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Rutgers University, Joins Harvard and MIT , In Lawsuit Against ICE

Will file as amicus on Monday; first hearing on Tuesday Rutgers University President Jonathan Holloway today announced that the university will join as an amicus in the lawsuit filed by Harvard University and MIT to block the imposition of new rules that would be draconian for international students and devastating to colleges and universities across the country. The new guidance proposed by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Monday would prohibit international students from taking course loads that are delivered entirely remotely and... Read more →


Getting around Canberra

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 12, 2020)--Visiting Canberra is truly a great experience. The Australian capital has the best of both worlds: the renowned world of modern architecture and the wondrous natural reserves and bushlands. No matter what your choice of activities is, you can find something that suits you in Canberra. There are many landmarks to visit too, but how do you get around them if you don’t have a car? Here are some options. Public Transportation There are public buses that can go through town centers and... Read more →


CNB Travel: Major Attractions Begin To Reopen in Philly

PHILADELPHIA, July10, 2020 – With Philadelphia easing into reopening, some of the city’s most family-friendly tourist attractions are beginning to open their doors again, with additional attractions scheduled to follow throughout the month. This week alone, the Philadelphia Zoo, The Franklin Institute, Franklin Square and One Liberty Observation Deckwill start welcoming visitors again, following recent openings for Philly by Segway, Longwood Gardens, the Brandywine River Museum of Art and Peddler’s Village. At many of the attractions, visitor capacity is limited and advanced reservations are required,... Read more →


Dog-to-Human Aging Comparisons Refremaned

NIH researchers Comparing epigenetic differences between humans and domestic dogs provides an emerging model of aging. One of the most common misconceptions is that one human year equals seven dog years in terms of aging. However, this equivalency is misleading and has been consistently dismissed by veterinarians. A recent study, published in the journal Cell Systems(link is external), lays out a new framework for comparing dog-to-human aging. In one such comparison, the researchers found the first eight weeks of a dog’s life is comparable to... Read more →


CNB Hunting PA: Apply Today for Antlerless Deer License

Pennsylvania resident hunters: It’s almost time to put those pink envelopes in the mail to apply for the first round of 2020-21 antlerless deer licenses! Here’s the complete 2020 schedule: 🔸July 13 – Residents; 🔸July 20 – Nonresidents; 🔸Aug. 3 – Unsold, 1st Round; 🔸Aug. 17 – Unsold, 2nd Round. 🔸 Just a reminder, to apply for an anterless deer license, you will have to purchase a new valid hunting license beforehand. 🔸 All antlerless deer license applications must be mailed to a county treasurer... Read more →


Mike Giannulis Shares Some Effective Cost-Cutting Tips for Safeguarding Your Business during an Economic Downturn

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 11, 2020)--When the economy is healthy and functioning in a robust fashion, it is quite natural for most businesses to focus their attention on boosting sales. However, when there is an economic recession, times become challenging and businesses focus their attention on shifts. Most businesses examine the way their business is functioning while encountering challenging options on ways to sustain and preserve the organization. When businesses are finding it difficult to survive or sustain an economic downturn, they are determined to use one of... Read more →


Guest Opinion: BPU Wants To Raise Your Rates If You Used Less Power During Pandemic

NJ Sierra Club At last week’s BPU meeting, the board voted on Docket No. AO20060471 – In the Matter of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities’ Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. This would allow the state’s gas, electric and investor-owned water and wastewater utilities to establish a regulatory asset that would allow the affected utilities an opportunity to defer incremental COVID-19 related expenses. This includes additional costs from employees working from home as well as revenue lost during the pandemic. These utilities would be... Read more →


Why you should carry out police checks when recruiting new staff

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 11, 2020)--Background checks should be a part of just about every employer's recruiting and hiring process. The checks can range from consulting with references to checking a police check. If your employees have contact with the public or financial transactions, you should be particularly thorough about your background checks to avoid negligent hiring claims. Onboarding new employees is an exciting time for organizations. New people bring fresh ideas and new opportunities to a role and to teams. Yet, despite all the positive benefits of... Read more →


When Schools Reopen in New Jersey, Will Teachers Play Hooky?

