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Keeping Home Pool Water Safe During COVID-19 Crisis

Budd’s Pools & Spas Offers FREE At-Home Water Testing For Pools and Hot Tubs Deptford, N.J.—As pools get uncovered and the summer swimming season approaches, COVID-19 store closures have made testing of water safety difficult for home pool owners to obtain. In response Budd’s Pools & Spas in Deptford, N.J., is offering free at-home water testing. General Manager Chris Volk says he wants to make sure that area pool and hot tub owners continue to have access to professional testing and advice. "This is an... Read more →


WalletHub Study: NJ The State With The Worst Health Infrastructure for COVID-19

COVID-19 has exposed weaknesses in the country’s healthcare system, from supplies to staffing to bed counts, but issues have been far from uniform across the U.S. To find out which states were most prepared going into the pandemic, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on the States with the Best Health Infrastructure for Coronavirus, as well as accompanying videos. To identify which states have the best health infrastructure, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 14 key metrics. Our data set ranges from the... Read more →


*Six most common cockfighting techniques in the world

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 19, 2020)--There are all sorts of games that are played worldwide. Some games are physical and field-based, some are online, some games do not pay any gift or cash, and some provide cash winnings. Different gamers play different games according to their choices and preferences. Gambling is played by gamers who want to earn money along with the games. In gambling, people bet and earn money. It is a risky game, and you can lose money if you are a beginner with no knowledge... Read more →


NJ American Water 2020 Environmental Grant Recipients

Four community improvement projects receive more than $35,000 in environmental funding CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – MAY 5, 2020 – As water utility providers across the nation celebrate Drinking Water Week, New Jersey American Water is proud to announce the recipients of its 2020 Environmental Grant Program. This year, the company has awarded a total of $35,238 to four distinguished organizations and community groups within its service area that are engaged in sustainability projects to improve water source protection or watershed protection. Montclair State University’s New... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Offers Free Trees to Help Save Energy

Trees can help lower energy bills by 20 percent and provide a more relaxing environment MAYS LANDING, N.J. (April 24, 2020) – Atlantic City Electric is giving away more than 1,000 free trees to its residential customers through the Arbor Day Foundation’s Energy-Saving Trees program. Coming off the heels of Earth Day’s 50thAnniversary, this Earth-friendly and environmentally focused initiative helps customers conserve energy and reduce household energy use through strategic tree planting. As an added benefit, according to the National Wildlife Federation, research demonstrates that... Read more →


Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Rhode Island Considering Reopening Plans

By Dave Lemery | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday morning that he feels “the worst is over” when it comes to the ongoing coronavirus crisis that has enveloped his state and the nation, and he suggested that a coalition of six Northeast states would be making a joint announcement at 2 p.m. on plans to reopen the economy in the weeks and months to come. Speaking at his daily briefing on the pandemic, Cuomo said he... Read more →


Gloucester County Social Services to Serve Residents Online and by Phone

(Sewell, NJ)–The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Division of Social Services recognizes that receiving your benefits in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak is top priority for you and your family. In order to ensure you receive your benefits, a number of temporary changes have been put in place to serve you beginning March 18. “In order to encourage our County residents to engage in social distancing, the Division of Social Services is serving our individuals online and by phone only,” Freeholder... Read more →


The Point at Cape Henlopen Closes March 1 for 2020 for beach nesting season

LEWES, Del. –The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half-mile along the bay shoreline, will close Sunday, March 1, for the benefit of threatened and endangered beachnesters and migratory shorebirds, including red knot, piping plovers, oystercatchers, least terns, and other species. The Point’s nesting habitat on the ocean side will reopen Sept. 1. The bayside beach will remain closed until Oct. 1 for use by shorebirds migrating south for the winter. DNREC’s Divisions of Parks... Read more →


What Makes A School Great

(NAPSI)—Great learning environments elude easy definitions. They come in all different shapes—traditional public schools, public magnet schools, public charter schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling programs. Perhaps the best definition is this: A great school is one in which students are academically challenged, equipped to be a good citizens and persons, and inspired to greatness. Because children are different, you can best find a great school for your child when you have diverse options to consider. That could mean open enrollment in a public... Read more →


