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CDC 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Wuhan, China (Updated)

Updated January 24, 2020 Situation Summary CDC is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (termed “2019-nCoV”) that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China and which continues to expand. Chinese health officials have reported hundreds of infections with 2019-nCoV in China, including outside of Hubei Province. Infections with 2019-nCoV also are being reported in a growing number of countries internationally, including the United States, where the first and second 2019-nCoV infections were reported on January 21... Read more →


Honduras Arrests U.S.-Bound Iranians as New Caravan Heads North

JudicialWatch.org News We now have another unnerving story about the border crisis, Iran, and national security. Our Corruption Chronicles blog reports: Central American immigrants take part in a caravan heading to the United States on the road linking Ciudad Hidalgo and Tapachula, Mexico, on October 21, 2018. # Pedro Pardo / AFP / Getty As hundreds join a new U.S.-bound caravan in Honduras, authorities in the crime-infested Central American nation reveal that four Iranians were recently arrested there. Like thousands of illegal immigrants from around... Read more →


Ingram’s Thorofare Bridge Set to Close Two Nights, January 28-29

AVALON, NJ --On Tuesday night and Wednesday night, January 28th and 29th 2020, 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 open thereafter. Motorists heading south on Route 9 and wishing to access Avalon via Avalon Boulevard will be required to continue heading south along Route 9 until... Read more →


MAKING 500 MILES OF TRAILS BY 2025 A REALITY

CIRCUIT TRAILS COALITION RELEASES ACTION PLAN TO REACH INTERIM GOAL FOR REGIONAL TRAIL NETWORK Report details 12 policy recommendations for advancing 171 miles of trails across the Circuit’s nine-county region PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 23, 2020) – Today, in a critical step forward for the continued development of the region’s growing Circuit Trails multi-use trail network, the Circuit Trails Coalition released its report, “Moving the Circuit Trails Forward to Reach 500 Miles by 2025.” The report includes 12 policy recommendations to advance the progression of 171 miles... Read more →


Maple Shade Township PD Alert: Coastal Flood Advisory until 12:00PM Saturday

* WHAT...Up to one foot of inundation above ground level expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. * WHERE...Cumberland, Atlantic, Cape May, Atlantic Coastal Cape May, Coastal Atlantic and Southeastern Burlington. * WHEN...From 6 AM to noon EST Saturday. * IMPACTS...In Atlantic County, minor roadway flooding is possible in Atlantic City, Absecon, Ventnor, and nearby communities. In Cape May County, minor roadway flooding is possible in Wildwood, Cape May, Avalon, and other locations along the shore and the Delaware Bay shoreline. In Cumberland... Read more →


TONIGHT : Route 42 northbound Exit 1B ramp to I-295 northbound to be closed and detoured

Closures necessary for guiderail repairs and drainage inspection (Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the overnight closure and detour of Route 42 northbound Exit 1B to I-295 northbound tonight for construction barrier repairs and a drainage culvert inspection. Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Friday, January 24 until 8 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, January 25, NJDOT contractor, Conti Enterprises, Inc., is scheduled to close and detour Route 42 northbound Exit 1B to I-295 northbound to allow crews to repair construction barrier and... Read more →


Differences Between Motorized and Non-Motorized Whitewater Rafting Trips in the Grand Canyon

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 22, 2020)--In this day and age, we live most of our lives following our usual routines. We get up early, prepare for the day ahead, head on to school or work, take some few breaks, get to work again, before we finally go home and drag ourselves to bed so we can rest and prepare to do the same routine the following day. Of course, leading a healthy life is necessary but don’t you think following a strict routine could be monotonous and boring... Read more →


Impact Of Climate Change on Humans and Forests

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 22, 2020)--Eight is coming down to seven, with half the planet already having been destroyed. How long do you think the earth can sustain the weight of negativity? With the current conditions, probably not for long. While life ebbs out of people, authorities are still abstracted of the fact that earth is on the verge of annihilation. The conniving deeds of humans have paved half the way to oblivion, while the foundation to the other half has already been laid. Glaciers are melting into... Read more →


PINE HILL POLICE ALERT: New Freedom Road Project Begun; Expected to Last 10 Weeks

WATSONTOWN-NEW FREEDOM ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT BEGINS MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 2020. EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR 10 WEEKS PINE HILL, NJ (January 20, 2020)--The Watsontown-New Freedom Road Project is set to begin on Monday, January 20th. It will include milling, paving and drainage with construction to be set from 7AM-4PM Monday thru Friday. The length of the project is approximately 10 weeks. The roadway will be opened to allow for normal traffic at approximately 4PM each day. Motorists are asked to use caution in these areas, and... Read more →


