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Xfinity Video Customers Can Say “Education” into the Xfinity Voice Remote to Access Nearly 2,000 Hours of Programming Created in Partnership with Common Sense Media PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Comcast today announced that it has made nearly 2,000 hours of programming and thousands of free titles available to Xfinity video customers to give children and parents quick and easy access to educational programming by grade level as part of the company’s comprehensive response to the COVID-19 crisis. The collection is a joint effort with Common Sense Media, the... Read more →


VISIT PHILADELPHIA Releases Research to Inform Recovery Planning

Research has always been the foundation for the work we do at VISIT PHILADELPHIA® and now, more than ever, we need to know how people are feeling and what they’re thinking about travel in order to develop a COVID-19 recovery initiative that will spur a regional rebound. We know it will take all of us to create and execute a successful recovery. Today, we’re releasing new insight that will help inform plans for us and our partners — elected officials, hoteliers, restaurant owners, museum and... Read more →


Area Teens Finalists in Music Competition

Three Toms River Teens Are Finalists in Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s Statewide Drug Prevention Music Competition Toms River, NJ — Three local teens have earned recognition for their original substance use prevention songs created for the 16th annual New Jersey Shout Down Drugs high school music competition, sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ), 95.9 WRAT and the New Jersey Broadcasters Association. The music competition’s Prevention Concert was set to be held on April 3rd at the Two Rivers Theater... Read more →


*Sinfully Sweets Fresh Made Candy, Come In An Give Us A Try

RELATED: CNB BUSINESS NEWS Gloucester City News Gloucester City History Former Gloucester City Resident Opens "Sinfully Sweets" Candy Store in Atco Read more →


Find the Best Place to Shop for Beauty Supplies: Online Makeup Shop Review

There are many different shops where you can purchase makeup, that it becomes hard to pick the one that will definitely provide you with the best beauty accessories and products that are worth the money. This article is going to help you find the right store that will not disappoint you. Read more about the shop that sells the best beauty supplies - GoodBeautyProducts.com. Find out about a place where you can find the nicest matte foundations and primers for all skin types! GoodBeautyProducts Reviews:... Read more →


CORONAVIRUS DELAYS THE OPENING OF LEGOLAND® NEW YORK RESORT TO 2021 

GOSHEN, NY (March 31, 2020) – In adherence to the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and evolving restrictions from state and local governments in response to the coronavirus pandemic, LEGOLAND® New York Resort and parent company Merlin Entertainments regret to announce the postponement of the Resort opening until 2021. The measure is consistent with the closure of venues and postponement of events worldwide. “Nothing is more important to us than the health, safety and security of our team, the partners we... Read more →


Miranda Holliday of Columbus NJ Awarded Miranda Family Fellowship

READING, PA (03/30/2020)-- Albright College senior Miranda Holliday of Columbus, N.J., has earned a Miranda Family Fellowship - awarded to Miranda Holliday passionate college juniors and seniors from underrepresented backgrounds who are studying music, theater or dance. Holliday, majoring in theatre and political science at Albright, received the news directly from Luis A. Miranda Jr., father of Broadways' Lin-Manuel Miranda. The fellowship offers generous financial support as well as guidance from Lin Manuel Miranda's professional development network. The Miranda Family Fellowship is a mentoring program,... Read more →


Barnegat High School Teen Is a Finalist

in Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s Statewide Drug Prevention Music Competition Millburn, NJ — A local teen has earned recognition for her original substance use prevention song created for the 16th annual New Jersey Shout Down Drugs high school music competition, sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ), 95.9 WRAT and the New Jersey Broadcasters Association. The music competition’s Prevention Concert was set to be held on April 3rd at the Two Rivers Theater in Red Bank. Due to the COVID-19... Read more →


Novel COVID-19 - Did the betting odds for Top Candidates for Winning EURO 2020 change? 

