established in May 2000. IC3 received 467,361 complaints in 2019—an average of nearly 1,300 every day—and recorded more than $3.5 billion in losses to individual and business victims. The most frequently reported complaints were phishing and... Read more →


Each Pittsburgh Resident Has Liabilities Equaling $15,600 Per Person

The Center Square Each Philadelphia Resident Has Liabilities equaling $25,500 in liabilities, per taxpayer, according to the same report. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files Among the 75 most populous cities in the U.S., Pittsburgh ranks 64th for the state of its finances, having $15,600 in liabilities per taxpayer, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released last month. Coming in at number 72 is the City of Philadelphia having The nonprofit group, which promotes financial transparency in government, gave Pittsburgh a grade of... Read more →


CNB SPORTS NEWS: Lexus, and the Metropolitan Golf Association, will Host Complimentary Golf Clinics

(NAPSI)—As golf remains a significant piece of business and social culture, it’s important for women to feel confident on the course. Knowing the basics of the game could encourage participation in key business decisions taking place on the course every day. Nearly 5 million women play golf these days and if you’re among them—or would like to be—here are a few facts and tips you should know. Lydia Ko, the youngest player in golf history to be ranked No. 1 in the world. Where To... Read more →


Majority Say Houston Astros Players Involved in Cheating Should Be Held Accountable

Research Also Finds Strong Support for Strengthening Whistleblower Programs While Most Say Leadership Punishments Will Motivate Culture Change Arlington, Va., February 11, 2020 – As Major League Baseball (MLB) pitchers and catchers report to spring training this week, new research finds that the overwhelming majority of Americans believe that the players involved in the Houston Astros cheating scandal should be punished for their actions. Ninety percent of Americans say that players on the team who broke the rules should be punished. There was a slight... Read more →


Derek Sprague Named 2020 United States Junior Ryder Cup Team Captain

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Feb. 13, 2020) – The PGA of America has named PGA Past President Derek Sprague, PGA as the Captain of the 2020 United States Junior Ryder Cup Team. The United States will face Team Europe in the 12th Junior Ryder Cup at Blue Mound Golf and Country Club near Milwaukee, Sept. 21-22. A 2019 inductee into the PGA of America Hall of Fame, Sprague is the General Manager of TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, where he has served since... Read more →


Kratom for Pain Relief

Gloucestercitynews.net (February 13, 2020)--It is unfortunate that some of us have encountered accidents at some point in our lives. In some cases, we are blessed enough for the accident to not inflict any major injury. Sometimes, the injury is incessant enough to linger for longer than anyone would want it to be. Medications, too, seem to cease to credit unsplash.com provide any evident relief. One feels utterly hopeless when even medical science has nothing to offer for a problem so troublesome. But, nature has a... Read more →


Protecting Your Ability To Drive Safely

It may be the safest, wisest course to get help with your driving before you have to give it up. (NAPS)—Driving a car means maintaining independence for many older adults. Driving allows you to shop, see friends and family, keep up with medical appointments, and avoid social isolation. But sometimes staying safe behind the wheel as you age can be a challenge. Age-related physical and mental changes can affect your ability to drive safely. If you’re alert to these changes and manage them carefully, you... Read more →


What You Need To Know About Starting A Business

Gloucestercitynews.net (February 12, 2020)--Last year, stats showed that there were around 30 million small businesses in the USA alone. That’s a pretty impressive number, and when you apply it to other countries around the world, it’s clear that business ownership is on the up. There’s something deeply appealing about starting your own business; you get to decide your own hours, you’re never in thrall to a boss (although you may have to deal with some nightmare clients), and you can truly say you’re what makes... Read more →


Georgia Governor Kemp Loses Vote Purge Suit Brought by Reporter Greg Palast

A Major Win in the Battle Against Voter Suppression [Atlanta-Feb 11, 2020] In an extraordinary and unexpected move, Federal Judge Eleanor Ross has declared Gov. Brian Kemp the loser in a lawsuit brought by investigative journalist Greg Palast for the State of Georgia to open up its complete files on the mass purge of over half a million voters from the rolls. Surprising all parties, the judge ruled that Kemp’s defense was so weak that no trial is needed. The judge acted "sua sponte"—on her... Read more →


CNB Business: How to Choose Quality Cannabis

CBD or marijuana. (CNBNewsnet)(February 17, 2018)--On January 23, 2018, New Jersey Governor Murphy issued Executive Order #6, which calls on the Department of Health to “undertake a review of all aspects of New Jersey’s medical marijuana program, with a focus on ways to expand access to marijuana for medical purposes” and to reduce barriers that patients face when they are seeking access to medical marijuana. It will also include a review of regulations. Additionally, the recommendations issued by the Medicinal Marijuana Review Panel concerning the... Read more →


Sports betting at its best

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(February 11, 2020)--Sports betting are a part of big and famous games for decades. This is not new to sports and there are many parts of the world where it is legal and considered as a source of income for both casinos and country. When a better puts his money on the winning chances of a player or a team in a given match then people call it sports betting. Moreover, there are several sports wherein a sport betting takes place. Earlier it was more... Read more →


