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New Database of Education Resources Available

New Database Allows Parents, Teachers, and Students to Find the Remote, Digital, and Microschooling Tools They Need CER's Essential Education database is searchable by grade, subject, format, and price. WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new database of education resources helps people sort through the dizzying array of learning tools that aim to smooth the transition from in-person, traditional learning to remote, digital, and microschooling environments. Built and hosted by the Center for Education Reform, the “Essential Education” database consists of resources that have been vetted by CER, a nonprofit that works to expand educational opportunities to ensure all have access to productive futures. “Over the past year, parents have been forced to D.I.Y.-teach, while teachers have been forced to overhaul everything from their curricula to their... Read more →


Washington Politics: Budget, Budget, Who’s Got The Budget?

WEEKLY WASTEBASKET ....And what, exactly, is taking so long? | Weekly Wastebasket (Washington DC)April 8, 2021)Apologies to Andy Williams, but when you’re a budget nerd “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” is when the President’s Budget Request is released. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files The initial proposals from the Biden administration were supposed to already be here. We were told it was coming. But we’re still waiting. Reportedly – pant, pant – it’s coming out tomorrow. On Friday, when no one pays attention (but we will). We’re used to new presidential administrations taking a bit longer to put out its “real” budget with all the tables and details that we delve into and analyze and write about. But we usually have a “blue print” or an... Read more →


NRA-ILA: President Joe Biden Rarely Seems to Make Much Sense

In New Executive Gun Control Push, Biden Seems to Throw Obama, and Himself, Under the Bus Many have come to realize that Joe Biden rarely seems to make much sense, especially when speaking publicly. At his recent Rose Garden ceremony, where he announced his latest assault on the Second Amendment, he lied a number of times, and garbled the name of the federal agency tasked with enforcing federal gun laws. At the Rose Garden ceremony, Biden announced these six actions: “The Justice Department, within 30 days, will issue a proposed rule to help stop the proliferation of “ghost guns.” While the text of the rule is not available at this time, it is likely that this rule is aimed at the self-made firearms market. The... Read more →


Officer Down: Sergeant James Smith Shot and Killed by Suspect

Sergeant James Smith Iowa State Patrol, Iowa End of Watch Friday, April 9, 2021 Sergeant Jim Smith was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a subject who had assaulted and disarmed another law enforcement officer during a traffic stop near Grundy Center. The subject initially fled as officers attempted to stop him but stopped and confronted them and antagonized them to shoot him. The man then assaulted one of the officers and disarmed him after placing the officer in a chokehold. He was able to get back into his car and fled to his home at 305 G Avenue. Responding officers established a perimeter around the home and established an arrest team. When the arrest team entered the home, the man opened fire with... Read more →


Four Rowan University Student-Athletes Earn NJAC Weekly Honors

GLASSBORO, NJ - Four Rowan student-athletes earned NJAC weekly honors for April 12 – Alex Kokos (baseball); Sonia Sharma (softball); Earnest Daniel (men’s track & field) and Francis Terry (track & field). Kokos (Wayne, NJ/Wayne Valley HS) was named the NJAC Baseball Player of the Weeks as he reached a career milestone by recording his 200th career hit in the 14-11 win over Rutgers-Newark in the first game of a doubleheader on April 10. Kokos went 4-for-5 with three runs, two RBI and two doubles in that game and was 3-for-4 in the night cap with one run, two RBI and two doubles. In #20 Rowan’s four wins last week, he batted .588 (10-for-17) with seven runs scored, eight RBI and six doubles. The senior... Read more →


NRA-ILA : Millions of Americans Bought Guns Last Month

NRA-ILA SOURCE Firearm retailers reported to their trade association, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, that 40% of their customers during the Surge of 2020 were first-time gun buyers. This works out to an estimated 8 million new gun owners in 2020, and March's NICS data shows that surge in sales is a new era rather than a short-lived spike. One year ago, we marked a new all-time record for monthly NICS background checks numbers after March 2020 saw more than 3.7 million, which bested the previous record by more than four hundred thousand checks. As the pandemic was joined by additional societal stressors, the surge in gun sales only picked up the pace. The March 2020 record only lasted until June 2020, and that record... Read more →


REPORT: How Easy is it to Vote Early in Your State?

