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Powerball Jackpot Hits $190,000,000

One New Jersey Lottery Ticket Wins $150,000 and One Ticket Wins $50,000 as Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $190,000,000 TRENTON (April 6, 2020) – Two New Jersey Lottery tickets sold that matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Saturday, April 4, drawing winning the $50,000 third-tier prize. One of those tickets was purchased with Powerplay, multiplying the prize to $150,000. The winning tickets from Saturday night’s drawing were sold at the following locations: Union County ($150,000): Quick Mart, 701 Knopf... Read more →


U.S. Spends $19 Million to Help Africa Deal with Grasshopper Problem

In the middle of a health and financial crisis that is crushing the economy and millions of American lives, the U.S. government is dedicating a mind-boggling $19 million to help Africa deal with a CNBNews files grasshopper issue. Known as locusts, the short-horned grasshoppers are reportedly invading the East African nations of Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, qualifying the taxpayer allocation as “humanitarian assistance” that will reduce the size of the swarms and have a positive impact on affected communities throughout the Horn of Africa. At... Read more →


CNB Opinion: A Change is Needed, and Needed Fast

"If this government-ordered shutdown continues for much more than another week or two, the human cost of job losses and bankruptcies will exceed what most Americans imagine." ~Wall Street Journal Op-Ed William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor What this Coronavirus Pandemic is doing to the United States of America is beyond belief. Never in recent memory has anything like this happened in our country. If someone had told you in January that the government would... Stop you from going to work Force you to... Read more →


Vacation Home Owners Not Welcome in Shore Communities

LOWER TOWNSHIP MAYOR, FRANK SIPPEL SHARES AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE There are several new developments in Lower Township that I would like everyone to be aware of. We have asked those that have second homes in our area, please do not visit the area at this time and increase the spread of the coronavirus. We have notified all campgrounds in the township that they are not permitted to open until further notice. In addition, we have just enacted a resolution that prohibits the rental of online... Read more →


NJ Tax Filing Deadline Extended

(Camden City, NJ) – The state tax filing and corporation business tax filing deadline have been extended from April 15 to July 15 to allow New Jerseyans time to focus on their safety and livelihood during the COVID-19 pandemic. The extension was announced in a joint statement by Governor Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin Wednesday morning. “This extra time is crucial for the health and safety of Camden County in many ways,” Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “As the... Read more →


NJ SNAP Recipients Receive Extra Benefit Payment

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – Many Camden County residents who receive food assistance through the New Jersey Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) received an extra benefit payment on March 29. Benefits awarded in April will also be higher than usual, all in an effort to help address critical food needs related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The supplemental payments were included in the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act. On March 29, roughly 205,000 New Jersey households received supplemental payments totaling $35 million. Another $35... Read more →


Eight Reasons Remote Collaboration Apps Will Astonish the Legal Community During Isolation

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(April 4, 2020)A few reasons why applications like Google Hangouts and Microsoft Teams may change the general operating procedures of legal organizations even after isolation. As we all know, the entire world is under lockdown for an indeterminate time due to the Coronavirus. As we also know, most of us cannot afford to simply stop and take a break from life. Even if we could, the damage to our various institutions and economies would likely be worse than the virus itself. That means the show... Read more →


Menendez, Booker, Norcross, Kim Announce First Wave of Federal Funding for South Jersey

from Emergency Stimulus Package NEWARK, N.J. – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-N.J.) and Congressmen Donald Norcross (N.J.-01) and Andy Kim (N.J.-03) today announced a combined total of $11,078,441 in federal funding awarded to counties and municipalities across South Jersey from the U.S. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Community Planning and Development to combat COVID-19. This represents the first wave of billions in funding for New Jersey from the $2 trillion emergency stimulus package Congress... Read more →


Delaware provides virtual environmental/educational content

DOVER, Del. – As events and programs are canceled or postponed during Governor Carney’s emergency declaration for the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Controlencourages Delawareans to take advantage of its robust collection of online resources. They can watch live virtual park programs multiple times a week, take a virtual boating course, explore parks and historical areas by video and more. A few online resources and services include: Daily Delaware State Parks Virtual Content: Dive into Delaware State Parks from the... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: Coast Guard's newest Surf Men escort fishing vessel across breaking Umpqua River bar