10 Ideas For Unforgettable Winter Breaks

Gloucestercitynews.net(January 20, 2020)--Winter can be a very difficult season for a lot of people. There’s the ever-present seasonal affective disorder (or SAD), of course, but there are many more reasons to feel fed up with the colder months. Chief among them is the struggle to find a decent place to go on holiday. For obvious reasons, travel is often cheaper in the winter months, but many people just don’t know where they should go. We’re here to help. Here are ten ideas for unforgettable winter... Read more →


STUDY: More Residents Moved Out of New Jersey than any other State

ST. LOUIS – Jan., 2020 – Americans are moving into Idaho, and Idaho is moving up—in the ranking of most popular 2019 moving destinations, that is. Where are people moving to? According to the results of United Van Lines’ 43rd Annual National Movers Study, which tracks customers’ state-to-state migration patterns over the past year, Idaho saw the highest percentage of inbound migration among states experiencing more than 250 moves* with United Van Lines: 67.4 percent. This is Idaho’s first time leading the list of inbound... Read more →


CAPE MAY COUNTY: Route 47/S Delsea Drive to be closed and detoured for priority roadway repair beginning next week

Closure in place until June to repair sinkholes undermining the road LOWER TOWNSHIP, NJ--(January 17, 2020)--New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced that Route 47/ S Delsea Drive will be closed and detoured beginning Monday for priority roadway repairs in Middle Township, Cape May County. Beginning at 7 a.m., Monday, January 20, NJDOT’s contractor Mount Construction is scheduled to close and detour Route 47 in both directions between Indian Trail Road and Springers Mill Road for priority repairs to a culvert over Dias... Read more →


Trending Destinations To Consider For Your 2020 Vacation 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 17, 2020)-- As January is said to be one of the most depressing months of the year, it could be time to start planning your next vacation. With deals and offers hitting our screens ready to get you out of the winter blues, check out some of the best destinations to consider for your next getaway. Hawaii For a blissful vacation, not far from home shores, Hawaii is the perfect remedy. Its beautiful mix of beaches and resorts offers you the chance to soak... Read more →


ALEX KARRAS FINALLY VOTED INTO PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME

By Raymond Rolak Sports Editor NEW YORK-- The Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio announced that Lions Defensive Tackle Alex Karras was voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a member of the 15-person Centennial Slate for the Class of 2020. Alex Karras hosting Saturday Night Live in 1985 with guests Billy Crystal and Tina Turner. This special added class into the Pro Football Hall of Fame was expanded to celebrate the National Football League Centennial. Karras was known as the... Read more →


Route 47 Traffic Shift Required at 47 Bridge Over I-295 on Thursday

I-295 southbound Exit 25B to remain closed for another month (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced daytime lane closures with alternating traffic on Route 47 as the Bridge over I-295 replacement project nears completion in Deptford, Gloucester County. Beginning at 9 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, January 16, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, is scheduled to close one lane on the Route 47 Bridge over I-295 and set up alternating traffic to facilitate a traffic shift. In addition, the ramp from I-295 southbound... Read more →


Introduction to Online Casinos

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 15, 2020)--Gambling is typically considered as a zero-gravity area from where the chances for a surge and a plummet are equal. Time and technology have redefined casinos as the space of unlimited entertainment, and it gradually materialized into the screens as well. For as long as the urge for thriving fortune exists within humans, casinos will stand high in the zone of factors that shoot up the economy. As online casinos are getting more players to the platform without the need for exhibiting live... Read more →


Philadelphia & The Countryside Calendar Of Events

Festivals, Exhibitions And Events In The Greater Philadelphia Region Now Through JANUARY 2020 Two men pose in front of a Philadelphia mural of Martin Luther King Jr. The region is home to the U.S.'s largest day of service honoring the civil rights hero, with tens of thousands of volunteers participating each January. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, January 21, 2020 — Photo by Visit Philadelphia Through January 19, 2020 JACOBLY SATTERWHITE: ROOM FOR LIVING. A multidisciplinary artist embraces the role of provocateur with... Read more →


Nanning Food & Dining Guide: 10 Must-Try Top Restaurants & Cafes in Nanning

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Jan. 13, 2020)--Nanning in China welcomes several tourists from across the globe annually! While the region has stunning tourist sites and attractions, the food options are attractive as well. If food is an essential part of your Nanning tour, you need to visit the following ten eateries. Happy Link It is the perfect place to taste Asian, Indian, and Pakistani cuisines. You will love the unique sweets and sauces. Make sure to try out the Peri-Peri and the tangy tamarind sauce. Their apricot dessert with... Read more →