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. JOHN MOONEY | JULY 10, 2020 | Some educators want state to more clearly map out what school will look like in the fall before committing to coming back A great deal has been said about reopening New Jersey schools in the fall while ensuring that children remain healthy and safe. But worries are also... Read more →


Port Condition Whiskey for the Port of Delaware Bay and New Jersey

PHILADELPHIA–JULY 10, 2020– The Captain of the Port, Delaware Bay, set modified Port Condition WHISKEY for the New Jersey and Delaware area due to the potential for severe weather from Tropical Storm Fay in the next 24 hours. The Captain of the Port has determined the Delaware shore, Delaware Bay, and New Jersey shore areas will likely experience heavy rains, gale-force winds, increased seas and surf. Members of the port community should take adequate precautions and review the Severe Weather Contingency Plan. Ports are currently... Read more →


Make big money from fixing and flipping houses

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 10,2020)--Across Gloucester City, South Jersey, and Philadelphia, there are tons of big, beautiful homes with even bigger price tags. Some homes may have gone unloved for a few years or even decades. These homes might not be attracting many house buyers, but they’re full of potential for anybody who wants to invest in a renovation project. Here’s how to make money by fixing and flipping houses. Choose the right property for you The most important first decision to make before you even view any... Read more →


You Can Now Buy All-American Gold Nuggets Online

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 10, 2020)--Due to the higher quality and ease of availability, Australian gold nuggets are preferred in general over those from any other nation. Even in the US, Australian nuggets are generally held in higher regard than their American counterparts, but those who are more inclined to support the American economy through and through can now choose to buy All American gold nuggets online. This is also relevant to collectors since international importation has ceased for the time being. Understanding the Uniqueness of Gold Nuggets... Read more →


5 Tips for Building Trust with Your Customers

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 10, 2020)--Before someone spends their hard-earned money with you, they’ve first got to trust you. If there isn’t this trust, then people are always going to be wary about dealing with your business. Building trust is a process, though, and there are some simple steps you can take to help build strong relationships with your customers. These 5 tips will not only help build trust, but also allow you to convert more leads, and keep customers coming back time and again. Show You Take... Read more →


Judicial Watch Sues for Biden's Senate Records

WASHINGTON DC--“Let’s say he [Biden] wins this November… that means decades will pass before we can see these documents,” said Tom Fitton, head of Judicial Watch in last week’s Weekly Update regarding the lawsuit for the ex-VP’s records. Gloucestercitynews.net files Judicial Watch is “in court right now in Delaware to find out the full truth about Biden’s record as US senator,” Fitton states. Judicial Watch first requested the documents through an April 30, 2020 FOIA request, but was met with resistance from the University of... Read more →


Why Online Casinos Are Investing In Mobile Casino Gaming

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 10, 2020)The online gambling industry is one of the most innovative and competitive sectors in the world. Finding what the consumers want is one of the necessities for online casinos. This has led to the development of mobile casinos and apps that allow players to gamble on the go. There are various reasons as to why online casinos are investing big in mobile casino technology. Read on to know more about them. Changing consumer preference The generations are changing and the way people view... Read more →


Two Delaware Residents Indicted for Robbery of American Sportsman Dealer; 35 Firearms Stolen

WILMINGTON, Del. – On July 7, 2020, a federal grand jury indicted Nahsiem McIntosh, 21 years old, and Derris Lloyd, 35, both of Wilmington, Delaware, for offenses related to the May 31, 2020, burglary of the American Sportsman, a federal firearms dealer in Newark, Delaware. According to the Indictment, 35 firearms were stolen. McIntosh and Lloyd are charged with: (1) theft of firearms from a federal firearms licensee and aiding and abetting the theft; (2) possession of a firearm by a prohibited person; and (3)... Read more →


Officer Down: Chief Deputy Lee Weber Presumed Drowned Trying To Save His Son

Chief Deputy Lee Weber HUGHES COUNTY, SD-Chief Deputy Lee Weber is presumed to have drowned in the Missouri River two miles north of Fort Pierre while attempting to rescue his 8-year-old son who had fallen out of a moving boat. Multiple agencies are involved in search and recovery efforts for his body. Chief Deputy Weber dove into the water without a life jacket in an attempt to reach his son but was swept away by the current. His son was rescued by other nearby boaters.... Read more →


Guest Opinion: NYC and Chicago Mayors Must Go

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how much the mayors of New York City and Chicago have in common: THE WORST! New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot share a similar record on their handling of violence, public health and religious liberty. Both are a disgrace. Over the 4th of July weekend, 19 persons died of COVID-19 in New York City. During that same period, 64 people were shot and 10 were killed. In Chicago,... Read more →


