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Philadelphia's Sensory-Friendly Attractions & Performances

At more than 200 years old,The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is America's Oldest natural history museum. Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA Philly Venues & Groups Offer Programming For People With Sensory Sensitivity PHILADELPHIA PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Inclusivity is embedded in the original promise of Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection. Today, the region keeps... Read more →


Political News: Joe Sestak, The Democratic Presidential Candidate

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Check out this Quartz profile: “Not your average Joe… Meet the intriguing presidential candidate you haven’t seen on the debate stage." "You may not know Joe Sestak, though he is running for president of the United States. But wherever you’re from in the world, the Democratic candidate has likely been to, or at least seriously considered, your region of the... Read more →


Tips on clothes shopping with your tween or teen

Back-to-school shopping with your tween or teen can be fun and educational if you start with a plan. by: Marian Wilde | August 18, 2019 GreatSchools.org The secret to successful back-to-school shopping is planning. Before you grab your checkbook and jump into the car, set aside some time to: Take inventory. Start by weeding out all the clothes that are... Read more →


*The Admiral's Tavern at the Independence Seaport Museum

Fridays and Saturdays through the end of September PHILADELPHIA PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Kick back on summer nights with stunning views of the Ben Franklin Bridge and a cold drink in hand, all while aboard the oldest steel warship afloat in the world. The Admiral's Tavern beer garden (21+) is popping up again on Cruiser Olympia at Independence Seaport Museum every Friday and... Read more →


DNREC’s Division of Climate, Coastal & Energyseeks applicants for new NOAA estuary research fellowship

A researcher, research intern, and scholar conduct sediment core sampling in the salt marsh at the St. Jones Estuary in Dover. DNREC staff photo. DOVER, DELAWARE (GLOUCESTERCITYNEWS.NET) (August 2019) – The Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve, administered through DNREC’s Division of Climate, Coastal & Energy, is seeking applicants for a new two-year fellowship sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric... Read more →


What Is Sexual Harassment?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 19, 2019)--As the name suggests, this is a kind of gender-based discrimination that takes place at work. Statistically speaking, it is women that bear the brunt of sexual harassment at work. However, sexism cuts across all genders. And it does not matter your sexual orientation either, or your ranking in the corporate ladder; virtually everyone can be a victim... Read more →


PA Hits Record Handle; Online Sports Books take in Majority of Action

July’s bets reach $59.3 million, but with new online sports books and opening of football, new high water mark won’t last long (LAS VEGAS) — Pennsylvania’s online sportsbooks accounted for the majority of the state’s bets for the first time in July, propelling the sports betting industry to another record handle. But with more operators expected to go online in... Read more →


“Universal” Background Checks Aren’t as Universally Popular as You’ve Been Led to Believe

NRA-ILA Advocates of so-called “universal” background checks constantly cite their own polling data to claim that the vast majority of Americans support these measures. But, when these measures have actually been presented to voters, support is nothing close to universal. Take for example the background check ballot initiatives on the 2016 ballots in Maine and Nevada. o Everytown for Gun... Read more →


10 Popular Board Games Of The 90s

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 19, 2019)--If you grew up in the 90s then you must have a lot of memories of playing out in the sun, in the mud, probably barefoot not caring about the latest smartphones with high tech and multi feature digital games. It was a good period to grow up in, just before technology and the internet took over the... Read more →


A Night with Janis Joplin

(Philadelphia, PA, August 15, 2019) (Gloucestercitynews.net) – Janis Joplin exploded onto the music scene in 1967 and, almost overnight, became the queen of Rock ‘N’ Roll. In A Night with Janis Joplin, presented at the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus’ Merriam Theater on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 7:30 p.m., Tony Award® nominee Mary Bridget Davies and a remarkable cast take... Read more →


Real Estate Investor Guilty of Bribing Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office Employee Sentenced

PHILADELPHIA (Gloucestercitynews.net)– United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Behzad Sabagh, 37, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was sentenced today to 1 month imprisonment, 9 months house arrest as part of 3 years supervised release, $30,000 fine and $100 special assessment plus costs of prosecution by United States District Judge Wendy Beetlestone. Sabagh pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to... Read more →


*18th Annual Heroes to Hero Run Oct. 12

18th Annual Heroes to Hero 5-K Run/Walk Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 9:00am A time to honor and remember Tom, Jim and John who gave their lives in the tragic house fire on July 4, 2002, Gloucester City, NJ. Join their firefighter brothers, family, and friends in a day of remembrance and celebration of their lives. $3,000 in cash and... Read more →


American Legion WS #8: North Dakota over North Carolina 4-1

By Jeremy Field In a game with plenty of opportunities for both teams, it was Fargo, N.D., Post 2 which capitalized in a 4-1 victory over Randolph County, N.C., Post 45. The offenses were busy early in this one with constant chances for both teams. It only took three batters for Fargo to make an impact in the top of... Read more →


