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DEP MODIFIES HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOM GRANT PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS,

EXTENDS DEADLINE TO PROVIDE MORE FLEXIBILITY TO APPLICANTS TRENTON - The Department of Environmental Protection has extended by 15 days the deadline for submission of applications for a $2.5 million grant program to fund projects to help reduce the occurrence of harmful algal blooms in the state. The decision to extend... Read more →


American Legion provides over $1.1 million in grants to veteran families

The American Legion In January 2019, The American Legion’s Temporary Financial Assistance (TFA) program broke a single-month record in grant distribution – $1,030,163. Of the grants distributed, $1,000,500 assisted children of active duty Coast Guard servicemembers who were financially affected by the federal government shutdown. The government shutdown created a critical... Read more →


Sewell Resident Barbara Glass Honored as Volunteer of the Year

Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice’s Andrea Kinsey, Volunteer Coordinator; Barbara Glass, Volunteer of the Year; and Linda Brennan, Volunteer Coordinator at the Volunteer Center of South Jersey’s Spirit of Community celebration. Glass was awarded the 9th Annual Volunteer of the Year Award for her volunteer efforts with Samaritan. Marlton, NJ – Barbara... Read more →


UPPITY: THE WILLY T. RIBBS STORY (video)

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 8, 2020) – Chassy Media announced today that UPPITY: THE WILLY T. RIBBS STORY, the incredible true story of Willy T. Ribbs, the first Black driver to win a Trans-Am race, test a Formula One car and race in the Indy 500, is now available for purchase... Read more →


New Jersey American Water Announces Tenth Annual First Responder Grant Program

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (January 8, 2020) – Recognizing the bravery and commitment of volunteer firefighters and first responders, New Jersey American Water announces its 2020 grant program for volunteer fire departments and emergency responders (e.g., ambulance and first aid squads) located within the company’s service areas. “We are proud to continue... Read more →


Gloucester Township Celebrates 325th Anniversary!

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--June 2020 marks the 325th anniversary since Gloucester Township’s incorporation in 1695. Gloucester Township has big plans to celebrate its anniversary with various exciting events that will continue throughout the year to celebrate the past, present, and future of our town. The township along with members of our community’s... Read more →


Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, Commissioner, State of NJ-DOT Elected IBTTA Second Vice-President

WASHINGTON, DC – The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) is pleased to announce that Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, Commissioner, State of New Jersey Department of Transportation, will serve as the association’s Second Vice-President. IBTTA is the worldwide association for the owners and operators of toll facilities and the businesses that serve... Read more →


12 New Jersey Residents Win Heartlander's Gift Cards to Spot Marketplace in Vineland

(VINELAND, NJ – January 6, 2020) – Shopping this holiday season was made a little easier for twelve New Jersey residents. The dozen lucky New Jersey Heartlander’s to win a $25 gift card to The Spot Marketplace in Vineland, NJ, included: Terry Pettit of Minotola Alison Auble of Linwood Frank Copeland... Read more →


St. Vincent DePaul Society and Knights of Columbus support local neighbors in need for Christmas

By admin - BERLIN, NJ--Local Neighbors-in-need in the St. Simon Stock Parish area are provided with Christmas Food Bags of ingredients for a holiday dinner. Seniors and Veterans at Veterans Haven receive gift cards. Elementary age children in our families-in-need of food assistance receive toys! St. Simon Stock Conference of St.... Read more →


The Top 5 New Jersey Lottery Prizes of 2019

TRENTON (Dec. 31, 2019) – New Jersey Lottery is closing out 2019 and looking to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2020. More than 40 prizes over $1,000,000 were won in 2019! Here’s a quick look at the top five prizes won by New Jersey players in 2019. 1: $273,000,000 - Mega... Read more →


How to Plan a Christian Wedding Ceremony

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 2, 2019)--There are 2.4 million weddings each year in the United States. If you're engaged, congratulations! Now it's time to start planning. Planning your wedding can be quite a challenge. It's important to remember what's important to you in order to keep your priorities straight. If you want a Christian-focused... Read more →


PART I: A Look at Gloucester City's Top Stories in 2019

Brooklawn's Two Street Stompers Ready for New Year's Day; Their Theme is "Mummers University" Monday, December 31, 2018 BROOKLAWN, NJ (CNBNewsnet)(December 31, 2018)--Brooklawn's Two Street Stompers held their last practice Saturday and are looking forward to their annual march in the Philadelphia Mummers Parade on New Year's Day. This is their... Read more →