Economic Impact Payment Card Coming

by Cristina Miranda Consumer Education Specialist, FTC (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 8, 2020)--Did you get an Economic Impact Payment VISA debit card in the mail from the U.S. Department of the Treasury? If you did, you might get a letter from Treasury this week, reminding you to activate your card. Treasury’s letter gives you instructions on how to activate the card. Once you do that, you can get cash or use it anywhere that accepts VISA debit cards. Or, you can also transfer the money from your EIP... Read more →


Lebanon Valley College #1 in Pennsylvania for Getting a Job

ANNVILLE, PA (07/08/2020) For the third consecutive year, career guidance site Zippia identified Lebanon Valley College as #1 among all colleges and universities in Pennsylvania in its listing of "The Best Colleges in Each State for Getting a Job 2020." LVC's placement rate is 95.63%, which was #5 for all U.S. colleges and universities. Zippia used the U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard to search "for the college in each state with the highest listed job placement numbers ten years after graduation." Zippia noted, "With... Read more →


Pre-Order Tom Fitton’s New Judicial Watch Book ‘A Republic Under Assault’

(Washington, DC) Judicial Watch announced today Judicial Watch President and New York Times bestselling author Tom Fitton’s latest book, “A Republic Under Assault, the Left’s Ongoing Attack on American Freedom” is available for pre-order (https://www.judicialwatchbook.com/). In this explosive new book, New York Times bestselling author and president of Judicial Watch Tom Fitton explains how the Radical Left and the Deep State are trying to destroy the Trump presidency. Tom Fitton’s first two New York Times bestselling books, "The Corruption Chronicles" and "Clean House", exposed the... Read more →


Schedule for the New Jersey Last Dance Tournament

(BROOKLAWN, NJ)--There are 222 teams playing in the New Jersey Last Dance tournament. made up of high school players and recent high school graduates . The tournament begins July 14 and runs through July 31. The championship game Gloucestercitynews.net files will be played at Arm and Hammer Stadium, Trenton, home of the New York Yankees Class AA affiliate Trenton Thunder United States Specialty Sports Association, a Florida-based governing body, is sanctioning the tournament, which is not affiliated with the NJSIAA or any of the statewide... Read more →


Deadspin: This is Going Great - Where the MLB Stands with COVID

(Gloucestercitynews.net)"On Friday, MLB triumphantly announced that only 1.2 percent of its first round of COVID tests returned a positive result. That sounds great until you realize that’s 38 whole people — 31 players and 7 staffers. And that’s BEFORE camps even got underway and before every team completes its testing. Let’s check in with baseball and see how things went over the weekend: On Saturday, we learned that four members of the Atlanta Braves tested positive for COVID, including star first baseman Freddie Freeman, who... Read more →


Can You Past The U.S. Citizenship Test ?

100 Civics Questions and Answers with MP3 Audio (English version) The 100 civics (history and government) questions and answers for the naturalization test are listed below. The civics test is an oral test and the USCIS Officer will ask the applicant up to 10 of the 100 civics questions. An applicant must answer 6 out of 10 questions correctly to pass the civics portion of the naturalization test. On the naturalization test, some answers may change because of elections or appointments. As you study for... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: K9 Thorr Killed in Auto Crash

THORR Henry County Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Thursday, January 9, 2020 HENRY COUNTY, GA.--K9 Thorr was killed when the patrol car he was riding in collided with a tractor-trailer on I-75 near mile marker 206 in Spalding County. His and another officer were on patrol and were making a U-turn in a median turnaround. As they entered back into traffic the patrol car was struck by a tractor-trailer. K9 Thorr was killed as a result of the collision. Both officers and the driver... Read more →


White perch Fishing is in a Summertime Swing Around the Middle Bay, Look Near Shoreline Rocks, Cast Small Spinners

Maryland Fishing Report – July 8 by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources This is a marvelous time of year to enjoy Maryland’s outdoors, and recreational crabbing is just one way to get onto the quiet tidal creeks and rivers of the Chesapeake Bay. Fishing the Chesapeake Bay is a time-honored tradition. While anglers often set their sights on striped bass there are several other species which provide just as much if not more excitement. Join the Maryland Department of Natural Resources July 9... Read more →