Gloucestercitynews.net (March 31, 2020)--Even though the football across Europe stopped for the moment, the fans are still debating about the EURO 2020 winners. The postponement of the tournament due to COVID-19 virus did disappoint both the players and the fanbase across the world, but it also increased various speculations regarding the outcome of this competition. There were some heated discussions even before the group stage draw has been made, but after that, we might as well say that it went to another level. Apart from... Read more →


Women And The Sport Of Golf

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 →


Facts on Eating for Health And Boosting Your Immune System Naturally

NAPSI)—Registered dietitian for California Strawberries, Colleen Wysocki, explains what factors play a role in immunity, eating for health, and how to boost immune systems naturally: Factors Influencing the Immune System Eating protein and foods high in vitamin C such as strawberries is key. Try this recipe for Strawberry & Tuna Kebabs on californiastrawberries.com. Factors that can influence immunity include: • Diet • Sleep • Stress • Exercise • Microbiome • Germs Eating for Health Eating for health means increasing whole foods while cutting back on... Read more →


Smart Gadgets for Home That Make Our Lives Easier

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 29, 2020)--Technology plays a significant role in our everyday life. We see electronic devices more than just a whim. Smart automation a necessity that makes people’s life easier. There was a time when technological progress gave us the ability to switch the TV channels with a controller. Now smart home gadgets go way beyond that. For instance, there are wearable devices like sports watches. They track your heart rhythm and notify you if something is off with it and even address a potential heart... Read more →


GARDEN STATE FILM FESTIVAL Screen Gems + Movie Stars Shine in Virtual Film Festival

WORLDWIDE - Stars shine this Thursday, 26 March 2020, when the Garden State Film Festival presents hundreds of independent films virtually through parallel and dynamic digital streaming in light of the global COVID-19 crisis, and the announcement from the Governor of the State of New Jersey further restricting public gatherings. That's right! You can see an incredible selection of +240 innovative films through an unprecedented four-day, live-stream event on your computer, tablet, or mobile phone. Starving for interesting entertainment during self-isolation? GSFF 2020 is the... Read more →


COVID-19 forces postponement of 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo threatening over $10 Billion worth of deals

Following the breaking news that IOC member Dick Pound has claimed that a postponement of the Olympic Games has now been all but agreed in light of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak; Conrad Wiacek, Head of Analysis & Consulting at Sportcal, a GlobalData company, offers his view on the postponement of the Olympic Games: "Up to this point both the IOC and Japanese government have insisted the Games will go ahead as scheduled, with a view to preserving over $10bn worth of global media and... Read more →


Interesting Facts About Your Dog’s Organs

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 23, 2020)--When we think of dogs, we think of floppy ears and puppy-dog eyes. But there’s a living and breathing animal under that fur. Like humans, a dog’s internal organs can cause health issues that require medical intervention. Most dog owners can tell when there is something wrong with their pup through subtle personality or behavioral changes. However, knowing a little bit about your dog’s organs and how they function can help you spot those subtle differences. Dog’s Are More Than Just a Wagging... Read more →


SAVE AILING & ICONIC NY CITY BUSINESSES IN CORONA CRISIS

NEW YORK, NY: (March 22, 2020)--Join the mob today when #SaveNYC begins "Quarantined Cash Mob" in attempts to save beloved mom and pop shops. Each day we will highlight a different small business in New York City that you can easily support from the comfort of your home. Visit their online stores in mass, make a donation via Venmo or Paypal, buy a gift card, order take-out or delivery from ailing restaurants, cafes, bars, and shops in coronavirus crisis. Let's take action en masse and... Read more →


From Broadway to Broad Street, our curtains will rise again!

(Philadelphia, PA, March 22, 2020) – From Broadway to Broad Street, the curtains will rise again! The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus and The Shubert Organization announced the 2020/21 Broadway Philadelphia season today, reminding the community to be hopeful in the midst of the current COVID-19 pandemic. The 2020/21 season features a dazzling lineup of Tony Award®-winning productions, the most recent Broadway hits, and beloved returning classics. The upcoming season boasts a combined 49 Tony Awards® and 47 Drama Desk™ Awards, as well as four brand-new... Read more →


NJ Lottery Walk-in Claims Desk Closed due to Public Health Emergency

Lottery Ticket Sales and Drawings will Continue TRENTON (March 22, 2020) – To mitigate further spread of COVID-19 the New Jersey Lottery’s front office is temporarily closed for the collection of walk-in claims. The front office will be closed for two weeks, from March 19 until April 3, while we review and revise our protocols for paying claims. Claims less than $599.50 can still be immediately redeemed at any retailer and mailed claims will still be processed in the regular course of business. Winners should... Read more →