Dealing With The Global Energy Crunch

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(February 11, 2020)--Since a very young age, we have learned how we could classify energy resources into two categories- renewable and non-renewable. To jog your memory up, renewable resources of energy are those sources of energy that can be renewed or replenished. Non-renewable sources of energy are the ones that once depleted can never be brought back. The world has come to the point of a massive energy crunch, and there is an urgent need of addressing this extremely pressing issue at hand. Renewable sources... Read more →


3 Life Tips for a New Military Spouse

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(February 11, 2020)--The U.S. military issues instructions and operations for nearly every imaginable scenario — in case of emergency, in case of attack, in case of disorder. But when it comes to the case of marrying a military man or woman, there is no instruction manual. The vows you take apply to both your beloved and the country they serve, and suddenly, your concept of "family" must grow to encompasses the entire army, navy, air force or marines. No one tells you that the civilian... Read more →


What Makes A School Great

(NAPSI)—Great learning environments elude easy definitions. They come in all different shapes—traditional public schools, public magnet schools, public charter schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling programs. Perhaps the best definition is this: A great school is one in which students are academically challenged, equipped to be a good citizens and persons, and inspired to greatness. Because children are different, you can best find a great school for your child when you have diverse options to consider. That could mean open enrollment in a public... Read more →


EPA Releases 2019 Year in Review Highlighting Accomplishments/Environmental Progress

under President Trump & Administrator Andrew Wheeler NEW YORK (Feb., 2020) - Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the 2019 Year in Review outlining major accomplishments and environmental progress during the Trump administration. “Under President Trump, we have fulfilled many promises to the American people to address some of our most important environmental and human health challenges while unleashing the economy and fostering innovation,” said EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler. “In 2019, EPA deleted 27 Superfund sites – the largest number of sites deleted... Read more →


SAY “I DO” WITH THE KIMMEL CENTER CULTURAL CAMPUS & GARCES EVENTS

– IN THE KIMMEL CENTER’S HAMILTON ROOFTOP GARDEN Elopement Package with Champagne Toast, Décor, Light Bites, Professional Photography, Officiant, and more Winner of The Knot’s “Best of Weddings” 2-years-running (Philadelphia, PA, February 6, 2020) – Garces Events and the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus are excited to announce the second consecutive “Vows with a View,” an intimate and all-inclusive elopement/vow renewal package for five lucky couples on Saturday, June 20, 2020, at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts’ Hamilton Rooftop Garden, voted “Best of Weddings,... Read more →


Two More U.S. Soldiers Die in Afghanistan 18-Year War

Sgt. 1st Class* Antonio Rey Rodriguez Sgt. 1st Class* Javier Jaguar Gutierrez Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan (February 9 2020)--The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. Both soldiers died February 8, 2020 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, as a result of wounds sustained while engaged in combat operations. The incident is under investigation. The deceased are: Sgt. 1st Class* Javier Jaguar Gutierrez, 28, of San Antonio, Texas. Sgt. 1st Class* Antonio Rey Rodriguez, 28, of Las Cruces, New... Read more →


Ways to Estimate Costs for a Construction Project Effectively

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(February 10, 2020)--If you are about to start a construction project, you surely need to know a lot before you go into it. Estimating costs for a construction project can be a lengthy process. It involves the tiresome study of various projects, calculations and a precise understanding of the variables needed and required for completion of a successful project on time. Apart from designing and drafting and keeping into consideration the introduction of various technological advancements, you need to evaluate the project cost. It all... Read more →


Research Scientists Wish They Had More Brains

Mysteries of the Mind Part 1, Wanted: Your Brain By Jeff Stoffer DEC 17, 2019 American Legion Magazine Research scientists in Boston wish they had more brains. One they can expect is that of a former Harvard University football player who wants to know, preferably before he dies, exactly what happened inside his skull after he was kicked in the head during a professional wrestling match in 2003. A brain the researchers have already examined came from a Navy Special Warfare veteran who lost his... Read more →


DNREC Fish/Wildlife Police Blotter Jan. 27- Feb. 2

Reminder for the week: Snow Goose Conservation Order season provides additional hunting opportunities DOVER (Feb. 7, 2020) – DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources, promote boating safety, and protect the public through outreach, education, and law enforcement. To help achieve public compliance with laws and regulations, officers from Jan. 27-Feb. 2 made 1,713 public contacts and responded to 61 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public. Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources... Read more →


Middle-Aged Adults Worried About Health Insurance Costs Now, Uncertain for Future

Newswise — Health insurance costs weigh heavily on the minds of many middle-aged adults, and many are worried for what they’ll face in retirement or if federal health policies change, according to a new study just published in JAMA Network Open. More than a quarter of people in their 50s and early 60s lack confidence that they’ll be able to afford health insurance in the next year, and the number goes up to nearly half when they look ahead to retirement. Two-thirds are concerned about... Read more →