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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 →

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 →

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 →

Tips on How to Revamp Your Living Room

Get Inspired Having a vision of what you want to achieve is the best place to start when revamping your living room. You can get inspiration from social media sites, design magazines, blogs, and various websites like Pinterest. You also can borrow ideas from the different places you visit, including offices, interior design showrooms, and even your friends or relatives’ homes. Pay attention to the colors, spatial layout, and décor. Try to create a mental image that speaks to you, or better yet, take pictures to use as reference points when you start redoing your living area. Plan Your Layout Before hanging the window treatments and splashing some paint on the walls, you should figure out what you want and where it will go. It... Read more →

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia Offering Culinary Specials for Easter and Passover

Celebrate Easter at Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia Savour the holiday with offerings from culinary partners JG SkyHigh, Vernick Fish and hand-crafted pastry this Easter at Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia. Easter Views Easter brunch becomes elevated at JG SkyHigh. Guests can enjoy a prix-fixe brunch (USD 125) including an abundant tower featuring osetra caviar blinis, avocado lettuce cups, smoked salmon, prosciutto, and almond pancakes. For the main course, guests can choose rack of lamb, lobster eggs benedict, or soft poached eggs. Finish the meal with a delicate strawberry pavlova dessert. For reservations, call 215 419 5000 or click here. Breakfast Provisions for the Holiday Weekend Spend the holiday at home and let Vernick Fish do the breakfast prep with the Easter Provisions Box (USD 85, serves... Read more →

Indoor Dining in NY City and NJ Will Expand to 50 Percent Capacity March 19

Governor Cuomo and Governor Murphy Announce Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Governor Phil Murphy today announced that New York City and New Jersey will expand indoor dining capacity to 50 percent beginning March 19. Currently, New York City and New Jersey restaurants are operating at 35 percent capacity and the rest of New York State is operating at 50 percent capacity. This follows Governor Cuomo's announcement that restaurants outside of New York City will expand to 75 percent capacity beginning March 19. "In New York State, our decisions are based on science and data and we are encouraged by the continued decline in infection and hospitalization rates," Governor Cuomo said. "In partnership with the State of New Jersey, we are expanding our indoor dining openings... Read more →

Murphy Announces Increased Capacities for Businesses and Gatherings

(Camden, NJ) – With the rate of new COVID-19 cases continuing to decline throughout the state, Governor Phil Murphy has signed an executive order allowing increased capacity at indoor businesses, including bars and restaurants, and for outdoor gatherings. As of Friday, March 19, restaurants, bars, food courts and other such indoor businesses that serve food and drinks, along with personal care services (such as salons and barber shops) and recreation/entertainment businesses that include gyms and casinos, can increase their customer capacity from 35 percent to 50 percent. Indoor gatherings can increase from 10 to 25 people and outdoor gatherings can increase from 25 to 50 people. Current limitations on special ceremonies and events such as weddings, funerals, religious services and political events, will remain in... Read more →

TakeoutPhilly: Support Philly Restaurants

Support Philly Restaurants You can make a difference by buying yourself dinner. That’s right. Many of your favorite restaurants really need your support and a great way to show your love is by ordering takeout. You’re not only putting food on your table, you’re helping restaurant workers put food on theirs. So skip the dishes and do your part. Beloved mom-and-pop-owned restaurants need your business more than ever now. Support independently owned Chinese restaurants and share your favorites on social media with #savechineserestaurants. Order takeout for your chance to win dinner for a year. Submit your receipt from takeout to be entered for a chance to win dinner to various restaurants once a month for a year. Six winners to be chosen, two per month... Read more →

Seasons Kosher Supermarkets the Hub for NYC Metropolitan Area’s Kosher-for-Passover Needs

Seasons Kosher Supermarket Follows Years-Long Tradition Serving as NYC Metropolitan Area’s Hubs for Passover Shopping (March 5, 2021 - New York, NY) - Seasons Kosher Supermarkets will once again serve as the hub for the NYC Metropolitan Area’s Kosher-for-Passover needs, featuring two locations in Clifton, New Jersey, and Scarsdale, New York. All locations are served by a helpful and engaging team who attend to every customer with a smile. Management is easily available and excited to form close ties with each community they serve. Seasons is focusing on its family values, providing the highest-quality, most comfortable experience for its customers. When you shop with Seasons, you shop with family. Seasons is proud to offer delivery services from their six locations, including Lakewood, and Queens, and... Read more →