Destress in Your Own Back Yard

While adults are home teleworking, and kids are at home participating in online educational instruction (we hope), it’s even more important during these challenging times to take a moment to get out into the family yard. The TurfMutt Foundation reminds families that nature starts right outside your back door. Let the proven benefits green space give us a break from being cooped up inside. Listen to the birds. Watch the trees. Curl your toes in the grass. Work outside planting and preparing for the budding... Read more →


Formula One generates over $1.2bn in sponsorship

Despite the switch from free-to-air to pay-TV reducing global audience numbers in 2019, says GlobalData’s Sportcal According to the 2019 F1 Audience report, Formula One has seen a 3.9% decline in unique viewers globally, with audiences falling to 471 million following the move from free to air to pay TV. Yet, this iconic racing series is growing audiences in the US, Middle East and Asia and still remains highly attractive to sponsors worldwide, with companies spending an estimate of $1.2bn annually on partnerships, according to... Read more →


Using phone credit to pay for casino play

Gloucestercitynews.net (March 20, 2020)--Today, gamers can enjoy a first-rate casino from the sofa without ever needing to head to a real-life casino. What’s more, players can now pay for their play with a huge variety of methods such as debit and credit cards as well as with options like Boku, Skrill and more now extremely popular at online casinos. Increasingly, players are selecting to pay for their time at online casinos using phone credit. These days, it is super simple to pay via phone bill,... Read more →


Jacqueline Mary Dimmerman, age 71, Lifelong member/shop steward for Local 54

Surrounded by her daughters, on March 18, 2020, at age 71. (nee Kaluhiokalani) Formerly of Gloucester City and Williamstown. Beloved mother of Thelma Fagan, Sherry Walker Fuss (late James) and John Walker, III. Cherished grandmother of Glenn VanLeer, Jr. and Thomas Fuss and great grandmother of Leah VanLeer. Beloved sister of Joseph Kaluhiokalani (Tina) and the late David Kaluhiokalani (surviving Lynn). Also survived by her former husband, Joseph Dimmerman and her pups, Bella and Raffy. Jackie will be remembered as a loving, dedicated and compassionate... Read more →


Villanova Professor: Atlantic City casino business will be hit hard by COVID-19 (video)

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. BY Rhonda Schaffler, Correspondent | March 19, 2020, New Jersey’s hospitality industry could suffer long-term impacts from COVID-19 even after the pandemic ends, according to Dr. David Fiorenza, an assistant professor of economics at Villanova University. He says the casino industry in Atlantic City will have to rethink its business model, and he doesn’t rule... Read more →


*The Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala

BY MediaWize ATLANTIC CITY, NJ Tickets are now on sale for South Jersey’s premier food and beverage event. The 37th Annual Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala will be held on Thursday, April 16, in the Avalon Ballroom of Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City. Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala is April 16. (Photo courtesy ACCC) The annual event celebrates food by highlighting hors d’oeuvres prepared by students in the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape and showcasing the specialties of 40... Read more →


Most Attractive Bonuses Offered By Online Casinos

Gloucestercitynews.net (March 17, 2020)--Online casinos are offering all kinds of bonuses to attract players. They are very innovative when it comes to this, and there is a number of popular bonuses that keep their existing customers and bring new ones. The following are the most attractive types of bonuses currently offered by popular online casinos. Make sure you take advantage of them and maximize your chances for profits. A welcome bonus is a standard type of bonus given by online casinos. You can get this... Read more →


*Tuckahoe Craftsmen & Home Spring Show event!