WASHINGTON, DC - A new report by the nonpartisan nonprofit Center for Election Innovation & Research (CEIR), How Easy is it to Vote Early in Your State?, was released today, categorizing states as green, yellow or red, depending on the availability of, or barriers to, early and mail voting. When states offer easy access to mail and early in-person voting options, it not only makes it more convenient for eligible voters, it also improves election integrity, as more voting gets spread out over several days. States considering rolling back these options, by making it harder to request and return a mail ballot or reducing early voting options, are harming both access to the ballot and election security, and going against the trend in both red... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Public Schools Resist Competition

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor April 12, 2021 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an op-ed that attacks religious and charter schools: The waiting list to get into charter schools is considerable in most cities. Most on the list are non-white. They want an alternative to the public schools. Why? For the same reason that rich people do: the public schools are unsatisfactory, and in many cases they are positively dreadful. But unlike the rich, most minority parents cannot afford to send their children to private schools. Enrollment at Catholic schools during the pandemic is down overall, though there are many important exceptions. Many low-income parents, and those who are out of work, cannot pay the tuition. A report by the National Catholic Educational... Read more →


One Jersey Cash 5 Winner Buys Ticket at Camden County Store

One Camden, One Hudson and One Ocean County Tickets Split $275,787 Jersey Cash 5 Jackpot TRENTON (April 12, 2021) – Three lucky tickets matched all five numbers drawn splitting the $275,787 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Friday, April 9, drawing. Each ticket is worth $91,929. The winning numbers were: 06, 07, 08, 11, and 19 and the XTRA number was: 02. The retailers will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for each winning ticket sold. Those tickets were sold at the following locations: Camden County: Jersey Bagel & Food Mart, 609 Sicklerville Rd., Sicklerville; Hudson County: Critel Associates, 465 Grand St., Jersey City; and, Ocean County: 7-Eleven #11043, 108 Lakeshore Way, Brick. Read more →


Brooklawn Police Dept.

Becomes Member in Premier Program Designed to Protect Brooklawn's Children

BROOKLAWN, NJ (APRIL 12, 2021)--Brooklawn Police Chief Shamus Ellis announced today that his department has completed the necessary requirements to become a member of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) program. The NCMEC released the following statement praising the Brooklawn Police Department on their accomplishment. From the moment the report of a missing child comes in, to the resolution of the case, every action taken has the potential to make the difference between a successful recovery or a tragic outcome. Police Chief Shamus Ellis The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) developed the Missing Kids Readiness Program to promote best practices for responding to calls of missing, abducted, and sexually exploited children. Law Enforcement agencies and 911 Call Centers are... Read more →


Sindhi Foundation’s 350-mile Long Walk for Freedom, Nature, and Love

The Sindhi Foundation’s 350-mile Long Walk for Freedom, Nature, and Love began in New York City at the United Nations Headquarters. The Sindhi Foundation is excited to be walking through New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and D.C., all in the name of human rights and climate change. Here are some updates: The Sindhi Foundation has received numerous new endorsements for their Long Walk. In the past few weeks, they have received the support and video messages from Congressman David Schweikert, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, Congressman Brad Sherman, Congressman Jamie Raskin, Congressman Adam Schiff, Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff, Congressman Raja Krishnamuthi and Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, and many of whom are members of the Congressional Sindh Caucus. You can find the current endorsements on our... Read more →


NJ News Commons: NEW LAW WILL DISTRIBUTE $35 MILLION TO RESTAURANTS

On Friday, Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation that will direct $35 million to restaurants across the state. In total, five bills will support New Jersey businesses that have been severely affected by the pandemic. The New Jersey Economic Development Authority will distribute the aid. (Patch / ROI-NJ) MURPHY AND FIRST LADY RECEIVE FIRST VACCINE SHOTS Gov. Phil Murphy and Tammy Murphy joined the millions of New Jersey residents who've been vaccinated for COVID-19. On Friday, they both got their first shot of the Pfizer vaccine. The couple now qualifies for the vaccine under the state's vaccine eligibility rules: they are both over age 55. (WHYY) PRISON OVERSIGHT OFFICIAL ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT The state official tasked with holding the prison system accountable will leave that post this... Read more →


Soon Another Traffic Nightmare for Travelers Coming and Going Through Gloucester City