5 Free Address Lookup Service Online

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 9, 2020)--When you want to find someone or details about an individual, you can use their address to know who they are. The challenge, however, that most people face is finding the right service to use because there are different options to use. That is why today, our article focuses on helping you know the best address search sites on the internet. We are going to list five of them. Stay tuned. Zosearch At the top of our list is Zosearch, which is an... Read more →


Pittsburg/Scranton Market Lucrative for House Flipping

By Dave Fidlin | The Center Square Homebuyers snapping up residential properties and subsequently selling them in short order were able to more than double what they initially paid in two areas of Pennsylvania, according to a recent report. Researchers with ATTOM Data Solutions, a company specializing in property and real estate records, stated home flippers in the metropolitan statistical areas within Pittsburgh and Scranton were able to sell homes at greater price points in the third quarter of 2019. The information is included in... Read more →


PA Turnpike Toll Hikes Drag on Economy

By Dave Lemery | The Center Square Pity the commuter or trucker who must steer his or her vehicle onto the Pennsylvania Turnpike to get to work each day – the toll rates that critics say are already exorbitant are about to get even worse. Reeling under massive debt payments that were supposed to be covered by tolls on Interstate 80, the ailing Turnpike administration is set to roll out even higher toll rates starting Sunday, Jan. 5. For a passenger vehicle traveling from the... Read more →


Your Ultimate Guide to Coachella Festival 2020

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(December 31, 2019)--New Year’s just around the corner and lots of us start planning our summer vacations and trips as soon as April rolls in. Why? Obviously, because we know that’s the time for the annual Coachella Festival. This festival is everything a summer festival should be like. From sunny skies to unimaginable moments, this is exactly what you call a fulfilling experience. But wait this can actually go wrong if you don’t plan ahead! So what you can do to make sure it doesn’t?... Read more →


Miss America Camille Schier to Partake in Tournament of Roses Parade

Pasadena, California--For the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California, newly crowned Miss America Camille Schier will throw the parade-ending football. She will join famous names and acts such as Rita Moreno, Gina Torres, and Laurie Hernandez, who were all announced as the 2020 Grand Marshals. They will ride in the 131st Rose Parade® presented by Honda, themed “The Power of Hope” and join in the pre-game celebration of the 106th Rose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern Mutual. For more information about the Tournament of... Read more →


PATCO OFFERING FREE RIDES NEW YEAR'S EVE

Free fares will begin at 8 p.m. on December 31 and run through 4 a.m. on January 1. PATCO will offer free train rides for New Year’s Eve for the fourth year in a row. The free rides are aimed at offering a responsible, convenient travel option for those who wish to enjoy New Year’s Eve festivities. The free rides will begin at 8 p.m. on December 31, 2019 and run through 4 a.m. on January 1, 2020. During those hours, station fare gates will... Read more →


Yuma Mayor Withdraws Proclamation Thanks to Trump’s Successful Efforts to Confront Border Crisis

WASHINGTON — Today, Mayor of Yuma, Arizona, Douglas Nicholls, at a meeting with Senior Official Performing the Duties of Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) Ken Cuccinelli, withdrew an April 2019 local State of Emergency proclamation regarding the ongoing security and humanitarian crisis on the Southwest border. Mayor Nicholls officially issued the proclamation on April 16, 2019, after the historic flow of illegal immigration caused thousands of illegal aliens to be released into his city. The mayor credits successful efforts by the Trump Administration in... Read more →


Illegal Immigrants Can Get Drivers Licenses in NJ

TRENTON, NJ--A new law signed by NJ Gov. Phil Murphy will allow drivers licenses to be issued to illegal immigrants. According to a New Jersey101.5 report, supporters of the measure claim roads will be safer as a result. However, opponents argue the state is just rewarding the lawbreakers. The legislation creates two classes of license. One is compliant with federal REAL ID standards, and will be the only sort of license that can be used to fly on a plane or enter a federal facility... Read more →


Route 22 Eastbound Connector to Hillside Ave. to Close Next Week

Safety improvement project begins in Hillside Signed detour will be in place (Trenton)(December 29, 2019)-- – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced that the Route 22 eastbound connector ramp to Hillside Avenue will be closed next week as the Route 22 Hilldale Place/North Broad Street safety improvement project begins in Hillside, Union County. The $10.3 million federally-funded project will replace the existing bridge that serves as the Route 22 eastbound connector. The new bridge will meet current design and safety standards and... Read more →


