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FRIENDS FOREVER: Baby Boomers Still Playing Together Even “Party Gaming” on Zoom

(NAPSI)—Over 70 million Baby Boomers grew up playing board games and watching game shows together—and they still love doing both. A new pop culture trivia game is taking Boomers on a nostalgic road trip back to the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s. Designed to be played by two teams, Boom Again features thousands of questions drawing upon Boomer’s memories of advertising slogans and jingles, politics and social movements, movies, music, television, and more. \ Groups of Baby Boomers are laughing their way through memories on a wide variety of their experiences: from The Twist to Disco; American Bandstand to Soul Train; Doris Day all the way to Janis Joplin, and on to Steve Martin; Hula Hoops to The Pill; and poodle skirts to mini-skirts. And they... Read more →


ALL CATHOLIC CONCERT BAND  TO PERFORM ITS ANNUAL FESTIVAL VIA LIVESTREAM TONIGHT

THE ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA Seventy-four students representing Archdiocesan Secondary Schools and private Catholic High Schools throughout the five-county region have been selected to participate in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s 2021 All Catholic Concert Band. This year’s concert is under the direction of guest conductor, Mr. James Colonna, D.M.A, Director of Bands/Graduate Studies in Instrumental Conducting, Messiah University. It will be hosted by Mr. Michael Connor (Class of ’85), President of Cardinal O’Hara High School, Mrs. Eileen Vice (Class of ’89), Principal of Cardinal O’Hara High School in Springfield (Delaware County), and Mr. Hector Ramirez, Music Director for Cardinal O’Hara High School. Saturday, April 10, 2021 6:30 p.m. Cardinal O’Hara High School To view the livestream of the 2021 All Catholic Concert Band please click here.... Read more →


Instagram Success Tips : Gaining Instagram Followers Faster

Social media is already an internet giant and it is only getting bigger than ever. According to statistics, an average internet user spends 2.5 hours scrolling on social media platforms daily. These stats are shared by more than 3.5 billion people all over the world. There are many purposes these billions of people are active in, from casual to professional. Among the professional reasons, getting viral and marketinģ are on the top. Social media marketing is on the rise and many are getting famous through different online platforms. Instagram has turned out to be a globally favorite platform for both purposes. To succeed in such purposes, you need engagement which comes from having a good amount of followers. Here is a guide that will help... Read more →


HELP WANTED: PATRON SERVICES ASSOCIATE

Kimmel Center, Inc. Patron Services Associate Department: Ticket Philadelphia Reports to: Patron Services Manager Status: Non-exempt, Part-time About Ticket Philadelphia Ticket Philadelphia is the official ticket seller for shows presented at the Kimmel Center, the Academy of Music and the Merriam Theatre. Our contact center, box office, and website provide exceptional customer service for all events on the Kimmel Center Campus. Ticket Philadelphia provides services for Kimmel Center Resident Companies including The Philadelphia Orchestra, The Philly Pops, The Pennsylvania Ballet, as well as other local cultural organizations including Capitol Philharmonic of New Jersey. Open 7 days a week, Ticket Philadelphia contact center manages an average of 300-800 calls per day and tickets over 1,800 events per year. Summary: The Patron Services Associate is responsible for providing superlative customer service... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Surf Fishing Permit Vouchers to be Issued April 14

In response to the eighth modification to the COVID-19 emergency order, issued by Gov. John Carney on March 29, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will issue up to 1,000 additional one-year surf fishing permits for 2021, with a special voucher distribution Wednesday, April 14. Those who wish to purchase one of the additional 1,000 one-year surf fishing permits must first acquire a special voucher. Vouchers will be available on a first-come, first-served basis on April 14, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the following locations until the allotted vouchers have been distributed: Brandywine Creek State Park: Hawk Watch parking lot – 150 vouchers available Lums Pond State Park: Area 1 Day Use area – 125 vouchers available Killens Pond State... Read more →


WDVR-FM Radio Show to Honor Music Producer Carmen Verderosa

RARITAN, N.J., April 8, 2021 – Musicians representing 15 acts from New Jersey will perform in a tribute radio broadcast on April 21 to honor Carmen Verderosa, an accomplished sound engineer, music producer and owner of Woodrock Studios LLC. Verderosa of Lebanon, N.J. was 54 years old when he passed away from Covid-19 in February. The show will broadcast on WDVR-FM 89.7 hosted by DJ Andy Kin from 6-8 p.m. on April 21 and will stream on www.wdvrvolunteers.org/live. The tribute will feature original songs written and produced by Verderosa, and performances by several of the bands he loved representing a range of music genres including solo acoustic, R&B, metal and rock. Band members and Verderosa’s wife Kathy Pettigrew Krautsieder will add their personal stories about... Read more →