Klemm Avenue, one of the most dangerous overpasses in the US (May 25, 2013) The I-76 overpass at Klemm Ave. in Gloucester City, N.J. was named one of the worst bridges in 2013. The overpass was built in 1956. More than 191,000 vehicles use it every day, and $30 million has been earmarked for deck replacement CNBNews photo credit GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 12, 2021)(CNBNews--Residents in Gloucester City will be dealing with traffic detours in the very near future as the New Jersey Department of Transportation has pushed up their time table for the construction of a third large road project for the connected 76/42/295 corridor. The construction is beginning sooner than later because DOT is concerned about the poor condition of the Klemm Avenue... Read more →


Camden County College Professor William T. Lavell Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Employer

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews BLACKWOOD, NJ (April 12, 2021)--William T. Lavell, a Camden County College Professor, a Caucasian, has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the college claiming he is being paid less money than professors who are African-Americans. Gloucestercitynews.net files Lavell has been employed by the college since 1995. During that period, the 66-year-old Maryland resident has held the positions of Assistant Professor, Professor, Interim Dean, and Department Chair. In September 2020 Lavell submitted an Open Public Records Act request (OPRA) to the college seeking salary records for all college employees. As a result of that request Lavell, according to court documents, discovered stark racial disparities in salary between himself and his similarly situated, non-Caucasian counterparts, including Professors Melvin Roberts, and Lawrence Chatman,... Read more →


Parent's Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Cord Blood Banking

Giving the best for your baby is much more work than you expected. You plan many things, as simple as choosing a name to more complex things like developing a plan on what you want for your birth. Creating a birth plan is especially essential in the process. Thus, communication with your partner or doctor is also crucial. You may expect doctors to provide you a lot of options. There are prenatal testing options such as ultrasound, blood testing, and even cord blood banking. It may sound new to you; however, these can be the options you need to consider in the first few months. The cord blood banking decision should be considered during the early pregnancy stage. Deciding to bank your baby's cord blood... Read more →


Essential home selling mistakes that you must avoid

Selling your house can be a challenging and exciting project of your life! It gives you the scope to shift to a new location and earn a profit by selling your house. However, before you get all excited to see the “Sold” sign against your home, you need to be aware of a few mistakes that some people make. From not understanding the current real estate trends to not trusting your instinct, the errors are many. When you commit a mistake, it can result in frustrating after-effects. It can make you lose out on time and money. Here are a few errors that you need to avoid. Sell when you are not ready Placing your house in the market and listing service can be a... Read more →


What about you, Mommy?

When your kids ask about your own drug and alcohol history, what should you tell them? by: Carol Lloyd | September 21, 2014 “Did you ever try drugs, Mommy?” I paused as my 11-year-old daughter’s eyes flashed panic. How I got myself into the conversation was one of those meandering paths through the forest of torturous parental explanations. It all seemed so logical, so well-intentioned. … And now stupid, stupid Mommy, what had I done? My daughter is horrified by all notions of intoxication. If I drink an occasional glass of wine at dinner she regards me askance and asks if I’m drunk. If she hears about a kid at a given high school smoking marijuana, she declares she’s never ever going to that school.... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Being 55+ Has Its Advantages

MANAGING YOUR MONEY New wireless phone plans mean money savings and include Netflix. (NAPSI)—The 55-plus crowd is more active than ever, continuing to stay in the workforce longer, growing in numbers—to the tune of 73 million and counting—and exerting an even greater economic impact. In fact, 55+ers are responsible for over half of U.S. consumer spending, according to AARP, contributing to the huge upsurge in online spending during the pandemic. If you are one of these lucky ones—as in 55 or older—you may not realize that you are actually the envy of many. People in this age group can save thousands of dollars a year on everyday goods and services so make sure you know about ALL of the discounts available to you. Whether planning... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: Sports Heroes Who Served, Boxers and Patriots

DEC. 8, 2020 | BY DAVID VERGUN, DOD NEWS Sports Heroes Who Served is a series that highlights the accomplishments of athletes who served in the U.S. military. During World War II, Brooklyn, New York, was home to the Coast Guard's Manhattan Beach Training Station, where recruits were sent for basic training. The physical education regimen at Manhattan Beach was first class, featuring professional instructors in boxing, wrestling, track and field and judo. Heading the powerhouse boxing program was Coast Guard Cmdr. Jack Dempsey, who was the world heavyweight champion from 1919 to 1926. There were a number of champion boxers under Dempsey's tutelage, some of whom also served as instructors for the trainees. Among them was Lew Jenkins, who joined the Coast Guard in... Read more →