Celebrate Gloucester Catholic Pride on Maroon & Gold Day

By gostrum / January 2020 / Comments are Disabled GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--Join us in a celebration of Gloucester Catholic pride as GC will sponsor a Maroon & Gold Day Exposition on Saturday, February 8, 2020 in which Ram students will display their talents in the arts. During the day’s activities, come view beautiful art work displayed by Gloucester Catholic students, who are mentored by GCHS faculty member Mr. Dave Sipple. Art work will be on display on the first floor of the St. Mary’s Building... Read more →


Rutgers Dental School Receives Funding to Expand Care for Patients With Disabilities

By Carrie Stetler Rutgers School of Dental Medicine will get a $250,000 boost for the only dental clinic in the region that provides care to patients with disabilities and on the autism spectrum. Glenn Rosivack, interim chair of the dental school's Department of Pediatrics, says there are many barriers to dental care for special-needs patients. Photo: John Emerson The Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM) – which offers the only dental clinics in the region providing care to patients with disabilities – will be able... Read more →


Nothing is going to change for women until women demand change

. So…in 2020, DEMAND CHANGE. Support women running! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- CHICAGO – 1/2/2020 --- Formulating New Year’s Eve resolutions for 2020? RUN, a new independently produced TV show, has a suggestion for the feminists in the room: support women running for office using a “squad” mentality that defends, supports and amplifies women during their run! RUN has already transformed the campaign of one woman, Bushra Amiwala, who won her race for school board in IL in 2019 by a narrow margin with the... Read more →


Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package: Key To Fun In Philly This Holiday Season

Winter-Only Package Includes Free Hotel Parking & A Free Philadelphia Sightseeing Pass™ For Two Want visiting friends and relatives to enjoy a comfortable, relaxing, enjoyable holiday season in Philadelphia? Encourage them to book the Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package, a perks-packed deal that enables visitors to choose their own city adventure thanks to the inclusion of two free Philadelphia Sightseeing Passes — a first-time package perk. The hotel offer is available December 1, 2019 through February 29, 2020. “The Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package wraps... Read more →


9 Ways Going to Church Can Benefit Your Life

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Dec. 11, 2019)--While church attendance seems to be declining, and a mental health crisis is rising, many people may not realize the many benefits of attending church. Almost 20% of Americans report having no religious affiliation in 2018. This is more than double the 8% who had no preference just a decade earlier. Attending church has several benefits that may have you reconsidering your connection with a higher power. Read on to find out what they are. 1. Mental Health Benefits of Attending Church This... Read more →


Why Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer is Better Than Representing Yourself

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Dec. 8, 2019)--Over the years, an increasing number of claimants have been pursuing compensation for personal injury without the relevant legal representation. On paper, this process may often seem relatively simple – especially for ‘open and shut’ cases – but any personal injury claim can be a testing time for all parties involved, and representing yourself can be harder than you realize. Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer Most personal injury lawyers are reluctant to take a case on unless they are sure that it has... Read more →


Tips on Finding Professional Help with Your Debt

Gloucestercitynews.net (Dec. 6, 2019)--As soon as you take out a loan, you are in debt. The risk of defaulting and ruining your credit and even your life will be there until the last penny is paid off. A job loss, a death or an injury in your family – all of these tragedies can mean you go from having a great credit score and savings to being penniless with creditors banging at your door. Finding a debt specialist to help you deal with your debt... Read more →


Time for a Hero: Save a Life on Giving Tuesday

Veterans with TBIs are 155% more likely to take their own lives, with SOF at greatest risk. Under the VA, veterans with TBIs aren’t healing, they are dying in record numbers. Suicide rates tripled in 2018. Time For A Hero is stepping into the gap left by government’s failure.Our focus is on serving Special Operations Forces who’ve incurred one or more combat related brain injuries. Right now 221 SOF veterans have submitted applications to Time for a Hero - and the list grows longer every... Read more →


SURVEY SAYS! One-Third Of Americans Don’t Trust The Media

Around one-third of Americans don’t trust that the media’s reporting is based on factual information, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and USAFacts. The poll, released Nov. 20, asked Americans “how often” they think each of the questions asked “are based on factual information.” It found that about two in 10 – or less – Americans trust that the media’s reporting is based on facts. Only 21% of Americans always or often trust the media and 47%... Read more →