Trying to Keep a Restaurant Cleaned is a Daunting Task

It is quite difficult for the restaurant staff to maintain a high level of cleanliness in the premises. This is impossible in places where there is always a large stream of visitors. But cleanliness is the “calling card” of any good restaurant. By how clean the guest room is, you can judge the sanitary conditions in the kitchen. If visitors see dirt on the floor or on other surfaces in a restaurant where they have come to rest and relax, then there is a high probability that they will not come here again. Cleanliness is the first thing visitors look at, so there shouldn't be a single hint of dirt in the room. The importance of cleaning restaurants lies in the following factors: visitors will... Read more →

VIDEO: Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventures Features Chubby's Steakhouse, Gloucester City

(GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(CNBNews)--James Papas, of Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure visited Chubby's Steakhouse, 239 Monmouth Street, recently to try out their cheesesteak. He's been in Food & Wine, spotlighted on Stephen Colbert, in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Fox 29, 6ABC, etc. In May 2018 Papas began his quest to find the best cheesesteak calling his website Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure. Since that time he has eaten 749 cheesesteaks. Papas says in his review about his experience at Chubby's, "Gloucester City has an amazing Steakhouse! That used to be a question and now it is a statement. A day of cheesesteaks with Amigo Dan, Oldest daughter Jordan and her Karl ended with a very good cheesesteak at Chubby's. The cheesesteak is on the bar menu. It comes with cherry peppers... Read more →

Hellmann's Game Ad To Help Americans Make Taste, Not Waste

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know that 40% of all food in the U.S. goes to waste and 43% of that waste actually happens in our homes1? It's a shocking reality. This is why Hellmann's is committed to inspiring more than 100 million people around the world to waste less food each year. For the first phase of the effort, Hellmann's has teamed up with celebrated comedian, actress, and author, Amy Schumer, to debut its first big game advertising spot to raise awareness around the issue of food waste. Together, Amy and Hellmann's will encourage Americans to get creative in the kitchen and "make taste, not waste" with ingredients that might otherwise end up in the trash. 2021 Hellmann's Big... Read more →


PHILADELPHIA PA--Nutritional Development Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s (NDS) Community Food Program is continuing its efforts to fight hunger in the Philadelphia region by participating in the nation-wide Souper Bowl of Caring collection. This effort aims to help tackle hunger in local communities using the energy surrounding the Super Bowl. This relief effort is especially critical when many across the Philadelphia region are faced with food insecurity and increased financial challenges stemming from the ongoing pandemic. Each month, NDS’ Community Food Program is delivering over 25,000 pounds of food to its network of over 50 food cupboards and outreaches located throughout the five-county metropolitan area. This number is expected to increase as the need for food continues to rise. Those interested in supporting NDS’... Read more →

5 Diet Tips In Case of Another Lockdown

Have you developed some love handles during the last lockdown? We get you. Everyone’s been there, and nobody liked it one bit. Just in case there will be another lockdown in your country or area, we thought about writing a short guide on how to eat well and form some healthy habits so you can avoid the nasty side effects of being locked inside your house. Fortunately, you can avoid the formation of love handles and other fatty deposits by doing mild exercises and making slight adjustments to your diet during this time. So without further ado, here are our top tips: Lower Your Carbs Intake Carbs are necessary in small amounts, sure. Well, at least as long as you don’t have celiac disease, case... Read more →

NJ Business & Industry Supports Laws to Assist Restaurants

Suffering from Covid Crackdown The New Jersey Business & Industry Association strongly supports a legislative package before an Assembly Committee today that aims to help restaurants and small businesses suffering from the economic fallout of COVID-19. NJBIA Vice President of Government Affairs Chris Emigholz said the bills would address some of the overly restrictive limits that have been placed on restaurants and small businesses during the pandemic, such as indoor capacity limits and the use of outdoor tents and heaters. One of the bills would also require the state Division of Alcohol and Beverage Control to waive the $75 permit fee that businesses pay for temporary permits to serve patrons outdoors near their licensed premises during COVID-19. Refunds would be given to businesses that have... Read more →