Yuma Mayor Withdraws Proclamation Thanks to Trump’s Successful Efforts to Confront Border Crisis

WASHINGTON — Today, Mayor of Yuma, Arizona, Douglas Nicholls, at a meeting with Senior Official Performing the Duties of Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) Ken Cuccinelli, withdrew an April 2019 local State of Emergency proclamation regarding the ongoing security and humanitarian crisis on the Southwest border. Mayor Nicholls officially issued... Read more →


Christmas tree recycling – a Delaware post-holiday tradition – carries on statewide for 2019/2020

Take your tree to a yard waste site or contact your waste collector DOVER (Dec. 26, 2019) – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control encourages Delawareans to recycle your Christmas tree at one of many yard waste recycling facilities located throughout the state, or to place your tree curbside... Read more →


A BLESSED CHRISTMAS TO ALL!

"Among the many gifts that we buy and receive, let us not forget the true gift: To give each other something of ourselves, to give each other something of our time, to open our time to God. In this way Anxiety disappears, Joy is born, and the Feast is created. "... Read more →


PATCO Unveils Brand New Elevator at Haddonfield Station

Ribbon-cutting ceremony marks next step in progression of expansive elevator project Pictured left to right are DRPA CEO and PATCO President John Hanson, PATCO General Manager John Rink, Haddonfield Mayor Neal Rochford and Borough of Haddonfield Commissioner Colleen Bianco Bezich. Commuters in Haddonfield received an early holiday gift Thursday morning as... Read more →


VACANCY - BROOKLAWN BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBER

Requirements: Must be a citizen and resident of Brooklawn 1 year immediately preceding appointment Must be able to read and write Must be registered to vote in Brooklawn Must have no interest directly or indirectly in any contract with or claim against the Board Must not be disqualified from membership for... Read more →


Makaylea Vicari of Monroeville Inducted into National Society of Leadership and Success

LORETTO, PA (12/19/2019)-- Makaylea Vicari of Monroeville (08343), Physician Assistant Science major at Saint Francis University, has been inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success. The Saint Francis University chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) held its first induction ceremony of the 2019-2020 academic year... Read more →


AFSCME Local 2218 outreach program donates toys and necessities to families

Members work with Volunteers of America to give back ahead of Christmas holiday Hammonton, NJ – On December 20, 2019, the outreach committee of AFSCME Local 2218 donated toys, necessities, and passed out hot chocolate and donuts to local families at the Volunteers of America location in Glassboro. Awol Alhassan, President... Read more →


Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Trustees approved Nearly $2M to support NJ nonprofit organizations

At their final board meeting of the year, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Trustees approved $1,953,500 million to support New Jersey nonprofit organizations for work in the arts, education, environment, informed communities, and other areas, bringing the total amount awarded in grants this year to more than $8.5 million. Dodge Trustees approved... Read more →


United Methodist Communities Wins Four MarCom Awards

NEPTUNE, N.J., December 18, 2019 — United Methodist Communities (UMC) is the recipient of four 2019 MarCom Awards, an international creative competition recognizing outstanding marketing and communications professionals. The MarCom Awards administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, consists of several thousand marketing, communication, advertising, public relations,... Read more →


DNREC’s Natural Resources Police deliver 585 toys

to U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Sgt. Brooke Mitchell, Officer Rebecca Schuman of the Environmental Crimes Unit, and Cpl. David Redgraves and Cpl. Andrew Manning of Delaware State Parks Natural Resources Police delivered 270 toys to the Dover Toys for Tots... Read more →


HUD/VA Supporting 83 Homeless Veterans Find Permanent Homes in New Jersey

HUD-VASH voucher program to provide housing for 3,302 veterans nationwide NEW JERSEY – In a continuing effort to end veteran homelessness, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced $29.3 million to 216 local public housing agencies (PHAs) across the... Read more →


Avalon Receives $177,000 NJDOT Grant for Reconstruction of Portion of 69th Street

AVALON, NJ--The Borough of Avalon is receiving a $177,000 grant from the New Jersey Department of Transportation. The grant will be used for the Borough’s reconstruction of a portion of 69th Street between Dune Drive and Ocean Drive. The project is expected to begin in 2020. “We are very appreciative of... Read more →


Garden State Preservation Trust Approves $87 Million for Green Acres Projects

The DEP announced today that the Garden State Preservation Trust has approved nearly $87 million for Green Acres projects across the state. $26.4 million would go to municipal and county land acquisition, $46.3 million to local development of parks and recreation facilities, $5 million for local stewardship projects, $6.1 million for... Read more →


