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I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound traffic to be closed Saturday morning for inspection

Three lanes out of five lanes in the I-295 northbound covered roadway to be closed (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the closure of the I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound and the closure of one lane on I-295 northbound as part the Direct Connection project in Camden and Gloucester counties. Beginning at 5 a.m., Saturday, April 4 until 10 a.m., NJDOT’s contractor, Conti Enterprises, Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the I-76 eastbound Exit 1B ramp... Read more →


TRAFFIC ALERT; Route 130 northbound to be closed and detoured overnight

as Raccoon Creek Bridge project advances in Gloucester County Traffic to be shifted onto newly constructed northbound lane (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced Route 130 northbound will be closed and detoured Friday night to shift traffic onto the newly constructed road and Raccoon Creek Bridge as the project advances in Logan, Gloucester County. Beginning at 10 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, April 3 until 5 a.m. the next morning, Saturday, April 4, NJDOT’s contractor, PKF Mark III, Inc., will close and... Read more →


CORONAVIRUS DELAYS THE OPENING OF LEGOLAND® NEW YORK RESORT TO 2021 

GOSHEN, NY (March 31, 2020) – In adherence to the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and evolving restrictions from state and local governments in response to the coronavirus pandemic, LEGOLAND® New York Resort and parent company Merlin Entertainments regret to announce the postponement of the Resort opening until 2021. The measure is consistent with the closure of venues and postponement of events worldwide. “Nothing is more important to us than the health, safety and security of our team, the partners we... Read more →


Novel COVID-19 - Did the betting odds for Top Candidates for Winning EURO 2020 change? 

Gloucestercitynews.net (March 31, 2020)--Even though the football across Europe stopped for the moment, the fans are still debating about the EURO 2020 winners. The postponement of the tournament due to COVID-19 virus did disappoint both the players and the fanbase across the world, but it also increased various speculations regarding the outcome of this competition. There were some heated discussions even before the group stage draw has been made, but after that, we might as well say that it went to another level. Apart from... Read more →


Phone Accessories You Need When You Travel

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 26, 2020)--Most people adore traveling. It’s an amazing opportunity to see beautiful places, meet interesting people and learn a lot about our planet. A pleasant journey awakens positive emotions and creates a memory that will last with us forever. Of course, you should take care of the stuff you’re going to take with you. There are multiple supplies, which are necessary for travelers that ensure their safety and comfort. The best way to buy all the traveling items is to go online shopping. For... Read more →


Atlantic City Expressway Suspends Cash Collections at All Toll Plazas

The South Jersey Transportation Authority has suspended cash collections at all toll locations on the Atlantic City Expressway as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. All tolls will be collected electronically or with coins in all exact change lanes. For drivers having an E-ZPass tag in their vehicle, the process will not change. The equipment in the lane will read the E-ZPass tag, and the cost of the toll will be deducted from the balance in the account, as usual. For drivers not having... Read more →


Formula 1 Monaco Grandprix postponement

is COVID-19’s latest sporting casualty, says GlobalData’s Sportcal Following the recent news that Formula One has postponed the Monaco Grandprix in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak; the potential for a truncated Formula One (F1) season is now a real possibility. However the impact that this will have on F1 in general and specifically with their media and sponsorship partners could be profound. Conrad Wiacek, Head of Analysis & Consulting at Sportcal, a GlobalData company, offers his view on the turmoil ahead for the sport;... Read more →


6 Unique Travel Experiences to Add to Your List 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 25, 2020)--In the process of envisioning your next holiday? Not keen on doing the predictable? Driven to make this getaway the most memorable yet? Here is a breakdown of six unique travel experiences to add to your list. Film location tours If you’re a bit of a film or television ‘junkie’, you can’t go wrong with film location tours. These tours take you onto some of the most infamous sets and film locations of the world’s best-loved movies and TV series. Think Harry Potter,... Read more →


All Essential Philadelphia Services Remain Open

PHILADELPHIA PA--All non-essential City of Philadelphia government operations were halted, and all City government buildings will be closed to the public. Below are the essential City services that are still in operation. Public safety All Philadelphia Police, Fire, EMS, Prisons, and Office of Emergency Management (OEM) operations remain unchanged. On March 11, OEM established an Emergency Operations Center to bring City departments and external stakeholders together in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to set objectives and coordinate real-time interagency communication, information sharing, resource and equipment... Read more →


LETTERS TO THE ED: VISIT PHILADELPHIA stands with you, and we thank you for standing with us.