REEDSPORT, OR, UNITED STATES 04.01.2020 Courtesy Photo U.S. Coast Guard District 13 Subscribe43 Petty Officers 2nd Class Enrique Lemos and Aaron Hadden and their crews aboard 47-foot Motor Lifeboats from Coast Guard Station Umpqua River escort the fishing vessel Brenna A across the Umpqua River bar located near Reedsport, Oregon, April 1, 2020. Lemos and Hadden were both recently qualified as surfman, which is the highest qualification for small-boat operators. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Umpqua River) Story by Petty Officer 1st Class... Read more →


Small Business Emergency Assistance Program taking Applications

Camden City, NJ – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority has begun accepting applications for its Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program. The grant program is part of the state’s efforts to help businesses and workers negatively impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Small- and mid-sized businesses wishing to apply for a grant can apply online beginning at 9 a.m. by following a link that will be posted on the state’s COVID-19 Business Information Hub. The grants are not available to home-based businesses or prohibited businesses... Read more →


Do Not Let Scammers Get Your COVID-19 Economic Impact Payment

PHILADELPHIA PA (April 3, 2020)--In just a matter of weeks, the Internal Revenue Service will begin distributing COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments. The payment will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most Americans. Gloucestercitynews.net graphics file For most Americans, the Economic Impact Payment will be deposited directly into the same banking account reflected on the most recent tax return they filed for either 2018 or 2019. For the unbanked, elderly or other groups we have traditionally seen receive tax refunds via paper check, they... Read more →


Pennsylvania Business Files Lawsuit Against Gov. Over Coronavirus Shutdown

By Christen Smith | The Center Square Schulmerich Bells, the world's leading hand bell manufacturer, sued the Pennsylvania governor on Friday over his statewide shutdown order for non-life-sustaining businesses. Schulmerich Bells (The Center Square) – The world’s largest manufacturer of hand bells became the latest company to challenge Pennsylvania’s shut down order for non-life-sustaining businesses, this time arguing that Gov. Tom Wolf’s mandate violates the Fifth Amendment. Schulmerich Bells filed a complaint in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Friday that alleges the order infringes... Read more →


New Jersey Lottery Walk-in Claims Desk Remains Temporarily Closed

due to Public Health Emergency Lottery Ticket Sales and Drawings will Continue TRENTON (April 1, 2020) – To mitigate further spread of COVID-19 the New Jersey Lottery’s front office remains temporarily closed for the collection of walk-in claims. The front office will remain closed through at least April 17 while we review and revise our protocols for paying claims. Claims less than $599.50 can still be immediately redeemed at any retailer and mailed claims will still be processed in the regular course of business. Winners... Read more →


Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $121,000,000

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (April 1, 2020) – The Mega Millions drawing on Tuesday, March 31, drawing produced seven players that matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Three of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $2,000. Moreover, 16,356 other New Jersey players took home $73,110 in prizes ranging from $2 to $800. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, March 31, drawing were: 08, 17, 51, 57, and 70.... Read more →


FOREIGN AFFAIRS: First Look: The Comeback Nation

The Comeback Nation, How U.S. Economic Supremacy Has Proved Declinists Wrong “The 2020s have opened with the sudden shock of a global pandemic. Economists are downgrading their growth forecasts for countries all over the world, and the United States’ record-long economic expansion is at risk of coming to an abrupt end,” writes Ruchir Sharma, chief global strategist at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. “But there is little evidence to suggest that the downturn will hit the United States disproportionately hard.” Sharma observes that “It is hard... Read more →


COVID-19 Threatens Health…of Second Amendment

MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2020 SUPPORT NRA-ILA Our nation continues to struggle with the widespread impact of the COVID-19 virus. By now, everyone should be aware of the new “social distancing” paradigm, where we are all encouraged to avoid large groups of people, and maintain at least six feet of distance between each other when we do interact. Regular washing of our hands—which we should have been doing already—is now the norm, and anyone caught coughing or sneezing outside of the confines of their own elbow... Read more →