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 →


New Jersey owes $101.5 billion in public-employee retirement benefits

Beyond pension debts The Center Square (The Center Square) – Net liabilities in New Jersey for so-called other post-employment benefits (OPEBs), which consist mainly of health care obligations to retired public employees, stood at about $101.5 billion in fiscal-year 2019, according to a recent analysis from the Reason Foundation. With a population of 8,882,190, the state posted a per-capita OPEB liability of $11,425, which represents the second highest value among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the Reason study found. In total, these liabilities amount to 6 percent of the U.S. gross domestic product, the researchers said. These debts are also geographically concentrated, with 15 government jurisdictions representing 50 percent of the total, the study found. In addition, any plan to expand Medicare... Read more →


CNBNEWS CHEERS AND JEERS FOR MARCH 2021

CHEER--The Cold Springs administration and staff put together a well-organized and safe event for students. They met with families outside to thank us for our help and support throughout this school year and also gave each student a brand new book along with an Easter egg and visit from the Easter bunny. The kids all seemed to enjoy themselves! JEER--Gloucester City is one of the most depressed communities in New Jersey. How can we afford to pay our public servants 60% more than what our middle-class homeowners are earning? We the taxpayers have become the servants who only exist to serve our public employees. No wonder we can't afford any capital improvements that are gravely needed in town!!" RELATED:PROPERTY TAXES Gloucester City in the Top... Read more →


COLLEGE TRACK AND FIELD: Rowan at the Bill Butler Invitational

ROWAN MEN’S 4X400 METER RELAY RECORDS TOP TIME IN NCAA DIVISION III AT BILL BUTLER INVITATIONAL CHESTER, PA (April 10, 2021)--– At the Bill Butler Invitational, the Rowan men’s 4x400 meter relay won with a time of 3:15.86, which is currently first in the NCAA Division III. The meet was held at West Chester University. Amara Conte, Vincent Delle, Hunter Barbieri and Francis Terry were on the 4x400 A meter relay. Jah’mere Beasley won the 200 meter dash in 21.72 and was second (11.01) in the 100 meter dash. Nana Agyemang finished first in the long jump with 22’ 8.50” (6.92 m). He had a second place (22.44) in the 200 meter dash and was third (11.17) in the 100 meter dash. In the 400... Read more →


College Lacrosse: Rowan Falls to TCNJ 22-11

EWING, NJ (April 11, 2021)-- - The Rowan women's lacrosse team had three goals apiece from Julia Grlica and Elise Cohan, but fell to 14th-ranked TCNJ, 22-11, in NJAC action today. The Lions scored the game's first four goals before Cohan notched her first for the Profs at 22:50. TCNJ then tallied four consecutive goals to run its lead up to 8-1. Grilica and Julianna Corson tallied back-to-back goals before TCNJ answered back with two more to increase the lead to 8-3. TCNJ (3-2; 1-1 NJAC) scored five of the next six goals to increase its lead to 10-4. Ashley Lechliter netted her first goal of the game during that stretch at 11:18, with the assist coming from Corson. Dara Hennessy had the Profs' last... Read more →


Profs Swept The Scarlet Raiders in NJAC Baseball Doubleheader; Victor Cruz Hit Grand Slam

GLASSBORO, NJ (April 10, 2021)- Senior Alex Kokos surpassed 200 hits for his career, and Victor Cruz hit a grand slam, to lead #20 Rowan to a 14-11 win over Rutgers-Newark. Lefthander Donald Zellman pitched a complete game in a 9-1 win as the Profs swept the Scarlet Raiders in an NJAC baseball doubleheader. Kokos entered the first game needing three hits to reach 200 and did that one better, going 4-for-5 with three runs scored and two RBI in the first-game win. Zellman threw a two-hitter and recorded a career-high 12 strikeouts while allowing just one run in the first complete game as a Prof. GAME 1 The Profs were in charge from the start, jumping out to a 4-0 lead after two innings.... Read more →


Buffalo Bisons to Call Trenton, NJ Home

BY SPECTRUM NEWS STAFF BUFFALO UPDATED 12:00 PM ET APR. 09, 2021 The Buffalo Bisons will not start their season in Buffalo. The Herd will instead call Trenton, New Jersey home, as reported by SpectrumLocalnews.com This is because the Toronto Blue Jays will start playing at Sahlen Field in June. The Jays will continue to play at their Florida training facility until then. The team remains unable to return to Canada due to restrictions at the border and a provincial-wide lockdown in Ontario due to a surge in coronavirus cases. They would play at Sahlen Field for the second straight summer after kicking off the home portion of their schedule at the team’s training facility in Florida. Read more →