The US Women’s Most Favorite Sports

Sports play a significant role in any country’s culture. These days even the audience is essential. The percentages of women and men who watch the games are important, and there are many reasons behind it. The latest development among sports viewers has been the increased numbers of women that watch sports. Many sports even have a larger female following than their male counterparts. In the US, women love sports. They either play professionally, or it’s an essential hobby to them. Basketball Basketball is among the top sports followed and loved by American women. The NBA and WNBA, where many teams fight to be amongst the best in the world, is among the favourite. The games are spectacular, leading to many women heading for the stands.... Read more →


FanDuel Sportsbook Opens at Bally's Atlantic City Hotel & Casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. /PRNewswire/ -- In March, FanDuel Group and Bally's Corporation (NYSE: BALY) held the grand opening of their FanDuel Sportsbook inside Bally's Atlantic City Hotel & Casino in New Jersey. (PRNewsfoto/FanDuel Group,Bally's Corporation) The FanDuel Sportsbook at Bally's Atlantic City is conveniently located by the Northern boardwalk casino entrance and as customers enter, they will be greeted by two large video walls and multiple betting kiosks. The inside of the sportsbook features a central 25-foot-wide state-of-the-art LED video wall, flanked by two 10-foot-wide LED video walls on either side and 10 video displays so fans will never miss out on the action. Fans can place sports wagers at five betting windows or use one of twenty IGT PlaySports self-serve betting kiosks. FanDuel will... Read more →


Skylands Stadium Host to Food Truck&Craft Beer Festival

Augusta, NJ, April 6, --The 2021 Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival is making its grand comeback, this Spring at Skylands Stadium. It’s going to be a great day of Food, Fun, and Family that you won’t want to miss. The event has entertainment for all ages. Spend a special day enjoying the outdoors, delicious food, craft beer, music, and more! This Sussex County event will take place Saturday, May 15, right on the field from 12 p.m. -7 p.m., rain or shine. The fun family event will offer a wide selection of tasty food and beverage options for every palette. Photo credit: Torri Koppenaal More than 20 popular food trucks will be offering their sweet and savory fare, including: A Taco Affair, Chank's Grab-n-Go,... Read more →


Why Do You Need To Play With Casinos That Accept Bitcoin?

There are several reasons why you can play at casinos that accept Bitcoin. Indeed, today online casinos have made it convenient for players to gamble with real money. They ensure different safety measures for customers to make payments safely. However, there is always a risk when you expose your bank account details or credit card details at a gambling site. To avoid such risks, especially when you own Bitcoin in a cryptocurrency wallet, it can serve as a secure payment mode at online casino sites. Here are some benefits that are distinct when you use Bitcoin to make financial transactions at a casino such as FortuneJack. Secure Transactions This is the foremost benefit that comes from signing up at a casino that accepts Bitcoin. When... Read more →


Looking for a Fun Time? Try New Jersey Food Tour Trail

NEW JERSEY, USA — Looking for something fun to do when the weather turns warm again? Plus, when restaurants are able to safely open back up, you may be itching to get out and become a foodie! So, look no further than the New Jersey Food Tour Trail: your go-to interactive and guided experience involving fun food and drinks throughout the state. The New Jersey Food Tour Trail is a collaboration of food tours that operate in various regions throughout the state. The joining of tours was developed for tourists to create their own trail in an effort to “eat their way” throughout New Jersey. The New Jersey Food Tour Trail hopes tourists, even in their own backyards, get the chance to learn and explore... Read more →


VIDEO: A Cloud Avalanche near the Kapuche Glacier Lake in the mountains of Nepal

NEPAL MOUNTAINS--Recently, a "cloud avalanche" occurred near the Kapuche Glacier Lake in the mountains of Nepal. That scene is really rare, it's lucky enough to see it once in a lifetime. At that time, a group of travel companions were camping by the lake, and they took the risk of taking pictures of this rare visual feast. The white snow clouds rushed down the valley, unstoppable, instantly swallowing the mountains and hitting the lake surface. Against the backdrop of the blue sky and the yellow-brown mountains, they were more distinct, magnificent and shocking. The strong air flow overturned the tents and sleeping bags, frightening the travellers to evade in panic, but fortunately no casualties were reported. After that, a small rainbow appeared by the lake,... Read more →