New Border Wall Project Completed in San Diego

Courtesy Photo U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Public Affairs - Visual Communications Division WASHINGTON (Gloucestercitynews.net)– On August 9, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), completed construction on approximately 14 miles of new border wall system in U.S. Border Patrol’s (USBP) San Diego Sector in California. This project,... Read more →


"THE OFFICE! A MUSICAL PARODY" AT THE MERRIAM THEATER

(Philadelphia, PA, August 15, 2019) – Singing! Dancing! Paper! The hit NBC satirical TV series The Office is heading to Philadelphia for an on-stage performance like no other. The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus presents writers Bo and Tobly McSmith’s hilarious, unauthorized musical The Office! A Musical Parody in the Merriam Theater on Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29, 2019.... Read more →


Nearly $1 Million in Counterfeit Smartphones from China Seized by Philadelphia CPS

PHILADELPHIA (Gloucestercitynews.net)-– U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently seized a combined 4,449 counterfeit LG and ASUS smartphones in Philadelphia, that, if authentic, would have had a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $941,450. CBP officers seized the first shipment of 2,043 counterfeit LG phones on July 26 and seized the second shipment of 1,926 LG and 480 ASUS... Read more →


JEROME BY DAVE WOLFE

Related: ARTIST Dave Wolfe Vol. 6 No. 9(August 18, 2019) Editor's Note: Each Sunday morning we post a weekly comic strip provided by cartoonist Dave Wolfe, age 18. Dave has been drawing since he was 5 years old, he knew he wanted to be a cartoonist at the age of 8. He’s been distributing his comics in school since 3rd... Read more →


Local Pastor Charged with Coercing Minor Female

Authorities ask any additional potential victims to contact FBI tip line CINCINNATI (Gloucestercitynews.net)– The pastor of a Sharonville church has been charged federally with coercing a minor female in a criminal complaint that details interactions with two alleged victims. Cesar Agusto Guerrero, Jr., 41, of Liberty Township, was charged federally on August 9. The criminal complaint was unsealed today following... Read more →


Pet Tip of the Week: How Much Space is Needed?

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Some breeds of dogs need space in which to exercise and play; others don't requires as much. But it doesn't always depend on the size of the dog! Whippets are tiny dogs with a lot of running power. They need and deserve plenty of outdoor space in which to exercise. They are small but were bred to... Read more →


Seasonal Flu Shots Available Now at Rite Aid

Rite Aid’s Certified Immunizing Pharmacists Strive to Create Flu-Free Communities and Encourage All Age Groups to Get Vaccinated to Protect Themselves and their Neighbors August 15, 2019 CAMP HILL, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-(Gloucestercitynews.net)-Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) announced today that seasonal flu shots are available at all 2,466 Rite Aid pharmacies. Patients can get ahead of the lengthy flu season by visiting any... Read more →


Pope Honors 40 Individuals for Dedication and Service to the Church

PHILADELPHIA PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is proud to announce that Pope Francis has bestowed Papal Honors upon 40 individuals for their dedication and exceptional service to the Church. One person has been named Knight Commander in the Order of Saint Gregory the Great; nine people have been named Dame/Knight in the Order of Saint Gregory the Great; ten have... Read more →


WANTED: Part-Time Teacher Aide for Alice Costello School

Part-Time Teacher Aide (NJ Substitute Teacher Cert, Para Professional Cert or NJ Teaching Cert Required) Must complete Criminal History Record Review as per N.J.S.A. 18:A:6-7.1 et seq., N.J.S.A 18A:39-19.1 &N.J.S.A. 18A:6-4.13 et seq. Compensation will be determined based on negotiated contract Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: Dr. Samuel Rosetti, Superintendent, Brooklawn Board of Education 301... Read more →


American Legion World Series Weekend Schedule

SHELBY, N.C. (GLOUCESTERCITYNEWS.NET)--The eight teams are set for the 2019 American Legion World Series in Shelby, N.C., and each team will have a chance to play on national television. Interest in the event continues to grow as television coverage has increased for the sixth time in seven years and television viewership has grown steadily and is estimated to be more... Read more →


Guest Opinion: US Senator Toomey on Philadelphia Shooting

Philadelphia, Pa. (August 16,2019) Gloucestercitynews.net - U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) released the following statement regarding the shooting in Philadelphia: "The shooter who attempted to murder brave Philadelphia police officers yesterday is a convicted felon who had no right to possess a firearm. In the coming weeks, more information will hopefully come to light on how the suspect obtained his... Read more →


U.S. Attorney McSwain: Disrespect of Philadelphia Law Enforcement Was Wrong

(Philadelphia Pa (August 15, 2019) Gloucestercitynews.net--What I witnessed last night was true heroism by the Philadelphia police. But the crisis was precipitated by a stunning disrespect for law enforcement – a disrespect so flagrant and so reckless that the suspect immediately opened fire on every single officer within shooting distance. Only by the grace of God did they survive. Where... Read more →