Visitors will find everything they need for Spring decorating and home remodeling Tuckahoe, New Jersey, April 4-5, 2020 from 10am to 4pm: The Spring in TuckahoeCraftsmen & Home Event is coming to the Upper Township Community Center, 1790 Route 50, Tuckahoe, NJ, on April 4-5, from 10am to 4pm.This two- day gathering of artists, craftsmen, home improvement and direct sales vendors has something for everyone. Over 80 vendors are expected to participate, and the event is held indoors. Visitors to the show will find wood... Read more →


*GHS Alumni Scholarship Social April 4

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --The Gloucester High School Alumni Association "Spring Fling Back to the Prom" will be held on Saturday, April 4 at The Elizabeth Ballroom, Highland Boulevard, and Sylvan Avenue from 7-11 p.m. Tickets are $35 per person and can be purchased at the door or from Wayne Smith @ 856-456-4580 or Janet Bevan @ 856-456-5511. All proceeds benefit the "Scholarship Fund". Read more →


Garden State Film Festival Moves Virtual

ASBURY PARK, NJ - In light of the global COVID-19 crisis, and the announcement from the Governor of the State of New Jersey further restricting public gatherings, GSFF 2020 will be presented virtually through parallel and dynamic digital streaming. Physical festival events such as industry activities, workshops, and panels have been canceled. Films will now be showcased online out of concern for the health and safety of our attendees. The 2020 Garden State Film Festival, which brings over 25,000 attendees annually, was set to take... Read more →


Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City Suspends Entertainment Until Mid-April

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (March 13, 2020) – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City announced today that effective immediately the resort destination will suspend entertainment taking place inside Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena, Sound Waves, Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club and DAER Nightclub until April 15. The entertainment lineup includes: 3LAU (March 14), Adam Sandler (March 14), Jay Mohr (March 14), Hard Rock Hoops (March 19 - 22), Cage Fury Fighting Championships (March 21), T-Pain (March 21), Jason Weiss (March 24), DJ Ikon (March 27),... Read more →


*Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event Set to Return, May 6-10

Event to Serve as a Qualifying Selection Trial for 2020 Olympic Games Allentown, NJ —March, 2020—In its 18-year history, the Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event (JFI) has become one of the most influential eventing competitions in the country. Taking place at the Horse Park of New Jersey, May 6-10, the 2020 Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event, Presented by B.W. Furlong & Associates, in conjunction with Division Sponsor, Zoetis; new Presenting – level Sponsor, AIG; and Competitor Hospitality Sponsor, Boehringer Ingelheim, will once again serve as... Read more →


Camden County Issues Update on Wuhan Virus

(Camden City, NJ) – The Camden County Freeholder Board issued the following joint statement on the Wuhan Virus. As of 2 p.m. on March 12, there remains just one presumptive positive case of coronavirus in Camden County. That patient, whose case was first announced on Friday, March 6, has had his status improve continually over the past several days. The Department of Health is maintaining constant contact with our partners at the state, local, and federal levels to ensure that any possible infections or exposures... Read more →


USA Car Trip: 5 Amazing Roads for Emotional Relaxation

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 10, 2020)--Car trip to America is incredibly popular with travelers. US roads not only penetrate cities, but also pass through the most beautiful places in the country. Therefore, this makes them a great way to relax after hard working days, and enjoy the incredible scenery from the car window in a road journey. Are you also tired of work and want to take a rest at least a little? Then pick up a car anywhere in the United States and keep you way to... Read more →


Students from Saint Hubert Catholic High School for Girls Raising Funds for Special Education

Over 200 students from Saint Hubert Catholic High School for Girls in the Tacony section of Philadelphia are coming together to participate in their annual Dance-A-Rama. The evening’s festivities will raise funds for Our Lady of Confidence Day School (OLC), one of four Archdiocesan Schools of Special Education, through Catholic Social Services campaign. Tuesday, March 10, 2020 4:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Saint Hubert Catholic High School for Girls – Auditorium 7320 Torresdale Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19136 **Please see editor’s note for additional directions** For the 3rd... Read more →


Garden State Film Festival March 25-March 29

ASBURY PARK, NJ - Celebrating its 18th Anniversary, the artistic philosophy of the Garden State Film Festival is rooted in the celebration of the independent film genre and celebrates this spirit through dramatic screenings and unparalleled film collaborations attracting a diverse audience from around the world. From Wednesday, 25 - Sunday, 29 March 2020 in Asbury Park, New Jersey, GSFF unveils world premieres, Hollywood stars, industry panels, and as a nonprofit enterprise, serves as an added economic engine for Asbury Park’s vitality through art, commerce... Read more →


CNB Sports: Getting Into The Swing Made Easier

(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. Where To Turn Lexus, in partnership with the Metropolitan Golf Association, will host another round of complimentary golf... Read more →