CNBNews Travel: WonderWorks Syracuse Opens with New Exhibit

After a Year of Pandemic Closure, Reopens with a New Exhibit SYRACUSE, New York – WonderWorks Syracuse is officially reopened. While Canyon Climb ropes course re-opened in August 2020, WonderWorks has been closed for nearly a year due to the pandemic. With the reopening, WonderWorks will have new rules and covid safety measures to help keep people safe and socially distanced. “We are thrilled to be able to get our doors back open and welcome people to come on in,” says Nicole Montgomery, general manager of WonderWorks Syracuse. “We know that people are ready to get out and do things, and we offer a great mix of fun and educational activities, with something for everyone in the family.” Some of the changes that patrons can... Read more →


CNB Travel News/Tennessee: Alcatraz East Crime Museum Opens Celebration Room

Alcatraz East Crime Museum, located in Pigeon Forge, launches an exhibit in their party room focused on spreading kindness PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (March 29, 2021) – CSI lovers now have one more reason to celebrate. Alcatraz East Crime Museum has turned its education room into an exhibit on respect and kindness. The room has hosted schools and scouts for educational purposes and will also accept other celebrations, including birthdays, retirement and team building. The room will feature positive messages, tips and videos on respect and kindness. To kick things off, the room will be open to the public all day, with activities and opportunities throughout the day to meet and greet McGruff, the crime dog, on April 17, 2021. "We are excited to offer education... Read more →


*Free KU Presents! Arts ALIVE! Performances in April

KUTZTOWN, PA (04/01/2021) KU Presents! Arts ALIVE! brings four outdoor performances on three consecutive Friday evenings in April. The series will feature Celtic, Latin and jazz music as well as contemporary dance. Starting at 6 p.m. and ending before sunset, the open-air venue will be on the lawn behind Schaeffer Auditorium. All shows will also be live streamed. These performances will be offered free as a welcome back to the excitement of live shows at KU Presents! Bring your own chair or blanket and pick a spot on the lawn to enjoy the show. The free tickets, for both in person and streaming attendance, must be reserved online at www.kupresents.org or by calling the box office on Thursdays, 12-2 p.m., at 610-683-4092. Performances begin Friday,... Read more →


VIDEO: THE FLIGHT OF DARSHAN

Darshan lands into the arms of his handler DUBAI--The flight of Darshan, flying from the top of the world tallest building the Burj Kalifa, soaring above Dubai then diving with the exhilarating speed of 170 kph towards his handler. Click the link to watch the uncut, 5 minutes long flight version of this video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=um8M9...​ Enjoy! Read more →


Atlanta Braves: Unfortunately, Businesses, Employees, and Fans in Georgia are the Victims

The Atlanta Braves release the statement below regarding MLB's cancellation of the All-Star baseball game scheduled for Truist stadium in Atlanta. Former Republican President Donald Trump called for fans to boycott baseball in response. “Baseball is already losing tremendous numbers of fans, and now they leave Atlanta with their All-Star Game because they are afraid of the Radical Left Democrats who do not want voter I.D., which is desperately needed, to have anything to do with our elections.” On the other side of the isle former Democrat President Barack Obama praised MLB's decision to move the game out of the state in protest of Georgia's new voting law. Related: MLB Moves All Star Game because of Georgia’s New Election Law Read more →


7 Ways to Increase Your YouTube Subscribers Through Shorts

YouTube Shorts is a nice and easy way to connect with a much larger audience with just a mobile device. YouTube even provides you with a creation tool that makes it easy for you to customize your 15-second video to get more engagement as well as subscribers. If you are wondering about ways to increase your YouTube subscribers through YouTube Shorts then this article will help you a lot. So read on to learn some ways that will help you rake in more subscribers through Shorts. Get in on viral challenges The year 2020 was home to a lot of challenges like pillow challenge, flip the switch challenge, doodle challenge and many more. People used these viral challenges to increase their subscribers and get more... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: April Promotions at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City

Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena Bob Saget, Saturday, April 17, at 7 and 10 p.m. Vic DiBitetto, Friday, April 23 at 9 p.m. and Saturday, April 24 at 7 p.m. Tickets for all shows are available at www.HardRockHotelAtlanticCity.com, www.Ticketmaster.com and 800-745-3000. Live Entertainment Work Hard, Play Hard Rock, Mondays from 6:30 to 8 p.m.- Guests can enjoy live music trivia on Mondays in the Lobby Bar. This music-themed trivia event will award $1,000 in prizes to winners and will feature three rounds of ten questions, with a final round bonus question. Motor City Live: The Classic Hits of Motown- Produced by Allen Valentine, this romantic series will feature Motown renditions of timeless love songs such as “Reach Out (I’ll Be There),” “This Old Heart... Read more →


CNB Fishing News Maryland: Trout Anglers Enjoyed Opening Day of the Season

by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist. March 31, 2021 Gracie Ray is all smiles as she holds up one of the larger rainbow trout that are stocked. Photo courtesy of Gracie Ray Put-and-take trout anglers had a wonderful opening day, the weather cooperated, and there was plenty of room for anglers to spread out and enjoy a day of fishing with family and friends. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has issued the 2021 regulations for recreational striped bass fishing in the Chesapeake Bay, available on the DNR website. Striped bass regulation maps — showing the bay’s regions and their open and close dates — can also be found on the department website. Forecast Summary: March 31 – April 6: April... Read more →


Key Reasons Why People Gamble at Virtual Casinos

From ancient times, people were looking for ways to entertain themselves. There were no movies, team games like football, or social networks, so people spent their leisure time playing gambling games. It all started with dice, horse racing, and fighting, and evolved to what we now call online casinos. What are the reasons for people's love? What motivates them to gamble? Let’s find out. Why People Gamble? Many experts agree that love for gambling is determined by human nature. Having experienced good luck at least once, many people are so excited that they want to feel it once again. So, they start looking for the best online casino in New Zealand, which can serve as a platform for their trials. However, there are also some... Read more →


Major League Baseball becomes latest league to join Jock MKT

Shares of MLB players to be available on the “stock market for sports” starting April 1 (BOSTON – March 30, 2021) Jock MKT (Jock Market), the company turning sports into a stock exchange, announced Major League Baseball will be part of their innovative platform starting with MLB’s Opening Day on April 1, 2021. The announcement marks the fifth league on Jock MKT, which allows users to buy and sell shares of NFL, NBA, NHL, PGA Tour and now MLB players in real time for real money. “Our users have told us Jock MKT is making sports more interesting – and for a sport like MLB that's looking for more ways to engage with fans, I think we offer that perfect second screen type of experience,”... Read more →


CNB Entertainment: CIRCA RESORT & CASINO Official Sponsor of San Diego Padres

New Downtown Las Vegas Casino-Resort Becomes Proud Partner for Major League Baseball Team LAS VEGAS – Circa Resort & Casino, Las Vegas’ new adults-only casino, has been announced as an official sponsor and Proud Partner of the San Diego Padres Major League Baseball (MLB) team for their 2021 season. “The Padres are one of the most exciting teams in baseball right now,” said Circa CEO and Owner Derek Stevens. “We couldn’t be more thrilled to be a part of their upcoming season and to bring a piece of the Vegas action to San Diego.” “We are excited to expand our brand to the Las Vegas market and work with such a cutting edge and innovative property,” said Sergio Del Prado, San Diego Padres Senior Vice... Read more →


Baseball and Hot Dog Super Fans Wanted

With the Major League Baseball season starting up again, BonusFinder  is looking for baseball and hot dog  super fans to become their  official  MLB Professional Food Tester. The successful applicant will determine the BEST hotdogs to eat whilst watching and celebrating the new MLB season and what’s even better, you get PAID to do so.   That’s right, you could be paid $500 with all expenses paid for to watch baseball AND  eat some quality hotdogs! To apply, all you have to  do is fill in the form on their website and tell us why you would be PERFECT for the role: https://www.bonusfinder.com/about-us/blog/mlb-food-tester-get-paid-500-eat-hot-dogs-and-watch-baseball Having already found professional Ice Cream, Cheeseburger, Pumpkin Pie testers and most recently, a professional Netflix binge watcher, Bonusfinder.com are looking for hotdog and baseball lovers to judge:  🌭 Hot... Read more →