Find the Best Place to Shop for Beauty Supplies: Online Makeup Shop Review

There are many different shops where you can purchase makeup, that it becomes hard to pick the one that will definitely provide you with the best beauty accessories and products that are worth the money. This article is going to help you find the right store that will not disappoint you. Read more about the shop that sells the best beauty supplies - GoodBeautyProducts.com. Find out about a place where you can find the nicest matte foundations and primers for all skin types! GoodBeautyProducts Reviews:... Read more →


Important Information Regarding Powerball Jackpots

Following next Grand Prize win, Powerball jackpot will reset to $20 million with minimum roll increases of $2 million between drawings. TRENTON (March 28, 2020) – The Powerball Product Group announced changes to ensure the game continues to support good causes in all 48 U.S. lottery jurisdictions. The value of the Powerball jackpot is based on projected sales, which have declined due to the current health crisis and directives urging people to stay home. Following the next Grand Prize win, Powerball’s starting jackpot will reset... Read more →


GOOD NEWS FOR Small Businesses in Pennsylvania

(The Center Square) – Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced Wednesday a new relief fund for small businesses struggling during the coronavirus pandemic. The $100 million COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program (CWCA) will provide loans up to $100,000 for businesses with 100 or fewer full-time employees. “My top priority is to save Pennsylvania lives, then save their livelihoods,” Wolf said. “I am utilizing every resource available to assist Pennsylvania’s business during this incredibly difficult time, and this small business funding availability is a step in the... Read more →


DRPA Bridges Go Cashless Starting Today

All traffic is directed to use E-ZPass lanes. No cash is accepted. No collectors are in the lanes. Keep moving in E-ZPass lanes- do not stop. Vehicles without E-ZPass will receive an invoice in the mail. In a further effort to reduce human-to-human contact and help limit the spread of COVID-19, the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) initiated all-electronic (cashless) starting today at 6 a.m. until further notice. All motorists crossing the Ben Franklin, Walt Whitman, Betsy Ross, and Commodore Barry Bridges will be directed... Read more →


27 Pennsylvania Businesses Warned to Comply with Coronavirus Shutdown

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The Pennsylvania State Police said Tuesday that troopers warned more than two dozen businesses to shut down in compliance with the governor’s mandate issued last week. Col. Robert Evanchick said the warnings came during the first day of statewide enforcement. Only two regions – comprising Clearfield, Clarion, Forest, Elk and Jefferson counties in the northwest and Bradford, Sullivan, Wyoming and most of Luzerne counties in the northeast – showed 100 percent compliance. "As expected,... Read more →


NEW JERSEY CONSTRUCTION WORKERS SPEAK OUT:

FEAR OF BEING LEFT BEHIND BY CONGRESS AS COVID-19 GRINDS INDUSTRY TO A HALT COVID-19 Relief Bills Leave Behind Nation’s 11 Million Construction Workers and Their Families Newark, NJ – COVID-19 has decimated the U.S. construction industry, and Congress has done little to stop it or to provide relief for workers in this major jobs sector, a leading international building trade union charged Monday. Although construction is the 6th largest U.S. employment sector – larger than the transportation, financial, and information sectors – the needs... 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 →


How to Find Happiness in Life Post Divorce? Follow Our Tips and Be Happy!

Gloucestercitynews.net (March 23, 2020)--When there is a decision that it is time to officially end the relationship, you have to be ready to learn how to become happy. This will seem very simple to some, but for others, it is difficult to achieve this for many years. That’s why you need to think about this in advance! If you are only on the verge of a divorce, then you have to consider the opportunity for cheap divorce online. There are specialized companies that help you... Read more →


Why Invest in Stocks and Bonds? Your Questions, Answered

Gloucestercitynews.net(March 23, 2020)--Everyone finds themselves in a time of financial hardship sometimes. Whether that happens in your early twenties or your late sixties, it all hurts the same. It's important to take steps toward better finances and prevent those kinds of hardships from happening. That said, some people are in better situations than others, and it's always easier said than done. We're going to explore the idea of investing in this article. We'll talk about why the decision to invest in stocks and bonds is... Read more →