On a typical day, our work at VISIT PHILADELPHIA® is focused on highlighting the amazing people, places and experiences that make Greater Philadelphia so worth a visit. Our job is to encourage people looking for a weekend getaway, a spring break trip or a family vacation to choose the Philadelphia region. This week and the weeks to come will be far from typical for all of us. Globally, the hospitality industry is in trouble. Visitors support stable, prosperous jobs for more than 103,000 people in... Read more →


Overnight lane closures necessary on I-295 and Route 42

I-295/Route 42 Missing Moves project that will add ramps between the two roadways begins in Camden County (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the start of a new project to provide the “Missing Moves” between I-295 and Route 42 in Bellmawr, Camden County. The $180 million federally-funded project will build new ramps connecting Route 42 northbound to I-295 southbound, and I-295 northbound to Route 42 southbound in order to allow for the direct movement of traffic between the two roadways.... Read more →


NJMVC Extends Expiration Dates for Driver Licenses, Registrations, and Inspections 

In Response to COVID-19 Outbreak TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Chief Administrator Sue Fulton have announced that due to the COVID-19 outbreak and to protect the public, the MVC will extend expiration dates for driver licenses, registrations, and inspection stickers. Effective immediately, the NJMVC will grant a two-month extension for: Driver licenses expiring in March, April, and May Registrations expiring in March, April, and May Inspection stickers expiring in March, April, and May “All residents who have their driver’s... Read more →


PATCO ANNOUNCES SCHEDULE MODIFICATION TO TAKE EFFECT TUESDAY

The health and safety of our customers and employees is our highest priority. In response to coordinated efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, PATCO will implement changes to service starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020 PATCO will adjust the frequency of service in order to protect the health and safety of PATCO customers and employees, as well meet the demands of current ridership. Service Changes Weekday Service:12:00 a.m. to 5:45 a.m. – No change. 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. – Trains every 10 minutes; all... Read more →


Statewide Social Distancing Policies in Pennsylvania

By Christen Smith | The Center Square Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announces statewide social distancing policies March 12, 2020, amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. Image courtesy of Commonwealth Media Services (The Center Square) – Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has announced “decisive” social distancing policies for all residents as the novel coronavirus outbreak spreads into new counties. “We’ve watched as other states, other countries have struggled to control this virus, and we’ve learned from their efforts,” he told reporters during an afternoon news conference. “These are... Read more →


Philadelphia CBP Seizes Testosterone from Hong Kong, Steroids from United Kingdom

March , 2020 PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized testosterone and steroids in separate express delivery shipments last week at Philadelphia International Airport. On March 9, CBP officers seized 100 tablets of Oxandrolone that arrived from the U.K. and was destined to an address in Burlington County, N.J. The parcel arrived on March 5. CBP officers found nearly five pounds of testosterone 17 heptanoate in these two bags of cat food from Hong Kong. Also on March 9, CBP officers inspected... Read more →


Two Increases in Gas Tax Not Enough! NJ Turnpike's Tolls to Increase for Improvements

By Sarah Downey | The Center Square (The Center Square) – As New Jersey Turnpike officials prepare to raise toll fees to pay for construction projects, public hearings are scheduled next week for input on the plans. The hearing notice on the Turnpike Authority website states that for the 2020 toll schedule on the New Jersey Turnpike, “an average trip for a passenger vehicle would increase by no more than $1.25.” On the Garden State Parkway, the 2020 toll schedule would be adjusted so the... Read more →