CHRIS HERREN, former NBA Player Speaks Out on Addiction Surge During Pandemic

Chris Herren went from NBA player to addict to recovery and opening the first addiction recovery center of its kind in the D.C. area WARRENTON, Va., March 29, 2021—As COVID cases surged across the country so has the addiction crisis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. has reported more overdose deaths during the pandemic than ever CHRIS HERREN (image courtesy of https://herrentalks.com/ before. Former NBA player and recovery advocate, Chris Herren, recently opened a residential substance abuse recovery facility with health and wellness programs for men and women with the mission to provide holistic recovery services. Herren Wellness at Twin Oaks provides treatment, recovery and support for individuals and families impacted by addiction to help their guests lead healthy, substance-free... Read more →


St. Augustine Prep Swimmer Shane Washart Headed to Harvard, and the Olympic Trials

(photo provided) Seconds after his record-setting performance, senior Shane Washart takes a moment to process what he had just accomplished. Since 2017 Shane's brother Zach held the school's 500m free record. Shane is the son of Diana (Elenbark) Washart and Frank Washart. Grandparents Carol and Bill Elenbark, former Gloucester City residents; and Sarah and Russ Huber (both deceased) **** (March 11, 2021)--Humble and driven, Shane Washart, a Prep senior and Olympic hopeful has raced his way to the opportunity to compete at Blodgett Pool representing Harvard University. However, before the Wenonah, NJ native gets to call Cambridge, Massachusetts home, he recently added to his legacy at the Prep by becoming the new Hermits Swimming record-holder in the 500m free with a time of 4:32.30. Shane’s... Read more →


7 Instagram Accounts that Food Lovers Should Follow

Introduction Food is the true constant in life. Scintillating dishes and scrumptious meals never go out of style or season. For that reason, and for several others, the tree of Instagram accounts is ripe with channels that cover food. Even when it comes to Instagram marketing, posts that include food are several times more likely to help you gain engagement on Instagram. If you are looking for accounts that have left their followers on Instagram drooling, we have you covered. Read on for a list of seven Instagram accounts that every food lover must follow. 1. Smitten Kitchen With a clever username and about one and a half million followers on instagram , Smitten Kitchen is one of the most popular food accounts on Instagram.... Read more →


Kimmel Cultural Campus Reopening in the Fall

SEASON KICKS OFF WITH A SPECTACULAR BROADWAY LINE-UPSHOWCASING 13 BLOCKBUSTER PRODUCTIONS WITH A COMBINED 42TONY AWARD® WINS BEGINNING WITH THE RETURN OF HAMILTON (Philadelphia, PA, March 30, 2021) – With positive news and reports from Broadway touring industry organizations, the Kimmel Cultural Campus is announcing the return of live Broadway programming to Philadelphia in the fall of 2021 after being closed for more than a year due to COVID-19. The Kimmel Cultural Campus kicks-off its season, presented in partnership with The Shubert Organization, with 13 magnificent shows that will finally bring audiences together again for the unparalleled live theater experience. In anticipation of reopening its doors safely and resuming mainstage performances, Campus management continues to work in consultation with health and safety experts and in... Read more →


Rowan Field Hockey Receives NFHCA National Academic Team Award

BROCKPORT, NY (March 30, 2021)-– The Rowan University field hockey team received the 2020 National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III National Academic Team Award. The National Academic Team Award recognizes institutions that have achieved a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the first semester of the 2020-21 academic year. There were 147 schools that received the honor. Rowan previously had 20 student-athletes that were named to the 2020-21 NFHCA National Academic Squad and two were Scholars of Distinction. photo provided Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Turkey Hunting Season to Open in April

Self-serve Required Turkey Harvest Registration Provided at Check Stations Delaware’s statewide one-day turkey hunt for youth ages 10 to 15 and for non-ambulatory disabled hunters requiring a wheelchair will be held Saturday, April 3, followed by the four-week spring turkey hunting season from Saturday, April 10 through Saturday, May 8. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds turkey hunters that hunting hours are a half-hour before sunrise until 1 p.m. Monday through Saturday, with no Sunday hunting. Youth hunters on the one-day turkey hunt must be accompanied by an adult 21 years of age or older who has completed a Delaware-approved turkey hunter safety course and has a Delaware hunting license or a License Exempt Number (LEN). The accompanying adult may not... Read more →


Kutztown University Announces 2021 Outdoor Track & Field Roster

KUTZTOWN, PA (03/26/2021)-- Kutztown University will have 91 student-athletes representing its track & field program for the 2021 outdoor season. The Kutztown University men's and women's outdoor track & field teams will be back in action for their first competition in nearly two years, as the Golden Bears begin spring competition on Saturday, March 27, at West Chester University's Golden Ram Invitational. Saturday begins a six-week regular season that leads up to the 2021 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Outdoor Championships, which will be hosted by Shippensburg University May 6-8. It marks a return to competition for KU after almost 22 months without an outdoor meet. The last "meet" situation for Kutztown, in any form, was the 2020 PSAC Indoor Championships held last March. The... Read more →


