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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 →


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 →


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 →


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 →


Another outstanding performance sends Louisiana to the semifinals

ALWS Game 6: By Jeremy Field Box Score Building on the momentum of a 12-1 win on Thursday, Destrehan, La., Post 366 put forth another dominating performance to move to 2-0 in pool play and clinch advancement in the American Legion World Series. Louisiana topped Festus, Mo., Post 253 in Friday’s nightcap, 9-1. Both teams threatened in the first inning,... 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 →


Boxing and the UFC Rankings

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 16,2019)--The UFC rankings were introduced in February of 2013 and are generated by a voting panel made up of several media members. In order to rank these fighters, the media members are asked to vote who they feel are the top fighters as per the UFC by weight class and pound-for-pound. The media members are only eligible to vote... Read more →


Sports Betting One Year On: Was It Worth it?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 16, 2019)--It feels a little like ancient history now, but it’s actually just a little over a year since New Jersey went all the way to the Supreme Court, and secured the right for its citizens to place bets on sports events. The bill permitting wagers to be placed on sports was signed in June 2018, with Governor Phil... Read more →


American Legion World Series: The Final Eight

In one of the most competitive regional rounds in American Legion Baseball’s history, all eight regions required the maximum 15 games to determine a champion. Eight teams have emerged as regional victors and will move on to the American Legion World Series in Shelby, N.C., which started on Thursday, Aug. 15, and runs through Championship Tuesday on Aug. 20. Games... Read more →


Philadelphia Union 2, Houston Dynamo 1

11 August, 20199:40PM EDT Union remain in first place in MLS’ Eastern Conference after a 2-1 victory against Houston; Jack Elliott scores game winning goal CHESTER, Pa. (August 11, 2019) – The Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia Union earned three points at home against Houston Dynamo on Sunday evening. The win gives them a three-point lead on second place Atlanta United. Kacper... Read more →


How to Make the Most of Your Weekends

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 12, 2019)--You have probably often thought to yourself that weekends are far too short. Seeing as there is no way to make them longer, you need to make the most of the days that you’ve got. This means being intentional about your weekends and learning to live in the moment. Everyone’s ideal weekend is different, so there are no... Read more →


Legion Baseball Regionals: Day 4 recap

The American Legion Gloucester City News blog files AUGUST 11, 2019 RELATED: BROOKLAWN SPORTS The field has been trimmed and we are just one day away from finding out which eight teams will emerge from the field of over 3,500 teams to reach the American Legion World Series. In some regions, three one-loss teams remain, all needing to be perfect... Read more →


Legion Baseball regionals: Day 3 recap

RELATED: BROOKLAWN SPORTS THE AMERICAN LEGION We’re down to the penultimate day of the American Legion Baseball regional tournament and four teams remain in each region. There is one unbeaten team in each of the eight pools and three teams sitting at 2-1. Per American Legion Baseball policy, the bracket may be rearranged to avoid rematches if possible. All 3-0... Read more →


How You Should Choose an Online Casino in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (August 9, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--If you are a new member in online casino gambling, this is the right place. You will learn how you should choose an online casino for playing and earning real money. However, there is a process you should follow while deciding on the casino to play. The industry is lucrative, and all companies involved in... Read more →


Philadelphia Officials Finding New Ways To Promote Tourism

PHILADELPHIA, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 9, 2019)--Philadelphia, the “City of Brotherly Love”, is home to more than 1.5 million people. As one of the most populous cities, Philadelphia plays a major role in the history of the United States. This alone draws thousands of visitors to the city each year. But, when combined with the 76ers, Flyers, and Eagles, Philadelphia has a... Read more →


American Legion Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament; Brooklawn 1-1

Joanne McClellanjoannemcclellan joannemcclellan in top of the 2nd @BrooklawnLegion answers with 1 run bring score to 3-1 with @ViennaPost180 leading @legionbaseball Mid-Atlantic about 1 hour ago · reply · retweet · favorite joannemcclellan VA @vienna_post_180 scores 3 in bottom of first to take the lead 2-0 over @Brooklawnlegion @legionbaseballMid-Atlantic Regional - game 2 about 1 hour ago · reply ·... Read more →


Philadelphia 76ers in with strong chance to win 2019/20 title

PHILADELPHIA PA--(August 9, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--After their heartbreak of losing 3-4 to Toronto Raptors in last season’s Eastern Conference semi-finals, fans of Philadelphia 76ers can take heart from the fact that the basketball team are looking even better for claiming the NBA title in the 2019/20 season. The 2019/20 NBA season will begin on October 22, and Brett Brown’s team will be... Read more →


Can Philadelphia Flyers succeed in the 2019/20 NHL season?

PHILADELPHIA, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 9, 2019)--Next month Philadelphia Flyers will begin their NHL preseason campaign with a highly anticipated match against New York Islanders. The match at the Wells Fargo Center could give us a good indication of what we can expect from Alain Vigneault’s team this season. Last season Philadelphia Flyers struggled in the Metropolitan Division. Their playing record of... Read more →


Investors Often Buy the Wrong Stock

Because of a Similar Name or Ticker Symbol, says New Research at Rutgers University–Camden CAMDEN CITY, NJ– Professional investors are as likely as individual investors to mistakenly purchase the wrong stock by choosing a company with a similar name or stock market ticker symbol, according to new findings by Rutgers University‒Camden researchers. Vadim Balashov and Andrei Nikiforov, both assistant professors... Read more →


Delaware Blue Coats to Hold Open Tryouts in Wilmington, Reading and Philadelphia

REGISTER HERE FOR CHANCE TO EARN A SPOT ON BLUE COATS’ 2019-20 NBA G LEAGUE ROSTER TRYOUTS TO BE HELD SEPT. 7 IN WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, SEPT. 14 IN READING, PENNSYLVANIA AND SEPT. 21 IN PHILADELPHIA WILMINGTON – AUG. 5, 2019 – The Delaware Blue Coats, NBA G League Affiliate of the Philadelphia 76ers, will hold three open tryouts in preparation... Read more →


The MLS Player of the Week: Philadelphia Union Midfielder Alejandro Bedoya

Union captain scores opening goal in 5-1 defeat of Eastern Conference rival D.C. United while taking stand against gun violence during match CHESTER, Pa. (August 8, 2019) – Philadelphia Union announced today that midfielder Alejandro Bedoya was voted the Major League Soccer Player of the Week for Week 22 of the 2019 MLS regular season. Bedoya’s opening goal against D.C.... Read more →


2019 American Legion Baseball regional qualifiers

From a field of over 3,500 teams, the final 64 American Legion Baseball teams have been announced. The regional tournaments will run Aug. 7-11 and feature all state champions, as well as regional hosts and runners-up from states with the most senior teams. For live stats and more information, visit americanlegion.sportngin.com/2019regionals. The 64 finalists are as follows: Northeast - Shrewsbury,... Read more →