Center City Fit Free Skate Presented by Rothman Orthopaedics Need some outdoor exercise this winter? We've got just the thing at Dilworth Park. Every Tuesday from 12 - 1 p.m. now through February 28, adults can keep active outdoors at the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink with complimentary admission and skate rental. Storytime in the Wintergarden The Wintergarden on the Greenfield Lawn welcomes families on Saturday mornings for a free storytime for children ages 2-8, featuring guest readers and special weekly themes. Storytime in the Wintergarden will be held every Saturday morning from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., starting January 23 through February 13. College Student Skating Discount Presented by Temple University Every Thursday from 5:30 - 9 p.m., college students with a valid student ID... Read more →

How to do grocery shopping during the pandemic, explains Hani Zeini

(CNBNews)(January 11, 2021)--Grocery shopping is of utmost significance during the pandemic. Various questions are hovering in people's minds regarding safe shopping avenues. Keep in mind that there is a deep interrelation between Covid-19 and food packaging. Water droplets disseminate coronavirus. In this scenario, people are cautious regarding their grocery shopping because they want to abstain from any risk. However, make a note that although various grocery stores would be temporarily out of products, there is no shortage on the global scale. Food manufacturing and production continues even during a pandemic. Therefore, customers will get hold of their grocery items, irrespective of the modified operating hours. Take a quick look at the following points provided by Hani Zeini to stay safe during grocery shopping For protecting... Read more →

Food Distribution for Those in Need

Camden County has partnered with Touch New Jersey to bring FREE food distribution to those in need throughout Camden County. Drive-up only. Must wear a mask and practice social distancing. Charles J. DePalma Public Works Building 2311 Egg Harbor Road, Lindenwold, NJ, 08021, United States Read more →

CNB BUSINESS NEWS: Big Rube Comes to Thomas Murphy's Tavern, Gloucester City

Derek Timm | Special to CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 10, 2021)--A few weeks ago Thomas Murphy's Pub, 157 SOUTH BURLINGTON STREET, teamed up with one the guys who made Mitchell and Ness a global brand and is known as a fried chicken aficionado. SEE FULL MENU Thomas Murphy's Pub 157 S Burlington Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030 (856) 432-6317 HOURS Sunday to Saturday 11am to 10 pm 'Thomas Murphy's Pub has engaged Rueben "Big Rube" Harley, Philly’s beloved "fried chicken master," to sell his signature fried chicken and fried chicken sandwiches. Harley, a pop-up chef and photographer, is known locally and nationally for putting the Mitchell & Ness Nostalgia Company on the map in 2001. A West Philly native, Harley started a catering business... Read more →

Staying Healthy in 2021

(CNBNEWS)(January 8, 2021)--It has always been important to maintain a healthy lifestyle, and if 2020 reminded the world of anything, it's how vulnerable people can be. With being stuck at home for the majority of last year, perhaps your health routine took a stumble, but now you're ready to get back on track. If you want to bounce back from weight gain or simply to start thinking more about your health in general, here are a few top tips to help you get started. Diet The first place to look at if you're wanting to make a healthy change in your diet. Everyone enjoys eating a bit of junk food now and again, but it's no secret that too much indulgence leads to bad health.... Read more →

Swine Meat & Bird’s Nest Containers Seized

Release Date: January 7, 2021 JAMAICA, N.Y. — U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists at John F. Kennedy International Airport seized more than 20 lbs. of swine meat and 30 containers of edible bird’s nests from a passenger arriving on a flight from China. On January 4, a passenger declared meat to a CBP agriculture specialist but indicated no other food products. During the subsequent examination the meat was confirmed to be prohibited. In addition, 30 containers of a food product known as “bird’s nests” were discovered. These real bird’s nests are produced around the world as a delicacy for human consumption. Bird’s nests are prohibited in passenger baggage as they lack the proper documentation and safeguards to insure they do not... Read more →