Different Types of Online Gambling Sites

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 11, 2020)--Online gambling today is part of our everyday lives. Thanks to the higher rates of internet penetration and an increased number of smartphone users, everyone can play games of chance online. Even the governments see the benefits of online gambling and a greater number of countries have since legalized and allow online gambling. If you’re new to the world of online gambling, you’ll likely feel overwhelmed by the huge number of gambling sites, and games. Hence, it is probably a good idea to... Read more →


USA Car Trip: 5 Amazing Roads for Emotional Relaxation

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 10, 2020)--Car trip to America is incredibly popular with travelers. US roads not only penetrate cities, but also pass through the most beautiful places in the country. Therefore, this makes them a great way to relax after hard working days, and enjoy the incredible scenery from the car window in a road journey. Are you also tired of work and want to take a rest at least a little? Then pick up a car anywhere in the United States and keep you way to... Read more →


How to Send and Receive Fax from Computer for Free Online Without Phone Line

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 10,2020)--Online fax services are changing the way you send and receive faxes without the use of a phone line. Some of the online fax services let you send and receive faxes from supported platforms. When receiving emails without a phone, you have the option of receiving them in your email. This way, you can send and receive a fax on your computer. Some people are ditching fax machines for convenient online fax services. To be able to send and receive fax from a computer,... Read more →


Down The Shore: Ingram’s Thorofare Bridge to Close Consecutive Overnights, March 10-11

Notice: Traffic light heading eastbound on Avalon Boulevard The following is a statement from the County of Cape May regarding the upcoming overnight closure of the Ingram’s Thorofare Bridge: On Tuesday night, March 10th and Wednesday night March 11th , the Ingram’s Thorofare Bridge will be closed between the hours of 7:00pm thru 5:00am due to ongoing construction. As a result, Avalon Boulevard (C.R. 601) will be closed to thru traffic during these hours. The roadway and bridge will re-open after those hours and remain... Read more →


Search for Route 130 Hit-and-Run Driver Continues

Camden CITY, N.J. – Detectives are searching for the driver who fatally hit a pedestrian in Pennsauken just before 1:30 a.m. March 6, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Pennsauken Police Chief John Nettleton. Police were called to the intersection of Route 130 North and Terrace Avenue for a report of a pedestrian being hit. When they arrived, they found the victim lying in the road dead from his injuries. Police said the man was struck and dragged by an unknown... Read more →


James Lipton, Founder of Inside the Actors Studio, Passes at 93

By Raymond Rolak CNBNews Entertainment Editor NEW YORK, NY (March 5, 2020)----James Lipton, native Detroiter and founder of Inside the Actors Studio has died at 93. Lipton died at his home in Manhattan from bladder cancer. His wife, Kedakai Mercedes-Lipton said in a written statement, “His work was his passion, he loved what he did and all the people he worked with. He empowered people to do their best, and hopefully, his spirit, curiosity, and passion will live on.” Lipton became world-famous for developing the... Read more →


NJDOT annual statewide pothole repair campaign begins this week

Moving operations and daytime lane closures can be expected (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti today announced the annual statewide campaign to repair potholes across New Jersey will begin on Wednesday, March 4. Potholes are created by water seeping into cracks in the asphalt and freezing. Although this winter has not seen much snow, we have experienced a significant amount of rain and freezing rain. When combined with the fluctuating temperatures it has resulted in many potholes on state highways.... Read more →


South Jersey Transportation Authority READI Field Trip

An osprey builds a nest on a platform constructed by the SJTA's Roadway Environmental Advancement Initiative (READI) team. SJTA's READI to Present at 31st Annual Pinelands Short Course Daylong program co-sponsored by Stockton University and NJ Pinelands Commission will feature field trip directed by SJTA HAMMONTON, NJ - 02-24-20 - The South Jersey Transportation Authority is proud to announce its Roadway Environmental Advancement Initiative (READI) will conduct a field trip at the 31st Annual Pinelands Short Course co-sponsored by Stockton University and the NJ Pinelands... Read more →


