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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 →


4 Ways To Clear Your Mind After A Long Day Of Work

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 15, 2019)--Working a full-time job can be challenging and overwhelming at times, which is hard on your health and wellbeing. Therefore, it’s important to get in the habit of managing your stress and emotions on a regular basis. This way, you can return to work each day feeling re-energized and ready to give it your all. After a long... Read more →


CENTER CITY DISTRICT RESTAURANT WEEK

PHILADELPHIA, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 13, 2019)--Restaurants across Center City offer three-course dinners for only $35* per person. In addition, many will also offer a three-course lunch for $20.* Some restaurants won't be offering all meals on Saturday and Sunday. This will be clearly marked on their menus. Check back soon for more menus. Follow @PhilaRestWeek on Twitter and Instagram for updates.... Read more →


Cape May County Prosecutor: No Criminal Charges Against Driver Involved in Fatal OC Accident

Cape May Court House, New Jersey (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 12, 2019)--- Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland announced today that no criminal charges will be filed as a result of a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred in Ocean City on Memorial Day weekend. On May 24, 2019, at approximately 5:34 PM, Ocean City Police responded to a motor vehicle verse... Read more →


2019 Winter Holiday Happenings in Philadelphia

Light Shows, Outdoor Markets, Beloved Performances & New Year Festivities Summertime in Philly is in full swing, but the Philadelphia region is already gearing up for the winter holidays. The city kicks off the most wonderful time of the year with the centennial of the nation’s oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade, whose date marks the start of the Philly Holiday Festival,... Read more →


The Ultimate Guide to Transport in Iceland 2019

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 12, 2019)--Iceland, also known as the land of fire and ice, is one of the most popular holiday destinations of all times. The beautiful Northern Lights, Blue Lagoon and impressive landscape attracts many tourists every winter. However, getting to Iceland or travelling around it might be a little bit tricky, with the question of what is the cheapest and... 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 →


Centennial Ride connects Teams Legacy and Vision

The American Legion As Legionnaires before them did in March 1960, teams of wartime veterans converged Sunday in Great Bend, Kan., to recognize the American Legion Memorial Highway. There, Team Vision joined Team Legacy to connect two halves of an American Legion Centennial banner they had carried with them on a two-leg, 1,875-mile motorcycle ride that included stops at more... 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 →


TRAFFIC ADVISORY UPDATED: 295 Construction Work Continues Tonight

I-295 northbound ramp and lanes closed tonight for barrier work I-76 east ramp to I-295 north and Route 168 ramp to I-295 north closed I-295 north Exit 28 and Route 168 southbound ramp to I-295 south will be open (Trenton)(Gloucestercitynews.net)-(August 9, 2019)- - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced I-295 northbound will have two lanes closed tonight,... Read more →


295 northbound to have overnight lane and ramp closures

Tonight and tomorrow night for barrier and curb work I-76 east ramp to I-295 north and ramps to and from Route 168 closed and detoured (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced I-295 northbound will have three lanes closed tonight and tomorrow night, as well as three ramps to and from Route 168 will be closed... Read more →


Local Bridges Fund applications being accepted for $47.3 million in FY20 grants

Program provides millions to each county to improve local bridges (Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced the grant solicitation period for FY20 Local Bridges Fund program is open with applications being accepted through October 16, 2019. “The New Jersey Department of Transportation is committed to maintaining and improving New Jersey’s local transportation infrastructure by providing... Read more →


NJDOT: Local Freight Impact Fund applications being accepted

Program provides funds to improve local roads and bridges with heavy truck traffic (Trenton)(Gloucestercitynews.net)-- – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced the grant solicitation period for FY20 Local Freight Impact Fund program is open with applications being accepted through October 16, 2019. “Efficiently moving goods to and from New Jersey’s seaports, airports, and rail yards is an... Read more →


Authorities Seeking Public's Help with Hit and Run Accident; Victim Died at Hospital

CAMDEN CITY NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--On July 20, 2019, a 36-year-old Camden man, whose identity is not being released at this time, was fatally struck near the intersection of Louis Street and Kaighn Avenue in Camden at approximately 8:30 p.m. He was taken to Cooper University Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries at approximately 12:56 a.m. The vehicle, shown below, fled... Read more →


DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: July 22-28

Reminder for the week: Avoid overloading your vessel by checking its capacity plate DOVER DELAWARE(Aug. 2, 2019) (Gloucestercitynews.net)-– To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between July 22-28 made 4,319 contacts... Read more →


Your Money: $161 million in FY20 County AidMoney from the Gas Tax Allocated Local Infrastructure

(Trenton) (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 1, 2019)-- – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti today announced the release of $161.25 million in Fiscal Year 2020 County Aid grants to help make infrastructure improvements on the local level. The grants are funded through the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund (TTF), which is supported by the gas tax. “Providing state funding to... Read more →


Tips and Tricks for an Awesome Backyard Party

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 1, 2019)--There’s something about backyard parties that brings everybody together. And when you think about it, it’s hard not to have a great time with great food, great weather, and your closest friends and family enjoying it with you. However, there are some things that you can do to take your backyard parties to the next level. Here are... Read more →


Resurfacing of Creek Road in Delran, Mount Laurel and Moorestown will Start August 5

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Resurfacing of a 3.4-mile portion of Creek Road (C.R. 636) in Delran, Mount Laurel and Moorestown Townships is expected to begin on August 5, 2019. The project involves pavement milling and overlay of Creek Road (C.R. 636) from County Route 613 in Delran to Centerton Road in Mount Laurel. The work is expected to take about three weeks to complete.... Read more →


Philadelphia's LGBTQ Festivals, Events, Exhibits & More in Fall 2019

PHILADELPHIA, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Philadelphia’s lively lineup of LGBTQ events keeps fall calendars popping from Labor Day through Thanksgiving. This autumn, Philly hosts a 20th-anniversary run of Rent, a visit from singing YouTube satirist Randy Rainbow and RuPaul’s Drag Race star Bianca Del Rio in a new one-woman show. On the concert scene Riot Grrrls Sleater-Kinney perform at The Fillmore Philadelphia, and... Read more →


Governors and Mayors Developing Regional Transportation & Climate Initiative

WASHINGTON, D.C. AND BOSTON (July 30, 2019) – Members of Our Transportation Future joined 300 state lawmakers, business leaders, transportation experts, and public figures in Baltimore, Maryland, today at a regional public workshop on developing low-carbon investment strategies and priorities for the Transportation & Climate Initiative, a regional partnership for clean transportation in Mid-Atlantic and Northeast states. The OTF groups... Read more →


What Are The Best Horse Racing Events Around The World?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 29, 2019)--Horse racing has progressed throughout the centuries and today hundreds of annual events are held around the world. While many remain popular and play host to thousands of enthusiasts, there are a few races that stand out. These races are renowned for their traditions, the amount of prize money that can be won just like many online casino... Read more →


Legislators Urge Gov. to Sign Bill to Provide Tax Relief on Jersey Shore Rentals

TRENTON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Senator Jim Holzapfel and Assemblymen Greg McGuckin and Dave Wolfe are calling on Governor Phil Murphy to sign legislation to fix a 2018 law that taxes homeowners and summer rentals. The bill (S-3158/A-4814) has been on the governor’s desk since June 27, but rather than signing it, he is vacationing in Italy with his family. “Governor Murphy should... Read more →


Productive Ways To Spend Your Free Time

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 24, 2019)--While having free time is good, it can also be boring when you don’t have a whole lot to do or are unsure of how to fill your extra hours. Therefore, it’s in your best interest to find ways for how you can be more productive when you’re not busy working or catching up on your rest. You’ll... Read more →


Due to Storm Damange PATCO to Limit Service During Rush Hour

PATCO will operate a limited schedule between Woodcrest Station and 15/16th & Locust Street Station until further notice. Trains will run every 10-15 minutes as locals. There will be NO SERVICE to Ashland or Lindenwold Stations. The limited service is a result of Monday’s powerful windstorm which caused a large tree to fall and knock out power lines between Woodcrest... Read more →


Registration is Open for the 2019 Walnut2Walnut River Challenge!

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Explore Philadelphia from the water by paddling the Independence Seaport Museum's annual Walnut2Walnut River Challenge on Saturday, September 21. Paddle or row down the Schuylkill River and up the Delaware for a scenic trip around Philadelphia's peninsula. The excursion begins at the Schuylkill Banks and ends at Independence Seaport Museum's boat basin. The Challenge offers spectacular views of the city's... Read more →