CNB Fishing News Maryland: Know Your Trout

Do You Know Your Trout? How well do you know your trout? This is an important question we have been asking anglers like you. Maryland waters are home to one native trout species: brook trout. Mostly found in the streams and rivers of Western Maryland, the presence of brook trout indicates that a stream is healthy. While fishing for brook trout is allowed, the department is trying to protect this species with rules limiting take of these fish. Each year, the Department of Natural Resources stocks golden, rainbow, and brown trout for fishing. It is important that anglers know how to tell these species apart. Test your trout ID skills here! And check out our new pocket guide to learn how to identify Maryland's trout... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Leno Apologizes To Asians But Not Catholics

March 25, 2021 Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Jay Leno's apology to Asians: Longtime NBC "Tonight Show" comedian Jay Leno has come out of retirement to apologize to Asian Americans for the bigoted jokes he told about them while hosting the late-night show. Will Catholics be next to receive an apology? Not a chance. The culture is too anti-Catholic to induce Leno to do so. CNBNews graphics From 1997 to 2015, I wrote well over a dozen news releases taking Leno to task for insulting Catholics; I only addressed his most offensive remarks. For example, our files show that in one time period alone, from April 1996 to January 2012, we recorded 37 jokes Leno told about Catholics,... Read more →


TO THE POINT:  Rutgers–Camden Filmmaking and theater students join forces

For virtual production of “Anything Goes.” CAMDEN CITY– While most theater is shut down due to the pandemic, Rutgers University–Camdenstudents in the theater and filmmaking programs are collaborating to present a virtual production of “Anything Goes.” The Department of Visual, Media, and Performing Arts will stream the 1934 Cole Porter musical from Thursday, April 22 to Sunday, April 25. Tickets are $10 for general admission; $7 for seniors; and $5 for students, faculty, staff, and alumni, and can be purchased at showtix4u.com/events/18480. Patrons will be sent an access link to view the production any time through 11:45 p.m. April 25. “Anything Goes” is a rollicking shipboard romantic comedy with a sparkling score featuring classic tunes such as “I Get a Kick Out of You” and... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: Pittsburgh’s Pirates Possibly Peeved after CBP Seizes Shipments of Eye Patches

CBP officers seized medicated eye patches in Pittsburgh that were unapproved for use in the U.S. PITTSBURGH – There are likely to be some perturbed plundering pirates pillaging around Pittsburgh, but U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) only wants to ensure that they sack the city safely. That’s because CBP officers seized 3,740 potentially harmful medicated eye patches on Saturday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration determined to be unapproved for sale in the United States. The patches initially arrived in two shipments from Hong Kong. The first shipment arrived on January 4 and consisted of 2,300 medicated eye patches. The second shipment of 1,440 medicated eye patches arrived on February 8. Both shipments were destined to separate addresses in Allegheny County, Pa. Upon... Read more →


White House Reporter Ronald Crump, "Mr. Biden, Why are you a total loser?"

WASHINGTON, D.C.—At Biden's first press conference Thursday, March 25, 2021, most of the questions were thoughtful and pointed, with reporters asking things like "Why are you so amazing?" and "We demand you tell us your secret to being so incredible!" But one reporter went further than the others. The reporter, a new CNN recruit, Ronald Crump, jumped up and asked, "Mr. Biden, why are you a total loser?" Ronald Crump, new White House Press reporter (image courtesy of the Babylon Bee "Hey, come on, Jack!" Biden replied. "That's just uncalled for." READ BABYLON BEE ARTICLE Read more →


FEATURES OF WOMEN'S BIKES

The popularity of cycling around the world is growing every season, exceeding 2 billion in 2020. And women, like men, are happy to sit on a bicycle and pedal tirelessly. However, the variety of styles and models makes choosing a bike difficult, especially for women. After all, they want to get not just the best bike, but certainly a woman's one. Manufacturers studied the rating of preferences of the fair sex, took into account their wishes and developed a special bike for them. Further scientific developments and technical progress have made it possible to improve bicycle bikes, and the best women road bikes from 2019 - 2020 are real two-wheeled works of art. FEATURES OF WOMEN'S BIKES A modern women's bike should be durable, lightweight,... Read more →