Newark's Customs and Border Protection Kicks Off New Year Seizing "Bush Meat"

Bushmeat is meat derived from non-human primates ~CBP January 5, 2021 NEWARK, N.J. — U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists at Newark Liberty International Airport seized nearly 9 lbs. of meat from a passenger arriving on a flight from Ghana. The passenger, an United States citizen, declared the meat to CBP agriculture specialist. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) identified the meat as bush meat and advised CBP to seize and dispose of the meat in accordance with CDC guidelines. “CBP Agriculture Specialists made critical interceptions of these prohibited animal products and stopped them from entering the United States before they could potentially cause grave damage to our agricultural and economic vitality,” said Troy Miller, Director, Field Operations, New York Field Office.... Read more →

Several South Jersey ShopRites will Distribute Vaccines to Healthcare Workers

January 04, 2021 ShopRite announced today that 39 select pharmacies in New Jersey are set to administer COVID-19 vaccines to healthcare workers as part of its partnership with the state of New Jersey, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). ShopRite pharmacies are following the federal government’s distribution schedule, and are taking a phased approach to the vaccine’s distribution, focusing on those individuals at highest risk of exposure. In this first phase, persons working in the healthcare profession are prioritized to receive the vaccine. “We are excited to be part of the initial stages of this unprecedented public health campaign as we begin vaccinating healthcare workers who are on the front lines in the... Read more →

Speranza Italian Restaurante 50% Off Coupon

Speranza wood-fired italian restaurante $15 For $30 Worth Of Italian Cuisine Business Highlights Wood-fired pizzas Apps, signature salads & sandwiches Savory Italian entrees Gelato bar Business Details Gloucestercitynews.net files Mon-Sat 11:30am-9pm : Closed Sun Note: Due to COVID-19 impacts, please contact merchant directly for updated hours. http://www.speranzaristorante.com http://www.speranzaristorante.com/?fbclid=IwAR3kGN-OHBpHbdqIPwYRJPd9iwlbvrTpKztDwJNZukq0WHGp7DRFo6KIIMg Business Details dinner large groups About This Deal Traditions aren’t all bad desserts and goofy sweaters; when done properly, traditions satisfy the soul and stomach alike. Start a cool and tasty new tradition with this Deal for $30 worth of Italian cuisine at Speranza for just $15. Fine Print Dine in only; not valid for take-out or delivery. Not valid on holidays. Valid Monday through Thursday only. Merchant will abide by gift certificate state laws. No cash... Read more →

Five Crucial Factors to Consider When Betting on the NFL in Neutral Venues

(CNBNews)(December 29, 2020)--Technically speaking, sporting events hosted at neutral venues should give all participating teams an equal chance of winning. But that’s hardly the case as a court or home-field advantage still exists. While the weather can be a factor affecting performance, jet lag is hardly an issue since all teams will usually fly to the destination well in advance to recuperate. Most neutral-venue games are traditionally held at least two weeks after their previous games. Hence, punters can expect both sides to be a tad rusty at first. There are quite a few factors to consider while picking the odds during neutral-venue games. Let’s explore a few in detail. But before we begin, we recommend you to check Betpack for special betting tips on... Read more →

Break-In at BOTTLESTOP Liquor Store, Gloucester City, Early Christmas Day

Gloucestercitynews.net files (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(December 26, 2020)(CNBNews)--Gloucester City Police are investigating a burglary at The Bottleshop Liquor Store, 56 Crescent Blvd., that occurred early Friday morning, December 25. Lt. Steve Burkhardt, the spokesman for the City Police Department, said, "On December 25 at 1:41 AM officers responded to The Bottlestop for an alarm activation. Upon arrival, officers found the front door glass broken. Officers searched the store; however, no suspects were found inside. Evidence was recovered at the scene and the investigation is ongoing." It is not known if anything was taken. published Gloucestercitynews.net Read more →

