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National Weather Service Issues Flood Warning

(APRIL 20, 2019)--The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Coastal Flood Advisory, which is in effect from 1 AM to 5 AM EDT Sunday. * LOCATIONS...The tidal portions of the Delaware River down to the Commodore Bay Bridge area. * TIMING...High tide on the tidal Delaware River... Read more →


8 Famous Products Made in Philadelphia

The skyline of Philadelphia, image courtesy of pixabay.com Human history is littered with moments of ingenuity and progress. From the dawn of modern man to the present day, new breakthroughs and inventions have been constantly occurring. This progress is not only useful but also needed: when we cease to innovate,... Read more →


Get Vaccinated Before Traveling This Holiday Weekend

Measles is A Highly Contagious Virus With expected holiday travel this weekend for Passover and Easter, New Jersey Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal today urged everyone to make sure they and their family members are up to date on their measles/mumps/rubella (MMR) vaccine and all other age-appropriate immunizations. “The measles... Read more →


3 Things Everyone Needs to Know About Car Maintenance

Driving an automobile grants you the freedom to roam the roads of this great state, but when you are taught to drive, no one teaches you about good car maintenance. We will often rely on our cars to get us to work every day or take the kids to school,... Read more →


THE KIMMEL CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS AND THE SHUBERT ORGANIZATION PRESENT

PRESENT 2019-20 BROADWAY PHILADELPHIA SHOW SEASON ShOWCASING 12 BLOCKBUSTER PRODUCTIONS WITH A COMBINED 44 TONY AWARD® WINS THE KIMMEL CENTER (Philadelphia, PA, ) The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and The Shubert Organization announced today the 2019/20 Broadway Philadelphia season, featuring a brilliant lineup of Tony Award®-winning productions and... Read more →


New PATCO Schedule Begins Monday

Schedule adds additional trains during AM Hours PATCO shifts to a new weekday schedule beginning on Monday, April 15, 2019. The highlights of the schedule include increased early A.M. service. New schedule details: Owl Service (12:00 a.m. – 5:00 a.m.) No changes Early AM Service (5:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.)... Read more →


Red Flags to Consider When Purchasing Used Cars

Used cars are practical to buy, considering that you are getting similar models for a low cost. The vehicle already depreciated, and it significantly lowers the amount you need to pay. However, not all companies selling used cars are worth your trust. Red flags will tell you that you need... Read more →


Summer is coming to Philadelphia! Check out these free and low-cost programs for kids

April 2019 Post by Juliet Shen, Communications Manager, Citywide Out-of -School-Time Initiative Summer: a time of fun, sun, and searching for summer programming for your children. Luckily, the City of Philadelphia offers plenty of free to low-cost summer camps and quality programming to enrich your child’s summer. The Citywide Out-of-School-Time... Read more →


NJGOP Chairman Steinhardt Responds To Murphy’s New Potential Gas Tax

Trenton, NJ – Governor Murphy is considering new “mileage fees” to pay for a shortfall in his infrastructure budget. According to the state treasurer, tax revenues look like they’re falling short of this year’s $1.5 billion highway fuels revenue target. This shortfall could trigger yet another automatic gas tax hike... Read more →


THE $355 MILLION RECONSTRUCTION OF RUNWAY AT JFK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT HAS BEGUN

John-F.-Kennedy-International-Airport- Project will include expanding the 13L-31R runway and associated taxiways, to improve safety and increase peak period capacity Use of concrete in construction will extend runway’s useful life to 40 years, rather than 8-12 years with asphalt Starting this week and continuing through November 2019, one of four runways... Read more →


TSA reminds travelers of REAL ID identification requirements

Enforcement begins in 18 months at all U.S. airport checkpoints WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration is reminding travelers that beginning October 1, 2020, every traveler must present a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license, or another acceptable form of identification, to fly within the United States. TSA has launched a public... Read more →