Delaware State Police Arrest Westville Man Driving Stolen Vehicle Containing Illegal Drugs

Wilmington, Delaware (April 10, 2021)-- – The Delaware State Police have arrested 26-year-old Ronnie Watkins (no photograph available) of Westville, NJ, in connection with a stolen motor vehicle after a traffic stop Thursday night. The incident occurred on April 8, 2021, at approximately 9:48 p.m., when a trooper on patrol detected a blue Audi A4 traveling above the posted speed limit southbound I-95 at the Brandywine River Bridge inside of a construction zone. The trooper initiated a traffic stop and contact was made with the operator, later identified as Ronnie Watkins, southbound I-95 at Delaware Ave. A computer inquiry was conducted, and it was discovered the suspect’s vehicle was stolen out of Deptford, NJ. Watkins was then taken into custody without incident. A subsequent probable... Read more →


First Bank Participating in the EVERFI Financial Literacy Bee

To Support Youth Financial Education Financial Literacy Month student challenge equips young people with money management skills and supports remote learning HAMILTON, N.J. —April 6, 2021— First Bank today announced that it is sponsoring the EVERFI Financial Literacy Bee, taking place April 1-15, 2021. The EVERFI Financial Literacy Bee is a nationwide financial literacy challenge for high school students. As families across the country are struggling financially in the wake of the pandemic, from unemployment to career shifts to a reduction in income, the EVERFI Financial Literacy Bee provides an opportunity for students to learn the critical importance of saving and budgeting for short-term and long-term financial goals. The virtual challenge, created by social impact education innovator EVERFI, and supported by leading financial institutions nationwide,... Read more →


VIDEO: Dedham HS Football Coach Fired for Objecting to BLM/Critical Race Theory

DEDHAM, MASSACHUSETTS--Judicial Watch announced that it filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of David Flynn, the father of two Dedham Public School students, who was removed from his position as head football coach after exercising his right as a citizen to raise concerns about his daughter’s seventh-grade history class curriculum being changed to include biased coursework on politics, race, gender equality, and diversity (Flynn v. Forrest et al. (No. 21-cv-10256)). The lawsuit, which was filed in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, seeks damages against the superintendent, high school principal, and high school athletic director for retaliating against Flynn for exercising his First Amendment rights. The lawsuit details that in September 2020, Flynn’s daughter’s seventh-grade history class, which was listed as... Read more →


Murder-Suicide in Carlstadt, NJ

CARLSTADT, NJ--(April 5, 2021)--Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced that an investigation revealed JAMES T. COX (DOB: 06/14/77; divorced; unemployed) of 601 6th Street, Carlstadt, NJ, murdered his ex-wife, 34-year-old Massiel S. Deoleo of Mahwah, NJ, and afterward committed suicide. The investigation was conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti, the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office under the direction of Sheriff Anthony Cureton, the Mahwah Police Department under the direction of Chief Stephen Jaffe, and the Carlstadt Police Department under the direction of Chief Thomas Berta. On Saturday, April 3, 2021, at approximately 11:48 a.m., the Carlstadt Police Department received a phone call from a family member of Massiel S. Deoleo reporting her missing and stating that they were... Read more →


NJ'S Pick-6 Rolls to $6.5 Million for April 12 Drawing

TRENTON (April 9, 2021) – The Pick-6 drawing on April 8 produced eight winners of $3,791 for matching five out of six white balls drawn. One of those tickets was purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prize to $11,373. The winning numbers for the Thursday, April 8, drawing were: 11, 17, 21, 29, 42 and 45. The XTRA Multiplier was: 03. By adding XTRA for an additional $1.00 per play, winners are able to multiply their non-jackpot prizes by the XTRA number drawn. The $6.5 million drawing will be held Monday, April 12, 2021. Read more →


CNB HUNTING/FISHING: Maryland Seeking New Committee Members for Black Bass Advisory Board