High-Conflict Divorce: Parallel Shared Parenting

Gloucestercitynews.net (March 17, 2020)--All the world knows that there is nothing better for kids than to have their mom and dad under one roof. However, this is not always possible, especially when many married couples end up filling out divorce forms rather than salvaging their marriages. When two people, who have kids in common, decide to end their marital relationships on paper and start looking for a divorce website, like onlinedivorcer.com, to resolve their situation, their kids like nobody else have a rough time. And... Read more →


MAPLE SHADE PD ALERT: Texts about martial law are fake

MAPLE SHADE, NJ (March 20,2020)--A current nationwide viral text campaign about the imposition of martial law under the Stafford Act is FAKE NEWS. In this time of crisis we must all do our part and stop the flow of fake news and disinformation campaigns. If you get this virial text, STOP, do not forward it. DELETE IT. Rely on only trusted government sources for accurate news. In addition to this viral text campaign, many scammers and fraudsters are preying on the American public during this... Read more →


$28.8 million in FY2020 Rail Freight Assistance Program grants

13 rail projects will improve the existing freight system to support economic activity (Trenton) – The Murphy Administration today announced 13 grants totaling more than $28.8 million through the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s FY2020 Rail Freight Assistance Program. The grants help support economic activity by preserving and improving the existing freight transportation system and by making freight rail service more widely available for businesses throughout the state. Rail freight improvements support the state’s clean energy, congestion mitigation, and sustainable development goals. “The Murphy Administration... Read more →


NEW REPORT: NEW JERSEY RESIDENTS PAY THE HIGHEST TAXES IN THE NATION

By Sarah Downey | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey residents pay the highest property taxes in the nation, according to a new report, and the amount has gone up since last year. CNBNewsnet files According to data from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, 2019 property taxes increased more than 2 percent compared to 2018. Last year, the average homeowner paid $8,953 in real estate taxes, while in 2018, the amount was $8,767. The tax burden on New Jersey residents... Read more →


NJDOT awards $4.8 million in Airport Improvement Program Grants

Grants will support projects at nine airports in seven counties (Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced the awarding of 12 Airport Improvement Program grants totaling more than $4.8 million in state funds to support airport safety and improvement projects. These grants, which leverage federal funding and airport contributions, will support a total of $31.4 million worth of work. “New Jersey’s public-use airports are an important piece of the State’s complex and diverse transportation system,” NJDOT Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti said. “General... Read more →


Financial Experts Challenge Necessity of Enacting Price Gouging Laws

By Scott McClallen & Bruce Walker | The Center Square (The Center Square) — In times of economic uncertainty, retail customers sometimes witness what they consider unnecessary and sometimes unprincipled price spikes on household purchases. Gloucestercitynews graphics file When the price of a good is significantly greater in times of crisis than what the consumer is accustomed to paying during times of relative normalcy, the seller sometimes often is accused of price gouging. Whereas some consumers and public figures claim retailer greed is behind increased... Read more →


Hunger Free America Praises Senate Passage of COVID-19 Relief Bill

Hunger-Relief Provisions of the Bill Detailed Below Hunger Free America, a nationwide direct service and advocacy organization, applauded the U.S. Senate for passing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, H.R. 6201, which passed the House last Friday and which is expected to be signed by President Donald Trump. The economic relief bill would significantly lessen the hunger crisis, not only providing more funds to make it easier for schools, senior programs, and food charities to provide alternative meals, but, most significantly, creating a vast new,... Read more →


Gloucester County Social Services to Serve Residents Online and by Phone

(Sewell, NJ)–The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Division of Social Services recognizes that receiving your benefits in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak is top priority for you and your family. In order to ensure you receive your benefits, a number of temporary changes have been put in place to serve you beginning March 18. “In order to encourage our County residents to engage in social distancing, the Division of Social Services is serving our individuals online and by phone only,” Freeholder... Read more →