Dept of Labor Cited Aruvil International of Pennsauken for Repeat Violations of Safety and Health Laws

PENNSAUKEN, NJ (October 22, 2019)-– The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has again cited Aruvil International Inc. for multiple workplace violations – including four willful safety citations - at the company's Pennsauken, New Jersey, facility. The commercial and residential fencing company faces $370,298 in penalties. OSHA initiated an inspection in April 2019, as a follow-up to a prior inspection. OSHA cited Aruvil International Inc. for willfully violating federal standards related to lockout/tag out procedures to prevent machine startup, machine guards... Read more →


NJ Democratic Committee Launches Spanish Website to Keep Hispanic/Latino's Informed

TRENTON, NJ – October 16, 2019 – The New Jersey Democratic State Committee (NJDSC) has launched a Spanish language version of its website to keep the state’s fast growing Hispanic and Latino communities informed about the party’s efforts to build a stronger and fairer state, and to better organize these voters to support Democratic candidates. New Jersey is home to the seventh largest Hispanic population in the country. In New Jersey, that number represents almost 20 percent of the state’s inhabitants. Among this group, there... Read more →


NJBIA Statement on First Anniversary of NJ's Economic Plan

NJBIA President & CEO Michele Siekerka, Esq., made the following statement on Tuesday regarding the one-year anniversary of the release of Gov. Phil Murphy's economic plan. "Through the first year of the plan, the administration has taken some much needed steps to put New Jersey on the path to regain its stature as the Innovation State. This is a vision shared by NJBIA, recognizing New Jersey's location, workforce and infrastructure. "NJBIA appreciates the administration's efforts to review and improve the state's economic incentive programs, which... Read more →


Paint Protection Film or Ceramic Coating - which is right for you?

Gloucestercitynews.net(August 22, 2019)--When comparing the different options available for the best paint protection for your vehicle, you want to make the most practical and reliable investment. It’s also important to understand that the term ‘Paint Protection’ is a very broad statement, which covers a number of technologies. The two main choices available for anybody looking to protect their vehicle’s paint are paint protection film and chemical or ceramic coatings – both are formidable options, and both also have their pros and cons, as with every... Read more →


ACENDA Integrated Health Receives $45,000 Grant from United Way of Gloucester County for Older Adults

GLASSBORO, NJ (August 7, 2019) – Acenda Integrated Health has been awarded a $45,000 grant from the United Way of Gloucester County (UWGC) to support its Older Adult Services program, an in-home mental health treatment program designed specifically to support adults age 60 and older as well as their family caregivers. "Adults over the age of 60, who are homebound due to medical limitations, are increasingly at-risk for depression and suicide. With limited or no access to mental health services, Acenda's Older Adult Services program,... Read more →


Delaware Reports First Case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis for 2019

Mosquito bite avoidance and precautions encouraged DOVER (Aug. 2, 2019) – Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a potentially serious illness, has been detected in sentinel chickens monitored for mosquito-transmitted diseases in Delaware, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife Mosquito Control Section announced today. The Delaware Division of Public Health Laboratory reported to DNREC that four chickens recently tested positive for EEE from three of the 20 sentinel chicken stations monitored by Mosquito Control. The three stations are located in southwestern New Castle County, east-central Kent County,... Read more →


New Road Construction Management of Cherry HillHonored

by New Jersey Association of School Business Officials Robbinsville, N.J. – The New Jersey Association of School Business Officials (NJASBO) presented Cherry Hill-based New Road Construction Management with an Honorable Mention for its 2019 Associate Business Members Partner of the Year Award. NJASBO presents this annual award to companies that have gone above and beyond to assist the school districts with which they work. Haddonfield School District Business Administrator/Board Secretary Stephen Burns nominated New Road for the award. According to Burns, New Road was hired... Read more →


Free Dementia Training for Gloucester County First Responders

Expert to cover successful approaches, communication tools, and problem solving skills PITMAN, N.J. — July 7, 2019 - Consider the range of unpredictable situations first responders face each day. About 51 million Americans are age 65 and over while about 5.8 million live with some type of dementia. These statistics drastically increase first responders’ chances not only, of encountering older adults, but also those with cognitive impairments. As an educational public service, United Methodist Communities at Pitman is offering a free Dementia Training on Wednesday,... Read more →