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources seeks new committee members for its Black Bass Advisory Committee. Black bass in Maryland includes largemouth bass and smallmouth bass. The Black Bass Advisory Committee (BBAC) was created in response to guidance from the Sport Fisheries Advisory Commission (SFAC). Its purpose is to explicitly provide the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and the SFAC advice on black bass fisheries matters. The BBAC receives agendas, meets virtually, discusses agenda topics, and develops consensus on motions that advise the Director of Fishing and Boating Services for the department on matters referenced by the Director. Meeting minutes are drafted following meetings that are held quarterly and are reported directly to SFAC, and uploaded to the department's website. Committee members will be expected... Read more →


COLLEGE SOFTBALL: ROWAN SOFTBALL EXTENDS WIN STREAK TO EIGHT

JERSEY CITY, NJ – The Rowan softball team extended its win streak to eight games after defeating conference opponent New Jersey City University, 13-1 and 11-0. Both contests were only five innings because of the eight-run rule. In the opener, Rowan compiled 13 hits and pitcher Emily August only allowed one. She struck four batters in two innings. Kelly Duffy (1-0) was on the mound for the final three innings and earned the victory. Seven players contributed with at least one RBI. Shortstop Payton MacNair, third baseman Breanna Bryant and left fielder Morgan Zane each totaled two hits, a double, two RBI and two runs. Catcher Korie Hague and first baseman Cat Thomas had two RBI apiece. Center fielder Rebecca Lombardo and Duffy both added... 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 →


Honest Paws: Why President Biden's Dog Keeps Acting Out

News of President Biden's dog having a rough adjustment to life in the White House came out last week, with the information that the dog bit someone inside the home, and did his outside business, well, inside. Only 3 Presidents (including Donald Trump) did not have a White House dog. So what's up? One vet gave us her opinion. "It’s not surprising that the Bidens’ dogs are having a bit of trouble adjusting to life in the White House. In fact, it would be more surprising if the dogs weren’t bothered at all. Think about the experience from a human perspective first: if you would find it stressful to move to another state, to another home much different than what you were used to, with... Read more →


CNB CONSUMER TIPS: Sixty Home Improvement Ideas In Sixty Seconds

For those who have an abundance of extra time on their hands due to the COVID19 isolation restrictions, which are keeping us at home, you may be ready to tackle those DIY projects after much procrastination. Using supplies around the house or by ordering those online, time may be productively spent on brightening up our homes, making those safer, more energy efficient and more enjoyable to live in. With a little ingenuity and creativity we can make some easy, low budget, long lasting, family-friendly changes. For those handy people who want to keep calm and carry on during the quarantine and like to tinker with tools, paint decoratively, spruce up kitchens and bathrooms, make better use of space or beautify their backyards, here are the... Read more →


OpenSecrets.org: McConnell battles corporate America after benefiting from business interests

Corporate America is clashing with GOP leaders over Georgia Republicans’ bill to overhaul voting laws, representing another break between the two forces that have long been closely aligned. MITCH MCCONNELL (Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) A slew of corporations have denounced the legislation over measures that civil rights groups argue that would restrict voting access for people of color. Delta Air Lines and Coca Cola, both headquartered in Georgia, are among some 100 companies to release statements opposing the bill. Major League Baseball moved its All-Star Game from Atlanta to Denver in response to outcry over the law. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) — a top beneficiary of political donations from business interests — made headlines this week when he issued a... 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 →


How to Make Traveling with Asthma Easy & Stress-Free

Having a chronic disease can interfere with several aspects of your regular life. It can become even more debilitating when you have a serious respiratory disorder, such as asthma. Whether you’re planning an outing with your friends or going on a solo vacation, the thought of having your next asthma attack always lingers at the back of your mind. But this doesn’t mean asthma should stop you from traveling and exploring faraway places. It’s a fairly common respiratory disorder that affects roughly 25 million people in the U.S. This means living a normal life and traveling with asthma shouldn’t be exceptionally difficult. However, if you have asthma, the thought of traveling to an unfamiliar place can send chills down your spine. What if the high... Read more →


The State of Maryland Opens "Special COVID19 Vaccine Clinic" Just for Latinos

While many Maryland residents wait patiently to receive their government-funded COVID-19 vaccine, the state’s two biggest counties—both illegal immigrant sanctuaries—have launched a “special clinic” to inoculate 600 Latinos a week. The exclusive operation will be stationed at the Adventist HealthCare facility in Takoma Park, which is situated in Montgomery County, Maryland’s most populous. The shots will also be offered to Latinos who live in nearby Prince George’s County. Recipients will be “preselected” by an area open borders group, Casa de Maryland, and a Latino Health Initiative launched by Montgomery County two decades ago. In a statement announcing the venture public officials claim that it will help overcome inequities in the vaccine rollout as well as general health disparities that plague poor minority communities. Judicial Watch... 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 →