MRC Volunteers Strengthen Communities during the Holiday Season and Beyond

The holiday season is a time for giving. We spend hours (sometimes weeks, months…) searching for and picking out the perfect gifts for friends and family. Many of us donate to non-profits and charitable organizations. We even give to ourselves – often taking important time off to unwind and connect with... Read more →


Glassboro Public Schools Donate $1,200 to Patients of Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center

Glassboro, NJ – Students and staff of Glassboro High School (GHS) and Glassboro Intermediate School (GIS) recently made a special donation to Jefferson Health’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township. The Glassboro Public School District collectively raised and donated $1,200, following a collaborative fundraising effort between the schools, which included... Read more →


Camden City Mayor Moran & Freeholder Rodriguez thank the SJ Federal Credit Union

CAMDEN CITY, NJ--Mayor Frank Moran & Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez thank the South Jersey Federal Credit Union for their partnership & ongoing support of the annual Teddy's Toys holiday event on December 17, 2019 at Adventure Aquarium along the Camden Waterfront Read more →


Miss America 2020 Competition Preliminary Hosts and Judges Announced

Preliminary and Final Night Competition to be Streamed Live for the First Time. Uncasville, CT (December 10, 2019) – For the first time in Miss America history, the 2020 Miss America Competition Preliminaries will be live-streamed from the Mohegan Sun Earth Expo at 7:00 PM ET on Sunday, December 15, and... Read more →


Rutgers‒Camden Nursing Students Visit Elderly Camden City Residents

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN – Yaazmyn Rosa’s weekly visit to Camden’s Northgate II affordable housing complex to help residents manage their healthcare needs is one of the most rewarding and inspiring experiences in her education at Rutgers University‒Camden. Rosa and her classmates in the accelerated bachelor of science in nursing program... Read more →


SJ Gas 2019 First Responders Grant Program Winners

FOLSOM, NJ, December 11, 2019 – Today South Jersey Gas, a subsidiary of South Jersey Industries (NYSE: SJI), announced the winners of its annual First Responders Grant Program. This year, seven grants totaling over $30,000 were awarded to local first responder departments. “At South Jersey Gas we’re proud to support the... Read more →


Mount Holly Township Hosts 2019 Holiday Tree Lighting

Mount Holly, NJ – Come celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at Mount Holly’s Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mount Holly’s downtown district will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland for this family-friendly event, sponsored by Mount Holly... Read more →


Now That's The Christmas Spirit!

By CNBNews.net Staff (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(Dec. 5, 2019)——With all the turmoil in the world it is nice to hear some good news now and then. Kelli Sharp, (nee Pfeffer)recently shared just such a tale with CNBNews about her family, friends and perfect strangers helping her get the Christmas Spirit. Kelli, resides... Read more →


Mount Holly's Holiday Tree Lighting, Celebration Friday

Mount Holly, NJ – Come celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at Mount Holly’s Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mount Holly’s downtown district will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland for this family-friendly event, sponsored by Mount Holly... Read more →


CNBNews Entertainment: Jay Mohr Coming to The Hard Rock Casino

JAY MOHR Saturday, March 14 at 8 p.m. Sound Waves **On Sale Friday, December 6 at 10 a.m.** Tickets: $34.00, $29.00, $24.00 2019 - 2020 ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP 12/2 – 12/5 – Greg Fitzsimmons & Adam Degi - Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club 12/6 – LeAnn Rimes “You and Me and Christmas” Tour... Read more →


Turnersville Resident Participates in Widener University Study Abroad Program

CHESTER, PA (12/02/2019)-- Undergraduate students at Widener University returned home after spending the fall semester abroad in countries across countries in Europe and in Australia. The international learning experiences allowed students to gain a global understanding and prepare them for careers in an increasingly diverse and interconnected world. "Widener's long-term study... Read more →


Morristown Business Association Candle Light Stroll

Main Street Saturday from from 2-8pm. Watch for pedestrians. Speed limit 15 mph The Mooristown Business Association (MBA) is hosting the Candle Light Stroll event in support of our local merchants on Main St. from 2-8pm Saturday, Nov. 30 Horse/Carriage rides will be available at Main & High Streets. Motorists are... Read more →


Catholic Social Services of the Philadelphia Archdiocese Receives Nearly 13,000 DIAPERS