APRIL Happenings and Events in Philadelphia

Rothman Orthopaedics Presents Center City Fit Returns to Dilworth Park This Spring, Rothman Orthopaedics Presents Center City Fitreturns to Dilworth Park! Enjoy fun, free fitness programs led by top-notch trainers from Optimal Sport Health Clubs 1315 Walnut. Free classes begin on April 15 and run through October 15. Join us... Read more →


Philadelphia Attractions & Dining Spots For Kids

Historic Sites, Museums, Parks & Convenient, Kid-Friendly Dining & Beyond Philadelphia *Denotes especially/exclusively for children. Center City East (including the Delaware River Waterfront): Attractions: The African American Museum in Philadelphia – Now in its 43rd year, this groundbreaking museum tells stories of notable early African-Americans through the core video exhibit,... Read more →


Route 322 business closure Saturday; Detour necessary for Raccoon Creek Bridge project

Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced that a two-week detour would be implemented on Route 322 Business/North Main Street, allowing for the Raccoon Creek Bridge replacement and pavement rehabilitation project to advance in Harrison, Gloucester County. Beginning at 11 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, March 30 and... Read more →


SJTA Joins Effort to Help Ospreys by Installing Nesting Platforms

The South Jersey Transportation Authority, Atlantic City and Stockton University celebrate the return of the osprey with the installation of nesting platforms Friday, March 29, 2019 at 2 p.m. HAMMONTON, NJ - March 25, 2019 - The South Jersey Transportation Authority plans to build and erect nesting boxes to help... Read more →


UDrive. UText. UPay. April 1-April 21:

Brooklawn Police to Participate in Distracted Driving Enforcement and Education Campaign

(Brooklawn, NJ) (March 26, 2019)-- Law enforcement officers from the Brooklawn Police Department will be cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey’s UDrive. UText. UPay. enforcement campaign. Beginning April 1 and running through April 21, the high visibility law enforcement initiative will target motorists who... Read more →


United—Largest NJ Airline—Becomes First U.S. Airline to Add Non-Binary Gender Option

New Jersey’s Babs Siperstein Law will ensure non-binary New Jerseyans can fly with matching gender identity NEWARK, NJ – United Airlines—New Jersey’s largest airline provider—has announced it was the first U.S. airline to allow customers to select a non-binary gender option when booking flights and travel. United Airlines accounts for... Read more →


I-295 southbound/Al-Jo’s Curve to be closed and detoured overnight

Detour in place for lighting work and sediment removal (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced an overnight closure of I-295 southbound where it splits at Exit 26/I-76 westbound for lighting work as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. Beginning at 10 p.m.,... Read more →


Great Ways To Save Money On Your Motorcycle Maintenance

Motorcycle maintenance shouldn’t be expensive, and there are ways to save money by doing some of the repairs yourself. One great thing about bikes is that they have an open design so you will be able to become familiar with their inner workings much easier than with other things. Here... Read more →


DEVELOPING STORY: Two Car Crash at Route 130 and Market Street Intersection Snarls Traffic

gloucestercitynews.net graphics file GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 19, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)—A two car crash at Route 130 and Market Street today snarled traffic for over an hour. A person who was caught in the traffic jam said it appeared to her that both cars were destroyed. " As I drove by the... Read more →


The Bistros, Bars, Shops & Scene Of Side-By-Side South Philadelphia Neighborhoods

Bella Vista & Queen Village Neighborhood Guide Once considered working-class suburbs, the tree-lined South Philadelphia neighborhoods of Queen Village and Bella Vista have spent the past decade establishing themselves as some of the city’s most stable and vibrant places to live, work, dine and shop. Small, historic townhouses and a... Read more →


TAKE FLIGHT SIMULATOR GALLERY LOCATED INSIDE THE FRANKLIN AIR SHOW INSTITUTE

Take Flight! Located inside The Franklin Air Show exhibit, has three Simulator Experiences for Visitors of All Ages. Take Flight! Simulators are open 9:30 am - 5:00 pm Tickets can be purchased in the Franklin Air Show exhibit. Pricing (per person) $7 for a single ride $12 for two rides... Read more →