Holiday Events in SOUTH JERSEY

Adventure Aquarium's Christmas Celebration Through December 30 1 Riverside Dr, Camden, NJ A unique experience you can’t miss! Visitors can experience Scuba Santa and his elf swim alongside the Aquarium’s habitants while enjoying the twinkling lights, glowing trees, and falling snow of the Aquarium. AAA Members can save on Adventure Aquarium tickets. LEARN MORE New Year’s Fireworks from the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey December 31 • 4PM - 12:30AM The annual tradition continues! Ring in the New Year with fireworks aboard the Battleship New... Read more →


(Video) Philly Team Mascots Surprise and Spread Cheer To Holiday Travelers

New Video Features Philly’s Favorite Friends Welcoming Travelers At Philadelphia International Airport To inspire people to give the gift of memory-making, share-worthy Philadelphia experiences, VISIT PHILADELPHIA® released the “Gift of Philly,” a video featuring the city’s five professional mascots—Phillie Phanatic (Phillies), Gritty (Flyers), Swoop (Eagles), Franklin (Sixers) and Phang (Union)—collecting and gifting iconic Philly treats to unsuspecting travelers at Philadelphia International Airport. The two-minute, 15-second video begins by showing the mascots gathering holiday goods at popular locations all over the city: Gritty secures a tree... Read more →


PATCO Hosts "Transportation YOU" Event at Lindenwold Facility

Goal of program is to educate young women on the importance of transportation industry DRPA/PATCO’s Engineering Department was the proud host of a program that offers young women the opportunity to explore first-hand a wide variety of transportation careers. The program is called Transportation YOU and it is run through the Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS). Dozens of young women, ages 13-18, recently had the opportunity to take a behind-the-scenes look at PATCO’s main headquarters in Lindenwold, New Jersey. PATCO General Manager John Rink, PATCO Director... Read more →


NJDOT Releases 511NJConnect System

NJDOT announces proactive Alert system uses geo-fencing technology to provide information to motorists (Trenton)- New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti today announced the launch of 511NJConnect, a new alert system that allows transportation agencies the ability to proactively provide information directly to motorists who are stuck in long-term highway closures. At the conclusion of the last winter, Commissioner Gutierrez-Scaccetti directed New Jersey’s transportation agencies to find a way to use technology to keep motorists better informed in the event of an extended... Read more →


Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package: Key To Fun In Philly This Holiday Season

Winter-Only Package Includes Free Hotel Parking & A Free Philadelphia Sightseeing Pass™ For Two Want visiting friends and relatives to enjoy a comfortable, relaxing, enjoyable holiday season in Philadelphia? Encourage them to book the Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package, a perks-packed deal that enables visitors to choose their own city adventure thanks to the inclusion of two free Philadelphia Sightseeing Passes — a first-time package perk. The hotel offer is available December 1, 2019 through February 29, 2020. “The Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package wraps... Read more →


Why Corporate Hospitality is Good for Business

Gloucestercitynews.net(Dec. 16, 2019)--A successful business relationship requires not only mutual competence and profitability, but also elements of trust, warmth and loyalty. In the digital world businesses operate in today, a lot of the personal touch has been lost in favour of emails and video conferencing. However, while this has become the norm, competition is higher than ever as clients have more choice than ever before, in terms of which companies they do business with. This means that the key to establishing lasting relationships with clients... Read more →


Public is Concerned About Shipping Liquid Gas to Gibbstown

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews.net GIBBSTOWN, NJ (December 16, 2019))--The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) approved a Special Permit to Energy Transfer Solutions LLC, of Florida to transport liquefied natural gas (methane, refrigerated liquid) by rail tank car to a facility, yet to be built, in Gibbstown. This material is currently not authorized for transportation by rail tank car although materials with similar properties are authorized for transportation, according to the NJ Sierra Club. The PHMSA is a United States Department of... Read more →


Aircraft Maintenance: The Small Parts That Make Your Aircraft Safer

Gloucestercitynews.net(December 13, 2019)--Aircraft safety is of vital importance, and establishing a maintenance checklist is a critical pre-flight aspect of this. Whether you’re a fleet manager whose aircrafts' maintenance schedule is based on the inspection standards set in Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations or the owner of a high-usage aircraft, we’ve spotlighted a few points of aircraft maintenance that deserve extra attention to guarantee a safe and comfortable flight. Grommets Grommets are often used to protect wires, tubing and control cables from continuous... Read more →