*Down The Shore: Avalon Happenings

Avalon Lions Club Teeing Up 12th Annual Golf Tournament June 27th The Avalon Lions Club has a June 27th, 2021 target date for their biggest fundraiser of the year. The planning and preparation for the 12th annual day of golf at the Avalon Golf Club is already underway. The day will include a barbecue lunch and dinner along with live and silent auctions, and prizes.The outing benefits the Helen L. Diller Vacation Home for Blind Children and more than a dozen Cape May County charities. Always a sellout, the Lions are anticipating another successful event this year. For more information, contact the Avalon Lions Club on their website: avalonlions.com Wetlands Institute Native Plant Sale–Place Your Orders by May 7th! April, 2021 Activities at the Avalon... Read more →


Don't Tell Mom; Area Drug Dealers Arrested; Joe Fell Because?; Countywide School Districts; ETC.

CNBNEWS TIPS AND SNIPPETS UPDATE/March 26, 2021: Parents will get word from the police if their minor children are caught with alcohol or marijuana, under new legislation sent to the governor, according to The Asbury Park Press. The Asbury Park Press article states, "The Senate and Assembly passed measures Thursday requiring police to notify the parents of anyone under 18 years old who is found possessing or using marijuana or alcohol, even on a first offense, patching up what many legislators, law enforcement and parents deemed to be a hole in the New Jersey legal weed laws enacted last month. Both chambers passed the change unanimously. ++++ One has to wonder why these stipulations weren't in the Bill in the first place. And why did... Read more →


*Down The Shore: April's Activities at the Avalon Free Public Library/History Center

AVALON, N.J. – The Avalon Free Public Library and the Avalon History Center remain open with limited services, and continue with virtual programming through April via video conferencing and digital links. Library and History Center operating hours are listed below. Visits to both facilities will be limited to 20 minutes, masks are required to enter and there will be a limited occupancy to support social distancing. In addition to browsing for materials, patrons will also have access to public computers, scan/fax and copier service for sessions limited to 15 minutes. Below please find highlighted programming through April. Participants can register ahead of time to receive the event link. A full calendar of events can be found at www.avalonfreelibrary.org. Avalon Free Public Library – Operating Hours... Read more →


Down The Shore: Bulkheads Repair in Avalon

The Borough of Avalon will be replacing two complete bulkheads, and fixing a small section of a third bulkhead in March-April, 2021. The project was authorized by Avalon Borough Council and will be conducted by Channel Marine. The municipal bulkheads at 22nd and 26th streets will be replaced; a small section of the bulkhead at 80th Street will be repaired. Here is the estimated construction schedule provided by the contractor: 22nd Street Bulkhead: Begin work 3/10/21; Estimated completion 3/24/21 26th Street Bulkhead: Begin work 3/31/21; Estimated completion 4/21/21 80th Street Bulkhead: Begin work 4/22/21; Estimated completion 4/28/21 Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: Avalon Garden Club Yard Sale, Paper Shredding, Bike Auction, Plant Sale

May 8th: The Avalon Garden Club will hold its annual community-wide yard sale on Saturday, May 8th. The Club is asking all participants to socially distance when you visit individual properties, and follow all Covid-19 guidelines. Here is an announcement regarding new procedures regarding the Yard Sale: Yard-Sale-Participant-Information And, you can visit the Garden Club’s website for additional information at https://avalongardenclub.org/event/town-wide-yard-sale/ Additionally, the Borough of Avalon will be holding the annual Community Paper Shredding Day on Saturday, May 8th, starting at 9:00am at the Avalon Department of Public Works, 15th Street and Dune Drive. The Avalon Police Department will be holding its bicycle auction on Saturday, May 8th at 12 Noon, also at Public Works. The Avalon Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual Plant... Read more →


A Guide to Last Minute Vacations

Do you want to squeeze in a quick vacation at the end of the season? The truth is, there is still enough time for you to do so without going over budget. Be sure to check out these tips and tricks to reduce your expenses while booking an amazing last-minute winter vacation. Be Flexible About Where You Want To Go When you're searching for the best winter getaway deal, you should ideally have a wish list of the destinations you're interested in. If you only have one particular destination in mind, this can cause you to pay a premium. In the event that you really want to go to a particular place then you should look at various other cheaper cities that are near to... Read more →