The Top Ten Foodpreneurs

London, United Kingdom, Dec. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- If there’s one thing that we as human beings can’t live without, it’s food and drink. Fortunately for us in the age we live in, there is an abundance of both - with a plethora of options to choose from. The food and beverage industry offers a variety of indulgences- from tasty treats, to delicious drinks and the ever popular healthy meals. The market for food preneurs is at an all time high, with new competitors emerging just about every day. Each with their own amazing companies and products, here we share the top 10 foodpreneurs you need to be following. Luke Thomas (@cheflukethomas) Chef Luke Thomas has been guided by the principles of connecting food... Read more →

FSIS Public Health Alert: Beware of Roasted Chicken Wings from China

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for raw frozen New Orleans -Roasted Chicken Wings products imported and labeled with a false USDA mark of inspection. A recall was not requested because the known affected product is no longer available in commerce for consumers to purchase. Di-Da Di-Da USA Corp., a Saratoga, Cal., establishment received and distributed ineligible imported frozen chicken wings products from The Peoples Republic of China to U.S. commerce for retail sale. The following product is subject to the public health alert: [View Labels(PDF only)] 600 gram bags of “Chicken Arrived, Organic Chicken, NEW ORLEANS- ROASTED CHICKEN WINGS”, with “Best before” date of 09/19/2021 written in mandarin... Read more →

Bon Appetit: 5 Most Exotic Dishes You Have to Try

(December 21, 2020)--Have you ever been to a restaurant that serves exotic food? If not, you should definitely go to one. You can also buy frozen exotic food from stores that sell exotic parts of animals and cook it in your home. You don’t have to worry if you don’t know how to cook these delicate foods because the pack usually comes with instructions. Exotic food can be difficult to find sometimes, but you can actually browse the internet for stores that sell exotic food. It would also be best to buy it personally so you can choose the parts you want. Here are some exotic meats you can try cooking: Rocky Mountain Oysters Although some people mistake rocky mountain oysters for seafood, these oysters... Read more →

CONSUMER ALERT: Multi-state Outbreak of Listeria Infections linked to Deli Meats.

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) are investigating... Latest Outbreak Information At A Glance Reported Cases: 11 States: 3 Hospitalizations: 11 Deaths: 1 Since the last update on October 23, 2020, one ill person was added to this investigation. Epidemiologic evidence shows that deli meat is a likely source of this outbreak. In interviews with 10 ill people, all reported eating Italian-style meats, such as salami, mortadella, and prosciutto. They reported purchasing prepackaged deli meats and meats sliced at deli counters at various locations. Investigators are working to identify a specific type of deli meat or a common supplier. Deli meats, also called lunch meat or cold cuts, can have... Read more →

‘Hoagie Joe’ Mangano Succumbs at age 90, Owner of Gloucester Cold Cuts

Joseph A. Mangano Joseph A. Mangano “Joe” on November 25, 2020 of Deptford, formerly of Gloucester. Age 90. Loving husband for 65 years of Jean F. Mangano (nee Palumbo). Beloved father of Josephine Mangano. Cherished brother of Josephine Polizzi (the late George), Dorothy Bonadies (the late Joseph), Rita Lawson (the late Jerome) and the late Jean DeCandia (the late Lawrence). Dear uncle to many nieces and nephews. Joe had a big heart and loved spending time with his family. He was the owner of Gloucester Cold Cuts and was known as “Hoagie Joe”. Joe loved surprising the kids with candy and treats. He enjoyed reading the newspaper and playing the lottery. He will be missed deeply by his family and friends. Services private at the... Read more →

Importance of healthy drinks during the pandemic: Marc Mitchel Ravenscroft opines

(December 2, 2020)--The pandemic and the subsequent restrictions have allowed us to explore our culinary skills since traveling, ordering foods from restaurants, or visiting eateries became limited due to a sense of fear. There is much emphasis on the importance of a nutritious diet during the pandemic, as the food we consume acts as a defense system. Our immunity system and ability to fight mental and physical illnesses have a lot to do with the food we eat and the beverages we drink. Yes, drinking healthy is as important as eating healthy. Health drinks are a great way to complement our meals. Even if one feels opposed to solids, owing to illnesses or loss of appetite, healthy beverages can act as excellent substitutes. So what... Read more →

