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Statement from Presidential Candidate Joe Sestak on Israel and Palestine

Our Embassy in Jerusalem, and the Two State Solution (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 15, 2019)--I believe a negotiated settlement based on a two-state solution is best for Israel — our closest friend in the Middle East — and for the Palestinian people. A lasting peace is in everyone's interest, including the rest of... Read more →


Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $137,000,000

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (July 15, 2019) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $137 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that in the Friday, July 12th drawing, 17 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket... Read more →


How to Become an Entrepreneur

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 16, 2019)--For people at any age and from any background, becoming an entrepreneur is an entirely possible and exciting prospect. Whether you’ve had no higher education, recently graduated, or been a part of the working world for many years, kick-starting your new life as an entrepreneur is simultaneously thrilling... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: PELOSI’S SELECTIVE CATHOLICISM

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a tweet from Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi: Nancy Pelosi loves to flaunt her Catholicism when it can be used to advance her political or ideological agenda. So it was when she used last Sunday’s Gospel reading, about the Good Samaritan, to... Read more →


New E-Cigarette Laws Could Drive Some Users to Smoke More Cigarettes

Making e-cigs less appealing to youth may have unintended effects on existing users Newswise — DURHAM, N.C. -- Efforts by the FDA and some cities to limit the availability and appeal of e-cigarettes to young users could drive some existing users to smoke more tobacco cigarettes to get their fix,... Read more →


Burlington County Shoprite Sells Cash 5 Ticket worth $150,812

TRENTON (July 15, 2019) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $150,812 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Friday, July 12th drawing. The winning numbers were: 21, 27, 29, 30 and 32 and the XTRA number was: 03. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket... Read more →


Philly 101: The Essential Guide To Navigating Philadelphia

Primer On The City’s Layout, Icons & Accents (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Every year, visitors to Philadelphia get to know the city’s history, customs, cuisine, dialect and landscape during their visits. Both first-time travelers and returning natives discover and rediscover a diverse, neighborhood-based metropolis with a downtown that’s easy to navigate on one’s own... Read more →


9TH ANNUAL OUT-OF-SCHOOL TIME PICNIC

PHILADELPHIA, PA (July 16, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Catholic Social Services’ Out-Of-School Time Programs (OST), a ministry of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, will celebrate the summer with a day of fun at its 9th annual Out-Of-School Time picnic. Nearly 550 children and youth from OST programs located throughout the City of Philadelphia will attend.... Read more →


What It Takes To Be A Great Business Leader

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 16, 2019)---If you want to truly get ahead in your career then it’s important to consider working on your leadership skills. To get the promotion you desire or work for a high profile company it’s critical you can lead others and can make both quick and wise decisions. There... Read more →


CBO Report: Raising minimum wage to $15 would cost up to 3.7 million jobs

By Michael Carroll | The Center SquareJuly 2019 The Congressional Budget Office threw some cold water on efforts by congressional Democrats to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour with a prediction that such an increase would eliminate as many as 3.7 million jobs by 2025. The July CBO... Read more →


Becoming a DIY Expert Starts with the Correct Equipment

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 16, 2019)--Becoming a DIY expert is something that anyone can achieve by learning some skills and knowing the right resources to use. The right equipment is essential for successful completion of any DIY project. Thus, if you want to be an expert, one of the first steps you should... Read more →


UMF announces Dean’s List for Spring 2019 semester

FARMINGTON, ME (July 8, 2019)—The University of Maine at Farmington is proud to announce its Dean’s List for the spring 2019 semester. Located in the heart of Maine’s four-season outdoor recreational region, UMF is nationally recognized for its academic excellence, affordability and graduates’ positive career outcomes. UMF maintains a Dean’s... Read more →


NEW JERSEY FOREST FIRE SERVICE TO CELEBRATE 75TH BIRTHDAY OF SMOKEY BEAR

WITH BIG BASH AT LIBERTY STATE PARK IN JERSEY CITY (TRENTON)(Gloucestercitynews.net) - The New Jersey Forest Fire Service will fete the nation's most famous bear on Saturday, Aug. 10, with a daylong celebration to teach children and remind the public of the many ways they can help prevent wildfires, Department... Read more →


NJBIA New Good Neighbor Awards Honoring Outstanding Economic Development Projects, Tuesday, July 16

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--NJBIA and New Jersey Business magazine will honor the visionaries behind 13 outstanding redevelopment projects at the 59th Annual New Good Neighbor Awards at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 16 at the Hanover Marriott in Whippany. The event honors the companies, as well as the architects, builders and financing entities, whose... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': Friends Like Mine (Life on the Fringe)

Dawn Watson/CNB News Contributor *Living rough the way I do is not a unique experience. Even in the Land of Opportunity, thousands of people are living on the fringe of society. It’s a humbling, sweltering, freezing, filthy, hungry experience. However, it can have its humorous moments. Take, for example, a... Read more →


Coast Guard urges safe practices during summer boating season, after two weekend deaths

NEW YORK NY (July 15, 2019) (Gloucestercitynews.net)-- —The U.S. Coast Guard is urging boaters to use caution while on the water after two people died last weekend. Boaters should review boating navigation rules and remain alert on the water after seeing a high number of boats collisions and running aground.... Read more →


Tennessee Lottery Ticket Hits Powerball Jackpot; NJ Sells One $50,000 Ticket

TRENTON (July 15, 2019) – New Jersey Lottery Acting Executive Director James Carey announced that one Tennessee Lottery ticket holder won the $198.0 million Powerball jackpot from the Saturday, July 13th drawing. The winning numbers for Saturday night’s drawing were: 13, 23, 32, 35 and 68. The Red Power Ball... Read more →


*Fourth Annual Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Online Auction

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The online auction for the Fourth Annual Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament is now posted! Visit the link below and register to bid on many exciting items: Click here to view Online Auction! Items up for bid include: * Rental of a private villa in the National... Read more →


How can I tear my tween away from that screen?

Yalda T Uhls, PhD 354. That’s the number of photos my 15-year-old daughter and her best friend took while we spent the first weekend of the summer at the beach. When they were not snapping selfies and sunsets from their phones, they were analyzing, editing, and debating where and how... Read more →


One New Jersey Lottery Player Wins $1,000 a Week for Life

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (July 15, 2019) – One New Jersey Lottery CASH4LIFE ticket matched the five white balls drawn for the Sunday, July 14th drawing winning the $1,000 a week for life second prize. The winning ticket was sold at Market Place Deli, 99 Route... Read more →


Route 55, Route 47 and Route 40 resurfacing project begins today in Cumberland and Gloucester Counties

Daytime shoulder closures and lane shifts required for project start Gloucestercitynews.net graphic images (Trenton) (Gloucestercitynews.net)-– New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the start of a maintenance project that will resurface approximately 10 miles of pavement on stretches of Route 55, Route 47, and Route 40 in Cumberland... Read more →