Tidal Vs Spotify: Which One is the Best Streaming Platform

When you are looking into the best music streaming apps, you are bound to come across places like Spotify, and tidal. Other than these two there are several other apps as well which you can use to stream music. However, when it comes to picking the right service, then there is a good amount of research that must be done. However, Spotify continues to be more preferred among the people of the world. As a matter of fact, there are many people who want to buy Spotify streams to improve their social standing. Tidal and Spotify continue to remain two of the most loved music streaming platforms. Where spotify aims to improve the experience of its audience, Tidal focuses on sound quality, and artists first.... Read more →


What is Best time to Post on your Facebook for more Engagement

You require a good social media marketing strategy when it comes to promoting on Facebook or any other social media platforms. This is why there are many service providers who provide services to supplement these strategies. Many people use services to buy Facebook likes to artificially boost their engagement and gain some online credibility. But there are certain organic ways that you can try. Facebook has been around for a long time. It is one of the first social media platforms that blew up and stayed relevant to this day. A lot of platforms came before Facebook but the latter is still present and gets millions of active users daily. Since the platform gets millions of users daily businesses and brands want to promote their... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: Headliner Entertainment Returns To Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City

from l. to r. Saget, DiBitetto, and Santino Comedian Bob Saget At Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena Saturday, April 17, at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Comedian Vic DiBitetto At Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena Friday, April 23 at 9 p.m. and Saturday, April 24 at 7 p.m. Comedian Andrew Santino At Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena Sunday, May 30, at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Atlantic City, N.J. (March 22, 2021) – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City welcomes the return of headliner entertainment to Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena with comedian Bob Saget performing Saturday, April 17, at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.; comedian Vic DiBitetto on Friday, April 23, at 9 p.m. and Saturday, April 24, at... Read more →


NJ-based iGaming Revenues Break $100m Barrier in January

iGaming is starting to generate nine-figure revenues for New Jersey’s state coffers (image source: piqsels.com) Monthly iGaming revenues in New Jersey set a new record in January 2021, breaking the $100 million barriers for the first time ever. The combination of its regulated online casinos and online poker rooms generated $103.77 million in revenue, the first time that the state has raked in nine-figure iGaming volumes. It’s fair to say that it has been coming, as the NJ iGaming market was showing real signs of promise at the back end of last year. In December 2020, the festive period came within $550,000 of hitting the $100 million mark. Nevertheless, January’s figure is a landmark moment and one which demonstrates the huge strides that New Jersey’s... Read more →


GreatSchools: Tips to Develop Your Child's Art Savvy

How you can help at home: Try these strategies to develop your child's art skills. by: GreatSchools Staff | August 20, 2012 Print article You can help your child learn about the arts with these activities. Visual arts Create a workspace. Select a spot in your home to make art; tables can be covered and protected to allow your child to have a workspace. In warm weather, it’s great to do art outside. The most discouraging thing you can say to a child is, “Don’t make a mess!” Making messes may be just the beginning of the creative process. Gather materials. Have a designated space to store art supplies that is easily accessible. Some basic materials to have available are newsprint (for rubbings and sketching),... Read more →


CARES Act Funds Available for Fishery-Related Businesses

Application Period Will Be Open from March 22 Through May 5 Saltwater fishery-related businesses that suffered severe revenue declines in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic can apply to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control for financial relief from March 22 through May 5, 2021. Delaware was awarded $992,013 in federal CARES Act funds to provide financial relief to eligible fishery-related businesses that experienced greater than 35% decline in net revenue during the March 1 through Dec. 31, 2020 COVID-19 impact period, compared to their historic average revenue. Delaware saltwater fishery-related businesses eligible to apply for CARES Act funds are: Commercial fishing Shellfish aquaculture For-hire recreational fishing (includes charter and head boats) Bait and tackle shops (revenue must come from the sale... Read more →


The NFL’s $100 Billion Media Rights Deal

Conrad Wiacek, Head of Sport Analysis at GloblaData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the state of the media rights market: “COVID-19 has hit all aspects of the economy, including broadcasters, but news of the NFL signing a new 11-year US$100bn rights package in the US highlights the fact that sports rights may be COVID-proof. “With audiences dropping year-on-year, the expectation was that the NFL may struggle to match its previous rights fee whereas in fact the NFL has doubled its previous rights agreement. This highlights that live sports still attract a premium price. While audience numbers are falling, the last Super Bowl played in February still attracted an audience of 96.4 million people. “While this is good news for the... Read more →