Knight Foundation Invests $2.2 Million in Nine Projects to Advance Philly's Public Spaces

Nine projects will use Knight support to foster resident engagement and equity in Philadelphia neighborhoods PHILADELPHIA — April 8, 2021 — The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today announced a $2.2 million investment in nine Philadelphia projects. Knight Foundation’s new support will bolster local programs that advance equitable community development and digital innovation in city neighborhoods. In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic amplified a need for accessible public spaces and strategic digital engagement. In Philadelphia, Knight support will advance work to address these issues while also including residents in the design, programming and development of public spaces. “A truly thriving Philadelphia is an equitable Philadelphia,” said Ellen Hwang, Knight Foundation program director for Philadelphia. “Accessible public spaces are critical assets and places for our... 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 →


Guidelines for Newbies in Bitcoins

History If you are new to Bitcoin cryptocurrency then this article is a must for you to read. Before using anything it is very important to know about the risks associated with that. Same is applicable to the users of the Bitcoins cryptocurrencies so that they can prevent themselves from unfortunate and uncertain situations. Bitcoin cryptocurrency is very volatile and unstable in nature. This elusiveness of Bitcoin cryptocurrency makes it very risky and it is very compulsory for the users to know about the details of risk associated with the trading and marketing of the Bitcoin cryptocurrency. Logging in Bitcoins Login to Bitcoin to propensity is very easy and requires two step verification for proper security check and avoid malicious activities from unwanted uses. Once... Read more →


NJ Republicans Say Lockdown Not Stopping COVID19, 'Open Schools, Businesses Now'

Todd DeFeo / The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey Republicans want New Jersey schools and businesses to reopen, saying lockdowns are not slowing the spread of COVID-19. “Enough businesses have been destroyed, enough jobs have been lost by the Governor’s defenseless edicts, and continuing on that same path only ensures more economic and emotional pain,” state Sen. Michael Testa, R-Vineland, said in a statement. “We must end the failed policies that have suppressed life in the state. It’s about time to learn from the Administration’s mistakes and open up the economy.” Republicans point to an Associated Press report highlighting Johns Hopkins University data that found roughly half of the nation’s new COVID-19 came from five states, including New Jersey. neighboring Pennsylvania and... Read more →


Bitcoins: The New Buzzword

About the article In today's topic we will add to our lives the fact that why people are interested in Bitcoins to such a great extent. From the time it has been created for the first time in the supermarket Bitcoin currency has gained a lot of attention from the number of users you are from every corner of the universe. A lot of people have started investing in Bitcoin cryptocurrency and many have earned a lot. There are also a number of people who have no direct link between cryptocurrencies but enough to talk and write about Bitcoin currency. Hype of Bitcoins Even a person who has nothing to do with the virtual trading market can we send talking and debating about the credibility... Read more →


Philadelphia Principals' Union Holds 'Money Matters In Schools' Virtual Town Hall

PHILADELPHIA, April 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Teamsters Local 502/Commonwealth Association of School Administrators (CASA) members joined with political, community and labor leaders today for a virtual town hall for a discussion on the School District of Philadelphia's commitment to equity and the need for administrators to be part of the decision-making process when it comes to school spending and staffing. Teamsters Local 502/CASA members have called on the School District of Philadelphia to provide funding for five full-time positions that the union has deemed as "absolutely essential" at every Philadelphia school. The five centrally allocated positions include an assistant principal, a climate manager, a fully released literacy lead teacher, a fully released math lead teacher, and a fully released special education compliance monitor. "CASA members... Read more →


How Are People Forming Mining Pools For Getting Bitcoins: Digital Currencies

The greater the number of amateurs of cryptocurrencies who turn to mine pools, the more hazardous this method of mining is. It is straightforward. The possible gains rise in communication with the amount and render capacity of the members, such that other people will benefit from it in ways that are less than permissible or appropriate. Centralization of power, although an apparently normal competition-driven mechanism, caused Bitcoin to move away from how it was meant to be. You can visit the bitcoin prime review for more information. Are Mining Pools Safe? The way people used to mine gold in the past required a lot of dedication and hard work, people in the field of digital currency also have to mine for bitcoins or any other... Read more →