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CONSUMER TIP: What to do when someone steals your identity/video

September 25, 2020 by Traci Armani Consumer Education Specialist, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC Did someone use your personal information to open up a new mobile account or credit card? Or maybe buy stuff with one of your existing accounts? Or did they file for unemployment or taxes in... Read more →


Report Released on State of Cancer in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA -- As recent racial justice protests and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic illuminate the role that structural racism and socioeconomic factors play in the health of Americans, significant disparities may be found in cancer rates and outcomes, according to “State of Cancer in Philadelphia,” a report issued this week from... Read more →


New Study: Mortality Rates Declining for Lung Cancer Patients

(August 15, 2020)--According to a new study, mortality rates from the most common lung cancer, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), have fallen sharply in the United States in recent years, due primarily to recent advances in treatment. The study was led by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of... Read more →


Say It Isn't So! Philadelphia Public League Suspends All Sports

PHILADELPHIA PA (August 12, 2020)--The Philadelphia Public League has announced that all Interscholastic Sports will be canceled from now up until January 1, 2021. Below is the League's Statement: “In accordance with Governor Wolf’s recommendations that were made on August 6th, the Philadelphia Public League will be suspending all interscholastic athletic... Read more →


Assurance maladie collective Qu'est-ce qu'un régime d'assurance maladie collective?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 30, 2020)--Les régimes d'assurance-maladie collectifs offrent une couverture à un groupe de membres, généralement composé d'employés de l'entreprise ou de membres d'une organisation. Les membres du groupe santé reçoivent généralement une assurance à un coût réduit car le risque de l'assureur est réparti sur un groupe d'assurés. Il existe de... Read more →


NJBIA to Testify Against Health Insurance Plan Tax that Will Raise Premiums   

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association is urging two legislative committees today to vote against a proposed $300 million health insurance tax that would increase costs for businesses, nonprofits and ultimately all employees who pay a portion of their healthcare premiums. The bills, S-2676/A-4389, would impose a new 2.75% state... Read more →


LTPD Alert: - Fireworks Consumer Brief

FIREWORKS consumer brief Gloucestercitynews.net files On the 4th of July, Independence Day, Americans celebrate their patriotism with family reunions, picnics and beautiful displays of fireworks nationwide. Unfortunately, every year, this happy celebration turns into tragedy for many Americans due to the unsafe and illegal use of fireworks. Fireworks displays must be... Read more →


Growth in Tree Canopy in Philadelphia Shows Decrease in Human Mortality

Philadelphia, PA, June, 2020 - The first city-wide health impact assessment of the estimated effects of a tree canopy initiative on premature mortality in Philadelphia suggests that increased tree canopy could prevent between 271 and 400 premature deaths per year. The study by Michelle Kondo, a Philadelphia-based research social scientist with... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Ready for Summer

With several impactful storms already this year, customers should take steps to prepare for storms and hurricanes that often come with summer MAYS LANDING, N.J. (June 10, 2020) – Even amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Atlantic City Electric has been performing essential work to prepare the local energy grid to meet increased... Read more →


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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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.... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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.... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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;... 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... 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... Read more →


Mortgage Fraudster Caused Victims to Lose Out on Dream of Homeownership

Futures Foreclosed The pitch sounded enticing: for an upfront fee, real estate “investor” Hasan Hussain promised to find clients the homes of their dreams or negotiate the loans of existing homeowners struggling to pay their mortgages. Yet Hussain did neither of those things. He simply took his victims’ money—depriving them of... Read more →


PROPER CARE OF EDGED TOOLS IS THE SUBJECT OF TALK/DEMONSTRATION

AT OLD PINE FARM NATURAL LANDS TRUST SUNDAY, MARCH 17 CNBNewsnet |March 8, 2019 Join Charles White and Freddie Patane at Old Pine Farm Natural Lands Trust for our “Walk in the Wild” on Sunday, March 17th at 2 p.m. for a workshop on the Proper Care of Edged Tools. Edged... Read more →


NJBIA Urges Governor Murphy to Veto Stormwater Tax Legislation

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association continues to call for a veto of legislation that will lead to undefined fees on overburdened New Jersey residents and businesses based on the amount of impervious surface on their properties. S-1073 is now on Governor Murphy's desk. While there are differences of opinion... Read more →


4 Home DIY Ideas For Beginners

When it comes to doing DIY at home there are a number of things that you can do to make your project stand out from any other. We shall take a look at some of the areas within the home that you could have a go at decorating/updating yourself. 1. Painting... Read more →


THE SOUNDS OF DISCO LIVE AT HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO ATLANTIC CITY SUNDAYS

Atlantic City, NJ (February 25, 2019) – Beginning Sunday, March 10, visitors to Atlantic City will have a chance to see and hear for themselves what made Disco so special when Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic Citypresents Disco Live, an Allen Valentine production, with performances every Sunday at 4 p.m.... Read more →


CNB PET NEWS: Cat & Dog CPR

1 Check for breathing and a heartbeat… Check to see if the pet is breathing and check for a heartbeat. If you do not see your pet’s chest moving and cannot find a heartbeat, begin CPR with chest compressions. 2 Give chest compressions… Place your hands on your pet as follows:... Read more →