Children and families who benefit from Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s (CSS) Beautiful Beginnings and Beautiful Parenting Programs will get a boost thanks to a recent diaper drive marking Respect Life Month. Approximately 13,000 diapers, 180 packages of baby wipes, and other infant care essentials were collected all... Read more →


Good News: Mary's Cupboard Distributing Thanksgiving Meals

Mary’s Cupboard, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), will package and distribute Thanksgiving meals for nearly 50 families in need. Monday, November 25, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Bag Preparation) 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Meal Distribution) Bucks County Family Service Center 100 Levittown... Read more →


THE TECH TIME

Tech times is a platform that provides vital reviews and information about the product that are in daily use. On this platform, you will find reviews about different companies and products written by different authors. Moreover, the platform is not restricted for single-use it provides reviews and blogs on many different... Read more →


PHILADELPHIA’S BLUE CROSS RIVERRINK WINTERFEST OPENS NOV. 29

Outdoor Ice Skating by the Ben Franklin Bridge, Newly Decorated Cabins, S’mores on the Fire Pits, Warming Food and Drink Specials in The Lodge, All Set in a Sparkling Winter Wonderland PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 19, 2019) -- The holiday season is all about cozying up with friends and family to share... Read more →


MERCY HOSPICE RECEIVES HONOR

PHILADELPHIA, PA--Mercy Hospice, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, has been selected by Catholic Charities Appeal (CCA) and The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia (CFGP) as its official #GivingTuesday beneficiary. This year’s #GivingTuesday observance will be held on December 3, 2019. Mercy Hospice, part of the... Read more →


$5 Million Available for Workforce Program Linking Pennsylvania Teachers with Local Employers

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that $5 million in grants is available to enable teachers to visit local employers and learn the skills and industry trends that will enhance their classroom instruction, student learning, and career readiness. The investment achieves the governor’s budget goal of nearly doubling funding... Read more →


Delaware Offers Free Admission to State Parks and Brandywine Zoo on Black Friday

DOVER (Nov. 15, 2019) – DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation, and Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), invite the public to #OptOutside this Black Friday by visiting Delaware State Parks. This year, visitors can enjoy free entry to state parks on Black Friday, Nov. 29. The Brandywine Zoo is joining in on... Read more →


DNREC awards recycling grants on America Recycles Day

DOVER (Nov. 15, 2019) – As Delawareans go to their recycling carts and compost containers to celebrate America Recycles Day, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin today announced almost $400,000 in recycling grants from Delaware’s Universal Recycling Grant and Low Interest Loan program administered by DNREC’s... Read more →


Cleanup Plan Approved for Matteo & Sons West Deptford Superfund Site

WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (November 12, 2019) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a cleanup plan to address lead and other contamination on a portion of the Matteo & Sons, Inc. Superfund Site in West Deptford, New Jersey. The portion of the Matteo site includes the Matteo facility at 1692... Read more →


SJTA to Conduct Work Zone Safety Enforcement Details

In observance of Nat'l Traffic Incident Response Week HAMMONTON, NJ - Nov. 12, 2019 - The South Jersey Transportation Authority in coordination with the New Jersey State Police will be conducting a series work zone enforcement details to reinforce the importance of motorists driving safely in work zone lane closures along... Read more →


Gloucester City's First Baptist Church Receives 10 Trees from NJ Tree Foundation

(CNBNewsnet)(Gloucester City, NJ) (November 11, 2019)-Saturday, November 9, the NJ Tree Foundation planted ten trees at the First Baptist Church and neighboring apartments on Monmouth Street in Gloucester City. Twenty-two volunteers came out to help with the planting, including students from Rutgers, Watershed Ambassadors, and Pastor Rick from the First Baptist... Read more →


SJ Congressman Van Drew Joins Local Officials to Discuss Beach Nourishment Issue

Congressman Jeff Van Drew, far right, with Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi, North Wildwood Mayor Patrick Rosenello, and Stone Harbor Mayor Judy Davies-Dunhour NORTH WILDWOOD, NJ--New Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew held a press conference on Friday, November 8th at North Wildwood’s 7th Street beach to discuss a ruling by Department of... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: DRPA AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS ‘PARTNER OF THE YEAR AWARD’

Recognized for ‘commitment to opening the doors of economic opportunity for women business enterprises’ T he Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) was presented with the 2019 Partner of the Year Award from the Women’s Business Enterprise Council East (WBEC East). The event was held on Thursday, September 26, 2019 in Philadelphia.... Read more →