TRANSMISSION REBUILD VS. REPLACE

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 8, 2020)--Everybody knows experiencing difficulty with a vehicle's transmission can be expensive and distressing. At the point when your vehicle quits working appropriately and you notice that something isn't right, the most disappointing part is making sense of what has occurred and choosing if you need a transmission rebuild vs replace. Realizing the distinction can be confounding yet it doesn't need to be. Diagnostics Are Everything When you have arrived at the resolution that it's really the transmission that should be fixed, this can... Read more →


Spousal Benefits: Calculation For Social Security

image courtesy of Pinterest by Michael Morelli (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 8, 2020)--Social Security spousal benefits are considered to be the most confusing benefit since they are actually a family benefit. However, the calculation of the benefit is even more complicated. First, we will try to determine whether you are eligible to use the benefit to your advantage. To qualify for Social Security spousal benefits: It is essential for you and your spouse to be at least 62 years of age Both of you must be married for... Read more →


Home Country: Remembering The Summer of '74

CNBNews contributor “You know it has to be summer,” said Dud, “when you see lizards carrying canteens.” There were nods of agreement going on around the round table at the Mule Barn coffee shop. “Puts me in mind,” said Herb, “of that summer back in ’74. You remember that one?” Everyone but Dud nodded. In 1974, Dud wasn’t yet a twinkle of his parents’ eyes. “Fried an egg on the hood of Doc’s car, we did,” said Herb, grinning. “Sunny side up, right, Doc?” “That’s... Read more →


Democrats Funding Bill Includes Provision to Remove Statues, Allow DACA Dreamers to Work in Congress, Pay Increases

JAKE DIMA CONTRIBUTOR (WASHINGTON, DC)(JULY 8, 2020)--Confederate statues would be removed from the Capitol under a provision included in the Democrat House Appropriations Committee’s 2021 draft budget bill released Monday. The nearly $4.2 billion funding proposal would mandate the removal of monuments to Confederate generals and would also call into question those statues of people who have “unambiguous records of racial intolerance,” according to a press release from the Appropriations Committee The architects of the bill consider former 19th century vice president John Calhoun, as... Read more →


United Methodist Communities Certified as a Great Place to Work®

NEPTUNE, N.J., July 6, 2020 — Great Place to Work Institute has certified United Methodist Communities (UMC), a New Jersey-based senior living provider, as a Great Place to Work®. To determine the Best Workplaces in Aging Services, Great Place to Work analyzed anonymous survey feedback representing 223,183 employees working in Senior Housing & Care and At-Home Care in the Aging Services industry in the United States. To be considered, companies had to meet the Great Place to Work-Certified standard. To ensure survey results truly represent... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: K9 Hondo Shot and Killed

K9 HONDO Herriman City Police Department, Utah End of Watch Thursday, February 13, 2020 HERRIMAN CITY, UTAH--K9 Hondo was shot and killed while attempting an apprehension of a wanted subject in the area of 445 East and 300 South in downtown Salt Lake City shortly before midnight. K9 Hondo and his handler were assisting the U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team serve the warrant. The wanted parolee exited an apartment and pulled out a handgun as he fled on foot. As K9 Hondo attempted... Read more →


CNB Travel: The Icy Slopes of Matterhorn Mountain at Disneyland Park

– by Joshua Sudock, Disneyland Resort Photographer Usually when I’m taking photos around Disneyland park, I keep my lens focused “inside the berm,” as we say around here, which means everything that’s inside the wooden berm that surrounds the park. On occasion, though, our guest experiences – particularly the taller ones – give a glimpse beyond the berm, yet they still blend seamlessly with the natural wonders around us here in Southern California. In February 2019, after a heavy rain at Disneyland Resort and snowstorm... Read more →


BATTLE BREWING OVER ‘MILLIONAIRES GIVEAWAY’ & OTHER TAX CUTS IN NEXT COVID-19 RELIEF BILL

Urban Uprisings Highlight Need to Focus COVID-19 Financial Aid on State & Local Public Services & Help for Unemployed Not Handouts to Wealthy & Corporations WASHINGTON—Emblematic of the racial and social injustice sparking protests across America, the first big COVID-19 relief act (the CARES Act) passed in March contained a huge tax cut for wealthy business owners Gloucestercitynews.net files and relatively meager funding of critical services provided by state and local governments. Since then state and local unemployment has spiked due to the economic crisis,... Read more →