Pennsylvania Governor Bans Thanksgiving Eve Alcohol Sales in Bars/Restaurants

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Pennsylvania officials banned alcohol sales at bars and restaurants on Thanksgiving Eve, traditionally one of the industry’s biggest nights of the year, as COVID-19 cases surge. The Department of Health said Monday nearly 12,000 new cases emerged over the last 48 hours as hospitalizations for the virus exceed 3,300. Another 69 people died, bringing the statewide total to 9,870 since the first recorded case in early March. And forbidding bars and restaurants from selling drinks between 5 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday will prevent more deaths, Gov. Tom Wolf said during a Monday news conference. He also advised residents to celebrate Thanksgiving with other household members only. The state-run Fine Wine and Good... Read more →

How to support local businesses during this difficult time

(November 24, 2020)--This year has been an exceptionally hard one all around. Large numbers of businesses have been forced to close for an extended period of time due to lockdowns and other restrictions across the globe. Local businesses, in particular, have suffered as they don't have the same infrastructure as global companies. While governments are trying to help out, you can help too. Buy now, use later For many stores and local businesses, opening soon is not an option. With many places still facing strict lockdowns, it's not even possible for you to buy anything from them, depending on the type of business they run. However, there are options for them and you. For instance, you can purchase credit or gift cards for use at... Read more →


Share Tweet Forward to a Friend Enjoy Wintertime Traditions Safely at Dilworth Park Philadelphia’s premier wintertime activities at Dilworth Park are opening in phases with new safety protocols in accord with City, State and CDC guidelines. CCD and our Dilworth Park business partners have implemented increased health safety procedures throughout the park, reminding visitors to adhere to all CDC guidelines. Masks are required at all times. CCD staff are all wearing masks, as well. Anyone who feels sick, or has come in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 within the past 14 days, should refrain from entering the park. CCD staff, café and rink staff will be distributing free masks to guests in the park. Thank you to our Winter at Dilworth... Read more →

Archdiocese of Philly Holiday Food Drive

PHILADELPHIA, PA (Nov. 18, 2020)--Nutritional Development Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (NDS) is hosting its annual Holiday Food Drive to help stock the shelves of over 50 food cupboards located throughout the five-county metropolitan area and to benefit those who do not have access to nutritious sustenance. Due to COVID-19, the need this year is greater than ever. Providing individuals, senior citizens, families, and children with food and food-related resources has been at the core of NDS’ mission for nearly five decades. This relief effort is especially critical when many across the Philadelphia region are faced with food insecurity as a result of the pandemic. Denise Hopkins, Administrator for NDS’ Community Food Program said, “Our annual Holiday Food Drive is more critical this year... Read more →

NJ COVID-19 Rules for Bars and Restaurants

Last Updated: 11/12/2020 Food or beverage establishments may open, including restaurants, bars, cafeterias, and food courts, as well as all holders of a liquor license with retail consumption privileges. All restaurants, bars, clubs, and lounges that serve food and drink must close their indoor premises for business by 10 pm each day and cannot open until at least 5 am the following day. Outdoor dining, takeout, and delivery services may continue past 10 pm. Casinos must stop food beverage service between 10 pm and 5 am, and retail, recreational, and entertainment businesses must prohibit consumption of food or beverages indoors between 10 pm and 5 am. This restriction on hours of operation will not apply to indoor dining in airports in New Jersey. Establishments must... Read more →

Mondelez Bakery in Fair Lawn Closing after 60 Years; Will Impact 600 Employees

Gottheimer Strongly Urges Company to Reconsider Mondelez International, Inc. is a global snacking company, selling biscuits, gum, candy, chocolate, and powdered beverages in over 165 countries, with brands such as Oreo, Nabisco, Cadbury, Trident and Tang. In 2015, Mondelez began to modernize its manufacturing lines at their U.S. biscuit plants, including the Fair Lawn, NJ Bakery that makes Oreos, Teddy Grahams, Ritz Crackers, Lorna Doone and Barnum Animal Crackers. image courtesy of Mondelez International Deeply Concerned About 600 Jobs and Families, Gottheimer Holds Emergency Meeting with Labor and Mondelez Officials Employees Have Worked Multiple Shifts During COVID-19 Pandemic to Meet Skyrocketing Demand FAIR LAWN, NJ — Today, November 16, 2020, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) outlined steps he’s taking in reaction to the announcement that... Read more →