What is Rolex President Watch? What is the Difference between Rolex Day Date Watch and Rolex President Watch?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 6, 2019)--Rolex Day Date Watches are luxury watches which is first automatic watch available in 18k gold and platinum materials. It was debuted in 1956 as the Rolex premium line. In most prominent features, the watch that has the date and day of the week displayed on the dial. This watch model was sported by the American president, Lyndon Johnson, and due to the great interest of the United States President, The Rolex Day-Date was named as "The President Watch". From that time, this... Read more →


3 Clear Signs You Hired the Wrong Toronto Criminal Defence Lawyer

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 4, 2019)--They often say that hiring a cheap criminal lawyer is the most expensive purchase you will ever make, and there’s a lot of truth to that. Whether you’re dealing with an impaired driving case, assault, fraud, or have been wrongly accused, having a skilled criminal lawyer that actually cares about you and your case is all that matters. Unfortunately, too many criminal defence lawyers are better at looking the part than acting it. Here are some of the signs that you’re dealing with... Read more →


Meet the Congressman Defending Questionable Tax Breaks for a Company Connected to His Rich Brother

After multiple issues have surfaced with Holtec International’s New Jersey tax break application, Rep. Donald Norcross, its biggest congressional supporter (and the brother of a Holtec board member) is playing defense. by Susan Schmidt, special to ProPublica July 2, 5 a.m. EDT Rep. Donald Norcross speaks during a press conference in 2017. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as... Read more →


How To Improve Your Office Space

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 2, 2019)--As a business owner or entrepreneur, you should make sure that your office space is crafted in such a way that motivates and inspires people and is conducive for productivity. The workplace environment plays a huge role in the employees’ quality of work, and even mood. It is for this precise reason that you should learn how to improve your office space. You can start by the layout. Of course, this will be affected by how much space you are able to work... Read more →


How to use your Washing Machine

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 30, 2019)--If you are planning to invest in a new washing machine, you should know more than just the cleaning part. First, you have to decide on the type of washing machine you prefer. It could be an old-style top loader, a top loader that lacks an agitator, and so on. When it comes to budgeting, a standard machine would cost around $400 to above $1,700. Ensure the machine you choose has cleaning features that will benefit you. Here's what to consider when it... Read more →


A Gift Guide For The Sports Fanatic

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 10, 2019)--Whether you need to buy a present for a birthday, for Christmas or for another special occasion, finding a gift for someone special in your life can be a real challenge. The good news is that if they are a sports fan, there are loads of different options that you can choose from. Whether that special someone loves baseball, basketball or football, or maybe something a little different, here are some top ideas that are going to help you make your loved one’s... Read more →


Crisis and suicide prevention services struggle with demand after celebrity suicides

NIH study identifies importance of support for critical suicide prevention services. All suicide deaths in the United States in the 30-days before and after August 11: 2012, 2013, and 2014. The day of Robin Williams’ suicide (August 11) is marked by the vertical dashed line. 2014 suicides are drawn in black; 2012 & 2013 in grey. Horizontal dashed lines represent 30-day averages pre and post suicide.2019 American Psychiatric Association. The United States may lack the resources needed to meet increases in demand for suicide prevention... Read more →


Atlantic City Rail Line & Princeton Branch will Resume May 12

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – NJ TRANSIT has accelerated the restoration of service on the Atlantic City Rail Line (ACRL) and Princeton Branch (Dinky), announcing that both rail services will resume on Sunday, May 12th. The new date is nearly two weeks ahead of the agency’s target date and fulfills the commitment to have these services operating prior to Memorial Day weekend. “Our economy relies upon our residents getting where they need to go reliably and safely, and Governor Christie’s nearly decade-long mismanagement of NJ TRANSIT... Read more →


William Paterson University to host New Jersey Journalism Hall of Fame

WAYNE, N.J. – The William Paterson College of the Arts and Communication and the New Jersey chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists announced today that William Paterson University will become the home of the New Jersey Journalism Hall of Fame. The inaugural induction will take place during the William Paterson chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists Awards Ceremony. The ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Hobart Hall, which houses the William Paterson University Communication Department. Tickets for this... Read more →