Clements Bridge Road in Barrington to be Closed March 3 to 6 During The Day

Barrington Police Department advises you to AVOID Location due to an upcoming traffic issue. A road construction project near Clements Bridge RD and Trinity PL. will close Clements Bridge RD. Southbound at Gloucester Pike and will require a detour of traffic from March 3-6. 7:00am- 5:00pm. Southbound vehicles can either take W. Gloucester Pike into Bellmawr and utilize Black Horse Pike, or take E. Gloucester Pike to utilize Atlantic Ave and White Horse Pike. Businesses between Gloucester Pike and Williams Ave will be accessible to... Read more →


Public Support for Program to Cut Pollution/Modernize Transportation in Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States

“It’s a Big Hit!”: More Than 9 Out of 10 Back Transportation & Climate Initiative WASHINGTON, DC – February 28, 2019 – The message from residents of Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states to lawmakers couldn’t be clearer: The proposed Transportation & Climate Initiative cap-and-invest program to modernize transportation in the region is a winner. A strong 91 percent of public comments from 12 states and the District of Columbia support the Transportation & Climate Initiative’s policy, according to a review by the Our Transportation Future (OTF)... Read more →


I-295 to be closed and detoured overnight next week; One lane to remain open during construction

Maintenance resurfacing work begins in Carneys Point (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced I-295 southbound and northbound will be closed and detoured on separate nights next week for the start of a maintenance and resurfacing project in Carneys Point, Salem County. Tuesday, March 3: Beginning at 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 3, through 6 a.m., Wednesday, March 4, NJDOT’s Contractor, Schifano Construction Corp., will close and detour I-295 southbound between Exit 4/Route 48 and Exit 2C/Route 130. The closure is necessary... 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 →


Visit Philadelphia & Megabus Offer $2.29 Fare to Philly on Leap Day

Visitors Can See The Flower Show, Celebrate Black History Month & More on February 29 & March 1, 2020 Saturday, February 29, 2020 is Leap Day, and to celebrate the once-every-four-years occasion, VISIT PHILADELPHIA® has partnered with Megabus to offer $2.29 fares from New York and Washington, DC to Philadelphia. A limited number of $2.29 fares will also be available for departures from Philadelphia on Sunday, March 1, 2020. The deal is bookable here. Those who take advantage of the offer can partake in the... Read more →


Route 42 northbound lane closures required as Bridges over Timber Creek project advances

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced overnight lane closures on Route 42 northbound as the Bridges over Timber Creek and Lower Landing Road project advances in Gloucester, Camden County and Deptford, Gloucester County. Beginning at 10:30 p.m., tonight, Friday, February 21, NJDOT’s contractor, Richard E. Pierson Construction Company, is scheduled to close the left and center lanes on Route 42 northbound in the vicinity of the bridges and shift traffic into the right lane to install construction barrier to prepare... Read more →


I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to Route 42 southbound/ Closed Tonight and Saturday

Signed detour will be in place overnight (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced an overnight closure of the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Friday, February 21, until 8 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, February 22, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., will close the I-295 southbound ramp to Route 42 southbound and I-295 southbound, also known as Al-Jo’s Curve, to replace damaged construction... Read more →


King of Prussia Man Indicted for Traveling to the Philippines to Have Sex with Kids

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Craig Alex Levin, 64, of King of Prussia, PA was charged by Indictment with child exploitation offenses related to his travel to the Philippines. The Indictment was filed in December 2019 and unsealed today. The defendant is currently in custody in the Philippines and awaiting deportation back to the United States. Levin was originally charged through a Criminal Complaint and Warrant in July 2019. The Indictment unsealed today alleges that the defendant used the internet... Read more →


Good News for Atlantic City International Airport

SPIRIT AIRLINES TO INCREASE FLIGHTS AT ATLANTIC CITY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Egg Harbor Township, NJ - February, 2020 - Spirit Airlines is increasing their number of flights at Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) with additional frequencies for three of their key markets. The additional flights are to/from Fort Lauderdale, FL; Orlando, FL and Myrtle Beach, SC. The Airport anticipates a positive response for Spirit's increased service from both the local community and visitors to the Southern New Jersey region as well. The increased frequencies are as... Read more →