*Gloucester Township Police Food Drive

THANK YOU to those who have donated to our Gloucester Township Police Thanksgiving Food Drive! The food pictured is only a small portion of our donations so far ! There is still time plenty of time to donate to our 2020 GTPD Food Drive! We are accepting canned food and non-perishable items between now and November 21st. Our food drive drop box is located at our GTPD Headquarters Watch Desk located at 1261 Chews Landing Road, Gloucester Township, NJ 08021. Thank you! Address/Location Gloucester Township Police Department 1261 Chews Landing Rd Gloucester Township, NJ 08021 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-228-4500 TEXT-A-TIP - Text TIP GLOTWPPD followed by your message, to 888777 Submit an anonymous web tip Read more →

Consumer Alert: Wegmans Beef Culinary Stock Recalled

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for beef stock products that were not presented for import re-inspection into the United States. A recall was not requested because it is believed that the affected product is no longer available for consumers to purchase. The beef stock item was imported on or around November 5, 2020. The following product is subject to the public health alert: [View Labels (PDF only)] 32-oz. cartons containing “Wegmans Beef Culinary Stock NO SALT ADDED” with UPC 7789045652 and codes 25MAR2022 and 26MAR2022 on the label. The product subject to the public health alert bears the Canadian mark of inspection for “882.” This item was shipped... Read more →

Holiday Treats: 5 Best Holiday Desserts That You Should Try Now

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Nov. 12, 2020)--It’s the holiday season! It’s the season of giving and receiving, a season of eternal joy and celebration, and, of course, a time of sincere thanksgiving. It is that time of the year where we put our best foot forward to prepare the best celebration yet. Are you excited to experience the holiday magic once again? The holiday season will certainly give us lots of opportunities to try out new things every year. May it be a unique home decoration, a distinctive Christmas tree, new flashing lights to brighten up the neighborhood, or new recipes and desserts to experiment with the family. All these can undeniably make this holiday season worth remembering for the years to come. Speaking of desserts, what is your... Read more →

Gov. Murphy Shutting Down the Economy Again

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New restrictions on businesses announced by Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday will devastate some, according to the director of a New Jersey business group. The new restrictions require restaurants to remain closed between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. but allows takeout, outdoor dining and delivery to continue during that time. Murphy also announced that restaurants can only place tables closer than six feet if barriers separate them, no bar side seating is allowed and casinos must stop serving food and drinks after 10 p.m. Restaurants can set up full-enclosed dining “bubbles” outside. Murphy said the restrictions are needed because of recent increases in COVID-19 cases. “We remain in the midst of a global pandemic,”... Read more →

Discounts for Service Members and Veterans on Veterans Day

source American Legion The American Legion released information regarding discounts for veterans and service members for restaurants, retail outlets and recreational opportunities for Veterans Day, Nov. 11. While these have been verified, check your local franchise to be sure that they are honoring the discounts and for more information. These will be updated as more discounts become available. RESTAURANTS 7-Eleven https://www.7-eleven.com/promo/VAAdvantage Free coffee or Big Gulp® on Veterans Day. Bar Louie https://www.barlouie.com/ Bar Louie salutes all military service members active and retired. As a thank you for your service, this Veterans Day, allow us to serve you! Wednesday, Nov. 11, Louie nation is offering a free craft burger or flatbread of your choice to all active or retired military. From our crew to yours, we... Read more →

NJ Prohibits Single Plastic Bags and Paper Bags; Law the Strongest in US

TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed S864, which prohibits the use of single-use plastic and paper bags in all stores and food service businesses statewide. This bill is a significant step to reduce harm and pollution that these products cause to our environment. “Plastic bags are one of the most problematic forms of garbage, leading to millions of discarded bags that stream annually into our landfills, rivers, and oceans,” said Governor Murphy. “With today’s historic bill signing, we are addressing the problem of plastic pollution head-on with solutions that will help mitigate climate change and strengthen our environment for future generations.” Starting May 2022, both plastic and paper single-use bags, as well as disposable food containers and cups made out of polystyrene foam, will... Read more →

Guy Fieri Facts You Need To Know

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Nov. 1, 2020)--Guy Ramsay Ferry or mostly known as Guy Fieri is a unique personality known best for his appearance on shows related to food. Even though being a widely known personality, most people only know him through internet memes. Especially the younger generation, who have seen him through funny videos or memes. But, have you ever been curious and wanted to know more than just Guy Fieri’s net worth and generic biography? Surprisingly, he has a pretty interesting life. If you want to know more about him, we have some interesting facts for you. He lived in France when he was 16 and he hated it Fieri moved to Chantilly, France when he was 16. He stayed there for about a year and he... Read more →

New Treats And Traditions For Your Little Goblins

(NAPSI)—With in-person trick-or-treating in question these days, many Washington parents are re-thinking ways for their children to celebrate Halloween. If going door-to-door is not an option, consider these ideas by lifestyle expert Ashley Todd (@ashleyjtodd), who has teamed up with Delta Dental of Washington to offer parents some fun candy and activity alternatives to help make the day special for their little ghosts and goblins. Instead of having kids gorge on candy, Todd recommends starting a new tradition by making one of these tooth-friendly sweet treats: Pumpkin Pancakes Recipe from Sugar-Free Mom Mix together 4 eggs, ½ cup pumpkin puree, 1 cup milk of your choice, 2 tsp vanilla extract, 1 tsp pumpkin liquid Stevia, 4 tbsp coconut oil. In a separate bowl, mix together... Read more →

Supporting Local Businesses: Pennsylvania's Most Exciting New Openings

There are plenty of new openings to look forward to in Pennsylvania (Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 28, 2020)--It's never been more important than now to champion our local entrepreneurs. Thankfully for us Pennsylvanians, we have plenty of fresh businesses to choose from. Whether you're after a night at the casino, a cake, and a coffee, or a handmade gift, these are the business openings, big and small, happening in Pennsylvania. Dalicia Ristorante and Bakery, Mechanicsburg For a long while, Dalicia Bakery was the perfect spot to enjoy a hot drink and chat on North 3rd Street, Harrisburg. However, they're moving onto bigger and better things! Now offering a full restaurant menu alongside some of the best cakes in the state, this new location will be a hit with... Read more →

Cooks Are Helping to End World Hunger

Cooks Who Feed is giving people a simple way to take on world hunger this holiday season TORONTO, Canada – (October 27, 2020) – Everyone has food waste, even if we try to be mindful about our purchases and how much we are preparing. While we may all account for a little here and there, it adds up to a lot of wasted food. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it’s estimated that 30-40 percent of our nation’s food supply is wasted. Meanwhile, the World Health Organization estimates that over 800 million people per year around the world do not have enough to eat. One organization, Cooks Who Feed, is taking on the mission of helping to feed the people who need it most.... Read more →

3 Things You Need for Your Patio

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 20, 20200--When you are looking to transform your patio from an empty slab of concrete or decking into the perfect outdoor space, there are a few things that you should get. Such things will help you create the sort of space perfect for hanging out with family or hosting some good friends. Even if you are looking for an outdoor space that you can enjoy on your own for a lazy afternoon, you will want to ensure that your patio has these three things. 1. A Quality Grill If you are lucky enough to live in a climate that permits grilling for the majority of the year, then you will undoubtedly want to invest in a quality grill. Even if your grilling season is... Read more →


SUSTAINING HUNDREDS OF JOBS AND DELIVERING NEEDED FOOD TO NEWARKERS IN 60 DIFFERENT LOCATIONS In six months of operations, NWK has reopened dozens of local businesses and become a model of community investment, supported by investments from the City of Newark, private companies and philanthropists Newark, N.J. – October, 2020 – Newark Working Kitchens (NWK), a COVID-19 response that activates Newark’s restaurants to deliver nutritious meals to low-income seniors and families, today announced it has delivered more than 500,000 meals to more than 10,000 residents across 60 locations since launching in early April. All meals are prepared by NWK’s 24 participating restaurants, including minority- and female-owned establishments. NWK has sustained hundreds of jobs during the pandemic and helped restaurants relaunch services and rehire staff over... Read more →